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Fave spoken intro to soul record my top 3 at present would be

Soul Bros Inc - Pyramid - Will never be beaten, still convinced in my own mind its Brook Brenton making a cameo

Summits - Cant get over losing you - Great record - sounds sloshed which always helps

Marvin Gaye - Get to this - Simply for the fact that I know that a truly wonderful piece of soul music is to follow -

Any more for anymore ,

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Fave spoken intro to soul record Any more  for anymore  ,

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Not strictly Northern but pure amphetasoul The Contours - Do You Love Me. great example of Blackamerican music!

Cheers

Jock

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Richard Temple would have to be the obvious one. Also I lve the intro to Lynn Collins "Think" & The Marvellettes "My Baby Must Be a Magician."

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gotta agree with T & T - Please Operator

what a stomper !!!

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Thinking about T&T. I wonder if it was the first use of a phone conversation as an intro to a record...

Going back to Samantha's 1970's I'm sure there was a phone call in Donna Summer's "The Hostage". can't remember if it was the intro though, and I don't have a copy to check :D

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Thinking about T&T. I wonder if it was the first use of a phone conversation as an intro to a record...

Going back to Samantha's 1970's I'm sure there was a phone call in Donna Summer's "The Hostage". can't remember if it was the intro though, and I don't have a copy to check  :D

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There's a couple of phone calls in that record, doesn't do much for the flow of the track, in fact whoever plugged that should be named and shamed

p.s. I bought it

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Goes without saying that "Pyramid" is tops, but I think Troy Keyes 'If I Had My Way" deserves a mention, along with "Lord What's Happening to Your People". I love those intros!

One that cracks me up is "To Get You Back Again" by Karen Small on Venus. Anybody know that one? This voice says "Is he the one that broke your heart?" It sounds like a man barely trying to sound like a woman, in an almost joking way. I have to replay it at least tow or three times every time it comes on in my car. This stuff cracks me up sometimes. :D

KTF

Jas

Suprised no one has mentioned Moonlight, Music and You/What Shall I Do

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There's a couple of phone calls in that record, doesn't do much for the flow of the track, in fact whoever plugged that should be named and shamed

p.s. I bought it

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Pete,

it was I, played for a bet one nite at sammies, although I would like to mention I broke Troy Keyes as well !

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Thought it might have been you....

What was the bet..

If I play this Donna Summer, anyone dance's, I'll break Troy Keyes.

You won.

:D

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Thought it might have been you....

What was the bet..

If I play this Donna Summer, anyone dance's, I'll break Troy Keyes.

You won.

:D

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Amazingly difficult Troy Keyes, I remember the first time I played it at Wigan. Wow was that a long intro or what, people just stood and stared at me. So I included it my next tape and passed it around all the Morecambe lads and their friends. After a couple of weeks driving around in their cars they were raving about it, so come sat nite 20 people danced to it.....cracked it!

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Fave spoken intro to soul record my top 3 at present would be

Soul Bros Inc - Pyramid  - Will never be beaten, still convinced in my own mind its Brook Brenton making a cameo

Summits - Cant get over losing you  - Great record - sounds sloshed which always helps

Marvin Gaye - Get to this  - Simply for the fact that I know that a truly wonderful piece of soul music is to follow  -

Any more  for anymore  ,

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Gerri Diamond 'Only You (Can Feel The Loss)'

cheers

Paul

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"just hung up the telephone"

Harold Melvin & the bluenotes......... Get out, even after all these years it still sends shivers down my spine.

Garv.

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Fave spoken intro to soul record my top 3 at present would be

Soul Bros Inc - Pyramid  - Will never be beaten, still convinced in my own mind its Brook Brenton making a cameo

Summits - Cant get over losing you  - Great record - sounds sloshed which always helps

Marvin Gaye - Get to this  - Simply for the fact that I know that a truly wonderful piece of soul music is to follow  -

Any more  for anymore  ,

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Kenny Smith - Lord Whats Happening to your People....sounds so naff and totally insincere compared to the rest of the tune, but I still love it!!!

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Jerry Butler - Stop Stepping On My Dreams, most of the track is spoken, but the intro is excellent. Also Bobby Womack How could you break my heart

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You've still got it John. Said you were going to play it on Wednesday !

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"just hung up the telephone"

Harold Melvin & the bluenotes......... Get out, even after all these years it still sends shivers down my spine.

Garv.

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Probably my personal favourite as well Garvy baby get's me everytime, superb. The one that's doing it for me at the moment though is almost a spoken rap intro (blaxploitation style jive talk not hip hop) and that's on Four Real Inc - The Man (Masterplan) - Flying Eagles which is a tuuuuuuune!!!

Trouty

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The one that makes me cringe is the spoken intro to Frankie & the Clasicals wicked.gif

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I was just going to rave about that one! What about Brooks & Jerry for best gag?

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Kelly & Soul Explosions "Talking about my baby's love" (DYNAMITE)

...has a monster spoken-intro...

"The things I'm gonna talk about - you may not wanna hear - some of you may break down & laugh - others shed a tear..." etc.etc.

Luv it :dance:

Cheers,

Christian B

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The one that makes me cringe is the spoken intro to Frankie & the Clasicals blush.gif

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I was just going to rave about that one! What about Brooks & Jerry for best gag?

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And I know this has been touched on before, but exactly WHAT does that guy say in the middle of Travis Wamack's "Scratchy?"

My best guess: "Capital, please do it again won't you?"

Sounds a tad PG Woodhouse though don't you think? pip pip!

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Spoken intro that does it for me.....

Trippin' On Your Love - The Staple Singers.

Sends me Goosey every time.

WOOF!

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That Beatin Rythmn

Frankie and the Classicals

Get Out

Please Operator

The unreleased What Becomes of the Brokenhearted with the spoken intro. Not Northern, but Wow!

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What about Lou Rawls - Dead End Street (Capitol)?

I think the spoken intro is actually the best bit!

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here here tony, especially the bit about goloshers

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Spoken intro that does it for me.....

Trippin' On Your Love - The Staple Singers.

Sends me Goosey every time.

WOOF!

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Mmm... That's a nice one indeed... "I don't need no weed or speed"... whistling.gif Be sure to check out the 'original' version by

Phillip Mitchell on Grapevine. A killer compilation!

Cheers,

CB

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