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Carol WilliamsLectric Lady (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
Sweet electric soul from Carol Williams – a rich voice from the disco generation, served up here with some great Philly club arrangements from Vince Montana! The groove is great, right from the get-go – thanks to rhythm from the team of Bobby Eli, Norman Harris, and Ronnie Baker – ... read more CD

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Esther WilliamsInside Of Me ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1981. Used ... $12.99
A killer batch of clubby soul from Esther Williams with a great New York sound! Inside Of Me a perfect example of the kind of excellent material that verges on disco, but which still keeps things pretty darn soulful. Released in '81, it's steeped in the warm, timeless and beautifully well ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Larry WilliamsHocus Pocus – More Unreleased Magic From The Specialty Vaults ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Sealed ... $8.99
Never-issued material from the early years of Larry Williams – pulled from the vaults of Specialty Records! LP, Vinyl record album

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Larry WilliamsThat Larry Williams – The Resurrection Of Funk ... CD
Fantasy/Dusty Groove, 1978. New Copy ... $8.99 12.98
A rare funk album from west coast legend Larry Williams – very different than his heavy R&B of the late 50s, or the brief soul comeback he had with Johnny Guitar Watson in the 60s – and instead a heavy groover with a trippy Cali sound! The record's got a sharp groove right from the ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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Lenny WilliamsChoosing You (with bonus tracks) ... CD
ABC/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
A killer set from Lenny Williams – done in a smoothly jazzy mode that echoes with a real Fantasy Records groove! Lenny's clearly drawing some great inspiration here from the East Bay scene – working with older Motown producer Frank Wilson on a set of warmly modern numbers that really ... read more CD

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Lenny WilliamsHere's To The Lady ... CD
MCA, 1979. Used ... $11.99
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(Out of print, small amount of writing in pen inside booklet.)

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Lenny WilliamsLenny Williams ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1974. Used ... $16.99
Lenny's first solo album, and a sophisticated batch of tracks that has him moving away from the simpler style of work with Tower Of Power, into territory that has a lot more complicated arrangements. Eugene McDaniels produced the record – and Lenny sings a nice version of his famous "Com ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lenny WilliamsRise Sleeping Beauty (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99
One of Lenny's first solo records – rawer than later work, thanks probably to the fact that he produced the record with Chester Thompson – and it's wonderful stuff! Thompson plays organ and arp on the record, and gives many tracks a nice heavy funk sound that's similar to his and ... read more CD

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Lenny WilliamsSpark Of Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
ABC/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
A real classic from Lenny Williams – most likely his strongest solo album ever! By the time of this set, Lenny had been out of Tower Of Power for a few years, working on his own in the west coast scene. But the real genius here comes from producer/arranger Frank Wilson – once a key ... read more CD

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Lenny WilliamsUltimate Collection ... CD
Hip-O, 1970s. Used ... $5.99
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New Linda WilliamsCity Living (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $3.99
A killer bit of modern soul – one of the standout classics from the best years of Arista! Richard Evans produced and arranged this excellent set of smooth soul grooves for Linda Williams. Linda plays keyboards and sings, and the album was recorded in 2 different sessions – one in LA, ... read more CD

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Otis Williams & His CharmsThis Is Otis Williams & His Charms – 16 Of His Biggest Hits ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Sealed ... $6.99
Rare vocal group work from Otis Williams & The Charms! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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New Chuck WillisKing Of The Stroll ... LP
Atlantic, 1958. Very Good- ... $11.99
Chuck Willis is billed as "the king of the stroll" on the cover of this classic Atlantic album – but that title only gets at just a small part of his genius! The set's one of a rare few Chuck cut in his too-short life – and it may well be his greatest, as it's really got ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has a piece of masking tape and some pen on back.)

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Jackie WilsonMy Golden Favorites ... LP
Brunswick, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
Classic soul from Jackie! The record's an original Brunswick collection of some of his best singles – including quite a few that were penned by Berry Gordy back in Jackie's early soul days. Titles include "Lonely Teardrops", "I'm Wanderin", "Reet Petite", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie WilsonNowstalgia ... LP
Brunswick, 1972. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A new concept for Jackie – NOW-stalgia – in other words, a way to repackage some of his older versions of popular tunes, into a 70s album that has a hipper title and cover. Arrangements are by Dick Jacobs, and most of the material appears to date from that confused early 60s time when ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Jackie WilsonSoul Galore (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $22.99
Soul Galore from Jackie Wilson – and easily one of his hardest-hitting albums of the 60s! The set's got Jackie really stepping out with his best sort of groove – that raw power that really unlocks his vocal range, set to some of the funkiest backings he'd had on record so far – a ... read more CD

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Jackie WilsonThis Love Is Real ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $21.99
Wonderful work from Jackie Wilson's years on the Chicago scene – a time when the singer was able to really find a way to put his excellent vocals to great new use – stretching out here with sublime production from Carl Davis, and backings from the great Willie Henderson! In his early ... read more CD

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Jackie Wilson with Billy Ward & The Dominoes14 Hits Volume Three ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
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Angela WinbushReal Thing ... LP
Polygram, 1989. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A really wonderful album of polished 80s soul – a key effort from Angela Winbush after the breakup of Rene & Angela! Angela was one of the artists who reminded us throughout the 80s that underneath the gloss of the reigning production style of the day, solid songwriting still wins out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill WithersMaking Music ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Damn! Bill Withers can never do wrong in our book – and this album is definitely case in point! The set marks Bill's big move from Sussex Records to Columbia, and it's the start of an amazing run in the late 70s – completely sublime soul that wraps up all Withers' roots from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill WithersStill Bill ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1972. Used ... $6.99
Bill Withers' second album – even more wonderful than the first! The record's a perfect summation of all that made Bill so great – warm raspy vocals, sweet soulful production, mature songwriting, and just the right use of acoustic guitar to accent all the best elements in the music! ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Bill WithersStill Bill ... LP
Sussex, 1972. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Bill Withers' second album – even more wonderful than the first! The record's a perfect summation of all that made Bill so great – warm raspy vocals, sweet soulful production, mature songwriting, and just the right use of acoustic guitar to accent all the best elements in the music! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)
Also available Still Bill ... CD 6.99

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WolfmoonWolfmoon ... CD
Fungus/Alive, 1973. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The one and only album ever cut by Wolfmoon – a wicked set of funky southern soul from Tyrone Thomas – the drummer who also gave the world the Whole Darn Family record! Tyrone's in his Wolfmoon garb here – a younger, grittier style that's got some heavy southern soul elements in ... read more CD

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Bobby WomackBravest Man In The Universe ... CD
XL, 2012. Used ... $7.99
A great late-life effort from Bobby Womack – hardly the kind of record he would have recorded back in the day, and a tremendous testament to his undeniably soulful talents! The album was done with production help from Damon Albarn and Richard Russell – and definitely has a contemporary ... read more CD

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Bobby WomackHome Is Where The Heart Is (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Columbia/CBS (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $23.99
An exceptional album from Bobby Womack's years at Columbia Records – and a record that brings together smooth and roosty styles wonderfully! When Womack moved to Columbia, he was doing it at a time when a number of other older deep soul artists (Johnny Taylor, Betty Wright, Tyrone Davis) ... read more CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)

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Bobby WomackI Don't Know What The World Is Coming To ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $15.99
The cover and the title are a great illustration of the growth of Bobby Womack on this classic 70s set – a mode of presentation that's maybe a bit more badass than before, without the down-home image of Bobby holding his guitar! Some aspects of the record are plenty darn righteous – ... read more CD

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Bobby WomackLookin' For A Love Again ... CD
United Artists (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $11.99
A stone classic from Bobby Womack – one of those records that has all his best elements firmly in place, put forward at a level that's sophisticated and polished, yet never too commercial at all! Bobby's voices are still incredible – that raspy, personal feel that's rooted in country ... read more CD

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Bobby WomackPieces (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $23.99
A great set from Bobby Womack's late 70s years at Columbia Records – one of our favorite records of this chapter in his career! Bobby's move to Columbia in the late 70s did a heck of a lot of good things to his music! At the label, he forged a strong mellow soul sound that still ... read more CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)

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Bobby WomackPoet II ... LP
Beverly Glen, 1984. Very Good+ ... $2.99
One of Bobby's biggest albums of the 80s – and a smooth soulful set that features some nice guest work from the likes of George Benson, Patti Labelle, and Wilton Felder. We're a bit more partial to Bobby's earlier work, but his voice is always a treasure, with a raspy soulful edge that never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby WomackRoads Of Life (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/Sony (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $23.99
A great album from Bobby – different than his earlier albums for United Artists, but in a good way – one that revives his whole career, and takes his sound into a whole new direction! The album's got a smooth soul finish with some touches of synth funk – produced by Bobby and ... read more CD
(Blu-spec CD2 pressing!)

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Bobby WomackSafety Zone ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $15.99
Sweet funky soul from the great Bobby Womack – a record that mixes Bobby's roots with some of the more righteous modes he picked up on Across 110th Street – blended here in a style that's completely sublime! The record was one of Womack's first to be entirely recorded on the west coast ... read more CD

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New Bobby WomackSafety Zone ... LP
United Artists, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Sweet funky soul from the great Bobby Womack – a record that mixes Bobby's roots with some of the more righteous modes he picked up on Across 110th Street – blended here in a style that's completely sublime! The record was one of Womack's first to be entirely recorded on the west coast ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Bobby WomackUnderstanding ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Killer 70s work from Bobby Womack – reinventing himself here in a great style that keeps all the warmth and soulfulness of his Minit recordings, and gives it a healthy dose of 70s soul production – creating a sweet new groove that pushed Womack into a huge new audience at the time! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Stevie WonderDown To Earth ... LP
Motown, 1966. Fair ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet early soul from Stevie Wonder – an album that features his young and developing voice on a mixture of Motown soul tunes and pop covers done in a mellow sort of style. The record's still got Stevie's vocals swimming in larger backings and strings – but it does have these amazing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2 globes pressing with deep groove. Cover has a stain on back.)

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New Stevie WonderFulfillingness' First Finale ... CD
Tamla, 1974. Used ... $4.99
A bit smoother and more focused than some of Stevie's earlier work from the 70s – perhaps because he'd been having some chart success with his slicker numbers, but still a pretty groundbreaking batch of grooves that must have been awesome to hear when it first came out! The record includes ... read more CD

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New Stevie WonderInnervisions ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used ... $3.99
One of the best Stevie Wonder albums ever! Stevie's moving into god-like territory here – handling a multitude of styles, all well, and crafting some of the most sophisticated soul of his generation. The album's got the same jazzy references you'll find on the best work by Donny Hathaway ... read more CD

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New Stevie WonderJungle Fever – Music From The Movie ... CD
Motown, 1991. Used ... $0.99
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Also available Jungle Fever – Music From The Movie ... LP 3.99

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Stevie WonderJungle Fever – Music From The Movie ... LP
Motown, 1991. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve.)
Also available Jungle Fever – Music From The Movie ... CD 0.99

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Stevie WonderLittle Stevie Wonder Recorded Live – The 12 Year Old Genius ... LP
Tamla, 1963. Very Good- ... $9.99
An amazing early record from Stevie Wonder – the kind of set that shows what raw power and starmanship he had even at a wee wee age! The set was recorded live, in a style that lets Stevie really open up on the full range of his talents – including harmonica, bongos, and drums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 2 globes logo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, with some stains on the back.)

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Stevie WonderMusic Of My Mind ... LP
Tamla, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
A pivotal album from Stevie Wonder – one of his first really heady records, and a tremendous little set from start to finish! The Wonder heard here is light years from the simple pop of the early days – really stretching out both as a songwriter and musician – coming up with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Stevie WonderSongs In The Key Of Life ... CD
Motown, 1976. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
A sweet little double CD – one that had some folks saying that Stevie should have stayed away from the "2LP syndrome", but for us a real treasure with lots of hidden gems. Besides the hits "Isn't She Lovely" and "Sir Duke", which were more than enough to carry ... read more CD

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New Stevie WonderStevie Wonder Greatest Hits ... LP
Tamla, 1968. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A killer collection of 60s Stevie Wonder work for Motown – almost a greatest hit of the label's greatest hits series – given how wonderful most of the tunes are! The set does a great job of moving through the full range of Stevie's 60s talents – from instrumental groovers heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tamla pressing.)

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New Stevie WonderTalking Book ... CD
Tamla, 1972. Used ... $6.99
One of the classics, and an album that's filled with a sense of majesty and power that will knock you dead – despite the stupid cover of Stevie sitting on a hill, playing in the dirt! By this point, Stevie knows he's on top of the world – and he's honing the sophisticated experiments ... read more CD

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Stevie WonderUp-Tight – Everything's Alright ... LP
Tamla, 1966. Very Good ... $3.99
Hard-swinging soul from mid 60s Stevie Wonder – and an album that really helped establish Stevie as a vocal star on his own! Gone are the "little blind boy" and Ray Charles cliches, gone are the "isn't it amazing that he can play the drums?" gimmicks – and in their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Motown reissue pressing. Cover has some staining on the bottom half and along the edges, light wear, and some pen.)

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Cookie WongBad Talk ... LP
Penthouse, 1977. Very Good+ ... $16.99
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(Cover has some edge wear and a creased corner.)

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Ren WoodsOut Of The Woods (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1979. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
A sweet solo debut from Ren Woods – a singer who'd had previous experience on screen and on records – but who really comes into her own on this full length set! Al McKay of Earth Wind & Fire produced – and the set's got some of the warmth of EWF soul of the time, but a ... read more CD
Also available Out Of The Woods (with bonus tracks) ... CD 8.99

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Ren WoodsOut Of The Woods (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1979. Used ... $8.99
A sweet solo debut from Ren Woods – a singer who'd had previous experience on screen and on records – but who really comes into her own on this full length set! Al McKay of Earth Wind & Fire produced – and the set's got some of the warmth of EWF soul of the time, but a ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Out Of The Woods (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Woods EmpireUniversal Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $16.99
80s grooving from Woods Empire – a short-lived group, but one with a great talent for balancing catchy lyrics and tight grooves with a slightly hipper sensibility! The group's a quintet with Tommy Woods in the lead, supported by his four sisters on vocals – almost a family-style ... read more CD

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Bernard WrightFunky Beat ... LP
Arista, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Bernard Wright's second album – an 80s groove electro classic that's quite different than his first LP! The record takes Bernard firmly into a b-boy jazz mode – working keyboards, bass, and drum programs into a groove that's farther reaching and more soulful than anything that Herbie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a few creases.)

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Bernard WrightNard ... LP
Arista, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A masterpiece of smooth jazzy funk – and super-hip session headed up by the young keyboardist Bernard Wright! Wright's working here with an insider crowd of jazz funk players that includes Bobby Broom, Dave Grusin, Marcus Miller, and Don Blackman, whose funky style is very similar to Wright's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bernard WrightNard/Funky Beat ... CD
Arista/GRP/Robinsongs (UK), 1981/1983. New Copy ... $13.99
Early 80s greatness from Bernard Wright – the benchmark Nard from '81 and his Funky Beat from '83 – in a single set! Nard is a masterpiece of smooth jazzy funk – and super-hip session headed up by the young keyboardist! Wright's working here with an insider crowd of jazz funk ... read more CD

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Betty WrightVery Best Of Betty Wright ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1970s. Used ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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Charles WrightDoing What Comes Naturally ... LP
ABC, 1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
A double album recorded for ABC after Charles left Warner Brothers and the 103rd Street Rhythm Band behind – but still very much an extension of that group's later stretched-out funky records! Nice long cuts with grooves that are a little bit more jazzy than his earlier 60's stuff. Tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street BandPuckey Puckey – Jams & Outtakes 1970/1971 ... CD
Rhino Handmade, Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 29.98
Rare funk doesn't get any better than this – massive music, all of it unreleased – recorded by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band at the tail end of their classic years for Warner Brothers! This is the kind of stuff you read about in history books, but hardly ever ... read more CD
(Individually numbered limited edition of 5000 Copies.)

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Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street BandYou're So Beautiful (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Warner, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The last album recorded by Charles Wright with the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – and a set that's even more stretched out and trippy than their other albums! Gone are the tight short cuts of earlier days, and in their place are longer messed-up funky numbers that have more of a jamming ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Marva WrightDo Right Woman – The Soul Of New Orleans ... CD
Skyranch/Shout (UK), 1993. New Copy ... $8.99
Down home soul from New Orleans vocalist Marva Wright – an album that was recorded in the early 90s, but with music styles that stretch many years back! Overall, the production and instrumentation is relatively modern – a bit in the Malaco Records mode of later years – but most ... read more CD

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New Milton WrightFriends & Buddies (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Alston/P-Vine (Japan), 1975. Used ... $38.99
One of the most unique albums to ever come out of the Miami soul scene of the 70s – a sublime set of work that we'd easily rank right up there with the best material of the time from Donny Hathaway or Stevie Wonder! Milton Wright has a really jazzy groove to his music – and he mixes ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes promotional obi.)

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OV WrightHi Records Single Collection ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Not just singles from the great OV Wright – but also a few live tracks and rare demo titles as well! OV's a hell of a singer – one with a voice that matches all the best on the southern scene of the time – and a great companion to some of the best deep soul material on the Hi ... read more CD

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OV WrightInto Something (Can't Shake Loose) ... CD
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1977. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A stone killer from OV Wright – a record that's got all the raw, deeply soulful vocals we love in his early work – mixed with some wicked 70s Hi Records production from Willie Mitchell! Imagine an Al Green record, but with rawer vocals, and you've got a good idea of the feel of this ... read more CD
Also available Into Something (Can't Shake Loose) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 25.99

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OV WrightInto Something (Can't Shake Loose) (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $25.99
A stone killer from OV Wright – a record that's got all the raw, deeply soulful vocals we love in his early work – mixed with some wicked 70s Hi Records production from Willie Mitchell! Imagine an Al Green record, but with rawer vocals, and you've got a good idea of the feel of this ... read more CD

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OV WrightLive In Japan (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $25.99
OV Wright at the end of the 70s – working live in front of a very enthusiastic Japanese crowd, and in a groove that's right up their with his best work from earlier in the decade! In fact, there's a rawness here that you won't always find on Wright's other records – great live backing ... read more CD

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OV WrightNucleus Of Soul (ABC) ... LP
Back Beat/ABC, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Early work from OV Wright – and some of his best recordings ever! The album's right out of the deep soul scene of the 60s – and has a warm, bubbling feel that's partly rootsy, but also a bit more sophisticated than a lot of other singers in Wright's camp at the time. Production is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s ABC pressing – in great shape!)

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Michael WycoffCome To My World/On The Line ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1980/1983. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A killer double-header – two early 80s classics from the great Michael Wycoff! Come To My World is a beautiful set from Michael Wycoff – a perfect example of the kind of sophisticated groove he had right from the start of his legendary run on RCA – the kind of vibe that maybe ... read more CD

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PM WynnGuess Who I Saw Today/Never Had A Love ... 12-inch
Apple Juice, 1987. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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New Yarbrough & PeoplesBe A Winner ... LP
Total Experience, 1984. Sealed ... $0.99
A winning batch of modern soul from Yarbrough & Peoples – synthy duet soul, bits of funk, and some sweety sultry groovers, too! Y&P do their thing in a number of modes, and that fairly expansive approach to the 80s R&B sound really sets them apart from many of their peers. On ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Yarbrough & PeoplesHeartbeats (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Total Experience/Big Break (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $14.99
Yarbrough & Peoples work here with production from the great Lonnie Simmons – who was leaving behind his legacy with War, and turning out to be one of the sharpest talents in the 80s groove scene! Lonnie comes up with a nice lean style for the duo – one that often brings some bassy ... read more CD

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Yarbrough & PeoplesTwo Of Us (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mercury/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
A massive hit for the duo of Calvin Yarbrough and Alisa Peoples – and for good reason too! The set's equally well-balanced between upbeat, keyboard-heavy groovers and key mellower tracks – just the kind of rounded record we might expect from Ashford & Simpson at their late 70s best ... read more CD

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YazooOther Side Of Love (remixed extended version)/Ode To Boy (not remixed, not extended) ... 12-inch
Mute (UK), 1982. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
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Yellow Magic OrchestraTechnodelic (Dutch pressing) ... LP
Alfa (Japan), 1981. Very Good+ ... $14.99
We're not certain where this falls in the order of YMO Japanese releases, but it's definitely a bit after their stunning US debut, and we're pretty certain never released outside Japan. A bit more stripped down, but still amazing electro pop from some of the true originators of the genre. 10 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing.)

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New Yellow Magic OrchestraX 8 Multiplies ... LP
A&M, 1979. Sealed ... $9.99
The second album from Haruomi Hosono, Ryuichi Sakamoto and Yukihiro Takahashi, not as much of an electro groove filled affair as the first, but still a great batch of quirky techno-electro Asian pop with lots of great bubbling synth touches! 8 tracks in all including "Behind The Mask", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has remnants of a sticker. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Yellow Magic OrchestraYellow Magic Orchestra ... LP
A&M, 1979. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
An electronic pop masterpiece! YMO's first US release, and their best LP of quirky techno pop, bubbling over with video game noise, synthesized beeps and a stew of futuristic noises all glued together with infectious rhythms. Includes "Computer Game (Theme From The Circus)", "Comput ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Horizon pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Karen YoungHot Shot (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
West End, 1978. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Karen's big cut, the only one we'll remember her for, and a big campy track in its day. Served up here on an original West End single, with vocal and instrumental versions both stretching past the 8 minute mark. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a West End sleeve.)

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Tommie YoungWoman Called Moses ... LP
MCA, 1978. Very Good ... $4.99
Tommie Young's probably best known to Dusty Groovers for her debut indie album Do You Feel The Same Way – but this is the record that probably brought her to the masses more than that one. The record's kind of an odd one – scored for a post-Roots slave film that starred Cicely Tyson, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a cut corner, a promo sticker, some seam splitting, a couple of stains, and a mark from sticker removal.)

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Young & CompanyI Like What You're Doing To Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $22.99
The only full length album we've ever seen from this youthful combo – and a killer set that's gotten plenty of play over the years! Young & Company were an obscure New Jersey group who struck big momentarily with the single "I Like What You're Doing To Me", and got a brief ... read more CD

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Young-Holt Unlimited/Slide HamptonOh Girl/Somethin' Sanctified ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1961/1973. Used ... $6.99
A strange pairing – but both albums are fantastic! Oh Girl is one of the best albums ever by the Young-Holt funky group. It's got a sweet electric sound that's different than their Brunswick releases, and it features a very dope 70s funky groove that rolls along nicely, and which features ... read more CD

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Young JessieDon't Happen No More ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $24.99
Solid sounds from Young Jessie – a onetime member of the famous Flairs, but a hell of a singer on his own! Jessie's got a raw power here that lives up to the best of the 50s R&B scene in California – and the set features work that the singer recorded for Capitol, Modern, Mercury, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered, limited edition of 999 copies – nice heavy pressing!)

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Young RascalsYoung Rascals ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Very Good- ... $1.99
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(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has light wear, some splitting and tape on the top and bottom seams, a cut hole, a couple of small stains, and a peeled mark from sticker removal.)

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Young-Holt UnlimitedBorn Again ... LP
Cotillion, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $28.99
A sophisticated batch of jazzy tracks that really opens the group's style up way way past the stock form of some of their Brunswick recordings. The band's clearly taken on a more spiritual bent for this one – as you can probably guess from the Afro-madonna cover – and the music ranges ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, a small sticker, and a piece of paper with name attached to the front.)

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New Young-Holt UnlimitedJust A Melody ... LP
Brunswick, Late 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
One of a great run of grooves from the legendary team of bassist Eldee Young and drummer Redd Holt – a smoking batch of instrumentals done in the best Chicago soul style of the time! Young and Holt got their start in the early trio of Ramsey Lewis – but here, they've fully expanded to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, and a cutout hole.)
Also available Just A Melody (with bonus tracks) ... CD 21.99

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Young-Holt UnlimitedJust A Melody (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $21.99
One of a great run of grooves from the legendary team of bassist Eldee Young and drummer Redd Holt – a smoking batch of instrumentals done in the best Chicago soul style of the time! Young and Holt got their start in the early trio of Ramsey Lewis – but here, they've fully expanded to ... read more CD
Also available Just A Melody ... LP 2.99

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Sydney YoungbloodSydney Youngblood ... CD
Arista, 1990. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & booklet.)

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Yours TrulyTruly Yours ... CD
Motown, 1991. Used ... $13.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Timi YuroI'm A Star Now – Rarities 1956 to 1982 ... CD
RPM (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really rare work from the great Timi Yuro – a set of never-issued tracks, plus a few unusual Memphis soul singles she cut in the 60s! Timi's voice is wonderful – one of the most emotive of her generation – including the best singers in soul, country, and pop – all styles ... read more CD

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New Timi YuroLost Voice Of Soul ... CD
RPM (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Lost for too many years – and wonderful to this day! Timi Yuro's early 60s work is fantastic – and is part diva bluesy soul, ala Etta James or Lorez Alexandria, and part country soul, ala Ray Charles or Brook Benton. Her voice is incredible, with a clear tone, yet heartbreaking edge ... read more CD

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Pia ZadoraWhen The Lights Go Out (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
FTG, 1988. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 21.98
Maybe the strongest record ever from Pia Zadora – at least from a soul music perspective – thanks to strong studio help from the team of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis! The famous pair worked with Pia on all the tracks – both as writers and producers – and their trademark groove ... read more CD

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New ZappNew Zapp IV U ... LP
Warner, 1985. Very Good ... $3.99
Zapp at the height of their powers – a bit more focused than before, but every bit as funky! Roger's production here is impeccable – done with a great ear for the most soulful side of the group's talents, which keeps them far from some of the more commercial groups who were copping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear.)

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ZappZapp ... LP
Warner, 1980. Very Good ... $8.99
The classic first album by this legendary funky combo – a group who not only went onto change the sound of funk in the 80s, but also went onto have a huge impact on generations of hip hop as well! The album burns from the very first note – the wicked snapping funk of "More Bounce ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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ZhaneZhane (Pronounced Jah Nay) ... CD
Motown, 1994. Used ... $3.99
Years before anyone was talking about "neo-classic" Zhane helped break a new wave of modern soul that wasn't afraid to show love for hip hop while keeping an eye on the past, and who wouldn't coming from the city of brotherly love. The hits "Hey Mr DJ" and "Groove ... read more CD

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VariousAin't It The Truth – The Ric & Ron Story Vol 2 ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
An excellent overview of the second half of the short run of the Ric & Ron labels – tiny imprints from New Orleans in the early years of soul music, but a crucial force in the development of the Crescent City sound! The work here is mostly from the early 60s, and really shows New Orleans ... read more CD

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VariousAtlantic Records History Of Rhythm & Blues Vocal Groups ... LP
Atlantic, 1950s/Early 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
Titles include "Please Mr Disc Jockey" by The Sensations, "Down In Mexico" by The Coasters, "Smokey Joe's Cafe" by The Robins, "Adorable" by The Drifters, "She's Mine All Mine" by The Royal Jokers, "Come Back My Love" by The Cardinals, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBad Bad Whiskey – The Ultimate Collection Of The Legends Of Drunken Blues ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $18.99
The title definitely gets it right – as the set's a killer collection of booze and blues – mostly pulled from the postwar years, and featuring a few R&B classics mixed with lesser-known gems! Alcohol is the subject of all these tunes – in all of its many forms and flavors ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of Brunswick – Love Songs & Ballads ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99
Beautiful work from Brunswick Records – one of our favorite sources for mellow soul in the early 70s – and a label who could handle the genre like nobody else! Brunswick had a way of recording tracks in a style that's full, yet still very up close and personal too – and which ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of New Orleans Rhythm & Blues Vol 1 ... CD
Rhino, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlame It On The Dogg – A Southern Blues & Soul Compilation Vol 1 ... CD
Essential, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
A huge amount of work produced and presented by the legendary Swamp Dogg – a hell of a great deep soul singer in his own right – but a talent who also helped so many other artists in the 60s and 70s! The range of talents here is really surprising – not just the tight roster of ... read more CD

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VariousBlame It On The Dogg – A Southern Blues & Soul Compilation Vol 2 ... CD
Essential, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
A huge amount of work produced and presented by the legendary Swamp Dogg – a hell of a great deep soul singer in his own right – but a talent who also helped so many other artists in the 60s and 70s! The range of talents here is really surprising – not just the tight roster of ... read more CD

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VariousBluesin' By The Bayou – Rough & Tough ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Not just bluesin', but layin' the bedrock foundation for some of the greatest southern soul, funk and swamp rock to come! Rough & Tough is the most revelatory compilation in Ace's By The Bayou series to date – digging deep into the rare recordings of 2 of south Louisiana's pivotal ... read more CD

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VariousBo Diddley Is A Songwriter ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $6.99
Here's a compilation that's going after our hearts! As revolutionary as the oft-imitated Bo Diddley beat was in early rock & roll, he doesn't get the credit he deserves for the far reaching impact of his songwriting – having been covered by everyone from Buddy Holly, The New York Dolls, ... read more CD

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VariousBrent – Superb 60s Soul Sounds ... CD
Brent/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Superb soul, indeed – a heady batch of work from the important Brent label in the 60s – including a fair bit of previously unissued tunes! Brent was a bit different than some of the 60s indie soul labels – in that they didn't just pull from their local scene, but culled material ... read more CD

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VariousBring It On Home – Black America Sings Sam Cooke ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
The influence of Sam Cooke runs deep in American soul music – not just because Sam was one of the first great soul singers of the 60s, but also because he had a really special way of putting over a message of hope and pride! This wonderful collection really shows that influence at its best ... read more CD

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VariousCan't Be Satisfied – The XL & Sounds Of Memphis Story Vol 1 ... CD
Sounds Of Memphis/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
An under-discovered treasure trove of southern soul – incredible early 70s work from the Sounds Of Memphis label – arguably a hipper imprint than Stax Records at the time! Sounds Of Memphis, and related XL imprint, were a perfect showcase for the growing sophistication in southern soul ... read more CD
 
 



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