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About Aret

  • Birthday 11/01/1973

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    Record collector since the late 80's. Windy City Soul Club Co-Founder. Both intrigued and influenced by the 1970's UK Northern Soul scene during the early 1990's. Starting out with Kent UK and Goldmine/Soul Supply compilations LP's track list that eventually turned into my want lists, So off to the records stores I went searching for the original 45's . After seeing that other sounds of soul were well covered in Chicago like "Sheer Magic's" Funk Night at Danny's, Or the Southern Soul & Gritty R&B sounds of

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    Aret Sakal
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    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) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=v1ptcBqrF40 and Richard "Popcorn" Wylie "Rosemary what happened" on (Karen) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3SFxKowTLh0 also Johnny Sayles "My love's a monster" on (Chi-Town) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sKvkVJaH7Hk hope these help.
  6. Looking for this 45 in VG+ or higher grade. please PM me Thank You. Aret
  7. 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.
  8. 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
  9. I have"nt read this but it looks interesting http://books.google.com/books?id=f92pJ3JhaJYC&pg=PR13&dq=dick+biondi&lr=&cd=87#v=onepage&q=dick%20biondi&f=false thanks Aret
  10. Hello everyone...pretty much new to posting thing on here but a long time forum reader...so 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
  11. also Rosemary what happened - Richard "Popcorn" Wylie Wolfman - Johnny Watson
  12. 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'
  13. 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
  14. Hello, I listed a few more Mickey Lee Lane on Swan Shirley And The Shirelles on Bell Joe Matthews on Thelma Queen City Show Band on Pow promo Glenn Watts on Bunky promo http://search.ebay.com/_W0QQsassZchronic-a thanks for looking Chronic Aret

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