Where Did I Go Wrong / You Got What You Got

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  • Artist: Embers
  • A Side: Where Did I Go Wrong
  • B Side: You Got What You Got
  • Label: Atlantic
  • Format: 45s



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

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One of the pleasing aspects of this weekly auction page for me, is we can showcase under-estimated, under-valued, under-exposed Northern Soul brilliance for our now over 60,000 customers to hear in the comfort of their own home.

This spring of 1969 Carolina D.I.Y. production, written, arranged by integral band member Jackie Gore, then collectively produced by The Embers themselves is the perfect example. The Embers of course, considered the greatest Blue-eyed "Soul" gathering of all time; with this 45 is for me, their finest Northern Soul creation. But has never broken through to the dancefloor adulation enjoyed by "Watch Out Girl".

Although heralded by serious collectors and the more adventurous DJ's for decades, I'm still baffled why this recording isn't a Northern Soul timeless classic, already.

Today listed to create that little bit of extra enlightenment that may lift it into some young-gun's DJ box, who may elevate this song to where it belongs. Leaving us old-buggers ashamed of not blasting ot out at every available opportunity we've had behind the turntable.

Listen, it'll take all of 20 seconds before the Northern Soul old-guard are charged with dereliction of duty for allowing this brilliant disc to lie fallow for so long..

Guilty as charged M'Lord ..

Condition Report

Superb mint minus vinyl, unblemished a-side promo label, flipside label has a small black circle

A Side

  • Title: Where Did I Go Wrong

    B Side

  • Title: You Got What You Got
  • Year: May 1969
  • City: Raliegh, N.C.