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New Patti LaBelle & The BluebellsYou'll Never Walk Alone/Decator Street ... 7-inch
Parkway, Mid 60s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Early work from Patti LaBelle, done in a very girl group style, with very young vocals, and kind of a popping organ style on both sides. Patti gets raw on the tracks, breaking over the top in a cool pleasing style that reminds us a lot of the best work by The Exciters from the time – especially on "Academy Award"! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New Salty PepersLa, La, La (part 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
TEC, Early 70s. Used .... Out Of Stock
An excellent little 45 that contains a cool 2-part groover based around a choppy riff on a hollow-sounding guitar, punctuated by sharp horn blasts, a nice tenor solo, and the band screaming "la la la"! A bit unusual, but one of our faves – and with a catchy groove that you'll be humming for days. 7-inch, Vinyl record
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Lavern Baker/Lavern Baker & Jackie WilsonBumble Bee/Think Twice ... 7-inch
Fryer (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $9.99
A great 60s number from Lavern Baker – and a tune that's got all the deep deep vocals we love from her Atlantic Records work of the 50s, but a very different groove overall! "Bumble Bee" has this really unusual vocal refrain – some male singers who sing choppily alongside Baker's soaring lead – amidst a cool groove that has lots of vibes ringing out as well! "Think Twice" is presented here in a rare "rated X" version – one that has both Lavern Baker and Jackie Wilson singing lyrics about drugs and sex that we've never heard before! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Charles BradleyConfusion/Where Do We Go From Here ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2013. New Copy .... $5.99
A pair of the most incredible cuts from Charles Bradley and The Menahan Street Band! "Confusion" takes Bradley's raw soul roots to a new level – with his gritty, JB-inspired soul singing echoeing over a killer psych funk arrangement from the gentlemen of Menahan. It's got the raw drums, bass and brass we love so much, but tripped out atmosphere and waves of echo that really do make this a next level winner for all involved. "Where Do We Go From Here" also has some atmosphere – and a really cool bit of organ in the mix. Greatness! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Lucky BrownPotato Cakes (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Tramp (Germany), 2008. New Copy .... $6.99
Very spacey funk from Lucky Brown – a mixture of slow-stepping bass, muddy drums, and some very cool keyboard bits – all sewn together with a surprisingly deep horn part on the top! There's a nicely percolating feel to the rhythms, but they sit back nicely in the mix and let the other elements take center stage – especially the horns, which add a nice sense of triumph and power to the tune, but in ways that are quite different than the usual "horn section" mode! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Coolin SystemProphet/Dracula ... 7-inch
GED Soul, 2009. New Copy .... $5.99
A killer cover of a Pee Wee Ellis tune – one that's done with some great burning Hammond on the intro, then some tight tight horn work that really sends the tune home! The groove's never too over the top – very much in its own bag, and more than enough to sustain things nicely as the track rolls on with some well-measured solo moments on trumpet and organ! The flipside's a slightly mellower number – Neal Creque's great "Dracula" – taken at a nice mid-step pace, with a great jazz vibe overall! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jack Costanzo/The PlayboysCat Walk (two versions) ... 7-inch
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s. New Copy .... $9.99
One title, but actually two different songs – both of them great! Jack Costanzo's usually more Latin in his "Mr Bongo" mode – but this sweet track has a vamping groove and lots of twangy guitar alongside his cool percussion bits – very spare and spacey, with some cool Hammond floating around as well! The Playboys have plenty of twang too – guitar that steps along nicely with the tune's rockin rhythm! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New CSC Funk Band/Superhuman HappinessTroll's Soiree/Human Happiness ... 7-inch
Electric Cowbell, 2010. Near Mint- (pic cover).... $4.99
This troll likes to keep things plenty darn funky – as the CSC Funk Band really let loose on the excellent "Troll's Soiree" – a cool cut that has lots of sinister sharp angles and down-tuned chords! There's a weird edge to the cut – kind of like deep funk, moved into some weird psych territory – as these little distorted bits keep threatening to come up from the background, and the horns almost have an out of tune, exotic sort of quality. "Human Happiness" is nicely weird too – starting with a drum machine beat, which is then topped by some great live funky horns – a strange blend, but a great one too! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Derobe Dance BandGogoplata/Kem Dahg ... 7-inch
Secret Stash, 2014. New Copy .... $5.99
A cool contemporary bit of Afro Funk – tinged with lots of Ethiopian exoticism on the horns! The blend of hard groove and offbeat reeds is mighty nice – and really makes this one stand out from the pack! "Kem Dahg" continues the exotic vibe, but with a groove that's got this fast-stepping, vamping rhythm that's almost borrowed from The JBs! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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ErimajConflict Of A Man/Nothing Like This ... 7-inch
Plane Jane, 2013. New Copy .... $5.99
The groove is mighty cool on "Conflict" – kind of a weird keyboard twang that comes down on the beat, which itself is a slow-snapping snare – all a great setup for the raspy vocals that really send the tune home! "Nothing Like This" is very cool too – with an echo on the drums that's almost 80s at times – but this echoey approach on the vocals, underscored by some soulful inflections on the keys! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New Lee FieldsFunky Screw/Bull Is Coming ... 7-inch
Angle 3/Tramp (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue).... $8.99
Vintage Lee Fields – a killer couple of mid 70s treasures on his own Angle 3 label! "Funky Screw" is really incredible – with an astounding rhythm, funky guitar, keyboards and punchy horns laid down by the super funky Devil's Personal Band. Lee Fields is on fire out front, as fiercely soulful as ever! The flip side "Bull Is Coming" is a stellar showcase for the band, with an especially sharp horn solo – plus some cool, chattery group vocals. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Little JewelI Want To/It Doesn't Matter ... 7-inch
Rojac, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue).... $7.99 8.98
A little jewel from Little Jewel – a sweet little single with some mighty raw grooves! "I Want To" is a wicked bit of female funk that rivals some of the Marva Whitney gems from the late 60s – weird fuzzy organ riffing along with Jewel's vocals, and this cool cowbell beat that's right on the money right from the start! "It Doesn't Matter" is a bit more mellow, but still plenty great – sweet deep soul vocals tripping beautifully over these string-laden loping grooves! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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GoblinProfondo Rosso/Death Dies (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... 7-inch
1975. New Copy (pic cover).... Mid-April, 2014
A cool 45 from one of the greatest Italian horror soundtracks ever – and the album that firmly put Goblin on the map! Side one features the amazing "Profondo Rosso" theme – a slow-building monster with lots of brooding bass and these very spooky keyboards! Side two features "Death Dies" – a number that's a bit more upbeat, but still pretty tense – almost like a great "chase" theme from an American cop/crime soundtrack! (Note: This item is not for sale online until after the close of business on Saturday, 4/19/14. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on that day. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, after the close of business on Record Store Day, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) 7-inch, Vinyl record