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VariousSoul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... CD
Fania/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the hippest sets we've ever seen on Spanish Harlem – a collection that goes way past the Latin Soul hits, to dig deep in the uptown underground at the end of the 60s! The package is compiled with gems from the Fania catalog, but rally moves past the obvious – going for some of ... read more CD
Also available Soul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... LP 19.99

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VariousSoul On The Real Side #2 ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), 1970s/2014. New Copy ... $16.99
A sweet range of classic soul, mixed with a few contemporary cuts as well – all with a great sort of modern soul glow overall! Most numbers here are gentle groovers – in a midtempo or two step mode, although a few get a bit more upbeat – and although the tracks were chosen by the ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Togetherness 2012 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2012. New Copy ... $10.99
Soul sounds that work perfectly together – on a set that's maybe the most compelling of the Soul Togetherness series so far! There's loads of great contemporary numbers here – some nuggets from the underground, a few more mainstream tracks, and even a few mixes that really transform ... read more CD

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VariousSound Of Philadelphia – Gamble & Huff's Greatest Hits ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1970s. Used ... $5.99
A sweet little set of classic 70s Philly – one of the best collections of work by the team of Gamble & Huff we've ever seen! There's nothing too obscure or offbeat here – and instead, the collection focuses mostly on the massive crossover tracks produced by the pair back in the day ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousSound Of TK Disco – 12" Choice For Boogie Generation ... CD
TK/Shout (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99
A great look at the 12" single legacy of TK Records – and a set that goes way past the familiar album hits and chart singles from the label! There's some surprisingly unusual material here – either long mixes and rare takes of cuts by already-known TK artists – or some even ... read more CD

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VariousSounds Of Universal Love ... CD
Expansion (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy ... $10.99
A decades-spanning batch of stellar SOUL – the Sounds Of Universal Love – compiled by Fitzroy Facey and The Soul Survivors team! Soul Survivors is a UK-based magazine celebrating the best and brightest soul, funk and jazz from the 70s onward, and Facey does a terrific job here of ... read more CD

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VariousSouth Side Story Vol 23 (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy ... $15.99
A great take on the East Side Story series of soul music compilations from the west coast – that famous less-than-legit collection that featured the kind of killer cuts that really made the Chicano soul scene great! Numero offer their own version of that format, by putting together their own ... read more CD

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VariousSouthport Weekender Vol 1 – Joey Negro, Miguel Migs, & Gilles Peterson ... CD
Susu (UK), 2003. Used 3 CDs & DVD ... $16.99
3CDs, and 3 completely different mixes of grooves – each handled by a different DJ appearing at the Southport Weekender! As might be guessed, legendary jazzman Gilles Peterson is our favorite here – and he proves that he's still got an ear for the classic by spinning up a 13 track mix ... read more CD
(Out of print, outer slipcover has some edgewear.)

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VariousSouthport Weekender Vol 2 – Joe Claussell & Blaze ... CD
Susu (UK), 2004. Used 2CD ... $14.99
The sound of Southport is the sound of New York – at least in this tasty twin-disc set, which features a CD each of mixes by Blaze and Joe Claussell! Blaze's mix has an ethereal cosmic soul approach – one that draws from their own rich heritage in dancefloor work, and which crackles ... read more CD
(Out of print. Slipcase has some light wear.)

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VariousSpirit Of Philadelphia ... CD
Expansion (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $10.99
Simply the best Philly 70s collection we've heard – ever! This one goes way past the hits, and moves into work from a variety of labels – not just the famous tunes on Philly International, but all of the Philly-produced gems that were coming out from other sources and other singers ... read more CD

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VariousSpirit Of Philadelphia 2 ... CD
Expansion (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $10.99
A tremendous follow up to the first Spirit Of Philadelphia collection – released many years after that seminal set, and with an even farther-reaching selection of music! The first Spirit set focused on the best mellow and midtempo soul efforts of the Philly International label – but ... read more CD

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VariousSpiritual Swingers – Presented By Nicola Conte – Deep Afrocentric Modal Jazz ... CD
Universal (Germany), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Spirit, swing, and a whole lot more – a mighty collection of music all hand-picked by the legendary Nicola Conte! There's a deeply soulful groove to the whole thing – and a touch of the exotic as well – and the package really reminds us a lot of the great Gilles Peterson ... read more CD

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VariousStrange Breaks & Mr Thing 3 – More Rock, Funk, Soul, Jazz, & Soundtrack Breaks For Mod Living ... CD
BBE (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99 16.99
One of the coolest, hippest collections you could ever hope to find – not just the usual mix of vintage soul or obvious jazz tracks, but a wealth of wonderful work we never would have discovered otherwise! Mr Thing digs even deeper for this third volume than the previous two – working ... read more CD
Also available Strange Breaks & Mr Thing 3 – More Rock, Funk, Soul, Jazz, & Soundtrack Breaks For Mod Living ... LP 24.99

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VariousStreet Jams – Electric Funk Part 3 ... CD
Rhino, 1980s. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print, promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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VariousSunset & Sunrise – Rare Gems From Bulgarian Vaults ... CD
Cosmic Sounds (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
The Cosmic Sounds label continues its rich exploration of the untapped Eastern European jazz scene of the 60s and 70s – finally set free in these post-Iron Curtain years, showing a wealth of wonderful music that's finally getting out to our western ears! This beautiful set focuses on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSuper Breaks 2 – Essential Jazz, Soul and Funk Breakbeats ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Classic breaks – all the way through! This may not be the most underground stuff in the world to those out there who've been digging through crates for funk and soul for the past ten years, but it is an exquisite compilation that features some of the best funky tracks used as samples by hip ... read more CD
Also available Super Breaks 2 – Essential Jazz, Soul and Funk Breakbeats ... LP 19.99

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VariousSuper Breaks 3 – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... CD
BGP/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
More funky breaks than Evel Knevel after the Snake River Canyon jump! The groove hounds at BGP records were set loose on the Ace catalog – which includes holdings from Atlantic, Stax, Volt, Westbound, and other funky classic labels – and they managed to come up with a killer batch of ... read more CD
Also available Super Breaks 3 – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... LP 19.99

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VariousSuper Soul Blues Vol 2 ... CD
Paula, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousTabu Records Box Set (6CD/DVD/7" single) ... CD
Tabu (UK), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 6CD/DVD/7" ... $89.99
The classic funk and soul sounds of the Tabu label – in a fantastic box set, compiled by Ralph Tee – with an incredible assortment of Tabu treasures by Brainstorm, SOS Band, Alexander O'Neal, Cherrelle, Demetrius Perry, Rhonda Clark, Kathy Mathis, Mary Davis, Anacostia, Lalo Shifrin and ... read more CD
(Set includes 6 CDs, a DVD, and a 7inch single. DVD is NTSC format, Region 0.)

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VariousThis Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2007. New Copy ... $11.99
Contemporary grooves, but all pretty darn funky – thanks to an excellent track selection by Tobias Kirmayer – the same guy who brought us the excellents Movements collections! A few of the titles here are of older vintage, but most are pulled from the same deep funk underground that ... read more CD
Also available
This Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... LP 11.99
This Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD 8.99

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VariousThis Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2007. Used ... $8.99
Contemporary grooves, but all pretty darn funky – thanks to an excellent track selection by Tobias Kirmayer – the same guy who brought us the excellents Movements collections! A few of the titles here are of older vintage, but most are pulled from the same deep funk underground that ... read more CD
Also available
This Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD 11.99
This Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... LP 11.99

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New VariousTrax Records – 25th Anniversary Collection (CD & DVD) ... CD
Trax, 1980s/1990s. Used CD & DVD ... $8.99
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VariousTropical Disco Hustle ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Disco sounds from the Caribbean scene of the 70s – a really unique mix of regional styles with the kind of rhythms that were coming from New York and Philly at the time! The groove here is really unique – even different than some of the reggae or African disco numbers of the time ... read more CD
Also available Tropical Disco Hustle ... LP 21.99

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VariousTropicalia – A Brazilian Revolution In Sound ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
An amazing introduction to one of the most significant cultural movements in the latter half of the 20th Century – the groundbreaking years of Tropicalia in late 60s Brazil! The music and legacy of Tropicalia are referenced often, but hardly ever presented this well – and this package ... read more CD

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VariousTrue Soul Vol 1 – Deep Sounds From The Left Of Stax (CD & DVD) ... CD
Now Again, 1960s/1970s. Used CD/DVD ... $11.99
The first volume in Now Again's incredible compilation series for the True Soul label – assembled with the personal participation of the label's owner, Lee Anthony – rare, deep and absolute True Soul and funk from the 60s & 70s catalog of the revered Arkansas indie! It's rare ... read more CD

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VariousTrust The DJ – Gilles Peterson GP04 – Eclectic ... CD
Trust The DJ (UK), 2003. Used ... $9.99
A very aptly titled set – as Gilles P is one of the most eclectic DJs around, and one of the best too! The set is Gilles 4th for the Trust The DJ series – and like the others, it's a well-chosen batch of tunes that pushes the boundaries of modern music in all the right directions! ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUltimate Free Soul Collection (3CD set) ... CD
Universal (Japan), 1970s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $32.99
One of the hippest, coolest collections you'll ever hope to own – not just the standard set of 70s soul music, but a range of soulful sounds from very different sources – including the kind of overlooked album tracks that makes the Free Soul series so great! Toru Hashimoto has really ... read more CD

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VariousUnited DJs Of America Vol 4 – David Morales & Frankie Knuckles ... CD
DMC, 1995. Used 2 CDs ... $7.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousUp! The Psycho Mellow – A Brief Excursion Into The 70's Sound ... CD
Schema (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
Stunning compilation of Italian grooves from the early 70's – and one that has a slightly different twist than some of the other one's we've been stocking. The folks at Schema have put this one together, and the set's got a feel that's similar to some of the newer releases they've been ... read more CD

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VariousVerve – The Sound Of America – Singles Collection (5 CD set) ... CD
Verve, Late 40s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 5 CDs ... $48.99 69.98
A very fresh look at the music of Verve Records – that legendary jazz imprint that's made wonderful sounds from the late 40s onwards! Verve is well-known as a label for classic jazz albums – work by Stan Getz, Lester Young, Billie Holiday, and many others – but during the company' ... read more CD

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VariousVerve Remixed ... CD
Verve, 1960s/2002. Used ... $4.99
A very groovy idea! This sparkling set takes older vocal jazz tunes from the Verve catalog, and uses the songs as the basis for new tracks by some of the better producers in the global groove underground. The mix of styles and eras is quite compelling – as torchy vocals drift over the top ... read more CD
(Digipack has a small rip on the spine.)

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VariousVerve Remixed 2 ... CD
Verve, 1960s/2003. Used ... $2.99
Classic jazz for the 21st century – a treasure trove of tunes from Verve Records, all remixed for the modern dancefloor! The set's the second in Verve's Remixed series – and unlike the first, which focused mostly on vocal numbers, this one throws in some instrumental killers that are ... read more CD
(Sticker over barcode.)

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VariousVital Organs ... CD
Groovy Sounds, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $3.99 13.99
One of the cookingest funky compilations we've ever carried – a monster batch of 10 funky Hammond organ tracks, all pretty darn obscure! The set was done under the supervision of New York Funk 45 DJ Mr Fine Wine – and features a stunning batch of tunes that are all plenty darn hard to ... read more CD

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VariousWants List – 17 Soulful Rare Grooves ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99
A great tribute to the concept of the "wants list" – that crumpled piece of paper that nearly every record collector carries around with them, a listing of hard to find recordings that they're always trying to track down! The set is a great mix of obscure 60s and 70s soul, with a ... read more CD

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VariousWants List 3 – 17 Classic, In-Demand & Soulful Rare Grooves ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
Sublime 70s soul all the way through – a tremendous collection of mellow groovers and midtempo steppers – quite possibly the best volume so far in the Wants List series! The cuts here are all wrapped around a really unified groove – that 70s style that was never too funky, nor ... read more CD

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VariousWarner Sound Of Burt Bacharach ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
One of the grooviest collections of Burt Bacharach songs we've ever heard – a sweet double-length set that dips deep into the Warner Brothers catalog of the 60s, then moves into later decades for a few choice moments too! Tracks here represent a great range of Warner pop from the time – ... read more CD

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VariousWave – The Antonio Carlos Jobim Songbook ... CD
Verve, 1960s/Early 70s/1994. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousWest Coast Funk – From The Vaults Of Canyon/Roker Records ... CD
Essential, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Rare funk from the vaults of Canyon Records – a label from the west coast, but one with a heart that's deep deep in the south! Swamp Dogg did a fair bit of work for Canyon, and turned in some of his best deep soul productions of the 70s for the imprint – and lots of the work on that ... read more CD

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New VariousWheedle's Groove – Seattle's Finest In Funk & Soul 1965-75 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $13.99
Funk from Seattle? Hardly seems likely – but prepare to be amazed! The funky reissuers at Light In The Attic, in collaboration with Mr Supreme, have unearthed a treasure trove of rare singles and groovers for the set – all obscure local recordings from the Emerald City scene, most of ... read more CD
(Finally back in print!)
Also available Wheedle's Groove – Seattle's Finest In Funk & Soul 1965-75 (180 gram vinyl – with 32-zine) ... LP 21.99

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VariousWhite Series – White Classic ... CD
Universal (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $13.99
A weird little package – but a great compilation! The set is well-named as part of the "white series" – as it features 2 CDs in a big styrofoam package – but it's actually got some great soul and club tracks from the 70s and 80s, a much hipper set than you might guess ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousWithout Limits Presented By The Modern Soul Collective ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
Massive modern soul – hand-picked by the UK's Modern Soul Collective with a sweet selection of classics and some especially nice overlooked gems! The groove here is smooth, but never sleepy – upbeat, but not really disco – and instead that great blend of modes that really ... read more CD

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VariousWorld Needs Changing – Street Funk & Jazz Grooves 1967 to 1976 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
The world needs changing – and plenty of these tunes may well do it – thanks to infectious grooves and some very righteous message-oriented lyrics! The set's a great document of the positive, progressive energy going down in soul music during the heady days of the late 60s and early ... read more CD

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New VariousWorld's Funkiest Covers ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1970s/2011. New Copy ... $9.99
They're not kidding about the title on this one – although they might have added "weirdest" to the name, too! The songs here are all familiar ones, especially if you dig rare grooves from the 60s and 70s – but the versions you'll hear are definitely unusual – often some ... read more CD

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New VariousAOR Breaks (deluxe edition) ... CD
Warner (Australia), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
Back in the day, it seemed like the only real source for hip hop was old funk and soul records – yet over the years, as production advanced, DJs found plenty of great grooves back in the 70s mainstream – by pillaging great records like this from the glory days of AOR! The set may well ... read more CD

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 2 – More Raunchy, Erotic Film Music From The Vaults Of Italian 60s & 70s Cinema ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Amazing grooves galore – part of a landmark series that really helped folks around the globe get a better understanding of the greatness of the Italian soundtrack scene in the 60s – all the wonderful sounds that were crafted for low-budget crime, comedy, and horror films of the period! ... read more CD

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New VariousBirth Of The Groove – CTI Records ... CD
CTI, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A well-done collection of grooves from the legendary CTI Records – home to some of the most important jazz funk of the 70s! The set does a good job of getting past the familiar hits from the label, and moves into territory that showed the complexity of the grooves being laid down – a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDeep Intentions – Dancefloor Anthems From The Deep House Underground (3CD set) ... CD
Harmless (UK), 2014. Used 3 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Promotional sticker over barcode.)
Also available Deep Intentions – Dancefloor Anthems From The Deep House Underground (3CD set) ... CD 14.99

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New VariousEasy Tempo Vol 1 – A Cinematic Easy Listening Experience ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The first-ever volume of the now-legendary Easy Tempo series – a collection of soundtrack grooves that hipped us back to the wonders of the Italian scene of the 60s and 70s – and did so at a time when few folks had ever thought to reissue this music! Right from the start, this series ... read more CD
(Newly remastered edition!)

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New VariousEasy Tempo Vol 4 – A Kaleidoscopic Collection Of Exciting & Diverse Cinematic Themes ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Soundtrack funk doesn't get any better than this – thanks to a head-expanding of tracks from the Italian scene of the 60s and 70s – served up with the usual ear for a great cut by the folks at Easy Tempo! The groove here is far from the "easy" you might expect – and ... read more CD
(Newly remastered edition!)
 
 



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