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Isley Brothers

This Old Heart Of Mine (is Weak For You) / There's No Love Left

No you are not seeing things.. and you can be forgiven for wondering why this TMG 555 DEMO is Green & White and not the coveted eye-popping Red & White..

This is the late 60s PROMO for a relaunching of this timeless classic that EMI kept available to order right up until 1973 on TMG555 there are fully THREE different styled separate Promo mailouts for this song. In 1975 EMI abandoned the TMG 555 number and repromoted “This Old Heart Of Mine” on TMG 937.

This is a listing for the British Tamla Motown compleatist and is the 2nd. TMG 555 DEMO variation. DOG-RARE!!!

Seriously rarely seen for sale and we are betting not many of the TMG scholars actually can boast of owning a copy. Especially with two unblemished labels.. vinyl has a few mild surface marks.

Point of interest for the British devotee to be aware of, is that EMI treated their other best selling Soul 45 in the same manner pressing fully THREE different promo variations on Stateside SS536 Darrell Banks - Open The Door To Your Heart - available to order on it’s original 1966 release number, right up until 1973.

Underlining the .huge demand nationwide for dance Soul 45s, that was gracing the Club turntables of the 60’s.

Insanely elusive, and utterly essential, if you have the need to 100% complete that TMG run!

Current bid: £ 34.00

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Bid on This Old Heart Of Mine (is Weak For You) / There's No Love Left

Stewart Ames

Angelina, Oh Angelina / King For A Day

Does it matter which side you drop the arm on?

Of course it doesn’t BOTH sides give utterly delicious high quality, totally infectious Detroit NortherN Soul… as the magician that is Richard Popcorn Wylie weaves his magic..

Current bid: £ 512.00

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Rubaiyats

Omar Khayyam / Tomorrow

one for the obsessive about condition -

UNPLAYED MINT !!

before that impressive, currently popular soundfile was lifted; no sign whatsoever of a spindle ever entering that centerpiece.

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Bid on Omar Khayyam / Tomorrow

Louis Jordan

65 Bars

A recording that gradually draws you deep into despair, at first, I thought the opening line of..

“65 Bars All Around Me” sounded just like my type of street; hoping for some good restaurants too, maybe. But that vision of a good night out, was soon swept away of a wave of hopelessness & regret. As those “65 Bars” turn out to be 65 prison bars and a solid door of steel.

Mr. Jordan’s tormented vocal is the perfect storyteller for the gloom that is about to unfold..

A Mood-changing, sulking R&B dancer enriched with a male vocal group from the cell next door; pumping out the insistent chorus, laying layer after layer of despair on the prisoners, desperate situation..

Northern Soul R&B as it’s very best, so utterly convincing, his pain is palpable, as the regret gnaws away. With the only thing to occupy his mind is counting, those 65 incarcerating bars..

Perhaps this highly-regarded label’s, very rarest 45, and this PROMO copy has unblemished, play perfect condition..can I actually hear those tearsdrops splash onto the concrete floor….

I’m now in need an antidote, from this mood-shifting, dogged R&B experience dripping with rareness..

“A Pint Of Guinness and a Pork Pie with mustard please…”… I need a little cheering up after that….

Current bid: £ 23.00

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Bid on 65 Bars

Motown Christmas Party 1964 Memorabilia

2 Magazine, Party Progame, Kim Weston Autograph Etc.

November 1964, the British pioneering Soul Boy with the handlebar mustache; took a BOAC flight # 500 to Detroit. Sitting in “Economy” seat # 23B. The flamboyant Clive Stone was about to take the Motown Christmas Party by a storm. Making such a “British Gentleman” impression as he danced with “The Girls” Supremes etc. He even persuaded Kim Weston to write her telephone number onto the reverse of that nights invitation.

Before you are the artifacts of a uniquely historical event inspired by the enthusiasm of the British MOTOWN APPRECIATION Society.

  1. Christmas Party 1964 program/invite with Kim Weston’s autograph & telephone # on the back. Inside are the signatures of “The Supremes” Florence Ballard, with the sweet message “I Hope You Enjoyed Yourself”

You bet your life he did!!

  1. November JET magazine which cover the Clive Stone visit with photographs

  2. BOAC post card with Clive Stone’s contact and address in Detriot upon arrival “Mildred Anthony” 326 The Grove Detroit + his primitive original boarding pass.

  3. Two serious hard to find editions of Hitsville USA “British MOTOWN APPRECIATION Society’s” new booklet Full of pictures and ungoogleable information.

Does MOTOWN MEMORABILIA come any rare or indeed captivating than this window into a Soul Boys passion that took him all the way to the MOTOWN and the stars!

Totally UNIQUE ONE=OFF event and the artifacts that document it. Nowhere on the worldwide web is their a comparable bundle of Soulfully historical event.

Current bid: £ 7.00

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Bid on 2 Magazine, Party Progame, Kim Weston Autograph Etc.

Blues & Soul

No. 7 April 1968

April 1968 Blues & Soul was of the finest reads of the late 60s, as John Abbey’s team covered some of the last century’s great Soul artist’s.

The issue # 7 in the highly coveted beginnings of the series, covering pictures and articles on the current Soul recording making an impact on the UK record buyers.

Brenton Wood - Pic and Bio

Mervin Gaye - Pic and Bio

James Carr - Pic and Bio

Van Dykes - Pic and Bio

Arthur Conley - Pic and On UK Tour news

Spotlight on Carla Thomas with stunning pose picture

The Dave Godin column (2 pages) plus the then current Soul Charts, 45 & LP reviews and new release…

One of the very finest & rarest editions of this iconic Magazine

Current bid: £ 5.00

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Bid on No. 7 April 1968

Dee Dee Sharp

What Kind Of Lady

one for the obsessive about condition -

the chances of finding this timeless NS anthem in UNPLAYED MINT condition, are NIL!!

before that impressive, currently popular soundfile was lifted; no sign whatsoever of a spindle ever entering that centerpiece.

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Brooks Bros.

Lookin' For A Woman

Top Drawer Detroiot - Nerthern Soul Trophy

Current bid: £ 49.00

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Matta Baby

Do The Pearl, Girl Part 2

a Cleethoropes Pier MONASTER - so rarely ever seen as the ORIGINAL press!!

Current bid: £ 14.00

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Bid on Do The Pearl, Girl Part 2

Unknown Big Mama!

Hey Baby

Want an exclusive? to elevate your DJ set - here’s rattling good dancer from an unknown artist.

Could be any of those Big Mama’s who took no prisoners once they had a microphone in their hands.. Big Maybelle, Big Mama Thornton? Or just a local lass with huge presence and attitude..

At this moment in time I have no idea who this R&B Dominatrix actually is? All I’m aware of, is she scares me, snarling and growling and in need of love! Personally I’m not sure I’m up for the challenge… imagine if you don’t come up to her expectations.. fall shirt of her needs..

She’s in my head, hands on hips, shaking her tush, curling her top lip and proclaiming.. “get this boy outta here.. bring me a real man!!!”

Well that’s what a great tune does to you, paints of picture, sparks an image of what the singer was like.. I’m seeing Big Gal dominance; whipping up a frenzy at will.. I’m also seeing a NS DJ wowing his punters when this exclusive is dropped…

if I’m wrong.. tie me up and stick an orange in my mouth..

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Bid on Hey Baby

Four Tops

Ask The Lonely /where Did You Go

RARE combination of an iconic Motown 45, as a PROMO complete with Picture Cover

Current bid: £ 1.00

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Bid on Ask The Lonely /where Did You Go

Justine

Right Now / The Place Where Sorrow Hides

Not only are you viewing of of British Northern Soul collecting’s “impossibles” it’s totally flawless house in the UK Pye’s subsidiary sleeve the owner actually purchased it in, in 1969.

Unquestionably one of THE rarest most challenging British 45’s to acquire!

Current bid: £ 1.00

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Bid on Right Now / The Place Where Sorrow Hides

Prez Kenneth

Devil Dealing Part 1 & 2

RAREST OF THE RARE!

Northern Soul R&B

Current bid: £ 1.00

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Bid on Devil Dealing Part 1 & 2

Brothers

Brothers Groove / Funky Paella

A double helping of highly sought after FUNK!

Current bid: £ 1.00

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Bid on Brothers Groove / Funky Paella

Marva Whitney

It's Your Thing

A spectacularly RARE 1969 British press is pristine condition..

The Queen of Kansas Soul N’ Funk blasts it to England? Well not quite because upon release this standout album sold little or nothing; as Polydor released her finest work, without so much as a single from her huge repertoire being offered to the British Soul fans.

It is no exaggeration to say, that in 1969 this Majesty Of Funk was an unknown artist on these shores. It is surprising how the UK Polydor executives overlooked this towering performer, when they released most everything of James Brown that was put before them.

That listen to the comparable Marva Whitney in same wonderment, I did when this insanely elusive album LP landed back on my lap, as the previous winner back in May 2015 failed tio honor his bid.

This is the ONLY COPY we have had through our hands this century and condition is FLAWLESS!

Current bid: £ 1.00

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