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Singles Of The Day | Collins & Collins and Ozone









Two fantastic 45s straight in from our good friends at Expansion Records, both available as DJ or dinked copies.

The Collins & Collins version of “Top Of The Stairs” is a timeless modern soul classic. The song is composed by Ashford & Simpson, who originally recorded it, but even they switched to the arrangement on the Collins & Collins version when performing it live. On the B side is an  exceptionally rare/in demand/expensive version of Gamble & Huff’s “You Know How To Make Me Feel So Good” first recorded by
Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes in 1975. Collins & Collins recorded one LP for A&M in 1980, both key tracks featured back to back on this 7”.

Ozone were a group on Motown between 1980 and 1983. They were put together by Charles Alexander Glenn from Nashville where he had a band The Endeavors. He then brought his best musicians to Los Angeles where Billy Preston recommended to Motown they become the touring band for Teena Marie. “(Our Hearts) Will Always Shine,  has become a timeless and in demand modern soul record, copies of the 7” original now commanding in excess of £300. It has a Gene Page (of Barry White fame) string arrangement and is produced by the group with Michael Stokes (Creative Source, Enchantment, Magic Lady, LTD, Active Force etc).

We have great range of reissued 45s in stock, check out the list of Soul Brother 45s HERE and Outta Sight 45s HERE. Also see below for other cracking releases on Expansion Records.