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David Bowie

The Man Who Sold The World

The legendary Bowie trophy “The Man Who Sold The World” with the withdrawn “dress” cover, complete with flawless Poster, lyric inner sleeve cut and pasted to protective poly-lined inner.

There are not too many, vinyl-investments that will carry, the promise of healthy yields in the future, than this “Bowie” completeness from 1971.

More scans of request as the listing only allows for four so feel free to to request any angle or view you yes to see. We shall be changing the scans from time to time of the coimng days as we have taken six photos in all.

THE DRESS COVER Texture finish back & front, free of writing, stains, stickers scars or tears. There is mild storage “rub” to all three seams but no splits or cut throughs. Corner tips have very mild “bumps” but as you can see from the scan, nothing to be concerned about. The cover has not been, enhanced, touched up, or doctored in any way. Authentically 45 years old revealing genuine cherished handling.

THE VINYL. A-side vinyl reveals no blemishes and is a clean, played Mint minus. B-Side vinyl close scrutiny reveals a couple of very mild surface brush blemishes, like the A-side it plays perfectly.

POSTER is flawless, the unavoidable folding creases are not stressed or thinning. Coul hardly be finer.

LABELS Both labels are perfect.

LYRIC INNER as you can see the “David Bowie” titled side is free of any stains, writing or any other flaw, and is pasted to a protective poly-lined inner that has presumably been the cover for the album from birth. Flip side lyric sheet, has been cut to reveal the label through the poly inner. Scan available on request all return to view as we change the scans over the coming weeks..

This is a fine enshrined example of what is one of “Bowie” most-wanted. Which we doubt we’ll ever encounter again, act accordingly - invest is truly Rare and desperately sought after vinyl.

 

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Owen Gray

Don't Sign The Papers / Packing Up Lonelyness

A fabulous Reggae take on the Jimmy Delphs Northern Soul song from Detroit.

Current bid: £ 33.00

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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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Marvels

Sonia / Together

Perhaps the finest copy of Planet Earth. FLAWLESS in every way!

1963 British Blue Beat delivers a killer fusion of SKA & Doo-Wop!

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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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Brown Brothers

Let The Good Times Roll / You're Right, I'm Left

The late 50’s deal secure the Aladdin / Catalog for British Decca opened the way for the British Rock & Roll / Doo-Wop enthusiast to acquire authentic California Rocker from the streets of Los Angeles; and Oh Boy did they release some killer on their newly launched Vogue label.

Here today is one of this elusive label’s most-treasured releases, still hugging it’s original birth-sleeve. Neat original state vinyls reveal some mild surface blemishes, as you will hear plays clean and true Excellent with now marks reacting with the stylus, Tr-center is firmly in place and both labels are flawless. NIce example

So now listen to why the Brown Brothers discs is so highly prize, as apart from it’s serious rarity. It gives up “feelgood” Teen-Rocker typically’ late 50s dance tune, featuring a fabulous lengthy guitar solo as the pairing reworks the Shirley Goodman’s & Leonard Lee’s Aladdin classic from two years earlier.

Flip it over for more of the same cheery upbeat Teen Rocker again littered with attention seeking guitar..

Two strong side, one very rare disc!

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C-jam Blues

Candy / Stay At Home Girl

Here’s rare 45 that would be just at home, in the Soul Auction arena. As this British R&B orientated team cover the Steve Cropper & Isaac Hayes Stax creation made classic on the All-night Soul Club circuit by Stax’s under-recorded group The Astors.

I think it is fair to presume this obscure Brit-band, did themselves have some involvement with the early 60’s MOD scene, not only for the choice of title; but also the name they christened themselves, indicates an earlier association with the all-night “MOD” scene during the transition from “Modern Jazz” to R&B, as of course “C-Jam Blues” is a Jazz classic originally created by “Duke Ellington” but recorded by most every major jazz artist through the following 6 decades.

From the flipside, this obviously young white band, deliver a damn fine interpretation of The Astors original Tight harmonies woven into a worthy horn-filled Northern Soul dance arrangement.

So whether it be, you seek Rare British 60s Group 45’s, or you can’t resist a fine condition Red & White DEMO. Or indeed you collected UK vinyl associated with Northern Soul, which essentially this 1966 rarity is pure MOD motivated Northern Soul..

Do not pass by, this disc rarely surfaces in any format, but as a red & white Demo it is seriously elusive!

Current bid: £ 57.00

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The Pack

The Colour Of Our Love / The Tears Come Rollin'

a perfect copy of this highly sought after Flint, Michigan “Garage” appearing on this highly-regarded Detroit Soul label.

Pre-Terry Knight and The Pack as writer Richard Terry Knapp took the reigns tweaking his name slightly to Knight. Later of course headed up the formation of Grand Funk Railway.

The guitar driven, drum rattling Garage stomper is rich in the influences of what was to evolve. Frantic Psyche with tight harmonies and searing guitar work throughout. Produced by Motor City legend, John Rhys who late guided some top-drawer Northern Soul on the neighboring “Impact” label.

The flipside is a attitude drench slower paced recording, but still full of the angry young man vocal presence.

The most important thing about this listing, is Wingate 007 is seldom if ever, encountered in perfect condition. Spy those rich-red labels, both are as the day it was made. The vinyls perhaps unplayed until it was entered on these pages..

We will never see a better copy, and all fine copies are now imprisoned in the world’s most complete “Garage” and “Detroit label” aficionados hoards.

Two hugely potent tracks, in perfect condition, on one of Detroit’s most wanted labels..

What’s not to love?

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Kathy Hart And City On Wheels

Syncopated Love / Desire

Detroit, Michigan collectors will note this label usually gives up street-level Motor City Soul. This disc perhaps the rarest 45 on this neighborhood label, is screaming Michigan Sister Psyche.

The Kathy Hart spills it all out, in wildly screaming declarations peppering a insane guitar dominated arrangement.

This lady kicks ass, with her ear-piercing demolition of the lyrics, a local Rock-Chick with as vocal capable of riding super-heavy plectrum work, and come out on top. A lengthy instrumental break, an uncompromising display of guitar craft, give pause before Kathy Hart’s voice explodes back one more time.

Flip it over to a refreshing change of direction, as she serves up a delicious Folky/Psych, mid-tempo with more controlled lyrics, that create a haunting 3 minutes of quality, as Kathy’s vocal flexes it’s muscle..

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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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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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Mike Westbrook Concert Band

Marching Song Vol. 2

As an Highly regarded former member of Ronnie Scott’s house band, Mike Westbrook had built the reputation within the British Jazz scene that enable him to release fully four innovative albums through British Decca on the Deram label.

The listing being his 3rd of the four, a nest perfect condition. Other than radio-station filing notes on the label and discreet replication on the back cover, this 1969 UK STEREO press is flawless.

Unblemished vinyl, with the laminated “Pop-Art” front cover in flaw-free condition.

This “cult” LP so seldom comes to market, a ground-breaking album and a precious example of creative Brit-Jazz. As Mike Westbrook collaboration with John Surman, Harry Miller, Mike Osbourne took Big Band Jazz in new territory.

Not an album to pass by..

Current bid: £ 49.00

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Kinks

Kinksize

A fabulous example of this iconic band’s1964 British 4 track EP.

The Kinks 2nd 1964 EP release featuring:

  1. You Really Got Me

  2. It’s All Right

  3. All Day And All Of The Night

  4. I Gotta Move

Pleasing aspect of this elusive offering is the clean back and front of the laminated cover, two flawless labels. Vinyl reveals some mild surface marks but as you can appreciate from the soundfile provide, it plays beautifully.

In 2015 this was a BMG’s UK pick for Record Shop Day release, before you today is the original from 51 years earlier.

Current bid: £ 79.00

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Lulu

Lulu - 1964 4 Track Uk Ep

1964 4 Track UK EP.

Again we could have easily presented this rare 4 track EP with laminated cover, as Scotland R&B lassie belts out Soulful recordings ranging from frantic or mid-tempo Motown, powerful Big City “Brill Building” mid-tempo or uplifting girl-group sound.

Lulu was comfortable with any Soul/R&B offering put her way, this EP displays her as the highly-accomplished 18 year old youngster, serving up USA R&B tunes as if she was the original singer.

Side A. Marie Lawrie cover two Motown classics, seamless and brilliantly. Side B. she tackles David Gates’s Beat Ballad, originally recorded by Merry Clayton, nailing it so consummately. The last track she is joined by an uncredited girl group, serving up an uplifting shrill version, for girl-group-sound perfection.

Lulu’s hugely following and the flawless condition of this EP brings it to the Rock., Pop & Ska arena, but after listening to all four tracks, I think it maybe should’ve been of the rare “Soul” pages.. as Marie Lawrie is just drenched in it.

Current bid: £ 38.00

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Eric Morris & Busters Group

Over The Hills / Lazy Woman

Eye-popping conditionon this 1962 Blue Beat, near Mint vinyls and perfect labels, 4 prong center firming in place.

Blue Beat’s do not come to market in flawless condition very often.

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Bill Haley And His Comets

Live It Up

Gold text, tri-center 4 track 1956 EP of Mr. Haley’s harder to acquire EP variant.

Laminated, flipback cover, orange cover with the cream background to the Red Billy Haley front credit, variation is near Mint, both GOLD lettering labels are flawless with the tri-center firmly in place

Features: 1. Live It Up 2. Real rock Drive 3. Ten Little Indians 4. Chattanooga Choo Choo

Both vinyl reveal mild surface marks but as you can hear, it plays clean & true.

60 years old and still looking beautiful..

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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.

Current bid: £ 23.00

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John Lennon

Stand By Me /move Over Ms. L

A flawless 1975 seldom-seen PROMO copy..

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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: £ 19.00

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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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