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✨✧ Nona HendryxNona Hendryx ... CD
Epic/T-Bird (UK), 1977. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Post-Labelle solo work from Nona Hendryx – and a set that very much shows that she's the one who brought all the raw funky power to the group! Unlike Patti Labelle's work from the same time, which was getting smoother and classier, Nona's work here is almost in the vein of rock music – working the lead guitar hard in a style that's a bit Betty Davis, but more crossover too – in ways that helped Hendryx gain a huge audience for her groove in the 70s! The core group is super-tight, and also helps Nona with all the arrangements too – a nicely unified set that includes a version of Russ Ballard's "Winning", plus "Everybody Wants To Be Somebody", "Once Again", "Problem", "Will You Be There?", "Leaving Here Today", and "Take A Chance". CD
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Bounty KillerIt's A Party (Milla's ext radio mix edit, Milla's ext radio mix orig) ... 12-inch
TVT, 1998. Near Mint- ... $0.99
Production by Wyclef, guest vocals by the Cocoa Brovaz, Nona Hendryx and Free. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Talking HeadsSpeaking In Tongues ... LP
Sire, 1983. Very Good+ ... $18.99
David Byrne brings his love of funk and soul to the forefront – tightening things up a bit from before, but still staying strongly in a classic Talking Heads groove! The record's possibly the last of the group's initial classic run, and has a surprisingly soulful feel at times – a hybrid of early 80s funk and club modes, played by guests who include Wally Badarou on synth, Bernie Worrell on keyboards, and Steve Scales and David Van Tieghem on percussion. Nona Hendryx sings a bit of backing vocals too – and Byrne really steps up to the grooves without ever going too far over the top. Titles include "Burning Down The House", "Making Flippy Floppy", "Girlfriend Is Better", "Slippery People", "I Get Wild/Wild Gravity", "Swamp", "Moon Rocks", "Pull Up The Roots", and "This Must Be The Place (Naive Melody)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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✨✧ LabellePressure Cookin' ... LP
RCA, 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An early classic from LaBelle – wonderful vocals mixed with both heavy funk and laidback spacey soul touches! The group had really hit their stride by this point – as the trio of Nona Hendryx/Sarah Dash/Patti Labelle push way past their girl group roots – and even some of the slightly less-formed modes of their Warner Brothers years – finding a really badass sort of territory that would serve them well for the rest of the 70s! The shift really pays off – as there's a number of good funky numbers on the album – and some righteous political lyricism in the mix, too – but also some mellower moments that really round things out nicely. The trio riff on a version of "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised", as led into by the cut "Something In The Air" – and other numbers include "Sunshine (Woke Me Up This Morning)", "Mr. Music Man", "Goin' On a Holiday", "Open Up Your Heart", "Let Me See You In The Light", and "Can I Speak to You Before You Go to Hollywood". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beige label pressing, including the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo imprint, a few small creases, and unglued seams.)

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✨✧ VariousDisco Discharge – Disco Ladies ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Disco Ladies, and some deeper soul too – a very cool collection of cuts that all feature female singers in the lead, supported by a great range of club sounds from the 70s and 80s! As with other entries in the Disco Discharge series, the grooves here really go past the obvious – and although you'll find some familiar names, most are represented by lesser-hits and hard to find cuts that make the package well worth tracking down for any club collector – especially as some of these grooves haven't been properly reissued on other sets over the years! There's a whopping 22 tracks in all – and titles include "Love At First Sight" by Kim Hart, "Groove Me" by Fern Kinney, "Give Me A Break" by The Ritchie Family, "I Like You (Shep Pettibone rmx)" by Phyllis Nelson, "Fly Too High" by Janis Ian, "Instant Love" by Sylvia Love, "Spacer" by Sheila B & Devotion, "Blood & Honey" by Amanda Lear, "Come On & Do It" by Poussez, "This Beat Is Mine" by Vicky D, "Keep It Confidential" by Nona Hendryx, "Get On Up & Do It Again" by Suzy Q, "Gotta Get Out Of Here" by Lucy Hawkins, "Jump To The Beat" by Stacy Lattisaw, "Shake It Up Tonight" by Cheryl Lynn, "Bring On The Love" by Gloria Jones, and "You Fooled Around" by Sister Sledge. CD
(Out of print. Includes original slipcase.)

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✨✧ LabelleNightbirds ... LP
Epic, 1974. Used ... Out Of Stock
A 70s crossover classic, and the album the put LaBelle over the top! The mighty Allen Toussaint is at the helm for this first Epic album to feature the trio of Patti LaBelle, Nona Hendryx, and Sarah Dash – and he really helps the group find an amazing new sound after their somewhat rougher, rootsier efforts for Warner Brothers! The new groove has plenty of Toussaint's New Orleans rhythms in the mix – but the overall sound is a bit smoother too – kind of a classy, clubby take on the Crescent City sound – one that still sounds wonderful after all these years. Most tunes have a vamping rhythm and lots of great electric piano – and titles include the massive hit "Lady Marmalade", the great title track "Nightbirds" – and "Space Children", "All Girl Band", "You Turn Me On", "What Can I Do For You?", and "It Took A Long Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and creases.)

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✨✧ Patti LaBelle & The BluebellesComplete Atlantic Sides Plus (Over The Rainbow/Dreamer/Saturday Night At The Uptown/singles) ... CD
Atlantic/Real Gone, Mid 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
The complete Atlantic Records material from Patti LaBelle & The Bluebelles – a group who'd recorded for other labels before these sides, but who really hit their stride with Atlantic! The collection brings together live tracks, two full albums, singles, and even some unreleased tracks as well – all very early work by Patti LaBelle – working here with the young Bluebelles group, but in a setting that still points the way towards the Labelle sound of the 70s – given that the quartet also features vocals from Cindy Birdsong, Sarah Dash, and Nona Hendryx! The style is a great mix of female doo wop and uptown soul – harmony styles really maturing strongly for the 60s, and already taking strong advantage of the amazing vocals of Patti LaBelle, but also really using the other singers too – at a level that clearly draws a lot from female groups in gospel, and which is very different than the usual girl group soul sound. Things are sweet, but have a nice edge too – and even the familiar tunes take on a new life in the hands of the group – amidst studio work from a range of great talents like Bert Berns, Dan Penn, Don Davis, Jerry Wexler, and Swamp Dogg too. 2CD set features 40 titles – including "He", "Patti's Prayer", "Groovy Kind Of Love", "One Phone Call", "Forget It", "Count The Days", "Dreamer", "Tender Words", "Always Something There To Remind Me", "He's Gone", "Pride's No Match For Love", "Dance To The Rhythm Of Love", "People", "Family Man", "When Joe Touches Me", and "Suffer". CD

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