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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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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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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 .... $9.99
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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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New VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
Volume one of the legendary compilation of James Brown produced stuff that taught us to love his other work back in the 80's when it was released. We're not going to pretend that we had all the original stuff when we were kids, but we did have this great comp – which includes monster stuff ... read more CD

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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
Also available James Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... CD 4.99

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New VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
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
Also available James Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... CD 3.99

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New VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 3 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
Amazing – and the best yet in this legendary series! Like the other volumes, this is a collection of funky work produced by James Brown for other artists, most of it lifted from his legendary People Records imprint. However, unlike the others, or at least unlike the first volume, this ... 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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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 Vol 2 – More Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
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 CD
Also available Living In The Streets Vol 2 – More Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... LP 19.99

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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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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 .... $13.99
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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VariousMainstream Soul Survey – Man Needs A Woman ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $22.99
A rare look at the soul music side of Mainstream Records – a label that's mostly known for its famous jazz fusion sides of the early 70s – but who also turned out a fair bit of great soul work as well! Most of the Mainstream soul tracks were only ever issued as 45s – making this ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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VariousMan With The Iron Fists – Iron Fists Chronicles ... CD
Soul Temple, 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2CD .... $9.99
The RZA-curated Iron Fists Chronicles! This limited volume in the Man With The Iron Fists soundtrack series is a 2CD compilation of classic Stax deep soul – and it's not only the material that inspired the score for RZA's directorial debut – it's also the funky soul bedrock for his ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Vol 1 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (France), Early 80s. Used .... $9.99
80s groove galore – and a stone smoking set that's filled with completely obscure numbers from one of the most under-reissued eras in classic soul! The style here is very much in the mode of bigger 80s groove acts – like BB&Q Band or TS Monk – but most of the tunes are pulled ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 15 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy .... $18.99
Masterpiece is a big claim to make – but the cuts on this set may well live up to that claim – at least within the realm of early 80s soul music! Every track here is near-perfect in its approach – a lean summation of beats, keys, and snapping rhythms – often peppered with ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 16 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy .... $18.99
Funky club from the 80s – a sweet set of post-disco grooves that have a mighty lean, mighty clean feel overall! The work here is heavy on beats, basslines, and keyboards – wrapped up in a highly rhythmic mode to support the singers with a vibe that's great both for the dancefloor, and ... read more CD

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New VariousMasters At Work 10th Anniversary Collection Part 1: 1990-1995 (Definitive Remixes & Original Productions) ... CD
BBE (UK), Early/Mid 90s. Used 4CDs .... $18.99
A fantastic tribute to one of the greatest production teams of the 90s! Kenny Dope and Little Louis Vega – working together as Masters At Work – are perhaps the most influential team to hit soul music since Gamble & Huff or Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis. They bring a huge amount of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousMasters At Work 10th Anniversary Collection Part 2: 1996-2000 (Definitive Remixes & Original Productions) ... CD
BBE (UK), Mid 90s-Early 2000s. Used 4CD .... $24.99
Part two of this stunning collection of the work of the duo known as Masters At Work! This 4CD collection showcases MAW's amazing ability to blend a wide range of influences from house, classic disco, hip hop, and Latin into a dancefloor friendly mix that not only sounds fresh and up-to-date, but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMemories & Souvenirs – Contemporary Soul From The 80s, 90s, & 00s ... CD
Backbeats (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy .... $6.99
Souvenirs and memories – music that's mostly of more recent vintage, but which features a host of artists you'll know from way way back! The music here is mostly from the end of the 80s and start of the 90s – despite the wider date range in the title – and most tracks feature ... read more CD

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VariousMemphis 70 – The City's Funk & Soul In The Decade After Otis 1968 to 1977 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
A mind-expanding look at Memphis soul – one that gets way past common cliches about the city and its music! There's a heavy dose of funk in the mix on most numbers here – a gritty, fuzzy approach to the music that seems slightly borrowed from the Detroit scene at the end of the 60s ... read more CD

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VariousMessage In The Music – The Ashley Beedle Re-Edits (2 CD & DVD) ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2CD & DVD .... $32.99
Ashley Beedle takes on a host of classic tracks – mostly soul, funk, and club tracks from the 70s – but also a few more bits from surprising other sources as well! Beedle's got a wonderful ear for a tune – no surprise, since he's been DJ'ing on the London scene for decades, and ... read more CD
(Please note that the Region/Code on the DVD is not listed so you may need a multi region player to view it.)

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New VariousMessin With Sly – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of Sly Stone ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, Late 60s/1970s. Used .... $5.99
Wickedly funky reworks of classics by Sly & The Family Stone – most of which are harder-hitting than the famous original versions! The package is a great assemblage of lesser-known cover versions – many of which are done in rough-edged, deep funk modes – not just by American ... read more CD

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VariousMetal Dance 2 – Industrial, New Wave, EBM Classics & Rarities 1979 to 1988 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1980s. New Copy 2 CDs .... $14.99 16.99
Sublime sounds from the 80s underground – electronic gems that paved the way for pop work of the future, but which still stay pretty darn dark overall! The cuts here start with the early European electric modes of the post-punk years, and spin out through the growing wave of cool synthy cuts ... read more CD
Also available Metal Dance 2 – Industrial, New Wave, EBM Classics & Rarities 1979 to 1988 (with bonus CD) ... LP 22.99

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VariousMetti Una Bossa A Cena ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2000. New Copy .... $15.99
A fantastic collection of rare bossa material from Italy! The set's one of the best we've ever seen of this type, and it's a completely fresh batch of tunes that breaks past a lot of the other Italian compilations of recent years. Some of the artists are familiar names – like Morricone, ... read more CD
Also available Metti Una Bossa A Cena ... LP 18.99

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VariousMo' Mod Jazz ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy .... $11.99
Second great volume in this cool Kent series of "mod" jazzy tracks from the Prestige/Fantasy vaults. The emphasis here is definitely on "mod", and a lot of these tracks are the kind of cuts that you'd imagine Brit hipsters in the 60's listening to – with loads of Hammond ... read more CD

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VariousMod Jazz ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
One of our favorite compilations of all time – a smoking batch of soulful jazz from the 60s, with a slight bit of funk and blues thrown in as well! The set's exactly what's promised in the title – jazz cuts, but with an ultra-cool mod vibe – the kind of soulful sounds that played ... read more CD

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VariousMod Jazz Forever ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy .... $14.99
Crisply-tailored, yet soulful and groovy mod jazz from the 60s – a slew of great numbers by Byrdie Green, Johnny Lytle, Mark Murphy, Reuben Wilson, The Nightbeats, The Cals, Billy Larkin, Johnny Hammond Smith, Byrdie Smith and more! Lots of great stuff here, from names synonymous to moddish ... read more CD

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VariousModlife Crisis – 60s Mod Anthems For The In Crowd ... CD
Backbeats (UK), Late 60s. New Copy .... $6.99
No crisis here – as the music is plenty darn great – and a wicked assortment of upbeat groovers from the late 60s! Most tracks are uptempo enough to be dubbed Northern Soul, but there's often a gritty undercurrent of R&B too – an extra dose that makes the tunes perfect for ... read more CD

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VariousMojo Presents OK Computer ... CD
Mojo, 2008. Used .... $0.99
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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 2 – Barnie's Groove ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), Early 70s/1997. New Copy .... $14.99
Second volume in the great Mood Mosaic series, and even funkier than the first one! The focus here is on funky stuff with a soundtracky feel, and the list includes some remakes – like Henry Mancini's "Streets of San Francisco" and Bobby Forrester's "Sanford & Son" ... read more CD

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 3 – The Sexploitation ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1997. New Copy .... $14.99
More cool stuff from this great series! This time, it's a double length set of cool groovy cuts from the 70's, with a nice sexy feel to them. Tracks include "Coming and Going" and "Go Down Dying", two Jobim cuts by Ray Brown, plus "Carribean Sunrise" by Clay Pitts, ... read more CD

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 7 – The New Shapes Of Sound ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 2000. New Copy .... $14.99
Very groovy! This series never stops being great – and this 7th volume is a stunning set of mellow jazzy grooves, with kind of a slight 60s easy bent to them! The list of tracks is very nice, with many light lilting groovers – including a number with a good Brazilian feel to them. ... read more CD

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 9 – The Sound Bullet ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 2000. New Copy .... $14.99
The grooviness continues! This set's a wonderful mix of obscure soundtrack grooves – plus a few other choice Latin bits – with an out-of-this world groove that's totaly excellent! The Mood Mosaic series is one of our favorite-ever – as they really go out of their way to pull ... read more CD

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 11 – Feeling Funky! – The Cult Tracks Given Birth By The Superheroes Of The 70s ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
What a subtitle – "The Cult Tracks Given Birth By The Superheroes Of The 70s"! And if you're thinking that the tracks are by Wolverine, Firestorm, and other 70s comic book creations, that's not the case – as the superheroes here are funky ones! More specifically, the tracks ... read more CD

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VariousMovements Vol 2 – 15 Deep Funk Pearls Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $6.99
A second turn in the Movements series on the Perfect Toy label – some of the most blazingly funky 45s you'll hear – put together by the Tobias Kirmayer of Tramp Records! Once again we're floored by how great all of this stuff sounds – some of the deepest, tightest funk material ... read more CD

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New VariousMovements Vol 4 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
A massive fourth volume to this totally great series – and quite honestly, maybe the funkiest so far! Compiler Tobias Kirmayer really knows his stuff – after years of recording and reissuing great music on his own Tramp label – and if anything, his time in the funky underground ... read more CD
Also available Movements Vol 4 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... LP 19.99

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New VariousMovements Vol 5 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
Rare gems from the funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – and maybe the most smoking volume in this all-great series so far! The sound is hard and heavy right from the start – very much in the best mode of the funky 45 reissues we've been hearing from Tramp in recent ... read more CD
Also available Movements Vol 5 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... LP 16.99

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New VariousMovements Vol 6 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $12.99
Rare funk, soul, and jazz – all with the same great gritty sound we've come to love from the Movements series! The collection is right in line with some of the excellent funky 45 reissues from the Tramp label – but the set also shows their deeper digging in recent years, and their ... read more CD
Also available Movements Vol 6 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer (with bonus 7" single) ... LP 19.99

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VariousMuggsy Story – The Real House Sound Of The New York Underground ... CD
BBE (UK), Mid 90s. New Copy .... $16.99
New York house from the Muggsy label – an imprint that was an offshoot of the well-known Henry Street Records, but which focused on more stripped-down sounds from the underground! The tunes here all have some great old school touches at the core – like warm keyboards, a funky disco ... read more CD

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VariousNames You Can Can Trust – Volume One ... CD
Names You Can Trust, 2012. New Copy .... $5.99
The first full length compilation from NYC Trust – including cuts from limited vinyl releases and some previously unreleased bits – with tracks by Greenwood Rhythm Coalition, Midnight Lab Band, Frente Cumbiero, Doctor Stereo and Beverly Road All Stars! It's modern dancefloor grooves ... read more CD

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VariousNew Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk Vol 2 – Second Line Strut ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $19.99
An incredible follow up to the first New Orleans Funk compilation on Soul Jazz – even harder-hitting than the first, and filled with funky rare gems! This set took nearly a decade to follow the first, but it's been well worth the wait – and the crew at Soul Jazz have clearly used all ... read more CD
Also available New Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk Vol 2 – Second Line Strut ... LP 26.99

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VariousNew York Noise – Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 80s. Used .... $9.99
Seminal work from one of the most exciting times in modern music – the groundbreaking New York post-punk, post-disco club years – when everything was up for grabs! The work on the set does a really great job of documenting the way that boundaries were blown during the time – as ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNew York Sound 2 ... CD
BGP (UK), Early 80s. New Copy .... $14.99
New York grooves from the start of the 80s – a great batch of tracks that sits nicely in the space between late 70s disco and old school hip hop! Many of these tracks are quite long – extended 12" groovers that mix electro keyboards, slapping basslines, and snapping beats with ... read more CD

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VariousNicola Conte Presents Mystic Prestige – Deep Afrocentric Modal Jazz From Prestige Archives ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy .... $28.99
Nicola Conte digs deep into the catalog of Prestige Records – and comes up with a host of spiritual and modal jazz tunes in the process! Conte's ears are always wonderful – not just on his own albums, or his work with Schema Records – but also when he's given material like this ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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VariousNighttime Lovers 2 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used .... $9.99
A boogie and 80s groove spectacular – filled with hard to find tracks from the post-disco years – including a number that we haven't been able to track down in years! The sound here is very much in keeping with the bigger 80s groove artists of the time – a tightly snapping ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 19 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy .... $18.99
Sublime 80s grooves – a wealth of wonderful cuts that really represent the best aspects of mainstream soul music in the decade after the 70s – tracks that are definitely leaner than a few years before, and which use all their best energy to step to the dancefloor with some tight hooks ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 20 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy .... $18.99
A sweet set of grooves from this always-great series – served up with a special focus on the kinds of snapping sounds that were making the scene in the early 80s! Nearly all the tracks on the set were recorded in 1983, and capture a special point in funky soul – a time when the music ... read more CD

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VariousNippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy .... $14.99
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional ... read more CD

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VariousNo Boundaries – The Modern Soul Collective – 20 New & Treasured Club Classics ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), 1970s. New Copy .... $16.99
Sweet 70s grooves, and a few key contemporary cuts too – a really wonderful set that's full of overlooked modern soul gems and a great mix of mellow groovers! The package really serves up some of our favorite sounds from the 70s – tracks that are upbeat, yet never uptempo – and ... read more CD

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VariousNRK Sessions – Soul, Afro-Jazz & Latin From The Club 7 Scene ... CD
Plastic Strip Press (Norway), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $16.99
Some of the funkiest grooves we've ever heard from the European scene – all tracks from the late 60s and early 70s, recorded as part of the legendary Club 7 in Oslo! Although of Norwegian origin, most of these numbers lean heavily towards American funky styles of soul and jazz at the end of ... read more CD

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VariousNYC Salsa 2 – The Incendiary Sound Of Latin New York ... CD
Fania, 1970s. Used .... $19.99
A heavy-hitting batch of salsa from the legendary Fania Records catalog – and a collection that's almost more on fire than the first volume in the series! As before, the tracks here showcase the best sounds of New York's glory days for Latin music – that point in the 70s when the scene ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousOh No Vs Now Again Vol 2 – Now Again Music Library Vol 1 (limited LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Now Again, 2013. New Copy .... $15.99
Heavy funk galore – all hand-picked by Oh No, and mixed together in a way that really opens up the grooves! The cuts are all from the wonderful reissues on the Now Again label – work that includes rare funk and soul, African psych, and even some oddball middle eastern grooves – ... read more CD

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VariousOur Lives Are Shaped By What We Love – Motown's MoWest Story 1971 to 1973 ... CD
Motown/MoWest/Light In The Attic, Early 70s. New Copy .... $13.99
The first ever compilation of the best music made for MoWest – the eclectic, but still soulful cuts made when Berry Gordy Jr. relocated from Motown to the west coast in the early 70s – releasing cool and sometimes strange music with a soul background, yet toasted by LA sunshine! The ... read more CD

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VariousOut Of The Cool Vol 5 – Swing, Shake, Sway ... CD
Drive (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $12.99
A great batch of 60s and 70s jazz dance slammers – featuring a mixture of soul jazz, Latin jazz, and hardbop that all fits pretty darn nicely together! Titles include "Jeannine" by Oscar Brown Jr, "Senor Blues" by Mark Murphy, "Mishugana Mambo" by Slim Gaillard, ... read more CD

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New VariousPhiladelphia Roots – Funk, Soul, & The Roots Of Disco 1965-73 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $13.99
A stellar batch of funk and soul tracks from the Philly scene – mostly late 60s/early 70s numbers lifted from the catalog of Jamie/Guyden Records and related imprints, like the famous funky 45 imprint, Phil-LA of Soul. The set's got some great singles that haven't been reissued before, plus ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousPhilly Regrooved Vol 3 – More From The Master – Tom Moulton Remixes ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2CD .... $19.99
Sublime sounds from the Philly master – a fantastic set of new mixes by the legendary Tom Moulton – all done with older tunes from the 70s, in a way that take the grooves even farther than before! Moulton was on hand when most of these tracks were released, so he's already got a mighty ... read more CD

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VariousPhilly Sound Get Down – Philly Funk Instrumentals ... CD
Funkadelphia, Late 60s. New Copy .... $9.99
A fine compilation of instrumental singles from funk era Philly! The set features gritty soul and funk instrumentals, mostly from the tail end of the 60s – those halcyon days of regional hit singles and funky 45s – when tracks by relative unknowns and local favorites might find a ... read more CD

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VariousPop A La Catalana – Jazz, Bossa & Groovy Sounds From Catalunya 1963 to 1971 ... CD
Vadim (France), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $11.99
A wonderfully offbeat strain of European pop from the 60s – rare recordings from the Catalonian area, that weird space in Spain that's also linked to southern France and the Mediterranean islands as well! There's a really playful feel to most of these numbers – and although many cuts ... read more CD

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VariousPure Chill Out – The Definitive Down Tempo Collection ... CD
Water Music Records, 2002. Used .... $2.99
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(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousPurple Snow – Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound (2CDs with book) ... CD
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs .... $36.99 39.98
The amazing prequel to the big wave of funk and soul that exploded from the Minneapolis scene at the end of the 70s – early sounds that really point the way towards later grooves from folks like Prince, Alexander O'Neal, Andre Cymone, and the team of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis! The massive ... read more CD
Also available Purple Snow – Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound (4LPs with book) ... LP 77.99

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VariousRaw Soul – Rare & Unreleased Funk From Norwolk, Virginia 1971-73 ... CD
Plut, Early 70s. New Copy .... $13.99
A killer set of funky raw soul from the early 70s Norfolk, VA scene – literally Raw Soul – as the excellent group is at the heart and soul of all the material in the set! It features tracks credited to Raw Soul plus singers & groups Lanis Guess, Shirley Johnson, Sir Guy, Josephine ... read more CD

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VariousRecord Kicks 10th – All The Hits & Exclusive New Tracks 2003 to 2013 ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2000s/Early 2010s. New Copy .... $16.99
The deep soul, funk and dancefloor jazz generators at Record Kicks are celebrating 10 years – with this excellent anniversary compilation of pivotal material from their roster – and some previously unreleased gems! Record Kicks has been a global torch carrier for the funky and soulful ... read more CD

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VariousRed Hot & Blue – A Tribute To Cole Porter To Benefit AIDS ... CD
Chrysalis, 1990. Used .... $3.99
Tracks by Neneh Cherry, The Neville Brothers, Debbie Harry, David Byre, Tom Waits, U2, Les Negresses Vertes, Erasure, Jungle Brothers, Jimmy Somerville, Jody Watley and more. CD

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VariousRight On! Vol 3 – More Break Beats & Grooves From The Atlantic & Warner Vaults ... CD
Warner (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
Killer funk, soul, and jazz tunes from the Warner and Atlantic catalogs – including more than a few that rank with our favorite funky cuts of the era! As with previous volumes in this series, the titles are selected with a focus on tunes that have or can be sampled – so there's lots of ... read more CD

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VariousRighteousness ... CD
Blue Note (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD .... $9.99
The headier sound of Blue Note Records – served up in a batch of tracks that focus on that late 60s period when the label started to open up into a much more righteous groove! The styles here are very much in step with the most progressive cultural movements in the US at the time – and ... read more CD

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VariousSample & Breaks Of CTI Records – Compiled By Wax Poetics Japan ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $26.99
Some of the best-remembered cuts from the legendary CTI Records of the 70s – all tracks that have been sampled over the years, thanks to their funky breaks and amazing grooves! CTI and Kudu have been reissued plenty in recent years, but we'll honestly say that this is one of the hippest sets ... read more CD

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VariousSample This! – The Foundation Of Modern Classics ... CD
Essential, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy .... $14.99
A very hip collection of older tracks that have gone on to form the basis of a range of contemporary tracks – not just the rare soul and funk that usually fills sample collections like this, but also a fair bit of old school hip hop that went onto be used by later artists too! The set list ... read more CD
 
 



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