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VariousAfro Blue Vol 2 – The Roots & Rhythms Of Jazz ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $8.99
Despite the "primitivist" sort of leanings you might expect from the "roots" in the title, this is actually a nice batch of tracks from the catalogs of Blue Note and World Pacific during the 60's – and they're all jazz tracks that have a slight Africanist influence, but ... read more CD
(Mark through barcode & promotional stamp on CD.)

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VariousAfter The Playboy Mansion – A Selection Mixed By Dimitri From Paris ... CD
Astralwerks, 2002. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
2CDs, and a heck of a lot of great tunes selected and mixed by Dimitri From Paris! The album has Dimitri following up the first Playboy Mansion compilation with a sublime blend of older club classics and some newer underground numbers – all infused with the soulful house spirit of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBaadAsssss Cinema – The Sounds Of Blaxploitation ... CD
TVT, Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
A mainstream selection of funky tracks from classic 70s soundtracks and beyond – mostly familiar numbers, but plenty nice to have all in one place! Titles include "Truck Turner" by Isaac Hayes, "Cornbread" by The Blackbyrds, "Sweetback's Theme" by Earth Wind ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousBambara Mystic Soul – The Raw Sound Of Burkina Faso 1974 to 1979 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), Mid 70s. Used ... $13.99
Raw sound, indeed – and possibly one of the most hard-hitting compilations so far from the Analog Africa label! There's a quality here that's mighty fresh, and which shows us that there's still plenty of African nuggets to find, if you know where to dig! Much of the music has a dark, moody ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBay Area Funk 2 – Funk & Soul Essentials From San Francisco, Oakland, & The Bay Area ... CD
Luv N' Haight, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $5.99
A way way deeper set than the first volume of Bay Area Funk – and a collection that shows that things got pretty heavy on the San Francisco and Oakland scenes of the 70s! A good number of the tracks here are instrumental, and show some wonderful interplay between the trippier sides of funky ... read more CD
Also available Bay Area Funk 2 – Funk & Soul Essentials From San Francisco, Oakland, & The Bay Area ... CD 12.99

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VariousBerlin City Sounds Step 1 (6CD set) ... CD
La Gaite Lyrique/Naive (France), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. Used 6 CDs ... $29.99

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✨✧ VariousCalifornia Funk – Funk 45s From The Golden State (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Jazzman/Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. Used Gatefold ... $10.99
Jazzman take on the Cali scene – and the results are every bit as amazing as you might imagine! Like previous Texas, Florida, and Midwest Funk comps on the label, this volume is essential listening all the way through – a massive dig into rare west coast grooves of the late 60s and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousComplete Motown Singles Vol 7 – 1967 (limited edition 5CD set) ... CD
Motown/Hip-O Select, 1967. Used 5CDs ... $69.99
The Motown powerhouse is really humming along in 1967 – hitting some of its highest heights to date, and starting to open up even more from its hit formula of a few years before! As with other sets in this amazing series, this 7th volume of Complete Motown Singles is a treasure trove through ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousDance Mania – Ghetto Madness ... CD
Strut (UK), Mid 90s. Used ... $8.99
Strut Records takes another dip into the rich legacy of Dance Mania Records – one of the longer-lasting imprints on the Chicago house scene – and a label that continued to make lots of great music after others had given up! The focus here is on the later years of Dance Mania – a ... read more CD

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VariousDon't Stop – Recording Tap ... CD
Numero, Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
Not much of a cover photo, but one of the most amazing collections so far from the Numero Group – a richly archival project that finally brings to light the lost efforts of the short lived Tap Records label! Tap was the brainchild of Jeremiah Yisrael – an ambitious producer, and ... read more CD
(Slipcover is included but has some light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousDouble Shot Of Soul – Funky Los Angeles Soul From The Vaults Of The Double Shot & Whiz Labels 1967 – 70 ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $9.99
Lost soul from a massively overlooked source – the mighty LA indie Double Shot Records, best known for their fuzzy rock classics, but also a hotbed of tripped-out soul! Given that Double Shot's 2 biggest artists of the late 60s were Count Five ("Psychotic Reaction") and Brenton ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousDown In The Basement – Joe Bussard' Treasure Trove Of Vintage 78s 1926 to 1927 ... CD
Old Hat, 1926/1927. Used ... $9.99
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(Includes 72-page booklet.)

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✨✧ VariousFatback's Soul Shop ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $6.99
If we had a shop like this in our neighborhood – we'd be broke! Fatback are (of course) the legendary 70s funk group whose records we've loved for decades – but what's not as well known is that they also ran a little storefront office known as the House Of Fatback, located in Queens, ... read more CD
Also available Fatback's Soul Shop ... CD 8.99

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VariousFor Dancers Only – The Best Of The US Kent/Modern Labels Sixties Soul Output (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... $11.99
One of the earliest soul collections from the legendary Kent Records UK – a package that was originally released way back in 1982, but which set the scene for decades of great reissues to come! Even at this early state, the Kent approach was something different – and the package shows ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFree Soul 2010s – Urban Mellow Supreme ... CD
Universal (Japan), Early 2010s. Used ... $9.99
A contemporary take on the Free Soul genre – initially a way of digging back into vintage soul from the 70s, in order to find a whole new groove – but also a surprisingly great way of digging 21st century work as well! The collection brings together tracks from both the underground and ... read more CD
(Digipack has significant shelf wear.)

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VariousFreedom Jazz Dance ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2004. Used ... $8.99
A tremendous collection of modern jazzy groups – featuring unreleased material by Schema Records legends Nicola Conte and Gerardo Frisina, plus some of the best bits from the European underground! The set does a great job of collecting "bubbling under" tracks that have been ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFrom The Kitchen Archives Vol 3 – Amplified – New Music Meets Rock 1981 to 1986 ... CD
Kitchen/Orange Mountain, 1980s. Used ... $4.99
Includes tracks by Sonic Youth, Swans, Arthur Russell, Elliot Sharp and more. (Rock, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousFunky Sensation Vol 3 – More Jazz, Funk, & Soul Classics ... CD
Jazz FM/Expansion (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
A warm, easygoing and sprawling 2CD set from the Expansion and Jazz FM team – the third and best yet in their Funky Sensation series – with both hits and relatively underappreciated numbers! It's wonderful stuff all the way – and well chosen by Mike Vitti & Ralph Tee – ... read more CD

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VariousFusion With Attitude ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
Way more than the sort of fusion you may know from the mainstream – not the smoothed-out mellow jazz of recent years, or the too-jamming styles of the jazz-rock crossover era – and instead an excellent batch of funky electric numbers from the 70s, most of them rare tidbits from the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGenuine Houserockin' Music IV ... CD
Alligator, 1980s. Used ... $1.99
(Blues, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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