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VariousNorthern Soul's Classiest Rarities 3 – Eclectic, Precious & Deliciously Danceable 60s Soul Sides ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
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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VariousNothing But A House Party – The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967 to 1971 ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Some folks might associate Philadelphia soul with the famous Gamble & Huff productions of the 70s disco years – but the city was already overflowing with great music in the years before Philadelphia International – as you'll hear in this totally groovy set! Philly was making as ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousNu Afrobeat Experience – Ultimate Afro-Funk Dance Grooves ... CD
Shanachie, 2002. Used ... $4.99
(Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousNu Yorica! – Culture Clash In New York City 1970-1977 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s. Used 2CDs ... $21.99
Oy! This much-hailed collection of New York Latin crossover stuff from the seventies is worth all the fuss that everyone's making over it! Two discs worth of great stuff from some of the best talents on the NY Latin scene, including Ocho, Eddie Palmieri, Joe Bataan, and Harlem River Drive. Soul ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. In original slipcover, with big booklet too. Slipcover has two small tears from old stickers.)

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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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VariousOther Side Of Sun Part 2 – Sun Records Curated By Record Store Day Vol 5 (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Sun/ORG, Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99
Don't think Sun Records here – think SSS International – as most of this work comes from the late 60s efforts of producer Shelby Singleton, whose soul labels were bought by Sam Phillips and folded into Sun International! There's lots of great Tennessee soul grooves here – most of ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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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

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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 ... $16.99
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 23.99

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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 ... $23.99
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 16.99

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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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VariousPeople Get Ready – A Tribute To Curtis Mayfield ... CD
Shanachie, 1993. Used ... $5.99
Music from Jerry Butler, Don Covay, Steve Cropper, Lani Groves, Delbert McClinton, Vernon Reid, David Sanborn, Angela Strehli, Bunny Wailer, Kim Wilson & more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousPerfect Beats Vol 4 – NY Electro Hip-Hop + Underground Dance Classics 1980-1985 ... LP
Timber!, 1998. Very Good 3LP ... $14.99
Whether you remember these joints from the glory days of the Paradise or Bam's parties at the Bronx River Projects or are discovering them for the first time, these classic electro/hip hop/breakin'/dance tracks are a must-have for any DJ's crates. Tommy Boy's done a great job with these reissues, ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & some minor staining.)

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VariousPinky Violence – Best Sound Collection – Rare Groove Sound From Toei & Nikkatsu 70s (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tava Tava Rare (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $29.99
Heavy funk from Japanese cinema – fantastic instrumental tracks that are all pulled from "pinky violence" sexploitation films at the start of the 70s! This isn't softcore porn material, as the music is often much harder-hitting overall – more like what you'd hear in crime ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl in a white stickered sleeve.)

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VariousPlay The Game – The XL & Sounds Of Memphis Story Vol 2 ... CD
Sounds Of Memphis/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Rare gems from the Memphis scene of the late 60s & early 70s – Kent UK's second volume in the XL & Sounds Of Memphis Story series – tunes that are diverse, trailblazing, and definitely deserving of some late love! The purpose of the series is to celebrate many the fantastic ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousPraise Poems 6 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
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 14.99

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VariousPrivate Wax – Super Rare Boogie & Disco ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 27.99
The title's no lie – as the set's filled with super rare boogie and disco – yet the music here isn't just obscure, it's also totally great – really wonderful sounds from the farther reaches of the American club underground! The grooves here are fantastic – and many numbers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRare Mod 5 – A Fifth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm N Blues, Psych, & Soul ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
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 CD
Also available Rare Mod 5 – A Fifth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm N Blues, Psych, & Soul ... LP 22.99

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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 ... $22.99
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
Also available Rare Mod 5 – A Fifth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm N Blues, Psych, & Soul ... CD 16.99

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VariousRare Mod 6 – A Sixth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm N Blues, Psych, & Soul ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Fantastic sounds from the swinging London scene of the 60s – rare mod music of the period, pulled from a host of rare singles and even some unreleased tapes! The quality level here is superb – these are all really well-chosen numbers that get at that perfect blend of mode that made UK ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) 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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VariousReal Sound Of Mark Grusane ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Mark Grusane is the selector here, not the artist – but he's got a fantastic ear for rare grooves that almost makes his DJ work sound like a new creative projects in itself! Mark has called Chicago home for all of his life – and has spent years digging the crates in the Windy City ... read more CD

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VariousRecord Kicks 15th – The Explosive Sound Of Today's Scene – 15 Heavy Funk, Deep Soul, Afro, Boogaloo Essential Floorfillers ... CD
Record Kicks (Italy), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
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 CD
Also available Record Kicks 15th – The Explosive Sound Of Today's Scene – 15 Heavy Funk, Deep Soul, Afro, Boogaloo Essential Floorfillers ... LP 24.99

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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
Also available Record Kicks 15th – The Explosive Sound Of Today's Scene – 15 Heavy Funk, Deep Soul, Afro, Boogaloo Essential Floorfillers ... CD 15.99

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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. Barcode has some marker.)

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VariousReturn Of Funk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Super Rare, Slinky & Funky Female Funk ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $19.99 22.99
Female funk galore – and one of the greatest all-girl compilations we've ever heard! The set's a brilliant follow-up to the first Funk Soul Sisters set on BGP – but we've gotta say that we like it even better than the first, and really appreciate the wide range of unusual tunes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRight On Now – The Sounds Of Northern Soul ... LP
ORG, Late 60s/Early 70s. Sealed ... $24.99
A host of rare soul tracks from the Warner/Atlantic catalog – plus a few bits from related labels too! You might know some of the artists here, but the cuts themselves are nice and obscure – especially on the vinyl format, where most of these tracks were only issued as rare 45s. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Color swirl vinyl.)
Also available Right On Now – The Sounds Of Northern Soul (swirl colored vinyl) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP 27.99

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VariousRight On Now – The Sounds Of Northern Soul (swirl colored vinyl) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
ORG, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $27.99
A host of rare soul tracks from the Warner/Atlantic catalog – plus a few bits from related labels too! You might know some of the artists here, but the cuts themselves are nice and obscure – especially on the vinyl format, where most of these tracks were only issued as rare 45s. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on colored vinyl!)
Also available Right On Now – The Sounds Of Northern Soul ... LP 24.99

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VariousRu-Jac Records Story Vol 3 – 1966/1967 – Finally Together ... CD
Ru-Jac/Omnivore, Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
The Ru-Jac label is really on fire here – taking off with some sweet female soul singers, as you might guess from the image on the cover – in modes that mix their deep soul core with some nice jazzy touches too! Two big artists grab the first half of the collection here – Kitty ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousRu-Jac Records Story Vol 4 – 1967 to 1980 – Changes ... CD
Ru-Jac/Omnivore, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
Baltimore's legendary Ru-Jac Records label at the end of the 60s – coming to terms with some of the bigger changes in soul music, which means that they're adding a bit more funk to the mix! As with all the previous volumes in this excellent series, the scope of sounds and knowledge here is ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousRumbita Buena – Rumba Funk & Flamenco Pop From The Belter & Discophon Archives – 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99
Spanish sounds with plenty of groove – a killer compilation from a time when older flamenco styles were coming into play with fresher forms of funk and soul – all of which makes for a really amazing sound! All the drama of previous years gets packed into these upbeat, fast-moving tunes ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousRunning Back Mastermix Presents – Front By Klaus Stockhausen & Boris Dlugosch ... CD
Running Back (Germany), 1980s/1990s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
A special set that pays tribute to a famous underground club on the Hamburg scene of the 80s and 90s – served up here with cuts that played big on its dancefloor back in the day – in a collection that's overflowing with underground gems and rough-edged dancefloor trax! The package ... read more CD

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VariousSaigon Supersound Vol 2 – 1964 to 1975 ... CD
Saigon Supersound, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
The sound of Saigon during the Vietnam war – amazing homegrown sounds that are a great contrast to the overplayed American oldies that most folks associate with the period! It's true that US soldiers did bring a lot of their own music to the scene during the time – but the nation ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSaint Etienne Present Songs For The Carnegie Deli ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Saint Etienne have brought us a number of wonderful compilations over the years – both in this format for Ace Records, and their work on their own great Croydon Municipal label – yet as much as we've loved all those others, we may well love this one the best – as it's a sublime ... read more CD

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VariousSalsoul Boogie – An Essential Collection Of Early 80s Post Disco Electronic Grooves From The Salsoul Vaults ... LP
Salsoul (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99
A killer batch of classic Salsoul from the dawn of the 80s – leaner, tighter and more dancefloor geared club soul than the song the more string-laden and sing-a-long chorus style of the late 70s oeuvre, but way more lively than the synth-soaked and streamlined digital era boogie sound to come ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSalsoul Re-Edits EP Vol 3 – Dimitri From Paris ... LP
Salsoul (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Sealed 2LP ... $24.99
There's few folks we'd trust as much as Dimitri From Paris with the Salsoul Records legacy – because while the DJ wasn't around back when these tunes were released, his own music in recent years has done a great job of turning people on to the sound of classic club! So here, the best of both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SessomattoSessomatto (orig 1976 Jim Stuard disco mix, version Idjut, Idjut Boys re-edit) ... 12-inch
West End, 1976. Used (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the strangest disco tunes of all time – but a great one! "Sessomatto" is a groover lifed from an old soundtrack by Armando Trovajoli – a stop-start number that you'll recognize easily from the Easy Tempo crew, and from its use in famous samples. The cut's presented ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a West End sleeve.)

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VariousShake Your Bones – Stag O Lee DJ Series Vol 2 ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $23.99
A set that's more than enough to shake your bones – a collection that's heavy on upbeat blues and rare R&B – but which also, like other Stag O Lee titles, features a fair bit of sounds from other genres too! The mix of modes is great – and it's nice to hear some lesser-known ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousShaolin Soul Episode 1 – Everybody's Talking About The Good Ol Days (with bonus CD) ... LP
Because (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
An amazing collection of some of the original tracks that Wu-Tang has sampled over the years! No over-used Puffy beats here – and the set's a great batch of rare soul tracks nicely pulled together! The set features 21 tracks – including "Trouble, Heartaches, & Sadness" ... 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 ... CD
Because (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD
Also available Shaolin Soul Episode 4 – Everybody's Talking About The Good Ol Days (with bonus CD) ... LP 24.99

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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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VariousSofrito – Tropical Discotheque ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
The debut compilation from Hugo Mendez and the Sofrito collective on Strut – tropical dancefloor grooves from Africa, the Caribbean and South American – featuring Banda Los Hijos De La Nina Luz, Frente Cumbiero, Fair Nick Stars, Victor Uwaifo, "Dany Play", Quantic Y Su ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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VariousSoul Festival – 1971 to 1979 Soulful Floorfillers ... LP
Expansion (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A huge festival of 70s soul – not the big hits of the time, but a wealth of underground gemes that show us there's still plenty to discover in that magical decade! The artists here are all big, but the tunes are sometimes more obscure – lesser-known gems from familiar names – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSoul Food Shack Presents Ol' Skool Down Home Cookin' ... LP
Warner, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A late 90s vinyl promo sampler put together by Warner Brothers for some soul reissues they were putting out at that time.10 tracks in all, including Graham Central Station "Can You Handle It? (single version)", Bootsy Collins "The Pinnochio Theory (single version)", Charles ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSoul Of A Nation – Afro-Centric Visions In The Age Of Black Power – Underground Jazz, Street Funk, & The Roots Of Rap 1968 to 1979 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A fantastic look at the righteous current of energy that swept through American music at the end of the 60s – that huge wave of knowledge and political inspiration that still stands as one of our favorite moments in jazz and soul! The Civil Rights generation had gotten some things ... read more CD

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VariousSoul On The Real Side #8 ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
Fantastic 70s soul – not the big hits from back in the day, and not disco numbers either – but a really well-chosen batch of the kinds of tracks that most folks have missed over the years! There's a warm, upbeat feel to the whole set – tunes that are uplifting, but also have some ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousSoul Slabs Vol 1 ... LP
Colemine, 2010s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A very well-titled set – given that the Colemine Records label has given us some mighty soulful slabs of wax in recent years! Although a small label, in the hinterland of Ohio, Colemine is fast rising to be one of the coolest funk labels in the world – right up there on a par with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ VariousSoul Togetherness 2018 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $15.99
A sublime entry in this always-great series – a selection of cuts that are mostly contemporary, but which bubble with a classic soul vibe all the way through! And by "classic", we mean the sound of the early years of modern soul – those late 70s/early 80s groovers from the ... read more CD
Also available Soul Togetherness 2018 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ VariousSoul Togetherness 2018 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... LP
Expansion (UK), 2018. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
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Also available Soul Togetherness 2018 – 15 Modern Soul Room Gems ... CD 15.99

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VariousSoulin' Vol 3 ... LP
Moonshine, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A killer collection of hard drivin' 60s soul! Volume 3 of this mid 80s compilation series that predated the whole funky/soul compilation craze by a number of years – a great collection of older 60s singles that were done in the years before there was any sort of a deep funk scene, and back ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSoulsville USA – A Celebration Of Stax (3CD set) ... CD
Stax/Craft, 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $16.99 24.99
It's been almost 60 years since the Stax Records label forever changed the face of American soul music – and we can think of no better way to celebrate than by dipping into this well-chosen batch of 60 classic tracks from the label's glory days! The whole Stax groove is here – from the ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSounds Of The Times – From The KPM & Conroy Music Libraries 1970 to 1977 ... CD
KPM/Vocalion (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
A treasure trove of Brit sound library work – most of it from the legendary KPM 1000 Series, plus assorted bits from the Conroy label as well! The work here leans heavily towards funky jazz – those fuzzy, hard-driving tunes that always made KPM sides a key choice for action films and ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSouthern Funkin' – Louisiana Funk & Soul 1967 to 1979 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
Heavy heavy funk from the Louisiana scene of the late 60s and 1970s – and a great collection that really gets past the dominance of the New Orleans sound! The set moves way past the Crescent City to uncover a wealth of great bits recorded in smaller studios located in Shreveport, Lake ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSouthwest Side Story Vol 19 ... LP
Numero, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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✨✧ Juliette GrecoSt Germain Des Pres ... LP
Columbia, 1956. Very Good- ... $4.99
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(Red label pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ VariousStax 68 – A Memphis Story (5CD set) ... CD
Stax/Craft, 1968. New Copy 5CD ... $62.99 69.99
1968 was the world of revolution around the world – and to our music-trained ears, one of the greatest revolutions occurred at the legendary Stax Records! Before that year, the label had been working with Atlantic Records – who totally screwed them, and took away all their catalog ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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

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VariousStax Singles Vol 4 – Rarities & Best Of The Rest (6CD set) ... CD
Stax/Craft, New Copy 6CD ... $71.99 79.99
An incredible package – and one that goes way farther, and way deeper than any of the previous volumes of Stax/Volt Records singles! This 4th volume is kind of a correction/addition to territory covered by the previous three – as CDs 1 to 3 of the collection go back to bring together ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStory Of Goldband Records ... CD
Goldband/Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
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VariousStrange Breaks & Mr Thing – Rock, Funk, Soul, Jazz & Soundtrack Breaks For Modern Living ... LP
BBE (UK), 1970s. New Copy 3LP ... $24.99 27.99
One of the hippest collections on BBE we've heard in years – a really underground batch of breaks that features fantastically rare tracks in a variety of different genres! The set beautifully shows just how far the funky scene has come in recent years – because many of these cuts are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousStudio One Freedom Sounds – Studio One In The 60s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Pure gold from the earliest years of the Studio One label – great tracks that really sum up the special sort of genius that the label helped allow! As you might guess from the "freedom sounds" in the title, the late 60s marked a new period of independent action in Jamaica – a ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousStudio One Rocksteady 2 – The Soul Of Young Jamaica – Rocksteady, Soul, & Early Reggae At Studio One ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.99
Soulful sounds from the legendary Studio One – music from a time when the Jamaican scene was taking some strong cues from the American soul scene of the 60s, but coming up with a unique groove of their own! As proof of that fact, some of the work here is based on original American soul tunes ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousStudio One Ska ... LP
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 29.99
Another chapter in the Studio One story, as told by the top notch selectors at Soul Jazz, and as with the earlier editions in their Studio One series, this one's another mighty batch of Jamaican rhythm and blues. Like so many other Coxsone Dodd productions, you can hear the foundations of many ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousStudio One Supreme – Maximum 70s & 80s Early Dancehall Sounds ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99 22.99
An album that definitely earns its title – as it marks the renewed strength of the Studio One label in the late 70s – an era when much of the reggae mainstream had moved to the major labels, but the tiny Jamaican indie was well-poised to stand supreme in the new wave of dancehall sides ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousSuono Libero ... CD
Irma (Italy), Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
The folks at Black Power records put this one together for Irma's La Douce label, and it's a great batch of tasty Italian jazz funk cuts that were never released to the public. As with the Trunk or Scoctopus comps, most of this stuff was recorded for commercial use, and only came out on limited ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSuper Breaks – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... LP
BGP/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 22.99
Way more than just a typical collection of rare funk and soul – as the selections here not only meet the stunningly high standards of the BGP label – but they've also been sampled in more recent years for hip hop records and other contemporary recordings! Essentially, you've got the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSuper Breaks – Return To The Old School – Classic Breaks & Beats From The Birth Of Hip Hop ... LP
BGP (UK), New Copy 2 LPs ... Just Sold Out!
A damn classic entry in the Super Breaks series from BGP – one that's filled with crucial sample cuts from the old school – some really wonderful funky nuggets, brought together here as a great reminder of the tracks that first got us digging back in the day! There's less of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSuper Breaks 2 – Essential Jazz, Soul and Funk Breakbeats ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 22.99
Classic breaks – all the way through – the kind of sharp funky nuggets that have had a rich new life, thanks to their use in hip hop and club tracks in recent years! This may not be the most underground stuff in the world to those out there who've been digging through crates for funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSuper Breaks 3 – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... CD
BGP/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
More funky breaks than Evel Knevel after the Snake River Canyon jump! The groove hounds at BGP records were set loose on the Ace catalog – which includes holdings from Atlantic, Stax, Volt, Westbound, and other funky classic labels – and they managed to come up with a killer batch of ... read more CD

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VariousSuper Breaks Presents Stax Breaks ... CD
Stax (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Funky breaks from the Stax Records – the legendary Memphis label that's had as much of an influence on the sound of hip hop as any northern company! The set brings together 19 tracks that are immediately recognizable for their use in modern hip hop – all heavy funk numbers with a solid ... read more CD

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VariousSuper Funk Vol 2 – Rare Funk From Deep In The Crates ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
Rare funk from deep in the crates – and deep in the vaults, too – given that some of the tracks are issued here for the first time ever! The collection's a stunner from the folks at Ace Records – a label who've already been digging through the catalogs of rare soul labels for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSuper Funk Vol 3 – Still Rarer & Funkier Funk ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
A killer batch of rare funky tunes – pulled from a host of tiny labels, and put together with a quality level that would blow away a crate full of of funky 45s! This third volume in the Super Funk series seems to dig even deeper than the first two – and it also includes few incredible ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSuper Funk Vol 5 – Super Funk Is Back – Rare & Classic Funk 1968 to 1977 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
One of the deepest-digging entries in the Super Funk series so far – a blistering batch of underground singles that serve up some of the roughest funk of their generation! We'll be honest in saying that we'd only heard a few of the tracks here before – and our hats are off to BGP for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousSurinam Funk Force – More Boogie & Disco Funk From The Surinamese Dance Floors ... LP
Rush Hour (Netherlands), Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $19.99
A huge range of funky soul cuts from a very surprising source – the nation of Surinam, which didn't earn its independence until the mid 70s – which then seemed to pave the way for a big wave of wonderful music like this! The cuts often have a groove that's more northern hemisphere club ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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

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VariousTani – Disco Rumba & Flamenco Boogie 1976 to 1979 ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), Late 70s. New Copy ... $25.99
Funky disco from 70s Spain – a wonderful collection of upbeat, hard-grooving titles that owe plenty to the sound of New York and Philly – but which also have their own sort of groove too! There's elements here that take off from the early 70s Spanish rumba mode of blending flamenco ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTechnicolor Paradise – Rhum Rhapsodies & Other Delights (3CD set) ... CD
Numero, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $26.99 34.98
An insane new chapter in the mighty legacy of the Numero Group – not the rare soul, obscure psych, or underground folk the label has covered with other releases – but instead a huge batch of under-discovered gems from the exotica scene of the postwar years – essentially the ... read more CD

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VariousThai Funk ZudRangMa Vol 2 (special edition) ... LP
Light In The Attic, 1970s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $49.99
Strange grooves and pulpy funk from Thailand – Volume 2 in the series – served up in a beautiful package that includes a hand-stitched bag and a download card for bonus tracks! The music here is ostensibly from the Thai scene and likely mostly from the 70s – with funky numbers ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited vinyl edition in the and stitched cloth outer sleeve, still in the plastic sleeve with hype sticker.)

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VariousThis Is Trojan Boss Reggae – The Original Tighten Up Explosion ... CD
Trojan, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
Boss reggae from the early years of Trojan Records – and a fair bit of rocksteady and other grooves as well! The tracks here are all nice and raw, and showcase that hard-hitting sound that always made Trojan one of the hippest labels on the scene – an imprint directed by the London ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 16.14
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... read more CD
Also available Tokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... LP 23.99

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VariousTokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, 1980s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 27.98
A great look at the bright world of female soul in Japan during the 80s – a time when the nation was hitting some of its greatest heights of the postwar years – and was coming up with a magical musical groove to follow! While disco reigned in American clubs in the late 70s, the style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tokyo Nights – Female J-Pop Boogie Funk 1981 to 1988 ... CD 14.99

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VariousToo Slow To Disco Brasil – Compiled By Ed Motta ... CD
How Do You Are (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy ... $15.99
This very hip series just got a whole lot hipper – thanks to the selection talents of Brazilian soul legend Ed Motta – who serves up a huge host of rare tracks from Brazil! Ed's always had a deep love of the AOR sound of the 70s – and he's not only a great soul singer on his own ... read more CD

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VariousTrilogy – New Africa 2/Hard Cell/Beat Freaks ... LP
Celluloid, 1985. Very Good+ 3LP Trifold ... $9.99
Essential grooves from Celluloid – a massive collection of African grooves, hip hop, electro, and more! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTrip To Brazil Vol 2 – Bossa & Beyond ... CD
EmArcy (Germany), 1999. Used 2 CDs ... $13.99
Incredible – and one of our best-ever compilations of Brazilian music! This volume takes off where volume 1 ended – and it shows the rich evolution of Brazilian music during and after the bossa era, using a tasty batch of rare tracks to illustrate the wide range of styles that emerged ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousTropical Britxotica! – Polynesian Pop & Placid Jazz From The Wild British Isles ... LP
Trunk (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $22.99
The Britxotica sound is back in wonderful form – that fantastic postwar meeting of musical modes that happened every bit as much on the London scene as it did in the US! In fact, given the Caribbean and colonial ties of British culture, we might almost make the argument that some of these ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousTumbele – Biguine, Afro & Latin Sounds From The French Caribbean 1963 to 1974 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1960s/Mid 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Rare recordings from the islands of Guadeloupe and Martinique in the French Caribbean – rare Afro Latin grooves from the mid 60s to the mid 70s – a fantastic compilation from the global groove compilation heroes at Soundway! The material generally has the thumping drum & ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousTwelve Inch 70s – Boogie Wonderland (3CD set) ... CD
Crimson (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $14.99
The 12" single is a format that only makes a good thing better – as it often allows for a bit more space to let a track open up, especially when in the hands of the right producer! The 31 tracks on this set are a perfect illustration of that fact – as they represent a huge wave of ... read more CD

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VariousTwelve Inch 70s – More More More (3CD set) ... CD
Crimson (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $14.99
The 12" single was born in the 70s, and it instantly came of age in the disco generation – thanks to help from the sorts of wonderful grooves features in this set! The package is way more than just a batch of hit disco singles – as the range of material is nicely wide, and mixes ... read more CD

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VariousTwelve Inch Eighties – Can You Feel It (3CD set) ... CD
Crimson (UK), 1980s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $9.99 12.99
A host of soul tracks, and a few pop tracks too – all taken to the next level, in the best 80s 12" remix mode! This set's a great entry in this well-priced, overstuffed series – full of lost mixes from those great days with an LP-sized single offered up plenty of room for extended ... read more CD

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VariousTwelve Inch Eighties – When The Going Gets Tough (3CD set) ... CD
Crimson (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 3CD ... $9.99
The 80s are alive and well – thanks to this massive 3CD package of 12" single mixes from that mighty decade! The set is maybe a bit more focused on pop than some of the previous volumes – some of those giant hits from the time, especially from a UK chart perspective – but ... read more CD

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VariousUltimate Breaks & Beats Vol 1 & 2 ... CD
Street Beat, 1980s. Used ... $14.99
Finally! The first two compilations in the legendary series that broke open the crates, and let the rest of the world have easy access to classic breaks and beats put together on one CD! Each of the first two volumes in this set had 6 tracks, and almost all of them had the now well known edits ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUndisputed Soul – Mixed By DJ Spinna ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
DJ Spinna takes on the sound of Motown, with wonderful results – and a groove that's quite different than any other project we've heard from him! If you only know Spinna as a talent in a contemporary mode, you'll really be surprised at his love and understanding of classic Motown – as ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUniversal Sounds Of America ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1996. Used ... $9.99
This is Soul Jazz's masterpiece suite of US independent soul jazz stuff from the seventies. This thing's a monster, and is almost a seventy minute non-stop ride through the heady side of American jazz by great artists like Sun Ra ("Space Is The Place"), Art Ensemble of Chicago ("Them ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUntinted – Sources For Madlib's Shades Of Blue (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $33.99
One of the hippest Blue Note collections ever – 12 tracks used as the blueprint for Madlib's Shades Of Blue project – a mixture of funky jazz and killer 60s hardbop numbers! Some of the tracks are core Blue Note numbers, but others are much more left-of-center – and together, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousUp For The Down Stroke – Uncut Funk Vol 1 ... CD
Polydor (Germany), Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
Some great JB gems here – including "Keep On Bumpin Before You Give Out Of Gas" by The Last Word, "Givin Up Food For Funk" by The JBs, and "Funky Drummer" by James Brown – plus more by Fatback, Parliament, Ohio Players, Parlet, and Kook & The Gang! (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print. CD has some pen on the label.)

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VariousUptown Soul – Downtown Funk Vol 2 ... CD
Essential, 1980s. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
An unusual collection of work that mostly seems to feature obscure soul tracks from the 80s – titles from the farther reaches of the underground, including some lesser-known numbers by acts who broke big in other years of their career! The material is from a variety of sources – some ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousVerve Unmixed ... CD
Verve, 1950s/1960s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great set of older tracks – at a really nice price! The package features 12 older jazz and vocal tunes that formed the basis for the slick new set Verve Remixed – the original versions of tracks on that set, offered here without any remixing, so that you can put the classics back to ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousVirtue Recording Studios ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
Raw funky Philly soul – all recorded at the tiny Virtue Recording Studios – a small place to work, but a great one too! Virtue has maybe more of a deep soul approach than you're used to hearing from Philly – no soaring strings, polished production, or crossover dance modes – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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