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Righto,

After partially hi-jacking another thread, I decided to put this under it's own topic.

'All Nite Long' Album done I think in the early 80's.

I want a track listing. Which number pressing you have (500 pressed and individually numbered apparently)

I want to know where you got it, when, and how much you paid for it.

Also what do you reckon it's worth now.

Any other stories relevant (Cue Mr Mannion re: Jan Jones)

It's quite important to me, as the album more or less shaped my musical tastes.

I thank you, and let's see how many of the 500 we can attribute to SS members. I don't own one, but know a man who does, But isn't a SS member (Mally Meah).

And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie :D

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Now out there on CD somewhere! Got mine as soon as it came out at Leciester allnighter and remember playing it to death non-stop for weeks! A side great newies and B side top class Modern. From Chicago (cough!) and will dig mine out for a track listing and number.

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Done!!!!

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Righto,

After partially hi-jacking another thread, I decided to put this under it's own topic.

'All Nite Long' Album done I think in the early 80's.

I want a track listing. Which number pressing you have (500 pressed and individually numbered apparently)

I want to know where you got it, when, and how much you paid for it.

Also what do you reckon it's worth now.

Any other stories relevant (Cue Mr Mannion re: Jan Jones)

It's quite important to me, as the album more or less shaped my musical tastes.

I thank you, and let's see how many of the 500 we can attribute to SS members. I don't own one, but know a man who does, But isn't a SS member (Mally Meah).

And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie  :D

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Is this the one with the scooterist on the front Jamie?

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Done!!!!

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Is this the one with the scooterist on the front Jamie?

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In which case no it probably isn't :D

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Is this the one with the scooterist on the front Jamie?

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I'm not sure Andy, I don't think it was, but probably wrong!!

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Now out there on CD somewhere! Got mine as soon as it came out at Leciester allnighter and remember playing it to death non-stop for weeks! A side great newies and B side top class Modern. From Chicago (cough!) and will dig mine out for a track listing and number.

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That's the spirit old boy!!!

How much were they going for back then???

Cheers,

Jamie

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It had a black and white cityscape. I guess it might be chicago, but it might just be a mock up.

I got mine at leicester allnighter in Loughboro??!! for an Ayreton Senna.

Will get bruv to post up my number.(he's got it. As i said on t'other thread.)

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Righto,

After partially hi-jacking another thread, I decided to put this under it's own topic.

'All Nite Long' Album done I think in the early 80's.

I want a track listing. Which number pressing you have (500 pressed and individually numbered apparently)

I want to know where you got it, when, and how much you paid for it.

Also what do you reckon it's worth now.

Any other stories relevant (Cue Mr Mannion re: Jan Jones)

It's quite important to me, as the album more or less shaped my musical tastes.

I thank you, and let's see how many of the 500 we can attribute to SS members. I don't own one, but know a man who does, But isn't a SS member (Mally Meah).

And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie  :D

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Interestingly, although Richard was first to play things like Larry Houston, ZZ and Co. people forget that he sold them all to Soul Sam, when him and Arthur set off on the good ship 'Modern Soul' Although RS had all his incredible 60's one offs a lot of the big 70's things were played on acetates until a quantity came along. Sam and Arthur deserve a lot of the credit for the popularity of 70's sounds at the time, and it has to be remembered that for quite a while, politics, from promoters, collectors AND other DJ's kept them from working the big all nighters. Many of the now in demand 70's things were first played by them and they got little or no credit, as once Dave Thorley, Poke and myself got these, generally off John Anderson or Dave Raistrick, they became popularon the mainstream northern scene. (Jan Jones, Timeless Legend, Troy Johnson etc.)

This is not a dig at Richard, by the way, because at the time (early eighties before the 60's Stafford if you understand me) he was head and shoulders above everybody else. The only ones to come near him were Pat Brady up North and Ian Clark. (Poke should have been up there but too much of a nice guy to push himself. And he first played Paul Thompson 'Special Kind of woman' (and others) in the early eighties, not Richard as Kev R says in his book. RS didn't have it then.)

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Was the Up All Night album ever re pressed?

I had a copy when it first came out ( early 80's?) which I eventually gave to my brother.

I got a second copy in the 90's from Roger Banks. I think he only charged a tenner, cover was the same and same blank labels.

Played Charles Johnson - Never Had A Love So Good off it at the weekend.

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This album came out twice. The first one had, totally off the top of my head,

THE Q

JOHN & WEIRDEST

TY KARIM

DEADBEATS

COURT DAVIS

PROFESSIONALS

on side one, and a pile of modern shite on side 2.

BUT

in the late 80's it came out again with the same sleeve but a totally different track listing and a couple of paper inserts. This version had things like You Want To Change Me on it.

The Deadbeats jumped on every single copy of that first press.

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I paid the princely sum of a tenner for it and worth every penny. As soon as my son stops puking I'll dig it out and give you a track listing. I remember when it came out that we were all knocked back by the tracks (Deadbeats; Jan Jones, Charles Johnson; The Q; John & The Wierdest et all). Remember this was all before Cd's and the easy availability of many rare tracks, and so to have all the Monsters issued on one LP really was the stuff of dreams.

Bladeforlife - spot on with th comments mate. Many people forget, or just don't know, that RS really had some cracking toons at that time and that it was really Soul Sam and Arthur who moved the scene forward (albeit it took the masses longer to catch up :-) ) As usual this is a period, the 80's, that is overlooked by all documentaries etc etc and there are many that do not get the credit for saving the scene from itself at the time. Rod Dearlove (how are you mate?) was an inspiration with his mag 'Midnight Express' as was Steve Gaunori (and mail me for a spot at the Plinston soulful one!!!) as were venues like Clifton Hall etc.

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OK so I have a copy of the first issue, I will post the number tomorrow.

The first track ( Deadbeats ) does skip a couple of times.

Can any one supply a track listening for the second issue?

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The first track ( Deadbeats ) does skip a couple of times.

I think all of them do !

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the correct title for this album was wvon chicago sampler up all night,petes right there was another with inserts i have both somewhere,but my later copy didnt have inserts the tracklisting [petes insert?]was stuck to the back cover so it was a completely different album just using up the old cover must be they printed too many.

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Interestingly, although Richard was first to play things like Larry Houston, ZZ and Co. people forget that he sold them all to Soul Sam, when him and Arthur set off on the good ship 'Modern Soul' Although RS had all his incredible 60's one offs a lot of the big 70's things were played on acetates until a quantity came along. Sam and Arthur deserve a lot of the credit for the popularity of 70's sounds at the time, and it has to be remembered that for quite a while, politics, from promoters, collectors AND other DJ's kept them from working the big all nighters. Many of the now in demand 70's things were first played by them and they got little or no credit, as once Dave Thorley, Poke and myself got these, generally off John Anderson or Dave Raistrick, they became popularon the mainstream northern scene. (Jan Jones, Timeless Legend, Troy Johnson etc.)

This is not a dig at Richard, by the way, because at the time (early eighties before the 60's Stafford if you understand me) he was head and shoulders above everybody else. The only ones to come near him were Pat Brady up North and Ian Clark. (Poke should have been up there but too much of a nice guy to push himself. And he first played Paul Thompson 'Special Kind of woman' (and others) in the early eighties, not Richard as Kev R says in his book. RS didn't have it then.)

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OK, Son's calming down a bit so have dug out my copy for the full info....

WVON F.M CHICAGO 'ALL NITE LONG' LP (Mine is 0057)

SIDE 1

WILLIE G & THE STYLES - NO SECOND CHANCE (Deadbeats)

BOBBY JASON - ALL THESE THINGS (William Powell - Heartache Souviners)

JAMES LEWIS _ THAT'S THE WAY (The Q)

PROFESSIONALS - THAT'S WHY I LOVE YOU

COURT DAVIS - THE LOVER WHO LOVES YOU NOT (Try To Think)

SEVEN SOULS - I STILL LOVE YOU

JOHN & THE WIERDEST - CANT GET OVER THESE MEMORIES

TY KARIM - LIGHTEN UP

SIDE 2

CHERYL BERDELL - GIVING IT ALL TO YOU

DOUG PARKINSON - I'LL BE AROUND

JAN JONES - INDEPENDENT WOMAN

CHARLES JOHNSON - NEVER HAD A LOVE SO GOOD

TYRONE BARKLEY - MAN OF VALUE

OTIS CLAY - THE ONLY WAY IS UP

JAMES MACK - OVER THE TOP (Roy Dawson)

There you go boys and girls, pretty much a list of the top sounds Richard was spinning at the Casino before the doors closed (oh, and then again and again..) for the final time.

My thoughts having dug it out are that 1) what a fantastic LP it was, top sounds and a great balance on each side 2) Not only the Deadbeats jumped, bloody Otis Clay all had that authentic Sisssssss at the start! 3) I wet myself with excitment when i heard the Seven Souls and managed to get a Jan Jones from Soul Bowl the following week for around £15 and thought the B side version was far better.

Who'd have thought that a Chicago radio station could release such a varied output from all across the States at that time - cough! cough!

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i sold a copy on ebay for around 70 quid to another forum member

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i sold a copy on ebay for around 70 quid to another forum member

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fcuk me!

Woof!

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mind you i will now admit having paid over 60 for it before someone told me it was a boot and before the rule on another forum was lifted about asking about ebay items

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mind you i will now admit having paid over 60 for it before someone told me it was a boot and before the rule on another forum was lifted about asking about ebay items

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fcuk me again!

WOOF!

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Got the album but cant find the number

Is it the same album? got skyline with musical notes top left, top Right $10 sign

Skyline in a circle on centre of cover

Sam Track listing as in thread printed on back

Lable on record Blank?

On Inner sleeve it says RS6-83

In wax anl 1 a1 *

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Got the album but cant find the number

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Don't think mines got a number either.......

Wonder if it was an unscrupulous dealer who added one to make it more attractive?

WOOF!

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Bought this album a couple of months ago. It also has no number.

Wayne.

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Got one and it's up the loft bought Morecombe 84ish.

Can't be arsed looking for #

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Just checked, no number on mine either.

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OK, Son's calming down a bit so have dug out my copy for the full info....

WVON F.M CHICAGO 'ALL NITE LONG' LP (Mine is 0057)

SIDE 1

WILLIE G & THE STYLES - NO SECOND CHANCE (Deadbeats)

BOBBY JASON - ALL THESE THINGS (William Powell - Heartache Souviners)

JAMES LEWIS _ THAT'S THE WAY (The Q)

PROFESSIONALS - THAT'S WHY I LOVE YOU

COURT DAVIS - THE LOVER WHO LOVES YOU NOT (Try To Think)

SEVEN SOULS - I STILL LOVE YOU

JOHN & THE WIERDEST - CANT GET OVER THESE MEMORIES

TY KARIM - LIGHTEN UP

SIDE 2

CHERYL BERDELL - GIVING IT ALL TO YOU

DOUG PARKINSON - I'LL BE AROUND

JAN JONES - INDEPENDENT WOMAN

CHARLES JOHNSON - NEVER HAD A LOVE SO GOOD

TYRONE BARKLEY - MAN OF VALUE

OTIS CLAY - THE ONLY WAY IS UP

JAMES MACK - OVER THE TOP (Roy Dawson)

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Ah the memories!! I said on another thread that I thought the Dells was on it, I remember the reason for that is Dells 'Run For Cover' followed Jan Jones on a tape that my Dad had.

All the rest of the stuff was on that tape. Hearing all that for the first time on one tape still sticks in my mind.

I also think it's funny that a 'Chicago' Album would have the current (at that time) UK cover-up titles for tracks/artists LOL!!!

Like I said, it shaped my tastes.

Brilliant stuff, thanks for your input everyone. And Pete Smith :lamsey:

Any chance of a scan anyone?? (I know it's a bit big!!)

Cheers,

Jamie

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Just checked, no number on mine either.

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Are we talking boots of a boot here ? :lamsey:

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Are we talking boots of a boot here ? :lol:

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Could possibly be a point P Doggy touched on - maybe the numbers were added after to create an illusion of exclusivity to increase prices???

We still haven't got a tracklist for the 2nd issues yet though.....

Jamie :lamsey:

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Since 1985 (I think) I've had this, been robbed of it... Had it again, flogged it.... Had it again and lost it in Ibiza... and finally got one in a thrash metal shop in Bristol 18 months ago !!!! (don't ask)... Deadbeats and Charles Johnson on one LP !!!!! BONKERS...

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Righto,

After partially hi-jacking another thread, I decided to put this under it's own topic.

'All Nite Long' Album done I think in the early 80's.

I want a track listing. Which number pressing you have (500 pressed and individually numbered apparently)

I want to know where you got it, when, and how much you paid for it.

Also what do you reckon it's worth now.

Any other stories relevant (Cue Mr Mannion re: Jan Jones)

It's quite important to me, as the album more or less shaped my musical tastes.

I thank you, and let's see how many of the 500 we can attribute to SS members. I don't own one, but know a man who does, But isn't a SS member (Mally Meah).

And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie  :yes:

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Ive got one- will look out the number etc

Value it goes for £50-£85 depending when on ebay.

Most copies have tracks that jump :no:

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and its for sale!

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best advise when listing it on ebay is to list titles as cover up then original titles then put what the value of each track is on a 7" shoudl go easily then

dave

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hi soulsville just spent the last 4 hours looking for all night long album in my collection of over 1200 albums all soul but all very mixed up order. found it , tryed to re stack all outher albums in a sort of order motown, uk motown usa , comblations 60s 70s detroit ect ect . anyway album as no number on it like most of outhers just anl-a on run out grooves also the inner sleeve has number a37397 in one corner a good album hope this helps mr j.p.

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All Nite Long was pressed up and ready for sale around October 1983. I bought mine at a 100 Club niter in January the following year, and mine's numbered 708.

I paid £10 for it, though the sleeve corner states "$10 RRP"!!!!

It's true what Pete says about "No Second Chance" jumping on the first issues. I put this right by weighing down my stylus and that seemed to do the trick.

Apparently, WVON did exist as a radio station in America, but not sure if it was based in Chicago. What I do know is, according to '80s fanzine BlackBeat, some American bigots used to say that WVON was an acronym for "Whites Vomiting Over N***ers".

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All Nite Long was pressed up and ready for sale around October 1983.  I bought mine at a 100 Club niter in January the following year, and mine's numbered 708.

I paid £10 for it, though the sleeve corner states "$10 RRP"!!!!

It's true what Pete says about "No Second Chance" jumping on the first issues.  I put this right by weighing down my stylus and that seemed to do the trick.

Apparently, WVON did exist as a radio station in America, but not sure if it was based in Chicago.  What I do know is, according to '80s fanzine BlackBeat, some American bigots used to say that WVON was an acronym for "Whites Vomiting Over N***ers".

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WVON was a very real radio station. E. Rodney Jones was a DJ there. His single "R&B Time" was a marketing ploy by the label(TUFF). They hoped it would get more airtime for their other singles. Also, I think it was Mr. Jones who named The Vontastics. They had won a singing contest put on by the station, which led to their recording contract with Satellite/St. Lawrence. On the subject of WVON, you can get airchecks(radio station recordings) of WVON @ www.theaircheckfactory.com.

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And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie

Hi I can help with most of the tracks if you want to stick it on a cd

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All Nite Long was pressed up and ready for sale around October 1983. I bought mine at a 100 Club niter in January the following year, and mine's numbered 708.

I paid £10 for it, though the sleeve corner states "$10 RRP"!!!!

Original advert from "Echoes" 1983

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Blimey Awake, that sure brings back some memories!!!

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And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie

Hi I can help with most of the tracks if you want to stick it on a cd

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Hi Mate I have one for sale

Give me a mail s.eckersley@nhs.net

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Righto,

After partially hi-jacking another thread, I decided to put this under it's own topic.

'All Nite Long' Album done I think in the early 80's.

I want a track listing. Which number pressing you have (500 pressed and individually numbered apparently)

I want to know where you got it, when, and how much you paid for it.

Also what do you reckon it's worth now.

Any other stories relevant (Cue Mr Mannion re: Jan Jones)

It's quite important to me, as the album more or less shaped my musical tastes.

I thank you, and let's see how many of the 500 we can attribute to SS members. I don't own one, but know a man who does, But isn't a SS member (Mally Meah).

And finally, should anyone be kind enough to make a sad man happy, please sell me one!!!!!

Jamie  :)

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Jamie - I have one for sale

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I apologise for revisiting this, but am knew to this site

Picked up a copy from a charity shop yesterday (best £1 I have sent in a while)

What really interests me is who put it together, as whoever did, knew that side 1 track 2 was covered up and then used that on the cover in 1983 when it was released, even though Keith had, by then, "uncovered" it.

I quote 

"The record (William Powell) was discoverd by Arthur Fenn and covered up as Bobby Jason "All These Things".  Soul Sam bought it from Arthur and played it at Wigan in 1979.  Sam later traded it with Richard Searling.   It's claimed that Keb Darge was playing it at Stafford in 1983. Keith Minshull played it uncovered in 1983 having allegedly paid £150 for it."

Any info welcome so I can stop talking about it to my wife who prefers "Will Young" (I know, but she is lovely!!!)

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16 minutes ago, Blackpoolsoul said:

  It's claimed that Keb Darge was playing it at Stafford in 1983.

Can't remember it played then

Keb did a few tapes for me at that time and he never included any "Wigan" stuff as it was his & Guy's ethos to be introducing new stuff, post Wigan, that were then being termed as (60's) 'newies' .

 

 

 

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 I'm playing both LP's at the mo. Bobby Hebb track is really quiet and "tinny".

One album is on By Request Records but doesn't have a number apart from BR A1 & BR A2 in the runouts. The other is is a white label with ANL/A &ANL/B on runouts. The white label album tracklist is the one on the album cover

 

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41 minutes ago, TMG501 said:

 I'm playing both LP's at the mo. Bobby Hebb track is really quiet and "tinny".

One album is on By Request Records but doesn't have a number apart from BR A1 & BR A2 in the runouts. The other is is a white label with ANL/A &ANL/B on runouts. The white label album tracklist is the one on the album cover

 

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I wonder if they were taken from tapes and or vinyl then ? someone knows who put them out

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They're definitely not the best quality recordings

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