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New Carl AndersonProtocol (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great set in the short run of classics that Carl Anderson cut for Columbia Records in the 1980s – albums that never cracked the charts that strongly at the time, but which have gone on to be remembered well over the years! On this record, Anderson nicely balances a tight groove with some ... (Soul) read more CD

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AttitudePump The Nation ... CD
RFC/FTG, 1983. Used ... $6.99
A wicked bit of 80s groove from this cool little combo – a trio that features lead vocals from Cindy Mizelle and Stephen Miller, plus supporting vocals and keyboards from Khris Kellow! The groove here is nice and lean – lots of bass and keys riffing out in a snapping, funky 80s groove ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ron BanksTruly Bad ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the original Dramatics, singer Ron Banks strikes out here on his own – a slept on gem from the early 80s! The set's in a similar modern soul mode to LJ Reynolds, who also worked with him in the group, and was having a bit of a solo career of his own at the time. It's got sort of a D-T ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Truly Bad ... CD 6.99

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Ron BanksTruly Bad ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. Used ... $6.99
One of the original Dramatics, singer Ron Banks strikes out here on his own – a slept on gem from the early 80s! The set's in a similar modern soul mode to LJ Reynolds, who also worked with him in the group, and was having a bit of a solo career of his own at the time. It's got sort of a D-T ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. CD case has a cutout hole.)
Also available Truly Bad ... CD 13.99

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Keith BarrowPhysical Attraction (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A great secular set from Keith Barrow – a singer who started in gospel, but who's always been best-remembered for this modern soul gem from the 70s! Keith's got a great range to his vocals – one you can hear right from the start, as he dips and soars effortlessly with a quality that's ... (Soul) read more CD

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Regina BelleAll By Myself (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1987. Used ... $7.99
A sweet debut from soul singer Regina Belle – a nice dose of class and sophistication in the world of mid 80s R&B! Regina's got a well-developed style right from the start – the kind of poise that you might hear from someone like Phyllis Hyman, especially on the mellower cuts ... (Soul) read more CD

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Bionic BoogieBionic Boogie (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/FTG, 1977. Used ... $29.99
The first album by Gregg Diamond's Bionic Boogie group – and a cooker of a set that follows strongly from Gregg's previous Hot Butterfly gem! Luther Vandross isn't on board this time around, but the overall groove is still totally great – upbeat, soaring, and put together with a jazzy ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Bionic BoogieHot Butterfly (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A dancefloor classic! The album's the second by Gregg Diamond's Bionic Boogie, and head and shoulders above the rest – a sublime blend of soul and club that's hardly been matched again! Diamond manages to make things groove, but never loses sight of the soulful styles that make the record ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Hot Butterfly (Japanese pressing) ... CD 13.99

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New Blue MagicMagic # ... CD
Mirage/FTG, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A lost later set from Blue Magic – recorded after their modern soul album for Capitol, and done in a sweetly gliding mellow groove! The sound here's quite different than their earlier records for Atco, but the vocals are all pretty darn wonderful – maturing harmonies that are cast in ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Blue MagicWelcome Back ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful album – one of the group's best! The album was a "comeback" effort – but it's still got stone Philly production from Norman Harris, with a sound that's right up their with their best Atco sides from the mid 70s. In fact, the harmonies are even better than before, ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Brass ConstructionBrass Construction III/Brass Construction IV ... CD
United Artists/FTG, 1977/1978. New Copy ... Summer 2014 (delayed)
2 classics from Brass Construction – back to back on a single CD! III is the third killer from Brass Construction – served up in that fantastic Randy Muller groove! The group's a bit one, but they've got a tightness that's really incredible – horns, bass, keys, and drums all ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Brass ConstructionBrass Construction III/Brass Construction IV ... CD
United Artists/FTG, 1977/1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
2 classics from Brass Construction – back to back on a single CD! III is the third killer from Brass Construction – served up in that fantastic Randy Muller groove! The group's a bit one, but they've got a tightness that's really incredible – horns, bass, keys, and drums all ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New BrickSummer Heat/After 5 ... CD
Bang/FTG, 1981/1982. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A massive double-header from Brick – two Columbia albums back to back on a single CD! First up is smoking Summer Heat from Brick – an 80s outing that furthers the tight tight groove they started back in the 70s! Given that Brick were one of the groups who really set the sound for the ... (Soul) read more CD

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Pattie BrooksLove Shook/Our Ms Brooks ... CD
Casablanca/FTG, 1977/1978. Used ... $19.99
A disco double-header! First up is Love Shook – classic disco from Pattie Brooks, and a soaring 70s set that's right up there with the best Casablanca Records grooves of the time! The rhythms here are upbeat and lively – strings mixed in with quick-stepping rhythms, all set to the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Pattie BrooksLove Shook/Our Ms Brooks ... CD
Casablanca/FTG, 1977/1978. New Copy ... Around November 17, 2014 (delayed)
A disco double-header! First up is Love Shook – classic disco from Pattie Brooks, and a soaring 70s set that's right up there with the best Casablanca Records grooves of the time! The rhythms here are upbeat and lively – strings mixed in with quick-stepping rhythms, all set to the ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Love Shook/Our Ms Brooks ... CD 19.99

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New BrothersDon't Stop Now (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Great stuff – and the kind of group that would be easy to overlook if the tracks weren't so good! The Brothers were clearly some sort of a studio project designed to cash in on the disco craze – and they included Bhen Lanzaroni on keyboards, who'd also recorded a bit on his own as a ... (Soul) read more CD

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Keni BurkeChanges (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $9.99 16.98
A standout solo moment from the amazing Keni Burke – an artist who's come a long way from his youthful start in the 5 Stairsteps! Keni had recorded other adult work by the time of this early 80s set, but Changes is easily his best-remembered album – a masterpiece of 80s groove, all ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Changes ... CD 9.99

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Keni BurkeYou're The Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A really wonderful album from Keni Burke – recorded around the same time as his classic Changes set, and in some ways even better than that record! The set's got a fantastic mellow soul feel – lots of tracks that are uptempo, but which manage to hang onto a soulful finish that really ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available
You're The Best (Japanese pressing) ... CD 6.99
You're The Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Keni BurkeYou're The Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1982. Used ... $9.99
A really wonderful album from Keni Burke – recorded around the same time as his classic Changes set, and in some ways even better than that record! The set's got a fantastic mellow soul feel – lots of tracks that are uptempo, but which manage to hang onto a soulful finish that really ... (Soul) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
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You're The Best (Japanese pressing) ... CD 6.99
You're The Best (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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Jenny BurtonJenny Burton (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atlantic/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A classic from Jenny Burton – only the singer's second album as a solo act, but already a set that has Jenny hitting on all burners! The mellow numbers are great – never sleepy or too commercial, but pushed into just the right blend of polish and soul – and the groovers have some ... (Soul) read more CD

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ChampaignHow Bout Us (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
skooA wonderful treasure from the early 80s soul scene – the first album from Champaign, and an instant winner right from the start! The group may not have been one of the bigger names of their time, but they really won a lot of favor with soul listeners over the years – and this album' ... (Soul) read more CD

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ChansonChanson (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ariola/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A sweet little set from Chanson – a duo formed by a funky bassist and guitarist – who both bring a really strong focus to the rhythms on this set! The pair also get lots of great studio help from top-shelf talents on the instrumentation – key jazzy session players, as well as a ... (Soul) read more CD

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ChansonTogether We Stand (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Ariola/FTG, 1979. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The cover's a bit unassuming, and almost makes this set look like some throwaway disco album – but Chanson's got a lot more to offer than that, and groove tightly here in a really great modern soul vein! The rhythms are strong and bold – forged by the duo of bassist James Jamerson and ... (Soul) read more CD

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Chocolate MilkBlue Jeans (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
One of the best later albums by Chocolate Milk – a bit different than their earlier work with Allen Toussaint, but still bouncing along in a sweet 80s groove, with more than enough traces of their roots as a funky combo! Leo Nocentelli's sitting in on guitar, adding some nice licks to keep ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Chocolate MilkChocolate Milk (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1976. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A real mindblower from Chocolate Milk – and a record that really shows the evolution of the sound of New Orleans funk since the 60s! Back in that decade, the groove was being carved out by The Meters with Allen Toussaint – but here, Toussaint's working with his new favorites, Chocolate ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Chocolate MilkComin' (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Wicked funk from Chocolate Milk – and a set that perfectly combines their deep New Orleans roots with the tighter sound the Crescent City was brewing up in the mid 70s! The group work closely here with producer Allen Toussaint – and really show that stronger use of studio technology ... (Soul) read more CD

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Chocolate MilkWe're All In This Together/Milky Way ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1977/1979. Used ... $9.99
A heavy 2-fer – featuring a pair of 70s gems from Chocolate Milk! First up is We're All In This Together – an overlooked funky classic from Chocolate Milk – and a set that still preserves the tight grooves of the group's earliest work! Allan Toussaint is still on hand this time ... (Soul) read more CD

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Angela ClemmonsAngela Clemmons (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Portrait/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
Soaring vocals from Angela Clemmons – a set that really has an amazing range, and a depth of sound that goes way past the usual from Epic Records at the time! Angela's got a way of stretching out right from the start – inflecting the lyrics with a rich power that easily matches or ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Norman ConnorsTake It To The Limit (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Killer work from the mighty Norman Connors – a set that's heavy on grooves, but which has all the jazzy depth of his early work too! The set features arrangements by some killer modern soul talents – Al Johnson, McKinley Jackson, and Paul Riser – who beautifully blend their own ... (Soul) read more CD

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D TrainIn Your Eyes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1988. Used ... $6.99
A later effort from James D-Train Williams, but still plenty darn great – and proof that his groove was still one of the strongest in 80s soul music! The style of the set follows from Williams' best earlier work – a bit of bounce at the bottom of most of the tracks, but never too much ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Mose DavisComing Of Moses (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Pure Silk/FTG, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great solo effort from Mose Davis – best known for his earlier work in The Counts, but still sounding pretty darn hip here with a new combo of his own! The feel here is kind of an extension of the later Counts work on Aware Records – funky at the core, but with some smoother touches ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Cliff DawsonCliff Dawson ... CD
Boardwalk/FTG, 1982. Used ... $11.99
Smooth soul from Cliff Dawson – a singer as classy as his look on the cover, and definitely a cut above most of the mainstream soul artists of his time! The album's an overlooked gem that's very nicely put together – well recorded, arranged with a subtle flair, and usually done with a ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet appears to be signed by the artist.)

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New Dazz BandHot Spot (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/FTG, 1985. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Dazz Band's final album for Motown – crisp, lean and funky dancefloor groovers that didn't hit the peaks of popularity that a few of their previous records achieved, but it's it's got plenty of great moments! It's filled with tight stormers defined by terse beatcraft, spacey keys and soulful ... (Soul) read more CD

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EnchantmentSoft Lights Sweet Music (with bonus track) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
The only RCA album from Enchantment – and a great little set that has the group stretching out from their earlier records on United Artists! The groove here is still awash in the great harmonies we've always loved from the group – and production is by Don Davis, who always has a great ... (Soul) read more CD

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Aretha FranklinThrough The Storm (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1989. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
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Also available Through The Storm ... CD 5.99

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New Full ForceFull Force (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Full Force getting busy in a mid 80s groove – the first set the group cut as a headline attraction – and a nice mix of 80s post electro R&B with plenty of influences from the hip hop producers of the time! The group's biggest crossover success was as the songwriting and production ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Full ForceGet Busy 1 Time ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1986. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Surprisingly great work from Full Force – a set that seems to only get better with the passage of time, set apart nicely from most of its 80s soul contemporaries with a good deal of homegrown charm! Sure, there's some pretty heavy beats here – and sure, the sound is a few notches ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New GirlsGirl Talk (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1984. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An overlooked girl group from the 80s – but one who step out here with a sound to rival the hits of artists like Vanity 6 or The Mary Jane Girls! Like both of those acts, The Girls get help here from a bigger soul artist in the studio – Minneapolis giant Andre Cymone, who wrote and ... (Soul) read more CD

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GQFace To Face (with bonus track) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
Wonderfully solid grooving from GQ – an album issued a few years after their bigger hits, but it's still plenty great and just as worthy! The trio have a wonderful way of laying out a sweet harmony without getting too cloying, nor too poppy – and the best cuts here glide along ... (Soul) read more CD

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Billy GriffinBe With Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Stellar solo material from ex-Miracles mainmain Billy Griffin – a singer with the same great range as Smokey Robinson in the original incarnation of that group, really sounding great here on his own! Billy's got this high-soaring style that really works great for the album's blend of modern ... (Soul) read more CD

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Billy GriffinRespect (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
An even leaner groove than usual for Billy Griffin – a set that makes great use of 80s keyboards and basslines, which turn out to be a great fit for Griffin's wonderful voice! Billy's got this sharp, uncluttered style of singing – a mode first forged as the lead for The Miracles, then ... (Soul) read more CD

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Major HarrisHow Do You Take Your Love ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the few 70s albums from the wonderful Major Harris as a solo act – and a lesser-known set that's a great follow up to the Major's previous records for Atlantic! The vibe here is a bit less Philly, but still in that mellow grooving style that works so well for Harris' vocals – a ... (Soul) read more CD

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Michael HendersonDo It All (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Michael Henderson definitely does it all here – mixing jazz and soul and funk with his own strong sense of personality – all at a level that's head and shoulders above most of his contemporaries! Henderson's that rare breed in soul music – part of an elite 70s lineup who were ... (Soul) read more CD

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Michael HendersonFickle (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $13.99
A mix of 80s groove and mellower material from Michael Henderson – a sweet extension of the jazzy soul he first laid out in the 70s! The style here is a bit more electric and contemporary than before – less of the deeper, warmer tones – and a bit more synth drums and keyboards. ... (Soul) read more CD

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Michael HendersonGoin' Places (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
Massive work from Michael Henderson – exactly the kind of record we point to when people ask us what all the fuss is about! Michael perfectly blends funky jazz, mellow fusion, and his own warm style of vocals here – in a sophisticated mix that puts him right at the top of the 70s ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Michael HendersonSolid (with bonus track) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The very first album from Michael Henderson – but a set that already finds him very much at the top of his game – thanks to previous work with Miles Davis and Norman Connors! Both artists gave Henderson a chance to do different things with his music, and by the time of this record, ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Michael HendersonWide Receiver (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A soaring standout from Michael Henderson – proof that his move from jazz bassist to lead soul star was a great one! The album's got a tight groove that's right on the money – a style that's rooted in funky jazz, yet delivered with some straight soulful lyrics too – balancing ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Wide Receiver ... CD 8.99

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New Nona HendryxHeat (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Nona's last album for RCA – and it's an edgy mid 80s dancefloor soul stormer that really helps solidify just how fearlessly creative Nona was in her solo years – as if we needed to be reminded! Nona's powerful, not-to-be-messed with vocals have the greatest presence of any element ... (Soul) read more CD

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Bobbi HumphreyGood Life (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1979. New Copy ... Fall 2014
Excellent later work from Bobbie – a lot smoother and more R&B sounding than her work for Blue Note, but still pretty darn wonderful! Ralph MacDonald and William Eaton produced – and Bobbi's got plenty of room to get in some funky flute, plus a bit of soulful vocals that really ... (Soul) read more CD

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Bobbi HumphreyTailor Made ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1977. New Copy ... Fall 2014
Sure, it's after the Blue Note/Larry Mizell years – but Bobbi Humphrey's still kicking ass! Instead of Larry Mizell, Bobbi's working with Skip Scarborough – and she's hitting a groove that's a bit smoother and more modern than before, but every bit as sweetly funky and seriously ... (Jazz) read more CD

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New Invisible Man's BandReally Wanna See You (with bonus track) ... CD
Boardwalk/FTG, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great later effort from the 5 Stairsteps family – a later offshoot of the initial enterprise, still working here under the production helm of father Clarence Burke! Keni Burke's a member of the group, and the work here has a very similar groove to his own RCA material of the time – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Syl JohnsonMs Fine Brown Frame ... CD
Erect/FTG, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A bit of a comeback for Chicago soul legend Syl Johnson – a set initially recorded for the smaller indie Erect, but picked up for bigger distribution by Boardwalk thanks to a catchy title hit! The sound here is quite different from Syl's Twinight or Hi Records years – still a bit ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Glenn JonesEverybody Loves A Winner (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Excellent work by Glenn Jones – even if the original record was only a 5 track EP! The set is one of those strange little records issued in the early 80s, when the music industry was trying to figure out a way to make money between the ever-escalating cost of the LP and the less-popular ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Glenn JonesTake It From Me (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1986. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sweet 80s soul from the mighty Glenn Jones – one of the best mainstream singers of his generation, as you'll hear on this set of mellow grooving tunes! Instrumentation's pretty electric at most moments – lots of synth, keyboards, and beats – but Glenn's well-trained vocals bring ... (Soul) read more CD

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Jones GirlsOn Target (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... Around November 17, 2014 (delayed)
Post-Philly, and the girls are working here with Fonzi Thornton and Robert Wright – who choose to start off the album with a silly bit of dialogue that has them talking to the singers from the production booth (possibly letting them know that Gamble & Huff are no longer in charge!) Here's ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Margie JosephKnockout (with bonus tracks) ... CD
HCRC/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The rare early 80s club soul set from Margie Joseph – kind of an bubbling, synth and programming era departure of the stunning female southern soul singer! The groove is definitely a left turn for Margie, but it's endearing modern club soul – with the dancefloor gem "Knockout" ... (Soul) read more CD

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KanoNew York Cake ... CD
Mirage/FTG, 1981. Used ... $6.99
The New York in the title is very apt – as the album's got a lot more soul, and a lot more solid club groove than some of Kano's other albums from the 80s! The overall feel is really great – moving along in a post-disco groove that's mostly based around spare rhythms, simple ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New KashifLove Changes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1987. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Exactly the kind of record that shows why Kashif was one of the leading mainstream talents of the 80s – a set that not only has the artist really maturing as a singer, songwriter, and producer – but one that also has him reaching out to bring in a host of other talents from the time as ... (Soul) read more CD

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Johnny KempJohnny Kemp (with bonus tracks) ... CD
CBS/FTG, 1986. Used ... $9.99
Classic 80s soul from Johnny Kemp – a sweet-voiced singer who steps out beautifully on this Columbia debut! Johnny's got a sound that's somewhat informed by some of the crossover soul of a few years back – but although his music is commercial, it's still got plenty going on at the ... (Soul) read more CD

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Evelyn Champagne KingCall On Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
A wonderful gem from Evelyn Champagne King – her third effort with the great producer T Life, who always helped bring out the most soulful elements in King's music! Life's got a way of grooving, but never going for modes that are too easily commercial – still lots of disco and club in ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Evelyn Champagne KingFace To Face (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Evelyn Champagne King will always be most popularly remembered for her massive disco pop crossover hits of the late 70s, but she progressed really nicely throughout the 80s, keeping up with the evolving dancefloor soul sounds of the times – and Face To Face is a lean, clubby electro soul and ... (Soul) read more CD

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Evelyn Champagne KingMusic Box (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1979. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
Niceness from Evelyn King to cap the end of the 70s! She's really in great form here – stepping out with some fully clubby backings, and working with the mighty T-Life, who's really got a great ear for her groove! The style's a bit less disco than previous albums – some simpler soul ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Evelyn Champagne KingMusic Box (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Niceness from Evelyn King to cap the end of the 70s! She's really in great form here – stepping out with some fully clubby backings, and working with the mighty T-Life, who's really got a great ear for her groove! The style's a bit less disco than previous albums – some simpler soul ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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New Evelyn Champagne KingSo Romantic (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1984. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Evelyn King's still gliding high here – working with that upbeat, catchy style that really helped her hit big during the early 80s – a perfect fit for the hook-heavy sound of her vocals! The mode's a bit like Denise Williams at the time, although maybe a bit less commercial – and ... (Soul) read more CD

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Evelyn KingLong Time Coming (2CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1985. New Copy 2 CDs ... $19.99
Evelyn King is in solid 80s groove territory here – working with a fair bit of beats and keyboards – and getting help in the studio from T Life and Rene & Angela! The former sweetness of King's poppier hits is nicely suppressed here amidst the fuzzy guitars and flashy electronics ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsImagination (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pivotal album for Gladys Knight and group – as the record features their super-huge hit "The Midnight Train To Georgia", a landmark track that not only had a catchy pop hook, but which spoke volumes about African-American migration in the postwar years. The track's one of those ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Imagination ... LP 1.99

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Gladys Knight & The PipsOne & Only (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The last Buddah Records album from Gladys Knight & The Pips – and a set that's a great summation of all the new territory the group hit with the label! The album's a mix of the mellower ballads that made Gladys one of the biggest female soul singers of the 70s, and some of the upbeat ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsVisions (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. New Copy 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet 80s groove from Gladys Knight & The Pips – just the kind of record that shows why the group kept going strong for so many years! The classic approach is still very firmly intact – Gladys' wonderful lead, soaring out over the Pips' warm harmonies – a vocal power that so ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Visions ... LP 0.99

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New Gladys Knight & The PipsVisions (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet 80s groove from Gladys Knight & The Pips – just the kind of record that shows why the group kept going strong for so many years! The classic approach is still very firmly intact – Gladys' wonderful lead, soaring out over the Pips' warm harmonies – a vocal power that so ... (Soul) read more CD
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Kool Moe DeeHow Ya Like Me Now (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jive/FTG, 1987. New Copy ... Fall 2014
With the title cut from the days of the Kool Moe Dee vs. LL Cool J battles. And following the theme, the cover has a picture of Kool Moe Dee (in a white BK suit) standing in front of a jeep that has just run over a red Kangol! With "How Ya Like Me Now", 'Wild Wild West", "Way ... (Hip Hop) read more CD

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KrystolPassion From A Woman (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1986. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
Poppy passion from Krystol – a sweet 80s trio with a definite way with a hook! The set's got a well-balanced mainstream sound – one that helps the vocals find a fullness right away, either on the leads or harmonies – both woven together over the top of the tight, beat-heavy ... (Soul) read more CD

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New KrystolTalk Of The Town (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Bumping, bouncing soul from Krystol – one of the strongest female groups of the 80s, and one of the few who really helped push the sound further at the time! The groove here is equal parts funk and soul – and has a brashness that a girl act wouldn't have had a decade before – ... (Soul) read more CD

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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 (with bonus tracks) ... CD 8.99

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Stacy LattisawTake Me All The Way (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/FTG, 1986. Used ... $8.99
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 CD
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Also available Take Me All The Way (with bonus tracks) ... CD 15.99

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Paul LaurenceHaven't You Heard (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A nice mid 80s groover from Paul Laurence for Capitol – whose biggest successes, arguably, were in his services as a songwriter and producer for other artists – making a pretty great case for his own work as a headline act on Haven't You Heard! May may not have heard it, actually, but ... (Soul) read more CD

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Eloise LawsEloise (with bonus tracks) ... CD
ABC/FTG, 1977. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
The warm, sweetly grooving Eloise album from Eloise Laws – a nice bit of smoothly produced LA soul, with arrangements by Gene Page, and production by Linda Creed and Jerry Goldstein. Eloise's vocals are really wonderful here, exuding warmth something of relaxed approach to her singing that ... (Soul) read more CD

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JD Puma LewisShake It – Make It Loose (with bonus tracks) ... CD
FTG, 1984. Used ... $3.99
Hard-grooving early work from JD Puma Lewis – aka John Davis – a singer who's possibly better known for his work in the group Spank, or for his vocal contributions to Milli Vanilli! Don't hold that later chapter of John's career against him, though – as the work here is tight, ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Ramsey LewisSun Goddess (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of our favorite Ramsey Lewis albums ever – and a perfect summation of the genius that was brewing on the Chicago scene in the late 60s and early 70s! The album has Ramsey working strongly with Earth Wind & Fire – no surprise, given his close ties to Maurice White, who was the ... (Jazz) read more CD
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New MadagascarSpirit Of The Street ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked gem from that great early stretch when Arista was leading the pack when it came to jazzy, sophisticated funk – really hitting hard with groups like Breakwater and Locksmith, and also giving us this sweet little set from Madagascar! The group may not be that well-known by name, ... (Soul) read more CD

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New MadagascarSpirit Of The Street ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked gem from that great early stretch when Arista was leading the pack when it came to jazzy, sophisticated funk – really hitting hard with groups like Breakwater and Locksmith, and also giving us this sweet little set from Madagascar! The group may not be that well-known by name, ... (Soul) read more CD

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New ManhattansAfter Midnight (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stellar Manhattans from the start of the 80s – and proof that the group could still hold strong, even at a point when soul music was really changing up around them! The sound is somewhat smoother than before, but never in a throwaway style – and as you might guess from the title, the ... (Soul) read more CD

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ManhattansBlack Tie (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
Recorded in Chicago with producer Leo Graham – who brings a somewhat polished groove to the proceedings, no less soulful and lacking no depth of emotion from the mighty Manhattans! Titles include "Just One Moment Away", "You Stand Out", "Let Your Love Come Down" ... (Soul) read more CD

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ManhattansForever By Your Side (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
Great later work from The Manhattans – an album that's perhaps the group's last big commercial effort, but a set that also has all the depth of some of their older harmony classics too! There's a touch of 80s groove in the mix at points, but the vocals are mostly the main attraction here ... (Soul) read more CD

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New ManhattansThere's No Good In Goodbye (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stone classic from The Manhattans – still going strong long into the 70s with a classic harmony approach! The title tune sets the whole album up perfectly – and is the kind of a sad, slow ballad that the group was always perfect at – a number that grabs you with a compelling ... (Soul) read more CD

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MCBMCB ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Super-tight funk from MCB – a group with a former Cameo pedigree, bumping out here into the lean, mean, sound of early 80s soul! The trio features Aaron Mills (the M), TC Campbell (the C), and Jeryl Bright (the B) – all working in that great stripped-down mode you'll find on some of ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Memphis HornsHigh On Music/Get On Up & Dance ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1976/1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of killers from this legendary group! High On Music is one of the funkiest albums ever from The Memphis Horns – that super-tight instrumental combo headed by Andrew Love on tenor and Wayne Jackson on trumpet! Both players had years in the Memphis soul scene under their belt by the ... (Soul) read more CD
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ModulationsIt's Rough Out Here (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1975. Used ... $19.99
A righteous group soul classic from the 70s – the one and only album from The Modulations, and a lasting classic that almost beats the multiple album runs of some of their contemporaries! The group's a southern harmony quartet at their core, but they also get some really great backings on ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Melba MooreDancin With Melba (with bonus track) ... CD
Buddah/FTG, 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
A album of club tracks, as you might guess from the title, but every bit as strong as Melba More's other work from the late 70s! The album's got some top-shelf club help throughout – including production from Van McCoy and McFadden & Whitehead, the latter of whom also contributed a few ... (Soul) read more CD
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Melba MooreLot Of Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1986. New Copy ... Summer 2014 (delayed)
Crisp, warm and nicely grooving mid 80s modern soul from Melba Moore – one her most consistent albums of the period and probably the biggest hit of career! The team of writers and producers on the album include Kashif, Paul Lawrence, Gene McFadden and other heavies – and it's pretty ... (Soul) read more CD

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Melba MooreNever Say Never (with bonus track) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... Summer 2014 (delayed)
Melba Moore at the height of her 80s powers – stepping out here with help from Kashif, who sings a bit and plays keyboards – along with Paul Lawrence Jones, whose keys also shine brightly on the set! There's a nicely jazzy undercurrent to some of the best numbers – that flowing ... (Soul) read more CD

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Melba MooreOther Side Of The Rainbow (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1982. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An early 80s classic from Melba Moore – best known for one of her biggest hits, "Love's Comin' At Ya", an enduring number that's got an irresistible groove! Like many of Melba's other albums, this one does a wonderful job of delivering radio-friendly pop soul and still hitting us ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Other Side Of The Rainbow ... LP 2.99

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Melba MooreRead My Lips (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1985. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An early 80s set from Melba Moore – recorded at a time when she was really coming into her own! Read My Lips has Melba working nicely with some tight Capitol soul backings – often a bit heavy on the beats, but in a way that guides the tunes strongly from the bottom, and lets Melba's ... (Soul) read more CD

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Melba MooreWhat A Woman Needs (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
An early 80s set from Melba Moore – with some bubbling club soul grooves carried over from the 70s, plus spacier and funkier touches – largely produced by McFadden & Whitehead and featuring Kashif on moog bass! Given the production style here and the release date, we get the ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Ndugu & The Chocolate Jam CoDo I Make You Feel Better (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Definitely the sort of album to make you feel better – given the tight, soulful sounds of Ndugu Chancler and this Chocolate Jam Company! The album's got roots in jazz – Ndugu's a drummer with work on countless other albums – but also steps out with plenty of soul, too – ... (Soul) read more CD

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New HorizonsSomething New/Gonna Have Big Fun ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983/1984. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
2 classics from New Horizons – back to back on a single CD! Something New is something great from New Horizons – the group's second album, and even tighter than the first! Roger Troutman had a very big hand in the record, lending the group some very Zapp-ish touches in their grooves ... (Soul) read more CD

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Kellee PattersonKellee (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Shadybrook/FTG, 1976. Used ... $8.99
Kellee Patterson's amazing first album for the Shadybrook label – a total killer all the way through, and much harder and heavier than any of her later sides for the label! The record's got a nice jazzy vibe that's a good bridge between her earlier work on Black Jazz, and her later, ... (Soul) read more CD
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Perry & SanlinFor Those Who Love/We're The Winners ... CD
Capitol/FTG, Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A sublime double-header – both rare albums from Perry & Sanlin, together on one CD! First up is For Those Who Love – the first Capitol effort from Phil Perry & Kevin Sanlin – two excellent harmony soul singers who were part of the legendary Montclairs who recorded for ... (Soul) read more CD

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New Platinum HookWatching You ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great work from Platinum Hook – a group who got their start in late 70s Motown, but who sound even better on this sweet 80s date for RCA! The album's got a vibe that grabs us right from the start – 80s soul with plenty of boogie at the bottom – fused together in a tight blend of ... (Soul) read more CD

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Poor Righteous TeachersHoly Intellect (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Profile/FTG, 1990. New Copy ... Fall 2014
The classic debut of Poor Righteous Teachers – a creative benchmark for the Five Percenter style – and and one best records to come outta the scene! Tight group rap of the highest dawn of the 90s caliber – with a distinct singular voice, courtesy of leader and lyricist Wise ... (Hip Hop) read more CD
Also available Holy Intellect ... LP 11.99

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Martha ReevesRest Of My Life (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1976. New Copy ... Around December 16, 2014
Martha's lost the Vandellas for this one, but that's fine with us – as she's stepping out as a hip soul diva, laying down a mixture of mellow and upbeat tunes, in a style that's somewhere between Marlena Shaw and Gladys Knight. Production (and we assume arrangements) are by Tony Silvester, ... (Soul) read more CD
 
 



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