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New Active ForceActive Force ... CD
A&M/Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A sweet 80s groover throughout – the only album we've ever seen by this keyboard-heavy quintet, served up in a flurry of catchy catchy tunes! Keys on the set are handled by producer/arranger Michael Stokes – who's very clearly in charge of the voices of the group – giving them ... read more CD

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New Atlantic StarrBrilliance ... CD
A&M/Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1982. Used ... $9.99
The title's certainly right on this one – because Atlantic Starr serve up a really brilliant blend of electro funk and mainstream soul – balanced with that near-perfect sound that made them one of the best groups of their generation! Despite the size of the combo, the sound is ... read more CD
Also available Brilliance ... CD 13.99

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New Roy AyersCoffy – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Polydor, 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
What can we say? This is one of the greatest soul soundtracks ever! In a market that was dominated by the big-selling Shaft and Superfly albums, Roy slipped in this masterful blend of jazzy vibes and wah wah funk that's easily one of the best-composed records of the blacksploitation genre! The ... read more CD
Also available Coffy – Original Soundtrack (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99

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New Roy AyersEverybody Loves The Sunshine ... CD
Polydor, 1976. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
One of Roy Ayers' biggest albums ever! The whole thing's an incredible album of mellow jazzy soul – and it shows Roy at the crossroads, perfecting his earlier funk style with a sweet mellow R&B edge, getting a bit slicker, but still staying on the righteous path, and opening up a whole ... read more CD
Also available Everybody Loves The Sunshine ... LP 9.99

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New Roy AyersHe's Coming ... CD
Polydor/Universal, 1971. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
One of the rarest and greatest Roy Ayers albums of all time – the sly, funky and spiritual masterpiece He's Coming from 1971 – really the beginning of the funk years from Roy Ayers Ubiquity! This one's a totally solid mix of soulful jazz, jazzy soul and righteous funk – and it's ... read more CD
Also available He's Coming ... LP 9.99

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New Roy AyersNo Stranger To Love ... CD
Polydor/Soul Brother (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $16.99
An oft-overlooked funky soul gem from the incredible Roy Ayers – taking turns with both uptempo material and more smoothed out soul sounds – all done with Roy's trademark jazzy approach to the dancefloor! No Stranger To Love is a sly, and often funky set that deserves to be mentioned ... read more CD

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New Bar-KaysToo Hot To Stop ... CD
Mercury, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A pivotal album from The Bar-Kays – a key post-Stax set, but one that's still very firmly grounded in Memphis funk! The groove definitely shows a bit more polish than before – the same sort of shift the Ohio Players made after moving to Mercury Records – but as with the Players ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New David BlackLoving Ain't Easy ... CD
Bust It, 1992. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New Black MerdaFolks From Mother's Mixer ... CD
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, 1971/1972. Used ... $6.99
Heavy duty fuzzy soul from Black Merda (aka Mer-Da) – the massive Black Merda and Long Burn The Fire LPs back-to-back on one CD! The Black Merda album has a distinct batch of influences that run from Funkadelic, to Hendrix, to Chicago electric blues – but since the recording (from ... read more CD

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New Don BlackmanDon Blackman ... CD
Arista/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $16.99
A jazz funk masterpiece, and THE record by the legendary Don Blackman – the only one issued under his own name for many many years, and a famous little set that's been sampled endlessly over the years, and for good reason! The vibe here is one that's barely been matched again – a blend ... read more CD
(Remastered edition – completely new version taken from the original source master tapes!)

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New Blaze25 Years Later ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1990. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic bit of soul and house that was woefully overlooked at the time of its release – and one of our favorite albums of the past 25 years! The Blaze production team had been hitting the underground club scene hard for a few years with their raw New Jersey house singles – then ... read more CD
Also available 25 Years Later ... CD 11.99

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New BloodstoneDon't Stop! ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great later album from Bloodstone – recorded after their initial classics for London, but in a sweet and mellow soul mode that's totally outta site! Part of the strength of the set is the mighty Al Johnson – who provides arrangements here that push the group firmly into a more modern ... read more CD

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New Angela BofillAngie ... CD
Buddah, 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Angela Bofill's sublime first album – a mixture of jazzy soul and soulful jazz, all put together with a sound that's really a cut above most of her contemporaries! As with Jean Carn or Phyllis Hyman, there's a sophistication to Angela's sound here that indicates roots in much hipper ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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New BrothersDon't Stop Now (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1976. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Great stuff – and the kind of group that would be easy to overlook if the tracks weren't so good! The Brothers were clearly some sort of a studio project designed to cash in on the disco craze – and they included Bhen Lanzaroni on keyboards, who'd also recorded a bit on his own as a ... read more CD

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New Brothers JohnsonBlam (with bonus track) ... CD
A&M/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Blam is right – an all-out batch of funky tracks from The Brothers Johnson – captured here right in the middle of their classic period with Quincy Jones! The Q's at the helm on production for the set, and the record's a great extension of their earlier efforts with the man – but ... read more CD

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New Chuck Brown & Eva CassidyOther Side ... CD
Liaison, 1992. Used ... $6.99
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New James BrownGet On Up – The James Brown Story ... CD
Polydor/Universal, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A set put together as the soundtrack for the James Brown bio-pic – but one that features mostly original recordings by The Godfather himself, and a few older cuts altered a bit for the film! The groove runs from early 60s soul to early 70s funk – and there's a fair bit of live tracks, ... read more CD

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New James BrownMotherlode – Unreleased Original Recordings (Expanded & Remastered) ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy ... $4.99 9.98
A stunning set of rare and unreleased grooves by James Brown – nearly all of which were cut during the classic early 70s years with the JBs, but never issued before this cool compilation! The set's got some essentials for any fan of JB – including the lost soul classic "She's The ... read more CD

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New Sheree BrownMessages From The Heart – An Extention Of Love ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2013. New Copy ... $16.99
A positive, powerful set from the always-great Sheree Brown – a new recording, but one that sparkles just as much as her rare classics for Capitol Records at the start of the 80s! Like those gems, there's a blend of jazz and soul here that's really wonderful – a special sound that puts ... read more CD

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New Tyrone BrunsonSticky Situation (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Believe In A Dream/FTG, 1982. Used ... $9.99
A bassy bassy classic from Tyrone Brunson – a heck of a great player on many other folks' albums at the time – and a darn compelling leader on his own! The set crackles with all the street soul vibe you might expect from the cover – breaking bits mixed with electro elements ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Bobby ByrdOn The Move ... CD
Soulciety (Germany), 1994. Used ... $4.99
Features backings from a hip group of younger funk players – and guest vocals by Carleen and Vicki Anderson! CD
(Out of print.)

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New Terry CallierLookin Out ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A lovely album from the legendary Terry Callier – another spacious set of gorgeously composed soul for Mr. Bongo! Lookin' Out was largely recorded in the Chicago area, with players that sit in with Terry in his residences at the Green Mill, and the easy, jazzy feel reflects it. What really ... read more CD

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New CashmereCashmere – Let The Music Turn You On (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philly World/Big Break (UK), 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A killer set from Cashmere – and a batch of music that definitely turns us on! The album's got a lean, mean groove that's mighty nice – a tight, keyboard-driven approach to 80s soul – but one that's also held together beautifully by lead vocals from Dwight Dukes, who was ... read more CD

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New Chairmen Of The BoardGive Me Just A Little More Time ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970. Used ... $13.99
A landmark album of 70s soul – and perhaps the most enduring full LP by this enigmatic harmony group! The vocals of General Crook alone are more than enough to win us over – some of the most distinct lead soul singing we've ever heard, pitched perfectly with the backings of the rest of ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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New ChakachasJungle Fever (with bonus track) ... CD
Polydor/Big Break (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $14.99
A mad mix of Latin and funky rhythms – a 70s classic from the Belgian group Chakachas! The album's best known for its title hit "Jungle Fever" – an insane cut that features heavy drums, choppy guitar, and a stop/start action that's peppered with sounds of female pleasure! ... read more CD

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New Changing FacesChanging Faces ... CD
Big Beat, 1994. Used ... $3.99
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New Ava CherryStreetcar Named Desire (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gold Coast/Gold Legion, 1982. Used ... $8.99
One of the more new wave-oriented moments from Ava Cherry – a singer we know best from her solo work in soul, but who also has a pretty strong pedigree on the rock side of the spectrum as well! The instrumentation is heavy on keyboards – played by Mark Isham, in a way that sometimes ... read more CD

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New Chi-LitesBest Of The Chi-Lites ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
Stunning work from one of the greatest vocal groups ever – the mighty mighty Chi-Lites! The group had an amazing run at Brunswick records during the late 60s and early 70s – recording single after single that not only helped redefine the sound of group soul for a new generation, but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Chocolate MilkFriction ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
No friction here, as the groove is mighty tight, and plenty smooth – a great example of the way that Chocolate Milk found a whole new sound in the 80s! Gone are the heavier modes of the 70s, and in their place are some wicked keyboards and bass-heavy rhythms – snapping and popping with ... read more CD

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New Merry ClaytonBest Of Merry Clayton ... CD
Ode/Sony, Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 13.98
A killer collection of Merry Clayton's incredible work for the Ode Records label in the early 70s – really genre-crossing soul music cut hot on the heels of Clayton's famous work with Joe Cocker, The Rolling Stones, and others! Merry's got a damn powerful vocal approach here – as ... read more CD

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New Dennis CoffeyAbsolutely The Best Of Dennis Coffey ... CD
Fuel 2000, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Funky Dennis Coffey – classics from his years at Sussex and programmed with one funky instrumental jam after another – 20 tracks from one of the maddest, hardest grooving, most genre-bending figures from the 70s Detroit scene! There's a rawly rumbling underbelly to the material, funky ... read more CD

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New Bootsy CollinsFresh Outta P University ... CD
Private I, 1998. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole. Booklet has a gold promotional stamp and a small sticker.)

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New Color Me BadCMB ... CD
Giant, 1991. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Coming Of AgeComin Correct ... CD
HDH, 1995. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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New CommodoresMidnight Magic ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Lots of Midnight Magic from The Commdores – still nice and funky at the start of the evening, but also chilling out in the wee hours too – really finding a great way to follow the trajectory of the night with the tracks in this set! The album sparkles with strong arrangements and ... read more CD

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New CommodoresNatural High ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
A pivotal album for The Commodores – still very funky here, with a sound that stays true to their roots – yet also able to reach out into some of the mature mellow ballads that would make them a huge crossover act in years to come! James Carmichael arranges and produces here – ... read more CD

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New Norman ConnorsSaturday Night Special (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1975. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A brilliant mix of soul and jazz from the legendary Norman Connors – a key album in breaking Norman out back in the 70s – and a record that's still pretty darn perfect all these many years later! You can hear Connors' deep roots throughout the set – but they're often used towards ... read more CD

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New LC CookeComplete SAR Recordings ... CD
SAR/Abkco, 1964. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
The first-ever release of this full album of material by LC Cooke – the younger brother of the late Sam Cooke, but a hell of a singer in his own right! LC issued a few labels for Sam's SAR label in the early 60s, but this full set never saw the light of day – as it was scrapped after ... read more CD

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New CountsIt's What's In The Groove (Love Sign/Funk Pump/bonus tracks) ... CD
Aware/Ace (UK), 1973/1974. Used ... Just Sold Out!
What's in the groove is plenty of funk – served up in an overstuffed package that includes all the tracks from The Counts' 2 albums on Aware, plus a few more bonus numbers! The best work here is from the mighty Love Sign album – quite possibly the most righteous work ever from The ... read more CD

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New Deborah CoxOne Wish ... CD
Arista, 1998. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. CRC pressing.)

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New CybotronEnter Cybotron (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Fantasy/Decision, 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A mindblowing debut from Cybotron – one of the most unusual groups to ever hail from Detroit – and that's saying a hell of a lot, given the musical legacy of the city! Cybotron have a sound that's starkly electronic, and a huge influence on later electro, hip hop, techno, and house ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Andre CymoneAC (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1985. Used ... $11.99
The best of a handful of albums that the one-time Prince bassist put out in the early 80s – a record that made a splash via the great Prince-penned "The Dance Electric" – possibly a blessing and a curse for AC, as Prince was so huge at the time that the record going public was ... read more CD

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New Deee-LiteWorld Clique ... CD
Elektra, 1990. Used ... $1.99
There's never been a better bit of pop throwaway dancefloor fodder ever! Sure, these guys were blaring out of every cheap radio at the time, and it was just about impossible to walk into a shopping mall without hearing "Groove Is In The Heart" for about 5 years after the album came out ... read more CD

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New Dr JohnDesitively Bonnaroo ... CD
Label M/Atlantic, 1974. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Tight funky work from Dr John – a second collaboration with producer Allen Toussaint, and a set that follows strongly on their Right Place record of the year before! The groove's not as messed-up as on the first few Atlantic records by the Doctor – but in it's place is a sweet electric ... read more CD
(CD case has a spot of sticker residue.)

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New Dr JohnLocked Down ... CD
Nonesuch, 2012. Used ... $9.99
The best record in years – maybe decades – from the legendary Dr John – and a set that stands up strongly next to the messed-up Crescent City vibe of his 70s classics! Big thanks are due to Black Keys' guitarist Dan Auerbach – who produced and supervised the whole recording ... read more CD

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New DramaticsDrama V (with bonus track) ... CD
ABC/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Damn great work from The Dramatics – a group who never seemed to miss at all during their massive 70s run – and one who really knew how to hold onto an edge in their vocals, and most of their grooves as well! The main maestro here is Don Davis – one of the few late 70s producers ... read more CD

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New DramaticsNew Dimension ... CD
Capitol/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $16.99
The Dramatics definitely hit a new dimension here on Capitol Records – a new home for the group in the early 80s – and a label who really helped them find some new energy in their music! The placement's no surprise – given that singer LJ Reynolds was also working for Capitol ... read more CD

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New DramaticsShake It Well – Best Of The Dramatics 1974 to 1980 ... CD
MCA, Mid 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $4.99 5.98
Excellent middle period work by the Dramatics – recorded after their years at Stax, with a slightly smoother groove, and featuring some great tunes that really sparkle! By this point, the group were hitting a Detroit modern mode – with less of the rough edges of the Stax work, which ... read more CD

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New Dynamic SuperiorsSky's The Limit ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s/1980s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Rare work by the Dynamic Superiors – and great work as well! The CD brings together tracks produced and arranged by Tony Camillo – most of which never saw the light of day, and which stand as a nice bracket to the later end of the harmony group's later Motown work. There's a mix of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New EbonysSing About Life ... CD
Buddah/P&C, 1976. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
The Ebonys sing about life, and a host of other groovy topics too – in this lost soul treasure from the 70s! The set is one of only two albums ever cut by The Ebonys – a consistently great group from the 70s, as is testified by their constant popularity in our racks! The quartet has a ... read more CD

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New EbonysSing About Life ... CD
Buddah/P&C, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The Ebonys sing about life, and a host of other groovy topics too – in this lost soul treasure from the 70s! The set is one of only two albums ever cut by The Ebonys – a consistently great group from the 70s, as is testified by their constant popularity in our racks! The quartet has a ... read more CD
Also available Sing About Life ... CD 14.99

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New EmotionsCome Into Our World (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1979. Used ... $9.99
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
Also available Come Into Our World (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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

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New Coke EscovedoCoke ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible fusion of all the greatness that was going on in the Bay Area scene of the 70s – put together by Coke Escovedo – the brother of Pete and Sheila E, former leader of Azteca, and onetime member of Santana! Yet this set sounds like none of that previous work at all – ... read more CD

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New Lisa FischerSo Intense ... CD
Elektra, 1991. Used ... $4.99
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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New Aretha FranklinYoung, Gifted & Black ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A CD reissue of an album that perfectly mixes both sides of Aretha – the earlier hard-hitting soulster, and the developing vocalist with a rich talent for more sophisticated material. The album features the anthemic title cut in Aretha's famous version – plus the sample favorite "R ... read more CD

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New Full ForceGuess Who's Comin' To The Crib? ... CD
CBS (Japan), 1987. Used ... $19.99
Pop soul from Full Force – filled with plenty of influence from mainstream hip hop, but all watered down into a much more partyful groove! The group here are a bridge between the commercial funk of Prince, The Time, and other 80s acts – and some of the more beat-heavy sounds coming out ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Gap BandGap Band IV ... CD
Universal, 1982. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Perhaps the ultimate album for The Gap Band – and sure, it was a hit, but the record still sounds great today, and the constant sampling of some of the record has kept it fresh in the crates for years and years. The band have lost the heavier funk sound of earlier years, and working in a ... read more CD

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

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New Marvin GayeI Want You ... CD
Motown, 1976. Used ... $3.99
An incredible record – quite possibly our favorite ever by Marvin Gaye! The album is quite unique – written by Leon Ware, and recorded in collaboration with him – done as a "suite" of tracks based on themes of passion, joy, and new love – all of which were very ... read more CD
Also available I Want You ... CD 4.99

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New Marvin GayeLet's Get It On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
An amazing record that stunned the world almost as much as Marvin's previous effort, What's Going On. Like that one, this album's an amazingly unified batch of tracks – with a visionary message about sex and love that is as honest and bracing as the politics and social commentary of his ... read more CD
Also available
Let's Get It On ... CD 4.99
Let's Get It On ... CD 3.99

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New Gloria GaynorExperience Gloria Gaynor (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MGM/Big Break (UK), 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Warmly gliding soul from Gloria Gaynor – a great little set that has none of the cliches that sometimes mar our memory of Gloria's work, awash in tight arrangements that mix equal part disco and mainstream soul! Much of the record is upbeat, but never over the top – and even the longer ... read more CD
Also available Experience Gloria Gaynor ... CD 13.99

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New Gloria GaynorNever Can Say Goodbye (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MGM/BBR (UK), 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The start of a very successful run for Gloria Gaynor – a seminal bit of crossover 70s soul – one that perfectly linked the dancefloor with the airwaves, and managed to take on more than a few living rooms as well! Gloria's not entirely in full blown disco-diva mode yet, and works here ... read more CD

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New Lenis Guess & OthersStory Of Lenis Guess ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Funky soul from Virginia's great Lenis Guess – best known as the leader of the Raw Soul combo, but also a hell of a singer on his own – as well as a producer, arranger, songwriter, and label owner too! This massive package showcases all of Guess' mighty talents – and brings ... read more CD
Also available Story Of Lenis Guess (with download) ... LP 16.99

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New Hall & OatesLooking Back ... CD
BMG (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
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New Isaac HayesAnd Once Again (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
And once again, Isaac Hayes wows us with the brilliance of his later work at Polydor – really subtle soul that's a wonderful extension of modes first begun at Stax! The sound is a bit smoother here, but it really fits Ike's maturing vocals wonderfully – and sets him up in these ... read more CD

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New 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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New Isaac Hayes/Gordon Parks/Johnny PateShaft Anthology – His Big Score & More 1971 to 1974 (3CD set) ... CD
MGM/Film Score Monthly, Mid 70s. Used 3 CDs ... $29.99
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
(Out of print.)

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New 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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New Loleatta HollowayLove Sensation (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Big Break (UK), 1980. Used ... $8.99
Landmark club grooves from the great Loleatta Holloway – and a record that definitely has her at the top of the disco game for the 70s! Holloway's working here with a nice variety of arrangers and producers – including Bobby Womack, Norman Harris, Dan Hartman, and Tom Washington – ... read more CD
Also available Love Sensation (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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New Carl Sherlock HolmesInvestigation No 1 (with bonus track) ... CD
CRS/Tramp (Germany), 1974. New Copy ... $12.99
A funky holy grail – one of the rarest of the rare, and the only album ever cut by funky guitarist Carl "Sherlock" Holmes! Carl's work on the guitar is incredible – fast riffing and jazzy, with a style that's dirtier and messier than some of his 70s jazz funk contemporaries, ... read more CD

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New Chuck JacksonI Don't Want To Cry ... CD
Charly (UK), 1961. Used ... $3.99
Beautiful heartbreaking soul in the "iceman" style that was pioneered by Jerry Butler, and taken up by Chuck in his early years at Wand Records! This set features 16 tracks from those glory days, when Chuck was one of the most compelling singers on the charts – and when his deep ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New George JacksonOld Friend – The Fame Recordings Vol 3 – Rare & Unreleased Recordings From The Fame Vaults ... CD
Fame/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Never-issued work by the great George Jackson, mixed together with a handful of some of the few singles released back in the day – all to serve up a seminal portrait of this crucially-overlooked talent in southern soul! George was one of those backroom figures who helped out countless other ... read more CD

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New Michael JacksonNumber Ones ... CD
Epic, Late 70s/1980s/1990s/Early 2000s. Used ... $3.99
Chart topping R&B from Michael, including "Don't Stop Til You Get Enough", "Rock With You", "Billie Jean", "Beat It", "Thriller", "I Just Can't Stop Loving You", "Bad", "Smooth Criminal", "The Way You Make Me ... read more CD

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New Jackson 5Looking Through The Windows (plus bonus track) ... CD
Motown, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Pure genius – like just about every other early Motown album by the Jackson 5! The vocals are sublime – almost even more perfect than on the first few records – and the group have some great help in the studio from arrangers like The Corporation, Willie Hutch, Johnny Bristol, and ... read more CD

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New Jackson 5Skywriter ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used ... $4.99
The Jackson 5, soaring to the skies – and writing their mighty Motown message with even more dynamic energy than before! The album has the group really stretching their wings – moving into some greatly grooving territory that hints at the dancefloor direction they'd take even more ... read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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New JacksonsJacksons ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1976. Used ... $8.99
Great stuff – and a key link between the early work of the Jackson 5 on Motown and Michael's later grooves with Quincy Jones! The Gamble/Huff team give the group a smooth sweet sound – definitely in a dancefloor mode, with some of the bassy riffs of Michael's Off The Wall album, but ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing.)

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New Peter Jacques BandFire Night Dance (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prelude/Big Break (UK), 1979. Used ... $8.99
A spacey little set of clubby grooves from European disco honchos Jacques Fred Petrus and producer Mauro Malavasi – with lead vocals from the legendary Leroy Burgess! The tracks here are all quite long and building – very much in the classic Prelude Records mode, and with a fair dose ... read more CD

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New Ginji JamesLove Is A Merry Go Round ... CD
Brunswick/Victor (Japan), 1970. Used ... $24.99
One of our favorite Chicago soul sessions of all time – and the only album ever cut by Texas-bred singer Ginji James! Ginji's got a style that's both sweet and deep – which makes her a perfect fit for the sweeping, loping arrangements of the record – very much in the best ... read more CD
(Out of print, small amount of writing in pen on booklet.)

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New Rick JamesCome Get It ... CD
Motown, 1978. Used ... $4.99
Rick James' first LP for Motown subsidiary Gordy – an effort that was to provide the blueprint for his later success! James' trademark pop bass funk style is fully formed on this one already, and though we may once have thought little of the slick production and style, looking back this ... read more CD

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New Chris JasperSuperbad (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/Big Break (UK), 1987. Used ... $7.99
A wickedly wonderful solo set from Chris Jasper – cut in a mode that's right up there with the best 80s material he did with the Isley Brothers! Jasper's voice sounds surprisingly great in the lead – maybe not as powerful as that of Ernie Isley, but with a sense of individuality that ... read more CD
Also available Superbad (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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New JJ Johnson/Dominic FrontiereCleopatra Jones/Cleopatra Jones & The Casino Of Gold ... CD
Film Score Monthly, 1973/1975. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
An amazing double-header – and a set that really adds a lot more music than we might have expected! First up is a richly expanded version of Cleopatra Jones – one of the best of the blacksploitation scores of the early 70s – a masterpiece of music that we rate every bit as high ... read more CD
(Limited edition of 3000 copies.)

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New Glenn JonesGreatest Hits Of Glenn Jones – Giving Myself To You ... CD
Razor & Tie, 1980s/Early 90s. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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New JunieBread Alone/5 ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1970s. Used ... $6.99
A pair of funky soul sets from the early 80s by Junie – Bread Alone and 5 back-to-back in one set! Bread Alone is a nice batch of slicked up funk – not as crazy has his stoned-out albums on Westbound, but just as great overall! There's plenty of 80s bass pedal whomping in the mix, but ... read more CD

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New Kashmere Stage BandTexas Thunder Soul 1968 to 1974 ... CD
Now Again/Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
A massive exploration of the music of Kashmere Stage Band – the legendary Texas funk combo whose work has been pushed heavily over the years by Wax Poetics, Stones Throw, and many others! The double-length set goes even deeper than any of the vinyl reissues of work by the group – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New KC & The Sunshine BandDo It Good (with bonus tracks) ... CD
TK/Big Break (UK), 1974. Used ... $9.99
KC & The Sunshine band definitely live up to the title here – doing it good, and doing it funky with a great early Miami funk groove! The sound has a lot more sharp edges than their later hits – but is still already plenty darn infectious – a wicked bouncy groove that never ... read more CD

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New Paul KellyHooked, Hogtied & Collared ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
One of our favorite albums ever from soul singer Paul Kelly – an overlooked talent who was given a great 70s run by Warner Brothers, but never fully got his due! Paul's got roots in southern soul, but works here in a slightly modern mode too – with production from Buddy Killen that ... read more CD

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New Evelyn Champagne KingFace To Face (UK pressing with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Big Break (UK), 1983. Used ... $4.99
Evelyn Champagne King will always be most popularly remembered for her massive disco pop crossover hits of the late 70s, but she progressed really nicely throughout the 80s, keeping up with the evolving dancefloor soul sounds of the times – and Face To Face is a lean, clubby electro soul and ... read more CD

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New Fern KinneyGroove Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Malaco/Big Break (UK), 1979. Used ... $8.99
A standout classic from Fern Kinney – and a set that not only marked a big moment of evolution for southern soul, but also for the Mississippi scene as well! The set was recorded at the Malaco studios in Jackson, but has a vibe that's much closer to some of the TK Records material from Miami ... read more CD

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsLive At The Roxy ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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New Kool & The GangWild & Peaceful ... CD
De-Lite, 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
After this one, there was no turning back for Kool & The Gang! The record has them bringing their underground funk sound to the masses – with a choppy riffy groove that stands out almost as a public challenge to all the other pretenders that had been cropping up on major labels during ... read more CD

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New LA BrumfieldI Want To Be Your Babe ... CD
Stardrome/Boogie Times (France), 1983. Used ... $4.99
Mellow grooves and modern soul, all wrapped together with a nice degree of sweetness – thanks to the efforts of Curt Brumfield, who wrote, produced, and sang lead vocals on the entire set! The album's a sweet bit of underground soul from the early 80s – a homegrown effort, but one with ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New La RueThere's Love Out There ... CD
BMG, 1989. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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New Paul LaurenceHaven't You Heard (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A nice mid 80s groover from Paul Laurence for Capitol – whose biggest successes, arguably, were in his services as a songwriter and producer for other artists – making a pretty great case for his own work as a headline act on Haven't You Heard! May may not have heard it, actually, but ... read more CD

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New Eloise LawsEloise (with bonus tracks) ... CD
ABC/FTG, 1977. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The warm, sweetly grooving Eloise album from Eloise Laws – a nice bit of smoothly produced LA soul, with arrangements by Gene Page, and production by Linda Creed and Jerry Goldstein. Eloise's vocals are really wonderful here, exuding warmth something of relaxed approach to her singing that ... read more CD

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New Laura LeeLaura Lee's Greatest Hits ... CD
Hot Wax, Early 70s. Used ... $1.99
Heavy soul from the great Laura Lee – a deep soul singer who recorded briefly for the Hot Wax label in the early 70s, and who made some mighty fine sides that are still regarded as the best of her generation! Laura's sound is definitely in the southern diva mode – but she's also got ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Lonnie LesterStory Of Lonnie Lester ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Raw vintage soul from Lonnie Lester! Lonnie's smooth, honey sweet voice is such a fantastic foil for the often stripped-down, but driving sounds of these rare singles, it's hard to believe he's not a more celebrated figure. Well, it's never too late the start celebrating him – and this ... read more CD
Also available Story Of Lonnie Lester ... LP 14.99

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New Earl LettStory Of Professor Earl Lett – 1965 to 1978 ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Funky sax genius from Professor Earl Lett – a cool combo player who cut some great funky 45s at the end of the 60s and start of the 70s! The cuts here are a mix of instrumental and vocal numbers – but even the latter have plenty of reed work from Earl, blown with a sharp-edged and ... read more CD

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New Little BeaverParty Down ... CD
Cat/Warner (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
A funky classic from Little Beaver – one of the best albums to come out of the Miami scene of the mid 70s! Little Beaver lays down some righteous guitar and heavy vocals over a cool spare backing groove on this one. It's a party, alright, but it's got the feel of the smoldering, latenight ... read more CD
Also available Party Down (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 16.99
 
 



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