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

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VariousExotic Blues & Rhythm Vols 11 & 12 – Eeny Meeny/Loc A Li – Blues & Rhythm, Popcorn, Exotica, & Tittyshakers ... CD
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $15.99
Wonderful sounds from that amazing time in American music – a period when it seemed that there were so many records being made, new sounds were always finding a way to get onto vinyl! This collection represents an excellent criss-crossing of modes – exotic styles finding their way into ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousExtra Added Soul – Crossover, Modern, & Funky Soul ... CD
Numero/J&D, 1970s. New Copy ... $7.99
A set that definitely lives up to its title – as it's kind of an extra dose of soulful tracks from the vaults of the many reissue projects handled by the Numero Group over the years! The collection brings together upbeat soul groovers, warm modern soul gems, and a few funkier cuts – in ... read more CD

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VariousFame Studios Story – Home Of The Muscle Shoals Sound (3CD set) ... CD
Fame/Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99 34.99
Genius work from one of the greatest Southern Soul studios ever – Muscle Shoals' legendary Fame Studios – the start of a huge wave of great music in the 60s, and a genre-changing sound that's still going strong today! The package is the best we've ever seen to look at Fame – not ... read more CD

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VariousFinders Keepers – Motown Girls 1961 to 1967 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
Female Motown, way past the hits – a wonderful selection of rare cuts from the 60s, including a dozen previously unissued tracks! The collection is a real discovery, even for Motown fans – and the set is filled with gems that go way past the obvious – some real Detroit soul ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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

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

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VariousFools Paradise Favorites – 50s & 60s Bop Slop & Schlock – Wigged Out Rarities From The Fool's Paradise Radio Programme ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $8.99
Fantastic sounds from the grittiest years of the 45rpm single – music that's so mad, so strange, it really defies description! All the cuts here are presented in conjunction with the long-running Fool's Paradise radio show on WFMU – a longtime champion of all things weird and wild ... read more CD

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VariousForge Your Own Chains – Heavy Psychedelic Ballads and Dirges 1968 to 1974 ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Rare psychedelia from all over the world – rock, soul, funk and astral folk – styles flowing cohesively on a single compilation thanks to the killer melodies, hard drums & percussion, and the impeccable taste of the Now Again/Stones Throw team! Forge Your Own Chains, simply put, is ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) 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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VariousFree Soul 2010s – Urban Jazz ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Early 2010s. New Copy ... $24.99
Jazzy grooves from the global underground – all brought together in a sweet set of tracks for the Free Soul series! Despite the "urban jazz" in the title, the sound here isn't the smooth jazz you might expect – and instead these tracks are mostly small label numbers that are ... read more CD

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VariousFree Soul Flying Dutchman ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $26.99
A fantastic double-dip into the mighty catalog of Flying Dutchman Records – one of the hippest early 70s imprints in the worlds of jazz, soul, and funk! The blend of music here is great – as the collection features some key cuts by the bigger names on the label, plus some overlooked ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousFree Soul Meets P-Vine Jazz ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Rare jazz gems from the 60s and 70s – all tracks from albums that have been reissued on the P-Vine label in recent years, but pulled together with an especially groovy focus for the Free Soul series! Most of these tunes are upbeat and very lively, and the strong presence of jazz vocals ... read more CD

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VariousFree Soul Windy City – Brunswick Treasure ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
A stellar collection of work from the legendary Brunswick Records – put together with the special vibe of the Free Soul series! The tunes here are upbeat and soaring – not club or disco, but earlier soul numbers that sparkle with this sort of positive energy – a vibe that's very ... read more CD

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VariousFrench Disco Boogie Sounds Vol 4 – 1977 to 1991 – Selected By Charles Maurice ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $18.99
A sublime collection of dancefloor work from the Parisian scene – a place where disco ruled a lot longer than it did in the US – but in a way that shifted nicely into leaner, warmer grooves as the 80s moved in! This is the kind of music crafted by folks who really dig American soul-styl ... read more CD

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VariousFrom The Archive Vol 2 – Compiled By Volcov ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $7.99 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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VariousFrom These Shores – Otherworldly Music & Far Out Sounds From Hawaii ... CD
Aloha Got Soul, 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $11.99
A really unusual little compilation – hardly anything that you might expect when you think of Hawaiian music – but that's kind of the lesson we've also been learning from the Aloha Got Soul label! Instead, the package brings together obscure recordings from the island state – ... read more CD

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VariousFunction Underground – The Black & Brown American Rock Sound 1969 to 1974 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99 24.98
The deepest of the deep from the American scene at the start of the 70s – groups so hip they weren't quite soul, weren't quite rock – and instead kind of a funky hybrid of both! After opening our ears to countless underground sounds from around the globe, the Now Again label turn back ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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

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VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $8.99 18.99
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female ... read more CD

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VariousFunk Spectrum Vol 1 – Real Funk For Real People (Compiled By Josh Davis & Keb Darge) ... CD
BBE (UK), 1999. Used ... $11.99
We hardly need tell you about this one – especially since you've been ringing our phone off the hook for it since it was first announced! The set is a monster compilation of rare funky material, put together by the legendary Keb Darge, and the enigmatic Josh Davis (known to most of the world ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFunky 16 Corners ... LP
Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 19.99
One of the best funky compilations ever! The folks at Stones Throw Records – home of some of the most funk-inspired hip hop of the past decade – have dug through the crates to come up with this incredible batch of 19 tunes, all well-researched, nicely remastered, and offered up here on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousFunky Blues 1960s to 1970s – Modern/Kent Blues Treasures ... CD
Modern/Kent/P-Vine (Japan), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99
The title gets it right – and the grooves do too – nothing but funky blues from the 60s and 70s, the kind of gritty, hard-edged tunes that are way better than the sort of blues you might be used to hearing at frat boy bars! All of the work here was originally issued on west coast indie ... (Blues, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFunky Breaks & Sampled Soul ... CD
Music Club (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99
Famous break tracks abound – in this all-star batch of tracks that includes some of the better known samples from classic years! The tracks here go beyond the ordinary hip hop breaks, and include a number that have been used in more mainstream dance tracks as well – but that doesn't ... read more CD

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VariousFunky Sex Machines – 10 Super Rare Original Funk Monsters From The Late 60s To the Early 70s ... CD
Soul Patrol (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
Funky sounds from the Soul Patrol label – Funky Sex Machines from the 60s & 70s – gritty rhythms, bursts of brass, heavy organs and and feverish vocals! Soul Patrol puts together funky numbers culled from hard-to-find 45s, with numbers by Detroit Sex Machines, James Polk & The ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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

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

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✨✧ VariousGhetto Disco – Nori's TK Disco Session ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
There's nothing too ghetto here – given that the work on the set all comes from the Miami soul powerhouse of TK Records – a company that was always known for a tight, well-crafted groove! And while TK had plenty of chart hits during the disco years, there's a number of cuts here that ... read more CD

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

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

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VariousGodfather's R&B – James Brown's Productions 1962 to 1967 ... CD
Smash/BGP (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A host of wonderful work produced by James Brown – most of it by a range of different singers, and one by The Godfather himself! The collection brings together some of the earliest James Brown productions – mid 60s tracks recorded for King and Smash Records, most of which aren't nearly ... read more CD

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VariousGood God – A Gospel Funk Hymnal ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.98
A killer killer compilation – the sort we've been dying to own for years! It's a well known fact that there's plenty of funky nuggets hidden amidst 70s gospel recordings – massive grooves and break-heavy tracks that rank right up there with the best indie funk from the same time. Yet ... read more CD
Also available Good God – A Gospel Funk Hymnal ... LP 16.99

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VariousGood God – A Gospel Funk Hymnal ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99 26.98
A killer killer compilation – the sort we've been dying to own for years! It's a well known fact that there's plenty of funky nuggets hidden amidst 70s gospel recordings – massive grooves and break-heavy tracks that rank right up there with the best indie funk from the same time. Yet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Good God – A Gospel Funk Hymnal ... CD 7.99

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VariousGood God – Apocryphal Hymns ... CD
Numero, 1970s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.98
Hardly the gospel of your father's generation – and hardly even the gospel of previous Numero releases either – as the set's a wonderfully offbeat batch of tracks that definitely lives up to the "apocryphal" in the title! Production sounds and musical styles go way past the ... read more CD
Also available Good God – Apocryphal Hymns ... LP 16.99

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VariousGood God – Apocryphal Hymns ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 22.98
Hardly the gospel of your father's generation – and hardly even the gospel of previous Numero releases either – as the set's a wonderfully offbeat batch of tracks that definitely lives up to the "apocryphal" in the title! Production sounds and musical styles go way past the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Good God – Apocryphal Hymns ... CD 7.99

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

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

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VariousGreatest Hits From Outer Space ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A mad mix of space-age instrumentals, groovy vocal tunes, and lots lots more – and definitely one of the coolest compilations we've ever seen! The cover states that "a galaxy of stars goes where no other compilation has ever gone before" – and we can definitely agree with ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco – American Gospel Disco 1974 to 1984 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
Think disco sounds only hit the dancefloors in the 70s? Think again – because this killer collection brings back a whole host of club-sounding gospel tunes from the time – proving once again that soul and gospel records have always gone hand in hand over the years! The vibe isn't ... read more CD
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco – American Gospel Disco 1974 to 1984 ... LP 19.99

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco – American Gospel Disco 1974 to 1984 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s/2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99 24.98
Think disco sounds only hit the dancefloors in the 70s? Think again – because this killer collection brings back a whole host of club-sounding gospel tunes from the time – proving once again that soul and gospel records have always gone hand in hand over the years! The vibe isn't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco – American Gospel Disco 1974 to 1984 ... CD 6.99

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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 ... $6.99 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 16.99

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 28.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... CD 6.99

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VariousGroove Diggers – Mellow & Emotional – Give You What You Want (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Underground soul that goes deeper than most – a collection of some of the hippest tracks from the excellent Groove Diggers reissue series from Japan – a treasure trove of under-discovered indie soul albums from the American scene of the 70s! These tracks are funky, but aren't straight ... read more CD
(Part of the great Groove Diggers series!)

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

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✨✧ VariousHappy Disco 3 – Salsoul Nights – Mixed By DJ Osshy ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
That's a picture of Tokyo on the cover, but all the tracks here are from the glory days of New York club/disco powerhouse Salsoul Records – served up by DJ Osshy in a non-stop mix that includes 24 tracks in all! The sharp, funky grooves of Salsoul cuts really lend themselves to this sort of ... read more CD

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

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

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VariousHeavenly Ethiopiques – The Best Of The Ethiopiques Series ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The definitely got the title right on this one – because the set is filled with some of the most heavenly tracks from the legendary Ethiopiques series – that legendary run of compilations that was the first introduction for most of us to the amazing music of Ethiopia! This package ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHistory Of Rhythm & Blues Vol 6 – On Broadway 1963/1964 ... LP
Atlantic, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Classic work by Barbara Lewis, Doris Troy, Chris Kenner, Nat Kendrick & The Swans, Rufus Thomas, Carla Thomas, Don Covay, Otis Redding, and Solomon Burke! (Soul, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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

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VariousHome Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.98
Jackson 5, move over – because the folks at Numero Records have uncovered a whole host of rare kid soul acts from the 70s – most of them a fair bit funkier than their Motown contemporaries! The tracks here all clearly follow the lead started by Michael and his brothers at the end of ... read more CD
Also available Home Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD 6.99

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VariousHome Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD
Numero, Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
Jackson 5, move over – because the folks at Numero Records have uncovered a whole host of rare kid soul acts from the 70s – most of them a fair bit funkier than their Motown contemporaries! The tracks here all clearly follow the lead started by Michael and his brothers at the end of ... read more CD
Also available Home Schooled – The ABCs Of Kid Soul ... CD 7.99

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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
Also available Hong Kong Score ... LP 29.99

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VariousHong Kong Score ... LP
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy Gatefold ... $29.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hong Kong Score ... CD 19.99

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VariousIES – Italian Erotic Sounds ... LP
Eleven/Early Sounds (Italy), Late 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
They had us at "Italian", drew us in with "Erotic", and really won us over with the sounds in this sweet little set! The music here is all from the very small Eleven sound library – a smaller Italian imprint that cut these great grooves in the late 70s – at a time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousIl Mondo Dei Giovani Vol 1 ... LP
Studio Uno (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $24.99
We know you're probably overstuffed with compilations of rare Italian grooves – but believe us, this one's a real standout! Not only does it have the kind of cool breezy material you'd expect from a comp like this, but it's also got a large number of tracks with a harder sound and heavy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click in one spot, but is nice overall.)

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

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VariousIn The Red Vol 2 – A Britfunk Selection By Saint James ... LP
Chuwanaga (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
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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VariousIn-Kraut – Hip Shaking Grooves Made In Germany 1966 to 1974 ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $13.99
One of the coolest compilations we've heard in a long long time – filled with fresh and unusual tunes from the 60s and 70s, all pulled from a range of rare German recordings! The vibe here is playful and groovy – part mod 60s, part American-inspired funk – and all sparkling with ... read more CD

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

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VariousItalo Funk ... LP
Soul Clap, 2019. Near Mint- 2LP ... $14.99
(New Grooves, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJ Jazz – Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969 to 1984 ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Mindblowing jazz from Japan – a tremendous introduction to the 70s scene in Tokyo if you've never heard this music at all – and a package that also includes a fair bit of rare tracks, even if you're not a newcomer! The Japanese love of American jazz is no secret – and the music ... read more CD

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VariousJack Ashford's Just Productions ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
A huge legacy of Detroit soul – all from the masterful hands of onetime Motown maestro Jack Ashford and his Just Productions team! Ashford's had his hands in countless great records over the years – early work with Motown, key Detroit Pied Piper Productions material, and all these ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJamie 3:26 Presents A Taste Of Chicago ... CD
BBE (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Jamie 3:26 bills himself as "the next level of house" – and that definitely feels like the case here, as the Chicago DJ serves up very long edits and mixes of a host of great tracks – one club cut from the mid 70s, Chicago house classics from the late 80s, and a few ... read more CD

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

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✨✧ VariousJazz Supreme – Spiritual Waltz-A-Nova ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $22.99
Spiritual grooves galore – a magnificent set that brings together rare tracks from the 70s and 80s, plus a few like-minded contemporary cuts as well! The vibe here is very much up to the "waltz a nova" in the title – that modal mode that first came on strongly in the 60s, ... read more CD

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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 Vol 2 – Part B ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 27.99
A second volume of underground disco and unstoppable dancefloor soul from NYC in the late 70s and early 80s – M&M Mixes Vol 2, highlighting rare and previously unreleased mixes by John Morales! It features a roster of legendary names, particularly to diggers of deeper disco tracks, but ... 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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VariousKearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Light In The Attic, 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99 38.98
A really special look at the sound of the Pacific Northwest – served up here on a host of rare recordings from legendary Seattle producer Kearney Barton – all pulled from never-issued tapes that were stored at his home for decades, and released here to the public for the first time ever! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
("Pacific Northwest green" colored vinyl pressing.)

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VariousKeeping The Faith Vols 1 & 2 – 28 Stompin Northern Soul Classics & 21 Modern Soul Classics ... CD
Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 19.99
An excellent collection of rare soul groovers – one of those UK packages that are put together as a memory of their own great Northern Soul scene, but which has equal appeal to any fan of rare and unusual American soul! The set list is great – and there's maybe a nicely wider range of ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousKenya Special – Selected East African Recordings From The 70s & 80s (3LPs & bonus 7" single) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 3 LP & 7 Inch ... $31.99 34.98
A much-needed look at the massive amount of music recorded in Kenya during the 70s and 80s – an incredibly fertile time for local culture in the nation – and a time when it seemed like there was a great new groove coming out nearly every day! The work here really rivals the best of the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great package – with 3 heavy LPs, a bonus 7" single, and a bonus download for 8 extra tracks!)

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✨✧ VariousKickin Presents Mighty Mainstream – DJ's Choice 1965 to 1973 ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $29.99
A really fantastic collection of funky jazz from the Mainstream Records label – a funky powerhouse that was maybe only second to CTI in the early 70s – and which had a great way of moving forward older soul jazz players to a sweet electric sound for the new generation! The choice of ... read more CD

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VariousLadies Of Too Slow To Disco Vol 2 ... CD
How Do You Are (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99
Sweet AOR grooving from this excellent series – a set that's equal parts pop and soul, but which definitely falls more on the soulful side of the spectrum! Like the best work of the 70s AOR generation, there's a great ear here for tunes that mix in jazzy elements, strong musicianship, and ... read more CD
Also available Ladies Of Too Slow To Disco Vol 2 (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP 23.99

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VariousLadies Of Too Slow To Disco Vol 2 (180 gram pressing – with bonus download) ... LP
How Do You Are (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $23.99
Sweet AOR grooving from this excellent series – a set that's equal parts pop and soul, but which definitely falls more on the soulful side of the spectrum! Like the best work of the 70s AOR generation, there's a great ear here for tunes that mix in jazzy elements, strong musicianship, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Ladies Of Too Slow To Disco Vol 2 ... CD 15.99

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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 ... $44.99 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!)

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VariousLarry Levan's Greatest Mixes Vol 2 (plus bonus CD) ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), 1980. New Copy 2CD ... $26.99
Classic cuts from the great Salsoul Records, all remixed by the legendary Larry Levan – guru of the Paradise Garage scene, and a key bridge in the shift from disco to house in the 80s! Levan's mixes seem to have a bit more bottom than the originals – and a nice sense of space that ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Part of the Salsoul Records Original Master Collecion!)

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VariousLas Vegas Grind Vol 7 ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
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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VariousLegendary Studio One – Original Classic Recordings 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
A great set of purely classic level Studio One material – great stuff from the early 60s onward to around 1980 – and unfailingly amazing all the way through! Studio One opened up in the fall of '63, and soon after, the best of the best of Jamaican music greats of the time were wanting ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousLet It Be – Black America Sings Lennon, McCartney, & Harrison ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Think The Beatles only had an impact on rock and pop fans in the America of the 60s? Think again – because their music had an undeniable impact on soul as well – as you'll here from this wonderful range of remakes of classic cuts from the Fab Four! The work here is a real surprise if ... read more CD

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VariousLifetime Groove – Selected & Mixed By Ryuhei The Man ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s/2016. New Copy ... $18.99
Fantastic funky tracks from host of different sources – all brought together by Japanese DJ Ryuhei The Man – and served up in a blinding mix of tracks that flow effortlessly from one to the other! Most of the work is from the 70s, but there's a few more contemporary cuts in the mix, ... read more CD

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VariousLight & Sound Of Mogadishu (with download) ... LP
Jazzaggression/Afro 7 (Estonia), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A totally smoking set of tracks from the Somali scene of the 70s – and maybe the coolest East African music we've heard from the time! The material here is all from a small label that was spun off an appliance store – and the imprint had a really great ear for recording these acts in ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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VariousLight Mellow Malaco ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
You might know Malaco Records as a hotbed of deep soul during the 70s – but as the decade progressed, the southern label also really opened up to some of the warmer, more sophisticated styles that were brewing up north – all to create a magnificent sort of hybrid that really helped move ... read more CD

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VariousLight Mellow TK ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
Warm and wonderful tunes from the mighty TK Records – the famous Miami label best known for its disco hits of the 70s, but a company that recorded a whole heck of a lot more great music at the time! Most of these tracks are turned down a few notches from disco or club – still ... read more CD

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VariousLocal Customs – Downriver Revival (CD & DVD) ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy CD & DVD ... $12.99 22.98
One of the coolest collections ever put out by The Numero Group – and that's saying a lot, given the hipness of the label! Downriver Revival chronicles the story of a unique studio in Michigan – Double U Sound, a custom recording spot that captured a wonderful range of soul, funk, ... read more CD
(Please note that the DVD is Region 1.)

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VariousLocal Customs – Lone Star Lowlands ... CD
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Rare rock from the Golden Triangle scene of Southeast TX in the late 60s and early 70s – a well-curated overview of the stylistically sprawling material being cut at Mickey Rouse's Lowland Recording Studio in Beaumont! Texas rock of the late 60s and early 70s justifiably brings to mind acts ... read more CD
Also available Local Customs – Lone Star Lowlands (with bonus tracks) ... LP 16.99

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VariousLocal Customs – Lone Star Lowlands (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 23.98
Rare rock from the Golden Triangle scene of Southeast TX in the late 60s and early 70s – a well-curated overview of the stylistically sprawling material being cut at Mickey Rouse's Lowland Recording Studio in Beaumont! Texas rock of the late 60s and early 70s justifiably brings to mind acts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version has 6 exclusive bonus tracks!)
Also available Local Customs – Lone Star Lowlands ... CD 7.99

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VariousLondon Is The Place For Me Vols 7 & 8 – Calypso, Palm Wine, Mento, Joropo, Steel, & Stringband/Lord Kitchener In England 1948 to 1962 ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), 1950s. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
A great double header from Honest Jons – a 2CD set that brings together volumes 7 and 8 of their London Is The Place For Me series! Volume 7 is first – a fascinating look at musical modes in London during the big years of postwar immigration – a time when former residents of the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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VariousLost Soul Vol 1 ... LP
Epic, Late 60s/1970s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great collection from the early 80s – featuring rare CBS/Epic soul cuts from Essence, Jackie Moore, Gwen McCrae, Bill Coday, Brenda & The Tabulations, Soul Children, Betty LaVette, and The Vibrations! (Soul, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLoud Minority – Deep Spiritual Jazz From Mainstream Records 1970 to 1973 ... CD
BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A reverent snapshot of the spiritual & soul jazz emanating from the Mainstream label in the early 70s – a well curated set featuring great numbers by Frank Foster, Blue Mitchell, Hadley Caliman, Roy Haynes and other giants of the scene! The material comes from a time in Mainstream label ... read more CD

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VariousLove Saves the Day – A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970 to 1979 ... CD
Reappearing (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
A great little collection of unusual grooves – put together by author/dancefloor historian Tim Lawrence, and very much in the same spirit as his groundbreaking book of the same title! As with some of Lawrence's best work, the collection goes way past the obvious, and starts the clock at a ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousLoving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.98
Mellow soul heaven – and one of the greatest compilations of this style we've ever heard! This is exactly the kind of laidback, tripped-out soul we totally love – a host of rare ballads and love songs pulled from the 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – sometimes by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card – which also includes 80 page digital booklet!)

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✨✧ VariousMainstream Soul Survey – Gonna Have A Good Time ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Heavy funk and soaring soul from the Mainstream Records family of the mid 70s – a rare batch of tracks that were only ever issued as singles by the label, and by the smaller Brown Dog and IX Chains imprints! Most of the cuts here are right from the middle of the 70s – and are a mix of ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousMainstream Soul Survey – Man Needs A Woman ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
A rare look at the soul music side of Mainstream Records – a label that's mostly known for its famous jazz fusion sides of the early 70s – but who also turned out a fair bit of great soul work as well! Most of the Mainstream soul tracks were only ever issued as 45s – making this ... 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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VariousMarvellous Boy – Calypso From West Africa ... LP
Honest Jons, Late 40s/1950s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
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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VariousMasterpieces Of Modern Soul Vol 5 ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $8.99 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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VariousMasters Of The Old School – 3rd Quarter 1996 Urban Sampler ... LP
Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A promo compilation from Rhino Records, put out to promote the "old school" reissues they were doing at the time – with cuts that include "It's Just Begun" by Jimmy Castor, "Let's Get Crackin" by Shock, "Bustin Loose" by Chuck Brown & The Soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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