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You Should Know C/w Eleven O'clock

My first love, without question is USA male vocal group harmony Northern Soul so when one of Soul most talented (if a little unsung) producers is on the job - you gotta sit up and take notice.

Stan Vincent most famous for his “Ooh Baby” The Five Stairsteps hit. Had a way with guiding vocal groups through fulfilling orchestra productions.

Let’s take the A-side first

.. a total killer of a tune, sees The Notations rise to the challenge of Stan’s full orchestra arrangement with a Mike Terry styled baritone sax burping away at all the right moments punctuating skilfully served harmony vocals…for me this is a masterpiece that has been passed over, mainly due to RARITY! not many can boast this gorg-tune in their DJ boxes.

But wait!

There’s more, the flip is is only a note behind in quality, danceabilty and craft.. Take a listen to ” Eleven O’Clock” you will be wondering why you’ve never heard of it before.. it’s a stunning piece of work.. like all of Stan’s projects, it’s precise and so finely-forged.

TWO great sides - one very elusive disc!

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Lee Roye

Tears (nothing But Tears) C/w Who Am I

There is no better vinyl-investment than Northern Soul true classics in Mint condition - this 45 is another capture from a collection that had no interest in anything but Blues. Everything else was filed in label order, and left alone.

No signs of play until we released it from it’s sleeve not a blemish or any sign of aging to either label. This is perfection - the minus is because we are cautious to use the word MINT it is after all 46 years old. A New Yorker that rammed the floors of all the Northern Soul clubs of the 70s..and still to this day it is received with a round of applause.. could we ever tire of it..

Lee Roye himself has always been shrouded in mystery .. but a little investigation states it was initially credited to arranger TOM SELLERS until receiving a more commercially pleasing name.

Some great credits this disc has too. Rudy Clark (songwriter suprene), Ralph Bailey (no stranger to crafting NS), Tom Sellers, Bert Keyes & Bob Elgin all pulled together by the production prowess of Jerry Katz.. little wonder this is just helluva tune!

PS is Jerry Katz, a non-de-plume for Jerry Kasenetz and Jeff Katz? “Quick Joey Small” tell us, I’m intrigued.. by all the mystery this 45 emits…

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Fran Oliver

Next Time You See Me

Doc Oliver is never one to disappoint…

This 45 has been bubblin’ away on the back burner for decades - now starting to break the surface of the imaginative early-doors sets (Get to hear DJ Ann Taylor early-doors now she does a cool-set) Anyhow back to the listing, an elusive Chicago street-level production that instantly catches your attention, with the subtly caressed bongos at the intro.

Fran’s “Teri Goodnight” off-key vocal style works wonders with Doc Oliver’s minimalistic approach as an infectious keyboard works it’s way into your brain, enriched by subtle horns. This is smart-producing as the whole mix builds up and has you totally hooked.

We think this rarity deserves more than early-doors as you cannot ovoid it turning into a Northern Soul ear-worm…

Infectious in the extreme, drenched in potential for the BIg-Ticket.. like so many tunes just requires that Ann Tayloresque DJ to push the boundaries of our music… with this this 45 though you can be pretty sure the DJ before and after you, will most-probably not have a copy…

Go on stamp your mark…

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Dave Charles

Ain't Gonna Cry No More

Proper Stomping Classic-style Northern Soul with a huge reputation.

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Flora D.

Way Out Baby C/w

This weeks obscure Northern Soul R&B offering is a rare Chicago Sister-Shaker that was honored on the “Foxy R&B: Richard Stamz Chicago Blues” CD but as a 45 in this fine condition it is one very tough cookie to find.

We can find a WWW auction copy anything above used and abused.

So listen to a gal who is about to drill a hole in your head with her anguished screech out flanking Harold Burrage’s horn arrangement. The cocktail is an intoxicating urban R&B dancer of the most compelling kind, with Flora’s voice literally knocks you sideways before the robust sax-break takes the recording up yet another level.

Check out it’s undeniable power full of persuasive qualities to ignite the floorspace.

LOVE IT!

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Soul City

Cold Hearted Blues C/w Who So You Think You Are

Double helping of angry attitude driven Philadelphia Northern Soul.

The sides we lead with is currently making waves throughout the Northern Soul as a DJ choice when the room needs a good shake up! The partnership of Mike Lewis & Stuart Wiener famous with the NS crowd for many 60’s Philly creations..veer slightly off their normally smooth and easy style production with an angry raucous stomper that smacks you in the face ans the lead vocal gravel coated throat growls out the lyrics.

But in true Lewis/Wierner style the session is decorated with a high pitch Girl chorus, strengthened by a male vocal-group presence. Blaring horns weld it all together for a sensational slab of proper-Northern Soul that for decades was a neglected flipside.

The previous preferred choice for turntable outings was “Who So You Think You Are” which is every note as good (if not better), with an even stronger habitation of vocal group back up. Fabulous bass-vocal supporting girl group shrieks and deafening horns.

Two totally audacious recordings dripping strutting arrogance.

THIS IS NORTHERN SOUL - with a balls!

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Eddie Daye & The 4 Bars

Guess Who Loves You C/w What Am I Gonna Do

SHRINE TIME !

A….and a beauty it is too - total vocal group Northern Soul - with Harry Bass again working his magic on another compelling horn-driven Northern Soul dance arrangement littered with vibes and both male & sister harmony back-uo….

THIS IS PERFECT NORTHERN SOUL!

Although the a-side is gob-smacking Northern Soul, do not overlook the Deep Soul flip side, with the $4 Bars supporting Mr. Daye’s unwavering distressed pleading.

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Essence Of Love

I Want To Share My Love With You

A Eugene Smiley not for the first times offers exceptional & rare Kansas City dance-soul.

Upbeat, relentless dance production showcasing a strong n’lively lead vocal chasing a swift string propelled backing track. Some delightful key changes will keep the dancers captivated - fine sax interventions but again the principle pleasing-feature that lifts this track up into “stand-out” is the persistent vocal-group chorus supporting the lyric at ever possible moment.

Strong dancefloor with all the ingredients for dancefloor-ignition and it’s rare too

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Marvelettes

I'll Keep On Holding On C/w No Time For Tears

Lovely clean “Factory Sample” British TMG 518 in immaculate condition still living in it’s original birth-sleeve.

I’m struggling to find a flaw on this 1965 Motown classic that emerged as a All-Night club dance classic throughout the 60s with the magical-power to still have the same effect 49 years later.

Northern Soul classic, Motown girl-group perfection and in the standard of condition that will not require any future upgrading. Vinyl on both sides only reveals light paper-sleeve contact blemishes - and these are not easy to detect. both label & the birth-jacket are immaculate also.

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Johnnie Hoyle

What About Me C/w It Won't Be This Way Always

SO RARE!

Independent Nashville Northern Soul backed with a sheering aching Deep Soul ballad, with both sides emblazoned with an emphatic sister-vocal - almost recreating a male-falsetto feeling, comfortably cradled by a horn and a subtle hammond arrangement.

This is “Real” soul with a beautifully constructed mid-tempo dance stroller, every note as good as any “greats” that sit in this much-loved design. A shuffler of immense quality and style, as she pleads for answer for her neglect.

Flip it over and Johnnie displays “hurt” on another level, with an on-your-knees testament of love; again supported by Tennessee horns & hammond. The approach works perfectly as Ms. Hoyle serves up exquisite pain.

Two killer soul-sides - one very RARE disc

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Rhythm Machine

Originasl 1976 Press

231488RARE 1976 original press!

Not only a killer album offering up a fine-blending of FUNK, Vocal Group Northern Soul, slick Crossover dance-groove & some stunning Sweet Soul. We have taken a soundfile a cross-section of this 7 man gathering crisply honed versatility.

5 tracks with have lifted from the 8 tracks on offer.

The condition is as follows both labels are flawless, close inspection of the vinyl reveals light surface marks, light insignificant surface blemishes NONE of which transfer to the stylus. Check out the fine clean soundfile, it plays a strong clean excellent.

The COVER we have as always scanned both sides - front cover as was the habit in those days has received a neat “cellotape” strengthening around the top / bottom & spine (see scan) - back cover has a light water stain bottom right (see scan)

There is no need to stress the importance of this ultra-hunted album - as the sound-files and seldom seen status will do all the talking.

A LP Grail of momentous importance..

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Billy Miranda

You Could've Had A Good Thing Going C/w Count Your Teardrops

From the same guys who ran that intriguing East Coast label “Sound Of Soul” working out Brooklyn & Queens; Eddie, Robert & John E. Gray produced some fine ground-level Northern Soul in the shape of E. J. Chandler, Sandy Waddy etc.

But this is the “Gray” family’s triumph with BOTH sides giving up mighty Northern Soul winners that as of yet have never been re-issued or bootlegged. This 45s genuine rarity has kept it from the “Bad Boys” clutches, whilst it’s reputation has steadily swelled over the decades.

Top side is an amazing clone for “Roy Hamilton’s - Cracking Up Over You -” whether that be by design or just a coincidence, the recording shimmers with “Crackin’ Up” similarities making it so readily received by the dancer (not that the crowd ever hear this goodie) again rarity the main cause.

Flip it over for a tune that has also been held in high regard by those more dedicated collectors who never stop looking past the obvious, and obviously the Gray’s thought it worthy of an A-Side listing.. again BIg City vocal boomer.

BOTH sides are humongous vocal Northern Soul belters whichever one you play. Listen as Billy purrs, snarls & growls his way through both sides with consummate power and calm… so impressive.

Two great sides - one extremely highly regarded disc - for obvious reasons

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J. J. Barnes

Baby, Please Come Back Home C/w Easy Living

GROOVESVILLE BABY GROOVESVILLE.

Lifted from the legendary 1969 UK Stax album that gave birth to one of Northern Soul’s finest “Sweet Sherry” to this day ranks high of my short list of exit day tune for church. Such was it’s effect on me as a youngster attending “The Cats”

Having said that Don Davis’s “Groovesville” production-machine has literally 100s of stand-out soul recordings to it’s credit. The world talks of the “Motown Sound” but Don’s productions also had a unique sound all of it’s own - right up their just behind “Pied Piper” as my preferred “sound Of Detroit”.

Before you today are TWO fabulous examples of his work, this time with Detroit-Doyen J. J. Barnes who’s vocal lifts off like a train entering a tunnel, J. J. sounds off a warning of the treat that is with about to overwhelm - flip it over and J. J. again inspires with his sultry take on Melvin Davis’s soul-masterpiece earlier credited to the Holidays..

Two thoroughly tantalizing Detroit-Delight - The Sound of Groovesville nothing much compares.. to it.

This 1969 UK DEMO is a sparkling Mint minus throughout..

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Maestro & Company Featuring Jay Poole

I Love You C/w Funky Music (to Spank By)

Soul man Jay Poole this time a few miles away from his usual Westchester, Illinois recording haunts, as he aids Maestro & Company on the vocal of this Greenville, South Carolina child.

Two very strong soul sides covering two contrasting genres.

Topside we lead with is an heavenly soulful stepper, with Angel-like girl-backing lead the way for Jay Poole to penetrate your soul with his exquisite pleading. The subtle unobtrusive backing of gently caressed cymbals, the lovingly blown horns and swirling strings pad the sessions.

But just listen to those session ladies - wow they soar up and over the production taking the song and Mr. Poole’s being to another level .

KILLER MID-PACED STEPPER!

Flip it over and the gang get on up into FUNK mode…as Charles Madison flexes his diverse talents and brings the horns to front with “Kool” styled dance - the girls are still there but in a totally different mood as PMT kicks in and they feel the defiant groove perfectly.

Two forceful tunes from two very “in-vogue” rare soul genres of the moment..

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G. Davis & R. Tyler

Hold On Help Is On The Way

First spun by the legendary “Cats” DJ Blue Max “Millward” who used it as an introduction to his set before it took off big; achieving a wider appreciation @ Cleethorpes Pier/ Wigan Casino/ St. Ives etc.Today this New Orleans instrumental classic is leading the charge back into the Northern Soul instrumental sound - sparking in the last few months several requests for this oldie..and as if by fate one walks through the door.

So the “instrumental NS Sound” is back, after at least two decades of falling completely out of favour, until recently the non-vocal is back in vogue.

George Davis & Alvin Red Tyler turn in a masterclass of guitar picking reminiscent of Cal Green Los Angeles sessions as the duo pluck away with a mixture of blues/Jazz & Soul. The horns lifting it to another level..

Memories are made of this and how refreshing to hear it again..

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Arabians

(please) Take A Chance On Me C/w You Upset Me Baby

Beautifully flawless PROMO of this fine Detroit-born slab of Northern Soul.

A dancefloor favourite for decades but surprisingly never bootlegged…always a record you can drop into any set at anytime and be guaranteed the floor will not dwindle.. and one I find that allows a slightly obscurer vocal group rarity to comfortably slot right in behind it.

Another fine Detroit James Hendrix session with the invaluable skills of McKinley Jackson guiding the dance arrangement.

This is silky, solid Northern Soul from a source that consistently gave up finely tuned Motor City 60s Northern..

Note this PROMO is the VINYL press variation - and do not overlook the equally captivating flipside

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Jean Terrell

Rising Cost Of Love C/w I Had To Fall In Love

From her coveted album “I Had To Fall In Love” comes this fabulous version of the sought-after Darrow Fletcher 45 on Atlantic; and just like Darrow’s prize, this version too is very tricky to snare as the 7”, as it’s again ONLY on the STOCK copy.

This seldom seen stocker is MINT - in every respect ,so take a clear listen to a lady who’s vocal took her to Motown top replace Diana Ross in the Supremes in 1970.

Jean vocal carries a truckload more soul - which took the Supremes away from their encroaching entrenchment into “Pop” as the new trio cut their crowning glory “Stoned Love”…

5 years later Jean was with A&M for an all too brief solo career. Her album is rightly considered one of the finest “Sister-Soul” solo albums of the 70s. As she joined Philly virtuoso Bobby Martin who along with Len Ron Hanks & Zane Grey craft a forceful fusion of funk, soul & jazz whilst lushly applying those Philly strings… a wondrous groove.

Awesome stuff and as this stock copy - annoyingly elusive!

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Tammaraw

I Don't Want To Lose You C/w That's The Way

Arthur Fenn’s former “Newday” cover up.. boy that man has taste…

Me off course I’m not renown for DJing great modern-soul records - but this baby does sit in my DJ box because I think it’s an utterly top-quality tune, that has not had enough exposure. I’ve often played it in radio sets etc. so I feel pretty privileged to be able to auction this title and again try and highlight a record that should cross over to the Northern Soul rooms for even more plaudits.

Do not take my word for it, click the soundfile now…

It unleashes an hybrid of carefully constructed soul, laced with a jazz/funk style arrangement. The effect is stunning, so much so I first played it 15 minutes ago and I’ve dropped the arm on it 3 times in succession since.

So very classy and made classier with a smokey lead vocal from Val Brown steep in character.

This is a TUNE! “Propa” as “Dithers” so aptly put it..

But do not overlook the flipside is a highly-pitched girl-led (Jamie Randall) totally haunting ballad. 

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Edwin Starr

War C/w He Who Picks A Rose

some of these later TMG 700s as DEMO copies are darn hard to find. As I’m sure avid British Motown hoarders will confirm.

TMG 754 as a promo is one of those strange vinyl-anomalies that defy all logic as to why is it rarer than most-other 700’s. But according to our sales data, we have actually ad more copies of the fabled TMG 720 than this example.

The a-side is of course a fine example of Norman Whitfield’s genius, that rocketed off Motown in a totally different direction when Mr. Whitfield’s ingenious & individual blending of Psychedelic Funk & Soul caught the public imagination.

So to the flipside - same song that The Carstairs made a Northern Soul classic and a Golden Torch anthem and of course a reworking of Jimmy Ruffins current Northern Soul club-favourite.

Oddly this side has received only sparse Northern Soul action, surprising considering the punch it packs! Total “Starr” style Northern Soul filled with the energy only Edwin can deliver!

Two great sides - one rare PROMO - so to the condition - do carefully inspect the label scan particularly the center hole - the vinyl shards produced during the die-cut process are still hanging there - condition does not get much finer than that tell tale sign of recent stylus-virginity.

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Delbert And The Stewart Sensation

Stewart's Sensation C/w How Far Can Our Love Go?

We like different:

.. and it seems most of our long term customers all love the weird wonderful things you can discover whilst digging below the surface of soul music.

The Delbert Stewart D.I.Y. Cincinnati, Ohio project is so delightfully primitive, that is the whole attraction of it’s being. Every week we try and make our selection of 15 as diverse as we possibly can. This weird one ticks all the boxes to be heard, it will no doubt polarize opinion as Delbert jumps from a hammond propelled funky jazzed-up vocal group dancer on one side - to a vocal harmony ballad on the other.

Funky side only has brief vocals introducing the band, then a banging hammond driven by a crazed keyboard player takes over.. wild to say the least.

Flip it over and it’s the side Delbert lead with locally - an off-key “Roshell Anderson” style deliver is supported by a shrill group echoing support. atmospheric setting is lifted again by a pedestrian but persistent hammond organ.

Both sides scream “independent” production but the charm and endeavor of this street-level enterprise shines through..

Comes in perfect condition along with it’s “Radio Station Response Post Card” that unfortunately for Delbert never got used..

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Bobby Barnes

Thank You For Loving Me C/w You Make My Life (a Sunny Day)

What time is it? - It’s Soul Time!!

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29 X 45s

The Kent 100 Club - The Full Set

For the first time ever the FULL Set of 100 Club 45s. The promo only gifts on the door of Oxford Streets World famous 100 Club anniversaries.

29 complete and perfect.

Offering up 58 sides of pure joy.. as Ady Croasdell maintained his high standards with every single release,. and all previously unissued. Unrivaled really when you consider the miss-mash other UK Soul label cobbled together.

When it comes to post 1980 UK releases this series is by far & away the most hunted.

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Sandy Wynns

The Touch Of Venus

Eye-Candy from down-under.

Especially picked for the growing band of collectors who like to own the Northern Soul true-classics in their most unusual form.

An enduring classic dripping with class - Ed Cobb’s submission to Motown that only got as far as Patrice Holloway and a studio “lick it and see” version. Perhaps not “poppy” enough for a 1964 Motown release, but certainly way ahead of it’s time in terms of the fluid seamless dance production.

Then Ed Cobb offered it to Edna Wright and a Northern Soul anthem was born.

In this form you won’t need us or anyone else to confirm it’s serious rarity. Looks gorgeous, plays beautiful on that high quality Australian-vinyl and those Ozzie’s always bowl us over with their those creative label designs.

A Head-turner …

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Maximilian

The Snake

A MOD anthem that is no easy find on it’s original USA Big Top release but as an immaculate 1961 UK Promo it really is insanely elusive.

Maxfield Doyle Crook an inventive musician captures the essence of “Go-Go” with a mix of primitive electro & wailing Sax lightened up by a zinging xylophone effect to craft an instrumental from the 60s still entrenched in the sputnik-age of spacey instrumental.

How memorable is this ear-worm that the 3rd generation of British MODS took to their heart and made a huge wanted tune.

The beauty of this listing is so much wider than it’s ingenious Boo-Ga-Loo inducing dance qualities; To the avid British collector the sparkling condition of the rare DEMO may prove to much to pass by.

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Major Lance

Um, Um , Um, Um, Um, Um + 5

British ONLY SIX track EP complete with unique laminated cover.

1963 was the year the innovative pioneer DJ Roger Eagle kicked off his now fabled “Twisted Wheel” all-nighters. With one of this EP’s tracks “Monkey Time” in 1964 lighting the way for what was to become an unparallelled NS admiration of this renowned Chicago Soul Man. As all his recordings over the coming years featured in British club sets.

This EP however throws up a few tracks NOT issued on a single in the UK or USA “Hitch Hike” “The Bird” “Keep On Loving You” never made 45. With Major Debut Okeh recording “Delilah” never enjoying an issue as a c7” in the USA.

overlooked is the last track side two “Keep On Loving You” a Curtis Mayfield project carries Northern Soul potential to this day.

So an EP with so much to offer - in fine clean condition - and bonus sleeve notes by the legendary WVON DJ E. Rodney Jones.

It’s got the lot.. 6 cool tracks, one “pop-art” kinky cover, historical sleeve notes and genuine rarity + fully 6 great recordings covering The Majors early years.

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Hyperions

Why You Wanna Treat Me Like You Do C/w Believe In Me

Fantastic Los Angeles Northern Soul that lay on my front room carpet after returning from a Los Angeles buying trip with 68 unissed Motown Acetates, Johnny Honeycutt, Four Tracks and many other top drawer tunes of the day after Simon Soussan let me into his recent haul.

The focus of coarse was on the big hitters, but one visitor that day looked beyond the obvious, my memory is fading but it was either Gary Spencer, Steve Smith or Butch who purchased this 45 then an unknown. I hardly noticed it had passed through my hands, until within weeks it was a monster tune. As I overlooked it’s infectious quality, in it’s all too brief appraisal.

Since then, decades have past and very very few copies have ever come my way, today it still stands and a hugely well received under-played oldie of genuine rarity.

Listening today, if titles like The Originals “Baby Have Mercy On Me” were not piled up on my sofa - I would surely have asked a kings-ransom for this killer - back then perceived a one-off.

This copy has some light surface marks but as you can hear it plays superbly - and as you can seen both labels are unblemished.

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Joe Hicks

I Gotta Be Free C/w Don't It Make You Feel Funky

The very RARE and highly coveted AGC # 2 release that utilizes # 1 issue “Don’t It Make You Feel Funky” as the flipside.

So very rarely comes to market as the “I Gotta Be Free” as the a-side.

Two thumpin’ Northern Soul juggernauts on one disc with enviable NS rarity kudos. Click the soundfile stand back and be prepared to be steamrollered by two California spring of 1968 runaway trucks!

Condition is gleaming!

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Curtis Lee & The Kcp's

Everybody's Going Wild C/w Get In My Bag

Wow! how often do you see this fabulous Northern Soul stomper as the 1967 British PROMO!

Label owner Jack Taylor & Robert Gallo again craft thumping Northern Soul for their highly regarded New York based Rojac label (Robert/Jack), which UK CBS had rights to release during the mid-60s.

Not only is this format insanely hard to acquire, it also gives up shocking levels of Soul-potency that must have sent shivers down the backs of the Twisted Wheel congregation.

The side we lead with is searing Northern Soul, high-octane injected, rasping drop of the real-thing.

Flip it over for the side that Jack & Bob considered held the most-chance of sales and your treated to an explosive Hunk-Of-Funk! That has been receiving lots of attention from the DJ’s who like to shake it up, in a different direction.

Two fab sides one extremely rare disc that will have those British DEMO addicts extremely excited.

This copy has fine clean vinyl both sides the only flaw we can fine is a tiny unobtrusive “x” and a sticker blemish on the orange “A” side. (see scan)

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Denise La Salle

A Love Reputation C/w One Little Thing

Highly desirable PROMO

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Bud Harper

Mr,. Soul C/w Let Me Love You

Recenty we have been most fortunate in having in the Twisted Wheel inspired “R N’ B Scene” magazines edition and launched by “Wheel Legend” Roger Eagle. Allegedly Roger was on the Duke / Peacock mailshot for new releases so perhaps the first copy played at that influential Club was Peacock 1939 .

But we’re pretty sure other “Niters” of the period would have played it off the now coveted British Vocalion 1965 release. This 45 during the 60s became a Soul-Boys theme tune, as being a MOD/Soul-Boy was so aptly covered by the moniker “Mr. Soul”, it was soon recognized as a classic spin.

Later of course the flipside “Let Me Love You” emerged as the Northern Soul spin of choice.

Today before you it’s by far it’s most wanted form - Vocalion DEMO’s are damn difficult to find, but when it comes to one of the greatest Soul tunes ever released by Decca - you are talking records that just don’t leave collections once secured.

Condition is impeccable; “Mr Soul” side has one very light blemish on the vinyl EX+. Flipside vinyl is Mint -. View the label scans a-side has a radio station file #. and a Decca 2.30 running time stamp. Flipside label is clean.

Rarity? Well it’s the first DEMO we have listed in at least 15 years as we have no record of it on our database… and it’ll perhaps be another 15 years before we list another. Saturated with history, kudos and collectabilty.

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O'kaysions

Girl Watcher

Call me old fashioned but I do appreciate the “first” original local labels and don’t we just adore those cheesy group shot Picture Sleeves with a most-unlikely bunch of good-looking guys serving up classic Northern Soul!

From the backwoods of Wilson, North Carolina to achieve a “Gold Record” when the power of ABC distribution turned this into a huge hit and of course a big 60s Brit-club hit also. A Twisted Wheel classic spin - but in these clothes, so very desirable for those of you who appreciate “firsts”

Complete with it’s rarely spied Picture Cover, it’s sparse but beautiful gold text on black label..

Vinyl has a few light marks but as you can hear it plays superbly - the Piccy sleeve I could gaze at for an age wondering how these guys served up such a compelling “soul” club dance experience; of coarse it was “The Beach” influence - but don’t they don it well, even if their dress sense comes into question… a little

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Exits

I Don't Want To Hear It

The gathering of Jimmy Conwell, Godoy Colbert, Sir Hank Graham again serve up stand-out vocal group Northern Soul.

Another rarity that is crying out for more club turntable exposure than it has received over the years - but we can forgive because it is these guys rarest offering on the label.

In signature style Jimmy Conwell’s pleading vocal reaches out to us all, gliding along an unobtrusive arrangement adorned with creamy harmony vocal chorus and a considerate horns that only blare out as the vocal pauses. A true sign a masterclass soul-producing.

This NEEDS to be heard - it is a sleepy-beauty who requires just a kiss to stir and impress.. at this very moment totally under-valued, in the future who knows what price - especially as a Mint - copy seldom come to market.

Do not overlook the the bonus of the lush instrumental version on the flipside showcasing Sir Graham’s production skills without Jimmy’s overwhelming, decidedly heart wrenching lead vocal.

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Appointments

Keep Away C/w (funny Feelin') Stepping Closer

The work of East Coast Soul Master Gene Redd is right up there with the very most respected writer/producers.

This listing represents one of his rarest 45s, a fabulous vocal-group Northern Soul dancer that so seldom comers to market.

Take a listen to the soothing intro that turns into layer after layer of mood changing soul, as Mr. Redd constructs the session. Nothing is spared as the pleading vocal begs “space” and the backing singers raise the bar from cooing to squealing as the emotion blows up.

Gene mixes harmony with and lush instrumental into a top-drawer slab of Northern bridged by an impressive instrumental break.

FANTASTIC STUFF!

Flip it over over and it’s NOT “Funny Feelin” but the highly sought after “STEPPINCLOSER” (Dart 3510) with all the “in vogue” ingredients for today’s scene as Gene gets a tad FUNKY; utilizing all the same assets to again craft a belting piece a Northern Soul this time with “edge”, as the horns whip up a rage and the girls enter soul-frenzy as the Prince Of Musical-Assertion keeps ramping up the production.

Want it rare, want great value for your investment, this jewel offers that in abundance..lush top side, and the “miss-press” chunk-of-FUNK flip.

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Corletts

I'm Getting Tired C/w Lost Without Your Love

An early Patrick Adams collaboration with Bobby Robinson crafts two exceptional girl-group Northern Soul dancers.

Top side is real-deal “Whoo-Whoo” Northern Soul saturated in booming brass and an ear-splitting lead vocal supported by her shrill classmates. Total Northern Soul, that briskly gives up proper adrenaline-inducing NS dance.

Since the heady days of “The Stomper Rules” and it’s premature bootlegging on the styrene “Bobby Robinson” label BR, this rarity has become more coveted for the classier flipside. A mid-tempo dream which carries all the same ingredients but arguably double-the-attraction, as it’s totally perfect for today’s dancefloor.

The “Schoolgirl” lead vocal who proclaims she’s been left with a “Hole In Her Heart” makes every word of the poignant lyrics count, as she squeals her pain and anguish caused by lost love. Utterly SUPERB ! and so deserving of the attention it has received from the DJ’s who try and push the NS envelope.

Proper double-sider offering value & excellence along with proven rarity.

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Moses Smith

The Girl Across The Street C/w Hey Love (i Wanna Thanks You)

Wanna feel 18 again… click the soundfile

Want to know why the addiction of Northern Soul vinyl collecting is just as strong now as it ever was - gaze upon the label scan..

… few love affairs last a lifetime…

I’m still in love..

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Troy Dodds

Try My Love C/w The Real Thing

MINT and perhaps my favourite rare soul label design EVER, so beautiful…

So how pleasing is it that this head-turner, is no one-trick Soul-Blonde. It also offers the keeper TWO fabulous examples of Sunny California Northern Soul..or should that read “Foggy” California - as this is one of the peaks within that rich vein of 60s Bay Area Soul.

Rick Appling’s collaboration with Troy Dodds, was a meeting of two giant sounds as the production had to marry with Mr. Dodds earthquake inducing vocal..and it does just that note for note the mid-paced steamroller delivers POWER decorated with squealing and consummate horn blows.

Flip it over for a side..so far neglected by NS Jocks but so similar in make-up it would be a certain hit, if it got more than it’s occasional airing… we know what Troy’s vocal is about to do; the swooning girls are still there, salivating over that voice; so Mr. Appling pulls as if from nowhere a crazed saxophonist, who does a most-unforgettable break and those lusting girls go totally insane… tell me a record with a stronger girl studio presence than this session ignites…

TWO sides just giving it righyt up - and doing it down and oh so dirty!

In fact my copy is going back in the DJ box for “The Real Thing” to follow David Coleman’s “Drown My Heart” and The Isley Brothers ” Who’s That Lady-1962” - three mood-swinging Popcorn/Latin/Northern Soulers…

Irresistible..just irresistible

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Freedom Machine

Stop Doubting My Love C/w She Shakes For My Sake

This week’s Sweet Soul offering comes from the busy desk of the inimitable George Clinton.

On occasion when I hear a truly Stand-Out Soul tune, I seem to inadvertently revert to “food” analogies like delicious, scrumptious, yummy; I now know why, as this sweet-soul masterpiece has left me salivating for more. 3 minutes 27 seconds is just not long enough, I feel some pretentious nouvelle-cuisine chef has just serve me one perfectly cooked pea, surrounded by an insipid bubbly foam for my main course.

Oh how hungry am I for more soul of this “Michelin” standard harmony soul. Flawless vocal-group dining laid on a bed of strings, slowly cooked lead vocal dripping in vanilla, surrounded by a julienne of backing vocals so finely cut… it hurts.

it’s recordings of this exquisite calibre that momentarily make me forget all the other soul genres. This is a dish best served warm and slowly savored.

PROPER REAL DEAL SOUL of the sweetest kind.

Flip it over, and in true George Clinton you’ve finished your nosh, so get to the bar ….and GET DOWN!

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Premonitions

In Love Together C/w Baby Baby

Another genuinely RARE vocal-group Northern Soul rarity that has been patiently for decades, awaiting call up to the front-line.

There is no real formula, as to what breaks the price-barrier and what snoozes away in the very best collections, talked about on forums, bar stools and in the bedroom; as the bored wife has to again listen to her record collecting husband’s perversions of owning the seldom-seen scarcity bubbling over with NS potential.

So DJ’s and collectors looking for a worthy new addition to spark your life into action, we solidly believe this listing can only go one way in price..

Topside is an uplifting zippy harmony Northern Soul dancer full of finely honed vocals that retain a street-level honesty, as naivety triumphs over perfection. Fabulous Northern Soul but even then it pales to the masterpiece that lays hidden on the flip.

Just like The Astors on Stax 139, this 45 underlines there is more than the Northern Soul crowd who are willing to dive into their deep pockets for disc with the right vinyl-pedigree.

“Baby, Baby” is for me and many others is a 60s Sweet Soul treasure. Listen and weep, not only for the mood-changing quality of the emotion portrayed but also for the fact that most collectors will pass through this life without being able to jump out of bed and play this to his or anybody else’s wife.

RARE and so darn good, BOTH sides…

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Sam & Bill

I'll Try C/w I Feel Like Crying

Super elusive 1967 British PROMO.

The short lived partnership of Bill Johnson and Sam Gary only produced a mere 6 45’s which is a shame as these guys vocally-surged with Southern Soul angst producing ballads every note as good as the most coveted 60s Soul-Braces on the circuit.

This very elusive promo delivers value on two fronts. “I’ll Try” being a superb example of Northern Soul that in more recent times enjoyed huge MOD scene adulation and the flipside universally considered Deep Soul par excellence.

So before you today is the most desirable way to own this double-hitter.

and immaculate British DEMO with a date stamped center piece still sung in it’s birth-sleeve.

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Eugene Remus

You Never Miss A Good Thing (with Strings) C/w Gotta Have Your Lovbin'

An historical 45 - second release of this fledgling label, that was about to take the world by a storm!

Berry Gordy the persistent perfectionist went back to the studio 14th of September 1961 with right-hand-man Smokey Robinson; adding strings (like he did on a few rethinks the previous and first Motown release by The Satintones springs to mind.) on his productions - this improvement made no difference whatsoever, as this Motown 1001 45 sold “zilch” later becoming the highly-prize “with strings” trophy-piece.

a-side matrix :H-55510 mix WITH STRINGS! deadwax matrix L8 0W 7990-1A

b-side matrix :H-55509 mix NO STRINGS! deadwax matrix L8 0W 989-1B

The most difficult task whilst trying to gather up all the wicked variations Motown manufactured is getting these early street distributed 45s in acceptable condition. This offering has two clean labels - vinyl carries full-gloss a couple very light marks NOT affecting play.

Very, very hard to find in this tidy condition.

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Wm. Green & Marty's All Stars

Pretzel

”..and now for something completely different”

A Tittyshaker of Tsunami proportions and it’s “Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat” RARE!

I’m not sure what was in the cocktails at “Marty’s” that evening but this Hollywood throng kick out a killer hammond led Boo-Ga-Loo shaker decorated in horns, and an “high as a kite” saxophonist who rattles the club to it’s foundations.

You want a “Tittyshaker”? you dig the “Organ”? you appreciate musicians who just “Let Loose” ? …this recording of William Green at “Marty’s” delivers the lot!!

Rare? ever seen “Northern Hairy Nosed Wombat” ? I’d never seen this 45 before… you could well be the only DJ playing it! We think it’ll turn heads and palpitate the crowd, just like it did back in 1962 Hollywood…

a KILLER that’s f’sure…

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Marvin L. Sims

Get Off My Back C/w Danger

Slept for far too long!

I’ve personally been clobbering this convincing Chicago creature in recent times when that time in your set is ramped up so high you need the ultimate stomper to explode, to rubber-stamping your hour of turntable activity.

This Charles Colbert production is about as fiery of NS gets; Mr. Colbert takes a leaf from Monk Higgins and slaps of the horns heavy n’ thick as Marvin L. snarls, Johnny Sayles style into a thumping Northern Soul muscled-up with all the ingredients a real-deal-stomper requires.

It’s a mystery why this was not a Torch or Wigan Casino Monster although both clubs flirted with it. Sustained play would have lifted it high and clear of it’s competitors which in those heading times was a bustling vinyl-crowd of worthy candidates.

We & especially me, think the time is now for this dance hall cyclops to take stage. It proper stuff, it’s potent and it so compelling.

Deep Soul fans note a awesome gem lays hidden on the flip.

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Sisters Sledge

Brand New Generation C/w Time Will Tell

Another spoke in the perpetually spinning wheel of collecting Rare-Soul. 20 years ago this was an oddity, a curious piece from the desk of Marty Bryant, an independent 70s soul offering, giving up not one but two different genres that are currently so much in vogue.

Top side is forceful Sister-FUNKER lifted by soaring horns, that lead the way into punchy highly pitch harmony vocals. A strong persistent dancer fitting perfectly into today’s well received and burgeoning Rare Soul Funk scene.

Another scene that is currently on the up both sides of the Atlantic is the long-standing appreciation of Sweet Soul harmony, so witness these ladies doing-it-up-tight n’ lush. Again the horns bolster the production as a beseeching lead vocal lays bear her loyalty. Soothing harmony chorus from the sisters as the lead changes hands a couple of times as this recording ascends slowly but surely into soulful-bliss.

Two damn awesome tunes - both of which have been waiting far too long time for their recognition as overlooked greats.

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Cecil Lyde

I'll Make It On My Own C/w Happy Feeling

A deliciously rich early 80’s flipside that has had huge appreciation ion the modern room for decades now. Especially adored for it’s full compliment of trumpets, joined by a bevvy of purring girls with their own contribution. With Cecil’s expressive vocal convincing with it’s determination to “Make It On His Own” - clever tough to give those undredited ladies a verse all of their own. A touch that seals this record as something special.

Fabulous dance tune, that avoids any of the disco cliches that polluted soul music productions of the period.

Flip it over - for what Cecil chose as the lead side a slightly funkier approach that touches on the commercial atmosphere of it’s time. Al Hudson, Leon Haywood styled chucky-funk.

Let’s jump back to the side chosen by the European Soulsters ..so very much better.

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Village Sound

These Windows

It’s been an astonishing 6 years seen we sold a copy of the memorable Memphis monster. and this copy is FLAWLESS!

Well upon hearing it again all of us will be thinking exactly the same..this needs a revival campaign. It’s a proper-Niter-tune; a frantic but controlled stomper powered by an exhilarating combination of horns and a rousing organ fueling real-deal Northern Soul enhanced even more by the use of shrill girl assisted chorus.

Fabulous lengthy instrumental breaks and the blue-eyed vocalist carrying that essential “crack” in vocal that portrays “Soul”

Wonderfully elusive and begging for REVIVAL !!!!

Another disc from that “File” only collection we were lucky enough to secure.. vinyl and labels are impeccable, you may never see a better one.

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Steptone

Your Love Is Like The Rising Sun Vocal/instru.

This week’s Sweet offering - is not only sensationally syrupy it’s a fabulous Soulful Stepper, presumably inspired by The Temptations

From the surrounding areas of Detroit comes this “outskirts” Motor City vocal-group beauty out of Novi, Michigan. Who like their better known recordings on Fast Track & IX Chains, it’s Ossie Hobson & Leonard Jones taking the wheel to drive the creamy harmony over a lush horn-lifted arrangement.

So very silky you could easily be forgiven for thinking this was “The Temps” themselves. I’m a little annoyed I didn’t taken this beauty to “Soul Essence” last Weekend, as this would have sat in my or anybody’s else’s set so snugly.

Hard-To-Find and just so amicably Brilliant!

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Patti Austion

Leave A Little Love + 3

When I was a young man I was incredibly lucky to do a trade with a Frenchman who had 3 copies of this ridiculously desirable 4 track EP. All were Mint unplayed. Even then back in 1980 I got very strong money on their sale. I always wished I kept a copy.

Well now 34 years later one of those copies has found it’s way back to me - in the same condition it left me in.

Unless the other two collectors filed their copies and just occasionally gazed upon it’s beauty (like the previous owner did), this example will be the finest copy to come to Manship’s-market since 1980.

FRENCH ONLY and offering two of Patti’s finest Northern Soul offerings of the 10 45’s she released for Coral as a teenager and inexplicably not one of those NS killers received a British release.

At this moment, you are viewing Patti Austin’s rarest & most-collectable vinyl offer in astonishing condition, that in the future I doubt will ever be matched.

Click the soundfile to be very impressed - but not as much as you will be, if you ever privileged enough, to encounter the flawless cover, vinyl & labels of this historical release.

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The Butlers

If That's What You Wanted C/w Your Love

UNIQUE! a direct cut with the clarity only an original acetate can offer.

This listing is for those of our members, who are very serious about owning the rarest form a unrivaled Northern Soul classics…

This Billy Jackson creation rose from Philadelphia obscurity to become one of the GREATEST Northern Soul 45s ever heard. Still to this day the iconic collision of the gentle brushing intro with the trumpets, then the mighty drum-roll signals the start of a wildebeest-charge to the “weekender” dancefloor.

So ogle the original studio acetate with no mention of Frank Beverley - slightly shortened title with the flip “Love You Pain Goes Deep)” again shorten different to “Your Love”

This was the birth of one of THE most-important records to ever grace the Northern Soul scene,we are treating it as an historical Northern Soul Artifact with no comparisons, at this goosebumps moment.. springing to mind.

Bid like you want to own it - bid like you want to leave this earth holding it….

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Gloria Scott

That's What You Say C/w What Am I Gonna Do

Gloria Scott far to brief studio recordings with the master of L.A. Soul Bary White produced what is universally considered the greatest Soul-Sister album of tghe 70s.

From that album two stand-out tracks never received USA release as 45’s firstly the amazing Rare-Soul classic “(A Case) Of Too Much Love Making” & That’s What You Say” both of which became Richard Searling signature tunes.

“(A Case) Of Too Much Love Making” had a day-out in Australia (the 45 being stupidly rare” but “That’s What You Say” remained an Album only track, until French Casablanca pull them and pressed a 45 PROMO to promote the ” What Am I Gonna Do” album.

This offering gives the owner the 1975 a rare chance to own a 7” complete with PROMO insert - special grooved black card Promo cover. Two flawless eye-catching labels. And two recordings that epitomize pre-disco 70s dance-soul at it’s best.

Just gorgeous with two side to die for.

Other than one mark of the B-side vinyl - NOT affecting play this offering is in truly spanking condition.

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Otis Clay

The Only Way Is Up

Northern Soul WHITE PROMO collectors each-your-heart-out

Well I’m not ashamed to admit this 45 is SO RARE I can’t ever remember seeing one before neither can all the other dealer/collectors I’ve spoke to at Soul Essence Weekender last week.

Same song each side and it plays perfectly..label has light browning (see scan) vinyl has some light surface hairline but not affecting play in the slightest (listen to the impressive soundfile)

So, NS WHITE PROMO addicts will you sleep tonight…

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Willie Mason & All The Kings Men

Why

Been a long, long time since I’ve had the enviable pleasure of listing this rarity for auction.

Tremendous version of the near impossible Nat Hall, this Washington, D.C. session takes it by the scruiff of the neck and irons out the rough spots, spewing out feel-good Northern Soul by the bucket load.

Echo-chamber resounds with a choking lead vocal ripped through with angst and pleading pain. “WHY” “I Want To Know Now” Mix in some awesome horn work with Willie’s beseeching style and you’re listening to one heaving-monster of a tune.

Miss it - we can assure you… you’ll be as sick as a Parrot.

as it just does break-surface very often..

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Carlton And His Shoes

Give Me Little More

WARNING!

Play the soundfile aand this record will be in your head all day, all week & perhaps forever. Infectious does not get even close, to describing this exhilarating cocktail of Soul and Jamaican ingenuity.

Mid-tempo addictive dancer that just lifts your spirits and the dancefloor atmosphere.

For me it’s totally brilliant as I’ve played it 4 times this morning already, I’m hooked this is narcotic Northern Soul!

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Various Artists

The Sue Story Volume 3

Cleaning Women! Cleaning Clean Woman!

Was this the Lady Steve Martin was thinking about in Movie “Dead Men Don’t Wear Plaid” ? no according to legend this was the lady who tidied up the SUE /ISLAND offices on Cambridge Road, London NW6

But this album is so much more than being a most inventive cover or indeed the rarest in this illustrious series. It also has a 14 track choice aimed directly at the burgeoning English all-nite R&B Club dance audience. Every track hand picked to light up the dance-floor.

A forerunner you may say to the “Northern Soul” compilation album.

Britain most collectable record label at it’s good-looking best. Liner notes submitted by another influential man of the time DJ Mike Raven another pioneer and driving of Soul music scene of the mid-60s.

got the lot this listing has for the nostalgic amongst us.Two clean labels, cover’s only flaws show some light wear to the edges, sparse age “browning” to the back cover “white areas. Two totally clean labels - vinyl inspection reveals only the lightest of hairline blemishes none of which affect play.

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Falcons

Good Good Feeling C/w Love You Like You Never Been Loved

Vinyl forensics reveal as single the tiniest of blemish, otherwise this 45 would have achieved the rarely seen MINT grading.

The talents of Sonny Monroe constructs both sides of this sold Northern Soul Double-hitter, aided by team mate James Gibson.

Check out the two labels again flawless - click the soundfile and be prepared to be jetted off to Michigan for a pure sound from the streets of Detroit as The Falcons ignore all Motown influences (other than a brief flirting with the Bari-Sax) to deliver what is “perfect” vocal group Northern Soul, gritting and uncompromising.

Gotta be Mike Terry blowing away - hasn’t it?

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Ramsey Lewis

Wade In The Water C/w Ain't That Peculiar

A MOD and 60s all night Club anthem in it’s

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