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Manship Rare Soul Guide Edition 7 # 0001 / 1000

Manship Rare Soul Guide Edition 7 # 0001 / 1000

Number ONE of Manship Rare Soul Guide edition 7 limited 1000 run.

Comes with a special Capitol Shoulder Bag so you can carry this 1024 page 3.80 kilos book, up to bed with you

Has been donated for Charity by the You Tube Draw winner David Breese.

All proceeds to go to Breast Cancer Resaerch at Cambridge Hospital

Auction ends MONDAY 19th. guaranteed before Christmas delivery.

Current bid: £ 39.00

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Bid on Manship Rare Soul Guide Edition 7 # 0001 / 1000

L55 Oul - L 5 5 O U L

Cherished Vehicle Number Plate - L 5 5 O U L

Cherished SOUL vehicle registration LS SOUL

Special Stocking-Filler Christmas Auction ending

Auction ends MONDAY 19th. guaranteed before Christmas delivery

All on retention, plates made and ready to

Current bid: £ 13.00

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Bid on Cherished Vehicle Number Plate - L 5 5 O U L

Spooner's Crowd

Two In The Morning

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS!

Spooner Oldham’s timeless Muscle Shoals MOD Northern Soul anthem

In unplayed MINT condition

Soundfile taken from a previous listing

Current bid: £ 100.00

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Bid on Two In The Morning

Jimmy James

Thinking Of You / Shirley

The label will have many a seasoned British Soul 45 collector diving for the soundfile button, as they notice the artist is a much-loved, highly regarded icon.

Jimmy James does not disappoint!

The careful blending of Jamaican influences and USA Soul conjures up a truly enslaving recording. I’m currently on my 4th. consecutive “drop” and it’s just gets better and better; as all the simplistic musical elements jell into one 1964 masterpiece of uncomplicated Soul, with Jimmy’s young vocal turning in a beseeching performance. With the horns, drum rolls adding another layer to it’s brilliance. Then the trumpet solo takes it up and off the scale..

It is the occasional exceptional record like this, that seldom comes to market that still make my days messing around with records so very satisfying..

Flip it over for a more conventional Jamaica swayed recording..with mild SKA influences.

This record has two very clean labels (Black Swan) being one of the most memorable labels of the mid-60’s. The vinyl as you can hear plays beautifully clean. Under light there are some very tiny, light surface blemishes giving a critical visual grade of vg+ but the sound emitted is a strong Ex+…

Do not pass by if you appreciate the beginnings of Jamaica’s offerings to the Soul oriented MOD scene of London. I doubt I’ll meet another copy, any time soon.

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Bid on Thinking Of You / Shirley

Shirley Lawson

One More Chance / The Star

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

A monster crowd-pleasing Northern Soul rarity

in perfect unplayed condition

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Current bid: £ 162.00

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Bid on One More Chance / The Star

Four Larks

I Still Love You / Groovin' At The Go Go

Your challenge today is to locate a better example of a vocal-group Northern Soul; as Harthon not for the first or last time heavily influenced by the Detroit Sound!.

This is a young Thom Bell flexing his young musical-muscles, crafting stand-out Northern Soul.

With more obvious “Groovin’ At The Go Go” considered something of a “Golden Torch” anthem the flipside, lay the comparatively dormant until more recent times. Pulling straight from the Temptations - Why You Wanna Make Me Blue” Jackie Marshall shrill voice lasers through the wall of horns, vibes and with the “Boys” laying down a carpet of support..

This is Northern Soul at it’s VERY BEST!

As is the condition - totally flawless in every respect..

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Celebrity Four

Inspiration / Honey Tellme

How very pleasing to encounter this RARE 1970 Los Angeles production again. It’s been over 10 years since it last sat on my desk. I did remember I was very impressed by both sides last time; as it was instantly snapped up by a renowned NS DJ. Now the very same copy comes back to me. Traded for other rare Soul-trinkets, dinner and a bed..

Well worth sharing my Roast Chicken for..

So take time to hear a truly spectacular mid-tempo Crossover groove with the sweetest delivery of harmony vocals, seamlessly woven into a full-string enriched arrangement. This is elusive Crossover Northern Soul at it most-convincing.

Then flip it over for another harmony dancer, this time peppered with Funky riffs, swirling horns and the same emotionally reaching harmony-vocals. Making this a 45 that tiocks two differing, but essential boxes for the thinking-Rare-Soul Jock or collector of the finer rarities that seldom come to market.

This copy is totally flawless!

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Bid on Inspiration / Honey Tellme

Blue Velvets

Summertime / Change Gonna Come

Is this the rarest and most-bewitching version of this all-tIme-great song..

Take a listen to a mesmerizing harmony-vocal-group deconstruction of “Gershwin’s” classic. A lovingly served dance intro with a dance bassline, decorated by lush string and tightly knitted male harmonies.

My favourite “listing” of the year so far. For me it has everything from the crucially soulful lead vocal, with a trembling-emotional-crack in the voice, just as the high-points are attacked. Jazzy piano, soaring string section, sympathetic horns, sultry sax..all melt into a glorious version that I wish I’d took to “Movin’ On Barcelona” where I’m certain the crowd would have swooned to…

Quality, real quality.. seamless upscaling of timeless lyrics

Awesome and so obscure..

Current bid: £ 31.00

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Albert Washington

I'm The Man / These Arms Of Mine

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS!

A juggernaut slab of floor-filling Northern Soul..

In unplayed condition

Soundfile taken from a previous listing

Current bid: £ 44.00

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Bid on I'm The Man / These Arms Of Mine

George Smith

I've Had It

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

Beat Ballad Heaven Northern Soul rarity

in perfect unplayed condition - comes still inside it’s rather “browned” 51 year old paper sleeve. A minuscule “age” transfer from the sleeve to label has taken place from a life of incarceration. MINT unplayed.. and ready to be set free.

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Current bid: £ 12.00

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Judy Street

What

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Not just classic Northern Soul ..This is an ANTHEM!

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Current bid: £ 238.00

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Johnny Summers

I'm Still Yours / Prove It To Me

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

A sparkling unplayed copy of the Northern Soul classic!

You will not see a better example..

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Current bid: £ 152.00

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Bid on I'm Still Yours / Prove It To Me

Volumes

I Just Can't Help Myself / One Way Lover

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

The rarely encountered Black label Silver Text PROMO copy of this fabulous Detroit vocal-group Northern Soul double-delight

in perfect unplayed condition

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Current bid: £ 61.00

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Bid on I Just Can't Help Myself / One Way Lover

Robert Parker

Bow Legs / Boss Lovin'

New Orleans Soul aficionados will not need me to remind them…

.. before you today this is one of the rarest 45s on the NOLA label. Sitting just one release before NOLA’s the other “Ghost” release by Marilyn Barbarin. Certainly Robert Parker’s most-elusive, as with “Barbarin” 45, this rarely if ever comes up for sale; and certainly not in near impossible, flawless condition.

But that is not the only startling aspect to acquiring, this double slab of Crescent City Northern Soul, triggering the question what were NOLA doing between the release #’s 740 & 741?

“Bowlegs” literally shimmers with all those irresistible qualities that made “Barefootin’” a worldwide “60’s Dance Club” monster in 1965. It is pure New Orleans dance material, with Nola top-man Wardell Quezergue at the controls we couldn’t expect anything else but extreme-excellence.

To my knowledge I’ve don’t know of any NS-Jock that has given this turntable exposure or indeed any NS Jock who can boast ownership… to me this is a record in search of the right DJ .. then surely all hell will break loose..

The icing on the cake being, just flip it over and Robert Parker rasps his way through a potent version of Larry William’s “Boss Lovin’” making this 45, a double delight of real Northern Soul..

Listen to a top quality dance-tune that will leave you wondering why it’s so ridiculously RARE

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Bid on Bow Legs / Boss Lovin'

Bobby Thurston

Sweetest Slice Of Pie

Indisputably, one of the most-wanted independent Soul albums ever conceived.

Here is the rare original press of this iconic album, offering up Soulful Dance perfection not only once but fully 3 times. Check out the unparalleled quality this album is saturated in. With our 3 chosen tracks for the soundfile.

  1. Just Ask Me
  2. Treat treat me the same way
  3. I Want Your Body

Note totally clean front and back cover, perfect labels and treasured play surfaces.. a really fine example. Of what many consider the very pinnacle of Rare-Soul LP collecting

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Maxine Brown

One In A Million / Anything You Do Is Alright

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRIST<MAS

Rare PROMO copy that has been Sleeve-Bound all it’s 50 years.

Mint unplayed perfect!

Current bid: £ 56.00

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Bid on One In A Million / Anything You Do Is Alright

Virginia Wolves

Stay

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

From Muscle shoals to the Twisted Wheel

A Magnificent Manchester Monster from the UK Stateside release.

Here’s a MINT unplayed USA PROMO copy - never been played or indeed taken from it’s original home in the “Amy-Mala Bell” jacket.

Soundfile lifted from a previous listing

Current bid: £ 74.00

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Bid on Stay

Malibus

Gee Baby (i Love You)

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS!

Timeless Classic floor-filling Northern Soul..

In unplayed MINT condition

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Current bid: £ 51.00

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Bid on Gee Baby (i Love You)

Buddy Ace

True Love, Money Can't Buy

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

Houston, Texas Northern Soul favourite in perfect MINT unplayed condition

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Current bid: £ 86.00

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Bid on True Love, Money Can't Buy

Tobi Legend

Time Will Pass You By / Heartbreaker

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

The realistic chances of find this NS Anthem Mint unplayed are on a par with winning the lottery!

MINT now that’s astonishing!

Current bid: £ 513.00

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Bid on Time Will Pass You By / Heartbreaker

Jo Armstead

I Feel An Urge Coming On

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

Soundfile lifted off a previous listing

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The winning bid was £ 118.00

Troy Dodds

Try My Love / The Real Thing

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

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The winning bid was £ 595.00

Greater Experience

Don't Forget To Remember

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

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The winning bid was £ 499.00

Frank Beverly & The Butlers

If That's What You Wanted / Love ( Your Pain Goes Deep )

MINT

Although unlike the other listings on MANSHIP MINTS, we do not know for certain that this is unplayed, but it certainly is MINT!

Labels & vinyl utterly unblemished

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The winning bid was £ 985.00

Linda Jones

My Heart Needs A Break / The Things I've Been Through (loving You)

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

Soundfile lifted off a previous listing

Note this copy is perhaps unique as the LOMA logo is missing from the Flipside label (see scan)

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 133.00

International G. T. O. 's

I Love My Baby / It's Been Raining In My Heart

Manship MINTS for Christmas

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This copy is virgin-MINT!

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The winning bid was £ 407.00

Embers

Just Crazy 'bout You Baby / Aware Of Love

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

Mint unplayed ! soundfile taken from a previous listing.

MINT, MINTMINT

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The winning bid was £ 276.00

Roger Hatcher

Sweetest Girl In The World / I'm Gonna Dedicate My Song To You

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Rare PROMO copy - perfect!

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The winning bid was £ 362.00

Tommy Dodson Iii

Cooperate / You Don't Know (how Much I Love You)

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

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The winning bid was £ 182.00

Kenny Smith

Lord, What's Happening To Your People

a Manship MINT for Christmas

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Labels, vinyl are MINT!

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The winning bid was £ 285.00

Jack Montgomery

Dearly Beloved / Do You Believe It

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

Perfection, totally MINT !

.. you can even see a chard of paper hanging from the center hole..

Perfection awaits your loved one.. on Christmas Day!

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 496.00

Capitols

Don't Say Maybe Baby / Cool Pearl

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

Soundfile lifted off a previous listing

Sorry, this item has already been won!
The winning bid was £ 177.00

Jelly Beans

You Don't Mean Me No Good / I'm Hip To You

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

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The winning bid was £ 311.00

Big Dee Irwin

You Satisfy My Needs

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul from the pens of Pamela Sawyer & Lori Burton

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The winning bid was £ 356.00

Thelma Houston

Baby Mine / The Woman Behind Her Man

Manship MINT’s for Christmas

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vinyl is MINT label has the merest rub, on the WN on Brown inside the writer credits. Minuscule blemishes otherwise PERFECTION!!

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The winning bid was £ 191.00

Jimmy Conwell

Cigarette Ashes / Second Hand Happiness

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

Soundfile lifted off a previous listing

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The winning bid was £ 131.00

Marie Knight

That's No Way To Treat A Girl / Say It Again

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

You will never encounter a finer copy!

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The winning bid was £ 486.00

Bud Harper

Wherever You Were / Let It Rain

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Killer Northern Soul no matter which side you play

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The winning bid was £ 275.00

Gospel Stars

He Lifted Me / Behold The Saints Of God

An astonishing MANSHIP MINT!

To find an UNPLAYED copy any striped Motown 45 in 2016 year of the Lord, is frankly truly astounding.

But this 1961 already proven rarity usually only ever found in badly used condition.

This is our MANSHIP MINT offering to our dedicated Motown collectors. Label has very mild signs of storage, see scans. The vinyl is UNPLAYED still coated in the protective film administered at the pressing plant.

It don’t get no more MINT than that… do it?

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The winning bid was £ 81.00

Barbara Mcnair

You're Gonna Love My Baby

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

Try finding this Northern Soul Anthem in perfect condition.

Rare WEST COAST press MINT vinyl - tiny bb drill in label.

Soundfile lifted from a previous listing.

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The winning bid was £ 196.00

Frank Wilson

Do I Love You (indeed I Do)

All I want For Christmas..

is a stunning original PROMO of the world’s most expensive record as the British Tamla Motown press complete with the PROMOTION ONLY titled black sleeve.

Guaranteed before Christmas registered mail delivery if paid for by 15.30 hours Thursday 22nd. December.

Current bid: £ 75.00

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Van Dykes

Save My Love For A Rainy Day

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

The Van Dykes out do “The Temps” with a rare example of Motown out done.

Here’s a MINT unplayed USA PROMO copy - never been played or indeed taken from it’s original home in the “Amy-Mala Bell” jacket.

Soundfile lifted from a previous listing

Current bid: £ 111.00

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Bid on Save My Love For A Rainy Day

Sonny & Phyllis

I've Got Something On My Mind

Beyond-Rare Sonny Threat, Texas session with Major Bill Smith.

A magnificent Northern Soul duet

Current bid: £ 99.00

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Lenny Curtis

Nothing Can Help You Now / Who You Gonna Run To

If the label scan doesn’t spark a sell-off of your sleepy vinyls, the soundfile surely will..

A stunning vinyl-vista with two equally captivating recordings on one disc.

THIS IS NORTHERN SOUL! twice over. This is rare record collecting at it’s most colourful.

Rare original press, fine clean condition throughout.

Note: those of you OCD about condition, take time carefully listen to the sound-file, with the a-side revealing a split-second styrene-whisper BEFORE the music starts…

Current bid: £ 423.00

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Bid on Nothing Can Help You Now / Who You Gonna Run To

Otis Lee

Hard Road To Hoe

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

A monster crown-pleasing Northern Soul rarity

in perfect unplayed condition

Soundfile taken from a previous listing

Current bid: £ 261.00

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Bid on Hard Road To Hoe

Solomon Burke

Cry To Me

For lovers of most alluring formats of the Soul Classics, this example has really captured my imagination..

Not only is this 1962 OZ press of this iconic tune, silly-rare! this copy is in miraculous MINT - condition. Still housed in the delicately printed unique-polythene Oz London sleeve.

Condition of this engaging classic in it’s rarest most attractive form is just eye-popping.

Act accordingly, as we are unlikely to encounter the likes of this 45 again.

Current bid: £ 12.00

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Bid on Cry To Me

Velvet Satins

Nothing Can Compare To You

Artie Kornfield and Trade Martin construct Top-Drawer Northern Soul and hide it away on the flipside.. little wonder this glorious Red Stock copy with it’s attention seeking yellow “swirl” is by far this heavily promoted 45’s rarest form, by a long, long way.

Condition is totally eye-poppingly MINT minus, in every way.

Current bid: £ 111.00

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Bid on Nothing Can Compare To You

Shawn Robinson

My Dear Heart / Find Love Right Now

Manship MINTS for Christmas

50 years old and still to have a needle drop on it - MINT inside birth-sleeve

Classic Northern Soul

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Current bid: £ 122.00

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Bid on My Dear Heart / Find Love Right Now

Garnet Mimms

Looking For You

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

From New York to the Twisted Wheel

A Magnificent Manchester Monster from the UK release.

Here’s a MINT unplayed USA copy - never been played or indeed taken from it’s original home in the “United Artists” jacket.

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Current bid: £ 77.00

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Bid on Looking For You

Vows

Tell Me

1965 Los Angeles Motown Northern Soul at it’s best, featuring Frank Wilson.

This copy is unbelievably MINT unplayed still inside it’s birth-sleeve

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Current bid: £ 78.00

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Bid on Tell Me

Main Change

Sunshine Is Her Way

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

Rarely seen Richard Searling’s Wigan Casino “Rock Candy - Makes Me Feel This Way” cover-up

.. not only MINT unplayed! but also comes complete with the original lyric sheet.

Current bid: £ 123.00

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Bid on Sunshine Is Her Way

Martha & The Vandellas

Come And Get These Memories / Jealous Lover

As the years roll by this most highly coveted series of British Motown releases on the head-turning Oriole label are becoming harder and harder to acquire. Especially in fine clean condition.

Classic, uplifting Holland - Dozier - Holland 1963 Motown session was Martha’s 2nd. release for the newly launch Gordy label. But like the majority of British Oriole Motown release 45’s it had little or no impact in the UK.

Today finishing the “Orioles” is perhaps the hardest task that lay ahead of the UK Motown compleatist. Harvesting these gorgeous 7’s with totally clean labels and play perfect vinyl, coupled with birth-sleeves is the most problematic part.

It didn’t surprise me at all when the data-files revealed it’s been fully 5 years since we listed a copy, of this Motown Martha anthem in it’s rarest form.

Current bid: £ 66.00

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Bid on Come And Get These Memories / Jealous Lover

Freddie Lowe

Decisions

RARE, RARE, RARE

The sadly under-recorded lady who pleasure the Rare-Soul hunter with her two elusive Polydor 45’s, presents her “impossible” 45, displaying an imposing Sister-vocal woven into a Horn-driven dance production.

Saturated in the Soul-Gal defiance, Freddie’s vocal spears the lyrics into your heart, with the fluid arrangement inspiring your feet. Leaving you wondering why this spectacular Sister-session hasn’t reach monumental heights on Rare Soul DJ’s play-lists..

Simple really, as very, very few RS DJ’s own a copy. Take a long listen,I’m sure like me you’ll be wanting to hear much more from Freddie Lowe, check out her Polydor recording, and hope this infinite-rare example of her work, goes to a DJ near you. This needs to be heard, drenched in all that despairing female passion so very in vogue with the dancers of today..

This 45 offers the DJ/Collector two versions of “Decisions” 4:50 take (listen) or the edited 3.00 minute version.. both are stunning.

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Miss D. D. Philips

Hey Little Girl

MANSHIP MINTS for Christmas

Unplayed and perfect Northern Soul, Wigan Casino & Cleethorpes Pier Anthem

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Summitts

I Can't Get Over Losing You Vocal /instrumetal

Magnificent Maryland male vocal group Northern Soul, that so seldom surfaces for sale..

A provocative purring male vocal intro, delivers a regretful rap of only 4 lines, then steps aside, for his accomplished teammates to finish his story of lost-love.

Joe Tate constructs a totally delicious experience, woven into a mid-pace NS arrangement, that is just perfect for today’s dance-floor. The lead voice cracking under his palpable emotion, adding an exquisite dimension to the song.. subtle horns and a clarinet adding more weight, as the vocals merge, rise and hit a ceiling of despair; then a perfectly timed instrumental break of horns and piano sealing it’s distilled Northern Soul pedigree..

This is TOP DRAWER!!…

..ticking all the boxes for rarity, exclusivity, quality and durability. Never re-issued, and only aired over the decades by a few discerning & privileged DJ’s on Sunday chillouts..

But shimmering with a far more deserving future of a Bigger ticket and much deserved Weekender or “Rugby All Niter” exposure.. .

It really is that darm stand-out!!

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Towana & The Total Destruction

Wear Your Natural, Baby / Help Me Get That Feelin' Back Again

First press Black Label silver text is spectacular flawless condition.

Check out Ty Karim at her most delicious, as she floats like an Angel through string drenched Northern Soul Crossover delight. Go immerse yourself in a Kent Harris session that has just everything.

Ty’s undeniably superior voice is embellished with simplistic piano, swirling strings, a timely burp from the Baritone Sax, prompting from a restrained horn section. With both a male & female vocal group intermittently used for the silky choruses..

Stand-out! Premium Los Angeles Soul with Ty Karim trademark tremor on the high notes.. making this a tune with very few comparables..

So very TOP DRAWER!! It’s time I dropped this stunner back into my sets.

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Bobby Womack

What Is This / I Wonder

MANSHIP MINTS FOR CHRISTMAS

Crowned Prince Of Soul with his finest Northern Soul rarity, backed with a Soulful masterpiece of the flipside - presented on one of Northern Soul;’s most-coveted labels..in perfect unplayed condition

It’s MINT

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Ruth Christie

Mystery Of A Miracle

Here come the “girls”, guided by the experienced Ernie Freeman. Together the gathering crafts Rare Northern Soul, triggering visions of “Wigan Casino” as the solid NS-dance-production infuses the space.

This disc was, even right back in the mid 70’s, when it was first discovered, a very challenging 45 to acquire. I can just remember, Soul Sam having a copy, and thinking I really need that compelling stomper for my Cleethorpes set.

I just gave up in the end…the unavailability beating me, but it always was buried at the back of my mind, throughout the decades “diggin’” for vinyl in its home-state California. But in all honesty I don’t think I ever saw a copy in the “wild”, I did however very occasionally find her other creditable “Northern Soul” dancer on Uptown from the same year.

A validated 1966 Los Angeles Northern Soul “ghost”, from the pens of a trio of Californian ladies Paula De Pores, Orena D. Fulmer & Ruth Stratchborneo, with the later named, going under the pseudonym of “Ruth Christie” on the record credits. The alisas Ruth Christie recorded many fine “girl” vocal records, with the other two ladies enriching the recording, with the shrill choruses.

So now take a listen to a proper thumper, you’ll find it drenched, right from the first bass-guitar picks, in ideal NORTHERN SOUL attributes.Piercing lead vocal, propelled on a wave of vibes and bassline beats..it surely would be a “surprise” but totally inspired drop for todays All-niter crowd.

This is yet another 45 that didn’t quite become, a fabled Northern Soul classic it’s makeup would have predicted. The now familiar story of too few DJ’s ever owned a copy, plays were sparse, driven by it’s extreme rarity, destined to be swallowed up into the varacious collections. But like me, there are many seasoned collectors, diggers and Dj’s still wishing they could find a copy..

This listing is so very close to a Manship-Mint, carefully played but utterly unblemished vinyls and as you can see two perfect labels.

The only way to collect rare records…

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Valentines

Breakaway

Bah Bar Dah! Bah Bar Dah! Bah Bar Dah! Bow Wow WW.. Wardah! … “Gotta Get The Kids To School…Get ‘Em Out! Get ‘Em Out!

It’s Northern Soul anthem time!

A magnificent 1970 PROMO copy..

Do we need to say any more?

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Carol Frederick

I Couldn't Care Less / Where I Want To Be

A neat clean example of a tough to acquire 1966 Chris Towns New York creation. That a decade ago promised to be one of Northern Soul most-valuable rarities, as turntable exposure hotted up.

But like so many truly rare 45’s, not enough NS Jocks owned a copy to bring that early promise to fruition. Hearing it again, after many years you can see why this 45 caused so much excitement when it first surfaced.

Drop the arm and instant girl-group Northern Soul fills the air. Uncredited girl choruses enrich the string saturated arrangement. Carol’s shrill vocal is the perfect vehicle for this relentless dancer that cuts the air, with a cocktail of Sister vocals and zipping violins driving a real-deal Northern Soul stomper…

The interesting extra aspect of this PROMO that has kept it rarer than it need be. Stonel Records turned it’s back on the upbeat side, re-promoting the tortured Deep Soul ballad flipside: Ignoring “I Couldn’t Care Less” altogether and pressing a promo of “Where I Want To Be” on both sides. Surely only adding to this rarity, the two sided promo press.

Many collectors consider this 45 as a missed opportunity for the Northern Soul scene, as even on one cursory listen, the potential for the Big-Ticket is glaring!

Click the soundfile, and wonder what should have been, if just a few more DJ’s owned a copy in years gone by.

A few mild surface blemishes but plays PREFECT.

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Zeke & Juanita Strong

Crying All The Time

Deep Down N’ Dirty Los Angeles R&B from one of the greatest talents of the genre!

Zeke & Juanita Strong serve up seriously rare but compelling neighborhood R&B dance! The pair bounce off each other’s defiance like squabbling lovers. The addictive verbal-volleyball is elevated by a fabulous NS dance arrangement, that triggers involuntary foot-tapping, and body-sways as you listen..

An irresistible Northern Soul R&B jewel.. that grabs you by the scruff of the neck and drags you onto the dancefloor..

LOVE IT!

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Bobby Angelle

Too Much For You / Someone Is Gonna Hurt You

No many male Soul artists, can measure up to Bobby Angelle despairing vocal. He was an unsung “Wilson Pickett” of Los Angeles, consistently delivering “down on his knees” vocal ratures no matter which style he was asked to serve up.

On this his “most-wanted” 45 he does both, the a-side being an Arthur Wright steered Northern Soul stomper, did anyone do California Northern Soul better than Mr. Wright. “Pickesque” crabs a hold of the coattails of the bulldozing production, squeals, snarls, screams and totally kicks the ass out of Arthur Wrights signature NS production.

But to really hear the power of Bobby Angelle’s strapping-style flip it over for one of the most-expressive Deep Soul ballads ever committed to vinyl.

Two exceptional Soul recordings on one highly elusive disc.

Condition could hardly be finer!

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Beach Girls

Skiing In The Snow / Blank

Original version of The Invitations Northern Soul classic!

In a format that is so ridiculously collectable in so many ways.

this is a Bob Crewe Production acetate remix from May 1964, Labeled and dated, remix from 8 track tapes.

For Girl-group aficionados this is as “good-as-it-gets” studio-Crewe is so very sought after. As is the original take before The Invitations. This 45 is most probably unique, saturated in authenticity, an historical cut. That will have serious collectors of the “Rarest Of The Rare” envisaging filing it within their collection.

A conversation-piece… is somewhat an understatement 

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Miles Grayson

Stuck In The Mud / Home Brew

Super-Rare FUNKER from the streets of L.A. Two of the city’s biggest contributors to the Rare Soul collectors scene collaborate, constructing a double helping of meaty neighborhood FUNK

Be prepared for what happened when Miles Grayson & Marshall McQueen join forces,to serve up an inspired instrumental session of persuasive horn propelled dancer. Outrageous Trumpeting, Grinding Guitar, uncompromising percussion, underlines the lengths of ingenuity Miles Grayson injects into his productions. Not one instrumental on this side is played in a conventional manner, it is a cocktail of defiance screaming out from every single note played.

KILLER INSTRUMENTAL with real-attitude!

Flip it over..

The gathering do not get any friendlier, again every instrumental spitting out indigence, angst and attitude. Rarely if ever do two mountainous productions fall back to back on a 45. Both sides are quite easily good enough to be “A’s”

Proper FUNKERS back to back on an insanely elusive D.I.Y. label! 

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Ben Brown

Ask The Lonely / Sidewinder

Rare and flawless 1967 British take on the Four Tops Motown anthem.

To even attempt to cover a Four Tops song, you require confidence in your voice and the producer asking you to do it. Producer Richard Hill could not have been a more perfect man to guide the mysterious Ben Brown through these two cover versions.

Richard Hill a founding member of that other Polydor gathering “Gabrieli Brass Ensemble”, remembering their impression take on the Four Seasons “Working My Way Back To You” Richard Hill’s shoes were firmly rooted in Jazz & Soul.

Ben Brown does an astonishing version of “The Tops” classic then Richard Hill turns his attentions toward a long-standing MOD Jazz dance classic, that Lee Morgan made his signature tune.

Two truly cool tunes on one, oh so seldom seen disc.

Rare and flawless, giving up not one but two great dance recordings.

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Richard Marks

Love Is Gone / Don't Take It Out On Me

Both sides currently heavily featuring across Europe in a few discerning DJ sets, including my own.. whilst I play “Love Is Gone” the flip “Don’t Take It Out On Me” is consistently spun by celebrated DJ’s like Eddie Hubbard etc.

Both sides are seamless, emotional Soul songs skillfully woven into uplifting dance dance productions. A quick glance at the credits unveils the extreme gifts of Tee Fletcher at the helm.

Ever since I first heard his solo single on Josie, Tee, Thomas H. Fletcher has been a name synonymous with superior Rare Soul local productions throughout a range of Georgia productions. Tragar, Surfine,Tee-Gem, Josie as an artist.. and those mega valuable “Tuska” “Tee-Gem” 45’s as a writer, producer.

Here is a 45 that rarely comes to market, no only because it is rare, but also because very few collectors would be willing to part with a 45, you could play blindfolded and it matters not a jot which side you drop the stylus on.

The pairing of the Richard Marks vocal prowess and Tee Fletcher’s studio genius, is here for all to hear. Not once, but twice over!

Too much stand-out Soul to pass by.

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Public Notice

Pretty Girl / Don't Stop To Party

Very rare, and beautifully constructed vocal group harmony dancer out of Atlanta, Ga.

Funk/Boogie backed up with a spectacularly

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Kenny Bernard

Pity My Feet

One of those elusive CBS UK Soul productions, that has been on your dream-Car- Boot-Sale-find most of your life.

Me too, but I never have found records of this calibre whilst diggin’; but it does however keep “hope” alive, as you religiously still get up on a Sunday morning, trudging down to the local gathering of unwanted household goods, in the hope of a box of 45’s to scramble through…

The Old-school NS pioneers have never wilted, under the pressure of this additive and mostly fruitless pastime, as finding this 45 in the wild would have been time well spent. Personally I look most every day, and have done since I was 15 years of age. I have never ever discovered a copy of this fabulous NS dancer.

Rarity has kept it from most collectors ears, today i think you’ll be pleasantly surprised just how darn-good this 1967 Keith Mansfield crafted dancer is. Sounding very much like a USA production, with a burping Saxophone punctuating the intro, but soon building into a muscular production of blaring horns; with Kenny’s soulful vocal matching all the power of the arrangement, then beautifully falling back into that subtle intro pace, to build again, but even stronger…

Top-drawer British Northern Soul, a real-rarity, so indelible inside my head, that I’ll still be at the Car Boot Sunday and in every RSPCA, Age UK, Oxfam Charity Shop I pass by…

You know that feeling, .. don’tcha..?

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Joe Phillips

I Just Can't Help Thinking About You /

In short ..

one of the greatest slices of Beat Ballad Heaven you could ever possibly own..

Click the sound-file and prepare to be emotionally moved..

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