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Bar-KaysPropositions ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
Tightly grooving work from The Bar-Kays – a set that's light years away from the sound of their Memphis roots, but still plenty darn funky overall! The album's got a tight bass-heavy approach to the music – the well-forged ensemble sound that graced the later years of the Bar-Kays' career, with nary a note out of place, and a sweet blend of keyboards over the bass, giving the tunes a strong electric feel – gliding wonderfully over romping rhythms on the upbeat tracks, and stepping sweetly on the album's few mellow gems. Titles include "Tripping Out", "Propositions", "Anticipation", "Do It (Let Me See You Shake)", "She Talks To Me With Her Body", and "You Made A Change In My Life". CD

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✨✧ Bar-KaysSoul Finger ... LP
Volt, 1965. Near Mint- (reissue)... $14.99
One of the best instrumental records to come out of Memphis, and a real kicker by the funky band that went down with Otis Redding in the tragic plane crash in 1968! The leadoff track is the group's amazing hit "Soul Finger", a stormin' instrumental with a wailing brassy sound that influenced a generation with its "charge" kind of groove. Lots of other nice ones, too – like "Bar-Kays Boogaloo", "Knucklehead", "Theme From Hell's Angels", and "Pearl High". The best of the best of Stax helped out, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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Bar-KaysToo Hot To Stop ... CD
Mercury (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $8.99
A pivotal album from The Bar-Kays – a key post-Stax set, but one that's still very firmly grounded in Memphis funk! The groove definitely shows a bit more polish than before – the same sort of shift the Ohio Players made after moving to Mercury Records – but as with the Players at their best, there's still plenty of sharp edges and deeply funky moments on the record – and if anything, the shift has really given The Bar-Kays a way to evolve their sound past some of the heavier modes of the early days, without losing any of the appeal of their groove! Some cuts have some great keyboards – almost producing a spacey funk feel at points – and titles include "Too Hot To Stop (part 1)", "You're So Sexy", "Cozy", "Spellbound", "Whitehouseorgy", and the nice mellow track "Summer Of Our Love". CD

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✨✧ Bar-KaysBlack Rock ... LP
Volt, 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album that's every bit as great as the title might imply – heavy guitar-based funk from the second version of The Bar-Kays – one that uses the new instrumental focus to push a groove that's much more black rock than before! There's still a bit of trumpet from the past, but the sound here is much heavier on the bottom – and really fuzzes up the guitar nicely at times to create a hipper sort of soul instrumental vibe! The rhythms are quite hip too – with echoes of the experiments in soul going on at Stax in the work of Isaac Hayes and others – and the album's miles away from the work that the group was laying down a few years before! Definitely one of the hardest-hitting Stax albums of the early 70s – and filled with great tracks like "You Don't Know Like I Know", "Dance To The Music", "Piece Of Your Peace", "Montego Bay", and "Baby I Love You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysFlying High On Your Love ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great step forward for The Bar-Kays – an album that actually has them taking on a few mellower moments, amidst the heavy funk you might expect – yet all without softening their groove at all! The album's very much in the best spirit of the group's Mercury debut – still recorded in Memphis, with production that's tight, but never uptight – enough to firmly put the group at the top of the funk superstar scene of the mid 70s, yet never sell out the rich Memphis groove that first got them going! Titles include "You Can't Run Away", "Let's Have Some Fun", "Can't Keep My Hands Off You", "Whatever It Is", and "Shut the Funk Up". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bar-KaysPropositions ... CD
Mercury/Universal (UK), 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tightly grooving work from The Bar-Kays – a set that's light years away from the sound of their Memphis roots, but still plenty darn funky overall! The album's got a tight bass-heavy approach to the music – the well-forged ensemble sound that graced the later years of the Bar-Kays' career, with nary a note out of place, and a sweet blend of keyboards over the bass, giving the tunes a strong electric feel – gliding wonderfully over romping rhythms on the upbeat tracks, and stepping sweetly on the album's few mellow gems. Titles include "Tripping Out", "Propositions", "Anticipation", "Do It (Let Me See You Shake)", "She Talks To Me With Her Body", and "You Made A Change In My Life". CD
Also available Propositions ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Bar-KaysSoul Finger/Knucklehead ... 7-inch
Volt, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hard and heavy early funk from the Bar Kays! "Soul Finger" is the stuff of legends – a stone stormer with a groove that blew every one else off the map – heavy trumpets over bass, drums, and guitar – making for a really mad approach! "Knucklehead" is a bit slower and heavier – more straight Memphis funk – but very darn nice, and with some excellent bluesy touches! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some wear.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysInjoy ... LP
Mercury, 1979. Used ... Out Of Stock
Later Bar-Kays at their best – still plenty funky, but also working in a smoothly soulful style that became the group's trademark sound at Mercury! The album's got a real bass-heavy appeal from the start – working in a mode that shares a lot with Cameo, The Gap Band, and some of the other mainstream funk acts at the time – yet which still occasionally shows the group's roots in the rougher Memphis scene. There's actually some great ballads on the album alongside the funk – tunes that sweeten the set nicely, and provide a good counterpoint to the more uptempo numbers. Titles include "Girl I'm On Your Side", "More & More", "Running In & Out Of My Life", "You've Been", and "Up In Here". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysAs One ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The Bar-Kays definitely groove as one on this tight little set – with amazing choppy guitar, bumping basslines, and brassy horns – all wrapped up with some wonderfully warm production! The group have come a long way from their fuzzier funk roots by this time, but they're still sounding great – thanks to a matured outlook on their music, one that has them fitting nicely alongside some of their Mercury ensemble funk contemporaries – but in ways that still make them stand out from the pack! Titles include "Body Fever", "As One", "Say It Through Love", "Open Your Heart", "Deliver Us", and "Take The Time To Love Somebody". CD

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✨✧ Bar-KaysSoul Finger ... CD
Volt (UK), 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the best instrumental records to come out of Memphis, and a real kicker by the funky band that went down with Otis Redding in the tragic plane crash in 1968! The leadoff track is the group's amazing hit "Soul Finger", a stormin' instrumental with a wailing brassy sound that influenced a generation with its "charge" kind of groove. Lots of other nice ones, too – like "Bar-Kays Boogaloo", "Knucklehead", "Theme From Hell's Angels", and "Pearl High". The best of the best of Stax helped out, too! CD

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✨✧ Bar-KaysContagious ... LP
Mercury, 1987. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysDangerous ... LP
Mercury, 1984. Used ... Out Of Stock
A tighter sound than before for The Bar-Kays – that lean approach to funky grooves that some of their contemporaries were hitting as the 80s moved on – yet still served up here by the full ensemble with a relatively fresh feel overall. Amidst the beats and keyboards, there's still lots of nice funky inflections on bass and guitar – often handled in a skittish mode that energizes things nicely, especially alongside the more electro-styled vocals. The vibe of the record is definitely in keeping with the cover – but in the best way possible – and titles include "Dangerous", "Dirty Dancer", "Make Believe Lover", "Freakshow On The Dance Floor", and "Sexomatic". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a peeled spot from sticker removal & a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysNightcruising ... CD
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Man, these guys really know how to groove – and even on a bigger label, with a more commercial image, they still manage to come up with a tight little set! There's a key ear for a bassline and beat that keeps The Bar-Kays standing stronger than most of their contemporaries – a sense of rhythm schooled in years of indie funk that comes through even on the mellower cuts here – which themselves show an even better side of the group in this generation, one that comes across great here on a few slower numbers that have a sweetly stepping groove. Titles include "Nightcruising", "Freaky Behavior", "Feels Like I'm Falling In Love", "Touch Tone", "Hit & Run", "Unforgettable Dream", "Traffic Jammer", and "Backseat Driver". CD
 
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Fame GangGrits & Gravy – The Best Of The Fame Gang ... CD
Fame/BGP (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
The legendary Fame Gang finally gets their due – in this CD that's overflowing with tight funky instrumentals, most of which have never been issued at all! The "best" in the title is certainly well-put – given the quality of the music – but don't think "hits", as 18 of the CD's 25 tracks have never been issued before – which makes the whole collection way more of a discovery than you might expect! Back in the late 60s, the Fame Gang were the house rhythm section at Fame Records down in Muscle Shoals – as important as the Mar-Keys, Bar-Kays, or MGs were over at Stax Records – and graced with not only an impeccable sense of groove, but also a really bold, soulful flair on their horns! There's no vocals here at all – and the cuts feature loads of tenor, guitar, and organ solos over rhythms that are easily some of the funkiest ever cut at Fame studios. We're not entirely sure why these gems weren't released at the time – but they're all tremendous, and we're plenty happy to have them out now! Titles include "Smokestack Lightning", "Hey Joe", "Soul Stutterin", "Sunrise", "Walk Tall", "Rang's Thang", "Stand", "Cannonball", "Muscle Soul", "Shufflin", "Sax Appeal", "Crime Don't Pay", and "Groove Killer". CD

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Ernie HinesElectrified ... CD
We Produce/Universal (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $9.99
An underground set from early 70s Stax Records – the only set cut back in the day by Ernie Hines – a really great singer who works here with a blend of southern soul and sweet harmony modes! The album's got a pretty laidback vibe, which is great – almost in the same space as The Temprees, with an undercurrent of super-dope arrangements, and Ernie's lead vocals right up front in the mix! There's a bit of strings on the set, and most tracks have some sort of harmony support behind Hines' lead – a vibe that's a bit different, and maybe almost more east coast than the usual Stax set. Arrangements are by Wardell Quezquerque, Dale Warren, Lester Snell, and Tom Nixon – and both The Bar Kays and The MGs play on the record. Titles include the sample classic "Our Generation" – plus "Electrified Love", "Sugar Plum", "Change Is Gonna Come", "Your Love (Is All I Need)", and "Come On Y'All". CD

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VariousNicky Siano's Gallery – The Original New York Disco 1973 – 1977 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
Way way more than just a compilation – a key piece of dancefloor history, and a wonderful document of a club that was as important to the New York scene as The Loft or the Paradise Garage! Nicky Siano's Gallery predated both of those legendary nite spots – and was much more of a home-grown effort that was mostly a party, but also formed a key blueprint for bigger discos in years to come. Nicky's frequent fans and guests include Frankie Knuckles and Larry Levan – who both took a heck of a lot of cues from his work, as you'll see in the set's wonderfully done liner notes, which also include some great vintage photos! The music is equally wonderful too – and very different from what you might expect. The work's kind of a key bridge between late 60s soul and the early years of disco – a great example of the kind of tracks that burned up dancefloors at a grass roots level, when hard soul vocals and funk could stand equally next to soaring strings and top shelf production! The package features 17 titles in all – including "Crazy Bout My Baby" by Bonnie Bramlett, "A Little Bit Of Love" by Brenda & The Tabulations, "Harlem" by Bill Withers, "Sang & Dance" by The Bar-Kays, "I'm Gonna Let My Heart To The Walking" by The Supremes, "Giving Up" by Zulema, "Exuma The Obeah Man" by Exuma, "Love Epidemic" by The Trammps, "Big John Is My Name" by Undisputed Truth, "I Can't Stop Talking" by Genie Brown, and "And You Call That Love" by Vernon Burch. CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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VariousStax 50th Anniversary Celebration ... CD
Stax, 1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $12.99
A 2CD half-century mile marker box set for Stax Records – one of the most vital and popular southern soul labels ever – as if you needed us to tell you that! The set features a selection of many of the most popular and most culturally important singles from the early 60s and on through the mid 70s – in a nice little box package and a thick booklet of essays, notes and photos! 50 tracks on 2CDs: "Gee Whiz (Look In His Eyes)", "Last Night" by Mar-Kays, "You Don't Miss Your Water" by William Bell, "Candy" by The Astors, "Let Me Be Good To You" by Carla Thomas, "Soul Finger" by The Bar-Kays, "I Got A Sure Thing" by Ollie & The Nightingales, "What A Man" by Linda Lyndell, "Who's Making Love" by Johnny Taylor, "Time Is Tight" by Booker T & The MGs, "So I Can Love You" by The Emotions, "Mr Big Stuff" by Jean Knight, "Theme From Shaft" by Isaac Hayes, "In The Rain" by The Dramatics, "If You're Ready (Come Go With Me)" by The Staple Singers, "Woman To Woman" by Shirley Brown and much more! CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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VariousSuper Breaks 3 – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... LP
BGP/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99
More funky breaks than Evel Knevel after the Snake River Canyon jump! The groove hounds at BGP records were set loose on the Ace catalog – which includes holdings from Atlantic, Stax, Volt, Westbound, and other funky classic labels – and they managed to come up with a killer batch of funky cuts, even though this is their 3rd dip into the crates! If anything, perhaps they dipped even deeper this time – especially as some of the once-trusted sources for breaks, like the famous Ultimate Breaks & Beats series, are now disappearing from the market. Titles include "Soul Pad" by The Coasters, "I Walk On Gilded Splinters" by Johnny Jenkins, "T Plays It Cool" by Marvin Gaye, "Nappy Dugout" by Funkadelic, "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" by Jimmy Ponder, "Get Out Of My Life Woman" by The Mad Lads, "The Rose" by 50 Foot Hose, "Holy Ghost" by The Bar Kays, "No Strings Attached" by The Mad Lads, "After Laughter Comes Tears" by Wendy Rene, "River's Invitation" by Freddie Robinson, "This House Is Smokin" by BT Express, "Music Man (parts 1 & 2)" by Pleasure Web, and "I'm Afraid The Masquerade Is Over" by David Porter. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Black NastyTalking To The People (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Enterprise/4 Men With Beards, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent heavy funk from Stax! Black Nasty were one of the heaviest groups on the label – with a rock-solid guitar-based groove that went even farther than the Bar-Kays, who were no slouch in the guitar department themselves! The grooves are all slow to midtempo, with the band coming down hard on the downbeats, jamming away in a style that sounds more like heavy Detroit Westbound than sweetly soulful Memphis. Most all cuts have vocals – sung in a shouting style by the band that works well with the tripped-out hooks of the songs. This was the only album the band ever cut, but it's become a fast favorite among those who like their funk raw. Tracks include "We're Doin Our Thing", "Rushin Sea", "Booger The Hooker", "Black Nasty Boogie", "Nasty Soul", and "Getting Funky Round Here". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Billy EckstineStormy ... LP
Enterprise, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Think what you might about Mr. B, but this is a sweet soulful album of dreamy pop songs, produced and arranged by Isaac Hayes, with a similar sound to some of the work from the same time by Grady Tate. Billy's voice is as deep and round as always, and the newer backing brings a nice quality to his sound that you don't get from other albums. The Bar-Kays did the rhythm backup, and the album also includes some larger string arrangements. Titles include "I Wanna Be Your Baby", "The Luckiest Man In The World", "Stormy", and "Name Of My Sorrow". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Margie JosephMargie Joseph Makes A New Impression ... LP
Volt, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great early album from Margie Joseph – and a real standout in the post-Atlantic Stax Record scene! The sound here isn't as standard Memphis as some of the other records on the label at the time – more a blend of southern soul, Detroit styles, and a few other bits – pulled together tightly through the strength of Margie's vocals! There's some fairly expansive backings at times – a great mix of sweet strings and deeper soul that's totally great – and which really should have made the record a better-charting classic at the time. The Bar Kays provide backing on a number of tracks – and the album includes a great 8 minute remake of "Stop In The Name Of Love" that begins with a nifty spoken part, in which Margie's talking to her man about hearing his name spoken by someone else on the bus! Titles include "How Beautiful The Rain", "Sweeter Tomorrow", "Medicine Bend", "Come Tomorrow", and "I'm Fed Up". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed, with a cutout hole. Cover looks as if it has some mustiness under the shrinkwrap, but should be fine overall.)

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✨✧ Albert KingI'll Play The Blues For You ... LP
Stax, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet electric blues from Albert King – recorded with some great full production, in a burning Memphis style that's got plenty of soul in the mix as well! The set's got a quality level that takes it past some of the cliche-ridden blues of the time – really soulful overall, with a sound that comes straight from the heart, and avoids any of the easy tricks that could mar such a session – proof that music like this could really sparkle in the hands of Stax Records – especially when the backing instrumentation features The Bar-Kays and Memphis Horns! Titles include "High Cost Of Loving", "Little Brother", "I'll Play The Blues For You (parts 1 & 2)", "Breaking Up Somebody's Home", "Angel Of Mercy", and "I'll Be Doggone". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover is in great shape but has some light stains along the opening.)

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✨✧ Mar-KeysLast Night!/Do The Pop Eye ... CD
Stax, 1961/1962. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The birth of the Memphis instrumental sound – finally reissued after all these years! This set brings together the first two albums ever recorded by The Mar-Keys – an instrumental combo who worked for Stax Records, and were really the label's first big hit in that field, scoring big with the single "Last Night" years before Booker T & The MGs or the Bar Kays started hitting the charts. The group was a unique assemblage of musicians from both sides of the Memphis tracks – coming together in the studio with a hard-wailing mix of soul, rock, and R&B. The set's got a total of 24 tracks in all – with titles that include "Morning After", "Night Before", "About Noon", "Hold It", "Last Night", "Pop Eye Stroll", "Sweet P Crawl", "Sailor Man Waltz", "Too Pooped To Pop Eye", and "Sit Still". CD

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✨✧ Mar-KeysMemphis Experience ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Although the Mar-Keys' earlier records were much more pop instrumental sounding, this one's a super-heavy batch of funk tracks, with a nice electric sound that shows the new sound of Stax firmly in place. The notes say "Thanks to the Bar Kays," and it's our guess that they're probably providing rhythm, as the Mar-Kays were never this funky. Tracks include "Creeper's Funkatrations", "Cloud Nine", "Angel Dust", and "Hummingbird". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has split seams and some creases.)

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✨✧ VariousJazz Club – Funk Yourself ... CD
Jazzclub (Germany), 1970s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stellar collection of far reaching 70s funk – bridging schools of funk brilliantly – from fusiony grooves, to disco, to rawly raucous, and smoothed out and soulful – a mix of famous material that crossed over with others that are best known to crate diggers! The set's in the German Jazz Club series – and includes great stuff from Deaodato, Pleasure, Rose Royce, Betty Davis, Parliament, Rick James, The Bar-Kays, Ohio Players, Southside Movement and many more. 18 tracks in all: "Funk Yourself" by Deodato, "Let's Dance" by Pleasure, "Supernatural Feeling" by Blackbyrds, "Unfunky UFO" by Parliament, "This Is It" by Betty Davis, "Blow Your Head" by Fred Wesley & The JBs, "Shake Your Rump To The Funk" by Bar-Kays, "Funk Talk" by Southside Movement and more. CD

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✨✧ FugiMary, Don't Take Me On No Bad Trip ... LP
Funky Delicacies/Tuff City, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
bFuzzed out funk from the legendary Fugi! The groove is incredibly sinister – a blend of Detroit funk (ala The Counts, Funkadelic, and others in the Westbound crew), and some of the more guitar-based influence from the Hendrix soul generation (especially the styles that were beginning to show up on the Bar-Kays albums at the time!) Fugi have a groove that's gotta be heard to be believed – hard, heavy, and filled with soul – dipping down down down into the dirt on the bass, and riffing up to the top again on a wave of heavy guitars! 6 tracks in all – the complete Chess recordings by Fugi – and titles include "Mary Don't Take Me On No Bad Trip", "Revelations", "Jo Jo", "Save A Little", and "I'd Rather Be A Blind Man". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Staple SingersStaple Swingers ... LP
Stax, 1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title's a bit of a joke, given the cover image – but it's also no lie either, as The Staple Singers are definitely swinging here – taking their gospel roots into a whole new direction in righteous soul, one that countless other acts would copy at the time! The music here is upbeat, romping, and often slightly psychedelic in inspiration – traces of Sly Stone or Norman Whitfield in the rhythms, and a nicely rumbling groove that features contributions from The Bar-Kays at a few key points. Instrumentation is heavy, but never too much to to overwhelm the vocals – and titles include the hit "Heavy Makes You Happy (Sha-Na-Boom-Boom)", plus "What's Your Thing", "Almost", "How Do You Move A Mountain", "Little Boy", "I Like The Things About You", "I'm A Lover", "Give A Hand Take A Hand", and "You're Gonna Make Me Cry". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – in great shape!)

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✨✧ Various5000 Volts Of Stax – Unreleased Tracks From The Golden Era Of Soul ... CD
Stax (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The legendary Stax Records catalog just got a little bigger – thanks to this amazing collection of previously unreleased work! The quality of these tracks is incredible – the kind of sharp-edged southern soul that should be equally appealing both to newcomers to the Stax sound, and to those who've followed the label strongly over the years – and thought they might have heard everything there was to offer! Much of the tracks are from the later years of Stax – the period when the company was getting even funkier in their grooves, and experimenting a bit more in their styles – yet all without sacrificing any quality at all in the music. CD features 20 tracks in all – with a great range of both male and female singers in the best Stax modes – on titles that include "Look At The News" by The Mad Lads, "Sissy" by The Bar-Kays, "See Saw Lovin" by The Newcomers, "My Baby Specializes" by Carla Thomas, "Still Bill" by South Memphis Horns, "Can We Talk This Over" by Eddie Floyd, "One More Time" by John Edwards, "Who Is She & What Is She To You (parts 1 & 2)" by Soul Children, "You Got Me Going Through A Thing" by Kim Weston, "Who Wouldn't Love A Man Like This" by Veda Brown (as Mildred Pulliham), "Baby What You Want Me To Do" by Johnnie Taylor, and "Things Ain't Kosher" by Little Sonny. CD

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✨✧ VariousMusic From The Wattstax Festival & Film (3CD set) ... CD
Stax, 1972. New Copy 3CDs ... Out Of Stock
The full story of the legendary Wattstax concert from 1972 – an LA gathering of Stax Records artists, working together in a righteous and political setting to celebrate the diversity and struggle of Los Angeles after some very troubled times! The event was billed as the "black Woodstock" – and given the huge roster of talent, certainly was the biggest concert soul music had to offer at the time. And while the original first and second volume of the concert made it onto vinyl and CD over the years, this 3CD set is the first time the full range of music has been presented. Much of Isaac Hayes' tunes have been moved off to the separate (and excellent) Isaac Hayes At Wattstax CD – and a huge amount of previously unissued tracks have been added to expand the set into a 3CD package! Titles include "In The Hole" by The Bar Kays, "Explain It To Her Mama" by The Temprees, "I Forgot To Be Your Lover" by William Bell, "Them Hot Pants" by Lee Sain, "Better Get A Move On" by Louise McCord, "Pin The Tail On The Donkey" by The Newcomers, "Precious Lord Take My Hand" by Deborah Manning, "Heavy Makes You Happy" by The Staple Singers, "Salvation Symphony" by Dale Warren & The Wattstax Orchestra, and "Up Above My Head" by Rance Allen. 47 tracks in all! CD
(35th anniversary edition – expanded & remastered. Please note there is a cutout mark through the barcode.)

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✨✧ VariousWattstax – The Living Word ... LP
Stax, 1972. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A landmark double-live album that was easily one of the most important soul record moments of the 70s! The concert was an all-star event held in LA to celebrate the anniversary of the Watts riots – but it features a killer lineup of talent from the roster of Stax Records – by then a proud independent with more than enough power to spread a nationwide message from Memphis to Los Angeles without any trouble! The record is nicely segmented – so that it offers up mini "sets" by each artist – really recreating the feel of the event, at a level that lived on in countless living rooms long after the concert was over. Titles include "Son Of Shaft/Feel It" and "I Can't Turn You Loose" by The Bar-Kays; "Ain't No Sunshine" by Isaac Hayes, "I Don't Know What This World Is Coming To" and "Hearsay" by The Soul Children, "I Like What You're Doing To Me" and "Gee Whiz" by Carla Thomas; "The Breakdown" and "Do The Funky Penguin" by Rufus Thomas, "Killing Floor" and "Angel Of Mercy" by Albert King"; "Respect Yourself" and "I'll Take You There" by The Staple Singers; and "Knock On Wood" by Eddie Floyd. Also includes 2 studio tracks recorded after the show – "Oh La De Da" by The Staple Singers, and "Lay Your Loving On Me" by Eddie Floyd. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and half split bottom seams.)

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✨✧ VariousStax Of Funk Vol 2 – More Funky Truth ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A mountain of funk from one of the greatest soul labels of all time! Stax is known round the world over for their soulful work – by singers like Otis Redding or Carla Thomas, and instrumental tunes by Booker T & The Mgs – but the label was also quite a funky powerhouse – especially as the 60s drew to a close, and the management of the company got a lot hipper, and a heck of a lot more musically open-minded! This killer batch of tracks features 21 numbers from those days – including many obscure and funky tunes that only ever came out on singles, or which were recorded by artists that never made it as big as Stax stars from earlier years. The result of all that obscurity is an extremely fresh selection of tracks – plenty of down-n-dirty funky 45 numbers, played by hip Memphis combos, and featuring some really deep soul vocals. Titles include "Dark Skin Woman" by Sir Mack Rice, "Ain't No Sin" by John Kasandra, "Bump & Boogie" by The Wrecking Crew, "Shame On The Family Name" by Calvin Scott, "Cool Strut" by Bernie Hayes, "Bump Mean" by Sir Mack Rice, "Soul Machine" by Reggie Milner, "How Can You Mistreat The One You Love" by Katie Love, "Cold Blooded" by The Bar Kays, "Do The Side Saddle" by Rufus Thomas, "Stay Away From That Monkey" by Jimmy McCracklin, "Them Hot Pants" by Lee Sain, "Devil In A Man" by Stu Gardner, "Curcuits Overloaded" by Inez Foxx, "From Toys To Boys" by The Emotions, "Got It Together (parts 1 & 2)" by Rudy Robinson & The Hungry Five, and "Crosscut Saw" by Albert King. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Show BandPunkt Styku – Lost Gem Of Polish Funk ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A killer trio from 70s Poland – one who are very heavy on Hammond, and play with a sweet funky feel! The group mostly played live – both in Poland and Sweden – and also did some soundtrack work as well – but this is really the first-ever commercial release of their music as an album – a much-needed look at this really rare slice of Eastern European grooves! Unlike most of their contemporaries on that side of the Iron Curtain, these guys never jam too much, nor ever get to fusiony – and instead clearly draw inspiration from the best soul jazz combos of the 60s, plus the work of soul instrumental groups like The Meters or Bar-Kays – especially in the way they keep things tight, rhythmic, and right on the money. Instrumentation features lots of Hammond, plus bass and drums – and a few points feature some added congas or Fender Rhodes as well. Titles include "Naya Naya", "Ping Pong", "Jasiek Bala", "Punkt Styku", "Taniec Diablow", and "Eja Nalej". CD

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✨✧ VariousMasterpiece Volume 17 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Another masterpiece in this always-great collection – a bouncing set of 80s groove numbers from the post-disco years – heavy on boogie rhythms, electric beats, and jazzy keyboard lines! The groove has some occasional touches of electro – especially in the cuts that feature an older funk act getting a bit more lean for the 80s – and the set list is filled with classics that include "Nobody But You" by Juicy, "Hit & Run" by Bar Kays, "Over & Over" by Shalamar, "Are You Ready" by Leon Bryant, "Betcha" by Jerome, "Tonight" by Kleeer, "You Ought To Love Me" by Narada Michael Walden, "Face The Music" by Trilark, "Sexy Dancer" by Donald Byrd & 125th Street NYC, and "You & Me Just Started" by Linda Taylor. CD
 
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✨✧ VariousDetroit Funk Vaults – Funk & Soul From Dave Hamilton 1968 to 1979 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Funky soul from Detroit – the second foray into the uber-rare and unreleased funk treasures recorded at Dave Hamilton's Motor City studio – and an even deeper look at what's turning out to be one of the greatest long-buried funk catalogs to come to light in recent years! The collection includes some singles released on Hamilton's own TCB and other imprints, some that were licensed to other labels, plus a wealth of unreleased material. There's straight ahead funk vocals and instrumentals, and numbers that have more of a freewheeling, adventurous vibe – albeit with a raw funk backdrop! Includes numbers by The Deacons, Prophet & His Disciples, Chico & Buddy, Billy Garner, OC Tolbert, Little Ann, Dave Hamilton himself, The Webb People, The Pepper and more. 22 tracks in all: "A Drop In The Bucket" by The Deacons, "You Fool, You Fool Pt 1" by Prophet & His Disciples, "A Thing Called The Jones" by Chico & Buddy, "The Bad Things (You Said To Me)" by The Barrino Brothers, "Ghetto Stride" by Dave Hamilton, "Who" by Jackie Dee, "Love Bandit" by OC Tolbert, "Simon Says' by The Future Kind, "Clap Your Hands" by The Tokays, "I'm Sending Vibrations" by The Webb People and more. CD
 
 
 



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