Joanie Sommers

Don't Pity Me / My Block

Warner Bros : 1740


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  • Artist: Joanie Sommers
  • A Side: Don't Pity Me
  • B Side: My Block
  • Label: Warner Bros
  • Format: 45s



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

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Soaring Northern Soul...

A dancefloor elevating goodtime, guaranteed to ignite the club every time into a state of mutual euphoria; as this so-easy to dance to big-production sends out tidal-waves of razor-sharp strings and a soaring girl-choir in enthusiastic support. This is big production New York at it most muscular. With Joanie's saccharin sweet vocal the perfect contrast for lift-off.

Writers & producer Tommy Oliver could never ever have foreseen the affect this joyous Big Apple session would have on the British Northern Soul crowds.. it's irresistible building atmosphere riding on a full orchestra and girl group unison. Capture here in high fidelity with this 1965 Argentinian press spun at 33rpm for the best sound quality possible by be able to fit into the 7" format with "wide grooves". Check out the stunning clarity emitted from the method of manufacture.

THIS IS NORTHERN SOUL in the rare form of an orange stock copy... it's a floor-packer, a head-turner, a unique opportunity to own something that guarantees a reaction!

Condition Report

two clean orange labels, strong gloss vinyl reveals light surface marks, plays crisp, clean, loud and true.

A Side

  • Title: Don't Pity Me

    B Side

  • Title: My Block
  • Year: 1965
  • City: Los Angeles, California