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2011 February #2


LIVING IT ALL AGAIN – The Majestics (VG 7″ on Cube records with an excellent B-side ‘She troubles my mind’. Writing on label on both sides) £20

Highlighters Band, The – The Funky 16 Corners (VG+ 7″) (Jazzman) £3

Soul Stirrers – Heritage Vol. 1 (VG Jewel LP from 1974 with a NM cover. vocal appearance from Sam Cooke.) £2

Natalie Cole – Unpredictable You / I’ve Got Love On My Mind (VG+ Capitol 7″) £2

James Brown – Froggy Mix (VG 12″ Boiling Point, Polydor) (The first of the UK James Brown mixes) £2

Labelle – Nightbirds (LP with original lyric insert) (Epic) (VG+) £4

Boiling Point – Let’s Get Funktified (7″ with parts 1&2) (Bang Records) VG+ £2

Jimmy Castor Bunch, The – Bom Bom (VG+ 7″, Single b/w “What’s best”) (Atlantic) £2

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly – Too Many Games (VG 7″, Single in plain sleeve with the ever-amazing “Twilight” on the b-side) (Capitol Records) £1

Gladys Knight And The Pips – Midnight Train To Georgia  (VG+ Miss-press with an instrumental of “Georgia” on the B-side and the a side label is missing – just leaving the plain vinyl 7″) (Buddah Records) £5

San Remo Golden Strings / Bob Wilson And The San Remo Quartet – Hungry For Love / All Turned On
(VG  red label 7″, Single) (Ric-Tic Records) £2

Linda Clifford – If My Friends Could See Me Now (G+ 7″ Unfortunately, it’s Runaway Love that’s G+ – the other side comes in VG) (Curtom) £1

Emotions, The – Flowers (VG+ 7″ p/s with Wizdum remix on other side) (CBS) £2


On the run/Train train – Blackfoot (VG+ ATCO 7″ with writing on label on one side) £1

It’s a beautiful day/worm dance – Warm dust (VG Trend 7″ with writing on label on one side) £8

Neutrons – Black hole star (U2 must have been listening to “living in the world today” when they wrote “I still haven’t found what I’m looking for” but don’t let that put you off. The song then goes into an Aretha “rock steady”-inspired prog-jam. Also has other funky prog tracks! VG+/VG Chrome sleeve. Original inner sleeve. Small writing on label on both sides.) £12

Free – Free Live! (Island ILPS 9160 with the monster breakbeat track. Vinyl VG+. Envelope sleeve & original inner VG/VG+) £10

Prism  – Prism (INS 3014 VG LP) £1

Quintessence  – S/T (VG. RCA SF8273) £20

Sadistic Mika Band – Sadistic Mika Band (VG+ SHSP 4029. Still has to be one of the heaviest drum breaks of all time) £17

Focus – Moving Waves (VG+ copy of this fantastic LP with a scruffy VG cover. Apart from the incredible “hocus pocus” you also get the lovely flute-led Janis and the epic “Eruption”) £5 (check from around 5’20” in)

Stephen Stills, Manassas – Manassas (VG 2xLP K60021. Small writing on inside of gatefold. crackly vinyl. Lyric poster included) £2

Bonzo Dog Doo-Dah Band – I’m The Urban Spaceman / Canyons Of Your Mind (Crackly G+ 7″ LBF 15144 with generic cover. A-side produced by Paul McCartney under a pseudonym.) £1

Humble pie – Get down to it/Honky tonk woman (VG+ 7″ on A&M with a funky rock track on one side and a stones cover complete with break on the other) £10

Mark-Almond – Mark-Almond (VG+/VG Blue Thumb LP) £7

Various – The World Of Blues Power (G+/VG+ LP) (Decca stereo compilation. Not seen that often. Great tracks. Quality not great hence the price.) £2

Don Fardon – On Tour In Scandinavia (VG+/VG MFP 5279) £1



Ray Davies, His Funky Trumpet And The Button Down Brass – I Believe In Music (VG+ LP with the funky “Mach 1” and “Heavy water”) £15

Ted Heath And His Music – The Big Ones (VG/VG+ LP with a great “Light my fire” plus the in-demand “Don’t Cha Hear Me Calling To Ya”) £15

v/a – Nimm’ musik mit (an otherwise terrible German compilation which is the only place I’ve ever found Mr Piano & His Band doing “Wade in the water”. A little bit latin, a little bit funky. One of my favourite versions. NM/VG+) £5

The discotheque dance album – An all star orchestra (VG+ covers LP that features Dick Hyman on organ) £2

Jane Birkin & Serge Gainsbourg – Je T’Aime … Moi Non Plus
(VG+ vinyl with a VG cover – Jane naked! – and the wonderful Jane B on the b-side) £3

The le roys – money/swinging on a star (Beat 7″ on odd vinyl – halfway between normal vinyl and a flexidisc. Directed by Alan Tew on Give-a-disc records – VG) £2

Nino Ferrer – Alexandre / Oh! He! Hein! Bon! (Wicked hammond madness from Mr Ferrer on Alexandre. Drums and more madness on the flip. VG+ 7″ on Riviera) £10

Gérard Palaprat – L’Homme Tu Ressembles A Dieu/Le bateau de cristal (VG 7″ on Distribution discodis) £1

Stereo spectacular –  The Paul Mauriat Orchestra (With the wicked e-z fuzz funk of “Etude”. VG+ on Philips) £5 (get past the wierd piano intro!)

Words – Sounds orchestral (John Schroeder produced NM/VG+ easy LP with “Soul coaxing”) £1

Johnny Pearson Orchestra, The – Sleepy Shores (VG+ 7″) (Penny Farthing) £1

Klaus Wunderlich – Hammond Pops 10 (VG+ gatefold LP) £1



Dennis Brown – Equal Rights (VG+ LIG 527 Lightning 7″ with a wicked part 2 on the flip!) £5

Ernie Smith And Roots Revival, The – Don’t Down Me Now / To Behold Jah (VG/VG+ Generation Canadian 12″) £7

Burning Spear – Civilised Reggae / Social Living (VG+ Island records 12″ IPR 2027) £14

Al Brown + Skin, Flesh & Bones Inc – Here I Am Baby, Come And Take Me/Tit for tat (VG Trojan TR.7915 7″) £2

Pavement – Pavement (VG+ 1969 LP on Crystal. Ska, rocksteady, soul, funk – some of it sounds incredibly like two tone – not really suprising as it’s a bunch of mainly UK white guys, but amazing because of the year! 1st time I’ve ever seen it, and I don’t know anyone who can tell me a thing about it!) £35

Mohawks, The – Let It Be / Looking back (Crackly G+ 7″ on Supreme SUP204. How else you gonna pick up an original Mohawks 7″ for a fiver??) £5

Wailers Band, The / Randy’s All Stars – It Won’t Come Easy / Batman (VG+ 10″) (Impact!) £13

Suns Of Arqa – Pressure Drop (VG+ Vogue Belgique) £10

Outline, The / Cairo – I Like Bluebeat (VG 7″ with writing on label on both sides) (Ariola) £1

Harry J. All Stars – The Liquidator (beat up G+ 7″) (Harry J Records) £1

Barry Biggs – Side Show (G+ Dynamic 7″) £1

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