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New Barbara AcklinLove Makes a Woman ... LP
Brunswick, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Barbara Acklin's first album – and a landmark of Chicago soul that firmly established Acklin as one of the city's best writers and new female singers! Acklin had a classy sound that was different than some of her raw soul sisters in the city – but although she was classy, she also didn' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Barbara AcklinSeven Days Of Night ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An excellent second album by Barbara Acklin – and a perfect demonstration of her really unique Chicago soul talents! Acklin's really at the cusp of two generations here – at one level still with some of the sweetness of the earlier style of 60s girl soul, but at another full of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New AfriqueSoul Makossa ... LP
Mainstream, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A killer album of Afro Funk – with a very unusual origin! In the wake of Manu Dibango's big hit (and some kind of failure to register the copyright), many many versions of "Soul Makossa" were recorded and released, some good, some bad. This album is a good example of that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Makossa ... LP 24.99

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New ArtisticsI Want You To Make My Life Over ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of The Artistics' most beautiful albums for Brunswick – and the one that includes the title song that was perhaps their greatest single! "I Want You To Make My Life Over" is a classic bit of Chicago soul – done at a level that really sums up all the sophisticated changes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I Want You To Make My Life Over (with bonus track) ... CD 21.99

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New Roy AyersAfrica, Center Of The World ... LP
Polydor, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Roy Ayers in a very Afro-styled mode – working here on his own after a famous collaboration with Fela Kuti – in a set that's filled with the same sort of hard-driving Afro-Funk grooves that you'd find in Fela's classic recordings! The songs are shorter than Fela's, and with more of Roy' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Africa, Center Of The World ... CD 16.99

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New Roy AyersEverybody Loves The Sunshine ... LP
Polydor, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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New Roy AyersHe's Coming ... LP
Polydor, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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New Roy AyersMystic Voyage ... LP
Polydor, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An archetypal album by Roy – and one that really shows him at the turning point! Gone are the trippier jazz funk moments of earlier albums – and in their place are some tight grooves and wonderfully spacey soul. Roy hits the dancefloor with one of his first uptempo funk numbers "B ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Mystic Voyage ... CD 8.99
Mystic Voyage ... CD 5.99

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New Roy AyersTear To A Smile ... LP
Polydor, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the best early soul albums by Roy Ayers! Roy's working here with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edwin Birdsong, William Allen, Harry Whitaker, and other hip players – a perfect crew to forge Roy's unique blend of jazz and soul. This is perhaps the first record to really have Roy stretching out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Roy AyersVibrations ... LP
Polydor, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of Roy Ayers' greatest albums of the 70s – a set that tightens up the groove from previous Polydor productions, yet still keeps all the soul intact! The record picks up the style begun with the Mystic Voyage album, and pushes it to some slightly tighter territory – a more focused ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Vibrations ... CD 10.99

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New Roy AyersVirgo Red ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A great little album from Roy Ayers – a very funky record that's almost all instrumental all the way through! The sound is a bit in the vein of Roy's Live At Montreux set – but funkier overall, thanks to some very heavy rhythms on the bottom – and an approach to the tunes that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light ring & edge wear, a cutout notch, and small splits on the top and bottom seams.)

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New Anita BakerGiving You The Best That I Got ... LP
Elektra, 1988. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A mega-hit, but for good reason – as the record brought sophistication back to chart soul at the end of the 80s – proof that well-done, deeply-voiced records could still beat the schmaltz of the geri-curl generation! Anita's working here in territory that draws from the classics, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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New Anita BakerSongstress ... LP
Beverly Glen, 1983. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $3.99
From the female singer in the obscure group Chapter 8, Anita went onto become one of the biggest selling soul music acts during the 80s – and this album's her first effort as a solo act. The record's a smooth sophisticated batch of soul tunes, with lots of nice jazzy touches, and a classy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Hank BallardHank Ballard's Biggest Hits ... LP
King, Late 50s/Early 60s. Fair ... $4.99
A pretty strong overview of Hank's fiercer R&B tunes for King Records – most of them cut at the end of the 50s, with that mean and lean style that actually could make Hank sound pretty darn scary! Titles include "It's Love Baby", "Sugaree", "Annie Had A Baby" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label King pressing, manufactured by Capitol. Cover has clear tape on the seams, some discoloration from age, and small stains on back.)

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New Beginning Of The EndBeginning Of The End ... LP
Alston, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the rarest funky records of all time – the hard-to-find second album by Beginning Of The End! This West Indian combo hit it big with their first album on Alston, but this second set, for some strange reason, never really got distributed – which is a damn shame, because it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Beginning Of The End (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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New Chuck BerryChuck Berry On Stage ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Fair ... $4.99
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(Black label mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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New Edwin BirdsongEdwin Birdsong ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1979. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
A great one from Edwin Birdsong – a proudly self-produced set, and right up there with his best albums! It was recorded for Philly after he left the company of Roy Ayers, but with a few nice Roy Ayers-like touches in moments. Our favorite tracks are "Autumn Eyes" and "Lollipop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a mark from sticker removal, and a gold promo stamp.)

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New Black HeatBlack Heat ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A searing debut from Black Heat – one of the best funk acts to record for Atlantic during the 70s, and a tight little group with a sound that's a mixture of New Orleans funk and New York heavy! The album's got a bit of vocals – figuring in on about half the tracks – but the main ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Black NastyTalking To The People (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Enterprise/4 Men With Beards, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 18.98
Excellent heavy funk from Stax! Black Nasty were one of the heaviest groups on the label – with a rock-solid guitar-based groove that went even farther than the Bar-Kays, who were no slouch in the guitar department themselves! The grooves are all slow to midtempo, with the band coming down ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Black Voices (aka The Watts Prophets)On The Street In Watts ... LP
ALA, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
A chilling statement from the west coast scene of the 70s – the first album from The Watts Prophets, the ultra-powerful group who emerged from the LA turmoil of the 60s. Like the Last Poets, the group blends together righteous spoken word passages and some spare rhythms and a touch of jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available On The Street In Watts ... LP 9.99

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New BlowflyBlowfly On TV ... LP
Weird World, Early 70s. Good+ ... $14.99
Blow Fly's second album – and a hilarious parody of TV! The record features Blow's band playing lots of funky riffs and heavy vamps, while Blow sings songs over the top that are parodies of "Batman", "Sesame Street", "Tom Jones", and "Ed Sullivan" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some seam splitting.)

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New BohannonKeep On Dancin' ... LP
Dakar, 1972. Good+ ... $7.99
Massive grooves from the mighty Hamilton Bohannon – the kind of skittish, nervous rhythms that made his funk unlike any other artist of the 70s! There's a sense of rhythmic progression here that's super-tight, but often quite subtle in its inflections – a mode that went onto have a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is stained and wrinkled on the bottom half.)
Also available Keep On Dancin' (with bonus tracks) ... CD 22.99

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New Gary US BondsDance 'Til Quarter To Three ... LP
Legrand, 1960. Good+ ... $9.99
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(Cover has pieces of yellowed tape on both sides, some discoloration from age, and some writing in pencil on back.)

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New Booker T & The MGsSoul Dressing ... LP
Stax, 1965. Very Good ... $24.99
A great little record from Booker T and group – often overlooked amidst the range between Green Onions and Melting Pot, but a very strong album of soulful Memphis instrumentals all the way through! Book's organ is bubbling hot, and the band's tight rhythm style works in a perfect laid-back ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some light wear.)

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New BreakwaterBreakwater ... LP
Arista, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark set from a group who only ever gave the world two albums – but who've gone on to have a huge influence over the years! This initial offering from Breakwater is a masterful blend of jazzy fusion and mellower soul – a sound sifted together so perfectly, it really tops the rest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New BrickGood High ... LP
Bang, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A killer debut from Brick – the start of a massive run at the end of the 70s, a time when the group was easily one of the biggest acts to come out of the up-and-coming Atlanta scene! Like some other Atlanta acts of the time, Brick had a way of fusing older funky soul on a tighter modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Johnny BristolHang On In There Baby ... LP
MGM, 1974. Very Good ... $2.99
The first solo album from Johnny Bristol – a genius soul talent who did a bunch of great work for Motown as a writer and arranger, breaking out here on his own! Like so many other behind-the-scenes talents from the late 60s, Johnny turned out to be an excellent soul artist in his own right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some discoloration along the opening and partially split top seam.)
Also available Hang On In There Baby ... CD 13.99

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New Brothers & SistersDylan's Gospel (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Ode/Light In The Attic, 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 22.98
A really amazing project – and a totally righteous little record – a set of songs all penned by Bob Dylan in the 60s, sung by a hip spiritual choir that includes performances from soul singers Clydie King, Merry Clayton, Edna Wright, and Gloria Jones! The mix of soul and gospel here is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Housed in an expanded gatefold tip on jacket.)
Also available Dylan's Gospel ... CD 14.99

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New Brothers UnlimitedWho's For The Young ... LP
Capitol, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A excellent album of southern funk – and darn rare, too! We know almost nothing about the Brothers, but they're a 14 piece combo with a tight ensemble funk sound that clearly shows roots of both the Memphis and Muscle Shoals scenes where the album was recorded! There's a lot of fuzzy guitar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New James BrownBlack Caesar ... LP
Polygram, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Damn, is this a great record! The album's not only one of the best blacksploitation soundtracks ever recorded, it's also one of James Brown's funkiest outings of the early 70s! Nearly every cut's a winner, and James gets some very funky help from The JBs, who groove hard on the best instrumental ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Black Caesar ... CD 4.99

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New James BrownGettin' Down To It ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good- Gatefold ... $7.99
A great little album by James Brown – and very different than his other work! He cut this one with the groovy Dee Felice Trio – a jazz-based combo that he recorded on their own for King, on another very rare, very excellent record. The band's in similar form here, although not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some wear, a center split on the spine, some light stains, and unglued top and bottom seams.)

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New James BrownIt's A New Day – Let A Man Come In ... LP
King, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Further genius from James Brown at the start of the 70s – a record that's starting to show some of the more open-ended grooves he'd explore with the JBs on their own albums – longer, stretched-out tracks that are way more than simple funk and soul! There's a sense of freewheeling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available It's A New Day – Let A Man Come In ... LP 19.99

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New James BrownPayback ... LP
Polydor, 1973. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $16.99
A masterpiece of funky soul – and one of the greatest albums of the early 70s! It all comes together on this one – funk, soul, politics, and production – and the record is still one of the clearest examples of James Brown's genius that you'll ever find! Recorded during the same ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Payback ... CD 4.99

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New James BrownSlaughter's Big Rip-Off ... LP
Polydor, 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
Easily one of the funkiest albums that James Brown ever recorded – and one of his few entries into the blacksploitation genre of the 70s! James really outdid himself for this one – working at a hard burning pace that had the JBs cooking up some killer funk for just about every number ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New James BrownSoul On Top (German pressing) ... LP
Polydor (Germany), 1970. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A different James Brown album – but a nice one! James doesn't sing soul, so much as jazz – in front of large backings by Louis Bellson, with arrangements by Oliver Nelson that are in his best 60s soul mode – and which give the album a very very groovy feel overall! The record's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)

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New James BrownThere It Is ... LP
Polydor, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the best James Brown soul LPs from the 70's, with a great mix of funky tracks and deeper soul tracks. The latter is represented by the classics "Public Enemy #1" and "King Heroin", both hard soul political tracks. The funk is represented by "Talkin' Loud & ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Keni BurkeChanges ... LP
RCA, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
A standout solo moment from the amazing Keni Burke – an artist who's come a long way from his youthful start in the 5 Stairsteps! Keni had recorded other adult work by the time of this early 80s set, but Changes is easily his best-remembered album – a masterpiece of 80s groove, all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Solomon BurkeKing Of Rock N Soul (aka Rock 'N Soul) ... LP
Atlantic, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Genius work from Solomon Burke – the kind of all-out, no-nonsense soul album that made Atlantic Records one of the strongest forces in the genre during the 60s! If you've ever bought one of Solomon's weaker recent albums, you owe it to yourself to check this one out – as it's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Jerry ButlerMr Dream Merchant ... LP
Mercury, 1967. Good ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic bit of solid soul from Jerry's Mercury period. Includes the great title cut, plus a lot of other originals like "Lost", "Beside You", "The Way I Love You", and more. This has the Gamble/Huff Mercury sound, but the feel's a lot like his great Vee Jay albums, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove.)

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New Terry CallierI Just Can't Help Myself ... LP
Cadet, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the best albums that Terry Callier ever recorded – and a masterpiece of the baroque soul crossover style that was going down at the Chess/Cadet label at the time! Terry's own folksy singing and playing would be more than enough to make this record great – but it's given an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... LP
Cadet, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
What Color Is Love ... CD 10.99
What Color Is Love ... LP

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New Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... LP
Cadet, 1973. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear, a few stains, and some seam splitting.)
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What Color Is Love ... LP 9.99
What Color Is Love ... CD 10.99

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New Chambers BrothersTime Has Come ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good+ ... $6.99
One of the biggest albums ever from The Chambers Brothers – a set that helped them cross over big into the mainstream – shaking off their previous folksy roots with a rumbling approach to psychedelic soul! The record's got a much heavier groove than any of the group's previous work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some marker on front.)

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New Ray CharlesWhat'd I Say ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Good ... $6.99
A pivotal album for Ray – one that features the sweet electric piano jammer "What'd I Say" – offered up here in 2 parts, and a track that would become the prototype for so many funk songs in years to come! The Raelettes back Ray up on most tracks – and other tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label 60s pressing.)

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New Cheyenne's Comin'Cheyenne's Comin' ... LP
Shadybrook, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A totally righteous little record – the only set we've ever seen from Native American vocalist Cheyenne Fowler – and a wicked blend of jazz, soul, and funk – tied together with a really positive spirit! Gene Russell had a hand in putting the set together, and you can definitely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Chi-Lites(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People ... LP
Brunswick, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Seminal work from one of the 70s greatest groups! The band had always been great at love songs and uptempo numbers – but this record has them moving into more righteous area, picking up on some of the more socially conscious soul of their generation that had been working its way up the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available (For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People (with bonus track) ... CD 22.99

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New Chocolate MilkWe're All In This Together ... LP
RCA, 1977. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
An overlooked funky classic from Chocolate Milk – and a set that still preserves the tight grooves of the group's earliest work! Allan Toussaint is still on hand this time around to help with both production and songwriting – and his touches can definitely be felt on the record – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and some wear.)

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New CJ & CoDeadeye Dick ... LP
Westbound, 1978. Sealed ... $2.99
Funky disco work from CJ & Co – one of those groups that really seemed to make the best transition from the earlier Westbound years into the storming disco sound of the later 70s! The group's working here under key production from Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey – storming to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a smal hole.)

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New Bootsy CollinsBootsy? Player Of The Year ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
What can we say? Bootsy's on top of the world here – not only The Player Of The Year, but also the most soulful artist in the P-Funk stable, and a master of the smooth, sly, slinky groove that would forever be taken up by bands from LA – both in the immediate soul years and in later ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the die-cut glasses. Cover has some light wear and small stains.)

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New Con Funk ShunTouch ... LP
Mercury, 1980. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A killer from Con Funk Shun – one of the few mainstream funk groups who actually managed to sound better and better with each new record – and on this set, they really seem to come into their own! The group's sound was always suited better to a smoother groove than a rougher one – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has some light wear. Label has a bit of pen.)

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New Arthur ConleySoul Directions ... LP
Atco, 1968. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Top-shelf soul from Arthur Conley – a singer who isn't always given the same sort of nod as other Atlantic artists of the time, but who's right up there with the best 60s talents on the label! Conley's really learned some lessons from his mentor Otis Redding here – and as with Redding ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink & tan label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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New Sam CookeMan & His Music ... LP
RCA/Abkco, Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Sam's greatest hits from the RCA years – including "Twistin The Night Away", "Having A Party", "Good Times", "Another Saturday Night", "Cupid", "Wonderful World", "When A Boy Falls In Love", "Only 16", "Chain ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Sam CookeShake – A Change Is Gonna Come ... LP
RCA, 1965. Good+ ... $13.99
Collection of Sam Cooke's wonderful soul for RCA, compiled just after his untimely death. The set's divided into more uptempo numbers on the first side, and Sam's great ballads on the flip, all with his rich voice ringing clearly on top. Features "Shake", "Yeah Man", 'Win ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has initials and a name in marker. Label has some marker..)

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New Bettye CrutcherLong As You Love Me ... LP
Enterprise, 1974. Very Good+ ... $29.99
An overlooked gem on Stax Records – one of the only records ever cut by Bettye Crutcher – also a songwriter with the label, but a hell of a singer on her own! Bettye's got a style here that's very unique – still in a Stax mode, but a bit more sophisticated too – with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Tyrone DavisCan I Change My Mind ... LP
Dakar, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The debut album from Tyrone Davis – a supreme achievement for the Chicago soul scene of the late 60s, and a record with a sound that would set the standard for years to come! Tyrone had been bumping around as a blusier singer before this set – but here, working with arrangements by Don ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Dazz BandKeep It Live ... LP
Motown, 1982. Sealed ... $6.99
Dazz Band keep it plenty live on this early 80s gem – a killer set from the group's hit run for Motown! The set's got a bouncy groove that's very much in the best Motown funk style at the time – lots of bass at the bottom, and plenty tight on production – but never as smooth or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed. Cover is a bit shopworn.)

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New DeBargeRhythm Of The Night ... LP
Motown, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A polished 80s effort from Debarge, with a number of pretty big hits for the group. Not too long ago we might have ignored this record, but with a little more age on them, these 80s pop soul efforts are going down a lot more easily for us. Not earth shattering stuff by any means, but a nice piece ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New DelfonicsLa La Means I Love You ... LP
Philly Groove, 1968. Fair ... $14.99
A landmark album in harmony soul – one of those records that pushed the genre to a whole new level! The Delfonics emerge fully formed here as one of the most compelling groups of their time – a tremendous trio with a really unique approach to soul music – one that's heartfelt and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing with deep groove. Cover has heavy wear and split seams. Label has some pen.)

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New DelfonicsSuper Hits ... LP
Philly Groove, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Classic East Coast harmony soul! This is one of the best-ever albums of the genre, and it's a massive collection of the Delfonics mighty singles from the early 70s. Thom Bell did all the arrangements and wrote nearly all the songs – 11 tracks in all: "La La Means I Love You", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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New Dr John, The Night TripperRemedies ... LP
Atco, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Gonzo grooves from cosmic physician Dr. John! This is one of the trippiest of Dr. John's early albums, and a really messed-up mix of New Orleans R&B, 60s funk, and psychedelic influences. Side one of the LP features a number of shorter funky cuts – like "Loop Garoo" and "C ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Dramatics10 1/2 ... LP
MCA, 1980. Sealed ... $3.99
The Dramatics hit an 80s groove mood here – and as on their clubbier sides from the end of the 70s, the vocals are still wonderful – and more than anything, the set's a strong soul-based set that still has the group at the top of their game! Ballads actually sparkle the best here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New DriftersI'll Take You Where The Music's Playing ... LP
Atlantic, 1965. Very Good ... $9.99
The Drifters' last full album for Atlantic Records – and a rock-solid set that may well be one of their best for the label in the 60s! The album's heavy on those lightly loping tunes that the group virtually invented a few years before – that slightly-sweetened approach to soul that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and some stains on the back.)

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New Karen FinleyTruth Is Hard To Swallow ... LP
Pow Wow, 1987. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Belgian pressing. Cover and label have a peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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New Roberta FlackChapter Two ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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New Roberta FlackFirst Take ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good- ... $2.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a couple of stains on the back, and a bit of fading and minor splitting on the seams.)

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New Roberta FlackQuiet Fire ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Great small combo work by Roberta Flack, recorded early in her career, when she was still one of the hippest things around – and it's among her best records! Roberta's really come into her own as vocalist at this point and solidifying here personal style – with that clear tone and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a staple in one corner.)

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New Aretha FranklinI Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You ... LP
Atlantic, 1967. Very Good- ... $8.99
Essential work by Aretha Franklin – one of her best albums for Atlantic in the late 60s, with tracks that virtually define the sound of hard soul during the late 60s! The album's filled with excellent material – featuring 2 killer tracks recorded in Muscle Shoals ("Do Right Woman, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing. Cover has light wear, with some aging on the back.)

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New FreeezIOU ... LP
Streetwise, 1983. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Nice one! The album's a classic batch of early 80s electro – featuring 8 NYC breakin' cuts produced by Arthur Baker, and featuring John Rocca on lead vocals. A bit poppy, sure – and we'll be the first to admit that we kind of wrinkled our nose at this one back in the day. But after ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Friends Of DistinctionGrazin' ... LP
RCA, 1969. Very Good- ... $4.99
A beautiful album of pop soul tracks, recorded by a group that was once (along with the 5th Dimension) part of the legendary Rex Middleton's Hi-Fi's from LA. The record sports their hit vocal version of Hugh Masekela's "Grazing In The Grass", with the great "I can dig it" line, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing. Vinyl has a few small pressing flaw bumps. Cover has split top and bottom seams, a mostly split spine, light wear, and some marker on the back.)

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New FugiMary, Don't Take Me On No Bad Trip ... LP
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, 1968. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Fuzzed out funk from the legendary Fugi! The groove is incredibly sinister – a blend of Detroit funk (ala The Counts, Funkadelic, and others in the Westbound crew), and some of the more guitar-based influence from the Hendrix soul generation (especially the styles that were beginning to show ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New FunkadelicFunkadelic (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Westbound/4 Men With Beards, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the darkest records to ever come out of the Detroit soul scene! As you might guess from the title, the album is Funkadelic's first – and it's a swirling mass of psychedelic guitars, echoey drums, and bass-heavy riffing, all topped off by the band's harmony vocals, which sound like a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Funkadelic (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 17.99

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New FunkadelicMaggot Brain (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Westbound/4 Men With Beards, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $15.99 18.98
Amazing stuff – and arguably the greatest early Funkadelic album ever! The set moves past the simple fuzzy style of the group's debut, and the overly-stoned sound of Free Your Mind – and rockets into a heady funk style that's filled with sly social commentary and an incredibly dark ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New FunkadelicTales Of Kidd Funkadelic ... LP
Westbound, 1976. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
An oft-overlooked gem by Funkadelic – the group's last album for Westbound, and a record that really has them growing into a great new groove! Bootsy and Eddie Hazel have stepped aside for the set, but that gives Bernie Worrell plenty of room to work his magic on keyboards – in a way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with a small split on the top seam.)

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New Marvin GayeLive At The London Palladium ... LP
Motown, 1977. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
This is the second of two live albums that Marvin Gaye cut during the 70s – and in many ways, it's the better one! The record features three sides of work recorded live at the London Palladium – mostly in these swirling medleys that are introduced by Marvin in a very soulful mode, then ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Side 4 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cvoer has ring & edge wear, some marker on the front, and masking tape on one of the bottom seams. Labels have some marker.)

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New Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye Live! ... LP
Tamla, 1974. Very Good- Gatefold ... $3.99
A wonderful 70s live album from Marvin Gaye – a set that was as expansive, ambitious, and sophisticated as his studio work from the time! The album's put together almost like a 3-sided portrait of Marvin – in that it begins with a long section of current work, moves into a "fossil ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the die-cut gatefold cover. Cover has some wear, with a bit of splitting on the spine.)
Also available Marvin Gaye Live! ... CD 3.99

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New Marvin GayeTrouble Man (original gatefold pressing) ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the fold-out cover, with a cutout notch and creased corner.)
Also available
Trouble Man ... CD 4.99
Trouble Man ... LP 9.99

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New Marvin GayeWhat's Going On ... LP
Tamla, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
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What's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD 4.99
What's Going On ... CD 2.99
What's Going On ... CD 3.99

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New Paul Gayten & Annie LaurieCreole Gal ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $12.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & appears to be signed by the artist in pen.)

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New Gentlemen & Their LadiesParty Time ... LP
Jean, 1974. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A classic underground funk set from the 70s – and a record that definitely lives up to the party time promised in the title! The group have a really festive approach to funk – still as hard-hitting and sharp-edged as other indie contemporaries – but willing to open up and push ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Al GreenAl Green's Greatest Hits ... LP
Hi Records, 1975. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
What can we say? Most of the biggest hits, and many of the very best tracks cut in the prime of Al Green's career – which is to say some of the very best Memphis soul ever recorded! 10 essential tracks in all, and it's just one of these Greatest Hits packages of pure, inarguable perection ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Motown reissue pressing. Cover has some wear on the spine.)

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New Al GreenGreen Is Blues ... LP
Hi Records, 1972. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Well, we don't know if we'd say that Al Green is blues – because he's still singing in his wonderfully sweet Memphis soul style – but this album definitely has a sound that gives a nod to the classic bluesy soul that inspired Al's work in the years before he put things together with his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cut corner and some wrinkles in the paste-on. Label has a name in marker.)

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New Al GreenLet's Stay Together ... LP
Hi Records, 1972. Good ... $7.99
A damn good bit of beautiful soul from Memphis that stands as one of Al Green's most enduring classics! There's nothing to say about the record except that it's beautiful – and that it's one of Al's most solid albums all the way through (although it's always hard to find fault with any of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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New Lani HallSweet Bird ... LP
A&M, 1976. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Sweet grooving from Lani Hall – a record that's a long way from her roots in Brasil 66, but which has some surprisingly nice touches at times! Herb Alpert produced – and handled arrangements along with Lani and Michel Colombier – and it may well be Colombier's highly rhythmic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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New Hall & OatesH2O ... LP
RCA, 1982. Sealed ... $4.99
One that we heard way too much when it was out, but which we kind of love now! The album's part of H&O's great comeback years in the early 80s – a time when they were mixing their white boy soul with some nice 80s groove and electro touches, often going for a spare mix of groove and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Hall & OatesLive At The Apollo ... LP
RCA, 1985. Sealed ... $6.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Hall & OatesPrivate Eyes ... LP
RCA, 1981. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
What can we say? We winced at this one back when it came out, but over the years, it's got a real "Free Soul" appeal to us – with vocals that are surprisingly soulful in parts, some nice 80s mellow soul instrumentation, and even a few hooks that are real guilty pleasures. Includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)

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New Quinn Harris & The MastermindsAll In The Soul ... LP
Reynolds/Undercover Brother, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An obscure west coast soul set from Quinn Harris – a well-titled "mastermind" with a great ear for a gritty groove! The set's got a really unique sort of feel – not just straight funk, but not straight soul either – kind of a hip blend of modes that often includes some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Donny HathawayDonny Hathaway Live ... LP
Atco, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... $13.99
Massively beautiful work from the great Donny Hathaway! After two studio albums that had firmly put him on the map as one of the 70s best soul talents, Atco had the genius to have Donny record this live album before very enthusiastic crowds in Hollywood and New York. The result is one of the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing.)

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New Isaac Hayes & Dionne WarwickMan & A Woman ... LP
ABC, 1977. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(In a die-cut gatefold sleeve. Cover has some wear. Labels have a spot of marker.)

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New HeadhuntersSurvival Of The Fittest ... LP
Arista, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A landmark bit of jazz funk – from one of the greatest backup groups of the 70s! Herbie Hancock first brought The Headhunters to light – working with the San Francisco-based combo that included Bennie Maupin, Mike Clark, Paul Jackson, and Bill Summers – using their sound to give ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Whitney HoustonWhitney ... LP
Arista, 1987. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Includes the heavy lyric sleeve. Cover has a couple of small stains.)
Also available Whitney ... CD 2.99

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New Willie HutchMack ... LP
Motown, 1973. Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Willie Hutch's classic score about pimpin' & mackin'! The album (and film) is virtually a handbook for junior grade hoods, and we can remember back around '90 when the first wave of gangsta rappers were coming up, and this was sort of a holy grail. Still holds up nicely, despite the legions ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the die-cut cover. Cover has edge wear and some creases.)

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New Leroy HutsonHutson II ... LP
Curtom, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of our favorite soul albums ever – a complete masterpiece from the mighty Leroy Hutson, easily one of the greatest soul singers of the 70s! The album's got a warmth that's amazing, yet also still manages to groove all the way through – hitting a subtle, almost mellow vibe that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Phyllis HymanPhyllis Hyman ... LP
Buddah, 1977. Very Good ... $3.99
Far and away our favorite album by Phyllis Hyman – her first, and with lots of the same smooth jazzy soul touches you'd find in her work with Norman Connors! Phyllis is still as sophisticated as she is on later albums, but there's a bit freer style to the record – and Phyllis breaks a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with some marker in one corner. Label has some marker.)

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New IshIsh ... LP
Clouds, 1979. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Sweet Miami grooves from Ish Ledesma – an artist who's probably best known for his work in the group Foxy, but who hits a similar funky club style here on his own! The record's got a definite TK imprint – right from its Miami studio pedigree on up to the way the tunes spin out in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, ring & edge wear, and a bit of pen on back.)

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New Isley Brothers3 + 3 ... LP
T Neck, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
An amazing little album from the Isley Brothers – one in which the group manage to explore their growing love of the electric guitar, yet somehow sound even more soulful than before! The music is slinky and seductive, with a wonderful style that's never too overly funky – just laidback ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Isley BrothersBrother Brother Brother ... LP
T Neck, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An amazing record! This one's probably our favorite Isley Brothers album of all time – and it's a perfect blend of all the styles they were into at the time – heavy funk, sweet soul, folksy rock, and rolling uptempo grooves! The Brothers handle all styles equally well, and the album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Isley BrothersBrother Brother Brother ... LP
T Neck, 1972. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An amazing record! This one's probably our favorite Isley Brothers album of all time – and it's a perfect blend of all the styles they were into at the time – heavy funk, sweet soul, folksy rock, and rolling uptempo grooves! The Brothers handle all styles equally well, and the album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Michael JacksonForever Michael ... LP
Motown, 1975. Good Gatefold ... $3.99
A great one from Michael Jackson – easy to miss between the pillars of his earlier work with his brothers, and his later stuff with Quincy Jones, but equally great for that reason! The album's got Michael singing in a smooth soul mode that's really nice – almost like Smokey Robinson's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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New Michael JacksonOff The Wall ... LP
Epic, 1979. Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Michael, if only you'd stayed at this level! This 1979 solo album by Michael is a killer batch of soul grooves – one of his best moments ever, and a crowning cap to a stellar 70s run – both as a younger solo act, and with the whole Jackson family! Quincy Jones produced, and the album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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