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

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 28.98
A pretty fantastic selection of rare disco tracks from the American underground – all of them infused with a spiritual message, but served up with grooves that go head to head with some of the best underground club of the time! The mix of positive energy and upbeat grooves is wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... CD 14.99

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

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

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✨✧ VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Habibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... CD 14.99

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

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

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

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

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

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

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VariousHouse Of Ages – Classic, Rare, & Unreleased Dance Music – Selected By Jeremy Newall ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Not really the house of ages – given that most of these cuts are so rare, they're only making their first appearance here – but a great little collection that reminds us that there's still so much to discover in the funky underground of the last few years of the 20th Century! Jeremy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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

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

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VariousIf Music Presents You Need This – World Jazz Grooves – Compiled By Jean Claude & Victor Kiswell (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $24.99 31.99
Not a set of world music-inflected jazz – although there is a bit of that – and instead, a wonderful collection of spiritual numbers from around the world – most recorded in the 70s, at a time when barriers were really breaking down in jazz music! All tracks here are nice and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available If Music Presents You Need This – World Jazz Grooves – Compiled By Jean Claude & Victor Kiswell ... CD 8.99

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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✨✧ VariousJumpin' – Original Full Length Classics From The Disco Underground ... LP
Harmless (UK), 1997. Very Good 3LPs ... $14.99
Massive 3LP set of club classics from the 70's and early 80's. Similar to the Spaced Out comp, in that it's got a great bunch of cuts that everybody knows from back in the day, but which are very very tough to find. Tracks include "Disco Juice" by Cloud One, "Tee's Happy" by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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

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

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

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

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

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VariousLamp Records – It Glowed Like The Sun – The Story Of Naptown's Motown 1969 to 1972 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $49.99 55.98
An overdue look at the lost Lamp Records – a crucially important indie soul label on the Indy scene of the late 60s and early 70s – a company that was never as big as Chess or Motown, but did a similar job of documenting its city's musical scene! Indianapolis was always a very diverse ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000 – includes download with bonus tracks!)
Also available Lamp Records – It Glowed Like The Sun – The Story Of Naptown's Motown 1969 to 1972 (4CD set) ... CD 16.99

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

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VariousLarry Levan's Greatest Mixes Vol 2 ... LP
Salsoul, 1980. Very Good- 2x12" ... $9.99
Classic cuts on Salsoul are remixed by the legendary Larry Levan – guru of the Paradise Garage scene, and a mixer who always knew how to make the floor move! Tracks include "I Got My Mind Made Up" by Instant Funk, "Double Cross" by First Choice, "First Time ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker and an unglued bottom seam.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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VariousMusica Per L'Immagine – Obscure Italian Production Music 1974 to 1985 ... LP
Fly By Night, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99
Rare work from the Italian sound library scene – and a set that definitely lives up to the "obscure" promised by its title, by looking at a period that hasn't been as strongly covered by other reissues! Much of the work here is from the early 80s – and shows a change in ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMusica Per L'Immagine 2 – Obscure Italian Production Music 1974 to 1985 ... LP
Fly By Night, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99
A great look at changing modes in the sound library scene – music from a moment when things were getting a bit more electronic – as they also were in the pop and soul mainstream! The rhythms here are often programmed, but that also gives the music a nicely varied approach – not ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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

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VariousNigeria 70 Vol 4 – No Wahala – Highlife, Afro Funk, & Juju 1973 to 1987 ... CD
Strut (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The musical wealth of Nigeria seems to know no bounds – especially when it comes to the worlds of funk and soul-styled records – and you can take it from us that when we're digging for vintage African gems, more than most seem to come from Nigeria in the 70s and 80s! That's why, even ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Nigeria 70 Vol 4 – No Wahala – Highlife, Afro Funk, & Juju 1973 to 1987 ... LP 28.99

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VariousNigeria 70 Vol 4 – No Wahala – Highlife, Afro Funk, & Juju 1973 to 1987 ... LP
Strut (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The musical wealth of Nigeria seems to know no bounds – especially when it comes to the worlds of funk and soul-styled records – and you can take it from us that when we're digging for vintage African gems, more than most seem to come from Nigeria in the 70s and 80s! That's why, even ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nigeria 70 Vol 4 – No Wahala – Highlife, Afro Funk, & Juju 1973 to 1987 ... CD 13.99

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VariousNigeria Soul Fever – Afro Funk, Disco, & Boogie – West African Disco Mayem (3LP set – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
The Nigerian groove of the 70s – way past the familiar modes of Fela Kuti, and served up here in a range of artists who followed on a huge second wave of soul that soared from Lagos and beyond in the second half of the decade! The music here opens up in a sweet range of different styles ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousOn The Soul Side – 26 Soul Grooves ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A classic compilation gets upgraded in a mighty nice way – as a huge tribute to the many years of soul and funk we've gotten from the Ace/Kent label in London! Back at the start of the 80s, the company was one of the first to properly repress rare American soul, and do it the right way ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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

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VariousPhiladelphia Story 1971 to 1986 – 15 Years Of Philly Classics Vol 7 ... CD
Philadelphia International/Streetsounds, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $6.99
Music from Billy Paul, the Jones Girls, Bunny Sigler, Anthony White, Dee Dee Sharp Gamble, Jerry Butler, Silk & the Futures. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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

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

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VariousPlanet Funk Vol 2 – Funky 45's ... LP
Planet Funk, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Not much of a cover – but a really great collection of grooves – of the sort that really takes us back to the first few home grown funky 45 compilations of the 90s! The set really goes for the best of the classic early funk 45 sound – tracks with hard drums, sharp riffing guitars ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPlastic Dance Vol 2 – Domestic Synth Pop & Patchbay Punk – Compiled by Andy Votel & Doug Shipton ... LP
Cache Cache (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Forget the darker sounds of the cold wave generation – and fall in love with the groovier, funkier style of these electronic gems from the post-punk years! The music here is as heavy on keyboards and electronics as the first volume in the series – and the tunes sometimes have vocals, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPopshopping Mixed Up EP ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), 2001. Used ... $0.99
If only TV was this groovy! The set features 7 tracks lifted from Crippled Dick's Popshopping collection of groovy 60s and 70s commercials – remixed by a hip set of producers who really understand the best part of the original tracks. The whole thing's a great blend of older retro sounds ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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✨✧ VariousPure Fire! – A Gilles Peterson Impulse Collection ... CD
Impulse, 1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
There's few people we'd trust more with our ears than Gilles Peterson – and once again, the man shows that our trust in him wasn't misplaced! This time round, Gilles takes us on a heady trip through the hippest side of the Impulse Records label – the imprint that's quite well known for ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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

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VariousReal Sound Of Chicago – Underground Disco From The Windy City ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 27.99
The kind of record that makes us mighty proud to live in the Windy City – and a long-overdue look at the wealth of rare club, disco, and soul cuts bubbling in the Chicago underground at the end of the 70s! During the early part of the decade, the city was widely known for some super-huge ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRebirth Of Cool 2 ... CD
Island/4th & Broadway, 1994. Used ... $1.99
Music from Outside, Batu, Burning Spear, Tranquility Bass, Palm Skin Productions, Ronny Jordan, Tricky, DJ Krush, Mondo Grosso & Tone Productions. (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode & promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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VariousRebirth Of Cool 4 Most ... CD
4th & Broadway/Island, 1996. Used ... $6.99
Features tracks by Groove Collective, Pharcyde, Mondo Grosso, DJ Krush, Ronny Jordan, Tricky, Batu, F Mob, Justin Warfield, Outside & more. (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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

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VariousRoots Of Rock N Roll – 1946 to 1954 (3CD set) ... CD
Hip-O, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 3CD ... $29.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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

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VariousSample This! – 20 Charted R&B and Hip Hop Tracks Which Sampled Outstanding EMI Songs ... CD
EMI, 1990s/2000s. Used 2CD ... $3.99
Features music by OutKast, Juelz Santana, Ashanti, Naughty By Nature, Black Eyed Peas, Mariah Carey, Notorious BIG, Monica, Ghostface Killah, Ja Rule, Da Brat, Three 6 Mafia, Janet Jackson, and Jay-Z – 20 tracks in all. CD
(CDr promotional release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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



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