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

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

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VariousReadymade Digs Brunswick ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
The Readymade crew turn their talents to a host of tracks from the legendary Brunswick Records – serving up a really joyous mix of Chicago soul that definitely lives up to the best side of their sound! Brunswick soul is usually a lot more upbeat and positive than that of some of their ... read more CD

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VariousRewind! 2 – Original Classics Re-Worked, Remixed, Re-Edited, & Rewound ... CD
Ubiquity, 2002. Used ... $8.99
Old classics get the funky remake treatment – in this super-hip second installment of one of Ubiquity's greatest series! The format is simple: old soul and funk classics, re-done in new versions by a host of global producers and DJs, with roots in scenes of hip hop, jazz funk, and ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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VariousRio Baile Funk 2 – More Favela Booty Beats ... CD
Essay (Germany), 2006. Used ... $8.99
A wonderful return to the sounds of modern Brazil – the bass-heavy, bottom-grooving tracks that are playing plenty big in the urban favela scene – and which are a far cry from the mellow and chilled-out cliches of Brazil that are usually pushed in the mainstream! These are the sorts of ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousRocking On Sunshine – Streetwise/Partytime Shakedown Dubs & Instrumentals ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
Excellent 12" tracks from the Streetwise/Partytime label – the kind of unusual dubs, instrumentals, and remixes the company always put on its extended singles – usually numbers that are sparkling with just the right sort of electro touches that made these records real favorites for ... read more CD
(Part of the Ultimate 80s NYC Streetsounds series!)

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VariousRoma Violenta – Rare Tracks From The Best Italian 70s Crime Movies ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), 1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
A tasty collection of cuts from Italian 70s police thrillers – written and performed by the likes of Goblin, Stelvio Cipriani, Paolo Vasile, and Franco Bixio. Most of the cuts are lifted from soundtracks that have been reissued on Cinevox on CD – and the overall groove is a mix of ... read more CD

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VariousSatan In Love – Rare Finnish Synth-Pop & Disco – 1978 to 1992 ... CD
Svart (Finland), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $14.99
Obscure grooves from the Finnish scene of the 80s – tracks that do a nice job of bridging the space between earlier Euro disco modes, particularly the work of the Munich scene – and the huge wave of electro pop that was coming out of the UK at the time! In fact, much of the material ... read more CD

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VariousScenery Of Japanese Jazz ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
The cover might look a bit basic, but the collection is fantastic – a really strong overview of the hipper corners of Japanese jazz in the 70s, particularly as the decade moved in – pulled together from a range of different indie label releases that show just how compelling the farther ... read more CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)

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VariousShakin Fit/Whip It On Em – 29 Soul Stormin' Stompers ... CD
Candy, Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
Hard soul galore – an overstuffed CD that brings together 2 of the best collections on the mighty Candy label! The package is filled with great singles from the early days of soul – obscure singles that groove with a sound that's influenced heavily by R&B, but which also shares ... read more CD

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VariousShibuya Jazz Classics – Gilles Peterson Collection – Trio Issue ... CD
Trio/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
The worlds greatest DJ selects a batch of Japanese jazz grooves from the 70s – what could be better? The mighty Gilles P is no stranger to the Tokyo scene – and here, he picks some of his favorites from the catalog of Trio Records – a great Japanese label whose 70s catalog ... read more CD
(Part of the "Nippon Jazz Spirits 48" series!)

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

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

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VariousSonda – Muzyka Z Programu Telewizyjnego – Library Music From Sonoton Vaults ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1971/Early 80s. Used ... $14.99
Classic cuts from a famous Polish TV show – mostly pulled from the rich catalog of the German Sonoton sound library! The music here is very heavy on keyboards and tight, dramatic grooves – music that's often in the best modes that so few sound libraries could manage at the time – ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSoul Cal – Disco & Modern Soul 1971 to 1982 (CD & book) ... CD
Now Again/Soul Cal, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy CD & Book ... $9.99
An amazing compilation – a decade in the making, and filled with wonderful grooves – most of which have never appeared on CD or LP reissues! And while the music itself is already wonderful, the package also includes an amazing 80 page book, too – a rich research project that digs ... read more CD
Also available Soul Cal – Disco & Modern Soul 1971 to 1982 (2LPs & book) ... LP 18.99

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VariousSoul Chasers – Volume 2 ... CD
Expansion (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $8.99
One of our favorite series ever of modern soul material – done back in the 90s, when nobody else was willing to dig for tracks these smooth and groovy! There's a great blend of material here – from mellow soul to jazzy funk, with a few bits of early 80s club as well – in a way, ... read more CD

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

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VariousSoul Jazz Singles 2008 to 2009 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 2008/2009. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Cuts from the modern edge of the Soul Jazz Records blade – exclusive singles released by Soul Jazz in a fairly short stretch – and compiled here in this massive 2CD set for a great price! Soul Jazz might be best known for their unbeatable vintage reggae, dub and funk compilations, but ... read more CD

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VariousSoul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... CD
Fania/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
One of the hippest sets we've ever seen on Spanish Harlem – a collection that goes way past the Latin Soul hits, to dig deep in the uptown underground at the end of the 60s! The package is compiled with gems from the Fania catalog, but rally moves past the obvious – going for some of ... read more CD
Also available Soul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... LP 18.99

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VariousSoul Of The Memphis Boys ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Deep soul from the glory days of the Memphis scene – not the better-known work recorded at Stax, but material from the smaller American Sound Studio – a new game in town during the late 60s, and a place that forged it's very own legacy in Memphis music! American recorded a variety of ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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VariousSoul Togetherness 2019 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2019. New Copy ... $14.99
A killer collection of contemporary soul – served up in a way that really understands what makes classic soul music so great, then finds a way to provide a similar vibe from music that's new! And by that, we don't mean that the music is retro, or old-sounding at all – just that it's ... read more CD

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

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VariousSound Of Funk Vol 2 – Back On The Double Bump ... CD
Goldmine/Soul Supply (UK), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
Second great volume in Goldmine's Sound of Funk series, with cuts by Lee Austin, BW Souls, Billy Baron, The Gaturs, Mr. C, and more. 19 tracks in all, and solidly funky all the way through! Fantastic funky grooves, with loads of classic stuff, and nearly an hour's worth of hard hard hard funk ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSouthern Groove – Hotlanta, Aware, & Clintone Funk & Soul – Masterful & Obscure 1970s Funk & Soul From Georgia & Alabama ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
Funky soul from one of the less-discovered scenes in the south – the hotbed of small labels that were making some mighty great grooves in Atlanta during the 70s! The Peachtree city isn't nearly as well-cited as a soul music source in comparison to places like Memphis, Muscle Shoals, and even ... read more CD

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VariousSpace Funk – Afro Futurist Electro Funk In Space 1976 to 1984 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Sun Ra was one of the first 20th Century artists to soar off in space, and George Clinton followed his lead with the Mothership in the 70s – and after that time, there was a surprisingly huge legacy of funk and soul artists who also headed for the cosmos – as you'll discover in this ... read more CD

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VariousSpiritual Jazz – Esoteric, Modal, & Deep Jazz From The Underground 1968 to 1977 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazzman/Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
The Jazzman label hits a whole new level of brilliance – as they turn their funk-trained crate digging skills to the world of spiritual jazz! The collection's an amazing batch of ultra-rare tunes – tracks that take inspiration from the John Coltrane/Archie Shepp work on Impulse Records ... read more CD

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VariousSpiritual Jazz 9 – Blue Notes – Modal, Esoteric & Deep Jazz From The Vaults Of Blue Note Records 1962 to 1976 ... CD
Blue Note/Jazzman (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
A great look at a sometimes-forgotten side of the legendary Blue Note Records label – the company's strong wave of spiritual jazz material recorded during the 60s and early 70s – extremely fine music that's often eclipsed next to the company's better-known hardbop and funky jazz! As ... read more CD

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VariousSpiritual Jazz Vol 10 – Modal, Esoteric, & Deep Jazz From Prestige Records ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
A really loving look at a sometimes-forgotten side of the Prestige Records label – a company that's famous for giving the world plenty of hardbop and soul jazz in the 50s and 60s, but which also helped lay the groundwork for American spiritual jazz to come! Long before Impulse, Strata East, ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousSpring NYC Soul ... CD
Spring (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic look at the Spring Records label in New York – a company that had a few big crossover hits in the 70s, but also issued a lot more rare and obscure material over the years – with a long legacy that even hit the early years of the old school scene! One of Spring's great ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousState Of The Union – The American Dream 1967 to 1973 – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 18.98
A great look at the changing tone on the American scene at the end of the 60s – that moment when Vietnam, social unrest, and many other problems weighed heavily on the country's consciousness – and made their presence manifest in all sorts of pop music as well! We're not talking about ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStax 68 – A Memphis Story (5CD set) ... CD
Stax/Craft, 1968. New Copy 5CD ... $48.99 69.99
1968 was the world of revolution around the world – and to our music-trained ears, one of the greatest revolutions occurred at the legendary Stax Records! Before that year, the label had been working with Atlantic Records – who totally screwed them, and took away all their catalog ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStax Of Funk – The Funky Truth ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Funky genius from the legendary Stax studios! During the 60s, Stax was well known for their work in the soul music field – turning out hit singles by the likes of Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, and others – but after 1968, when the label finished their deal with Atlantic, they really ... read more CD
Also available Stax Of Funk – The Funky Truth ... LP 18.99

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VariousStax Of Funk Vol 2 – More Funky Truth ... CD
Stax/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A mountain of funk from one of the greatest soul labels of all time! Stax is known round the world over for their soulful work – by singers like Otis Redding or Carla Thomas, and instrumental tunes by Booker T & The MGs – but the label was also quite a funky powerhouse – ... read more CD

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VariousStone Crush – Memphis Modern Soul 1977 to 1987 ... CD
Light In The Attic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A look at Memphis soul music that goes way beyond any Stax, Goldwax, or Atlantic Records collections you might own – partly because all of the tracks here are from a time in the city when all those other labels had stopped recording! Memphis is usually remembered for a 60s/early 70s stretch ... read more CD
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Stone Crush – Memphis Modern Soul 1977 to 1987 (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 32.99
Stone Crush – Memphis Modern Soul 1977 to 1987 ... LP 28.99

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VariousStudio One Disco Mix ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
Yet another blazing Studio One collection!! Just when you thought the Studio One vein was all tapped out, Soul Jazz does it again with a mighty collection of extended disco 12" mixes of some of their greatest numbers. A baker's dozen of fat bumping jams, all spiced up with some tasty dubbed ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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

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VariousStudio One Groups ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $18.99
Sweet Jamaican harmony! Harmony groups form a major piece of the Jamaican music tapestry, and Soul Jazz casts their Studio One-centered spotlight on one of the finest batches of Jamaican ensemble soul around! Covering everything from the rocksteady years on up through the late roots era, the ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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

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

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VariousStudio One Soul ... CD
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic! This set features reggae and rocksteady versions of American soul and funk tracks from the late 60s and early 70s – quite fitting, considering how much of Jamaican reggae began as an attempt to copy American hits for the local market. The set may well be the best-ever in the ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStudio One Sound ... CD
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $12.99
A beautiful illustration of the sound of Studio One Records – that unique quality that makes the legendary label one of the most soulful sources of Jamaican music ever! The package is a surprisingly great treat – one that's still amazingly essential, even if you've got other Studio One ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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VariousSuper Breaks – Return To The Old School – Classic Breaks & Beats From The Birth Of Hip Hop ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A damn classic entry in the Super Breaks series from BGP – one that's filled with crucial sample cuts from the old school – some really wonderful funky nuggets, brought together here as a great reminder of the tracks that first got us digging back in the day! There's less of the ... read more CD

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VariousSuper Funk Vol 4 – Rare & Classic Street Funk From The Vaults 1966 to 1972 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $16.99
Heavy funk galore – and easily one of the best titles in the massive Super Funk series! This one seems to go deeper than all the previous volumes – really digging down for some obscure tracks that push past the obvious funky 45 standards, to include some lost gems from rare sources in ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSweet Inspiration – The Songs Of Dan Penn & Spooner Oldham ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
A treasure trove of wonderful tunes – all written by the legendary southern soul team of Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham! The pair rarely entered the spotlight themselves, but contributed countless compositions that helped forge the sound of southern soul in the 60s – classic tunes that ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSweet Taste Of Sin – Sensual Sampler-Ready Soul For B-Boys, B-Girls, & Soul Heads ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Sweet and smooth 70s soul – hand-picked with a freshness that should appeal to folks who found these sounds through the hip hop that these grooves laid the sonic groundwork for. The tracks on here aren't as beat or break-heavy as some of the material on other sample-driven collections – ... read more CD

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VariousTears Of Technology ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Great tracks from the early years of the synthesizer in British music – or at least the early years of the form in mainstream styles – and not some of the colder, more academic modes of the past! Yet the music also mostly predates the big Brit electro pop explosion that would come ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Tears Of Technology ... LP 29.99

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VariousThird Noise Principle – Formative North American Electronica 1975 to 1984 (4CD set) ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $34.99
A fantastic entry in the Close To The Noise Floor series – one that looks at early American experiments with electronics – but from the DIY generation that was unlocking access to technology that had previously been in the hands of bigger label artists and the academic electronic scene! ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousThis Is My Thing! – Deep Funk/Jazz Breaks/Hip Hop/Afrosoul – Selected By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 2007. Used ... $14.99
Contemporary grooves, but all pretty darn funky – thanks to an excellent track selection by Tobias Kirmayer – the same guy who brought us the excellents Movements collections! A few of the titles here are of older vintage, but most are pulled from the same deep funk underground that ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousThree Day Week – When The Lights Went Out 1972 to 1975 ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
A very different picture of the British scene than you might know from the worlds of classic rock and chart hits of the early 70s – as this collection focuses on a really special sort of sound that hints at the bleaker, less satisfying sides of English life – often with a slightly ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousTim Peaks – Songs For A Late Nite Diner ... CD
Ace (UK), 1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
That's Tim Peaks, not Twin Peaks – although the cover image might make you think otherwise – and the set's a great entry into the long-running set of imagined "diner" jukeboxes from the team of Tim Burgess and Bob Stanley! Like other Ace compilations from the St Etienne team, ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousTitan – It's All Pop ... CD
Titan/Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CDs ... $12.99 29.98
Seminal sounds from the Kansas City scene of the late 70s – a wealth of power pop work from the tiny Titan label – all brought together in one of the most brilliant packages we've ever seen from the Numero Group! Like most Numero releases, there's a great story behind this set – ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousTommy Boy Presents Hip Hop Essentials Volumes 1 to 12 – The Best Records Of All Time (12 CD box set) ... CD
Tommy Boy, Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. Used 12CD ... $69.99
An insane collection – 144 songs, and a full range of hip hop gems spanning 1979 to 1991! More killers than we can count – and a hell of a package overall. (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print – and still sealed! Limited, numbered set. Barcode has a mark.)

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VariousTotally Wired & Illicit Grooves – Acid Jazz – The Birth Of A Scene 1987 to 1990 ... CD
Acid Jazz/BGP (UK), Late 80s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Tremendous grooves from the earliest (and best) years of the acid jazz scene – all recorded at a time when London was exploding with sounds from the 60s and 70s, and turning out some of the hippest music on the planet! Although the term "acid jazz" was soon mishandled and mis-manage ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousTrip To The Moon – 13 Super Groovy Soul, Rhythm N Blues, & Funk Songs About the Moon ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
Turns out, folks were going to the moon long before Neil Armstrong took his giant step for mankind – spinning out into space with rare singles like these – all great moon-themed numbers that rocket into space with solid fuel of their own! The set's got this fantastic mix of styles ... read more CD

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VariousTropical Disco Hustle ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
Disco sounds from the Caribbean scene of the 70s – a really unique mix of regional styles with the kind of rhythms that were coming from New York and Philly at the time! The groove here is really unique – even different than some of the reggae or African disco numbers of the time ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousTropical Disco Hustle Vol 2 – More Rare Carribean Disco ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $3.99
The sound of disco left no corner of the world untouched in the late 70s – and the hipper side of the dancefloor mode had an especially strong impact down in the Caribbean! Of course, that's maybe not as much of a surprise – when you consider how much back/forth action was going on ... read more CD

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VariousTurkish Freakout – Psych Folk Singles 1969 to 1980 ... CD
Bouzouki Joe, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
A full plate of funky freakout grooves from the Turkish scene – compiled one and all from 7-inch records made from the end of the 60s to the dawn of the 80s! It's a mix of psych folk, funk, more traditional buzzing strings and hypnotic melodies – pretty wonderful all the way! Turkey's ... read more CD

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VariousTwelve Inch Eighties – Let's Groove (3CD set) ... CD
Crimson (UK), 1980s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $9.99 12.99
Easy to groove with cuts this great – a sweet range of 80s 12 inch singles, mostly in soul-based styles, but also featuring a few nice bits from leftfield too! The core of the set comes from a time when a 12" remix could really take a soul cut in a whole new direction – and some ... read more CD

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VariousTwin Cities Funk & Soul – Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis/St Paul 1964 to 1979 ... CD
Secret Stash, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $18.99
Rare soul from Minneapolis – a surprisingly great source for grooves in the years before Prince and Morris Day! Turns out, the Twin Cities were already funky, way before the Purple One came into being – as you'll hear in this wealth of rare singles from the late 60s on up through the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUltra High Frequencies – The Chicago Party (with DVD) ... CD
Numero, Early 80s. New Copy CD & DVD ... $12.99 19.98
A funky soul compilation, and a sweet TV show as well – presented here in an ultra-cool collection that offers both audio and video work from this short-lived Chicago dance show! The Chicago Party was a very local UHF program in the Windy City – one that was kind of a homegrown version ... read more CD
(Very cool die-cut TV-styled sleeve as well!)

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VariousUp! The Psycho Mellow – A Brief Excursion Into The 70's Sound ... CD
Schema (Italy), Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
Stunning compilation of Italian grooves from the early 70's – and one that has a slightly different twist than some of the other one's we've been stocking. The folks at Schema have put this one together, and the set's got a feel that's similar to some of the newer releases they've been ... read more CD

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VariousVinyl Make Me Funky – 70 Minutes Of Dopeness – Mixed By DJ Koco aka Shimokita ... CD
Octave (Japan), 1980s. New Copy ... $28.99
A very cool trip through the world of 80s hip hop – particularly the hippest tracks from labels that include Fresh, Sleeping Bag, Warlock, B-Boy, and Idlers Records – all laid out here in a non-stop mix that's almost 70 minutes long! The package pulls together classics from the mid 80s ... read more CD

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VariousVinyl Make Me Funky – 70 Minutes Of Dopeness – Mixed By DJ Koco aka Shimokita ... CD
Octave (Japan), 1980s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A very cool trip through the world of 80s hip hop – particularly the hippest tracks from labels that include Fresh, Sleeping Bag, Warlock, B-Boy, and Idlers Records – all laid out here in a non-stop mix that's almost 70 minutes long! The package pulls together classics from the mid 80s ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Vinyl Make Me Funky – 70 Minutes Of Dopeness – Mixed By DJ Koco aka Shimokita ... CD 28.99

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✨✧ VariousWah Wah 45s – Underground Hits & Exclusive Bits ... CD
Wah Wah (UK), 2006. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The first-ever collection of work from a label we know mostly for its great funky 45s – London's Wah Wah records, home to some great modern tracks with an older funk flavor! Unlike Daptone or other current funk labels, Wah Wah isn't after a straight retro funk sound – and often ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousWe Dig Groovin' – TK 7 Inch Collection ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $29.99
A great collection of rare 45s from the powerhouse TK Records label and all it's many smaller imprints – Dade, Glades, Alston, and many others – brought here together with a focus on a really special side of the label! TK was one of the first to really promote the 12" single in ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousWe Pay Respekt – Evergreens From Grey Reality Poland ... CD
Polskie Nagrania (Poland), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
Respect flows both ways here – not just respect for the Polish jazz scene that made some great music during the Communist years, but also respect for the global artists who inspired them – as you'll see in the setup of the collection! Most tunes here are covers – but they're done ... read more CD

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VariousWizzz – Psychorama Francais 1966 to 1971 ... CD
Delabel (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Grooviness abounds! This set's a wonderful batch of obscure French pop tunes – the kind of upbeat, hard-swinging 60s numbers that are a far cry from the moodier, more sentimental modes of the years before – with complicated elements laid alongside some straightforward grooves – ... read more CD
(Out of print original CD pressing.)

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VariousWorld Needs Changing – Street Funk & Jazz Grooves 1967 to 1976 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
The world needs changing – and plenty of these tunes may well do it – thanks to infectious grooves and some very righteous message-oriented lyrics! The set's a great document of the positive, progressive energy going down in soul music during the heady days of the late 60s and early ... read more CD
 
 



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