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Various80s Funk Anthology Vol 2 ... CD
Boogie Times (France), Early 80s. Used .... $8.99
Early 80s funky grooves galore – indeed with lot of funky stuff, but loads of bass and synth heavy dancefloor soul, too – the second volume in the 80s Funk Anthology series from Boogie Times! Includes an underground classic or two, and some funky obscure bits from the US scenes and a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Various80s Weekender – 100 Dancefloor Fillers (5CD set) ... CD
Demon (UK), 1980s. New Copy 5 CDs .... $14.99
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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New VariousAcid – Mysterons Invade The Jackin Zone – Chicago Acid & Experimental House 1986 to 1993 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2CD .... $26.99
Chicago house music really takes off – in this massive collection that really documents the most experimental years in the Windy City club scene! By the mid 80s, Chicago house had already had a few years under its belt – stepping strongly forward as a revolutionary new mode of club ... read more CD
(Also comes with a special graphic novel and postcard too!)

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VariousAcid Rain – Definitive Original Acid & Deep House 1985 to 1991 (4CD set) ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 4 CDs .... $29.99
A massive anthology of classic acid and deep house – and a solid effort to anthologize the best of the mid 80s to early 90s heydays – and to trace the it's evolution throughout! Presented and compiled with love acid house legend and globally respected club music guru Terry Farley, Acid ... read more CD

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VariousAfro Cuban Blue – Blue Note Percussion Compilation ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $24.99
Heavy percussion on Blue Note Records – but a set that moves way past the familiar modes of the genre! The styles here are a mix of early hardbop, electric funk, and later fusion – all of which feature lots of raw, live percussion added to the usual rhythmic elements of bass and drums ... read more CD

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VariousAin't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
Jazzy 45s galore – and a huge dip into the vaults of Prestige Records! This tasty set brings together 18 classics recorded in the heyday of the jazz funk years at Prestige – the late 60s and early 70s, a time when the soul jazz sounds of previous years were being forged into a leaner, ... read more CD
Also available Ain't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... LP 19.99

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VariousAlan Lomax Collection – Sampler ... CD
Rounder, 1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. Used .... $4.99
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(Out of print. Includes original slipcase and book.)

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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
Also available Alright! – Black American Dance Music From The Disco Era ... LP 19.99

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VariousAtlantic Sound Of Burt Bacharach ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1960s. New Copy 2CD .... $36.99
A tremendous tribute to the music of Burt Bacharach – but one that's almost completely comprised of soul and jazz songs recorded for Atlantic Records in the 60s! Hard to believe that Burt and Atlantic had so much in common – but as you'll hear in this massive 45 track set, Bacharach ... read more CD

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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 .... $6.99
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VariousAztec Mystic Mix – A Mix By DJ Rolando ... CD
Ur, 1999. Used .... $13.99
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(Out of print.)

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New VariousBabies Makin' Babies 2 – Misery Strikes Back, No More Babies – Compiled By ?uestlove ... CD
BBE (UK), 1970s. Used .... $6.99
Bury your love deep, deep down with ?uestlove – a soundtrack compilation of strangely sweet soul misery – and the superior sequel to the Babies Makin' Babies set on BBE! This time ?uestlove programs a number of 70s soul tunes, some relatively rare, which provide the bittersweet sounds ... 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 .... $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
Also available Bang The Box – The Lost Story Of AKA Dance Music Chicago 1987 to 1988 ... LP 22.99

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New 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 .... $14.99
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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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $13.99
The fab first volume of this legendary series – filled with great music, wonderful images, and a really wide range of sounds and notes on the Italian soundtrack scene of the 60s! The package is filled with classics – and is a great place to start, especially if you want to go way past ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 .... $15.99
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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VariousBeat, The Shake, & The Lounge Vol 1 – A Collection Of The Music That Started The Italian Lounge Craze ... CD
GDM (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $9.99
We don't know if this music actually "started" the Italian Lounge scene – because Italy's always been pretty darn loungey to us – but we can say that the package is a great batch of groovy soundtrack tunes, as sparkling musically as the cover is visually! The set pulls ... read more CD

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VariousBeats & Breaks – Just A Mellow Groove ... CD
Solid (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $13.99
Lots of beats and breaks – and the groove is a lot less mellow than you'd guess from the title! Tracks are pulled from some of the coolest indie labels of the 70s – Brunswick, HDH, and Salsoul – and the focus is on tracks that have lots of heavy drums and sharp changes – of ... read more CD

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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 .... $13.99
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 Brunswick – For Sisters – The Sound Of Chicago Soul ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $13.99
Soul sisters galore – a heady helping of work from the Chicago scene and beyond – all pulled from the vaults of Brunswick Records! Brunswick had a few key singers in the late 60s who easily rivaled the best at Motown and Atlantic – and they went onto record some great lesser-known ... 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 .... $13.99
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 Out Of The Cool Vol 2 ... CD
Stone (Italy), 1997. New Copy .... $11.99
A great set of classic jazz dance tunes – pulled from the famous 5-volume series Out Of The Cool, originally put together by Italian DJs during the early 90s. The set has a distinct hardbop feel – with many hard-driving straight ahead jazz tracks, some with a good Latin feel. You'll ... 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
Also available Best Of Perception & Today Records – Compiled By DJ Spinna & BBE Soundsystem – Part A ... LP 20.99

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VariousBGP Presents Jazz Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy .... $14.99
A heavy dose of funky jazz – and one that goes way past the obvious too – to include some real gems from the 70s that even we'd passed up! The package is filled with stellar jazz from the Fantasy Records family – Prestige, Pablo, Galaxy and Fantasy proper – choice numbers ... read more CD

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VariousBlack History In Music (sampler) ... CD
Rhino, 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used 2CD .... $14.99
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(Two disc promotional sampler.)

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VariousBlue Bop ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy .... $13.99
Hardbop the Blue Note way – a classic selection of tracks from the legendary label – including some oft-remembered favorites that hold up wonderfully over the years! The tracks here are all nice and long, and plenty strong – filled with tight rhythms and some of the most powerful ... read more CD

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VariousBlue Bossa – Cool Cuts From The Tropics ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1991. New Copy .... $13.99
Not really sounds from the tropics – but instead a great reworking of bossa and Latin modes – all done by the best 60s artists at Blue Note Records! The rhythms are what really make the set swing – as they have this hard edge that retains all the initial soulful inspiration of ... read more CD

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VariousBlue Break Beats 1 ... CD
Blue Note, 1992. Used .... $4.99
First volume in this now-classic Blue Note series of funky cuts from their label holdings. 12 tracks of jazz funky classics, including "Weasil" by Donald Byrd, "Final Comedown" by Grant Green, "Grooving With Mr. G" by Richard Groove Holmes, "Kudu" by Eddie ... read more CD
(Out of print, booklet is slightly wrinkled.)

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VariousBlue Note Cookin' ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 2013. New Copy 2 CDs .... $36.99
Way more than just another Blue Note compilation – as the set features a big number of cool under-exposed gems from the Blue Note scene overseas – including some excellent bits from the label in Japan and Italy! The set's a great sprinkling of gems from more recent years that ... read more CD

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VariousBlue Note Trip 4 – Movin On/Looking Back – Mixed By Jazzanova ... CD
Blue Note, 1960s/1970s/2005. Used 2CD .... $8.99
If there's anyone we'd trust with a trip through the Blue Note catalog, it's Jazzanova – as the group have been a key force in the jazz-inspired sound of the global dancefloor for many years! This set's the 4th in Blue Note's "Trip" series – and it may well be the best, as ... read more CD
(Barcode has a promo sticker.)

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New VariousBoogie Nights – Music From The Original Motion Picture ... CD
Capitol, 1997. Used .... $2.99
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VariousBoogie Times Presents The Great Collectors Vol 3 ... CD
Boogie Times (France), Early 80s. Used .... $8.99
The rare grooves keep on coming in this great 3rd installment in the Boogie Times series – a killer collection of early 80s club tracks and uptempo groovers! As with the other volumes, the focus here is on post-disco tracks that step along with plenty of keyboards and beats in the mix – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBoogie Times Presents The Great Collectors Vol 8 ... CD
Boogie Times (France), Early 80s. Used .... $8.99
Great collectors, and great grooves too – a hip batch of early 80s numbers that are all pretty darn rare – and which really sound great together on this well-chosen set! As with the previous volumes, there's plenty to love here – lean, clean dancefloor numbers from those great ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBoogie Times Presents The Great Collectors Volume 17 ... CD
Boogie Times (France), Mid 80s. Used .... $9.99
Loads of great grooves you probably don't have in your own record collection – a host of rare singles from the 80s, all hand-picked to offer up some of the grooviest sounds around! The styles here start out in boogie, but then really take off as the set goes on – showing a maturing ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBoris Midney Anthology ... CD
Oz, Late 70s. Used 2CD .... $9.99
A much-needed tribute to the genius of Boris Midney – a key studio figure on the New York disco scene of the late 70s, and the creative genius behind the groups Beautiful Bend, USA European Connection, and Caress! Midney was a Soviet defector who created one of the most technically ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2CD .... $22.99
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 a 76 page booklet filled with notes!)
Also available Bossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 2 ... 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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VariousBrazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas – Tropicalista Psychedelic Masterpieces 1967 to 1976 ... CD
Tropicalia In Furs/World Psychedelic Classics, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy .... $9.99 17.98
A fuzzed out treasure trove of rare Brazilian psychedelia – wild stuff that's in many ways akin to the freewheeling sounds of the Tropicalia movement, but not necessarily taking on the cultural and political weight of that movement – and more about the boundless spirit of psychedelia ... read more CD
(Enhanced CD.)
Also available Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas – Tropicalista Psychedelic Masterpieces 1967 to 1976 ... LP 16.99

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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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VariousBuddha Bar Vol 1 – By Claude Challe ... CD
Wagram (France), 2003. Used 2CD .... $11.99
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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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VariousCan You Jack? – Chicago Acid & Experimental House 1985 to 1995 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. Used 2CD .... $19.99
An essential look at the key years of the Chicago house scene – the time when the city's musicians were carving out a whole new space in sound! Although early house first began as an extension of some of the later modes of disco and 80s club, influences from European post-punk and post-disco ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase and book.)

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VariousCosmic Disco?! Cosmic Rock!!! ... CD
Eskimo (UK), Early 80s. Used .... $9.99
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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VariousCountry Soul Sisters – Women In Country Music 1952 to 1978 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $19.99
Soul Jazz Records takes on country music – and the result is one of their most compelling collections in years! As you'd guess from the title, there's a definite focus on females here – country singers from the 60s and 70s especially, often presented in unusual tunes that work together ... read more CD
Also available Country Soul Sisters – Women In Country Music 1952 to 1978 ... LP 24.99

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VariousDancefloor Revolution – 70s Modern Soul Stunners ... CD
Backbeats (UK), 1970s. New Copy .... $9.99
Warm groovers galore – an incredible package of uptempo soul tracks from the 70s – cuts that are deeper than disco, but every bit as tight – all brought together to showcase a tremendous generation in music! There's a great mix of classics and underground numbers here – and ... read more CD

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VariousDave Hamilton's Detroit Funk – Rare & Unreleased Twisted Funk 1967 to 1975 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy .... $14.99
A killer little set that's as heavy as it sounds from the title – a wealth of rare material pulled from the studio of Detroit producer Dave Hamilton – a good deal of it previously unreleased! Hearing this set is like finding a pile of rare 45s stuffed in the back corner of a long-lost ... read more CD

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New 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 .... $24.99
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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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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VariousDiggers Delight – More Rare Groove Gems ... CD
Backbeats (UK), 1970s. New Copy .... $9.99
A diggers delight through and through – even though the set will save you plenty of digging! The package is a killer collection of rare funky nuggets and sample tracks – put together with an ear for some of the best bits that have provided the building blocks for the hipper side of the ... 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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VariousDiggin' P-Vine – Vine-Yl-Ive Mixed By DJ Muro ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $29.99
DJ Muro takes on the sound of P-Vine Records – serving up a sweet extended mix of music that's heavy on rare soul and funky jazz! Muro's got a really great way with the tracks here – not just choosing the best from the deep series of P-Vine reissues, but also finding ways to push ... read more CD

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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 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD .... $16.99
Way more than you'd expect from the title and cover – not a batch of familiar disco hits, but a treasure trove of club classics from the early 80s! Sure, some of the artists here are familiar – but most of them are from the indie side of the spectrum, and even the few big stars are ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Not Disco 2 – Compiled By Joey Negro & Sean P ... CD
Strut (UK), 1980s. Used .... $23.99
Some of the most messed up funky tunes you'll ever hear – pulled from the post-punk years of New York and England, and featuring a blend of tunes that mix bass, beats, and lots of low-grade electronics! The sound's not electro, nor is it disco – more of a punky funky sound with lots of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 – Back To My Roots – Salsoul ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy .... $28.99
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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VariousDJ Spinna Vs P&P Records ... CD
P&P/Traffic, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used .... $6.99
DJ Spinna takes on P&P Records – and the results are sublime! Spinna's one of the most soulful talents to ever hit the decks – an artist we can always rely on for his crucial ear for older sounds – a really unique sense of taste that always has Spinna picking some of the best ... 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
(Newly remastered edition!)

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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
(Newly remastered edition!)

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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
(Newly remastered edition!)

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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 8 – Cinematica! - Different Musical Horizons ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $11.99
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
(Newly remastered edition!)

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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 9 – The Ultimate Cinematic Compendium ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $11.99
A Guido Crepax cover, and a batch of amazing soundtrack grooves – all wrapped up wonderfully as the 9th installment in the all-great Easy Tempo series! The sound here is superb – a blend of jazzy, bossa, and slightly funky numbers – all played with plenty of soul, and served up ... read more CD
(Newly remastered edition!)

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VariousEccentric Breaks & Beats ... CD
Numero, 1960s/1970s. Used .... $3.99
Sample funk spun from records rescued by The Numero Group – edited by white label production crew Shoes without Numero's consent – which was then seized by Numero at the pressing plant, they bootlegged the bootleg, and release it here legitimately as Eccentric Breaks & Beats! The ... read more CD
Also available Eccentric Breaks & Beats ... LP 14.99

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VariousEccentric Soul – A Red Black Green Production ... CD
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy .... $16.99 18.98
A killer collection of east coast soul from the 70s – work that originally appeared on a handful of different labels, but which was all put together by Robert Hosea Williams – an unsung producer working out of a small studio in Silver Springs – with an incredible ear for up-and-com ... read more CD
Also available Eccentric Soul – A Red Black Green Production ... LP 18.99

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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 Capsoul Label ... CD
Numero, Early 70s. Used .... $7.99
A treasure trove of funk and soul from one heck of a great little label – Columbus, Ohio's short-lived Capsoul imprint – only around for 5 years in the 70s, but home to a great flurry of indie singles! We first caught onto the label's brilliance with their funky classics "Hot ... read more CD
(In the original slipcase!)
Also available Eccentric Soul – The Capsoul Label ... LP 18.99

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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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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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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 .... $15.99
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
Also available Elaste Vol 4 – Meta Disco & Proto House –Originals Ahead Of Their Time – Compiled By Dompteur Mooner ... LP 22.99

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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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VariousEven Mo' Mod Jazz ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy .... $14.99
The latest volume in one of our favorite series of soul jazz tracks! This one opens the scope way past previous volumes, and features a rollicking party of tasty little groovers – most of them with a raw, uptempo, funky 45 jukebox kind of feel! Tracks are from the Chess, Fantasy, Jewel, ... read more CD

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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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Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s ... LP 18.99
Feeling Nice Vol 2 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s (deluxe version with bonus 7-inch) ... LP 22.99

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VariousFor The Ladies – 12 Mellow Soul Tracks ... CD
Super Classe (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used .... $19.99
Killer batch of sweet mellow soul tracks from the 70s – with very much the same vibe as the legendary Smoocher compilations! You may know some of the groups here, but the set does a great job of pulling out little-remembered album cuts, and it blends the whole thing into a great spacey ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFor The Ladies Vol 3 – Love Is The Message ... CD
Super Classe (France), 2000. Used .... $24.99
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 – Classic Of Mainstream Records ... CD
Mainstream/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $28.99
Jazz, soul, and a whole lot more – even a rare psychedelic track from the vaults of Mainstream Records – all brought together in one of the most dynamic entries we've ever seen in the Free Soul series! The cuts here go way past the obvious, and way past the familiar – and the ... read more CD

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New 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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VariousFree Soul Meets P-Vine ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy .... $24.99
An incredible collection of 70s soul, jazz, and funk – all brought together with the kind of soaring, positive vibe we remember from the classic Free Soul collections! In case you don't recognize the term, it emerged in the late 90s Japanese scene as a way of identifying older American ... 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 N Roll – A Collection Of 70s Rare Funky Trips ... CD
Stone (Italy), 1970s. New Copy .... $12.99
A very solid collection of rare funk from the 70s – with a mix of tunes that includes a number of harder-to-find cuts that may have been reissued on other sets in the past, but which work perfectly in the mix of hard grooves on this set. There's a total of 17 cuts in all – and just ... read more CD

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New VariousFunk On Film – Super Bad 70s Cinematic Soul The Hard Way! ... CD
Chronicles/Funk Lab, Early 70s. Used .... $6.99
Nice set of funky tracks from 70s films – and one that includes a few hits, and a few other hard to find tracks. This isn't going to be the be-all and end-all of blacksploitation tracks, but the set's a nice general sampler, with a dozen good tracks from the 70s. Titles include "Are ... read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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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

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VariousFunky Jams 6 ... CD
Hubbub (UK), 1996. Used .... $11.99
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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VariousFunky Sex Machines – 10 Super Rare Original Funk Monsters From The Late 60s To the Early 70s ... CD
Soul Patrol (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy .... $11.99 17.98
Funky sounds from the Soul Patrol label – Funky Sex Machines from the 60s & 70s – gritty rhythms, bursts of brass, heavy organs and and feverish vocals! Soul Patrol puts together funky numbers culled from hard-to-find 45s, with numbers by Detroit Sex Machines, James Polk & The ... read more CD

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VariousGerman Funk Fieber Vol 2 – Infectious Rare Grooves & Krauty Schlager Wonders 1969 to 1978 ... CD
Show Up (Germany), 1970s. New Copy .... $11.99
German funk galore – a huge batch of 70s gems we'd never find in years of digging on this side of the Atlantic! The grooves here are all pretty darn great – kind of a harder and heavier take on the In Kraut vibe – with vocals on some tracks, but a decided emphasis on kickass ... read more CD

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VariousGet Shorty – Original MGM Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Verve, 1995. Used .... $0.99
Tracks by Booker T & The MGs, Us3, Medeski Martin & Wood, Morphine, Greyboy and John Lurie. CD
(BMG club pressing.)

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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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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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New VariousGlucklich IV – A Collection Of Brazilian Flavours From The Past & Present ... CD
Compost (Germany), 2000. Used .... $6.99
The latest (and perhaps greatest) entry into this always-wonderful series! As with the earlier volumes, this one's an amazing transformation of Brazilian grooves into a hyper-modern European idiom – featuring core acoustic beats and riffs remade into lush jazzy grooves by some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGodfather's R&B – James Brown's Productions 1962 to 1967 ... CD
Smash/BGP (UK), 1960s. New Copy .... $14.99
A host of wonderful work produced by James Brown – most of it by a range of different singers, and one by The Godfather himself! The collection brings together some of the earliest James Brown productions – mid 60s tracks recorded for King and Smash Records, most of which aren't nearly ... 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 .... $14.99
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 – Apocryphal Hymns ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy .... $15.99 18.98
Hardly the gospel of your father's generation – and hardly even the gospel of previous Numero releases either – as the set's a wonderfully offbeat batch of tracks that definitely lives up to the "apocryphal" in the title! Production sounds and musical styles go way past the ... read more CD
Also available Good God – Apocryphal Hymns ... LP 19.99

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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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