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VariousAfrica Airways 4 – Disco Funk Touchdown 1976 to 1983 (with bonus download) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
We've had some great trips on Africa Airways in recent years – and this sweet fourth set proves once again that the fun lies in the journey, not the destination! As before, the cuts here share a lot more with American funk than you might think – especially the tight late 70s style with ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download!)

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VariousAfrica Airways 6 – Mile High Funk 1974 to 1981 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Africa Seven (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99 32.99
Soar through the skies on this sweet collection of rare African funk – the sixth volume in a series that seems to get better and better with each new release! Most of the cuts here are heavy on styles that resonate with the American scene of the late 70s – particularly the large ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAkwaba Abidjan – Afrofunk In 1970s Ivory Coast ... LP
Oriki (France), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $29.99 34.99
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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VariousBehind The Dykes – Beat, Blues, & Psychedelic Nuggets From The Lowlands 1964 to 1972 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Decca/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $35.99 36.99
Well, they spelled "dikes" wrong in the title – but we can hardly fault them for that, as the set is a stunning batch of work from the Dutch scene at the end of the 60s – a really surprising powerhouse of new ideas and mindblowing music! Maybe that's no surprise, given the ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet with track-by-track liner notes!)

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VariousBest Of Doris Wishman (with bonus DVD) ... LP
Something Weird/Modern Harmonic, 1960s. New Copy ... $25.99 26.99
A weird and wild collection of work that once graced the films of Doris Wishman – dubbed in the notes as the "pint-sized sleaze queen" of 60s nudist films – with an underground legacy that finally gets its due in this very cool package! The audio component is a mix of film ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus DVD and liner zine!)
Also available Best Of Doris Wishman (with bonus DVD) ... CD 17.99

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VariousBest Of Philadelphia International Records ... LP
Philadelphia International/Legacy, 1970s. New Copy ... $21.99 22.98
A soaring set of classics from one of the greatest soul labels of all time – the Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff powerhouse of Philadelphia International Records – home to a huge amount of music that was as important to the 70s as Motown was to the 60s! Philly International opened the door ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBest Of Uno Melodic Records ... LP
Uno Melodic/Expansion (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBlack Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (with download) ... LP
Now Again, 1970s/1990s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 24.98
Covers and music inspired by the towering figure in Afrofunk – the great Fela Kuti – rare 70s material a few modern cuts recorded in Nigeria, Trinidad, Ghana, Colombia, Germany and America – some previously unreleased, and all wonderful representations of the far-reaching ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card.)
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Black Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD 8.99
Black Man's Cry – The Inspiration Of Fela Kuti (CD & book) ... CD 6.99

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VariousBlack Riot – Early Jungle, Rave, & Hardcore (with bonus download) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $32.99 36.99
Amazing sounds from a time when the London scene really took off – when it left behind some of its slavish love of American sounds in previous decades, and exploded with blinding dancefloor energy of its own! The music here represents a true UK hybrid – crafted after years of American ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download – and initial copies come with a very cool graphic novel!)
Also available Black Riot – Early Jungle, Rave, & Hardcore ... CD 19.99

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VariousBoombox – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap 1979 to 1982 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... $34.99 39.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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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 ... $29.99 34.99
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

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✨✧ VariousBrand New Wayo – Funk, Fast Times, & Nigerian Boogie Badness 1979 to 1983 ... LP
Comb & Razor, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
Nigerian funk & boogie numbers from the late 70s & early 80s – post Afrobeat and post disco material from the prosperous, post dictatorship years – funk, soul and disco infused stormers from Mixed Grill, Bayo Damnazio, The Stormmers, Joe Maks, Segun Robert, Martha Ulaeto, Honey ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped bottom corner, but the vinyl is great!)

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VariousCafe Exil – New Adventures In European Music 1972 to 1980 ... LP
Ace (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 36.99
A fantastic little collection – one that gets at a special side of the 70s European scene that wasn't quite prog, wasn't quite art rock, and wasn't quite experimental – but which definitely lay to the left of the mainstream during the decade and really helped set the tone for years to ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Cafe Exil – New Adventures In European Music 1972 to 1980 ... CD 12.99

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VariousCherrystones Presents Critical Mass 2 – Hearts Of Champions (with bonus download) ... LP
Touch Sensitive (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $33.99
A really great collection of work – put together by one of the all-time great crate diggers – the mighty Cherrystones, a man who's introduced us to more great music over the years than we might care to admit! The package focuses on unusual cuts from the early 80s scene – work ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousChristians Catch Hell – TK Gospel Roots ... LP
Gospel Roots/Honest Jons (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
A really really beautiful little compilation – one with a sound that's every bit as powerful as the image on its cover! The music here all comes from the Gospel Roots label of Miami soul powerhouse TK Records – a key force in mainstream soul in the 70s, but also a company who issued ... (Gospel, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCraig Charles Trunk Of Funk Vol 1 ... LP
Soul Bank, 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 29.99
A smoking set of funk and soul put together by Craig Charles – once an actor, now a long-running DJ on the BBC – where his ear for a tune has made him almost as important as John Peel and Gilles Peterson! Craig's got a wide-ranging appreciation for all things funky – which comes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousDear Sunny (clear orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A sweet little tribute to the great Sunny Ozuna – the soulful lead singer of The Sunliners, who were one of the best Texas soul groups back in the 60s! His original tunes virtually invented the concept of brown-eyed soul, and helped bridge communities in the process – and that spirit ... (Deep Funk, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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VariousDemoitis Vol 1 (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Big Crown, 2021. New Copy ... $19.99
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VariousDirections In Music 1969 to 1973 – Miles Davis, His Musicians, & The Birth Of A New Age In Jazz ... LP
Ace/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $24.99 26.99
The reach of Miles Davis is plenty wide – as right from the start, the trumpeter was associating himself with some of the hippest young talent on the scene! Yet the apex of those associations may have come in the late 60s and early 70s, when the newly-electric Miles was experimenting in all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Directions In Music 1969 to 1973 – Miles Davis, His Musicians, & The Birth Of A New Age In Jazz ... CD 12.99

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Capsoul Label ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 24.98
A treasure trove of funk and soul from one heck of a great little label – Columbus, Ohio's short-lived Capsoul imprint – only around for 5 years in the 70s, but home to a great flurry of indie singles! We first caught onto the label's brilliance with their funky classics "Hot ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEccentric Soul – The Prix Label ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $23.99 26.99
A glorious batch of unearthed soul and funk from the early 70s central Ohio scene – the storming singles of Prix label – culled from ultra rare 45s plus previous unreleased gems! Prix was the imprint started to release work captured at Columbus's Harmonic Sounds studios commercially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 2000 copies.)
Also available Eccentric Soul – The Prix Label ... CD 7.99

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VariousErnest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $32.99 36.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Ernest Chahoud Presents Taitu – Soul Fueled Stompers From 1960s/1970s Ethiopia ... CD 9.99

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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 ... $39.99 42.99
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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VariousEsterno Notte Vol 3 – The Ultimate Italian Cinematic Prog & Urban Jazz-Funk Collection 1974 to 1979 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $42.99 44.99
A great entry in this very groovy series – one that shifts the title a bit from previous volumes, and which also moves the music a bit too – but all while staying pretty darn funky! The set's got much more of a 70s soundtrack vibe than some of the other entries – loads of great ... (Soundtracks, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousEthiopian Hit Parade Vol 1 ... LP
Ahma/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
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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VariousFeeling Nice Vol 4 – A Collection Of Super Rare & Super Heavy Funk 45s From The Late 60s & Early 70s (with bonus 7 inch) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 32.99
Great sounds from a series that's always got us Feeling Nice – thanks to its never-ending array of rare funk and soul tracks from the glory days of the scene! The work here goes way past the obvious – and given that Tramp's been giving us some of the best funky 45 reissues for over a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus 7 inch – the previously unreleased "I Feel A Groove Comin ON" by South Side.)

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VariousFire Over Babylon – Dread, Peace & Conscious Sounds At Studio One ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $34.99 39.99
Some of the most righteous sounds ever recorded at the legendary Studio One label in Jamaica – 70s music that marks a time when the company was moving into some of the more thoughtful, meaningful lyrics that rose to prominence during the rasta generation! The shift is no surprise, given that ... (Reggae, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Fire Over Babylon – Dread, Peace & Conscious Sounds At Studio One ... CD 19.99

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VariousForge Your Own Chains – Heavy Psychedelic Ballads and Dirges 1968 to 1974 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99 28.98
Rare psychedelia from all over the world – rock, soul, funk and astral folk – styles flowing cohesively on a single compilation thanks to the killer melodies, hard drums & percussion, and the impeccable taste of the Now Again/Stones Throw team! Forge Your Own Chains, simply put, is ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Forge Your Own Chains – Heavy Psychedelic Ballads and Dirges 1968 to 1974 ... CD 7.99

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VariousFunction Underground – The Black & Brown American Rock Sound 1969 to 1974 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 24.98
The deepest of the deep from the American scene at the start of the 70s – groups so hip they weren't quite soul, weren't quite rock – and instead kind of a funky hybrid of both! After opening our ears to countless underground sounds from around the globe, the Now Again label turn back ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Function Underground – The Black & Brown American Rock Sound 1969 to 1974 ... CD 7.99

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VariousGary Crowley's Lost 80s Vol 2 – 21 More Diverse & Eclectic Tracks 1980 to 1986 (180 gram clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Edsel (UK), 1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $86.99
A second great helping of hip British work from the 80s – all put together by British radio DJ Gary Crowley – whose work on Capitol Radio London kept him quite close to the action at the time! As with the first volume, this set does a great job of going past obvious chart hits, and ... (Rock, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGenuine Houserockin' Music III ... LP
Alligator, 1980s. Very Good ... $1.99
Features tracks by Elvin Bishop, Katie Webster, The Paladins, AC Reed, Roy Buchanan and more! (Blues, Funky Compilations) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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VariousGilles Peterson Presents MV4 (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Brownswood (UK), 2021. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99 31.99
A fantastic moment of music from a single day in the studio – a real outpouring of creative activity from the contemporary London scene! MV4 stands for studio four at Maida Vale – a legendary London recording spot, host on this day to some of the hippest talents in the city, brought ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Indie exclusive!)

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VariousGreatest Thing – Rare & Classic 60s Detroit Soul ... LP
Tuff City, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 29.99
A deep dig into the Detroit soul scene during the city's glory days – a time when there were a huge number of local labels standing in the shadows of Motown – many of whom released the overlooked gems that you'll find on this set! The package is like finding a special stack of rare 45s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHabibi Funk – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 30.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousImpulse Records – Music, Message, & The Moment (4LP set) ... LP
Impulse, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 4LP ... $119.99 139.99
A stunning collection of work from the legendary Impulse Records catalog – a double-length set that focuses on the most spiritual side of the label! Red, green, and black are often used together as the colors of righteousness – but the orange and black of Impulse has stood strong as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A gorgeous package – a die-cut box set, with fold-out internal artwork, sleeves, and notes!)

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People (2LP version) ... LP
People, Early 70s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP version on Get On Down, with obi.)
Also available James Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... LP 24.99

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VariousJames Brown's Funky People Part 1 ... LP
Polydor/Get On Down, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $24.99 30.98
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 LP, Vinyl record album
Also available James Brown's Funky People (2LP version) ... LP 29.99

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VariousJugoton Funk Vol 1 – A Decade Of Non-Aligned Beats, Soul, Disco, & Jazz 1969 to 1979 ... LP
Jugoton/Everland (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $36.99 40.98
Fierce funk from behind the iron curtain in the 70s – a huge selection of tracks from the Yugoslavian record label Jugoton – most presented here to the western work for the first time ever! The music here isn't the usual American funk and soul of the decade – even though the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLagos All Routes ... LP
Honest Jons (UK), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99
A stellar batch of Afro funk and native groove from Lagos! Strains of western funk and soulful sounds work their way into the material – thanks again to Fela's mighty influence – but there's a lot more to it! Simmering along with the Afro funk and soul are some truly riveting native ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 9 – 16 Tailor Made Cuts – Compiled By Rob Bailey ... LP
Detour (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
There's few folks we'd trust to take us into the mod underground of the 60s more than Rob Bailey – and this series of his always delivers the goods, and reminds us that we've got a heck of a lot more to learn about music like this! Tracks come from rare singles and unreleased acetates – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLeon Gardner's Igloo Records ... LP
Athens Of The North (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99 26.99
Igloo Records was a teeny tiny label on the LA scene of the early 70s – but all of its releases turned out to be killers – most handled by the hip-looking Leon Gardner on the cover! The music is often heavy with the kind of deep funk you'd expect from rare singles at the time – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLet's Do The Boogaloo ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $24.99
A set that really gets at the full spectrum of the boogaloo groove – not just the Spanish Harlem sounds of the Latin Soul generation – but also the deeper roots of the style from across the USA! "Boogaloo" is a term that most folks use to refer to that New York uptown fusion ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLocal Customs – Burned At Boddie ... LP
Boddie/Numero, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $19.99
Numero does it again – unleashing an amazing batch of work for the first time ever! The collection features material that was pressed up at the tiny Boddie pressing plant in Cleveland – a wonderful range of local artists from the late 60s through the mid 80s – all served up with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Colored vinyl pressing of 1000 copies, with bonus poster! Cover has some wear and light water damage in one bottom corner – but the rest is fine, and poster is in good shape.)

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VariousLoma – A Soul Music Love Affair Vol 3 – Sad Sad Feeling 1964 to 1968 (180 gram pressing – with insert) ... LP
Loma/Future Days, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 22.99
Major labels didn't always get soul music as well as the indies back in the 60s – but there's one exception to that myth, the mighty Loma Records label from Warner Brothers! The company had a near-perfect run during its few years in business – killer soul singles that are every bit as ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousLoving On The Flipside – Sweet Funk & Beat Heavy Ballads 1969 to 1977 ... LP
Now Again, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $21.99 24.98
Mellow soul heaven – and one of the greatest compilations of this style we've ever heard! This is exactly the kind of laidback, tripped-out soul we totally love – a host of rare ballads and love songs pulled from the 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – sometimes by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download card – which also includes 80 page digital booklet!)

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VariousMen In The Glass Booth – Groundbreaking Re-edits & Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs – Part 1 (5LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 5LP ... $69.99 74.99
An incredible collection – and one that fills in a crucially under-documented side of the New York dancefloor generation – the wealth of special mixes and edits that were made for that city's important DJs for their own use in clubs! The package sorts through a mountain of never-issued ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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VariousMore Ethiopian Soul & Groove – Ethiopian Urban Modern Music Vol 3 (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Buda/Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $22.99 29.99
Mad music that's unlike anything else we can think of – a killer collection of funky grooves from the Ethiopian scene of the 70s – offered up here on a vinyl-only compilation! The set's a great one if you've heard the music of Mulatu, but want to dig a lot deeper – as the cats ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousMotown Collected (180 gram white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Motown/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1960s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... $41.99 44.99
They're not lying with the title – as this heavy set collects plenty of gems from Motown Records – some of the earliest Berry Gordy productions that set the tone for the label, through later tracks that still have the Motown flag flying strongly into the 80s! There's 33 tracks on the ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition – on heavyweight white vinyl!)

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 3 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 27.98
Mr Bongo reminds us once again why they've been one of our favorite labels of the past few decades – delivering a masterful collection of rare funky dancefloor grooves around the globe for their Record Club Volume 3! True to form, it's vintage rare funk, bossa, Afro Soul and underground ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousMr Bongo Record Club – Vol 4 ... LP
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $25.99 27.98
Maybe the coolest entry so far in this excellent series – and proof that the Mr Bongo label has gone much farther in recent years than it ever did in the past! Years back, Bongo was known as a hotbed of Latin and Brazilian music – but the sounds here are also rare funk and soul, other ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mr Bongo Record Club – Vol 4 ... CD 11.99

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VariousNew Orleans Funk – The Original Sound Of Funk 1960 to 1975 (3LP set) ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 3LP ... $39.99 44.99
One of the best compilations of New Orleans funk we've ever seen! Sure, the reissue market is always filled with stuff from the Crescent City – but so many New Orleans compilations are cheapo knock-offs, designed to cash in on the drunk Jazz & Heritage crowd, or they're simplistic sets ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNext Stop Soweto – Township Sounds From The Golden Age Of Mbaqanga ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 27.99
A beautiful set of late 60s to early 70s Soweto township jive sounds – soulful, joyful and amazing numbers mostly only ever available on rare South African 45s – brought to the world at large by our friends at Strut Records! Most numbers are from the early 70s, with a couple from the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousNigeria Soul Power 70 – Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Afro Disco ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $32.99 36.99
A fantastic collection of lesser-known gems from the 70s scene in Nigeria – music that's a great counterpart to better-remembered Afro Funk and soul from international giants like Fela Kuti and King Sunny Ade! This set digs deep, and is a nicelly expanded version of a set that Soul Jazz ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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VariousNippon Girls – Japanese Pop, Beat, & Bossa Nova 1967 to 1969 (coloured vinyl) ... LP
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... $24.99 26.99
Groovy, moddish, magnificent and sunny girl pop from The Land Of The Rising Sun – pummeling drums, jumping arrangements and groovy vocals from the mid-to-late 60s Japanese scene! This is fantastic stuff, any kitch or novelty appeal you might be expecting is kind of muted by the exceptional ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPaz E Futebol 3 – A Selection Of Brazilian Boogie & Disco Goodies 1979 to 1992 – Compiled By Junior Santos (with bonus download) ... LP
Sonar Kollektiv (Germany), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy ... $26.99 32.99
A very cool little set – one that takes off from the later years of the 70s samba soul generation in Brazil, and shows some of the funky changes that took place as the years went on! Junior Santos gave us the Brazilian Disco Boogie Sounds collection on Favorite Records – and this set ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousPeace Chant Vol 3 – Raw, Deep, & Spiritual Jazz (with download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99 22.99
A fantastic collection, and one that goes deep deep into the farther reaches of the spiritual scene in the 70s – tracks that are way more obscure than music on labels like Strata East or Impulse, and which really show an evolution of music ideas at the time! The core style is jazz, but there ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousPeace Chant Vol 4 – Raw, Deep, & Spiritual Jazz (with download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99 22.99
A fantastic collection, and one that goes deep deep into the farther reaches of the spiritual scene in the 70s – tracks that are way more obscure than music on labels like Strata East or Impulse, and which really show an evolution of music ideas at the time! The core style is jazz, but there ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes full album download code.)

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✨✧ VariousPraise Poems 5 – A Journey Into Deep Soulful Jazz & Funk From The 1970s (with bonus download) ... LP
Tramp (Germany), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 26.99
A record with a sound that's much richer than you'd expect from the cover – not the spare, stark image on the front – but a wonderfully deep array of sounds from the more spiritual side of the jazz spectrum! As with previous volumes, the collection of tunes here is amazing – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousPrestige Groovy Goodies Vol 2 ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good ... $8.99
A real classic from the 60s soul jazz years at Prestige Records – an album of work by some of the label's best talents of the late 50s and early 60s, all edited down to shorter 45-type takes! There's a fair number of tracks on each side – but the work is all great enough to warrant the ... (Jazz, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue label trident pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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VariousPsyche France Vol 7 – 1970s (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Warner/Parlophone (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... $23.99
A really cool entry in this ultra-hip series – a volume that moves a bit more into the 70s than previous ones, but still hangs onto all the wonderfully wild touches that makes the music so great! As you'd guess by the "psyche" in the title, there's certainly some psychedelic ... (French, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPurple Snow – Forecasting the Minneapolis Sound (4LPs with book) ... LP
Numero, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4 LPs ... $79.99 84.98
The amazing prequel to the big wave of funk and soul that exploded from the Minneapolis scene at the end of the 70s – early sounds that really point the way towards later grooves from folks like Prince, Alexander O'Neal, Andre Cymone, and the team of Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis! The massive ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousPyramid Pieces – Modal & Eco-Jazz From Australia 1969 to 1979 ... LP
Roundtable (Australia), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $39.99
A stunning discovery of Australian jazz in the 70s – and a long-overdue look at the deeper currents of that nation's overlooked scene! Aussie jazz is always pretty darn fantastic – inspired by the hippest American and European styles, but often something very much of its own – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousR&B Hipshakers Vol 5 – Rocks In Your Head (with bonus 7 inch single) ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 2LP & bonus 7 inch ... $43.99
Killer work from one of our favorite labels of all time – the mighty King Records, home to some of the best R&B material of the 50s, and some of the best cuts of the early soul years! Apart from the label's great fame and big hits, they also recorded countless other singles that barely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus 45 – with tracks by Kenny Marty and Lulu Reed!)

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✨✧ VariousRacubah! – A Collection Of Modern Afro Rhythms ... LP
Comet (France), 1999. Very Good 2LP ... $19.99
Groovy 2LP set that combines new and old Afro Grooves (in the tradition of Africa Funk!) – with many rare titles by African artists recorded in France that you'll be hard pressed to find elsewhere! Includes "Afro-Disco Beat" by Fela's drummer Tony Allen, "Racubah!" by the ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is bent a bit at the top right corner.)

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VariousSaturday Night – South African Disco Pop Hits 1981 to 1987 ... LP
Cultures Of Soul, Mid 80s. New Copy ... $22.99 25.98
Excellent work from the South African scene of the 80s – music that maybe provides a pathway to the new freedom to come, thanks to a joyous, upbeat sense of spirit – one that's equally wonderful all these many years later! The cuts here are all clubby, but less in the disco mode that ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Saturday Night – South African Disco Pop Hits 1981 to 1987 ... CD 14.99

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VariousSoul Love Now – The Black Fire Records Story 1975 to 1993 ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. New Copy 2LP ... $28.99 29.99
A great look at one of our favorite record labels of all time – a company that was one of the first we ever worked together with, back when we started Dusty Groove – and whose music has been a huge inspiration to us for decades! Black Fire is a really special record label from the DC ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Love Now – The Black Fire Records Story 1975 to 1993 ... CD 14.99

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VariousSoul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... LP
Fania/BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99 28.99
One of the hippest sets we've ever seen on Spanish Harlem – a collection that goes way past the Latin Soul hits, to dig deep in the uptown underground at the end of the 60s! The package is compiled with gems from the Fania catalog, but rally moves past the obvious – going for some of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Of Spanish Harlem – Beautiful Soul Music From The Heart Of New York's Spanish Harlem ... CD 11.99

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VariousSuper Bad Is Back ... LP
K-Tel, 1973. Sealed ... $18.99
The second volume of this series was even better than the first, and contains more hard funky stuff, like "Jungle Fever" by Chakachas, "Doin' It to Death" by the JB's, "Theme from Cleopatra Jones" by Joe Simon, "Fencewalk" by Mandrill, and 16 other funky cuts ... (Soul, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy! Cover has a cutout notch.)

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VariousTheo Parrish – Black Jazz Signature (unmixed) ... LP
Black Jazz/Snow Dog (Japan), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
Theo Parrish takes on the music of Black Jazz Records – yet somehow manages to make the whole thing come across with a cosmic groove that's all his own! By that, we don't mean that Theo's messing with the cuts – just that his selection here really highlights the more expansively ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousThis Ain't Chicago – The Underground Sound Of UK House & Acid 1987 to 1991 ... LP
Strut (UK), Late 80s/Early 90s. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
This ain't Chicago, but the sound here owes plenty to the Windy City as well – as the collection documents an amazing criss-crossing of cultural modes that occurred when early UK house musicians took the sound of the underground into the bigger British club scene! In a way, this music's a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousThose Shocking Shaking Days – Indonesian Hard Psychedelic Progressive Rock & Funk 1970 to 1978 ... LP
Now Again, 1970s. New Copy 3 LPs ... $28.99 29.98
A truly incredible overview of 70s Indonesian funk, rock and psychedelia infused recordings – and it's beautifully put together, to boot – one of the very best compilations yet from Stones Throw's Now Again branch! There's an undercurrent of funk to most of this material, but it's ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousUndercurrents – From The Joseph Weinberger, Programme Music, & Impress Libraries 1967 to 1985 ... LP
Buried Treasure (Germany), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $26.99 29.99
Nearth 20 years of work from some of the more obscure sound library labels on the European scene – served up here in a blend of modes that moves between heavy funk, jazzier grooves, and some more atmospheric keyboard-heavy tracks – all of which we're not sure we've ever heard before! ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWamono A to Z Vol 1 – Japanese Jazz Funk & Rare Groove 1968 to 1980 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
180g (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $26.99 34.98
A fantastic dip into the world of Japanese funk during the 70s – a great place to start if you don't want to slap down big money for expensive imports – and a set that's also got a fair bit of obscure numbers in the lineup, even if you have some of the material from this time! The ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWamono A to Z Vol 2 – Japanese Jazz Funk & Rare Groove 1970 to 1977 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
180g (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $29.99 34.98
A fantastic document of the lost funk legacy of 70s Japan – music that's often different than the jazz and pop work of the decade that sees greater reissue, and which shows a very strong influence from the American scene! The rhythms here are wonderful – sometimes in the best funky ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWizzz Vol 3 – Psychorama Francais 1967 to 1970 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Late 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Fab French grooves from the end of the 60s – funky, trippy, and a whole lot more – and a set that goes way beyond the sorts of familiar French tracks you'll know from your local coffee shop or bistro! Instead, these tunes really dig deep – very obscure work by artists who were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a very cool booklet of notes, too!)

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VariousYou Need This – A Journey Into Deep Jazz Vol 3 (3LP set) ... LP
BBE (UK), 1970s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $32.99 36.98
An excellent collection of rare jazz grooves – the special kind of tracks that effortlessly mix up influences and styles, with a result that makes each and every number a real standout in the set! This is the third volume in the series, and the mix of music is wonderful – tunes from ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousYou Need This – An Introduction To Black Saint & Soul Note Records 1975 to 1985 (3LP set) ... LP
Black Saint/BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $32.99 36.99
A tremendous look at one of the coolest jazz labels of all time – and one that has an especially strong focus on the more spiritual side of its music! The paired Black Saint and Soul Note labels came along from the Italian scene right at a time when so many other American companies were ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousCriminale Vol 3 – Colpo Gobbo (with bonus CD) ... LP
Flipper/Penny (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A funky variety of rare Italian Sound Library tunes from the Flipper Music vaults – running the gamut of the seedy soundtrack styles of the time – from pulpy psych, to rumbling funky percussion, to groovy mod organ jazz and well beyond! It's great stuff, clearly indicative of the ... (Sound Library, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(140 gram vinyl – with bonus CD.)

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✨✧ VariousHabibi Funk Vol 2 – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... LP
Habibi Funk (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
A second amazing collection of rare funk tracks from the Mid East – work that didn't exist in the same "scene"-styled world as American funk, but which instead comes from a disparate group of recordings that surprisingly, amazingly, turned out to be pretty darn funky! Musical modes ... (Global Grooves, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Habibi Funk Vol 2 – An Eclectic Selection Of Music From The Arab World ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ VariousSaoco – The Bomba & Plena Explosion In Puerto Rico 1954 to 1966 (3LP set) ... LP
Vampi Soul (Spain), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 3LP ... Just Sold Out!
A treasure trove of 50s and 60s music from Puerto Rico – and a killer compilation centered around the pioneering work of percussionist Rafael Cortijo and singer Ismael Rivera! Essentially, this a blueprint for the global salsa, tropical and Latin scenes to come – and it's invigorating ... (Latin, Funky Compilations) read more LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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