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Various80s Soul Classics Vol 5 – Sweet Soul Vibes & Funky Club Tunes ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $13.99
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
Also available 80s Soul Classics Vol 5 – Sweet Soul Vibes & Funky Club Tunes ... CD 21.99

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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
Also available 80s Soul Classics Vol 5 – Sweet Soul Vibes & Funky Club Tunes ... CD 13.99

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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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New 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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New 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

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New VariousAperitivo Volume Due ... CD
Apertivo (Italy), 1999. Used ... $12.99
Groovy compilation of 50s and 60s Italian instrumentals – with a sound that's nice and loungey, with lots of organs, brassy grooves, and a mix of funk and easy styles that's very very fresh! When we first saw this, we were thinking "oh, just another Italian compilation" (even ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousAperitivo Volume Uno ... CD
Apertivo (Italy), 1999. Used ... $12.99
Nicely groovy set of Italian instrumentals – with a vintage (50s & 60s) that runs earlier than some of the other Italian comps we've been stocking. The sound is light and lively, and a lot of numbers have a cool soundtrack-y feel – with touches of bossa and Latin, and some nice ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 ... $9.99 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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VariousBeg, Scream, & Shout! – The Big Ol Box Of 60's Soul (6CD set) ... CD
Rhino, 1997. Used 6CDs ... $79.99
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, inserts, and the very cool cards too! Back hinges are covered with clear tape.)

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VariousBeginners Guide To Jazz Funk (3CD set) ... CD
Blue Note/Nascente (UK), 1970s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $14.99
They might well call this a Beginners Guide To Blue Note Jazz Funk – given that most of the tracks here are from the hip 70s run at Blue Note Records! The vibe is wonderful – funky and soulful, but definitely with jazz at the forefront – as older soloists were finding new ways to ... 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 Invictus/Hotwax Vol 1 – Killer Shots ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
A killer batch of 70s soul – all pulled from the vaults of Invictus/Hot Wax Records! The tunes here represent a great evolution of Detroit Soul in the second decade – a shift of the energy of the Holland-Dozier-Holland team away from Motown music, and into a headier realm with a host ... read more CD

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New 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
Also available Best Of Perception & Today Records – Compiled By DJ Spinna & BBE Soundsystem – Part B ... LP 21.99

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VariousBethlehem Records – Compiled By Tatsuo Sunaga ... CD
Bethlehem/Solid (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $23.99
Some of our favorite tracks from the legendary Bethlehem Records – all hand-picked by the great Sunaga T! The music here is definitely on the hipper side of the label's 50s output – and includes some very unusual tracks that really push the boundaries, and move past the usual postwar ... 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 Cheese Records Presents The Menu – 10 Fresh Slices A La Carte ... CD
Big Cheese (France), 1994. Used ... $6.99
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VariousBlack Fire New Spirits – Deep & Radical Jazz In The USA 1957 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99 22.99
Deeply spiritual jazz from the American underground of the 20th century – music that sits in a perfect space between straight jazz and more avant garde material – always reaching out in this really soaring, searching sort of way – but never too outside or free! Rhythms are at the ... read more CD

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VariousBlaze – Found Love Mix CD Compilation ... CD
West End, 2004. Used ... $8.99
An incredibly warm mix of tracks from Blaze – served up with all the soulfulness we've come to love in their own work over the years! The album burns with a real Shelter vibe – crossing boundaries and genres in search of the perfect righteous groove – and always stepping forth ... read more CD
(Out of print. Digipack has a small rip.)

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VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
A treasure trove of 60s Bossa Nova – beautiful recordings, many from the heart of the 60s, all of which capture the sounds and styles of the era and rank among the most massively influential Brazilian music of the period – featuring Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo, Baden ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase and book.)
Also available Bossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 1 ... LP 26.99

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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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VariousBridge Into The New Age – Funky Afro-Centric Spiritual Sounds From Jazz's Forgotten Decade ... CD
BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Beautifully spiritual jazz from the post-Coltrane generation – a wealth of righteous grooves from the early 70s – brought together in one mighty collection! If you dig the work of Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, and other giants on Impulse Records, this is a great way to dig even ... read more CD

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VariousBrown Door Story ... CD
Brown Door/Shout (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
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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VariousCelebration Of Disco ... CD
Music For Little People, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $0.99
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(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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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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New VariousCountry Funk Vol 2 – 1967 to 1974 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $13.99 14.98
A great criss-crossing of modes at the end of the 60s – music that has roots in country, but which comes off with plenty of funk and soul as well – in styles that were burning strong from LA on eastward, all the way across the south at the time! Some of the grooves here might fall into ... read more CD

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VariousDance Your Ass Off To Salsoul Remixes ... CD
Salsoul/Ultra, Late 70s/2013. New Copy Gatefold ... $13.99 14.98
The title borrows a slogan from the late 70s disco years at Salsoul Records – but the groove here is 21st Century all the way – thanks to a host of very contemporary-styled mixes that take older classics from the label, and infuse them with a modern dancefloor groove! Even back in the ... read more CD

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VariousDawn Of Psychedelia ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $8.99
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 ... $9.99
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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VariousDiggin' P-Vine – Planet Funk Mixed By DJ Muro ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2013. New Copy ... $28.99
DJ Muro normally mixes it up with classic funk and soul – but this time around, he's turned his mighty talents to a host of contemporary tracks from the deep funk underground – work from labels like Timmion, Record Kicks, and other hip indies – woven together here in a totally ... read more CD

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VariousDisco (Not Disco) – Left Field Disco Classics From The New York Underground ... CD
Strut (UK), 2000. Used ... $24.99
The quirky 80s downtown club scene lives again in this chilling post-disco collection from Strut! The set's got a similar feel to the 9 O'Clock Drop set on Nuphonic – and fits in nicely with the rediscovery of groups like ESG and 23 Skidoo. The cuts are extremely hard to pin down – a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDisco Discharge – Disco Ladies ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
Disco Ladies, and some deeper soul too – a very cool collection of cuts that all feature female singers in the lead, supported by a great range of club sounds from the 70s and 80s! As with other entries in the Disco Discharge series, the grooves here really go past the obvious – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDisco Giants Volume 11 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), Mid 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $21.99
Plenty of giants here, although not of the 70s disco scene you might expect from the title – and instead some great 80s groovers who really helped transform the sound of the dancefloor in the years after disco! There's plenty of basslines, beats, and keyboards in the mix – and most ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Recharge – 24 Hours A Day – Ian Levine The Disco Years ... CD
Harmless (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A heady host of disco tracks produced by Ian Levine – a longtime figure on the UK underground soul scene, and a surprisingly important force in club music for a few years too! Ian got his start on the Northern soul scene, but also had a great ear for larger, fuller arrangements – ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Recharge – Beating Faster – Ian Levine The Hi NRG Years ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A great look at the rise of Hi NRG grooves in the 80s – and one that's really got us viewing the style in a whole new light! Hi NRG is often seen by some as the bastard child of disco and Europop – but the genre was a very vibrant one in the 80s underground, and an important force in ... read more CD

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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 Muro King Of Diggin' – Diggin' Black Jazz ... CD
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
A mighty pairing of talents – one of the greatest DJs in the world and one of the hippest jazz labels – served up in a mindblowing mix of music that's way more than just another compilation! When DJ Muro puts together a set, he doesn't just choose the songs – he works hard to ... read more CD

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VariousDJ Muro King Of Diggin' – Diggin' OST ... CD
Octave (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 28.99
Funky Japanese soundtracks galore – served up by the legendary DJ Muro! Muro's a name we can really trust for mixes of rare American funk and soul – but this time around, he turns his talents towards his homeland, and comes up with an incredible blend of rare Japanese grooves pulled ... 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 ... $18.99
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 ... $9.99
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 1 – A Cinematic Easy Listening Experience ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
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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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
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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 3 – Further Cinematic Easy Listening Experiences ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
One of our favorite volumes in this now-legendary series – a set of grooves that runs from 70s electric back to 60s groovy – with plenty of space in between! There's a number of cuts on here that feel like they were lifted from lost CTI sessions of the 70s, thanks to warm keyboards and ... read more CD
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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 4 – A Kaleidoscopic Collection Of Exciting & Diverse Cinematic Themes ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
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
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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 5 – A Slammin' Cinematic Experience ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
Slammin's a definite good choice for the title of this one – as this 5th entry in the Easy Tempo series seems even funkier than the other volumes – a set that's got plenty of full-on grooves, hand-picked from the genius Italian soundtrack years of the 60s and 70s! If you're looking for ... read more CD
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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 6 – A Cinematic Jazz Experience ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
The Easy Tempo groove is wider than ever here – still plenty funky, but also jazzy and groovy too – with some mod 60s influences filtering into the mix, and even a bit of vocals too! As always, the style is heavy on Italian soundtrack modes – that great blend of bossa, jazz, and ... read more CD
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New VariousEasy Tempo Vol 7 – Bikini Beat ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
The bikini beat is a great one here – no simple beach music classics, but a range of mod groovers from the classic years of the Italian soundtrack scene! This volume is heavy on electric elements – fuzzy guitars, keyboards, and more – all filtered nicely through a range of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousEasy Tempo Vol 8 – Cinematica! - Different Musical Horizons ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
This great series keeps on redefining itself! While previous volumes have focused on funky, jazzy, and Latiny cuts – this fab 8th volume features a beautiful blend of tracks with a spare easy feel, and an exploration into the Italian minimalist groove – that ethereal, almost ... read more CD

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VariousEasy Tempo Volume 10 – End Titles ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
Genius! Pure mad genius – and one of the best volumes in this always-great series! After 10 volumes, the folks at Easy Tempo have become incredibly well skilled at picking groovy soundtrack tunes – and this beautiful 20 track package is as much a delight for the ears as it is for the ... read more CD
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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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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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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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VariousEccentric Soul – The Way Out Label ... CD
Numero, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $24.99 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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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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VariousEl Barrio – Latin Disco – Dancefloor Grooves With A Latin Touch ... CD
Fania, 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A very different side of the sound of Fania Records – tracks that draw heavily from the club and disco rhythms of the New York scene of the 70s, but serve up the music with a sweet little Latin twist! The set really illustrates the evolution of Latin Soul from the 60s – showing a ... read more CD

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VariousEl Barrio – Latin Funk – Ny Yorican Funk 1968 to 1976 ... CD
Fania, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Heavy funk with a Latin groove – a wonderful mixing of modes that's completely fresh and unique! The set follows nicely off other El Barrio explorations of late 60s Latin Soul, and traces the groove that emerged in its wake – a blending of hipper funky styles in the 70s with some of ... read more CD

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VariousEl Barrio – Sounds From The Spanish Harlem Streets ... CD
Fania, Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
A killer batch of boogaloo and Latin Soul – and a set that even features 2 unissued gems from the vaults of Fania Records! As with the previous entry in this series, the sound here is plenty darn soulful throughout – lyrics that are often in English, and rhythms that borrow heavily ... read more CD

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VariousEl Barrio – The Bad Boogaloo – Nuyorican Sounds 1966 to 1970 ... CD
Fania/Codigo, Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Nothing bad here, as the grooves are all totally great – and pulled from the hardest-hitting side of the New York Latin scene at the end of the 60s! The collection does a great job of mixing together some of the key favorites from the classic Fania catalog with a few other bits that haven't ... read more CD

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VariousFallin Off The Reel Vol 1 – Truth & Soul Singles Collection ... CD
Truth & Soul, 1970s/2000s. New Copy ... $11.99
A treasure trove of great funky bits from the last few years – 19 tracks from the Soul Fire/Truth & Soul Catalog – none of which have ever been on CD before! The work here is all great – very much in the best mode of the deep funk underground, but also showing the unusual ... read more CD

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VariousFallin Off The Reel Vol 2 – Truth & Soul Singles Collection ... CD
Truth & Soul, Early 70s/Early 2000s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
Heavy funk from two different decades – some real lost treasures from the 70s, stacked up here with some equally great work from recent years! The package is a massive second helping from the Truth & Soul family of labels – one that not only shows their continuing dedication to the ... read more CD

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New VariousFeeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
It's easy to feel nice with grooves this great – a sweet array of really rare soul 45s from the late 60s and early 70s – each and every one a mighty funky nugget! Even in an era where we've been getting plenty of rare funk reissued round these parts, there's still plenty more to ... read more CD
Also available Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... LP 16.99

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VariousFrom The Salsoul Vault Vol 6 – A Collection Of Rare 12 Inch Singles ... CD
Salsoul/Unidisc (Canada), Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $16.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousFunk Spectrum Vol 1 – Real Funk For Real People (Compiled By Josh Davis & Keb Darge) ... CD
BBE (UK), 1999. New Copy ... $15.99
We hardly need tell you about this one – especially since you've been ringing our phone off the hook for it since it was first announced! The set is a monster compilation of rare funky material, put together by the legendary Keb Darge, and the enigmatic Josh Davis (known to most of the world ... read more CD

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VariousFunk Spectrum Vol 3 – Real Funk For Real People (Compiled by Pete Rock & Keb Darge) ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
BBE strikes again with another massive bit of funk! This time, they've got Pete Rock helping Keb Darge to choose the tracks – and the set's divided up so that the first half's all cuts picked by Pete, and the second's picked by Keb. These two funky selectas go head to head in a wonderful ... read more CD

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New VariousFunky Chicken – Belgian Grooves From The 70s ... CD
Sdban (Belgium), 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $34.99
Fantastic funk from the Belgian scene of the 70s – a really mad mix of sounds and styles, and a really revelatory set overall! Few people might use the words "Belgium" and "funk" in the same sentence – but that may well change after this sweet set gets a few spins ... read more CD
(Great package – a heavy book-style cover, with notes on all the music!)
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Funky Chicken – Belgian Grooves From The 70s Part 1 ... LP 34.99
Funky Chicken – Belgian Grooves From The 70s Part 2 ... LP 34.99

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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 New Orleans – Nola Soul Explosion ... CD
Fuel 2000, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Fierce funk from the New Orleans scene – really great grooves from that time when the Crescent City was getting an even heavier edge than before, especially on the drums! The work here is mostly from the late 60s – and represents a great step forward in the New Orleans sound – as ... read more CD

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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.)

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VariousFuture Bass ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2010. Used ... $9.99
A cosmic compilation from our friends at Soul Jazz – featuring avant club funk, post dubstep and tripped out future house from Mala, Fourtet, VIVEK, Subversion and many more! Future Bass includes all new or unreleased exclusive tracks from these forward looking UK innovators, unpredictable ... read more CD

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VariousGet Your Lie Straight – A Galaxy Of Funky Soul ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
An absolute funky monster! This set lays out an incredible batch of funk era singles from the vaults of Galaxy Records – and it shakes and burns all the way through, with lost funk bombs Bobby Rush, Rodger Collins, Bill Coday, Bobby Eaton, the Debonairs and others! It's comprised of mostly ... 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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VariousGilles Peterson Worldwide – A Celebration Of His Syndicated Radio Show ... CD
BBE (UK), 1990s/2000s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 18.99
A brilliant collection of spacey soul, funk, hip hop from Gilles Peterson – a well chosen set of modern classic, many of which originally premiered on his incomparable Gilles Peterson Worldwide radio show! The stylistic breadth is as great as the material is – and it's also amazing to ... read more CD

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

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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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VariousGreatest Hits From Outer Space ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $14.99
A mad mix of space-age instrumentals, groovy vocal tunes, and lots lots more – and definitely one of the coolest compilations we've ever seen! The cover states that "a galaxy of stars goes where no other compilation has ever gone before" – and we can definitely agree with ... read more CD

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New VariousGroove On Down – 12 Full Length Rare & Classic Disco/Boogie Cuts ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
A fab collection that's casting light on one of the neglected eras in soul reissues, the cusp of the 80s, with an emphasis on great, soulful disco numbers. All the tracks here have a nice pumping 4/4 beat underneath, but the tempos on most numbers sit nicely in the middle, building a set of great ... read more CD

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New VariousGroove On Down 2 – Another 12 Soulful Boogie Gems ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
Seminal club tracks from the start of the 80s – a dozen great boogie numbers pulled together for the second installment in this excellent series! The package is really the cream of the crop from the era, and the set mixes together a few minor hits with other lesser-known numbers for a really ... read more CD

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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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VariousHammock House – Eastbound L ... CD
Fania, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Classic Latin, beautifully remixed – as a host of Fania Records gems are given a fresh twist by Louie Vega, Joe Claussell, Gilles Peterson, and others! The package is way more than you might expect – not clunky remixes of Latin styles, but some beautiful numbers that really expand the ... 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 24.99

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VariousHi Records Rarities Vol 2 – Funky & Groovy – Harlem Shuffle ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $25.99
The funky side of Hi Records – music that goes way past the mellow burning soul you might normally know from the label – served up here in a wealth of rare singles from the Memphis powerhouse of soul! Hi had a lot more going on in the 70s than just the big hits and classic albums that ... read more CD

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VariousHi Records Rarities Vol 3 – Tender & Mellow – Any Way The Wind Blows ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $25.99
Hi Records way past the hits – served up here in a wonderful batch of rare singles that go way past the obvious numbers you may know from the label! Most of the cuts have this mellow groove that's mighty nice – not totally laidback, but kind of slow-stepping in a style that takes off ... read more CD

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VariousHi Records Rarities Vol 4 – Slow & Deep – Sweetness Ain't Sweet No More ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $25.99
Hi Records goes nice and deep – not just in a deep soul style, but in a setting that also showcases some of the lesser-known talents who recorded for the legendary Memphis soul label! The package is overstuffed with rare goodies from the vaults of Hi – 26 tracks that include a fair bit ... read more CD

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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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New 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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New VariousHorse Meat Disco 3 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s/2000s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99 16.98
The third in the Horse Meat Disco series from Strut – celebrated the London DJ collective and the decades of far reaching club soul, disco, 80s boogie, electro and all around floor-shaking groovers that drive the sound – classic club numbers and some new original mixes! Volume 3 ... read more CD

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VariousHorse Meat Disco 4 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
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

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VariousI Love Chicago House – Vol 1 Trax Records 25th Anniversary Edition ... CD
Trax/Sunshine, 1980s/1990s. Used ... $8.99
Celebrating 25 years of Trax Records classic Chicago house – with tracks by Screamin' Rachael, Marshall Jefferson, Frankie Knuckles, Farley Jackmaster Funk, Larry Heard and more! 12 classic cuts: Includes "Move Your Body" by Marshall Jefferson, "Story Of House" by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousJazz Club – Henry Mancini Songbook ... CD
Verve (Germany), 1960s. New Copy ... $6.99
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 Club – Jazz Loves Marvin Gaye ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Jazz loves Marvin Gaye – and we do too! Guess that makes us the perfect folks to rave about how wonderful this set is – a killer collection of 70s jazz funk numbers that pays homage to the great one – offering up instrumental versions of grooves originally recorded by Marvin for ... 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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VariousJoey Negro – Remixed With Love ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99
Joey Negro takes on a host of killer club cuts from the end of the 70s – and turns in some of his best remix work to date! Given that Joey's own music is always very classic-styled – whether as The Sunburst Band, or under other names – his approach here is very respectful of the ... read more 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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VariousJump Back – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of James Brown ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, 1970s. New Copy ... $4.99 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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New VariousKeb Darge Presents Funk For The 21st Century ... CD
Do Right (Canada), 2002. New Copy ... $8.99
Think funk music has to be old to be good? Think again – as Keb Darge takes you on a tour of some of the best funk you'll ever find on one CD, and it's all by current groups! Nobody knows more about old funk than Keb – as his work as a DJ, collector, and compiler have been keeping the ... 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 Vs P&P Records – P&P Rarities & Re-Edits ... CD
P&P, Late 70s/2005. Used 2CD ... $4.99
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
(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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



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