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Angela BofillSomething About You ... LP
Arista, 1981. Very Good ... $3.99
A soaring classic from Angie Bofil – a record that stands as one of the most perfect demonstrations of her upbeat, positive approach to soul! There's a stile here that seems to be a bit in the legacy of Minnie Riperton – especially the way that Narada Michael Waldon brings in some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner, a promo stamp, and light wear.)

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

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BohannonInsides Out ... LP
Dakar, 1974. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A wonderful early record from Bohannon – and with a very different feel than usual! Although most of Bohannon's work from the time is up-tempo and funky, side two of this album has some amazing slow spacey cuts – done with a drum sound that's still quite hard, but just slower than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing.)
Also available Insides Out ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ BohannonPhase II ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Sweet disco work from the great Hamilton Bohannon! The title includes one mellower number – "Daddy's Little Son" – a dedication to his son, whose picture is on the cover of the album – plus the groovers "Andrea", "But What Is A Dream", "Bohannon' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hamilton BohannonCut Loose/The Beat (part 2) ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
The title track to Bohannon's great album of the same name – a complicated rhythm number with a warmly soulful feel! "The Beat (part 2)" has a harder edge on the rhythms – almost a hint at club sounds in the 80s import scene. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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BombersBombers 2 ... LP
West End, 1979. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Funky rhythms, riffing guitar, and just the right touch of strings – all to make a smoking second set from The Bombers! The album's even tighter than the group's first effort for the West End label – and manages to mix all the right elements of funky Canadian club music with some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Angelo BondBondage ... LP
ABC, 1975. Near Mint- ... $18.99
We've got to admit, we don't know much about Angelo Bond, but we've always had kind of a soft spot for this nice overlooked album of 70s soul tracks recorded for ABC. The arrangements are by McKinley Jackson and Paul Riser, and the tracks are a nice mix of 70s soul themes – with some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the original shrinkwrap.)

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Gary US BondsDance 'Til Quarter To Three ... LP
Legrand, 1960. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing.)

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James BookerLost Paramount Tapes ... LP
Paramount/General General, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 19.98
A great little set from New Orleans legend James Booker – a previously unissued session from 1973 – recorded in LA with a great array of well-matched players! Booker's on piano, playing with a chunky, rough-edged groove – pretty funky at times, thanks especially to the great John ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker TEvergreen ... LP
Epic, 1974. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A surprisingly great album by Booker T – recorded after his Memphis years with The MGs, and his duets with Priscilla – and done in a sweetly mellow style that has Booker emerging as a whole new style of songwriter! As with all the post-MG albums, Booker sings lead vocals on all tracks ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Booker T & PriscillaHome Grown ... LP
A&M, 1972. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Much mellower than the previous duet effort from Booker T & Priscilla Jones – a set that almost echoes Book's Memphis roots, but in ways that are different than the familiar soul of Stax! There's lots of sweet organ lines in the instrumentation – but they're played with a style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & Priscilla JonesChronicles ... LP
A&M, 1973. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Booker T's definitely into a great new groove here – one that really extrapolates his Memphis roots through the haze of early 70s California – coming up with some wonderful sounds along the way! There's a definite A&M vibe to the record – that mix of rootsy modes and hipster ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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Booker T & The MGsAnd Now – Booker T & The MGs ... LP
Stax, 1966. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A great little album from Booker T & The MGs – recorded in the post Green Onions years, at a time when the group was really coming together – with a tightness that perfectly illustrates their sublime Memphis instrumental groove! The album's heavy on guitar and organ, as you'd ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has wear with a splitting spine.)

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Booker T & The MGsComplete Stax Singles Vol 1 – 1962 to 1967 (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax/Real Gone, Mid 60s. New Copy 2LP ... $38.99 39.99
A treasure trove of tight, organ-driven grooves from Booker T & The MGs – a quartet who really helped transform the sound of soul music in the 60s – even if they never sang on any of their records! The combo instrumental record had existed before Booker and the group, but working ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies on blue vinyl.)
Also available Complete Stax Singles Vol 1 – 1962 to 1967 ... CD 18.99

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Booker T & The MGsGreen Onions ... LP
Stax, 1962. Very Good ... $39.99
A legendary album of Memphis soul – and a full length set that helped redefine the sound of instrumental music in the 60s! The record's a monumental follow-up to Booker T & The MGs' huge hit single "Green Onions" – an extremely seductive organ-based instrumental that the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label Stax pressing. Cover has wear and spine splitting.)

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Booker T & The MGsMcLemore Avenue ... LP
Stax, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $33.99
The Beatles had Abbey Road – and Booker T & The MGs had McLemore Ave, the main street running outside the Stax studios, and a fitting title for the album that has them playing tunes from The Beatles' incredible Abbey Road album. If you've ever thought that Abbey Road was a soft-rock ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has moderate edge wear.)
Also available McLemore Avenue (Original Master Recording) ... CD 19.99

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Booker T & The MGsMelting Pot ... LP
Stax, 1971. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest albums ever from Booker T & The MGs – and very different than their early work! The record has Book & Co taking off with a stretched-out jazzy sound – carving expanded grooves that are filled with sweet organ solos, choppy guitar riffs, and some incredibly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian Yellow label Stax pressing.)
Also available Melting Pot (180 gram pressing) ... LP 22.99

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Booker T & The MGsMelting Pot (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stax/Craft, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Booker T & The MGs – and very different than their early work! The record has Book & Co taking off with a stretched-out jazzy sound – carving expanded grooves that are filled with sweet organ solos, choppy guitar riffs, and some incredibly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & The MGsSoul Dressing ... LP
Stax, 1965. Very Good ... $34.99
A great little record from Booker T and group – often overlooked amidst the range between Green Onions and Melting Pot, but a very strong album of soulful Memphis instrumentals all the way through! Book's organ is bubbling hot, and the band's tight rhythm style works in a perfect laid-back ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label pressing – nice and clean.)

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Booker T & The MGsUniversal Language ... LP
Elektra, 1977. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A sweet sweet set of electric 70s funk – recorded by Booker T during a brief, but well-needed reunion with the MGs! The sound here is quite different than Stax-era MGs – as Booker plays a range of keyboards, not just organ – and the grooves have these great jazz funk touches at ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has ring and edge wear.)
Also available Universal Language ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Bobby BoydRock On (main, Bob Blank rmx) ... 12-inch
Athens Of The North (UK), Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A sweeeeeet electro groover from Bobby Boyd – one that has splashy beats, percolating drum machine bits, and warm keyboard washes that provide a great contrast to the kind of deeper soul vocals we know from Bobby's earlier work! The main mix is great enough – but the Bob Blank mix ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Calvin BozeChoo, Choo's Bringing My Baby Home ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
West coast R&B from singer Calvin Boze – material from 78s that includes "Fish Tail", "Stinkin From Drinkin", "I Can't Stop Crying", "Beale Street On A Saturday Night", "Good Time Sue", "Safronia B", and "Looped". LP, Vinyl record album

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Clea BradfordNow ... LP
Mainstream, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A nice step forward for singer Clea Bradford – an artist who started out in bluesier territory that maybe reflected her St Louis roots – but who works here with arranger Jim Tyler, who sets her up in a sophisticated mix of jazzy styles! Bradford's vocals are quite dynamic – you ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charles BradleyNo Time For Dreaming ... LP
Dunham/Daptone, 2011. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Gritty, powerful raw soul from Charles Bradley – the full length debut from the 62-year-old Brooklyn singer – backed perfectly by The Menahan Street Band! It's incredible, a record that sounds just as rawly emotional and impeccably soulful in 2011 as it would have in 1971 – much ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In great shape, and still in the shrink with sticker!)

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BrainstormStormin' ... LP
Tabu, 1977. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A set that definitely lives up to its title – a stone stormer from Brainstorm – one of the tightest funky ensembles of their generation, and one of the few who could go deep while still laying down a groove! The set's got a perfect balance of modes – enough of the appeal of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Also available Stormin (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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BrandyBest Friend (character r&b mix, rocapella beat box, character summer mix, midday club mix, LP version, acapella, inst) ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1994. Very Good ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Brass FeverBrass Fever ... LP
ABC, 1975. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Nice record by Brass Fever, and a one that was recorded before their more disco-y Time Is Running Out LP. The band includes a host of great horn players like George Bohannon, Jerome Richardson, Oscar Brashear, and John Handy – plus some good solos by Odell Brown on keyboards. Five long cuts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo/quad promo. Cover has a bent corner and cut corner.)

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Jim BreedloveJim Breedlove Sings Rock N Roll Hits ... LP
Camden, 1958. Very Good ... $11.99
The title makes the set sound like a cash-in, but the record's got a rock-solid pedigree, and a strong R&B vibe – great vocals from Jim Breedlove, working solo away from The Cues – with arrangement help from Dave Martin, and some tenor solos from Sam The Man Taylor! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a split spine.)

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Brenda & The TabulationsI Keep Coming Back For More ... LP
Chocolate City, 1977. Sealed ... $9.99
Sublime second generation soul from Brenda & The Tabulations – a sweet set of Philly grooves, recorded at Sigma sound with help from Norman Harris, Bobby Eli, and John Davis! The album's every bit as groove-heavy as you'd expect from work by those dancefloor heavyweights – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)
Also available I Keep Coming Back For More ... CD 8.99

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Jackie BrenstonRocket 88 – Jackie Brenston & His Delta Kings Featuring Ike Turner ... LP
Chess/P-Vine (Japan), Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
One of the only full sets we've ever seen to document the great run of singles cut by Jackie Brenston in the early 50s – work initially done in Memphis, as a real precursor to that city's soul scene – and later cut also in Chicago, with a really hard-wailing approach! The set's titled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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BrickGood High ... LP
Bang, 1976. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A killer debut from Brick – the start of a massive run at the end of the 70s, a time when the group was easily one of the biggest acts to come out of the up-and-coming Atlanta scene! Like some other Atlanta acts of the time, Brick had a way of fusing older funky soul on a tighter modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dee Dee BridgewaterJust Family ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
This one's a real shift from her earlier jazz-based work, or her recent recordings for Verve – and a sweet funky fusion album that Dee Dee recorded for Elektra in the late 70s. The set was produced by Stanley Clarke, and has a soul/fusion sound that's not that different than his own work of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Brief EncounterWe Want To Play (with bonus track) ... LP
Dream/Athens Of The North (UK), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
An obscure bit of boogie from Brief Encounter – a southern soul group known best for their mid 70s sides for the Sound Stage Seven label, stepping out here in a completely different 80s groove! Most tracks are upbeat and dancefloor funky – plenty of bass on the bottom and some sweet ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Carl Bright UnlimitedLive – Vol 1 ... LP
Third Story, 1982. Very Good- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, splitting in the top seam, and a stained corner.)

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Brooklyn AllstarsThere Ain't No Water In Hell ... LP
Gospel Roots, 1977. Good+ ... $9.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Calvin BrooksSmooth Flight ... LP
Brooks Burgess Brooks, 1989. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Dianne BrooksBack Stairs Of My Life ... LP
Reprise, 1976. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Recorded partly at Muscle Shoals, then "prettied up" in LA with some sweeter arrangements. Tracks include "Brown Skin Rose", "99 Miles From LA", "Kinky Love", "Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away", "Desperado", "Small Town ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Dusty Brooks, Doc Wiley, Billie McAllister, Christine Kittrell, & OthersNashville R&B Vol 3 – Hear My Story ... LP
Krazy Kat (UK), Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Rare Nashville R&B from the 50s – with work by Dusty Brooks, Doc Wiley, Billie McAllister, Christine Kittrell, Jimmy Sweeney, Jack Cooley, and others. LP, Vinyl record album

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Brother ResistanceTonite Is De Night/Rapso Space Dub/Crucial Decision (92 version)/Nation Time ... 12-inch
Cree (Germany), Late 80s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
Great grooves from Brother Reistance – tracks that are aimed at the dancefloor, but which also have a strong social message too! "Tonite Is De Night" is a cool call to action, set to a rhythm with tight tropical touches – and "Crucial Decision" is presented here in ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Brother To BrotherLet Your Mind Be Free ... LP
Turbo, 1976. Very Good+ ... $7.99
The second album by this lost East Coast funk act – and although not as totally excellent as their first, still a very nice record that's filled with choppy up-tempo grooves, and some nice dancefloor soul. There's plenty of funky keyboards in the mix – moog, clavinet, and Arp – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownBlack Caesar ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good- Gatefold ... $24.99
James Brown gets even better than before – working here in the setting of a blacksploitation soundtracks – which makes the album a doubly funky outing from the 70s! James is a master throughout – beating Isaac Hayes and Curtis Mayfield at their own games – as he works with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Stearling stamp. Cover has edge wear, some creases, and sticker remnants on front.)

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James BrownGet On The Good Foot (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor, 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A really great double-length set from James Brown – maybe slightly less iconic than some of his other classics from the early 70s, but a record that really shows the man stretching out and finding his groove! The whole thing is a great example of the new freedoms that Brown was experiencing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownI Got The Feelin' ... LP
King, 1968. Very Good ... $29.99
Funky funky funky! A nice one on King that shows the direction James Brown would take in the 70s – a bit harder and more funky than before, with even more of a focus on the instrumental talents of the ensemble! The band here is super-sharp – playing with that tightly focused, highly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has light wear and some tape on the top and bottom seams.)

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James BrownIt's A Mother ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good ... $24.99
A definite mother from James Brown – the kind of all-funky album that few of his contemporaries could ever hope to match! If you've ever doubted the sheer raw power of James at the end of the 60s, the first few notes of this one will definitely make you a convert – and the stretched-out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownJames Brown – Live At Home With His Bad Self ... LP
Polydor, 1969. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
A rare lost treasure from James Brown – the full, unedited version of a live concert that was cut up and butchered for the Sex Machine album – presented here for the first time ever, with a huge amount of never-issued tunes! Sex Machine was one of those "fake" concert albums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownJames Brown Sings Out Of Sight ... LP
Smash, 1964. Very Good- Gatefold ... $4.99
One of the stranger James Brown albums from the 60s! The record is one of the only vocal albums he cut for the Smash label – and it was issued during a time when James was strangely contracted to two labels – King and Smash. His dual contract situation was that he couldn't record any ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has a half split bottom seam and is missing the front panel.)

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James BrownJames Brown Sings Raw Soul ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Raw soul, indeed – a term that could have been coined for James Brown's vocal approach, and which probably makes one of its first appearances here on a record! The album's kind of a grab bag of earlier sides that James recorded for King, but it's a perfect showcase for his amazing sound in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing, still in the shrink.)

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James BrownLiving In America (extended dance version, inst, album) ... 12-inch
Scotti Bros, 1985. Very Good (pic cover)... $0.99
From the Rocky IV soundtrack. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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James BrownLove Power Peace – Live At The Olympia Paris 1971 (3LP set) ... LP
Polydor/Sundazed, 1971. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $44.99 49.99
A lost treasure from James Brown & The JBs – a vintage live performance from the early 70s, and one that captures the group at the height of their powers! The format here is very similar to the excellent Revolution Of The Mind set – a totally funky, totally righteous live ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownMotherlode – Unreleased Original Recordings (expanded version) ... LP
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the greatest albums ever from James Brown – even if it wasn't issued during his classic run of funk records in the early 70s! Yet the material here is all from that time – recorded by Polydor when James and the JBs were completely kicking ass in the studio – turning out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownPayback ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $43.99
A masterpiece of funky soul – and one of the greatest albums of the early 70s! It all comes together on this one – funk, soul, politics, and production – and the record is still one of the clearest examples of James Brown's genius that you'll ever find! Recorded during the same ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has a splitting on the seams and some ring wear.)

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James BrownPeople ... LP
Polydor, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Late 70s James, and a little bit more up-tempo and clubby funky, but still some decent stuff from The Godfather. Includes "Don't Stop the Funk", "Let the Funk Flow", "Stone Cold Drag", and "Are We Really Dancing". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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James BrownPlays James Brown Today & Yesterday ... LP
Smash, 1965. Very Good+ ... $16.99
Funky instrumentals – with James on organ, grooving hard in a raw 60s R&B mode! Lots of the tracks are versions of James' big 60s hits – like "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (parts 1 & 2)", "Try Me", and "Out of Sight" – but there are also some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and a two inch split on the top seam.)

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James BrownPlays New Breed (The Boo-Ga-Loo) ... LP
Smash, 1966. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Possibly the best instrumental album that James Brown cut for Smash! Unlike some of the other albums, this one features a set list that's mostly originals – and a number of tracks have a longer groove than usual, which lets James and the band stretch out instrumentally. Titles include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing, missing the portrait. Cover has some wear and aging & pencil marks on the back.)

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James BrownSay It Live & Loud – Live In Dallas 1968 (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Polydor, 1968. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.99
An amazing James Brown live set from the crucial year of 1968 – the show that marked the debut of "Say It Loud I'm Black & I'm Proud" – a cut that would become an anthem for much of America in the years to come! The feel here is somewhat similar to Brown's famous Boston ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
A bomb! The title of this one says it all – a burning anthem of pride and power, issued in 1969, at the end of one of the most troubling decades in America. James answers all the Uncle Tom cries from his critics – and comes up with "Say It Loud", an instant chant that was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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James BrownSex Machine ... LP
King, 1970. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
James Brown cooking it live – recorded (as the cover says) "at home in Augusta, Georgia with his bad self"! The groove here is a nice extension of earlier Apollo modes – one that shows the increasing funkiness of the James Brown Band, captured with a raw power that few other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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James BrownSho Is Funky Down Here ... LP
King, 1971. Sealed ... $19.99
A legendary bit of fuzzy funk from James Brown – an important collaboration with the mighty Dave Matthews, who brings a more tripped-out feel to the record than some of James' other King sessions of the time! Matthews adds in lots of psych-influenced guitar – used very different than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent Now Again reissue.)
Also available Sho Is Funky Down Here (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP 27.99

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James BrownSho Is Funky Down Here (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Polydor/Now Again, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99
A legendary bit of fuzzy funk from James Brown – an important collaboration with the mighty Dave Matthews, who brings a more tripped-out feel to the record than some of James' other King sessions of the time! Matthews adds in lots of psych-influenced guitar – used very different than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sho Is Funky Down Here ... LP 19.99

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Keisa BrownKeisa Brown Live ... LP
Little Star, Early 70s. Very Good ... $1.99
Live album cut by obscure Atlanta singer Keisa Brown – performed in a style that mixes jazz and soul, with lots of monologues, in a manner that reminds us of Marlena Shaw during the same period. The record's got the benefit of arrangements by HB Barnum, which might be the best thing about it ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Nappy BrownNappy Brown Sings – 12 Of His Most Famous Hits ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $99.99
Great work from this legendary pre-soul figure! Titles include "Love Locks", "Sittin In The Dark", "Doodle I Love You", "Love Baby", "It's Really You", "Pitter Patter", "Land I Love", and "Well Well Well Baby-La". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing, with deep groove and RVG stamp – very nice! Cover is great too, save for just a small bit of seam splitting in one corner.)

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Roy BrownGood Rocking Tonight – Legendary Recordings Vol 2 ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Although Roy Brown had a slightly softer edge than some of his R&B contemporaries – he could definitely rock and wail when he wanted to, as you'll hear on this set! The set does good job of digging through Roy's work from the late 40s and early 50s, pulling together 15 tracks that mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is slightly wavy from moisture.)

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✨✧ Roy BrownI Feel That Young Man's Rhythm ... LP
Route 66 (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The cover has a 70s photo, but the set features key postwar work from this early king of R&B – titles that include "Gamblin Man", "I Feel That Young Man's Rhythm", "It's A Cryin Shame", "Cryin & Singin The Blues", "Deep Sea Diver", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ruth BrownGospel Time ... LP
Philips, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Rare gospel work from Ruth Brown – but pretty darn soulful too! Arrangements are by Ruth herself – with Jerry Kennedy and Margie Singleton – with a nice deep soul vibe. LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Sheree BrownMusic ... LP
Capitol, 1982. Near Mint- ... $5.99
One of the two beautifully sweet albums of soul that the lovely Sheree Brown cut for Capitol in the early 80s. This one has less of a smooth jazzy sound than her first one, but it compensates by adding some tracks in a nice 80s groove mode – pushing the sound a bit further than before. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Shirley BrownWoman To Woman ... LP
Truth, 1974. Near Mint- ... $18.99
Easily one of the top 5 female southern soul albums of the 70s – a landmark record that Shirley Brown never matched again! The record's got an open, honest quality that's far deeper than even other work from the time on Stax Records – a style that's partly Memphis, but which also has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rare UK pressing – with the bonus track "It's Worth A Whippin".)

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BrownmarkI Can't Get Enough Of Your Love (radio, club, inst)/Stakeout ... 12-inch
Motown, 1988. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Peabo BrysonParadise ... LP
Capitol, 1980. Sealed ... $6.99
Maybe the greatest record ever from Peabo Bryson – a wonderfully smooth set that features help on production and arrangements from the great Johnny Pate! Pate brings a groove that's got all the warm, sophisticated touches he developed while working on the Chicago scene – a bit of a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed!)

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BT ExpressEnergy To Burn ... LP
Columbia/Roadshow, 1976. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A killer set that's extremely well-titled – as BT Express were one of the hottest ensemble funk acts of their time! The groove here is definitely aimed at a more disco-oriented dancefloor than before – but the overall sound is plenty funky enough for our ears – thanks to some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Quadraphonic pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)
Also available Energy To Burn (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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BuariDisco Soccer (2 x 45rpm pressing) ... LP
Makossa/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 32.99
A killer blend of African roots and American rhythms – and a set that definitely lives up to the disco promised in the title! Buari's working here with a host of New York musicians – jazzy players who include Randy Brecker and Jon Faddis on trumpet, Barry Rogers on trombone, and ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Features the album pressed up on 2LPs, each of which play at 45rpm for extra added fidelity!)

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Sidiku BuariRevolution – Live Disco Show In New York City (180 gram pressing – 2 x 45rpm) ... LP
BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest records ever issued by Sidiku Buari – the Ghanian musician who also recorded just as Buari – stepping out here in a very unusual performance recorded live at a club in New York at the end of the 70s! Side one begins with this great crowd frenzy and very cool energy ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Revolution – Live Disco Show In New York City ... CD 14.99

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Vernon BurchDo It To Me/There's Always Sometime For Love ... 12-inch
SRI, 1981. Very Good- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Leroy Burgess & Saving CocoWork It Out (voc, dub)/Til I Found You (voc, dub) ... 12-inch
Favorite (France), 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... $19.99
Two contemporary cuts from 80s soul master Leroy Burgess – both of them pretty darn fantastic! "Work It Out" features bass-heavy boogie backings by Saving Coco – a group who have this great vibe that hits on the jazzier, more sophisticated side of early 80s club – while ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Solomon BurkeFrom The Heart – King Of Rock N Soul ... LP
Charly (UK), 1978. Very Good ... $4.99
An obscure late 70s session by Solomon Burke – recorded in a style that's got some of the rootsier, bluesier touches of his early 70s work on MGM, plus a bit of the smoother sound from his mid 70s sides for Chess! Solomon's voice is still in fine shape on the set, and although Jerry "Swa ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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Solomon BurkeLord, I Need A Miracle Right Now ... LP
Savoy, 1981. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Solomon BurkeSoul Alive! ... LP
Rounder, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring & edge wear and a cut corner.)

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Solomon Burke, Don Covay, Ben E King, & OthersSolid Gold Soul ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A great collection of classic 60s soul from Atlantic Records – served up in a cover that's almost iconic! There's 2 tracks here by each of the greats recording for the label at the time – with tunes that include Solomon Burke "Got To Get You Off My Mind" and "Just Out Of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green & blue label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Burundi BlackBurundi Black (first part, second part) ... 12-inch
Barclay, 1981. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Billy Butler, Walter Jackson, Major Lance, & OthersChartbusters USA ... LP
Okeh/Epic (UK), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $38.99
A great UK collection of rare work on the Okeh label, recorded at a time when the company was the leading light of Chicago soul! Features work by Walter Jackson, Billy Butler, Major Lance, Ted Taylor, The Vibrations, and The Artistics! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono flipback cover – very nice!)

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Freddy ButlerWith A Dab Of Soul ... LP
Kapp/Everland (Austria), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A wonderful album of uptown soul – the only full length record cut by Freddy Butler, a heck of a great singer with a really unique voice! Freddy hails from Detroit, and like the best of Detroit singers of the 60s – such as JJ Barnes or Darrell Banks – he's got a style that's got ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available With A Dab Of Soul ... CD 14.99

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Jerry ButlerIce Man Cometh ... LP
Mercury, 1968. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Amazing soul from one of the greats of the 60s! This album was one of the first that Jerry cut for Mercury – where he'd begun working with the young team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff to completely rework the earlier sound he'd forged at Vee Jay Records. The album's still got Jerry singing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)
Also available
Ice Man Cometh (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99
Ice Man Cometh ... CD 12.99

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Jerry ButlerIce Man Cometh (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mercury/Elemental (Spain), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Amazing soul from one of the greats of the 60s! This album was one of the first that Jerry cut for Mercury – where he'd begun working with the young team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff to completely rework the earlier sound he'd forged at Vee Jay Records. The album's still got Jerry singing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition.)
Also available
Ice Man Cometh ... LP 19.99
Ice Man Cometh ... CD 12.99

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Jerry ButlerIce N Hot ... LP
Fountain, 1982. Very Good ... $0.99
If you grew up in Chitown, like we did, you'll know that Jerry Butler never got old – and through the years he continued to make some pretty darn great music, even when he was falling far from the limelight in the rest of the country! This album's a great little early 80s effort that steps ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some marker on the back.)

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Jerry ButlerIce On Ice ... LP
Mercury, 1969. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Killer stuff – as Jerry's getting the full early Philly treatment here, with arrangements by Thom Bell, Bobby Martin, and Roland Chambers, and production by a young Gamble and Huff! The sound isn't nearly as icy as the old Vee Jay days – but that's fine with us, as Jerry is nice and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jerry Butler & Betty EverettTogether ... LP
Vee Jay/Buddah, 1964. Sealed ... $11.99
A 70s repressing on Buddah of a classic Vee Jay album by Jerry Butler and Betty Everett. The set was a very big-selling LP of great duets – some of the first male/female soul tracks recorded in the 60s, and the beginning of a sub-genre that would go on to become very popular. Titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front. Cover has a cutout hole and some razor marks.)

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Jonathan ButlerJonathan Butler ... LP
Zomba, 1987. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
A really breakout set from Jonathan Butler – a double-length album that really has the singer/songwriter taking off! Butler's really finding his best groove here – that mature blend of soul, jazzy bits, and a good ear for a hook – all done in that crossover careful style that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Donald ByrdThank You For FUML (Funkin Up My Life) ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A post-Blue Note effort, and Donald's changing things up a bit with his 125th Street Orchestra and Uptown Singers – funking along in a way you'd expect from the longwinded title! Byrd loostens up the smoother backgrounds of his recent Larry Mizell helmed work, and in their place are grooves ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Junior ByronTrying To Hold On (original, version, Gerd Janson megamix) ... 12-inch
Cultures Of Soul, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $7.99 12.98
A slow-grooving boogie number from Junior Byron – one that's got a catchy sort of back/forth rhythm, which Junior uses to nice advantage with his swinging vocals on the tune! The version brings up the riffing guitar in the rhythms, in a way that's even cooler than the original mix – ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Cadillacs/OriolesCadillacs Meet The Orioles ... LP
Jubilee, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $18.99
A split album of work from doo wop legends The Cadillacs & The Orioles – featuring about a side apiece of music by each group, pulled mostly from singles for the Jubilee label! The Cadillacs are represented here by their highly frenetic approach to vocals – a style that made them ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has split seams held with clear tape and some light aging.)

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Jorge CalderonCity Music ... LP
Warner, 1975. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A pretty darn soulful album of tracks from Jorge Calderon – recorded in LA with help from a great batch of 70s studio players, and an excellent compressed pop sound! The record's not the stuff for weak of heart – but it's a great batch of tightly produced vocal tracks that will appeal ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, a sticker spot, and a small split in the top seam.)

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California PlayboysTrying To Become A Millionaire (with download) ... LP
Loadstone/Manufactured, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Stunning funky soul by California Playboys – a heck of a record that should have made the Playboys a huge combo at the time! It's a shame the group didn't become millionaires – but the obscurity of the record is maybe also one of its charms – the kind of small label set that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Terry CallierFire On Ice ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Sealed ... $18.99
One of the great albums from Terry Callier's "second chapter" on record – a time when he was working for Elektra Records, and doing work that was a bit straighter soul than before – and also slightly jazzy as well! The record's kind of a mix of jazzy grooves and smoother soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a small cutout hole in the corner.)

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Terry CallierNew Folk Sound Of Terry Callier (180 gram 2LP expanded edition) ... LP
Prestige/Craft, 1964. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 34.99
Terry Callier's first album – recorded in 1964 when he was a wee teen hanging around Chicago's folk scene! As the title indicates, the album's definitely got a folk-styled sound – but also as the "new" implies, it's got a sound all it's own, fresh and free – and that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl pressed at RTI!)
Also available New Folk Sound Of Terry Callier (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love ... LP
Cadet, 1973. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Possibly the greatest album ever by the legendary Chicago soul singer Terry Callier! Terry's rich mellow voice is mixed with superb arrangements from the Cadet studio team, with Charles Stepney at the head, and the result is completely sublime. The songs are longer than on earlier albums – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)

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CandidoCandi's Funk ... LP
Salsoul, 1980. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A mighty set of club tunes from the legendary Candido – and proof that the congolero was still going strong at the end of the 70s! The set's got a nice stretched out feel – one that takes the fuller disco arrangements of Salsoul, and peppers them with some harder-hitting percussion ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Candy JSomethings They Never Change (club, radio, Razz mix, dub train) ... 12-inch
Hot Mix 5, 1988. Very Good ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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CapitolsDance The Cool Jerk ... LP
Atco, 1966. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A landmark set of grooves by this excellent Detroit group – a trio who recorded for the local indie Karen, but got a much bigger boost towards fame when their record was picked up by Atlantic! The set's one of the killer 60s Motor Town sets produced by Ollie McLaughlin – and like the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple & tan label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and some tape remnants along the opening.)

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✨✧ Captain SkyAdventures Of Captain Sky ... LP
AVI, 1978. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Although Captain Sky was pretty much just a proto-P-Funk wannabe on most of his records, this one's actually a pretty decent batch of grooves – and it includes the excellent "Super Sporm", a killer extended track with a great conga break, and a tight old school sample sound! Also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam, and a light stain down one side.)

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CardinalsBest Of The Cardinals Vol 1 ... LP
Cardinals, 1950s. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Titles include "The Door Is Still Open", "Miserlou", "Off Shore", "Choo Choo", "Kiss Me Baby", "Wheel Of Fortune", "Lovely Girl", and "The Bump". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jean CarnHappy To Be With You ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1978. Very Good ... $6.99
One of Jean's classic Philly albums, recorded after she left Doug Carn, and started to make records as a solo artist. The record's got stellar production by Gamble & Huff and Dexter Wansel, and features a nice mix of up-tempo cuts and mellow ones. With the monster "Don't Let it Go to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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