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Was listening to ‘Al Perkins - ‘yes my goodness yes’ and remembered his partner or wife Velma Perkins also cut the side, either an unissued thing or for Lion records I cant remember,  both great though... in fact didn’t al cut two versions, Or was Buddha picked up on Atco? 

And to turn this on the side for a moment how about: 

GIrl Watcher / Boy Watcher 🙂 

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Rose Davis` early 70s cover of That`s Enough. 

 

 

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How about Little Mac and the Boss Sounds' answer to Wilson Pickett from the Wheel...

 

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...Or the other side of I'd Rather Go Blind - from Etta James...
 

 

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Embers variant of Mamie Galore's classic 

 

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...And a little off topic but Johnnie Taylor and Carla Thomas' brilliant duet version of Steve Mancha (etc etc etc) - think it cost me £1.50.

 

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Plus of course pretty obvious, but Barbara Lynn's version of William Bell etc (much prefer WB) - Trying to love two.

And Barbara Carr's god-awful version Clarence Carter's version of Messing With My Mind.

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2 underplayed female versions of male classics

 

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Mr Soul - Bud Harper and Joyce Bond - Mrs Soul 🙂

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Really good so far, lots that i've never heard before. Always thought that going by previous preferences that i would like more of the female versions but no.

really love the Embers version of "It ain't necessary"

But prefer the Eloise Law to Jerry Butler, which also surprised me.

Keep them coming.

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I;m going to put this 1/2 up

 

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Denise LaSalle - Right Track....

 

 

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I think Doris' version trumps Clarence Carters (if only for the lack of 'burping')

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Still not learned to cut/paste 2wice 🙄

Cheers Paul

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See/hear what I mean ?

Cheers Paul

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What a super Soulful version of the Temps classic.

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On 25/05/2019 at 06:55, Mal C said:

Was listening to ‘Al Perkins - ‘yes my goodness yes’ and remembered his partner or wife Velma Perkins also cut the side, either an unissued thing or for Lion records I cant remember,  both great though... in fact didn’t al cut two versions, Or was Buddha picked up on Atco? 

And to turn this on the side for a moment how about: 

GIrl Watcher / Boy Watcher 🙂 

mal 

The Al Perkins Buddah one is a later recording and different and inferior to, the one on Atco.

The one by Velma Perkins is unreleased at the time I think, but on the Numero Twinight comp.

 

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I think I only heard this for the first time on Richard Searling's radio show this week. Very showbiz / pop, maybe but absolutely excelllent!

 

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26 minutes ago, JoeSoap said:

I think I only heard this for the first time on Richard Searling's radio show this week. Very showbiz / pop, maybe but absolutely excelllent!

 

I've just realised. This sounds exactly like Des O'Connor singing. Could it be...?😂

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Wasn't the point of this not just male vs. female versions of songs but male-point-of-view vs. female-point-of-view variations on the same song? Mal C. got it right in his contributions IMO....Like this:

 

 

 

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Isley bros / Judy white both did save me.

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9 hours ago, JoeSoap said:

I think I only heard this for the first time on Richard Searling's radio show this week. Very showbiz / pop, maybe but absolutely excelllent!

 

I would've thought it a reasonable assumption that it's Tony Orlando, as in the old Wigan stomper 'Tie a Yellow Ribbon' : )

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5 hours ago, DaveNPete said:

I would've thought it a reasonable assumption that it's Tony Orlando, as in the old Wigan stomper 'Tie a Yellow Ribbon' : )

it is tony orlando

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Male version of the Millie Jackson classic

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Always loved these boy\girl answer records. Big favorite is Gene Chandler answers to Mary Wells with threw a lucky punch. Myself and my girl once recorded a mix of an hour or so of these records with her playing the girl records and myself playing the guy records. You can listen here https://www.mixcloud.com/Akro1/he-said-she-said/

 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Xja1y2gbRmc

 

 

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On 29/05/2019 at 14:54, Trev Thomas said:

it is tony orlando

Is it? Harry Roberts, who produced it was a UK producer / arranger. At the time it came out, Tony Orlando was Vice President of CBS Music.He did cut a few US hits under pseudonyms around this time but I can't see why he'd nip over to the UK to do this one...

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On 31/05/2019 at 00:45, JoeSoap said:

Is it? Harry Roberts, who produced it was a UK producer / arranger. At the time it came out, Tony Orlando was Vice President of CBS Music.He did cut a few US hits under pseudonyms around this time but I can't see why he'd nip over to the UK to do this one...

or maybe harry roberts nipped over to the states....

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Another pair

Definitely the Apollas version for me.

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