The Mighty Lovers

Mighty Lover / Soul Blues

Boo-Ga-Loo : BL468


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  • Artist: The Mighty Lovers
  • A Side: Mighty Lover
  • B Side: Soul Blues
  • Label: Boo-Ga-Loo
  • Format: 45s



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

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The lost art of Northern Soul lays itself down before you. This level of soul music is never gonna be created again

If the record-sickness has got you so bad, that the sight of the raised “ARCHER” quickens your pulse? Join the club, I just adore first presses, yellow labels and in-your-face matrix stamps in the deadwax, the final adornment for a magnificent mint minus example of this elusive disc.

The predecessor to the Wylie / Hester Northern Soul 1968 anthem “Cool Off” this full vocal original, is superior by quite some way, showcasing vocal-group understanding of harmonies at it’s most acute... partitioned by sympathetic soaring horns, cymbal crashes and a rich bass voice booming out his essential contribution.

Utterly glorious Northern Soul in unbeatable near perfect condition.

Glorious vocals glide from one peak to the next with the “bass-man’s” interventions adding brilliance to an already awesome recording; another 45 rubber-stamping the pairing of Richard Popcorn Wylie and Anthony Hester as one of the ultimate creative soul partnerships, which sadly came to an abrupt end with Hester’s passing at tender age of 34.

Listen and reflect on those magnificent Detroit Soul voices, and the couple of geniuses that just kept on adding to an addiction for superior Soul Music, with their spectacular music...

but not forgetting ownership of another rare “Yellow Label” and a big fat matrix stamp…ain’t never gonna help you kick the habit..

Condition Report

Two perfect yellow labels, full gloss mint minus vinyl.

A Side

  • Title: Mighty Lover

    B Side

  • Title: Soul Blues
  • Year: 1968
  • City: Detroit, Michigan