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Bobby Wisdom

Handwriting On The Wall / The Girl I Call My Baby

RAREST OF THE RARE and make no mistake.

Easily Anthony C.Renfro’s hardest to acquire 45, of his many Northern Soul contributions and I think his best!

A totally uplifting “impossible” benefiting from a typically feelgood “Renfro” approach.. Burping saxophone leads the way for the at ease vocal of the mysterious Bobby Wisdom to glide through a full orchestra arrangement crafting scintillating Northern Soul with every note!

Stabbing horns, rattling drums drive this dancer at a perfect pace for the dancers, our opinion is if this wasn’t so God-damn-rare, this beauty is flawless Top 500 material.

Flip it over for an urgently constructed forceful stomper that most will never have heard before, certainly worth more than a cursory ear, as Bobby squeal and screams his way through this relentless pumping production .

TWO GREAT SIDES validating Anthony C. Renfro once again as one of Los Angeles’s major Northern Soul creator. This is only our SECOND copy of this 45 is fully 45 years of messing around with records.. does NS collecting get any rarer than that?

Current bid: £ 922.00

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Edwin Starr

Stop Her On Sight (s.o.s.) / I Have Faith In You

Words fail me!

Current bid: £ 614.00

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Four Corners

Mad About The Girl / Don't Send Me Away

A silly-Rare Cincinnati street-level D.I.Y. hopeful, offering up two distinguished Sweet Soul strollers.. Both sides constructed by the mysterious Floyd Weatherspoon who put a few tunes together for local Cincinnati Soul band “Platypus” ..these two soulful ballads are beautifull put together.

We lead with the more-syrupy of the two sessions, featuring an ice-cold soaring falsetto spearing the lyrics, within a laid-back dreamy production. Smokey Robinson inspired performance is fully supported by a “Miracles” styled backing team, belying it’s Cincinnati neighborhood roots.

Flip it over and the Soul gets slightly Deeper, as the group change their lead vocalist for a profound delivery, whilst in contrast the backing group harmony takes on a sharper character.

BOTH sides underscore the quality that is strewn on the street corners of every USA major city…Two truly dazzling ballads from a previously unknown group to me, totally impressive, and saturated in SOUL!

Local recordings don’t come any more polished than these two opulent offerings or rarer!

Current bid: £ 23.00

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Otis Redding

Otis Redding - Song Book

I was occasionally attending the King Edward IIV Upper School in 1967, December of that year I remember Danny Reynolds (a schoolboy MOD with rebellious tendencies) being thoroughly downhearted one morning as he brought to school the news that Otis Redding had been killed in a plane crash. We all mourned the rest of the day, even those long haired Gimpy’s into Pink Floyd shared our grief.

“Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay” was the last song Otis wrote, in the UK it became a huge hit, partly to his popularity with The MODS as their Soul idol, partly because it was such a stand-out Deep Soul recording.

In the USA, it entered the history books, as the first posthumous #1 hit and Otis’s only #1 hit. In the UK it just missed out on the top spot, but is considered by all in Britain as THE classic Otis anthem.

Before you today is a RARE 24 page “Otis Song Book” printed in 1968 by West Central Printing London for TEE PEE MUSIC LTD.

Includes not only the ultra-poignant lyrics of “”Sitting On The Dock Of The Bay” But all lyrics & music for “My Sweet Lorene”, “Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa” “Knock On Wood” “New Years Resolution” “Ooh Carla, Ooh Otis” “When Something Wrong With My Baby” plus THREE full page black & White Otis action pictures.

Apart from a mild “age browning” of the inside pages; this Song Book is free of tears, stains, writing or sticker marks.. a so very seldom encountered Historical piece that many may be tempted to split and frame for a unique WOW effect on the walls of their home.. tempting indeed.

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Pearl Dowell

Good Things / It's All Over

A totally pristine ORIGINAL first press of this mighty Sister-Funker.. with an overlooked Northern Soul delight on the flip.

Let’s consider the topside first, a Frank Williams & Willie Beaver Hale collaboration full of attitude and drive! Sister-Pearl’s vocal weaves its way through a flood of blaring horns, some classy Beaver Hale guitar licks and a totally insane sax-break as “The Rocketeers” blown themselves off the scale of Miami Funk with a pull-out-all-the-stops back-up.

This side is rightly considered one of the truly great Sister-Funk sessions; Raw, spontaneous and free-style with Miss Dowell never faltering in her task of matching her instrumental support.

Second side is a real-Northern Soul gem, sadly bypassed in the early part of the century as the Deep-Funk monopolized the other side. “It’s All Over” borrows heavily from “I Can’t Wait Until I See My Baby’s Face” but injecting a little more punch with the horns again dominant. A mid-tempo NS stroller saturated in Soul which Pearl convinces with her skilled vocal delivery..

surely “It’s All Over” will have it day on the NS circuit..it would be a vinyl-crime if it didn’t..

Two great sides!!! one elusive disc.

Current bid: £ 100.00

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Mckinley "soul" Mitchell

Mckinley "soul" Mitchell

You are viewing an album very few collectors have ever seen in the flesh and even fewer have ever owned. 1967 Italian release of McKinley Mitchell’s One-derful label sessions.

But this is so much more than just an elusive album. It offers up a lucky 13 recordings from his Chicago, One-Derful studio recordings, with more than one non-7” release track.

Includes the killer Northern Soul/Popcorn session “I’ve Been Wrong”

  • “I Found An Angel)” “Reckless Lover” “That’s What You Said” “There He Goes” for the rare Soul DJ there’s a huge enticement for ownership in those stand-out tracks. (see scan for full track listing)

For the truly dedicated Rare Soul collector this is not chance to dwell on, we consider this album one of the toughest LPs it is possible to to dream of acquiring in unblemished condition.

Condition as you can see and hear is quite magnificent.

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Melvin Davis

It's No News / Wedding Bells

two Detroit Northern Soul icons make a date to craft the beginnings of their illustrious careers. Dave Hamilton (writer producer of great renown) guides Melvin Davis Motor City Soul-God, there can be only one outcome.

Killer Motor City Northern Soul with that special “magic” ingredient called “Flare”.

Take a listen to Melvin’s rarest 45 and consequently least heard NS offering. Take time for this “Popcorn-Shaker” to enter your life as it’s unique “Mambo” influenced arrangement collides with “Soul” and produces perfect “Popcorn” that is so very right for today’s dancefloor.

This 45s rarity is unquestionable as is we feel it’s potential for second breath under the guidance of a DJ who thinks past the “NS Obvious”.

Shimmering with potential to surprise and delight the dancefloor.

Flipside again bristles with cocktail of “Latin, Mambo, Soul” that demands your attention especially when Melvin pushes the boundaries with his squealing vocals. Then a “snake-charming” rap break.. well this side is neary as good.

Dave Hamilton you certainly know how to “do-it-up-right!”

Current bid: £ 163.00

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Castaways

Liar, Liar

A timeless MOD classic in its rarest and most attractive form.

The pull of the Yellow London PROMO copies could hardly be stronger, as this song evokes visions of Brighton Beach 1966 - most-every teenager who even only had a fleeting brush with Britain’s MOD culture will recognize this tune whirling hammond intro the opening for an anthem.

For the vinyl-condition extremist, this copy offers near perfection; it took me some time angling, re-angling the vinyl in strong light to reveal only the merest signs of paper-sleeve contact through the decades.

As you can see the labels are also flaw-free, only the Decca stamped 150 = secondsrunning time on the label (which is hardly a flaw)

A stunning copy Honest!

“Liar Liar, Pants On Fire” who?… certainly not me…

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Various Artists

Authentic R&b

British Album collecting at its most challenging!

An album lifting the greatest 60s recordings from the EXCELLO Catalogue. The track listing reads like “Who’s Who” of Southern R&B. As the selected soundfile reveals with distilled snarling exclusively male listing.

Slim Harpo, Lazy Lester, Jimmy Anderson, Lonesome Sundown, Whispering Smith, Leroy Washington, Silas Hogan’s work brought to an unsuspecting British public in 1963. It of course sold nothing on release and consequently today is one of the rarest UK compilations.

There are some light blemishes on the vinyl surfaces, but I’ve enjoyed this rarity in it’s entirety playing it from start to finish, plays perfectly and to be honest after hearing it, I was so tempted to make it a keeper.

1963 British press and Dog-RARE, not a bad track on it! Sleeve notes by Guy Stevens… R&B does not get any more collectable.

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Johnny Honeycutt

I'm Coming Over / If You Love Me

REAL DEAL NORTHERN SOUL IN IT’S RAREST FORM! an East Coast Northern Soul Holy Grail!!

To still hold it’s “impossible” reputation after what must now be near 45 years of relentless searching by every Northern Soul collector/dealer/fan on Planet Earth, solidly validates this 45 as an undisputed authentic Northern Soul Grail.

Personally, still after decades of me dreaming of “finding” a copy I have yet to encounter this Blue-Ghost in”The Wild”, it is what I would grade as Unicorn-Rare!

Only ever played by the very top-NS-jocks over the years consequently achieving a “Buy Before I Die” status. Click the soundfile to be catapulted back to a time when “One-Offs” would tease to the point of irritation and the smug looks the DJ wore as the needle dropped would stay in your mind all week…. as the green-eyed monster refused to sleep.

A record to be proud of owning - do not pass by, another may be more than a lifetime away.

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Tobi Legend

Time Will Pass You By / Heartbreaker

Over the last decade, no genre of vinyl-collectables have risen more in value, demand and unavailabilty than the “Top 500” Northern Soul classics - they have been hunted worldwide, into near extinction.

Check out those enticing flaw-free labels but please be aware although the labels look near new, the vinyl has surface marks. But we have no hesitation auctioning this Wigan Casino “3 before 8” as it plays clean & true. Check out the double soundfile we have just lifted from this actual disc.

The OCD condition conscious, it would be best to wait for the “dream” Mint minus copy to hit the market.. maybe before you depart this mortal coil… if you’re lucky..

We repeat, the vinyl has surface marks but as you can hear it plays great!! Listen, to be rocketed back to the halcyon days of The Casino… and to be reminded it is records like this that changed not only yours, but also 100,000’s other teenagers lives!!

PS the fipside is totally killer too, having lived in the shadows of the iconic a-side for decades, it should be time for some turntable outings for “Heartbreaker” also…as Tobi Larks flexes her vocal-muscle on another stand-out session.

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The winning bid was £ 617.00

Johnny Sayles

My Love's A Monster / Never Let Me Go

A listing especially aimed at those of you seeking to acquire their Northern Soul classics in their significantly rarer form..

White DEMO of this Catacombs Anthem is one listing that will make the old-school collectors armed with the knowledge this PROMO is rarely if ever encountered, sit up and take notice.

Whilst remembering there is a COUNTERFEIT stock copy that often gets sold erroneously as an original; this PROMO underlines the forger’s error of scratching in the matrix the correct way up. ORIGINALS the matrix in the deadwax is upside whilst holding the matrix in the 6 0’clock position and looking from the vinyl perimeter towards the edge of the labels. Of course the markings in the original stock copies, match this undisputed authentic PROMO copy.

Promo is perhaps as much as 500 x rarer but also emits snarling Chicago Northern Soul that demands a NS renaissance…Sam & Kitty permitting.. Time this treasure took to the turntables again..

PS the flip is a Top Drawer Deep Soul ballad from a man saturated in emotion…

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Gary Sole

Holdin On / Soul Light Touch

Amazing condition - one for the many perfectionists this auction page seems to attract. You will not encounter a finer copy, any time soon.

Considering this 45 has been a turntable fave for DJ’s who enjoy dropping the needle on the rare Northern Soul platter, that has never been bootlegged..(as if you send a clear message of O.V.O.) this 45 we can assure you has never been in a NS circuit DJ’s possession, grooves are virginal.

So click away and be prepared to be hit by a pumping New Orleans session, that wasn’t discovered until Cleethorpes had expired but Dave Thorley’s and his intrepid team of DJ’s at Stafford’s “Top Of The World” ensured it achieved immortal NS Classic status…

This Traci Borges creation has never, ever been an easy to acquisition, in 2015.. in this level of condition… it has become one Northern Soul’s vinyl challenges.

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The winning bid was £ 890.00

Monica

Freedom

Wally Osbourne crafts a racing Philly FUNKER with the power set the place alight!

Monica Burruss grabs a hold, as the prolific Wally-O takes the Richie Havens classic “Motherless Child” …deconstructs, reassembles adding fuel-injected horns and a totally crazed wah-wah guitarist; arranger Billy Brock impressively pulls the whole session together, into a melting Pot of Philly Funk!

Love the label, Wally Osbourne has provided some real winners on his label, add this one to the list. Tricky to acquire and this copy is flawless..

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The winning bid was £ 83.00

Hoagy Lands

The Next In Line

The timeless classics in their rarest USA format - could be better than money in the bank!

Well, recent demand for these Norther Soul Anthems has certainly exploded in recent months, into a vinyl feeding frenzy - we think this special piece in astonishing condition will definitely sound the Dinner-Gong to feast on “The NS Classics”

Already, your eyes with be transfixed on the beauty of this rarely seen offering. The label layout and the text instantly gives away it’s origin of a Los Angeles press, encased inside a perfect Laurie sleeve.

This PROMO copy has two totally perfect labels & playing surfaces to match.

Those of you who don’t collect British releases; obviously the ultimate would be a UK Stateside capture; but hey this USA variation is not far behind that forlorn hope. This USA West Coast DEMO is so seldom seen, so very attractive and in dream condition…

Irresistible, I the word that jumps into my head…

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The winning bid was £ 205.00

Mary Love

Born To Live With Heartache / There's Someone For Me

Mary Love’s rarest 45, as she ventured north to Sacramento to record a blend of Soulful Crossover spiked with a pinch of FUNKY attitude.

Listen and your treated to an absolutely dead-perfect for today’s Northern Soul upfront DJ and dance scene.

But do not in your excitement, do not overlook the flipside that showcases this stand-out songstress at her most tortured…killer Deep Soul..

Two fabulous tunes with decades of validated rarity behind it.

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The winning bid was £ 315.00

Sonny Herman

What About Me Vocal / Instrumental

Get out the way…

A runaway Northern Soul juggernaut is about to crash into your life!

Snarling, thumpin’, ferocious wild beast of a tune!

PROPER NORTHERN SOUL. with a real-deal instrumental version flipside.

Stand back Sonny Herman is coming through..!!

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The winning bid was £ 439.00

Lil Gray

Are You Fooling

Organic Chicago R&B Northern Soul.. from the streets.. a rawness to relish as “Lil” strolls through U.S. Warren’s horn-blown arrangement, that is forced to keep pace, with this lady’s vocal peaks and troughs, as she asks if her man is full of BS!

“Are You Fooling?” He’s promised her so much, you can hear the frustration and doubt in her voice, haven fallen for his false promises. This girl is so convincing, then Blues Guitar picker Mr. Warren delivers an R&B break bridging the session together..

It is not only this 45s elusiveness that attracts or even the two gleaming labels or the neat clean vinyl …at the end of the day Lil Gray’s vocal is so downright beseeching it makes ownership for the real Soul-Collector crucial!

Killer Chicago neighborhood - street corner Northern Soul 

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The winning bid was £ 508.00

Various Artists

These Kind Of Blues

Turn your head away now!

I’m totally made-up today to handle a “Scarlet Pimpernel” of collecting British Soul vinyl!

The highly esteemed UK label that took over the reigns from SUE as Britain’s dedicated vehicle releasing inconspicuous USA Black Music; and just like SUE designed a label that today, falls nothing short of being idolized by those serious about collecting ACTION.

We have put before you perhaps the rarest piece of vinyl B&C ever released on the label. An album that sold nothing upon release and just never comes to market. With this one being near perfect in every way

VInyl is a strong clean mint minus plays perfect

Labels are perfection itself

Fully laminated Cover is in a spectacular state - free of creases, writing , stains, tears, splits or sticker residue - you could not wish to handle a cleaner example.

The music is the gritty R&B end of 60s Soul., Bluesy down-home proper neighborhood atmospheric joys. From the likes of Junior Parker, Bobby Bland, Fention Robinson, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Willie Mae Thornton, Johnny Ace, Larry Davis, Jimmy McCracklin, Roscoe Gordon..

WARNING: If you do not already own any UK Action label do not buy this album, you will be dragged head first into a collecting addiction that will force you into being a slave to owning every single item this label created.

Do not take my word for it, visit Action-Anonymous for group therapy and listen to the harrowing tales of previously normal people who have dedicated their lives to it… and still don’t own this LP.

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The winning bid was £ 178.00

Reparata And The Delrons

Panic

What with Tobi Legend gracing these pages this week and now Reparata & The Delrons it could turn into a “Divas Of The Casino” week.

Check out this head-turning Green & White DEMO, I can’t even remember the last time I saw one..?

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The winning bid was £ 201.00

Jimmy Mccracklin

Get Back

This week’s rare Northern Soul offering comes from one of the pioneers of the sound..another all-time great to emerge from the beautiful California Bay Area; and like his neighbors Etta James, Sugar Pie DeSanto they all had that ability to add “sunshine” into their Blues; with Jimmy McCracklin the magician of embedding a hook into the rhythm, that just caught you.

This 1957 session is no exception, you just gotta dance, you gotta sway, you gotta get up and move..as Jimmy Mac directs his orchestra to softly serve the goods on a wave of controlled horns and full male group answering choruses and he lazily delivers the lyrics.

THIS IS A KILLER - I LOVE IT!!!

You’ll still be singing it tomorrow… and the day after.

Rare Northern Soul R&B at it’s most uplifting!

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The winning bid was £ 133.00

Don Charles

I've Got Everything I've Got You

Don Charles is one of Britain’s “lost” talents, although well know to the serious British Soul collectors for his fabulous version of Ray Pollard’s “The Drifter”. But this silky smooth Beat-Ballad remains off most everyone’s radar at it’s rarity since 1968 has never diminished.

A British flipside that has ghost like passed by us all, until recently shock waves rumbled through the UK Soul collecting fraternity. When at a huge set sale price from a respected dealer alerted everyone, that this 45 needed a listen.

Afterall Don is no stranger to the “Soul” Sound as already mentioned “THe Drifter” he did a killer take on; Ben E. King’s “Hermit Of Misty Mountain” was a good ‘un. Having said that I know of no other version of this song, that Don Charles produced himself. Borrowing the opening bars from it seems an obscure big production at it starts like a “Brill Building” staple.

Don’s easy-experience style lends perfectly to the mushrooming arrangement that swells to a crescendo, leaving you in no doubt that the eye-watering price tag it recently carries is fully justified.

Classy, British made - Beat-Ballad Heaven !

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Four Tops

Without The One You Love / Love Has Gone

Not as easy to acquire as you would think..

Even though Dave Godin, coined the phrase in the “Tamla Motown Appreciation Society # 2. Dear Swinger and Friends wave goodbye to the Motown Revue’s recent British Tour. Looking forward to their return in March 1965.” with this 45 being the release of the moment.. it sold only a meagre few.

Proven by the fact this century we have sold 3 DEMO copies and likewise only 3 stock copies and none have been in this standard of condition..

This listing, the vinyl reveals only the lightest surface blemish in strong light, looks & plays flawless; not forgetting the flip side “Love Is Gone” is one the the group’s finest moments..

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The winning bid was £ 162.00

Rokk

Patience / Don't Be No Fool

Now for something in a different class..

When Jazz meets Soul the result is usually the same, skilled musicians seldom work with average vocalists..

So enjoy this spectacular cocktail of focused soaring vocals riding the wriggling flute, strumming guitar as the group lay down the foundation for one impressive and decidedly different dancer.

I was wondering why this gathering were so tight? Then reading the credits all became clear when the founder member of the Vee Jay label Calvin Carter teams up with one of Los Angeles most talented grassroots producers James Dockery (no stranger to crafting slaying Northern Soul)

We adore the flipside too.. even more thinking mans Jazzy/Soul to consider..

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The winning bid was £ 588.00

Gloria Walker

You Hit The Spot Baby / Walking With My New Love

Authentic ORIGINAL first press of this angry slab of Sister NOrthern Soul that has been detonating dancefloors all over Europe with the persuasive cocktail of PMT deliver vocal, dirty-filthy suggestive Sax blowing and unrelenting guitar strumming firing the dance-rhythm home..

Total dance, perfectly fitting into today’s Rare-Soul tastes ..

More later..

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The winning bid was £ 87.00

Patti & The Emblems

I'm Gonna Love You A Long, Long Time / My Heart's So Full Of You

Top 500 Northern Soul floor packing classics, in perfect condition - watch this one go….

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Broadways

You Just Don't Know / Sweet Heavenly Melody

What is it about the MGM Black stock copy - other than it looking oh so smart in it’s birthday sleeve, or is it maybe because we know MGM rarely skimped on their productions.

I have heard derogatory mumblings about this tune being “Four Seasons” in style - blue-eyed Northern Soul. THINK AGAIN check out the men behind it’s construction.

Charlie Koppelman & Don Rubin are no strangers to the Brill Building styled big production, neither is fellow New Yorker Trade Martin, a name so familiar with the Northern Soul collector, as Trade just had that gift for serving up feelgood NS arrangements.

But this song is stand-out Northern Soul for more reasons than the producers or the well credited arranger.. check out the writers… Drake Hollon wrote songs for Linda Jones, Timothy Wilson, Teri Bryant, Florence Ballad etc.

The co-writer has an even more impressive portfolio cutting his teeth with Motown in the company Eddie Holland. Writing such Northern Soul greats as “Exus Trek” Lenny Curtis - Nothing Can Help you Now…

There is always a reason for the birth of a stand out song no matter what colour the artists skin.. there was a “Dream Team” behind this killer tune. Little wonder the last time we listed it, there was a 6 0’clock scrap to own it’s brilliance!

condition btw is flawless 

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Dell Randle

The Monkey And The Beatles

As the term “Tittyshaker” starts to create an underground following on the internet, the movement searches for more and more previously overlooked 50’s/60s dance-exotica gems.

An addictive genre that once you dip your toe in, you will before long be imagining swimming in a deep pool of well endowed Mama’s, dancing and shaking their wares up close and intimate.

This example is INSANELY RARE Bay Area San Francisco off-the-wall R&B Hammond instrumental that will have you seeking more of the style.

Dell is an unsung talent who did very obscure but very impressive work with that mysterious Northern Soul contributor Othello Robertson. Here he is in a different mood, attacking the keyboard whipping up a storm as he name-checking “Major Lance” whilst spanking out a “Do What You Wanna Do” rhythm… The Monkey, Wobble, Shake, Twist, Stroll…

This is dance craze at it’s most-convincing…

Northern Soul bring on some Tittyshakers.. . this is a Big Booby of a tune!!

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Ballads

I Can't See Your Love (for The Tears In My Eyes)

As demand for this 1965 Oakland, California vocal group floor-destroyer hots up and as the Vee Jay label release starts to disapper. We thougth it may be nice to be able to capture one on Lonnie Hewitt’s Oakland WEE label.

This s the BUNKY’S PICK Chicago promoted variation not the “impossible” first press 988 42nd. Street, Oakland’s locally addressed press . But still looks a beauty as this Bunky Bill Sheppard supported Red labelled Devil takes to he internet…

Vinyl and labels are flawless, rarely witness is pristine condition. Click the soundfile to see why the Vee Jay copies have been changing owners for healthy 3 figure sums…

Relentless, frantic Northern Soul precisely delivered by Nathan Romerson, Leslie La Palmer, Johnny Foster and Rico Thompson. The Bay Areas most accomplish male vocal-group of their time.

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Williams Brothers

Ghetto Boy Parts 1 & 2

RARE 1973 Ghetto FUNKER!

giving up a perfect dance-rhythm, driven by haunting distant trumpets, ferocious Wah Wah plucking and tireless Bongos belting out an invitation to dance. Angry delinquent vocals attack the arrangement with relentless defiant snarls and screams.

Outrageous FUNK that fits perfect into today’s DJ remit to get te house jumping. Played loud, it refuses to let you rest fir a second..

Unforgiving FUNK at it it’s most-invasive!

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