Johnny Howard

The Chase Is On / I Miss My Lady

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  • Artist: Johnny Howard
  • A Side: The Chase Is On
  • B Side: I Miss My Lady
  • Label: Bashie
  • Format: 45s



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

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A timeless northern Soul classic that in all the decades it's been so loved, it has never been anything but very elusive.

The Chi-Town boys get down to work revamping The Artistics song from 2 years earlier.

Tom Tom Washington's runaway-train Bongos, meld with guitar and horns, rolling out a platform for the mysterious Johnny Howard growling intent to spring from. The full Dakar squad are present giving this flipside their full attention... Marvin Smith, Billy Butler, Carl Smith , Willie Henderson and the meticulous attention to detail Mr. Tom Tom Washington. The dream team coat the arrangement in scything strings, honkin's horns, battered bongos then the injection of the killer sax break and we have lift-off for


Nuff' said .. now let Johnny Howard do the talking.

You may be wondering why such an uplifting tune, could ever be stranded on a b-side. The original lead-side "I Miss My Lady" is well worth your attention also...

Condition Report

Two clean labels, vinyl very close to mint minus. a very neat copy indeed, still housed in its birth-sleeve

A Side

  • Title: The Chase Is On

    B Side

  • Title: I Miss My Lady
  • Year: July 1969
  • City: Chicago, il