Category Archives: ’45 of the Month

’45 of the month – November

Here’s a record I’ve very recently come across, and it’s rarely been off my turntable ever since. Recorded on the Federal label by Freddy King it’s a real classy mod/r’n’b floorfiller… Advertisements

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’45 of the Month – October

Ted Taylor here with barnstorming tune called “Help the Bear”. As Ted sings: “If you see me in a bear-fight, don’t help me help the bear”. You know this man means business. In fact there are great lyrics throughout all … Continue reading

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’45 of the Month – September

This one has been getting under my skin of late. From 1961 a top popcorn number from Count Yates, complete with monkey noises. One for the box to be sure…

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’45 of the month – August.

Here’s a psyched-out brooding killer for August from Tommy Vann and The Proffessionals. A song quite out of character from the normally soulful Tommy Vann. Perhaps this is due to the fact that the mighty and very eccentric English producer … Continue reading

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45 of the Month – July

In 1965 Tennesee Ernie Ford made a new version of his hit “Sixteen Tons”. Sometimes termed the go-go version, it’s a real floorwinner. Apparently Ernie didn’t care for the new version, can’t say I agree…

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45 of the month – JUNE

“Is It On, Is It Off” – The Bit A Sweet (MGM). I bought this quite a few years ago now. It never lets me down this one. A powerful freakbeat classic that sets any dancefloor alight. Not only is … Continue reading

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45 of the month – May

Here’s a superb psych dancer from The Cherry Slush. As soon as the needle hits the record the fuzz kicks in and the action begins. A joy for all hipcats everywhere…

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