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Tommy Mc Cook And The Supersonics / Uniques

Jerk Time / Journey

A very wanted double helping of the good stuff from 1966. Top side is top-drawer SKA..flip it over for a vocal-group SOUL experience that instantly capture your attention.

The bad news is the A-side label has received the 60’s “secret sound” treatment to prevent your audience knowing the title of the song you’re playing by label defacing just enough to deter “Turntable Spires” but leaving enough for the owner to remember what it is..

The good news is, this 45 doesn’t seem to have had much turntable action on either side. Vinyl inspection on both sides only reveals some very mild sleeve contact brushes, as you can hear both tunes play beautifully.

Click the soundfile to unleash a Boss Slab Of SKA then wait a moment for a delicious vocal group Soul dancer enriched by a cocktail of horns..

Current bid: £ 38.00

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Human Beans

Morning Dew (take Me For A Walk) / It's A Wonder

Very Rare 1967 pre-Love Sculpture, Dave Edmunds session, giving up moody haunting Psyche enriched with some exceptional guitar work, building up the atmosphere until the vocals soar on a raft of rattling drums, tricky plectrum skills for the sulking lead vocal to wail out Bonnie Dobson’s lyrics.

Perhaps more famously recorded by Grateful Dead in 1967, to be covered again in 1972 by Nazareth. It’s a killer song, and the Human Beans do a great job adding edge and attitude to the “Folk” lyrics.

Flip is over and Dave Edmunds goes to Memphis to cover an obscure Sam & Dave track off their 1966 “Hold On I’m Coming” album. The “It’s a Wonder” makeover gives the MOD collector / DJ something to consider as the Human Beans display their versatility with some Brit-Soul with a level of “edge”

Two great sides. Vinyl and label has some mild signs wear not affecting the eye or the ear. A-side vinyl reveals two minor surface marks, neither of which transfer to the stylus. Listen to the two clean sound-files and consider the glaring MOD DJ possibilities.

Current bid: £ 65.00

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First Gear

A Certain Girl / Leave My Kitten Alone

Right from their debut 45 British group “First Gear” were right at the forefront of the UK MODS movement. Covering two R&B recording injecting some Brit-Attitude into Ernie K-Doe & Little Willie John’s originals, replicating exactly what the embryonic MOD scene was warming to.

Deeply sought after and wanted not only by British “Soul/Mod/Freakbeat” collectors but also by Led Zeppelin disciples who have long noted, that producer Shel Talmy called upon the uncredited services of Jimmy Page to “beef-up” the guitar presence on the “Leave My Kitten Alone” on which Jimmy projects one of the most impressive “solo” guitar breaks of that time.

This rare 45 is by no means Mint, although both labels are unblemished, both play surfaces have mild crackle on the intro, whilst the music on the A-side comes through loud, clean & clear with no audible intrusions.

Flipside plays maybe a grade less, but the attitude and that mercurial guitar playing just swallows up any possible flaw, with that whirlwind guitar solo just knock and minor blemishes completely out the park…

If you’ve ever wondered why producers would invite Jimmy Page to step into thier studio to ply his craft..listen to “Leave My Kitten Alone”…a more explosive plectrum discharge I’ve never heard come from that early 60’s era…

completely jaw-dropping!

Current bid: £ 80.00

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John Mayall's Bluesbreakers With Paul Buttefield

John Mayall's Bluesbreakers

Condition, Condition, Condition.

1967 First Press in truly spectacular condition.

After spending some time trying to find a minuscule blemish or two because my first glance it looked the an impossible Mint grade. But I did locate a couple of very brief sleeve contact hairlines on the flipside surface, the labels have no obvious spindle contact brushes, or any other distraction.

For 50 years of age ,I think it’s gonna be the best first press I’ll maybe encounter.

Laminated flipback cover front is just perfection, no even the merest hint of a crease or laminate vein, like “new”. Back cover has escaped any writing, stains or tears. Very mild ageing of the white card, otherwise flawfree.

Serious EP collectors are constantly on the quest of perfection, as those covers are “Pop-Art” at it’s most captivating.

Any other grade this EP would not go to auction, it is purely a listing for those on the search for a collection of perfection. This is as near as we are gonna get on this memorable 4 tracker.

Current bid: £ 33.00

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Peanut Butter Conspiracy

Turn On A Friend (to The Good Life / Captain Sandwich

A rare 1967 Gary Usher project presented here as a flawless 1967 UK press still in birth-sleeve. . Lifted from the highly sought after, vehicle of the California Sound “The Great Conspiracy” album. Gary Usher reveals his mastery of guiding the Folk Psyche sound of the time. On this session he seamlessly mixes sweet harmonies, with a driving arrangement, punctuated with highly skilled unbridled guitar breaks..to deliver stand-out California Pro-Rock

As an 1967 British press this is a very elusive disc, it’s rarity only surpassed by the Rare-Condition it has remained in. 

Current bid: £ 34.00

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Black Sabbath

Paranoid

Condition! Condition! Condition!

Vertigo ”large swirl” label - first press, Matt finish gatefold sleeve Note: without credits ”Management - Jim Simpson, Big Bear, Birmingham”

The flip-side vinyl has the first press indicator with NO break in between the tracks “Hand of Doom” and “Rat Salad”. Making the flipside vinyl to the eye, appear to be a 3 track recording, when it is in fact it is the 4 tracks as indicated by the cover.

VINYL is immaculate intensive scrutiny reveals not a sign of even the merest blemish. Played but with loving care and to the eye both sides are perfection.

Both labels are also MINT housed in the original poly-lined Vertigo inner-sleeve. the tiniest mild sleeve brush blemish. A strong undeniably Mint -

The cover inspection reveals cherished filing, light rub to the very bottom seam, top seam just a hint of filing. Inside the matt-finish gatefold is flawless. Front cover, inspect scan that will confirm the front has only minuscule signs of filing.

For this iconic album to be in this astonishing condition, is quite bemusing as it is an iconic “head-banger” example of the beginnings of heavy-rock. An album to “party” with, not to file and covert, you’d think.

To find finer condition vinyl on this title is, frankly just vinyl dreaming..

Current bid: £ 33.00

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Roy Shirley With Lynn Taitt & His Band

Hold Them

Doctor Bird # 1068 gives us the perfect insight into not only Roy Shirley’s writing prowess, but also Lynn Taitt’s simplistic genius for delivering a relentlessly dance rhythm without it ever becoming repetitive, by injecting quirky, inventive notes from mostly unidentifiable instruments, that keeps the arrangement so very alive! As the ease of Roy Shirley’s gooey vocal style creeps under your skin.. LOVE IT!

Flip it over and the gathering repeats the act of captivating sensual, moody, even haunting cocktail of SKA cradled by a seamless vocal group answering chorus.

Two impressive tunes, playing out on visually marred vinyl surfaces, with multiple minuscule hairlines, which DO NOT AFFECT Play. As you can hear from the soundfile lifted directly off this elusive disc, the 45 plays beautifully clean with a play grade of at least excellent!

Current bid: £ 6.00

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Eric "humpty Dumpty" Morris & Drumbago All Stars

My Forty Five / I've Tried Everybody

Dreamy excursion in a cocktail of Jazz & Ska, unfolding into a wonderfully mesmerizing, totally uplifting 2 minutes and more.

With a masterclass flowering as a dueling Clarinet and a low blow sax battle for your attention… which musician will pull you into it’s web? Both are exquisite performances..

.. as is the vocal which patiently waits for the exact right time to come back woo you.. then at the end, the saxophonist makes his point.. oh delicious stuff!

Flip it over and the vocal again wins you over, this time it is a relentless keyboard that will not led go of the lead..

Two sides similar in make, but both with the power induce “dance”

Condition is virtually flawless, a couple of extremely mild surface blemishes on the A-side give the grading Ex + plays Mint. The flipside vinyl vista is an eye-popping Mint -

Current bid: £ 6.00

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John Holt

Sea Cruise / Niney's Hop

a flawless 1970 UK press, that appears to have spent a lifetime filed..on the shelf

Current bid: £ 6.00

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Beach Boys

Dance, Dance, Dance / The Warmth Of The Sun

RARE 1965 Red & White Promo copy in fine clean condition.

Current bid: £ 27.00

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Baba Brooks / Dotty & Bonnie

Guns Fever / Don't Do It

1965 UK press..

Real Deal SKA!!! both sides!!!

Current bid: £ 6.00

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Georgie Fame

Rhythm & Blues

The champion of the British love affair with Soul/R&B during the early 60s. Delivers not one but 4 carefully chosen R&B killers for this, highly desirable EP.

Check out the impressive sound-file. Whilst listening please be aware that this not silly-Rare EP is on this auction for one very good reason..

THE CONDITION IS ABSOLUTELY EXCEPTIONAL!!

It is the finest example of this EP we have witnessed in memory. If you are OCD about your collectable vinyls. We can assure you you will never be seeking an upgrade if you can acquire this utterly immaculate listing.

condition, condition, condition!! it is what makes the difference!

Current bid: £ 44.00

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Miki Dallon

Do You Call That Love / Apple Pie

Miki Dallon captures the very essence of the “Swinging Sixties” with a bordering on delinquent delivery of two Lionel Segal offerings..

This was a year prior to Lionel Segal’s launch of the highly collectable and beautifully presented “Strike” label ran out of a bedsit in London. It’s integrity for avoiding the commercial temptations of “Brit-Pop” Segal consistently manage to deliver hard hitting “MOD” pleasing dance orientated music saturated in attitude and defiance.

Miki Dallon would follow Segal to “Strike” where he made some wonderful recordings in the company of Neil Christian, Jacki Bond, Roy Harper, Jimmy Powell.

Before you today is the VERY RARE first single for Miki Dallon which Lionel Segal manage to persuade RCA to release. A February 1965 release that from the first note invades your space with defiance and angst. The perfect MOD hipshaker featuring some insane drumming and guitar breaks that literally vibrate the brain.

Damn BRILLIANT completely “Out-Of-Left-field”. Completely Provocative, invasive, intrusive and effective. This flipside is no friendlier.

This is British mid-60s Freakbeat at it’s BEST!! Two great sides on one near perfect PROMO!

Current bid: £ 38.00

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Michael Dyke

Rainbow / Version

Stone-Mint! 1975 UK press

Current bid: £ 5.00

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Human Beinz

Turn On Your Love Light / It's Fun To Be Clean

A Killer Psyche / Garage take on the Bobby Bland Northern Soul classic.

This is the extremely Rare 1968 British PROMO copy

Current bid: £ 65.00

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Amos Milburn

Put Something In My Hand / Flying Home

I’m stock between reviewing the sheer gorgeousness of the label inside the “impossible” Aladdin sleeve or the killer 50’s Blues seeping from the grooves.

Amos Milburn and His Chickenshackers with 1952 mood-changing Blues backed up with a R&B Rocker.

Check out the soundfile which wafts you back to an era of simplistic but ultimate purity of Black Music.

This is a thing of beauty not only on the4 eye, but also your mind.

Current bid: £ 6.00

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