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Johnny AdamsAbsolutely The Best ... CD
Fuel, 1969/1970. Used ... $6.99
A great collection of southern soul tracks from Johnny Adams – a lesser-known singer who recorded for SSS International at the end of the 60s, and who has had quite a career as an underground blues singer in recent years. To be honest, it's this early material of Johnny's that we really dig ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oleta AdamsCircle Of One ... CD
Fontana, 1990. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Oleta AdamsMoving On ... CD
Mercury/Fontana, 1995. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. Small drill hole through rear case.)

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Cannonball AdderleyWalk Tall – The David Axelrod Years ... CD
Capitol (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $22.99
A massive look at the mighty pairing of Cannonball Adderley and David Axelrod – a partnership that's way more than just jazz musician and producer! Axelrod's talents in the studio are many, but his greatest heights were possibly reached in collaboration with Cannonball – a relationship ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tony Allen & Africa 70Jealousy/Progress (2CD Strut version) ... CD
Strut (UK), 1979. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
Fantastic Afro funky! This set lovingly repackages 2 early albums by Tony Allen, best known to the world as the drummer in Fela's legendary Africa 70 group! Both records have a distinctly Fela-sounding groove – which isn't surprising, as they were produced by Fela, feature Fela, and have ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. Packaged in two LP-style sleeves in a small slipcase. Includes booklet.)

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Luther AllisonLive In Paris ... CD
Ruf/Platinum, 1979. Used ... $9.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Gerald AlstonGerald Alston ... CD
Motown, 1988. Used ... $11.99
Brilliant solo work from Gerald Alston – the first album issued under his own name, after a strong legacy of work with The Manhattans! Alston's vocals are wonderful here – beautifully crafted, with a sense of maturity and feeling that most of his younger soul contemporaries couldn't ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing with extended version of "You Laid Your Love On Me"! Rear artwork has a bit of pen.)
Also available Gerald Alston ... CD 13.99

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Lili AnelLaughed Last ... CD
Palmetto, 1993. Used ... $2.99
(Rock, Soul) CD

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Joan ArmatradingGreatest Hits ... CD
A&M, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $2.99
(Rock, Soul) CD

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Joan ArmatradingWalk Under Ladders ... CD
A&M, 1981. Used ... $3.99
Early 80s synthy soul and new wave sounds from Joan Armatrading – really taking her earlier, kind of folk soul based sound confidently into the early 80s keyboard heavy grooves with some pronounced Caribbean flourishes! Lots of punchy rhythms and neon bright 80s sounds, but it's the songs ... read more CD
(Out of print. Drill hole through case & rear tray card.)

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Art Of NoiseWho's Afraid Of The Art Of Noise ... CD
Island, 1984. Used ... $5.99
An incredibly wonderful record from The Art of Noise – their first full length, following off of the ep Into Battle With – and a much more open-ended array of beats, sounds, and that wonderful chunky Trevor Horn production! The album's got versions of some of the older singles – ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ashford & SimpsonCapitol Gold – Best Of Ashford & Simpson ... CD
Capitol, 1980s. Used ... $2.99
A wonderful selection of work by the team of Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson – a batch of tunes that focuses on their tight 80s work for Capitol Records! The pair may be best known from this era for their mega hit "Solid" – but Nick and Valerie changed the face of duet soul ... read more CD

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Ashford & SimpsonIs It Still Good To Ya ... CD
Warner, 1978. Used ... $6.99
Ashford & Simpson don't need to ask at this point – their in full 70s soul stride here, and it's not good, it's great! By this point in the late 70s, Nick and Valerie are firmly holding the foreground as artists in their own right after many years of acting as songwriters for other soul ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a gold promotional stamp.)
Also available Is It Still Good To Ya ... LP 1.99

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✨✧ Ashford & SimpsonSo So Satisfied ... CD
Warner/Black Music, 1977. Used ... $6.99
Sublimely satisfying work from Ashford & Simpson – a stone killer from the height of their late 70s glory days on Warner Brothers! The pair are working together wonderfully at this point – wrapped up in that blend of upbeat soul and righteous undercurrents that made them a real cut ... read more CD
Also available So So Satisfied ... LP 2.99

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Patti AustinEnd Of A Rainbow (Japanese pressing) ... CD
CTI (Japan), 1976. Used ... $12.99
Wonderfully warm soul from the great Patti Austin – a key artist in the late 70s, and one who really helped push the music forward with a new sense of sophistication! Patti's got a strongly jazzy vibe here – and works with David Matthews arrangements that are really well put-together ... read more CD
(Out of print CTI Timeless pressing with 24 bit remastering – includes obi!)

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Average White BandWarmer Communications (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1978. Used ... $8.99
In case you don't get the joke, the title's a play on the fact that Atlantic Records had just been acquired by Warner Communications – now fully a major label at the end of the 70s! That fact doesn't stop the album from being a good one, though – and AWB work here with Arif Mardin on a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy AyersCoffy – Original Soundtrack (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Polydor (Japan), 1973. Used ... $12.99
What can we say? This is one of the greatest soul soundtracks ever! In a market that was dominated by the big-selling Shaft and Superfly albums, Roy slipped in this masterful blend of jazzy vibes and wah wah funk that's easily one of the best-composed records of the blacksploitation genre! The ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Coffy – Original Soundtrack ... LP 22.99

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Roy AyersDestination Motherland – The Roy Ayers Anthology ... CD
Universal (UK), 1970s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
An amazing set of tracks from one of our favorite artists ever – a whopping 33 track, 2CD compilation of some of the best of Roy's work for Polydor! Given the title, you can expect a very hip bent to the tracks picked for the set – lots of righteous politics and hip cultural themes ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy AyersLive At The Montreux Jazz Festival (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful live set from 1972 – and a very unique album from Roy Ayers' Polydor years! The album originally was never issued in the US – clearly done for a hipper European market at the time – and it's got more of a jazz vibe than some of Roy's other work on Polydor, with sounds ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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Roy AyersMahogany Vibe ... CD
Roy Ayers, 2003. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Roy Ayers is back – and sounding as great as ever! Honest, this is his best CD in years – done at a stripped-down, back-to-basics level that's extremely wonderful – sort of a blend of the Polydor years and his later Uno Melodic recordings! There's a definite underground soul ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersSmooth Jazz ... CD
AFI, 1999. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print, has some writing in marker on booklet cover.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersVirgin Ubiquity – Unreleased Recordings 1976 to 1981 ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. Used ... $13.99
It's like a dream come true – 13 previously unissued recordings by Roy Ayers, all from the height of his glory years on Polydor! Roy's work from this time is some of our favorite ever – a burning blend of jazz, soul, and funk – handled with impeccable charm, and a level of soul ... read more CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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BabyfaceChristmas With Babyface ... CD
Epic, 1998. Used ... $1.99

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BabyfaceMTV Unplugged – NYC 1997 ... CD
Sony, 1997. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Anita BakerRapture (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Elektra (Japan), 1986. Used ... $7.99
A classic album of classy vocals – one that helped set a whole new tone in 80s soul music! Anita had already gained a bit of experience on the soul scene before this set, but with this record she emerged as a full-formed diva who could effortlessly blend jazz and soul into a magnificent new ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ LaVern BakerLaVern Baker Sings Bessie Smith ... CD
Atlantic, 1958. Used ... $6.99
Bessie Smith by LaVern Baker – a great blend of modes that really comes off great! Instead of sounding like a throwback blues album, the set comes across with a nice degree of contemporary class – thanks in part to a jazzy presentation that's a bit different than some of Baker's other ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available LaVern Baker Sings Bessie Smith ... LP 7.99

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Bama – The Village PoetGhettos Of The Mind ... CD
Cadet/P-Vine (Japan), 1974. Used ... $19.99
A lost classic in the funky poetry mode of the 70s – and right up there with the best work from the time by the Last Poets, Jim Ingram, or Gil Scott Heron! Bama's got a rough-edged voice that works very well with the funkier backings of the set – handled by a team that includes Bernard ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bar-KaysInjoy (limited numbered LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Mercury/Hip-O Select, 1979. Used ... $9.99
Later Bar-Kays at their best – still plenty funky, but also working in a smoothly soulful style that became the group's trademark sound at Mercury! The album's got a real bass-heavy appeal from the start – working in a mode that shares a lot with Cameo, The Gap Band, and some of the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Pressed up in a very cool LP-styled cover! Also comes with a small reproduction of the movie poster!)
Also available Injoy ... CD 13.99

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Barbara & ErniePrelude To ... CD
Cotillion/Fallout (UK), 1971. Used ... $4.99
A folk funk classic from the early 70s – and a weird little record that has a sound that's unlike anything else we can think of! The arrangements are quite soulful, almost funky at times – with a righteous undercurrent that reminds us of Richard Evans or Charles Stepney at Cadet ... read more CD

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BasiaBrave New Hope ... CD
Epic, Late 80s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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BeausoleilBest Of Beausoleil ... CD
Arhoolie, 1980s. Used ... $2.99
(Folk/Country, Soul) CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Beginning Of The EndBeginning Of The End (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Alston/Creole Stream (Japan), 1976. Used ... $28.99
One of the rarest funky records of all time – the hard-to-find second album by Beginning Of The End! This West Indian combo hit it big with their first album on Alston, but this second set, for some strange reason, never really got distributed – which is a damn shame, because it's ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Beginning Of The End (2LP pressing) ... LP 26.99

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Beginning Of The EndFunky Nassau ... CD
Alston/Rhino/Atlantic (Japan), 1971. Used ... $12.99
A monster bit of funk that's unlike anything else we can think of! Beginning Of The End hailed from The Bahamas, but don't hold that against them – because instead of being a Caribbean cliche, they took the best part of the island rhythms, and used them to forge an incredible approach to ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available
Funky Nassau ... CD 7.99
Funky Nassau ... LP 22.99

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Beginning Of The EndFunky Nassau ... CD
Alston, 1971. Used ... $7.99
A monster bit of funk that's unlike anything else we can think of! Beginning Of The End hailed from The Bahamas, but don't hold that against them – because instead of being a Caribbean cliche, they took the best part of the island rhythms, and used them to forge an incredible approach to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available
Funky Nassau ... LP 22.99
Funky Nassau ... CD 12.99

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Bob BeldenWhen Doves Cry – The Music Of Prince ... CD
Metro Blue, 1994. Used ... $1.99
(Jazz, Soul) CD
(Out of print, promotional sticker on booklet cover & stamp on CD.)

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Archie Bell & The DrellsTightening It Up – Best Of Archie Bell & The Drells ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
20 track compilation that spans the career of groovy soulster Archie Bell, and his group The Drells. The set includes Bell's huge hit "Tighten Up", but it's also got a great array of other material from his different recording periods – all of which show him pushing way past his ... read more CD

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Regina BelleAll By Myself ... CD
Columbia, 1987. Used ... $2.99
All By Myself is Regina Belle's debut, a nice mix of dancefloor soul and ballads. The blend of period production touches – keys & synths, in particular – with live instrumentation is excellent, in part thanks to great studio players like Dexter Wansel and Pablo Batista – but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Regina BelleLove Forever Shines ... CD
Pendulum/Fontana, 2008. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Ben & The Platano GroupParis Soul ... CD
Barclay/Dare Dare (France), 1971. Used ... $13.99
A rare groove from 70s France – the legendary Paris Soul album from this totally cooking combo! Despite their European origins, the group have a strong American approach – a groove that's heavy on bass and congas at the bottom, with almost the same Latin funk touches you might find in ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ George BensonBreezin ... CD
Warner, 1976. Used ... $1.99
A super huge hit for George – the record that took him from being a funky jazz guitarist into an R&B superstar! The album features George playing and singing over arrangements by Claus Ogerman – some of Ogerman's best of the 70s, ones that mix together his trademark pillow of sound ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
Also available Breezin ... LP 3.99

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Beyonce4 ... CD
Parkway/Columbia, 2011. Used ... $0.99
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Eric Bibb, Rory Block & Maria MuldaurSisters & Brothers ... CD
Telarc, 2004. Used ... $4.99

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✨✧ Big MaybelleSaga Of The Good Life & Hard Times (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Rojac/Traffic, 1967. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great set that may well be Big Maybelle's best record ever – really rare work that's quite different than her famous work of the 50s! The set was recorded in the Criteria studios in Miami – and it's got a cool southern soul sound that's part Bobby Blue Bland bluesy soul, and part ... read more CD
(In a very cool Japanese-styled, LP-like cardboard sleeve cover!)

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Bionic BoogieBionic Boogie (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/FTG, 1977. Used ... $5.99
The first album by Gregg Diamond's Bionic Boogie group – and a cooker of a set that follows strongly from Gregg's previous Hot Butterfly gem! Luther Vandross isn't on board this time around, but the overall groove is still totally great – upbeat, soaring, and put together with a jazzy ... read more CD

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Bionic BoogieHot Butterfly (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/FTG, 1978. Used ... $6.99
A dancefloor classic! The album's the second by Gregg Diamond's Bionic Boogie, and head and shoulders above the rest – a sublime blend of soul and club that's hardly been matched again! Diamond manages to make things groove, but never loses sight of the soulful styles that make the record ... read more CD

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Black HeatBlack Heat ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1972. Used ... $11.99
A searing debut from Black Heat – one of the best funk acts to record for Atlantic during the 70s, and a tight little group with a sound that's a mixture of New Orleans funk and New York heavy! The album's got a bit of vocals – figuring in on about half the tracks – but the main ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Black IceBlack Ice (Montage) ... CD
Montage, 1982. Used ... $4.99
That's almost a hip hop cover on the front – one that would be years ahead of its time – but the record's a great batch of soul from this overlooked group! There's a tightness here that goes way beyond the previous album from Black Ice – a really top-shelf delivery all the way ... read more CD

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Black IvorySpinning Around (Don't Turn Around/Baby, Won't You Change Your Mind) (with bonus track) ... CD
Today/Castle (UK), 1971/1973. Used ... $24.99
Epic harmony soul by this excellent sweet soul group! Black Ivory were just kids when they recorded these two albums – but they had a sophistication that pushed them way past any of their contemporaries on the east coast scene. The band were lucky to have the talents of the great Patrick ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Black MerdaFolks From Mother's Mixer ... CD
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, 1971/1972. Used ... $18.99
Heavy duty fuzzy soul from Black Merda (aka Mer-Da) – the massive Black Merda and Long Burn The Fire LPs back-to-back on one CD! The Black Merda album has a distinct batch of influences that run from Funkadelic, to Hendrix, to Chicago electric blues – but since the recording (from ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Black NastyTalking To The People ... CD
Stax (UK), 1973. Used ... $4.99
Excellent heavy funk from Stax! Black Nasty were one of the heaviest groups on the label – with a rock-solid guitar-based groove that went even farther than the Bar-Kays, who were no slouch in the guitar department themselves! The grooves are all slow to midtempo, with the band coming down ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsBlackbyrds Greatest Hits ... CD
Fantasy, 1970s. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Bobby Blue BlandHis California Album ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1973. Used ... $3.99
A nice little record from Bobby – quite different from his 60s sides for Duke/Peacock, and recorded in California (as you might guess from the title!) with a smoother more soulful approach. The style works well for Bobby – and kind of gave him a new lease on life during the 70s, as he ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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BlazeBasic Blaze ... CD
Slip N Slide, 1997. Used ... $9.99
While house has traditionally been a music of the 12" format, this long player from New Jersey's Blaze shows that the best of the genre can drop a solid modern soul set as good as any out there. 8 smooth club tracks, some with a nice jazzy tinge, others with a strong soulful vibe whether in ... (New Grooves, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mary J BligeBreakthrough ... CD
Geffen, 2005. Used ... $1.99
Mary J Blige broke through well over a decade ago, but Breakthrough is an apt title for her eighth album – as it not only busts up the morass of mid 00s urban radio fodder – it also breaks through MJB's own creative doldrums – adding up her best work in years! It's certainly not ... read more CD

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Mary J BligeShare My World ... CD
Uptown/MCA, 1994. Used ... $0.99
Includes "Everything", "Share My World", "Can't Get You Off My Mind", "Missing You", "Our Love" and "Get To Know You Better". CD
(Sticker remnant on booklet cover.)

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✨✧ Blood Sweat & TearsNew Blood/No Sweat/More Than Ever ... CD
Sony/BGO (UK), 1972/1973/1976. Used 2 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
(Rock, Soul) CD
(Includes slipcase.)

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BloodstoneNatural High (with bonus tracks) ... CD
London/Rhino, 1972. Used ... $8.99
Seminal work from Bloodstone – an album that may be the group's best-remembered effort, and for good reason too! The album sets a whole new standard for harmony soul in the 70s – one that's tighter than some of the east coast groups, yet never too slick or polished – kind of a ... read more CD
Also available Natural High ... LP 6.99

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✨✧ BlowflyBlowfly On Tour ... CD
Weird World/Hot Productions, Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Excellent stuff – and one of the funkiest albums ever cut by Blow Fly! This is his second LP – and it's a funky recounting of a successful tour around the US, with Blow telling the story of the trip, as the mood and groove changes from track to track, as the story moves from city to ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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BlowflyZodiac Blowfly/Butterfly ... CD
Weird World/House Of Funk, Mid 70s. Used ... $6.99
Two great albums from Blowlfly on one CD! The first album follows in the tradition of Cannonball Adderley's Zodiac albums – and offers up some excellent funky tunes, all based around the different symbols of the zodiac, and all done with the usual Blowfly porno sense of humor! The backing ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Blue MagicMagic Of The Blue ... CD
Atco/Collectables, 1974. Used ... $5.99
Was there ever a better harmony soul group than Blue Magic? Hearing a record like this, it's hard to think so – and the album's pure east coast magic all the way through! The group still manage to keep the fragile quality that made their first work so great, but they've also got a ... read more CD

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Booker T & The MGsBooker T Set (24 bit remastering) ... CD
Stax/ZYX (Germany), 1969. Used ... $6.99
Later work from Booker T and crew – an album that always gets lost in the shuffle, but which also includes lots of great moments, and a bit more funk than in earlier years! The rhythm section's loosening up a bit on the set – led by the mighty Al Jackson, and working past that tight ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Booker T & The MGs/The Mar KeysStax Instrumentals – Previously Unissued Tracks ... CD
Stax/Fantasy (UK), 1960s. Used ... $11.99
25 rare tracks from the Memphis scene – 60s instrumentals by The Mar-Keys and Booker T & the MGs that have never been issued before! The Stax label is well known as the home to a wealth of famous soul singers – including Rufus Thomas, Otis Redding, Sam & Dave, Isaac Hayes, and ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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BrainstormFunky Entertainment ... CD
Tabu, 1979. Used ... $6.99
They're not lying with the title of this album from Brainstorm – because this classic late 70s set has the group moving into some very funky territory – stepping up the basslines even more than before, and really finding a great way to focus on the groove! The approach is right on the ... read more CD

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Bonnie BramlettRoots, Blues & Jazz ... CD
Zoho, 2006. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Toni BraxtonUltimate Toni Braxton ... CD
Arista, 1990s/Early 2000s. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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✨✧ BreakwaterBreakwater (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/BMG/Get On Down, 1978. Used ... $14.99
A landmark set from a group who only ever gave the world two albums – but who've gone on to have a huge influence over the years! This initial offering from Breakwater is a masterful blend of jazzy fusion and mellower soul – a sound sifted together so perfectly, it really tops the rest ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Breakwater ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ BreakwaterSplashdown (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/Get On Down, 1980. Used ... $14.99
No splashdown here – as Breakwater are every bit as soaringly soulful as they were on their debut set! The groove here is that perfect blend of jazz and soul that only a few groups in the 70s really got right – maybe Pleasure, or The Blackbyrds – and most certainly Breakwater, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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BrickBest Of Brick ... CD
Epic, Mid 70s. Used ... $2.99
Classic work from Brick – a group who went onto become surprisingly successful during the 70s with a hot Atlanta blend of funky soul and uptempo club grooves. The group has a feel that would be taken up heavily a few years later by LA funk combos – particularly those on the Solar label ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Johnny BristolBristol's Creme ... CD
Atlantic/Collectors Choice, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An excellent smooth soul groover from Johnny Bristol! The album has Johnny stepping into a more sophisticated groove than he used on his early 70s albums for MGM – mixing together styles that sound a lot like those used by artists like Leroy Hutson or Leon Ware at the time, a mix of well-prod ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Bristol's Creme ... LP 3.99

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Johnny BristolMGM Collection (Hang On In There Baby/Feeling The Magic) (limited edition with bonus track) ... CD
MGM/Hip-O Select, 1974/1975. Used ... $33.99
Under-discovered 70s soul genius from Johnny Bristol – an artist who's best known for his early work in the Motown studios, but who steps out here as an incredible soul singer in his own right! Johnny's work here has an undeniably funky quality – a full, rich groove that blends ... read more CD
(Out of print limited edition.)

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Robert BrookinsIn The Night (with bonus tracks) ... CD
MCA/FTG, 1986. Used ... $7.99
The debut album from Robert Brookins – an artist who first made waves in the group Afterbach, and who also had close ties to the Earth Wind & Fire galaxy in the 80s! This set's got a tightness that definitely belies Robert's years working in the studio for other artists – but the ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)
Also available In The Night ... LP 3.99

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✨✧ Hadda BrooksJump Back Honey – The Complete Okeh Sessions ... CD
Columbia/Okeh, Early 50s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Vocalists, Soul) CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Brothers JohnsonGreatest Hits ... CD
A&M, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Brothers JohnsonStrawberry Letter 23 – The Very Best Of The Brothers Johnson ... CD
A&M, Late 60s. Used ... $7.99
Jazzy funk and soul from the mighty Brothers Johnson – nearly all of it produced by Quincy Jones, with that sweet sweet touch that Quincy was bringing to his best work of the time! Quincy first introduced the Brothers on his massive Mellow Madness album – then went onto produce a ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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James BrownBallads ... CD
Polydor, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
Sure, the man's a great funk musician – but don't forget that he got his start in soul, and first wowed the crowd with his talent for putting over a mellow ballad better than anyone else! This great set features James doing some of what he does best – kicking back and taking it easy on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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James BrownDead On The Heavy Funk 1975 to 1983 ... CD
Chronicles/Polydor, Mid 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
Although James' early 70's ouvre is often cited as his best funky stuff, he made some darn nice tracks at the end of the 70's, as this swell 2CD set hopes to prove! The package compiles some of the best work that James did during the disco era – and although a few of the tracks have an ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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James BrownFunky Christmas ... CD
King/Polygram, Late 60s. Used ... $8.99
Excellent funky Christmas! Not everyone knows it, but James Brown cut a fair number of Christmas albums during the 60s – 3 albums, and a bunch of singles to be exact! They're all super-rare, but this great comp brings together some of the best material from those years – and nearly ... (Holiday Music, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ James BrownHey America ... CD
Polydor/Elemental (Spain), 1972. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A really fantastic album from James Brown – and an unusual one, too – as it was only ever issued overseas back in the early 70s! The album's got a title that's similar to one of James' Christmas albums, but it's a completely different record – kind of a condensation of some of ... read more CD

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James BrownLive At The Apollo (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1963. Used ... $14.99
A landmark album that forever changed the face of live recordings – and soul music too! As has been told and retold often, King records not only had the genius idea of bringing recording equipment into the Apollo Theater to catch James in a smoking live setting – the sort of show that ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing! Includes obi.)

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James BrownLove Power Peace – Live At The Olympia Paris 1971 ... CD
Polydor/Universal (Japan), 1971. Used ... $12.99
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 CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Love Power Peace – Live At The Olympia Paris 1971 ... CD 13.99

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James BrownMessing With The Blues ... CD
Polydor, Late 50s/1960s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A fantastic collection – really well-done, and featuring on James Brown's bluesier material – including some nice organ work! Includes a number of unissued tracks, too! CD
(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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James BrownPure Dynamite! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1964. Used ... $4.99
Raw live energy from the great James Brown – and a record that comes hot on the heels of Live At The Apollo! Like that one, this set was supposedly "recorded on the spot" – and it's even harder, faster, and noisier than that classic – with a loud-bursting sound that ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing – includes obi.)
Also available Pure Dynamite! ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ James BrownRevolution Of The Mind ... CD
Polydor, 1971. Used ... $4.99
An amazing double-live album that's to concert records what James Brown's Payback was to the sound of studio funk! Like that classic, this is a double-length 2LP set that really has James and the JBs stretching out and doing their thing – working here in a setting that's supposed to be the ... read more CD

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James BrownRoots Of A Revolution ... CD
Polydor, 1960s. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
A great collection of 60s work by James – one that goes way past the hits, to show the birth of the funky style that would forever be James' calling card in the 70s! The package starts in the earlier King R&B years – with tracks that are hard and soulful, yet which also have a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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James BrownThere It Is ... CD
Polydor, 1972. Used ... $16.99
Raw power and righteous energy from James Brown – a set that still has all the best funk elements of his longer-form albums of the time, but which also packs an even stronger political message too! The vibe of the record is clear from the image on the cover – the most powerful since ... read more CD
(Out of print original CD pressing, not a CDr. Small cutout hole through case.)
Also available There It Is ... CD 13.99

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Oscar Brown Jr.Movin' On ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1972. Used ... $4.99
A sweet bit of funky jazz vocals from Oscar Brown Jr – recorded during his early 70s stay at Atlantic Records, in a style that's very different than his early work! The tracks are all still original numbers by Oscar – penned with that clever bad-rapping approach to the lyrics that ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Oscar Brown Jr.Sin & Soul (And Then Some) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1960. Used ... $2.99
Trend-setting vocal work from Oscar Brown Jr – one of the hippest singers of his generation, and a vocalist who really took things to the next level in the 60s! Brown's got a sound that's partially influenced by the vocalese of Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, and other singers of the 50s ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
Also available
Sin & Soul ... LP 4.99
Sin & Soul (And Then Some) ... CD 2.99

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Oscar Brown Jr.Sin & Soul (And Then Some) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1960. Used ... $2.99
Trend-setting vocal work from Oscar Brown Jr – one of the hippest singers of his generation, and a vocalist who really took things to the next level in the 60s! Brown's got a sound that's partially influenced by the vocalese of Eddie Jefferson, Jon Hendricks, and other singers of the 50s ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available
Sin & Soul ... LP 4.99
Sin & Soul (And Then Some) ... CD 2.99

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BT ExpressEnergy To Burn/1980 ... CD
Roadshow/Edsel (UK), 1976/1980. Used ... $14.99
2 stunners from BT Express – the group's 3rd and 6th albums – back to back on one CD! Energy To Burn is 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 ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Bubble Gum BrothersBorn To Be Funky ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1990. Used ... $1.99
(Rock, Soul) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Bubble Gum BrothersFunktastic Oyage ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1994. Used ... $5.99
(Rock, Soul) CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Bubble Gum BrothersGet ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1992. Used ... $2.99
(Rock, Soul) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Jerry ButlerEssential Jerry Butler ... CD
Polygram, 1960s. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)

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Bobby CaldwellCat In The Hat ... CD
Clouds/Sin-Drome, 1980. Used ... $11.99
One of the greatest moments ever from Bobby Caldwell – a special little album that occupies it's own place between genres – a touch of soul, the warmth of jazz, and a delivery that really helped Caldwell reach out to some big new audiences at the time! There's a cool, compressed feel ... read more CD

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✨✧ Terry CallierLive At Mother Blues, 1964 ... CD
Premonition, 1964. Used ... $12.99
Fantastic early work from Terry Callier! The session was cut live at the Chicago folk club Mother Blues – and although Terry's playing here with a small combo that features only dual bass accompaniment behind his guitar and vocals, the sound is excellent! The overall feel is similar to the ... read more CD
(Out of print, barcode has a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Terry CallierTotal Recall ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 2003. Used ... $4.99
The genius of Terry Callier – remixed! One of the greatest things to happen to Chicago soul legend Callier in recent years was his discovery by a host of cutting edge producers and DJs on the European scene – important talents who took his work to a whole new audience, by fusing Terry's ... read more CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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CameoBest Of Cameo ... CD
Polygram, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $0.99
Not to be confused with the Funk Essentials version of this title – this one's a slightly more slimmed-down set, but one that's still filled with plenty of Cameo hits! The package veers more towards some of the later 80s grooves, but is still pretty nice overall – with plenty of funky ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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CameoBest Of Cameo Vol 2 ... CD
Mercury, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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CameoCameosis ... CD
Mercury, 1980. Used ... $1.99
Full-on frenetic funk from Cameo – one of the group's tightest albums, yet still without any of the too-slick sounds of later years! The sound here is amazing – and we always find ourselves wondering how a group of guys can hit such perfect grooves with just a bunch of basses, guitars, ... read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)
Also available Cameosis ... CD 13.99

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CameoKnights Of The Sound Table ... CD
Mercury, 1981. Used ... $6.99
Massively funky work from Cameo – a set that's right in the middle of their classic early run – and still quite strong on the bass-heavy grooves the group helped inspire in countless legions of imitators! The tightness of the set is incredible – moving at a pace that's simply ... read more CD
(Out of print original CD pressing. Small cutout hole through case.)
Also available Knights Of The Sound Table ... CD 13.99
 
 



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