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New TavaresBest Of Tavares ... LP
Capitol, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
One of Capitol's biggest soul bands of the 70s – and a strong sweet group who made the shift from mellow soul to the disco years. The set kicks off with the band's massive "Heaven Must Be Missing An Angel", but we prefer their mellower stuff – like their sublime version of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New TavaresMadam Butterfly ... LP
Capitol, 1978. Very Good+ ... $3.99
An incredible album from Tavares – every bit as great on the uptempo end, as you'd expect from their bigger hits, as it is on the sweeter ballad tracks – which step out here as a tremendous surprise! The set was crafted with help from Philly maestro Bobby Martin – and begins with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Madam Butterfly ... CD 16.99

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Johnnie TaylorShe's Killing Me ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good- ... $2.99
An obscure 7 track EP from Johnnie Taylor – almost a 12" single, but with more than enough going on to make us think of it as a full album! Johnnie's in prime Columbia Records form here – and the tunes are a mix of the "Disco Lady" style of his earlier hit for the label, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a few names written in pen and an unglued top seam. Labels have names in pen.)

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Little Johnny TaylorLittle Johnny Taylor ... LP
Galaxy, 1963. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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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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 ... $3.99
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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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+ ... $1.99
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 ... $4.99
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. Cover has some wear.)
Also available Cloud Nine ... CD 4.99

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New TemptationsHear To Tempt You ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Sealed ... $2.99
A goofy title, but a great little record – one that pairs the sublime vocals of The Temptations with the Philly groove production trio of Ron Baker, Norman Harris, and Earl Young! The move to Philly wasn't an unusual one for most groups of the 70s – but it works especially well here, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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TemptationsPsychedelic Shack (Pickwick) ... LP
Gordy/Pickwick, 1970. Very Good ... $4.99
A late 60s Motown classic – with a deep heavy soul sound that mixed psychedelic elements into a rolling righteous groove – with a style that was perfect for the political tenor of the times! The formula worked extremely well for The Temps, and shifted them from being just a regular ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a sticker, and some seam splitting.)

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New TemptationsSky's The Limit ... LP
Gordy, 1971. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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 ... $9.99
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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New TemptationsSurface Thrills ... LP
Gordy, 1983. Near Mint- ... $2.99
An unusual set of 80s grooves from The Temptations – a record that still has the group at the top of their vocal powers, but which also changes up the sound of the rhythms a bit! There's more beats and keyboard lines than before – production that definitely shows the date of the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New TemptationsWish It Would Rain ... LP
Gordy, 1968. Very Good- ... $5.99
A pivotal moment for The Temptations – a set that has the group hitting even more of a deep soul sound than before – at a level that really sets them apart from some of the other groups on Motown at the time! There's a richer, fuller sound going on here – as the group work with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label Gordy pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear, some aging, and a partially split spine.)

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

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

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TheresaBroken Puzzle ... LP
King Jay, 1987. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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Carla ThomasBest Of Carla Thomas ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good ... $5.99
A great collection that features 14 of Carla's early hits for Stax – repackaged and remastered by Atlantic for this end of the 60s collection. The tracks run the gamut from sweet and youthful to harder soul material – and the album features 2 tracks recorded with Otis Redding, "Lov ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label pressing.)

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

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New Rufus ThomasDid You Heard Me? ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Sealed ... $39.99
One of the best funky LPs by Rufus Thomas – recorded in the early 70s with backing by The Movement and The Bar Kays, and with a good raw Stax sound on most cuts! Rufus is certainly in the "funky ___" mode here – doing a formulaic approach to funk that has him taking a theme ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front.)

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New Rufus ThomasI Ain't Getting Older, I'm Getting Better ... LP
AVI, 1978. Sealed ... $49.99
Well, we might argue with the title – but the record's actually a pretty nice batch of funky tracks, albeit with a sound that's different than Rufus' Stax recordings. On this one, he gets kind of a clubby funk treatment from AVI – but the record's less disco than you'd expect from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a torn corner. Cover has a crease on one corner.)

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

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

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

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

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New Tony Toni ToneWho? ... LP
Wing, 1988. Very Good+ ... $2.99
The first LP from Tony Toni Tone – and a landmark in crossover R&B! The set is a great one throughout – tightly produced, but with a sense of charm that seemed to be missing at the time from other groups – especially male groups who got a bit blown off course during the quiet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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New Allen ToussaintMotion ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A bit of a change for Allen Toussaint – the kind of an album that makes good use of all the connections he was making during the early 70s, when he was becoming the darling of the Warner Brothers scene in LA. Overall, Allen's getting pretty smooth by this point – so smooth that even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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

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

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Jeanie TracyMe & You ... LP
Fantasy, 1982. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Trouble FunkStraight Up Funk Go Go Style – Trouble Funk Live ... LP
JAMTU, 1981. Very Good- 2LP ... $6.99
This may pass for straight up funk in DC, but to us it's a mad percolating Go Go jam, and that's nothing to complain about. T Funk lets loose with batteries of drum rolls, clattering Go Go percussion, heavy bass and space age synthesizer. The bombs get dropped non stop on this bouncing live set, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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

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New Ike & Tina TurnerCome Together ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... $9.99
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(Shrinwrap has a hole in front. Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Ike & Tina TurnerFeel Good ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Sealed ... $8.99
Feel Good is a tight little set that shows Ike Turner sitting equally on the fence between funk and rock – sometimes kickin into the kind of tightly snapping rhythms heard on his best late 60s work, at other points strutting into more of a guitar-based groove that he was using for the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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New Ike & Tina TurnerGet It - Get It! ... LP
Pickwick, 1972. Sealed ... $8.99
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(Cover has a small crease on one corner.)

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

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New Ike & Tina TurnerHer Man – His Woman ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Hard heavy stuff from Ike & Tina – very much in their earlier style, with perhaps a bit of bluesiness thrown into the mix. Tina's on vocals on most cuts – and titles include "I Can't Believe", "Get It Get It", "Strange", "My Babe", "Roost ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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New Ike & Tina TurnerIke & Tina's Greatest Hits (Unart) ... LP
Unart, 1967. Very Good ... $3.99
Titles include "A Fool In Love", "Tra La La", "It's Gonna Work Out Fine", "Mind In A Whirl", "I Idolize You", "Letter From Tina", "Good Good Lovin", and "Mojo Queen". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Ike & Tina TurnerNuff Said ... LP
United Artists, 1971. Sealed Gatefold ... $9.99
One of their last together, and a record that's very much in the hit Ike & Tina style! Lots of hard heavy guitar, pounding drums, and raw heavy soul vocals from Tina. Tracks include "Baby", "Sweet Flustrations", "I Love What You Do To Me", "Tell The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some tears. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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

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Tina TurnerBreak Every Rule ... LP
Capitol, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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New Tina TurnerPrivate Dancer ... LP
Capitol, 1983. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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TymesBiggest Hits ... LP
Wyncote, 1964. Very Good+ ... $7.99
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(Mono pressing. Cover has some wear, a piece of clear tape on the spine, and some discoloration from age.)

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

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

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

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UnityUnity ... LP
United Artists, 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Obscure modern soul album on United Artists, with a strong sound that's heading towards an 80s groove, but which also has elements of Luther's work during the late 70s. The group features two male and one female singer – and the overally vocal approach is solos on the verses, and harmony on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & some light wear.)

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

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Phil UpchurchLovin' Feeling ... LP
Blue Thumb, 1973. Very Good- Gatefold ... $6.99
One of Phil Upchurch's best records – and one that's a no-nonsense batch of funky instrumentals that feature some really great guitar! Phil's dropped the Hendrix fuzz of some of his Cadet sides of the late 60s – and instead, he's working in a stretched-out chromatic mode that has bits ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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

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New Phil Upchurch & Tennyson StephensUpchurch & Tennyson ... LP
Kudu, 1975. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most soulful albums ever recorded for the Kudu label – and one of the few full LP releases to feature vocal work by Chicago soul singer Tennyson Stephens! Tennyson's working here with Phil Upchurch, the legendary Chicago guitar player whose talents graced countless soul, jazz, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover paste-on is partially unglued.)

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

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New Valentine BrothersFirst Take ... LP
Bridge, 1982. Very Good ... $4.99
Easily the greatest album ever from brothers John and Billy Valentine – a seminal 80s groove classic, produced with a sweet jazzy touch from keyboardist Bobby Lyle! The record's a real standout from the time – a solid soul effort that still manages strong dancefloor appeal – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click on one track.)

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

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New Luther VandrossBest Of Luther Vandross – Best Of Love ... LP
Epic, 1970s/1989. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
Deluxe 2 LP set of most of Luther's classics from the 80's – with tracks like "If This World Were Mine", "The Glow Of Love", "Promise Me", "So Amazing", "There's Nothing Better Than Love", "Love Won't Let Me Wait", and "Here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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

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New Gino VannelliBlack Cars ... LP
HME, 1978. Very Good+ ... $3.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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VariationsWoman's Blues (plus download) ... LP
Funky Delicacies, 1975. Sealed (reissue)... $13.99
A mid 70s Bay Area soul treasure by The Variations – with lone female vocalist Samaki given a more prominent presence – and it's the funkiest album the group ever cut! The Variations put out a few really strong albums in the 70s, and they work on various levels. The harmonies are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Woman's Blues (plus download) ... LP 16.99

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Charles VealOnly The Best ... LP
Capitol, 1980. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Although we don't know much about Charles Veal, this LP's a nice batch of modern soul tracks with the same sort of jazzy tinge that a lot of the Capitol soul LPs had at the time (and like you'd find on the Capitol Rare compilation). The band has a lot of nice jazzy players in it, and Veal's voice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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VibrationsTaking A New Step ... LP
Mandala, 1972. Very Good+ ... $49.99
A great album by The Vibrations – the group who's best known for their 60s Northern Soul tunes, but who really shine in this obscure 70s session! The sound here is quite different than any of the group's other albums – a mixture of 70s funk and harmony styles, done with a more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover some light peeling near the bottom, which has been oddly shaded in so that you might miss it – then taped with clear tape. Cover also has a promo stam and cutout hole.)

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VocaltonesOur Version Of Love ... LP
Apollo/Relic, Early 50s. Sealed ... $7.99
Rare Apollo Records work from one of the more obscure New York groups of the 50s – with a few alternate takes, and two tracks with female singer Brenda Lee on the lead! LP, Vinyl record album

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VolumesVolumes ... LP
Chex/Relic, Early 60s. Sealed ... $8.99
A collection of singles from The Volumes, a male harmony group from Detroit. Tracks include "I Love You", "County Jail", "Bells", "Come Back To My Heart", "Dreams", "La La La Song", "Roly Poly", and "Angel". LP, Vinyl record album

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Narada Michael WaldenDance Of Life ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
One of Narada Michael Walden's tighter records of the 70s – a tight batch of soul tracks that steps off of his spiritual roots into a sound that points the way towards 80s groove! Narada's on piano and percussion, as well as vocals – and the rest of the group grooves heavily in a mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and a tracklist sticker.)

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New Narada Michael WaldenI Cry, I Smile ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Very Good+ ... $2.99
One of Narada Michael Walden's best albums from the late 70s – a sweet blend of jazz funk and soul, done with a slightly spiritual sound, and lots of nice touches on keyboards! Walden's a bit subtler than some of his contemporaries, but that makes for a album that opens itself up more and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch & some light wear.)

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New Hysear Don WalkerComplete Expressions ... LP
Brunswick, 1970. Near Mint- (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark album of electric piano grooves from Hysear Don Walker – the keyboardist on some of Young-Holt Unlimited's best albums! This album's much more in a jazz vein than some of the Young-Holt titles – with Walker playing electric keys on slower funky numbers that burn along at a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Jr WalkerA Gassssssssss ... LP
SOUL, 1970. Very Good ... $1.99
Rawer stuff than some of Jr's earlier work for Motown, but still with the band's hard driving sound firmly in place, and plenty of nice tenor solos from the man himself! Includes the usual mix of Motown covers and original material – and titles include "I Was Made To Love Her", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & some light wear.)

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New Jr Walker & The All StarsWhat Does It Take To Win Your Love ... LP
SOUL, 1969. Very Good ... $3.99
Hard honking sax from Jr and crew – wailing away in the uptempo northern mode that always made them a bit hit on the dancefloor. The LP includes their big single "What Does It Take To Win Your Love", plus strong originals like "Sweet Soul", "Ame Cherie (Soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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WarAll Day Music ... LP
United Artists, 1971. Very Good ... $4.99
One of their great early ones – when the band's trademark Chicano funk sound was still hard and raw! Includes the classic "Slipping Into Darkness", with some great jazzy changes that still hold up extremely well. We put this on the other night and trippe dout a bit on how dope ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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WarBest Of The Music Band ... LP
MCA, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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WarDeliver The Word ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Sealed ... $9.99
An excellent album of funky tracks from War – perhaps a bit overlooked next to their classic albums with soul hits, but a really sophisticated batch of tracks that shows the band growing and growing even more over the years! The record's got a killer style that mixes jazz funk with a freer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original die-cut cover. Shrink has a few hype stickers. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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WarPlatinum Jazz ... LP
Blue Note, 1977. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
A repackaging of tracks put together in the late 70s, collecting some of War's "jazzier" moments. Although it was War's more succinct, funkier numbers and singles that we dug most about the band at first, it's these numbers where the group opens up a bit more that they really shine, if ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and some light stains.)

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WarWorld Is A Ghetto ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Very Good ... $9.99
A monster from start to finish – not only the greatest album from War, but maybe one of the greatest mainstream funk albums of all time! The set's got a really unique groove – one that so many others tried to copy, but which was forged here first – in a wicked LA blend of Chicano ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)
Also available World Is A Ghetto ... CD 4.99

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Anita WardSweet Surrender ... LP
Juana, 1979. Sealed ... $2.99
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New Warp 9Fade In Fade Out ... LP
Motown, 1985. Very Good+ ... $1.99
8 cuts total, including "Skips A Beat", "Dirty Looks", "Big Fun", "The Cutting Edge", and "King Of Hearts". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp & some light wear.)

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Dionne WarwickAnyone Who Had A Heart ... LP
Scepter, 1963. Very Good ... $2.99
Can 60s pop get any better than this? It's hard to think so – given the near-perfect sound of this album, and its unique blend of soul, vocal, and mainstream modes! The album's only the second in the career of Dionne Warwick, but she's already at the top of her game – singing with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, with a small cutout imprint in one corner.)
Also available Anyone Who Had A Heart (Japanese paper sleeve edition – mono & stereo mixes) ... CD 22.99

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Dionne WarwickFriends In Love ... LP
Arista, 1982. Very Good+ ... $0.99
An Arista groover from Dionne Warwick! Here she's working in warm, mature territory – a sound that's a bit more like the vibe she explored on her late 70s records – a maturing past the original Bacharach years, with an all-adult style that really works with her voice. Titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Dionne WarwickHot Live & Otherwise ... LP
Arista, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP ... $1.99
Great early 80s work from Dionne Warwick – mostly recorded live, with a slightly looser feel than some of her studio sets of the time! The double-length set features three sides live, and an additional set of studio material – and the live tracks are possibly the greatest in the bunch ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, a hype sticker, and some light wear.)

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Dionne WarwickSings Cole Porter ... LP
Arista, 1990. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Dionne WarwickWindows Of The World ... LP
Scepter, 1967. Very Good- ... $1.99
Seminal later work from Dionne Warwick – an album that perfectly sums up her evolving genius at Scepter Records! Windows Of The World continues the very successful Bacharach-led arrangement scheme – but also features Dionne deepening things a bit more vocally, and also hitting some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a sticker, a partially split top seam, and some aging on the back.)

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Was Not WasWhat Up Dog ... LP
Chrysalis, 1988. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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(Cover has a sticker on front.)
Also available What Up Dog ... CD 3.99

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Johnny Guitar WatsonAin't That A Bitch ... LP
DJM, 1976. Very Good- ... $3.99
Maybe the best album that Johnny Watson cut during his DJM years – a totally tight, totally soulful set that avoids any fake funk cliches! The record's got some wonderful trippy numbers – cut in that slow g-funky mode that was Johnny's huge legacy to the west coast scene – best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some ringwear and a bit of minor seam splitting.)

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Johnny Guitar WatsonI Don't Want To Be Alone, Stranger ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Very Good ... $6.99
Sublime mid 70s work from Johnny Guitar Watson – a Bay Area blend of soulful production, jazzy playing, and bits of bluesy phrasing, with a hard-to-match quality that we'd put in the same camp as work by Shuggie Otis from the time. Johnny's vocals and guitar are amazing – very laidback ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Watts 103rd Street Rhythm BandTogether (cartoon cover) ... LP
Warner, 1968. Very Good- ... $14.99
Mad mad funk, and the fantastic second LP by the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – the group that proved to everyone that LA could be just as funky as any other city in the 60s! The record draws strongly from the group's indie roots in the funky 45 scene – and the album's filled with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear, a split top seam with a small rip, some splitting and packing tape on the other seams, a promo sticker, a spot of tape residue, an ink stamp on the front, and a bit of pen and a couple of small stains on the back.)

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Watts 103rd St Rhythm BandIn The Jungle, Babe ... LP
Warner, 1969. Very Good ... $29.99
Killer funky stoner soul from LA! This album is one of the best by Charles Wright and his legendary funky group – and it features some straighter soul material, like the big hit "Loveland", or their mellow take on "Light My Fire" – plus some great heavy funk numbers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear, with some light smudges on the back. Label has a small stain.)

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Lenny WelchLenny! ... LP
Kapp, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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Mary WellsVintage Stock ... LP
Motown, 1966. Very Good ... $7.99
A very strong compilation of some of the best soul that Mary Wells recorded for Motown – and probably her only real album for the label. Although issued in 1966, the material hearkens from earlier days at Motown – and titles include "The One Who Really Loves You", "Two ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, and a bit of writing on the label.)

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Kim WestonFor The First Time ... LP
MGM, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $7.99
A very groovy batch of uptown soul tracks, and one of the best records by Kim! Many of the tracks are covers of pop material, but the arrangements are pretty darn hip, with work by Melba Liston, Slide Hampton, Wade Marcus, and Thad Jones to keep things nice and groovy. Titles include "Walking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some wear, some aging, partially split seams, a cutout hole, some small stains, and a name in pen on the back.)

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WhispersLove For Love ... LP
Solar, 1983. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Love for Love, but still a pretty groove-heavy set too – one that continues the mix of "dancin and romancin" The Whispers served up on their previous album! Side one is heavy on "dancin" – and features some bass-heavy tunes that are very much in the best mainstream ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love For Love ... CD 16.99

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WhispersMore Of The Night ... LP
Capitol, 1990. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Titles include "More Of The Night", "Forever Love", "Babes", "Innocent", "Girl Don't Make Me Wait", and "Forever Lover". LP, Vinyl record album

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New WhispersWhispers (1979) ... LP
Solar, 1979. Very Good+ ... $5.99
One of our favorite albums by The Whispers – a later gem with some really great songs, and a sound that shows the group strongly moving into hit territory! In some way, the album's almost a return to the mellow harmony soul of the group's roots – slowing down the pace from the disco ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Barry WhiteI Love To Sing The Songs I Sing ... LP
20th Century, 1979. Very Good ... $1.99
One of the last truly great albums that Barry White ever cut – with his solid sexy soul sound firmly in place, and a solid groove running through most of the tracks on the album. Barry's voice is still in fantastic shape, too – and it's a real treat to hear him open up on some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Barry White & Glodean WhiteBarry & Glodean ... LP
CBS, 1981. Very Good- ... $3.99
A later set from Barry – recorded at the beginning of the 80s with his wife Glodean! The album has Barry and Glodean singing together in a set of smooth modern soul duets – slightly different than his solo work, but with a subdued edge that's still very strongly in the Barry/Love ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has some wear along the opening. Labels have a bit of marker.)

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Karyn WhiteKaryn White ... LP
Warner, 1988. Sealed ... $1.99
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(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn. Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available Karyn White ... CD 2.99

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New Wild MagnoliasWild Magnolias ... LP
Polydor, 1974. Good+ ... $24.99
Classic New Orleans funk featuring backing from the "New Orleans Project" that includes the Gaturs' Willie Tee, Earl Turbinton, and other Crescent City session stalwarts like Larry Panna and Julius Farmer. Includes lots of tracks that rocked the rare groove scene in the 80's, including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mostly split spine and bottom seam.)
Also available Wild Magnolias ... LP 9.99

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Eugene WildeSerenade ... LP
Philly World, 1985. Very Good ... $0.99
A sultry serenade from Eugene Wilde – one of his great 80s albums for the Philly World label – put together in a mix of warm soul vocals and catchy, upbeat rhythms! Wilde slides into some mellow territory on a few ballads – but most of the set is bubbling over with tracks that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Deniece WilliamsWhen Love Comes Calling ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good- ... $0.49
A seminal set in the career of Deniece Williams – a set that really helped her find the voice she'd use more strongly in the 80s, but one that still holds onto all the best strongly soul styles of her earlier work! There's a catchy bounce here that's quite compelling – but the overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has some wear.)
 
 



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