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New Stars On The Horizon

Profile by uncredited writer, Hit Parader, May 1967

Jimmy Castor, Tim Buckley, Jimmy Ruffin, Judy Collins ...

The Jimmy Castor Bunch

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 14 July 1972

"YOU KNOW, we recorded the album for Columbia but they just did not want it. They were too busy with Sly and Chicago; Santana and ...

Funkadelic pee in your Afro

Report by Vernon Gibbs, The Village Voice, 5 September 1974

LAST WEEK, Rare Earth punked out of a gig at the Apollo, a rare honor for which Mick Jagger might conceivably give up eyeshadow. The ...

Jimmy Castor: The Everything Man

Review by Chris Salewicz, New Musical Express, 21 September 1974

SUBTLE ONE, that title. See, in the centre of the sleeve there's a picture of the dude who is presumably Jimmy Castor wearing a standard ...

Jimmy Castor: Boogieing To The Top

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 1 April 1975

JIMMY CASTOR confesses that, right now, he is feeling elated. And one look at the charts or a few hours listening to nearly every r&b ...

The Spinners, the Jimmy Castor Bunch, Ben E. King, Sister Sledge: Manchester Opera House

Live Review by Idris Walters, Melody Maker, 12 April 1975

ATLANTIC'S Supersoul On-Tour '75 (direct descendant from the sixties' Stax/Volt Review) hit the Manchester Opera House after a successful opening night at the Liverpool Empire. ...

Sister Sledge; Jimmy Castor; Ben E. King; The Spinners: Return of the Soul Package

Report and Interview by Bob Fisher, Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 19 April 1975

From the great lost soul label of Atlantic it came, writhing with synchronized funk, its many black heads chanting and wailing. Nothing like it had ...

Ben E. King, The Jimmy Castor Bunch, The Spinners, Sister Sledge: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Live Review by Robin Katz, Sounds, 26 April 1975


Castor's Last Stand? No Way!

Interview by Tony Cummings, Black Music, May 1975

From 50s doowop to 70s superfunk... this man has done it all. And he's still doin' it. TONY CUMMINGS on the rise of Jimmy Castor ...

Jimmy Castor: The Everything Man Really Has Everything

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 27 May 1975

ON REFLECTION, the two most successful names to emerge from the highly successful Atlantic Super-Soul concert tour were Jimmy Castor and Sister Sledge. ...

Bertha Butt meets Darth Vader... courtesy of Jimmy Castor, of course!

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 18 July 1978

WHEN IT comes to novelty disco tunes, Jimmy Castor has proven himself to be irresistible. Right from 'Hey Leroy, Your Mama's Calling You', through the ...

Jimmy Castor: Home

Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 19 June 1979

AFTER AN absence of one album, the Jimmy Castor Bunch are back within the Atlantic family – this time on the Cotillion label. ...

Remembering The Everything Man: A Jimmy Castor Interview

Retrospective and Interview by Angus Batey, The Quietus, 20 January 2012

Angus Batey pays tribute to the late Jimmy Castor, and we publish an extract from an extensive interview the journalist conducted with Castor over a ...


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