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Hi Folks

Here's a few tastey morsels for your delectation...............drop me a line (john.dunne@quintiles.com) if you're interested in anything.



All prices in UK

Darrell Banks: Open The Door/Our Love (Revilot) £15

Classic Northern on the double

George Benson: My Womans Good to Me (A+M) £40

Awesome in demand crossover

The Blendtones: Come On Home (Success) £15

Brilliant early male group dancer that has the right sound for now and the potential to be massive. Highly recommended.

Maxine Brown: Now That You've Gone (Nomar) £15

Brilliant early dancer from one of the most reliable soul singers ever. Plays for me and Brian.

Billy Butler: Sweet Darling (Brunswick) £20

Brilliant Chicago Northern dancer. Totally under-rated. Should be played.

Martha Carter: Nobody Knows (Ron) £10

Not the same song as the Dickie Wonder classic but a great record nevertheless. An early dancer as featured on the Soul Serenade website.

Gene Chandler: I'll Make The Living (Chi-Sound) £10

Brilliant, popular modern dancer

Maxine Davis: He's My Guy (Trinity) £20

Great under-rated girlie Northern dancer

Four Tops: It's The Same Old Song (Tamla Motown CA) £8

Classic Motown. Nice on Canadian

Four Tops: Sweet Understanding Love (Dunhill) £10

Brilliant uptempo feel good 70's.

Four Tops: I Can't Help Myself (Motown) 5

Classic motown dancer.

****FOUR TOPS SPECIAL: All 3 above for £15******

Benny Gordon: Gonna Give Her All The Love I Got (Wand) £20

Classic Northern dancer. Often copied, never bettered. Superb!!!!

Marvin Gaye: Come Get To This (Tamla) £10

Is it the greatest motwon record??? Some sai it is........well it's certainly one of the best 70's. Monster plays over the past few years and still a guaranteed floorfiller. Your collection wouldn't be complete without it.

Marvin Gaye: I Heard It Through The Grapevine (Tamla Motown CA) £8

Classic Motown from the great man and nice on Canadian

Marvin Gaye: How Can I Forget / Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got (Tamla) £8Another brilliant double header from Motowns finest

****MARVIN GAYE SPECIAL: All 3 above for £20******

Leon Haywood: It's Got To be Mellow (Decca) £10

Superb midtempo Northern/Crossover groover. What a bargain. Recommended!!!!!!!!!!!

Cissy Houston: Bring Him Back (Congress WDJ) £10

Beautiful and hard to find pressing of this classic dancer.

Gladys Knight and The Pips: Come See About Me (Fury WDJ) £20

Great early dancer from one of the greats. Recommended!!!!!!!!

Ketty Lester: River Of Salt (Era) £20

Gorgeous in demand floater that seems to have dried up!!!!!!!!!

Jackie Moore: Both Ends Against The Middle (Atlantic) £10

Great old 70's spin. Great flip too.

Precisions: If This Is Love (Drew) £15

Classic Detroit Northern stomper.

Pauline Shivers: Won't You Come Back Home (O-Pex) £20 euros

Brilliant crossover dancer. Seen listed at £40!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bargain!!!!!!!!!!

Soul Majestics: Missing You (Al-Tog wdj) £20

Brilliant midtempo male group Northern dancer that's getting some attention across the pond. Awesome crossover flip too. Recommended!!!!!!!!!!!

Edwin Starr: Love (The Lonely Peoples Prayer) (Motown WDJ) £15

Superb crossover dancer from the man voted Irelands favourite male singer in last years poll. Recommended!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Supremes: Nothing But Hearaches (Motown) £8

Another great uptempo dancer from the girls

Supremes: Stoned Love (Motown) £8

Classic Motown.

Supremes: Time Changes Things (Motown) £10

Even though I alsways loved their hits I must admit I've really had a re-evaluation of the Supremes over the last few years. Some of their overlooked stuff really is exceptional....He's All I Got, You've Been So Wonderful To Me, Will This Be The Day, Whisper You Love Me Boy etc........and here is another criminally overlooked gem of a dancer. This time we get that raw early sound that's just perfect for today. Highly recommended.

****SUPREMES SPECIAL: All 3 above for £20 ******

The Groove: Love Its Getting Better (Wand) £25

Brilliant feelgood Crossover Northern. Highly recommended.

The Vogues: True Lovers (Co + Ce) £10

Great version of the Four Chaps at half the price. Brilliant group midtempo.

Junior Walker: Gotta Hold On To This Feeling (Soul) £15 or (Soul wdj) £15

Awesome Motown. SN plays for Pip and weekender spin for me. Superb!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Dee Dee Warwick: When Love Slips Away (Mercury) £15

Brilliant midtempo. Same (and as good as IMO) as Margo and Marvettes at a fraction of the price. Recommended.

Dionne Warwick: Reach Out For Me (Scepter/Wand) £10

Great version

Baby Washington: That's How Heartaches Are Made/There He Is (Canadian Sue) £15

Finally saw my alltime favorite female singer in Prestatyn. Here she is on two awesome midtempo sides. Nice Canadian copy too.

Rudy West: Stop! (Landmark) £15

One time 100 quider before a few turned up. Brilliant crossover midtempo.

Al Wilson: Show and Tell (Bell) or (Rocky Road) £10

Quite simply one of the greatest 70's soul records. A must have record

Nancy Wison: Where Does That Leave Me (Capitol) £15

Awesome female version of the Romance Watson monster at a fraction of the price. Recommended

Bargain Section:

£3 each.

Any 4 for £10

Any 10 for £20

Condition varies from VG to EX but all are in very playable condition. Some real bargains in here!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Willie Bobo: Blues In The Closet (Verve)

Great Jazzy Instrumental Dancer

Jerry Butler: Don't Let Love Hang You Up (Mercury)

midtempo Crossover

Jerry Butler: Walking Around In Teardrops (Mercury)

Midtempo crossover

Clarence Carter: Too Weak To Fight (Atlantic)

Great oldie

Clarence Carter: Slip Away (Atlantic)

Midtempo dancer

Jimmy Cliff: Waterfall (A+M)

Forgotten Wigan stomper

Commodores: Brick House (Motown)

Great Funk

David + The Giants: Superlove (Crazy Horse)

Northern oldie

Dramatics: Ge Up and Get Down (Volt)

Excellent Funky dancer. Soul Heaven spins for me.

Dyke + the Blazers: Funky Broadway (Original Sound)

Classic funk

Donnie Elbert: Where Did Our Love Go (All Platinum)

Great cover version. Gorgeous flip.

Aretha Franklin: Can't You Just See Me (Columbia)

Quality under-rated 60's double-header

Gene and Debbe: I'll Come Running (TRX)

Nice Midtempo

R. B. Greaves: Whiter Shade Of Pale (Atco)

Surprisingly good cover version of the pop classic

Reuben Howell: I'll be Your Brother (Motown)

Isley Bros: That Lady (T-Neck)


Jackson 5: Little Bitty Pretty One (Motown)

Unfortunate title perhaps but nice 70's

Jesse James: Believe in Me Baby (20th Cent)

Great midtempo. Looks rough plays VG.

Mable John: Able Mable (Stax)

Great early RnB

Gladys Knight: Neither One Of Us (Soul)

2 great sides

Gladys Knight: Cloud Nine (Soul)

Great version of the Temps classic. plays vg+

Billy Ocean: Love Really Hurts Without You (GTO)

Classic uptempo 70's

Peaches + Herb: I Want Us Back Together (Polydor)

Great uptempo 70's dancer

Peaches + Herb: Shake Your Groove Thing (Polydor)

Funky 70's

Arthur Prysock: One Broken Heart (Old Town)

Brilliant 70's - getting plays

Reflections: Comin' At You (Golden World)

Classic Detroit Northern

Righteous Bros: Soul + Inspiration (Verve)

Classic blue-eyed soul

Lou Robets: Ten to One (MGM SP)

Wigan classic

Diana Ross + Marvin Gaye: My Mistake (Motown)

Nice 70's

Rufus: Tell Me Something Good (ABC)

Funky 70's

Billy Shields: I Was A Boy (Harbour)

Midtempo crossover

Donna Summer: Last Dance (Casablanca)

Classic 70's

Supremes: Reflections/Going Down For The Third Time (Motown)

Great Motown double-header

Supremes: Where Did Our Love Go (Motown)

Classic Motown. Looks rough plays VG.

Johnnie Taylor: Who's Making Love (Stax)

Great funky dancer

Temptations: Sail Away (Gordy)


Temptations: You Really Love Your Baby (Gordy)

Midtempo Modern

B.J. Thomas: Mighty Clouds Of Joy (Scepter)

Crossover midtempo

Three Degrees: Take Good Care Of Yourself (PIR)

Classic 70's

Tower of Power: You're So Wonderful (WB Demo or Isue)

Great uplifting 70's dancer

Tower of Power: Rock Baby (Columbia)

Funky 70's

Tower of Power: Oakland Stroke (WB)

Great Funk

War: The Cisco Kid (UA)

Funk double-header

Dionne Warwick + The Spinners: Then You Came (Atlantic)

Dionne Warwick: Do You Know The Way To San Jose (Scepter Wand)


Mary Wells: You Beat Me To the Punch / Two Lovers (Motown Yesteryear)

2 brilliant sides

Barry White: It's Ecstasy (20h Cent)


Nancy Wilson: Welcome, Welcome (Capitol)

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