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New Johnny GillUltimate Collection ... CD
Motown/Hip-O, Late 80s/1990s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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New Finis HendersonFinis ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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High InergyHe's A Pretender/Don't Let Up On The Groove ... 7-inch
Motown, 1982. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a sticker.)

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Eddie HollandBaby Shake/Brenda ... 7-inch
Motown, 1963. Good ... $7.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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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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New Brenda HollowayArtistry Of Brenda Holloway – With Bonus Tracks From The Motown Vaults ... CD
Motown/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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Brenda HollowayGreatest Hits & Rare Classics ... CD
Motown, 1960s. Used ... $8.99
18 tracks from one of Motown's loveliest ladies of the 60s – featuring some of Brenda's not often reissued hits, and some even harder to find rarities from her golden years! Titles include "Operator", "When I'm Gone", "Who's Lovin You", "Where Were You" ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Thelma HoustonDevil In Me ... LP
Motown, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 light wear.)

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New Thelma HoustonRide To The Rainbow ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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

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Thelma HoustonSunshower (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Motown/Celeste (Japan), 1969. Used ... $22.99
A pretty darn amazing album from Thelma Houston – recorded during the zenith of Jimmy Webb's career, when Jimmy was not only one of the hippest songwriters in pop, but also kind of a mini-Burt Bacharach, writing, arranging, and conducting albums for a variety of stars. This little gem ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Sunshower ... LP

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New Thelma Houston & Jerry ButlerThelma & Jerry/Two To One (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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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.)

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New Willie HutchFoxy Brown ... LP
Motown, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... 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 LP, Vinyl record album

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Willie HutchMack ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used ... $5.99
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. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily 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 '90 when the first wave of gangsta rappers were coming up, and this was sort of a holy grail. Still holds up nicely, despite the legions ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the die-cut cover. Cover has edge wear and some creases.)

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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 ... CD
Motown/Soul Brother (UK), 1974. Used ... Temporarily 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 CD
Also available Mark Of The Beast ... CD 16.99

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New Willie HutchMark Of The Beast ... LP
Motown, 1974. Used ... Temporarily 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

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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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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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New Chuck JacksonChuck Jackson Arrives ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... 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 CD

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New Chuck JacksonGoin' Back To Chuck Jackson ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 JacksonJermaine (1972) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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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 JacksonDear Michael/Just A Little Bit Of You ... 7-inch
Motown, 1975. Very Good- ... $0.49
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New Michael JacksonForever Michael ... LP
Motown, 1975. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great one from Michael Jackson – easy to miss between the pillars of his earlier work with his brothers, and his later stuff with Quincy Jones, but equally great for that reason! The album's got Michael singing in a smooth soul mode that's really nice – almost like Smokey Robinson's ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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New Jackson 5ABC ... LP
Motown, 1970. Good+ ... $7.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has completely split seams and comes in two pieces.)

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New Jackson 5ABC ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... 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 CD
Also available ABC ... LP 7.99

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New Jackson 5Diana Ross Presents The Jackson 5 ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 5Get It Together ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The Jacksons definitely get it together here – and pick up a tight funky groove that's mighty nice! The album has them really moving past the usual structure of their early Motown hits – and at points, the record almost hints at the direction they'd take after leaving the label – ... (Soul) read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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Jackson 5Goin' Back To Indiana ... LP
Motown, 1971. Very Good- Gatefold ... $5.99
Not as huge as some of the Jacksons' other early 70s albums – but still pretty darn great! The original soundtrack to the group's TV special – and it's got some excellent numbers, plus a few odd tracks that are very nice. Bill Cosby, Rosey Grier, and Tommy Smothers all make a bit of a ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, a center split on the bottom seam, and some small light stains.)

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New Jackson 5Goin' Back To Indiana (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice little change from the other Jackson 5 albums on Motown – as this one's pulled from an early TV special, and features a nice range of interesting cuts – plus cool guest appearances from Bill Cosby, Rosey Grier, and Tommy Smothers – the last of whom is quite a surprise to ... (Soul) read more CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)
Also available Goin' Back To Indiana ... LP 5.99

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New Jackson 5I Am Love (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Motown, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great track that definitely needs both parts! "I Am Love" is a wonderful baroque groover – builds very slow and spacey, almost like a Temptations song, then rolls into a more powerful groove that's perfect for the group's harmonies. And this is definitely a group number – ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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New Jackson 5I Want You Back '98 (club, tv track, radio edit w/o rap, clean radio edit w/rap, acapella, inst) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1998. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great one for fans of classic soul on the dancefloor – Puffy Combs reworks the Jackson 5 classic with some modern commercial hip hop production and added vocals by Black Rob. (Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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Jackson 5Joyful Jukebox Music ... LP
Motown, 1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Great late work by the Jackson 5 – very different than their usual Motown tunes, with a soaring tightly-grooving style that sounds a lot more like the work they cut under the name of The Jacksons for Philly International. The arrangers on the set include Dave Blumberg, Freddie Perren, James ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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New Jackson 5Little Bitty Pretty One/If I Have To Move A Mountain ... 7-inch
Motown, 1972. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Motown sleeve. Label has a sticker.)

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New Jackson 5Looking Through The Windows (plus bonus track) ... CD
Motown, 1972. Used ... $3.99
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 5Mama's Pearl/Darling Dear ... 7-inch
Motown, 1971. Near Mint- ... $6.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Motown sleeve.)

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New Jackson 5Maybe Tomorrow ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used ... $4.99
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 CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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Jackson 5Soul Source – Jackson 5 Remixes ... CD
Motown/Universal (Japan), Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
(Soul) CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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New Jackson 5Third Album ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 JamesCome Get It ... CD
Motown, 1978. Used ... $4.99
Rick James' first LP for Motown subsidiary Gordy – an effort that was to provide the blueprint for his later success! James' trademark pop bass funk style is fully formed on this one already, and though we may once have thought little of the slick production and style, looking back this ... (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. Shrinkwrap has a hype sticker.)

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Rick James feat Teena MarieYou & 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 KemIntimacy ... CD
Motown, 2010. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The third album from KEM and it's a wonderful one – delivering on the promise of the title with a deeply soulful, truthful and personal approach – a record that brings grace, subtly and a timeless warmth in a way that surprises us in a wonderful way! We love a modern soul that evokes ... (Neo Soul) read more CD

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New Gladys KnightGood Woman ... LP
Motown, 1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
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 Pips17 Greatest Hits ... CD
Motown, 1970s. Used ... $3.99
(Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsAnthology ... LP
Motown, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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. Cover has light wear.)

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsEverybody Needs Love ... CD
SOUL/Motown (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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KoKo PopSecrets Of Lonely Boys ... LP
Motown, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Stacy LattisawTake Me All The Way ... LP
Motown, 1986. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)
Also available Take Me All The Way (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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Stacy LattisawTake Me All The Way (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/FTG, 1986. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
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
Also available Take Me All The Way ... LP 3.99

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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 MandreMandre ... LP
Motown, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
We have to admit we've passed this album up for years and years, as it seems to be rather ubiquitous in these parts, and boy were we mistaken! Side one is mostly instrumental, and sounds like a lost Dexter Wansel album, with sophisticated, spacey post-fusion arrangements and a quasi-futuristic ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some creasing.)

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MandreSolar Flight (Opus I)/Money (That's What I Want) ... 7-inch
Motown, 1977. Near Mint- ... $6.99
"Solar Flight (Opus 1) has a groove that's clearly indebted to 70s keyboard and bass heavy funky soul & disco – but done with even more of a consciously cosmic synth groove – a real precursor to 80s synthesizer music! (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a sticker.)

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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 MarieTeena Marie Greatest Hits ... LP
Motown, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
From Rick James' girlfriend to one of the biggest soul stars of the early 80s, Teena Marie more than earned her place at Motown – and she gave the label some of its biggest-selling albums in the post-Marvin years. This set of 9 cuts includes some of her best moments from those days – ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some holes. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New MarvelettesMarvelettes Greatest Hits ... LP
Motown, 1966. Good ... $3.99
An early collection of singles from one of Motown's first standout vocal groups – the mighty mighty Marvelettes, one of those groups who put a rough edge on the female trio sound! The set's filled with loads of catchy little numbers that really define the early Motown approach – and ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Two globes pressing with a deep groove, in an orange cover. Cover has a name in pen on back.)

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MarvelettesPlease Mr Postman ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... $9.99
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 GirlsOnly Four You ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... 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 CD

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New Mary Jane GirlsOnly Four You (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... 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 CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New MC BrainsLovers Lane ... CD
Motown, 1992. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Hip Hop) CD
(Out of print. CRC pressing.)

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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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Stephanie MillsFor The First Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1975. New Copy ... Around August 4, 2014
An early effort for a then young Stephanie Mills. The set here's produced by Burt Bacharach and Hal David, so it would appear she was being groomed to be the next Dionne Warwick, and though she acquits herself quite well in their lush pop-soul settings, it wouldn't be until years later that she'd ... (Soul) read more CD

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Mind, Heart & SoulMind, Heart & Soul ... LP
Motown, 1995. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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New MiraclesDon't Cha Love It ... LP
Motown, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
Released in the same year as City Of Angels, this set was also produced by Freddie Perren, and shares the same polished feel to the groove that he provided on that outing, but without the big chart hits. Overall, it's still a fine effort, with Billy Grifffin admirably filling in for the departed ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a torn corner. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New 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 ... Out Of Stock
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 Nu Soul HabitsMeant To Be ... CD
Motown, 1994. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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New OriginalsBaby, I'm For Real (aka Green Grow The Lilacs) ... LP
SOUL/Motown, 1969. Used ... Temporarily 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. Cover has light wear, with small splits on the top seam and spine.)

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New OriginalsBaby, I'm For Real (aka Green Grow The Lilacs) ... CD
SOUL/Motown (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... 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 CD

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New OriginalsDown To Love Town ... LP
Motown, 1977. Used ... Out Of Stock
The Originals are hitting more of a dance-oriented groove here – a mix of disco, soul, and uptempo funk arrangements, but still maintaining their harmony sound, in the manner of other Detroit groups at the time, like The Fantastic Four or Detroit Emeralds. Titles include "Call On Your ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and some marker.)

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OriginalsDown To Love Town (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1977. New Copy ... Around August 11, 2014
The Originals are hitting more of a dance-oriented groove here – a mix of disco, soul, and uptempo funk arrangements, but still maintaining their harmony sound, in the manner of other Detroit groups at the time, like The Fantastic Four or Detroit Emeralds. Titles include "Call On Your ... (Soul) read more CD

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OzoneJump On It/Lil Suzy ... CD
Motown/Expansion (UK), 1981/1982. New Copy ... $11.99
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 ... $11.99
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- ... $0.49
(Hip Hop) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Test press.)

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New Platinum HookPlatinum Hook ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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

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New Platinum HookPlatinum Hook (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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.)

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Platinum HookPlatinum Hook (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1978. New Copy ... Around August 4, 2014
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

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Bonnie PointerBonnie Pointer (1978) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1978. New Copy ... Around June 2, 2014 (delayed)
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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New Bonnie PointerBonnie Pointer (1978) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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New Billy Preston & SyreetaBilly Preston & Syreeta (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1981. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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Public Enemy, EU & OthersDo The Right Thing – Soundtrack (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown, 1989. Used ... $2.99
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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PuzzleMary Mary (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Motown, 1973. Near Mint- ... $2.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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New Rare EarthEcology ... LP
Rare Earth/Motown, 1970. Very Good ... $2.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & initials in marker.)

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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 3.99
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 ... LP 3.99
Get Ready ... CD 13.99

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New Rare EarthMa ... CD
Motown, 1973. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rare Earth get some super-heavy help on this set from Norman Whitfield – who wrote all the tracks for the record, and produced the whole thing with a thundering intensity to match his best work with The Temptations! Given Rare Earth's more rock-styled bent, the sound's a bit different here ... (Soul) read more CD

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Rare EarthRare Earth In Concert ... LP
Motown, 1971. Very Good- 2LP ... $5.99
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, with insert. Cover has some wear and a sticker in one corner.)

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New Martha Reeves & The VandellasAnthology ... LP
Motown, 1960s/Early 70s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... 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 ring & edge wear with a cutout notch.)

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Martha Reeves & The VandellasBlack Magic ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $22.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Martha Reeves & The Vandellas – a set that's way past their early overheard hits for Motown, and which shows the group really stretching out with a new sort of power! There's definitely a bit of Black Magic in the mix – as there's a fresh feel ... (Soul) read more CD

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Martha Reeves & The VandellasUltimate Collection ... CD
Motown, Mid 60s. Used ... $5.99
(Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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New Rich NiceIt's Time To Get Hype (remix, bonus beats, 808 version) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1990. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Hip Hop) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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New Lionel RichieCan't Slow Down ... LP
Motown, 1983. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Lionel Richie's biggest records ever! Titles include "Can't Slow Down", "All Night Long", "Penny Lover", "The Only One", "Running With The Night", "Hello", "The Groove", "Love Will Find A Way" and "Stuck On ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Lionel RichieLionel Richie ... LP
Motown, 1982. Sealed ... $1.99
Lionel's first solo album after leaving the Commodores – and a solid bit of mellow soul that forever merged the genres of soul music and adult contemporary! Titles include "Serves You Right", "My Love", "Tell Me", "You Are", "Truly", "Jus ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New RiotWelcome To The World Of Riot ... LP
Motown, 1974. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A stunning bit of Latin funk from Motown – the only album of its type we've ever seen on the label, a real groover that kicks it up with the best of the early 70s Chicano scene! The record's got all the core elements that make a set like this so great – jamming instrumentation, soulful ... (Latin) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Smokey RobinsonWhere There's Smoke (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1979. Used ... $19.99
Smooth Smokey at the end of the 70s – an album that has him moving from the Quiet Storm sound into the more hook-based style that would earn him a fair bit of hits in the 80s! The Robinson vocal approach is always sweet, warm, and mellow on the set – especially on the album's more ... (Soul) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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New Smokey Robinson & The Miracles18 Greatest Hits ... CD
Motown, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesAnthology ... CD
Motown, 1960s/Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $15.99
45 tracks on 2 CDs!! (Soul) CD
(Out of print. CRC pressing.)
 
 



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