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REMEMBER THOSE COVER-UPS??

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Again just a bit of fun (and education....'gee, i didnt know that!').

Some great cover ups over the years, post them here if you remember any. here's some to start off :-

Magnetics - Maybe Maybe (Ad Libs 'Johnny My Boy')

James Conwell - Love Is A Losing Game (Ray Agee 'Im Losing Again')

Detroit Wheels - Like A Good Girl Should' (Richard Anthony - 'No Good')

Robert L Martin - Come &GoWith Me (Fluffy Falana -'My Little Cottage')

William Lucas - Ever Again (Gene Woodbury - 'Ever Again')

Del-Larks - The Phillie (M-M & Peanuts - The Phillie)

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one from way way back

The Johnny Adams Band - Black Ship to hell Breakaway Steve Karmen

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I used to like the cover up names that lasted almost as long as the song. Stuff like:

The Pusseycats - featuring Virginia Blakeley - Winds kept laughing at me.

And also cover - ups by Keb. What was the point. As stated earlier he sounds like he is gurgling with a bag of ball bearings in a wind tunnel.

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...but I could clearly hear him shout out "Dance you w**kers"!!!

Here's some more from the '80s:

TRADE MARTIN: Take It From Me ("Take It From Me Girl" - Buck Rogers Movement)

EMBERS: Play The Part Of A Fool ("Ain't Gonna Run" - Royal Esquires)

SAM COLTRANE: Watch Out For The Heartache ("It's A Heartache" - Little Charles & Sidewinders)

JEROME ARTIS: Tell Me Why ("Why" - Nat Hall)

CLIFFORD BINNS: I Walk Alone ("Somebody Help Me" - Donald Jenkins)

MEL BRITT: Our Love Keeps Growing ("Pyramid" - Soul Bros Inc)

JAMES LEWIS: That's The Way ("That's The Way" - The Q)

JOHNNY VANELLI: Hang On In There ("Gonna Hang On In There Girl" - Jesse Davis)

LENNY WELCH: Room For Me ("There's Room For Me" - Jesse Davis)

SPYDER TURNER & THE WEBS: No Time ("No Time" John & The Wierdest)

STANLEY MITCHELL: Now You've Got Me Baby (Kontets unissued acetate)

AL WILLIAMS: You Can't Win ("Don't Fight It" - The Cairos)

WINFIELD PARKER: Being In Love With You ("In Love" - Tony Galla)

JIMMY WILLIAMS: Somebody Please ("Where Can My Baby Be" - The Martells)

KENNI SMITH: And The Lord Said ("Like The Lord Said" - Rod Keith)

DEREK MARTIN: Say You'll Be Mine ("Always Be Mine" - The Shufflers)

BOBBY JASON: All These Things ("Heartache Souvenirs" - William Powell)

MAURICE WILLIAMS: Got To Look Ahead ("Look Ahead" - Gordon Keith)

SHERLIE MATTHEWS: My Naughty Boy ("Naughty Boy" - Jackie Day)

.....more when I think of them!

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I Remember Athens Rogues being covered up as The Sandpipers at Bradford Queens Hall (possibly spun by Pat Brady or Carl Fortnum - correct me if I'm wrong, which I probably am).

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Another Keb one was,

The Magnificent Men "keep the faith" (Citations on ballad)...

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Will Collins and Will Power-Hung up(King Tutt)

Carstairs-Happy Day(Flame n King)

Quickest Way Out-I just Want To Need You(Exportations-I Want You)

New york Port Authority-Thank you Girl(Sammy Gaha)

Esther Williams-Givin It All To You(cheryl Burdell)

Men In The Moon-You'll Never get My Love(Mike Jemison)

Love Committee-Anything I Can Do-Will Collins And Will Power

Oscar Perry-Getting Ready For The Getdown(ZZ + Company)

Tyrone Edwards-Search This world(Daybreak-Find Me Love)

Brother Louie Brown-How Will I Ever Know(Wilson Picket)

The Construction-Hey Little Way out Girl-Del Capris

Riley Hampton-Broke your Game Wide Open(Frank Dell)

Joe Matthews-I don't Like To Lose(The Group feat'g Cecil Washington)

Christine Cooper-Country Girl(Vicki Baines)

I could go on and on :-)))

Pete

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I Remember Athens Rogues being covered up as The Sandpipers at Bradford Queens Hall (possibly spun by Pat Brady or Carl Fortnum - correct me if I'm wrong, which I probably am).

Athens Rogues C/U as Vondells

Sandpipers C/U was First Grade on Frog

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I was thinking of covering up

Ben E King - I cant break the news, as BEn e King, but it seemed like a lot of hassle.

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Lamarr Thomas & The Ties That Bind-All Of My Life C/U- Nurons

Fred Cole & The Diamonds You Told a Lie C/U- Little Nicky Soul

Jack Montgomery-Up To You- Righteous Brothers

Lee Moore & The Resourceful Ones-"Love Keeps Me Dancing" Ike Noble

Luther Ingram "Love Is Getting Stronger"-Four Voices

Ed Crook "I Saw You There"- Appointments

Tamala Lewis "If You Don't Do Right"- Ster-Phonics

Doni Burdick "Clouds"- Peter Hamilton

Roddie Joy "Learning How To Dance" -Vivian Carol

More later....

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A few I can remember (I've always had trouble remembering the actual titles and artists!) - for some reason these stick in the head:

Tempests - Someday - c/u as Bobby Paris

Big Frank & The Essence - c/u as Big Joe Ivory's Brass

Sam Fletcher - c/u as George Kirby

Mellow Souls - c/u as Del Larks

William Powell - Heartached Souvenirs - c/u as Bobby Powell (I think)

and what was that horrid BBC TV instrumental Guy played in the early 80s?

Didn't Dave Flynn compile some sterling research on this subject for the benefit and betterment of mankind!!!?

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when was this covered up as it was played at the mecca as a virtually new release

and it was'nt covered then as i got one the next week from spin-inn,

mark

sorry should have added this Carstairs-Happy Day(Flame n King)

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.and what was that horrid BBC TV instrumental Guy played in the early 80s?

"Ring The Changes" by Paradox on UK Polydor (1968) covered up as "Eve Of Destruction" by the Ross Robinson Orchestra. It was the B-side to "The Wednesday Play", the A-side of which I believe was a BBC theme.

Ironic, as "On The Brink" by Mike Vickers (aka "Boogaloo Investigator" by Matt Parsons) was the previous theme to the Wednesday Play!

"Lonely For You Baby" by Sam Dees was covered as "I'm Lonely" - Dan Brantley. This record does actually exist, and loads of people bought it hoping to get Sam Dees!!!

Also, is it true that "Ain't Gonna Cry No More" by Dave Charles was covered up as........."Ain't Gonna Cry No More" by Dave Charles?

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Dave Charles was covered as Dave Charles - Baby Take My Hand

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Jimmy Georgetowns - Hard Way To Go is Nick Allen

Ed Townsend - Emperor Of My Baby's Heart is Kurt Harris ( I used to love this so much a few years ago)

Three Strangers - Your Love Has Gone Away - Drapers

G. Davis & R. Tyler - Walter & Admerations/Man Oh Man

Servicemen - Love Will Conquer All - Two Plus Two on Ditto

Magitones- A Lovers Plea - Devotions on Nation

Bobby Angelle - She's My Baby - Mac Staten on Prelude

Jaywalkers - Billy Webster - Good People on Silvertone

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Tommy Claudia - Eddie Whitehead - Just Your Fool on Blackjack

Ritchie Adams - Jimmy Castor - Its OK on Jetset

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Richard Temple - A Letter From You - Juan Williams - I Check My Mailbox on Blue Soul

Sammy Campbell - Out-A-Sites For The Rest Of My Life on Saru

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Teen Turbans - Say You Love Me, Fred & Turbines - Bernadine on Cenco

Howard Guyton - Carl Henry Hall - Let Me Down Slowly on Mercury

(would it be very naughty to put one in each post? ;-))

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Lee Blackmore & Soulsearchers - Otis Lee on Quaint

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Lee Otis Valentine & the Lost Souls - Hytones on Southern Artists/Bell

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www.capitolsoulclub.homestead.com/CoverUps.html

somebody's already done the hard work for us!

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Cashmeres - I think was covered up at The Volcano's - Show Stopper / Don't Let The Door Hit You Back (Hem)

Johnny Bartell was covered as The Metro's - If This Is'nt Love ( Solid State )

H.B. Barnum - It Hurts Too Much To Cry (RCA) was George Kennedy,

Freddie Houston was covered up too but i can't for the life of me think as who?

Lets have a few more.....

Regards - Mark Bicknell

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Cashmeres - I think was covered up at The Volcano's - Show Stopper / Don't Let The Door Hit You Back (Hem)

Johnny Bartell was covered as The Metro's - If This Is'nt Love ( Solid State )

H.B. Barnum - It Hurts Too Much To Cry (RCA) was George Kennedy,

Freddie Houston was covered up too but i can't for the life of me think as who?

Lets have a few more.....

Regards - Mark Bicknell

Mark, Freddie Houston was covered as Herb Ward.

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what about carl underwood "ain't you lying" remember this played out by roger banks in the early nineties covered as herbert hunter "play in your own backyard"

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I do remember when Mel Torme's 'Coming Home Baby' was being toted as this amazing undiscovered track by some now-forgotten DJ. I couldn't believe that people didn't know who it was by as it was a very well-known record - the 'B' side of 'Right Now' and a fairly substantial hit in the 50s.

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Seeing as your talking of cover ups, had one chewn going round my head today and can't for the life of me remember who it really is. Was played by Pat Brady and covered as Cindy Scott - Too much for you baby. Anyone remind me what it really is?

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Wasn't Paul Anka "Can't Help Loving You" C/U asJohnny Caswell?

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Lucky Charms .... Tied to your heart ( johnny Caswell ).

Forgotten record, sounds great !

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Can anyone remember what Roy Dawson ... over the top, was covered as.

If my memory serves me well it was the Southwind movement, or some thing like that ?

Also seem to remember a Kelly St.claire cover up that turned out to be Cathy Carol on Dot.

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Kiki Dee - On A Magic Carpet Ride was c/u as Chris Clarke - Touch The Sky.................. so there poppickers.

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Cashmeres - I think was covered up at The Volcano's - Show Stopper / Don't Let The Door Hit You Back (Hem)

Johnny Bartell was covered as The Metro's - If This Is'nt Love ( Solid State )

H.B. Barnum - It Hurts Too Much To Cry (RCA) was George Kennedy,

Freddie Houston was covered up too but i can't for the life of me think as who?

Lets have a few more.....

Regards - Mark Bicknell

CASHMERES WAS C/UPAS VOLCANOS MARK - STILL GOT IT ON AN OLD WIGAN TAPE INTRO'D AS THAT

GRANT

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...And wasn't the "Door Hit Your Back" side C/U as Showstoppers??

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Athens Rogues C/U as Vondells

Sandpipers C/U was First Grade on Frog

Cheers Tony - Told you I was probably wrong!

I'd forgotten about the First Grade track - Ive got it somewhere, must dig it out!

I know they were heavily played around the same kind of time, hence the confusion.

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Cheers Tony - Told you I was probably wrong!

I'd forgotten about the First Grade track - Ive got it somewhere, must dig it out!

I know they were heavily played around the same kind of time, hence the confusion.

GREAT RECORD ON FROG - PLAY IT WHEN I'M DJING IN STOCKPORT - MIXED DANCEFLOOR REACTION - BUT WHAT A STOMPER - TOTALLY UNDERPLAYED BUT YES A BIGGIE AT THE BRADFORD QUEENS HALL RIGHT ENOUGH BACK IN THE EARLY 90'S.

GRANT

MORE C/UPS:-

JOEY HEATHERTON C/UP AS CINDY SCOTT

EDDIE REGAN C/UPAS JOHN MADARA

MARY SAXTON C/UP AS THE WONDERETTES

CAJUN HART C/UP AS TONY MIDDLETON

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Larry Houton ... Let's spend sometime together.

Was covered as TOP CAT.

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there was a crackin' 70'stune played at stafford, think by pat brady and may have been c/up. not heard it for years, cant remember artist, but i think the song was called 'give it up' or giver her up baby' or words to that effect. anyone recall it?

grant

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I remember Wade Flemons - That other place - VEE JAY being covered up by guy, can't remember what as thou? and it's drivin me nuts....

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THE COASTERS-CRAZY BABY-COVERED AS 'FREDDIE JONES'-'MY HEARTS WIDE OPEN'.

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there was a crackin' 70'stune played at stafford, think by pat brady and may have been c/up. not heard it for years, cant remember artist, but i think the song was called 'give it up' or giver her up baby' or words to that effect. anyone recall it?

This was the Bell Brothers Give it up on Bell-o-sound if memory serves.

Mark.

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there was a crackin' 70'stune played at stafford, think by pat brady and may have been c/up. not heard it for years, cant remember artist, but i think the song was called 'give it up' or giver her up baby' or words to that effect. anyone recall it?

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Sam used to play THe Bell Brother - Give it up - Bell-O-Soul at Stafford in the top room. This may be the one as they sing "Give it up, Give it up baby"

Also from around 1982 there's a record (?UK only) by David Emmanuel called "Giving up on love", it might be that as I seem to remember Pat Brady playing at Cleethorpes.

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Sam used to play THe Bell Brother - Give it up - Bell-O-Soul at Stafford in the top room. This may be the one as they sing "Give it up, Give it up baby"

Also from around 1982 there's a record (?UK only) by David Emmanuel called "Giving up on love", it might be that as I seem to remember Pat Brady playing at Cleethorpes.

Pat Brady definately played this covered up (as well?) Have it on a tape from Stafford with him playing it.

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I remember Wade Flemons - That other place - VEE JAY being covered up by guy, can't remember what as thou? and it's drivin me nuts....

Wasn't it Joseph Moore??

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Can anyone remember what  Roy Dawson ... over the top, was covered as.

If my memory serves me well it was the Southwind movement, or some thing like that ?

If memory serves me right it was James Mack and The Chicago Gangsters-You're Good Loving Pushed Me Over The Top.

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A Big sloppy kiss for that, yes it was wasn't it.

By jingo ! you're right.

Can you remember what the Traditions " My life with you " was covered as ?

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mr.soul-what ever happened to yesterday c/u as maurice mcallister and bobby thurston-just ask me c/u as al johnson i think,just out of interest does anybody know what the bobby thurston lp on mainline records goes for these days thanks paul

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Can anyone remember what  Roy Dawson ... over the top, was covered as.

If my memory serves me well it was the Southwind movement, or some thing like that ?

Also seem to remember a Kelly St.claire cover up that turned out to be Cathy Carol on Dot.

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i think it was james mack and chicargo gangsters when i think it was r searling playing it in wigan

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Can anyone remember what  Roy Dawson ... over the top, was covered as.

If my memory serves me well it was the Southwind movement, or some thing like that ?

Also seem to remember a Kelly St.claire cover up that turned out to be Cathy Carol on Dot.

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Again just a bit of fun (and education....'gee, i didnt know that!').

Some great cover ups over the years, post them here if you remember any. here's some to start off :-

Magnetics - Maybe Maybe (Ad Libs 'Johnny My Boy')

James Conwell - Love Is A Losing Game (Ray Agee 'Im Losing Again')

Detroit Wheels - Like A Good Girl Should' (Richard Anthony - 'No Good')

Robert L Martin - Come &GoWith Me (Fluffy Falana -'My Little Cottage')

William Lucas - Ever Again  (Gene Woodbury - 'Ever Again')

Del-Larks - The Phillie (M-M & Peanuts - The Phillie)

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CUBIE & THE 'C's - CHURCH GOING GIRL - (DERC HOTZOG) ON HAMILTON wink.gif

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CUBIE & THE 'C's - CHURCH GOING GIRL - (DERC HOTZOG) ON HAMILTON  wink.gif

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nobody ever said it was going to be easy williams&watson(lamontcranston band) phantom janitor no second chance (deadbeats)

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nobody ever said it was going to be easy williams&watson(lamontcranston band)                                                                                                                phantom janitor no second chance (deadbeats)

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Dee Dee Gartrell- Over and Over Again is Earnestine Eady- Lets Talk It Over]

Tony Hestor - Dancing a Hole In THe World is Jimmy Delphs

Jimmy Georgetowns - Stars Above is Shadows - My Love Has Gone

JR Bailey - So Glad is Boby Cutchins - I Did It Again

James Lewis - Coming Home In The Morning - Lou Pride

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