Four Mints
No Longer b/w Endlessly
ES-012
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Notes About the Release
The story of the Capsoul master tapes is well known: after City National Bank of Columbus foreclosed on the debt the label incurred to found the city’s most successful soul label, owner Bill Moss hid the tapes at a family friend’s farm in Central Ohio, looking to dodge repossession. But a flood finished the job that the bank started, and Capsoul’s legacy was left to the hands of soul collectors who arrived a generation later. Or so everyone thought. Unearthed in songwriter Dean Francis’ basement were two then-unheard Four Mints songs, produced by Francis and recorded in the Capsoul studios with the Capsoul session musicians. “No Longer” and “Endlessly” made for a fitting postscript to the Capsoul story, told by the label’s greatest group, and pressed here to bevel-edged 45s with lovingly recreated label art—a full invocation of the magic of an original Bill Moss production.
Product Details
45

1 x standard weight 45 RPM 7”
2 tracks totaling 6 minutes
1 x stock Numero sleeve


TRACK LIST

The Four Mints No Longer
The Four Mints Endlessly
The story of the Capsoul master tapes is well known: after City National Bank of Columbus foreclosed on the debt the label incurred to found the city’s most successful soul label, owner Bill Moss hid the tapes at a family friend’s farm in Central Ohio, looking to dodge repossession. But a flood finished the job that the bank started, and Capsoul’s legacy was left to the hands of soul collectors who arrived a generation later. Or so everyone thought. Unearthed in songwriter Dean Francis’ basement were two then-unheard Four Mints songs, produced by Francis and recorded in the Capsoul studios with the Capsoul session musicians. “No Longer” and “Endlessly” made for a fitting postscript to the Capsoul story, told by the label’s greatest group, and pressed here to bevel-edged 45s with lovingly recreated label art—a full invocation of the magic of an original Bill Moss production.

45

1 x standard weight 45 RPM 7”
2 tracks totaling 6 minutes
1 x stock Numero sleeve


TRACK LIST

The Four Mints No Longer
The Four Mints Endlessly
ADD TO CART