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Various50 Years MPS ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99 7.99
A nicely-priced introduction to the very cool MPS record label – easily one of the hippest jazz imprints going in the 60s and 70s – and one of the few that was able to reach around the planet, and unite styles from all over the globe! This set brings together key cuts that made MPS so ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various500 Atlantic R&B & Soul Singles Vol 5 – 1967 to 1968 ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1967/1968. New Copy 2CD ... $49.99
Think you know the sound of Atlantic Records in the 60s? Think again – because this stunning series opens the vault to a huge amount of rare treasures from the legendary label! The package is amazing – and offers up rare tracks that were mostly only issued by Atlantic on singles ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various80s Groove Sessions 2 ... CD
Sessions (UK), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $6.99
Includes tracks by Grae Jones, Heatwave, Oliver Cheatham, Fat Larry's Band, David Joseph, Joyce Sims, Class Action, D Train, Shalamar, Cameo, Cheryl Lynn, Crown Heights Affair and more – 28 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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Various94 & 10th – A Decade Of Fourth & Broadway ... CD
4th & Broadway/Island (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print. Booklet and tray card have a cutout notch.)

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VariousAce Records Sampler Vol 1 – Blues & R&B ... CD
Ace (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $3.99
A treasure trove of 50s blues and R&B – all great tracks that go way beyond the ordinary, and which are packaged here at a very nice little price! The set provides a great look at the kind of high-quality reissue work Ace has been doing in the realm of R&B – a genre that the ... read more CD

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VariousAcid – Breaks And Beats ... CD
Priority/Neurodisc, 1998. Used ... $5.99
Includes track by DJ Liquidity, Super Skunk, Gum, VIMH, The Face, Sexotica, Wax Police, Chernobyl, Nordern Lights, Dreambreak, and Data-Channel. CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 1 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Music from the Brand New Heavies, the James Taylor Quartet, Mother Earth, Janette Sewell, Emperors New Clothes, Quiet Boys, Snowboy, Sunship, Vibraphone, African Head Charge, Corduroy & Gregory Isaacs. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 11 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, Early 90s. Used ... $5.99
Gregory Isaacs & Mother Earth, U Brown, Manasseh Meets the Equalizer, Beswick Grant & JMI, Swellele, George Nooks, Hazardous Dub Company, Ark, Carol Hewitt & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 2 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Music from Mother Earth, New Jersey Kings, Planet, the Quiet Boys, Emperors New Clothes, Humble Souls, Pure Wildness, Corduroy, Snowboy, Too Damn Hot & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 3 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Music from Rose Windross, Snowboy, Serene, New Jersey Kings, Corduroy, James Taylor Quartet, Phaze, Mother Earth, Emperors New Clothes, Dread Flimstone, Esperanto & the Beaujolais Band. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 4 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $5.99
Music from Corduroy, the Quiet Boys, New Jersey Kings, Simon Bartholomew, James Taylor Quartet, Snowboy, Vibraphonic, Double Vision, Brand New Heavies, Gregory Isaacs, Emperors New Clothes & Mother Earth. CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 8 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, Early 90s. Used ... $5.99
Music from K. Collective, D-Influence, A Man Called Adam, Ace Of Clubs, Piece Of Mind, Humble Souls, Terry Callier, Emperors New Clothes, the Quiet Boys, City Lix & Brand New Heavies. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAcid LP ... CD
Hot Mix 5/Still Music, 1988. New Copy ... $15.99
A killer classic from a time when the Chicago house scene was really taking off – that second generation of underground productions that was tagged with the "acid" term, because of the way they were using older riffs and keyboards to change things up! The Brits got that all wrong, ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Acid LP ... LP 27.99

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VariousAfrican Scream Contest 2 – Benin 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
A long-overdue second chapter of the African Scream Contest compilation – the first of which introduced a huge new audience to the funky sounds of Benin in the 70s! This set is every bit as fantastic as the first – filled with tunes that have these darkly brooding, heavy funk ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 4 – 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
Smooth, soulful tracks from many corners of the planet – all pulled together in a fantastic fourth edition of this wonderful series! Most folks associated AOR grooves with the slickest studios in New York and LA during the 70s – but in farther-flung locations, the style was also being ... read more CD

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VariousB-Music – Drive In, Turn On, Freak Out ... CD
B- Music (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $26.99
Funky psychedelia and multicultural cosmic grooves – late 60s & early 70s discoveries collected and put together by a team of some of the deepest diggers of boundary busting pulpy material out there –the vital B-Music/Finders Keepers team! Here they've delivered one of our ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBack To Mine – Everything But The Girl ... CD
Ultra, 1990s. Used ... $0.99
Music from DJ Cam, Slick Rick, Deadly Avenger, Beth Orton, Model 500, Ananda Project, Dubtribe Sound System, Carl Craig, the Roots & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBackstreet Brit Funk Vol 1 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk, & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A really great look at an under-discovered scene, at least on our side of the Atlantic – the wealth of club and funk tracks from the UK scene at the end of the 70s and start of the 80s – served up here by the great Joey Negro, who's given us more than a few great grooves of his own over ... read more CD
Also available Backstreet Brit Funk Vol 1 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk, & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... LP 31.99

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VariousBad Education Vol 1 – Soul Hits Of Timmion Records ... CD
Timmion/Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Fantastic soul tracks from a label we've been loving right from the start – the long-running Timmion Records – a Finnish imprint with an amazing ear for vintage sounds and funky grooves! We know what you're thinking – Finland is a very unlikely source for great soul music – ... read more CD
Also available Bad Education Vol 1 – Soul Hits Of Timmion Records (white vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP 18.99

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 – A Sensual Homage To The Most Raunchy, Erotic Film Music From The Vaults Of Italian 60s & 70s Cinema ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
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

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VariousBeat Frauleins – Female Pop In Germany 1964 to 1968 ... CD
Bureau B (Germany), Mid 60s. Used ... $12.99
Great grooves from the German scene of the 60s – a sweet range of jaunty, funky, and groovy songs by a variety of different female singers – every bit as great as similar 60s work from France or the UK! There's a great sense of overall production going on here – way more than ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of Uno Melodic Records ... CD
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
A fantastic tribute to one of the greatest soul labels of the 80s – the groundbreaking Uno Melodic imprint, started by soul legend Roy Ayers as a showcase for some of his more creative projects! The vibe here follows perfectly from Roy's classic late 70s work on Polydor – and his ... read more CD

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VariousBig Apple Rappin' – The Early Days Of Hip Hop Culture In New York City 1979 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CDs ... $11.99
Another absolutely essential collection from Soul Jazz, this time out heading straight for the outer boroughs of the Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens to document the fresh, fly, wild and bold rap tracks that rocked block parties and roller rinks from '79 on! 16 amazing tracks from the dawn of ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original book and slipcase.)

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VariousBig Noise – A Mambo Inn Compilation ... CD
Ryko, 1994. Used ... $3.99
Tracks by Jimmy McGriff, Andy Montanez, Airto, Ramsey Lewis, Tchando, Dj Food, Young-Holt Trio and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Detroit Edition 1961 to 1964 ... CD
Kent (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 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 ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBlue Break Beats 2 ... CD
Blue Note, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
A really wonderful collection of grooves that first came to light in the 90s – one that had the Blue Note label digging back in their catalog and completely re-thinking their approach to reissues – given the new popularity of jazz in the hip hop sample world! As you'd guess from the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Columbia House pressing.)

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VariousBlue Break Beats 4 ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $6.99
Just when you thought they'd put all they could into this series – this latest 4th volume comes along and knocks all the other ones out on their booties! This set's got a huge amount of great sample cuts, including loads of non-Blue Note material, like "Three is The Magic Number" ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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VariousBoombox – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap 1979 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
Great cuts from the old school – pulled together from the earliest days of hip hop – at a time when the boundary lines in the music weren't so fully formed! These days, the difference between hip hop and club cuts is huge – but back in the South Bronx scene at the start, there ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
A treasure trove of 60s Bossa Nova – beautiful recordings, many from the heart of the 60s, all of which capture the sounds and styles of the era and rank among the most massively influential Brazilian music of the period – featuring Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo, Baden ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase and book. Slipcover has some edgewear.)
Also available Bossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 1 ... LP 28.99

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VariousBoston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 19.99
A huge discovery in music – most of which we've never heard before, and which shows that the Boston scene was getting pretty busy during the classic club years – even if the city's grooves never reached the same fame as cuts from New York, Philly, and other points south! The package is ... read more CD
Also available Boston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas (3LP set & 7 inch single) ... LP 24.99

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VariousBrazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Fantastic grooves from the 70s – tracks that are part of a great second wave of Brazilian music to hit our shores, then take off in a whole new direction! The US was no stranger to Brazilian sounds in the 60s – given the popularity of bossa nova and a few other styles – but as ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Brazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP 28.99

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VariousBrunswick Singles Collection – Brothers Of Soul ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Majestic male soul from Brunswick Records – the label who recorded some of the best material ever from singers like Gene Chandler and Jackie Wilson, and who also gave lots of other singers a great shot too! This set moves way past obvious Brunswick hits, and includes loads of lesser-known ... read more CD

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VariousCapitol Rare Vol 2 – Funky Notes From The West Coast ... CD
Blue Note, 1995. Used ... $15.99
Volume two of this excellent series which mixes fusion and modern soul from the Capitol/EMI 70's catalog. 15 excellent tracks, most of which we sell for a bundle in the original (when we can find them!). Includes "It's a Pleasure" by Sheree Brown, "Before You Break My Heart" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousChebran Vol 2 – French Boogie 1982 to 1989 ... CD
Born Bad (France), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $8.99
Great grooves from the French scene of the 80s – a time when Parisian musicians were picking up a lot of the electro soul elements from the New York scene, but also mixing them with other currents of European and African dancefloor modes! This set's a bit later than the first volume in the ... read more CD

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VariousClassic House Mastercuts 1 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), 1994. Used ... $9.99
The folks at Mastercuts turn their excellent series of compilation towards the mid 80's, for a great batch of house tracks, most of which you'll remember from back in the day, but which you'll have a darn tough time finding on wax these days. Nearly all cuts are the 12" mixes, and many are the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousClassic Jazz Funk Vol 1 ... CD
MVP, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
70s jazzy grooves galore – a great assortment of a dozen tracks that nicely sit in the space between electric jazz and modern soul – titles include "Expansions" by Lonnie Liston-Smith, "Running Away" by Roy Ayers, "Flight Time" by Donald Byrd, "Always ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a small tear on the front cover from sticker removal.)

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VariousCool Monty –19 Disco Classics From The 70s And 80s ... CD
Castle (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $4.99
Includes 19 tracks by Crown Heights Affair, Grandmaster Flash, Chairmen Of The Board, Positive Force, Coffee, Curtis Mayfield, Shalamar, Dynasty, Rimshots, Lonnie Liston Smith and more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCosmic Forest – The Spiritual Sounds Of MPS ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 25.99
A fantastic trip through the farther reaches of the MPS/Saba Records label – headed up here by the great Nicola Conte – who's taken plenty of inspiration from these tunes in his own music as well! As you'd guess by the title, there's a spiritual jazz approach going on here – but ... read more CD

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VariousDestination Crampsville – The Finest In Demented Rock & Roll, Rabid Rockabilly, & JD Pop ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $12.99
We're always happy to take a trip to Crampsville – as the journey means that we not only get to live within the world of Lux Interior and Poison Ivy, we also get to discover a huge amount of obscure singles from the glory days of the indie 45! The Cramps built their music on building blocks ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDestination Moon – 50 Years – First Man On The Moon ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 11.99
Rocket to the moon on a whole host of vintage tunes with a lunar theme – a great mix of music that runs the gamut from rocking instrumentals, to jazzy vocals, to some very cool space age pop numbers! The package is one of the most inventive we've ever seen in this nature – way ... read more CD

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VariousDeutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
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
Also available Deutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 (3LP set – with bonus download) ... LP 29.99

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✨✧ VariousDirector's Cut Collection – Frankie Knuckles & Eric Kupper (3CD set) ... CD
So Sure (UK), 2019. New Copy 3CD ... $19.99
A great little 3CD package – one that's a strong tribute to the collaborative work between Frankie Knuckles and Eric Kupper, and which also showcases tracks that continue to keep Frankie's music and memory alive over the years! CD1 features all tracks recorded under the name of Frankie ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Soul Gold – The Nigel Lowis Mixes – 16 Modern Disco Soul Gems ... CD
Disco Soul Gold (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
The glory of disco is alive and well – thanks to a host of contemporary club talents who really help the music find a new groove in the 21st Century! The title and cover might make you expect a collection of tracks from years back – but the work here is all recent, and brings together ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDoing Our Thing – More Soul From Jamdown 1972 to 1982 ... CD
Cree (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.98
A long-overdue second volume of the Soul From Jamdown series – issued 15 years after the first one, and maybe even more incredible overall! As before, the focus here is on Jamaican music that draws very direct inspiration from American soul – sometimes as cover versions of famous ... read more CD

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VariousEnglish Weather ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
One of the coolest compilations we've ever heard from Ace Records – a really special set that follows in the tradition of their other St Etienne cafe/pub collections – and like those gems, a very different package than usual! This time around, the duo of Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs (who ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFlashback – April 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring music from Pilot, Duran Duran, Peter Frampton, Hawkwind, Mudhoney, Tom Paxton, Manhattans, Girlschool with Motorhead, James & Bobby Purify, Clarence Carter, Chocolate Milk and more. CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFlashback – January 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $1.99
Collection from EMI featuring Tony Joe White, Dusty Springfield, Carmen McRae, Cheap Trick, Paw, Jimmy McCliff, the Grass Roots, the Clique, Solomon Burke, Art Neville, Elvis Costello, Bobby Womack & more. CD
(Promotional CDr release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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VariousFlashback – January 2004 – EMI Catalog Songs From Grammy-Nominated Albums ... CD
EMI, 2003. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring music from Roomful Of Blues, Etta James, Kim Wilson, Michel Camilo, Michael McDonald, Jay McShann, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Gerald Wilson & His Orchestra, and Dolly Parton. CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFlashback – July 2003 – Northern Soul Edition ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $3.99
Collection from EMI featuring music from Frank Wilson, The Contours, The Isley Brothers, Chuck Woods, Brenda Holloway, Sandra Phillips, Kim Weston, The Spinners, Marvellettes, Bettye Swann and more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFlashback – March 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $1.99
Collection from EMI featuring Joe Simon, John Anderson, Jimmy Holiday, Edwin Starr, Clarence Reid, Steve Alaimo, Lou Reed, High Inergy, Kenny Lupper, the Commodores, Linol Richie & Enrique Inglesias & more. CD
(Promotional CDr release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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VariousFlashback – May 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring music fromNina Simone, Rob Zombie, Ray Barretto, Irma Thomas, Tracey Ullman, Detroit Cobras, Charley Patton, Holidays, Martha & The Vandellas, Stranglers, Kaleef and more. CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFor Discos Only – Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records – 1976 to 1981 (3CD set) ... CD
Fantasy/Craft, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99 35.99
Rare singles from the glory days of the American club music scene – most of which were only issued as promo release – hence the "for discos only" in the title! The package looks at the wealth of material issued by the Fantasy and Vanguard family of labels in the late 70s ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousFree Soul – The Treasure Of Malaco ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
A totally wonderful collection of work from Malaco Records – an imprint that's best known for its southern soul, blues, and gospel recordings – but one that's also got a fair bit of modern soul in its catalog as well! In fact, Malaco was really instrumental in helping move forward the ... read more CD

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VariousFrom The Archive Vol 2 – Compiled By Volcov ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.99
A fantastic trip through the archive with Volcov – even if most of the cuts here are a bit more recent than those that usually get archival status! And yet in a way, many of these cuts almost went to the archives directly – especially in this digital age for modern soul and club, where ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGary Crowley's Lost 80s – 63 Rare, Diverse, & Eclectic Tracks 1980 to 1987 (4CD set) ... CD
Edsel (UK), 1980s. New Copy 4CD ... $32.99 37.99
Gary Crowley was a young Capitol Radio DJ at the start of the 80s – which gave him a bird's eye view of all the musical changes that were taking place on the London scene of the time! This 4CD package is a great tribute to those years – and features some of Crowley's favorite tracks ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousGenuine Houserockin' Music II ... CD
Alligator, 1980s. Used ... $2.99
Music from Albert Collins, Big Twist & the Mellow Fellows, Koko Taylor, Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, Littel Charlie & the Nightcats, Johnny Winter, Lonnie Brooks, Lonnie Mack, Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy & more. (Blues, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGhana Soundz 2 – Afro-beat, Funk & Fusion In 70's Ghana ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
Mindblowing funk from 70s Africa – a collection that's overflowing with great rare bits! If you ever thought that the sound of Afro Funk was just Fela, Tony Allen, and Manu Dibango – think again, because this set will really expand your horizons! The package was expertly selected, ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGolden Era Of Rock N Roll – 1954 to 1963 (3CD set) ... CD
Hip-O, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 3CD ... $24.99
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousGood To The Last Drop – From The Ember Tape Vaults – Rare 60s and 70s Soul ... CD
Ember/Fantastic Voyage (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.95
A treasure trove of rare soul – a good deal of it by American artists, but pulled from the vaults of the British Ember label! The work starts in the 60s, with a definite ear for the best of the US scene – grooves that echo Northern rhythms, but often have a deeper soul feel – ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGotta Have House – Best Of House Music Vol 2 ... CD
Profile, Late 80s. Used ... $3.99
Includes "The Party" by Kraze, "Day In The Life" by Black Riot, "Love Is The Message" by Maxtrack Orchestra, "If You Should Need A Friend (friendship mix)" by Blaze, "Can You Party" by Royal House, "Work It To The Bone" by LNR, and "Sh ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A pretty fantastic selection of rare disco tracks from the American underground – all of them infused with a spiritual message, but served up with grooves that go head to head with some of the best underground club of the time! The mix of positive energy and upbeat grooves is wonderful ... read more CD
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... LP 25.99

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VariousGroove Of ESSR – Funk, Disco, & Jazz From Soviet Estonia ... CD
Funk Embassy (Estonia), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
A really ear-opening compilation – one that brings together an insane range of music from Estonia – one of the smaller of the Soviet-era Eastern Bloc nations – and a surprising hotbed of groovy activity! The tunes here are definitely in the funk, disco, and jazz modes promised by ... read more CD

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VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousHammond Heroes – 60s R&B Organ Grooves ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
A great collection of 60s Hammond organ groovers – and from sources you might not normally expect! Given the fame of jazz players on the instrument – like Jimmy Smith and Jimmy McGriff – it's easy to forget how many rock and roll groups were also playing the Hammond in the 60s ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousHarde Smart – Flemish & Dutch Grooves From The 70s ... CD
Sdban (Belgium), 1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
Mad music from the Dutch scene of the 70s – music recorded either in The Netherlands, or the Dutch part of Belgium – pulled together here in a collection that's filled with ear-opening funky gems! The music here isn't straight soul, funk, or jazz – but rather criss-crossing ... read more CD

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VariousHong Kong Score ... CD
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $19.99
Very cool grooves from the world of Hong Kong cinema – not just familiar styles from kung fu movies, but a nice range of different modes too! The music is often funky, but not always – and some tracks have vocals, while others are completely instrumental – brought forth here in a ... read more CD

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VariousHorn Rock & Funky Guitar Grooves 1968 to 1974 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Funky sounds from a time when jazz and rock music instrumentation collided – and came up with a bastard child that was unfortunately named "jazz rock", and which kept some folks away from some surprisingly groovy records back in the day! Don't let that moniker get you down – ... read more CD

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VariousHotter Than House ... CD
Steppin Muzak, 1980s. Used ... $9.99
Not much of a cover, but the set's a surprisingly great overview of underground dance tracks from the mid to late 80s – partly the house in the title, and partly tracks that follow other genres that inspired the Chicago scene at the time! Rhythms are often electric, as is the other ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousI Got Funk – Time To Get Down ... CD
Playoff (France), Mid 70s. Used ... $6.99
Classic funk all the way through – a killer collection of some of the best-remembered tracks from the 70s – all of which still have a hell of a lot of power all these many years later! This isn't a batch of obscure funky 45s, but nor is it the top 40 hits of the soul charts either ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousIf Music Presents You Need This – World Jazz Grooves – Compiled By Jean Claude & Victor Kiswell ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
Not a set of world music-inflected jazz – although there is a bit of that – and instead, a wonderful collection of spiritual numbers from around the world – most recorded in the 70s, at a time when barriers were really breaking down in jazz music! All tracks here are nice and ... read more CD
Also available If Music Presents You Need This – World Jazz Grooves – Compiled By Jean Claude & Victor Kiswell (3LP set) ... LP 24.99

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VariousIt Will Take A Nation Of Millions To Hold Us Back ... CD
BBE (UK), 1997. Used ... $16.99
A great collection of hard to find hip hop tracks put together by the folks at BBE – done with a feel that's similar to their great club night in London! The set features loads of hard to find tracks from the 90s – including "Flow On" by Lords of the Underground, "The ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJames Brown's Funky Divas ... CD
Polygram, 1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Totally cool compilation that brings together a huge amount of hard to find sides that feature some of the great female soul singers that have worked with James Brown over the years. The set's divided into 2 discs – one for the 60's, and one for the 70's – and includes a huge amount of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJazz Pizzazz II – Novus Records Celebrates 5 Years ... CD
Novus, 1992. Used ... $1.99
Includes tracks from Roy Hargrove, Marcus Roberts, Carmen McRae, Antonio Hart, Delfeayo Marsalis, Vanessa Rubin, Steve Coleman, Duke Ellington, and more. (Jazz, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print promotional release.)

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VariousJazz Toys – An Inspiring Selection Of European Soul, Jazz & Fusion Grooves From The Past ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $0.99
Don't let the title or the bunny on the cover put you off, because there's nothing toy-like about these tunes – and the package is an excellent batch of rare German grooves put together with the same high level as other collections on the Perfect Toy label! Ex-Spinning Wheel mainman Marcus ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousJukebox Jam 2 – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
A sensational sequel to one of the greatest compilations of rare rhythm & blues we've seen from the deep diggin' Jazzman label – one that goes even deeper than the first! A good deal of these juke box treasures are from the mid 50s to early 60s – all of 'em ones that have been ... read more CD

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VariousKatanga/Ahbe Casabe – Mo Blues & Rhythm, Popcorn, Exotica, & Tittyshakers (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Captain High (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
The "exotic" in the title is certainly well-placed – as many of these tracks take a familiar instrument, and use it in a slightly unusual way – a saxophone, piano, electric guitar, or something else – often set to grooves that start out in an R&B, early rock, or jazz- ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousKill Bill Vol 1 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Maverick, 2003. Used ... $1.99
The soundtracks to Tarantino films have yet to go wrong – especially when it comes the mad mad mix of wild, pulpy pop obscurities and 60s/70s soundtrack bites! Kill Bill features tunes by as wide of a variety of performers as Nancy Sinatra, Luis Bacalov, Isaac Hayes, Bernard Herrmann, "M ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousKill Bill Vol 2 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Maverick, 2004. Used ... $1.99
The soundtrack for Volume 2 of Tarantino's splatter revenge epic shapes up just as well as the first – with several cuts by Ennio Morricone (the film's pace is largely modeled after Italian spaghetti westerns, and the soundtrack naturally follows suit) plus Luis Bacalov, Johnny Cash, Malcolm ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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VariousKreaturen Der Nacht – Deutsche Post Punk Subkultur 1980 to 1985 ... CD
Strut (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A totally great collection of work from the German scene of the early 80s – a time that's often referred to as the German New Wave – although the music was usually a fair bit darker than any new wave sounds in the Anglo world! Instead, maybe think of this work as a cool compression of ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousLamp Records – It Glowed Like The Sun – The Story Of Naptown's Motown 1969 to 1972 (4CD set) ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4CD ... $16.99 19.98
An overdue look at the lost Lamp Records – a crucially important indie soul label on the Indy scene of the late 60s and early 70s – a company that was never as big as Chess or Motown, but did a similar job of documenting its city's musical scene! Indianapolis was always a very diverse ... read more CD
Also available Lamp Records – It Glowed Like The Sun – The Story Of Naptown's Motown 1969 to 1972 ... LP 49.99

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VariousLarry Levan's Paradise Garage ... CD
Salsoul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
A collection of Larry's classic mixes for Salsoul Records – a long-grooving club tracks that have the definite Levan touch! The set's filled with classics, and include "I Got My Mind Made Up" by Instant Funk, "Handsome Man" by Sparkle, "First Time Around" by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLatinismo – Cuban Trios ... CD
Allegro, 1999. Used ... $4.99
(Latin, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 8 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Detour (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Killer cuts from one of the coolest compilation series we've ever stocked – the long-running Beat Bespoke collection from mod maestro Rob Bailey – a collector with a surprising ear for a funky groove! The records here are all rare rock singles from the late 60s and early 70s – ... read more CD
Also available Le Beat Bespoke Vol 8 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... LP 15.99

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VariousLet's Dance Records – Mike Macharello & Duane Thamm Jr – Chicago 1983 to 1985 ... CD
Let's Dance/Still Music, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A cool collection from the earliest years of the Chicago house music scene – a time when the city's grooves were maybe as beholden to the styles from overseas as they were the new vibe going on in the Windy City! Lots of these tracks have heavier beats than basslines, and almost reflect some ... read more CD

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VariousLight Mellow Solar Records – Sound Of Los Angeles Records ... CD
Solar/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
The sound's not entirely mellow – as LA's Solar Records was a label that was pretty dedicated to a groove – but the set does mix in some of the label's great midtempo cuts alongside its better-remembered groovers – all in a great summation of the sound and style that made the ... read more CD
(Part of the Solar Records Original Master Colleciton series!)

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VariousLiquid Sunshine – Easy Listening From The KPM 1000 Series 1970 to 1978 ... CD
KPM/Vocalion (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
Easy listening, but done the KPM Sound Library way – which means that most of the cuts here have a great undercurrent of funk! Given that KPM often employed the same artists who recorded the style of funky easy featured on the famous Sound Gallery compilations, you can bet that this set's a ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousLow Rider Oldies Vol 4 ... CD
Thump, 1960s. Used ... $7.99
Features music by The Dramatics, The Escorts, Santo & Johnny, Billy Stewart, Sylvia, The Stylistics, William DeVaughan, The Moments, The Shirelles, Eddie Holman, and The Mad Lads. CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole, booklet has a spot of sticker residue.)

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VariousMarcel Vogel's Lumberjacks In Hell ... CD
BBE (UK), 2018. New Copy 2CDs ... $16.99 19.99
Killer contemporary club from the Lumberjacks In Hell label – a European imprint, but one that owes plenty to the raw sound of the early years of American house! There's a very underground vibe going on here, and most cuts are stark, spare, and straight to the point – the best kind of ... read more CD

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VariousMastercuts Chilled – Essential Chillout Classics (3CD set) ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), Early 2000s. Used 3 CDs ... $4.99
Music from FC Kahuna, X -Press 2, Frangile State, Sara Montes, Space Raiders, Afterlife, Lo Fidelity Allstars, Kinda, Lucky Jim, Annie, Agua Dulces, Blu Roots, North East & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMasterpieces Of Modern Soul Vol 5 ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Stunning soul from the deepest depths of the American underground – upbeat groovers that mix a clubby vibe with deeper vocals – but all without hitting a disco sound at all! Some of these numbers are from the years before Studio 54, but showcase a changing style of soul – more ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousMod Jazz Rides Again ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Sammy Davis Jr is looking pretty darn hip on the cover – and all the artists inside are sounding pretty darn hip as well – coming together during the glory days of soul jazz, at a time when blues, vocals, and R&B were also criss-crossing into other styles too! There's an upbeat, ... read more CD

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 4 – Les Yper Sound ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1997. Used ... $11.99
A beautiful set of cool Now Sound grooves, and a compilation that resembles the now-legendary first volume in this cool series! 21 groovy 60's cuts, including "Bloop Bleep" by Gary McFarland, "Soul Lady" by Don Sebesky, "Jumpin' Jack Flash" by Peter Thomas, "Sorry ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMotown – Complete No 1's (limited edition 11CD collector's box set) ... CD
Motown, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 11CDs ... $149.99 169.99
An amazing package – one that comes in a tiny replica of the original home of Motown Records in Detroit! As you'd guess from the title, the 11CD set features every single Motown track that ever hit #1 on the charts – almost 200 classic songs, running from the early 60s right up through ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousMotown 60th Anniversary Mix – Mixed By DJ Lead ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $22.99
A really joyous celebration of the 60th Anniversary of Motown Records – a long set that features a continuous mix that includes 37 tracks from the full run of the label – most taken relatively straight, but given these cool old-style radio voiceovers as some of the tracks get started! ... read more CD

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VariousMotown Year By Year – The Sound Of Young America 1976 ... CD
Motown, 1976. Used ... $4.99
Music from Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Eddie Kendricks, the Commodores, Thelma Houston, the Temptations, Willie Hutch, the Originals, David Ruffin & more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousMovements Vol 2 – 15 Deep Funk Pearls Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $1.99
A second turn in the Movements series on the Perfect Toy label – some of the most blazingly funky 45s you'll hear – put together by the Tobias Kirmayer of Tramp Records! Once again we're floored by how great all of this stuff sounds – some of the deepest, tightest funk material ... read more CD

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VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 1 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Mr Bongo really goes back to its roots here – and returns to the kind of rare global gems that first made us fall in love with the label in the first place! Over 20 years ago, Mr Bongo were one of the key global forces in opening up people's ears to the sounds of funk and soul from around ... read more CD

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VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 3 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Mr Bongo reminds us once again why they've been one of our favorite labels of the past few decades – delivering a masterful collection of rare funky dancefloor grooves around the globe for their Record Club Volume 3! True to form, it's vintage rare funk, bossa, Afro Soul and underground ... read more CD

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VariousNew Life Vol 2 – Independent & Regional Jazz In Great Britain 1968 to 1988 ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 60s/1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $8.99
A really tremendous collection of overlooked jazz from the UK scene – most of it recorded in the late 60s and 70s, at a time when the nation was really exploding with new ideas – so much so, the bigger labels weren't able to keep pace with recording during the period! Instead, it was ... read more CD
Also available New Life Vol 2 – Independent & Regional Jazz In Great Britain 1968 to 1988 ... LP 15.99
 
 



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