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New RippleRipple ... LP
GRC, 1973. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
One of those funk classics that was a funk classic even back in the days when nobody was talking about funk classics! Ripple were an obscure little group of southern players, and although they later went onto cut a disco record for Salsoul, this first album is still their most enduring legacy. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has wear, a name sticker, and a few ink stamps.)

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RJ's Latest ArrivalHeaven In Your Arms (extended, radio, inst) ... 12-inch
Manhattan, 1986. Very Good+ ... $0.49
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(In a stickered sleeve.)

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RoarRoar (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... $21.99
An obscure funky soul combo from the 80s – but one that includes key work from some older funky talents as well! ROAR gets lead vocal support from Alex Ligertwood, but really takes its strength from the instrumentation – which includes lots of keyboards from Chester Thompson, who you ... read more CD

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Rockie RobbinsRockie Robbins ... LP
A&M, 1979. Very Good ... $0.99
A really nice album of smooth soul tracks – the first album by singer Rockie Robbins, and a masterful effort from the Chicago soul production team of Richard Evans and Johnnie Pate! Evans and Pate handle the work with their best care of the 70s – fitting the tunes to the modern soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Charlie RobersonLet Me Do Something For You ... LP
White Enterprises, Late 80s. Sealed ... $2.99
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Sir John RobertsSophisticated Funk Orchestra ... LP
Venture, 1979. Very Good+ ... $39.99
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(Cover has a cut corner and a small mark from an old sticker, which has a bit of marker through it.)

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Bert RobinsonI Promise You Love ... CD
Capitol/Expansion (UK), 1989. New Copy ... $16.99
Bert Robinson's got one of the deepest vocal styles in mainstream R&B for the late 80s – an approach that's rooted in classic modes, and set here to some more contemporary backings! The set features production by Al Hudson and the One Way team, plus the great Skip Drinkwater too – ... read more CD

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Bert RobinsonNo More Cold Nights ... CD
Capitol/Expansion (UK), 1987. New Copy ... $16.99
An overlooked debut from singer Bert Robinson – an artist who was part of the large Al Hudson/One Way collective from Detroit, but who really comes into his own in this sweet little set! Robinson's got a very rich, deep vocal approach – almost a nod back to the pre-soul generation of ... read more CD

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Freddie RobinsonOff The Cuff ... LP
Enterprise, 1973. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A great bit of funky guitar work from Freddie Robinson – a player who clearly started out with a bluesy backing, but managed a real super-dope sound by the time of his 70s work for Stax! Part of the sound is that Freddie's using a hollow-body electric – giving him a style that's a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and some wear.)

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Freddy RobinsonComing Atlantis (aka Black Fox) ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
A sweet album of funky guitar tracks, with Freddy Robinson out front over a bunch of tight LA Monk Higgins arrangements. Kind of a sleeper that hasn't really gotten as many props in the groove scene as it ought to, with a great sunny west coast 60s soul jazz vibe running throughout. Joe Sample ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear with a center split in the seam.)

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Jackie RobinsonI'm Different (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Ariola, 1976. Used ... $6.99
The rare disco soul LP from German chanteuse Gitta MacKay, aka Jackie Robinson – featuring the great single "Moving Like A Superstar" and the sample classic "Pussyfooter" – and a great set overall that should have made her a worldwide star! The album was released in ... read more CD

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Johnny RobinsonMemphis High ... LP
Epic, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $7.99
The only album we've ever seen by Johnny Robinson – a rare non-Hi Records set produced by Willie Mitchell, with a sound that's as deeply soulful as some of the best indie work coming out of the Memphis scene in the 60s! Willie's style here is rougher than that used with Al Green or Ann ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Smokey RobinsonBeing With You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Tamla (Japan), 1981. Used ... $21.99
A great vehicle for the Smokey Robinson sound in the 80s – and a record that helped Smokey kick off the decade with a really massive hit! "Being With You" still let Smokey stay in an older style of soul-based vocals, without slipping into the adult contemporary sound that would ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing. Includes obi.)

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Smokey RobinsonBig Time ... LP
Tamla, 1977. Very Good ... $0.99
A Smokey Robinson soundtrack to a film that's scarcely remembered – but Smokey's songs are great, his singing passionate and soulful, and the songs work well in a number of soul modes! Some of the material approaches a rave up gospel soul mode, with church ready organs and chorus vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, light stain, and a creased corner.)

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Smokey RobinsonFree Soul – The Classics Of Smokey Robinson ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $23.99
A really fresh look at the music of Smokey Robinson – a package that mixes obscure tracks with hits, with a range that spans over two decades – all with the great Free Soul approach to a groove! The series normally focuses on sounds of the 70s – but here, they do a great job of ... read more CD

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Smokey RobinsonMy World – The Definitive Collection ... CD
Motown, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $4.99
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Smokey RobinsonOne Heartbeat ... CD
Motown, 1987. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesOne Dozen Roses ... LP
Tamla, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Hip stuff by Smokey – recorded at the beginning of the 70s, but with some cuts from the glory days of the 60s. The album includes classics like "Tears Of A Clown" and "The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game" – but the best tracks are the mellow, more modern ones, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a center split on the bottom seam.)

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Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesSpecial Occasion ... LP
Tamla, 1968. Very Good ... $3.99
Smokey and the group do a great job on some lesser-known numbers – all presented with that wonderful warm polish that The Miracles brought to soul, a sound that's always great, even on a lesser-hit album like this! Titles include "Give Her Up", "Special Occasion", "Ye ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tamla pressing with deep groove. Side 1 has a small pressing flaw bump that clicks a bit on track three. Cover has some wear, a bit of sticker residue, a few stains, a cutout hole, and some seam splitting. Label has a bit of pen.)

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Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesTears Of A Clown ... LP
Motown, 1967. Very Good ... $9.99
About as classic as you can get for late 60s Miracles! Smokey's vocals are in perfect form, and the group still has that 60s falsetto harmony sound, with lots of fragile bits and strong group backing. Includes the huge hit "Tears Of A Clown", plus a motherlode of great originals that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Alexander RobotnickVintage Robotnicks (180 gram tri color transparent vinyl)(2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Materiali Sonori/Medical, 1980s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.98
Rare material from the legendary Alexander Robotnick – tracks from mid 80s European singles, plus a few from his own archives as well! Robotnick's got an approach to his work that borrows from earlier Kraftwerk experiments, but fuses the electronics with a much more dancefloor-driven groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rochell & The Candles/Hollywood SaxonsGolden Groups Volume 36 – The Best Of Swingin Records ... LP
Swingin'/Relic, Late 50s. Sealed ... $8.99
A vocal group extravaganza – with rare work from both groups on the Swingin label! 14 tracks in all – all with the usual great quality of this excellent group soul series! LP, Vinyl record album

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Rockers & OthersJet Set Dance Discotheque Vol 1 ... LP
Audio Fidelity, 1964. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Groovy 60s instrumentals – with a focus on the dancefloor! LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape!)

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Rockers & OthersJet Set Dance Discotheque Vol 2 ... LP
Audio Fidelity, 1964. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Groovy 60s instrumentals – with a focus on the dancefloor! LP, Vinyl record album

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RodriguezCold Fact ... CD
Sussex/Light In The Attic, 1970. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
One of a handful of enigmatic albums cut in the early 70s by Sixto Rodriguez – a Latin-tinged singer with a style that's a bit like that of Jose Feliciano – but trippier, and with more rock and folk touches! This set's probably his best one – thanks to arrangements and production ... read more CD

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RodriguezComing From Reality (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sussex/Light In The Attic, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 24.98
An amazing second set from Sixto Rodriguez – recorded in the legendary Landsdowne Studios in London, with a groove that's a great extension from his debut! All of Rodriguez's best elements are in place here – his folksy guitar, personal lyrical style, and surprisingly biting approach ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New RodriguezSearching For Sugar Man ... CD
Sussex/Sony, Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
Amazing sounds from the legendary Rodriguez – the brilliant 70s singer who had a groove that was equal parts soul, funk, rock, and folk – and an overall approach that was pretty darn unique! Most numbers here have some acoustic guitar over slightly funky rhythms – perfectly ... read more CD

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Ce Ce RogersNever Give Up ... CD
Atlantic, 1991. Used ... $0.49
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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DJ RogersDJ Rogers ... CD
Shelter/Fever Dream, 1973. New Copy ... $12.99 15.99
Mindblowing music from the great DJ Rogers – his first record, and a rootsy album of spiritual soul, right up there with the best 70s work by artists like Donny Hathaway, Rance Allen, or Stevie Wonder! Like all of those giants, DJ's got a deeply soulful vocal style that's more than ... read more CD

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DJ RogersIt's Good To Be Alive ... LP
RCA, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
An excellent LP by one of the most underrecognized talents of 70's soul! DJ's deep soul voice is smooth and mellow, with the kind of honest heartbreaking quality that you find in the best work by Donny Hathaway and Stevie Wonder. This great LP's got DJ in a nice set of arrangements that have a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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DJ RogersLove Brought Me Back ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good ... $3.99
One of our favorite albums ever from the mighty DJ Rogers – one of the most positive, powerful voices in 70s soul music! The set's a sublime Rogers showcase all the way through – as DJ wrote, arranged, and produced the whole record – in partnership with the Earth Wind & Fire ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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DJ RogersLove Brought Me Back (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
One of our favorite albums ever from the mighty DJ Rogers – one of the most positive, powerful voices in 70s soul music! The set's a sublime Rogers showcase all the way through – as DJ wrote, arranged, and produced the whole record – in partnership with the Earth Wind & Fire ... read more CD

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Evan RogersLove Games (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1985. Used ... $6.99
A pretty sweet 80s synth/pop/funk/R&B set by Evan Rogers – a few years after his time in the funky soul group Dayton (which is what we know Evan best for around here) – a mid 80s album that's heavy with the synthy sounds of the era and highlighted by some catchy songs and Evan's ... read more CD

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Lyn RomanGreatest Of Them All ... LP
Dot, 1968. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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RonettesBe My Baby – The Very Best Of The Ronettes ... CD
Philles/Legacy, 1960s. Used ... $3.99
A perfect batch of classic and should-be classic girl group soul from The Ronettes – a set made of the prime era Phil Spector recordings – with the legendary, unshakable (for good reason) couple of biggest hits and a whole bunch of lesser-remembered gems that are just as brilliant! ... read more CD

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RonettesPresenting The Fabulous Ronettes ... LP
Philles/Sundazed, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
The surprisingly hard-to-find Philles album by The Ronettes – and an appropriately-titled one – as this pop soul masterpiece is fabulous, to say the least! To say a bit more, this incredible record, with Ronnie Spector shining brightly out front (she's the Veronica they're featuring, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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RonettesRonettes ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $13.99
A girl group soul classic – the first-ever Ronettes album, recorded in the years before the group first hooked up with Phil Spector! Even back on this album from 1961, it's clear that the girls had a sound that would be huge – and they're working here with early (and great) production ... read more CD

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Ralphi RosarioYou Used To Hold Me ... CD
UC, 1998. Used ... $4.99
Remix album of Rosario's track "You Used To Love Me". 11 tracks in all mixed by DJ Hyperactive, Masters At Work, Razor N Guido, and Danny Tenaglia. CD
(Out of print.)

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Rose BrothersRose Brothers ... LP
Muscle Shoals Sound, 1985. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Modern Muscle Shoals work from The Rose Brothers – the group's first album, and a surprisingly catchy album of tunes that has most brothers doing a bit of singing, and a rap from one of the others! The record has some nice ballads like "I Get Off On You" and "The Edge Of Good-b ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Rose RoyceIn Full Bloom ... CD
Whitfield/Warner (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
A big one for Norman Whitfield – who found in Rose Royce what he'd been lacking for years – a hit group ready to handle a number of styles, all well, and all with an adventurous style that would break them past the legions of lackluster funky soul groups of the late 70s. The record ... read more CD
Also available In Full Bloom ... LP 3.99

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Rose RoyceIn Full Bloom ... LP
Whitfield, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $3.99
A big one for Norman Whitfield – who found in Rose Royce what he'd been lacking for years – a hit group ready to handle a number of styles, all well, and all with an adventurous style that would break them past the legions of lackluster funky soul groups of the late 70s. The record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Also available In Full Bloom ... CD 13.99

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Rose RoyceRose Royce Strikes Again ... CD
Whitfield/Warner (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Rose Royce in perfect hit mode – blending older styles of harmony soul and rolling funk with some of the late 70s better advances in production. Norman Whitfield's really pushing himself here, and if he only did one thing on this planet, we'd give him a big award for his wonderful work on ... read more CD

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Rose RoyceRose Royce's Greatest Hits ... CD
Whitfield/Warner, Late 70s. Used ... $6.99
You know, these guys were so big that we sometimes forget how great they really were. This compilation's a great reminder, and it's filled with some killer 70's soul tracks like the totally sublime original version of "Love Don't Live Here Any More", a cut that still sends shivers down ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Diana RossAnthology ... CD
Motown, 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $8.99
A massive 2CD set that brings together most of the best work recorded by Diana Ross for Motown – done in the lavish style that Motown during the 70s! 38 tracks!! CD
(Out of print original pressing.)

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Diana RossDiana Ross (1976) ... LP
Motown, 1976. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Essential peak solo material from Diana – her aptly self-titled set from 1976, showing Ms. Ross stretching out stylistically with incredible style and with beautiful vocals! Diana '76 is among her best work of the 70s – and that's saying something! It opens with the gorgeous "Them ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Diana RossEaten Alive (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1985. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
Michael Jackson gave Diana Ross the big title hit for this set – a track that also features his own guest vocals too – but most of the record was handled strongly by Barry Gibb, who not only co-produced the set, but wrote most of the material as well! Ross has a strong crossover feel ... read more CD

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Diana RossEvening With Diana Ross (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory (France), 1977. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99 18.99
A smoking live performance from Diana Ross – a double-length set that offers up the lady in all full aspects of her glory! Ross sings not just in the clubby soul mode that made her a huge act at the time, but also brings in echoes of older Motown moments, plus a fair bit of jazz inspiration ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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Diana RossRed Hot Rhythm & Blues (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1987. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
An overlooked gem from Diana Ross' 80s years – a record that's quite different than her Motown music of the 60s and 70s, but in a way that really shows the singer stepping out and trying something new! The album's maybe more soulful than some of Diana's previous albums – thanks to work ... read more CD

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Diana RossRoss (Motown) (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory (France), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Diana Ross in the sweet clubby 70s – working here in a set of upbeat groovers that really show off her talents as a disco diva! The tunes are mostly upbeat, and surprisingly fresh – not nearly as disco cliched as you might expect, and handled in just the right way to take advantage of ... read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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Diana RossRoss (RCA) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $15.99
One of the most well-crafted Diana Ross records of the 80s – thanks to heavy production work from Gary Katz, who's best known for his classic run with Steely Dan! The music has a depth that goes past some of the more crossover modes of Diana's earlier records – warmer touches of jazz ... read more CD

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New Diana RossSilk Electric (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... $15.99
Diana Ross really finds a way to remake her groove here – a sweet new sound that fits her revamped look in the Andy Warhol image on the cover! Although Ross could sparkle strongly during the disco years, the best cuts here are some of the more midtempo moments – nicely spaced out in ... read more CD

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Diana RossSwept Away (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1984. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
A surprising hit for Diana Ross – a record that really helped the singer shine brightly in the 80s, but with a vibe that's quite different than her years at Motown! The album's got plenty of star power on board – production work from Arthur Baker, Richard Perry, Daryl Hall, Lionel ... read more CD

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New Diana RossWhy Do Fools Fall In Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $15.99
Diana Ross makes a big break with Motown for this debut set on RCA – a set that also has the singer making a nice stylistic break as well! The set's got Diana reinventing herself in so many different modes for the 80s – as Ross herself is sitting at the production helm for the record, ... read more CD

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New Diana Ross & The SupremesAnthology ... LP
Motown, 1960s. Very Good+ 3LP Trifold ... Just Sold Out!
A massive 3LP set that brings together most of the best work recorded by Diana Ross & The Supremes for Motown – done in the lavish style that Motown used in these deep Anthology series in the 70s! Each side of each record has a different theme, and the package also features dates for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New Diana Ross & The SupremesFunny Girl ... LP
Motown, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
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Diana Ross & The Supremes & TemptationsOn Broadway – Original TV Soundtrack ... LP
Motown, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $1.99
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(Side 2 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cover has some wear, a couple of light stains, partially split top and bottom seams, and a bit of pen, with a small drill hole in the center that also goes through the record label.)

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Diana Ross & The Supremes with The TemptationsDiana Ross & The Supremes Join The Temptations ... LP
Motown, 1968. Very Good ... $4.99
Motown's two slickest and most successful groups match up perfectly in this surprisingly nice album from 1968! It 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 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some marker on front. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "Then".)

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Jackie RossFull Bloom ... CD
Chess (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the greatest female soul moments on Chess Records in the 60s – and that's saying a lot, given that the label also recorded Etta James! Jackie Ross is a singer who's way more Chicago than most of the bigger names on Chess – and works here with that perfect blend of soul and ... read more CD

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Jackie RossFull Bloom (80s pressing) ... LP
Chess, 1964. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the greatest female soul moments on Chess Records in the 60s – and that's saying a lot, given that the label also recorded Etta James! Jackie Ross is a singer who's way more Chicago than most of the bigger names on Chess – and works here with that perfect blend of soul and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on MCA/Chess. Cover has a small mark from price sticker removal.)

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New Jimmy RossFirst True Love Affair ... LP
Quality/RFC, 1982. Very Good+ ... $24.99
An excellent sleeper of a modern soul set on the RFC imprint, who were responsible for so much of the great 80s material that crossed over from the dancefloor to the mainstream soul arena! The tracks have a mixture of Euro disco, flanged-out pop and radio friendly 80s groove influences – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Rotary ConnectionAladdin ... LP
Cadet, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
Heavenly mystical soul from Rotary Connection! If you know the group, you know the deal already: Minnie Riperton sings vocals on a number of cuts, and the great Charles Stepney's producing and arranging, with a super-baroque style that's still light years ahead of most producers in pop! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cadet Concept pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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Rotary ConnectionRotary Connection ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1967. Used ... $32.99
Amazingly baroque soul by this legendary crossover group from Chicago! Take 1 part hippy dippy rockers, 1 part young lovely soulful Minnie Riperton, and 1 part crazy wigged out Chess/Cadet soul studios – and you've only got the beginnings of one of the most unique soul bands to come out of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Rotary Connection ... LP 12.99

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Rotary ConnectionRotary Connection ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Very Good ... $12.99
One of the best Rotary Connection albums for Cadet – with an incredible baroque spacey soul sound that still feels very fresh today! The group's vocals are especially eerie – and float around these wild arrangements by Charles Stepney, peppered with strings, soul, fuzzy guitars, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cadet Concept stereo pressing. Cover has some wear.)
Also available Rotary Connection ... CD 32.99

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Rotary ConnectionSongs ... CD
Cadet (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
Amazing soul from Rotary Connection – and one of their greatest albums! The "songs" concept has the group working over a bunch of tunes by other folks – and the record features many late 60s rock titles, redone with the group's incredible baroque soul sound. Charles Stepney ... read more CD

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Rotary ConnectionSongs ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good ... $34.99
Amazing soul from Rotary Connection – and one of their greatest albums! The "songs" concept has the group working over a bunch of tunes by other folks – and the record features many late 60s rock titles, redone with the group's incredible baroque soul sound. Charles Stepney ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cadet Concept pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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Roy CLet Me Take You To Paradise ... LP
Three Gems, 1987. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Rubber BandBeatles Songbook ... LP
GRT, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The Rubber Band turn their talents towards The Beatles – after successful earlier albums based around the work of Cream and Jimi Hendrix! The sound here is a bit more playful than the funkier sets from before – almost whimsical at times, with instrumentation that does odd things with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rubber BandCream Songbook ... LP
GRT, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the great "songbook" albums by the Rubber Band – and a very different set than their better-known Hendrix record! As you'd guess by the title, this session has the group taking on Cream – performing instrumental versions of some of the group's most groove-heavy tunes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New David RuffinDavid Ruffin/Me & Rock 'N Roll Are Here To Stay ... CD
Motown/Real Gone, 1973/1974. New Copy ... $16.99
Early 70s Motown from David Ruffin – a pair of albums on a single CD! First up is a self-titled set from Motown giant Ruffin – and a record that pairs him with producer Bobby Miller, who'd worked some real late 60s magic with The Dells! As with that group, Miller has a wonderful way ... read more CD

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David RuffinGentleman Ruffin ... LP
Warner, 1980. Very Good ... $5.99
David Ruffin at Warner Brothers – a very good thing, thanks to some sublime production from Detroit soul legend Don Davis! As with other key productions in the 70s, Don pitches Ruffin with a sound that's smooth, but still has a great sense of humanity – a style that's a bit like late ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has cutout notch, a bit of light wear, and tape on the bottom seam.)

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David RuffinSo Soon We Change ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Warm and wonderful soul from David Ruffin – key proof that the singer could keep on going strong, long after his earlier fame at Motown! The record's got a new sense of sophistication that really breaks David into new territory – a style that's nicely different than the backings Ruffin ... read more CD
Also available So Soon We Change ... LP 1.99

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David RuffinSo Soon We Change ... LP
Warner, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Warm and wonderful soul from David Ruffin – key proof that the singer could keep on going strong, long after his earlier fame at Motown! The record's got a new sense of sophistication that really breaks David into new territory – a style that's nicely different than the backings Ruffin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available So Soon We Change ... CD 13.99

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RufusNumbers ... LP
ABC, 1979. Sealed Gatefold ... $2.99
Rufus without Chaka Khan – but a surprisingly nice set, nonetheless! The album features various members of the group on lead vocals – singing in a warm, compressed style that's got the same sort of AOR sound as the group's jazzy grooves at the time. The overall musicianship is still ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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RufusParty Til You're Broke ... LP
MCA, 1981. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Great later work from Rufus – working here without Chaka Khan on vocals, but sounding even jazzier as a result! There almost seems to be more emphasis on the instrumentation than before – and the album's got a warmly funky groove that definitely carries on the 70s Rufus tradition, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and some wear.)

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RufusRufus Featuring Chaka Khan ... CD
MCA/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
Great work by one of the archetypal funky soul bands of the 70s – and a group whose impact is still being felt today! Of course, one of the reasons for that is Chaka Khan's incredible vocals – caught here at a prime early point, and very nicely set against some warm electric keyboards ... read more CD

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RufusVery Best Of Rufus With Chaka Khan ... CD
MCA, Mid 70s. Used ... $4.99
Sure, you've heard a lot of these cuts a million times – but honestly, it's still great to hear Rufus and Chaka, whatever the setting! The set dips back into the ABC recordings by the group, and features tracks from the years 1974 to 1979. Titles include "You Got The Love", "S ... read more CD

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Rufus featuring Chaka KhanAsk Rufus ... LP
ABC, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $8.99
A stone cold classic, and probably the best record Rufus or Chaka ever did! By this point, they've honed their soul style into a nice jazzy groove, and Chaka's voice is in total control – without too much pyrotechnics, and with a nice mellow sound. Includes the classic hit "Hollywood&qu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the poster!)

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New Rufus featuring Chaka KhanRufusized ... LP
ABC, 1974. Very Good- Gatefold ... $0.99
Sure, it was a hit – but it's also an excellent batch of jazzy soul, sung by one of the 70's greatest voices, backed by a sweet mellow vibe that's still influencing hip hoppers today. Includes the incredible track "Stop On By", plus the instrumental "Rufusized", "I'm ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)
Also available Rufusized ... CD 4.99

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Rufus With Chaka KhanRufusized ... CD
MCA, 1974. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
Sure, it was a hit – but it's also an excellent batch of jazzy soul, sung by one of the 70's greatest voices, backed by a sweet mellow vibe that's still influencing hip hoppers today. Includes the incredible track "Stop On By", plus the instrumental "Rufusized", "I'm ... read more CD
Also available Rufusized ... LP 0.99

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New Patrice RushenPatrice/Pizzazz/Posh (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/Edsel (UK), 1978/1979/1980. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
Three wonderful albums – all wrapped up in a sweet single packag! First up is the self-titled Patrice album – a sweeeeeet groover by Patrice Rushen – her first album for Elektra, and a stunning blend of funky jazz and soul! The record really has Patrice stepping out from her ... read more CD

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Patrice RushenPizzazz ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Brilliant work from Patrice Rushen – one of the records that not only helped break her out of the jazz funk ghetto, and right into the mainstream – but a set that also had a pretty profound influence on the progression of soul in the early 80s! Rushen sings as well as plays keyboards ... read more CD

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Patrice RushenPosh ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
Nothing posh about this one – as the album's an all-out, all-access affair – a great way for anyone to get into the grooves of the mighty Patrice Rushen! Patrice is at the height of her powers here – equally magic on keyboards and vocals, and coming up with groove after groove in ... read more CD

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Patrice RushenStraight From The Heart ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
A huge album for Patrice Rushen – thanks largely to the track "Forget Me Nots", which is a perfect blend of jazz and soul, in that warm sweet style she was forging after her early days as more of a fusion artist. The rest of the album's every bit as great – and the ... read more CD

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Patrice RushenWatch Out! ... LP
Arista, 1987. Near Mint- ... $0.49
Patrice Rushen in a crisp 80s soul mode! Watch Out finds Patrice really cutting down the keyboards in favor of stronger vocals right out front – breaking all the rules, as the title of second song tells it – and it works really well! Most of the arrangements, synth and drum ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, hype sticker, tape on the spine, and WGN pen on back.)

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Brenda RussellGreatest Hits ... CD
A&M, Late 70s/1980s. Used ... $3.99
CD

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Russell BrothersParty Scene (sv, inst, lv) ... 12-inch
Portrait, 1983. Near Mint- ... $38.99
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S-ExpressTheme From S-Express (12" USA mix, 7" USA mix)/The Trip (microdot house mix) ... 12-inch
Rhythm King, 1988. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
A great bit of pop acid house from the UK heyday of the late 80s – a clear follow-up in spirit to hits like "Pump Up The Volume" and "Bomb The Bass", with a similar blend of brazen beats, blasts of sound, and stark samples that come in and out of the mix. A bit more poppy ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Raphael Saadiq & Q-Tip/Sy SmithGet Involved (album, inst)/What I Am (album, inst) ... 12-inch
Hollywood, 1999. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Raphael Saadiq & Q-Tip's "Get Involved" is like a good Toni Tone Tony song with Q-Tip contributing a verse and a few words on the chorus. The b-side is Sy Smith's cover of the Edie Brickell hit "What I Am". We could do without the vocal version, but the instrumental is ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo copy.)

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Marc SadaneOne Way Love Affair/Exciting ... CD
Warner/Expansion (UK), 1981/1982. New Copy ... $16.99
A pair of gems from this overlooked singer – back to back on a single CD! One Way Love Affair is the brilliant first album from Marc Sadane – an artist who never hit big at the time, but who really shines here in a set of mellow and modern soul tracks that's completely sublime! Sadane ... read more CD

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New SadeDiamond Life ... LP
Portrait, 1985. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Think what you want – we think this is a damn great soul album! Sure, the record was a crossover classic that got played to death back in the 80s – but give it a listen now, and you'll be stunned to hear how fresh it sounds, and how much it reminds you of all the British soul acts that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Israeli pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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SadeEssential Sade ... CD
Epic/Sony (UK), 1980s/1990s/2000s/Early 2010s. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)

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Salsoul OrchestraHeat It Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $9.99
A great new chapter for the Salsoul Orchestra – a set that has them working with underground legend Patrick Adams, who gives them an even cooler sound than before! There's more keyboards in the mix than on previous albums – some of those cool and moogy touches that Adams brought to his ... read more CD

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Salsoul OrchestraHow High ... LP
Salsoul, 1979. Very Good+ ... $5.99
The Salsoul Orchestra in all of its glory – flying high away from Vince Montana on this later release – but still soaring to new heights with help from Bunny Sigler and other Philly talents! The groove is every bit as upbeat as before – Philly club at its best, with lots of help ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Salsoul OrchestraNice N Naasty (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
An excellent groover from the legendary Vince Montana! Vince arranged, produced, conducted, and wrote just about all of this second album by hard-grooving Salsoul Orchestra – and the album's a no-nonsense batch of disco instrumentals that's way better than many of the fake albums of the type ... read more CD

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Salsoul OrchestraStreet Sense ... LP
Salsoul, 1979. Very Good ... $6.99
Brillant work from the Salsoul Orchestra – some of their most sophisticated work ever, and right in line with a soulful orchestral style that runs back through the work of Barry White into the early experiments of the Soulful Strings! The album marks a shift for the group – now led by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with some pen on the front and the back. Labels have some pen.)

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Sam & DaveHold On, I'm Comin' ... LP
Stax, 1966. Very Good- ... $14.99
Classic Sam & Dave work for Stax – a searing batch of hard soul tracks that forever redefined the concept of a male soul duet! This was the sound that put Sam & Dave over the top hard – and which left a generation of similar acts trying to catch up. The album sports a sublime ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early yellow label stereo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some aging, a small split on the bottom seam, a name in marker on the front, and a bit of pen on the back.)

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Sam & The Soul MachinePo'k Bones & Rice – Unreleased New Orleans Funk 1969-1974 ... LP
Funky Delicacies, Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A wealth of funky instrumentals – never issued before! Sam & The Soul Machine were a funky New Orleans combo that had a sound that was a heck of a lot like the Meters – dubby bass, tight snapping drums, and some warm and bubbling organ work that gave the music a sweetly soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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San Remo Golden StringsHungry For Love ... LP
Ric Tic, Late 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
The name on this one sounds cheesy – but the record's actually a great batch of Detroit soul instrumentals, with way more of a Northern Soul groove than you'd expect! The San Remo Golden Strings were a group of Detroit soul musicians – kind of similar to the Soulful Strings of Chicago ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Santa EsmeraldaBest Of Santa Esmeralda – You're My Everything ... CD
Atoll Music/Hot Productions, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
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(CD-R)

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Saturday Night BandKeep Those Lovers Dancing (double 12'' promo version) ... LP
Prelude, 1979. Very Good+ 2 X 12" ... $4.99
Rare DJ-only double 12 inch version of a really nice disco side on Prelude! The record has Moses Dillard and Jesse Boyce handling production and arrangements, and the overall groove is pretty darn tight and soulful. Highlights include the jaunty moogy club track "Boogie With Me", the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some pen on back.)
 
 



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