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Various80s Soul Classics Vol 5 – Sweet Soul Vibes & Funky Club Tunes ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99
Way more than just the usual classics you might associate with 80s soul – and instead a great batch of album cuts and "bubbling under" tracks that are really ripe for rediscovery! The music here is all in the best 80s groove mode – tight, but never uptight – with lots ... read more CD

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New Various80s Weekender – 100 Dancefloor Fillers (5CD set) ... CD
Demon (UK), 1980s. New Copy 5 CDs ... $15.99
100 tracks of prime 80s soul – served up in a compact package at a mighty nice price! The work here runs the gamut of 80s dancefloor modes – from late disco tracks to early house cuts, with plenty of other styles in between – and the range of artists is mostly mainstream, in a ... read more CD

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VariousAfrican Spirits – A Spiritual Jazz Journey Looking Back To Africa ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $16.99
Afro-centric jazz from the 70s through the 90s – a real spiritual journey in music, compiled from a host of hard to find records, most of which are long out of print! The music on the collection is from three different decades, but the set's got a wonderfully unified feel – thanks to a ... read more CD

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VariousAlright! – Black American Dance Music From The Disco Era ... CD
BGP (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
A tight collection of uptempo funk and disco-driven soul tunes – with a selection that goes way past the usual dancefloor favorites! We're not sure how to read the title (which seems to have some sort of "inside take" on black culture in America) so we'll write that off to the ... read more CD

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VariousAmericana Rock Your Soul Vol 2 – More Blue Eyed Soul & AOR Sounds From The Land Of The Free ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Really soulful sounds from a set of unlikely sources – American grooves from the late 70s that weren't necessarily recorded as soul records – but which really fit in well with the best work of the time! The music here is from a host of obscure indie records – some funk, some jazz ... read more CD
Also available Americana Rock Your Soul Vol 2 – More Blue Eyed Soul & AOR Sounds From The Land Of The Free (with bonus CD) ... LP 23.99

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VariousAncestors Of Rap – A Collection Of Highly Underrated Prototype Rap Songs ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
The funky foundations of rap – and one of the best, most focused compilations of its kind we've ever stocked! You can truthfully call the treasure trove of funk singles here "pre-rap". Every track is a direct precursor. We mean that on the vocal tip – and also for the ... read more CD
Also available Ancestors Of Rap – A Collection Of Highly Underrated Prototype Rap Songs ... LP 16.99

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VariousAtomic Cafe – Music From The Original Soundtrack, Plus Music Inspired By The Film ... CD
Stilton (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
An excellent compilation of rare funky jazz tunes – issued here supposedly as a lost soundtrack, but really just a collection of tunes from other sources, all with a nice soundtrack-y jazz feel! There's a few familiar names here, but most of the material is from rare European and American ... read more CD

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VariousAural Offal Waffle Ten Pints Of Bitter & A Bag Of Pork Scratchings ... CD
Offal (UK), 1999. Used 2 CDs ... $2.99
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VariousAztec Mystic Mix – A Mix By DJ Rolando ... CD
Ur, 1999. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousBacharach & David – They Write The Songs ... CD
Nectar (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousBackstreet Brit Funk – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Rare British disco, club soul and jazzy funk from the late 70s & early 80s – compiled by Joey Negro – hard to find numbers from Mirage, Incognito, Hudson People, Intrigue and many more! Negro has long been a trusted compiler and he does a terrific job here – many tracks from ... read more CD

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VariousBang The Box – The Lost Story Of AKA Dance Music Chicago 1987 to 1988 ... CD
AKA Dance Music/Still Music, Late 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 16.99
Bang the box – a classic battle cry from the glory days of Chicago house – summed up here perfectly with a stack of tracks from the short-lived AKA Music label! The package follows strongly in the mode of Still Music's Kill Yourself Dancing set – and like that one, it offers up a ... read more CD

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VariousBaptist Beat ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960s. New Copy ... $13.99
The Blue Note sound meets some gospel roots – in an excellent batch of 60s instrumentals that really show a deepening sound of the legendary jazz label! The tracks here are all pulled from classic sessions for Blue Note, and many are from a time when the soul jazz genre was starting to ... read more CD

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VariousBasic Principles Of Sound 3 – Music For The Modern Listener With A Brazilian Flavor ... CD
Soundsational (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99
The third volume in this very groovy series takes a distinct Brazilian turn – and opens up into a sparkling set of bossa jammers and hard jazzy numbers that are extremely well-selected for the set! Not all the tracks are Brazilian in origin, but they are all hard to find – and the ... read more CD

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VariousBeg, Scream, & Shout! – The Big Ol Box Of 60's Soul (6CD set) ... CD
Rhino, 1997. Used 6CDs ... $99.99
Man, Rhino must have busted a gut putting this one out! The set is a very loving tribute to 60's soul, and includes a huge mix of tracks – popular and obscure – packaged in a cool replica of an original box that holds old singles. The CDs themselves are packaged in tiny sleeves that ... read more CD
(Out of print! Includes box, book, all inserts, and the very cool cards too!)

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VariousBest Of Brunswick – For Brothers – The Sound Of Chicago Soul ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Male soul galore – and a great serving of artists from the legendary Brunswick Records label – including a few we never knew recorded for the company! The big names are here, to be sure, but there's also some great lesser-knowns too – Brunswick artists who only ever cut rare ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of Brunswick – For Groups – The Sound Of Chicago Soul ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
A motherlode of great group soul – all of it pulled from the vaults of the legendary Brunswick Records! Brunswick really had an excellent way with group vocals – no surprise, given the strong connection that label had to the Chicago scene of the late 60s, a time and place where some ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of International City – Rare & Unreleased New Orleans, Baton Rouge & Muscle Shoals Recordings 1964 to 1970 ... CD
Soul Tay Shus, Mid 60s-Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
An essential look at the mid-to-late 60s soul and R&B music coming from the family of labels headed by Bob Robin – wonderful New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Muscle Shoals recordings released on the International City, River City and Rai imprints by George & Lee, Carolyn Porter, Senator ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of Perception & Today Records – Compiled By DJ Spinna & BBE Soundsystem ... CD
Perception/BBE (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99 16.99
Amazing grooves from a legendary pair of labels – the ultra-funky Perception and Today Records, home of some killer sounds from the New York scene at the start of the 70s! The labels had a great ear for up-and-coming soul – especially with some of the younger groups rising up at the ... read more CD

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VariousBethlehem Records Revisit – Presented By Tatsuo Sunaga ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $23.99
A very groovy look at the legendary Bethlehem Records – put together by Japanese DJ Tatsuo Sunaga! Sunaga T has done plenty of great work of his own – lots of it informed by the older jazz modes of labels like Bethlehem, which makes him a great choice to dig through the 50s and 60s ... read more CD

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VariousBig Beat Urban Classics ... CD
Big Beat/Atantic, 2002. Used ... $6.99
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VariousBlack History In Music (sampler) ... CD
Rhino, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
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(Two disc promotional sampler.)

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VariousBrazilian Beats Vol 7 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s/2013. New Copy ... $15.99
Brazilian Beats have come a long way in just seven volumes – from an initial series approach that focused on older bossa and samba grooves, to this crackling set that's filled with great contemporary moments too! The package may well be the most exciting in the collection so far – as ... read more CD

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VariousBrown Door Story ... CD
Brown Door/Shout (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
A killer collection of funk and soul from an ultra-hip Bay Area label of the 70s – Oakland's enigmatic Brown Door Records – headed up by funk maestro Marvin Holmes! The music's got a beautifully sunny vibe – all the best Bay Area elements of the time, reflected in the scene-crossi ... read more CD

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VariousBuddha Bar Vol 1 – By Claude Challe ... CD
Wagram (France), 2003. Used 2CD ... $4.99
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VariousCan You Dig It? – The Music & Politics Of Black Action Films 1968 to 1975 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
Possibly the best-ever collection of blacksploitation grooves we've ever seen – a really comprehensive package that not only manages to cover the classics, but which also digs deep enough to come up with lots of fresh bits too! The set really sets a new level for the Soul Jazz label – ... read more CD

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VariousChicago Soul – Electric Blues, Funk & Soul – The New Sound Of Chicago In The 1960's ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
A massive overview of the genius Chicago scene of the late 60s – and a set that's overflowing with some of the heaviest music ever recorded! The collection focuses on the most groundbreaking work from the later Chess years – particularly the funky blues, psychedelic soul, and tripped ... read more CD
Also available Chicago Soul – Electric Blues, Funk & Soul – The New Sound Of Chicago In The 1960's ... LP 26.99

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VariousChoice – A Collection Of Classics – X Press 2 ... CD
Azuli (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousChoice : A Collection Of Classics – Jeff Mills ... CD
Azuli (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $24.99
A surprisingly wonderful batch of club classics from Jeff Mills – hand-picked for the excellent Choice series, and featuring a lot of late 70s/early 80s numbers we'd nearly forgotten about! Jeff's got a great ear for the sorts of tunes that have a nice electric undercurrent – using ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousChoice : A Collection Of Classics – Roger Sanchez ... CD
Azuli (UK), 1970s/1980s/Early 90s. Used 2CD ... $8.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousCome Spy With Us – The Secret Agent Songbook ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Seminal spy sounds from the 60s – a treasure trove of spy-themed tunes, and one that features loads of material you might not hear otherwise! The set doesn't feature the big hits from the James Bond films, and instead includes all the great little records that sprung up in the wake of those ... read more CD

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VariousCosmic Disco?! Cosmic Rock!!! ... CD
Eskimo (UK), Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
A cool collection of electronic tunes from years past – mostly early 80s numbers, mixed by Marco Dionig and Daniele Baldelli – the latter of whom really helped transform the European scene with his famous nightclub work! The music here marks the shift that Baldelli made with his Cosmic ... read more CD

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VariousCosmic Machine – A Voyage Across French Cosmic & Electronic Avant Garde 1970 to 1980 ... CD
Because (France), 1970s. New Copy Gatefold ... $19.99
Incredible electronics from the French scene of the 70s – spacey, funky, trippy, and even a bit clubby too – a perfect cross-section of all the cool analogue elements that were ebbing forth from Paris at the time! A few of the bigger French artists broke big on these shores – ... read more CD
Also available Cosmic Machine – A Voyage Across French Cosmic & Electronic Avant Garde 1970 to 1980 (with bonus CD) ... LP 28.99

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VariousDance Floor Divas – The 70s ... CD
Rhino, 1970s. Used ... $3.99
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VariousDanny Tenaglia Presents Back To Basics – 10th Anniversary ... CD
System Recordings, 2002. Used 2CD ... $11.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousDawn Of Psychedelia ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99
Not really the rock side of psychedelia – but a great overview of all the trippy sounds that came before the late 60s explosion of mind-altered fuzz and freaks – a really compelling mix of experimental compositions, Eastern-tinged jazz, Indian music, spoken word recordings, and more ... read more CD

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VariousDeep Intentions – Dancefloor Anthems From The Deep House Underground (3CD set) ... CD
Harmless (UK), 2014. New Copy 3 CDs ... $14.99
Deep tracks from the contemporary underground – a host of upbeat clubby numbers pulled together by the Deep Intentions team, all with the same vibe as some of their well-attended events! The tracks are relatively straightforward – usually just a stark rhythm and simple melodic elements ... read more CD

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VariousDetroit Funk Vaults – Funk & Soul From Dave Hamilton 1968 to 1979 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
Funky soul from Detroit – the second foray into the uber-rare and unreleased funk treasures recorded at Dave Hamilton's Motor City studio – and an even deeper look at what's turning out to be one of the greatest long-buried funk catalogs to come to light in recent years! The collection ... read more CD

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VariousDeutsche Elektronische Musik – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1972 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
A much-needed look at the incredible German music scene of the 70s – a sprawling landscape of prog, fusion, electronics, and more – all put together beautifully here with the usual completeness we've come to expect from Soul Jazz! Many of the names are familiar – the sorts you've ... read more CD

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VariousDeutsche Elektronische Musik 2 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Musik 1971 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
An amazing collection of electronic music from the German scene of the 70s – easily one of the most exciting, innovative musical worlds of the past century! There was really something special going on in Germany at the time – a confluence of hippie rockers, serious proggers, urban ... read more CD

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VariousDifferent Kind Of Blues – Music From Another Dimension ... CD
Warner (Australia), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
Some blues, but not the kind that's blue – and instead a batch of messed-up, freaked-out, turned-on sounds from the end of the 60s – that magical time when it seemed like so many different genres were crashing together, and coming up with really great new music in the process! The set ... read more CD
Also available Different Kind Of Blues – Music From Another Dimension (180 gram vinyl) ... LP 34.99

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VariousDisco Discharge – Cruising The Beats ... CD
Harmless (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99
Cruising For Beats from the Disco Discharge compilation series – purportedly the final entry in their mission to unearth some of the deepest gems in the international dancefloor soul scenes! Cruising includes the longer mixes of a numbers the rocked the houses in the late 70s and early 80s, ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Giants 5 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
A snapping collection of soul from the 80s – 2CDs worth of music, and a host of wonderful groovers from the post-disco years! The styles here are heavy on beats and keyboards – lots more electric rhythms than the previous decade's soul – but the sound is still plenty darn great, ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Giants 8 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
Disco giants, and giants of soul – a wealth of 80s groovers served up in a great double-length set – not just club-oriented numbers, but some great crossover soul too! Some of the artists here are the bigger ones of the time, but they're often represented by some of their more ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Giants 9 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Not classic disco – but a wealth of 80s soul – packed into a double-length set that's overflowing with R&B gems from the years beyond disco! Most tunes are still pretty clubby – not in an underground way, but with some of the styles of the more important soul modes of the ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Giants Volume 10 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
80s soul galore – most of it more than clubby enough to play on the dancefloor, although done with much sharper sounds than most of the work in the 70s disco generation! The cuts are heavy on bassy beats, guitar parts, and keyboard lines – often nice and lean, with that sharp punch you' ... read more CD

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VariousDJ Andy Smith's Jam Up Twist USA – R&B Rockers, Rockabilly, Northern Soul, & Sleazy Shakers ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A great US take on the Jam Up Twist sound of DJ Andy Smith – the groove he explored on a previous compilation in the UK – now served up here in a different lineup for the states! The music is a mad mix of R&B, jump blues, rockabilly, and other raw sounds from the tail end of the ... read more CD

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New VariousDJ Mitsu The Beats – Solid Black ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), 1970s/2012. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
DJ Mitsu takes on the legendary Black Jazz label from the 70s – and serves up a sublime mix of spiritual and funky jazz classics from some of the company's greatest records! Mitsu's one of the few cats we could trust with a project like this – and as with his Fender Rhodes mixes from a ... read more CD

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VariousDJ Nori – Back To My Roots – Salsoul ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
DJ Nori's got some mighty hip roots – a rich array of funky inspiration provided by the legendary Salsoul label – served up here by Nori in a collection that includes a good number of rare mixes from the vaults! Nori leaves most tracks intact – never cuts them up too much, and ... read more CD

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VariousDJ Nori – Spirit Of Sunshine – Nori's West End Mix ... CD
West End/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
A great little set that not only features a funky remix of club classics from the legendary West End label – but one that also includes a fair bit of obscure singles as well! DJ Nori does an excellent job of digging deep here – and mixes West End hits with some lesser-known nuggets ... read more CD

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VariousDou Da Dou – The Unlimited French Lost Catalogue – Phase 1 ... CD
Vadim (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
A groovy collection of French pop from the late 60s and early 70s – with lightly psychedelic nuggets and an all around beautiful snapshot of an inimitable era! The tracklist includes some artists we've obsessed over for years, such as France Gall, Franois D Roubaix and Maledictus Sound ... read more CD

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VariousDues Paid – The Bluestime Story ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
A totally great collection of rare material from the Bluestime label – a rare rootsy side of the Flying Dutchman imprint at the start of the 70s! Flying Dutchman is a well-remembered label for its rich array of funk and jazz titles – and although Bluestime worked in the blues side of ... read more CD

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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 2 – The Psycho Beat ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
Mindblowing work from the Italian soundtrack scene of the 60s and 70s – a true treasure of tracks that more than lives up to the "psycho beat" promise of its title! The tunes are a heady brew of tripped-out styles – floating organ, slinking bass, stepping strings, fuzzy ... read more CD
(Newly remastered edition!)

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New VariousEccentric Soul – Mighty Mike Lenaburg ... CD
Numero, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $15.99 18.98
A blistering collection of funk, hard-charging r&b and psychedelic soul from the Phoenix scene – amazing singles issued mostly in the late 60s and early 70s and spearheaded by producer Mike Lenaburg – and a great portrait of a too-long neglected funky southwest! Mighty Mike ... read more CD

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New VariousEccentric Soul – The Big Mack Label ... CD
Numero, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 19.98
An incredible look at an obscure Detroit soul label – a tiny little company, but home to some really great funk and soul! The Big Mack label ran somewhat sporadically through the 60s and into the early 70s – but during that time, it managed to cut some incredible tunes with a really ... read more CD

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

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

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New VariousEccentric Soul – The Way Out Label ... CD
Numero, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $23.99 29.98
Great work from a label that was way out in the Cleveland scene of the 60s – but which bristles with some of the best energy of Detroit and Chicago at the time! The tiny imprint never cracked the big time, but not for lack of quality – as the cuts here have a sharp blend of deep soul ... read more CD
Also available Eccentric Soul – The Way Out Label (3LP set) ... LP 39.99

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New VariousEccentric Soul – Twinight's Lunar Rotation ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $23.99 26.98
The best look at Chicago's legendary Twinight label that we've ever seen – a massive 2CD set that goes way past the obvious hits, and really digs into the heart and soul of this unique little record company! Twinight is best known as the home of Syl Johnson during his legendary run of funky ... read more CD
Also available Eccentric Soul – Twinight's Lunar Rotation (4LP box set – with 13 bonus tracks) ... LP 46.99

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VariousElaste Vol 4 – Meta Disco & Proto House –Originals Ahead Of Their Time – Compiled By Dompteur Mooner ... CD
Compost (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99
One of the coolest entries in this series so far – and that's saying a heck of a lot, given the great music that Elaste has already given us! The set pushes past the boundaries of the dancefloor – to focus on cosmic cuts that might have gotten some play with DJs, but also really unlock ... read more CD

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

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VariousExplorations – Classic Picante Regrooved ... CD
Concord/Picante, Late 70s/1980s/2006. Used ... $3.99
The Latin jazz catalog of Picante records is remixed here – following similar treatment of labels like Verve and Savoy in recent years, but possibly with hipper results! The originals are all straight Latin numbers played and sung by some of the best in the business at the time of recording ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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

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VariousFor The Ladies Vol 3 – Love Is The Message ... CD
Super Classe (France), 2000. Used ... $14.99
Great stuff! This series is one of our favorite compilations of 70s soul – and this volume really keeps the tradition strong, by sifting through the crates to come up with a stellar batch of smooth soul and mellow groove tracks, a great mix of classics and lesser-known album cuts! Titles ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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

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VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female ... read more CD
Also available Funk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... LP 19.99

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VariousFunky Funky Detroit – Rare & Unreleased Motorcity Funk & Soul ... CD
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
Detroit finally gets its funky due – stepping out from the shadows cast by endless Motown and Northern Soul compilations, and fixing its funky wagon to a great batch of rare indie groovers! The package brings together some real gems from labels that have barely, if ever, been reissued in the ... read more CD

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VariousFunky Funky New Orleans – Rare & Unreleased Recordings Of New Orleans 70's Funk ... CD
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.98
A great collection of rare and unreleased New Orleans funk – from the golden days of the genre – and with work by some of the best producers in the Crescent City! Very hard and heavy funk, with choppy riffs and hard drums – plus, there's even a few cuts with nice electronics. ... read more CD
Also available Funky Funky New Orleans – Rare & Unreleased Recordings Of New Orleans 70's Funk (with download) ... LP 16.99

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VariousFunky Jams 6 ... CD
Hubbub (UK), 1996. Used ... $6.99
It's the 6th volume – and the funky jams keep on coming! This set's got 12 tracks in all – with the usual heavy funk sound that's made this series one of the best from the old days of funky compilations! Lots of tracks here that aren't on other sets – including "151 Rome ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousFunny Old Sh*t – A Trunk Records Sampler ... CD
Trunk (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $6.99
A really wonderful collection of weirdly funny records from the weirdly funny record label Trunk – a British imprint we've trusted to deliver unusual sounds for almost 20 years! This package is great – a troll through the more offbeat side of Johnny Trunk's record collection – a ... read more CD
(Packaged in a slim sleeve.)
Also available Funny Old Sh*t – A Trunk Records Sampler ... LP 14.99

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VariousGet Down Boogie Sound – The Hidden Sound Of Black America ... CD
BGP (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
Great grooves from the post-disco years – music from the time when the sound of the clubs went back to the underground after the failure of the mainstream – and produced a lot of great music in the process! Most of the work here is in a mode that's come to be called boogie over the ... read more CD

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VariousGettin' It Off – Westbound Funk ... CD
Westbound/Ace (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Very cool compilation featuring a whole mess of great lost funk tracks from the legendary Westbound label – including a few unreleased cuts! There's a number of tracks on here that we just about never see, and some more that you'll only find on rare funky 45s. Tracks include "Getting ... read more CD

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

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VariousGolden Age Of American Popular Music – Hits With Strings & Things – Hot 100 Instrumentals From 1956 to 1967 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. Used ... $9.99
Strings of many shapes and sizes – not just violins, but guitars as well – all coming together in a host of instrumental pop classics! The package is a lot cooler than you might expect – and features about a decade of chart-topping instrumentals – the kind of clever little ... read more CD

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VariousGolden State Funk – Impossibly Rare Funk From The Bay Area ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
They're not lying about the "impossibly rare" part of the title here – because most of the work on this set is previously unreleased – funky Bay Area gems recorded in the late 60s and early 70s, finally seeing the light of day on this collection! The music represents a much ... read more CD

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VariousGood God! – 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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VariousGrass Roots – Danny Krivit: Musical Influences & Inspiration ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $19.99
70s grooves abound in this fantastic compilation! DJ Danny Krivit – guiding light of New York's Body & Soul night – selects some of his favorite tracks from the 70s, a blinding blend of rare funk, strident soul, and uplifting club tunes that's one of the freshest collections we've ... read more CD
(Out of print. Tray card and booklet have light water stains.)

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VariousHammock House – Africa Caribe – Produced & Mixed by Joe Claussell ... CD
Fania, 1960s/1970s/2011. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99 16.98
Classic Latin, in the hands of Joe Claussell – served up here in a mighty mix that's heavy on roots, but also has an ear for the future as well! The building blocks of the set come from the classic catalog of Fania Records – older tracks from the 60s and 70s that are heavy on the rawer ... 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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New VariousHolland Dozier Holland – The Complete 45s Collection (14CD set) ... CD
Invictus/Harmless (UK), 1970s. New Copy 14CD ... $109.99
One of the coolest collections of 70s soul we've ever seen – an amazingly complete compilation that features every single 45 issued by the team of Holland Dozier Holland on their three famous soul labels of the time – Invictus, Hot Wax, and Music Merchant! The set features a whopping ... read more CD

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VariousHorse Meat Disco 2 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
Club soul and disco from late 70s & early 80s its deepest, most hedonistically appealing realms – as celebrated by the Horse Meat Disco nights with resident DJs James Hillard, Jim Stanton, Severino & Filthy Luka – a second helping of said grooves for Strut Records! Underground ... read more CD

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VariousHorse Meat Disco 4 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 16.99
No horsing around here – as the set may well be the most compelling so far in this mighty hip series – a wicked blend of underground club from the post-disco and post-punk generation! The tracks here definitely push towards the more obscure side of the spectrum, and really show the way ... read more CD
Also available Horse Meat Disco 4 (with bonus CDs) ... LP 24.99

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VariousHotel Costes – Etage 3 – Mixed By Stephane Pompougnac ... CD
Wagram (France), 2001. Used ... $3.99
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New VariousIn Yo' Face – The History Of Funk Vol 2 ... CD
Rhino, 1970s. Used ... $3.99
Features work by James Brown, Sly & The Family Stone, Curtis Mayfield, Kool & The Gang, Rufus, O'Jays, and others! CD

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VariousItalo House – A Personal Selection Of The Deeper Side Of Italian House Music –Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99
A killer collection of Italo House tracks – maybe the best we've ever seen to really get at the heart of the genre! Disco never died in Italy during the 80s – as evidence by the number of dance compilations from the decade with a boot-shaped image on the front – and Italian DJs ... read more CD
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Italo House – A Personal Selection Of The Deeper Side Of Italian House Music –Compiled By Joey Negro – Part 1 ... LP 32.99
Italo House – A Personal Selection Of The Deeper Side Of Italian House Music –Compiled By Joey Negro – Part 2 ... LP 32.99

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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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VariousJay J & Miguel Migs – In The House ... CD
Defected (UK), 2003. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
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(Out of print, does not include slipcover.)

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VariousJazz Club – Henry Mancini Songbook ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1960s. New Copy ... $8.99
A mighty tribute to one of the greatest soundtrack composers of the 50s and 60s – served up in a host of jazz and vocal gems from the equally mighty Universal catalog! Most of the numbers here are from the 60s, and showcase Mancini at his jazziest – the period from Peter Gunn onward, ... 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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VariousJohnny D Presents Disco Jamms Vol 1 ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Deep, deep disco selected by Johnny "D" DeMairo – one of the more pivotal underground club music figures of the past couple decades, via his role in setting up the Henry Street imprint – here putting together an incredible set of the rare disco greatness! This the the ... read more CD

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

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VariousJukebox Jam 2 – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... 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 ... $11.99
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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