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✨✧ VariousJean Michel Basquiat In Downtown 81 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Recall, Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
The jagged sound of the New York underground – circa 1981! The compilation is a selection of older tunes used in the film Downtown 81 – starring Jean-Michel Basquiat, and featuring the sights and sounds of the uniquely cross-cultural world in which he made his mark. Tracks are a mix ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousKenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used 2CDs ... $16.99
A much-needed look at the massive amount of music recorded in Kenya during the 70s and 80s – an incredibly fertile time for local culture in the nation – and a time when it seemed like there was a great new groove coming out nearly every day! The work here really rivals the best of the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousKev Beadle Presents The Best Of Inner City Records ... CD
Inner City/BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
An overdue look at the great range of sounds that came from Inner City Records at the end of the 70s – a hip American indie with a strong specialty in soulful fusion, hip vocalists, and a range of other great styles too – all brought together here by London DJ Kev Beadle! Inner City's ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousKing Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Rare funk from one of the greatest labels in the business! King Records is known to many for its classic work with singers like James Brown, Hank Ballard, and Wynonie Harris – but during the later years of the label, they also pressed up a great amount of excellent funky 45s, including many ... read more CD
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VariousKing Funk ... CD
King/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Rare funk from one of the greatest labels in the business! King Records is known to many for its classic work with singers like James Brown, Hank Ballard, and Wynonie Harris – but during the later years of the label, they also pressed up a great amount of excellent funky 45s, including many ... read more CD
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VariousKing R&B Box Set (4CD set) ... CD
King, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 4CD + Book ... $28.99
A great package – with 85 vintage singles from King Records, plus some interesting spoken bits by label boss Syd Nathan. 36 page booklet, too! CD
(Out of print. Includes box and book.)

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VariousKoute Jazz – A Collection Of Jazz Tracks From The French West Indies ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
A really beautiful collection of jazz with strong Caribbean roots – music from the French West Indies, and served up with a vibe that's completely unique! This isn't calypso jazz, or reggae-inflected Jamaican jazz – and not even Cuban jazz, either – but instead this very fresh ... read more CD
Also available Koute Jazz – A Collection Of Jazz Tracks From The French West Indies ... LP 26.99

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VariousLa Pulpe Vol 2 – Six Years Of An Eclectic, Reserved & Lazy Label ... CD
Pulp Flavor/Dare Dare (France), 2002. New Copy ... $12.99
A sweet little selection of grooves from the folks at Pulp Flavor Records! The label's best known to our customers for their great reissues of French groove obscurities from the 60s and 70s – but this selection features work by a number of newer artists involved with the label, interspersed ... read more CD

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VariousLadies Of Too Slow To Disco – More Late 70s West Coast Yachtpop You Can Almost Dance To ... CD
How Do You Are (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
A great set of tracks that's billed as music "you can almost dance to" – and which hits this sweet midtempo groove throughout – filled with female vocals, and served up in a wicked soulful style of AOR! The collection's an excellent all-girl companion to the previous Too Slow ... read more CD

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VariousLagos All Routes ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
A stellar batch of Afro funk and native groove from Lagos! Strains of western funk and soulful sounds work their way into the material – thanks again to Fela's mighty influence – but there's a lot more to it! Simmering along with the Afro funk and soul are some truly riveting native ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLagos Disco Inferno 1975 to 1981 – 12 Red Hot Slices From The Golden Era Of Nigerian Disco ... CD
Academy, Late 70s. Used ... $8.99
Frantically funky club from Lagos – an amazing collection of post-Fela work from the Nigerian scene, lots of it with the kind of uptempo grooves you'd expect from the "disco" in the title! Yet the sound here is hardly the type you'd find over at Studio 54 – as most cuts here ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLagos Disco Inferno Vol 2 ... CD
Voodoo Funk (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
An even deeper set of African club tracks than the great first volume – and a limited CD release that brings together all the rare singles issued on the Voodoo Funk 12" series! The work here is every bit as disco as you'd guess from the title – but there's also a special sort of ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 6 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Detour (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Tremendous tracks from this always-great series – one that's been going strong for almost a decade, and just keeps getting better and better with each new volume! DJ Rob Bailey started out as a London spinner with a great ear for classic mod – and over the years, he's developed an ... read more CD
Also available Le Beat Bespoke Vol 6 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... LP 19.99

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VariousLe Coeur Qui Jazze – The Most Controversial & Wanted Cult-Grooves ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
A great mix of jazz, bossa, and other European grooves from the 60s and 70s – a smashing compilation of rare tracks, very much like others in this series! There's not much of a structure to the collection, but the cuts are all mighty nice – a really well-selected batch of numbers that ... read more CD

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VariousLegendary Wild Rockers 5 – Compiled By Keb Darge & Little Edith ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
Gritty grooves all the way through – all pulled from rare 45s from the early days of rock and R&B – often heavy on guitars, with a fair bit of instrumentals overall! The mix of modes is exactly what's promised in the title – sounds that start in rockabilly and end in surf, ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousLight Mellow – One Day (3CD set) ... CD
Sony (Japan), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 3CD ... $32.99
Step on over to AOR City, and discover some great music you might have missed otherwise – in this fantastic 3CD collection of AOR gems from the 70s and 80s – one that mixes familiar tunes with some real overlooked gems! The collection was put together in conjunction with the fantastic ... read more CD
(Part of the great AOR City series from Japan!)

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✨✧ VariousLiving In The Streets – Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
A great little collection that definitely lives up to the promise of "dirty grooves" in the title – as many of these numbers have a sharp edge and gritty side to their instrumentation – which means that even the familiar artists sound nice and heavy in this setting – ... read more CD
Also available Living In The Streets – Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... LP 16.99

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✨✧ VariousLiving In The Streets Vol 2 – More Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Even better than volume one – and a stellar collection of rare funky grooves! The compilation features a brilliant batch of tracks from the 70s – mostly underground soul, jazz, and funk tunes that have yet to appear on reissues, chosen by UK DJ Dean Rudland, with a feel that's as ... read more CD
Also available Living In The Streets Vol 2 – More Wah Wah Jazz, Funky Soul, & Other Dirty Grooves ... LP 16.99

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✨✧ VariousLocal Customs – Pressed At Boddie – Limited Edition Record Store Day 2011 Release ... CD
Boddie/Numero, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
Numero does it again – unleashing an amazing batch of work for the first time ever – all packaged in a very limited Record Store Day set! The collection features material that was pressed up at the tiny Boddie pressing plant in Cleveland – a wonderful range of local artists from ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousLook Of Love – The Classic Songs Of Burt Bacharch – The Original Hits ... CD
Polygram (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)
 
 



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