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✨✧ Roy AyersCoffy – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Polydor/Universal, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 AyersEverybody Loves The Sunshine ... LP
Polydor, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Roy Ayers' biggest albums ever – and also one of his deepest, too! The whole thing's an incredible album of mellow jazzy soul – and it shows Roy at the crossroads, perfecting his earlier funk style with a sweet mellow R&B edge, getting a bit slicker, but still staying on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, staining on both sides, and light wear.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersEverybody Loves The Sunshine (40th anniversary yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Polydor, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Roy Ayers' biggest albums ever – and also one of his deepest, too! The whole thing's an incredible album of mellow jazzy soul – and it shows Roy at the crossroads, perfecting his earlier funk style with a sweet mellow R&B edge, getting a bit slicker, but still staying on 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 AyersLifeline ... LP
Polydor, 1977. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of Roy Ayers' best-remembered albums of the 70s – a sublime blend of mellow numbers and some of his more club-oriented grooves of the time – all wrapped together with a genius that we can only describe as Ayers-like! The album's a beautiful example of the balance that Roy was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersNo Stranger To Love ... LP
Polydor, 1979. Very Good- ... $2.99
An oft-overlooked funky soul gem from the incredible Roy Ayers – taking turns with both uptempo material and more smoothed out soul sounds – all done with Roy's trademark jazzy approach to the dancefloor! No Stranger To Love is a sly, and often funky set that deserves to be mentioned ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersRoy Ayers Ubiquity ... LP
Polydor, 1971. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest Roy Ayers albums of all time – and one of the rarest! The record is right in the same vein as Roy's groundbreaking He's Coming LP – a righteous mix of soul jazz, subtle funk, and some of the cosmic wisdom that Roy was spreading among the jazz funk underground – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has heavy wear on the spine, light surface wear, and a peeled spot from sticker removal on back.)

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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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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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Bionic BoogieBionic Boogie ... LP
Polydor, 1977. Very Good+ ... $5.99
The first album by Gregg Diamond's Bionic Boogie group – and a cooker of a set that follows strongly from Gregg's previous Hot Butterfly gem! Luther Vandross isn't on board this time around, but the overall groove is still totally great – upbeat, soaring, and put together with a jazzy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp and price sticker remnants.)

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✨✧ Johnny BristolHang On In There Baby ... CD
Polydor/Elemental (France), 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
The first solo album from Johnny Bristol – a genius soul talent who did a bunch of great work for Motown as a writer and arranger, breaking out here on his own! Like so many other behind-the-scenes talents from the late 60s, Johnny turned out to be an excellent soul artist in his own right ... read more CD
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ James BrownBest Of James Brown ... LP
Polydor, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice package that covers a good range of King-era material – from early R&B soul numbers, to late 60s early funk tracks. Titles include "Say It Loud", "Sex Machine", "There Was A Time", "Lost Someone", "It's A Man's World", "Popcorn ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing.)

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✨✧ James BrownBodyheat ... LP
Polydor, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An enduring classic from James Brown – quite possibly the strongest of his late 70s albums, and a record that nicely balances the harder funk of the early part of the decade with a more sophisticated style that almost gets slightly jazzy at times! The vocals are planted strongly at the top ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownFoundations Of Funk – A Brand New Bag: 1964 to 1969 ... CD
Chronicles/Polydor, 1996. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Killer work from James' late 60s period – the time when he was working with the Pee Wee Ellis/Maceo James Brown Band, and developing some of his most crucial conceptions of funkiness. The 2 CD set is filled with nice extra bits – like extended versions of tracks you might already know, ... read more CD

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✨✧ James BrownGet On The Good Foot ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great double-length album from James – filled with a wide range of cuts that are brought together only by his genius, creating an insane mix of grooves that's totally entertaining throughout! Features a long version of "Get On The Good Foot", plus other excellent bits like "T ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with light wear and a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ James BrownGet Up Offa That Thing ... LP
Polydor, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
James Brown screams at the beginning of the record – "I'm Back! I'm Back!" – which is his proclamation that he was ready to take on a whole new generation of funk music – grooving with a new sound that was guaranteed to hit as big as it did in earlier years! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some pen.)

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James BrownHell ... LP
Polydor, 1974. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
JB's wildest album, with a crazy cover that shows him running away from the devil, and great gatefold inner photo with him standing amidst a bunch of declarations of "Hell". The record is a double album filled with lots of different styles from James' funky bag. Nicer bits include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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✨✧ James BrownHey America ... CD
Polydor/Elemental (Spain), 1972. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really fantastic album from James Brown – and an unusual one, too – as it was only ever issued overseas back in the early 70s! The album's got a title that's similar to one of James' Christmas albums, but it's a completely different record – kind of a condensation of some of ... read more CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available Hey America (180 gram pressing) ... LP 18.99

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James BrownHey America (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Elemental (Spain), 1972. New Copy ... $18.99
A really fantastic album from James Brown – and an unusual one, too – as it was only ever issued overseas back in the early 70s! The album's got a title that's similar to one of James' Christmas albums, but it's a completely different record – kind of a condensation of some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ James BrownIn The Jungle Groove ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s/1986. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Original pressing.)

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James BrownIt's Too Funky In Here/Are We Really Dancing ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1979. Very Good ... $2.99
Uptempo funky James from the end of the 70s – aimed at the discos, but with that funky sound of earlier days still pretty much in place! In other words, there's plenty of funky instrumentation in the cuts – a bit faster than in earlier years, but still quite nice – plus ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ James BrownMessing With The Blues ... CD
Polydor, Late 50s/1960s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic collection – really well-done, and featuring on James Brown's bluesier material – including some nice organ work! Includes a number of unissued tracks, too! CD
(Out of print.)

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James BrownOriginal Disco Man ... LP
Polydor, 1979. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Forget the "disco" in the title, because the album's not really disco – or at least not in a way that any disco fan would agree to – just more of a dancefloor-oriented approach to the heavy funk that James had always been cutting in the 70s! Tracks are longer and more uptempo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp and hype sticker.)

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James BrownPayback ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99
A masterpiece of funky soul – and one of the greatest albums of the early 70s! It all comes together on this one – funk, soul, politics, and production – and the record is still one of the clearest examples of James Brown's genius that you'll ever find! Recorded during the same ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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James BrownPure Dynamite! ... CD
King/Polydor (Japan), 1964. Used ... $12.99
Raw live energy from the great James Brown – and a record that comes hot on the heels of Live At The Apollo! Like that one, this set was supposedly "recorded on the spot" – and it's even harder, faster, and noisier than that classic – with a loud-bursting sound that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available
Pure Dynamite! ... CD 11.99
Pure Dynamite! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ James BrownReality ... LP
Polydor, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the last great albums from James Brown! Not as totally sublime as Payback or some of the others from the 70s – but James is still working here with Fred Wesley and Dave Matthews – and many of the cuts retain the funk of a few years past. Case in point is the sublime "Funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reality ... LP 9.99

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James BrownReality ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Very Good ... $9.99
One of the last great albums from James Brown! Not as totally sublime as Payback or some of the others from the 70s – but James is still working here with Fred Wesley and Dave Matthews – and many of the cuts retain the funk of a few years past. Case in point is the sublime "Funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has wear, and some marker.)

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✨✧ James BrownRevolution Of The Mind ... LP
Polydor, 1971. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An amazing double-live album that's to concert records what James Brown's Payback was to the sound of studio funk! Like that classic, this is a double-length 2LP set that really has James and the JBs stretching out and doing their thing – working here in a setting that's supposed to be the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ James BrownRoots Of A Revolution ... CD
Polydor, 1960s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection of 60s work by James – one that goes way past the hits, to show the birth of the funky style that would forever be James' calling card in the 70s! The package starts in the earlier King R&B years – with tracks that are hard and soulful, yet which also have a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud (extended, b-proud edit, blacapella)/B-Black, B-Proud, B-Beautiful ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1991. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Several remixed and re-edited versions of the Godfather's classic, with fattened up production and additional vocals on a portion of the track by Professor X of X Clan, plus a bonus b-side cut & paste piece of a bunch of great vocal bits from James! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Still in the shrink, with hype sticker.)

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✨✧ James BrownSex Machine ... LP
King, 1970. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
James Brown cooking it live – recorded (as the cover says) "at home in Augusta, Georgia with his bad self"! The groove here is a nice extension of earlier Apollo modes – one that shows the increasing funkiness of the James Brown Band, captured with a raw power that few other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & black label Starday-King pressing. Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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James BrownSlaughter's Big Rip-Off ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $28.99
Easily one of the funkiest albums that James Brown ever recorded – and one of his few entries into the blacksploitation genre of the 70s! James really outdid himself for this one – working at a hard burning pace that had the JBs cooking up some killer funk for just about every number ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & light wear.)

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✨✧ James BrownSoul Classics Vol 2 (original pressing) ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Used ... Out Of Stock
Second volume of this excellent early 70's compilation. It contains some of James' best funky singles from his late King and early Polydor years, and a record that features a lot of cuts that didn't necessarily show up on LP that easily. Includes such massive groovers as "Talking Loud & ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James BrownSoul Pride – The Instrumentals 1960 to 1969 ... CD
Polydor, 1960s. Used 2CDs ... $29.99
What could be greater – a whole box set of James Brown instrumentals from the 60s, with great notes, a killer selection of tracks, and even some previously unissued material! The package is a dream come true – great not only for beginners, but also for collectors like us, as it pulls ... read more CD
(Out of print, slipcover has some edgewear.)

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James BrownStar Time (4CD box set) ... CD
Polydor, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Used 4 CDs ... $17.99
72 tracks! CD
(Bmg music club pressing, out box has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ James BrownTake A Look At Those Cakes (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Polydor/Culture Factory, 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A plenty funky record, despite a cheesy cover – which shows James Brown as a disco-era player – kicking back on a couch with an unbuttoned shirt, while two topless girls dance in front of him – showing him their "cakes"! The groove's definitely different than the ... read more CD
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ James Brown, The JBs, Lyn Collins, & Bobby ByrdJames Brown Revue – Live At The Apollo Vol 4 1972 ... LP
Polydor/Get On Down, 1972. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A never-issued James Brown album from 1972 – a killer live performance from The Apollo Theater – and one that features a fair bit of help from other members of his People Records crew! James performs a bit on the record – but the set also features some great instrumental sides ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby ByrdI Need Help ... LP
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The stunning only album ever from the great Bobby Byrd – know to many as a longtime associate of James Brown, and finally getting his chance to shine here in the spotlight! Bobby was in the game before James, and always continued to change his groove in all the right ways with The Godfather ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bobby ByrdI Need Help ... LP
Polydor, Early 70s. Used (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The stunning only album ever from the great Bobby Byrd – know to many as a longtime associate of James Brown, and finally getting his chance to shine here in the spotlight! Bobby was in the game before James, and always continued to change his groove in all the right ways with The Godfather ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I Need Help ... LP 9.99

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ChakachasJungle Fever ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Very Good ... $24.99
A mad mix of Latin and funky rhythms – a 70s classic from the Belgian group Chakachas! The album's best known for its title hit "Jungle Fever" – an insane cut that features heavy drums, choppy guitar, and a stop/start action that's peppered with sounds of female pleasure! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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ChillyFor Your Love/Come To LA (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/CD Maximum (Russia), 1978/1979. Used ... $18.99
Tracks include "C'Mon Baby", "For Your Love", "Better Stop", "Love Love Love", and "Sensation". CD
(Out of print.)

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Stanley ClarkeChildren Of Forever ... CD
Polydor, 1973. Used ... $5.99
Quite possibly the hippest album that Stanley Clarke ever cut – a stretched-out soulful batch of jazz-tinged tracks – very much in the same spirit as the more righteous soul jazz underground of the time! In a way, the record would be much more at home on a label like Strata East than ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Verve Originals pressing.)

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Creative SourceCreative Source & More! ... CD
Sussex/Polydor, 1973. Used ... $12.99
The massive first album from Creative Source – a really unique group who really helped push the ensemble vocal mode forward in the 70s! The mixed male/female lineup recalls similar groups of the late 60s – but Creative Source also have a deeper, hipper style that comes through right ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Creative SourcePass The Feelin' On ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smooth jazzy soul from this massively overlooked group from the 70s! Although many know their bigger recordings on Sussex, these Polydor sides are much more appealing to us, and have a nice jazzy soul sound that's similar to work of groups like Side Effect – with a mixture of harmony soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge & surface wear, splitting on the top seam, and tape residue along the opening.)

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✨✧ Lee DorseyYes We Can (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Massive work by Lee Dorsey – recorded years after his classics in the 60s, and even funkier overall! Lee's really cooking on all burners here – working with the production team of Allen Toussaint and Marshall Sehorn, and getting some incredible backing from The Meters – who are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered, limited edition of 1000 – on 180 gram green vinyl!)

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✨✧ Ian DuryLord Upminster ... LP
Polydor, 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ian Dury takes his spastic rhythm style to Jamaica, where he adds in Sly & Robbie to the mix, and gets produced by Chaz Jankel. Not his classic stuff, but pretty nice anyway. Tracks include "Spasticus (Autisticus)", "The (Body Song)", "Lonely (Town)", and "Fu ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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✨✧ El ChiclesViva Tirado ... CD
Polydor/Pregador Do Som (Germany), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A funky killer from this legendary European group – a record that's filled with as much funk and soul as the Latin elements you might have guessed from the title! El Chicles may have been a studio project, but they were a heck of a funky one – with hard drums, tight bass, and mixed-up ... read more CD

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Executive SuiteExecutive Suite 1 ... LP
Polydor, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A gem of a full-length set from Executive Suite – a Philly quartet who are probably best known for their singles in the 70s, but who really find a great way to open up here in the course of an expanded album! Some of the tracks are nice and long – done in a two-part style that really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Michele FreemanMichele Freeman ... LP
Polydor, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Uptempo soul album with kind of a disco feel. Produced by Don Ray, who also played synthesizers on the album, and with the single "Tumble Heat". Other cuts have a similar feel, and include "Find the Fire", "Nice and Slow", and "Where'd You Get What You Got". ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and an index sticker.)

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✨✧ Gloria GaynorI Will Survive (12 inch disco)/Substitute (12 inch disco) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1978. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Out Of Stock
Sure, you've heard it a million times – but "I Will Survive" is one heck of a song, dammit! This original single features the 8 minute version of the cut – plenty for us! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition heavyweight vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Gloria GaynorI Will Survive/Never Can Say Goodbye/Honey Bee/Reach Out (I'll Be There) ... 12-inch
Polydor (UK), 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Wynonie Harris/Eddie VinsonJump Blues – Wynonie Harris & Eddie Vinson ... LP
King/Polydor (UK), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A nice collection of rauncy R&B material recorded for King Records in the postwar years – with eight tracks each from Wynonie Harris and Eddie Vinson! LP, Vinyl record album

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Isaac HayesAnd Once Again ... LP
Polydor, 1980. Very Good ... $1.99
And once again, Isaac Hayes wows us with the brilliance of his later work at Polydor – really subtle soul that's a wonderful extension of modes first begun at Stax! The sound is a bit smoother here, but it really fits Ike's maturing vocals wonderfully – and sets him up in these ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & initials in marker.)

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✨✧ Isaac HayesDon't Let Go ... LP
Polydor, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful later work from Isaac Hayes – a gem from his Polydor years that has a good mix of mellow cuts and more upbeat numbers! The record has 3 long "quiet storm" tracks that take off on Ike's earlier expanded ballad style (forged on tracks like "Walk On By") – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Wayne HendersonDancin' Love Affair (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a Polydor sleeve, with a large name in marker and unglued seam. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Akira Ishikawa Count Buffalo Jazz & Rock BandBakishinba – Memories Of Africa ... LP
Polydor (Japan), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the funkiest records ever from Akira Ishikawa and his Count Buffalos band – a hip little groover that stands head to head with some of the best funky jazz from the US and Europe of the time! Despite Akira's earthy look on the cover, the record's got a relatively electric feel overall ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful Japanese pressing – part of the Deep Jazz Reality series!)

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✨✧ LaToya JacksonLaToya Jackson ... LP
Polydor, 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
Oh for the simple days of the Jackson family – before everyone started fighting, and were just working on making good music! Here, LaToya Jackson gets production help from brother Michael – as well as Larry Farrow and Ollie Brown – and comes up with a nice set of clubby modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a large name in marker on both sides. Label has some pen.)

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Millie JacksonBest Of Millie Jackson ... LP
Polydor (Germany), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a bent corner.)

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✨✧ JBsFunky Good Time – The Anthology ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A killer 2CD set of funky grooves by one of the best backing bands ever! The JBs were James Brown's legendary combo during his monster funk years of the early 70s – and this well-selected compilation brings together 30 rare tracks from their best years! The set's got a great set of notes ... read more CD

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✨✧ KongasAfricanism ... LP
Polydor, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Long heavy disco tracks with nice touches of African percussion. Cerrone produced, and the tracks include "Africanism", "Tatoo Woman", and "Dr. Doo Dah". European club disco, but not without some nice funky moments – largely due to the percussion! LP, Vinyl record album

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LavaPrime Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/Preservation (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $8.99
A Norwegian group from the start of the 80s, but one who are completely enamoured of the AOR sound from the American west coast time – so much so, they turn out a record here that could easily slide in right alongside the classics! Tunes are tight, catchy, and have English language lyrics ... (Rock, Soul) read more CD

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Level 42True Colours ... CD
Polydor (Germany), 1984. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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LTDShine On ... CD
A&M/Polydor (Japan), 1980. Used ... $19.99
Massively solid boogie work from Jeffrey Osborne and LTD – still grooving beautifully at the end of the 70s, and working here with top-shelf production from Bobby Martin! The set's got that buoyant LTD groove that was a perfect foil for Osborne's soaring vocals – a sound that never ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Shine On ... CD 13.99

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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 (1971) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Polysom (Brazil), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the funkiest records ever from Brazilian soul legend Tim Maia – and a set that also has him singing a bit of English language lyrics too! The groove here is that classic Maia blend of Brazilian roots with American funk and soul – echoes of forro or samba in some of the rhythms, ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy vinyl pressing – with lyric insert!)

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✨✧ Tim MaiaTim Maia (1971) (CD & book) ... CD
Polydor/Abril Cultural (Brazil), 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the funkiest records ever from Brazilian soul legend Tim Maia – and a set that also has him singing a bit of English language lyrics too! The groove here is that classic Maia blend of Brazilian roots with American funk and soul – echoes of forro or samba in some of the rhythms, ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Tim MaiaTim Maia (1971) (with bonus track) ... CD
Polydor/Oficial Arquivos, 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the funkiest records ever from Brazilian soul legend Tim Maia – and a set that also has him singing a bit of English language lyrics too! The groove here is that classic Maia blend of Brazilian roots with American funk and soul – echoes of forro or samba in some of the rhythms, ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD

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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 MaiaTim Maia (1976) ... CD
Polydor (Brazil), 1976. New Copy ... $15.99
A sweet 70s album from the great Tim Maia – exactly the kind of record that's earned him the legend as one of Brazil's funkiest singers of all time! The set has a slightly warmer vibe than some of Maia's early 70s music – a bit more richness in the arrangements, as Tim gets even more ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD

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Main IngredientI Just Wanna Love You ... CD
Polydor/Celeste (Japan), 1989. New Copy ... $26.99
An overlooked gem from the Main Ingredient – recording far from their classic years of the 70s, but still sounding pretty darn great! The group are down to a duo – but the sound is still strong, thanks to some sweet and mellow production, and tight vocal arrangements by The Knight Crew ... read more CD

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MandrillComposite Truth ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
One of the greatest records ever from Mandrill – a set that has the group tightening things up and getting even more funky than on their first few records, but with a vibe that's still nicely loose and spontaneous overall! The set's got Mandrill perfectly balanced between jazz-tinged funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ MandrillJust Outside Of Town ... CD
Polydor/Music On Vinyl (UK), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Really tremendous work from Mandrill – an instant funky classic, and a set that has the group furthering the sublime sound they crafted on their seminal Composite Truth! The record has all these wonderful twists and turns – not just the usual 70s funky styles, but inflections from a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ollie BabaOllie Baba ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
Electronic funky stuff from the late 70's, with a groove that's definitely got a lot of hints as to where funk was going in the 80's. Ollie E. Brown leads the group on percussion and vocals, and additional players include Billy Preston, Wah Wah Watson, Ray Parker Jr., and George Bohannon. Angela ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo including the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear & a promo stamp.)

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Lou RawlsNaturally ... LP
Polydor, Early 70s/1976. Very Good ... $1.99
Work from Lou's earlier albums on MGM – issued in the mid 70s with a slicker cover than the earlier albums, probably to cash in on his rising star at Philly International. The record features Lou's big hit for the label – "Natural Man" – plus Stevie Wonder & Syreeta' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray Goodman & BrownOpen Up ... LP
Polydor, 1982. Sealed ... $4.99
A great 80s set from Ray Goodman & Brown – a trio whose vocal talents never dimmed as the years went on – and who prove to be a perfect fit for the slightly more modern style of this LP! The album's got plenty of keyboards from Lou Toby, who also joins the group a bit on backing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout mark.)

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Ray Goodman & BrownRay, Goodman, & Brown ... LP
Polydor, 1979. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Sweet silky harmony soul from the trio of Harry Ray, Billy Brown, and Al Goodman – the group's first album under a new name – after some previous indie work as The Moments! The album's got the group really stepping up with a rich new sound – drawing on all the best elements of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ray Goodman & BrownRay, Goodman, & Brown II ... LP
Polydor, 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Probably the best album Ray, Goodman, and Brown cut after they dissolved The Moments, and moved to Polydor. Despite some more modern soul production than their classic recordings, their harmonies are excellent, and their voices are in totally top form. The LP includes their classic "Happy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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✨✧ Irene ReidWorld Needs What I Need ... LP
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A nice one from Irene – a bit heavier on the soul tip than some of her earlier work, with strong arrangements by Horace Ott that have a slightly southern feel to them. The cut "The World Needs What I Need" is a great one – and other tracks include "Words", "A ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cut corner.)

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✨✧ VisageDamned Don't Cry/The Horseman/Night Train ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Rock, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ Wild MagnoliasWild Magnolias ... CD
Polydor, 1974. Used ... Out Of Stock
Classic New Orleans funk featuring backing from the "New Orleans Project" that includes the Gaturs' Willie Tee, Earl Turbinton, and other Crescent City session stalwarts like Larry Panna and Julius Farmer. Includes lots of tracks that rocked the rare groove scene in the 80's, including ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... LP
Polydor/Get On Down, Early 70s/1988. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
One of the best-ever compilations of James Brown productions – and the second slammin' hard compilation of great tracks from the People label. This one's got some more obscure stuff (including 2 previously unreleased tracks), and material by Bobby Byrd, Vicki Anderson, Maceo, Marva Whitney, ... (Funky Compilations, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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