Author Archives: 6134Dave

About 6134Dave

Fan of music. I've been buying records, cassettes, and CD's since the mid 1970's. I'm currently converting some of my vinyl to mp3. Because of this I've been reconnecting with my music collection.

The Delfonics – The Delfonics (1970)

Soul music is a big part of my record collection, and lately when visiting vinyl fares I’ve picked up quite a few classic singles and albums including many purchases just based on a name or record label. Bell Records in … Continue reading

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Doctor! Doctor! (12″ Extended Version)- The Thompson Twins (1984)

This is the first 12″ single that I’m featuring in my blog. Re-mixes or extended versions were often produced and played in nightclubs. I sometimes favoured the long versions of singles over the standard radio 7″ single.  Doctor! Doctor! is … Continue reading

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Manchild – Neneh Cherry (1989)

Neneh Cherry was born Neneh Mariann Karlsson in Stockholm, Sweden, moved to the USA and later moved to London, England when aged 14. Reading her biography her background indicates she is from a very artistic/musical family and her own musical diversity … Continue reading

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Airport – The Motors (1978)

Back in the day this single was always being played. One of my go to tracks that has me both singing (very badly) and wanting to hit the dance floor. A commercial pop song from what was a new group … Continue reading

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Four From Toyah (An Alternative Play Record) – Toyah (1981)

Toyah Willcox could never be described as boring. Born in 1958, and a native of my home city Birmingham she is a TV presenter, Film and TV Actress, Author, but mainly known as a producer, writer and performer of music. … Continue reading

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You Can Do Magic – Limmie & Family Cookin’ (1972)

This classic UK single was picked up for 50p in 2015 at a pop-up event at a Craft Beer Pub in the centre of Birmingham, combining my two favourite things, music and beer. The event although a one-off was bought … Continue reading

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Can’t Get Enough Of Your Love, Babe – Barry White (1974)

In 2015, during a trip to London, a rack of vinyl outside a store called Flashback caught my eye. Inside it was a haven for any lover of old records. I came away with several singles. I don’t see myself … Continue reading

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