Various - "You Got The Power: Cameo Parkway Northern Soul 1964-1967" (RSD21 DROP 2)//UMC// (Released 17th July)


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£31.99 – 2xLP, Limited Edition Coloured Vinyl

Record Store Day 2021, Drop 2 – Released 17th July

• An exceptional 20-track collection compiling some of the most sought-after soul and R&B records from Philadelphia’s Cameo, Parkway and Fairmount labels, which were popular during the late 1960s/early 1970s Northern Soul club scene

• Includes rare tracks that sell in the thousands at record fairs and on eBay when found in their original 45 RPM vinyl single format, some of which were only released as white label promotional copies

• Features soul and R&B recordings by label mainstays Chubby Checker, The Orlons, Bunny Sigler, Eddie Holman, Lonnie Youngblood and Evie Sands as well as seminal recordings by Yvonne Baker, Christine Cooper, Bobby Paris, Jerry Jackson, Vickie Baines and future R&B hitmaker Frankie Beverly

• These recordings feature some of the great Philly Soul and New York production teams of the mid-1960s: Gamble & Huff; Thom Bell; Jerry Ross & Kenny Gamble; Chip Taylor & Al Gorgoni; Sal Trimachi & Ritchie Cordell; John Madara, Dave White & Leon Huff; Weldon McDougal III, Luther Randolph & Johnny Stiles; Stuart Weiner & Mike Lewis plus arrangers Jimmy Wisner, Joe Renzetti and Artie Butler

• Features an essay by soul and R&B historian Ady Croasdell

• Mastered from the original master sources from ABKCO’s Cameo Parkway archive

• Bespoke printed inner bags including extensive liner notes and period photos


Side One
1. You Got The Power – The Four Exceptions
2. Because Of My Heart – Frankie Beverly & The Butlers
3. (Whoa, Whoa) I Love Him So – Nikki Blu
4. Girl Don’t Make Me Wait – Bunny Sigler
5. It’s Rough Out There – Jerry Jackson
Side two
1. Envy (In My Eyes) – The Orlons
2. Picture Me Gone – Evie Sands
3. Country Girl – Vickie Baines
4. Night Owl – Bobby Paris
5. Village Of Tears – Ben Zine
Side Three
1. You Just Don’t Know (What You Do To Me) – Chubby Checker
2. The 81 – Candy And The Kisses
3. Shake And Shingaling (Part 1) – Gene Waiters
4. S.O.S. (Heart In Distress) – Christine Cooper
5. Eddie’s My Name – Eddie Holman
Side Four
1. Pass Me By – Hattie Winston
2. The Grass (Will Sing For You) – Lonnie Youngblood
3. (Your Love Was Just A) False Alarm – Tari Stevens
4. Who Do You Think You Are – The Soul City
5. You Didn’t Say A Word – Yvonne Baker

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2xLP Coloured Vinyl