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Ivory Joe HunterI Had A Girl ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Great early material from 78s – with a jazzier vibe than some of Hunter's later work! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Ivory Joe HunterThis Is Ivory Joe Hunter (Ace) ... LP
Dot, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(80s UK pressing on Ace. Cover has light wear and a small mark from sticker removal.)

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Lurlean HunterBlue & Sentimental ... LP
Atlantic, 1960. Very Good+ ... $33.99
Probably the best-ever album by this obscure bluesy singer from Chicago! Jimmy Giuffre handled the arrangements, and the record has a bit more polish than some of her other albums. The tracks feature some very nice jazzy arrangements – with Jim Hall on guitar, Jimmy Jones on piano, and ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing with AT etch. Cover has a very light stain at the bottom and small seam split.)

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Willie HutchColor Her Sunshine ... LP
Motown, 1976. Very Good ... $8.99
Solid superdope soul from Willie Hutch – a self-produced, self-arranged, self-composed masterpiece that proves that he was one of the greatest things Motown had going in the mid 70s! The album's got a bit less of the wicked edges of Willie's blacksploitation work, but in its place is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a name in pen. Labels have some marker.)

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Willie HutchIn Tune ... LP
Whitfield, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Sublime sounds from Willie Hutch – a post-Motown album made for Whitfield Records – and a set that's got a wonderfully laidback, mellow funk groove! Gene Page handled the arrangements – and the sound here is more easygoing than some of Willie's funkier work – but in a great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly bent at the spine.)

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✨✧ Leroy HutsonHutson II ... LP
Curtom, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of our favorite soul albums ever – a complete masterpiece from the mighty Leroy Hutson, easily one of the greatest soul singers of the 70s! The album's got a warmth that's amazing, yet also still manages to groove all the way through – hitting a subtle, almost mellow vibe that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent Scorpio reissue.)
Also available Hutson II ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Iceberg SlimReflections ... LP
ALA, 1976. Good+ ... $14.99
A fantastic album of bad-rapping spoken material from Iceberg Slim – one of the hippest 70s sets of its type, and a great audio tribute to the man who wrote the books Pimp, Trick Baby, and Mama Black Widow! Slim reads his own work in a very laidback style, but one with a slinky, pimpish feel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Vinyl plays with clicks and crackles.)

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IkettesGold & New ... LP
United Artists, 1960s/1970s. Sealed ... $19.99
This collection features some of their bigger hits like the great "Peaches 'N Cream" plus some tracks that were moving into the 70s funk sound like the Doobie Brothers' "Listen To The Music". Overall, it's a nice collection that features them in a variety of modes. Other titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly aged and has a hole in the front. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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ImpactImpact ... LP
Atco, 1976. Very Good ... $3.99
Plenty of Impact from this great Philly group – a soaring quartet who harmonize with some great Bobby Eli arrangements – at a level that shines as strongly as the best 70s work by Blue Magic or The Spinners! Impact never broke the big time as strongly, but they're a great group in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole)

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ImpressionsFan The Fire ... LP
Chi Sound, 1981. Near Mint- ... $5.99
The Impressions fan the fire here with a great mix of grooving rhythms and super-tight harmonies – really well-crafted vocals that prove that the group are still light years ahead of most of their younger contemporaries! The Impressions are a quartet this time around – with the trio of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a cutout notch.)

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ImpressionsFinally Got Myself Together ... LP
Curtom, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A great little album by The Impressions – possibly their best of the 70s! The record's got a very solid harmony soul approach, and Lowrell Simon wrote and produced a number of tracks with Rich Tufo – giving the album the same sweet sexy sound that he brought to his best solo records, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ImpressionsImpressions Greatest Hits ... LP
ABC, 1965. Very Good ... $9.99
Far more than a regular greatest hits – this is a full-fledged album, and one that includes a number of cuts that were singles for the group, but which don't really show up on other albums. The set is all-original, all-Curtis Mayfield penned, and all Johnny Pate arranged material – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with rainbow ABC logo. Cover has light wear.)

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ImpressionsKeep On Pushing ... LP
ABC, 1964. Very Good ... $19.99
There's no need for The Impressions to push from behind – because with a record like this, they're very firmly in the driver's seat! The album's a treasure through and through – one of the greatest documents of 60s soul from the Chicago scene – filled with sublime original ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has some light wear and aging.)

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ImpressionsLoving Power ... LP
Curtom, 1976. Sealed ... $7.99
Later Curtom work from The Impressions – but still plenty darn nice, with a super-dope vocal group approach on the best tracks! The title cut is worth the price of admission alone – as it's a slow-stepping harmony tune that really burns with a sweet mellow feel – sung to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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ImpressionsNever Ending Impressions ... LP
ABC, 1964. Very Good- ... $11.99
A major winner from The Impressions! Virtually all of their material for ABC was excellent – and this LP is no exception, as it's got loads of original Curtis Mayfield compositions, and plenty of great arrangements by Chicago soul legend Johnny Pate. The group is extremely soulful at this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ ImpressionsOne By One ... LP
ABC, 1965. Very Good ... $14.99
Classic 60s Impressions material, with the legendary lineup firmly in place, and the great Johnny Pate handling all arrangements – really giving them that sense of righteous power that pushed their music past a lot of the previous group soul sounds of the Chicago scene – with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has light wear, with some delamination and pen on the back paste-on.)

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ImpressionsPeople Get Ready ... LP
ABC, 1965. Very Good ... $14.99
One of the greatest albums ever from The Impressions – and a set that takes their work to a whole new level, by bringing in an even more righteous sound! The core elements of the group's 60s genius are all in place here – compositions from Curtis Mayfield, arrangements from Johnny Pate ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has wear and staining on the bottom half. Top and bottom seams are split.)

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ImpressionsRidin' High ... LP
ABC, 1966. Very Good ... $19.99
The title and cover say it all – because The Impressions here are at the top of their game – riding high on a tremendous wave of soul, and soaring forth with a sense of pride and power few other groups could match! Maestro Johnny Pate is on board to handle the arrangements and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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ImpressionsTimes Have Changed ... LP
Curtom, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A post-Curtis Mayfield album by The Impressions – but one that crackles with the raw righteousness of Curtis' first few solo albums on Curtom! Mayfield's place here is held by the amazing Leroy Hutson – one of our favorite soul talents of the 70s, really sparkling here in the trio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has heavy wear on the spine.)
Also available Times Have Changed ... LP 19.99

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ImpressionsVersatile Impressions ... LP
ABC, 1969. Sealed ... $5.99
Less Curtis Mayfield tunes than usual – but the record still sounds great! The arrangements are by Johnny Pate, who handled the group's best work of the 60s – and he gives all the material a great sound that perfectly matches the smooth raspy harmonies of the trio. Curtis contributed ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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ImpressionsWe're A Winner ... LP
ABC, 1968. Very Good- ... $5.99
A new level of pride and power for The Impressions – as you might guess from the bold statement of the title track! It may seem hard to believe from the perspective of the 21st Century, but back in the mid 60s, a message like "We're A Winner" was quite a strong one – a new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split bottom seam.)

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Incredible Bongo Band/Ollie Nightingale/SylversThing With Two Heads ... LP
Pride, 1972. Sealed ... $19.99
We're not sure how much of this music was actually used in the crazy movie about a man with two heads from two races (white and black, natch – and starring Rosie Grier and Ray Miland), but it was produced by Michael Viner (then head of the hip Pride/MGM soul imprint), and includes two great ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with some aging.)

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✨✧ InfinityInfinity ... LP
Luminar, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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Ink SpotsGreatest Hits (Crown) ... LP
Crown, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Vocalists, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Inner CircleEverything Is Great ... LP
Island, 1979. Sealed ... $7.99
Smooth soulful reggae, from one of the few groups to successfully span both the commercial and hardcore roots worlds. The last set cut before Jacob Miller's untimely death and his final proper recording with the band, this album works the crisp and clean approach that a great deal of the reggae ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Ipi 'N TombiaWarrior ... LP
Stax, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
Weird album that came out in the early 70s, when Stax was getting their hands into so many other styles of music besides southern soul and funk. Margaret Singana's the lead vocalist of this group that plays in a sort of Afro Pop/Afro Funk style, and she lays down the lyrics on tracks like "The ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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IsisIsis ... LP
Buddah, 1974. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A great all-girl group from the 70s – and an album that's almost as famous for its nude-painted-silver bodies on the front cover as it is for the grooves on the record! The style here is somewhat in the jazzy rock vein, but with a deeper sense of soul – vocals that could stand well on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, with a cutout notch.)

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Isley BrothersDoin' Their Thing – Best Of The Isley Brothers ... LP
Tamla, Mid 60s/1969. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Best-of compilation containing tracks that the Isleys recorded during their mid 60s stint at Motown. Includes big hits like "This Old Heart Of Mine" and "Take Me In Your Arms", plus other nice stuff like "Take Some Time Out For Love", "There's No Love Left", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tamla pressing without deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Isley BrothersGrand Slam ... LP
T Neck, 1981. Very Good ... $5.99
Great work from The Isley Brothers – proof that they were still growing strongly as a group into the 80s! The Isleys are smoothing it out nicely here – going for that lean, compressed style that they used on more than a few nice records at the time. Tracks have a tight modern soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Isley BrothersLive It Up ... LP
T Neck/Columbia, 1974. Very Good ... $4.99
Mid 70s genius from the Isley Brothers – a record that has them firmly hitting their superstar mode with a fantastic blend of mellow soul and guitar-heavy funk! The record's got a sense of class, care, and poise that's head and shoulders above most of the group's contemporaries – an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Isley BrothersMission To Please ... LP
Island, 1996. Near Mint- 2LP ... $6.99
Mid 90s Isleys – with some songs written by Angela Winbush, who also produces – as does R Kelly on a few numbers too! Includes "Floatin On Your Love", 'Whenever You're Ready", "Let's Get Intimate", their cover of Simply Red's "Holding Back The Years" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Isley BrothersSpend The Night ... LP
Warner, 1989. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Isley BrothersThis Old Heart Of Mine ... LP
Tamla, 1966. Good+ ... $0.99
The Isley Brothers on Motown – a really key step forward for the group, who find a whole new level of soul with help from the Holland Dozier Holland team! There's a warmth here missing from previous Isleys material – that rough edge that was more part of their rocking years, softened a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 2 globes pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear. Label has marker.)

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Isley BrothersTwist & Shout ... LP
Wand, 1962. Very Good- ... $19.99
Hard soul genius from The Isley Brothers – a set that has the group sounding quite different than their smooth hits from later years – with a hard-burning quality that's mighty nice all the way through! The vocals are still tremendous – and in fact, given that these guys are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Isley Brothers & OthersLive At Yankee Stadium ... LP
T Neck, 1969. Very Good+ 2LP ... $7.99
Nice 2LP live set that features smoking work by the Isleys, plus other tracks by soul artists on the Buddah label – like Five Stairsteps ("Don't Change Your Love"), Judy White ("Somebody's Been Messin"), Sweet Cherries ("Love Is What You Make It"), and Edwin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a peeled spot along the opening.)

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JacksGreatest Hits ... LP
Relic, Mid/Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Chuck JacksonGoin' Back To Chuck Jackson ... LP
Motown, 1969. Very Good ... $5.99
A real change for Chuck Jackson! This album is the singer's first on Motown – and it's a striking departure from his earlier work on the Wand label, which was often done in a classier, more polished soul style that was more in keeping with the uptown mode of Wand's New York production. This ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light waviness along the opening.)

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Chuck Jackson & Tammi TerrellEarly Show ... LP
Wand, 1967. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Although the cover makes it look as if this album's a set of duets between Chuck and Tammi, it's more of a split LP – with one side of each artist, and a few tracks that seem to have them singing duets. The production's in the best uptown tradition that was used by Wand, and the track list ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and some splitting in the top seam.)

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Janet JacksonControl ... LP
A&M, 1986. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A breakout album for Janet, with prime New Jack, or should we say New Jill, Swing production from the then unstoppable Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis Flyte Tyme production team. Includes "Control", "Nasty", "What Have You Done For Me Lately", "The Pleasure ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Janet JacksonJanet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 ... LP
A&M, 1989. Very Good ... $39.99
A crowning moment in New Jack Swing – or New Jill Swing, as it were – a perfect step forward for Janet Jackson, as she continues to work with the duo of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with a vibe that was setting the scene for the rest of mainstream soul at the time! The album's got a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear at the opening.)

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Jimmy JacksonRollin' Dice ... LP
Buddah, 1976. Very Good ... $7.99
A bit of a hit-or-miss smooth soul album from Buddah, but when it hits, it hit! The best cuts have a great East Coast early 70s sound, and nice arrangements by Gene Page with a broad, sweeping feel to them. Jimmy's voice falters a bit from time to time, which gives some of the numbers a bit of a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some wear, and hype sticker.)

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Michael JacksonBad ... LP
Epic, 1987. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
The third great album in the trilogy that includes Off The Wall and Thriller – and a set that still has Michael Jackson running strong at the height of his solo powers! Quincy Jones is still at the helm, and Michael more than proves that he can still come up with a pop tune without going too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Bad (special edition) ... CD 3.99

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Michael JacksonBen (rat cover) ... LP
Motown, 1972. Very Good- ... $24.99
Michael Jackson strikes out on his own, and does a pretty darn nice job! The overall sound is prime Motown pop soul – with some very very tight arrangements by Gene Page, The Corporation, and James Carmichael – but there's also a bit more depth here too, an attempt to give Michael even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Creepy original pressing – with rat image on the cover!)

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Michael JacksonBlood On The Dance Floor – HIStory In The Mix ... LP
Epic/MJJ Music, 1997. Very Good+ 2LP ... $69.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, heavy edge wear, and bent corners.)

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Michael JacksonFarewell My Summer Love 1984 ... LP
Motown, Early 70s/1984. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A very strange little album – one that features material recorded by Michael Jackson for Motown in the early 70s, remixed with new instrumental backings to cash in on his fame in the mid 80s! Given that the work is early, the vocals are great – very much in the best Jackson 5 mode of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Missing the poster. Cover has some wear, a name in pen, and a cutout hole. Labels have a name in marker.)

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Michael JacksonInvincible (picture disc) ... LP
Epic, 2001. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
Well, it turned out that the man himself wasn't invincible – but his music has had surprising durability over the years – to a point where even later material like this sounds pretty darn great over the passing of time! The rhythms and production are more contemporary than some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Michael JacksonThriller ... LP
Epic, 1982. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Arguably the last true moment of genius in Michael Jackson's career – a record that sold a bazillion copies around the world – and for plenty good reason! Michael's still working here with Quincy Jones – in territory that steps nicely from the Off The Wall groove, into territory ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Walter JacksonGood To See You ... LP
Chi Sound/United Artists, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Sophisticated soul from the great Walter Jackson – one of the best voices ever to come out of the Chicago soul scene, and a wonderful interpreter of just about any material! The record's got some wonderful arrangements by Riley Hampton – who worked with Jackson on his earlier sessions ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Walter JacksonI Want To Come Back As A Song ... LP
Chi Sound, 1977. Near Mint- ... $3.99
It's an unfortunate fact that within a few years of stating the reincarnation-oriented title of this record, Walter would sadly have passed away, making the issue of "coming back as a song" even more pertinent. This record's one of his best of the Chisound years – and features a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Walter JacksonSpeak Her Name ... LP
Okeh, 1967. Very Good- ... $7.99
Unbelievably beautiful work – and possibly the greatest album ever from the mighty Walter Jackson! Jackson was one of the best singers to come out of the Chicago soul scene of the 60s, and his Okeh recordings are a perfect example of the city's sophisticated approach to Iceman soul – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original purple label pressing.)

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Walter JacksonWelcome Home – The Many Moods of Walter Jackson ... LP
Okeh, 1965. Very Good- ... $6.99
A sublime mix of new tunes and re-imagined standards – and a set that takes Walter Jackson into even more sophisticated soul territory than before! The record is proof that the up and coming soul artists of the 60s had a key place alongside the more established mainstream acts on the other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label Okeh pressing. Cover has some wear and a name in pen on the back.)

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Jackson 5Get It Together ... LP
Motown, 1973. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The Jacksons definitely get it together here – and pick up a tight funky groove that's mighty nice! The album has them really moving past the usual structure of their early Motown hits – and at points, the record almost hints at the direction they'd take after leaving the label – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing.)

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✨✧ Jackson 5Third Album ... LP
Motown, 1970. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
The Jacksons' third album for Motown – and definitely one that has the quintet moving full steam ahead! There's a sense of perfection here right from the get-go – that really put-together quality the boys hit with their second album, thanks to great studio help from The Corporation and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Etta JamesCome A Little Closer ... LP
Chess, 1974. Very Good+ ... $14.99
An excellent set of messed-up funky soul from Etta James – one of her killer early 70s sides for Chess! The album mixes together bluesy tracks and straight ahead soul – in a hip, bad-walking style that nicely updates Etta's older style for the 70s. The set includes a great funky cut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Spanish pressing on Movieplay, with titles in Spanish.)

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✨✧ Etta JamesDeep In The Night ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good ... $5.99
Titles include "Laying Beside You", "Only Women Bleed", "Lovesick Blues", "Piece Of My Heart", "Strange Man", and "Blind Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Etta JamesEtta James (1973) ... LP
Chess, 1973. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Heavy funk from the great Etta James – one of her standout classics from the later Chess years, done with a style that's completely different than her work of the 60s! The set was recorded in LA with a super-dope sound that's almost in a funky soundtrack mode – full horns, bits of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Etta JamesEtta James (aka Miss Etta James) ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good ... $19.99
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(Early 60s mono pressing. Cover has a split spine and bottom seam, light surface wear, and some tape residue on the seams.)

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Etta JamesMiss Etta James ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $49.99
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(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light surface wear. Spine and top seam are lined with clear tape.)

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Jimmy James & The VagabondsCome To Me Softly ... LP
Atco, 1968. Very Good ... $9.99
Jimmy James and his Vagabonds were a UK group, but they scored nicely in the US with this classic Atlantic side, which was licensed from Pye UK. The record includes their own big hit "Come To Me Softly", plus a number of other soul covers – like "I'm Just A Fool For You ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple & tan label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Leonard JamesBoppin' And A-Strollin' ... LP
Decca, 1958. Very Good+ ... $39.99
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(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Rick JamesBustin Out Of L Seven ... LP
Gordy, 1979. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Think what you might about Rick James, this is actually a pretty darn funky album – with lots of tight bass-heavy grooves! Rick's working here with the Stone City Band, in a style that's leaner and less commercial than some of his later work – going for a mainstream funk approach, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Rick JamesThrowin' Down ... LP
Gordy, 1982. Very Good ... $3.99
Rick James is massively throwing down on this classic set – tight, right, and on the money all the way through – in that trademark groove that so many others would try to cop, but never get this right! The album bristles with energy right from the start – lots of bass at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Al JarreauLook To The Rainbow – Live In Europe ... LP
Warner, 1977. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
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Al JarreauThis Time ... LP
Warner, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Titles include "Distracted", "Never Givin Up", "Gimme What You Got", "Love Is Real", "Alonzo", "Spain", and "Change Your Mind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Joe JeffreyMy Pledge Of Love ... LP
Wand, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Obscure southern soul material by Joe Jeffrey, recorded around his big title hit "Pledge Of Love", and recorded in Cleveland and in Memphis (the latter session with Chips Moman). The album's got a great version of The Impressions' "It's All Right", plus the tracks "Hey Hey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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Jive FiveTheir Greatest Hits ... LP
Relic, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Titles include the sublime "My True Story" – plus "When I Was Single", "Never Never", "Hurry Back", "Johnny Never Knew", "Rain", "These Golden Rings", and "Hully Gully Callin Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Alphonso JohnsonMoonshadows ... LP
Epic, 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of the earliest of bassist Alphonso Johnson's funky fusion albums for Epic! Moonshadows is a nice little set of choppy grooves that recalls the best Herbie Hancock moments of the early 70s, plus some of the side projects of the Headhunters. Warmly funky, but with a nice edge – with a ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Buddy JohnsonWalkin ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $8.99
Classic material from Buddy Johnson – a key figure in the transition from bigger band jazz to raw R&B in the 50s! (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label deep groove pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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JJ Johnson/Martha ReevesWillie Dynamite – Original Soundtrack ... LP
MCA, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of the greatest soundtracks of the blacksploitation era – served up with some incredible grooves from maestro JJ Johnson! The album's got a non-stop, hard-hitting groove that ranks it with the best of its time – and which is arguably even better, because most of the record isn't ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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Syl JohnsonBack For A Taste Of Your Love ... LP
Hi Records, 1973. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A great second-chapter effort from the legendary Syl Johnson – a sweet little record in which Johnson's raw vocals come into play with the tighter, warmer sound of Hi Records – with amazing results that have made the album a classic for years! The blend here is great – as Johnson' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Syl JohnsonBrings Out The Blues In Me ... LP
Shama, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Post-Twinight, and with a sound that's a little less raw, but still pretty darn soulful. The arrangements are by Syl and Simtec Simmons (from Simtec & Wylie), and the record has a good west side groove to it. The material does "bring out the blues" in Syl, but never too much, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Flyright UK pressing, from 1981.)

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Syl JohnsonDiamond In The Rough ... LP
Hi Records/London, 1974. Very Good+ ... $29.99
The great Syl Johnson – doing his thing for Hi Records on a record that's more shiny diamond than it is rough – his second album for the label and a truly underappreciated gem from the Chi soul great! Diamond In The Rough is a much sweeter set of tunes than Syl's Chicago work on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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Syl JohnsonMs Fine Brown Frame ... LP
Erect/Boardwalk, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A bit of a comeback for Chicago soul legend Syl Johnson – a set initially recorded for the smaller indie Erect, but picked up for bigger distribution by Boardwalk thanks to a catchy title hit! The sound here is quite different from Syl's Twinight or Hi Records years – still a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Syl JohnsonTotal Explosion ... LP
Hi Records, 1975. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A wicked explosion from the legendary Syl Johnson – one of his smoking sets for Hi Records – done with solid soulful help from Willie Mitchell! Mitchell's familiar Memphis groove is firmly in place here – tightly compressed rhythms and horns, vamping perfectly for Syl's raw ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram UK Pure Pleasure pressing.)

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Grace JonesFame ... LP
Island, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A classic disco stormer from Grace Jones – recorded at Sigma Sound with a real Philly groove, thanks to arrangements from John Monster Davis – and produced with a full, soaring sound from the legendary Tom Moulton! The set may well be Grace's true club classic from the late 70s – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Oran Juice JonesJuice ... LP
Def Jam, 1986. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Juice's classic album of 80s new classic soul – a mixture of quiet storm styles for the hip hop generation, with production work by Russell Simmons on most of the record, and Kurtis Blow on the track "It's Yours". Other titles include "The Rain", "Here I Go ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Quincy JonesBody Heat ... LP
A&M, 1974. Very Good+ ... $5.99
In the early 70s, Quincy Jones surrounded himself with some of the best young soul and jazz talent he could find, plus a few older pros – and the result was a great series of albums that spanned genres and created a whole new approach to modern R&B. This gem of a record was put together ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want ... LP
Daptone, 2014. Near Mint- ... $12.99
Tremendous work from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – a set that took a bit longer to hit the racks than expected, but which really shows a richness that more than makes up for the delay! Sharon's a singer who's always been great – but she steps out strongly here with a sense of ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing.)
Also available Give The People What They Want (limited edition mono version with download) ... LP 13.99

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsI Learned The Hard Way ... LP
Daptone, 2010. Near Mint- ... $19.99
The fourth album from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – solidifying what we learned pretty early on from the indomitable soul spirit that is Sharon and her impeccable combo the Dap-Kings – it's that this is not some retro soul revival novelty act, what they are is the greatest active ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Louis JordanBest Of Louis Jordan ... LP
MCA, Mid 40s/Mid 50s/1975. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
A great collection of Jordan's material from the mid 40s to the mid 50s – starting with his jazzy numbers of the earlier years, and moving into the more blues/rock 'n roll sound of later recordings. His band always sounds great and it also sounds like they're having a good time especially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label MCA pressing in a gatefold cover.)

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Louis JordanCole Slaw – Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five 1947 to 1952 ... LP
Jukebox Lil (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
16 killer small combo tracks from one of the godfathers of R&B – titles that include "Is My Pop In There", "Time Marches On", "Jordan For President", "Junco Partner", "Weak Minded Blues", "Cole Slaw", "Don't Burn The Candle ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Louis JordanGreat Rhythm & Blues Oldies Vol 1 ... LP
Blues Spectrum, Mid 70s. Very Good ... $1.99
Louis Jordan gets a sweet 70s revival – in a group with Shuggie Otis on guitar and organ, and with production by Johnny Otis! LP, Vinyl record album

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Louis JordanMan, We're Wailin ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $22.99
One of the heaviest of Louis' mid 50s recordings – recorded live, or so we're supposed to think by the subtitle – which reads "Louis Jordan & His Brilliant Tympany 5 In A Typical Late, Late, Late Night Club Performance"! Louis' voice and sax are better than we remember ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mercury pressing with deep groove.)

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Louis JordanSomebody Up There Digs Me ... LP
Wing/Mercury, 1956. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Somebody up there digs Louis Jordan – and we do too – thanks to the searing sound of these Mercury Records sides from the 50s! The approach here is a bit more rocking and R&B-influenced than Jordan's initial material – and Louis goes back to some classics, reworks their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Wing pressing with deep groove. Cover is lightly stained and flaky on the bottom half.)

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Margie JosephPhase II ... LP
Volt, 1971. Sealed ... $19.99
A great second Stax set from Margie Joseph – produced by Fred Briggs with a sound that's as full-on and righteous as the first! The groove here is definitely trying for some of the heights over at Atlantic Records at the time – possibly with a bit of a detour into Detroit – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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JoyHello ... LP
OK (Germany), 1986. Very Good+ ... $49.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(German DMM pressing.)

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JoyJoy & Tears ... LP
OK (Germany), 1986. Very Good+ ... $43.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing with just the OK logo.)

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Kimiko KasaiWe Can Fall In Love ... LP
CBS (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $29.99
One of those great 70s albums from Japanese vocalist Kimiko Kasai – a singer who started in jazz, but was equally well-suited to classy, contemporary soul – a mode that maybe made her the equivalent of Marlena Shaw or Nancy Wilson at the time! In keeping with Shaw, Kimiko works here ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has some edge wear and a center split in the spine.)

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KC & The Sunshine BandGreatest Hits ... LP
TK, 1980. Sealed ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(With hype sticker.)

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Eddie KendricksI've Got My Eyes On You ... LP
Ms Dixie, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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Eddie KendricksPeople Hold On ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A truly amazing album – unlike anything Eddie Kendricks ever did before, or since – and one of those records that really helped shape the sound of soul in the 70s! The music is as rich and powerful as the image on the cover – with some righteous undercurrents that really mark the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover is heavily stained and wavy, with stuck-on paper and peeling on front & back, and unglued bottom seam.)

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Chris KennerLand Of 1000 Dances ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Classic New Orleans soul from Chris Kenner – and just about the only 60s album issued under his name! Chris was one of the first New Orleans artists to veer into the funkier side of the spectrum – and here, he's working on a batch of all-original, chunky bottomed-tracks – filled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s mono Japanese pressing, including the insert.)

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KeynotesIn The Evening ... LP
Apollo/Relic, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Rare Apollo Records singles, plus some unreleased tracks too! LP, Vinyl record album

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Chaka KhanHello Happiness ... LP
Island, 2019. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A record that's as upbeat as its title – and a set that returns Chaka Khan to the classic club territory of her 80s solo classics! The music is contemporary, but has lots of old school flavors underneath – hints of strings around the edges, and a warmth next to the beats – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Hello Happiness ... LP 11.99

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Chaka KhanNaughty ... LP
Warner, 1980. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A great album of mellow modern soul tracks recorded in Chaka's post-Rufus years! The record was produced by the great Arif Mardin, the man who made so many of the 70s Atlantic soul records work so well – and he handled Chaka's voice with a sweet sweet sound that you don't always get on her ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is still in the shrinkwrap with a hype sticker. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Naughty ... CD 9.99

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Albert KingBorn Under A Bad Sign ... LP
Stax, 1967. Good+ ... $28.99
One of THE electric blues records of the 60s – a seminal set by Albert King that was probably blasted out of more college dorm rooms than southside juke joints, but which still more than deserves its due! The set was recorded by Stax with a nice raw sound – guitar very much upfront, ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Stax pressing with 1A matrix and CT stamp. Cover has some wear and aging, a few small stains, and splitting in the bottom seam.)

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Albert KingI Wanna Get Funky ... LP
Stax, 1973. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Albert King hardly has to make the statement in the title – as the record's plenty funky throughout, and has that great mix of blues with hipper 70s styles that you'd find in his best material for Stax Records! King's at the core, both on vocals and guitar – but the set also features ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Albert KingLive Wire/Blues Power ... LP
Stax, 1968. Very Good ... $14.99
Plenty of blues power here – a searing live set recorded by Albert King before a very enthusiastic crowd at the Fillmore in the late 60s! The album's filled with lots of King's sharp-edged guitar lines – searing with a bit more soul than your usual bluesman, possibly in part because ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Albert KingTruckload Of Lovin' ... LP
Utopia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Arranged and produced by Bert De Coteaux – and titles include "Cadillac Assembly Line", "Truckload Of Lovin", "I'm Your Mate", "Hold Hands With One Another", "Gonna Make It Somehow", "Cold Women With Warm Hearts", and "Nobody ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Utopia pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp. Label has price sticker remnants.)

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BB KingBB King In London ... LP
ABC, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
BB King in London – not playing live, but working in the studio with a host of British musicians he'd inspired over the years! The lineup varies from track to track, giving a nice sort of variety to the album – and the overall feel is a bit like some of the Chess London sessions of the ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, aging, and a cutout hole.)
 
 



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