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Various80s Funk Anthology Vol 1 ... CD
Boogie Times (France), Early 80s. Used ... $14.99
A lot more 80s groove than you'd expect from the funk in the title – although the rhythms and basslines here certainly are funky enough! The package is filled with obscure little gems from the early 80s – the kind of rare dancefloor tracks we've always depended on the Boogie Times ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Various80s Funk Anthology Vol 2 ... CD
Boogie Times (France), Early 80s. Used ... $14.99
Early 80s funky grooves galore – indeed with lot of funky stuff, but loads of bass and synth heavy dancefloor soul, too – the second volume in the 80s Funk Anthology series from Boogie Times! Includes an underground classic or two, and some funky obscure bits from the US scenes and a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAcid Jazz Jazz ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), 1991. Used ... $8.99
A great set of some of the more jazz-oriented tracks cut by the Acid Jazz label – all pulled from the imprint's early days, when nearly everything they issued was great, and pulled from the fresh groovy sound of the London scene! There's some of the label's best early singles on here – ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfrican Disco – Deep Disco From 1970s Africa ... CD
Nascente (UK), 1970s. Used ... $18.99
A fresh take on the African sound of the 70s – a compilation that focuses more on the club-oriented tracks of the scene, and less on the harder funkier tunes that have showed up in abundance on recent compilations. The feel here is tighter and smoother than work by Fela and some of the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAfro Blue – Explore The Roots And Rhythms Of Jazz ... CD
Blue Note, 1993. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Despite the primitivist theme the title might imply, this set is actually a crackling batch of jazz tracks from the Blue Note catalog, with a focus on rare cuts with a lively drum-heavy groove. Art Blakey (natch) checks in with three heavy hitters – "The Feast", "Love, The ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAmiga A Go Go Vol 1 – Deutsch-Demokratische Rare Grooves ... CD
BMG (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic set of funky tracks from East Germany! The iron curtain prevented most of these goodies from getting out to us in the Western World during the 70s – but thanks to the folks at BMG, and the recent reunification effort, this sparkling batch of grooves is finally available to the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAtomic Cafe – Music From The Original Soundtrack, Plus Music Inspired By The Film ... CD
Stilton (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
An excellent compilation of rare funky jazz tunes – issued here supposedly as a lost soundtrack, but really just a collection of tunes from other sources, all with a nice soundtrack-y jazz feel! There's a few familiar names here, but most of the material is from rare European and American ... read more CD

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
The fab first volume of this legendary series – filled with great music, wonderful images, and a really wide range of sounds and notes on the Italian soundtrack scene of the 60s! The package is filled with classics – and is a great place to start, especially if you want to go way past ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBeginners Guide To African Funk (3CD set) ... CD
Nascente (UK), 1970s. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
Way more than just a beginners guide to African Funk – as the set's filled with goodies that go way past the obvious! The package mostly features material from the 70s – and includes a heck of a lot of great music for a very low price – 35 tracks on 3CDs, with a selection that ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBig Cheese Records Presents The Menu – 10 Fresh Slices A La Carte ... CD
Big Cheese (France), 1994. Used ... $8.99
Music from the Big Cheese All Stars, Silent Majority, Walk Tall, Malka Family, Ste Strausz, Schkoonk Heepooz, Quintetto X, DJ Gilbert, Lionel Moyst Sextet, Taudi Symphony & Batu. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBig Hits From The Hill – Flamin' Hotz Funk, You Down? ... CD
Flamin Hotz, 2008. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
A heady brew of contemporary Brazilian funk – the booty-shaking, favela-founded sort that's lately been cooking up dancefloors around the globe! The cuts here are all a bit more hard-edged than mainstream examples of the genre – mixed up and mashed up heavily in a blazing blend of ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBillboard Top Hits – 1989 ... CD
Rhino, 1989. Used ... $2.99
Music from Bad English, the Bangles, Tears For Fears, Gloria Estafan, Donny Osmond, New Kids On The Block, and Debbie Gibson. CD

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✨✧ VariousBilongo – A Third Collection Of Modern Afro Rhythms ... CD
Comet (France), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
This series just keeps on getting better and better! This is the third volume in the set that began with Racubah, continued with Oulelele, and which comes up this time with a fantastic array of rare African funk tunes from the 70s – rarer than any other set we've seen on other compilations ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBless The People Everywhere – Gospel Funk Of Peacock & Songbird ... CD
Peacock/Playback, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
The famous Duke/Peacock label was one of the most important forces in gospel music during the 50s and early 60s – home to some of the hippest, most soul-drenched acts – especially the male vocal groups that were helping transform the genre, and pave the way for lots of soul artists to ... read more CD

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VariousBlue Giant Vs Blue Note ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1950s/1960s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
A cool Japanese-only collection of tracks from the classic hardbop years of Blue Note Records – one that features 2CDs' worth of well-chosen material, plus a mini manga-styled set of notes in the booklet! The music alone is worth the price of admission – key classics that helped really ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing.)

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VariousBlue Note Rare Grooves ... CD
Blue Note, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $5.99
With music from Jimmy McGriff, Reuben Wilson, Stanley Turrentine, Jack McDuff, Larry Young, John Patton, Eddie Gale, Elvin Jones, and more – 13 tracks in all! (Jazz, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlue Note Revisited ... CD
Blue Note, 2004. Used ... $7.99
A dream come true! Someone at Blue Note is keeping their eyes and ears on the street and in the clubs – because here's another late model conceptual triumph – a remix project pairing current innovators in the club and hip hop underground with classic numbers from the label's vaults! ... read more CD

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VariousBlue Spirits – The 65th Anniversary Of Blue Note ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 2004. Used ... $13.99
A wonderful collection of new tunes – recorded to celebrate the 65th Anniversary of Blue Note! The package was put together by the Japanese branch of the label, and features a variety of Japanese artists re-doing older Blue Note classics – in styles that range from hip hop to ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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VariousBrazilian Beats Brooklyn ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s. Used ... $8.99
Brazilian funk, Brooklyn style – and one of the hippest collections of Brazilian grooves we've ever heard! The collection was put together by New York DJs Sean Marquand and Greg Caz – and it's got a wickedly funky vibe that comes from plenty of 70s samba soul! The style here is really ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBrazilian Beats N Pieces – The Best Of Brazilian Beats ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/2007. Used ... $5.99
A great reworking of the classic Brazilian Beats series – one that features 32 tracks from the previous 6 volumes, all selected and remixed live by Phat Kev! The package is kind of a Brazilian mixtape overall – of the sort that were floating around a few years back in the underground, ... read more CD

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VariousBrazilian Beats Vol 5 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2004. Used ... $5.99
The always surprising, always funky, always great Brazilian Beats series goes one volume deeper! The far-reaching tendencies of Brazilian Beats never fails to impress, and nearly overwhelm. Number 5 keeps the contemporary club and dancefloor scheme well out front, with appearances by many of the ... read more CD

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VariousBrazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas – Tropicalista Psychedelic Masterpieces 1967 to 1976 ... CD
Tropicalia In Furs/World Psychedelic Classics, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $7.99
A fuzzed out treasure trove of rare Brazilian psychedelia – wild stuff that's in many ways akin to the freewheeling sounds of the Tropicalia movement, but not necessarily taking on the cultural and political weight of that movement – and more about the boundless spirit of psychedelia ... read more CD
(Digipack has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ VariousBrazilian Sounds From Paris 1969 to 1982 ... CD
Dare Dare (France), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $14.99
Brazilian music from Paris? Sounds strange – but it's wonderful! You see, the French are some of the most culturally open-minded people in the world, and for years, Paris has been a fervent melting pot of cultures that has allowed space for many many kinds of music. Next to American jazz ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBrazilissimo – Unique Tracks From The French Scene ... CD
L'Arome (France), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $12.99
Brazil and France – a great combination! This excellent set features jazzy groovers recorded in France during the 70s and 80s – all very much in a sunny fusion mode, mixing post-bossa styles of jazz and vocals with some of the more strident European jazz modes of the time. The result ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCellarful Of Motown – The Rarest Detroit Grooves ... CD
Motown, 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Way more than just a "cellarful" of Motown – a wealth of great tracks, all of which are previously unreleased! This incredible 2CD set is a landmark in the history of both Motown and Northern Soul – as it brings together 40 tracks that were recorded in the glory days of the ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousChicano Power! – Latin Rock In The USA 1968-1976 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s-Mid 70s. Used 2CD ... $24.99
Nice one! This set's a great mix of Chicano grooves from the early 70's – and despite the "rock" in the title, the sound spans the gamut from jazz fusion, to Latin funk, to full on jamming! You may know some of the bands on the set – like Black Sugar, Sapo, and Azteca – ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. Slipcase has light wear.)

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VariousCircles – Mixed By Jazzanova ... CD
Brownswood/Talkin' Loud (Japan), 1998. Used ... $19.99
Very cool compilation series that has some of the world's best DJs selecting classic groovers from the back catalog of smaller Polygram labels – like MPS, Brownswood, and Talking Loud. This volume was picked by Jazzanova of Compost Records fame, and it's a stellar batch of 21st Century ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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VariousContemporary Afro Beat – A Fine Selection Of Some Of Today's Most Exciting Afro Beat Bands From All Over The World ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2011. Used ... $11.99
The third in the Contemporary series from Tramp Records – this one focusing on the fertile modern international Afro Beat scene – with funky numbers by Kokolo Afrobeat Orchestra, The Boogoos, Akoya Afrobeat Ensemble, Express Brass Band, N'Ghare Hi Power Band and more! What's so ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousCosmic Sounds Remixed Vol 2 ... CD
Cosmic Sounds (UK), 2004. Used ... $9.99
Eastern European jazz classics – remixed! The sound here is really tremendous – a fresh take on a sound that's still mostly underground – 60s and 70s recordings from former Iron Curtain nations, most of which are groovers based around the modal, fusion, or funky styles that were ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCreative Musicians – A Collection Of Highly Underrated Gems From 1963 To 1976 ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
A totally great collection of grooves with a real range of material – nearly all fresh to our ears, and the kind of record that really makes us sit up and take notice! The set's got a loose approach to the selections – in that it features tracks from American and European sources, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousDeutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $14.99
A totally great look at the explosion of electronic sounds in German music during the 70s – a set that goes way past more familiar Krautrock territory, to bring together elements from the artier side of the spectrum too, and even run up to some of the first great moments of the German new ... read more CD
(Includes slipcase and large booklet.)

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VariousDJ Muro King Of Diggin' – Diggin' OST ... CD
Octave (Japan), Early 70s. Used ... $18.99
Funky Japanese soundtracks galore – served up by the legendary DJ Muro! Muro's a name we can really trust for mixes of rare American funk and soul – but this time around, he turns his talents towards his homeland, and comes up with an incredible blend of rare Japanese grooves pulled ... read more CD
(Still sealed with obi!)

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VariousEasy Tempo Vol 7 – Bikini Beat ... CD
Easy Tempo (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
The bikini beat is a great one here – no simple beach music classics, but a range of mod groovers from the classic years of the Italian soundtrack scene! This volume is heavy on electric elements – fuzzy guitars, keyboards, and more – all filtered nicely through a range of ... read more CD
(First jewel case pressing.)

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VariousESP Disk Guide To Funky Soul & Acid Jazz Vol 1 ... CD
ESP/ZYX (Germany), Late 60s. Used ... $6.99
Music from Randy Burns, Joel Tobias, Barry Titus, Woodstock Workband, Don Moore Band, Les Visible, the Godz, Tiger Tiger, Jerry Moore & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousExcursions 02 Complied by Patrick Forge ... CD
Obsessive (UK), 2000. Used ... $14.99
A great batch of tracks, all mixed together by Patrick Forge – the old partner of Gilles Peterson, and the genius behind the group DaLata. Like Peterson, Forge has a keen talent for mixing together older and newer styles, running through rhythms from a host of cultures with ease, coming up ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousExcursions Compiled by Modaji ... CD
Obsessive (UK), 2003. Used ... $5.99
A snapping set of current grooves – selected by one of the leading lights of the London underground! Modaji's own blend of tight percussion, electric keys, and future jazz is very strongly in place on many of the tracks on the set – and overall, the package is a great look at the kind ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFinnish Jazz 95 – Cool Jazz From The North ... CD
Finnish Music Information Centre, 1995. Used ... $6.99
Includes work from Splash Of Colors, Perko-Pyysalo Poppoo, Jimi Sumen, UMO Jazz Orchestra, RinneRadio, and Pekka Toivanen. (Jazz, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousFlash Your Lights – Music Of The Electrifying Mojo ... CD
Cosmic Car, Late 70s/1980s. Used ... $9.99
Features Greg Perry, Prince, Yello, Roger & others. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFolk Is Not A Four Letter Word Vol 2 ... CD
Delay 68 (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic follow-up to the first Folk Is Not A Four Letter Word compilation – and like that set, a CD that's bound to reshape your ideas of the genre! The work here is hardly the familiar folk of the 60s – and instead, tracks are pulled from a motherlode of obscure rarities that ... (Folk/Country, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFunk Project Vol 1 – How Good Is Good? ... CD
Goldmine (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
Goldmine is back in the funk business – and in a very heavy way! This excellent 16 track set features some heavy groovers that we've never had before – with lots of tripped-out guitar work, bass-heavy riffing, and plenty of splashy, nasty, funky drums. The sound is super-heavy – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFunk Spectrum Vol 1 – Real Funk For Real People (Compiled By Josh Davis & Keb Darge) ... CD
BBE (UK), 1999. Used ... Just Sold Out!
We hardly need tell you about this one – especially since you've been ringing our phone off the hook for it since it was first announced! The set is a monster compilation of rare funky material, put together by the legendary Keb Darge, and the enigmatic Josh Davis (known to most of the world ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFunky Sex Machines – 10 Super Rare Original Funk Monsters From The Late 60s To the Early 70s ... CD
Soul Patrol (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Funky sounds from the Soul Patrol label – Funky Sex Machines from the 60s & 70s – gritty rhythms, bursts of brass, heavy organs and and feverish vocals! Soul Patrol puts together funky numbers culled from hard-to-find 45s, with numbers by Detroit Sex Machines, James Polk & The ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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VariousFurther Adventures Of Mod Jazz ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. Used ... $9.99
Possibly the greatest installment so far in this wonderfully groovy series – a set of hard-swinging soul jazz tracks from the 60s – most of them the sort you might find blasting out of a jukebox in the backroom of some southside bar! Heavy Hammond, tremendous tenor, and gritty guitar ... read more CD

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VariousGerman Funk Fieber Vol 2 – Infectious Rare Grooves & Krauty Schlager Wonders 1969 to 1978 ... CD
Show Up (Germany), 1970s. Used ... $15.99
German funk galore – a huge batch of 70s gems we'd never find in years of digging on this side of the Atlantic! The grooves here are all pretty darn great – kind of a harder and heavier take on the In Kraut vibe – with vocals on some tracks, but a decided emphasis on kickass ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGilles Peterson Back In Brazil ... CD
Ether (UK), 2006. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Gilles Peterson is back in Brazil – and has come up with a tremendous batch of grooves both old and new! The package seems to go even deeper than Ether's first batch of Brazilian goodies picked by Gilles – and serves up one disc of funky classics from the 60s and 70s, plus a full ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGinga – The Sound Of Brazilian Football ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $6.99
It's no secret that Brazilians love their football and are pretty darn good at it – but it's a lesser-known fact that they also associate a lot of music with the game! This excellent set is a wonderful document of the link between music and football in Brazil – and features some ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGood Times With Joey & Norman Jay – Classic Party Tunes From The Good Times Sound System ... CD
Nuphonic (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
A fitting tribute to two of the most important DJs in London over the past 20 years! Sure, Gilles P has a worldwide radio show, Russ Dewbury's got his Afro funk grooves, and Keb Darge has redefined the funk scene – but way before any of them Norman Jay was blowing out the rare grooves in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGoya Vol 1 ... CD
Goya/Essay (Germany), Late 90s/Early 2000s. Used ... $7.99
The first offering from an extremely high-end Berlin club designed to re-write the rules for nightspots in Europe – a place to dine, drink, and dance, but one that's organized in a relatively egalitarian share-holding structure! The spirit of the music in this set follows the supposedly ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGroovy Vol 6 – A Collection Of Rare Jazzy Club Tracks ... CD
Irma (Italy), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
Latin, jazz, funk, and soul – the best-ever volume in this always-great series, and a real treasure throughout! The set was put together by Luca Trevisi of LTJ Xperience, and it's steeped in his rich knowledge of classic vinyl and obscure groovers. Every cut's a winner, and the set bubbles ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHardcore Traxx – Dance Mania Records 1986 to 1997 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 80s/1990s. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99
A massive overview of one of the longest-running house labels from Chicago – the crucial Dance Mania imprint, second only to Trax and DJ International for its huge run of talent! Dance Mania came into being a few years into the first wave of Chicago house, but also kept its dedication to the ... read more CD

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VariousHeading In The Right Direction – Soul/Jazz From Australia 1973-1977 ... CD
Luv N' Haight, 1995. Used ... $5.99
Another incredible release from Luv N Haight! This is a compilation of seventies soul jazz from Australia, and despite what prejudices you might have about the country, this stuff kicks! The groove ranges from Kool and the Gang type funk to strident funky fusion – and the overall feel of ... read more CD
(Artwork is wrinkled from some water damage.)

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VariousHolding A Dream – 20 Obscure Freak, Sike & Early Prog Winners ... CD
Misty Lane (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Freaky and fuzzy – but also pretty darn funky too – thanks to some tremendous drums on most of these tracks! The album's a great collection of obscure psyche tracks from the late 60s and early 70s – but it's also got a wonderfully funky undercurrent too – rhythms that snap ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHome Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD
Numero, Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
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 ... read more CD
Also available Home Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD 7.99

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VariousImprovisto ... CD
Hitop (France), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
The funky sound of 70s Spain! Although lots of other European funky tracks have been coming out on compilations over the past few years, this is the first set we've seen to focus on the rich tradition of unusual funk coming out of Spain during the period. The set features some wonderful numbers ... read more CD
(Out of print. Slipcover has some wear.)

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VariousIn-Kraut – Hip Shaking Grooves Made In Germany 1966 to 1974 ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $13.99
One of the coolest compilations we've heard in a long long time – filled with fresh and unusual tunes from the 60s and 70s, all pulled from a range of rare German recordings! The vibe here is playful and groovy – part mod 60s, part American-inspired funk – and all sparkling with ... read more CD

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VariousIn-Kraut 3 – Hip Shaking Grooves Made In Germany 1967 to 1974 ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $16.99
The Krauts are at it again – moving and grooving in a hip array of funk and mod styles from the 60s and 70s – most of which are even fuzzier and more upbeat than on previous volumes! The music here is heavy on Hammond, guitar, and romping drums – and a fair bit of tunes have ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousJazz Club – Sampled – The Original Jazz Classics, Rare Grooves & Breaks ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $7.99
A very hip collection of older funky cuts – ones that have been sampled in recent years by hip hoppers, but which stand up plenty darn great on their own! Most tracks here should be quite familiar from recent uses of their key elements, but they sparkle even more brightly here in their ... 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 ... $14.99
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
(Out of print.)

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VariousLegendary Studio One – Original Classic Recordings 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
A great set of purely classic level Studio One material – great stuff from the early 60s onward to around 1980 – and unfailingly amazing all the way through! Studio One opened up in the fall of '63, and soon after, the best of the best of Jamaican music greats of the time were wanting ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousLord Have Mercy – The Soulful Gospel Of Checker Records ... CD
Playback, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
A much-needed look at an under-exposed side of the legendary Chess Records – the label's incredible run of gospel records, most of which were every bit as great as their Chicago soul sessions! This package is the first to really dig into that rich history – and has a wonderful focus on ... read more CD

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VariousMenu Kebab ... CD
Big Cheese (France), 1996. Used ... $9.99
Music from Les Disciples, 13 NRV, Yaya, Don Baba, Foxaphonk, the Big Cheese All Stars, Malka Family, King Kooba, Zona 45, Swaat & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMGM Soul Cinema Vol 1 ... CD
Soul Cinema/Beyond, Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
Funky soundtrack tunes from the early 70s – a great mix of lesser known album cuts and a few other rare gems pulled from Universal's Soul Cinema series! The groove is wah-wah funk, fast riffing drums, tight "chase" theme grooves, and even a bit of soul – and tracks include ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMiami Sound – Rare Funk & Soul From Miami Florida 1967-1974 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Mid 70s. Used ... $11.99
A much-needed look at the funky Miami scene of the late 60s and early 70s – the new powerhouse of southern soul, after the slowdown in the scenes in Memphis and Muscle Shoals! The Miami sound was harder, tighter, rawer, and faster than that of other southern outlets – based around a ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcover, spine has light wear.)

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VariousMidwest Funk – Funk 45s From Tornado Alley (UK pressing) ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
Quite possibly one of the greatest funk compilations ever – and we're not just saying that because we're from the Midwest! The genius compilers at Jazzman spent years scouring the smaller cities of the American hinterlands – tracking down obscure musicians, long-lost labels, and nearly- ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousMizell Brothers At Blue Note Records – 1973 to 1977 & Beyond ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Genius work from one of the most soulful production teams ever – brothers Larry and Fonce Mizell, a pair who really helped transform the sound of funky jazz in the 70s! The Mizell touch is a tricky thing to sum up adequately – a sublime blend of keyboards, splashy rhythms, vocal choirs ... read more CD
(Advance promotional copy without booklet but with track listing on traycard.)

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VariousMonsters Of Funk & Soul – A Unique Label Compilation ... CD
Unique (Germany), 2010. Used ... $8.99
A monster compilation of Funk & Soul from Unique Records – great album tracks, 12" single, funky 45s and exclusive tracks from the Unique team – a cross section of neo classic funk & soul styles from an international roster that includes Laura Vane & The Vipertones, Al ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMorphine Mambo Jazz Club ... CD
Plastic (Italy), 1960s. Used ... $29.99
Kind of crazy – but that's what we've come to expect from the Plastic label! The set's a wild batch of Latin-tinged jazzers from the De Wolfe sound library studios – and it features a nice twist on the usual set of funky lost studio classics! There's a lot of cuts on here we've never ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMuseum Clio – Mixed By Masanori Morita (Studio Apartment) ... CD
New World (Japan), 2006. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Mixed by Masanori Morita of the Japanese group Studio Apartment! ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print. Small Japanese promo sticker over barcode.)

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VariousMystic Brew 4 – For Play ... CD
Fat City (UK), 1999. Used ... $6.99
Manchester has got to be one of the hippest cities on earth – or at least it would seem that way, because the folks at the city's Fat City record shop keep turning out excellent funky compilations like this one! The set's like the best ones on the label in the past – a genre-blending ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNew York Noise – Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978 to 1982 (2016 second edition) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
Seminal work from one of the most exciting times in modern music – the groundbreaking New York post-punk, post-disco club years – when everything was up for grabs! The work on the set does a really great job of documenting the way that boundaries were blown during the time – as ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousNuphonic 03 ... CD
Nuphonic (UK), 2000. Used ... $4.99
An excellent compilation of groundbreaking dancefloor tracks from the Nuphonic label! The set spans the gamut to include a wide range of influences – from classic club, to Afro Beat, to spare electronica – and the vibe is pretty darn fresh throughout. Titles include "The ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousODE – Original, Dynamic, & Experimental – Vibes Dedicated To Bernard Lubat ... CD
Aljama (France), 2002. Used ... $8.99
A pretty groovy little set – and a very unusual project! Essentially, the whole album is dedicated to one rare French jazzy tune – "ODE", a rare 70s recording by Bernard Lubat, originally issued on the Pierre Cardin record label. The cut's presented here as the first one on ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousOther Side Of The Trax – Stax/Volt 45rpm Rarities 1964 to 1968 ... CD
Stax/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... $9.99
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
Also available Other Side Of The Trax – Stax/Volt 45rpm Rarities 1964 to 1968 ... CD 14.99

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VariousPiece The Next – Japan Breeze – Selected By Hiroko Otsuka ... CD
Key Of Life (Japan), 2016. Used ... $9.99
An excellent overview of the ways in which the Japanese scene has really changed in recent years – moving past the straighter soul, house, and club jazz of a decade ago – into a range of creative styles that are completely their own! There's definitely a current of jazz that runs ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPimps, Players & Private Eyes ... CD
Sire/Warner, Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent primer for fans of blacksploitation soundtracks! The set was put together by Ice T as an homage to all the great black action films of the 70s that inspired his candy-ass gangster image – and it's a good selection of vocal hits from scores that may well be known more for their ... read more CD
(Out of print, cutout through case & artwork.)

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VariousPolish Funk 2 – A Unique Selection Of Rare Grooves From Poland Of The 60s & 70s (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $12.99
A heady second helping of funky grooves from Poland – an unlikely source, to be sure, but one that's filled with a huge amount of great tracks just waiting to be discovered by a global audience! This volume may well be even better than the first – as it features a wealth of tunes that ... read more CD
(Tray card has some rippling from moisture, booklet is fine. Out of print.)

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VariousPop A Groove – 70s Rare Soul & Funk Collide On The Dancefloor ... CD
Goldmine/Soul Supply (UK), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
The title might sound like this one's a breakdance compilation – but it's 70s funk and soul all the way through! The package mixes together rare funky 45s, hard-grooving modern soul, and some heavier vocal numbers that are really great – and all chosen with the care that you'd expect ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRacubah! – A Collection Of Modern Afro Rhythms ... CD
Comet (France), 1999. Used ... $11.99
Groovy double-length set that combines new and old Afro Grooves (in the tradition of Africa Funk!) – with many rare titles by African artists recorded in France that you'll be hard pressed to find elsewhere! Includes "Afro-Disco Beat" by Fela's drummer Tony Allen, "Racubah!&quo ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRewind! 2 – Original Classics Re-Worked, Remixed, Re-Edited, & Rewound ... CD
Ubiquity, 2002. Used ... $6.99
Old classics get the funky remake treatment – in this super-hip second installment of one of Ubiquity's greatest series! The format is simple: old soul and funk classics, re-done in new versions by a host of global producers and DJs, with roots in scenes of hip hop, jazz funk, and ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRio Baile Funk – Favela Booty Beats ... CD
Essay (Germany), 2003. Used ... $8.99
The real sound of Brazilian soul in the 21st Century – the kind of grooves that are going down on soundsystems up in the favelas in Rio, not the hipster bars down at the beaches! There's an unabashed love of American R&B on these tracks – not classic soul from the 70s, or hipster ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRio Baile Funk 2 – More Favela Booty Beats ... CD
Essay (Germany), 2006. Used ... $6.99
A wonderful return to the sounds of modern Brazil – the bass-heavy, bottom-grooving tracks that are playing plenty big in the urban favela scene – and which are a far cry from the mellow and chilled-out cliches of Brazil that are usually pushed in the mainstream! These are the sorts of ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousRoom With A View Too– Blended & Compiled By The Amalgamation Of Soundz ... CD
Xtreme, 2000. Used ... $9.99
One of our favorite sets in the super-cool Xtreme series of compilations! Like some of the others, this one mixes old and new tracks – with kind of a cross-generational approach that shows the huge range of influence that older jazzy tracks have on modern production. Cuts include a ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSidetracked – Hercules & Love Affair ... CD
Renaissance (UK), 2008. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Music from Westbam, Sax, In Flagranti, Dubwise, Fax Yourself, Daniel Wang, Rhythm Masters, Studio X, Dr. Buzzards Orginal Savannah Band, Todd Terry Project, Hercules & Love Affair, Ray Martinez & Friends, Gino Soccio & Rainbow ... read more CD

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VariousSo Blue So Funky – Heroes Of The Hammond Part 1 ... CD
Blue Note (Canada), 1991. Used ... $7.99
First great volume in this series that focuses on the brilliant organ players in the Blue Note catalog, with a mix of grooves that ranges from hard funky playing to more complicated Coltrane-esque lines. Tracks include "Plaza De Toros" by Larry Young, "Brown Sugar" by Freddie ... read more CD
(Features different cover art than the US pressing.)

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VariousSoul Heaven Presents Blaze ... CD
Defected (UK), 2005. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
3 discs worth of great soulful house, mixed to perfection by Blaze! Includes tracks by Dajae, Blaze, Louie Vega, Abicah Soul Project, Truby Trio, Ian riday, Stephane Cook, Nicky Lawrence, Kerri Chandler, Tortured Soul, Jeremiah Santiago, Kings Of Tomorrow, Mood II Swing, Funky People and Black ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some edgewear.)

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VariousSoul Jazz Singles 2008 to 2009 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2008/2009. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Cuts from the modern edge of the Soul Jazz Records blade – exclusive singles released by Soul Jazz in a fairly short stretch – and compiled here in this massive 2CD set for a great price! Soul Jazz might be best known for their unbeatable vintage reggae, dub and funk compilations, but ... read more CD

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VariousSoulsugar Vol 3 – Compiled By DJ Arno ... CD
Columbia/Sony (Austria), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $18.99
DJ Arno does it again – proving that he's easily Vienna's main man for coming up with a classic soulful tune, especially when its one from the groovier side of the spectrum! This set follows in an even stronger mode than previous Soulsugar sets – bouncing along in the mod soul style we ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSound Of Funk Vol 2 – Back On The Double Bump ... CD
Goldmine/Soul Supply (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
Second great volume in Goldmine's Sound of Funk series, with cuts by Lee Austin, BW Souls, Billy Baron, The Gaturs, Mr. C, and more. 19 tracks in all, and solidly funky all the way through! Fantastic funky grooves, with loads of classic stuff, and nearly an hour's worth of hard hard hard funk ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSound Of The City Vol 3 – Berlin (Compiled By Jazzanova) ... CD
Motor (Germany), 1999. Used ... $7.99
The sound of modern Berlin – expertly selected by Jazzanova, one of the most important musical forces to come out of Germany in the past 10 years! The tracks are mostly modern, very much in the Compost Records vein, and mixed with some occasional older numbers that show that Jazzanova still ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousStax 50th Anniversary Celebration ... CD
Stax, 1960s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A 2CD half-century 9mile marker box set for Stax Records – one of the most vital and popular southern soul labels ever – as if you needed us to tell you that! The set features a selection of many of the most popular and most culturally important singles from the early 60s and on ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStreet Jams – Electric Funk Part 2 ... CD
Rhino, 1980s. Used ... $14.99
Includes tracks from Twilight 22, Newcleus, Egyptian Lover, Jonzun Crew, Chris 'The Glove' Taylor & David Storrs, Debbie Deb, Fast Lane, Jive Rhythm Trax, Connie, and Shannon. CD
(Out of print. Tray card spine has a thin cutout notch.)

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VariousStudio One DJs ... CD
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
Another great Studio One collection from the folks at Soul Jazz, this time highlighting the DeeJays! While heavyweights like Big Youth & U Roy never voiced tracks for the groundbreaking label, there's no shortage of first class toasting on this selection, and it's Studio One, so you know the ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousStudio One Funk ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
Unhh!! Studio One plus funk, what more need we say?! Coxsone Dodd and company get down with the get down, and in this case, that's some pretty good company, with Sound Dimension, Cedric Brooks, Jackie Mittoo, Pablove Black, Alton Ellis, Vin Gordon and a whole mess of the baddest cats in Jamaica ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStudio One Groups ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
Sweet Jamaican harmony! Harmony groups form a major piece of the Jamaican music tapestry, and Soul Jazz casts their Studio One-centered spotlight on one of the finest batches of Jamaican ensemble soul around! Covering everything from the rocksteady years on up through the late roots era, the ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousStudio One Ironsides – Original Classic Recordings 1963 to 1979 ... CD
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $16.99
A cool collection of cookers from the legendary Studio One Records – pulled together here in a collection that bears the Ironsides name of one of its sub-labels, as a great indication of some of the obscure tracks included within! The collection features loads of gems from the earliest years ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousStudio One Rocksteady – Rocksteady, Soul, & Early Reggae At Studio One ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $14.99
Great early work from the legendary Studio One – and some important sounds that really show the link between Jamaican reggae and American soul! The grooves at this point draw heavily from the US soul and R&B that had been hitting Jamaican shores via radio broadcasts from up north – ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousStudio One Sound ... CD
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
A beautiful illustration of the sound of Studio One Records – that unique quality that makes the legendary label one of the most soulful sources of Jamaican music ever! The package is a surprisingly great treat – one that's still amazingly essential, even if you've got other Studio One ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousSuper Funk Vol 4 – Rare & Classic Street Funk From The Vaults 1966 to 1972 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Heavy funk galore – and easily one of the best titles in the massive Super Funk series! This one seems to go deeper than all the previous volumes – really digging down for some obscure tracks that push past the obvious funky 45 standards, to include some lost gems from rare sources in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSuper Funk's Mission Impossible – Hard To Find & Unreleased Funk Masters ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
Rare funky 45 tracks and previously unreleased masters – the best and deepest compilation yet from the Super Funk series on BGP UK – 70s instrumentals and hard funky soul vocal treasures from around the regional US scenes by SOUL, The Eternal Flames, Linda Lyndall, Sue Ann Jones, David ... read more CD

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VariousThis Is Acid Jazz Vol 7 – Steppin' Out ... CD
Instinct, 2000. Used ... $3.99
Music from the Sharpshooters, the JB Horns, the Chris Bangs Project, Woody Cunningham, Soundscape UK, CFM Band, Yada Yada, Shakatak, Swing Machine & Gota. (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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