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10 CCI'm Not In Love/Channel Swimmer ... 7-inch
Mercury, 1975. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Styrene pressing in a Phonogram sleeve.)

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✨✧ ABCLook Of Love (part 1)/Theme From Man Trap ... 7-inch
Mercury, 1982. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Adam And The AntsAntmusic/Don't Be Square Be There ... 7-inch
Epic, 1980. Near Mint- ... $2.99
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Lables are aged.)

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AdventurersIt's Alright/I Don't Mind ... 7-inch
Ran Dee, 1962. Very Good ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Jewel AkensBorn A Loser/Little Bitty Pretty One ... 7-inch
Colgems, 1967. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Labels have some pen.)

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Gene AllisonHey Hey I Love You/You Can Make It If You Try ... 7-inch
Vee Jay, Early 60s. Good+ ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with some noise.)

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Luther AllisonNow You Got It (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Gordy, 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Aly-UsFollow Me (voc, dub) ... 7-inch
Strictly Rhythm/Get On Down, 1992. New Copy ... $9.99 10.98
A nice smooth house track from Strictly Rhythm's salad days, with a nicely bouncing bassline – and one that was HUGE here in Chicago! There's this really moody keyboard line at the start – before the beats pump up and the vocals really get fantastic! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jesse AndersonWomen's Liberation/Ow, Wow Man ... 7-inch
Outta Cyte, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Two sweet cuts by one of the great Chicago funky 45 artists! "Ow Wow" is a great groover, with a cool funky intro – lots of wah wah guitar, and almost a Curtis Mayfield-like groove! "Women's Lib" has a hard soul feel – almost in a Memphis mode, with touches of ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label appears to have been signed by the artist.)

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AnimalsI'm Crying/Take It Easy Baby ... 7-inch
MGM, 1964. Very Good (pic cover)... $9.99
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has some wear and lightly bent corners.)

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AuraLet Me Say Dis About Dat/No Beginning, No End (white colored vinyl) ... 7-inch
Aloha Got Soul, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $7.99
Late 70s Hawaii funk tunes from Aura's rare self-titled album from the end of the 70s! "Let Me Say Dis About Dat" starts lean, with some of the tightest drums and sinister guitar funk riffs we can think of, before some just as time horns punctuate it just so. "No Beginning, No ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White vinyl pressing.)

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B-52sDeep Sleep/Nip It In The Bud ... 7-inch
Warner, 1982. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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B-Side PlayersAll I Want/La Vuelta ... 7-inch
Afro Baile, 2017. New Copy ... $3.99
A warm mix of funk, reggae, and a bit of hip hop – served up in a tune that comes across with a crackling sort of freshness overall! Lyrics are a mix of sung chorus and spoken verses – and the groove has a rising/falling horn passage that really underscores the meaning of the tune! ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band1 Thing/Hoola Hoop ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
There's a great old school vibe to "1 Thing" – beats that are maybe a bit more South Bronx than usual for Bacao, but via a "Funky Nassau" sort of energy too! The steel drums make some great sounds over the grooves – and "Hoola Hoop" continues a hip hop ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandPIMP/Police In Helicopter ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2016. New Copy ... $8.99
A wicked set of funky steel drums – a bad-stepping number from the Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band, and just the kind of hard funk cut we're always digging for on steel drum records! We hardly ever find gems this good though – as "Pimp" has these slow-snapping drums that make ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandScorpio/8th Wonder ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2016. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99 9.98
The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band take on two classics from the old school – both with their trademark mix of steel drums and funk! "Scorpio" is the classic jam from Dennis Coffey – taken in a way here that's completely different, as the drums take on the guitar parts – ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandXxplosive/Burn ... 7-inch
Big Crown, 2018. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
Maybe some of the most explosive steel drum sounds you'll ever hope to hear – but that's what we've always expected from the mighty Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band! "Xxplosive" is funky, but in a nice slow-stepping way – with the bassline really carving out the groove, as ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Dave BaileyOne Foot In The Gutter (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Epic, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
A gem of a number from Dave Bailey's short-lived career as a leader – the title track to his hard to find Epic album, and a jaunty soul jazz number with a sweet and mellow groove! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has a mark that clicks towards the end of Part 1.)

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Chet BakerChet Baker Quartet (EP4-4) ... 7-inch
Pacific Jazz, Early 50s. Very Good (pic cover)... $16.99
Mindblowing early work from Chet Baker – quite possibly as clear a statement of the young trumpeter's genius as you might hope to find, served up here in a beautiful 7" EP package! The tracks are short, sweet, and very much to the point – but they already display a tremendous ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has split seams and some surface wear.)

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Lavern BakerWheel Of Fortune/Shadows Of Love ... 7-inch
Atlantic, 1980. Very Good+ ... $5.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some pencil.)

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Hank BallardFinger Poppin Time/I Love You, I Love You Sooooo ... 7-inch
King, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $2.99
This is Hank's first version of the track, not the one produced by James Brown. That doesn't stop it from being nice and soulful, though – with a great rolling R&B groove that made it one of his best early moments! Killer vocals on both sides, too! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue label King pressing.)

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✨✧ Bama Lamas feat Gabrielle SuttonSecurity/It's Too Late ... 7-inch
Bama Lamas, 2017. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
Floorshaking sounds from Chicago's Bama Lama's with guest singer Gabrielle Sutton – paying tribute to the glorious dawn of the 60s guy/girl rocking rhythm & soul singles of Tarheel Slim & Little Ann with the songs – while paying homage to the groovy style pre-Ye Ye French rock ... (Rock, Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Banda Black Rio/MieleMiss Cheryl/Melo Do Tagarela (Rapper's Delight inst) ... 7-inch
Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
Two killer slices of Brazilian funk! The instrumental "Miss Cheryl" is one of the trademark tunes of Banda Black Rio – a cut with these sharp, jazzy changes that are completely amazing – and which easily have BBR rivaling the sound of Earth Wind & Fire at their best! The ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Darrell BanksOpen The Door To Your Heart/Somebody (Somewhere) Needs You ... 7-inch
Soul Town, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Orange label pressing. Labels have some wear and pen.)

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JJ BarnesBaby Please Come Back Home/Chains Of Love ... 7-inch
Groovesville, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A real stormer from JJ! "'Baby Please Come Back Home" is incredible – kind of Marvin Gaye late 60s Motown, but even better! The hook is great, and JJ's vocals are sublime! "Chains Of Love" is a harder rocking number – but also very nice. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Beach BoysHere Today/Darlin ... 7-inch
Capitol, 1967. Very Good (pic cover)... $6.99
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has wrinkles, splitting in the bottom seam, and some tears at the opening.)

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BeatlesNowhere Man/What Goes On ... 7-inch
Capitol, 1966. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Yellow & orange label pressing.)

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Beautiful TonesGreat Day Is Coming/I'll Be A Witness Too ... 7-inch
Jade, 1960s. Good ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has an edge chip and plays with some noisy spots.)

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Bee GeesHoliday/Every Christian Lion Hearted Man Will Show You ... 7-inch
Atco, 1969. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Gold label Oldies Series pressing in an Atco sleeve.)

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Archie Bell & The DrellsTighten Up (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Atlantic, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $9.99
A classic groover – one that we never tire of, even though it was a hit! "Tighten Up" is a mean, lean slice of Texas funk with killer guitar work – and it sounds even better on the beat-heavy stripped-down "part 2" than it does on the more familiar "part 1" ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Reuben BellIt's Too Late/Baby Love ... 7-inch
DeLuxe, 1972. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Jonny Benavidez & Cold Diamond & MinkLet's Get Together (vocal, inst) ... 7-inch
Timmion (Finland), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
Sweet soul from Jonny Benavidez – a singer who's got a voice that takes us back to the late 60s era of work by Ralfi Pagan and Joe Bataan – and who comes across here in an equally heartbreaking mode! Cold Diamond & Mink provide some nicely stepping grooves in the background, warmed ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Pete Bennett & The EmbersFever/Soft ... 7-inch
Sunset, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Chuck BerryBack In The USA/Memphis, Tennessee ... 7-inch
Chess/Third Man, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $5.99 6.98
Both of these cuts have been covered countless times over the years – but there's nothing like their original readings by Chuck Berry – raw, romping, and filled with that wicked mix of early rock and blues instrumentation that made Berry such an influence in the 50s! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Great Third Man pressing – with a vintage-style Chess sleeve too!)

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✨✧ Big Time SaraBig Time Operator/Long Tall Daddy ... 7-inch
Airway, Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has some press flaws that play with some noise on the B-side.)

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Big WalterWhat Fool Is That Knocking/Walkin Down Life's Hiway ... 7-inch
Saba, 1985. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Nat BirchallTunji/Mode For Trane ... 7-inch
Jazzman (UK), 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $12.99
Tenorist Nat Birchall takes on the great Coltrane tune "Tunji" – a perfect fit for Nat, given how much spiritual jazz he's got in his music! The tune has a great modal groove – thanks to a quartet that includes John Ellis on piano, Michael Bardon on bass, and Andy Hay on ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Cody Black/Charles SpurlingI’m Slowly Molding/She Cried Just A Minute ... 7-inch
King/Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Two Northern Soul gems back to back! Cody Black's "I'm Slowly Molding" is a nice little tune that starts out with some walloping drums augmented by handclaps, and Cody's deeply felt soul vocals backed nicely with groovy harmonies and horns – soaring and building as the tune goes on ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Marion BlackGo On Fool/Who Knows ... 7-inch
Capsoul, Early 70s. Very Good- ... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Avco Embassy pressing. Plays with some crackles.)

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Black CatFlower Pot/How Long Before I'm Gone ... 7-inch
Peripheral Enterprises, Early 70s. New Copy ... $5.99
"Flower Pot" is nice and dark – even more so than the dirt that might have filled it in – with this slow fuzzy guitar riff that takes up most of the groove – which moves stark and slow all the way through! "How Long Before I'm Gone" has a quicker clip – ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Black Market BrassWar Room/Into The Thick ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99
Funky drums and some mighty nice horns – a real killer from Black Market Brass, and maybe one of their most intense tracks to date! There's almost an Afro Funk vibe here, but the style is even more freewheeling – fast grooves and horns that are incredibly deft, but also have lots of ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Black PumasBlack Moon Rising/Fire (colored vinyl) ... 7-inch
Karma Chief/Colemine, 2018. New Copy (pic cover)... $8.99 10.98
"Black Moon Rising" is a tune that seems to really live up to its title – with these slow funky drums that break on the intro – then roll into these bad-stepping keyboard lines that support the lead vocals and really let them flow! There's a similar sort of energy on "Fir ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition – on colored vinyl!)

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Cicero BlakeSad Feeling/You're Gonna Be Sorry ... 7-inch
Renee, 1964. Very Good- ... $24.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has residue that plays with faint noise during the fade-in for "Sad Feeling". Labels have some wear and minor flaking.)

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Sonny Harmonica BlakeSonny Harmonica Blake ... 7-inch
Red Rooster, 1980. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $5.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bobby BlandChains Of Love/Ask Me 'Bout Nothing (But The Blues) ... 7-inch
Duke, 1969. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has a few light sleeve marks.)

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✨✧ Bobby BlandSave Your Love For Me/Share Your Love With Me ... 7-inch
Duke, 1968. Very Good ... $0.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bobby BlandShape Up Or Ship Out/The Love That We Share Is True ... 7-inch
Duke, Late 60s. Very Good ... $0.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ BlondieHeart Of Glass/11:59 ... 7-inch
Chrysalis, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A crossover classic from the lovely Deborah Harry – a tune that broke Blondie big on the airwaves, yet which also had a great life of its own in the clubs – no doubt due to its driving Giorgio Moroder-influenced disco beat! Yet the track's also got a lot more to live up to, too – ... (Rock, Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Chrysalis sleeve with titles written in pen.)

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Gary US BondsQuarter To Three/Time Ole Story ... 7-inch
Legrand, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Red label pressing.)

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BongosZebra Club/Certain Harbours ... 7-inch
Fetish (UK), 1982. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $7.99
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has a lightly bent corner.)

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Bottle TreeOpen Secret (main, drums) ... 7-inch
International Anthem, 2017. New Copy ... $6.99
A fantastic track from this ultra-hip Chicago group – very spiritual in terms of the lyrics and soulful vocals, but also given a very cool crackle, thanks to some killer work on drums and percussion! Those elements get even more exposure on the flipside – which is a really great way to ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bobby BoydI Like What You Do To Me/Girl Like You ... 7-inch
Athens Of The North (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
There's some sweet 80s basswork on this one – that kind of dipping pedal groove that's peppered with plenty of keyboards – all making for this bright, crackling sound that gets plenty of deeper soul elements from Bobby Boyd's vocals! Lots of percussion kicks off "Girl I Like ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bobby BoydLove Goddess/Good News ... 7-inch
Athens Of The North (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Two rare groovers from Bobby Boyd! "Love Goddess" has this great sort of building vibe at the start – a bit like the way the "Shaft" theme rolls in, but totally different too – especially when Bobby hits the great lyric in the lead! "Good News" is as ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Charles Bradley with The InversionsWhatcha Doing To Me/Strike Three ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99 8.99
A compelling cut from the late Charles Bradley – a track that's got a vibe that's maybe more rocksteady than some of the other work you may know from the deep soul singer – this great Jamaican vibe that seems to unlock a whole new side of his talents! "Strike Three" follows ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Branding IronRight, Tight, & Out Of Sight/Slave For Love ... 7-inch
Volt, 1970. Very Good ... $14.99
"Right, Tight" is a nice little groover from Stax – a bit bluesy, with a down-home sound that features bass on the bottom, horns over the top, and some ensemble vocals that have a deeply soulful approach! "Slave For Love" has a rolling Memphis soul groove – more 60s ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jeryl BrazilI'll Miss You/Mean That Much ... 7-inch
Gold Meyn, 1985. Near Mint- ... $99.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Jackie Brenston & His Delta Cats feat Ike TurnerRocket 88/Come Back Where You Belong ... 7-inch
Chess/Third Man, 1951. New Copy (reissue)... $5.99 6.98
A classic track that some folks claim was one of the first-ever rock and roll records – but which, to our ears, just sounds like some killer R&B! Jackie Brenston wasn't actually the lead act – he was just the singer for Ike Turner's group at the time – but the cut was ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Great Third Man pressing – with a vintage-style Chess sleeve too!)

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Brides Of FunkensteinAmorous/War Ship Touchante ... 7-inch
Atlantic, 1978. Near Mint- ... $5.99
2 tracks lifted from the girls' Funk Or Walk LP – both served up in a tight funky mode, lots of bass underneath, and a grooving approach on both numbers. There's some cool spooky touches on "War Ship" at the beginning! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Atlantic sleeve.)

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✨✧ Wesley Bright & The HoneytonesHappiness/You Don't Want Me ... 7-inch
Colemine, 2018. New Copy ... $5.99
The bass moves fast, the guitar riffs faster, and the voals of Wesley Bright are really fantastic – crackling nicely as he soars over the top of "Happiness" – a tune with more sadness than you might expect, but in a really great way! "You Don't Want Me" slows things ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jimmy BriscoeI Only Feel This Way When I'm With You/Country To The City (I'm Going Back To The Country) ... 7-inch
Pi Kappa, 1975. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Brooklyn AllstarsDid You Stop To Pray This Morning/Prayer For Today ... 7-inch
Jewel, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Buster BrownBig Legs - Big Stockings/I Love You For Sentimental Reasons ... 7-inch
Nocturn, 1969. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Charles BrownConfidential/Trouble Blues ... 7-inch
Aladdin, 1956. Very Good- ... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Charles BrownHang On A Little Longer/Black Night ... 7-inch
King, 1968. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Yellow label promo in a King sleeve.)

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✨✧ James BrownI'm Shook/Little Groove Maker Me ... 7-inch
King, 1969. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a King sleeve, with titles written in pen.)

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✨✧ James BrownIf I Ruled The World/I Got The Feelin' ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Both tracks are very nice, and the single is an excellent example of James at his strongest in the 60's. "If I Ruled The World" is a beautiful ballad soul cut, infused with the kind of subtle politics that James used before hitting his more radical days. "I Got The Feelin" has ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue label King pressing.)

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James BrownPublic Enemy #1 (part 1)/I Got A Bag Of My Own ... 7-inch
Polydor, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Nice stuff from James! "Public Enemy" is a wonderful track, with a long spoken monologue that shows a great side of James' progressive ideas. Nice message about heroin, and a good backing with a mellow feel. "I Got A Bag Of My Own" is pretty nice too – a fast funky cut ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(A-side label is obscured with marker, and B-side has marker and a small sticker.)

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James BrownTit For Tat (Ain't No Taking Back)/Believers Shall Enjoy (Non Believers Shall Suffer) ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Two long titles, both of them nice! "Tit For Tat" has a great back-forth kind of groove – not really funky, but pretty darn catchy, and with some raw soulful vocals from brother James! "Believers" is an instrumental with some very nice organ work – James on the ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James BrownTry Me/Tell Me What I Did Wrong ... 7-inch
Federal, 1959. Very Good- ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Teal label pressing.)

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James Brown & The New JBsGive Me Some Skin/People Wake Up & Live ... 7-inch
Polydor, 1977. Very Good ... $6.99
"Give Me Some Skin" is fast funk, but still pretty nice work from James – lifted from the Mutha's Nature album, and grooving in a mix of tight guitar, clavinet, and horns, not too dissimilar from the heavier early 70s funk years. "People Wake Up" is actually better – ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Maxine BrownBaby Cakes/One In A Million (alt take) ... 7-inch
Kent (UK), 1967. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
Maxine Brown takes on a tune by Otis Redding – which means that "Baby Cakes" has a harder, heavier groove than some of her other tunes – almost a Memphis sort of bite, with some burning organ vamping underneath the vocals! "One In A Million" is here in a rare ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Richard BrownSweet And Kind/Don't Listen To The Grapevine ... 7-inch
Steeltown, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ruth BrownI Can't Hear A Word You Say/Jack O'Diamonds ... 7-inch
Atlantic, 1959. Good+ ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with some surface noise on "Jack O'Diamonds".)

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Ruth Brown & Her RhythmakersMambo Baby/Somebody Touched Me ... 7-inch
Atlantic, 1954. Good+ ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have pen and aging.)

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Tommy Brown/Walter Horton/Louie Meyers/Arbee StidhChicago Harp – Southern Women/Remember Me/Just Wailin'/When I Find My Baby/Yes She's Gone ... 7-inch
Black Diamond, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jimmy Bryant & Speedy West2 Guitars Country Style – Part 1 EP ... 7-inch
Capitol, 1954. Very Good (pic cover)... $14.99
Includes "Hop Skip & Jump", "Blue Bonnet Rag", "Low Man On A Totem Pole" and "Old Joe Clark". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some aging.)

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Jimmy Bryant & Speedy West2 Guitars Country Style – Part 2 EP ... 7-inch
Capitol, 1954. Very Good (pic cover)... $14.99
Includes "Country Capers", "This Is Southland", "Swingin' On The Strings", and "Arkansas Traveler". 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Budos BandMaelstrom/Avalanche ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2016. New Copy ... $4.99
A pair of aural psych funk severe weather events from the mighty Budos Band! "Maelstrom" kicks off with swirling bit of organ, presaging the funky onslaught to come – with soulful horn blasts and and impeccably rhythmic sensibility that keeps it from flying out of control. "Aval ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Budos BandMagus Mountain/Vertigo ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 7.99
One of those funky 45s you can tell will be great – just by looking at the surface of the grooves! The tune starts out all compressed and trebly at the start – with fuzzy guitar over a spare rhythm, which then gets full and funky once the cut gets going – but then takes this ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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BugglesClean Clean (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Island, 1980. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Rock, Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Island sleeve, with titles written in pen.)

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Solomon BurkeBe Bop Grandma/Just Out Of Reach (Of My Two Open Arms) ... 7-inch
Atlantic, 1961. Very Good ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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Johnny BurnetteSettin' The Woods On Fire/Kentucky Waltz ... 7-inch
Liberty, 1959. Very Good ... $1.99
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Joe Burrell with Kae Williams/Pookie HudsonThere Was A Time/This Gets To Me ... 7-inch
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
We don't know Joe Burrell at all – but he really sounds great here on "There Was A Time" – not the tune that James Brown made big, but instead a very different number – served up with a jazzy flourish, thanks to the orchestrations of Kae Williams! Pookie Hudson is a ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Billy Butler & Infinity/Lady LeeWhatever's Fair/Simple Things ... 7-inch
Pride/Mr Bongo (UK), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $8.99 9.98
Two great cuts from the Pride Records label – both hip and funky! "Whatever's Fair" is one of the best-remembered numbers from the Infinity recordings with Billy Butler – work that's got all the soaring soul of his 60s Chicago work, but a more righteous vibe too! "Simple ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jerry Butler & Jerry Peters/Jimmy SmithMelinda Latino/I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little Bit More Babe ... 7-inch
Pride/Mr Bongo, 1973/1974. New Copy (reissue)... $8.99 9.98
A really cool cut from the soundtrack to Melinda – a "Latino" theme, but one that's got this beautiful funky sitar over stepping beats and piano – almost like a hip hop sample that was waiting 20 years to be discovered, and a very cool instrumental groove! Jimmy Smith ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bobby ByrdI Need Help (I Can't Do It Alone) (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Bobby's classic! This groover moves at triple-time, with a chorus that's shouted so fast you won't believe it – and with stunning backing by James Brown's band in the background! A real winner, and sounds great on 45! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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Rickey Calloway & The Soul MotivatorsTell Me (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2018. New Copy ... $6.99
A fresh take on one of the Rickey Calloway classics from years back – snapping drums and full-on funk – a completely heavy-hitting number that rivals the best James Brown work of the early 70s! The track's a smoking cooker that never lets up – from the first rattletrap on the ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Cap-TansTight Skirts & Crazy Sweaters/I'm Afraid ... 7-inch
Anna, 1960. Very Good- ... $9.99
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Carolines Featuring Carell MancusoCarolines EP – Big House/Baby That's Me/Mama's Little Girl ... 7-inch
Ace (UK), 1966. New Copy (pic cover)... $11.99 14.99
The cover looks like a vintage 45 – but all the work here is previously unreleased, even though it was recorded back in that magical year of 1966! The Carolines are a wonderful girl group with a Brill Building sort of bigness in their sound – almost wall of sound production from Larry ... (Rock, Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James CarrThese Arms Of Mine/Let's Face Facts ... 7-inch
Kent/Deep Soul (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
James Carr may not have cut the famous version of "These Arms Of Mine" – but he does a superb job here on the classic – really hitting the tune with his best deep soul energy, and maybe even a bit more sadness than on the Otis Redding hit! "Let's Face Facts" is ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bernadette CarrollLaughing On The Outside/Heavenly ... 7-inch
Numero, Early 60s. New Copy ... $5.99
Sweet girl pop from Bernadette Carroll! "Laughing On The Outside" is the kind of weepy gem that might have been recorded by Joanie Sommers – but handled here with a nicely indie vibe that has spare strings moving nicely next to Bernadette's blue-tinged vocals, and a nice spoken bit ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Yvonne CarrollThere He Goes/Please Don't Go ... 7-inch
Vee Jay, 1964. Very Good ... $49.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Black label pressing.)

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Clarence CarterSlip Away/Funky Fever ... 7-inch
Atlantic, Late 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Ron CarterAnything Goes/Big Fro ... 7-inch
Kudu, 1975. Very Good- ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Wayne CarterMad Mouth Woman/Wahoo, Wahoo, Wahoo ... 7-inch
Mootrey's, 1973. Very Good+ ... $469.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing! Vinyl has a slight warp but plays just fine and sounds great! Label has an X in marker.)

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✨✧ Alvin Cash & The RegistersDoin' The Ali Shuffle/Feel So Good ... 7-inch
Mar V Lus, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Alvin Cash pays tribute to Cassius Clay – screaming his way through the cut in a way that pre-dates most other Ali tribute songs, grooving away in that hard funky groove that you'd find on his best 60s work. "Feel So Good" is great, too – a heavy R&B stomper with a "T ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Alvin Cash & The Scott Bros OrchestraKeep On Dancing (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Toddlin Town, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of Alvin's funkiest tracks ever, and a killer groove put together at the end of the 60's with the funky Scott Brothers Orchestra backing him up. The track's got a razor-sharp guitar that chops through the whole thing with amazing precision – and the instrumental side has some nice funky ... read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Pink label pressing.)

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Al CastellanosSpeak Up Mambo (Cuentame)/Merengue #28 ... 7-inch
Mardi Gras, 1956. Very Good ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(With metal adapter attached. Label has a bit of pen.)

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Wayne ChanceJust A Little Bit O' Lovin'/Send Her To Me ... 7-inch
Whirlybird, 1964. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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Bobby Chandler & His StardustersI'm Serious/If You Love'd Me ... 7-inch
OJ, 1957. Very Good- ... $1.99
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