Phillip Mitchell – I’ll See You In Hell / Ray Godfrey – I Ain’t Givin’ Up – 7″ Vinyl


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Phillip Mitchell only cut one single for Spring’s Event subsidiary in 1975 – despite the beautiful ballad ‘There’s Another In My Life’ being an R&B hit, he did not have a follow-up. However, there were three songs recorded at the Brad Shapiro-led Muscle Shoals session, and ‘I’ll See You In Hell First’ was the superb mid-tempo track that lay dormant until compiled on an Ace CD in 1990. It features Mitchell singing at his best on an inspired, self-penned song and is long-overdue a vinyl pressing as originally hoped for.

Ray Godfrey had four 45s for the label, but like Mitchell he was best known as a songwriter, for Millie Jackson, Joe Simon and Act I in particular. He wrote under his real name of Raeford Gerald. He produced this song on both Joe Simon and Millie Jackson; his own reading has now been found on the multi-track tapes for the song’s recording session. It is a worthy addition to the Godfrey/Gerald catalogue.


Track Listing


No. Track Preview
01. Phillip Mitchell - I'll See You In Hell Listen


No. Track Preview
01. Ray Godfrey - I Ain't Givin' Up Listen

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input date 28th August 2019

Phillip Mitchell / Ray Godfrey




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