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Ray Parker JrAfter Dark (with bonus tracks) ... CD
1987. New Copy .... Winter 2014 (delayed)
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Ray Parker JrGhostbusters (album, inst, extended, dub) (10 inch glow-in-the-dark single) (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... 12-inch
1984. New Copy (pic cover, reissue).... Mid-April, 2014
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the close of business on Saturday, 4/19/14. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on that day. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, after the close of business on Record Store Day, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Numbered, limited edition!)

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New Ray Parker JrOther Woman ... LP
Arista, 1982. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ray Parker steps out here with the other woman – with a groove that's somewhat different than his earlier sound with Raydio! There's a slightly sharper edge than before – almost a rockish influence in some of the instrumentation, which is a key factor in helping Parker's crossover in the 80s – one that had undeniable impact on the sound of other mainstream soul. At times, it's almost as if there's a slight hint of new wave inspiration in the rhythms and instrumentation – used very sparingly, but quite different than earlier Raydio funk and soul. Parker's vocals are more pronounced than before too – almost with a bite on the upbeat numbers – but warmly soulful on the mellower cuts, which we still like best. Titles include "Stay The Night", The Other Woman", "Street Love", "Let's Get Off", "Stop, Look Before You Leave", and "Let Me Go". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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New Ray Parker Jr & RaydioTwo Places At The Same Time ... LP
Arista, 1980. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Solid funky work from Ray Parker Jr & Raydio – a set that's lean and focused, and still very much in the earlier Raydio groove! Parker's still a bit away from the spotlight at this point – leaving the band to have the strongest role in the record, which is a great thing, given how well they strike a soulful groove – blending funkier rhythms with smoother soul production, all to set Ray up for lead vocals. Titles include "Two Places At The Same Time", "It's Time To Party Now", "Can't Keep From Cryin", "For Those Who Like To Groove", and "Tonight's The Night". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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New Ray Parker JrOther Woman (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1982. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Ray Parker steps out here with the other woman – with a groove that's somewhat different than his earlier sound with Raydio! There's a slightly sharper edge than before – almost a rockish influence in some of the instrumentation, which is a key factor in helping Parker's crossover in the 80s – one that had undeniable impact on the sound of other mainstream soul. At times, it's almost as if there's a slight hint of new wave inspiration in the rhythms and instrumentation – used very sparingly, but quite different than earlier Raydio funk and soul. Parker's vocals are more pronounced than before too – almost with a bite on the upbeat numbers – but warmly soulful on the mellower cuts, which we still like best. Titles include "Stay The Night", The Other Woman", "Street Love", "Let's Get Off", "Stop, Look Before You Leave", and "Let Me Go". 3 bonus tracks on this FTG CD edition: "The Other Woman (12" Version)", "Bad Boy (7" Version) and "The Other Woman (Instrumental)". CD

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New Ray Parker Jr & RaydioWoman Needs Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1981. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
The start of Ray Parker's big hit run of the 80s – a set that has the Raydio group stripped down to just a duo behind Ray, and Parker very firmly out in the lead on vocals! The title hit's a smooth standard that's kept on going for many years – just the kind of cut that crossed Ray over to a big audience that would hang on for most of the decade – but the record still has plenty of the funkier soul touches that bear the Raydio name, including some tight rhythms from drummer Ollie E Brown, who also co-produced part of the set with Ray. Some tunes are a bit softer than before, but never too mellow – and titles include "A Woman Needs Love Just Like You Do", "So Into You", "It's Your Night", "Still In The Groove", "That Old Song", "Old Pro","All In The Way You Get Down" and "You Can't Fight What You Feel". CD features three bonus tracks – "All In The Way You Get Down (Remix)", "It's Your Night (7" Version)", and "A Woman Needs Love Just Like You Do (7" Version)". CD
 
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Randy HallI Belong To You ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy .... $18.99
A catchy slice of mid 80s soul from Randy Hall – an excellent musician who handles quite a bit of the instrumentation, on top of being a charismatic singer – and this one's produced by Ray Parker Jr, whose ear for catchy hooks is in top form! Hall spins a lot of plates on his own – most of the vocals, some guitar, bass, keys and programming – but there's a lot of other great players in the studio, including producer Parker – and that dedication to real musicianship puts I Belong To You on higher level than a lot of pop soul, circa '84! Great stuff! Includes "I've Been Watching You (Jamie's Girl)", "A Gentleman", "Feel My Eyes", "She's My Little Star", 'I Want To Touch You", "I Belong To You", "A Real Man" and more. CD

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Charlie ParkerSwedish Schnapps – Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 ... LP
Verve, Early 50s. Very Good+ .... $9.99
A late 50s album that issues some killer combo material by Bird! One half of the album features work by a group that includes Red Rodney, John Lewis, Ray Brown, and Kenny Clarke – and the other features Parker with Miles Davis, Walter Bishop Jr, Max Roach, and Teddy Kotick. Tracks are short, and include some classics – and the album includes alternate takes of 4 numbers. Titles include "Si Si", "Swedish Schnapps", "Back Home Blues", "Lover Man", "Au Privave", "She Rote", and "Star Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM stereo pressing. Cover has a sticker in one corner.)

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VariousCosmic Disco?! Cosmic Rock!!! ... CD
Eskimo (UK), Early 80s. Used .... $11.99
A cool collection of electronic tunes from years past – mostly early 80s numbers, mixed by Marco Dionig and Daniele Baldelli – the latter of whom really helped transform the European scene with his famous nightclub work! The music here marks the shift that Baldelli made with his Cosmic nightclub at the end of the 70s – a move into darker rhythms after years of disco interest – a shift that was aided nicely by some of the more electronic tunes of the post-punk and post-prog years overseas. Tracks on the set are from a really surprising blend of sources, but they all come together beautifully in the mix – and titles include "Say Something" by Fra Lippo Lippi, "Night Like This" by The Romantics, "Mosche Bildt Njet" by Strafe Fur Rebellion, "Body Heat" by Alicia Bridges, "Dansparc" by Martha & The Muffins, "Break Down Barriers" by Translator, "Ink Man" by Kevin Harrison, "Positive Negative" by Positive Noise, "The Other Woman" by Ray Parker Jr, "Ulster Defense" by Bronx Irish Catholics, "Better Be Good To Me" by Spider, "Potatoland Theme" by Spirit, "I Got Your Number" by La Bionda, "Prepare To Energize" by Torch Song, and "50 In A 25 Zone" by Dream Syndicate. CD

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New Gene PageClose Encounters/Love Starts After Dark ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1977/1980. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A pair of great albums from one of the coolest soul arrangers of the 70s – back to back on a single CD! Close Encounters is a cool collection of space-themed club tracks from Gene Page – and possibly one of his greatest albums of the 70s – dispite a gimmicky approach! There's a tightly soaring feel to most of the cuts that's Page at his best – arranging fully with styles borrowed from Barry White, but also hitting with a bit of Philly inspiration too – never too over the top, and never too commercially driven as you might expect from the concept. There's some great moogy bits on the record – and plenty of great session players who include David T Walker and Wah Wah Watson on guitars, Jack Ashford on percussion, and Ernie Watts on alto sax. Great Phillinganes sings a bit on the record – and titles include "Star Trek", "Close Encounters", "Saturn", "Dancin In The Sky", "I Feel Like I've Been Livin", "Beyond The Hole Space", and "I Sho Like To Ride On Your Star". Love Starts After Dark is a wonderfully well-rounded set from superstar arranger Gene Page – quite possibly his most fully-formed album as a lead act on his own! The set's got some great standout groovers – the kind of club cuts that have the vibe that Gene was doing well for so many others – and it's also got some mellow moments served up with a depth that's almost unexpected – thanks partly to some great vocals from Merry Clayton, Phyllis St James, and Charmaine Sylvers – all of whom help the album shine. Tracks are penned by Leon Ware, Leon Sylvers, Ray Parker Jr, and Joe Sample – and titles include "With You In The Night", "Second Time Around", "Put A Little Love In Your Lovin", "Love Starts After Dark", "You Are The Meaning Of This Song", and "I Wanna Dance". CD
 
 
 



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