Johnnie Taylor - Ain't That Lovin' You / Blues in the Night (7" Single)
Johnnie Taylor is revered as one of the all time great soul singers. He replaced Sam Cooke as the lead singer of the Soul Stirrers and started recording as a solo artist in the early '60s. In 1966 he signed to Stax records where he recorded these two in demand exciting raw soul gems.
Ain't That Loving You from 1966 is a fantastic two-step mid-tempo ballad and has been an in demand cut for many years, with original UK copies now selling for up to £100. Blues in The Night from 1967 is an up-tempo R&B dancer popular on the Northern Soul scene which was originally issued on a hard-to-find French EP which also sells for over £100. These two great tracks are paired together on a 45 for the first time with a specially designed label which reflects their '60s origins.