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Tel: 01375 640951 / 07808 253553 - 8am - 9pm (GMT)

e-mail rob@hipcity.freeserve.co.uk

I can accept payment via cash (your risk), cheque or credit card.

POSTAGE £1.50 for 1 (10p each extra) ALL SENT RECORDED. Registered add £3.Overseas please write or phone.

Cheques payable to R. MESSER *** Available on a tape for £4 incl. P&P (Overseas £5) Now on a C90 ***

Subs for the list are now £3 for 10 lists. (£4 Overseas) Or send an S.A.E. - or a few.

Q1 BETTY EVERETT Love come tumbling down ABC M- £35

Wonderful dancer from the late great - was played everywhere a few years back

Q2 BETTY LAVETTE I'm holding on Big Wheel M £20

Cookin Detroit soul from another of the U.S.A's finest soul divas

Q3 THE TEMPOS (Countdown) here I come Canterbury (Demo) EX £40

Woah !!! Classic 100mph northern soul on a nice promo !!!

Q4 JOHNNY SAYLES My loves a monster Chi Town EX £10

Nice Chicago mid paced dancer - small label tear and small bit of writing

Q5 GIGI & THE CHARMAINES Poor unfortunate me Columbia (Demo) EX £25

Excellent girl group dancer from April 1967

Q6 THE HEARTBREAKERS I've got to face it Derby City M- £35

This has echoes of "Man oh Man" by Walter & Admirations. Same chord changes - perfect soul group sound at a fraction of the price. Sheer class.

Q7 JIMMY HOLIDAY I've been done wrong Diplomacy M- £12

Stomping soul with a slight R'n'B edge

Q8 TINA BRITT You're absolutely right Eastern M- £15

Covered in the UK by Steve Alaimo this is the real deal. Great New York soul with a great hookline.

Q9 BROOKS O'DELL Watch your step Gold M- £20

Classy beat ballad that melts your heart. Such a rich soulful voice. Brooks shoulda been a star !

Q10 THERESA LINDSEY I'll bet you Golden world (demo) M- £15

Classic Detroit soul on a rare promo - SAME SONG AS Billy Butler

Q11 JUANITA WILLIAMS Baby boy Golden world (demo) M £15

Great detroit dancer - again on a nice promo

Q12 SYNG McGOWAN That's what I want Hope M- £60

What a great tune this is. "Yeah yeah yeah" that's exactly what we want

Q13 SPYDER TURNER I cant make it anymore MGM EX £8

All time classic northern soul.

Q14 DOTTIE CAMBRIDGE Cry your eyes out MGM (Demo) EX £40

Another all time classic northern soul stomper. W.O.L.

Q15 EXCITERS Blowing up my mind RCA EX £25

Hard to find now this Wigan stomper. GWP productions. Absolute gem.

Q16 TONY MASON Take good care RCA (Demo) M- £30

A Viet Nam song. But absolutely magnificent beat ballad. Really powerful tune.

Q17 PAT CLAYTON Someone elses turn Silver tip VG+ £75

A great slice of mid 60's mid paced female soul. Hard to find.

Q18 THE SWEET Got to have more love Smash £12

Stormer of the highest order. Superbly catchy dancer. B-side label gone A.W.O.L.

Q19 EDDIE CARLTON Misery / It will be done Swan (Demo) EX £75

This is rare. I saw it for something like £150 recently. It never shows up and both sides are good.

Q20 DON GARDNER My baby like to boogaloo Tru Glo Town EX £40

Monster R'n'B dancer. Old mod classic that made it big on the northern scene recently. Been selling for big bucks.

Q21 THE RIVINGTONS I love you always Vee Jay M- £35

Great group soul mid tempo - choppy guitar - great harmonies. What are you waiting for ?

Q22 ETHICS Look at me now Vent M £10

Absolute classic oldie. Superb tune with those great vibes.

Q23 SUPERIORS What would I do Verve M- £20

Great oldie that does'nt get spun too often now but still sounds fresh.

Q24 THE PRECISIONS If this is love Drew M- £8

Classic Detroit stomper arranged by the legendary Mike Terry

Q25 JACKIE WILSON I've lost you Brunswick M £10

One of Jackie's finest cuts. Poerful soul dancer

Q26 JIMMY REED Two ways to skin a cat ABC M- £10

Great mod club sound. Quality R'n'B tune

Q27 NOLAN PORTER If I could only be sure ABC M- £60

Has become one of the greatest soul tunes ever. Popular in all sub sections of the scene

Q28 JOE TEX I wanna be free Dial EX £90

Massive R'n'B flavoured early soul dancer that's been very popular in 2003. Label is bubbly - too much glue used to stick it on !

Q29 VITO & THE SALUTATIONS I'd best be going Sandbag (Demo) M £30

Superb Stafford spin you don't hear much these days. And why not ???

Q30 LONNIE LESTER You cant go Nu Tone M- £75

Cracking dancer. Thumps its way though to the soles of your feet. Still filling floors everywhere

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