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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 OtisHere Comes Shuggie Otis (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epic, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
A classic album of bluesy funk – one that features the guitar of Johnny Otis' young son Shuggie, in a slightly tighter setting than he'd been getting on some of Johnny's own LPs! Shuggie here is still very much under the guidance of his dad – working in a mode that really emphasizes ... 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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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- ... $6.99 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 PalmerClues ... LP
Island, 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99 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- ... $4.99
(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- ... $3.99
(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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Paragons & The JestersWar – The Paragons Vs The Jesters ... CD
Sting (Sweden), Late 50s. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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ParisI Choose You/Punkin Funkin ... 12-inch
Kelli-Arts, 1980s. Very Good+ ... $14.99 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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Ray Parker JrAfter Dark (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Geffen/Universal (Japan), 1987. New Copy ... $12.99 14.99
Ray Parker Jr gave the world the massive Ghostbusters theme in the mid 80s, but that didn't stop him from coming out after dark – and showing folks that at the heart of the matter, he was still a top-shelf soul artist through and through! As with some of Ray's best, the album's a really self- ... read more CD

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Ray Parker JrGreatest Hits ... LP
Arista, Late 70s/Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Ray Parker JrOther Woman ... LP
Arista, 1982. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Ray Parker Jr & RaydioTwo Places At The Same Time ... LP
Arista, 1980. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Ray Parker Jr & RaydioWoman Needs Love ... LP
Arista, 1981. Very Good+ ... $1.99 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 9.99

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Ray Parker Jr & RaydioWoman Needs Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1981. Used ... $9.99
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 1.99

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Robert ParkerBarefootin' ... CD
Collectables, Mid 60s. Used ... $8.99
Stormin uptempo soul from one of the early heroes of the northern scene! "Barefootin" may have been Robert Parker's only hit, but it's a very groovy soul dancer with a catchy hook that just won't quit! The album's got a number of other great titles, too – all done in a similar ... read more CD

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ParliamentFunked Up – The Very Best Of Parliament ... CD
Mercury, 1970s. Used ... $1.99
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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ParliamentNewburgh Session (180 gram colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Funk To The Max (Netherlands), 1976. New Copy Gatefold ... $32.99 39.99
Vintage live recordings by George Clinton and his mighty P-Funk empire in the mid 70s – rehearsal sessions for the famous P-Funk Earth Tour – recorded in an airplane hanger in upstate New York! The sound is incredibly crisp and vibrant – these aren't sloppy rehearsal moments, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on 180 gram colored vinyl!)

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Johnny Pate/Four TopsShaft In Africa ... LP
ABC, 1973. Near Mint- ... $39.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole, light aging, center split in the top seam, a name in pen on both sides, and some notes in pen in back. Labels have a name in pen.)

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Leon PatilloI'll Never Stop Lovin' You ... LP
Myrrh, 1982. Sealed ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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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 PattersonMaiden Voyage ... CD
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 13.99
The most righteous album ever from Kellee Patterson – her first record, and a set that's way different from her more soul-based sides of later years! The album's got Patterson working in a wonderfully soulful approach to jazz – a style that's not unlike the earliest work by Dee Dee ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more CD
Also available Maiden Voyage ... LP 16.99

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Kellee PattersonMaiden Voyage ... LP
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 23.99
The most righteous album ever from Kellee Patterson – her first record, and a set that's way different from her more soul-based sides of later years! The album's got Patterson working in a wonderfully soulful approach to jazz – a style that's not unlike the earliest work by Dee Dee ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Maiden Voyage ... CD 8.99

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Billy PaulLet 'Em In ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1976. Very Good+ ... $5.99
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. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some smudges around the edges.)

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Billy PaulWhen Love Is New ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
Great stuff from Billy – not his most famous album, but filled with some obscure treasures that really stand out in his work – and the stellar Philadelphia International label! The record's got a tight Gamble/Huff sound – moving very much into the Philly modern style that would ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, lightly bent corners, small glue spots in front, and partially unglued bottom seam.)

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Paul HardcastleCollection ... CD
Trippin' N' Rhythm, 1990s/2000s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Back cover of booklet has a tiny bit of pen.)

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Gary Paxton & The Hollywood ArgylesGary Paxton Meets The Hollywood Argyles ... CD
Jasmine (UK), Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
(Rock, Soul) CD

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Freda PayneAfter The Lights Go Down Low ... LP
Impulse, 1963. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
An early gem from singer Freda Payne – recorded back in the days when she was a jazz vocalist, years before her famous hits as a soul artist in the early 70s! The album's a darkly-tinged session with arrangements by Manny Albam – done in the late nite mode that you'd expect from the ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing, with RVG stamp. Cover has two small cutout holes, but is otherwise great.)

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✨✧ Freda PayneBands Of Gold ... LP
HDH/Demon (UK), Early 70s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A great UK compilation, filled with gems from Freda's years at Hot Wax – including "Band Of Gold", "Unhooked Generation", "The Easiest Way To Fall", "Deeper & Deeper", "Bring The Boys Home", "Odds & Ends", "I Shall Not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Freda PaynePayne & Pleasure ... CD
ABC/Reel Music, 1974. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Genius work from Freda Payne – a set recorded after her bigger fame years for Invictus/Hot Wax – but a record that's done with an even deeper feel overall! The album features some key contributions from Lamont Dozier – who wasn't credited on the original record, due to his ... read more CD

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Freda PayneReaching Out ... LP
Invictus, 1973. Very Good+ ... $24.99
It's a few years after Freda's big hit "Band of Gold", and she's recording here in a very different mode! The record is produced by Holland-Dozier-Holland, with arrangements by a number of different talents, like McKinley Jackson, Tony Camillo, and Michael Smith – and the overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a timing strip, some ring & edge wear.)

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Pazant BrothersLive At The Museum Of Modern Art ... CD
Ace/BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A lost funky treasure – never issued before! For those not in the know, The Pazant Brothers (Ed & Al) were a duo of funky hornmen that first came to fame working with Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers – and then moved onto cut some great funky records of their own in the 70s. ... read more CD

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Pazant BrothersSkunk Juice – Dirty Funk From The Big Apple ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Mindblowing funk from one of the greatest combos on the New York scene of the early 70s – Pazant Brothers Eddie & Al, heard here on a host of their greatest recordings! The album is overstuffed with horn-heavy funky grooves that mark the Pazants as one of the hottest things going at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Peaches & HerbBest Of Peaches & Herb – 20th Century Masters The Millennium Collection ... CD
Polydor/Universal, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Danny PearsonBarry White Presents Mr Danny Pearson ... LP
Unlimited Gold, 1978. Very Good+ ... $28.99
A lost treasure from Barry White – the one and only album recorded by Danny Pearson, one of the few singers that Barry did as "special projects" during the 70s! Like Gloria Scott and Tom Brock – two other White-produced singers of the time – Pearson's got a wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, with promo track list sticker on the front. Cover has some light wear, but this is a nice copy.)

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Ann PeeblesAnn Peebles – The Original Soul Sister ... CD
Hi Records/Music Club (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
An amazing amount of greatness from the legendary Ann Peebles – easily one of the most important southern female soul singers of the 70s! Peebles was a seminal force on the Memphis soul scene, especially in the early part of the decade – working famously here for Hi Records, with lots ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ann PeeblesAnn Peebles Greatest Hits (with bonus download) ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
A really well-selected batch of tracks from the Hi Records years of the legendary Ann Peebles – one of the deepest female soul singers of the 70s! Ann was the female equivalent of Al Green for the label – their female powerhouse singer, always at the top of their roster – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download.)

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Ann PeeblesHandwriting Is On The Wall ... LP
Hi Records, 1978. Very Good+ ... $5.99
A bit late in the classic Hi years, but Ann's still going strong – in a smooth southern style that recalls the best 70s work by singers like Millie Jackson or Shirley Brown. In fact, Ann takes a hit at the "Shirley/Barbara" answer song cycle that kept going on after Shirley's " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has large seam splits and light surface wear)

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Ann PeeblesPart Time Love ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.99
A great litle early album from Ann Peebles – rawer than most of her more familiar stuff, with a gutbuckety soul quality that really keeps things fresh! We always love Ann's work, but in these early years she has a deep soul vibe that few other singers can touch – a level that easily ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Ann PeeblesStraight From The Heart (with download) ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 18.99
Ann Peebles sings straight from the heart on this classic early set for Hi Records – a record that's to female vocals what Al Green's work of the time meant to male soul! As with Green's Hi Records of the time, Willie Mitchell is firmly in charge of production and backings – working ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ Teddy PendergrassJohn Morales Presents Teddy Pendergrass – The Voice – Remixed With Philly Love ... CD
BBE (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 26.99
One of the greatest voices ever in soul music – served up here in a stunning set of new mixes by the legendary John Morales – king of the edit, with a talent that goes way back to the best modes of the early club scene in NYC – and an equally great ability to find all the best ... read more CD

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Teddy PendergrassJohn Morales Presents Teddy Pendergrass – The Voice – Remixed With Philly Love (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 3LP ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest voices ever in soul music – served up here in a stunning set of new mixes by the legendary John Morales – king of the edit, with a talent that goes way back to the best modes of the early club scene in NYC – and an equally great ability to find all the best ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available John Morales Presents Teddy Pendergrass – The Voice – Remixed With Philly Love ... CD 19.99

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Teddy PendergrassLittle More Magic ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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Teddy PendergrassTeddy ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1979. Very Good ... $8.99
Proof that Teddy Pendergrass was a fantastic solo act – and some of the most godlike work that he ever recorded! The record shows Teddy moving into territory all his own – with wonderfully smooth quiet storm arrangements offsetting the deeply soulful vocals he forged with Harold Melvin ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early pressing, FZ 36003. Labels have initials in pen.)

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✨✧ Teddy PendergrassTeddy Pendergrass Greatest Hits ... CD
Philadelphia International, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
Sublime stuff! When Teddy left Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, he was making one of the best moves of his career – as you'll hear on these amazing tracks, totally perfect bits of modern soul that moved the career of Teddy up about a zillion notches, and which also had a profound effect ... read more CD
(There is writing on the booklet and traycard.)

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Teddy PendergrassWorkin It Back ... LP
Asylum, 1985. Sealed ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy! Cover has a cutout notch.)

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PenguinsEarth Angel ... LP
Mercury/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great collection from this seminal west coast vocal group – one that features their Mercury material, including three unissued tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s issue. Cover has light wear and bumped corners.)

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People's ChoiceI Likes To Do It – Funkadelphia Vol 1 ... CD
Jamie, Late 60s. Used ... $9.99
Funky Philly! People's Choice were a group who later went onto smooth soul fame at Philly International – but during their early years, they were a great little funky group who recorded some tasty singles for the Phil-LA of Soul label. Their funky 45s are some of the most quickly sold from ... read more CD

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People's ChoiceWe Got The Rhythm ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1976. Very Good+ ... $11.99
People's Choice have the rhythm – as they did right from the very start, when they were first cutting records as a late 60s funk combo in Philly! The style here is more late 70s club, handled with perfection by the team of Gamble & Huff – but the PC approach is still a lot more ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mild corner bend, some clear tape with a small peel.)

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Greg PerrySmokin' ... CD
RCA/Reel Music, 1977. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
A great little album of smooth soul cuts from Greg Perry – an extremely talented arranger, producer, and songwriter whose credits includes work in soul, pop, and country – appearing here in one of the few sessions he ever cut under his own name! There's a bit of a southern soul feel ... read more CD
(First time on CD!)

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Lee Perry & The UpsettersScratch The Upsetter Again ... LP
Trojan/Antarctica Starts Here, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 24.98
Nice batch of early 70s cuts by Lee Perry, replete with his unique approach and the roots of the out there production and songwriting skills that Lee would use to transform Jamaican music for decades to come! Taken from the LPs Scratch The Upsetter Again and Eastwood Rides Again, filled with the ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Perry & The HarmonicsIntrigue With Soul ... CD
Mercury/Monkey Dog (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $6.99 16.98
A unique little record – unlike anything else we can think of – one that combines the hippest side of the 60s soul jazz vibe with that decade's popular love of spy culture too! The set's mostly instrumental, but has a few dropped-in vocals that really open things up – and the ... read more CD

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PersuadersThin Line Between Love & Hate ... CD
Collectables, 1972. Used ... $6.99
A landmark album – one of the greatest harmony soul albums of the early 70s! The title cut is one you'll know instantly – as "Thin Line Between Love & Hate" is one of those soul classics that never gets old – and the rest of the album's equally great, with a sublime ... read more CD

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PersuasionsStreet Corner Symphony ... CD
Capitol/Collectables, Early 70s. Used ... $11.99 18.99
A Capella revival material from this legendary 70s ensemble. This album's possibly their best, and features the sort of mix of material – gospel, soul, and rock – that made them big with the crossover crowd. Includes Dylan's "The Man In Me", Curtis Mayfield's "People ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Marvin Peterson & The SoulmastersMarvin Peterson & The Soulmasters In Concert (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Century/P-Vine (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
Tremendous early work from trumpeter Hannibal Marvin Peterson – an artist you might know from his long-spun spiritual jazz work of the 70s – but who sounds nicely different here on a rare early set from the 60s! The record was done when Marvin was part of the ultra-hip jazz program at ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Jeff PhelpsMagnetic Eyes ... LP
Engineered For Sound, 1985. Near Mint- ... $16.99
An obscure bit of electro soul from the 80s – an excellent small label set with lots of cool electronics! There's a touch of Roy Ayers spirituality in the music, made slightly chillier through the 80s keyboards and drum tracks – but the balance is quite nice, a lot more soulful than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German reissue on Tomlab.)

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Esther PhillipsAlone Again, Naturally ... CD
Kudu/Reel Music, 1972. New Copy ... $8.99 15.98
One of the deepest soul sets from Esther Phillips' 70s years on Kudu Records – a set with some nicely gritty grooves and a surprisingly earthy feel at times – especially when compared to some of her other albums of the time! Backings are by James Brown's old reedman, Pee Wee Ellis ... read more CD

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Esther PhillipsBurnin/Confessin The Blues ... CD
Atlantic/Collectables, Early 70s. Used ... $8.99
2 albums recorded by Esther in the years before she broke into big fame on the Kudu label. Burnin is a stunning live set that marked Esther's move from being a loud young R&B singer into an older, more mature interpreter of material in a more jazzy style. She's backed here by a good group ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Esther PhillipsCapricorn Princess ... LP
Kudu, 1976. Near Mint- ... $4.99 9.99
A pretty amazing set from Esther Phillips – her final album for Kudu – and a beautiful mix of soaring soul sounds from one the most unique, emotionally-inflected soul vocalists of her era! Esther's in prime Kudu mode here – working with jazzy arrangements by David Matthews and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has a cut corner, some ring and edge wear, and a split bottom seam with thick tape remnants.)

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✨✧ Esther PhillipsGood Black Is Hard To Crack ... LP
Mercury, 1981. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Esther's swan song for Mercury, featuring tunes in a number of modes. Material ranges from a laid back early 80s soul reading of "Crazy", to more stripped down clubby soul on par with the previous album, to more stripped down modern groovers. Produced by Benny Golson. Other titles ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, sticker removal spot on corner.)

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Sandra Phillips/Bette WilliamsSwamp Dogg's Southern Soul Girls ... CD
Canyon/Kent (UK), 1970/1971. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
Forget the Swamp Dogg reference in the title – because the work here is totally different than his usual bag – and very much in the best female southern soul mode of the time! The first half of the CD features the rare Canyon album Too Many People In One Bed by Sandra Philips – a ... read more CD

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Wilson PickettBest Of Wilson Pickett Vol 2 ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Wilson's second set of "greatest hits" collected by Atlantic – and with some tasty later work that pushes past the obvious hits of earlier days! The set features 13 numbers in all, most with that hard southern feel that Wilson got while working with producers like Rick Hall, Tommy ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(1841 Broadway label pressing, including Atlantic inner sleeve.)

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Wilson PickettChocolate Mountain ... LP
Wicked/Wagram (France), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 28.99
An overlooked gem from Wilson Pickett – recorded in the post-Atlantic years, and with some great funky moments mixed in with those undeniably soulful vocals from the Wicked Pickett! Arrangements are by Brad Shapiro, who works the same magic here with Wilson that he did with a handful of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wilson PickettExciting Wilson Pickett ... LP
Atlantic, 1966. Very Good ... $19.99
Always exciting work from the Wicked Pickett – a set that's filled with sharp-edged soul tracks throughout – and which perfectly shows why Wilson was a key link between funk and soul back in the 60s! The album was recorded at the two great hubs of southern soul production in the 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red and purple label pressing. Cover has some surface wear, aging, and a small tear in the back paste-on.)

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✨✧ Wilson PickettGreat Wilson Pickett Hits ... LP
Wand, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
An excellent batch of early work by Wilson Pickett – recorded before his Atlantic years, and with a great sound that's even rawer than his more famous later work. The tracks are a mixture of hard southern soul, R&B riffing, and shouting 60s groovers – and while there's perhaps less ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has light surface & edge wear, light stain along the top on the back cover. Includes Scepter inner sleeve!)

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Wilson PickettI Want You ... LP
EMI, 1979. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Later work from soul pioneer Wilson Pickett – working at EMI here, and in an updated style – on a record that would be better remembered, if not for the trailblazing importance of Pickett's earlier career. Having previously helped define raw southern soul and deliver it to the masses, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy.)

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Pieces Of A DreamBest Of Pieces Of A Dream ... CD
Blue Note, Mid 80s-Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
Tracks include "The Cool Side", "Keep It Smooth", "Club Jazz (Club Mix)", "My Love", "Baby It's Your Turn Now", and "Round Midnight" – 14 tracks in all. (Jazz, Soul) CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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Pieces Of A DreamJoyride ... LP
Manhattan, 1986. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A mid 80s hit for Pieces of a dream – moving here a lot farther from their roots as a smooth fusion soul ensemble. The album's got production by Lenny White and Maurice White – both of them working in the more electronic style that infused their own soul work as the 80s progressed. ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Aside label has some marker. Cover is great.)

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Pieces Of A DreamPieces Of A Dream ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Very Good ... $3.99
The debut of a genius group that would forever transform the sound of electric jazz in the 80s – and a brilliant set that few others could match at the time! Pieces Of A Dream first snuck onto the scene with a sound that was refreshingly subtle at the time – almost a back-to-basics ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring and edge wear. Label on Side 1 has large spots of marker.)

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PigbagGetting Up (dance mix, radio mix)/Giggling Mud/Go Cat ... 12-inch
Stiff, 1982. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99 5.99
(Rock, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(US pressing.)

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Faith PillowFaith Pillow ... LP
Uncle Tunes, 1981. Near Mint- ... $29.99
A lost soul gem! Faith Pillow has a style that's a bit Roberta Flack, a bit Donny Hathaway – mixing up soul and jazz in a mode that's pretty complicated, quite sophisticated, yet unarguably soulful! This rare 1981 set is a live recording that features Faith in an intimate setting – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a small center split in the bottom seam.)

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Pink LadyPink Lady ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
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PiranhaHeaded In The Right Direction (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Amazon South/P-Vine (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $24.99
Bassy funk from the early 80s southern scene – the only album we've ever seen from Piranha, and a gem of a tight little set! The groove here is roughly in the mode of some of the better-known northern club groups in the post-disco years – crafted with lots of boogie bass on the bottom ... read more CD

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PlattersAll-Time Greatest Hits ... CD
Mercury/Universal, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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PlattersChristmas With The Platters ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
It's a smooth smooth Christmas from The Platters – heard here in their wonderful 1963 Christmas album! The set follows in the style of the group's late 50s hits – but with a sound that's a bit more tuned to the season, and not as much in the late nite smoochy mode of some of their more ... (Holiday Music, Soul) read more CD

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PlattersGreatest Hits – Featuring Paul Robi ... LP
Jango, 1986. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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PlattersRemember When? ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)


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Players AssociationPlayers Association/Turn The Music Up! ... CD
Vanguard/Ace (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A pair of gems from The Players Association – back to back on a single CD! First up is the fantastic first album from The Players Association – a group who may well have gotten their name for the great jazzy musicians in their lineup! Players Association are best known for their disco ... read more CD

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Players AssociationThings You Get Me To Do (long, short) ... 12-inch
Vanguard, 1981. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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PleasureGet To The Feeling ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $7.99 14.99
Wonderfully tight work from Pleasure – a record that definitely lives up to the lean, clean image on the cover – as it's got the group honing their funky skills even more strongly than before! Wayne Henderson's at the helm, finding the group hit this razor-sharp groove that comes ... read more CD

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PleasureGlide/The Real Thing ... 12-inch
Fantasy, 1979. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Killer funky cuts, back to back! "Glide" is an upbeat dancefloor tune that was one of the group's most popular numbers, backed here with another uptempo groover that's got lots of wah wah guitar moving really fast, and slick flanged-up vocals that groove in the band's best late mode. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have a name in pen.)

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PleasureJoyous ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $7.99 14.99
Joyous grooves indeed – the second album by this legendary 70s jazzy soul outfit – and a landmark album in the Fantasy Records Bay Area funk mode! The record will forever be remembered for the cut "Joyous" – a monster groover with a killer hook, strong funky playing, ... read more CD

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PleasureSpecial Things ... LP
Fantasy, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A really special thing from Pleasure – a set that has the group sounding sharper and tighter than ever – with a lean funky groove that's just right for stepping into the 80s! Things are never too slick or commercial – and the core funk combo energy of Pleasure still really comes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, partially torn off index sticker, edge and ring wear. Name in pen on both sides.)

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PocketsSo Delicious ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $8.99 16.99
Wonderful work from Pockets – a group who started out more in a jazzy mode, but who here have emerged as a fully-formed, soaringly soulful group that's a perfect fit for the Kalmiba Productions style of the late 70s! As you probably know, Kalimba's the production arm of the Earth Wind & ... read more CD

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PocketsTake It On Up (with bonus track) ... CD
Columbia/Expansion (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $7.99 16.99
A killer blend of soul and funk from Pockets – a group with a very jazzy pedigree in their roots, but who stretch forth here with some great studio help from the Kalimba Productions team of the Earth Wind & Fire empire! The groove is very much in the best 70s EWF mode – tight, but ... read more CD

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Bonnie PointerBonnie Pointer (1978) ... LP
Motown, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A great Motown set from the 70s – a record that grooves with the new styles the label was exploring at the time, yet still has a rock-solid quality that links back to its 60s heritage too! The main strength here comes from Bonnie Pointer – whose vocals have an instantly classic sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, with 5:14 duration on "Heaven Must Have Sent You". Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Noel PointerCalling ... LP
United Artists, 1980. Near Mint- ... $3.99 5.99
Sublime work from Noel Pointer – a set that sparkles equally from both his soul and jazz talents! The record's a perfect example of the way that key artists like Pointer were blending R&B and fusion at the end of the 70s – really perfecting earlier experiments of cats like Norman ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a light trace of a sticker.)

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Pointer SistersBlack & White ... LP
Planet/RCA, 1981. Near Mint- ... $3.99 7.99
A great step into the 80s for The Pointer Sisters – a record that has them bringing in themes that are a bit more soulful than some of their previous efforts! The album's still got all the big crossover potential of their other hits – but the groove's got a solidly soulful vibe overall ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(New Zealand pressing. Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has a small center split in the spine, in great shape otherwise.)

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Pointer SistersBreak Out ... LP
Planet, 1983. Very Good+ ... $13.99
The album's no breakout for the Pointer Sisters, as the trio were already at the top of the charts when the set was released – but the whole thing does find a great way to keep the grooves coming in the group's lasting relationship with producer Richard Perry! There's plenty of 80s elements ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – BEL1-5410. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Pointer SistersContact ... LP
RCA, 1985. Very Good+ ... $1.99 3.99
The Pointer Sisters in their slick, sultry pop soul mode of the mid 80s – at this point doing the synthesizer soul sound as well as ever – with big hooks and more subtle stylistic flourishes in the production! The Pointers were on one heck of a commercial win streak at this point, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Vinyl has a short click on "Bodies & Souls".)

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Pointer SistersEnergy ... LP
Planet, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A huge crossover moment for The Pointer Sisters – thanks to their mega-hit version of Bruce Springsteen's "Fire", which helped sell about a gazillion copies of the record! The sound of that hit pretty much sums up the overall style of the album – as the trio delivers a number ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Pointer SistersHaving A Party ... CD
Blue Thumb/Universal (Japan), 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 16.99
The name may be a bit hokey, but this is one heck of a great little record – every bit as sly and funky as work on the group's excellent Steppin album! The man to thank here is Sonny Burke – who handled arrangement and direction of the backings – and who brings in plenty of heavy ... read more CD
 
 



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