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New TemptationsWish It Would Rain ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
A pivotal moment for The Temptations – a set that has the group hitting even more of a deep soul sound than before – at a level that really sets them apart from some of the other groups on Motown at the time! There's a richer, fuller sound going on here – as the group work with ... read more CD

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Ten CityNo House Big Enough ... CD
East West, 1992. Used ... $3.99
A great bit of smooth house and modern R&B tracks from Ten City. Titles include "Thick & Thin", "All Loved Out", "My Peace Of Heaven", "Only Time Will Tell", "Come This Way Again", and "Deep Kiss". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ten CityThat Was Then, This Is Now ... CD
Columbia, 1994. Used ... $4.99
If the early 90s had one major influence on soul music – it was probably the wealth of underground house acts that got a chance to cut full albums on their own, often moving into wider-ranging soul style that had been heard on their earlier singles, and often with great effect! Ten City fit ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Joe TexBuying A Book ... LP
Dial/Atlantic, 1969. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Joe Tex is always great – but this is one of our favorite albums by him! The record's recorded in Memphis, with a hip southern edge to it – and Joe's less of the meek sad guy that he was on earlier records. This one's bursting out of the box with power, and Joe wrote a great batch of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Joe TexClassic Masters ... CD
Capitol, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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Joe TexHappy Soul ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good ... $8.99
Joe Tex is always great – but this Late 60s album is one of our favorites by him! Recorded in Memphis with a hip southern edge that makes Joe less of the meek guy he was on other albums, with more of a clever, confident style. This one's bursting out of the box with power, and Joe wrote a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, small splits on the top and bottom seams, and some stains.)

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Joe TexI Gotcha ... LP
Dial, 1972. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A pivotal album for Joe – and one in which he turned his previously mellow southern soul style into a heavier funkier sound for the 70s! Includes the title cut, which a whole generation rediscovered in Reservoir Dogs, plus "Give the Baby Anything the Baby Wants", a big sample cut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, a spot of price sticker residue, and some light wear.)

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The TheSlow Train To Dawn (extended remix, single mix)/Heartland (lp version, single mix) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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TheresaBroken Puzzle ... LP
King Jay, 1987. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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Third GuitarThird Guitar Album (10" vinyl pressing) ... LP
Rojac, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 18.98
Massive Miami soul from Third Guitar – a short-lived group headed by guitarist Snoopy Dean – and one who've built up a well-deserved legacy over the years! This unusual set is the first time the group's work has ever been brought together – and it's a real revelation if you only ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Carla ThomasBest Of Carla Thomas ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good ... $5.99
A great collection that features 14 of Carla's early hits for Stax – repackaged and remastered by Atlantic for this end of the 60s collection. The tracks run the gamut from sweet and youthful to harder soul material – and the album features 2 tracks recorded with Otis Redding, "Lov ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label pressing.)

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Carla ThomasQueen Alone (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Stax, 1969. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The queen of Memphis soul – caught "alone" after a some earlier hit recordings as part of a duo with Otis Redding – but now on her own in the years after Otis untimely early passing! The album has Thomas strongly returning to the sound of her first few albums on Stax – ... read more CD

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Evelyn ThomasHigh Energy/Standing At The Crossroads – Disco Recharge ... CD
Vanguard/Harmless (UK), 1984/1986. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A pair of classics from Evelyn Thomas – two records from a time when she was really finding her groove! High Energy is a classic club set from Thomas – a singer who virtually helped invent the hi-energy style in the 80s – as a new wave of dance rhythms perfect for the underground ... read more CD

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Evelyn ThomasMasquerade (voc, inst dub) ... 12-inch
Record Shack (UK), 1984. Very Good (pic cover)... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some wear and a spot of sticker residue.)

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Irma ThomasRuler Of Hearts ... CD
Charly R&B (UK), Early 60s/1976. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Rufus ThomasCan't Get Away From This Dog ... CD
Stax, 1960s. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
Can't get away from this dog – and who'd want to anyway, with music this funky! The set features a load of rare Rufus Thomas material done during his early years at Stax – that pre-funk period when Thomas was only recording a bit for the label, but really coming up with some amazing ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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New Rufus ThomasCrown Prince Of Dance ... LP
Stax, 1973. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A crowning achievement for Rufus Thomas – a set that bubbles over with funky intensity, and one of the last great albums he ever recorded for Stax! The funky Rufus mode is still in full full swing here – with loads of tunes that have the word "funky" in the title – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Rufus ThomasLive – Doing The Push & Pull at PJ's ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A killer live set by Rufus Thomas – recorded right at the height of his funky comeback, before a very right-on crowd at PJ's Nightclub in LA! Rufus was always a great entertainer, and he really opens up in this live setting – doing some nice versions of "Do The Funky Chicken" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Rufus ThomasStax Profiles – Rufus Thomas ... CD
Stax/Concord, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $1.99
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Timmy ThomasYou're The Song I've Always Wanted To Sing ... CD
Glades/Henry Stone, 1974. Used ... $6.99
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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Fonzi ThorntonLeader ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1983. Used ... $26.99
Slammin' 80s groove material from Fonzi Thornton – a bit dated, perhaps, but sparkling with the best of its generation! Fonzi's vocals are less the strong part of the album than are the tight arrangements that mix together bass riffing, keyboards, and a smooth approach to the groove that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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New Three PiecesVibes Of Truth ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $39.99
A great little album of jazz funk – and the only record we've ever seen by this group! The 3 Pieces may not have lasted long in the record business, but this rare album from 1975 has made them legends on the rare groove scene for years. The record was cut during the height of the jazz funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. NOTE – Cover is stained and flaky on the bottom 3 inches, with peeled spots. Vinyl has marks that click a bit on Side 2.)
Also available Vibes Of Truth (UK Version) ... LP 14.99

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Three PiecesVibes Of Truth (UK Version) ... LP
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1975. Near Mint- (reissue)... $14.99
A great little album of jazz funk – and the only record we've ever seen by this group! The 3 Pieces may not have lasted long in the record business, but this rare album from 1975 has made them legends on the rare groove scene for years. The record was cut during the height of the jazz funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vibes Of Truth ... LP 39.99

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TierraTierra (Salsoul) ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $21.99
The first Salsoul album from Tierra – a great west coast Latin soul combo who followed strongly in the tradition of Malo and El Chicano! Like those groups in their later years, Tierra's focus here is more on tunes that have a mellow-grooving soul approach – still Latin in some of the ... read more CD

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Justin Timberlake20-20 Experience ... CD
RCA, 2013. Used ... $3.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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TimeIce Cream Castle ... CD
Warner, 1984. Used ... $2.99
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

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TJMTJM (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Casablanca/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
A later bit of Philly disco – recorded at Sigma Sound studios with really soaring production from Tom Moulton – and some surprising help on a number of tracks from a young Arthur Baker! The style here has that Instant Funk sort of groove – a bit more bass at the bottom than ... read more CD

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Tom Tom ClubClose To The Bone ... LP
Sire, 1983. Very Good ... $6.99
The second album by the Tom Tom Club – showing this Talking Heads spinoff project as way more than a fluke! The sound here is similar to the first – a sing-song blend of rhythms that's got one foot in the island and one in the street, peppered with a quirky approach overall that makes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

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Oscar Toney JrLoving You Too Long – The Contempo Sessions ... CD
Contempo/Shout (UK), 1973/1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Sublime southern soul work from Oscar Toney Jr – from an obscure later chapter in his career! Toney's probably best known for his late 60s sides for the Bell label in the US – but this album is a rarity recorded in London during the early 70s – a date that has Toney sounding even ... read more CD

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Tony Toni ToneBoys & Girls (Remix) (LP, inst, radio w/rap, radio w/o rap, TV mix, acapella) ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1993. Near Mint- ... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Tony Toni ToneRevival ... CD
Wing, 1990. Used ... $3.99
Classic early work from one of the most defining early 90s R&B combos. Includes the tracks "Oakland Stroke", "Feels Good", and their cover of "It Never Rains (In Southern California)". CD

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Total EclipseGreat Combination ... CD
BRC/Solid (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $22.99
A great combination of funk and soul – upbeat and mellow on the same album, served up by this rare indie combo from the 70s! The album's one of the few to appear on the elite BRC imprint of Brunswick Records – home to some incredible work over just a very short stretch, including this ... read more CD

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TotoGeorgy Porgy/Child's Anthem (inst) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- (reissue)... $14.99
Ok, so it's Toto – but "Georgy Porgy" was a wicked disco anthem – served up with some great help from Cheryl Lynn, and some tight grooves that make the track one of the catchiest numbers the group ever recorded! The hook is simply amazing – and the way the guitars and ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Mixed Masters pressing.)

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New TotoToto ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Features the stone club classic "Georgy Porgy" – plus "Child's Anthem", "I'll Supply The Love", "Rockmaker", "Hold The Line", and "Angela". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear and a factory sticker.)

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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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Allen ToussaintLife, Love & Faith (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/4 Men With Beards, 1972. New Copy ... $15.99 18.99
Excellent work from New Orleans soul legend Allen Toussaint – and a set that may well be his funkiest album ever! The set features 12 tracks from the early 70s – a time when Toussaint was mixing a bit of funk into the heavy soul mix that he'd had from his early days in the Crescent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Allen ToussaintToussaint (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Scepter, 1970. Used ... $7.99
A seminal album from Allen Toussaint – his first big move as a solo act, and the start of some great fame that would blossom even more strongly in the 70s! This indie effort has a rougher edge than Allen's later albums at Warner Brothers – a sly, wicked slow funk approach that's a real ... read more CD

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Tower Of PowerBump City ... CD
Warner, 1972. Used ... $8.99
One of the best of the early Tower Of Power albums – a session recorded in Memphis, with a slightly harder sound than some of their other records! Legendary guitarist Steve Cropper helps the group out a bit on the session – and the album's got a sweet southern funky groove that sits ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Bump City (Japanese pressing) ... CD 11.99

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Tower Of PowerBump City (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Warner, 1972. Used ... $11.99
One of the best of the early Tower Of Power albums – a session recorded in Memphis, with a slightly harder sound than some of their other records! Legendary guitarist Steve Cropper helps the group out a bit on the session – and the album's got a sweet southern funky groove that sits ... read more CD
(Inside of booklet has some writing in pen.)
Also available Bump City ... CD 8.99

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New Tower Of PowerIn The Slot ... LP
Warner, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The groove's getting a bit smoother than on some of the group's early funk classics, but T of P still come across quite well on the set – working in their trademark blend of jazz, funk, and soul. Arrangements are by funky keyboardist Charles Thompson and trumpeter Greg Adams – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tower Of PowerTower Of Power ... CD
Warner, 1973. Used ... $4.99
One of the harder funk albums by Tower Of Power – done with a hard-driving horn-heavy groove, slathered up in East Bay Grease! The group's got a bit of the stoner funk sound that shows their Bay Area roots, but they're also a lot tighter than most of their California contemporaries, and feel ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
Also available Tower Of Power ... LP 6.99

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Tower Of PowerTower Of Power ... LP
Warner, 1973. Very Good ... $6.99
One of the harder funk albums by Tower Of Power – done with a hard-driving horn-heavy groove, slathered up in East Bay Grease! The group's got a bit of the stoner funk sound that shows their Bay Area roots, but they're also a lot tighter than most of their California contemporaries, and feel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)
Also available Tower Of Power ... CD 4.99

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Tower Of PowerVery Best Of Tower Of Power – The Warner Years ... CD
Warner/Rhino, Early 70s. Used ... $5.99
CD

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Lidell TownsellNu Nu (Radio mix, original version, nu apella, inst) ... 12-inch
Clubhouse, 1991. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A shameless bit of pop house – but we love it! Lidell's tune is super catchy, with a "nu nu" vocal refrain that will keep you humming for days! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Black label pressing.)

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TrioDa Da Da I Don't Love You You Don't Love Me Aha Aha Aha/Sunday You Need Love ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1982. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A seminal bit of post-disco club – the standout hit by German madrockers Trio – and a tune that always captures our ears, no matter how many times we hear it! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Mercury sleeve.)

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John TropeaLivin' In The Jungle (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
TK, 1979. Sealed ... $11.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Shrinkwrap is shopworn and has a factory sticker.)

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Trouble FunkStraight Up Funk Go Go Style – Trouble Funk Live ... LP
JAMTU, 1981. Very Good- 2LP ... $6.99
This may pass for straight up funk in DC, but to us it's a mad percolating Go Go jam, and that's nothing to complain about. T Funk lets loose with batteries of drum rolls, clattering Go Go percussion, heavy bass and space age synthesizer. The bombs get dropped non stop on this bouncing live set, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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New True ReflectionWhere I'm Coming From (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atco/Vivid (Japan), 1973. Used ... $19.99
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
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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TrusselLove Injection ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
Trussel may have cut this one and only album at the end of the 70s – but they've got a strength that's kept them going for years – despite a lack of success at the time! The record's a sweet modern soul stunner – a record that picks up a sweet jazzy groove that's augmented with ... read more CD

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TS MonkCandidate For Love/Can't Keep My Hands To Myself ... 12-inch
Mirage, 1981. Very Good- (pic cover)... $11.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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TS MonkHouse Of Music ... LP
Mirage/Atlantic, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Livin' the "Bon Bon Vie", with this classic uptempo groover from T.S. Monk! You'd hardly guess that this guy was Thelonious Monk's son – but who cares about his roots when the album grooves so hard? This Monk plays drums, not piano, but the best tracks on the record have a tight ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TSU TornadoesOne Flight Too Many – More Rare & Unreleased Houston Funk ... LP
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
Deep soul, blaring horns, and funky guitars! The TSU Tornadoes were one of the great lost groups of the Houston scene of the 60s – and this second volume in Funky Delicacies' series on the band features a whopping amount of previously unissued material from the vaults of Ovide Records! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Junior TuckerIt's A Small Small World (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Disques Dessinee (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $21.99
A younger singer, but one with a really solid mix of reggae and soul – an artist who might well be Jamaica's answer to Foster Sylvers or Michael Jackson! Junior's got a nicely sweet voice at this point in his career – one that glides soulfully over the album's smooth-stepping backings, ... read more CD

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Tommy TuckerHi-Heel Sneakers ... CD
Checker (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... $13.99
Tommy Tucker may be best-remembered for the title track of this classic album – a tune that was covered by countless other artists in the 60s – but he's a hell of a talent with a mighty great range, and a gritty, soulful sound that's perfect for early 60s Chess Records! The album's got ... read more CD

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New Ike & Tina TurnerGospel According To Ike & Tina ... LP
United Artists, 1974. Sealed ... $11.99
Ike and Tina Turner take on a host of gospel classics – but really rework them with their own sort of early 70s energy! Ike re-arranged all the tunes here – and in a way, the album's one of the most inventive from the pair during this time – almost as if the familiar tunes were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front and remnants of a sticker.)

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Ike & Tina TurnerGreatest Hits Of Ike & Tina Turner ... LP
Sue, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $43.99
The early genius of Ike & Tina Turner in all it's glory – free from cliches, hokey lyrics, and all the other BS that later bogged them down! The arrangements here are raw, earthy, and brimming over with sexy interplay between Ike & Tina – all set to some incredible backings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Sue pressing. Cover has some wear, aging, and fading, with some stains and partially split top and bottom seams.)

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New Ike & Tina TurnerProud Mary – The Best Of Ike & Tina Turner ... CD
EMI/Sue, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $5.99
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Ike & Tina TurnerRiver Deep – Mountain High ... CD
A&M (Germany), Late 60s. Used ... $7.99
A legendary pairing of two key 60s pop talents – the soulful sounds of Ike & Tina Turner, and the soaring production styles of Phil Spector! The album's quite different than some of the grittier Turner projects of the time – lots of full orchestrations and strings, mixed with the ... read more CD

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Ike & Tina TurnerRock Me Baby (picture disc) ... LP
Astan (Germany), 1984. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Ike & Tina TurnerWhat You Hear Is What You Get – Live At Carnegie Hall ... LP
United Artists, 1971. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
The Ike & Tina Turner Revue shakes the foundation at Carnegie Hall on April Fools Day, 1971! There's a good reason for there being so many live albums by Ike & Tina – it's because they're damn great on stage – and this NYC set is a strong showcase for The Ikettes and The Kings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a Record Club imprint on one corner.)

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Ike TurnerHis Woman, Her Man ... CD
Funky Delicacies, Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Unreleased material by Ike & Tina Turner – hard, funky, and very fierce! The sound here is similar to some of the pair's more famous albums of the time – but it's also rawer and rootsier, as befits the demo status of these recordings. If you've ever gotten turned off by the ... read more CD

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New Ike Turner & His Kings Of RhythmIke's Instrumentals ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $8.99
Ike's a mofo – we all know that – especially when he's given the chance to open up with his hard-wailing combo, The Kings Of Rhythm! This set features 22 tasty little groovers from Ike's days at Sue Records, plus a few more from his days at Flair – recorded before he polished up ... read more CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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Ike Turner & His Kings Of RhythmTrail Blazer ... CD
Charly (UK), Late 50s. Used ... $18.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Ike Turner & The Kings Of RhythmBlack Man's Soul (Funky Delicacies – with download) ... LP
Funky Delicacies, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 17.98
Great stuff – and the only truly funky album that Ike Turner ever recorded! This set's a batch of obscure funky instrumentals – and sounds like a strong compilation of rare 45s, filled with hard funky drums, nice breaks, and plenty of super-tight grooves. Nearly every cut's a winner ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tina TurnerBreak Every Rule ... LP
Capitol, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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Tina TurnerForeign Affair ... LP
Capitol, 1989. Very Good- Gatefold ... $2.99
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(Side 1 has marks that click on each track. Cover has a few stains, light wear, and some pen on the back.)

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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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24 - Carat BlackGone – The Promises Of Yesterday ... CD
Numero, 1974. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
An amazing musical discovery – the lost second album from 24 Carat Black – recorded right after the band's legendary debut for Stax Records, but unissued for over 30 years! All the righteous styles of the group's famous Ghetto Misfortune's Wealth classic are fully in place here – ... read more CD

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TymesBiggest Hits ... LP
Wyncote, 1964. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Mono pressing. Cover has some wear, a piece of clear tape on the spine, and some discoloration from age.)

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TymesSo Much In Love ... LP
Parkway, 1963. Very Good ... $4.99
Some of the greatest harmonies on the Philly scene of the early 60s – sung by a group who really helped soul music find a new sort of sophistication at the time! A few years before, and The Tymes might have been a more rough-edged doo wop act – but here, they hit some sublime vocal ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and label have a bit of pen.)

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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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U KrewIf U Were Mine (extended, radio, bonus beats)/Rock That Shit ... 12-inch
Enigma, 1990. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $0.49
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New UbiquityStarbooty ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A killer side project from Roy Ayers – recorded right around the same time as the Ramp album, but with a different feel over all – proof that the Ayers empire was really exploding at the end of the 70s! The vibe here is quite similar to some of Roy's own albums over at Polydor – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch & some wear.)

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UltimateLove Is The Ultimate – The Best Of Ultimate ... CD
South Philly, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
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Uncle LouieUncle Louie's Here ... LP
Marlin, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A tight bit of dancefloor funk from the duo of Frank and Eddie Dillard – one on guitar, one on bass, and both on vocals – both working here with some great clubby production from Walter Murphy! The set's got a bit more edge than Murphy's own records – thanks to the emphasis on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Undisputed TruthCosmic Truth ... LP
Gordy, 1975. Very Good- Gatefold ... $11.99
A great little album by the Undisputed Truth – with more than a few numbers that have a "space" theme to them, and cool keyboards by Mark Davis to back up the sound. More than a few funky moments in the mix – and tracks include "1990", "Sqeeze Me Tease Me" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear.)

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Undisputed TruthDown To Earth ... LP
Gordy, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Undisputed Truth at the height of their powers – still working in the psychedelic soul style they forged with Norman Whitfield at the end of the 60s – but with a groove that's tighter and sharper than ever before! We might well call the record the funkiest the group ever cut – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Undisputed TruthUndisputed Truth ... LP
Gordy, 1971. Very Good ... $6.99
A perfect example groove that got The Undisputed Truth big hit fame in the early 70s – sort of a rumbling funk, full-on approach, using male/female vocals in kind of a "wall of soul" approach. Includes the huge hit "Smiling Faces Sometimes", plus lots of covers of cool ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, an unglued bottom seam, a partially unglued top seam, and some small stains on the back.)

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UnityUnity ... LP
United Artists, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Obscure modern soul album on United Artists, with a strong sound that's heading towards an 80s groove, but which also has elements of Luther's work during the late 70s. The group features two male and one female singer – and the overally vocal approach is solos on the verses, and harmony on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & some light wear.)

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Universal MessengersUniversal Messengers – An Experience In The Blackness Of Sound ... LP
Turbo/Barnyard (Italy), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Rare work from this spoken word assemblage – and a lost link in the tradition of African-American protest work that includes The Last Poets, The Watts Prophets, and Gil Scott-Heron! The Universal Messengers come on strong – using spare percussion and a bit of light instrumentation ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Unlimited TouchSearching To Find The One ... CD
Prelude/Unidisc, Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
An excellent bit of 80s groove! Unlimited Touch have a cool 2-female lead vocal style – and they keep it tight and soulful on grooves that have a nice tight club sound, in a style that often reminds us of Roy Ayers produced albums, like Ladies Of The 80s, or some of the more uptempo tracks ... read more CD

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Phil UpchurchBig Hit Dances ... LP
United Artists, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $24.99
A rare early cooker from Phil Upchurch – hardly the "hit dances" set you might guess from the title, and a stripped-down session that features plenty of organ next to Phil's guitar! There's a mode here that's very much like the Tru-Sound sessions on Prestige – clearly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a mostly split bottom seam, a small split on the top seam, and light wear, with a large marker inscription and some light stains on the back.)

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New Phil UpchurchDarkness, Darkness ... LP
Blue Thumb, 1972. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Plenty of darkness here from Phil Upchurch – those great tones and notes he worked so well back in the 70s – all with that near-perfect quality that made him one of the most in-demand players of his day! The style here is a bit different than some of Phil's previous work in Chicago ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, initials in pen, and a spot of residue from price sticker removal.)

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Phil UpchurchLovin' Feeling ... LP
Blue Thumb, 1973. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
One of Phil Upchurch's best records – and one that's a no-nonsense batch of funky instrumentals that feature some really great guitar! Phil's dropped the Hendrix fuzz of some of his Cadet sides of the late 60s – and instead, he's working in a stretched-out chromatic mode that has bits ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New Phil UpchurchUpchurch ... CD
Cadet (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
An incredible album from one of the greatest talents on the Chicago soul scene of the late 60s – guitarist Phil Upchurch, a player with an amazing sound! Phil could work in worlds that were equal parts soul and psychedelia – making his guitar a perfect accompaniment for the best ... read more CD
Also available Upchurch ... LP 24.99

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Phil UpchurchUpchurch ... LP
Cadet, 1969. Very Good+ ... $24.99
An incredible album from one of the greatest talents on the Chicago soul scene of the late 60s – guitarist Phil Upchurch, a player with an amazing sound! Phil could work in worlds that were equal parts soul and psychedelia – making his guitar a perfect accompaniment for the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has waviness, peeling and some splitting in the bottom right corner due to moisture.)
Also available Upchurch ... CD 13.99

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New UsherCall Me A Mack (vincent's 48 hr mix, xtra bits, album, crazycool mix, percussamental) ... 12-inch
LaFace, 1993. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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UsherMy Way ... CD
LaFace, 1997. Used ... $2.99
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UsherUsher ... CD
LaFace, 1994. Used ... $1.99
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Daniel ValdezMestizo ... LP
A&M, 1974. Very Good+ ... $12.99
A really wonderful album – a warm bit of brown-eyed soul from the hip LA scene of the early 70s! Daniel Valdez has a style that's part Jose Feliciano, part Tim Buckley – and since we love both of those artists a lot, you can imagine how much we like this record! He's got Jose's sweet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a cutout hole.)

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New Valentine BrothersFirst Take ... LP
Bridge, 1982. Very Good ... $4.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click on one track.)

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Valentine BrothersValentine Brothers ... LP
Source, 1979. Very Good ... $4.99
Very nice midtempo 80's groove material, with a sound that's just right for the steppers here in Chicago, and pretty darn nice anywhere else! This is the VB's first LP, and it's got lots of nice tracks like "We Belong Together", "Let Me Be The One", "I'm In Love", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wrinkles along the opening.)

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ValentinoHold On To Your Dreams (7 inch mix, ext mix, inst, inst w/King) ... 12-inch
Black Socs, 1991. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
Not the Wee Gee track, but a stepper's cut that was a local sensation here in Chicago, with a Soul II Soul/Inner City type beat. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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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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New Gene Van BurenWhat's Your Pleasure (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/FTG, 1982. Used ... $4.99
An overlooked Motown nugget from the early 80s – the smoking debut of Gene Van Buren! Gene's a fully-formed artist right from the get-go – writing and producing the set with a rich, mature groove that's totally great – some of the upbeat funky soul tracks that were Motown's ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Melvin Van PeeblesSweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song ... CD
Stax/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the most fantastic soundtracks of the 70s – and maybe even of all time – thanks to a non-stop blast of insane styles and grooves – all quite different than other blacksploitation records of the time! For this, his masterpiece film, Melvin Van Peebles composed a non-stop ... read more CD

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Vanity 6Vanity 6 ... LP
Warner, 1982. Very Good ... $4.99
The only record from this group that would sort of morph into Apollonia 6, pretty much just one of many Prince vehicles during the 80s. As you'd hope from a Prince side project, the tracks here bubble with his new wave/pop/funk crossover, though really the hit "Nasty Girl" is pretty much ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gino VannelliBig Dreamers Never Sleep ... LP
CBS, 1987. Very Good- ... $0.49
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(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has some wear, with a center split on the spine.)

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New Gino VannelliPowerful People (Original Master Recording) ... LP
A&M/Mobile Fidelity, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A real classic from the 70s AM soft rock/soul scene – and a record that's surprisingly rewarding this many years later! Gino's working here in territory that's a bit similar to contemporaries like Paul Williams or Nick DeCaro – material that's well-penned, softly sung, and produced ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small split on the top seam.)
 
 



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