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SilvettiSpring Rain (plus bonus track) (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Salsoul/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $19.99
This is the kind of Italian disco we can get our ears around! Bebu Silvetti is on keyboards, and at the helm of the orchestra – working here like an Italian Barry White, on a groove that's very similar to the best work of the Love Unlimited Orchestra. The tracks have a harder focus on the ... read more CD
Also available Spring Rain (plus bonus track) ... CD 14.99

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SkyySkyyline (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1981. New Copy .... $14.99
A stone classic from Skyy – one of those groups who virtually helped invent 80s groove! Like the best of the genre – such as Slave, BB&Q Band, and others – Skyy have a soulful approach that goes way past the simple cliches that other groups were so content to only muddle ... read more CD

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Percy SledgeWhen A Man Loves A Woman ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1966. New Copy .... $15.99
A stone classic from Percy Sledge – and a set that really put southern soul on the map! Along with the familiar title hit – one of those tunes you'll recognize instantly – the album's a treasure trove of deep soul numbers – done under the supervision of Quin Ivy, in ... read more CD

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Sly & The Family StoneHigher ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $11.99
Some of the best cuts from the excellent 4CD/8LP Sly & The Family Stone box set – served up here in a 16 track collection that's a great introduction to the grooves! Even if you own all of Sly's incredible records from the late 60s and early 70s, the collection is completely essential ... read more CD

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Sly & The Family StoneHigher (4CD box set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4 CDs .... $52.99 59.98
Your Sly & The Family Stone collection just got a whole lot bigger – thanks to this amazing package that's filled with rare recordings, live tracks, unusual mixes, and 17 previously unreleased tracks! Even if you own all of Sly's incredible records from the late 60s and early 70s, this ... read more CD
Also available Higher (8LP box set – 180 gram pressing) ... LP 142.99

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Sly & The Family StoneOriginal Album Classics (Whole New Thing/Dance To The Music/Life/Stand!/There's A Riot Going On/bonus tracks) (5CD set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 5 CDs .... $21.99
An amazing run of music – the first five full albums from Sly & The Family Stone – each of them a funky gem all the way through! The music here represents some of the tightest, some of the hippest, some of the most freewheeling soul work to hit the mainstream at the end of the 60s ... read more CD

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Sly & The Family StoneThere's A Riot Goin' On (gold CD deluxe version) ... CD
Epic/Get On Down, 1971. New Copy .... $24.99
A landmark album in a landmark package – a set that takes this gem from Sly & The Family Stone, presses it up on a special hi-fidelity gold CD, then cradles the whole thing in special box with a heavy hardcover book with lots of new notes – and a fabric American flag sewn right onto ... read more CD
(Limited edition boxed set with embroidered flag cover, 24k gold disc, hard cover book & photos.)

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Verdelle SmithTar & Cement – The Complete Recordings 1965 to 1967 ... CD
Capitol/Omni, Mid 60s. New Copy .... $16.99 19.98
A beautiful album of baroque soul from Verdelle Smith – a singer who was destined to score big in the mid 60s, but somehow only managed to cut a handful of records before dropping out of secular music forever! Verdelle's got an unusual style that's halfway between Dionne Warwick and Nancy ... read more CD

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Smith ConnectionUnder My Wings (plus bonus track) ... CD
Music Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $24.99
A sublime bit of east coast soul – and the only full album ever cut by this heavenly-voiced trio! The group have a sound to rival the best of their contemporaries on the harmony soul scene – one that floats along on a light pillow of strings and soul, with just the right amount of ... read more CD
Also available Under My Wings ... LP 9.99

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SOS BandOn The Rise (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1983. New Copy .... $16.99
Sweet sweet grooves from the SOS Band – definitely on the rise at the time, but still sounding great, with all the best elements of their early work firmly intact! The core group are very much at home in the studio – and have this cohesive sound that really comes through right away ... read more CD
Also available On The Rise ... CD

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SOS BandOne Of Many Nights (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1991. New Copy .... $16.99
Late in the game for the SOS Band, but a set that still has them stepping far out in front of most of their contemporaries – using that old school funk training to work through newer 90s grooves – all in a style that's got the best lean qualities of the time! Chandra Currelley's in the ... read more CD

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New SOS BandTabu Anthology (SOS/SOS Band Too/SOS Band III/On The Rise/Just The Way/Sands Of Time/Diamonds In/One Of Many/bonus tracks) (10 CD set) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1980s. New Copy 10 CDs .... $74.99
Every single album by the mighty SOS Band – packaged in one sweet little set, complete with two more CDs' worth of bonus material as well! The group were one of the best funky soul acts of the 80s – and had an amazing run on Tabu Records – all of which is documented here in a ... read more CD

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SOS BandToo (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1981. New Copy .... $15.99
The SOS Band's second album – and a masterpiece of 80s groove! The album's wonderfully tight, and wonderfully right on the money – held together like a pile of money dipped in honey – keyboards, bass, percussion, and vocals all sweetly grooving with that post-70s funky feel that ... read more CD

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Soul ChildrenThere Always (Finders Keepers/Where Is Your Woman Tonight) ... CD
Epic/Shout (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy .... $6.99
The post-Stax, Epic southern soul of the Soul Children – 1976's Finders Keepers and 1977's Where Is Your Woman Tonight back-to-back! Finders Keepers is a strong little album by the group – recorded with a very different sound than the Stax work – but one that's still totally ... read more CD

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Spinners2nd Time Around ... CD
VIP/Motown (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $13.99
Pre-Philly magic from The Spinners – a wonderful early album recorded for Motown – done with a heady Detroit sound that's quite different than their later work in the 70s! The album already has the group sounding amazing on the harmonic tip – definitely a cut above the groups ... read more CD
Also available 2nd Time Around (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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SpinnersMighty Love (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1974. New Copy .... $5.99
About as classic as you can get for The Spinners – and one of the group's marvelous 70s collaborations with the mighty Thom Bell! Before hooking up with Philly, The Spinners were already a wonderful vocal group – but here, in the hands of Bell, they hit a sound that's completely ... read more CD

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SpinnersOriginal Spinners ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1967. New Copy .... $13.99
Amazing early work from The Spinners – an early Motown record that's quite different than the more famous sound of the group recording in Philly with Atlantic Records in the 70s – done with an even stronger approach on the harmonies, at a level that really gets at the group's roots! ... read more CD

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SpinnersSpinners ... CD
Atlantic/Friday Music, 1973. New Copy .... $13.99 14.99
A landmark album from The Spinners – one that has the Detroit vocal group making a hip trip to the Philly scene – picking up a whole new sound and rich new energy in the process! A few years later, working in Philly studios would be common for many artists – but this self-titled ... read more CD

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Spirit House Movers (Jihad)Black & Beautiful – Soul & Madness ... CD
Jihad/Son Boy, Late 60s. New Copy .... $14.99
An incredible relic of the righteous underground of the late 60s from the Spirit House Movers – and one of the few classic albums on the Jihad label! The group was a vocal group of sorts – sometimes singing, sometimes rapping in a Last Poets-styled way – often doing both at the ... read more CD

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New Mavis StaplesOh What A Feeling ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
Overlooked solo work from Mavis Staples – a set recorded around the time the Staple Singers were making their move into more clubby and modern soul modes – both of which Mavis handles here! The album was recorded at Muscle Shoals, and still has a deep soul core – but it also ... read more CD

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Edwin Starr25 Miles ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
Socking soul, and a key album in the career of Detroit powerhouse Edwin Starr – one that had him stepping forth with a proud, loud groove all the way through! Starr's work was always a bit harder than the regular Motown bag – no doubts because of his more indie soul roots – and ... read more CD

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Edwin StarrWar & Peace ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $19.99
A real breakout album for Edwin Starr – and the kind of full-on set that really helped give his music a bold new focus! Starr had already scored nicely on some playful tracks from the Motor City scene of the late 60s – but here, he emerges as a singer with a lot more depth than before ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Starship OrchestraCelestial Sky ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1980. New Copy .... $16.99
Massive massive work from Starship Orchestra – a trio of talents from the Norman Connors universe, but one who get some heavy help in the studio from arrangers Bobby Lyle, McKinley Jackson, and Jerry Peters! There's a real Aquarian Dream sound at play here – all the best energy of ... read more CD
Also available Celestial Sky ... LP 19.99

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New Candi StatonEvidence – The Complete Fame Records Masters ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD .... $19.99
A 2CD set of Candi Staton – the complete Fame masters recorded by the female southern soul great and producer Rick Hall at the fabled Muscle Shoals studios – including a dozen previously unreleased tracks! It's one heartbreaking, soul stirring masterpiece after another on this set ... read more CD

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Candi StatonMusic Speaks Louder Than Words/House Of Love ... CD
Warner/Edsel (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy 2CD .... $18.99
A pair of late 70s gems from Candi Staton – back to back on a single set! First up is Music Speaks Louder Than Words – an album that's often eclipsed by the Young Hearts hit before it, but which actually comes across stronger than that one! The groove is funky southern soul on the ... read more CD

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Tommy Stewart & OthersTommy Stewart's Disco Love Affair ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
Amazing rare grooves from Tommy Stewart – the Atlanta studio wizard who cut some of the hippest club tracks in the south at the end of the 70s! This package digs way deeper than even Tommy's classic self-titled album – to feature some obscure and unreleased material that show the ... read more CD

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Stovall SistersStovall Sisters ... CD
Reprise (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $13.99
Wickedly righteous work from The Stovall Sisters – a hip female soul trio who recorded this wonderful blend of funk, gospel, and soul at the start of the 70s! The group's got roots that definitely start in gospel – but like most of their best contemporaries, they're eager to share ... read more CD

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New Sugar BillySuper Duper Love ... CD
Fast Track/P-Vine (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $24.99
A classic indie cooker from Sugar Billy – a bit funky, a bit clubby – and a really great batch of grooves done in a pre-disco mode! The tracks are all pretty darn upbeat – somewhat warmer than the funk of Fatback or Kool & The Gang, but still with a nicely rough-edged feel ... read more CD
Also available Super Duper Love (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus track) ... CD 29.99

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New Sugar BillySuper Duper Love (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Fast Track/P-Vine (Japan), 1975. New Copy Gatefold .... $29.99
A classic indie cooker from Sugar Billy – a bit funky, a bit clubby – and a really great batch of grooves done in a pre-disco mode! The tracks are all pretty darn upbeat – somewhat warmer than the funk of Fatback or Kool & The Gang, but still with a nicely rough-edged feel ... read more CD
Also available Super Duper Love ... CD 24.99

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Donna SummerLove To Love You Donna ... CD
Verve, Late 70s/2013. New Copy .... $13.99 14.98
Contemporary remakes of classics from Donna Summer – a whole host of classics from her landmark 70s disco years, served up here with lots of 21st Century touches! Donna's vocals are sublime no matter what the setting – and given that many of these cuts were originally done with electro ... read more CD
Also available Love To Love You Donna ... LP 24.99

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Donna Summer & OthersThank God It's Friday – Original Soundtrack (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Casablanca/Culture Factory, 1978. New Copy 2CD Gatefold .... $26.99 29.99
A huge disco cash-in moment of the 70s – but a great one too, and a strong illustration of the power that Casablanca Records had in both the clubs and charts at the time! The movie and record were both a bit over-pressed upon release, but they nonetheless stand as a great snapshot of the way ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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SunWanna Make Love (aka Live On Dream On) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Capitol/Vivid (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $19.99
One of the greatest records ever cut by Sun – the late 70s funk group who some excellent albums for Capitol Records – a group whose records never made the charts as strongly as their contemporaries, but not for lack of quality! This set's a great batch of heavy ensemble funk with an ... read more CD

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SupremesI Hear A Symphony (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory (France), 1966. New Copy .... $14.99 18.99
One of the great mid 60s Supremes album – at a time when they could really do no wrong – and featuring a couple of their bigger hits! I Hear A Symphony was produced by the team of Holland & Dozier – and Holland-Dozier-Holland are the credited composers for most of it – ... read more CD

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SupremesLove Child ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
Really one of the nicer late 60s efforts by the Supremes – now with Cindy Birdsong in the group in place of the departed Florence Ballard – with the now well known title track, and a number of other great pop soul numbers, with the classic Motown sound! The Supremes could arguably ... read more CD
Also available Love Child ... LP 5.99

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SupremesReflections ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the later Supremes albums with Diana Ross as the headliner – and the final Supremes album with Holland-Dozier-Holland pulling the strings – and led of by the incredible title track! "Reflections" is a straight up incredible tune – one of those late 60s Motown ... read more CD

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SupremesSupremes A Go Go ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1966. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the biggest charting LPs by The Supremes – and one of the best, too! The girls are opening it up a bit here – getting in on some of The Miracles Go Go action of the period, and laying down tunes that have a bit more of a northern groove to them – relying a bit more on a ... read more CD

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SupremesSupremes Sing Holland Dozier Holland (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory (France), 1966. New Copy .... $14.99 18.99
One of the best-ever albums by the Supremes – and filled with stone classics, to boot! As the title states, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard team up with Holland Dozier Holland – and they really to create the sound that would put them and Motown on the map. A couple of ... read more CD

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SupremesWhere Did Our Love Go ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1964. New Copy .... $13.99
About as classic as you can get for the early Supremes – a set that has the group really hitting hard on all levels, thanks to production from the team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, plus a bit of help from Smokey Robinson – all of whom really help push the Supremes out of simple girl group ... read more CD

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Supremes & TemptationsDiana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory (France), 1968. New Copy .... $14.99 18.99
A record that might be easy to write this off as a mistake or inessential session – but thanks to some great arrangements by HB Barnum, Paul Riser, and Gene Page, plus great vocals by the groups, the record shines as much as any other Motown set from the time! The vocals are traded back and ... read more CD

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New Betty SwannComplete Atlantic Recordings ... CD
Atlantic/Real Gone, Early 70s. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A tremendous collection of work from the great Betty Swann – a hell of a soul singer who'd recorded previously for the Money and Capitol Records, but who really hit her height on this string of 70s singles for Atlantic Records! Betty never cut a full album for the label, so this period is a ... read more CD

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SwitchSwitch (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $26.99
A seminal bit of seventies soul from Switch, and a record that really helped set the tone for countless others to come in the 80s – no surprise, given that the group's got members from both the DeBarge and Ingram families! There's a warmth here that few others can match – an earnest, ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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T-ConnectionT-Connection ... CD
Dash/Henry Stone, 1978. New Copy .... $9.99 12.99
A soaring stormer from T-Connection – and a set that has them sounding even better than before! There's a perfection here the group didn't have with earlier releases – a quality that goes way past indie funk ensemble, into the realm of some of the best mainstream acts on the bigger ... read more CD
(Please note: Although these CDs are legit, they are produced as CDRs with artwork by copyright owner Henry Stone.)
Also available T-Connection (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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T-ConnectionT-Connection (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Dash/Big Break (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $14.99
A soaring stormer from T-Connection – and a set that has them sounding even better than before! There's a perfection here the group didn't have with earlier releases – a quality that goes way past indie funk ensemble, into the realm of some of the best mainstream acts on the bigger ... read more CD
Also available T-Connection ... CD 9.99

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Taste Of HoneyTwice As Sweet (with bonus track) ... CD
Capitol/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy .... $14.99
Twice as sweet, and mighty neat – a killer set from Taste Of Honey, and one that has the girls moving away from Mizell Brothers help in the studio, and getting some great grooves from George Duke! Duke brings in all his best jazzy soul to the duo – lots of keyboards stepping around the ... read more CD

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TeaseRemember ... CD
Epic/PTG (Netherlands), 1988. New Copy .... $18.99
One of the best albums in a big 80s run from Tease – thanks to great production from Mtume! The album's got a balance of soul and style that really holds together throughout – as the group finds especially strong ways of coming across on the ballads and mellower numbers, which often ... read more CD

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Teen QueensEddie My Love ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s. New Copy .... $14.99
The Teen Queens were a hip R&B duo who deserve a lot more credit than their silly name might make you think. They had a style that was part raw R&B, and part 60s girl group, years before the girl group format was around long enough to become a cliché. This set of 22 tracks pulls ... read more CD

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New TemptationsAll Directions ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $13.99
The Temptations going in all directions – and all of them pretty darn groovy too! The set's still heavy on the solid, righteous sound of Norman Whitfield – who gives some of the best cuts that psychedelic soul imprint he really perfected with the group – a quality that has a lot ... read more CD
Also available All Directions (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 16.99

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TemptationsAll Directions (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Gordy/Culture Factory (France), 1972. New Copy .... $16.99 18.99
The Temptations going in all directions – and all of them pretty darn groovy too! The set's still heavy on the solid, righteous sound of Norman Whitfield – who gives some of the best cuts that psychedelic soul imprint he really perfected with the group – a quality that has a lot ... read more CD
Also available All Directions ... CD 13.99

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TemptationsBare Back ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $15.99
The Temptations on Atlantic Records – sounding different than their Motown years, and still pretty darn great! The group's got some wonderful help here from the team of Brian and Eddie Holland – still very much in fine fine form, and coming up with some backings that have a warm modern ... read more CD

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New TemptationsReunion ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1982. New Copy .... $13.99
An all-star effort from The Temptations – and a well-titled set that has the group brimming over with classic vocal talent! The group's expanded to a seven-piece outfit for the album – with Eddie Kendricks and David Ruffin back in the fold, singing alongside Dennis Edwards, Otis ... read more CD

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TemptationsTemptations Sing Smokey ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $13.99
The Temptations sing the work of Smokey Robinson – and they've even got Smokey along to help them out on production! Given the high Robinson quotient on the set – both on production and songwriting – you'd almost expect this one to be a copycat of The Miracles' music at the time. ... read more CD
Also available Temptations Sing Smokey ... CD 9.99

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TemptationsTruly For You ... CD
Gordy/PTG (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy .... $14.99
A great 80s set from The Temptations – one of the few Motown acts who managed to deliver great work again and again over the years! The production has some 80s traces that are slightly dated, but the vocals are still top-shelf all the way – strongly moved much more into a mellow and ... read more CD
Also available Truly For You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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TemptationsTruly For You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1984. New Copy .... $24.99
A great 80s set from The Temptations – one of the few Motown acts who managed to deliver great work again and again over the years! The production has some 80s traces that are slightly dated, but the vocals are still top-shelf all the way – strongly moved much more into a mellow and ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Truly For You ... CD 14.99

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Joe TexBumps & Bruises (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy .... $14.99
Joe Tex bumps with the best of his contemporaries in the 70s – but at a level that still holds onto all the warmth and humanity of his earlier recordings too! There's definitely a bit of a dancefloor groove to the record, but it never dampens the spirit in Joe's vocals – and in a way, ... read more CD

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Mike Theodore OrchestraCosmic Wind/High On Mad Mountain ... CD
Westbound (UK), 1977/1979. New Copy .... $11.99
70s disco classics from Detroit soul legend Mike Theodore – back to back on one CD! On Cosmic Wind, Mike's come a long way from his early soul days with Dennis Coffey – working here to lay down a set of spacious disco tunes with a dreamy finish – really stretching out with the ... read more CD

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13th FloorSteppin Out (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Blue Candle/Clinck (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $22.99
The one and only album we've ever seen from The 13th Floor – a hip little combo from St Louis, produced here by Oliver Sain in a great blend of jazz, soul, and funk! There's a depth here that goes way beyond the average outing of this type – as the group clearly have some sort of an ... read more CD

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New Carla ThomasSweet Sweetheart – The American Studios Sessions & More ... CD
Stax (UK), Mid 60s/1970. New Copy .... $22.99
A huge batch of unreleased work by Stax Records diva Carla Thomas – one full album recorded with producer Chips Moman, and a whole batch of unissued mid 60s singles too! The Moman album is sublime – and has Carla in this warmer, more mature style that's quite a change not only from her ... read more CD

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New Irma ThomasFull Time Woman – The Lost Cotillion Album ... CD
Cotillion/Real Gone, 1972. New Copy .... $15.99
A full album's worth of material from the legendary Irma Thomas – most of it never heard before! Irma got her start as one of the most important female soul singers from New Orleans in the 60s – but the music here was all recorded for Atlantic Records at the start of the 70s – at ... read more CD

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Irma ThomasWoman's Viewpoint – The Essential 1970s Recordings ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. New Copy .... $15.99
A lesser-known side of Irma Thomas' career – especially when compared to her legendary soul recordings of the 60s – but a package that showcases a whole new range of her talents! The tracks on this set are pulled from a variety of 70s recordings done by Irma for labels that include ... read more CD

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Lillo ThomasAll Of You ... CD
Capitol/PTG (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy .... $18.99
Lillo Thomas has a mighty nice vocal style here – one that's a bit high in the spectrum, and which works perfectly with the sweet keyboards in the grooves! Thomas takes the lyrics right up to the top of the mix – and floats them way high above the basslines, but still in a way that ... read more CD

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Lillo ThomasLet Me Be Yours ... CD
Capitol/PTG (Netherlands), 1983. New Copy .... $18.99
A real 80s groover from Lillo Thomas – plenty of keyboards, snapping rhythms, and a sweetly gliding rhythm that beautifully supports Thomas' high-pitched vocals! The style owes a fair bit to territory first hit by Michael Jackson at the end of the 70s, but it still sounds surprisingly great ... read more CD

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Rufus ThomasDo The Funky Chicken (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Stax, 1970. New Copy .... $4.99 11.98
One of the best Rufus Thomas albums from the 70s – a key record from his comeback years, and one that has him trading in his older R&B mode for a harder, funkier Memphis groove! Rufus was 52 at the time, but thanks to a never-dying fire, and some great youthful arrangements, the set ... read more CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)
Also available Do The Funky Chicken (UK pressing) ... CD 4.99

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Rufus ThomasDo The Funky Chicken (UK pressing) ... CD
Stax (UK), 1970. New Copy .... $4.99
One of the best Rufus Thomas albums from the 70s – a key record from his comeback years, and one that has him trading in his older R&B mode for a harder, funkier Memphis groove! Rufus was 52 at the time, but thanks to a never-dying fire, and some great youthful arrangements, the set ... read more CD
Also available Do The Funky Chicken (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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Timmy ThomasYou're The Song I've Always Wanted To Sing ... CD
Glades/Henry Stone, 1974. New Copy .... $8.99 12.99
A Miami soul masterpiece from start to finish – and a lesser-known record from drum machine hit maestro Timmy Thomas! The album's got the feel of Timmy's classic Why Can't We Live Together album – but the overall sound is a bit fuller and richer, with a soulfulness that grabs us right ... read more CD
(Please note: Although these CDs are legit, they are produced as CDRs with artwork by copyright owner Henry Stone.)

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THP OrchestraEarly Riser/Two Hot For Love – Disco Recharge ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy 2CD .... $10.99
A smoking disco double-header from THP Orchestra – two excellent albums back to back, with loads of bonus tracks too! Early Riser has a groove that really has the group starting out strongly – a perfect early disco approach that's funky and instrumental, but which often echoes some ... read more CD

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THP OrchestraTender Is The Night/Good To Me (with bonus tracks) – Disco Recharge ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1978/1979. New Copy 2 CDs .... $16.99
A heady set of work from THP Orchestra – two full albums, and bonus tracks too! First up is THP #2/Tender Is The Night – the second album from THP, and the set that really broke them out of the box – thanks to some tuneful tracks that definitely played big in the clubs – ... read more CD

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Three DegreesMaybe ... CD
Roulette/Warner (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $13.99
Amazing early work from the Three Degrees – tracks cut before their more famous disco years in the 70s – but already showing a whole new approach to girl group soul! At some level, the trio take off strongly from the best late 60s styles of The Supremes – taking the most ... read more CD

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Three DegreesMaybe/So Much Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Roulette/Big Break (UK), 1970. New Copy 2CD .... $19.99
A killer package – two full albums, plus bonus tracks too! First up is Maybe – amazing early work from the Three Degrees – tracks cut before their more famous disco years in the 70s – but already showing a whole new approach to girl group soul! At some level, the trio take ... read more CD

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Three DegreesStanding Up For Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1977. New Copy .... $13.99
A sweet late 70s set from The Three Degrees – who've moved on over to CBS/Epic after their hot streak at Philly International – with a bit more of an expansive sound than usual! They're still working in a core Philly mode with recording at Sigma Sound and arrangements by Richard Rome ... read more CD

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Three DegreesThree Degrees Live ... CD
Philadelphia International/Edsel (UK), 1975. New Copy .... $6.99
The Philly trio gets some great live work done in this tasty little set – hitting the stage with backings from Richard Barrett, and singing before a very enthusiastic crowd in the UK! The style's almost a bit more like the Motown live albums from years back than most Philly International ... read more CD

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TimeIce Cream Castle ... CD
Warner, 1984. New Copy .... $3.99 4.98
Classic! The third LP from the Time, and last before Morris Day went off and started his solo career – though by this point Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis had departed the group. Nonetheless, the sound is still tight modern funk, with Jesse Johnson and crew keeping things in the great post-Prince ... read more CD
Also available Ice Cream Castle ... CD 2.99

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TimeTime ... CD
Warner, 1981. New Copy .... $3.99 4.98
One of the two 80s masterpieces by this amazing Minneapolis group, before Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis left to change the face of commercial R&B! This first album and it's follow-up remain as a couple of the more enduring moments of slick, stylish American pop soul, and represent just a huge ... read more CD

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Kim TolliverCome & Get Me I'm Ready ... CD
Chess (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the deepest soul records ever issued by Chess Records – and the album wasn't even done in Chicago! The album's the only full effort issued under the name of Kim Tolliver – a singer who'd worked previously for Fantasy as Kimberley Briggs – and it's a sublime effort from ... read more CD

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Oscar Toney JrGuilty – A Southern Soul Renaissance ... CD
Shout (UK), 2000. New Copy .... $6.99
A return to greatness for southern soul singer Oscar Toney Jr – a vocalist best known for his late 60s sides for Bell Records, but one who's still sounding pretty darn great on this relatively recent album! The material was recorded at the turn of the century in Atlanta, but the sound is ... read more CD

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TouchEnergizer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $22.99
Wonderfully tight grooves from Touch – a group who step out here with their debut album, but who had been playing for years on a variety of other studio work! The core combo is wonderful – lots of choppy guitar over the tight bass and drums – and vocals that often have more than ... read more CD

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Touch Of ClassLove Means Everything (aka I'm In Heaven) ... CD
Stack O Hits/P-Vine (Japan), 1976/1981. New Copy .... $19.99
A killer little soul group who recorded with John "Monster" Davis in the mid 70s – really soaring with a groove that rivals some of their bigger contemporaries on the east coast group scene! Touch Of Class sing in a style that's sometimes fragile, but often more suited to the ... read more CD

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Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint Songbook ... CD
Rounder, 2013. New Copy .... $14.99 15.98
A wonderfully intimate set from Allen Toussaint – one that features Toussaint at the piano, working in a live setting, and serving up new versions of his own famous compositions – often with some great pre-song patter that gives a bit of background on the tunes! The performance is a ... read more CD
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Allen Toussaint Songbook (CD/DVD) ... CD 22.99
Allen Toussaint Songbook ... CD 4.99

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Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint Songbook (CD/DVD) ... CD
Rounder, 2013. New Copy CD & DVD .... $22.99 24.99
A wonderfully intimate set from Allen Toussaint – one that features Toussaint at the piano, working in a live setting, and serving up new versions of his own famous compositions – often with some great pre-song patter that gives a bit of background on the tunes! The performance is a ... read more CD
Also available
Allen Toussaint Songbook ... CD 14.99
Allen Toussaint Songbook ... CD 4.99

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New Tower Of PowerHipper Than Hip – Yesterday Today & Tomorrow – Live On The Air & In The Studio 1974 ... CD
Real Gone, 1974. New Copy 2 CDs .... $21.99 23.98
Killer work from Tower Of Power – captured live in the studio, and with a frenetic funky groove that's even tighter than some of their studio material from the time! At their core, these guys were always first and foremost a live, lively ensemble with a razor-sharp approach to funk – ... read more CD

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New True ReflectionWhere I'm Coming From ... CD
Atco (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $14.99
An excellent group from the 70s East Coast scene – one with a heavy harmony sound that should have made them huge! The record was cut during the prime early days of the Sigma Sound Studios – and the record features arrangements by Philly greats like Norman Harris, Ronnie Baker, and ... read more CD
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Where I'm Coming From ... LP 16.99
Where I'm Coming From (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 23.99

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True ReflectionWhere I'm Coming From (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atco/Vivid (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $23.99
An excellent group from the 70s East Coast scene – one with a heavy harmony sound that should have made them huge! The record was cut during the prime early days of the Sigma Sound Studios – and the record features arrangements by Philly greats like Norman Harris, Ronnie Baker, and ... read more CD
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Where I'm Coming From ... LP 16.99
Where I'm Coming From ... CD 14.99

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TwennynineJust Like Dreamin' ... CD
Atlantic/Robinsongs (UK), 1981. New Copy .... $13.99
Sublime jazzy soul from Twennynine – a combo that's headed by drummer Lenny White, but which is a really solid group affair overall! Twennynine have a perfect sense of poise throughout – that great mix of jazzy elements and more straightforward soul that characterized some of the best ... read more CD

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Twennynine With Lenny WhiteBest Of Friends ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
Jazzy soul all the way through – and a great little album from Lenny White and the Twennynine combo – a group that features some especially great keyboards from the great Don Blackman! The style here's a bit like some of Blackman's own work – rooted in fusion, but focused towards ... read more CD

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II CloseMore To A Man (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1993. New Copy .... $19.99
An R&B trio from that time when more street-based aesthetics were coming into the mainstream of soul – bits of hip hop that were used to bring a really fresh groove to music like this! The touches are slight, but help add in a nice sort of kick to the groove – even in the mellower ... read more CD

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TymesTymes Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1976. New Copy .... $13.99
A really great album from the revived 70s version of The Tymes – a group who draw on a long legacy of harmonies in Philly soul, and who work here in a setting that really brings out their best! The whole record was produced and directed by Billy Jackson – and it's got a Philly/New York ... read more CD

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Phil UpchurchPhil Upchurch (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Marlin/Clinck (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $23.99
One of the sweetest fusion sets ever recorded from guitarist Phil Upchurch – a set that's less trippy than his earlier albums, but one that more than makes up for that with a tightly soulful groove! Production is by John Tropea and George Benson – and you can definitely hear their ... read more CD

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Phil Upchurch & Tennyson StephensUpchurch & Tennyson (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the most soulful albums ever recorded for the Kudu label – and one of the few full LP releases to feature vocal work by Chicago soul singer Tennyson Stephens! Tennyson's working here with Phil Upchurch, the legendary Chicago guitar player whose talents graced countless soul, jazz, and ... read more CD
(Blu Spec CD.)

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Valentine BrothersFirst Take ... CD
Bridge/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy .... $16.99
Easily the greatest album ever from brothers John and Billy Valentine – a seminal 80s groove classic, produced with a sweet jazzy touch from keyboardist Bobby Lyle! The record's a real standout from the time – a solid soul effort that still manages strong dancefloor appeal – ... read more CD

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Dana ValeryNot The Flower But The Root (with bonus track) ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $22.99
A tremendous bit of Chicago soul – from a very unlikely source! Dana Valery's an Italian singer by birth, and spent some time on the London scene in the 60s – but she soars out here in the best sort of Windy City groove we've come to love from the Brunswick label – a sound and ... read more CD

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Tony Valor Sounds OrchestraGotta Get It (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $22.99
Sweet disco work from Tony Valor – one of the most enigmatic club artists of the 70s, stepping out here in a soaring set that's mixed by the great Tom Moulton! The record's got a unique sound that's almost more instrumental soul than the usual disco grooves – just a bit of vocals from ... read more CD

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VibrationsVibrating Vibrations – The Okeh & Epic Singles 1963 to 1968 ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $11.99
Killer modern soul from The Vibrations – archetypal recordings from the mid 60s, and work that few other groups like this could ever match! The set brings together the quintet's sublime work for the Okeh and Epic labels – recordings done after their earlier sides for Chess, with a ... read more CD

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Voices Of East HarlemCan You Feel It (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Just Sunshine/River Man (Korea), 1974. New Copy .... $18.99
Amazing work from The Voices Of East Harlem – a group with roots in gospel, but working here in a wonderfully soaring secular soul style – complete with arrangements and production from the legendary Leroy Hutson! The style here is similar to some of Leroy's best work, and that of his ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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Voices Of East HarlemRight On Be Free ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $13.99
The landmark first album by this legendary 70s soul group – and one with a feel that's much different than their later work! The style here is much more strongly righteous than their sweeter soul of the mid 70s – with a pronounced gospel influence that focuses most strongly on the ... read more CD

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Wanda WaldenSearchin' For Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/FTG, 1981. New Copy .... $13.99
A great little soul set from Wanda Walden – and probably one of the best things to come from the Narada Michael Walden camp in the early 80s! Narada produced and arranged, but the record's got a deeper feel than any of his own work of the time – a more soulful quality that's smooth, ... read more CD

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Jr Walker & The All StarsJr Walker & The All Stars Play Shotgun ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the all-time classics from Jr Walker & The All Stars – key proof that Motown could groove even when nobody was laying down vocals! As you might guess from the title, the album features the group's huge hit "Shotgun", plus lots of other cool funky little tracks like " ... read more CD

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New Dexter WanselVoyager/Time Is Slipping Away ... CD
Philadelphia International/Demon (UK), Late 70s. New Copy .... $6.99
Two of Dexter's classic Philly albums back to back on one CD – each one featuring a slightly different side of his writing/arranging talents! 1978's Voyager is a bit like Dexter's space jazz classic Life On Mars – and with those fat, thumping bass lines, elastic lead guitar, ... read more CD

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War/Curtis Mayfield/Kool & The GangFirst Annual Benefit Concert For The Congressional Black Caucus ... CD
Chess (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $13.99
A killer moment in 70s soul – but kind of a lost gem, too – given that the album was issued by Chess Records, but features a number of big names who mostly recorded for other companies! The live performance was recorded at the first annual benefit for the Black Congressional Caucus ... read more CD

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Leon WareMusical Massage (Expanded & Remastered) ... CD
Gordy/Motown, 1976. New Copy .... $8.99 9.98
Amazing stuff! Arguably Leon Ware's greatest record – and one of the greatest Motown records of the 70s! The record is a beautiful set of interwoven mellow soul tracks, recorded right on the heels of Marvin Gaye's I Want You album, which was written and conceived by Ware, then taken at the ... read more CD

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Dionne WarwickAnyone Who Had A Heart (Japanese paper sleeve edition – mono & stereo mixes) ... CD
Scepter/Warner (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... $23.99
Can 60s pop get any better than this? It's hard to think so – given the near-perfect sound of this album, and its unique blend of soul, vocal, and mainstream modes! The album's only the second in the career of Dionne Warwick, but she's already at the top of her game – singing with a ... read more CD

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Dionne WarwickComplete Warner Brothers Singles ... CD
Warner/Real Gone, 1970s. New Copy .... $17.99 18.98
A long-overdue anthology of Dionne's 70s Warner Bros singles! This is a terrific snapshot of a somewhat overlooked era for Dionne – working in a number of stylistic modes – and by pulling together the singles, this set has some of her most immediately appealing work of the decade. The ... read more CD
 
 



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