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Various100% Dynamite! – Ska, Soul, Rocksteady, & Funk In Jamaica (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A legendary collection of rare Jamaican grooves – the first-ever reggae compilation from Soul Jazz Records – and a mighty dip into the huge catalog of Studio One! The collection's over a dozen years old, but it's still incredibly crucial – and this re-presentation gets new ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Improved new expanded version – with better mastering!)

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Various808 – The Compilation ... CD
Essential, 1980s/Early 90s/2016. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A great look at the Roland 808 – that important drum machine that not only formed the basis for some key hip hop classics, but also set the stage for countless cuts to come! The set begins in the early 80s New York scene – and features up three different mixes of two different ... read more CD

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VariousAfrica Airways 1 & 2 – Funk Connection 1973 to 1980/Funk Departures 1973 to 1982 ... CD
Africa Seven (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
A totally sweet set of grooves from the African scene of the 70s – and one that's a fair bit different than most of the other collections we've got on our racks! The styles here are a bit more offbeat, and a bit less familiar – not straight Afro Funk, but also not some of the popular ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousAfro-Baby – Evolution Of The Afro Sound In Nigeria 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $6.99
Get ready to discover a whole new realm of African Funk – because this collection digs deeper than any we've ever had before! The mighty Soundway Records have come up with a blistering batch of grooves that push way past the bigger hits on the global scene – to the real roots of the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousAfter School Special – The 123s Of Kid Soul ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy ... $12.99 16.98
A fantastic follow-up to the legendary Home Schooled collection from Numero Group – and, like that one, a set that focuses on the surprisingly great genre of kid soul that flourished in the 70s – in the wake of bigger groups like the Jackson Five, Sylvers, and 5 Stairsteps! These ... read more CD
Also available After School Special – The 123s Of Kid Soul ... LP 21.99

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VariousAin't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Jazzy 45s galore – and a huge dip into the vaults of Prestige Records! This tasty set brings together 18 classics recorded in the heyday of the jazz funk years at Prestige – the late 60s and early 70s, a time when the soul jazz sounds of previous years were being forged into a leaner, ... read more CD
Also available Ain't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... LP 16.99

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VariousAlan Lomax Collection – Sampler ... CD
Rounder, 1930s/1940s/1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print. Includes original slipcase and book.)

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VariousAlright! – Black American Dance Music From The Disco Era ... CD
BGP (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A tight collection of uptempo funk and disco-driven soul tunes – with a selection that goes way past the usual dancefloor favorites! We're not sure how to read the title (which seems to have some sort of "inside take" on black culture in America) so we'll write that off to the ... read more CD

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VariousAOR Breaks (deluxe edition) ... CD
Warner (Australia), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Back in the day, it seemed like the only real source for hip hop was old funk and soul records – yet over the years, as production advanced, DJs found plenty of great grooves back in the 70s mainstream – by pillaging great records like this from the glory days of AOR! The set may well ... read more CD

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VariousAt The Club – 25 Blistering Soul Essentials ... CD
Atlantic/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Killer soul from the 60s – a wonderfully rich array of hard soul grooves – all with a superb pedigree! The "At" here is short for "Atlantic" – as in Atlantic Records, the source of all the very groovy cuts on this set – as well as some from the early ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBabies Makin' Babies – Compiled By ?uestlove ... CD
Urban Theory (UK), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
An amazing collection of 70s soul tracks – sweet, mellow, laidback, and including loads of numbers that have been buried for years! The focus here is not on obscure groups, but on lesser-known album tracks by bigger names – including many chillout numbers that have a sweet jazzy feel, ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack has some light edgewear.)

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VariousBar Music Saravah – Precious Time For 22:00 Later ... CD
Saravah/Sony (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $31.99
A really beautiful collection of work from the legendary French label Saravah – and one that comes at the music in a very different way! As the title implies, the approach here is to focus on songs that are best for after 10pm in the evening – music that has maybe a different vibe than ... (French, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBeach Diggin' Vol 4 – Hand Picked By Mambo & Guts ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (Netherlands), 1970s. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99
The fourth fantastic volume in this wonderful series – and maybe the best so far, as the Beach Diggin groove has extended past its familiar boundaries – to pick up rare soulful sounds from points all over the globe! The approach is wonderful – with a focus on slinky cuts that ... read more CD

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VariousBeat Goes On – Atlantic's Dance Through The 50s, 60s, and 70s ... CD
Atlantic/Kent (UK), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
The beat goes on, and the groove does too – in this wonderful set of tracks that show the continued commitment of Atlantic Records to the realm of hard soul groovers! The package brings together a great blend of familiar numbers and lesser-known gems from three decades of the label's history ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBeretta 70 – Roaring Themes From Thrilling Italian Police Films 1971-80 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Early 70s. Used ... $24.99
Another excellent exploration into the lost world of European film music from the folks at Crippled Dick! Like their other sets, this one features a huge amount of funky and groovy music that you'll never find on the original vinyl – and unlike the other ones, this one's got a harder, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBerlin City Sounds Step 1 (6CD set) ... CD
La Gaite Lyrique/Naive (France), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. Used 6 CDs ... $4.99

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VariousBest Of Butterfly Records ... CD
Butterfly/Hot, Late 70s. Used ... $8.99
Disco twelves and campy dancefloor classics – with a set list that includes "Boogie Down & Mess Around" by Blackwell, "Chattanooga Choo Choo" by Tuxedo Junction, "Tatoo Man" by Denise McCann, "Flight From Versailles" by Grand Tour, "Je T'Aime&qu ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of Down & Wired Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Funky sounds from the rock side of the musical spectrum – music by artists who might have worked in psych or garage modes in the 60s, but also had a pretty darn heavy groove – and a fair bit of inspiration from 60s soul in their vocals! The tracks are wonderful – really unlikely ... read more CD
Also available Down & Wired Vol 1 ... LP 14.99

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VariousBest of Record Shack Records ... CD
Record Shack/Hot, Mid 80s. Used ... $7.99
12 classic house/club tracks from the legendary Record Shack label – some of them big hits, like "So Many Men, So Little Time" by Miquel Brown and "High Energy" by Evelyn Thomas, others lesser-known gems, like "Primitive Desire" by Eastbound Expressway, "Star ... read more CD

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VariousBethlehem For Cafe Apres Midi ... CD
Bethlehem/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $15.99
A cool collection of classic work from the Bethlehem Records label – and one that's got a very different vibe than usual! The set's part of the excellent Cafe Apres Midi series from Japan – and like other volumes in the series, there's a special focus on groovier, more upbeat numbers ... read more CD
 
 



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