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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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David St. GeorgeVoices Of Dr Dave ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... $9.99
An obscure electro set from the Malaco family of labels – one recorded in Philly, not down in Jackson – with a vibe that's a nice mix of southern styles and more contemporary 80s grooves! Dr Dave has this surprisingly rich vocal style that steps along nicely over keyboards and electric ... read more CD
(Part of the Malaco Definitive Collection, The Truth Of Southern Soul Series!)

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Stainless StealCan-Can ... LP
Warner, 1978. Sealed ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Stairsteps2nd Resurrection ... LP
Dark Horse, 1976. Very Good ... $12.99
A great later moment from the Five Stairsteps – served up by a mature version of the group, who are now all adults at the time of recording – and come together in a great new groove! The album's a modern soul treasure through and through – upbeat and a bit funky at times, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a few stickers on the front, , marker and a cutout hole.)

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Stairsteps (aka Five Stairsteps)Stairsteps (1970) ... LP
Buddah, 1970. Very Good ... $14.99
A really heady set from The Five Stairsteps – a record that shows the group looking older (and tougher!) on the cover, and one that also shows some maturity in their sound too! We're not sure what was in the water at the time, but these guys definitely seem to be drinking in a bit of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam and a small sticker.)

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Standing Room OnlyHeart & Soul ... CD
YGB/Everland (Austria), 1982. New Copy ... $14.99
A sweet little funk record from the early 80s – recorded in the Virginia scene south of DC, and with a vibe that's totally wonderful all the way through! These guys are still a lot more live than most funk groups of the time – no beats or programmed bits here – and the group ... read more CD
Also available Heart & Soul ... LP 22.99

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Standing Room OnlyHeart & Soul ... LP
YGB/Everland (Austria), 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A sweet little funk record from the early 80s – recorded in the Virginia scene south of DC, and with a vibe that's totally wonderful all the way through! These guys are still a lot more live than most funk groups of the time – no beats or programmed bits here – and the group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Heart & Soul ... CD 14.99


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Staple SingersBe What You Are ... LP
Stax, 1973. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Warmly grooving 70s soul from The Staple Singers – recorded in a fuller Memphis mode that's miles from their gospel roots, but still plenty darn nice! The style here is very much in keeping with the hit Staples mode of the time – righteous, full, but still nice and earthy at the bottom ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the embossed cover, with a bumped corner.)

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Staple SingersBealtitude – Respect Yourself ... LP
Stax, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... $8.99
About as classic as you can get with the Staple Singers! The record was cut at that perfect moment when the group was forging an electric soul sound that would bring them high in the charts in the 70s – filled with all the righteousness of their gospel years, but also touched with elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Staple SingersCome Go With Me – The Stax Collection (Soul Folk In Action/We'll Get Over/Staple Swingers/Be Altitude/Be What You Are/City In The Sky/rarities) (7LP set) ... LP
Stax/Craft, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 7 LPs ... $130.99 149.99
Legendary sounds from the Staple Singers – a set of albums for Stax Records that really helped push the group from the gospel folk underground into the soul music mainstream – and which also helped transform the rest of the scene in the process! The Staple Singers had recorded ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressings.) This item will not be delivered to you before Friday, February 21.

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✨✧ Staple SingersFor What It's Worth – The Complete Epic Recordings 1964 to 1968 (Amen/Pray On/Freedom Highway/Why/For What It's Worth/What The World Needs Now) (3CD set) ... CD
Epic/Soulmusic.com (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99
Mindblowing early work from The Staple Singers – six records that are quite different than their later fame on Stax Records during the 70s – and which have a vibe that's different too, yet equally powerful! There's a sublime mix of social politics and spiritual energy going on here ... read more CD

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Staple SingersHold On To Your Dream ... LP
20th Century, 1981. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Staple SingersSlippery People (club version, inst) ... 12-inch
Private I, 1984. Very Good ... $6.99
The Staple Singers doing a disco cover of a huge Talking Heads hit? You bet, and with a totally infectious 80s disco groove and their righteous soulful vocals adding a dose of authenticity to the track! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Staple SingersStaple Swingers ... LP
Stax, 1970. Very Good- ... $8.99
The title's a bit of a joke, given the cover image – but it's also no lie either, as The Staple Singers are definitely swinging here – taking their gospel roots into a whole new direction in righteous soul, one that countless other acts would copy at the time! The music here is upbeat, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Mavis StaplesJaguar (lp, edit) ... 12-inch
Warner, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Mavis StaplesLove Gone Bad ... LP
HDH/Everland (Austria), Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Lost work from a really obscure period in the career of Mavis Staples – post-Stax, but before her big revival of later years – and a date that has her working with the Holland Dozier Holland time in a mighty nice mode! The classic Mavis vocals are very firmly in place, but the record's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mavis StaplesMavis Staples Live In London ... CD
Anti, 2019. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Mavis Staples follows up her strong run of recent solo albums by a live set that's maybe even rootsier than the studio material – recorded in London with a nicely small band – which gives the music a nice sort of bite, right from the start! Guitarist Rick Holmstrom is almost an equal ... read more CD

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✨✧ Mavis Staples & Lucky PetersonSpirituals & Gospel – Dedicated To Mahalia Jackson ... CD
Verve/Gitanes, 1996. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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StarcrostStarcrost ... CD
Fable/Jazzman (UK), 1976. Used ... $11.99
An incredible bit of funky fusion from the Texas scene of the 70s – a record that's unlike anything else we've ever heard from the Lone Star state, and which still sounds plenty fresh all these many years later! Starcrost have a sound that mixes jazzy riffing with great female lead vocals ... read more CD

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✨✧ StargardChanging Of The Gard ... LP
Warner, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Funky dancefloor soul divas Stargard move to Warner for the irresistible Changing Of The Gard – with a change of the guard in the production booth, too – working here with Verdine White of Earth Wind & Fire, co-producing with Robert Wright! The change pays off musically for sure, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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StarpointRestless ... CD
Elektra, 1985. Used ... $18.99
Starpoint's one of those groups that always seem to be working a notch or two above most of their 80s contemporaries – and even on this mid-decade set, they're still going strong – bouncing around in upbeat rhythms, catchy hooks, and well-balanced instrumentation. Renee Diggs' vocals ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Edwin StarrClean ... LP
20th Century, 1978. Sealed ... $6.99
A solid entry from Edwin Starr's late 70s comeback into the clubs – a set that's miles from his harder soul for Motown, but which still has some pretty great vocals overall! Edwin's working here with Lamont Dozier, who helps bring his Detroit groove into smoother California territory – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Edwin StarrHell Up In Harlem ... LP
Motown, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Despite what you think of Edwin Starr otherwise, he did a great job on this soundtrack, which is every bit as funky as any of Willie Hutch's work for other Motown scores! Larry Mizell and Dennis Coffey help out on the instrumentation – so you know the album's as funky as can be – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, including the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has light surface wear.)

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Edwin StarrSoul Master (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Gordy/Big Break (UK), 1968. Used ... $11.99
A mod soul classic from the great Edwin Starr – a set that bridges his years in the Detroit underground and his sudden rise to fame at Motown! The tracks here have a really deep basement grooving sort of vibe – catchy, but less poppy than the usual Motown – and more with the kind ... read more CD

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Edwin StarrWar & Peace ... CD
Gordy (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $13.99
A real breakout album for Edwin Starr – and the kind of full-on set that really helped give his music a bold new focus! Starr had already scored nicely on some playful tracks from the Motor City scene of the late 60s – but here, he emerges as a singer with a lot more depth than before ... read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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Edwin StarrYou Hit The Nail On The Head/Sweetest Thing ... 12-inch
ASK, 1976. Sealed (pic cover)... $11.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Freddie StarrSkid Row (voc, dub) ... 12-inch
Parliament, 1984. Very Good ... $4.99
(Hip Hop, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Stars OnStars On Long Play III ... LP
Radio Records, 1982. Sealed ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some sticker remnants.)

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StarvueUpward Bound ... CD
Midwest International/Everland (Austria), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
The only full album from Starvue – a late 70s Chicago group who were part of that overlooked scene in the city once the bigger labels had moved on! In truth, if Starvue were working on the coasts, they could have been huge – as they've got a really sharp, focused approach to ensemble ... read more CD

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Candi StatonCandi ... LP
Warner, 1974. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the best Candi Staton albums from the 70s – recorded for Warner Brothers, but with strong southern production by Rick Hall and the Fame Studios team. The group includes classic Muscle Shoals players like Spooner Oldham, Roger Hawkins, and Jimmy Johnson – and although the record's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo sticker.)

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Candi StatonWhen You Wake Up Tomorrow/Rough Times ... 12-inch
Warner, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Patrick Adams wrote the a-side, and Ashford & Simpson wrote the flip! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Dakota StatonLate Late Show ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
A Capitol classic from Dakota Staton – and the record that made her a real leading lady at the label in the years before Nancy Wilson's rise! The set's got a wonderfully laidback feel that's in keeping with the title, yet it also swings nicely too – kind of a new level of soul in jazz ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing. Cover has some splitting.)

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✨✧ Stax/Veda Brown/Little MiltonStax On 45/Don't Start Lovin Me/Packed Up & Took My Mind ... 12-inch
Stax (UK), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A really unusual UK-only relic from the mighty Stax Records – a single that features a long mix of different Memphis soul tracks on side one – including "Who's Making Love" by Johnny Taylor, "Shaft" by Isaac Hayes, "Soul Limbo" by Booker T & The MGs, ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Steam HeatAustin Funk ... CD
Fable/Jazzman (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $14.99
A legendary album from the Texas scene of the 70s – exactly the kind of set that helps the city of Austin live up to its massive reputation for music! The group's got a wonderful blend of jazz, soul, and funk – a unique blend that reminds us of our favorite funky Fantasy Records sides ... read more CD

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Jevetta SteeleHere It Is ... CD
Columbia, 1993. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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StepchildAsia (radio, Shaquil Tajh Allah rmx, Andre Betts rmx, Andre Betts Jazz rmx, LP version inst, accapella) ... 12-inch
Warner, 1995. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Jim StephensYellow River ... CD
Ropeadope, 2019. Used ... $6.99
(Jazz, Soul) CD

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Scott Stevens & The CavaliersLost & Found ... CD
Late 50s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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StevoMusica Negra ... CD
PMG (Germany), 1978. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
A real killer from the Atlanta soul scene of the 70s – a set that's even more underground than some of the underground classics we've come to love over the years – and one that's got some mighty top-shelf talent in the mix! Lead singer Stevo is only part of the package here – as ... read more CD

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Street FareStreet Fare ... LP
Atlantic, 1987. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Maybe not as "street" as you might think from the group's name – or from the fake graffiti on the cover – but a pretty nice little mainstream soul album, and one that's almost a precursor to later New Jack sounds to come! The group's a trio – Sandi Alexander, Paul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Street FeetStreet Feet ... CD
Baby Grand/Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99
The street feet here are pretty funky ones – maybe more so than you'd guess from the relatively "stock" look of the cover image – as the album's got the kind of sharp instrumental core that you'd be likely to find on some of the best Bay Area groovers from late 70s Fantasy ... read more CD
Also available Street Feet ... LP 13.99

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Street FeetStreet Feet ... LP
Baby Grand/Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
The street feet here are pretty funky ones – maybe more so than you'd guess from the relatively "stock" look of the cover image – as the album's got the kind of sharp instrumental core that you'd be likely to find on some of the best Bay Area groovers from late 70s Fantasy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Street Feet ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ StrikersStrikers ... LP
Prelude, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Classic album of NY club grooves, including their big hit "Body Music", mixed here by Francois Kevorkian and Larry Levan. Unlike a lot of groups on Prelude, these guys didn't seem to cut a whole lot of singles or LPs, but like a lot of the Prelude stable, this album's filled with catchy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and an index sticker on the back.)

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Sylvia StriplinGive Me Your Love ... LP
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Amazing! This lost Roy Ayers-produced gem from the early 80s has not only been one of the biggest sample records of all time, but it's also become one of the holy grails of the groovy record collecting scene! It's a stellar bit of jazzy soul with the same production vibe that's characterized Roy's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Give Me Your Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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Sylvia StriplinGive Me Your Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $14.99
Amazing! This lost Roy Ayers-produced gem from the early 80s has not only been one of the biggest sample records of all time, but it's also become one of the holy grails of the groovy record collecting scene! It's a stellar bit of jazzy soul with the same production vibe that's characterized Roy's ... read more CD
Also available Give Me Your Love ... LP 19.99

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Nolan Strong & The Diablos/Five DollarsFrom The Beginning To Now! ... LP
Fortune, Mid/Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of marker on both sides.)

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Wendell Stuart & The DownbeatersWendell Stuart & The Downbeaters ... LP
Elite, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A strange bit of Carribean soul from singer Wendell Stuart. Stuart hails from The Bahamas, but this album's got none of the cliches that other albums of the sort usually have – with no steel band, no calypso, and no overdone tropical rhythms. Instead, Stuart's style's a bit like that of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover appears to have been signed by the artist on back.)

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StuffLive Stuff ... LP
Warner (Japan), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $45.99
A nice little live set from Stuff – one that's recorded in Tokyo, with a groove that's a bit more open than their better-known New York live album from a few years later! The sound's somewhat rougher than the Stuff studio sessions, but in a good way – one that shows that the combo can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StuffMore Stuff ... LP
Warner, 1977. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The second album by this band of very successful studio players – and quite a big hit for the group! Players include Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Steve Gadd, and Eric Gale – and the record is a culmination of the players' long history of soul work during the 70s, particularly that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring wear.)

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Style CouncilCafe Bleu ... CD
Polydor (UK), 1984. Used ... $4.99
Say what you want, we love this album! When it came out, we were such big Jam fans that we could never forgive Paul Weller – but now, nearly 20 years later, we're stunned at how great some of the soul songs on the album are. Sure, you've got to throw away about half the tracks – ... read more CD

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StylisticsGreatest Love Hits ... CD
Amherst, 1970s. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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✨✧ StylisticsHurry Up This Way Again ... LP
TSOP, 1980. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A huge change from the early sound of The Stylistics – as the group have moved to Philly International, and are really shining in the light of the Gamble & Huff galaxy! The album's got a lot more grooves than before, but still offers up plenty of space for the trademark mellow ballads ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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StylisticsYou Are Beautiful ... LP
Avco, 1975. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A mid 70s album from the Stylistics which is not a great one but is has some moments. Some of the song titles are just plain goofy – "Funky Weekend", "The Day The Clown Came To Town" and "To Save My Rock 'N' Roll Soul" but there are a couple of nice slower tempo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Donna SummerAnother Place & Time (expanded 3CD edition) ... CD
Atlantic/Driven By The Music (UK), 1988. New Copy ... $42.99 50.99
Donna Summer's in the hands of 80s pop superproducers Stock/Aiken/Waterman this time around – and the trio give her music just the kind of catchy, bouncy feel of some of their bigger hits for other artists at the time! The approach is surprisingly strong for Summer, and almost returns her ... read more CD
(30th Anniversary deluxe edition in a hard bound book with 2CDs of extra content!)

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✨✧ Donna SummerBad Girls ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A super huge hit for Donna Summer – a disco classic as well as a pop crossover smash! The album was produced by disco powerhouse Giorgio Moroder, and featured the hits "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", and "Dim All The Lights". Plus the songs "On My Honor", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has light wear.)

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Donna SummerLove To Love You Baby ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. Very Good ... $6.99
One of the first great moments of the Munich disco scene of the 70s – an electric batch of soul served up in support of Donna Summer's landmark title hit! The set features the full 16 minute version of "Love To Love You Baby" – done as a monumental suite that dips, turns, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Donna SummerWanderer ... LP
Geffen, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Donna Summer steps strongly into the 80s with a whole new groove – still working here with producer Giorgio Moroder, but in a way that's quite different than the electro disco the pair created in the 70s! Instead, there's more of a straighter soul vibe to the record, but one that makes more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Donna Summer & OthersThank God It's Friday – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Columbia/Rebound, 1978. Used ... $4.99
A huge disco cash-in moment of the 70s – but a great one too, and a strong illustration of the power that Casablanca Records had in both the clubs and charts at the time! The movie and record were both a bit over-pressed upon release, but they nonetheless stand as a great snapshot of the way ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bill SummersOn Sunshine ... LP
Prestige, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The funky percussionist from The Headhunters – funking in a smooth mode with a summery Bay Area groove behind him. Tracks have lead vocals by Lori Ham and Calvin Tillery – and although the work isn't some of the best funk produced from the Fantasy Records scene of the mid/late 70s, the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill Summers & Summer's HeatLondon Style ... LP
MCA, 1983. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Bill Summers' London Style here is one that's definitely influenced by the changes on the dancefloor coming from the UK in the early 80s – and the groove is a slightly more electrified take on the rhythms that Bill was laying down on previous albums for MCA! Overall, though, the sound's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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SunEclipse ... LP
Air, 1984. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Post-Capitol work from Sun, but still in a very similar groove – bumping nicely on the bottom with lots of funky basslines – and definitely still in that Ohio groove of the early 80s! The sound's almost a bit more indie than before – quite a surprise for a group with so many ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bent portion at the opening with a small tear and a bent corner.)

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Sunny & The SunlinersLittle Brown Eyed Soul ... LP
Key Loc/Big Crown, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 22.98
One of our favorites ever cut by Tex-Mex soulsters Sunny & The Sunliners – largely because it's got some really nice funk tracks! The album features a set of all English language tracks – with Sunny Ozuna singing in his best sweet soul style on the ballad tracks, and hitting a raw ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SunrizeSunrize ... LP
Boardwalk, 1982. Sealed ... $14.99
The one and only album from Sunrize – a cool little group who get some heavy help on production and arrangements from the Isley Brothers and Chris Jasper! The groove here is a nice extension of the Isley vibe of the time – a bit more bassy at points, clearly going for the ensemble funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

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SupremesSupremes – Produced & Arranged by Jimmy Webb ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
An overlooked moment of 70s genius from The Supremes – and from the great Jimmy Webb as well – given that the pop studio genius wrote, arranged, and produced the entire album! Jimmy had plenty of famous work under his belt by this point in time – including his famous ... read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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SupremesSupremes A Go Go ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the biggest charting LPs by The Supremes – and one of the best, too! The girls are opening it up a bit here – getting in on some of The Miracles Go Go action of the period, and laying down tunes that have a bit more of a northern groove to them – relying a bit more on a ... read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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SupremesSupremes Sing Country Western & Pop ... LP
Motown, 1965. Very Good- ... $8.99
A strange twist for the girls – not really because the material's country, but because the tunes selected are the kind of country tunes that would often be done in kind of a deep soul mode. There's still a sparkling quality on the album – and the girls' approach to the tunes is less ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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SupremesSupremes Sing Holland Dozier Holland ... LP
Motown, 1966. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of the best-ever albums by the Supremes – and filled with stone classics, to boot! As the title states, Diana Ross, Mary Wilson and Florence Ballard team up with Holland Dozier Holland – and they really to create the sound that would put them and Motown on the map. A couple of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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SupremesSupremes Sing Rodgers & Hart ... LP
Motown, 1967. Sealed ... $19.99
Classier than usual for the girls – as they move over to Broadway for a set of tracks penned by the Rodgers & Hart team, done up in a smooth Motown style that was probably designed to crossover, but which did so less than some of their straighter soul work. Still, even though the idea's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is shopworn, with a small sticker and hole in front. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Supremes & The Four TopsMagnificent 7 ... LP
Motown, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A classic pairing of two of Motown's biggest acts of the 60s – brought together at the start of the 70s in an effort to give them both a new push! On the one hand, it's easy to dismiss this as one of Motown's crass commercial moves, but if you did, you'd miss some nice collaborations between ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original die-cut gatefold cover, with light wear and aging.)

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Bettye SwannMake Me Yours ... CD
Money/Collectables, Late 60s. Used ... $6.99
A beautiful deep soul record from Bettye Swann – one of the best female vocalists of the late 60s, who unfortunately never got nearly as much credit she deserved! Make Me Yours was recorded for the legendary Money/Cash label in LA, and it has the same raw production sound that graced the ... read more CD
(Booklet has some light wear.)

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Sweet CreamSweet Cream & Other Delights ... LP
Shadybrook, 1978. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
This one's probably best known for the cover – a disco parody of the famous Herb Albert Sweet Cream cover, one that shows an African American model covered in whipped cream like the one on the more famous A&M record jacket. Sweet Cream themselves are a hip girl trio from Detroit, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Sweet DThank Ya/Do Do It/Turn It/Dig I Da-Dig I Da ... 12-inch
Trax, 1986. Good ... $1.99
Great mid 80s Chicago house, very acid, too. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Red label pressing. NOTE – Bottom half of the labels are obscured with marker.)

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Sweet InspirationsWhat The World Needs Now Is Love ... LP
Atlantic, 1968. Very Good- ... $7.99
Heavenly soul from the lovely Sweet Inspirations! The record was the group's first secular album for Atlantic – after recording one gospel album, and doing the backings on a number of fine Aretha Franklin sessions – and it's a gem of a female soul record, with the same classic sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Broadway label pressing. Cover has a name in pen on both sides. Label has a name in pen.)

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SweetwaterJust For You ... LP
Reprise, Early 70s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
The group's second album – and a really sweet batch of tracks that mix together rock and soul influences with touches of west coast hippy jazz, in a style that's almost an LA answer to Rotary Connection, but without all the baroque arrangements. The set's got a great version of "Compared ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label stereo pressing, including the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ SweetwaterSweetwater ... LP
Reprise, Early 70s. Very Good ... $9.99
A pretty great debut from Sweetwater – described on the cover as "Eight high-octane musicians who met and jammed in the great peanut butter octopus that is Los Angeles!" The record's got a really trippy approach that's partially folk rock, partially psychedelic soul, and which also ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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SwordsmenSwordsmen ... LP
RCA, 1969. Sealed ... $19.99
A fantastic album of obscure soul! The group features the duo of Eddie Anderson and Ray Thompson – trading vocal duets in a pointed, fragile, southern-sounding style. The Swordsmen were discovered by Nina Simone, and record here on the Stroud Enterprises imprint, which was handling some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed – but shrinkrap is open a bit in one corner.)

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SybilSybil ... LP
Next Plateau, 1989. Very Good ... $1.99
A landmark soul album – and one of the first to break that acoustic-based Soul II Soul sound back into the American market. In a late 80s market of weak tinny soul albums, this one stood out as a deep rich wonderful gem, with a solid classic sound that's still pretty darn nice in any decade! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear and bent corners.)

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Foster SylversFoster Sylvers (Pride LP) ... LP
Pride, 1973. Sealed ... $14.99
How old was Foster Sylvers when he cut this record? Seven? Eight? Whatever the case, the little tyke forever changed the face of funky music with the incredible cut "Misdemeanor" – one of those chunky funky numbers that sounds like nothing else we've ever heard, and which has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Mr Bongo. Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

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SylversSylvers (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Pride/Mr Bongo (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
TThe first album by The Sylvers – a soulful band made up of youngsters from the Los Angeles scene, but who had a lot more going on than some of the other kiddie-soul bands of the early 70s! The group's a sextet at this point, with four male voices and two female ones – coming across as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2019 Record Store Day UK/EU Release!)

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✨✧ SylviaPillow Talk ... LP
Vibration, 1973. Very Good ... $12.99
Wonderful stuff from Sylvia Robinson – the singer who scored big as a youngster in the Mickey & Sylvia group, and who later became the den mother of hip hop with her Sugar Hill label. This set was recorded during the time that Sylvia had a very successful run with her New Jersey group of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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SyreetaStevie Wonder Presents Syreeta ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
Syreeta's second album for Motown – and a set that really expands the groove from the first! (Then) husband Stevie Wonder is all over the album – and in a way, the shift between this album and the first is similar to the shift between Stevie's Music Of My Mind and later efforts like ... read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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SyreetaSyreeta ... LP
MoWest, 1972. Very Good+ ... $44.99
One of our favorite soul records of the 70s – and one of the most unique albums ever cut by Motown, too! The lovely Syreeta steps out here with key studio help from then-partner Stevie Wonder – who makes things even more righteous and more cosmic than on any of his own 70s material ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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SystemDon't Disturb This Groove ... LP
Atlantic, 1987. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Titles include "Don't Disturb This Groove", "Soul Boy", "Modern Girl", "Heart Beat Of The City", "Save Me", "Come As You Are", and "Nighttime Lover". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and some staining along the back spine.)

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Tams/ImpressionsGreatest Hits ... CD
MCA, 1960s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)


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✨✧ Tarika BlueBlue Path (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Chiaroscuro/Aartrud (Italy), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $44.99
The second album by this fantastic 70s soulful fusion combo – a group who recorded for the Chiaroscuro label around the same time as James Mason – and who have an equally sublime sort of sound! The sound is almost a more electric reworking of spiritual styles from a few years before ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Taste Of HoneyAnother Taste ... LP
Capitol, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A great album of grooves from Taste Of Honey – arguably their best record, thanks to some super production by The Mizell Brothers! The elements that worked so well on the self-titled smash from the previous year are in just as fine a form here – if not better. There's an overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the shrink with hype sticker. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Taste Of HoneyLadies Of The Eighties ... LP
Capitol, 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Not the Roy Ayers' group of the same name as the title – but a killer set from Taste Of Honey – a pair of lovelies who more than lay claim to the role – given the power they lent to female soul at the start of the 80s! The album's got a killer groove throughout – loads of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Taste Of HoneyTwice As Sweet ... LP
Capitol, 1980. Very Good ... $4.99
Twice as sweet, and mighty neat – a killer set from Taste Of Honey, and one that has the girls moving away from Mizell Brothers help in the studio, and getting some great grooves from George Duke! Duke brings in all his best jazzy soul to the duo – lots of keyboards stepping around the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In original shrinkwrap with hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Grady TateAfter The Long Drive Home ... LP
Skye, 1970. Very Good ... $7.99
Easily our favorite album ever by Grady Tate – a complex suite of tracks about adult love, loss, and redemption – put together with a focus and clarity that even surpasses his classic Windmills Of My Mind record! The whole thing was arranged and conducted by Harold Wheeler – who ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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TavaresHard Core Poetry ... LP
Capitol, 1974. Very Good ... $2.99
One of the best ever by Tavares! Hard Core Poetry is the group's second album – and one that really shows them hitting their stride, harmonically. It's got some impeccable vocals that really come together well – not as slick as on later albums, but with a polished perfection that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a few scuffs.)

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TavaresIn The City ... LP
Capitol, 1975. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A mid 70s classic from Tavares – west coast group soul, sewn up tightly by the team of Dennis Lambert and Brian Potter, who also wrote a good portion of tracks on the set! This is some seriously sublime stuff, working on a number of levels. The vocal arrangements are totally killer and on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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TavaresNew Directions ... LP
RCA, 1982. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Tavares chill things out nicely, definitely heading for the "new directions" in the title, and going for more of a mellow sound that was clearly going to help them reach new audiences in the post-disco years. The harmonies are as great as they always were in the early days, and even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available New Directions (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ TavaresNew Directions (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1982. Used ... $12.99
Tavares chill things out nicely, definitely heading for the "new directions" in the title, and going for more of a mellow sound that was clearly going to help them reach new audiences in the post-disco years. The harmonies are as great as they always were in the early days, taking a ... read more CD
(Out of print 2016 pressing, with obi – part of the great AOR City series from Japan!)
Also available New Directions ... LP 4.99

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✨✧ Gloria Ann TaylorLove Is A Hurtin Thing (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Selector Sound/Luv N' Haight, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.98
A stunning set of soul – and an album that will win you over right from the very first offbeat note! Some mad guitars introduce Gloria Ann Taylor's title cover version of "Love Is A Hurtin Thing" – and the whole album follows suit with these really unusual funky elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnnie TaylorJohnnie Taylor Philosophy Continues/One Step Beyond ... CD
Stax/Ace (UK), 1969/1971. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print, a slight tear from an old sticker on the booklet cover.)

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Johnnie TaylorOne Step Beyond ... LP
Stax, 1970. Very Good- ... $7.99
One of the coolest covers of Johnnie Taylor's early years on Stax Records – and some pretty great music to match! The album's got a wicked funky blues groove – with production by Don Davis that hangs nicely on both the hard edges and mellower moments – really showing Taylor's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has split seams and some surface wear.)

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Johnnie TaylorRated Extraordinaire ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Our favorite album ever from Johnnie Taylor – an incredible set from the late 70s that really has Taylor reinventing his sound – and coming across as a great talent for a mellow groove! The album has a wonderful smooth soul vibe all the way through – and starts with the classic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK sunburst label pressing, with lyric insert. Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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Johnnie TaylorShe's Killing Me/A New Day ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1979/1980. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Pure greatness from Johnnie Taylor – two Columbia Records releases back to back on a single CD! First up is She's Killing Me, an obscure 7 track EP from Johnnie Taylor – almost a 12" single, but with more than enough going on to make us think of it as a full album! Johnnie's in ... read more CD

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✨✧ Johnnie TaylorTaylored In Silk ... LP
Stax, 1973. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Smoother Johnnie Taylor than in earlier years – gearing up for the shift to Columbia a few years later, with backings recorded in both Detroit and Muscle Shoals. Johnnie's vocals are still fantastic – and the album sports the great hit "Cheaper To Keep Her" – but that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)
 
 



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