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✨✧ VariousNikkatsu Roman Porn No Sekai ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
Japanese porno grooves from the mid 70s – served up in a range of styles that are quite different than their American or European counterparts! There's definitely a "sexy" feel to the music here – one that sometimes comes through with conventional electric funk riffing – ... read more CD

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VariousNippon Girls Vol 2 – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Rock & Roll 1965 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Mad sounds from the late 60s world of Japanese pop – a mindblowing, ear-opening batch of singles we never would have gotten our hands on otherwise! The music here feels like sounds coming out of some backroom jukebox in a Nikkatsu "new action" film – or maybe the kind of ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOther Side Of The Trax – Stax/Volt 45rpm Rarities 1964 to 1968 ... CD
Stax/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Stax Records turned out plenty of hits in the 60s – but the Memphis label was also a non-stop powerhouse of recording, and cut countless sides that were every bit as great as their hits, but never fully got their due! This collection brings together a huge amount of those gems – 24 ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPeople's Potential Family Album ... CD
Peoples Potential, 1980s. New Copy ... $9.99
Amazing rare soul from the 80s – most of it so obscure, it hardly got any circulation at the time! The package was put together by Peoples Potential – that ultra-hip label that's dedicated to finding funk so rare, few folks have ever heard it before – including unreleased nuggets ... read more CD

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VariousPop A La Catalana – Jazz, Bossa & Groovy Sounds From Catalunya 1963 to 1971 ... CD
Vadim (France), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A wonderfully offbeat strain of European pop from the 60s – rare recordings from the Catalonian area, that weird space in Spain that's also linked to southern France and the Mediterranean islands as well! There's a really playful feel to most of these numbers – and although many cuts ... read more CD

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VariousPraise Poems 2 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
A really righteous little collection – and one that definitely blows away most of the competition! The style here is deeper and more sophisticated than just the usual batch of funky grooves – and instead, these artists work in a special space between spiritual jazz and more ambitious ... read more CD

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VariousPsych Funk 101 – A Global Psychedelic Curriculum 1968 to 1975 ... CD
World Psychedelic Classics, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 17.98
A stunner of a collection of psychedelic funk from all over the world – incredible material with the spiraling atmosphere and free spirit of the psychedelic scene – and the furious sense of groove learned from the funk movement! Psych Funk 101 sets out to be a definitive overview, and ... read more CD

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VariousPsych Funk Sa Re Ga! – Seminar – Aesthetic Expressions Of Psychedelic Funk Music In India 1970 to 1983 ... CD
World Psychedelic Classics, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 17.98
A funky psychedelic kaliedoscope of grooves from India – killer numbers from the 70s and into the early 80s – Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga, from the folks who put together the equally heavy Psych-Funk 101 and Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas compilations! Most of cuts here have a raw, fuzzed out ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPulp Fusion Revival Boogie Down – Original Revival Ghetto Jazz & Funk Classics ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used 2CD ... $6.99
The Pulp Fusion series makes a funky move towards the dancefloor – shifting from its earlier blend of older funk and jazz tunes into a more club-styled set that features some wonderful boogie groovers! The overall sound is still quite funky, but compiler DJ Pogo has opened the mix to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousPurple Snow – Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound (2CDs with book) ... CD
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $36.99 39.98
The amazing prequel to the big wave of funk and soul that exploded from the Minneapolis scene at the end of the 70s – early sounds that really point the way towards later grooves from folks like Prince, Alexander O'Neal, Andre Cymone, and the team of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis! The massive ... read more CD
Also available Purple Snow – Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound (4LPs with book) ... LP 64.99

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VariousR&B Hipshakers Vol 4 – Bossa Nova & Grits ... CD
King/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
A deep deep dig into the vaults of King/Federal Records – initial home to James Brown and a host of other R&B acts in the 50s – lots of whom are featured here! The collection includes many tracks never reissued before – all hand-picked by vintage 45 expert Mr Fine Wine, and ... read more CD
Also available R&B Hipshakers Vol 4 – Bossa Nova & Grits (10 x 7" single box set) ... 7-inch 56.99

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✨✧ VariousRare Soul Groove & Grind – 1963 to 1973 (4CD set & book) ... CD
Rock Beat, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4CD ... $44.99 49.99
A very cool collection of rare soul material – one that brings together obscure tracks from a variety of different sources – then packages them together in a heavy, hardcover book – with a presentation that's a bit like the Motown Singles sets from a few years ago! The book alone ... read more CD

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VariousReady Or Not – Deep Jazz Grooves From The CBC Radio Canada Archives 1967-1977 ... CD
Do Right (Canada), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $5.99
A much-needed look at a scene that's hardly ever gotten its due – and a wealth of beautiful jazz tracks from our brothers to the north! Canada's always done a better job of supporting its artists with national assistance than the US – so it's no surprise that some of the best jazz ... read more CD
Also available Ready Or Not – Deep Jazz Grooves From The CBC Radio Canada Archives 1967-1977 ... CD 9.99

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VariousReady Or Not – Deep Jazz Grooves From The CBC Radio Canada Archives 1967-1977 ... CD
Do Right (Canada), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
A much-needed look at a scene that's hardly ever gotten its due – and a wealth of beautiful jazz tracks from our brothers to the north! Canada's always done a better job of supporting its artists with national assistance than the US – so it's no surprise that some of the best jazz ... read more CD
Also available Ready Or Not – Deep Jazz Grooves From The CBC Radio Canada Archives 1967-1977 ... CD 5.99

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VariousReady Or Not Vol 2 – Deep Jazz Grooves From The CBC Radio Canada Archives ... CD
Do Right (Canada), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
A second fantastic dip into the jazz archives of the Canadian Broadcasting System – home to a heck of a lot more great music than you might think! Since Canada never had great labels like Blue Note or Prestige back in the day, many of the country's best jazz players often recorded for ... read more CD

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VariousRhythm Masters ... CD
Soul Patrol (France), 2005. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
The mighty Soul Patrol Records is firmly back in business – and this time around they're serving up a collection of newer work pulled from the catalogs of modern funk labels Soul Fire and Timmion! The work on the set grooves with the raw deep funk power of obscure 70s funky 45s – and ... read more CD
Also available Rhythm Masters ... LP 13.99

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✨✧ VariousSaint Etienne Present Songs For The Carnegie Deli ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Saint Etienne have brought us a number of wonderful compilations over the years – both in this format for Ace Records, and their work on their own great Croydon Municipal label – yet as much as we've loved all those others, we may well love this one the best – as it's a sublime ... read more CD

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VariousShattered Dreams – Funky Blues 1967 to 1978 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $15.99
Funky blues treasures from the late 60s & early 70s – a once-scoffed at movement from a period when aging blues stars and purist blues fans alike were hesitant to accept their beloved style modernized in a funky fashion – but the best of it stands up today as some of the coolest and ... read more CD

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VariousSmooth Cruising – Hot Wax & Invictus Treasures ... CD
Hot Wax/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
Smooth grooves from the Hot Wax and Invictus labels – part of the Holland Dozier Holland imprint that was really making some new Detroit magic in early 70s soul! The collection here focuses on some of the overlooked gems in the labels' catalogs – midtempo numbers that were sometimes ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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VariousSoul Emissaries – Super Funk – Rare Black American Music From The 1970s & 80s ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
A really great entry in the excellent Super Funk series – one that offers up cuts that are every bit as strong on their soulful vocals as they are their funky grooves! The track selection is wonderful – rare cuts from 45s, of the sort that funk diggers have been trading for years ... read more CD
 
 



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