Numero Group: By The Numbers


Numero pop-up store exclusive 45
April 11, 2012, 9:10 am
Filed under: Nickel & Penny, Record Store Day

Last Record Store Day we opened up a little shop on Milwaukee Avenue in Chicago. In addition to providing the best selection of used LPs and 45s available in the city that day, we offered up a 45 you could only buy in that store, on that day. This was it:

We sold out of that 45 in about two hours.

This year, in honor of our pop up store and radio station, we made a 45 of three killer Chicago soul jingles. The first is a Richard Pegue (Nickel and Penny labels) production featuring Rotary Connection’s Sidney Barnes, recorded for Ember Furniture in 1969.

The second and third are from a team of producers that ran Tel-Fi Studios (Jim Porter [Jay Pee, Sagport, Erect labels], Richard Pegue, and Robert Pairs [Orr label], likely featuring South Shore Commission, and recorded for Greyhound in 1969. We’ve cut the pop-country opener and kept the mid-tempo funkers “Feeling Tired” and “Greyhound And Grooved”

In keeping with last year’s theme of manufactured rarity, we’re only pressing 100 of these, available on a first come, first served basis, for $5 each.

The pop up store details are as follows:

1035 North Western Avenue

Chicago, IL

9AM-6PM

Cash, credit, barter.

For more information on the Numero shop, click here.


3 Comments so far
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I have both of these singles, yet I feel strangely compelled to snag this anyway? Here’s the too-hot-for-actual-grooves flip of the later:

Comment by William

Your Eccentric Soul 45 collection won’t be complete without it (ES-029 and counting). Besides, it’s only $5.

Comment by numerogroup

showoff!

Comment by Dustin




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