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Serge GainsbourgIntegrale 20th Anniversary (limited edition 20CD box set plus48-page book) ... CD
Universal (France), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/1980s. New Copy 20CD ... $99.99
An amazing collection of work from Serge Gainsbourg – a set that definitely lives up to the "integrale" promise in the title, as it includes every single album he ever recorded, plus loads more singles and rare bits too – all packaged in a really lavish set! Even if you've got an album or two by Serge at home – or even more than that – there's plenty here to love, as the set's overflowing with goodness – material that runs from his early work in a mixture of jazz and Latin, to his playful 60s pop, to the kind of sexy, slinky, funky sounds he's become legendary for as the 70s moved in! The album features 16 CDs of the classic original albums – nearly all of which include bonus tracks – a CD of singles & duets (1975 to 1986), a CD of television and radio recordings (1957 to 1974), a CD of songs for films, and a CD of instrumental film music – plus large hardcover-style book, with 48 pages of notes and images to hold the whole thing together! The original albums include Du Chant A La Une, No 2, L'Etonnant Serge Gainsbourg, No 4, Confidentiel, Gainsbourg Percussions, Initials BB, Jane Birkin E Serge Gainsbourg, Histoire De Melody Nelson, Vu De L'Exterieur, Rock Around The Bunker, L'Homme A Tete De Chou, Aux Armes Et Caetera, Mauvaises Nouvelles Des Etoiles, Love On The Beat, and You're Under Arrest. The 4 addition CD adds dozens of far reaching, Serge greatness – and the whole thing includes 271 tracks in all! Even includes exclusive tracks – such as "Parce Que", "Les Play Boys", and "J'Entends Siffler Le Train". CD

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VariousFunky Kingston – Reggae Dancefloor Grooves 1968 to 1974 ... CD
Trojan (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Sweet funky, funky reggae from the deep vaults of Trojan! It's a non-stop jam with 20 hot numbers so get ready for the get down – whether it's smokin' originals like Toots & the Maytals "Funky Kingston" or "Funky, Funky", poppin' remakes like the reggae take on Kool & the Gang's "Funky Stuff" by The Chosen Few, the Meters' "Look A Py Py" by Lloyd Charmers & the Hippy Boys or Jean Knight's "Mr Big Stuff" by Tomorrow's Children, plus numbers like Lee Perry's "Jungle Lion" that integrates a fat Memphis horn line courtesy Al Green, this set grooves like nobody's business. Other cuts on this sweet set of funky 45 nuggets include Zap Pow "Soul Revival", The Jay Boys "Splendour Splassh", Ken Boothe's "Is It Because I'm Black?", Phyllis Dillon "Woman Of The Ghetto", A Darker Shade Of Black "Ball Of Confusion", Bob Marley & The Wailers "Soul Almighty", Lloyd Charmers "Shaft" and Lloyd Williams' "Funky Beat". CD

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✨✧ VariousHoss Allen's 1966 Rhythm & Blues Revue – The !!! Beat! ... CD
Superbird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $3.99
Soul & blues performances from Hoss Allen's 1966 Rhythm & Blues Revue program which ran on US television and is purported to be the first syndicated series ever revolving around black singers in the US! The history is incredible, but the compilation is all around the music and it's great stuff – featuring Gatemouth Brown, Rodge Martin, The Beat Boys, Earl Gaines, The Might Hannibal, Robert parker, Cleo Randle and many more. 24 tracks in all: "Have You Ever Been Mistreated" by Gatemouth Brown, "Hitch Hike" by The Beat Boys, "Empty Arms & Bitter Tears" by Gerri Taylor, "Respect" by Rodge Martin, "I Don't Know Why I Love You" by Clarence "Frogman" Henry, "24 Hours A Day" by Earl Gaines and much more. CD

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VariousLet The Boogie Woogie Rock & Roll – 25 Boogies, Jivers, & Jumpers Drawn From The Atlantic, Atco, & East West Vaults ... CD
Atlantic/Ace (UK), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A searing collection of 50s R&B – served up by one of the labels that was the best in the business – the then-young Atlantic Records, who helped define a whole generation with records like this! Yet the set isn't just the hits from Atlantic, as the collection's got loads of lesser-known gems from the time too – with a balance that's probably more in favor of obscure Atlantic tracks, which are then mixed in with a few better-known cuts – all for a non-stop R&B party that's brimming over with raw soul and plenty of jazzy jumpers! The package features 25 tracks in all – and a superb set list that includes the titles "Big Foot May" by Hal Paige & His Blues Boys, "Alarm Clock Boogie" by Odelle Turner, "Wine O Wine" by Willis Gatortail Jackson, "Ee Til Ya Dee" by The Tilters, "Big Mamou Daddy" by Carmen Taylor, "Uh Huh" by George Jackson, "Got The Water Boiling" by The Regals, "Miss Rip Van Winkle" by The Tibbs bRothers, "Hey Memphis" by Lavern Baker, "Rhumboogie Jive" by Frank Floorshow Culley, "My Beat Is 125th Street" by Eunice Davis, and "Bip Bop Bip" by Pretty Boy. CD

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VariousSweet Taste Of Sin – Sensual Sampler-Ready Soul For B-Boys, B-Girls, & Soul Heads ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $11.99
Sweet and smooth 70s soul – hand-picked with a freshness that should appeal to folks who found these sounds through the hip hop that these grooves laid the sonic groundwork for. The tracks on here aren't as beat or break-heavy as some of the material on other sample-driven collections – but that's fine with us, as the tracks move into a sophisticated soul range that's always a pleasure to hear, bringing together the kind of well-produced 70s tracks we love! Titles include "Sweet Taste Of Sin" by Dennis Coffey, "I'll See You In Hell First" by Phillip Mitchell, "Do It To Me Now" by Fatback, "Don't Risk Your Happiness On Foolishness" by Fantastic Four, "Killing Time" by Natural Essence, "Your Love Is My Desire" by Eramus Hall, "Baby Get Down" by Eddie McLoyd, "Set It Out" by The Detroit Emeralds, "Love Starved" by Shirley Brown, "I'm Gonna Have To Tell Her" by Isaac Hayes, "If I Had The Power" by Johnny Guitar Watson, and "I Got To Have Your Love Now" by Caesar Frazier. CD

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✨✧ VariousThat Ska Beat – Made In Jamaica 1962 to 1966 ... CD
Voice Of Jamaica (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer ska from the earliest days of the genre – not the remakes or revivals that have happened heavily since the late 70s onwards – but all the best bits from the early scene in Jamaica! The collection features some great gritty numbers that mix American R&B with the nascent Kingston groove that would later develop into reggae – often spurred along by some massively soulful instrumentation on tenor, trumpet, and trombone! The set list is great – the kind of gems that really get at the heart of ska at its best – and tracks include "Confucious" by Don Drummond, "Storm Warning" by Lyn Taitt & The Boys, "South China Sea" by John Dizzy Moore, "Ringo" by The Skatalites, "Love Me Or Leave Me" by Lloyd Clarke, "Hit You Let You Feel It" by The Tenor Twins, and "Come On My People" by Daniel Johnson. CD features two bonus tracks. CD

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✨✧ VariousClassic Def Jam (3CD set) ... CD
Def Jam/Universal (UK), 1980s/1990s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
A great look at the legendary Def Jam Records – a label that was started in a college dorm room, then went on to have a huge impact on the sound of soul and hip hop for years to come! The set offers way more than just the early hits you might expect in the "classic" title – and instead include 55 tracks from a pretty wide spread of the label's years – with both important early hip hop tracks, and huge crossover cuts from later periods. Titles include "I Need A Beat" by LL Cool J, "It's The Beat" by Hollis Crew, "Steppin To The AM" by 3rd Bass, "This Is How We Do It" by Montell Jordan, "Regulate" by Warren G, "Party Up" by DMX, "Behind Bars" by Slick Rick, "Crossover" by EPMD, "Fight For Your Right To Party" by The Beastie Boys, "Pump That Bass/Live" by Original Concept, "Public Enemy No 1" by Public Enemy, "Keep Your Distance" by Davy D, "My Love Is So Raw" by Alyson Williams with Nikki D, "Chasin A Dream" by Tashan, "99 Problems" by Jay Z, "Hustlin" by Rick Ross, "Hip Hop Is Dead' by Nas, "Just Friends" by Musiq, "I'll Be" by Foxy Brown, "Slam" by Onyx, and lots lots more! CD

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✨✧ VariousHappy Lovin' Time – Sunshine Pop From The Garpax Vaults ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Great underground work from the LA scene of the 60s – material that was really cut in the shadows of bigger acts like the Beach Boys or Byrds – but still handled by top-shelf superproducer Gary S Paxton! The work here is a great discovery – lots of material that's never seen the light of day before, cut at Gary's studio in the weeks between bigger hits – and other tracks are from very rare 45s that really show the farther reaches of the Sunshine Pop styles of the period – the kind of cool work that we always love tracking down on indie labels, and which continue to evolve our understanding of the Cali scene after all these years! As usual with Ace, the overall package is stunning – really great notes, excellent detail, and a motherlode of music – with titles that include "Bad Sign" by The Jaybees, "Games" by The Bogart Cult, "Make Up Your Mine" by Augie Moreno, "Christina In My Dreams" by Curt Boettcher, "Thinking Animal" by The New Wing, "Dandelion Wine" by The Whatt Four, "Savin" by The Lords, "Nowhere To Go" by The Four Freshmen, "The Highly Successful Young Rupert White" by The Privilege, "Who Do You Think You Are" by The Jaybees, "Is It Love" by Willie & The Walkers, and "Happy Lovin Time" by The Black Box. CD
 
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Eugene McDanielsHeadless Heroes Of The Apocalypse ... CD
Atlantic (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $8.99
A monster album that's gone on to influence a generation – but which was barely recognized at the time! Singer Eugene McDaniels had scored big with some pop hits in the 60s under the name Gene McDaniels – but here, he steps out in a righteous batch of offbeat funk tunes – filled with politics, offbeat rhythms, and some very weird instrumentation. The whole thing's awash in moody, jazzy changes – of the style that showed up often in samples by Tribe Called Quest, Beastie Boys, and other artists who drew keen inspiration from this record. Titles include the massive "Jagger the Dagger" – plus "The Lord Is Back", "Lovin Man", "Headless Heroes", "Freedom Death Dance", and "Supermarket Blues". CD

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VariousBeat From Badsville Vol 3 – Trash Classics from Lux & Ivy's Vinyl Mountain ... CD
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $15.99
A great entry in this ultra-cool series – served up in an assortment of really rare, really raw, really raunchy tracks from the early days of rock and roll! The set features different themes for each of the four sides of the record – "Life's A Scream", songs with screaming; jungle-themed tunes in "Welcome To The Jungle"; fantastic femmes in "Wild & Wilder Boppin Girls", and a range of weird stuff in "Crazy Guys, Food, Prison, & A Guide To The Female Persuasion". Titles include "Crazy Talk" by The Loafers, "Ooba Gooba" by The Charts, "Jungle Fever" by The Playboys, "Red Hots & Chili Mac" by The Moroccos, "You Crack Me Up" by Charlie Baker, "Scream" by Ralph Nielsen & The Chancellors, "Bunker Hill" by Little Red Riding Hood & The Wolf, "I Don't Like It Like That (parts 1 & 2)" by The Bobbettes, and "Flipsville" by Stormy Gayle. CD

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VariousGirls With Guitars – All-Girl Bands, Axe-Backed Babes, & The Like ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... About June 1, 2016
Girls with guitars – a very dangerous combination, and one that's served up nicely by this CD! The package brings together obscure girl rock tracks from the 60s – most of them in a rough garagey mode that stands as a very nice counterpoint to the sweeter girl group sound that's usually associated with the period. The tracks on the set are from a variety of indie labels, and include loads of work by groups we'd never heard of before, but who really sound great – most likely languished in obscurity due to the fact that their sound was years ahead of its time. The set includes great notes, and 24 tracks that include "Rock City" by Kathy Lynn & The Playboys, "My Baby" by the Girls, "I'd Rather Fight Than Switch" by The Tomboys, "Get Away From Me" by The Angels, "Only Seventeen" by The Beatle-ettes, "Do The Dog" by Sugar & The Spices, "They Are The Lonely" by Pat Powdrill & The Powerdrills, "Heart" by The 2 of Clubs, "Hully Gully Guitar" by The Percells, "Skinny Vinnie" by Goldie & The Gingerbreads, and "Boy What'll You Do Then" by Denise & Company. CD

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✨✧ ShirellesFoolish Little Girl/It's A Mad Mad Mad Mad World ... CD
Scepter/Ace (UK), 1963. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two Shirelles albums from 1963 – back to back on a single CD! Foolish Little Girl is a great little album – one that has The Shirelles mixing their deep soul vocals with some sweeter uptown arrangements produced by the great Luther Dixon – for a trademark sound that put the Scepter label on the map. There's a few uptempo numbers that border on the sock radio soul of the time, but most of the stuff's got a right in the pocket groove – much deeper soul than you might expect! The record's also got some nice lesser-known New York tracks that make it well worthwhile – and titles include "Abra Ka Dabra", "Hard Times", "Foolish Little Girl", "I Didn't Mean To Hurt You", "Talk Is Cheap", and "Don't Say Goodnight & Mean Goodbye". Mad Mad World is an odd little record by The Shirelles – a set that almost looks like a soundtrack for the hit film listed in the title, but one that stands strongly next to the group's other great albums of the early 60s! The record boasts a very groovy version the "Mad Mad World" theme, sung by the girls in a number of different languages – and although that version wasn't in the film, the set does include 2 tracks that were used in the movie – "31 Flavors" and "You Satisfy My Soul" – both very groovy, upbeat soul numbers. Other tracks are equally great too – and titles include "Boys", "20th Century Rock & Roll", "Everybody's Going Mad", and "Love On The Moon". CD

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✨✧ VariousSka After Ska After Ska ... CD
Treasure Isle/Heartbeat, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mad ska from the King of Soul & Blues, proprietor of the heavy, heavy Trojan Sound System – after which the famous UK label would name themselves – Duke Reid! While Coxsone Dodd's Studio One has dominated the reissue scene for decades, back in the day he was the underdog compared to Duke Reid's Treasure Isle, home to some of the biggest ska and rocksteady numbers ever to rock Kingston! Heartbeat collects 21 scorching Treasure Isle ska jams on this outstanding set, for a non stop set of full blast gems, including "Thoroughfare" and "Street Corner" by Don Drummond & The Skatalites, "Magnificent Ska" by Lynn Taitt & The Baba Brooks Band, "It's Real" and "True Confession" by the Silvertones, 'When You Are Wrong" by the Techniques, "Rough & Tough" by Stranger Cole, "Only Suffering" by Funny Man & The Boys, "Get Your Feet Moving" by Eric Monty Morris, "Burial" by Duke Reid & His Group, "Storm Warning" by Lynn Taitt & His Comets, "Nuclear Weapon" by the Baba Brooks Band, "Carry go, Bring Home" by Justin Hinds & The Dominoes and "Alley Cat Ska" by the Treasure Isle All Stars. CD
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✨✧ Kanye WestCollege Dropout ... CD
Roc-A-Fella, 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
Kanye West finally dropped the full length in early '04 – and it's one of the best hip hop albums of the year. Kanye is probably the hottest beats producer of the year, too, having dug through the greatest soul hooks of the past few decades for his samples, and piled on the chunkiest, catchiest, thickest beats anywhere. And if he doesn't have the greatest vocal delivery in hop hop (if he did, he'd be Superman considering his production pedigree), he makes up for it with some masterful lines, like "I gotta apologize to Mos and Kweli/is it cool to rap about gold if I told the world I copped it from Ghana and Mali?" from "Breath In Breath Out". Hilariously, Kanye also found just about the sharpest theme for a record that we've scene in a while – the tangential connection between gang bangers and frat boys! He ain't granola, he ain't bling bling, he's just a guy from Chicago with a sometimes astoundingly strong production aesthetic, very smart rhymes and a lot of people who owe him great guest spots, and deliver. Were you looking for more than that? It's a triumph, one that Chicago couldn't be more proud of! "We Don't Care", "Graduation Day", "All Falls Down" with Syleena Johnson, "Spaceship" with GLC & Consequence, "Never Let Me Down" with Jay-Z, "Get 'Em High" with Talib Kweli & Common,"New Work Out Plan", the great single "Slow Jamz" with Twista & Jamie Foxx and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousDisco Discharge – Midnight Shift ... CD
Harmless (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A sensual batch of disco grooves and lost underground tracks – brought together with all the great care for choice we've come to expect from the Disco Discharge series! The package is filled with loads of upbeat cuts – and almost seems to move at a faster pace than other volumes – more than enough to pump things up as the 2CD package unfurls! There's definitely a bit of a West Village feel to the set, as you'd guess from the cover – and titles include "Lady Night (12" mix)" by Patrick Juvet, "Candy Love (12" rmx)" by Lili & Sussie, "Dance Trance Medley" by Boys Town Gang, "Slice Me Nice (12" rmx)" by Fancy, "Fantasy (rmx)" by Lian Ross, "Double Trouble (orig 12" mix)" by Diva, "At The Discotheque (medley)" by Lipstique, "Run With Us (7" mix)" by Lisa Lougheed, "Dancer Dance (12" mix)" by Pussyfoot, "My Knight In Black Leather (12" mix)", and "Can't Live Without Your Love (airwave mix)" by Suzy Q. CD

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✨✧ VariousNext Stop Soweto Vol 4 – Zulu Rock, Afro Disco & Mbaqanga 1975 to 1985 ... CD
Strut (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Stunning sounds from South Africa – pulled together from a time when the nation's music was really coming into its own – despite the actions of a still-restrictive regime! There's a great mix of styles going on here – some rockish elements, of the Zamrock scene – some more upbeat grooves that seem borrowed from American club and fusion – and some really fresh, unique rhythms that show a really creative re-conception of music during the generation – reaching out strongly to find powerful new means of expression! The package is one of the most compelling in this series – hardly the also-rans, and maybe even stronger than some of the earlier volumes – and titles include "Get Down" by Isaac & The Sakie Special Band, "The Things We Do In Soweto" by Almon Memela, "Lekopokopo Single Moquashoa" by TY Boysk, "Unga Pfula A Chi Pfalo" by Kabasa, "Khombo Ranga" by Elias Maluleke & The Mavambe Girls, "Ain't Sittin Down Doin Nothin" by The Drive, and "Manano" by Xoliso. CD
 
 
 



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