All Categories — All Formats




Items/page
CDs (10) new/usedLPs (10) new/used12-Inch (2 used)All (22)* Search:

Melba Moore

 

Sort by
Exact matches: 15
Exact matches1
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreCloser ... CD
Epic/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. Used ... $9.99
An overlooked set from Melba Moore – an Epic session from the start of the 80s, and one that's served up with a nicely understated groove! There's a bit of disco in the mix, but the sound's never too far over the top – and in a way, Melba's working in the same sophisticated territory as some of the Philly International singers of the same generation – moving past easy club or chart soul, into a well-rounded, fully mature mix of music. Given the great vocals that Moore's always brought to her music, the format is a great way for her to keep on growing – as you'll hear on titles that include "Closer", "Something On Your Mind", "Shame", "Next To You", "Rest Inside My Love", and "Never Gonna Let You Get Away". CD

Exact matches2
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Melba MooreDancin With Melba (with bonus track) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1979. Used ... $9.99
A album of club tracks, as you might guess from the title, but every bit as strong as Melba More's other work from the late 70s! The album's got some top-shelf club help throughout – including production from Van McCoy and McFadden & Whitehead, the latter of whom also contributed a few key tracks – and the whole thing's also mixed by Richie Rivera with a soaring, spacious sound, and one that's never too cloyingly commercial. Melba's strong vocals are right at home in the setting, and even the longer tracks don't seem to dampen her enthusiasm at all. Titles include "Standing Right Here", "Free", "Play Boy Scout", "Promised Land", and "Make Me Believe In You". CD features a bonus 12" version of "This Is It". CD
(Out of print.)

Exact matches3
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreLot Of Love ... LP
Capitol, 1986. Very Good ... $0.49
Crisp, warm and nicely grooving mid 80s modern soul from Melba Moore – one her most consistent albums of the period and probably the biggest hit of career! The team of writers and producers on the album include Kashif, Paul Lawrence, Gene McFadden and other heavies – and it's pretty remarkable how perfectly suited to Melma's wonderful voice the whole record is. The first half features the more danceable, synth flavored 80s sounds the the second half has some great ballads – including the great duet "A Little Bit More" with Freddie Jackson – but Melba shines even brighter on her own! Other tracks include "Love The One I'm With (A Lot Of Love) "There I Go Falling In Love Again", "You Trip Me Out", "Falling", "Stay", "Don't Go Away", and "I'm Not Gonna Let You Go" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

Exact matches4
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreMiss Thing (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1979. Near Mint- ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

Exact matches5
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreOther Side Of The Rainbow (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An early 80s classic from Melba Moore – best known for one of her biggest hits, "Love's Comin' At Ya", an enduring number that's got an irresistible groove! Like many of Melba's other albums, this one does a wonderful job of delivering radio-friendly pop soul and still hitting us on a deeper soul level – with some great vocal work from Melba! Her voice soars over the period production details that sound fresh once again. Other titles include "Underlove", "Mind Up Tonight", "How's Love Been Treating You", "I Can't Help Myself (Sugar-Pie Honey Bunch)" and "The Other Side Of The Rainbow". This edition includes 3 bonus tracks: "Underlove (M&M Mix)", "Love's Comin' At Ya (Instrumental)" and "Mind Up Tonight (Instrumental)". CD

Exact matches6
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MoorePick Me Up, I'll Dance (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1978. Very Good ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

Exact matches7
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreRead My Lips (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An early 80s set from Melba Moore – recorded at a time when she was really coming into her own! Read My Lips has Melba working nicely with some tight Capitol soul backings – often a bit heavy on the beats, but in a way that guides the tunes strongly from the bottom, and lets Melba's vocals really shine over the top! The instrumentation is heavy on the keyboards, and also features some polished guitars – and production is by Beau Huggins and the Hush Productions team – on titles that include "The Love Of A Lifetime", "Read My Lips", "I Can't Believe It", "When You Love Me Like This", "King Of My Heart", "Winner", and "Mind Over Matter". CD features lots of bonus tracks – including "I Can't Believe It (ext version)", "Read My Lips (special mix)", "When You Love Me Like This (special club)", "Winner (inst)", "Read My Lips (ext)", and "When You Love Me Like This (monster groove mix)". CD

Exact matches8
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreRead My Lips/Never Say Never ... CD
Capitol/Bluebird (UK), 1983/1985. Used ... $18.99
Two early 80s sets from Melba Moore – both recorded at a time when she was really coming into her own! Read My Lips has Melba working nicely with some tight Capitol soul backings – often a bit heavy on the beats, but in a way that guides the tunes strongly from the bottom, and lets Melba's vocals really shine over the top! The instrumentation is heavy on the keyboards, and also features some polished guitars – and production is by Beau Huggins and the Hush Productions team – on titles that include "The Love Of A Lifetime", "Read My Lips", "I Can't Believe It", "When You Love Me Like This", "King Of My Heart", "Winner", and "Mind Over Matter". Never Say Never is almost even better – a set done with a good bit of help from Kashif – who sings a bit and plays keyboards – along with Paul Lawrence Jones, whose keys also shine brightly on the set! There's a nicely jazzy undercurrent to some of the best numbers – that flowing 80s groove style that's never too overdone, and which does a good job of reigning in some of Melba's too-commercial tendencies. Titles include "Lean On Me", "Lovin Touch", "Never Say Never", "Love Me Right", "Keepin My Lover Satisfied", and "Got To Have Your Love". CD
(Out of print.)

Exact matches9
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreWhat A Woman Needs ... LP
EMI, 1981. Near Mint- ... $4.99
An early 80s set from Melba Moore – with some bubbling club soul grooves carried over from the 70s, plus spacier and funkier touches – largely produced by McFadden & Whitehead and featuring Kashif on moog bass! Given the production style here and the release date, we get the feeling that Melba & co. were resisting the prominent drum machine sound and otherwise more programmed backdrops that were taking hold in chart soul at the time, and even if she'd succeed with the more pronounced 80s vibe just a little later on, this record still feels plenty modern to our ears. A slept on gem! Includes "Let's Stand Together", "Your Sweet Lovin'", "What A Woman Needs", "Take My Love", "Overnight Sensation", "Each Second", "Piece Of The Rock", "Let's Go Back To Lovin" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a small tear on the opening.)
Also available What A Woman Needs (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

Exact matches10
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreWhat A Woman Needs (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An early 80s set from Melba Moore – with some bubbling club soul grooves carried over from the 70s, plus spacier and funkier touches – largely produced by McFadden & Whitehead and featuring Kashif on moog bass! Given the production style here and the release date, we get the feeling that Melba & co. were resisting the prominent drum machine sound and otherwise more programmed backdrops that were taking hold in chart soul at the time, and even if she'd succeed with the more pronounced 80s vibe just a little later on, this record still feels plenty modern to our ears. A slept on gem! Includes "Let's Stand Together", "Your Sweet Lovin'", "What A Woman Needs", "Take My Love", "Overnight Sensation", "Each Second", "Piece Of The Rock", "Let's Go Back To Lovin" and more. This CD includes 2 bonus tracks: "Take My Love (Edited 12" Version)" and "Just You, Just Me". CD
Also available What A Woman Needs ... LP 4.99

Exact matches11
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Paul Paray/John Corigliano/Melba MooreNaked Carmen ... LP
Mercury, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A weird and wild concept album – a 70s recasting of Bizet's Carmen, with some cool moogy touches, and vocals from Melba Moore! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

Exact matches12
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreLot Of Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1986. New Copy ... Summer 2014
Crisp, warm and nicely grooving mid 80s modern soul from Melba Moore – one her most consistent albums of the period and probably the biggest hit of career! The team of writers and producers on the album include Kashif, Paul Lawrence, Gene McFadden and other heavies – and it's pretty remarkable how perfectly suited to Melma's wonderful voice the whole record is. The first half features the more danceable, synth flavored 80s sounds the the second half has some great ballads – including the great duet "A Little Bit More" with Freddie Jackson – but Melba shines even brighter on her own! Other tracks include "Love The One I'm With (A Lot Of Love) "There I Go Falling In Love Again", "You Trip Me Out", "Falling", "Stay", "Don't Go Away", and "I'm Not Gonna Let You Go" and more. This FTG edition has 5 bonus remixes, extended and alternate versions: "Love The One I'm With (A Lot Of Love) (extended version)", "It's Been So Long (extended remix)", "A Little Bit More (radio edit)" and more. CD
Also available Lot Of Love ... LP 0.49

Exact matches13
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Melba MooreNever Say Never (with bonus track) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... Summer 2014
Melba Moore at the height of her 80s powers – stepping out here with help from Kashif, who sings a bit and plays keyboards – along with Paul Lawrence Jones, whose keys also shine brightly on the set! There's a nicely jazzy undercurrent to some of the best numbers – that flowing 80s groove style that's never too overdone, and which does a good job of reigning in some of Melba's too-commercial tendencies – and the quality of the record is a great example of the way that Moore could hold things together, even when reaching for a larger audience. Titles include "Lean On Me", "Lovin Touch", "Never Say Never", "Love Me Right", "Keepin My Lover Satisfied", and "Got To Have Your Love". CD also features a bonus track – "Love Me Right (ext rmx)". CD

Exact matches14
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Melba MooreMelba (Epic) ... LP
Epic/CBS, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "You Stepped Into My Life", "Happy", "Pick Me Up I'll Dance", "There's No Other Like You", "Together Forever", and "It's Hard Not To Like You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

Exact matches15
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Melba MooreCloser (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked set from Melba Moore – an Epic session from the start of the 80s, and one that's served up with a nicely understated groove! There's a bit of disco in the mix, but the sound's never too far over the top – and in a way, Melba's working in the same sophisticated territory as some of the Philly International singers of the same generation – moving past easy club or chart soul, into a well-rounded, fully mature mix of music. Given the great vocals that Moore's always brought to her music, the format is a great way for her to keep on growing – as you'll hear on titles that include "Closer", "Something On Your Mind", "Shame", "Next To You", "Rest Inside My Love", and "Never Gonna Let You Get Away". CD features four bonus tracks – "You Stepped Into My Life (7" mix)", "Pick Me Up I'll Dance (7" mix)", "Burn (special disco mix)", and "Night People (12" mix)". CD
Also available Closer ... CD 9.99
 
Possible matches: 7
Possible matches16
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Hubert LawsLaw's Cause ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good ... $3.99
A wicked mix of Latin influences, mod sounds, and 60s soul jazz – all set up beautifully to showcase the flute of a young Hubert Laws! The album's got a nice little bounce right from the start – with some traces of Atlantic soul elements – but it soon moves into some of the more sophisticated territory that you'd hear on Laws albums in the 70s – that wonderful tone, and great sense of space. Chick Corea handled the arrangements, and comes up with some really groovy sounds – and the album includes the tune "No More", with vocals by Melba Moore – plus "Windows", "Shades of Light", "If You Knew", and "Please Let Go". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label pressing.)

Possible matches17
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Galt MacDermotCotton Comes To Harlem ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Very Good- ... $19.99
A funky classic from Galt MacDermot! The record is Galt's score for the blacksploitation film that starred Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St Jacques – and it's a mix of vocal and instrumental tunes that takes off from the sound of his late 60s work. Melba Moore sings on a few cuts – and others have lyrics sung by George Tipton, Sakinah, Leta Galloway, and Denise Dillpena, mostly in a early 70s pop soul sort of mode. The instrumentals are actually the best bits, though – with those odd little rhythms that Galt could hit when he really wanted to! Titles include "Man In Distress", "Harlem Medley", "Black Enough", "Stockyard", "Deke", "Ed & Digger", "Coffin Ed & Gravedigger", and "Harlem By Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear, a cut corner, a few splash stains, and splitting on the spine and bottom seam.)

Possible matches18
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Garry Sherman & Luthern HendersonPurlie ... LP
Ampex, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $3.99
With Melba Moore, Cleavon Little, Sherman Hemsley, and Linda Hopkins! LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a name in pen.)

Possible matches19
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Galt MacDermotHair – Original Broadway Cast Recording ... LP
RCA, 1968. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most influential musical moments of the 60s – Hair! Hair not only forever changed the concept of musical theater on Broadway, but it also gave the world an incredible array of groovy tunes with odd rhythms – and made a place for composer Galt MacDermot to continue his musical experiments for years to come – eventually influencing a generation of beatheads and hip hoppers as a result! This package features the official Broadway recording of the score – with singers who include Ronnie Dyson, Diane Keaton, and Melba Moore! Titles include "Aquarius", "Where Do I Go", "My Conviction", "Frank Mills", "Be In", "Abie Baby", "Colored Spade", and "Air". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover and label have a name in pen.)

Possible matches20
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Blood Sweat & TearsChild Is Father To The Man ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wild debut from Blood Sweat & Tears – one of those records that forever changed the face of popular music! The set's noteworthy not just for early vocals from Al Kooper – who was a key part of the group at their start – but also for key production work from a young John Simon – who helped arrange a bit, threw in a few musical touches, and really gave the group some focus on record – of the sort that would continue over the course of man albums. The set's got some added strings at points, and there's even some backup vocals from the duo of Valerie Simpson and Melba Moore. Titles include "Overture", "I Can't Quit Her", "Just One Smile", "Without Her", "My Days Are Numbered", "Morning Glory", and "So Much Love/Underture". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some wear.)

Possible matches21
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New Galt MacDermotCotton Comes To Harlem ... LP
United Artists, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A funky classic from Galt MacDermot! The record is Galt's score for the blacksploitation film that starred Godfrey Cambridge and Raymond St Jacques – and it's a mix of vocal and instrumental tunes that takes off from the sound of his late 60s work. Melba Moore sings on a few cuts – and others have lyrics sung by George Tipton, Sakinah, Leta Galloway, and Denise Dillpena, mostly in a early 70s pop soul sort of mode. The instrumentals are actually the best bits, though – with those odd little rhythms that Galt could hit when he really wanted to! Titles include "Man In Distress", "Harlem Medley", "Black Enough", "Stockyard", "Deke", "Ed & Digger", "Coffin Ed & Gravedigger", and "Harlem By Day". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cotton Comes To Harlem ... LP 19.99

Possible matches22
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
New VariousElegant Funk – Mixed By DJ Muro ... CD
EMI (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s/2011. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic mix of classic funky soul – from 70s dancefloor jazz funk on Blue Note, to group and solo soul efforts for other labels under the Capitol & EMI empire – mixed masterfully the DJ Muro on this excellent set from EMI Japan! It's a great batch of sophisticated, well produced jams geared for the dancefloor – be it Mizell-produced jazz funk, bouncy group soul, or early 80s grooves – numbers by Donald Byrd, Dayton, Rene & Angela, Melba Moore, Brass Construction, Pyrymyd, Perry & Sanlin, Tavares and more! It's a great continuous mix by Muro, who creates a pretty seamless flow of 25 tracks for 75 minutes of music: with "Wild Life" by Donald Byrd, "Keep On" by Tavares, "Say You Will" by Eddie Henderson, "Cutie Pie" by Dayton, "Breakdown" by Brass Construction, "We've Got Love Together" by Pyrymyd, "Keep Dancing" by Perry & Sanlin, "Rise" by Rene & Angela, "Feelin' Lucky Lately" by High Fashion and much more. CD
(Includes obi.)
 
 
 



Top