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Duncan SistersDuncan Sisters – Disco Recharge (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Earmark/Harmless (UK), 1979. New Copy .... $14.99
Sweet Canadian disco from the team of Phyllis and Helen Duncan – recorded in a style that features longer tracks, pulsating rhythms, and some of the instrumental flourishes that were stepping out on some of the best Prelude records of the time! The pair trade vocals wonderfully throughout ... read more CD

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Dunn & Bruce StreetOfficial Business (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Devaki/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy .... $16.99
Solid 80s modern soul from the team of Dunn Pearson and Bruce Gray – two session players and songwriters, with experience on a lot of other records – brilliantly breaking out on their own as a lead act! Official Business has a great modern soul approach – a bit similar to ... read more CD

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Ronnie DysonLove In All Flavors/More You Do It ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy .... $16.99
A pair of overlooked gems from Ronnie Dyson – both of which show there's way more to love than just his early hits! On Love In All Flavors, Ronnie's older than during his falsetto soul early years – and he's working here with some impeccably mature Chicago soul arrangements by Gene ... read more CD

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Ronnie DysonOne Man Band (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Purpose, 1973. New Copy .... $13.99 14.98
Ronnie Dyson's standout set from the start of his career – a beautiful batch of Philly soul tunes that get some key help from the team of Thom Bell and Linda Creed! Bell produced and arranged part of the set – with other help coming from Stan Vincent and Billy Jackson – all of ... read more CD
Also available One Man Band ... LP 9.99

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Earth Wind & FireAll 'N All (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1977. New Copy .... $5.99 6.99
Genius, pure genius! It was hard for Earth, Wind & Fire to go wrong at this point – and the album's a stellar blend of jazz, funk, and soul, all done in that perfect style they'd hit by the mid 70s. And even though this one was a monster album, of the type that you see in everyone's ... read more CD

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Earth Wind & FireLast Days & Time/Head To The Sky ... CD
Columbia/BGO (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy .... $16.99
Two classics from Earth Wind & Fire – back to back on one CD! Last Days & Time is Earth Wind & Fire's first album for Columbia Records – the start of a really legendary run during the 70s! The sound here is a bit tighter than their first two for Warner Brothers – a ... read more CD

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Earth Wind & FireNow Then & Forever ... CD
Sony, 2013. New Copy .... $11.99
A mindblowingly good album from Earth Wind & Fire – one of the best we've heard from them in years, and a set that really lives up to all the faith we've had in the group over the years! The sound is right on the money – from performance to production – with a vibe that ... read more CD

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Earth Wind & FireOriginal Album Classics (That's The Way Of The World/Gratitude/Spirit/All N All/I Am/bonus tracks) (5CD set) ... CD
Columbia, 1970s. New Copy 5 CDs .... $21.99
Five classic albums from Earth Wind & Fire – all packaged together in cool LP-styled sleeves – with some great bonus tracks too! First up is That's The Way Of The World – Earth Wind & Fire's ultimate moment of the 70s – and a perfect blending of all their influences ... read more CD

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Earth Wind & FireSpirit (expanded edition) ... CD
Columbia, 1976. New Copy .... $5.99 6.99
A big hit for the group – and a great album of smooth funky soul! Spirit is a perfect example of the way that Earth Wind & Fire could tighten things up, yet still keep them real – holding onto the deeply spiritual side that first made them great – but also focusing their ... read more CD

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East Of UndergroundHell Below (East Of Underground/Soap/Black Seeds/Sound Trek) (3CD set) ... CD
US Army/Now Again, 1971/1972. New Copy 3CD .... $18.99 24.98
Proof that the US Army had plenty going on during the 70s – as you'll hear from this killer set of military-produced grooves from East Of Underground! The set goes way past the previous East Of Underground reissue – to feature work by the groups Soap, Black Seeds, and Sound Trek – ... read more CD
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East Of Underground ... CD 9.99
East Of Underground/Soap (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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East Of Underground/SoapEast Of Underground/Soap (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Now Again, 1971. New Copy 2 CDs Gatefold .... $18.99 19.98
A pair of great albums – brought together in one super-heavy package! First up is the legendary East Of Underground record – an uber-obscure LP recorded in 1971 by a group of US Army servicemen at the Armed Forces Network studios in Frankfurt, Germany – originally used as a ... read more CD
Also available
East Of Underground ... CD 9.99
Hell Below (East Of Underground/Soap/Black Seeds/Sound Trek) (3CD set) ... CD 18.99

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Ebony Rhythm BandSoul Heart Transplant – The Lamp Sessions ... CD
Now Again/Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $9.99 14.98
Heavy funk from the Indy scene of the late 60s – the lost album by one of the funkiest combos in the Midwest! Ebony Rhythm Band have an incredible sound that seems to take the heavy bottom of New Orleans Funk and merge it with the trippier elements of Detroit psychedelic soul – no ... read more CD

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Dee EdwardsTwo Hearts Are Better Than One ... CD
Cotillion (Japan), 1980. New Copy .... $13.99
Maybe the most dynamic album ever from Detroit singer Dee Edwards – a surprisingly strong effort that has her working with disco maestro Michael Zager, but in a style that has Zager bringing out all his best funky elements! Michael could sometimes just phone it in – providing stock ... read more CD

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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New EmotionsSunbeam ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $16.99
A great little album from The Emotions – largely because it sounds a lot like prime mid 70s Earth Wind & Fire, with female vocals added over the top – ultimately, pulling away with a soulful charm all its own! Maurice White produced the whole set, and it's got a soaring spacey ... read more CD

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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First ChoiceDelusions (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gold Mind/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy .... $14.99
One of the best records ever cut by this soulful Philly female trio! The album's one of the first on Salsoul's Gold Mind subsidiary – and it features sparkling club production by the Harris/Baker/Young team – a landmark force not only in Philly disco, but 70s female soul as well – ... read more CD
Also available Delusions ... LP 8.99

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

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First ClassThey Call This Group First Class – They Are! (with bonus tracks) ... CD
All Platinum/Essential, 1977. New Copy .... $14.99
The rare second set from First Class – and a set that's every bit as heavenly as the first! The album's a great slice of later New Jersey soul – still very much in the mode started by groups like The Moments or Whatnauts, but showing a stronger Philly influence on the groovers – ... read more CD

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

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

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

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

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

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Roberta FlackI'm The One (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1982. New Copy .... $29.99
Roberta Flack still sounding great in the early 80s – co-produced with Ralph MacDonald, William Eaton, and William Salter – who all give the record a nice jazzy finish! The group's a small combo with Grover Washington Jr, Richard Tee, Eric Gale, and other 70s fusion talents – and ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available I'm The One ... LP 1.99

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Erma FranklinSoul Sister (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy .... $22.99
Lost funky work from one of the soulful sisters of Aretha Franklin! Erma's got a hard-hitting style that's right up there with Aretha's best for Atlantic – and on this album, she's working in Chicago with Johnny Pate, Sonny Sanders, and Willie Henderson – for a harder-hitting sound ... read more CD
Also available Soul Sister ... LP 9.99

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Free LifeFree Life ... CD
CBS/PTG (Netherlands), 1978. New Copy .... $18.99
One of the great late 70s Columbia sets from the Earth Wind & Fire side of the universe – the one and only album by this obscure west coast group, who get some strong help in the studio from Phillip Bailey! Bailey co-produced, and wrote some great songs for the record – and the ... read more CD

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

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

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

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Gap BandGap Band III (with bonus track) ... CD
Mercury/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy .... Just Sold Out!
A great one from the Gap Band – funky gems and sinister groovers – the best of both worlds for the group! Tunes like "Burn Rubber On Me (When You Want To Hurt Me)" and "Humpin" packed 80s dance floors for good reason, and put the band in steady rotation, while ... read more CD

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

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Gap BandGap Band VI (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Total Experience/Big Break (UK), 1984. New Copy .... $14.99
A tight groover from The Gap Band – already past the "V" in their classic run of 80s albums, and still very might at the top of their game! The core trio work here with sweet production from Lonnie Simmons – a pairing that continues to set the group up above most of their ... read more CD
Also available Gap Band VI ... LP 0.99

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Gap BandGap Band VII (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Total Experience/Big Break (UK), 1985. New Copy .... $14.99
Sweet electro funk from The Gap Band – a group who are still grooving strong here, hitting the best of their Total Experience modes! The trio's mighty tight throughout – and their familiar funk is augmented by some electro touches that definitely keep things fresh – and we mean ... read more CD
Also available Gap Band VII ... LP 1.99

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

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

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

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

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Marvin GayeI Want You ... CD
Motown, 1976. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
An incredible record – quite possibly our favorite ever by Marvin Gaye! The album is quite unique – written by Leon Ware, and recorded in collaboration with him – done as a "suite" of tracks based on themes of passion, joy, and new love – all of which were very ... read more CD
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I Want You ... LP 9.99
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Marvin GayeIn The Groove (aka I Heard It Through The Grapevine) ... CD
Tamla (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
Marvin's definitely in the groove on this set – cooking on all burners with a host of late 60s Motown hits – bad-stepping his way towards some of the more mature moments to come in the 70s! The album's probably best remembered for the cut "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" ... read more CD
Also available In The Groove (aka I Heard It Through The Grapevine) ... LP 12.99

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Marvin GayeLet's Get It On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1973. New Copy .... $8.99 9.98
An amazing record that stunned the world almost as much as Marvin's previous effort, What's Going On. Like that one, this album's an amazingly unified batch of tracks – with a visionary message about sex and love that is as honest and bracing as the politics and social commentary of his ... read more CD
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Let's Get It On ... LP 9.99
Let's Get It On (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99
Let's Get It On ... CD 1.99

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

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

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Marvin GayeThat Stubborn Kinda Of Fellow ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... $13.99
Early genius from Marvin Gaye – a set that's one of his first biggest hit-making albums for Motown, and for good reason too! Gaye's really come a long way here in just a few short years – hitting hard on the album's title hit, with that trademark rasp that would only get stronger and ... read more CD
Also available That Stubborn Kinda Of Fellow ... LP 9.99

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Marvin GayeTrouble Man ... CD
Motown, 1972. New Copy .... $4.99 5.98
Marvin Marvin Marvin – just when we thought you couldn't impress us any more, you took it to the next level! Trouble Man is a heck of a wonderful surprise from an artist that most folks really only knew as a singer – a fantastically funky blacksploitation soundtrack, conceived and ... read more CD
Also available Trouble Man ... LP 9.99

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Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1971. New Copy .... $4.99 5.98
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working ... read more CD
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What's Going On ... LP 9.99
What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 3.99
What's Going On ... CD 3.99
What's Going On (UK pressing) ... CD 6.99

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

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

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Gloria GaynorLove Tracks (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $19.99
THE lasting classic from Gloria Gaynor – the record that contains her tremendous hit "I Will Survive", and a great batch of disco grooves overall! The album's got a simple, honest sort of approach, despite its release in an era of overblown dancefloor sets – and arranger ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Love Tracks (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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General CaineDangerous (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1983. New Copy .... $16.99
General Caine's plenty dangerous here – so much so, they found a way to fuse an electric socket to the midsection of the model on the cover! That joke aside, though, the album's got the same tight approach to funk of the group's previous records – made maybe even tighter here by great ... read more CD
Also available Dangerous (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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General CaineGirls (with bonus track) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1982. New Copy .... $16.99
General Caine's got plenty of girls on the cover, and plenty of funk in his groove – that bass-heavy style that made Caine one of the better mainstream funk acts of the time! The General is actually Mitch McDowell – who'd worked previously with James Brown and George Clinton, and ... read more CD

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New Renee GeyerIt's A Man's Man's World ... CD
RCA/Mushroom (Australia), 1974. New Copy .... $9.99
One of the funkiest, most soulful albums to come from Australia in the 70s – and the crowning achievement of singer Renee Geyer! Renee's got a style that makes her a blue-eyed equivalent of Chaka Khan during her years with Rufus – and the band here shares a very similar style, with an ... read more CD

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GirlsGirl Talk (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1984. New Copy .... $13.99
An overlooked girl group from the 80s – but one who step out here with a sound to rival the hits of artists like Vanity 6 or The Mary Jane Girls! Like both of those acts, The Girls get help here from a bigger soul artist in the studio – Minneapolis giant Andre Cymone, who wrote and ... read more CD

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Glass HouseThanks I Needed That (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $21.99
The sublime second album from The Glass House – even rarer than the group's first, and an overlooked gem in the Holland-Dozier-Holland treasure box of the early 70s! There's a sweetness here that you don't always find on other H-D-H projects – a touch of harmony soul that really makes ... read more CD

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James GovanWanted – The Fame Recordings ... CD
Ace/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
A dozen previously-unreleased tracks from the great James Govan – presented here with work from some of his rare singles from Fame Records! All the music was recorded at Muscle Shoals when the scene was at its height – headed up by production whiz Rick Hall, and backed by the great ... read more CD

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Al GreenBack Up Train (with bonus track) ... CD
Hot Line/Legacy, Late 60s. New Copy .... $5.99 6.99
Al Green's first LP – with a very different feel than his later work on Hi! The record's got a harder southern soul groove – almost in a Wilson Pickett/Arthur Conley mode, but with some sweeter elements in the backing. Al's voice is still incredible, although different than later, in ... read more CD
Also available Back Up Train ... LP 9.99

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Al GreenLegendary Hi Albums Vol 2 (Call Me/Livin' For You/Explores Your Mind/Al Green Is Love) ... CD
Hi Records/Edsel (UK), 1973/1974/1975. New Copy 2CD .... $9.99
The middle stretch of Al Green's legendary run on Hi Records – served up as a 2CD set complete with 4 classic albums! Al was definitely hitting on all burners by this point in his career – and the collection is an excellent document of the warmly glowing, easy going, almost-effortless ... read more CD

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Garland GreenVery Best Of Garland Green – 24 Tracks From Chicago's Master Soul Singer's Illustrious Career ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
A windy city hero – the amazing Garland Green, a singer who makes us mighty proud we hail from Chicago! Garland's got an incredible style that few others can touch – partly schooled in the 60s iceman modes of Jerry Butler and Walter Jackson, with all the sophistication that might imply ... read more CD

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Dan GreerBeale Street Soul Man – The Sounds Of Memphis Sessions – 22 Lost Southern Soul Masterpieces From The Renowned Writer, Producer & Artist ... CD
Kent (UK), Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
The first-ever tribute to this overlooked genius of southern soul – a set that brings together the rare early 70s singles from Dan Greer, plus a huge amount of unreleased work as well! Dan recorded these cuts for the Sounds Of Memphis label, in a style that really shows the changes in ... read more CD

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Billy GriffinBe With Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1982. New Copy .... $13.99
Stellar solo material from ex-Miracles mainmain Billy Griffin – a singer with the same great range as Smokey Robinson in the original incarnation of that group, really sounding great here on his own! Billy's got this high-soaring style that really works great for the album's blend of modern ... read more CD
Also available Be With Me ... LP 4.99

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Billy GriffinRespect (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1983. New Copy .... $13.99
An even leaner groove than usual for Billy Griffin – a set that makes great use of 80s keyboards and basslines, which turn out to be a great fit for Griffin's wonderful voice! Billy's got this sharp, uncluttered style of singing – a mode first forged as the lead for The Miracles, then ... read more CD
Also available Respect ... CD 11.99

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Randy HallI Belong To You ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy .... $18.99
A catchy slice of mid 80s soul from Randy Hall – an excellent musician who handles quite a bit of the instrumentation, on top of being a charismatic singer – and this one's produced by Ray Parker Jr, whose ear for catchy hooks is in top form! Hall spins a lot of plates on his own ... read more CD

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Major HarrisJealousy ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1975. New Copy .... $15.99
One of the best 70s mellow soul talents at Atlantic Records – sounding completely sublime here in a full set of Philly arrangements! The set was recorded at Sigma Sound – and is a great reminder that even during the disco years, the studio was still a great place to cut a heartbreaking ... read more CD

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Dan HartmanRelight My Fire (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Sky/Purpose, 1979. New Copy .... $14.99
A stunning disco classic from Dan Hartman – maybe an unlikely talent for the dancefloors, given his image on the cover – but an artist who definitely went onto shape the sound of the clubs at the end of the 70s! The album's got the Hartman groove really hitting hard, and right on the ... read more CD

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New Isaac HayesFor The Sake Of Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Big Break (UK), 1978. New Copy .... $14.99
One of our favorite Isaac Hayes albums from the post-Stax years – a wonderful late 70s set that has the man returning strongly to the mellow roots of his early solo years! Ike sounded great on his disco tracks at the time – but we really love his mature, laidback way of laying down a ... read more CD

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Isaac Hayes & Dionne WarwickMan & A Woman ... CD
ABC/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy .... $13.99
A wonderful duet set from Ike Hayes and Dionne Warwick – one that draws on the classiest side of the Hayes spectrum, and uses his groove to help Dionne find some great new energy! Even in performance, the music has that great rich quality that Isaac always brought to his solo recordings in ... read more CD

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Isaac Hayes/Gordon Parks/Johnny PateShaft Anthology – His Big Score & More 1971 to 1974 (3CD set) ... CD
MGM/Film Score Monthly, Mid 70s. New Copy 3CDs .... $34.99
An amazing collection of music – and essential to any collection of blacksploitation soul and funk, even if you own the original Shaft album on Stax! Disc 1 features the original film score for the Shaft movie, not the record issued by Stax – so although Isaac Hayes handled the music, ... read more CD
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Leon HaywoodNaturally (with bonus tracks) ... CD
20th Century/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy .... $14.99
One of the best records ever by Leon Haywood! Leon, naturally, delivers masterfully here – on a funkier record than we would have expected for the dawn of the 80s, with a couple equally great smoother moments – and it features a couple of his bigger hit singles, to boot! On one hand, ... read more CD

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Heaven & EarthI Can't Seem To Forget You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
GEC/P-Vine (Japan), 1976. New Copy .... $28.99
The classic first LP by this stellar Chicago harmony group – and a monster! Heaven & Earth had a wonderful falsetto harmony sound that reminds us a lot of east coast winners like Blue Magic or The Stylistics – and like some of the best east coast groups, this group's vocals work ... read more CD

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Hee SistersDisKo Girls – The Anta Records Years Anthology 1978 to 1980 (3CD set) ... CD
Anta/Cobra Rose (Korea), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD .... $52.99
Get ready to discover a whole new world of disco you've never heard before – South Korean grooves from the late 70s, courtesy of the lovely Hee Sisters – a soulful trio to match the best American female dancefloor acts of the time! The Hee Sisters sing predominantly in Korean, and work ... read more CD

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Finis HendersonFinis ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1983. New Copy .... $13.99
A sweet 80s classic from Finis Henderson – and the kind of record that should have launched him on a much bigger run as a lead singer! Despite the plastic look of the cover, the album's really solidly put together – produced by Al McKay with a vibe that definitely echoes his work with ... read more CD

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Michael HendersonDo It All (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
Michael Henderson definitely does it all here – mixing jazz and soul and funk with his own strong sense of personality – all at a level that's head and shoulders above most of his contemporaries! Henderson's that rare breed in soul music – part of an elite 70s lineup who were ... read more CD
 
 



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