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Gregory AbbottI'll Prove It To You ... LP
Columbia, 1988. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has light wear.)

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Johnny AceMemorial Album ... LP
Duke, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
The only full album from Johnny Ace – a key figure in the Memphis scene of the 50s, and one of the first great casualties of rock and roll! Johnny was one of the first singers to record for the legendary Duke label, and worked in a mode that helped transform the smoother style of the west ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s MCA pressing.)

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Johnny AceMemorial Album (first cover) ... LP
Duke, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
The only full album from Johnny Ace – a key figure in the Memphis scene of the 50s, and one of the first great casualties of rock and roll! Johnny was one of the first singers to record for the legendary Duke label, and worked in a mode that helped transform the smoother style of the west ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Ace Records UK pressing, from the 80s!)

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Ace SpectrumLow Rent Rendezvous ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The second chapter in a mighty 70s trilogy from Ace Spectrum – a killer set recorded for Atlantic Records, and easily some of the best group soul issued by the label in the decade! Ace Spectrum change things up a bit here from the obvious – hitting a variety of modes that move between ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Act One (Act 1)Act One ... LP
Spring, 1974. Sealed ... $16.99
An obscure soul group, but a great one – equally at home with a fragile harmony tune as they were with more uptempo groovers for the dancefloor! This one and only album from Act One is a perfect illustration of the best two sides of the east coast indie soul scene of the early 70s – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ADC BandRenaissance ... LP
Cotillion, 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A well titled album for the group, as they seem to come on here stronger than ever – really burning with a firm approach to the dancefloor, one that comes across with less of the gimmicks than you might expect from a major label funk act at the time! The album's produced by Mass Production, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and a small ink stamp on front.)

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Aleem featuring Leroy BurgessShock ... LP
Atlantic, 1987. Very Good ... $2.99
The great Leroy Burgess is still going strong on this later album from Aleem – shifting his sound to hit more of an 80s street soul groove, but one that's also got the tighter elements you'd expect from a major label set at the time! Burgess has a voice that's schooled in disco and indie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, light wear, and a promo stamp.)

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Lorez AlexandriaLorez Sings Pres – A Tribute To Lester Young ... LP
Federal, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A classic album from one of our favorite jazz singers ever – a set that really set a whole new standard for a generation! Even at this early stage, Lorez Alexandria was an amazingly accomplished vocalist – as you'll hear on this excellent selection of tunes from the Lester Young ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Danish pressing.)

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Rance Allen GroupBest Of The Rance Allen Group ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Rance Allen was one of the greatest singers on Stax who never made it during the 70s – probably because he labored in obscurity on Stax's subsidiary Truth label, a gospel imprint where Allen was unjustly stuck because of his roots in the music. Truth is, his work had as much soul as it did ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Rance Allen GroupBrothers ... LP
Truth/Stax, 1973. Very Good ... $9.99
A lesser-known gem from Rance Allen and group – recorded during their incredible early run at Stax! The sound here seems even more powerful than on the group's first album – a wicked blend of gospel and soul, served up with relatively spare instrumentation that features keyboards and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original green label pressing. Cover has some splitting in the top seam.)

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✨✧ Rance Allen GroupSoulful Experience ... LP
Truth/Stax, 1975. Very Good ... $9.99
A beautiful mix of gospel soul and heavy Memphis production – and the kind of heavy soul album that made Rance Allen one of Stax's best new artists during the 70s. David Porter produced and arranged, and the album has some great electric keyboard work by Rance that provides a perfect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting on the seams.)

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Rance Allen GroupStraight From The Heart ... LP
Stax, 1978. Sealed ... $5.99
A return to Stax by Rance Allen – his first album for the label after a stellar set for Capitol, and a much smoother set than before! Rance has learned from his work with Larry Mizell on Capitol, and is using a warmer glide on his tracks on this set – arrangements mostly done by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has one bumped corner.)

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✨✧ Gerald AlstonOpen Invitation ... LP
Motown, 1990. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some wear along the opening.)

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Carl AndersonOn & On ... LP
Epic, 1984. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A sweet second set from 80s singer Carl Anderson – a date that's got poise, class, and a heck of a lot of soul! Although a mainstream effort, there's a nice sort of depth to the record – one that shows that Columbia wasn't pitching Anderson as much towards a crossover artist as they ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pam AndersonSomething Special ... LP
Fantasy, 1988. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp and some wear.)

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Anthony & The CampSuspense ... LP
Warner, 1988. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Apollonia 6Apollonia 6 ... LP
Warner, 1984. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Aquarian DreamNorman Connors Presents Aquarian Dream ... LP
Buddah, 1976. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A wonderful debut from Aquarian Dream – a group who first appeared under the direction of Norman Connors – and who also have lots of the same blend of jazz, soul, and funk you'd find in Connors' own music of the time! Yet Aquarian Dream are very much their own bag, too – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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PP ArnoldKafunta ... LP
Immediate, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $33.99
A classic set of British soul by PP Arnold – LA native, and a onetime member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue who ended up staying behind in the UK after a mid 60s tour! The album's got a very interesting approach that's quite a bit more sophisticated than the sound of the Ike Turner group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink label pressing. Cover has an unglued top seam, ring & edge wear, and a tracklist sticker on front.)

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Art Of NoiseIn Visible Silence ... LP
Chrysalis, 1986. Very Good ... $3.99
Not as sublime as their first LP, but still a nice batch of modern pop sound collage. More traditional song structures are poking through the cool po-mo facade here. With "Opus 4", "Eye Of A Needle", "Backbeat", "Instruments Of Darkness", "Peter ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is still in the original shrinkwrap, with a hype sticker. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Alice ArthurNatural 10 ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Comedy/Spoken, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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ArtisticsI Want You To Make My Life Over ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. Sealed ... $19.99
One of The Artistics' most beautiful albums for Brunswick – and the one that includes the title song that was perhaps their greatest single! "I Want You To Make My Life Over" is a classic bit of Chicago soul – done at a level that really sums up all the sophisticated changes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Tyrone Ashley's Funky Music MachineLet Me Be Your Man ... LP
Truth & Soul, Late 60s/Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Lost funky soul from Jersey – incredible workby Tyrone Ashley & The Funky Music Machine – a rare batch of gritty harmony soul and some mighty funky numbers! Tyrone, aka Sonny Campbell, and the Machines were contemporaries of the Parliaments and future P-Funkers George Clinton and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Associated Soul GroupTop Hits of Today ... LP
Contessa, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
No players listed, but one of those groovy albums of studio guys, running through pop and soul hits of the day, in a "hitmaker" fashion that was either designed to cash in on folks who went to the record store but didn't look at the cover – or underground funk and soul fans like us, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Atlantic StarrBrilliance ... LP
A&M, 1982. Very Good ... $2.99
The title's certainly right on this one – because Atlantic Starr serve up a really brilliant blend of electro funk and mainstream soul – balanced with that near-perfect sound that made them one of the best groups of their generation! Despite the size of the combo, the sound is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve.)

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AuraAura ... LP
Mercury, Mid 70s. Very Good Gatefold ... $8.99
Is this the same group that went onto become Aurra and record disco records for Salsoul? We don't think so, but folks tell it that it is. Whatever the case, though, the record's a great batch of funky rock tracks, with some really hard groovers that crossover to a funky soul market – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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AurraLittle Love ... LP
Salsoul, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The image on the cover is a great summation of the Aurra magic – a sweet blend of male and female vocals with plenty of soul – woven together in ways that are quite different from more cliched duet modes of earlier years! The grooves are at the center of the record – set out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ AurraLive & Let Live ... LP
Salsoul, 1983. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Great grooves from Aurra – a group with a sound that's rooted in the late 70s funk of Slave, but which is given a whole new life at Salsoul by fearless leader Stephen Washington! The album's tight and right on the money at the very first note – heavy on bass, but not in a way that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Average White BandAftershock ... LP
Track, 1988. Sealed ... $4.99
Titles include "The Spirit Of Love", "Sticky Situation", "I'll Get Over You", "Later We'll Be Greater", "We're In Too Deep", "Let's Go All The Way", and "Love At First Sight". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Average White BandPerson To Person ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
Their classic double live set from the mid 70s, and as tight a batch of grooves as you'll find on their studio albums! In fact, this one might even be tighter, as it's got a good set of classic tracks performed live, with a sound that's a little bit more uptight and open than the studio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Person To Person ... CD 7.99

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Average White BandWarmer Communications ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
In case you don't get the joke, the title's a play on the fact that Atlantic Records had just been acquired by Warner Communications – now fully a major label at the end of the 70s! That fact doesn't stop the album from being a good one, though – and AWB work here with Arif Mardin on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Roy AyersLet's Do It ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Pure magic from the height of Roy Ayers' classic 70s run on Polydor – a record that's filled with warm, jazzy grooves – all served up in that unique style that Roy was forging at the time! The album perfectly balances dancefloor tracks with mellower numbers – stepping out one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed innner sleeve.)

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BabyfaceDay ... LP
Epic, 1996. Very Good ... $7.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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BabyfaceTender Lover ... LP
Solar, 1989. Very Good ... $6.99
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✨✧ Ginger Baker's Air ForceGinger Baker's Air Force ... LP
Atco, 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Out of the wreckage of Cream came some very hip grooves! Ginger Baker was the hippest of the group's 3 members – and although he's often credited by soul fans for his work with Fela, he should also get hats off for his work with the group Air Force. At its base, the group's in the jazz rock ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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LaVern BakerHer Greatest Recordings ... LP
Atco, Mid 50s. Sealed Gatefold ... $7.99
Stunning sides by one of the greatest female singers in R&B during the 50s – maybe second only to Ruth Brown, and presented in similar Atlantic Records glory! Titles include "Bop Ting A Ling", "Tra La La", "CC Rider", "Saved", "Jim Dandy" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LaVern BakerSaved ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
Beautiful stuff from LaVern – and a record that combines the mellow hit "Saved", with some more Beautiful stuff from LaVern – and a record that combines the testifying hit "Saved", with some more great R&B material as well as some grandly accented vocal tunes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing.)

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✨✧ Hank BallardOne & Only Hank Ballard & His Midnighters ... LP
King, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Hank Ballard definitely falls into the "one and only" category – especially with work as great as his sounds on this classic album for King Records! Hank sings in a style that's as badass as his look on the cover – as raw in these cuts as James Brown was during the same ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s reissue pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Hank Ballard & The MidnightersSpotlight On Hank Ballard ... LP
King, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Killer work by one of King's best singers! This set features classic Hank Ballard singles from the 50s – compiled into one LP with an image of Hank on the front, stretching out under a spotlight. Titles include some hits – like "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" – plus ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small piece of clear tape on the top seam and some marker on back.)

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Bama – The Village PoetGhettos Of The Mind ... LP
Chess, 1974. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A lost classic in the funky poetry mode of the 70s – and right up there with the best work from the time by the Last Poets, Jim Ingram, or Gil Scott Heron! Bama's got a rough-edged voice that works very well with the funkier backings of the set – handled by a team that includes Bernard ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysInjoy ... LP
Mercury, 1979. Very Good ... $3.99
Later Bar-Kays at their best – still plenty funky, but also working in a smoothly soulful style that became the group's trademark sound at Mercury! The album's got a real bass-heavy appeal from the start – working in a mode that shares a lot with Cameo, The Gap Band, and some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysMoney Talks ... LP
Stax, 1978. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
The Bar-Kays' last album for Stax – most likely recorded in earlier years – and a surprisingly funky set that still holds onto the group of the group's earlier 70s work, while also pointing the way towards the future! The overall sound isn't nearly as slick as in the Mercury years, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Allan BarnesCaretaker ... LP
Riza, 1985. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Sweet and smooth soul jazz work from the multi-talented Allan Barnes – heard here on a nice little debut that features his work on flute, keyboards, and a variety of saxes! Allan's got some top-shelf help on the record – including Larry Mizell on acoustic piano, Fred Wesley on trombone ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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BarrabasBarrabas ... LP
Atco, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $5.99
Although Barrabas began their career mostly as a soulful rock band, by this album, they're sort of heading in an uptempo funky club style – not really funk, or disco, but kind of an early blend of both, along with some of their older rock leanings. The record includes the funky tracks "S ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BarrabasHeart Of The City ... LP
Atco, 1975. Very Good+ ... $4.99
It must have cost Barrabas plenty to make the heart-shaped manhole on the cover of this album – but given the sound of the grooves, the money was well worth it! The set's a fair bit tighter than their earliest work from Spain – but also a great direction for their styles – one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Fontella BassFree ... LP
Paula, 1972. Very Good ... $14.99
Very righteous work from Fontella Bass – an album done after her time at Chess Records, and after her work in Paris with the Art Ensemble Of Chicago – in a heartfelt, southern soul mode that's totally great! Fontella's back working with producer Oliver Sain, who first brought her fame ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has discoloration from age on back.)

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Fontella BassNew Look ... LP
Checker, 1965. Very Good+ ... $24.99
With that whip in her hand, we're not gonna argue with Fontella Bass about her New Look in the photo – and we can definitely say that the whole classic album definitely lives up to her hip, powerful stance on the cover! Fontella's a singer who started in gospel, later sung jazz, but who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Checker pressing. Back cover has light aging.)

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✨✧ Hinton BattleUntapped ... LP
Qwest, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ George BensonBreezin ... LP
Warner, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A super huge hit for George – the record that took him from being a funky jazz guitarist into an R&B superstar! The album features George playing and singing over arrangements by Claus Ogerman – some of Ogerman's best of the 70s, ones that mix together his trademark pillow of sound ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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George BensonIn Flight ... LP
Warner, 1977. Very Good- Gatefold ... $0.99
Benson plays his guitar and also sings on some of these tracks. He is joined by Phil Upchurch on rhythm guitar, Ronnie Foster on electric piano & mini-moog, Jorge Dalto on clavinet & acoustic piano, Stanley Banks on bass, Harvey Mason on drums and Ralph MacDonald. Claus Ogerman arranged and ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb Bernstein's New CrusadeHerb Bernstein's New Crusade ... LP
Metromedia, 1969. Near Mint- ... $49.99
(Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Chuck BerryChuck Berry On Stage ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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(70s orange label pressing. Cover has a cut corner and some clear tape on the spine.)

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Chuck BerryChuck Berry Twist ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
A collection of Chuck's hit tunes for the kids – packaged together to cash in on the twistin' crowd, but really more of a greatest hits LP. Titles include "Roll Over Beethoven", "Maybellene", "Sweet Little Sixteen", "School Days", "Johnny B ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a name in marker on back.)

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Chuck BerryChuck Berry's Golden Decade (70s pressing) ... LP
Chess, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A classic collection of Chuck Berry's early genius – a set that introduced his best cuts to a new younger audience in the 70s! All the work here is from the early Chess Records days – and titles include "Deep Feeling", "Wee Wee Hours", "Nadine", "Brown ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chuck BerryGreat Twenty Eight ... LP
Chess, 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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(80s pressing.)

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Chuck BerryHail! Hail! Rock N Roll ... LP
MCA, 1986. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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Chuck BerryLondon Sessions ... LP
Chess, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
Chuck Berry makes the same London move as some of his other Chess Records contemporaries – and the result is one of Chuck's best albums from the later years! The set's not as star-studded as other efforts of this nature – but that's fine with us because Chuck really shines as the lead ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing.)

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Chuck BerryMore Chuck Berry ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
The title's certainly straightforward and to the point – but then again, there's not a lot to say about this one except that it's pure Chuck Berry all the way through! The album may well be one of Chuck's most -hit filled, as it's overflowing with classics like "Rock & Roll ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK Pye pressing.)

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Chuck Berry & The Steve Miller BandLive At The Fillmore Auditorium ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
The cover's a bit trippy, but the sound is anything but – and instead stands as a strong tribute to the way the early work of Chuck Berry continued to influence a generation of rockers well through the 60s! Berry's the frontman, and gets plenty of chance to sing and sear on guitar – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Big MaybelleBlues, Candy, & Big Maybelle (80s pressing) ... LP
Savoy, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
The title kind of says it all – as the album's a set of 10 bluesy tracks by Maybelle, built around her perennial hit "Candy" – a sweet and dreamy tune that's been forever kept alive by her version! The style is very much in the vein of that hit, and other tunes on the album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Big MaybelleRoots Of RnR, Blues & Early Soul Volume 13 ... LP
Savoy, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cut corner and some light stains at the bottom.)

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Big MaybelleSaga Of The Good Life & Hard Times ... LP
Rojac, 1967. Very Good- ... $11.99
A great set that may well be Big Maybelle's best record ever – really rare work that's quite different than her famous work of the 50s! The set was recorded in the Criteria studios in Miami – and it's got a cool southern soul sound that's part Bobby Blue Bland bluesy soul, and part ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & green label pressing with deep groove and "112 W 78th St" address.)

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Bill Black's ComboBill Black's Combo Goes Big Band ... LP
Hi Records, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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Black Smoke (aka Smoke)Black Smoke ... LP
Chocolate City, 1976. Sealed ... $19.99
This group were one of a number to use the name Smoke during the 70s – but at some point they were forced to change their name to Black Smoke, and you'll see the record listed both ways, but with the same cover. The band's a mixed ensemble of funk players – and they've got a sound that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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BlackbyrdsBetter Days ... LP
Fantasy, 1980. Very Good- ... $5.99
Sweet warm grooves from the mighty Blackbyrds – a set that has George Duke working with the group, giving them some of the electric vibe of his own great work! The sound is less sharply funky than the early days of the group, but still mighty nice – and titles include "Do It ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsBlackbyrds ... LP
Fantasy, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
A funky jazz treasure – and the band's landmark first album! The Blackbyrds were a legendary 70s combo that were discovered by Donald Byrd while he was teaching at Howard University – and they had a tight style that mixed raw funk influences with smoother jazz playing, creating a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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Otis BlackwellSingin The Blues ... LP
Joe Davis/Flyright (UK), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Great work from Otis Blackwell – an album originally issued on the Joe Davis label in the 50s, with a nicely jazzy current to the backings! (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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John BlairSouthern Love ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Wonderfully electric work from John Blair – a set that's a fair bit more fusion overall than his album for CTI – and which features some really great sounds from the "vitar"! From what we can tell, the instrument's a small electric guitar, but with some of the properties of ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Cicero BlakeToo Hip To Be Happy ... LP
Valley Vue, 1988. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Titles include "I Saw It Coming", "Dip My Dipper", "School Of Life", "She's Cheatin On You", "I've Got To Use My Imagination", and "Don't Throw Your Love On Me So Strong". (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby BlandGet On Down With Bobby Bland ... LP
ABC, 1975. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Brilliant later work by Bobby Blue Bland – done with backings that are much fuller than on his earlier albums – a mixture of strings and horns that really expand the sound! That doesn't keep things from being soulful, though – as Bobby's in incredible form vocally, really rising ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Bobby BlandSoulful Side Of Bobby Bland ... LP
Duke/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A fantastic collection of work from Bobby Blue Bland – tracks recorded for Duke Records, but at a mid-60s moment when Bobby was moving even more strongly into soul! Titles include "Dear Bobby", "How Does A Cheating Woman Feel", "Lover With A Reputation", "I ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby BlandSpotlighting The Man ... LP
Duke, 1967. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Fantastic stuff, like all of Bobby's early Duke albums, and a breathtaking mix of soul and R&B, with some nice jazzy touches in the arrangements. Tracks include "Wouldn't You Rather Have Me", "Ask Me Nothin' About The Blues", "Gotta Get To Know You", and "You ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on MCA. Cover has edge wear and a cutout notch.)

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Bobby Bland, Little Junior Parker, Johnny Ace, & OthersLike Er Red Hot ... LP
Duke, 1960s. Sealed ... $34.99
A killer collection of work from the Duke label – with tracks by The Rob Roys, The Casuals, The El Torros, Little Junior Parker, Paul Perryman, Bobby Bland, and Clarence Gatemouth Brown. (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing! Cover has a cut corner.)

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Bobby Blue BlandCall On Me (Bluesway pressing) ... LP
Duke/Bluesway, 1963/1973. Very Good+ ... $11.99
One of Bobby Blue Bland's best albums ever – a stunning mix of blues and soul that's the kind of killer stuff that will make you a fan of his forever! There's no beating Bland at this point in his career – and the record is one of the finest illustrations of the power he brought to his ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and some wear.)

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Mary J BligeLove & Life – Limited Edition Picture Disc ... LP
Geffen, 2003. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The queen of hip hop soul takes it back to the gutter with guest spots by Jay-Z and P-Diddy on "Love & Life", 50 Cent on "Let Me Be The One", and Method Man on "Love @ 1st Sight", but overall this one has Mary in a better mood than the last album! You've probably ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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BlowflyBlowfly's Party ... LP
Weird World, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
It's the end of the 70s, but Blowfly's still going strong on this album! The record features his "Blowfly's Rapp" – billed as "the dirtiest rap ever heard", and certainly true in those pre-gangsta days! The rest of the tracks are a mix of boogie grooves, late 70s club ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pale orange label pressing.)

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Blue Magic/Major Harris/Margie JosephLive! ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $2.99
Philly soul magic – recorded in New Jersey! This unique little set offers a wonderfully different look at the hit Philly sound that was bubbling strongly on Atlantic Records during the 70s – as it features 3 of the label's best acts in the genre, caught live in a special performance at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a tracklist sticker, and light wear.)

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Bluesman Willie with Yolanda BriggsFix My Rooster ... LP
Energy, 1988. Near Mint- ... $0.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

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BohannonBohannon ... LP
Dakar, 1975. Sealed ... $9.99
A massive amount of fast funk groovers from the mighty Hamilton Bohannon – just the kind of skittish, upbeat, and totally amazing tracks that have made him a legend for years! The sound is really stripped down – usually just bass, drums, and guitar – wrapped together in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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BohannonDance Your Ass Off ... LP
Dakar, 1976. Very Good ... $8.99
Easy to dance your ass off with music this great – a fast, firey form of funk that's very much in the best Bohannon mode – that unique groove that was unlike anything else to hit the American scene for years to come! The record's a locomotive right from the start – a completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl plays with a short click on the side 1, track 1.)

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✨✧ BohannonInsides Out ... LP
Dakar, 1974. Very Good- ... $3.99
A wonderful early record from Bohannon – and with a very different feel than usual! Although most of Bohannon's work from the time is up-tempo and funky, side two of this album has some amazing slow spacey cuts – done with a drum sound that's still quite hard, but just slower than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BohannonPhase II ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A nice disco record from Hamilton Bohannon. The album mainly contains uptempo dance numbers but there are a few slower songs like "Daddy's Little Son" – a dedication to his son whose picture is on the cover of the album. The other tracks are "Andrea", "But What Is A ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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BohannonStop & Go ... LP
Dakar, 1972. Very Good+ ... $59.99
A killer bit of early funk from the great Hamilton Bohannon – and quite possibly his greatest album ever – a really unique approach to funky rhythms, with a sound that's unlike anything else we can think of! The album's got a slower funk sound than Bohannon's later disco groove a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some peeling and splitting along the bottom seam.)

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Jim BoldenCounting The Days Till Morning ... LP
Village Giant, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $23.99
A hip set of soul jazz vocals from the west coast – sung by an obscure vocalist, but one with a nicely hip approach – maybe a bit like Oscar Brown Jr at times! Jim takes on some familiar tunes, but does a pretty groovy job – and tracks include "Days Till Morning", " ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear – but appears to be autographed on the back.)

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Gary US BondsBest Of Gary US Bonds – From The Original Session Tapes ... LP
MCA, 1984. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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Booker TI Want You ... LP
A&M, 1981. Very Good+ ... $7.99
An early 80s gem from Booker T – and continuing proof that he made some mighty nice music after he split from the MGs! This set's got Book grooving in a sweet Cali mode all the way through – a vibe that's warm, yet never sleepy at all – and blended with just the right touches of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Booker T & The MGsMelting Pot ... LP
Stax, 1971. Very Good ... $16.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Booker T & The MGs – and very different than their early work! The record has Book & Co taking off with a stretched-out jazzy sound – carving expanded grooves that are filled with sweet organ solos, choppy guitar riffs, and some incredibly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Stax pressing.)
Also available Melting Pot ... CD 6.99

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Bootsy's Rubber BandAhh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! ... LP
Warner, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
Massive work from Bootsy Collins – one of his best-ever solo albums, and a perfect summation of the P-Funk groove – focused strongly through Bootsy's own sense of stardom! George Clinton worked with Collins on production, and the album's as tight as the best Parliament or Funkadelic ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some peeling.)
Also available Ahh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! ... CD 6.99

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Gregory Perkins BowenI Made It ... LP
Sacred Staff, 1983. Very Good ... $9.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Boyz II MenChristmas Interpretations ... LP
Motown, 1993. Very Good+ ... $24.99
(Holiday Music, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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Charles Bradley/Menahan Street BandNo Time For Dreaming – The Instrumentals ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2011. Near Mint- ... $99.99
All instrumental soul – the sweet slow funk backing tracks from Charles Bradley's No Time For Dreaming album! Bradley doesn't sing at all on this version – and instead, gives the spotlight fully to Menahan Street Band – who prove that they're one of the hippest funk combos going ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tiny BradshawBreakin' Up The House ... LP
King/Charly (UK), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Nice stuff from one of our favorite R&B bandleaders of the 50s! These excellent tracks pop along with a tight rolling groove and a lively sense of rhythm that was often unmatched by some of the other sleepier groups of the time – and Bradshaw did a good job of recruiting some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kenny Brawner & Raw SugarKenny Brawner & Raw Sugar ... LP
United Artists, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Obscure batch of funky tracks, produced by Horace Ott, and released on the Pyramid subsidiary of United Artists. The tracks have sort of a late 70s well-produced funk feel, with lots of bass, and ensemble playing. Tracks include "Vibes", "Goin Home", "Stay Up", " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Brecker BrothersBrecker Brothers ... LP
Arista, 1975. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The start of a legendary run from superjazz brothers Randy and Michael Brecker – trumpeter and tenorist, respectively – already players who'd worked on a hell of a lot of previous sessions, both as a pair and on their own – finally stepping here into some well-deserved fame in the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Brecker Brothers ... CD 14.99

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Brenda & The TabulationsBrenda & The Tabulations ... LP
Top & Bottom, 1971. Very Good- ... $24.99
Great stuff – and possibly the best album ever by this classic harmony soul group! The style is wonderful – with Brenda's sweet voice in the lead, and backing by the all-male Tabulations. The overall approach was used by Gladys Knight & The Pips for years, but we've always liked ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has heavy edge wear, split bottom seam held with clear tape, and some aging.)

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Jackie BrenstonRocket 88 – Jackie Brenston & His Delta Kings Featuring Ike Turner ... LP
Chess/P-Vine (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the only full sets we've ever seen to document the great run of singles cut by Jackie Brenston in the early 50s – work initially done in Memphis, as a real precursor to that city's soul scene – and later cut also in Chicago, with a really hard-wailing approach! The set's titled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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✨✧ Dee Dee BridgewaterDee Dee Bridgewater (1976) ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- ... $8.99
Dee Dee Bridgewater's first album as a soul singer – recorded a few years after she first broke on the scene as a righteous jazz vocalist on hip early 70s classics! The sound here is different than the material Bridgewater started with, but still plenty great from a soul perspective – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a sticker spot, and some marker.)

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Calvin BrooksSmooth Flight ... LP
Brooks Burgess Brooks, 1989. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Brother To BrotherShades In Creation ... LP
Turbo, 1977. Sealed ... $2.99
Not the greatest album by this East Coast funk band – and one that shows them hitting a bit more of a crossover club sound, with lots of up-tempo funk tracks that kind of aim for a disco groove. Fortunately, the instrumentation's pretty good – and the album actually has some nice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)
 
 



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