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Funky Compilations — In Stock — CDs

XGreat compilations from labels like Soul Jazz, Ace, Numero, BBE, Vampi Soul, BGP, Luv N Haight, Harmless, Tramp, Jazzman, and others!

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VariousAllspice ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Nice batch of modern soul tracks from the Bay Area studios of Fantasy records – mostly recorded during the late 70s and early 80s. The label, which also put out a large number of classic jazz funk albums, was noted for its great production style, which mixed jazzy influences with smooth soul ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAtlantic Vocal Groups 1951 to 1963 (4CD set) ... CD
Atlantic, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 4 CDs ... $19.99
A great set of doo wop and early soul from Rhino Handmade! Music from the Clovers, the Drifters, the Chords, the Regals, the Playboys, the Cardinals, the Diamonds, the Drifters, the Pearls & more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD

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✨✧ VariousBeach Beat Classics Vol 3 ... CD
Ripete, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
Music from the Embers, Maurice Williams & the Zodiacs, Jewel & Rubies, the O Jays, the Love Committee, Cliff Curry, Barbara Lewis, the Esquires, the Poor Souls, Chris Bartley, the Fiestas & more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlue Bossa Vol 2 – Cool Cuts From The Tropics ... CD
Blue Note, 1960s. Used ... $7.99
It's taken the folks at Blue Note a few more years to get together this volume 2, but it's a great companion to the classic volume 1 set of bossa nova grooves from the Blue Note catalog's classic years. The set's got 15 tracks in all, including great stuff like "Swinging The Samba" by ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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VariousBrazilian Guitar Fuzz Bananas – Tropicalista Psychedelic Masterpieces 1967 to 1976 ... CD
Tropicalia In Furs/World Psychedelic Classics, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
A fuzzed out treasure trove of rare Brazilian psychedelia – wild stuff that's in many ways akin to the freewheeling sounds of the Tropicalia movement, but not necessarily taking on the cultural and political weight of that movement – and more about the boundless spirit of psychedelia ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousChicago Deep ... CD
Ronn/P-Vine (Japan), Mid 70s/1985. Used ... $18.99
Chicago's plenty deep – something we've known for years, being Windy City lifers ourselves – but this set really gets at the special sound of the city's blues scene – especially some of the overlooked hybrids that were coming out of the underground in the 70s and 80s! At that ... (Blues, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousClassic Funk 2 – Definitive Classic Funk Mastercuts Vol 2 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), 1970s. Used ... $8.99
A dozen tasty funk tracks – all classics, and all from the best years of the genre! Most of the tracks on the set are extended groovers that broke big in the day, and which keep on breaking again and again – thanks to a strong groove that's appealing to endless new generations of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousComplete Motown Singles Vol 3 – 1963 (limited edition 5CD set) ... CD
Motown/Hip-O Select, 1962. Used 5CD ... $69.99
A year's worth of Motown – compiled on 5CDs in an extra-cool package that also includes a 90 page color book, and a free bonus single packaged into the cover! By 1963, Motown was really humming as a label – and the range of work featured in this set is really incredible – not ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Limited to 7500 copies. In great shape – including the bonus 45!)

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VariousDe-Liteful & Soulful – Mellow Mover ... CD
De-Lite/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early/Mid 70s. Used ... $14.99
A really rare side of the legendary De-Lite Records – served up here in a range of obscure 45s before the company exploded into bigger fame with the success of Kool & The Gang! The work here puts De-Lite right on the same level as important indies on the east coast at the turn of the 70s ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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VariousEasy Tempo Presented By Eighteenth Street Lounge ... CD
ESL, 1998. Used ... $6.99
Music from Stefano Torossi, Alberto Balden Bembo, Romano Mussolini, Lesiman, Lee Selmoco Orchestra, Francesco De Masi, Piero Piccioni, Armando Trovajoli, Giancarlo Barigozzi, the Green Futures & more. (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousEssence Of Funk ... CD
Silva Screen, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $0.99
Tracks by Lee Morgan, Ron Carter, Donald Byrd, Bennie Maupin, Eddie Harris, Nat Adderley, and Ben Tucker. (Jazz, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousFactory Records – Communications 1978 to 1992 (4 CD set) ... CD
Factory/Warner, Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. Used 4 CDs ... $49.99
Classic Joy Division, New Order, The Durutti Column and Happy Mondays from the vaults of Factory Records! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousFlying Start – KPM 1000 Series Compilation 1968 to 1978 ... CD
KPM/Vocalion (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $13.99
A very cool collection from the KPM Sound Library – and a set that shows that the label didn't just put out crime and cop-styled funk! Instead, these tracks represent a nicely sophisticated array of sounds – tracks that offer up a bit of jazz, a touch of electronics, and some of the ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFreedom, Rhythm, & Sound – Revolutionary Jazz 1963 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $22.99
Revolutionary jazz from the era of the Civil Rights Movement and beyond – soulful and spiritual jazz as important as any of the era – an impeccably well chosen compilation of Freedom, Rhythm & Sound from Soul Jazz Records! The set is a tie-in with Soul Jazz's essential Freedom, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGettin Funky – The Birth Of New Orleans R&B (4CD set) ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 40s/1950. Used 4 CDs ... $11.99
Includes tracks by Professor Longhair, Archibald, Dave Bartholomew, Smiley Lewis, Roy Brown, Fats Domino and many more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHeavy Flute – Funky Flute Grooves From The 60s And 70s ... CD
Label M/Atlantic, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
Flutey! A great collection of funky flute tracks from the Atlantic label – probably the one record company that did the most for getting the flute into the funky jazz mainstream, thanks to work by its giants like Herbie Mann, Hubert Laws, and Roland Kirk. Titles include "Eboness" ... read more CD
(Out of print. Case has a small cutout notch.)

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VariousJazz Funk Revival ... CD
Muse/Pho, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Way more than just a jazz funk revival – given that all of the tracks here are from the mighty Muse Records, one of the coolest companies going back in the 70s! The set does a great job of mixing straighter funk with some more righteous numbers – showing two key sides of the label's ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a slight cut corner.)

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VariousLagos Chop Up ... CD
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
An incredible batch of African funk and heavily percussive groove – featuring a varied, yet cohesive selection of tunes that run deeper than most compilations! Lagos Chop Up manages to work a little bit of magic in its overall consistency – the tracklist features tunes from the mid 60s ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLiquid Sunshine – Easy Listening From The KPM 1000 Series 1970 to 1978 ... CD
KPM/Vocalion (UK), 1970s. Used ... $13.99
Easy listening, but done the KPM Sound Library way – which means that most of the cuts here have a great undercurrent of funk! Given that KPM often employed the same artists who recorded the style of funky easy featured on the famous Sound Gallery compilations, you can bet that this set's a ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousMake Way For The Originals – A BGP Sampler ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $2.99
Includes tracks from Melvin Sparks, Johnny Lytle, Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers,, Boogaloo Joe Jones, Idris Muhammad, Houston Person, and Sonny Phillips. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousMinimal Wave Tapes Vol 1 ... CD
Minimal Wave/Stones Throw, Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
Sparsely furnished underground new wave from Europe and North America in the early 80s – the first official Minimal Wave compilation from Veronica Vasicka's Minimal Wave label and the arbiters leftfield funky errata at Stones Throw! This is some of the deepest and rarest music from the ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousMotown Unmixed – The Original Versions From Motown Remixed ... CD
Motown/Universal, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $2.99
The core tracks used in the excellent Motown Remixed collection – and a nicely-priced set that features some of the best cuts from the legendary label! The track list includes 14 gems from the 60s through the early 80s – with titles that include "I Want You Back" and "ABC ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousNervous Hip Hop – Continuous Mix By Kenny Dope ... CD
Nervous, Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
Kenny Dope serves up a might mix of classic hip hop from Nervous Records – with work by Black Moon, Mad Lion, Funkmaster Flex, Smif N Wessun, Wreck All Stars, and others! (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) CD

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VariousPhiladelphia Story 1971 to 1986 – 15 Years Of Philly Classics Volume 12 ... CD
Philadelphia International/Streetsounds, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $9.99
10 songs from the O Jays, the Jones Girls, Patti LaBelle, Teddy Pendergrass, Dee Dee Sharp Gamble, Lou Rawls & Jean Carn. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousReal Black Rhythm ... CD
Still, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
Includes 25 tracks by Bobo Jenkins, Jo Jo Williams, Jerry Bradford & The Spades, Georgia Lane, Baby Washington, Otis Read, Frank Floyd, Little Cameron, Carl Simpson, and JJ Taylor. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSoul Selection ... CD
Hubbub (UK), 1996. Used ... $9.99
An early entry in the rare groove compilation genre – from the excellent Hubbub label – one of the first to really do a great job of pulling together well-licensed tracks! The whole set list is great – and titles include the fantastic Roy Ayers-produced "Remember To ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSpecialty Story – 130 Singles From The Legendary West Coast Label – 1944 to 1964 (5CD box set) ... CD
Specialty/Fantasy, Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. Used 5CD ... $28.99
Way more than just the big hits from the label – a huge amount of west coast R&B and early soul too! 130 tracks in all – with great notes on the music. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print. Includes box and book in nice shape!)

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VariousSteppin Across The USA – Vol 4 ... CD
Steppin Muzak, 1960s. Used ... $9.99
This volume of the Chicago-based Steppin Across The USA series goes farther back than previous volumes – to the 60s "dusty steppers" sound that first got the city grooving decades ago! The package includes a number of great singles from the Chess, Atlantic, and Motown catalogs ... read more CD
(Out of print. Back artwork has a light crease, but is otherwise great.)

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VariousStompin' 24 – 22 Crazed Rhythm' N' Blues Pounders! ... CD
Stompin, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $10.99
Raw grooves from one of the greatest series going – always a trusted source for hard to find R&B and early soul numbers! This 22 track set definitely lives up to the high quality of previous Stompin volumes – with a range of excellent numbers we've never seen elsewhere, and well-inf ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousStompin' 25 – 22 More Jump Blues Obscurities! ... CD
Stompin, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
These Stompin sets never get old – and this 25th volume proves that the series is still going strong, long into the second decade of its existence! This set shows that there's still plenty of great bits out there to be discovered – and if you dig 50s R&B and some of the harder ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousStudio One Rockers ... CD
Soul Jazz/Studio One (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
An excellent compilation that's very much in the spirit of the 100% Dynamite sets on Soul Jazz! This time, Soul Jazz dig through the vaults of the legendary Studio One catalog – some of the most important reggae and rocksteady ever recorded, virtually all of it produced under the tutelage of ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSweet 70's Soul ... CD
Razor & Tie, 1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Nusic from Marvin Gaye, the Isley Brothers, Blue Magic, Undisputed Truth, the Three Degrees, Heatwave, Joe Tex, Jean Knight, the Chi Lites, Raydio, the Temptations, George McCrae, Ace & more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUniversal Sounds Of America ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1996. Used ... $13.99
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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VariousVerve Remixed 2 ... CD
Verve, 1960s/2003. Used ... $2.99
Classic jazz for the 21st century – a treasure trove of tunes from Verve Records, all remixed for the modern dancefloor! The set's the second in Verve's Remixed series – and unlike the first, which focused mostly on vocal numbers, this one throws in some instrumental killers that are ... read more CD
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