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XGreat music in many modes -- northern soul, deep soul, harmony soul, modern soul, and group soul -- plus disco, funk, club, electro, rare groove, and more!

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Acapella AnonymousAcapella Anonymous Vol 1 ... 12-inch
Acapella Anonymous, 1980s/1990s. Very Good ... $19.99
Lots of fun vocal drops like "Let No Man Put Asunder", "On The Move", "I Need You Now", "Don't Make Me Wait", "Love Sensation", "I Don't Want To lose Your Love", "Love's Gonna Get You", "Vicious" and more. . . 15 drops ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Buddy AceRoot Doctor (aka Don't Hurt No More) ... LP
Eve Jim, 1990. Very Good ... $6.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Red/yellow star label pressing. Cover has a trace of a price sticker.)

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Faye AdamsGolden Classics ... LP
Collectables, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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Johnny AdamsFrom The Heart ... LP
Rounder, 1984. Sealed ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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ADC BandIn The Moonlight (Double A-side promo) ... 12-inch
Cotillion, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Atlantic sleeve.)

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✨✧ African Music MachineBlack Water Gold ... LP
Soul Power, 1972/1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
Incredible work from the obscure African Music Machine – a southern funk combo led by bassist Louis Villery – a legendary batch of funky singles, finally brought together as a full album! The band has a very unique sound that involves a lot of rolling bubbling basslines, spacey organ ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AguabellaHitting Hard! (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epsilon/CuBop, 1977. New Copy ... $22.99 24.98
An album that definitely lives up to its title – as congolero Francisco Aguabella comes on hard, hitting strong throughout – and serving up a wicked blend of Latin, funk, and soul! The mid 70s set is a standout recording from Aguabella – done after he left the group Malo, and one ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Al Dos BandDoing Our Thing With Pride ... LP
Warmer/Kalita (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A record that barely made a ripple at the time it came out, but which is a real indie gem from the underground scene of the 70s! Al-Dos Band are a group who are equally well-trained in soul music and gospel – and they seem to stick more in secular territory on the record, but certainly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Arthur AlexanderYou Better Move On ... LP
Dot, Early 60s. Good ... $14.99
Landmark southern soul from Arthur Alexander – one of the first key figures in the genre! Arthur was the first big artist to break out of the Muscle Shoals scene of the 60s – and worked in a style that had bits of R&B, bits of country, and bits of the sweeter soul that was cracking ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing. Vinyl plays with some surface noise. Cover has some surface wear, half split top seam, mostly split bottom seam, and is stained at the bottom 3 inches on back.)

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Lorez AlexandriaLorez Sings Pres – A Tribute To Lester Young ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
A classic album from one of our favorite jazz singers ever – a set that really set a whole new standard for a generation! Even at this early stage, Lorez Alexandria was an amazingly accomplished vocalist – as you'll hear on this excellent selection of tunes from the Lester Young ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Peter AllenDon't Wish Too Hard (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Rance Allen GroupTruth Is Where It's At ... LP
Truth/Stax, 1972. Very Good ... $29.99
An excellent album by Rance Allen – one of the most overlooked talents in Stax's early 70s roster, and a real genius for blending his gospel roots with influences of the soul and funk scene of his time. Proof of this is the album's great remake of "There's Gonna Be a Showdown", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Jealousy ... LP
Comet (France), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.98
The start of a legend – the tremendous debut of drummer Tony Allen as a leader, after some key 70s work in the group of Fela Kuti! Fela's group is backing Tony up here – the key Afrika 70 lineup – and even Fela gets in on the action by laying down some piano solos and tenor ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – in a heavy cover!)

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.99
Fantastic stuff – and one of the records that made drummer Tony Allen a legend, and one of the key musicians to step out of the larger setting of the Afrika 70 group of Fela Kuti! Allen's the leader here, and the vibe is nicely a bit different than some of Fela's records – although the ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP 39.99

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1979. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Fantastic stuff – and one of the records that made drummer Tony Allen a legend, and one of the key musicians to step out of the larger setting of the Afrika 70 group of Fela Kuti! Allen's the leader here, and the vibe is nicely a bit different than some of Fela's records – although the ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(2011 Kindred Spirits reissue.)
Also available No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP 32.99

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Progress ... LP
Comet (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.98
An Afro Funk classic – killer solo work from Tony Allen – originally known as the drummer for Fela during his key years – stepping out here on his own with the Afrika 70 band! The album's a monster all the way through – every bit as great as any of Fela's 70s classics, but ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & The Afro MessengersNo Discrimination ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 44.99
Tony Allen steps out onto his own – moving away from the Afrika 70 group who accompanied him on his first three solo albums – nicely cooking here into a whole new groove! The tracks are a bit shorter than the side-long jams of previous records, but no less funky – as Tony somehow ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Luther AllisonLuther's Blues ... LP
Gordy, 1974. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the only blues records you'll ever find on Motown – and a mostly straight blues affair with a hard electric sound to it. The album's mostly in the early Alligator Records camp – but there's a few nice funky cuts, like "Now You Got It" and "Into My Life", ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has two cutout notches, some surface wear, and is lightly stained at the bottom 4 inches.)

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Justo AlmarioPlumbline ... LP
Meadowlark (Canada), 1987. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Features Abraham Laboriel on bass, Russell Ferrante on piano and synthesizers, and Alex Acuna on percussion. (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Ruby AndrewsBlack Ruby ... LP
Zodiac/Everland (Austria), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 29.98
A hell of a great record from Ruby Andrews – a Chicago soul singer who started out sweet, but comes on hard and heavy on this righteous classic from the start of the 70s! The record's got a badass vibe you never would have expected from Andrews a few years before – with tremendous ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AnimotionStrange Behavior ... LP
Polygram, 1986. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed with hype sticker. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Apollonia 6Apollonia 6 ... LP
Warner, 1984. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve and insert. Cover has some wear and some stuck-on paper at the back panel.)

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Apple & The Three OrangesFree & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 (with download) ... LP
Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 19.99
A funky treasure trove from Apple & The Three Oranges – a group we hardly know at all, but who really blow us away with the cuts on this collection! The groove is plenty hard right from the get-go – the best of the funky 45 underground of the early 70s – which means that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Free & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 ... CD 7.99

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ArpeggioLet The Music Play ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Pretty straight club tracks – recorded with a style that reminds us of some of the European groups coming out of Germany and France at the time, and with some electronic touches that show a vague hint of Giorgio Moroder. Tracks are long, and titles include "Let The Music Play", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner, some marker, and some staining on the bottom. Labels have some marker.)

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ArpeggioLove & Desire ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Near Mint- ... $9.99
High-stepping disco from Arpeggio – an album of longer tracks with a really soaring feel! The groove here is tight, but never schmaltzy – with arrangements and production by Simon Soussan, and an overall feel that's more powerfully driven by the instrumentation in the set than the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and some edge wear.)

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✨✧ Charisse ArringtonDown With This (keep jammin' lovely hits mix, vibe mix, lp) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1996. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Green vinyl promo.)

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✨✧ Steve ArringtonJammin National Anthem ... LP
Atlantic, 1986. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A bit more pop than some of Steve Arrington's earlier work, but proof that Mr Slave could still come up with a groove when he wanted! The record's got a quirky approach that's almost in line with later versions of P-Funk – but Arrington's never as goofy, and mostly lets the gimmicks come out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has mild water damage on bottom.)

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Patti AustinEvery Home Should Have One ... LP
Qwest, 1981. Very Good ... $3.99
A big one for Patti Austin – and a set that moved her from the jazz/soul sidelines right into the mainstream – but all without losing any of her charm from before! A big part of the record's success comes from the production work of Quincy Jones – a longtime associate who gave ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole, a lightly bent corner and a sticker on the back.)

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✨✧ Average White BandAverage White Band ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
AWB's first for Atlantic – and a nice slice of funk that proves that they can mix it up with the best groups of the 70s! The record's got plenty of sweet electric keyboards over smooth funky basslines – and as the years go by, the band's white boy vocals don't sound nearly as bad as we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rockefeller label pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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David AxelrodSeriously Deep ... LP
Polygram/Get On Down, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 24.98
An amazing slice of music from the legendary David Axelrod – quite different than his better-known sides for Capitol and Reprise Records – and plenty darn funky overall! Axelrod is at his studio best here – stepping off the funky jazz modes he produced for Cannonball Adderley, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Seriously Deep ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Roy AyersAfrica, Center Of The World ... LP
Polydor, 1981. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Roy Ayers in a very Afro-styled mode – working here on his own after a famous collaboration with Fela Kuti – in a set that's filled with the same sort of hard-driving Afro-Funk grooves that you'd find in Fela's classic recordings! The songs are shorter than Fela's, and with more of Roy' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Vinyl has a press flaw that clicks a bit on "Africa, Center of the World". Cover is in great shape.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersLifeline ... LP
Polydor, 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 21.99
One of Roy Ayers' best-remembered albums of the 70s – a sublime blend of mellow numbers and some of his more club-oriented grooves of the time – all wrapped together with a genius that we can only describe as Ayers-like! The album's a beautiful example of the balance that Roy was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersRunning Away (long, short) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1977. Very Good (pic cover)... $16.99
Doobie-doo doobie-doo! One of the catchiest Roy Ayers dancefloor tracks ever – a bassy bumping thumper that wonderfully skirts the line between clubby and funky! The track's got female vocals singing along with the hook – all in a mode that's quite similar to the most uptempo work by ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some surface wear and a trace of a price sticker.)

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Roy AyersSilver Vibrations ... LP
Uno Melodic/BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic lost chapter in the career of genius soul/jazz/funk maestro Roy Ayers – a set that was only ever issued in the UK, and which is a great second part to his Lots Of Love album on the Uno Melodic label! This album features a few tracks from that gem, but in longer versions – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Silver Vibrations ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Roy AyersYou Might Be Surprised ... LP
Columbia, 1985. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Roy Ayers in a tight mid 80s funk mode – commanding a modern vibe really well, especially with his vibes so prominent in the sound! Although the sound's a step or two more modern than the Polydor years, Roy still sounds great – and he grooves nicely on this batch of tracks that mix ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Baby HueyBaby Huey Story – The Living Legend ... LP
Curtom, Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
Fantastic! The lost link in the Chicago soul scene of the 60s was Baby Huey – and he was a pretty darn big link too, if you've ever seen him in pictures! Weighing in at about 300 pounds, Baby Huey was sort of a rockin' soul star who played clubs on both sides of the city, to audiences of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Baby Huey Story – The Living Legend (180 gram pressing) ... LP 37.99

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✨✧ Baby HueyBaby Huey Story – The Living Legend (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Curtom/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), Early 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $37.99 38.99
Fantastic! The lost link in the Chicago soul scene of the 60s was Baby Huey – and he was a pretty darn big link too, if you've ever seen him in pictures! Weighing in at about 300 pounds, Baby Huey was sort of a rockin' soul star who played clubs on both sides of the city, to audiences of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Baby Huey Story – The Living Legend ... LP 18.99

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BabyfaceFor The Cool In You ... LP
Epic, 1993. Very Good+ ... $59.99
Titles include "Lady Lady", "Never Keeping Secrets", "Rock Bottom", "Saturday", "And Our Feelings", "When Can I See You", and "Well Alright". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover looks great, save for a small spot of clear tape on one corner.)

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Philip BaileyChinese Wall ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A big breakthrough for Philip Bailey – and a record that was kind of a second-level explosion for the Earth Wind & Fire sound in the 80s! There's a definite crossover feel to the record – a style that takes Bailey's soulful vocals, and mixes them with lots of catchy hooks – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Anita BakerGiving You The Best That I Got ... LP
Elektra, 1988. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A mega-hit, but for good reason – as the record brought sophistication back to chart soul at the end of the 80s – proof that well-done, deeply-voiced records could still beat the schmaltz of the geri-curl generation! Anita's working here in territory that draws from the classics, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Anita BakerRapture ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A classic album of classy vocals – one that helped set a whole new tone in 80s soul music! Anita had already gained a bit of experience on the soul scene before this set, but with this record she emerged as a full-formed diva who could effortlessly blend jazz and soul into a magnificent new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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B Baker Chocolate CoB Baker Chocolate Co ... LP
LC, 1979. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Pure genius from the B Baker Chocolate Company – a set that's equal parts fusion and soul, held together by these rich arrangements that really send the whole thing home! The album's never too slick, yet has a sense of perfection that matches some of the best soulful fusion dates at Blue ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on TK. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ LaVern BakerLet Me Belong To You ... LP
Brunswick, 1970. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Brilliant later work from Lavern Baker – material recorded years after her bigger fame at Atlantic Records, but with vocals that are still equally sublime! The set's got a very different feel than the blusier styles of before – and features wonderful Chicago soul production by Carl ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine, surface wear, and a cutout hole.)

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Hank Ballard & The MidnightersFinger Poppin' Time ... LP
King, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Killer early stuff from Hank – when he was just about the size of a bratty kid, and he had a voice on him that would stop a train! Loads of shoutin R&B tunes, including "The Coffee Grind", "I Love You So-o-o", "Don't Go, I Love You", "Look At Little ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label Power Pak pressing. Cover has a few small bubbles in the front paste-on, some wear, aging and two small seam splits.)

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Banks & HamptonPassport To Ecstasy ... LP
Warner, 1977. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Modern soul, but with a bit of a southern twist – a sweet set recorded in Muscle Shoals by the team of Homer Banks and Carl Hampton – and produced by Brad Shapiro with all the great mix of modes he was bringing to records with Millie Jackson and others! The album's got a nice sort of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some peeled spots along the bottom inch on front.)

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✨✧ Ron Banks/LJ Reynolds2 Of A Kind ... LP
Life, 1994. Sealed ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with hype sticker.)

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Bar-KaysGotta Groove (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Volt/Craft, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
Amazing work from the new version of The Bar-Kays – a group who reformed to become a combo as heavy as any of the best funky groups from Detroit, LA, or New York at the time! There's a style here that's a sweet Memphis distillation of ideas bubbling under in music by Sly Stone, Funkadelic, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gloria BarnesUptown ... LP
Maple/Remined, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
One of the few rare albums on the Maple label – a 70s imprint that's known for some incredible funk and soul! Despite the title, the set's a record that sounds a lot more down-home than uptown – thanks to hard-wailing vocals from Gloria Barnes herself, and a nicely rough-edged quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Uptown (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 13.99

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Kathy BarnesBody Talkin'/I'm In Love With Love ... 12-inch
Republic, 1979. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue vinyl pressing in a Republic Disco sleeve. Sleeve and labels have some marker.)

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✨✧ BarrabasPower ... LP
RCA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Funky rocking sounds from this hip Spanish group – served up with a bit of a tribal sound that's pretty sweet – and which makes Barrabas a key link between funk, rock, and club sounds in the mid 70s! The bass is pretty thundering, the drums are strong, and there's some cool piano and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a promo stamp.)

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BarrabasSoltad A Barrabas ... LP
Atco/Sommor (Spain), 1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99
A mid-70s effort from Barrabas, and a set that still has the group burning along in a really great way – blending elements of soul and funk with a sharp instrumental jamming style that might have been prog in the hands of someone else, but which here keeps things grooving in a really nice way! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pastor TL BarrettLike A Ship (Without A Sail) ... LP
Mt Zion, 1971. Near Mint- ... $69.99
A soul record we'd put up there with some of our favorites produced in Chicago during the early 70s – a gospel album from Pastor TL Barrett, but one that's gone on to legendary status among funk and soul collectors over the years! Barrett works here with his Youth For Christ Choir, of Mt. ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram Light In The Attic pressing in a gatefold cover. Includes the bonus 7-inch!)

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Pastor TL Barrett & Youth For Christ ChoirDo Not Pass Me By – Vol 2 ... LP
Universal Awareness/Numero, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
The even more obscure second volume to the great soul/gospel classic Do Not Pass Me By – and like the first, the product of a wonderfully spiritual setting on Chicago's south side – music created in the church, but with all the same vibe as the hippest secular soul coming from the Windy ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pastor TL Barrett & Youth For Christ ChoirI Shall Wear A Crown (Like A Ship/Do Not Pass Me By Vols 1 & 2/I Found The Answer/Singles & Sermons) (5LP box set) ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 5LP ... $72.99 76.99
A tremendous package of work from this overlooked soul and gospel legend – four classic albums, plus other rare material too – all packaged with detailed notes in the wonderful Numero Group style! First up is Like A Ship Without A Sail – a gospel album from Pastor TL Barrett, but ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I Shall Wear A Crown (Like A Ship/Do Not Pass Me By Vols 1 & 2/I Found The Answer/Singles & Sermons) (5LP white & gold vinyl box set) ... LP 79.99

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Pastor TL Barrett & Youth For Christ ChoirI Shall Wear A Crown (Like A Ship/Do Not Pass Me By Vols 1 & 2/I Found The Answer/Singles & Sermons) (5LP white & gold vinyl box set) ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 5LP ... $79.99 85.99
A tremendous package of work from this overlooked soul and gospel legend – four classic albums, plus other rare material too – all packaged with detailed notes in the wonderful Numero Group style! First up is Like A Ship Without A Sail – a gospel album from Pastor TL Barrett, but ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited "Joyful" white & gold vinyl pressing!)
Also available I Shall Wear A Crown (Like A Ship/Do Not Pass Me By Vols 1 & 2/I Found The Answer/Singles & Sermons) (5LP box set) ... LP 72.99

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoEye Of The Beholder ... LP
Atlantic/Fania, 1977. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A really wonderful album from Ray Barretto – more jazz fusion than his usual 70s salsa – but in a way that we really really love! The album's a crossover gem that has Ray working with Stix Hooper, Joe Sample, and Wilton Felder of The Crusaders – a trio who produced the record, ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and some tearing on the spine.)

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Keith BarrowPhysical Attraction/Free To Be Me ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
While the jam off the album Physical Attraction is the stepper's groove "You Know You Want To Be Loved", CBS chose to push the dance angle with the uptempo title track instead, with super smooth ballad on the flip. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a Columbia sleeve. Sleeve and labels have some marker.)

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✨✧ Keith BarrowTurn Me Up (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
CBS, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Labels have some marker.)

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✨✧ Claudja BarryBoogie Woogie Dancin Shoes ... LP
Chrysalis, 1979. Sealed ... $14.99
Claudja Barry makes the move from Salsoul to a bigger label – but given that this album, like the previous one, was licensed from the German Lollipop company, the same creative team is in place! The style's nicely stark at time – kind of a better version of some of the poppy Munich ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cut corner.)

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Nathan BartellNathan Bartell ... LP
Athens Of The North (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $24.99 26.99
Fantastic funky soul from a very mysterious figure – Georgia's Nathan Bartell, a singer with a deep soul style, and an under-exposed legacy that mostly involves a few indie label singles, and countless work in the smaller clubs of his state! The blend of music here is a bit different than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Nathan Bartell ... CD 13.99

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Fontella BassNew Look ... LP
Checker, 1965. Very Good ... $29.99
With that whip in her hand, we're not gonna argue with Fontella Bass about her New Look in the photo – and we can definitely say that the whole classic album definitely lives up to her hip, powerful stance on the cover! Fontella's a singer who started in gospel, later sung jazz, but who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono promo pressing. Cover has some wear, aging and some small pen and pencil marks on the back.)

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✨✧ Shirley BasseyNever Never Never ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $4.99
A warmly-crafted 70s album from the great Shirley Bassey – a set that continues that great move she was making at the end of the 60s – shaking off some of the bolder, brassier styles that famously got her going at the start, but which were maybe sounding a bit dated after the James Bond ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has small name on top corner. Gatefold in super shape!)

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Shirley BasseyShirley Bassey Is Really Something ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
Funky Shirley Bassey! This is a great set of Shirley's groove-happy work cut in the late 60s – hip tunes arranged by UK easy maestro Johnny Harris, best known for his fantastic work on the Stepping Stones record under his own name, forever a beathead classic! Features the great, funky big ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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BeatersHarari ... LP
Sun/Matsuli (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A landmark album on the South African scene of the 70s – a set that mixes together currents of jazz and funk, but at the start of a sound that would break forth even more in the decade to come! Yet The Beaters were there at the start – a young trio that includes drummer Sipho Mabuse, ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Beats InternationalDub Be Good To Me (Norman Cook excursion on the version, hip hop version, single edit, Smith & Mighty rmx, Smith & Mighty mellow, acappella) ... 12-inch
Elektra/Go Beat, 1990. Very Good- (pic cover)... $5.99
A key step in the path from The Housemartins to Fatboy Slim – Norman Cook's first big dancefloor excursion, and a super-big hit that sounds surprisingly nice these days! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Celi BeeAlternating Currents ... LP
TK, Late 70s. Sealed ... $4.99
Sweetly soaring disco from the legendary Celi Bee – easily one of our favorite disco divas of the late 70s! This album's got a slightly lighter feel than some of Celi's other work – a bit less drama at times, but still plenty of full-on clubby rhythms – thanks to arrangements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed with hype sticker. Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn.)

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Beginning Of The EndBeginning Of The End (2LP pressing) ... LP
Alston/Strut (UK), 1976. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $26.99 28.99
One of the rarest funky records of all time – the hard-to-find second album by Beginning Of The End! This West Indian combo hit it big with their first album on Alston, but this second set, for some strange reason, never really got distributed – which is a damn shame, because it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – remastered from the original master tapes!)

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Beginning Of The EndFishman (full length, 45 version)/Funky Nassau (full length) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... 12-inch
Strut (UK), 1972. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $11.99
That's "Fishman", not fisherman – and the tune's a rare b-side from the insanely funky group Beginning Of The End – presented here in a never-issued full length take that runs for nearly 12 minutes in length! Given that Beginning Of The End usually only gave us shorter funk ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Archie Bell & The DrellsTighten Up ... LP
Atlantic, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
An incredible bit of southern funk – the first landmark LP by Archie Bell & The Drells, and the first big burst of energy from the Texas scene of the 60s! The album's incredible – with Archie up front on rough-hewn vocals, the band grooving in a mad tangle of guitar, bass, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Reverend Douglas Bell & The Stage CruisersNuclear Blast (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Big Legal Mess/Fat Possum, 1960s. New Copy ... $13.99 15.99
Raw and rumbling gospel sounds from the Designer Records vaults – real and resonant southern gospel from Reverend Douglas Bell & Th Stage Cruisers! Heavy vocals & sermonizing with swirling organ and wailing keyboards along with the impassioned vocals. As with the material on the ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thom Bell Orchestra featuring Bell & JamesFish That Saved Pittsburgh (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Lorimar, 1979. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a Disco Single sleeve. Sleeve and labels have some marker.)

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William BellOn A Roll ... LP
Wilbe, 1989. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bell Biv DevoePoison ... LP
MCA, 1990. Very Good ... $19.99
A second chapter for boy band 80s soul! After Bobby Brown set off on his own, the remaining three members of New Edition decided to remain a group and give it a go, and far from being a sad collection of the leftover members, their debut album was actually one of many successful New Jack Swing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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BelmontsCarnival Of Hits ... LP
Sabina, 1962. Very Good ... $14.99
Titles include "Hombre", "I Confess", "Tell Me Why", "Have You Heard", "Searching For A New Love", and "That American Dance". LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split on one corner, but looks great otherwise.)

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Jesse BelvinJust Jesse Belvin ... LP
RCA, 1959. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Sublime work by a singer who should have dominated the 60s – had he not left this planet in an auto accident early in his short career! Jesse is wonderful here – getting even more coolness and class on RCA than he did in an indie setting – with help from the groups of Shorty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German Best Buy Series reissue in a barcode cover.)

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George BensonBreezin (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
A super huge hit for George Benson – and the record that took him from being a funky jazz guitarist into an R&B superstar – opening up sides of his talent that first emerged on his 50s R&B recordings as Little George Benson, but taken here into some very hip 70s territory! The ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ George BensonGive Me The Night ... LP
Qwest/Warner, 1980. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Yipes! This one made everyone a bucket of money – especially Quincy Jones, whose new Qwest imprint the record was one of the first to grace. George has come a long way from his roots with Jack McDuff here – but in a way that kind of has us impressed, as he's grooving away slickly on ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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George BensonIn Flight ... LP
Warner, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
Benson plays his guitar and also sings on some of these tracks, joined by Phil Upchurch on rhythm guitar, Ronnie Foster on electric piano & mini-moog, Jorge Dalto on clavinet & acoustic piano, Stanley Banks on bass, Harvey Mason on drums and Ralph MacDonald on percussion. Claus Ogerman ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ George BensonWeekend In LA ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
Titles include "Ode To A Kudu", "We As Love", "Lady Blue", "Windsong", "Weekend In LA", "It's All In The Game", and his classic take on "On Broadway". (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small divot on the top seam and light surface wear.)
Also available Weekend In LA ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ George BensonWeekend In London (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Provogue, 2020. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
George Benson is no spring chicken – but damn, he sounds plenty darn youthful here – working at the Ronnie Scotts club in London with some tight jazz funk backing! Benson sings as much as solos on guitar – and the whole thing is a great throwback to the sound of his 70s records ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition heavyweight orange vinyl pressing – with download!)

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Brook BentonI Cried For You (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1979. Very Good ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Brook BentonIn South Africa ... LP
Atlantic, Late 60s/Early 70s. Very Good ... $28.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In a textured flip-back cover, with some edge wear, lightly bent corners, center splits in the spine and bottom seam, and small stains at the opening on back.)

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Brook BentonLie To Me ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a name in marker on the back, but looks great overall.)

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Max BerlinsWorldwide Party ... LP
Emergency, 1979. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear, light surface wear, and a promo sticker.)

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Chuck BerryLondon Sessions ... LP
Chess, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
Chuck Berry makes the same London move as some of his other Chess Records contemporaries – and the result is one of Chuck's best albums from the later years! The set's not as star-studded as other efforts of this nature – but that's fine with us because Chuck really shines as the lead ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue fade label stereo pressing. NOTE: Cover has staining and peeling on the bottom 2 inches and some splitting on the seams.)

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Zazou BikayeMr Manager (with bonus download – and bonus tracks) ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
80s Afro grooves, recorded in Belgium – given a nice twist by the Crammed Discs label, which was one of the first to really open up African styles with more European elements! Bony Bikaye handles vocals, and Hector Zazou plays plenty of keyboards and adds in beat – so there's an ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – which also includes some bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ Edwin BirdsongDance Of Survival ... LP
Bamboo, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Tripped out funky soul from the great Edwin Birdsong – a rare indie album released between his years at Polydor and Philly International! The set's got a wilder sound than any of his other work – kind of a righteous funk set for the dancefloor – recorded with lots of weird ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jo BissoAfrican Disco Experimentals 1974 to 1978 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 34.99
Don't think "experimental", think funky club tracks – as Jo Bisso did a great job of crossing over to the American mainstream in the 70s, thanks in part to a famous album on TK Records! That work is referenced here, alongside some much more obscure tracks – all with an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black IvoryBaby, Won't You Change Your Mind ... LP
Today, 1972. Very Good ... $19.99
Fantastic ballad soul from one of the greatest groups from the east coast 70s scene! Black Ivory may not have scored as big as some of their contemporaries on the charts – but to fans of harmony soul, they'll always be kings, and this record is the sort that forever gave them keys to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a number in pen on the front and labels.)

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✨✧ Black NastyTalking To The People (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Enterprise/4 Men With Beards, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.98
Excellent heavy funk from Stax! Black Nasty were one of the heaviest groups on the label – with a rock-solid guitar-based groove that went even farther than the Bar-Kays, who were no slouch in the guitar department themselves! The grooves are all slow to midtempo, with the band coming down ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BlackbyrdsAction ... LP
Fantasy, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
A great little sleeper from the Blackbyrds – a record that never gets as much due as their earlier records that have a hard funky feel, but offer instead a tasty batch of smoother jazz funk numbers that show the group still continuing to grow. Donald Byrd's still at the production helm ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some staining and peeling from moisture along the bottom inch on front and back, a promo stamp and marker on the front, back, inside the gatefold and labels.)

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BlackbyrdsUnfinished Business ... LP
Fantasy, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
There's nothing unfinished about this business – as The Blackbyrds are at the top of their game here – working in a sweet blend of jazz, funk, and soul – all produced to perfection by their mentor Donald Byrd! The groove is quite similar to some of Byrd's best from the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Unfinished Business ... LP 9.99

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BlackbyrdsUnfinished Business ... LP
Fantasy, 1976. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
There's nothing unfinished about this business – as The Blackbyrds are at the top of their game here – working in a sweet blend of jazz, funk, and soul – all produced to perfection by their mentor Donald Byrd! The groove is quite similar to some of Byrd's best from the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Unfinished Business ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ J BlackfootU Turn ... LP
Edge, Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A mix of styles that has his roots in the Memphis scene getting a bit of an 80s production touch, sometimes a bit too tinny to sound great, and others rolling into more comfortable territory with a warmer feel. Homer Banks wrote and produced most of the record – and titles include "Sunsh ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner, and a small peel spot.)

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Bobby BlandCome Fly With Me ... LP
ABC, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Label has initials in marker. Cover has light wear.)

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Bobby BlandGet On Down With Bobby Bland ... LP
ABC, 1975. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Brilliant later work by Bobby Blue Bland – done with backings that are much fuller than on his earlier albums – a mixture of strings and horns that really expand the sound! That doesn't keep things from being soulful, though – as Bobby's in incredible form vocally, really rising ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light wear and a small sticker spot.)

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Bobby BlandSpotlighting The Man ... LP
Duke, 1967. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Fantastic stuff, like all of Bobby's early Duke albums, and a breathtaking mix of soul and R&B, with some nice jazzy touches in the arrangements. Tracks include "Wouldn't You Rather Have Me", "Ask Me Nothin' About The Blues", "Gotta Get To Know You", and "You ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on MCA. Cover has heavy staining and flaking from moisture along the bottom quarter and a cutout notch.)

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Bobby Blue BlandBest Of Bobby Bland Vol 2 ... LP
Duke, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
To us, most of Bobby's early Duke albums would serve fine as "best of" sets in and of themselves – so great is his work for that label during this period! This one's a pretty great sampling of his genius – that unique blend of blues and soul that still makes Bobby's work ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has surface wear, aging, and sticker remnants.)

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Bobby Blue BlandHis California Album ... LP
ABC, 1973. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A nice little record from Bobby Blue Bland – quite different from his 60s sides for Duke/Peacock, and recorded in California (as you might guess from the title!) with a smoother more soulful approach that comes off surprisingly well! The style works well for Bobby – and kind of gave ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with a cut corner, light wear, and light staining along the opening.)

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Bobby Blue BlandMidnight Run ... LP
Malaco, 1989. Very Good+ ... $6.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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