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Wailers

Do It Right / And I Love Her

Check out the astonishing condition of this 1966 British Rarity, almost like it was made over 50 years back.

Current bid: £ 130.00

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Zombies

Begin Here

Let’s get serious!

The condition of this 1965 album is utterly breathtaking. We are tempted to grade M/M/M even though both vinyl are mirror-like perfection, we feel it has most likely been very cautiously played at some time during it’s 52 year life.

Vinyl has no marks whatsoever, maybe a lengthy forensic inspection could shine a light on a sleeve contact blemish if have a microscope and patience.

Two red curved logo labels are flawless, no stains, writing, tears or stickers. A few very mild spindles trails come into view if you angle the album in the light.

The front and back cover (see scans) are as good as, we or you are ever likely to encounter. No crease, bends, writing, stains, tears or ripples..

This album has been treasured beyond believe, although played I must say by very meticulous hands..

As rare as it gets - in as good as it gets condition!!

Act accordingly - a unique window to acquire near perfection.

Current bid: £ 308.00

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Laurel Aitken

Hailes Selaise / Blues Dance

A perfect copy of this 1969 Skinhead Reggae from one of the sounds standard-bearers

Current bid: £ 26.00

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Soulmates

Them A Laugh And Ki Ki / The Hippys Are Here

A fine clean copy of a seldom encountered 1969 Skinhead Reggae double offering of classic style dance from the historical urban culture era

Both sides delivering on-the-money dance tunes from the desk of Joe Gibbs.

The top side, squeezes up with vocally tight harmonies riding a non-stop Hammond dominated jerk rhythm. The chants of “Boss Boss” peppering the complicated lyrics as falsetto seamlessly bounces off tenor “Ki Ki” “Boss Boss” a tune you can’ help but repeatedly drop on the turntable..

The instrumental flipside is every note as impressive, with the Hammond joined by horns, the skilfully blown trumpet catches the ear, then a clarinet solo elevates the session yet another notch..not to be out done, a soothing trumpet solo steals the show..

Two strong sides, showcasing Jamaican “jamming” at it’s most profound..

Looks EX+ there are a few occasional muffled, low ticks check out the soundfile lifted directly off this rare 45.

We just know you’re gonna be “hooked”… 

Current bid: £ 25.00

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Soul Stirrers

Featuring Sam Cooke

For lovers of Soul History, sleeve art and all things RARE!

RARE indeed, we’ve have been trawling for Soul vinyl for a lifetime this is the very first time we have encountered this 1964 release hoping to cash-in on the death of Sam Cooke.

London collectors will be pleased to hear this copy is pristine, Soul & Cooke collectors will be delighted just to see it..a thorough search of the WWW will reveals it to be insanely rare.

Super-Rare, sporting an fabulous front cover noting a very young Johnny Taylor smiling on the front row..

The album covers The Soul Stirrers “Gospel/R&B” sessions from the 50’s on the Specialty label. It failed miserably at the Record Stores who didn’t even order it in.. Gospel in Britain in the 60’s was not considered a good store investment.

So yet again a Record companies eagerness to jump on the bandwagon of misfortune gives birth to another fable rarity..

You, nor I will ever see the likes of this album or it’s spectacular condition ever again..

Current bid: £ 49.00

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Bulldog Breed

Portcullis Gate / Halo In My Hair

Very seldom seen September 1969 British DEMO! With glorious Mint minus vinyl, A & B sides. Radio Station I.D. stamped and received date on labels (see scans)

The Bulldog Breed in part an amalgamation of 60’s bands The Gun & The Flies. This is short-lived gathering’s only 45 on the Deram label, but they also released an album considered today considered something of Prog Grail. But noting, neither side of this elusive 45 appears on the 1969 album release. Making the 7” the only way to own these two impressively freaky tracks.

Robin Hunt’s influence on the session, from being a member of that highly regarded Freak-beat group The Flies on Decca, is evident throughout both songs. Inventive sound effects, heavy bass from Bernie Jinks, wild guitar breaks, fabled lyrics set into maelstrom of psychedelia, crafts a special double sider, shimmering in uniqueness.

The flipside is equally impressive, again dominated by weighty guitar and weird vocal distortions, strong lyrics, inspired instrumental breaks with this side giving up a particular insane guitar solo towards the end

Both sides benefit from accomplished band member writing; The trio of Bernie Jinks, Robin Hunt & Rod Harrison were just as ingenious, as their now infamous American producer Johnny Dee who 6 years later reportedly after a serious “knifing offence”, broke out of a USA prison a fled to France…going into hiding…

Similar to the 45 that has been in hiding without any apparent turntable activity.. the vinyl is as good as it gets.

Current bid: £ 157.00

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Glenmore Brown & Hope Town Lewis

Girl Your Cold / Soul Man

1968 Reggae that rarely surfaces for sale..

Listen careful to this recording, there is a scratch across the A-side vinyl which is otherwise a strong Ex. This scratch with delivers a muffled tick, listen to the whole recording. The B-side in contrast is unblemished and plays clean.

Potent Jamaican take on Sam & Dave’s Stax anthem.

With this 45 giving up two fabulous songs and being in such high demand, the bidder must decide whether the clicks on the a-side are intrusive and also consider when or where will they ever encounter another copy, in better condition.

Both labels as you can see are clean except a biro squiggle on the the A-label (see scan)

Current bid: £ 37.00

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Rolling Stones

Stoned / I Wanna Be Your Man

In 1963 you couldn’t use that word on a recording!! Here is the Rolling Stones withdrawn release, with the flipside title credited as “STONED”. Decca halted the release replacing it with the acceptable new title “STONES” .

This 54 year old’s listing is all about the condition!

Hardly a spindle trail to be seen, not a blemish on the vinyl, as good as it can possible get condition, unless you have a time-machine in the garage. Then you’ve gotta be in the Record Store the first week of this iconic 45’s release..

We will never see a finer example of this cheekily titled flipside that just had to altered.

Current bid: £ 16.00

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Lawrence Stone

Too Much Lovin' / New Love

Rare 1952 Blues bopper in spectacular condition.

Current bid: £ 35.00

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Muddy Waters

The Best Of:

Beyond Rare!

His 50’s Chess assembled on one 12 track 1958 British album . includes: I Just Wanna Make Love To Love, Honey Bee, Hoochie Coochie, Long Distance Call, Rollin’ Stone Blues, Standing Around crying.. etc

Vinyl is flawless, labels are perfect, housed in original poly-lined inner sleeve. Truly unblemished innards.

Laminate, scallop flipback seamed cover, reveals light wear to the bottom & top edges (see scan) tiny flake middle edge of spine (see scan)

An album that rarely if ever, comes to market; an album that influenced aspiring rock wannabees, the future of British R&B scene. Georgie Fame, The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Graham Bond etc etc. were all devotees to the Muddy Waters snarl..

You will not find finer vinyl, or indeed crisper labels. cover has wear to the extremities, but totally free of stains, writing, tears or stickers..

An imperative for all vinyl collections, Blues, R&B, Soul, Rock and Beatles fans this is a must-own

Current bid: £ 52.00

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Dynamites C/w Clancy Eccles

John Public / Fire Corner

Super clean 1969 Skinhead Reggae

Current bid: £ 17.00

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Midnight Mail Featuring Jim Webb

I Can't Get It / I Can't Quit It

The undocumented beginnings of one of the world’s most successful songwriters, a 20 year old Jim Webb a very long way from home and only two years into his new adventure in California. Took this inventive conception to down West Pico Boulevard, to Madelon Baker’s predominately Soul label.

Whether it actually got past the PROMO stage and achieved a release is not clear. What is clear is this was Jim Webb’s project and a foothold in the business.

Famously Jim Webb’s father as he returned home to Oklahoma said “Jim this song writing thing is going to break your heart” and gave him $40 to keep him going.

Was that where all the angst in this song came from? As Jim went on to write some of the most beautiful lyrics ever committed to paper..

“Do What You Gotta Do” became his signature song and most likely the mantra he followed..

This debut foray into Garage Punk that failed at the first hurdle is a wondrous window into the genesis of a genius..

Mint minus still in it;s birth sleeve..

Current bid: £ 6.00

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Deviants

You've Got To Hold On / Let's Loot The Supermarket

An insane 1968 UK Punk/Rock screamer on a private indie label which was the project and springboard for the sometimes controversial, but always much- admired journalist & writer Mick Farren.

A groundbreaking activist of British youth disillusionment of the late 60’s early 70s. Which he carried through to the late 1970’s PUNK movement. His vocal invariably spitting out the lyrics in a most defiant manner, as a background of brutal guitars batter your ears. This was the beginnings of UK PUNK which Mick was right at the forefront in 1977 to 80.

A writer for New Musical Express this man achieved so much in his life, it is essential to recognize his huge contribution to Punk and the currently understated legacy he left us with.

This 45 is a shade off Mint minus two unblemished labels, vinyl that only reveals the lightest, tiniest hairlines under close inspection…

USA Garage collectors this 45 should stir you desires.. tough to find. 

Current bid: £ 19.00

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Colleen Kaye & The Secrets

Joey's Diamond Ring / The One I Love

Rare 1963 New York City Girl-Group sound in flawless condition

Current bid: £ 6.00

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Beatles

A Hard Day's Night / Things We Said Today

Rare original 1964 Italian press complete with the seldom seen Picture Cover is fine flaw-free condition; Both labels are totally clean a spelled PARLOPHON with the E omitted.

Vinyls are close to Mint minus, just the faintest fine hairlines revealed under strong light. plays flawless

A the desirable 2-way combination, all aspects in flaw-free condition, a elusive completeness, that’s very challenging to acquire at this level of condition.

Picture cover of course is invariably damaged or missing, this ones a beauty!

Current bid: £ 7.00

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John Gary

Tell My Love / Let Them Talk

Not only one of the very hard number in this series to acquire, this 1959 copy is in “blinding” condition still sitting in it’s birth-sleeve.

1959 UK press still in birth sleeve.

Such a collectable series, a major outlet for USA produced late 50’s and early 60’s vinyl. The forerunner to the highly revered Stateside label. This release is one of the frustrating ones to find, and this copy was unplayed before the soundfile was lifted.

a pristine copy to fill that gap in your run of Top Rank’s

Current bid: £ 5.00

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