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Theo Beckford

Boller Manm C/w Daphine

1963 UK press in fine clean condition

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Rico And His Blue Boys C/w Prince Buster & The Blue Beats

Soul Of Africa C/w Wash Your Troubes Away

RARE 1963 release is super neat condition.

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Soul Bros

James Bond Girl C/w My Heart Cries Out

Astonishing condition for 1966 SKA record and one that is so very sought-after.

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Upsetters

Dry Acid C/w Sellassie

Wow Condition!

Other than a tiny sticker removal blemish by the PH on the release number this 1969 UK in-demand 45 is all but perfect.

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Soul Agents C/w Bob & The Beltones

Get Ready It's Rock Steady C/w Smile Like An Angel

a Jackie Mitto & Coxsone Dodd project

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Joe White & Chuck Barry C/w Tommy Mccook & His Skatalites

Punch You Down C/w Cotton Tree

Two Duke Reid compositions on the highly-collectable Ska Beat label in fine clean condition.

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Pepper & The Shakers

Semi-psychedelic (it Is) C/w I'll Always Love You

Detroit 1967 offered up far more than just Motown - but the soul fans will recognized the talent behind this Psyche-Trip. Motor City Maestro Robert Walker again flexes his musical dexterity with a Feast-of-Fuzz.

Vocally superb - musically outrageous this 45 gives up a wild unbridled performance of Psychedelia on BOTH sides.

as the scan suggests this 45 is immaculate in every way - filed from birth unplayed until we lifted the the impressive sound file.

You will not find a finer copy - click and be ready to be taken on a trip..

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Valerie Mitchell

If I Didn't Love You

We were undecided what section of the auction to list this in - as the OAK label carries colossal street-cred as one of Britain most highly regarded 60s indie labels.

Or list it in the Soul Auction area as the uncredited Valerie Mitchell treats us to typically British Popcorn/Northern Soul.

We decided that the Soul guys peek at this arena, the British Collectors are constant visitors and those of you interested in the ultimate British rarities will definitely see it too.

This Morden, Surrey based recording company are now legendary for their highly valued output and the extreme difficulty collectors have in securing their utterly limited press vinyl, many PROMO ONLY.

So now check out this well-voiced lady as she gives up not one but two strong tracks - with “If I Didn’t Love You” bristling with possible Northern & Popcorn potential.

Beyond-Rare and more…

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Carvettes

A Lovers Prayer C/w Never Gonna Leave Me

Very rare Jackson, MIssissippi vocal group harmony ballad that just sweeps you away. Utterly glorious in it’s smoothness and calibre of vocal.

Both sides conceived by Harold Atkins and differing in pace and delivery. The imposing a-side starts with a shirt rap that repeats again midway through. In between we’re treated to just the tightest expressive harmony you could ever wish to hear.

In true tradition of those East Coast vocal-groups of the 50s this ballad cruises from one highly honed note to another. Lead vocal is flawless the team back up is just as seamless.

Truly Brilliant!!

Flip it over and the pace ratchets up the attitude changes from one of love to despairing rejection. The lead carries a hint of anger and the backing boys are again at her top of their game, then a surprise crazed saxophonist enters the studio for a wild lengthy solo addition adding yet another dimension to this fascinating disc.

Condition other than a couple of insignificant surface blemishes is superb As you can hear BOTH sides play perfectly.

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Johnny Cameron

Fantasy C/w I Double Dare You

Rare Teen idol PROMO complete with the rare picture sleeve, all in fine clean condition.

Right at the height of the Teen Idol pop craze in 1960 20th. Fox launched “Mop Top” Adonis Johnny Cameron with this his debut single for this New Jersey 16 year old, billing him as “The Most Exciting Teen Vocal Of The Year”

The back cover in an insight how Johnny broke into the music business, “After The Alter Boy Caught The Eye Of The Priest” not a statement in 2014 that any of today’s Record Companiers would boast, but in 1960 the story of his raise to fame is of the time.

So much did heb impress British Top Rank also rteleased this as a 45. From Frank Sinata hometown to the shores of Great Britain. But te value in this listing lay mostly in the immaculkate condition of the promo and the seldom seen Picture Sleeve in fine clean condition

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Curley Money

White Lightning C/w Little Things You Do

Strong Rockabilly on a D.I.Y. label from a man who wrote most-all his own material and ran his own record labels.

This artist was prolific performer and song writer astonishing releasing over 40 singles on his own labels. His relentlessness paid off as he was inducted into the “Rockabilly Hall Of Fame”

Robert Earnest Money is before you today with a kicking version of George Jones’s classic Hillbilly Shaker, which is strangely credited on the label as written by “Sheb Wooley” very weird because that is a totally different song this one written by Big Bopper and made famous in 1959 by George Jones.

The intrigue of the small independent label strikers again, Curley Money version of the affects of Moonshine on the brain - is glorious in it’s primitiveness.

The label speaks for itself and the vinyl is pristine!

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Evelyn Doty And The Ribbons

I'd Like To Be (i'd Like To Be) C/w Teach Me How To Dance

Girl Group fans the “Girl Harmony Sound” doesn’t come any sweeter than this Autumn of 1964 Los Angeles beauty.

These gals are The Sequins who only a year later Anthony C. Renfro rocketed to Northern Soul fame with their Renfro label recordings. Arthetta Gibson, Evelyn Doty, Lovie and Vessie Simmons were one of California’s finest girl gatherings and this I believe is their Rarest 45.

Check out this real-obscure 7” on Mary Graham’s label, it shimmers with smooth, precise harmony & soul; backed by lush unobtrusive strings crafting a truly stunning ballad.

F;ip it over you treated to a taste of what was to come as “The Ribbons” show of the passion for a dance tune.

Two fabulous songs illustrating this 4 girl bands extreme talent.

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Argosy

Mr. Boyd C/w Image

Elton John & Supertramp fans her is tghe only 45 issued by the short-lived “Flower Power” band “Argosy”

Argosy were made up of: Roger Hodgson, Reginald Dwight,Caleb Quaye and Nigel Olsso.

This Folk/Rock recording sold virtually nothing upon it’s 1970 release with Roger Hodgson writing both sides of the full orchestral production. You can hear the strong lead vocal and Supertramp’s beginnings, although the presence of Elton John is somewhat swallowed up by the huge “blue Mountain” production.

This USA PROMO copy is in flawless “like new” condition complete with it’s original birth sleeve. Rare and virtually impossible to locate in this condition.

Elton fans - you will not find a finer example.

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Billy Elder

Poor Old Organ Grinder C/w Don't Take The Night Away

Chicago concert pianist Tandyn Almer moved to Los Angeles and immediately got caught up in the California rock revolution, as proven hear with his church organ intro that morphs into a “Strawberry Fields” styled folk/rock trip. His obvious extreme talent took him to work with Frank Zappa, Beach Boys etc. with Northern Soul fans perhaps recognizing his name for writing “Along Comes Mary”.

This very obscure session enjoyed a brief release in 1967 on a coveted label where every release is rare and highly collectable.

So listen to this double helping of Progressive Rock and enjoy this man’s talent, as his classical background brings a level of quality, heard on very few recordings of this genre.

Both sides are wonderful - with no need for it’s obvious rarity being in the discussion.

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Volkswagons

Astronaut C/w Blues For My Baby

We do have quite a large “Novelty” section within this site but have never ever auction a 45 in that genre, until now.

This is not only considered one of the very rarest of all novelty 45s it is also in fantasy-condition! Most-likely this 45 had never left it’s birth-sleeve until it met me. Still retains that sleeve and the labels along with the vinyl is “like new” even though this Californian “crazy” is over 50 years old.

“This Is Dick Clark on the Launching Pad..”

This is an ultimate “Cut-In” record a Unicorn-Rare trophy of it’s style and never if ever comes to market - especially in this mind-boggling condition!

You will never see a finer example!

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