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ABCHow To Be A Zillionaire! ... LP
Mercury, 1985. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Paula AbdulForever Your Girl ... LP
Virgin, 1988. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, cutout notch, and hype sticker.)

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Ace SpectrumInner Spectrum ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good ... $9.99
A tremendous debut from Ace Spectrum – a harmony quartet who never cracked the charts as much as some of their east coast contemporaries, but who were every bit as great as the bigger names on the east coast scene! The album's got a soaring sound that's strongly influenced by Philly, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, marker & aged tape along all seams.)
Also available
Inner Spectrum (Japanese pressing) ... CD 24.99
Inner Spectrum (expanded & remastered) (UK pressing) ... CD 24.99

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Ace SpectrumJust Like In The Movies ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A masterpiece of east coast harmony soul – and worth it for the title cut alone! Ace Spectrum are always pretty great, but on this album, they really bust out of the box with some of the most wonderful harmonies they've ever recorded – set to impeccable arrangements by Patrick Adams, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has tape residue on all seams, some wear, and an index sticker.)

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✨✧ Barbara AcklinI Did It ... LP
Brunswick, 1971. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of Barbara Acklin's beautiful albums for Brunswick, and one of the hardest to find of the bunch! This might be because the record features a few cuts from other albums – in a style that was sometimes oddly used by Brunswick when issuing albums on its big stars – but don't let that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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✨✧ Barbara AcklinLove Makes A Woman ... LP
Brunswick, 1968. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Barbara Acklin's first album – and a landmark of Chicago soul that firmly established Acklin as one of the city's best writers and new female singers! Acklin had a classy sound that was different than some of her raw soul sisters in the city – but although she was classy, she also didn' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & some light wear.)

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AdevaWarning! ... 12-inch
Capitol, 1989. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cutout hole and is lightly bent at the top.)

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African Magic ComboMan Was Born In Africa (parts 1 & 2) ... 12-inch
Disques Total (Canada), 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ AfterbachMatinee ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A distant star in the Earth Wind & Fire galaxy – and the only album by this sweetly grooving group that owed a lot to the EWF sound! The record's produced by Verdine White, executive produced by Maurice White, and even features a bit of guest vocals by Philip Bailey – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a large name in marker and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Harold AlexanderAre You Ready? ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
Reedman Harold Alexander cut very few albums as a leader – and this is one of the best! You're likely to hear Alexander's work in the background on other sessions, but at the time of this record he was also a visionary leader – perfect for the open, freewheeling vibe allowed by the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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AlfonsoTime Bomb (voc, dub) ... 12-inch
Prism, 1986. Sealed ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Prism sleeve.)

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Ernestine AllenLet It Roll ... LP
Tru Sound, Early 60s. Very Good ... $29.99
Tasty R&B material, recorded on Prestige's short-lived Tru-Sound subsidiary. Ernestine had some earlier fame under the name Anisteen Allen, and this record's got a similar sound to her late 40s work – with lots of smoky vocals, touched by a warm jazz sensibility that gives the material a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove and RVG stamp. Cover has some edge wear and small seam splits.)

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Rance Allen GroupSoulful Experience ... LP
Truth/Stax, 1975. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A beautiful mix of gospel soul and heavy Memphis production – and the kind of heavy soul album that made Rance Allen one of Stax's best new artists during the 70s. David Porter produced and arranged, and the album has some great electric keyboard work by Rance that provides a perfect ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb Alpert & Hugh MasekelaHerb Alpert & Hugh Masekela ... LP
A&M, 1978. Very Good ... $3.99
Two top trumpet talents – coming together beautifully on this groovy late 70s set! Both Herb Alpert and Hugh Masekela had a big rise to fame in the 60s – Herb, for his Tijuana Brass albums on A&M – and Hugh, for the way that he brought South African jazz currents to the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Amuzement ParkAmuzement Park ... LP
Mirus/Our Gang, 1982. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A killer 80s groove set – served up by this obscure Chicago group, and done with a high class sound that's really great! The record easily rivals much of the work on the bigger labels at the time – thanks to some great arrangements by Dunn Pearson that mix together all the right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear.)

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Carl AndersonAbsence Without Love ... LP
Epic, 1982. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A wicked little set from Carl Anderson – a singer who first found fame on the state, later sung in a spiritual world, but does an especially great job here! Anderson's got some really mighty pipes on the date – a vocal approach that's bold, robust, and plenty proud – stepping out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Carl AndersonProtocol ... LP
Epic, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A great set in the short run of classics that Carl Anderson cut for Columbia Records in the 1980s – albums that never cracked the charts that strongly at the time, but which have gone on to be remembered well over the years! On this record, Anderson nicely balances a tight groove with some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Carl AndersonWoman In Love (single, album) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ Ernestine AndersonMy Kinda Swing ... LP
Wing/Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Ernestine works her way through a set of bluesy tunes with a spot of jazz – with backing by Ernie Wilkins orchestra, with players that include "Hank Jones, Tate Houston, Yusef Lateef, Ernie Royal, and Clark Terry. Titles include "My Kinda Love", "See See Rider", ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Paul AnkaAnka ... LP
United Artists, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $0.99
One of the smartest moves that Paul Anka ever made – recording with production from Rick Hall and the Fame Studios gang! Odia Coates sings a bit on the record, in the style she used on her own album from the same time! (Vocalists, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Anthony & The ImperialsMovie Grabbers ... LP
Veep, 1967. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Great soul versions of movie tunes – arranged by Teddy Randazzo, with all the Little Anthony charm! Titles include "Watch What Happens", "A Man & A Woman", "Georgy Girl", "You Only Live Twice", "The Gentle Rain", "Shadow Of Your ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has some wear & notes in pen.)

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Anthony & The ImperialsPayin Our Dues ... LP
Veep, 1966. Very Good- ... $6.99
Sublime uptown soul from Anthony & The Imperials – here working without the "Little" in their name, which is a good indication of the nature of the material! The tracks are all wonderfully composed original numbers from Teddy Randazzo – who also arranged and produced the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has wear, aging, seam splitting, and a name in marker.)

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Anthony & The ImperialsReflections ... LP
Veep, 1967. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a half split top seam, edge wear, and surface wear, mostly on back.)

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Jose Chepito AreasJose Chepito Areas ... LP
Columbia, 1974. Very Good ... $24.99
Killer Latin grooves from the mid 70s – a sweet Columbia session from percussionist Jose Areas that easily rivals some of the better-known Chicano grooves from the west coast! There's a nice mix of guitar and keyboards bubbling through the group's Latin lineup – which includes lots of ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear & a cut corner.)

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Joan ArmatradingTo The Limit ... LP
A&M, 1978. Near Mint- ... $3.99
One of Joan Armatrading's real classics of the 70s – a record that perfectly blends her acoustic soul with some slightly tighter arrangements – but all at a level that still feels really personal and spontaneous! Joan's unique singing style is very much upfront – that individual ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the spine & a cutout notch.)

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Vanessa Bell ArmstrongFollowing Jesus ... LP
Muscle Shoals Sound, 1986. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Manuel ArringtonU Can't Outsmart Women ... LP
Man-U-El, 1980. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A self-released album from Chicago funnyman Manuel Arrington – with long routines that include "That's My Van", "Black Bart", "Live From Bruno's", and "Live From Aire Crown". LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes in a plain white sleeve.)

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Steve ArringtonDancin In The Key Of Life (vocal/special remix, inst) ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1985. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Probably Steve Arrington's most well loved track after his days with Slave – a supremely catchy 80s groover with a slightly righteous title chorus – crossover pop certainly, but plenty darn soulful too! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Steve Arrington's Hall Of FameNobody Can Be You (short, long) ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1983. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Atlantic sleeve.)

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Steve Arrington's Hall Of FameSteve Arrington's Hall Of Fame I ... LP
Atlantic, 1983. Near Mint- ... $8.99
A great solo classic from Steve Arrington – who continued to make excellent music long after leaving Slave, thanks to records like this! The Hall Of Fame sound is almost a refinement of the earlier Slave groove – a bit more focused and stripped down for the 80s, with a definite ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, tracklist sticker, large name in marker, and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Art Of NoiseClose To The Edit (LP version, edit)/Beat Box ... 12-inch
Island, 1984. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Brilliant work! Would music ever be this great again? We're hard pressed to think so. Trevor Horn, fresh from his vamped-up work with Yes, hits the beat box with the Dudley, Horn, and Jeczalik team, and comes up with these crossover instrumental tunes that took a hip hop groove to the next level ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Island sleeve.)

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Art Of NoisePeter Gunn (extended, voc)/Something Always Happens ... 12-inch
Chrysalis, 1986. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Walter ArtiesPeace ... LP
BeeGee, Very Good+ ... $3.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with marker on the front & a sticker. Label has some marker.)

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ArtisticsI'm Gonna Miss You ... LP
Brunswick, 1967. Very Good ... $19.99
A really breakout moment for The Artistics – and the start of a really sublime run with the great Brunswick Records! The group had already broken a bit on Okeh a few years before – securing a top spot on the Chicago scene with their bouncy northern soul groove – a love of rhythm ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label promo. Cover has ring & edge wear, half split bottom seam, and some notes in pen on back.)

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AshaI'm Gonna Dance/Music Machine (Dedication To Studio 54) ... 12-inch
TK, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a TK Disco sleeve. Label has an ink stamp.)

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Ashford & SimpsonFound A Cure/You Always Could ... 12-inch
Warner, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
2 soaring cuts off their Stay Free LP, with Ashford & Simpson trading vocals over their patented sophisticated soul, that never loses it's nice dance floor oriented groove on the a-side, while "You Always Could" is one of their richly-produced ballads. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has BPM in pencil.)

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Ashford & SimpsonHigh Rise ... LP
Capitol, 1983. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Always-great work from the team of Ashford & Simpson – the kind of a record that has them at the top of their game, even though they'd changed their overall sound over the years! The vibe here is more in an 80s groove mode than some of the duo's Warner albums, but they've still got an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available High Rise ... CD 13.99

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Ashford & SimpsonIs It Still Good To Ya ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good ... $2.99
Ashford & Simpson don't need to ask at this point – their in full 70s soul stride here, and it's not good, it's great! By this point in the late 70s, Nick and Valerie are firmly holding the foreground as artists in their own right after many years of acting as songwriters for other soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)
Also available Is It Still Good To Ya ... CD 9.99

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Ashford & SimpsonMusical Affair ... LP
Warner, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Near-perfect work from Ashford & Simpson – really grooving in full powerhouse mode here, and never missing a beat! By all rights, the team should have run out of steam by this point, but the album's another winner from their sublime Warner years – caught in a unique space between ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available
Musical Affair (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 5.99
Musical Affair (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Ashford & SimpsonNobody Knows (double a-side promo) ... 12-inch
Warner, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Ashford & SimpsonSend It ... LP
Warner, 1977. Sealed ... $2.99
Excellent work from Ashford & Simpson – with some modern soul groovers that are among the best they ever did! The album includes their original reading of "Top Of The Stairs", a great sexy soul duet that was later done by Collins & Collins – and it's also got a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ashford & SimpsonSo So Satisfied ... LP
Warner, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Sublimely satisfying work from Ashford & Simpson – a stone killer from the height of their late 70s glory days on Warner Brothers! The pair are working together wonderfully at this point – wrapped up in that blend of upbeat soul and righteous undercurrents that made them a real cut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Ashford & SimpsonSolid ... LP
Capitol, 1984. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Darn solid work from Ashford & Simpson – one of the duo's biggest albums for Capitol Records, and a great set from their 80s run for the label! The groove here is a bit more heavy on keyboards and beats than before, but the pair still keep things plenty soulful with their positive, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Solid (plus bonus tracks) ... CD 6.99

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Ashford & SimpsonStay Free ... LP
Warner, 1979. Sealed ... $5.99
Great stuff! From Motown songwriters to world-class superstars, the trip was a well-deserved one for Valerie Simpson and Nick Ashford – and this album's perhaps their crowning achievement in sophisticated club soul! The record's got a great groove that offers a more soulful version of disco ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed, with original hype sticker! Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Ashford & SimpsonStreet Opera ... LP
Capitol, 1982. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Dang, these guys could never miss! Even in later years, Ashford and Simpson were still going strong – working here in a wonderfully mellow style that's as soulful for the moment as their mid 70s groovers were for that time. The album's got a sweet modern style that's pretty much in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)
Also available Street Opera ... CD 13.99

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Ashford & SimpsonTried, Tested & Found True (disco mix – double sided promo) ... 12-inch
Warner, 1976. Very Good ... $19.99
Rare promo only release of the soaring disco classic from the early days of Ashford & Simpson! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Andrew AshongAndrew Ashong EP – Special/Never Dreamed/Love The Way ... 12-inch
Which Way (UK), 2014. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $11.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Atlantic StarrYours Forever ... LP
A&M, 1983. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A groovy little classic from Atlantic Starr – and a great example of the group's wonderfully catchy way of hitting a groove! The music's never pop, but has some captivating hooks all the way through – sweet little bits mixed in with the funky soul approach of the ensemble – made ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a large name in marker on both sides.)

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AurraBaby Love (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Salsoul, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Salsoul sleeve.)

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AurraLittle Love ... LP
Salsoul, 1982. Near Mint- ... $5.99
The image on the cover is a great summation of the Aurra magic – a sweet blend of male and female vocals with plenty of soul – woven together in ways that are quite different from more cliched duet modes of earlier years! The grooves are at the center of the record – set out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, large name in marker, and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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AurraLive & Let Live ... LP
Salsoul, 1983. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Great grooves from Aurra – a group with a sound that's rooted in the late 70s funk of Slave, but which is given a whole new life at Salsoul by fearless leader Stephen Washington! The album's tight and right on the money at the very first note – heavy on bass, but not in a way that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Average White BandAverage White Band ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Average White BandPerson To Person ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
Their classic double live set from the mid 70s, and as tight a batch of grooves as you'll find on their studio albums! In fact, this one might even be tighter, as it's got a good set of classic tracks performed live, with a sound that's a little bit more uptight and open than the studio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Average White BandPut It Where You Want It ... LP
MCA, 1973. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Average White Band are most clearly associated with Atlantic Records during the 70s – and that label's genius move to record white soul acts for the crossover market – but this first album was recorded for MCA, and very much in the same vein as their later work. The record's not as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Average White BandWarmer Communications ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
In case you don't get the joke, the title's a play on the fact that Atlantic Records had just been acquired by Warner Communications – now fully a major label at the end of the 70s! That fact doesn't stop the album from being a good one, though – and AWB work here with Arif Mardin on a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersAfrica, Center Of The World ... LP
Polydor, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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. Cover has a large name in marker and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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Roy AyersFeeling Good ... LP
Polydor, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Stellar sounds from the great Roy Ayers – an early 80s album for Polydor, but a set that's still got the wonderfully tight, wonderfully groovy feel of his late 70s albums for the label! Roy's really perfected his sense of balance by this time – and does a great job of balancing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersLet's Do It ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Pure magic from the height of Roy Ayers' classic 70s run on Polydor – a record that's filled with warm, jazzy grooves – all served up in that unique style that Roy was forging at the time! The album perfectly balances dancefloor tracks with mellower numbers – stepping out one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed innner sleeve. Cover has some marker on front.)

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Roy AyersLifeline ... LP
Polydor, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
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
(Cover has some wear, marker, and an index sticker.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersRed Black & Green ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Seminal early funk work from Roy Ayers! The record catches him at that perfect point when he was turning from a straight jazz player into a sinister force in 70s funk – and the group on the session includes super-hip soul jazz giants like Charles Tolliver, Sonny Fortune, and Harry Whitaker, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersTear To A Smile ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Very Good- ... $16.99
One of the best early soul albums by Roy Ayers! Roy's working here with Dee Dee Bridgewater, Edwin Birdsong, William Allen, Harry Whitaker, and other hip players – a perfect crew to forge Roy's unique blend of jazz and soul. This is perhaps the first record to really have Roy stretching out ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersVibrations ... LP
Polydor, 1976. Very Good ... $14.99
One of Roy Ayers' greatest albums of the 70s – a set that tightens up the groove from previous Polydor productions, yet still keeps all the soul intact! The record picks up the style begun with the Mystic Voyage album, and pushes it to some slightly tighter territory – a more focused ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an index sticker & some marker.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersVirgo Red ... LP
Polydor, 1973. Very Good ... $24.99
A great little album from Roy Ayers – a very funky record that's almost all instrumental all the way through! The sound is a bit in the vein of Roy's Live At Montreux set – but funkier overall, thanks to some very heavy rhythms on the bottom – and an approach to the tunes that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear, with a partially split top seam, sticker remnant)

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✨✧ Roy AyersYou Might Be Surprised ... LP
Columbia, 1985. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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AzymuthMaracana/Dear Limmertz ... 12-inch
Milestone, 1980. Near Mint- ... $49.99
A rare promo pressing of these two excellent Brazilian jazz dance numbers, but with a strong modern flavor that keeps them perennial favorites on the stepper's scene here in Chicago, and on jazz funk dance floors elsewhere! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Fantasy sleeve, with a large name in marker and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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Baby RayWhere Soul Lives ... LP
Imperial, 1967. Sealed ... $6.99
Obscure bluesy soul, recorded for Imperial, but sounding more like something that should have been on their Minit subsidiary. Oddly, there's no picture of Baby Ray on the cover, leaving us to find him even more mysterious than before – especially since we've never seen any other records by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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BabyfaceFace 2 Face ... LP
Arista, 2001. Near Mint- 2LP ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric insert. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Badder Than Evil/Barbara Mason/New BirthGordon's War ... LP
Buddah, 1973. Sealed (reissue)... $9.99
A brilliant funky soundtrack – with great work from a number of different artists! The Buddah soul stable came out in full force for this soundtrack, including Harvy Fuqua, The New Birth, Barbara Mason, and Horace Ott – as well as the little known group Badder Than Evil! They play on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue pressing.)

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Philip BaileyChildren Of The Ghetto/Photogenic Memory ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Philip BaileyChinese Wall ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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
(Still in the shrink, including the printed inner sleeve.)

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Philip BaileyContinuation ... LP
Columbia, 1983. Near Mint- ... $1.99
An 80s soul classic from Philip Bailey – stepping out here from Earth Wind & Fire in a set that has him sparkling strongly as a solo act! The vocals still have that trademark Bailey sound – a wonderful range that's never overdone, and which seems to shine especially well on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a spot of sticker residue & a promo stamp.)

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Philip BaileyThank You (extended version, acapella version, inst)/All Soldiers ... 12-inch
A&M, 1986. Sealed (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole.)

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Philip BaileyTriumph ... LP
A&M, 1986. Sealed ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hype sticker and price sticker remnants.)

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✨✧ Anita BakerRapture ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 is still in the shrinkwrap with a hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Anita BakerSongstress ... LP
Beverly Glen, 1983. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $3.99
From the female singer in the obscure group Chapter 8, Anita went onto become one of the biggest selling soul music acts during the 80s – and this album's her first effort as a solo act. The record's a smooth sophisticated batch of soul tunes, with lots of nice jazzy touches, and a classy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a large name in marker on all sides. Label has some pen.)

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✨✧ LaVern BakerHer Greatest Recordings ... LP
Atco, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued seam, cutout notch, and light wear.)

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✨✧ LaVern BakerPrecious Memories – LaVern Baker Sings Gospel ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Very Good ... $24.99
Atlantic's great early soul singer delivers some fairly traditional tunes in her own gutsy R&B style. Precious Memories features LaVern singing 12 gospel tunes like "Didn't It Rain", "Too Close", "Without A God", "Touch Me, Lord Jesus", and "Journey ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Ron BanksTruly Bad ... LP
Columbia, 1983. Very Good+ ... $14.99
One of the original Dramatics, singer Ron Banks strikes out here on his own – a slept on gem from the early 80s! The set's in a similar modern soul mode to LJ Reynolds, who also worked with him in the group, and was having a bit of a solo career of his own at the time. It's got sort of a D-T ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in marker on the front.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysLight Of Life ... LP
Mercury, 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Proof that even a move to a major label couldn't keep the Bar-Kays down – as the group are working here in a great groove that's wider, fresher, and stronger overall than any of their Stax albums! Sure, the whole thing's not guitar-based funk all the way through, but the group are also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a large name in marker and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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Bar-KaysShine/Give It Up ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1978. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $11.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Cover has a large name in marker and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysToo Hot To Stop ... LP
Mercury, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A pivotal album from The Bar-Kays – a key post-Stax set, but one that's still very firmly grounded in Memphis funk! The groove definitely shows a bit more polish than before – the same sort of shift the Ohio Players made after moving to Mercury Records – but as with the Players ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the horizontal text cover, with a large name in marker on both sides, some pen, and light wear. Labels have some pen.)

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Sandy BarberBest Is Yet To Come ... LP
Olde Worlde, 1977. Very Good ... $29.99
A great little record that's really grown strongly over the years – issued in the mid 70s to almost no notice at all, but a set that's gotten plenty of attention from crate-diggers, club-goers, and collectors over the past few decades! Sandy Barber's got a hell of a voice – singing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker spot & some wear.)

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James BardenTheme From Judas/Thirty Pieces Of Silver ... 12-inch
House Top, 1978. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Barenaked Ladies & The PersuasionsLadies & Gentlemen ... LP
Raisin', 2017. Sealed 2LP ... $11.99
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Barons, Dominoes, Queenettes, & OthersRoots – Rhythm & Blues ... LP
Folkways, 1966. Very Good ... $24.99
A weird little album from the Folkways label – one that features a bunch of 50s-sounding R&B tracks, but packaged almost in an ethnographic style – as if commercial American music was being examined from an outside scientific source! Given that the date of the album is 1966, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BarrabasBarrabas ... LP
Atco, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
Although Barrabas began their career mostly as a soulful rock band, by this album, they're sort of heading in an uptempo funky club style – not really funk, or disco, but kind of an early blend of both, along with some of their older rock leanings. The record includes the funky tracks "S ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Spanish gatefold pressing on Ariola with the title "!Solidad A Barrabas!".)

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BarrabasDesperately/Broadway Star ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Atlantic/Atco Disco sleeve.)

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✨✧ BarrabasHeart Of The City ... LP
Atco, 1975. Near Mint- ... $6.99
It must have cost Barrabas plenty to make the heart-shaped manhole on the cover of this album – but given the sound of the grooves, the money was well worth it! The set's a fair bit tighter than their earliest work from Spain – but also a great direction for their styles – one ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Ray BarrettoEye Of The Beholder ... LP
Atlantic/Fania, 1977. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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

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Keith BarrowPhysical Attraction ... LP
CBS, 1978. Very Good ... $1.99
A great secular set from Keith Barrow – a singer who started in gospel, but who's always been best-remembered for this modern soul gem from the 70s! Keith's got a great range to his vocals – one you can hear right from the start, as he dips and soars effortlessly with a quality that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has flaking on the opening that is lined with clear tape.)

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John Barry/Donna SummerDeep – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Well, it's not Jaws – but it's still pretty darn groovy – a very cool set of tracks that features some long, lush orchestrations from the great John Barry – plus some sublime disco sounds from Donna Summer! The first half of the record features Barry's extended "Return To ... (Soundtracks, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing, including the poster.)

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Shirley BasseyShirley Bassey Is Really Something ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Joe BataanLing Ching Tong (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Salsoul, 1981. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Not the famous "Ling Ching Tong" tune of doo wop fame, but a new track by Joe from his Latin disco years. The track's got a Salsoul type beat, but Joe's sticking to his Latin soul approach with the lyrics – despite the modern sound of the production and backings. Marty Sheller ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Salsoul sleeve.)

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BB & Q Band(I'm A) Dreamer (long, dub, short, Shep's Dream version) ... 12-inch
Elektra/Pretty Pearl, 1986. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Elektra sleeve.)

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✨✧ BB & Q BandAll Night Long ... LP
Capitol, 1982. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A great album of bass-heavy 80s groove tracks – and the second release by the oft-overlooked BB&Q Band! The record mixes up some nice keyboards with a spacey early breakdance sound, and they sound great over the group's tight rhythm, and surprisingly soulful vocals. The band was one of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BB & Q BandGenie (voc, dance mix) ... 12-inch
Cooltempo (UK), 1985. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $4.99
"Genie" is the title track of their last album – and a number that bubbles and percolates nicely – mellower than their club cuts, but with a seductively soulful feel, especially on the vocals! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a hype sticker and index label.)

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BB & Q BandMain Attraction (finest remix)/Minutes Away ... 12-inch
Break (Netherlands), 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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BB & Q BandSix Million Times ... LP
Capitol, 1983. Very Good ... $9.99
One of the more obscure albums cut by the BB&Q Band – but a great little set that has them still grooving wonderfully in that 80s-styled mixture of keyboards and bass that they virtually helped to invent! The tracks here follow heavily in the "On The Beat" mode – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, large name in marker, and some pen. Labels have some pen.)

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Willis Earl BealNoctunes ... LP
Tender Loving Empire, 2013. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Carl BeanI Was Born This Way (original, better days version, club) ... 12-inch
Next Plateau, 1985. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A wonderful disco groover, reissued by Next Plateau in the 80s, but originally recorded for Motown in 1977 by Carl Bean, who we think never got a chance to issue a full album for the label! The real strength of the cut lies with Norman Harris – who produced the cut with a warm bubbling ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Next Plateau sleeve.)
 
 



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