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Emeralds On Vick

I sure ain't knowledgable on rare soul records (unless they're from Ohio or the Pacific NW)...but is this really as unknown as claimed?

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I had never heard it until this week, sounded excellent to me.

Could it be something we don't get much of these days, a 60's newie?!

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same here never heard it before but aint it good

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Two great sides....

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Had one mid 80's,cheap,after playing it a few times ,decided to move it on for trades got about £300 ,niceish tune but nowt special

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had one too and traded it around the start of the 2000`s...havent seen many since then though.

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Great record! Never heard it before.

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Not a bad record reminds me of the Hi Lites on Daran.

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$7200 final price.........lordy!

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$7200 final price.........lordy!

Very strange price result, maybe it was something about the Shrine connection.

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Amazing money. A nice 60's record but not worth that in terms of musical quality imho. Obviously very rare though!

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rare un - deffo...nice collector's item! to be honest I tried to get it...even it sounds to me a bit like the miracles (tears of a clown) in sum way ...

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Very strange price result, maybe it was something about the Shrine connection.

what shrine connection?

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what shrine connection?

also, for what it's worth, the group members didn't say anything about a shrine connection, don't know if you were assuming something or not.

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what else is on the label? isnt the kittens on vick?

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what else is on the label? isnt the kittens on vick?

yes it's the same label. there are a few more random releases on vick. bob lee owned it, along with jerhart, hawk, toi, big 3, sta-set, etc. there are apparently two different presses of the emeralds that look the same but are different versions.

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Hi Bob, seem to recall something about the Counts, Peaches Baby??

ATB Andy

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Hi Bob, seem to recall something about the Counts, Peaches Baby??

ATB Andy

i'm pretty sure there's no connection. this group did have connections to the magnificents on dee gee and the disco group masheen co.

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Could it have been on the arrangement side Bob?

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i'm pretty sure there's no connection. this group did have connections to the magnificents on dee gee and the disco group masheen co.

true. re price...thats what you get when theres some buzz about a 45 on here before auction has fnished and two bidders end up bidding themselves up to their reserve. sth tells me you will be able to hear the record at the upcoming big line up scotland and nürnberg weekenders in a nighter context...

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Brilliant both sides !

had one long time ago ,not many people new it , got rid for £150.00 quid, what a mistake will regret for long as live.

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had one long time ago ,not many people new it , got rid for £150.00 quid, what a mistake will regret for long as live.

Unlucky it's happened to us all at some point,the drumming on the second side ace !! added to my wish i could afford list :D

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Unlucky it's happened to us all at some point,the drumming on the second side ace !! added to my wish i could afford list :D

agreed love it

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yes it's the same label. there are a few more random releases on vick. bob lee owned it, along with jerhart, hawk, toi, big 3, sta-set, etc. there are apparently two different presses of the emeralds that look the same but are different versions.

I wonder if Leo Austell co-owned Vick and Sta-Set along with Lee, as his own Lamaja Music was involved in virtually every record I have on those labels, including The Emeralds on Vick. Austell was also co-producer with Lee on The Emeralds' record.

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i'm pretty sure there's no connection. this group did have connections to the magnificents on dee gee and the disco group masheen co.

I thought The Magnificents on Dee Gee was an L.A. record, as it was produced by H.B. Barnum for Jobete Music L.A. office, with Frank Wilson and Marc Gordon writing it. Were those the Chicago Magnificents? Did they move to L.A. with Magnificent Montague, when he came to L.A. to be a DJ on KGFJ?

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