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Mixed bag of the unusual and the not-so-unusual, unsold from last week’s listings.

Some great quality bargain rare soul here. Great 45s but I just never play them.

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(1)    Chuck Carter – “I’ve Done You Wrong” (Bedford) VG+ some lbl wr  £30

  • Another fine overlooked dancer with R&B/funk overtones


(2)    Chuck Overton – “Is It Possible” / “I’m So Thankful” (Kapp WD) VG+/EX   £50


(3)    Clarence Reid – “I Refuse To Give Up” (Wand DJ) EX  £40


(4)    Dewey Terry – “Do On My Feet (What I Did In The Street)” (Tumbleweed) EX £50

  • Excellent 70's funk-edged dancer - has had plays and deserves more action


(5)    Don Hart – James Shorter – “It’s In My Mind” (Cool School) EX £30

  • Superb slab of mid-tempo 60s Detroit


(6)    Earl Lett – “Green Power (Part 1)” (Beantown) EX  £30

  • Get past the interesting 45 second intro and you’re rewarded with a powerful deep funk classic


(7)    Eddie Griffin – “Miss Pretty Pt1” (San-Ray) EX £100

  • Superb and obscure pounding Northern R&B 60s dancer with a touch of a funk kick
  • How this hasn’t had attention before is beyond me - great value for the money


(8)    The Esquires – “Henry Ralph” (Hot Line promo) EX/VG+  £40

  • Double-sided promo (not My Sweet Baby on the flip)


(9)    Gino Washington – “Doing The Pop Corn” (Atac WD) EX £40

  • Superb wah-wah guitar driven funky R&B – perfect niter stuff with a real nice low rider flip thrown in


(10)  The Jives – “Love” / “I Want You” (Tear Drop) EX  £75

  • Two great sides – superb sweet soul and moody funky Northern flip which has had spins from Mr Fish Clancy
  • Bargain price for this – has sold in excess of a ton


(11)  Joe McLean – “Lets Talk About Love” (Ego) VG/VG+  £30


(12)  Johnny Mae Mathews – “My Momma Didn’t Lie” (Big Hit) VG+  £75


(13)  Kings Of Soul – “Girl What Have You Done” (Down To Earth WD) VG+  £100

  • Slight water staining on labels
  • OK, so not the rare issue with the big flip but this is brilliant enough


(14)  Larry Birdsong – “Every Night Of The Week” (Sur-Speed WD) VG+  £40

  • Not the early version on Champion, this is Larry’s later recording
  • A fantastic growling 60s mid-tempo dancer


(15)  Lattimore Brown – “Sweet Desiree” (Renegade DJ) VG+/EX sol  £50


(16)   Lil Ernie Johnson – “Cold Cold Heart” (Ride) VG  £30

  • Plays great; superb uptempo funky R&B Northern
  • Also came out on Aries but these presses are better quality


(17)  The Lovations – “I Can’t Forget About You” (Cap City) EX/VG+  £50

  • Superb 45 and should get more plays


(18)  The Lovelettes – “I Can’t Forget About You Baby” (Capacity) EX/VG+  £30

  • See The Lovations above – both are superb records


(19)  Nate Holmes – “You’re Still On My Mind” (ABC WD)  £25


(20)  Pace-Setters – “Push On Jessie Jackson” (Kent WD) EX £30


(21)  Peggy And Artie – “I’ll Be Leaving Soon” (King) EX/M-  £35


(22)  Pieces Of Eight – “Strange Things Are Happening” (Action) EX  £30

  • Love this record – full-on stomping Northern instrumental with drum breaks
  • If this was rare etc etc etc


(23)  Sebastian – “Living In Depression” (Brown Dog WD) EX  £40

  • Stunningly good slab of 70s funk with a message


(24)  Tiny Powell – “Get My Hat” (Ocampo) EX  £100

  • Gritty mid tempo pounding 60s R&B dancer – great record and not easy to find in good condition


(25)  Tyrone Ashley – “I Want My Baby Back” (Phil LA of Soul) VG+  £30

  • Vinyl press - marker pen across label on “Let Me Be Your Man” side
  • Scuff on “I Want” side but plays great


(26)  Vick & John – “Lonely Man” / “Don’t Dish Out (More Than You Can Take)” (Allert) EX  £40

  • Two superb mid-60s sides – really is a very fine record and doesn't seem well known
  • Nice dancer on one side and then “Lonely Man” is a stunning moody mid-tempo slab of soul which would grace any set


(27)  Wallace Brothers – “I Need Someone” / “Airborne Shuffle” (Jewel) EX/M-   £50

·       Stunning 60s low-rider/beat ballad side with a great funk-edged Northern flip


(28)  Walter Hamilton – “Nobody But Me” (Hi-Q) EX  £75

  • Should be a big 45 – gritty funk-edged R&B


(29)  The Walter Letts Gospel Singers – “Bad Confusion” (Letts Records) VG  £75

  • Some crackle but a decent enough copy for playing out loud - soundfile available on request
  • Superb and tough gospel dancer


(30)  The Young Senators – “Jungle” (Innovation) VG/VG-  £40

  • Deep funk classic – plays great


Chuck Overton.jpg

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Don Hart-James Shorter.jpg

Earl Lett (Green Power).jpg

Eddie Griffin.jpg


Gino Washington - Popcorn.jpg


Joe McLean.jpg

Johnny Mae Mathews - Momma.jpg

Kings Of Soul.jpg

Larry Birdsong.jpg

Lattimore Brown.jpg

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Peggy and Artie.jpg

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Tiny Powell.jpg

Tyrone Ashley - Baby.jpg

Vick & John.jpg

Wallace Brothers.jpg

Walter Hamilton.jpg

Walter Letts Gospel Singers.jpg

Young Senators.jpg

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