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A Certain RatioForce (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Factory/Mute, 1986. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
One of the tightest albums ever from A Certain Ratio – a set that has them drawing on their 70s funk inspirations even more than before – and really finding a way to focus the soulful side of their talents! In a way, the sound here is a bit like that taken by Gang Of Four over the ... (Rock, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ AaliyahBack & Forth (LP, Mr Lee & R Kelly's rmx, Ms Mello rmx, Mr Lee's club mix, Ms Mello inst, Mr Lee's bonus beats) (colored vinyl) (2018 Record ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1994. New Copy (pic cover)... $16.99
The classic debut single – written by R Kelly, but fully owned and made forever fresh by Aaliyah! Includes the uberclassic Age Ain't Nothing But A Number LP version and a bunch of great 12" mixes. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 2500 on purple vinyl.)

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Gregory AbbottI Got The Feelin' (It's Over) (extended, album, inst) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1986. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Colonel AbramsColonel Abrams ... LP
MCA, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Mid 80s soul from Detroit's Colonel Abrams –one of the first artists to take the then burgeoning house sound into the mainstream – paired up with nicely grooving modern soul vibe! Includes the his "Trapped" and "I'm Not Gonna Let", with those bright and bumping ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(With hype sticker.)

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Barbara AcklinI Did It ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $14.99
One of Barbara Acklin's beautiful albums for Brunswick, and one of the hardest to find of the bunch! This might be because the record features a few cuts from other albums – in a style that was sometimes oddly used by Brunswick when issuing albums on its big stars – but don't let that ... read more CD

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Barbara AcklinLove Makes A Woman ... LP
Brunswick, 1968. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Barbara Acklin's first album – and a landmark of Chicago soul that firmly established Acklin as one of the city's best writers and new female singers! Acklin had a classy sound that was different than some of her raw soul sisters in the city – but although she was classy, she also didn' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear with a sticker in one corner.)

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Act One (Act 1)Act One (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Spring/Southbound (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
An obscure soul group, but a great one – equally at home with a fragile harmony tune as they were with more uptempo groovers for the dancefloor! This one and only album from Act One is a perfect illustration of the best two sides of the east coast indie soul scene of the early 70s – ... read more CD
Also available Act One (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Act One (Act 1)Act One (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Spring/Southbound (UK), 1974. Used ... $6.99
An obscure soul group, but a great one – equally at home with a fragile harmony tune as they were with more uptempo groovers for the dancefloor! This one and only album from Act One is a perfect illustration of the best two sides of the east coast indie soul scene of the early 70s – ... read more CD
Also available Act One (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 8.99

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Johnny AdamsMan Of My Word ... CD
Rounder, 1998. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Oleta AdamsMoving On ... CD
Mercury/Fontana, 1995. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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AdevaI Thank You (new jersey mix, somehouse somewhere mix, philadelphia mix, 7" edit) ... 12-inch
Capitol, 1989. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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AfricaliAyiko Bia (voc, inst, special radio edit) ... 12-inch
Easy Street, 1983. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Labels have some pen.)

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Yasuko AgawaSunglow ... CD
Victor/Beatball (Korea), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
A classic groover from Yasuko Agawa – proof that the Japanese scene had an ear for soul in the years before Monday Michiru! The early 80s set is made up from equal parts jazz, soul, and Brazilian influences – all used nicely with tight, fusiony production that really works nicely with ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD

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Airmen Of NoteBrothers In Blue ... LP
US Air Force, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $28.99
A great album from this Air Force group – with some nice 70s touches! Reedman Roger Hogan handles arrangements and a few compositions – and the set also features Ronnie Wells on vocals on two tracks! Titles include nice arrangements of the Stevie Wonder tunes "Superstition" ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Airmen Of NoteJust In Time ... LP
US Air Force, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
One of those groovy Air Force jazz albums from the 70s – and a bit soulful too, thanks to vocals from Sgt Bobbie McCleary! The set includes a nice version of "Livin For The City"! (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Al & The KiddWe Like To Party (vocal, inst) ... 12-inch
Al & The Kidd, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A heavily percussive groove – of the sort that made Al & The Kidd one of the funkiest groups on the DC scene! The style here is still very much in a 70s funky club mode, but you can also hear a bit of go-go drums in the mix too – never used too strongly, but hinting towards the ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Gerald AlbrightJust Between Us ... LP
Atlantic, 1987. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label on one corner.)

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Sandra AlexandraWarm & Wild ... LP
Uni, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Very nice pop soul session, with production by Calvin Carter, and a sound that's similar to some of the Capitol LA soul sessions from the late 60s. Sandra sings in an easy loungey voice, and covers tracks like "Wedding Bell Blues", "She Will Break Your Heart", and "Ooh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, some ring & edge wear, and a very small stain on one corner.)

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Lorez AlexandriaLorez Sings Pres – A Tribute To Lester Young ... LP
King, Late 50s. Good+ ... $3.99
A classic album from one of our favorite jazz singers ever – a set that really set a whole new standard for a generation! Even at this early stage, Lorez Alexandria was an amazingly accomplished vocalist – as you'll hear on this excellent selection of tunes from the Lester Young ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Debbie AllenSpecial Look ... LP
MCA, 1989. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index label on one corner and some pen on back.)

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✨✧ Donna AllenJoy and Pain (remix, LP, dance, edit dance) ... 12-inch
Oceana, 1988. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Lee Allen, Big Jay McNeely, Hal Singer, Sam TaylorHonkers & Screamers – The Roots Of Rock N Roll Vol 6 ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/1954/1961. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
The cover says "roots of rock n roll" – but the set features some killer tenor work from Savoy Records – late 40s sides by Paul Williams, Hal Singer, and Big Jay McNeely – a 1954 date by Lee Allen – and obscure 1961 recordings by the great Sam Taylor! (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Rance Allen GroupBrothers ... LP
Truth/Stax, 1973. Very Good ... $11.99
A lesser-known gem from Rance Allen and group – recorded during their incredible early run at Stax! The sound here seems even more powerful than on the group's first album – a wicked blend of gospel and soul, served up with relatively spare instrumentation that features keyboards and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear & a split bottom seam.)

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Tony AllenBlack Voices ... LP
Kindred Spirits/Comet (France), 1999. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99
A seminal set that really put Tony Allen back on top – a record that showed that Allen was way more than just Fela's drummer, or another Afro Funk artist in general – but instead a really free-thinking, deep-concept musician overall! The album comes from key time that Allen spent on ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Luther AllisonLive In Chicago ... CD
Alligator, 1995/1997. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Luther AllisonRich Man ... CD
Ruf Records (Germany), 1987. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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AllspiceAllspice ... CD
Fantasy/Dusty Groove, 1977. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
The only album ever from Allspice – but a hell of an incredible soul record – and one that's kept the group's name strong with collectors and rare groove fanatics for years! The album's on of the best Fantasy Records productions by Wayne Henderson and his At Home team – and like ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)

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Justo AlmarioFamily Time ... LP
MCA, 1980. Very Good- ... $1.99
A smooth little set from reedman Justo Almario – the player who cut some great work with Roy Ayers, and who's also been a key force in Latin jazz on the west coast! The set's got a sound that's a bit more mainstream fusion than some of Justo's other work – but a groove that's still ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Justo AlmarioPlumbline ... CD
Meadowlark (Canada), 1987. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Herb AlpertRise ... CD
A&M, 1979. Used ... $8.99
A whole new level of genius for Herb Alpert – a record that's light years away from his earlier work with the Tijuana Brass, and which has the trumpeter stepping strongly into the world of smooth jazzy fusion! The title track here went platinum the minute it was released – and became ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Rise ... LP 4.99

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Herb AlpertRise ... LP
A&M, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A whole new level of genius for Herb Alpert – a record that's light years away from his earlier work with the Tijuana Brass, and which has the trumpeter stepping strongly into the world of smooth jazzy fusion! The title track here went platinum the minute it was released – and became ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Rise ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Herb AlpertRise/Aranjuez (Mon Amour) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1979. Used (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
Trumpety genius from Herb Alpert – a cut that gave him one massive hit to close out the 70s, and a tune that crossed over big into clubs, radio, and plenty of shag-carpeted rec rooms too! And hey, it worked for Biggie, right? 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Alpha RomeoLove Sex Or Money?/Fired Up! ... 12-inch
Baltonic, 1988. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Includes promo sheet/bio.)

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Gerald AlstonGerald Alston ... LP
Motown, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Brilliant solo work from Gerald Alston – the first album issued under his own name, after a strong legacy of work with The Manhattans! Alston's vocals are wonderful here – beautifully crafted, with a sense of maturity and feeling that most of his younger soul contemporaries couldn't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is still in the shrinkwrap with a hype sticker. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Gerald AlstonTake Me Where You Want To (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1988. Very Good ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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AmnestyFree Your Mind – The 700 West Sessions ... LP
Now Again/Stones Throw, 1973. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $21.99 23.98
Rare funk from the Indy scene of the early 70s – the long-overdue release of material recorded by a really hard-jamming, horn-heavy combo! Amnesty have a sound that's awash in the best large group influences of the time – a bit of Earth Wind & Fire, a bit of Parliament/Funkadelic, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Available again after a a few years out of print!)

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AnacostiaAnacostia (1977) ... LP
MCA, 1977. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Mellow soul and soaring club – all nicely balanced together in this first album from the group Anacostia! There's a sound here that's slightly different than some of the other east coast groups of the time – a willingness to slow things down, then groove them up – all with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Alfa AndersonMusic From My Heart ... CD
Alfa Anderson, 2017. New Copy ... $4.99
Solo work from Alfa Anderson – a singer that you might remember as one of the original voices in Chic – that famous funky soul group from the 70s! Alfa's still held onto all the funky edge of her roots, but has tuned it here towards a much more 21st Century style – lean and ... read more CD

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Casey AndersonMore Pretty Girls Than One ... LP
Atco, 1964. Very Good ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some wear & aging.)

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Ruby AndrewsBlack Ruby ... CD
Zodiac/Everland (Austria), 1972. New Copy ... $15.99
A hell of a great record from Ruby Andrews – a Chicago soul singer who started out sweet, but comes on hard and heavy on this righteous classic from the start of the 70s! The record's got a badass vibe you never would have expected from Andrews a few years before – with tremendous ... read more CD

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AnimotionObsession (album, 7" mix) ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1984. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Anthony & The ImperialsMovie Grabbers ... LP
Veep, 1967. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Great soul versions of movie tunes – arranged by Teddy Randazzo, with all the Little Anthony charm! Titles include "Watch What Happens", "A Man & A Woman", "Georgy Girl", "You Only Live Twice", "The Gentle Rain", "Shadow Of Your ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some wear & notes in pen.)

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Anthony & The ImperialsPayin Our Dues ... LP
Veep, 1966. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Sublime uptown soul from Anthony & The Imperials – here working without the "Little" in their name, which is a good indication of the nature of the material! The tracks are all wonderfully composed original numbers from Teddy Randazzo – who also arranged and produced the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has a small tear in the back panel.)

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ApolloniaApollonia (deluxe edition) ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1988. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99 18.99
Solo work from Apollonia – working here past her time with both Apollonia 6 and her association with Prince – but still showing an equally strong talent for catchy 80s pop! The music is handled by a host of producers, and most numbers are in a beat-heavy mode that follows on her ... read more CD

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Aquarian DreamChance To Dance ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Aquarian Dream step out on their own – working here for the first time without Norman Connors at the helm, but in a groove that's still plenty nice! The clubby aspects of the group's sound are played up by arranger/producer Jeff Lane – who'd worked often with BT Express and Brass ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ArabiansMany Sounds Of The Arabians ... CD
Genie, Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Joan ArmatradingGold ... CD
A&M, 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $4.99
(Rock, Soul) CD
(Small drill hole through spine.)

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Joan ArmatradingTrack Record ... CD
A&M, Late 70s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Manuel ArringtonU Can't Outsmart Women ... LP
Man-U-El, 1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A self-released album from Chicago funnyman Manuel Arrington – with long routines that include "That's My Van", "Black Bart", "Live From Bruno's", and "Live From Aire Crown". LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a plain white sleeve.)

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Steve ArringtonJammin National Anthem (voc long remix, inst long remix) ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Atlantic sleeve.)

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ArtisticsArticulate Artistics ... LP
Brunswick, 1968. Sealed ... $14.99
A well-titled set from one of the greatest soul groups to ever come from Chicago – a sublime quartet who had a way of voicing their tunes that was really head and shoulders above most of their contemporaries! This killer record showcases The Artistics' genius right from the start – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)

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ArtisticsI'm Gonna Miss You ... LP
Brunswick, 1967. Very Good- ... $11.99
A really breakout moment for The Artistics – and the start of a really sublime run with the great Brunswick Records! The group had already broken a bit on Okeh a few years before – securing a top spot on the Chicago scene with their bouncy northern soul groove – a love of rhythm ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, with a split spine.)

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ArtisticsWhat Happened ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. Very Good ... $24.99
A stunning early set from The Artistics – and exactly the kind of record that shows why they were one of the best Chicago soul groups at the end of the 60s! The harmonies are wonderful – smooth, but with a rough undercurrent too – balanced at a level that few groups could touch ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Artz & KraftzWhat A Feeling (12" mix, lp remix, radio, inst) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1990. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered Motown sleeve.)

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Dorothy AshbyDorothy's Harp (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 29.99
One of the grooviest Dorothy Ashby albums of the 60s – a set that has her already-great jazz work on harp backed by Chicago soul arrangements from Richard Evans – all in a blend that's somewhere in the territory of the Soulful Strings, but even groovier! And as an added bonus, Odell ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ashford & SimpsonCome As You Are (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1976. Used ... $12.99
A mid 70s winner from Ashford & Simpson – one of their earlier efforts, and a record that finds them fleshed out as a top notch act of their end – even if it'd be yeas before they'd net the kind of huge chart success that they deserved! Come As You Are is filled with solid soul ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ashford & SimpsonGimme Something Real (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Big Break (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
One of our favorite albums from this legendary duo – Nick Ashford & Valerie Simpson's first album for Warner Brothers, and compared to the numbers moved by biggest hits, you could call this one a hidden gem – filled with near perfect mellow soul jams and more sweetly soaring ... read more CD

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Ashford & SimpsonI Wanna Be Selfish (with bonus track) ... CD
Warner/Big Break (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Stone classic early work from Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson – really moving past the Motown sound – stepping wonderfully into a hip style of soul that would have a huge effect on the direction of R&B in the 70s! I Wanna Be Selfish is actually a very giving effort from the ... read more CD

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Ashford & SimpsonLove Will Fix It – The Best Of Ashford & Simpson ... LP
Warner/Groove Line Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99
A great selection of work by the team of Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson! The pair started out doing some excellent work at Motown during the early 70s – but it wasn't until they moved to Warner in the middle of the decade that they began to emerge as the powerhouse act they became for the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ashford & SimpsonMusical Affair (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Near-perfect work from Ashford & Simpson – really grooving in full powerhouse mode here, and never missing a beat! By all rights, the team should have run out of steam by this point, but the album's another winner from their sublime Warner years – caught in a unique space between ... read more CD
Also available Musical Affair (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 7.99

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Ashford & SimpsonMusical Affair (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1980. Used ... $7.99
Near-perfect work from Ashford & Simpson – really grooving in full powerhouse mode here, and never missing a beat! By all rights, the team should have run out of steam by this point, but the album's another winner from their sublime Warner years – caught in a unique space between ... read more CD
Also available Musical Affair (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ Ashford & SimpsonSend It ... LP
Warner, 1977. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent work from Ashford & Simpson – with some modern soul groovers that are among the best they ever did! The album includes their original reading of "Top Of The Stairs", a great sexy soul duet that was later done by Collins & Collins – and it's also got a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear & an index sticker.)
Also available Send It (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Ashford & SimpsonSend It (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1977. Used ... $9.99
Excellent work from Ashford & Simpson – with some modern soul groovers that are among the best they ever did! Send It twists, turns and grooves with all the elements we love most about Ashford & Simpson in the mid-to-late 70s – memorable songs with the right mix of sultry ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ashford & SimpsonSo So Satisfied (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1977. Used ... $9.99
Sublimely satisfying work from Ashford & Simpson – a stone killer from the height of their late 70s glory days on Warner Brothers! The pair are working together wonderfully at this point – wrapped up in that blend of upbeat soul and righteous undercurrents that made them a real cut ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ashford & SimpsonSolid ... LP
Capitol, 1984. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Darn solid work from Ashford & Simpson – one of the duo's biggest albums for Capitol Records, and a great set from their 80s run for the label! The groove here is a bit more heavy on keyboards and beats than before, but the pair still keep things plenty soulful with their positive, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ashford & SimpsonStreet Opera ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
Dang, these guys could never miss! Even in later years, Ashford and Simpson were still going strong – working here in a wonderfully mellow style that's as soulful for the moment as their mid 70s groovers were for that time. The album's got a sweet modern style that's pretty much in the ... read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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Atlantic StarrAll In The Name Of Love ... CD
Warner, 1986. Used ... $4.99
A mid 80s classic from Atlantic Starr – at the height of their catchy commercial fame – bouncing along with rhythms that crossover nicely to the mainstream, yet still keep a bit of their previous funky edge intact! The groove here is almost in the style that Atlantic Starr inspired in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Atlantic StarrAs The Band Turns ... LP
A&M, 1985. Very Good ... $2.99
Titles include "Freak A Ristic", "Cool Calm Collected", "Silver Shadow", "Let's Start It Over", "Thank You", and "If Your Heart Isn't In It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Atlantic StarrSecret Lovers – The Best Of Atlantic Starr ... CD
A&M, Early/Mid 80s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Atlantic StarrStraight To The Point ... CD
A&M/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
Atlantic Starr definitely get straight to the point on this set – bursting out strongly with an upbeat groove from the very first note – all produced to perfection by maestro Bobby Eli, in the same manner as some of his other great late 70s work for other artists! The group's a big one ... read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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✨✧ Atlantic StarrYours Forever ... LP
A&M, 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A groovy little classic from Atlantic Starr – and a great example of the group's wonderfully catchy way of hitting a groove! The music's never pop, but has some captivating hooks all the way through – sweet little bits mixed in with the funky soul approach of the ensemble – made ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AttitudesGood News ... LP
Dark Horse, 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Slick funk with an LA feel – kind of like Average White Band in the mid 70s, with a soulful edge that almost builds off of the Hall & Oates ballads of early years. If that sounds like a bad thing, it's not – because the record has a great smooth Free Soul quality, and is filled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AuraSpecial Way ... LP
Change (Canada), 1978. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a cutout hole.)

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AurraAre You Single/Living Too Fast ... 12-inch
Salsoul, 1981. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Two nice little groovers from Aura – 80s club numbers with a sound that's less disco than some of the other work on Salsoul. "Are You Single" is really the best one here – a catchy track with a really great hook, snapping along at a fast midtempo pace, with a clean and simple ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Lablels have initials in marker.)

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Patti AustinIntimate Patti Austin ... CD
Mosaic, 1980s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Automatic ManAutomatic Man ... LP
Island, 1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A masterpiece of mid 70s jazz rock – from an obscure combo that features work by fusion legend Todd Cochrane Bayete! Bayete recorded two wonderful albums for Prestige before this set – and although the record has him moving into a much more rock-based style than on his fusion sessions, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the embossed cover, missing the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Average White BandAverage White Band ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1974. Used ... $5.99
AWB's first for Atlantic – and a nice slice of funk that proves that they can mix it up with the best groups of the 70s! The record's got plenty of sweet electric keyboards over smooth funky basslines – and as the years go by, the band's white boy vocals don't sound nearly as bad as we ... read more CD

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Average White BandFree Soul – The Treasure Of Average White Band ... CD
Atlantic/Victor (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
All the great cuts by Average White Band – on one CD! The Average White Band are a perfect choice for the Japanese Free Soul series – as their unique blend of funk, soul, and rock is very much in the spirit of tracks that appear on the other Free Soul various artists compilations. And ... read more CD

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Average White BandSoul Searching ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Sublime mid 70s work from The Average White Band – and a record that really has the group deepening their groove a bit – moving past the heavier funk of their roots, into some mellower grooves that are totally great! There's a great undercurrent of jazz in some of the playing here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersCoffy – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Polydor/Universal, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
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 ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersLet's Do It ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good ... $6.99
Pure magic from the height of Roy Ayers' classic 70s run on Polydor – a record that's filled with warm, jazzy grooves – all served up in that unique style that Roy was forging at the time! The album perfectly balances dancefloor tracks with mellower numbers – stepping out one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersStoned Soul Picnic ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $14.99
An early album as a leader from the great Roy Ayers – a set that captures the vibes man at a time when he'd been working on the west coast soul jazz scene, and was stepping into even greater fame in the group of Herbie Mann! Yet this set is definitely Roy's own – kind of an ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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Roy AyersWake Up ... CD
Ichiban, 1989. Used ... $4.99
Proof that Roy Ayers is always great, no matter what the setting! Even in a low-budget, later album like this, there's an Ayers genius that really shines through – a way of inflecting the rhythms, jazzily tuning the instruments, and soulfully setting the whole thing up that gets way past the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy AyersYou Send Me ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good ... $12.99
A masterpiece – and don't pass it up! Sure, the date's a bit later than some of Roy's classic work, but the record's got a sound like no other – with a slow mellow jazzy style that shows Roy working at the height of his powers! There's some wonderful spacey production on the record ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy Ayers & Wayne HendersonStep Into Our Life ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good ... $5.99
Talk about a meeting of the minds! At the time of this album, Henderson & Ayers were probably the biggest names in the jazz funk business – both with a smooth soulful style that was pushing the genre onto whole new levels, while still keeping firm roots in jazz – a rare blend that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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AzotoDisco Fizz ... LP
Rams Horn/Mondo Groove (Italy), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
An intriguing bit of Italian disco – one that has some of the sweet porno touches of the genre's earliest years, but which also picks up some of the more interesting progressive elements that started to surface in the early 80s! There's some really nice percussion and guitars on the set, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus sticker too!)

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B & G RhythmB & G Rhythm (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1978. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $2.99
The title track from the one and only album by B&G Rhythm – a nicely snapping number with great Wayne Henderson production, and a spacey blend of jazz and funk that would be right at home on Fantasy Records! Lots of nice keyboards in the mix here, but the tune's also got some warmer ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Cover has marker and pen. Labels have pen.)

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Baby HueyBaby Huey Story – The Living Legend (2LP 180 gram vinyl pressing with bonus tracks & turntable mat) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Curtom/Rhino/Run Out Groove, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $36.99
Fantastic! The lost link in the Chicago soul scene of the 60s was Baby Huey – and he was a pretty darn big link too, if you've ever seen him in pictures! Weighing in at about 300 pounds, Baby Huey was sort of a rockin' soul star who played clubs on both sides of the city, to audiences of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing cut by Chris Bellman at Bernie rundman Mastering – with bonus turntable mat. Sold out via the distributor – get while it's still gettable!)

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✨✧ Baby RayWhere Soul Lives ... LP
Imperial, 1967. Sealed ... $14.99
Obscure bluesy soul, recorded for Imperial, but sounding more like something that should have been on their Minit subsidiary. Oddly, there's no picture of Baby Ray on the cover, leaving us to find him even more mysterious than before – especially since we've never seen any other records by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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Wally BadarouEchoes ... CD
Island/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1984. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
A tough record to peg – but a great one too! Wally Badarou plays a range of spacey keyboards that include synclavier, mini moog, and prophet 5 – all over some beats that are a mix of electro and Carribean rhythms – in a style that's part jazzy, part new agey, and part 80s groove! ... read more CD

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✨✧ Erykah BaduMama's Gun ... LP
Motown, 2000. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
A millennial classic from Erykah Badu – a record that came along right as the current century was starting up, to show a soulful path that would keep things strong for many years to come! The album grabbed a bigger audience than Erykah's first, but still kept things strong – really ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pearl BaileyBest Of Pearl Bailey ... LP
Roulette, 1960s. Very Good ... $3.99
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(Cover has some wear, with a sticker in one corner.)

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Philip BaileyChinese Wall ... CD
Columbia, 1984. Used ... $6.99
A big breakthrough for Philip Bailey – and a record that was kind of a second-level explosion for the Earth Wind & Fire sound in the 80s! There's a definite crossover feel to the record – a style that takes Bailey's soulful vocals, and mixes them with lots of catchy hooks – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Anita BakerRapture ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Very Good ... $6.99
A classic album of classy vocals – one that helped set a whole new tone in 80s soul music! Anita had already gained a bit of experience on the soul scene before this set, but with this record she emerged as a full-formed diva who could effortlessly blend jazz and soul into a magnificent new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the shrink, with hype sticker. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Anita BakerSongstress ... CD
Beverly Glen/Elektra, 1983. Used ... $2.99
From the female singer in the obscure group Chapter 8, Anita went onto become one of the biggest selling soul music acts during the 80s – and this album's her first effort as a solo act. The record's a smooth sophisticated batch of soul tunes, with lots of nice jazzy touches, and a classy ... read more CD

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✨✧ Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/Polysom (Brazil), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
An excellent album by one of the greatest Brazilian funk bands ever – a wonderful blend of funk, jazz, and soul – and a set that rivals any of the best work coming from the US at the time! These guys are right on the money right from the start – moving through sharp changes with ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron BanksTruly Bad ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. Used ... $9.99
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 ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysAs One/Nightcruising/Propositions/Dangerous ... CD
Mercury/Robinsongs (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $12.99
A quadruple pack of albums from The Bar-Kays – four records on two CDs! First up is As One, a record that definitely has the Bar-Kays definitely grooving as one – with amazing choppy guitar, bumping basslines, and brassy horns – all wrapped up with some wonderfully warm ... read more CD

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Bar-KaysFlying High On Your Love ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good ... $4.99
A great step forward for The Bar-Kays – an album that actually has them taking on a few mellower moments, amidst the heavy funk you might expect – yet all without softening their groove at all! The album's very much in the best spirit of the group's Mercury debut – still recorded ... (Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysGotta Groove ... LP
Volt, 1969. Very Good+ ... $34.99
Amazing work from the new version of The Bar-Kays – a group who reformed to become a combo as heavy as any of the best funky groups from Detroit, LA, or New York at the time! There's a style here that's a sweet Memphis distillation of ideas bubbling under in music by Sly Stone, Funkadelic, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original blue label pressing. Cover has a cut corner and light stains on back.)
 
 



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