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Forget it, a record would have to be selling pretty well to be issued on sheet music. I am a sheet music collector you will find not many northern soul records made it to sheet but there are surprises this could be a good topic to find what did get printed a couple that surprised me that i have found are Darrell Banks open the door and N F Porter  keep on keeping on, be interested to hear what others have....

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Very much doubt this song ever made it to sheet music, in the US or UK.

 

Forget it, a record would have to be selling pretty well to be issued on sheet music. I am a sheet music collector you will find not many northern soul records made it to sheet but there are surprises this could be a good topic to find what did get printed a couple that surprised me that i have found are Darrell Banks open the door and N F Porter  keep on keeping on, be interested to hear what others have....

I have Edwin Starr "Stop On Sight" and Tony Clarke's "The Entertainer" both on U.K. sheets.

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I have Edwin Starr "Stop On Sight" and Tony Clarke's "The Entertainer" both on U.K. sheets.

Yes, but back in the 60's (& then into the 70's) sheet music was published even for songs that didn't become hits.

After that period, officially printed sheet music dropped away quickly as less & less people were buying it.

By the early 80's (when the FW 45 was first released) I believe it was only Top 10 hits that the sheet music was usually printed up for (here in the UK at least). 

I also have loads of soul related sheet music, both US & UK. A posting on this topic could prove interesting.

Edited by Roburt

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I've not been collecting long but have some very nice ones, to answer the question of unexpected Northern ones I have a very nice Gloria Taylor You Gotta Pay the Price, a signed Percy Sledge When a Man Loves a Woman, quite a few Motown, a couple of Wilson Picketts,Eddie Floyds Knock on Wood. Searching on American Ebay can be quite time consuming but worthwhile, I've found that not all titles come up on searches and to find the real gems you have to trawl through pages and pages of sheet music. One other Northern related one I've seen a couple of times is Jackie Lee the Duck.Not being blessed with a large bank account when you put the postage on top it can be quite expensive though nothing compared to record prices but still cost prohibitive for me personally.  

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I don't think they've got Do I Love You yet, but Horn Scores is a pretty good site to check out for Soul and Motown related charts. They're mainly sax, trumpet parts etc. but they also provide detailed back line lead sheets. Worth a look. Horn Scores

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Does anyone have sheet music to Open The Door To Your Heart ? (I've tried ric-tic, whose copy has gone).

Just need a couple of bits copied from it for potential use as a tattoo incorporating my heart surgery scar.

Please PM me if you can help.

:hatsoff2:- Kev

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Here's a couple of mine, hard to get sheets with popular titles and they all came in different sizes so some are scanned others photos..... I particularly like the Ray Pollard up the string, cracker, want one of them, Lee

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