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Errol's Pick

"It'll All Be Over" is the title of the only album that The Supreme Jubilees, a group from California, released 35 years back. This heartfelt music is a wicked mix of smooth and gritty soul, gospel and disco and there is a fascinating story of how this record ended up getting released. The Supreme Jubilees was made up of brothers and cousins from two families. They played the church circuit for a few years before deciding to cut "It'll All Be Over", and they only pressed 500 copies of it. During their tour of Texas, the Supreme Jubilees sold a copy of the album to one of their fans. And it eventually found its way to a used record store in San Antonio. That's where it was discovered nearly 30 years later by David Haffner, a record collector who runs a store in Austin called Friends of Sound. He tracked down the group and introduced them to Light In The Attic, the label that released the record. In an interview, Haffner told me, "I fell in love with the music so I wanted to find out who made it and help a reissue happen so the rest of the world could have an opportunity to fall in love with it too".

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