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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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Gil Scott-HeronI'm New Here (10th Anniversary expanded edition) ... LP
XL, 2010. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Heavy, soul-baring lyricism delivered with spiritual resonance and wise authority by Gil Scott-Heron – his first album shot in far too many years, and a direct hit – essential listening for longtime listeners and neophytes alike and a well worthy entry in a legendary career! Scott-Heron ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I'm New Here (10th Anniversary expanded edition) ... CD 16.99

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Gil Scott-HeronPieces Of A Man (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Our favorite-ever album from Gil Scott-Heron – and a set that we'd easily rank as one of our favorite soul records of the 70s! The mix of modes is mindblowing right from the start – as Gil's poetry comes into play with his growing talents as a singer, and his warm sensibility for jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gil Scott-Heron & Brian JacksonGil Scott-Heron Anthology – Messages ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Some of the best tracks ever from the pair of Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson – some of most righteous, authoritative and thematically heavy soul music ever created – compiled in one incredible set! Messianic, emotive vocals from Gil and stunningly restrained, magical soul jazz ... read more CD

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Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCravenWe're New Again – A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven ... CD
XL/International Anthem, 2010/2020. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A fantastic tribute to a fantastic record – one that takes all the core lyrical creations of Gil Scott Heron from I'm New Here, then adds in a wide array of new music from drummer/genius Makaya McCraven! The approach is similar to some of Makaya's own albums – which are both performed ... read more CD
Also available We're New Again – A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven ... LP 21.99

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Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCravenWe're New Again – A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven ... LP
XL/International Anthem, 2010/2020. New Copy ... $21.99 22.99
A fantastic tribute to a fantastic record – one that takes all the core lyrical creations of Gil Scott Heron from I'm New Here, then adds in a wide array of new music from drummer/genius Makaya McCraven! The approach is similar to some of Makaya's own albums – which are both performed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available We're New Again – A Reimagining By Makaya McCraven ... CD 14.99

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Scritti PolittiHypnotize (voc, version) ... 12-inch
Virgin (UK), 1984. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp and some ring & edge wear.)

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Bobby Seale/Eldridge Cleaver/H Rap BrownHuey/Listen Whitey ... CD
Folkways, 1972. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
Dialogue excerpts from two early 70s films documenting the shift between the Civil Rights and Black Power eras in the US! Side one is taken from the film Huey – and features Black Panthers Bobby Seale, Eldridge Cleaver and H Rap Brown – plus what sounds like interviews with police and ... (Spoken Word, Soul) read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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✨✧ Marvin SeaseGhetto Man (plus bonus track) ... CD
Early/Fever Dream, 1986. Used ... $6.99
The legendary mid 80s record by Marvin Sease, later to be slightly altered and re-released as his self-titled major label debut – but the version on the Early label has always been incredibly rare! Sease has roots in southern soul and gospel, but he's better remembered in some circles for ... read more CD

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SeawindSeawind (1976 – CTI) ... LP
CTI, 1976. Very Good- Gatefold ... $6.99
The first album from Seawind – and a killer batch of jazzy soul tracks all the way through! The set's easily one of the hippest to come out on CTI in the 70s, although with the record's strong use of vocals, it also feels a bit more like some of the work coming out on Fantasy at the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Eddy SenayStep By Step ... CD
Sussex/Modern Harmonic, 1972. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The second smoking Sussex album from guitarist Eddie Senay – and arguably even better than the first! The tracks here are all instrumentals – played with a style that's tight, right, and very on the money – mixed with keyboards from Rudy Robinson, who also arranged the numbers on ... read more CD
Also available Step By Step (white vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Eddy SenayStep By Step (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sussex/Modern Harmonic, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
The second smoking Sussex album from guitarist Eddie Senay – and arguably even better than the first! The tracks here are all instrumentals – played with a style that's tight, right, and very on the money – mixed with keyboards from Rudy Robinson, who also arranged the numbers on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Step By Step ... CD 13.99

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Serious IntentionYou Don't Know (dance vocal, vocal, paul know's vocalmental mix, niecy don't know acamental mix) ... 12-inch
Easy Street, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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702You Don't Know (cl remix, haus-a-holics club mix, charles bass mix, charles rub a dub mix) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1999. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a plain sleeve. Label has some highlighter.)

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702You Don't Know (lp, inst, radio, acapella) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1999. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a plain sleeve. Vinyl has small stickers on the deadwax.)

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Ann SextonBeginning ... LP
Sound Stage 7, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the greatest female soul records over! The album's a gem all the way through – and probably our favorite (and the rarest album) cut by southern soul diva Ann Sexton – produced with a smooth style that's a lot different than some of her other work! It's got great arrangements by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ShakatakCollection ... CD
Polydor (UK), Early 80s. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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ShakatakVery Best Of Shakatak (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Polydor (Japan), 1980s. Used ... $14.99
Features 16 tracks including "Night Birds", "City Rhythm", "Deja Vu (To The Wind", "China Bay", "Livin' In The UK", and "Easier Said Than Done". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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ShalamarBig Fun ... LP
Solar, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A definite bit of Big Fun from Shalamar – totally tight and very much at the top of their game – making the transition from disco modes to leaner 80s groove, thanks to lots of great production and songwriting help from Leon Sylvers! Sylvers was really emerging as one of the key forces ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)
Also available Big Fun (with bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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ShalamarBig Fun (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Solar/Sequel (UK), 1979. Used ... $6.99
A definite bit of Big Fun from Shalamar – totally tight and very much at the top of their game – making the transition from disco modes to leaner 80s groove, thanks to lots of great production and songwriting help from Leon Sylvers! Sylvers was really emerging as one of the key forces ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Big Fun ... LP 7.99

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ShalamarDancing In The Sheets (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1984. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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ShannonLet The Music Play (voc, dub) ... 12-inch
Emergency, 1983. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of those electro groovers that's a real guilty pleasure for us! The cut's sure a bit silly – with popping linn drums and bass pedals, and the lyrics are even sillier – but the whole thing's got that great post-punk/post-funk sound that we've always grooved to, and Shannon's sincere ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Emergency sleeve.)

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ShantelleLove Attack (club, dub, radio version with rap, radio version w/o rap) ... 12-inch
Pandisc, 1985. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(New Grooves, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Dee Dee SharpAll The Hits By Dee Dee Sharp ... LP
Cameo, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Well, they certainly got the title right on this one! Dee Dee sings all the hits (or some of them, at least!) in her youthful gutsy soul style. Tracks include "Snap Your Fingers", "Seven Day Weekend", "Playboy", "Don't Play That Song", "Village Of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and label have an ink stamp.)

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Marlena ShawBest Of Marlena Shaw ... LP
Columbia, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A collection of Marlena's work for Columbia – smooth modern soul numbers that opened up a whole new world of styles for female soul singers, and which marked Shaw as one of the classiest singers of the 70s! Includes her great remake of "Go Away Little Boy", plus "Sweet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marlena ShawFrom The Depths Of My Soul ... LP
Blue Note, 1973. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An excellent set of sophisticated soul cuts from Marlena Shaw – and a album that more than lives up to the title! Marlena really sparkles here – thanks to impeccable arrangements by Wade Marcus that perfectly mix together jazz and soul – finding that unique space that Shaw and a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In fantastic shape!)

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Marlena ShawOut Of Different Bags ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Marlena Shaw's first-ever album – and while not as all-out righteous as some of her later work, still a really unique record that quickly put Marlena head and shoulders above the rest of the pack! The record's a mix of jazzy vocal numbers and heavier soul tunes – arranged by Richard ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Marlena ShawSpice Of Life ... LP
Cadet, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
An amazing batch of sophisticated soul tracks – and a favorite with the righteous groove scene! On the surface, the record's a combination of jazz and soul tracks in the same mode that you'd find on some of Nancy Wilson's albums for Capitol during the same time – but digging deeper, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marlena ShawSweet Beginnings ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A real classic from Marlena Shaw – a key 70s album that has the singer moving back to soul after some years in the jazz side of the spectrum – but with an approach that still holds onto all the sophistication she picked up along the way! The record's got some wonderful arrangements and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Marlena ShawTake A Bite (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A nice little album from Marlena Shaw – continuing her 70s experiments in updating her jazzy vocal style to a sweet modern soul groove – and a winning effort! As always, Marlena shows that she can handle a wide range of styles – from uptempo dancefloor material to more tender ... read more CD

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ShellsGolden Classic ... CD
Collectables, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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SherrickJust Call (hot line mix, collect call mix)/I'm Scared A You ... 12-inch
Warner, 1987. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $0.99
A great little cut from Sherrick – an overlooked Warner soul singer of the mid 80s! "Just Call" is an incredibly catchy number – one that's free from most mainstream soul cliches of the time – and which has a sly little glide over lightly dancing beats and keys. ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some wear.)

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ShirellesBaby It's You/Shirelles & King Curtis Give A Twist Party (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Scepter/Ace (UK), 1962. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Girl soul heaven – two 1962 albums from The Shirelles, back to back on CD with bonus tracks too! First up is Baby It's You, a great one from The Shirelles – the album that carries their big hit "Soldier Boy", and which features a fair bit of other great tunes too! Many of ... read more CD

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ShirellesHappy & In Love ... LP
RCA, 1971. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A great second chapter for The Shirelles – hardly the girl group pop they cut in the 60s, and instead a more righteous soul style for the 70s – in a mode that's like Honey Cone or Three Degrees! The backings are nice and soulful – almost funky at times – with arrangements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a a cutout mark.)

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ShirellesShirelles Greatest Hits ... LP
Scepter, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
A nice collection of tracks from this classic girl group, and one that has some nice lesser-known cuts mixed in with the chart busters. 15 tracks in all, including "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Stop The Music", "Dedicated To The One I Love", "Everybody Loves A ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, LP 507, with Bell Sound stamp.)

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ShirellesShirelles Sing The Golden Oldies ... LP
Scepter, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
By Golden Oldies, the girls mean tracks from a few years back, that were recorded for other labels and by other artists. Most of the work's still in the classic Shirelles mode, though – and titles include "My Prayer", "I Met Him On A Sunday", "Walkin Along", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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✨✧ ShirellesShirelles Swing The Most ... LP
Pricewise, 1964. Very Good ... $11.99
Beautiful stuff from one of the most soulful 60s pop girl groups – and proof that The Shirelles were always a cut above! The record's a great batch of hard to find songs by the group – including some great Goffin/King numbers – recorded with some surprisingly raw vocals that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Shirelles & King CurtisShirelles & King Curtis Give A Twist Party ... CD
Scepter/Sundazed, 1962. Used ... $8.99
And give a party they do – a really rocking, raw soul party that goes way past any teeny-bopper sort of associations with the "twist" – into a realm that may well make the album The Shirelles greatest record ever! Both King Curtis and The Shirelles trade tracks back and forth ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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ShiroGood Love (club mix clean, inst, dirty club mix, radio version w/o rap) ... 12-inch
Noo Trybe, 1998. Near Mint- ... $0.99
Featuring Lord Tariq. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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Sho NuffTonite ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $22.99
A southern funky nugget from Sho-Nuff – issued at an early 80s point when the Malaco label was open to other modes besides just blues and deep soul! The record's got a tight clubby crackle that feels like something from the New York indie scene of the time – a lean groove that's very ... read more CD
(Part of the "Malaco – The Truth Of Southern Soul Definitive Collection" series!)

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Sho-NuffStand Up For Love ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $22.99
Sho-Nuff deepens their sound nicely for this second set for Malaco Records – still sticking in the lean club funk sound of their debut for the label – but also reaching a bit more on the lyrics and vocals too! Ballads show up a bit more than before, and almost evoke an old school group ... read more CD
(Part of the "Malaco – The Truth Of Southern Soul Definitive Collection" series!)

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ShriekbackJam Science ... LP
Arista (UK), 1984. Very Good ... $6.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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SidewindersFlatfoot Hustlin ... CD
Great Eastern/Jazzman (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $8.99
Rare Canadian funk from the 70s – played by a hip little group who've also got a jazzy flavor too! The Sidewinders are a bit like American ensemble funk acts of the time – in that they can have an upbeat, tight approach to the groove when they want – but they also have a great ... read more CD

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Bunny SiglerLet Me Party With You ... CD
Gold Mind/Salsoul, 1977. Used ... $9.99
One of the best of Bunny Sigler's disco albums – a classic pairing with a the group Instant Funk, and a record that helped define the second generation of the Philly groove! Bunny's still got some of the sweeter touches of earlier years, but he also comes across with a much fuller vocal ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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SignaldriftCompass ... LP
Wobblyhead, 2003. Near Mint- ... $6.99
(New Grooves, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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SilkSmooth As Silk ... LP
Prelude, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A surprisingly soulful album for the Prelude label, and a great batch of smooth mellow tracks produced by David Porter in Memphis and Malaco. The record's got some tight harmony vocals, and a rhythmic approach that's more mellow soul than it is uptempo disco – although that doesn't stop the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Horace SilverThere's No Need To Struggle ... LP
Silveto, 1983. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Compelling work from Horace – in the years between his time on bigger labels! The group features Eddie Harris on tenor, Bobby Shew on trumpet, and some vocals by Feather! (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Steve SimmonsPump That Bass (To Jack) (club, house, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
SRO, 1987. Very Good- ... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a name in marker and part of the track info is obscured.)

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Lowrell SimonLove Massage (short version, inst, long version) ... 12-inch
Zoo York, 1981. Very Good- ... $0.99
A fantastic mellow groover from Lowrell! The cut's got a bit of a Barry White approach – but with a groove that's stripped down more, and which slinks along a bassline and guitar riff that really sparkle nicely. The whole thing's super-tasty – and it's one of the best indie soul ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Sondra SimonFunky Fairytales ... CD
Midsong/Essential, Late 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
The only full album ever recorded by New Jersey soul singer Sondra Simon – a vocalist who'd worked doing backup in a few other settings in the 70s – but who really soars here in the lead on her own! The album was done for the Midsong International label – an imprint that mostly ... read more CD

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Nina SimoneFinest Hour ... CD
Verve, 1960s. Used ... $3.99
14 classics from her years at Philips – including "Four Women", "Mississippi Goddam", "Work Song", "I Put A Spell On You", "Ne Me Quitte Pas", and "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood". (Vocalists, Soul) CD

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✨✧ Nina SimoneFodder On My Wings ... LP
Carrere/Verve, 1982. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An overlooked album from the legendary Nina Simone – recorded in Paris in the early 80s, and not circulated as much as some of her records from the 60s and 70s – but every bit as compelling in its own sort of way! Nina's working here with a greater array of global elements than on ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nina SimoneForbidden Fruit ... LP
Colpix, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A classic album from Nina Simone's early period! The tracks feature prime work from Nina, caught at the point when she was turning her style from straight jazz into more of a folk-inspired soulful sound – filled with power, anger, and sheer raw emotion – played by a small combo of ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label stereo pressing.)

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Nina SimoneI Put A Spell On You ... LP
Philips, 1964. Very Good- ... $49.99
Captivating work by Nina – working here in that unique crossover style she was using in the mid 60s – a blend of jazz and soul arrangements that were perfect for her intimate folksy style. The album's one of her first few for Philips, and it really has her opening things up a bit ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono promo pressing with deep groove. Cover has ringwear, heavy wear on the bottom seam, a promo ink stamp on back, and call letters in marker. Labels have marker.)

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Nina SimoneJazz As Played In An Exclusive Side Street Club (Bethlehem pressing) ... LP
Bethlehem, Early 60s. Good+ ... $9.99
A classic set of early jazz recordings by Nina Simone – one of her first albums ever, but already with an approach that's quite different from other singers of the time! Nina's singing a fair bit of standards here, but she brings a deeply personal approach to the material – inflecting ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing. Cover has split seams, wear, and tape remnants.)

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Nina SimoneNina Simone – Jazz As Played In An Exclusive Side Street Club (gatefold cover – with bonus tracks) (LP style sleeve) ... CD
Bethlehem/Charly (UK), 1957. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
A classic set of early jazz recordings by Nina Simone – one of her first albums ever, but already with an approach that's quite different from other singers of the time! Nina's singing a fair bit of standards here, but she brings a deeply personal approach to the material – inflecting ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD

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Nina SimoneNina Simone At Newport ... LP
Colpix, 1960. Very Good ... $19.99
A key early moment for Nina Simone – recorded live at Newport in 1960, at a time when the festival was one of the most important showcases for groundbreaking jazz – and a perfect setting for Nina to really let loose in that righteous style that would fuel her career during the 60s! ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing with deep groove. Cover has half split seams.)

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Nina SimoneNina Simone At Town Hall ... LP
Colpix, 1959. Very Good+ ... $19.99
An important early live show for Nina Simone – a move from the world of small nightclubs (as mentioned in the title of her first record), to the classy Town Hall venue – working in front of an audience filled with left-leaning listeners who were the perfect crowd to get the unique bag ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo gold label pressing. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Nina SimoneNina Simone Sings Billie Holiday – Lady Sings The Blues ... LP
Stroud, 1972. Sealed ... $24.99
A rare one from Nina Simone – a set that was issued during her years on RCA, but on the smaller Stroud label – run by husband Andy Stroud! The set's what you'd guess from the title – a tribute to Billie Holiday, but one that's way more than just a copycat of Lady Day's mode ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small tear and sticker on front.)

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Nina SimoneNina Simone With Strings ... LP
Colpix, 1966. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Only Nina could make us love a "strings" setting so much – moving past the sleepiness that usually graces such vocal albums, and using the backings to give her work an added level of majesty and power that we really really love! The feel is a bit like some of Nina's later Philips ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label pressing.)

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Nina SimoneNina's Choice ... LP
Colpix, 1963. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Nina selected a very nice batch of standards and hip jazzy tracks for this classic Colpix release from the early 60s – and the set's a great example of her unique skill for blending folksy material with more sophisticated stuff, in an amazingly haunting style that has endured for decades. ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono gold label pressing. Cover has discoloration from age and a half split bottom seam.)

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Nina SimonePastel Blues ... LP
Philips, 1965. Very Good ... $43.99
Wonderful stuff from Nina Simone – working here still with one foot in the jazzier style of early days, but with haunting elements of the later progressive style to come! The "pastel" in the title shouldn't imply any sort of softness on Nina's part, because if anything, she's ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Nina SimoneSilk & Soul (expanded edition) ... CD
RCA, 1967. Used ... $3.99
One of Nina's first for RCA – a mixture of jazz and soul tunes handled with some classy arrangements by Sammy Lowe, most of which feature nice electric bass work at the bottom by Gene Taylor! Taylor's bass gives the tracks a nice "dip" that's not exactly funky, but does provide a ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Valerie SimpsonExposed ... LP
Tamla, 1971. Sealed ... $9.99
A classic early bit of soul from the Ashford & Simpson team – even though the record is billed under the name of Valerie Simpson as a solo act! Valerie sang all the tracks on the album, but she and Nick produced the record together – in a way that really sets the groundwork for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Valerie SimpsonValerie Simpson ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Valerie Simpson really shines in the spotlight here, on an early solo outing for Motown – not yet paired with Nick Ashford at a vocal level, but still getting plenty of help from her future musical partner on both production and songwriting! The approach here is sometimes a bit more personal ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Joyce SimsLifetime Love (hard club, hard dub, hard radio, soft radio, soft club, hard dub 2) ... 12-inch
Sleeping Bag, 1987. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Cover has a promo stamp and some pen on back.)

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Judy SinghTime For Love (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBC/Majik Bus (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 25.99
Obscure work from the Canadian scene at the start of the 70s – served up by a singer who's part soul, part jazz – and who delivers a surprising amount of unusual tunes on the album! Judy Singh's got the class and poise of Nancy Wilson, although maybe a slightly more youthful style ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Siouxsie & The BansheesPeek A Boo (Silver Dollar mix, 7")/False Face/Catwalk ... 12-inch
Geffen, 1988. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $9.99
(Rock, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Sister SledgeAll American Girls ... LP
Cotillion, 1981. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A nice little set for Sister Sledge – their first post Nile Rodgers album of the 80s – with production this time out by Narada Michael Walden – with a crisp, uptempo vibe the does a great job of balancing the righteous post disco club groove with the sing-a-long chorus vocals and ... (Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Sister SledgeThinking Of You – The Atco/Cotillion Recordings 1973 to 1985 (6CD set) ... CD
Soulmusic.com (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 6CD set ... $39.99
A massive collection of work from Sister Sledge – a Philly quartet who were able to take an older version of female group soul deep into the disco years – then keep on making great music well into the 80s! The hits of the group are certainly well-known, but they've got a rock-solid ... read more CD

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Sisters LoveWith Love ... CD
MoWest/Reel Music/P&C, Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
The incredible lost album from the group Sisters Love – material slated for release in the early 70s, but never saw the light of day, save for a handful of singles – a mix of rootsier southern soul and impeccable west coast funk styles, finally brought to light and with bonus tracks, ... read more CD
(Out of print and still sealed. Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available With Love ... LP 18.99

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Sisters LoveWith Love ... LP
MoWest/Get On Down, Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 20.98
The incredible lost album from the group Sisters Love – material slated for release in the early 70s, but never saw the light of day, save for a handful of singles – a mix of rootsier southern soul and impeccable west coast funk styles, finally brought to light and with bonus tracks, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available With Love ... CD 11.99

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1619 Bad Ass Band1619 Bad Ass Band (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
TSG (Japan), 1976. Used ... $9.99
Badass funk from this obscure 70s band – one who play here with a really wicked edge to their groove! At some level, the sound is right up there with some of the bigger ensemble funk acts of the time – particularly that Mercury Records generation who were tightening things up from the ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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SkratchYou Should Have Known Better (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Passion/Personal, 1985. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A totally excellent indie soul number with an insistent 80s groove vibe aimed straight at the mainstream dancefloor. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Skull SnapsSkull Snaps ... CD
Essential, 1974. Used ... $6.99
One of the most legendary funk albums of the 70s – a real gem through and through, and filled with the best range of sounds the east coast scene had to offer at the time! The Skull Snaps only ever cut this one album during the early 70s – and it's a masterful blend of hard funk, sweet ... read more CD
(ON demand CDr pressing.)

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SkyySkyyline (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $22.99
A stone classic from Skyy – one of those groups who virtually helped invent 80s groove! Like the best of the genre – such as Slave, BB&Q Band, and others – Skyy have a soulful approach that goes way past the simple cliches that other groups were so content to only muddle ... read more CD

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✨✧ Percy SledgePercy Sledge Way ... LP
Atlantic/Bear Family (Germany), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
In case you're not hip, the Percy Sledge Way is a deeply soulful one – rooted in the best 60s southern soul traditions, and carried off to perfection on this near-lost Atlantic set! The album's better even than Percy's debut for the label – recorded by Quin Ivy at his legendary Quinvy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sly & The Family StoneBack On The Right Track ... LP
Warner, 1979. Sealed ... $14.99
Sly Stone's definitely back on the right track here – returning to the heights of his earlier powers in this late 70s comeback album for Warner Brothers! The record's got a lot of touches of the old Sly funky sound, but it's done in a slightly tighter style too – a bit more polish than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Sly & The Family StoneLife (black cover) ... LP
Epic, 1968. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Killer work from Sly & The Family Stone – hard-grooving, fast-funking, and really setting the scene for countless groups to come! The album's a messed-up funky party, with plenty of short little tracks that have a mix of funk, soul, and rock – perfect for the crossover crowd from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram reissue on Sundazed.)

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Sly & The Family StoneSly & The Family Stone Greatest Hits ... CD
Epic, 1970. Used ... $2.99
Almost a "greatest hits" of greatest hits albums – one of those collections that almost sold more copies than all the full albums by the artist – forever earning Sly & The Family Stone a place in record collections around the globe! All the hits are here, laid out back to ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing.)
Also available Sly & The Family Stone Greatest Hits ... LP 0.99

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✨✧ Sly & The Family StoneSly & The Family Stone Greatest Hits ... LP
Epic, 1970. Good+ Gatefold ... $0.99
Almost a "greatest hits" of greatest hits albums – one of those collections that almost sold more copies than all the full albums by the artist – forever earning Sly & The Family Stone a place in record collections around the globe! All the hits are here, laid out back to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing.)
Also available Sly & The Family Stone Greatest Hits ... CD 2.99

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Sly & The Family StoneSmall Talk (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1974. Used ... $6.99
Sly's still doing pretty nice for himself in 1974 – with a sound that's perhaps a bit warmer than on the early records, but still nice and soulful – and peppered with a good dose of funk! The groove is really great on the set – bubbling with a more "deep down" feel than ... read more CD
(Out of print, early 90's Japanese pressing.)

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Sly & The Family StoneStand! ... LP
Epic, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $16.99
Hard to find a stronger early album by Sly – as this one has him still funking hard, but also getting his soul bag together a bit more, hitting some really righteous vibes that mix together politics and partying in an incredibly seductive way. The album's filled with anthemic numbers like ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has unglued top and bottom seams.)
Also available Stand! (numbered limited deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD 7.99

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Sly & The Family StoneStand! (numbered limited deluxe edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic, 1968. Used ... $7.99
Hard to find a stronger early album by Sly Stone – as this one has him still funking hard, but also getting his soul bag together a bit more – hitting some really righteous vibes that mix together politics and partying in an incredibly seductive way! The album's filled with anthemic ... read more CD
Also available Stand! ... LP 16.99

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Sly & The Family StoneTen Years Too Soon (promo 3LP box set) ... LP
Epic, 1979. Near Mint- 3LPs ... $39.99
An odd little album in which Sly's classic funky tunes are remixed and extended by John Luongo – ostensibly for play on the dancefloors of the late 70s. Unlike recent remix projects, this one keeps most of the original song intact, and the real changes are in added rhythmic elements – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original promo version – in great shape!)

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Sly & The Family StoneThere's A Riot Goin' On ... LP
Epic, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
A wonderful album from Sly and crew – moving way past the straight funk approach of earlier records, into a complicated crossover soul style that's filled with warmth and righteousness. Despite the political tone implied by the "riot" in the title and the co-option of the American ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing, missing the printed inner sleeve. Cover has moderate wear and peeling along the bottom half.)

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George SmallwoodJust 4 You ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99
The only music we've ever heard from George Smallwood & The Marshmellow Band – and certainly one of the rarest funky modern soul sets ever revived by the Jazzman label! Just 4 You is DC native Smallwood's privately pressed LP, and as far is private press productions go, it's some of the ... read more CD

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Lonnie Liston SmithReflections Of A Golden Dream ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. Used ... $14.99
Lonnie Liston Smith grooves it hard here with his Cosmic Echoes group – mixing in a stronger dose of soul than ever before, yet still giving tracks a righteous feel overall! The approach here is a bit like that of Roy Ayers work from the 70s – still jazzy at its core and conception, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Tony Smith & AristocratsEspecially For You ... LP
Sands, 1970s. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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William D SmithGood Feelin' ... LP
Warner, 1976. Very Good ... $3.99
An overlooked chapter in the mainstream rise of New Orleans soul in the 70s – and a great little set arranged and produced by Allen Toussaint during his years on Warner Brothers! The album's got a similar feel to Toussaint's own albums for Warner, although perhaps a bit mellower and more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Smith ConnectionUnder My Wings (plus bonus track) ... CD
Music Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
A sublime bit of east coast soul – and the only full album ever cut by this heavenly-voiced trio! The group have a sound to rival the best of their contemporaries on the harmony soul scene – one that floats along on a light pillow of strings and soul, with just the right amount of ... read more CD

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Smoked SugarSmoked Sugar ... LP
20th Century, 1975. Very Good+ ... $29.99
An obscure set, but a great one – and with a sound that's way deeper than you might expect! We only know Smoked Sugar from this one album for 20th Century – but far from being a one-off quickie session, the record's got a solid feel all the way through – the sort you'd expect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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Society Hill OrchestraPhilly Classics Vol 1 ... CD
Society Hill, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
New takes on Philly soul classics – served up by maestro Butch Ingram, who's been making the city a musical powerhouse for decades! Butch borrows more from the old school Sigma Studios approach than on his own work from back in the day – but the instrumentation also includes some more ... read more CD

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Sons Of SlumMusic Is The Message ... LP
Cordial (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $22.99
Fantastic funk from Sons Of Slum – a 70s Chicago combo with a sound that's as heavy as their name! You might know the group from some killer singles they cut for Stax in the early 70s – but this set features unreleased material from later in the decade, showing an even cooler band than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ SOS BandJust The Way You Like It (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1984. Used ... $13.99
Just the way we like it from SOS Band – tight, but never too uptight – grooving, but never too over the top either – and with plenty of room for mellower moments that really round the album out nicely! The set's got SOS right at the height of their famous run for Tabu Records ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ SOS BandSOS III (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu (UK), 1982. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A solid smoker from the SOS Band – maybe one of the group's best-remembered albums, and for good reason too! The set's got a groove that's beautiful right from the start – 80s funk that's really a cut above, and touched with just the right mix of jazzy elements and warmer moments too ... read more CD

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SOULWhat Is It ... LP
BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 19.99
Quite possibly the best album ever from this fantastic funky combo! The band grooves hard and funky – with incredible drum work from Paul Stubblefield, tasty guitar from Walter Winston, and some famous funky flute and sax work from Gus Hawkins. Tracks on the album are rough and raw – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Soul ChildrenBest Of Two Worlds ... LP
Stax, 1970. Very Good+ ... $28.99
A beautiful album of Memphis soul, by one of the sweetest vocal groups ever to come out of the south! The record's a bit more complicated than some of their earlier ones, and features some nice tracks with a more extended style, and more sophisticated arrangements that work great with the group's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice original pressing, in the textured cover! Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Soul ChildrenSoul Children ... LP
Stax, 1969. Near Mint- ... $48.99
Can we ever hope to accurately describe the genius of the Soul Children? It's virtually impossible to do so in a few short words – especially at this early point in their career, when the group were forging a whole new sound in vocal harmony soul! The group is unique in a number of respects ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing! Cover has some light wear near the bottom, but is great overall.)

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Soul II Soul5 Classic Albums (Club Classics Vol 1/New Dacade Vol 2/Volume 3 – Just Right/Volume 4 – Believe/Time For Change) (5CD set) ... CD
Spectrum/Universal (UK), 1990s. New Copy 5CD ... $18.99
A massive legacy in soul music – served up here in one great little set – with the first five albums by Soul II Soul, all presented in tiny little LP-styled sleeves! It's hard to deny the power of the group at the time – and even all these many years later, we're amazed at how ... read more CD

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Soul II SoulDreams A Dream (night at the opera mix, club dub mix)/Courtney Blows ... 12-inch
Virgin, 1990. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
 
 



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