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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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Eartha KittWhere Is My Man (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Streetwise, 1983. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $6.99 9.99
Either a comeback or a swan song for Eartha – as it was her first big single in years, and maybe her last ever – but whatever the case, the tune was a strong entry in the camp disco category – with a title and theme that would keep this one playing on dancefloors for years! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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KliqueTry It Out ... LP
MCA, 1983. Sealed ... $11.99
A wicked set of electro soul from Klique – a trio who've got a lot more to offer than some of their 80s groove contemporaries! The backings are a bit more electric than the funk of their roots, but the overall groove is graced with very strong vocals from the trio of Howard Huntsberry, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a cutout notch with spot of open shrink, promo stamp, marker on shrink, corner bump.)

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Earl KlughDream Come True ... LP
United Artists, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Warm guitar magic from Earl Klugh – exactly the kind of record that helped cement his fame at the start of the 80s – making Klugh one of the leading guitarists of his time! The style's often a bit mellow, but never in a sleepy way – just a great extension of the mode that Earl ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear, a name in pen on front and back, and a small sticker spot. Labels have a name in pen.)

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Beverley KnightB-Funk – Flavour Of The Old School ... CD
Dome/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1995. Used ... $11.99
A real British soul classic – the first album by Beverley Knight, a singer who's gone onto tremendous fame in the past decade or so! The set was a real standout at the time – a tightly-crafted bit of contemporary urban that almost came out of nowhere, and showed that the UK soul scene ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Boobie Knight & The Universal LadyBoobie Knight & The Universal Lady – Earth Creature ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Crazy funk from a crazy-costumed geezer with an equally crazy name – one of those lost rare funky nuggets that's every bit as great as you might guess from the cover and title! Boobie Knight's a killer here – and works in a groove that's somewhere between Sly & The Family Stone and ... read more CD

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Curtis Knight feat Jimi HendrixLive At George's Club 20 ... LP
Legacy/Experience Hendrix, Mid 60s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Curtis Knight ZeusSea Of Time ... LP
Sommor (Spain), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
Heady sounds from Curtis Knight – the American soul singer who's maybe best known for 60s collaborations with a young Jimi Hendrix – recording here with a UK group named Zeus, who have an equally legendary guitarist in the lineup – the great Eddie Clarke, who'd later rise to fame ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Gladys KnightBefore Me ... CD
Verve, 2006. Used ... $4.99
Gladys Knight pays tribute to a range of singers who came before her – Billie Holiday, Ella Fitzgerald, Sarah Vaughan, and others – all the while earning our respect for her new inflections of these classics! The style here is less "torch revival" than you'd expect – ... read more CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsAbout Love ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $6.99 9.99
Gladys Knight with Ashford & Simpson – a perfect pairing of two post-Motown talents! Gladys Knight & The Pips are one of those groups that never stopped being great – and later albums like this are well worth tracking down, especially with the team of Nick Ashford and Valerie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch CBS pressing, in fantastic shape! Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsAll I Need Is Time ... LP
SOUL, 1973. Near Mint- ... $14.99 19.99
A nice set that follows the soft southern mode that Knight virtually invented in the early 70s – a style that almost takes the earlier achievements of Aretha Franklin, and redirects them to a hipper, more adult audience for the new decade – and sometimes a crossover one at that! Most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Tamla/Motown, in fantastic shape. Cover has a bit of pen inside the opening. Label has a Sample sticker.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsEverybody Needs Love ... LP
SOUL, 1967. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A great resurgence in the career of Gladys Knight – her debut for Motown Records, and the beginning of a new wave of sophistication and soul in her sound! The style here is much more polished than the R&B-tinged feel of her earlier recordings – a warmly growing sound that really ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Motown reissue. Cover has a cutout notch, surface wear, and a name in pen.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsGreatest Hits ... LP
SOUL, 1970. Near Mint- ... $9.99 14.99
Although Gladys Knight & The Pips didn't cut their first recordings or their biggest recordings for Soul/Motown, they did still do a pretty nice job at the label – as you'll hear on this nice collection that brings together a nice batch of their best tracks. 12 tracks in all, including ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some edge wear and a cutout notch.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsI Feel A Song ... LP
Buddah, 1974. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Rock-solid Buddah work from Gladys Knight & The Pips – still pretty righteous on the vocal tip, but often a bit fuller and more polished than before! Knight shows a great talent for a mature ballad here – no big hits, but that's part of the charm of the set – as there's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with light wear, name in marker on back.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsLetter Full Of Tears (Collectables) ... LP
Collectables, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
14 tracks from the early Fury sessions, back when the Pips were a good R&B vocal group, and Gladys sang over the top on such beautiful tracks as "Operator", "Every Beat of My Heart", "You Broke Your Promise", and "Love Call". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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✨✧ Gladys Knight & The PipsNitty Gritty ... LP
SOUL, 1969. Very Good ... $8.99
One of our favorite albums by Gladys Knight – a set that seems to have a lot more edge than some of her later work, thanks to some rumbling production from the legendary Norman Whitfield! In a way, Norman's almost applying the Temptations sound to Gladys here – using fuller bass at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is nice. Vinyl is clean except for a press flaw bubble that clicks for a few spins during the second song on both sides.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsTastiest Hits ... LP
Bell, Early 60s/Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A collection of Gladys' earliest singles – put together by the Bell label, but recorded earlier in the 60s. Titles include "Letter Full Of Tears", "Lovers Always Forgive", "Operator", "Tell Her You're Mine", "Giving Up", "Every Beat Of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Gladys Knight & The PipsTouch ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Gladys Knight & The Pips sounding fresh and revitalized for the 80s on Touch from '81 – a batch of tunes both produced and penned by Ashford & Simpson! It's a pretty sweet mix of clean grooving, smoothed out soul gems and others with some strings and kind of bigger arrangements that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Includes lyric insert.)

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Jamie KnightCan't Play Me (main, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Heat Rock, 2007. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Produced by Just Blaze. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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KokomoTo Be Cool – The Rehearsal Sessions ... CD
Another Planet (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CDs ... $18.99 22.99
Pre-Columbia work from Kokomo – a set of material recorded live in the studio before their great run of funky soul albums in the 70s! The group's a bit looser here than on their famous albums – but in a way that's arguably even more funky overall – as they seem to hit a jamming ... read more CD

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Kool & The GangBest Of Kool & The Gang ... LP
De-Lite, Early 70s. Very Good ... $24.99
This one's called a "best of", but it's really one of the group's first albums, and it pulls together a host of great early tracks, some of which were only ever on singles! The record's got a shiny gold cover, and it's rare as hen's teeth! Titles include "The Penguin", "Le ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing in the yellow cover, with a name in pen on the front, back and labels. Vinyl has a small mark that clicks for a few spins during "The Penguin" but plays fine otherwise.)

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Kool & The GangEmergency ... LP
De-Lite, 1984. Very Good+ ... $4.99 6.99
Sweet 80s sounds from the legendary Kool & The Gang – one of the key classics from the second chapter of the group – when their lineup and sound were a lot leaner than before, and they managed to cross over big to a much wider audience than before! The upbeat cuts show that the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, center split on spine.)

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Kool & The GangFunky Stuff/Jungle Boogie ... LP
De-Lite, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
By the time De Lite pulled together this compilation, Kool & The Gang had started to move away from the harder, jazzy funk of their early years and into a more commercial mode, but not quite hit the big time as they would in just a few short years. This nice double album looks back on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, partially unglued bottom seams and some marker and pen on the front, back and labels.)

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✨✧ Kool & The GangKool & The Gang – The Albums Vol 1 – 1970 to 1978 (13CD set) ... CD
De-Lite/Edsel (UK), 1970s. New Copy 13CD ... $129.99 149.99
That's the later Kool & The Gang logo on the front cover, but this killer set brings together all their greatness from the early days – a fantastic run of funk that set a whole new standard for the 70s! Right from the start, the group had something different going on – a leaner, ... read more CD

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Kool & The GangLadies' Night ... LP
De-Lite, 1979. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A shameless dancefloor cash-in move – but a record that's still pretty darn great as well! You all know the big title cut "Ladies Night", so we won't bother to describe it – but we can say that the group wisely hooked up with Deodato, who produced, mixed, and even played ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK blue label Mercury pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Kool & The GangLive At PJ's (with bonus track) ... CD
De-Lite/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the greatest Kool & The Gang albums ever – a monster live session that almost blows away their studio classics! The groove here is far more freewheeling and complex than some of their singles from the 70s – longer, tripped-out tunes with a definite undercurrent of jazz ... read more CD

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Kool & The GangMusic Is The Message ... LP
De-Lite, Early 70s. Very Good ... $19.99
A pivotal album in the career of Kool & The Gang! This album has the band operating at the top of their early 70s funky powers – and it also shows them dabbling a bit with electronics, which would become a big part of their sound a few albums later. The best example of this is the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has ring and edge wear, some doodles in pen in front, a name in pen on front and back, and some splitting in the bottom seam. Labels have some pen.)

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Kool & The GangSomething Special ... LP
De-Lite, 1981. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Something Special indeed – as the album was one of the biggest hits for Kool & The Gang, and showed that the group still had plenty of energy left to groove into the 80s! The record features production work by Brazilian music maestro Eumir Deodato – who by this point had become a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing – DSR 8502. Cover has light surface wear.)

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Kool & The GangSpirit Of The Boogie ... LP
De-Lite, 1975. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
Way more than just a "boogie" album – as you might think from the title – and much more a hard-hitting batch of funky tunes, mixed with some even cooler laidback numbers! The album follows heavily off the style of Wild & Peaceful – mixing together the group's older ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the gatefold cover, with some wear and aging, a name in pen on front and back, and inside the gatefold with some notes. Labels have a name in pen.)

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LA BoppersBop Time! ... CD
Mercury/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
One of the later, post-Fantasy albums by the LA Boppers – a great one for Mercury! Bop Time has some of their nice smooth two step harmony vocals set amidst jazz-tinged arrangements – with plenty of funk in the mix, too – especially in those killer basslines! Augie Johnson ... read more CD

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LA BoppersLA Boppers ... LP
Mercury, 1980. Very Good ... $6.99
Sublime work from this jazzy harmony combo – a really unique group who took older vocal modes and fused them onto tight modern soul grooves! This set may well be the best-ever from the group – a perfectly produced album done with Augie Johnson of At Home Productions – with a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, initials in marker in front, and a name in pen on both sides. Labels have initials in marker and a name in pen.)

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LA BoppersMake Mine Bop ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
The last record we've ever seen by this funky vocal combo – and every bit as tasty as their early work for Fantasy Records! Part of the reason for that is because the group's getting production here from Augie Johnson – who picked up plenty of funky jazz touches through his work with ... read more CD

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✨✧ Patti LaBelleGreatest Hits ... CD
MCA, 1980s/1990s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Patti LabelleI'm In Love Again ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1983. Very Good ... $4.99
A seminal album from the great Patti Labelle – a set that allowed the singer to mature strongly and find her own voice away from the funky, rockish style of Labelle – this sophisticated style that marked a whole new level of the singer's career! The Philly International label turned ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a name in pen on the front, back and labels.)

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✨✧ Patti LabelleIt's Alright With Me ... LP
Epic, 1979. Very Good ... $2.99
A late 70s gem from Patti Labelle! Although the album's recorded right in the height of the disco years, Patti's really shining on the mellower cuts – hitting a serious soulful side that shows that her move to a solo act really let her move into more sophisticated material. There are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear and aging, a name in pen on both sides, a promo stamp, and tracklist sticker in back. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Patti LabellePatti ... LP
CBS, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Includes "Love Symphony", "Living Double", "Look To The Rainbow", "What Can I Do For You", "If You Don't Know Me By Now", and "Where I Wanna Be". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Patti LabelleWinner In You ... LP
MCA, 1986. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A bit one for Patti Labelle in the 80s – a set that crossed over big at the time, but which still has the lady in very soulful territory! Patti seems to sparkle most here on the mellower cuts – the gentle groovers and laidback ballads that helped open her up to a whole new audience, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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LadaeMoment ... LP
Polydor, 1994. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Cheryl LaddSkinnydippin' (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Capitol, 1978. Very Good+ ... $9.99 19.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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LakesideShot Of Love ... LP
Solar, 1978. Good ... $1.99
Lakeside's first album for Solar – and the beginning of a very fruitful relationship for the band and the label! The record's a great one – cut long before the Solar funk sound had gotten cliched – and it includes a key early hit in the Solar sound, the band's "It's All The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a number of surface marks and plays with some crackle. Cover has some wear and aging, split top seam, half split bottom seam, and a name in pen on both sides. Labels have a name in pen.)
Also available Shot Of Love (with bonus track) ... CD 13.99

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LakesideShot Of Love (with bonus track) ... CD
Solar/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Lakeside's first album for Solar – and the beginning of a very fruitful relationship for the band and the label! The record's a great one – cut long before the Solar funk sound had gotten cliched – and it includes a key early hit in the Solar sound, the band's "It's All The ... read more CD
Also available Shot Of Love ... LP 1.99

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Lavon LambethMan & His Awareness ... LP
Vel, 1975. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A strange and wonderful album from Chicago! Billed as the "spoken emotion of loneliness, sorrow, sensuality, and love", the record features spoken musings by poet Lavon Lambeth over piano backings by Vincent Willis. Side one features "Looking At Myself", which has Lambeth ... (Spoken Word, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Major LanceBest Of Major Lance ... CD
Okeh/BGO (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Killer work from one of the best 60s soul talents of the Windy City! Major Lance was one of Chicago's first big soul stars – crossing over big on the charts with huge hits for the Okeh label during the early and mid 60s – thanks to some great tunes penned by Curtis Mayfield, and ... read more CD

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LaRombeFrom Philly ... CD
Athens Of The North (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $6.99 18.99
LaRombe Baker hails from Philly, but he's best known for his late 70s work on the LA scene – a place where he was continually bubbling under, but never fully got the chance he deserved! Hearing this set, it's clear that LaRombe was one of the great almost-rans of his generation – an ... read more CD
Also available From Philly ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ LaRombeFrom Philly ... LP
Athens Of The North (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
LaRombe Baker hails from Philly, but he's best known for his late 70s work on the LA scene – a place where he was continually bubbling under, but never fully got the chance he deserved! Hearing this set, it's clear that LaRombe was one of the great almost-rans of his generation – an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available From Philly ... CD 6.99

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Denise LaSalleMaking A Good Thing Better – The Complete Westbound Singles 1970 to 1976 ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Some of the deepest soul to ever come from a Detroit label – a great run of singles cut by Denise LaSalle for the Westbound label – all of them pretty darn wonderful! Denise has roots that start in Mississippi, and she spent plenty of time in Chicago – so by the time she hit ... read more CD

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Denise LaSalleTrapped By A Thing Called Love ... LP
Westbound, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
The Westbound debut of Denise LaSalle – and a killer bit of southern soul recorded down in Memphis with Willie Mitchell, despite the Detroit address of the label! The set is a real burner throughout – one that features mostly original material by Denise, recorded with a spare and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut gatefold cover, in two pieces with a split spine, some wear and aging, a name in pen on front and back, and small name in pencil inside the gatefold. Labels have some pen.)

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Denise LaSalleUnwrapped ... LP
MCA, 1979. Near Mint- ... $5.99 7.99
Titles include "Think About It", "Too Little In Common To Be Lovers", "Trapped By A Thing Called Love", "Da Ya Think I'm Sexy", and "Keep On Dancin Rock". Arranged by David Van DePitte. LP, Vinyl record album

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Denise LaSalle & SatisfactionGuaranteed ... LP
MCA, 1981. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has bent bottom corners.)

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Denise LaSallleMy Toot Toot ... LP
Epic (UK), 1985. Sealed ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with some faded marker and light wear on the shrink.)

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LatimoreDig A Little Deeper ... LP
Glades, 1978. Sealed ... $9.99
Latimore's digging deeper, and sounding greater than ever – working at Muscle Shoals with some great Miami production from Steve Alaimo – and coming across with a sound that's even warmer and more sophisticated than before – yet still very true to its deep soul roots too! At a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a cutout notch and 'best entertainment' sticker.)

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LatimoreGoodbye Heartache/We Got To Hit It Off ... 12-inch
TK, 1979. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a TK Disco sleeve.)

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✨✧ LatimoreIt Ain't Where You Been ... LP
Glades, 1976. Very Good ... $12.99
Latimore couldn't help being a soul genius – and even on a record like this, which didn't really yield any hits, he still comes through loud and clear, with a deep rich soul voice, backed by some great mellow soul arrangements. The album includes a great slow mellow version of "I Get ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in pen on both sides and is lightly bent at the spine. Labels have some pen.)

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LatimoreLatimore ... LP
Glades, 1973. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Latimore's first album – and a classic bit of Miami soul! The record's something of a groundbreaker – as it mixes older southern soul with some bluesy inflections – using small combo instrumentation and a warm sweet sound on production to create a new groove that pushed soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, light wear, name in pen on front and back. Label has some pen too.)

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LatimoreMore More More Latimore – Let's Straighten It Out ... CD
Glades/Solid (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
Pure genius from the legendary Latimore – and a record that's a perfect illustration of the way the man could effortlessly mix blues roots, southern soul, and a whole new Miami groove for the 70s! The record is easily one of Latimore's best – and has these vocals that grab us right ... read more CD

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LatimoreTake Me To The Mountain Top (remix/short) ... 12-inch
TK, 1980. Sealed ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Sealed copy in TK Disco sleeve.)

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Stacy LattisawCotillion Years – 1979 to 1985 (Young & In Love/Let Me Be Your Angel/With You/Sneakin Out/Sixteen/Perfect Combination/Not The Same Girl) (7CD set) ... CD
Cotillion/Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 7CD ... $42.99 59.99
All the best early years of Stacy Lattisaw – served up in one nice little set! And when we say "early", we mean early – given that Stacy was just in her teens when she sang a good number of the tunes on this collection! But although young, Lattisaw already had a depth that ... read more CD

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Azar LawrenceShadow Dancing (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Riza/Tidal Waves, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
An obscure set from Azar Lawrence – self-produced and self-arranged, in a smooth modern soul mode that's kind of an 80s extension of his work in the 70s for Prestige. There's a definite R&B groove on most tracks, and vocalist Coco Evans sings on 2 of the album's 8 tracks – and an ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing – with obi and insert.)

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Billy LawrenceParadise ... CD
East West, 1997. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Ronnie LawsBest Of Ronnie Laws ... CD
Blue Note, 1970s. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "Night Breeze", "Just Love", "Flame", "Just As You Are", "Let's Keep It Together", and "Living Love" – 13 tracks total. (Jazz, Soul) CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Le ClubFront Page News (voc, inst)/Un Fait Divers Et Rien De Plus ... 12-inch
Roulette, 1983. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Roulette sleeve, with an index label. Label on Side A has BPM in pen.)

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✨✧ Le PamplemousseLe Pamplemousse (1980) ... LP
AVI, 1980. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
The group's second self-titled LP – from 1980, with a much more expansive sound than earlier years, as the Rinder & Lewis team really open up with the jazzy riffing and disco instrumentation on the set. Azar Lawrence plays a nice alto solo on the track "Give Up Your Love" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Donal LeaceDonal Leace ... LP
Atlantic, 1972. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Donal Leace was one of a few hip soul acts that Roberta Flack brought to Atlantic during her strongest period with the label – and he's a soulful folk singer whose work reminds us of certain folksy moments on Flack's first few albums. There's less of a Terry Callier sound than a Tim Hardin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy!)

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Amanda LearTam-Tam ... LP
Ariola (Germany), 1983. Near Mint- ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued seam and light wear.)

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Jean Leccia InterpolationJean Leccia Interpolation (aka Lexia) ... LP
MGM, 1972. Very Good+ ... $11.99 18.99
A fantastic album – with a really groovy approach! The record is the only one we've ever seen from arranger Jean Leccia – and it's got a two-vocal lead approach that's pretty darn great. Soul singer Pat Henderson joins up with male vocalist Ed Whiting – in a style that's part ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and a small bit of old tape – but this is a nice copy overall.)

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Byron Lee & The DragonairesReggay Fever ... LP
Dynamic/Quality (Canada), 1974. Very Good- ... $9.99
(Reggae, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Jamaican Dynamic Sounds pressing. Vinyl appears slightly foggy and plays with faint surface noise. Cover has a small split in the bottom seam.)

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Byron Lee & The DragonairesReggay Hot Cool & Easy ... LP
Dynamic (Jamaica), 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99 14.99
A little bit of crossover from Jamaica with some amusing covers done in a subdued reggae style. The vocal styles range from imitation sweet soul to that of the Righteous Brothers on such songs as "For Your Precious Love". They make a nice little ditty out of "Shaft" and a ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging, with a small split in the bottom seam.)

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Jackie LeeDuck ... LP
Mirwood, 1967. Very Good ... $16.99
A northern soul classic! Jackie's the same guy as Earl from Bob & Earl, and combined with his excellent work in that duo, he's one heck of a big force in underground 60s soul! His hard groover "The Duck" has always been a favorite on soul dancefloors around the world, and it's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – and cover is great!)

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Laura LeeBest Of Laura Lee ... LP
Hot Wax, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Tasty collection of funky soul tracks by this great singer who recorded briefly in the early 70s for the Hot Wax label. The set includes her legendary breakbeat track "Crumbs Off The Table", sample more than once over the years – plus other titles like "Woman's Love ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a cutout notch, and small splits on the top corners.)

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LemuriaLemuria (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A sweet bit of funk from Hawaii – and a legendary bit of free soul that's been winning global fame for decades! Lemuria is the brainchild of Kirk Thompson – who plays piano, bass, keyboards, and vibes on this very spiritual set of tracks. Master Henry Gibson was one of the executive ... read more CD
Also available Lemuria (with bonus tracks) ... LP 47.99

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LemuriaLemuria (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Heaven Records/P-Vine (Japan), 1978. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $47.99 54.99
A sweet bit of funk from Hawaii – and a legendary bit of free soul that's been winning global fame for decades! Lemuria is the brainchild of Kirk Thompson – who plays piano, bass, keyboards, and vibes on this very spiritual set of tracks. Master Henry Gibson was one of the executive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Lemuria (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Level 42Complete Polydor Years Vol 2 – 1985 to 1995 (Physical Presence/World Machine/Running In The Family/Staring At The Sun/bonus tracks) (10CD set) ... CD
Polydor/Robinsongs (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy 10CD ... Just Sold Out!
A huge package of work from this seminal UK group of the 80s – a combo who managed to bring together an earlier fusion influence with all these strands of soul and pop at the time – in a way that made them a surprisingly big hit on the global scene with work like this! The set features ... read more CD

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LevertRope A Dope Style ... CD
Atlantic, 1990. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "Hey Girl", "Give A Little Love", "Now You Know", "Rope A Dope Style", "Nobody Does It Better", "I've Been Waiting", and "Absolutely Positive". CD

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Barbara LewisHello Stranger – 16 Smooth Sides By Detroit's Soulful Songstress ... LP
Solid Smoke, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Easily the best vinyl collection we've ever seen of Barbara's 60s work – one of the excellent titles on the Solid Smoke label, and a set that presents the material with great notes on the sessions that really help illuminate the tunes! The tunes were all produced by Detroit great Ollie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Smiley LewisI Hear You Knocking ... LP
Imperial, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Raw New Orleans soul from Overton "Smiley" Lewis – one of the city's big stars in the 50s R&B years, and a singer who arguably set the stage for later deep soul to come! A few years before, and Lewis might have been more of a blues singer – but here, he's working with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s Japanese King pressing, LAX 301(M). NOTE – Cover is lightly stained at the bottom 2 inches, with some bits of paper stuck to the front.)

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✨✧ Smiley LewisI Hear You Knocking (80s pressing) ... LP
Imperial/EMI, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Raw New Orleans soul from Overton "Smiley" Lewis – one of the city's big stars in the 50s R&B years, and a singer who arguably set the stage for later deep soul to come! A few years before, and Lewis might have been more of a blues singer – but here, he's working with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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LibraWinter Day's Nightmare ... LP
Motown, 1976. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The second Motown release by this group – a nice mix of jazzy soul and rock styles, handled with production and arrangements that are better than the group's first album. There's some nice smooth LA sounds on the set – and the vocals have a rough edge that's almost got a bit of a David ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light surface wear, and an unglued seam.)

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Joe Liggins & His HoneydrippersJoe Liggins & His Honeydrippers ... LP
Specialty, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Nice reissue that collects together some of the best Specialty sides by Joe Liggins and His Honeydrippers. Lots of hard 50's R&B stuff, with the cuts "Little Joe's Boogie", "The Honeydripper", "Pink Champagne", "The Big Dipper", and "Do You Love Me ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue.)

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Joe Liggins & The HoneydrippersJoe Liggins & The Honeydrippers ... LP
Specialty, Early 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $8.99
Excellent work from one of the early kings of R&B! LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s pressing. Cover has some light staining and peeling on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ LightmenFree As You Wanna Be (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Judnell/Now Again, 1970. New Copy 2CD ... $6.99 15.98
A record that definitely lives up to its title – as it's a lot freer and more spiritual than later work from drummer Bubbha Thomas and his Lightmen group! This set perfectly captures the unique vibe that the ensemble brought to the Houston scene at the start of the 70s – really the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Lightmen Plus OneFancy Pants (2CD version – mono/stereo versions) ... CD
Judnell/Now Again, 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $6.99 15.98
Some of the most righteous sounds we've ever heard from Houston legends The Lightmen – recorded at a time when the group was at their most spiritual, and very firmly following a cosmic path set down by drummer Bubbha Thomas! The music here owes nothing to the hippest sounds coming from the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
Also available Fancy Pants (2LP version – with booklet) ... LP 14.99

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Lightmen Plus OneFancy Pants (2LP version – with booklet) ... LP
Judnell/Now Again, 1971. Near Mint- 2LP ... $14.99
Some of the most righteous sounds we've ever heard from Houston legends The Lightmen – recorded at a time when the group was at their most spiritual, and very firmly following a cosmic path set down by drummer Bubbha Thomas! The music here owes nothing to the hippest sounds coming from the ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the stereo and mono versions of the album, plus heavy booklet! Also includes download card – which may or may not still be valid.)
Also available Fancy Pants (2CD version – mono/stereo versions) ... CD 6.99

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Lightmen Plus OneEnergy Control Center (2LP version – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Lightin/Now Again, 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 31.98
Cosmic jazzy genius from Bubbha Thomas & The Lightmen – the kind of a record that sounds like it should have come out of Detroit or Chicago in the early 70s – and not the Texas scene from which the group hailed! The Lightmen have a vibe that reminds us a lot of The Pharoahs or some ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice pressing – in a heavy tip-on cover!)

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Lightnin' RodHustlers Convention ... LP
Celluloid, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Fantastic stuff – incredibly hard and incredibly funky, and a masterpiece all the way through! Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lil LouisFrench Kiss (orig underground mix, talkin all that jazz mix, short by sweet radio voc, songbird sings long, cherry talk conversational) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1989. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Was there a bigger dancefloor track than this at the end of the 80s? We'd be hard pressed to think so – as Louis' uniquely grooved slow/then fast/then slow/then slower style really made the track an instant classic – loved by house fans and chart kids alike, and still actually ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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LinxIntuition ... LP
Chrysalis, 1981. Sealed ... $8.99
A mixture of fusion and soul – with some hard-jamming tracks that bring sometimes brings more of a focus on the groove than the vocals – and other cuts that steer it into a solid pop soul approach! There's a warmth and depth to the production and the songwriting that's a pretty big ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cut corner and hype sticker.)

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Lipps IncMouth To Mouth ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Very Good ... $5.99
A classic bit of club from Lipps Inc – an album that's got the group nicely stretched-out and extended – taking them way past the simpler sounds you might know from their hit single work! Tracks here are all quite long, and feature lots of instrumental workouts over very tight rhythms ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and labels have name in pen in a few spots, light crease at opening, some edge wear.)

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Lisa Lisa & Cult JamSpanish Fly ... LP
Columbia, 1987. Near Mint- ... $3.99 5.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Little AnnDetroit's Secret Soul ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
Brilliant soul from the Detroit underground of the late 60s – a full set of work by vocalist Little Ann, issued here for the first time ever! You might recognize Ann's name from her appearance on a few of the Ace/Kent Records issues of material by Detroit producer Dave Hamilton over the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Detroit's Secret Soul (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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Little AnnDetroit's Secret Soul (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
Brilliant soul from the Detroit underground of the late 60s – a full set of work by vocalist Little Ann, issued here for the first time ever! You might recognize Ann's name from her appearance on a few of the Ace/Kent Records issues of material by Detroit producer Dave Hamilton over the ... read more CD
Also available Detroit's Secret Soul ... LP 18.99

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Little Anthony & The ImperialsBest Of Little Anthony & The Imperials ... LP
United Artists/Veep, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Anthony and crew were one of the few groups who actually got better when they moved from the raw indie scene to the slicker major label one – as you'll hear perfectly on this set of some of their best work for the Veep/DCP/United Artists label. Teddy Randazzo handled all the arrangments and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing.)

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Little Joe BlueVery Best Of Little Joe Blue ... CD
Ronn/Fuel 2000, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
Great early work from Little Joe Blue – a wonderful set that shows all the strong promise and soulful power he had at the start! The package brings together formative sides cut by Blue for the Jewel/Paula label – tracks done after his initial Chess recordings, and which show this ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD
(Still sealed. Small cutout hole through case and traycard.)

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Little MiltonWaiting For Little Milton ... LP
Stax, 1973. Near Mint- ... $19.99
No waiting here – as Little Milton's guitar is plenty sweet throughout – making the album a key cooker from his classic years on Stax! The album's an essential effort in the shift between grittier urban blues and some of the tighter, more warmed up sounds that played big in the 70s ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with L Nix etch. Includes the Stax inner sleeve. Cover has a small sticker spot at the top right corner.)

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Little MiltonWelcome To Little Milton ... CD
Malaco, 1999. Used ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) CD

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Little RichardDirectly From My Heart – The Best Of The Specialty & Vee Jay Years (3CD set) ... CD
Specialty/Concord, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 3 CDs ... $24.99
A wonderful selection of work from the great Little Richard – a 64 track package that not only includes loads of gems from his early years on Specialty Records, but also includes a lot of near-forgotten material from his great run on Vee Jay as well! The Specialty tracks are the stuff of ... read more CD

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

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Little RichardKing Of Rock & Roll ... CD
Reprise (Japan), 1971. Used ... $4.99
A much rootsier set than some of Little Richard's other work for Reprise Records – a record that almost goes back to the old days, but via the hipper styles of the early 70s! HB Barnum arranged and produced the set, but the groove is less funkier than some of Barnum's other work of the time ... read more CD
(Out of print, 2014 Japanese pressing.)

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Little RichardKing Of Rock & Roll ... LP
Reprise, 1971. Very Good ... $14.99
A much rootsier set than some of Little Richard's other work for Reprise Records – a record that almost goes back to the old days, but via the hipper styles of the early 70s! HB Barnum arranged and produced the set, but the groove is less funkier than some of Barnum's other work of the time ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear, lightly bent corners, and an inscription in pen on both sides.)

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✨✧ Little WalterProper Introduction To Little Walter ... CD
Proper (UK), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... $4.99
Includes the songs "Ora Nelle Blues", "I Just Keep Loving Her", "Blue Baby", "Chance To Love", "Juke", "Can't Hold Out Much Longer", "Blue Midnight", "Boogie", "Mean Old World", "Sad Hours", "Don ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Little Willie John15 Hits – All 15 Of His Chart Hits 1953 to 1962 ... LP
King, Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(Mid 70s blue label Gusto pressing.)

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LiveStrut Your Stuff (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
TSOB, 1981. Sealed ... $4.99
Bass heavy 80s funk on the TSOB lable, a cut that's not as disco and boogie oriented as some of their other releases, but a decent bit of indie 80s soul. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Still sealed!)
 
 



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