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Simon's 'Uptown Festival'

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 21 June 1977

THE NAME of Simon Soussan is synonymous with the authentic British Northern disco scene/sound. Before joining the "brain drain" and defecting to America (Los Angeles, ...

Solar Records: Pretty People, Pretty Music, Pretty Vacant

Report and Interview by Danny Baker, New Musical Express, 29 September 1979


Shalamar Hit A Sylvers Lining

Profile and Interview by David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 4 December 1979

JEFFREY DANIEL, Jody Watley and Howard Hewett have quite a few good reasons to feel good right now. As the members of hit group Shalamar, ...

Sex and the Solar People

Report and Interview by Tim Lott, Record Mirror, 1 March 1980

TIM LOTT goes to LA to watch the glitter and tinsel of the biggest thing happening in black music at the moment ...

The Whispers, Shalamar, Lakeside, Carrie Lucas: Solar Galaxy of Stars, New York NY

Live Review by Richard Grabel, New Musical Express, 6 June 1981

THE CONCERT is billed as the Solar Galaxy of Stars, and it's no idle boast. ...

Shalamar: The Venue, London

Live Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 27 February 1982

IT WASN'T that Shalamar don't have their own distinctive sound. It wasn't that they didn't make their presence felt on their first ever British live ...

Shalamar: Friends (Solar K52345)

Review by Paul Sexton, Record Mirror, 6 March 1982

AN ALBUM to establish Shalamar as LP artists and not just the final part of another disco assembly line churning out three-minute pounding product, not ...

Shalamar: Dominion, London

Live Review by Mick Brown, The Guardian, 23 November 1982

SURPRISING AS it may seem, the hottest ticket in town at present is not for ABC, Yazoo or any other of the leading lights of ...


Profile and Interview by Peter Silverton, Smash Hits, 9 December 1982

From just another American disco outfit to an extremely hip modern dance band in only a matter of months. Is it all down to Jeffrey's ...

Shalamar: The Second Time Around

Profile and Interview by Paolo Hewitt, Melody Maker, 18 December 1982

LATE LAST March, under the advice of a close friend, Jeffrey Daniels, one third of a group called Shalamar, took a walk down the Kings ...

Jeffrey Daniels: Popping Off The Rails

Interview by Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, 31 March 1984

Is Jeffrey Daniels on the right track? Gavin Martin has his doubts when he finds out that the king of the body poppers has been ...

Watley's Looking For A New Career

Interview by Dave DiMartino, Billboard, 25 April 1987

Ex-Shalamar Singer Finds Success Solo ...


Book Excerpt by Phil Hardy, Dave Laing, Faber Companion to 20th Century Popular Music, 2001

Jeffrey Daniels, b. 24 August 1957, Los Angeles, California, USA (replaced by Micki Free); Gerald Brown (replaced by Howard Hewitt, b. 1 October 1957, Akron, ...

Shalamar: The Complete Solar Hit Singles Collection

Sleeve notes by Bob Fisher, Sanctuary Records, July 2014

Dick Griffey and Solar Records ...

see also Jeffrey Daniel

see also Jody Watley

see also Howard Hewett


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