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XGreat music in many modes -- northern soul, deep soul, harmony soul, modern soul, and group soul -- plus disco, funk, club, electro, rare groove, and more!

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Kool & The GangLadies Night (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $12.99
A shameless dancefloor cash-in move – but a record that's still pretty darn great as well! You all know the big title cut "Ladies Night", so we won't bother to describe it – but we can say that the group wisely hooked up with Deodato, who produced, mixed, and even played ... read more CD

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✨✧ Kool & The GangLive At PJ's (with bonus track) ... CD
De-Lite/Reel Music, 1971. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest Kool & The Gang albums ever – a monster live session that almost blows away their studio classics! The groove here is far more freewheeling and complex than some of their singles from the 70s – longer, tripped-out tunes with a definite undercurrent of jazz ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Kool & The GangWild & Peaceful ... LP
De-Lite, 1973. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
After this one, there was no turning back for Kool & The Gang! The record has them bringing their underground funk sound to the masses – with a choppy riffy groove that stands out almost as a public challenge to all the other pretenders that had been cropping up on major labels during ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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La ClaveLa Clave ... CD
Verve/Dusty Groove, 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible album of Latin funk – the only-ever record from this west coast combo headed by the legendary Benny Velarde! Benny's a name that you might recognize from earlier, straighter Latin dates for Fantasy – or for countless studio work during the 70s – but here, he's ... (Latin, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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La LaLa La (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1987. Used ... $9.99
Catchy 80s soul from La La – an artist with a groove that's right up there with some of the bigger Columbia acts of the time, even if she never hit their heights! The production work here really helps set the scene nicely – as La La gets support from Full Force, Jon Morales, Lenny ... read more CD

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La PreguntaGirl From Uganda/Rock Around The Clock ... 12-inch
GNP, 1981. Sealed ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Patti LaBelleGreatest Hits ... CD
MCA, 1980s/1990s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Patti LabellePatti Labelle Live! – One Night Only ... CD
MCA, 1998. Used 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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Patti LabelleRight Kinda Lover (fusion extended, def jef remix, club remix) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1994. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Patti LabelleRight Kinda Lover (fusion remix, def jef remix, bass fusion inst, club remix, tribal club remix) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1994. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Patti LabelleSpirit's In It ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1981. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Smooth early 80s work from Patti – a bit over the top at times, but nicely restrained at others. Despite the fact that Patti's in the hands of top Philly International talents like Gamble & Huff, and Dexter Wansel – the effort's still very much her own, in full diva mode over a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Patti LabelleTasty ... LP
Epic, 1978. Very Good ... $0.99
A real classic from the great Patti Labelle – one of the lady's first few albums as a solo act, and a set that definitely marks her step forward into a whole new sort of sophisticated soul! Some of the funkier, grittier touches of the Labelle years are in place – but Patti's also got ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small rip on the opening.)

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Lafayette Afro Rock BandMalik ... LP
Makossa/As The Record Turns, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
A fantastic bit of Afro funky soul – one of a few albums recorded by the legendary Lafayette Afro Rock Band! The set has an incredible blend of American funk, African rhythms, and European production – recorded in the heady cross-cultural scene of early 70s Paris – with a sound ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Laid BackLaid Back (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brother Music (Denmark), 1981. New Copy ... $15.99
The first album from Laid Back – the Danish duo who would soon dominate the world of breakdance with their electro-pop groove! This set has Laid Back sounding maybe a bit more rock at the core, but still with plenty of electronic touches around the edge – maybe a catchier version of ... read more CD

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LakesideFantastic Voyage ... CD
Solar/Right Stuff, 1980. Used ... $8.99
A crowning achievement from Lakeside – one of the key albums to link Ohio funk roots with a smoother LA groove – all served up in a way that had limitless influence for years to come! Bass is definitely at the head of these arrangements, but there's plenty of great guitar too – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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LakesideRough Riders ... CD
Solar/Right Stuff, 1979. Used ... $8.99
Nothing rough about these riders – as the album's a sweet second effort from Lakeside – Ohio funk given a sweet LA glow, thanks to the Solar Records power duo of Leon Sylvers and Dick Griffey! The Midwest/Cali bridge is perfect here – as there's lots of raw roots given a tight ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Herb LanceComeback ... LP
Chess, 1966. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Although sort of a "comeback" album for vocalist Herb Lance, this full-length is really more of his debut album – since his biggest previous recording had been a hit rendition of "Close Your Eyes", but was followed with nothing else. This album's got Lance singing with a ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Major LanceBest Of Major Lance ... CD
Okeh/BGO (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Killer work from one of the best 60s soul talents of the Windy City! Major Lance was one of Chicago's first big soul stars – crossing over big on the charts with huge hits for the Okeh label during the early and mid 60s – thanks to some great tunes penned by Curtis Mayfield, and ... read more CD

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Major LanceMonkey Time (Edsel) ... LP
Okeh/Edsel (UK), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great collection of early work from Major Lance's important soul years in Chicago – recording for the Okeh label with production by Carl Davis! Every song except for two were written by Curtis Mayfield and you can hear his sound backing up Lance's great vocals. Tracks include "Monkey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Major LanceUm Um Um Um Um ... CD
Collectables, Mid 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD

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Major LanceVery Best Of Major Lance ... CD
Okeh/Epic, Mid 60s. Used ... $3.99
Major Lance was one of Chicago's first big soul stars – crossing over big on the charts with huge hits for the Okeh label during the early and mid 60s – and really helping to define the Chicago sound that would rise to even greater heights later in the decade! This 16 track set is a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Carrie LaporteKeep On Talking/Lady Luck ... 12-inch
First American, 1980. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Denise LaSalleLady In The Street ... LP
Malaco, 1983. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A lady in the streets – and a freak in the bedroom! Hey, that's not us making that claim – it's Denise, on the leadoff track of this excellent early 80s set! Denise really pushes herself for the record – almost reinventing her sound, and coming up as one of the Queens of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Denise LaSalleRight Place, Right Time ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1984. New Copy ... $9.99
A really great back to basics set from Denise LaSalle – returning to her deep soul roots after some bigger, clubbier records for major labels! There's a nicely down-home vibe to the record – the start of LaSalle's presence on the bluesier underground of the aging chitlin circuit – ... read more CD
(Part of the Malaco Definitive Collection, The Truth Of Southern Soul Series!)
Also available Right Place, Right Time ... LP 3.99

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Denise LaSalleRight Place, Right Time ... LP
Malaco, 1984. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A really great back to basics set from Denise LaSalle – returning to her deep soul roots after some bigger, clubbier records for major labels! There's a nicely down-home vibe to the record – the start of LaSalle's presence on the bluesier underground of the aging chitlin circuit – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Right Place, Right Time ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Denise LaSalleUnwrapped ... LP
MCA, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Titles include "Think About It", "Too Little In Common To Be Lovers", "Trapped By A Thing Called Love", "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy", and "Keep On Dancin Rock". Arranged by David Van DePitte. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Denise LaSalle & SatisfactionGuaranteed ... LP
MCA, 1981. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a gold promo stamp.)

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LaSoLaSo ... LP
MCA, 1977. Very Good ... $9.99
By any other name, this should be a Joe Bataan record – since Joe wrote most of the tracks, produced the records, and did the vocal arrangements. The sound is similar to Joe's Afrofilipino record, with a Latin groove that's aimed at the dancefloor, but which also has some nice soulful vocals. ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a cut corner.)

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Last PoetsLast Poets (Douglas pressing) ... LP
Douglas, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
The first album by the second group to call themselves the Last Poets – and as fierce a document of their rich talents as you'll ever find – bursting forth with anger and righteousness at a level as tight as Gil Scott-Heron's first album! The group here is the key second lineup of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and an advisory sticker.)

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Last PoetsOh My People ... CD
Celluloid, 1985. Used ... $4.99
A later album from the Last Poets – recorded after their classic run in the 70s, but still pretty nice overall! The record's a bit of an unusual one, in that it shows a bit of the creeping "street" element that the Poets would absorb into their work after being dubbed as the "G ... read more CD

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LatimoreIt Ain't Where You Been ... LP
Glades, 1976. Very Good ... $6.99
Latimore couldn't help being a soul genius – and even on a record like this, which didn't really yield any hits, he still comes through loud and clear, with a deep rich soul voice, backed by some great mellow soul arrangements. The album includes a great slow mellow version of "I Get ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ LatimoreMore More More Latimore – Let's Straighten It Out ... LP
Glades, 1974. Very Good ... $6.99
Pure genius from the legendary Latimore – and a record that's a perfect illustration of the way the man could effortlessly mix blues roots, southern soul, and a whole new Miami groove for the 70s! The record is easily one of Latimore's best – and has these vocals that grab us right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LatimoreSinging In The Key Of Love ... LP
Malaco, 1982. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Latin SoulsBoogaloo & Shingaling ... LP
Kapp, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the grooviest groups of the Latin Soul scene – but they'd have to be, given their name! The Latin Souls are a vocal group with a really soulful feel – a great link between the earlier harmony sounds that were bubbling under in Spanish Harlem, and some of the hipper rhythms that ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Stacy LattisawWhat You Need ... CD
Motown, 1985. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Cyndi LauperAt Last ... CD
Epic/Daylight, 2003. Used ... $0.99
(Rock, Soul) CD

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Paul LaurenceHaven't You Heard (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/FTG, 1985. Used ... $6.99
A nice mid 80s groover from Paul Laurence for Capitol – whose biggest successes, arguably, were in his services as a songwriter and producer for other artists – making a pretty great case for his own work as a headline act on Haven't You Heard! May may not have heard it, actually, but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Laurent XMachines (apocalypse mix)/Watcha Tryin' T'Do T'Me/12 AM/Drowning In A Sea Of House ... 12-inch
House Nation, 1988. Good+ ... $5.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Black label pressing with some of the title info obscured by marker.)

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✨✧ Annie LaurieIt Hurts To Be In Love ... CD
Official, 1950s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print, CDr release.)

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Bettye LavetteTell Me A Lie ... LP
Motown, 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A late set from legendary deep soul diva Betty Lavette – recorded as a one-off for Motown in the early 80s, but done in a deep soul style that has plenty of 70s touches! The feel here is almost in the Malaco mode – southern soul, but with some more sophisticated modern touches – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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Vincent LawrenceVirgo Tracks Again ... LP
Trax, Early 80s. Very Good ... $2.99
8 tracks of mostly drums and drum machine – with no titles – from Vincent Lawrence aka Virgo. Pretty much put together as tool for house and club DJs in it's day, this set is equally appealing on its own, as an excellent snapshot from the heyday of Chicago house. LP, Vinyl record album

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Eloise LawsAll In Time ... LP
Capitol, 1982. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Tremendous grooves from Eloise Laws – easily one of the hippest soul singers of her generation, and one with a great family legacy as well! The set features great jazzy production from Ronnie Laws – who warms things up with that perfect blend he brought to his own records too – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Ronnie LawsFriends & Strangers ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1977. Used ... $11.99
A stone classic from reedman Ronnie Laws – and an album that really helped set a whole new standard for funky fusion in the 70s! Laws works here with great Wayne Henderson production – which gives the album an even sharper sound than other Blue Note sets of this vintage – and ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Friends & Strangers ... LP 2.99

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Ronnie LawsFriends & Strangers ... LP
Blue Note, 1977. Very Good- ... $2.99
A stone classic from reedman Ronnie Laws – and an album that really helped set a whole new standard for funky fusion in the 70s! Laws works here with great Wayne Henderson production – which gives the album an even sharper sound than other Blue Note sets of this vintage – and ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Friends & Strangers ... CD 11.99

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Ronnie LawsMr Nice Guy/Classic Masters ... CD
Capitol/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1982/1984. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A pair of classics from Ronnie Laws – back to back on a single CD! On Mr Nice Guy, Laws really makes a big move into the soul field – quite a big record for him back in the day, and a set that helped him reach an even wider audience at the time! Ronnie sings as much as playing sax on ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Ronnie LawsPressure Sensitive ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $19.99
The massive debut of reedman Ronnie Laws – a groundbreaking set of funky fusion tracks that set the standard for years to come! Ronnie's the kid brother of Hubert Laws – who was already having great fame at CTI – but here, the younger Laws works with producer Wayne Henderson ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – The 80 Works" series! Ultimate HQ CD pressing.)

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✨✧ Ronnie LawsPressure Sensitive ... CD
Blue Note, 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The massive debut of reedman Ronnie Laws – a groundbreaking set of funky fusion tracks that set the standard for years to come! Ronnie's the kid brother of Hubert Laws – who was already having great fame at CTI – but here, the younger Laws works with producer Wayne Henderson ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Pressure Sensitive ... CD 19.99

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LAXAll My Love/Thanks But No Thanks ... 12-inch
Prelude, 1980. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Prelude sleeve.)

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LAXLAX ... LP
Prelude, 1979. Sealed ... $9.99
As you might guess from their name, LAX hail from the west coast – one of the few groups from that part of the country to record for Prelude, and every bit as great as the club acts from the east! Ralph Benetar handles arrangements and songwriting here – and lead vocals are by Laura ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn.)

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Le NoizWanna Dance?/Certainly ... 12-inch
Trax, Mid 80s. Very Good ... $3.99
Believe it or not this early Jesse Saunders house single has some Three Stooges vocal samples peppered throughout the mix over the spare drum machine and sampler groove. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker. In a plain sleeve.)

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Le PamplemousseLe Spank/Monkey See Monkey Do ... 12-inch
AVI, 1977. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
"Le Spank" is probably the most successful track ever by this Rinder/Lewis side project – and for good reason, too! The cut's got a cool moogy groove that pops across the top nicely, a bit sparer than the rest of its disco contemporaries, and with a catchiness that's undeniable! ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have initials in marker. Cover has light wear.)

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Donal LeaceDonal Leace ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Donal Leace was one of a few hip soul acts that Roberta Flack brought to Atlantic during her strongest period with the label – and he's a soulful folk singer whose work reminds us of certain folksy moments on Flack's first few albums. There's less of a Terry Callier sound than a Tim Hardin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has promo and radio station stamps, a cutout notch, some ring & edge wear, and mostly split top seam.)

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Jimmy LeeLovely Day ... CD
Society Hill, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
A tribute to 70s soul, as you might guess from the Bill Withers title – served up here by Philly vocalist Jimmy Lee, with help from Society Hill producer/arranger Butch Ingram, and instrumentation from the whole Ingram Family! The style's got lots of contemporary elements in the mix – ... read more CD

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Julia LeeParty Time ... LP
Capitol, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $23.99
A 50s LP that compiles Julia's earlier singles for Capitol – a mixture of jump blues and early R&B, done with some nice jazzy touches that give the tracks a Kansas City groove. Titles include "Last Call For Alcohol", "I Was Wrong", "Tell Me Daddy", "Ain' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original turquoise label pressing – in nice shape!)

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✨✧ Julia LeeThat's What I Like – A Proper Introduction To Julia Lee ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 40s. Used ... $4.99
A bit of boogie, a bit of swing, and a key figure in the early R&B years – the mighty Julia Lee, heard here in a great set of early 78rpm recordings for Capitol Records! Lee's been a bit forgotten over the years, but in the late 40s, she brought the sound of Kansas City blues into the ... read more CD

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Laura LeeTwo Sides Of Laura Lee (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Hot Wax/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
A standout set from the great Laura Lee – a deep soul singer with power to rival the greatness of Aretha Franklin, but one who's also got a funkier punch to her music too! The album's a great blend of late 60s female southern and tight 70s bad sister funk – a style that's a bit like ... read more CD

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LeevesNow & Then (Special Medley Mix) – Let's Do It/Dance Fantasy ... 12-inch
BC, Late 70s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
A re-edited dance track, which says "Inspired by Bits & Pieces III" on the a-side and "Inspired by Bits & Pieces IV" on the flip. More in the Stars On 45 medley vein which was popular at the time than a seminal cut and paste track, both sides lay quotes from a bunch of ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some wear at the opening.)

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Gerald LevertNothin' To Somethin' (millenium 2000 mix amended, millenium 2000 mix, millenium 2000 dub - amended) ... 12-inch
Elektra, 1999. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Gerald LevertThinkin' Bout It (blaq rain remix, mucho remix, lp version, blaze 12 inch dance mix, blaze dance remix dub, acapella) ... 12-inch
East West, 1998. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Barbara LewisHello Stranger – 16 Smooth Sides By Detroit's Soulful Songstress ... LP
Solid Smoke, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Easily the best vinyl collection we've ever seen of Barbara's 60s work – one of the excellent titles on the Solid Smoke label, and a set that presents the material with great notes on the sessions that really help illuminate the tunes! The tunes were all produced by Detroit great Ollie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Huey Lewis & The NewsI Want A New Drug (dance mix, inst) ... 12-inch
Chrysalis, 1983. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
(Rock, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Linda LewisHeart Strings ... LP
Reprise, 1974. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Great stuff from Linda Lewis – one of the sweetest soul talents of the 70s! Linda's got a great jazzy vocal style that's somewhere between Minnie Riperton and other more folksy singers, like Ellen McIlwaine, and she's really got a knack for writing great little tracks that have a good groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Webster LewisTouch My Love (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Expansion (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $9.99
Webster Lewis takes off wonderfully here – finding a completely unique groove that's equal parts club, soul, and fusion! The album's almost as sublime as Roy Ayers' best from the time – and has a similar balance that's perfectly done – a depth of thought that goes way beyond ... read more CD

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Libra (Tony Bowie & Jimi Polo)I Am Music (club, radio, ninja mix, inst) ... 12-inch
Chicago Connection, 1987. Good+ ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some marker.)

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✨✧ Libra (Tony Bowie & Jimi Polo)I Like It (club, radio, dub, celebrities like it) ... 12-inch
Chicago Connection, 1986. Very Good (pic cover)... $3.99
A nice soulful bit of Chicago house – with very heavy drums, and great vocals by Jimi Polo! The cut's got a nice hook, and has that crossover sound that got house played more than usual on the Chicago soul stations. All mixes are good, except for the horrible "celebrities like it" ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover is stained and wrinkled on back.)

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Lightmen Plus OneEnergy Control Center (2LP version – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Lightin/Now Again, 1972. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Cosmic jazzy genius from Bubbha Thomas & The Lightmen – the kind of a record that sounds like it should have come out of Detroit or Chicago in the early 70s – and not the Texas scene from which the group hailed! The Lightmen have a vibe that reminds us a lot of The Pharoahs or some ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl Me Please pressing.)

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Lightnin' RodHustlers Convention ... LP
Celluloid, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Fantastic stuff – incredibly hard and incredibly funky, and a masterpiece all the way through! Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hustlers Convention ... LP 9.99

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Lightnin' RodHustlers Convention ... LP
Douglas/United Artists, 1973. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of the black underworld, and is the aural equivalent of a blacksploitation flick. Music by Kool and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue. Cover has a bumped corner.)
Also available Hustlers Convention ... LP 11.99

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LightningLightning ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Very Good+ ... $5.99
One of the more obscure albums on Casablanca from the disco years – but also a pretty decent batch of club tracks with a nice roller disco approach on the best numbers! The track "Disco Symphony" is a strident stormer – over 10 minutes long, and with some vocals by Eddie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Lijadu SistersSunshine ... LP
Afrodesia (Nigeria), 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A sweet step forward for the Lijadu Sisters – a record that's filled with a lot more keyboards than before, used in a way that creates this great spacey feeling in their sound! There's still some nice groovers here, but there's also some wicked tunes that have this laidback vibe that's ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Knitting Factory. Includes the insert.)

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✨✧ Lil LouisI Called U (the conversation, but u went to the party, the story continues, a series of events, why'd u fall) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1989. Very Good- ... $9.99
The deep style of the Chicago mix sound of the 80s goes mainstream in this great little 12" of tracks from Lil Louis! "I Called U" is the sort of number that we used to hear endlessly on house mix stations back in the day – with a throbbing spare bassy groove, and very strange ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing in a plain sleeve.)

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✨✧ Lil LouisOriginal Video Clash/Music Takes You Away (voc, serious inst, alternative mix, vibrant mix) ... 12-inch
Dance Mania, 1988. Good+ ... $16.99
Early, early work from Lil Louis – super raw too, in the way the best independent Chicago house singles were at the beginning. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(First pressing, with facial image on Side 1.)

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Lincoln BoysCheck It Out (bad boy mix, sample mix, 99 St mix)/Get Up Get Down (house mix, 99 St piano mix) ... 12-inch
Dance Mania, 1989. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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Balford LindsayJust Because I Love You/How I Miss You So ... 12-inch
S & W Soul King (Canada), 1980s. Very Good ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a S&WSK sleeve. Label has some pen.)

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LinxIntuition ... LP
Chrysalis, 1981. Sealed ... $4.99
A mixture of fusion and soul – with some hard-jamming tracks that bring sometimes brings more of a focus on the groove than the vocals – and other cuts that steer it into a solid pop soul approach! There's a warmth and depth to the production and the songwriting that's a pretty big ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Lipps IncMouth To Mouth ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic bit of club from Lipps Inc – an album that's got the group nicely stretched-out and extended – taking them way past the simpler sounds you might know from their hit single work! Tracks here are all quite long, and feature lots of instrumental workouts over very tight rhythms ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Liquid LiquidOptimo/Cavern/Scraper/Out ... 12-inch
99 Records, 1983. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $59.99
Seminal work from Liquid Liquid – one of the coolest, funkiest groups on the New York scene at the start of the 80s! The approach here is a blistering blend of different percussion modes – from batucada jamming to funky drums – all tied together with these basslines that really ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Yellow label pressing with Masterdisk/EDP stamp. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Liquid LiquidSuccessive Reflexes EP ... LP
99 Records, 1981. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
An incredible piece of percussive work by the always-enigmatic Liquid Liquid! The record is one of their sparest, and has more hard drumming than others – less of a dance-oriented groove, and a very experimental vibe that reminds us of the group's unique role on the New York scene! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Superior Viaduct.)

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Lisa Lisa & Cult JamLisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force ... CD
Columbia, 1985. Used ... $1.99
An 80s pop soul classic from Lisa Lisa & Cult Jam With Full Force – insistent and irresistible to this day – and a solid album full of tunes that stand up strongly with their unstoppable hit singles of the period! Yes, the sound would get a bit too cutesy and played out by the end ... read more CD

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Lisa Lisa & Cult JamSpanish Fly ... CD
Columbia, 1987. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Little Anthony & The ImperialsWe Are The Imperials ... CD
Collectables, 1959. Used ... $5.99
Incredible work from one of the greatest groups on the east coast scene at the end of the 50s – a wonderful harmony combo, but one with a hell of a lead singer too! Anthony's voice is hardly "little" here – as he belts it out with this raw soul power that's years ahead of its ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Little BeaverBeaver Fever ... CD
Cat/Solid (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $22.99
It's easy to get Beaver Fever when things sound this great – a wonderful modern soul take on the sound of Little Beaver from the 70s – serve up with plenty of warm tones, and a nicely matured version of Beaver's styles! All the bluesy bits from the start are gone, and some of the ... read more CD

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Little BeaverBlack Rhapsody ... CD
Cat/Solid (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $22.99
Incredible funky guitar – an all-instrumental gem from the legendary Little Beaver – quite different than his other vocal albums of the 70s, and a fair bit funkier too! The sound here is amazing – lots of snakey compressed guitar parts, nice wah wah moments, and a dope laidback ... read more CD

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Little BeaverWhen Was The Last Time ... CD
Cat/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent album of smooth soul tracks – very different than Little Beaver's earlier work, but every bit as great! The album's got a warm, mellow finish that's almost a maturation of the sound that Beaver first forged on his Party Down album – with plenty of his deep soul vocals and ... read more CD

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Little Esther (Esther Phillips)Memory Lane – The Best Songs Little Esther Ever Recorded ... CD
King, Mid 50s. New Copy ... $7.99 9.99
Fantastic early work from Esther Phillips – recording here as a young girl, under the name of Little Esther – but with a voice that's every bit as great as on her 60s recordings for Atlantic, or her 70s hits on the CTI/Kudu label! The music is a mixture of R&B and blues – the ... read more CD

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Little MiltonWelcome To The Club – The Essential Chess Recordings ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print. Columbia House pressing.)

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Little RichardFabulous Little Richard ... LP
Specialty, 1959. Very Good ... $29.99
Little Richard doing his much imitated, never bettered thing on the Fabulous Little Richard LP – released near the end of the 50s and featuring emotive r&b numbers he cut in earlier sessions – not all as wild-eyed and fiery as some of his 50s recordings but a soulful thrill! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove gold label pressing. Cover has split seams, some surface wear, and some staining on the back.)

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Little RichardHere's Little Richard ... LP
Specialty, 1957. Good ... $14.99
A landmark album of hard-rocking soul – and a record that broke open both genres for a generations to come! The set's about as classic as you can get for Little Richard – filled with killer numbers that jump around boldly in some heavy New Orleans piano-led grooves – all topped ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & yellow label pressing with deep groove, SP-100. Cover has split top and bottom seams.)

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Little RichardHis Greatest Hits ... LP
Vee Jay, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Shrinkwrap has some marker.)

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Little RichardVery Best Of Little Richard ... CD
Specialty, Mid 50s. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Little WalterHate To See You Go ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1950s. Used ... $8.99
Killer 50s work from the great Little Walter – tracks that show that he was of the greatest blues acts working for Chess Records at the time! Many of the numbers here are heavy on Walter's classic harmonica style, but they also feature plenty of rough-edged vocals with a nicely soulful ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Little Willie John15 Hits – All 15 Of His Chart Hits 1953 to 1962 ... LP
King, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s red label Gusto pressing.)

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✨✧ Little Willie JohnGrits & Soul ... LP
King/Charly (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Killer King Records material from this legendary singer – a key influence on the sound of soul in the 60s, and the music of James Brown as well! Titles include "Person To Person", "Do Something For Me", "Suffering With The Blues", "Big Blue Diamonds", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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Little Willie LittlefieldJump With Little Willie Littlefield – Classic Sessions ... LP
Modern/Ace (UK), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A hell of a pianist who really knows how to set his instrument on fire – the great Little Willie Littlefield, heard here in a wealth of recordings for the Modern Records label – a good deal of which were never issued at the time! Littlefield has that great Modern blend of deeper blues ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Little Willie LittlefieldKC Loving ... LP
KC, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Titles include "KC Loving", "My Best Wishes & Regards", "Goofy Dust Blues", "Falling Tears", "Jim Wilson's Boogie", "Sitting On The Curbstone", "Pleading At Midnight", "Blood Is Redder Than Wine", and "Striking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kenny LogginsBack To Avalon ... CD
Columbia, 1988. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Loggins & MessinaFull Sail ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $1.99
A great mix of sophisticated pop and lighter, more tropical numbers – and one of the best albums ever to emerge from the union of Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina! The album's got a special place in our heart, thanks to the classic tune "Pathway To Glory" – an extended, slow-buil ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Label has a tracklist sticker on the front.)

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Jackie LomaxDid You Ever Have That Feeling? ... LP
Capitol, 1977. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Jackie's a British singer – with a sound that's a bit Gilbert O'Sullivan, a bit Chris Rainbow. But on this album, he's produced in a way that has a lot of soul influences – not necessarily a totally authentic soul sound, but more in a Free Soul style that features a lot of compression ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole and stuck-on shrinkwrap.)

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✨✧ Loose ChangeLoose Change ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A near-lost Philly disco album – recorded at Sigma Sound, but released on Casablanca at the end of the 70s, and nearly buried under the weight of the label's collapse at the time! There's a style here that borrows bits from some of Casablanca's more mainstream artists – focusing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Loose EndsZagora ... CD
MCA, 1986. Used ... $7.99
In the years before Soul II Soul, Loose Ends were about the closest you could get to real soul from the UK – and this album was one of the group's biggest in the US. The record's got a sweet jazzy style that nicely offsets its heavy use of drum programs and keyboards – giving it a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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