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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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VariousHard Row To Hoe Vol 1 – Dark & Moody Rhythm & Blues Popcorn Style ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Great grooves from a really unusual strain of soul music – one that wasn't categorized at the time, but which came to be known as "popcorn" by European collectors of the music – who often focused in on a very distinct pattern of rhythm and production! The work here is a mix ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHotter Than House ... CD
Steppin Muzak, 1980s. Used ... $6.99
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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VariousHouse Of Riviera – 8 Tracks From The Golden Era Of Italian House Music Selected By Nick V ... LP
Mona Musique (France), Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Funky house from the Italian scene of the early 90s – a real hotbed of musical energy, thanks to a thriving club scene that kept on going well past the big disco years in the US! In fact, at some level disco never really died in Italy – and kept on transforming during the 80s – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHustle – Reggae Disco – Kingston London New York (expanded 3LP edition – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $32.99 34.98
A fantastic collection that looks at the relationship between American soul and reggae in a very unique way – not the early crossovers of soul and rocksteady in the 60s, but a big wave of disco-inspired sounds in the 70s! The set brings together some great Jamaican and British versions of ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! New expanded edition – with more material than the previous version!)

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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 You're Not Part Of The Solution – Soul, Politics, & Spirituality In Jazz 1967 to 1975 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Righteous jazz, but with a bit of a funky twist too – a great selection of classics from the years when 60s soul jazz was reaching out with a new sense of pride and power, and finding a way embrace all of the musical changes that were coming its way! The music here is often by artists who ... read more CD

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VariousIn The Red Vol 2 – A Britfunk Selection By Saint James ... LP
Chuwanaga (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Rare grooves from the British scene at the start of the 80s – catchy soul-based club tunes, served up in the same generation as Level 42 and Shakatak, but a lot more obscure overall! The music here has the UK artists really hitting their stride – no longer just copying American soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousInstrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 22.99
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJazz Dispensary – Purple Funk Vol 2 (purple colored vinyl pressing) (2018 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Fantasy/Craft, Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
The trippy cover and pot-store title hardly do justice to the strength of the record – which is a treasure trove of rare funky grooves from the early 70s – all of them a lot sharper and more focused than any sort of pothead sounds! Instead, the album brings together tracks from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on purple cotton candy colored vinyl!)

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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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VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes – NYC Underground Disco Anthems & Previously Unreleased Exclusive Salsoul Mixes ... LP
BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $18.99 27.99
An incredible compilation of dancefloor soul & disco from the early 80s – rare, extended and previously unreleased mixes by NYC legend John Morales – featuring essential material from Logg, Universal Robot Band, Tony Adderly, Class Action, Inner Life and more! Morales was a part of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJohnny D Presents Disco Jamms Vol 1 ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 29.99
Deep, deep disco selected by Johnny "D" DeMairo – one of the more pivotal underground club music figures of the past couple decades, via his role in setting up the Henry Street imprint – here putting together an incredible set of the rare disco greatness! This the the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJon Savage's 1965 to 1968 – The High Sixties On 45 ... LP
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A heady dip back into the 60s – all served up by the mighty Jon Savage, who's written plenty on this pivotal time in modern music! The 2LP set is a condensation of the energy that Jon brought to his CD collections on Ace for the years 1965 through 1968 – and it focuses even more ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ VariousKeep On Struttin – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of The Meters ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $2.99
A massive tribute to The Meters – one that features rare versions of some of their best funky classics! If you dig The Meters, you'll no doubt recognize most of the tunes – but you've probably never heard them in these versions before – as most of them are pulled from the ... read more CD

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VariousKill Bill Vol 1 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Maverick, 2003. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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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VariousKing Bullard Version – Songs Of The BOS Label (brown vinyl pressing) ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.99
Spiritual sounds from the Cleveland scene of the 70s – a host of lesser-known acts who recorded for the BOS label at the time, but who could easily match the best strengths of the growing gospel mainstream! The music here relies heavily on secular soul styles of the time – bits of funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown colored vinyl pressing.)

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✨✧ VariousKings Of Funk – Compiled By RZA & Keb Darge ... CD
BBE/Rapster (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
It's hard to get any funkier than this – and with Keb Darge and RZA making the call, we'd expect nothing less! RZA gets one disc, Keb the other – and the difference between the taste of the two makes for a really expansive collection – one that's got a few familiar bits that we'd ... read more CD

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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 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $49.99 55.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000 – includes download with bonus tracks!)
Also available Lamp Records – It Glowed Like The Sun – The Story Of Naptown's Motown 1969 to 1972 (4CD set) ... CD 16.99

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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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VariousLas Vegas Grind Vol 7 ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $24.99
Jazzman Records takes over the legendary Las Vegas Grind series – and does a fantastic job of coming up with the kind of really raunchy tracks that always made the collections so great! When this series first came out, it really blew our mind – because although we knew plenty of older ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLateNightTales – Turin Brakes ... CD
Azuli (UK), 2004. Used ... $4.99
Music from Nicolai Dunger, John Barry, Silver Jews, Grant Green, Les Barons, G Love & Special Sauce, John Hammond, Dave Palmer, JJ Cale, Chris Whitley, Talk Talk & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousLatin Lounge – Havana ... CD
Fania, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
An assortment of jazz-tinged grooves from the mighty Fania Records – many of which show an older Cuban influence, but update the sound strongly with a hipper New York feel! The work ranges from the 60s through the 70s – and although some cuts have vocals, the main focus here is ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more 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

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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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✨✧ VariousLife & Death On The New York Dance Floor – 1980 to 1983 – Part 1 ... LP
Reappearing (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99
A fantastic companion to the book of the same name by author Tim Lawrence – the excellent Life & Death On The New York Dance Floor – which explores all the cool strands of funky punk, avant rock, and arty grooves that exploded on the New York scene after the decline of disco! Some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ VariousLive It Up – Bayswater Beat Girls 1964 to 1967 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Storming groovers from the UK scene of the mid 60s – all gems from that special moment when female British singers were often working with a heavy dose of soul! You'll recognize a few of the names here, and will discover a lot more along the way – and although there have been other ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLook Into The Evasion Disques Vaults – 1970 to 1973 ... LP
Evasion/Rocafort (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Funky sounds from a very cool European label of the early 70s – a tiny imprint located in Switzerland, and one that seemed to have a golden touch right from the start! The label was rooted in rock, but always had a much funkier current overall – one that mixed heavy drums, rumbling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLos Angeles Modern/Kent Northern Soul ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
A great collection of rare soul tracks from the west coast scene of the 60s – one that has the Ace/Kent label returning to the territory of some of their earliest compilations, but with lots of fresh and unreleased material in the mix! The Kent and Modern labels trace their roots back to the ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLos Angeles Soul Vol 2 – Kent/Modern's Black Music Legacy 1963 to 1971 ... CD
Ace/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Really great work from the Kent/Modern family of labels on the LA scene of the 60s – a company that initially broke big during the postwar years of R&B, but continued to record a huge amount of wonderful artists as the years went on! Because of their ties to R&B in the previous ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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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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VariousMartin Freeman & Eddie Piller Present Soul On The Corner ... LP
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Two dapper British gents on the cover, but the album's filled with classic American soul – really great cuts from back in the day, served up in an array of well-chosen tracks that really go past the obvious! Both Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller (of Acid Jazz fame) put the set together – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMarvellous Boy – Calypso From West Africa ... LP
Honest Jons, Late 40s/1950s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
An incredible collection from Honest Jons – and like some of the rest of their best, music we never would have heard otherwise! The focus here is on calypso music, but recorded in West Africa – not the usual Caribbean setting – a very unusual strain of styles that cropped up in ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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VariousMen In The Glass Booth – Groundbreaking Re-edits & Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs (3CD set) ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $29.99 34.99
An incredible collection – and one that fills in a crucially under-documented side of the New York dancefloor generation – the wealth of special mixes and edits that were made for that city's important DJs for their own use in clubs! The package sorts through a mountain of never-issued ... read more CD

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VariousMessin With Sly – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of Sly Stone ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
Wickedly funky reworks of classics by Sly & The Family Stone – most of which are harder-hitting than the famous original versions! The package is a great assemblage of lesser-known cover versions – many of which are done in rough-edged, deep funk modes – not just by American ... read more CD

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VariousMetti Una Bossa A Cena ... LP
Schema (Italy), 2000. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
A fantastic collection of rare bossa material from Italy! The set's one of the best we've ever seen of this type, and it's a completely fresh batch of tunes that breaks past a lot of the other Italian compilations of recent years. Some of the artists are familiar names – like Morricone, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMidnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... LP
Studio Mule (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
A sexy set of tracks from the Japanese scene – music that seems to start in the disco years, and move into some of the more electronic Tokyo modes of the next generation – but always with a sweetly groovy style to the music! The work here is very different than both US soul of the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousMocambo Funk 45s – A Selection Of Today's Rarest Vinyl Singles ... CD
Mocambo (Germany), 2007. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Contemporary funk, but with a groove deep enough to warrant the "rare" promised in the title – as most of these numbers would stand strongly next to the best funky 45s from the late 60s and early 70s! The production is great throughout – very hard-edged, and with a back-to-bas ... (Deep Funk, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousMoodsetters – From The Amphonic & Soundstage Library ... LP
Buried Treasure (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
A buried treasure's worth of gems from the Amphonic sound library – the record company started by Syd Dale – whose 60s work for KPM was some of the grooviest of the time! Syd's on a few cuts here, but most of the music is by other names who recorded for the company – including a ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMore Ethiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 3 (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Mad music that's unlike anything else we can think of – a killer collection of funky grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – offered up here on a vinyl-only compilation! The set's a great one if you've heard the music of Mulatu, but want to dig a lot deeper – as the cats ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 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 ... $6.99 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 2 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
A record club that's way way cooler than the Columbia House version of the 70s – as the Mr Bongo take on the format features only rare funk tracks from around the world! Most of these tunes here are from vintage Brazilian and African sources – but the tunes still have plenty of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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 Orleans Hit Story – 20 Years Of Big Easy Hits – 1950 to 1970 ... CD
Charly (UK), 1950s/1960s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Music from Fats Domino, Paul Gayten, Jessie Hill, Aaron Nevile, Ernie K Doe, Chris Kenner, the Showmen, Lee Dorsey, Benny Spellman, the Dixie Cups, Little Richard, Betty Harris & more. CD
(Out of print, slipcover has some edgewear.)

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VariousNigeria 70 Vol 4 – No Wahala – Highlife, Afro Funk, & Juju 1973 to 1987 ... LP
Strut (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The musical wealth of Nigeria seems to know no bounds – especially when it comes to the worlds of funk and soul-styled records – and you can take it from us that when we're digging for vintage African gems, more than most seem to come from Nigeria in the 70s and 80s! That's why, even ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNorthern Soul's Classiest Rarities ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
Rare soul groovers galore – including a few that appear here on vinyl for the first time ever! The "classiest" tag in the title might be a bit misleading – as these tunes are down and dirty Northern soul, not some toneyed-up work for the country club set – but they're ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNow Again Re:Sounds Vol 1 ... CD
Now Again, 1970s/2007. Used ... $6.99
Remixes and re-workings of tracks from the funk-centric Now Again imprint of the Stones Throw family – a top shelf assortment of re-imaginings of funky 45s, and funk-steeped modern tunes – courtesy of Percee P, Cut Chemist, Todd Terry, J Rocc and others! Now Again Re:Sounds really ... read more CD
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✨✧ VariousNYC Salsa 2 – The Incendiary Sound Of Latin New York ... CD
Fania, 1970s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A heavy-hitting batch of salsa from the legendary Fania Records catalog – and a collection that's almost more on fire than the first volume in the series! As before, the tracks here showcase the best sounds of New York's glory days for Latin music – that point in the 70s when the scene ... read more CD

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VariousOn The Soul Side – 26 Soul Grooves ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A classic compilation gets upgraded in a mighty nice way – as a huge tribute to the many years of soul and funk we've gotten from the Ace/Kent label in London! Back at the start of the 80s, the company was one of the first to properly repress rare American soul, and do it the right way ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousP&P Presents Happy Music & Friends – A Selection Of Classic And Cult Disco, Funk & Soul ... CD
P&P/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $29.99
An amazing collection of grooves – all pulled from the legendary P&P Records family of labels from the New York underground – hand-selected by Japanese DJ/collectors Ken Hidaka and Frankie Valentine! If you don't know the P&P groove, this is a great place to start – as ... read more CD
(Part of the "Ultimate 80s NYC Street Sounds" series!)

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✨✧ VariousPacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.98
Warm, soulful sounds from a crucial time in the Japanese music scene – a 70s moment when the nation was finding a special groove of its own – but one that also drew heavily from American soul and jazz as well! It's no secret that the Japanese have always had a great love of American ... read more CD
Also available Pacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ VariousPacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $34.99 36.98
Warm, soulful sounds from a crucial time in the Japanese music scene – a 70s moment when the nation was finding a special groove of its own – but one that also drew heavily from American soul and jazz as well! It's no secret that the Japanese have always had a great love of American ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pacific Breeze – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ VariousParis In The Spring – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 34.99
A totally fresh take on French sounds of the late 60s – served up here with a sound that's as revolutionary as the image on the cover! This isn't the dreamy strings of familiar Paris in the Spring – but instead, the sound of change that happened in and around 1968 – as a whole ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousParty Keller Vol 1 – Funk, Boogie, Reggae, & Hip Hop Compiled by Florian Keller ... CD
Compost (Germany), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $6.99
A faultless compilation of funk, reggae, and early-to-mid school hip hop – compiled by venerable DJ Florian Keller! Kell collects 14 tracks here that have little adherence to a particular theme, other than being trademark numbers of the individual eras. You get the classic dancehall rocker ... read more CD

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VariousPerfect Beats Vol 4 – NY Electro Hip-Hop + Underground Dance Classics 1980-1985 ... CD
Timber!, 1998. Used ... $14.99
Whether you remember these joints from the glory days of the Paradise or Bam's parties at the Bronx River Projects or are discovering them for the first time, these classic electro/hip hop/breakin'/dance tracks are a must-have for any DJ's crates. On this, the last volume in the series, they also ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPhiladelphia Story 1971 to 1986 – 15 Years Of Philly Classics Volume 10 ... CD
Philadelphia International/Streetsounds, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $4.99
10 songs from Teddy Pendergrass, Jean Carn, MFSB, Patti LaBelle, Lou Rawls & the Stylistics. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPieces Of Trio Records – Mixed By Hiroko Otsuka ... CD
Trio (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
A fantastic trip through the catalog of Trio Records – one of the coolest Japanese jazz labels of the 70s – and a company who not only gave growing local talent the chance to really spread their wings, but who also cut some great rare sessions by American artists too! The set here is ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousPlastic Dance Vol 1 – Domestic Synth Pop & Plugged-In Punk – Compiled By Andy Votel & Doug Shipton ... LP
Cache Cache (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the most groove-heavy collections we've ever heard from the team of Andy Votel and Doug Shipton – a set that's got a lot warmer vibe than you might expect from the styles mentioned in the title! Most of the cuts here have a sweet post-disco sort of approach – lean ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPlastic Dance Vol 2 – Domestic Synth Pop & Patchbay Punk – Compiled by Andy Votel & Doug Shipton ... LP
Cache Cache (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Forget the darker sounds of the cold wave generation – and fall in love with the groovier, funkier style of these electronic gems from the post-punk years! The music here is as heavy on keyboards and electronics as the first volume in the series – and the tunes sometimes have vocals, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousPopshopping Mixed Up EP ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), 2001. Used ... $2.99
If only TV was this groovy! The set features 7 tracks lifted from Crippled Dick's Popshopping collection of groovy 60s and 70s commercials – remixed by a hip set of producers who really understand the best part of the original tracks. The whole thing's a great blend of older retro sounds ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPraise Poems 6 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $12.99
Fantastic sounds from this always-great series – one that's always got an unassuming title, but which always turns us onto a great range of songs we've never heard before! As with previous volumes, the approach here is really unique – not really spiritual jazz, or righteous soul – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ VariousPure Miami Jewels – TK Deep Funk Boogie ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
Fantastic funky sounds from TK Records – a Miami soul powerhouse that most folks know for some big disco hits in the 70s, but a company that also cut some killer 45s in the years before that time! Much of the work here is from the earlier funky 45 years of the TK empire – including ... read more CD

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VariousPure Miami Jewels – TK Rare Mellow Groove ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
The deepest sound of the legendary TK Records label in the 70s – music that shows the way the company was really helping to transform the sound of southern soul in the decade, and also open the door to a whole new range of styles too! The tracks here definitely have a mellow groove, but they' ... read more CD

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VariousRare 80s Soul, Funk, & Boogie ... CD
Essential, 1980s. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
Way more than the usual 80s grooves – as the set definitely takes the "rare" in its title seriously, and presents a huge amount of cuts that were even new to our boogie-trained ears! The set's not the usual electro soul or post-disco material – and instead, really moves ... read more CD

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VariousReal Sound Of Chicago – Underground Disco From The Windy City ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
The kind of record that makes us mighty proud to live in the Windy City – and a long-overdue look at the wealth of rare club, disco, and soul cuts bubbling in the Chicago underground at the end of the 70s! During the early part of the decade, the city was widely known for some super-huge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousReturn To The Mother's Garden – More Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1971 to 1982 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
A sweet set of female grooves from 70s Africa – served up here in a variety of different styles, but mostly with a definite influence from American soul! Many of these tracks have great funky instrumentation – the sort that resonates strongly with mainstream R&B in the same decade, ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRewind – Compiled & Mixed By Mark Farina ... CD
DMC, 1998. Used ... $5.99
Music from Crustation, Peter Funk, Time Deluxe, Primary Colors, DJ Sneak, Rainbow Garden, DJ Q, Mateo & Matos, Souther Comfort & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRoots Of Rock N Roll – 1946 to 1954 (3CD set) ... CD
Hip-O, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 3CD ... $24.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSadar Bahar Presents Soul In The Hole – A Journey Into Funk, Soul, Boogie & Disco From One Of The World's Deepest DJs ... CD
BBE (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Rare grooves galore – served up by Chicago DJ Sadar Bahar, with just the right kind of depth we'd expect! The set's one of the funkiest in years from the BBE label – and bristles with great energy ritht from the start – loads of obscure uptempo funky cuts that almost hit a disco ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousSalsoul Classics – 20th Anniversary Picture Disc Set (4 LP Box Set) ... LP
Salsoul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Very Good 4LP Box Set ... Just Sold Out!
4LPs, and a heck of a lot of classic dancefloor tunes from the legendary Salsoul label! The imprint was home to some of the best work of the late disco years – much of which you'll find on this first set, which includes classics like "The Bottle" by Joe Bataan, "Love ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – This set no longer has the packaging and comes in a plain sleeve.)

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VariousShades Of Grey – Mixed By Greyboy ... CD
Ubiquity, 2004. Used ... $7.99
The first-ever official mix by Greyboy – and it's a killer! The set brings together Greyboy's years of funk collecting and work on the turntables in clubs around the world – and features a blistering array of older singles, mixed up together with lots of cuts, scratches, edits, and ... read more CD

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VariousShaolin Soul Episode 2 – Everybody's Talking About The Good Ol' Days (with bonus CD) ... LP
Because (France), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
The second volume in this great series of classic 70s soul tracks – most of them with a deep underground sound, and nice little riffs and beats that have been sampled by hip hoppers over the years. Tracks are from a range of sources – and although some of the artists cut big singles in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features a bonus CD of the entire album!)

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VariousShaolin Soul Episode 3 – Everybody's Talking About The Good Ol Days (with bonus CD) ... LP
Because (France), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99
The last in a legendary series inspired by the inventive approach the Wu-Tang Clan brought to the world of hip hop samples – that great sense of sound that had them going for tunes that had way more to offer than just a funky drum break! Instead, these classic soul tracks are overflowing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features a bonus CD of the entire album!)

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VariousShaolin Soul Episode 4 – Everybody's Talking About The Good Ol Days (with bonus CD) ... LP
Because (France), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
It's Wu-Tang's world, and we just live in it – as we're reminded again by this great series of older funky cuts sampled by the group! As with other volumes, most of these numbers emerged at some point or another in Wu-Tang and related productions – but this set presents the full ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousShaolin Soul Episodes 1, 2, & 3 (3CD set) ... CD
Because/Import (Germany), Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $20.99
A special 3CD collection – one that brings together the first three volumes of Shaolin Soul – a great series inspired by the inventive approach the Wu-Tang Clan brought to the world of hip hop samples – that great sense of sound that had them going for tunes that had way more to ... read more CD

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VariousSlow Grind Fever Vol 9 – Still Yet More Adventures In The Sleazy World Of Popcorn Noir ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Plenty to grind to here – a moody mix of R&B, early soul, and other gritty styles from the late 50s and early 60s – served up in a set that may well be the best so far in this excellent series! In a world where some of the contemporary R&B collectors aim for cuts that are ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSlow Grind Fever Vols 9 & 10 – Still Yet More Adventures In The Sleazy World Of Popcorn Noir ... CD
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $15.99
Plenty to grind to here – a moody mix of R&B, early soul, and other gritty styles from the late 50s and early 60s – served up in a set that may well be the best so far in this excellent series! In a world where some of the contemporary R&B collectors aim for cuts that are ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSlow Grind Fever Volume 10 – Still Yet More Adventures In The Sleazy World Of Popcorn Noir ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Slow grinders and lots lots more – a sweet set of raunchy little numbers from the years in which teen pop and rock and roll were taking over the mainstream – but still left lots of space for the creation of nasty little singles like these! As with previous volumes, the music is a mix ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSly & Robbie Present – Taxi Gang In Disco Mix Style 1977 to 1987 ... CD
Cree (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy ... $13.99 21.99
A very cool side of the Sly & Robbie legend – a series of recordings the duo made with a range of different singers – all as Jamaican-styled remakes of American soul and club tracks from the 70s! The vibe here is definitely more reggae than disco – with a groove slowed down a ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSolid Gold Vol 3 – EMI Standards plus Movie & TV Themes ... CD
EMI, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Used ... $3.99
Features music by Nancy Wilson, Count Basie, Sarah Vaughan, Pearl Bailey, Dinah Washington, Nat King Cole, Billy Eckstine, George Shearing, Peggy lee, Chet Baker, Al Caiola, and Judy Garland – 22 tracks in all. CD
(CDr promotional release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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VariousSon Cubano NYC – Cuban Roots New York Spices 1972 to 1982 ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
The rebirth of the Afro-Cuban groove on the New York scene of the 70s – great recordings in the "new traditionalist" sound of the time! After the boom of the Latin Soul sound of the late 60s, and the rise of salsa in the early 70s, there was also a "back to basics" ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSongs We Love 3 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $0.99
Includes 16 tracks by The Pretenders, Hollies, Reflections, Terence Trent D'Arby, Earth Wind & Fire, Maxi Priest, Bill Withers, Todd Rundgren, The Chantels, and more! CD
(Promotional CDr release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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VariousSoul Of A Nation – Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power – Underground Jazz, Street Funk, & The Roots Of Rap 1968 to 1979 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A fantastic look at the righteous current of energy that swept through American music at the end of the 60s – that huge wave of knowledge and political inspiration that still stands as one of our favorite moments in jazz and soul! The Civil Rights generation had gotten some things ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Of A Nation – Jazz Is The Teacher Funk Is The Preacher – Afro-Centric Jazz, Street Funk, & The Roots Of Rap In The Black Power Era 1969 to 1975 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
The hippest funky jazz from the start of the 70s – music that takes all the pride, power, triumph, and challenge of the 60s – and focuses into a bold new energy for a young generation! The work here draws equally from jazz and soul, with lots of other global influences coming into play ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Togetherness 2018 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $9.99
A sublime entry in this always-great series – a selection of cuts that are mostly contemporary, but which bubble with a classic soul vibe all the way through! And by "classic", we mean the sound of the early years of modern soul – those late 70s/early 80s groovers from the ... read more CD

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VariousSound Of Funk Vol 6 – Serious 70s Heavyweight Rarities ... LP
Goldmine (UK), 1970s/1996. Near Mint- ... $19.99
More incredible rare funk tracks of the Keb Darge or Luv N Haight variety! 19 tracks, including "The Gigolo" by Gene Anderson, "Boogie Man" by Rufus Jones, "Soul Chills" by Dede Soul & The Spidels, "Life Is Like a Puzzle" by The Village Soul Choir, " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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