Cornerstone tune, much versioned, with ladies’ man Derrick taking the piss — ‘Solomon was the wisest man but he didn’t know the secrets… of a woman’ — and another fine Bobby Ellis instrumental.
Soundboy ska from 1964, with a booting girl-boy duet on the flip.
Juggernaut version of the Four Tops, with Ike Bennett at the organ leading Ilya Kuryakin on the flip.
Excellent, sombre version of The Temptations’ civil rights smash; and another top example of the label’s trademark ‘funky soul’ on the flip, with wah-wah, move-on-up harmonizing and roots vision.
Doing over The Persuaders with his customary aplomb; and keeping it in the family, a nice Kim Harriott lovers on the flip, another cover.