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✨✧ Various101 Northern Soul – 101 Of The Greatest Northern Soul Anthems (5CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 5CD ... Just Sold Out!
The title's no lie – as this sweet little set features 101 Northern Soul classics – a treasure trove of upbeat soul from the 60s – with lots of rare cuts, obscure groovers, and the kinds of tracks that always got more play on UK dancefloors than back home here in the US! For the price, the set is a hell of a collection – and features killer classics from labels that include Motown, Chess, Philips, MGM, and other vintage imprints – with a nice degree of overlooked cuts that have only been discovered by the northern scene in more recent years. Titles include "Til You Were Gone" by Frank Wilson, "Love Love Love" by Bobby Hebb, "Stop Her On Sight" by Edwin Starr, "What More Could A Boy Ask For" by The Spinners, "Can't Satisfy" by The Impressions, "I'm The One Who Loves You" by Darrell Banks, "Why Am I Lovin You" by Debbie Dean, "The Night" by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, "I Got A Feelin" by Barbara Randolph, "Heaven Must Have Sent You" by The Elgins, "Dr Love" by Bobby Sheen, "Trampoline" by Spencer Davis Group, "Nothing Left To Give" by Thelma Houston, "Baby I Miss You" by Tommy Good, "I've Been Blessed" by Bobby Taylor, "Look What You Done Boy" by The Lollipops, "Friday Night" by Johnny Taylor, "Baby I Love You" by Howard Tate, "Helpless" by Kim Weston, "Moody woman" by Jerry Butler, "There's A Ghost In My House" by R Dean Taylor, "Ordinary Joe" by Terry Callier, "Wade In The Water" by Marlena Shaw, "Drop In The Bucket" by Mary Wells, "Baby A Go Go" by Barbara McNair, "Love's Gone Bad" by Chris Clark, "Run For Cover" by The Dells, "Battened Ships" by Odyssey, "Nothing But A Heartache" by The Flirtations, "Sure Is A Lotta Woman" by The Isley Brothers, and "Keep On Lovin Me" by Francis Nero. CD

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VariousBack To The Beat – The Legend Of Northern Soul – Rare Breed Rhythm & Soul 1956 to 1962 ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
A set that's got Northern Soul in the title, but which instead focuses on the raw grooves from the generation before – the upbeat, hard-wailing R&B material that first took shape in the postwar years – then went on to become a huge driving force behind soul music at the start of the 60s! Many of these cuts are right on the cusp – tracks with maybe a bit more class and a bit less blues than R&B of a few years before, and with soaring vocal leads that really show the growing role of a singer in the generation of soul. There's a few very early cuts by artists you'll know from later years – mixed with lots more obscure singles – in a set that includes the titles "She's So Fine" by Big Boy Myles, "Bit Oak Tree" by Herbert Hunter, "Troubles" by Joe Simon, "What You Bet" by Ricky Rezell, "Come On Home" by George Allen, "That's A Good Idea" by Grover Mitchell, "Take A Giant Step" by The Profiles, "I'm Going Home" by Prince Conley, "These Tears" by Mary Johnson, "Too Young" by Dale Cunningham, "Third Window From The Right" by Dean Barlow, "Sugar Diabetes" by Eddie Banks & The Five Dreamers, and "Something Funny Is Going On" by Bertha Tillman. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousChess Northern Soul Vol 3 (7 x 7 inch single box set – with download) ... 7-inch
Chess/Universal (UK), 1960s. New Copy 7 x 7 inch set ... Just Sold Out!
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Individually numbered, limited edition – includes download!)

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VariousDore Northern Soul – LA Black Music Magic ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
A treasure trove of soul from the legendary LA indie label Dore Records – home to some of the finest 60s sides on the west coast – a top-shelf lineup that's never been represented this well! Dore had a few key groups at the time – a young Whispers, and the excellent Superbs – but also cut work by some other great artists too – all with a level of care and class to match the best soul sides coming from New York or Detroit at the time! The Dore approach manages to have a sparkle without losing any sort of edge – careful production and instrumentation, but a real respect for the voices in the lead, too. This means that the label can come up with an upbeat groove that rivals the Detroit sound on the dancefloor – yet also really let the singers and groups do their thing, too. LP-only collection features 14 tracks in all – most rare singles from the label – and titles include "Gone With The Wind" by Rita & The Tiaras, "I'm Givin You Notice Baby" by The Fidels, "What Did You Gain By That" by Kenard, "Your Ship Of Fools" by Ray Marchand, "My Lonely Feeling" by Milton James, "I Only Cry Once A Day Now" by The Puffs, "Nitty Gritty City" by The Swans, "Why Does It Feel So Right" by Shades Of Jade, "Keep On Movin" by Little Johnny Hamilton, "Gettin Back Into Circulation" by The Entertainers IV, and "I Wanna Do It With You Baby" by The Superbs. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHeart Of Northern Soul – Wigan Casino Memories ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Northern soul, but with a very special twist – as the cuts here were all big numbers that played on the dancefloor of Wigan Casino, the huge hotbed of British soul in the 70s – all selected by Russ Winstanley, who was one of the first DJs at the club! But even apart from that British embrace of the music, the real appeal here is rock-solid American soul – tracks that are groovers, but in a way that's different than the hits we enjoyed in the US – all picked by real enthusiasts who really wanted to open the door to new sounds. The set features a total of 16 tracks in all – most upbeat 60s northern, with some 70s numbers too – and titles include "Trick Me Treat Me" by Cobblestone, "You Don't Love Me Anymore" by Johnny Caswell, "Satisfied" by Ben Aiken, "I Love You Baby" by Cindy Scott, "And Suddenly" by The Cherry People, "You Didn't Say A Word" by Yvonne Baker, "I'm Com'Un Home In The Morn'Un" by Lou Pride, "Help Me (inst)" by Al Wilson, "Skiing In The Snow" by The Invitations, "I Go To Pieces" by Gerri Grainer, and "Woman Love Thief" by Stemmons Express. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMirwood Northern Soul ... LP
Mirwood/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 18.98
Killer work from one of the smokinest soul labels of the west coast scene of the 60s – mighty Mirwood Records, a company that's kept the Northern Soul scene humming for decades! Mirwood wasn't one of the biggest, or most chart-topping labels – but the company came up with some incredible work in the uptempo mode that's really held strongly over the years. The label boasted some great singers with a straightforward, no-nonsense approach – often working with tight rhythms and rolling piano lines to send the tunes home with a solid sort of punch! This special vinyl-only set features some of the most crackling cuts from the Mirwood catalog – 14 titles that include "Do The Temptation Walk" by Jackie Lee, "That Beatin Rhythm" by Richard Temple, "My Little Girl" by The Bob & Earl Band, "I Wanna Do Everything For You Baby" by The Mirettes, "I Can't Get Away" by Bobby Garrett, "Is She In Your Town" by Curtis Lee, "Mine Exclusively" by The Olympics, "Where There's A Will" by Jimmy Thomas, "I Can't Stop You" by The Performers, "Stubborn Heart" by The Sheppards, and "Don't Pretend" by The Belles. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousModern Northern Soul ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), New Copy ... About November 1, 2017 (delayed)
... CD

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VariousMr M's Northern Soul 1974 to 1981 – Wigan Casino Oldies Presented By DJ Dave Evison (3CD set) ... CD
Soul Time (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $22.99
The cover and title might be a bit obscure, but the set's a wonderful collection of unusual soul tracks from the late 60s and early 70s – music that originally got big play at the British Northern hotbed of Wigan Casino – but sounds that are more than great enough to hear in any sort of context! What's especially great about the set is that it goes past the slavish adherence to soul cuts from obvious sources – because while some of these songs are from rare 45s, others are from major label albums, or even by artists you might not normally file under soul, but who really fit the bill with the cuts chosen for this collection! The first two CDs feature a whopping 50 tracks in all – with very detailed notes on the music – and titles include "Mr Creator" by The Apollas, "You Don't Love Me Anymore" by Johnny Caswell, "Love Love Love" by Bobby Hebb, "Polk Salad Annie" by Tony Joe White, "Everybody Dance Now" by Little Caesar & The Empire, "Wanting You' by Jimmy Bee, "The Night" by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, "You're Gonna Make Me Love You" by Sandi Sheldon, "Cause You're Mine" by The Vibrations, "Compared To What" by Mr Flood's Party, "K-Jee" by The Nite Liters, and "Bar B Q" by Wendy Rene. CD3 features an interview with DJ Dave Evison of the club – which also features songs in between the spoken bits! CD

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VariousNorthern & Rare Soul Collector Vol 2 ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99
Rarer-than-rare tracks from the glory days of the Northern Soul scene – a set that features some tracks that weren't originally issued on 7" singles, and others that circulated amongst DJs with fake labels on the wax! Yet the rarity isn't the main appeal here, it's the music – soaring, uptempo soul of the best possible kind – the kind of lost cuts that go way past Motown, and way past hit soul of the 60s – showing off singers who really hit their stride when they're away from the limelight, including a few who were hitting bigger fame a few years before. Titles include "Don't Start None" by The Mayfield Singers, "Gotta Get Closer To My Love" by The Show Stoppers, "I'm In Love With Your Daughter" by Thee Enchanters, "Not My Girl" by The Platters, "You're The Dream" by Roscoe Shelton, "Nothing Can Stop Me" by Major Lance, "What's With This Loneliness" by Chuck Jackson, "I'll Always Need You" by Len Barry, "That Lonely Night" by George Jackson, "Fell In Love" by Oscar Wright, and "Try Me For Your New Love" by Junior McCants. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNorthern Soul – All-Nighter Anthems (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 36.99
Two albums' worth of tracks that set the Northern Soul scene on fire at the end of the 60s – American rare soul from back in the day, but tunes that were appreciated even more by the British soul audience – who helped some of these tracks achieve legendary status through their all-night action on the dancefloor! The tunes here are all upbeat, and most are from the late 60s or very start of the 70s – and while most numbers are tracks that first broke big back in the day, there are others here that show the evolving ear of the Northern Soul crowd – as they continue to dig for new and obscure tracks over the decades since they initially got started. The package features 28 tracks in all – and titles include "Walking Up A One Way Street" by Willie Tee, "What's Wrong With Me Baby" by The Invitations, "Open The Door To Your Heart" by Darrell Banks, "Go For Yourself" by Larry Lester, "Break Out" by Mitch Ryder & The Detroit Wheels, "Dance Dance Dance" by The Casualeers, "Skiing In The Snow" by The Invitations, "No 1 In Your Heart" by Herbie Goins & The Night-Timers, "Some Kind Of Wonderful" by Soul Brothers Six, "You're Ready Now" by Frankie Valli, "Mean It Baby" by Carl Hall, "Bring Your Love Back To Me" by Linda Lynell, "I Just Can't Live My Life" by Linda Jones, "That's When The Tears Star" by The Blossoms, "Move On Up" by Curtis Mayfield, "Tainted Love" by Gloria Jones, "Both Ends Up Against The Middle" by Jackie Moore, "Here I Go Again" by Archie Bell & The Drells, and "Something New To Do" by Bobby Sheen. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousNorthern Soul – The Collection – The Ultimate Northern Soul Anthems (3CD set) ... CD
Warner (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 3 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe not the ultimate Northern Soul collection – you'd need a room full of CDs for that – but a pretty wonderful collection of upbeat 60s soul groovers pulled from the vaults of Warner Brothers and Atlantic Records! The 3CD set features a whopping 85 tracks in all – and most of them are rare cuts, even the ones by some of the bigger names – so that the whole thing really goes way past the obvious, and delivers surprise after surprise over the course of the long listening if has to offer! There's plenty of soul nuggets here that we haven't seen elsewhere on CD – and titles include "A Last Minute Miracle" by Linda Jones, "Baby Help Me" by Percy Sledge, "Call On Me" by The Dynells, "Walkin Up A One Way Street" by Willie Tee, "After Closing Time" by Hal Frazier, "This Beautiful Day" by Levi Jackson, "If You Ask Me" by Jerry Williams, "Mr Creator" by The Apollas, "Seven Days Too Long" by Chuck Wood, "Dance Dance Dance" by The Casualeers, "Can't Help Lovin Dat Man" by Ila Vann, "Skiing In The Snow" by The Invitations, "Teardrops Are Falling" by Little Natalie & Henry, "Bar B Q" by Wendy Rene, "Yes To The Lord" by The Stovall Sisters, "Change My Darkness Into Light" by The Flirtations, "It Hurts Me" by David & Ruben, "Livin In Love" by Sheila Anthony, "Please Operator" by Tony & Tyrone, and "Tell Me Why" by Life". CD

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VariousNorthern Soul Anthems ... LP
Demon (UK), New Copy ... About June 1, 2018
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNorthern Soul's Classiest Rarities Vol 6 ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
Upbeat soul with plenty of polish – but never in a way that dampens the groove at all! Instead, these tracks mark a huge new level of sophistication in the soul world of the 60s – sounds from smaller labels who were learning the lessons of Motown – able to fuse together tight rhythms, great singers, and some strong arrangements that really send the whole thing home! In other words, if you dig the sound of 60s Motown, you'll find plenty here to love – even though the music here is much more obscure overall, pulled from smaller labels and even including some never-issued tracks from back in the day. As usual with Kent records, both the song choice and presentation is superb – excellent sound throughout, and notes that really illuminate this lost soul underground. CD features 24 tracks that include "Sunshine Love" by Difosco, "I Wanted To Tell You" by Little Nicky Soul, "Why You Wanna Treat Me The Way You Do" by The Hyperions, "You Won't Say Nothing" by Tamala Lewis, "Love Is Gonna Get You" by Peggy Woods, "I Only Cry Once A Day Now" by The Fidels, "Friday Night" by Johnnie Taylor, "Love Hangover" by Jean Carter, "Naughty Boy" by Jackie Day, "Wait A Minute" by The Kittens, "Sad Tomorrows" by Noony Rickett, "Young Boy Blues" by Daniela Stone, and "Nomad Woman" by Jock Mitchell with the Fabulous Agents. CD

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VariousRight On Now – The Sounds Of Northern Soul (swirl colored vinyl) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
ORG, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... On April 21, 2018
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Sunday, April 22. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Record Store Day. It will not be pre-sold or reserved in any way. However, the day after Record Store Day we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ VariousNorthern Soul's Classiest Rarities 3 – Eclectic, Precious & Deliciously Danceable 60s Soul Sides ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Forget the class, because these tunes are plenty grooving all the way through – just the sort of gems you'd hope to discover in a top-shelf Northern Soul compilation – really well-selected 60s soul tracks, most of which we've never heard before! The package is certainly classy in its high level presentation – great notes, excellent sound, and full details on each tune – making the package a real cut above from some of the lower-level Northern collections on the market, and another vote for Kent as one of our favorite labels for 60s soul! There's a nice balance of artists and styles here – more than enough to keep things fresh through the 24 tracks that make up the music – and titles include "Got To Get To Know You" by The Flowers, "Can't Break The Habit" by Frank Vance, "I'll Run" by Paul Smith, "Connie" by The Servicemen, "Ain't That Love Enough" by Larry Atkins, "I Don't Have To Worry" by The Quotations, "You Really Made It Good To Me" by Ty Karim, "Glamour Girl" by Harvey & The Seven Sounds, "His True Love For You" by Al McCarther, "What Have I Got Now" by Darrow Fletcher, and "Long Boots" by Originals Of Sight & Sounds. CD

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✨✧ VariousAndy Smith's Northern Soul ... LP
BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2 LPs ... Out Of Stock
A wicked little collection of rare soul singles – all hand-picked by Andy "The Document" Smith, with an equal focus on Northern dancefloor numbers and harder funkier tracks! The set's a nice contrast to other collections on the market, because Andy's coming at the music from a different direction – one that's a bit less concerned with the tracks' presence (or non-presence) on the UK scene, and which is more focused on the overall sound and grooves of the tunes! The 2LP set features the unmixed versions of all the 25 tunes used in the CD mix version – and titles include "Baby Without You" by Danny Monday, "Talkin About My Baby" by Dottie & Millie, "The New Breed" by Jimmy Holiday, "He's Alright With Me" by The Mirettes, "That's Enough" by Roscoe Robinson, "On Top Of The World" by SOUL, "As Long As I've Got You" by The Charmels, "Shotgun & The Duck" by Jackie Lee, "My Little Girl" by Bob & Earl Band, "Cigarette Ashes" by Jimmy Conwell, "Mine Exclusively" by The Olympics, and "Reach Out I'll Be There" by Lee Moses. LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousKent's Cellar Of Soul ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A really socking collection of 60s soul – reissued with great notes, excellent sound, and a stunning selection of tunes that includes many many rare numbers! The package is made up nearly entirely of tracks from rare singles – and the groove runs from Northern Soul, to sock boogaloo soul, to hard-stepping female numbers, and even a bit of funk! The groove is very strong all the way through, and titles include "Chain Reaction" by The Spellbinders, "A Lot Of Love" by Homer Banks, "She's Looking Good" by Rodger Collins, "My Elusive Dreams" by Moses & Joshua Dillard, "You Gave Me Somebody To Love" by The Dreamlovers, "Get It From The Bottom" by The Steelers, "I Must Love You" by The Falcons, "Shine It On" by Vernon Garrett, "Keep My Woman Home" by Danny White, "She Shot A Hole In My Soul" by Clifford Curry, "Save Your Money" by Lonnie Mack, "You Left The Water Running" by Barbara Lynn, "That's How Strong My Love Is" by OV Wright & The Keys, "Soul Serenade" by Beau Dollar & The Coins, "The Real Thing" by Tina Britt, "Hole In The Wall" by The Packers, and "Karate Boo Ga Loo" by Jerry O. CD

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✨✧ VariousSouvenirs Of The Soul Clap Vol 1 – Jonathan Toubin's New York Night Train ... LP
Norton, Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Upbeat soul and plenty of grooves – all hand-picked tracks that bring the spirit of the legendary Soul Clap nights to the home listener! The series is done by Norton records in support of DJ Jonathan Toubin – who's created a unique groove on the New York scene by starting with Northern Soul, then working his way backwards into a range of grittier styles from the early years of soul and rock as well! The Soul Clap specialty is the rare 45 from the years before funk – and tracks on the collection really live up to the fire and spirit of their legendary nights. Titles on this first volume include "Monkey Man" by Gene Burkes, "Tough" by Lord Luther & The Counts, "Detroit Michigan" by Ronnie Love, "Do The Duck" by The Autographs, "I Got Loaded" by Little Bob, "Down In The Basement" by King Coleman, "The Bird Train" by The Chessmen, "What Goes Up Must Come Down" by Ruby Johnson, "Hot Buttered Buns" by What's Happening, and "The Break" by Marlynns. LP, Vinyl record album

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100 Proof Aged In SoulSomebody's Been Sleeping In My Bed ... CD
Hot Wax/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $13.99
One of the best-remembered groups from the Detroit scene of the early 70s – thanks to the massive title track on this album, and a whole host of other wonderful cuts as well! The group features the great Steve Marcus on vocals – an artist who'd cut some key Northern soul singles for smaller labels in the 60s – but who really bursts out of the box here with great presentation from the Holland Dozier Holland empire! The record features some great songs by General Johnson and Greg Perry – and Perry also handled some of the production work for the record – really pushing the group with the sort of full, rich sound the Chairmen Of The Board brought to their own work. Titles include "Somebody's Been Sleeping", "Too Many Cooks (Spoil The Soup)", "One Man's Leftovers", "Love is Sweeter", "Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number", and "Back Track". CD features five bonus tracks – "90 Days Freeze", "Somebody's Been Sleeping (UK single edit)", "If I Could See The Light In The Window (version 1)", "Driveway", and "Somebody's Been Sleeping (US single)". CD
(Part of the Invictus/Hot Wax 1000 Collection!)

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100 Proof Aged In SoulSomebody's Been Sleeping In My Bed ... LP
Hot Wax, 1970. Very Good- ... $11.99
One of the best-remembered groups from the Detroit scene of the early 70s – thanks to the massive title track on this album, and a whole host of other wonderful cuts as well! The group features the great Steve Marcus on vocals – an artist who'd cut some key Northern soul singles for smaller labels in the 60s – but who really bursts out of the box here with great presentation from the Holland Dozier Holland empire! The record features some great songs by General Johnson and Greg Perry – and Perry also handled some of the production work for the record – really pushing the group with the sort of full, rich sound the Chairmen Of The Board brought to their own work. Titles include "Somebody's Been Sleeping", "Too Many Cooks (Spoil The Soup)", "One Man's Leftovers", "Love is Sweeter", "Age Ain't Nothin' But a Number", and "Back Track". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear, with a split top seam, mostly split spine and some peeled spots.)

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VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... LP
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $16.99 22.99
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female soul – taking things way past the obvious hits and girl group numbers, into hard and heavy-stepping territory that we really love! Most of the tunes on the set are completely new to our ears, and there's a great mix of northern and southern funk styles that keeps things super-fresh. Drums crackle, basslines pound, and the gals belt it out loud, clear, and funky on a set of 20 tracks that includes "Tell Me What's Wrong" by Lynn Varnado, "Listen Here" by Valorie Keys, "Know What To Do When You Get It" by The Genies, "Heavy Heavy Hangs My Heart" by Vera Hamilton, "Better Get A Move On" by Louise McCord, "Pounds Of Soul" by Betty Bibbs, "Ooh Wee Baby" by Delilah Moore, "Sunshine Of Your Love" by Spanky Wilson, "Staying At Home Like A Woman" by Lynn Varnado, "Hold On This Time" by Fontella Bass, "Mr Fix It" by Thelma Jones, "I'm Glad I Got Over You" by Jeanette Jones, "One Way Street" by Little Ann, and "It's Too Late For Tears" by Rene Bailey. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPopcorn Soul Party – Blended Soul & R&B 1958 to 1962 ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
Cool snapping grooves with plenty of soul – that special kind of sound that's come to be known as "popcorn" soul by collectors over the years – and which is often a great bridge between 50s R&B and the later sounds of the 60s! If you know the tune "Fever", you'll know the pace at which many of these tunes move – a midtempo vamp that's mighty darn hip – and which often has a sinister sound that sounds especially great way into the wee hours of the morning! This isn't storming Northern Soul, but instead something a lot more slinky – served up here on 16 tracks that include "Feelin Kinda Lonesome" by Willie J Charles, "Dance By Yourself" by Justin Jones, "Lucky Is My Name" by Bruce Cloude, "Big Boy" by Ki Ki Page, "The Hammer Keeps A Knockin" by Faye Adams, "Up In Smoke" by Johnny Appalachian, "My Guardian Angel" by Jimmy Breedlove, "Love You The Best" by Ernie K Doe, and "Betty Mae" by Roger Green. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Detroit Edition 1961 to 1964 ... CD
Kent (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The Detroit soul scene at the start of the 60s – music from a time before Motown was dominating the city's reputation, and a whole host of other great labels brought the motor city sound to the masses! The work here is quite a surprise if you're only thinking in terms of Northern Soul and some of the more uptempo Detroit groovers – as the work here burns on so many different levels – often with a style that reflects some of the nascent soul coming out of Chicago on labels like Chess and Vee Jay, the latter of whom is featured here amidst a range of other imprints that include Wand, Atlantic, Scepter, Time, Old Town, and Brent – all of whom released some of these early Detroit soul tracks as singles back in the day. In true Ace/Kent fashion, the set also features a few unreleased gems, plus a wonderful set of notes on the city's soul scene – alongside tracks that include "Nosey Folk" by The Del-Phis, "Answer Me" by Vivian Collins, "Can't We Get Together" by Harry Reid, "Here I Am" by Betty Lavette, "Shakin Fit" by The Pyramids, "That's No Way To Spend My Time" by The Pen Ettes, "Wedding Bells" by Melvin Davis, "You Lied" by Marva Josie, "Think A Little Sugar" by Barbara Lewis, "Just One More Time" by JJ Barnes, "My Letter" by Priscilla Page, "I Know How It Feels" by Laura Johnson, "I'm A Lonely Guy" by Timmy Shaw & The Sternphones, "Come Back To Me" by La Wanda William, "I Cried For My Last Time" by The Sonnettes, and "Tears Running & Falling From My Eyes" by James Lately. CD

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✨✧ Blues & SoulIssue 1034 ... Magazine
Blues & Soul (UK), 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
That's the mighty John Morales on the cover – part of a nice feature on the excellent 4th collection in his mixes series for BBE! The issue's got plenty more soul coverage, too – both past and present – with articles on Ne-Yo, Musiq Soulchild, Mica Paris, Eric Benet, Shalamar, DJ Harvey, and Roots Manuva – as well as the continuing B&S chart of the best 500 singles of all time, a bit of Northern Soul rarities, Richard Searling looking at soul singles in 1967, and more – including some music reviews and other news too! Magazine

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✨✧ John CapouyaFlorida Soul – From Ray Charles To KC & The Sunshine Band (hardcover) ... Book
University Of Florida Press, 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A long-overdue look at the soul scene in Florida – 60s and 70s music from the Sunshine State that sometimes never gets the proper placement as sounds from northern locales like Philly or Detroit – but which was every bit as important over the years! Author John Capouya does a really great job here – as the book is huge, and filled with information that Capouya pulled together from interviews with a number of key singers and musicians – then layered with a lot more historical detail that really illuminates the different local scenes in Florida, as does the wealth of great photos in the book as well – images not just of soul singers, but also clubs, streets, and even record companies too. Chapters focus on key artists – James & Bobby Purify, Ray Charles, Sam & Dave, Jackie Moore, Latimore, Timmy Thomas, and others – but there's also plenty more in between their stories, in a way that really gets at the nature of the changes over the years, and the unique musical culture that was brewing up down south. 396 pages, hardcover, with lots of great black and white photos, and very detailed notes as well. Book

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✨✧ Jean WellsSoul On Soul (limited edition 3 x 7" set) ... 7-inch
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3 x 7" (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of deep soul, Northern groovers, and funky numbers from the mighty Jean Wells – easily one of the most accomplished soul singers of her time! Jean's got a voice that knocks it right out of the park, right away – a style that burns deeply on the mellow cuts, and soars to the heavens on the groovers – and she works here with impeccable production from Clyde Otis, who always seems to know just the right way to bring out the best in a singer like Wells. But even more notable is the fact that Jean wrote a good number of tunes here herself – quite unusual for a female soul singer of her generation – and an aspect that makes the collection especially noteworthy as a documents of the deep talents shown by Wells while recording these sides for the Calla label. This limited edition triple 7" single package is mighty great – with a slipcover that contains notes on the music, and a total of 6 tracks that include "What Have I Got To Lose", "Have A Little Mercy", "With My Love & What You've Got", "Take Time To Make Time For Me", "He Ain't Doing Bad", and "Somebody's Been Loving You". 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ VariousNew Breed R&B – Soulful 60s Blues For Today's Dancers ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Not the usual old school R&B – but a sweet batch of cuts from a time when the music was taking on a new style in the soul generation – as older artists and younger singers moved gritty vocals into a range of great new grooves – much of which were a real precursor to the Northern Soul scene in the UK! Years later, we'd probably call these cuts deep soul – although the grooves are more upbeat than the usual numbers of that style, and often romp around in ways that have stronger ties to funk or boogaloo soul – with mighty strong vocals that really sock a heavy punch. The set features 24 great cuts in all – many from the Modern and Kent Records labels of the mid 60s – with titles that include "The New Breed" by Jimmy Holiday, "Let Your Hair Down" by Arthur Adams, "Find Another Woman" by Willie Headen, "Move A Little Closer" by Mary Love, "Take Off Your Shoes" by Booker T Averhart & The Mustangs, "Stuffed Peppers (aka Humpin)" by Frank Armstrong, "New Figure" by King Solomon, "Tired Of Walkin" by Little Joe Hinton, and "I've Been Hurt So Many Times" by Larry Davis. CD

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ArtisticsI'm Gonna Miss You ... LP
Brunswick, 1967. Very Good- ... $29.99
A really breakout moment for The Artistics – and the start of a really sublime run with the great Brunswick Records! The group had already broken a bit on Okeh a few years before – securing a top spot on the Chicago scene with their bouncy northern soul groove – a love of rhythm that made them as much a favorite on dancefloors as they were with fans of harmony soul. But on this sweet set, things come together even better than before – thanks to strong leads by singer Marvin Smith, who brings a real sense of personality to the group's harmonies – and wonderful Brunswick studio help that includes Sonny Sanders arrangements and Carl Davis production. The whole thing's wonderful – and tracks include the hit "I'm Gonna Miss You", plus "On & On", "Sweeter Than Sugar", "Hope We Have", "Girl I Need You", "You're Wonderful", and "Love Song". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear, with a split spine.)

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Bob & EarlBob & Earl (Up Front pressing) ... LP
Up Front, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $9.99
A great full album from this legendary soul team – one of our favorite male duos of the 60s! The set includes their big hit "Harlem Shuffle", plus lots of other great Northern Soul tracks like "Uptown Shuffle", "Send For Me, I'll Be There", "Dancin Everywhere", "I'll Keep Running Back", and more! LP, Vinyl record album

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ChapparralsShake Your Head ... LP
Maximillion/Everland (Austria), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Razor-sharp funk from The Chapparrals – an Atlanta group from the 70s, and one with a great balance of ensemble grooving and deeper soul roots! There was really something special in the Atlanta scene at the time – an approach to large group funk that was different than most northern scenes, and which could still come across with a lean sort of energy, even when hitting tight on the money for the dancefloor! These guys are a perfect summation of that groove – and the album's a blistering blend of bassy rhythms and tight instrumentation – including some mighty sweet keyboards that snake wonderfully alongside the guitar and horns, sometimes with some wild moogy touches that are almost P&P funk. The whole thing's great – one of those albums that's rare, but mighty satisfying too – and titles include "Juicy Fruit", "Shake Your Head (parts 1 & 2)", "Stop Cheating On My Lady", "Country Girl", "Hittin It", "Jam Around The World", and "The Brew". LP, Vinyl record album

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Cobblestone/MoodsTrick Me Treat Me/Rainmaker ... 7-inch
Outta Sight (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Cobblestone kicks things off here with one of those fast-grooving soul tunes that soars right out of the gate – maybe a bit late for a Northern-styled cut, but one that has everything you could hope for – including some bold, raspy interplay between the lead vocals and the chorus! "Rainmaker" is on the flip – a nice little tune by The Moods, and one that builds a bit more slowly – almost in Motown-styled layers, which really suit the superb harmonies of the group as they deliver the lyrics of the tune alongside soaring strings and great energy from the backing ensemble! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Edwin Hawkins SingersLet Us Go Into The House Of The Lord ... LP
Pavillion, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A key early record for the Edwin Hawkins Singers – issued right after the group had changed their name from the less-catchy Northern California State Youth Choir! The record contains Hawkins' huge hit "Oh Happy Day" – done with soloist Dorothy Morrison, a voice that was strong enough to push this one from the gospel market right onto the pop charts! Other tunes follow in a similar style, really hitting hard for the soul generation – and tracks include "I'm Going Through", "Early In The Morning", "Joy Joy", and "To My Father's House". LP, Vinyl record album

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Tutti Hill/Garrett SaundersWhen The Goin Gets Rough/I Keep Comin Back For More ... 7-inch
Kent (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
"When The Going Gets Rough" is a fantastic 60s stepper from Tutti Hill – a groove that's maybe more popcorn than Northern – snapping along nicely, while a harmonica wails somewhere in the background, and Tutti's proud vocals soar out over the top! Garrett Saunders has a wonderful voice on the flipside – singing boldly over just solo piano, which makes for a very unusual style for a soul tune! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Eddie KendricksEddie Kendricks ... LP
Tamla, 1973. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A legendary album from the great Eddie Kendricks – a set that not only has the singer soaring on the kind of sublime old school vocal numbers he always did so well – but one that also has Eddie stepping out into some great dancefloor modes that would have a huge impact for years to come! Kendricks really scores big with the classic "Keep On Truckin" – a tune that's virtually the blueprint for boogie, and which is echoed here by a few other great numbers that really stand out – tunes that preface disco to come, but which also still bear a very strong link to the richest styles of Motown soul! Northern soul legend Frank Wilson had a great hand in the record – penning some of the best cuts, co-producing with Leonard Caston, and handling arrangements with Caston and James Carmichael – and in addition to "Keep On Truckin", other titles include "Darling Come Back Home", "Not On The Outside", "Any Day Now", "Where Do You Go (Baby)", "Each Day I Cry A Little", and "Only Room For Two". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Eero Koivistoinen & UMO Jazz OrchestraArctic Blues ... CD
Svart (Finland), 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
Beautiful work from Finnish saxophone genius Eero Koivistoinen – a player who blew our minds with his experimental records at the start of the 70s, and continued to amaze us as the years go on! This set has Eero at the head of the larger UMO jazz orchestra – directing the group, but also taking off on plenty of solos as well – really richly-blown tenor lines that carve out a majestic space next to the deep colors of the group – a perfect blend, and one that's much better than some of the usual European albums of this nature. There's a few other great reed players in the lineup, and quartets of trumpet and trombones, too – and some other musicians get a chance to solo as well. The whole thing's got a sense of icy soul that almost feels like a tenor-based version of the Gil Evans experiments with Miles Davis – and most of the set was recorded in 2016, but the package also features a few bonus tracks from 2005. Titles include "Arctic Blues", "Meat Meat Blues", "Oshumare", "Nodiskt Samarbete", "2000 Fi", "Halling", "Northern Dimension", "Pictures In 3 Colors", and "Hallanvaara". CD

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Betty Lavette/Carol FranBluesoul Belles – The Complete Calla, Port, & Roulette Recordings ... CD
Calla/Music On Vinyl (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Sublime 60s soul – and a motherlode of rare work by 2 singers that we totally love! Betty Lavette's one of those voices who's finally getting her due after all these years – a great singer who recorded some incredible work for a variety of labels over the years – and who steps out here with some genius early sides for the Calla label! Unlike some of Betty's later work, the style here has a mix of deep soul vocals and uptown production – done in a sparkling style that's very true to Betty's roots, but which also brings in a nice bit of swing to the best tunes on the set. Carol Fran's a singer in a similar mode, and even better represented on this set – with a total of 16 tunes done for the Port and Roulette labels – in modes that range from Memphis soul to bluesy ballads, and some more upbeat Northern-styled numbers. Both singers get extensive coverage in the great notes on the set – and the CD features 24 tracks in all – including "Let Me Down Easy", "What I Don't Know", "Stand Up Like A Man", "She Don't Love You", "I Feel Good All Over", and "I'm Just A Fool For You" by Betty Lavette; plus "A World Without You", "My Runaway Heart", "I Know", "I'm Gonna Try", "Roll With The Punches", "C'Mon Let's Make Up", "Just A Letter", "Any Day Love Walks In", and "I Was Such A Fool" by Carol Fran. CD
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✨✧ VariousStrictly Rhythm – Underground 1990 to 1997 (3CD set) ... CD
Strictly Rhythm/Archive (UK), 1990s. New Copy 3CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic work from the Strictly Rhythm label – an indie imprint, but one who could take all the best underground sounds of the 80s, and find a way to really move the grooves forward! The work here is quite different than mainstream dance hits of the 90s – and still has all the crispness and crackle of earlier Chicago and Detroit house, and some of that great late 80s music that was coming from New York and New Jersey – almost a revival of the soulful club spirit of the disco years, but with lots more of the darkness that came into play once overseas imports had a big impact on the US scene. Some names here would blossom into bigger stars later, some were underground acts that had a brief moment in the sun – and together, the music shows an American scene that was still going deep and being very creative – even when so many European acts were just going for schlocky, easy modes in the years after the acid house explosion. The package features 30 really well-chosen tracks, including some rare mixes – and the set features many tracks never on CD, and has notes by dancefloor historian Bill Brewster. Titles include "Just A Touch (jazz element mix)" by Essence, "Waterfalls (4am mix)" by After Hours, "This Beat Is Over" by DV8, "Lil Louie's Anthem" by The Untouchables, "Boom (hard mix)" by House 2 House, "That String Track" by UPI, "Master Blaster (wild pitch mix)" by Joint Venture, "Rise From Your Grave (hard head mix)" by Phuture, "Equinox (heavenly club mix)" by Code 718, "Muzik Is Life (life long mix)" by DJ Pierre, "Deep Inside" by Hardrive, "Need Your Love (orig mix)" by Groove Patrol, "Northern Lights (old skool re-edit)" by Caucasian Boy, "Love & Happiness (12" club)" by River Ocean with India, "The Theme (The Legend)" by Loop 7, "Break Night" by The Mole People, "Keep On Groovin (Ian's fierce mix)" by DJ Sneak, "Freaky (bar heads mix)" by Lou 2, and "Higher State Of Consciousness (tweekin acid funk)" by Wink. CD

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