What side "B" 'song was better than side "A"

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Re: What side "B" 'song was better than side "A"

Post by vinyl master » 22 May 2019 17:10

I found a 45' of former Supreme and Glass House member Scherrie Payne in the thrift shop...I mentioned this recently, but while "V.I.P." is a nice song, the b-side "It Ain't The World" is a funky slice of heaven and a deep soulful cut! 8)


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Re: What side "B" 'song was better than side "A"

Post by vintagevinyllover » 22 May 2019 22:01

Clever interpretation on the Buzzcocks singles where one side was labelled Side A. Flip it and the other side was labelled Side 1. You decide.

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Re: What side "B" 'song was better than side "A"

Post by vinyl master » 23 May 2019 15:17

You know, I am reminded of a couple of singles by Jimmy Cross...He had a big hit with 1965's "I Want My Baby Back"...To make sure it got played, the b-side was titled "Play The Other Side"...Soon after, he released another single on Tollie called "The Ballad Of James Bong"...What may you ask was the b-side to this one? :-k "Play The Other Side Again"! :lol:

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Re: What side "B" 'song was better than side "A"

Post by Mrs Ritchie Valens » 07 Jul 2019 20:28

spittenkittens wrote:
14 Oct 2013 13:53
There was Frank mills song called music box dancer that was a side b song(when sent to a dj) that turned out be very popular. Some early 45's had no side a or b. Some sides were both as good to me. 3 dog night had a very funny side be song called "side B song". What is your favorite side b song. By the way, many 45 sounded very good, maybe better than the 33 rpm version if it had one.
Gosh, I have so many 45's that I can't think of all the a, or B sides that I like, or don't like. But, it's true; there are some 45 singles that either the A side was better, or the B side out did the A side. But like some people have already stated, sometimes both sides were just as good. The only song that I can think of right now is the B side of the song 'Say, Man.

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Re: What side "B" 'song was better than side "A"

Post by vinyl master » 09 Jul 2019 03:45

Speaking of the Jackson 5, which was mentioned on an earlier thread, it reminded me of this tune, which I think beats out the A-side, "Mama's Pearl", by a long shot! :D



It must be the James Jamerson bassline! 8)