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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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StaplesPass It On (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Warner/Omnivore, 1976. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
The Staple Singers and Curtis Mayfield – working together here in a very Curtom groove! This great little set picks off where the group's work on the Let's Do It Again soundtrack left off – taking The Staples far past their Memphis sound of the Stax years, into a hipper, more adult ... read more CD

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... CD
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more CD
Also available Star Beams Play Disco Specials ... LP 20.99

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Star BeamsStar Beams Play Disco Specials ... LP
Gallo/Mr Bongo (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.98
A fantastic set from 70s South Africa – and a record that maybe has a lot more of an American funk vibe than you'd expect! The style is nice and lean, and is often in a mode that echoes some of the cooler underground disco of the late 70s on the east coast – almost as if these cuts ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Star Beams Play Disco Specials ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ StarpointHave You Got What It Takes ... LP
Elektra, 1990. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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StarpointIt's So Delicious ... CD
PTG/Vinyl Masterpiece, 1983. Used ... $6.99
A bit tighter and more conventional soul than earlier work by Starpoint, but still pretty darn great too – and great proof that the group were more on top of their bag than other funky combos of the type! Renee Diggs is strongly out front on vocals throughout – lending her sweet sound ... read more CD

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StarpointStarpoint ... CD
Casablanca/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. Used ... $9.99
Lean and grooving funk steeped soul from Starpoint – with more of a lively, Earth-based instrumental groove than some of the more drum machine and synth soaked albums that beamed out of the Starpoint spaceship later on in the 80s! This is their first album on Casablanca – a funky bit ... read more CD

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StarpointWanting You ... CD
Chocolate City/PTG (France), 1981. Used ... $11.99
Massive work from Starpoint – the kind of all-great record that few other groups of their era could hope to match! The set's got way more going on than usual the usual 80s groove (although that's very firmly in place too) – and steps out with a tightness and sense of presence that ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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Edwin StarrEdwin Starr – The Essential Collection ... CD
Motown/Spectrum (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $5.99
17 tracks from one of Motown's biggest acts at the end of the 60s – featuring tunes for that label, as well as a few others from later years. The set goes past the obvious hits, and features some nice ones that often get overlooked – or which you'd normally have to find only on rare ... read more CD

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Edwin StarrI Just Wanna Do My Thing/Mr Davenport & Mr James ... 12-inch
20th Century, 1977. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a 20th Century sleeve.)

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Dakota StatonDakota Staton ... LP
Muse, 1991. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Steam HeatAustin Funk ... LP
Fable/Jazzman (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
A legendary album from the Texas scene of the 70s – exactly the kind of set that helps the city of Austin live up to its massive reputation for music! The group's got a wonderful blend of jazz, soul, and funk – a unique blend that reminds us of our favorite funky Fantasy Records sides ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 1000!)

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Maureen SteeleSave The Night For Me/Rock My Heart ... 12-inch
Motown (UK), 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Deidre StephensEven Me Lord ... LP
Meltone, 1988. Near Mint- ... $33.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ringwear and a cut corner.)

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StepstonesLeave Us Alone (part 1, part 2) ... 7-inch
Big D, 1966. Very Good ... $43.99
(Funky 45's, Soul) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jimmy SterlingAt Least I Tried/I'm Alright In A World Gone Crazy ... 12-inch
Americom, Early/Mid 80s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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StevoMusica Negra ... CD
PMG (Germany), 1978. New Copy ... $6.99 16.99
A real killer from the Atlanta soul scene of the 70s – a set that's even more underground than some of the underground classics we've come to love over the years – and one that's got some mighty top-shelf talent in the mix! Lead singer Stevo is only part of the package here – as ... read more CD

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Billy StewartSummertime/I Do Love You ... 7-inch
Chess, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Soul) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue Chip Series pressing in the printed sleeve.)

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✨✧ Jermaine StewartFrantic Romantic (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Cherry Pop (UK), 1980s. New Copy ... $12.99
Dancer and pop soul sensation Jermaine Stewart's bright, thumping and 80s dancefoor R&B that busted out huge on the pop charts for a moment! Jermaine was a dancer on Soul Train and background singer before busting out with some catchy R&B hits and the massive pop smash "We Don't Have ... read more CD

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Angie StoneDJ Sampler – Pissed Off/The Ingredients Of Love/What U Dyin For/Snowflakes ... 12-inch
J Records, 2001. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Neo Soul, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Joss StoneTell Me Bout It (yam who rework, inst)/Put Your Hands On Me (album, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Virgin, 2007. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Sly & The Family StoneSmall Talk/High On You/Heard Ya Missed Me Well I'm Back ... CD
Epic/BGO (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
A trio of second-period Sly Stone albums – all brought together in a single CD set! On Small Talk, Sly's still doing pretty nice for himself in 1974 – with a sound that's perhaps a bit warmer than on the early records, but still nice and soulful – and peppered with a good dose of ... read more CD

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Sly StoneSly Before The Family Stone ... LP
Greyscale (France), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $42.99
That's a young Sly Stone on the cover – looking mighty slick, but not nearly as flashy as during the years of his bigger funk fame – which kind of sums up the excellent sound of this set! The collection features the earliest years of Sly Stone on record – a time long before The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 1000!)

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Sly StoneSly Stone – Recorded In San Francisco 1964 to 1967 ... LP
Sculpture, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $9.99
Early stuff by Sly – and pretty nice! The mix of styles is mostly hard soul, a bit jazz, and tiny roots of Sly's later funky style – and the record has a lot of cuts that may not be as great as Sly's Epic recordings, but which would sound pretty darn nice if they were on an obscure 45! ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a Factory Sealed sticker.)

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StormersLovers Song (with bonus download) ... LP
PMG/Tabansi (Austria), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
The Stormers are a group who rose from the ashes of the legendary Lagos funk combo Aktion – and they step out here with a really storming sound that definitely earns them their name! The groove is funk of the tightest form possible – especially for the start of the 80s – and the ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Jackie StoudemireGuilty – The Tap Recordings ... CD
Tap/P-Vine (Japan), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Rare Tap Recordings material from Jackie Stoudemire – including two tracks appearing here for the first time ever! Tap's singles are all pretty darn rare, and like most of the world, we first discovered Jackie's work on the Don't Stop compilation from Numero – which offered up rarities ... read more CD

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Ettore StrattaSymphonic Bossa Nova ... CD
Teldec, 1994. Used ... $6.99
Featuring Al Jarreau, Dori Caymmi, Gary Burton, Hubert Laws, and Tom Scott. (Brazil, Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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Sylvia StriplinGive Me Your Love ... LP
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Amazing! This lost Roy Ayers-produced gem from the early 80s has not only been one of the biggest sample records of all time, but it's also become one of the holy grails of the groovy record collecting scene! It's a stellar bit of jazzy soul with the same production vibe that's characterized Roy's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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StrokeStroke ... CD
Mirage/FTG (France), 1985. Used ... $11.99
The bass gets plenty of stroke on this mid 80s set – a record that hangs somewhere between 80s groove and Prince-era funk – but with a bit of quiet storm feel at times too! The tunes are pretty lean, not nearly as excessive as they could be – and often, a key instrumental element ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Nolan StruckI Got Bills To Pay ... LP
Retta's Records, 1985. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A bluesy update on the older style of Nolan Struck – a singer with more of a pedigree in soul, but who'd made a move to a more down-home style by the time of this set. Production is a bit modern, but still pretty strong – and there's a nice focus on Nolan's vocals, which have a well-cra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a top left corner with waviness, stains and peeling.)

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StruttStrut Your Stuff/Strut Overture ... 12-inch
First String, 1984. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Clyde StubblefieldOriginal ... CD
Liquid, 2003. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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StuffLive Stuff ... LP
Warner (Japan), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
A nice little live set from Stuff – one that's recorded in Tokyo, with a groove that's a bit more open than their better-known New York live album from a few years later! The sound's somewhat rougher than the Stuff studio sessions, but in a good way – one that shows that the combo can ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ StylisticsFabulous ... LP
H&L, 1976. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Seems like The Stylistics were recording a new album every few months at this point – and thankfully, through all that work they still managed to come up with a few great numbers now and then! This album's a great example of that fact – not as all-solid as their first few, but still ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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StylisticsSome Things Never Change (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Streetwise/Octave (Japan), 1984. New Copy ... $13.99
An overlooked later moment from The Stylistics – proof that a great vocal group never gets old! The set has the quartet reinventing themselves for a new generation – recording for Arthur Baker's Streetwise Records, and getting production and arrangements from Maurice Starr – who ... read more CD

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StylisticsSpecial Style ... CD
Streetwise/Octave (Japan), 1985. New Copy ... $13.99
A whole new sound for The Stylistics – one that has the group working here with Maurice Starr in a sweet 80s street soul style! The approach is a surprisingly good one – and given that Starr's backings are always on the lighter side of the spectrum, the group's trademark harmonies are ... read more CD

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Sugar BillySuper Duper Love ... CD
Fast Track/P-Vine (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... $16.99
A classic indie cooker from Sugar Billy – a bit funky, a bit clubby – and a really great batch of grooves done in a pre-disco mode! The tracks are all pretty darn upbeat – somewhat warmer than the funk of Fatback or Kool & The Gang, but still with a nicely rough-edged feel ... read more CD

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Donna SummerAnother Place & Time (expanded 3CD edition) ... CD
Atlantic/Driven By The Music (UK), 1988. New Copy ... $19.99 50.99
Donna Summer's in the hands of 80s pop superproducers Stock/Aiken/Waterman this time around – and the trio give her music just the kind of catchy, bouncy feel of some of their bigger hits for other artists at the time! The approach is surprisingly strong for Summer, and almost returns her ... read more CD
(30th Anniversary deluxe edition in a hard bound book with 2CDs of extra content!)

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✨✧ Donna SummerLive & More ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
An overstuffed double-length set from Donna Summer – one that features some of the live material promised in the title, plus some even better studio work as well! The first 3 sides of the album feature Donna recorded live – putting over tunes with a bit more personality and almost a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut gatefold cover, including the printed inner sleeves. Cover is lightly stained at the bottom 4 inches.)

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Bill SummersFeel The Heat ... CD
Prestige/BGP (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Masterful funky soul jazz from the mid 70s – and one of the best solo albums recorded by Headhunter Bill Summers – a sunny batch of Bay Area funk that really grooves with the best of Fantasy Records from the time! The set was produced by Skip Scarborough, and has that great bubbling, ... read more CD
Also available Feel The Heat ... LP 11.99

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Bill SummersFeel The Heat ... LP
Prestige, 1977. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Masterful funky soul jazz from the mid 70s – and one of the best solo albums recorded by Headhunter Bill Summers – a sunny batch of Bay Area funk that really grooves with the best of Fantasy Records from the time! The set was produced by Skip Scarborough, and has that great bubbling, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Feel The Heat ... CD 8.99

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Sun PalaceRude Movements ... CD
BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.98
The first-ever full length collection of work from Sun Palace – the enigmatic duo who cut some great underground club work on the early 80s New York scene! The set's broken into two halves – titled "Raw Movements" and "Rude Movements", after the famous instrumental ... read more CD

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Sunny & The SunlinersLittle Brown Eyed Soul ... LP
Key Loc/Big Crown, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 22.98
One of our favorites ever cut by Tex-Mex soulsters Sunny & The Sunliners – largely because it's got some really nice funk tracks! The album features a set of all English language tracks – with Sunny Ozuna singing in his best sweet soul style on the ballad tracks, and hitting a raw ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Sunnyland SlimSad & Lonesome ... LP
Jewel, 1972. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Titles include "It's You Baby", "Sad & Lonesome", "Be My Baby", "Brown Skin Woman", "My Past Life", "Got A Thing Going On", and "Blow Walter Blow". (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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SuperbsBest Of The Superbs – Lush Harmonies From Los Angeles' Finest Soul Set ... CD
Dore/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Superb soul from The Superbs – a great group from the LA scene of the 60s – and one who never cracked the charts as much as their contemporaries! The group mixes a female voice in with the male harmonies – in a style that doesn't always have the female singer in the lead, but ... read more CD

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SuperbsBobby Joe, Baby Brother, & Me/Get Ready For Love ... 12-inch
Dore, 1987. Near Mint- ... $9.99
An obscure later release from The Superbs – a group we mostly know for their earlier 45s! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Superdude Movie SoundsSuperfly/Freddie's Dead/Slaughter ... LP
Pickwick, 1973. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Funky soul covers from a host of hit blacksploitation films – played in fresh new versions by the mysterious Super Dudes! Most of the tracks here follow the originals pretty closely, but have some different elements that we really appreciate – slight changes in rhythms or ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some edge wear, with a small torn corner in the back paste-on.)

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SuperfreaqueBizarre Love Triangle 2003 (Nikki's nice house mix, Dannyboy's bizarre luv 2002 rmx, Nikki's camcam's woo woo mix, and Nikki's nrgized Euro version) ... 12-inch
Superfreaque, 2003. Sealed ... $1.99
An obscure house remake of this classic New Order song! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Superior MovementBe My Cinderella/For You ... 12-inch
Chycago International, 1981. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has an ink stamp.)

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Superior MovementKey To Your Heart ... CD
CBS/PTG (Netherlands), 1982. New Copy ... $10.99
Sublime soul from Superior Movement – an overlooked Chicago group of the 80s, but one that's every bit as wonderful as any of the bigger acts we can think of from the time! The group definitely put harmonies first in their music – and although the album's a bigger-label effort, the ... read more CD

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SupremesI Hear A Symphony ... LP
Motown, 1966. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Symphonic soul from The Supremes – a set that still has the trio working with the legendary Holland-Dozier-Holland team, but with a full set of orchestral backings that help them hit even more class and sophistication than before! The ballads have these really lush arrangements – never ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing. Cover has bent corners and a cutout notch.)

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SupremesSupremes A Go Go ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $9.99
One of the biggest charting LPs by The Supremes – and one of the best, too! The girls are opening it up a bit here – getting in on some of The Miracles Go Go action of the period, and laying down tunes that have a bit more of a northern groove to them – relying a bit more on a ... read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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✨✧ SupremesSupremes At The Copa ... LP
Motown, 1965. Very Good ... $2.99
The Supremes take on the classy Copa nightclub – and really bring down the house with a stunning mix of warmth, charm, and soul! The record's perhaps one of the "livest" of Motown live albums from the time – done in a spread-out style that features a lot more songs than some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original deep groove pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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SupremesSupremes In Japan! ... CD
Motown/Hip-O Select, 1973. Used Gatefold ... $28.99
One of the greatest Supremes albums of the 70s – a rare live Japanese session that wasn't even issued in the US at the time! The album follows strongly in the spirit of the other Motown Japanese live sets of the time – with really tight backings behind the group on stage, and a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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SupremesSupremes Sing Back In My Arms Again ... LP
Chung Sheng (Taiwan), Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Taiwanese compilation including early 60s hits, somehow with Japanese liner notes on the back cover. LP, Vinyl record album

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SupremesSupremes Sing Country Western & Pop ... LP
Motown, 1965. Very Good ... $4.99
A strange twist for the girls – not really because the material's country, but because the tunes selected are the kind of country tunes that would often be done in kind of a deep soul mode. There's still a sparkling quality on the album – and the girls' approach to the tunes is less ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Taiwanese pressing, in aa slightly different cover.)

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SupremesSupremes Sing Rodgers & Hart ... LP
Motown, 1967. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Classier than usual for the girls – as they move over to Broadway for a set of tracks penned by the Rodgers & Hart team, done up in a smooth Motown style that was probably designed to crossover, but which did so less than some of their straighter soul work. Still, even though the idea's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Taiwanese pressing in a slightly different cover.)

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✨✧ SupremesTouch ... LP
Motown, 1971. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Post-Diana Ross work by The Supremes, but a really great little album – and one that possibly even draws more on a harmony style without the famous diva in the lead! The sound here is rich and full – arranged by Jerry Long and David Van DePitte – and produced by Frank Wilson with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Supremes & The Four TopsReturn Of The Magnificent Seven ... LP
Motown, 1971. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A follow-up to 1970s pairing of The Supremes and The Four Tops – titled The Magnificent Seven (hence the title on this one!) – and done in a very similar mode. Back in the Diana Ross days, the Supremes had paired up with The Temptations on 2 great sets – and now, at a time in the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is lightly bent at the top right.)

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SurpriseBelieve Me ... LP
Beau Monde (France), 1983. New Copy ... $29.99
A wicked bit of 80s electro soul – one that's heavy on Yamaha keyboards and beats, but which was also recorded in Gabon – which gives the whole record a very different sound than New York material of the time! The rhythms are definitely in the funky soul side of the spectrum, but have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mike & Brenda SuttonDon't Hold Back ... CD
SAM/P-Vine (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $22.99
A great set of duet soul from Mike and Brenda Sutton – done very much in the best Ashford & Simpson mode of a few years before, and following a similar career path themselves – given that the Suttons had also written songs for bigger Motown acts in the 70s! There's a warm glow to ... read more CD

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Swamp DoggGag A Maggott (splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stone Dogg/Alive, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 21.99
One of Swamp Dogg's roughest and rawest albums of the 70s – a real down-home affair that's probably one of the clearest expressions of what Jerry Williams was trying to do with his character! The album was produced by Jerry in collaboration with Miami soul maestro Steve Alaimo – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bettye SwannTime To Say Goodbye (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good ... $4.99
(Funky 45's, Soul) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has an index sticker.)

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Sweat BoyzDo You Want To Jack/Do You Want To Dub/Do You Want To Perculate ... 12-inch
West Madison Street, 1988. Very Good ... $18.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Sweet MayaSweet Maya (with bonus track) ... LP
Sweet Maya/Luv N' Haight, 1977. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
An obscure group from the Michigan scene of the 70s – but one who work with a breezy vibe that feels a lot more like some of the Bay Area material we know from the time! These guys bring together a bit of jazz, touches of folk, and even some Brazilian currents – all in a mode that's ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Swing Out SisterBreakout (extended rmx, hornamental, carnival mix, 7'' mix) ... 12-inch
Mercury, 1986. Very Good (pic cover)... $4.99
"Breakout" is a real favorite of ours from the 80s – a jazzy oasis in 80s pop, and a track that only hinted at the genius to come from the group, delivered here in several versions, including the "carnival mix" – which brings in some nice percussion and offers up a ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Cover has surface wear and a name in pen.)

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Swing Out SisterIt's Better To Travel ... CD
Mercury, 1987. Used ... $3.99
A surprisingly great guilty pleasure from the 80s – the first album from Swing Out Sister, recorded when all the excitement of the UK post punk scene had just about faded, and most of the groups had left their exciting early roots behind. Enter these guys, picking up the last shreds of jazzy ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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SwitchSwitch ... CD
Gordy/PTG (Netherlands), 1978. New Copy ... $10.99
A seminal bit of seventies soul from Switch, and a record that really helped set the tone for countless others to come in the 80s – no surprise, given that the group's got members from both the DeBarge and Ingram families! There's a warmth here that few others can match – an earnest, ... read more CD

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SybilYou're The Love Of My Life (radio, extended)/The Love I Lost (radio, unrequited mix, the love I dub) ... 12-inch
Next Plateau, 1993. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Even a few years out of the box, Sybil was still keeping things real – and bringing a deepness back to popular soul that makes most of her records still hold up nicely today. This one features the new jack "You're The Love Of My Life", with a strong midtempo groove, at that pace ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Sybil with Salt N PepaCrazy 4U (swing beat radio, LP, double king club, swing it higher club, funky 45 radio, acapella) ... 12-inch
Next Plateau, 1990. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
Lots of new jack on this one from Sybil, a track that never really seems to go anywhere until Salt N Pepa come in at the end and finish it off. Not Sybil's best moment, but it kind of takes us back. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Roosevelt SykesSings The Blues ... LP
Crown, 1962. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The title's kind of an obvious overstatement – but it's also a great illustration of the simple and straightforward nature of the album – a set that's got a sound that's far rootsier than you might expect from its date – and which almost makes us feel like we're hearing Roosevelt ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label stereo pressing. Cover has some light wear, and a small bit of tape.)

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SylkSylk (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Earthquake/Tidal Waves, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
The only album ever issued by Sylk – a southern group with a sound that's tight, but never too slick – nicely indie from production to conception, and very different than other mainstream soul records from the time! The record's part of the great underground tradition of homegrown soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)
Also available Sylk (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP 28.99

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SylkSylk (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Earthquake/Tidal Waves, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
The only album ever issued by Sylk – a southern group with a sound that's tight, but never too slick – nicely indie from production to conception, and very different than other mainstream soul records from the time! The record's part of the great underground tradition of homegrown soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Clear vinyl limited to just 100 copies!)
Also available Sylk (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Edmund SylversHave You Heard ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A polished bit of LA soul, with lots of jazz players (Fred Jackson, Dorothy Ashby, Bobby Bryant) in the arrangements, and a number of smooth uptempo tracks that don't really make it as well as they might in the hands of another artist. Tracks include "Time", "I Choose You", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear with a hype sticker.)

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✨✧ SylversSylvers II ... CD
Pride/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. Used ... $14.99
The second album by The Sylvers – and like the first, a record that really has the group going way past any expectations you might have of them as a kid soul group! The Sylvers started out in the same era as the Jackson 5 and Five Stairsteps – but right from the start, they already ... read more CD
(2017 pressing – part of the Original Pride Breaks & Beats Collection!)

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SylvesterImmortal ... CD
Megatone, 1989. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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SynchrojackDaylight/900th Lifetime ... 12-inch
Melodies International, Mid 90s. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $4.99 12.98
Two mid 90s grooves from this underground British duo – one who were maybe more inspired by the early sounds of Detroit techno than Chicago house – but who also work here with a wonderful way of fusing the best of both! "Daylight" has a warm glow and lean groove – ... (New Grooves, Soul) read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Comes with a bonus zine – like other Melodies International releases!)

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Ben TankardAll Keyed Up (180 gram 45 rpm pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Air/Time Capsule (UK), 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A late 80s electro gem from Ben Tankard – a real multi-instrumentalist here, making best use of the digital technology of the time to serve up a smooth blend of jazzy fusion, funk, and soul! Ben plays most of the instruments here – midi keyboards, wind controllers, guitar synth, drum ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TaralDistant Lover (radio edit, lp version, teddy riley extended mix, inst, drumapella, acapella) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1997. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Motown sleeve.)

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Howard TateGet It While You Can ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good ... $24.99
Howard Tate is one of the most overlooked soul singers of the late 60's – and this is his only album from that decade! Part of the problem was probably that he recorded for Verve, a label that didn't really put its soul catalog that well (even though the label cut some excellent uptown sides ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a cutout hole, and some light stains on back.)

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TavaresFuture Bound ... CD
Capitol/PTG (Netherlands), 1978. Used ... $6.99
Tavares are at the height of their early career here – stepping out in a set of smooth soul tunes arranged by hitmeister Freddie Perren – the standout of which is the group's major disco classic "More Than A Woman"! That tune actually manages to outshine most of the other ... read more CD

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James JT TaylorMaster Of The Game ... LP
MCA, 1989. Sealed ... $2.99
A real breakout solo album from James JT Taylor – the singer who'd risen to fame with his work in Kool & The Gang earlier in the 80s – stepping out here as a very different talent overall! JT has a lot more inflection in his vocals here – possibly because of the backings, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(With hype sticker. Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Johnnie TaylorEver Ready ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A sweet set from Johnnie Taylor's late 70s run on Columbia Records – and a set with a definite groove for the dancefloors! The album' was recorded in Detroit, and features some sparkling production from Don Davis – very much in that Detroit-into-disco mode that Davis was pushing ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Johnnie TaylorRated X-Traordinaire – Best Of Johnnie Taylor ... CD
Legacy/Columbia, Late 70s. New Copy ... $4.99 7.98
Killer work from Johnnie Taylor – from the amazing period in which he reinvented himself as one of the bigger selling smooth soul acts of the 70s! Johnnie got his start as a solo act at Stax, churning out some great raw bluesy tunes that earned him more than a few hit records – but ... read more CD

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Johnnie TaylorShe's Killing Me/A New Day ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1979/1980. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
Pure greatness from Johnnie Taylor – two Columbia Records releases back to back on a single CD! First up is She's Killing Me, an obscure 7 track EP from Johnnie Taylor – almost a 12" single, but with more than enough going on to make us think of it as a full album! Johnnie's in ... read more CD

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Johnnie TaylorWall To Wall ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1985. Used ... $14.99
A set that's got maybe more of a contemporary crackle than some of the classic work of Johnnie Taylor – but a record that also shows the ever-evolving style of one of the greatest voices in bluesy soul! The record steps off a bit from the territory that Johnnie hit so well on Columbia – ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Little Johnny TaylorYou're Looking Good ... CD
Nasha, 1997. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Ted TaylorKeep Walking On ... LP
Charly (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue.)

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Ted TaylorTaylor Made ... CD
Ronn, Early 70s. Used ... $6.99
An obscure one from Ted Taylor – a lot blusier than some of his earlier soul work from the 60s, but with some great funky touches that really make the record great! As with most of these Ronn/Jewel albums, there's no real credits, so we have trouble figuring out who helped Ted get his groove ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Taylor Made ... LP 13.99

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Ted TaylorTaylor Made ... LP
Ronn, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
An obscure one from Ted Taylor – a lot blusier than some of his earlier soul work from the 60s, but with some great funky touches that really make the record great! As with most of these Ronn/Jewel albums, there's no real credits, so we have trouble figuring out who helped Ted get his groove ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing.)
Also available Taylor Made ... CD 6.99

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Ted TaylorTaylor Made For You ... LP
SPG, 1987. Sealed ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Te & JoezeeEach & Every Day (voc, simple dub, inst) ... 12-inch
Egyptian Empire, 1989. Sealed (pic cover)... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Teacher Haters/Unknown Female Soul SingersBig Pig Alley/Cut Loose/We Got A Thing/Guys Today ... 12-inch
Preservation Project, Late 60s. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $14.99
A sweet 12" single from the limited Preservation Project series! Side one begins with The Teacher Haters – unreleased material by a 60s group that have a very soulful take on the party rock style – really mixing together garagey elements and bluesy inspirations – a bit like ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(180 gram vinyl.)

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Tears For FearsSongs From The Big Chair ... CD
Mercury, 1985. Used ... $4.99
Was there a finer moment of 80s pop than this little gem? Maybe not – as the duo are at their most floppy-haired charming throughout – serving up some of the catchiest new romantic material of their generation, including the hits "Shout" and "Everybody Wants To Rule The ... (Rock, Soul) read more CD

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TeaseRemember ... CD
Epic/PTG (Netherlands), 1988. New Copy ... $10.99
One of the best albums in a big 80s run from Tease – thanks to great production from Mtume! The album's got a balance of soul and style that really holds together throughout – as the group finds especially strong ways of coming across on the ballads and mellower numbers, which often ... read more CD

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TechniquesLittle Did You Know (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99
A fantastic debut from The Techniques – and a set that also features a fair bit of work from Jamaican trumpet legend Baba Brooks! The vocal quartet have a great sound that's even more soulful and sharp than some of their contemporaries – maybe the difference that four voices make ... (Reggae, Soul) read more CD

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TeeluvBump'n/Keep It Right There/Baby Suzy/Who's The Boss ... 12-inch
Go-Head, Early 90s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Teen QueensTeen Queens ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
The Teen Queens were a hip R&B duo who deserve a lot more credit than their silly name might make you think. They had a style that was part raw R&B, and part 60s girl group, years before the girl group format was around long enough to become a cliche. This set pulls together some of their ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Crown pressing.)

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TekithaYou (radio, inst, remix, acapella) ... 12-inch
Digital, 2002. Sealed ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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TelexLooney Tunes ... LP
Atlantic, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, promo stamp, hype sticker, and lightly bent corner.)

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Tempest TrioTempest Trio ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $22.99
The one and only album from Tempest Trio – a sweet disco side project from Detroit funk masters Dennis Coffey and Mike Theodore! The trio's got that three-female vocal approach used by many other disco acts at the time – but served up over rhythms that definitely echo the earlier work ... read more CD
 
 



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