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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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Leroy HutsonMan! ... LP
Curtom, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
A killer early album by the great Leroy Hutson – the first set that has him stepping out as a true soul genius for the 70s! Hutson had originally been a later member of The Impressions – replacing Curtis Mayfield briefly after he'd gone solo – but he also had spent a fair bit of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Leroy HutsonUnforgettable ... LP
Curtom/Acid Jazz (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
A great little set from Leroy Hutson – proof that he was still going strong through all his years at Curtom! The vibe here is a bit different than his first few records, and you might be suspicious with Leroy wearing a disco shirt on the front – but the sound is wonderful, and only ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Unforgettable (with bonus tracks) ... CD 16.99

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IceIce (aka Each Man Makes His Own Destiny) ... LP
Prestige, 1973. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A really great chapter in the long and funky history of the musicians that also played in Lafayette Afro Rock Band and Cane & Abel – and a cool little set that may be one of the best records to ever come from the collective! The players work here as Ice – and come across like some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a bumped corner.)

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IkettesGold & New ... LP
United Artists, 1960s/1970s. Sealed ... $24.99
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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ImaniOut Of The Blue (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mad About Records (Portugal), 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $31.99
A really fantastic little record – one that's an equal blend of jazz and soul, with a sound that's very much in the most righteous side of the spectrum for both! These guys are maybe a bit like James Mason on his classic album – in that they've clearly got deeper ideas going on, and a ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000!)

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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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ImpressionsImpressions Greatest Hits ... LP
ABC, 1965. Very Good ... $6.99
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 ... $14.99
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 ... $5.99
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- ... $9.99
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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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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✨✧ ImpressionsThis Is My Country ... LP
Curtom, 1968. Very Good+ ... $24.99
The Impressions are wearing their politics much more on their sleeve at this point – what with a cover that shows them standing in the rubble of the ghetto, and a title that is both a bold proclamation of ownership, and a sad comment on the state of affairs. Curtis Mayfield's pen is in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Bell Sound stamp.)

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ImpressionsTimes Have Changed ... LP
Curtom/Love Vinyl (UK), 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
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
Also available Times Have Changed ... LP 19.99

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ImpressionsTimes Have Changed ... LP
Curtom, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... $19.99
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 an unglued bottom seam.)
Also available Times Have Changed ... LP 19.99

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ImpressionsVersatile Impressions ... LP
ABC, 1969. Sealed ... $3.99
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 BandBongo Rock (180 gram deluxe 40th anniversary edition) ... LP
Pride/Mr Bongo (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A landmark album that is perhaps the single most influential beat source in hip hop! The record was the brainchild of bongo player Michael Viner – who also happened to be running the Pride subsidiary of MGM at the time. Viner's got a meeeeeean touch on the bongo, hitting it hard and funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Super-heavy 40th anniversary reissue – on the same mirror-style cover as the original, with heavy tip-on cover!)

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Ink SpotsGreatest Hits (Crown) ... LP
Crown, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
(Vocalists, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Inner CircleEverything Is Great ... LP
Island, 1979. Sealed ... $5.99
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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Weldon IrvineCosmic Vortex (Justice Divine) (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RCA/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 44.98
A genius bit of work from the legendary Weldon Irvine – a mightily righteous effort that more than lives up to its heady title and cover! After turning out 2 great albums on his own indie Nodlew label, Weldon really steps into greatness with this set – using the bigger budget of his ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Cosmic Vortex (Justice Divine) ... CD 19.99

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Akira IshikawaBack To Rhythm ... LP
Sony/Mr Bongo (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 24.98
Heavy funk from a hip Japanese combo – one that features lots of drums and percussion from leader Akira Ishikawa, plus plenty of guitar, keyboards, and hard-riffing horns! Akira's taking most of his cues here from American funk of the early 70s – work by Incredible Bongo Band, BT ... (Jazz, 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+ ... $4.99
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 BrothersHarvest For The World ... LP
T Neck, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Fantastic Isleys from the mid-70s! The record has the group dropping their heavy funk style (which was sounding a bit tired by this point), and picking up a strident soul groove that buoyed their tracks with a spiritual sound that reminds us of some of the best moments from the Brother Brother ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Isley BrothersMasterpiece ... LP
Warner, 1985. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A hard title to carry for most groups, but just about any release by the Isley Brothers is a masterpiece in our book! Even at this mid 80s point, the Brothers sound great – sliding along in some warm mellow tracks that make the album really worth owning – the kind of laidback soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Isley BrothersTwist & Shout ... LP
Wand, 1962. Very Good ... $9.99
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
(Sundazed stereo reissue pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Isley Brothers/The ChiffonsStarring The Isley Brothers & The Chiffons – With Charlie Francis ... LP
Spin O Rama, Early 60s. Sealed ... $9.99
A real cheapo set – one of those that takes songs by big stars and puts them on the front, but which also features some filler material too. From what we can tell, The Chiffons sing "Tonights The Night" and "Let Me Know" – and The Isley Brothers seem to be singing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Shrinkwrap is cracked a bit at the opening.)

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Isley Brothers & OthersLive At Yankee Stadium ... LP
T Neck, 1969. Very Good+ 2LP ... $5.99
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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✨✧ JacksJacks Greatest Hits ... LP
Relic, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Classic work from this west coast vocal group – who also recorded under the name of The Cadets! Titles include "Let's Make Up", "Why Don't You Write Me", "Smack Dab In The Middle", "Dream A Little Longer", "Since My Baby's Been Gone", "Ho ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Chuck JacksonGoin' Back To Chuck Jackson ... LP
Motown, 1969. Very Good ... $3.99
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 JacksonAll For You ... LP
Virgin, 2001. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Janet Jackson soars into the 21st Century with another one of her instant classic albums – the kind of sets that had her sounding maybe even sharper and more consistent than her brothers were at the time! Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis are still on board at the helm, and the tunes definitely have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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JJ JacksonJJ Jackson's Dilemma ... LP
Perception, 1970. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A great little record – and one that's got quite a different groove than JJ Jackson's 60s material! Like a lot of records on the Perception label, this one's a nice messed-up funk record – with a lot of weird influences in the mix, and a cool sound that always feels like it's shaking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting in the spine and a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Michael JacksonBad ... LP
Epic, 1987. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
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
(Mexican pressing, including inner sleeve.)

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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 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 JacksonOff The Wall ... LP
Epic, 1979. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
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. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
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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Millie JacksonMillie Jackson (1972) ... LP
Spring, 1972. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Great stuff! This Millie Jackson's tremendous debut album – and the work here is completely different from later records that have her more in a bitchy mode! Here, Millie's a heartbroken southern diva – right in the vein of Ann Sexton, Doris Duke, or Shirley Brown – and even ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and some wear.)

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Walter JacksonFeeling Good ... LP
Chi Sound, 1976. Very Good ... $0.99
The first of six "comeback" albums that this great Chicago soul singer cut during his second wave of recording during the late 70s! Walter had originally done some amazing work with the great Carl Davis at the Okeh label during the mid 60s – and this album marks a return to their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Walter JacksonGood To See You ... LP
Chi Sound/United Artists, 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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- ... Just Sold Out!
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 JacksonWelcome Home – The Many Moods of Walter Jackson ... LP
Okeh, 1965. Very Good- ... $4.99
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+ ... Just Sold Out!
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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JacksonsVictory ... LP
Epic, 1984. Very Good Gatefold ... $1.99
Michael Jackson's last album with his famous family – a set of electric 80s soul that's a bit different than Jackson's well-known solo work! In a way, the later Jacksons albums almost feel like a place where Michael can try out some ideas that don't fit as tightly into the overall sound of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Victory ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Etta JamesAt Last (Original Chess Masters pressing) ... LP
Chess/MCA, 1960. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An amazing step forward for the young Etta James – a singer who was delivering a raw, shouting form of R&B just a few years before – but who here ascends into soul music heaven with her famous work on the album! The title cut is the stuff of legend – played and played, again ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Etta JamesCome A Little Closer ... LP
Chess, 1974. Very Good ... $19.99
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

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Etta JamesEtta James (1973) ... LP
Chess, 1973. Near Mint- ... $34.99
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 a cut corner.)

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Etta JamesEtta James (aka Miss Etta James) ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
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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+ ... $43.99
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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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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 JamesStreet Songs ... LP
Gordy, 1981. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the all-time great Rick James albums – a return to funkier sounds for Rick that worked both artistically and commercially – and actually got over far better than his more blatant attempts at crossover material on other records! The mix here is perfect – a true summation of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Street Songs ... CD 13.99

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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 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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Jive FiveTheir Greatest Hits ... LP
Relic, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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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Joe SmoothRejoice ... LP
DJ International, 1989. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Cover has a cut corner and some waviness.)

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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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Fred JohnsonSoul & Spirit ... LP
Shiloh, 1982. Sealed ... $7.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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JJ Johnson, Joe Simon, Millie JacksonCleopatra Jones – Original Soundtrack (red & blue starburst vinyl pressing) ... LP
WEA/Real Gone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
One of the best of the blacksploitation scores of the early 70s – a masterpiece of music that we rate every bit as high as Shaft or Superfly – maybe even higher! The music here is incredible – a surprising funky turn for JJ Johnson, who most folks know for his straighter jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 700 copies – on red & blue starburst vinyl!)

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LV JohnsonWe Belong Together ... LP
Phono/Everland (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A tremendous little record from LV Johnson – an obscure indie soul effort from the early 80s, but one that's recorded with a really great sound overall! The production is quite professional – full backings done with help from Chicago arrangers Willie Henderson, Floyd Morris, and Sonny ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Syl JohnsonBack For A Taste Of Your Love ... LP
Hi Records, 1973. Very Good+ ... $33.99
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- ... $11.99
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 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 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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✨✧ 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!)
Also available American Love Call ... CD 12.99

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsDurand Jones & The Indications ... LP
Colemine, 2016. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Easily one of the best deep soul albums we've heard in years – new work by a singer who hails from Indiana, but who's able to give the best from Memphis and Muscle Shoals a real run for their money! Durand Jones isn't one of these cats who's trying to fake it with a few retro touches – ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing in a non-gatefold cover.)

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsDurand Jones & The Indications Live Vol 1 ... LP
Dead Oceans, 2018. New Copy ... $18.99 20.99
A smoking live set from this ultra-funky group – a combo who've got the mighty Durand Jones to send them over the top with his deep soul vocals! The set features live material recorded in Boston, and closer to home in Bloomington – with titles that include "Now I'm Gone", ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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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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✨✧ Linda JonesHypnotized & 19 More Golden Classics ... LP
Collectables, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Great collection that appears to take the best of her hits for the Loma label, as well as the stuff she recorded for All Platinum. Hard southern soul sound, by a lady who's always been overlooked. 20 tracks in all, including "Hypnotized", "I Can't Stop Lovin' My Baby", "Gi ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Quincy JonesI Heard That! ... LP
A&M, Late 60s/1970s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
This set is divided into three parts – new songs recorded with a vocal group called Wattsline, the Award Winning Jones and the Grammy Winning Jones. The personnel involved with all of these songs is huge and they include George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Billy Preston, The Johnson Brothers, Toots ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Quincy JonesYou've Got It Bad Girl ... LP
A&M, 1973. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Sweet funky Q for the 70s – easily one of the coolest albums ever from Quincy Jones! The album's got a very heavy electric vibe – one that's kind of a laidback take on the styles that Jones was forging in some of his 70s soundtrack work – served up with massive work on the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing, missing poster.)

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want ... LP
Daptone, 2014. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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.)

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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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Van JonesTime Has Made Me New ... LP
Impulse/Everland (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Van Jones is one hip dude – stepping out here in a wonderful self-produced set from the Virgina scene of the early 80s – but one that crackles with the best sort of sound of the New York scene of the time! The record's really well done – a great mix of funky steppers and mellower ... 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- ... $9.99
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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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+ ... $43.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(German DMM pressing.)

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JoyJoy & Tears ... LP
OK (Germany), 1986. Very Good+ ... $36.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing with just the OK logo.)

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KapingbdiBorn In The Night – African Jazz/Funk/Rock From Liberia – The Trikont Years ... LP
Trikont/Sonorama (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99
Fantastic work from Kapingbdi – a group who hail from Liberia, but who recorded all of these tracks for a label in Germany – all at a level that makes for a wonderfully open, criss-crossing sort of sound! These tracks aren't cleaned up or polished world music for the post-colonial ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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KarmaFor Everybody ... LP
A&M/Horizon, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
Karma was a group made up of some of the better west coast studio jazz players of the 70s – including Oscar Brashear, Ernie Watts, and George Bohanon – but despite the strength of their individual members, the group never really put things together all that strongly. They're not bad, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Kimiko KasaiWe Can Fall In Love ... LP
CBS (Japan), 1976. Near Mint- ... $24.99
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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Kimiko Kasai with Herbie HancockButterfly ... LP
Columbia/Be With (UK), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 36.99
A legendary pairing of talents – as Japanese jazz singer Kimiko Kasai works alongside Herbie Hancock – in a setting that's very much on the soul side of the spectrum! Both Herbie and Kimiko started out with a straighter jazz sound in their early years – but by the end of the 70s, ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Kashmere Stage BandTexas Thunder Soul 1968 to 1974 ... LP
Now Again/Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $23.99 24.98
A massive exploration of the music of Kashmere Stage Band – the legendary Texas funk combo whose work has been pushed heavily over the years by Wax Poetics, Stones Throw, and many others! The set goes even deeper than any of the previous vinyl reissues of work by the group – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Kay-GeesKeep On Bumpin' & Masterplan ... LP
Gang, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The Kay-Gees' funkiest record ever – a set that's harder and sharper than anything else they'd ever record in years to come! Grabbing this one up is like finding a lost Kool & The Gang album from the early years – which is no surprise, since Ronald Bell of the group produced, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Kay-GeesKeep On Bumpin' & Masterplan ... LP
Gang, 1974. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
The Kay-Gees' funkiest record ever – a set that's harder and sharper than anything else they'd ever record in years to come! Grabbing this one up is like finding a lost Kool & The Gang album from the early years – which is no surprise, since Ronald Bell of the group produced, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a split spine held with some clear tape.)
Also available Keep On Bumpin' & Masterplan ... LP 9.99

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Eddie KendricksHit Man ... LP
Tamla, 1975. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Eddie certainly was the "hit man" on this one – a tight album of hard stepping soul tracks, mostly cut in Eddie's famous "boogie" mode of the mid 70s! The cuts mix wonderful soul vocals with some tight jazzy instrumentation – laid down by players like Wah Wah Ragin, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has lightly bent corners and a DJ Copy sticker.)

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Eddie KendricksI've Got My Eyes On You ... LP
Ms Dixie, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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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+ ... $2.99
Rare Apollo Records singles, plus some unreleased tracks too! LP, Vinyl record album

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Chaka KhanHello Happiness ... LP
Island, 2019. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
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 13.99
 
 



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