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Supremes

Love Is Here And Now You're Gone / There's No Stopping Us Now

A stunning Green & White in exactly the same condition as the day it was mailed out by EMI promotion staff all those decades ago

this DEMO 45 is MINT!

Like so many, many of Motown 60s recordings, this Supreme classic gives up a Northern Soul flipside, that eclipses the A-side by quite some distance. “There’s No Stopping Now” for many of us was a Youth Club classic dance floor favorite, especially with the ladies.

A seamless display of distilled girl-group Motown, giving up a tangible uplifting atmosphere with it’s positive-love-affair lyrics..not a hint of “my man done me wrong” with this song… A Fantastic feel-good tune..

The big white “A” side, was of course a huge hit Motown and we all know how elusive those British TMG hits are as those irresistible DEMO’s…

…did we mention this one is MINT !

Current bid: £ 40.00

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Kenny Smith

Lord, What's Happening To Your People

A MINT STOCK COPY… a Northern Soul record with a story to tell.

You have to hand it to Colin Curtis & Ian Levine constantly pushing the Northern Soul envelope. Breaking more “Outside The Box” NS dancers than any DJ’s before or since. As this Gospel flavoured groove could hardly be further away from the Northern Soul norm. It did however captivate the dancer minds and within a few months became one of the guaranteed floor-packers of the mid-70’s Club scene.

But before you today is a 45 that nobody at one stage thought existed. The brightly coloured stock copy had never been encountered before a vinyl-hound from York found 3 copies in his hometown (if memory serves me correctly) The Pedley / Rhodes Posse had struck gold.. nobody believed 3 copies could turn up 1000’s of miles from Cincinnati, Ohio on Dick Turpin’s manor but they did.

These were the very first sightings of this eye-candy stocker that the Brits had ever seen..

Today this vision is just as highly coveted - RARE in the extreme, beyond beautiful and this copy is MINT

As the Judge said to Dick Turpin at York Assizes “Resistance of course .. is useless”

Current bid: £ 267.00

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Reggie Soul

My World Of Ecstasy

Neat clean copy

Current bid: £ 166.00

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June Alexander

The Girl That Radiates That Charm

Neat clean copy

Current bid: £ 29.00

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Steve Karmen Feat: Jimmy Radcliffe

Breakaway

Perhaps Northern Soul’s most atmosphericly soul-stirring instrumental to ever hit the burgeoning scene of the early 70’s. This pre-Wigan Casino, drop ignited near dance floor hysteria, among those weekly “Mecca” pilgrims who travelled the length and breath of Britain, just to hear and dance to, the seemingly bottomless pit of stand-out new Northern Soul discoveries; that Ian Levine and Colin Curtis presented on an unrivalled weekly basis

When first dropped on those hallowed turntables in the Highland Room it was a “secret sound” covered up as what must be the most fitting title of all cover-ups, as it mirrored Steve Karmen’s inspiring but haunting creation so aptly.

THE BLACK SHIP TO HELL!

Still as motivational today, to our adult ears, as it was 43 years ago,to us “eager to learn” teenagers.

But surely not as “motivational” as that utterly eye-popping label vista of the near impossible acquire STOCK copy. Which in my experience sits in a ratio of 100s and 100s to “one” rarer than the still very precious white-PROMO.

This is a listing for those of you determined to own the legendary Northern Soul Anthems in their rarest, least-seen, most-challenging formats.

A Beautiful in the extreme, a timeless NS thoroughbred…

Neat clean copy

Current bid: £ 111.00

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Soul Brothers

You Don't Want To Know / I Can't Believe It

What a cool find, a hidden gem, on a flipside of one seriously elusive 45!

We are presuming these two recordings are by a British based Jamaican gathering, we are also thinking very few of our auction members will have encountered this fabulous Brit-Soul creation before… It is ridiculously rare.

So take a listen to euphoric England1966 style, and an impressive vocal-group mid tempo, steeped in a cocktail of Caribbean and British influences inspired by the slick harmonies of The Impressions and The Temptations that were so dominant at the time.

As so often happened the record company headed up this release with what they considered the most commercial side, needless to say, with no finger on the “Soul-Pulse” they got it completely wrong, hiding the superior 60s dance production away on the “B”.

For the umpteen “Red and White” stalkers, this 45 will be widening their eyes, but be aware those Old-School Northern Soul British-vinyl-45 collectors, hit a “Brick Wall” as they completed the more accessible discs years ago, leaving only upgrading and the insanely obscure English 7”s their only fuel to feed the addiction.

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Herbie Goins

Coming Home To You

Herbie Goins with his Night-Timers, was a man who cut the benchmark for British produced Soul music for those fledgling All Night Clubs dominated by Soul Music.

EMI led with the quirky A-side which try to ride on the coattails of Georgie Fame. A novelty that missed the “Soul” criteria completely, so far off the mark it highlighted how out of touch these Record Executives were when it came to what was really happening in the life of young Britain’s, who were about to vote Otis Redding as best male vocalist of 1967.

Maybe Herbie himself had some say in the production of the flipside “Coming Home To You” capturing the influences of Stax / Atlantic with a Memphisesque production featuring imposing horns and his sandpapered vocal chords.

This is a 45, again rescued from certain death by those vinyl-ferrets demanding more from their vinyl, spinning every B-side in te hope of undercovering a “Lost Soul Gem”

Well they certainly did that this time, a record now considered perfect “MOD” dancer..and a highly sought after UK rarity with all the right credentials.

Red & White DEMO is flawless condition, unmissable!!

Current bid: £ 111.00

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Patti Austin

Didn't Say A Word

After a lifetime of listening to Yvonne Baker’s timeless NS classic, this early 70’s reworking by the late, great Billy Jackson is not only a breath of Northern Soul fresh air it is also starting to received strong turntable time with the Rare-Soul Jocks.

Billy The Kid could hardly have chosen a more fitting artist to deliver this exceptional song, a now seasoned Patti Austin grabs hold to bring the song into the 70s.

We are predicting much bigger things for the disc, as the phones ring to see if we have a copy.. so many times that auction seemed to be the only route, for this near perfect copy..

Also noting “Didn’t Say A Word” is only available as the rarely encountered STOCK copy, and we al know how frustrating that scenario is.

The time to add this to your collection or DJ set is now… before you know what happens..

Current bid: £ 189.00

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Sarah Mccall

Your Bucket's Got A Hole In It / Leave That Boy Alone

Like uba-RARE Northern Soul..?

If so, take a long look and a good long listen to this Chicago Sisters Northern Soul dancer from the desk Maurice Dollison.

Dead-right fir today’s NS penchant for defiant Sister who tell their man where to go.. solid 60s NS dancer with a pinch of Funky attitude, guaranteeing dancefloor acceptance…

On first hearing this 45, I couldn’t believe it had not in the past, risen up to Northern Soul fame. It has everything required including serious rarity. But it seems serious rarity is the only thing holding this back from being know. Apparently the few copies known were quickly snapped up by another country’s thirst for the superior Deep Soul ballad that sits on the flipside.

This is a debutant to the raresoulman auctions.. and only it’s outrageous scarcity has been the cause of that. Time for a NS DJ to capture it, a good blasting on the Northern Soul scene is decades overdue or will it be a another case of it jetting off to the Far-East..?

So RARE it hurts..

Current bid: £ 61.00

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Hitsville Motown Personal Greetings Card

For Clive Stone In Detroit 1964

The greeting card that met Clive Stone as he checked into his Hotel prior to his Motown Christmas Party reception. Complete with a MINT UNPLAYED totally perfect inside birth-sleeve. Hitsville press of the Greetings to The British Motown Appreciation Society.

How professional is that of Berry Gordy’s team, precisely handwritten note left in Clive stone’s room upon arrival at the Lexington Hotel, 2970 West Grand Boulevard, Detroit.

Holding the tiny handwritten card, the fragile envelope, it does create a vivid vision of Clive Stones epic trip to Motown flying the British Flag for the then growing enthusiasm in England for the Motown Sound.

Motown memorabilia cannot get any more poignant than this package..

Current bid: £ 21.00

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Chip Tyler

Because I Love You

When actually was the last time we had a copy of this Northern Soul Ghost..?

We would love to tell you, but neither our sales database going back 17 years or my mind going back even further has any record of it..

If accumulating Northern Soul classics is your lifetime’s work, then do not pass this rare window of opportunity by. Because there is no guarantee we’ll find another, or more importantly not a copy in this exceptional condition.

Two flawless labels and perfect vinyl with the merest of paper contact blemishes on the flipside, A-side is MINT!

A record treated with the utmost suspicion when it appeared in the UK via a notorious Los Angeles Bootlegger. On a styrene green label press, as everyone thought who would dare in the 60s to actually try and attempt to sing Jerry William’s unparalleled performance, In fact it was a few years before I encountered a “Real One” and I think this example is only my second copy since the late 7os..

Insanely RARE and a darn killer version too..

This is Northern Soul collecting at it’s most dangerous…

Current bid: £ 289.00

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Rotations

A Changed Man

Neat clean copy

Current bid: £ 1.00

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Patty & The Emblems

I'm Gonna Love You A Long, Long Time

Neat clean copy

Current bid: £ 1.00

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