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Chris Plant

My Oh My

The title says it all when reading the following set list, My Oh My...or words to that effect! Chris Plant certainly had some records, monsters as most would describe them today. Today most DJ’s would give their right arm, a kidney and anything else they could manage without for a selection like this.

Not all his own discoveries admittedly, but nonetheless it is one impressive selection that would still hold it’s own in any venue anywhere today. The majority of the set is made up from a top 30 chart of Chris’s from between 1982 and 1984 of records he was playing at p[laces like Stafford, The Cavendish Suite, Peterborough, Clifton Hall and all the other top venues where Chris played.

Greater Experience – Don’t Forget To Remember – Colony 13
Ramona Collins – You Been Cheating – Clark’s
Bobby Wisdom – Handwriting On The Wall – Out A Site
(Billy Kennedy)
Yvonne Vernee – Just Like You Did Me – Sonbert
Eddie Daye & The Four Bars – Guess Who Loves You - Shrine
Magnetics – Lady In Green - Bonnie
Vondells – Hey, Girl You’ve Changed – Airtown
Jimmy Delphs – Dancing A Hole In The World – Carla
Eric Mercury – Lonely Girl - SAC
Gene Toones – What More Do You Want – Simco
Martells – Where Can My Baby Be – Al-La-Carte
Ray Agee – I’m Losing Again – Soultown
Johnny Honeycutt – I’m Coming Over – Triode
Jesse Davis – There’s Room For Me – Revere (Lenny Welch)
Sequins – Try My Love – The Detroit Sound
Virginia Blakely – Let Nobody Love You – Mojo
Art Gentry – Merry-Go-Round – Onyx
Del Tours – Sweet And Lovely – Starville
Billy Floyd – My Oh My – Arctic
Professionals – That’s Why I Love You – Groove City
Al Williams – I Am Nothing – La Beat
Lester Tipton - This Won’t Change – La Beat
Jackie Beavers – I Need My Baby – Revilot
Chandlers – Your Love Makes Me Lonely – Col-Soul
Classics – So Glad That I Found You – Yan-G
Majestics – I Love Her So Much It Hurts – Linda
William Powell – Heartaches Souvenirs – Power House
Sandy Wynns – I’ll Give That To You – Simco
Roger Pace – The Minute My Back Was Turned - Select
Betty Lloyd – I’m Catching On – BSC
Barbara Acklin – I’m Not Mad Anymore – Special Agent
Soulettes - Bring Your Fine Self Home – Scope
Detroit Soul - All Of My Life – Music Town
Little Charles & The Sidewinders - It's A Heartache – Decca
(Sam Coltrane - Watch Out For The Heartaches)
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Ady Croasdell

Welcome To Dreamsville

For this podcast we take a bow to 100 Club and 6t’s Rhythm & Blues co-founder Ady Croasdell, aka Harboro’ Horace. Although not a resident he did make guest appearances at The Top Of The World. He was and still is responsible via Kent/Ace records for some truly wonderful discoveries. Many at the time given to Keb and to a lesser extent Guy to give them more exposure, Melba Moore, Peggy Woods, Maxine Brown etc etc.

Much of the podcast is based on a set Ady actually played at TOTW, the rest made up of his other spins from that time, approx. 1985.

Tommy Hunt - Pretty Part Of You - Unissued
Sammy Ambrose - Welcome To Dreamsville - Musicor
Marvelows - Your Little Sister - ABC Paramount
Bunny Sigler - For Crying Out Loud - Decca
(Lee Valentine & Bluesmen)
Moments - Baby Baby Need You - Hog
(Unreleased Edgewood Acetate at the time, the Hog 45 didn’t surface until the early 90’s.)
Hector Rivera - I Want A Chance For Romance - Barry
Melba Moore - Magic Touch - Unissued
(Mary Love)
Peggy Woods - Love Is Gonna Get You - Unissued
Maxine Brown - I Want A Guarantee - Unissued Alt Vocal
Trends - Not Too Old To Cry - ABC Paramount
Tommy Hunt - New Neighbourhood - Unissued
Wally Cox - This Man Wants You - Mono Take
Chuck Flamingo & The Kansas City Playboys - Whats My Chances - Rojac
Chuck Jackson - Little By Little
Maxine Brown - It’s Torture - Unissed
(Jackie Day)
Little Tommy - Baby Can't You See -Sound Of Soul
Drapers - Your Love Has Gone Away - Gee
(Three Strangers)
Tony Mason - Take Good Care - RCA
Rubies - Spanish Boy - VJ
Harvey Averne Dozen - Never Learned To Dance - Uptite
Two People - Stop Leave My Heart Alone - Revue
Steinways - You’ve Been Leading Me On - Oliver
Roosevelt Grier - Pizza Pie Man - D-Town
The Megatrons - The Detroit Sound - Laurie
(Fred Scrunge)
Boston Hitesmen - Let It Ride - MTA
Johnny Maestro - Stepping Out Of The Picture - Scepter