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JBsFunky Good Time – The Anthology ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99 29.98
A killer 2CD set of funky grooves by one of the best backing bands ever! The JBs were James Brown's legendary combo during his monster funk years of the early 70s – and this well-selected compilation brings together 30 rare tracks from their best years! The set's got a great set of notes ... read more CD

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JBsHustle With Speed ... CD
Polydor (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the most fantastic albums by the JBs – a masterpiece of funky jamming, tight instrumentation, and that free yet tight style of the James Brown 70s years! The tracks are longer than on some of the earlier singles – especially the 8 minute jammer "(It's Not The Express) It's ... read more CD
(Part of the Rare Groove Funk 1000 Best Collection!)
Also available Hustle With Speed ... LP 39.99

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JBsThese Are The JBs ... CD
Now Again, 1970. New Copy ... $12.99 15.98
A stunner of a record – the first-ever album by The JBs, never issued back in the day – and lost for years until it recently resurfaced on a test pressing! The set features a leaner, more stripped-down version of the group – one that features Bootsy Collins on bass, and which ... read more CD

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Gus JenkinsToo Tough – West Coast Blues & R&B 1953 to 1963 ... CD
Jasmine (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99
A huge collection of work from the overlooked Gus Jenkins – one of a number of blues musicians who started in the south, then moved out to the west coast during the postwar years – and found a way to change his older style into a great mix of jump blues and raw R&B! Jenkins both ... read more CD

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Terry JenoureGive You This ... CD
Minor Music (Germany), 1987. Used ... $6.99
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Jewell Gospel TrioMany Little Angels In The Band ... CD
Gospel Friend (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
An essential collection of rare material by this important female gospel trio of the 50s – a group who's not only known for bringing a style to the music that was ever bit as great as male group gospel of the pre-soul years – but who also are the initial early home to later soul ... (Gospel, Soul) read more CD

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General Johnson & Chairmen Of The BoardTimeless ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2002. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Surprisingly great work from General Johnson & Chairmen Of The Board – a new recording, but with a soulful depth that shows they haven't lost it since the 70s! The General's vocals are as great as ever, with that odd little twinge that always made him one of the most distinctive singers ... read more CD

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Howard JohnsonVision ... CD
A&M/PTG (Netherlands), 1985. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
Solid 80s grooving soul from Howard Johnson – a singer who'd worked often with other, bigger artists – but who only cut a handful of albums under his own name. The set's got a lot of production help from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, who make their presence known in the record's ... read more CD

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LV JohnsonWe Belong Together ... CD
Phono/Everland (Austria), 1981. New Copy ... $14.99
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 CD
Also available We Belong Together ... LP 24.99

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Syl JohnsonDiamond In The Rough ... CD
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1974. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
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 CD
Also available Diamond In The Rough ... LP 39.99

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Syl JohnsonStraight Up ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2003. Used ... $24.99
A sweet compilation with some nice later recordings from the 80s and 90s. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsAmerican Love Call ... CD
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
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 CD
Also available American Love Call ... LP 18.99

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Durand Jones & The IndicationsPrivate Space ... CD
Colemine/Dead Oceans, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 14.98
Fantastic work from Durand Jones & The Indications – a group who've really come a long way in the past few years – in ways that push Durand's vocals to places we wouldn't have guessed on previous records! This set's way more than just a funk band with a soul singer upfront – ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more CD
Also available Private Space ... LP 18.99

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Quincy JonesLive In Paris – 14 Mars 1961 ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1961. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Hard-driving live work from Quincy Jones – material recorded during one of the most productive, creative years of his large jazz ensemble! Material is from a very hip all-star group – and in addition to the sorts of tracks that Quincy was doing for ABC and Mercury during the period, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap KingsGive The People What They Want ... CD
Daptone, 2014. Used ... $6.99
Tremendous work from Sharon Jones & The Dap Kings – a set that took a bit longer to hit the racks than expected, but which really shows a richness that more than makes up for the delay! Sharon's a singer who's always been great – but she steps out strongly here with a sense of ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsI Learned The Hard Way ... CD
Daptone, 2010. Used ... $4.99
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 CD

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsJust Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... CD
Daptone, 2000s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Rare work from Sharon Jones – and a record that's a bit different than some of her other work for the Daptone label! The set features the group doing cover versions of tracks by other artists – some that appeared as singles over the years, others commissioned for projects, and a few ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more CD
Also available Just Dropped In To See What Condition Our Rendition Is In ... LP 16.99

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Jones GirlsOn Target ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1983. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
Post-Philly, and the girls are working here with Fonzi Thornton and Robert Wright – who choose to start off the album with a silly bit of dialogue that has them talking to the singers from the production booth (possibly letting them know that Gamble & Huff are no longer in charge!) Here's ... read more CD

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Louis JordanChronological Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five – 1934 to 1940 ... CD
Classics (France), 1930s. Used ... $9.99
Very early work – one single for Vocalion, the rest for Decca – with players who include Chick Webb, Taft Jordan, Clarence Williams, and James P Johnson! CD
(Out of print.)

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Louis JordanChronological Louis Jordan & His Tympany Five – 1940 to 1941 ... CD
Classics (France), 1940/1941. Used ... $11.99
With Freddie Webster, Courtney Williams, Eddie Roane, Stafford Simon, Dallas Bartley, Kenneth Hollon, Arnold Thomas, and Walter Martin. CD
(Out of print.)

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Louis JordanFive Guys Named Moe – Original Decca Records Vol 2 ... CD
Decca/MCA, 1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)

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Orlando Julius & The Afro SoundersOrlando Julius & The Afro Sounders ... CD
Philips/Voodoo Funk, 1973. New Copy ... $6.99 16.98
An uber-rare album from Orlando Julius & The Afro Sounders – recorded at Ginger Baker's studio in Lagos and originally (apparently quite scarcely) released by Philips in 1973 – wonderful stuff and on par with the excellent material the group recorded in the handful of previous years! ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more CD
(CD version comes with a great hardcover book-like package that includes liner notes by Orlando Julius.)

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Valerie JuneMoon & Stars – Prescriptions For Dreamers ... CD
Fantasy, 2021. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Here's a record that may well push Valerie June over the top – a mature, fully-formed set that's filled with anthemic tunes that point the way to a whole new generation in soul! The album bills individual songs as filling certain needs – prescriptions, if you will – like ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
Also available Moon & Stars – Prescriptions For Dreamers (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Aleke KanonuAleke (with bonus tracks) ... CD
PMG (Austria), 1980. Used ... $11.99
A really unique project from the end of the 70s – a set that takes some of the Afro Funk energy that was bubbling in West Africa during the decade, then mixes it with some funky jazz touches arranged by the great William S Fischer! The mix of cultures comes out perfectly – with no ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Kashmere Stage BandKashmere Stage Band Plays Originals (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
An all-original set from the Kashmere Stage Band – one of the funkiest combos going in early 70s Texas! The album features a range of tunes written by bandleader Conrad Johnson – all hard-hitting numbers that take off from the group's roots as a funkier high school band, and which show ... read more CD

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Kashmere Stage BandOur Thing (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $24.99
A bold statement from the Kashmere Stage Band – who've definitely got their own "thing" here right from the start – one of the coolest, grooviest, funkiest sounds you'll ever hear from a band of young kids in school! These guys easily match the hippest players in much more ... read more CD

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Kashmere Stage BandZero Point – 1971 to 1972 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99
When these guys say "stage band", they aren't kidding – as the group's got so many members, there's barely room left on the stage for the instruments! That doesn't stop the record from being plenty darn funky, though – as the sound is right, tight, and outta site – ... read more CD

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Herman Kelly & LifePercussion Explosion! (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Alston/Get On Down, 1978. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
The percussion-heavy soul gem from Herman Kelly & Life – recorded in both Brazil & Miami – and awash with killer drum work all the way through! The album's a key part of the Miami sound especially – and really shows the way that city's 70s funk scene used congas heavily ... read more CD

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Bobby KeysBobby Keys ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
A really cool album from saxophonist Bobby Keys – a record with no vocals at all, just Bobby's solos – but a set that's maybe better tagged as instrumental rock than jazz, given the heavyweight guest musicians in the lineup! Keys blows with an all-star array of talent from the rock ... (Rock, Soul) read more CD

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BB KingHere's One You Didn't Know About – From The RPM & Kent Vaults ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
An excellent collection of rare work from the legendary BB King – a selection of 25 tracks from the vaults of RPM and Kent Records, 23 of which appear here for the first time ever! Some cuts are alternates, some are different versions of other recordings – and all are pretty darn ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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BB KingKing Of The Blues (4CD box set) ... CD
MCA, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 4 CDs ... $19.99
4CDs, and loads of vintage work – including key cuts from BB's ABC and MCA years, plus rare singles, early material, and even some unissued tracks! (Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print, outer box has some light edge wear. 72 page booklet included!)

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Ben E KingDon't Play That Song ... CD
Atco (UK), 1962. Used ... $9.99
A stellar record from Ben E King – and one of a few early 60s gems that really have him leaving a longstanding mark on soul music! There's a balance here that's unbelievable – a quality that's emotive right from the start, yet also perfectly put together too – with Ben's ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2014 EU pressing.)

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Ben E KingSpanish Harlem/Don't Play That Song ... CD
Collectables/Atlantic, Early 60s. Used ... $5.99
2 albums' worth of incredible work from Ben E King! Spanish Harlem is a classic – and forget that you've heard the title track a million times, because the album's a treasure all the way through – packed with beautiful tunes arranged and produced by the Lieber-Stoller tune, in that mix ... read more CD

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Elizabeth King & The Gospel SoulsD-Vine Spirituals Recordings ... CD
D-Vine/Bible & Tire, 1972. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
A fantastic collection of work from Elizabeth King – a gospel singer who never reached the same sort of fame as singers who moved into the secular world – but one who's got a vocal power that would have made her a star, had she chosen such a move! The tunes here all feature King ... (Gospel, Soul) read more CD
Also available D-Vine Spirituals Recordings ... LP 13.99

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✨✧ Evelyn Champagne KingEvelyn Champagne King – The RCA Albums 1977 to 1985 (8CD set) ... CD
RCA/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 8CD ... $44.99 65.98
A massive collection of music – eight full albums from Evelyn Champagne King, plus bonus tracks as well! King was a hell of a singer who came along at just the right time – as cool and classy enough to have sung jazz in decades before, but with a richness that also really fit the ... read more CD

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Freddie KingFreddie King 1934 to 1976 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
RSO (Japan), 1977. Used ... $29.99
A posthumous collection of work from Freddie King – material recorded in a variety of different sources, but all of it with Freddie's well-honed guitar sound in the lead! Some tracks were done down at Criteria Studios in Miami, and have a warmly southern sort of glow – others were done ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print SHMCD pressing – with obi!)

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Freddie KingLarger Than Life ... CD
RSO/BGO (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $10.99 16.99
The last album recorded by Freddie King – mostly done at the Armadillo World Headquarters in Austin – which continues the great 70s update the Texas bluesman was bringing to his sound! There's bits of soul and funk in the mix, but Freddie is still the main attraction in the lead – ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Freddy KingLet's Hide Away & Dance Away With Freddy King ... CD
King, Early 60s. New Copy ... $3.99 9.99
Killer early material from Freddy King – a blues album, but one that's also got a strong resonance with instrumental soul and early funk! The record is "Strictly Instrumental" – as the cover says – and a nice batch of short bluesy groovers that feature Freddy's great ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Freddy KingLet's Hide Away & Dance Away With Freddy King ... CD
King, Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
Killer early material from Freddy King – a blues album, but one that's also got a strong resonance with instrumental soul and early funk! The record is "Strictly Instrumental" – as the cover says – and a nice batch of short bluesy groovers that feature Freddy's great ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Jay KingHelen's Son ... CD
Expansion (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Jay King's had quite a career in soul music – some of it back in the 80s, through his work with Club Nouveau – and lots of it behind the scenes, as a writer, producer, and greater creative force in the business! Yet standing up front here on his own, Jay's maybe in his greatest ... read more CD

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King CurtisGet Ready ... CD
Atco/Wounded Bird, 1970. Used ... $6.99
Sly soul from the great King Curtis – one of his last albums ever, and one of his best as well! There's a hip sort of edge to the record that's different from the Curtis groove of the mid 60s – less standard soul instrumental covers, and a much more righteous feel overall – part ... read more CD

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King CurtisInstant Groove/Get Ready ... CD
Atco/Wounded Bird, 1969/1970. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A pair of classics from one of the best saxophonists in soul music – back to back on a single CD! First up is an Instant Groove from King Curtis – and a record that's even more deeply soulful than some of his other Atlantic albums! The title cut's a killer – a hard-vamping ... read more CD

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✨✧ KleeerKleeer – The Atlantic Collection 1979 to 1985 (I Love To Dance/Winners/License To Dream/Taste The Music/Get Ready/Intimate Connection/Seeekret/bonus tracks) (8CD set) ... CD
Atlantic/Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 8CD ... $44.99 65.99
A great collection – 7 full albums from Kleeer, plus a full disc of bonus material too! First up is I Love To Dance – the first-ever album from Kleeer – and a set that's already got them head and shoulders above most of their contemporaries! The set's got just a bit of the ... read more CD

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Earl KlughSoda Fountain Shuffle ... CD
Warner, 1985. Used ... $7.99
Smooth, soulful work from the great Earl Klugh – a set that's got plenty of electric elements in the rhythms, mixed with lots of acoustic interplay from Earl over the top! Klugh's touch on the strings has only gotten better over the years, and he dances magically amidst some light rhythms ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Frederick KnightI've Been Lonely For So Long (limited edition LP sleeve pressing) ... CD
Stax/Culture Factory (France), 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 9.98
A lasting 70s classic from Frederick Knight – easily his best-remembered album, thanks to the legendary title track! The set's got a slow-burning, deeply soulful feel all the way through – one that takes Knight's high-end vocals, and backs them with some bottom-burning instrumentation ... read more CD

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Gladys Knight & The PipsEssential Gladys Knight & The Pips 1961 to 1965 ... CD
Sunset Blvd, Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $20.99 21.99
If you only know Gladys Knight from her Motown classics, or her big hits of the early 70s, you'll find a huge amount to discover here – because right from the start, the lady and her group were really something special! The idea of a male/female vocal group was a bit unique in the early 60s ... read more CD

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Kool & The GangBest Of Kool & The Gang 1969 to 1976 ... CD
Funk Essentials, 1970s. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print. BMG Direct pressing.)

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Kool & The GangCelebrate (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99 20.99
A super-huge album for Kool & The Gang – and for good reason too! The set features their massive hit "Celebration" – a cut that firmly planted the group in the mainstream, and which keeps getting countless play over the decades – probably still earning them a ... read more CD
Also available Celebrate ... LP 7.99

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Kool & The GangLadies' Night/Celebrate/Something Special/As One/In The Heart/Emergency (3CD set) ... CD
BGO (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 CDs ... $18.99 20.99
A massive package of work from the mighty Kool & The Gang – 6 full albums from the 80s, served up here in a 3CD set! First up is Ladies Night – a shameless dancefloor cash-in move – but a record that's still pretty darn great as well! You all know the big title cut "Ladi ... read more CD

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Kool & The GangPerfect Union ... CD
Omnivore, 2021. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
Kool & The Gang are back in action – crackling forth with a new sort of energy that also has the group bringing a sense of positivity to their music! The vibe here is very different than their funky 45 work of the early days, and their big crossover cuts at the start of the 80s – ... read more CD

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Dave KozSaxophonic ... CD
Capitol, 2003. Used ... $4.99
Features production by Brian McKnight, Jeff Lorber, and Brian Cullbertson. (Jazz, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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LA CarnivalLA Carnival Would Like To Pose A Question ... CD
Stones Throw, 1970. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
Sweet jazzy funk – from the cornbelt of Omaha! The LA Carnival are one of those rarer-than-rare funk groups who not only never got their due back in the day – but also recorded a heck of a lot of great material that never even got issued! They have a totally great sound that bubbles ... read more CD

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Amel LarrieuxInfinite Possibilities ... CD
Epic, 1999. Used ... $4.99
A seminal set in helping shape the sound of Neo Soul for the 21st Century – the solo debut of Amel Larreiux, recorded after an initial rise to fame in Groove Theory! The set's got a simple, yet seductive groove – a mix of spare beats and keyboards that really gives Amel's sweet vocals ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD

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Denise LaSalleMaking A Good Thing Better – The Complete Westbound Singles 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Some of the deepest soul to ever come from a Detroit label – a great run of singles cut by Denise LaSalle for the Westbound label – all of them pretty darn wonderful! Denise has roots that start in Mississippi, and she spent plenty of time in Chicago – so by the time she hit ... read more CD

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LatimoreStraighten It Out – The Best Of Latimore ... CD
Rhino, 1970s. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print CRC pressing. Tray card has a small light stain in one corner – very minor.)

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Paul LaurenceUnderexposed (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/Expansion (UK), 1989. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
The title's a great one for this late 80s set – as Paul Laurence was one of the most underexposed soul singers of his generation, even though his work was always pretty darn great! Laurence comes across with plenty of spark and charm right from the start – undeniable star power that's ... read more CD

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LaurneaLaurnea II (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Victor (Japan), 1999. Used ... $11.99
An incredible new soul album – and one of our favorites of the past few years! Laurnea's one of the best singers we've heard in ages, and she's got a warm sweet wonderful voice that works perfectly with the album's mellow jazzy arrangements. There's lots of cool electric keyboards, a slowly ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Betty LavetteThings Have Changed ... CD
Verve, 2018. Used ... $7.99
Bettye Lavette on Verve Records – a move that also signals a shift in her music too – in a way that we can really approve! Bettye's getting some richer care in the backings – more of a classic soul approach, in terms of warmth – never trying too hard to cast the singer in ... read more CD

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Bettye LavetteI've Got My Own Hell To Raise ... CD
Anti, 2005. Used ... $4.99
A surprisingly wonderful set from deep soul diva Bettye Lavette – a record that's actually as good as most of her older work, and that's something we didn't expect! We'll be honest in saying that we're always pretty darn suspicious of comeback albums by older soul singers – and usually ... read more CD

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Jarrod LawsonBe The Change ... CD
Dome (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Really fantastic work from Jarrod Lawson – one of those underground singers who should be huge, if the world had any justice! Lawson's a cut above, and completely his own singer – the kind of individual talent that comes along once in a generation, like Al Jarreau or Michael Franks ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD

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LAXAll My Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Prelude/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $24.99
The obscure second album from LAX – even better than the first Prelude set by this west coast disco project, and with a slightly different spin as well! There's no female vocals this time around – and the lyrics are sung by Geoff Leib, who's also the keyboardist – which makes for ... read more CD

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Barbara LewisComplete Atlantic Singles ... CD
Atlantic/Real Gone, Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99 25.99
The best-ever collection of work we've ever seen from Barbara Lewis – and the first set to really give the soul singer her due! Lewis was a hell of a vocalist back in the 60s – an artist who could be classy one minute, and gutsy the next – often working with key production from ... read more CD

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Barbara LewisDon't Forget About Me – The Atlantic & Reprise Recordings (3CD set) ... CD
Atlantic/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1960s. New Copy 3CD ... $26.99 30.99
Damn fantastic work from Barbara Lewis – one of our favorite soul singers of the 60s, and an artist who's a bit unlike anyone else! Lewis hails from the Detroit area, but also did a fair bit of early recording in Chicago – and in a way, her sound is maybe a mix of the class of Motown ... read more CD

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✨✧ Johnny Lewis QuartetShuckin' & Jivin' (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Ubiquity/P-Vine (Japan), 1972. Used ... $19.99
The hot and funky Johnny Lewis Quartet recorded this massive slab of jazz in the early 70's, when the group's lineup consisted of organ, tenor, guitar, and very very hot drums. The LP contains some excellent covers of "Cissy Strut", "Blue Funk", and "Chitlins Con ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print P-Vine pressing – includes obi!)

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LightmenFree As You Wanna Be (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Judnell/Now Again, 1970. New Copy 2CD ... $6.99 15.98
A record that definitely lives up to its title – as it's a lot freer and more spiritual than later work from drummer Bubbha Thomas and his Lightmen group! This set perfectly captures the unique vibe that the ensemble brought to the Houston scene at the start of the 70s – really the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
Also available Free As You Wanna Be (with bonus tracks, booklet, & bonus download) ... LP 20.99

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Lightmen Plus OneFancy Pants (2CD version – mono/stereo versions) ... CD
Judnell/Now Again, 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $6.99 15.98
Some of the most righteous sounds we've ever heard from Houston legends The Lightmen – recorded at a time when the group was at their most spiritual, and very firmly following a cosmic path set down by drummer Bubbha Thomas! The music here owes nothing to the hippest sounds coming from the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
Also available Fancy Pants (2LP version – mono/stereo versions – with booklet) ... LP 20.99

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Paula LimaPaula Lima ... CD
Universal (Brazil), 2003. Used ... $12.99
Solo work from Paula Lima – the singer from Funk Como Le Gusta, stepping out in a whole new style! The album's a blend of Brazilian funk, American soul, and even has some jazzy touches to it – as Paula's clearly trying to expand her horizons, and work in the mode of a more ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Paula LimaSinceramente ... CD
Indie (Brazil), 2006. Used ... $9.99
A wonderfully soulful set from Brazilian singer Paula Lima – one that's even tighter and more focused than her previous efforts, but not in a way that's too commercial or slick! There's a gentle blend of samba, soul, and funk going on in most tracks – with instrumentation that's warm, ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Little AnnDetroit's Secret Soul (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Brilliant soul from the Detroit underground of the late 60s – a full set of work by vocalist Little Ann, issued here for the first time ever! You might recognize Ann's name from her appearance on a few of the Ace/Kent Records issues of material by Detroit producer Dave Hamilton over the ... read more CD

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Little MiltonWelcome To The Club – The Essential Chess Recordings ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1960s. Used 2CD ... $13.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print. Columbia House pressing.)

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Little Richard18 Greatest Hits ... CD
Rhino, Late 50s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Little RichardRill Thing (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Reprise/Omnivore, 1970. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
A mindblowing set from Little Richard – a stunning comeback session from the start of the 70s – recorded at Muscle Shoals with a heavy funk component in the mix! Richard arranged and produced the record himself – and it's a beautiful illustration of his genius – hardly ... read more CD

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Little RichardSecond Coming (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Reprise/Omnivore, 1972. New Copy ... $16.99
Funky 70s Little Richard – very much in the spirit of his Rill Thing album, although a bit more polished! The album features production and arrangements from New Orleans soul legend Bumps Blackwell – who first handled Richard way back when – and the record's sort of divided half ... read more CD

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JC LodgeLove For All Seasons ... CD
RAS, 1996. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nana LoveDisco Documentary – Full Of Funk ... CD
Nestor/BBE (UK), 1979. New Copy Gatefold ... $8.99 16.99
Rare funky soul from Ghanaian disco diva Nana Love – the rare, appropriately-titled Full Of Funk record from 1979 – with dynamite vocals by Nana and featuring Ghana legend Harry Mosco and other incredible players in the studio band! Nana's voice is uniquely amazing – with a sweet ... read more CD
Also available Disco Documentary – Full Of Funk ... CD 7.99

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Nana LoveDisco Documentary – Full Of Funk ... CD
Nestor/BBE (UK), 1979. Used ... $7.99
Rare funky soul from Ghanaian disco diva Nana Love – the rare, appropriately-titled Full Of Funk record from 1979 – with dynamite vocals by Nana and featuring Ghana legend Harry Mosco and other incredible players in the studio band! Nana's voice is uniquely amazing – with a sweet ... read more CD
(With BBE obi.)
Also available Disco Documentary – Full Of Funk ... CD 8.99

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Love Unlimited OrchestraRhapsody In White ... CD
20th Century, 1973. Used ... $9.99
A beautiful swirling instrumental album that features the classic "Love's Theme", the cut that made Barry a multi-millionaire, and which firmly established his sophisticated orchestral soul style as one of the trademarks of the 70s! This is the ultimate in 70s soul class – from the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Sticker over barcode.)

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Love, Peace, & HappinessHere 'Tis ... CD
RCA/P&C, 1972. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
A tremendous little record from Love Peace & Happiness – a great vocal trio from the early 70s, and one who really shine with this overlooked gem for RCA! The trio were part of the New Birth/Nite Liters universe that producer Harvey Fuqua brought to the label at the time – and they' ... read more CD

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Jon LucienI Am Now (plus bonus track) ... CD
RCA/Big Break (UK), 1970. Used ... $7.99
The beginning of an amazing run on RCA for vocalist Jon Lucien – working here in a sublime blend of styles that's way beyond simple soul or standard jazz! Lucien's got a sound that's unlike anything we can think of – apart from the countless imitators who've tried for his style in ... read more CD

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Jon LucienLive In NYC ... CD
Sugar Apple, 2003. Used ... $11.99
A recent set from vocalist Jon Lucien – but easily some of the greatest work he's ever recorded! The session's done with a freeness that goes beyond even Jon's classic RCA and Columbia albums – an acoustic setting that allows for more spontaneous expression and warmly flowing energy ... read more CD
(Out of print. Back cover of booklet appears to be signed by the artist and inscribed to the previous owner.)

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LuiLui (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Maui Surf/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $24.99
A rare bit of soul from the Hawaii scene of the 70s – and like some of the best of the genre, a record that's definitely got some influence from the warm Cali soul scene of the time, but which also brings plenty of its own style to play! The guitar lines have a nicely chromatic vibe, maybe ... read more CD

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Carmen LundyGood Morning Kiss ... CD
Justin Time (Canada), 1985. Used ... $7.99
A fantastic record – one of the best jazz vocal records of the 80s, and a real bright spot in an often dim decade for jazz! The set is Carmen Lundy's debut – and it's a masterful self-produced effort that immediately put her in the ranks of the ultra-hip, ultra-soulful jazz crowd ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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Bobby LyleGenie ... CD
Capitol/Soul Brother (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A funky fusion classic – and quite possibly Bobby Lyle's most perfectly realized album! The set was Bobby's first full US outing, and it's filled with soaring, riffing keyboards that stretch out into territory explored a few years before by Johnny Hammond and Lonnie Liston Smith! The real ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Barbara LynnMovin On A Groove – Blues & Soul Situation (with bonus track) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 2003. New Copy ... $19.99
Barbara Lynn was one of the all-time female soul greats of the 60s – a really strong, independent artist who was more than just a singer – as she also played guitar on her records and wrote a fair bit of her own material too – a quality that really set Barbara apart from the pack, ... read more CD

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Cheryl LynnIt's Gonna Be Right (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/PTG (Netherlands), 1985. New Copy ... $7.99
Cheryl Lynn's punching up her sound a bit here – working with Hubert Eaves, Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis, and even some of her own productions – in a style that's got a heavier sort of 80s groove than earlier albums, but still mighty nice – and a great change from the disco of her ... read more CD

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MaceoFor All The King's Men ... CD
4th & Broadway, 1990. Used ... $5.99
Includes "Sax Machine", "Let 'Em Out", and "Tell The World". CD
(Out of print.)

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MadcliffMadcliff ... CD
Guinness/Soul Brother (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A rare funky gem from Madcliff – an early project from Chris Hills, who'd soon go onto greater fame in Players Association! The album's got a much more soul-based sound than Hills' later material – still upbeat and groovy, but delivered with an indie soul vibe that keeps things nice ... read more CD

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Magic SamMagic Sam Live – At The Alex Club & The Ann Arbor Blues Festival ... CD
Delmark, 1963/1964/1969. Used ... $6.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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Taj MahalBest Of Taj Mahal Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $1.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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Taj MahalBlue Light Boogie ... CD
Private, 1999. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Taj MahalHidden Treasures Of Taj Mahal 1969 to 1973 ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A definite treasure from Taj Mahal – especially for fans of his excellent early work for Columbia Records! The first CD in the package features unreleased studio tracks recorded during the glory days for Columbia – not rough cuts or demos, but well-finished gems that offer up the same ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Taj MahalReal Thing ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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Taj MahalSenor Blues ... CD
Private, 1997. Used ... $1.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1978) (CD & book) ... CD
Seroma/Abril Cultural (Brazil), 1978. Used ... $29.99
A great one from Brazilian soul singer Tim Maia – an album that's sung almost entirely in English, and which shows Maia really maturing into one hell of an international star! The set's got some great mellow grooves – tracks that would be right at home in the New Jersey scene of the ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Main AttractionAll The Way ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1986. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A pretty sweet soul group from the mid 80s scene – one that's been a bit overlooked over the years, but who have a sound that's right up there with the best of their big name contemporaries! At some points, these guys have a way of harmonizing along with electro funk that reminds us a lot of ... read more CD

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Main IngredientI Only Have Eyes For You ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A great later album from the Main Ingredient – professional, polished, and filled with wonderful harmony vocals! Maestro Patrick Adams arranged and produced the set – and he gives the record a really wonderful sound that's light years from his indie club work of the early 70s – a ... read more CD

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Main IngredientSpinning Around – The Singles 1967 to 1975 ... CD
RCA/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Some of the greatest work ever by The Main Ingredient – a selection of their singles for RCA records from the late 60s and early 70s – but one that goes way past just the hits, in order to fully trace the evolution of their heavenly vocal style! The trio started out as an already-great ... read more CD

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Miriam MakebaRoots Of Miriam Makeba – From South Africa To New York ... CD
Jasmine (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.99
A huge collection of work from the legendary South African singer Miriam Makeba – one that opens up a surprisingly big chapter of material before she started issuing her famous early records in America! The package begins with a big array of 78rpm singles from her homeland – then ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more CD

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MandingoWatto Sitta ... CD
Celluloid, 1984. Used ... $8.99
80s electro Afro grooving from Mandingo – not to be confused with the UK group who recorded electronic exotic albums in the 70s – but one of the New Africa crossover projects on Celluloid, recorded during their brief period of colonial expansion! The group mixes together traditional ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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MandrillMandrill ... CD
Polydor/Anagram, 1970. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A masterpiece of freeform funk from Mandrill – New York group at the start of the 70s, but one who work here with the best longform jamming styles of the Bay Area scene! The combo draw equal influence from jazz, funk, soul, and Latin – using all elements in a unique hybrid that's all ... read more CD
 
 



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