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Image Auction: RSV-1480  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

THE FOUR SIGHTS


Title:

Love Is A Hurting Game - That I Can't Win


Label:

Shy-Soul 101


Condition: M-
One of those ‘one box, one time’ situations (probably via John Anderson) that saw, at the time, a lowly price. Problem is that it hasn’t been located in the U.S. since and is a rarity for sure. West Coast maestro Miles Grayson is at the helm and the flipside ‘The Dreamer’ is worthwhile too – so we’ve ‘soundbitten’ it for you.
  
Reserve Price: £200.00

Current Bid: £750.00

Image Auction: RSV-1481  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

ROBERT TANNER


Title:

Sweet Memories


Label:

Megatone 113


Condition: M-
Crossover giant may well be a one-off in this ‘as new’ condition. Originally from Washington, D.C., Tanner ended up in Lynchburg, Virginia where he recorded two fine singles through 1968-69. He was also a member of The New Sounds who recorded their eponymous album (released on Turbo) also in Lynchburg in 1970.
  
Reserve Price: £1,500.00

Current Bid: £2,675.00

Image Auction: RSV-1482  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

GLORIA & THE T-AIRA'S


Title:

I'm Satisfied


Label:

Betty 1204


Condition: M-
Seemingly a one-off for the tiny Chicago label and the only one of half a dozen releases to appeal to ‘our’ crowd. It’s a 1967 release, played back in the ‘golden era’ but never booted. Apparently, the group were Gloria Cummings, Audrey Cummings and their cousin Beverly Sims.
  
Reserve Price: £300.00

Current Bid: £320.00

Image Auction: RSV-1483  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

MATT LUCAS


Title:

Baby You Better Go-Go


Label:

Karen 2524


Condition: VG++
Despite the sticker mark on the label, the vinyl on this one is very good – almost mint minus. In essence, Lucas was a blue-eyed rocker who later in his career turned to R&B and Soul without any success. This collaboration with Ollie McLaughlin and Popcorn Wylie ticks all the right ‘Northern’ boxes, not least of which is being very scarce.
  
Reserve Price: £700.00

Current Bid: £1,250.00

Image Auction: RSV-1484  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

BARBARA KING


Title:

What I Did In The Street


Label:

Gulfstream 1105


Condition: VG++
A total monster of soulful funky-edged Northern Soul and like item D, almost a mint minus (one light mark). The Gulfstream release is the first release before the one on Alwa and actually a different version (both are fantastic, however). The label is out of Hollywood, Florida which is in-between Miami and Fort Lauderdale on the East Coast.
  
Reserve Price: £1,000.00

Current Bid: £1,050.00

Image Auction: RSV-1485  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

JUNIUS (BUGS) HUGHES


Title:

I'm What The Doctor Ordered


Label:

Hew 711


Condition: M-
Ultra-rare New York soul 45 known from few copies indeed, in fact this is the first one we have had in over 45 years of record hunting / dealing. Artist is a total unknown and we can’t find evidence of any other releases on the label either. It has that R&B edge to it that could really take it places.
  
Reserve Price: £500.00

Current Bid: £550.00

Image Auction: RSV-1486  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

CLIFF NOBLES


Title:

My Love Is Getting Stronger


Label:

Atlantic 2352 (dj)


Condition: M-
Apologies to whoever had asked me for this a few months ago and I couldn’t find the copy I knew we had somewhere. Only fair to put it on ‘open offer’, therefore. It’s a sparkling demo of one of the biggest spins of the current century which only amazes that it was not highly regarded ‘back in the day’.
  
Reserve Price: £200.00

Current Bid: £280.00

Image Auction: RSV-1487  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

SAM DEES


Title:

Soul Sister


Label:

Lo Lo 2306


Condition: M-
For long enough (even then not in the seventies), Sam was regarded as having only ‘Lonely For You Baby’ as his lone Northern stomper. Very wisely, a few years ago, someone decided to try this, the flip of the Deep classic ‘Easier To Say Than Do’ which is a superb Stax/Atlantic-styled dancer with soul to spare.
  
Reserve Price: £150.00

Current Bid: £160.00

Image Auction: RSV-1488  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

JOHNNY BARNES


Title:

Nothing Without Your Love


Label:

Jaba 801


Condition: VG++
For long enough this disc was the ‘Frank Wilson’ of the Belgian Popcorn scene – the ultimate 45 to have. Eventually the UK took to older sounding tracks and this was ideal, but very-hard-to-find. Good condition but has one 2mm-wide mark on the playing surface and the record clicks a few times. Check the soundbite.
  
Reserve Price: £500.00

Current Bid: £700.00

Image Auction: RSV-1489  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

JAMES COLE


Title:

Rest & Dress


Label:

Spectra 8032


Condition: VG++
Got this unknown a few years ago and sold it to a prominent deejay who covered it up (as Bobby Rich) and since sold it me back as part of his collection. See what you think… its rare!
  
Reserve Price: £200.00

Current Bid: £272.00

Image Auction: RSV-1490  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

JOHNNY HOWARD


Title:

The Chase Is On


Label:

Bashie 101 (dj)


Condition: M-
Has to be seriously rare on a West Coast styrene press and it’s the only format we’ve seen the green issue on as well. As ever with mint styrene, the sound quality is totally crisp and superb.
  
Reserve Price: £200.00

Current Bid: £225.00

Image Auction: RSV-1491  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

THE NATURAL FOUR


Title:

I Thought You Were Mine


Label:

ABC 11253


Condition: M-
Another styrene minter, originally on Boola Boola, when the major label took the group they zipped up the tempo. This was 1970 and there is some evidence they were not done with Boola Boola as ‘Hanging On To A Lie’ is from 1971.
  
Reserve Price: £250.00

Current Bid: £265.00

Image Auction: RSV-1492  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

IMAGINATIONS


Title:

Strange Neighborhood


Label:

Fraternity 1001 (dj)


Condition: M-
Beautiful minty-mint copy in its original sleeve (not ‘birth’ sleeve please… we might throw up) of a track first spun at Wigan by R. Searling as ‘Ray Pollard and The Wanderers’. It’s a 1967 recording sneaked out early in the next year and produced by a genuine ‘great unknown’ of Northern Soul, Ray Allen. You’d be surprised how many great records he supervised.
  
Reserve Price: £200.00

Current Bid: £220.00

Image Auction: RSV-1493  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

KEITH CURTISS


Title:

I Got To Keep You Baby


Label:

Smoke 601


Condition: VG++
A one-off artist (could be a pseudonym of course) for George Blackwell’s New Jersey imprint hailing from the labels’ most prolific year (1967). What’s more, there are two great sides for your money and we’ve put the flipside on the soundbite too as it is excellent.
  
Reserve Price: £600.00

Current Bid: £650.00

Image Auction: RSV-1494  Ends: 30/01/2020 18:00
Artist:

CURLY MOORE


Title:

You Don't Mean


Label:

Sansu 473 (dj)


Condition: M-
Yet another of this auction’s breath-taking minters (these are old records y’know!) and another one, like Cliff Nobles (item G) to rightfully stake its claim on the dancefloors of the New Millennium after inhabiting the collector’s realm back in the day – and there are plenty more left yet!
  
Reserve Price: £300.00

Current Bid: £310.00

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