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Well-chosen compilations, filled with great sounds -- often focused around an overlooked scene or style!


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Pure Vol 3
Pure, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint-
Remember these compilations? Before the funky phenomenom went above ground, they were one of the best ways to get your fix. Fifteen tracks on this volume: Eddy Jacobs Exchange "Pull My Coat", Freedom Now Brothers "Sissy Walk", Third Avenue Blues Band "Come And Get It" ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Concrete Funk
Concrete, 1995. Near Mint-
One of our favorite compilation from a nice, but short-lived series from the late 90s, and an excellent selection of hard funk grooves, with lots of tracks filled with choppy guitars and a few nice drum breaks. Cuts include "Chick A Boom" by Pazant Brothers, "Stand Up" by ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Dagored (Italy), Early 70s. Used
Despite the cloying title of this one, the set's a very sweet collection of Italian 70's themes with a groovy sexy sound to them. There's perhaps more of a camp feel than usual (if you can believe that!), with sounds that have a bit of a Barbarella-ish feel, or sort of a Euro b-grade erotic ... CD
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BMG (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. Used
Groovy stuff from behind the Iron Curtain! This second volume in the Amiga A Go-Go series digs through East German beat group and pop of the mid and late 60s – proving, as the notes say, that "The British Invasion didn't stop at the wall!" The tunes are all great small combo ... CD
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Cinevox (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used
As is ably demonstrated by the large number of Brazilian-sounding bands to come out of Italy in the past 10 years, the bossa nova sound has always had a big big influence on the direction of Italian music. This cool set from Cinevox traces some of the roots of that influence – by focusing on ... CD
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P-Vine (Japan), 1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s. Used
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Wayne State University, 1999. Used
Tracks from Los Amigos Invisibles, Los Lobos, the Greyboy Allstars, Mose Allison & others. CD
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Prestige/BGP (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy
Really classic jazz grooves from the vaults of Prestige Records – the kind of cuts that first broke big on the London scene of the 80s, at a time when diggers were setting fire to the rare groove scene too! The cuts here are proof that some of the best work doesn't need to come from ... CD
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BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy
Beautifully spiritual jazz from the post-Coltrane generation – a wealth of righteous grooves from the early 70s – brought together in one mighty collection! If you dig the work of Pharoah Sanders, Alice Coltrane, and other giants on Impulse Records, this is a great way to dig even ... CD
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Righteousness
Blue Note (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD
The headier sound of Blue Note Records – served up in a batch of tracks that focus on that late 60s period when the label started to open up into a much more righteous groove! The styles here are very much in step with the most progressive cultural movements in the US at the time – and ... CD
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BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP
Jazzy 45s galore – and a huge dip into the vaults of Prestige Records! This tasty set brings together 18 classics recorded in the heyday of the jazz funk years at Prestige – the late 60s and early 70s, a time when the soul jazz sounds of previous years were being forged into a leaner, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder- ... CD
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BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP
A mountain of funk from one of the greatest soul labels of all time! Stax is known round the world over for their soulful work – by singers like Otis Redding or Carla Thomas, and instrumental tunes by Booker T & The Mgs – but the label was also quite a funky powerhouse – ... LP, Vinyl record album
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BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Even better than volume one – and a stellar collection of rare funky grooves! The compilation features a brilliant batch of tracks from the 70s – mostly underground soul, jazz, and funk tunes that have yet to appear on reissues, chosen by UK DJ Dean Rudland, with a feel that's as ... CD
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Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy
A really great entry into one of our favorite series ever – and a set that's overflowing with rare jukebox jazz from the 60s! These aren't the heady tracks of the Coltrane generation, but the kind of soulful stompers that were brewing underneath – circulating on 45s from lots of indie-l ... CD
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Blue Note (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy 2CD
A great introduction to the amazing hardbop work recorded by Blue Note in the late 50s and 1960s – served up as a massive 2CD set filled with some of the label's most cooking classics! The sound here is always tight, right, and to the point – a key illustration of the care and focus ... CD
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Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy
Amazing – and the best yet in this legendary series! Like the other volumes, this is a collection of funky work produced by James Brown for other artists, most of it lifted from his legendary People Records imprint. However, unlike the others, or at least unlike the first volume, this ... CD
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Medical, Early 80s. New Copy
A killer collection of early 80s electronic numbers – most of them in a post-punk sort of style, but often with a bit of a dancefloor groove as well! Most of these cuts were issued only on rare 7" singles – and are brought together here by the wonderful talents of Medical Records ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Numero, 1970s. Near Mint-
Ah for the day of the hometown radio station – those halcyon 70s years when local rock powerhouses really reigned the airwaves, and could shape the listening tastes of an entire region of listeners! And back in the day, some of the stations were so strong, they acted as key forces in the ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Lo Recordings (UK), 2002. Used
A monstrous collection of hard-hitting funky rock rarities – with plenty of rough edges and heavy moments! The set was compiled by producer Gareth Goddard, and features 15 obscure tracks that are filled with hard guitars and heavy drums – more than a few of which you'll recognized from ... CD
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Boogie Times (France), Mid 80s. Used
Loads of great grooves you probably don't have in your own record collection – a host of rare singles from the 80s, all hand-picked to offer up some of the grooviest sounds around! The styles here start out in boogie, but then really take off as the set goes on – showing a maturing ... CD
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Funky Judge
White Label, Mid/Late 90s. Near Mint-
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Secret Stash, 1960s/1970s. New Copy
Rare soul from Minneapolis – a surprisingly great source for grooves in the years before Prince and Morris Day! Turns out, the Twin Cities were already funky, way before the Purple One came into being – as you'll hear in this wealth of rare singles from the late 60s on up through the ... CD
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Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold
Rare raw funk from the late 60s & early 70s – singles dug from the regional US scenes for the most part (plus a stellar number from funky funky Trinidad) – incredible numbers from Guitar Ray, Don Ray & Hobbit, James Polk & The Brothers, The Herculoids, TD & Jimmy James 3 ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Mod Jazz
Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
One of our favorite compilations of all time – a smoking batch of soulful jazz from the 60s, with a slight bit of funk and blues thrown in as well! The set's exactly what's promised in the title – jazz cuts, but with an ultra-cool mod vibe – the kind of soulful sounds that played ... LP, Vinyl record album
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BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP
Killer funky stuff! Dean Rudland put together this tasty set of lost funk tracks from the many labels currently making up the BGP/Ace catalog – and the groove runs through 15 tracks of hard heavy soul, fuzzy funky instrumentals, and slammin groovy grooves. A few tracks on the set might be ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Rare gems from the funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – and maybe the most smoking volume in this all-great series so far! The sound is hard and heavy right from the start – very much in the best mode of the funky 45 reissues we've been hearing from Tramp in recent ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs
Rare funk, soul, and jazz – all with the same great gritty sound we've come to love from the Movements series! The collection is right in line with some of the excellent funky 45 reissues from the Tramp label – but the set also shows their deeper digging in recent years, and their ... LP, Vinyl record album
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BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder- ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD
Classic club and soulful disco, all brought together in service of the lasting memory of Larry Levan – legendary DJ at the Paradise Garage, and a key force in shaping the sound of the dancefloor for years to come! The set features some material presented in special Larry Levan mixes, plus ... CD
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Resolution, 1995. Used
One of our favorite comps from years back – with an amazing blend of grooves that ranges from Soul (Leroy Hutson, Marva Whitney), to Brazilian (Jayme Marques, Tamba Trio), to groovy (Aquarians, Harold McNair), and which manages to take these diverse things, put them together, and create a ... CD
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Truth & Soul, Early 70s/2000s. New Copy
A fantastic, more stylistically sprawling set of funky singles from our friends at Truth & Soul! Fallin' Off The Reel III features 20 tracks in the order of release of their limited edition funky 45s – tracks from Lee Fields, Cosmic Force, El Michels Affair, Ghetto Brothers, Black Velvet ... CD
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Fania, Late 60s. New Copy
A killer batch of boogaloo and Latin Soul – and a set that even features 2 unissued gems from the vaults of Fania Records! As with the previous entry in this series, the sound here is plenty darn soulful throughout – lyrics that are often in English, and rhythms that borrow heavily ... CD
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Salsoul/Ultra, Late 70s/2013. New Copy Gatefold
The title borrows a slogan from the late 70s disco years at Salsoul Records – but the groove here is 21st Century all the way – thanks to a host of very contemporary-styled mixes that take older classics from the label, and infuse them with a modern dancefloor groove! Even back in the ... CD
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Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Rare gems from the funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – and maybe the most smoking volume in this all-great series so far! The sound is hard and heavy right from the start – very much in the best mode of the funky 45 reissues we've been hearing from Tramp in recent ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s/2000s. New Copy 2CD
The third in the Horse Meat Disco series from Strut – celebrated the London DJ collective and the decades of far reaching club soul, disco, 80s boogie, electro and all around floor-shaking groovers that drive the sound – classic club numbers and some new original mixes! Volume 3 ... CD
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Philadelphia International/Harmless (UK), 1970s. Used 8 x 12" singles
Massive mixes from the mighty Tom Moulton – a huge package that not only includes some classic lost and rare mixes from the 70s, but also previously unreleased Moulton mixes, appearing here for the first time ever! If there's anyone who's ever been well-suited to reworking a Philly groove, ... LP, Vinyl record album
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EMI (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s/2011. Used
A fantastic mix of classic funky soul – from 70s dancefloor jazz funk on Blue Note, to group and solo soul efforts for other labels under the Capitol & EMI empire – mixed masterfully the DJ Muro on this excellent set from EMI Japan! It's a great batch of sophisticated, well ... CD
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Guerilla Reissues, 1970s. Used
A motherlode of Indian-styled funk – grooves that are heavy on the sitar, but which also feature a fair bit of American funk influences as well! The tracks are all pretty darn obscure, and most are actually from India – not copycat tracks from Europe and the US – and alongside ... CD
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Now Again, 1960s/1970s. Used CD/DVD
Volume 2 of Now Again's True Soul revival – giving the legacy treatment to the deep funky soul of the amazing Arkansas independent label of the 60s & 70s! It's filled with far-reaching southern soul and funk, some that goes toe-to-toe with the higher profile sounds of Stax and Hi when ... CD
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Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used
One of the best compilations of New Orleans funk we've ever seen! Sure, the reissue market is always filled with stuff from the Crescent City – but so many New Orleans compilations are cheapo knock-offs, designed to cash in on the drunk Jazz & Heritage crowd, or they're simplistic sets ... CD
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Numero, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs
Great work from a label that was way out in the Cleveland scene of the 60s – but which bristles with some of the best energy of Detroit and Chicago at the time! The tiny imprint never cracked the big time, but not for lack of quality – as the cuts here have a sharp blend of deep soul ... CD
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Invictus/Harmless (UK), 1970s. New Copy 14CD
One of the coolest collections of 70s soul we've ever seen – an amazingly complete compilation that features every single 45 issued by the team of Holland Dozier Holland on their three famous soul labels of the time – Invictus, Hot Wax, and Music Merchant! The set features a whopping ... CD
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Light In The Attic, Mid 60s/Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Funk from Seattle? Hardly seems likely – but prepare to be amazed! The funky reissuers at Light In The Attic, in collaboration with Mr Supreme, have unearthed a treasure trove of rare singles and groovers for the set – all obscure local recordings from the Emerald City scene, most of ... LP, Vinyl record album
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Light In The Attic, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold
Funk from Seattle? Hardly seems likely – but prepare to be amazed! The funky reissuers at Light In The Attic, in collaboration with Mr Supreme, have unearthed a treasure trove of rare singles and groovers for the set – all obscure local recordings from the Emerald City scene, most of ... CD
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Demon (UK), 1980s. New Copy 5 CDs
100 tracks of prime 80s soul – served up in a compact package at a mighty nice price! The work here runs the gamut of 80s dancefloor modes – from late disco tracks to early house cuts, with plenty of other styles in between – and the range of artists is mostly mainstream, in a ... CD
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Numero, 1960s/1970s. New Copy
A blistering collection of funk, hard-charging r&b and psychedelic soul from the Phoenix scene – amazing singles issued mostly in the late 60s and early 70s and spearheaded by producer Mike Lenaburg – and a great portrait of a too-long neglected funky southwest! Mighty Mike ... CD
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Numero, Late 60s. New Copy
That's a sweet image on the cover – and the grooves inside are equally dynamic too – a really wonderful collection that's easily one of the most compelling in Numero's Eccentric Soul series! The work here all hails from the tiny San Antonio scene of the late 60s – but much of the ... CD
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Love Injection, 1980s/2013. New Copy
A collection of disco, funk and boogie breaks and loops – one that sets itself apart from most other breaks records – by going into the 1980s era, as opposed raw early breakbreat funk! 2 sides of post disco kicks, snares, horns, handclaps, synths and more. LP, Vinyl record album
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Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Killer soul from the Forte label of Kansas City – a tiny imprint, but a really great one too – and a company with an especially strong ear for the funkier side of the spectrum! This Numero set really gets back to the greatness that first made us fall in love with their collections in ... CD
 
Updated August 01, 2014


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