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Dave Cortez & We The People(Do It) The Funky Dance/There's A New Man ... 7-inch
Sound Pak, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An excellent lost groover from 2 funky east coast talents! Dave Baby Cortez plays some smoking organ on this one, especially on the cut "Do The Funky Dance", which is a rolling soul number with a great midtempo groove. The whole thing almost sounds a bit New Orleans-ish, with that old school funky sound that reminds us of the early days of funky 45s! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Everyday PeopleEveryday People (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Red Coach/Octave (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... $22.99
A lost funky classic from the Kool & The Gang side of the universe – cut by a group we've only seen on this one and only record – which was recorded for one of the sub-labels of De-Lite Records, home to the main Gang! There's clearly some mentorship taking place here – as the group works with producer Gene Redd, of K&TG fame – and they also serve up their own takes on some of the best early funky tracks of that group – while also using that inspiration to then move into some heavy james of their own – all with razor-sharp instrumentation, but a sound that's still plenty raw as well! This maturation of the funky 45 underground is still in its very early stages here – no disco touches or commercial overproduction – which really makes the group shine on cuts that include "Gold Smoke", "Funky Granny", "Who's Gonna Take The Weight", "Mama Said-Papa Said", and "Funky Gene-Ra-Tion". CD features some great bonus cuts – "The Bump (parts 1 & 2)", "Juice It Up (parts 1 & 2)", and the tracks "Get Down Get Stank" and "I Like What I Like", both recorded by the related Hot Line combo. CD

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Everyday PeopleSuper Black/Is It Really That Bad ... 7-inch
Athens Of The North (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
A righteous little cut that's every bit what you'd expect from the title – 70s funk with a nicely gritty edge, but a fuller musical vision as well – a track that's not content to just be the usual funky number, and which seems to bring in a whole range of soundtrack inspiration while it's soaring into the groove! There's a nicely echoey vibe that makes the whole thing sound mighty dark – and the instrumental flipside is more upbeat, with some fast-riffing guitar that trades back and forth with a nice organ too! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Foster The PeopleTorches ... CD
Startime, 2011. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Frank Hooker & Positive PeopleThis Feelin/Ooh Suga Wooga ... 12-inch
Al & The Kidd, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... About July 21, 2017 (delayed)
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Lothar & The Hand PeopleSpace Hymn ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. Very Good ... $49.99
A great little group – with music as wonderful as their name! Lothar & The Hand People sprung out of the post-folk years of the mid 60s – bringing together styles that had an earthier touch, with others that shared more in the proto-psyche of the time, and which also had a bit of a cosmic influence. And while at their core, the group had a sound that was shared by a number of groups at the time – somewhere in between Byrds-esque down-homeyness and sunshine psyche – they also had a knack for pulling in unusual instrumentation, creating some great "curve ball" moments that really kept their albums interesting. LP, Vinyl record album
(Lime green label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole & light wear.)

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Mostly Other People Do The KillingBlue ... CD
Hot Cup, 2014. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest records we've heard so far from this ultra-hip ensemble – the group's own version of the classic Miles Davis album Kind Of Blue – played in track by track sequence, but with a lot of the group's own flavors on the solos, even though they follow the originals very strongly too! The tracks are all long and wonderful – and done in a style that's quite faithful to the original, but as a way of showing these guys' continuing commitment to working jazz roots into their freely expressive music – a path that's taken them through a run of music from Ornette Coleman to trad jazz, before landing them here at Miles Davis! Peter Evans handles trumpet – quite a heady role, but done well – and Jon Irabagon blows both the alto and tenor sax parts, alongside Ron Stabinsky on piano, Moppa Elliott on bass, and Kevin Shea on drums. Titles include – of course – "So What", "Freddie Freeloader", "All Blues", "Blue In Green", and "Flamenco Sketches". CD

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Mostly Other People Do The KillingLoafer's Hollow ... CD
Hot Cup, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99
Fantastic work from a group who never fail to blow our minds – and who also seem to try out something different with each new record, yet never falter at all in their progress forward! Mostly Other People Do The Killing may have one of the longest names in jazz, but they've also got a brash approach that really lives up to the cockiness of their name – a confident step in whatever direction they want, which always leads them down the best path. This time around, they're mixing both modern and trad jazz expressions with literary inspiration from writers who include Thomas Pynchon, Kurt Vonnegut, James Joyce, Cormac McCarthy, and David Foster Wallace – each of whom are listed as reference points for certain songs – which are based around snippets of their text, then transformed into a musical mode. The instrumentation is a very offbeat take on trad – with Jon Irabgon on tenor and sopranino sax, Steven Bernstein on trumpet and slide trumpet, Dave Taylor on bass trombone, Brandon Seabrook on banjo and electronics, Kevin Shea on drums, Ron Stabinsky on piano, and leader Moppa Elliott on bass. Titles include "Kilgore", "Hi Nella", "Honey Hole", "Bloomsberg", "Glen Riddle", "Mason & Dixon", and "Five". CD

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Mostly Other People Do The KillingShamokin ... CD
Hot Cup, 2007. New Copy ... $6.99 14.99
A killer second album from Mostly Other People Do The Killing – drawing from an even deeper well of both jazz traditions and ragged, anything goes charm than on their excellent debut – an enthralling blend of credible chops with unpredictable playfulness! Never shy about soloing, each player in the group really put down some masterful turns on Shamokin – from fluid, well trained beauty to some unhinged, exciting bursts of noise. These do it all, and they do it very well. Titles include "Handsome Eddy", "The Hop Bottom Hop", "Shamokin", "Dunkelbergers", "Lover", "Andover", Baden" and more – plus a closing with a riveting take on "Night In Tunisia". CD

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Mostly Other People Do The KillingThis Is Our Moosic ... CD
Hot Cup, 2008. New Copy ... $6.99 14.99
A really exciting avant jazz set from Mostly Other People Do The Killing – a killer quartet who manage to roll through a wide variety of styles that show a true depth of understanding of some of the greatest jazz of the past half century – and have a heck of great time playing it! Ostensibly a tribute to Ornette Coleman, MOPDTK do a lot more than pay homage to a master on this album. They manage to roll in and out of elements of hard and post bop, nod reverently to the international 60s avant garde scenes, and so much more – all with infectious enthusiasm. It would be mess in lesser hands, but these guys pull it off! Players include Peter Evans on trumpet, Kevin Shea on drums, Jon Irabagon on sax and Moppa Elliot on double bass. Titles include "Drainlick", "Two Boot Jacks", "Fagundus", "The Bats In Belfry", "East Orwell", "My Delightful Muse", "Allentown" and more. CD

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PeopleCeremony – Buddha Meet Rock ... LP
Teichiku (Japan), 1971. Sealed ... $11.99
Quite a weird little record – part psychedelia, but with some really rootsy elements – and also some odd use of recorded music as well! The sound here is really mindblowing – experimental and trippy, but never too free or over the top – and the core instrumentation includes lots of fuzzy guitar, organ, and rough percussion – plus additional vocals in parts, and even a bit of sitar as well! The production abstracts some of the sounds nicely, but never too much – and at times a more traditional Japanese style of music lurks in the background, possibly as a brief nod to the Buddha in the title. Most unusually, though, is that the first track on the record features part of a David Axelrod album playing in the background! There's clearly an Axelrod influence going on – both in the structure and sound of the record – although the group also take things very much in their own direction too. Titles include "Shomyo (part 1)", "Flower Strewing", "Prologue", and "Prayer (parts 1 & 2)". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl on Phoenix.)

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PeoplePeople ... CD
I And Ear, 2005. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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People's ChoiceAny Way You Wanna – The People's Choice Anthology 1971 to 1981 ... CD
Big Break (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
Funky Philly soul at its finest! This is the first-ever People's Choice compilation we've seen – all the more impressive for pulling together essential recordings made for the Philadelphia International, Casablanca, TSOP, West End and Phil-LA Of Soul labels – recordings that cover an incredible decade-long run! People's Choice burst out of the gate in the early 70s with a wave of funky, electric piano flavored singles – soon catching the attention of Gamble & Huff, which helped open doors both commercially and creatively in the years that followed. We'd be hard pressed to pick a finer batch of tracks from early 70s to early 80s than you'll find here – including standout early singles and album tracks, rarer B-sides and single mixes – when considered all together really showing the group in all its multi-faceted glory! 33 tracks on 2CDs: "Do It Anyway You Wanna", "I Likes To Do It", "Cold Blooded & Down-Right-Funky", "Nursery Rhymes", "My Feet Won't Move, But My Shoes Did The Boogie", "Turn Me Loose", "Grunt", "Love Shop", "Asking For Trouble", "Don't Send Me Away", "A Mellow Mood", "You Ought TO Be Dancing", "If You Gonna Do It (Put Your Mind To It)" (Parts 1 & 2), "Boogie Down USA", "Soft And Tender", "A Great Truth", Tom Moulton mixes of "Opus-De-Funk" & "Do It Any Way You Wanna" and "Jam Jam Jam (All Night Long)" and more! CD

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People's ChoiceNursery Rhymes (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
TSOP, 1975. Very Good ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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People's WorkshopHouston Talent Expo 1982 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BBE (UK), 1982. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $16.99 26.99
The cover might look a bit understated, but the album's got plenty of depth and power – a rare set from the Texas underground of the early 80s – cut by a group who've clearly drunk deep from the same musical well that inspired Stevie Wonder, Roy Ayers, and other cosmic soul talents of the 70s! As with Stevie and Roy, there's plenty of jazzy currents in the music of The People's Workshop – warm keyboards, sweet sax and flute, and waves of color that really come through the grooves and illuminate the deeper spirit of the vocals. There's a sense of collaboration here that's really special – almost a James Mason vibe at times – all with a sense of sophistication that's quite different than the rootsier sounds you might normally expect from Texas soul groups. Titles include "Save Your Money", "A Song For The Children", "Love Love", "Let's Get High", "Chocolate Coated People Song", and "This Song". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mike Reed's People Places & ThingsNew Kind Of Dance ... CD
482 Music, 2016. Used ... $7.99
A cascadingly rhythmic set from drummer Mike Reed – maybe not the kind of record you'd play at any sort of a conventional dance, but definitely an album of forward moving tunes that really take advantage of Reed's dynamic work on the drums! The approach here reminds us a bit of Ornette Coleman on Atlantic Records – and despite the presence of Matthew Shipp on piano on a few tracks, the format is somewhat familiar – almost a harmelodic wrapping of bass, drums, and reeds – from a core quartet that also includes Jason Roebke on bass, Tim Haldeman on tenor, and Greg Ward on alto. The trumpet of Marquis Hill joins the group on three tracks – and titles include "Wonderland", "Jackie's Tune", "A New Kind Of Dance", "Kwela For Taylor", "The Star Crossed Lovers", and "Fear Not Of Man". CD

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Sleep Party PeopleLingering ... CD
Joyful Noise, 2017. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Street PeopleJennifer Tomkins ... LP
Musicor, 1968. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and some pen on both sides.)

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Street PeopleStreet People (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Vigor/Solid (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $22.99
Uptempo east coast club soul – not entirely disco, and more like the indie work of the immediate generation before – a time when groups were picking up their groove a bit more than before, creating some lean, soulful tempos for the dancefloor! Arrangements are by Bert DeCoteaux and Charlie Cailello – both of whom bring a lot more professional polish to the record than you might expect – kind of a New York take on the Philly sound of the early 70s, and one that must have been mighty popular on the Boroughs dancefloors a the time! Titles include "Wanna Spend My Whole Life With You Baby", "Liberated Lady", "You're The Girl That I Love", "Flippin A Coin", "Never Get Enough Of Your Love", and "Gotta Get Back With You". CD features bonus tracks – the unreleased "Just Makin Love" and "Why You Wanna Make Me Lonely", plus "Never Get Enough Of Your Love (single version)". CD

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Village PeopleCan't Stop The Music ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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