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Jimmy Holiday, Homer Banks, Bobby Womack, etcSomebody Special – Minit Singles Collection Vol 2 – 1966 to 1969 ... LP
Minit/King (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A killer collection of soul from the Minit label in the US – issued here in a rare Japanese package from 1980, with tracks by The Odd Squad, hermon Hitson, The Young Hearts, Bobby Womack, Gloria Jones, Jimmy Holiday, Eddie Forehand, Homer Banks, and Jimmy Lewis! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light aging, but this is a great copy overall.)
 
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Jimmy HolidayMan Ain't Nothin Without A Woman/I'm In Love With You ... 7-inch
Minit, 1969. Very Good ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Bobby WomackMy Prescription ... LP
Minit, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Completely wonderful work from Bobby Womack – one of those records that shows why Bobby's so different from other singers, right from the start! Womack's guitar lines are beautiful – and echo a lot of country styles alongside his raspy vocals – but hardly at a level that's cliched country soul at all, given the overall freshness of the arrangements! Bobby handled the charts, along with Glen Spreen and Mike Leech – and the great Chips Moman produced, and gives the set a sparkling southern style overall – but one that also seems to point strongly towards Womack's wider reach towards the west coast. Womack's songwriting is already great, but even the tracks here by other writers still get a treatment that really make them his own – including Bobby's classic take on "Everyone's Gone To The Moon". Original tracks include "How I Miss You Baby", "More Than I Can Stand", "It's Gonna Rain", "Tried & Convicted", and "Thank You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, pen and taped seams.)
Also available My Prescription (180 gram pressing) ... LP 21.99

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Bobby WomackMy Prescription (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Minit/Premium Cool, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 25.99
Completely wonderful work from Bobby Womack – one of those records that shows why Bobby's so different from other singers, right from the start! Womack's guitar lines are beautiful – and echo a lot of country styles alongside his raspy vocals – but hardly at a level that's cliched country soul at all, given the overall freshness of the arrangements! Bobby handled the charts, along with Glen Spreen and Mike Leech – and the great Chips Moman produced, and gives the set a sparkling southern style overall – but one that also seems to point strongly towards Womack's wider reach towards the west coast. Womack's songwriting is already great, but even the tracks here by other writers still get a treatment that really make them his own – including Bobby's classic take on "Everyone's Gone To The Moon". Original tracks include "How I Miss You Baby", "More Than I Can Stand", "It's Gonna Rain", "Tried & Convicted", and "Thank You". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available My Prescription ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Hermon HitsonShow Some Sign/She's A Bad Girl ... 7-inch
Minit, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ PlayersHe'll Be Back ... LP
Minit, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A hip bit of southern soul – very much in keeping with other work on the Minit label during the mid 60s. Although much of the work on Minit was from New Orleans, this set appears to have some Chicago origins – as it features arrangements by Riley Hampton (who'd worked with many artists on Okeh), and production by ex-Vee Jay head Calvin Carter. The style, though, is more in a Memphis soul mode – as the group runs through a mix of covers and originals that have a really deep soul sound. Titles include "Get Hep To Love", "He'll Be Back", "I Love You A Thousand Times", "I Wanna Be Free", "I'm Glad I Waited", "Peace Of Mind", and "Why Did I Lie". LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: FAIR CONDITION. Cover has ring & edge wear with a split top seam.)

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✨✧ Bobby WomackFly Me To The Moon (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Minit/Premium Cool, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A completely sublime first album from the great Bobby Womack – and a set that already has him sounding quite different than any of his contemporaries! Bobby's got a southern soul vibe at the start, to be sure – but he also works things in this amazingly fresh way, too – a bit of Cali sun mixed in with his well-penned tunes – and a mature, confident approach that really pushes male soul in a new direction. The vocals are incredible – fresh, and raw, and with that warm little rasp that made him stand out so strongly from other singers of the late 60s – Bobby's personal touch that still always sends us after all these years. The arrangements are superb, with a mix of small-combo organ/guitar southern grooving, and just the right touches of larger orchestrations to push the whole thing over the top. The songwriting is superb – with some of Bobby's best early tracks, like "What Is This", "I'm In Love", and "Baby! You Oughta Think it Over". Even the non-original tracks are wonderful – like the track "Fly Me to the Moon", which Bobby manages to completely make his own! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jimmy HolidayTurning Point – The Exciting Voice Of Jimmy Holiday ... LP
Minit, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Dang, who is this guy? Jimmy's got a really wonderful voice (the title wasn't kidding!), with the mix of rootsiness and intensity that you'd find in the best mid 60s sides by Ben E King, inflected by some of the harder soul sound of the Minit label. Calvin Carter's producing the set here – working during the post Vee Jay years in LA – and arrangements are by Rene Hall and Jimmy Gordon. The set's a treasure, the kind of lost soul album that keeps you hitting these pages every week – and it's filled with great tracks like "I'm Gonna Move To The City", "The Turning Point", "In The Eyes Of My Girl", "I Don't Want To Hear It", and "I've Got To Live While I Can". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! NOTE: Vinyl is great – more of a VG+ – but has a small flaw that could turn into a crack if pushed – but overall is fine, with no noise, and no real crack.)
 
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DiplomatsGreatest Recordings ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 18.99
Here's the reason why we love reissue CDs – because they offer an incredible look at groups that have nearly been forgotten in the pages of music history! The Diplomats were an east coast group who never cracked the top of the charts, but who made some excellent work during the 60s – a huge amount of which is collected on this great CD! The set brings together titles recorded for labels that include Dynamo, Arock, Wand, and Minit – as well as a number of previously unissued titles – all of which show The Diplomats to be a tremendous vocal group, with a range as great as The Dells, and a sound that really sets the scene for later east coast groups like The Moments or The Whatnauts. 25 titles in all, plus great notes on the music – and titles that include "Honest To Goodness", "I'm So Glad I Found You", "Accept Me", "Can't Get You Off My Mind", "Cards On The Table", "I Am A Witness", Soul Teacher", "Hey Mr Taxi Driver", "So Far Away", "Sure As The Stars Shine", and "Jerking Time". CD

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Bobby WomackLookin' For A Love Again ... LP
United Artists, 1974. Very Good ... $7.99
A stone classic from Bobby Womack – one of those records that has all his best elements firmly in place, put forward at a level that's sophisticated and polished, yet never too commercial at all! Bobby's voices are still incredible – that raspy, personal feel that's rooted in country and deeper soul modes, yet ready to take on the mainstream as well – and the tracks also still feature lots of his wonderful guitar work, which inflects the music with these deeper feelings that really holds strong – and definitely lives up to the initial charm of Womack's first few records on Minit. Most of the set was recorded at Muscle Shoals, but as a place where Womack was travelling from LA – a fact that definitely shows in the mix of rootsy elements and tighter construction – yet still handled here without any of the cliches that so many other artists might hit when recording on that scene. Titles include the killer funky stepper "You're Welcome Stop On By", which has been sampled and covered many times over the years – plus "I Don't Wanna Be Hurt By Ya Love Again", "Let It Hang Out", "Lookin For A Love", "Doing It My Way", and "Don't Let Me Down". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby WomackUnderstanding ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Very Good- ... $7.99
Killer 70s work from Bobby Womack – reinventing himself here in a great style that keeps all the warmth and soulfulness of his Minit recordings, and gives it a healthy dose of 70s soul production – creating a sweet new groove that pushed Womack into a huge new audience at the time! Bobby strikes a perfect balance here – keeping things hip, but also tightening things up too – yet never by getting too smooth or too commercial. The result is a great batch of tracks that includes classics like "I Can Understand It", "Woman's Gotta Have it", and "Harry Hippy" – as well as a nice version of "Sweet Caroline", and Jimmy Lewis' great "Got To Get You Back". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousMr Joe's Jambalaya/Loaded Down With The Blues ... CD
Snapper (UK), Late 50s/1960s. Used 2CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A triple-length set – one that brings together two classic Charly Records compilations! The bulk of the set is from the great 2LP collection Mr Joe's Jambalaya – an amazing collection of New Orleans soul from the legendary Minit and Instant labels – both imprints under the guidance of producer Joe Banashak – the "Mr Joe" in the title! The work here includes a good number of lesser-known gems from the Crescent City – mixed in with a few key classics that are really well-chosen numbers that illustrate the kind of important influence that New Orleans would have on soul music for generations to come! Grooves are mostly gritty, with more than a few hints of funk in the mix – and there's plenty of tracks that are filled with that tripling rhythmic mode that was quite specific to New Orleans at the time. Titles include "I Need Money" by Lee Dorsey, "The Sad One" by Eddie Lang, "The La La Man (part 1)" by Oliver Morgan, "Go Back Home" by Allen Toussaint & The Stokes, "Pass The Hatchet (part 1)" by Roger & The Gypsies, "It Will Stand" by The Showmen, "I'm Gonna Put Some Hurt On You" by Raymond Lewis, "In The Night" by Chucik Carbo, "Green Door" by Eskew Reeder, "Something You Got" by Barbara George, and "Beverly Baby" by Allen & Allen. The remaining third of the package is from the collection Loaded Down With The Blues – another compilation of Joe Banashak recordings, but one that focuses a bit more on gritty, bluesy material – mostly from the late 50s and early 60s. Titles include "Tight Like That" by Edgar Blancahrd, "Loaded Down" by Matthew Boogie Jake Jacobs, "Way In The Middle Of The Night" by Nolan Pitts, "Ain't Broke Ain't Hungry" by Polka Dot Slim, "Moanin & Screamin" by Diamond Joe, and "Nervous Condition" by The Pitter Pats. 2CDs, and 46 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ Allen Toussaint & OthersEverything I Do Gohn Be Funky – The Hit Songs & Productions 1957 to 1978 ... CD
Snapper, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. Used 2CDs ... Out Of Stock
A beautifully overstuffed collection of early work from New Orleans soul legend Allen Toussaint – a set that not only includes many of his key recordings from the scene in the 60s, but also some of his important productions for other artists too! The package begins with Toussaint in the lead on a series of sides on CD one – working either as himself, or as Al Touson, or with The Stones, The Rubyiats, or Allen & Allen – all with these choppy, loping, heavy-grooving rhythms that were Toussaint's huge contribution to New Orleans soul right from the start! Titles include "Whirlaway", "Whipped Cream", "Moo Moo", "Wham Tousan", "Omar Khayyam", "I Don't Need One", "Baby Do Liddle", "Tomorrow", "Fat Cat", "Banana Split", and "Java". CD2 features a series of recordings done for the Minit, Instant, and Sansu labels – all with Toussaint involved either as producer, arranger, or musician – on material that forever shaped the sound of New Orleans – titles that include "A Certain Girl" by Ernie K Doe, "Over You" by Aaron Neville, "I Like It Like That (parts 1 & 2)" by Chris Kenner, "Sophisticated Cissy" by The Meters, "Holy Cow" by Lee Dorsey, "I'm Evil Tonight" by Betty Harris, "Oogsey Moo" by Jessie Hill, "It Will Stand" by The Showmen, "Ruler Of My Heart" by Irma Thomas, "Fortune Teller" by Benny Spellman, and "Hot Tamales (parts 1 & 2)" by The Primemates. 50 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSouvenirs Of The Soul Clap Vol 5 – Jonathan Toubin's New York Night Train ... LP
Norton, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An excellent entry in this very cool series – one that offers up a unique approach to soul music, which has turned up plenty of rare gems in the process! The music here isn't funk, group, or Northern Soul – and it's not popcorn or R&B either – and instead, the groove is usually raw, garagey, and pretty unbridled – music that's got just the sort of romping, upbeat vibe that has made the Soul Clap nights of DJ Jonathan Toubin something of a legend on the New York scene! There's loads of numbers here we'd never have heard otherwise – many cuts from the earliest years of soul, but by less iconic artists – with titles that include "Ain't Got No Home" by The Starrs, "Friday Night Get Together" by Eddy Jacobs, "Fool In Love" by Naomi Bradley, "El Monkey" by Saxie Russell, "Hands Out Of My Pockets" by Sugar & Sweet, "Soul" by Squatty & The Bottys, "Are You Fooling" by Lil Gray, "Mojo Man" by Nelson Sanders, "Don't Make Me Cry" by Matt Ti Madison & Minit Men, and "Making Love Girl" by The Original Jaguars. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousBig City Soul Vol 1 (EMI titles) ... CD
Goldmine (UK), Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Great collection of rare uptown soul cuts from the United Artists, Liberty, and Minit labels, with 27 fantastic tracks of heavenly well-produced soul tracks by people like Homer Banks, June Jackson, The Diplomats, Estelle Brown, Betty Turner, Danny Wagner, and other artists that you'll pay dearly for on the originals. Plus, there's also rare material by more famous folks like Garnett Mimms, The O'Jays, and Gene McDaniels. Like finding a great radio show on some college station on the eastern seaboard on a summer night! CD
(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ MinitsStill A Part Of Me/If You Don't Like My Apples ... 7-inch
Sounds Of Memphis/BGP (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Soaring soul from this sweet Memphis soul group – an overlooked female act who have a vibe that's similar to the Sweet Inspirations, but maybe hipper and funkier overall! "Still A Part Of Me" sounds like the best work by The Emotions on Volt Records – and the never-issued "If You Don't Like My Apples" does a great job of mixing a funky groove with a sweet sing-song lyric! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Orient ExpressOrient Express ... LP
Mainstream, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
We'd never come across Orient Express before, one of the rare rock-oriented acts on the Mainsteam jazz label in the late 60s and 70s – but after a spin of this super rare hybrid of heavy psychedelic rock, HUGE percussion and electric Eastern string effects we're hooked! The group mixes heavy use of the electric sitar Danelectro started producing at the time, layering it with equally trippy turns on electric oud, melodica and minitar. It's full of heavy tribal percussive pounding, and good old fashioned hard rock – which makes for one of the trippiest arse whompins' we've had in a while! Amazing stuff, especially if you're willing to indulge a nice big dose of heavy psych rock along with your big drum breaks and beats. The Eastern vibe seems to more or less be a shtick with these guys – which would be annoying ONLY if the results weren't so hot! Tracks include "Fruit Of The Desert", "Layla", "Birds Of India", "Train To Bombay", "Caravan Of Silk", "Azaar", "Cobra Fever", "A Little Star" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCan't Be Satisfied – The XL & Sounds Of Memphis Story Vol 1 ... CD
Sounds Of Memphis/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
An under-discovered treasure trove of southern soul – incredible early 70s work from the Sounds Of Memphis label – arguably a hipper imprint than Stax Records at the time! Sounds Of Memphis, and related XL imprint, were a perfect showcase for the growing sophistication in southern soul at the time – the generation of artists who were shaking off the cliches of soul that played big with crossover crowds in the 60s, but which were holding back development of the music in the following decade. The styles here are every bit as rootsy as before, but they offer up new sounds, new styles, new subjects, and new singers – plus some older artists who shine even more brightly in this setting. The package is a great counterpart to the other Sounds Of Memphis set on Kent – that based on Barbara & The Browns – and the production, presentation, and care of this set is every bit as great as that one. Titles include "I Can't Be Satisfied" by Spencer Wiggins, "Last Mile Of The Way" by The Minits, "You're Welcome Back" by Ann Hodge, "Tell Him Tonight" by Rudolph Taylor, "Everything You Always Wanted To Know About Love" by Lou Roberts, "Talking About The Love I Have For You" by George Jackson, "Hook Like & Sinker" by Dan Greer, "You Can Lead Your Woman To The Altar" by William Bollinger, "Take It From Someone Who Knows" by The Ovations, "California Dreamin" by The Jacksonians, "Let the Movement Last" by Vision, and "Play Thing (alt mix)" by Barbara & The Browns. CD

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VariousKenton Alumni Series – Live At The Royal Palms Inn (9CD box set) ... CD
Woofy, 1993. Used 9CD ... $69.99
Live recordings with Conte Candoli, Carl Fontana, Buddy Childers, Bob Cooper, Bud Shank, Shorty Rogers, Steve Huffsteter, Bill Holman, Jack Minitz, Bill Perkins, and Pete Candoli. CD
(NOTE: Includes only the jewel cases – no box. Disc 1 has a slight crack that does enter the play area – might not work on all players. Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousMemphis 70 – The City's Funk & Soul In The Decade After Otis 1968 to 1977 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A mind-expanding look at Memphis soul – one that gets way past common cliches about the city and its music! There's a heavy dose of funk in the mix on most numbers here – a gritty, fuzzy approach to the music that seems slightly borrowed from the Detroit scene at the end of the 60s – then mixed with some rougher, rootsier southern soul styles too! But other tracks take on a more sophisticated sound too – some of the righteous elements that hit Stax in the post-1968 period, especially as Isaac Hayes and David Porter were working on their own great solo work. Yet unlike Hayes and Porter, most of the artists here are much lesser-known – singers and groups who never charted big, but who got the chance to record for Memphis labels like XL, Stax, Select-O-Hits, and Sounds Of Memphis. CD features 20 tracks in all – and titles include "Dig It" by The Optimistics, "Mississippi Mud" by Smithsonian, "Two Paces Ahead Of Love" by Willie Walker, "Pullin" by The Minits, "It's Bump Time" by Gene Bowlegs Miller, "Blackrock Yeah Yeah" by Blackrock, "Keep The Faith" by Mel & Tim, "Watch Dog (alt)" by Barbara & The Browns, "Come What May" by John Gary Williams, "Strange Things" by Art Jerry Miller, "Shake" by The Ovations, "Tip Toeing" by Alvin Cash, "The Way Of Me" by Hannon, "Take A Giant Step" by LaCleve Milon, "Papa Killed A Chicken" by Willie Toliver, and "Don't Boom Boom" by Lillian Hale. CD
 
 
 



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