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Troy Keyes - You Told Your Story / No Sad Songs - Abc Promo

Condition: Excellent Plus / Wol

Lead singer of the High Keys dives right into George Kerr’s horn filled production. A huge production arranged by Richard Tee, a prolific collaboration that once again crafts a mighty, mighty fine piece of Northern Soul - on BOTH sides!


Near perfect vinyl - A-Side label has writing on it. (see scan)

Todays Better Than 1/2 price

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Butch Baker - Working At The Go Go - St.lawrence

Condition: Very Good Plus

MINT condition ORIGINAL 1st press with the Nth Western Ave., Chicago address. Is on the website NOW

This top-drawer timeless classic from the halcyon days of Northern Soul, when the Blackpool Mecca, The Torch and The Catacombs floors would shake to this relentless stomper.

This one has a few light surface blemishes today it is way better Than 1/2 price

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Clarence Murray - Don't Talk Like That - Sss International

Condition: Very Good Plus

Stomping relentless Northern Soul from te Heyday of The “Golden Torch”

Oh how this 45 stomps! A definitive Northern Soul mover, that after it’s huge dancefloor reaction at the Torch & Blackpool Mecca etc in the late 60s & early 70s became relegated to the back of oldies DJs boxes and consequently forgotten..reactivation is long overdue!

This copy as some surface marks tat at the beginning click but plays without sticks or skips..

Today we are almost giving it away!

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Jimmy Holiday - Baby Boys In Love - Minit

Condition: Very Good Plus

Jimmy Holiday finest Minit label offering of Northern Soul and seldom seen for sale. Jimmy Holiday is joined by label teammate Jimmy Lewis, the pair serve up highly charged Northern Soul.

A constantly twanging guitar drives the rhythmfor Jimmy’s distinctive vocal to growl out the persuasive lyrics buried with the horn saturated arrangement. HARD TO FIND and so very convincing.

This copy has a scratch across the vinyl, occasional light click..

Todays this rarity is way better than 1/2 price

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Inspirations - Touch Me, Kiss Me, Hold Me - Black Pearl

Condition: Very Good Plus / H2o

curved BLACK PEARL label. New Jersey production that got offered & accepted as JOBETTE MUSIC - Motown but never used. Killer Motownesque Northern Soul that has stood the test of time after 4 decades of Northern Soul exposure it still sounds fresh.

BOTH SIDES!! give NS up in fine style.

This copy has light water stained label (see scan) vinyl has a few mild surface blemishes - plays clean - take a listen to the double-delight thatcoul be yours for Better Than 1/2 price

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Emotions - Somebody New - Deep Soul

Condition: Very Good +

Dave Godin’s short-lived now iconic off-shoot of “Soul City” records. Here’s is a certified rarity which a huge reputation among the serious British Soul 45 collectors.

I recently dropped this beauty into a Sunday chill out set and had heads over the decks as soon as these ladies squealed the first words.


A few surface blemishes but as you can hear it plays PERFECT!

Today it is better than 1/2 price - SO RARE!!!

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Ethics - Standing In The Darkness - Vent

Condition: Very Good + / Swl

Perfect Philadephia Northern Soul propelled by a huge bank of Norman Harris conducted strings with Thom Bell throwing in his skills; little wonder this session is a killer! But why has this awesome tune sat in the shadows of other inferior NS dancers!

this copy has light writing on label (see scan), some mild surface blemish on te vinyl but plays superb..

Today this real-deal slab of Northern Soul is Better Than 1/2 price

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Bessie Banks - Go Now - Soul City

Condition: Very Good Plus

Before the Moody Blues UK hit, of course. Here’s the original much more powerful version. That emerge as THE classic last record for all the “Hip” London Soul club of the 60s.

Superiour and timeless!

This copy has some very mild blemishes as you can hear BESSIE belts it out clean, clear & true.

Today it is way better Than 1/2 Price

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Linda Jones - I Just Can't Live My Life - Warner Bros

Condition: Very Good Plus

In short one of the greatest Sou 45s ever to grace a Northern Soul turntable. This is so much more than DIVA SOUL this is NORTHERN SOUL at is subliminal best!

This elusive UK press, has some mild surface blemishes but plays clean (listen) on the very edge on the RUN-IN ONLY there is a tiny minuscule hairline crack..

Ideal cheap DJ purchase with the USA orinal @ £300 and even this UK press changing hands at £100+

Today this 1975 UK press is way better than 1/2 price

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Dee Dee Sharp - What Kind Of Lady - Gamble

Condition: Excellent

One of the greatest female soul recording ever made and a timeless Northern Soul classic.

This copy has some mild surface marks - plays clean (listen) today a top-drawer classic at better than 1/2 Price

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