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  • Birthday 11/01/1973

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    Aret Sakalian
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    records & skateboards
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  • Top Soul Sound
    Servicemen "I need a helping hand" (wind hit)

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  1. Apologies if this has been covered already. Since Shure stopped manufacturing stylus for vinyl enthusiasts / Collectors / DJ's, What's a good replacement?. I hear the Japanese replacements (the glow in the dark ones) for M44-7 are not that great. I'm all ears. Thanks Aret
  2. Hello everyone, I was testing out the connection between the turntables and the computer the other day and the end result was this short mix I put together on Mixcloud. I hope you enjoy it. Aret
  3. Got into it during the early 90's also, Finding those 2nd hand copies of Goldmine/Soul, Kent UK, Charly R&B compilation LP's at Reckless Records and other record stores. Those track lists eventually became my want lists! Also Books like "The illustrated encyclopedia of Black Music" "Nightshift by Pete McKenna" "Soul Survivors by Russ Winstanley & David Nowell" and years later, Dare I say...."Top 500 by Kev Roberts" take care Aret
  4. Besides the three records by The Specials "Everybody say yea"(sa 512), "Baby you need me"(sa 514) & "I can't find another"(sa 515), Were there any other releases by the Specials or other artists/groups on this label. If so, What were they? thanks in advance! Aret
  5. How about Johnny Watson "Wolfman" on (Okeh) and Richard "Popcorn" Wylie "Rosemary what happened" on (Karen) also Johnny Sayles "My love's a monster" on (Chi-Town) hope these help.
  6. Looking for this 45 in VG+ or higher grade. please PM me Thank You. Aret
  7. Hello Everyone, I don't think I've done one of these yet so here it goes....My Name is Aret Sakalian I'm 40 years young and I got into this sound in early to mid 90's through compilation LP from Kent/Goldmine Soul Supply/ Charly R&B. And eventually those track lists turned into my want lists. Me and a few friends run a monthly night in Chicago called Windy City Soul Club. I been on here for a while just reading the forums and getting educated by those that laid down the foundation of the scene. Here is the link to Windy City Soul Clubs Facebook page If any of you are ever in chicago you are more then welcome to visit our night. click the "like" button on our page for future dates and other events. Thank you kindly. Aret
  8. Hello I'm a newer member on here (more of a reader then poster) The Winstons "Color him father" with the line "our real old man got killed in the war" The Auditions "Returning home from Vietnam" thanks.
  9. Hello All I got this test pressing from a record show many years ago....WVON was an African-American radio station in chicago..the "PD" I'm guessing means promotion department and the E.R.J.? I could only guess that this was E. Rodney Jones. thanks Aret
  10. I have"nt read this but it looks interesting thanks Aret
  11. Hello everyone...pretty much new to posting thing on here but a long time forum here goes my picks. Inovations - stay on the case (hit sound) Tommy Bryant - I wanna come home to you (t-neck) Virgil Henry - I'll be true (colossus) Infinity - get on the case (fountain) The Blue Notes - hot chills and cold thrills (uni) thanks Aret
  12. also Rosemary what happened - Richard "Popcorn" Wylie Wolfman - Johnny Watson
  13. Here is my fifteen from the front that I did'nt get to play last saturday night.. Margie Joseph - One more chance (Volt) promo Martha Starr - No part time love for me (Thelma) Beverly and The Del-Capris - Mama I think I'm in love (Columbia) promo Edward Hamilton and The Arabians - Baby Don't You Weep (Maryjane) The Coasters - Crazy baby (Atco) The Vonettes - Touch my heart (Cobblestone) The Belles - Don't pretend (Mirwood) The Constellations - I did'nt know how (Gemini Star) promo Paris - Sleepless nights (Doc) Williams & Watson - Too late (Okeh) The Triumphs - I'm coming to your rescue (Okeh) promo Ted Taylor - Somebody always trying (Okeh) promo Little Richard - I don't want to discuss it (Okeh) promo The Autographs - I can do it (Okeh) promo Larry Williams - You ask for one good reason (Okeh) you can love them or hate them...these are the first fifteen 45's in my box.
  14. here's a few.. The Precisions If this is love (I'd rather be lonely) The Incredibles There's nothing else to say Bobby Copney Aint no good The Impressions Can't satisfy thanks. Aret

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