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Al GreenYour Heart's In Good Hands ... CD
MCA, 1995. Used ... $2.99
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(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ Julius BrockingtonSophisticated Funk ... LP
Today, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Funky keyboard tracks from Julius Brockington – a mad early 70s figure who not only cut some wild funk, but who also ended up doing a fair bit of gospel work in later years. This set's a good bit of stoner funk tracks – in the wilder mode of the Perception/Today label – and it's got production by Boo Frazier and Patrick Adams that is very "hands off" when it comes to Brockington's keys. The track list includes covers of some soul stuff like "Rock Steady" and "Do Your Thing" (which is done in a nice long version), plus a good original called "Cold Water". LP, Vinyl record album

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Rozetta JohnsonPersonal Woman – The Legendary Clintone Sessions 1970 to 1975 ... CD
Clintone/Soulscape (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 19.98
Incredible southern soul work from Rozetta Johnson – all of her rare singles for the Clintone label, plus previously unreleased tracks – a good number of which were penned and produced by the legendary Sam Dees! Rozetta's vocals are already plenty darn great on their own – sharp-edged, and presented with a level of class that almost reminds us of Chicago or Detroit singers from the time – but in the hands of Sam Dees, she really hits the sublime – working with incredible lyrics that go far beyond the usual southern soul cliches, and getting some backings that are equally free from the obvious, and definitely in the upper-echelon of sophisticated soul! Frederick Knight co-penned and produced some cuts on here too – and the set features 16 tracks in all, including "A Woman's Way", "Mine Was Real", "Who Are You Gonna Love", "Chained & Bound", "To Love Somebody", "Can't You Just See Me", "Personal Woman", "It's Been Nice", "Early Morning Love", "Mama Was A Bad Seed", "I've Come Too Far With You", "You Better Keep What You Got", and "Holding The Losing Hand". CD

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Russell MaloneLove Looks Good On You ... CD
High Note, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99 16.99
Warm, round, full-toned guitar from Russell Malone – a contemporary player, but one who's upheld a classic vibe for years! We love Russell best in a setting like this – a small combo date that elevates the player to territory that you might have found with Kenny Burrell or Grant Green many years before – strongly focused on tone and personal phrasing, with an illuminating quality that really pushes the guitar past its familiar modes of expression in Malone's hands! The group features wonderful work on drums from Willie Jones III – who can cook when needed, but also hang back nicely – and other players include Rick Germanson on piano and Gerald Cannon on bass. Titles include "The Elder", "Ellie's Love Theme", "Mirrors", "Your Zowie Face", "Soul Leo", and "Amsterdam After Dark". CD

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Charles Mingus & John LaPortaJazzical Moods (Vols 1 & 2)/Moods Of Mingus ... CD
Period/Savoy/Poll Winners Records (Spain), 1954. Used ... $6.99
Fantastic mid-50's work by Mingus, and a pivotal pair of recordings that clearly show his transition from bop bassist to groundbreaking modernist. The CD brings together two rare 10" albums that originally came out on the Period label in 1954. The albums are also noteworthy for the incredible talents of reed player John LaPorta, a mid-50's Mingus collaborator, and one of the most overlooked geniuses of that decade's jazz scene. Other players include John LaPorta, Thad Jones, and Clem DeRosa – and the titles are a good mix of originals and strangely-arranged standards (which were sort of Mingus' trademark at the time). Includes "The Spur Of The Moment/Echonitus", "Stormy Weather", "Minor Intrusion", "Four Hands", and "Thrice Upon A Theme". On Moods Of Mingus, Rudy Nichols replaces DeRosa and George Barrow is on tenor and baritone. Includes "Eulogy For Rudy Williams", "Tea For Two", "Body & Soul", and "Gregarian Chant". CD

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✨✧ Paul NeroSoul Party – 28 Sensational Soul Hits ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Sealed ... $29.99
A record with a hokey cover and an unassuming title – but a wicked little set that's filled with funky soul throughout! Paul Nero's a German artist, and he's working here in a style that was common to Euro recordings of the time – a medley-heavy approach that stacked together a few already-short pop covers into a 2 or 3 minute combo played with plenty of energy. In the hands of most others, the style was often flat – but here Nero really makes it move mightily – often with a good undercurrent of funk on the bottom, and a great sense of soul! Highlights include the killer break track "This Is Soul/Soul Finger/Soul Man" – plus "Fa Fa Fa Fa Fa/Mr Pitiful/Mustang Sally", "Shake/Stagger Lee/Land Of 1000 Dances", "Tribute To Otis Redding/You Keep Me Running Away", and "Hold On I'm Coming/Soul Reaction/Tramp". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole.)

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William OnyeaborWilliam Onyeabor Box Set (9CD set) ... CD
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 9 CDs ... $58.99 69.99
An incredible legacy in music – presented here in a really wonderful package! For years, the music of William Onyeabar has been the stuff of legend, but only accessible to a few who could get their hands on scarce original pressings – but that lack has really been corrected by this wonderful set, which is the first to offer up full album reissues of Onyeabar's magical music, complete with all the original artwork! William's got a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – a weird mix of African rhythms and contemporary 70s keyboards – served up in a hypnotic blend of boogie and underground club styles borrowed from the US, but delivered with an earthy, very personal quality – a sound that's gotten Onyeabar plenty of attention over the years. And while Luaka Bop did a wonderful job on collecting together some of his best tracks for their Who Is William Onyeabor compilation, the music here all deserves to be heard – as each record is really something special, and every long track has its own sort of magnetic attraction for the listener! 9 full albums in all – each as a separate CD – Crashes In Love (1), Atomic Bomb, Tomorrow, Great Lover, Anything You Sow, Crashes In Love (2), Body & Soul, Hypertension, and Good Name. CD

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Nina SimoneLittle Girl Blue (aka Jazz As Played In An Exclusive Side Street Club) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Bethlehem, 1957. Used ... $6.99
A classic set of early jazz recordings by Nina Simone – one of her first albums ever, but already with an approach that's quite different from other singers of the time! Nina's singing a fair bit of standards here, but she brings a deeply personal approach to the material – inflecting the tunes with gospel-inspired soul, and showing some very slight folksy touches – of the sort that would come in more heavily on later records, but which is already shining pretty strongly here! Nina accompanies herself on some mighty soulful piano – with bass from Jimmy Bond and drums from Al Heath – on titles that include "Plain Gold Ring", "Good Bait", "He Needs Me", "Don't Smoke In Bed", and "I Loves You Porgy". CD features 3 bonus tracks, including the excellent groover "African Mailman" – plus "He's Got The Whole World In His Hands" and "For All We Know". CD
(Booklet has a cut corner.)

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StandellsLive On Tour 1966 ... CD
Sundazed, 1966. New Copy ... $9.99 14.98
A searing document of The Standells at their best – playing live in front of a small audience, with all the intensity they brought to their famous work on the Sunset Strip! The group are best-remembered for a handful of key garage punk classics – and that energy still holds strong here, as the quartet mix fuzztone guitar and eerie Vox organ lines together in their very unique way – creating some real magic not only on a handful of original tunes, but also some other great 60s numbers that really get transformed in the hands of the group! Sound quality is excellent – blasting out in beautiful mono – and titles include "Why Pick On Me", "Please Please Please", "Gloria", "Sunny Afternoon", "Dirty Water", "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White", "Midnight Hour", and "Mr Nobody". CD
Also available Live On Tour 1966 (180 gram pressing) ... LP 14.99

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StandellsLive On Tour 1966 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sundazed, 1966. New Copy ... $14.99 21.98
A searing document of The Standells at their best – playing live in front of a small audience, with all the intensity they brought to their famous work on the Sunset Strip! The group are best-remembered for a handful of key garage punk classics – and that energy still holds strong here, as the quartet mix fuzztone guitar and eerie Vox organ lines together in their very unique way – creating some real magic not only on a handful of original tunes, but also some other great 60s numbers that really get transformed in the hands of the group! Sound quality is excellent – blasting out in beautiful mono – and titles include "Why Pick On Me", "Please Please Please", "Gloria", "Sunny Afternoon", "Dirty Water", "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White", "Midnight Hour", and "Mr Nobody". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Live On Tour 1966 ... CD 9.99

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VariousDave Hamilton's Detroit Dancers Vol 2 ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $9.99
A treasure trove of rare soul from Detroit – rare material from the hands of producer/guitarist Dave Hamilton, a good deal of which was never issued back in the 60s! As you may know from Dave's own recently reissued work, the Hamilton sound is nice and hard – a version of Detroit soul that's got a bit more beat on the bottom than the better known Motown groove – and which was a perfect setting for some of the excellent lesser-known singers that Dave chose to record. Few of the artists here ever broke big on their own, but that doesn't stop the work from being totally great – and the 25 track set is overflowing with great work that shows a whole new side of the almost-infinite Detroit scene of the late 60s. Some material was issued on 45s for the TCB, Topper, and Palmer labels – but much more of the work here is previously unissued in any form – and totally great all the way through! Titles include "Challenge My Love" by Tobi Lark, "The Two Of Us" by Danny Cobus, "Who Are You Trying To Fool" and "One Way Street" by Little Ann, "You Got Me Turned Around" and "That's Enough" by OC Tolbert, "I'll Give You My Love" by Sue Ann Jones, "We're In Love" by The Additions, "Ain't That Groovy" by The Dave Hamilton Band, "All I Want Is You" by JT Rhythm, "Tears Running & Falling From My Eyes" by James Lately, and "My Sweet Baby" by The Mark-Keys. CD

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VariousHitter ... LP
Capitol, 1978. Very Good+ ... $13.99
An obscure soundtrack for a late blacksploitation film starring Ron O'Neal. The score isn't as great as some of the classics – but it does feature some nice moments by some of Capitol's bigger stars at the time. Clayton Ivey and Larry Mizell produced most of the cuts, and tracks include "Fortune" and "Jump Street" by Raul De Souza, "Distant" and "You're In Good Hands" by Taste Of Honey, "Golden Time Of Day" and "I Wish You Well" by Maze, and "Bring On The Love Again" by Gloria Jones. Also features 3 original tracks performed by Garfeel Ruff – "The Hitter", "Don't Count On Me", and "Street Hustlin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & cut corner.)

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✨✧ FuturesPast, Present & Futures/Greetings Of Peace ... CD
Philadelphia International/Repertoire, 1978/1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Excellent work by one of our favorite vocal groups of the 70s! The Futures first caught our attention for their earlier album on Buddah – but this set features both of their albums on Philly International – and are a perfect example of how the Gamble & Huff team could take a good group and make them even better! In the hands of Philly, the band took developed a harmony sound that had some nice traces of jazz – as on work from the time by Side Effect, or on some of the later albums by Creative Source. The album Past Present & Futures is a perfect example of this style – as it's got the band in territory that's smooth, but always soulful – really polishing their sound with a great batch of tunes that includes the massive mellow groover "Ain't Got Time Fa Nothing" – one of the greatest Philly tracks ever! Greetings Of Peace is from a few years later, and features the group stepping into a sound that's got some more modern soul touches, but still some wonderful harmonies – especially on the older tracks that are remade for the set! The CD features a total of 16 tracks in all – including "Ain't Got Time Fa Nothing", "Party Time Men", "Silhouettes", "Come To Me", "Victory", and "I'm So Proud Of You Woman". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Russell MaloneLove Looks Good On You ... CD
High Note, 2015. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Warm, round, full-toned guitar from Russell Malone – a contemporary player, but one who's upheld a classic vibe for years! We love Russell best in a setting like this – a small combo date that elevates the player to territory that you might have found with Kenny Burrell or Grant Green many years before – strongly focused on tone and personal phrasing, with an illuminating quality that really pushes the guitar past its familiar modes of expression in Malone's hands! The group features wonderful work on drums from Willie Jones III – who can cook when needed, but also hang back nicely – and other players include Rick Germanson on piano and Gerald Cannon on bass. Titles include "The Elder", "Ellie's Love Theme", "Mirrors", "Your Zowie Face", "Soul Leo", and "Amsterdam After Dark". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)
Also available Love Looks Good On You ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Pete RockPetestrumentals 2 ... CD
Mello Music Group, 2015. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The incredibly long awaited follow up to Petestrumentals, from legendary producer Pete Rock – and he's as fresh as ever! PR's style was never predicated on current fashion, and was always rooted in a love for both classic and obscure jazz and funk, music that also driven our own musical passions, and always will. It's hard-to-believe the first Petestrumentals came out all the way back in 2001, but it's no surprise at all that Pete Rock is still so strongly on point nearly 15 years later! Includes "Heaven & Earth", "PR 4 Prez", "Cosmic Slop", "On & On", "My My Baby", "One, Two, A Few More", "Clap Ya Hands (I Feel Good)", "Air Smoove", "Gonna Love You", "90s Class Act", "Make Me Feel Like", "BB Jones", "Dilla Bounce (RIP)", Accelerate", "You Know Dat", "Gonna Love You" and more. 20 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ Pete RockPetestrumentals 2 (with download) ... LP
Mello Music Group, 2015. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The incredibly long awaited follow up to Petestrumentals, from legendary producer Pete Rock – and he's as fresh as ever! PR's style was never predicated on current fashion, and was always rooted in a love for both classic and obscure jazz and funk, music that also driven our own musical passions, and always will. It's hard-to-believe the first Petestrumentals came out all the way back in 2001, but it's no surprise at all that Pete Rock is still so strongly on point nearly 15 years later! Includes "Heaven & Earth", "PR 4 Prez", "Cosmic Slop", "On & On", "My My Baby", "One, Two, A Few More", "Clap Ya Hands (I Feel Good)", "Air Smoove", "Gonna Love You", "90s Class Act", "Make Me Feel Like", "BB Jones", "Dilla Bounce (RIP)", Accelerate", "You Know Dat", "Gonna Love You" and more. 20 tracks in all! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ VariousI'm A Good Woman Vol 3 – Funk Classics From Sassy Soul Sisters ... CD
Harmless (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The third volume in this excellent series of rare funky female soul! If you've caught the other volumes, you'll know that the series goes way past the hits to come up with the cream of the crop of deep soul divas – the sort of obscure singers changing hands these days for big bucks on funky 45s, plus a few better known artists, represented here by some of their lesser known funkier work. There's a total of 14 tracks in all – and titles include "Two Heads Are Better Than One" by Jeannie Dee, "I Can't Do My Thing" by Barbara Acklin, "I'm In A Lovin Groove" by Mary Jane Hooper, "It Can't Last Forever" by Margie Alexander, "Your Key Don't Fit Anymore" by Marie Queenie Lyons, "Respect" by Marva Whitney, "Don't Mess With My Man" by Gloria Edwards, "The Hump" by Patrice Rushen, "Mama's Got A Bag Of Her Own" by Anna King, and "Chain On My Thing" by Denise Keeble. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ William OnyeaborWilliam Onyeabor Box Set 2 (Hypertension/Body & Soul/Crashes In Love/Good Name) (5 LP set) ... LP
Luaka Bop, Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 5LP box set ... Out Of Stock
An incredible legacy in music – presented here in a really wonderful package! For years, the music of William Onyeabar has been the stuff of legend, but only accessible to a few who could get their hands on scarce original pressings – but that lack has really been corrected by this wonderful set, which is the first to offer up full album reissues of Onyeabar's magical music, complete with all the original artwork! William's got a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of – a weird mix of African rhythms and contemporary 70s keyboards – served up in a hypnotic blend of boogie and underground club styles borrowed from the US, but delivered with an earthy, very personal quality – a sound that's gotten Onyeabar plenty of attention over the years. And while Luaka Bop did a wonderful job on collecting together some of his best tracks for their Who Is William Onyeabor compilation, the music here all deserves to be heard – as each record is really something special, and every long track has its own sort of magnetic attraction for the listener! Volume 2 of the LP box includes the albums Crashes In Love (2), Body & Soul, Hypertension, and Good Name. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition of 3000 copies.)
Also available William Onyeabor Box Set (9CD set) ... CD 58.99
 
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ArtisticsBest Of The Artistics ... CD
Brunswick, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $5.99
Killer work from this Chicago soul group – a set that brings together all the beautiful best the Artistics recorded for Brunswick Records! At the label, the group had that soaring, lilting vibe that virtually defined the Chicago group sound at the end of the 60s – a bit more punch than some of the east coast harmony acts, but not as tightly compressed as Detroit or Philly either. The collection's overflowing with goodness – 15 tracks in all, with titles that include "I'm Gonna Miss You", "Girl I Need You", "Hard To Carry On", "Yesterday's Girl", "Walking Tall", "The Price Of Love", "Lonely Old World", "What Happened", "When I'm Not Around", "With These Hands", "Just Another Heartache", "I Want You To Make My Life Over", and "Troubles Heartaches & Pain". CD
(Out of print.)

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Morton GouldBeyond The Blue Horizon/Goodnight Sweetheart/Love Walked In ... CD
RCA/Vocalion (UK), 1961/1962/1963. New Copy 2 CDs ... $16.99
A trio of early 60s RCA albums from Morton Gould – all of them with a dreamy, late nite sort of mood! Beyond The Blue Horizon has Gould working in a string-heavy variant of mood music that feels more early 50s than early 60s – very lush orchestrations that have the same day-end feel as the image of a sunset on the cover. Titles include "Where Or When", "Stormy Weather", "Stardust", "Time On My Hands", "Poinciana", and "Shadow Waltz". Goodnight Sweetheart is a great album of languid love tunes – all instrumental, and mixed with string and woodwind presentation that are all very much in the best lush style that Morton Gould forged in the 50s – but with some slight adult, sophisticated elements that really live up to the paperback-style image on the cover. Titles include "La Mer", "Tea For Two", "My Ship", "Let's Put Out The Lights", and "September Song". Love Walked In has Morton Gould tripping along with lazy, laidback orchestrations that are filled with slightly illuminating touches – gentle woodwinds mixed with bits of strings, all in a pillowy-soft mix that should send you off to dreamland. Titles include "Love Walked In", "Why Do I Love You", "I Love Thee", "I'm Sure Of Your Love", and "Parlez Moi D'Amour". CD

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✨✧ Carmen McRaeJust A Little Lovin ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Very Good ... $2.99
Bold, boozy work from Carmen McRae – a wonderfully mature album from that great time when her style was equal parts jazz and soul – put together here by arranger/producer Arif Mardin, a perfect choice for the record! There's a care to the overall presentation not heard in some of McRae's albums from a few years before – not just jazz vocals with a backing group, but a really rich presentation of some hip, modern, all-adult material that somehow sounds even better in Carmen's hands than anyone else. Titles include the sublime title tune "Just A Little Lovin" – plus"Goodbye Joe", "I Love The Life I Live", "Carry That Weight", "Something", "I Want You", "More Today Than Yesterday", and "Didn't We". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sex PistolsGreat Rock & Roll Swindle ... CD
EMI, 1979. Used ... $3.99
The soundtrack to the Sex Pistols quote/unquote documentary The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle – a crazy mess of Pistols odds, ends and quote/unquote hits – including Sid's crazy-as-hell take on Sinatra, the weird quote/unquote French version of "Anarchy In The UK" and miscellaneous errata. Definitely one of weirdest chapters of Sex Pistols lore, which kind makes it a necessity! Includes "Johnny B Goode", "Road Runner", "Anarchy In The UK", "Substitute", "Lonely Boy", "God Save The Queen", "You Need Hands", "Black Arabs", "Silly Things", "Something Else", "My Way", "The Great Rock 'N'Roll Swindle" and more. CD
(BMG music club pressing.)
Also available Great Rock & Roll Swindle ... LP 18.99

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Sex PistolsGreat Rock & Roll Swindle ... LP
EMI, 1979. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
The soundtrack to the Sex Pistols quote/unquote documentary The Great Rock 'N' Roll Swindle – a crazy mess of Pistols odds, ends and quote/unquote hits – including Sid's crazy-as-hell take on Sinatra, the weird quote/unquote French version of "Anarchy In The UK" and miscellaneous errata. Definitely one of weirdest chapters of Sex Pistols lore, which kind makes it a necessity! Includes "Johnny B Goode", "Road Runner", "Anarchy In The UK", "Substitute", "Lonely Boy", "God Save The Queen", "You Need Hands", "Black Arabs", "Silly Things", "Something Else", "My Way", "The Great Rock 'N'Roll Swindle" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on Virgin. Cover has small peeled spots from sticker removal.)
Also available Great Rock & Roll Swindle ... CD 3.99

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VariousAOR Breaks (deluxe edition) ... CD
Warner (Australia), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $13.99
Back in the day, it seemed like the only real source for hip hop was old funk and soul records – yet over the years, as production advanced, DJs found plenty of great grooves back in the 70s mainstream – by pillaging great records like this from the glory days of AOR! The set may well be one of the most unique sample collections we've ever heard – as it features a shameless collection of AM radio goodies from the 70s – but which have all grown to live anew in the hands of artists like Biz Markie, Warren G, Nas, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, De La Soul, and others! Some of these are tracks we always liked back in the day – numbers that really stood out from others in the mainstream mix – but they seem to get even more of a sparkle in a set like this, especially given the familiarity of the tunes from their re-use in hip hop tracks. Titles include "Lowdown" by Boz Scaggs, "Sailing" by Christopher Cross, "I Keep Forgettin" by Michael McDonald, "Give Me The Night" by George Benson, "Woman To Woman" by Joe Cocker, "Fly Like An Eagle" by Steve Miller, "Africa" by Toto, "I Can't Go For That" by Hall & Oates, "Summer Breeze" by Seals & Crofts, "This Is It" by Kenny Loggins, "Mr Blue" by Michael Franks, and "Tightrope" by Electric Light Orchestra. Special 2CD version features a bonus mix of these grooves! CD

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VariousOn A Cool Day – The Soulful Side Of Cool Jazz ... CD
Outta Sight (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Not just cool jazz – despite what the title might say – and instead a whole host of soulful jazzy styles from the late 50s and early 60s – pulled forth from the kind of singles that once boomed from backroom jukeboxes in taverns on the south side of town! The collection is great – very much in the spirit of some of the Mod Jazz compilations on Ace, but maybe even a bit more farther-reaching too – and the tracks are a great mix of instrumental and vocal jazz numbers, put together with the same great ear as the soul collections on the Outta Sight label. Titles include "Like Young" by Ann Henry, "I Walk The Streets" by Lyn Avalon, "Scenes In The City (edit)" by Charles Mingus, "Comin Home Baby" by Dave Bailey, "Johnny With The Gentle Hands" by Cootie Williams & Wini Brown, "Baby Do You Ever Think Of Me" by Sonny Stitt, "Goodbye Old Girl" by Art Farmer, "Wayning Moments" by Wayne Shorter, and "Sack O Woe" by Ray Bryant. CD

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VariousAOR Breaks ... LP
Warner (Australia), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... About April 22, 2015 (delayed)
Back in the day, it seemed like the only real source for hip hop was old funk and soul records – yet over the years, as production advanced, DJs found plenty of great grooves back in the 70s mainstream – by pillaging great records like this from the glory days of AOR! The set may well be one of the most unique sample collections we've ever heard – as it features a shameless collection of AM radio goodies from the 70s – but which have all grown to live anew in the hands of artists like Biz Markie, Warren G, Nas, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, De La Soul, and others! Some of these are tracks we always liked back in the day – numbers that really stood out from others in the mainstream mix – but they seem to get even more of a sparkle in a set like this, especially given the familiarity of the tunes from their re-use in hip hop tracks. Titles include "Lowdown" by Boz Scaggs, "Sailing" by Christopher Cross, "I Keep Forgettin" by Michael McDonald, "Give Me The Night" by George Benson, "Woman To Woman" by Joe Cocker, "Fly Like An Eagle" by Steve Miller, "Africa" by Toto, "I Can't Go For That" by Hall & Oates, "Summer Breeze" by Seals & Crofts, "This Is It" by Kenny Loggins, "Mr Blue" by Michael Franks, and "Tightrope" by Electric Light Orchestra. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available AOR Breaks (deluxe edition) ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ DictatorsDictators Go Girl Crazy! ... LP
CBS, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Snotty New York rock with more than just an undercurrent of comedy running through the beefy tunes, and a heavy dose of good ole cockrock swagger fueling the proceeding! This record by the Dictator's is truly, completely punk – even though the groove is closer to the crotch thrusting of a garage version of Bad Company than it is to the CBGB's varieties. The Dictators are punks in the truest sense – sarcastic a**holes that perfected sneering irony a couple decades before smug indie rockers killed it forever. Handsome Dick Manitoba and the boys run through 9 numbers on this classic debut LP: "The Next Big Thing", "I Got You Babe", "Back To Africa", "Master Race Rock", "Teengenerate", "California Sun", "Two Tub Man", "Weekend" and "(I Live For) Cars & Girls". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Richie HavensMixed Bag ... LP
Verve, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The genius of Richie Havens at this point is beyond compare – a unique take on the dying folk sound of the 60s, one that infused it with a deeper sense of soul that helped it get new legs in the Woodstock generation – yet which is also heard here before any of the post-hippie cliches that would bog down some of Richie's later work. There's an earnestness to this music that's also touched with a good degree of worldly sense – a notion that the world was changing, but one person at a time, and mostly through the gentle efforts and honest efforts of souls like Richie. This LP features 11 tracks in all – with titles that include "High Flyin' Bird", "San Francisco Bay Blues", "Just Like A Woman", "Sandy", "Three Day Eternity", "Follow", and "Handsome Johny". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Forecast pressing.)

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✨✧ Pieces Of A DreamGoodbye Manhattan ... CD
Blue Note/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great return to basics for Pieces Of A Dream – a set that's tightly jazzy, yet still filled with plenty of soul! The style's a great illustration of the smooth jazz roots the group first offered the world – a style that was really coming into its own at the time of this release, but which still sounded better in the hands of Pieces Of A Dream than just about anyone else! Eva Cassidy sings a bit on the record, but there's plenty of instrumentals – many with some very nicely focused tenor lines from Ron Kerber – just joining the group for this release, but already helping them get a new voice. Titles include "Magens Bay", "After Dark", "We're All Alone", "Bassik Instinct", "Lights Out", "Let's Get Smooth", "Club Jazz (Quiet Storm mix)", and "Have A Little Faith". CD

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✨✧ Hank Ballard & The MidnightersWhat You Get When The Getting Gets Good ... LP
King/Charly (UK), Late 50s. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A super-handsome collection of Hank Ballard gems for King Records – with great notes to match the cover! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sven LibaekSet (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Philips/Votary (Australia), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An Australian sexploitation soundtrack, but one with all the best European elements of the time – thanks to genius work from the continent-hopping Sven Libaek! Sven's got styles here that recall Italian mod, Brit sound library, and dreamy French film scores – including jazzy vocals, slinky instrumentation, bubbling Hammond organ, and even a few bossa nova moments – all wrapped together beautifully in one of the most seductive soundtracks we've ever heard! There's never a dull moment here – and we'd rank this one right up there with Sven's excellent work for underwater adventures and sound library records too – every bit as individual as those, and filled with jazzy goodness. Titles include "Touching Hands", "Love Me", "The Set", "You'll Love It", "The Youngsters", "Partytime At Bronski's", "Start Growing Up Now", and "That's Peg's Affair". LP, Vinyl record album
(Wonderful heavy vinyl and cover!)

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✨✧ VariousBert Berns Story Vol 3 – Hang On Sloopy ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The legendary Bert Berns – a hell of a songwriter, record producer, and all-around driving force on the New York scene of the 60s – a creative talent who's left us a huge legacy of great music in both soul and rock! This fantastic third volume covers the full scope of Bert's talents – and somehow manages to dig even deeper than the first two – as it reaches for more obscure, unusual sides that featured participation by Berns – including some gems we'd never heard before! And yes, Bert had his hands in plenty of hits, but lots of these numbers are the more unusual, more interesting cuts he'd craft in the studio – sometimes when extra time was left in the production schedule, or he was trying out new ideas with familiar groups. Titles include "Let The Water Run Down" by Ben E King, "There They Go" by The Exciters, "Chick A Boom" by Van Morrison, "My Block" by Clyde McPhatter, "Stop What You're Doin" by Roy C, "Mo Jo Hanna" by Betty Harris, "One Girl" by Garnet Mimms, "Aretha" by The Drifters, "You Better Come Home" by The Isley Brothers, "I've Got Nothing To Say But Goodbye" by Tammy Montgomery, "You'll Never Leave Her" by Lulu, "Hang On Sloopy" by Arsenio, "Cry Some Tears" by Hoagy Lands, and "Beautiful Brown Eyes" by Solomon Burke. CD
 
 
 



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