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ShirellesRemember When ... LP
Scepter, Mid 60s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, unglued seams, and a sticker spot.)

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✨✧ ShirellesBaby It's You/Shirelles & King Curtis Give A Twist Party (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Scepter/Ace (UK), 1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Girl soul heaven – two 1962 albums from The Shirelles, back to back on CD with bonus tracks too! First up is Baby It's You, a great one from The Shirelles – the album that carries their big hit "Soldier Boy", and which features a fair bit of other great tunes too! Many of the numbers here aren't well-known hits – either by the group or other artists – and they make for a nicely fresh sound that shows that the girls have a lot more to offer than just a few familiar oldies singles. Production has a nice sad-tinged, late nite quality – and titles include "Baby It's You", "Irresistible You", "Voice Of Experience", "Big John", "Twenty One", "A Thing Of The Past", "Putty In Your Hands", and "Make The Night A Little Longer". On Shirelles & King Curtis Give A Twist Party, Curtis and the girls trade tracks back and forth on this sweet LP that's probably one of the rawest efforts we ever heard on Scepter! Forget the "twist" in the title, because this is mostly R&B stuff with a nice nice groove. The Shirelles do their usual girl group thing, but with an uptempo sound, and less of a pop feel. Curtis plays tenor and sings a bit, and turns in some nice tracks that rank with his work for the Fire/Fury label. Titles include "Mister Twister", "Potato Chips", "Mama, Here Comes The Bride", "Take The Last Train Home", and "Love Is A Swinging Thing". CD also features 3 bonus tracks too – "I Saw A Tear (single version)", "Baby IT's You", and "Hurry Home To Me (Soldier Boy)" by Valli. CD

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✨✧ ShirellesFoolish Little Girl/It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World ... CD
Scepter/Ace (UK), 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two Shirelles albums from 1963 – back to back on a single CD! Foolish Little Girl is a great little album – one that has The Shirelles mixing their deep soul vocals with some sweeter uptown arrangements produced by the great Luther Dixon – for a trademark sound that put the Scepter label on the map. There's a few uptempo numbers that border on the sock radio soul of the time, but most of the stuff's got a right in the pocket groove – much deeper soul than you might expect! The record's also got some nice lesser-known New York tracks that make it well worthwhile – and titles include "Abra Ka Dabra", "Hard Times", "Foolish Little Girl", "I Didn't Mean To Hurt You", "Talk Is Cheap", and "Don't Say Goodnight & Mean Goodbye". Mad Mad World is an odd little record by The Shirelles – a set that almost looks like a soundtrack for the hit film listed in the title, but one that stands strongly next to the group's other great albums of the early 60s! The record boasts a very groovy version the "Mad Mad World" theme, sung by the girls in a number of different languages – and although that version wasn't in the film, the set does include 2 tracks that were used in the movie – "31 Flavors" and "You Satisfy My Soul" – both very groovy, upbeat soul numbers. Other tracks are equally great too – and titles include "Boys", "20th Century Rock & Roll", "Everybody's Going Mad", and "Love On The Moon". CD

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✨✧ ShirellesHappy & In Love/The Shirelles (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, 1971/1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two albums and bonus tracks too – all rare material from an overlooked chapter of The Shirelles' career! First up is Happy & In Love, a great second chapter for The Shirelles – hardly the girl group pop they cut in the 60s, and instead a more righteous soul style for the 70s – in a mode that's like Honey Cone or Three Degrees! The backings are nice and soulful – almost funky at times – with arrangements from George Andrews and Joe Scott that mix fuller strings with tighter grooves at the core – in a way that really sets the vocals free amidst some very interesting material! Had the girls only cut this record, it might have been a 70s soul hit – but it's unfortunately gotten lost to the shifting sands of time because it's not as iconic as their hits. Don't make that mistake, though, because the album's a real charmer – and titles include "Boy You're Too Young", "There's Nothing In This World", "It's Gonna Take A Miracle", "Take Me", "We Got A Lot Of Lovin To Do", and "Strange I Still Love You". The 1972 album The Shirelles is surprisingly great later work by The Shirelles – nice and soulful, thanks to arrangements from David Van De Pitte and Wade Marcus – both of whom push the trio way past their roots, into more sophisticated group soul for the 70s! The approach carries the best (then) contemporary styles from New York and Philly – particularly that strong way of mixing group vocals with focused grooves – as you'd hear from some of the more successful male groups of the time on RCA, like Main Ingredient or Choice Four. The Shirelles have a strong sense of harmony that really pushes the tunes forward – and the material is nice and creative – with titles that include "Walk On In", "Brother Brother", "Sunday Dreaming", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Let's Stay Together", "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart", and "Drowning In The Sea Of Love". CD also features bonus tracks – "Let's Give Each Other Love", "Do What You've A Mind To", and "Touch The Wind". CD

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✨✧ ShirellesShirelles Sing The Golden Oldies/Spontaneous Combustion ... CD
Scepter/Ace (UK), 1964/1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The final couple of Scepter LPs by The Shirelles – 1964's Sings The Golden Oldies and 1967's Spontaneous Combustion – back-to-back with a pair of bonus tracks! By Golden Oldies, the girls meant tracks from the preceding few years that were recorded for other labels and by other artists – done here as beautifully as you'd hope for! Most of the work's in the classic Shirelles mode, though – and titles include "My Prayer", "I Met Him On A Sunday", "Walkin Along", "Tears On My Pillow", "Hey Baby", and "Church Bells May Ring". Spontaneous Combustion is a killer live set with a sound that's waaaaay rawer than any of their studio albums of the time! The show was recorded live at Columbia University, before a very eager crowd, and put together with the sort of live recording style pioneered by James Brown at the time (but not on his "fake" live LPs). The band is tight, and there's some beautiful sax playing to complement the impeccable vocals! Tracks include "Mama Said", "Boys", "Baby It's You", "Last Minute Miracle", and "I Got You (I Feel Good)". Despite it being a out of the norm for the group, it's one of our favorite albums they ever put out! CD includes 2 bonus tracks: "I Met Him On A Sunday '66" and "Twist And Shout". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ ShirellesSwing The Most/Hear & Now ... CD
Ace (UK), 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two albums that were originally put together at a time when The Shirelles were away from the studio – but material that easily stands as some of their best work of the 60s! Swing The Most is beautiful stuff from one of the most soulful 60s pop girl groups – and proof that The Shirelles were always a cut above! The record's a great batch of hard to find songs by the group – including some great Goffin/King numbers – recorded with some surprisingly raw vocals that definitely keep The Shirelles more on the soul side of the spectrum than the pop one – set to some soaring uptown soul arrangements that are totally great! Titles include the classic hit "Oh No, Not My Baby", plus "Get Rid Of Him", "His Lips Get In The Way", "A Girl Is Not A Girl", "Please Go Away", "Lonesome Native Girl", "What Does A Girl Do", and "What A Sweet Thing That Was". Hear & Now is a set that was issued by the Pricewise budget subsidiary of Scepter Records – but one that also features some great lesser-known work by The Shirelles – material that was still unreleased at the time of this LP, mixed here with some bigger hits to round things out nicely! The groove is right up there with other Shirelles work of the time – upbeat, soulful, and definitely setting a new standard for girl group soul. Titles include "Sha La La", "Maybe Tonight", "Tonight You're Gonna Fall In Love With Me", "Not for All The Money", "Lost Love", and "Time Will Tell". CD features some great notes on this unique point in the group's career – with details on their struggle with Scepter Records too. CD

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✨✧ ShirellesTonight's The Night/Sing To Trumpets & Strings (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Scepter/Ace (UK), 1960/1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A Shirelles double-header – and with bonus tracks too! Tonight's The Night is the first album in The Shirelles mighty run for Scepter Records – and a great set that really set new standards for girl soul in the 60s! Although some of the cuts crossed over bit, the whole album's got a heartbreaking sense of soul that goes way beyond familiar oldies – a beautiful mix of crackling lead and supporting harmony vocals, often set to simple rhythms that led the voices handle most of the action in the set! Titles include the classic "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", plus a number of other well-penned Brill Building soul tunes – including "Boys", "Tonight's The Night", "Lower The Flame", "Doin The Rondie", "Dance Is Over" and "Tonight At The Prom". Sing To Trumpets & Strings has a title that's a bit of a misnomer – hardly the brass and violin session you might expect, and more of a deeper soul set overall! The girls do a great job of mixing the rough with the smooth – usually by balancing a strong lead with supporting harmony vocals – and the production from Luther Dixon really keeps things fresh – often using just a bit of backings well behind the vocals, and keeping things far from the too-pop modes of other girl groups of the time. Titles include "Mama Said", "The First One", "What A Sweet Thing That Was", "Rainbow Valley", and "What's Mine Is Yours". CD also features 3 bonus tracks – "Look A Here Baby", "A Teardrop & A Lollipop", and "Please Be My Boyfriend". CD

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✨✧ ShirellesVery Best Of The Shirelles ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
10 classic girl group numbers from one of the prototypical groups of the genre, including "Soldier Boy", "I Met Him On A Sunday (Ronde, Ronde)", "Dedicated To The One I Love", "It's A Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World", "Foolish Little Girl", "Tonight's The Night", "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Sha-La-La", "Mama Said" and "Baby It's You". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Shirelles & King CurtisShirelles & King Curtis Give A Twist Party (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Scepter/Sundazed, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
And give a party they do – a really rocking, raw soul party that goes way past any teeny-bopper sort of associations with the "twist" – into a realm that may well make the album The Shirelles greatest record ever! Both King Curtis and The Shirelles trade tracks back and forth – in a style that will definitely have you forget the twist in the title, because the overall feel is mostly R&B and raw soul – served up with a mighty nice groove! The Shirelles hit some great harmonies in an uptempo mode – way past simple chart pop, and nicely soulful throughout – and King Curtis plays tenor and sings a bit, and turns in some nice tracks that rank with his early 60s work for the Fire/Fury label! Titles include "Mister Twister", "New Orleans", "Welcome Home Baby", "Potato Chips", "Mama Here Comes The Bride", "Take The Last Train Home", and "Love Is A Swinging Thing". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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VariousAce Records 40th Anniversary Box Set (7 x 7 inch singles) ... 7-inch
Ace (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 7 x 7 inch set ... $62.99
A beautiful package – done in celebration of 40 years of wonderful music from Ace Records – and a great reminder of why we love them so much! The set is book-style – similar to the Motown Singles CD sets, or a vintage 78rpm album – and it includes lots of text and notes on the music – plus individual pages that include all the music on 45s, too! The music runs the gamut of all the great styles that Ace has given us over the years – vintage soul, blues, funk, and even a bit of rock – and tracks include "Confessin The Blues (alt)" by BB King, "Tough Lover (alt)" by Etta James, "One Cup Of Coffee & A Cigarette" by Glen Glenn, "You're Under Arrest" by The Shirelles, "Not My Girl" by The Platters, "No Other Guy" by Lou Johnson, "Try A Little Tenderness (alt)" by Otis Redding, "You Gotta Have Soul" by James Carr, "Psychedelic Sally" by Eddie Jefferson, "Keep On Brother Keep On" by Johnny King & Fatback, "I Got Mine" by The Charlatans, "Get The Picture (alt)" by The Scot Richard Case, "Don't Cry For Me" by The Zombies, and "Keys To Your Heart" by The 101ers. Limited to 1000 copies, too! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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VariousDancing Til Dawn ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $9.99
The "dancing" in the title refers to the act as practiced by England's Northern Soul scene – who have a penchant for uptempo soul groovers, which makes this set a sock-hard set of rare 60s tunes! The package features tracks that go for the harder and more upbeat side of the Wand/Scepter label's output – a company who's normally known for some of their mellower and uptown soul tracks. Titles include "Last Minute Miracle" by The Shirelles, "Come Back Baby" by Nella Dodds, "Out On The Streets Again" by Candy & The Kisses, "Livin The Nightlife" by The Charts, "You Busted My Mind" by Judy Clay, "Aint That Peculiar" by George Tindley, "Black Eyed Girl" by Billy Thompson, "Show Me A Man" by Bobby Bradshaw, and "Lost Love" by Irma & The Fascinations. CD

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VariousReal Thing – The Songs Of Ashford, Simpson, & Armstead ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $15.99
Mindblowing music from the trio of Nick Ashford, Valerie Simpson, and Jo Armstead – most of it composed and recorded in New York during the mid 60s – before Armstead left for the Chicago scene, and Ashford & Simpson went to work for Motown in Detroit! The three writers have a really beautiful way of putting over a tune – fresh lyrics that are perfect for the budding soul generation of the 60s – and which often get some production work from the members of the trio too, especially on some of the tracks here that were issued by Wand Records. The package does a perfect job of unearthing these early years – pulling together compositions by the three (and occasionally just by Ashford & Simpson) – and illuminating this period with notes that are as thorough as the selection of tracks on the set. Titles include "Dance Children Dance" by Mary Love, "The Shoe Won't Fit" by Betty Everett, "Look Away" by The Shirelles, "Are You Trying To Get Rid Of Me Baby" by The Crystals, "I Don't Need No Doctor" by Sandy Nelson, "Please Little Angel" by Doris Troy, "The Real Thing" by The Chiffons, "Smokie Joe's" by The Jewels, "Say It Again" by Marie Knight, "Looky Looky" by Candy & The Kisses, "Mr Creator" by The Apollas, "You're Absolutely Right" by Tina Britt, "I'm Satisfied" by Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown, "Cry Like A Baby" by Aretha Franklin, "Same Old Feeling" by Jo Ann & Troy, "Only Your Love Can Save Me" by Betty LaVette, and "Love Ain't What It Used To Be" by The Diplomats. CD

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VariousLiving The Nightlife ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... About August 1, 2016
24 tracks of hard NYC soul from the Wand/Scepter stable, and a motherload of great uptown stuff! Loads of obscure singles here, including a few sweet unreleased tracks. Great stuff by The Esquires, The Charts, The Just Brothers, Judy Clay, Walter Johnson, The Gentlemen Four, and Maurice Williams. Like having someone put together a tape of great late night soul tracks for you – but with the bonus of great artwork and liner notes! Tracks include "Carlena" by the Just Brothers, "Dearly Beloved" by Jack Montgomery, "Groovy Guy" by the Shirelles, "I Refuse To Give Up" by Clarence Reid, "Look My Way" by Maurice Williams, and "You Must Be Losing Your Mind" by Jimmie Raye. CD

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✨✧ VariousTribute To Burt Bacharach – Composer, Arranger, Conductor ... LP
Scepter, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features work by Dusty Springfield, Gene Pitney, The Shirelles, Jerry Butler, Chuck Jackson, Timi Yuro, and others! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)
 
 
 



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