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Diggin Dave 45s List - April 2015 

 

A lot of obscure stuff this month, paired with a few sought-after classics. Enjoy!

All records are strictly graded and come with photos and soundfiles. If you have questions about something don't hesitate to ask. If you can't get enough of these, I've got some more in stock in my store: http://stores.ebay.com/Diggin-Dave-45s Soundfles n my eBay not working atm but if you want to hear sth send me a message and I'll mail you the soundfiles.

SHIPPING is £5 to anywhere in the world, for any number of records from the list. Int'l signed for shipping is £10. 

 

Soundfile links can be found here: http://eepurl.com/bjTFdb

 

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Lon-Genes – Dream girl / Our love is like the sea – Romark 108

Stunning mid-tempo popcorn style top rarity that gets better with every spin. Highly recommended.

Visual Grade: VG

£180

 

P.T. & The Portables – Smile now cry later / Amapola – Siesta 1002

Killer quirky Tejano sweet soul rarity in beautiful condition.

Visual Grade: EX

£175

 

Oceanliners – Funky pants / Cutting room – Blue Candle 1493

Miami funk grail thathas some visual scuffing but plays very well. I doubt you’ll ever see this any cheaper.

Visual Grade: VG-

£160

 

The Mustangs of Austin, Texas – Tender loving care / How do you quit – Stangs 100

Uptempo mid-sixties blue eyed stomping rarity. 100mph dancfloor mover.

Visual Grade: Strong VG

£150

 

First Crow to the Moon – The sun lights up the shadows of your mind / Spend your life – Roulette 4774 DJ Copy

Scorching garage psych rarity fom 1967. Sought-after quality tune.

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£150

 

The New Jersey Queens and Friends – Party and don’t worry about it / Instrumental – Magnet 2

Sought after 70s funky rare groove 45 from Jersey.

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£120

 

Question Mark and The Mysteriants – Funky lady / Hot ‘n groovin’ – Luv 159

Early 70s uptempo funky edged garage on a seldom seen original issue. Very hard to track down.

Visual Grade: VG+

£100

 

The Energies – How many tears / Instrumental – Cobra 185

Lo-fi crossover obscurity that’s still very much overlooked but sounds like I could go big soon.

Visual Grade: Strong VG, warp NAP

£100

 

Charley Simmons – Do the sissy / Why should they pay – PJ 107

Overlooked Nola funk scorcher with some blistering open drums. Clean copy too.

Visual Grade: EX

£100

 

The Century-Five – La moomba kasa boo boo cha cha cha / Red tiger shoes – Belmont 4003

Strong tittyshakin’ popcorn dancer. Plays perfect.

Visual Grade: VG to VG+

£100

 

James Pane – Are you ready Pt I/II – GSP 575

Very unique and blissfully obscure funky edged mid 70s mover with some great rhythm switches. Recommended!

Visual Grade: M- with a storage warp NAP

£90

 

Lula Reed – Walk on by me / My kind of baby – TRC 952

Top notch mid-tempo soulful R&B. Hard to find in clean condition.

Visual Grade: EX

£75

 

The Secrets – I feel a thrill coming on / Here I am – Omen 15 DJ Copy

Super clean and original copy of this top double sider.

Visual Grade: M-

£70

 

The Enter-Prize – The tug / Music street – Doc’s

Smokey downtempo private funk breaks, pressed on blue wax.

Visual Grade: VG+

£70

 

Ruthie Mae Ross – Genuine love / You’re trying to put me down – Dumas 1210

Early sixties popcorn R&B obscurity in excellent condition.

Visual Grade: EX

£70

 

Flamboyettes – You’re a teaser you’re a pleaser / Stuck in Chicago – Belle Meade 1611

Blissfully obscure but beautiful uplifting mid-tempo soul from Nashville.

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£65

 

Stan Gorman – I love lovin’ you / Green unicycle – Ty Tex 131

Cool blue eyed Texas obscurity that sits on the very edge between soul and garage.

Visual Grade: VG+ to EX

£60

 

The Perails – Sweetness Pt I/II – Odex 4002

Rare as hens teeth early 60s Nola doo wop soul. Clean copy.

Visual Grade: EX

£60

 

Pamala Baitey – Action speaks louder than words / You can’t let the girl over power the woman in you – Sy-Roc 1001

Deep sixties popcorn style big voice mid-tempo mover. Very tough to find in clean condition.

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£60

 

Ace Saint Clair – My song / Let there be “just you” – XLP 1005

Early sixties popcorn oldie on this very obscure local label before the flipside was picked up by the Sound Stage 7 label.

Visual Grade: VG

£60

 

Sonny Dave Daye & The muffins – Merry-go-round I can’t keep score – Ring-O 305

Quality mid-tempo popcorn soul obscurity. Beautiful copy.

Visual Grade: M-

£55

 

Steven Toll – The freeze / Yes, I love you – Darren 3737

Super tough to find mid-70s funky mover. Beautiful copy.

Visual Grade: M-

£50

 

Rick Covey – Whole lotta shakin’ / The key’s in the mailbox – Hicklin 12943

Very obscure and undocumented rockabilly rocker. Scuffy surface but nothing deep and plays very well.

Visual Grade: VG

£50

 

Siamese Twins – After it’s all over / He’s sweet I know – C&S 1122

Very cool novelty gospel style mover from the siamese twins Yvonne and Yvette that was reissued on Norton a few years ago. The original is extremely hard to pick up.

Visual Grade: VG

£50

 

Rudy Norman – Back to the streets / Harmony – New Day 1577

Great unusual modern soul in-demander in beautiful condition.

Visual Grade: M-

£50

 

Miss La-Vell – Teen-age love / If I could be with you – Duke 198 DJ Copy

Killer R&B and a total dancefloor filler. Rare demo copy!

Visual Grade: Strong VG

£50

 

Little Anthony and The Imperials – The diary / Tears on my pillow / Traveling stranger / So much – End EP 203

Rare hard cover sleeve of this sought after Little Anthony EP. Sleeve only! Surface looks clean, left hand side seam has splitting. Bottom side has a 1” split.

Visual Grade: VG

£50

 

Marc LaRoi Cummings – Lots of love / Struggling together – Setting Sun 002

Obscure, widely unknown but top notch mid-tempo modern from Detroit.

Visual Grade: M-

£40

 

Charles (Chuck) Colbert – Quit your cryin’ / It’s a raid – Bee 1823

Rocking early 60s R&B obscurity that’s hard to pick up in clean condition.

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£40

 

Russel Blake – Only lover / Land of love – Xela 21901

Cool lo-fi electro synth vibes. Super clean copy.

Visual Grade: M-

£40

 

Ronny Kae – Swinging drums / A flight for drums – Leo 506

Super clean copy of this Tittyshakin’ obscurity with a surf edge.

Visual Grade: M-

£40

 

Willie Wilson and Soul Prospectors – Tell me girl / Let me off this merry go round – Dagger 108

Widely unknown small label dancer. Clean copy.

Visual Grade: VG+

£30

Bunker Hill – Dionysis / Bicentennial funk – Omnisound 104

Visual Grade: EX

£45

 

Sami Jo – Don’t look back / This is love – Vesuvius 1001

Visual Grade: EX to M-

£40

 

Maurice McKinnies & The Champions – Sock-a-poo-poo Pt I/II – Black & Proud 10000 DJ Copy

Visual Grade: EX to M-

£40

 

The J’s – Hard cold world Pt I/II – Giant Step 002

Visual Grade: VG+

£40

 

Eddie Bo – Shake, rock and soul / Reassure me – Cinderella 1203 DJ Copy

Visual Grade: Strong VG

£35

 

January Jones – In this world / What about mine – 20th Century Fox 523 DJ Copy

Visual Grade: EX

£35

 

Les De Merle – Bulldozer / Glendale stomp off – Tournament 404

Visual Grade: M-

£35

 

The Cats Meow – La-la-lu / Confusion – Brunswick 65008 Rare French Issue

Visual Grade: VG

£30

 

Elwood James – Arkansas Jane / Stand up – Bonanza 3456

Visual Grade: EX

£30

 

Cicero Blake – You’re gonna be sorry / Sad feeling – Mar-V-Lus 6004

Visual Grade: VG+ to EX

£30

 

The Dancers – Big Willie’s drum / Born on the bayou – PA 002

Visual Grade: M-

£30

 

Johnny Little John and Guitar – Kitty O / Johnny’s jive – Margaret 996

Visual Grade: M-

£25

 

Curtis Robinson – Free man / Instrumental – Metro-Art 907061

Visual Grade: VG to VG+

£25

 

Bobby Jones – Talkin ‘bout Jones / You gotta have love – Expo 101

Visual Grade: EX

£25

 

Bunny Paul – I’m hooked / We’re only young once – Gordy 7017

Visual Grade: VG+

£25

 

Joe Perkins – Movin’ in the groove / Think I’ll go somewhere and cry myself to sleep – Nuget 1029

Visual Grade: VG+ with a warp NAP

£25

 

Tyrone Ashley – I want my baby back / Let me be your man – Phil LA of Soul 342

Visual Grade: VG to VG+

£25

 

The Wonderettes – I feel strange / Wait until tonight – Ruby 5065

Visual Grade: VG

£25

 

Beau Williams – I’ll be home soon / Outside love – Truth & Soul 043

Visual Grade: M-

£25

 

Johnny Soul & The J.S. Blues Bunch – It’s alright / Hey baby – Pure Love 674-003

Visual Grade: VG

£20

 

The Volcanos – Storm warning / Baby – Arctic 106

Visual Grade: VG to VG+

£20

 

The Imaginations – I love you, more (than anyone) / I want a girl – Bacon Fat 101

Visual Grade: VG+ to EX

£20

 

The Sharpees – I’ve got a secret / Make up your mind – One-Derful 4843 DJ Copy

Visual Grade: VG+

£20

 

Betty Everett – Getting mighty crowded / Chained to a memory – Fontana 520

Visual Grade: VG

£20

 

Carol Morgan – My man is dangerous / If you’re fooling – Sock 101

Visual Grade: VG+

£20

 

Mr. Lucky – Alice designs / You don’t need me – Panorama 52

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£15

 

The Soundmakers – Hot wodka / Elephant shop – Ariola 10704

Visual Grade: Strong VG

£15

 

Mel Brown – Son of a preacher man / Set me free – Impulse! 274 DJ Copy

Visual Grade: VG

£15

 

Bobby Byrd – I need help / Signed, sealed & delivered – Polydor 2066323 Rare Belgian PS

Visual Grade: Sleeve EX Vinyl VG+

£15

 

Peggy Gaines – When the boy that you love / same – Ref-O-Ree 1

Visual Grade: M-

£15

 

The Du-Ettes – Every beat of my heart / Sugar daddy – Mar-V-Lus 6003

Visual Grade: VG+

£15

 

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – Honey chile / Show me the way – Tamla Motown 25.693 Rare Dutch PS

Visual Grade: Sleeve VG Vinyl Strong VG

£15

 

Liz Lands – One man’s poison / Don’t shut me out – One-Derful 4747

Visual Grade: Strong VG+

£15

 

Multi-Funk – Nineteen hundred and eighty-five Pt I/II – Multi

Visual Grade: Strong VG

£15

 

The Headliners – Let me love you / I’m so tired – Val 1000

Visual Grade: M-

£10

 

Eddie Holland – Candy to me / If you don’t want my love – Motown 1063

Visual Grade: EX

£10

 

The Belmonts – I got a feeling / To be with you – United Artists 966 DJ Copy

Visual Grade: EX

£10

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