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Syl JohnsonBack For A Taste Of Your Love ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $12.99
A great second-chapter effort from the legendary Syl Johnson – a sweet little record in which Johnson's raw vocals come into play with the tighter, warmer sound of Hi Records – with amazing results that have made the album a classic for years! The blend here is great – as Johnson's trademark crackle is still very much in place, but the production by Willie Mitchell really helps give him a lot of focus too – especially on some of the more heartfelt numbers, which come across here with a sensual force that Syl might never have hit on his own. Syl wrote a number of the tracks himself too – and titles include "I'm Yours", "Feelin' Frisky", "I Hate I Walked Away", "Wind Blow Her Back My Way", "I Let A Good Girl Go", and "The Love You Left Behind". CD
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Syl JohnsonBack For A Taste Of Your Love ... LP
Hi Records, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 15.99
A great second-chapter effort from the legendary Syl Johnson – a sweet little record in which Johnson's raw vocals come into play with the tighter, warmer sound of Hi Records – with amazing results that have made the album a classic for years! The blend here is great – as Johnson's trademark crackle is still very much in place, but the production by Willie Mitchell really helps give him a lot of focus too – especially on some of the more heartfelt numbers, which come across here with a sensual force that Syl might never have hit on his own. Syl wrote a number of the tracks himself too – and titles include "I'm Yours", "Feelin' Frisky", "I Hate I Walked Away", "Wind Blow Her Back My Way", "I Let A Good Girl Go", and "The Love You Left Behind". LP, Vinyl record album
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Syl JohnsonBack For A Taste Of Your Love ... LP
Hi Records, 1973. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A great second-chapter effort from the legendary Syl Johnson – a sweet little record in which Johnson's raw vocals come into play with the tighter, warmer sound of Hi Records – with amazing results that have made the album a classic for years! The blend here is great – as Johnson's trademark crackle is still very much in place, but the production by Willie Mitchell really helps give him a lot of focus too – especially on some of the more heartfelt numbers, which come across here with a sensual force that Syl might never have hit on his own. Syl wrote a number of the tracks himself too – and titles include "I'm Yours", "Feelin' Frisky", "I Hate I Walked Away", "Wind Blow Her Back My Way", "I Let A Good Girl Go", and "The Love You Left Behind". LP, Vinyl record album
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Back For A Taste Of Your Love ... LP 12.99

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonComplete Mythology (4CD set) ... CD
Numero, Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $29.99
A really really amazing package – the full story of the early years of Syl Johnson – one of the funkiest soul singers to ever come from Chicago! Syl's music has become the stuff of legend over the years – initially collected in rare funky 45s and two even rarer albums – then sampled heavily, compiled frequently, and spun out to a huge global audience that Johnson never had back in the day. Yet throughout the years, things were never done properly – and certainly with any sense of history or continuity that would unite the music – until now. The box and booklet alone are completely beautiful – the latter filled with vintage photos, personal recollections by Syl, and some great Numero writing – not to mention much-needed details on the recordings within. The CDs come in a very cool LP-styled jacket – and the whole thing slides together as sweetly as the funky music within. None of the Hi Records material is included – just material from labels that include Twilight/Twinight, King/Federal, Shama, TMP/Ting, Zachron, One-Derful, Cha Cha, Special Agent, and P-Vine – including a number of tracks never issued before. CD
(Finally on CD!)

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonConcrete Reservation/Together, Forever ... 7-inch
Twinight, Late 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
Excellent Twinight material from Syl Johnson backed by Pieces Of Peace– filled with the kind of deep soul that still makes him a favorite after all these years, and with a nice dash of Chicago funk thrown into the mix! "Concrete Reservation"'s got a nice bass-y groove to it, and the kind of deep soul feel you'd expect from Syl! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Syl JohnsonDiamond In The Rough (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. Used ... $11.99
The great Syl Johnson – doing his thing for Hi Records on a record that's more shiny diamond than it is rough – his second album for the label and a truly underappreciated gem from the Chi soul great! Diamond In The Rough is a much sweeter set of tunes than Syl's Chicago work on Twinight, with warmer production by southern soul guru Willie Mitchell to keep his sound much more in the Memphis soul camp – but still a nice album of bluesy stoked sweetness, and proof that Syl was one of the better talents on the Hi label. Titles include "Keeping Down Confusion", "Let Yourself Go", "Could I Be Falling In Love", "Stuck In Chicago", and "I Hear The Love Chimes", "Please, Don't Give Up On Me" and "Diamond In The Rough". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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Syl JohnsonDo You Know What Soul Is ... LP
Numero, 1960s. New Copy ... $12.99
Do you know what soul is? Whether you do or not, this incredible collection of Syl Johnson singles cut for for various small labels back in the day is a prime place to find it! The set is a wonderful collection of the raw, hard soul singles Syl recorded in the 60s for a variety of small Chicago labels, really cutting his teeth as independent singer, songwriter, producer triple threat here after some stellar early singles for Federal and before his underground funky soul LP classics a little later on. Amazing stuff! Titles include "She's Alright", "I Know", "This Heart Of Mine", "Half A Love", "Do You Know What Love Is", "Do You Know What Love Is", "Things Ain't Right", "Surrounded", "Falling In Love Again", "I've Been Talked About", "Straight Love, No Chaser" and "I've Got To Get Over". 14 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album

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Syl JohnsonDresses Too Short ... LP
Twinight/Numero, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 18.99
The funkiest album that Syl Johnson ever recorded – filled with short, tight cuts that play more like a stack of funky 45s than the standard soul album of the time! The record draws from the great run of singles that Syl cut for Twinight Records at the end of the 60s – some of the hardest soul coming out of Chicago at the time, with a gritty feel that's right up there with some of James Brown's best late 60s work – or even better, some of the other obscure acts working in the American underground at the time. A few tunes are familiar from their popularity as classic 45s – but the album's got lots more wonderful numbers that are lesser-known – and all of them are great! Titles include the classic Syl Johnson sample cut "Different Strokes" – plus "Dresses Too Short", "I Can Take Care of Business", "Soul Drippin", "Sorry Bout Dat", "Same Kind Of Thing", and "Come On Sock It To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful reissue – with great vinyl, and a very heavy cover!)

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonIs it Because I'm Black ... LP
Twinight, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $399.99
One of the best-ever soul albums to come out of Chicago – and it may well be one of the best soul albums ever! The set's the deepest that Syl Johnson ever recorded – and it takes all the hard, raw soul he forged on previous funky 45s – and spins it out in longer album format – with some wicked backings that more than keep up the funk from before, but which also help Johnson deepen the message of his tunes! The political vibe of the album comes through right away in the striking cover and title – and the title track is a 7 and a half minute gem – one of the boldest songs ever about disempowerment. Backings are by Jimmy Jones & The Pieces Of Peace – who really keep the sound deep throughout – and in addition to the classic title track "Is It Because I'm Black", other tunes include "Right On", "Together Forever", "Concrete Reservation", "Walk A Mile In My Shoes", "Black Balloons", and "I'm Talkin About Freedom". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Record and cover are great!)

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Syl JohnsonMs Fine Brown Frame/Keep On Lovin Me/You Don't Have To Go (Boardwalk) ... 12-inch
Boardwalk, 1982. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Syl's last big record – a sweet bluesy groover for the clubs, with a bit of an older feel to it. "Ms Fine Brown Frame" was written with General Crook, who also produced and arranged. Backing on all tracks is by the James Cotton group. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Syl JohnsonMy Funky Funky Band ... LP
Twinight/Numero, Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99
A vintage cover for some vintage grooves – the kind of funky soul tracks that made Syl Johnson one of the hardest-hitting talents on the Chicago soul scene at the end of the 70s – one with enough raw soul power to be a sort of James Brown for the Windy City! The work here represents Johnson really hitting his stride at the Twinight label – still holding onto some of the bluesier currents of his roots, but also working with larger charts and hipper grooves – including some great instrumentation by his funky funky band! Titles include "My Funky band", "I Resign", "Send Me Some Lovin", "Love Condition", "Going To The Shack", "Take Me Back", "I Take Care Of Homework", and "Double Whammy". LP, Vinyl record album

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Syl JohnsonTwilight & Twinight Masters Collection ... CD
Collectables, Late 60s. Used ... $7.99
A nice set of funky soul tracks by the great Syl Johnson – and believe it or not, one that has a different listing than some of the other CDs of his Twilight/Twinight work that we've carried! Apparently, some of this stuff's from singles, and it features nice tracks that weren't on the LPs. Titles include "Try Me", "Sorry Bout Dat", "Ode To A Soul Man", "I Can Take Care of Business", "Is It Because I'm Black", "Get Ready", and "Together, Forever". CD

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Syl JohnsonUptown Shakedown (with bonus download) ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... On June 2, 2017
A different sound than usual for Syl Johnson – but a record that still has loads of those amazing vocals we love from Syl! The style's mostly modern soul – with a tightness that's different from the grit of earlier Johnson albums – that mode in which other singers of the time were tightening up their bag too. The approach works especially well on the midtempo groovers – which have the bite of Johnson's vocals providing a great contrast tot he smoother grooves of the instrumentation – in ways that really deepen the feel of the tunes, but in ways that are very different than classic work from Syl. Titles include "Mystery Lady", "Blue Water", "Who's Gonna Love You", "You're The Star Of The Show", "Gimme Little Sign", and a 9 minute "Otis Redding Medley". LP, Vinyl record album

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Syl JohnsonWe Do It Together ... LP
Shama/Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Not an original album by Syl Johnson, but a great little set that brings together some of his coolest cuts from his best years on record – a time when he was hitting new modes that made him one of the hippest singers on the Chicago soul scene! The music has lots of righteous currents in the groove – almost the same sort of vibe that Curtis Mayfield was hitting at Curtom on some of the grooviest cuts, mixed with some deeper soul elements that showcase Johnson's previous modes – all wrapped up here in a sweet batch of 16 tracks that include "Kiss By Kiss", "Thank You Baby", "We Do It Together", "That's Why", "Annie Got Hot Pants Power", "Hot Pants Lady", "Wiggle In Your Hips", "Let's Start All Over Again", and "Trying To Get To You". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonDifferent Strokes/Sorry Bout 'Dat ... 7-inch
Twilight, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic! The breakbeat on the intro to "Different Strokes" has been sampled more times than we can count, and back in the 80's, it was still a tough one to find in the original. Here it is, served up on an original Twilight pressing (pre-Twinight) – along with a nice hard soul track on the flipside, written by Jo Armstead. 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonGet Ready/Same Kind Of Thing ... 7-inch
Twinight, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tight hard popcorn soul from Syl! Both cuts have a nice hard sound – in the best manner of Syl's classic funky work on Twinight! "Get Ready" is a cover of the big hit, but done nice and soulfully by Syl – and "Same Kind of Thing" is deep Chicago soul, with the roots firmly planted in the west side! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Syl JohnsonMy Gift ... LP
Federal/Numero, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A perfect snapshot of early Syl Johnson – with all the 45 sides he cut for Federal at the very end of the 50s and into the first couple years of the 60s! This is incredibly prescient work, building off the formative bedrock of late 50s rhythm & blues, while paving the way for gritty but beautiful soul to come! Even at this early point in his career, Syl's voice is a mature vessel for raw emotion. What a gift it is! Includes Syl's smoking cover of James Brown's "Please, Please, Please", "Teardrops", "They Who Love", "Lonely Man", "His Gift", "I've Got To Find My Baby", "She's So Fine – I Just Gotta Make Her Mine", "I Wanna Know", "Well Oh Well", "I'm Looking For My Baby" and more. 14 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Syl Johnson/Kendra MorrisEverybody Needs Love/Seaside ... 7-inch
Wax Poetics, 2010. Used (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
 
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Sly JohnsonMic Buddah ... CD
Heavenly Sweetness (France), 2015. Used ... $7.99
That's Sly Johnson – not Syl Johnson, the Chicago soul singer – but this Johnson's definitely got an approach that lives up to the classic soul style of the cover! The music's a wonderful mix of deep soul vocals and contemporary production that owes a fair bit to hip hop as well – the kind of cool, crisp sound we're used to hearing from the American underground – but which comes across equally well here on a set recorded in Paris! There's definitely a few rhymes on the set, but Sly's approach is to sing instead of speak on most numbers – over heavy beats, nicely crispy rhythms, and some sweet wider washes of soulful sounds! The set features guest instrumentation from Erik Truffaz and Magic Malik – but Johnson's clearly the star of the set, and shines wonderfully on tunes that include "Magique", "All The Time", "Les Fleurs Du Mal", "Music", "Wet", "Good Morning", "Simply Beautiful", "Womenarium", and "Nasty Girl". CD

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✨✧ VariousSuper Breaks – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... CD
BGP/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Way more than just a typical collection of rare funk and soul – as the selections here not only meet the stunningly high standards of the BGP label – but they've also been sampled in more recent years for hip hop records and other contemporary recordings! Essentially, you've got the best of both worlds – vintage funk from the late 60s and early 70s – brought together in a great collection – and work that's gone onto form the blueprint for contemporary urban sounds as well – which means you'll probably recognize some or part of most of these songs from their use in more contemporary recordings. Nearly every cut's been sampled at least more than once – and titles include "Blind Alley" by The Emotions, "Chick A Boom" by Pazant Brothers, "Eva" by Jean Jacques Perry, "Walk Tall" by Cannonball Adderley, "Baby Let Me Take You In My Arms" by Detroit Emeralds, "Bouncy Lady" by Pleasure, "Tramp" by Lowell Fulson, "Take Yo Praise" by Camille Yarbrough, "Thinking Single" by The Counts, "Different Strokes" by Syl Johnson, "Ike's Mood" by Isaac Hayes, "What A Man" by Linda Lynell, and "Smokey Joe's La La" by Googie Rene. Funky funky! CD

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✨✧ Renaldo DominoLet Me Come Within/I'm A Good Man ... 7-inch
Twinight, Late 60s. Good ... $19.99
Beautiful! Renaldo Domino was one of the lesser-known singers on Syl Johnson's Twinight label, but his singles are some of the best ones the label ever put out. "Let Me Come Within" is an excellent funk track that starts with good hard drums, then leaps into a very catchy Chicago kind of groove. The flip's very nice too, and is a good soul track with production by Syl Johnson. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a name in marker.)

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Willie MabonI'm The Fixer ... LP
USA/P-Vine (Japan), Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $38.99
Really great work from singer Willie Mabon – best known as a Chicago bluesman from the 50s, but an artist who's in even more soulful territory on these sublime sides from the 60s! Willie's got a quality here that really links together Chicago's blues and soul traditions – in a vibe that prefaces later work by singers like Tyrone Davis or Syl Johnson, but shares their similar sense of deep roots and modern swing. Mabon's a hell of a charismatic force on all these cuts – a singer really ripe for rediscovery, especially on this overlooked stretch of his career. The work was all done for the excellent USA label, and shares the genre-stepping quality of much of that imprint's best music – and titles include "Some More", "Something For Nothing", "Just Got Some", "I'm The Fixer", "Somebody Gotta Pay", and "Lover Gal". LP, Vinyl record album

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Magic SamBlack Magic ... LP
Delmark, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 15.99
Rough-edged blues from the west side of Chicago – a stone classic from the mighty Magic Sam – a player who was taken from us all too soon! On the west side, they mix plenty of soul in with their blues – and you can definitely hear that on this stone smoker – a record that has roots in the same scene as Syl Johnson, whose modes definitely creep into the groove at times! Sam's combo here is mighty nice – with Eddie Shaw on tenor, Lafayette Leake on piano, and Mighty Joe Young on guitar – and titles include "Stop You're Hurting Me", "Easy Baby", "What Have I Done Wrong", "It's All Your Fault", "You Belong To Me", "You Don't Love Me Baby", and "San Jose". LP, Vinyl record album

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Southern Faith SingersGood News ... LP
Shama, 1980s. Very Good ... $9.99
Produced by Syl Johnson. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSoul Selection ... LP
Hubbub (UK), 1970s. Very Good+ ... $18.99
An early entry in the rare groove compilation genre – from the excellent Hubbub label – one of the first to really do a great job of pulling together well-licensed tracks! The whole set list is great – and titles include the fantastic Roy Ayers-produced "Remember To Remember" by Rick Holmes – plus "Do You Really Love Me" by Janice Bullock, "Help is On The Way" by The Whatnauts, "Last Night Changed It All" by Esther Williams, "Is It Because I'm Black" by Syl Johnson, "Now That I Have You" by Tommy McGee, "Do You Believe In Fate" by Sir John Roberts, and "Hang On In There" by Mike James Kirkland. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ OV WrightHi Records Single Collection ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not just singles from the great OV Wright – but also a few live tracks and rare demo titles as well! OV's a hell of a singer – one with a voice that matches all the best on the southern scene of the time – and a great companion to some of the best deep soul material on the Hi Records label by artists like Otis Clay or Syl Johnson. And like both of them, Wright had recorded previously, but was able to find a new sort of presence at Hi – a more mature mode and sparkling Memphis production that really brought the most out of his wonderful vocals! Two of the tracks here – "Rhymes" and "Without You" – were only ever singles for Hi, and never came out on album. Two more demo tracks are wonderful – "A Fool Can't See The Light" and "I'm Gonna Be A Big Man Someday" – both very good numbers recorded with a grittier feel than usual. CD also features the cuts "Into Something", "The Time We Have", "Precious Precious", "The Bottom Line", and "We're Still Together" – plus live tracks that include "Love & Happiness", "Ace Of Spades", and "Precious Precious". CD

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✨✧ VariousBreaks – Original B-Boy Street Funk & Block Party Classics – 15th Anniversary Crystal Edition ... CD
Harmless (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A jam packed collection of classic funk that formed the bedrock of the hip hop revolution – iconic breakbeat material and straight up funky treasures – a 2CD set compied by Dean Rudland! This new set celebrates the great earlier Breaks series on Harmless with a nice mix of numbers that are as classic as can be to beat diggers, but only recoginizable for the sampled bits to younger and more mainstream listeners, plus better-remembered classics that are just as important . The set features tracks by Mohawks, Liquid Liquid, Al Green, Taana Gardner, Last Poets, Funkadelic, Cymande, MFSB, Brick, Syl Johnson, The O'Jays, Average White Band and many more. 31 tracks on 2CDs: "The Champ" by Mohawks, "Space Funk" by Manzel, "Get Down With The Philly Sound" by MFSB, "Love And Happiness" by Al Green, "The Message" by Cymande, "Groovin'" by Willie Mitchell, "Tramp" by Lowell Fulsom, "Here I Go Again" by Jean Plum and many more. CD

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✨✧ VariousSuper Breaks – Essential Funk, Soul & Jazz Samples and Breakbeats ... LP
BGP/Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Way more than just a typical collection of rare funk and soul – as the selections here not only meet the stunningly high standards of the BGP label – but they've also been sampled in more recent years for hip hop records and other contemporary recordings! Essentially, you've got the best of both worlds – vintage funk from the late 60s and early 70s – brought together in a great collection – and work that's gone onto form the blueprint for contemporary urban sounds as well – which means you'll probably recognize some or part of most of these songs from their use in more contemporary recordings. Nearly every cut's been sampled at least more than once – and titles include "Blind Alley" by The Emotions, "Chick A Boom" by Pazant Brothers, "Eva" by Jean Jacques Perry, "Walk Tall" by Cannonball Adderley, "Baby Let Me Take You In My Arms" by Detroit Emeralds, "Bouncy Lady" by Pleasure, "Tramp" by Lowell Fulson, "Take Yo Praise" by Camille Yarbrough, "Thinking Single" by The Counts, "Different Strokes" by Syl Johnson, "Ike's Mood" by Isaac Hayes, "What A Man" by Linda Lynell, and "Smokey Joe's La La" by Googie Rene. Funky funky! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Johnny MooreLonely Heart In The City ... CD
Grapevine (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sockin soul from an under-heard Chicago legend! Johnny Moore was one of the best deep soul singers in the Windy City scene of the late 60s – but an artist who only ever recorded singles across a variety of labels, so he's not as well remembered as album-oriented artists, like Syl Johnson or Tyrone Davis. Not that that's a problem, though – because in some way, it means that a CD like this is even more essential than finding the original vinyl! The set's really wonderful – and features Johnny belting out a huge range of original tunes – all with a care, confidence, and soulful depth that makes us wonder why he wasn't huge! The first-ever set like this of Johnny's work – with a total of 25 tracks, and great notes. Titles include "Lonely Heart In The City", "It May Be Tears Of Joy", "Sold On You", "You're The One To Blame", "It's All Over", "Just Be For Real", "That's What You Said", "What More Can I Do", "Spend The Rest Of My Life", and "Baby If You Let Me". CD

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✨✧ VariousWelcome To The Club – Tough Blues & R&B Shuffles From Chicago's West Side ... CD
King/Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great collection of work from the underside of the Chicago recording scene of the 60s – tracks from the rougher, bluesier west side scene of the time! The work on the set comes from the Federal/King catalog, and not from Chicago labels – and most of it was produced by Sonny Thompson, in a style that's like his own R&B work, which always played big with Chicago crowds during the period. Most of the tunes date from the early 60s, but follow in modes that have lots of rougher 50s touches – often recorded with some nice echoey production that does a really great job of bringing out the looser spirit of the work. Titles include "I Resign From Your Love" and "Well Oh Well" by Syl Johnson, "Gibble Gobble" and "Got A Feelin" by Willie Wright & The Sparklers, "You're Welcome To The Club" and "When You Move You Lose" by Lee Shot Williams, "Twist Like This" and "I Was Gone" by Eddie Clearwater, "How Long Has It Been" by Jesse Anderson, and "I'm Tired Of Being Tossed Around" by Danny Overbea. CD

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✨✧ Ken BootheBest Of Ken Boothe ... CD
Trojan (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
One of the most soulful voices in Jamaican music – presented here in a wonderful collection that includes some of Ken Boothe's early rocksteady material, then runs through his bigger famous cuts of the 70s! Ken wasn't nearly as big a hit over here as artists like Jimmy Cliff or Bob Marley, but his vocals here easily match theirs for sheer, raw, soulful power – and maybe show an even more direct inspiration from American music, especially on the earlier cuts – or his great covers of cuts by artists like Syl Johnson and Bill Withers. Boothe can also sing as sweetly with a groove as his bigger 70s reggae counterparts, but knows how to draw an edge when the song calls for it – and this 40 track set is overflowing with Trojan Records gems from the vocalist – with titles that include "Crying Over You", "Freedom Street", "Satta Massagana", "Nature Planned It", "Everything I Own", "Silver Words", "I Wish It Could Be Peaceful Again", "Drums Of Freedom", "Grandma", "Moving Away", "I'm Not For Sale", "Somewhere", "Ain't No Sunshine", "Is It Because I'm Black", "So Nice", "It's Gonna Take A Miracle", "You Left The Water Running", "Live Good", "Your Feeling & Mine", "Left With A Broken Heart", and "You're No Good". CD
 
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Cam'ronPurple Haze ... LP
Roc-A-Fella, 2004. Near Mint- 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Includes "More Gansta Music" feat Juelz Santana, "Get Down", "Killa Cam", "Down And Out" feat Kanye West & Syleena Johnson, "Harlem Streets", "Soap Opera", "Bubble Music", "Get 'Em Girls" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(On purple vinyl, including the insert! Cover has a promo sticker on the back.)

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✨✧ VariousLegacy Of NuSoul (3CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 90s/2000s. New Copy 3CD ... $12.99
Call it what you want – Nu Soul, Neo Soul, or just plain ol' contemporary soul – the sound of R&B has changed a lot in the past decade or two, as you'll hear in this wonderful batch of tracks! The collection is heavy on work from the Sony and RCA catalogs – and includes a fair bit of the best acts to break big from the underground, then find a huge audience in the mainstream – and there's some especially great tracks from the 90s, back when this movement first got going, but before anyone thought to give it a label. 3CD set features 32 tracks in all – and titles include "Heavenly Daughter (soul inside mix)" by Kwesi, "Is It Possible" by Raheem DeVaughn, "Stick Up Kid" by Lyfe Jennings, "I Won't" by Alica Keys, "Hopeless" by Dionne Farris, "Just What It Takes (human rhythm rmx)" by Kenny Lattimore, "She Don't Have To Know" by John Legend, "Still Believe In Love" by Jacksoul, "I Am Your Woman (summertime rmx radio)" by Syleena Johnson, "Get Up" by Amel Larrieux, "So Good" by Davina feat Raekwon, "If I Had You" by Frankie, "You Will Rise" by Sweetback, "Oh Girl" by Raphael Saadiq, "Finer Things" by Jon B feat Nas, "Charlene" by Anthony Hamilton, "Matrimony Maybe You" by Maxwell, "Inside My Love" by Trina Broussard, "Don't You Forget It" by Glenn Lewis, "Nature Of A Man" by Heather Headley, "I Can't Help It" by Davina, "Need You" by 7 Sons Of Soul, and "Guess Who Loves You More" by Raheem DeVaughn. CD

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✨✧ Kanye WestAll Falls Down (clean, dirty, acapella) ... 12-inch
Roc-A-Fella, 2004. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Syleena Johnson. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ SoulfingerLife, Love, & Passion ... CD
Sweet Soul (Japan), 2015. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great sounds from Soulfinger – a special project that takes classic soul tunes and updates them for a new generation – with help from a range of great singers who include Angela Johnson, Anthony David, Leela James, Jaguar Wright, Stephanie McKay, Kathy Sledge, Syleena Johnson, and others! The vibe here is often in a late 60s/early 70s mode, but with more contemporary instrumentation and production – not just an easy retro soul mode, but a revival of the great spirit of these tunes in a fresh coat of colors. Titles include remakes of "Love Changes", "Message From The Soul Sisters", "Turn Back The Hands Of Time", "Tupelo Honey", "To Know You Is The Love You", "I Just Wanna Be There", "Love The One You're With", and "All I Do". CD

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VariousCole Slaw Music Club – A Rhythm & Blues Revue ... CD
Cree (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.99
Hard-grooving R&B from a host of hip talents from the 50s – music that's a bit blues, a bit jazz, and which goes past the obvious tunes you'd usually find on a collection like this! The cuts were chosen by the folks at the Cole Slaw Club in Germany – a specialist spot to step to old school grooves like these – and the sounds are a very cool mix of jukebox jive, groovy instrumentals, and some deeper-voiced tunes that really give the collection a lot of depth! The collection's not afraid to step between different genres in search of a swinging groove – in the best Bear Family/Cree Records style – and titles include "I Changed My Mind Jack" by Jo Ann Campbell, "Spider In The Web" by The Dooley Sisters, "Big John" by Richard Berry, "The Sneak" by Jimmy Oliver's Orchestra, "Salome Twist" by The Carroll Brothers, "Talk About Me" by Screamin Jay Hawkins, "Sugar Diabetes" by Eddie Banks, "Stolen Love" by Miss Lavell, "Sweet Little Love Like You" by Al Brown & The Tune Toppers, "Dance Of The Goony Bird" by Pat Miller, "Summertime" by Sylvia Mora, and "My Old Man" by Buddy & Ella Johnson. CD

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✨✧ MozartLa Clemenza Di Tito – Anthony Rolfe Johnson/Anne Sofie Von Otter/Sylvia McNair/Julia Varady/John Eliot Gardiner/Monteverdi Choir/English Ba ... CD
Archiv Produktion, 1991. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Includes original book and slipcase.)

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✨✧ George DukeAura Will Prevail ... CD
MPS (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The aura here is spreading wide – as George Duke really grows his sound strongly from the early years, and takes hold of a whole host of cosmic influences! The record's one of Duke's biggest for MPS – a beautiful balance between jazzy fusion and spacey soul – served up with help from an array of great singers and players from the west coast scene. Duke's still stretching out plenty on keyboards – but never in a too-jamming, too-indulgent way – always sensitive enough to never mess up the groove, and always with a sense of space and timing that never showed up this well in his later records. Players include Airto on percussion, Alphonso Johnson on bass, Ndugu Chancler on drums, and Duke himself on more keyboards than we could ever hope to list here! Vocals are by Sylvia St James, Gee Janzen, and Kathy Woehrle – as well as Duke himself – and titles include "Foosh", "For Love", "Uncle Remus", "Fools", "The Aura", "Enchinda's Arf", "Floop De Loop", and "Dawn". CD
(K2 HD Pro Mastering pressing!)
 
 
 



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