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VariousEccentric Soul – The Dynamic Label ... CD
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy .... $15.99 18.98
That's a sweet image on the cover – and the grooves inside are equally dynamic too – a really wonderful collection that's easily one of the most compelling in Numero's Eccentric Soul series! The work here all hails from the tiny San Antonio scene of the late 60s – but much of the ... read more CD

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Forte Label ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $13.99 18.98
Killer soul from the Forte label of Kansas City – a tiny imprint, but a really great one too – and a company with an especially strong ear for the funkier side of the spectrum! This Numero set really gets back to the greatness that first made us fall in love with their collections in ... read more CD
Also available Eccentric Soul – The Forte Label ... LP 18.99

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New VariousEccentric Soul – The Forte Label ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold .... $18.99 22.98
Killer soul from the Forte label of Kansas City – a tiny imprint, but a really great one too – and a company with an especially strong ear for the funkier side of the spectrum! This Numero set really gets back to the greatness that first made us fall in love with their collections in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Eccentric Soul – The Forte Label ... CD 13.99

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Prix Label ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $18.99 21.99
A glorious batch of unearthed soul and funk from the early 70s central Ohio scene – the storming singles of Prix label – culled from ultra rare 45s plus previous unreleased gems! Prix was the imprint started to release work captured at Columbus's Harmonic Sounds studios commercially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 2000 copies.)

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VariousEccentric Soul – Twinight's Lunar Rotation (4LP box set – with 13 bonus tracks) ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4LPs .... $46.99 49.98
The best look at Chicago's legendary Twinight label that we've ever seen – a massive set that goes way past the obvious hits, and really digs into the heart and soul of this unique little record company! Twinight is best known as the home of Syl Johnson during his legendary run of funky soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousElaste Vol 4 – Meta Disco & Proto House –Originals Ahead Of Their Time – Compiled By Dompteur Mooner ... CD
Compost (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy Gatefold .... $15.99
One of the coolest entries in this series so far – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the great music that Elaste has already given us! The set pushes past the boundaries of the dancefloor – to focus on cosmic cuts that might have gotten some play with DJs, but also really unlock ... read more CD
Also available Elaste Vol 4 – Meta Disco & Proto House –Originals Ahead Of Their Time – Compiled By Dompteur Mooner ... LP 22.99

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VariousElaste Vol 4 – Meta Disco & Proto House –Originals Ahead Of Their Time – Compiled By Dompteur Mooner ... LP
Compost (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2LP .... $22.99
One of the coolest entries in this series so far – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the great music that Elaste has already given us! The set pushes past the boundaries of the dancefloor – to focus on cosmic cuts that might have gotten some play with DJs, but also really unlock ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Elaste Vol 4 – Meta Disco & Proto House –Originals Ahead Of Their Time – Compiled By Dompteur Mooner ... CD 15.99

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VariousEnjoy The Experience – Homemade Records 1958 to 1992 ... CD
Sinecure/Now Again, 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 2 CDs .... $15.99 17.98
An incredible companion to the book Enjoy The Experience – and like that volume, a set that's filled with gems from the obscure sides of the American recording industry – vanity and privately pressed records that are plenty darn groovy, and pretty darn funky in all the right spots! The ... read more CD
(A great 2CD package – like a mini-hardcover book like package – with 44 pages of notes and photos!)

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VariousEven Mo' Mod Jazz ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
The latest volume in one of our favorite series of soul jazz tracks! This one opens the scope way past previous volumes, and features a rollicking party of tasty little groovers – most of them with a raw, uptempo, funky 45 jukebox kind of feel! Tracks are from the Chess, Fantasy, Jewel, ... read more CD

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VariousExpansion Soul Sauce Volume 2 ... LP
Expansion (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Near Mint- 2LP .... $9.99
One of the amazing early Expansion compilations – with work from Billy & Sarah Gaines, Bobby womack, Kim Waters, Josie James, Paulette Reaves, Vaneese & Carolyn, Leroy Hutson, Crystal Clear, Lovesmith, and Chris Ballin. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFania Records 1964 to 1980 – The Original Sound Of Latin New York ... LP
Fania/Strut, 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $20.99 23.99
A sprawling collection of classic Fania – featuring a pretty adventurous set of salsa, boogaloo, Afro-Latin, funkier numbers and all around incredible material put together by our friends at Strut Records – going beyond the classics! It features numbers by many of the most iconic names ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousFeeling Nice – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold .... $16.99
Rare raw funk from the late 60s & early 70s – singles dug from the regional US scenes for the most part (plus a stellar number from funky funky Trinidad) – incredible numbers from Guitar Ray, Don Ray & Hobbit, James Polk & The Brothers, The Herculoids, TD & Jimmy James 3 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousFeeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
It's easy to feel nice with grooves this great – a sweet array of really rare soul 45s from the late 60s and early 70s – each and every one a mighty funky nugget! Even in an era where we've been getting plenty of rare funk reissued round these parts, there's still plenty more to ... read more CD
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Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... LP 18.99
Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s (deluxe version with bonus 7-inch) ... LP 22.99

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VariousFeeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold .... $18.99
It's easy to feel nice with grooves this great – a sweet array of really rare soul 45s from the late 60s and early 70s – each and every one a mighty funky nugget! Even in an era where we've been getting plenty of rare funk reissued round these parts, there's still plenty more to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... CD 12.99
Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s (deluxe version with bonus 7-inch) ... LP 22.99

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VariousFeeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s (deluxe version with bonus 7-inch) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold .... $22.99
It's easy to feel nice with grooves this great – a sweet array of really rare soul 45s from the late 60s and early 70s – each and every one a mighty funky nugget! Even in an era where we've been getting plenty of rare funk reissued round these parts, there's still plenty more to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition deluxe version includes a 7" featuring "Highway Of Love" by Carole Veal.)
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Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... CD 12.99
Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... LP 18.99

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VariousFor The Ladies – 12 Mellow Soul Tracks ... CD
Super Classe (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $19.99
Killer batch of sweet mellow soul tracks from the 70s – with very much the same vibe as the legendary Smoocher compilations! You may know some of the groups here, but the set does a great job of pulling out little-remembered album cuts, and it blends the whole thing into a great spacey ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFor The Ladies Vol 3 – Love Is The Message ... CD
Super Classe (France), 2000. Used .... $24.99
Great stuff! This series is one of our favorite compilations of 70s soul – and this volume really keeps the tradition strong, by sifting through the crates to come up with a stellar batch of smooth soul and mellow groove tracks, a great mix of classics and lesser-known album cuts! Titles ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFourth Fistful O' Funky Delicacies ... LP
Funky Delicacies, 1970s. New Copy .... $8.99 9.99
A furiously funky fourth volume in the Fistful O' Funky Delicacies series – raw blasts of obscure funky soul that aren't necessarily as region specific as some of the other compilations on Tuff City's Funky Delicacies imprint – just a straight up, pretense free presentation of obscure ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFree Soul – Classic Of Mainstream Records ... CD
Mainstream/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $28.99
Jazz, soul, and a whole lot more – even a rare psychedelic track from the vaults of Mainstream Records – all brought together in one of the most dynamic entries we've ever seen in the Free Soul series! The cuts here go way past the obvious, and way past the familiar – and the ... read more CD

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New VariousFree Soul 2010s – Urban Mellow ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2013. New Copy .... $24.99
Free Soul music is alive and well into the 21st Century – a continuing evolution of a great genre that was first pegged by Japanese diggers in the 90s! "Free Soul" was a term first coined to refer to genre-crossing work from the 70s that was upbeat, joyous, and a very freewheeling ... read more CD

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VariousFree Soul Meets P-Vine ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $24.99
An incredible collection of 70s soul, jazz, and funk – all brought together with the kind of soaring, positive vibe we remember from the classic Free Soul collections! In case you don't recognize the term, it emerged in the late 90s Japanese scene as a way of identifying older American ... read more CD

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New VariousFreedom Jazz France – Spiritual Jazz From The Hexagon 1968 to 1986 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $24.99
One of the hippest, deepest collections of European jazz we've ever heard – a really wonderful set that opens up a whole new side of the French scene of the 60s, 70s, and 80s – filled with music that we've never heard before! Unlike other sets of this nature, which focus on American ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFunk From The Vaults Of The Zodiac/Fungus Associated Labels ... CD
Essential, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
Rare funk from two great indie labels of the 70s – the Fungus imprint, which handled a fair bit of Swamp Dogg side projects – and the excellent Zodiac, which was home to some of the deepest artists on the Chicago scene at the start of the 70s! Both labels had a great ear for the harder ... read more CD

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VariousFunk N Roll – A Collection Of 70s Rare Funky Trips ... CD
Stone (Italy), 1970s. New Copy .... $12.99
A very solid collection of rare funk from the 70s – with a mix of tunes that includes a number of harder-to-find cuts that may have been reissued on other sets in the past, but which work perfectly in the mix of hard grooves on this set. There's a total of 17 cuts in all – and just ... read more CD

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New VariousFunk On Film – Super Bad 70s Cinematic Soul The Hard Way! ... CD
Chronicles/Funk Lab, Early 70s. Used .... $6.99
Nice set of funky tracks from 70s films – and one that includes a few hits, and a few other hard to find tracks. This isn't going to be the be-all and end-all of blacksploitation tracks, but the set's a nice general sampler, with a dozen good tracks from the 70s. Titles include "Are ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female ... read more CD

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VariousFunky Funky Baton Rouge – Rare & Unreissued Baton Rouge Funk & Soul 1968-1974 ... LP
Funky Delicacies, Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy .... $8.99
First New Orleans, then Houston, now Baton Rouge – leave it to the folks at Tuff City to make any southern city funky funky funky! The album actually only features work by 4 artists – but all of them are pretty darn great, the kind of obscure funky acts that first put us in business ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please note that part of this LP is mastered from vinyl copies of the recordings – and there are one or two places where you can tell that this is the case.)

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VariousFunky Jams 6 ... CD
Hubbub (UK), 1996. Used .... $11.99
It's the 6th volume – and the funky jams keep on coming! This set's got 12 tracks in all – with the usual heavy funk sound that's made this series one of the best from the old days of funky compilations! Lots of tracks here that aren't on other sets – including "151 Rome ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFunky Sex Machines – 10 Super Rare Original Funk Monsters From The Late 60s To the Early 70s ... CD
Soul Patrol (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $11.99 17.98
Funky sounds from the Soul Patrol label – Funky Sex Machines from the 60s & 70s – gritty rhythms, bursts of brass, heavy organs and and feverish vocals! Soul Patrol puts together funky numbers culled from hard-to-find 45s, with numbers by Detroit Sex Machines, James Polk & The ... read more CD

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VariousFurred Fistful O' Funky Delicacies ... LP
Funky Delicacies, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy .... $8.99 9.99
We're not sure what a "furred" fistful is – but the set's so funky, we don't really care! The package is a great return to form for the Funky Delicacies label – their first collection in many years, and a great reminder that they can really come up with the goods when they ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGerman Funk Fieber Vol 2 – Infectious Rare Grooves & Krauty Schlager Wonders 1969 to 1978 ... CD
Show Up (Germany), 1970s. New Copy .... $11.99
German funk galore – a huge batch of 70s gems we'd never find in years of digging on this side of the Atlantic! The grooves here are all pretty darn great – kind of a harder and heavier take on the In Kraut vibe – with vocals on some tracks, but a decided emphasis on kickass ... read more CD

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VariousGet Shorty – Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Verve, 1995. Used .... $0.99
Tracks by Booker T & The MGs, Us3, Medeski Martin & Wood, Morphine, Greyboy and John Lurie. CD
(BMG club pressing.)

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VariousGilles Peterson – Black Jazz Radio ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), 1970s/2012. New Copy .... $13.99 18.99
Gilles Peterson takes on the Black Jazz catalog – and the results are completely sublime! The set features Gilles P selecting and mixing his favorite cuts from the legendary label – and the package is a great reminder that, in the years before he dedicated himself more strongly to 21st ... read more CD

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VariousGimme Your Hand JB – The Godfather & Sons, Sisters, & Brothers ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy .... $28.99
A wicked Japanese-only collection of funky James Brown productions for other artists – one that includes some of the rarest work from James' legendary People Records years! The package is a nice counterpart to the James Brown Funky People sets in the US – and like those ones, it ... read more CD

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New VariousGlucklich IV – A Collection Of Brazilian Flavours From The Past & Present ... CD
Compost (Germany), 2000. Used .... $6.99
The latest (and perhaps greatest) entry into this always-wonderful series! As with the earlier volumes, this one's an amazing transformation of Brazilian grooves into a hyper-modern European idiom – featuring core acoustic beats and riffs remade into lush jazzy grooves by some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGodfather's R&B – James Brown's Productions 1962 to 1967 ... CD
Smash/BGP (UK), 1960s. New Copy .... $14.99
A host of wonderful work produced by James Brown – most of it by a range of different singers, and one by The Godfather himself! The collection brings together some of the earliest James Brown productions – mid 60s tracks recorded for King and Smash Records, most of which aren't nearly ... read more CD

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VariousGolden State Funk – Impossibly Rare Funk From The Bay Area ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
They're not lying about the "impossibly rare" part of the title here – because most of the work on this set is previously unreleased – funky Bay Area gems recorded in the late 60s and early 70s, finally seeing the light of day on this collection! The music represents a much ... read more CD

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VariousGood God – Apocryphal Hymns ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy .... $15.99 18.98
Hardly the gospel of your father's generation – and hardly even the gospel of previous Numero releases either – as the set's a wonderfully offbeat batch of tracks that definitely lives up to the "apocryphal" in the title! Production sounds and musical styles go way past the ... read more CD
Also available Good God – Apocryphal Hymns ... LP 19.99

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VariousGood God – Apocryphal Hymns ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $19.99 22.98
Hardly the gospel of your father's generation – and hardly even the gospel of previous Numero releases either – as the set's a wonderfully offbeat batch of tracks that definitely lives up to the "apocryphal" in the title! Production sounds and musical styles go way past the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Good God – Apocryphal Hymns ... CD 15.99

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VariousGood God! – Born Again Funk ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy .... $15.99 18.98
Damn funky gospel soul – the sort you'd hardly expect from spiritual folks like these, but which flourished strongly alongside more standard church-related work in the 70s! The package is a stunning follow up to Numero's first Good God volume – and really digs even deeper than that ... read more CD
Also available Good God! – Born Again Funk ... LP 18.99

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New VariousGood God! – Born Again Funk ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $18.99 22.98
Damn funky gospel soul – the sort you'd hardly expect from spiritual folks like these, but which flourished strongly alongside more standard church-related work in the 70s! The package is a stunning follow up to Numero's first Good God volume – and really digs even deeper than that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Good God! – Born Again Funk ... CD 15.99

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VariousGospel Truth – The Gospel Soul & Funk Of Stax Records ... CD
Stax/Gospel Truth/BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
A stellar batch of smoldering gospel soul and good word funk – long underappreciated material released in the early-to-mid 70s on the Truth & Gospel Truth labels, imprints of the mighty Stax Records! The sound is often early 70s Memphis soul & funk to the bone – a few strings ... read more CD

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VariousGroove On Down 3 – 10 Full Length Soulful Disco & Boogie Classics ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy .... $11.99
Easy to groove on down with music this great – a totally sweeeeet collection of rare club tracks, with a range of styles that runs from underground disco to obscure 80s boogie! The package is possibly the best-collected in this all-great series – and does a great job of mixing up rare ... read more CD

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VariousHard To Handle – Black America Sings Otis Redding ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
The music of Otis Redding – sung by some of his hippest contemporaries, and by a whole new generation inspired by his talents! The tunes here are all numbers you'd know from Redding's famous recordings for Stax and Atlantic – yet the versions are nice and fresh – some done with a ... read more CD

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VariousHardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986 to 1997 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 80s/1990s. New Copy 2 CDs .... $15.99 16.99
A massive overview of one of the longest-running house labels from Chicago – the crucial Dance Mania imprint, second only to Trax and DJ International for its huge run of talent! Dance Mania came into being a few years into the first wave of Chicago house, but also kept its dedication to the ... read more CD
Also available Hardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986 to 1997 (with bonus CD) ... LP 23.99

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VariousHardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986 to 1997 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 80s/1990s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold .... $23.99 25.99
A massive overview of one of the longest-running house labels from Chicago – the crucial Dance Mania imprint, second only to Trax and DJ International for its huge run of talent! Dance Mania came into being a few years into the first wave of Chicago house, but also kept its dedication to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a bonus CD of the whole album!)
Also available Hardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986 to 1997 ... CD 15.99

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VariousHip Walk – Jazz Undercurrents In 60s New York ... LP
BGP/Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP .... $19.99
A very groovy selection of tracks from the New York scene of the 60s – mostly tunes pulled from the Prestige and Milestone labels, and a mixture of soul jazz, modal jazz, and early funky jazz! The package features 13 tracks in all – with plenty rare numbers – and titles that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHipster: Jazee Joos (limited edition picture disc) ... LP
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1997. New Copy .... $16.99
7 jazzy groovers, with a sound and a feel that you haven't really heard in other comps before (except for the now hard-to-find Priceless classic.) Tight hard modal tracks, with lots of strident rolling piano lines, cool flute and sax solos, and free-wheeling rhythm sections. Cuts include "The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHotel Costes – Etage 3 – Mixed By Stephane Pompougnac ... CD
Wagram (France), 2001. Used .... $5.99
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(Barcode has some marker.)

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VariousHotel Costes – Quatre – Mixed By Stephane Pompougnac ... CD
Wagram (France), 2001. Used .... $3.99
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(Out of print. Digipack version. Digipack has some edge wear.)

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VariousHow To Kill The DJ – Part 2 (Optimo/Espacio) ... CD
Discograph (France), 2004. Used 2CD .... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousIn The Pocket – 70s Jazz Funk ... CD
Backbeats (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy .... $9.99
In the pocket, and plenty darn funky – a killer collection of 70s jazz funk that's heavy on electricity, yet still keeps things mighty sharp throughout! The groove is tight – tighter than the raw soul of the 60s jazz years – yet never uptight, as all these cuts are plenty fresh ... read more CD

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VariousInstrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder- ... read more CD

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VariousIstanbul 70 – Psych, Disco, Folk Classics ... LP
Nublu, 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP .... $18.99 19.99
Turkish psych, funk, and disco – plus cross-pollinated grooves created from all of the above! If you don't know the Turkish scene of the 70s, there's plenty here to love – a really wicked combination of Western modes and local elements – styles that echo out in some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used .... $3.99
One of the best-ever compilations of James Brown work – and the second slammin' hard compilation of great tracks from the People label. This one's got some more obscure stuff (including 2 unreleased tracks), and material by Bobby Byrd, Vicki Anderson, Maceo, Marva Whitney, Hank Ballard, and ... read more CD

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VariousJazz Club – Bossa Nova USA ... CD
Universal (Germany), 1960s. New Copy .... $8.99
The American take on the sound of bossa nova – a mode that started almost as soon as the first sounds headed north from Rio, and which grew to become a very important contribution to the music in the 60s! We love the originals by Antonio Carlos Jobim, Luis Bonfa, Joao Gilberto, and others ... read more CD

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VariousJazz Club – Sampled – The Original Jazz Classics, Rare Grooves & Breaks ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $8.99
A very hip collection of older funky cuts – ones that have been sampled in recent years by hip hoppers, but which stand up plenty darn great on their own! Most tracks here should be quite familiar from recent uses of their key elements, but they sparkle even more brightly here in their ... read more CD

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VariousJazz Toys – An Inspiring Selection Of European Soul, Jazz & Fusion Grooves From The Past ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $1.99
Don't let the title or the bunny on the cover put you off, because there's nothing toy-like about these tunes – and the package is an excellent batch of rare German grooves put together with the same high level as other collections on the Perfect Toy label! Ex-Spinning Wheel mainman Marcus ... read more CD

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VariousJean Michel Basquiat In Downtown 81 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Virgin (France), Early 80s. Used .... $19.99
The jagged sound of the New York underground – circa 1981! The compilation is a selection of older tunes used in the film Downtown 81 – starring Jean-Michel Basquiat, and featuring the sights and sounds of the uniquely cross-cultural world in which he made his mark. Tracks are a mix ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJerk Boom Bam – Greasy Rhythm & Soul Party Vol 8 ... LP
Jerk Boom Bam (Romania), Early 60s. New Copy .... $18.99
Plenty of jerking, plenty of booming, and a bit of bap too – a solid smoking collection of 16 rare 45s from the 60s! There's a sharp edge to most numbers here – a gritty groove that's equal parts soul and R&B, with some occasional undercurrents of early funk too. Titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJerk Boom Bam – Greasy Rhythm & Soul Party Vol 9 ... LP
Jerk Boom Bam (Romania), Early 60s. New Copy .... $18.99
This sweet series just keeps getting better and better – as the jerking compilers dig even deeper to bring up some really rare gems from the 60s! The work here is soul, but of the rocking type – or R&B, but of the more modern style – and the tracks come from a variety of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJerk Boom Bam – Greasy Rhythm & Soul Party Volume 10 – Last Chance To Dance ... LP
Jerk Boom Bam (Romania), Early 60s. New Copy .... $18.99
Maybe not the entirely last chance to dance – give that these guys also used the name for an earlier volume in the series – but we can promise that the record's filled with upbeat soul groovers, all really hard burners that are perfect for the dancefloor – especially if you like a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJoey Negro – Remixed With Love – Part B ... LP
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 LPs Gatefold .... $32.99
Joey Negro takes on a host of killer club cuts from the end of the 70s – and turns in some of his best remix work to date! Given that Joey's own music is always very classic-styled – whether as The Sunburst Band, or under other names – his approach here is very respectful of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes – NYC Underground Disco Anthems & Previously Unreleased Exclusive Salsoul Mixes ... CD
BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD .... $13.99
An incredible compilation of dancefloor soul & disco from the early 80s – rare, extended and previously unreleased mixes by NYC legend John Morales – featuring essential material from Logg, Universal Robot Band, Tony Adderly, Class Action, Inner Life and more! Morales was a part of ... read more CD

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VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes Vol 3 – NYC Underground Disc Anthems & Previously Unreleased Exclusive Disco Mixes ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 CDs .... $15.99 17.99
Massive mixes from the legendary John Morales – one of the key talents for really opening up the sound of New York dancefloors at the end of the 70s! The mixes here were all cut by John back in the day – all for special play in the clubs, and never commercially issued at the time ... read more CD

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VariousJohn Zorn Radio Hour – Plus Selected Cuts From Naked City ... CD
1990. Used .... $18.99
John Zorn plays DJ on this hour long radio program. CD
(Promotional only release.)

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VariousJourney To The Dawn – Illuminating Jazz From Theresa Records ... CD
Theresa/Temposphere (Italy), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy .... $9.99
A lost batch of soulful jazz from a massively overlooked source – the mighty Theresa Records, home to some really great recordings at the end of the 70s! Theresa was a tiny company formed in Oakland, CA at the end of the 70s – a spiritual heir to the sound of Impulse, Flying Dutchman, ... read more CD

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VariousJukebox Jam 2 – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $26.99
A sensational sequel to one of the greatest compilations of rare rhythm & blues we've seen from the deep diggin' Jazzman label – one that goes even deeper than the first! A good deal of these juke box treasures are from the mid 50s to early 60s – all of 'em ones that have been ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – great vinyl and cover!)

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VariousJukebox Mambo – Rumba & Afro Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949 to 1960 ... CD
Juke Box Jam (UK), 1950s. New Copy .... $16.99
An amazing document of a short-lived, but really incredible genre – the 50s mix of R&B and Latin-inspired rhythms – particularly the heavy piano of a mambo-styled groove! The sound seems an unlikely mix, but it's one that you've no doubt heard on a few famous Atlantic Records ... read more CD
Also available Jukebox Mambo – Rumba & Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949 to 1960 ... LP 24.99

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VariousJukebox Mambo – Rumba & Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949 to 1960 ... LP
Juke Box Jam (UK), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $24.99
An amazing document of a short-lived, but really incredible genre – the 50s mix of R&B and Latin-inspired rhythms – particularly the heavy piano of a mambo-styled groove! The sound seems an unlikely mix, but it's one that you've no doubt heard on a few famous Atlantic Records ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Jukebox Mambo – Rumba & Afro Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949 to 1960 ... CD 16.99

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VariousJump Back – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of James Brown ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, 1970s. New Copy .... $7.99 15.98
A heavily funky and far reaching collection of tunes written by the Godfather – eclectic 60s & 70s material from all over the globe – each with a unique approach, but perfectly connected in their displays of JB's boundless funky spirit! The set includes a few tracks familiar to ... read more CD

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VariousKeep On Struttin – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of The Meters ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy .... $6.99 15.98
A massive tribute to The Meters – one that features rare versions of some of their best funky classics! If you dig The Meters, you'll no doubt recognize most of the tunes – but you've probably never heard them in these versions before – as most of them are pulled from the ... read more CD

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VariousKill Yourself Dancing – The Story Of Sunset Records Inc Chicago 1985 to 1989 ... CD
Still Music, Late 80s. New Copy 2CD .... $15.99 16.99
A killer look at one of the most compelling labels on the Chicago house scene of the 80s – a tiny imprint, but one that cut some mighty important music – especially sounds that would have great resonance in the global acid explosion at the end of the decade! The work here has edges ... read more CD

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VariousKing Bullard Version – Songs Of The BOS Label ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy .... $15.99 18.98
Spiritual sounds from the Cleveland scene of the 70s – a host of lesser-known acts who recorded for the BOS label at the time, but who could easily match the best strengths of the growing gospel mainstream! The music here relies heavily on secular soul styles of the time – bits of funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousKonnichiwa Bit*hes – Mixed By Babu ... CD
Mochilla, 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $11.99
A stellar mix from DJ Babu for Mochilla – spun from wax that Babu dug up on journeys to Japan – hip hop, jazzy funk, pulpy pop, anime and other soundtrack bits, mad rock, spacey soul and more! It's a cliché-free trip – showing a broad range of funky music made in Japan by ... read more CD

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VariousLa Guepe Vol 3 – Bananaticoco: European Airlines To Rio ... CD
Dare Dare/Pulp Flavor (France), 1999. New Copy .... $11.99
Killer jazzy Brazilian grooves! It's common knowledge that Brazilian music has always found a wider audience in Europe than America (at least for most of the past 30 years) – and that a large number of European jazz and groove artists have created their own versions of the music, coming up ... read more CD

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VariousLand Of 1000 Dances – Special Soul & Funk Edition ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
A massive collection of soulful groovers – tunes that packed the dancefloors in the days before disco, and which definitely show the harder edge of the soul spectrum! The set starts off with mid-60s tunes based around a simple rhythm and a quirky dance gimmick – then branches out into ... read more CD

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VariousLarry Levan Live At The Paradise Garage 1979 ... CD
Strut/West End (UK), 2000. Used 2CD .... $24.99
Like finding a time machine – one that takes you back to the glory days of the New York club scene at the end of the 70s! Much has been written about Larry Levan – the genius DJ behind the Paradise Garage, and a leading force in club music who pulled the genre from the ashes of disco ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLateNightTales – Jamiroquai ... CD
Azuli/Ultra, 1970s. Used .... $9.99
A great selection of older soul and funk tracks – tunes that provided the inspiration for the Jamiroquai sound, a fact that you'll hear immediately when listening to the set! Jay and crew really came up with a stellar batch of tunes for the package – all sweet groovers with a classic ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a mark.)

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VariousLe Coeur Qui Jazze– The Most Controversial & Wanted Cult-Grooves ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $12.99
A great mix of jazz, bossa, and other European grooves from the 60s and 70s – a smashing compilation of rare tracks, very much like others in this series! There's not much of a structure to the collection, but the cuts are all mighty nice – a really well-selected batch of numbers that ... read more CD

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VariousLegendary Wild Rockers 2 – A Collection Of Rare Rockabilly & Surf From The 50s & Early 60s – Compiled By Keb Darge & Little Edith ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $21.99 22.99
Wild sounds from the early years of rock and roll – a heady brew of guitar-heavy instrumentals, soulful stompers, and more – all pulled from the hinterland of the rare 45 underground! The tunes here go way past familiar oldies – and even past the sorts of sounds that usually show ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousLegendary Wild Rockers 3 – A Collection Of Rare Rockabilly & Surf From The 50s & Early 60s – Compiled By Keb Darge & Little Edith ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy .... $14.99 15.99
Keb Darge continues that great step backward he's been taking in recent years – moving from his funk of the 60s and 70s to the much rawer sound of the generation before – served up in a host of rare singles filled with heavy drums, ripping guitar, and a frenzy of amazing vocals and ... read more CD

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VariousLeopard Lounge At The Movies – Swinging Tunes From The Warner & Atlantic Vaults ... CD
WEA (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy .... $14.99
Not straight soundtrack work, but a wealth of groovy jazz and vocal cover versions – almost all of them from hip 60s movies, presented here in a really wonderful package! The tunes often have the sort of exotic tinges you might guess from the title and cover – an approach that's ... read more CD

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VariousLeopard Lounge Presents The Jazz Singers – Swinging Vocals From The Atlantic & Warner Vaults ... CD
Warner (UK), 1960s/1970s/1990s. New Copy .... $14.99
A big batch of swinging vocal jazz from the vaults of Warner and Atlantic – picked mostly from the prime 60s years – with some scattered gems from the 70s – and even a couple of tracks from the 90s! The setlist mixes a variety of styles and practitioners very well for a coherent ... read more CD

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VariousLet's Boogaloo Vol 4 – Deep Funk, Latin, Soul, Dancefloor Jazz, Alltime Stompers & Future Classics ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 1960s/1970s/2007. New Copy .... $18.99
Andy Smith takes the helm this time around – and the result is one of the best versions of this series so far! As on other volumes, the tracks are a great mix of 60s and 70s soul and funk, plus a bit of Latin – layered with a few contemporary numbers too – all oriented towards a ... read more CD

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VariousLet's Boogaloo Vol 6 – Explosive Deep Funk, Northern Soul & Dancefloor Jazz En El Barrio ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $18.99
One of the coolest, grooviest, most hard-hitting volumes of this excellent series – and maybe the one that's got the most classic Latin vibe overall! The tracks here are mostly Latin Soul and boogaloo numbers from the late 60s – and a good number of them are from the never-ending ... read more CD
Also available Let's Boogaloo Vol 6 – Explosive Deep Funk, Northern Soul & Dancefloor Jazz En El Barrio ... LP 18.99

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VariousLet's Boogaloo Vol 6 – Explosive Deep Funk, Northern Soul & Dancefloor Jazz En El Barrio ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $18.99
One of the coolest, grooviest, most hard-hitting volumes of this excellent series – and maybe the one that's got the most classic Latin vibe overall! The tracks here are mostly Latin Soul and boogaloo numbers from the late 60s – and a good number of them are from the never-ending ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Let's Boogaloo Vol 6 – Explosive Deep Funk, Northern Soul & Dancefloor Jazz En El Barrio ... CD 18.99

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VariousLight On The Southside – Photographs Of Chicago Southside Nightlife 1975 to 1977 (hardcover book with 2LP set) ... LP
Numero, Late 70s/2009. New Copy 2LP & Book .... $54.99 59.98
Quite possibly the most beautiful record we've ever seen from the folks at The Numero Group – and that's saying a lot, given the quality of all their top-shelf releases! This beautiful edition features a hardcover book of vintage black and white photographs taken on Chicago's south side in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousListen, Whitey! – The Sounds Of Black Power 1967 to 1974 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $13.99 16.99
Some of the most righteous recordings ever issued – a rich batch of soul, funk, rock, and spoken word tracks from the boldest era of African American empowerment! The set does a great job of mixing together classic cuts and overlooked nuggets – all of which bring forth the message of ... read more CD

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VariousLiving In The Streets – Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP .... $19.99
Killer funky stuff! Dean Rudland put together this tasty set of lost funk tracks from the many labels currently making up the BGP/Ace catalog – and the groove runs through 15 tracks of hard heavy soul, fuzzy funky instrumentals, and slammin groovy grooves. A few tracks on the set might be ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLiving In The Streets Vol 2 – More Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP .... $19.99
Even better than volume one – and a stellar collection of rare funky grooves! The compilation features a brilliant batch of tracks from the 70s – mostly underground soul, jazz, and funk tunes that have yet to appear on reissues, chosen by UK DJ Dean Rudland, with a feel that's as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New VariousLocal Customs – Lone Star Lowlands ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold .... $23.99
Rare rock from the Golden Triangle scene of Southeast TX in the late 60s and early 70s – a well-curated overview of the stylistically sprawling material being cut at Mickey Rouse's Lowland Recording Studio in Beaumont! Texas rock of the late 60s and early 70s justifiably brings to mind acts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version has 6 exclusive bonus tracks!)

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VariousLocal Customs – Pressed At Boddie ... CD
Boddie/Numero, 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $15.99
Numero does it again – unleashing an amazing batch of work for the first time ever – all packaged in a very limited Record Store Day set! The collection features material that was pressed up at the tiny Boddie pressing plant in Cleveland – a wonderful range of local artists from ... read more CD
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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VariousLounge A Palooza ... CD
Hollywood, 1997. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode & some light water damage to booklet.)

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VariousLove Love Love Love Love – Just A Soul ... CD
Solid (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $13.99
A really cool little collection of 70s soul music – one that brings together only tunes that have a love-based them, but which still have this joyous, soaring quality overall! These aren't ballads, or weepy heartbreak numbers – but upbeat tunes that groove together wonderfully in a ... read more CD

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VariousLove Vibes Too – 17 Feel Good Factor Upbeat 70s & 80s Soul Gems ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy .... $16.99
Upbeat soul and sweet funky club from the late 70s and early 80s – all as uplifting as you might guess from the title, but with some great grit in the groove at the bottom! The package might almost be seen as a precursor to the more righteous house styles of today – those upbeat, ... read more CD

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VariousLoving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat-Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 (CD with book) ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy CD & Book .... $18.99 19.98
Mellow soul heaven – and one of the greatest compilations of this style we've ever heard! This is exactly the kind of laidback, tripped-out soul we totally love – a host of rare ballads and love songs pulled from the 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – sometimes by ... read more CD

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VariousLukk Opp Kirkens Dorer – A Selection Of Norwegian Christian Jazz, Psych, Funk & Folk 1970 to 1980 ... LP
Plastic Strip Press (Norway), 1970s. New Copy .... $18.99
One of coolest collections of spiritual music we've seen in a long time – a compilation of freewheeling jazzy psych, funk and rock from Norway in the 70s – Christian in inspiration and boundlessly grooving in mood and style! Without speaking the language, it's pretty wonderful how the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMad Decent Vol 1 ... CD
Mad Decent/Downtown, 2011. New Copy .... $7.99 14.98
A more than decent showcase for the Mad Decent label hand-picked by Diplo – featuring mad remixes and previously unreleased tracks – featuring Diplo, Rusko, Toy Selectah & Mumdance, Derek Allen, Bosco Delrey, Maluca, Major Lazer, Savage Skulls and many more! 18 tracks in all: ... read more CD

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VariousMad Styles & Crazy Visions Vol 2 – A Journey Into Electronic, Soulful, Afro & Latino Rhythms ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 2000s. Used 2CD .... $11.99
DJ Louie Vega returns to his Mad Styles & Crazy Visions project for BBE after about a decade – following up that stellar first volume of modern dancefloor stormers with a great batch of diverse club jams from the more recent past! Vol 1 covered the 90s and Vol 2, appropriately, takes a ... read more CD
 
 



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