Mary Wells

My Guy / Oh Little Boy

Stateside : SS 288 DJ

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  • Artist: Mary Wells
  • A Side: My Guy
  • B Side: Oh Little Boy
  • Label: Stateside
  • Format: 45s



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

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RARE very rare, red & white DEMO o0f Mary's biggest hit.

The scholars of the British red & white demo, will not need me to remind them the rarest ones, the ones that so seldom come to market asare the "hits". "Baby Love" is a prime example, as a red & white demo it is dog-rare. As is this vision of beauty, "My Guy" demo.

Just when Mary hit the pinnacle of her career, her head was turned by the meagre returns she was receiving from this smash hit that went to no. 1 on both the Billboard & the R&B charts. 20th Century Fox were quick to sign her, with dreams of movie parts and promises that she'd still be working with talented Detroit bred writers and producers. Mary's last release for Motown was "My Guy" with "When I'm Gone" shelved and later handed over to Brenda Holloway.

Mary's signature song, one that everyone born before 1969 knows the words to. Her biggest British hit reaching no. 5 in the charts.

But as a Red & White it is unicorn-rare, staggeringly beautiful and a number so many have missing frim their treasured runs.

Condition Report

Very clean vinyl, revealing only a fine sleeve storage hairline or two. Two clean labels, no writing, no sticker no tears. Check out left side area by the centre prong, there is small area of h2o to the red. hardly noticeable,

A Side

  • Title: My Guy

    B Side

  • Title: Oh Little Boy
  • Year: May 1964
  • City: United Kingdom