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Blues And Soul

# 21 July / August 1969

Mint - / Mint -

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Soul Historians here is the seldom seen July 1969 issue 21 in spectacular condition, even retains the Blues & Soul ON DISC supplement where John Abbey rated new UK Soul releases for July/August 1969. (makes very interesting reading)

With the 1966 UK Philips release, The Flamingos - Boogaloo Party - being the most-wanted 45 on the All-night scene for three years. Blues & Soul dedicate two pages to the group, as Philips re-issued this dance-floor destroyer to meet the unprecedented demand. A rare peek into the story of this fabulous New York gathering. There is of course the consistently controversial, but essential read of the Dave Godin column. Which sparked debate in previous issues whether the Dave Godin column should be curtailed.. but readers letters in this edition give the “Sou Governor” 100% support.

Spy the centerfold spread of a stunning Smokey Robinson & the Miracles stage shot. + Bios and pics on: The Flamingos, The Drifters + the discography & Al Wilson..

Eye-catc hing record company adverts include. Soul City, Action, Tamla Motown, MCA Soul Bag (hence Jackie Wilson on the front cover) and of course Atlantic pushing Otis Redding - Love Man, Major Lance - Follow The Leader etc.

Here is a fundamental window into the burgeoning British Soul scene prior to the 70’s “lift off”

I’ve personally never encountered a Blues & Soul early number A5 style mag in finer condition.. and this edition is such an enlightening read..

plus of course the front cover is a “framer” 

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