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✨✧ O'JaysFamily Reunion ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1975. Used ... $4.99
A great sense of righteousness and groove – the key mix that made the O'Jays so great back in the day – and which really helped put the Philly International enterprise on the map! The album's miles from the group's simple harmony soul roots – even though those were pretty darn ... read more CD

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O'JaysIdentify Yourself ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1979. Used ... $16.99
The O'Jays keep on going strong – hitting a smooth mellow Philly vibe that takes them away from the style of their mid 70s hits! The sound here is a bit more uptempo than on the previous album So Full Off Love – but the group are still also really using the time to explore their ... read more CD
(Out of print, Capitol/CEMA Special Markets pressing.)

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O'JaysSerious (with bonus tracks) ... CD
EMI/Expansion (UK), 1989. New Copy ... $16.99
The O'Jays hit a bit of a new jack mode with this late 80s set – picking up the beats, and giving themselves a chunkier rhythm than usual – but all while keeping things in that laidback territory that suits their famous vocals so well! The mellowest cuts here are our favorites – ... read more CD

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O'JaysShip Ahoy (expanded version – with bonus track) ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1973. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
A pivotal album from The O'Jays – and an undeniable Philly classic! The record was the third the group cut for the Philadelphia International label – but it was really the first one that pushed their strong righteous soul agenda, sort of a mix of message-oriented lyrics and heavy soul ... read more CD
Also available Ship Ahoy (expanded version – with bonus track) ... CD 3.99

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O'JaysShip Ahoy (expanded version – with bonus track) ... CD
Sony/Philadelphia International, 1973. Used ... $3.99
A pivotal album from The O'Jays – and an undeniable Philly classic! The record was the third the group cut for the Philadelphia International label – but it was really the first one that pushed their strong righteous soul agenda, sort of a mix of message-oriented lyrics and heavy soul ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)
Also available Ship Ahoy (expanded version – with bonus track) ... CD 4.99

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O'JaysSuper Bad (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Little Star/P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
Earlier work by The O'Jays – but issued in a super-pimp cover that has a image of all these hot chicks with guns, standing in a very blacksploitation pose! Clearly, this was an issue that was put on the markets to cash in on the group's early 70s fame on Philly International – but the ... read more CD

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✨✧ O'JaysTogether We Are One ... CD
Right Stuff, 2004. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A compilation of previously unreleased tracks from the one-and-only O'Jays – numbers produced by the Gamble-Huff team, mostly in the 80s with some stray numbers from the late 70s and 90s – but never included on any of the O'Jay's albums of the time! The albums are mostly synthesizer ... read more CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Olympic RunnersDon't Let Up (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
London/Big Pink (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the best-remembered albums from the Olympic Runners – not the shorts-clad ladies on the front cover, but a UK funk combo with a mighty sharp edge! These guys are best when they're really laying into the groove – hitting hard with the bass, following with the drums, and peppering ... read more CD

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OmarFor Pleasure (UK pressing) ... CD
BMG (UK), 1994. Used ... $4.99
Brilliant work by Omar – his 3rd album, supposedly a real break-out effort, but a record that disappeared almost immediately, thanks to poor handling by the label! The record's an excellent batch of instant-classic soul tracks – done with a modern production twist, but still very much ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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OmarThere's Nothing Like This ... CD
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1991. Used ... $8.99
A classic of independent soul, and a record that showed the world that the indie spirt wasn't dead – even in the 90's. Omar put this debut album together himself in his bedroom, recorded the whole thing for under 30,000 pounds, and after a brief run issuing it himself, sold the album to ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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One WayLove Is ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
A totally massive set from One Way – a record that has them sounding even better than ever – drawing on all the strengths of the previous few records, and really knocking it out of the park! Although the group's got a great way with a groove, the mellow cuts here are equally nice ... read more CD

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One WayWho's Foolin Who ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $11.99
A classic from One Way – who're still going strong in the early 80s! The group's ace in the hole was always the great work of Al Hudson – a fearless leader who kept things funky, and who wrote in some great hooks to tracks that give them uncommon strength. Case in point is the classic ... read more CD

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One WayWrap Your Body (with bonus track) ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1985. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
Damn, One Way never lets us down – and although the group cut many albums back in the day, all of them have some great standout moments! The groove here seems even tighter than ever, but never slick or commercial – a very important distinction, given that so many of One Way's ... read more CD

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OpazBack From the Raggedy Edge ... CD
Opaz (UK), 1995. Used ... $3.99
Nice bit of modern soul stuff from Ray Haden's group Opaz. Sort of like Noel McKoy or Omar in that it's got a sort of modern R&B feel to it, and with that nice twist that the newer London soul artists have in their songwriting. A very big album here in Chicago with the steppers, and a good ... (New Grooves, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Original 7ven (aka Time)Condensate ... CD
Saguaro Road, 2011. Used ... $24.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Osaka MonaurailRiptide (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Shout (Japan), 2014. Used ... $19.99
Tremendous work from one of our favorite funk combos ever – Japan's legendary Osaka Monaurail, easily one of the sharpest, tightest, most soulful groups of the past 20 years! These guys have a really no-nonsense approach to funk – from the top to the bottom, from the execution to the ... (Deep Funk, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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OsirisO-Zone ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $22.99
Lost soulful sounds from Osiris – one of the many high-concept funk ensembles to spring up in the wake of Earth Wind & Fire – and one of the better ones too! The combo's got some mighty tight grounding in the bass work of Tyrone Brunson – stepping out here in an early role to ... read more CD
(Part of the Miami Sound – Original Soul/Funk/Disco Collection series!)

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Johnny OtisOn With The Show – The Johnny Otis Story Vol 2 1957 to 1974 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A great second volume of pivotal episodes of The Johnny Otis Show from Ace Records and a compilation that represents two eras of Johnny Otis! On With The Show starts out by continuing the story of his late 50s and early 60s R&B years – then segues hard into his grittier funk-honed style ... read more CD

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Gene PageHot City/Lovelock ... CD
Atlantic/BGO (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
A pair of 70s soul classics from arranger Gene Page – back to back on a single CD! First up is Hot City – an excellent album of Barry White-styled instrumentals – put together by Barry's right hand man Gene Page, and produced by Barry himself! The record's one of the best that ... read more CD

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Junior ParkerLike It Is/Honey Drippin Blues ... CD
Mercury/BGO (UK), 1967/1969. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A pair of late 60s gems from the bluesy singer Junior Parker – back to back on a single CD! Like It Is features standout soul from the great Junior Parker – a singer who started out in blues, and already had a big legacy of music for Sun and Duke Records by the time of this Mercury set ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Junior ParkerLove Ain't Nothin' But A Business Goin' On (aka Outside Man) ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $18.99
One of the funkiest albums ever from Junior Parker – a great little set that shows he had a lot more to offer than just the average bluesman! The album's got a nice little soul sound in the backings – tight rhythms from Horace Ott, who nicely avoids a lot of the cliches that the blues ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Groove Merchant Mo Groovy Collection!)

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Junior Parker & FriendsMystery Train ... CD
Sun/Castle (UK), 1953/1954. Used ... $6.99
Great early blues recorded by Sun Records including work by Junior Parker, James Cotton, Walter Horton, Coy 'Hot Shot' Love, Kenneth Banks, and Pat Hare. Album features 24 cuts – including a few unissued tracks! (Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Junior Parker/James Cotton/Pat HareMystery Train ... CD
Rounder, 1953/1954. Used ... $6.99
Great early blues recorded by Sun Records – including a few unissued tracks! (Blues, Soul) CD

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Maceo ParkerLife On Planet Groove ... CD
Polygram, 1992. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print. Inner pages of the booklet have some pen.)

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ParliamentParliament Live – P Funk Earth Tour ... CD
Casablanca, 1977. Used ... $7.99
Although these days, Parliament's best remembered for their classic studio albums, back in the 70s, the real P-Funk experience was the incredible live shows served up by George Clinton and the group! George, Bootsy, and the rest were undeniably at the top of their game at the time – rolling ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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ParliamentParliament's Greatest Hits – P Funk, Uncut Funk, The BOMB ... CD
Casablanca/Polygram, 1970s. Used ... $2.99
Stone cold great collection of funk cuts by this legendary group – all wrapped up in a nice package with a good memory for the hits! Tracks include monsters like "Chocolate City", "Up For The Down Stroke", "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)", " ... read more CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Kellee PattersonAll The Things You Are (with bonus track) ... CD
Shadybrook/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $24.99
Kellee Patterson's far from her early jazz roots on the Black Jazz label – but that's A-OK with us, as she's changed up modes with an upbeat soul style that's equally nice – but in a very different way! At some level, the shift is a bit like that made by Jean Carne during the same ... read more CD

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Kellee PattersonKellee (with bonus track) ... CD
Shadybrook/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $24.99
Kellee Patterson's amazing first album for the Shadybrook label – a total killer all the way through, and much harder and heavier than any of her later sides for the label! The record's got a nice jazzy vibe that's a good bridge between her earlier work on Black Jazz, and her later, ... read more CD

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Kellee PattersonTurn On The Lights – Be Happy (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Shadybrook/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $24.99
Mighty nice work from Kellee Patterson – a singer who should have been huge, given her range of expression – but who's maybe even better as one of the underground soul stars of the 70s! The music here is really a cut above the commercial at the time – tunes that echo some of the ... read more CD

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Paul HardcastleJazzmasters 6 ... CD
Trippin' N' Rhythm, 2010. Used ... $12.99
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(Out of print.)

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Freda PayneReaching Out ... CD
Invictus/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
It's a few years after Freda's big hit "Band of Gold", and she's recording here in a very different mode! The record is produced by Holland-Dozier-Holland, with arrangements by a number of different talents, like McKinley Jackson, Tony Camillo, and Michael Smith – and the overall ... read more CD

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✨✧ Pazant BrothersBrothers Funk – Rare New York City Funk 1969 to 1975 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.98
Mindblowing funk from one of the greatest combos on the New York scene of the early 70s – Pazant Brothers Eddie & Al, heard here on a host of their greatest recordings! The package goes way past any other Pazant reissues we've seen – and features not only work from the group's ... read more CD

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Ann PeeblesPart Time Love ... CD
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1971. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A great litle early album from Ann Peebles – rawer than most of her more familiar stuff, with a gutbuckety soul quality that really keeps things fresh! We always love Ann's work, but in these early years she has a deep soul vibe that few other singers can touch – a level that easily ... read more CD

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Ce Ce PenistonFinally ... CD
A&M, 1992. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print, barcode has a cutout hole.)

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People's Pleasure with Alive & WellDo You Hear Me Talkin To You (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus track) ... CD
Brownstone/P-Vine (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $24.99
A very cool combo from the LA scene of the 70s – a tight funky group, topped with two female soul singers – all working together in a style that's got a wonderful mixture of warmer edges and grittier sounds at the core! The two female singers really give the set a unique vibe – ... read more CD
(Part of the excellent Groove Diggers series!)

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Phil PerryClassic Love Songs ... CD
Shanachie, 2006. Used ... $6.99
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Phil PerryMagic ... CD
Peak, 2001. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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PersuasionsMight As Well – The Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead ... CD
Arista/Grateful Dead, 2000. Used ... $6.99
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(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole, booklet has a small promo sticker in one corner.)

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✨✧ Esther PhillipsEsther Phillips Anthology ... CD
Soul Brother (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
Some of our favorite work ever by Esther Phillips – served up on a compilation that does a great job of sorting through her classic 70s sides for Kudu, CTI, and Mercury! Back in the 60s, Esther sung in a sad and bluesy sort of soul style – but in the 70s, at the time of these ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Esther PhillipsFrom A Whisper To A Scream (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Kudu/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
One of our favorite-ever albums from Esther Phillips – an album that really helped her transform her sound for the 70s! The approach here is a lot more jazzy than before – served up with a good dose of funk, thanks to arrangements from Pee Wee Ellis – fresh from his work with ... read more CD

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Esther PhillipsWhat A Diff'rence A Day Makes ... CD
Kudu/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1975. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
One of Esther Phillips' biggest comeback albums from the 70s – a classic set that takes her deeply soulful vocal approach, and sets it to some sweet jazz funk backings – served up by guitarist Joe Beck, who almost gets equal credit on the album cover! The rest of the lineup is equally ... read more CD

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Wilson PickettVery Best Of Wilson Pickett ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1960s. Used ... $1.99
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(Small cutout hole through booklet and barcode.)

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Pieces Of A DreamBest Of Pieces Of A Dream ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 80s-Early 90s. Used ... $6.99
Tracks include "The Cool Side", "Keep It Smooth", "Club Jazz (Club Mix)", "My Love", "Baby It's Your Turn Now", and "Round Midnight" – 14 tracks in all. (Jazz, Soul) CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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PiranhaHeaded In The Right Direction (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Amazon South/P-Vine (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $26.99
Bassy funk from the early 80s southern scene – the only album we've ever seen from Piranha, and a gem of a tight little set! The groove here is roughly in the mode of some of the better-known northern club groups in the post-disco years – crafted with lots of boogie bass on the bottom ... read more CD

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PlattersMore Golden Hits ... CD
Mercury, Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print. Spine has a small index sticker.)

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✨✧ PleasureAccept No Substitutes ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Quite possibly the funkiest album ever from Pleasure – and that's saying a heck of a lot! The album grooves from the very first note – and moves through some of the group's tightest, most rock-solid numbers – all of which use their trademark blend of funky and soul, but which ... read more CD

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✨✧ PleasureGet To The Feeling ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Wonderfully tight work from Pleasure – a record that definitely lives up to the lean, clean image on the cover – as it's got the group honing their funky skills even more strongly than before! Wayne Henderson's at the helm, finding the group hit this razor-sharp groove that comes ... read more CD

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Noel PointerHold On ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1976. Used ... $6.99
Early work from Noel Pointer – recorded in a smooth, soulful mode with plenty of help on arrangements and production from Dave Grusin! Like Dave's best work from the time, the set's got a feel that's tight, but never as commercial or cloying as mainstream fusion a few years later – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Pointer SistersBlack & White ... CD
RCA, 1981. Used ... $9.99
A great step into the 80s for The Pointer Sisters – a record that has them bringing in themes that are a bit more soulful than some of their previous efforts! The album's still got all the big crossover potential of their other hits – but the groove's got a solidly soulful vibe overall ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Black & White ... LP 4.99

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Pointer SistersBreak Out (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Planet/Big Break (UK), 1983/1984. New Copy 2 CDs ... $19.99
The album's no breakout for the Pointer Sisters, as the trio were already at the top of the charts when the set was released – but the whole thing does find a great way to keep the grooves coming in the group's lasting relationship with producer Richard Perry! There's plenty of 80s elements ... read more CD

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Roy PorterIn A Groove (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Vistone/P-Vine (Japan), 1984. New Copy ... $26.99
A really fantastic collection of work from the legendary LA drummer Roy Porter – initially a figure in that city's bebop scene, but an artist who continued to work on the fringes over the years – including some great soul and funk work in the 60s and 70s! This set's from the mid 80s, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Bobby PowellIn Time ... CD
Whit/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
Deep deep deep soul from Bobby Powell – featuring tracks from his late 60s years at the Jewel and Whit labels, all cut in a super-tuff backwoods Louisiana style! The material shows Bobby at his best – stepping out in a rough vocal mode that's backed up by some raw arrangements that ... read more CD

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PreachermanUniversal Philosophy – Preacherman Plays TJ Hustler's Greatest Hits ... CD
Luaka Bop, 2018. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
Wild work from one of the more compelling artists of the Cali soul scene – an Oakland singer/keyboardist who issued a rare album under the name of TJ Hustler in 1979, then kept on making his own sounds away from the mainstream! The vibe here is very very 80s underground – lots of Casio- ... read more CD
Also available Universal Philosophy – Preacherman Plays TJ Hustler's Greatest Hits ... LP 9.99

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Billy Preston & SyreetaBilly Preston & Syreeta (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $12.99
A nice little follow-up to Billy Preston & Syreeta's work on the Fast Break soundtrack – and a record that's one of the few key sides to carry the older Motown duet soul mode firmly into the 80s! There's a great sense of balance here – one that uses Syreeta's sweeter vocal approach ... read more CD

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✨✧ Prince1999 ... CD
Warner, 1982. Used ... $2.99
The record that forever put Prince on the map – a legendary set that took him from being an under-appreciated soul singer to a lasting pop music legend! Prince had been around for a few years before 1999 – but the double-length set was the first to really win over the masses to his ... read more CD
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1999 (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD 22.99
1999 (4LP 180 gram deluxe edition) ... LP 76.99

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Prince1999 (2CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Warner, 1982. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 24.98
The record that forever put Prince on the map – a legendary set that took him from being an under-appreciated soul singer to a lasting pop music legend! Prince had been around for a few years before 1999 – but the double-length set was the first to really win over the masses to his ... read more CD
(2CD deluxe edition – original recordings remastered for the first time ever!)
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1999 ... CD 2.99
1999 (4LP 180 gram deluxe edition) ... LP 76.99

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✨✧ PrinceDirty Mind ... CD
Warner, 1980. Used ... $4.99
Early work from Prince – really his first full fledged masterpiece! Prince ushered the 80s in with a mix of recognizable influences, but filtered through his unique sensibility – taking taught a funk sound, layered vocals, crisp rhythms, ultra catchy songs and that unbridled, ... read more CD
Also available Dirty Mind (180 gram pressing) ... LP 24.99

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PrinceEmancipation (3CD set) ... CD
NPG, 1996. Used 3 CDs ... $7.99
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PrinceMost Beautiful Girl In The World/Beautiful (CD single) ... CD
NPG, 1994. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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PrinceOne Nite Alone – Live! ... CD
NPG, 2002. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Wonderful live work from Prince – the only official concert album ever issued by the man during his life, and a great testament to the way that his genius kept on burning bright on stage – even when he wasn't always knocking it out of the park in the studio! There's a fair bit of ... read more CD
(Includes the first two discs from the original One Nite Alone box set. Discs come in a single jewel case with a standard sized booklet that includes photos and track list.)

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PrincePurple Rain ... CD
Warner, 1984. Used ... $2.99
One of the greatest crossover albums of the 80s – and the record that catapulted Prince very firmly into the mainstream! There's a tightness here that surpasses even that of Prince's early classics for Warner Brothers – an unabashed love of a pop hook that makes for some incredibly ... read more CD
Also available Purple Rain ... LP 34.99

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PrinceRainbow Children ... CD
NPG, 2001. New Copy ... $9.99
Really fantastic work from Prince – an album that's maybe not as famous as some of his 80s classics, but which has the maestro in perfect form throughout! There's all these warm jazzy currents in the music that we totally love – especially on the keyboards, which have a glow and flow ... read more CD

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PrinceSign O The Times (3CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Paisley Park/Warner, 1987. New Copy 3CD ... $28.99 29.98
A fantastic record from Prince – a double-length set that came out at a time when the purple one was brimming over with energy and new ideas – and a step slightly in the direction of more socially conscious material! Everything that was great about Prince before the record is ... read more CD
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Sign O The Times (180 gram peach vinyl pressing) ... LP 33.99
Sign O The Times (8CD/DVD super deluxe edition) ... CD 149.99

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PrinceSign O The Times (8CD/DVD super deluxe edition) ... CD
Paisley Park/Warner, 1987. New Copy 8CD & DVD ... $149.99 159.98
A fantastic record from Prince – a double-length set that came out at a time when the purple one was brimming over with energy and new ideas – and a step slightly in the direction of more socially conscious material! Everything that was great about Prince before the record is ... read more CD
Also available
Sign O The Times (3CD deluxe edition) ... CD 28.99
Sign O The Times (180 gram peach vinyl pressing) ... LP 33.99

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Professor LonghairBach Of Rock ... CD
Sunset Blvd, Late 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $25.99 26.99
Mighty nice work from the great Professor Longhair – live material recorded in the late 70s, presented here without much in the way of notes – but with a musical quality that more than makes up for that lack of information! The Professor was a key figure in the New Orleans music scene ... read more CD

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Professor LonghairCrawfish Fiesta ... CD
Alligator, 1980. Used ... $3.99
Titles include "Red Beans", "Willie Fugal's Blues", "Crawfish Fiesta", "It's My Fault Darling", and "Her Mind Is Gone". CD

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Professor Longhair, Wild Magnolias & OthersMardi Gras In New Orleans ... CD
Mardi Gras, 1976. Used ... $8.99
Nice collection of rootsy New Orleans music with a dozen tacks in all, including Professor Longhair "Go To The Mardi Gras" and "Big Chief (parts 1 & 2)", Al Johnson "Carnival Time", the Hawketts "Mardio Gras Mambo", the Wild Magnolias "Handa Wanda ... read more CD

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✨✧ Arthur PrysockToo Late Baby – The Old Town Singles 1958 to 1966 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
A great run of music from the mighty Arthur Prysock – an incredibly soulful singer who was at the top of the heap in the early 60s, but who's largely forgotten all these many years later! Prysock had a really unique approach – and one that really paved the way for some of the bigger ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD

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Bernard Purdie (Pretty Purdie)Stand By Me (Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent mix of soul, jazz, and funk from Bernard "Pretty" Purdie – and a record that's kind of the summation of the entire Flying Dutchman groove of the early 70s! By the time of this 1971 recording, Purdie had played on a host of classic soul and jazz sides from the 60s ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Part of the "Solid Records – Jazz Giants" series!)

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Queen SamanthaLetter (with bonus track) ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
Queen Samantha offer up a nice mix of modes here – taking on the Box Tops' classic oldie "The Letter", before launching into some originals of their own – all in the best longform disco mode of the TK Records family of labels at their height! The group's singers aren't listed ... read more CD
(Part of the TK Records – The Miami Sound Original Soul/Funk/Disco Collecion!)

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Queen SamanthaQueen Samantha 2 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $22.99
The super-tight second set from French disco act Queen Samantha – a few female singers working with some excellent rhythm players – all on the kind of long-spun grooves that represent the late 70s Euro club scene at its best! All tracks really take time to build – and there's ... read more CD
(Part of the TK Records – The Miami Sound Original Soul/Funk/Disco Collecion!)

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✨✧ Lou RaglandLou Ragland & The Great Lakes Orchestra ... CD
BBQ (Japan), Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Lou Ragland/Hot ChocolateI Travel Alone (Hot Chocolate/Conveyor/bonus & unreleased tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Numero, Mid 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $14.99 29.99
An amazing set of music – two rare albums from Ohio funk legend Lou Ragland, plus bonus tracks, and a whole set of unreleased sessions too – a huge amount of new music, even if you've got some of the previous reissues! First up is the legendary Hot Chocolate album – one of the ... read more CD

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Rainbow TeamRainbow Team ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99
Incredible work from the Italian scene of the early 80s – and a record that steps along with the best groove of the American scene of the time! Rainbow Team specialize in dancefloor funk with a real boogie undercurrent – one that mixes together tight basslines, riffing guitars, and a ... read more CD

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Ram JamVery Best Of Ram Jam ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1977. Used ... $11.99
With 20 tracks. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Rare EarthBest Of Rare Earth – 20th Century Masters Millennium Collection ... CD
Motown, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $5.99
(Rock, Soul) CD

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Rasputin's StashStash (with bonus tracks) (2019 Record Store Day Release) ... CD
Family Groove, 1976. New Copy ... $10.99
Never-heard music from the legendary Rasputin's Stash – a funk group who recorded famously on Atlantic and Curtom in the early 70s, then created this gem of an album that appears here for the first time ever! The quality of the work is fantastic, and even seems better than their Curtom album ... read more CD
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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Lou RawlsAt Last ... CD
Blue Note, 1989. Used ... $2.99
Features Bobby Watson, David Newman, Jack Walrath, and Steve Turre on horns – plus Steve Kahn and Cornell Dupree on guitar. CD
(Out of print, slight tear inside booklet.)

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Lou RawlsGreatest Hits ... CD
Curb, 1960s. Used ... $2.99
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Ray Alexander TechniqueLet's Talk (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Harlem Sound/Now Again, 1973. New Copy ... $14.99 17.98
One of those obscure funk records that was even pretty darn obscure back in the day – at a time when so many other funk records weren't so obscure! But obscurity aside, the record also quickly grew into the stuff of legend – thanks to a groove that's totally great, and which has all ... read more CD

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RaydioRock On (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista (Japan), 1979. Used ... $22.99
Not much rock here, but a definite guitar-driven groove – that Ray Parker vamp cooked up in a long legacy of work for other artists – really sparkling here in the frontline of Raydio! The bass is pretty strong too, with that mainstream funk sound that was popping strongly from the west ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2008 pressing with replica printed sleeve – complete with tiny lyrics – includes obi which has a sticker over the barcode.)

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Ready For The WorldBest Of Ready For The World – 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
MCA/Geffen, 1980s/Early 90s. Used ... $9.99
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(Out of print, mark through digipack barcode.)

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ReddingsAwakening ... CD
Believe In A Dream/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
A great dawn of the 80s set from The Reddings! It's steeped in bouncing bass, snapping rhythms, and plenty of full on groovers from the Reddings trio – a set that has their vocals tightly wrapped around rhythms that are heavy on the boogie and mainstream funk modes of the time! Bass is ... read more CD

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ReddingsClass ... CD
Believe In A Dream/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
A nice early 80s set from The Reddings – the group featuring two sons of Otis Redding and a sweet set of funk steeped R&B! Dexter Redding plays bass, and there's a whole lot of bass in the mix, bringing some funk into the groove very nicely – with some post disco pop soul melodic ... read more CD

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Clarence ReidNobody But You Babe (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Tay-Ster/Traffic, 1969. New Copy ... $7.99 16.98
Don't get this set mixed up with Clarence Reid's album of a similar name on Alston/Atco – as this rare date for the Tayster label is quite different – although it still shares the famous title track! Reid's in perfect rough-edged form here – almost more strongly southern soul ... read more CD
(In a very cool Japanese-styled, LP-like cardboard sleeve cover!)

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Reid IncReid Inc ... CD
TK/Solid (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
An obscure female soul project from 70s-era TK Records – one that features production by Clarence Reid, hence the group's name! The groove here is very much in the best Miami club mode of the time – upbeat, but still nicely gritty overall – more fast funk in the instrumentation, ... read more CD

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Rene & AngelaCome My Way – The Best Of Rene & Angela ... CD
EMI, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $16.99
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(Out of print, promotional sticker on booklet cover & stamp on CD.)

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LJ ReynoldsLJ Reynolds (1981)/Travelin ... CD
Capitol/Expansion (UK), 1981/1982. New Copy ... $16.99
A pair of classic early 80s soul albums from ex-Dramatics singer LJ Reynolds! The self-titled '81 set is killer material in a modern Detroit mode all the way through – with top-shelf production by Reynolds, Don Davis, and Ronnie McNeir/ Ronnie, who'd been lost to the industry for a few ... read more CD

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✨✧ Rhythm MachineRhythm Machine (with bonus tracks) (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Lu Lu/Now Again, 1976. New Copy Gatefold ... $7.99 17.98
One of the heaviest funk records ever to come out of Indy in the 70s – a super-dope batch of ensemble grooving with plenty of odd twists and turns! At one level, the group work in a familiar Earth Wind & Fire-styled vibe – mixing heavy bass, funky rhythms, and lots of great horns ... read more CD

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Sharon RidleyFull Moon (with bonus track) ... CD
Tabu/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the few full albums ever cut by the great Sharon Ridley – a hell of a great singer from the east coast scene, and one with the fullness of the best club divas of the time – but an approach that goes way way deeper overall! There's a sexy slink to the album that echoes Ridley's ... read more CD

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Ritchie FamilyI'll Do My Best ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99 19.99
The Ritchie Family do their best to remain relevant after the glory days of commercial disco – and succeed strongly on I'll Do My Best – thanks to the sweetly soulful trio vocals and a nicely updated dancefloor soul sound! The songs are great, and groove on just long enough – ... read more CD

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RivageSittin On It ... CD
Tempus/Athens Of The North (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $14.99
A sweet bit of funky soul from the Florida scene in the early 80s – a completely charming modern soul effort that's quite different than the bigger Miami hits of the decade before! These guys have a sense of integrity that comes through in their look on the cover – unassuming, and very ... read more CD

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Smokey RobinsonTimeless Love ... CD
Universal, 2006. Used ... $0.99
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Jimmy RogersChicago Bound ... CD
Chess, 1950s. Used ... $6.99
The title's an apt one here, as Jimmy Rogers was one of the many bluesmen who started out in the south, but headed to Chicago for greater fame – which was a good thing for Chess Records, who managed to come some of these great sides in the 50s! Rogers both sings and plays guitar – the ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Larry Rose BandJupiter Effect ... CD
Crossroad/BBE (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $14.99
Larry Rose plays some mighty sweet keyboards on this late 70s set – electric piano, organ, and other keys as well – and also sings a fair bit on the record, in this great blend of jazz, soul, and some tighter modes of the time! The approach is maybe a bit in the territory of jazzy soul ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
Also available Jupiter Effect ... LP 24.99

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Diana Ross & The SupremesFunny Girl (2CD ultimate edition) ... CD
Motown/Real Gone, 1968. New Copy 2CD ... $26.99 27.99
A great little album from Diana Ross – maybe one of her lesser-known efforts with The Supremes, and a set that really points the way towards the solo years to come! One of the reasons for that is that the set really just features Diana out in the lead, with different backing singers behind ... read more CD

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T Boy RossChanges ... CD
Motown/PTG (Netherlands), 1979. New Copy ... $10.99
An overlooked Motown gem from T-Boy Ross – a self-produced set that's filled with loads of 70s mellow soul moments! Ross begins the set by covering Marvin Gaye's "I Want You" – and there's definitely a similar vibe to the record – that kind of warmer grooving that Leon ... read more CD

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Rotary ConnectionBlack Gold Of The Sun – The Very Best Of Rotary Connection ... CD
Cadet/Universal (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 29.99
Some of the trippiest soul music ever recorded – an amazing collection of work by the legendary Rotary Connection – early home to vocalist Minnie Riperton and arranger Charles Stepney! Rotary Connection was a unique late 60s combination of soul, jazz, and rock-based modes – all ... read more CD

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Jimmy RuffinGroove Governor ... CD
SOUL/Elemental (France), 1970. New Copy ... $12.99
One of those Motown treasures that would have been a runaway hit, were it issued on a label with less going on – but which somehow got lost amidst the shuffle of all the other Motor City greatness of the time! Don't let obscurity make you think that Jimmy Ruffin's not giving his best, though ... read more CD
(Limited edition!)

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Rufus With Chaka KhanAsk Rufus ... CD
MCA, 1977. Used ... $8.99
One of our favorite albums ever from Rufus and Chaka Khan – a sublime 70s set in which the group's sound totally comes together, and finds a really special sound that's all its own! The blend of elements here is perfect – the group's funky jazz instrumentation, and Chaka Khan's warm ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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