Roy Ayers in a very Afro-styled mode – working here on his own after a famous collaboration with Fela Kuti – in a set that's filled with the same sort of hard-driving Afro-Funk grooves that you'd find in Fela's classic recordings! The songs are shorter than Fela's, and with more of Roy' ... (Soul) read moreCD
What can we say? This is one of the greatest soul soundtracks ever! In a market that was dominated by the big-selling Shaft and Superfly albums, Roy slipped in this masterful blend of jazzy vibes and wah wah funk that's easily one of the best-composed records of the blacksploitation genre! The ... (Soul) read moreCD
A stunning set of rare and unreleased grooves by James Brown – nearly all of which were cut during the classic early 70s years with the JBs, but never issued before this cool compilation! The set's got some essentials for any fan of JB – including the lost soul classic "She's The ... (Soul) read moreCD
James Brown cooking it live – recorded (as the cover says) "live at home in Augusta, Georgia with his bad self"! The groove here is a nice extension of earlier Apollo modes – one that shows the increasing funkiness of the James Brown Band, captured with a raw power that few ... (Soul) read moreCD
What could be greater – a whole box set of James Brown instrumentals from the 60s, with great notes, a killer selection of tracks, and even some previously unissued material! The package is a dream come true – great not only for beginners, but also for collectors like us, as it pulls ... (Soul) read moreCD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase and book.)
James Brown —
Spank ... CD Polydor/Special Music, 1960s/1970s. Used ....
Tracks include "Superbad, Superslick", "I Refuse To Lose", "Eyesight", "Papa Don't Take No Mess", "Spank", "Get Up Offa That Thing", My Thang" and more. ... (Soul) CD
A mad mix of Latin and funky rhythms – a 70s classic from the Belgian group Chakachas! The album's best known for its title hit "Jungle Fever" – an insane cut that features heavy drums, choppy guitar, and a stop/start action that's peppered with sounds of female pleasure! ... (Soul) read moreCD
One of Eric Clapton's greatest moments – and a set that also features guitars from Duane Allman and organ from Bobby Whitlock! Recorded in Miami at Criteria Studios – and titles include "Layla", "It's Too Late", "Little Wing", "Have You Ever Loved A ... (Rock) read moreCD
(Out of print. With booklet and special inserts! Box has some very light wear, but is nice overall.)
Brigitte Fontaine —
Libido ... CD Polydor (France), 2006. Used ....
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Some of the greatest work we've heard from Brigitte Fontaine in many years – an album that has her working heavily with older collaborator Areski, as well as the legendary Jean-Claude Vannier! Many of the tunes have a bit of strings, used sparely and subtly to shade in the sound – but ... (French) read moreCD
Gang Of Four —
Mall ... CD Polydor, 1991. Used ....
THE lasting classic from Gloria Gaynor – the record that contains her tremendous hit "I Will Survive", and a great batch of disco grooves overall! The album's got a simple, honest sort of approach, despite its release in an era of overblown dancefloor sets – and arranger ... (Soul) read moreCD
France's huge contribution to the classic catalog of 70s synth records – proof that Germans weren't the only ones who could make huge-selling spacey albums! The record's strength is Jarre's slightly romantic approach to scoring, which creates some dreamy melodies that really help hold the ... (Rock) read moreCD
A killer 2CD set of funky grooves by one of the best backing bands ever! The JBs were James Brown's legendary combo during his monster funk years of the early 70s – and this well-selected compilation brings together 30 rare tracks from their best years! The set's got a great set of notes ... (Soul) read moreCD
One of the coolest vocal groups of the late 60s – Germany's Gunter Kallmann Choir, presented here in a batch of tracks that includes some of their hippest tracks from the Polydor years! The group's sound is quite similar to that of the Horst Jankowski singers – a large ensemble of ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
The one astounding studio album of proto punk/abrasive psych genius from the Monks – a true masterpiece if their ever was one, a record that's been ripped off by myriad more famous groups in both the mainstream and rock underground of the past 40 years! The group's status as discharged G.I.' ... (Rock) read moreCD
X Clan —
Xodus ... CD Polydor, 1992. Used ....
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The second full length from the Grand Verbalizer Brother J, Professor X and crew, which while still heavy on the Afro-mystic imagery, suffers a bit from the usual X-Clan problems of overused samples and too many Vangloriouses. However, "Fire & Earth", with the traditional gospel ... (Hip Hop) read moreCD
Some great JB gems here – including "Keep On Bumpin Before You Give Out Of Gas" by The Last Word, Givin Up Food For Funk" by The JBs, and "Funky Drummer" by James Brown – plus more by Fatback, Parliament, Ohio Players, Parlet, and Kook & The Gang! ... (Soul) CD