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Gospel Wonders

I Tried The Man C/w Let Your Will Be Done

Well we do try and cover all the bases with this auction, anything rare and interesting will make an appearance.

Before you here is extremely RARE late 50s Gospel from the Bronx! In the standard of condition you only see, when a disc has emerged from a long term collection.

This copy is flawless it’s only signs of age is careful storage, click the soundfile to hear real Gospel from the Churches of New York both coming from the pen of A. Hilliard.

Not only rare but also very moving.

Current bid: £ 5.00

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Nora Dean

Barbwire C/w Calypso Mama

Nora Dean is obviously captivated by her man, as she squeals those immortal lyrics..

“He Got Barbwire In His Underpants..”

We presume she has become ensnared by what’s in his trunks..or maybe it has a totally different meaning..but those unique lyrics certainly creates an impression within this uplifting Bryon Smith session..

Apart from the name on the a-side label - this disc is immaculate throughout.

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Byron Lee And The Ska Kings

Watermelon Man Ska C/w Last Night Ska

Herbie Hancock timeless classic turned on it’s head!

This example is the very rare Brazilian 33 rpm 7” press with clean cut fidelity.

Herbie’s anthem is injected with an infectious SKA rhythm.With The Ska Kings pumping out a cocktail of keyboard, horns & incisive trumpeting, to carry the enthusiastic chants of the team.

A splendid SKA tune - as is the flipside..

A double helping f the good stuff in a very “different” format!

Current bid: £ 16.00

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Smokey Joe

The Signifying Monkey C/w Listen To Me Baby

Nearing the end of 2014, what are the chances of finding a 1956 authentic original SUN press still sitting in it’s birth-sleeve.

The only way to acquire records in this astonishing state is to have access to “Old-Timers” collections, and that is exactly where this Memphis artifact escaped from. A stash of vinyl accumulated over decades by man who has now sadly passed.

Anyhow the double helping of Stan Kesler’s writing skills. The a-side gives up a highly-regarded novelty Rocker and for the 50s purists a flipside knocks the leader into touch with a potent uncompromising slab of mid-50s Rockabilly.

Take listen to the impressive double full soundfile. Spy the near perfect label, the vinyl surface has seen little or no play, just the occasional light sleeve contact blemish.

Rare and in this condition VERY elusive!

Current bid: £ 7.00

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The Hawk

In The Mood C/w I Get The Blues When It Rains

Jerry Lee Lewis goes insane with the keys as he bangs out a wild rockin’ instrumental under the pseudonym “The Hawk”.

Condition, Condition, Condition!!

A Rare PROMO copy for the fastidious about condition

Most likely this this 54 year old Memphis rocker was unplayed before we lifted the double sound file from this disc that still sits inside it’s birth-sleeve. If you like to go the extra mile whilst collecting your vinyl - a promo in “filed” condition with only storage signs of age, this is for you.

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Black Dynamites

Brush Those Tears C/w Lonely Cissy

From the lead vocal of this wild 1960 Black-Rocker you would have no indication that this recording was performed by a 7 man black-band from Holland.

The lead vocal borrows styles from near all the leading 50s Rockabilly artists but still managing to stamp his own unique twist to it. With relentless guitar rhythm and one of the finest saxophone breaks you could ever wish to hear, swiftly followed by a Chuck Berry inspired guitar break.

A recording uttering alive with enthusiasm, which is matched by the flipside, the pace may drop a little but the attitude rises.

Two great sides snugly sitting in it’s company sleeve, two flawless label and vinyl that only reveal the lightest surface blemishes under light. AS you can hear both sides play perfectly.

Current bid: £ 20.00

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Alton Ellis

I Can't Stand It C/w Tonight

Highly sought-after 1968 UK press - of this impressive “Dirty” Reggae groove with an inventive wailing Clarinet that becomes an ear-worm you just can’t shake.

How many times have I played this tune today..? well I think about 6 times..Love it… !

Totally ingenious arrangement underlining the extreme musical talent that Jamaica spawned during the 60s & 70s. Sparse vocal participation allows that Clarinet to come to the fore.. with the incessant rhythm never relenting while Alton Ellis defiant vocal adding muscle.

Special Tune, utterly infectious.

Condition is clean, and as you can hear plays perfectly.

Current bid: £ 15.00

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The Cartoons

Batusi C/w Big Bad Batusi

Oh how we love the weird and wonderful vinyl that comes our way, and they don’t come any more “weird” than this 1966 cult “Batman” related disc.

BATUSI” was a 60s dance inspired by the “Batman” TV series with its moves still popular today.

Instructions are: ” Make an horizontal V-sign with one’s index and middle fingers of both hands, and drawing them across in front of the eyes, away from the center of the face simultaneously, with the eyes roughly between the fingers. This is performed in time with the music, and is improved upon by continuing to dance with the lower half of the body, simultaneously”

Well I’ve seen this cool-move quite often recently and I never knew where it originated until today..

Historical “Batman” related but for you 60s freaks it is an iconic release that transcended from the two Batman episodes it was featured in, to Go-Go dance and far beyond.

RARE! and so very quirky!

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Moonglows

I Knew From The Start C/w Over And Over Again

Staggeringly RARE Gold London Tri center 1956 British press featuring two songs from taken from the iconic Alan Freed movie “Rock, Rock, Rock”. noting only “Over And Over Again” featured on the album soundtrack.

Highly coveted disc so very seldom coming to market. This copy is in fine, fine clean condition with the vinyl only revealing light surface marks in the correct light. Plays perfectly with both labels free of any flaws and the original tri-center still intact.

Prize item ! act accordingly

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Roland Alphonso C/w Lee Perry

James Bond C/w Just Keep It Up

A Giant amongst British 69s SKA 45s and it totally impeccable condition! Two perfect labels and vinyl to match, as two of Jamaica’s Goliaths of the sound come together on one.

The reworking of the James Bond theme into a SKA dance tune is monumental and Roland Alponso grinds out an impressive version.

Flip it over and another Jamaican legend gives up a pleading performance woven into a SKA dance arrangement decorated with squealing girl and a mighty trumpet solo.

Condition is astonishing but even that pales to what the grooves offer up!

A must own!

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Herbie Carter

Happy Time C/w Smashville

In the standard of condition you just don’t see everyday - this 1968 British rarity’s VINYL is totally flawless.

Herbie guided by the fabled Harry Johnson who wrote & produced both sides of these spirited sessions. The upbeat vocal side is packed with all the dance ingredients plus striking vocal harmony assistance in the background.

A double helping of classic style 1968 Jamaica is completed with the flip being an instrumental of no mean quality.

Condition, Condition, Condition. We doubt you’ll ever see a finer example. Impeccable vinyl - initials W B on the label go unnoticed at first glance.

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Slicker

Johnny ( Too ) Bad C/w Too Bad

Totally immaculate 1971 UK press on this attractive “Pama” subsiduary.

The relentless blend of jangling guitar and whirling Hammond keyboard delivers a compelling dance rhythm; whilst a smooth as silk lead vocal lazily releases the lyrics, with an even smoother harmony-vocal backing group enhancing the recording with soaring choruses.

Some tune this is - very classy stuff served up on a near flawless platter!

A must own..

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Tampa Red

Rhythm & Blues Volume 3

RARE 1965 British 4 track EP with cover, showcasing 4 1953 Chicago Blues sessions from this highly regarded Georgia Blues guitarist.

The impressive list of backing artists on these sessions included such Blues luminaries as Willie Lacey, Sonny Boy Williamson, Ransom Knowling, Odie Payne, Walter “Shakey” Horton and Johnnie Jones.

But more importantly according to our brief research the two tracks on side two 1. Evalena 2. Ramblers Blues this EPare the only way to own these mighty-Blues tunes in the 7” form .

Condition is astonishingly clean - two perfect labels - vinyl which is in “file only” condition with the laminated jacket only revealing minor signs of human enthusiasm at the middle the cover side-opening.

Totally superb condition throughout.

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Scene

I've Had Enough C/w Show 'em Now

Massively rare MOD REVIVAL in pristine condition!

Neil Rushton’s West Midlands independent label carved out an enviable reputation during the late 70s & early 80s with his consistently fine choices of Northern Soul to release on his Inferno label. But what passed by almost unnoticed was Neils excursions into other styles of music.

This example is the company’s brief flirt with the late 70s MOD REVIVAL movement. Lack of promotion and distribution witness the birth of one of this genres rarest pieces.

This copy was a blinding UNPLAYED before the soundfile was lifted. Vinyl and labels are perfect, picture sleeves only minuscule flaw is storage rub in just a few tiny areas, otherwise this is a PERFECT COPY.

MOD REVIVAL - rarest of the rare - in dream condition!

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Donz

Yesterday Man C/w War

Extremely rare D.I.Y. 1980 British PUNK!

Another case of a Northern Soul entrepreneur branching out into other fields as Les McCutcheon of “Colin Bee” fame guides a defiant session.

Before the soundfile was lifted on this attitude drenched double-helping of Punk, this 45 was unplayed. Vinyl forensics only reveals 34 years of storage, the briefest signs of contact with its birth-sleeve.

To find rare Punk 45s in this condition in 2014, is frankly.. quite astonishing.

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The Rudees

Give Peace A Chance C/w She

It never ceases to amaze, how Reggae can transform even the most familiar of songs into something memorable.

A gravelly vocal delivers down beat Reggae version of the John Lennon anthem. and what a superb version it is too. On the now legendary Pama label..

Flip it over for a typical instrumental of the time..

This copy is a fine clean example - a few insignificant light surface marks revealed in strong light - plays, as you can hear totally clean.

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