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Pilt Down Five

'32' Ford / The Tick

RARE small-town Pennsylvania release. Complete with Hot-Car sound effecs, this “Billy”shaker carries an insane guitar display and a braggot lead vocalist, boastful from start to finish with killer guitar breaks giving us brief relief from his puffed-up braggadocio. The “Big-Head” lead vocalist does really well to keep up with the frantic ride he arrangement takes him on. An impressive, totally uncompromising “Roadster” cum “Tittyshaker”.

Flip it over for even more insane plectrum work, as this delinquent guitarist crashes head on with an equally determined saxophonist! The result is a motivational Hip-twister of mega-proportions.

I’m betting “Coatsville, Pennsylvania in the 60’s had a presession of souped-up cars cruising the streets on a weekend.

This wild 45 has fine clean vinyl with only a few mild blemishes on each side, a-side label is mint minus, flipside label has a very mild “silverfish” nibble (see scan) 

Current bid: £ 7.00

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Upsetters

The Vampire / Check Him Out

It is hard enough to locate a PROMO copy of this one of the rarer Upsetter 45s to corner. But to find one in this flawless condition, now that would be challenging.

Listed again, after a non paying winner passed up the chance to own this pristine 45.

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Lloyd Charmers

Reggae A Bye Bye / Dr. Jekell

1970 UK Skinhead Reggae with two totally clean labels, vinyl has some light marks, checkout the double sound file lifted from this seldom seen disc

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Dandy

Reggae In Your Jeggae / Reggae Shuffle

It’s the standout condition that brings the Skinhead anthem to the auction. With only a couple of very brief surface brushes, totally clean A-side label and the flipside label revealing a discreet initial to be the only pimple on an otherwise beautiful sight.

It is reasonable to say these Reggae anthems from those vintage days of “Bovver Boots” “Two Tone Suits” “Ben Sherman’s” and “Braces” holding up your tru’, are invariably found in pre-loved condition. So much so Reggae/SKA collectors have grown to except vinyls with signs of “partying” it is after all part of the 45’s history.

But when “vintage classics” pop up for sale in exceptional condition, those collectors trying to upgrade their Reggae assemblage, are all to willing to stretch a little to add a classic in fine condition to their vinyl-hoard.

Here’s one that we have found elusive in this standard of condition, act accordingly.

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Dragon Milk

Eager Beaver / The Gorgon

N.W.O.B.H.R. UNISSUED (as far as we know) studio acetate!

Ungoogelable - we love that word as everything we tried drew blank..oh how we love that as the music is the grooves is so impressive, it’s hard to imagine this Heavy Rock D.I.Y. session never achieved release, in any form.

Any additional information of who Dragonmilk were would be most welcome, and history on this wicked gathering; as the only clue we have is the “Carrington & Moss” pairing wrote both sides.

Take a listen, N.W.O.B.H.R. don;t get any rarer than this..

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Gene Rondo

Ramblin' Man / Live The Life You Love

One of the most elusive later 70’s Trojan’s, still housed in it’s Birth sleeve.

Winston Lara’s frustratingly elusive 45s for those many who collect this consistent label.

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Stranger Cole & The Seraphines

We Shall Overcome / Do You Really Love Me

Stranger’s vocal leads a wave of group harmony backing all peppered by a barrage of brass, and finely tuned Trumpet blast. All fusing into a feel-good soup of togetherness.

Impressive SKA with Soulful moments from both the multitude of vocal and the horns as the session draws from 60’s Soul for a Blue Beat/Soul hybrid. The backing is harmonies are as fluid as any USA 60’s session especially the delicious “falsetto” calls. Then the brass break towards the end underlines the influences driving this session.

But having said all that, this is recording essentially ends up being superb Jamaican conceived music, with the “soul” aspect no more than extra adornment.

Flip it over and all the same ingredients are there, but at a much slower, strollin’ pace.

Two cool tunes on one annoyingly elusive, but highly prized Doctor Bird

Fine clean, play perfect vinyls, two clean labels, original push-out center has be removed. Ideal for easy DJing.

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