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AfterbachMatinee ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1981. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
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 CD

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Alice ArthurNatural 10 ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $2.99
(Comedy/Spoken, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Roy AyersI'm The One ... CD
Columbia, 1987. Used ... Out Of Stock
A late 80s effort for Columbia from the legendary Roy Ayers – his third and final album for the label from the early-to-mid 80s – a time that found Roy applying his classic smooth, jazzy soul style to a more profoundly modern vibe – and it works as well on this set as it did on ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Roy AyersYou Might Be Surprised (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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 CD

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Philip BaileyChinese Wall ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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.)

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Philip BaileyI Know (extended dance version)/The Good Guy's Supposed To Get The Girls ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1983. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Philip BaileyInside Out ... CD
Columbia, 1986. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Philip Bailey hits a great groove here – working with Nile Rodgers, who gives him a lean, clean sound that works perfectly with his vocals! The sound is a nice change from the direction Bailey was heading in previously – a return to the focused soul of the later Earth Wind & Fire ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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BallinjackBallinjack ... LP
Columbia, 1970. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Includes the excellent "Found A Child". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ron BanksTruly Bad ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. Used ... $7.99
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 CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Regina BelleAll By Myself ... CD
Columbia, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
All By Myself is Regina Belle's debut, a nice mix of dancefloor soul and ballads. The blend of period production touches – keys & synths, in particular – with live instrumentation is excellent, in part thanks to great studio players like Dexter Wansel and Pablo Batista – but ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Regina BelleShow Me The Way – The Columbia Anthology ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great collection of work from Regina Belle – one that features a number of remixes, singles, and collaborations – as well as the album tracks that made her one of the most rock-solid female soul singers at the end of the 80s! At some level, Regina's a singer from another time – ... read more CD

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✨✧ BeyonceDangerously In Love ... LP
Columbia, 2003. Very Good- 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves, which are worn. Cover has stickers with BPM on back.)

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Big MaybelleBig Maybelle – The Okeh Sessions ... LP
Okeh/Columbia, Mid 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A bit blues, a bit jazz – and a singer with a style unto her own – the amazing Big Maybelle, one of the greatest artists to record for Okeh Records in the 50s! This well-done collection pulls together every single Maybelle recorded for the R&B powerhouse back in the day – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Blood Sweat & TearsBlood Sweat & Tears ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
A stone classic from Blood Sweat & Tears – and a record that went onto have a tremendous impact in jazz, rock, funk, and soul! The group's format is plenty darn famous – adding a lot of horns to hip riffing grooves – but despite countless plays on oldies stations over the ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing, matrix ending in 1J. Side 2 label has some red marker. Cover has some surface wear and a name in marker on back.)

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Patrick BootheNever Knew Love Like This Before (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1982. Very Good ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Bonnie BramlettSweet Bonnie Bramlett ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Blue eyed southern soul from Bonnie Bramlett – recorded in LA, but with a sound that's much more in keeping with Muscle Shoals! There's no real reason for this sound – no hidden producer or arranger from the southern indie scene who helped make the record hipper than usual – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BrickWaiting On You (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1980. Used ... $8.99
An overlooked killer from Brick – the group's fourth album, but every bit as tight and funkier as earlier sets! Brick's Atlanta-bred groove is very much in place here – that lean, mean approach to funk that made them a standout right from the get-go – almost setting the scene for ... read more CD

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Leon BridgesGood Thing (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Columbia, 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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BT ExpressEnergy To Burn ... LP
Columbia/Roadshow, 1976. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A killer set that's extremely well-titled – as BT Express were one of the hottest ensemble funk acts of their time! The groove here is definitely aimed at a more disco-oriented dancefloor than before – but the overall sound is plenty funky enough for our ears – thanks to some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Quadraphonic pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)
Also available Energy To Burn (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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BT ExpressFunction At The Junction (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Octave (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99
Heavy funk and super-tight horns – all wrapped up in the kind of a groove that made BT Express one of the hottest club acts of the 70s! The group are at the height of their powers here – working with excellent arrangements from Carlos Ward – a jazzman at heart, and a talent who ... read more CD

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BT ExpressKeep it Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Octave (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
Great later work from BT Express – a record with a sound that's cleaner, leaner, and more stripped-down than some of their earlier records! The style here is still the same as before – mostly soul aimed at the dancefloor, served up with a tremendous sense of bottom rhythm – but ... read more CD

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BT ExpressShout! ... LP
Roadshow/Columbia, 1977. Very Good ... $3.99
An overlooked gem from BT Express – the group's 5th album, but still very much in the tightly-crafted ensemble mode of earlier years! The guitar and bass interplay on the set is amazing – handled by arranger/guitarist Billy Nichols, with a chromatic edge that really brings a lot of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has surface wear and a promo stamp.)

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Vernon BurchWhen I Get Back Home (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1977. Used ... $4.99
One of the coolest, grooviest albums ever from Vernon Burch – an overlooked 70s soul genius who worked with countless others in the decade, and cut a handful of gems on his own! The set may well be Vernon's best, as it's got this really wonderful approach that mixes funky elements, jazzy ... read more CD

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✨✧ Chambers BrothersTime Has Come ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of the biggest albums ever from The Chambers Brothers – a set that helped them cross over big into the mainstream – shaking off their previous folksy roots with a rumbling approach to psychedelic soul! The record's got a much heavier groove than any of the group's previous work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing with white text.)

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Stanley ClarkeI Wanna Play For You ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A wickedly funky album from Stanley Clarke – perhaps his most fully-formed album of the Columbia years, and a set that really brings together his jazz and soul styles! There's a definite R&B vibe going on, but it's also one that's still quite heavy on bass work from Stanley – a ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Epic. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Cassius Clay (Muhammad Ali)I Am The Greatest (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great little record – and proof that Muhammad Ali was star material, even in his early years! The record is kind of in the spoken word mode – but has added music by Peter Katz – and features Ali delivering some of his famous poetic "zinger" type material, of the sort ... (Comedy/Spoken, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ George Clinton & OthersSix Degrees Of P-Funk – The Best Of George Clinton & His Funk Family ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Post Funkadelic and Parliament work from George Clinton – an assortment of tracks from a variety of Columbia and Sony-related albums by artists who include Sweat Band, Mutiny, Junie, Bootsy Collins, Mico Wave, Philippe Wynne, and the P-Funk All-Stars! Most of the material here has an early ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Crack Of DawnCrack Of Dawn ... LP
Columbia (Canada), 1976. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
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(Cover has some light marks from tape removal and faded marker on front.)

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✨✧ Andre CymoneAC (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1985. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The best of a handful of albums that the one-time Prince bassist put out in the early 80s – a record that made a splash via the great Prince-penned "The Dance Electric" – possibly a blessing and a curse for AC, as Prince was so huge at the time that the record going public was ... read more CD
(Out of print – and still sealed!)
Also available AC (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Andre CymoneAC (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1985. Used ... $9.99
The best of a handful of albums that the one-time Prince bassist put out in the early 80s – a record that made a splash via the great Prince-penned "The Dance Electric" – possibly a blessing and a curse for AC, as Prince was so huge at the time that the record going public was ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Andre CymoneLipstick Lover (radio, club) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Andre CymoneSatisfaction (voc, dub, edited version) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1985. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a streak of marker.)

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✨✧ D TrainIn Your Eyes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1988. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A later effort from James D-Train Williams, but still plenty darn great – and proof that his groove was still one of the strongest in 80s soul music! The style of the set follows from Williams' best earlier work – a bit of bounce at the bottom of most of the tracks, but never too much ... read more CD

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✨✧ D TrainMiracles Of The Heart (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1986. Used ... Out Of Stock
James D-Train Williams' first album for a major label – and a really great follow-up to the indie success of his initial recordings for Prelude Records! The style here is very similar to the clubby grooves of D-Train's earlier sides – thanks to strong keyboards, production, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Terence Trent D'ArbyIntroducing The Hardline According To Terence Trent D'Arby ... CD
Columbia, 1987. Used ... Just Sold Out!
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✨✧ Terence Trent D'ArbyDo You Love Me Like You Say – The Very Best Of Terence Trent D'Arby ... CD
Columbia, Late 80s/Early 90s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Neo Soul, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Betty DavisColumbia Years – 1968/1969 ... CD
Light In The Attic/Columbia, Late 60s. Used ... $19.99
A soul and funk fan's dream come true – never-heard recordings by the legendary Betty Davis, done for Columbia Records a few years before her debut album! At the time, Betty was hanging with Miles Davis, and turning him onto the sounds of fuzzy funk – and Miles actually produced these ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tyrone DavisDo You Feel It? – The Real Soul Of Tyrone Davis ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
Some of our favorite work ever from Tyrone Davis – a massive compilation of his post-Dakar work for Columbia Records! Although Davis first rose to fame on the earlier label, we love his work from this second stretch even more – as Tyrone really changed up his game a lot, and moved past ... read more CD

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Tyrone DavisGive It Up (Turn It Loose) – The Very Best Of The Columbia Years ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $4.99 7.99
Tyrone Davis on Columbia Records – an incredible combination that makes for music that's quite different than Davis' earlier years on the Dakar label! At Columbia, Tyrone turned his bluesy groove onto a much more sophisticated sound – a smooth-stepping, mellow mature style that was ... read more CD

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✨✧ Tyrone DavisI Just Can't Keep On Going ... CD
Columbia/Elemental (France), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Tyrone Davis the mellow master – still going strong into the 80s! The album's an overlooked gem from Tyrone's years at Columbia Records – a time when he was changing up his style a bit, and really finding a great new groove – a way of getting past some of the overdone modes of ... read more CD
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ Willie DixonI Am The Blues ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
A long-overdue recognition of the blues contributions of Willie Dixon – a set that pulls him out of the indie ghetto and pushes him firmly into the mainstream with this key release on Columbia Records! Yet despite that placement, the style is nicely down home – a strong recreation of ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Willie DixonI Am The Blues ... LP
Columbia, 1970. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A long-overdue recognition of the blues contributions of Willie Dixon – a set that pulls him out of the indie ghetto and pushes him firmly into the mainstream with this key release on Columbia Records! Yet despite that placement, the style is nicely down home – a strong recreation of ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a small peeled spot at the bottom.)

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✨✧ Charles EarlandComin To You Live/Earland's Jam/Street Themes (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Robinsongs (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A trio of great albums from organist Charles Earland – presented here with great bonus tracks too! First up is Comin To You Live – one of Charles Earland's sweet albums from his years at Columbia Records – done in a mode that's much more R&B than his earliest work, but in a ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Charles EarlandEarland's Street Themes (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A great little groover from keyboardist Charles Earland – and an album that definitely lives up to its title! There's plenty of street sounds going on here – lots of modern R&B modes that echo the changing styles of early 80s soul music, especially on the east coast! And as part ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireAll 'N All ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Genius, pure genius! It was hard for Earth, Wind & Fire to go wrong at this point – and the album's a stellar blend of jazz, funk, and soul, all done in that perfect style they'd hit by the mid 70s. And even though this one was a monster album, of the type that you see in everyone's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve, and poster! Cover has a partially unglued top seam.)
Also available All 'N All (with bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireAll 'N All (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1977. New Copy ... $4.99 7.99
Genius, pure genius! It was hard for Earth, Wind & Fire to go wrong at this point – and the album's a stellar blend of jazz, funk, and soul, all done in that perfect style they'd hit by the mid 70s. And even though this one was a monster album, of the type that you see in everyone's ... read more CD

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Earth Wind & FireBest Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia, Mid 70s. Used ... $1.99
Fantastic stuff through and through – and almost a "best of" best of collection from the 70s! The album's a key illustration of the genius of Earth Wind & Fire on Columbia Records – because by the time the set was released in 1978, most of the tracks were already well-know ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Earth Wind & FireBest Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol 2 ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s. Used ... $0.99
A great little album of tracks by one of the 70s greatest soul groups – featuring material from mostly their late 70s years at Columbia, plus a few other ringers thrown into mix it up a bit. Features the slow jam classic "After The Love Is Gone", the disco groover "Boogie ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol 2 ... CD 2.99

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Earth Wind & FireBest Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol 2 ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s. Used ... $2.99
A great little album of tracks by one of the 70s greatest soul groups – featuring material from mostly their late 70s years at Columbia, plus a few other ringers thrown into mix it up a bit. Features the slow jam classic "After The Love Is Gone", the disco groover "Boogie ... read more CD
Also available Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol 2 ... CD 0.99

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireBoogie Wonderland (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Columbia, Late 70s. Very Good+ (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
"Boogie Wonderland" was EWF's biiiiiig jammer with vocals by The Emotions – a huge hit for years, both on radio and the dancefloors! Nice here in an instrumental version too! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireElectric Universe (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title's no joke, as Earth Wind & Fire are definitely part of the electric universe of early 80s Columbia Records – the galaxy that also includes Herbie Hancock during his electro years! As a result, there's a lot more keyboards and electric rhythms in the set than before – a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireFaces ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The genius of Earth Wind & Fire knows no bounds – and even on this double-length set, the group keep up their groove tremendously! The 2LP scope of Faces might make it seem like an ambitious enterprise, but it's really just an overstuffed package that tries to contain all the genius the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing, including the printed inner sleeves and poster! Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Earth Wind & FireGratitude ... CD
Columbia, 1975. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
Great stuff! Although a live album, Gratitude is one of Earth Wind & Fire's greatest from the mid 70s – a very tight batch of grooves that proves that Maurice White & Co. could play just as well on stage as they could in the studio – and the noise of the crowd going wild is ... read more CD

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireGratitude ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great stuff! Although a live album, Gratitude is one of Earth Wind & Fire's greatest from the mid 70s – a very tight batch of grooves that proves that Maurice White & Co. could play just as well on stage as they could in the studio – and the noise of the crowd going wild is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has light surface wear.)
Also available Gratitude ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireHead To The Sky ... LP
Columbia, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A tremendously beautiful album – and a righteous anthem of power and growth that seems to open itself up to us more and more over the years! Earth Wind & Fire are at their height here – mixing together soul and funk with a set of influences that includes African percussion and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the inner sleeve.)

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Earth Wind & FireI Am ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A megahit album from Earth Wind & Fire – a record that spawned 2 of their biggest numbers ever – the mellow classic "After The Love Has Gone", and the club classic "Boogie Wonderland"! The rest of the album is equally great to follow in the strength of those two ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Earth Wind & FireLast Days & Time ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
Earth Wind & Fire's first album for Columbia Records – the start of a really legendary run during the 70s! The sound here is a bit tighter than their first two for Warner Brothers – a groove that has funk and soul taking a bit more precedence over the jazz of their roots – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some minor splitting.)

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireRaise! ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
Earth Wind & Fire hits the 80s – and never misses a beat! Turns out that the group's older style of jazzy funk was a perfect fit for the boogie-styled rhythms of the post-disco era – heard here on the megahit "Let's Groove", and followed up by a beautiful batch of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireSpirit ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Very Good ... $5.99
A big hit for the group – and a great album of smooth funky soul! Spirit is a perfect example of the way that Earth Wind & Fire could tighten things up, yet still keep them real – holding onto the deeply spiritual side that first made them great – but also focusing their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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EmotionsCome Into Our World ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
The sweet Emotions at the top of their game – one of the brilliant albums that has the soulful trio working hand in hand with Earth Wind & Fire! The girls were plenty great in their early years, but working with Maurice White and company, they really took off – hitting a whole new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)
Also available Come Into Our World (with bonus tracks) ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ EmotionsCome Into Our World (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), 1979. Used ... $18.99
The sweet Emotions at the top of their game – one of the brilliant albums that has the soulful trio working hand in hand with Earth Wind & Fire! The girls were plenty great in their early years, but working with Maurice White and company, they really took off – hitting a whole new ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Come Into Our World ... LP 4.99

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✨✧ EmotionsDon't Ask My Neighbors – The Columbia/Arc Recordings (Flowers/Rejoice/Sunbeam/Come Into Our World/New Affair/bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing box set – five full albums of material, plus lots of bonus tracks too! First up is Flowers – a soaring classic from The Emotions – thanks to some supreme help from the Earth Wind & Fire side of the soul spectrum! This set has the trio really sounding great – ... read more CD

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✨✧ EmotionsFlowers ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A soaring classic from The Emotions – thanks to some supreme help from the Earth Wind & Fire side of the soul spectrum! This set has the trio really sounding great – with Kalimba Productions by Maurice White and Charles Stepney – and a good deal of EWF help on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ EmotionsFlowers (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A soaring classic from The Emotions – thanks to some supreme help from the Earth Wind & Fire side of the soul spectrum! This set has the trio really sounding great – with Kalimba Productions by Maurice White and Charles Stepney – and a good deal of EWF help on the ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ EmotionsNew Affair ... CD
Columbia/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Post-disco work from The Emotions – breaking free a bit here from the Earth Wind & Fire influence, and grooving nicely with a sweet 80s feel! The girls' voices are still quite wonderful – some of the deepest harmonies in the female soul world at the time – and the tunes kick ... read more CD
Also available New Affair ... LP 3.99

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EmotionsNew Affair ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Post-disco work from The Emotions – breaking free a bit here from the Earth Wind & Fire influence, and grooving nicely with a sweet 80s feel! The girls' voices are still quite wonderful – some of the deepest harmonies in the female soul world at the time – and the tunes kick ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ EmotionsRejoice ... CD
Columbia, 1977. Used ... $5.99
A huge hit for both The Emotions and Maurice White – whose Kalimba Productions handled this album in the same hit mode they'd been using for Earth Wind & Fire! There's a polished, soaring bounce her that definitely shows the Earth Wind & Fire touch – and which takes the girls ... read more CD

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✨✧ EmotionsRejoice (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A huge hit for both The Emotions and Maurice White – whose Kalimba Productions handled this album in the same hit mode they'd been using for Earth Wind & Fire! There's a polished, soaring bounce her that definitely shows the Earth Wind & Fire touch – and which takes the girls ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl!)
Also available Rejoice ... CD 5.99

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EmotionsSunbeam ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $8.99
A great little album from The Emotions – largely because it sounds a lot like prime mid 70s Earth Wind & Fire, with female vocals added over the top – ultimately, pulling away with a soulful charm all its own! Maurice White produced the whole set, and it's got a soaring spacey ... read more CD
Also available Sunbeam ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ EmotionsSunbeam ... CD
Columbia, 1978. Used ... $8.99
A great little album from The Emotions – largely because it sounds a lot like prime mid 70s Earth Wind & Fire, with female vocals added over the top – ultimately, pulling away with a soulful charm all its own! Maurice White produced the whole set, and it's got a soaring spacey ... read more CD
(Out of print original US pressing.)
Also available Sunbeam ... CD 8.99

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Fania All StarsQue Pasa – The Best Of The Fania All Stars ... CD
Columbia, Late 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Some of the best of the best of The Fania All Stars – magical music from that short stint when the combo were recording for Columbia Records in the late 70s! While at Columbia, the group grew even more than the styles of their roots at the Fania label – picking up some hipper touches ... (Latin, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Fania All-StarsRhythm Machine ... CD
Columbia/Discos 605, 1977. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the proudest moments of the New York Latin underground – a time when some of its best players wound up playing for Columbia, through a brief affiliation between Fania and the larger label! And although you might think that the album would totally sell out the group's best points, it's ... (Latin, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Rhythm Machine ... LP 16.99

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Fania All-StarsRhythm Machine ... LP
Columbia/Fania, 1977. Near Mint- ... $16.99
One of the proudest moments of the New York Latin underground – a time when some of its best players wound up playing for Columbia, through a brief affiliation between Fania and the larger label! And although you might think that the album would totally sell out the group's best points, it's ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, still in the shrink with hype sticker.)

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Maynard FergusonHot ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Full on disco grooving from Maynard – a fact that's apparent from the album's first cut – "Rocky II Disco"! The track takes off from Bill Conti's original Rocky theme with a nice kind of funky soundtrack approach – leaving room for a tenor sax solo, and featuring some ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ronnie FosterLove Satellite ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1978. Used ... $19.99
Wicked late 70s work from Ronnie Foster – a rare Columbia outing that's arguably better than his earlier sides for Blue Note! There's more of a soul vibe than before in the music – but in a way that's really foregrounded, and without some of the back/forth wavering that Foster had in ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinElectrifying Aretha Franklin ... LP
Columbia, 1962. Very Good ... $19.99
Pretty great stuff by Aretha – despite what the pro-Atlantic Records books say! The record is one of the first she cut with John Hammond at Columbia, and although it's not in the classic soul mode of the Atlantic sessions, it's a darn nice batch of bluesy jazz tracks that would still stand ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing. Cover has light wear and half split seams.)

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinIn The Beginning – The World Of Aretha Franklin 1960 to 1967 ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet overview of the early years of Aretha Franklin's career – her formative days at Columbia Records, when she was working in a variety of styles before heading over to bigger fame at Atlantic! Even at this early stage, Aretha's one hell of a singer – and, despite what folks who ... read more CD
Also available In The Beginning – The World Of Aretha Franklin 1960 to 1967 ... LP 6.99

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinIn The Beginning – The World Of Aretha Franklin 1960 to 1967 ... LP
Columbia, 1960s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
A sweet overview of the early years of Aretha Franklin's career – her formative days at Columbia Records, when she was working in a variety of styles before heading over to bigger fame at Atlantic! Even at this early stage, Aretha's one hell of a singer – and, despite what folks who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge and ring wear.)

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinRunnin' Out Of Fools ... LP
Columbia, 1964. Very Good+ ... $7.99
The birth of Aretha Franklin's soulful sound – a real change from the jazzier sound of her first two albums for Columbia, and a set that really shows some great sides of her talents! Arrangements are by Belford Hendricks, who creates an uptown-styled sort of sound – one that has fuller ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Columbia Special Products pressing.)

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinTake A Look ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most deeply soulful of Aretha's Columbia albums – and a record that really has her opening up in a hard-hitting style! Some tracks still have a bit of a jazzy flourish, almost in a Gloria Lynne or Esther Phillips approach, but overall the whole album's got a style that prefaces ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(CSP pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinTake It Like You Give It ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Aretha Franklin belts it out nicely on this one – stepping out with even more of a hard soul style than before, in a record that's a great close to her early years on Columbia Records! Arrangements are by Belford Hendricks and Clyde Otis – the latter of whom is clearly responsible for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light staining on the back.)

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Aretha FranklinTender Moving Swinging Aretha Franklin ... LP
Columbia, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $14.99
Hip stuff from Aretha's early years – mostly jazzy, and sung to arrangements by Robert Mersey. Tracks are mostly standards – including "Don't Cry Baby", "Try A Little Tenderness", "Just For A Thrill", "God Bless The Child", "How Deep Is The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram EU Wax Time pressing.)

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Rodney FranklinIn The Center ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Wonderful keyboard work from the amazing Rodney Franklin – a player who sounds equally great on acoustic and electric piano! This album does a wonderful job of mixing them both – showing Rodney's more sensitive side on a few acoustic numbers, but then really taking off in a much more ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a tracklist sticker, a promo stamp, and light wear.)

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✨✧ Rodney FranklinIn The Center/You'll Never Know/Rodney Franklin/Endless Flight (bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Four soulful fusion classics from keyboardist Rodney Franklin – all together in a single set! First up is In The Center – wonderful keyboard work from the amazing Rodney Franklin – a player who sounds equally great on acoustic and electric piano! This album does a wonderful job ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Rodney FranklinIt Takes Two ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Sealed ... $2.99
A bit late in Rodney's classic years for Columbia, but still pretty darn nice – although certainly much more of a soul album than before! A fair number of the tracks here have standout lyrics – sung by Brenda Russell, Philip Ingram, Frank Musker, and even Franklin himself – but ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front.)

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✨✧ Rodney FranklinLearning To Love ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rodney Franklin's learning to love – and he's learning to groove, too – by adding in just a bit more vocals to his music than before, but still holding onto all the best keyboard strengths of the past! Franklin was really one of the leading lights of the Columbia Records jazz scene of ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rodney FranklinLearning To Love/Marathon/Skydance/It Takes Two ... CD
Columbia/Robinsongs (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A soulful keyboard maestro – served up here on four 80s albums for Columbia Records! First up is Learning To Love – a set in which Rodney Franklin adds in just a bit more vocals to his music than before, but still holding onto all the best keyboard strengths of the past! Franklin was ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Rodney FranklinMarathon ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1984. Used ... Out Of Stock
Great keyboard work from Rodney Franklin – an artist who was well-trained in the best 70s fusion modes, and really knew how to keep things real on an 80s groover like this! The set's got less acoustic touches than on previous Franklin albums, but the sound is still plenty soulful throughout ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Rodney FranklinRodney Franklin ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Tremendous work from Rodney Franklin – one of our favorite soulful fusion players from the end of the 70s! The album's a keyboard delight through and through – and Rodney plays both acoustic and electric piano, often on the same track – which creates this nicely expanded sound ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Rodney FranklinRodney Franklin/You'll Never Know ... CD
Columbia/Superbird (UK), 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tremendous work from Rodney Franklin – one of our favorite soulful fusion players of the era – and 2 albums back-to-back! The Rodney Franklin album is a keyboard delight through and through – and Rodney plays both acoustic and electric piano, often on the same track – which ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Rodney FranklinSkydance ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1985. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great example of why we always reach for our Rodney Franklin records time and time again over the years – as there's few other players who could serve up a blend of soul and jazz this well! The album's got a great balance of electric and acoustic, that instantly-warm style that Franklin ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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Rodney FranklinYou'll Never Know ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Fully-formed genius from the amazing Rodney Franklin – one of the best keyboard stars to emerge from the late 70s scene! Franklin's got a great talent for balancing influences from jazz and soul in ways that are similar to contemporaries George Duke and Bobby Lyle – and like both of ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Gary's GangKeep On Dancin' ... LP
SAM/Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A clubby classic from the enigmatic Gary's Gang – a group who scored a big disco hit with the title track of this album, a unique groove that features some weird keyboard and synth touches – alongside some surprisingly great percussion at the bottom! The group effortlessly mix electric ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner and index labels with BPM.)

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✨✧ Gary's GangKeep On Dancin/Do It At The Disco ... 12-inch
SAM/Columbia, 1978. Very Good ... $3.99
One of the better singles from Gary's Gang – pop disco, to be sure, but still some nice stuff! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Benny GolsonKiller Joe ... LP
Columbia, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic album from tenor legend Benny Golson – one in which he reinvents his sound for the 70s, but still keeps all the tight sense of arrangement we loved in his earlier work! Benny's going for a funky jazz groove on most cuts – a bit clubby, in a Kudu Records mode – with a ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Nina HagenFearless ... LP
Columbia, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A strange and ultimately very fun set from Nina Hagen circa '83 – with production by Giorgio Morodor that's clearly geared towards an 80s mainstream club soul sound – and the record turns out to be all the weirder because of it! Nina's vocals are as anti-pop as they come, and Morodor's ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Herbie HancockFeets Don't Fail Me Now ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good- ... $3.99
Sweet keyboard grooves from Herbie Hancock – and a set that has him taking up some of the territory of younger players he'd inspired – like Bobby Lyle, Webster Lewis, or Rodney Franklin! There's a fair bit of soul in the mix here, including some great work on vocoder – blended in ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a thin stain at the spine and a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Herbie HancockFuture Shock (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The future is now! Or at least it seemed to be back in 1983 when Herbie teamed up with Bill Laswell to record this classic album of computer-driven keyboard grooves! Whatever you might think of the music, the record was a genius move for Herbie – who was kind of flopping around in a number ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Patrick HernandezBorn To Be Alive/Too Many People ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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InternetHive Mind (with bonus download) ... LP
Columbia, 2018. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
Stunning soul from The Internet – a group who just seem to get better and better with each new record – to the point where we fell in love with this set after hearing just the first few notes! The sound is wonderful – warm, but funky – bottom-heavy, but soaring to the skies ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
 
 



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