San Remo Golden Strings

Vinyl Records and Rare LPs:

San Remo Golden Strings - Hungry For Love Hungry For Love
Pop New - LP GS 923 Gordy
Sealed, Rare 1967 Stereo Second Issue. Originals Were Released In 1966 On Ric-Tic, Which Was Purchased By Berry Gordy. This Version Has A Reworked Track Order Plus Replaces "Some Things You Never Get Used To" With "Festival Time." Pristine Copy. “The San Remo Golden Strings Occupy A Unique Place In The History Of Detroit Soul. A Revolving Group Of Local Session Musicians (Among Them Members Of The Detroit Symphony Orchestra) Assembled By The Fledgling Ric-Tic Label To Create Easy Listening-Style Instrumental Renditions Of Contemporary Pop Hits, What Should Have Been Bland, Cookie-Cutter Records Instead Tapped Into The Universal Motown Groove -- There Is A Genuine Soulfulness And Swagger To Their Recordings That Is Completely Unexpected, And Entirely Welcome. Not Only Was 1965's "Hungry For Love" A Top 30 Pop Hit, But For A While, The San Remo Golden Strings Even Included Moonlighting Members Of Motown's Own Legendary House Band The Funk Brothers -- In Fact, This Incarnation Of The Ensemble Backed Singer Edwin Starr On His Classic "Agent Double O Soul," And When Motown Founder Berry Gordy Jr. Discovered The Ruse, He Fined Each Guilty Funk Brother $1,000.00 For The Transgression.” – Jason Ankenny, AMG... more details
 
San Remo Golden Strings - Swing Swing
Soul Used - LP 928 Gordy
Beautiful 1968 Deep Groove White Label Promo. Appears Unplayed.... more details
 
San Remo Golden Strings - Swing Swing
Pop New - LP GS 928 Gordy
Sealed, Rare 1968 Stereo Original.... more details
 
San Remo Golden Strings - Hungry For Love Hungry For Love
Pop Used - LP SLP 901 Ric Tic
Rare 1966 Stereo Original Which Was Quickly Re-Released By Gordy Records In 1967. Record Appears Glossy. Cover Has Some Light Spots Of Wear (See Scan). “The San Remo Golden Strings Occupy A Unique Place In The History Of Detroit Soul. A Revolving Group Of Local Session Musicians (Among Them Members Of The Detroit Symphony Orchestra) Assembled By The Fledgling Ric-Tic Label To Create Easy Listening-Style Instrumental Renditions Of Contemporary Pop Hits, What Should Have Been Bland, Cookie-Cutter Records Instead Tapped Into The Universal Motown Groove -- There Is A Genuine Soulfulness And Swagger To Their Recordings That Is Completely Unexpected, And Entirely Welcome. Not Only Was 1965's "Hungry For Love" A Top 30 Pop Hit, But For A While, The San Remo Golden Strings Even Included Moonlighting Members Of Motown's Own Legendary House Band The Funk Brothers -- In Fact, This Incarnation Of The Ensemble Backed Singer Edwin Starr On His Classic "Agent Double O Soul," And When Motown Founder Berry Gordy Jr. Discovered The Ruse, He Fined Each Guilty Funk Brother $1,000.00 For The Transgression.” – Jason Ankenny, AMG... more details
 

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