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Exact matches: 7
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Champion Jack DupreeBlues For Everybody ... CD
Charly R&B (UK), Early/Mid 50s. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Champion Jack DupreeWhen You Feel The Feeling You Was Feeling ... CD
Green Tree, 1968. Used ... $2.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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ScientistHeavyweight Dub Champion ... CD
Greensleeves/Dub Mir, 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
It's easy to be the Dub Champion when you've got grooves this good – wonderful work brewed up at Channel One by the Roots Radics band, then reworked entirely by the mighty Scientist at the helm of King Tubby's studio! The talents here are all the best in the Jamaican underground of the time – and work together to forge a newly fresh approach to dub – one that takes the music far from just the b-side or alternate mix territory in which it started – into a realm that's really amazing, and opened up to a galaxy of new sounds, thanks to the studio talents of Scientist! There's a bit less electro touches than later on – but that also makes the record a great illustration of the place where Scientist started – the first of his classic albums from the time, with titles that include "Seconds Away", "Straight Left", "Upper Cut", "Kidney Punch", "Saved By The Bell", "Right Cross", "Jab", "One-Two", "Below The Belt", and "Knock Out". CD

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✨✧ Champion Jack DupreeBlues From The Gutter ... LP
Atlantic, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Blues from the gutter, with a nice current of jazz, too – thanks to participation from a hip group who really make this album from Champion Jack something special! Dupree himself sings and plays piano – often with plenty of rootsy currents – but the combo also features excellent alto from Pete Brown, who adds in plenty of soul – as well as Ennis Lowery on guitar, Wendell Marshall on bass, and Willie Jones on drums. All tracks are credited to Jack, but there's more than a few here that are traditional, and just given new arrangements by Dupree – and titles include "Strollin", "Stack-O-Lee", "Frankie & Johnny", "Bad Blood", "Junker's Blues", "Evil Woman", and "Can't Kick The Habit". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ScientistHeavyweight Dub Champion ... LP
Greensleeves/Dub Mir, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
It's easy to be the Dub Champion when you've got grooves this good – wonderful work brewed up at Channel One by the Roots Radics band, then reworked entirely by the mighty Scientist at the helm of King Tubby's studio! The talents here are all the best in the Jamaican underground of the time – and work together to forge a newly fresh approach to dub – one that takes the music far from just the b-side or alternate mix territory in which it started – into a realm that's really amazing, and opened up to a galaxy of new sounds, thanks to the studio talents of Scientist! There's a bit less electro touches than later on – but that also makes the record a great illustration of the place where Scientist started – the first of his classic albums from the time, with titles that include "Seconds Away", "Straight Left", "Upper Cut", "Kidney Punch", "Saved By The Bell", "Right Cross", "Jab", "One-Two", "Below The Belt", and "Knock Out". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Heavyweight Dub Champion ... CD 14.99

Exact matches6
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✨✧ Jane Weaver/Tender PreyDon't Take My Soul/Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Of My Heart ... 7-inch
Bird (UK), 2015. New Copy (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
A great little split single from underground cosmic pop heroines Jane Weaver and Tender Prey! Jane Weaver's "Don't Take My Soul" is the solid, near centerpiece of her solid Silver Globe LP, driven by delicate, but kind of haunting vocals and electronics and keyboards built backdrop. Bird label mate Tender Prey's "Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Of My Heart" is on the flip and has a completely different, more post punk inspired vibe. Very cool! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ VariousJazz Gems From Gennett Champion ... LP
MCA, Late 20s/Early 30s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Tranferred from the Gennett-Champion 78s including tracks by Hoagy Carmichael & Carmichael's Collegians, Syd Valentine & His Patent Leather Kids, Zack Whyte's Chocolate Beau Brummels, Bud Ritchie & His Boys, Alabama Jim & George, Turner Parrish, Artie Mosby & Roosevelt Sykes, and many more. LP, Vinyl record album
 
Close matches: 1
Close matches8
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DJ RozDJ Roz Presents Strictly Classics – Double Trouble (2 X 7 inch) ... 7-inch
Champion Sounds, 2015. New Copy (pic cover)... $17.99 19.99
Classic breaks, samples and loops culled by DJ Roz – cut together masterfully for duel purpose – as a straight up headnodding listening experience, or even better – as practice tools! Includes a solidly paced, smartly looped mix of benchmark hip hop and blueprint funky beats on 2 sides – and for the aspiring, or even seasoned hip hop DJs out there, it comes in a package of 2. Gear up for battle! 7-inch, Vinyl record
 
Possible matches: 5
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Willie MitchellWillie Mitchell's Driving Beat ... LP
Hi Records, Late 60s. Very Good ... $33.99
A killer from Willie Mitchell – harder, funkier, and a lot more soulful than most of his other records from the 60s! The groove here is sock-soul, and most cuts have a hard and tight funky 45 approach. Willie was really cut loose on this one – freed from his usual standard of recording hits and pop songs, he wrote all the songs on the set – and they're heavy Memphis instrumentals with a sound that's much more like 60s Bar Kays work on Stax! There's a great sax player on the session, too – not named in the notes, unfortunately, but with a sound that really wails on the best tracks. Titles include "Fat Cat", "Pep Talk", "That Driving Beat", "The Champion (parts 1 & 2)", "Nick O Demus", "Everything Is Gonna Be Alright", and "Stone Face". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Frankie PaulTidal Wave ... LP
Greensleeves, 1985. Sealed (reissue)... $7.99
Classic mid 80s dancehall from singer Frankie Paul and producer George Phang – with a vibe that's rooted in soul, thanks in no small part to Frankie's sweetly emotional vocal approach – but it's done with lean, modern sound that's held up well over the years! The songs cut deep and Frankie sounds great, doing his thing over a crisp, but not overly glossy sound, with distinctive Sly & Robbie rhythms giving it a nice little bit of grit. Wonderful stuff – with "Dem A Go Feel It", "Beat Down The Fence", "Baby Come Home", "She's Got Soul", "Tidal Wave", "Your Love Is Amazing", "King Champion", "You Too Greedy", "Hold Me" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousGroovin The Blues – When Groove Was More Than Just A Habit ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer blues from RCA Records' Groove subsidiary – home to its roughest, rawest work in the 50s – and a treasure trove of under-discovered gems! And although these tracks are mostly blues at the core, they often step forth with the power of more upbeat R&B – as artists you might normally associate with more down home sounds get a nice sort of crackle and pop in the Groove Records setting – often just through some slight touches in the backing instrumentation and arrangements, which update their modes to a great mid 50s, soul-drenched vibe! Bear Family have done a great job with the track list here – and have unearthed a number of tracks we've never heard from this stretch on the label – 33 titles that include "Wait Till Next Year Baby" by Big Connie, "I Took You In Baby" by Sonny Terry, "Tain't Right" by Big Tiny Kennedy, "Love Blues" by Clayton Love, "No Nice" by Buddy Lucas, "The Ups" by Champion Jack Dupree, "Goin Back Home" by Cousin Leroy, "You've Been Good To Everybody" by The Du Droppers, "Won't You Forgive Me" by Little Tommy Brown, "I'll Life My Life Alone" by Oscar Black & Sue Allen, and "Beantown Boogie" by Bertrice Reading. CD

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✨✧ VariousPot, Spoon, Pipe, & Jug – 14 Jazz Vocals & Reefer Songs ... LP
Stash, Late 20s/1930s/Early 40s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Think music only got blunted with hip hop? Think again – as these pre-war tunes are filled with drug references! Includes work from Champion Jack Dupree, Hazel Meyers, Slim & Slam, Lil Green, Blue Lu Barker, Sam Price, and others! LP, Vinyl record album

Possible matches13
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✨✧ Cola & Jimmu (Nicole Willis & Jimi Tenor)I Give To You My Love & Devotion ... CD
Herakles (Finland), 2014. Used ... Out Of Stock
Jimi Tenor is a man of many talents – able to work in modes from spacey to jazzy to funky, and everything in between – as is singer Nicole Willis, who most folks know from her deep funk recordings, but who reemerges here as a house vocalist in the team of Cola & Jimmu! The look of the cover really sums up the sound of the record – a great old school vibe that reflects the best underground club releases of the late 80s – especially that deeper-than-deep house scene that never even came close to the mainstream! There's lots of spiritual elements in the lyrics – similar to the vibe of Jimi's recent Kabu Kabu records – but Nicole's delivery is very different, often parsed in short lyrical bursts amidst the keyboards and grooves. Titles include "Immortal Champion", "Earthly Delights", "Open Up Your Chakra", "Fantabulous", "Meet You At The Crossroads", and "No More Wars". CD
 
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Partial matches14
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Any ExitChampions League/White Horse ... 7-inch
Brus & Knaster (Sweden), 2014. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(#26/300.)

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Arthur (Arthur Lee Harper)Dreams & Images (with bonus tracks) ... CD
LHI/Light In The Attic, 1968. New Copy ... $9.99 15.98
A great debut from Arthur Lee Harper – an artist who might have been a folk singer a few years before, but who sounds a lot trippier on this rare album for Lee Hazelwood's LHI label! Harper was a minor hanger-on during the LA scene of the 60s, but was championed by Hazlewood – who produced the album himself, with light arrangements from Don Randi – both bigger names who work here in really subtle ways – especially Lee, given how different most of Harper's music is from his own recordings! There's a great undercurrent of sadness – those gentle strings and blue notes that Hazlewood might cut through with his own wry wit – but which Arthur takes as a cue to open up with some of the most heartbreaking sides of his vocals – with a sense of darkness that's almost in the territory of UK acid folk. Titles include "Sunshine Soldier", "Children Once Were You", "Blue Museum", "Living Circa 1920", "Valentine Gray", "Dreams & Images", and "Pandora". Great reissue also features bonus tracks – "1860", "Coming Home", and "Excursion 13". CD

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BreakwaterSplashdown ... LP
Arista, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
No splashdown here – as Breakwater are every bit as soaringly soulful as they were on their debut set! The groove here is that perfect blend of jazz and soul that only a few groups in the 70s really got right – maybe Pleasure, or The Blackbyrds – and most certainly Breakwater, who were one of the reigning champions of the scene! Rhythms are often upbeat, but not in a disco or club-oriented way – and the instrumentation is tight, but never slick or smooth – always nicely funky with a nice little crackle, even on the mellow cuts – in a way that's opened up this album to new audiences for many years. This set's got a nice bit of moog that wasn't on the group's first – used almost in Mizell-like to further enhance the sound – and titles include the classics "Say You Love Me Girl", "Let Love In", "Time", and "The One In My Dreams". Great stuff, and with a really beautiful vibe! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Greg Foat GroupDark Is The Sun ... LP
Jazzman (UK), 2011. New Copy ... $25.99
A brilliant and rare new project on the Jazzman label – the debut LP from keyboards, synths and harpsichord adventurer Greg Foat and his cosmos-searching Group – amazing stuff that's truly on par with the deep, lost rarities that Jazzman so lovingly mines for and reissues! The hints of the greatness to come that so piqued our interest on the preceding 10-inch EP are delivered up in full, and actually surpasses our expectations. There's just such stylistic and instrumental depth going on here, and it's delivered in accessibly groovy way! The album was recorded in Sweden with instrumentation including loads of great congas, drums and other percussion, a female choir brings lovely wordless vocals, plus guitars, flugelhorn, trombone and trumpet. It's evocative of trippy-jazzy soundtracks and sound library material, but like other contemporary acts that Jazzman as championed – most notably, the Natural Yogurt Band – it's got a unique vibe all it's own. Here's hoping for a career's worth of cool music from Mr. Foat! Includes "Time Piece 1", "Dark Is The Sun" (Parts 1-4), "Hello Old Friend", "Yeah You Are", "Uncle Bessie", "Bright Is The Sun" and "Time Piece 2 (Epilogue)". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Baden PowellBaden Powell Live (DVD) ... DVD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1999. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
An overstuffed document of the genius of Baden Powell – the Brazilian guitarist who first came to fame in the bossa nova years, then went on to a long career in Europe as well! The DVD is three hours long, and features three distinct passages – one solo concert that features Powell working on the guitar in incredibly sophisticated, complex styles – yet still with an undeniable sense of flow, too. Another section then features a trio concert – which allows Powell to open up even more in the company of a rhythm section, who bring out more of the bossa in his style. The last part features an interview with Powell, then discussions with both Pierre Barouh and Claude Nougaro – two French singers who were early champions of Baden's music, and helped give him much exposure overseas! DVD
(DVD is NTSC coded, All Region.)

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✨✧ QueenNews Of The World ... LP
Elektra, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
With the classics "We Will Rock You" and "We Are The Champions" – plus "Sheer Heart Attack", "Spread Your Wings", "All Dead All Dead", and "Get Down Make Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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VariousBamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck ... CD
BamaLoveSoul, 2012. New Copy ... $8.99
A wonderful compilation put together by BamaLoveSoul – who are among the greatest champions of the best, deepest soul in the contemporary landscape! This diverse set is 10 strong with excellent underground soul, laidback instrumentals and otherwise solid sounds – all of which we're hearing for the first time – and we'd like to thank our friends down in 'Bama for that! On Deck has a global reach and a great ear for timeless, genuinely soulful music – whether it's done with subtle electronics, acoustic instrumentation or a bit of both. It's all good – which seems to be real impetus for inclusion here – that, and everyone on it deserves to bust out to a wider audience. Let's help make that happen! Includes "Lost In Memory" by Soia, "Fourteen" by Ta-Ku, "Underestimated" by Diggs Duke and ProbCause, "When The Time Is Right" by Byron The Aquarius, "Get On Through" by Mr Bird feat Greg Blackman, "Better" by Nicholas Ryan Gant, "BrookLon (BK Meets UK)" by Ahmed Sirour, "Be Felt" by Xolisa, "Run The Fantastic Race" by Tall Black Guy and "End Of The Universe" by Freddie Joachim. CD

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VariousStones Throw X Serato (2 12-inch clear vinyl discs w/ 2 sides of music, 2 sides of control tones & 2 gold slipmats) ... 12-inch
Stones Throw, 2009. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A fresh collaboration with underground hip hop & deep funk champions Stones Throw Records and Serato Control Tones – to use with Serato's Scratch Live Software – with tracks by Dam Funk, James Pants, Peanut Butter Wolf, Mayer Hawthorne, CX Kidtronik, MED & Madlib, and J Rocc! It comes with 2 X 12-inch clear vinyl discs also with music on one side and control tones on the other – plus 2 X gold Stones Throw slipmats. A really excellent package! Tracks include "Silver Sunsets" by Dam Funk, "Let's Celebrate" by James Pants, "What To Do" (Oh No remix) by Guilty Simpson, "Just Aint Gonna Work Out" (Astronote remix) by Mayer Hawthorne, "Talk to Me" by Peanut Butter Wolf, "Ain't Even Playin'" by CX Kidtronik, "Hot Feet" by J Rocc and "Out of Control" by MED & Madlib. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In the clear sleeve, with some seam splits, including the "obi".)

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VariousTwin Cities Funk & Soul – Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis/St Paul 1964 to 1979 (with download) ... LP
Secret Stash, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 27.99
Rare soul from Minneapolis – a surprisingly great source for grooves in the years before Prince and Morris Day! Turns out, the Twin Cities were already funky, way before the Purple One came into being – as you'll hear in this wealth of rare singles from the late 60s on up through the 70s – all of them mighty darn soulful, and most of them pretty dang funky as well! The wealth of work is really surprisingly – with strong echoes of styles going on in the Chicago and Detroit scenes at the time, but maybe even more surprising, given that Minneapolis/St Paul didn't have nearly the same amount of resources. The package is easily one of the best ever done by the Secret Stash label – a set that really ups the level of their reissues – with a motherlode of killer cuts that include "Love Me Leave Me" by The Valdons, "Sweet Smell Of Perfume" by Maurice McKinnies & The Champions, "Work Your Flapper (part 1)" by Jackie Harris & The Champions, "She's A Whole Lot's A Woman" by Mojo & His Chi 4, "I Ain't Gonna Cheat On You No More" by Willie Walker, "Save Me" by Wanda Davis, "Saxophone Disco" by Morris Wilson, "Honey From The Bee" by Willie & The Bumblebees, "The Max" by Prophets Of Peace, "Get Up" by The Lewis Connection, and "Rusty McDusty" by Morris Wilson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes album download.)

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✨✧ Kashmere Stage BandThunder Soul (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kashmere Records/P-Vine (Japan), 1970/1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great title for this classic early album from the Kashmere Stage Band – a group who come on with plenty of thunder in their sound – both in the funky rhythms at the bottom, and the burning solos on the top! The approach is that of a school band, but the sound here is way way different – championed by Stones Throw and other funk stalwarts – and for good reason, too – as these young cats play with a sharpness that most older big bands could never match – and have a love of funk and soul that makes even older jazz standards come across with a mighty deep sound. There's lots of percussion at the bottom, which often really spurs on the grooves – and titles include "Super Bad", "Don't Mean A Thing", "Lost Love", "Thunder Soul", "Try A Little Tenderness", "Do You Dig It Man", and "Keep On Doing". CD

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✨✧ Czarface feat MF DoomKa-Bang (main, inst, Suckface's Swine Mix, Suckface's Swine Mix inst)/Deviatin' Septums (main, inst) (10 inch picture disc) ... 12-inch
Brick, 2015. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The superpower hip hop team of Wu Tang veteran Inspectah Deck and longtime Boston underground hip hop champions 7L & Esoteric – joining together as Czarface – and meeting their match in the mighty MF Doom! "Ka-Bang" is here in the rock solid main version, plus an exclusive remix and instrumental versions – and it also includes the non-album bonus track "Deviatin' Septums". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Incredibly cool picture disc – with very nicely done comic book homage art on both sides!)

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✨✧ Ernie BushmillerNancy Is Happy ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2012. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sublime strips from the legendary Ernie Bushmiller a heck of a lot of material from the Nancy comic of the early 40s – and a masterpiece in modern art throughout! To most of us growing up in the postwar years, Nancy was kind of a ubiquitous gag cartoon – but over the years, we've really come to appreciate it for its style, design, and often eerie and oddball wit – qualities that have been championed by contemporary comics giants like Dan Clowes, Scott McCloud, and Ivan Brunetti (the last of whom even auditionioned for a chance to draw the strip!) The book is beautiful – with three full years of Nancy daily strips from the years 1943, 1944, and 1945 – squarebound in a very stylish way, with 33 pages, and an introduction by Daniel Clowes! Book

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✨✧ VariousBamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BamaLoveSoul, 2012. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful compilation put together by BamaLoveSoul – who are among the greatest champions of the best, deepest soul in the contemporary landscape! This diverse set is 10 strong with excellent underground soul, laidback instrumentals and otherwise solid sounds – all of which we're hearing for the first time – and we'd like to thank our friends down in 'Bama for that! On Deck has a global reach and a great ear for timeless, genuinely soulful music – whether it's done with subtle electronics, acoustic instrumentation or a bit of both. It's all good – which seems to be real impetus for inclusion here – that, and everyone on it deserves to bust out to a wider audience. Let's help make that happen! Includes "Lost In Memory" by Soia, "Fourteen" by Ta-Ku, "Underestimated" by Diggs Duke and ProbCause, "When The Time Is Right" by Byron The Aquarius, "Get On Through" by Mr Bird feat Greg Blackman, "Better" by Nicholas Ryan Gant, "BrookLon (BK Meets UK)" by Ahmed Sirour, "Be Felt" by Xolisa, "Run The Fantastic Race" by Tall Black Guy and "End Of The Universe" by Freddie Joachim. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available BamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck ... CD 8.99
 
 
 



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