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VariousBack To My Place Baby – 70s & 80s Seductive Soul ... CD
(UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
Seductive soul galore – a great little set that starts in the southern soul years of the early 70s, then moves up through some great Philly modern at the end! The package brings together work from a few different labels – mostly Hi Records, Chi-Sound, and Philly International – and the range of artists is tied together nicely by a set of song styles that adhere to the mellow, sexy modes promised in the title! Titles include "I Choose You" by Paris, "Especially For You" by Manchild, "Eternally" by The Jones Girls, "It's Cool" by Walter Jackson, "Don't Let It Go To Your Head" by Jean Carn, "The Sweetest Pain" by Dexter Wansel, "What Cha Tryin To Do" by Margie Alexander, "The Whole Town's Laughing At Me" by Teddy Pendergrass, "I Can't Stand The Rain" by Ann Peebles, "Just As Long As I Know You're Mine" by Dee Dee Sharp Gamble, "Brandy" by The O'Jays, and "I'm Still In Love With You" by Al Green. CD
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VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Detroit Edition 1961 to 1964 ... CD
Kent (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
The Detroit soul scene at the start of the 60s – music from a time before Motown was dominating the city's reputation, and a whole host of other great labels brought the motor city sound to the masses! The work here is quite a surprise if you're only thinking in terms of Northern Soul and some of the more uptempo Detroit groovers – as the work here burns on so many different levels – often with a style that reflects some of the nascent soul coming out of Chicago on labels like Chess and Vee Jay, the latter of whom is featured here amidst a range of other imprints that include Wand, Atlantic, Scepter, Time, Old Town, and Brent – all of whom released some of these early Detroit soul tracks as singles back in the day. In true Ace/Kent fashion, the set also features a few unreleased gems, plus a wonderful set of notes on the city's soul scene – alongside tracks that include "Nosey Folk" by The Del-Phis, "Answer Me" by Vivian Collins, "Can't We Get Together" by Harry Reid, "Here I Am" by Betty Lavette, "Shakin Fit" by The Pyramids, "That's No Way To Spend My Time" by The Pen Ettes, "Wedding Bells" by Melvin Davis, "You Lied" by Marva Josie, "Think A Little Sugar" by Barbara Lewis, "Just One More Time" by JJ Barnes, "My Letter" by Priscilla Page, "I Know How It Feels" by Laura Johnson, "I'm A Lonely Guy" by Timmy Shaw & The Sternphones, "Come Back To Me" by La Wanda William, "I Cried For My Last Time" by The Sonnettes, and "Tears Running & Falling From My Eyes" by James Lately. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousNothing But A House Party – The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967 to 1971 ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
Some folks might associate Philadelphia soul with the famous Gamble & Huff productions of the 70s disco years – but the city was already overflowing with great music in the years before Philadelphia International – as you'll hear in this totally groovy set! Philly was making as much great soul music in the 60s as Detroit, Chicago, and New York – thanks to an earlier musical framework that was set up by the city's big pop hits of the late 50s – which provided plenty of labels, studios, and other facilities for Philly's ever-growing array of soul talents, too – so much so that by the end of the 60s, the city was turning into a destination for singers outside of town – almost as much of a musical magnet as studios in Memphis or Muscle Shoals! This set does a great job of bringing together both aspects of that scene – wonderful homegrown talent, mixed with outsiders to really took off in the new Philly sound of the 60s – a joyous, positive, upbeat approach that worked wonderfully well for a variety of artists. Titles include "Your Fool Still Loves You" by Oscar Weathers, "It's All Over But The Shouting" by George Tindley, "You've Been Untrue" by The Delfonics, "Ain't Nothing But A House Party" by The Show Stoppers, "Peace To You Brother" by Lou Johnson, "Christine" by Executive Suite, "Help Me" by Honey & The Bees, "You Got What I Need" by Freddie Scott, "Rainmaker" by The Moods, "Keep On Striving" by Moses Smith, "That's The Price You Have To Pay" by Brenda & The Tabulations, "What You Gave Up" by The Continental 4, "Every Day Is A Holiday" by The Intruders, "Standing In The Darkness" by The Ethics, and "Girl You're Too Young" by Len Barry. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
 
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✨✧ VariousDisco Sound – Bump In Discotheque ... LP
Motown (Japan), Late 70s. Very Good- ... $16.99
A wild 70s compilation from Japan – featuring some of the clubbier work of the time on Motown – with cuts by Edwin Starr, Diana Ross, Commodores, Stevie Wonder, The Miracles, Jackson Five, and Eddie Kendricks! Not sure why most of the artists are presented here as blondes, though! (Soul, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousGolden Torch Vol 2 ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
A second helping of sounds that broke big at England's Golden Torch – one of the most important clubs for the second wave of Northern Soul at the end of the 60s – and the kind of music that shows the transforming tastes of listeners at the time! The work here isn't just in a slavish Motown mode – and instead soars out with a range of great upbeat elements – including some strong inspiration from the Philly scene as it was really coming into its own. Titles include "Stick By Me Baby" by The Salvadors, "I Still Love You" by The Superlatives, "Out On The Floor" by Dobie Gray, "Never Love A Robin" by Barbara & Brenda, "Your Love Is Just A False Alarm" by Tari Stevens, "Gotta Have Your Love" by The Sapphires, "Angel Baby" by George Carrow, "Ain't Nothing But A House Party" by The Show Stoppers, "Hold On To My Baby" by The Cavaliers, "Exus Trek" by Luther Ingram Orchestra, "One In A Million" by Maxine Brown, and "This Is The House Where Love Died" by First Choice. (Soul, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousHey Ho Guaguanco – Rare & Unissued Salsa Jams From The Speed & Fonseca Catalog 1968/1969 Vol 1 ... LP
Speed/Andale, Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 14.98
Fantastic tracks from two ultra-rare labels from the New York scene – the Latin Soul empire Speed Records, and the super-tight Fonseca label – which provided a real mainline to Puerto Rican grooves at the time! Both labels cut some of the hardest-hitting Latin tracks of the time – music that was often rawer and more unbridled than material for other indies, like Tico or Fania – and the tracks here are from some of the obscure albums issued by both imprints, and some even-rare 7" singles – all with an upbeat groove, and a sound that's much more the Latin groove of the streets uptown, instead of the bigger ballrooms down in midtown. Titles include "Descarga Los Bravos" by Kent Gomez, "Asi Asi Descarga" by Mike Hernandez & Su Sonora Casino, "El Bembe" by Terrible Frankie Nieves, "Milton's Jala Jala" by Milton Zapata, "Palos Bravos De St John" by Orquesta Oliveri, "Yemaja" by Kent Gomez, "Palacio Descarga" by Danny Palacios, and "Melao Melaito" by Orquesta Oliveri. (Latin, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJack Ashford – Just Productions ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A huge legacy of Detroit soul – all from the masterful hands of onetime Motown maestro Jack Ashford and his Just Productions team! Ashford's had his hands in countless great records over the years – early work with Motown, key Detroit Pied Piper Productions material, and all these excellent cuts from later years – done by Jack in a mix of Northern Soul styles, and some even funkier modes for the 70s! Almost all these tracks only got released on tiny little labels, mostly as singles – and the set also includes a few never-heard tunes from the Ashford vaults – although overall, most of this music is still pretty darn obscure. Yet that never stops it from being great – as, similar to Detroit contemporary Dave Hamilton, Ashford was always working at a top level – and always found a way to bring his A-game to the table, even if he wasn't going for a hit. CD features 24 tracks in all – and titles include "Let's Do It Again" by Billy Sha-Rae, "Where Are You" by The Four Sonics, "Love You Baby" by Eddie Parker, "Sweet Baby" by Al Gardner, "Don't Take Your Love" by The Magnificents, "Deserted Garden" by Sandra Richardson, "Don't Worry" by The Smith Brothers, "Did She Do It To You" by Ray Gant, "Do The Choo Choo" by Jack Ashford & The Sound Of New Detroit, "After You Give Your All" by Softouch, and "I Need Your Love" by Lee Rogers. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousJukebox Jam – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99
A treasure trove of raw soul and rough-edged R&B – a killer collection of material that originally appeared on the ultra-limited series of Juke Box Jam singles from Jazzman – sweetly collected into one nicely-priced package! The grooves here are totally great – and represent a step backwards in the funk scene – a move back to the 50s and early 60s from the previous focus on later years' soulful sounds – a much-needed dig back into the R&B that first inspired all the soul and funk of the 60s and 70s – but with a very fresh ear, so that the collection's way different than any set of music like this you would have heard a decade ago! The sounds are plenty gritty, and a great illustration that there's still loads to be discovered in these crucial years of music – as you'll hear on tracks that include "Lula" by Mike Robinson, "Country Boy" by Big Tiny Kennedy, "Mr Hound Dog's In Town" by Roy Brown, "I Can't Takit No Longer" by Ben Harper, "Shorty" by Vernon Dilworth, "Geechie Goomie" by Marga Benitez, "Crazy Do" by Jack Tucker, "I Say No No More" by Frances Burr, "Baby You Were Meant For Me" by Ervin Rucker, and "Hot Weather Blues" by Mr Sad Head. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSoulful Side Of GME & Musette Records ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
An untapped legacy of rare soul music from the California scene of the 60s – all issued by the GME and Musette labels in San Diego – the latter of which was operated only as a tax writeoff for a small group of doctors! That status didn't stop the companies from putting out some wonderful sounds, though – and there's a vibe here that almost seems to trace a westward path from Texas to the west coast – with some of the deep soul and blues currents that you'd hear in work from Oakland at the time! Some of these tracks are nice and funky, others are mellower with a really hard-burning approach that's great – and the singers are wonderful throughout – proof that even in the smallest of settings, a true soul star will always deliver their best. Titles include "Steppin Stone" by Little Mary Staten, "You Gotta Give Up Some Money" by Dede Copland, "Sunset Strip" by Garnett Scott & Lani Groves, "Just Do Your Thing" by Big Daddy Rucker, "Duck All Over Town (parts 1 & 2)" by Arlene Williams, "Sweet Sixteen" by Lani Groves, "Jealous Man" by Big Daddy Rucker, "The Price I Had To Pay" by Dede Copeland, "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You" by Lenni Groves, "She's Alright" by Ervin Rucker, and "Xmas In The Ghetto" by Big Daddy Rucker. CD
Also available Soulful Side Of GME & Musette Records ... LP 14.99

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VariousSoulful Side Of GME & Musette Records ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
An untapped legacy of rare soul music from the California scene of the 60s – all issued by the GME and Musette labels in San Diego – the latter of which was operated only as a tax writeoff for a small group of doctors! That status didn't stop the companies from putting out some wonderful sounds, though – and there's a vibe here that almost seems to trace a westward path from Texas to the west coast – with some of the deep soul and blues currents that you'd hear in work from Oakland at the time! Some of these tracks are nice and funky, others are mellower with a really hard-burning approach that's great – and the singers are wonderful throughout – proof that even in the smallest of settings, a true soul star will always deliver their best. Titles include "Steppin Stone" by Little Mary Staten, "You Gotta Give Up Some Money" by Dede Copland, "Sunset Strip" by Garnett Scott & Lani Groves, "Just Do Your Thing" by Big Daddy Rucker, "Duck All Over Town (parts 1 & 2)" by Arlene Williams, "Sweet Sixteen" by Lani Groves, "Jealous Man" by Big Daddy Rucker, "The Price I Had To Pay" by Dede Copeland, "You're Nobody Til Somebody Loves You" by Lenni Groves, "She's Alright" by Ervin Rucker, and "Xmas In The Ghetto" by Big Daddy Rucker. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soulful Side Of GME & Musette Records ... CD 13.99

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VariousRecord Box #1 – TLP (aka Troubleman) ... CD
541 (Belgium), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy ... About March 1, 2017 (delayed)
You may know Troubleman from a number of records issued under his own name – including some great work for the Far Out label – but as the image on the front cover also indicates, he's a hell of a record collector – with crates that are plenty big enough to give us some wonderful tunes on this set! As with his own sounds, Troubleman does a great job of mixing the classic and the contemporary – serving up deeper funk next to crackling cosmic cuts – sometimes more hip hop-oriented, sometimes straighter R&B! Titles include "Party Hard" by Donae'O, "Assistant's Rag" by Mother Freedom Band, "Ghetto Heaven (Soul II Soul rmx)" by The Family Stand, "My Boo" by Ghost Town DJs, "Out Deh" by Chronixx, "Sometimes A Song" by Bill Withers, "I'm Gonna Have My Cake & Eat It Too" by Teena Marie, "Funkbox Party" by Masterdon Committee, "Casanova" by Levert, "Games" by Chuckii Booker, "Gimme" by Jill Scott, "Hello Y'All" by Shinehead, and "Cornbread Fish & Collard Greens" by Anthony Hamilton. CD

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✨✧ VariousAtlantiquity – Atlantic Soul Remixed ... CD
Rhino/Atlantic, 1960s/1970s/2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best remix projects we've heard in years – most likely because the original work is so great! As the title indicates, the set features older Atlantic soul classics – remixed by a host of modern talents that include King Britt, Sa-Ra, Vikter Duplaix, and Quantic – all producers who really respect the sound of the original tunes! There's a great range of styles in the original work – which runs from soul jazz, to 70s soul, to 80s groove – and in a way, the whole thing's kind of an imagined selection of what some of these tunes might have sounded like, had they been issued during the time of 12" remixes! Titles include "Tonight" by Kleer remixed by Sa-Ra with Meshell Ndegeocello, "Watching You" by Slave remixed by Vikter Duplaix, "We Are Family" by Sister Sledge remixed by Daz-I-Kue, "Warm Summer Night" by Chic remixed by King Britt, "Little Ghetto Boy" by Donny Hathaway remixed by Freddy L, "Pick Up The Pieces" by Average White Band remixed by Charlie Dark, "Getting Uptown" by United 8 remixed by Quantic, "Nubian Lady" by Yusef Lateef remixed by Metisse, and "Riding High" by Faze-O remixed by Waajeed. CD
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✨✧ VariousLegacy Of R' N' B Slow Jamz (3CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sony (Germany), 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 3CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wealth of laidback tracks that still have a nicely funky core – great work from that time when soul music really found a way to get mellow, but still hold onto a groove – often using some of the production styles of hip hop to fuse in a heavier bottom end to ballads and late nite love songs! The result is a perfect groove for the contemporary world – one that really sounds great in this overstuffed batch of tracks that showcase the modern approach to a slow jam – served up here in a collection of 36 cuts that includes some well-known classics, mixed with other numbers that we'd almost forgotten about! Titles include "Don't Wanna Be A Playaer (Joe Big Baby rmx)" by Joe, "Can U Get Wit It (gangsta lean edit)" by Usher, "5 Miles To Empty (Cutfather & Joe rmx up)" by Brownstone, "Reason For Breathing" by Babyface, "Keep Tryin (wet mix)" by Groove Theory, "Show You The Way To Go" by Men Of Vision, "In The Hood (rmx with rap)" by Donell Jones, "I Really Wanna Sex Your Body" by Link, "I Apologize" by Ruff Endz, "Kiss The Sky" by Tatyana Ali, "Holler (full crew smoove mix)" by Tyrese, "Shorty (Got Her Eyes On Me)" by Donell Jones, "Come Over Here" by Toni Braxton, "Days Like This" by Kenny Lattimore, "Naked Without You (full crew mix)" by Roachford, "Somebody Already Broke My Heart" by Sade, "Are You Still Down" by Jon B feat 2Pac, "They Like It Slow" by H-Town feat Roger Troutman, and "Sweet Lady" by Tyrese. CD

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✨✧ VariousChange The Beat – The Celluloid Records Story 1979 to 1987 ... CD
Celluloid/Strut (UK), Late 70s/1980s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Hip hop, street soul, and lots lots more – a really revolutionary selection of music from the legendary Celluloid Records – a label that was virtually a genre unto itself! Celluloid was a key force tying together the New York downtown scene at the start of the 80s, and the postcolonial music world of Paris – and as a result, they always operated with a culture-crossing style that few other companies of the time managed to hit – merging together sounds in really unlikely ways, and often coming up with fresh new styles in the process! The label's known for crate-diggers for its hip hop releases – and to world music fans for its electric Africa work – but they also were on the forefront of New York No Wave, avant jazz, and post-punk – and somehow found a way to integrate both young new talents, and older experimentalists who still had plenty to offer. This package finally does Celluloid justice – and goes way past the few simplistic comps of the label's work over the years – training the skilled Strut ear to the whole thing, and also serving up the full story of the label in the process. Titles include "I'm The One" by Material, "Day Tripper" by Shockabilly, "Tele Apres La Meteo" by Fredinand, "Disco Rough (long version)" by Mathematiques Modernes, "Electrique Sylvie (full length version)" by Modern Guy, "Mean Machine Chant/Mean Machine" by Last Poets, "Abele Dance ('85 rmx)" by Manu Dibango, "Change The Beat (French & English)" by Fab 5 Freddy, "The Escapades Of Futura 2000" by Futura 2000 with The Clash, and "Downing Street Rock" by Winston Edwards & Blackbeard. 26 tracks in all! CD
(Small tear in digipack corner.)

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✨✧ VariousBig Fun In The Big Town – Music That Inspired The Film – 1986 Hip Hop Classics ... CD
Five Day Weekend, Mid 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Classics from the mid 80s east coast hip hop master class – BDP, Just-Ice, T La Rock, Skinny Boys, Tricky Tee and Mantronix – benchmark singles, circa '86! This compilation was put together by Five Day Weekend as a soundtrack inspired by Big Fun In The Big Town – the little seen documentary by Dutch filmmaker Bram Van Splunter. Includes "South Bronx" and "9MM Goes Bang" by Boogie Down Productions, "Cold Getting Dumb" by Just-Ice, "Breaking Bells" and "Back To Burn" by T La Rock, "Jockbox" by Skinny Boys, "Leave It To The Drums" by Tricky Tee and "Bassline" and "Ladies" by Mantronix. (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) CD

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✨✧ VariousNorthern Soul Weekender – The Original Sound Of Northern Soul ... CD
Charly (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Socking soul from the 60s and early 70s – brought together here in a mighty tribute to the lasting power of the Northern Soul scene in the UK! Other volumes of this collection have focused on sounds that played big in British clubs in the early days of the scene – but this set showcases cuts that have gotten a lot of play in more recent years – including some that weren't even discovered back in the day, and have taken years to finally get their due from soul fans! The groove is upbeat – with a vibe that begins in Motown, but soon takes off into all of the great new territory the scene has embraced over the years – including some strands of deep soul that are especially welcome here. Titles include "I Hurt On The Other Side" by Sidney Barnes, "You'll Always Be In Style" by The Adlibs, "Gone With The Wind Is My Love" by Rita & The Tiaras, "I Still Love You" by Ann Sexton, "Lonely For You Baby" by Sam Dees, "Just Loving You" by Ruby Andrews, "Baby" by Ellie Greenwich, "If You Ask Me" by Jerry Williams, "Just Another Heartache" by Little Richie, "Under Your Powerful Love" by Joe Tex, "I'm A Big Man" by Big Daddy Rogers, "Better" by Ruby Winters, and "Baby What Has Happened To Our Love" by The Ringleaders. Great CD package – a book-styled cover, with lots of notes and rare label shots! (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD

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✨✧ VariousRecord Box #1 – TLP (aka Troubleman) ... LP
541 (Belgium), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
You may know Troubleman from a number of records issued under his own name – including some great work for the Far Out label – but as the image on the front cover also indicates, he's a hell of a record collector – with crates that are plenty big enough to give us some wonderful tunes on this set! As with his own sounds, Troubleman does a great job of mixing the classic and the contemporary – serving up deeper funk next to crackling cosmic cuts – sometimes more hip hop-oriented, sometimes straighter R&B! Titles include "Party Hard" by Donae'O, "Assistant's Rag" by Mother Freedom Band, "Ghetto Heaven (Soul II Soul rmx)" by The Family Stand, "My Boo" by Ghost Town DJs, "Out Deh" by Chronixx, "Sometimes A Song" by Bill Withers, "I'm Gonna Have My Cake & Eat It Too" by Teena Marie, "Funkbox Party" by Masterdon Committee, "Casanova" by Levert, "Games" by Chuckii Booker, "Gimme" by Jill Scott, "Hello Y'All" by Shinehead, and "Cornbread Fish & Collard Greens" by Anthony Hamilton. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousHome Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Jackson 5, move over – because the folks at Numero Records have uncovered a whole host of rare kid soul acts from the 70s – most of them a fair bit funkier than their Motown contemporaries! The tracks here all clearly follow the lead started by Michael and his brothers at the end of the 60s – but the music is way more than just a simple copycat of Jackson modes – as each of these artists have a really individual approach, and a heck of a lot of personality in their music – despite their youthful years. In true Numero fashion, most of the cuts here are from tiny little labels – issued only as singles back in the day, but produced with a great deal of enthusiasm for the music – and a confident, competent sound that's quite striking, given the age of the performers. The package comes with complete notes on the music – opening up a whole world of lesser-known kid soul acts – and titles include the amazing "Trust Your Child" by Patrizia & Jimmy, plus "I'm Not Ready For Love" by Promise, "One Is Enough For One" by Jack & the Mods, "Now That School Is Through" by Cindy & The Playmates, "Jersey Slide (part 1)" by 3 Stars, "You Are My Dream" by 3 Simmons, "Can't Let You Break My Heart" by Quantrells, "If You're Looking For Love" by Triads, "Yellow Ribbons" by Atons, "Sweet Pea" by Altyrone Deno Brown, "Time After Time" by Step By Step, "Time" by Otis The 3rd, and "Little Girl" by Michael Washington. CD

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✨✧ VariousIn-Kraut 2 – Hip Shaking Grooves Made In Germany 1967 to 1974 ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The second fab volume of one of our favorite compilation series ever – a brilliant document of funky and groovy tunes recorded in Germany at the end of the 60s! The sound here is way different than most other collections we've stocked – a weird mix of funky jamming, psychedelic production, mod soundtrack moments, and other unusual bits – most of which are given a slightly unusual German twist! The sheer brilliance of the set is hard to sum up in words – but take it from us, the collection is one of freshest and most unusual you'll ever hear – and it's put together beautifully, with great graphics and full notes on each and every track! Titles include "Black Night" by Hugo Strasser, "This Is Soul" by Paul Nero, "Get It On" by Klaus Weiss, "Soul March" by James Last, "Pealed Tomato" by Tommy Haggard, "Wildkatze" by Christer Bladin, "Swingle Beat" by Ambros Seelos, "Holiday Time" by Hildegard Knef, "Rock In" by Dometown Gang, "No No No" by Dieter Reith, "Run Away" by Joy &The Hit Kids, "Blauer Montag" by Mary Roos, and "Kamera Song" by Inner Space. CD

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✨✧ VariousPied Piper – The Pinnacle Of Detroit Northern Soul ... LP
Pied Piper/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Stunning soul from the Detroit underground of the late 60s – a treasure trove of gems that literally grew up in the shadows of Motown – given that the work here was spearheaded by the Pied Piper Productions team of Jack Ashford, Mike Terry, Joe Hunter and Herbie Williams of the legendary Funk Brothers! There's a tighter, more energetic vibe to the material than on some of the more grandly soaring sounds of Detroit's bigger hits of the time – and we really love the unfussy, driving soul essence at play here – a gritty, groovy, and really hard-burning sound that makes just about every number here a gem – and a real change, if you only know the bigger hits from Motown! The track selection is wonderful – and even includes a number of never-issued tracks from the time, plus singles issued on Kapp and some smaller labels too. Titles include "Just Can't Leave You" by Tony Hester, "I Can't Hold On" by Lorraine Chandler, "We Go Together (alt with rap intro)" by The Cavaliers, "Voo Doo Madamoiselle" by September Jones, "More Than A Memory" by Nancy Wilcox, "That's When I Need You" by Freddy Butler, "This Heart Is Lonely" by Rose Batiste, "I'm Not Built That Way" by The Hesitations, You Only Live Twice (original take)" by Lorrane Chandler, "Ooh It Hurts Me" by The Cavaliers, and "Set My Herat At Ease" by Mikki Farrow. (Soul, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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