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Little Willie JohnGreatest Hits – Original Blues ... CD
King, 1950s. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print.)

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LizzoCuz I Love You ... CD
Atlantic, 2019. Used ... $3.99
Lizzo's debut – an instant classic! CD
(On demand CDr pressing, staples of booklet are missing.)
Also available Cuz I Love You (super deluxe) ... CD 6.99

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LizzoCuz I Love You (super deluxe) ... CD
Atlantic, 2019. Used ... $6.99
Lizzo's debut – an instant classic! CD
Also available Cuz I Love You ... CD 3.99

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Loggins & MessinaLoggins & Messina ... CD
Columbia, 1972. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "Whiskey", "Good Friend", "Angry Eyes", "Holiday Hotel", "Just Before The News", and "Your Mama Don't Dance". (Rock, Soul) CD

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Jeff LorberStep By Step ... CD
Arista, 1985. Used ... $9.99
Mid 80s keyboard fusion grooves from Jeff Lorber – his lean, synth jazzy soul groove in it's most crossover ready mode – taken to the next level by soulful lead vocalists on a number of tunes! The hit opener "Step By Step" is a standout, and a pretty tight example of how well ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Ouf of print mid 80s pressing. Barcode has a cutout hole, booklet has a small set of initials in pen.)

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Los NombresLos Nombres ... CD
Asterisk, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $7.99
Beautiful brown-eyed soul from the Ohio scene of the 70s – just the sort of record you might have expected to hear from East LA or Spanish Harlem back in the day – but even more amazing to come from Cleveland! The group are a Latin combo at the core, but they've soaked up plenty of ... read more CD
Also available Los Nombres ... LP 10.99

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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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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

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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
Also available Love Unlimited – The Uni, MCA, & 20th Century Records Singles 1972 to 1975 ... LP 16.99

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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 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1970. Used ... $6.99
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
(Out of print, 2008 pressing – includes obi.)
Also available I Am Now (1st Pressing) ... LP 19.99

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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
Also available Lui ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ Carmen LundyMoment To Moment ... CD
Afrasia, 1991. Used ... $5.99
Carmen Lundy makes a record sparkle like few other singers – bringing a strong sense of soul to every tune she touches, and really setting a whole new standard for contemporary vocal jazz! This sublime set from 1991 is one of Carmen's first key albums – a record that resonates with a ... (Vocalists, 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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Lynwood SlimLast Call ... CD
Delta Groove, 2006. Used ... $5.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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MacondoMacondo ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, 1972. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
A blend of soulful styles from the mighty Macondo! This self-titled set is pretty hip batch of tracks – sort of a mixture of early 70s LA Latin funk, with some lighter elements of Brazilian music, possibly added into the record by Claudio Slon, who produced the set for Sergio Mendes. The ... (Latin, Soul) read more CD

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Mad LadsTheir Complete Early Volt Recordings ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/1997. Used ... $12.99
Great CD compilation that brings together all of the early Mad Lads stuff for Stax/Volt. 24 tracks in all, and solid group harmony stuff all the way through. The Mad Lads were one of the few groups in the south with a sound this deep (or maybe we should say this "northern"), and this CD ... read more CD

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Magic SamBlack Magic ... CD
Delmark, 1968. Used ... $8.99
Rough-edged blues from the west side of Chicago – a stone classic from the mighty Magic Sam – a player who was taken from us all too soon! On the west side, they mix plenty of soul in with their blues – and you can definitely hear that on this stone smoker – a record that ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
Also available Black Magic ... LP 43.99

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Magic SamWest Side Soul ... CD
Delmark, 1967. Used ... $6.99
A classic bit of indie blues from the Chicago scene – featuring some great players from the second generation after Chess Records stopped picking up the younger local talents! Magic Sam leads the group on vocals and guitar, and he's working here with Mighty Joe Young on guitar, Odie Payne on ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
Also available West Side Soul ... CD 6.99

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Magic SamWest Side Soul ... CD
Delmark, 1967. Used ... $6.99
A classic bit of indie blues from the Chicago scene – featuring some great players from the second generation after Chess Records stopped picking up the younger local talents! Magic Sam leads the group on vocals and guitar, and he's working here with Mighty Joe Young on guitar, Odie Payne on ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
Also available West Side Soul ... CD 6.99

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MagnumFully Loaded ... CD
Jamie/Guyden, 1974. Used ... $9.99
A killer album of funk and soul! The group's got a nice warm sound, with lots of Fender Rhodes and mellow basslines – and they move between sweet ballad soul and sinister funky instrumentals! Best of all, though, they've got a great organ player who keeps putting in these nicely produced ... read more CD

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Taj MahalBrothers/Music Fuh Ya/Evolution ... CD
Warner/BGO (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy 2CD ... $10.99 16.99
A trio of Warner Brothers albums from Taj Mahal – all served up as a single collection! First up is Brothers – one of the better records that Taj Mahal cut during in the later 70s – probably because it was a soundtrack, and pushed the groove into some interesting places – ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Taj MahalEvening Of Acoustic Music ... CD
Ruf Records (Germany), 1996. Used ... $2.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Taj MahalSing A Happy Song – The Warner Brothers Recordings (Music Fuh Ya/Brothers/Evolution/live tracks) ... CD
Warner/Wounded Bird, 1976/1977. New Copy 2 CDs ... $8.99 18.98
A trio of albums from Taj Mahal – and some unreleased live tracks as well! First up is Music Fuh Yah – a sweetly soulful set that has Taj Mahal really trying on some new flavors – yet still keeping things strongly in the bluesy territory of his roots! In addition to the lead ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Taj Mahal & Keb MoTajmo ... CD
Concord, 2017. Used ... $5.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1971) (with bonus track) ... CD
Polydor/Oficial Arquivos, 1971. Used ... $7.99
One of the funkiest records ever from Brazilian soul legend Tim Maia – and a set that also has him singing a bit of English language lyrics too! The groove here is that classic Maia blend of Brazilian roots with American funk and soul – echoes of forro or samba in some of the rhythms, ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1972) ... CD
Polygram/Oficial Arquivos, 1972. Used ... $7.99
An amazing early effort from Brazilian soul hero Tim Maia – one of his greatest ever! Even at this early point in his career, Maia had a fantastically soulful feel in his voice – steeped in influences from American soul greats of the 60s, and recorded here with some great arrangements ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD

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Tim MaiaTim Maia (1973) ... CD
Polydor/Oficial Arquivos, 1973. Used ... $7.99
A great step forward for the legendary Tim Maia – working here in a style that's even tighter and more sophisticated than before – yet still equally filled with funk and soul! The arrangements are a bit bigger than before, and the production a bit more professional – but that ... (Brazil, Soul) read more CD
Also available Tim Maia (1973) (180 gram pressing) ... LP 32.99

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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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Papa MaliDo Your Thing ... CD
Fog City, 2006. Used ... $6.99
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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Manhattan TransferVery Best Of The Manhattan Transfer ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1970s/1980s. Used ... $2.99
(Vocalists, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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ManhattansSweet Talking Soul – 1965 to 1990 (3CD set) ... CD
Shout Factory, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 3 CDs ... $19.99
Sweet talking, soulful harmonies wonderful work from the mighty Manhattans – their hits of the 60s, 70s and 80s in one great package from Shout Factory! For as long as the Manhattans kept at it, and kept spinning out top notch work, it's a bit surprising that their somewhat underappreciated ... read more CD

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Teena MarieCongo Square ... CD
Stax, 2009. Used ... $3.99
Teena Marie on Stax Records – something we never thought we'd see, but which we're happy to applaud, given the strength of this set! Teena's arranging and producing herself here – and the record has some of the best tight soul modes of other recent sets in the Stax revival – an ... read more CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Teena MarieEmerald City ... CD
Epic, 1986. Used ... $6.99
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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Teena MarieRobbery ... CD
Epic, 1983. Used ... $8.99
Teena Marie steps out strongly on her own – really knocking it out of the park on this initial album for CBS – entirely written, arranged, and produced by Lady T! The grooves are as funky as before, but possibly have a leaner quality overall – a tighter 80s groove approach to the ... read more CD
(Out of print original Epic CD 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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Mar-Keys & Booker T & The MGsBack To Back ... CD
Stax/Atlantic, 1967. Used ... $6.99
Two great Memphis instrumental groups, back to back on one CD – in a smoking little live set that keeps the Stax Records sound strong – even away from the studio! The set's actually heavier on work by Booker T & The MGs than it is cuts by The Mar-Keys – as Book and crew ... read more CD

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Richard MarksLove Is Gone – The Lost Sessions 1969 to 1977 ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CDs ... $15.99 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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Esther MarrowNewport News, Virginia ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
A real landmark of bad-walking soul – one of 2 rare albums cut by vocalist Esther Marrow, easily one of the hardest singing sisters of her generation! Esther's got roots in gospel, but she's singing here in a righteous mode that features plenty of funky undercurrents in the backings – ... read more CD
Also available Newport News, Virginia ... CD 6.99

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Esther MarrowNewport News, Virginia ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1969. Used ... $6.99
A real landmark of bad-walking soul – one of 2 rare albums cut by vocalist Esther Marrow, easily one of the hardest singing sisters of her generation! Esther's got roots in gospel, but she's singing here in a righteous mode that features plenty of funky undercurrents in the backings – ... read more CD
Also available Newport News, Virginia ... CD 8.99

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Esther MarrowSister Woman ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Very righteous work from Esther Marrow – a soul sister who sings with a hell of a lot of power! The set's an overlooked gem in the Fantasy catalog of the 70s, and it's one of only two secular soul albums cut by Marrow – and quite possibly the best of the bunch, too! Esther's got some ... read more CD

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Barbara MasonLady Love (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Buddah/Victor (Japan), 1973. Used ... $14.99
A pivotal album for Barbara Mason – one in which she takes the little girl soul sound of earlier albums, and turns it into a sophisticated range of emotions that foreshadows later Philly work by singers like Jean Carn and Phyllis Hyman! Despite the Philly arrangements by Ronnie Baker, Norman ... read more CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD.)

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Harvey MasonGroovin You (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
One of the best solo records from Harvey Mason – best known as the drummer on some really monster 70s funky fusion sessions (such as Johnny Hammond's Gears album) – but a surprisingly well-rounded R&B artist overall! As with Norman Connors, another fusion drummer gone soul star, ... read more CD

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Harvey MasonMVP – Most Valuable Player (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1981. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Harvey's fifth and final album for Arista – another win for the funk-soul-fusion MVP! Given that Harvey worked on some of the best fusion sessions of the 70s, it's more than safe to give him "most valuable player" award – because without his drums, many a record would have ... read more CD

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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
Also available Rhythm Of Life ... LP 11.99

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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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Master Plan IncMaster Plan Inc ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $8.99
Previously unreleased work from an excellent Chicago soul group – Master Plan Inc, a group with deep roots in the Windy City scene, but hardly ever any presence in the record racks! The combo worked together heavily throughout the 70s – and you can really hear that in their grooves on ... 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 MathisGreat Years ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99 18.98
Think what you want about Johnny Mathis in later years – back at the start of his career, he was a hell of a tremendous talent – with vocal power that few other singers could match! This double-length set is stuffed with gems from Johnny's early years at Columbia – tunes that ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD

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Johnny MathisJohnny Mathis – The Singles (4CD set) ... CD
Columbia, Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Used 4CDs ... $34.99
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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Jessica Mauboy & othersSapphires – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Columbia, 2012. Used ... $4.99
(Soundtracks, Soul) CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Curtis MayfieldSuperfly (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Curtom/Rhino, 1972. New Copy ... $4.99
Curtis Mayfield's lasting classic – and an album that the world will remember forever! Apart from being his hugely successful entry into the blacksploitation soundtrack field, this album's also a monster set of grooves that includes some of Curtis' funkiest work ever – a record that ... read more CD

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Percy MayfieldPoet Of The Blues ... CD
Specialty, 1950s. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Kym MazelleBrilliant ... CD
Syncopate/EMI, 1989. Used ... $3.99
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(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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George McCraeDiamond Touch ... CD
TK/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $14.99
The Diamond Touch here is from Gregg Diamond – who brings a real Bionic Boogie feel to this album for George McCrae – a sound that shifts slightly from the Miami soul approach of earlier records, moving George up to New York for the session, and coming up with a strong disco groove ... read more CD
(Part of the Miami Sound – Original Soul/Funk/Disco Collection series!)

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George McCraeWe Did It ... CD
TK/Solid (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99
Maybe the most obscure 70s album from George McCrae – but a tight little set that still has the singer at the top of his Miami Soul game! The album features lots of production help from KC – of Sunshine Band fame – and the rhythms are in that skittish Miami mode that worked so ... read more CD

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Gwen McCraeMelody Of Life ... CD
Cat/Solid (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99
An underground gem from Gwen McCrae – and the record that first set the tone for her dancefloor classics for Atlantic in the 80s! The album has Gwen shaking off some of the southern soul of her roots – stretching the genre out to hit notes that are much more in tune with modern soul of ... read more CD

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Mississippi Fred McDowellI Do Not Play No Rock N Roll (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/Fuel 2000, 1970. Used ... $14.99
An incredible record from Mississippi Fred McDowell – a set that was issued on a big label, but which has a wonderfully rootsy feel throughout – in a way that almost out-does any work from the indie blues labels of the time! The package was put together by Tommy Couch as an early ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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Donna McGheeMake It Last Forever ... CD
Red Greg/We Want Sounds (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $9.99
A holy grail, and one of the only records ever cut by Donna McGhee – an incredibly soulful club singer who worked with both Patrick Adams and Roy Ayers! This album's her legendary side for the team of Adams and Greg Carmichael – and it's got a sweet and mellow groove that's unlike ... read more CD

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Timothy McNealyFunky Movement ... CD
Shawn/Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy ... $6.99 15.98
The first-ever full length collection of work by the mighty Timothy McNealy – the Texas funk genius who only issued a few rare funky 45s back in the day – but has gone onto achieve legendary status over the years! McNealy's music is completely unique right from the start – funky ... read more CD

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Clyde McPhatterDeep Sea Ball ... CD
Atlantic, 1950s. Used ... $3.99
Great soulful R&B from Clyde's solo years at Atlantic! Some folks think that the worst thing that Clyde McPhatter ever did was to leave The Drifters – but to our ears, the move was an excellent one! Cyde had an amazing voice that was both sweet and deep at the same time, and working ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Deep Sea Ball ... CD 4.99

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Clyde McPhatterDeep Sea Ball ... CD
Atlantic/Sequel (UK), 1950s. Used ... $4.99
Great soulful R&B from Clyde's solo years at Atlantic! Some folks think that the worst thing that Clyde McPhatter ever did was to leave The Drifters – but to our ears, the move was an excellent one! Cyde had an amazing voice that was both sweet and deep at the same time, and working ... read more CD
Also available Deep Sea Ball ... CD 3.99

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Clyde McPhatterForgotten Angel ... CD
Mercury/Atlantic/32 R&B, 1950s. Used 2CD ... $9.99
A huge collection of work from one of the greatest voices in the pre-soul years – 36 tracks, mostly Atlantic Records material – but also featuring some Mercury tracks, and a few unreleased numbers too! CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a mark.)

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Harold Melvin & The Blue NotesBe For Real – The PIR Recordings 1972 to 1975 (I Miss You/Black & Blue/To Be True/Wake Up Everybody/bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Philadelphia International/Soulmusic.com (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99
A fantastic collection – four classic Philly International albums from this legendary group – plus a CD of bonus material too! First up is I Miss You – a groundbreaking record that forever changed the course for male soul music in the 70s – a set that has the young Teddy ... 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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Memphis SlimParisian Blues ... CD
EmArcy, 1970. Used ... $12.99
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 ... $36.99
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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MetersHere Comes The Meter Man – The Complete Josie Recordings 1968 to 1970 ... CD
Josie/Snapper (UK), Late 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
The complete Josie work from the mighty Meters in a 2CD set – including the self-titled '69 album, Look-Ka Py Py and Struttin' from 1970, plus a bunch of great singles and numbers with Art Neville and Cyril Neville! Disc 1 features Meters & Look-Ka Py Py – the former simply one of ... read more CD

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MetersJam ... CD
Rounder, Mid 70s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MetersLook-Ka Py Py (plus extra tracks) ... CD
Josie/Warner, 1970. Used ... $8.99
Seminal work from The Meters – and an album that's essential for just about any collection of old school funk! The record's a blueprint for grooves that have been copied for generations to come – yet nobody does it better than these Crescent City kings – working here with a sound ... read more CD
(Remastered and expanded edition.)
Also available Look-Ka Py Py ... LP 14.99

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MetersMeters (plus extra tracks) ... CD
Josie/Warner (UK), 1969. Used ... $9.99
One of the greatest albums ever in the history of funk – the first album by The Meters, and virtually the blueprint for countless funk records to come! The album's bubbling over with classics – all hard-hitting instrumentals played by the group in an effortlessly tight style, produced ... read more CD

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MetersRejuvenation (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Sundazed, 1974. Used ... $9.99
Brilliantly funky! This is the greatest album they cut for Warner Brothers – and it's one of the few that ever really approaches the genius of their early work for Josie. The record features the incredible breakbeat cut "Just Kissed My Baby" – worth the price of the album ... read more CD

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MetersStruttin' (plus extra tracks) ... CD
Josie/Sundazed, 1970. Used ... $9.99
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
Also available
Struttin' ... LP 14.99
Struttin' ... LP 24.99

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Meters, Dixie Cups, & OthersBest Of Mardi Gras In New Orleans Vol 2 ... CD
Mardi Gras, 1989. Used ... $4.99
Nice collection of rootsy New Orleans music – featuring a few tracks by The Meters, plus classics from other Crescent City groups. Sugarboy Crawford performs "Jockomo", Olympia Brass Band perform "New Second Line" and "Wade In The River, Dixie Cups perform "Iko ... 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.)

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MFSBLove Is The Message – Best Of MFSB ... CD
Philadelphia International/Legacy, 1970s. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
Groundbreaking work, and a killer piece of Philly groove! MFSB were a large conglomeration of studio players who graced some of the first big Philly hits in the 70s, and here they break out on their own in a remarkable set of pre-disco tunes that form the blueprint for the rest of the 70s ... read more CD

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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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✨✧ MFSBMFSB – The Definitive Collection ... CD
Philadelphia International/Robinsongs (UK), Mid 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $14.99
Massive work from this legendary group – a studio ensemble who started out backing some of the best soul singers on the Philly scene of the 70s – but who soon got the chance to shine in the spotlight on their own! The musicians are all the cream of the crop of the city's scene – ... 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 Michiru4 Seasons ... CD
Polydor (Japan), 2000. Used 2 CDs ... $19.99
An incredibly sophisticated album from one of our favorite modern soul singers! This stunning 2CD set goes farther than Monday Michiru's ever gone before – into territory that bridges together modern soul, jazz vocals, Latin rhythms, and a complicated set of emotional soundscapes that show ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Monday MichiruBroken Tears (orig, broken headphones mix)/Motor Drive/Cover Of Darkness (CD single) ... CD
Kitty (Japan), 1996. Used ... $6.99
(Neo Soul, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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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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Mighty RyedersHelp Us Spread The Message ... CD
Luv N' Haight, 1978. New Copy ... $12.99 16.98
A funky treasure from the 70s – a record that hardly made waves at the time, but which has lived on strongly for years – thanks to a great sample history and key interest from generations of groove diggers! Mighty Ryeders have a sound that's clearly influenced by Earth Wind & Fire ... read more CD

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Amos MilburnChicken Shack Boogie Man ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Buddy MilesThem Changes ... CD
Mercury/Universal (UK), 1970. Used ... $11.99
A landmark album of crossover funk – fuzzed out rock, soul, and jazzy licks all coming into play together – held totally tight by drummer Buddy Miles, the undisputed king of his scene! Buddy's drums are super-heavy – holding down his Freedom Express group with a heavy jazz-rock ... read more CD

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Million Dollar OrchestraBetter Days ... CD
BBE (UK), 2008. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
Better days, indeed – as the set takes us back to our favorite club sounds of the late 70s – thanks to careful crafting from maestro Al Kent! The album's got a solid, soulful approach that's totally great – a return to a time when making dance music involved a full range of ... (New Grooves, Soul) read more CD

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Stephanie MillsFor The First Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Big Break (UK), 1975. Used ... $12.99
A really unusual album from the young Stephanie Mills – not only because it captures the singer at a wonderful early point in her career, when she was still open to a rich range of expression – but also because the whole thing was written and produced by the team of Burt Bacharach and ... 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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Minneapolis AllstarsLive At The Quest ... CD
Go Jazz, 1998. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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MiraclesLove Crazy/Miracles (SACD multi-channel disc) ... CD
Columbia/Vocalion (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
Two post-Motown albums from The Miracles – back to back on a single CD! On Love Crazy, The Miracles move to Columbia Records – and pick up a whole new groove in the process – a much richer sound than previous records on Motown, with a soaring style that really works great for the ... read more CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works on standard CD players!)

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✨✧ Bobby MitchellTry Rock & Roll – The Complete Imperial Singles As & Bs 1953 to 1962 ... CD
Imperial/Jasmine (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Formative work from Bobby Mitchell – an early star of New Orleans soul music, and one who cut some killer singles for Imperial Records back in the 50s! The music here has plenty of elements that would flourish more strongly in both the worlds of soul and rock – but Bobby was one of the ... read more CD

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McKinley MitchellComplete Malaco Collection ... CD
Waldoxy, Mid 70s. Used ... $5.99
The complete Malaco recordings of McKinley Mitchell – an excellent singer/songwriter whose work was a key part of the southern scene in the 70s, but who rarely ever gets his due! McKinley had a really unique voice that shared some of the warmth of northern singers – including a few of ... read more CD

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Willie MitchellMemphis Rhythm & Blues Sound Of Willie Mitchell ... CD
Stomper Time (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Early early work from Willie Mitchell – sides recorded way before his more famous work on Hi Records, with a decidedly different feel! This work is much more in a Memphis R&B mode overall – lots of romping, jumping rhythms – topped with either early soul vocals, or some sweet ... read more CD

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MonitorsSay You – The Motown Anthology 1963 to 1968 (Greetings! We're The Monitors plus previously unissued material and B-Sides) ... CD
Motown/Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
A real lost gem from Motown – and a whole lot more! Greetings! We're The Monitors is the only full album ever cut by The Monitors – a 3-man, 1-woman vocal group who were in a popular Motown mixed harmonies mode. The quartet had a wonderfully strong vocal presence – blasting ... read more CD
 
 



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