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  1. Currently popular again, 2 cool 45's + 1 More Lanier & Co - Dancing in the night - Waylo Mint £12 +P&P Memories of sweaty nights and a packed floor at Stafford. Memphis early 80's soul at it's very best and the late great Willie Pops Mitchell on the controls, my favourite the 7" mix https://youtu.be/b71wnuASa9w Jeb Stuart - Somebody's got to win/Hey foxy lady - Esquire Int'l Mint- £40 One side a pretty stepper, flip a boogie killa. Now not that easy to find, two great sides !!!!! https://youtu.be/sPL_jXgiA_w https://youtu.be/yJ2nSO8RPQE PLUS, PLUS STILL ONE LEFT BELOW Michigan Avenue - Roller skate cowboy/That's how heartaches are made - Cello Mint £25 +P&P Hard to find killer slice of early 80's Chicago boogie from Clarence Johnson of GEC/Lovelites fame. Flip is a nice uptempo, up dated version of the classic When their gone, gone for good !!!!!!!!! Hear both below https://youtu.be/CIjjNR8dzMI https://youtu.be/X-wlDQ92ieA
  2. Out of the boredom came .......Mixes So here is a Soulful Sweet, Group & Mellow mix....................Enjoy Sweet & Mellow 2 - The Isolation Mix https://www.mixcloud.com/dave-thorley/sweet-mellow-2/?fbclid=IwAR3c6SrvzU3C7q1HN5jECYNjmpKjHBpiUD7sOmMbW7KE1TLtxRZDN7Wdxfg
  3. More Christmas Bargains !!!! G.H. Franklin - First good thing/Satisfied - Faces - Mint £30 Selling for up to 3 times this special price on the web. Louisiana modern soul midtempo killa, drenched in soul, backed by a great little funky dancer https://youtu.be/Z0iXjfsw-IY https://youtu.be/ris6w_BaMo4 AND A BONUS OFFER !!! take this with his other 45 and the two £50, that's over £100 worth of 45's at a bargain price !!! George. H. Franklin - That's how it is when your in love/Gone for good - Faces - Mint https://youtu.be/nP3mbK-DJ0U https://youtu.be/EzNXONNXdqE
  4. Bargain Of The Day !!!! Old (M) Pressions - Right on/Let me know - Brooks Brothers Mint £25 +P&P Used to sell for £££, then a few turned up, got a small grip left. The Brooks Brothers of 'Looking for a woman', fame, also recorded as Bits & Pieces. Here with a nod to their time with The Impressions, they deliver a killa mid tempo modern soul winner, with the bonus of a sublime harmony flip. Great value 2 sider, from a great little band. https://youtu.be/TR3utxlumPk https://youtu.be/BAIScolWeZE Bargain of the week the week !!!!!! Recently discovered stunning crossover blue eyed soul from Detroit. Haunting lament of the pain of young life, Mid tempo beat with mooted horns and heavenly backing singers I have 4 stone mint copies to go, when their gone, their gone for good. Has sold for £300+, on the wed now at £250+ James ‎– What Is Happening To My Life - Cristin £100 + P&P https://youtu.be/iosWqZz_pKM Little known Detroit Blue Eyed crossover soul Bargain Of The Week !!! Spreading some Christmas cheers ............ Chosen Few - I'm alone/Ooh I want you baby - Faces - Mint £75 Sweet soul midtempo crossover stunner, backed but a just pretty mellow funk killa. Florida group group only release on this Louisiana label. Has sold for £££, here 3 copies at a supa low price, just for Christmas https://youtu.be/tzs1-LWE1AQ
  5. T&T - Simple girl - Artex Mint £35 Hard to find True Soul related killa boogie from Little Rock,. Now catching plays from 80's boogie players, catch this before it jumps in price, Nice ballad flip https://youtu.be/PWPJH_3exCo Kyonez Howard - Goin' away - Christie - Mint £60 Rarer version of this great uptempo Baton Rouge killa, much cleaner none sound effect version https://youtu.be/77oIOuwLZN0 Frankie Sanders - Take another look/Blues time in Birmingham - Juana Mint £25 AKA Larry Sanders on this so, so cool midtempo stunner, flips not shabby either https://youtu.be/zfzqOF_quZ8 Antonio - Don't you want my love - Waylo - Mint £45 One of the harder to find 45's from Willie Mitchell's label. Nice uptempo little number with cool ballad flip https://youtu.be/rLqAkVJAtZE Bill Wright - You can't let your left hand know - Smoke City - Mint £30 Harder to find first local press for this great midtempo dancer. Flip is a stunning ballad not on the Mid Town 45 https://youtu.be/EaCGtF8dDxQ United Voice Players feat Elton White - Disco 5000 - United Voice - Mint £50 Late one from those Texas boys and supa hard to find. Killer uptempo boogie dancer https://youtu.be/yU8gLBeUC3Y Chantique - Too much of anything/I know I'm falling in love - AIP - Mint £75 Now so hard to find Detroit pretty midtempo female modern soul winner, both sides below https://youtu.be/udIzi1MgKKE https://youtu.be/JdbKyUv8aGQ Robert Brown - Foxy love - Marshall - Mint £70 Pounding midtempo funky boogie number from the Atlanta HoMark related label https://youtu.be/Uvwk8iWRnmA Ray Batts - Love me - Faces - Mint £70 Indemand so pretty, fresh sounding jazzy modern soul dancer. Flip the cool chuncky funk dancer https://youtu.be/ymGar_I0b7U https://youtu.be/qGZOAKr6VS4 Carl Mathis Craig - I be somebody/What shall I tell my son - Blackbird - Mint £75 So, so rare original funk version by the writer of the even tougher Brenda Southall Texas 45. Comes with heart rendering ballad flip. Soultex related label https://youtu.be/r1BPqp1Y3x4 https://youtu.be/Hk74xJeKClg
  6. Johnny Dollar - Girl your mamma told ya - McCormick VG £350 Supa rare Chicago storma. Although credited to Johnny only, this is a great group harmony lo-fi dancer. Rarely comes up for sale, not listed on Discogs. Sound file is from the actual record for sale. https://youtu.be/oB5cRt0nhW0
  7. Calif. Soul Explosion - This feeling/Chain of fools - Pashlo Mint £50 This current indemand 2 sided killa from Oakland with Wylie Trass's gusty vocals is a winner. Produced by label owner Leroy Smith and stalwart of the cities music scene. Hear both sides ............... https://youtu.be/eRQTASyDSx0 https://youtu.be/dn0X889uKkI
  8. Don't Miss This !!!!! Sorry 15 mins flat and I've sold out !!!!, but check out Juno, they still have some Might Whites - Given My Life - Kent 45 So honoured to have been able to help this killa 45 along on it's way. One of the best 70's group dancers to make it to wax in recent years. If you ain't got one already, have 10 landing in the next few days, Order today, first come first served £13.00 plus shipping Screwed up on the sound file, doesn't start until 1:30 ....... https://youtu.be/bkCMl_5LxCQ
  9. So got busy today with a cool summer groove mix ............... A journey to the outer reaches of obscure Soul, Funk & Boogie. Full of lesser known boogie bangers !!!! https://www.mixcloud.com/dave-thorley/the-outer-grove-modern-2-boogie/
  10. Here we go, been a while, so new mix. Down and dirty funk to disco boogie with a bunch of lesser known stuff plus a few dance floor destroyers, enjoy !!!!! https://www.mixcloud.com/dave-thorley/soul-2-disco/
  11. A Few 4 2Day 1619 B.A.B. - World - Brown Sugar Mint £55 Rare original label Billy Preston - The Girls Got It - Capitol Mint £140 Thumpin' good 60's dancer Calif. Soul Explosion - Chain Of Fool/This Feeling - Paslo Mint £50 2 Killa Sides From Oakland, early 70's funky dancers Denise LaSalle - I'm so hot - MCA Mint £60 The late great lady delivers a modern soul killa Eddie Foster - Closer Together - Ocampo Mint- £250 60's Stafford mid tempo classic Getto Kitty - Stand Up And Be Counted - Stroud Mint- £120 Funk classic !!!!! Ike & The Vines - Hey hey girls/That walk - Sutter Mint- £300 Another classic Stafford 60's moment outta LA, equally good flip Sonny Harris & The Soul Reflections - Vibration - San-El Mint- £250 Speck & The GH Outlaw Band - Hell girl/I wonder about myself - Faces Mint £30 Oh what a 2 sider, Sweet Soul winner, with funk destroyer on the flip Tabby Thomas - Sexy Sally - Blue Beat Mint- £200 Uptempo NOLA hard to find winner from the late great Violators - Hung up - New Chicasgo Sound VG+ £200 So hard to find killa instrumental
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    A few things !!!!!!! + Bargain Of The Week T.S.U. Toronadoes - What good am I/Getting the corners - Atlantic VG+ £30 Technics - Cause I really love you - Chex Mint- With DJ Copy stamp £100 Tyrone Edwards - Can't get enough of you - Invictus Mint Company Sleeve £25 George Perkins - Baby I love you/Keep on loving me - Royal Shield Mint £25 Master Plan - Clinton Park - De-Lite Mint- Issue £55 Cre-Shendos - You're still on my mind - Aquarius Black prine/gold stars Mint £200 Lee bates - (What am I gonna do) what am I gonna say - IX Chains W/D Mint- £45 Main Ingredient - Instant love - RCA VG+ £45 Marion Javius - Waiting in the wings - Encore Mint £70 Lanier & Co - I don't know - Waylo Mint £20 Impressions - Love me - Curtom Mint- £25 Bargains Of The Week !!!!!!!!!! Caprells - Dotty's party/What you need baby - Bano £25 Original Black& Green design, stone mint. Killa sweet soul stepper, with funk floor destroyer on flip General Johnson - All in the family/Ready willing and able - Arista Mint £5 With it's original company sleeve, two stunning mid tempo modern soul winners
  13. A few tough ones ...... Constellattions - I don't know about you - Gemini Star Mint- £1400 Ethics - There still be a sweet tomorrow - Vent W/D VG+ £30 Mystiques - Put out the fire - Twinight - Mint (Drill Hole) £1500 Vic and The Catalinas - Talkin about my girl - Barclay VG+ £75 Larry Williams & Johnny Watson - Too late Okeh Demo - Mint- £450 Curt Davis - Yoni - Oh Angela - Cin-Town Mint- £400
  14. Another Random, Mixed List .............. Ann Byers ‎– Here I Am - Academy Mint- £250.00 Sons Of Slum ‎– Right On - Stax Mint £45.00 Etta James ‎– Seven Day Fool - Argo Mint- £75 Sebastian ‎– Wasted Days And Wasted Nights / Living In Depression - Pesante Mint- £75.00 Anquette ‎– I Will Always Be There For You - Luke Skyywalker Mint £50.00 Herb & Doris ‎– Somebody Somewhere Needs You - Hip VG+ £100.00 The Fame Gang ‎– Twangin' My Thang / Turn My Chicken Loose - Fame Mint £80.00 Bobbie Roberson ‎– Don't You Leave Me Baby - Bolivia Mint £85.00 The Caprells ‎– Dotty's Party / What You Need Baby - Bano Mint £30.00 T & T ‎– Simple Girl / Heartbeat - Artex Mint £35.00 Antonio ‎– Another Lonely Night / Don't You Want My Love - Waylo Mint £45.00 "Kyonz" Howard* ‎– Goin' Away - Christie Mint £60.00 Frankie Sanders ‎– Blues Time In Birmingham / Take Another Look - Juana Mint £25.00 Ken Meredith ‎– Wondering (Supa rare vocal version) - HoMark Mint £50 Thanks for looking Dave
  15. Mixed bag !!!!!!!!!!! Venturas - Heart Of Love - Green Light VG+ £1000 Billi Welles & The Outer Real Unlimited - Trying to keep from crying - Mercede - Mint- £500 James Kelly Duhon - So trusting - Jude - Mint- £750 Mickey & The Soul Generation - Iron Leg - GCP - VG £150 Barbara Lynn - I'm a good woman - Tribe (Demo) VG+ £140 Ann Byers - Here I am - Academy - Mint- £250 Larry Williams & Johnny Watson - Too late Oken (Demo) Mint- £400 Willow Band - Willow man - Epic (Demo) Mint- £100 Pretenders - I call it love - Carnival - Mint- £350 7 Days Unlimited - (Dirt (In the sky) - Acacia Street Gang - Mint- £180 Significants - I'm lovin too hard - Alesver's - Mint £350 David Swinton - The day I found you - Talk Of The Town - Mint- £450 5 Royals - Catch a tear drop - ABC - VG+ £550 Soulmates - Sock-in-soul - Double Soul - Mint £200
  16. A Few mixed to go Enchanting Enchanters - Boss action/No one in this world - Ben Mo Keith VG+ £350 Carbo Brothers What can I give her - Cenco Mint- (has name label stuck on one side of label) £175 Tommy Tate - School of life - Koko - Mint (Company Sleeve) £12 Peter Prewitt - U.A.- TS Mint £450 Sunny & The Sunliners - If I could see you now/Should I take you home - Key-Lock VG (Plays loud and proud) £220 Garnat Bros - Diamond soul - Garnat Bros Mint- £80 Bodacious - (Will you) groove with me - Super Nova - Mint £55 Diabolics - I bet you never knew - Togetherness (Rare original yellow label) Mint- £60 Heaven & Earth - I can't seem to forget you - GEC Mint- £25 Gregory Andre - I want to be with you - Sea Side - Mint- £200 Frank Lynch - Young girl - My Record - Mint £35 Pretenders - I call it love/It's everything about you - Carnival - Mint £350
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    BARGAIN OF THE WEEK Lynn Sherman & Brandy Farewells / All Alone Again Olam Mint- £200 A supa rare Detroit early 80’s sweet, Sparse male vocal with backing from Brandy. Just sold on a well known auction site for £295 This was the first copy to come up for sale in many years, got two copies here to go, then their gone for good. Image come from another source, mine is less the writing on the label.
  19. MIXED LIST !!!!! Cristine Kittrell - Call his name - Federal Mint £75 Charles Earland - Leave this planet - Prestige Mint £50 Pleasure - Dance to the music - Fantasy Mint £50 Etta James - Bobby is his name - Argo Mint £100 Don-Tels - I found a love - Witch Mint- £75 Bo Dud and Johnny Twist - The git it - Dud Sound VG+ £210 Bill Summers - Come into my life - Prestige Mint £15 Violators - Hung up - New Chicago Sound - VG+ £200 Sun - Just a minute for love/Organ Grinder - Capitol Mint- £115 Sweet Charles - Soul man - People Mint £50 Johnny Holiday - Tormented - Airtown Mint £200 Eddie Hill - Nothing sweeter - M-S VG+ £160 Fame Gang - Turn my chicken loose/Twang my thang - Fame Mint £80 Caprells - Dotty's party - Bano Mint £30 Plus many more new arrivals on the site www.topdogrecords.co.uk
  20. Bargain Of The Week !!!! Oscar Perry - Wind me up - Yellow Horizon Here today I have 5 copies Mint/Mint- of this supa soulful 70's killa dancer. These are the original, first press Yellow & Pink design as in the clip. 'When their gone, their gone for good' £30 +P&P https://youtu.be/_sY61tPBIvU
  21. Morning All, here a few things from the States recently, lovely clean condition ................ De-Vons - Someone to treat me - King Mint/Company Sleeve £70 Candace Love - Wonderful night - Aquarius - Mint £30 Merv Murphy - It's growing - Mint £140 Lillian Hale - Don't boom boom/The signes - Freetone Mint £50 Oscar Perry - Wind me up - Yellow Horizon Mint £40 (Original Yellow & Pink Label design) Major Harris - Loving you is mellow - Atlantic Mint Company Sleeve £45 Major Lance - You're everything I need - Osiris Mint £15 Hiroshima - Never ever - Arista (Demo) Mint £175 Mass Production - Welcome to our world - Cotillion - Mint Company Sleeve £15 Notations - A new day/At the crossroads - Twinight Mint £35 Alvarez - Sooner or later - Polydor White Demo Mint Company Sleeve £60 Wayne Henderson - Dancin' love affair - Polydor White Demo Mint Company Sleeve www.topdogrecords.co.uk
  22. New Mix, Souleidoscope 1 Not done one for a while, so here we go. From here to there, soul mix to just laze to or shake a hip from time to time. 60's, 70's and 80's, dance and ballads. ENJOY !!!! https://www.mixcloud.com/dave-thorley/souleidoscope-1/
  23. Small mixed list ............... Master Plan - Clinton park - De-lite W/D Mint- £50 Radio Station copy, looks unplayed, but does have station 2 notation letters written on label. All time classic sweet soul group harmony stunner from Oakland, Ca. https://youtu.be/IbmucW0L5TM Coupe De Villes - When times are bad/So long goodbye - Philly Groove W/D VG £40 Another sweet soul classic with bonus of frantic funky group dancer flip. Only VG but plays so, so well https://youtu.be/hNxj0DKUwGA https://youtu.be/KYzuBTJOTho Archie Bell & The Drells - I just want to fall in love - Atlantic Demo VG+ £30 Hard to find ballad stunner from the Houston boys https://youtu.be/X7SI4NO-bus Flack and Company - Been loving you so long - Sun Dance - Mint £275 So rare Numero put it in their box set. Long intro into a sublime mid tempo funky crossover soul https://youtu.be/LeoCIF63wb8 Pure Elegance - Do it to me again - Mudd Mint £175 Tough little mid 80's modern soul midtempo gem from Dallas, Tx https://youtu.be/OPkoWjoojBA Mass Production - Welcome to our world (of merry music) - Cotillion Demo £25 Their hardest and current popular dance floor winner Mint other than small notation written on one sideand slight H2o damage one side label https://youtu.be/6Jez2ZKz8Jg Friends - No you - No me - Up Mint £20 Midtempo mid 70's group stunner, that should be in every collection, dancefloor winner https://youtu.be/XFA6lKKULyo Four Larks - Groovin at the go-go - Tower Mint £300 Stone mint issue of this all time classic 4 2 the floor 60's group dancer, oh those female vocals !!! and that's not to forget the midtempo gem, long forgotten nowdays on the flip https://youtu.be/LLyMVwWudSk https://youtu.be/KUQo6NH-37U
  24. Orientals - Soul ain't you thrilled/Misty summer night - New Dawn Mint £500 +P&P Oh so rare Philly sweet group harmony 2 sider. One side midtempo 60's group dancer of the highest quality. Flip is a stunning sweet ballad that tips it's hat to the old street corner style of the past. Produced by that fantastic team of Mitchell & Bailey that also worked the highly desired Precisions on Hen-Mar. So, so rare and here a stunning copy Hear both below ............ https://youtu.be/YGIBA8vINN0 https://youtu.be/3POnGdoSkg0


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