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Title: four larks - grooving at the go-go - tower
Artist: four larks
Track: groovin' at the go-go
Label: tower

402 usa Record information:

a all time rare soul classic and then some.thanks weldon.




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I have read that 'The Larks - Grooving at the gogo' was recorded for the 'Harthon' record label, but released on the 'Tower' label.

Was there any actually released on 'Harthon'? Reason I ask is I have just bought a cheapie on 'Harthon', will it be a bootleg? Not bothered if it is like, but just wondered.

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Thanks.

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It looks like a boot- Harthon release #'s were in the 100's.

This might be a 70's release like the Body Motions "Puttin' You On" / "False Alarm" which has release # of 103074 .

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I would swear that's a boot- Harthon release #'s were in the 100's.

This might be a 70's release like the Body Motions "Puttin' You On" / "False Alarm" which has release # of 103074 .

Legit 70`s release, not a boot :thumbsup:

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This might be a 70's release like the Body Motions "Puttin' You On" / "False Alarm" which has release # of 103074 .

Yes, both the Larks and Body Motions 45s are from 1974.

The cat#'s are the dates of when the 45 was pressed or mastered and should be read like this:

HARTHON 102474 - Larks - Groovin At The Gogo

HARTHON 103074 - Body Motions - Puttin' You On

102474 = 10/24/74 = 24th of October 1974

103074 = 10/30/74 = 30th of October 1974

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Hello,

As far as I know it was a legitimate 1974 reissue, via Weldon McDougal.

The instrumental flip side was previously unissued until then.

Paul

That's right. All those with the plain label design and red-orange or orange colouring were legit '70s re-issues by Weldon. Some of them had never been issued before. The originals of the ones that had been issued, have the Harthon logo on the label.

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Excellent news! Well I paid £4 for it, so at least it's not a boot and pleased it's a legit release.

Thank you

Try and get the other one on Tower - Another Chance b/w Rain. The former a dreamy mid tempo delight the B side wonderful ballad all done by that Philly genius Tommy Bell, you should be able pick one up for a tenner in today's market. They did a couple on Tower too, well worth having one "It's unbelievable" is a re-recording of their earlier release on Sheryl. Good luck :thumbsup:

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FOUR LARKS, THE (Philadelphia, PA)

Jackie Marshall (lead and first tenor), Weldon McDougal (bass, d. 10/22/10),

Calvin Nicholls (second tenor), Bill Oxendine (baritone). Vivian Gilreath

McDougal, wife of Weldon McDougal, is the lead on Tower. Joe Hunter Charles

is the lead on Vegas. Irma Jackson is lead on the Priority, Fairmount and Scepter.

(below as The Larks)

Sheryl

334 It's Unbelievable / I Can't Believe (1/61) **

335 Heaven Only Knows / My Darling **

(335 above Larks are uncr. backing Cleopatra)

338 Let's Drink A Toast / There Is A Girl (61)**

Vegas 625 Freight Train Home / Part 2 (featuring Joe Hunter Charles) (62)

Crossfire

74-60 Fabulous Cars And Diamond Rings / Life Is Sweeter Now (64)

Guyden 2103 Fabulous Cars And Diamond Rings / Life Is Sweeter Now (3/64)

Arock 1010 For The Love Of Money / Another Sleepless Night (5/64)

(A-side below as Barbara Mason with The Larks, B-side with The Tiffanys)

Crusader 111 Dedicated To You / Trouble Child (7/64)

Charger 111 Dedicated To You / Trouble Child (64)**

Jett 3001 Love Me True / Love You So (65) **

(below as The Four Larks)

Tower

364 Rain / Another Chance (67)

402 I Still Love You / Groovin' At The Go-Go (3/68)

450 Can I Have Another Helping Please (Of Your Love) /

I've Got Plenty (68)

Uptown

748 You And Me / That's All That Counts (6/67)

761 It's Unbelievable / Keep Climbing Brothers (inst.) (69)

(below as Irma & The Fascinators)

Scepter 12100 Just A Feeling / Lost Love (nvg) (4/65)

(below as Irma & The Larks)

Priority 322 Don't Cry / Without You Baby (5/66)

(below as Irma & The Larks)

Fairmount

1003 Don't Cry / Without You Baby (66)

(below Four Larks are uncr. backing Jackie Marshall)

Cobblestone

729 Fabulous Cars And Diamond Rings / Please Be Real (inst.) (70)

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Got it through today and it looks like it's never been played, really nice and well chuffed for £4.

I will look into the other releases on 'Tower' too, thank you all for the advice.

I guess you could tell he meant Uptown too.

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