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Laura NyroFirst Songs ... LP
Columbia, 1966/1973. Very Good ... $5.99
Laura Nyro's first album ever – originally issued by Verve/Forecast in the mid 60s, but brought back out on the market by Columbia, during the height of Nyro's early 70s fame for the label! Even at this early point, Nyro sounds wonderful – a fair bit more soulful than most other female ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear, name in pen on the back.)

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✨✧ Laura NyroNew York Tendaberry ... LP
Columbia, 1969. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Laura Nyro's second album in her legendary early run for Columbia Records – and an effort that's a bit more dramatic than the first! Laura's handling all arrangements herself this time, and they're conducted by Jimmy Haskell – but the overall sound is almost as spare as if Nyro were ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Includes the booklet! Cover has light wear.)

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ObatalaObatala ... CD
Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
The cover looks like a lost metal album, but the sound here is plenty soulful – recorded in a New Jersey studio in the 70s, and served up for a brief release at the time by TK Records! There's a clubby vibe at times, which lives up to the TK approach – but other moments have a much ... read more CD

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Billy OceanInner Feelings ... LP
Epic, 1982. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Great early work from Billy Ocean – a smooth album of understated groovers, all done in a style that's nicely retrained, and which places a good focus on Billy's great vocals! Most of the record skips along in a warm mellow groove – never too over the top, and in a way that makes us ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, PE 38129. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Billy OceanLove Zone ... LP
Jive, 1986. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A big one for Billy Ocean – a set that's got some catchy beats on the bottom and plenty of sweetly crafted vocals over the top! The style's smooth, but never too much so – thanks to a nicely percolated sense of rhythm on most of the numbers – and in a way, the record represents a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, a hype sticker and a name in pen on the front, back and labels.)

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Billy OceanNights (Feel Like Getting Down) ... LP
Epic, 1981. Sealed ... $11.99 14.99
One of those bright, charismatic Billy Ocean records from a couple years before his massive pop soul crossover – just a sublime 80s club groover that pumps along at a nice mid tempo clip – a real favorite around these parts! This was Billy's debut for Epic and there's plenty of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout hole and Nice Price sticker.)

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OdysseyOdyssey (RCA) ... LP
RCA, 1977. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A crossover classic from the late 70s – a record that was born in the clubs, but bred in the mainstream – and the start of a very good relationship between Odyssey and RCA! The album will forever be known for its classic cut "Native New Yorker" – a seminal groover that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and aging, an index label, and a name in pen on both sides. Labels have a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Ohio PlayersAngel ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
Maybe the last great album in the Ohio Players run for Mercury in the mid 70s – a set that's every bit as smooth, sexy, and funky as their other major label efforts from the time – and one that continued to refine the grittier funk of their roots! While the Players might be remembered ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, a cut corner and a bit of pen.)

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Ohio PlayersBack ... CD
Track Record/Cleopatra, 1988. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Ohio Players bounce back for this late 80s album – coming across with a leaner groove than before, and a style that's right up there with the best mainstream funk of the time! Most instrumentation is electric – plenty of beats and keyboards here – but the group still seem to hang ... read more CD
Also available Back (gold splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP 27.99

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✨✧ Ohio PlayersBack (gold splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Track Record/Cleopatra, 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 29.98
Ohio Players bounce back for this late 80s album – coming across with a leaner groove than before, and a style that's right up there with the best mainstream funk of the time! Most instrumentation is electric – plenty of beats and keyboards here – but the group still seem to hang ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Back ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ Ohio PlayersBest Of Ohio Players – 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
Mercury, Mid 70s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Some notes in pen on artwork.)

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Ohio PlayersEcstasy ... LP
Westbound, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $43.99
Fuzzy funk from some of the all-time greats – one of the key Westbound Records classics from the mighty Ohio Players! This album's got the Players working at their all-time best – a bit jazzy, with a more sophisticated undercurrent than some of their contemporaries – a righteous ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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Ohio PlayersOrgasm – The Very Best Of The Westbound Years ... CD
Westbound (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
It's hard to sum up the genius of the Ohio Players at Westbound Records in words – but this set does a pretty good job of doing the whole thing with music! The group are at their trippy, early best here – much more funk and soul than on their initial psych debut, yet still not as ... read more CD

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Ohio PlayersPain (expanded & remastered) (UK pressing) ... CD
Westbound (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Mindblowing funk from The Ohio Players – the group's debut album for Westbound Records, and a landmark batch of tracks that never gets old! The sound here really has the group stretching out a lot – working on tunes that are extended, but never as overindulgent as their labelmates ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ohio PlayersSkin Tight ... LP
Mercury, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
Great work from the Ohio Players – and proof that moving to a big label could be a good thing for a funky group! This was the band's first album for Mercury – and although one might have the temptation to say that the label cut down the radical funk sound of the trippy Westbound years, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Skyscraper label pressing. Cover has a small spot of tape on the opening.)

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Ohio PlayersTenderness (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Boardwalk/Iconoclassic, 1981. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
A sweet early 80s set from the Ohio Players – one that's a bit different than their 70s hits, but in a way that also shows that the group were still very much in wonderful form! At a point when these guys could have easily stood still, and just kept churning out the kind of grooves that ... read more CD

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O'JaysBack Stabbers ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1972. New Copy ... $6.99
A landmark album for the O'Jays – a set that moved them from the indie ranks to 70s megasoulstatus! After years of bumping around on a variety of labels, and in a variety of styles, the group really exploded with this wonderful set – an album that has them soaring along in the ... read more CD

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✨✧ O'JaysFamily Reunion ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1975. Very Good- Gatefold ... $8.99
A great sense of righteousness and groove – the key mix that made the O'Jays so great back in the day – and which really helped put the Philly International enterprise on the map! The album's miles from the group's simple harmony soul roots – even though those were pretty darn ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a name in marker and surface wear.)

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O'JaysLet Me Touch You ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1987. Very Good ... $3.99
Proof that the O'Jays fire can never die – because even though the instrumentation is slightly dated at times, this set sill has the group shining strongly on the vocal tip – hitting some great harmonies on the mellow cuts, and stepping out boldly on the more upbeat ones. Things are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Name in pen on cover & labels.)

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O'JaysMessage In The Music ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1976. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of those records that really took Philly soul to the next level back in the 70s – a set that works amazing magic with the already-great harmonies of the O'Jays – pointing them even more strongly towards groove-heavy territory, while still keeping all the fragile, personal qualities ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a stained corner, ring wear, and aging.)

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O'JaysMy Favorite Person ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1982. Very Good- ... $7.99
Although they didn't have as big of chart success as in earlier years, the O'Jays managed to do alright as the 80s moved in on them. Their sweet vocal style was a perfect match for Philly International's move to more modern soul production, and this album has them nicely set up by McFadden & ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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O'JaysWhen Will I See You Again ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99 14.99
Incredible work from The O'Jays – and the kind of record that shows that they never lost their touch! The set sparkles beautifully from the very first note – and the trio hit a warm, smooth groove that's a perfect summation of later Philly at its best – still tuned for the clubs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Kris OkotiePlease Don't Go ... LP
EMI (Nigeria), 1982. Very Good ... $4.99
(Global Grooves, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear – mostly on the back.)

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OlatunjiDrums Of Passion ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A classic session of pounding percussion – quite possibly the most successful entry into this earthy genre that hit the recording scene at the end of the 50s! Babatunde Olatunji is joined here by a great assemblage of players – including Montego Joe and Baba Hawthorne Bey on percussion ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear and some light aging on the opening.)

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OlatunjiHigh Life – The New Dance Sensation ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Sealed ... $13.99 16.99
One of the more obscure Olatunji sessions on Columbia – but a record that's still got plenty of firey percussion! Titles include "Bo Su Aye", "Ashafa", "Ojo Davis", and "Dyke Ko Dide". (Global Grooves, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed stereo pressing! Cover has some light aging, but is nice overall.)

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David OliverMind Magic ... LP
Mercury, 1978. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Smooth jazzy soul, with excellent production by Wayne Henderson and his At-Home Productions team. David Oliver's got a deep baritone voice, and it slithers sexily through tracks like "Private Secretary", "Who Are You", "Take My Emptiness", and the great mellow groover ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a name in pen and some wear. Labels have a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Mickey Oliver with Shanna JaeIn-Ten-Si-T ... LP
Mm, Late 80s. Sealed ... $1.99
The catchier side of the Chicago house scene in the 80s – served up here with plenty of beats, bass, and keyboards by Mickey Oliver – plus some occasional vocals from the the sweet-voiced Shanna Jae! Mickey's getting help on the record from Ralphi Rosario and Cheese – and the ... (House Music, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy!)

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OliviaAre U Capable (radio edit clean, inst, radio edit dirty, acapella) ... 12-inch
J Records, 2001. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Ollie & JerryBreakin'. . .There's No Stopping Us (club mix, inst) ... 12-inch
Polydor, 1984. Very Good ... $4.99
(Hip Hop, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label on B side has small BPM in pen.)

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OmarBest By Far ... CD
Oyster (UK), 2000. Used ... $5.99
Pretty cocky of Omar to call this one his "best by far" – but given the quality of the music, it really deserves the title! All of the great stuff from earlier albums is firmly in place – great vocals, excellent songs with strong hooks, and a classic sense of soul that's ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ OmniOmni Says It All ... LP
Fountain, 1980. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Chicago modern soul LP from the early 80's, recorded for Jerry Butler's Fountain label. The group were one of the few last links in the Chicago soul scene at the time – and they've got a good harmony sound that hearkens back to mid 70s work by groups like The Chi-Lites or Windy City. Most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

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112Come See Me (club, inst) ... 12-inch
Bad Boy, 1996. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ 112Love Me (radio, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Bad Boy, 1998. Very Good+ ... $0.99
Features Ma$e. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker and a beat sticker.)

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112Room 112 ... LP
Bad Boy, 1998. Very Good+ 2LP ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In a Bad Boy sleeve.)

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✨✧ One WayLady ... LP
MCA, 1984. Very Good+ ... $7.99
An overlooked gem from the ever-strong years of One Way – that early 80s run when the group kept on putting out great records! The vibe's changed up a bit from before, but that's one of the things that makes One Way so great – that they were kind of an evolutionary act, always drawing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a name in pen. Labels have a name in pen.)

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One WayLove Is ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A totally massive set from One Way – a record that has them sounding even better than ever – drawing on all the strengths of the previous few records, and really knocking it out of the park! Although the group's got a great way with a groove, the mellow cuts here are equally nice ... read more CD

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One WayShine On Me ... LP
MCA, 1980. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great batch of boogie from One Way – one of the few late 70s funky combos who were especially well suited to make the transition to 80s groove! The sound here is more electric and keyboard-heavy than previous One Way records – but the group's trademark soul-heavy approach to groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, some edge wear, and a name in pen on both sides. Labels have a name in pen.)

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One WayWho's Foolin Who ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A classic from One Way – who're still going strong in the early 80s! The group's ace in the hole was always the great work of Al Hudson – a fearless leader who kept things funky, and who wrote in some great hooks to tracks that give them uncommon strength. Case in point is the classic ... read more CD

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William OnyeaborAtomic Bomb ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99
An incredible legacy in music! For years, the music of William Onyeabar has been the stuff of legend, but only accessible to a few who could get their hands on scarce original pressings – but that lack has really been corrected by Luaka Bop's revival of Onyeabar's magical music, complete ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Orbit Featuring Carol HallBeat Goes On (lunar mix, voc, accapella) ... 12-inch
Quality (Canada), 1982. Near Mint- ... $8.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Brown label pressing in a Quality sleeve. Labels have a name in pen.)

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OriginalsDown To Love Town (with bonus track) ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the best-remembered albums from the mighty Originals – thanks to a surprisingly strong step into club and disco rhythms! The group were always great on the harmony tip – and earlier music often had them really shining on the ballads – but here they work with arrangers ... read more CD

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OriginalsGame Called Love ... LP
Motown, 1974. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Kind of a confused effort by The Originals – with a mix of styles that has the band running through material that includes some mellow countrified soul, plus sweeter ballads that are more in line with the group's better work. Arrangements are by Stevie Wonder, Paul Riser, James Carmichael, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and labels have a name in pen.)

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✨✧ OriginalsPortrait Of The Originals ... LP
SOUL, 1970. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Stunning, stunning work from The Originals – one of the best male groups on 70s Motown, stepping out here on a record that might be one of their greatest ever! Although the group could sound strong in other settings, this album seems to have something really special going on – almost a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, packing tape on spine, index sticker. Name & notes in pen on cover & labels.)

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Orioles/Moonglows/FlamingosJump Children ... LP
Vee Jay/Charly (UK), Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99 9.99
A smoking set of upbeat R&B material – featuring great tracks from three seminal vocal groups of the 50s – all early work recorded for the Vee Jay label in Chicago! Titles include "Jump Children (Vooit Vooit)", "Cross Over The Bridge", "Golden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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OrlonsBiggest Hits ... LP
Cameo, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
Although a number of their other Cameo records tend to be filled with filler, this one's got a very strong batch of material from their singles for the label, including "South Street", "Not For Me", "Don't Hang Up", "The Wah Watusi", "Keep Your Hands Off ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo. Cover has a 'DJ copy' ink stamp, partial seam splits, light corner bump.)

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OrlonsWah-Watusi ... LP
Cameo, 1963. Very Good ... $6.99 11.99
A soulful classic from The Orlons – a wonderful vocal group that mixed together the sweet harmonies of three female singers, and one bass-heavy male! The result is a hip take on both girl group soul and some of the male modes of the time – given the way that the lead singer varies on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes Cameo inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Michael OrrSpread Love ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), 1976. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A gem of a smooth soul album – completely rare in the original, and a completely honest soul testament from singer/songwriter Michael Orr! The record's got a sound that reminds us of a lot of the tracks you'll hear on the Modern Soul comps on the Goldmine label – a smooth approach at ... read more CD

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Jeffrey OsborneDon't Stop ... LP
A&M, 1984. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Jeffrey OsborneEmotional ... LP
A&M, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Titles include "We Belong To Love", "Soweto", "You Should Be Mine", "Emotional", "A Second Chance", and "Love's Not Ready". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp & hype sticker. Name in pen on cover & labels.)

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Jeffrey OsborneFrom The Soul ... CD
Jay Oz, 2005. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Digipack has light wear.)

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Jeffrey OsborneJeffrey Osborne ... LP
A&M, 1982. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Early solo work by Jeffrey Osborne – cut hot on the heels of his great albums with LTD! The set's got some nicely jazzy production from George Duke – never too over the top, and never as stiff as that used on some of Osborne's later work in the 80s – just nicely grooving in a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Jeffrey OsborneUltimate Collection ... CD
Hip-O, Late 70s/1980s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a name in pen.)

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Osborne & GilesStranger In The Night ... LP
Red Label, 1985. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Mid 80s soul from the team of Billy Osborne and Attala Zane Giles – a short-lived duo who are probably best remembered for this set on the equally short-lived Red Label – one of the last gasps of the Chicago soul business for many years! There's a relatively polished feel to the set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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✨✧ OsibisaOsibisa ... LP
Decca, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Although Osibisa were one of the most successful of the London-based Afro-funk groups, they were also one of the best. This cool first album is filled with (as the label says) "criss cross rhythms that explode with happiness". Translated, that means that the record's got lots of nice ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Decca pressing. Cover has light wear, small split on top, promo sticker, some marker inside gatefold, and two little index stickers.)

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OsirisO-Zone ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Lost soulful sounds from Osiris – one of the many high-concept funk ensembles to spring up in the wake of Earth Wind & Fire – and one of the better ones too! The combo's got some mighty tight grounding in the bass work of Tyrone Brunson – stepping out here in an early role to ... read more CD

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Lee OskarThose Sunny Days ... CD
Tokuma (Japan), 1996. Used ... $18.99
Featuring Lee Oskar on harmonica, Kei Akagi on keyboards, Frank Gambale on guitar, John Patitucci on bass, Tom Brechlein on drums, Alex Acuna on percussion, and Larry Klimas on saxophone. Titles include "Georgia On My Mind", "Somewhere Over The Rainbow", "Here There And ... read more CD
(Out of print, 1996 Japanese pressing. Promo sticker on traycard, stamp on disc hub.)

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Johnny OtisCapitol Years ... CD
Capitol/Collectables, 1950s. Used ... $6.99
During his long musical career, Johnny Otis recorded for more labels than most folks have pants – but his 50s work at Capitol (and the related Dig label) remains some of his best, and it's very nicely collected on this 24 track set! The Capitol years gave Johnny some polish – a good ... read more CD

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Johnny OtisCuttin' Up ... CD
Epic/Wounded Bird, 1970. New Copy ... $3.99 14.99
Not the traditional Johnny Otis Show records you might know from Johnny's famous R&B years of the 50s – and instead a totally great record from the start of the 70s that's filled with funk, soul, and blues! The set really shows the way that Otis changed with the times – and the ... read more CD
(CD case has a small cutout hole.)

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Johnny OtisJohnny Otis Show Live At Monterey ... CD
Epic/Legacy, 1970. Used ... $11.99
Johnny's very much in his "revival" mode here – dipping back to his earlier R&B roots, and working with a host of famous older blues singers. The set's got vocals by Roy Milton, Roy Brown, Esther Phillips, Mighty Mouth Evans, Ivory Joe Hunter, Eddie Cleanhead Vinson, Margie ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Johnny OtisNew Johnny Otis Show With Shuggie Otis ... LP
Alligator, 1981. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny OtisOn With The Show – The Johnny Otis Story Vol 2 1957 to 1974 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A great second volume of pivotal episodes of The Johnny Otis Show from Ace Records and a compilation that represents two eras of Johnny Otis! On With The Show starts out by continuing the story of his late 50s and early 60s R&B years – then segues hard into his grittier funk-honed style ... read more CD

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Johnny Otis & FriendsWatts Funky ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Some of the greatest funky work you could ever hope to find by Johnny Otis! The package brings together tracks recorded by Johnny in his fantastic post-R&B years – the late 60s and 1970s, when he was scrappling around a variety of small labels, but also getting the chance to use that ... read more CD

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Johnny Otis Show/Snatch & PoontangsCold Shot/For Adults Only ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Man, we don't know if Johnny and show were growing their own weed in the back of the tour bus or what – but these late 60s efforts for the band are nice and messed up! The tipoff's probably a young Shuggie, looking very stoned on the cover of the album Cold Shot (the first one on this set), ... read more CD

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✨✧ Shuggie OtisFreedom Flight (purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
Epic/Get On Down, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
The second album from Shuggie Otis – a wild and wooly batch of grooves that really stretches out the sound from the first! Shuggie's got much more of a hand in the arrangements here – and the tunes are grooving in a sweet blend of funk, rock, and soul – really drenched in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Shuggie OtisInspiration Information (silver vinyl pressing) ... LP
Epic/Get On Down, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
An insanely wonderful album! Shuggie Otis is the son of Johnny Otis – the LA R&B maestro who was moving heavily into funk at the end of the 60s – and he has this tripped out, super-dope guitar style that he played to strong effect on Johnny's albums of the late 60s and early 70s, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Abiodun OyewoleGratitude ... CD
Fire, 2022. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Fantastic work from Abiodun Oyewole – best known as one of the founding members of the legendary Last Poets – but a singer who works here with a contemporary crispness that goes way beyond his roots! The message in Abiodun's older recordings is still alive and well here – in part ... read more CD
Also available Gratitude ... LP 35.99

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Abiodun OyewoleGratitude ... LP
Fire, 2022. New Copy 2LP ... $35.99 37.99
Fantastic work from Abiodun Oyewole – best known as one of the founding members of the legendary Last Poets – but a singer who works here with a contemporary crispness that goes way beyond his roots! The message in Abiodun's older recordings is still alive and well here – in part ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Gratitude ... CD 14.99

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OzoneGlasses ... CD
Motown/PTG (Netherlands), 1983. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A bit of a change from previous Ozone albums – a set that still has plenty of bass at the bottom, but also a fair bit of keyboards as well – stretching out nicely over the top, almost with a bit of an electro pop feel at points! The keys really make for a catchy sort of edge – ... read more CD

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Ozone/Billy Preston & SyreetaGigolette (voc, inst)/Just For You (Put The Boogie In Your Body) (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99 14.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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Padlock (with Gwen Guthrie)Padlock – Special Mixes By Larry Levan (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Mango/Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1983. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
A mini-LP, but one that packs more punch than most full length sets – thanks to a top-shelf lineup all the way through! The set's a project put together by Sly & Robbie, and recorded at Compass Point Studios – all with a groove that's kind of a dubbier take on the sound of New York ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ralfi PaganRalfi Pagan With Love (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fania/Craft, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
One of the sweetest singers of the Latin Soul era – the amazing Ralfi Pagan, a vocalist who was equally at home with English and Spanish, and who had a huge influence on the sound of 70s east coast soul! Ralfi's got a fragile vocal style that was right up there with the best of the New ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful pressing – 180 gram vinyl in a heavy cover!)

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✨✧ Hal Paige/James Wayne/Ursula Reed/Bob Gaddy/LarryHarlem Hit Parade – Old Town Blues Vol 2 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Some of the most hard-hitting work ever recorded for the Old Town label – a selection of R&B tracks from Hal Paige & His Wailers, James Wayne, Ursula Reed, Bob Gaddy, and Larry Dale! LP, Vinyl record album

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Robert PalmerAddictions Vol 1 ... CD
Island, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $0.99 3.99
Titles include "Bad Case Of Loving You", "Johnny & Mary", "Style Kills", "Looking For Clues", "Some Like It Hot", "Addicted To Love", "Price", and "Sweet Lies". (Rock, Soul) CD
(CRC pressing.)
Also available Addictions Vol 1 ... LP 8.99

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Robert PalmerAddictions Vol 1 ... LP
Island, Late 70s/Early 80s. Very Good ... $8.99
Titles include "Bad Case Of Loving You", "Johnny & Mary", "Style Kills", "Looking For Clues", "Some Like It Hot", "Addicted To Love", "Price", and "Sweet Lies". (Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Columbia House pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Addictions Vol 1 ... CD 0.99

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Robert PalmerClues ... LP
Island, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Gary Numan plays on the Numan-penned song, "I Dream Of Wires". Chris Franz from Talking Heads also makes a guest appearance. (Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear.)

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Robert PalmerHeavy Nova ... LP
EMI/Manhattan, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Robert PalmerPride ... LP
Island, 1983. Near Mint- ... $5.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Quiex II pressing. Cover is lightly stained at the bottom 3 inches, with a Quiex II sticker in front, and tracklist sticker in back.)

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✨✧ ParadiseWorld's Midnight (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Onyx/Bella Terra (Korea), 1982. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Rare 80s groove at its finest – served up by the excellent Paradise – an obscure group, but one who rival the best bigger acts of the time! These guys have a totally tight, totally right-on-the money sound – working with funky rhythms that are filled with jazzy changes – ... read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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ParisI Choose You/Punkin Funkin ... 12-inch
Kelli-Arts, 1980s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A mellow jazzy stepper that needs no introduction around these parts, with a breezy vibe and smooth modern soul production that keeps it in heavy rotation around Chicago's stepper's sets. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo pressing. Labels have a name in pen.)

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Junior ParkerLike It Is/Honey Drippin Blues ... CD
Mercury/BGO (UK), 1967/1969. New Copy ... $8.99 19.99
A pair of late 60s gems from the bluesy singer Junior Parker – back to back on a single CD! Like It Is features standout soul from the great Junior Parker – a singer who started out in blues, and already had a big legacy of music for Sun and Duke Records by the time of this Mercury set ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Junior ParkerSometimes Tomorrow My Broken Heart Will Die ... LP
Bluesway, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole.)

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Little Jr ParkerBlues Man ... LP
Minit, 1969. Near Mint- ... $29.99 34.99
A tasty album of hard bluesy tracks from Little Jr Parker – set to arrangements by Horace Ott, and very much in an older mode than the vintage of the album would imply. The tracks on the set have a late 50s hip R&B style – similar to late work by Louis Jordan, or some of the Duke ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Maceo ParkerSoul Classics ... CD
WDR, 2012. Used ... $9.99
One of the funkier albums that Maceo Parker's cut in recent years – a set that's still done with his frequent partners the WDR Big Band, but handled with a much stronger emphasis on the soul roots promised in the title! The set hearkens back to Maceo's years with James Brown, and also ... read more CD

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✨✧ Ray Parker JrGreatest Hits ... LP
Arista, Late 70s/Early 80s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and notes in pen. Labels have a name in pen.)

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Ray Parker JrOther Woman ... LP
Arista, 1982. Near Mint- ... $0.99 3.99
Ray Parker steps out here with the other woman – with a groove that's somewhat different than his earlier sound with Raydio! There's a slightly sharper edge than before – almost a rockish influence in some of the instrumentation, which is a key factor in helping Parker's crossover in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Ray Parker Jr & RaydioTwo Places At The Same Time ... LP
Arista, 1980. Sealed ... $14.99
Solid funky work from Ray Parker Jr & Raydio – a set that's lean and focused, and still very much in the earlier Raydio groove! Parker's still a bit away from the spotlight at this point – leaving the band to have the strongest role in the record, which is a great thing, given how ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ray Parker Jr & RaydioWoman Needs Love ... LP
Arista, 1981. Very Good+ ... $2.99
The start of Ray Parker's big hit run of the 80s – a set that has the Raydio group stripped down to just a duo behind Ray, and Parker very firmly out in the lead on vocals! The title hit's a smooth standard that's kept on going for many years – just the kind of cut that crossed Ray ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a few spots of sticker residue, a name in pen, and light wear. Labels have a name in pen.)
Also available Woman Needs Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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Ray Parker Jr & RaydioWoman Needs Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1981. Used ... $12.99
The start of Ray Parker's big hit run of the 80s – a set that has the Raydio group stripped down to just a duo behind Ray, and Parker very firmly out in the lead on vocals! The title hit's a smooth standard that's kept on going for many years – just the kind of cut that crossed Ray ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Woman Needs Love ... LP 2.99

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ParliamentEarly Years ... CD
Deep Beats (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $8.99
Fuzzy and funky soul from Detroit! This CD compiles the group's first incredible album – Osmium – plus some other singles from the time. Parliament at this point are much closer to earlier Funkadelic than on their later work – rocking hard with a very guitar-heavy groove, ... read more CD
(Booklet has a name in pen on the front.)

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ParliamentFunked Up – The Very Best Of Parliament ... CD
Mercury, 1970s. Used ... $3.99
The 70s catalog of funk legends Parliament is so big, and so strong, that it's hard to make a claim to be the "very best" of that massive selection of tunes – but honestly, this 16 track set does a pretty great job, and includes most of the tracks that first come to our minds as the ... read more CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole, case has a clear promo sticker.)

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ParliamentMothership Connection (Remastered & Expanded) ... CD
Casablanca/Mercury, 1975. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Here's where it all happens – the huge culmination of all the years of heavy funk and psychedelic soul created by George Clinton and the P-Funk empire – fused into an amazingly tight groove that helped win over much bigger audiences than ever before! The album title and cover are very ... read more CD
(Contains bonus material.)

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PartnersLast Disco In Paris (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
A sweet disco set from the late 70s – the only one we've ever seen by the Partners, who we're guessing were some sort of European studio combo! The sound is mighty nice – exactly what you'd guess from the title – the best sort of funky Euro disco style of the time, with some ... read more CD

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Johnny Pate/Four TopsShaft In Africa ... CD
ABC/Universal (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
One of the greatest blacksploitation soundtracks ever – a massively beautiful record that goes beyond any cliches of the genre, and serves up a fantastically unique batch of tracks! Chisoul arranger Johnny Pate did the music for the film – and (dare we say it?) it's even greater that ... read more CD

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Bobby PattersonStoryteller (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Proud/Tidal Waves, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99 26.98
A late rare gem from southern soul genius Bobby Patterson – the Texas talent who's best known for his work of the late 60s and early 70s, but who's featured here on a self-released album from the start of the 80s! The approach is a bit like the shift that Malaco Records was making in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies!)

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Kellee PattersonLet Go, Let Go (Let Love Be The Driver)/How I Love Your Smile ... 12-inch
Shadybrook, 1979. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Shadybrook sleeve.)

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Billy PaulBest Of Billy Paul ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1970s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
Billy Paul was one of the most compelling forces in 70s soul – blessed with a unique voice that was equally comfortable in the high ranges as in the low, and wholly capable of handling a number of different styles with equal skill, including mellow jazz, catchy soul, and strident uptempo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: Cover has a stuck gatefold, wear, and heavy staining on most parts.)

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Billy PaulGot My Head On Straight ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1975. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Wonderful work from Billy Paul – and one of his strongest non-nonsense soul albums of the 70s! The album's a stellar set of mellow cuts and righteous soul tunes – with Billy singing in that sublimely sophisticated mix of jazz and soul that crossed him firmly over the charts during the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a small sticker spot and a name in pen on the front, back and labels.)

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Billy PaulLet 'Em In ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1976. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Probably not Paul's strongest record, but you can't deny his voice sounds great and we're never ones to argue with Gamble & Huff production. Recorded at Sigma Sound and features arrangements and productions by Dexter Wansel alongside Jack Faith and Gamble & Huff, this album still ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a name in pen. Labels have a name in pen.)

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Billy PaulOnly The Strong Survive ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Although Jerry Butler had the first hit with "Only The Strong Survive" – way back in the late 60s, when Gamble & Huff were using his career to first forge their new ideas of Philly soul, Billy Paul does a great job with the cut here, taking it into a smooth modern mode that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a name in pen on both sides, and a promo stamp and tracklist sticker in back. Labels have some pen.)

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Paul Revere & The RaidersGoin To Memphis ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good ... $2.99 4.99
An overlooked groover by this 60s rock act – recorded in Memphis by Chips Moman, with a hard sock-soul approach that's almost a blue eyed soul take on the sound of Stax! There were probably more than a few famous Memphis session players on the set, and you can certainly imagine who might ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)
 
 



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