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Chess, Checker & Cadet Label Special - Lots Of Rare Dj Promo's

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Chess, Checker & Cadet Label Special Sales List

The Chess group of labels founded by the Chess brothers in Chicago and has been an influential & integral part of the DNA fabric of UK Soul Scene right from its earliest beginnings. It provides us with a catalogue of iconic Northern Soul club classics we all love so much plus many a great RnB thumpers to newly discovered mid tempo Xover 70’s numbers it’s got the lot. Here we have an extensive set sale of original 45's with some rarer DJ promo copies and stocks mostly in great nearly new condition.


Chess Label

Billy Stewart — Count Me Out / Fat Boy Can Cry — Chess 1888 DJ £100 or stock £75

Awesome doublesider for me his best and rarest 45- Count me Out very indemand Xover dancer.


Jackie Ross — Selfish One — Chess 1903 DJ MINT £30

Classic still sounds great - rarer DJ promo


Gems — I Can Take an Hint — Chess 1908 Ex+ £60

Fabulous little known early Chicago Northern dancer -



Jackie Ross — New Lover / Jerk & Twine — Chess WDJ 1920 xol M- £45

Nice WDJ promo of this great mid paced Northern plus good flip


Billy Stewart — No Girl — Chess 1941 M- £30

Its criminal that you never her this played out .



Billy Stewart — Because I Love You / Mountain Of Love Chess 1948 WDJ M- £40 or stock £15

Rare WDJ promo of this great Club Classic doublesider — release date on label


Girls Three — That’s How It Is — Chess 1958 WDJ M- £65

Little know fantastic Northern dancer - rarer WDJ promo



Jo Ann Garrett — Whole New Plan — Chess WDJ 1959 M- £250

Spotless WDJ promo - looks unplayed


Jamo Thomas — Must I Holler — Chess 1971 WDJ M- £55

Indemand down and dirty Northern dancer — very rare WDJ promo date on label


Tony Clark — Landslide — Chess M- 1979 £75

The genuine article no comment required


Andrea Davis — You Gave Me Soul — Chess 1980 M- £40

AKA Minnie Riperton atmospheric stormer only on the rare stock copy


Starlets — Loving You is Something New — Chess 1997 MINT £45

Under the radar catchy Northern dancer only on the rare stock copy



Denise LaSalle — A Love Reputation — Chess 2005 DJ M- £100

Rare DJ promo of this perennial soul club classic Northen dancer


Vontastics — Why Must We Part / I Will Always Love You — Chess 2024 Ex+ DJ  £55

Very indemand awesome doublesider — seldom seen rare DJ promo copy




Gregg Perry — Head Over Heels — Chess 2032 M- £80

Bubbling under awesome Four Tops style Northern dancer co written with Sydney Barnes loads of potential here.



Billy Stewart — What Have I Done — Chess 2053 DJ M- £35 or stock £15

Awesome  Xover dancer rare DJ promo



Laura Lee — Mama’s Got a Good Thing — Chess DJ Ex+ £25

Underrated funky edged dancer



Chuck Corby — Complete Opposites Attract — Chess 2077 DJ M- £65

Xover gem from Soul Communicators lead singer — rare DJ promo


Barbara Carr — Don’t Knock Luv — Chess 2120 Ex+ £55

Under the radar rare recent discovery awesome uptempo RnB Northern “Joy Lovejoy” style dancer.



Ferguson, Davis & Lee — Shes Not an Ordinary Girl - Chess 2138 WDJ M- £45

Good Billy Jackson Philly group harmony soul mover — quite rare & nice WDJ promo



11TH Commandment — Why Are You So Hard to Forget — Chess 2139 M- £45

Catchy Philly Bobby Martin arranged dancer



Jeanie Reynolds — You Aint The Only Man — Chess 2150 WDJ M- £60

Fabulous funky flavoured Tony Hestor penned dancer Don Davis Production — rare WDJ promo



Free Spirit — Love You Just as Long as I Can / Disco Mix — Chess 2154 WDJ M- £20

Great Philly Bob Eli dancer — rarer longer disco mix DJ promo



T.N.J’s — Don’t Forget About Me — Chess 2155 M- £30 or WDJ M- £40

Catchy Philly Bunny Sigler penned 70’s dancer



Checker Label

Harold Hutton — Lucky Boy — Checker 1125 WDJ M- £65

Bobby Hutton’s first release cracking Northern dancer — nice WDJ promo


Fontella Bass — Recovery — Checker 1131 Ex+ £15

Rare Red & Silver label copy


Little Milton — Sometimey — Checker 1132 M- £20

Current indemand Northern stormer



Fontella Bass — I Surrender — Checker DJ 1137 M- £45

Oh so rare DJ promo copy of this popular dancer


Fontella Bass — Safe & Sound — Checker 1147 M- £15

Rare Burgundy & Silver label copy — bob hole


Gene Chandler — I Fooled You This Time — Checker 1155 DJ Ex+ £10

Nice promo


Sugar Pie Desanto — Go Go Power  - Checker 1160 Ex £400

Oh so indemand Go Go Compare


Gene Chandler — After the Laughter — Checker 1165 M- £50

Rare spotless rare styrene copy of this monster of a tune


Ko Ko Taylor — Egg or Hen — Checker 1166 M- £30

Indemand Northern R&B monster of a tune - hard to find in this nice condition



Little Milton — Don’t Leave Her — Checker 1172 M- £20

Under the radar awesome big production soul at its best



Ko Ko Taylor — Fire — Checker 1191 M- £30

Indemand Northern stormer


Cadet Label

Etta James & Sugar Pie DeSanto — Do I Make My Self Clear — Cadet 5518 M- £35

Indemand Northern stormer


George Kirby — What Can I Do — Cadet Issue 5523 Ex+ £350

Comedian does Northern Soul indemand all niter tune -  rarer stock copy


Dells — Thinkin’ About You — Cadet 5538 DJ M- £125

Just shear class - Nice N Rare DJ promo


Marlena Shaw — Lets Wade in the Water — Cadet 5549 DJ M- £125

Rare DJ promo of this perennial Northern classic


Dells — Run For Cover — Cadet 5551 DJ M- £150

Monster of a tune — Extremely rare DJ promo copy in fabulous nick


Frank D’Rone — Think I Will — Cadet 5595 Ex+ xol £65

Little known killer jazz soul mover from Chicago jazz guitarist this could be masssive



Dells — Make Sure — Cadet 5631 DJ M- £50 or stock £20

Actually a rare DJ promo of this classic


Marlena Shaw —Calafornia Soul — Cadet 5656 DJ M- £125

The version to have - Rarer DJ promo


Dells — It’s All Up To You  - Cadet 5689 WDJ M- £50

Spotless very rare WDJ promo of this 70’s classic Terry Callier tune.


Dramatics — Don’t Make Promises — Cadet 5708 WDJ M- £35

Fantastic heartfelt Tony Hestor penned tune — rarer DJ promo copy


Prompt Payment by PAYPAL as friends & family please


Choice of Postage UK Signed For £3 or Special Delivery £7.50

Worldwide shipping available - International postal rates on request

PM me for any info etc & to order — I hope you found this interesting Cheers PAUL


Please note YouTube sound clips are for reference purposes only - not from the actual records for sale


Vinyl Grading used MINT M- Ex+ Ex Vg+ etc


Standard insurance coverage is:-

UK Signed For postage £40

UK Special Delivery £500

International Signed For or equivalent £50

Additional insurance coverage extra at cost if requested


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