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VariousItalo Funk ... LP
Soul Clap, 2019. Near Mint- 2LP ... $19.99
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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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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... LP
Polydor/Get On Down, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 30.98
Part 1 of the legendary compilation series of James Brown Productions for his own People Records imprint – with monster tracks by The JBs, Lyn Collins, and Maceo! Now a long-established treasure trove of stone classic funky soul, it's easy to forget that the deeper legacy of the People ... 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 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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VariousJon Savage's 1965 to 1968 – The High Sixties On 45 ... LP
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99 32.99
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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✨✧ VariousJuke Joint 2 – A Selection Of Excellent Music Compiled By Boozoo Bajou ... CD
K7, 2006. Used ... $4.99
A DJ mix featuring El Michels Affair, Alice Russel, The Meters, Mulatu Astatke, Headtric, Josh Rouse, John Holt, Urbs & Cutex, and Nicole Willis & The Soul Investigators. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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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 ... CD
Light In The Attic, 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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 CD
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Kearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 34.99
Kearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 ... LP 29.99

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VariousKearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 ... LP
Light In The Attic, 1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 31.99
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
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Kearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 34.99
Kearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 ... CD 13.99

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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 ... $34.99 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.)
Also available
Kearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 ... LP 29.99
Kearney Barton – Architect of the Northwest Sound 1959 to 1991 ... CD 13.99

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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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VariousKing Bullard Version – Songs Of The BOS Label (brown vinyl pressing) ... LP
Numero, 1970s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 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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VariousLa Guepe Vol 4 – Jazzy & Juicy Selections From Europe ... CD
Dare Dare/Pulp Flavor (France), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
Rare grooves from the European scene – just the kind of sweet overseas goodies we've come to love from the La Guepe series! The record's filled with great little gems that never got issued on our side of the Atlantic in the 60s and 70s – a range of funky instrumentals, jazzy groovers, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLA's Unsung – Nimbus West Compilation ... CD
Nimbus, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A very fitting title for a really wonderful compilation – one that features tracks from the catalog of the legendary Nimbus Records label, home to some of the most creative work in the Los Angeles scene at the end of the 70s and beginning of the 80s! Nimbus' main star talent was pianist ... read more CD

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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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VariousLateNightTales – Sly & Robbie ... CD
Azuli (UK), 1970s/2003. Used ... $6.99
Includes music from Shirley Brown, Evelyn, Rare Earth, MFSB, Smokey Robinson, Seelenluft, and George Katsiris. CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousLegendary Studio One – Original Classic Recordings 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
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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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 ... $26.99
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 ... $26.99
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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VariousListen To The Voices – Sly Stone In The Studio 1965 to 1970 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
An amazing look at the early years of Sly Stone – a hip array of rare projects Sly recorded with other artists, plus a few pre-Columbia gems of his own! The package is beautifully put together, and the vibe here is definitely a great precursor to the famous sound of Sly with the Family Stone ... (Soul, 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 ... $9.99 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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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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VariousLoma – A Soul Music Love Affair Vol 2 – Get In The Groove 1965 to 1968 (180 gram pressing – with insert) ... LP
Loma/Future Days, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
60s soul treasures – served up here in glorious mono – all as part of this wonderful tribute to the legendary Loma Records label! Loma was a small imprint that was part of Warner Brothers in the late 60s – and acted more like an LA-based indie label, with a quality level that ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLoma – A Soul Music Love Affair Vol 4 – Sweeter Than Sweet Things 1964 to 1968 (180 gram pressing – with insert) ... LP
Loma/Future Days, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
Rare work from the mighty Loma Records label – including a few never-issued tracks from the Los Angeles powerhouse of soul! Loma's music has already been compiled strongly on the previous three volumes in this series, but this volume maybe goes even further – to offer up a batch of ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLondon Jazz Classics Vol 1 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/1980s. Very Good ... $14.99
The first volume in Soul Jazz's classic series of obscure jazz dance cuts from the London scene. There's lots of fantastic stuff on here, and it's waaaay tough to find. Includes "Atlas" by Robin Jones, "Te Caliente" by Patsy Gallant, "Welcome New Warmth" by Michel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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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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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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VariousLotus Disco – #Love #Hope #Desire ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
Not the kind of record you'd bring to a yoga class, as you might think from the title – but instead a really joyous celebration of soulful club music – pulled together with a host of disco classics from the late 70s and early 80s! These aren't the big hits of the time, but instead some ... read more CD

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VariousLove Saves the Day Part 1 – A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970 to 1979 ... LP
Reappearing (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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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 At Work Masterworks – The Essential Kenlou House Mixes ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1998. Used ... $7.99
12 modern dancefloor cuts, all mixed by MAW with their beautiful deep anthemic club style! Titles include "Buddy X" by Neneh Cherry, "Voices In My Mind" by Voices, "The Bounce" by Kenlou, "I Like" by Shanice, "I Can't Get No Sleep" by MAW & ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMasters Of The Old School – 3rd Quarter 1996 Urban Sampler ... LP
Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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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VariousMemphis 70 – The City's Funk & Soul In The Decade After Otis 1968 to 1977 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A mind-expanding look at Memphis soul – one that gets way past common cliches about the city and its music! There's a heavy dose of funk in the mix on most numbers here – a gritty, fuzzy approach to the music that seems slightly borrowed from the Detroit scene at the end of the 60s ... read more CD

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

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✨✧ VariousMessage From TK – It's A Miami Modern Soul World ... CD
TK/Solid (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
A soulful message from the 70s – served up here on a collection that focuses on a mighty nice side of the TK Records label from back in the day! TK hit big fame with its Miami spin on disco in the mid 70s, but the label also had a great ear for other sorts of soul music too – and here, ... read more CD

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VariousMessage In Our Music Vol 2 – Selected By Waxist ... LP
Sol Discos (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
Rare tracks from the modern soul underground of the late 70s and early 80s – tracks that maybe aren't as message-oriented as you'd guess from the title, but which are pretty darn great overall! Waxist put the whole thing together, and clearly has a knowledge of the rarest of the rare – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMiami Sound – Rare Funk & Soul From Miami Florida 1967-1974 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Mid 70s. Used ... $14.99
A much-needed look at the funky Miami scene of the late 60s and early 70s – the new powerhouse of southern soul, after the slowdown in the scenes in Memphis and Muscle Shoals! The Miami sound was harder, tighter, rawer, and faster than that of other southern outlets – based around a ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcover, spine has light wear.)

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VariousMidwest Funk – Funk 45s From Tornado Alley (UK pressing) ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
Quite possibly one of the greatest funk compilations ever – and we're not just saying that because we're from the Midwest! The genius compilers at Jazzman spent years scouring the smaller cities of the American hinterlands – tracking down obscure musicians, long-lost labels, and nearly- ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMo' Plen 2000 – Acid Hip Tracks From Italian Cocktails ... CD
Irma (Italy), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $16.99
Fantastic rare Italian grooves from sound library and soundtrack sources – work by I Comonenti, Orchestra MC Karl, Riz Ortolani, I Bisaquei, Carlo Cordara, Albatros, and others! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMod Jazz & Then Some ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A really great entry into one of our favorite series ever – and a set that's overflowing with rare jukebox jazz from the 60s! These aren't the heady tracks of the Coltrane generation, but the kind of soulful stompers that were brewing underneath – circulating on 45s from lots of indie-l ... read more CD

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VariousMod Jazz Rides Again ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... $9.99
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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VariousMotown Disco – Selected By Muro & T-Groove ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $26.99
A fantastic look at the funkier side of Motown in the 70s – and a collection that's not just straight disco, thanks to the mighty selection talents of DJ Muro and T-Groove! Muro handles all of CD1 – and mixes in some excellent soundtrack numbers with more familiar soul tracks – ... read more 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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VariousMovements Volume 10 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
The tenth edition in this really fantastic series – a collection of tunes that's moved way past the traditional funk compilations from years back – really showing the evolving taste for a groove in the global underground! The tunes here effortlessly mix together rare soul, groovy jazz, ... read more CD
Also available Movements Volume 10 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP 28.99

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VariousMovements Volume 10 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
The tenth edition in this really fantastic series – a collection of tunes that's moved way past the traditional funk compilations from years back – really showing the evolving taste for a groove in the global underground! The tunes here effortlessly mix together rare soul, groovy jazz, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Initial quantities include bonus 7 inch single – with work by Johnny Spinosa! Quantities limited!)
Also available Movements Volume 10 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD 14.99

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VariousMovers – A Collection Of Greasy Soul, Sleaze Funk, Psychedelic Cumbia, Fuzzy Jazz, & More ... CD
Vampi Soul (Spain), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A blistering set of psychedelic soul, jazz, funk and Latin grooves – from the superior collections mined by Vampi Soul – featuring some of the hardest charging rare grooves of the late 60s & early 70s! Movers is about as fine a sampler we could have asked for from the funky ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 2 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99 24.98
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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✨✧ VariousMuro King Of Diggin – Diggin' Brunswick ... CD
Brunswick/Octave (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
DJ Muro mixes it up with the catalog of legendary soul label Brunswick Records – really digging deep into output of the mighty imprint – to come up with a wicked pastiche of funky tunes that includes bits of 40 tracks in all! The mix is more complicated than some of Muro's other ... read more CD

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VariousMusax Background Music Library Vol 1 (with bonus download) ... LP
Musax/Farfalla (France), Late 70s. New Copy ... $29.99
A first-ever look at the tiny Musax sound library of the late 70s – a small company that only recorded a handful of records, but managed to create some great groovers that really competed with some of the bigger names of the time – like KPM or DeWolfe! This set brings together some of ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500 – with download!)

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

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✨✧ VariousMusic From Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service ... CD
Ace (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A wild assortment of music from an equally wild source – a BBC Radio program hosted by Jarvis Cocker, presented on Sunday mornings as a way to relax and reach some sort of deeper spiritual consciousness! The show was never churchy – but maybe an attempt to find a new sort of inner ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousMusic From Jarvis Cocker's Sunday Service ... LP
Ace (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 32.99
A wild assortment of music from an equally wild source – a BBC Radio program hosted by Jarvis Cocker, presented on Sunday mornings as a way to relax and reach some sort of deeper spiritual consciousness! The show was never churchy – but maybe an attempt to find a new sort of inner ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMusic Inside Me – 30 Soul Gems & Lost Grooves ... CD
Expansion (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A great collection of grooves both old and new – pulled from a decades-old tradition of soul music, with a vibe that really lives up to the piles of dusty old records on the cover! The set begins with rare 70s soul, then moves up to the present – and all along the way, there's a focus ... read more CD

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VariousMystic Brew 4 – For Play ... CD
Fat City (UK), 1999. Used ... $8.99
Manchester has got to be one of the hippest cities on earth – or at least it would seem that way, because the folks at the city's Fat City record shop keep turning out excellent funky compilations like this one! The set's like the best ones on the label in the past – a genre-blending ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNapoli Segreta Vol 2 ... LP
NG (Italy), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
A really wonderful second set in this totally unique series – one that looks at really obscure Italian grooves from the late 70s and early 80s – not the big disco work of the time, but some of the more unusual, more sophisticated sounds that were bubbling under in the farther reaches of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNew Soul Woman ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 90s/Early 2000s. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99
A wonderful overview of contemporary female soul – none of it commercial, and nearly all of it from the mighty Expansion family of labels – home to some of the hippest Neo Soul around! Work here is from both American and overseas sources, and although a few tracks are issued under the ... (Neo Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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VariousNigeria 70 – Lagos Jump – Original Heavyweight Afrobeat Highlife & Afro Funk ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s. Used ... $9.99
A killer follow-up to the earlier Nigeria 70 compilation on Strut Records – a second set that digs even deeper than before, and one that shows a huge range of Nigerian grooves from the 70s! The styles here go way beyond familiar Afro Funk – and the rhythms here are often quite ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNigeria Disco Funk Special – The Sound Of The Underground Lagos Dancefloor 1974 to 1979 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $14.99
Massive funk from the Nigerian scene of the 70s – and miles away from US disco of the time! These cuts represent a tighter, more uptempo side of African funk – but they're never as polished or professional as American club or disco – no soaring strings, female chorus vocals, or ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNigeria Freedom Sounds – Calypso, Highlife, Apala, Mambo, & Juju – Popular Music & The Birth Of Independent Nigeria 1960 to 1963 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 60s. Used ... $16.99
Not the usual Nigerian funk collection you might expect – as the music here is from the years before Fela Kuti and other artists exploded onto international 70s fame – and instead, come from a time where the Nigerian scene was busy drinking up influences from a range of other cultures ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slipcase and booklet.)

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VariousNigeria Rock Special – Psychedelic Afro Rock & Fuzz Funk In 1970s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
Forget the "rock" in the title, and just focus on the "funk" – because this set of tracks is a massively heavy batch of Nigerian numbers from the 70s – all with the same solidly soulful feel as more familiar Afro Funk work of the time! There's a definite emphasis on ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousNigeria Soul Power 70 – Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Afro Disco ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A fantastic collection of lesser-known gems from the 70s scene in Nigeria – music that's a great counterpart to better-remembered Afro Funk and soul from international giants like Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade! This set digs deep, and is a nicelly expanded version of a set that Soul Jazz ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousNippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1966 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional ... read more CD

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VariousNorthern Soul Survivors ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99
A big collection of underground soul from the American scene of the late 60s – all brought together to show the sorts of grooves that kept on spinning strong all through the 70s, as part of the legendary All-Nighters scene at the UK's Wigan Casino! That bit of history aside, the music is ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousOccasional Rain – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A fantastic collection from the team of Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs – and, like the rest of their gems, a record that really helps define a genre unto itself! This time around, the vibe is England at the dawn of the 70s – waking up to the realization that the changes of the 60s maybe ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Occasional Rain – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... LP 29.99

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VariousOccasional Rain – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... LP
Ace (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 34.99
A fantastic collection from the team of Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs – and, like the rest of their gems, a record that really helps define a genre unto itself! This time around, the vibe is England at the dawn of the 70s – waking up to the realization that the changes of the 60s maybe ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Occasional Rain – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... CD 12.99

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

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VariousOn A Cool Day – The Soulful Side Of Cool Jazz ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
Not just cool jazz – despite what the title might say – and instead a whole host of soulful jazzy styles from the late 50s and early 60s – pulled forth from the kind of singles that once boomed from backroom jukeboxes in taverns on the south side of town! The collection is great ... read more CD

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VariousOnly Way Is Up – Move On Up To Modern Soul ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
Upbeat, positive grooves from the glory days of soul music – tunes from a time when things were changing up a bit – moving from the straighter styles of the Northern Soul years to the more sophisticated modes that would come to be known as "modern" by British fans in the 70s ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousOther Side Of The Trax – Stax/Volt 45rpm Rarities 1964 to 1968 ... CD
Stax/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
Stax Records turned out plenty of hits in the 60s – but the Memphis label was also a non-stop powerhouse of recording, and cut countless sides that were every bit as great as their hits, but never fully got their due! This collection brings together a huge amount of those gems – 24 ... read more CD

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VariousOut Of The Cool Vol 1 ... CD
Drive (Italy), 1960s. Used ... $16.99
A great set of mod jazz from this excellent Italian series – mostly 60s numbers from bigger labels, and a great mix of Latin, soul jazz, and hardbop numbers! There's a snapping little groove to every single tune – and the whole thing's a great jazz dance party in one tight little ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousP & P Soul & Funk ... LP
P&P/Demon (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99
Incredible funk and soul from an almost-unlikely source – the legendary P&P family of record labels, mostly known for their groundbreaking disco work – but also home to some excellent funky tracks in the late 70s! Given that most of the focus on P&P reissues has often been on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousP&P Disco (180 gram pressing) ... LP
P&P/Demon (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99
A very very hip batch of tracks from the mighty P&P Records label – one of the coolest, wildest, funkiest imprints on the New York scene at the end of the 70s! P&P wasn't just disco, wasn't just club – but instead this amazing hybrid of so many different styles – at a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
Sweet sounds from a real golden age in Japanese music – a time when the scene had picked up plenty of influences from the US scene, but was carefully crafting some great styles of their own! The music here has touches of jazz, fusion, soul, and AOR – but there's a special balance that's ... read more CD
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Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP 35.99
Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 ... LP 32.99

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VariousPacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 38.99
Sweet sounds from a real golden age in Japanese music – a time when the scene had picked up plenty of influences from the US scene, but was carefully crafting some great styles of their own! The music here has touches of jazz, fusion, soul, and AOR – but there's a special balance that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP 35.99
Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ VariousPacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $35.99 39.99
Sweet sounds from a real golden age in Japanese music – a time when the scene had picked up plenty of influences from the US scene, but was carefully crafting some great styles of their own! The music here has touches of jazz, fusion, soul, and AOR – but there's a special balance that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie-exclusive colored vinyl pressing – limited!)
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Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 ... LP 32.99
Pacific Breeze 2 – Japanese City Pop, AOR, & Boogie 1972 to 1986 ... CD 13.99

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

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VariousPiece The Next – Japan Night – Selected By Hiroko Otsuka ... CD
Key Of Life (Japan), 2015. Used ... $11.99
Music from Kan Sano, Aaron Choulai, DJ Hisaya, Akihiro Nishimura, Takuto Kawai, Bembe, Aquapit, VSOP Sessions, Yusuke Kono, Jun Miyakawa, Rabbitoo, Miho Hazama & RM Jazz Legacy. (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD

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

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VariousPop A Paris Vol 5 – SOS Mesdemoiselles ... CD
Universal (France), Late 60s. Used ... $11.99
A never-ending batch of wonderful tunes – the 5th volume in this amazing series of 60s French pop! If your ears have been a bit lazy lately, pick up this set and prepare to have your mind blown – as it's filled with loads of groovy little tunes you've probably never heard, all stacked ... (French, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print, 2003 pressing.)

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VariousPraise Poems 7 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
This series keeps blowing us away with each new entry – taking us into musical territory that's completely its own, in a way that few other compilations have ever done! The cover is a bit misleading, as the territory here is the farther reaches of hip soul and groovy jazz in the 70s – ... read more CD

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VariousPrelude's Greatest Hits Vol 1 ... LP
Prelude (UK), 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A great collection of wonderful early 80s club tracks and modern soul cut for the Prelude label – with titles that include D Train "You're The One For Me", Gayle Adams "(Your Love Is A) Lifesaver", Sharon Redd "Can You Handle It", Nick Straker Band "Little ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPsych Funk Sa Re Ga! – Seminar – Aesthetic Expressions Of Psychedelic Funk Music In India 1970 to 1983 ... CD
World Psychedelic Classics, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $8.99 17.98
A funky psychedelic kaliedoscope of grooves from India – killer numbers from the 70s and into the early 80s – Psych Funk Sa-Re-Ga, from the folks who put together the equally heavy Psych-Funk 101 and Brazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas compilations! Most of cuts here have a raw, fuzzed out ... read more CD

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VariousPure Miami Jewels – TK Hot Numbers ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
A great little set that really looks at the wide range of sounds handled by Miami's TK Records powerhouse in the 70s – a label that's famous for its big disco hits, but which also had a lot more to offer, too! There's definitely some clubby cuts on the collection, but most of those are ... read more CD

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VariousPure Miami Jewels – TK Soul Standards ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
The title says "soul standards", but the music here is anything but – not familiar hits or well-worn classics, but instead a great array of lesser-known gems from the TK Records powerhouse of Florida soul! The music here really spans the spectrum of the excellent work that TK was ... read more CD

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VariousPurple Snow – Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound (4LPs with book) ... LP
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4 LPs ... $56.99 84.98
The amazing prequel to the big wave of funk and soul that exploded from the Minneapolis scene at the end of the 70s – early sounds that really point the way towards later grooves from folks like Prince, Alexander O'Neal, Andre Cymone, and the team of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis! The massive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPyramid Pieces – Modal & Eco-Jazz From Australia 1969 to 1979 ... LP
Roundtable (Australia), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $29.99
A stunning discovery of Australian jazz in the 70s – and a long-overdue look at the deeper currents of that nation's overlooked scene! Aussie jazz is always pretty darn fantastic – inspired by the hippest American and European styles, but often something very much of its own – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousR&B & Classic Soul Vol 1 – Workin Man's Songs From The Cellar Of Soul – 1954 to 1962 ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
Deeply soulful sounds from a crucial time in music – that late 50s/early 60s stretch when R&B was merging into soul, and created so many wonderful records in the process! The set's filled with quick-stepping groovers that are on the hip side of the spectrum – tunes that might have ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousR&B & Classic Soul Vol 2 – Lost In Sin – From The Cellar Of Soul 1953 to 1962 ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $5.99
Great gritty grooves from this wonderful series – a sublime set of R&B tracks, but all chosen from the perspective of later soul music too! The tracks are a nice change from the older style R&B compilations – as they all have a great little groove, and plenty of elements that ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
 
 



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