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SpinnersOriginal Spinners ... LP
Motown, 1967. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Amazing early work from The Spinners – an early Motown record that's quite different than the more famous sound of the group recording in Philly with Atlantic Records in the 70s – done with an even stronger approach on the harmonies, at a level that really gets at the group's roots! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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SpinnersPick Of The Litter ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $1.99
Classic Philly Spinners – with Philippe Wynne on lead vocals, and Thom Bell arranging and producing with that hit sound he gave the group during the 70s! The record may not of given the band as many hits as some of the others, but it's got an excellent Philly sound – with backing by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the gatefold cover with intact die-cuts, a crease on the front panel, and an unglued seam.)

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SpinnersSpinners Live ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
A fascinating little record by The Spinners – and a real contrast to some of their other Atlantic albums! The set has them stepping out of the tightly controlled studio sound of their Philly albums – still working with Thom Bell on production, but doing so in a freer sort of live ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has some wear, a few creases, marker on front, and an unglued bottom seam.)

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SpinnersSuperstar Series – The Spinners ... LP
Motown, 1980. Very Good ... $3.99
While Motown was great at a lot of things, perhaps they were best at repackaging their catalog in a number of different ways. This set brings together a nice batch of the Spinners' great pre-Atlantic work for the label. Includes their classic "It's A Shame", which surprisingly isn't all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, a cutout imprint, and some wear.)

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Spirit Of AtlantaBurning Of Atlanta ... LP
Buddah, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Totally great – and a record you probably know nothing about! The album's one of the greatest ever to come out of the Hotlanta scene of the 70s – a tight batch of funk tracks with a heck of a lot of guitar. The set was produced by Tommy Stewart, of "Bump and Hustle" fame ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Burning Of Atlanta ... CD 28.99

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Stairsteps2nd Resurrection ... LP
Dark Horse, 1976. Very Good ... $16.99
A great later moment from the Five Stairsteps – served up by a mature version of the group, who are now all adults at the time of recording – and come together in a great new groove! The album's a modern soul treasure through and through – upbeat and a bit funky at times, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has two strips of tape along the top and bottom seams, a sticker and a few ink stamps.)

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Staple SingersChronicle ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Very Good ... $5.99
Classic work by one of the greatest gospel/soul groups ever! A very righteous vibe pervades, and the harmonies soar right out of church into the neighborhood – on tracks that include "Respect Yourself", "I'llTake You There", "Heavy Makes You Happy", "Oh La ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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New Staple SingersSwing Low ... LP
Vee Jay/Mississippi, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
Excellent early work from The Staple Singers – one of their first recordings, and an all-gospel album that's drenched in the same sort of soul that you'd hear on their big hits of later years – a key influence on the sound of the secular 60s, heard here in its best original format! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great heavy pressing – with bonus booklet of notes!)

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Staple SingersUncloudy Day ... LP
Vee Jay/Mississippi, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
Hard to imagine a cloud in the sky with music this brilliant – early work from The Staple Singers, done in a bluesy blend of gospel and roots – with some pretty soulful undercurrents too! Most numbers are virtually acapella – but have this wonderful guitar from Roebuck staples ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great vinyl pressing – with insert book too.)

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Staple SingersWe'll Get Over ... LP
Stax, 1969. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Perfect work from The Staple singers – a tight blend of gospel soul and Memphis funk, handled here with a tightness that avoids all the cliches of some of the group's later work! The group's hard vocal approach is very much in place on all tracks – raw but not careless, with great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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New Staple SingersWill The Circle Be Unbroken ... LP
Vee Jay/Mississippi, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
Possibly the closest thing to an early "hit" the Staple Singers ever had – an album that starts off with their classic rendition of "Will The Circle Be Unbroken", an instantly timeless tune penned by Roebuck Staples! The group's quite young at this point, and is a quintet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great reissue – with booklet of notes, too.)

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Mavis StaplesMavis Staples ... LP
Volt, 1969. Very Good- ... $14.99
Standout solo work from Mavis Staples – a set that really expands the Stax sound nicely with a bit of strings to sweeten up the groove! Steve Cropper's at the production helm, and there's still enough grit in the grooves to remind us we're down in Memphis – but the choice of tunes and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Volt pressing.)

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Mavis Staples/Curtis MayfieldPiece Of The Action ... LP
Curtom, 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the last great 70s soundtracks on Curtom Records – a smoking little set that pairs the music of Curtis Mayfield with the vocals of Mavis Staples! Curtis is very much in charge of the record from the start, and works in a hard-stepping and righteous mode that recalls his earlier work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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StarpointRestless ... LP
Elektra, 1985. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Starpoint's one of those groups that always seem to be working a notch or two above most of their 80s contemporaries – and even on this mid-decade set, they're still going strong – bouncing around in upbeat rhythms, catchy hooks, and well-balanced instrumentation. Renee Diggs' vocals ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Edwin StarrClean ... LP
20th Century, 1978. Very Good+ ... $0.99
A solid entry from Edwin Starr's late 70s comeback into the clubs – a set that's miles from his harder soul for Motown, but which still has some pretty great vocals overall! Edwin's working here with Lamont Dozier, who helps bring his Detroit groove into smoother California territory – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear and a light stain along the bottom.)

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Edwin StarrEdwin Starr ... LP
20th Century, 1977. Very Good ... $5.99
A late 70's record from Starr where he shows a softer side compared to his earlier more up-front vocal style. Just about all of the tracks are written by Starr and they include "Pretty Girl", "Ruby Begonia", "Eavesdropper", "I Just Wanna Do My Thing", "Mr ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a spot of residue for sticker removal & some light wear.)

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Edwin StarrHell Up In Harlem ... LP
Motown, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An excellent blacksploitation soundtrack – and every bit as funky as any of Willie Hutch's work for other Motown soundtracks at the time! Larry Mizell and Dennis Coffey help out on the instrumentation – giving the album an extra funky instrumental edge, one that takes it way past Edwin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: The label and the sleeve list the song "Don't It Feel Good To Be Free", but it's actually not on the reissue.)

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Starship OrchestraCelestial Sky ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Very Good ... $16.99
Massive massive work from Starship Orchestra – a trio of talents from the Norman Connors universe, but one who get some heavy help in the studio from arrangers Bobby Lyle, McKinley Jackson, and Jerry Peters! There's a real Aquarian Dream sound at play here – all the best energy of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp. Vinyl has a click on one track .)
Also available Celestial Sky ... CD 16.99

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Candi StatonHouse Of Love ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good ... $1.99
A perfect pairing of Candi Staton and producer Dave Crawford – that key southern soul talent who helped Candi and a few select others really step into the American soul mainstream at the end of the 70s! Candi's still got all the deep roots in her vocals – including that incredible ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear, and a piece of stuck on paper on the back.)

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New Billy StewartI Do Love You ... LP
Chess, Late 50s. Very Good ... $49.99
There's nobody like Billy Stewart at all – one of the first big overweight lovers in soul music, and still one of the best – and a godlike talent who was blessed with a voice that can still send us into raptures so many years later! Billy passed way to early to leave his mark in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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New Stone City BandIn N Out ... LP
Gordy, 1980. Very Good+ ... $1.99
More bass-heavy funk from Rick James' Stone City Band – working here on an album that was produced, arranged, and written by Rick – who also plays a lot of percussion on the set too! Titles include "In N Out", "Little Runaway", "Party Girls", "Strut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a creased corner.)

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Nolan Strong & The DiablosFortune Of Hits Vol 2 ... LP
Fortune, Late 50s. Sealed ... $16.99
Sublime Detroit doo wop from Nolan Strong & The Diablos – one of the key groups in the motor city before the big 60s Motown soul explosion! A dozen tracks are included in this second volume of mellow vocal group tunes, including "Adios My Deserty Love", "Baby Be Mine" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing, most likely from the 80s – in great shape!)

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Nolan StruckI Got Bills To Pay ... LP
Retta's Records, 1985. Near Mint- ... $0.99
A bluesy update on the older style of Nolan Struck – a singer with more of a pedigree in soul, but who'd made a move to a more down-home style by the time of this set. Production is a bit modern, but still pretty strong – and there's a nice focus on Nolan's vocals, which have a well-cra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain along the bottom, a few creases, and some pen on back.)

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StuffStuff It ... LP
Warner/Just Sunshine, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Late 70s soul fusion from masters of the groove – perhaps the best ever by the late 70s supergroup Stuff – featuring a core group that includes Cornell Dupree, Steve Gadd, Eric Gale, and Richard Tee! This time out the smooth sound is vibrantly top notch – all produced by Steve ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a few creases.)

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Style CouncilMy Ever Changing Moods ... LP
Geffen, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Say what you want, we love this album! When it came out, we were such big Jam fans that we could never forgive Paul Weller – but now, nearly 20 years later, we're stunned at how great some of the soul songs on the album are. Sure, you've got to throw away about half the tracks – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the original lyric sleeve.)

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StylisticsHurry Up This Way Again ... LP
TSOP, 1980. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A huge change from the early sound of The Stylistics – as the group have moved to Philly International, and are really shining in the light of the Gamble & Huff galaxy! The album's got a lot more grooves than before, but still offers up plenty of space for the trademark mellow ballads ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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StylisticsLion Sleeps Tonight ... LP
Dash, 1979. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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StylisticsRockin' Roll Baby ... LP
Avco, 1973. Very Good+ ... $2.99
The third album by The Stylistics – and a set that's still very much in the high-harmony territory of their first two classics! Thom Bell's still very firmly on deck this time around – arranging, producing, and writing a good deal of the material too – and the Sigma Sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: cover has staining & peeling along the top seam.)

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StylisticsStylistics ... LP
Avco, 1971. Good+ ... $6.99
A masterpiece of harmony soul – one of THE all-time greats of the genre, and a lasting treasure from The Stylistics! The album really took vocal soul to a whole new level for the 70s – pushing from the sometimes fragile ballad style of the late 60s into a smoother, more mature sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, some stains, an unglued bottom seam, a center split on the spine, and a bit of pen.)

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StylisticsThank You Baby ... LP
H&L, 1975. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Maybe one of the last early "classic" albums from The Stylistics – a record that still preserves the fragile harmonies of their best work at moments, and avoids most of the pitfalls of their late 70s mis-steps! Van McCoy handled arrangements here – and he's mostly in a mode ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a crease on one corner.)

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StylisticsWonder Woman ... LP
H&L, 1977. Near Mint- ... $2.99
The Stylistics work their way through a nice batch of material by Hugo & Luigi. The sound's not entirely the same as their earlier work with Thom Bell, but there's some very nice moments – thanks to good arrangements by Horace Ott. Titles include "Wonder Woman", "Good ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New StylisticsYou Are Beautiful ... LP
Avco, 1975. Very Good ... $0.99
A mid 70s album from the Stylistics which is not a great one but is has some moments. Some of the song titles are just plain goofy – "Funky Weekend", "The Day The Clown Came To Town" and "To Save My Rock 'N' Roll Soul" but there are a couple of nice slower tempo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New SugarfootSugar Kiss ... LP
Warner, 1985. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Bass-heavy 80s funk from the days when Roger Troutman was practically running the soul department at Warner Brothers! Sugarfoot plays guitar and sings on the set – working with an all star group of Zapp-related players, and grooving in a very Zapp-styled sound. Roger produced, Larry's all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New SunDestination Sun ... LP
Capitol, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Massive work from Sun – a large ensemble funk group who somehow managed to groove with the grace of a small combo! The album's got a sweetly compressed sound that's really setting the stage for 80s groove – lots of sweet keyboard and bass licks dancing around each other in a style that' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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SunEclipse ... LP
Air, 1984. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Post-Capitol work from Sun, but still in a very similar groove – bumping nicely on the bottom with lots of funky basslines – and definitely still in that Ohio groove of the early 80s! The sound's almost a bit more indie than before – quite a surprise for a group with so many ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sunday's ChildSunday's Child ... LP
Sunnyside/Reprise, 1970. Very Good- ... $6.99
A pretty great trio of female vocalists – taking that 60s Motown sound into a deeper vein, like the work of the Sweet Inspirations for Atlantic during the same time. The album's got a nice rootsy sound – despite its LA roots – and the girls alternate between singing harmonies and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear, a large tracklist sticker on the front, an ink stamp, a couple of light stains, and small splits on the bottom seam and spine.)

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SunrizeUSA Live ... LP
Salisbury Laboratories, Mid/Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(White vinyl pressing.)

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New SuperlifeGo Bananas (2 x 12 inch set) ... LP
Peoples Potential, 1982. Near Mint- 2LP (reissue)... $14.99
Very early techno from the Detroit scene – an amazing track that's expanded here by a number of different versions! The original is incredible – a Juan Atkins-inspired bit of dark dancefloor, with a spare sound and bassy depth that definitely goes way beyond anything Cybotron ever ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label pressing in a stickered sleeve.)

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SupremesSupremes A Go Go ... LP
Motown, 1966. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
One of the biggest charting LPs by The Supremes – and one of the best, too! The girls are opening it up a bit here – getting in on some of The Miracles Go Go action of the period, and laying down tunes that have a bit more of a northern groove to them – relying a bit more on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove pressing. Cover has some staining and wrinkling along part of the bottom.)

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SupremesSupremes At Their Best ... LP
Motown, Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch, hole, and smudged marker on front.)

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SupremesWhere Did Our Love Go (Natural Resources) ... LP
Motown, 1964. Very Good+ (reissue)... $3.99
About as classic as you can get for the early Supremes – a set that has the group really hitting hard on all levels, thanks to production from the team of Holland-Dozier-Holland, plus a bit of help from Smokey Robinson – all of whom really help push the Supremes out of simple girl group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s pressing.)

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New Al B SureIn Effect Mode ... LP
Warner, 1988. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Swamp DoggCuffed, Collared & Tagged ... LP
Cream, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An unusual session recorded by Swamp Dogg for Hi Records at the start of the 70s – a bit more polished and less full-on nasty than some of the usual Dogg grooves from the 70s, but still with plenty of that heavy Jerry Williams groove at the bottom! The album's got a nice tightness that we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a radio station tracklist sticker.)
Also available Cuffed, Collared & Tagged (with download) ... LP 11.99

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Swamp DoggCuffed, Collared & Tagged (with download) ... LP
Cream/Fat Possum, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 15.99
An unusual session recorded by Swamp Dogg for Hi Records at the start of the 70s – a bit more polished and less full-on nasty than some of the usual Dogg grooves from the 70s, but still with plenty of that heavy Jerry Williams groove at the bottom! The album's got a nice tightness that we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes MP3 download.)
Also available Cuffed, Collared & Tagged ... LP 11.99

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Sweat BandSweat Band ... LP
Uncle Jam/CBS, 1980. Very Good ... $6.99
A tasty bit of late P-Funk! The album was recorded in 1980, on the wane of the main P-Funk groups – and it features Bootsy and Fred Wesley teaming up on the arrangements, in a set of bass-heavy, mostly instrumental tracks that groove hard like the best early work by Zapp! There's a great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Sweet Charles (aka Charles Sherell)For Sweet People From Sweet Charles ... LP
People, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A supremely fantastic album, and one that's always woefully overlooked in discussions of James Brown's incredible People label! Sweet Charles, Charles Sherell, was a great lost soul vocalist who had a voice that was warm and mellow, with a sweetness that was often missing from James' singing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available For Sweet People From Sweet Charles ... CD 22.99

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Sweet InspirationsSweets For My Sweet ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Wonderful soul by one of the best female groups of the 60s! The Sweet Inspirations work here in a southern-tinged style similar to their classic backing work for Aretha Franklin – a sound that was already great behind Aretha, but which is even better here on its own – warm, spiritual, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo. Cover has promo stickers on front.)

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Swing Out SisterIt's Better To Travel ... LP
Mercury, 1987. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A surprisingly great guilty pleasure from the 80s – the first album from Swing Out Sister, recorded when all the excitement of the UK post punk scene had just about faded, and most of the groups had left their exciting early roots behind. Enter these guys, picking up the last shreds of jazzy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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SwitchSwitch ... LP
Gordy, 1978. Very Good ... $2.99
A seminal bit of seventies soul from Switch, and a record that really helped set the tone for countless others to come in the 80s – no surprise, given that the group's got members from both the DeBarge and Ingram families! There's a warmth here that few others can match – an earnest, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Switch (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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SwitchSwitch V ... LP
Gordy, 1981. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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New Foster SylversFoster Sylvers (Pride LP) ... LP
Pride, 1973. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
How old was Foster Sylvers when he cut this record? Seven? Eight? Whatever the case, the little tyke forever changed the face of funky music with the incredible cut "Misdemeanor" – one of those chunky funky numbers that sounds like nothing else we've ever heard, and which has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit on one track. Cover has some wear and a cutout notch. Label has a peeled mark from sticker removal.)
Also available Foster Sylvers (Pride LP – with bonus track) ... CD 12.99

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SylversSylvers ... LP
Pride, 1972. Very Good+ ... $44.99
The first album by The Sylvers – a hard soulful band made up of youngsters from LA, but who had a lot more going on than some of the other kiddie-soul bands of the early 70s! The group's a sextet at this point, with four male voices and two female ones – coming across as a sweet blend ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some splitting on the spine.)

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SyreetaSyreeta ... LP
MoWest, 1972. Very Good- ... $29.99
One of our favorite soul records of the 70s – and one of the most unique albums ever cut by Motown, too! The lovely Syreeta steps out here with key studio help from then-partner Stevie Wonder – who makes things even more righteous and more cosmic than on any of his own 70s material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, some seam splitting, masking tape on the top seam, and some wear.)

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Tabou ComboTour Du Monde ... LP
Tabou Combo, 1981. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Cover has some marker on front and a small center split on the spine.)

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New Taste Of HoneyTaste Of Honey ... LP
Capitol, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Probably the most successful album the Mizell Brothers ever produced, and a fine set of uptempo groovers from this female soul duet! There's some nice jazzy moments underneath the catchy lyrics, and in a way, the album's style is sort of a blueprint for the sound that would emerge over the next ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small mark from sticker removal.)

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TavaresLove Storm ... LP
Capitol, 1977. Sealed Gatefold ... $3.99
A definite love storm from Tavares – a set that has the group's vocal approach honed to perfection – really soaring high with some sweet clubby arrangements from Freddie Perren! The album came at a time when the group was riding high on mainstream disco fame – but it's hardly a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing – with "includes" sticker. Cover has a cutout hole in one corner.)

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New Bobby Taylor & The VancouversBobby Taylor & The Vancouvers ... LP
Gordy, 1968. Very Good ... $34.99
One of the best records Motown ever put out, and a killer soul record that's far better than any of Bobby Taylor's other LPs. The record has a classic northern soul groove played by The Vancouvers, Bobby's tight little integrated soul band – and the record just drips with soul and emotion! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label Gordy pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear, aging, a cutout hole, and a small split on the spine.)

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New Johnnie TaylorRated Extraordinaire ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Our favorite album ever from Johnnie Taylor – an incredible set from the late 70s that really has Taylor reinventing his sound – and coming across as a great talent for a mellow groove! The album has a wonderful smooth soul vibe all the way through – and starts with the classic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cut corner and a few creases.)
Also available Rated Extraordinaire (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 23.99

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Little Johnny TaylorLittle Johnny Taylor ... LP
Galaxy, 1963. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An excellent album of bluesy soul by Little Johnny Taylor – not to be confused with Johnnie Taylor, who later sang for Stax! This Johnny's got a style that's a bit bluesier, set up here in some nice larger arrangements that make the album feel like some of Bobby Blue Bland's best work for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice Ace label reissue – long out of print!)

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New Willie TeeAnticipation ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Mid 70's album of funky soul tracks cut by ex-Gator Willie Tee, with a number of other members of the Gators, for United Artists. Don't go thinking that it's raw New Orleans soul, though, because the sound is a lot more polished, with more of a 70's modern groove to it. Willie's still got some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Teen QueensEddie My Love ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $29.99
The Teen Queens were a hip R&B duo who deserve a lot more credit than their silly name might make you think. They had a style that was part raw R&B, and part 60s girl group, years before the girl group format was around long enough to become a cliche! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, with deep groove. Vinyl is nice overall, but has some bumps in the pressing – which creates the occasional low end tic when playing. Cover has a split bottom seam, a partially split spine, and some stains on the back.)

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New Temptations1990 ... LP
Gordy, 1973. Very Good- ... $2.99
One of the last totally righteous albums by the Temptations – recorded at the end of their progressive run at Motown, and done with some really hard-hitting tunes and production from Norman Whitfield! Tracks step off with that beautiful mix of badass soul, heavy production, and soaring ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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New TemptationsAnthology ... LP
Motown, Mid 60s/Early 70s. Very Good 3LP Gatefold ... $6.99
Another one of those overstuffed Motown 70s Anthologies – this time featuring 3LPs worth of Temptations classics, with tracks recorded between 1964 and 1972. The album follows the group right up to their move to ABC, and includes classics like "Cloud Nine", "Just My ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a peeled spot on front, and some splitting on the spine.)

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TemptationsBare Back ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
The Temptations on Atlantic Records – sounding different than their Motown years, and still pretty darn great! The group's got some wonderful help here from the team of Brian and Eddie Holland – still very much in fine fine form, and coming up with some backings that have a warm modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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TemptationsCloud Nine ... LP
Gordy, 1969. Very Good ... $5.99
A masterpiece in psychedelic soul from The Temptations – perhaps the most perfectly realized album from their years working with Norman Whitfield! The set's awash in that bottom-heavy, rumbling funk mode that Whitfield brought to the group at the end of the 60s – served up in bold ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label Gordy pressing. Side 2 has a mark that clicks on tracks one through three. Cover has some wear, small splits on the spine and bottom seam, and a bit of pen on the front.)
Also available Cloud Nine ... CD 4.99

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TemptationsPuzzle People ... LP
Gordy, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A classic set of psychedelic soul from this fantastic 60s group! The record is one of the groundbreaking albums the Temps cut with producer Norman Whitfield – and it's a landmark session that perfectly showcases what Whitfield's full-on, guitar-heavy, bassy-bottom style could do for the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TemptationsSky's The Limit ... LP
Gordy, 1971. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Sublime work from the Temptations – still recording here with Norman Whitfield, who's really opening up his bag on most of the record – and taking the group into expansive territory that was barely hinted at in their early work! The album's got some incredible tracks in the Whitfield ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sky's The Limit ... CD 13.99

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TemptationsSolid Rock ... LP
Gordy, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... $14.99
A masterful album of righteous trippy soul – recorded during the height of the Temptations' strong association with Norman Whitfield! The record has more than a few political/social conscience songs – like "Take A Look Around", "Stop The War Now", and "Superstar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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TemptationsTemptin Temptations ... LP
Motown, 1965. Very Good- ... $6.99
Classic early Temptations – a wonderful little record produced by Smokey Robinson with a sweet group finish! The harmonies are impeccable, and the sound is perfect Motown – tight and classy, but with enough rough edges to keep things soulful at the best parts – and there's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Gordy pressing, with deep groove. Cover has some wear, discoloration due to age, some stains, a partially split bottom seam, and some pen in one corner.)
Also available Temptin Temptations ... CD 5.99

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New Tony TerryForever Yours ... LP
Epic, 1987. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp, some wear, the remnants of a sticker, and a few stains.)

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Joe TexBest Of Joe Tex (80s Atlantic pressing) ... LP
Atlantic/Dial, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Southern soul from one of the all-time greats – the incredible Joe Tex, a singer like no other! The set brings together 12 of Joe's classic tunes recorded during the Dial/Atlantic years – tracks that really helped define the soul sound of the south, and which blended together soul and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Joe TexBumps & Bruises ... LP
Epic, 1977. Very Good ... $3.99
Joe Tex bumps with the best of his contemporaries in the 70s – but at a level that still holds onto all the warmth and humanity of his earlier recordings too! There's definitely a bit of a dancefloor groove to the record, but it never dampens the spirit in Joe's vocals – and in a way, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Joe TexI Gotcha ... LP
Dial, 1972. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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

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Joe TexLive & Lively ... LP
Atlantic, 1968. Very Good ... $9.99
A tasty live set, with a smoking raw groove that you don't always get on Joe's studio albums! The crowd really goes wild for Joe – and with only some small group backing behind him, he's got nothing left to do but go over the top with his vocals! As proof of that, the record includes the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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TheresaBroken Puzzle ... LP
King Jay, 1987. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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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 ... $7.99
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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New Carla ThomasCarla ... LP
Stax, 1966. Very Good- ... $19.99
Carla Thomas' second album for Stax – one of the classiest Memphis albums of the 60s, and a record that has Carla serving up some great Memphis originals, alongside a few other bluesy classics that are given a more sophisticated approach! Original tracks are by the Isaac Hayes & David ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original light blue label pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on Side 2. Cover has some wear.)

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Carla ThomasLove Means ... LP
Stax, 1968. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Carla's grown up from her little girl years – singing in a mature style that has none of the "Gee Whiz" of earlier days. The production is sophisticated southern, with arrangements by Marvell Thomas and Johnny Allen – and a righteous sound that's more in keeping with the new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker on one corner and remnants of clear tape on front.)

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Lillo ThomasLillo ... LP
Capitol, 1987. Near Mint- ... $4.99
9 songs in all, including "I'm In Love", "Her Love", "That Guy (Could Have Been Me)", "Sexy Girl", "Downtown", and "Put Your Foot Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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New 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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New 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

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TJMTJM ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)
Also available TJM (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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New Tom Tom ClubTom Tom Club ... LP
Sire, 1981. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The first album by The Tom Tom Club – the strange little offshoot of the Talking Heads that featured Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz – and one of the most influential records of the early 80s in both the mainstream and the avant pop underground! Legendary status aside, the album a weird ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Label has some pen.)

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Tower Of PowerPower ... LP
Cypress, 1987. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch and a few creases.)

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Carol Townes & Fifth AvenueCarol Townes & Fifth Avenue ... LP
RCA/Sixth Avenue, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A really wonderful bit of group soul from the 70s – the debut effort from a quintet who'd worked hawking goods on TV at the time, but who are getting some tight production here from Lou Courtney – who pushes the album into much hipper territory than you might expect. Carol's in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Townsend,Townsend,Townsend & RogersTownsend,Townsend,Townsend & Rogers ... LP
Chocolate City, 1979. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Ed Townsend, the great soul composer and producer responsible for many big hits over the years, put together this album with some younger generation family members and an outside ringer. The result is a great album of modern group soul with a cool mellow soul vibe that's similar to some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Jeanie TracyMe & You ... LP
Fantasy, 1982. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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TrammpsDisco Inferno ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Very Good+ ... $0.99
A landmark album from The Trammps – and a record that broke the group firmly out of the Philly ghetto, yet still carried all the best touches of the Sigma scene! Sure, the title track was a super-huge hit – thanks to a plug in Saturday Night Fever – but the record itself is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of light wear & a cutout notch.)

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New TrammpsLegendary Zing Album ... LP
Buddah, 1975. Very Good+ ... $5.99
The first full album cut by The Trammps – and a landmark bit of Philly club sounds! The group had already been grooving the burgeoning east coast disco scene for years, which is why the album's called The Legendary Zing Album (the group's version of "Zing Went The Strings Of My ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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New TrammpsTrammps III ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Very Good ... $1.99
Not the group's most famous work, but a really strong batch of Philly soul tracks – with production and arrangements by Ron Baker and Norman Harris, in a blinding Sigma Sound mode that shows that the Philly Groove could still be kicking it large in the late 70s. Our favorite track, though, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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TribeEthnic Stew ... LP
ABC, 1974. Very Good ... $9.99
A great bit of funk from this obscure 70s combo – the first of their many good albums, and with a sound that's rougher and rawer than the others. The band's grooving in a pretty slow mode here – without the uptempo club tracks of later years – and they've got a style that's a mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has a small split on the top seam.)

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New Trouble FunkDrop The Bomb ... LP
Sugar Hill, 1982. Very Good ... $5.99
Probably the best album ever cut by this DC funk group that defined the Go Go sound of the early 80s! The record features tracks that are a bit tighter than usual, with some nice heavy moments, and the occasional nice drumbreak. Titles include "Pump Me Up", "Drop The Bomb", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & a cutout hole.)

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Trouble FunkStraight Up Funk Go Go Style – Trouble Funk Live ... LP
JAMTU, 1981. Very Good- 2LP ... $9.99
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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True ReflectionWhere I'm Coming From ... LP
Atco, 1973. Near Mint- ... $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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of light wear.)
Also available Where I'm Coming From (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 19.99

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TruthComing Home ... LP
Mirus, 1980. Sealed ... $7.99
Sweet vocals, great grooves, and a wonderful overlooked album, a real heavy hitter that stands with some of the best major label soul of the time! Truth are the duo of Leo Green and Larry Hancock – both singers with a talent for hitting notes that are sometimes sweet, sometimes jazzy, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TS MonkHouse Of Music ... LP
Mirage/Atlantic, 1980. Very Good+ ... $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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Ike & Tina TurnerGreatest Hits Of Ike & Tina Turner ... LP
Sue, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $48.99
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 TurnerRiver Deep – Mountain High ... LP
A&M, 1966. Very Good ... $11.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing. Cover has some wear along the top seam, but looks great otherwise.)
Also available River Deep – Mountain High ... CD 7.99
 
 



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