Northern Soul's Classiest Rarities Volume 7 - VA - Kent Records CD
Northern Soul's Classiest Rarities Volume 7
Format: Audio CD
Release Date 26th February 2021
Kents Northern Soul Classiest Rarities series just keeps on and on giving. Now at #7 and there's no let up with this one...
A snippet of the release notes from Ady Croasdell follows below.
This latest episode of the high-quality end of the Northern Soul world is as varied as the scene has become, featuring manic funk, Detroit grooves, doo wop-inspired ballads, neo-Motown and pure soul stompers.
Los Angeles features strongly throughout. As a taster of the pleasures to come over the next couple of years, the opening tracks by ex-Motowners Carolyn Crawford and Kim Weston, along with the Joe Buckner & Major IV number, are from Mickey Stevenson’s late 60s Los Angeles operation; and the Lovers’ acetate-only ‘She’s Supreme’ and John Wesley & the Four Tees’ stomping version of the Williams & Watson LP track ‘Love Is Such A Funny Thing’ were recorded under the aegis of the city’s great arranger Arthur Wright.
Researching the tape vaults during lockdown has proved fruitful. The first version of Claude Huey’s ‘Why Would You Blow It’ by the unknown Isaiah Smith was discovered among the Galaxy tapes, as was the Brothers Of Soul’s ‘I Need Your Love’ – any previously unheard track by this redoubtable outfit is big soul news. I had originally thought that Buck Ram’s group Two Cats & A Mouse would be 50s sounding, like most of his acts, but ‘Love In My Heart’ proved to be a classy cover of the Oracles’ 1967 rarity on....
01 Ready Or Not Here Comes Love - Carolyn Crawford
02 It Takes A Lotta Teardrops - Kim Weston
03 The Intruder - Melvin Hicks & The Versatiles
04 She's Supreme - The Lovers
05 Why Would You Blow It - Isaiah Smith
06 It's Not The End - Rocky Gil & The Bishops
07 It's Midnight - Harvey Scales & The Seven Sounds
08 You Said - Little Nicky Soul
09 You Don't Care - The Esquires
10 I Need Your Love - Brothers Of Soul
11 I Wish I Knew - Joe Buckner & Major IV
12 I'll Fly To Your Open Arms - The Family Brick
13 I Need A True Love - Ray Gant & The Arabian Knights
14 Don't It Make You Feel Funky - Joe Hicks
15 Love Is Such A Funny Thing - John Wesley & The Four Tees
16 Soul Kind Of Love - The Hesitations
17 Crazy Things - Joe Douglas
18 Love In My Heart - Cats 'n' Mouse
19 Farewell Goodbye My Love (Edit) - The Performers
20 Girl, Come On Home - Major Lance
21 I've Got To Come In - Jean Battle
22 So Glad - The Lyrics
23 The Right To Cry - The Perfections
24 Under The Street Lamp - The Exits
Listen to two tracks above
In stock and available for same working day shipping (see shipping information below)
Condition: Brand new shrink wrapped
Shipping options and prices may vary depending on the total value of your order. Your final shipping price will be determined at checkout.
Same Day Shipping. We will try our best to dispatch orders on the same day for all orders placed before 3 pm (UK time) on working days.
Letterbox friendly shipping/postageAll 45s will be sent via brand new 7 inch mailers
A max of 3 x 45s per package
2 x cardboard stiffeners to protect the 45s in each package
Shipping Charges - Are calculated as per the current Royal Mail charges plus £0.30 added to cover the cost of packing materials
Our New Royal Mail First Class Shipping rates for 1 or 2 or 3 items are now £2.15 (£1.85 postage + £0.30 packing)
Shipping refunds – due to the varying weight of 45s, if there are found to be any major (over 10% of the fee) excess shipping charges, these charges will be refunded asp via paypal.
Working days and order cut off times
Working days Cut off time for same day dispatch
Monday - Friday : 15:00hrs
Saturday : 11:00hrs
Sunday : Non working day
All above time zone Europe/LondonNote
Updated 05 March 2021
Options shown are based on your estimated location.
£6.60 - USA & Rest Of World - International Standard (6-7 working days)
Size14.2 cm × 12.5 cm × 3 cm
There are no reviews to display.
Source Store: Latest Releases Browse Store