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Finis HendersonFinis ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1983. New Copy .... $13.99
A sweet 80s classic from Finis Henderson – and the kind of record that should have launched him on a much bigger run as a lead singer! Despite the plastic look of the cover, the album's really solidly put together – produced by Al McKay with a vibe that definitely echoes his work with ... (Soul) read more CD

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New High InergyLovin' Fever – The Best Of High Inergy ... CD
Motown/Expansion (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Finally, a sweet compilation of some of the best numbers from latter day Motown girl group High Inergy – sunny soul that shines especially brightly with the benefit of hindsight! They managed to hit the charts early on, but it's pretty easy to see how these ladies could be unjustly ... (Soul) read more CD

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High InergyShoulda Gone Dancin (vocal, inst) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1979. Near Mint- .... $0.99
(Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Motown Disco sleeve. Label has a small sticker.)

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Eddie HollandEddie Holland ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1962. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the earliest albums on Motown – and the only one ever cut by Eddie Holland! Eddie's best known as a producer, arranger, and songwriter – part of the holy Holland-Dozier-Holland trinity – but back in his early days, he was a soulful tenor, with a sound and style that was a ... (Soul) read more CD

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Brenda HollowayArtistry Of Brenda Holloway – With Bonus Tracks From The Motown Vaults ... CD
Motown/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy .... $18.99
A wonderful collection of work from Brenda Holloway – one that really digs deep to find some overlooked gems from her 60s years at Motown – including 8 previously unissued tracks! The core of the collection features The Artistry Of Brenda Holloway album – a late 60s UK-only ... (Soul) read more CD

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Thelma HoustonDevil In Me ... LP
Motown, 1977. Near Mint- .... $1.99
Thelma's one of those singers who must have been waiting years for disco to come around and help her find a reason to sing! Her career was slightly ill-timed in the beginning, coming along with a baroque soul beginning that was great, yet somewhat out of place in the early 70s. But enter a record ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, tape on the spine, and some creases.)

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Thelma HoustonRide To The Rainbow ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1979. New Copy .... $13.99
A bold little set from Thelma Houston – produced with a strong disco finish, in a way that makes the best of her fierce diva vocals! The album's got a unity that's nicely appreciated – especially since some of Houston's other records could be a bit too unfocused or overblown – ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Ride To The Rainbow ... LP 0.49

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Thelma Houston & Jerry ButlerThelma & Jerry/Two To One (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy .... $14.99
Both of Thelma Houston & Jerry Butler's duo records for Motown – back-to-back in a single set! 1977's Thelma & Jerry is up first – and it's a truly sweet pairing of the 2 legendary voices – tempering the more crossover disco mode that Thelma was working so strongly in ... (Soul) read more CD

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Thelman Houston & Jerry ButlerTwo To One ... LP
Motown, 1978. Sealed .... $1.99
Features arrangements by Willie Hutch, Van McCoy, and Terry Woodford. Titles include "Find A Way", "We Owe It To Ourselves", "Never Gonna Get Enough", "If It Would End", "Chicago Send Her Home", and "Don't Pity Me". ... (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is a bit shopworn.)

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Willie HutchFoxy Brown ... LP
Motown, 1974. New Copy (reissue).... $9.99
A monster! Foxy Brown is Willie Hutch's magnificent soundtrack for Foxy Brown – a Pam Grier blacksploitation film from the early 70s – and it's pure genius all the way through, a record filled with some of the best funky soundtrack cuts of the era! Willie's got a real Curtis Mayfield ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Willie HutchFoxy Brown ... CD
Motown, 1974. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A monster! Foxy Brown is Willie Hutch's magnificent soundtrack for Foxy Brown – a Pam Grier blacksploitation film from the early 70s – and it's pure genius all the way through, a record filled with some of the best funky soundtrack cuts of the era! Willie's got a real Curtis Mayfield ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Foxy Brown ... LP 9.99

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New Willie HutchMack ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used .... $3.99
CD reissue of Willie Hutch's classic score about pimpin' & mackin'! The album (and film) is virtually a handbook for junior grade hoods, and we can remember back around 1990, when the first wave of candy-ass hardcore hip hoppers were coming up, this was sort of a holy grail. And it still ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Willie HutchMack ... LP
Motown, 1973. New Copy (reissue).... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Long-overdue reissue to Willie Hutch's classic score about pimpin' & mackin'! The album (and film) is virtually a handbook for junior grade hoods, and we can remember back around '90 when the first wave of candy-ass hardcore hip hoppers were coming up, and this was sort of a holy grail. Still ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mack ... CD 3.99

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New Willie HutchMack ... CD
Motown, 1973. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Willie Hutch's classic score about pimpin' & mackin'! The album (and film) is virtually a handbook for junior grade hoods, and we can remember back around 1990, when the first wave of candy-ass hardcore hip hoppers were coming up, this was sort of a holy grail. And it still holds up nicely, ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Mack ... CD 3.99

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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 ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Willie HutchMark Of The Beast ... LP
Motown, 1974. Used .... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Willie HutchOde To My Lady ... CD
Motown/Soul Brother (UK), 1975. New Copy .... $16.99
An excellent soul album from the great Willie Hutch! The record's got more of a vocal focus than some of Willie's other albums – and his rich voice is perfectly set up in some sweet and soulful arrangements that have a full sound and a classy finish, but still a raw edge that keeps things ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Willie HutchVery Best Of Willie Hutch ... CD
Motown, 1970s. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Sweet funky soul from the great Willie Hutch – best known to most as the composer of the fantastic soundtracks for Foxy Brown and The Mack, but a heck of a great soul artist in his own right, with a wealth of great albums from the 70s! Willie's got a sweet raspy vocal style that's really ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Isley BrothersMotown Anthology ... CD
Motown (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD .... $14.99
A massive amount of Isley Brothers material recorded for Motown – almost more than we ever knew the trio recorded for the label! The 2CD set is filled with hard-hitting gems from these seminal years for the Isleys – a key time when they were turning their rough-edged groove towards ... (Soul) read more CD

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Chuck JacksonChuck Jackson Arrives ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
Chuck arrives at the Motown label – and already finds a fresh new sound that's different from his earlier years at Wand Records! Chuck only worked with Motown for a few short years, but his time at the label marked a big shift in his work – a move away from the more staid "Iceman&q ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Chuck JacksonChuck Jackson Arrives ... LP
Motown, 1968. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Chuck arrives at the Motown label – and already finds a fresh new sound that's different from his earlier years at Wand Records! Chuck only worked with Motown for a few short years, but his time at the label marked a big shift in his work – a move away from the more staid "Iceman&q ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with the deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Chuck Jackson Arrives ... CD 13.99

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Chuck JacksonGoin' Back To Chuck Jackson ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
A real change for Chuck Jackson! This album is the singer's first on Motown – and it's a striking departure from his earlier work on the Wand label, which was often done in a classier, more polished soul style that was more in keeping with the uptown mode of Wand's New York production. This ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Jermaine JacksonDoes Your Mama Know About Me/You're In Good Hands ... 7-inch
Motown, 1973. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have small stickers.)

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Jermaine JacksonJermaine (1972) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $13.99
Jermaine Jackson may never have hit the heights of his brother Michael – but he sure sounds like a real standout on this early solo album for Motown! The set's got the soaring feel of the best Jackson 5 material from the time – thanks to arrangements from HB Barnum, James Carmichael, ... (Soul) read more CD

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Jermaine JacksonLet's Get Serious ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1980. New Copy .... $13.99
Sweet solo grooves from Jermaine Jackson – and a record that shows he was one of the brothers who really had something to offer on the solo tip! The album's got a bouncy, ebullient groove right from the start – upbeat and positive, and really coming off the best Jackson's tip of the ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Jermaine JacksonMy Name Is Jermaine ... LP
Motown, 1976. Used Gatefold .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic bit of mid 70s Motown from Jermaine – sounding way different than Michael or his brothers on this set, and working in a full groove that's graced by some nice bass work on a few cuts! The album features the standout instrumental "Bass Odyssey" – which lets Jermaine's ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New Jermaine Jackson/Rick JamesLet Me Tickle Your Fancy (voc, inst)/Hard To Get (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1982. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered Motown promo sleeve.)

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Michael JacksonBen ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1972. New Copy .... $13.99
Michael Jackson strikes out on his own, and does a pretty darn nice job! The overall sound is prime Motown pop soul – with some very very tight arrangements by Gene Page, The Corporation, and James Carmichael – but there's also a bit more depth here too, an attempt to give Michael even ... (Soul) read more CD

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Michael JacksonBest Of Michael Jackson – 20th Century Masters Millennium Collection ... CD
Motown, Early 70s. Used .... $2.99
(Soul) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Michael JacksonEarly Classics With The Jackson 5 ... CD
Motown/Spectrum (UK), 1970s. Used .... $3.99
(Soul) CD

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New Michael JacksonGot To Be There ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Early Michael Jackson at his best – a brilliant solo album that sparkles with honest warmth and sweet soul energy! There's a gentleness to the tunes that's quite striking, but never childish – a simple and effective approach to the material that's sung in a manner that's years beyond ... (Soul) read more CD

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Michael JacksonHello World – Motown Solo Collection (Got To Be There/Ben/Music & Me/Forever Michael/Looking Back/Farewell My Summer/bonus) (3CD set) ... CD
Motown/Hip-O Select, Early 70s. Used 3CDs .... $22.99
An amazing tribute to the late Michael Jackson – a beautifully done package that brings together all of his early solo albums for Motown – plus some great bonus tracks as well – all wrapped up in a book-styled cover with lots of notes and vintage photos! The music here is ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Michael JacksonMusic & Me ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Classic early work by Michael Jackson – a record that has him stepping away from the Jackson 5, and really hitting a personal feel with some of the ballads – quite a surprise, given that his standout later solo work would be more focused on groovers! As with the Jackson 5 albums, the ... (Soul) read more CD

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Jackson 5ABC ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $13.99
A seminal step forward for this legendary group – easily one of the greatest albums they ever cut! With ABC, the Jacksons are expanding their sound with the club-oriented grooves of the time – using Holland, Dozier, and Holland on many cuts, trying for a similar soaring groove as some ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Jackson 5ABC ... LP
Motown, 1970. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A seminal step forward for this legendary group – easily one of the greatest albums they ever cut! With ABC, the Jacksons are expanding their sound with the club-oriented grooves of the time – using Holland, Dozier, and Holland on many cuts, trying for a similar soaring groove as some ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with some pen and scratches on the back.)
Also available ABC ... CD 13.99

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New Jackson 5Best Of Jackson 5 – 20 Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
Motown, Early 70s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Jackson 5Come & Get It – Rare Pearls (2CDs & 7" single) ... CD
Motown, Early 70s. Used .... $19.99
An amazing little package, and one that definitely lives up to the Rare Pearls promised in the title – as it served up nearly three albums' worth of unreleased tracks from the Motown vaults – all recorded during the glory days of the young Jackson 5! The quality level is amazing – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Still sealed!)

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Jackson 5Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
The fantastic first record from the Jackson 5 – and very much the stuff of legend all the way through! The tracks feature a number of tunes sung previously by other artists – but the quintet are already at a level that really transforms the material – not just through their ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Jackson 5I Want You Back/Who's Lovin You ... 7-inch
Motown, 1969. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Was there ever a more pure moment of Motown joy than "I Want You Back"? The tune's simply incredible – 2 minutes and 44 seconds of unbridled fun, groove, and soul – soaring strings, dancing congas, and beautiful vocals that were almost never matched again by the Jacksons! ... (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Motown sleeve.)

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New Jackson 5Looking Through The Windows (plus bonus track) ... CD
Motown, 1972. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Pure genius – like just about every other early Motown album by the Jackson 5! The vocals are sublime – almost even more perfect than on the first few records – and the group have some great help in the studio from arrangers like The Corporation, Willie Hutch, Johnny Bristol, and ... (Soul) read more CD

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Jackson 5Maybe Tomorrow ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... $13.99
A great early album by the Jacksons – with a monster batch of cuts arranged by Gene Page and The Corporation, all put together with a soulful groove that the group definitely lost on later albums! The highlight is the funky "It's Great To Be Here" – an excellent lesser-known ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Jackson 5Skywriter ... LP
Motown, 1973. Near Mint- .... $3.99
The Jackson 5, soaring to the skies – and writing their mighty Motown message with even more dynamic energy than before! The album has the group really stretching their wings – moving into some greatly grooving territory that hints at the dancefloor direction they'd take even more ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a name in pen.)

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New Jackson 5Soul Source – Jackson 5 Remixes ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), Early 70s. Used .... Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Jackson 5Third Album ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1970. New Copy .... $13.99
The Jacksons' third album for Motown – and definitely one that has the quintet moving full steam ahead! There's a sense of perfection here right from the get-go – that really put-together quality the boys hit with their second album, thanks to great studio help from The Corporation and ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Rick JamesReflections ... LP
Motown, 1984. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Kind of a "best of plus" set from Rick James – featuring some of his older work for Motown, plus a few new numbers to round out the set! As usual, the whole thing's written, arranged, and produced by the Super Freak himself – with that bass-heavy pop-funk groove that Rick ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Rick James feat Teena MarieYou And I (Extended M+M Mix)/Fire And Desire (Live) (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... 12-inch
Universal/Motown, Early 80s. New Copy (pic cover).... $21.99
Two previously unreleased gems from Rick James! "You & I" is a classic from Rick, but presented here in a John Morales mix that runs for almost 10 minutes long – and which really takes the track to the clubs! The flip features a live duet with Teena Marie on "Fire & ... (Soul) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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New Gloria JonesShare My Love ... LP
Motown, 1973. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A heavy heavy set from Gloria Jones – a record that features some killer Paul Riser arrangements that are right up there with the deepest Motown work of the early 70s! Jones' groove is always a bit different than most of her contemporaries – not the usual Motown bag, and really far-reac ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a bit of clear tape on the spine.)

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Jonah JonesAlong Came Jonah ... LP
Motown, 1969. Very Good+ .... $5.99
The trumpet of Jonah Jones gets a bit of a revival on this late 60s set cut for Motown – one that features Jonah punching it up over the top of some pretty standard Motown arrangements of pop and soul tunes. The record features a nice little funky version of "The End Of Our Road", ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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KemKemistry ... CD
Motown, 2003. Used .... $4.99
The debut release of a new soul superstar – the magnificent Kem, an all-in-one artist with a sound that's tremendous! Kem wrote, arranged, and produced the whole album himself – wrapped up in banks of keyboards, lush rhythms, and some exquisite vocals that have lots of nice jazzy ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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New Eddie KendricksKeep On Truckin' (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Motown, 1973. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great boogie number that almost started the genre, and which still holds up today! ... (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Gladys KnightGood Woman ... LP
Motown, 1991. Near Mint- .... $3.99
Smooth Gladys from later years – working without The Pips, but showing the world that she's still got a heck of a lot to offer! Includes duets with Dionne Warwick, Patti Labelle, and David Peaston – and a track list that includes "Men", "Meet Me In The Middle", ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gladys Knight & The PipsAnthology ... LP
Motown, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold .... $4.99
Although Gladys Knight & The Pips didn't cut their first recordings or their biggest recordings for Motown, they did still do a pretty nice job at the label – as you'll hear on this nice 2LP set that brings together a nice batch of their best tracks. Includes their original version of ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsEverybody Needs Love ... CD
SOUL/Motown (Japan), 1967. New Copy .... $13.99
A great resurgence in the career of Gladys Knight – her debut for Motown Records, and the beginning of a new wave of sophistication and soul in her sound! The style here is much more polished than the R&B-tinged feel of her earlier recordings – a warmly growing sound that really ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsIf I Were Your Woman ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A new level of sophistication for Gladys Knight – and a record that opened the door to the mellower style that would break big for her in the 70s! The title cut is almost worth the price of the record alone – a slow-stepping, blue-tinged number that perfectly blends Knight's lead ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsNeither One Of Us ... CD
SOUL/Motown (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A key moment in the career of Gladys Knight & The Pips – and a record that opens the group up to a whole new sound for the 70s! When Gladys Knight started out as a raw R&B-ish singer in the early 60s, nobody would have expected her to have such staying power – and to become one ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsStanding Ovation ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1971. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Almost a deeper soul sound than before from Gladys Knight – a record that features some very strong southern-styled production from Johnny Bristol and Clay McMurray – but in a way that reflects the new sort of "adult" mode of the time! The style here is a careful blend of the ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Stacy LattisawTake Me All The Way (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/FTG, 1986. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stacy Lattisaw's first album for Motown – the nicely grooving Take Me All The Way from 1986 – featuring production from some of the biggest and brightest modern soul producers in the game at the time, and most importantly, lovely vocals from Stacy! There's a cohesive modern vibe all ... (Soul) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Stacy LattisawWhat You Need ... LP
Motown, 1985. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a promo stamp & a spot of residue from price sticker removal.)

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New Shorty LongHere Comes Shorty Long – The Complete Motown Stereo Masters (Here Comes The Judge/Prime Of Shorty Long/bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Kent (UK), 1968/1969. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
The 2 fantastic albums Shorty Long cut for Soul/Motown – '68's funky Here Comes The Judge & '69's soulful Prime Of Shorty Long – a perfect pair, put together with 2 bonus tracks and great notes by the rare soul-reverent heroes at Kent UK! The CD kicks off with the Here Come The ... (Soul) read more CD

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LovesmithLovesmith ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1981. New Copy .... $13.99
Great group soul from the early 80s Motown years – a stellar set from Michael Smith and the Lovesmith group – the quartet he sung with before moving on as a solo act with the group's name in place of his own surname! Michael previously worked in The Smith Connection group in the 70s, ... (Soul) read more CD

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New LovesmithLovesmith ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1981. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great group soul from the early 80s Motown years – a stellar set from Michael Smith and the Lovesmith group – the quartet he sung with before moving on as a solo act with the group's name in place of his own surname! Michael previously worked in The Smith Connection group in the 70s, ... (Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Lovesmith ... CD 13.99

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New Bobby MBlow – Rick James Presents Bobby M ... CD
Motown/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
Bobby M is Bobby Militello – a sweet-blowing saxman who did some great studio work back in the day – and who steps out here with some nicely grooving arrangements from Lenny White and Bernard Wright! The set's a strong blend of soulful fusion and 80s groove – just the kind of ... (Soul) read more CD

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Magic LadyMagic Lady (Motown) ... LP
Motown, 1988. Near Mint- .... $4.99
An overlooked set of soul from Magic Lady – formerly the backing group with a host of 70s soul acts, stepping out here on a lesser-known album for Motown from the 80s! The girls still have some of the full sounds of their previous work, but they also lay back a bit and let the rhythms take ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New MandreM3000 ... LP
Motown, 1979. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
3rd album of futuristic soul from Mandre, with a bit less of the Dexter Wansel influenced sound we love so much about the first album, and more of the bass heavy sound that would predominate in the 80s, as well as a good bit of synthesized sounds and slick production flourishes, even a bit of ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a few creases.)

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Teena MarieIrons In The Fire (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown/Hip-O Select, 1980. Used .... $4.99
A stone classic from Teena Marie – one of her magical self-produced efforts for Motown! The record's a winner all the way through – with a depth to the vocals and backings that are steeped in the 70s styles of Minnie Riperton and Chaka Khan. A few tracks get a bit upbeat funky, but ... (Soul) read more CD

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Teena MarieIt Must Be Magic (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown, Early 80s. New Copy .... $4.99 9.98
Maybe the greatest album that Teena Marie ever cut – and that's saying a lot, given the strength of the lady's work for Motown! The set's got this bright, positive bounce that grabs you right from the start – but also moves into a depth that's way different than other funk albums of ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Teena MarieWild & Peaceful ... LP
Motown, 1979. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest female soul albums of the end of the 70s – and the bold-voiced debut of the lovely Teena Marie! Even on this first album, Teena's got a depth that goes way beyond most of her contemporaries – a brashness that hits hard on the funkier cuts on the record, but also a ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a few stains.)

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MarvelettesPlease Mr Postman ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1961. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the first great group albums on Motown – and a set that really paved the way for later albums by The Supremes, Martha & The Vandellas, and other Motown girl groups! The Marvelettes were easily one of the most perfectly-formed acts on the label at the start – and this smoking ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Mary Jane GirlsMary Jane Girls ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1983. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
The great first album from The Mary Jane Girls – easily their best, and an 80s pop soul delight all the way through! Rick James is firmly at the helm of the quartet for this release – and although the sound has elements of James' own crossover funk of the time, there's also an approach ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Mary Jane GirlsMary Jane Girls ... LP
Motown, 1983. Used .... Out Of Stock
The great first album from The Mary Jane Girls – easily their best, and an 80s pop soul delight all the way through! Rick James is firmly at the helm of the quartet for this release – and although the sound has elements of James' own crossover funk of the time, there's also an approach ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Mary Jane GirlsOnly Four You ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1985. New Copy .... $13.99
A lasting classic from the funky female foursome who were one of the biggest acts on Motown in the mid-80s – working here with super tight production and arrangements from Rick James – who also wrote all the songs on the record too! The girls' look is a bit dated, but their sound has ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Only Four You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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New Mary Jane GirlsOnly Four You ... LP
Motown, 1985. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lasting classic from the funky female foursome who were one of the biggest acts on Motown in the mid-80s – working here with super tight production and arrangements from Rick James – who also wrote all the songs on the record too! The girls' look is a bit dated, but their sound has ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)
Also available
Only Four You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99
Only Four You ... CD 13.99

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Mary Jane GirlsOnly Four You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1985. New Copy .... $24.99
A lasting classic from the funky female foursome who were one of the biggest acts on Motown in the mid-80s – working here with super tight production and arrangements from Rick James – who also wrote all the songs on the record too! The girls' look is a bit dated, but their sound has ... (Soul) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Only Four You ... CD 13.99

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Amos MilburnReturn Of The Blues Boss ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy .... $13.99
One of the most unique Motown albums of the early years – a rare appearance on the label by postwar R&B legend Amos Milburn – heard here in wonderful new setting! Milburn cut some killer 78 rpm singles in the late 40s – and established himself as one of the sharpest, hardest ... (Soul) read more CD

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New MiraclesCity Of Angels ... LP
Motown, 1975. Used Gatefold .... Out Of Stock
At the beginning of the 70s, Smokey Robinson and The Miracles parted company – and while to some, it might have looked like the group would flounder without the help of their famous leader, The Miracles hit the 70s wonderfully, and continued to grow tremendously as a group! Of course, part ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the fold over cover.)

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New MiraclesDo It Baby ... LP
Motown, 1974. Used .... Out Of Stock
It's the mid 70s, and The Miracles have been deserted by Smokey – but fortunately the group was extremely well trained in the harmony department, and this album's just about as good as anything they did with him on Motown! The record's got an excellent smooth harmony soul style – and ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New MiraclesHi, We're The Miracles ... LP
Motown, 1960. Used .... Out Of Stock
A great little album of sweet soul harmony tracks – mostly written by Smokey Robinson, and performed with the early version of The Miracles, a group that would go onto revolutionize group soul sounds in the 60s! Titles include "Shop Around", "Cause I Love You", "Don't ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing.)

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Miss Jones featuring The LoxLove Somebody Else (one-sided acetate) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1997. Near Mint- .... $4.99
(Hip Hop) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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MonitorsSay You – The Motown Anthology 1963 to 1968 (Greetings! We're The Monitors plus previously unissued material and B-Sides) ... CD
Motown/Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy .... $18.99
A real lost gem from Motown – and a whole lot more! Greetings! We're The Monitors is the only full album ever cut by The Monitors – a 3-man, 1-woman vocal group who were in a popular Motown mixed harmonies mode. The quartet had a wonderfully strong vocal presence – blasting ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Motown SoundsSpace Dance ... LP
Motown, 1978. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sort of a disco effort from Motown, featuring a group led by keyboardist Michael L. Smith, and featuring David T. Walker, Sonny Burke, James Gadson, Lee Ritenour, and Roland Bautista. The tracks are long dancefloor cuts, with a bit of a space disco sound, and titles like "Space Dance", ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some sticker residue. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Nu Soul HabitsMeant To Be ... CD
Motown, 1994. Used .... $3.99
(Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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OriginalsBaby, I'm For Real (aka Green Grow The Lilacs) ... CD
SOUL/Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
A classic set by The Originals – one of Motown's best second-generation soul groups, with a sound that rivaled the best of the indie sweet soul groups of the late 60s and early 70s – those fragile harmonies and personal qualities, yet presented here with the sharper finish you'd expect ... (Soul) read more CD

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New OriginalsBaby, I'm For Real (aka Green Grow The Lilacs) ... LP
SOUL/Motown, 1969. Used .... Out Of Stock
A classic set by The Originals – one of Motown's best second-generation soul groups, with a sound that rivaled the best of the indie sweet soul groups of the late 60s and early 70s – those fragile harmonies and personal qualities, yet presented here with the sharper finish you'd expect ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)
Also available Baby, I'm For Real (aka Green Grow The Lilacs) ... CD 13.99

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OzoneJump On It/Lil Suzy ... CD
Motown/Expansion (UK), 1981/1982. New Copy .... $16.99
A pair of killers from Ozone – back to back on a single CD! Jump On It is filled with jumping grooves from Ozone – a smoking little set that's tight and right – and completely wonderful throughout! The set's got that perfect blend of funk and groove that always made Ozone so ... (Soul) read more CD

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OzoneWalk On/Send It ... CD
Motown/Expansion (UK), 1980/1981. New Copy .... $16.99
The first two albums from Ozone – back to back on a single CD! Walk On is the great debut of Ozone – a group who'd worked previously as the backing band for Billy Preston – which should give you an idea of how great they are! The group have a razor-sharp way of putting things ... (Soul) read more CD

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Paula PerryDown To Die For This (radio, LP, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1998. Near Mint- .... $0.99
(Hip Hop) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Test press.)

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Platinum HookPlatinum Hook ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $13.99
An overlooked groover from late 70s Motown – served up on a record that might look more like a heavy metal outing, but which is tight clubby soul all the way through! Platinum Hook are a bit in the funky territory of early Commodores – save for the fact that they've got one female ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Platinum Hook (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Platinum HookPlatinum Hook (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1978. New Copy .... $24.99
An overlooked groover from late 70s Motown – served up on a record that might look more like a heavy metal outing, but which is tight clubby soul all the way through! Platinum Hook are a bit in the funky territory of early Commodores – save for the fact that they've got one female ... (Soul) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Platinum Hook ... CD 13.99

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Bonnie PointerBonnie Pointer (1978) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
1978. New Copy .... Around June 2, 2014
A great Motown set from the 70s – a record that grooves with the new styles the label was exploring at the time, yet still has a rock-solid quality that links back to its 60s heritage too! The main strength here comes from Bonnie Pointer – whose vocals have an instantly classic sound ... (Soul) read more CD

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Billy Preston & SyreetaBilly Preston & Syreeta (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1981. New Copy .... $13.99
A nice little follow-up to Billy Preston & Syreeta's work on the Fast Break soundtrack – and a record that's one of the few key sides to carry the older Motown duet soul mode firmly into the 80s! There's a great sense of balance here – one that uses Syreeta's sweeter vocal approach ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Billy Preston & Syreeta/David ShireFast Break ... LP
Motown, 1979. Used .... Out Of Stock
Billy Preston & Syreeta handled the music for this slightly-lame, kind of strange Gabe Kaplan vehicle from the late 70s. The music is relatively fine, although the album lacks any totally funky moments. Instrumentals include "Books & Basketball", "Half Time", "The ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, which has a small cutout mark and a bent corner.)

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Public Enemy, EU & OthersDo The Right Thing – Soundtrack (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown, 1989. Used .... $6.99
With the amazing "Fight The Power" by Public Enemy. The rest of the album's a real mish mash of other stuff, mostly R&B, including "My Fantasy" by Teddy Riley, "Never Explain Love" by Al Jarreau, "Party Hearty" by EU, "Can't Stand It" by Steel ... (Hip Hop) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Queen PenConversations With Queen (clean version) ... CD
Motown, 2001. Used .... $0.49
(Hip Hop) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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New Rare EarthEcology (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory, 1970. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A stone smoker from Rare Earth one of those really early gems by the group – recorded a a time when they were able to easily handle a groove made up of equal parts funk, rock, and soul! The vibe here is almost like War at times – not for the LA touches in the mix, but for the heady and ... (Soul) read more CD

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Rare EarthGet Ready ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy .... $13.99
The first really major album from Rare Earth – issued on their own self-named subsidiary of Motown! The set's a perfect blend of the rich undercurrents of the heady Detroit scene of the late 60s – at one level a tripped-out rock record with styles that almost hint at MC5, at another ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Get Ready (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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Rare EarthGet Ready (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown/Culture Factory, 1969. New Copy .... $14.99 18.99
The first really major album from Rare Earth – issued on their own self-named subsidiary of Motown! The set's a perfect blend of the rich undercurrents of the heady Detroit scene of the late 60s – at one level a tripped-out rock record with styles that almost hint at MC5, at another ... (Soul) read more CD
(Limited to 3000 copies.)
Also available Get Ready ... CD 13.99

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Rare EarthRare Earth In Concert ... LP
Motown, 1971. Very Good 2LP .... $9.99
Titles include "What'd I Say", "I'm Losing You", "Nice To Be With You", "Get Ready", "Born To Wander", "Hey Big Brother", and "I Just Want To Celebrate". ... (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original flap pack cover, including the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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New Martha Reeves & The VandellasAnthology ... LP
Motown, 1960s/Early 70s. Used 2LP Gatefold .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Martha and the girls' entry into Motown's well-done series of 70s multi-LP collections – this one only a double-length set, but still filled with plenty of great bits by the group! The set features a solid decade's worth of work – material from the trio's 1962 start at Motown, up to ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an address sticker, ring & edge wear, and staining inside the gatefold.)

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Martha Reeves & The VandellasBlack Magic ... CD
1972. New Copy .... Around June 18, 2014
Sure, it's the 70s – but this album's still got some excellent moments on it, like the amazing track "Bless You", which is worth the price of the album alone! The cut was written by The Corporation, and it's got this incredible wall of sound arrangement, with Martha singing verse ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Martha Reeves & The VandellasUltimate Collection ... CD
Motown, Mid 60s. Used .... $7.99
(Soul) CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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