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Apples In StereoFun Trick Noisemaker ... CD
Spin Art, 1995. Used ... $3.99
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Archie & Edith (Caroll O'Connor & Jean Stapleton)Side By Side – An Evening Of Fun & Songs With The Bunkers ... LP
RCA, 1973. Sealed Gatefold ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Brown Bombers & Soul PartnersWait For Me/Just Fun ... 7-inch
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy ... $5.99
The Brown Bombers come on here with plenty of firepower – soaring with the groove on "Wait For Me" – which has an upbeat Northern soul groove and some great harmonies to match! "Just Fun" follows in a similar spirit – an instrumental groove that echoes the vocal number on the a-side, but with some cool strings and guitar getting a bit more room to open up in the mix! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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DaytonHot Fun ... LP
Liberty, 1982. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A wonderfully sweet groover from Dayton – a group that's equal parts modern soul and 80s groove – and outta site all the way! The album's big title hit is a remake of Sly Stone's classic "Hot Fun In The Summertime", done in such a way that it's got a cool skating stepper's groove to it – and set amidst some jazzy riffing and ensemble vocals that are totally great. The rest of the album follows in a similar mode – really bouncy and joyous, with mixed male and female vocals stepping out over a set of lean, mean 80s groovers that should have been huge! Tracks include "Hot Fun", "Patiently", "We Can't Miss", "Meet The Man", "Movin Up", and "Gunch". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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DVDFun Slides – Slides For Kids (DVD) ... DVD
PDP Productions, 2011. New Copy ... $2.99 19.99
The Chicago steppers scene hits the junior crowd – and comes up with a host of simpler slides for younger dancers! The package is billed as being for kids, but actually works well for anyone who finds some of the more complicated steps too difficult (like us, if you've ever seen us on the dancefloor!) New slides include "Tambourine", "Wobble", "Cupid Slide", and "The Turbo Slide" – and the set has the delightfully grass roots packaging of some of the other Chicago steppers DVDs we've stocked! DVD

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FatnicePeace Love Unity & Havin Fun (Lil' Dave Fun Size mix, Windy City mix)/My Favorite Things (Buscates Vibrate mix) ... 7-inch
Record Breakin, 2014. New Copy (pic cover)... $9.99
Not a cover of the Afrika Bambaataa classic of the same name – although the cut does borrow the chorus for its own – and instead some mighty fresh work from Fatnice, set to some crackling cosmic beats! Our favorite is the stripped-down "windy city mix", which has a brasness the Lil Dave mix is missing – and the flipside features Fatnice's own take on the concept of "Favorite Things" – served up with this true school vibe that should make him huge, if the world has any sense of justice! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New Fun FunColor My Love (club, inst, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
X Energy (Italy), 1984. Very Good- (pic cover)... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a small sticker on front.)

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FunkdoobiestOye Papi (LP, inst)/Natural Fun (LP, inst) ... 12-inch
Buzz Tone, 1997. Near Mint- ... $3.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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New Chuck MangioneFun & Games ... LP
A&M, 1979. Near Mint- ... $1.99
The cover seems to imply that Chuck Mangione's one of the few cats who can play flugelhorn on a trampoline – but whatever the setting, Mangione's at the height of his late 70s powers here – blowing that clean, compressed style that crossed over beautifully at the time! Chuck's got a way of balancing the sweet and the soulful here nicely – drifting along with the rhythms, so that all the most rounded, open notes of his horn cascade out warmly – yet never in the sort of too-polished mode that would show up later in mainstream fusion. From the perspective of the 21st Century, it's surprising how strong this set sounds – especially on the few numbers that change things up a bit in the rhythms. Titles include "Give It All You Got", "Pina Colada", "I Never Missed Someone Before", "You're The Best There Is", and "Fun & Games". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Elvis PresleyFun In Acapulco ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing – LPM 2756 – with beautiful vinyl and cover, and even the original Elvis inner sleeve!)

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Zoot Sims & Bob BrookmeyerMorning Fun ... CD
Black Lion (Germany), 1956. Used ... $8.99
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XMore Fun In The New World (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/Real Gone, 1983. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The last true masterpiece by the greatest rock band to ever come out of the late 70s and early 80s L.A. scene. More Fun In The New World serves in a lot of ways as X's upright middle finger to the early years of the Reagan era, with the anthemic opener "The New World", and the ballad "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts", perfectly encapsulating the fear and loathing brought about by the ridiculous politics that infected the entire decade. The album is very much a sequel to the amazing Under The Big Black Sun, full of razor pop anthems, Billy Zoom's punkabilly guitar acrobatics, and amazing depth thanks to John and Exene's sensitive and perceptive song writing. Awesome! Other tracks include "True Love", "We're Having Much More Fun", "Poor Girl", "Make The Music Go Bang", "Devil Doll", "Painting The Town Blue", "Hot House", "Drunk In My Past", "I See Red", and "True Love Part 2". 4 bonus tracks: demo/alternate mixes of "Poor Girl", "True Love Part 2", "Devil Doll", and "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts". CD

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HamboneBig Fat Juicy Fun ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... Around May 21, 2014 (delayed)
Tommy Stewart (of "Bump N Hustle Music" fame) wrote and arranged this tight batch of instrumental groovers for Salsoul, and the record's got more of a funk sound than you'd expect from the label. There are some nice choppy funk tracks with a harmonica in the frontline, and a bit of a War/Lee Oskar groove in that sense. Titles include "Hey Music Man", "Hambone", "Win or Lose", and "Big Fat Juicy Fun". CD

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New HorizonsSomething New/Gonna Have Big Fun ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983/1984. New Copy ... Around September 23, 2014
2 classics from New Horizons – back to back on a single CD! Something New is something great from New Horizons – the group's second album, and even tighter than the first! Roger Troutman had a very big hand in the record, lending the group some very Zapp-ish touches in their grooves – a great blend for the catchy vocals of the group, in ways that even have the mellow cuts bouncing along nicely! The basslines are tight, but never overdone – and the record's got a real sense of class and timing that takes it way past some of the overly-familiar sides of the Troutman universe. Titles include "Your Thing Is Your Thing", "Something New", "Reaching For New Horizons", "I Can't Tell You", "County Line", and "Your Thing (rap)". Gonna Have Big Fun is a bouncy bouncy gem from New Horizons – a set that's got help from Roger and all the Troutman crew, yet somehow manages to step forward strongly with its own voice as well! There's plenty of bass at the bottom of the grooves, but things are never too popping or too-tight – just relaxed, almost mellow at points, with this wonderful flow that works perfectly for the group's hip vocals. The group's got kind of a youthful approach – almost like a harmony group raised in the generation of P-Funk, with that sort of style as their main inspiration – quite different than the approach of the mellower groups of a decade before. Titles include "Big Fun", "Dance Frite", "U Can Do (Watcha Wanna)", "Love To Spend The Night", and "Get Ready Let's Party". CD

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Lord FunnyHave Fun With Bam ... LP
Antillana, 1975. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is stained on the bottom inch.)

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Chris MontezSome Kinda Fun/Tell Me (It's Not Over) ... 7-inch
Monogram, 1962. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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New Miles DavisBig Fun ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the great Miles 70s groove albums – an album that's often as funky as you might expect from the cover, with a sound that's gone onto become the stuff of legend over the years! The noise of previous electric sessions is nicely toned down a bit here – leaving lots more room for soulful grooving – and although the selections were recorded over different dates, there's a very unified feel to the record – as most tracks have a similar groove, away from other Davis electric work of the period. Players vary throughout – and include Wayne Shorter and Sonny Fortune on reeds, Lonnie Smith and Chick Corea on keyboards, Ron Carter and Dave Holland on basses, John McLaughlin on guitar, and Al Foster and Billy Cobham on drums. Titles include "Great Expectations", "Ife", "Go Ahead John", and "Lonely Fire" – and the whole thing kicks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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New Doug E FreshJust Having Fun (voc, bonus lesson 1 no music, do the beat box) (Sound Makers) ... 12-inch
Sound Makers, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This one was released between Doug E Fresh's appearance on the Treacherous 3's "Xmas" rap and before he hooked up with Slick Rick for the hits "The Show" and "La Di Da Di." The full name of the track is "Just Having Fun (Do The Beat Box)" and features lots of nice beatboxing and some vocoder effects. Both instrumental version, called "Bonus Lesson #1" features some amazing extended acapella beatboxing. Also, cuts by dj's Chill Will and Barry B. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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New Doug E FreshJust Having Fun (voc, do the human beat box, bonus lesson #1 no vocals) ... 12-inch
Enjoy, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This one was released between Doug E Fresh's appearance on the Treacherous 3's "Xmas" rap and before he hooked up with Slick Rick for the hits "The Show" and "La Di Da Di." The full name of the track is "Just Having Fun (Do The Beat Box)" and features lots of nice beatboxing and some vocoder effects. Both instrumental version, called "Bonus Lesson #1" features some amazing extended acapella beatboxing. Also, cuts by dj's Chill Will and Barry B. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Silver label pressing.)

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New Inner CityBig Fun ... CD
Virgin, 1989. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Detroit underground hits the mainstream – in a seminal album of crossover dance tracks! Kevin Saunderson and vocalist Paris Grey, along with help from Juan Atkins, craft a set of tunes that managed to hook the rest of the world on the electro sound that had been bubbling under in the Motor City for most of the 80s. And sure, there's more hooks and less darkness than on some of Saunderson's earlier work – but is that such a bad thing? Not to our ears, as lots of these tunes have still held up quite well over the years. Titles include "Paradise", "Ain't Nobody Better", "Big Fun", "Do You Love What You Feel", "Good Life", and "Secrets Of The Mind". CD
(Small cutout notch through spine.)

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New Inner CityBig Fun (Magic Juan mix, Duane Bradley mix, 12'' remix, kick the pump mix) ... 12-inch
Virgin, 1988. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
4 mixes of this classic bit of Detroit Techno – going over the top, into the mainstream, thanks to the lasting genius of Kevin Saunderson! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Virgin sleeve.)

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New NyhtjarAll In Fun (voc, inst, short version) ... 12-inch
Party Time, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A snapping little electro party number – one that bounces along on a bassy groove and which has all the requisite touches (riffing guitar, wheeeting keyboards) to make it a solid bit of 80s funk! The track's actually got lyrics that are pitched kind of weirdly – mostly chanting "Party Time" but in weird voices – but it's also one of those numbers that sounds good even without the vocals, or maybe in spite of them! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Street Wise sleeve.)

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New Rod StewartBlondes Have More Fun ... LP
Warner, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rod Stewart steals from Jorge Ben – and gets the biggest hit of his career with "Do Ya Think I'm Sexy", this Brazilian funk-influenced disco tune that crossed over big! Also includes "Dirty Weekend", "The Best Days Of My Life", "Is That The Thanks I Get", "Attractive Female Wanted", "Last Summer", and "Scarred And Scared". LP, Vinyl record album

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New BloodstoneWe Go A Long Way Back/Nite Time Fun ... 7-inch
T Neck, 1982. Used ... Out Of Stock
An excellent single, featuring one of the group's best late tracks! "We Go A Long Way Back" is a smooth modern soul stepper – with a compressed harmony hook that's great, and a warm soul feel that's a lot more 70s sounding than some of the band's other output at the time! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New GC CameronLive For Life (re-edit)/Love Ain't Just No Fun ... 7-inch
Soul Brother (UK), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet edit of "Live For Life" – one that has the beats and strings simmering wonderfully alongside GC Cameron's smooth lead vocals! The tune's a wicked stepper that sounds even better in this edit – and it's backed with "Love Ain't Just No Fun" – a two-step bumper that's mighty nice too! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New XMore Fun In The New World ... LP
Elektra, 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
The last true masterpiece by the greatest rock band to ever come out of the late 70s and early 80s L.A. scene. More Fun In The New World serves in a lot of ways as X's upright middle finger to the early years of the Reagan era, with the anthemic opener "The New World", and the ballad "I Must Not Think Bad Thoughts", perfectly encapsulating the fear and loathing brought about by the ridiculous politics that infected the entire decade. The album is very much a sequel to the amazing Under The Big Black Sun, full of razor pop anthems, Billy Zoom's punkabilly guitar acrobatics, and amazing depth thanks to John and Exene's sensitive and perceptive song writing. Awesome! Other tracks include "True Love", "We're Having Much More Fun", "Poor Girl", "Make The Music Go Bang", "Devil Doll", "Painting The Town Blue", "Hot House", "Drunk In My Past", "I See Red", and "True Love Part 2". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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New DaytonHot Fun/Feel The Music ... CD
Liberty/Expansion (UK), 1981/1983. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
80s groove galore – a pair of classic albums form Dayton! Hot Fun is a wonderfully sweet groover from Dayton – a group that's equal parts modern soul and 80s groove – and outta site all the way! The album's big title hit is a remake of Sly Stone's classic "Hot Fun In The Summertime", done in such a way that it's got a cool skating stepper's groove to it – and set amidst some jazzy riffing and ensemble vocals that are totally great. The rest of the album follows in a similar mode – really bouncy and joyous, with mixed male and female vocals stepping out over a set of lean, mean 80s groovers that should have been huge! Tracks include "Hot Fun", "Patiently", "We Can't Miss", "Meet The Man", "Movin Up", and "Gunch". Feel The Music is a massively wonderful album from Dayton – an album that has the group really getting their groove together – still sticking a bit in the older funk mode from the past, but also bringing in some warmer, deeper touches to their music too! There's a solidness here that's undeniable – a balance of rhythms and instrumentation that few other soul groups of the time were hitting – topped by vocals that have a nice dose of jazz in the mix too, with the sort of sophistication you might expect to hear from some of Wayne Henderson's At Home productions. Production is nice and warm, never too cold or commercial – and titles include the group's great cut "The Sound Of Music" – not the theme from the Broadway show, but a great two-stepper that's instantly infectious – plus "Caught In The Middle", "It Must Be Love", "Promise Me", and "Lookin Up". CD

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New InvertebratesLet's Have Fun ... LP
Spineless, 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
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DJ SpinnaCompositions 3 EP ... LP
Female Fun, 2005. Sealed ... $9.99
The long-overdue third volume in Spinna's series of instrumental EPs! The set ranges from uptempo, heel thumping funk beats, to some more mellow, keys-laded work – all with Spinna's trademark melodic funk groove! It's that dedication to progressive melodicism that has always endeared us to Spinna far more deeply than many of his DJ/producer peers – which makes for straight up great listen whatever the setting! Tracks include "Capitol", "Avenue", "Edge", "Amadeus", "Willing" and "Shazzam". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dylan EttingerLifetime Of Romance ... LP
Not Not Fun, 2012. Near Mint- ... $5.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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Dylan Ettinger & The HeatSmokin'/Miami Heat (The Stakeout) ... 7-inch
Not Not Fun, 2009. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
7-inch, Vinyl record

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Samantha GlassMysteries From The Palomino Skyliner ... LP
Not Not Fun, 2012. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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Golden DonnaGolden Donna ... LP
Not Not Fun, 2012. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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Xander HarrisUrban Gothic ... LP
Not Not Fun, 2011. Near Mint- ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sadat XWhat Did I Do? (street, edit, beat)/Great Diamond (street, edit, beat) ... 12-inch
Female Fun, 2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
12-inch, Vinyl record
 
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Alessandro Alessandroni/Gianfranco PlenizioLa Signora Gioca Bene A Scopa/L'Infermiera ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1974/1975. New Copy ... $16.99
A duo of mid 70s Italian erotic comedy scores – Alessandro Alessandroni's La Signora Gioca Bene A Scopa and Gianfranco Plenizio's L'Inermiera from '74 and '75 – back-to-back! La Signora Gioca Bene A Scopa features fun waltzy numbers with tinkering keys and sweet strings, and some of the most playfully out there vocalism we've ever heard Edda Dell'Orso! Includes 19 sequences of the title theme. L'Infermiera features a fairly straight, nicely groovy score by Gianfranco Plenizio with style to spare – from laidback & jazzy to more playful with grooves with oddball comic sound flourishes. Includes 12 variations on the title theme. CD

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Atlantic StarrAtlantic Starr (with bonus track) ... CD
A&M/PTG (Netherlands), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
The first album by Atlantic Starr – a tight set of modern soul tunes with a very different feel than their later work! Part of the credit goes to Bobby Eli – who arranged and produced the set, giving it a feel that's almost late Philly – tight, sophisticated, and right on the money at all the best points! There's a number of sweet mellow ballads with lead vocals by Sharon Bryant, and other tracks that groove in an uptempo way that points towards more of the group's 80s work – a great mix of modes that makes for a really well-developed album right out of the gate. Titles include "Gimme Your Lovin", "The Love I Never Had", "Visions", "Keep It Comin", "Stand Up", "Where There's Smoke There's Fire", "We Got It Together", and "Being In Love With You Is So Much Fun". CD features a bonus track – "Stand Up (single version)". CD

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Beach BoysBeach Boys Concert ... LP
Capitol, 1964. Very Good+ ... $4.99
The first live album from The Beach Boys – and a bit more straight than later live dates, but still pretty nice overall! Like their Party album from the 60s, this set shows a slightly different side of the group than their Brian Wilson-polished studio sessions – a bit more freewheeling but still incredibly harmonic, almost a glimpse at what it might have been like when they were just jamming around in the early days. Titles include "The Little Old Lady From Pasadena", "In My Room", "Monster Mash", "Let's Go Trippin", "Fun Fun Fun", "Long Tall Texan", "Papa Oom Mow Mow", "The Wanderer", and "I Get Around". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has a crease on the back paste-on.)

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New Edwin BirdsongWhat It Is ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Very Good- ... $19.99
Wild weird stuff from Edwin Birdsong – an artist who's best known for his work with Roy Ayers during the 70s. This effort's got a very similar righteous soul sound to some of Roy's early work for Polygram – with a mix of jazz, soul, funk, and lots of cosmic wisdom – although Edwin also lets his politics get in the groove a bit more strongly, in a manner that's similar to Eugene McDaniels. Includes the spacey club classic "Pretty Brown Skin" – a wonderfully off-beat groover that sounds like it could be a Roy Ayers tune. Other tracks include the bizarre "It Ain't No Fun Being A Welfare Recipient", plus "The Spirit Of Do", "The Uncle Tom Game", and "Mongoose". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo pressing. Cover has some wear, with a split spine and partial splitting on the bottom seam. Vinyl has a click on side 2, track 4.)

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Blue Jean Committee/FingerlingsMassachusetts Afternoon/Embrace Me ... 7-inch
Drag City, 2014. New Copy (pic cover)... $2.99
A pair of groovy tunes pitched as a split single featuring "lost" tunes by late 70s Massachusetts rockers Blue Jean Committee and early 80s Brit synth pop combo Fingerlings – but it's actually a fun couple of tunes by Fred Armisen! You don't need us to tell ya that Fred's a brilliant musical comic, given his SNL and Portlandia genius. These 2 tunes are silly and believable at the same time. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New BrickBrick ... LP
Bang, 1977. Very Good- ... $3.99
Classic work from Brick – a group who went onto become surprisingly successful during the 70s with a hot Atlanta blend of funky soul and uptempo club grooves – absolutely killing it early on with this self-titled second album! Brick has a feel that would be taken up heavily a few years later by LA funk combos – particularly those on the Solar label – and their style of slicking up funky licks into a tightly compressed sound was obviously a big hit with the kids of their generation. Includes the sample classic "Dusic", plus "Living From The Mind", "Happy", "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody", "Honey Chile", Fun", "Hello" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ligh wear.)

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New Jaki ByardOn The Spot! ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1967. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
One of the great ones! No kidding, Jaki Byard was an amazing talent in the 60s – and records like this one are rare treasures to be sought-after by any serious jazz fan. Byard had an incredible range of talents and influences – and, like his frequent bandmate Roland Kirk, he could often run through all of them in a very short stretch, packing each song with a wealth of feeling, technique, and sheer raw fun. This album's a darn tough one to find on vinyl – and it's reissued here with a previously unissued track. The group includes Byard on piano and alto, plus Jimmy Owens, Paul Chambers, and Billy Higgins. Tracks include "Spanish Tinge", "Olean Visit", "Geb Piano Roll", "Snow Flakes", and "On The Spot". Also includes the previously unissued "Snow Flakes". CD

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CoupParty Music ... CD
75 Ark/Tommy Boy, 2001. Used ... $0.99
This is the third full length from the group that brings you politically scathing, party bangin, conscious hip hop for your urban revolution fun time. There's a lot of live instrumentation funky sloppiness for your neck and body to get loose to. The Coup also pull off the feat of managing to rhyme charged and intelligently about a very dark reality, while simultaneously still keeping your body bouncin constantly. Tracks include the smart "5 Million Ways To Kill A C.E.O.", "Ghetto Manifesto", "Get Up" featuring Dead Prez, "Lazy Muthaf*cka", "Ride The Fence", "Everythang", "Wear Clean Draws", "Pork And Beef", "Thought About It 2", "Tight", "Nowalaters", and "Heven Tonite". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Doris DukeLegend In Her Own Time (180 gram pressing – colored vinyl) ... LP
Mankind/Kent (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
One of the few albums cut by this oft-overlooked southern soul diva – and one that mixes Muscle Shoals production with some nice uptown touches! Produced by Jerry Williams, Jr., aka Swamp Dogg! While the title comes of a bit flamboyantly, in truth, this record is an honest, personal, and earthy southern soul should-be classic. It's not only a personal triumph for Doris Duke, it's also one of greatest Swamp Dogg-produced records! Includes "I Wish I Could Sleep", "It Sure Was Fun", "He's Everything I Need", "Since I Fell For You", "Let Love Touch Us Now", "Bad Water", and a cool cover of "By The Time I Get To Phoenix". LP, Vinyl record album

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Donald EdwardsEvolution Of An Influenced Mind ... CD
Criss Cross (Netherlands), 2014. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
The title's a bit obtuse, but it also really gets at the vibe of the record, too – a great progression of individualistic jazz – inspired by previous generations, but voiced in a really fresh way by this combo led by drummer Donald Edwards! The approach is more open and varied than usual for a session on the Criss Cross label – from the initial spiritual passage of "American Drum Call To Mama", to David Gilmore's guitar atmospherics on "Niecee", to the richness of the album's original compositions. Gilmore's sense of color and phrasing really balance wonderfully with the tenor of Walter Smith – and Orrin Evans' piano is at its most melodically complex as well. The record opens up in so many ways, but still also finds plenty of room to swing, too – on titles that include "The Dream", "Dock's House", "The Essential Passion", "Nightmare Of Fun", and "Culmination For Now". CD

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Flash EvansLatest News/A Phone Call From Home ... 7-inch
Evans, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Nightclub fun from Flash Evans! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Dominic FrontiereBillie ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $1.99
A playful little soundtrack for this offbeat Patty Duke film – handled by Dominic Frontiere in ways that are sometimes sentimental and respectful, and sometimes seem to be poking a bit of fun at the subject matter! Frontiere's usually our favorite when he hits an upbeat groove – and there's some nice 60s mod moments here that definitely make the soundtrack work seeing out – kind of jaunty numbers that are real standouts. But some of the mellower moments aren't bad either – and have a nice sort of balance next to the other cuts. Patty Duke sings "Funny Little Butterflies" and "Lonely Little In Between" – and other titles include "Discotheque", "Hold It", "The Girl Is A Girl Is A Girl", and "The Beat". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

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Gang's BackGang's Back ... CD
Handshake/Boogie Times (France), 1982. Used ... $2.99
The Gang's Back, and they're ready for grooving – especially those sweet sort of grooves that are heavy on the keyboards! The album's an overlooked gem from the early 80s – as tight and focused as the best mainstream funk on Capitol or Elektra at the time – and done with instrumentation that's heavily electric, but still quite warm and soulful throughout – thanks to great production, excellent group vocals, and a sense of songwriting that's never to gimmicky or commercial. The best tracks on here bounce like work from the BB&Q Band or TS Monk – and this is definitely one of those "should have been huge" sets from the time! Titles include "I'll Take Some Of That", "Got My Eye On You", "Our Music", "Night Time's The Right Time", "Hot Fun", "You Got What It Takes", and "All I Wanna Do Is Spend Time With You". CD
(Out of print.)

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Richard L GrahamGovernment Issue – Comics For The People 1940s to 2000s (paperback) ... Book
Abrams Comic Arts, 2009. New Copy Book ... $6.99 29.95
Cool comics from a very unlikely source – publications put together by the US government to spread ideas and inform the public – many of which were handled by top comics talents from the mainstream! The quality of this material is surprisingly wonderful – not schlocky propaganda, but thoughtfully-scripted, well-penned comics that have the same sort of appeal as work from the cleaner, more wholesome side of the Silver Age! Artists include Neal Adams, Charles Biro, Kurt Schaffenberger, Joe Kubert, Milt Caniff, and many others – including a fair bit of unknown illustrators too. The book is surprisingly fun, and a much-needed look at this lesser-known strand of 20th Century comics. 308 pages, full color, and softcover. Book

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Herbie HancockLite Me Up ... LP
CBS, 1982. Very Good ... $2.99
This one was cut just before Herbie lucked onto the Rockit/Bill Laswell strategy – and shows how much he was searching around for a style in those immediate pre-electro years. The record's not a bad blend of jazz and R&B – continuing a style explored on the few previous CBS albums – with a number of tracks written by Rod Temperton, and production by Narada Michael Walden, Herbie, and Jay Graydon. Wayne Anthony is the lead vocalist on a number of cuts – and titles include "Lite Me Up", "The Bomb", "Can't Hide Your Love", "The Fun Tracks", and "Motor Mouth". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a spot of price sticker residue.)
Also available Lite Me Up (Japanese pressing) ... CD 44.99

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Herbie HancockLite Me Up (Japanese pressing) ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1982. Used ... $44.99
This one was cut just before Herbie lucked onto the Rockit/Bill Laswell strategy – and shows how much he was searching around for a style in those immediate pre-electro years. The record's not a bad blend of jazz and R&B – continuing a style explored on the few previous CBS albums – with a number of tracks written by Rod Temperton, and production by Narada Michael Walden, Herbie, and Jay Graydon. Wayne Anthony is the lead vocalist on a number of cuts – and titles include "Lite Me Up", "The Bomb", "Can't Hide Your Love", "The Fun Tracks", and "Motor Mouth". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Lite Me Up ... LP 2.99

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Dan HartmanRelight My Fire ... LP
Blue Sky, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A stunning disco classic from Dan Hartman – maybe an unlikely talent for the dancefloors, given his image on the cover – but an artist who definitely went onto shape the sound of the clubs at the end of the 70s! The album's got the Hartman groove really hitting hard, and right on the money – a tightly compressed approach to disco that really lays heavily on the hooks – in a style that's similar to where Peter Brown was going at the time, with a similar compressed sensibility that gets past any of the fluff that was drowning others in the disco generation! In fact, it could well be argued that the approach here really helps focus a dancefloor sound towards the modes of the 80s – while still allowing for the fluid soul of the disco years too – a style that's summed up perfectly in the album's extended classic "Vertigo/Relight My Fire", which features famous vocals by Loleatta Holloway! Other titles are all sweet too – and include "Free Ride", "I Love Makin Music", "Just For Fun", "Love Strong", and "Hands Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a 'property of..' sticker & a promo stamp.)
Also available Relight My Fire (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Dan HartmanRelight My Fire (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Sky/Purpose, 1979. New Copy ... $9.99
A stunning disco classic from Dan Hartman – maybe an unlikely talent for the dancefloors, given his image on the cover – but an artist who definitely went onto shape the sound of the clubs at the end of the 70s! The album's got the Hartman groove really hitting hard, and right on the money – a tightly compressed approach to disco that really lays heavily on the hooks – in a style that's similar to where Peter Brown was going at the time, with a similar compressed sensibility that gets past any of the fluff that was drowning others in the disco generation! In fact, it could well be argued that the approach here really helps focus a dancefloor sound towards the modes of the 80s – while still allowing for the fluid soul of the disco years too – a style that's summed up perfectly in the album's extended classic "Vertigo/Relight My Fire", which features famous vocals by Loleatta Holloway! Other titles are all sweet too – and include "Free Ride", "I Love Makin Music", "Just For Fun", "Love Strong", and "Hands Down". CD features some nice bonus tracks too – "Boogie All Summer (single)", "Relight My Fire (single)", "Hands Down (12" version)", "Hands Down (Hands Up)", "Relight My Fire (historical 1979 rmx)", and "Vertigo/Relight My Fire (progressive instrumental rmx)". CD
Also available Relight My Fire ... LP 4.99

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Mel HenkeNow Spin This! ... LP
Contemporary, 1956. Very Good ... $24.99
Mel's second album for Contemporary – and every bit as great as the first! The album features Mel on piano, working in quartet format with guitar, bass, and drums – playing lively and playful arrangements of familiar tunes, in a mode that was similar to the live performance style that made Mel a popular act for years in LA. The mode is a fun one – but not too silly – and the tracks have a fresh swing that's quite surprising! Titles include "Toccata", "Little Rock Getaway", "In A Little Spanish Town", "Frenzied Flight", "Cocky Coo Coo Clock", and "Tea For Two". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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New Paul HornSound Of Paul Horn/Profile Of A Jazz Musician ... CD
Collectables/Columbia, 1961/1962. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
Fantastic stuff – 2 beautiful albums of modal grooves that really deserve wider recognition! At the time of the recordings, Horn was one of the hipper players on the LA scene – working with Chico Hamilton's group in the late 50s, and moving out on his own as a solo act at the end of the decade, in order to explore freer ideas. One of Horn's biggest influences was the modal sound of Indian music, and on these two gems, he really opens up the groove in an amazing blend of rhythms, tones, colors, modes, and pulses that really make the records crackle! Players include the amazing Emil Richards on vibes and the lesser known Paul Moer on piano – and Horn plays both flute and alto, in a style that's very similar to his stellar Something Blue album on the HiFi label. Tracks begin with some tight bass and drum workouts, then the piano of Moers sets down lines that let horn and Richards groove over the top. Wonderful stuff – with only a hint of Horn's later hippy-dippy work, and some great tight jazz soloing. Titles include "Fun Time", "Now Hear This", "Abstraction", "Benny's Buns", "Yazz Per Favore", "Short Politician", and "Straight Ahead". CD

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House Of PainJump Around (orig mix, Pete Rock's bloodstain mix) (green vinyl pressing) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy/Get On Down, 1992. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
An early 90s hip hop anthem – whether it's Muggs' screechy bouncing beats or Pete Rock's soulful remix that get's you jumpin'! Yeah, this was overplayed to the point of exhaustion back in the day, but you gotta admit it's a classic, we don't care who or how jaded you are! This fun 2014 pressing is on green colored vinyl, natch! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition green colored vinyl.)

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Willie HutchMark Of The Beast ... CD
Motown/Soul Brother (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the nicer Willie Hutch albums on Motown – a killer batch of heavy and funky tracks that evoke some of his soundtrack work from the same time – as well as a more hard grooving album-oriented approach! Willie arranged and produced, and there's lots of nice moogy and guitary bits – plus sweet backup chorus vocals and a few more soaring elements – making this one a cool mix of grittier grooves, stranger textures and a few softer touches. Titles include "Get Ready For The Get Down", "Don't You Let Nobody Tell You How To Do Your Thing", "I'm Gonna Stay", "Mark Of The Beast", "Woman You Touched Me" and "Life's No Fun Living In the Ghetto". CD

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Tizian Jost TrioUnited In The Big Blue ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2013. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
We love the piano work of Tizian Jost – a player with a really special way of ringing out his tone on the keys, often with this sort of joyful flow that comes across right away! A few notches either way, and Jost might be too sentimental or too smooth – but instead, he's got this really perfect balance of warmer emotions that comes through especially well on this album's all-original tracks. Each number has this fresh sort of sparkle that really fits the mood of Jost's piano – and the trio features well-matched work on bass from Thomas Stabenow and drums from Mario Gonzi. Titles include "Fantasy In Yellow White & Blue", "United In The Big Blue", "Tizi's Business", "Missing The Right Word", "Room 76", and "Fun In The Forest". CD

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KingsmenHow To Stuff A Wild Bikini ... CD
Wand/Real Gone, 1965. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A groovy American International Pictures (which is to say charming and kinda seedy) beach movie from the mid 60s – starring Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Mickey Rooney, and Buster Keaton (!!!) – with an even groovier soundtrack! The Kingsmen really only did 2 songs on the set – "Give Her Lovin" and "How To Stuff A Wild Bikini" – and other songs are sung by the cast members – and it's really fun, vintage teensploitation groovy stuff! Titles include "How About Us", "That's What I Call A Healthy Girl", "After The Party", "Better Be Ready", "Follow Your Leader", "The Perfect Boy", and "Madison Avenue". CD

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KnightsHot Rod High ... CD
Capitol (Japan), Mid 60s. Used ... $6.99
High school and hot rods – groovy Capitol work, courtesy of producer Gary Usher – and of course, it features an incredible roster of west coast studio geniuses behind the curtain! A fun mix of instrumentals and vocal tunes, with beach and surf harmonies, R&B-indebted rumblers and other thematic touches – honking sax, gritty percussion, nicely grooving organs and chugging guitars – what more could you ask for? The niceness of the vocal tunes is a surprise, but the instrumentals are unsurprisingly great! Titles include "Hot Rod High", "Midnight Auto", "School Days", "Be True To Your School", "Hot Rod, USA", "I Get Around", "Rock Around The Clock", "Skippin' School", "Theme For Teen Love" and more. CD
(Includes obi.)

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Kool & The GangAs One (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $14.99
Solid 80s grooving from Kool & The Gang – a group who inspired so many others in the early 80s soul generation, but who could still do it better than most of the rest! The style here is tight and smooth, but never too slick – and Deodato's giving the group some really great production for the album – helping them to focus their energy and soar soulfully, but without resorting to any stiff gimmicks or cliches! There's a great groove running through most of the numbers here – a confident quality that's never too commercial, and which bubbles along nicely throughout. Titles include "Street Kids", "Big Fun", "As One", "Hi De Hi Hi De Ho", "Let's Go Dancin", and "Pretty Baby". CD features lots of bonus tracks – including "Big Fun (single)", "Let's Go Dancin (single)", "Street Kids (single)", "Hi De Hi Hi De Ho (single)", "Let's Go Dancin (12" promo rmx)", and "Street Kids (12" dance rmx)". CD

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KraftwerkComputer World ... LP
Warner, 1981. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A classic bit of spare electronics from the Kraftwerk man machine! The album's perhaps a bit tighter than some of their earlier albums, but it's also got that spare tinny sound that influenced a generation of hip hoppers, electro heads, and Miami bass stars. Titles include "Computer Love", "Computer World", "Pocket Calculator", and "It's More Fun To Compute". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Mass ProductionWelcome To Our World/Believe ... CD
Cotillion/Expansion (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A pair of gems from this great 70s funk ensemble! The group may be named Mass Production, but on Welcome To Our World, their sound is anything but – a really special fusion of key instrumental talents and vocal elements – all brought together in one of the tightest ensemble funk grooves of the time! Mass Production draw a bit from an Earth Wind & Fire tradition – especially some spiritual undercurrents to hold themselves together – but they've also got some of the fuller funk elements of the best dancefloor combos of the time – like Fatback, Cameo, or Con Funk Shun – all of whom would be a great comparison with this smoking debut. The instrumentation is razor-sharp, and never dips into any disco cliches at all – and at times, the guitars alone leave us breathless – as they chug forcefully over the rhythms, and really propel the tunes into the skies. Two of the best groovers include "I Like To Dance" and "Fun In The Sun" – and other titles include "Magic", "Wine-flow Disco", "Our Thought (To The World)", and "Just A Song". Believe is a massive stormer from Mass Production – a set that has the group's full, funky sound hitting right on the money for most of the cuts – then stepping back to let in a few mellower moments too! These guys were definitely at the top of their game at this point – moving in territory that rivals the tightness of other big funk groups, like Brass Construction or T-Connection – but with some occasional deeper soul sides that show up nicely on the slower cuts. Titles include the sweet moogy number "Cosmic Lust", which we really love – plus "Free & Happy", "I Believe In Music", "We Love You", "Superlative" and "People Get Up". CD

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New Memphis SlimMemphis Slim ... CD
Chess (Japan), Early 50s. New Copy ... $13.99
Really tremendous work from Memphis Slim – a set of early 50s recordings for Chess Records, most of which have a style that mixes equal parts jazz and blues! Slim's definitely got some bluesy phrasing in his piano, but he also echoes an older generation of jazz pianists too – especially the late 30s boogie crowd. Yet his vocals at times also have some surprisingly sophisticated elements, almost that transformation of blues that took place on the west coast in the postwar years – with singers like Charles Brown or Johnny Moore. We never would have thought to put Memphis Slim in the same territory as that late 40s LA scene, but the sound here definitely has a link – especially when tenor or alto sax come into the grooves. Great stuff all around – and titles include "Marack", "Havin Fun", "Mother Earth", "Slim's Blues", "Really Got The Blues", and "Tijuana". CD
Also available Memphis Slim ... LP 8.99

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Memphis SlimMemphis Slim ... LP
Chess, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Really tremendous work from Memphis Slim – a set of early 50s recordings for Chess Records, most of which have a style that mixes equal parts jazz and blues! Slim's definitely got some bluesy phrasing in his piano, but he also echoes an older generation of jazz pianists too – especially the late 30s boogie crowd. Yet his vocals at times also have some surprisingly sophisticated elements, almost that transformation of blues that took place on the west coast in the postwar years – with singers like Charles Brown or Johnny Moore. We never would have thought to put Memphis Slim in the same territory as that late 40s LA scene, but the sound here definitely has a link – especially when tenor or alto sax come into the grooves. Great stuff all around – and titles include "Marack", "Havin Fun", "Mother Earth", "Slim's Blues", "Really Got The Blues", and "Tijuana". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)
Also available Memphis Slim ... CD 13.99

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Franco MicalizziDelitto A Porta Romana ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1980. New Copy ... $19.99
A later soundtrack Franco Micalizzi, Delitto A Romana – done with funky elements you'd expect from an early 70s Italian police flick – even though this one was done in 1980! It's fun stuff, with some some funky horns and jazz flute – plus some disco influenced guitar grooves. It's also got some straighter suspense soundtrack sounds, and some odd electronic touches here and there. Includes 14 sequences, with some varied sounds and changed up styles, but it always comes back to the funky cop/crime caper groove. Cool stuff! CD
(Limited edition.)

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New Modern Jazz Quartet With Jimmy GiuffreModern Jazz Quartet At Music Inn – Guest Artist Jimmy Giuffre ... LP
Atlantic, 1956. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A great addition to the Modern Jazz Quartet – as the clarinet of Jimmy Giuffre brings a sharp modern edge to the record! The album's similar to the other MJQ Music Inn date with Sonny Rollins – and shows how the addition of a reed player can really unlock new colors, tones, and possibilities in the sounds of the group. And in this case, given the Giuffre's at the height of his early powers – coming off some sublime trio dates for Atlantic – the pairing of players is completely sublime! Titles include "A Fugue At Music Inn", "Serenade", and "Fun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original black label pressing with the "long playing unbreakable" logo and deep groove. Cover is in great shape – and vinyl is very nice!)

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NERD (Neptunes)Fly Or Die ... CD
Virgin, 2004. Used ... $3.99
NERD is the first hip hop bar band – and if they accomplish nothing more than that, we love them dearly for it! Two albums into their career (or three, if you count the alternate versions of the debut), we still don't know what NERD's really trying to accomplish – but it's starting to look like they don't either, and maybe that's why their records are such great fun. You'd think that a couple of cats who've made their name as the most in-demand electro studio wizards in the world would have something serious to say with their actual band (live drums, organ, bass and guitar are out front on most tracks) – and they do indeed have a few tracks with some almost alarmingly serious subject matter. But there are also stretches in which Pharell seems to be making the lyrics up as he goes along, and makes with the sexual braggadocio and the spaceship-sized asses he wants to take a ride on. The Neptunes don't have to be the Neptunes all the time – NERD's all about catchy-as-hell, funky synth rock. If they weren't millionaires you'd want to hire them for your backyard throwdown. Take that or leave it. We'll take it! "Don't Worry About It", "Fly Or Die", "Backseat Love", the great single "She Wants To Move", "Jump", "Drill Sargeant", "Thrasher", "The Way She Dances" and more. CD

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Ray Parker JrSex & The Single Man ... LP
Arista, 1985. Sealed ... $0.49
Ray Parker's definitely a single man at this point in his career – leaving behind his earlier role in the Raydio group, and working here as writer and producer on a string of 80s hits! The album follows strongly in the catchy, crossover mode of Parker's work from the middle part of the decade – almost equally balanced between mainstream rock and soul styles of the time – with lots of popping rhythms and plenty of Ray's guitar underneath his vocals. Titles include "I'm A Dog", "Sex & The Single Man", "I'm In Love", "Girls Are More Fun", "Good Time Baby", and "Everybody Wants Someone". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a tear in the shrinkwrap.)

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Sun RaThis Planet Is Doomed – The Science Fiction Poetry Of Sun Ra (paperback) ... Book
Norton/Kicks, 2011. New Copy Book ... $12.99
The Science Fiction Poetry of Sun Ra – complete and unabidged – in a great, kinda old school hip pocket paperback-styled tome from Kicks Books! As revered as Sun Ra is, was, and will forever be as one of the great avant garde bandleaders and all around musical innovators of the 20th Century, his work as an Afro-futurist poet is overlooked. This book aims to change that, but not in a precious way at all. It's sort of presented as a fun little pulp paperback. Includes a nice forward by Amiri Baraka and an intro by science fiction historian Bhob Stewart, who does a terrific job of detailing Ra's 60s poetry and his quite genuine relevence in that realm! Paperback, 124 pages. Book

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Ramones & OthersRock N Roll High School ... LP
Sire, 1979. New Copy ... $12.99
The fun fun soundtrack to Rock 'N' Roll High School – that gloriously, knowingly trashy Roger Corman produced movie vehicle for the Ramones! Of course The Ramones are all over the soundtrack, but it's got a bunch of 70s new wave and hard rock from Devo, Eno, Nick Lowe, Todd Rundgren and more. Includes "Rock N Roll High School", "I Want You Around", a medley of "Blitzkrieg Bop", "Pinhead", "California Sun" and more by The Ramones, "Come Back Jonee" by Devo, "Energy Fools The Magician" by Eno, "So It Goes" by Nick Lowe, "School Days" by Chuck Berry, "School's Out" by Alice Cooper and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Evan RogersLove Games (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1985. Used ... $6.99
A pretty sweet 80s synth/pop/funk/R&B set by Evan Rogers – a few years after his time in the funky soul group Dayton (which is what we know Evan best for around here) – a mid 80s album that's heavy with the synthy sounds of the era and highlighted by some catchy songs and Evan's genuinely great voice! There's a song here called "Don't Jump To Conclusions", and that could be the unofficial motto after you see Evan's uber 80s coif and style on the cover – but this is a really fun record worth checking out! His voice is warm and genuinely soulful and the songs are insistent as can be. Includes "Hold On", a cool cover of Prince's "Private Joy" with some searing guitar as a counterweight to the electro soundscapes, "Full-Time Lover", "Sweet 16", "1-Track Mind", "Be Mine Tonight" and more. This 2011 edition from FTG has 3 bonus tracks: "Secret Love (12" Version)", "Stay Here With Me (12" Version)" and "Hold On (Remix)". CD

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Ronnie Scott/Phil SeamenRonnie Scott Quintet & The Phil Seamen Quintet (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 1956. New Copy ... $34.99
A great BBC Jazz Club 45 session from legendary British jazz quintets led by tenor Ronnie Scott & drummer Phil Seamen! As program, it's fun stuff – with both groups assembled for a live broadcast and introduced by an announcer – and the music itself is terrific. Scott's group taking on an exciting, energetic hard bop approach. The Seamen quintet's work is reviting, as well. Scott's players include Jimmy Deuchar on trumpet, Terry Shannon on piano, Lennie Bush on bass and Allan Ganley on drums. Seamen's includes Joe Harriot on alto, Dave Goldberg on guitar, Johnny Weed on piano and Major Holley on bass. A really nice, worthy comercial release of the program – for the first time ever! Titles include "My Heart Belongs To Daddy", "Gone With The Wind", "Speak Low", "Poinciana", "I'll Take Romance", "Bass House", "Big Man", "IPA Special" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to just 500 copies – vinyl only!)

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Serious Lee FineNothing Can Stop Us ... LP
Arista/Rush, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Equal parts soul and hip hop – and a record that might be more New Jack than anything else, if it wasn't for production by Davy D and Jam Master Jay! The vocals are a bit poppy and silly at times, but the overall groove isn't that bad, especially considering other efforts like this of the time – and there's a depth to some of the backings that are a welcome change from some of the more bombastic beats used on other soul/hip hop crossover albums. Titles include "Nothing Can Stop Us", "We Can Do Better", "The Big Dis", "Bust The Beat", "Deep", "Everything's Real Everything's Fun Everything's Life", "Serious-Lude", "Sweat", and "Boom Bang Em". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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7 Days Of Funk (Snoop Dogg & Dam Funk)7 Days Of Funk (8 X 7" box set version) ... 7-inch
Stones Throw, 2013. New Copy 8 X 7 " ... $28.99 39.99
Dam-Funk and Snoopzilla, aka Snoop Dogg, teaming up as 7 Days Of Funk – and it's not merely a new day for the timeless G-Funk sound – they're packing a whole week of it! Producer Dam-Funk and MC/singer Snoop couldn't be a better match – Snoop delivering laidback rhymes and easy going funk singing with a deep love for 70s and 80s G-Funk – and Dam-Funk was born to carry on the legacy of that vibe. Thankfully, they're doing it for Stones Throw – a label that no doubt allows these guys to do it as they see fit without pressuring them for a hit single – so this is creative win, and a hell of a lot of fun! Guests include Steve Arrington and Kurupt. The 7-inch box set version features the funky album standouts "Hit Da Pavement", "Let It Go", "Faden Away", "1Question?" feat Steve Arrington, "Ride" feat Kurupt, ""Do My Thang" and "I'll Be There For You" on the A-Sides – with the instrumental versions of each on the flip sides. Also includes a bonus 7" with the tracks "Systamatic" feat Tha Dogg Pound and "Wingz" on the flip. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(The contemporary funk favorite – as an 8 X 7-inch box set!)

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New Sly & The Family StoneAnthology ... CD
Epic, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
A double length collection of Sly's classic work for Epic – featuring the best of the old days, when he was really into a groove! 20 titles: "Dance To The Music", "Everyday People", "Sing A Simple Song", "Don't Call Me N!gger, Whitey", "Stand!", "I Want To Take You Higher", "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)", "Babies Makin Babies", "Family Affair", "Everybody Is A Star", "M'Lady", "Life", "Fun", "You Can Make It If You Try", "Hot Fun In the Summertime", "Runnin' Away", "(You Caught Me) Smilin'", "Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa", "If You Want Me To Stay" and "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Anthology ... LP 7.99

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New Sly & The Family StoneAnthology ... LP
Epic, Late 60s/Early 70s. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
A 2LP collection of Sly's classic work for Epic – featuring the best of the old days, when he was really into a groove! 20 titles: "Dance To The Music", "Everyday People", "Sing A Simple Song", "Don't Call Me N!gger, Whitey", "Stand!", "I Want To Take You Higher", "Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)", "Babies Makin Babies", "Family Affair", "Everybody Is A Star", "M'Lady", "Life", "Fun", "You Can Make It If You Try", "Hot Fun In the Summertime", "Runnin' Away", "(You Caught Me) Smilin'", "Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa", "If You Want Me To Stay" and "Que Sera, Sera (Whatever Will Be, Will Be)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)
Also available Anthology ... CD 6.99

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New Sly & The Family StoneLife (black cover) ... LP
Epic, 1968. Very Good- ... $7.99
Killer work from Sly & The Family Stone – hard-grooving, fast-funking, and really setting the scene for countless groups to come! The album's a messed-up funky party, with plenty of short little tracks that have a mix of funk, soul, and rock – perfect for the crossover crowd from whence Sly sprang, and who would become his biggest supporters into the 70s. And almost best of all, there's hardly any hits here – just tight little numbers that are as fresh today as they were back at the end of the 60s – all the kind of righteous funk the group could do better than anybody else! Titles include "Fun", "Plastic Jim", "Dynamite!", "Chicken", "Into My Own Thing", "Life", "Love City", "I'm An Animal", and the seminal "Jane Is A Groupee". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original yellow label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, a stain along the opening on back, and splitting on the bottom seam.)

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Clark TerryEverything's Mellow/Plays The Jazz Version Of All American ... CD
Prestige/Universal (Germany), 1961/1962. New Copy ... $9.99
A pair of overlooked gems from trumpeter Clark Terry – back to back on a single CD! On Everything's Mellow, things are mellow indeed – and that fact makes the record one of Terry's greatest from the 60s! The obscure session features Clark blowing in the laidback style of Prestige's Moodsville imprint – almost a swing-based, Verve-styled mode that makes for some really great tunes. Terry plays both trumpet and flugelhorn on the session – working through really restrained readings of tunes that include "The Simple Waltz", "Out In The Cold Again", "Among My Souvenirs", and "In The Alley" – and the rest of the players on the session include Junior Mance on piano, Joe Benjamin on bass, and Charlie Persip on drums. All American is a surprisingly nice little set from Clark Terry – featuring arrangements by Oliver Nelson, and a pretty nice little group that includes Budd Johnson on tenor and Eddie Costa on vibes and piano. The material appears to be lifted from the musical All American – by the team of Charles Strouse & Lee Adams – although the notes, and certainly not the title, don't do much to indicate this. The best part of the set is Nelson – who manages to, here as always, take any sort of material and give it a really strong swingin – bouncing it up with a lot of soul, and creating plenty of space for some strong breakout solos. Titles include "What A Country", "Same Language", "The Fight Song", "Nightlife", and "It's Fun To Think". CD
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Weather GirlsBig Girls Don't Cry (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1985. New Copy ... $13.99
Soaring vocals from The Weather Girls, set to bouncy grooves that are equal parts soul and pop! Martha Wash and Izora Armstead have mighty vocal chops throughout – that bold duo approach they first crafted as Two Tons O Fun, and pushed even more strongly as The Weather Girls – set here to keyboard-heavy backings from Leon Pendarvis, who knows just where to put the best hooks in the grooves! Titles include "Well A Wiggy", "Lock Me Up", "No One Can Love You More Than Me", "Big Girls Don't Cry", "You Can Do It", "Laughter In The Rain", and "March". CD features bonus tracks – "Well A Wiggy (12" ext)" and "No One Can Love You More Than Me (12" ext)". CD

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WildchildTGIF (Thank God It's Funky) ... CD
Someothaship, 2014. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
Cali mic veteran Wildchild – perhaps best known for his work with with Madlib and DJ Romes in Lootpack, one of the early Stones Throw units that helped cement that label's west coast legend – but his solo work is top shelf, too! Here he's found a nice home on Georgia Anne Muldrow's and Dudley Perkins's Someothaship label – along with his fellow Likwit Allstars – in a decidedly west coast funk mode, with production by Georgia and appearances by Chalice, Jamie Lidell, Steve Arrington, Aloe Blacc and more! ncludes "Fun-Key", "Who New", "Set It Off", "My Girls" and "Body Movin'" all feat Chalice, the Kev Brown-produced "Soldier Story" feat Aloe Blacc, "Boogaloo Anthem" feat Steve Arrington, "Which Way Is Up" feat JRO and "Jamie Lidell", "Clap", ""Caught Up", "Inspiration" and more. CD

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Various80s Soul Classics Vol 5 – Sweet Soul Vibes & Funky Club Tunes ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $16.99
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 of jazzy inflections on the keyboards and other instrumentation alongside the vocals – a groove that's bouncy enough for the club, but laidback enough for other sorts of listening as well. The track selection is great – no overdone hits here – and titles include "Find Yourself" by Bobby Broom, "Throw It Down Shake Your Body" by Bill Summers, "Move Everything You've Got" by Thunder, "Keep On" by Tavares, "Let's Celebrate" by Jones Girls, "Voo Doo" by Sergio Mendes, "It's Alright" by Sho Nuff, "Fun City" by Vernon Burch, "Don't Ask Me To Be Friends" by Billy Griffin, and "Get It While You Can" by Bobby Nunn. 2CDs, and 24 tracks! CD

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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 features on set put together by resident DJs Jim Stanton & Severino and another by James Hillard and Luke Howard – with numbers by Leftside Wobble, Gene Chandler, Dimitri From Paris & DJ Rocca's Erodiscoteque, Idris Muhammad, Tom Trago, Marcel King and more! Killer club number from the late 70s & early 80s and more modern numbers that fit on perfectly. Disc 1 is mixed by Jim Stanton & Severino and includes "Grapevine Boogie (Tribute Edit)", by Leftside Wobble, "I'm In Love" by Natasha Watts, "Macho Disco Fighter" by Wild Geese", "Downtown" by Dimitri From Paris & DJ Rocca Presents Erodiscotique, "Shutters (Extented 12" Mix) by Tom Trago and more. Disc 2 is mixed by James Hillard & Luke Howard and includes "Reach For Love (New York Remix)" by Marcel King, "American Love" by Rose Laurens, "For Your Love" by Idris Muhammad, "I'll Make The Living If You Make The Loving Worthwhile" by Gene Chander, "Close To Perfection" by Miquel Brown, "Just Us" by Two Tons O' Fun and more. CD version features continuous mixes of 25 tracks on 2CDs. CD

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VariousKu-Pow! – British Guitar Instrumental Music Of The Sixties ... CD
El (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $8.99
Explosive Joe Meek instrumentals from the 60s UK scene – with scorchers by The Tornados, The Packabeats, The Moontrekkers, The Fentones, The Ted Taylor Four, The Outlaws, Tony Hatch, The Phantoms and many more! If you're unfamiliar, Meek was a virtuoso producer with a sound and style that was anything but meek – anchored by raw rhythms, searing guitars and electronic embellishments that were far ahead of their time – all fueling these mad instrumentals with touches of R&B, rockabilly, surf and soundtracky styles ranging from sci fi to westerns! Wild, fun stuff that's almost completely instrumental. Titles includes "Theme From 'The Traitors'" and "Evening In Paris" by The Packabeats, "Telstar" and "Earthy" by The Tornados, "Ku-Pow!" and "Sioux Serenade" by The Outlaws, ""There's Something At The Bottom Of The Well" and "Hatashiai" by The Moontrekkers, "The Mexican" by The Fentones, "Cloak And Dagger" by The Echoes, "Taboo" by Sounds Inc", "Checkpoint", "Border Patrol" and ore by Dennis Newey, "Out Of This World" by Tony Hatch and more. 33 tracks in all! CD

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VariousLong-Lost Honkers & Twangers – Unreleased 60s Gems From The Ventures, Fireballs, Rondels, Titans, & Reveliers – Plus Many Others ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Killer instrumentals from the glory days of the garagey combo – a smoking little set that's very heavy on twangers – those wicked guitar-driven cuts that were often recorded with lots of cool echo and effects! Some of the names here are big ones, but most are smaller and lesser-known groups – and even the stars are represented by rare or unissued tracks – making the whole package as much fun as sorting through a rare pile of rock instrumental 45s from the 60s! And as usual with Ace, there's been plenty of care not just to choose the best tracks, but also provide excellent sound and a rich amount of history behind each number too – something you wouldn't get if you were only looking for 45s. Titles include "White Water" by The Reveliers, "The Psychedelic Worm" by Johnny & The Hurricanes, "Wax Em Down" by The Avantis, "Night Creature" by The Gigolos, "The Spur" by The Ventures, "Car Hop" by The Exports, "Loch Lamond Rock" by The Ramrods, "Flat Tyre" by The Reveliers, "Ghost Train" by The Swanks, and "Showboat" by The Rondels. CD
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VariousMuro King Of Diggin – Diggin' Salsoul Breaks ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
Great grooves from Salsoul Records – but served up in a way that's quite different than usual, with a very strong emphasis on the more break-heavy side of the spectrum! The tracks here still come from the same club and disco sources you'll know from Salsoul – but in the hands of DJ Muro, the get a special focus towards the old school – honed in to the most funky, most snapping elements of the cuts – in ways that really unlock a whole new understanding of the label! Muro never messes with the tracks too much – but he does bring them together in ways that re-emphasize his skill as a master selector – in a mix of 22 tracks that includes "Slap Slap Lickey Lap" by Instant Funk, "Sadie" by Joe Bataan, "Psyched Up" by Dr Perri Johnson, "The Incredible Hump" by Sound On Sound Productions, "I Like It Like That" by Inner Life, "High" by Skyy", "Win Tonight" by Edwin Birdsong, "Sugar Frosted Lover" by Flakes, "Kongas Fun" by Kongas, "Sun God" by Tierra, "El Caravanero" by Chocolat, and "Girl From Ipanema/Brazilian Nights" by Gary Criss. CD

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VariousPop Goes The Easel – The Start Of The Swinging Sixties ... CD
El (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99
A mad mix of soundtrack styles – pulled together in support of a mighty cool package that showcases the best of the British art films of the early 60s! By this point, UK cinema was really coming into its own – and finding a fresh voice that was neither influenced by American productions, nor slavishly tied to other European cinematic styles – but was instead a new mode that packed all the power and punch of London in the swinging 60s. The music here is sometimes rock, sometimes jazz, sometimes other styles that were bubbling under in the UK – and tracks are performed by a diverse group that includes the John Barry Seven, Craig Douglas, Chris Barber, Barba Windsor, Jet Harris, The Spotnicks, The Wayfarers, Jimmy Crawford, John Dankworth, and many others – and the package features music from the films Whistle Down The Wind, It's Trad Dad, Just For Fun, Victim, The Painted Smile, Pop Goes The Easel, Idle On Parade, The Amorous Prawn, Play It Cool, and All Night Long. CD

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VariousRare Psych, Moogs, & Brass – Sonoton 1969 to 1981 ... CD
Sonoton/Hidden Treasures (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
One of the coolest sound library sets we've ever heard – and a collection that really lives up to its title! There's plenty of fuzz in the mix here – on both the guitars and keyboards – but the tunes are never trippy, as they're almost always funky – very forward-moving, with tight orchestrations that echo some of the best crime and action film styles of the time! And there's definitely some sweet moogy moments, too – but never spare or spacey, and instead just mixed with funky drums and and heavy bass – to give those sweet keyboards a very groovy focus. Titles include "Newcomer" by Walt Rockman, "Action One" by Sammy Burdson, "Vision Receiver" by Walter Rauxel, "Moog & Brass" by Sammy Burdson, "Life In The Fast Lane" by John Fiddy & Sammy Burdson, "70s Fun Pop" by Otto Sieben, "Big Brother Is Watching You" by Helmuth Brandenburg, "High Tension" by Sven Perner, and "Towerstreet 17" by Gerhard Narholz. CD
Also available Rare Psych, Moogs, & Brass – Sonoton 1969 to 1981 ... LP 23.99

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VariousRare Psych, Moogs, & Brass – Sonoton 1969 to 1981 ... LP
Sonoton/Hidden Treasures (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $23.99
One of the coolest sound library sets we've ever heard – and a collection that really lives up to its title! There's plenty of fuzz in the mix here – on both the guitars and keyboards – but the tunes are never trippy, as they're almost always funky – very forward-moving, with tight orchestrations that echo some of the best crime and action film styles of the time! And there's definitely some sweet moogy moments, too – but never spare or spacey, and instead just mixed with funky drums and and heavy bass – to give those sweet keyboards a very groovy focus. Titles include "Newcomer" by Walt Rockman, "Action One" by Sammy Burdson, "Vision Receiver" by Walter Rauxel, "Moog & Brass" by Sammy Burdson, "Life In The Fast Lane" by John Fiddy & Sammy Burdson, "70s Fun Pop" by Otto Sieben, "Big Brother Is Watching You" by Helmuth Brandenburg, "High Tension" by Sven Perner, and "Towerstreet 17" by Gerhard Narholz. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rare Psych, Moogs, & Brass – Sonoton 1969 to 1981 ... CD 19.99

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VariousVelvet Tinmine – 20 Junk Shop Glam Ravers ... CD
RPM (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A walloping collection of singles from the hard-charging bubble gum glam era – tunes that go far beyond the more art school inclined sensibility of the Bowie/Eno/Roxy Music set – and more indicative of the giddy fun of the Bay City Rollers and Slade, mixed with the heavy crunch of T Rex! Adrenaline-fueled, pre-punk power chord mania that's one fun track after another! 20 tracks in all: "Rebels Rule" by Iron Virgin, "Another School Day" by Hello, "Let's Get The Party Going" by Warwick, "Kick Your Boots Off" by Sisters, "Big Wheel Turning" by Flame, "Rock Star" by Bearded Lady, "(Baby) I Gotta Go" by Simon Turner, "Va Va Voom" by Grett Smiley, "Neo City" by the Plod, "Bay City Rollers We Love You" yb Tartan Horde, "Kick Out The Jams" by Tubthumper and more! CD

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Joe Cuba SextetBang! Bang! Push! Push! Push! ... CD
Tico, 1966. New Copy ... Around August 1, 2014 (delayed)
A Latin classic from the word "bang"! This album was the one that busted Joe Cuba out of the Latin ghetto – into the sound of 60s soul, early funk, and beyond. The record's a stone winner – filled with boogaloo tracks delivered by Joe's firey young sextet, a killer ensemble that was setting the Latin world on its ear at the time. The title track – "Bang Bang" – is one of those tracks that you'll recognize from a million references, but which never sounds as good as it does on this impeccable version from Joe. The whole album follows in a similar suit – blending Latin, jazz, and soul with effortless ease – shifting between English and Spanish lyrics in a genre-busting style that really captures all the freshness of the era. The whole thing's great, and titles include "Asi Soy", "Alafia", "Triste", "Mujer Divina", "Oh Yeah", "Sock It To Me", and the "Bang Bang" follow-up, "Push, Push, Push". Great, hard, and a heck of a lot of fun! CD

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New Ray West & OCRay's Café – deluxe edition ... CD
Red Apples 45, 2014. New Copy ... Early September, 2014
A nice set of jazzy hip hop from producer Ray West and DITC veteran OC – on what' officially billed as an EP, but at 9 tracks strong, it's closer to an actually LP – and it's a strong one! Ray's Café carries a smoky 70s soul and jazz nightclub theme, with beats that bring that vision to life, but the rhymes have plenty of contemporary references. Fresh, vibrant and timeless! Titles include "Ray's Café", "Have Fun", "Soul Kitchen", "Go Back" feat Milano & AG, "Lovers", "Breaking Rules", "YMI" and "Gotta Love It". CD

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Nelson Riddle/Adam West & Burt WardBatman – Original Television Soundtrack ... CD
20th Century/Universal, 1966. New Copy ... Around October 7, 2014
Holy Soundtracks! Of all the knock-off Batman albums from the 60s, this one's the only legit soundtrack to the Batman TV show! The album's as great as you might think, and waaaay better than any other Batman LP from the time. Why? Well, because it's actually got loads of the original music from the show, with the themes you remember, as you heard them, and not a bunch of watered-down tracks inspired by the show. Plus (and this is the best part!), it's got loads of dialogue from the show in between the tracks – which makes listening to the record as fun as watching the show! Titles include "Batman Pows The Penguin", "Batman Riddles The Riddler", "Gotham City", "Batman Thaws Mr Freeze", and "To The Batmobile!" CD

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Nelson Riddle/Adam West & Burt WardBatman – Original Television Soundtrack ... LP
20th Century/Universal, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... Around October 7, 2014
Holy Soundtracks! Of all the knock-off Batman albums from the 60s, this one's the only legit soundtrack to the Batman TV show! The album's as great as you might think, and waaaay better than any other Batman LP from the time. Why? Well, because it's actually got loads of the original music from the show, with the themes you remember, as you heard them, and not a bunch of watered-down tracks inspired by the show. Plus (and this is the best part!), it's got loads of dialogue from the show in between the tracks – which makes listening to the record as fun as watching the show! Titles include "Batman Pows The Penguin", "Batman Riddles The Riddler", "Gotham City", "Batman Thaws Mr Freeze", and "To The Batmobile!" LP, Vinyl record album

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Whole Darn FamilyWhole Darn Family Has Arrived ... LP
Soul International/Amherst, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
An excellent bit of funk – and one of those records that folks were digging for way back in the days when folks were hardly digging for obscure funk records! The album's centerpiece is the classic "Seven Minutes of Funk", a biiiig sample cut from the early days (think EPMD), and a beautiful slow track that's in a class by itself when it comes to funk – sly, sinister, and with a heavy groove that's held up beautifully over the years! Other tunes follow in a similarly tight funk mode – played with lots of sharp edges, and some great energy by the group. In addition to "Seven Minutes Of Fun", other titles include "New Yorkin", "I'm Hurt", "You Know That You Liked", "Ain't Nothing But Something To Do", and a version of "Fly Away Love Bird", which was cut by Larry Saunders, who was also on the Soul International label. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Whole Darn FamilyWhole Darn Family Has Arrived ... LP
Soul International, 1976. Poor ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent bit of funk – and one of those records that folks were digging for way back in the days when folks were hardly digging for obscure funk records! The album's centerpiece is the classic "Seven Minutes of Funk", a biiiig sample cut from the early days (think EPMD), and a beautiful slow track that's in a class by itself when it comes to funk – sly, sinister, and with a heavy groove that's held up beautifully over the years! Other tunes follow in a similarly tight funk mode – played with lots of sharp edges, and some great energy by the group. In addition to "Seven Minutes Of Fun", other titles include "New Yorkin", "I'm Hurt", "You Know That You Liked", "Ain't Nothing But Something To Do", and a version of "Fly Away Love Bird", which was cut by Larry Saunders, who was also on the Soul International label. LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Vinyl has numerous marks and plays with crackling. Cover has split seams, with a piece of clear tape on top.)
Also available Whole Darn Family Has Arrived ... LP

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New VariousEccentric Soul – The Forte Label ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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 the first place – and brings together a really wonderful batch of rare singles that work perfectly as a whole album – no filler, no trans-genre stepping, and just a rock-solid batch of soul cuts that you'd have to dig deep in the American underground to find this strongly! The package is wonderful – plenty of notes, photos, and the usual Numero sense of history – but even without all that, the music is more than enough – a smoking pile of singles that includes "Whtever You Do" by Gene Williams, "I'm Gonna Get Your Thing" by Lee Harris, "Baby Your Love Is Amazing" by The Four Darlings, "I'll Never Be Satisfied" by Tony Ashley & The Delicates, "Baby Be Good" by The Rayons, "With Fun In My Life" by James Whitney, "Reaching For Our Star" by Sharon Revoal, "Daddy Don't Know About Sugar Bear" by Marva Whitney, and "Cry Night & Day" by The Fantasticks. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Bar-KaysFlying High On Your Love ... CD
Mercury/RSI, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great step forward for The Bar-Kays – an album that actually has them taking on a few mellower moments, amidst the heavy funk you might expect – yet all without softening their groove at all! The album's very much in the best spirit of the group's Mercury debut – still recorded in Memphis, with production that's tight, but never uptight – enough to firmly put the group at the top of the funk superstar scene of the mid 70s, yet never sell out the rich Memphis groove that first got them going! Titles include "You Can't Run Away", "Let's Have Some Fun", "Can't Keep My Hands Off You", "Whatever It Is", and "Shut the Funk Up". CD
(Out of print.)

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New Bar-KaysFlying High On Your Love ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great step forward for The Bar-Kays – an album that actually has them taking on a few mellower moments, amidst the heavy funk you might expect – yet all without softening their groove at all! The album's very much in the best spirit of the group's Mercury debut – still recorded in Memphis, with production that's tight, but never uptight – enough to firmly put the group at the top of the funk superstar scene of the mid 70s, yet never sell out the rich Memphis groove that first got them going! Titles include "You Can't Run Away", "Let's Have Some Fun", "Can't Keep My Hands Off You", "Whatever It Is", and "Shut the Funk Up". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a few creases and some stains on the opening.)

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New Central LineCentral Line Collection ... CD
Mercury (UK), Early 80s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A long-overdue look at one of the greatest 80s groove bands around – the mighty Central Line, one of the few British soul groups to really kick it up back in the day! Central Line had a sound that was very much in the spirit of the times – a sweeeet blend of bass riffing, keyboards, and nice electro touches – always done with a soulful approach to the vocals that nicely offsets the electronics! The set's got 16 tracks in all – original and Larry Levan remixes of "Walking Into Sunshine", plus the tracks "I Need Your Love", "Don't Tell Me", "Shake It Up", "That's No Way To Treat My Love", "Surprise Surprise", "Nature Boy", "You've Said Enough", "Goodbye", "Bad Floyd", "Time For Some Fun", and "Lost In Love". CD
 
 
 



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