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Bill Brandon

The Streets Got My Lady / Tag Tag

When Moses Dillard does a session he does a proper no 1/2 measure job. BOTH sides of this genuine original press give up

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Lonnie Lester

You Can't Go / You Choose

The power of Northern Soul R&B saw us list this set-sale last month and it stay on the website for less than a day… those proper guaranteed spins that trigger dancefloor congestion, just fly off the shelves.

So when we got lucky this week and acquired a totally pristine copy we figure the auction may give the many of you who desperately want a chance of ownership..

No embellishments on the sheer devastating power Lonnie emits during Duane Johnson productions that insists you take to the dancefloor, we have all witness the wildebeest stampede whenever that long held Hammond note drones.. you don’t even have to wait for Lonnie despairing pleas.. but when that insane Sax break kicks it…you are reminded just how very special this urgently beseeching dancer really is…

One “angry tune” you can’t grow tired of hearing - so get yourself a MINT minus, pristine copy to cherish!

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Sherrell Bros

The Price

Well this tune did snooze for a few decades in the obscurity of the world’s most-comprehensive Soul Collections,didn’t it. Limited to a few early doors spins; The Topic of intelligent bar stool conversations, forums or a quick play to the wife to vindicate why she hasn’t once been taken to a restaurant in the last 20 years.

It’s because you’ve invested all your spare money in rare Soul tunes with huge potential for the bigger-ticket. Well if you already own this disc, its time your lady experienced a KFC Bucket at a local beauty spot.. because like so many stand-out 45s before it, the Northern Soul scene, not before time, has give turntable-time to this superior recording.. and the hunt is on.

A NS rising star that needs catching ASAP

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Pointer Sisters

Send Him Back

Genuine VINYL press PROMO copy

VINYL - Flawless LABELS - Perfect SLEEVE - Perfect

I’m sure that is all the information required for this current Leviathan of the TOP 500 Northern Soul choices..

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Paul Smith

I'll Run / Ain't That Something

Two top-drawer Chicago Soul tunes, that have captured the imagination of all the varying Rare Soul scene worldwide. This listing is of course the 100% authentic original press.. beware of the New York repro press that can catch the unwary collector napping..repressed to meet the demand of “Island” scene.

We lead with the “Island Scene” preferred side, as it exhibits Beat Ballad Heaven at it’s most convincing. Silky smooth, seamless stroller of the very highest order, you can understand why the demand from “Island” stronghold in New York triggered a “repro” press.

Flip it over and you’re treated to concrete Northern Soul in the classic style, of Chicago as Johnny Haygood’s label again gives the collector a remarkable release to hunt…

Having said “Ain’t That Something” is purely-perfect Northern Soul; today in 2015 on the back of selected Sunday Pub Soul sessions, Facebook’s Beat Ballad Heaven, You Tube exposure “I’ll Run” we think has leapfrogged the stomper with carefully crafted “Soul-Bliss”, a true mid-tempo delight that is gracing the turntables where the “New Appreciation of NS” is taking place…

Carib Soul is one such place championing this style..

A two for the price of one - genuine 100% original first press

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Deloris Ealy & The Kenyattas

Traveler In Space

Funk Fan here a 45 you never see on the market - from a California Sister who really knows how to deliver a Funk tune. Backed by her faithful “Kenyattas”

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Hesitations

Hesitations 4 Track French Ep

PIED PIPER!!

Yes, I know; I sound like a Parrot, I sound like a Parrot, I sound like a Parrot, I sound like a Parrot, I sound like a Parrot, I sound like a Parrot, ..

PIED PIPER are without question the most talent studio gathering to ever create of Soul Recording - but you knew th\at already.

Thought we would remind you of the unsurpassed 60s Soul Sound they crafted by listing this extremely desirable 1967 French 4 track EP from the Detroit Office of “Pied Piper”

All four tracks are killers, as is the imaginative laminated Picture Cover depicting thumbnail “facials” of this highly regarded five man Soul Gang..

VINYL - Flawless LABELS - Perfect FRONT COVER - Mint - BACK COVER - tape residue over one 1/3rd left hand side (See Scan)

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Mixed Feelings

Sha-la-la / Love Will Find A Way

When it comes to the rare, best-loved 70s dance 45’s. This infectious rarity takes some beating… TOP TUNE for Top Jocks for many years now with no sign of it losing any flavour..

Instantly appealing vocal-group

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Nolan Porter

If I Could Only Be Sure

Collecting British release Northern Soul DEMO copies is one of the most challenging but at the same time satisfying branch of the Rare Soul vinyl collecting phenomena.

I adore those Red & Whites or the Green & White and even more attracted to the startling MGM Pink & Silvers; things of beauty from which the truly dedicated suffer, from vinyl-visions pulse-racing effects.

So, unfortunately the 70s Rare-Soul UK Demo’s rarely trigger the same “Goospimple” fall out.. but their are a few exceptions to the rule and this listing is one of them. Not only because it is arguably the best-loved of all Northern Soul 70s recordings, filling the floors for well over two decades now and still no signs of weariness from overplay! But because I’ve so seldom encountered a promo copy - I’m finding that colour-scheme of Pink/Black/Plum a thing of real-artistry.

Rare, totally alluring and of course a perennial dancefloor-stampede-starter… what’s not to love?

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Herman Lewis

Who's Kissing You Tonite? / Right Direction

At the sight of the label I must admit going all weak and floppy…

as the needle hit - then the hairs on my neck bristled and the shivers cascaded down my spine. ONLY Northern Soul at it most inspiring can have that effect….

Listen and have your day turned around..

Detroit at it’s most moving!! 

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Melvin Carter

Midnight Brew

The Johnny Jackson Experience - Shing A Ling At The Go-Go!

A Northern Soul instrumental of mythical status, discovered by a legendary DJ and christened in a manner, so not only the music but also the name would stay with you all the way home, helping you forget the discomfort in the back of that rickety transit van.

Ian Levine did make the journey from the sticks of Leicestershire to the bright lights of Blackpool seafront, so much more tolerable…as we packed ourselves like Sardines as hire vehicle huffed and puffed its way up the M6…But you knew you’d hear records you thought never existed.. that was the guarantee every Saturday night at the Blackpool Mecca 1973.

On our previous excursion it was Dave Love’s - Colalined Baby - that captured my mind or maybe it was Linda Jones - Just Can’t Live My Life.. But this week it was the Johnny Jackson Experience (I went school with a Johnny Jackson, was my first thought) but he couldn’t even read..so certainly would not be able to blow off a Saxophone like a backfiring Elephant, that was fa’sure.

At the time “INSTRUMENTAL” was King and this instrumental ruled the Mecca for quiet some time; with not only it’s potent presence, it was the colourful title that remained with you, evoking visions of “Go-Go” Clubs in the USA with tasseled-Titty’s revolving violently to the down n’ dirty saxophonist going way over-the-top..

Memories, just great memories, of how naive we all were. But we’d willingly travel 300 miles just so we didn’t have to suffer locally the sounds of Little Jimmy Osmond, Gary Glitter, The Sweet, Tony Orlando & Dawn, David Cassidy…etc.

Even if Ian Levine was called Ivan Ingolfsson and DJ’d in the Fisherman’s Hut in Reykjavik, we would have been there… especially if he played his new discoveries every week and gave them names that sparked our minds…

BTW this is the “Levine” cover-up by Johnny Jackson Experience that dragged us back up the motorway week after week…

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Billy Sha-rae

I'm Gone / Let's Do It Over

Fill the floor without emptying your pockets!

Whether it be delivered by the rasping charge of Eddie Parker or the equally scything vocal chords of Billy Sha-Rae; This Jack Ashford and Lorraine Chandler’s Detroit-masterpiece serves you with the very crest of the Northern Soul Sound.

You are listening to the most defiant, dismissive, outrageously forsaking lyrics ever sung by a Soul artist; the choice of vocalist by Jack & Lorraine could hardly have been more appropriate… an angry, snarling, vicious delivery from the gut.

Whilst Eddie Parker’s version is considered the pinnacle of Northern Soul collecting, this version can only be considered an atom behind the “Awake” recording, as Jack Ashford bolsters the arrangement with a relentless “Funky” guitar rhythm to compliment Billy husky-hurt.

I love it, I play and it always fills the floor every time….it is a recording that is impossible to ignore.. and this is of coarse the original gloss finish brown label first press in sensational condition.

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Patty & The Emblems

Mixed-up, Shook-up, Girl

PERFECTION!!

So perfect is this 1964 British DEMO we have lifted all the sound from the USA Herald 45 so not to spoil what seems to be a “virgin” spindle hole. vinyl inspection only reveal the merest of sleeve contact, storage blemishes; both labels are perfect. Still in birth-sleeve. and if you check carefully the gossamer vinyl residue from the “hole punching” is still intact after over 50 years..

OCD British 45 fanatics, it does not get better than “Unplayed Demo”

So check out the soundfile of a young Leon Huff composition that encapsulates everything great about the 60s Philadelphia girl-group sound..

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Performers

I Can't Stop You / L. A. Stomp

Revival tune for the legendary Wigan Casino Jock John Vincent who is blazing as trail at the moment reviving the 45s that unfairly didn’t get the turntable-time warranted to the quality of the tune.

So whilst still playing seriously imaginative sets of rarities John does enjoy dropping one of those forgotten 45s that instantly demand your attention..

This double-dose of Los Angeles Northern Soul is one of Mirwood’s lesser exposed NS offerings. So when John and I were discussing it’s merits (agreeing 100%) with each other…I happened to mention how weird it was that you only ever see the “Black” Mirwood label variation and how the BLUE press that fits perfectly into the Mirwood colour-scheme just never turns up…

It doesn’t does it? - well rarely it does - so whilst taking an eye-full at tghe rarely seen “Blue” 1st. Press listen to the fabulous Northern Soul sparking from your speakers, as the eminent gathering of Sir Hank Graham, James Carmichael, Sonny Knight, James Scarborough & Robert McGlothin get to work.

Remembering the chance to match up your “Mirwood’s” into a line of “Blue Beauties” does not come along too often - besides that obvious statement listen to those two thumpin’ sides of Northern Soul and be grateful DJ’s like John Vincent are busy on archeological vinyl-digs..

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Marion James

That's My Man

Snarling-Sister Nashville R&B Northern Soul at its scariest..!

The first note THUMPS and from there, on-in, it just gets more & more dacncefloor-persuasive, as this colossal Robert Holmes production takes everything to the limit and back again; Witness Marion James staking her claim to her man…. as the other girls are left in no doubt who that guy belongs to.

Northern Soul R&B could hardly be more potent, as squealing girls rubber-stamp Ms. James’s decree of ownership…She does say her man “Comes Home Late..” well, all I can say is “He’s A Brave Boy” facing this gal in the kitchen, would be some chilling prospect..

Undeniably R&B dance at it’s most compelling.. get on the dancefloor, or this demanding lady will be after you…

Condition of this seldom-seen rising star is just flawless..

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Belita Woods

Magic Corner

Detroit Doyens this will be of interest to you - one of the Motor City most electrifying ladies with a studio cut 7” acetate of one of her best Northern Soul offerings..

Check out the clarity and razor-sharpness in this ladies cutting vocal. A vocal that won her the lead vocalist position in that fiery band “Brainstorm”. Fully appreciated only by those lucky enough to witness her live on stage, a vocal that is right up alongside any Sister voice you care to mention..

So very sad how such obviously superior singers never achieved worldwide recognition for talents. Belita Woods takes some beating, but no album to her credit and only infrequently solo recordings released.. Belita has got to be one of Soul Music’s lost opportunities..

“Magic Corner” is the perfect material to showcase her ease at delivering distilled passion on ever note..

This acetate is probably unique, gives up the purity of the direct cut from one Songbird I personally can’t get enough of.

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Yvonne Baker

You Didn't Say A Word

East Coast vinyl press PROMO copy of a timeless Wigan Casino anthem!

Two unusually clean labels, birth-sleeve.. a few light surface blemishes but nothing to offend the eye or show on the needle.. 

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Grand Prixs

Roar Of The Crowd / Lost Love

Billy Revis teams up with William Powell, Harry Caldwell & James Carmichael to craft two killer California vocal-group Northern Soul dancers.

With a gathering of that quality you’d expect something outstanding from the streets or Norwalk.. and that’s what you get.

I’ve always loved the 60s vocal-group Northern Soul more than any other facet. So many different groups, so many levels of competence, so many varying styles.. but Northern Soul is at it’s very best when group harmony vocals are woven into a dance-beat.

Top side has been a well established rare-want for several decades now, with never enough copies to go round, it is another strong dancer that has suffered a little from it’s own rarity. But today we need to look at the totally overlooked masterpiece of street-corner NS harmony, that lay hidden on the B-side..

LOST LOVE” well where have you been all my life.. everything I lust about a record, you have it.. Pedigree, obscurity, nativity, capability and most of all desire.. “Lost Love” has been “lost” to Northern Soul for far too long; why I’ve never taken notice of this potential big-ticketer before, is bemusing..

Take time, to absorb not one but TWO solid Northern Soul vocal-group winners, absolutely sodden in promise.. 

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The winning bid was £ 362.00

Megatons

Shimmy Shimmy Walk Part 1 & 2

From Memphis to Soho

In 1962 the prolific Memphis based Billy Lee Riley crafted this rattling Hammond driven R&B instrumental that 2 years later was picked up by relentless pursuant of USA recordings, London based Island Records.

Chris Blackwell & Guy Stevens had dedicated themselves to hunting down worthy USA R&B and Jamaican Ska to release. This obscure Memphis born instrumental, being a perfect candidate for the MOD clubs of the day.

The Willie Cobbs 1960 Chicago R&B anthem “You Don’t Love Me” inspired this Billy Lee Riley’s instrumental creation, that did well enough locally to earn itself a 1962 “Checker” release.

But before you today is The Megatons classic in its ultimate clothes, 1964 British SUE still inside an original company sleeve, with flawless vinyls. So without delay click the soundfile, to be catapulted back to mid-60s London and the clubs that reverberated to the USA R&B sound The Tiles, The Flamingo, The Scene etc. 

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Willie Tee

I'm Only A Man

Louisianan meets California and the result is spectacular!

Not only one of the greatest SOUL albums ever made, it is also one of the hardest to acquire; plus this elusive platter is in just stunning condition. Check out the New Orleans Prince Of Soul flexing his muscular talent under the skilled eyes of H. B. Barnum & David Axelrod.

Willie Tee’s ever emotional vocal is decorated throughout album with sweet Girl-Group choruses and a fully operational orchestra, captained by two of Los Angeles highest authorities on how to produce a real-deal Soul Session.

We have selected fully 6 recordings from this 11 track album, to give you a feel of what is on offer, whilst you’re enjoying Willie Tee consummate Soul vocal. But even after hearing the depth of quality with the 6 trailers. You cannot fully appreciate the full effect, listening to 33 minutes of Willie Tee cradled by a skillfully guided Orchestra has.

Just an awesome album, that is so hard acquire in this standard of condition.

Go on click the sample soundfile, you are in for treat!!

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Originals

Good Night Irene

Motown collectors read carefully - not many of you will be able to boast this oddity in your collection.

RED VINYL STOCK COPY!!

Killer Northern Soul a-side - the flip is entitled “Need Your Loving (Want You Back) but plays “Good Night Irene” both sides. Yes, totally weird and we have no explanation for it. There is a Red Vinyl promo of course which is far from common and highly sought-after by Motown completists. Bt a RED VINYL stock copy is another thing, and then not press the flip side as “titled” is quite baffling..

But the result is a VERY RARE Motown anomaly I cannot remember encountering before..

This week Motown offering is an eye-catching, Northern Soul stomping..conundrum.. you are unlikely to see again any time soon.

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Bobby Valentin

Bad Breath

You Got B B !!

As Latin invades the Northern Soul dancehalls yet again, on a very welcome renaissance with Joe Bataan, Harvey Averne, Bobby Valentin and gang. This novelty, is a tune that doesn’t leave your head very quickly…

The exquisite blending of jabbing horns, rattling Bongos, timed handclaps, quirky lyrics and enthusiastic group vocals is again sitting comfortably inside many a Jocks NS set.

No forgetting the venue where it all first became established within the ever-critical Northern Soul scene, Oxford Street’s “100 Club” broke fresh ground with tunes like this, that have not only stood the test of time; but are now with Manny Corchado - Pow Wow - a firm dancefloor favourite.. the Latin Boys are back…

bigger than ever..

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Spiritual Four

If You Think Your God Is Dead

Rare street level Memphis Soul, a currently very sought-after Funk infused Gospel dance 45!

A totally perfect blending of the three genres of Funk/Dance/Gospel with an impressive result as Otis Philips pulls everything together, ensuring the “Gospel” lyrics compliment, instead of diminishing the recordings “dance” status.

Vocally, quiet remarkable as the lead turns in a compelling performance whilst a relentless guitar pumps out the dance rhythm.

This is the style of the moment that is igniting “Rare-Soul” dancefloors worldwide, currently reverberating around all the upfront venues, spun by those elite DJ’s who are always seeking to push the dance-envelope.

Refreshing, powerful and essential fuel for the movement to march on.. 

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Johnny Angel

The Two Together / A Touch Of Venus

Those old-school British release collectors are finding it year on year more and more difficult to add to their collection; Many turning into serial “upgraders” to keep their enthusiasm burning.

But when an impeccable condition Red & White PROMO comes to market offering something different, we are guessing very few of these guys will own a copy. Because it’s “Popcorn” Northern Soul which has only become really fashionable with the DJ’s in relevantly recent times.

I’ve always adored these Belgium “Popcorn” grooves and when it lives on a Red & White British DEMO I love it even more.

Dirty, sulking, dark n’moody dance grooves are now so darn “In” as Northern Soul clubs push the criteria required for turntable drops..

Love this and it’s Dog-Rare! It’s Gorgeous and totally addictive!

We have soundfiled the flipside too, as there is a multitude of our members who just scramble for the impossible TEEN records.

But POPCORN you just can’t ignore the sound..

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Metrics

Wishes / I Found You

Two sides of distilled 60s vocal-group Rare Soul.

Superior and decidedly fabulous East Coast vocal-group Northern Soul on the highly coveted by sadly short-lived offshoot of the iconic CARNIVAL Records of New York. Imaginatively christened by label owner Joe Evans as he lived at 350 Chadwick Avenue, Newark, New Jersey.

This eye-catching local label also boasted the slightly more possible to capture, Topics 45; But strangely nothing else. Leaving the CHADWICK label with an air of mystic, with both 45s being more than extra-special vocal-group recordings.

Again a case of there never being enough copies around, for it ever to become a Northern Soul classic, even though it has everything required to be one.. so if your a DJ looking for something to turn-heads, this will certainly do the trick..

Or if you’re a collector gathering up as many top quality seriously-rare vocal-group Soul 45’s, both sides of this disc deliver the characteristics we are all seeking..

Seldom if ever comes to market, and certainly never in this gleaming condition. this is not a listing to start stroking you chin over… but you knew that already..

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Willie Tee

First Taste Of Hurt / Funky Funky Twist

Listen and absorb, some of the most effectual lyrics ever committed to a Soul 45. William Turbinton’s masterpiece was hidden away on the flipside of an OK Funky session; but will stand the test of time, as being the perfect example of the lost-art of writing poignant lyrics, that once heard will stay with you for life.

“Lost-Art” indeed, as today, whatever music genre you choose, the poetry of life has for me been been “lost”. It is words of this stirring standard that first drew me into Soul music as a kid..

This Old Heart Of Mine (Been Broke A Thousand Times) Is Weak For You… etc etc.

Enjoy, the simplistic piano intro, joined by controlled horn-caressing blows.. then Willie effortlessly giving up the Soul equivalent of Soul’s “William Blake”

“You Don’t Know What It Is, To Be Lonely”

“Oh No”

“You Don’t Know What It Feels,To Be Left All Alone… Girl”

“But Pretty Soon You’ll Be Grieving, Because I’m Leaving…”

“Baby, Get Ready, Get Ready, For Your First Taste Of Hurt..”

If I’m ever gonna take a verse of a song to the grave.. it will be this one.. because you cannot listen to Willie singing without feeling the extreme cocktail of despair, revenge and regret woven into one understated production.

NOTE: You are looking at the very RARE First press - You are listing to the seldom heard First Mix! and all in totally perfect condition. My biggest quandary this week was whether to auction my personal horrid condition DJing copy or to set free this totally flawless prize… The lyrics persuaded me, the listing needed to offer perfection - for such a perfect creation from the heart, that this Rare Record is…

Act accordingly.. you ain’t gonna meet another in this condition perhaps ever again..

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Jim Gilstrap

When You Come Back Down

Sweet, Sweet ballad - Soulful stroller dripping with class…

The muted intro of a solitary drum beat glides into a bank of stings; you could be forgiven for thinking “The Sound Of Philadelphia” has just started pouring from your speakers. But no, this lush production is most likely a California session, from one of the Golden States most-prolific music-men Jerry Fuller, a lyricist & producer of renown; teaming up with the equally respected “name” of H. B. Barnum, as the pair pull heavily from 1974’s Philadelphia influences.

This session will spark the interest of those many “Sweet Soul” collectors who delight in the Philly Sound. Listen to what could easily have been Stan Watson, Thom Bell or Kenny Gamble at the controls ..

This disc is no certainly no easy find and fits perfectly into our “make it interesting” policy, as i don’t think many of you will have heard it before, and even less actually own a copy.

VINYL - Flawless LABELS - Perfect SLEEVE - Perfect

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Yvonne Vernee

It's Been A Long Time / Your Touch

There is something totally inevitable about the vision of a Detroit rarity in flawless condition..those chilling words “To Have And To Hold From This Day Forth..” are forcibly blocked from your mind..

This Daughter of Detroit has a most impressive singing CV especially under the Correc-Tone’s wing. The voice behind George Harrison’s choice to persuade The Beatles to record The Donays - Devil In His Heart - a Correc-tone recording.

Correc-tone was a label that could easily have rivaled the likes of Motown; as their stable of talent included the likes of William Mickey Stevenson, Sonny Sanders, Wilson Pickett, Don Juan Mancha, Gino Washington, Robert Bateman, Richard Popcorn Wylie, Theresa Lindsey etc. all passed through the door of 9031 12th Street, Detroit on a regular basis…

Yvonne on this occasion is guided by William Mickey Stevenson and gives up a fabulous Motownesque screaming dancer, drenched in every characteristic of the 60s Motor City era.

But it’s on the flipside when you hear the real depth of Yvonne’s “Soul” as she delivers on searing harmony ballad, backed by an uncredited gathering of girls.. Harmony collectors consider this side a very special recording indeed..

Yvonne of course later filled the vacancy left by Saundra Mallett within the Elgins and deservedly became a Motown artist..

Vocally Yvonne Vernee was one Significant Soul Sister who was undoubtedly under recorded as these two “saturated in Soul” sessions will confirm…

VINYL - Flawless LABELS - Perfect

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