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Paul Weller "Lost & Found" with Keb Darge!

Paul Weller has come together with DJ Keb Darge to release a compilation called 'Lost & Found; Real R'N'B & Soul'.

The double album will feature forgotten soul tracks from the '50s and '60s, and will be released on January 18 next year.

Darge has picked the songs on the 'A' side of the record, while Weller has chosen the tracks for the 'B' side.

In the liner notes for the record, Darge writes about how he first met Weller in a urinal at a birthday party for Weller's sister Nicky's boyfriend.

he said: "Paul walked in as I was relieving myself and said he was enjoying the tunes. I later found out from Nicky that he was also an avid collector, and had been for as long as myself."

Side A Tracklisting:
Keb Darge’s Choice
Big Mama Thornton - 'They Call Me Big Mama'
The Brothers Of Soul - 'Come On Back'
The Tempos - '(Countdown) Here I Come'
Epitome Of Sound - 'You Don’t Love Me'
Daddy Cleanhead &…

Paul Weller Deluxe Edition w/limited A4 Print At Reflex Records!

Our favourite independent record shop, Reflex is now offering the upcoming Deluxe Edition of Paul's first solo album for pre-order with an A4 black and white print from the era.

A message from Reflex:
Paul Weller reissues his debut album and Reflex can announce that pre-orders for this album will receive a 100% Exclusive A4 print, limited to just 250 copies, so get your orders in very quick indeed. The print will be shipped separately to the product.

Click on the Reflex logo and secure
your copy and print ASAP!

Pre-Order The Moons Brand New Single! (Paul Weller's Band Mate)

We are big fans here at PW News of Paul's current band mate Andy Crofts and his band The Moons. They have a brand new single, Torn Between Two coming out on Acid Jazz Records. The single hits the streets on October 19, but you can pre-order it using the link below. Get a preview of the single as well as other music, videos, pics and tour info over at The Moons Official MySpace page.

Paul Weller To Attend Dee C Lee & The Deep MO Gig At Dingwalls!

We have just seen this bit of info floating around the web:

Dee C Lee @ Dingwalls - come and see Dee and Paul Weller.
Just had word that Paul Weller will be coming to Dingwalls in London alongside many other celebrities of TV and music to support Dee C Lee and The MO on their first outing.

This show will also be recorded and filmed for future airing and if you want to see Paul and Dee with a wicked 11 piece band, maybe even together on stage, get on down to Dingwalls on Sunday.

Tickets via and all good ticket outlets.

From The Deep MO's Facebook Page:
Message from Dee...Paul is coming to support his ex-wife and good friend on her special night..and she says he loves THE FUNK!!!! YC.x

For Sounds & Video - The Deep MO @ MySpace

Flashback: October 1982 (Bruce Foxton on Paul Weller & The Jam)

Flashback: October 1982
Paul Weller baffles fans and bandmates by quitting the Jam, as bass player Bruce Foxton recalls:

"Earlier that year, when we were on tour in Japan, it was clear that Paul was unhappy. Rick [Buckler, drums] and myself felt we all needed a break. It had been a hectic six years or so and there was a lot of pressure on Paul in particular, with the songwriting. When we got back in the UK, Paul called a meeting. He just said he wanted to leave the band.

"We tried to talk him round, said: 'Take as long as you need off,' but he'd made up his mind. We had no idea what direction he was going to go in but when he came out with the Style Council, it made more sense to me. I thought, 'OK, maybe you made the right decision,' because at that point I wouldn't have gone in that direction. Possibly he knew that.

"The farewell tour was very emotional. It was a while before I was talked round to have one last fling, and do it for the fans. They w…

Paul Weller Deluxe Song Samples...

If you're interested in getting a little preview, Amazon has audio samples from the upcoming deluxe edition of Paul's solo debut. You can check them out HERE.

Paul Weller Having A Walk 'Round Soho Today...

Paul with Hannah Andrews & Nat Weller.

From The Daily Mail