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About Russ Vickers

  • Birthday 11/11/1961

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    Fareham, Hants
  • Top Soul Sound
    Ask My Heart - Eddie Billups - Peachtree

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  1. Just a handful that Ive been playing recently....its endless though, as limitless as 'Northern Soul' & then some....
  2. What a fantastic labour of love that is, thank you for taking the time & trouble to compile it. I feel very lucky to own 36 of these titles, hopefully more to add in the future too.... Russ
  3. It'll be another self promotional piece, full of half truths & worst, average attendance at the All Nighters 3000...load of sh*te...thing is, its national TV, it will all become NS history, we should be recording this stuff accurately, not basing it on a mans attempt to keep his pension flowing in....jeez god help us, the div forums on FB will lap this up....
  4. Fantasy - I'll Call You Every Morning - RG & Curia - VG+ £1200 - Signed by Joel Ramirez Jr. The vinyl has some fine hair lines & marks, which do not affect the sound reproduction in any way, shape or form, this is a beautifully playing copy of an extremely in-demand record. Arguably the biggest record in the UK, huge dance floor reactions for the few DJ's lucky enough to own this anthem. This is an extremely reluctant sale. PM to reserve or for any Q's. No trades or offers please. No holds & payment must be received within 24 hours. PayPal F&F or Bank Transfer only. Postage extra, signed for only. Thank you for looking, Russ
  5. 100 Cub couple of weeks ago, slightly quiet, but amazing as ever....
  6. Tiaras - Surprise/Foolish Girl - Op.Art - £5000 Conservative VG+ - has a slight edge lift, which DNAP in any way. Very small initials in biro at top of the label both sides. This is breaking my heart, so be quick before I change my mind. Please PM with any Q's No trades or offers. Bank Transfer Only no Paypal. I will only mail this fully tracked & insured. Thanks for looking Russ :-( Images & sound files from a actual copy for sale.
  7. Hi Eric, whilst I don't want to speak on Kev's (RareMusicDirect) behalf, I can assure you your opinion didn't offend him or anyone else, positive contributions & feed back is always appreciated & acted upon were appropriate by these guys. Happy to report that the event, as hoped, spoke for itself, numbers were healthy, the DJ's & music policy worked & was appreciated, judging by dance floor reaction & discussions in dark corners about lesser knowns & secret sounds. The craic was great too, lots of familiar faces from the scene, along with others & was pleased to see some great deals being brokered for some great records. Good luck digging & hope to see you at the next event.
  8. I think that the event will speak for itself on Saturday. The promoters have definitely put together an event worthy of your attendance & a lot of thought, time, money & passion have gone into putting this event together for your enjoyment. I know some of the DJ's booked to entertain you personally & I have the utmost respect for them, they have the sounds, integrity & the professionalism to keep the dance floor moving & the record hounds guessing & entertained. I am personally really looking forward to the DJ's that I have not heard before, they all have their own following & I anticipate great reactions to their sets. The events put forward as the leaders of the current Rare Soul Scene are more than worthy of the accolade, I have personally attended most & I am in total agreement. This is a new event, ploughing its own furrow, it will live & die on its own terms on Saturday, but regardless of the outcome, the amount of sheer hard graft that has been put into putting this event on & the promotion of the event has been phenomenal. I really look forward to seeing you all on Saturday, the uptake of tickets is very encouraging & I'm sure you will be impressed with both the fantastic venue & the mix of soul music on offer, the wonderful soulful people that support these kind of events are really what it is all about, you will make the event the success that it truly deserves to be....so get behind it & make it yours. See you at the weekend....
  9. Thank you so much for all the research you have done Tim, its very much appreciated & thank you for sharing it all with us, there should be a proper digital archive some where, where all of this information & photographs can be stored & shared for research & reference. Thank you & look forward to the further instalments, as a slight aside, I have the booklet that you produced about Robbie Lawson, would it be worth posting that up as well, if it hasn't already been digitally re produced already ? Kind regards Russ
  10. Triumphs - I'm Coming to your Rescue - Okeh - Ex £30 small '45' Okeh re issue. Small writing on label. Bobby Wilson - Feels Good - Stax - Ex £15 Wheel/Torch pounder that could do with some plays now IMO. Tiffany Wilson - Your Love - We Coast - M- £12 (Red Vinyl) https://youtu.be/LRu91Re5zKE Mighty Sam - Never Too Busy - Malaco - Ex £30 Joe Frazier - Try It Again - Jobo - Ex £40 Keith Chism - My Life & Song - Carrie - Ex £60 Rose Royce - Ooh Baby - Whitfield - Ex £6 (I love this https://youtu.be/ZFvS1APwfuw The Impressions - I'll Always Be Here - Curtom - Ex £15 Fantastic - Highly recommended 7ts Bomb ! https://youtu.be/u8Z415IiPbE Frank & James - How Long Is Forever - Smooth City - Ex+ £100 - This is the far rarer first issue of this great 7ts dancer. Maxine Brown - Let Me Give You My Login' - Wand - Vg £25. Marks & light scratches & some fool has gone mad with a red felt tip pen on the 'we can' side. I will try & add a scan of that side later. Record plays through loud n clear with no problems at all. Ron Surrey - Sweet City Woman - Insurance City - Ex £120. Some slt bubbling to label. Versatile Gents - You've Blown My Mind - Linco - Vg+ £80. Most copies of this I see are in a similar condition, scuffs n marks, grubby labels, but this killer plays thru loud n clear with no major problems. TSU Toronadoes - What Good Am I - Atlantic - Vg+ £15. DH & some residue from a sticker in the dead wax. Fir - Ya - Keep On Trying' - Star - Glow - Ex - £100 Lee Bates - International Playboy - Instant - Ex+ £150. Brilliant & in demand NOLA killer !. Jimmy Burns - Give Her To Me - Tip Top - Ex+ £80. WOL. Falcons - I Cant Help It/Standing on Guard - Big Wheel - Vg+ - £15. Rickey Andrews - Take Me Back - RWA - Ex £30 Phyllis Brown - Oh Baby - Rainbo - Ex+ £150 Please PM if interested. No trades. Paypal F&F, but Bank Transfer preferred. Postage calculated when ordered.
  11. I helped with the Cover Up title of the Clara Hardy
  12. Absolutely.....if you wanna stay in the game, you dig, dig, dig, then dig some more, its pretty much the same as its always been, one way or another....
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  14. Doesnt matter if it was, it may not have been right at the time....
  15. We all have different tastes, thats all part n parcel n that break in the Sir Joe not so many years ago would have been unacceptable to a lot of people.....thank good ness some people dont always go with the flow.....

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