If you’ve picked up on any of their tracks on the dance floor, you might want The Charmaines – I Idolize You! 1960-1964 vinyl release.
An interesting concept, Brian Jones Presents His Favourite Songs on CD and vinyl is well worth a look.
I don’t tend to feature a lot of t-shirts, as the ‘is it mod?’ brigade usually drops by. But as we are in a heatwave, it’s worth mentioning the Flamingo Club t-shirt by Gama Clothing.
The series started 17 years ago and is forever associated with Manchester’s much-missed Hideaway Club. But New Breed R&B has never had a vinyl outing. Until now that is, with this new release from Kent.
If you want to get to know his early work, then the James Brown – You’ve Got The Power budget CD box set should be a good starting point for you.
Another potential gem from Ace Records, that being Planet Mod – Brit Soul, R&B And Freakbeat From The Shel Talmy Vaults, which lands in April.
Two immiment and one further down the road. We are talking The Graham Bond Organization heavyweight vinyl reissues.
You can always rely on an Ace Records compilation to deliver the goods, so the Let’s Do The Boogaloo CD and vinyl should be well worth picking up.