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Tobi Lark

Sweep It Out In The Shed C/w Challenge My Love

Dodge the dancefloor-dash as this Detroiter detonates! which ever side you drop the needle on!

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Belaires

I Got That Feelin'

The iconic Motor City’s label least known Northern Soul rarity. Ready to achieve it’s long overlooked potential.

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Carol Friday

Everybody I Know C/w Wasted Days

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Tommy Ridgley

My Love Gets Stronger

Everybody’s favourite and a Stone-Cold classic!

From the vinyl wastelands of New Orleans-

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Cynthia & The Imaginations

Hey Boy (i Love You) C/w Love Is Real

Some of us never learn… do we?

A close friend of mine fell madly in love with a telesales girl’s voice, when he eventually went on a date with her, shockingly to find she only just fitted into the front seat of his Mini and had an epic Tug O’ War tussle to get her out again..

Well as you’d expect, Ive learned nothing from my friends experience because I’m head over heels for this lady’s voice, Cynthia you’ve made my toes curl up!!

So delightfully delicious Detroit, I’m swooning in anticipation as to what the flip may bring.. as I wait for Dale Warren & Ernest Burt’s innovative echo-chamber intro; the Siren that is Cynthia, does not fail us..and clarity returns as her Angelic vocal cuts the air again.

Innovative it may be - but the side that grabs you “deep” is the searing “Hey Boy” I have no hesitation in proclaiming it as one of the finest Detroit Sister tunes ever recorded…but I would say that wouldn’t I …

I’m In Love…with that voice

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The Saints

I'll Let You Slide C/w Love Can Be

This 45 has been the preserve of only the very top DJs for over three decades now. First gracing one of the 80s finest Soul collections as yet another Soul Bowl discovery; But surprisingly came back onto the market when top DJ Grahame Ellis decided to call it a day and part with his incomparable accumulation of rare soul dance 45s.

It was then raised up into cult-status by none other than “Butch”; since those heady days, the DJs who have supported it since, reads like a who’s who of Rare Soul Philosophers. Arthur Fenn, Dave Rippoles, Dave Welding… but to underline it’s serve-rarity, it is a disc that has also eluded the likes of such NS Royalty as Soul Sam etc.

So check out what all the fuss is about this North Carolina “impossible” is all about - and immerse yourself into slick vocal-group rare-soul unusually driven by intricate guitar licks and cymbals - no smash, bang wallop arrangement, no blaring horns battling with the super-smooth vocals for supremacy, just superlative creamy vocals whipping up a silky upper-class rare soul dancer.

So good is the a-side, again the flipside has been overlooked by some collectors..the flip I feel is only an hares-breadth away from being every note as good.

A double-helping of “thinking man’s” Northern Soul at it’s absolute finest… with a second to none pedigree.

TOTAL CLASS AIN’T IT!

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Village Choir

Sweet Hot Lips C/w Along The Beach

Could they have chosen a better label name, as the vehicle for these two sensational sides - both of which are soaked with the what the streets of New York have to offer.

Salacious, sultry, sexy blending of Latin, Soul & Jazz carried by wave after wave of horns, classy guitar picking and a pleading lead vocal reaching out to those pacifying girls in the background…just so decidedly absorbing.. a dancefloor swayer of serious class.

Flip it over for an equally enthralling 3.00 minutes as the “Choir” again deliver a breezy blend of New York’s major dance influences.. This time the lead vocals are shared, when the male lead is joined by a provocative lady with the voice of an Angel; and whilst all this activity is filling the studio the session is thickened even further with a unobtrusive full harmony backing.

This gathering can do no wrong - love all their work, and some of it like this example are “Dog-Rare” 

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Delorise Berry

No Other Girl C/w Crying Won't Help Me Now

Current spin for legendary DJ John Vincent - a man never afraid to drop in a taste of the unheard rarity into a set a bejeweled with NS classics set.

Check this neglected beauty, it is elusive on it’s 1968 Cotillion/Atlantic release which you seldom come across. But the first press from small town Florida is today one of those highly desirable “firsts” that are becoming increasingly challenging to own.

Before you is the 1967 cutely designed Gator Records from the hamlet of Palatka. You can feel the local horns rippling, as they assisted the young voice of Delorise Berry to craft a primitive but so very effective Northern Soul dancer. Saturated in magical naivety Delorise serves up a relentless and potent dancer, little wonder it’s a Mr. Vincent favourite.

But wait until you hear the exceptional flipside that will irresistibly appeal to two Soul collectors styles. An uncredited male vocal group join Delorise to carefully construct a phenomenal harmony ballad, rich male vocals support a determine Sister vocal. The harmony guys will love it, but it carrying enough “pain” for the Deep Soul aficionados to salivate over.

Two superior sides, quirky unforgettable label design displaying why we vinyl-junkies just love those primitive “firsts” 

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Maxine Brown

Oh No Not My Baby

Some songs are just impossible not to adore!

Carole King & Gerry Goffin’s timeless classic ranks within the greatest simplistic compositions. Rod Stewart, Cher, Linda Ronstadt.

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Invitations

Watch Out Little Girl C/w You're Like A Mystery

Current dancefloor destroyer!

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Hard Drivers Featuring Vivian Lee

Since Was A Little Girl

Hard hitting Sister-Funk!

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Ray Scott & The Scottsmen

Right Now C/w Feeling No Pain

An unforgiving 2.40 minutes of foot-top-the-floor high octane Northern Soul!!

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Magnum

Fully Loaded

1974 8 man California Funk gathering create an Album Grail!!

Recorded in California after which Phoenix Records gained a distributed deal with Jamie Records in Philadelphia; allowing house-band Great Expectations & Magnum to release a few singles through Jamie/Guyden’s highly respected Philly / L.A. collaboration label “Phil L.A. Soul” neat play on words.

But this album sold ion trifling quantities and has always been considered one of “Soul’s” hard to acquire platters. Ironic as this highly talented octet convincingly blend Soul/Jazz/Funk with real potency.

Check out a sample of their work on the soundfile, and you’ll be wondering why this team never made it huge - innovative, brave and forceful music with every track impressing.

Vinyl & labels are Mint - cover reveals only light signs of handling..

It’s RARE and it’s a beauty!

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Murray K

Big Holiday Show - 1964 Program

1964 20 page A4 card cover program - front cover has light water damage at the top (see scan)

But the impressive interior is flawless, boasting near 20 black & white artist pics including the AUTOGRAPHS of “LITTLE ANTHONY” and THREE MEMBERS of The MIRACLES see scans provided.

Other than that there are:

Full A4 thick card black and whites of the following: Marvin Gaye, The Miracles (autographed by Pete Moore, Bobby Rogers & Ronnie White), The Supremes, Martha & The Vandellas, Contours, Temptations.

1/4 page Black & Whites of:

The Searchers, Dusty Springfield, Millie Small, The Rolling Stones, Jay and the Americans, The Dovells (Featuring Len Barry), Jon Corey The Del-Satins, The New Beats.

  • Little Anthony & The Imperials - AUTOGRAPHED by Little Anthony

Record Company adverts - full page MOTOWN Album advert. Dusty Springfield 1/2 page ” Wishin’ & Hopin’ ” and so much more..

Like we said the interior is very special indeed! Dare we suggest broken down and framed - perhaps 5 times more.. but we can’t bare to vandalize this rarity.

Fabulous piece of SOUL History

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Ice

Reality C/w Hey, Hey

The vinyl equivalent of “Great Star Of India”? - maybe not - but certainly the jewel of Soul Sam’s sets!

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Admirations

Heaven Is In You Rms C/w My Admiration For You

Do not confuse with the horrid counterfeit - this is the original first press!

Two fabulous examples of Chicago vocal-group recording from the desk of the prolific M-Pac, Onederful label contributors Otis Hayes & Jimmy Jones.

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