Soul — In Stock — LPs

Items/page
CDs (167) new/usedLPs (205)* new/used, 12-Inch (28) new/usedAll (400) Items added October 19 - 23
Sort by
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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 18.99
Soul Makossa ... CD 22.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Rance Allen GroupStraight From The Heart ... LP
Stax, 1978. Sealed ... $3.99
A return to Stax by Rance Allen – his first album for the label after a stellar set for Capitol, and a much smoother set than before! Rance has learned from his work with Larry Mizell on Capitol, and is using a warmer glide on his tracks on this set – arrangements mostly done by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a sticker and some small holes.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New AllureAllure ... LP
Sony, 1997. Near Mint- ... $2.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Apollonia 6Apollonia 6 ... LP
Warner, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ashford & SimpsonStay Free ... LP
Warner, 1979. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Great stuff! From Motown songwriters to world-class superstars, the trip was a well-deserved one for Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford – and this album's perhaps their crowning achievement in sophisticated club soul! The record's got a great groove that offers a more soulful version of disco ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some edge wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roy AyersAfrica, Center Of The World ... LP
Polydor, 1981. Very Good ... $4.99
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
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a bit of light wear.)
Also available Africa, Center Of The World ... CD 16.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roy AyersAfrica, Center Of The World ... LP
Polydor, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roy AyersEverybody Loves The Sunshine ... LP
Polydor, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
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
Also available
Everybody Loves The Sunshine ... CD 8.99
Everybody Loves The Sunshine ... LP 9.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roy AyersNo Stranger To Love ... LP
Polydor, 1979. Very Good ... $2.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available No Stranger To Love ... CD 16.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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 ... LP 14.99
Vibrations ... CD 10.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roy AyersVibrations ... LP
Polydor, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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 ... LP 9.99
Vibrations ... CD 10.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roy AyersVirgo Red ... LP
Polydor, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Badder Than Evil/Barbara Mason/New BirthGordon's War ... LP
Buddah, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A brilliant funky soundtrack – with great work from a number of different artists! The Buddah soul stable came out in full force for this soundtrack, including Harvy Fuqua, The New Birth, Barbara Mason, and Horace Ott – as well as the little known group Badder Than Evil! They play on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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
(Cover has light wear, some aging, a spot of sticker residue, and some staining along the spine.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New BazukaBazuka ... LP
A&M, 1975. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A pretty nice little album of soulful instrumental tracks – arranged, composed, and produced by Tony Camillo, who'd done some fine work in previous years for hit artists like Honey Cone, Freda Payne, and Chairmen Of The Board. These tracks have much more of a funky electric approach – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a hype sticker & two cutout holes.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Chuck BerryChuck & His Friends ... LP
Brookville, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ 3LP ... Just Sold Out!
Disc one consists of Chuck Berry playing his hits, such as "Maybelline", "Nadine", "Roll Over Beethoven", "Johnny B Good" and others. The other two albums are a various artists collection of Berry's friends consisting of tracks by Little Richard, Fontella ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear, heavy edge wear, half split top seam, and a few creases.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Chuck BerryLondon Sessions ... LP
Chess, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Chuck Berry makes the same London move as some of his other Chess Records contemporaries – and the result is one of Chuck's best albums from the later years! The set's not as star-studded as other efforts of this nature – but that's fine with us because Chuck really shines as the lead ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some edge wear, with a small split on the bottom seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Chuck BerryMore Chuck Berry ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good ... $23.99
The title's certainly straightforward and to the point – but then again, there's not a lot to say about this one except that it's pure Chuck Berry all the way through! The album may well be one of Chuck's most -hit filled, as it's overflowing with classics like "Rock & Roll ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing, with silver text. Cover has some wear, some marker, and some splotches of blue paint on the back.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Black Voices (aka The Watts Prophets)On The Street In Watts ... LP
ALA, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New BlackbyrdsFlying Start ... LP
Fantasy, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $7.99
Not the band's first album – as you might think from the "start" in the title – but a classic batch of jazzy, funky, and soulful grooves from The Blackbyrds – one of those combos that few groups could match back in the 70s! The set's got a beautifully put-together feel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker, partially split top and bottom seams, and a small stain on the back.)
Also available
Flying Start ... LP 14.99
Flying Start ... CD 13.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New J BlackfootU Turn ... LP
Edge, Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Not as strong as some of Blackfoot's other solo work – a mix of styles that has his roots in the Memphis scene getting a bit of an 80s production touch, sometimes a bit too tinny to sound great, at others rolling into more comfortable territory with a warmer feel. Homer Banks wrote and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New BlowflyBlowfly's Freak Party ... LP
Oops, Late 80s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
It's the 80s, and Blow's really gone over the top! He's working with some tinny arrangements here that are more Prince-like than his 70s funky grooves – and probably to compensate for that, he's turned up the porno language even more than usual, going to town with the bad words on tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Blue MagicBlue Magic ... LP
Atco, 1974. Very Good- ... $6.99
The start of a tremendous run from Blue Magic – easily one of the greatest harmony groups of the 70s, a quintet we'd place in a rare class with heavy hitters like The Stylistics or The Moments! The album's smooth and sweet, but never slick – perfectly arranged by the great Norman ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, aging, and wrinkling.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Willie Bobo & the Bo-GentsDo What You Want To Do ... LP
Sussex, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Incredible work by Willie Bobo – a slamming record of hard funky instrumentals, one that sounds different than any of his other albums! The record's a killer all the way through – a mixture of Latin and deep 70s funk, one of the few perfect fusions of the styles, held up beautifully ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New BohannonBohannon ... LP
Dakar, 1975. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A massive amount of fast funk groovers from the mighty Hamilton Bohannon – just the kind of skittish, upbeat, and totally amazing tracks that have made him a legend for years! The sound is really stripped down – usually just bass, drums, and guitar – wrapped together in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has two cutout holes and a hint of light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownAin't That A Groove: 1966-1969 ... LP
Polydor, Late 60s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An 80s collection of some of James' best King funk singles from the late 60's – with a monster set list that includes "I Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me", "Don't Be A Drop Out", "Let Yourself Go", "Bring It Up", "Lickin Stick", "Give ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click on one track. Cover has some wear, staining, and pen.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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 ... LP 24.99
Black Caesar ... CD 4.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownBlack Caesar ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
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
(Original pressing in the die-cut cover. Cover has edge wear.)
Also available
Black Caesar ... CD 4.99
Black Caesar ... LP 9.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownCold Sweat ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good ... $26.99
A stone classic from Brother James – a wonderful 60s album built around the incredible track "Cold Sweat", served up here in a massive two-part version, and surrounded by a good range of material that really show James in a great variety of styles! The Godfather's vocals burst out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, with deep groove – nice and clean, and with nice cover too!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownGrits & Soul ... LP
Smash, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Reissue of one of the grooviest of the James Brown instrumental albums recorded for Smash. Unlike some of the other weaker albums on Smash, this one's got a great batch of material, most of which are originals, and not weak covers of pop stuff. Plus, the tracks are longer than usual, which gives ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Grits & Soul ... LP 14.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownI Got The Feelin' ... LP
Polydor, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Funky funky funky! A nice one on King that shows the direction James Brown would take in the 70s – a bit harder and more funky than before, with even more of a focus on the instrumental talents of the ensemble! The band here is super-sharp – playing with that tightly focused, highly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownIn The Jungle Groove ... LP
Polydor/Universal, Early 70s/1986. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $27.99 34.99
Massive – and one of the best James Brown compilations ever, filled with rare and unreleased material! This completely essential set features tracks pulled from James' best years ever – the mighty early 70s, when he was working with the JBs, and laying down tracks that would forever ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownIt's A Mother ... LP
Polydor, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A definite mother from James Brown – the kind of all-funky album that few of his contemporaries could ever hope to match! If you've ever doubted the sheer raw power of James at the end of the 60s, the first few notes of this one will definitely make you a convert – and the stretched-out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownLive At The Apollo Volume II ... LP
King, 1968. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $16.99
Great reissue of James' second set of tracks recorded live at the famous Apollo Theatre! We like this one way better than volume one, and find it to be a much heftier set of tracks – with a stunning array of sheer raw showmanship. This one's in a 2 LP format, with lots more room for The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownPapa's Got A Brand New Bag ... LP
King, 1965. Good+ ... $5.99
Here's where things really started getting interesting for James Brown! The album was issued right around the same time as James' single "Out Of Sight" on Smash – and like that track, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" was one of the first to use that "instruments on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, in a pink & green cover. Cover has some wear, some seam splitting, pieces of tape on the bottom seam, and some aging, with some pen and marker on the back. Label has some pen.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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 ... LP 24.99
Payback ... CD 4.99
Payback ... LP 27.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownPayback ... LP
Polydor/Universal, 1973. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $27.99 34.99
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 ... LP 16.99
Payback ... LP 24.99
Payback ... CD 4.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownPayback ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
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
(Original pressing. Side 2 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cover has some wear.)
Also available
Payback ... LP 16.99
Payback ... CD 4.99
Payback ... LP 27.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownPopcorn ... LP
Polydor, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A tremendous turning point in the career of James Brown – and an album that points the way strongly to the even deeper funk of the 70s! The album's a hard-wailing batch of instrumental tracks played by the legendary James Brown Band of the late 60s – the pre-JBs ensemble that's gone ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... LP
Polydor, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A bomb! The title of this one says it all – a burning anthem of pride and power, issued in 1969, at the end of one of the most troubling decades in America. James answers all the Uncle Tom cries from his critics – and comes up with "Say It Loud", an instant chant that was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Say It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... LP 14.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownSho Is Funky Down Here ... LP
Polydor, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the wilder James Brown instrumental LPs from the late King period. The James Brown Band is fronted by a heavy fuzzy guitar sound, which gives the LP a sort of rock-break feel, with nice fuzzy electric tones. All tracks are by James and Dave Matthews, and the record is sort of a second ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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
Also available Slaughter's Big Rip-Off ... CD 13.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownSoul Syndrome ... LP
TK, 1980. Very Good ... $2.99
A rare TK Records effort from James Brown – very much in the best uptempo funk mode of the later Polydor years! The groove here is quite similar to those better-known efforts – grooves that are a bit quicker than a few years before, but still played in a core JB funky style – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James BrownSuper Bad ... LP
Polydor, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Super Bad is right! This is hard-hitting funky James – from the badass cover right down to the extended tracks on the record, which point the way towards the hard live jamming of the classic Payback years! Everything wonderful is in place on the set – from the band's grooves at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Super Bad ... CD 13.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Bobby CaldwellBobby Caldwell ... LP
Clouds, 1978. Very Good ... $6.99
Bobby was one of the more unlikely soul acts of the late 70s – but thanks to some skillful keyboard playing and smooth vocals, he scored huge with the track "What You Won't Do For Love", a nicely compressed mellow soul cut that almost feels like ballad-style Earth, Wind & Fire ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James CarrMan Needs A Woman ... LP
Goldwax, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Sublime southern soul from one of the greats! James Carr is right up there with the best of the 60s – Otis Redding, Arthur Conley, Joe Tex, and others – but he never made it as big as them because of personal troubles and bad planning on the part of his label and management. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Man Needs A Woman (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 28.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New James CarrYou Got My Mind Messed Up ... LP
Goldwax, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An incredible bit of southern soul – one of two classic albums cut by James Carr for the Goldwax! At the time of release, this album virtually died in the racks – but thanks to the work of countless music writers over the past few decades, Carr has finally achieved legendary status in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available You Got My Mind Messed Up (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 28.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New CellosRang Tang Ding Dong – The Best Of The Cellos ... LP
Apollo/Relic, Mid 50s. Sealed ... $5.99
Includes their classic "Rang Tang Ding Dong (I'm The Japanese Sandman)" – plus "Girlie That I Love", "The Be Bop Mouse", "Under Your Spell", "Juicy Crocodile", and "What's The Matter For You" – plus a few unreleased tracks! LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Central LineCentral Line ... LP
Mercury, 1981. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
The sweetly grooving first album from Central Line – one of the few British soul groups to really kick it in the early 80s scene – with a catchy dancefloor sound that both encapsulates the era and lays down a killer groove for the ages! The album is a blend of bass riffing, keyboards, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp & some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New CerroneCerrone 8 – Back Track ... LP
Pavillion/CBS, 1982. Very Good ... $2.99
A pronounced change in modes for Cerrone – partly moving back here to keyboard-infused disco, but also hitting some more soulful modes, and sliding into some mellow tunes that sound surprisingly nice! Of course, part of the thanks for that goes to vocalist Nanette Workman – who sings ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Chi-LitesGive It Away ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Excellent early material by The Chi-Lites – work that instantly soars above that of most of their contemporaries – with that incredible Windy City soul sound forged by the group's Eugene Record and producer Carl Davis! The groove is wonderful – free and easygoing, yet tight and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New ChicRisque ... LP
Atantic, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Niles Rodgers indelibly carved a place in history for himself with the handful of albums he cut with Chic at the tail end of the disco age. Slick, sophisticated pop soul with enough appeal to really get over, but a groove that you can't deny running throughout. This LP's worth it alone for "G ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch & some light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Chocolate MilkMilky Way ... LP
RCA, 1979. Very Good- ... $3.99
Tight, funky, and plenty darn groovy – a set that has Chocolate Milk sounding a lot smoother than at their start, but still pretty darn great overall! Allan Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn are still around to help the group on production, but the sound is more LA than New Orleans – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, with a bit of splitting on the spine.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Bootsy CollinsUltra Wave ... LP
Warner, 1980. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Bootsy's tightening things up a bit from before, but still sounding plenty darn great – that classic Collins groove in all its P-Funk glory! All the best elements are certainly in place – production by George Clinton and Bootsy, horn arrangements by Fred Wesley, and the slinky soulful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a one inch rip in the spine.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New CommodoresNatural High ... LP
Motown, 1978. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Con Funk ShunTouch ... LP
Mercury, 1980. Very Good ... $6.99
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.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Sam CookePortrait Of A Legend 1951 to 1964 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Abkco, 1950s-Mid 60s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A massive collection of work by the great Sam Cooke – featuring 30 tunes in all, and spanning the range of his full career – from his early roots in gospel music, to the incredibly powerful soul tunes he cut shortly before his untimely death. The set's got most everything you'd ever ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Sam CookeShake – A Change Is Gonna Come ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good- ... $14.99
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 mono pressing with deep groove. Side 1 has a mark that clicks on track five. Cover has some wear, a split spine, and some splitting on the other seams, with some stains and a name in pen on the back.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Bill CosbyHooray For The Salvation Army Band! ... LP
Warner, 1968. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An early funk album by Bill Cosby – with backing by the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band! Bill was pals with Charles Wright and crew in the hip LA of the late 60s, and he was also responsible for bringing the group to Warner Brothers – so the fit here is quite a natural one. The record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New CymandeCymande ... LP
Janus, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
Nicely priced reissue of this classic first album by the legendary British dub funk outfit Cymande – done with that gatefold cover and everything! A key part of the crumbling British colonial network that produced some excellent music in the postwar years, Cymande was comprised mostly of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cymande (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New DarondoLet My People Go (colored vinyl) ... LP
Luv N' Haight, Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Mad homegrown soul from the enigmatic Darondo – a brief Bay Area star back in the 70s, and also host of TV comedy and children's shows! Darondo only ever saw release of 3 singles, but they're all pretty darn great – a weird mix of funk, soul, and sly slinky grooves – very unique ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Finally repressed – and on green colored vinyl!)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New DelfonicsLa La Means I Love You ... LP
Philly Groove, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Carl DouglasKung Fu Fighting – And Other Great Love Songs ... LP
20th Century, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Carl Douglas' classic pop soul track about "Kung Fu Fighting" is an enduring favorite, as we're reminded everytime our local UHF station cops it for a promo for a martial arts double feature they're running on Saturday afternoon! The rest of the tracks on here aren't as great, but there's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & some light wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Lamont DozierBittersweet ... LP
Warner, 1979. Very Good+ ... $6.99
It's hard to find fault with Lamont Dozier – even on one of his lesser albums, like this one! Lamont's best quality has always been his way with a song – and he's working here with a good batch of original tunes that all have sharp hooks and some very catchy choruses, perfect for his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear & a sticker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New DriftersDrifters' Golden Hits ... LP
Atlantic, 1960s. Sealed ... $6.99
A dozen of the biggest numbers from the seminal vocal group, including "There Goes My Baby", "(If You Cry) True Love, True Love", "Dance With Me", "This Magic Moment", "Save The Last Dance For Me", "I Count The Tears", "Some Kind Of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Dynamic SuperiorsGive & Take ... LP
Motown, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Sweet group soul from The Dynamic Superiors – one of the few late 70s comers who still held onto that great falsetto lead that was big in the earlier part of the decade! The album does a great job of mixing funky numbers with sweeter, mellower cuts – in ways that also kind of bridge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a torn cutout notch.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Ronnie DysonOne Man Band ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good ... $2.99
Ronnie Dyson's standout set from the start of his career – a beautiful batch of Philly soul tunes that get some key help from the team of Thom Bell and Linda Creed! Bell produced and arranged part of the set – with other help coming from Stan Vincent and Billy Jackson – all of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, small splits on the top on the top and bottom seams, and some fading along the edges.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Earth Wind & FireAll 'N All ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good- Gatefold ... $3.99
Genius, pure genius! It was hard for Earth, Wind & Fire to go wrong at this point – and the album's a stellar blend of jazz, funk, and soul, all done in that perfect style they'd hit by the mid 70s. And even though this one was a monster album, of the type that you see in everyone's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear, with a peeled mark from sticker removal in one corner.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Earth Wind & FireGratitude ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
Great stuff! Although a live album, Gratitude is one of Earth Wind & Fire's greatest from the mid 70s – a very tight batch of grooves that proves that Maurice White & Co. could play just as well on stage as they could in the studio – and the noise of the crowd going wild is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a few stains, and some marker on the back.)
Also available Gratitude ... CD 5.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Earth Wind & FireHead To The Sky ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A tremendously beautiful album – and a righteous anthem of power and growth that seems to open itself up to us more and more over the years! Earth Wind & Fire are at their height here – mixing together soul and funk with a set of influences that includes African percussion and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear, some small stains, and a small split on the top seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New EbonysEbonys ... LP
CBS/Philadelphia International, 1973. Very Good- ... $9.99
Excellent work by this oft-overlooked east coast harmony group! Like a rare few groups at the time, The Ebonys had a sound that mixed male and female harmonies – in a sweetly mellow sound that was a lot hipper than more famous groups that used the style, and which had all the best elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a tracklist sticker, some wear, a "featuring" sticker, some aging, and a partially unglued bottom seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New EnchantmentEnchantment ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Soaring grooves and mellow moments – a perfect blend of 70s soul styles, summed up here beautifully by Enchantment! The album's one of the group's greatest – and certainly one that's been very well-remembered around these parts – thanks to some rock-solid arrangements from Johnny ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover & labels have a name in marker. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Enchantment (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Fatback BandLet's Do It Again ... LP
Perception, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A key classic from the earliest years of the Fatback Band – one of the group's funkiest albums, and part of their original trilogy for the Perception label! The groove here is mighty raw throughout – but a bit more complicated than some of their funky 45 releases – a mixture of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Fatback BandLet's Do It Again ... LP
Perception, 1980. Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A key classic from the earliest years of the Fatback Band – one of the group's funkiest albums, and part of their original trilogy for the Perception label! The groove here is mighty raw throughout – but a bit more complicated than some of their funky 45 releases – a mixture of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear and some splitting.)
Also available Let's Do It Again ... LP 9.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roberta FlackBlue Lights In The Basement ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A sweet 70s classic from Roberta Flack – recorded with a mellow jazzy undercurrent that really fits the spirit of the title! The set's a bit more varied in moods than some of Flack's previous Atlantic efforts – showing a stretching of wings from Roberta, but still very much in some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Blue Lights In The Basement (remastered edition) ... CD 9.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Roberta FlackKilling Me Softly ... LP
Atlantic, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
Roberta Flack at her most masterful – balancing righteous soul at it's most spiritually resonant and more mainstream accessible melodies – from her classic years at Atlantic when she was forging a whole new sound that was a unique blend of soul, jazz, and spiritualism. Each of Roberta's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut gatefold cover, with a few creases.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Aretha FranklinLa Diva ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
A late 70s gem from Aretha Franklin – and although a bit overlooked, a record that still shows many of the best sides of Aretha's talents for Atlantic in the decade! The main arrangements here are done by Van McCoy – and while they show a bit of a dancefloor spin, they're not as overly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Full ForceGuess Who's Comin' To The Crib? ... LP
CBS, 1987. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Guess Who's Comin' To The Crib? ... CD 14.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Funk IncSuperfunk ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $54.99
One of Funk Inc's greatest albums – and a really tight batch of funky tunes given some stellar production by David Axelrod! The band's a bit tighter than on earlier releases – leaving behind the hard jazz-jam sound for a more together soul-oriented one, heard to best effect on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a bit of light wear, a tiny split on the bottom seam, and some small light stains.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Gap BandGap Band II ... LP
Total Experience, 1979. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Mean, lean grooves from The Gap Band – a legendary batch of mainstream funk from the end of the 70s – and a record that really has the trio working at the top of their game! There's a wonderful balance here between funky numbers and mellow ones – the latter of which really help ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has initials in pen.)
Also available Gap Band II ... CD 13.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Marvin GayeEvery Great Motown Hit Of Marvin Gaye ... LP
Motown, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
In our humble opinion, just about every track that Marvin recorded for Motown is "great" – but since this set's focused on the hits, we're happy to accept their track selection, and admit they do a pretty good job of covering most of the big bases – early solo gems, duet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Marvin GayeHere, My Dear ... LP
Motown, 1978. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
Wonderful stuff – and one of our favorite-ever Marvin Gaye albums! This is the legendary two-record set that Marvin wrote and recorded as an alimony payment to his ex-wife Anna Gordy (the story's pretty long, and we won't get into it here – suffice it to say that when stars get a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with some pen and marker. Labels have some pen.)
Also available Here, My Dear ... CD 4.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Marvin GayeLet's Get It On ... LP
Motown, 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $9.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Let's Get It On (expanded edition) ... CD 8.99
Let's Get It On (expanded edition) ... CD 3.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye's Greatest Hits ... LP
Tamla, 1970s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Great cuts from the second decade of Marvin Gaye's career at Motown – really magic numbers pulled from that 70s period when he was really taking off with his music! There's a righteous undercurrent here that goes way beyond the simple soul of the 60s – and the set offers a great cross-s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Marvin GayeMidnight Love ... LP
Columbia, 1982. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Marvin Gaye's last album ever – and a sensuous batch of grooves that almost return him to the sound of Let's Get It On! The style here is a bit more modern, but the sound is still great – a smoother approach to soul than most of Gaye's contemporaries at the time, recorded in a way that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Marvin GayeTrouble Man ... LP
Tamla, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
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
Also available
Trouble Man ... CD 6.99
Trouble Man ... CD 3.99

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
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

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

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Isaac HayesTough Guys ... LP
Enterprise, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
One of Isaac Hayes' richest soundtracks – deeper and more complicated than the groove of Shaft and Truck Turner, and filled with some great tunes that glow with color, life, and imagination – showing an Isaac Hayes that almost seems to be moving beyond the usual blackploitation groove! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light edge wear and a partially split bottom seam.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Leon HaywoodCome And Get Yourself Some ... LP
20th Century, 1975. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Leon Haywood's best album from the 70s! After working as a keyboardist and sometimes vocalist for a number of years – making some strong and some tentative entries into the soul genre – Leon really exploded with this album, an electric funk classic that gave the world his fantastic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Loleatta HollowayLoleatta Holloway ... LP
Gold Mind, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A really classic set of dancefloor tracks from Loleatta Holloway – and a set that's got her fully stepping into the disco diva role, after starting out as more of a deep soul singer! Holloway's rich, full voice is perfect for the setting – a proud, confident lead that really soars out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Hues CorporationRockin Soul ... LP
RCA, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Very much in the vein of predecessors of the male/female pop soul harmony style – like 5th Dimension or Friends of Distinction – with a sweeter sound than their chart contemporaries, well-trimmed for a hit sound, well known from the group's "Rock The Boat" smash, probably the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Willie HutchFoxy Brown ... LP
Motown, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A monster! Foxy Brown is Willie Hutch's magnificent soundtrack for Foxy Brown – a Pam Grier blacksploitation film from the early 70s – and it's pure genius all the way through, a record filled with some of the best funky soundtrack cuts of the era! Willie's got a real Curtis Mayfield ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New IsisBreaking Through ... LP
United Artists, 1977. Very Good ... $8.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Michael JacksonGot To Be There ... LP
Motown, 1971. Very Good ... $11.99
Early Michael Jackson at his best – a brilliant solo album that sparkles with honest warmth and sweet soul energy! There's a gentleness to the tunes that's quite striking, but never childish – a simple and effective approach to the material that's sung in a manner that's years beyond ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear, a bit of splitting on the spine, and a small peeled mark in one corner. Labels have a name in marker.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Michael JacksonMusic & Me ... LP
Motown, 1973. Very Good ... $5.99
Classic early work by Michael Jackson – a record that has him stepping away from the Jackson 5, and really hitting a personal feel with some of the ballads – quite a surprise, given that his standout later solo work would be more focused on groovers! As with the Jackson 5 albums, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has light wear and a couple of light stains.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New JacksonsDestiny ... LP
Epic, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A heavy groove and a heady title that points the way towards Michael Jackson's soon-to-be legendary solo career – all served up in a batch of tracks that resonate nicely with the Off The Wall groove! The sound here really isn't disco or club, but it's a nicely upbeat groove that shows The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New JacksonsLive ... LP
Epic, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A great mix of the talents of Michael Jackson and his famous brothers – and a set that's probably got an equal weight on the focus of both! There's a fair bit of Off The Wall-era Michael that informs this set – the kind of upbeat, grooving tracks that made that record so great – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



Top