Gene Allison – Let’s sit and talk



Versie Eugene Allison (Gene Allison) was born on August 29, 1934 and died on February 28, 2004 of renal failure. He is mainly known for his few hits which include the classic “You can make it if you try”. “Lets sit and talk” by Gene Allison was released in the UK on Sue LP ILP 943 Dr Soul.

Did not chart.

Updated 13 October 2016


Joe Simon – Say (that your love is true)



Joe Simon | Ace Records/Spring Records | joesimon1

Successful soul singer Joe Simon was born on September 2, 1943 and is still involved in music. “Say” was first released in 1964 on the famed Vee Jay label. The track was released in the UK on Sue LP ILP 943 “Dr Soul”.

Did not chart.

Updated 11 October 2016


The Impressions – Believe in me


The Impressions formed in 1958 with the original line up of Sam Gooden, Richard Brooks and Arthur Brooks, Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield. Richard and Arthur Brooks left the group and were replaced by Fred Cash. Jerry Butler left the group to pursue a solo career.

Curtis Lee Mayfield was born on June 3, 1942 and died on December 26, 1999.
Samuel G. “Sam” Gooden was born on September 2, 1934.
Fred Cash was born on October 8, 1940.


The original line up of The Impressions | Public Domain | 16136


The Impressions | Amazon | 16137su

“Believe in me” was issued on the Sue LP ILP 943 “Dr Soul”.

Chart position data not available.

Updated 13 October 2016


ILP 943 – Various Artists – Dr. Soul



ILP 943 Dr Soul | 16138su

Cover states Island records on the front, and Sue Records on the back!

Complete track listing: Say (That Your Love Is True) – Joe Simon | (Do The) Mashed Potatoes(Part 1) – Nat Kenrick and The Swans | Lenny Goofed – The Naturals | Say yeah – Preston Epps Trio with Andre Franklin | Gotta give her love – The Volumes | Soul Twist – King Curtis and the Noble Knights | Little bit of this, little bit of that – Chuck Flamingo | Make it easy on yourself – Jerry Butler | Oh what a feeling – Shep and the Limelights | Loving you every day – Wade Donald | Let’s sit and talk – Gene Allison | You don’t want me – James Carr | Strange Feeling – Sugar Pie DeSanto | Believe in me – The Impressions

Track listing kindly supplied by Paul

Picture updated 3 March 2016