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Thievery CorporationCosmic Game ... LP
ESL, 2005. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
Thievery Corporation are back after a long hiatus – and they've returned to the fold with a host of surprising guest stars! The set's got a really wide range of grooves – as one might expect when the group's working with artists that include David Byrne, Perry Farrell, and The Flaming Lips! But over and above these bigger crossover names, the team's also sticking very true to their roots on other tracks – bringing in some great downtempo and Brazilian influences, and fleshing out tunes with an equally great array of lesser-known talents that includes Sista Pat, Gunjan, Verny Varela, Gigi Rezende, and Patrick De Santos. Titles include "Marching The Hate Machines", "Pela Janela", "Sol Tapado", "The Time We Lost Our Way", "A Gentle Dissolve", "Holographic Universe", "The Heart's A Lonely Hunter", and "The Cosmic Game". LP, Vinyl record album

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Thievery CorporationRadio Retaliation ... LP
ESL, 2008. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
No radio retaliation here, as Thievery Corporation are miles from the airwaves – working in their own unique blend of a globe's worth of grooves! The sound here is every bit as lush and full as before – a mix of classic funky elements, exotic instrumentation, and a few contemporary touches – focused strongly into the ESL groove that's become the trademark Thievery sound over the past decade or so. The pair seem to have even more guest help here than ever before – a rich lineup that includes Femi Kuti, Seu Jorge, Anuoushka Shankhar, Chuck Brown, and Sleepy Wonder – all of whom definitely make their presence felt. Titles include "Sound The Alarm", "Mandala", "Radio Retaliation", "Vampires", "La Femme Parallel", "Hare Krishna", and "Blasting Through The City". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Thievery CorporationCulture Of Fear ... LP
ESL, 2011. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Brilliant work from Thievery Corporation! This duo truly seems to be getting better and better as the years go by, progressing to deeper realms in both tone and craft – and somehow doing that while pulling us in with immediate, insistent appeal. That's no small feat! Tripped out jazzy hip hop soundscapes, straighter trance-y sounds, hard hitting funk and all around sonic adventurousness. We've always appreciated these guys, but we've grown to really love 'em! Includes "Web Of Deception", "Culture Of Fear", "Take My Soul", "Light Flares", "Star Gazer", "Tower Seven", "Is It Over?", "False Flag Dub", "Fragments", "Free", "Overstand" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Culture Of Fear ... CD 14.99

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New Thievery CorporationRichest Man In Babylon ... LP
ESL, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
The deepest album to date from Thievery Corporation – one that has them really expanding their palette, going beyond retro groovers into a set of future soundscapes, soulful vocal numbers, and beyond! Nearly every track on the set features a vocalist, and the album slides together nicely with a seamless flow that shows the duo stepping up their talents in the studio nicely. Titles include "Heaven's Gonna Burn Your Eyes", "The Richest Man In Babylon", "The State Of The Union", "Resolution", "Until The Morning", "From Creation", "Liberation Front", and "Meu Destino". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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New George BensonGood King Bad ... LP
CTI, 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
Sweet 70s funk from George Benson – an album that's a bit smoother than some of his earlier work, but still free from the commercial polish of his later hits! Maestro David Matthews is at the helm for this session – and most numbers have a full backing from players who include some of the best of the CTI/Kudu generation – including Ronnie Foster and Bobby Lyle on keyboards, Joe Farrell on flute, Fred Wesley on trombone, Eric Gale on rhythm guitar, Dave Friedman on vibes, and Steve Gadd on drums – who manages to kick in a nicely funky undercurrent, even on some of the mellower numbers. George's guitar is filled with warmly chromatic hues – gliding away nicely on titles that include the slow funky "Em", plus "Siberian Workout", "Shell Of A Man", "Hold On I'm Coming", "One Rock Don't Make No Boulder", and "Theme From Good King Bad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and small bubbles in the gloss.)

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James BrownReality ... LP
Polydor, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
One of the last great albums from James Brown! Not as totally sublime as Payback or some of the others from the 70s – but James is still working here with Fred Wesley and Dave Matthews – and many of the cuts retain the funk of a few years past. Case in point is the sublime "Funky President" – a super-dope track that mixes politics and funk, and which is one of our favorite James Brown tracks from the 70s. Other cuts include "All For One", "Check Your Body", "Reality", and "Further Up The Road". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Reality ... LP 8.99

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James BrownReality ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Very Good ... $8.99
One of the last great albums from James Brown! Not as totally sublime as Payback or some of the others from the 70s – but James is still working here with Fred Wesley and Dave Matthews – and many of the cuts retain the funk of a few years past. Case in point is the sublime "Funky President" – a super-dope track that mixes politics and funk, and which is one of our favorite James Brown tracks from the 70s. Other cuts include "All For One", "Check Your Body", "Reality", and "Further Up The Road". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cutout notch, light wear, and some small peeled marks.)
Also available Reality ... LP 9.99

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Leslie Drayton Orchestra with Barbara MorrisonLove Is A Four Letter Word ... LP
Esoteric, 1984. Good+ ... $0.99
Kind of an underground sleeper here in Chicago, mostly for the jazzy steppers sound of the best tracks on the record. The band's a jazz orchestra fronted by Leslie Drayton, but the real charm of the record is the vocals by Barbara Morrison. She sings nicely and jazzily on the band's stepping arrangements on the tracks "Stormy Monday", "Love Is A Four Letter Word", and "You Ain't Gonna Keep Me Blue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and staining. Vinyl plays with some crackles.)

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Tom EslickShadows ... LP
Kingswood, 1972. Very Good+ ... $9.99
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Don Gardner QuintetRhythm & Blues Dance Party ... LP
Fonet (UK), 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99
A blazing live set from The Don Gardner Quintet – recorded live a Stockholm's Dans In in August of 1965 – and a pretty great mix of drums and organ-heavy jazz and the Rhythm & Blues Dance Party promised by the titles! The group is fantastic – with Gardner holding down on the drums and Dee Dee Ford really standout out strongly on organ – and the two also contribute some vocals. Other players include Bill Leslie and Jimmy Ricks on saxes and Nat Stokes on guitar. Guest singer Beverly Glenn contributes some great, almost show-stealing soul vocals on "Shotgun" and "Heatwave", and other numbers include "Walkin'", "I Don't Want To Cry", "Watermelon Man", "Shiny Stockings", "Julep". "I Don't Need You Anymore" and "Last Dance". LP, Vinyl record album

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Invisible HandsTeslam ... LP
Abduction, 2014. New Copy ... $19.99
The second album from Invisible Hands – the group led by Alan Bishop of the Sun City Girls – and a record that's even better put-together than the first! There's a bit more of a song structure this time around – and some of the more tuneful moments are surprisingly powerful – almost like some lost indie American sounds from decades back – but the kind of music that Bishop was never making in his first famous group – although some tracks here retain a trippier edge. Titles include "Carrion", "Spaces", "Priests & Poets", "Over Easy", "Places", "Slaughterhouse", and "Eyes In The Back Of Your Head". LP, Vinyl record album

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New JBsFood For Thought (150 gram virgin vinyl with bonus purple 7" single) ... LP
People/Get On Down, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
The classic first album by The JBs – James Brown's Fred Wesley-led backing band, and the force behind most of his greatest records of the early 70s! The band are incredible at this point – sharper, harder, and funkier than just about any other combo around – and that includes all the thousands of groups in the funky 45 underground who were always trying to copy their sound, but never got things this right! Not only are the rhythms the stuff of legend – but the use of the instruments is far far above the norm – as can be heard on the mindblowing "The Grunt", which was sampled heavily by Public Enemy to great fame – and which features a saxophone solo that sounds more like a whistling tea kettle! The set collects some of the group's best early singles, and includes all of the short little funky cuts that made them a legend right out of the box – "Pass the Peas", "The Grunt", "These Are The JBs", "Hot Pants Road", "Wine Spot", "To My Brother", "Blessed Blackness", "Theme From King Heroin", "Escapism (parts 1 & 2), and "Gimme Some More" – all together here in one tight little album of massive funky hard beats and breaks! LP, Vinyl record album

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Wojciech Karolak, Tomasz Szukalski, BartkowskiTime Killers ... LP
Helicon (Poland), 1984. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Sharp-edged fusion from the 80s Polish Jazz scene – recorded in a style that's almost an extension of work from other European scenes of a decade before! The group is a trio that features keyboardist Wojciech Karolak, saxophonist Tomasz Szukalski, and drummer Czeslaw Bartowski – all grooving in a way that's slightly jamming, but perhaps not as rock-oriented as other fusion combos of this nature. Karolak's keyboards really direct the sound of the set strongly – and on some numbers he's using organ, but others feature a fair bit of synthesizer – recorded in ways that sound a bit more 80s-esque than the overall construction of the tunes, almost with a few soundtrack influences at times. Titles include "State Train", "Anniversary Blue", "Double B", "Gem", "Trata Tata", and "Time Killers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light ringwear.)

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New Bob Marley & The WailersShakedown ... LP
ALA, 1960s. Sealed ... $14.99
Early Leslie Kong produced sides of groovy rocksteady, voiced by a young Bob Marley, dug up and re-released after he became an international reggae phenomenon. While this clearly an attempt to cash in on his success, it's still some really great early stuff, and nice to have on vinyl, too! 10 tracks in all, including "Soul Shakedown", "Stop The Train", "Soul Captives", "Soon Come", "Caution", "Go Tell It On The Mountain", "Can't You See", "Cheer Up", "Back Out", and "Do It Twice". LP, Vinyl record album

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MombasaAfrican Rhythms & Blues 2 ... LP
Spiegelei/Sonorama (Germany), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
The second album from Mombasa – and possibly even better than the first! The group have really come into their own by the time of this date – mixing together jazz and African roots with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – quite unique in its approach to rhythms, sounds, and solos! The grooves aren't really the Afro Funk you might expect – and instead, they're based on a headier brew of basslines and percussion, one that's somewhere in a space between Boscoe, The Pharoahs, and Demon Fuzz – but with a sound that's ultimately different than both. The trombone of Lou Blackburn carries the lead on most tracks – snaking out wonderfully over the grooves, with a quality that's amazingly soulful, and which almost has him standing head to head with Fred Wesley as a 70s innovator on his instrument. Other members of the group include Doug Lucas on trumpet, Bob Reed on percussion, Alan Tatham on drums, and Don Ridgeway on electric bass – the last of whom really does a great job shaping the sound of the tunes. Titles include "Yenyeri", "Holz II", "Nomoli", "African Hustle", and "Al Rahman". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Idris MuhammadHouse Of The Rising Sun ... LP
Kudu, 1975. Good ... $4.99
Idris Muhammad's working here in a style that's very different than his heavy-footed funky work on Prestige and Blue Note – and while it's easy to criticize him for not keeping the same old breakbeat funk style, it's also important to give him a lot of credit for pushing his vision way past the simple stock style of the earlier days! The record's a very nice set of complicated jazzy grooves – some a bit cheesy, but many very nice, and with the kind of sophisticated funk arrangements that were on the best Kudu records. No surprise that Dave Matthews is putting together most of the cuts, save for one excellent groove that's arranged by Tom Harrell. Players include Fred Wesley, Ronnie Cuber, Eric Gale, and Wilbur Bascomb – and titles include "Baia", "Sudan", "Hey Pocky A Way", "Theme For New York City", which is based on the same Chopin haunting tune as Serge Gainsbourg's "Jane B"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy edge wear, creases, and an unglued bottom seam.)

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Elvis Presley20 Golden Hits Volume 3 ... LP
Astan (Germany), 1984. Near Mint- ... $2.99
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(Cover has light wear and a few creases.)

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New Elvis PresleyAlmost In Love ... LP
RCA/Camden, 1970. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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(Later Pickwick pressing.)

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New Elvis PresleyElvis Country ... LP
RCA, 1971. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Titles include "The Fool", "Tomorrow Never Comes", "Snowbird", "Funny How Time Slips Away", and "Faded Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing.)

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New Elvis PresleyElvis For Everyone ... LP
RCA, 1965. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Mono pressing.)

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New Elvis PresleyElvis Sings Flaming Star ... LP
RCA, 1969. Sealed ... $2.99
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(Pickwick pressing.)

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New Elvis PresleyFun In Acapulco ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
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(Original mono pressing – LPM 2756.)

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Elvis PresleyGood Rockin Tonight (10 inch LP) ... LP
RCA (France), 1958. Sealed (reissue)... $32.99
Very cool – a French reissue pressing of an obscure European 10" album by Elvis! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes original backing too!)

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New Elvis PresleyHarum Scarum ... LP
RCA, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $14.99
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(Original mono pressing – LPM 3468, missing the photo.)
 
 
 



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