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Paul Sindab

You Dropped Your Candy In The Sand / Do What You Wanna Do

The legendary miss-press that reads “Give Me Your Love” on the label but spits-out the spectacular “You Dropped Your Candy In The Sand”, making this rare mistake, a 45 offering with not one but two thunderous Northern Soul Behemoths on one disc.

Noting that the mid-70s bootleg pressed on the back of popular demand from the Wigan Casino, Blackpool Mecca, Cleethorpes Pier spins. DOES NOT carry “Candy” on the flipside but the correct original combination of “Give Me Your Heart”.

The only other way to add this rumbling Northern Soul tsunami to your DJ set, other than this miss-press, is on an extremely rare 1966 French EP. But even the gorgeousness of that dazzling 4 track EP and picture sleeve, does not trump this recording for the DJ’s; as the EP delivers only mild volume.

And Boy does this thwacking juggernaut sound magnificent at full tilt!

THIS IS NORTHERN SOUL and a very elusive example too

Current bid: £ 237.00

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Choice Of Colour

Your Love / You're Twenty-one Today

We’re always more than delighted when we list the rarest, least seen, most unusual format of in-demand Northern Soul tunes; besides the fact we all love the “Rarest Of The Rare” releases, with many collectors dedicating a lifetimes work to accumulate them. This is some cool-tunes no matter what the label.

Today, this is the very first time I’ve been in the company of this 1972 New Orleans beauty, wearing these clothes. I must admit the sight has captured my fascination, perhaps more so, because this is absolutely my type of sound. Silky vocal-harmonies woven into a seamless dance arrangement.

But you can’t help wondering why the Philippines and not Great Britain for it’s release, during the fruitful “Crossover” period of top-drawer Soul emerging from USA. Australia got the Garland Green - UNI album, The Philippines got this delicious groove to consider. Whilst England was flooded by The Osmonds.

Very, very little of this style enjoyed a British release, too sophisticated, too Soulful whatever it was, real-deal Soul sounds of the era were sadly passed over by The Brit Record Executives.

So let’s welcome this attractive Far Eastern import into the life’s, especially for those who seek something different, but in all our excitement do not overlook a flipside, that is every note as good as the dance-inciting lead..

Two Killer tunes on one insanely rare variation!

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Demon Brothers

Uh Um

Saturated in that Sheffield Alabama attitude, and sparkling in it’s label-art. Makes this rarity is a just-gotta-own disc!

OK, now click to unleash a rattling Sam & Dave inspired Northern Soul stomper, driven by those Southern Soul horns and a Spooner Oldham style keyboard thwacking . The rhythm guitar is relentlessly strummed and the pairing snarls and growls their way through a torrent of sound.

POTENT STUFF!

Memphis inspired or did that confined area of Muscle Shoals & Sheffield Alabama actually influence the “Bluff City” into the full on honkin’-Horn production. I think it may have been a bit of both. Creating a melting pot from which spawned some of the greatest music the Soul community has ever witnessed.

Another musically “Lost Art” that may never emerge again, as these committed musicians, gradually move on “upstairs”.

Do not snooze the 45 is not only beautiful in the extreme, it is also Mint and flashes what is for me, one of the most eye-catching labels of them all. Potential for a future bog-ticket is staring right backat’cha

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Wade Jones

Insane / I Can't Concentrate

Is there a more-important Motown 45 to own.? it is after-all the very beginnings of Berry Gordy’s empire, a record “SO RARE” in the early 80’s it had me tearing my hair out..

Back then it was the only other copy I’d ever had in my hands. I had driven to Norfolk to buy what was a very complete assemblage of rare USA Motown. This 45 was the stand out disc in the bunch, it was also the very first time I had ever set eyes on it.. but I did know of it , so fabled was it’s rarity reputation.

On getting the batch home those vinyl-jungle drums in the pre-internet times had alerted my most avid Motown customers. Within days I’d sold it to the country’s top-Motown-man.. for a handsome sum, so handsome “registered” delivery was it’s only way of transport…

It was the time I was a “Video Shop” proprietor, (the second biggest mistake of my life). I had an enthusiastic “YTS” (remember those?) I asked him to pop to the Post-Office with the packet and send it “registered” to be on the ultra-safe side I wrote “Registered” in the top left-hand corner, for next day delivery..

Off he pops clutching my packet, when he came back he gave me some change I wasn’t expecting, so I asked where’s the receipt?

“What receipt?” eerrr “The Registered Delivery receipt” … his cute but blank face replied ” What is registered delivery?”

My heart sank.. my hands spasm into the exact shape off clutching two huge Titty’s.. but it was his neck I was aiming for.. “I wrote REGISTERED in the top left hand corner.. ffs”, well he missed the bold red writing top left… but somebody on Wade’s journey to London didn’t….

You’ve guessed it.. it never arrived at it’s destination and still today I wonder where one of Motown’s “impossibles” actually ended up…in 1982

Well now 34 years later, here’s my chance to ensure this copy lands safely in the arms of a Motown-scholar, who knows just how rare and how historical this example of the embryonic “Berry Gordy & Smokey Robinson” partnership that was to lay the foundations for the most-famous and most successful independent record company the world has ever known..

If your wondering…. I did eventually forget, after years and years of self-therapy, the YTS’s name..

as my Steve Martin “Cleaning Woman” style convulsions would kick in every time I heard the name….

Derek!

Do not pass by, I don’t ever expect to see another copy of Motown’s earliest works..

Rarest Of The Rare Motown..full stop! Unless, you don’t mind collecting unplayable, scratchy 45s with damaged labels which accounts for 90% of known copies that have ever come to market…. But then again we have never served a Motown collector who would allow trashed records into his collection, no matter how imperitive ownship is… So Very particular is the Motown vinyl stalker…

This copy is just beautiful.. 

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Willie Wade

When Push Come To Shove / Come Into My World

Crazy about cross-over?

Crazy about Beat Ballad Heaven?

This rare 45 gives up both, on opposite sides. A double-helping of truly glorious Soul music filtered into two Heavenly productions.. check out that irresistible soundfile and prepare for total “Class” to enter your day.

Top side offers a recording way ahead of it’s time, sounding much later than it’s 1966 birth; as it displays the “Crossover” genre so perfectly. Willie Wade’s vocal briefly touching on Little Anthony-ness with it’s sharp falsetto peaks as Mr. Wade enthusiasm gets the better of him, wonderful, wonderful tune befitting from both a stunning vocal and a precise full production!

Flip it over and the partnership production of Warner Widler & Wilbur Wade using the same tools again, this time moving toward a punchier approach and crafting superior Beat Ballad Heaven. Dreamy, dreamy session rippling with class!

Two kiler sides, on an insanely rare Green Stocker, in flawless immaculate condition..

Can you afford to live in vinyl-regret, if this stupendous disc, somehow+ slips past you…

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Ray Marchand

Your Ship Of Fools

There are Rare Records I dream of finding, in the wild..always the ones I never have before, the endangered Northern Soul critters that turn your insides green when you hear of one being uncovered…

I must admit, that when this glared back at me in a “pre-prepared” sales box of NS goodies on my first day diggin’, my heart lept in the knowledge of I didn’t have to find another Northern Soul “impossible” for the next 20 days, this had delighted me so very much…

A stirring Northern Soul legend that has for decades enjoyed a “Beyond RARE” reputation, that I’ve lusted after most of my life..

Here’s a near Mint - vision that I just know very few people own as an original… and maybe some who have not heard it in an age, as it is not an “oldie” drop many Northern Soul Jocks can execute..

Click the soundfile… an bathe in distilled Northern Soul supremacy…at it’s rarest!

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The winning bid was £ 1,408.00

Donnie Elbert

Wild Child /

So you thought your British Soul collection was almost complete, got everything have you? Now go check your 45 shelves and see if this UK “impossible” is sitting there, filed away in perfect condition…

Before you today is the 1957 UK debut single for the incomparable Donnie Elbert.. giving up TWO fabulous examples of the era..Topside, is magnificent Northern Soul R&B / Popcorn, utterly imperative listening. Then flip it over for a USA Dance-craze recording, showcasing one of the most-recognizable vocals of the last century.

I collected British Soul 45 throughout my 20’s and early 30’s years, I certainly couldn’t boast of owning this disc. To hold it today with as much care I can muster, so’s not to blemish it’s perfectness; then listen to both sides with appreciative ears, brings flooding-back euphoric times-gone-by when to find a rare British Soul 45 I didn’t own, was my crucial daily quest.

This listing is for those of you who are still ingrained with those desires to own perfection, in it’s rare British form…

Surprise yourself with a soundfile click, then spend some time “googling” the net to dispute my uba-RARE claims…

For those who do actually own this 45 already.. you have more neverending old-school respect and admiration.

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The winning bid was £ 210.00

Larry Williams & Johnny Watson

Too Late / Two For The Price Of One

We do this every 6 moths or so..

When this Northern Soul Hall-0f-Famer pops up for sale…

“I Don’t Need No Woman, To Help Me To Starve To Death..”

When presented with two flawless vinyls, pristine PROMO labels, and a picture cover without even so much as a crease…Don’tcha just know somebody’s partner, ain’t gonna dine in any posh restaurants this month…

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The winning bid was £ 266.00

Gene Mcdaniels

Walk With A Winner

Consider by most-all Northern Soul fans as an essential “last-record” that has only been trumped by “Jimmy Radcliffe’s - Long After Tonight Is All Over” the Twisted Wheel “ender” that will reign forever but requires being occasionally relegated to 2nd place by equally forceful emotion builders.

This Jack Nitzsche session has lived in our hearts for near five decades, with no sign of becoming any less uplifting any time you get an Ear-full of that mountainous hanging-bells ring out in preparation for that Gene McDaniels “crushing” vocal..

CLASSIC

Here is the elusive original 1965 UK press, in impeccable condition. Finding a finer example could be very challenging..

Click and allow Gene to lift your arms, your voice and your spirit as the overwhelming desire to sing along to it..just becomes too much to ignore..

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The winning bid was £ 152.00

Martha Reeves & The Vandellas

I Gotta Let You Go / Forget Me Not

The glaring competitive edge of the sixties MOD culture, did not confine itself to just clothes, shiny Brogues and the fade of your aged Levi jeans…

..as a unwanted 15 year old, “milky-tea please” customer, the anticipation of the Jukebox choices of the older local MODS, as they sauntered towards the “Double-5” Coffee Bar Jukebox, King Street, Melton Mowbray; was for me in 1968, a 10 second riveting experience; Agog with anticipation of what the music choice would be.

Ever since the week before, Edwin Starr’s “If My Heart Could Tell The Story” rang out past 2 hour old, totally dried-up empty cups of coffee, full to the brim glass ashtrays (that Top-MOD Jimmy Barlow had so skilfully whacked across the skull of an “out-of-town” intruder to Melton-MOD-central.) I’d visited to hear “new” music to my ears, every Saturday afternoon.

Since, trying to be “Hip” in Leicester Bus Station Cafe, by playing a record that sounded like it ought to be good, pressing the clunky selection-buttons and confusing “Marvin Gaye & Terrell” the Moms & Pops favourite “Sarah Vaughn & Billy Eckstine - Passing Strangers” cringe-worthily filled the downtown Cafe, bringing sniggers from two girls at a table, I was trying desperately to impress.

One day after an impressive summer’s-watering of Edwin Starr, Marvin Gaye, Elgins flipsides, Martha & The Girls pricked up my ears with “I Gotta Let You Go” … WOW! some dance tune this was, I nonchalantly sidled to the jukebox to find out it was the reverse-side of her current hit! The rather sugary “Forget Me Not”

Then I heard the always clued-in DJ Terry Muse drop it at the Kirby Lane Friday Night Youth Club, which gave me the opportunity to tell all my schoolmates “it’s the flip of her hit, didn’t you know that..? One-upmanship being the tool of the day, to gain Quadrangle-Kudos”

48 years later this impeccably-flawless Green and White UK DEMO has catapulted me back to my days of Total-Twat-dom, when I was absolutely certain I was the “coolest” MOD wannabe in my “Special-Needs” posting in Form B, King Edward 7th. school for no-hopers..

PS I never even knew that Tamla Motown label could be Green & White.. otherwise I certainly in my relentless attempts to be cool, bored every girl in the school with the fine detail of how irresistible a flawless Green & White can be..

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Sandra Wright

Wounded Woman

After witnessing the greatest Soul experience of my life so far.. I thought it totally crucial to pay homage to Andrew & Alisson Taylor, Mike & Jenny Charlton’s recent hosting of “Memphis Takin’ You There” allowing their guests a once in a lifetime opportunity to absorb the peerless legacy that Memphis & Muscle Shoals music imprinted on the world.

This LP offering, universally considered one of the greatest Soul albums ever crafted and to tell of undoubtedly one of the saddest most poignant stories in the annuls of Soul Artist’s unpredictable careers.

At a reception in Sheffield, Alabama we were wowed but the extreme talents of Travis Wammack, the consummate ease of Spooner Oldham gliding through “I’m Your Puppet” whilst everyone around discreetly wiped over rolling tears from their cheeks…with the atmosphere ratcheted up even further when Mary Gresham paid homage to her friend Sandra Wright with impassioned singing of “I’ll Come Running Back”.

Then the day took another lift in poignancy as Bill Fiare the writer of the song was asked to stand and take bow in acknowledgement of lyrical genius. Oh my God he was on our table and two seats from me. As he sat down next to his son, he proceeded to relay the huge joy and hope the Muscle Shoals team had the day they laid down the last track for the scheduled “Stax” distribution.

A twist of fate, as Stax were winding down their failing operation, and this masterpiece of Sister Soul was shelved, release cancelled. Every man and woman involved in this project was utterly dejected, they knew this album was off-the-scale, even for Muscle Shoals, to see it’s release cancelled, was more than heartbreaking, especially for Sandra Wright as these sessions would surely have elevated her the the greatness her voice always promised…

As I write this, Bill Faire’s face in branded in my head, a face awash with what he felt inside, what could have been, had fate only been kinder…

A day, which no one who attended will ever forget, this album being a lasting testament to the local talent in that Sheffield, Alabama that day… Who were so pleased to be remembered with standing ovations from 120 Europeans who displayed thier appreciation for truly exemplary SOUL..

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The winning bid was £ 237.00

Helen Shapiro

He Knows How To Love Me / Shop Around

A listing for those of you seeking Northern Soul 45’s in there rarest form..we think this 1964 Australian pressed for the “Indian” market, will curry up burning interest..

This ridiculously off-the-scale rarity is in pristine condition, contradicting it’s 52 year old existence, that eventually somehow brought it to its home-from-home Leicestershire, by means only the record itself could tell us.

If you appreciate, like so many do, looking at 45s in their most-distinctive clothing, you will not see a rarer 45 on these auctions this year. It is the very first time I’ve encountered this variation of our London’s Princess’s earliest Northern Soul offering.

Both sides give us stirring examples of Helen’s preferred music, maybe for the first time, as close inspection of the spindle hole suggests it has never been played before it crossed our unprotected borders..

Do not pass by if Off-The-Wall Northern Soul oddities ignite your pallet, as we are not expecting to taste the presence of this 45 in this form, in this condition EVER AGAIN!

But you never know, some time in the future a so far unseen Turkish press may pop up on our shores..

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The winning bid was £ 150.00

Patty & The Emblems

I'm Gonna Love You A Long, Long Time

The eye-catching “Pink A” label on the flipside variation, of this timeless Northern Soul Philly girl-group dancer, that grew to become a Wigan Casino signature tune, throughout it’s 70’s years..

whilst today it is still triggers “standing room only” dance floor congestion whenever dropped.

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The winning bid was £ 511.00

Jimmy Ruffin

Don't Feel Sorry For Me

Jimmy first for Motown and first for the “Miracle” label that would later spring both The Temptations and Jimmy himself to worldwide fame.

Besides this inaugural non-hit release that went forward to become a huge Northern Soul favourite it also sits as a most important Motown collectors-piece, as it is annoyingly elusive; But from our experience near impossible to acquire in clean condition.

This 55 years old is utterly flawless in every possible aspect, in fact in 45 years, it is the finest condition copy, I’ve ever encountered.

One for the Motown perfectionist and the Northern Soul enthusiasts who like us, consider condition the most-important and deciding factor when buying rare-vinyl.

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The winning bid was £ 78.00

Lou Pride

Your Love Won't Let Me Be / Very Special

The Lou Price record you never see for sale!

This Memphis / Albuquerque Soulman who was elevated to Rare Soul immortality with his highly coveted, seldom-seen “Suemi” 45s, with what for us, will be his most-elusive 45.

A debutant to this auction, for that very reason..you just never encounter this alternative flipside to his delicious ballad “Very Special” with 99.9% of the time has “Gone Bad ” on the flip which was of course a later press, which received a modicum of distribution.

This much earlier press Black Gold 105 was a “vinyl-still-born” that has eluded the Rare-Soul jocks for decades, so much so not too many Soul-Sages even aware of it’s existence.

So click the soundfile to unleash late 70s dance-power from New Mexico, as a legend flexes his tonsils into a compelling dance-arrangement!

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The winning bid was £ 587.00

Buddy Wilkins

Private Eye / They're Gonna Investigate You

Prepare yourself for NS contamination, as Buddy Wilkins will certainly persuade you, that downright-dirty R&B Popcorn is more than just the flavour of the month..

This 45 has the irresistible-power to compel you to a sentence of stalking, collecting, and DJing those insanely-rare, totally engaging Popcorn dancefloor igniters..

You just cannot ignore this records contagious qualities, that this genre has sparked a huge “Popcorn” upheaval within the British Northern Soul scene, and it’s no fad, this style is here to stay, as more and more dancers flock to the clubs endorsing the style..

Buddy Wilkins gives up not one but two examples, that I’m finding imperative to listen to, for a 4th time this morning..a tune that is now way deep, under my skin.. and I see no cure

Rare in the extreme, but beware, it will infect you…

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Frank Howard

Judy / Smokey Places

No not my copy, that I always try and fit into a DJ set (‘cause I absolutely love it) but a rare PROMO copy, I got lucky with, as this is not a 45 you expect any NS collector to part with..

Owners are glued to ownership, as that haunting girls-chorus does something to a man’s insides.Very few other songs can do it.

Frank Howard is a highly accomplish vocalist, underlined by the “Drifteresque” nearly as good, flipside. But no matter how may times you here this 45, Mr. Howard’s voice drifts off into the background of your brain, as the finest example of girl-group support just takes over, elevating this seldom-seen into Northern Soul Folklore as one of the very best tunes never to suffer the indignity of a re-issue.

Beautiful condition, vinyl is a play perfect copy, labels are pristine as is it’s birth-sleeve.. that is has so obviously partnered the last 48 years…

For me, a DJ box dweller for all time to come!

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The winning bid was £ 351.00

Jerry Butler And The Impressions

For Your Precious Love / Sweet Was The Wine

Little did they know, but when Richard Brooks, Arthur Brooks & Sam Gooden strode north from Chattanooga to Chicago, seeking a higher fence for “The Roosters” to crow from it would be the first step of becoming part of the world’s most admired Soul vocal-group.

By adding Jerry Butler & Curtis Mayfield to the trio The Impressions were born, Jerry’s fluent vocal style must have immensely impressed the migrants, as Jerry’s name headed the new gathering.

A decision that opened the door for one of the greatest group of Soul singers ever committed to vinyl; not only vocally-immaculate but also as writers they excelled. “For Your Precious Love” is considered, quite rightly a masterpiece of it’s genre.

Personally, I cannot listen to this sincere testament of love, without shivers running my neck and tears filling my eyes.

Fate, luck or destiny these 5 guys came together and changed so many peoples taste in music, just how many “Soul Boys & Soul Girls” were born after hearing those celestial voice soar, is incalculable. But count me is as one of them..

Before you today is the 1958 tri-center British release, that sold nothing at the time but is now weighed as one of this island’s vinyl treasures..

Too right !

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Marvelettes

Yes He Is / "silent Groove"

Serious about USA Motown and just as serious about condition..?

This “withdrawn” 45 in PROMO form is totally pristine, with this unusual flipside be a blank “silent groove”. A rare piece in the Motown vinyl-jigsaw.

I seems the Motown committee had a change of mind with Smokey Robinson’s 1963 session,. The all too brief title of “Yes He Is” was considered as not “Good Radio” as the those words tended to get “lost” within the DJ introduction.

Motown quickly re-promoted with a fuller more memorable title of “He’s A Good Guy (Yes He Is) ” . It is a 45 missing from even the most-exhaustive of Motown runs, not actually surfacing enough to become an addition for the Motown stalkers.

Remembering this copy is “like new”.. with the two Promo labels utterly perfect also, this is not an opportunity to pause over..

Crucial Motown vinyl if you want to complete..

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Percy Milem

I Don't Know What You've Got (but It's Got Me) / She's About A Mover

Another fitting tribute to my trip of a lifetime to Memphis to witness the city’s greatest Soul artist pile the Soul so very high.. everyone present believes it will never be bettered..

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Jonathan Capree

Gonna Build Me A Mountain

A floorpacking Monster !! & so very hard to acquire an authentic original.

Click the soundfile for visions of Soul-conductor Sean Chapman triggering dancefloor-hysteria, at the world’s most popular Northern Soul event, the Kings Hall Stoke On Trent where it is no exaggeration to say, when the needle hits Jonathan Capree, a Wildebeest-like-stampede for floor space is detonated.

One of the biggest Northern Soul tunes on the planet and so few people actually own a “real one”.

Here’s a rare chance for ownership…

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Philip Mitchell

Free For All (winner Takes All) / Flower Child

A perfect copy of a Muscle Shoals Alabama session that rose up to become a hugely influential “Golden Torch” Northern Soul anthem.

One for those seeking the Real-Deal NS classic in the finest possible condition.. this Promo copy was most likely unplayed before we lifted the impressive double soundfile from it

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Lee Harris

I'm Gonna Get Your Thing / Don't Let Your Love Fade Away

Oh yes, once seen around some years back…but now securely incarcerated into the world’s greatest DJ and Soul collections.. with no sign of parole..

I was just thinking, how well this winner would neatly feature into my occasional DJ sets, then ironically the very next day, it was confirmed by an inspired “drop” from the jeweled Record-box of Soul Essence pioneer Bob Cosby.

My fears were confirmed, as it rang across the “Rare-Room” of the “Sketchly Grange” charity all-dayer, leaving me wishing I’d kept it for myself..another Manship blooper, which will leave me now searching for another “clean” copy.

Check out why Bob was pointing his finger at the turntable as he cued up this Kansas City winner. Offering two impressive rare-soul grooves on one disc as K.C’s excitingly unpredictable Soul Man, injects his being into Ellis Taylor’s session.

We think Bob Cosby will be leading a “revival” of this elusive 45, and i’ll be with him, if i can get my hands on another! Loud in that small room, I sat, not for the first time moping in lost-vinyl-regret..

Unusually, this Killer K.C. double sider, is in just squeaky-clean “Sketchly” condition!

A recording that Ellis Taylor and team, surely believed in; as they also recorded the K.C. Soul Empress Marva Whitney two releases later, incoporating the same snarling backing track…

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Saxie Russell

El Monkey /

The “Psychedelic Soul” blower, with that “Dirty-Sax” giving up his most wanted least seen 45, as the Latin-Tsunami washes over the Northern-Soul clubs of Britain, this record is more wanted now, than ever.

Chicago Latin Boo-Ga-Loo rarity with a huge underground cult following… that grows by the day…This is a buy ASAP, as there is certainly no chance of it becoming over-played as so few DJ’s at this time, actually own a copy.

“El Monkey” is currently swinging on a high, with no sign of him coming down, as “El Monkey” climbs higher and higher up the “Northern Soul Tree” of must owns, before the price goes way, way beyond “Peanuts” do not ponder..

Listen and you’ll hear “Perfect For Today” Latin/Northern Soul…

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