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Hit and Run Records - 2 new releases March 2021

Hit and Run Records - 2 new releases March 2021 magazine cover

ANNOUNCING –TWO NEW HR 45 RELEASES - originally scheduled for 1st February 2021, Covid-delayed but now all present and correct and ready to mail out.

Taking orders now with paypal £12 each 45 + £3 postage (good for 1-3 records). paypal – hitandrunsoul45@gmail.com.

HR 1525 OTIS CLAY - I Lost Someone (alternate unreleased take) / Nothing To Look Forward To / I Lost Someone. (yep, 3 tracks for the usual price)

The iconic Otis Clay - here with 3 wonderful One-Derful masters from 1966 Chicago. The original plan was to issue 'Nothing To Look Forward To' ( unreleased until the Japanese P-Vine LP in 1979) with 'I Lost Someone' (unreleased until the P-Vine LP in 1990). When supplying the masters, an alternate take of 'I Lost Someone' came to light; unable to choose, we decided the right thing to do was to include both versions. Three truly great mid 60s midpace dance tracks.

I Lost Someone - www.youtube.com/watch?v=SU1xQ7ToHSQ        Nothing To Look Forward To - www.youtube.com/watch?v=BF8r62HnMJU


HR 1526 BRENDA VARNER - Don't Give Up On Me / Let Me Be A Woman

Brenda was married to Don Varner at the time he was recording down in Sheffield, Alabama at Quinvy / Broadway Studios - although she also had 45s released under the name Brenda Duff - these 2 tracks are all that is in the can from that early 70s Quinvy era. Unreleased until the Charly 1989 LP brought them to light, they have never had a 45 release. The 'A' side here is a very tasteful midpace dancer which has gained sporadic plays over the years; the flip here is classic Southern deepsoul from the mighty Muscle Shoals writing talents of George Soule & Terry Woodford.

Don't Give Up On Me - www.youtube.com/watch?v=9BEvJ8c74L8&t=70s (interestingly, David Johnson has no knowledge of such a 45 existing)

Let Me Be A Woman - http://www.dropbox.com/.../HR 1526 B - Brenda...

£12 each + £3 UK postage; paypal - hitandrunsoul45@gmail.com . Interested in a demo ? please contact me.






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