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8th Day8th Day (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $19.99
The first album by 8th Day – a record with a bit of a complicated pedigree, but a massive amount of 70s Detroit soul as well! The set was supposedly compiled to cash in on the group's hit single "She's Not Just Another Woman" – reportedly recorded by 100 Proof Aged In Soul, ... read more CD

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Elbee BadElbee Bad – The Prince Of Dance Music – The True Story Of House Music ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy .... $9.99
Not necessarily the true story of house music – but a set that's mighty darn nice – and filled with a range of grooves that will definitely make you a fan of Elbee Bad right from the start! The music here is often way more complex than both standard dance and house – and ... read more CD

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EliminatorsLoving Explosion ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1974. New Copy .... $22.99
A rare funky soul classic! This one was originally issued on Brunswick in 1974, and it's darn impossible to find in the original, probably because Brunswick was having a great deal of financial trouble at the time. Whatever the case, the record's a great one – and it's got a tight ensemble ... read more CD

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Jimmy Preacher EllisStory Of Jimmy Preacher Ellis 1963 to 1972 ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
Heavy funk from the great Jimmy Ellis – billed here with a "preacher" in his name, which is a great indication of the spiritual soul going on in the music! Jimmy's grooves here are definitely secular, but there's a depth that definitely echoes some gospel roots too – mixed ... read more CD
Also available Story Of Jimmy Preacher Ellis 1963 to 1972 ... LP 16.99

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Lorraine EllisonHeart & Soul ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1966. New Copy .... $13.99
A tremendous early album from Lorraine Ellison – one that mixes her deep soul roots with some sophisticated jazzy arrangements from Oliver Nelson – a blend that gives the record a wonderfully rich feel, right from the start! The style's somewhere in the territory of Nancy Wilson on ... read more CD

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Lorraine EllisonStay With Me ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
Deep deep soul from Lorraine Ellison – a record that already shows quite a bit of growth from her earlier Warner Brothers recordings – and a new sense of hipness as well! There's definitely an influence here of the sound of Stax and Atlantic Records at the end of the 60s – all ... read more CD

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EmotionsCome Into Our World (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $14.99
The sweet Emotions at the top of their game – one of the brilliant albums that has the soulful trio working hand in hand with Earth Wind & Fire! The girls were plenty great in their early years, but working with Maurice White and company, they really took off – hitting a whole new ... read more CD

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EnchantmentEnchantment (with bonus tracks) ... CD
United Artists/Big Break (UK), 1976. New Copy .... $14.99
Soaring grooves and mellow moments – a perfect blend of 70s soul styles, summed up here beautifully by Enchantment! The album's one of the group's greatest – and certainly one that's been very well-remembered around these parts – thanks to some rock-solid arrangements from Johnny ... read more CD

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New EnchantmentIf You're Ready – The Best Of Enchantment ... CD
United Artists/EMI, Late 70s. Used .... $6.99
A great collection of the first wave of work from late 70s Detroit harmony group Enchantment – the best of their recordings for United Artists, and a set that's put together with a real focus on the group's mellower tracks! Like The Dramatics at the time, Enchantment had a newly ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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EnchantmentOnce Upon A Dream (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Roadshow/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy .... $14.99
Soaring soul from Enchantment – one of the smoothest groups of their generation, and an outfit who could sound equally great on the dancefloor or for more laidback listening! The harmonies here are really great – stepping out strongly, and often breaking with an extra effort that ... read more CD

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New EnchantmentUtopia (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1983. New Copy .... $14.99
A sweet sweet groover from Enchantment – and a record that may well be the group's greatest moment in the 80s! There's a tightness here that goes beyond the sound of Enchantment in previous years – yet the sound is also still pretty underground too – more electro soul than chart ... read more CD

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New Erotic Drum BandCollection ... CD
Prism/Unidisc (Canada), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD .... $11.99
A collection of club tracks from the Erotic Drum Band – a group with a sound that definitely lives up to their name! Most of the numbers here build up heavily from percussion on the bottom – sometimes raw congas layered in among the basslines and keyboards, sometimes rhythms that are a ... read more CD

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New EsquiresGet On Up – The Best Of The Esquires ... CD
Varese, Late 60s. New Copy .... $10.99 11.98
Tremendous work from The Equires – a Milwaukee soul quartet from the 60s, but one who worked heavily on the Chicago scene of the time – often at a level that matched the best of their Windy City peers! Like The Artistics or Chi-Lites, these guys have a tremendous sense of harmony ... read more CD

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New Faith EvansFaith ... CD
Bad Boy, 1995. Used .... $3.99
"No Other Love", "Ain't Nobody", "Fallin' In Love", "You Used To Love Me", "Give It To Me", "Come Over", "Soon As I Get Home" and "Don't Be Afraid". CD

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Evans PyramidEvans Pyramid (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s. Used .... $6.99
Rare grooves from Evans Pyramid – a sweet set of cosmic disco from the end of the 70s – recorded with a lean, almost spiritual vibe – quite similar to some of the great tracks reissued in the Soul Cal series! There's a definite ear for the dancefloor here – lots of upbeat ... read more CD
Also available Evans Pyramid ... LP 14.99

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Betty Everett & Jerry ButlerBetty Everett With Jerry Butler ... CD
Platinum Pop, Early 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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Falcons featuring Sonny MunroGood Good Feelings ... CD
Soul Junction (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $18.99
A long-overdue look at the mighty mid 60s work of The Falcons – a group who are usually only covered during their early doo wop years, but who went onto do some tremendous group soul as well! The work here features many of the group's excellent recordings for the Big Wheel label with ... read more CD

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New Fantastic FourBest Of The Fantastic Four ... CD
SOUL (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
Seminal sounds from this great Detroit group – and a key look at their less-remembered music of the 60s! Although Fantastic Four are probably best remembered for their later disco work – including the Alvin Stone album on Westbound – back in their early days, they were a great ... read more CD

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Fatback BandYum Yum ... CD
Event/Southbound (UK), 1975. Used .... $12.99
Yum Yum indeed – because the groove on here is pretty darn tasty! Fatback are definitely shaking off the rougher edges of their funkiest years on this set, but the sound is still plenty great – a jamming dancefloor groove that's still filled with plenty of tight live instrumentation, ... read more CD

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New Father's ChildrenFather's Children (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury/Vocalion (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $16.99
A lost classic from Father's Children – the group's only album ever, but an impeccably produced set – thanks to the efforts of Wayne Henderson's At Home Productions team! The groove here is similar to that forged by Henderson over at Fantasy – soul, but inflected with plenty of ... read more CD

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Father's ChildrenLove & Life Stories ... CD
FC Music, 2013. New Copy .... $12.99
Warmth, wisdom and soul from DC area legends Father's Children! The Father's Children story is a pretty remarkable one – starting out with some creatively masterful, though long-time buried funky soul in the early 70s that finally saw light of day decades later, thanks the good fellows at ... read more CD

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Father's ChildrenWho's Gonna Save The World ... CD
Numero, 1973. New Copy .... $13.99 16.98
Incredible stuff – a never-issued funky soul record from the 70s – but one that you'll proudly stack next to your rare classics from Ramp, 24-Carat Black, and James Mason! Like work by all three of those acts, this early set by Father's Children is massive righteous – filled with ... read more CD
Also available Who's Gonna Save The World (with bonus 7" single) ... LP 18.99

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Faze-ORiding High ... CD
SHE/Atlantic (Japan), 1977. New Copy .... $13.99
A spacey soul classic – with a sound that never gets old! Faze-O will be forever remembered for their massive cut "Riding High", the leadoff on this album – a stretched out slow funk jam that has amazing keyboards, floating guitars, and a super-dope groove that's stayed fresh ... read more CD
Also available Riding High ... LP 7.99

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Richard Dimples FieldsDimples ... CD
Boardwalk/Solaris, 1981. New Copy .... $11.99 15.99
A surprise hit for Richard Dimples Fields – and one of those albums that seems to turn up in just about every collection of records from the 80s! Although Fields first got his start turning out self-produced soul albums, and you'd expect him to sound a lot slicker here, recording for MCA's ... read more CD

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Final SolutionBrotherman ... CD
Numero, 1975. New Copy .... $14.99 16.98
A never-heard soundtrack for a never-seen film – and a record that's every bit as funky as better-known sets from the blacksploitation era! Final Solution were a small time group from Chicago's west side in the 70s, but on this wicked little soundtrack they sparkle just as brightly as Isaac ... read more CD
(Includes a bonus Numero Trading card too!)
Also available Brotherman ... LP 15.99

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First ChoiceDelusions (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gold Mind/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy .... $14.99
One of the best records ever cut by this soulful Philly female trio! The album's one of the first on Salsoul's Gold Mind subsidiary – and it features sparkling club production by the Harris/Baker/Young team – a landmark force not only in Philly disco, but 70s female soul as well – ... read more CD

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First ChoiceHold Your Horses (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gold Mind/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
Rochelle and the girls are in full force on this late 70s Salsoul groover – with production by Norman Harris and Tom Moulton! The opening trio of cuts have the continuously flowing vibe of an extended suite – and it's a really exhilarating 16 minutes of dancefloor soul – with ... read more CD

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Lisa FischerSo Intense (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/Real Gone, 1991. New Copy .... $13.99
Nothing super-intense, but a great solo moment from Lisa Fischer – a vocalist who'd previously worked with Luther Vandross and The Rolling Stones, and who steps out on her own in this classic early 90s set! The music's got a bouncy approach to soul that reflects Lisa's professional roots ... read more CD

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Five StairstepsFive Stairsteps – The Complete Curtis Mayfield Years (Five Stairsteps (Windy C)/Love's Happening) (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s. New Copy .... $16.99
A pair of killer albums from The Five Stairsteps – 1967's self-titled set for Windy C – plus '68's Love's Happening by The Five Stairsteps & Cubie – together with bonus track on this great set from Outta Sight UK! The Five Stairsteps album is a landmark batch of sweet soul ... read more CD

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New Five StarFive Star (2CD deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Cherry Pop (UK), 1990. New Copy 2CD .... $9.99
Bouncy, beat-heavy soul from Five Star – really stepping out strongly on this self-titled set! The music's nothing new, and very familiar to fans of mainstream soul at the time – but the group really serve things up with a stronger edge than on previous releases – handling much ... read more CD
Also available Five Star ... LP 2.99

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Five StarShine (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Cherry Pop (UK), 1991. Used .... $8.99
Sweet poppy soul from Five Star – moving strongly here on a set that's got lots of early 90s new jack elements – including a fair bit of beats that really work well with the group's trading of male and female vocals! Things are plenty catchy throughout – not the deepest soul you ... read more CD

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Roberta FlackChapter Two ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $15.99
Mindblowing work from Roberta Flack – an album that should be in the collection of any fan of righteous soul music! Forget all the wimpier modes of Flack's later years – because here, the young Roberta is a vision of positive power and spiritual soul – a singer with roots in jazz ... read more CD
Also available Chapter Two (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 28.99

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Roberta FlackChapter Two (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $28.99
Mindblowing work from Roberta Flack – an album that should be in the collection of any fan of righteous soul music! Forget all the wimpier modes of Flack's later years – because here, the young Roberta is a vision of positive power and spiritual soul – a singer with roots in jazz ... read more CD
Also available Chapter Two ... CD 15.99

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Roberta FlackFirst Take (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $19.99
What can we say? We've heard this one a million times, it sold over a million copies – but it's still incredible! The record is Roberta's first, and it features her in a mellow trio format, augmented by some occasional larger arrangements by William Fischer. At most points, though, the ... read more CD

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Roberta FlackI'm The One (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1982. New Copy .... $29.99
Roberta Flack still sounding great in the early 80s – co-produced with Ralph MacDonald, William Eaton, and William Salter – who all give the record a nice jazzy finish! The group's a small combo with Grover Washington Jr, Richard Tee, Eric Gale, and other 70s fusion talents – and ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Roberta FlackKilling Me Softly (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... $28.99
Roberta Flack at her most masterful – balancing righteous soul at it's most spiritually resonant and more mainstream accessible melodies – from her classic years at Atlantic when she was forging a whole new sound that was a unique blend of soul, jazz, and spiritualism. Each of Roberta's ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing. Nice replication of the original die-cut sleeve, too!)
Also available Killing Me Softly ... LP 3.99

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Roberta FlackOasis (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1988. New Copy .... $29.99
Roberta Flack sounding freshly inspired in the late 80s – her first new album in years – and it's a really strong one! The first thing that jumps out at us is how wonderful her voice continues to be –she's recognizable from the first syllable, and it's right it home with a ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Roberta Flack & Peabo BrysonLive & More (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1980. New Copy 2 CDs Gatefold .... $29.99
A double album from Roberta & Peabo – with some nicely recorded tracks from a gig at The Holiday Star Theater in Merrillville, IN (not too far south of Chicago) in the dawn of the 80s – and some tight studio material, too! It's got a some terrific live versions of some of the ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing,)

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Flaming EmberSunshine (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Hot Wax/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $19.99
A smoking little set from Flaming Ember – a rock group at the core, but one who has plenty of blue-eyed soul in the mix – thanks to great production from Greg Perry, and strong arrangements from HB Barnum and McKinley Jackson – all of whom give the record a vibe that's right up ... read more CD

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FlamingosFlamingos ... CD
Checker (Japan), 1958. New Copy .... $13.99
Stunning early work by one of the best vocal groups of the 50s – raw harmony sides by The Flamingos, recorded for Chess Records in the years before their smoother later tracks for End! The style here is much closer to the streets – heavy on vocal interplay, with usually just a bit of ... read more CD

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FlowchartLittle Love A Little Wine ... CD
Boogie Times (France), 1982. Used .... $8.99
80s groove – Italian style – and a tight little set that crackles with plenty of great boogie touches! Flowchart were an Italian group of the time, but they're recording here in a New York studio – hitting styles that remind us a heck of a lot of the best of the indie club scene ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Eddie FloydVery Best Of Eddie Floyd ... CD
Stax, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $3.99
20 tracks of Eddie's classic Stax sides, with a range of material that runs from 1966 through 1974. Cuts include "Knock on Wood" (of course), "Big Bird", "Check Me Out", "Soul Street", "Blood Is Thicker Than Water", and "Baby Lay Your Head ... read more CD

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Force MDsChillin' ... CD
Tommy Boy/Collectables, 1985. Used .... $4.99
An early crossover classic from Tommy Boy – and one of the first albums to mix together hip hop and mainstream R&B! As you can guess from the cover, there's more of the latter going on than the former – as Force MDs were really more of a sweeter soul group than a crew from the ... read more CD

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Four MintsGently Down Your Stream (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Capsoul/Asterisk, 1973. New Copy Gatefold .... $14.99
An incredible album of harmony soul – easily one of the best you could ever hope to find! The Four Mints were an obscure group, but they sound really wonderful here – just as great as some of the bigger proponents of the genre in the early 70s – with an especially great talent ... read more CD
(Incredible gatefold LP sleeve reissue!)
Also available Gently Down Your Stream ... LP 14.99

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Four TopsAnthology ... CD
Motown, 1960s/1970s. Used 2CD .... $8.99
A pretty darn big collection of work from the 4 Tops – collecting the best of their early years at Motown on up through the 70s. There's a total of 41 tracks on the set!! CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Four TopsFour Tops ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1964. New Copy .... $13.99
The first full album from The Four Tops – and a tremendous showcase for their wonderful harmony vocals! The group has an organic quality that's wonderful enough on its own – one of the tightest, most fully-formed of all the Motown groups – but they get pushed strongly over the ... read more CD

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Four TopsFour Tops Second Album ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $13.99
The Four Tops' second album – and quite possibly the most hitbound of all their early Motown work! The album's overflowing with classic numbers – and features the perennial favorites "I Can't Help Myself" and "It's The Same Old Song" – as well as a totally ... read more CD

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Four TopsIndestructible (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1988. New Copy .... $13.99
Indestructible sounds from The Four Tops – a set that still has the legendary quartet going strong! The production and arrangements definitely show a late 80s Arista Records touch, with a fair bit of keyboards and electric rhythms – but the core sound of the group is still very firmly ... read more CD

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Four TopsReach Out ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1967. New Copy .... $13.99
A classic 60s album by the Four Tops – really one of their better efforts of the period – a record that finds the group working some soulful magic on a couple of their best known tunes, as well as adding a dose of deeper emotion to some hit songs of the time! Like other Motown success ... read more CD
Also available Reach Out ... CD 9.99

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Four TopsReach Out ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1967. Used .... $9.99
A classic 60s album by the Four Tops – really one of their better efforts of the period – a record that finds the group working some soulful magic on a couple of their best known tunes, as well as adding a dose of deeper emotion to some hit songs of the time! Like other Motown success ... read more CD
Also available Reach Out ... CD 13.99

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Four TopsUntil You Love Someone – More Of The Best 1965 to 1970 ... CD
Motown/Rhino, Late 60s. Used .... $5.99
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FoxyFoxy (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Dash/Big Break (UK), 1976. New Copy .... $14.99
The first album from Foxy – and maybe the best from the group, too – given that the whole thing's put together with some wonderfully funky and jazzy touches! The enigmatic Ish Ledesma is at the helm of the group, but he gets some great help from Ray Martinez on the production and ... read more CD
Also available Foxy (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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FoxyFoxy (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Dash/Big Break (UK), 1976. Used .... $9.99
The first album from Foxy – and maybe the best from the group, too – given that the whole thing's put together with some wonderfully funky and jazzy touches! The enigmatic Ish Ledesma is at the helm of the group, but he gets some great help from Ray Martinez on the production and ... read more CD
Also available Foxy (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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FoxyGet Off (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Dash/Big Break (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $14.99
A pretty catchy bit of Miami club from the late 70s – and an album that sounds a heck of a lot better than you might think from its silly pink cover! The group's actually got a strong acoustic sound underpinning their grooves – with some excellent percussion underneath the best tracks, ... read more CD

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Arthur FoyI Like Kissing On You ... CD
Susie Q, 2003. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Aretha FranklinGreatest Hits (1980 to 1994) ... CD
Atlantic, 1980s/Early 90s. Used .... $2.99
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New Aretha FranklinLady Soul ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1968. New Copy .... $3.99 4.98
One of Aretha's undisputed classics – a seminal session that furthered her deep soul agenda with key backings from Arif Mardin and Tom Dowd! The Sweet Inspirations provide sublime backing vocals behind Franklin's maturing delivery of the lyrics – and the music is by an all-star group ... read more CD

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Aretha FranklinLove All The Hurt Away (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Big Break (UK), 1981. New Copy .... $10.99
An early 80s gem from Aretha Franklin – one of the best of her years at Arista Records, thanks to solid help in the studio from the mighty Arif Mardin! Mardin's in perfect form here – the same blend of older soul and jazzier, more sophisticated styles that he was also bringing to Chaka ... read more CD

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Aretha FranklinQueen Of Soul – The Atlantic Recordings (4CD set) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1960s/1970s. Used 4CD .... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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Aretha FranklinThis Girl's In Love With You ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1970. Used .... $18.99
Given that Atlantic's big claim to fame with Aretha was that they took her from being a supper club jazz singer and made her a hard soul act, we've always been a bit surprised at the way they chose to hook her up with some Bacharach tunes after her first few sides – giving her a classier ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Aretha FranklinWhat You See Is What You Sweat ... CD
Arista, 1991. Used .... $3.99
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(Out of print. Tray card has a cutout hole.)

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Erma FranklinPiece Of Her Heart – The Epic & Shout Years ... CD
Epic/Shout (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $14.99
Damn soulful work from Erma Franklin – the lesser-known sister of Aretha and Carolyn Franklin, working here on 60s sides cut for the Epic and Shout labels! Most of the material here was only issued as singles back in the day – so the set's an essential full-length overview of Franklin's ... read more CD

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New FreedomFarther Than Imagination (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Malaco/Clinck (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
An amazing, unjustly obscure bit of southern funky soul – played with kind of a club oriented groove, and a strong nod towards middle-period Earth, Wind, & Fire – a far different vibe than a lot of the southern soul on the Malaco label! The band has some nice harmony vocals over a ... read more CD

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Full ForceFull Force (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1985. New Copy .... $13.99
Full Force getting busy in a mid 80s groove – the first set the group cut as a headline attraction – and a nice mix of 80s post electro R&B with plenty of influences from the hip hop producers of the time! The group's biggest crossover success was as the songwriting and production ... read more CD

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Full ForceSmoove ... CD
CBS, 1989. Used .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Funk BrothersBest Of The Funk Brothers – 20th Century Masters ... CD
Motown/Universal, 1960s. Used .... Just Sold Out!
Motown legends finally get their due – in this first-ever collection of work by The Funk Brothers! The group were the backing band for most of the classic Motown recordings of the 60s – and labored for years with hardly any credit, until recently, when their achievements have been ... read more CD

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Funk BrothersStanding In The Shadows Of Motown ... CD
Motown, 2002/2004. Used .... $7.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Funk BrothersStanding In The Shadows Of Motown – Deluxe Edition ... CD
Motown, 2002/2004. Used 2CD .... $19.99
A great presentation of the set that finally gave Motown's legendary studio combo their due – the soundtrack to the documentary Standing In The Shadows Of Motown – expanded tremendously for this set! The core 15 tracks on the set includes some killer Motown instrumentals, plus "tri ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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Funk FactoryFunk Factory ... CD
Atco (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $13.99
A massive bit of funky fusion from the 70s – an album that was crucially overlooked at the time, but which has gone onto become a crate-diggers classic over the years! The group's fronted by Polish jazz legends Michal Urbaniak and Urszula Dudziak – but it also features a fair bit of ... read more CD

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Funk IncHangin' Out/Superfunk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1973. New Copy .... $16.99
Two excellent albums from Funk Inc on one CD! Superfunk is one of the band's greatest albums – and a really tight batch of funky tunes given some stellar production by David Axelrod! The band's a bit tighter than on earlier releases – leaving behind the hard jazz-jam sound for a more ... read more CD

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Funk IncUrban Renewal ... CD
Prestige, 1995. Used .... $3.99
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New FunkadelicMusic For Your Mother – Funkadelic 45s ... CD
Westbound (UK), Early 70s. Used 2CD .... Just Sold Out!
Essential 2 CD set that brings together 33 rare funky 45s from this classic Detroit group! There's loads of great stuff that you won't find that easily – and all tracks are the original 45 mixes, some of them quite different from the LP ones! Titles include "Stuffs & Things", ... read more CD

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Gang's BackGang's Back ... CD
Handshake/Boogie Times (France), 1982. Used .... $8.99
The Gang's Back, and they're ready for grooving – especially those sweet sort of grooves that are heavy on the keyboards! The album's an overlooked gem from the early 80s – as tight and focused as the best mainstream funk on Capitol or Elektra at the time – and done with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gang's BackLies In Disguise ... CD
AKO/Boogie Times (France), 1985. Used .... $8.99
The Gang's Back, and they've got the muscle T's to prove it – not to mention a host of 80s beats and keyboards too! The style here is a bit more catchy and hook-heavy than the group's first album – nice emphasis on the playful lyrics of the tunes as they roll out over snapping 80s club ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Gap BandBallads Collection ... CD
Funk Essentials/Mercury, Late 70s/1980s. Used .... $9.99
CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole. Booklet has a gold promotional stamp.)

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Gap BandGap Band V – Jammin' (with bonus track) ... CD
Mercury/PTG (Netherlands), 1983. New Copy .... $18.99
The Gap Band are definitely Jammin on this sweet little set from the early 80s – hitting that fierce funk mode they do so well, with lots of snapping lines at the bottom of the rhythms! The style is trademark Gap all the way through – a percolated approach to funk that's tight, but ... read more CD
Also available Gap Band V – Jammin' ... LP 3.99

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Gap BandGap Band VI (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Total Experience/Big Break (UK), 1984. New Copy .... $14.99
A tight groover from The Gap Band – already past the "V" in their classic run of 80s albums, and still very might at the top of their game! The core trio work here with sweet production from Lonnie Simmons – a pairing that continues to set the group up above most of their ... read more CD

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Gap BandGap Band VII (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Total Experience/Big Break (UK), 1985. New Copy .... $14.99
Sweet electro funk from The Gap Band – a group who are still grooving strong here, hitting the best of their Total Experience modes! The trio's mighty tight throughout – and their familiar funk is augmented by some electro touches that definitely keep things fresh – and we mean ... read more CD

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Gap BandUltimate Collection ... CD
Hip-O, Late 70s/1980s/1990. Used .... $5.99
CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Taana GardnerTaana Gardner (with bonus Kenton Nix CD) ... CD
West End/Octave (Japan), 1979. New Copy 2 CDs .... $24.99
The only full length album cut by singer Taana Gardner – quite a surprise, given how much impact she had on the clubs with her 12" singles at the start of the 80s! The album's got Gardner as a much richer singer than you might expect – able to lay back on a mellow track as well as ... read more CD
Also available Taana Gardner (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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Taana GardnerTaana Gardner (with bonus tracks) ... CD
West End/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $14.99
The only full length album cut by singer Taana Gardner – quite a surprise, given how much impact she had on the clubs with her 12" singles at the start of the 80s! The album's got Gardner as a much richer singer than you might expect – able to lay back on a mellow track as well as ... read more CD
Also available Taana Gardner (with bonus Kenton Nix CD) ... CD 24.99

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GastonGaston ... CD
Chocolate Cholly's, 1982. Used .... $6.99
A mix of post disco soul sophistication and laidback funky numbers from Gaston – a welcome approach from the early 80s era – a time when too many contemporary soul acts moved towards a more overly polished vibe! Gaston's self-titled LP is just polished enough – with a bright ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Marvin GayeHere, My Dear ... CD
Motown, 1978. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
Wonderful stuff – and one of our favorite-ever Marvin Gaye albums! This is the legendary two-record set that Marvin wrote and recorded as an alimony payment to his ex-wife Anna Gordy (the story's pretty long, and we won't get into it here – suffice it to say that when stars get a ... read more CD

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Marvin GayeHow Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You ... CD
Tamla/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy .... $13.99
Plenty sweet stuff from Marvin Gaye – a killer 60s set that's best known for the hit title track, but which is a rock-solid record all the way through! The rhythms really hit that upbeat, hard-stepping sound that seems to dig even more deeply into Gaye's soul than in the early years – ... read more CD

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Marvin GayeI Want You ... CD
Motown, 1976. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
An incredible record – quite possibly our favorite ever by Marvin Gaye! The album is quite unique – written by Leon Ware, and recorded in collaboration with him – done as a "suite" of tracks based on themes of passion, joy, and new love – all of which were very ... read more CD
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I Want You ... LP 9.99
I Want You ... CD 4.99

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Marvin GayeI Want You ... CD
Tamla/Motown, 1976. Used .... $4.99
An incredible record – quite possibly our favorite ever by Marvin Gaye! The album is quite unique – written by Leon Ware, and recorded in collaboration with him – done as a "suite" of tracks based on themes of passion, joy, and new love – all of which were very ... read more CD
(Out of print. Motown Master Series pressing.)
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I Want You ... CD 4.99
I Want You ... LP 9.99

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Marvin GayeIn The Groove (aka I Heard It Through The Grapevine) ... CD
Tamla (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
Marvin's definitely in the groove on this set – cooking on all burners with a host of late 60s Motown hits – bad-stepping his way towards some of the more mature moments to come in the 70s! The album's probably best remembered for the cut "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" ... read more CD
Also available In The Groove (aka I Heard It Through The Grapevine) ... LP 12.99

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Marvin GayeLet's Get It On ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used .... $1.99
An amazing record that stunned the world almost as much as Marvin's previous effort, What's Going On. Like that one, this album's an amazingly unified batch of tracks – with a visionary message about sex and love that is as honest and bracing as the politics and social commentary of his ... read more CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
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Let's Get It On (expanded edition) ... CD 8.99
Let's Get It On (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99

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Marvin GayeLet's Get It On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1973. New Copy .... $8.99 9.98
An amazing record that stunned the world almost as much as Marvin's previous effort, What's Going On. Like that one, this album's an amazingly unified batch of tracks – with a visionary message about sex and love that is as honest and bracing as the politics and social commentary of his ... read more CD
Also available
Let's Get It On (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99
Let's Get It On ... CD 1.99

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Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye On Stage – Recorded Live ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the best of the 60s live sets from Motown – a sublime showcase for the talents of a young Marvin Gaye! There's a feel here that's a bit looser, and almost a bit rougher than some of Marvin's other records from the time – and there's almost a bit more force in his vocals than on ... read more CD

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Marvin GayeSoulful Moods Of Marvin Gaye ... CD
Tamla/Universal (Japan), 1961. New Copy .... $13.99
Amazing early work from Marvin Gaye – a set that's more jazz than soul, with a really unique sort of sound! Marvin's vocals are sublime, but in a completely different way than on his later hits – almost a bit broken at times, next to some very broken-down piano lines used in the album's ... read more CD

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Marvin GayeThat Stubborn Kinda Of Fellow ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... $13.99
Early genius from Marvin Gaye – a set that's one of his first biggest hit-making albums for Motown, and for good reason too! Gaye's really come a long way here in just a few short years – hitting hard on the album's title hit, with that trademark rasp that would only get stronger and ... read more CD

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Marvin GayeTrouble Man ... CD
Motown, 1972. New Copy .... $4.99 5.98
Marvin Marvin Marvin – just when we thought you couldn't impress us any more, you took it to the next level! Trouble Man is a heck of a wonderful surprise from an artist that most folks really only knew as a singer – a fantastically funky blacksploitation soundtrack, conceived and ... read more CD

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Marvin GayeWhat's Going On ... CD
Motown, 1971. Used .... $3.99
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working ... read more CD
(CRC pressing.)
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What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 4.99
What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 3.99
What's Going On (UK pressing) ... CD 6.99

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Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1971. New Copy .... $4.99 5.98
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working ... read more CD
Also available
What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 3.99
What's Going On ... CD 3.99
What's Going On (UK pressing) ... CD 6.99

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Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1971. Used .... $3.99
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working ... read more CD
Also available
What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 4.99
What's Going On ... CD 3.99
What's Going On (UK pressing) ... CD 6.99

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Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (UK pressing) ... CD
Motown, 1971. Used .... $6.99
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available
What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 4.99
What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 3.99
What's Going On ... CD 3.99

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellUnited ... CD
Tamla/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy .... $13.99
Fantastic soul duets between Marvin & Tammi Terrell – a landmark pair in 60s soul music, and easily one of the best male/female duos in pop music ever! Marvin and Tammi have a way of singing together that makes you feel like they're speaking the tunes, not singing them – a personal ... read more CD

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New Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellYou're All I Need/United ... CD
Motown, Late 60s. Used .... $9.99
2 classic albums of duets between Marvin & Tammi Terrell – a landmark pair in 60s soul music, and easily one of the best male/female duos in pop music ever! Marvin and Tammi have a way of singing together that makes you feel like they're speaking the tunes, not singing them – a ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Gloria GaynorGloria Gaynor's Park Avenue Sound (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Big Break (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $14.99
An overlooked groover from Gloria Gaynor – warm, wonderful, and filled with some great Philly touches! Sure, the record's got a Park Avenue address, but it's also got some great arrangements from Norman Harris, Jack Faith, and Ron Kersey – all of whom bring in a bit more warmth than on ... read more CD
 
 



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