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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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Various90s House & Garage Vol 2 – Compiled By Joey Negro & Neil Pierce ... CD
Z Records (UK), 1990s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Joey Negro's given us some great collections of club music from the 70s and 80s – and he's equally well-skilled at picking the best underground tracks from the 90s – a decade in which some of Joey's own music was staring to get some heavy play too! This set's not your usual dance music ... read more CD
Also available 90s House & Garage Vol 2 – Compiled By Joey Negro & Neil Pierce ... LP 31.99

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VariousAbstract Funk Theory Compiled by Circulation – Tech House, Electro, & Deep House Grooves ... CD
Obsessive (UK), 2002. Used ... $5.99
11 tracks compiled by Circulation for the popular Abstract Funk Theory series – a mix of modern dancefloor groovers with lots of electronic house and a few deeper touches! Titles include "Evaluation" by Voice Stealer, "Nitedrive" by The Ron Honey Experience, "Televise ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAce Records Sampler Vol 2 – Doo Wop & Rock N Roll ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $2.99
Not your usual set of oldies – because in the hands of Ace Records, "rock n roll" and "doo wop" become completely new terms! The package goes way beyond simple hits and famous numbers – and offers up a great batch of unusual tunes from the less-known end of the ... read more CD

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VariousAcid Jazz – Totally Rewired 5 ... CD
Acid Jazz/Hollywood, 1996. Used ... $2.99
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, punch through barcode.)

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VariousAin't No Funk Like NO Funk ... CD
Bullseye Blues, 1990s. Used ... $6.99
Music from Galactic, Brides Of Jesus, Walter Wolfman Washington & the Roadmasters, All That, Iris May Tango, New World Funk Ensemble, Smilin' Myron, Dave Crawford, the Flavor Kings & more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode and promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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VariousAOR City Seasons (4CD set) ... CD
Sony (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $42.99
A huge batch of classic AOR – 4CDs, and 75 tracks – more than enough to sail a whole fleet of yachts! The approach here is pretty cool – each CD features tunes chosen for a specific season – spring, summer, autumn, and winter – a nice variation amidst the tightly-craft ... read more CD

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VariousAshford & Simpson Songbook ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
Ashford & Simpson recorded plenty of great work on their own, but they were also a tremendous pair of songwriters – and had a way of penning can't-miss work that sounded great in just about anyone's hands! This collection is great testament to that fact – as it starts with gems the ... 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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VariousBadmeaningood Vol 3 – Compiled By Peanut Butter Wolf ... CD
Ultimate Dilemma, 1970s/1980s/2003. Used ... $11.99
We can't think of a better title for this excellent compilation from Peanut Butter Wolf. The Badmeaningood series is a personal hip hop chronicle from the compiler, and as you'd expect from PBW, the definition here is taking somewhat less than literally, though there's no shortage of back in the ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack has some wear.)

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
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
(Out of print.)

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 2 ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $12.99
Amazing grooves galore – part of a landmark series that really helped folks around the globe get a better understanding of the greatness of the Italian soundtrack scene in the 60s – all the wonderful sounds that were crafted for low-budget crime, comedy, and horror films of the period! ... read more CD
(Earlier pressing.)

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VariousBeat Vol 1 – Lounge At Cinevox ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
Excellent funky and groovy tracks pulled from the catalog of the legendary Cinevox Records – home to some of Italy's greatest soundtrack work of the 60s and 70s! Sure, we've had some of the label's great stuff on single CDs – but this set pulls from a lot of soundtracks that haven't ... read more CD

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VariousBeat Vol 2 – Lounge At Cinevox ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
Fab and groovy! The Cinevox label was home to some of the swinginest soundtrack music to come out of Italy in the 60s and 70s – but lots of it's been buried for years, or relegated to pricey Japanese-only reissues. This set does a great job of correcting that problem – by sampling ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBeats & Pieces Vol 1 – Music Constructed For A More Discerning Dancefloor ... CD
BBE (UK), 2000. Used 2CD ... $11.99
A monster selection of modern dancefloor tracks – with a groove that's definitely on the far reaches of the club scene, and a sound that pushes way past most of the other house/drum n bass compilations out there! The set draws from a wide range of styles – from older jazz to modern ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBest of Acid Jazz – In The Mix ... CD
Instinct, 1999. Used ... $4.99
Includes cuts from Jazz Not Jazz Massive, DJ Krush & Toshinori Kondo, Lonnie Liston Smith, Dubonikes, and the Soul Society featuring Roy Ayers. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBest Of Uno Melodic Records ... CD
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... $16.99
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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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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VariousBlue Break Beats 1 ... CD
Blue Note, 1960s/Early 70s. Used ... $5.99
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.)

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VariousBlue Break Beats 3 ... 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.)

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VariousBlue Break Beats 4 ... CD
Blue Note, 1998. Used ... $7.99
Just when you thought they'd put all they could into this series – this latest 4th volume comes along and knocks all the other ones out on their booties! This set's got a huge amount of great sample cuts, including loads of non-Blue Note material, like "Three is The Magic Number" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBlue Giant Vs Blue Note ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1950s/1960s. Used 2CD ... $22.99
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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VariousBlues In The Pocket – Slow Blues In The Groove ... CD
Blue Note, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
No blues, but very much in the pocket – thanks to a killer collection of classics from the mighty Blue Note label! The set's straight jazz all the way through – but all that near-perfect Blue Note quality from the label's most classic years – that stretch when its artists were ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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 – Exciting Jazz-Samba Rhythms Vol 2 ... CD
Rare Groove (Italy), 1960s. Used ... $14.99
A great-looking bossa compilation – with loads of fun moments! The set features a super-groovy assortment of tunes that mixes together famous bossa groovers with some other more obscure numbers – and the overall feel of the whole thing is very much in a tight jazzy mode, with a strong ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print. Please note that some tracks appear to have been mastered from vinyl, which causes some surface noise at a few points.)

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VariousBossa Nova – Exciting Jazz-Samba Rhythms Vol 5 ... CD
Rare Groove (Italy), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
This fab series keeps on grooving – with another great assortment of classic bossa tunes from around the globe! The focus here is not just on Brazilian numbers, but on interpretations of the bossa sound by American and European jazz and easy artists of the late 60s and early 70s. The set's ... (Brazil, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print, digipack has some wear.)

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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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VariousBrazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
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 CD
Also available Brazil USA 70 – Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP 28.99

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VariousBrunswick Revisit – Selected By Tatsuo Sunaga ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
A host of great soul cuts from Brunswick Records – all pulled together by Sunaga T! Sunaga has one of the grooviest, most joyous styles of all the Japanese DJs we can think of – and he really brings that approach into play here with some wonderful numbers from Brunswick – most of ... read more CD

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VariousCult Cargo – Grand Bahama Goombay ... CD
Numero, Mid 70s. Used ... $11.99
Heavy funk from the Bahamas – a whole bunch of groups that will show you that Nassau had a lot more to offer than The Beginning Of The End! The groove here is totally wonderful – somewhat like American funk of the late 60s and early 70s, but served up with some very unusual rhythmic ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Includes slicpase.)

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VariousDays Of Delight – Dynamic (Yakudo) ... CD
Days Of Delight/Universal (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
Soaring, searing spiritual jazz from the Japanese scene of the 70s – most of it pulled from the catalog of the East Wind label, an imprint that was really letting some of the younger musicians open up and do their thing! Japanese jazz had come very far forward in the 60s – but during ... read more CD

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VariousDays Of Delight – Resonance (Kyoshin) ... CD
Days Of Delight/Sony (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
A really special slice of Japanese jazz from the 70s – tracks from the sorts of records that make that scene so different than any others we can think of – especially in the way the musicians evolved familiar styles into personal grooves of their own! Instrumentation varies with each ... read more CD

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VariousDe-Lite 45s – DJ's Choice 1969 to 1976 – Selected By Daisuke Kuroda ... CD
De-Lite/Solid (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
A great collection of funky 45s from the De-Lite family of labels – most of which were never issued on any sort of full-length album! In addition to singles issued by De-Lite – best known as the key home of Kool & The Gang – the set also features tracks from the related Vigor ... read more CD

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VariousDe-Lite Dance Delights – Mixed By DJ Spinna ... CD
De-Lite/Solid (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99
DJ Spinna takes on the catalog of the mighty De-Lite Records – pulling together key cuts from the label's second chapter, to create a non-stop mix of soulful club music that runs for nearly 80 minutes in length! Most of the music here follows in the best club traditions of Kool & The ... read more CD

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VariousDe-Liteful & Soulful – Mellow Mover ... CD
De-Lite/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
A really rare side of the legendary De-Lite Records – served up here in a range of obscure 45s before the company exploded into bigger fame with the success of Kool & The Gang! The work here puts De-Lite right on the same level as important indies on the east coast at the turn of the 70s ... read more CD

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VariousDedicated To Soul ... CD
Expansion (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used ... $12.99
Rare and unreleased soul gems from the 70s & 80s – with loads of mellow jams and sophisticated string-laden bits – hard-to-find and previously unreleased work from Revelation, Dynamic Superiors, Angela Bofill, Special Delivery, Aretha Franklin, Martha Reeves and many more! The set ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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

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VariousDiggin On Blue – Mixed By DJ Krush & Muro ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $29.99
Two legendary Japanese DJs take on the Blue Note catalog – and come up with some amazing results in the process! Both DJ Krush and Muro serve up a non-stop mix in this collection – one each per disc – and the music is really transformed by their magical talents on the decks, at a ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Demands Vol 6 ... CD
Million Dollar Disco/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 19.99
Classic cuts, made even better by the magic hands of Al Kent – a mixing talent we've trusted for years, and one with an uncanny knack for making the same kind of special sounds you'd hear on a rare club edit from back in the day! These tracks aren't remixed, or bogged down with new musical ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDisco Funk (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Playback, 1975. Used ... $7.99
Way more funk than disco – and a set that really shows the grittier groove that was going down in the clubs in the years before Studio 54! Think of this one more as in the mode of funky 45s from the mid 70s – as the album's a compilation of groups we've mostly never heard of – ... read more CD
(Still sealed.)

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VariousDisco Giants 9 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), 1980s. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
Not classic disco – but a wealth of 80s soul – packed into a double-length set that's overflowing with R&B gems from the years beyond disco! Most tunes are still pretty clubby – not in an underground way, but with some of the styles of the more important soul modes of the ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Gold – Scepter Records & The Birth Of Disco ... CD
Scepter/BGP (UK), Mid 70s. Used ... $9.99
The benchmark mid 70s Disco Gold compilation on the Scepter label – plus standout numbers from its sequel – together here on what can be considered a definitive early disco set! During the mid 70s, some of the older New York soul indies were the first to get on the disco tip – ... read more CD

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VariousDisco Kandi 5.02 – A Glittering Selection Of The Sexiest Disco House & Uplifting US Garage ... CD
Hed Kandi (UK), 2002. Used 2CD ... $9.99
The Hed Kandi folks certainly know how to pick 'em – and have come up with a huge batch of great recent club tracks – many from US origin, pulled from small labels, hard to find singles, and often featuring great remixes! The set's got 24 tracks in all – unmixed, and on 2 CDs ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousDisco Kandi Vol 4 – A Glittering Selection Of The Sexiest Disco, House, & Uplifting US Garage ... CD
Hed Kandi (UK), 2001. Used 2CD ... $8.99
The folks at Hed Kandi are back with another fantastic collection of modern nightlife party grooves! This one's got 23 tracks on 2 CDs and is at least as strong as the last batch, with the usual great Hed Kandi cover art. There's plenty of heavier grooves and quieter moments here to keep your ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousDisco With A Feeling – An Introduction To The Heart & Soul Of Independent Disco ... CD
Athens Of The North (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $12.99
A set that really lives up to its title – as all these rare tracks really have a special sort of feeling – a warm spirit and positive energy that's way different than you might expect from the title! In fact, it's probably not even fair to call this work disco at all – as most of ... read more CD

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VariousDIW – Disk In The World – Compiled By Jun Numata ... CD
DIW (Japan), Late 80s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $29.99
The cover looks a bit punk rock, but the music here is all jazz – pulled from the great catalog of DIW Records – the groundbreaking imprint of Japan's Disk Union record stores! Back at the end of the 80s, the company really started to put its money where its heart was – and ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousDJ Andy Smith Presents Reach Up – Disco Wonderland Vol 2 ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 16.99
A soaring batch of disco gems, club cuts, and undiscovered nuggets – all pulled together to make a set that's even better than the first entry in this Disco Wonderland series! DJ Andy Smith and associates bring together a great array of fresh tracks from back in the day – not massive ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDJ Andy Smith's Jam Up Twist USA – R&B Rockers, Rockabilly, Northern Soul, & Sleazy Shakers ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $2.99
A great US take on the Jam Up Twist sound of DJ Andy Smith – the groove he explored on a previous compilation in the UK – now served up here in a different lineup for the states! The music is a mad mix of R&B, jump blues, rockabilly, and other raw sounds from the tail end of the ... read more CD

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VariousDJ Muro King Of Diggin' – Diggin' OST ... CD
Octave (Japan), Early 70s. Used ... $19.99
Funky Japanese soundtracks galore – served up by the legendary DJ Muro! Muro's a name we can really trust for mixes of rare American funk and soul – but this time around, he turns his talents towards his homeland, and comes up with an incredible blend of rare Japanese grooves pulled ... read more CD
(Still sealed with obi!)

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VariousDo The Blues 45s – The Ultimate Blues 45 Collection ... CD
Think (Japan), 1960s. New Copy ... $29.99
A killer collection of rare blues material – and one that's pretty darn funky at times too! The set dives deep into the very underground world of the blues 45 – not the previous scene of rare 78rpm recordings that have been documented heavily for decades – but the later ... (Blues, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousDoing It In Lagos – Boogie, Pop, & Disco In 80s Nigeria ... CD
Soundway (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
Damn great work from the early 80s Nigerian scene – music that's evolved strongly past the Afro Funk of the 70s, and often has the same electro soul sound as work from the US at the time! These cuts are unabashedly upbeat, and aimed at the dancefloor – full of the kind of basslines and ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD
Also available Doing It In Lagos – Boogie, Pop, & Disco In 80s Nigeria (3LP set with bonus 7 inch) ... LP 31.99

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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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VariousEnjoy The Experience – Homemade Records 1958 to 1992 ... CD
Sinecure/Now Again, 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
An incredible companion to the book Enjoy The Experience – and like that volume, a set that's filled with gems from the obscure sides of the American recording industry – vanity and privately pressed records that are plenty darn groovy, and pretty darn funky in all the right spots! The ... read more CD
(A great 2CD package – a mini-hardcover book like package – with 44 pages of notes and photos!)

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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 4 CDs ... $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.)

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VariousFlying Dutchman Anthology ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Soul Brother (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99
Funky soul, righteous jazz, and hip production made the Flying Dutchman label one of the greatest imprints of the early 70s! The label was the brainchild of producer Bob Thiele, and was a post-60s project to bring together unheard voices in African American culture – recording heavily in a ... read more CD

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VariousFree Soul Flying Dutchman ... CD
Flying Dutchman/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $26.99
A fantastic double-dip into the mighty catalog of Flying Dutchman Records – one of the hippest early 70s imprints in the worlds of jazz, soul, and funk! The blend of music here is great – as the collection features some key cuts by the bigger names on the label, plus some overlooked ... read more CD

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VariousFree Soul TK ... CD
TK/Solid (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $26.99
A deep double-dip into the legendary TK Records catalog of Miami Soul – and one that offers up a very different version of the label than you might know from the hits! This 2CD set follows in the best tradition of the Free Soul series from Japan – which means that the collection is ... read more CD

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VariousFreedom Jazz Dance ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2004. New Copy ... $11.99
A tremendous collection of modern jazzy groups – featuring unreleased material by Schema Records legends Nicola Conte and Gerardo Frisina, plus some of the best bits from the European underground! The set does a great job of collecting "bubbling under" tracks that have been ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFreedom Jazz Dance – Book 3 ... CD
Schema (Italy), 2006. New Copy ... $11.99
The sound of jazz in the 21st Century – a bold new wave of acosutic expression and soulful improvisation – served up here in an amazing assortment that features a few previously unreleased tunes! As with other volumes in this Schema series, the focus here is on the strong return to ... (New Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female ... read more CD

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VariousGilles Peterson – Worldwide Programme 3 ... CD
Talkin' Loud (UK), 2003. Used ... $7.99
The greatest DJ in the world does it again! Gilles Peterson is the one guy we've listened to again and again and again over the years – shaping our tastes and our turntables for at least 15 years with his magical ability to uncover some of the best cuts around – new, old, rare, and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousGreg Belson's Divine Disco – American Gospel Disco 1974 to 1984 ... CD
Cultures Of Soul, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $8.99
Think disco sounds only hit the dancefloors in the 70s? Think again – because this killer collection brings back a whole host of club-sounding gospel tunes from the time – proving once again that soul and gospel records have always gone hand in hand over the years! The vibe isn't ... read more CD
(Still sealed, shrink has a small hole and a sticker remnant.)

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VariousGroove Jammy 2 – Mocean Worker Digs Into The 32 Records Vault For Some More Great Funk Classics ... CD
32 Jazz, 1970s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Catalyst, Les McCann, Joao Donato, Grant Green, Carlos Garnett, Eddie Jefferson & ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousHammond Heroes – 60s R&B Organ Grooves ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
A great collection of 60s Hammond organ groovers – and from sources you might not normally expect! Given the fame of jazz players on the instrument – like Jimmy Smith and Jimmy McGriff – it's easy to forget how many rock and roll groups were also playing the Hammond in the 60s ... read more CD

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VariousHarlem Sessions – A Selection Of Cinematic 70s Soul & Funk ... CD
Union Square (UK), Late 60s/1970s. Used 2 CDs ... $9.99
Music from Isaac Hayes, Curtis Mayfield, Millie Jackson, Billy Paul, Esther Phillips, Gary Bartz NTU Troop, Bob James, Patrice Rushen, Shirley Brown, Young Holt Trio, Bootsy Collins & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHead Jazz ... CD
Label M/Atlantic, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $4.99
A stoned-out batch of funky jazz tracks from the Atlantic catalog of the 60s and early 70s – 13 funky and trippy tunes that sound wonderful together! Some tracks are straight and funky, others have a bit of a goofy edge, and others have an expanded consciousness that fits well with the Head ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHi Records Rarities Vol 2 – Funky & Groovy – Harlem Shuffle ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
The funky side of Hi Records – music that goes way past the mellow burning soul you might normally know from the label – served up here in a wealth of rare singles from the Memphis powerhouse of soul! Hi had a lot more going on in the 70s than just the big hits and classic albums that ... read more CD

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VariousHi Records Rarities Vol 3 – Tender & Mellow – Any Way The Wind Blows ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $13.99
Hi Records way past the hits – served up here in a wonderful batch of rare singles that go way past the obvious numbers you may know from the label! Most of the cuts have this mellow groove that's mighty nice – not totally laidback, but kind of slow-stepping in a style that takes off ... read more CD

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VariousHi Records Rarities Vol 4 – Slow & Deep – Sweetness Ain't Sweet No More ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $13.99
Hi Records goes nice and deep – not just in a deep soul style, but in a setting that also showcases some of the lesser-known talents who recorded for the legendary Memphis soul label! The package is overstuffed with rare goodies from the vaults of Hi – 26 tracks that include a fair bit ... 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 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
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 CD
Also available Horn Rock & Funky Guitar Grooves 1968 to 1974 ... LP 19.99

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VariousHunk Of Heaven – Volume 4 Of The Collectable Jazzman Sevens Series ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $8.99
Proof that there's few labels better at digging up an interesting groove than the mighty Jazzman imprint – home to a consistently great series of reissue 45s over the past 10 years or so! The Jazzman groove goes way beyond the standard deep funk line – into a realm of groovy styles ... read more CD

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VariousIn The Red Vols 1 & 2 – A Selection Of Rare & Hidden Britfunk Gems ... CD
Chuwanaga (France), Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
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 CD

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VariousIt Came From Memphis ... CD
Upstart, 1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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VariousJ Jazz – Deep Modern Jazz From Japan 1969 to 1984 ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
Mindblowing jazz from Japan – a tremendous introduction to the 70s scene in Tokyo if you've never heard this music at all – and a package that also includes a fair bit of rare tracks, even if you're not a newcomer! The Japanese love of American jazz is no secret – and the music ... read more CD

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
Part 1 of the legendary compilation series of James Brown Productions for his own People Records imprint – with monster tracks by The JBs, Lyn Collins, and Maceo! Now a long-established treasure trove of stone classic funky soul, it's easy to forget that the deeper legacy of the People ... read more CD
(Out of print, disc has light marks but plays fine.)
Also available James Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... LP 26.99

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s. Used ... $4.99
One of the best-ever compilations of James Brown productions – and the second slammin' hard compilation of great tracks from the People label. This one's got some more obscure stuff (including 2 previously unreleased tracks), and material by Bobby Byrd, Vicki Anderson, Maceo, Marva Whitney, ... read more CD
Also available James Brown's Funky People Part 2 ... LP 26.99

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VariousJamie 3:26 Presents A Taste Of Chicago ... CD
BBE (UK), 2020. New Copy ... $14.99 18.99
Jamie 3:26 bills himself as "the next level of house" – and that definitely feels like the case here, as the Chicago DJ serves up very long edits and mixes of a host of great tracks – one club cut from the mid 70s, Chicago house classics from the late 80s, and a few ... read more CD
Also available Jamie 3:26 Presents A Taste Of Chicago ... LP 24.99

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VariousJazz Dance Classics Vol 2 ... CD
Luv N' Haight, Early 70s. Used ... $16.99
2nd volume in this great series of sweet n funky tracks from the vaults of the Fantasy/Prestige/Riverside labels. As usual, the CD contains a few bonus tracks, to make for a super long set of raw jazz funk grooves that includes "Boogaloo Joe" by Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones, "Shortnin' ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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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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VariousJoey Negro – 2019 Essentials ... CD
Z Records (UK), 2019. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
A heavy duty set of remixes from the great Joey Negro – a collection that's very much in the spirit of his Remixed With Love series – in that it features Joey's own soulful take on a variety of different dancefloor grooves! As with that series, many of the tracks here are older club ... read more CD

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VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes Vol 4 – The Ultimate Collection – NYC Classic Underground Anthems & Previously Unreleased Remixes (4CD set) ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... $24.99 34.99
John Morales has a wonderful talent for taking a funky track and making it sound even funkier – which he does beautifully here in this killer collection of old school tunes! Many of the numbers are vintage clubby soul from the late 70s and early 80s – and Morales has this great way of ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousJump Back – Imitations, Interpolations, & The Inspiration Of James Brown ... CD
Le Smoke Disque, 1970s. Used ... $4.99
A heavily funky and far reaching collection of tunes written by the Godfather – eclectic 60s & 70s material from all over the globe – each with a unique approach, but perfectly connected in their displays of JB's boundless funky spirit! The set includes a few tracks familiar to ... read more CD

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VariousKaleidoscopica – Obsessive Psychedelic Funk Beat 70s Italian Music Library ... CD
Plastic (Italy), Early 70s. Used ... $19.99
Funky studio grooves from Italy – pulled from one of the few sound library sources that the grooveheads still haven't plundered! The folks at Plastic put this one together with the same sort of funky bent as their legendary Stroboscopica sets – and the handsome packages features 16 ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD
(Out of print, digipack cover has a cut corner.)

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VariousKev Beadle Presents Private Collection – Independent Jazz Sounds From The 70s & 80s ... CD
BBE (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
A completely sublime collection of spiritual jazz numbers from the 70s – put together by the legendary Kev Beadle, one of the first cats to spin the music with Gilles Peterson on the UK scene! The package is a great mix of essentials from years back, plus some under-discovered nuggets from ... read more CD

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VariousLA's Unsung – Nimbus West Compilation ... CD
Nimbus, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A very fitting title for a really wonderful compilation – one that features tracks from the catalog of the legendary Nimbus Records label, home to some of the most creative work in the Los Angeles scene at the end of the 70s and beginning of the 80s! Nimbus' main star talent was pianist ... read more CD

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✨✧ VariousLate Night Tales – Nightmares On Wax ... CD
Late Night Tales (UK), 1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. Used ... $9.99
An early entry in this classic series – with some exclusive material too! Features work by Focus, Dusty Springfield, Cortex, Quincy Jones, Search, Tom Scott, Large Professor, Tony Allen, and others! CD
(In the original slipcase.)

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VariousLateNightTales – Four Tet ... CD
Azuli, 2004. Used ... $9.99
Music from Rahsaan Roland Kirk, Koushik, Hal Blaine, Terry Riley, Max Roach, Tortoise, Smoke, Gravediggaz, Four Tet, Fairport Convention & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLateNightTales – Matt Helders From The Arctic Monkeys ... CD
Azuli (UK), 2008. Used ... $6.99
Music from Goblin, Viktor Vaughn, Yamasuki, Zeph & Azeem, Dj Format, Little Barrie, the Black Keys, the Stooges, Johnny & the Hurricanes, Mos Def, Luniz, the Coral & more. CD
(Still sealed with slipcase.)

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VariousLateNightTales – The Flaming Lips ... CD
Azuli (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Bjork, Miles Davis, Chris Bell, Faust, Aphex Twin, Alfie, the Chameleons, the Chemical Brothers, Love & Rockets, Lush, Psychedelic Furs, Nick Drake, Sebadoh, 10 CC & more. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLet's Dance Records – Mike Macharello & Duane Thamm Jr – Chicago 1983 to 1985 ... CD
Let's Dance/Still Music, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A cool collection from the earliest years of the Chicago house music scene – a time when the city's grooves were maybe as beholden to the styles from overseas as they were the new vibe going on in the Windy City! Lots of these tracks have heavier beats than basslines, and almost reflect some ... read more CD

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VariousLight Mellow Malaco ... CD
Malaco/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99
You might know Malaco Records as a hotbed of deep soul during the 70s – but as the decade progressed, the southern label also really opened up to some of the warmer, more sophisticated styles that were brewing up north – all to create a magnificent sort of hybrid that really helped move ... read more CD

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VariousLight Mellow TK ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
Warm and wonderful tunes from the mighty TK Records – the famous Miami label best known for its disco hits of the 70s, but a company that recorded a whole heck of a lot more great music at the time! Most of these tracks are turned down a few notches from disco or club – still ... read more CD

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VariousLiquid Sunshine – Easy Listening From The KPM 1000 Series 1970 to 1978 ... CD
KPM/Vocalion (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $18.99
Easy listening, but done the KPM Sound Library way – which means that most of the cuts here have a great undercurrent of funk! Given that KPM often employed the same artists who recorded the style of funky easy featured on the famous Sound Gallery compilations, you can bet that this set's a ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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VariousLive It Up – Bayswater Beat Girls 1964 to 1967 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Storming groovers from the UK scene of the mid 60s – all gems from that special moment when female British singers were often working with a heavy dose of soul! You'll recognize a few of the names here, and will discover a lot more along the way – and although there have been other ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousLord Have Mercy – The Soulful Gospel Of Checker Records ... CD
Playback, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $11.99
A much-needed look at an under-exposed side of the legendary Chess Records – the label's incredible run of gospel records, most of which were every bit as great as their Chicago soul sessions! This package is the first to really dig into that rich history – and has a wonderful focus on ... read more CD

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VariousLotus Disco – #Love #Hope #Desire ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
Not the kind of record you'd bring to a yoga class, as you might think from the title – but instead a really joyous celebration of soulful club music – pulled together with a host of disco classics from the late 70s and early 80s! These aren't the big hits of the time, but instead some ... read more CD

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VariousMainstream Soul Survey – Talk To The Rain ... CD
P-Vine (Japan), Early 70s. Used ... $24.99
Harmony soul heaven – a wealth of rare soul singles issued by the Mainstream Records family of labels in the 70s – most of which have never been on CD before! Mainstream's best remembered as a jazz imprint from the period, but they also turned out plenty of great soul too – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)
 
 



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