Shirley Ellis

Soul Time / Waitin'

CBS : 202606 DJ

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  • Artist: Shirley Ellis
  • A Side: Soul Time
  • B Side: Waitin'
  • Label: CBS
  • Format: 45s



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

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10th March 1967 British DEMO!

New York dance soul that added yet another layer added to the mid-60s golden era of British Allnight Soul Clubs, where this 45 was considered the standard-barer of the scene.


A statement! From Shirley Elliston and Charlie Calello that would be cemented into the very hearts of Northern Soul dancers forever. A bombardment of brass pumps up those typically exuberant lyrics from Shirley Ellis already riding a crest of a wave, with earlier dance-graze hits like "Clapping Song" "Nitty Gritty" "The Name Game" etc. But on this occasion Charlie Calello once again crafts the very essence of Northern Soul.

Before you today is a NS Anthem, in it's rarest most desirable form, a British Demo.

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Condition Report

Two labels revealing some storage wear (see images) but free of writing, stickers or significant staining. Just decades of light storage browning on the exposed white area of the promo labels. Vinyl hasurface marks, giving up a few unobtrusive soft ticks, listen. housed in original vintage company cover.

A Side

  • Title: Soul Time

    B Side

  • Title: Waitin'
  • Year: 10th March 1967
  • City: United Kingdom