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Mad LadsMad Lads In Action ... LP
Volt, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Some rare early Memphis soul material by this legendary Stax combo! The sound of the recording is a bit rawer than most of the stuff we know by them, but their harmonies are great all the way through, with that hard Memphis soul sound that always made them so great! It features the earliest ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tim MaiaDisco Club ... LP
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Not the throwaway disco you might expect – and instead, an excellent album in the 70s run of Brazilian soul giant Tim Maia – and one that provides a bit of a link to the legacy of his nephew Ed Motta in later years! The album's filled with uptempo tunes – as you'd expect from the ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Disco Club ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Tim MaiaTim Maia (1970) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor (Brazil), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 39.99
The incredible first album by Tim Maia – Brazil's greatest soul star in the 70s, and for good reason too – given that Tim was one of the few who could match the depth of American soul and funk at the time! Yet the music here is way more than just a Brazilian version of American soul ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy vinyl pressing – with lyric insert!)

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✨✧ Tim MaiaTim Maia (1973) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Polysom (Brazil), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 39.99
A great step forward for the legendary Tim Maia – working here in a style that's even tighter and more sophisticated than before – yet still equally filled with funk and soul! The arrangements are a bit bigger than before, and the production a bit more professional – but that ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy vinyl pressing – with lyric insert!)

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Tim MaiaWorld Psychedelic Classics 4 – Nobody Can Live Forever – The Existential Soul Of Tim Maia ... LP
Luaka Bop, 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 23.98
Insanely great sounds from the legendary Tim Maia – easily the most soulful singer in 70s Brazil, and an artist with a heck of a strong ear for funk, too! The music here is an incredible hybrid of American soul and Brazilian elements – especially since some lyrics are in English – ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Boncana MaigaKoyma Hondo EP ... LP
Hot Casa (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
Fantastic work from Boncana Maiga – an artist from Mali, but one who spent a fair bit of time working on the scenes in Havana and New York – where he picked up some very distinct musical influences! All the tracks here are funky, but have a depth that goes way beyond familiar west ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sabu MartinezAfro Temple ... LP
EFG, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Percussionist Sabu Martinez is one of the all-time greats of Latin music – and this record is probably the rarest he ever cut! The album came out of Sweden, where Sabu was residing during the 70s – enjoying some success as an expatriot jazz player in the European scene. The album ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hugh Masekela & OthersHugh Masekela Presents The Chisa Years 1965 to 1976 – Rare & Unreleased ... LP
Chisa/BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 27.98
A decade's worth of groundbreaking funk and African rhythms – all of it recorded by Hugh Masekela for his legendary Chisa label! Back in the 60s, Hugh cracked the American charts with a playful version of South African jazz – but he was also an even hipper cat than you'd guess from his ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Curtis MayfieldRoots ... LP
Curtom, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99
One of our favorite Curtis Mayfield albums ever – a massive early 70s effort that's filled with wonderful songs all the way through, and quite possibly one of the most perfect realization of the righteous vibe of the early 70s Curtom years! Curtis is in fine form throughout – as a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Roots (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Les McCannTalk To The People ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the best of Les McCann's 70s Atlantic recordings, and one that captures him with a lot of fire and funkiness – and none of the looser modes of other recordings from the time! Les sings on about half the cuts – but the focus is still quite strongly on his funky jazz, which makes ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MetersCabbage Alley ... LP
Reprise, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A really cool cooker from The Meters – recorded during their post-Josie run for Warner Brothers, but with this tight vibe that still holds all their funky New Orleans roots intact! The sound is a bit more expanded here – not in a commercial way, but just in a style that has the group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MetersLook-Ka Py Py ... LP
Josie, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Seminal work from The Meters – and an album that's essential for just about any collection of old school funk! The record's a blueprint for grooves that have been copied for generations to come – yet nobody does it better than these Crescent City kings – working here with a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MetersMeters ... LP
Josie, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
One of the greatest albums ever in the history of funk – the first album by The Meters, and virtually the blueprint for countless funk records to come! The album's bubbling over with classics – all hard-hitting instrumentals played by the group in an effortlessly tight style, produced ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MetersStruttin' ... LP
Josie, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
The Meters are struttin plenty here – stepping out with those hard, tight New Orleans grooves that practically changed the way funk sounded in the 60s! The album's one of their classic trio for Josie Records – all of which are sublime – and like the others, it's got this massive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eleanore MillsThis Is Eleanore Mills ... LP
All Platinum/Soul Brother (UK), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The only album ever cut by Eleanor Mills – and a female soul treasure from the 70s that we've totally loved for years! Eleanor has a style that's partly deep soul, but she often works with some of the sweeter soul tendencies of the east coast scene at the time – no surprise, as she ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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MirettesWhirlpool ... LP
Uni, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
A killer heavy soul album by this under-recorded soul combo! The Mirettes were a storming girl group from the late 60s, and their sound was a lot heavier than a lot of the sweeter girl groups from earlier years. The girls have a mix of southern deep soul vocals with some more northern-oriented ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie MittooJackie Mittoo – The Keyboard King At Studio One ... LP
Universal Sound/Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Killer funky organ – and 100% Dynamite! Jackie Mittoo is one of the all-time great organists – as essential to Jamaica as Booker T was to Memphis, or Jimmy McGriff was to New York. He's legendary these days as the player who completely transformed the Hammond sound with his unique ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mombasa RootsMombasa Roots EP ... LP
Afro 7 (Finland), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A Kenyan group from the early 80s – one who work in a great mix of clubby modes and Swahili soul styles! There's keyboards on most numbers, but this isn't the synth pop of the South African scene, as the tunes here generally have deeper grooves overall, and the percussion is usually live ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a very cool screen-printed sleeve, too!)

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Lee MooreGram Of Boogie – The Story Of Lee Moore – Score Records & LM Records Memphis 1979 to 1989 (5LP set) ... LP
Past Due, Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 5LP ... $54.99 85.99
A lost legacy in clubby soul – a huge amount of work from singer/producer Lee Moore – a post-Stax talent on the Memphis scene, and an artist who also made a bit of a mark on the New York scene! The "boogie" in the title is a very good indication of the groove going on here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Rudy Ray Moore & The Soul Rebellion OrchestraDolemite ... LP
Generation International, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Quite possibly THE mother of all funky soundtracks – the legendary score to Rudy Ray Moore's classic first Dolemite film! The record's been referenced for years, and all the hype is totally right – because the whole thing's overflowing with funky tracks both vocal and instrumental ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sister Gertrude Morgan/King BrittLet's Make A Record/King Britt Presents Sister Gertrude Morgan (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Ropeadope, 1968/2005. New Copy 2LP Trifold ... $33.99 34.98
A pair of wonderful records – reissued here together as a single 2LP set! The core album Let's Make A Record is a starkly beautiful album from New Orleans street evangelist Sister Gertrude Morgan – recorded in 1968 with only voice and tambourine, but in a way that's got a highly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1500!)

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MoversKansas City (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Gallo/Soundway (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
A stone classic from one of the hippest groups on the South African scene of the 70s – and one of the few who could compete well with American soul groups of the same time! The cover makes the album look like some overlooked New York club treasure from the period – and the feel of the ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New BirthIt's Been A Long Time ... LP
RCA, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the nicest early albums by this great 70s soul collective – featuring a strong mix of funk and mellow soul tracks, with backing by the Nite Liters on some tracks, and production by the great Harvey Fuqua throughout! Titles include "Wild Flower", "It's Been A Long ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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New BirthNew Birth ... LP
RCA, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Way more than just another soul group – as The New Birth are almost big enough to be their own sort of soul music village – complete with different neighborhoods along the way! Vocals are handled by the combined groups of The Mint Juleps and Now Sound – gals and guys that soar ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available New Birth ... LP 33.99

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New York Rock & Soul RevueNew York Rock & Soul Revue – Live At The Beacon ... LP
Warner/Rhino, 1991. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
A collision of generations – as giants of the world of 70s and 80s AOR come together to pay tribute to the soulful styles of the years before! At the time, the album was the sort that really made us cringe – since we were such soul purists back in the 90s – but over the years, we' ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2018 Rhino Start Your Ear Off Right exclusive. Double LP pressing with etched vinyl!)

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Pacific ExpressOn Time (with download) ... LP
World Seven (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
Warm 70s soul from Pacific Express – a South African group, but one who maybe have more of a west coast American vibe than you might expect! The music here is really well put-together – maybe on the more soulful side of the AOR spectrum, but without any of the too-polished modes you'd ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Betty PadgettBetty Padgett ... LP
Luv N' Haight, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 16.98
Rare Florida soul from Betty Padgett – a 70s singer who didn't chart nearly as high as some of her sunshine state contemporaries, but who sounds equally great on this rare self-titled debut! Like Gwen McCrae, Betty's got a great way both with mellow, soul-drenched tunes, and with funkier ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Finally repressed!)

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✨✧ Ralfi PaganRalfi Pagan ... LP
Fania/Get On Down, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.98
The first album by the king of falsetto Latin soul! Ralfi sang in a beautiful souful way that presaged the style that most of the later east coast male vocal groups would take up, with lots of high notes, and a good weepy sound – alternating lyrics in Spanish and English. Nice Latin ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ParliamentNewburgh Session (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Funk To The Max (Netherlands), 1976. New Copy Gatefold ... $36.99
Vintage live recordings by George Clinton and his mighty P-Funk empire in the mid 70s – rehearsal sessions for the famous P-Funk Earth Tour – recorded in an airplane hanger in upstate New York! The sound is incredibly crisp and vibrant – these aren't sloppy rehearsal moments, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on 180 gram colored vinyl!)

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Pazant BrothersSkunk Juice – Dirty Funk From The Big Apple ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Mindblowing funk from one of the greatest combos on the New York scene of the early 70s – Pazant Brothers Eddie & Al, heard here on a host of their greatest recordings! The album is overstuffed with horn-heavy funky grooves that mark the Pazants as one of the hottest things going at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dan PennDo Right Man ... LP
Sire/Blue Horizon/Rhino, 1994. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
A great comeback moment for one of the seminal songwriters of 60s southern soul – heard here in a surprisingly faithful setting that really returns Dan Penn to his glory! The tunes include many numbers that Dan wrote, but which were made famous by other singers at the time – and ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2018 Rhino Start Your Ear Off Right exclusive. First time on vinyl in the US!)

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Esther PhillipsEsther Phillips – At Onkel PO's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1978 ... LP
Jazz Line (Germany), 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Esther Phillips might be best known for her studio records in the 70s – that great line of classics she recorded for the Kudu Records label – but she's completely on fire here in a live setting, where she stretches out even more than usual – and really reminds us of her genius! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Esther Phillips – At Onkel PO's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1978 ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Prana PeoplePrana People (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Prelude/Omaggio (Italy), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A stunning early set from brothers Tunde-Ra and Taharqa Aleem – a duo who later recorded together as Aleem and The Fantastic Aleems to much greater fame in the early 80s! Here, though, the brothers are working in very moody club territory – crafting these great grooves that are heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Prince4Ever (4LP set) ... LP
Warner, 1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy ... $50.99 54.98
The music of Prince lives on – in this beautiful collection that features a number of mixes that appear here on LP for the first time ever, and an unreleased track as well! The unreleased "Moonbeam Levels" may well be the prize here for longtime Prince completitsts – but the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Also features exclusive photo art prints by Herb Ritts!)

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Professor RhythmProfessor 3 (with bonus download) ... LP
Awesome Tapes From Africa, 1991. New Copy ... $15.99 20.98
A set of brightly bubbling grooves from Professor Rhythm – and a record that really seems to fit the changing mood on the South African scene of the time! Most of the tracks are instrumental – with just a bit of chorus vocals here and there – and they've got an upbeat, optimistic ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Professor 3 ... CD 11.99

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Bernard Purdie (Pretty Purdie)Soul Drums (50th anniversary 2LP version – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Date/Nature Sounds, 1967. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $33.99 34.98
Massive work from one of the funkiest drummers of all time – the legendary Bernard Pretty Purdie, stepping out here in a batch of instrumentals that may well be his greatest album ever! Bernard's drums are right up front in the mix – leading off all tunes with a full, funky, echoey ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Drums (expanded edition) ... CD 13.99

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Roy RobertsRoy Roberts Experience ... LP
Perfect Toy (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99
A long-overdue full length set of work from Roy Roberts – a musician who's maybe best known for his more recent blues material on the Virginia scene, but who's presented here in a hip array of early funk and soul singles! The groove is nice and deep – and Roy's definitely coming from a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Max Romeo & The UpsettersWar Ina Babylon (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Island/4 Men With Beards, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 23.99
Essential stuff, whether you're a fan of roots reggae, Jamaican soul or the otherworldly antics of the Upsetter! Though you might not know it from some of the bitter rebukes Scratch later laid to wax against him, Romeo was clearly his favorite son when it came to vocalists, and got the prodigal ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited red vinyl pressing!)

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Diana Ross & The SupremesSupreme Rarities 1960 to 1969 – Motown Lost & Found (4 X 180 gram vinyl box set) ... LP
Motown/Hip-O Select, 1960s. New Copy 4LP (reissue)... $54.99 60.00
A great little set that once again proves that longstanding rule – that with vintage Motown, even the obscure bits are completely top shelf! As you'd guess from the title, this package is overflowing with rare material from Diana Ross & The Supremes – all pulled from that legendary ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(4 X 180 gram vinyl box set!)

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Eddie RussTake A Look At Yourself ... LP
Monument/Soul Brother (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A funky fusion classic from keyboardist Eddie Russ – and quite possibly his most fully developed album ever! Eddie's working here at a level that's right up there with Weldon Irvine, Lonnie Liston Smith, and Bobby Lyle – a wonderful fusion of jazz and soul that's carried off perfectly ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gil Scott-HeronFree Will (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
A really tremendous album from the legendary Gil Scott-Heron – and a set that stands as one of his greatest statements from the 70s! The record is a wonderful example of Gil's work in two different styles – sweet mellow jazzy soul, and harder heavier protest poetry – the latter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gil Scott-HeronPieces Of A Man (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Our favorite-ever album from Gil Scott-Heron – and a set that we'd easily rank as one of our favorite soul records of the 70s! The mix of modes is mindblowing right from the start – as Gil's poetry comes into play with his growing talents as a singer, and his warm sensibility for jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pieces Of A Man (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Gil Scott-HeronRevolution Will Not Be Televised ... LP
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
A set that wasn't initially conceived as a full album by Gil Scott-Heron – but one that's come to be an essential part of his catalog, thanks to the always-relevant title theme! The album's actually a classic collection of work from the early years of Gil Scott-Heron at the Flying Dutchman ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Revolution Will Not Be Televised (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonGil Scott-Heron Anthology – Messages ... LP
Soul Brother (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99
Some of the best tracks ever from the pair of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson – some of most righteous, authoritative and thematically heavy soul music ever created – compiled in one incredible set! Messianic, emotive vocals from Gil and stunningly restrained, magical soul jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SeaquenceMix Faze ... LP
Aidqueen/High Jazz (Switzerland), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
The cover looks a bit sci-fi, but the music is very down to earth – rare tracks recorded on the San Diego scene at the start of the 80s by a local group with a great ear for a groove! The music's funky, but often has a lot more going on too – some jazzier flourishes in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Eddy SenayHot Thang (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sussex/Modern Harmonic, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A heck of a great little guitar funk album – a rare early 70s session from the groovy Eddy Senay – an artist that we'd rank right up there with bigger names like Phil Upchurch, David T Walker, Dennis Coffey, or Eddie Fisher at the same time! Fisher's maybe the best comparison here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited colored vinyl pressing.)
Also available Hot Thang ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ SenoraSenora ... LP
Growing Bin (Germany), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A great set of grooves from the 80s European scene – not recorded by the lovely lady on the cover, but instead by a fusion combo with a really soulful sound! There's plenty of keyboards and guitar in the mix – and the overall feel is maybe like some of the best soul fusion records on ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ann SextonBeginning ... LP
Sound Stage 7, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the greatest female soul records over! The album's a gem all the way through – and probably our favorite (and the rarest album) cut by southern soul diva Ann Sexton – produced with a smooth style that's a lot different than some of her other work! It's got great arrangements by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jackie ShaneAny Other Way ... LP
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99 27.98
Fantastic sounds from Jackie Shane – a Canadian soul singer who's achieved a bit of recent fame, due to her legacy as an underground trans figure – but an artist who'd already be a winner, even without such a fascinating back story! Fortunately, both sides of Jackie's life are included ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Any Other Way ... CD 18.99

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Percy SledgePercy Sledge Way ... LP
Atlantic/Bear Family (Germany), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 31.99
In case you're not hip, the Percy Sledge Way is a deeply soulful one – rooted in the best 60s southern soul traditions, and carried off to perfection on this near-lost Atlantic set! The album's better even than Percy's debut for the label – recorded by Quin Ivy at his legendary Quinvy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sly & The Family StoneThere's A Riot Goin On (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Epic/Sundazed, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 28.99
A wonderful album from Sly and crew – moving way past the straight funk approach of earlier records, into a complicated crossover soul style that's filled with warmth and righteousness! Despite the political tone implied by the "riot" in the title and the co-option of the American ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great gatefold pressing – on red vinyl too!)
Also available There's A Riot Goin' On ... LP 11.99

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Sons of TruthMessage From The Ghetto (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stax/Craft, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the most righteous albums ever issued by Stax Records – from the title of the record, to the cover, to the grooves laid down by the group! The album was originally issued on Truth – the gospel subsidiary of Stax – and while it does have a bit of a spiritual component, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SOULCan You Feel It ... LP
BGP (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.99
Incredible work from a group who've definitely earned their name! Naming a group SOUL might be suicide for a band that can't carry off the groove – but these guys are funky monsters, with a real talent for a hard heavy sound that was rarely matched by other combos. The band have a great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SOULWhat Is It ... LP
BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.99
Quite possibly the best album ever from this fantastic funky combo! The band grooves hard and funky – with incredible drum work from Paul Stubblefield, tasty guitar from Walter Winston, and some famous funky flute and sax work from Gus Hawkins. Tracks on the album are rough and raw – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Soul SearchersSalt Of The Earth ... LP
Sussex/Soul Brother (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
The amazing second album from The Soul Searchers – even harder, funkier, and rarer than the first! This one blows away everything else the group have ever done – as the record has an angular approach that has the band taking a lot of weird twists with the grooves, creating these dark ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lisa StansfieldDeeper (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
Ear Music, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 26.99
It may be years since Lisa Stansfield last topped the charts – but the singer's lost none of her charm, and is still completely at the top of her game – as you'll discover in this wonderfully grooving set! At some level, it's as if nothing has changed at all – the rhythms are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Sunny & The SunlinersLittle Brown Eyed Soul ... LP
Key Loc/Big Crown, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 22.98
One of the greatest albums ever cut by Tex-Mex soulsters Sunny & The Sunliners – largely because it's got some really nice funk tracks! The album features a set of all English language tracks – with Sunny Ozuna singing in his best sweet soul style on the ballad tracks, and hitting ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sunny & The SunlinersMissing Link (2017 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Key Loc/Big Crown, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
One of the coolest albums ever from Sunny & The Sunliners – and one of the funkiest too! The set still has the group handling some of the fragile harmonies and Texas-styled sounds of other records, but it also has them taking on James Brown and The Meters – both of whom give the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited ediiton of 1000!)

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✨✧ Sunny & The SunlinersMr Brown Eyed Soul ... LP
Big Crown, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Insanely wonderful work from the Texas scene at the end of the 60s – a huge collection of the English language soul songs of Sunny & The Sunliners! The group first hit national fame in the earlier part of the 60s, with a sweet falsetto crossover hit – but as the decade moved on, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Mr Brown Eyed Soul ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ Sunny & The SunlinersSmile Now, Cry Later (2017 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Big Crown, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Sunny & The Sunliners – a classic set of heartbreaking soul that's the Texas equivalent of the best late 60s harmony styles coming out of Spanish Harlem or East LA! The group were a Tex/Mex combo at their core, but on a handful of records like this, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1000!)

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OT SykesFirst Love ... LP
Fun City/Everland (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
The only album we've ever seen from soul singer OT Sykes – and a set that's maybe got a greater depth than you'd guess from his image on the cover! The music is a mix of mellow numbers and 80s boogie grooves – but the presentation here is rich, but without having the too-polished mode ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Foster SylversFoster Sylvers (Pride LP) ... LP
Pride/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
How old was Foster Sylvers when he cut this record? Seven? Eight? Whatever the case, the little tyke forever changed the face of funky music with the incredible cut "Misdemeanor" – one of those chunky funky numbers that sounds like nothing else we've ever heard, and which has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Foster Sylvers (Pride LP) ... CD 10.99

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SylversSylvers II ... LP
Pride/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
The second album by The Sylvers – and like the first, a record that really has the group going way past any expectations you might have of them as a kid soul group! The Sylvers started out in the same era as the Jackson 5 and Five Stairsteps – but right from the start, they already ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sylvers II ... CD 10.99

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TemptationsAll The Time ... LP
Motown, 2018. New Copy ... $16.99 19.98
For decades, it's always been tempting (no pun intended) to ask "Do I really need a new album by The Temptations?" And then you hear just a bit of the record, and find yourself saying "hell, YEAH – I definitely need a new album by The Temptations"! Because no matter how ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available All The Time ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Three PiecesVibes Of Truth (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A great little album of jazz funk – and the only record we've ever seen by this group! The 3 Pieces may not have lasted long in the record business, but this rare album from 1975 has made them legends on the rare groove scene for years. The record was cut during the height of the jazz funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Jazz Dispensary Top Shelf Series Purple Funk – on 180 gram vinyl!)

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Tower Of PowerSoul Side of Town ... LP
Mack Avenue, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Tower of Power have been making music for many years – this album marks the 50th anniversary of the group – but they've also really managed to hold on to a lot of their energy too! This set's definitely got a more contemporary vibe than some of the group's 70s classics – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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24 - Carat BlackGhetto – Misfortune's Wealth (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stax, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
The one-time obscure, now straight-up classic funky soul record by 24-Carat Black! This beautiful LP was released by Stax in the early 70s, but somehow got lost in the shuffle. Fortunately, it was rediscovered by the international groove community in the years to come, and it's been at the top of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2018 remastered edition – in tip-on sleeve.)

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✨✧ Twilight 22Twilight 22 ... LP
Vanguard/Craft, 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
An electro classic from Twilight 22 – one of those records that maybe flew under the radar a bit when first released – but which has gone on to become a standard over the years! The duo of Gordon Bahary and Joseph Saulter may not have risen from the streets – but they've ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Melvin Van PeeblesSweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stax, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99 24.98
One of the most fantastic soundtracks of the 70s – and maybe even of all time – thanks to a non-stop blast of insane styles and grooves – all quite different than other blacksploitation records of the time! For this, his masterpiece film, Melvin Van Peebles composed a non-stop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A really beautiful pressing – 180 gram vinyl, cut at Ardent Studios in Memphis – in a heavy gatefold cover with new notes too!)
Also available Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song ... LP 14.99

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Luther VandrossNever Too Much ... LP
Epic, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 20.98
You can never get too much Luther Vandross! Never Too Much is his debut album for Epic, and even here in the early 80s, a time when things were getting a little too glossy in a lot of the major label soul sessions, Luther skips it nice and truly soulful here, and managed to ride that realness to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Voices Of East HarlemCan You Feel It ... LP
Just Sunshine/Soul Brother (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
Amazing work from The Voices Of East Harlem – a group with roots in gospel, but working here in a wonderfully soaring secular soul style – complete with arrangements and production from the legendary Leroy Hutson! The style here is similar to some of Leroy's best work, and that of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Can You Feel It ... LP 9.99

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Voices Of East HarlemCan You Feel It ... LP
Just Sunshine, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Amazing work from The Voices Of East Harlem – a group with roots in gospel, but working here in a wonderfully soaring secular soul style – complete with arrangements and production from the legendary Leroy Hutson! The style here is similar to some of Leroy's best work, and that of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Can You Feel It ... LP 12.99

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Voices Of East HarlemVoices Of East Harlem ... LP
Just Sunshine/Soul Brother (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
A masterpiece of sweet group soul! This was the first secular record cut by The Voices Of East Harlem – a group who'd had an earlier gospel-tinged album on Elektra, but who are soaring out here in a brilliant mix of righteous mainstream soul styles – courtesy of the Curtom power team ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Leon WareRockin' You Eternally ... LP
Elektra/Be With (UK), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A modern soul masterpiece! Leon Ware had always been cutting great records, but the quality of this one's so high, it almost feels like he'd been waiting his entire life to record it! Leon gets some crucial help on the session – as the great Brazilian artist Marcos Valle joins in on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Muddy WatersElectric Mud ... LP
Cadet/Third Man, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
The funk-tinged, pyschedelic soul album from Muddy Waters – one that irritated many a blues purist in its day – but it's finally reaching its earned status as a leftfield gem! You know, in the immediate years after this one (and similar funky blues albums on Chess/Cadet) was released, ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In a gatefold sleeve with poster!)

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Johnny Guitar WatsonJohnny Guitar Watson – At Onkel PO's Carnegie Hall Hamburg 1976 ... LP
Jazz Line (Germany), 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Johnny Guitar Watson at the height of his 70s powers – working here on a fantastic live date that's a perfect showcase for his unique blend of soul, jazz, and blues – all delivered with a nicely hard edge! The set even begins with an instrumental workout, which gives the whole thing a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Johnny Guitar WatsonJohnny Guitar Watson (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
King/Modern Harmonic, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
Killer work from one of the all-time greats – even if it only represents a small slice of his music! Unlike James Brown, Little Willie John, or the 5 Royales – Johnny Guitar Watson only spent a brief bit of his career at King Records – but his work for that legendary imprint was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On colored vinyl!)

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WhatnautsBest Of The Whatnauts ... LP
Playback, Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $22.99 24.98
Incredible work from The Whatnauts – easily one of our favorite soul vocal groups ever! The trio work in the same sweet soul modes as more famous early 70s contemporaries on the east coast scene – like The Delfonics or Stylstics – but they've also got a special approach that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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WhatnautsIntroducing The Whatnauts (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stang/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Fantastic work from one of our favorite sweet soul groups of all time – the mighty Whatnauts, a quartet who can always break our hearts with their songs! The Whatnauts definitely travel in the same territory as bigger groups of the time – like the Moments or Stylistics – but they' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Barry WhiteLove's Theme – The Best Of The 20th Century Records Singles ... LP
20th Century/Universal, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.99
Barry White was one of the undisputed geniuses of 70s soul – a completely new force that helped the music find even more soul and sophistication than ever before – all while still sounding plenty funky too! And while Barry's albums of the decade were mega-hits – as were his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love's Theme – The Best Of The 20th Century Records Singles ... CD 13.99

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Spencer WigginsSpencer Wiggins – The Goldwax Years ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Incredible work from Spencer Wiggins – a late 60s Memphis singer who travelled in the same circles as James Carr, Percy Sledge, and Otis Redding, but who hardly ever got his due – despite talents that were clearly equal to his contemporaries! This beautifully-done set brings together ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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John Gary WilliamsJohn Gary Williams (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stax, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 24.99
An obscure one from Stax – the first (and only?) solo effort from John Gary Williams, who earlier headed up the excellent Mad Lads vocal group for the label! Williams is working here with a fairly sophisticated set of arrangements – ones that almost have a Curtom Chicago sound to them, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bill WithersJust As I Am (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sussex/4 Men With Beards, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
A beautiful album by Bill Withers – filled with incredibly well written songs, and an amazing instrumental technique that blended folksy elements with smoother 70s soul, in a sound that would put Bill at the top of the charts for many years, yet still give him cred with soul fans for decades! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy tip-on cover – better than the original!)

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Lyman Woodard OrganizationSaturday Night Special (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Strata/BBE (UK), 1975. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 30.99
Hypnotic organ funk from Lyman Woodard – an old bandmate of Dennis Coffey, and one of the shining lights of the 70s Detroit scene! This is amazing, amazing stuff – Woodard's electric piano, organ and occasional mellotron and Norma Bell's alto saxophone lend a cosmic funk aspect ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Saturday Night Special (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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Billy WootenLost Tapes ... LP
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $48.99
Rare material from Indianapolis vibesman Billy Wooten – previously unreleased tracks that start with his years in The Wooden Glass, then stretch out into even more obscure territory! The first 3 tracks on the set are all live jams with plenty of heavy vibes from Billy – tracks that ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Japanese vinyl pressing – on heavy vinyl!)

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Betty Wright & The RootsBetty Wright – The Movie (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
S Curve/Expansion (UK), 2011. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Amazing, simply amazing – and a record that's way more than we were expecting! The Roots team up here with legendary Miami soul singer Betty Wright – in music that comes from a film project, but which really stands up brilliantly on its own – as a record that may well be Betty's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies! First time on LP!)

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Sandra WrightWounded Woman (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Soul Brother (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
A lost southern soul album from the 70s – recorded down at Muscle Shoals by singer Sandra Wright, and originally intended for release on Stax Records – but never issued at the time! Sandra's a great singer – deep soul, but with a touch of class, too – and the approach here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Young-Holt UnlimitedYoung-Holt Unlimited Plays Super Fly ... LP
Paula, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Fantastic! Young and Holt lay down a monster set of grooves from Curtis Mayfield's Superfly soundtrack (all the good ones – like "Freddie's Dead", "Give Me Your Love", "Pusher Man", and "Superfly"), and they also get into some funky tracks of their own ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAndy Smith – Diggin' In The BGP Vaults ... LP
BGP (UK), Mid 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
A masterful set of old school funk & soul put together by DJ Andy Smith – who also worked some magic a few years back for the BGP label on the Northern Soul tip – this time out doing his thing with prime funk from the late 60s & early 70s! Smith does a excellent job of mixing ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAndy Smith's Northern Soul ... LP
BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $16.99 22.99
A wicked little collection of rare soul singles – all hand-picked by Andy "The Document" Smith, with an equal focus on Northern dancefloor numbers and harder funkier tracks! The set's a nice contrast to other collections on the market, because Andy's coming at the music from a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBang – The Bert Berns Story ... LP
Sony, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 29.98
A fantastic tribute to the studio genius of the great Bert Berns – maybe one of the most rough-edged producers on the New York scene at the time – as you can probably guess from his image on the cover! The set's pretty strong on Berns' soul output, but also includes some of his key ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBest Of Disco Spectrum – Presented By Joey Negro & Sean P (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $28.99 29.99
A fantastic tribute to the legendary Disco Spectrum series of compilations – a run of records that first burst forth at the end of the 90s, and showed the world that there was a huge amount of underground music to discover from the mainstream disco years! Disco Spectrum cuts aren't the ones ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCleethorpes Pier – Talk Of The North All Nighter – Central Promenade, Cleethorpes 1975 to 1978 ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
The picture on the cover hardly does the music justice – as the image of a British pier doesn't even begin to reflect the soul and funk tracks within – even though they all got big play at Cleethorpes back in the 70s! Most of the work here is from the start of the 70s – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousClub Americana – All Night Dancing At The Mapleton – 1955 to 1958 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $18.99
The kind of hard-hitting sounds that played at London's famous Americana club during the postwar years – gritty R&B, upbeat jump blues, and some other gritty grooves from the 50s – all served up in one mighty nice compilation! The vibe here is maybe more like some of the Ace/Kent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCountdown To Soul – 17 Brilliant Soul Funk Jazz & Folk Rare Grooves ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
No need to count down to soul – because it's already here, and served up in a stunning array of rare tracks from the 60s and 70s! We've always loved the Tramp label for their superb take on classic funk – they've been funky 45 specialists right from the start – but this time ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Countdown To Soul – 17 Briliant Soul Funk Jazz & Folk Rare Grooves ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ VariousDancing Down Orange Street ... LP
Trojan/Dub Store (Japan), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A classic early reggae collection on Trojan Records – so early, the back cover notes refer to the sounds as "West Indian popular music" – instead of by any sort of specific genre or style! There's a strongly unified vibe to the set – as all tracks are late 60s ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Dancing Down Orange Street (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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VariousDore Northern Soul – LA Black Music Magic ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
A treasure trove of soul from the legendary LA indie label Dore Records – home to some of the finest 60s sides on the west coast – a top-shelf lineup that's never been represented this well! Dore had a few key groups at the time – a young Whispers, and the excellent Superbs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEccentric Soul – Sitting In The Park (with bonus download) ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
A beautiful tribute to a legendary Chicago soul historian – the late Bob Abrahamian, well-remembered as a completely devoted soul music collector, DJ, and one-man archive who spent the late years of his life trying to uncover lost corners of the Windy City soul scene of the 60s and 70s! Bob's ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Dynamic Label (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.99
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 ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Saru Label ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 29.98
A great look at an obscure indie soul label from the Cleveland scene at the end of the 60s – and a company that's definitely a cut above, given that it released some early O'Jays singles in the years before their crossover fame in the 70s – and members of that group also wrote a fair ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Eccentric Soul – The Saru Label ... CD 11.99
 
 



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