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Various101 Stax – 101 Of The Greatest Tracks From The Legendary Record Label (5CD set) ... CD
Stax/Universal (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 5 CDs ... $11.99
5CDs, and a set that's overflowing with classic tracks from the legendary Stax Records – with an especially heavy emphasis on the label's genius moments from 1968 to the mid 70s! There's way too much here to list, but some of the more unusual tracks include "What A Man" by Linda ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various135 Grand Street, New York, 1979 – A No Wave Film ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s. Used ... $8.99
The soundtrack to the rare 135 Grand Street New York, 1979 – a film documenting the post punk No Wave NYC scene which would last pretty well into the early 80s, but caught here in its ascendance – performances by Theoretical Girls, UT, A Band, Rhys Chatham, The Static, Steve Piccolo, ... read more CD

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Various50 Years MPS ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99 7.99
A nicely-priced introduction to the very cool MPS record label – easily one of the hippest jazz imprints going in the 60s and 70s – and one of the few that was able to reach around the planet, and unite styles from all over the globe! This set brings together key cuts that made MPS so ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various500 Atlantic R&B & Soul Singles Vol 5 – 1967 to 1968 ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1967/1968. New Copy 2CD ... $49.99
Think you know the sound of Atlantic Records in the 60s? Think again – because this stunning series opens the vault to a huge amount of rare treasures from the legendary label! The package is amazing – and offers up rare tracks that were mostly only issued by Atlantic on singles ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various80s Groove Sessions 2 ... CD
Sessions (UK), 1980s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Includes tracks by Grae Jones, Heatwave, Oliver Cheatham, Fat Larry's Band, David Joseph, Joyce Sims, Class Action, D Train, Shalamar, Cameo, Cheryl Lynn, Crown Heights Affair and more – 28 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousAce Records Sampler Vol 2 – Doo Wop & Rock N Roll ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $3.99
Not your usual set of oldies – because in the hands of Ace Records, "rock n roll" and "doo wop" become completely new terms! The package goes way beyond simple hits and famous numbers – and offers up a great batch of unusual tunes from the less-known end of the ... read more CD

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VariousAcid – Breaks And Beats ... CD
Priority/Neurodisc, 1998. Used ... $7.99
Includes track by DJ Liquidity, Super Skunk, Gum, VIMH, The Face, Sexotica, Wax Police, Chernobyl, Nordern Lights, Dreambreak, and Data-Channel. CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 10 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
Music from the Brand New Heavies, Snowboy, Ohm, the Whole Thing, the Apostles, Mother Earth, Soul Station, the Ulf Sandberg Quartet, Gregory Isaacs & Cloud Nine. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAfrican Scream Contest 2 – Benin 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
A long-overdue second chapter of the African Scream Contest compilation – the first of which introduced a huge new audience to the funky sounds of Benin in the 70s! This set is every bit as fantastic as the first – filled with tunes that have these darkly brooding, heavy funk ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousAin't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Jazzy 45s galore – and a huge dip into the vaults of Prestige Records! This tasty set brings together 18 classics recorded in the heyday of the jazz funk years at Prestige – the late 60s and early 70s, a time when the soul jazz sounds of previous years were being forged into a leaner, ... read more CD
Also available Ain't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... LP 18.99

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VariousAntilles Mechant Bateau – Deep Biguines & Gwo Ka From 60s French West Indies ... CD
Born Bad (France), 1960s. New Copy ... $13.99
A fantastic collection of work from the French West Indies scene of the 60s – a package that features the unique blend of regional rhythms and jazz-based instrumentation that was bubbling strongly at the time! The styles here fall into a pair of different modes – biguine and gwo-ka ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 4 – 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
Smooth, soulful tracks from many corners of the planet – all pulled together in a fantastic fourth edition of this wonderful series! Most folks associated AOR grooves with the slickest studios in New York and LA during the 70s – but in farther-flung locations, the style was also being ... read more CD
Also available AOR Global Sounds Vol 4 – 1977 to 1986 ... LP 26.99

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VariousBaby I've Got It – More Motown Girls – More Rare Treats From Motown's Female Roster, Including 16 Previously Unissued Gems ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
A stunning selection of female soul from Motown – all of it rare, and much of it previously unreleased! The set is a great reminder not only of how much we still have to learn about the biggest soul label in the motor city – but also of the exceptional quality that Motown brought to ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBackstreet Brit Funk Vol 1 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk, & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A really great look at an under-discovered scene, at least on our side of the Atlantic – the wealth of club and funk tracks from the UK scene at the end of the 70s and start of the 80s – served up here by the great Joey Negro, who's given us more than a few great grooves of his own over ... read more CD
Also available Backstreet Brit Funk Vol 1 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk, & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... LP 31.99

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VariousBackstreet Brit Funk Vol 2 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Fantastic grooves from the UK scene – most of them created during the better-known punk and post-punk years of the country – which might be why so many of them have remained so obscure over the decades! Yet taken together, these cuts represent a fantastic legacy in soul – upbeat ... read more CD

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VariousBeats & Pieces Vol 3 – Music For The More Discerning Dancefloor ... CD
BBE (UK), 2004. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
A very well-titled set – and the best so far in this cutting-edge series! The "beats and pieces" this time around are mostly underground club tracks from the past few years – the cream of the crop of the best bits that hit our New Grooves section, often served up in harder-to- ... read more CD

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VariousBest Of Rare Mod – 60 Prime Cuts Of 60s Underground Rhythm N Blues, Psych & Soul (3CD set) ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $22.99
Genius work from the British scene of the 60s – a big box of rare tracks from that first mod movement in the UK – a time when the young sound of London burst forth in ways of soul, psych, garage, and R&B! This 60-track package brings together some of the most stunning tracks from ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBethlehem For Cafe Apres Midi ... CD
Bethlehem/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $13.99
A cool collection of classic work from the Bethlehem Records label – and one that's got a very different vibe than usual! The set's part of the excellent Cafe Apres Midi series from Japan – and like other volumes in the series, there's a special focus on groovier, more upbeat numbers ... read more CD

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VariousBig Apple Rappin' – The Early Days Of Hip Hop Culture In New York City 1979 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CDs ... $14.99
Another absolutely essential collection from Soul Jazz, this time out heading straight for the outer boroughs of the Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens to document the fresh, fly, wild and bold rap tracks that rocked block parties and roller rinks from '79 on! 16 amazing tracks from the dawn of ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original book and slipcase.)

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✨✧ VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Chicago Edition ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 60s. Used ... $11.99
A massive tribute to the genius of soul in the Windy City – a wonderful compilation that really gets at the special sound Chicago brought into play during the early years of soul! The set is filled with key cuts from the Chi-town scene of the time – some of them lesser-known that the ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBitter Grooves – Mellowness Pre-AOR Styled Soul ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
Don't worry too much about the "bitter grooves" or "AOR" in the title – and just focus on the "soul" – as the set's overflowing with great rare groove tracks from the 70s, very much in the best sort of style that we've loved from P-Vine label reissues over ... read more CD

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VariousBlack Gold – Samples, Breaks, & Rare Groove From The Chess Records Archives ... CD
Chess/Universal (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $11.99
Incredible sounds from the Chess Records catalog – not the blues that you might know the label for, but a huge range of funk, soul, and jazz tracks from the headiest years of the 60s and 70s – a time when the Chicago scene was really turning out some incredible musical hybrids! As you'd ... read more CD

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VariousBlock Party Breaks – Classic Original Breaks & Rare Funk 45s (compiled by DJ Pogo) ... CD
Strut (UK), 1999. Used ... $6.99
Funky breakbeat madness! This is the follow-up to DJ Pogo's set The Breaks, issued on Harmless a year before this one. The second set's even better – and it's got so many breaks and beats, it's better than swiping one of Kenny Dope's crates! (not something we'd recommend anyway!) There's a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlock Rockin Breaks ... CD
Obsessive (UK), 1970s. Used ... $3.99
More rock breaks for beat diggers! While there has been a bit more focus on rock breaks lately in the quest for funky loops, samples and grooves, there's still a host of unearthed bits. Though many of the tracks on this compilation have been lifted and looped already, as the affinity between rap ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlue Break Beats 2 ... CD
Blue Note, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
A really wonderful collection of grooves that first came to light in the 90s – one that had the Blue Note label digging back in their catalog and completely re-thinking their approach to reissues – given the new popularity of jazz in the hip hop sample world! As you'd guess from the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Columbia House pressing.)

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VariousBlue Break Beats 4 ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $9.99
Just when you thought they'd put all they could into this series – this latest 4th volume comes along and knocks all the other ones out on their booties! This set's got a huge amount of great sample cuts, including loads of non-Blue Note material, like "Three is The Magic Number" ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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VariousBoombox 2 – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap – 1979 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
The real sound of the old school, and the best beats from the streets – the kind of early underground hip hop tracks that still sound wonderful after all these years! These are tracks from the earliest years of the style – when funk was as much a part of the music as lyrics – and ... read more CD

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VariousBoombox 3 – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap – 1979 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 22.99
A mighty tribute to the days before iPods and headphones – when the only option for portable music was the boombox – a sonic powerhouse that ruled the streets and the subways, and seemed to create an instant party whenever it arrived! The tracks here are underground gems from back in ... read more CD
Also available Boombox 3 – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap – 1979 to 1983 (3LP set) ... LP 29.99

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VariousBoston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 19.99
A huge discovery in music – most of which we've never heard before, and which shows that the Boston scene was getting pretty busy during the classic club years – even if the city's grooves never reached the same fame as cuts from New York, Philly, and other points south! The package is ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBrazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Fantastic grooves from the 70s – tracks that are part of a great second wave of Brazilian music to hit our shores, then take off in a whole new direction! The US was no stranger to Brazilian sounds in the 60s – given the popularity of bossa nova and a few other styles – but as ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Brazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP 26.99

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VariousBrunswick Singles Collection – Brothers Of Soul ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
Majestic male soul from Brunswick Records – the label who recorded some of the best material ever from singers like Gene Chandler and Jackie Wilson, and who also gave lots of other singers a great shot too! This set moves way past obvious Brunswick hits, and includes loads of lesser-known ... read more CD

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VariousCapitol Rare Vol 1 – Funky Notes From The West Coast ... CD
Blue Note (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The first volume in this totally excellent series which digs out rare soul and fusion cuts from the Capitol/EMI catalog from the 70s. There's loads of swirling jazzy tracks, like "Music is My Sanctuary" by Gary Bartz and "Peace of Mind" by Rance Allen (both of which have ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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VariousCapitol Rare Vol 2 – Funky Notes From The West Coast ... CD
Blue Note, 1995. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Volume two of this excellent series which mixes fusion and modern soul from the Capitol/EMI 70's catalog. 15 excellent tracks, most of which we sell for a bundle in the original (when we can find them!). Includes "It's a Pleasure" by Sheree Brown, "Before You Break My Heart" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousChebran Vol 2 – French Boogie 1982 to 1989 ... CD
Born Bad (France), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
Great grooves from the French scene of the 80s – a time when Parisian musicians were picking up a lot of the electro soul elements from the New York scene, but also mixing them with other currents of European and African dancefloor modes! This set's a bit later than the first volume in the ... read more CD

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VariousChrome Children Vol 2 ... CD
Stones Throw, 2007. Used ... $4.99
A second serving of shiny Chrome Children – featuring exclusive material from Stones Throw players Madlib, Percee P, J Rocc, Aloe Blacc, MED, Oh No and more – featuring production by 'Lib, Koushik, Dabrye, Fourtet and others! We're not sure how Adult Swim factors into the machine ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousClassic Acid – Definitive Acid House Mastercuts Vol 1 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), 1994. Used ... $8.99
Drop the E's and put on the Smiley buttons! 11 tracks of classic acid house, including "The Groove That Won't Stop" by Kevin Saunderson, "Acid Over" by Tyree, "Acid Track" by Phuture, "Machines" by Laurent X, "Dream Girl" by Pierre's Pfantasy Club, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousClassic Electro Mastercuts Vol 1 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
Great collection of early hip hop and electro cuts, with a dozen body rockin' tracks – many with full 12" single versions. Cuts include "In The Bottle" by C.O.D., "Adventures Of Grandmaster Flash On The Wheels Of Steel" by Grandmaster Flash, "The Wildstyle" ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousClassic House Mastercuts 1 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), 1994. Used ... $9.99
The folks at Mastercuts turn their excellent series of compilation towards the mid 80's, for a great batch of house tracks, most of which you'll remember from back in the day, but which you'll have a darn tough time finding on wax these days. Nearly all cuts are the 12" mixes, and many are the ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes slipcase.)

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VariousClub Epic Vol 3 – A Collection Of Classic Dance Mixes ... CD
Epic, Early 80s. Used ... $5.99
Music from Heatwave, Billy Ocean, Sly & the Family Stone, Denise Williams, Dan Hartman, People's Choice, the O Jays, Earth, Wind & Fire, Q, Joe Tex, Will To Power, Gloria Gaynor & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousCool Heat – The Best Of CTI Records ... CD
CTI/Robinsongs (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $12.99
A great introduction to the legendary CTI Records label from the 70s – a groundbreaking imprint for both jazz and soul, and a company who helped a whole generation of musicians find a new way forward! The set's got a really great balance – with both some of the funky jazz and soulful ... read more CD

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VariousCool Monty –19 Disco Classics From The 70s And 80s ... CD
Castle (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $8.99
Includes 19 tracks by Crown Heights Affair, Grandmaster Flash, Chairmen Of The Board, Positive Force, Coffee, Curtis Mayfield, Shalamar, Dynasty, Rimshots, Lonnie Liston Smith and more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousCosmic Forest – The Spiritual Sounds Of MPS ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 25.99
A fantastic trip through the farther reaches of the MPS/Saba Records label – headed up here by the great Nicola Conte – who's taken plenty of inspiration from these tunes in his own music as well! As you'd guess by the title, there's a spiritual jazz approach going on here – but ... read more CD

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VariousDC Go Go – Sonic Funk From The Chocolate City ... CD
Essential, Early 80s. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
There's nothing like the sound of Go Go music at its best – a long-spinning, hard-jamming approach to funk – one that borrows a few currents from hip hop, especially in the vocals – but which also stands as an exceptionally local extension of the funk ensemble sound of the 70s! ... read more CD

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VariousDeep Grooves - Prelude ... CD
Sequel (UK), Late 70s/1997. Used ... $6.99
12 track compilation of the funky clubby stuff that the Prelude label was crankin' out at the end of the 70's. Includes "Can You Handle It" by Sharon Redd, "In the Bush" by Musique, "You're The One For Me" by D-Train, "Check Out The Groove" by Bobby Thurston ... read more CD
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VariousDestination Crampsville – The Finest In Demented Rock & Roll, Rabid Rockabilly, & JD Pop ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
We're always happy to take a trip to Crampsville – as the journey means that we not only get to live within the world of Lux Interior and Poison Ivy, we also get to discover a huge amount of obscure singles from the glory days of the indie 45! The Cramps built their music on building blocks ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDetroit Dynamite – 21 Northern Soul Wonders From The Wheel City ... CD
Maple St/Anglo-American (UK), 1960s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The depth of Detroit soul never ceases to amaze – and this sweet set of 60s groovers is just another reason why there's a heck of a lot more Detroit than you'd ever guess from Motown! The folks at Maple Street have come up with a beautiful selection of tunes – not just upbeat Northern ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(CDr pressing.)

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VariousDisco Giants Volume 13 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99
More soul than disco overall – but with more than enough groove to get heavy play on an 80s-styled dancefloor! Once again this great series brings back a host of heavy cuts from back in the days – post-disco numbers from those key early 80s years when soul started to cross over big ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Soul Gold – The Nigel Lowis Mixes – 16 Modern Disco Soul Gems ... CD
Disco Soul Gold (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
The glory of disco is alive and well – thanks to a host of contemporary club talents who really help the music find a new groove in the 21st Century! The title and cover might make you expect a collection of tracks from years back – but the work here is all recent, and brings together ... read more CD

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VariousDJ Amir Presents Buena Music Y Cultura – Good Music & Culture – Rare Latin Sounds From Across The Americas ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
One of the most fantastic collections we've ever heard from DJ Amir – a set that may well blow away his classic On/Off Track sets for the depth of its spirit and feeling! Amir's been well-known as a crate digger for many years – and while digging for funk, soul, and hip hop on the New ... read more CD
Also available DJ Amir Presents Buena Music Y Cultura – Good Music & Culture – Rare Latin Sounds From Across The Americas ... LP 24.99

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VariousDJ Format's Psych Out – A Collection Of International Funky Fuzz-Laden Gems ... CD
BBE (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Cool cuts from around the globe – all brought together in one wonderfully funky set! The music here all draws heavily from American funk and psych styles – and often uses some slightly different instrumentation, or more regional inflection – to make the usual psych funk styles ... read more CD

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VariousEnglish Weather ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
One of the coolest compilations we've ever heard from Ace Records – a really special set that follows in the tradition of their other St Etienne cafe/pub collections – and like those gems, a very different package than usual! This time around, the duo of Bob Stanley and Pete Wiggs (who ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFashion Records – Style & Fashion – A-Class Top Notch Hi Fi Sounds In Fine Style ... CD
Fashion/Soul Jazz (UK), 1980s/1990s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
An overdue look at London's Fashion Records label – an important reggae imprint that was to the British scene of the late 20th Century what Trojan was in the 70s! But Fashion also had a quality that did them one better – they recorded and issued work that originated in the UK – ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Fashion Records – Style & Fashion – A-Class Top Notch Hi Fi Sounds In Fine Style (3LP set) ... LP 29.99

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VariousFeelin Right Saturday Night – The Ric & Ron Anthology ... CD
Craft, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A great look at the legendary Ric & Ron Records label – a key force in the development of New Orleans soul – home to some of the best early productions from the Crescent City! The roster of talent here is really amazing – a host of artists who'd go onto develop the New ... read more CD
Also available Feelin Right Saturday Night – The Ric & Ron Anthology (2018 Black Friday Release) ... LP 29.99

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VariousFlashback – January 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring Tony Joe White, Dusty Springfield, Carmen McRae, Cheap Trick, Paw, Jimmy McCliff, the Grass Roots, the Clique, Solomon Burke, Art Neville, Elvis Costello, Bobby Womack & more. CD
(Promotional CDr release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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VariousFlashback – March 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring Joe Simon, John Anderson, Jimmy Holiday, Edwin Starr, Clarence Reid, Steve Alaimo, Lou Reed, High Inergy, Kenny Lupper, the Commodores, Linol Richie & Enrique Inglesias & more. CD
(Promotional CDr release from EMI Music Publishing.)

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VariousFor Discos Only – Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records – 1976 to 1981 (3CD set) ... CD
Fantasy/Craft, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... $31.99 35.99
Rare singles from the glory days of the American club music scene – most of which were only issued as promo release – hence the "for discos only" in the title! The package looks at the wealth of material issued by the Fantasy and Vanguard family of labels in the late 70s ... read more CD

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VariousFrom The Archive Vol 2 – Compiled By Volcov ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A fantastic trip through the archive with Volcov – even if most of the cuts here are a bit more recent than those that usually get archival status! And yet in a way, many of these cuts almost went to the archives directly – especially in this digital age for modern soul and club, where ... read more CD

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VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female ... read more CD

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VariousFunky Soul Brother – Everything We Do Gonna Be Funky ... CD
Groove Merchant/Octave (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
A really great trip through the Groove Merchant catalog of funky jazz from the 70s – one that's served up by a Japanese DJ duo who clearly have a love for the dopest, trippiest, funkiest electric moments of the label! Every cut here is a gem, and the DJs do an especially great job of picking ... read more CD

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VariousGet Your Lie Straight – A Galaxy Of Funky Soul ... CD
Galaxy/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
An absolute funky monster! This set lays out an incredible batch of funk era singles from the vaults of Galaxy Records – and it shakes and burns all the way through, with lost funk bombs Bobby Rush, Rodger Collins, Bill Coday, Bobby Eaton, the Debonairs and others! It's comprised of mostly ... read more CD

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VariousGhana Soundz 2 – Afro-beat, Funk & Fusion In 70's Ghana ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $18.99
Mindblowing funk from 70s Africa – a collection that's overflowing with great rare bits! If you ever thought that the sound of Afro Funk was just Fela, Tony Allen, and Manu Dibango – think again, because this set will really expand your horizons! The package was expertly selected, ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGolden Era Of Rock N Roll – 1954 to 1963 (3CD set) ... CD
Hip-O, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 3CD ... $29.99
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(Out of print.)

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VariousGotta Have House – Best Of House Music Vol 2 ... CD
Profile, Late 80s. Used ... $5.99
Includes "The Party" by Kraze, "Day In The Life" by Black Riot, "Love Is The Message" by Maxtrack Orchestra, "If You Should Need A Friend (friendship mix)" by Blaze, "Can You Party" by Royal House, "Work It To The Bone" by LNR, and "Sh ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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

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VariousGroove On! Vol 3 ... CD
DCC, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $3.99
Music from Brick, the Isley Brothers, Marvin Gaye, Rebbie Jackson, Maze, George Duke, Ashford & Simpson, Chaka Khan, the Three Degrees & Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD

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

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

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VariousHotter Than House ... CD
Steppin Muzak, 1980s. Used ... $12.99
Not much of a cover, but the set's a surprisingly great overview of underground dance tracks from the mid to late 80s – partly the house in the title, and partly tracks that follow other genres that inspired the Chicago scene at the time! Rhythms are often electric, as is the other ... read more CD

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VariousI Got Funk – Time To Get Down ... CD
Playoff (France), Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
Classic funk all the way through – a killer collection of some of the best-remembered tracks from the 70s – all of which still have a hell of a lot of power all these many years later! This isn't a batch of obscure funky 45s, but nor is it the top 40 hits of the soul charts either ... read more CD

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VariousIf Music Presents You Need This – World Jazz Grooves – Compiled By Jean Claude & Victor Kiswell ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/1970s. 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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✨✧ VariousIf You're Not Part Of The Solution – Soul, Politics, & Spirituality In Jazz 1967 to 1975 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Righteous jazz, but with a bit of a funky twist too – a great selection of classics from the years when 60s soul jazz was reaching out with a new sense of pride and power, and finding a way embrace all of the musical changes that were coming its way! The music here is often by artists who ... read more CD

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VariousIn The Red Vols 1 & 2 – A Selection Of Rare & Hidden Britfunk Gems ... CD
Chuwanaga (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
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 CD

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VariousIn Yo' Face – The History Of Funk Vol 3 ... CD
Rhino, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features music from Kool & The Gang, Sly & The Family Stone, James Brown, George McCrae, Average White Band, The O'Jays, Isley Brothers, Graham Central Station, Parliament, Rufus, Natalie Cole, Wild Cherry, Funkadelic, Brothers Johnson, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousIn Yo' Face – The Roots Of Funk Vol 1/2 ... CD
Rhino, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Features music by Lowell Fulsom, Don Covay, Dyke & The Blazers, Soul Brothers Six, Wilso Pickett, Achie Bell & The Drells, The Meters, Lee Dorsey and more – 18 tracks total. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousInfluences Vol 2 – A Selection Of Drum N Bass, House, Brazilian, & Disco – Compiled By DJ Marky ... CD
BBE (UK), 2017. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Rare club cuts from a few different generations – all brought together here in a really wonderful collection! The set's supposed to tip us off to the influences on the music of DJ Marky – but even if you don't care about him at all, you'll find plenty here to love – as the ... read more CD

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

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VariousJames Brown's Funky Divas ... CD
Polygram, 1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $17.99
Totally cool compilation that brings together a huge amount of hard to find sides that feature some of the great female soul singers that have worked with James Brown over the years. The set's divided into 2 discs – one for the 60's, and one for the 70's – and includes a huge amount of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
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 2 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
One of the best-ever compilations of James Brown productions – and the second slammin' hard compilation of great tracks from the People label. This one's got some more obscure stuff (including 2 previously unreleased tracks), and material by Bobby Byrd, Vicki Anderson, Maceo, Marva Whitney, ... read more CD
(Booklet has some wear.)

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VariousJazz Actuel – A Collection Of Avant Garde/Free Jazz/Psychedelia From The BYG/Actuel Catalog Of 1969-1971 (3CD version) ... CD
BYG/Charly (UK), 1969/1970/1971. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
A fantastic package that explores the full range of genius on the legendary avant label BYG/Actuel – one of the most important European imprints at the end of the 60s! Actuel was home to some of the best avant garde jazz coming out of Paris in the late 60s and early 70s – an especially ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousJazz Dance Classics Vol 3 ... CD
Luv N' Haight, Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Volume 3, with more funky jazz dance classics to go! With "Ran Kan Kan" by Cal Tjader, "Turn It On" by Sonny Stitt, "Zoo Boogaloo" by Rusty Bryant, "Moanin" by Jon Hendricks and Art Blakey, "Dust Yourself Off" by Pleasure, and "Love The Life ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousJourney Into Paradise – The Larry Levan Story ... CD
Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Classic club and soulful disco, all brought together in service of the lasting memory of Larry Levan – legendary DJ at the Paradise Garage, and a key force in shaping the sound of the dancefloor for years to come! The set features some material presented in special Larry Levan mixes, plus ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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

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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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VariousKill Bill Vol 1 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Maverick, 2003. Used ... $2.99
The soundtracks to Tarantino films have yet to go wrong – especially when it comes the mad mad mix of wild, pulpy pop obscurities and 60s/70s soundtrack bites! Kill Bill features tunes by as wide of a variety of performers as Nancy Sinatra, Luis Bacalov, Isaac Hayes, Bernard Herrmann, "M ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousKill Bill Vol 2 – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Maverick, 2004. Used ... $3.99
The soundtrack for Volume 2 of Tarantino's splatter revenge epic shapes up just as well as the first – with several cuts by Ennio Morricone (the film's pace is largely modeled after Italian spaghetti westerns, and the soundtrack naturally follows suit) plus Luis Bacalov, Johnny Cash, Malcolm ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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VariousKreaturen Der Nacht – Deutsche Post Punk Subkultur 1980 to 1985 ... CD
Strut (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A totally great collection of work from the German scene of the early 80s – a time that's often referred to as the German New Wave – although the music was usually a fair bit darker than any new wave sounds in the Anglo world! Instead, maybe think of this work as a cool compression of ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLarry Levan's Paradise Garage ... CD
Salsoul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $13.99
A collection of Larry's classic mixes for Salsoul Records – a long-grooving club tracks that have the definite Levan touch! The set's filled with classics, and include "I Got My Mind Made Up" by Instant Funk, "Handsome Man" by Sparkle, "First Time Around" by ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLas Vegas Grind Vol 7 ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Jazzman Records takes over the legendary Las Vegas Grind series – and does a fantastic job of coming up with the kind of really raunchy tracks that always made the collections so great! When this series first came out, it really blew our mind – because although we knew plenty of older ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Las Vegas Grind Vol 7 ... LP 24.99

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VariousLegendary Wild Rockers – A Collection Of Rare, Rockabilly, Surf & Exotica – Compiled By Keb Darge & Little Edith ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Seedy little rockabilly burners, rumblingly raucous rhythm & blues firebombs, bleary-eyed sax stormers and echoey guitar exotica compiled by Keb Darge & Little Edith – raw gutbuckety groovers from the late 50s & early 60s! Legendary Wild Rockers gets extra points from us on a ... read more CD

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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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VariousMalaco Deep Soul Collection – Rare & Unreleased Singles ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
A heavenly set of southern soul – a package that pulls together a wealth of rare and unreleased singles from the Malaco label – that important Jackson, Mississippi imprint that took on the deeper sounds of the 70s – after the Memphis and Muscle Shoals scenes were losing steam! ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Part of the Malaco Definitive Collection, The Truth Of Southern Soul Series!)

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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
Also available Marcel Vogel's Lumberjacks In Hell ... LP 24.99

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VariousMartin Freeman & Eddie Piller Present Soul On The Corner ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
Two dapper British gents on the cover, but the album's filled with classic American soul – really great cuts from back in the day, served up in an array of well-chosen tracks that really go past the obvious! Both Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller (of Acid Jazz fame) put the set together – ... read more CD
Also available Martin Freeman & Eddie Piller Present Soul On The Corner ... LP 26.99

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VariousMastercuts Chilled – Essential Chillout Classics (3CD set) ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), Early 2000s. Used 3 CDs ... $6.99
Music from FC Kahuna, X -Press 2, Frangile State, Sara Montes, Space Raiders, Afterlife, Lo Fidelity Allstars, Kinda, Lucky Jim, Annie, Agua Dulces, Blu Roots, North East & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousMidnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... CD
Studio Mule (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
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
(Drill hole through rear case and tray card.)
Also available Midnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... LP 33.99

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VariousMillennium Funk Party ... CD
Rhino, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $1.99
20 tracks from the Commodores, Ohio Players, Brick, Parliament, Wild Cherry, Average White Band, Kool & The Gang, Tower Of Power and ... read more CD
 
 



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