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ZZ HillBrand New ZZ Hill ... LP
Mankind, 1971. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A classic deep soul set from ZZ Hill – done for the Mankind label, with production from Jerry "Swamp Dogg" Williams and Quin Ivy – recorded down at Muscle Shoals, with a sound that's one of the best that Hill ever received! There's a rootsy, personal feel to most of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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ZZ HillWhen A Man Loves A Woman ... LP
Kent, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(80s pressing.)

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ZZ HillZZ ... LP
United Artists, 1974. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Standout work from ZZ Hill – one of a few albums he cut for United Artists records in the early 70s, all of them great! The set's got a really tight tight feel – recorded at Fame Studios with a warm and lean style that pushes ZZ past the blusier roots of earlier sides, into a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Chris HillsEverything Is Everything – Comin Outta The Ghetto ... LP
Embryo, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
Given that Chris is a hippy-dippy looking white guy, we find it kind of hard to believe that he's actually "comin outta the ghetto" – but the album's actually a pretty decent batch of blue-eyed soul tunes, with a funky finish on the best numbers. The record is one of the few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo. Cover has two promo stickers, some ring & edge wear, and an index label.)

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George Hines & The Gospel WindsMoving Up ... LP
King, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Great 70s gospel from George Hines & The Gospel Winds – but a set that's recorded with much more of an old school vibe overall! The interplay between lead and group vocals really takes us back to some of the best male groups of the postwar years – that time when gospel vocal ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marcia HinesTake It From The Boys ... LP
Logo (UK), 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Loleatta HollowayCry To Me (180 gram clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Aware/Tidal Waves, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A wonderful album of southern soul from Loleatta Holloway! The record was her last in the deep soul mode – and it's a gem that should have made her as big as her later disco records – a really well-crafted extension of styles that Stax and Atlantic had done in the 60s, but given a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 250 – on clear heavyweight vinyl!)

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✨✧ John Lee HookerI'm John Lee Hooker ... LP
Vee Jay, 1959. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Classic Chicago blues issued on Vee Jay – recorded by John Lee Hooker in a handful of sessions over the second half of the 50s – an incredible document of Hooker's lonely roots as well as a benchmark for the band based live blues scenes in the years to come! I'm John Lee Hooker was ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Back cover has a light stain near the bottom, but this is a nice copy!)

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John Lee Hooker/Paul Howard/Ralph WillisMoanin & Stompin Blues (2LP Set) ... LP
Gusto, 1960. Near Mint- 2LP ... $16.99
A great 70s two-fer including rare blues from the early days of King Records from John Lee Hooker, Paul Howard, and Ralph Willis. Gritty tracks that have Hooker at his best postwar mode – really bridging the worlds of rural and urban blues, and setting a sound that would later become the ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lightnin HopkinsBlue Lightnin ... LP
Jewel, 1965. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A really nice later set from legendary Texas blues titan Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins – done up for the Jewel label with a bit of the spark that was missing from the hit & miss work he did earlier in the decade for Bluesville! Blue Lightnin' also has a down and dirty style in spots, ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Teal label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, mostly split top seam, and some splitting in the bottom seam.)
Also available Blue Lightnin' ... LP 9.99

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Lightnin HopkinsBlue Lightnin' ... LP
Jewel, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A really nice later set from legendary Texas blues titan Sam "Lightnin'" Hopkins – done up for the Jewel label with a bit of the spark that was missing from the hit & miss work he did earlier in the decade for Bluesville! Blue Lightnin' also has a down and dirty style in spots, ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Blue Lightnin ... LP 19.99

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Jimmy Bo HorneBest Of Jimmy Bo Horne ... LP
TK (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Hot ChocolateHot Chocolate ... LP
Big Tree, 1975. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A killer set from one of the most unique acts of the 70s – the legendary Hot Chocolate, a group with a sound unlike anyone else at the time! Hot Chocolate's groove was a bit soul, a bit rock, and often nicely funky underneath – and the British group really won lots of new ears on this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole)

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Cissy HoustonCissy Houston (Private Stock) ... LP
Private Stock, 1977. Near Mint- ... $0.99
One of the best 70s showcases for the mighty vocals of Cissy Houston – that tremendous approach that was rooted in gospel, but burst out strongly in the secular world – thanks to records like this! Houston's working here with clubby maestro Michael Zager, but the set's not all disco ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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Cissy HoustonStep Aside For A Lady ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(UK pressing. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Cissy HoustonThink It Over ... LP
Private Stock, 1978. Near Mint- ... $2.99
No need to think it over here – as the album's so groovy, we jump right in – thanks to plenty of upbeat disco arrangements from arranger Michael Zager! Zager worked previously with Cissy Houston, but here he really takes her out to the clubs – mixing strings and rhythms into some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing, including insert.)

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Thelma HoustonNever Gonna Be Another One ... LP
RCA, 1981. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great 80s groove from Thelma Houston – a set with arrangements that are leaner and meaner than before, still topped with those amazing soul diva vocals! Arrangements on the set are handled by George Tobin & Mike Piccirillo – who really give the album a nice sort of focus – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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Thelma HoustonSunshower ... LP
Dunhill, 1969. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A pretty darn amazing album from Thelma Houston – recorded during the zenith of Jimmy Webb's career, when Jimmy was not only one of the hippest songwriters in pop, but also kind of a mini-Burt Bacharach, writing, arranging, and conducting albums for a variety of stars. This little gem ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Camille Howard/Priscilla Bowman/Christine Kittrell/Edith MackeyRock N Roll Mamas ... LP
Charly (UK), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Don't think "rock n roll", think pre-soul – as the set features excellent work from these four fantastic singers! LP, Vinyl record album

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Howlin WolfHowlin Wolf Album ... LP
Cadet/Get On Down, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 20.98
A killer album of funky blues – recorded by Howlin Wolf during the period when Chess/Cadet was backing its older artists up with some of the newer funk musicians it had working in its studios! The overall sound works quite well – and although purists at the time moaned at the way ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Howlin WolfMore Real Folk Blues ... LP
Chess, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $69.99
A much earlier set of tracks than the first volume of Real Folk Blues from Howlin Wolf – mostly material recorded in the mid 50s, both in Chicago and Memphis – all with a really nitty gritty sort of feel! There's a rough and rootsy mode going on here – one that has Wolf's raspy ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing without deep groove, matrix ending in 1A. Cover has an Electronically Altered For Stereo sticker, some ring & edge wear, and a small peeled spot and some remnants from sticker removal on front.)

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✨✧ Al Hudson & One WayNew Beginning ... LP
Capitol, 1988. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Langston Hughes & Margaret DannerWriters Of The Revolution ... LP
Black Forum, 1970. Near Mint- ... $24.99
These two important African-American writers share thoughts about their work – in a relaxed setting that also features them reading bits and pieces from time to time. As with most of Langston Hughes' recordings, his voice is incredible, and it's great to hear him present his own poems in his ... (Spoken Word, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Human LeagueHysteria ... LP
Virgin/A&M, 1984. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $3.99
A bit later in the classic range for Human League – but still pretty darn great! By this point, Phil Oakey and crew are heading straight for the dancefloor on most numbers – hitting a bassy, slightly funky style that almost comes off like Gang Of Four around the same period – but ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Human LeagueLeague Unlimited Orchestra – Love & Dancing ... LP
A&M, 1981/1982. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A cool little album of instrumental work by the Human League – mostly pulled from sessions for their first few big hits, and remixed slightly by Martin Rushnet! There's a spare electronic groove here that's very nice – not nearly as dark as the group's first few analogue-heavy singles, ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bobbi HumphreyBlacks & Blues ... LP
Blue Note, 1974. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
The greatest moment ever from the legendary Bobbi Humphrey – a funky, soulful flute player who had more than her share of great moments over the years! This set may well be the summation of all the genius that Humphrey had to offer – a collaboration with genius producer Larry Mizell, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cut corner, some ring & edge wear, and bent corners.)

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Tommy HuntYour Man ... LP
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
A great collection of uptown 60s soul from Tommy Hunt! LP, Vinyl record album

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Ivory Joe HunterJumping At The Dew Drop ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Mid 40s-Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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Ivory Joe HunterReturn Of Ivory Joe Hunter ... LP
Epic, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
One of a number of later comeback sides from older bluesman Ivory Joe Hunter – recorded with arrangements from Charlie Chalmers and Sandra Rhodes, with backing by a small combo that includes keyboards from Isaac Hayes, who gives Joe a big endorsement on the back cover! The style here is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ringwear and a tracklist sticker.)

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✨✧ Steve Silk HurleyWork It Out Compilation ... LP
Atlantic, 1989. Near Mint- ... $4.99
8 tracks, including a couple of certified Chicago house classics, on this major compilation that took the Chicago club sound and delivered it to the masses: "Work It Out", "Cold World", "Love Baby", "I Can't Let Go", "Chain Of Fools", "Think!&q ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, cutout notch, and a Play It Say It sticker.)

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Willie HutchFoxy Brown ... LP
Motown, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 24.99
A monster! Foxy Brown is Willie Hutch's magnificent soundtrack for Foxy Brown – a Pam Grier blacksploitation film from the early 70s – and it's pure genius all the way through, a record filled with some of the best funky soundtrack cuts of the era! Willie's got a real Curtis Mayfield ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Phyllis HymanYou Know How To Love Me ... LP
Arista, 1979. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A classic 1979 album from Phyllis Hyman! Hyman was one of the few female singers who started in the pre-disco years and managed to move through the disco years with a good groove – but never get totally swamped by the production styles of the day. She stuck close to her roots as a jazzy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available
You Know How To Love Me (with bonus track) ... CD 4.99
You Know How To Love Me (Japanese pressing) ... CD 6.99

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Roy Hytower & MotifRoot Doctor ... LP
Diamond Gem, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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ImpressionsOne By One ... LP
ABC, 1965. Very Good- ... $11.99
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, some aging, and a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ James IngramIt's Real ... LP
Warner, 1989. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Great vocals and modern production – a mix of James Ingram's older roots in soul music, and some of the more contemporary soul modes coming down at the end of the 80s! Ingram's got a power in his voice that just won't quit – soaring out wonderfully and warmly, even when the rhythms are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve.)

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James IngramIt's Your Night ... LP
Quest, 1983. Sealed ... $4.99
Early crossover work as a solo act from James Ingram – and a set that features some stellar production from Quincy Jones! The album's one of the best of Q's pop-styled efforts of the time – and although it played big at the time, it's got a sound that's much better than we remember, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with hype sticker. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Weldon IrvineSpirit Man ... LP
RCA/Nature Sounds, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 21.98
Massively funky work from the mighty Weldon Irvine – sublimely cosmic and filled with soul throughout! The vibe here is a bit more focused than on some of Weldon's earlier albums – a moody blend of electric keys, heavy percussion, and some slight bits of jazzy solo work by trumpeters ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice new reissue from Nature Sounds – with updated artwork, created using rare photos from the original album cover shoot!)
Also available Spirit Man (Japanese pressing) ... CD 24.99

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Ayumi IshidaOur Connection ... LP
Columbia (Japan), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $49.99
Ayumi Ishida's a great singer with an unusual style – a sweet vocal approach that takes an older Japanese style of pop and pushes it forward to the smoother, more soulful styles of the 70s – served up here with all the best jazzy touches in the instrumentation and production! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nicely-done reissue – with textured cover and obi!)

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Isley BrothersHeat Is On ... LP
T Neck, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
A great mix of heavy funk and sweeter ballads from the Isley Brothers – and a record that's filled with two-part tracks that really let them stretch out and groove! The tunes have a bit more bass and keyboards than before – an approach that's even more electric than Isley funk of a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Also available Heat Is On (expanded edition) ... CD 4.99

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IvyHold Me ... LP
Heat, 1984. Sealed ... $24.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Chuck JacksonEncore ... LP
Wand, 1963. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Fantastic work from the great Chuck Jackson – a singer who was really at the height of his powers during these early years of his career! Chuck's maybe best known for heartbreaking material – and the notes on the album actually refer, oddly, to these songs as "the crying towel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Chuck JacksonMr Everything ... LP
Wand, 1965. Very Good- ... $9.99
Chuck Jackson may be Mr Everything in the title – but there's one thing he does especially well on this classic 60s album – deliver a rock-solid sort of heartbreaking soul – the sort that few others could touch at the time! Jackson often doesn't get his due in the history books ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a few clicks. Cover is great, save for a small name on the back.)

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Chuck Jackson & Maxine BrownHold On, We're Coming ... LP
Wand, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The team of Chuck Jackson & Maxine Brown team up to reprise a set of 60s soul hits and earlier R&B tunes – all done in a style that's a lot harder than both of their individual work for the Wand label! Chuck sounds especially rootsy here – in a glimpse of the style he'd go for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, but is nice overall!)

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Chuck Jackson & Maxine BrownSaying Something ... LP
Wand, 1965. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Wand's two best vocalists both team up in a tasty set of duets that are a nice counterpoint to some of the other male/female teams of the 60s. Why? Well, because Wand's beautiful uptown production gives both of the singers a more sophisticated edge than you'd hear in some of the other, more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, but is nice overall!)

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✨✧ Freddie JacksonDo Me Again ... LP
Capitol/Orpheus, 1990. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Freddie Jackson in full effect – stepping out in a set of smooth, mellow, and midtempo numbers – all very much in that 80s male soul sound he helped forge in the first years of his career – still very much in place at the time of this set! The record's not one to rewrite the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Freddie JacksonJust Like The First Time ... LP
Capitol, 1986. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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Freddie JacksonRock Me Tonight ... LP
Capitol, 1985. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Freddie Jackson was certainly one of the biggest new soul stars of the 80s – and this debut LP is still a treasure! Freddie's got a skill that transcends his age – with an approach that's decidedly 80s, but classic enough to last for years and years. The songs on the record are all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ George JacksonGeorge Jackson In Memphis ... LP
Ace/Kent (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A stunning collection of work from the great George Jackson – a real 70s powerhouse in southern soul, but an artist who didn't always get the chance to shine as much as he should! One reason for that was that Jackson only issued singles during the decade – work here collected from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Henry JacksonAgain & Again ... LP
Hope Song, 1982. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Missing inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner and a cutout notch.)

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Janet JacksonControl ... LP
A&M, 1986. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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.)

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Janet JacksonJanet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 ... LP
A&M, 1989. Very Good+ ... $34.99
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
(Original pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light edge wear.)

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Jermaine JacksonFeel The Fire ... LP
Motown, 1977. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Jermaine's going the way of most of Motown at this point – popping the bass pretty heavily, and grooving in a smooth funky mode. The cuts that go too over the top with the funky stuff definitely lose us – but there's a few decent mellow soul tracks that redeem the album, and which keep ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LaToya JacksonHeart Don't Lie ... LP
Private I, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
LaToya Jackson's sounding great on this set from the early 80s – a record that does a great job of reinventing her style with some tight dancefloor energy! The set's done with plenty of help from Amir Bayyan, of the Kay-Gees – an artist who's clearly got a pedigree in grooves, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a dent at the opening.)

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LaToya JacksonImagination ... LP
Private I, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A bouncy 80s soul set from LaToya Jackson – filled with beat-heavy tunes and catchy pop riffs! The record's got a bit more crossover than Jackson's previous set – even though it didn't make its mark at the time – and LaToya continues that upbeat, ebullient groove she brought to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Michael JacksonOff The Wall ... LP
Epic, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Michael, if only you'd stayed at this level! This 1979 solo album by Michael is a killer batch of soul grooves – one of his best moments ever, and a crowning cap to a stellar 70s run – both as a younger solo act, and with the whole Jackson family! Quincy Jones produced, and the album's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Michael JacksonThriller ... LP
Epic, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 20.98
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

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Millie JacksonIt Hurts So Good ... LP
Spring, 1973. Near Mint- ... $43.99
An excellent early album from Millie Jackson – recorded in a southern soul style in New York and Muscle Shoals, but a lot hipper than most of the rest of the female soul that was coming out of the south at the time. For one thing, Millie was a bad mamma singer – rapping hard and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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Paul JacksonBlack Octopus ... LP
East World (Japan), 1978. Near Mint- ... $99.99
Rare Japanese-only session by the monster bassist of The Headhunters – a killer set that masterfully toes the line between heavy jazz funk and a looser soul jazz vibe! Paul Jackson leads a group that includes fellow Headhunter Bennie Maupin, and other jazz funk legends like Herbie Hancock, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with insert! Cover has a cut corner, but is great overall.)

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Rebbie JacksonCentipede ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great set from Rebbie Jackson – a batch of 80s groovers that's way different than work from siblings Michael or Janet – and done with a percolating sort of vibe that's quite different from some of the core projects of the rest of the Jacksons universe! Wayne Henderson handled most of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Rebbie JacksonReaction ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A smoking second album from Rebbie Jackson – a set that has Rebbie working with strong production help from two of the bigger aspects of the Columbia Records soul family in the 80s – Tito Jackson and Reggie Lucas, who each handle a handful of songs along with David Conley and Howie Rice. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Walter JacksonWelcome Home – The Many Moods of Walter Jackson ... LP
Okeh, 1965. Very Good- ... $2.99
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 mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Etta JamesDeep In The Night ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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 a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Rick JamesFlag ... LP
Gordy, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover has a promo sticker and a bent corner at the bottom right.)

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JAMMJAMM ... LP
Epic, 1988. Very Good ... $3.99
Lead vocals by Freddy Boy, keyboards by Keecho – and production by both! Titles include "Up Down", "Ready For Love", "So Fine", "One & Only", "Deja Vu", and "Don't Try To Read My Mind". LP, Vinyl record album

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Al JarreauAll Fly Home ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Classic fusiony jazzy soulful vocals from Al, with the bright kind of LA groove that brought Al into millions of living rooms during the 70s. Tracks include "I'm Home", "Brite & Sunny Babe", "Fly", "I Do", "Thinkin' About It Too", and his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Al JarreauBreakin' Away ... LP
Warner, 1981. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Sublime sounds from Al Jarreau – exactly the kind of record that made him a unique superstar at the time of its release, and which still continues to fly Al's flag strongly all these many years later! Jarreau's got that perfect blend between jazz roots and soulful expression here – set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has partially unglued seams and some stains at the bottom.)

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✨✧ JBsDamn Right I Am Somebody ... LP
People, 1974. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An incredible album – quite possibly our favorite record by the JBs, ever! The set starts with a wonderful conversational bit – rapping and musing on the idea of "Damn Right, I Am Somebody" – showing the group in a political and righteous mode for the first time ever. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition Get On Down pressing– with bonus flexi of "Blow Your Head" in a rare undubbed version! Still in the people outer sleeve too.)

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JBsHustle With Speed ... LP
People/Get On Down, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 19.98
One of the most fantastic albums by the JBs – a masterpiece of funky jamming, tight instrumentation, and that free yet tight style of the James Brown 70s years! The tracks are longer than on some of the earlier singles – especially the 8 minute jammer "(It's Not The Express) It's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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JBsThese Are The JBs ... LP
Now Again, 1970. New Copy ... $19.99 24.98
A stunner of a record – the first-ever album by The JBs, never issued back in the day – and lost for years until it recently resurfaced on a test pressing! The set features a leaner, more stripped-down version of the group – one that features Bootsy Collins on bass, and which ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Also comes with a great book – detailing the album and its rescue from obscurity!)
Also available These Are The JBs ... CD 12.99

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Johnny JenkinsTon-Ton Macoute! (180 gram pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Atco/4 Men With Beards, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 24.99
An excellent bit of raw funky southern soul from Johnny Jenkins – recorded in Macon, GA, and one of the last relics of the relations that Atlantic Records had with all of the little local scenes in the south! Ton-Ton Macoute is one of those records that manages to blend funk, blues, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Damita JoDamita Jo Sings ... LP
Vee Jay, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Vocalists, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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General JohnsonGenerally Speaking (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Invictus/Demon (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A great solo album by this member of Chairmen of the Board – done with some wicked Holland Dozier Holland production, at a level that almost makes Johnson sound heavier here than in his work with his more famous group! The vocals have that same sort of crazy pinched sound that he had with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lorraine JohnsonFeed The Flame ... LP
Epic (UK), 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
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(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Marv JohnsonMore Marv Johnson ... LP
United Artists, 1960. Good+ ... $9.99
Early Detroit soul – the second LP by the great Marv Johnson, one of the first talents to be supervised by a young Berry Gordy! In fact, it could be said that everything Berry put into his work with Marv led to the formation of Motown – as Marv's mixture of smooth vocals and swinging ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has tape on the seams.)

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✨✧ Paul JohnsonPaul Johnson ... LP
Epic, 1987. Very Good+ ... $2.99
One of the few US releases by R&B singer Paul Johnson – formerly with the group Paradise before he recorded this debut album as a solo act for Epic. The album's a mixture of quiet storm and slow jam styles – a good fit for Johnson's vocals, which aren't that over the top, but do ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Samuel Jonathan JohnsonMy Music ... LP
Columbia/Be With (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
One of our favorite 70s soul records ever – and a totally unique set as well! To our ears, Samuel Jonathan Johnson belongs in the company of Roy Ayers, Norman Connors, and other spiritual soul heavyweights – even though he only ever cut this one album for Columbia Records back in 1978! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Syl JohnsonBack For A Taste Of Your Love ... LP
Hi Records, 1973. Near Mint- ... $43.99
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 light wear and a cutout hole.)

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Syl JohnsonComplete Mythology (6LPs & 4CDs box set) ... LP
Numero, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 6LPs/4CDs ... $68.99 79.98
A really really amazing package – the full story of the early years of Syl Johnson – one of the funkiest soul singers to ever come from Chicago! Syl's music has become the stuff of legend over the years – initially collected in rare funky 45s and two even rarer albums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Syl JohnsonDresses Too Short ... LP
Twinight/Numero, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $10.99 18.99
The funkiest album that Syl Johnson ever recorded – filled with short, tight cuts that play more like a stack of funky 45s than the standard soul album of the time! The record draws from the great run of singles that Syl cut for Twinight Records at the end of the 60s – some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful reissue – with great vinyl, and a very heavy cover!)

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonIs It Because I'm Black (50th Anniversary edition – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Twinight/Numero, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the best-ever soul albums to come out of Chicago – and it may well be one of the best soul albums ever! The set's the deepest that Syl Johnson ever recorded – and it takes all the hard, raw soul he forged on previous funky 45s – and spins it out in longer album format ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl pressed at RTI!)

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Syl JohnsonLove Chimes ... LP
Hi Records/Demon (UK), Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A great UK collection of Hi Records singles and LP tracks by Syl Johnson – all recorded in Memphis by Willie Mitchell! Titles include "We Did It", "I'm Yours", "Feelin Frisky", "The Love You Left Behind", "I Want To Take You Home", "You ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsAmerican Love Call ... LP
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99
Man, these guys just keep on getting better – and this time around, Durand Jones & The Indications deliver a record that's way more than just another funk band with a lead singer! Instead, there's a depth and complexity to this set that takes us back to our favorite indie soul albums at ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Grace JonesInside Story ... LP
Manhattan, 1986. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Linda JonesHypnotized ... LP
Loma, Late 60s. Very Good ... $44.99
One of the greatest female singers on the east coast scene at the end of the 60s – heard here on a classic Warner Brothers set that includes some of her best-remembered tracks! At some level, the set's a prequel to Linda's later recordings for the Stang/All Platinum label – as it ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some splitting in the top seam.)

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Quincy JonesGula Matari ... LP
A&M, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
A real step forward for Quincy Jones – a record that really shows the jazzman moving into sophisticated new territory – a sound that's just right for the CTI generation! The album's got a vibe that's a bit similar to Quincy's Walking In Space album, but it's a lot deeper too – ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing.)

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Quincy JonesQ – The Best Of Quincy Jones ... LP
A&M, Late 70s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
An excellent set of 70s soulful fusion from Quincy – recorded during his legendary A&M years, when he was working with some of the best new singers in the soul business, like Leon Ware, Patti Austin, Luther Vandross, and James Ingram. The album leans towards the smoother soulful side of ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a Best For Less sticker on front.)

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✨✧ Tamiko JonesI'll Be Anything For You ... LP
CTI/Pleasure For Music (UK), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Fantastic work from Tamiko Jones – one of the more enigmatic soul singers of her generation! Tamiko could always handle a number of styles – and on this set, she moves between jazz and deep soul, working through a set of tracks that were recorded at either Sam Phillips in Memphis, or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Louis Jordan & His Timpany FiveJivin' With Jordan ... LP
Charly (UK), 1940s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $13.99
An excellent collection of some of Louis Jordan's best work – his seminal 40s sides for Decca, recorded with his hard-swinging Timpany Five combo! The tracks are short and swinging, a key precursor to R&B and later soul – delivered with an undeniable groove and plenty of good ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tenita JordanTenita ... LP
Top Priority, 1986. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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Margie JosephFeeling My Way ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Margie Joseph's working here with 70s smooth soul maestro Johnny Bristol – and the resulting album is every bit as great as Bristol's own work from the time! Johnny's in perfect form here – coming up with those slightly funky, slightly polished backings that were his best stock in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and tracklist sticker.)

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Margie JosephMargie Joseph Makes A New Impression ... LP
Volt, 1970. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A great early album from Margie Joseph – and a real standout in the post-Atlantic Stax Record scene! The sound here isn't as standard Memphis as some of the other records on the label at the time – more a blend of southern soul, Detroit styles, and a few other bits – pulled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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JPQ (Jimmy Person Quintet)Quintessence (180 gram clear pressing) ... LP
Jam A Ditty/Tidal Waves, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A really cool combo from the Carolina scene – headed up by singer/guitarist Jimmy Person, and working here in a mode that's a lot tighter and groovier than most other soul acts of the period! The group played local bars and restaurants – indicated by a reproduction of one of their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 100 – on heavyweight clear vinyl!)

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Jr WalkerSmooth Soul ... LP
Motown (UK), 1978. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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(UK pressing. Back cover has a promo stamp)

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✨✧ JuicySpread The Love ... LP
CBS, 1987. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A great later album from the Juicy duo – very much in the tightly grooving mode of their debut, thanks to continued production work by Deodato! The style's smooth, focused, and sharp-edged – but all without sounding too chart-oriented or clunky – and although the beats are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Orlando JuliusDance Afro-Beat ... LP
Afro-Beat, 1984. Good ... $9.99
An obscure album of 80s grooves from the man who virtually invented African Funk! As you can guess by the date, this one's not in the harder mode of Julius' earlier sessions – but it's still got some great choppy Fela-like grooves, and instrumentation that's still quite committed to ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and staining.)

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JumboCity Girls ... LP
Hansa, 1978. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The second album from Jumbo – a German group that's probably better known for their first set on Prelude, but who sound even better here! The cloying approach of the first record is really toned down – and there's a nice approach to the German disco style that still uses some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and a spot of pen.)

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✨✧ Sami Kamara & His Black DiamondsSongs & Rhythms From Sierra Leone ... LP
Afro Request, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A very rootsy album of stripped down tracks by Sami Kamara and his Black Diamonds group. Sami plays guitar, sings, and handles the occasional kazoo solo – and the rest of the group play percussion and vocalize behind him. The sound's kind of like a rootsy version of highlife – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and staining.)

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Madleen KaneRough Diamond ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Hard to believe that anyone would call Madleen Kane a rough diamond – especially with her polished look on the cover, and an equally polished set of grooves underneath! The album features arrangements from the team of Tony Lester and Thor Baldurson – and you can definitely hear ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and light wear.)

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✨✧ KashifLove Changes ... LP
Arista, 1987. Very Good ... $1.99
Exactly the kind of record that shows why Kashif was one of the leading mainstream talents of the 80s – a set that not only has the artist really maturing as a singer, songwriter, and producer – but one that also has him reaching out to bring in a host of other talents from the time as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Harrison KennedyHypnotic Music (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Invictus/Demon (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
An amazing solo effort from Harrison Kennedy – a record that's quite different than his work with Chairmen Of The Board, and a set that's easily one of the most compelling albums ever issued on the Invictus Records label! The set's nice and funky at times – the heaviest expression of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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