Bobby Shannon

I Get My Groove From You / You're An Uplift

To-Mar : 0011

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  • Artist: Bobby Shannon
  • A Side: I Get My Groove From You
  • B Side: You're An Uplift
  • Label: To-Mar
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: M-
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

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Arguably the finest 70's Rare-Soul-Dance flipside ever made.

An artist that so little is known about, other than he takes Bobby Patterson's sublime composition and lifts the song yet another layer, with his imploring statement of how this girl affects his mood.

He gets "A Groove" from loving her, Europe's Rare-Soul scene enjoys an ever higher groove from dancing to this exquisite mid-tempo masterpiece. With Bobby seamless voice, reaching into another stratosphere, perfectly hitting the high notes as his convincing plaudits for his girl, roll out thick and fast on a wave of hard-blown horns. Everything falling into place for the perfect dance-experience.

Some tune this is, just total class which Bobby replicates on the original a-side "You're An Uplift" with a similar message propelled on a raft of lilting guitar again cradled in a blanket of hanging-horns. This girl rescued him from apathy, making everything he does now so worthwhile. His whole is now an "uplift" for a man who was going "Down Down Down".

Two killer tunes, one very hard 45 to acquire... real-class is so irresistible.

Condition Report

Two clean labels, full gloss vinyl revealing only the merest soft hairline under light. Plays clean

A Side

  • Title: I Get My Groove From You

    B Side

  • Title: You're An Uplift
  • Year: 1979 ?
  • City: Dallas, Texas ?