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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 3CD ... Just Sold Out!
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 GangSomething Special (UK pressing) ... CD
De-Lite/Universal (UK), 1981. Used ... $7.99
Something Special indeed – as the album was one of the biggest hits for Kool & The Gang, and showed that the group still had plenty of energy left to groove into the 80s! The record features production work by Brazilian music maestro Eumir Deodato – who by this point had become a ... read more CD
Also available Something Special (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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Kool & The GangSomething Special (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $13.99
Something Special indeed – as the album was one of the biggest hits for Kool & The Gang, and showed that the group still had plenty of energy left to groove into the 80s! The record features production work by Brazilian music maestro Eumir Deodato – who by this point had become a ... read more CD
Also available Something Special (UK pressing) ... CD 7.99

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Kool & The GangStill Kool ... CD
New Door, 2007. Used 2 CDs ... $1.99
Sure, it's not the classic years of the 70s, but Kool & The Gang sound surprisingly great here on this recent set – grooving in a well-done, tightly-crafted way that may not exactly be early 70s funk, but which is still right up there with some of their later, mellower work! The rhythms ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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KrystolPassion From A Woman (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/FTG, 1986. Used ... $3.99
Poppy passion from Krystol – a sweet 80s trio with a definite way with a hook! The set's got a well-balanced mainstream sound – one that helps the vocals find a fullness right away, either on the leads or harmonies – both woven together over the top of the tight, beat-heavy ... read more CD

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LA BoppersBop Time! ... CD
Mercury/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99
One of the later, post-Fantasy albums by the LA Boppers – a great one for Mercury! Bop Time has some of their nice smooth two step harmony vocals set amidst jazz-tinged arrangements – with plenty of funk in the mix, too – especially in those killer basslines! Augie Johnson ... read more CD

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LA BoppersMake Mine Bop ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $11.99
The last record we've ever seen by this funky vocal combo – and every bit as tasty as their early work for Fantasy Records! Part of the reason for that is because the group's getting production here from Augie Johnson – who picked up plenty of funky jazz touches through his work with ... read more CD

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LabelleChameleon ... CD
Epic, 1976. Used ... $16.99
A stone classic in the genre of bad-rapping female soul – and one of the key albums cut by the trio of Patti Labelle, Nona Hendryx, and Sarah Dash! The arrangements and production are handled by David Rubinson, who gives the set a nicely polished feel that gets a bit past some of the slight ... read more CD
(Out of print original CD pressing. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Patti LabellePatti Labelle Live! – One Night Only ... CD
MCA, 1998. Used 2CD ... $2.99
Guest appearances by Mariah Carey, Gerald Levert, and Eddie Levert. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole, case has a clear promo sticker.)

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Laid BackLaid Back (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brother Music (Denmark), 1981. New Copy ... $9.99
The first album from Laid Back – the Danish duo who would soon dominate the world of breakdance with their electro-pop groove! This set has Laid Back sounding maybe a bit more rock at the core, but still with plenty of electronic touches around the edge – maybe a catchier version of ... read more CD

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Denise LaSalleLady In The Street ... CD
Malaco, 1983. Used ... $5.99
A lady in the streets – and a freak in the bedroom! Hey, that's not us making that claim – it's Denise, on the leadoff track of this excellent early 80s set! Denise really pushes herself for the record – almost reinventing her sound, and coming up as one of the Queens of ... 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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Denise LaSalleThis Real Woman ... CD
Ordena, 2000. Used 2CD ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Kenny LattimoreFrom The Soul Of Man ... CD
Columbia, 1998. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Annie LaurieSince I Fell For You – The Essential Annie Laurie ... CD
Jasmine (UK), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $13.99
A great run of music from Annie Laurie – not a New Orleans native, but a singer who helped forge the Crescent City sound in the band of Paul Gayten – before then moving onto work on a whole host of other labels! Laurie was a big act back in her day – and has the dynamic ... read more CD

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✨✧ Lauryn HillMiseducation Of Lauryn Hill ... CD
Ruffhouse, 1998. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Includes "Lost Ones", "Ex-Factor", "To Zion", "Doo Wop", "Superstar", "Final Hour", "When It Hurts So Bad", "I Used To Love Him", "Forgive Them Father", "Every Ghetto, Every City", "Nothing Even ... (Hip Hop, Soul) read more CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)

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Dee C LeeSmiles ... CD
Pony Canyon (Japan), 1998. Used ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Dee C LeeThings Will Be Sweeter (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Canyon (Japan), 1994. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print, includes obi. Tray card has a small Japanese promo sticker.)

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Jimmy LeeLovely Day ... CD
Society Hill, 2019. New Copy ... $6.99 15.99
A tribute to 70s soul, as you might guess from the Bill Withers title – served up here by Philly vocalist Jimmy Lee, with help from Society Hill producer/arranger Butch Ingram, and instrumentation from the whole Ingram Family! The style's got lots of contemporary elements in the mix – ... read more CD

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John LegendEvolver (CD & DVD) ... CD
GOOD/Columbia, 2008. Used ... $2.99
(Neo Soul, Soul) CD

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Legendary BluenotesWhere Is My Baby ... CD
Society Hill, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 14.99
Not the same Bluenotes group that recorded with Harold Melvin back in the day – but a reworked combo with similar Philly roots, and one who definitely keeps the legacy of their sound alive and well! This isn't a group put together to cover the oldies club circuit – as instead, they've ... read more CD

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Ramsey LewisElectric Collection ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
Lots of Fender Rhodes – 14 tracks from his 70s years at Columbia! (Jazz, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Smiley LewisI Hear You Knocking – The Best Of Smiley Lewis ... CD
EMI/Imperial, Late 50s. Used ... $5.99
Classic New Orleans soul from Smiley Lewis – an artist who's best known for his classic "I Hear You Knocking", but who has a lot more great tracks under his belt! Titles include "Bumpity Bump", "Bells Are Ringing", "Blue Monday", "Lillie Mae" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Lewis ConnectionLewis Connection (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $22.99
Rare funk from the same Minneapolis scene that gave the world Prince – a legendary indie set from the end of the 70s, put together by Lewis brothers Pierre and Andre! Despite their French names, the duo have a mighty American groove on the set – a wicked approach to funk that's very ... read more CD

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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

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✨✧ Lipps IncFunkytown ... CD
Universal, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Surprisingly nice work from one of the throwaway acts of the disco era! Lipps Inc are best known for their classic "Funkytown" – a 7 minute jammer that's filled with hooks and nice guitar riffs, and which kicks off this CD with a very nice groove. But surprisingly, the rest of the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Little BeaverBeaver Fever ... CD
Cat/Solid (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
It's easy to get Beaver Fever when things sound this great – a wonderful modern soul take on the sound of Little Beaver from the 70s – serve up with plenty of warm tones, and a nicely matured version of Beaver's styles! All the bluesy bits from the start are gone, and some of the ... read more CD

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Little BeaverBlack Rhapsody ... CD
Cat/Solid (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
Incredible funky guitar – an all-instrumental gem from the legendary Little Beaver – quite different than his other vocal albums of the 70s, and a fair bit funkier too! The sound here is amazing – lots of snakey compressed guitar parts, nice wah wah moments, and a dope laidback ... read more CD

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Little BeaverJoey ... CD
Cat/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent early album from the amazing Little Beaver – a set that's also probably one of his best ever – served up with some extra-dope guitar, and nice deep Miami soul production by Steve Alaimo! Beaver handled all the arrangements – which means that there's plenty of room ... read more CD

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Little MiltonLive At The Westville Prison ... CD
Delmark, 1983. Used ... $9.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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Little MiltonStrugglin Lady ... CD
Malaco, 1992. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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✨✧ Little RichardEssential Little Richard ... CD
Specialty, Late 50s. Used ... $3.99
A double-length set – overflowing with Little Richard classics from his early years on Specialty Records! Titles include "Hey Hey Hey Hey", "Baby Face", "Send Me Some Lovin", "Ready Teddy", "Slippin & Slidin", "The Girl Can't Help ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Little RichardHere's Little Richard (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Specialty/Craft, 1957. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
A landmark album of hard-rocking soul – and a record that broke open both genres for a generations to come! The set's about as classic as you can get for Little Richard – filled with killer numbers that jump around boldly in some heavy New Orleans piano-led grooves – all topped ... read more CD
(Penmark through barcode, case has some light wear.)

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Little RichardKing Of Rock & Roll (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Reprise/Omnivore, 1971. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
A much rootsier set than some of Little Richard's other work for Reprise Records – a record that almost goes back to the old days, but via the hipper styles of the early 70s! HB Barnum arranged and produced the set, but the groove is less funkier than some of Barnum's other work of the time ... read more CD

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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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✨✧ Loose EndsLittle Spice ... CD
MCA, Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
A really nice batch of early 80s soul from Loose Ends – one of the best-remembered groups who were making strong soul music in Britain in the period – but who actually recorded this excellent first album at Philadelphia's Alpha Studios! Making the record in Philly was a wise decision ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Arnie Love & The LovelettesInvisible Wind – The Tap Recordings ... CD
Tap/P-Vine (Japan), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
A full album of work from Arnie Love – an artist we first discovered on the Don't Stop collection from Numero, served up here in a deeper collection of his work for the Tap Recordings label! Arnie's grooves here are mostly aimed at the dancefloor – a tight bit of boogie or funk on the ... read more CD

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Candace LoveNever In A Million Years – Rare Soul Recordings ... CD
Aquarius/Essential, Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 15.99
Rare female soul from Candace Love – a singer who only recorded a handful of singles in her career, which are all collected here to make the first-ever full album of her work! Candace sung on the Chicago scene of the late 60s – and these tunes definitely have all the best elements the ... read more CD

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Darlene LoveSo Much Love – A Darlene Love Anthology 1958 to 1998 ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
C'mon, you can never have too much Love – particularly the beautiful, soulful voice of Darlene Love – and this fantastic compilation from Ace puts together a diverse set of singles from the 60s & 70s, a few rare demos, plus hard to find tunes from earlier and later years! Darlene ... read more CD

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✨✧ Darlene Love & Lani GrovesBringing It Home ... CD
Shanachie, 1992. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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(Out of print.)

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Love UnlimitedBest Of Love Unlimited ... CD
Mercury, 1970s. Used ... $6.99
A double-length collection of work from Love Unlimited – the lovely trio of ladies whose work was such a big part of the Barry White universe in the 70s! All tracks here feature the girls in the same territory as Barry from the time – with backings from the fuller Love Unlimited ... read more CD

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Love UnlimitedLove Unlimited – The Uni, MCA, & 20th Century Records Singles 1972 to 1975 ... CD
Universal, Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 14.99
A fantastic selection of work from one of the hippest girl groups of the 70s – the mighty Love Unlimited trio, three singers who all worked under the genius of Barry White in his prime! Unlike other girl trios of the time, who often used an older soul mode refitted with disco grooves – ... read more CD

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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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Barbara LynnComplete Atlantic Recordings ... CD
Atlantic/Real Gone, Late 60s. New Copy ... $17.99 18.98
The first-ever set to bring together all of Barbara Lynn's records for Atlantic – including her full album, a host of rare singles, and even one previously unissued track! Lynn's a real standout in 60s soul music – a singer with a style that's as deep and personal as any of the best ... 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 LynnIn Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1979. Used ... $6.99
Cheryl Lynn follows things up nicely from her famous debut – mostly sticking in the same upbeat territory as her earliest club hits – a groove that's perfect for her bold, soaring vocals! The album sports a few mellower cuts, but it's the groovers that really keep things together ... read more CD

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Cheryl LynnIt's Gonna Be Right (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/PTG (Netherlands), 1985. New Copy ... $11.99
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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Magic SamGive Me Time ... CD
Delmark, 1968. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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Main AttractionAll The Way ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1986. New Copy ... $11.99
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 IngredientReady For Love ... CD
RCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... $11.99
A killer set from a group that never lets us down – stepping out here in a sound that's more modern, more mature than their hit work of the 70s – yet still filled with all the sublime harmony soul we'd expect from the trio of Tony Silvester, Cuba Gooding, and Luther Simmons! Wade ... 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 ... Just Sold Out!
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 MakebaEyes On Tomorrow ... CD
Polydor, 1991. Used ... $4.99
(Global Grooves, Soul) CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Papa MaliDo Your Thing ... CD
Fog City, 2006. Used ... $1.99
Hard New Orleans grooves from Papa Mali – working here with Monk Boudreaux and The Golden Eagles Mardi Gras Indians. CD includes a solid hour of "broke-leg swagger". (Deep Funk, Soul) CD

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✨✧ MaloBest Of Malo ... CD
GNP, Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great San Francisco Latin Soul combo from the early 70s – in a crossover Chicano style that was similar to bands like War, Mandrill, and El Chicano. Malo's biggest hit (included here) was the mellow ballad "Suavecito" – a great slow groover that has a perfect summertime AM ... (Latin, 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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ManhattansToo Hot To Stop It ... CD
CBS/PTG (Netherlands), 1985. New Copy ... $10.99
A different sound than the Manhattans of the 70s – but a set that's still got some wonderful harmonies throughout! The production has a modern sort of 80s crackle – more beats and keyboards than before, but also some standout acapella moments that hearken back to an old school style of ... read more CD

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MarcelsBest Of The Marcels ... CD
Rhino, Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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Teena MarieEmerald City ... CD
Epic, 1986. Used ... $7.99
Heavy funk from Teena Marie – a self-produced killer for mid 80s Epic Records – done with some even bolder grooves than before, in ways that definitely show the hallmarks of the Prince generation! The 80s was a hell of a good time to be a female funk artist on her own – and Teena ... read more CD
(Out of print original pressing.)

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Mark IIIMarvin Whoremonger ... CD
Black Lite/Now Again, 1976. New Copy ... $9.99 20.98
One of the weirdest funk records you'll ever hope to own – an obscure concept album on the life and loves of a Las Vegas hustler! The set's got the gritty street-level vibe you'd expect from its cover – a very stripped-down, homegrown studio effort that features vocalist Marvin Neroes ... read more CD
Also available Marvin Whoremonger (with bonus download) ... LP 44.99

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✨✧ Richard MarksLove Is Gone – The Lost Sessions 1969 to 1977 ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CDs ... $8.99 19.99
Never-issued work from underground Atlanta soul genius Richard Marks – an artist who never got much exposure back in the day, but who kept on producing and recording funky soul nuggets on his own! Marks' later years were covered in a previous set by the Now Again label – and this time ... read more CD
Also available Love Is Gone – The Lost Sessions 1969 to 1977 (with download) ... LP 44.99

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✨✧ Richard MarksNever Satisfied – The Complete Works 1968 to 1976 (CD with book) ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy CD & Book ... $9.99
An artist you might not know at all – but one you'll be digging plenty after hearing this wonderful set! Richard Marks is a guitarist and singer with a very funky, very gritty sound – really right up there with the best of the funky 45 underground of the time – which makes this ... read more CD
Also available Never Satisfied – The Complete Works 1968 to 1976 (with download) ... LP 19.99

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MarvelettesBest Of The Marvelettes – 20 Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
Motown, 1960s. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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James MasonRecollection Echo – Unreleased Recordings (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Shout (Japan), Late 70s. Used ... $24.99
A stunner of an album from the legendary James Mason – unreleased tracks that were recorded after his legendary Rhythm Of Life album – finally issued to the world after so many years! There's a number of cuts here that would have been right at home on Mason's classic (and only) album ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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James MasonRhythm Of Life ... CD
Soul Brother/Expansion/Chiaroscuro, 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
One of our favorite albums ever – and every track is a masterpiece! The album was originally cut for the tiny Chiaroscuro label in 1977 – and it's got a sound that's unlike anything else we can think of – soaring, soulful, jazzy, and righteous – wrapped up in a blend that's ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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MasqueradersEverybody Wanna Live On ... CD
Hot Buttered Soul/Stax (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Fantastic mid 70s sounds from The Masqueraders! Everybody Wanna Live On may very well be the best album ever by this sweet southern vocal group – produced and arranged by Isaac Hayes, who'd always had a big hand in the group's sound. The record's got a style that reminds us of mid 70s ... read more CD

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Mass ProductionFirecrackers – The Best Of Mass Production ... CD
Rhino, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $6.99
Mass Production may not have cracked the charts as much as some of their contemporaries, but they were easily one of the tightest funky combos working for Atlantic Records at the end of the 70s – a great little group who always kept things soulful, and who managed to work with a very lean ... read more CD

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Dan MastroianniTears & Whispers ... CD
BBE (UK), 1984. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
The cover might make the record look like a new age set, but the whole thing's a massive batch of keyboard-heavy grooves from the 80s underground – surprisingly soulful, in a blue-eyed sort of way – and infused with a warm electric glow! Dan Mastroianni is clearly inspired by the sound ... read more CD

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Johnny MathisJohnny Mathis – The Singles (4CD set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Used 4CDs ... $24.99
A very cool package of work from the legendary Johnny Mathis – and one that brings together a fair bit of material that never made it onto his full length LPs! The set's filled with singles that Mathis recorded during his landmark run for Columbia Records – not just well-known a-sides, ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Curtis MayfieldCurtis/Live! (deluxe edition) ... CD
Curtom/Rhino, 1971. Used ... $7.99
One of the greatest albums ever from the legendary soul singer Curtis Mayfield – even though it's different than most of the rest as well! Curtis is captured here in a small club, with a tight band, spinning out these extended readings of some of his best tunes – both tracks he sang ... read more CD

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✨✧ Curtis MayfieldVery Best Of Curtis Mayfield ... CD
Rhino/Curtom, 1970s. Used ... $5.99
18 classics – including "Kung Fu", "Do Do Wap Is Strong in Here", "Makings Of You", "If There's A Hell Down Below", "Superfly", "Pusherman", "So In Love", "Future Shock", and lots more! CD
(Out of print, crease through traycard artwork.)

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Percy Mayfield with the Phillip Walker Blues BandHit The Road Again ... CD
Timeless (Netherlands), 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Toussaint McCallNothing Takes The Place Of You ... CD
Ronn/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
An amazing collection of work from Toussaint McCall – a set that finally gives this classic soul singer his due! McCall stands as one of the best southern soul singers of his time – and one who's often painfully overshadowed by the better known singers on Atlantic and the larger labels. ... read more CD

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Les McCannAnother Beginning/Hustle To Survive ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, 1974/1975. Used 2 CD's ... $16.99
Two albums of funky soul from Les McCann! By this point in his career, Les has moved past straight jazz, and is spending a lot of time on vocals – sung in a nice raspy style that makes up for what it lacks in technique with a nice dose of soul! He's also still playing piano, mixed with some ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Donnie McClurkinWe Are All One ... CD
Verity, 2009. Used ... $2.99
(Gospel, Soul) CD
(Booklet appears to be signed by the artist. Tray card has a small cutout hole.)

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Zara McFarlaneSongs Of An Unknown Tongue ... CD
Brownswood (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A beautiful tribute to the deep roots of the Jamaican homeland of Zara McFarlane – but a set that sounds unlike any Jamaican music we've heard before! This isn't dub or reggae – but sounds that delve much more deeply into past musical traditions of the island – styles collected ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
Also available Songs Of An Unknown Tongue ... LP 18.99

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Jimmy McGriffTailgunner ... CD
LC/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1977. Used ... $14.99
Jimmy McGriff in a very cool 70s mode – hitting some of the fuller, more soul-based styles that Johnny Hammond and Jimmy Smith were exploring in the middle of the decade – while still also displaying a hell of a talent on the organ as well! The album has extra keyboards from Pat ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(2018 pressing, includes obi.)

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Malcolm McLaren & The Bootzilla OrchestraWaltz Darling ... CD
CBS, 1989. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Clyde McPhatterLove Ballads (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sequel (UK), Late 50s/1996. Used ... $6.99
More classic Atlantic R&B, reissued with a great reproduction of a Clyde McPhatter cover, and 4 bonus tracks to boot! Tracks include loads of Clyde's early soulful solo cuts, like "Heartaches", "Come What May", Love Has Joined Us Together", and "Let Me Know". ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Clyde McPhatterLove Ballads/Clyde ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, Late 50s. Used ... $9.99
26 tracks from Clyde McPhatter's Atlantic albums Clyde and Love Ballads – a great mix of hard R&B numbers, and some mellower ballads that showcase Clyde's richly emotional style of singing, one that's on a par with his lead vocal work in The Drifters, and recorded here in a very similar ... read more CD

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Carmen McRaeI'm Coming Home Again ... CD
JAS/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy 2CD ... $28.99
A great smooth soul session from Carmen McRae – an album that's not nearly as well known as her American sides of the 70s, but which is possibly even better overall! The record features a great batch of smooth soul arrangements by Mario Sprouse – a blend of jazz and contemporary soul ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
(Part of the "Versatile: Find Out Fusion" series!)

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Harold MelvinWake Up Everybody (expanded version – with bonus track) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Sony, 1975. Used ... $9.99
Teddy Pendergrass and crew get a bit more political than on earlier releases, and adopt the righteous bubbling soul groove that had put the O'Jays over the top a few years earlier – with incredible results! The title cut – "Wake Up Everybody" – would prove to be a great ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Harold Melvin & The Blue NotesAll Things Happen In Time ... CD
MCA/Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99
A post-Philly International album from Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, but one that still keeps their groove very much intact – thanks to instrumental help from Norman Harris, Ron Baker, Vince Montana, Earl Young, and a host of other Sigma Sound talents! Although recorded in the early ... read more CD

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✨✧ Harold Melvin & The Blue NotesBlack & Blue/Wake Up Everybody (SACD multi-channel disc) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Vocalion (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A pair of 70s gems from Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes! Black & Blue is classic Philly soul from Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – a killer batch of studio tracks, despite the live image of the group on the cover! The album's got a slightly more expansive feel than some of the ... read more CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works on standard CD players!)

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✨✧ Harold Melvin & The Blue NotesIf You Don't Know Me By Now – The Best Of Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes ... CD
Legacy/Philadelphia International, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of our favorite all-time vocal groups – even if they did sell a bazillion records during the 70s! Of course, we have to give the lion's share of the credit to Teddy Pendergrass – whose darkly warm vocals pushed most of the group's tracks over the top, and forever set a new standard ... read more CD

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Memphis HornsFlame Out ... CD
Lucky Seven, 1992. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Memphis SlimAt The Gate Of Horn ... CD
Vee Jay, 1959/1999. Used ... $14.99
A great live session from the glory days of the Chicago electric blues scene, originally released on Vee Jay. Tracks include "Wish Me Well", "Messin Around", "Slim's Blues", "Steppin' Out", "Rockin The Blues", and "The Come Back". (Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD.)

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Memphis SlimParisian Blues ... CD
EmArcy, 1970. Used ... $9.99
Two albums' worth of material – both recorded in Paris – one with Roosevelt Sykes, the other with Buddy Guy & Junior Wells! (Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Messengers IncorporatedSoulful Proclamation ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $8.99
Ultra-hip funk from Oklahoma's Messengers Incorporated – a group who come across with a sound that's every bit as righteous and heavy as you might guess from the cover! Instrumentation is heavy on bass, guitar, and organ – and topped with some great saxophone work too – all in a ... read more CD

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MetersGetting Funkier All The Time – The Complete Josie, Reprise, & Warner Recordings 1968 to 1977 (Meters/Look Ka Py Py/Struttin/Cabbage Alley/Rejuvenation/Fire On The Bayou/Trick Bag/New Directions/bonus tracks) (6CD set) ... CD
Warner/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 6 CDs ... $39.99
A massive package of funky music – and maybe one that no home should be without – as the set includes all the classic Josie Records and Warner Brothers albums by legendary New Orleans funk group The Meters – plus a fair bit of bonus tracks too! The Josie albums are incredible ... read more CD

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✨✧ MetersStruttin' (plus extra tracks) ... CD
Josie/Rhino, 1970. Used ... $6.99
The Meters are struttin plenty here – stepping out with those hard, tight New Orleans grooves that practically changed the way funk sounded in the 60s! The album's one of their classic trio for Josie Records – all of which are sublime – and like the others, it's got this massive ... read more CD

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MetrosSweetest One ... CD
RCA/Dusty Groove, 1967. New Copy ... $7.99 12.99
One of the greatest Northern Soul albums ever – completely great all the way through, and filled with songs that have been burning up dancefloors for years! The vocals are incredible – soaring harmonies that hold together perfectly, even when the grooves are hard and heavy – and ... read more CD
(On the Dusty Groove label.)
Also available Sweetest One ... CD 4.99

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MetrosSweetest One ... CD
RCA/Dusty Groove, 1967. Used ... $4.99
One of the greatest Northern Soul albums ever – completely great all the way through, and filled with songs that have been burning up dancefloors for years! The vocals are incredible – soaring harmonies that hold together perfectly, even when the grooves are hard and heavy – and ... read more CD
Also available Sweetest One ... CD 7.99

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MFSBLove Is The Message (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Big Break (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $12.99
A key moment for the Philly soul scene of the 70s – and the first album to feature the MFSB backing group as a solo act on their own! The ensemble were responsible for key sounds on countless soul singles of the time – yet also find a way to soar beautifully on their own – in a ... read more CD

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Michael Valvano's ContoursI'm A Winner – The Albuquerque Sessions 1978 to 1979 ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), 1978/1979. New Copy ... $6.99
A previously-unreleased chapter in the career of the legendary Contours – heard here on some rare late 70s sessions that are quite different than their famous work for Motown! All the core soul of the Contours is still hanging on nicely – especially in the vocals, which have more of an ... read more CD

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Monday MichiruDouble Image ... CD
Polygram (Japan), 1998. New Copy ... $8.99
A real turning point for Monday Michiru – a set that has the Japanese singer moving into more complex rhythms than some of the straighter soul of her initial releases – really keeping things interesting as she stretches out lyrically too! Monday arranged and produced most of the record ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
(Please Note – CD case has a sticker in Japanese on the back.)

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✨✧ Midnight StarHeadlines (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Solar/Unidisc (Canada), 1986. Used ... $9.99
Sweet beats and plenty of grooves – an 80s funk classic from Midnight Star, and one that seems to have the group picking up a bit of energy from the hip hop scene as well! The album's still got the electro soul vibe of previous records, but maybe is even beat-heavier overall – almost ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Steve Miller BandFly Like An Eagle (gold CD pressing) ... CD
Capitol/DCC, 1976. Used ... $39.99
A masterpiece from the legendary SF rocker Steve Miller – and a perfect summation of the years of blues, soul, funk, and rock he'd been soaking up in the Bay Area scene – served up here with an edge that's still very firmly in place! Miller was already plenty great before this set, but ... (Rock, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, gold CD pressing remastered by Steve Hoffman. Includes the original lift-lock case which has some light scuffs but is still solid.)

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Stephanie MillsSweet Sensation (with bonus track) ... CD
20th Century/Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... $11.99
Stephanie Mills in fine formation here – working with the team of James Mtume and Reggie Lucas, who helped the lady reach the heights of her career in the early 80s! The sound here is catchy and contemporary, but hardly ever too commercial – just relaxed and grooving, in a mode that ... read more CD

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Garnet MimmsCry Baby/Warm & Soulful ... CD
BGO/United Artists (UK), 1963/1966. New Copy ... $8.99
2 brilliant albums from Garnet Mimms – one of the greatest soul singers of the 60s, and an artist you can never have enough of! Garnet's albums from the 60s are all great – and unlike his contemporaries, he always recorded full LPs with all great songs, a wealth of original material, ... read more CD
 
 



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