Perry and The Harmonics

Do The Monkey With James / James Out Of Sight

Mercury : 72476


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  • Artist: Perry and The Harmonics
  • A Side: Do The Monkey With James
  • B Side: James Out Of Sight
  • Label: Mercury
  • Format: 45s



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

Key: View



Beyond "The Room Of Cool..."

Ed Townsend deep booming vocal lays down an attention-seeking intro, strolling through the subtle drumming by Maurice Wells before a magnificent twist on the legend of James Bond 007 unfolds into a mighty dancefloor winner!

The smooth calm of James, is soon shattered by the saxophone mastery of Clarence Perry, propelled by waves Richard McCrea swirling keyboard, peppered by discreet Paul Pratt plectrum work. Squealing sax, and a hanging Hammond drone. Lay down a narcotic journey of suspense, culminating in Ed Townsend reentering the "Spy-Life" narrative with a spine-tingling

"You Just Saw James Do The Monkey!"

SO VERY COOL!! You will be hitting the repeat button one brush with James is not enough.

played out by super-cool DJ's only!

Condition Report

Two clean labels, bb drill, little or no storage wear. Vinyl gives up light surface marks but plays stunningly clean even through those tantalising quiet pauses.

A Side

  • Title: Do The Monkey With James

    B Side

  • Title: James Out Of Sight
  • Year: 1965
  • City: New York, N.Y.