Saturday, 8 January 2011

NS526 Marvin Holmes & Justice [1974] - You'd Better Keep Her [Brown Door MH-6567]

b/w: Kwami
Format: 45
Label: Brown Door
Cat No:MH-6576
Value: £40

Marvin Holmes was one of the major movers and shakers of Bay area soul and funk through the 60s and 70s, recording with the Uptights, Justice, and under his own name. He recorded 45s for a number of different labels including Revue, Brown Door, Uni, Kon-Kord, and Boola Boola.

'You Better Keep Her' is a 70s shuffler first played at Blackpool Mecca from initial release.  The track was taken from their second LP on Brown Door 'Honor Thy Father', the first being 'Summer of '73'.  

He also recorded an album 'Ooh Ooh The Dragon & Other Monsters' as Marvin Holmes & The Uptights in 1969 on Uni.

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