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Detroit Executives Cool Off / Sho-nuff Hot Pants

Forget the Orange label “Popcorn” Wylie legit repress or the white label Promo’s sometimes signatured by “The Popcorn” himself - no matter which way to cook it; ignore them both if you only collect FIRST PRESS Northern Soul.

This GREEN label press with the telltale “thickeing” on the run in, is the authentic original by, from memory, 10 years or more..

The “lump” on the silent lead-in does not affect play in the slightest and the suggestion that the first-press green label copies are off-center, is again a Northern Soul myth. (although we have come across an off-center copy or two) as you would with any vinyl pressing. This listing plays straight & true.

Now, it maybe time to remind yourself of the diverse world of Northern Soul, as against the grain this “funeral-paced” aptly christened “Cool Off” was welcomed into the hearts of every Northern Soul disciple during the 70s…so different to the norm of the time - but who could ever ignore that vocal-abyss as the lead digs so very-deep to make the inventive “Wylie” arrangement even more special…

A Northern Soul classic from the top-drawer and in the only colour that will significantly climb in value over the coming years..

FUNK fans, may want to check out the “Temps-styled” lead side, as Richard Wylie borrows heavily from Norman Whitfield for an a-side that failed miserably in the Motor City..

Just in case the a real “White Label” test press exists or indeed someone gets “clever” with Photoshop or colouring pens; always when buying this 45 look for small “bump” on the run-in which shows itself clearly on BOTH sides..

FIRST PRESS!

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 315.00

 
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Sir Joe Nobody Beats My Love / If You Give Up Your Love

A Northern Soul trophy piece with few rivals… offering not one but two real-deal Northern Soul dancers of the highest calibre.

Joe Quaterman’s D.I.Y. creation has sat at the summit of top-collectors & DJ’s wish-lists for what seems forever, we too were salivating at the chance of selling this is the “first-found” copy. My biggest challenge today has been not to keep playing this 45, whilst trying to decide which side I prefer…

THIS IS NORTHERN SOUL RAREST OF THE RARE at its most-testing, giving up two truly awesome examples of street-level NS dance.

Click the soundfile and expect stiff opposition to stop you owning this treasure …as the condition is utterly impeccable…

Take it away Joe…

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 3,186.00

 
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Spank Chank Band Outlaw / No Good For Me

Insanely RARE electric FUNKER backed with a slick Sweet Soul delight..

Topside is quintessential for today’s upfront modern Funk scene that has DJ’s migrating from the Northern Soul movement to a satellite of the Rare-Soul dance-culture to “something more challenging” was one quote I received from a devotee to urban Funk sound.

Some will love the electric intro, some may consider it out of kilter with what kicks in after the short guitar intro fades..me personally (making the purist wince) I’d skip past the acquired-taste intro, straight into the finely-tuned attitude funk dancer - totally obscure and ultimately near impossible to acquire.

Rare Sweet Soul enthusiasts will love the side this enigmatic gathering chose as the a-side. A saccharin stroller adorned with a girl chorus ratcheting up the atmosphere as this session gathers pace, morphing very nicely into a Soul-stepper.

Like ‘em Rare? Like them in vogue this listing delivers on BOTH fronts…big-time!

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 234.00

 
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Lee Richards I'm Waitin' / I Dreamed A Dream

Chicago Bluesman Lefty Bates backs this “impossible” double-helping of weirdness…

So out-of-left-field that we debated which side we should list first. Would it be the moody-growling slab of Popcorn/R&B or the crazy upbeat Sax-peppered R&B dancer.. in the end we decided to follow the label’s choice and open with an utterly distinctive ” I’m Waitin’ ” a slow-drag blending a wailin’ Saxophone with a funeral-inspired vocal-group and a lead vocal that would scare the kids to death.

For those of you into the exotic rarities, the slow-motion “Tittyshakers” that evoke visions of dingy smoke-veiled Southside Club with ladies-of-the-night hanging on the bar stocking-leg extended and swaying to the rhythm of an oversexed Saxophonist - whilst the man with the mike - teases her imagination with his highly-suggestive vocal… I think it’s so brilliantly off-the-wall!

Flip it over - and everyone one in the bar, is startled into action as R&B explodes at a pace reserved for only the nimblest… and that sax-man is at it again, strutting his stuff, spitting out notes only the outrageously proficient could even attempt,with Lee Richards reveling in the challenge..

Do you fancy a futile search trying to find a copy, this is not only very rare it is also so very different…

I’ve just pitched the speed down to 43 rpm and it sounds even better than the sound-file provided…I think this “Wanger” in skilled hands could grow to be big..

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 91.00

 
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Southside Movement Do It To Me

Ever since it was a new release in 1975 I have been in love with this record. So after witnessing the effect the inspired-drop of the “Invitations” - “Look On The Good Side” had on the Soul Essence crowd, early evening as they were filing out of the Raynescourt Hotel to sample the gastronomic delights of Great Yarmouth.

They stopped in their tracks, an explosive dance-floor-dash followed, as the 70s Soul classic rose above all the rarities that went before it, triggering pre-dinner euphoria…

Before you today is another (slightly harder to acquire) 70s “oldie” (constantly validated by top-Jock Mark Randle)…that will surely detonate the same effect.. a listing for those with not so deep-pockets but have suffered the frustration of this killer eluding them for too long…and we know from phone inquires you are not alone… begging for ownership.

Neat clean vinyl, original birth sleeve #4 on label (see scan)

I do know one thing if the DJ had followed “Look On The Good Side” with “Do It To Me” nobody would have got to the restaurant on time…

A now seldom-heard 70s Chicago vocal-group Northern Soul at it most memorable, as Jimmy “Cheatin’ Kind” Vanleer serves up an exquisite smorgasbord of Dance-Soul!

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 129.00

 
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Frank Polk Trying To Keep Up With The Joneses / Welcome Home Baby

You are viewing a British near impossible where it be DEMO or stock this 45 never turns up for sale - so forgive my excitement when a near prefect copy lands.

Excited because it is pure undiluted Los Angeles Northern Soul from the desk of H. B. Barnum. You are bombarded by H.B.’s influences on every note, and will be wondering why this tune has not risen to Northern Soul classic status as Lester Clark & Andy Fisher’s writing are super-charged by the weight of Barnum’s orchestra…

The reason why the 45 is not universally known - is rarity again playing it’s had in the dearth of NS turntable action over the decades. If you think the USA copy is an easy catch - you’d be wrong, but if your thinking the 1965 UK press is Pimpernel-Elusive you be so very right…

As a flawless Red & White DEMO this 45, as the Old School Brit-Vinyl-Trappers will confirm, is a real treasure…

Click the soundfile and prepare to be impressed - we are hoping this title starts to gets the long-overdue NS Jock attention, it so obviously deserves..

A treasure to the eye & ear…

 

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 122.00

 
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Sound-masters Lonely Lonely / I Want You To Be My Baby

From the top-drawer comes this Los Angeles harmony group Northern Soul not only because it features the standout vocal of Morris Chestnut or because the great James Carmichael did his usual coherent arranging; with the harmony vocals so very tight n’fluid with the lead vocal turning in such a beseeching performance, you do feeling this guy could be experiencing love’s pain in real life…

The lyrcs maybe a sorrow but the “kitchen-sink” backing track seemingly using every instrument at their disposal is nothing short of Northern Soul brilliance. The relentless 4 beat to the bar dance rhythm is endowed with blaring-horns, hammond organ, piano, guitar strums delivering from start to finish the perfect 60’s dance tune.

The quality of the vocals, speak for themselves, so lush, so expressive you need to hear more from this soulful-throng… so flip it over..

WOW! one of the greatest Soul-harmony recordings ever made awaits your ears.. we did warn Morris Chestnut was no in the most upbeat of moods on this recording to immerse himself so deeply he breaks-down into tears…

No wonder he went on to an acting career..

BOTH SIDES BRILLIANT!!! 

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 386.00

 
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Imaginations Strange Neighborhood / I Just Can't Get Over Losing You

Looks gorgeous doesn’t it but what lays in the grooves is even more beautiful.

Topside of course has been a Northern Soul Darling for decades and never been easy to trap especially in this fine condition (one reason why it has never been effectively bootlegged) this copy still hugging the original company jacket.

Click the double soundfile, not only revealing silky-atmospheric vocal-group Northern Soul at it best but also giving you the pleasure of a 60s harmony ballad from Heaven.

The only flaw to can locate of this vision, is a minuscule sticker removal blemish on the flipside label - see scan of B.

To attractive to sleep on…

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 358.00

 
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Secrets I Suppose / Such A Pity

You are viewing one extremely RARE British 45. Interest from both British MOD-Styles beat-collectors and Northern Soul British completists.

We kick off with the side CBS decided to lead with (but never promoted) as its acute rarity bears out. “I Suppose” A guitar-strummer, featuring blue-eyed harmony of a calibre far and beyond the UK norm, an infectious tune you will find turns into an ear-worm.

“Such A Pity” is the “value” side as the pace quickens, delivering a “Buckinghams” styled Northern Soul dancer, again shimmering in precise harmonies..

Both sides written by Clifford T. Ward we presume… may we repeat this 45 suffers from severe-rarity indeed.

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 63.00

 
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Hollywood Persuaders Hollywood A-go-go

This weeks Northern Soul classic PROMO copy - “seldom comes to market” as iconic DJ John Voncent remarked recently, as he relaunched this Northern Soul stomper to great applause for inventiveness..

Well done Johnny-Boy this is one hell of a pick!

An ear-piercing whining mouth-organ, so very reminiscent of Jimmy Frazier, frantically-banging drums, Dick Dale-esque guitar, served up in a manner only Mickey Lee Lane’s - Hey Sah Lo Ney - had delivered to the NS fraternity before.

Watch this space - as others follow suit and turn this, most likely, into 2015 dancefloor favourite… it has everything. As main participat Paul Buff uses all his previously acquire ear for “Potency” whilst guiding such great 60s instrumental groups as “The Sufaris” and “The Chantays”

Before you today is NOT the often seen, twice-bootlegged styrene press or indeed the genuine “black” label stock copy - this is the very seldom seen WHITE PROMO in dazzling condition….It’s only flaw being a minuscule-neat “Ian Gillibrand” moniker in a-side deadwax.. which surely, such an historic NS follower signature will add to it’s value.. a “Gilliband” autograph in itself should be collectable…maybe?

TOP DRAWER thumping Northern Soul hot on the comeback trail… get on it and ride!

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 291.00

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi Terrell The Onion Song / I Can't Believe You Love Me

the world is just a great big onion”

Well, we expect a few tears from those Tamla Motown addicts, who thought they had completed their British Tamla Motown collection, and now realize they haven’t..

Attention TMG aficionados - check out this DEMO - showing off the PROMO only Picture Sleeve, that is so rare I’d personally forgotten it existed. Must be fully 4 decades since I’ve encountered it.

Completists and you know you ALL are - the TMG hoarders you will not rest until you own ever conceivable combination, variations and quirks of one of the worlds most compelling vinyl addictions.

The labels are perfect as you’d expect if a record has been encased in a picture sleeve all it’s life, vinyl has a couple of insignificant light blemishes; the incredibly import PROMO ONLY wavy-top picture sleeve has had its seams strengthened with cellotape, most like attached as it was received; annoying as it may be, it more than likely saved it from certain “death” as most all copies got torn and discarded.

Are you a TMG totalist ?

if you are, we are betting this example is one you do need rattling around in your head, losing sleep knowing its out there but not in your collection.

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 80.00

 
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Moses Dillard And The Dynamic Showmen I'll Pay The Price / They Don't Want Us Together

Here is Richard Searling’s Eddie Jefferson - I Won’t think Twice - Wigan Casino cover-up.

In those glory years, at the back end of the 70s when Richard would influence & impress the Casino crowd with most everything he dropped the stylus on… not forgetting the frustration he created among the collectors and dealers who were utterly desperate to find out the real identity of his latest floorpackers.

Click the soundfile and relive a little of the twilight years of Wigan Casino and have validated the often heard statement, that Mr. Searling’s exploits in those days, left us all in no doubt that he was the number 1 NS Jock in the world..

Now we are all a little older, the huge Deep Soul production on the flipside may equally excite you.. it did me… an on-your-knees performance that will move you..

Condition btw - could hardly be finer..

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 512.00

 
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Patrice Holloway Those D.j. Shows

One of Brenda’s Sisters early 60s Motown studio sessions that failed to get past the the acetate stage.. perhaps unique.

Click the soundfile and release from those hallowed “Vaults” pure Sister-Motown and perfect Northern Soul.

This offering is highly-collectible on so many fronts, other than the obvious. Girl vocal collectors everything by Patrice or Sister-Brenda are essential collection residents. Motown collectors will be fully aware this will perhaps their only opportunity to own a copy..

Northern DJs its potential for club exposure is glaring - and those of you who salivate over all that is RARE will find this acetate hard to ignore..

Listen to an Angelic-songbird who I wish we could have heard so much more of…

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 412.00

 
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Loretta Williams Baby Cakes / I'm Missing You

This rare British press, that enjoyed Twisted Wheel turntable time, is again basking in the Northern Soul limelight, as “Wheel-Sounds” ride the crest-of-a-wave of the revival-landscape.

Both sides coming from the uncompromising pen of Otis Redding with “Baby Cakes” fulfilling all the Northern Soul requirements and the flipside transmitting “Deep Soul” at it’s most-despairing, as Loretta’s aching vocal is bolstered with Southern-Horns, Bluesy-Guitar, and sympathetic paino caresses.

Even on USA release this is one tough-cookie to corner, on UK press as the Original 1966 UK press still sitting in its wavy-top plain white sleeve and so very close to Mint - and two clean labels - we think this a prize..

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 225.00

 
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Jackie Wilson That's Why (i Love You So)

WOW! it’s a framer……

Original 1958 record-art in the form of an extremely rare Jackie Wilson Motown session Music-sheet.

Check out that spectacular art surrounding the artist pose. Shimmering with the everything-50s. A sparkling colour scheme.. and of course the stand-out name of Berry Gordy, Jr. blazoned on the front.

Retro Soul-Art at its most eye-catching, a neat conversation piece to adorn your walls - but most of all just a stunning piece of artwork you could live with every day and never tire of…

57 years old and like new!

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The winning bid was £ 25.00

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I thought The Soundmasters was pretty cheap price ....

 

 

I thought it was the going rate these days?  Have seen it sold for less as well in recent years.

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Detroit Executives Cool Off / Sho-nuff Hot Pants

Forget the Orange label “Popcorn” Wylie legit repress or the white label Promo’s sometimes signatured by “The Popcorn” himself - no matter which way to cook it; ignore them both if you only collect FIRST PRESS Northern Soul.

This GREEN label press with the telltale “thickeing” on the run in, is the authentic original by, from memory, 10 years or more..

The “lump” on the silent lead-in does not affect play in the slightest and the suggestion that the first-press green label copies are off-center, is again a Northern Soul myth. (although we have come across an off-center copy or two) as you would with any vinyl pressing. This listing plays straight & true.

Now, it maybe time to remind yourself of the diverse world of Northern Soul, as against the grain this “funeral-paced” aptly christened “Cool Off” was welcomed into the hearts of every Northern Soul disciple during the 70s…so different to the norm of the time - but who could ever ignore that vocal-abyss as the lead digs so very-deep to make the inventive “Wylie” arrangement even more special…

A Northern Soul classic from the top-drawer and in the only colour that will significantly climb in value over the coming years..

FUNK fans, may want to check out the “Temps-styled” lead side, as Richard Wylie borrows heavily from Norman Whitfield for an a-side that failed miserably in the Motor City..

Just in case the a real “White Label” test press exists or indeed someone gets “clever” with Photoshop or colouring pens; always when buying this 45 look for small “bump” on the run-in which shows itself clearly on BOTH sides..

FIRST PRESS!

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 315.00

 
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Sir Joe Nobody Beats My Love / If You Give Up Your Love

A Northern Soul trophy piece with few rivals… offering not one but two real-deal Northern Soul dancers of the highest calibre.

Joe Quaterman’s D.I.Y. creation has sat at the summit of top-collectors & DJ’s wish-lists for what seems forever, we too were salivating at the chance of selling this is the “first-found” copy. My biggest challenge today has been not to keep playing this 45, whilst trying to decide which side I prefer…

THIS IS NORTHERN SOUL RAREST OF THE RARE at its most-testing, giving up two truly awesome examples of street-level NS dance.

Click the soundfile and expect stiff opposition to stop you owning this treasure …as the condition is utterly impeccable…

Take it away Joe…

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 3,186.00

 
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Spank Chank Band Outlaw / No Good For Me

Insanely RARE electric FUNKER backed with a slick Sweet Soul delight..

Topside is quintessential for today’s upfront modern Funk scene that has DJ’s migrating from the Northern Soul movement to a satellite of the Rare-Soul dance-culture to “something more challenging” was one quote I received from a devotee to urban Funk sound.

Some will love the electric intro, some may consider it out of kilter with what kicks in after the short guitar intro fades..me personally (making the purist wince) I’d skip past the acquired-taste intro, straight into the finely-tuned attitude funk dancer - totally obscure and ultimately near impossible to acquire.

Rare Sweet Soul enthusiasts will love the side this enigmatic gathering chose as the a-side. A saccharin stroller adorned with a girl chorus ratcheting up the atmosphere as this session gathers pace, morphing very nicely into a Soul-stepper.

Like ‘em Rare? Like them in vogue this listing delivers on BOTH fronts…big-time!

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 234.00

 
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Lee Richards I'm Waitin' / I Dreamed A Dream

Chicago Bluesman Lefty Bates backs this “impossible” double-helping of weirdness…

So out-of-left-field that we debated which side we should list first. Would it be the moody-growling slab of Popcorn/R&B or the crazy upbeat Sax-peppered R&B dancer.. in the end we decided to follow the label’s choice and open with an utterly distinctive ” I’m Waitin’ ” a slow-drag blending a wailin’ Saxophone with a funeral-inspired vocal-group and a lead vocal that would scare the kids to death.

For those of you into the exotic rarities, the slow-motion “Tittyshakers” that evoke visions of dingy smoke-veiled Southside Club with ladies-of-the-night hanging on the bar stocking-leg extended and swaying to the rhythm of an oversexed Saxophonist - whilst the man with the mike - teases her imagination with his highly-suggestive vocal… I think it’s so brilliantly off-the-wall!

Flip it over - and everyone one in the bar, is startled into action as R&B explodes at a pace reserved for only the nimblest… and that sax-man is at it again, strutting his stuff, spitting out notes only the outrageously proficient could even attempt,with Lee Richards reveling in the challenge..

Do you fancy a futile search trying to find a copy, this is not only very rare it is also so very different…

I’ve just pitched the speed down to 43 rpm and it sounds even better than the sound-file provided…I think this “Wanger” in skilled hands could grow to be big..

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 91.00

 
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Southside Movement Do It To Me

Ever since it was a new release in 1975 I have been in love with this record. So after witnessing the effect the inspired-drop of the “Invitations” - “Look On The Good Side” had on the Soul Essence crowd, early evening as they were filing out of the Raynescourt Hotel to sample the gastronomic delights of Great Yarmouth.

They stopped in their tracks, an explosive dance-floor-dash followed, as the 70s Soul classic rose above all the rarities that went before it, triggering pre-dinner euphoria…

Before you today is another (slightly harder to acquire) 70s “oldie” (constantly validated by top-Jock Mark Randle)…that will surely detonate the same effect.. a listing for those with not so deep-pockets but have suffered the frustration of this killer eluding them for too long…and we know from phone inquires you are not alone… begging for ownership.

Neat clean vinyl, original birth sleeve #4 on label (see scan)

I do know one thing if the DJ had followed “Look On The Good Side” with “Do It To Me” nobody would have got to the restaurant on time…

A now seldom-heard 70s Chicago vocal-group Northern Soul at it most memorable, as Jimmy “Cheatin’ Kind” Vanleer serves up an exquisite smorgasbord of Dance-Soul!

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 129.00

 
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Frank Polk Trying To Keep Up With The Joneses / Welcome Home Baby

You are viewing a British near impossible where it be DEMO or stock this 45 never turns up for sale - so forgive my excitement when a near prefect copy lands.

Excited because it is pure undiluted Los Angeles Northern Soul from the desk of H. B. Barnum. You are bombarded by H.B.’s influences on every note, and will be wondering why this tune has not risen to Northern Soul classic status as Lester Clark & Andy Fisher’s writing are super-charged by the weight of Barnum’s orchestra…

The reason why the 45 is not universally known - is rarity again playing it’s had in the dearth of NS turntable action over the decades. If you think the USA copy is an easy catch - you’d be wrong, but if your thinking the 1965 UK press is Pimpernel-Elusive you be so very right…

As a flawless Red & White DEMO this 45, as the Old School Brit-Vinyl-Trappers will confirm, is a real treasure…

Click the soundfile and prepare to be impressed - we are hoping this title starts to gets the long-overdue NS Jock attention, it so obviously deserves..

A treasure to the eye & ear…

 

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 122.00

 
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Sound-masters Lonely Lonely / I Want You To Be My Baby

From the top-drawer comes this Los Angeles harmony group Northern Soul not only because it features the standout vocal of Morris Chestnut or because the great James Carmichael did his usual coherent arranging; with the harmony vocals so very tight n’fluid with the lead vocal turning in such a beseeching performance, you do feeling this guy could be experiencing love’s pain in real life…

The lyrcs maybe a sorrow but the “kitchen-sink” backing track seemingly using every instrument at their disposal is nothing short of Northern Soul brilliance. The relentless 4 beat to the bar dance rhythm is endowed with blaring-horns, hammond organ, piano, guitar strums delivering from start to finish the perfect 60’s dance tune.

The quality of the vocals, speak for themselves, so lush, so expressive you need to hear more from this soulful-throng… so flip it over..

WOW! one of the greatest Soul-harmony recordings ever made awaits your ears.. we did warn Morris Chestnut was no in the most upbeat of moods on this recording to immerse himself so deeply he breaks-down into tears…

No wonder he went on to an acting career..

BOTH SIDES BRILLIANT!!! 

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 386.00

 
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Imaginations Strange Neighborhood / I Just Can't Get Over Losing You

Looks gorgeous doesn’t it but what lays in the grooves is even more beautiful.

Topside of course has been a Northern Soul Darling for decades and never been easy to trap especially in this fine condition (one reason why it has never been effectively bootlegged) this copy still hugging the original company jacket.

Click the double soundfile, not only revealing silky-atmospheric vocal-group Northern Soul at it best but also giving you the pleasure of a 60s harmony ballad from Heaven.

The only flaw to can locate of this vision, is a minuscule sticker removal blemish on the flipside label - see scan of B.

To attractive to sleep on…

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 358.00

 
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Secrets I Suppose / Such A Pity

You are viewing one extremely RARE British 45. Interest from both British MOD-Styles beat-collectors and Northern Soul British completists.

We kick off with the side CBS decided to lead with (but never promoted) as its acute rarity bears out. “I Suppose” A guitar-strummer, featuring blue-eyed harmony of a calibre far and beyond the UK norm, an infectious tune you will find turns into an ear-worm.

“Such A Pity” is the “value” side as the pace quickens, delivering a “Buckinghams” styled Northern Soul dancer, again shimmering in precise harmonies..

Both sides written by Clifford T. Ward we presume… may we repeat this 45 suffers from severe-rarity indeed.

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 63.00

 
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Hollywood Persuaders Hollywood A-go-go

This weeks Northern Soul classic PROMO copy - “seldom comes to market” as iconic DJ John Voncent remarked recently, as he relaunched this Northern Soul stomper to great applause for inventiveness..

Well done Johnny-Boy this is one hell of a pick!

An ear-piercing whining mouth-organ, so very reminiscent of Jimmy Frazier, frantically-banging drums, Dick Dale-esque guitar, served up in a manner only Mickey Lee Lane’s - Hey Sah Lo Ney - had delivered to the NS fraternity before.

Watch this space - as others follow suit and turn this, most likely, into 2015 dancefloor favourite… it has everything. As main participat Paul Buff uses all his previously acquire ear for “Potency” whilst guiding such great 60s instrumental groups as “The Sufaris” and “The Chantays”

Before you today is NOT the often seen, twice-bootlegged styrene press or indeed the genuine “black” label stock copy - this is the very seldom seen WHITE PROMO in dazzling condition….It’s only flaw being a minuscule-neat “Ian Gillibrand” moniker in a-side deadwax.. which surely, such an historic NS follower signature will add to it’s value.. a “Gilliband” autograph in itself should be collectable…maybe?

TOP DRAWER thumping Northern Soul hot on the comeback trail… get on it and ride!

Sorry, this item has already been won!

The winning bid was £ 291.00

 

My old copy l sold it to Ian, 77ish for about a tenner. ("Hollywood A Go-Go")

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The Patrice Holloway acetate I sent to John a few years ago to auction for me, it didn't fetch much money at all!

 

I was getting some 45s ready to auction recently and found the original sleeve for it, I bought them all from the same guy, they were in really nice condition.  Here's a pic of the sleeve...

 

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Guest johnny hart

Marvin and Valerie "the Onion Song" £80. for a Number nine Chart hit ,first uk tmg stereo & 1st picture sleeve. For completist acute O.C.D.s only? JM the master Salesperson. I know where my  motown collection is going when i Kick The Bucket,{I Feel a new Thread Coming on,"What will You do with your record Collection In your Last Will and Testament?"

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Is just me that thinks this is a boring noise

You want to get yourself a Willie Dale, now there's a tune, knew it would be loved when I heard it a couple of years ago. :lol: 

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The Patrice Holloway acetate I sent to John a few years ago to auction for me, it didn't fetch much money at all!

 

I was getting some 45s ready to auction recently and found the original sleeve for it, I bought them all from the same guy, they were in really nice condition.  Here's a pic of the sleeve...

 

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I did bid on it up to 400 quid and might have gone further but then forgot all about it - oh well. Not a great price for a one-off acetate really.

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