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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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ThompsonsI'll Get Over It ... CD
BCW, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 14.00
A tremendous album from a totally hip Philly soul group of the 70s – the kind of quartet who would have been huge, had they recorded in another city – but whose genius was most likely eclipsed by the superstars that were stuffing the Philadelphia scene at the time! These guys have a ... read more CD
Also available I'll Get Over It ... LP 19.99

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ThompsonsI'll Get Over It ... LP
BCW, Mid 70s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99
A tremendous album from a totally hip Philly soul group of the 70s – the kind of quartet who would have been huge, had they recorded in another city – but whose genius was most likely eclipsed by the superstars that were stuffing the Philadelphia scene at the time! These guys have a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I'll Get Over It ... CD 12.99

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ThompsonsMessage (Froz1 edit)/I'll Always Love You ... 7-inch
BCW, Mid 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
One of the best cuts from this hip Philly soul group – given a slight edit by Froz1, who makes things even funkier! The tune's got this chugging groove and deeper soul group lyrics – almost like early BT Express meeting Norman Whitfield Temptations – but all with a nicely rough ... (Funky 45's, Soul) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Big Mama ThorntonHound Dog – The Peacock Recordings ... CD
MCA/Peacock, Early 50s. Used ... $3.99
A great set of 50s recordings by gritty rhythm & blues singer Big Mama Thornton – whose most famous for grittier shouters – but there's some surprisingly easygoing numbers here, too! Her famous "Hound Dog" opens this set, and sets the pace strongly – for a batch of ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Three DegreesStrategy – Our Tribute To Philadelphia ... CD
Soulmusic.com (UK), 2016. New Copy ... $3.99 14.99
This legendary trio of singers go back to their Philly Soul roots of the 70s – and come across surprisingly well in the process! We'll be the first to admit that we were a bit wary, given the cover and length of time since the group's classic releases – but Three Degrees really step up ... read more CD

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Three DegreesThree Degrees ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
Smooth female soul from one of Philly's hottest female trios – Gamble & Huff's big answer to First Choice, and an equally important force in 70s female soul! The album's got a nice mixture of Philly groove and tighter crossover arrangements from the likes of Norman Harris, Bobby Martin, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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3LWGirl Can Mack ... LP
Epic, 2002. Near Mint- 2LP ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and bent corners.)

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Timex Social ClubMixed Up World (extended version, radio edit, euro-mix, dub) ... 12-inch
Danya, 1986. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Danya sleeve.)

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T-LifeSomething That You Do To Me ... CD
Arista/PTG (Netherlands), 1981. New Copy ... $11.99
One of the few albums issued by Theodore "T" Life as a leader – right around the time he was handling grooves for a handful of other artists too! The style here is like some of the best modern soul albums coming out on Arista at the time – funky soul, but a cut above – ... read more CD

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Kim TolliverCome & Get Me I'm Ready ... CD
Chess/Reel Music, 1973. Used ... $6.99
One of the deepest soul records ever issued by Chess Records – and the album wasn't even done in Chicago! The album's the only full effort issued under the name of Kim Tolliver – a singer who'd worked previously for Fantasy as Kimberley Briggs – and it's a sublime effort from ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Tom Tom ClubBoom Boom Chi Boom Boom ... LP
Sire, 1989. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Tom Tom ClubMan WithThe 4-Way Hips (long, dub, short) ... 12-inch
Sire, 1983. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Tom Tom ClubPleasure Of Love (long version, inst) ... 12-inch
Sire, 1983. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
Kind of a follow-up to the group's more famous "Genius Of Love" – done here in a similar style, with the same mix of lightly dancing rhythms and an almost child-like approach to melody. The track's offered up in long and instrumental versions – in a very colorful pic sleeve ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Tom Tom ClubTom Tom Club ... LP
Sire, 1981. Very Good ... $7.99
The first album by The Tom Tom Club – a group that started out as a side project by Talking Heads members Tina Weymouth and Chris Frantz – but which went onto have a surprising life of its own! Like the Talking Heads at the start of the 80s, Tom Tom Club were very open to pulling ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Labels have a name in marker. Cover has heavy edge wear, a split bottom seam held with clear tape, and some staining on the bottom half.)

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Gary TomsTurn It Out ... LP
MCA, 1977. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Titles include "Don't Knock My Love", "Suite Disco (movements 1 & 2)", "Cuckoo Cuckoo", "Turn It Out", and "Hurricane". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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TopicsTopics – Wanted Live By A Million Girls ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $8.99
Wanted live by a million girls – and by a fair bit of crate-diggers too – given the rarity of this 70s soul set! The album's an obscure gem from a group with a really warm sort of sound – a bit modern soul mixed with boogie, and produced at a surprisingly strong level for such an ... read more CD

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Toni TornadoBR3 ... LP
EMI/Polysom (Brazil), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
Funky soul from Toni Tornado – one of the first talents in Brazil's samba soul generation of the 70s! Toni's got a style that's a lot like early work by Tim Maia – a blend of American funk and soul, with traces of some of the other Brazilian arranging styles that were popular at the ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Toni TornadoToni Tornado ... LP
Odeon/Mad About Records (Portugal), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $31.99
An early 70s gem from Brazilian singer Toni Tornado – one of that country's greatest soul singers of the time, and an artist with a real talent for putting over a groove! The tunes on the set are a mad mix of heavy funk, deep soul, and larger arrangements – making the whole thing sound ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand-numbered limited edition of 500!)

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Touch Of ClassI'm In Heaven ... LP
Midland, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A killer little soul group who recorded with John "Monster" Davis in the mid 70s – really soaring with a groove that rivals some of their bigger contemporaries on the east coast group scene! Touch Of Class sing in a style that's sometimes fragile, but often more suited to the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a name in pen. Labels have initials in pen.)

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Allen ToussaintAllen Toussaint Collection ... CD
Reprise, 1970s. Used ... $6.99
A wonderful collection of New Orleans soul legend Allen Toussaint's recordings for Reprise in the 70s! The Reprise years were really magical period for Allen, recording some of the greatest music of his career – mixing funk with heavy soul early in the decade and with a bit more sweetness and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Allen ToussaintSouthern Nights (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Reprise/4 Men With Beards, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.98
Damn great work from Allen Toussaint – a record that was cut at a time when he'd really made his way into the mainstream of American music, yet could still come across with a hard New Orleans groove! The title cut, "Southern Nights", is a perfect illustration of this fact – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Allen ToussaintWhat Is Success – The Scepter & Bell Recordings (Toussaint – plus singles) ... CD
Scepter/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Some of the greatest work ever recorded by Allen Toussaint – his legendary Toussaint album for Scepter (aka Whisper To A Scream) – plus some rare late 60s singles that have never been on CD before! The core album is amazing – Allen Toussaint's first big move as a solo act, and ... read more CD

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Tower Of PowerBack To Oakland (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Warner (Japan), 1974. Used ... $16.99
Tower Of Power are back in Oakland, after recording their previous album down south – cooking up plenty of East Bay grease with their horn-heavy groove at the height of its power! These guys were always a cut above any other band who tried for this territory – and this early version of ... read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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Tower Of PowerYou Ought To Be Havin Fun – The Columbia/Epic Anthology ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 70s/Mid 90s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99
Two slices of work from Tower Of Power – both recorded for Sony/CBS, but with over a decade between them! First up, the set presents 19 killer cuts from the Columbia Records years of Tower Of Power – a time when the group moved away from Warner Brothers, where they were maybe losing a ... read more CD

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Ed TownsendNew In Town ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
An obscure early session from Ed Townsend – an artist who's perhaps better known as a songwriter of hits for others, and slightly less as a 70s soul singer on Curtom and Casablanca! Yet here, Ed's starting out his career as a mainstream crooner – cast by Capitol as a sepia Sinatra, and ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a small split on the top seam, but is nice overall.)

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TrammpsDisco Inferno ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A landmark album from The Trammps – and a record that broke the group firmly out of the Philly ghetto, yet still carried all the best touches of the Sigma scene! Sure, the title track was a super-huge hit – thanks to a plug in Saturday Night Fever – but the record itself is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some pen.)

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TrammpsLegendary Zing Album (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Buddah/Elemental (Spain), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
The first full album cut by The Trammps – and a landmark bit of Philly club sounds! The group had already been grooving the burgeoning east coast disco scene for years, which is why the album's called The Legendary Zing Album (the group's version of "Zing Went The Strings Of My ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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TrammpsWhole World's Dancing ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Sealed ... $0.99
The Trammps are still burning strong at the end of the 70s – never losing their Philly groove despite a run on the charts and much bigger fame than most of their contemporaries – and in a way, the album's almost a back-to-basics affair that's pure Philly all the way! Arrangements here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark.)

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TraxDancing In The Street ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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TreniersRockin' Is Our Bizness ... LP
Okeh/Edsel (UK), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Hard-wailing R&B material from one of the greatest groups on the Chicago scene – a collection of 50s Okeh recordings by the legendary Treniers! In later days, the group morphed into more of a rocking supper club act – but in these early years, they had a style that was rough, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Trina & TamaraTrina & Tamara ... LP
C2 Records/Sony, 1999. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Trouble FunkDrop The Bomb ... LP
Sugar Hill, 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Probably the best album ever cut by this DC funk group that defined the Go Go sound of the early 80s! The record features tracks that are a bit tighter than usual, with some nice heavy moments, and the occasional nice drumbreak. Titles include "Pump Me Up", "Drop The Bomb", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue.)

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Tony TroutmanYour Man Is Home Tonight (photo cover) ... LP
TMain, 1982. Sealed ... $11.99
Classic bit of independent soul from the south, with a sweet bluesy feel, and surprisingly modern production that brings out the best in Tony's great voice. "Your Man Is Home Tonight" has a sweet sweet sound that's right in keeping with the album's southern modern soul groove – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is shopworn.)

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Doris TroyJust One Look – The Best Of Doris Troy ... CD
Ichiban/Soul Classics, 1994. Used ... $13.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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TurbansGreatest Hits ... LP
Herald, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Herald pressing.)

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✨✧ Ike & Tina TurnerRiver Deep – Mountain High ... LP
A&M, 1966. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A legendary pairing of two key 60s pop talents – the soulful sounds of Ike & Tina Turner, and the soaring production styles of Phil Spector! The album's quite different than some of the grittier Turner projects of the time – lots of full orchestrations and strings, mixed with the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vintage UK stereo pressing – very nice!)

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Ike & Tina TurnerWorld Of Ike & Tina – Live ... CD
United Artists/BGO (UK), 1973. New Copy ... $9.99
A fiercely funky live set from Ike & Tina Turner – one that almost feels like some of the James Brown albums at The Apollo – given the expanded structure of the presentation, which also includes the whole Ike Turner universe! The show gets announced with this bold sense of pride ... read more CD

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Ike TurnerEdge (limited edition LP sleeve pressing) ... CD
Fantasy/Culture Factory (France), 1980. New Copy ... $4.99 14.98
One of the last Ike Turner albums to contain lead vocals by Tina – a set from the start of the 80s, issued right before Tina hit that huge solo career on her own! Tina's vocals come in early and are in very much in fine form – more in the mode she'd use on records to come than her ... read more CD

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Ike TurnerRockin' Blues ... LP
Stateside (UK), 1960s/1970s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Titles include "Hey Miss Tina", "Stringin Along", "I Miss You So", "Nobody Wants Me", "All The Blues All The Time", and "The Wild One". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a light stain on the bottom 3 inches.)

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Ike Turner & The Kings Of RhythmBlack Man's Soul ... CD
Funky Delicacies, 1969. Used ... $6.99
Great stuff – and the only truly funky album that Ike Turner ever recorded! This set's a batch of obscure funky instrumentals – and sounds like a strong compilation of rare 45s, filled with hard funky drums, nice breaks, and plenty of super-tight grooves. Nearly every cut's a winner ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ike Turner & The Kings Of RhythmHey Hey – The Legendary Ike Turner & The Kings Of Rhythm ... LP
Red Lightnin (UK), Late 50s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $14.99
An essential collection of early work from Ike Turner – done before Tina was in the mix, and with a host of great singers – in lineups that include material recorded under the names of Icky Renrut, Bobby Foster, Timothy Coooper, Sammy Grimes, Chuck Wheeler, and Johnny Wright! Lots of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe TurnerBig Joe Turner's Greatest Hits ... LP
Atlantic, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Some of the greatest work ever from this Kansas City singer – material from that 50s stretch when he was reinventing himself as an R&B giant on Atlantic Records – exploding with new energy, and a fair bit of nasty lyrics too! Cuts include "Honey Hush", "Crawdad ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Joe TurnerComplete Boss Of The Blues Sings Kansas City Jazz – The Complete Mono & Stereo Recordings ... CD
Atlantic/Bear Family (Germany), 1956. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99 22.99
A real classic from blues giant Joe Turner – a singer who burst back to the mainstream on 50s Atlantic Records, thanks to a host of R&B singles that burned up the charts – but who here returns to his roots, and lays down a great set of jazzy tunes that get back to his roots in the ... (Blues, Soul) read more CD

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Tina TurnerTina Turns The Country On! ... LP
United Artists, 1974. Very Good+ ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and light aging.)

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Tina TurnerWhat's Love Got To Do With It (special extended mix) (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Capitol, 1984. Very Good ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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Tutt BandTutt Band ... LP
Everland (Austria), 1988. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
Sweet electro funk from the second half of the 80s – served up here by a group with a vibe that's much more like the indie styles of the start of the genre! The set's heavy on beats, basslines, and keyboards – and even includes some vocoder bits too – all with a lean groove that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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21st CreationBreak Thru ... LP
Gordy, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An obscure Motown group from the end of the 70s – 21st Creation had a strident uptempo group sound that reminds us of some of the more successful disco hits of Tavares from the same time. The arrangements are mostly club-oriented – handled by Willie Hutch, Gene Page, and Harold Johnson ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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24 - Carat BlackGone – The Promises Of Yesterday ... LP
Numero, 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... $18.99 22.98
An amazing musical discovery – the lost second album from 24 Carat Black – recorded right after the band's legendary debut for Stax Records, but unissued for over 30 years! All the righteous styles of the group's famous Ghetto Misfortune's Wealth classic are fully in place here – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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TwilightStill Loving You ... LP
Luv N' Haight, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 20.98
A lost bit of Cali soul from the 80s – the first album from Twilight, not really a group, but more of a solo studio project from Lawrence Ross! Ross was a shift worker at General Mills, but had some free time to conceive his dream soul album during the twilight hours of the day – hence ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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II CloseMore To A Man (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tabu/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1993. New Copy ... $13.99
An R&B trio from that time when more street-based aesthetics were coming into the mainstream of soul – bits of hip hop that were used to bring a really fresh groove to music like this! The touches are slight, but help add in a nice sort of kick to the groove – even in the mellower ... read more CD

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Two Of A KindHappiness (orig, dub)/You Kinda Large (orig, dub) ... 12-inch
Housetime, 1987. Very Good ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Two TonsBackatcha ... LP
Fantasy/Honey, 1980. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Although Marsha Wash and Izora Armstead later metamorphosed into the too-silly Weather Girls later in the 80s, at this point in their career, they were pretty decent singers – and were being produced by Harvey Fuqua in a great style that took bits of soul, bits of disco, and forged a modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Two TonsTwo Tons O' Fun ... LP
Fantasy/Honey, 1980. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Classic groovers with a solid 80s groove – cut by Martha Wash and Izora Armstead before they went on to become The Weather Girls, and before they got a bit too campy for our tastes! Harvey Fuqua's producing, and the tracks include "Do You Wanna Boogie, Huh?", "Just Us", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Twylyte 81First Coming ... LP
Favorite (France), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99
A really wonderful trio, and one who are very different than some of the more familiar underground boogie and club acts of their time – as Twylyte 81 seem to be going for a much deeper, more sophisticated style – one that resonates with some of those really unique 70s artists who are ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tymes18 Golden Hits ... LP
Parkway, 1962. Very Good ... $6.99
Great early work from this sweet Philly soul group – with tracks that include "So Much In Love", "Wonderful Wonderful", "View From My Window", "Anymore", "Summer Day", "Goodnight My Love", "You Asked Me To Be Yours", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a stain in a top corner, and some other light wear.)

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TymesTymes Up ... LP
RCA, 1976. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A really great album from the revived 70s version of The Tymes – a group who draw on a long legacy of harmonies in Philly soul, and who work here in a setting that really brings out their best! The whole record was produced and directed by Billy Jackson – and it's got a Philly/New York ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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TymesTymes Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A really great album from the revived 70s version of The Tymes – a group who draw on a long legacy of harmonies in Philly soul, and who work here in a setting that really brings out their best! The whole record was produced and directed by Billy Jackson – and it's got a Philly/New York ... read more CD

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TyreeHouse Music Is My Life (hip house rmx, deep house rmx, track house mix, LP version) ... 12-inch
DJ International, 1989. Sealed ... $2.99
(New Grooves, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record

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TyreeStill Smoking 2 Dis II ... 12-inch
Dance Mania, 1996. Good+ ... $9.99
(New Grooves, Soul) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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Uncle LouieUncle Louie's Here ... CD
Marlin/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
A tight bit of dancefloor funk from the duo of Frank and Eddie Dillard – one on guitar, one on bass, and both on vocals – both working here with some great clubby production from Walter Murphy! The set's got a bit more edge than Murphy's own records – thanks to the emphasis on ... read more CD

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Undisputed TruthHigher Than High ... LP
Motown, 1975. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A great later Motown effort from the Undisputed Truth – working here in a groove that's a bit tighter and more upbeat than before, but still plenty darn great! Norman Whitfield is still very firmly in charge of the group's sound on the record – arranging, producing, and writing most of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a peeled spot in the top right.)

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Undisputed TruthLaw Of The Land ... LP
Gordy, 1973. Very Good+ ... $16.99
An unstoppable groove from The Undisputed Truth – a group who worked with Norman Whitfield in the same psychedelic soul territory as The Temptations – and who arguably got the sound across even better than them! This set's not as much of a bit hit as the group's other records from the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Undisputed TruthLet's Go Down To The Disco (disco mix)/You + Me = Love (disco mix) ... 12-inch
Whitfield, 1976. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $4.99
A mini disco symphony from Norman Whitfield and Undisputed Truth – just the kind of track to make us get up and go down to the clubs! The tune is a great extension of the righteous Whitfield sound forged back at Motown – deepened here a bit and extended into the disco years, but still ... read more 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has light wear.)

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Undisputed TruthSmokin' ... LP
Warner/Whitfield, 1979. Very Good- ... $2.99
The Undisputed Truth are still going very strong at the end of the 70s – working with original producer Norman Whitfield, in a groove that's every bit as wonderful as their early years! There's a killer mix of funk and deeper soul here that few other acts could handle this well – a way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a cutout notch. Label and back cover have a name in pen.)

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Universal Robot BandDance & Shake Your Tambourine ... LP
Red Greg, 1977. Very Good- ... $9.99
Excellent work by the Universal Robot Band – an electronic ensemble put together by producer Greg Carmichael, and featuring that great funky moog sound that he and Patrick Adams were using heavily at the time! The tracks have a funky disco groove – similar to groups on P&P Records, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a half split top seam.)

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Phil UpchurchAll I Want ... CD
Ichiban, 1991. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a cutout hole and a small bit of marker, which is also on the top of the disc.)

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Phil UpchurchDarkness, Darkness ... LP
Blue Thumb, 1972. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99
Plenty of darkness here from Phil Upchurch – those great tones and notes he worked so well back in the 70s – all with that near-perfect quality that made him one of the most in-demand players of his day! The style here is a bit different than some of Phil's previous work in Chicago ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear and splitting.)

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Phil UpchurchFeeling Blue ... LP
Milestone, 1967. Very Good- ... $6.99
Probably the best jazz album that Phil Upchurch ever cut! Phil plays in two settings here – one with a funky large group, arranged and conducted by Ed Bland (who did a lot of the work for Perception records in the early 70s) – the other with a quintet that includes Wynton Kelly, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing. Cover has light wear & some splitting.)

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Phil UpchurchLovin' Feeling ... LP
Blue Thumb, 1973. Very Good- Gatefold ... $8.99
One of Phil Upchurch's best records – and one that's a no-nonsense batch of funky instrumentals that feature some really great guitar! Phil's dropped the Hendrix fuzz of some of his Cadet sides of the late 60s – and instead, he's working in a stretched-out chromatic mode that has bits ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Phil UpchurchRevelation ... LP
Jam, 1983. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Uptown(I Know) I'm Losing You (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Oak Lawn, 1980s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Silver label pressing.)

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US ImportNo Nukes/Nuclear Fusion ... 12-inch
Orchard, 1983. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Dave ValentinIn Love's Time (SACD hybrid – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Vocalion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $18.99
A funky fusion killer from Dave Valentin – exactly the kind of record he did so well during the early years of his career! Dave got his start in the New York Latin scene, and also soaked up plenty of late 70s grooves from the clubs – and those elements are definitely in place here, ... (Jazz, Soul) read more CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works on standard CD players!)

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Valentine BrothersValentine Brothers ... LP
Source, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Very nice midtempo 80's groove material, with a sound that's just right for the steppers here in Chicago, and pretty darn nice anywhere else! This is the VB's first LP, and it's got lots of nice tracks like "We Belong Together", "Let Me Be The One", "I'm In Love", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Marcos ValleVontade De Rever Voce (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Som Livre/Vinilisssimo (Spain), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Funky soul from the great Marcos Valle – a great blend of mellow grooves and upbeat tunes recorded at the same time Valle was working in the US with Leon Ware! The style here is very similar to Ware's 2 albums for Elektra – both of which feature work from Valle, and include tunes that ... (Brazil, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Frankie ValliSwearin' To God/Boomerang/Can't Get You Off My Mind ... 12-inch
Private Stock, 1976. Very Good- ... $9.99
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(Label has a small bit of pen, and a sticker.)

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Earl Van Dyke & The Soul BrothersThat Motown Sound ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
A heavy batch of Motown soul instrumentals – headed up by Funk Brother Earl Van Dyke! The set features backings that are often very similar to the vocal versions on Motown – but are topped with sweet organ solo work from Earl – who has this lean, mean style that's mighty nice ... read more CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)
Also available That Motown Sound ... LP 24.99

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Earl Van Dyke & The Soul BrothersThat Motown Sound ... LP
Motown, 1964. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A heavy batch of Motown soul instrumentals – headed up by Funk Brother Earl Van Dyke! The set features backings that are often very similar to the vocal versions on Motown – but are topped with sweet organ solo work from Earl – who has this lean, mean style that's mighty nice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear, aging and some splitting.)
Also available That Motown Sound ... CD 13.99

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Melvin Van PeeblesBrer Soul ... LP
A&M, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
Amazing stuff from Melvin Van Peebles! Brer Soul is a mad mix of funky soul insanity and straight up wisdom – a mix of moods that also seems to inform the best of his films, now that we think about it – and it's put together with enough wild clashes of culture to shake anyone up. Funk ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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Melvin Van PeeblesDon't Play Us Cheap – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Stax, 1972. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A musical – but a pretty darn soulful one, as you might expect from the mighty Melvin Van Peebles! The soundtrack features tunes from Van Peebles early 70s stage production Don't Play Us Cheap – an attempt to bring the modes explored in his film work to the theater – and given ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)

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Melvin Van PeeblesSweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song ... CD
Stax/Universal (Japan), 1971. Used ... $19.99
One of the most fantastic soundtracks of the 70s – and maybe even of all time – thanks to a non-stop blast of insane styles and grooves – all quite different than other blacksploitation records of the time! For this, his masterpiece film, Melvin Van Peebles composed a non-stop ... read more CD
(Out of print 2009 pressing, includes obi.)
Also available Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song ... LP 14.99

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Melvin Van PeeblesSweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song ... LP
Stax, 1971. Sealed Gatefold ... $14.99
One of the most fantastic soundtracks of the 70s – and maybe even of all time – thanks to a non-stop blast of insane styles and grooves – all quite different than other blacksploitation records of the time! For this, his masterpiece film, Melvin Van Peebles composed a non-stop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent 180 gram pressing.)
Also available Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song ... CD 19.99

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Melvin Van PeeblesWhat The...You Mean I Can't Sing?! ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Very tripped out work from Melvin Van Peebles – the multi-talented artist who had a huge influence on African American film in the 70s! Melvin's working here in a a mode that combines soul, folk, funk, and lots of the more messed-up sounds that you'd hear on his own soundtracks for his films. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has bent corners and some wear.)

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Luther VandrossNever Too Much ... LP
Epic, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
You can never get too much Luther Vandross! Never Too Much is his debut album for Epic, and even here in the early 80s, a time when things were getting a little too glossy in a lot of the major label soul sessions, Luther skips it nice and truly soulful here, and managed to ride that realness to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Theo VanessTheo Vaness (double LP promo) ... LP
Prelude, 1979. Near Mint- 2LP ... $6.99
A self-titled classic from one of the great white heroes of the mainstream disco years – Theo Vaness' first album for Prelude, a bit poppy at times, but still pretty nice overall! Theo's vocals aren't really anything to write home about, but the overall sound of the record has some nice ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Jesse VelezGirls Out On The Floor (voc, dub) ... 12-inch
Trax, 1980s. Very Good ... $14.99
A classic early bit of Chicago Latin house that needs no introduction in these parts. Super stripped down, with some nice Latin-y percussion over the top. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Black label pressing.)

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Martha VelezEscape From Babylon ... LP
Sire, 1976. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Martha Velez gets some heavy help here from Bob Marley – who produced the album with a bit of extra help from Lee Perry! The set's a nice mix of Martha's soulfully-styled vocals and Marley's Kingston rhythms – a blend that has similar appeal to some of Serge Gainsbourg's reggae-related ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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VelonsCome & Get These Memories ... LP
Solid Smoke, 1981. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Billy Vera & Judy ClayStorybook Children ... LP
Atlantic, 1968. Very Good+ ... $4.99
One of the only few albums to ever feature the vocals of Judy Clay – a wonderful deep soul singer who also cut a handful of excellent singles for Stax in the late 60s! Like some of that work – specifically her Stax duets with William Bell – this set really showcases Judy's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue & green label pressing. Cover has a split top seam and half split bottom seam.)

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Village PeopleGo West ... CD
Casablanca/Universal (Japan), 1979. Used ... $8.99
The only "west" these guys have gone is the West Village – the home of their aesthetic, and a post-Stonewall playground that was getting very firmly noticed by the mainstream by this point! The album's their last big one for Casablanca – and features arrangements from Horace ... read more CD
(2018 Disco Fever pressing – includes obi!)

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Village PeopleMacho Man ... CD
Casablanca/Universal (Japan), 1978. Used ... $7.99
The macho aesthetic gets redefined for a whole new audience – as The Village People play with a pastiche of masculine images from daily life, all recast for the post-Stonewall generation! The group bring camp back firmly for the 70s – and are still one of the best-remembered mainstream ... read more CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series – includes obi!)

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Village PeopleRenaissance ... LP
RCA, 1981. Very Good+ ... $0.99
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(Cover has price sticker remnants.)

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Village PeopleYMCA/Women ... 12-inch
Mercury (UK), 1978. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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ViolinairesGroovin With Jesus (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Checker, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Damn funky gospel from The Violinaires – easily one of the hippest spiritual albums you could ever hope to find on Chess! The groove here is gritty Chicago funk, put together by Gene Barge with lots of heavy bass on the bottom – in a blend that's somewhere between the Cadet/Concept ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VirgoGo Wild Rhythm Trax ... LP
Virgo, 1980s. Very Good- ... $6.99
8 bubbling first generation Chicago house tracks from Vince Lawrence, stripped down to the bare essentials, just some percolating drum machine, with loads of 909 hand claps and some synth effects to keep things fresh. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label pressing with red text.)

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Viscaynes featuring Sly StoneViscaynes & Friends ... CD
ORG, Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 10.98
Really great work from The Viscaynes – a unique mixed-race band from the northern end of the Bay Area scene at the start of the 60s – and one that provided an early launching pad for the talents of the legendary Sly Stewart! The group sound different than Sly's Family Stone, but have a ... read more CD
Also available Viscaynes & Friends ... LP 23.99

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Viscaynes featuring Sly StoneViscaynes & Friends ... LP
ORG, Early 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
Really great work from The Viscaynes – a unique mixed-race band from the northern end of the Bay Area scene at the start of the 60s – and one that provided an early launching pad for the talents of the legendary Sly Stewart! The group sound different than Sly's Family Stone, but have a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Viscaynes & Friends ... CD 9.99

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Voices Of East HarlemCan You Feel It ... LP
Just Sunshine, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Amazing work from The Voices Of East Harlem – a group with roots in gospel, but working here in a wonderfully soaring secular soul style – complete with arrangements and production from the legendary Leroy Hutson! The style here is similar to some of Leroy's best work, and that of his ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Adam WadeGreatest Hits ... CD
Collectables, Early 60s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Andre WadeFlight Of Jacking Your Body (club, radio, take off, landing) ... 12-inch
Play House Records, 1987. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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