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Various50 Years MPS ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $6.99 7.99
A nicely-priced introduction to the very cool MPS record label – easily one of the hippest jazz imprints going in the 60s and 70s – and one of the few that was able to reach around the planet, and unite styles from all over the globe! This set brings together key cuts that made MPS so ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various500 Atlantic R&B & Soul Singles Vol 5 – 1967 to 1968 ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1967/1968. New Copy 2CD ... $49.99
Think you know the sound of Atlantic Records in the 60s? Think again – because this stunning series opens the vault to a huge amount of rare treasures from the legendary label! The package is amazing – and offers up rare tracks that were mostly only issued by Atlantic on singles ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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Various94 & 10th – A Decade Of Fourth & Broadway ... CD
4th & Broadway/Island (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
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(Out of print. Booklet and tray card have a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ VariousAbsolute Belter ... LP
Finders Keepers (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
Pulp psychedelia from the vaults of Barcelona's Belter Records label – classified as the "Cradle Of Spanish Pop" – but collected here from the era of post psychedelic exploitation! The set includes heady covers/reworkings of Stones, Bowie, Quincy Jones and others, heady ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAce Records Sampler Vol 1 – Blues & R&B ... CD
Ace (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $3.99
A treasure trove of 50s blues and R&B – all great tracks that go way beyond the ordinary, and which are packaged here at a very nice little price! The set provides a great look at the kind of high-quality reissue work Ace has been doing in the realm of R&B – a genre that the ... read more CD

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VariousAcid – Breaks And Beats ... CD
Priority/Neurodisc, 1998. Used ... $3.99
Includes track by DJ Liquidity, Super Skunk, Gum, VIMH, The Face, Sexotica, Wax Police, Chernobyl, Nordern Lights, Dreambreak, and Data-Channel. CD
(Out of print. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 11 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, Early 90s. Used ... $5.99
Gregory Isaacs & Mother Earth, U Brown, Manasseh Meets the Equalizer, Beswick Grant & JMI, Swellele, George Nooks, Hazardous Dub Company, Ark, Carol Hewitt & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 2 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Music from Mother Earth, New Jersey Kings, Planet, the Quiet Boys, Emperors New Clothes, Humble Souls, Pure Wildness, Corduroy, Snowboy, Too Damn Hot & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 3 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Music from Rose Windross, Snowboy, Serene, New Jersey Kings, Corduroy, James Taylor Quartet, Phaze, Mother Earth, Emperors New Clothes, Dread Flimstone, Esperanto & the Beaujolais Band. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 4 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $5.99
Music from Corduroy, the Quiet Boys, New Jersey Kings, Simon Bartholomew, James Taylor Quartet, Snowboy, Vibraphonic, Double Vision, Brand New Heavies, Gregory Isaacs, Emperors New Clothes & Mother Earth. CD
(Out of print, small cutout hole through case.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 5 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $4.99
Music from Mister Exe And The Clan, The Whole Thing, Max Beesley's Hi Vibes, Robbie Gordon, Cloud Nine, Matt Deighton, Planet, One Creed, Double Vision, Mother Earth, Emperors New Clothes & the Dread Flimstone Sound. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 8 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, Early 90s. Used ... $5.99
Music from K. Collective, D-Influence, A Man Called Adam, Ace Of Clubs, Piece Of Mind, Humble Souls, Terry Callier, Emperors New Clothes, the Quiet Boys, City Lix & Brand New Heavies. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAcid LP ... CD
Hot Mix 5/Still Music, 1988. New Copy ... $15.99
A killer classic from a time when the Chicago house scene was really taking off – that second generation of underground productions that was tagged with the "acid" term, because of the way they were using older riffs and keyboards to change things up! The Brits got that all wrong, ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Acid LP ... LP 27.99

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VariousAcid LP ... LP
Hot Mix 5/Still Music, 1988. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $27.99
A killer classic from a time when the Chicago house scene was really taking off – that second generation of underground productions that was tagged with the "acid" term, because of the way they were using older riffs and keyboards to change things up! The Brits got that all wrong, ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Acid LP ... CD 15.99

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VariousAfrica Airways 5 – Brace Brace Boogie 1976 to 1982 ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Africa Airways takes to the skies again – and delivers a wonderful batch of funky soul tracks from the end of the 70s and start of the 80s! The work here is from a period when groups from Nigeria and other scenes were starting to absorb a lot more direct influences from American soul – ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrican Scream Contest 2 – Benin 1963 to 1980 ... CD
Analog Africa (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
A long-overdue second chapter of the African Scream Contest compilation – the first of which introduced a huge new audience to the funky sounds of Benin in the 70s! This set is every bit as fantastic as the first – filled with tunes that have these darkly brooding, heavy funk ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousAin't It Funky Now! – Flat Out Funk From The Jazz Brotherhood ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Jazzy 45s galore – and a huge dip into the vaults of Prestige Records! This tasty set brings together 18 classics recorded in the heyday of the jazz funk years at Prestige – the late 60s and early 70s, a time when the soul jazz sounds of previous years were being forged into a leaner, ... read more CD

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99
A fantastic collection of funk from the 70s scene in Ivory Coast – music that's every bit as heavy on jazz-based solos as it is on the grooves – with some especially strong sax lines that really give the tunes a lot of soul! The music here is nice and raw, and often very stripped-down ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAmericana Rock Your Soul – Blue Eyed Soul & Sounds From The Land Of The Free ... LP
BBE (UK), 2011. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 28.99
A sweet set of vintage American blue eyed soul from the 70s & early 80s – a diverse and deep set of it, too – featuring sunny and soulful numbers by Breakaway, 1619 Bad Ass Band, Society Of Seven, Lil' Albert, Jay P Morgan, Life Force and more! There's a pretty broad range styles, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAOR Global Sounds Vol 4 – 1977 to 1986 ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99
Smooth, soulful tracks from many corners of the planet – all pulled together in a fantastic fourth edition of this wonderful series! Most folks associated AOR grooves with the slickest studios in New York and LA during the 70s – but in farther-flung locations, the style was also being ... read more CD

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VariousArthur Baker – Breakin ... CD
Perfecto, 1980s/1990s. Used 2CD ... $6.99
Arthur Baker's certainly had his ups and downs in the music business – but it's hard to deny his influence, not only on hip hop, but on the countless small sub-genres he's fostered over the years. This 2CD package is a retrospective of sorts – as it features one disc of old stuff, ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousB-Music – Drive In, Turn On, Freak Out ... CD
B- Music (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $22.99
Funky psychedelia and multicultural cosmic grooves – late 60s & early 70s discoveries collected and put together by a team of some of the deepest diggers of boundary busting pulpy material out there –the vital B-Music/Finders Keepers team! Here they've delivered one of our ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBack To Mine – Everything But The Girl ... CD
Ultra, 1990s. Used ... $0.99
Music from DJ Cam, Slick Rick, Deadly Avenger, Beth Orton, Model 500, Ananda Project, Dubtribe Sound System, Carl Craig, the Roots & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBack To Mine – The Orb ... CD
DMC (UK), 1990s/Early 2000s. Used ... $3.99
Music from Aphex Twin, Charles Webster, Juno Reactor, B12, Creature, the Chi Lites, Julee Cruise, the Orb, Thomas Fehlmann, Electric Chairs, Joachim Spieth, FFWD & Schneider TM vs. KPT.Michi.Gan. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBackstreet Brit Funk Vol 1 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk, & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A really great look at an under-discovered scene, at least on our side of the Atlantic – the wealth of club and funk tracks from the UK scene at the end of the 70s and start of the 80s – served up here by the great Joey Negro, who's given us more than a few great grooves of his own over ... read more CD

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VariousBad Education Vol 1 – Soul Hits Of Timmion Records ... CD
Timmion/Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Fantastic soul tracks from a label we've been loving right from the start – the long-running Timmion Records – a Finnish imprint with an amazing ear for vintage sounds and funky grooves! We know what you're thinking – Finland is a very unlikely source for great soul music – ... read more CD
Also available Bad Education Vol 1 – Soul Hits Of Timmion Records (white vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP 18.99

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VariousBad Education Vol 1 – Soul Hits Of Timmion Records (white vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Timmion/Daptone, 2019. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Fantastic soul tracks from a label we've been loving right from the start – the long-running Timmion Records – a Finnish imprint with an amazing ear for vintage sounds and funky grooves! We know what you're thinking – Finland is a very unlikely source for great soul music – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Daptone Authorized Dealer exclusive pressing on opaque white vinyl – with download!)
Also available Bad Education Vol 1 – Soul Hits Of Timmion Records ... CD 12.99

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 – A Sensual Homage To The Most Raunchy, Erotic Film Music From The Vaults Of Italian 60s & 70s Cinema ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
The fab first volume of this legendary series – filled with great music, wonderful images, and a really wide range of sounds and notes on the Italian soundtrack scene of the 60s! The package is filled with classics – and is a great place to start, especially if you want to go way past ... read more CD

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VariousBeat Frauleins – Female Pop In Germany 1964 to 1968 ... CD
Bureau B (Germany), Mid 60s. Used ... $9.99
Great grooves from the German scene of the 60s – a sweet range of jaunty, funky, and groovy songs by a variety of different female singers – every bit as great as similar 60s work from France or the UK! There's a great sense of overall production going on here – way more than ... read more CD

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VariousBeat Generation – 10th Anniversary Collection – Mixed & Compiled By Dj Spinna & Mr Thing ... LP
BBE (UK), 2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 28.99
A celebration that's a decade in the making – compiling some of the best material from the producer-centric series of hip hop albums on BBE/Beat Generation – timeless boombap from Jay Dee, Madlib, DJ Spinna, King Britt, Marley Marl, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Pete Rock and others! The 2LP version ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBest Of Uno Melodic Records ... CD
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
A fantastic tribute to one of the greatest soul labels of the 80s – the groundbreaking Uno Melodic imprint, started by soul legend Roy Ayers as a showcase for some of his more creative projects! The vibe here follows perfectly from Roy's classic late 70s work on Polydor – and his ... read more CD

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VariousBig Apple Rappin' – The Early Days Of Hip Hop Culture In New York City 1979 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2CDs ... $11.99
Another absolutely essential collection from Soul Jazz, this time out heading straight for the outer boroughs of the Bronx, Harlem, Brooklyn and Queens to document the fresh, fly, wild and bold rap tracks that rocked block parties and roller rinks from '79 on! 16 amazing tracks from the dawn of ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. Includes original book and slipcase.)

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VariousBig Muff – Auraully Exciting Remixes ... CD
Razor & Tie, 2000. Used ... $3.99
(New Grooves, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBig Noise – A Mambo Inn Compilation ... CD
Ryko, 1994. Used ... $3.99
Tracks by Jimmy McGriff, Andy Montanez, Airto, Ramsey Lewis, Tchando, Dj Food, Young-Holt Trio and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Detroit Edition 1961 to 1964 ... CD
Kent (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
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 ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousBlack Fire New Spirits – Deep & Radical Jazz In The USA 1957 to 1982 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
Deeply spiritual jazz from the American underground of the 20th century – music that sits in a perfect space between straight jazz and more avant garde material – always reaching out in this really soaring, searching sort of way – but never too outside or free! Rhythms are at the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition includes download!)

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VariousBlue Break Beats 2 ... CD
Blue Note, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $7.99
A really wonderful collection of grooves that first came to light in the 90s – one that had the Blue Note label digging back in their catalog and completely re-thinking their approach to reissues – given the new popularity of jazz in the hip hop sample world! As you'd guess from the ... read more CD
(Out of print. Columbia House pressing.)

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✨✧ VariousBlue Giant Vs Blue Note ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2CD ... $26.99
A cool Japanese-only collection of tracks from the classic hardbop years of Blue Note Records – one that features 2CDs' worth of well-chosen material, plus a mini manga-styled set of notes in the booklet! The music alone is worth the price of admission – key classics that helped really ... read more CD
(SHM-CD pressing!)

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VariousBoombox – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap 1979 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
Great cuts from the old school – pulled together from the earliest days of hip hop – at a time when the boundary lines in the music weren't so fully formed! These days, the difference between hip hop and club cuts is huge – but back in the South Bronx scene at the start, there ... read more CD

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VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. Used 2CD ... $14.99
A treasure trove of 60s Bossa Nova – beautiful recordings, many from the heart of the 60s, all of which capture the sounds and styles of the era and rank among the most massively influential Brazilian music of the period – featuring Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo, Baden ... read more CD
(Includes original slipcase and book. Slipcover has some edgewear.)
Also available Bossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 1 ... LP 28.99

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VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 1 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.98
A treasure trove of 60s Bossa Nova – beautiful recordings, many from the heart of the 60s, all of which capture the sounds and styles of the era and rank among the most massively influential Brazilian music of the period – featuring Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo, Baden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 2 ... LP 26.99

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VariousBossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 2 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 29.98
A treasure trove of 60s Bossa Nova – beautiful recordings, many from the heart of the 60s, all of which capture the sounds and styles of the era and rank among the most massively influential Brazilian music of the period – featuring Elis Regina, Jorge Ben, Tamba Trio, Edu Lobo, Baden ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Bossa Nova & The Rise Of Brazilian Music In The 60s Vol 1 ... LP 28.99

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VariousBoston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 19.99
A huge discovery in music – most of which we've never heard before, and which shows that the Boston scene was getting pretty busy during the classic club years – even if the city's grooves never reached the same fame as cuts from New York, Philly, and other points south! The package is ... read more CD
Also available Boston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas (3LP set & 7 inch single) ... LP 24.99

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VariousBoston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas (3LP set & 7 inch single) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP & 7 inch Gatefold ... $24.99 28.99
A huge discovery in music – most of which we've never heard before, and which shows that the Boston scene was getting pretty busy during the classic club years – even if the city's grooves never reached the same fame as cuts from New York, Philly, and other points south! The package is ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Boston Goes Disco – Obscure Disco, Boogie, & Modern Soul From Boston Mass & The Surrounding Areas ... CD 16.99

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VariousBrazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
Fantastic grooves from the 70s – tracks that are part of a great second wave of Brazilian music to hit our shores, then take off in a whole new direction! The US was no stranger to Brazilian sounds in the 60s – given the popularity of bossa nova and a few other styles – but as ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousBritxotica Goes Wild – Percussive Pop & Crazy Latin ... LP
Trunk (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
The Britixotica crew are down to their skivvies this time around – clearly shaken into clothes-less frenzy by the wild rhythms in the set! The album definitely takes the "wild" in the title seriously, and may well be the best record in the series so far – certainly the most ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCapitol Rare Vol 2 – Funky Notes From The West Coast ... CD
Blue Note, 1995. Used ... $13.99
Volume two of this excellent series which mixes fusion and modern soul from the Capitol/EMI 70's catalog. 15 excellent tracks, most of which we sell for a bundle in the original (when we can find them!). Includes "It's a Pleasure" by Sheree Brown, "Before You Break My Heart" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousChebran Vol 2 – French Boogie 1982 to 1989 ... CD
Born Bad (France), Mid 80s. New Copy ... $8.99
Great grooves from the French scene of the 80s – a time when Parisian musicians were picking up a lot of the electro soul elements from the New York scene, but also mixing them with other currents of European and African dancefloor modes! This set's a bit later than the first volume in the ... read more CD

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VariousClassic Jazz Funk Vol 1 ... CD
MVP, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $8.99
70s jazzy grooves galore – a great assortment of a dozen tracks that nicely sit in the space between electric jazz and modern soul – titles include "Expansions" by Lonnie Liston-Smith, "Running Away" by Roy Ayers, "Flight Time" by Donald Byrd, "Always ... read more CD
(Out of print. Booklet has a small tear on the front cover from sticker removal.)

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VariousCosmic Discotheque – 12 Junkshop Disco Funk Gems From The 70s ... LP
Take It Acid Is (Italy), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
A very cool collection – and a record that's maybe more "cosmic" than it is "discotheque" – as most of these tunes are more funky than they are clubby! That's not a bad thing at all, though – and the whole thing is almost an extension of the initial late 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDaisy Age ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 90s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
A fantastic collection of work from a real golden age in hip hop – a period that you'll probably guess from the image of the Native Tongues posse on the front – served up here in a compilation that brings together classics from De La Soul, The Jungle Brothers, Monie Love, and many ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDestination Crampsville – The Finest In Demented Rock & Roll, Rabid Rockabilly, & JD Pop ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $12.99
We're always happy to take a trip to Crampsville – as the journey means that we not only get to live within the world of Lux Interior and Poison Ivy, we also get to discover a huge amount of obscure singles from the glory days of the indie 45! The Cramps built their music on building blocks ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousDeutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
A totally great look at the explosion of electronic sounds in German music during the 70s – a set that goes way past more familiar Krautrock territory, to bring together elements from the artier side of the spectrum too, and even run up to some of the first great moments of the German new ... read more CD
Also available Deutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 (3LP set – with bonus download) ... LP 29.99

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VariousDeutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 (3LP set – with bonus download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $29.99 31.99
A totally great look at the explosion of electronic sounds in German music during the 70s – a set that goes way past more familiar Krautrock territory, to bring together elements from the artier side of the spectrum too, and even run up to some of the first great moments of the German new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Deutsche Elektronische Musik 3 – Experimental German Rock & Electronic Music 1971 to 1981 ... CD 18.99

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VariousDiminishing Treasures ... CD
Rum Drunk, 1980s. Used ... $7.99
A prime set of rare, unedited, remastered hip hop obscurities from the 80s – and a great batch of some of the source material for DJ Shadow's vaunted Diminishing Returns set! It's a great listen all the way through, with numbers that touch on 80s electro soul, DJ party rockers, and old ... (Hip Hop, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousDisco Soul Gold – The Nigel Lowis Mixes – 16 Modern Disco Soul Gems ... CD
Disco Soul Gold (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
The glory of disco is alive and well – thanks to a host of contemporary club talents who really help the music find a new groove in the 21st Century! The title and cover might make you expect a collection of tracks from years back – but the work here is all recent, and brings together ... read more CD

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VariousDoing Our Thing – More Soul From Jamdown 1972 to 1982 ... CD
Cree (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.98
A long-overdue second volume of the Soul From Jamdown series – issued 15 years after the first one, and maybe even more incredible overall! As before, the focus here is on Jamaican music that draws very direct inspiration from American soul – sometimes as cover versions of famous ... read more CD

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Saru Label ... LP
Numero, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 29.98
A great look at an obscure indie soul label from the Cleveland scene at the end of the 60s – and a company that's definitely a cut above, given that it released some early O'Jays singles in the years before their crossover fame in the 70s – and members of that group also wrote a fair ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEquidity Funk – Hard To Find Gems From The Vaults Of P&P Records ... CD
P&P, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $5.99
We're not sure what "equidity" means – but the grooves here are so great, we're hardly going to ask for a definition! The package is filled with plenty of the funk promised in the title – but often in ways that are really odd and offbeat – just what you'd expect from a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
A fantastic collection of Ethiopian funk – rare singles from the late 60s and early 70s – all brought together as an amazing illustration of a time when the scene was really on fire! The music here has this incredible resonance between ancient and modern – local and global – ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousEsterno Notte Giorno D'Estate – Open Air Grooves, Daytime Breaks, Sunny & Scat Beats From The Italian Untapped Film Music Archives 1969 to 1978 (180 gram pressing – with bonus CD) ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $34.99
Sunny grooves with a fantastic sound – music that echoes some of our favorite Italian soundtracks of the 60s and 70s – but most of it previously unreleased! The work here is from undertapped sources of the period – not some of the oft-compiled songs from the Italian ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies – pressed on 180 gram vinyl and with bonus CD!)

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VariousEthiopian Hit Parade Vol 1 ... LP
Ahma/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99
A seminal album of sounds from the groundbreaking Ethiopian scene at the start of the 70s – a full length collection of previous 45s from the excellent Ahma Records label – home to revolutionary sounds that continue to influence new generations of listeners! The music here represents ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ RevolutionariesEvolution Of Dub Vol 3 – Descent Of Version – (Negrea Love Dub/Green Bay Dub/Outlaw Dub/Goldmine Dub) ... CD
Greensleeves (UK), 1970s. Used 4CD ... $22.99
More dub, more dub, more dub! Greensleeves and VP keep it up with the third Evolution of Dub box set ! 4 more discs of dubbed out goodness, compiling some of the heaviest, rootsiest, spaciest dub albums of all time, in a smart reissue series – with the mighty, might Revolutionaries sitting ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. Outer box has moderate wear with some scuffing around the edges.)

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✨✧ VariousExotic Blues & Rhythm Vols 11 & 12 – Eeny Meeny/Loc A Li – Blues & Rhythm, Popcorn, Exotica, & Tittyshakers ... CD
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $15.99
Wonderful sounds from that amazing time in American music – a period when it seemed that there were so many records being made, new sounds were always finding a way to get onto vinyl! This collection represents an excellent criss-crossing of modes – exotic styles finding their way into ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousFar Out Spaced Oddyssey – Psychedelic Folk, Electronica, Jazz & Rock From The Out There Edges Of Brazil (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Far Out (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. Sealed ... $19.99
Spacey Far Out Brazilian grooves from the stellar label's roster – some of the wilder, more tripped out and psychedelic sounds on the label – from leftfield dancefloor grooves, to psych rock inspired grooves, to some of the more experimental numbers by Brazilian music legends! The set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFeelin Right Saturday Night – The Ric & Ron Anthology (2018 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Ric & Ron/Craft, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $21.99 29.99
A great look at the legendary Ric & Ron Records label – a key force in the development of New Orleans soul – home to some of the best early productions from the Crescent City! The roster of talent here is really amazing – a host of artists who'd go onto develop the New ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition pressing celebrating the label's 60th anniversary!)

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VariousFlashback – April 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring music from Pilot, Duran Duran, Peter Frampton, Hawkwind, Mudhoney, Tom Paxton, Manhattans, Girlschool with Motorhead, James & Bobby Purify, Clarence Carter, Chocolate Milk and more. CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFlashback – January 2004 – EMI Catalog Songs From Grammy-Nominated Albums ... CD
EMI, 2003. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring music from Roomful Of Blues, Etta James, Kim Wilson, Michel Camilo, Michael McDonald, Jay McShann, Alison Krauss & Union Station, Gerald Wilson & His Orchestra, and Dolly Parton. CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFlashback – July 2003 – Northern Soul Edition ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $3.99
Collection from EMI featuring music from Frank Wilson, The Contours, The Isley Brothers, Chuck Woods, Brenda Holloway, Sandra Phillips, Kim Weston, The Spinners, Marvellettes, Bettye Swann and more. (Soul, Funky Compilations) CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFlashback – May 2003 ... CD
EMI, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $2.99
Collection from EMI featuring music fromNina Simone, Rob Zombie, Ray Barretto, Irma Thomas, Tracey Ullman, Detroit Cobras, Charley Patton, Holidays, Martha & The Vandellas, Stranglers, Kaleef and more. CD
(Promotion CDr release from EMI Publishing. Includes a radio-style, lead in track and a spoken introduction between each song.)

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VariousFor Discos Only – Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records – 1976 to 1981 (3CD set) ... CD
Fantasy/Craft, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99 35.99
Rare singles from the glory days of the American club music scene – most of which were only issued as promo release – hence the "for discos only" in the title! The package looks at the wealth of material issued by the Fantasy and Vanguard family of labels in the late 70s ... read more CD

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VariousFree Soul – The Treasure Of Malaco ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
A totally wonderful collection of work from Malaco Records – an imprint that's best known for its southern soul, blues, and gospel recordings – but one that's also got a fair bit of modern soul in its catalog as well! In fact, Malaco was really instrumental in helping move forward the ... read more CD

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VariousFreedom, Rhythm, & Sound – Revolutionary Jazz 1963 to 1982 – Part 1 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. Very Good 2LP ... $24.99
Revolutionary jazz from the era of the Civil Rights Movement and beyond – soulful and spiritual jazz as important as any of the era – an impeccably well chosen compilation of Freedom, Rhythm & Sound from Soul Jazz Records! The set is a tie-in with Soul Jazz's essential Freedom, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFrench Disco Boogie Sounds Vol 2 – 1978 to 1985 – Selected By Charles Maurice ... LP
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99
That's a suave-looking dude on the cover, and there's some suave-sounding sounds within – the cream of the crop of the hippest spectrum of the French club scene at the start of the 80s, brought together in a beautiful package of grooves! The work here is quite different than some of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFrom The Archive Vol 2 – Compiled By Volcov ... CD
BBE (UK), 2010s. New Copy ... $8.99 19.99
A fantastic trip through the archive with Volcov – even if most of the cuts here are a bit more recent than those that usually get archival status! And yet in a way, many of these cuts almost went to the archives directly – especially in this digital age for modern soul and club, where ... read more CD

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VariousFunky 16 Corners ... LP
Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 19.99
One of the best funky compilations ever! The folks at Stones Throw Records – home of some of the most funk-inspired hip hop of the past decade – have dug through the crates to come up with this incredible batch of 19 tunes, all well-researched, nicely remastered, and offered up here on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGenuine Houserockin' Music II ... CD
Alligator, 1980s. Used ... $2.99
Music from Albert Collins, Big Twist & the Mellow Fellows, Koko Taylor, Lil Ed & The Blues Imperials, Littel Charlie & the Nightcats, Johnny Winter, Lonnie Brooks, Lonnie Mack, Professor Longhair, Buddy Guy & more. (Blues, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGhana Soundz 2 – Afro-beat, Funk & Fusion In 70's Ghana ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
Mindblowing funk from 70s Africa – a collection that's overflowing with great rare bits! If you ever thought that the sound of Afro Funk was just Fela, Tony Allen, and Manu Dibango – think again, because this set will really expand your horizons! The package was expertly selected, ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGirls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 to 1970 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
Totally groovy sounds from the Swedish scene of the 60s – a flurry of female pop tunes that we love every bit as our favorite French femme work from the time! Like French pop, the tunes here are lively and upbeat – often with a slight current of funk or soul in the rhythms, and with ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGive Your Body Up – Club Classics & House Foundations Vol 1 ... LP
Rhino, 1970s/1980s. Very Good 2LP ... $7.99
Music from Gwen McRae, Fonda Rae, Lace, LaBelle, Side Effect, Five Special, Loose Joins, South Shore Comission, Dee Dee Bridgewater & the O Jays. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has a cutout notch, unglued top seam, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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VariousGolden Era Of Rock N Roll – 1954 to 1963 (3CD set) ... CD
Hip-O, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 3CD ... $19.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGood To The Last Drop – From The Ember Tape Vaults – Rare 60s and 70s Soul ... CD
Ember/Fantastic Voyage (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $4.99 14.95
A treasure trove of rare soul – a good deal of it by American artists, but pulled from the vaults of the British Ember label! The work starts in the 60s, with a definite ear for the best of the US scene – grooves that echo Northern rhythms, but often have a deeper soul feel – ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousGotta Have House – Best Of House Music Vol 2 ... CD
Profile, Late 80s. Used ... $3.99
Includes "The Party" by Kraze, "Day In The Life" by Black Riot, "Love Is The Message" by Maxtrack Orchestra, "If You Should Need A Friend (friendship mix)" by Blaze, "Can You Party" by Royal House, "Work It To The Bone" by LNR, and "Sh ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
A pretty fantastic selection of rare disco tracks from the American underground – all of them infused with a spiritual message, but served up with grooves that go head to head with some of the best underground club of the time! The mix of positive energy and upbeat grooves is wonderful ... read more CD
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... LP 25.99

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 28.98
A pretty fantastic selection of rare disco tracks from the American underground – all of them infused with a spiritual message, but served up with grooves that go head to head with some of the best underground club of the time! The mix of positive energy and upbeat grooves is wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Greg Belson's Divine Disco Vol 2 – Obscure Gospel Disco 1979 to 1987 ... CD 14.99

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VariousGroove Of ESSR – Funk, Disco, & Jazz From Soviet Estonia ... CD
Funk Embassy (Estonia), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
A really ear-opening compilation – one that brings together an insane range of music from Estonia – one of the smaller of the Soviet-era Eastern Bloc nations – and a surprising hotbed of groovy activity! The tunes here are definitely in the funk, disco, and jazz modes promised by ... read more CD

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VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... CD
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Get ready to have your mind completely blown – because this compilation is one of those completely rare ear-opening experiences that will let you know that there's a hell of a lot of music in the world that you've never heard before – even if, like us, you've heard plenty of funky music ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousHard Row To Hoe Vol 1 – Dark & Moody Rhythm & Blues Popcorn Style ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Great grooves from a really unusual strain of soul music – one that wasn't categorized at the time, but which came to be known as "popcorn" by European collectors of the music – who often focused in on a very distinct pattern of rhythm and production! The work here is a mix ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHarde Smart – Flemish & Dutch Grooves From The 70s ... CD
Sdban (Belgium), 1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
Mad music from the Dutch scene of the 70s – music recorded either in The Netherlands, or the Dutch part of Belgium – pulled together here in a collection that's filled with ear-opening funky gems! The music here isn't straight soul, funk, or jazz – but rather criss-crossing ... read more CD

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VariousHong Kong Score ... CD
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $19.99
Very cool grooves from the world of Hong Kong cinema – not just familiar styles from kung fu movies, but a nice range of different modes too! The music is often funky, but not always – and some tracks have vocals, while others are completely instrumental – brought forth here in a ... read more CD

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VariousHorn Rock & Funky Guitar Grooves 1968 to 1974 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 24.99
Funky sounds from a time when jazz and rock music instrumentation collided – and came up with a bastard child that was unfortunately named "jazz rock", and which kept some folks away from some surprisingly groovy records back in the day! Don't let that moniker get you down – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHotter Than House ... CD
Steppin Muzak, 1980s. Used ... $6.99
Not much of a cover, but the set's a surprisingly great overview of underground dance tracks from the mid to late 80s – partly the house in the title, and partly tracks that follow other genres that inspired the Chicago scene at the time! Rhythms are often electric, as is the other ... read more CD

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VariousHouse Of Riviera – 8 Tracks From The Golden Era Of Italian House Music Selected By Nick V ... LP
Mona Musique (France), Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Funky house from the Italian scene of the early 90s – a real hotbed of musical energy, thanks to a thriving club scene that kept on going well past the big disco years in the US! In fact, at some level disco never really died in Italy – and kept on transforming during the 80s – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHustle – Reggae Disco – Kingston London New York (expanded 3LP edition – with download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $32.99 34.98
A fantastic collection that looks at the relationship between American soul and reggae in a very unique way – not the early crossovers of soul and rocksteady in the 60s, but a big wave of disco-inspired sounds in the 70s! The set brings together some great Jamaican and British versions of ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! New expanded edition – with more material than the previous version!)

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VariousI Got Funk – Time To Get Down ... CD
Playoff (France), Mid 70s. Used ... $6.99
Classic funk all the way through – a killer collection of some of the best-remembered tracks from the 70s – all of which still have a hell of a lot of power all these many years later! This isn't a batch of obscure funky 45s, but nor is it the top 40 hits of the soul charts either ... read more CD

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VariousIn The Red Vol 2 – A Britfunk Selection By Saint James ... LP
Chuwanaga (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99
Rare grooves from the British scene at the start of the 80s – catchy soul-based club tunes, served up in the same generation as Level 42 and Shakatak, but a lot more obscure overall! The music here has the UK artists really hitting their stride – no longer just copying American soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousInstrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99 22.99
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder- ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJazz Pizzazz II – Novus Records Celebrates 5 Years ... CD
Novus, 1992. Used ... $1.99
Includes tracks from Roy Hargrove, Marcus Roberts, Carmen McRae, Antonio Hart, Delfeayo Marsalis, Vanessa Rubin, Steve Coleman, Duke Ellington, and more. (Jazz, Funky Compilations) CD
(Out of print promotional release.)

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VariousJazz Toys – An Inspiring Selection Of European Soul, Jazz & Fusion Grooves From The Past ... CD
Perfect Toy (Germany), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $0.99
Don't let the title or the bunny on the cover put you off, because there's nothing toy-like about these tunes – and the package is an excellent batch of rare German grooves put together with the same high level as other collections on the Perfect Toy label! Ex-Spinning Wheel mainman Marcus ... read more CD

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VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes – NYC Underground Disco Anthems & Previously Unreleased Exclusive Salsoul Mixes ... LP
BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $18.99 27.99
An incredible compilation of dancefloor soul & disco from the early 80s – rare, extended and previously unreleased mixes by NYC legend John Morales – featuring essential material from Logg, Universal Robot Band, Tony Adderly, Class Action, Inner Life and more! Morales was a part of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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