Lonnie Smith When The Night Is Right! (1980)

    Chiaroscuro Records
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    • Lonnie Smith – Lean Meat
    • 1. When The Night Is Right
    • 2. It's Changed
    • 3. Lean Meat
    • 4. Apex
    • 5. Impressions

    Released in 1980, heavyweight fusion and funk on the tiny Chiascuro label (same label as James Mason's Rhythm of Life)

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        Up All Night...Non-Stop Dancing:Up All Night...Non-Stop Dancing: The Very Best of Spark Northern SoulPeer

        EXCELLENT NORTHERN SOUL COLLECTION!!


        Spark Records was started in 1967 as the record label of the Southern Music Group. During the late 1960s and early to mid 1970s a distinct and select flow of Northern Soul singles started to appear on the label. Many of these have become relatively rare and are now fetching high prices. This compilation album showcases a selection of these collectable 7 single releases including Gene Latter's dancefloor favourite Sign On The Dotted Line (covered in the 1980s by John Bradbury of The Specials offshoot band JB's All Stars), Tommy Hunt's crossover Top 30 hit single Love On The Losing Side and Ruth Swann's cover version of the northern soul classic Tainted Love.

          Barry BrownPoliticianGorgan

          Barry Brown on the killer "Money Money" riddim with The Aggrovators providing the muscle.

          • Barry Brown – Politician
          • The Aggrovators – Politician Dub
          • 7"£7.99
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