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✨✧ Willie Banks & The MessengersGod's Goodness ... LP
HSE, Early/Mid 70s. Good ... $3.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover looks nice.)

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✨✧ Robert Blair & The Fantastic ViolinairesGod Has A Blessing Waiting For You ... LP
Air, 1988. Very Good ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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BlancmangeGod's Kitchen/I've Seen The World ... 12-inch
Decca, 1982. Very Good+ ... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Blue In HeavenAll The God's Men ... LP
Island, 1986. Near Mint- ... $0.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Brand NubianIn God We Trust ... LP
Rush/Elektra, 1992. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $21.99
Early 90s greatness from Brand Nubian! Once Puba left the group, we were all ready for this sophomore effort to just fall flat. But Sadat X and Lord Jamar aquit themselves nicely on the mic, and the beats are head-noddingly satisfying too, no doubt due to Dante Ross's guidance. And they don't let up on their hardcore 5% stance either. Classic! Includes the classic singles "Allah U Akbar", "Love Me Or Leave Me Alone" and "Punks Jump Up To Get Beat Down", plus "Travel Jam", "Steal Ya 'Ho", "Steady Bootleggin'", "Black Star Line", "Meaning Of The 5%", "Ain't No Mystery", "Pass The Gat", 'Allah & Justice", "The Godz. . .", "Brand Nubian Rock The Set" and "Black & Blue". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kenny BurrellGod Bless The Child (remastered edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
CTI, 1971. Used Gatefold ... $7.99
A stone classic from Kenny Burrell – a record that brought the guitarist to a whole new audience, with a wonderful sound that's a perfect summation of CTI at its best! The vibe here is perfect – spare, airy guitar lines from Burrell – playing with a freer style than usual, although with all of the deep soul of before – in ways that are a bit like the early Wes Montgomery material for CTI, but taken to the next level with a more sophisticated set of backdrops too! Don Sebesky handled arrangements, Freddie Hubbard solos alongside Kenny, and many track shave some mighty nice electric piano, too. Titles include funky track "Love Is The Answer", and mellower tunes "Child Is Born", "Do What You Gotta Do", and "Be Yourself". CD also includes the bonus tracks "A Child Is Born (alternate)", "Lost In The Stars", and "Ballad Of The Sad Young Men". CD

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Chi-Lites(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People ... LP
Brunswick, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Seminal work from one of the 70s greatest groups! The band had always been great at love songs and uptempo numbers – but this record has them moving into more righteous area, picking up on some of the more socially conscious soul of their generation that had been working its way up the charts. The album features excellent production by Chi-Lite Eugene Record, who also wrote a lot of the material – plus arrangements by Tom Tom and Sonny Sanders. Great stuff all around, with the righteous social tunes "(For God's Sake) Give More Power to The People", "Trouble's A Comin", and "We Are Neighbors" – plus classic love songs "Have You Seen Her" and "Love Uprising", which are still kind of the band's strongest point. Loads more great stuff on this one, the album that helped the second wave of Chicago soul break out into the international market! LP, Vinyl record album

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Current 93Swastikas For Noddy/Crooked Crosses For The Nodding God ... LP
LAYLAH/Spheres (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A really great package – one that brings together the legendary Swastikas for Noddy album by Current 93 – plus its partner record Crooked Crosses For The Nodding God! The core record is one of the greatest moments ever from Current 93 – and a record that showed that the group had far more musicality than we might have expected from their more noise-heavy records! The approach here is a weird, twisted variation on British acid folk – filtered very strongly through a Wicker Man aesthetic, but with an even creepier vibe overall – as David Tibet and crew have no problem turning their talents towards a variety of spooky subjects! The songs feel ancient, but they get this even weirder 80s underground presentation – in a mix of traditional instrumentation on acoustic guitar, harmonium, cello, harpsichord, and other older instruments – layered with slight currents of noise and weird effects all put together by Tibet and David P. Performers include Boyd Rice, Steven Stapleton, Rose McDowall, and HOH – and titles include the sublime "Coal Black Smith", plus "One Eye North", "Benediction", "Panzer Rune", "Black Flowers Please", "Scarlet Woman", "Since Yesterday", "The Stair Song", and "Summer Of Love". Crooked Crosses For The Nodding God is essentially a reworking of the Swastikas album – re-recorded, re-mixed, and re-structured – but with a wonderfully similar vibe! LP, Vinyl record album
(Great pressing – on heavy colored vinyl, and with insert!)

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Aretha FranklinTrouble In Mind/God Bless This Child ... 7-inch
Columbia, 1962. Very Good- ... $1.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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GODLimited EP ... 12-inch
God (UK), 1994. Very Good+ ... $6.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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GodMy Pal/Jackwoman/Nunhammer ... 7-inch
Festival/Warner (Australia), 1987. Near Mint- (pic cover, reissue)... $6.99
7-inch, Vinyl record

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Blind Willie JohnsonPraise God I'm Satisfied (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Yazoo, Late 20s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
He may be blind, but he's plenty satisfied – and so are we, with this excellent package of rare 78rpm recordings from Willie Johnson! The sound quality is great – which is important, as Willie's got a style of guitar that's almost lighter in tone than some of his contemporaries – a deft thinness that really comes through well in this presentation of the music, really showing his skill on the strings. Vocals are surprisingly raw at points, making for a real contrast to the guitar – and titles include "I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole", "Praise God I'm Satisfied", "Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground", "When The War Was On", and "Mother's Children Have A Hard Time". LP, Vinyl record album

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Otis G JohnsonEverything – God Is Love 78 ... LP
Numero, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 16.98
Otis Johnson may well be the Timmy Thomas of gospel music – as here, he's working with just spare organ lines and rhythm machine – in a way that gives most of these tracks the raw, personal feel of Timmy's classic "Why Can't We Live Together"! The overall sound is a bit more rough – given that Otis was working in a small Michigan studio, and not the TK scene in Miami – but the album's definitely got that slow-stepping feel we love in Timmy's early music – and the vocals echo out with this personal sense of yearning that's mighty great – and quite different than the bolder, confident sound you'd hear in more mainstream gospel recordings. The album's a damn enigma, and a great one too – and titles include "All Thing", "Come Back", "Your Day", "He's The Way", and "Time To Go Home". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great packaging too – with a heavy tip-on cover, and a sweet rice paper obi!)

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Demian Kappenstein + DJ IllvibeChristopher Rumble God's Command ... LP
Jazzwerkstatt (Germany), 2012. Sealed ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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KilldozerGod Hears Pleas Of The Innocent ... CD
Touch & Go, 1995. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Benny MardonesThank God For Girls ... LP
Private Stock, 1978. Very Good ... $1.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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MC LyteRide Wit Me (clean, album, inst, acapella)/God Said Lyte (clean, album, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
iMusic, 2002. Near Mint- ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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PaxPax – May God & Your Will Land You & Your Soul Miles Away From Evil ... CD
Background (UK), Late 60s. Used ... $13.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Billy PrestonThat's The Way God Planned It (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Apple (Japan), 1969. Used ... $24.99
Righteous churchy soul from Billy Preston – with all the cliches and flourishes that made him a hit with the kids back in the old days! George Harrison produced, and that aspect of the record is perhaps its strongest – as Preston come across in the heavy wall of sound mode used by The Beatles at the end of their career, and Harrison at the beginning of his. Titles include "Keep It To Yourself", "Hey Brother", "What About You?", "This Is It", and a two-part reading of "That's The Way God Planned It". CD features 3 bonus tracks – "Through All Times", "As I Get Older", and an alternate take of "That's The Way God Planned It". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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Sex PistolsGod Save The Queen (karaoke version)/Press Conference ... CD
Virgin (UK), 1996. Used ... $3.99
CD
(Promotional release.)
 
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Axis:SovaEarly Surf ... LP
God, 2015. Near Mint- ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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ChumleyAll-Right Single – Black Scarf/Allison Davis ... 7-inch
My Pal God, 1994. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
7-inch, Vinyl record

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We RagazziSuicide Sound System ... CD
My Pal God, 1999. Used ... $0.99
CD

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✨✧ SwansGreat Annihilator ... LP
Young God, 1994. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small tear in the top seam.)
 
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Mose AllisonMose Allison Takes To The Hills ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Incredible stuff – and Mose Allison at his finest! The record's got a rough and hard-grooving quality that surpasses even Allison's other albums for Prestige and Columbia from the time – an almost bluesy approach that comes out in the style of the recording – which features more rougher edges and room noise, and also a fair bit of Mose's own mumbling and humming along with his piano! Of course, it's Mose's actual vocals that really make the set work – but there's also a nice equal focus on his piano work too, plus some great support backing that includes Addison Farmer and Henry Grimes on bass, and Paul Motian and Osie Johnson on drums. Titles include "Baby Please Don't Go", "Back On The Corner", "Life Is Suicide", "Mad With You", "I Ain't God Nobody", and "I Love The Life I Live". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl pressing on Pure Pleasure.)

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PP ArnoldKafunta (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Immediate/JVC (Japan), 1968. Used ... $34.99
A classic set of British soul by PP Arnold – LA native, and a onetime member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue who ended up staying behind in the UK after a mid 60s tour! The album's got a very interesting approach that's quite a bit more sophisticated than the sound of the Ike Turner group – with production by Andrew Loog Oldham, and rich arrangements by Tony Meehan that float in bits of Brit easy, and full-styled 60s pop orchestrations, alongside more righteous straighter soul backings. Titles include "Kafunta One & Two", "Letter To Bill", "Dreamin", "To Love Somebody", and a great version of "God Only Knows". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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William BellWow/Bound To Happen ... CD
Stax, 1969/1971. Used ... $8.99
Late 60s magic from William Bell – two tremendous albums on a single CD! Wow is a record that definitely earns the "wow" in its title – as it makes us sit up and take new notice of William Bell's talents! Although Bell's best known for his earliest Memphis hits, he really changed a lot near the end of the 60s – evolving into a hipper, more mature singer capable of reaching new heights with his vocals – and touching on themes that go way beyond the early years. Part of the strength of the record is also due to the production – a full, proud effort helmed by Al Bell – and featuring contributions from a galaxy of Memphis and Muscle Shoals talents who include The Bar-Kays, Booker T, Eddie Hinton, and The Memphis Horns! Titles include the amazing track "I Forgot To Be Your Lover" – a number that really redefined William's sound – plus "You'll Want Diamonds", "I Can't Make It", "All For The Love Of A Woman", "My Door Is Always Open", and "I Can't Make It (All By Myself)". Bound To Happen is killer work from William Bell – a record that has him really unfolding and growing at the end of the 60s – taking off with a new sort of energy that we hardly would have expected a few years before! The sound here is nicely deep and mature – still in a classic Memphis mode, but with nods to some of the changes going on in soul all around the country from in the 60s – a style that sifts in some of the best righteous elements from other scenes, then wraps them up nicely with a sweet Tennessee glow. Titles include covers of "Western Union Man" and "Everyday People", plus a number of great post-1968 Stax tunes, most of which were written by Booker T. Jones – including "Johnny I Love You", "All God's Children Got Soul", and "A Smile Can't Hide". CD
(Cover image differs slightly.)

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Donald ByrdChant ... LP
Blue Note, 1961. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A Donald Byrd treasure – and an album that was almost left in the vaults by Blue Note, until they briefly released it at the end of the 70s! The cover and title are a bit unfamiliar, but the music is right up there with Byrd's classic sessions with baritonist Pepper Adams – a great player here, with a deftness on his horn that's incredible – matching all the sharp changes and soulful undercurrents of Byrd's sparkling trumpet! There's a nice hard sound to the whole thing – almost the raw power of the pair's albums for the Warwick label – and as with those, Herbie Hancock is on piano – giving the whole thing an excellent soul jazz groove that really kicks the main soloists into action! Titles include "Great God", "I'm An Old Cowhand", "That's All", "You're Next", and "Chant". LP, Vinyl record album

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Doug CarnRevelation ... LP
Black Jazz, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The Black Jazz recordings of Doug Carn are always a revelation – some of the most powerful, progressive work on the American underground of the early 70s – music that got Carn into way more record collections than you might expect! The sound here is a perfect summation of Doug's early genius – his own work on organ and keyboards, never overdone and mixed perfectly with a righteous array of acoustic sounds from Rene McLean on alto and tenor and Olu Dara on trumpet – both players who soar to the skies on waves of energy begun by Carn! Wife Jean Carn sings on a number of tracks – with this heavenly style that's mighty righteous – every bit as soulful as her later work at Philly International, but in a very different way. The set includes Doug's great reading of "Naima" – plus other wonderful cuts that include "Power & Glory", "Feel Free", "Jihad", "Fatherhood", and "God is One". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Revelation ... LP 39.99

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Doug CarnRevelation ... LP
Black Jazz, 1973. Very Good+ ... $39.99
The Black Jazz recordings of Doug Carn are always a revelation – some of the most powerful, progressive work on the American underground of the early 70s – music that got Carn into way more record collections than you might expect! The sound here is a perfect summation of Doug's early genius – his own work on organ and keyboards, never overdone and mixed perfectly with a righteous array of acoustic sounds from Rene McLean on alto and tenor and Olu Dara on trumpet – both players who soar to the skies on waves of energy begun by Carn! Wife Jean Carn sings on a number of tracks – with this heavenly style that's mighty righteous – every bit as soulful as her later work at Philly International, but in a very different way. The set includes Doug's great reading of "Naima" – plus other wonderful cuts that include "Power & Glory", "Feel Free", "Jihad", "Fatherhood", and "God is One". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & some moderate wear.)
Also available Revelation ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Como MamasGet An Understanding (limited edition) ... LP
Daptone, 2013. New Copy ... $13.99 17.99
Rootsy gospel from The Como Mamas – a tremendous trio of female singers, working here in an all-acapella mode that's completely sublime! The set's an offshoot of the Como Now project done by Daptone a few years ago, and has the same timeless feel – quite a difference from the heavy funk you might normally hear on Daptone, yet equally soulful all the way through! The tunes are spiritual, but served up with more than enough depth to please any fan of secular soul, too – and the lack of any instrumentation, mixed with straightforward production, all makes the record feel like some lost indie label gem from decades ago. Titles include "Nobody's Fault But Mine", "Peace Of Mind", "Thank Him Enough", "God Is Good To Me", "I Know It Was The Blood", "Old Landmark", "Ninety Nine & A Half Won't Do", and "Soon I Will Be Done". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl limited to just 1000 copies!)

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Karen Dalton1966 (plus download) ... LP
Delmore, 1966. New Copy ... $19.99
The third in a series of unearthed archival release of treasures by 60s folk singer, guitarist and banjo player Karen Dalton from Delmore Recordings – and it's also the third completely beautiful and revelatory Karen Dalton release from Delmore Recordings! For years, Dalton was best known by her peers in the early 60s folk community, particularly the Greenwich Village scene, where she was beloved by Dylan and other soon-to-be giants. Thanks in no small part to the great stuff brought to light by Delmore and the stellar Light In The Attic reissues, she's finally getting an audience beyond pivotal fellow musicians, which is truly thrilling. 1966 features songs recorded that year in her cabin in Summerville, Colorado – between the Green Rocky Road recordings of a few years earlier and the recordings that would make up her first official album, which wouldn't be released until '69. She's sometimes accompanied by Richard Tucker on guitar and vocal duets. Karen was infamously self-conscious on stage and in the studio, so these informal home recordings find her at her intimate, soulful best. Includes one the best versions of Tim Hardin's "Reason To Believe" we've ever heard, plus "Katie Cruel", "Cotton Eyed Joe", "Green Rocky Road", "God Bless The Childen", "Other Side To This Life", "Don't Make Promises", "Mole In The Ground", "Misery Blues", "Little Bit Of Rain" and more. Also includes excellent notes by Ben Edmonds. LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes and 8" X 10" color portrait plus a code for digital download.)

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DeclaimeSouthside Story ... LP
Someothaship/Vinyl Digital, 2015. New Copy ... $20.99 22.98
A strong return to a more forceful rhyme style for Declaime – still with the funk-steeped beats and hazy mood that's more prominent in his recordings as Dudley Perkins – and it's nice to have him back in a straighter hip hop mode for a minute! It's strong stuff, and if you dug his Stones Throw recordings and haven't kept with his twists and turns over the years – which are well worth exploring by the way – here's an solid point to jump back in, or check him out for the first time if you're unitiated. Includes ""Surenos", "The Message 2014" feat Ms One, "Holly", "Samsara", "Fonkinhabitform", "Concentration" and "Flys Eye" feat Georgia Anne Muldrow, "No Mas Mayate", "War Sucks Like Hell", "GOAT" and God's Watch". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ DellsWe Got To Get Our Thing Together ... LP
Mercury, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
A big move to Mercury for the Dells, after a pretty successful run at Cadet in the late 60s and early 70s – but the group's still in fine form vocal-wise, and on many of these they're still working with the great Don Davis, who gave the band a strong 70s soul groove, similar to his work with The Dramatics. Charles Stepney produced the great "Love Is Missing From Our Lives", which features guest work by The Dramatics, and a great sound that's very much in the classic 70s group tradition. Other nice cuts include "Overnight", "We Got To Get Our Thing Together", "Thank God You're My Lady", and a version of Terry Callier's "You Don't Care". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and splitting.)

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Eric DolphyEric Dolphy In Europe ... LP
Debut/Be! (Germany), 1961. Near Mint- (reissue)... $19.99
Wonderful live material from the late Eric Dolphy – recorded in Europe not on his final tour of 1964, but during a very special Copenhagen performance in 1961 – at a time when Dolphy was beautifully balanced between swinging and spiritual sounds! Both aspects of his music come into play here – the latter on a sublime solo bass clarinet reading of "God Bless The Child" – which is full of feeling, but never too far outside – and which is balanced out with group readings of "I Don't Know Why", "Oleo", and "The Way You Look Tonight" – all of which have fire, but still groove wonderfully too. The group features Bent Axen on piano, Eric Moselholm and Chuck Israels on bass, and Jorn Elniff on drums – and although Dolphy plays alto on the other tracks, he knocks it out of the park with a very long flute solo on the album's 13 minute version of "Hi Fly". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dave Douglas with Aoife O'DonovanBe Still ... CD
Greenleaf, 2012. Used ... $5.99
Quite a compelling project from trumpeter Dave Douglas – a record that has him working strongly with singer/guitarist Aoife O'Donovan, whose presence really helps transform the sound of the set! Aoife's got a folksy touch on her vocals, and colors things in with some great earthy tones that are a surprisingly good fit for Douglas' lines on trumpet – sometimes jazzy, sometimes sparkling with a rich sense of American history – yet delivered in a subtle, linear way. The blend works a lot better than it sounds on paper – thanks to help from other musicians who include Jon Irabagon on tenor, Matt Mitchell on piano, Linda Oh on bass, and Rudy Royston on drums. Titles include "Barbara Allen", "Living Streams", "Be Still My Soul", "High On A Mountain", "God Be With You", and "This Is My Father's World". CD

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Ronnie DysonLady In Red – The Columbia Sides Plus (Why Can't I Touch You – plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
The debut album from Ronnie Dyson – presented here with a huge amount of bonus tracks too! The core of the set is the long-titled album – If You Let Me Make Love To You Why Can't I Touch You – a wonderful first album from Ronnie Dyson – a set that's mostly soul, but also has some nicely trippy touches too – which provides a great springboard for Dyson's famous role in the musical Hair! Ronnie's got a voice that's gospelly deep at times – able to soar out with these bold lines that really state his presence, even when the overall backings might be laidback and slightly mellow. The set was recorded at the start of the 70s, and has this great balance between 60s uptown soul styles and some of the groovier, more sophisticated modes that were coming in at the time – a mode that makes Dyson sound nice and adult overall, even though his image on the cover is somewhat youthful. Most arrangements are by Jimmy Wisner, who blends together soaring strings, backing vocals, and some sweet standout instrumental moments – on titles that include "Why Can't I Touch You?", "Fever", "She's Gone", "I Just Can't Help Believin", "Band Of Gold", "Emmie", and "I Don't Wanna Cry". CD features lots of singles from the same time – about 12 more bonus tracks – including "God Bless The Children", "Aquarius", "Are We Ready For Love", "Abelene", "Sleeping So\un", "When You Get Right Down To It", "Jesus Is Just Alright (ext)", "Just Don't Want To Be Lonely", "One Man Band", "Lady In Read", and "Girl Don't Come". CD

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Betty EverettHappy Endings ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Great stuff by Betty – and light years away from her work at Vee Jay! The album was recorded for Fantasy during their golden year of 1975, and it's a smooth batch of sexy soul tunes with arrangements by Gene Page that are very much in a Barry White mid-70s mode. Betty's lyrical stylings are in sort of a Nancy Wilson sophisticated soul mode – and they're made even better by Gene's slightly-funk warmly-smooth backings. A real sleeper, and with loads of great moments! Titles include "Bedroom Eyes", "Keep It Up", "Happy Endings", "Here's The Gift", "Just A Little Piece Of You", and a great little cover of Brian Wilson's "God Only Knows". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and a bit of marker on back.)

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FallWonderful & Frightening Escape Route To (Call For Escape Route) ... LP
Beggars Banquet (UK), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 21.99
Peak era postpunk genius from The Fall – compiling the now hard-to-find couple of EPs they released in 1984 – including material from the Wonderful And Frightening World Of. . .sessions! Stunningly, it's pretty much just as strong as what ended on on that above mentioned masterful LP. As you might expect from the move to Beggar's Banquet, there's a stronger melodic sensibility, but The Fall is The Fall, and there's no undercutting the arty integrity and barbed lyricism. Titles include "Oh! Brother", "God Box", "C.R.E.E.P.", "Poat-Trip Dispenser", "No Bulbs 3", and it closes with the cuts from the Call For Escape Route 12-inch EP: "Drago's Guilt", "Clear Off!" and "No Bulbs". LP, Vinyl record album

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Roberta Flack & Donny HathawayRoberta Flack Featuring Donny Hathaway ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Beautiful duo soul from the all-time great Roberta Flack and Donny Hathaway – released right around the time of Donny's tragic passing! The set was co-produced by Eric Mercury and Flack – and it has a lot of great vocals from Roberta, with as masterfully paired with Donny as always – plus guest vocal appearances by Luther Vandross, Gwen Guthrie, and Eleanore Mills, and even Mercury, who sings a bit on one track! Titles include couple of nice Stevie Wonder tunes – "You Are My Heaven" and "Don't Make Me Wait Too Long" – plus "Stay With Me", "God Don't Like Ugly", "Only Heaven Can Wait", and "Disguises". LP, Vinyl record album

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Greg Foat GroupGreg Foat Group – Live At The Playboy Club, London (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $14.99
The coolest record so far from this totally great combo – a live recording done on the home turf of the Greg Foat Group – the Playboy Club in London! The retro venue really fits the slinky, sexy vibe of the group's music – and although we already loved these guys before, this album has a really special sort of feel – with loads of wonderful keyboard lines from Greg on Hohner Electra piano, Elka Rhapsody, Hammond L 100, and Mutron Phaser – almost always distorted with a nice degree of fuzz, but still a straight ahead approach, and some great undercurrents of fuzz too! The group also features tenor and trumpet – which sometimes sound distorted, ala Varitone modes – and the overall sound feels like some lost jazzy club combo from the late 60s, really tripping out in a very comfortable space. We'd easily stack this one next to our favorite funky Fender Rhodes records from back in the day – and titles include "By The Grace Of God I Am", "Ingen Reklam", "Funky Fanfare", "Madrid", and "Mr Minor". CD features two bonus tracks – "Finky Minky" and "Papa's Got A Brand New Pigbag". CD

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George FreemanFranticdiagnosis ... LP
Bam-Boo, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $6.99
A legendary bit of funk – and a killer record from one of the most unique guitarists ever! George Freeman's got a sound and a style unlike any other player we can think of – an approach to funky guitar that's often got a really hard touch on the strings, and which gets nice and noisy at the best funky moments. Freeman's probably best known for the few obscure records he cut with Groove Holmes, but this album's his out and out masterpiece – a rare one-off session cut in the funky Philly scene and supervised by DJ Sonny Hopson – and featuring a rare mix of players that includes Cesar Frazier on organ and Charles Earland on Arp! The mix of organ and Arp is really incredible – especially on the side-long jammer "Franticdiagnosis", which runs for nearly 20 minutes, and is one of the most messed-up funky jazz jams of the 70s! Other players include Von Freeman on tenor sax and Dave Hubbard on alto flute – and the album features the legendary jazz dance track "The Bump", plus the cuts "Free-Man" and "God Bless The Child". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (expanded edition) ... CD
Motown, 1971. New Copy ... $4.99 5.98
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working with an amazingly complicated approach to soul music, one that would touch the work of others for years to come. David Van DePitte arranged and conducted the whole album – with soaring orchestrations mixed with smooth modern soul, in a style that reminds us a lot of the work of Charles Stepney at Cadet, who'd been doing this sort of thing for years but with less success. In the hands of Marvin Gaye, though, the material has an amazing quality – and all the disparate elements of the album are fused together in one powerful message by Marvin's incredible voice. One that we never tire of, and a record to be listened to all the way through every time. Titles include "What's Goin On", "Save The Children", "Flyin High (In The Friendly Sky)", "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)", and "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)". This expanded edition includes the B-side tracks "God Is Love" and "Sad Tomorrow". CD

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Howe GelbSno Angel Like You ... CD
Thrill Jockey, 2006. Used ... $6.99
Howe hones in on a heretofore unexplored muse in his long, influential, and sometimes fan-frustrating career on the margins of underground Americana – an actual, honest-to-God gospel choir – beautifully layered into his stripped down, dusty and abstract folk-rock-whatever. Apparently a light went off in Howe's head on a Canadian festival date he shared with Ottawa's Voices Of Praise choir – who were then tapped to provide soaring, genuinely inspirational middle parts to Howe's loveable muddle. It sounds like a crackpot idea, but it may very well be the best beginning-to-end album he's ever headlined. Sno Angel features a few re-interpreted Gelb/Giant Sand classics such as "Robes Of Bible Black", "Neon Filler" and "Chore Of Enchantment" (the title track to a wonderful album of which the actual song was mysteriously left off the finished version), a couple of strong bluesy pieces by departed collaborator Rainer Ptacek, and a few new numbers from Gelb's ever evolving stack of songs. Howe's on his best behavior throughout, sticking to the script in the most straight-forward manner you'll ever find him in, backed up by the uplifting choruses, additional guitars, and solid drums from Jeremy Gara of the Arcade Fire. Other tracks include "Get To Leave", "Paradise Here Abouts", "But I Did Not", "Hey Man", "Howlin' A Gale", "Worried Spirits" and more. If you ever kind of liked Giant Sand, but thought they were way too fractured and rambling to ever really love, here's where the epiphany just might happen. CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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