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Alexander O'NealAlexander O'Neal (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Tabu (UK), 1985. Sealed (reissue)... $11.99
The start of a legendary run for vocalist Alexander O'Neal – and a set that really helped redefine the sound of male soul in the 80s! O'Neal got his start in an early version of The Time, and he's working here with Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis – but the sound of the record is way deeper ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Alexander O'NealBest Of Alexander O' Neal ... CD
Tabu, Late 80s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Billy OceanInner Feelings (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Big Break (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $14.99
Great early work from Billy Ocean – a smooth album of understated groovers, all done in a style that's nicely retrained, and which places a good focus on Billy's great vocals! Most of the record skips along in a warm mellow groove – never too over the top, and in a way that makes us ... read more CD

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New Billy OceanNights (Feel Like Getting Down) ... LP
Epic, 1981. Very Good+ ... $5.99
One of those bright, charismatic Billy Ocean records from a couple years before his massive pop soul crossover – just a sublime 80s club groover that pumps along at a nice mid tempo clip – a real favorite around these parts! This was Billy's debut for Epic and there's plenty of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp & some light wear.)

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Billy OceanTear Down These Walls (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jive/Cherry Pop (UK), 1988. New Copy ... $13.99
A big one for Billy Ocean – and a set that has the singer sounding even more confident and powerful than ever before! Ocean's not afraid of a hook by this point in his career, and the album's filled with the kind of catch crossover tune that Billy could do better than just about anyone else ... read more CD

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New Billy OceanWhen The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going (extended, 7" version, club, inst) ... 12-inch
Arista/Jive, 1985. Very Good (pic cover)... $0.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp, peeled strip along the top, and a tear on the back panel near the spine.)

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OdettaAt The Gate Of Horn ... CD
Tradition, 1957. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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OdettaIt's A Mighty World ... LP
RCA, 1964. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Black label mono pressing – in great shape!)

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OdettaOdetta In Japan ... LP
RCA, 1966. Near Mint- ... $18.99
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OdysseyHang Together ... LP
RCA, 1980. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A wicked groover from Odyssey – and a crack little album that has the trio hitting hard all the way through! The upbeat numbers are great, the ballads are warm and wonderful, and even the midtempo numbers come off perfectly – all with a rich quality that makes the album a real standout ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has some light wear, with a small rip at the opening.)

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OdysseyHappy Together (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Big Break (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $14.99
A really nice step forward for Odyssey – a record that's a bit tighter and more electric than previous sets, but which also has a nice sort of depth as well! These guys manage to balance a love of the hook with all the right sort of touches to keep the cuts from ever being too poppy or ... read more CD

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Odyssey 5First Time Around ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $16.99
A lost set of female soul tracks – recorded in the waning years of the Brunswick label, when they were really experimenting with some great obscure groups, most of whom got lost in the tax shuffles of the label's demise! Odyssey 5 hail from North Carolina, and they've got an ensemble female ... read more CD

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Ohio PlayersAngel ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
By this point the Players had moved into a smooth, polished territory that never betrayed their roots in a funkier sound, yet hitting a more gliding groove overall. Includes "Angel", "Merry-Go-Round", "Don't Fight My Love", "Body Vibes" and "O-H-I-O&quo ... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has some wear and a crease.)

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Ohio PlayersBack ... CD
Track Record/Cleopatra, 1988. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Ohio Players bounce back for this late 80s album – coming across with a leaner groove than before, and a style that's right up there with the best mainstream funk of the time! Most instrumentation is electric – plenty of beats and keyboards here – but the group still seem to hang ... read more CD

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New Ohio PlayersGreatest Hits ... LP
Westbound, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
Great gatefold compilation of their funky Westbound tracks, with such faves as "Pain", "Walt's First Trip", "Funky Worm", "Varee is Love", "Climax", and more. Slightly different track listing than the "Best of the Early Years" comp, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a cut corner, an unglued seam, and some stains.)

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Ohio PlayersOhio Players Live 1977 ... LP
Cleopatra, 1977. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold ... $27.99 29.98
Amazing sounds from The Ohio Players – the only live performance ever issued by the group, and a set that captures them right at the height of their mid 70s fame! The sound here is every bit as tight as on their classic studio albums for Mercury Records, but the music has a lot more bite, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ohio PlayersSkin Tight ... LP
Mercury, 1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Great work from the Ohio Players – and proof that moving to a big label could be a good thing for a funky group! This was the band's first album for Mercury – and although one might have the temptation to say that the label cut down the radical funk sound of the trippy Westbound years, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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O'JaysBack Stabbers ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1972. Very Good ... $7.99
A landmark album for the O'Jays – a set that moved them from the indie ranks to 70s megasoulstatus! After years of bumping around on a variety of labels, and in a variety of styles, the group really exploded with this wonderful set – an album that has them soaring along in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear. Top seam has a small split.)

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O'JaysEmotionally Yours ... CD
EMI, 1991. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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O'JaysIdentify Yourself ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1979. Very Good ... $0.99
The O'Jays keep on going strong – hitting a smooth mellow Philly vibe that takes them away from the style of their mid 70s hits! The sound here is a bit more uptempo than on the previous album So Full Off Love – but the group are still also really using the time to explore their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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O'JaysImagination ... CD
Music World/Sanctuary, 2004. Used ... $4.99
Do these guys ever falter? We think not, and this album's proof that the O'Jays sound just keeps on going strong as the years roll on! The whole thing's wonderful – with that super mellow sound that's been the group's strongest suit in recent years – overflowing with great Eddie ... read more CD

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New O'JaysLet Me Touch You ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1987. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Proof that the O'Jays fire can never die – because even though the instrumentation is slightly dated at times, this set sill has the group shining strongly on the vocal tip – hitting some great harmonies on the mellow cuts, and stepping out boldly on the more upbeat ones. Things are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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O'JaysLove You To Tears ... CD
Volcano, 1997. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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O'JaysMessage In The Music ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1976. Very Good ... $2.99
One of those records that really took Philly soul to the next level back in the 70s – a set that works amazing magic with the already-great harmonies of the O'Jays – pointing them even more strongly towards groove-heavy territory, while still keeping all the fragile, personal qualities ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with a small tear and creasing on the opening.)

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O'JaysMy Favorite Person ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1982. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Although they didn't have as big of chart success as in earlier years, the O'Jays managed to do alright as the 80s moved in on them. Their sweet vocal style was a perfect match for Philly International's move to more modern soul production, and this album has them nicely set up by McFadden & ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New O'JaysO'Jays In Philadelphia ... CD
Neptune/Big Break (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $8.99
Fantastic early O'Jays! The album's the first to feature the group meeting up with the Gamble/Huff team – a significant shift from their earlier work on Imperial, with a style that still retains all the vocal hardness of those days, but which makes a shift into a sweeter soaring soul groove! ... read more CD

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O'JaysO'Jays Live In London (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Philadelphia International (Japan), 1973. Used ... $19.99
A seminal album in the development of Philadelphia International – who seemed to be taking a cue from Motown and Stax in the 60s, by bringing their biggest act to a European audience! The set features the O'Jays working as beautifully in a live setting as they had in the Sigma Sound studios ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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New O'JaysShip Ahoy ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A pivotal album from The O'Jays – and an undeniable Philly classic! The record was the third the group cut for the Philadelphia International label – but it was really the first one that pushed their strong righteous soul agenda, sort of a mix of message-oriented lyrics and heavy soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a bit of sticker residue, and peeling along the bottom, particularly on the back. Label has a bit of sticker residue.)

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New O'JaysSo Full Of Love ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1978. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A masterpiece of modern soul that shows The O'Jays working in a style that would become their dominant mode for the next decade – not as upbeat and club-oriented as in the mid 70s years, with a sweet, sophisticated modern soul approach that really let the group grow stylistically. Mellow ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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O'JaysSurvival ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1975. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Not one of their most classic Philly LPs, but still a nice batch of soul tracks with the usual perfect Gamble-Huff production, and harmonies that definitely go the distance! Tracks include "What Am I Waiting For", "Give The People What They Want", "Rich Get Richer", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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O'JaysYear 2000 ... LP
TSOP/CBS, 1980. Near Mint- ... $1.99
We know what you're thinking: "These guys were best in the 70s." Hold that thought for a moment and check out this great album – because unlike a lot of their other chart-topping contemporaries from 1972 and 1973, the O'Jays actually continued to mature as a group, and managed to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a few creases.)

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New OK BandDisco! ... LP
Supraphon (Czech Republic), 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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David OliverJamerican Man (aka David Oliver) ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good ... $2.99
One of David's smooth soul albums for Mercury, with jazzy production by Wayne Henderson that's in line with the best work he was doing at the time. David's got a strange voice that's got the depth of a baritone, but the sweetness of a tenor. It's a little tough to get used to at first, but the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & a promo stamp.)

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David OliverMind Magic ... LP
Mercury, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Smooth jazzy soul, with excellent production by Wayne Henderson and his At-Home Productions team. David Oliver's got a deep baritone voice, and it slithers sexily through tracks like "Private Secretary", "Who Are You", "Take My Emptiness", and the great mellow groover ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear and a cut corner.)

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100 Proof Aged In SoulSomebody's Been Sleeping In My Bed ... LP
Hot Wax, 1970. Very Good+ ... $14.99
One of the best-remembered groups from the Detroit scene of the early 70s – thanks to the massive title track on this album, and a whole host of other wonderful cuts as well! The group features the great Steve Marcus on vocals – an artist who'd cut some key Northern soul singles for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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One WayLove Is ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $18.99
A totally massive set from One Way – a record that has them sounding even better than ever – drawing on all the strengths of the previous few records, and really knocking it out of the park! Although the group's got a great way with a groove, the mellow cuts here are equally nice ... read more CD

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New One WayOne Way Featuring Al Hudson (1979) ... LP
MCA, 1979. Very Good ... $3.99
A dancefloor soul classic – one of the strongest albums ever by Al Hudson, Alicia Meyers, and the whole One Way crew! The record's got a sweet soulful feel that provides a nice counterpoint to its bass-heavy grooves – popping along at that midtempo pace that was Al's popular remedy for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a name in marker, and some light stains on the back.)
Also available One Way Featuring Al Hudson (1979) (with bonus tracks) ... CD

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One WayOne Way Featuring Al Hudson (1979) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MCA/Purpose, 1979. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A dancefloor soul classic – one of the strongest albums ever by Al Hudson, Alicia Meyers, and the whole One Way crew! The record's got a sweet soulful feel that provides a nice counterpoint to its bass-heavy grooves – popping along at that midtempo pace that was Al's popular remedy for ... read more CD
Also available One Way Featuring Al Hudson (1979) ... LP 3.99

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One WayOne Way Featuring Al Hudson (1980) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Al Hudson and One Way – a set that still has the group bristling with loads of funky energy – yet also hitting a groove that's wonderfully smooth as well! One Way were really one of the top of the larger funk combos of the time – and this set's ... read more CD

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Oneness Of JujuEvery Way But Loose/(Family Tree) Make A Change ... 12-inch
Sutra, 1981. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Although Oneness Of Juju are best known around here for their avant funky spiritual jazz albums from the mid 70's, they're really best known in clubland for the a-side of this single, "Every Way But Loose". The track still retains some of their afro jazz elements, but it's got a heavy ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Sutra sleeve.)

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OriginalsCalifornia Sunset (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $8.99
One of our favorite albums by The Originals – and one of their most coherent albums on Motown! The record was produced by Lamont Dozier, who also wrote all the songs on the album for the group – and it's kind of a mix of Dozier's strident 70s update of the 60s Motown groove (which he'd ... read more CD

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OriginalsDown To Love Town (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the best-remembered albums from the mighty Originals – thanks to a surprisingly strong step into club and disco rhythms! The group were always great on the harmony tip – and earlier music often had them really shining on the ballads – but here they work with arrangers ... read more CD

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ORSBody To Body Boogie (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $21.99
Munich disco, retooled for the Salsoul Sound – thanks to some great remixing for this US version by Tom Moulton! ORS aren't nearly as cold or cheesy as some of their Munich contemporaries – making them a great choice for Salsoul through their tight use of stripped-down rhythms, rolling ... read more CD

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Jeffrey OsborneOnly Human (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1990. New Copy ... $8.99
A stone classic from Jeffrey Osborne – and a real standout in mainstream soul at the start of the 90s! Osborne's legendary vocals have never sounded better – as there's a warmth in the production that returns him to the grace and power he had when first going solo – a style that ... read more CD

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New OsibisaCoffee Song/Keep On Trying ... 12-inch
Island, 1976. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $5.99
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(Cover has some light wear.)

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New OsibisaSuper Fly TNT ... LP
Buddah, 1973. Sealed Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Some nice heavy Afro-funk grooves, courtesy of Osibisa, for this follow-up score to the original Super Fly! The sound of the music is quite different than Curtis Mayfield's famous soundtrack – and there's lots of heavy bass and percussion, plus some additional arrangements by Michael Gibbs. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Lee OskarBefore The Rain ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good ... $1.99
Classic album of mellow jazzy cuts, recorded by War's famous harmonica player, along with arrangements by Billy Page that have a killer dope 70s sound! Includes the massive "Haunted House", a nice groover which is a classic with the Chicago steppers. Other tracks include "Steppin&qu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear, a center split on the spine, some sticker remnants, and some pen.)

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New Shuggie OtisFreedom Flight (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epic, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The second album from Shuggie Otis – a wild and wooly batch of grooves that really stretches out the sound from the first! Shuggie's got much more of a hand in the arrangements here – and the tunes are grooving in a sweet blend of funk, rock, and soul – really drenched in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shuggie OtisHere Comes Shuggie Otis (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
A classic album of bluesy funk – one that features the guitar of Johnny Otis' young son Shuggie, in a slightly tighter setting than he'd been getting on some of Johnny's own LPs! Shuggie here is still very much under the guidance of his dad – working in a mode that really emphasizes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shuggie OtisInspiration Information/Wings Of Love (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic, 1974/2013. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99
A treasure trove of rare funk – a massive package that not only includes the legendary Inspiration Information album by Shuggie Otis, but which also adds in four bonus tracks to that classic – plus a full other album of unreleased vintage work! Shuggie Otis is the son of Johnny Otis ... read more CD

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OvationsHooked On A Feeling ... LP
MGM, 1972. Very Good ... $14.99
Some of the warmest Memphis soul ever recorded – a really classic set from The Ovations, done in a style that's really unique! The vibe here is different from the sound of Stax, as lead singer Louis Williams has a lot of Sam Cooke in his style – a warmly bubbling quality that's as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam, a cut corner, and some wear.)

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New Robert OwensI'll Be Your Friend (original def mix, dead zone, def inst, mo mo beats, 7" radio mix) ... 12-inch
RCA, 1991. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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OzoneLil Suzy ... LP
Motown, 1982. Very Good ... $6.99
The title and cover may look a bit silly, but the album's a classic from this overlooked Motown act – a smoking batch of funky grooves that has a lot more edge than most of the other work going on at the label at the time! There's echoes of Rick James funk in the mix, but the overall style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, with some pen on the back.)

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OzoneSend It ... CD
Motown/Surface (UK), 1981. Used ... $28.99
Killer grooves from Ozone – an overlooked early 80s group on Motown, and easily one of the label's strongest suits of the time! The group have the tighter sound of most of the Motown work of the time – but they also manage a looser, more organic sort of approach to their groove – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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PackersHole In the Wall ... LP
Pure Soul, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
A pile of funky 45s – stuffed into one glorious album! The record's the best-ever by The Packers – a hip west coast combo from the 60s, with roots in the Memphis scene of the time! The sound here is kind of a variation on the Booker T & The MGs and Mar-Keys sound – changed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light staining along the opening.)

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Gene PageBlacula ... LP
RCA, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Deadlier than Dracula – and a lot funkier too! This is the original soundtrack for the classic blacksploitation horror flick starring the baaadest Drac ever to grace the screen of all those shabby downtown theaters that were still around in the 70s – a wicked batch of wah-wah tunes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Paper Dolls Plus OneCool It (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Tyson, 1980. Near Mint- (reissue)... $0.99
A nice little 80s club number, produced by Harry Miller with a pulsating Euro -disco feel, and a nice bouncing groove, but given a nice, spacey club arrangement by Patrick Adams. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Paragons & The JestersParagons Meet The Jesters ... CD
Josie/Warner (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
Harmony soul heaven – a rare double-header from two hip New York groups! Both The Paragons and Jesters have a fantastic approach – heavy on group vocal interplay, in ways that really show the evolution of doo wop in the early soul years! There's a heartbreaking quality to many of the ... read more CD

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Ray Parker JrSex & The Single Man ... LP
Arista, 1985. Sealed ... $0.49
Ray Parker's definitely a single man at this point in his career – leaving behind his earlier role in the Raydio group, and working here as writer and producer on a string of 80s hits! The album follows strongly in the catchy, crossover mode of Parker's work from the middle part of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a tear in the shrinkwrap.)

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ParletInvasion Of The Booty Snatchers ... CD
Casablanca/Real Gone, 1979. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A sweet club classic from the soulful Parlet trio – one of the best George Clinton side projects during his legendary late 70s run – and a group who've continued to move plenty of dancefloors over the decades! There's a funky energy at the core that really sets Parlet apart from other ... read more CD

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ParletPlay Me Or Trade Me ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Very Good ... $16.99
Groovy female club tracks – with George Clinton producing, and funky horn arrangements by Fred Wesley and the usual crew. A bit more uptempo than regular P-Funk material, but with some nice moments, nonetheless. Tracks include "Wolf Tickets", "I'm Mo Be Hittin' It", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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ParletPleasure Principle ... CD
Casablanca/Real Gone, 1978. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The pleasure principle is in full effect here – a really special sort of feeling that strongly shows off the female side of the Parliament/Funkadelic mothership! The album's got a groove that's way different than most female disco of the time – more offbeat and angular, thanks to funky ... read more CD
Also available Pleasure Principle ... LP 6.99

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ParletPleasure Principle ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Very Good ... $6.99
The pleasure principle is in full effect here – a really special sort of feeling that strongly shows off the female side of the Parliament/Funkadelic mothership! The album's got a groove that's way different than most female disco of the time – more offbeat and angular, thanks to funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and some marker on front.)
Also available Pleasure Principle ... CD 15.99

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Parliament12 Inch Collection & More ... CD
Funk Essentials/Casablanca, 1970s. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
A batch of Parliament and Parliament related funk nuggets get a nice CD presentation of the original, rare, and or extended takes that were previously only available on the original vinyl! All told, more than an hour's worth of prime and/or rare P Funk! Tracks include "Aqua Boogie" ... read more CD

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New ParliamentChocolate City ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An amazing album that's probably one of the most unified albums that George Clinton ever recorded! The band's rawer style has been firmed up and economized – but a lot of the best elements are still in place, including a strange approach to vocals that has male and female voices interacting ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Chocolate City (Remastered & Expanded) ... CD 4.99

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ParliamentChocolate City (Remastered & Expanded) ... CD
Casablanca/Mercury, 1975. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
An amazing album that's probably one of the most unified albums that George Clinton ever recorded! The band's rawer style has been firmed up and economized – but a lot of the best elements are still in place, including a strange approach to vocals that has male and female voices interacting ... read more CD
Also available Chocolate City ... LP 9.99

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ParliamentClones Of Dr Funkenstein ... CD
Casablanca, 1976. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
An oft-overlooked gem from Parliament – released during the year 1976, and sometimes hidden between monster LPs like Funkentelechy and Mothership Connection – but every bit as great as those two classics! The album's got that tightened-up P-Funk sound that was working so perfectly at ... read more CD
Also available Clones Of Dr Funkenstein ... LP 13.99

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ParliamentClones Of Dr Funkenstein ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Sealed ... $13.99
An oft-overlooked gem from Parliament – released during the year 1976, and sometimes hidden between monster LPs like Funkentelechy and Mothership Connection – but every bit as great as those two classics! The album's got that tightened-up P-Funk sound that was working so perfectly at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch. Shrinkwrap has a factory sticker.)
Also available Clones Of Dr Funkenstein ... CD 4.99

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ParliamentFunked Up – The Very Best Of Parliament ... CD
Mercury, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The 70s catalog of funk legends Parliament is so big, and so strong, that it's hard to make a claim to be the "very best" of that massive selection of tunes – but honestly, this 16 track set does a pretty great job, and includes most of the tracks that first come to our minds as the ... read more CD

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ParliamentFunkentelechy Vs The Placebo Syndrome ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Ahhhhh . . . By this point, George Clinton and the P-Funk team were on top of the world! The record is a masterful dose of slick mothership jamming – perfectly woven together with that tightly compressed style that really served Clinton's production work well. The tracks are long, but never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Funkentelechy Vs The Placebo Syndrome ... LP 13.99

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New ParliamentFunkentelechy Vs The Placebo Syndrome ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good ... $13.99
By this point, George Clinton and the P-Funk team were on top of the world! The record is a masterful dose of slick mothership jamming – perfectly woven together with that tightly compressed style that really served Clinton's production work well. The tracks are long, but never too loopy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Missing the booklet & poster. Side 1 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cover has a bit of light wear.)
Also available Funkentelechy Vs The Placebo Syndrome ... LP 9.99

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ParliamentMothership Connection (Remastered & Expanded) ... CD
Casablanca/Mercury, 1975. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
Here's where it all happens! George Clinton lands the mothership, forges the space-funk image, and blows the P-Funk empire into an arena-filling mega-star act! The record's got some extremely tight numbers that mix the best of the group's new slick playing with the edginess and naughtiness of the ... read more CD
(Contains bonus material.)

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ParliamentUp For The Down Stroke ... CD
Casablanca, 1974. Used ... $5.99
The first album that Parliament cut after their trippy fuzzed-out headblast Osmium. The record features a much more stripped down sound – nice and funky, with a blueprint of the bass-driven groove that would dominate the P-Funk sound of the 70s. Bootsy's on bass, and the group features ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Pasadena/Don Myrick & The Phenix HornsWe Love You (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Crown & Key, Mid 80s. Sealed (pic cover)... $28.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Shrinkwrap has some maker.)

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New PassagePassage ... LP
A&M, 1981. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A seminal bit of crossover gospel! Titles include "Power", "The Son Will Come Again", "I See The Light", "You Can't Be Livin", and "Have You Heard The Word". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Johnny PateBucktown – Original Soundtrack ... LP
American International, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 15.98
A funky treasure – finally unleashed! Bucktown was one of the best of the mid 70s indie blacksploitation films – thanks to some great starring work from Fred Williamson and Pam Grier – but for years, the soundtrack's never been available as an individual release. Now, this tasty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny Pate/Adam WadeBrother On The Run ... LP
Perception, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An incredible funky soundtrack – one of the best of the blacksploitation generation, and one of the rarest too! Johnny Pate did the orchestrations for this excellent lost film, and he brought the same sort of energy to it that he did with his soundtrack for Shaft In Africa. There's some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny Pate/Four TopsShaft In Africa ... LP
ABC, 1973. Very Good- ... $29.99
One of the greatest blacksploitation soundtracks ever – a massively beautiful record that goes beyond any cliches of the genre, and serves up a fantastically unique batch of tracks! Chisoul arranger Johnny Pate did the music for the film – and (dare we say it?) it's even greater that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, light stains, a bit of pen, mostly split top and bottom seams, and some splitting on the spine.)

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New Bobby PattersonI Got More Soul ... CD
Omnivore, 2014. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Southern soul veteran Bobby Patterson, delivering what sounds like a lost early 70s classic on Stax or any number of smaller, yet esteemed southern soul labels – but it's actually his first new recordings in decade or so – and it comes courtesy of the ever-reliable Omnivore label! ... read more CD

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Kellee PattersonKellee (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Shadybrook/FTG, 1976. Used ... $8.99
Kellee Patterson's amazing first album for the Shadybrook label – a total killer all the way through, and much harder and heavier than any of her later sides for the label! The record's got a nice jazzy vibe that's a good bridge between her earlier work on Black Jazz, and her later, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Patterson SingersPatterson Singers ... CD
Atco (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
Wonderful work by The Patterson Singers – a group who were rooted in gospel, but ring out with plenty of soul – in a mixture of spiritual and secular styles that matches the best work of The Staple Singers or Sweet Inspirations! The Pattersons are a lot like the latter – all ... read more CD

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Patterson SingersPatterson Singers ... LP
Atco, 1972. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Wonderful work by The Patterson Singers – a group who were rooted in gospel, but ring out with plenty of soul – in a mixture of spiritual and secular styles that matches the best work of The Staple Singers or Sweet Inspirations! The Pattersons are a lot like the latter – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some light wrinkles in the front paste-on.)

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New Billy PaulEbony Woman ... CD
Philadelphia International/Big Break (UK), 1970. New Copy ... $8.99
An amazing early album from Billy Paul – the start of a rich career of sophisticated soul, and a record that really put Paul on the map right away – making him one of the most soulful interpreters of song in the 70s! There's a mix of modes going on here that's a bit similar to the ... read more CD

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Billy PaulFeelin' Good At The Cadillac Club ... CD
Gamble/Big Break (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99
An excellent early album from Billy Paul – done in a mode that's quite different than his bigger hits of the 70s! The record's almost more of a jazz outing, but with a definite soulful twist – done in this righteous mode that's not unlike some of the best Nina Simone material from the ... read more CD

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Billy PaulLately (with bonus track) ... CD
Total Experience/Big Break (UK), 1985. New Copy ... $8.99
An excellent 80s set from one of the greatest voices in 70s soul – the sublime Billy Paul, sounding great here with a bit of electro groove in the rhythms! The album's approach is a bit different than Billy on Philly International – but the strength of Paul's presence is still very ... read more CD

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Billy PaulWar Of The Gods (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Big Break (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $14.99
A stone treasure from one of the greatest soul singers of the 70s – and a set you'll regularly find in the coolest of record collections from back in the day! Billy Paul was always one of the hippest talents on Philly International – mixing together soul and jazz influences with a ... read more CD

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Freda PayneContact (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1971. Used ... $16.99
A totally great album from Freda Payne – a set that moves strongly past her initial early hits for the Holland Dozier Holland team, into a realm that's even more sophisticated overall! There's a full approach here that's really wonderful – almost a higher-concept version of soul music, ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Freda PayneStares & Whispers ... LP
Capitol, 1977. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Sweet club grooving from the legendary Freda Payne – a very different album than her initial hits for Holland-Dozier-Holland, and a set that has a mature mix of disco and modern soul! Production is by Tony Camillo and Frank Wilson – and the tracks are long and nicely stretched out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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Danny PearsonBarry White Presents Mr Danny Pearson ... LP
Unlimited Gold, 1978. Very Good ... $11.99
A lost treasure from Barry White – the one and only album recorded by Danny Pearson, one of the few singers that Barry did as "special projects" during the 70s! Like Gloria Scott and Tom Brock – two other White-produced singers of the time – Pearson's got a wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve and insert. Cover has a tracklist sticker.)

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New PeddlersThree In A Cell ... LP
Epic, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $7.99
A heck of a cool group – with a really wonderful sound! The Peddlers were a late 60s British trio, with a sound that's part soul, part jazz, part supper-club vocals – all done with a clean, clear, hard-grooving approach – and strong instrumentation that often includes a heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ann PeeblesAnn Peebles' Greatest Hits ... CD
Hi Records/MCA, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Ann PeeblesBest Of Ann Peebles – The Hi Records Years ... CD
Hi Records/Right Stuff, 1970s. Used ... $6.99
Less funk than the title might imply, but still plenty darn great – thanks to a strong helping of work from Ann Peebles legendary years at Hi Records! Back in the 70s, Ann's work for Hi was second only to labelmate Al Green – and like Green, she worked in a similar slow-burning style ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ann PeeblesHow Strong Is A Woman – The Story Of Ann Peebles 1969 to 1980 ... CD
Hi Records (UK), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
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(Out of print.)

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Ann PeeblesI Can't Stand The Rain ... CD
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1974. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Easily our favorite album ever by Ann Peebles – not just for the beathead title track, but also because it seems to be the one record where she brings a bit something extra to the studio! The sound is certainly in the classic Hi Records mode here – thanks to production by Willie ... read more CD

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New Ann PeeblesIf This Is Heaven ... LP
Hi Records, 1977. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Classic Hi material from Ann Peebles! If This Is Heaven is a few years later than the much loved early 70s material, but she's still working in a killer groove – and with sweet. warm arrangements from Willie Mitchell. Ann's voice is teeming with emotion and strength, and track here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a name in pen, and a cutout notch.)

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Ann PeeblesPart Time Love (with download) ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 15.99
A great litle early album from Ann Peebles – rawer than most of her more familiar stuff, with a gutbuckety soul quality that really keeps things fresh! We always love Ann's work, but in these early years she has a deep soul vibe that few other singers can touch – a level that easily ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download.)

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Peech BoysDon't Make Me Wait (extended, dub) ... 12-inch
West End, 1982. Very Good+ ... $4.99
One of Larry Levan's biggest crossover moments – as "Don't Make Me Wait" has the Peech Boys breaking out of the Paradise Garage underground, into the mainstream of soul in the early 80s. Not much in the vocal department, but a catchy hook nonetheless, and with plenty of bubbly bass ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a West End sleeve.)

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Teddy PendergrassHeaven Only Knows (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Sony (Japan), 1983. Used ... $18.99
Teddy Pendergrass' last album for Philly International – showcasing a warmer Teddy than ever before – one who glides along with a majestic, mature approach to his music – in a way that shows that Pendergrass was as good an interpreter of ballads and mellow cuts as he formerly was ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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New Teddy PendergrassLife Is A Song Worth Singing ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1978. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Wonderful work from the early solo years of Teddy Pendergrass! The record's a monstrous mix of mellow soul and sophisticated tunes – one that pushes Teddy way past his earlier role in Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, into mature male soul territory that few others could match! The sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Teddy PendergrassLife Is A Song Worth Singing (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1978. Used ... $7.99
Wonderful work from the early solo years of Teddy Pendergrass! The record's a monstrous mix of mellow soul and sophisticated tunes – one that pushes Teddy way past his earlier role in Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, into mature male soul territory that few others could match! The sound ... read more CD
(Legacy Recordings' Total Soul Classics edition – with 2 bonus tracks. CD case has a sticker over the barcode.)
 
 



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