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Willie Mitchell/Bill Black's ComboChampion (part 1)/Little Queenie ... 7-inch 7-Inch
Hi Records/Outta Sight (UK), 1964/1966. New Copy (reissue)... $7.99
Two early Hi Records gems – back to back on a single 45! "Champion" is a real stormer from Willie Mitchell – cut during the raw years of his instrumental sides – with a wicked tenor honking along with some great Hammond in the groove – plus lots of cool twangy guitar! "Little Queenie" has more great guitar and tenor too – and is definitely a tune that's on the hippest side of the Bill Black spectrum! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Jane Weaver/Tender PreyDon't Take My Soul/Undisputed Heavyweight Champion Of My Heart ... 7-inch 7-Inch
Bird (UK), 2015. New Copy ... Mid-February, 2015 (delayed)
7-inch, Vinyl record

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New Champion Jack DupreeFrom New Orleans To Chicago/Champion Jack Dupree & His Blues Band ... CD CD format
BGO (UK), 1966/1967. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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New JaylibChampion Sound ... LP LP format
Stones Throw, 2003. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Damn! The MASSIVE collaborative album from the dynamic duo of Madlib and J Dilla! Essentially, Madlib handles the production on the even numbers in the set with Dilla on the vocals, and the roles are reversed on the odd numbers. Each producer does his own thing, as only he can do it – Madlib brings the funky sampler genius – and Dilla rocks the thumping Detroit hip hop soul crunch. A number of guest rhymers step to the mic, including Talib Kweli, Percee P, Frank-N-Dank & Guilty Simpson, and the flow is seamless. Not only was this one of the best hip hop albums of '03, it also has a dyed-in-the-wool classic production style, and it sounds just as great a few years later! So very highly recommended! Tracks include "L.A. To Detroit", "McNasty Filth" with Frank-n-Dank, "Nowadayz", "Champion Sound", "The Red", "Heavy", "Raw S*!t" with Kweli, "The Official", "The Heist", "The Mission", "React" with Quasimodo, "The Exclusive" with Percee P, "Survival Test", "Starz" and "No Games". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Labels have small BPM stickers.)

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New John ColtraneHeavyweight Champion – Complete Atlantic Recordings (7CD set) ... CD CD format
Atlantic/Rhino, Early 60s. Used 7CDs & Book ... Out Of Stock
An amazing set of work by John Coltrane – some of his best recordings ever, tracks that form a pivotal point between his later 50s work with Miles Davis and his mid 60s spiritual searching years. The set's unbelievably exhaustive – and includes every track that was ever issued by Coltrane on an Atlantic album, plus some great alternate takes, plus a 72 page hardbound book of photos and writings, plus a whole CD of rare material that was never issued before! (The folks at Atlantic say that they would have loved to make an even bigger set – but after a fire in their warehouse in the 70s, this one CD of tapes is all that ever remained!) The whole package is incredibly well put together – in a small discrete box with some great fold-out CD cases, and a wonderful mechanism for storage that's as great as the music in the set. Titles include "Syeeda's Song Flute", "Ole", "My Favorite Things", "Cousin Mary", "Giant Steps", "Mr Day", "Blues To Elvin", "Satellite", "Liberia", "Dahomey Dance", and sooooo much more! CD
(Please note that the slipcover is missing.)

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New JaylibChampion Sound ... LP LP format
Stones Throw, 2003. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Damn! The MASSIVE collaborative album from the dynamic duo of Madlib and J Dilla! Essentially, Madlib handles the production on the even numbers in the set with Dilla on the vocals, and the roles are reversed on the odd numbers. Each producer does his own thing, as only he can do it – Madlib brings the funky sampler genius – and Dilla rocks the thumping Detroit hip hop soul crunch. A number of guest rhymers step to the mic, including Talib Kweli, Percee P, Frank-N-Dank & Guilty Simpson, and the flow is seamless. Not only was this one of the best hip hop albums of '03, it also has a dyed-in-the-wool classic production style, and it sounds just as great a few years later! So very highly recommended! Tracks include "L.A. To Detroit", "McNasty Filth" with Frank-n-Dank, "Nowadayz", "Champion Sound", "The Red", "Heavy", "Raw S*!t" with Kweli, "The Official", "The Heist", "The Mission", "React" with Quasimodo, "The Exclusive" with Percee P, "Survival Test", "Starz" and "No Games". LP, Vinyl record album
(Back in print!!!)
 
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Cola & Jimmu (Nicole Willis & Jimi Tenor)I Give To You My Love & Devotion ... CD CD format
Herakles (Finland), 2014. New Copy ... $11.99
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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Tony Hatch & OthersEssential Tony Hatch – Grooves, Hits, & Themes (3CD set) ... CD CD format
Pulse (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used 3CD ... $19.99
A really great little set – featuring 3 styles of work by Brit pop legend Tony Hatch! One disc features Hatch doing instrumental work from the 60s – lively renditions of instrumentals and covers, including a few numbers that have gone onto be loungecore classics – tracks like "Soul Coaxing", "Beautiful In The Rain", "Music To Watch Girls By", "Wives & Lovers", "Bedazzled", "Light My Fire", "Birds", "Love Is Blue", "Forget Him", "I Know A Place", and "Crosstown Commuter". Next up is a disc that includes pop hits written or arranged by Tony for other artists – some of the cream of British pop in the 60s! Tracks on that disc include "Downtown", "Call Me", "Don't Sleep In The Subway", and "I Couldn't Live Without You" by Petula Clark; "Lonely Without You" by Julie Grant; "Sugar & Spice" by The Searchers; "Trinity Street" by Two Of Each; "Messing About On The River" by Josh Macrae; "The Two Of Us" by Tony Hatch & Jackie Trent; "Major To Minor" by The Settlers; and "You've Gotta Be Loved" by The Montanas. Last up is the most exciting – a whole disc of TV themes from the 60s and 70s – a genre that Hatch was great at, and really handled well! Tunes on that disc include "Sportsnight", "Ben Casey", "Emmerdale Farm", "Perry Mason", "Crossroads", "The Champion", "Man Alive", "Theme From Who Dun It", "Ghost Squad", "The Naked City", and "Mr & Mrs". 60 tracks, 3CDs – what a deal! CD
(Out of print.)

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King Tubby & FriendsDub Gone Crazy ... CD CD format
Blood & Fire (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
The compilation that put Blood & Fire on the map and may well have started the 90s dub revival! 14 heavy tracks, produced by Bunny Lee, played by the Aggrovators at Tubby's and dubbed into atmospheric soundscapes by Tubby and his disciples Prince Jammy, Prince Phillip & Scientist. An essential document for every reggae lover, much less music lover, bringing together some crucial numbers like "Datta Dread Version", "Dub Fi Gwan", "Real Gone Crazy Dub", "Hold Them In Dub" & "Champion Version". CD
(Out of print.)

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Willie MitchellHi Records Single Collection ... CD CD format
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $30.99
Pure greatness from Memphis soul legend Willie Mitchell – maybe best known as the studio force behind Hi Records work by Al Green and Ann Peebles, but a heck of a recording artist on his own! Willie had a great ear for catchy, groovy soul instrumentals – done in a style that echoes a bit of the genre over at Stax/Volt at the time, but which often takes off into some of the fuller, more flowing modes that Mitchell would use with singers. A number of Willie's singles have his trumpet in the lead, but others have a variety of instrumentation – and often put more emphasis on the gritty grooves at the bottom. And like similar soul instrumental artists, some of Mitchell's best moments were in the 7" format – not on full LPs – which makes this collection essential, as it features 20 tracks that only appeared on 45s, not on Mitchell's albums – including two with singer Don Bryant in the mix. Titles include "Drippin", "Easy Now", "Empty Rooms", "Check Me", "Secret Home", "20-75", "Buddy Bear", "Crawl (parts 1 & 2)", "Aw Shucks", "Lucky", "Last Tango In Paris", "The Champion (parts 1 & 2)", "My Babe", "Kitten Korner", "Six To Go", "Beale Street Mood", "Teenie's Dream", and lots lots more – a total of 48 tracks in all! CD

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Frankie PaulTidal Wave ... LP LP format
Greensleeves, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99
Classic mid 80s dancehall from singer Frankie Paul and producer George Phang – with a vive 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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Ultramagnetic MCsFunk Your Head Up ... CD CD format
Mercury (Japan), 1992. New Copy ... $13.99
Follow up to Critical Beatdown with solid, funky production by Ced Gee and Moe Love, and Kool Keith just being Kool Keith – giving it some crazy charm that a lot people just weren't ready for at the time! Their first major label record, which seemed to take forever to come out, we recall a lot of folks being disappointed with this at the time – but there's ultimately a lot of quality cuts here! "Poppa Large", "Chorus Line Pt. 2", "Make It Happen" were favorite cuts from the outset, and with the benefit of hindsight and without burden of expections, other great ones include "Funk Radio", "Stop Jockin Me", "Bust The Facts" and "I Like Your Style" with many other standout moments. It's got a whopping 23 in all, and other tracks include "MC Champion", "Go For Yourz", "Message From The Boss", "Pluckin Cards", "You Ain't Real", "Moe Love On The ! & 2" and "Porno Star". CD

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New VariousBeginners Guide To New Orleans (3CD set) ... CD CD format
Nascente (UK), 1950s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 3CD ... $12.99
Three CDs' worth of material from the New Orleans scene – a really comprehensive package that starts out in the classic years, then moves nicely up to some later funk and soul moments! CD 1 features Trad & Blues – older jazz and some bluesier tunes, with work by Louis Armstrong, Champion Jack Dupree, Zutty Singleton, Jelly Roll Morton, Bad Smitty, and Professor Longhair. CD 2 features Rhythm & Blues Meets Rock N Roll – seminal cuts from that late 50s/early 60s mode when the sound of New Orleans was really spilling out to influence the rest of the US – cuts that include "There's Something On Your Mind" by Bobby Marchan, "Ruler Of My Heart" by Irma Thomas, "Saturday Night Fish Fry" by The Blue Dots, "Storm Warning (long)" by Mac Rebennack, "Walkin With Frankie" by Frankie Lee Sims, "Looped" by Joe Dyson, "You Can Fly High" by Earl King, and "Hip Shakin Baby" by Roy Brown. CD 3 features Funk & New Brass – mostly New Orleans funk from the 60s and 70s, mixed with some of the hipper reworks of brass band sounds in recent years! Titles include "Good Old Funky Music" by The Meters, "Funk Soul (part 1)" by David Batiste & The Gladiators, "Sneakin Sally Through The Alley" by Lee Dorsey, "The Ear Is On Strike" by Dr John, "What A Mess We're In" by Tommy Ridgely, "Down Home Girl" by Alvin Robinson, "Alyo" by Hypnotic Brass Ensemble, "Waterfall" by Quintron, and "E Flat Blues" by Hot 8 Brass Band. 59 tracks in all – a huge variety of music! CD

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VariousJazz Vol 4 – The Blues ... LP LP format
Folkways, 1930s/1940s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Includes work by Cab Calloway, Jimmy Rushing, Ivy Anderson, Bertha Chippie Hill, Sonny Terry, Champion Jack Dupree, and many others! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes book.)

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VariousStill Groove Jumping – 16 Classic Rockin R&B Tracks From RCA's Groove Label ... CD CD format
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $19.99 28.98
A cool collection of work from RCA's great Groove subsidiary in the 50s – home to some excellent R&B singles that were a far cry from the label's mainstream pop of the time! These cuts easily stand head to head with anything on labels like Atlantic or King at the time – and the collection unearths a whole host of tracks we'd never heard before – some rough and blusey, some with a tighter edge that's definitely at the best level of the pre-soul generation! The bluesy numbers are especially great – recorded at a level you'd never expect from RCA, at least not since the 30s – and often have these raw guitar lines that ring out like something you might hear from the Chess studios at the time. The set features great notes, with session details on the tracks – and titles include "High Low Jack" by Buddy Lucas, "Down To The Bottom" and "You Better Heed My Warning" by Larry Dale, "All My Life" by Roy Guitar Gaines, "Peek A Boo" by Mr Bear, "Rockin With Red" by Piano Red, "Drink Up" by The Du Droppers, "Country Boy" by Tiny Kennedy, "She's Got No Hair" by Arthur Crudup, and "When I Got Married" by Champion Jack Dupree. CD

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VariousDouble Cookin – Classic Northern Soul Instrumentals ... CD CD format
Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Dancefloor cookers from the prime Northern Soul years – all instrumental numbers on this sharp compilation on Kent – 45 sides from a labels like Money, Villa, Swan, King, Epic and Warner Brothers! For all the wonderful Kent soul compilations we've gotten our dusty fingers on over the years, it's a wonder they're never been one devoted to instrumentals – until now! Rhythms roll along at a tight tempo, the tight guitars punch it up, some strings soar, and a pounding Northern beat keeps it all stomping! Those core elements are key, but others weave in an out, from hand claps on the beat, to organ grooves, bursts of brass and more. 24 tracks in all: "Double Cookin" by Checkerboard Squares, "Make Me Yours" by Arthur Wright & His Orchestra, "Festival Time" by San Remo Golden Strings", "The Sounds Of Lane" by Tracks To Your Mind, "Champion Pt 1" by Willie Mitchell, "The Guys From Uncle" by The Spy, "Stirrin Up Some Soul" by The Mar-Ketts, "Hey America (Sing Along)" by James Brown, "California Montage" by Young-Holt Unlimited and more. CD

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New A-VillaCarry On Tradition ... LP LP format
Closed Sessions/Daupe (UK), 2014. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A sharp, smartly-blueprint era inspired, yet entirely fresh and relevant full length debut from Chicago-based producer, beat battle champion and all around rising talent A-Villa – who slowly but surely put it together over a handful of years – picking up contributions from A-list contributors, including Rapper Big Pooh, Mikkey Halsted, Killer Mike, Chance The Rapper, Oh No, Roc Marciano, AZ, Guilty Simpson, Action Bronson, Kool G Rapp, BJ The Chicago Kid and more! Often times, when you see a producer-driven album with a dozen or more guests, you can expect it to be uneven, or unfocused overall – that is not the case here – quite the opposite, actually – it's a finely composed labor of love from a true blue hip hop head. Solid stuff! Includes "Carry On Tradition" with Rapper Big Pooh & Mikkey Halsted, "The Warrior, The Philospher, & The Rebel" with Lil Fame of MOP, Cormega & Killer Mike, "Live From The Villa" with Action Bronson, Roc Marciano & Willie The Kid, "Tear It Down/AMSW" (feat Blu on the former and Reks & Chaundon on the latter, "A Hustler's Siloloquy" feat Roc Marciano, "The Wild Bunch" feat Oh No, Roc Marciano & Sean Price, "A Day In The Life" feat AZ, Havoc of Mobb Deep, Freeway & Macie Stewart, "Never Give You Up (One For Ava)" feat Rapsody, Guilty Simpson, Villa & Avalyn Villagomez, and more. 16 cuts on 2LPs. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition of 200 copies.)

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New Cola & Jimmu (Nicole Willis & Jimi Tenor)I Give To You My Love & Devotion ... LP LP format
Herakles (Finland), 2014. New Copy ... 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". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available I Give To You My Love & Devotion ... CD 11.99

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New MiriamMy Love Has Gone/There Goes My Babe ... 7-inch 7-Inch
Norton, 2014. New Copy (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
A great little tribute to Brill Building and Girl Group-era songcraft from Miriam Linna – who's not only a world class champion of rare rock, having co-founded Norton Records – she's also a drummer of renown (The Cramps, The A-Bones). It's nice to hear her voice out front! All vocals by Miriam, all instruments by Sam Elwitt – but you wouldn't know it. It's got a big, warm, full band sound. Nice stuff! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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New VariousDJ Andy Smith's Jam Up Twist ... CD CD format
BGP (UK), 1950s/1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Jump blues, rollicking R&B, proto rock, Northern Soul and otherwise rawly stomping stormers selected by DJ Andy Smith – a cool compilation of late 50s and 60s treasures that you might hear on one of his Jump Up Twist club nights! There's some familiar names in the set list for deep digging fans of any of the above styles, but there are no tracks that come even close to being overplayed, and each one is a winner – cuts by Wynonie Harris, Wynona Carr, Al Ferrier, Toni & The Showmen, Johnny Guitar Watson, Alton Ellis, The Skatalites, Luther Ingram, Mickey Champion, The San Francisco TKOs and more. Numbers flow one to the next with a skillful touch! Titles include "Bloodshot Eyes" by Wynonie Harris, "Ooo Little Girl" by Floyd Dixon, "Tracks To Your Mind" by The Sounds Of Lane, "Ska Beat" by Alton Ellis, "Collie Bud" by Skatalites, "Hit, Git And Split" by Young Jessie, "Make Up Your Mind" by San Francisco TKOs and more. 23 in all. CD

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New VariousDouble Cookin – Classic Northern Soul Instrumentals ... CD CD format
Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Dancefloor cookers from the prime Northern Soul years – all instrumental numbers on this sharp compilation on Kent – 45 sides from a labels like Money, Villa, Swan, King, Epic and Warner Brothers! For all the wonderful Kent soul compilations we've gotten our dusty fingers on over the years, it's a wonder they're never been one devoted to instrumentals – until now! Rhythms roll along at a tight tempo, the tight guitars punch it up, some strings soar, and a pounding Northern beat keeps it all stomping! Those core elements are key, but others weave in an out, from hand claps on the beat, to organ grooves, bursts of brass and more. 24 tracks in all: "Double Cookin" by Checkerboard Squares, "Make Me Yours" by Arthur Wright & His Orchestra, "Festival Time" by San Remo Golden Strings", "The Sounds Of Lane" by Tracks To Your Mind, "Champion Pt 1" by Willie Mitchell, "The Guys From Uncle" by The Spy, "Stirrin Up Some Soul" by The Mar-Ketts, "Hey America (Sing Along)" by James Brown, "California Montage" by Young-Holt Unlimited and more. CD
 
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BreakwaterSplashdown ... LP LP format
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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Reflection Eternal (Talib Kweli & Hi Tek)Revolutions Per Minute ... CD CD format
Warner, 2010. Used ... $6.99
Talib Kweli & producer Hi Tek reunite as Reflection Eternal – a solid return to from one of the most championed underground duos of the late 90s – still sharp and vital at the end of 00s! Titles include "RPM's", "City Playgrounds", "Back Again" feat RES, "Strangers (Paranoid)" feat Bun B, "In This World", "Got Work", "Midnight Hour" feat Estelle, "Just Begun" feat Jay Electronica, J Cole & Mos Def, "Long Hot Summer", "Get Loose" feat Chester French, "So Good", "Ends" feat Bilal and more. CD

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Jackie StewartChampionship Year ... LP LP format
MCA (UK), 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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Joni HaastrupWake Up Your Mind ... LP LP format
Hot Casa (France), 1978. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Funky funky solo work from Joni Haastrup – an artist who's also known for his work in Monomono, and who sounds equally great on his own! Joni's got this tight approach that wraps together Nigerian grooves of the 70s scene, and some bolder soul star energy that would be right at home in the US – a kind of powerhouse approach that really sends these tunes home beautifully! The lyrics are in English, which really helps broaden the appeal of the cuts – and the production has these cool compressed elements that are partly like the more psych-inspired modes of other Afro Funk groups, and partly those of the UK soul scene of the 70s. We've never heard a record exactly like this, and the whole thing's a truly memorable treasure from this key moment in African music. Cuts include "Watch Out", "Do The Funkro", "Greetings", "Free My People", "Wake Up Your Mind", and "Champions & Superstars". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Hasil AdkinsWhite Light, White Meat – Authentic West Virginia One Man Band Home Recordings 1958 to 1965 ... LP LP format
Norton, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One man rockabilly firebrand and Chicken Walkin' madman Hasil Adkins – done justice once more by his longtime champions at Norton Records! The title is as cheeky nod to the Velvets, but Hasil ain't no NYC art scenester, nope – he might be the true king of rock and roll, stumping out raggedly brilliant rockabilly wierdness all by his lonesome (for the most part...a fella named Sanford Stovers sings some on "Turn My Coat Tails Loose") at his home in West Virginia from the late 50s to mid 60s. Includes "Roll Roll Train", "Woke Up This Morning", "Donnio Boogie", "Donnio Shuffle", "Lonely Graveyard", "Somebody Help Me" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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New BreakwaterSplashdown ... LP LP format
Arista, 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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", "The One In My Dreams", and the monster sample cut "Release The Beast". Great stuff, and with a really beautiful vibe! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the lyric sleeve. Cover has some pen on front.)
Also available Splashdown ... LP 9.99

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New Mike James Kirkland ( Mike And The Censations)Don't Sell Your Soul – The Complete Story Of Mike And The Censations (plus Hang On In There & Doin It Right) ... CD CD format
Luv N' Haight, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Incredible material from the formative years of Cali soul great Mike James Kirkland – singles and previously unreleased tracks that he recorded with his group Mike & The Censations in the years leading up to his underground soul classic LPs Hang In There and Doin It Right! Mike & The Censations were often lumped in with doo wop groups in their day, given Mike's roots in doo wop and gospel – but what you'll actually hear here is a range of soulful styles that dabbles in nascent 70s group soul and a little bit of funk – with charismatic vocals from Mike and perfect group backup vocals by the Censations (spelled with a C-, so they wouldn't be confused with the Philly Sensations). A stunner from our friends at Luv & Haight/Ubiquity – still the greatest champions of the work of Mr. Kirkland! Disc 1 is The Complete Story Of Mike & The Censations: "Victim Of Circumstance" (Pts 1 & 2), "Don't Mess With Me", "There's Nothing I Can Do About It", "Be Mine Forever", "Don't Sell Your Soul", "Shopping For Love", "A Man Ain't Nothing But A Man", "I Need Your Lovin", "Baby What Are You Going To Do", "Split Personality" and more. The CD version also features Mike James Kirkland's 2 legendary 70s albums – Hang On In There and Doin' It Right – back-to-back on CD2! Those tracks include "What Have We Done", "Haong On In There", "Give It To Me", "Got To Do It Right", "It's Too Late", "Love Is All We Need", "The Only Change", "The Prophet", "You Put It In My Mind" and more. CD
(Includes original slipcase.)

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New MF DoomMM Food ... LP LP format
Rhymesayers, 2004. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The bugged sci fi maestro MF Doom returns with the MM Food album – a full five years since the underground classic Operation: Doomsday, and a straight up tie with Madvilliany for the championship title of best Doom-related LP since that immortal set! As you'd guess from the title, this album has a running theme with food, each title funnier than the last, but stays fresh throughout the 15 tracks thanks to tight production, masterfully spliced samples, and a verbal flow that's cooked and spiced to some kind of freakish perfection. The great "Hoe Cakes" single gets served early in set, and it sets the tone for a truly strong album. We didn't think Doom would serve two classic platters in a single year, but he done did it! Includes "Beef Rap", "Potholderz" with Count Bass D, "One Beer" produced by Madlib, "Poo Poo Platter", "Fillet-O-Rapper", "Gumbo", "Fig Leaf Bi Carbonate", "Kon Queso" produced by PNS, "Vomitspit", "Kookies" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Second pressing from 2007.)

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New VariousBamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck ... CD CD format
BamaLoveSoul, 2012. New Copy ... Temporarily 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. CD

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New VariousBamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck ... CD CD format
BamaLoveSoul, 2012. Used ... Temporarily 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. CD

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New VariousBamaLoveSoul Presents – On Deck (180 gram pressing) ... LP LP format
BamaLoveSoul, 2012. New Copy ... Temporarily 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

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New Arthur (Arthur Lee Harper)Dreams & Images (with bonus tracks) ... CD CD format
LHI/Light In The Attic, 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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New Arthur (Arthur Lee Harper)Dreams & Images (with bonus tracks) ... LP LP format
LHI/Light In The Attic, 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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". LP, Vinyl record album

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New PowerhousePowerhouse Issue #4 – Gotta Have It ... Magazine Magazine
Powerhouse Books, 2009. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A photo illustrated ode to ownership culture – the Gotta Have It issue of Powerhouse Magazine! Issue #4 of Powerhouse is loaded with great photos – par for the course from the Powerhouse team, but always bears special mention – a collection of articles and photography very loosely based around the concept of ownership and the collector mentality – including a Brian Coleman interview of Schoolly D, plus pieces by Eric Jong, the punk rock photography of Jim Jacoy, an account of the World Beard and Moustache Championships by Hilary Knox, and much more! Magazine

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New Fania All StarsCampeones – Band And Their Music ... CD CD format
Fania, 1970s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A killer compilation of the Fania All Stars- a sprawling 2CD set that captures at it's dynamic best – giving a solid half or so of the running time over to the iconic live recordings as well as some top notch studio efforts! 11 of the 20 tracks on the set are live, from the ultra classic Live At Yankee Stadium, Live At The Red Garter, Live At The Cheetah and other iconic material, as well as stellar studio sides. Incredible material from true champions of classic Fania. Titles include "Me Gusta El Son", "Descarga Fania" with Adalberto Santiago, "El Raton" with Cheo Feliciano, "Mi Gente" with Hector Lavoe, "Vente Conmigo", "Bilongo" with Ismael Rivera, "Quitate La Mascara" with Adalberto Santiago and more. CD

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New VariousTwin Cities Funk & Soul – Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis/St Paul 1964 to 1979 ... CD CD format
Secret Stash, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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. CD
 
 
 



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