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New VariousJourney Into Paradise – The Larry Levan Story ... CD
Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Classic club and soulful disco, all brought together in service of the lasting memory of Larry Levan – legendary DJ at the Paradise Garage, and a key force in shaping the sound of the dancefloor for years to come! The set features some material presented in special Larry Levan mixes, plus ... read more CD

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VariousJukebox Jam 2 – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
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 CD
Also available Jukebox Jam 2 – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... LP 26.99

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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

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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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VariousKatalyst Presents Dusted – Essential Mix Of Rare Groove & Hip Hop Joints ... CD
Universal (Australia), 2005. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Moody breakbeat maestro Katalyst brings 2 incredible hour+ mix sets of rare groove, classic funk & soul, and the finest hip hop back-to-back in this stellar work for Universal Australia – with a seamless blend of tunes by Roy Ayers, Marlena Shaw, Gang Starr, Nina Simone, Public Enemy, ... 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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VariousKenny Dope & Keb Darge Presents Kay Dee Records Vol 2 ... CD
Kay Dee, 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
A treasure trove of rare funk – all hand-picked by Keb Darge and Kenny Dope, two names we trust more than most when it comes to rare funk! Most of these tracks are of 70s vintage, and a handful are presented here in new edits by Kenny – not remixes, and very much in the spirit of the ... read more CD

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VariousKenny Dope Vs P&P Records – P&P Rarities & Re-Edits ... CD
P&P, Late 70s/2005. Used 2CD ... $8.99
A guided tour of one of the grooviest club labels ever – all at the hands of the legendary Kenny Dope! The incredibly well-priced package features 2 CDs worth of music – one disc with a 26 track mix of the best and rarest of the P&P Records catalog, and one disc featuring 13 of 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 ... $9.99 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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New VariousKings Of House – Compiled & Mixed By Masters At Work ... CD
BBE/Rapster (UK), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $4.99
BBE's Kings Of. . . series goes 2 steps deeper with this stellar entry – a scenic overview of the world of house – selected by Masters At Work! MAW have worked with BBE many times in the past, but never has a project been more appropriate. Kenny Dope and Louie Vega assemble a ... read more CD
(Promotional copy.)

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VariousLa Guepe Vol 4 – Jazzy & Juicy Selections From Europe ... CD
Dare Dare/Pulp Flavor (France), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
Rare grooves from the European scene – just the kind of sweet overseas goodies we've come to love from the La Guepe series! The record's filled with great little gems that never got issued on our side of the Atlantic in the 60s and 70s – a range of funky instrumentals, jazzy groovers, ... read more CD

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VariousLa Pulpe Vol 2 – Six Years Of An Eclectic, Reserved & Lazy Label ... CD
Pulp Flavor/Dare Dare (France), 2002. New Copy ... $12.99
A sweet little selection of grooves from the folks at Pulp Flavor Records! The label's best known to our customers for their great reissues of French groove obscurities from the 60s and 70s – but this selection features work by a number of newer artists involved with the label, interspersed ... read more CD

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VariousLA's Unsung – Nimbus West Compilation ... CD
Nimbus, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A very fitting title for a really wonderful compilation – one that features tracks from the catalog of the legendary Nimbus Records label, home to some of the most creative work in the Los Angeles scene at the end of the 70s and beginning of the 80s! Nimbus' main star talent was pianist ... read more CD

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 1– 25 Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Discotheque (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A funky mod party throughout – and a wicked package of grooves we would have never tracked down on our own! The folks at London's New Untouchables have selected 25 of their favorite fuzzed-out 60s numbers for this set – a genre-busting batch of tracks that swings together mod jazz, ... read more CD

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 3 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Circle (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $19.99
Mod mania all the way through and through – a sublime third set from the New Untouchables scene – every bit as wonderful as the first two! Like those great collections, this one's built up from rare mod singles of the 60s – obscure gritty grooves awash in fuzzy guitars, burning ... read more CD
Also available Le Beat Bespoke Vol 3 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... LP 19.99

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 4 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Circle (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $13.99
Raw mod and gritty funk rock grooves from team Le Beat Bespoke – the fourth set in the series – bubblegum garage, fuzzed out pop, funky percussion and wailing organs – this just might be the best in the series to date! Compiler Rob Bailey out does himself here, once again digging ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 5 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Circle (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Underground mod, garage and otherwise raucously R&B-fueled singles from the late 60s – rugged, raw and fuzzy, though melodic and unstoppably danceable, no matter how freaky – and possibly the best yet in the Le Beat Bespoke series! The songs are almost all deeply obscure and ... read more CD

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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 ... $9.99
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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VariousLes Mystères Des Voix Vulgaires ... CD
Divergo (Italy), 1990. Used ... $9.99
Produced to support A/Rivista Anarchica, the Italian pacifist/anarchist magazine. Includes track by Eugene Chadbourne, Andre Duchesne, Peeni Waali, David Moss, and more. CD
(CD in a sleeve with an oversized booklet.)

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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 ... $9.99 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 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
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 CD
Also available Living In The Streets – Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... LP 19.99

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New 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

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VariousLiving In The Streets Vol 3 – Busting Out Of The Ghetto ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
Oooooooh-weeee! Is this a funky monster, or what? The set's easily the best in this great series – a really hard and heavy batch of rare funk tunes that pushes past the cliches of the title to come up with an all-solid batch of tracks that's sure to please any fan of deep funk. Loads of ... read more CD

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VariousLocal Customs – Pressed At Boddie ... CD
Boddie/Numero, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99
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.)
Also available Local Customs – Pressed At Boddie – Limited Edition Record Store Day 2011 Release ... LP 18.99

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VariousLove Love Love Love Love – Just A Soul ... CD
Solid (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
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 ... $11.99
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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Loving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat-Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 (with book) ... LP 26.99
Loving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat-Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 (CD with book) ... CD 13.99

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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. Used CD & Book ... $13.99
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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Loving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat-Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 (CD with book) ... CD 18.99
Loving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat-Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 (with book) ... LP 26.99

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VariousMad Decent Vol 1 ... CD
Mad Decent/Downtown, 2011. New Copy ... $3.99 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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VariousMasterpiece Vol 3 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (France), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Another Masterpiece of 80s grooves in this great great series – a collection of tracks that are mostly so obscure, you probably even missed them back in the day! The vibe here is really great – much more on the underground tip of early 80s dancefloor – with tracks that retain a ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Vol 5 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (France), Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
Masterpieces all the way through – especially if you dig club cuts and groovers from the early 80s! As with previous volumes of this series, this set is overflowing with rare gems from back in the day – cuts that show that there was still plenty of great music aimed at the dancefloors ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Vol 7 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
Another masterpiece in this hip series of 80s club cuts – great cuts cooked up back in the day, most of which never made it to the charts, but brought plenty of love to the dancefloor! Some of the artists here are well-known, but they're often represented by more obscure tracks – ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Vol 8 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
The funkier side of disco – and the later side too – given that most of the material here is from the early 80s! The set follows strongly in the same wonderful sound as previous volumes – heavy on boogie rhythms, stepping basslines, and electric instrumentation – a blend of ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Vol 9 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Funky club galore – a smoking set of early 80s numbers that really runs the gamut! The groove here isn't exactly underground, but it's nicely away from the charts, too – in a hip territory that's heavy on beats, keys, and basslines – mixing in some electro modes with funkier ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 11 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
Funky early 80s club groovers – synth soul and otherwise dancefloor-ready stormers from Steve Jerome, The Emotions, The Graingers, American Gypsy, Reaction, DC Express, Can-Dee, Reaction and more – the 11th entry in the epic Masterpiece series! The tracklist may be more in the post ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 14 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Basslines, keyboards, and plenty of beats – all stepping out strongly in a sweet selection of clubby numbers from the early 80s! The set's not really disco, but is definitely funk – of the lean, clean style that groups were serving up in the post-disco years – kind of a ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 15 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
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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VariousMasterpiece Volume 17 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
Another masterpiece in this always-great collection – a bouncing set of 80s groove numbers from the post-disco years – heavy on boogie rhythms, electric beats, and jazzy keyboard lines! The groove has some occasional touches of electro – especially in the cuts that feature an ... read more CD

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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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VariousMasters At Work Presents West End Records: 25th Anniversary Edition Mastermix ... CD
West End, Late 70s/Early 80s/2001. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99
The club classics of West End Records get mixed into a sublime collection by Masters At Work! Kenny and Louie pay brilliant homage to this groundbreaking label – mixing together some of West End's best singles from the old days, including some lesser-known gems, and a few breaks and riffs ... read more CD
Also available Masters At Work Presents West End Records: 25th Anniversary Edition Mastermix ... CD 8.99

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VariousMasters At Work Presents West End Records: 25th Anniversary Edition Mastermix ... CD
West End, Late 70s/Early 80s/2001. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
The club classics of West End Records get mixed into a sublime collection by Masters At Work! Kenny and Louie pay brilliant homage to this groundbreaking label – mixing together some of West End's best singles from the old days, including some lesser-known gems, and a few breaks and riffs ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Masters At Work Presents West End Records: 25th Anniversary Edition Mastermix ... CD 8.99

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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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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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VariousMillennium Funk Party ... CD
Rhino, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $2.99
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New VariousMod Jazz & Then Some ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $11.99
A really great entry into one of our favorite series ever – and a set that's overflowing with rare jukebox jazz from the 60s! These aren't the heady tracks of the Coltrane generation, but the kind of soulful stompers that were brewing underneath – circulating on 45s from lots of indie-l ... read more CD

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New VariousMojo Presents The New Dictionary Of Blues & Soul ... CD
Mojo (UK), 2008. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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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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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 14 – Book A Trip ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
The long-running Mood Mosaic series is on its 14th trip and flaunts the most starkly naked cover model in all of the many travels! Here they lay out a mix of 70s exotic pop, soul and funk from around the world – sultry grooves from Camille Yarbrough, Ben Sidran, Asha Puthli, Kenny Rankin and ... 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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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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VariousMuggsy Story – The Real House Sound Of The New York Underground ... CD
BBE (UK), Mid 90s. New Copy ... $9.99
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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VariousMuro King Of Diggin – Diggin' Salsoul Breaks ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
Great grooves from Salsoul Records – but served up in a way that's quite different than usual, with a very strong emphasis on the more break-heavy side of the spectrum! The tracks here still come from the same club and disco sources you'll know from Salsoul – but in the hands of DJ ... read more CD

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VariousMusic Minus Music – Vintage Voltage Vinyl Compiled By Andy Votel ... CD
Fat City (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
Synth heavy rarities and vintage electronics flavored gems from a pioneering roster of both revered and lesser-remembered experimental heavies – including Peter Thomas, Bruno Spoerri, Klaus Weiss, Jacky Chlard, Ilaiyaraaja and others – complied by Andy Votel! Votel has the utmost love ... read more CD

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VariousMusic Never Stopped – Roots Of The Grateful Dead ... CD
Shanachie, 1995. Used ... $6.99
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VariousNew Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk 1960 to 1975 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $12.99
One of the best compilations of New Orleans funk we've ever seen! Sure, the reissue market is always filled with stuff from the Crescent City – but so many New Orleans compilations are cheapo knock-offs, designed to cash in on the drunk Jazz & Heritage crowd, or they're simplistic sets ... read more CD
(Includes the booklet and slipcover.)
Also available New Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk 1960 to 1975 ... LP 28.99

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New VariousNew Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk Vol 3 – Two-Way-Pocky-Way, Gumbo Ya Ya & The Mardi Gras Mambo ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
The cover image looks old-timey, but the grooves on the set are totally modern – a wealth of wonderful funky numbers from the New Orleans scene of the 60s and 70s – just the kind of gems that made us love the previous two volumes in this series! We might well argue that this third ... read more CD
Also available New Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk Vol 3 – Two-Way-Pocky-Way, Gumbo Ya Ya & The Mardi Gras Mambo ... LP 26.99

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VariousNew Wave Hits Of The 80s Volume 11 ... CD
Rhino, 1980s. Used ... $5.99
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VariousNew Wave Hits Of The 80s Volume 13 ... CD
Rhino, 1980s. Used ... $3.99
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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 6 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Nighttime Lovers are mighty big groovers – thanks to a fantastic selection of rare club cuts from the 80s! As with previous volumes, the cuts here go way past the obvious – no over-reissued singles, nor too-poppy soul songs – just tight-grooving numbers that show that there's ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 10 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s (with bonus CD) ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
The tenth entry in this hard-grooving series, and they're still going strong – coming up with a really choice array of 80s grooves you'd be hard-pressed to find anywhere else! As before, the tracks here are all nicely aimed at the dancefloor – heavy on beats and keyboards, but never ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 11 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
Soaring 80s soul, bubbling electro grooves, and synthy funk galore – Volume 11 in the epic Nighttime Lovers series of rare grooves and post disco funky club soul! Neon lit dancefloor ready sounds to be sure, but with a real soul and emotion, and a genuine tunefulness along with the spiraling ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 12 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
Hard to imagine how these nighttime lovers get any sleep – the sounds on the set are always so groovy and upbeat, a rich array of long-lost club cuts from the best years of the 80s! This time around, there's a fair bit of indie cuts on the set – some real gems that have the series ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 13 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Nighttime's not the time for sleeping, it's the time for clubbing – as these music lovers will happily let you know! The series has been going for more than a dozen releases so far, and each new volume is every bit as great as the early ones – awash in the best sort of grooves from the ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 14 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $13.99
Clubby funk and disco in the irresistible, long-running, wholly lovable Nighttime Lovers series – 80s groovers from legends and lesser-remembered, but deserving singers and groups alike – with cuts by Gladys Night & The Pips, Elanor Grant, Champaign, Con Funk Shun, Ruth Dawes, Jimi ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 15 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Nighttime Lovers? Nighttime Groovers is more like it – as the package is filled with plenty of sweet cuts for the dancefloor – especially if you like your grooves with an 80s flavor! The set selection is every bit as wonderful as previous volumes in this longstanding series – ... read more CD

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 16 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
A solid compilation of dancefloor soul from the early 80s – one of the best yet in the long-running Nighttime Lovers series from Vinyl Masterpiece – with tracks by Luther Vandross, The Brothers Johnson, Cool Runners, Carl Carlton, Mtume, Freddie Jackson, The Chi-Lites, Stanley Clarke ... 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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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 ... $10.99
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 ... $11.99
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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VariousOriginal Raw Soul Vol III ... CD
Now Again, Late 90s/2000s. New Copy Gatefold ... $15.99 17.98
The long-awaited third volume Original Raw Soul – a set that pulls together rare funky soul singles by the revolving roster of players led by the Whitefield Brothers – singles that ultimately became just as rare as the obscure funk 45s that inspired them! Nowadays, The Whitefield ... read more CD
Also available Original Raw Soul Vol III ... LP 26.99

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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 Blue ... CD
Rounder, 1984. Used ... $5.99
Includes tracks by John Hammond, George Thorogood, Clarence Gatemouth Brown, Solomon Burke, Buckwheat Zydeco, Johnny Adams, and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousOut Of The Cool Vol 6 – Jazzin' ... CD
Drive (Italy), 1960s. New Copy ... $12.99
Latin jazz collides with soul jazz collides with modal jazz collides with groovy jazz – and this 6th volume is one of the best in this excellent Italian series of compilations! There's no predictable order to the compilation, but we can tell you that there's a number of tracks on here that ... read more CD

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VariousParadisiac 4 – A Deep, Smooth, Sensual & Unique Selection Of Exceptional Music ... CD
Universal (France), 2002. Used 2CD ... $14.99
If this one were any smoother, it would have to be a razor commercial! This 4th volume in the much-hailed Paradisiac series continues the tradition of the first 3 volumes: deep, smooth, sensual house and soul – a mix of hits and underground tracks, with a few classic tunes thrown in for ... read more CD
(Light edgewear to digipack sleeve.)

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VariousPersonal Space – Electronic Soul 1974 to 1984 ... CD
Chocolate Industries, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99
A great document of the transformation of soul music in the 70s – a unique stretch when folks started experimenting with some of the new electronic elements that were surfacing on the market – using them to really change things up with a new groove! Key examples of this trend can be ... read more CD
(Out of print – and we were able to get a hold of just a few!)

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New VariousPhiladelphia International Classics – The Tom Moulton Remixes (4CD set) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Harmless (UK), 1970s. Used 4CD ... $23.99
Massive mixes from the mighty Tom Moulton – a huge 4CD package that not only includes some classic lost and rare mixes from the 70s, but also a whopping 17 previously unreleased Moulton mixes, appearing here for the first time ever! If there's anyone who's ever been well-suited to reworking ... read more CD

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New VariousPhilly Regrooved Vol 3 – More From The Master – Tom Moulton Remixes ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
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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VariousPimps, Players & Private Eyes ... CD
Sire/Warner, Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
An excellent primer for fans of blacksploitation soundtracks! The set was put together by Ice T as an homage to all the great black action films of the 70s that inspired his candy-ass gangster image – and it's a good selection of vocal hits from scores that may well be known more for their ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPlanter's Club Selected By DJ Samir – The Believer's Edition ... CD
EmArcy (Austria), 1970s. Used ... $19.99
A wicked set of smooth soul tracks – one of the best collections of mellow grooves we've heard in a long time! The set was put together by Austrian DJ Samir, but it's all-American all the way through – with some really wonderful numbers from the 70s, famous tracks and rare ones stacked ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPlanter's Club Vol 2 Selected By DJ Samir – The Believer's Edition ... CD
EmArcy (Austria), 1970s. Used ... $21.99
A genius collection of smooth soul tunes – hand-picked by DJ Samir, and featuring some really righteous numbers from a variety of 70s albums! There's a sound here that goes deeper than usual – one that moves past the obvious, into a realm of tunes that are mellow, but which also have a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPlanter's Club Vol 3 Selected By DJ Samir – The Believer's Edition ... CD
EmArcy (Austria), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $16.99
This series is fast becoming one of our favorite collections of 70s soul ever – and it's got a groove that's unlike anything else! The Planter's Club sound is one that's laidback, yet funky – sophisticated and smooth, yet also totally righteous – a great space before the sound of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPlanter's Club Vol 4 Selected By DJ Samir – The Believer's Edition ... CD
EmArcy (Austria), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $14.99
The 4th volume in this amazing series – filled with righteous mellow soul all the way through! There's a gentle groove here that we totally love – one that's slower and more laidback than any other collection we can think of, but which has a slyly funky undercurrent that shines through ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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New VariousPriceless Volume 2 ... CD
Resolution, 1995. Used ... $7.99
One of our favorite comps from years back – with an amazing blend of grooves that ranges from Soul (Leroy Hutson, Marva Whitney), to Brazilian (Jayme Marques, Tamba Trio), to groovy (Aquarians, Harold McNair), and which manages to take these diverse things, put them together, and create a ... read more CD
(Out of print, please note that the booklet is intack but has some substantial water damage.)

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VariousPsych Funk Sa Re Ga! – Seminar – Aesthetic Expressions Of Psychedelic Funk Music In India 1970 to 1983 ... CD
World Psychedelic Classics, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
A funky psychedelic kaliedoscope of grooves from India – killer numbers from the 70s and into the early 80s – Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga, from the folks who put together the equally heavy Psych-Funk 101 and Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas compilations! Most of cuts here have a raw, fuzzed out ... read more CD

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VariousPure Disco 2 ... CD
Polygram, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
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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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VariousReady Or Not Vol 2 – Deep Jazz Grooves From The CBC Radio Canada Archives ... CD
Do Right (Canada), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
A second fantastic dip into the jazz archives of the Canadian Broadcasting System – home to a heck of a lot more great music than you might think! Since Canada never had great labels like Blue Note or Prestige back in the day, many of the country's best jazz players often recorded for ... read more CD

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VariousReal Music For Real People – Compiled & Mixed By DJ Language ... CD
BBE (UK), 2005. Used ... $4.99
NYC DJ Language assembles a wonderful little mix set for BBE Records – serving as a bit of a sampler for the label's eclectic groove – also working in a number of far-reaching classics and rarities from the international club and hip hop scene! Strains of underground soul, blazing ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousReal Series Vol 1 – Mixed By Frankie Feliciano ... CD
BBE/Ricanstruction (UK), 2005. Used ... $6.99
Frankie Feliciano serves up a wonderfully soulful batch of modern house tunes – all pulled from the catalog of the Ricanstruction label of the past few years, and done in a globe-spanning array of styles and influences! There's a really solidly New York groove running through the set – ... 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 ... $11.99
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 ... $1.99
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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