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    You Must read my new Book (MORE THAN SKIN DEEP) 5* #1..COLLECTING SOUL & REGGAE MEMORABILIA FROM 6TS
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  1. Hi Ted, your map is wrong that litle man spinning, is miles of the stables, GET IT RIGHT LADDY?,
  2. HI A scan would be good, over the years when trying to restore records, if you are not careful and you are useing bleech, pink labels such as PYE records will lose there colour, normaly they go to an off white, this may of happened to your record, maybe someone tried to remove a name written with a felt tip pen, KTF.
  3. HI How do you price a record that has no demand, however a keen collector of UK labels, would pay £30 tops for it, in saying that it is a good one to have, the big problem these days, peopleseem not to buy records hey don't know, they tend to just want whats indemand (sheep heads) old school colectors, like myself will buy 50 45s at a time I don't look at the price tag I look at the 45, before Manships guide, record collector, & the internet (Ebay) we all took big risks & we went off instinct, For a correct valuation of your record, Pete Smith would be my choice to value it, he might even sell it for you. KTF
  4. WOULD YOU ADAM & EVE IT, THE MACHINE IS BACK, AS YOU MAY BE AWARE MY MANY YEARS OF LIVING THE HIGH LIFE ON THE RARE SOUL SCENE WITH IT'S ALL NIGHTERS & ALL DAYERS, ESPECIALLY BACK IN THE 1970s, WHEN I LIVED IN LETCHWORTH, MY WEEK WOULD BE SOMETHING LIKE THIS:- THURSDAY NIGHT, GO TO BEDFORD WITH MICK SMITH, FRIDAY WIGAN OLDIES BUYING & SELLING 45s IN THE BAR WITH MICK SMITH, ADY C, & PETE WID, SATURDAY NIGHT BLACKPOOL MECCA (OR AS I USE TO SAY, GOING TO BLOCKPOOL TO SEE THE HALLUCINATONS). THEN ON TO WIGAN ALL NIGHTER, SUNDAY THE RITZ OR CAT WHISKERS OR SAMANTHAS ALL DAYERS, THEN MAKE MY WAY HOME, SO COMPARED TO SOME PEOPLE WHO LIVED IN THE NORTH, US FROM THE SOUTH REALLY HAD TO BE PASSIONETTE ABOUT SOUL MUSIC...OR BLOCKED? SO THE LAST FEW MONTHS, MY HEALTH HAS WORSENED, WITH TYPE 2 DIABETIS WHICH HAS LEFT ME WITH 50/50 CHANCE OF LOSING MY LOWER LEGS, SUSPECTED BOWL CANCER, HEP B&C, MY ADDICTION ISSUE PLUS OTHER STUFF, ALL LEADING ME HAVING TO TAKE 47 DIFFERANT TABLETS EVERY DAY, THEN THERE WAS A ISSUE WITH MY LAPTOP SCREEN, AFTER ME PUTTING MY FIST THROUGH IT LAST jANUARY AS I WAS IN A SULKING MOOD, BUT NOW I'M BACK, AS I have no sound files for these 3, if someone could put them on for me, However I must show you the Craig Douglas on Indian $tateside don't know how rare it is but my copy is the only one i've seen, VALUE PLEASE AT THIS TIME I MUST THANK YOU ALL FOR KEEPING THE CLUB ALIVE, SPECIAL THANKS GOES TO MIKE & A BIG THANKS TO KEV. I HOPE TO GET HIM A PINT IF HE GETS HIMSELF DOWN TO THE STABLE, JOHNNY BEGGS GETS THERE? SO HERE WE GO AGAIN, IT SEEMS THAT KEV MADE NO RULES FOR THIS THREAD THAT'S COOL, HOWEVER I STILL BELEIVE THAT ANY RECORD ON THIS THREAD, YOU SHOULD OWN A COPY (thats what the club is all about. picking a 45 from your collection, it does not matter if rare, northern, beat ballard, funk, motown, or JA Soul, my preferance is rare UK SOUL & classic northern origanals).
  5. HI ALL Getting a valuation for your collection is integral, then you can make a decision on how you sell them, selling them in small lists is best, however don't sell all your top records (value wise) as you will be stuck with many records with no demand, Dealers expect to pay at best 50% of the collections value, and quite often they will cherry pick, As we can recommend some good dealers who you can approach John Manship, Pete Smith & Mick Smith are trusted, however there are many more, KTF
  6. HI ALL When I first read your review in Beating Rhythm you were the first person who had mentioned the record, It would of gone down well at the CASINO 78 & onward (thank god I dropped of the scene) However I still play my DEMO now & again, and it is in it's own way a rare 45 if you collect Northern Dancers on UK labels I would rate as **. KTF
  7. HI ALL.....My life! Just logged onto SOULSOURCE only to find this HORROR THREAD, I started collecting back in 1967, since then I have tried many ways of improving the condition of my finds, I use to have a strong belief that records needed improving on, for example I must of tried 50 ways to put a center back into a NOC 45, only to come to the decision not to both especially .with DEMO 45, The fact of the matter the center is part of the records history, the center removed by the reviewer of the disc, and it is best to leave alone as we all can spot the fake center (I HOPE). I would suggest to you all learn about cleaning from someone who knows about restoration, don;t try & do it yourself, just learn how to look after records not how to restore them as you will spoil the at a rate of 20 to 1. Acetates have a different plastic coated than your normal 45, and every company use differs machines to make the acetate, So my findings are never ever try and restore acceletates unless you want to ruin them, PLEASE DON'T WRECK RARE RECORDS. GIVE THEM TO ME NOT THE DUSTBIN. KTF
  8. HI PETE Very nice I paid £15 for Alexander Patton from Mick, & same price for Carl Douglas & £2 for Tammi Lynn plus many more, your finds are brill, I have a nice copy of 2 many people issue if you have a trade or get me a nice price?
  9. HI ALL ... I like to read jokes, however gave up reading the DANDY & BEANO! when I was a kid, I have both issue & demos of the drifter & sad thing, the latter is in my opinion the better of the 2, both records have been in demand since 1969, so giving a price of £80 for sad thing is not a true reflection of price, now I must admit we all have had a lucky find in the past & most cheap rare records come from people who are in the need of a quick sale, Pete Smith talks about finding a copy of FEEL SO BAD for £2 but he would never sell it at that price, my piont is sell me your demos of rare UK...KTF
  10. HI ALL....My first copy come from CONTEMPOS in London in 73, this was the 1st issue stock copy. In 74 it gained plays at WIGAN CASINO, by then the UK stock copy had been deleted, however SELECTERDISC had US copies in stock, EMI had almost given up on the TAMLA MOTOWN output in the UK, most releases were reissues of 6s hits, some with unreleased B sides, however they spotted that "THE NIGHT" was popular, it was given a new release status hence the number change, the record become one of MOTOWNS big sellers of the mid 7s. When EMI got rid of the TAMLA MOTOWN label to RCA the 45 was released with the old black TAMLA MOTOWN label. I would value copies of the NIGHT as :- RCA-TM copy,£15, EMI-MOWEST 3024 2nd issue £1, 3024, 1sided DEMO £25, release date (27-3-75). EMI MOWEST 1st ISSUE #3001 £50+. DEMO? (I do not have a demo of 3001 so no value from me, however I do have a BLANK LABEL copy of 3001 which a £100+ value can easy be achieved as a genuine UK rare soul sound, however be aware that the copy you buy is not a 3024 copy with the labels removed??/..KTF.
  11. HI ALL Really hard to value this rare 45, Mick smith had the Ben E King blank & Lou Johnson Unsatisfied on London Monument DEMO, & the Darrel Banks issue was found, however they are big money records, Charlie Rich has both labels, your record is very rare but at a guess is worth £40 tops to a UK collector, but it is a nice one to have. KTF DAVE K
  12. HI ALL Some great info on the VOWS, My copy cost 50p at the November All-nighter at WIGAN CASINO back then for less than £5 you could buy records that today would cost £££s KTF DAVE K
  13. HI ALL Here I am alive & kicking, thanks for the emails received regarding the record club, it seems that Mike while sorting out all aspects to the SOUL Source site jumped the gun and was eager to put 2017 tag on to the club, hence this thread does not have my name on it, this will all be sorted out by the weekend, I will end ever to contribute more often, however December I was being checked out for bowel cancer, so having a camera up my arse made me depressed, added to the fact that I spent time over Christmas with my daughter in SKIPTON, only to find out that the club had been opened by someone else, an E mail to me would have been good, the new thread will not lose anyone postings, plus I will write to Ken about the matter, KTF DAVE K
  14. Hi Jackie Please be careful, as many people get mugged by te nicest people, get yourself a price guide to get some idea of what you have, make a list of records valued £50+ and scan a few to show people on SOULSOURCE, this is a safe site so any feedback should help, you could always take them to a record fair, However find out what you got, good luck ,
  15. Hi All got a copy of this classic, not the realy rare copy, but a legit copy that come free with a German LP, can anyone vouch for that fact? cheers KTF. https://www.soul-source.co.uk/soulforum/topic/346428-soulsource-record-club-2016-you-better-believe-it/?page=16# Drag files here to attach, or Click here to choose files to upload Accepted file types mp3, mp4, png, jpeg, jpg, gif, pdf, doc, docx, flv, wmv, wma, wav, txt, rtf, ppt, zip · Max total size 46.88MB Insert other media Uploaded Images