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VariousGimme Your Hand JB – The Godfather & Sons, Sisters, & Brothers ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
A wicked Japanese-only collection of funky James Brown productions for other artists – one that includes some of the rarest work from James' legendary People Records years! The package is a nice counterpart to the James Brown Funky People sets in the US – and like those ones, it ... read more CD

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VariousGirls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 to 1970 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
Totally groovy sounds from the Swedish scene of the 60s – a flurry of female pop tunes that we love every bit as our favorite French femme work from the time! Like French pop, the tunes here are lively and upbeat – often with a slight current of funk or soul in the rhythms, and with ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGroove Diggers – Give You Light Mellow Searches ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
The Groove Diggers grabbed some great 70s mellow cuts this time around – a sweet blend of soul and AOR material, all from the rare side of the spectrum – often with a jazzy richness that makes these tracks stand out way more than the hits of the time! There's a flow to many numbers ... read more CD

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VariousGumba Fire – Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980s South Africa (3LP set) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $31.99
Sweet electro grooves from the South African scene of the 80s – funky, soulful sides that are quite different than some of the nation's sounds that were getting bigger global play at the time! The 80s was a time of great worldwide awareness of the political struggles of South Africa and its ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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VariousHappy Disco 2 – Solar Night – Mixed By DJ Osshy ... CD
Solar/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
West coast soul galore – as the mighty Solar Records catalog comes alive in the hands of DJ Osshy – who delivers a non-stop mix that brings together almost 30 tracks from the legendary LA powerhouse of soul! As you'd guess from the title, the tracks here are on the clubbier side of the ... read more CD

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VariousHave A Nice Decade – The 70's Pop Culture Box (7CD set) ... CD
Rhino, 1998. Used 7 CDs ... $79.99
We don't normally go in for things like this – but we've got to admit that Rhino did an amazing job on this set! The package is a totally cool book on 70's pop culture headlines – with timelines and snippets of news and media history from throughout the decade – and inside you'll ... read more CD
(Out of print. Note that one of the custom trays is missing teeth.)

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VariousHip City – Tales From the Funky Side of Town ... LP
Harmless (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
A killer batch of righteous soul and funk cuts – put together with a good ear for the more progressive sounds of the late 60s and early 70s! The general theme is party party party, with a slight dash of politics thrown into the mix – and the set's an excellent batch of cuts that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some light surface marks from the old inner sleeve, but is nice overall.)

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VariousHong Kong Disco ... CD
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), Late 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
A mighty sweet little set – not just Hong Kong disco, but also a fair bit of soul and AOR tracks too – all of which we've never heard before! Much of the music here shows a strong American influence – right down to the English language lyrics that top almost all the tracks – ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousHorse Meat Disco ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $16.99
Marvelously mixed-up work from the Horse Meat Disco team – a great way for all of us to sample the revolutionary grooves they've been laying down at their famous club night in London! The work here is hardly the conventional disco you'd find on other compilations (although maybe you already ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has some light marks. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousHunee – Hunchin All Night – Choice Cuts For The Dance Floor ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), 1980s/1990s. New Copy ... $18.99
An unusual collection of tracks for the dancefloor – one that features music from around the world, but with a very different vibe and vintage than other collections of this nature! Many of these tracks are from the 80s and 90s, and are electric dance tracks, but often handled from a global ... 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. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
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

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VariousIn The Red – A Selection Of Rare & Hidden Britfunk Gems 1980 to 1983 ... LP
Chuwanaga (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
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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VariousIntroduction To Chicago Soul ... CD
Fuel 2000, 1960s. Used ... $6.99
Way more than just an introduction to Chicago soul – and instead, a surprisingly hip little set that features a fair bit of indie singles from the Windy City scene of the 60s! There's a few minor chart numbers here, but most of the tracks are much more underground – and include a ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
Part 1 of the legendary compilation series of James Brown Productions for his own People Records imprint – with monster tracks by The JBs, Lyn Collins, and Maceo! Now a long-established treasure trove of stone classic funky soul, it's easy to forget that the deeper legacy of the People ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 3 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
Amazing – and the best yet in this legendary series! Like the other volumes, this is a collection of funky work produced by James Brown for other artists, most of it lifted from his legendary People Records imprint. However, unlike the others, or at least unlike the first volume, this ... read more CD

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

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VariousJazz Dispensary – Moon Rocks – Extraplanetary Funk, Space Disco, & Galactic Boogie (180 gram pressing) (2017 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Fantasy, Late 70s. New Copy Gatefold ... $29.99
A cool collection of funky tracks from the Fantasy Records catalog of the 70s – the kind of hip cuts that were often better than mainstream disco – and which sometimes used a bit of jazz in the instrumentation as well! There's a few spacey themes here, but maybe not as much as you'd ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on clear vinyl!)

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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 ... Just Sold Out!
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 Juice 2 ... LP
Streetsounds (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Very Good ... $11.99
Second volume in the great Jazz Juice compilation series from the London club scene of the 80's. This is the original volumes 2, with 10 classic jazz dance tracks including "I'll Bet You Never Thought I'd Find You" by Jon Hendricks, "It's A Trip" by The Last Poets, "I ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some staining along the bottom seam.)

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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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VariousJazz Travels – A Global Expedition In Search Of The Good Groove ... CD
Hitop (Spain), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
Not just jazz travels, but Brazilian, funk, and soul as well – all pulled together by Oli Stewart (Casbah 73) into one of the hippest compilations we've heard in years! Before making his own music, Oli spent more than a decade travelling the globe on record-buying trips – not just the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJoey Negro – Remixed With Love Vol 3 – Part 1 ... LP
Z Records (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
Soaring sounds from Joey Negro – a man who's given us plenty of great club tracks on his own, and who here works some real magic with a host of gems from the glory days of disco! The tunes are all expanded wonderfully – given a prime edit sort of treatment – as Joey focuses on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJoey Negro – Remixed With Love Vol 3 – Part 2 ... LP
Z Records (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
Soaring sounds from Joey Negro – a man who's given us plenty of great club tracks on his own, and who here works some real magic with a host of gems from the glory days of disco! The tunes are all expanded wonderfully – given a prime edit sort of treatment – as Joey focuses on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJoey Negro – Remixed With Love Vol 3 – Part 3 ... LP
Z Records (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99
Soaring sounds from Joey Negro – a man who's given us plenty of great club tracks on his own, and who here works some real magic with a host of gems from the glory days of disco! The tunes are all expanded wonderfully – given a prime edit sort of treatment – as Joey focuses on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJukebox Jam – Blues & Rhythm Revue ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A treasure trove of raw soul and rough-edged R&B – a killer collection of material that originally appeared on the ultra-limited series of Juke Box Jam singles from Jazzman – sweetly collected into one nicely-priced package! The grooves here are totally great – and represent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJukebox Mambo 3 – Afro Latin Accents In Rhythm & Blues 1947 to 1960 ... LP
Jazzman (UK), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe the rootsiest set so far in this excellent series – and one that almost seems to go back and look a bit at the evolution of the genre! As you probably know from our notes on the previous collections, the term "jukebox mambo" is here used to refer to postwar R&B that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousJukebox Saturday Night – 28 Original Golden Oldies (CDr pressing) ... CD
Mr Maestro, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $8.99
Features music by Nino & The Ebb Tides, Sherrif & The Revels, Jimmy Norman, The Tune Rockers, Charlie Gracie, Clyde McPhatter, The Velvetones, The Knockouts, Mark IV, and more! CD
(Out of print. CDr pressing.)

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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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VariousKenya Special 2 – Selected East African Recordings From The 1970s & 1980s (3LP set – 180 gram pressing – with bonus tracks & download) ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $31.99
An insane treasure trove of little-heard sounds from the East African scene – music recorded in Kenya in the 70s and 80s, and served up in a variety of different styles and sounds throughout! The work here really expands our understanding of sounds in these immediate years before the world ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes vinyl only bonus tracks – plus download!)

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VariousKickin Presents Flying Dutchman Pieces – DJ's Choice 1969 to 1976 ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Octave (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $29.99
A mighty sweet collection of grooves from the Flying Dutchman label – that early 70s hotbed of funk, soul, and spiritual jazz! The set features some of the best-remembered gems from the label – plus some nice surprises along the way – all spread out in a double-length set, with ... read more CD

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VariousKreaturen Der Nacht – Deutsche Post Punk Subkultur 1980 to 1985 ... LP
Strut (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 29.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousKruder & Dorfmeister – The K&D Sessions ... CD
Studio K7 (Germany), Late 90s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
The German studio geniuses go to town on some of the best work of the late 90s – remixing a host of tracks that range from the junglist musings of Birtish artists like Roni Size and Alex Reece, to the jazzier riffings of the Compost crew. Remixed titles include "Heroes" by Roni Zie ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLatin Oldies Vol 3 ... CD
Thump, 1970s. Used ... $9.99
Features music by The Delegations, Redbone, Thee Midniters, Willie Bobo, Frankie Karl, James Brown, Gene Chandler, El Chicano, War, Jorge Santana, Tierra, Brenton Wood, and Rene Rene. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 7 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Detour (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic collection of funky mod and psych tracks from the great Rob Bailey – the man who's steered us through a handful of other wonderful compilations over the years, and won our undying respect in the process! Rob's choices are quite far from the obvious – and are made up from a ... read more CD
Also available Le Beat Bespoke Vol 7 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... LP 9.99

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 7 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... LP
Detour (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic collection of funky mod and psych tracks from the great Rob Bailey – the man who's steered us through a handful of other wonderful compilations over the years, and won our undying respect in the process! Rob's choices are quite far from the obvious – and are made up from a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Le Beat Bespoke Vol 7 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD 9.99

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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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VariousLet's Do The Boogaloo ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
A set that really gets at the full spectrum of the boogaloo groove – not just the Spanish Harlem sounds of the Latin Soul generation – but also the deeper roots of the style from across the USA! "Boogaloo" is a term that most folks use to refer to that New York uptown fusion ... read more CD
Also available Let's Do The Boogaloo ... LP 22.99

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VariousLet's Do The Boogaloo ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 24.99
A set that really gets at the full spectrum of the boogaloo groove – not just the Spanish Harlem sounds of the Latin Soul generation – but also the deeper roots of the style from across the USA! "Boogaloo" is a term that most folks use to refer to that New York uptown fusion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Let's Do The Boogaloo ... CD 12.99

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

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VariousLight & Sound Of Mogadishu (with download) ... LP
Jazzaggression/Afro 7 (Estonia), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A totally smoking set of tracks from the Somali scene of the 70s – and maybe the coolest East African music we've heard from the time! The material here is all from a small label that was spun off an appliance store – and the imprint had a really great ear for recording these acts in ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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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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✨✧ VariousLiving In The Streets Vol 3 – Busting Out Of The Ghetto ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 22.99
The funky third volume of the Living In The Streets series – and easily the best in this great series – a really hard and heavy batch of rare funk tunes that pushes past the cliches of the title to come up with an all-solid batch of tracks that's sure to please any fan of deep funk. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLoc A Li – Blues & Rhythm, Popcorn, Exotica, & Tittyshakers Vol 11 (10 inch LP) ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
A strange title, a strange cover, and lots of strange sounds within – a set that's very much in keeping with the mad mix of music we've loved from the Stag-O-Lee label over the years! As with other entries in this series, it's a bit hard to say what style of music the set really holds – ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLocal Customs – Pressed At Boddie ... LP
Boddie/Numero, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
Numero does it again – unleashing an amazing batch of work for the first time ever – all packaged in a very limited Record Store Day set! The collection features material that was pressed up at the tiny Boddie pressing plant in Cleveland – a wonderful range of local artists from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing, including the poster.)

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VariousLondon Is The Place For Me Vol 3 – Ambrose Adekoya Campbell ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 50s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
One of our favorite volumes in the London Is The Place For Me collection – and a brilliant batch of work that criss-crosses West African, West Indian, and postwar jazz styles! Most of the recordings here were done under the leadership of Ambrose Adekoya Campbell – a transplant to ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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VariousLow Rider Oldies Vol 4 ... CD
Thump, 1960s. Used ... $9.99
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.)

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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 Jazz On The Corner ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
There's two stylish British hipsters on the cover, but the album's filled with classic American jazz tracks – each hand-picked by Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller, and served up with plenty of soul! The work here begins in hardbop territory, and moves through 60s soul jazz and more righteous ... read more CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 23 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A masterpiece of 80s groove – a totally sweet blend of overlooked treasures and classic numbers from the left side of the clubs – all wrapped up together as a mighty nice blend! The set digs a lot deeper than some of the earlier Masterpiece volumes – it has to, given the length ... read more CD

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VariousMellow Mellow – Original 1970s Smooth Grooves & Chilled Breaks ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
A stellar collection of 70s soul – with a focus on tracks that have become famous samples for hip hoppers! The selection is excellent – and despite the fact that you'll recognize a lot of the riffs and beats that have been lifted from the tunes, not all of them are easily available on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMen In The Glass Booth – Groundbreaking Re-edits & Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs – Part 1 (5LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 5LP ... $69.99 74.99
An incredible collection – and one that fills in a crucially under-documented side of the New York dancefloor generation – the wealth of special mixes and edits that were made for that city's important DJs for their own use in clubs! The package sorts through a mountain of never-issued ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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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 Blue – The Bewitching Hour ... CD
Blue Note, 1950s/1960s. Used ... $8.99
A hokey title, but a great little set – filled with moody mellow jazz from years back – and not just obvious choices either, but some great lost moments in the EMI catalog! The titles include the usual range of Blue Notes, but also some gems from Liberty and World Pacific – ... read more CD

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VariousMidnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... CD
Studio Mule (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99
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 CD
Also available Midnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... LP 33.99

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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 ... $33.99
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
Also available Midnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... CD 15.99

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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 3 – The Sexploitation ... CD
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1997. Used ... $16.99
More cool stuff from this great series! This time, it's a double length set of cool groovy cuts from the 70's, with a nice sexy feel to them. Tracks include "Coming and Going" and "Go Down Dying", two Jobim cuts by Ray Brown, plus "Carribean Sunrise" by Clay Pitts, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 14 – Book A Trip (limited edition picture disc) ... LP
Partners In Crime (Italy), 1970s. New Copy ... $23.99
The long-running Mood Mosaic series is on its 14th trip and flaunts the most starkly naked cover model in all of the many travels! Here they lay out a mix of 70s exotic pop, soul and funk from around the world – sultry grooves from Camille Yarbrough, Ben Sidran, Asha Puthli, Kenny Rankin and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Please note: tracks listed on cover are out of order.)

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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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VariousMother's Garden – The Funky Sounds Of Female Africa 1975 to 1984 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
Funky female soul from the African scene of the 70s – much of it with a good deal of club music influence in the mix! The work here is from a time when music on the continent was absorbing a lot of modes from soul, funk, and club styles in the US and Europe – mixing older Afro Funk ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMotown Funk Vol 2 – 19 Pipin Hot Funk Joints (colored vinyl pressing) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Motown/Universal (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Funky cuts from the Motown catalog – a set that mixes key classics with a number of overlooked album cuts – all to remind us that the Motor City label could get plenty heavy in the groove! There's a few cuts here you'll know from hip hop samples, a few you'll remember for their own ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On colored vinyl – includes download!)

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VariousMotown Remixed ... CD
Motown (UK), 2005. Used ... $5.99
We gotta admit, we kinda like this one! We were a bit suspicious at first – as the genius of Motown hardly needs any messing with – and we had fears that a remix project might just sound silly, goofy, and filled with easy tricks and gimmicks. But the choice of remixers on the set is ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousMove To The Groove – The Best Of 70's Jazz Funk ... CD
Verve (UK), 1995. Used 2 CDs ... $16.99
Although you might think this is just some cheapo major label compilation of fake funky tracks, it's actually a darn nice selection of material that spans the full range of all the Polygram related labels, and it even includes some killer unreleased tracks! Highlights include the previously ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
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 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 ... $24.99
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 ... $24.99
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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VariousMutant Disco – A Subtle Discolation Of The Norm – Volumes 1 & 2 ... CD
Ze (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
Ho! This one takes us back! We're not as old as you might think here at Dusty Groove, but we're old enough to remember that wonderful period in the early 80s when somewhere on the lower east side, the energy and rawness of punk and post punk were meeting up with the glamour of the glitzed up ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNew Jack Swing Mastercuts Vol 1 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), Early 90s. Used ... $9.99
When the Mastercuts series started, we hardly thought we'd ever see stuff like this as part of the series. Now, it's one of their best-selling lines, and why not? – with classic cuts from the last 10 years, like "Sensitivity" by Ralph Tresvant, "Mama Told Me" by Keisha ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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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 ... $14.99
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

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VariousNew Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk 1960 to 1975 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
One of the best compilations of New Orleans funk we've ever seen! Sure, the reissue market is always filled with stuff from the Crescent City – but so many New Orleans compilations are cheapo knock-offs, designed to cash in on the drunk Jazz & Heritage crowd, or they're simplistic sets ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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

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✨✧ VariousNorthern Soul's Classiest Rarities 3 – Eclectic, Precious & Deliciously Danceable 60s Soul Sides ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Forget the class, because these tunes are plenty grooving all the way through – just the sort of gems you'd hope to discover in a top-shelf Northern Soul compilation – really well-selected 60s soul tracks, most of which we've never heard before! The package is certainly classy in its ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousOn The Soul Side – 26 Soul Grooves ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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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VariousOsunlade – Re-Offering ... CD
R2 (UK), 2005. Used ... $8.99
We love Osunlade's work so much, we're more than happy to get whatever offering he throws our way – but we've gotta say that this batch is especially nice, and easily tops any other collections of his work! The bulk of the material here is pulled from Osunlade's singles, side projects, and ... read more CD

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VariousOsunlade Presents Offering ... CD
R2 (UK), 2002. Used ... $14.99
Quite an Offering indeed – as Osunlade presents a rich tapestry of globally-influenced grooves, including some of his own work from recent singles, other work of a similar nature from European artists, and a few lost tracks that fit in very nicely with the mood of the set! Afro-funk inspired ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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VariousPanama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $11.99
A second heavy dose of sounds from the Panamanian scene of the 60s and 70s – a long-overdue companion to the previous volume of the series on Soundway, filled with rare gems that are finally getting their first exposure to the world outside the isthmus! The sounds here are completely fresh ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
( Out of print.)
Also available Panama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... LP 28.99

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VariousPanama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A second heavy dose of sounds from the Panamanian scene of the 60s and 70s – a long-overdue companion to the previous volume of the series on Soundway, filled with rare gems that are finally getting their first exposure to the world outside the isthmus! The sounds here are completely fresh ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Panama! Vol 2 – Latin Sounds, Cumbia Tropical & Calypso Funk On The Isthmus 1967 to 1977 ... CD 11.99

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VariousPanama! Vol 3 – Calypso Panameno, Guajira Jazz, & Cumbia Tipica On The Isthmus 1960 to 1975 ... LP
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
A sprawling set of tropical grooves from Panama, and the third in the series from Soundway – compiled by Roberto Gyemant and Miles Cleret, with a little help for this set from Will Holland, aka Quantic – as soulful and brilliant as it is essential! These rare recordings blend cultural ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP 14.99

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VariousPantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... LP
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $14.99
Electro soul from a key moment in the South African scene – that point in the late 80s when it really seemed like there was some light at the end of the tunnel, and the nation's music seemed to hit a new vibe to match! The grooves here are unabashedly catchy, and seem to revel in the kind of ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pantsula – The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa 1988 to 1990 ... CD 9.99

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VariousParis In The Spring – Presented By Bob Stanley & Pete Wiggs ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
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 CD

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✨✧ VariousPlaytime 4 – Pure 70s Jazz Funk Tracks ... CD
Play Time/Hi & Fly (France), 1970s. Used ... $14.99
This series keeps on going strong – with a brilliant batch of funky tunes that you'll be hard pressed to find elsewhere! Funky jazz is the operative term here, but there's also a bit of soul – and the set's got a focus on those break-heavy cuts that used to show up years back on dodgy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPraise Poems 6 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $9.99
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 CD
Also available Praise Poems 6 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP 19.99

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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 ... $19.99
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!)
Also available Praise Poems 6 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD 9.99

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VariousPulp Fusion 3 – Revenge Of The Ghetto Grooves ... CD
Harmless (UK), Early 70s. Used ... $18.99
Despite the unfortunate title for this volume, this collection is one of the best of the Pulp Fusion series – and it represents some of the first reissue appearances of some of these great cuts. By now, you've probably seen the other 2 volumes, so you know that this series is a motherlode of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPulp Fusion 4 – Fully Loaded ... CD
Harmless (UK), Early 70s. Used ... $14.99
The latest in this massive series of classic funky jazz – and quite possibly the best! This time round, the selection's a sparkling batch of super-hard grooves, with a lot of excellent cuts that we hardly ever see on vinyl at a nice price. The set kicks off with the amazing breakbeat track ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousPulp Fusion 6 – Magnum ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s. Used ... $19.99
The sixth volume in the great series of rare funk and jazz, and mad heavy ghetto grooves! As we've come to expect from the Pulp Fusion folks, Magnum is packed tightly with monster 70s cuts that we hardly ever see on wax anymore, and to have them all popping out together is guaranteed funk heaven! ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousPulp Fusion 7 – The Harder They Come ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s. Used ... $19.99
This great series is always getting better – and this seventh volume is filled with wonderful jazz funk classics! Like previous volumes, this one's a killer blend of all-great tracks – jazz, funk, and soul gems from the 70s – some of the best of the best, including some lesser-kno ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousQuantic Presents The World's Rarest Funk 45s – 16 Heavyweight Super Tough Deep Funk Ultra Rarities ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $19.99
Heavy funk, hand-picked by Will "Quantic" Holland – and an incredible set that's easily one of the best funk collections we've ever stocked! Will definitely knows his thing, and for the collection, he's dug through the rich catalog of Jazzman 45 reissues in recent years – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousQuare Groove Vol 1 – A Collection Of Irish Groove, Punk Funk & Electro ... LP
All City (Ireland), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
What? Irish funk? We thought we knew everything – but if there's one thing we're learning to know, it's that there's still a heck of a lot of great music for us to discover! The vibe here is hipper than you might expect – mostly handled by blued-eyed soul artists, but who've clearly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRare Mod 5 – A Fifth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm N Blues, Psych, & Soul ... LP
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
20 killer tracks, and a set that goes way beyond most other collections of UK mod music on the market – as this series really digs deep, and gets far past some of the overdone 60s numbers that are more in the oldies market than the true mod blend of rock and soul! The series was started ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRecord Kicks 15th – The Explosive Sound Of Today's Scene – 15 Heavy Funk, Deep Soul, Afro, Boogaloo Essential Floorfillers ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
An ultra-groovy record label celebrates its 15th anniversary – in a hip selection of 15 tracks that features a fair bit of previously-unreleased tracks! For over a dozen years, Record Kicks has been serving up global funk from its homebase in Milan – spanning the planet to uncover some ... (Deep Funk, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRed Hot & Blue – A Tribute To Cole Porter To Benefit AIDS ... CD
Chrysalis, 1990. Used ... $1.99
Tracks by Neneh Cherry, The Neville Brothers, Debbie Harry, David Byre, Tom Waits, U2, Les Negresses Vertes, Erasure, Jungle Brothers, Jimmy Somerville, Jody Watley and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousRed Hot On Impulse ... CD
Impulse, 1960s. Used ... $5.99
A 2LP set on one CD, that collects some classic soul jazz sides from the glory days of the Impulse label – almost a "best of" set that features some undeniable 60s jazz treasures! Titles include "Stolen Moments" by Oliver Nelson, "Garvey's Ghost" by Max Roach, ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousRoutine Jazz – Blue Note DJ Mix by Kei Kobayashi ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960s/1970s/2001. Used ... $18.99
A pretty nice little mix of tracks from the Blue Note catalog – and beyond! About 50% of the material is classic work from Blue Note, plus some Brazilian grooves from Odeon Brasil, a few newer tracks, and a few gems from Capitol Records days – all mixed together by Kei Kobayashi, with ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
 
 



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