Breakaway / If You Love Me ( Really Love Me)

Sound Stage 7 : SS7-2663


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  • Artist: Valentines
  • A Side: Breakaway
  • B Side: If You Love Me ( Really Love Me)
  • Label: Sound Stage 7
  • Format: 45s



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

Key: View



A fine clean playing copy, and early in the run press. A record notorious for skips or distortionif you are unfortunate enough to acquire a copy late in tye pressing run. this the mid-west vinyl press is plagued with.

Here is a rare chance to own a PERFECT play original VINYL press, without any masterplate flaws that gave rise to some of the later copies in the run, skipping plus light sound distortion even though they look mint.

Rare indeed to find a perfect play copy, which is only possible to find, with the pressings from early on in the pressinng.

So now hear proper Northern Soul, emitting a combination of the soaring male-vocals from this tight Nashville quartet and the explosive fanfare from the Bergen White conducted horns, makes for the truly motivational NS experience. A timeless allnighter classic that has graced the turntables of every iconic venue throughout the history of the Northern Soul Soul scene. Still today nearly 50 years later it is the perfect incendiary bomb to launch a chattering crowd onto the dancefloor.

James Clemmons with his rich lead voice, supported by wave after wave of exhilarating choruses, partitioned by a barrage of brutal BW brass.


But in the excitement of this eternal classic's energy, spare a few minutes to hear the original a-side " If You Love Me ( Really Love Me)" that exquisitely showcases what a truly gifted vocal-group these boys really were. Slick, precise harmonies flood your space, for a second time, this time at a much more laid-back pace.

Condition Report

Two clean stock copy labels, full gloss VINYL not styrene. Reveals only a few soft sleeve storage hairlines under light. As you can hear, it plays rich and clean, both sides.

A Side

  • Title: Breakaway

    B Side

  • Title: If You Love Me ( Really Love Me)
  • Year: 1970
  • City: Nashville, Tennessee