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About Windlesoul

  • Birthday 11/01/1968

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  1. Windlesoul

    Sporting Heroes Who Cut Soul / R&B Records

    Yes he was - Rosey Grier was an unofficial bodyguard for the Kennedys and was there when Robert Kennedy was shot at the Ambassador Hotel in LA
  2. The Neptunes, Hal Hardy and P.W. Cannon yarn up on the website at A Nickel And A Nail https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/blogs/news/the-neptunes-hal-hardy-and-p-w-cannon-story-e-mark-windle Cheers, Mark
  3. Best time to pick up the perfect Christmas present for someone AND treat yourself! Buy any book title and get a second at 50% discount - quote SOULMUSIC1 st checkout. Link here https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/collections/books
  4. Some 60s sales: Marion James - Thats my man - Excello ex £200 highly recommended pounding R&B ! Maurice Williams - Nobody knows - Scepter ex £40 fantastic semi known Herbert Hunter - The big oak tree - Poncello ex £100 James Carr - Only fools run away - Goldwax demo ex £30 Roscoe Shelton - My best friend - Battle ex £25 Charlie Romans - 24 h service - Hickory ex demo £25 Bettye Swann - Heartache is gone - Abet cheaper way to own it! Ex £15 fantastic record Carl Spencer & the Spindletoppers - Its weitten in your eyes - ABC Paramount beautiful midtempo / popcorn sound ex £50 The Falcons - Standing on guard / I cant help it - Big Wheel ex £20 PW Cannon - Hanging out my tears to dry -Hickory demo ex great deep record if thats your bag. Ex £15 Postage £3 UK, £7 Europe, £12 elsewhere. Paypal only please.
  5. Alpha Zoe Hall and Hit Records, Nashville. Chapter exceprt from House of Broken Hearts here https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/blogs/news/alpha-zoe-hall-and-hit-records-nashville-e-mark-windle
  6. Pick up an ideal Christmas present and a freebie! Order Stuart Cosgrove's Harlem 69 book between now and Monday 26th November, and choose any book from the pre-owned section FREE!! Just quote FREEBOOK at checkout. Link here: https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/collections/books/products/harlem-69-the-future-of-soul-stuart-cosgrove
  7. Marion James - That's my man - Excello ex £200 Contenders - A love like yours - Accident vg+, a minor bit of noise here and there hence price but plays through fine and doesn't really distract. £50 Walter Jackson - One heart lonely - Okeh ex £20 Richard Brown - Sweet and kind - Steeltown ex £20 Rufus Thomas - Memphis train - Stax ex minor label tear £15 Helen Shapiro - Look over your shoulder - UK Columbia ex £20 actually a pretty decent version of the flip of orig release of Chuck Jackson's "Hand it over". Bob Meyer & the Rivieras - You got to tell me - Casino ex £30. An unusual change from Lawn, this is a local imprint which also carried the Sapphires "Who do you love" and an LP track from The Spontanes. A 60s release but after Lawn. Nobody knows the exact story other than a couple of individuals regarding legality of the release , but given the Philly link (Lawn, Swan etc) there was apparently an element of an agreement between the Swan and local figure Harry Karras in the music industry in NC. SOLD Leon Haywood - It's got to be mellow - Decca ex £15 Little Johnny Taylor - True love - Galaxy ex £20 Lance Le Gault - I'm breaking through - Palomar ex £30 Jackie Wilson and Lavern Baker - Think twice - Brunswick ex £20 the non X-rated version!!!! Roddie Joy - Walkin' back - Parkway ex £20 Paypal only please: postage rates £3 UK, £7 Europe, £12 elsewhere.
  8. Windlesoul

    The Soul Six / Scotty Todd

    The Soul Six / Scotty Todd story from "It's Better To Cry". Link here: https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/blogs/news/the-soul-six-scotty-todd-story-e-mark-windle?fbclid=IwAR2dRuJvdOeJgw_grp2iKd4zmQhzbZ4WFymEOimhEjt9AVhMiXglR3lGp98
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    Ain't No Big Thing - Scotty Todd

    Scotty Todd is one of my favourite versions. He had a spell with the Soul Six too, covered in the bio I did of them in “Its Better to Cry” http://southernsoulcollector.blogspot.com/2013/11/the-soul-six-scotty-todd.html?m=1
  10. Tempests - What you gonna do - Smash ex £20 Rodge Martin - They say - Dot demo ex £50 Scotty Todd - Ain’t no big thing / Cry to me baby - Phillips Demi ex £50 James Carr - Only fools runaway - Goldwax demo ex £30 Bettye Swann - Heartache is gone - Abet ex £15 BB King - The Hurt - ABC ex £20 Herbert Hunter - Isn’t it wonderful to dream - Poncello ex £15 Sam And Bill - Trying tonger back to my baby - Decca Ed £20 PayPal only, postage U.K. £3, Europe £6, elsewhere £10
  11. This week's deal at A Nickel And A Nail - until stocks last - pick up a copy of Stuart Cosgrove's Harlem 69 book and get the Bobby Womack biography "My Story" FREE ! Quote BOBBYFREE at checkout for the freebie. Follow the link https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/collections/books/products/harlem-69-the-future-of-soul-stuart-cosgrove?fbclid=IwAR3MWzEC0Wu97nhG4vsWm3RoGdPeG5x0FfxuHcD_sShPg7aumYHKrbtxwqc
  12. And loads of others at A Nickel And A Nail, the UK's first soul and R&B specialist bookstore. Have a browse... https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/collections/sheet-music-memorabilia
  13. Christmas around the corner.... (oh yes) get in early - books make the ideal Christmas present Why not pick a title or two up from the UK's independent book store specialising in soul and related genre literature, or drop a loved one a hint... Maybe a copy of Stuart Cosgrove's new book "Harlem 69", the long awaiting final instalment in the trilogy. We also have his other titles in stock and some great new additions by other authors over the last couple of months. Follow the link and have a browse: https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/collections/books/products/harlem-69-the-future-of-soul-stuart-cosgrove
  14. Chapter excerpt from House of Broken Hearts covering the story of Frank Howard and the Commanders now up on the site at A Nickel And A Nail. Follow the link: https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/blogs/news/the-frank-howard-and-the-commanders-story-e-mark-windle
  15. Latest issue #99 now out and available from A Nickel And A Nail, follow the link https://a-nickel-and-a-nail.myshopify.com/collections/fanzines-magazines/products/soul-up-north-issue-99-autumn-2018


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