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  1. PM to reserve! Hi and welcome to the K-Mart Records September 2018 sales list! A whole bunch of 45’s covering everything from lo-fi late 1980’s to early 60’s R&B. There’s a bunch of real nice and rare group harmony/sweet soul discs in the last 45 section. Before that we have modern soul and crossover soul sections including a few rarely offered for sale discs. And in the end we have a meaty 12 inch section with both major labels and indie stuff. All records are offered on a first come first serve basis. And all Paypal payments over £150 needs to be sent as family/friends alternatively add 4% to cover the fees. BR, Karl Modern, Disco & Boogie 45’s Smooth-N-Company – Half steppin – Bevnik / EX / £350 (Big Soul Sam spin and a killer modern soul dancer. Super rare 1983 original 7 incher, usually seen on the UK 12 inch which came 1985.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Jsm7oyJ04jc Fire & Fury – Baby, you really got me going / I’ve got what you need – RAM / EX / £350 (Aka Gliders aka Brothers by Choice. Super rare 45 that came out before their album and singles on Ala. One side did get a 45 release later, one did not. Two great sides with the amazing two step/midtempo modern soul dancer “Baby, you really got me going” being my pick. Relisted from last list because the person who reserved it failed to pay – don’t be that prick folks!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0iNrhQFBi0 Crescendo – Ain’t I the truth – Minaret / EX / £250 (Deep disco/boogie dancer. Perhaps the last release on the famous Herb Shucher Nashville, Tennessee label. Very hard to find especially a lovely clean copy like this.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5KHRLjJJeXE Starfire – Make the most of it – Dynamic Artists / EX / £250 (Promo copy of this great modern soul track, LP is frequently seen for sale, this 45 is much much rarer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1yC5PcFkue4 (45 version is 4:07) Trumains – Ripe for the pickin’ – Rca / EX / £190 (Classic modern with those lovely, and very wrong lyrics. Promo copy with partially stained label, barely visable on the mono side, more apparent on the stereo side.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBuJxdAlkNM Trumains – Love still remains / Sore loser – Rca / EX / £10 (Nice Philly styled modern sol dancer backed with great ballad. Vinyl promo complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z91746m05Gg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rMIEbDY4EM General Lee & the Space Army Band – We did it baby Pt. 1 / Pt. 2 – Lost Weekend / EX / £180 (Amazing space ballad and a perfect spice to any two step session.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=soXdVc7AkmU Junei – You must go on / Let’s ride – Pharaohs / EX / £175 (Amazing Gary, Indiana double header. Pure modern soul bliss.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbmawOKBkG0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P_CCfmHfiUo Greg Mason – What does it take to know (A woman like you) – Quince / EX / £175 (1986 Memphis indie. Quirky, lofi and great!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvRYNUvHvBA Beloyd – Get into your life / Today all day – 20th Century / EX / £175 (Evergreen modern soul double header with “Today all day” being only on the rarer issue copies.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OQzStRnMPEU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BihKc0NoHXg Bill Coday – A man can’t be a man – Epic / EX / £175 (Classic modern soul dancer only available on the rare issue copies. Nice clean copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAABYnhfm4U Billy Boomer – I like what she’s doin’ / You can’t hide – Blaster / EX / £150 (First press original of this killer double header. Two sides of charming 1982 soulful boogie sides.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=foq6fYFeiFQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AyXeQUKFTwQ Arejay – Don’t make me wait too long for you – Afghan / EX / £90 (1983 party boogie!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rKIrKuPNPls Arnie’s Love – I’m out of your life – Radar / EX / £60 (Killer 80’s dancer that is very hard to find on 7 inch.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngUQLWCZSDc Karen Pree – Make love last forever – Casablanca / EX / £60 (Promo copy of this stone classic modern dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=itDnTXVhJqY Ike Noble – Everybody disco / Dance, dance, dance to the music – Connowill / EX / £45 (Two great party disco sides.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RW07vpS4gWo Chants – I’ve been trying – Chipping Norton / EX / £30 (Killer UK release with a perfect mellow groove track.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JH7a5vugZ8g Ronnie Love – Nothing to it / Let’s make love – Almeria / EX / £25 (Two sides of perfect NYC proto disco. Pink issue copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jLVitZy2sK0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m36rzPrV8J0 Crossover Soul 45’s 21st Generations – Hey James / I need your love – Ultra-City / EX / £400 (Very clean copy of this superb Detroit double header. Two dancers of the highest quality, one from Choker Campbell one from Reggie Garland. Huge demand for this and yet to reach it’s potential, and a very hard one to find in this clean condition.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZoVAqAkj2Bs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Eq0RCIKpHVY Pearl Dowell – It’s all over / Good things – Saadia / EX / £400 (Superb and rare Florida double header. Super soulful crossover midtempo dancer, flip is sister funk. Very nice clean copy but crossover side has a smudge from removed sticker. Pink label/afro woman label design.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xukYCLuAb5g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QViJ4ba9OHI Lee Hurst – Whole lotta your love – A&M / EX / £250 (Stunning 1973 Canada crossover soul. Cool looking red A promo. Flipside has sticker.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HlskAJPtzLo Sly, Slick & Wicked – Surely, is you is or is you ain’t my baby / Stay my love – Paramount / EX / £175 (Evergreen crossover classic, flip is real nice sweet soul ballad. Clean vinyl promo copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bx4jmPr5iP0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxuMgGhU3oM New Holidays – Maybe so maybe no – Soulhawk / VG / £150 (Anthem! Pink label variation. Just shy of VG+ with some light marks, plays well. Label has very slight ring wear.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEEvQVxFLzY Eboney Essence – Let me in / Unsatisfied man – Goodie Train / EX / £125 (Two great takes of the Jean Battle tunes. One dancer, one deep soul ballad.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmhPsdrvlig https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTtcjkUVqMs Joe Bataan – Aftershower funk – Mericana / VG+ / £60 (Funky club classic! Tiny writing on label, correction one of the song writers.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RDhAQDGeXU0 Moses Dillard & Martha Starr – Cheating, teasing & misleading / You can’t laugh it off – Awake / EX / £55 (Two cult artists on a very interesting 45. One uptempo dancer, and one midtempo track. First local Greenville, South Carolina label before Shout.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6j1OHqYv3ZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1oY5x0RSZPM Shirelles – There’s a storm going on in my heart – Blue Rock / EX / £20 (Superb feelgood crossover dancer with hip hop drums. BB hole through label, comes with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=haVF_NjiL2A Northern Soul, R+B & Funk 45’s Vals – I’m stepping out with me memories – Ascot / EX / £225 (Lovely, super soulful beat ballad. White label promo copy. Company sleeve has creases and rubber stamp.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iJ4T6VPzd1A Cynthia & the Imaginations – Hey boy (I love you) – Blue Rock / EX / £100 (The female take of the ultra rare Four Dynamics song. Issue copy with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1K5IoXQ9Us Billy Nichols – Shake a leg – Sue / EX / £90 (Tough R&B dancer on a white label Sue promo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ypisalkjf48 Walter Hamilton ‎– Nobody But Me / Loosen up your thing – Hi-Q / EX / £60 (Garage styled NS dancer backed with funky instrumental R&B on this legendary Detroit label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvP67H_iGjs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iFNq68OmyAo Lou Garno Trio ‎– Muy Sabroso (Very Tasty) / Chicken In The Basket – Giovanni / EX / £35 (Smokey mod jazz on a rare Phoenix, Arizona disc.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PW4yGGAMNVk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7zbMspe36b4 Dee Edwards – You say you love me – Tuba / VG+ / £30 (Classic midtempo Detroit. Flipside has a mark from removed sticker.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lDeMa868YFo Xplosions – Wait a minute / Tell me face to face – Funk City / EX / £15 (Nice clean copy of this classic funky soul track.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vH7KnXu7Lyk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aywBEVgQQuE Ballad/Deep/Sweet/Group Harmony 45’s 3rd Flight – Love, love, love – Yodi / EX / £400 (Immense group soul, very rare especially in this clean condition. Flip is quality funky disco with the same title as the group.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FRjkTwBDI6g https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rL0wFAWITcE Profiles Band and Revue – Hurt by love / Boo-Koo-stump – Columbia World of Music / EX / £350 (Super rare South Carolina group soul ballad of the highest calibre. Some credit this to Thomas Kelcie which is actually the writing credit. Especially hard to find in this clean condition. Record is pressed slightly off centre, plays well. Flip is driving funk instrumental.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f7bqTQk0AQo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RZUz-kLdMeM Robert & the Excitements – Give me one more chance – Robert / VG / £300 (Super soulful group ballad. Very rare Atlanta, Georgia release. Record is just shy of VG+ with some light scattered marks. Plays ok but not perfect with some occasional and very light background noise.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PpeSbdmnrew George Wilson – Come back to me / Everything will be fine – Stang / EX / £300 (One of the best and rarest on the label – two sweet soul cuts of the highest quality. Small edge damage not close to touching the grooves.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1jevTk6k4KA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAiHH4xTxh0 Brown Sugar – Flowers in May – Shal-tur / EX / £225 (Real popular sweet soul with hip hop drums. Super clean promo copy complete with the IRDA distribution sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=09Qd5J19XOs Illusions – It’s just an illusion – Freedom / EX / £225 (Super soulful group harmony with a crossover soul feel.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BBn5wH8cyMQ Vows – Lost in a city – Big 3 / EX / £200 (Lovely Chicago group soul, came out before the Major’s 45 on the same label. BB hole through label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NclH8Pdy4Tw Bo James & the Human Freedom – Falling in love again / Searching – Miracle / see description / £100 (Super obscure Gary, Indiana early to mid 1970’s release. Vinyl looks a clean EX but the pressing is not a quality job. “Searching” side plays ok with only minimal background noise, flip plays with constant medium background noise and I can’t say it’s very enjoyable. Again vinyl looks clean and it might improve with a deep clean or glue treatment but I suspect it’s the pressing.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3tPlFddl6cI Kickin Mustangs – Take a miracle / Kicking – Plato / EX / £85 (Killer lowrider type of slowie, and a frantic funk flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vin_L4xcgEM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SEPikvp5tUE Twilight Band – Put your trust in me / Motions – Macdad / VG+ / £65 (Two nice modern soul slowies on a rare New Jersey release. Both sides plays VG with the occasional crackle, looks EX clean though apart from a piece of paper moulded into the grooves which is barely audible.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZabgP9Q1REY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xoxNTFUdWl8 Decisions – You look like an angel – Sussex / EX / £70 (Very rare stock copy of this excellent slow group harmony. Nice super clean vinyl copy too. Uptempo flip. This is the same group who have the two very sought after York releases.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2RXJMCi3n_k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kuxo6HJyV0c Sugar – I want you – True Soul / EX / £50 (Excellent Little Rock, Arkansas sweet soul that was very rare before it turned up in quantity awhile back.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5pLcwy2ooA Mike Adame Y Barrio ft. The Chili-Peppers – Chicanita / This time – Symphonical / EX / £15 (Previously unissued chicano soul, recorded in 1978 and released last year. One for the fans of Joe Bataan.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ayC0E3k6orI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pMK-dn-T3yc Disco & Boogie 12” Light Touch Band – Sexy lady / Chi-c-a-g-o – Magic Touch / EX/EX / £250 (Bad ass 12 inch with some bad ass bass lines. Clean copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sajHRJTyTwM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS5iLyZ3OXI Ben – I would to be a fool / Just give love a try – L.A. / EX / £200 (Super obscure one sided 12 inch featuring vocal and instrumental versions of the forementioned songs. One midtempo modern and one soulful boogie dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mmw5um-scnQ Bliss – Stomp – Fos-Glo / EX / £175 (Rare original of this now classic party disc! West Coast boogie magic.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=elVatJ3571k Jefferson Ink – Girl you turn me on – Houston International / EX / £150 (Tough vocoder boogie on a rare Houston, TX 12 inch. As new blue label copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUhWHfmaRzU Hunt’s Determination – Hey mister DJ / Scotty beam me up – Earwax / EX / £80 (Two sides of sought after boogie funk. As new copy still in shrink.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Pyr1ONFdXJY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SuWSOUlPLlI Clausel – Let me love you – Up Right / EX / £100 (Killer modern soul! On the full lenght 12 inch version which is far inferior to the 7 edit which just ends when things starts to be real good. Original stock copy with Masterdisk runout stamp.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mHEY5pK_1T0 Lamont Dozier – Going back to my roots – Warner Brothers / EX / £75 (Classic and what a tune! 6:00 and 9:45 versions, promo only release and the palm tree boulevard logo original.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FdEwRm-kSJ0 Pat Lundy – Work song – Pyramid / EX / £70 (Classic disco take on the Oscar Brown Jr song. White label demo with generic sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yufOtgc7DnY Silver, Platinum & Gold – Just friends / I got a thing – Farr / EX/VG- / £60 (Two deeeep disco dancers. Vinyl is clean but company sleeve is VG- with partial upper split and ring wear.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PHoJE85Q8KA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8lX0QtzwynQ Michael Wilson – Groove it to your body – Prelude / EX / £60 (Classic badass quirky boogie with a superb instrumental flip .Clean copy but no original company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_oyCuqtn5gg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KL0FjKLDJ2M Dwain Mitchell – I’ll treat you right / I like you – Jaime / EX/EX / £60 (Midtempo modern/boogie dancer backed with two stepper. Cover as new and in shrink but has a creased corner. Rare one!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CwTsUx2_Gls https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5krHvWV1wlQ Frankie Gaye ‎– People We All Got To Fall In Love / You Slipped Into My Dream – Hitsburg /EX/EX / £50 (Very obscure 1988 Pittsburgh modern soul release. Two nice midtempo dancers with heavy hitting bass.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MteSeh-bnz4 Sam-Jam – Dance and chant – Les Disques Martin / EX/EX / £50 (Percussive Canadian disco, deep stuff!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NeYhUGpQ9ME Winston Ford – Don’t bump your heart / Strangers to love – Sizzling lips / EX / £40 (Very obscure late 80s release. Midtempo modern dancer backed with a two stepper. As new copy still in shrink.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZqq4YenQMo Doni Hagan – Would you like to dance – Infinity / EX/VG+ / £35 (Soulful Belgian boogie! Company sleeve just shy of EX with some light wear around the edges.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XR0z9G21dQc Chain Reaction – Dance freak – Sound of New York, Usa / EX / £25 (Aka Hott Ice, killer NYC disco! Yellow label copy with writing on label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-uqeGpFq1VY Breakwater – No limit / Do it till the fluid gets hot – Arista / EX / £15 (2011 French bootleg copy of this classic cut. Extended 12 inch mixes.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6jI7_9iCVc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SBDwia1cwbI
  2. PM to reserve! Hello and welcome to the August 2018 list! I hope you all had a great summer, and that you are now keen to add some great records to your collection. A rather mixed bag this time around. Slim 45 sections includes modern soul, northern/crossover, sweet/deep/group and soulful reggae. There’s a meaty 12 inch section and a few nice albums in an album section ending the list. BR, Karl Modern Soul & 2 Step 45’s Al Mason – Good lovin – Fynal Vynal / EX / £450 (Classic modern soul dance out of Washington D.C. Such an evergreen!!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18m21lzpJ1o Fire & Fury – Baby, you really got me going / I’ve got what you need – RAM / EX / £350 (Aka Gliders aka Brothers by Choice. Super rare 45 that came out before their album and singles on Ala. One side did get a 45 release later, one did not. Two great sides with the amazing two step/midtempo modern soul dancer “Baby, you really got me going” being my pick.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=d0iNrhQFBi0 Johnni Starr – I done found myself – Blue Wave / VG / £275 (Great rare modern soul. First release on the Hott Ice/Chain Reaction label. Jukebox swirl mark, plays well but not perfect. Actual copy for sale in the clip, see how it plays.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLfVUPUAb_o Personal Touch – It ain’t no big thing – Pap / EX / £170 (Killer version of the classic Patrick Adams track.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VdClsBRFetc O.T. Sykes – My first love / Stone crush on you – Fun City / EX / £170 (Killer double header! Awesome two step signed Wayne Douglas Jr, and classic modern soul flip. Gold label first press, not the yellow/goldish later one.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5b-AQ5UIz0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzitjE7W-1E O.T. Sykes – My first love / Stone crush on you – Fun City / EX / £140 (Gold label first press, Dancer side on this copy has some light marks causing a little crackle in the first part.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F5b-AQ5UIz0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OzitjE7W-1E O.T. Sykes – I need somebody’s loving bad – Fun City / EX / £5 (1985 two stepper, his last in a great string of them.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVw4ayd0Dpk Percy & Them – Look in the mirror of my eyes / Trying of find a new love – Roulette / EX / £125 (Absolutely solid modern soul double header. Another winner from Percy Hargrove and his group. What would be the price of this if released on a indie label? Clean issue copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9dW40_3h5f0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z7b33HOvSLE Nyhtjar – Fortune – Rca / EX / £80 (Under the radar modern dancer, and such a beauty. Very rare stock only release. Nice copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uWUf7Zsf4q8 Marvin Holmes & Justice – You better keep her – Brown Door / EX / £45 (Clean vinyl copy of this classic modern soul dancer. Should go the same big way as Bileo, King Tutt etc.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_YPang8KyEo Sai Whatt?? – She’s my woman – Stash / EX/VG / £40 (Nice slice of LA modern soul.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L7RJ2EEbksI Synergy feat Donnell Pitman – More people than me / Can you feel it – JBP / EX / £25 (Two sides of great Chicago underground disco/modern soul. Sleeve has a dedication/signature from producer Jimmy Tillman.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u8FgBpkYv-E Bill Cosby – A simple love affair – Capitol / VG+ / £25 (Killer 2 step, with a humorous edge.. Quite a tricky one to pick up on 45, perfect B White two step type of groove.Promo copy. Vinyl has some light marks, plays well.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KvU-gVAXxgg Junior Byron – Woman / Dance to the music – Vanguard / EX / £20 (Two cool sides of synthezised disco, here in 3:19 vs 3:58 edited versions. White demo.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=umwcoJ_W-ro https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ACLqT7O0hqo Herbie Hancock – Stars in your eyes – Columbia / EX / £8 (Super soulful disco, deep stuff.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5wH8PF9-94g Switch – It’s so real – Gordy / EX / £5 (Perfect little two stepper!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ttnjMt_Y8j4 Mtume – C.O.D. (I’ll deliver) – Epic / EX / £5 (Killer two step cut off their 1984 “You, me and he” album. Clean copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tiW0ClFLw6I Northern & Crossover Soul 45’s Elements – Hey lady / Got to make it right – Saru / EX / £225 (Solid double header on this legendary label, crossover dancer backed with group soul ballad. Writing on label, says “D.J. copy”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MIbnNV2Twjw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1MtBA70fxM Sharon McMahan – Get out of my life – Columbia / EX / £200 (Perfect piece of Philly floater from 1973, Bobby Martin production. White demo vinyl copy with same flip. Writing on labels, says “25c”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-UWTDtsBPA Cleveland Robinson – Boy / Somebody to love – Nosnibor / EX / £175 (Pink label versions of these two great midtempo dancers.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQG92ZQHBBM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Iowsusa6Tw Mixed Emotions – Am I imposing – Rock-way / EX / £70 (Killer crossover dancer every bit as good as “Gold of my life”. 1975 recording that stayed unreleased until this 2003 45.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t3OPQeHXK3M Ballad/Deep/Sweet/Group Harmony 45’s Small Society – Just loving you / If you stand by me – Cadde / EX / £400 (Nice clean copy of this amazing 1973 lo-fi soul double header. One slow side, one dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rv_7sawREWE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pzxm9vzm0_8 Sam Savage – My lady – RRS / EX / £90 (Killer 1983 slowie out of St. Petersburg, Florida. Minty fresh copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jmCjokijos0 Rotations – If I could be like Columbus where would we be / Don’t ever hurt me girl – Law-Ton / EX / £35 (Ignore the title, perfect group soul! Flip is northern-ish and good too. Another winner from Emandolynn stable which has Nurons, Tearra and more. ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7oDVHMWA4K4 Soulful, Funky & Roots Reggae 45’s Lloyd Williams – I’m in love with you – Studio One / EX / £165 (Nice clean copy of this lovely reggae soul dancer, a real feel good pearl. Strings version. Jackie Mittoo “Song bird” on flip. White/cream label variation, Jamaica original.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-v322dJLLWw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mErf1GQtcy4 Glen Adams – Do your thing – White blank / VG / £115 (Deeeep reggae dance version of the Isaac Hayes song. White label blank, with label it’s on the Brooklyn Nu-Sound label. Light marks but decent player.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5hld2qwo9zI Clive Bradley ‎– Party On The Block – Ka La Loo / EX / £100 (Funky Trinidad time! On a Canada pressing. Vinyl is clean but the bad news here is someone made a cover up using a black felt pen covering the “Party on the block” label side completely and disguising all text on the flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxJWiMtBPcs Ronnie Davis – Beware of evil men – President / EX / £90 (Extremely good, and deep roots dancer. Clean Canada original but has name written on label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXQbUUvRWik Frankie Chivago Young – Hello stranger – Ultra / EX / £90 (Mr Zhivago gives the Mrs Lewis classic a go. White/yellow jamaican orig, rare one!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lp0F6GO6esw Adoms Treo – Reggae exprence – Nu-Sound / EX / £90 (Deep soulful reggae dancer on this obscure Brooklyn, NY label. Flipside is a calypso tune by Equitables.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wMqeokoFJqE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9r75xKhz9-s Black Seed & the Black Diamond Band – Ice cream man – Black Seed / EX / £75 (Solid rootsy dancer. Very rare Miami release, same label as smooth soul ballad “Deli que” by Jeffrey Sears.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qbghha9ozcM Main Attraction – Jam up / Jam down – The Mountain Label / VG+ / £60 (Solid roots reggae with some real cool synthesizers. Writing on label and tiny tear. Jamaica original.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WSQpRVU3Z4k Della Humphrey – Dreamland – Dreamland / VG+ / £45 (Soulsinger on a King Sporty reggae production. The result? Not surprisingly soulful reggae, and a superb and charming tune.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-SgJs38mYJk King Sporty – I’m in a dancing mood / Don’t kill the goose – Kingston / EX / £40 (Two nice slightly funky soul reggae sides. Nice clean copy, has 50 cent rubber stamp on both sides of the label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lhizJWsNB04 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=V78rig25gjw Lloyd Parks – Reach out – Parks / EX / £25 (Deep reggae dance version of the Four Tops hit. As new jamaican orig copy, rare on 7 inch.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bGOgs3fcjj4 Derrick Harriott – Groovy situation – Crystal / VG / £20 (Very nice and classic reggae version of the Jerry Butler tune. Vinyl has many light marks but plays well. Jamaica original with light yellow print.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bFE0iijXI-U Marvels – Rock steady / Be my baby – Pama Supreme / VG- / £15 (Heavy club classic versions! Lots of marks and scuffs, both sides plays fine for DJ use in club “Rock steady” but not something for the picky collector of course.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neEuMxZg-PU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=04pCY6VCIjM Gregory Issacs – Open the door to your heart – Andy’s 45 / VG+ / £15 (Yellow label jamaican original of this groovy cover of the D Banks classic. Writing on label. ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_UJveBQPZc0 Hortense Ellis – Woman of the ghetto – Hot Shot! / EX / £12 (Nice reggae dance version of the Marlena Shaw classic. Super clean US copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcGG9J-EQrk Messengers – Is it because I’m black – Mirte / VG / £10 (Lloyd Charmers production of the Syl Johnson classic. 1973 UK press that was a givaway with a “Nutrament” product if the label says the truth. Record has light marks and small writing on label, plays well overall but with the occasional pop/crackle.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_O1V4ZbyChY Soul & Disco 12” Rideout – Someone special – Rota / EX / £160 (Another winner by Len Rideout, classic modern soul/disco dance track. Clean copy of this rare 12 incher.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3in9kS0e7u8 Sai Whatt?? – She’s my woman – Stache / EX/VG / £100 (Red label copy of this superb slice of LA modern soul. Company sleeve has light general wear, both “Put your weight on it” label side + cover has “10” written on it with a black felt pen.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wmyMbzDwBFA Marta Acuna – Dance, dance, dance – P&P / EX/EX / £70 (Super clean copy of this classic Patrick Adams production. Company sleeve still in shrink etc.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ob5FFepdfsc Janice McClain – Giving my love – Mon-Tab / EX / £50 (Classic LA disco indie. Edge of label has a fade like mark plus small tear and residue from removed sticker.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGFK2xLmOjI Hudson People – Trip to your mind – Ensign / EX/EX / £45 (Great classic UK club sound. Slightly smoother mix here than on the Hithouse 12”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13e-w0PfBak Lesette Wilson Projekt-1 – Look into tomorrow – Some-1 / EX / £45 (Classic jazz funk, always been a rare one.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SfHK2VIL5v8 M.L.S. – Extra careful – Charlotte Amalie / EX / £35 (Lovely feelgood underground NYC disco. Label has rubber promo stamp.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EorUEZMnioM Crue-l Grand Orchestra feat Philip Ramirez – Spend the day without you – Crue-l / EX/EX / £30 (Classic dancer which still sounds great! 1997 Japan original.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fRfjOWcgrZk Marcus – Love they don’t know you – Marcus / EX / £25 (Superb gospel modern soul dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TtoA_XdvyLY Ci Ci – (You got me) Hypnotized – Creative Funk / EX / £25 (Sublime 1984 Clifton Dyson penned slowie. Superior to the version on his album.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FeGrQnqpxN8 Marvin Gaye feat Bobby Depasois – Music feel the soul – Choonz Inc / EX / £15 (2003 club classic utilizing Marvin Gaye to great effect.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=brG3WGO6iDQ Elaine Stepter – Always, be a part of you – 1800 / EX / £10 (Killer two step only available on this 12”. A title that used to be pricey before Discogs.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ua55ssU1a9w Willie “Beaver” Hale – Groove-on – T.K. Disco / S/S / £10 (Still sealed copy of this classy classic.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iXzuaDMUUaw Fat Larry’s Band – Act like you know – Wmot / EX / £8 (Classic party disco! Similar backing to Whatnauts “Help is on the way”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-V46NFCtaJI Cargo – Holding on for love – Relativity / EX/EX / £6 (US orig of this classic 80’s dancer. Company sleeve has small tear from removed sticker.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=okIBY-c455A Georgie Coles – Do you believe in fate – Provo / EX / £6 (Heavily synthesized version of the Sir John Roberts/Sandra Feva track, killer stuff!!) Reggie Griffin – Whisper (In your ear) – Sweet Mountain / EX/VG+ / £5 (Promo copy of this modern soul gem, lovely midtempo Sylvia Robinson production from 1981. Company sleeve has a couple of blemishes but still looks nice.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jMiUyyNa2W8 Michael “Bo” Bohannon – EP – Café de Soul / EX / £5 (4 track promo EP from his 2001 “Build a fire” album. Superb Marvin Gaye-ish retro soul!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m_3mjXtSE3k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PXK82PTMDC8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Go9iptXtfL8 Soul & Disco Albums Paradise – s/t – Ebony / VG/VG+ / £110 (Rare UK original and their 1980 debut album. With the dancer “Keep the fire burning”. Record has a small warp on the outer grooves, I noticed a thud before the mentioned track started but plays fine apart from that with 1,5gr needle pressure. Apart from that it has some small sleeve marks and scuffs, plays great. Label has name written on it with ballpoint pen. Cover in nice condition, has vintage price sticker and title seam damage.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5QYA71pn-M Paradise – Love is the answer – Priority / EX/EX / £40 (Their third and last album with more boogie and disco goodness.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q2OtQtPrFr8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIx7b37xE_k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=idFhXBkCnAU Ohio Players – 16 greatest hits – Trip / EX/EX / £40 (With their stunning version of “Love slipped through my fingers” which only appeared on album and around ten years after the recording. Nice clean copy but has a little residue from removed price sticker up on the upper right corner.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7X52U7cV28Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B3w-tXKckBo Roy Reid – Whap’n bap’n – Virgin / EX/EX / £10 (“Alphabet” cool piece of reggae disco. UK original.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_Rb3r_GzAKg Ray Barretto – Can you feel it – Atlantic / EX/VG+ / £6 (With the fantastic “What part of heaven do you come from?” featuring Prince Philip Mitchell singing. Cover has cut out saw mark and small tear on back.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9qf5QkmizC8
  3. KarlM

    Modern and crossover mix

    1½ hours of recent faves crossing from modern soul and disco to crossover and group soul slowies.
  4. Hi and welcome to the July 2018 sales list! I hope each and every one of you are enjoying your summer. And that you are now up for buying some records! Short but sweet list this month, as a result of my full time office job and a sign of things to come. A bunch of nice 45’s with plenty of heavy hitters, and a solid set of two 12 inch titles. PM to reserve! Modern Soul & 2 Step 45’s Shider Family Band - Keep you burning - Headed Up / EX / £700 (Nice clean original copy of this stellar modern dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6lavDNoJMwg Philip James - Keep on loving - Longwood / EX / £450 (Nice copy of this legendary, feel good Cincinatti modern dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PW6EKFhKnSQ Hart & Grant - Stuck on a feeling - Metro Sounds Int. Ltd. / EX / £400 (Monster two step on a rare Canada only 45. One of the best. Has a discretely written date on club mix side.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uRiKBb8YEO8 Rolph Marcial - Black people / Now you’ve got it - Now / EX / £350 (Two great sides of Trinididad & Tobago soul. Vinyl is clean but “Black people” label side has one small and one larger tear, some discoloration and partial rubber stamp.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L3vm7NXhvqQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dce5FBlpwzk Trumains - Ripe for the pickin’ - Rca / EX / £250 (Demo copy of this modern soul evergreen. The dubious lyrics is a bonus!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wBuJxdAlkNM Gil Billingsley - I’m me just me / That’s all she wrote - Landy Bug / EX / £200 (Very rare/obscure Detroit modern soul release written by no other than Dave Hamilton.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q-Mph6V6Jqc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1uVqbA1m65M Straight Jacket - The greatest part of loving / Fun - Showboat / EX / £200 (Now classic Detroit modern dancer. Always reminded me of the songs on the Brief Encounter “We came to play” LP.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XAuCmab6-qo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9mVUdt6zF0 Luv ‘N Haight - One night love affair / Rock on - AMR / EX / £150 (Clean copy of this obscure and superb modern soul dancer. Funky disco on the flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTWtUZ1BFDE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gw8WaqxiYFw Rock’N Co - You live only once - AMG / EX / £110 (IMO best version of the Imperial Wonders song, great modern soul dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MvPolFn4S5E Lee Moore - Reachin out Part 1 / Part 2 - Reachin / EX / £100 (Classic Memphis disco/boogie, such a great dancer. Very rare first local issue before the national distribution one on Source.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y8mmVT7PmyQ Five O’Clock - Watch for the morning / Hold on tight - O’Clock / EX / £70 (Rare 1982 double header out of Detroit. One side killer 2 step, flip a very nice dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsDF4FLj_w8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2gHX2l8FE5w Paradise - Tell her / We belong together - Phil LA of Soul / VG+ / £60 (Two lovely midtempo Philly modern sides. Record has a few light sleeve marks, plays well.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vF_VYaVGfZQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I_3Mf7oYzcs Desi - I’m much too shy / I want to be with you - Blue / EX / £60 (Killer two step backed by great disco/boogie dancer. Well rare on US 45. Label has date scratched out, Soul Bowl stylee.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3RCheE_cjV0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5PPm-izwiC0 King Saul - Baby it’s you - GCS / EX / £50 (Huge personal fave, top drawer two step with a spoken intro. One I used in my most recent two step mix, the volume 9 one.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x_Ct9d4V3vw Barbara Carr - Reaching out to you - Bar-Car / EX / £50 (Killer two step! By far the rarest of her 45’s on the label. Different and better version to the LP here too.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MxJ_gKyUkHE Chuck Strong - You beat me at my game - Music Mountain / VG / £50 (Very rare first version of this great modern soul dancer. Should be picked up for spins again like King Tutt, Bileo etc. Vinyl has some light markings and scuffs. Decent player, actual copy for sale in the youtube video.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j1nxVpmtdyI Turner - I’ll always - Tower Town / EX / £30 (Tough 80’s two step, clean copy but without the company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KxyP0wdfKKk Jhade - By my side - Cheryl / EX / £25 (Perfect slow jam, two step supreme. 45 version is 3:38 and much rarer than the 12 inch.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ypx-c1S151E P-Funk All Stars - One of those summers - Hump / VG+ / £6 (Lovely little two stepper and one I used on our Slowjamz promotion mix. White demo, one side has a small tear and white round sticker.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NKINs0zUojs Northern Soul, Crossover & Funk 45’s Inell Young - What do you see in her - Libra / EX / £750 (Super clean original of this classic funky soul masterpiece. Flip is overlooked but nice.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYxKWFfj4z8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JDHZi0_RLBo Johnny Summers - I’m still yours - Yorktown / EX / £500 (First and rarer version using this backing. Essential LA NS dancer!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IL2vTq3l8Yg Teddy & the Fingerpoppers - Soul groove - Arctic / EX / £200 (Clean white demo original of this popular NS dancer. Deep stuff for the peak time dancefloor.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz-Dc-TUHaU Teddy & the Fingerpoppers - Soul groove - Arctic / EX / £175 (Blue label stock copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nz-Dc-TUHaU Don Thomas - Come on train / Train start movin’ - NUVJ / EX / £180 (Super clean white promo copy of this iconic NS dancer. Don’t miss the much overlooked crossover flip which is great.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WHaUOjMrSss https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NpfDRd8chnU Determinations - Bing bong / Girl, girl, girl - King / EX / £125 (Fabulous double header. NS dancer of the highest quality backed with superb deep soul/group harmony ballad. Clean yellow demo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eBBk33r3mYg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cejl4Jb1OKA Willis Wooten - Your love is indescribably delicious / Do the train - Virtue / EX / £120 (White demo copy of this popular funky soul dancers.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wln4kPDKqf0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=l0oYaXPQ1eM Larry Saunders - On the real side - Turbo / EX / £90 (Nice copy of this so soulful NS evergreen.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RkBmcPrsdzY Grayson Street - Medicine man - Houserocker / EX / £80 (Atmospheric crossover dancer with a slight jazzy feel. Rare Pinole, California release.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cUECX4WTt_8 Spooner’s Crowd - Two in the morning - Cadet / EX / £70 (Vinyl copy of this smokey mod styled instrumental, great stuff!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8ugerLL3fj4 Johnny Nash - (I’m so) Glad you’re my baby / Stormy - MGM / EX / £50 (Not a fave artist but this Mickey Stevenson production is a real nice Detroit midtempo dancer. BB hole through label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oZ-6RVDo6uQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nWhP4cRFaqU Delia Gartrell - Stand up for your brother / I’ve been loving you too long / EX / £45 (Sister funk slow burner backed with a Otis Redding cover.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u78uvFbrez0 Jimmy Lewis - Feelin in mah bones - 4J / EX / £40 (R&B dancer with a dramatic feel. Promo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tL5bVUvQe7U Jimmy “Bo” Horne - If you want my love - Alston / EX / £20 (Minty fresh white demo copy of this classic crossover dancer. Jimmy doing his best Jackie Wilson impression.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKX9aJSff2U Ballad/Deep/Sweet/Group Harmony 45’s Eptones - No one else but you / A love that’s for real - Jox / EX / £675 (Highly sought after Texas sweet soul which has sold for $1000+. Lovely dancer flip. Super clean white demo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h6vkVdSPKJI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kY_B80AvF74 Jupiter’s Release – Never never (Never met a girl like you) / Good stroke – Owl / VG+ / £275 (Very rare 1976 Dean Francis production, same label has Wee. Fantastic group harmony backed by a good funk tune. Vinyl has some light marks, ballad side plays well, flipside with a little occasional background noise.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8zd_CnNxfVs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ilH5-ZtKS7Y Maurice Jackson - Don’t stop saying you love me - Parrall / EX / £150 (Killer 1980 slowie from the former Independents member. His rarest and best solo disc.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-2Bm_8DW24 Karen Small - To get you back again / That’s why I cry - Venus / EX / £125 (Two lovely slow sides from Don Julian of the Larks fame. One borrowing a bit from Burt and Dionne, flip is pure lowrider kind of sound. White demo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kBcOgTDtb1c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=14BmYeN3GDQ Congenial Four – You played the part (of a loser) – Capitol / EX / £80 (Lovely atmospheric group soul with a slick spoken intro. Demo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W5PzkbRjRQs Gene & Eddie – Darling I love you – Ru-Jac / EX / £75 (Lowrider styled deep soul duo with an amazing intro. Killer, just so soulful. Real hard to find in clean condition.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3XxdTSgAl8A Bob & Gene - Don’t leave me / I gotta find a way - Modo / EX / £30 (Two lovely slowies by this talented duo.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=48p3uoRbeyA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VhU6sd_qXOI Cissy Houston - Nothing can stop me - Janus / VG+ / £12 (Amazing haunting Don Davis/Groovesville production, intense ballad. There’s some light sleeve marks on vinyl which can be heard a little on the first fifth or so. With company bag.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XbpNwaG8pFA Soul & Disco 12’s Blair - Nightlife - Solar Sound / S/S / £200 (Still sealed copy of this iconic club classic. Cover is clean but has some spores under the seal.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YLlgVx81NRw Goodie - Dancin free / Mary Holmes - Living in a world of make believe - Family Groove / NM / £45 (Two previously unissued sides, released this year limited to 300 copies which all sold out on pre-sales. Goodie is my pick but flip is a goodie too.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oxjcsfJyJlU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IZ_R6PRRpks Payment Info I accept paypal or bank transfers to my Swedish account (IBAN). For all paypal payments over £150 I need you to either add 4% to cover paypal fees. Or send with the “I’m sending money to family or friends”-option and take on the fees. Also please make sure the payment is being received in GBP rather than in SEK. Postage Costs Registered shipping is an additional £7. Fully insured (up to £1000) is £9 extra. This is recommended on packages with value over £150. Europe 45′s 1 45: £5 2-3 45s: £7 4-8 45s: £10 Albums/12s 1 LP/12″: £9 2-3 LP/12″s: £13 4-7 LP/12″s: £20 Rest of the World 45′s 1 45: £6 2-3 45s: £9 4-8 45s: £12 Albums/12s 1 LP/12″: £10 2-3 LP/12″s: £14 4-7 LP/12″s: £20 Gradings NM – spotless record. One grading I don’t really use – one tiny mark/scuff/flame/scratch and it’s EX. Many new records will not make this grade. EX – Basically everything that will look and play great. VG+ – Will have marks that may very moderately affect play. Might have fairly large amount cosmetic marks not affecting play. VG – Lots of marks, should still play fairly well but not perfect. VG- – Lots and lots of marks, see description on how it plays.
  5. Added to my mixcloud account last night. A mixture of slow and funky 70's and 80's records crossing over the two step/mellow groove/sweet soul genres. More mixes here:
  6. PM if you can offer any of these, ££££ awaiting. Leonard Adeair - I Dig You / Pussycat Baby ONE WAY Allison & Calvin Turner - Everytime I’m near you LULU Answers – Thinking of you / A chance I’ll take SCORPION BAB – Party & get on down / Without your love SUGAR LaRom Baker – You’re the best / Love will make it better THE RECORD COMPANY Herby Brown – One more broken heart BLUE ASH Richard Caiton – I’d like to get near you UPTIGHT Camaro’s - Not too young / Lover come back DAR CHA Carbon Copies - Just don’t love you GIT DOWN INC. Debbie Curtis - I check my mailbox JABRO 101 Bernard Drake ‎– I've Been Untrue / The Natural Thing LA LOUISIANNE Jeff Floyd - Don’t Leave Me BIG J (with pic sleeve) Fluorescent Smogg – All my life WG Tony Fox - Love, Let Love and Be Loved BLAST Freedom Express - Get down / Freedom Express W.T.P. Esther Grant - Let's get the most out of love WILSTONE Faye Hill & the Hill Sisters - Gonna get even / You come to me in the rain BLUE DOLPHIN Jades - Lucky fellow MODE Jelly - Everybody needs lovin nows the time / Hey look at me FU-JA Len Jewell - She went her way / Sticky boom boom MR. WOOD Jodesha & Star Ride - Star ride / The Answer LOVE POET John & the Weirdest - Can’t get over these memories / No time TIE Kaldirons - To love someone (That Don't love you) / You and me baby TWINIGHT Connie Laverne - Can´t live without you GSF June Lee - I'm not like the others / I don't want to cry MASTER KEY Love Company – Love Tempo / Somebody Help Me Be Fair SRO Magnetics - Count the days / When I'm with my baby SABLE Moments - Baby I want you HOG Mr. Clean & the Soul Inc – What’s going on RADIO CITY Mr. Lucky - Born to love you STARDOM Annette Poindexter – Wayward dream TWINIGHT Points Of View - I‘m Superman / Simultaneously INSTANT Spice of Ice - Joy to the world KICK BACK Florence Trapp – Love came into my life / I miss your love YOU & I True Image - Keep me dancing / Instr WILKERR Truth – What direction / Thank you girl for hanging on PHILLY GROOVE Belita Woods - Magic corner KAREN or MOIRA white demo
  7. PM to reserve! Hello and welcome to the June 2018 list! I’ve barely recovered from the first, and fantastic, Liverpool Soul Weekender. Hats off to arrangers Ryan Wilson and Flanny Jr (Liam Flanders) who did a great job putting it all together. I hope it will be the first in many! The list this month is another good one with great and seldom seen records in all price ranges. There’s a few solid 12 inchers and albums towards the end. From the 45 sections the modern soul one is probably the strongest. Talking of soul weekenders the Stockholm one was absolutely solid too. After it me and arranger Carl Hedberg got together with international guests Bob Snow, Terry Wright and Kouki Shinada recording 2h45m mix which can be heard here. BR, Karl Other links that might be of interest: Discogs (10% off all listed stock if you order from me directly) Instagram (not only records) Modern Soul & 2 Step 45’s Trans-National Funk Co. – Brand new day / Funkafied – AMG / EX / £750 (Best thing on the label, and one of the rarest. Usually seen with an vocal take of “Funkafied” on the flip and with a red AMG logo rather than grey here. “Brand new day” is pure magic! Sounds stunning 3am on any dancefloor. Searched 10+ years for my first copy, this spare copy I found now some three years later.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TBruW-pNsCE Rivage – Strung out (on your love) – Tempus / EX / £450 (White demo of this iconic modern dancer. One scuff not affecting play, stone mint apart from that but the b-side has four X writing.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6-GxirCgae4 Shage – Give your love to me – S.S.A. / VG+ / £400 (Superb, building modern soul on a very rare Atlanta, Georgia 45. A slayer on the dancefloor! Record has a few light marks, dancer side plays well but flip with a few low crackles.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Do4Tg6fVfPM Las Vegas Connection – Running back to you / Can’t nobody love me like you do – Hep’Me / EX / £200 (Superb modern soul double header, punchy dancer backed with catchy midtempo.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg4Xwx8MAUM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GVAY0iAmoJM Dadirope – Work with me – Cain & William / EX / £175 (Dead rare and super obscure 1980 modern soul. Might be from Milwaukee as I’ve seen similar label design from 45’s from that area.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_O5IQD3Dmk That – All I need / Baby, don’t you hold me – Bobby Fulton Enterprises Inc / VG+ / £175 (Rare 1977 modern release with one killer dancer and one killer slowie. Vinyl just shy of EX visually with a few light marks, plays great.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZtM54ACw6oE Living Color – Plastic people – Sophisticated Funk / VG / £130 (Superb North Carolina funky soul dancer. Vocal side is EX and plays great, instrumental side has a mark causing a couple of skips and soft background noise on the first fifth on the song or so.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF2vttrkFR4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UW_24SZN_Mk Michael Boothman Touch feat. Charmaine Forde – What you won’t do for love / Waiting for your love – Touch/ EX / £110 (1980 Barbados release with a smooth modern dancer and a killer version of the Bobby Caldwell song.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_mcxBONxjhk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kGt7CJ1p184 Exportations – I want you / Find another day – Vir-Ro / EX / £100 (Nice copy of this classic Detroit modern soul dancer. Flip is a lovely slowie.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qGbh7RAi1iI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4mCBXgRPPrU Lee McDonald – Gotta get home – Debbie / EX / £90 (One of the best two steppers ever made. Heart breaking lyrics and a production to die for. Different version to the LP.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NFqQEe4cqoE Muscle Shoals Horns – Addicted to your love – Ariola America / EX / £80 (Two step with a production to die for!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3jQZMhe8IsA A Brother’s Guiding Light – Getting together – Mercury / VG+ / £80 (Rare stock copy of this Philly modern soul winner. Record has some light marks, plays fine except for a one second of styrene hiss in the intro.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jaLluv3AdIA General Lee – Magic – Lost Weekend / EX / £75 (Superb spacy disco, one of three killers from him on this label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I4Ga9OQxaXo Elroy Peace – New day – Jo Jo / EX / £70 (Groovy, funky storming dancer on a rare LA 45.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cnX15GUpJjg Anthony White – Hey baby – PIR / EX / £70 (White demo of this epic modern soul dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ENmmPHAK0dY Ozone – Our heart (Will always shine) – Motown / EX / £65 (Very rare issue copy of this popular disco/boogie dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Bo9dS3Po21w Runette Roberts – She didn’t know – Ica / EX / £60 (Lovely midtempo modern. Both sides of the label has small ballpoint pen scribblings.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PNO9gzS-AWU Johnny K. – I got bills to pay / Mama don’t allow no bumpin’ in here – Buddah / VG+ / £60 (Great funky Miami soul. Different flipside here than on the Drive release. Record just shy of EX with some light sleeve marks not affecting play. X on flipside.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ziPu4NrlXiI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nd-48tYRrsU High Society – I can’t believe – U.S.A. / VG+ / £60 (Superb atmospheric Chicago modern soul. Vinyl has light marks but it plays well.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eu6BUXPLGYg Sun – Just a minute of your time – Capitol / EX / £50 (Now classic modern soul which still sounds awesome. Such a dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qjqi00si7xo Satin – Give all your love to me – Good / EX / £40 (Nice 1980’s modern that got a much later release date than of the recording.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qQR9C8CKj3o Bill – I feel good with you / Space lady – Dollar Bill / EX / £35 (Probably my fave ever song. 10/10 slowie that just fills me with a warm and fuzzy feeling everytime I hear it. Flip is great modern soul.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EeQNxb4jp9M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AxbPEFkAsuQ Ramona Brooks – I don’t want you back – Q / EX / £35 (Superb feel good disco which is rare on 45. 3:38 version.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fy7zKmkJQMA Albert Jones – You and your love – Candy Apple / EX / £30 (Firm modern soul fave! Such a beauty. Canada only release.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ra2DmdiYPKk Legend – Lay your body down – Tamla / EX / £30 (Rare issue copy with the excellent issue only boogie dancer “Lay your body down”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QRVHkzr-zqc Marvin Gaye – Anger – Tamla / EX / £25 (Canada only on 45, might be promo only release too. Complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ATAgDKco5Ac Slowroller – You make my body feel better – Hitco / EX / £25 (Obscure 1978 NYC funky disco) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=leojYEUh_9k Leroy Hutson – All because of you – [read description] / EX / £20 (Classic that needs no introduction! Odd thing here is that the 45 has labels stuck on from Eloise Laws “Stay with me”/”Touch me” release on Invictus.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cTdVTtNJH30 William Bostic – What you do to me – SOR / EX / £15 (Silver letter second press of this great and classic modern soul dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z4e8o_WwTz4 McCrarys – Love on the summer night – Capitol / EX / £15 (Rarer US copy of this classic jazz funk feel modern dancer. Clean copy complete with company sleeve, only flaw is a very slight dish warp.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=plxuYeMXfiE Mel Starr – (I know) My baby can – Freko / EX / £15 (Obscure 1980 modern soul, on the same label as the awesome First Horizon 45. Two X written on the label of the deep soul flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KkyeO5FNAS8 Cloe Martin – It comes to my attention – Geneva / EX / £10 (Superb proto two stepper out of Detroit.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v92RAjahuBc Billy Paul – You’re my sweetness – PIR / EX / £10 (Killer two step! 1979 45 release also on his 1979 best of album. Stock copy with promo stamp on label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DiBj_mYDQQc Kenny Lupper – Passion flower – Tamla / EX / £8 (Smooooth two step, slightly rarer stock copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NZ-ZDtbNQuU Smokey Robinson – Baby that’s backatcha – Tamla / EX / £8 (1975 dancefloor winner, such a beauty. Record number has been written on label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uyMncjfFYV Phyllis St James – Candlelight afternoon / Back in the race – Motown / EX / £8 (Issue copy of this lovely soulful 1984 boogie. Backed with a nice ballad not on the demo.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFv-Gmi97Hw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8M3CK3JJqm0 Jeannie Reynolds – Unwanted company – Casablanca / EX / £6 (Classic mellow groove that still sounds great.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3n7k6F5doDQ Bill LaBounty – I hope you’ll be very unhappy without me / This night won’t last forever – WB / EX / £6 Lovely, smooth two stepper also made by Esther Phillips and Tavares. Flip is great too) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kViv0dmmAxw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_lKi0gQ0R8M Dazz Band – Heartbeat – Motown / EX / £5 (Killer two step! It’s dark suggestive synthesized backing is the key. 45 vers is 4:14 and without the cheesy spoken intro in the clip below.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S5u-ABoSbyI Northern Soul & Crossover 45’s Exits – Another sundown in Watts / I’m so glad – Kapp / EX / £650 (Amazing midtempo from Jimmy Conwell and his group. Don’t overlook the lovely group harmony flip. Lovely white promo/red A copy complete company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wSSTHaNS2B0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9Sbq2rZRCXU Tokays – Baby, baby, baby – Brute / EX / £225 (Classic midtempo Detroit. Nice copy but the flipside has a partial label lift.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2vHgMJnPyT8 Match – Match – Match / EX / £200 (Very obscure feel good dancer, rare UK 45!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3IZKySnXMAA Jimmie Reed, Jr. – I ain’t going no where – Mercury / VG+ / £180 (Original to the Leroy Barbour track, killer midtempo dancer! Record basically EX, has one scuff not affecting play.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U6lbtQLFZkk Chosen Few – I can take no chances / Taking all the love I can – Maple / VG+ / £150 (Killer double header. Amazing midtempo backed with an energetic dancer. Condition just shy of EX with dancer side being clean and slower side two light marks causing a little crackle first part of the intro then clears out fine. Label has one tiny scratch too.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzkSAYBAOLM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-Q4ped1Mwg Belles – Don’t pretend / Words can’t explain – Mirwood / EX / £150 (Essential girl group NS double header! Rarer dark blue label copy with Delta number 60225 which makes it an original. “Don’t pretend” label stuck on both sides, one side plays “Words can’t explain” of course.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p6nG7oMYZeI https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xx87kj9rsw8 Jesse Fisher – Your not loving a beginner – Way Out / EX / £150 (High demand for this excellent NS/crossover dancer. Multi coloured label variation.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4JIP2LX4bhI Masters of Soul – Do you really love me? / By the time I get to Phoenix – Ovide / EX / £100 (Amazing crossover backed with a super soulful version of “By the time I get to Phoenix”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnKlr704e8c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_lE4i1wFNg& Buddy Causey – There’s a way – Capitol / EX / £100 (Soulful blue eyed midtempo crossover. Promo copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RUuMYJVCRv8 Intrigues – Fly now – pay later – Janus / EX / £80 (White demo of this ace crossover dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nelrocTMN1M Joe Moore – Nobody loves me / Hang right in there – Tru-Glo-Town / EX / £70 (Overlooked Chicago 45, two sides of excellent NS.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KLi2ugp_NGY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XnHAxRqpOIY Oscar Perry & Love Generators – I got what you need – Peri-Tone / EX / £70 (Crossover soul classic! Rare yellow label, green text original. Label tear from removed sticker.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfjZpEIbkvM Joyce Hopeson – I surrender to you / This time – Revue / EX / £60 (Nice clean vinyl copy of this excellent double header, crossover dancer backed by a lowrider type of slowie.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nzRjlJacgm4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Oqbx6RBf1xc Lost Generation – You only get out of love / Pretty little angel eyes – Brunswick / EX / £60 (Scarce issue copy of this killer double header which is 45 only. Feel good dancer backed with a midtempo version of the song also made by Jackie Wilson.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mpdFUpWVR_M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cy3n0ISe5zo Rena Scott – It’s time to go now / La-te-da – Epic / EX / £60 (Well rare issue copy with the sublime slowie “It’s time to go now”. Flipside is a nice floater type of dancer. Promo sticker on label, comes in company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xNt9EyVplu0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nQ6d33gc-_k Pat & Pam – I’m the one who loves you / I love you yes I do – Our Own / VG+ / £50 (Superb Chicago double header from Lucky Cordells gifted daughters. Vinyl just shy of NM with some very light sleeve marks, plays well.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LywUGGOssEs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCGNiTWRzA4 Master Four – Love from the far east – Tayster / VG- / £45 (Second press from 1968 of this Detroit soul pearl. Vinyl is absolutely covered in light marks but surprisingly it plays clean. The slow flipside plays with light background noise.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=98n8oDClswM Traits – Some day some way / You’ve waited to long – Contact / VG / £40 (Yellow label variation of this nice midtempo double header. Vinyl has many light marks but it plays fine.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ALYlEIf3eFc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dfJ0FMbNOWY Walter Jackson – Let me come back – Brunswick / VG / £40 (Classic crossover, pure allnighter sound! Record has light marks, “Let me come back side” plays clean, the far less interesting flip does not.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0fZFsNnMxfU Intrigues – I’m gonna love you – Yew / EX / £25 (Lovely 1969 Philly soul double header. Green/white label variation.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hYmFjt7qQb8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tHNnWkcygpE Patty Livingston – I’ve got my baby – Dimension / EX / £20 (Nice white demo of this lovely girl group dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9FP02r3gneE George Jackson – My desires are getting the best of me – Fame / EX / £12 (One of his more popular sides and a nice side of midtempo soul.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=87f2Q1vR2wY Loleatta Holloway – Mother of shame – Aware / EX / £12 (Nice clean white demo of this classic NS dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N9Xm-b3311w Erroll Gaye & the Imaginations – Love and affection / You don’t want my love – Steel Town / EX / £12 (Two killer sides which later appeared on the rare Love People Guinness LP.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cuS52UTmb4o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SQ94iZ4DlCE Garland Green – Just my way of loving you – Cotillion / EX / £8 (Lovely midtempo not on any album.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZCuPI2Ewcw Ballad/Deep/Sweet/Group Harmony 45’s Fabulous Performers – Oh how you hurt me – Blackjack / EX / £250 (One of the best group harmony cuts out of Philadelphia, just pure magic. Used this one as ender at a couple of DJ nights this year to a great response.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ph41y2NhJmk Heaven Sent & Ecstacy – Bless you with my love – Jamieko’s / EX / £180 (Fantastic 1980 sweet soul. In the rarest form here – solid center blue label. This version is cut 18 seconds shorter than the gold label one.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ahDg7rRzZA Fred Moss – I’ll always love you / Get on down – Vanessa / VG- / £80 (Amazing St Louis sweet soul, bound to be a classic if it’s not already is. Vinyl has many light marks, nothing very deep. First part of the sweet soul side plays with low to mid background noise but it gets better the longer it goes. The louder funky side plays a bit worse but here to noise also gets more overpowered by the music.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=syaCZgmCaGk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F31XLHQPLc8 Equations – Oh, you sweet darling / Have faith – All Platinum / EX / £50 (Two lovely group harmony cuts on this reliable label. Label has very light ring wear) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=U7J-dQ9kvR4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EA2RXq8QEdk Elgins – You found yourself another fool – Valiant / [read description] / £45 (Lovely group harmony that also fits the dancefloor. Record surface is clean but it has a 1cm long, tight edge crack which does not affect play.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QxI26araFn8 Jimmy Hughes – I’m getting better – Fame / EX / £8 (Dramatic slowie with a beat ballad vibe to it. Clean white promo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=neKbz27Rb4U Toni & the Hearts – Thank you baby – Path / EX / £8 (Excellent 1966 Philly sweet soul. Vinyl copy with light blue label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uP1fIJibUY0 GC Cameron – Girl I really love you – Mowest / EX / £6 (Just lovely 1972 slowie that comes highly recommended. His best on the label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kdb0hTYuZaI Soul/Disco 12 inch Light Touch Band – Sexy lady / Chi-c-a-g-o – Magic Touch / EX/EX / £300 (Bad ass 12 inch with some bad ass bass lines. Clean copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sajHRJTyTwM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gS5iLyZ3OXI Lanier – Blinded (By the qualities of you) / 25 hours – Clarence Music / EX / £300 (Epic disco on a cult 12. Flipside is a nice midtempo modern soul dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M5707N-lCSk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hw_3H1Uqp9U Bliss – Stomp – Fos-Glo / EX / £200 (Now classic party disc! West Coast boogie magic.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Qc-8KxB6tiM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FAAvEAqZaeE Jahneen – Changes / Everybody’s dancin’ – Flashha / EX / £160 (Two sides of excellent underground NYC disco. “A” written on the “Changes” side.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZVW-vr7A0c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZqJ10nxrsM Rhythm Makers – Zone – Vigor / EX / £70 (Rare and classic 12 incher. Promo only release, complete with PIP company sleeve. Tiny red pen mark on “Zone” label side, and an A written on the flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i8EIr0uZTYw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-ZXoOmQGHc Soul Albums Betty Griffin – Free spirit – Mopress / EX/VG+ / £80 (Excellent driving disco dancer in the title track. “If you wish to be a star” is a nice slowie. Cover still in shrink but has 2-3cm upper seam split.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WINDACSy5xE Sam Baker – Sometimes you have to cry – Seventy-Seven / EX/VG / £70 (Rare and great 1967 album. With the classy dancer “It’s all over”. Rest is quality deep soul. Cover looks decent but has light general wear and a part upper split seam.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f9nxxYi_7DU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahtN_awDISQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7TSIjLF-u2s Gordon Henderson & U Convention – s/t – APA / EX/EX / £55 (Rare 1981 French album with the groovy afro disco cut “The highest bidder”, those horns!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vhl3D7OUrY Exciters – Caviar and chitlins – Rca / EX/EX / £40 (With the LP only dancer “Movin’ too slow”. “You got me” is a killer midtempo dancer. “Blowing up my mind” a oldies styled NS dancer + more. Lovely condition, vinyl is minty and cover still in shrink. Only flaw is a cut corner.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X-Nt2458d5c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0KB9OIA6W7Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Typ3T5Htx-0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6YIeUs-HXIE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGtjZDiTsik
  8. Hello and welcome to the May 2018 list! Quite a strong one this time as well with some real nice and rarely offered 45’s in all sections. For instance there’s quite a few classic Chicago soul 45 collectibles, all in stunning condition. Last but not least we have one 12 inch and a few carefully selected albums. PM to order please! If you are going to the Stockholm Soul Weekender just let me know and you can pick up the records there. BR, Karl Northern Soul & Crossover 45’s Clarence Townsend – I found a new love – Clara / VG+ / £1100 (Classic NS rarity, such a lovely energetic dancer. Pure allnighter feel. Record has light mark but plays loud and strong. Label some spots, still look neat.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VDxlcucdlT4 Delegates of Soul – I’ll come running back / What a lucky guy I am – Uplook / EX / £750 (Super clean copy of this allnighter monster. Don’t miss the lovely midtempo flipside.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EplNdPSh_30 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VGXQPw0JzAQ Barrino Brothers – Just a mistake / I’ll take my flowers right now – CB / EX / £700 (Super clean copy of this killer Detroit rarity! Two superb feel good dancers with funky drums.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PDeadr1XhSo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6ve11h5FEco La Reine La Mar – That’s not the way to love – Cloud / EX / £275 (Superb atmospheric NS dancer. “Mama I don’t wanna” side has programming sticker and circled title. Apart from that a super clean copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lGGrYzcGDS0 Icemen – It’s time you knew / It’s gonna take a lot – Ole-9 / EX / £275 (Stomping group harmony NS dancer. Written by Eddie Singleton of Shine fame. Flipside is a real nice ballad. Record is warped but plays fine. Same copy as on last list but priced lowered with £75.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k7LZLn6y5Ko https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAUocSFLmtI Snapper – I was just passing through (Your neighborhood) – Nation-Wide / EX / £250 (Superb 1972 crossover with a long spoken intro before it turns into a lovely Jerry Butler-ish tune. *Knock, knock* “Who is it?”, “It’s me, Snapper”. Version of the track on the rare George Scott Maple LP.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hZjX2OQdfHA Cleveland Robinson – Somebody to love / Boy – Nosnibor 1012 / EX / £250 (Monster crossover dancer, the later version which shares the same backing as “I got yours, you got mine” off his rare LP. “Boy” is also a later version with some lovely congas high in the mix. A rare one and yet to have it’s day.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=51shucIuC7k https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MG_5N26eGT8 Jean Carter – Like one / That boy ain’t no good – Decca / EX / £225 (Pink demo of this stomping NS classic! Flipside is a great midtempo sound. Vinyl is absolutely clean but please note the pressing of this is not of the highest quality. Still sounds loud and clear should be added.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z2PFjW1QTy4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVOXdVHtxgo Carstairs – It really hurts me girl – Red Coach / EX / £200 (White demo Sterling stamped original of this iconic masterpiece. As new copy!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFliAI4lINA Roe-O-Tation – Special category / Old love – Gerim / EX / £160 (Very special Chicago crossover soul just gaining in reputation and featuring some amazing harmonizing. Nice clean copy but “Special category” side has a little sticker smudge in the runout.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yrvqaGT2ylo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oMdlR7HvHvY Pace Setters – Victim of loneliness / My ship is coming in (Tomorrow) – Mica / EX / £160 (Two lovely sides of Chicago group soul, “My ship…” side is being a Vietnam protest song.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x2lRj1BaD2c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4IKNfgLxopw Marva Whitney – Giving up on love / This is my quest – T-Neck / EX / £150 (Killer double header, funky soul dance track backed with dramatic, marvelous midtempo crossover. Clean copy of the rarer and far more desirable vinyl copy here. Tiny punch hole through label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xY9kIXIcAKs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LGY7BUukNAg Jon Lucien – Would you believe in me – Rca / EX/VG+ / £150 (Promo only 1973 7 inch EP with four tracks off his Rashida LP, “Kuenda”, “Lady love”, “Love everlasting” and his classic dancer “Would you believe in me”. Complete with pic sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qPJqBmBylcA Clydie King – Soft and gentle ways – Imperial / EX / £150 (Promo copy of this atmospheric NS midtempo dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jYCrio49U8U Lee Fields – Tyra’s song / You’re my weakness – A&T / EX / £125 (Lovely dancer sharing the same backing with his “Take me back”. Lou Rawls/James Brown styled slowie on the flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TsH6wykNOik https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WMc8lh4R3e4 Fugitives – Good lovin’ if you can get it / Love come down – Sandman / EX / £110 (Rare, classy and lovely girl group Chicago dancer. Great flipside as well.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cbRmYVGlmOw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Wdasifc-rco Monique – No body’s baby / Truth – Maurci / EX / £100 (Early Ashford Simpson penned crossover soul fave. Flip is overlooked and great, lowrider type of sound. Record is clean but has pressing dimples, these do not affect play.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e3BF5f7xqgY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=No2_SW26nqw Supurbs – Only for lovers / You don’t care – Alteen / EX / £100 (Killer Chicago double header, dancer backed with a killer lowrider type of slowie. Very clean copy, light blue label variation.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O2Yy-SCkLrE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKwwashZNsE Sheryl Swope – Can’t get him off my mind / How you feel – Duo / EX / £100 (Just lovely energetic Chicago uptempo soul dancer. Very clean copy, usually seen more or less beat up.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EVSd_66ByYo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sv-ax_9vwj4 Masters of Soul – Do you really love me? / By the time I get to Phoenix – Ovide / EX / £100 (Amazing crossover backed with a super soulful version of “By the time I get to Phoenix”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vnKlr704e8c https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y_lE4i1wFNg Intertains – Glad I found you / Need your love (Right now) – Uptown / EX / £100 (Very clean black stock copy of this excellent NS group soul double header.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0L_YX7X8nJQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dT7f2nj3zGo Sweethearts – No more tear – Kent / EX / £90 (Clean promo copy of this great West Coast 60’s dancer. Flip is lovely too.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iBp6AD1U94E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Tk5TuxbEphM Johnny Nash – I’m movin’ on – Warner Bros / EX / £90 (Classic R&B/NS dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sD9911ijaRY Smoke Sugar Company – Save a little love for a rainy day – Teri De / EX / £90 (Light blue first press of this excellent feel good crossover tune.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S6ZvUOlxySU Modern Redcaps – Never too young (To fall in love) – Swan / EX / £70 (Issue copy mix of this fantastic, stomping NS dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9JB4Y8ogyJM Chocolate Syrup – You’re off an runnin / All I ever do is dream about you – Ira / EX / £70 (Excellent 1971 group soul dancer out of New Jersey. Flip is an excellent slowie. LJ Reynolds was in this group before joining the Dramatics.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77v9cbqOK_8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-siWBjeKT3M Shirelles – Let’s give each other love – Rca / EX / £70 (Rare and great midtempo crossover dancer sharing the backing with Shirley Alstons solo effort “Can’t stop singing”. Promo copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DUSSZHO-zFQ Silent Majority – Something new about you – Hot Wax / EX / £70 (Very rare vinyl issue copy of this superb Ronald Dunbar production. Usually seen on styrene issue or styrene demo.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=szZ68L4OlCo Servicemen – I’ll stop loving you – Grapevine 2000 / EX / £70 (Previously unissued NS winner that finally got a release on this indemand 45 in 2003. Flip is “Sweet magic” which did get a release by the time of the recording.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nxYQrm_cUto Kelly Bros. – Crystal blue persuasion – Excello / EX / £60 (Feel good classic! DJ copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OJVbUs3YenI Berry Street Station – Soul over easy – LeCam / EX / £50 (Note to the NS oldies collector: Impress your friends with this very rare alternative release of the Sons of Moses “Soul symphony” instrumental.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eIkrx5-tFA Patrinell Staten – Little love affair – Sepia / EX / £45 (2004 lookalike Light in the Attic reissue of this Seattle mega rarity. Pure allnighter sound!) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpqQvrn3jRM Four Sonics Plus One – Tell me you’re mine – Sidra / EX / £45 (Classic and great Detroit NS styled dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=27Q4I07mcZk L.J. Reynolds – All I need – Black-Lady / EX / £40 (1972 solo effort before joining the Dramatics. Cover of the Temptations song. Here on the rarer label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=I8taNSiFCfk Ginger Thompson – Boy watcher – 1-2-3 / EX / £40 (Charming girl version of the O’Kaysions hit. Familiar but perhaps also forgotten for many through the inclusion on a 1980’s Kent compilation. The “Walk on by” cover on the flip ain’t bad either. This side has tiny writing, “Boy watcher” side is clean.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ViHXSrr6ozE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4b3hvKL_87I Class-Set – My style / Julie – Mod-Art / EX / £40 (Two cool sides off their rare album.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9oAhACNoEN0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yvy2ZSGMxR0 Eric & the Vikings – It’s too much for a man to take too long / same – Gordy / EX / £40 (White demo of this classy midtempo dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NcmIl-NdsY Soul Brothers Six – I’ll be loving you – Atlantic / EX / £40 (Classic that still sounds great! Nice copy complete with company sleeve. “Some kind of wonderful” side has “$1” rubber stamp) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zejNA1Yq69Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-MouM59AbnE Precisions – If this is love (I’d rather be lonely) – Drew / EX / £35 (Clean copy of this NS oldie.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G1P5JGOQdeg Leon Thomas – Just in time to see the sun – Flying Dutchman / EX / £35 (White demo of this lovely jazzy xover dancer. Underrated and still largely under the radar that should take off in price once better known.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Nc66g-N2IHs Monzas – Hey! I know you – Pacific / EX / £25 (Light blue label variation of this fine midtempo group sound. First label before Wand.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s4ZQDnDmpgA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kFWKKY0S2wI Tommy Yates – Darling, something’s gotta give – Verve / EX / £25 (Promo copy of this early Tommy Tate 45. Firm midtempo crossover.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AlYjojS6ngs Ethics – Look at me now / Think about tomorrow – Vent / EX / £15 (Lovely Philly soul cheapie. Label number label variation.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GSFFhcPFrv0 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=74sN-RE0pmw Kim Weston – It should have been me – Tamla / EX / £15 (Superb early soul sound. Cool looking white demo copy, date written on label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=igGYlm0I4s8 Sharpees – Tired of being lonely – One-Derful / EX / £12 (Lovely Chicago cheapie. Punch hole through label.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6eHY_z4TFaE Art Gentry – This is my chance / Shirley Brown – Even if the signs are wrong – Kent Select / EX / £10 (Two amazing never-released-at-the-time A-Bet sides. One crossover dancer, flip being my pick, superb crossover soul with an almost two step feel.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VxbQepHwvio https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T-nJHuhQf4A Modern Soul & Two Step 45’s Reason Why – Step inside my world / So long letter – Polydor / EX / £650 (One of the rarest and best Polydor 45’s. Two magic modern soul sides penned by Willie Hutch with “Step inside my world” only being available on issue copies.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fBcHQQr9hZg https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lJplU6dY8hE B.B.P. (Business Before Pleasure) – (I’m in) The prime of love / Funk you – Stang / EX / £650 (Awesome modern soul with a young Melissa Morgan singing. Flip is more funky and also a winner. White demo copy, both sides of the label has marker pen scribbles.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwHEy4MuHOk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OtF8BSwSHE Reachers – I just want to do my own thing / Reach on back – Magic Disc / EX / £400 (Nice clean copy of this classic modern soul sound that just seem to gain more and more in popularity. Flip is a overlooked funky disco track with crashing drums.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pP-j5PRuzk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oY-NhYdPmWE Major Thomas – And you know’ it / Wake up crying – Lion’s / VG+ / £200 (Killer boogie! So rare. Label has been signed by artist. Record has some light marks, plays well but not perfect.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LBEYr1P3v8M Saturn Symphony Orchestra – Capricorn flight / Sugar dreams – Fraternity / EX / £175 (Killer remake of “Space funk”, flip is more of the same.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nsQ2yqzVswo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UlYd0pclAxc Eboney Essence – Let me in / Unsatisfied man – Goodie Train / EX / £175 (Two great takes of the Jean Battle tunes. One dancer, one deep soul ballad.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmhPsdrvlig Chocolate Buttermilk Band – Can’t let go / Ain’t no way – CBM / EX / £175 (Deep boogie dancer backed with an intense slowie.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C-5QcfoHh9Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WxoG-cyVEGo Al Hudson & Soul Partners – I’m about lovin’ you / Almost ain’t good enough – Atco / EX / £150 (Rare and popular issue only modern soul dancer, backed with a epic slowie.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GU56r7pGvsw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c_uIgRCX0TI Kyonz Howard – Goin’ away – Christie / EX / £100 (Rare soulful boogie indie and a good one! Killer basslines.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=77oIOuwLZN0 Holidays – Gettin kind of serious / Inst – Marathon / EX / £100 (Very rare first version of this truly epic 2 stepper! Apart from being another version this one is credited to Holidays instead of Holiday and the semi instrumental flipside is real nice too. The way more commonly seen re-make has another flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kyG8wd9MPsI Four Below Zero – My baby’s got E.S.P. – Roulette / EX / £80 (DJ copy of this classic modern soul/proto disco dancer. Signed Patrick Adams, of course. This version is a bit more polished than the P&P one. Clean copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5R9bsxCQV1Q Galaxy – Self made man – Saturn / EX / £75 (Super deep and soulful instrumental. Rare one especially on this logo design label variation. Usually turns up double listing the poor “Mandingo warrior” side. Label has tear and small rubber stamp from previous owner, says “D.J. Glennzo”. FU DJ Glennzo.) https://youtu.be/BOzwkDMSDYc?t=165 Tony Gregory – You lift me from the ground – Tee Gee EX / £70 (Great modern dancer from Jamaica. Tiny writing on both sides of the label, say “FUNK” on one side and “SOUL” on one side. There’s also a “Made in Jamaica” stamp, labels still looks neat.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vqwHu5u59Lo Randy Brown – I’m always in the mood – Parachute / EX / £70 (Feel good modern classic which is rare on 45 being the b-side on issue copies and not on demos.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=21Q7iS9gNo0 Peggy Scott – Things have more meaning now – Old Town / EX / £60 (Personal fave! Superb atmospheric floater type of modern dancer. Promo copy, never seen an issue of this.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HbxfhP8HOZ4 Innervision – Gotta find a way to get back home / I just want to love you – Ariola America / EX / £60 (Two great modern soul sides, uptempo dancer backed with midtempo floater type of sound. Rare issue copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DBD6GpTQhvM https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DHFIOpWgXow Symbol 8 – Call on me / I thought you wanted to dance – Shock / EX / £60 (Funky modern double sider of the highest quality. “Call on me” is not available on the Midtown release nor on the Shock demo copies.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bwYJ4ZddLCE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aoMqconV26U Timeless Legend – I was born to love you – Dawn-Lite/P-Vine / EX / £60 (Classic! High quality japanese reissue with lookalike labels.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NBF_-IGJgs Janette Renee – Whats on your mind / I’m gonna be your lover – Sheridan House / EX / £50 (Soulful building dancer on this cult label. Boogie business on the flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CXwFYnMWfTk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCJSe5V-0vo Dionne Warwicke – You’re gonna need me / (I’m) Just being myself – WB / VG+ / £50 (Two classic H-D-H + Popcorn Wylie sides of amazing quality. Record just shy of EX, YGNM side plays well and IJBM side with some faint occasional crackle. Still a real nice copy. Palm boulevard label design.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYDtnEt0UQU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LY5C7BURnxQ Windy City – We party heavy up in heah / Good guys don’t always win – Innovation II / EX / £50 (White demo of this essential double header, a breezy dancer backed with a version of the Sam Dees song.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O0Qq6l3UY0Q https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vSfbWPe5ewE Pulse – Sunshine – Street Soul / EX / £45 (A MJ Soul classic! First time on 45 on this since long out of print and indemand reissue.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=E1OqqgJllsA True Image – I’m not over you yet – Grapevine 2000 / EX / £40 (Reissue of this classic modern rarity. With the bonus of a previously unissed extended version.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HZQhQ1eAWek Demetrius (Dee Harvey) – Make it easy on yourself / William Bollinger – Your arms around him – [no label] / EX / £40 (Two previously unissued sides from the Sounds of Memphis label. First time on 45, real nice soulful boogie backed with deep soul.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=13ugfDrML44 Norma Jenkins – Can you imagine that – Desert Moon / EX / £25 (Mecca classic and a recent Butch spin. Minty grey label vinyl copy.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5AQfKYcA82Y https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4BzNKTflUhM Innervision – Honey baby (Be mine) – Private Stock / EX / £10 (Classic modern soul dancer! Stock copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i7h9xGVUmlY Garland Green – I’ve quit running the streets – Expansion / EX / £8 (First time on 45 on this 2016 Expansion release. Modern soul classic initially on his “Love is what we came here for” LP. ) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ymzky1om5LI Ballad/Deep/Sweet/Group Harmony 45’s Darling Dears – I don’t think I’ll ever love another / And I love you – Flower City / EX / £575 (Nice clean original copy of this basement ballad double header. Same copy as last list but slashed £75 off the price here.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jAgo7X2atXo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9d1ZebeXDZ0 Betty Wright – Paralyzed – Deep City / EX / £350 (Early Betty Wright killer, superb slowie with a lowrider feel.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=REqvUw2obNo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8jU15E7Elm8 Soft Touch – Look up, look down / Plenty action- Sundance / EX / £250 (Classic funk, sweet soul flipside setup. And what a sweet soul track!! Vinyl is very clean but the funk side plays with a little static. Likely gonna disappear with a few more plays or a deep clean.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RVxPkBrMoeU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FWt1RSZ8bDk Willis Johnson & the JM’s Funk Factory – Tell me – Saluda / EX / £150 (Rare South Carolina sweet soul winner. Tiny label tear, still looks great and clean apart from that.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OKQ8nLIPNV0 Specials – You stood me up / Everybody say yea- Satch / EX / £120 (Classy Chicago double header, one group ballad and one dancer.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sLf-62FPkyw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HAceIzPj5h0 Ronnie Walker – Really, really love you – Philips / EX / £100 (Sugar sweet sweet soul classic! Clean copy complete with company sleeve. Label has bb hole.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YXzzTDocYZ4 Allison & Calvin Turner – Yeah, memories – Checker / EX / £90 (Perhaps the Turner Brothers best 45, just an amazing ballad. Clean issue copy complete with company sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ykx-WTy5EvY Family Connection – This time / Lost her love – Jabali / EX / £90 (Clean original copy of this amazing sweet soul double header.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wvKeeH7V4dY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=INitZRLY7RM Chester Randle’s Soul Sender’s – Why did I let you go – Anla / EX / £80 (Charming basement styled slowie with hard drums. Funky uptempo flip with an Archie Bell/TSU Toronades feel.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cZl1mmQoXOo https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kg7owT0kGbA Milton Floyd – I’m a shadow / Anyway I can – RIM / EX / £75 (Sweet soul masterpiece backed with a fast funky dancer. Vintage price sticker on label that looks like it can be easily removed.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=32_cUGL12mA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AOgT_AEtjHY Hands of Time – This love for real / I’ll never forget you – Inner City / EX / £70 (Yellow label copy of this classic Leroy Hutson penned double header. Two dreamy sides of the highest quality.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u9vPBCg8Y9M https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Mzmw4oFxoPc Jimmy Braswell – Time waits for no man / This time it’s got to be for real – Jar-Val / EX / £60 (Two sides for the mature soul listener on a obscure Macon, Georgia 45. One slow side, one midtempo crossover.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahsltWx8Nf8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j4jTzf13dc4 Johnson, Hawkins, Tatum & Durr – You can’t blame me / Your love keeps drawing me closer – Capsoul / EX / £60 (Super clean copy of this amazing group soul double header.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2YPehAj8JJU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZEWssQlpIBA Eula Cooper – I need you more / Mr. Henry – Note / VG+ / £50 (Amazing soulful slowie out of Muscle Shoals. Record has some very light marks, plays well.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WKQ9uoxhPsc Billy Guy – Hug one another – All Platinum / EX / £50 (Killer slowie from the former Coasters member. Slight funky feel and with some psych elements in the form of fuzz guitar and breaks. Blank b-side, great using when setting the counter balance on your turntable.:)) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bujvz0r7W5k Exceptionals – What about me / Unlucky girl – GRT / EX / £50 (Killer sweet soul backed with a nice midtempo crossover track. Different and IMO better mix to the Way Out release.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t9xoCGwVOMc https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cDe1C5cfwSI Pretenders – Hearts were made to love / For the rest of my days – Carnival / VG / £45 (Intense and highly recommended group soul double header. One of their rarer 45’s. Record has no visual scratches etc but a matte finish. Plays with a very slight static background noise, still sound ok.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5meLYIitfBs https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XLuCLouMDlo Diabolics – Key to your heart – Sundance / EX / £40 (Great sweet soul somewhat overshadowed by the Soft Touch 45 on the same label. Funky flip.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8rOr__Obz8E https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nN1tTz-22wI Answers to Love – Try my love / It was real – Lion / VG / £35 (Rare issue copy with the issue only “Try love”. Two fab sweet soul sides! Record has many light marks, “Try my love” side plays overall well but the flip has a little crackle in places.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSVIzEH3Yd4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4XlRSoKipNw Natural Experience – Hide and seek – BL&J / EX / £25 (Superb and classic sounding sweet soul ballad. DJ copy complete with IRDA distribution sleeve.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9k1FAjXeFtA Timmy Willis – Easy as saying 1-2-3 – Jubilee / EX / £12 (Great looking white demo of this intense deep soul cut that featured on the Dave Godin Deep Soul Treasure comp.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lM8eMvzFqb4 Soul/Boogie 12” Garfield Fleming – Don’t sent me away – Becket / VG+ / £110 (Modern soul classic! And a total evergreen, never seem to get old. Extended 12 inch mix with killer intro, much prefer this version to the 45 one. Promo copy complete with company sleeve. Record has some light sleeve marks not affecting play.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yzDXIrf_vGo Soul Albums Tony Fox – The beginning – Blaster / EX/EX / £200 (Classic rare soul album title including the awesome dancers “Let, let love, and be love” and “I wanna get next to you”.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zvcbHYSnZuU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MmAE4UQK5YA Little Janice – Today’s youth – Pzazz / EX/EX / £175 (Rare one! Unfortunately something of a one tracker but what a track! “Since you’ve been gone” is just so good! Nice, clean copy with cover still in shrink.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ds56r853lDw Joann Garrett – Just a taste – Chess / EX/EX / £85 (Overall nice Chicago soul album but the big standout for me is the crazy good “It’s no secret”, a real wow track.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eCBjbVUL6qA Reggie S – Give me back some lovin’ – Shasa / EX / £45 (Superb 1983 Orlando, Florida release. Killer modern soul indie with personal standouts being the firm two stepper ”Where’s your love”. Boogie lovers will get theirs in “Holdin’ on”, “Are you ready for me”, the title track and more. Second press with printed inlay rather than real cover.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xfj7R_cY1Kw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZvLr82dVx94 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TRToPEHXPGE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RKNvbUYOL4o https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r7v3ZXnUGdA https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Dl_178_oByw https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6v8JZ0t07L4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=muLRF8tZvxQ Impressions – The young mods’ forgotten story – Curtom / EX/EX / £35 (Nice copy of their classic 1969 album. Solid listening throughout, as expected.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=–wgHJfGCns https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8i2gJau5fwk https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b7WEignY2-A https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m1bVy2xEFkY https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h_9Xy2JF1vo Roshell Anderson – Introducing – Sunburst / EX/EX / £25 (With the insanely good, and quirky slowie “I’m pushing on” which just builds and builds. The perfect 3am music. Same company as Melvin Bliss. Cover still in shrink, cut corner.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OleeeyI4OeE Chocolate Milk – s/t – Rca / EX/VG+ / £15 (With the full length version of “How about love”, essential for all lovers of 2 step. Cover has faint ring wear.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H5GeYmNL2ZY Philippé Wynne – Wynne jammin’ – Uncle Jam / EX/EX / £8 (With the killer “Hotel eternity”, love this one so much. “You gotta take chances” is fantastic too. Superb copy in shrink, complete with lyric inner sheet.) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CMXGkXR4OoE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IT2sJHKJFcw
  9. As for runout grooves, A-side of mine has "A-2001" and "10698" and B-side has "A. 2002" (dot is higher up) and "10699". This copy was found before 2006 (and in the Memphis area) and should deffo be an original.
  10. No idea, getting confusing! My friend has a reissue of the "Cry love" with thin text, will ask for a pic.
  11. The other title but "Cry love" looks the same.
  12. Both of these are the originals... Compare the smallest text to the one I posted earlier. Much thinner and crisper on the reissue, you can clearly see it's laser printed.
  13. Track list: Jewels – Opportunity – Dimension Soul-Teasers – On a hot summer day in the big city – Joker Patience Valentine – Walking up to a dream – Trush Barbara Jean English – Comin’ or goin – Alithia Cookie Woodson – I’ll be true – Colossus Touch of Class – Love me baby – Renfro Carmelita – Rose bud – Carmen Carol Anderson – Sad girl – Fee Ginie Lynn – In love – Misty Kimrah Ladies Band – Thinking of you – Earth Wind Jean Shy – What can I do I’m so in love with – Fantasy Mary Clark – You got your hold on me – La Shawn Soulettes – Find somebody new – Dud Sound Otisettes – In your arms I’m gonna stay – Jonco California Girls – Your love puzzles me – Doorway Sweet Breeze – Slow change-up – Willpower Fuzz – Leave it all behind me – Calla Dee Dee Sharp – My best friend’s man – Atco Liz Lands – Don’t shut me out – One-Derful Betty Fikes & the Passions – I can’t lie to my heart – Southbound YBS – I could love but one boy – Ariola Vessie Simmons – Better-to bend than break – Simco Sophisticates – Caged bird – Janus Bernadette Bascom – I don’t wanna lose you – Solidarity
  14. KarlM

    Little Melvin and Boleros - Jealous Lover

    Thanks Carl! Sent you a PM mgriff.


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