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✨✧ AaliyahI Care 4 U ... LP
Atlantic/Empire, 2002. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99 25.99
The lovely Aaliyah left our planet all too soon, and left behind a number of unissued tracks as well – material intended for a future album, and which was combined here with a few other tracks to make for a posthumous tribute to her too-short legacy in R&B! The practice is, unfortunately ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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✨✧ Johnny AceMemorial Album ... LP
Duke, Early 50s. Very Good- ... $29.99
The only full album from Johnny Ace – a key figure in the Memphis scene of the 50s, and one of the first great casualties of rock and roll! Johnny was one of the first singers to record for the legendary Duke label, and worked in a mode that helped transform the smoother style of the west ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early Duke pressing – yellow and purple label with deep groove! Cover and label have a small name in pen. Vinyl is clean, with light marks – cover is otherwise nice.)

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✨✧ Joe AcostaPower Of Love ... LP
Ghetto/Now Again, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
An extremely rare Latin Soul treasure – the legendary Power Of Love set by Joe Acosta – served up with some killer soul vocals by a young Joe Cruz! As you might guess from the "love" in the title, the set's got a focus on the sweeter sounds of Latin Soul – particularly ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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AdmasSons Of Ethiopia ... LP
Frederiksberg, 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 38.99
A really cool Ethiopian record, but not the sort you might expect – as most of the instrumentation here is heavy on electric elements, which includes a fair bit of 80s keyboards, synth, and drum machine lines! The group were actually exiles, living in the Washington, DC area during the early ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a very big booklet of notes – telling the unique legacy of the group!)

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AguabellaHitting Hard! (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epsilon/CuBop, 1977. New Copy ... $24.99 28.99
An album that definitely lives up to its title – as congolero Francisco Aguabella comes on hard, hitting strong throughout – and serving up a wicked blend of Latin, funk, and soul! The mid 70s set is a standout recording from Aguabella – done after he left the group Malo, and one ... (Latin, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Luther AllisonBad News Is Coming ... LP
Gordy, 1972. Very Good+ ... $99.99
A nice bit of funky blues, and a very strange record to appear on Motown! The production style and presentation are very rootsy – right down to the photo of Luther on the front cover, who's smoking a cigarette, but trying to pretend it's a joint! The style is electric blues of the Chicago ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label stereo pressing. Cover has light ringwear.)

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Herb AlpertRise ... LP
A&M, 1979. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A whole new level of genius for Herb Alpert – a record that's light years away from his earlier work with the Tijuana Brass, and which has the trumpeter stepping strongly into the world of smooth jazzy fusion! The title track here went platinum the minute it was released – and became ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear, edge wear, and is bent at the sides.)

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Ernestine AndersonBig City ... LP
Concord, 1983. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Ernestine Anderson at the height of her powers – caught during a very successful run at Concord Records, where she was easily one of the hippest things going down at the time! The group here is a trio, and very tight – Hank Jones on piano, Monty Budwig on bass, and Jeff Hamilton on ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Inez AndrewsIf Jesus Came To Your Town Today ... LP
Miracle, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
(Gospel, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mark from sticker removal and light wear.)

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✨✧ Apple & The Three OrangesFree & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 (with download) ... LP
Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 19.99
A funky treasure trove from Apple & The Three Oranges – a group we hardly know at all, but who really blow us away with the cuts on this collection! The groove is plenty hard right from the get-go – the best of the funky 45 underground of the early 70s – which means that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)
Also available Free & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 ... CD 7.99

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Chuck ArmstrongShackin Up (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
R&R/Real Gone, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 25.99
An obscure album of southern funky soul from Chuck Armstrong – an artist we know from his earlier funky 45 work in Chicago, but who sounds quite different on this set! The album was produced by George Kerr in New Jersey, but it's got a rolling, vamping approach on most cuts – a sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on "Barbecue Sauce" red vinyl!)

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PP ArnoldKafunta ... LP
Immediate/Charly (UK), 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $33.99
A classic set of British soul by PP Arnold – LA native, and a onetime member of the Ike & Tina Turner Revue who ended up staying behind in the UK after a mid 60s tour! The album's got a very interesting approach that's quite a bit more sophisticated than the sound of the Ike Turner group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Kafunta ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ Steve ArringtonDown To The Lowest Terms – The Soul Sessions ... LP
Stones Throw, 2021. New Copy 2LP ... $18.99 19.99
Steve Arrington's got a long long legacy in soul music – one that goes back to his late 70s work on Slave – but he also sounds completely contemporary here, working in collaboration with a whole host of producers who were no doubt influenced by his creations of the past, and help ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Art Of NoiseIn Visible Silence/Re-Works Of Art Of Noise ... LP
China (UK), 1986. Sealed 2LP ... $14.99 19.99
Special 2LP package, with bonus "Re-Works" album! LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with obi. Shrinkwrap has some price sticker remnants.)

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✨✧ Ashford & SimpsonIs It Still Good To Ya ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Ashford & Simpson don't need to ask at this point – their in full 70s soul stride here, and it's not good, it's great! By this point in the late 70s, Nick and Valerie are firmly holding the foreground as artists in their own right after many years of acting as songwriters for other soul ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch and a few light bends on the edges.)

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Ashford & SimpsonMusical Affair ... LP
Warner, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Near-perfect work from Ashford & Simpson – really grooving in full powerhouse mode here, and never missing a beat! By all rights, the team should have run out of steam by this point, but the album's another winner from their sublime Warner years – caught in a unique space between ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch and is bent a bit at the top left corner.)

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Ashford & SimpsonSo So Satisfied (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 21.99
Sublimely satisfying work from Ashford & Simpson – a stone killer from the height of their late 70s glory days on Warner Brothers! The pair are working together wonderfully at this point – wrapped up in that blend of upbeat soul and righteous undercurrents that made them a real cut ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition "Spring Green" vinyl pressing!)

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Ashford & SimpsonSolid ... LP
Capitol, 1984. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Darn solid work from Ashford & Simpson – one of the duo's biggest albums for Capitol Records, and a great set from their 80s run for the label! The groove here is a bit more heavy on keyboards and beats than before, but the pair still keep things plenty soulful with their positive, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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AssagaiAssagai ... LP
Vertigo/Cosmic Rock, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
An excellent bit of UK Afro-Funk – recorded at the beginning of the 70s by a group that included members of the legendary South African jazz combo The Blue Notes – Dudu Pukwana on reeds, Mongezi Feza on trumpet, and Louis Moholo on drums! The record's quite different than you'd guess ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Brian AugerAuger Incorporated (3LP set) ... LP
Soul Bank (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3LP ... $37.99 39.99
The great Brian Auger reaches way back into his catalog here – and brings together both classic cuts from his earliest years playing Hammond on the UK scene, and some unissued material that appears here for the first time ever! The set's maybe most noteworthy for featuring Auger in some more ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Brian Auger & Julie TippettsEncore ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- ... $24.99
An overdue reunion for Brian Auger and Julie Driscoll (now billed as Tippetts) – and a late 70s session that sounds quite a bit different than their mod soul of the 60s! The format here is still somewhat in a soul-based vein – but the sound is much more 70s, and much more "adult&qu ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese promo pressing. Cover has a few spots of sticker residue and a split seam held by clear tape.)

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Brian Auger & The TrinityDefinitely What ... LP
Atco, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Brian Auger's first album away from singer Julie Driscoll – and a landmark batch of funky organ work that made big waves in both the rock and jazz worlds at the time! Auger's really stretching out here – getting past the simple R&B of his roots, and going into a bubbling funky ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Patti AustinHavana Candy ... LP
CTI, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
Havana Candy, indeed – as singer Patti Austin's in her sweetest mode of the 70s – stepping off of years of background vocals for others, and really emerging as a great soul star on her own! Patti got the chance to cut some soul singles back in her early days – but work like this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has cut corner.)

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Sil AustinSil Austin Plays Pretty For The People ... LP
Mercury, 1959. Very Good+ ... $0.99 6.99
No honking here, as Sil Austin takes his deeply soulful tenor sax, and turns it to a set of creamy late-nite tracks – all done over some very "pretty" backings, ala the Verve strings work of Ben Webster or Lester Young. Most cuts have voices in with the orchestrations – and ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(60s mono red label pressing with deep groove. A nice copy.)

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✨✧ Average White BandAverage White Band ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
AWB's first for Atlantic – and a nice slice of funk that proves that they can mix it up with the best groups of the 70s! The record's got plenty of sweet electric keyboards over smooth funky basslines – and as the years go by, the band's white boy vocals don't sound nearly as bad as we ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Rockefeller label pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has minimal wear and is nice overall.)
Also available Average White Band (with bonus tracks) ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Average White BandCut The Cake ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Near Mint- ... $14.99
If you need to own one album by Average White Band, this is it! The album features the band at their funky best – playing hard and chopping away with a strong crossover sound that put them firmly on the map during the early 70s. Loads of tight rolling basslines and hard drums – all ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light ringwear and is lightly bent at the bottom corners.)
Also available Cut The Cake (with bonus tracks) ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Average White BandPerson To Person ... LP
Atlantic, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Their classic double live set from the mid 70s, and as tight a batch of grooves as you'll find on their studio albums! In fact, this one might even be tighter, as it's got a good set of classic tracks performed live, with a sound that's a little bit more uptight and open than the studio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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David AxelrodHeavy Axe (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Fantasy/Craft, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 28.99
A great back-to-basics solo album from the legendary David Axelrod – cut in the mid 70s for Fantasy Records, after higher-concept projects like The Auction and Messiah! This set gets right to the core – and focuses on the funk currents that were always part of Axelrod's larger ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersLifeline ... LP
Polydor, 1977. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $19.99 21.99
One of Roy Ayers' best-remembered albums of the 70s – a sublime blend of mellow numbers and some of his more club-oriented grooves of the time – all wrapped together with a genius that we can only describe as Ayers-like! The album's a beautiful example of the balance that Roy was ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersStoned Soul Picnic ... LP
Atlantic/Nature Sounds, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
An early album as a leader from the great Roy Ayers – a set that captures the vibes man at a time when he'd been working on the west coast soul jazz scene, and was stepping into even greater fame in the group of Herbie Mann! Yet this set is definitely Roy's own – kind of an ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy AyersVirgo Vibes ... LP
Atlantic/Nature Sounds, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 27.99
A far-reaching early gem from Roy Ayers – a set that's much more jazz-based than his later work, and a record that has him touching base with the Blue Note and Strata East sides of the jazz spectrum! The lineup here is incredibly hip – a mix of players that includes a young Charles ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Roy Ayers & Wayne HendersonPrime Time ... LP
Polydor, 1980. Near Mint- ... $11.99 13.99
A funky classic from the team of Roy Ayers and Wayne Henderson – both at the top of their game here, and effortlessly mixing together jazz, funk, and soul! The record really seems to embrace the best of both artists' styles – some of the bassy groovers that Wayne did so well himself, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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BabaduBabadu ... LP
Hanaiia/P-Vine (Japan), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 36.99
Rare Hawaii soul from the end of the 70s – an album that's a great extension of the sunny sound heard previously from Lemuria! Babadu's got a gently grooving glow that's right up there with the Free Soul sound of years back – an approach that's smooth, but not in commercial or chart ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Bagatelle11pm Saturday ... LP
ABC, 1968. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A heck of a great batch of blue eyed soul tracks – much harder-hitting than you'd expect from the name of the group, and done with a "live studio" feel that really makes the session kick! The group's a big one, of mixed origin – of the sort of party club type acts that used ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has light wear & aging, tiny cutout hole.)

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JR BaileyLove & Conversation ... LP
United Artists, 1977. Near Mint- ... $13.99
One of the few albums cut by the great soul singer JR Bailey – done with production from Buddy Scott, who also wrote most of the lyrics – in conjunction with Phil Medley, who also did the arrangements! The set begins with an uptempo clubby remake of "Taste of Honey", and also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Ginger BakerGinger Baker & Friends – Eleven Sides Of Baker ... LP
Sire, 1977. Near Mint- ... $11.99 14.99
A much more rock-based album than some of Baker's other post-Cream work – but still with some nice grooves that appeal plenty to our ears! The weaker tracks on the album are sort of in a quirky rock mode – but the better ones feature some snapping percussion from Baker and the group, ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Frank BallardRhythm Blues Party (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sun, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 29.99
An obscure soul set on the legendary Sun Records label – raw vocals from Frank Ballard, done in a style that still has a few older R&B currents in the mix, but which is definitely pointed strongly towards a 60s groove! Backings are by the band of tenorist Phillip Reynolds, and the sound ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(RSD Essentials pressing. Limited to 1000 copies.)

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BardeuxBold As Love ... LP
Synthicide (Japan), 1988. Near Mint- ... $11.99
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(Includes obi and insert.)

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Gene BargeDance With Daddy G ... LP
Checker, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99 14.99
A pretty hard rocking set of soul instrumentals from Gene Barge – a sax soloist with a honking King Curtis type sound, and a talent who was also doing a fair bit of producing and arranging for Chess during the 60s! This set is one of the few that Gene cut on his own, and is a loping set of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono light blue "checker piece" label pressing. Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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Shari BarnesHarvest Time ... LP
So'vi, 1987. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
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(Still sealed. Cover has a cutout hole, mild corner bend.)

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Dave BartholomewFats Domino Presents Dave Bartholomew & His Great Big Band ... LP
Imperial, 1961. Very Good+ ... $19.99 29.99
A great collection of early material from Dave Bartholomew – a key figure in the early days of New Orleans soul! Dave blows trumpet, arrangements are by Wardell Quezerque, and the group features Bobby James on organ and Smokey Johnson on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing – nice and clean! Cover has light wear near the top, but this is a very nice copy overall.)

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Basic GroupExpander ... LP
Tic/Mondo Groove (Italy), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 29.99
A sweet keyboard-heavy sound library set from the 80s – a record from that time when the sound library studios had gone down to one or two man performances, instead of the fuller groups from the past – and were making best use of the keyboard and drum machine elements of the time to ... (Sound Library, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Jimmy BeasleyJimmy's House Party ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 1950s/Early 1960s. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Modern Records sessions by Jimmy Beasley – done for the famous LA label, but all recorded in Beasley's home town of New Orleans – with a very raw, early Crescent City vibe! Many of these cuts were done with the group of Dave Bartholomew at Cosimo's Studios – and they're filled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Robin BeckTrouble Or Nothing ... LP
Metronome (Germany), 1989. Very Good ... $6.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & a hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Celi BeeFly Me On The Wings Of Love ... LP
APA, Late 70s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Soaring disco work from Celi Bee – one of the flashiest divas of the late 70s club years! The style here is a bit more straightforward and soulful than some of Celi's other work – especially her campy "Superman" hit – and the tracks often mix a strong bassy undercurrent ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and bent corners.)

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Bee Gees, Tavares, Yvonne Elliman, & OthersSaturday Night Fever ... LP
RSO, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Yes, it was a mega-hit – and yes, it was one of those records that everyone who lived through the 70s seemed to own at one time – but after all these decades, you can't deny the power of the Saturday Night Fever soundtrack – especially for the way that it mixed club soul classics ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. A nice copy.)

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Jesse BelvinJust Jesse Belvin ... LP
RCA, 1959. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Sublime work by a singer who should have dominated the 60s – had he not left this planet in an auto accident early in his short career! Jesse is wonderful here – getting even more coolness and class on RCA than he did in an indie setting – with help from the groups of Shorty ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s German pressing in a barcode cover, with a cut corner and Best Buy Series sticker.)

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George BensonGeorge Benson Collection ... LP
Warner, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $8.99
All the 70s classics – "On Broadway", "Give Me The Night", "Livin Inside Your Love", "Breezin", "This Masquerade", and lots more! (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(In the embossed cover. Includes the booklet. Cover has minimal wear.)

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✨✧ George BensonIn Flight ... LP
Warner, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Benson plays his guitar and also sings on some of these tracks, joined by Phil Upchurch on rhythm guitar, Ronnie Foster on electric piano & mini-moog, Jorge Dalto on clavinet & acoustic piano, Stanley Banks on bass, Harvey Mason on drums and Ralph MacDonald on percussion. Claus Ogerman ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has minimal wear.)

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George BensonLivin' Inside Your Love ... LP
Warner, 1977. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
Includes "Hey Girl", "Nassau Day", "Livin Inside Your Love", "Welcome Into My World", "Before You Go", "Unchained Melody", "Love Ballad", "Prelude To Fall", and "Soulful Strut". (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ringwear and a light stained spot in back.)

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Brook BentonGolden Hits Volume 2 ... LP
Mercury, 1963. Sealed ... $14.99
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(Stereo pressing, still sealed with some price sticker remnants, and a hole in back, with an ink stamp and purchase date written in pen on the cover.)

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Brook BentonHome Style ... LP
Cotillion, 1970. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Wonderful work from Brook Benton – and the kind of record that always gets overlooked in discussions of southern soul, but which is proof that Benton's always been a key force in the genre! Brook virtually invented the style with his earlier country soul recordings – and by the time of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Brook BentonMakin' Love Is Good For You ... LP
Olde World, 1977. Sealed ... $5.99
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Brook BentonStory Teller ... LP
Cotillion, 1972. Very Good+ ... $6.99 9.99
Cool Cotillion work from Brook Benton – southern soul mixed with smoother, sophisticated moments – and a perfect realization of the sound that Benton was going for in the 60s! There's a bit less country here than before – although Brook also still has one foot in his roots, too ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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✨✧ Brook BentonThat Old Feeling ... LP
RCA, 1966. Sealed ... $13.99
A mid 60s gem from Brook Benton, produced by Clyde Otis, done in wonderful, more stripped down style than some of his other efforts of the time. Titles include "My Darling My Darling", "Try A Little Tenderness", "Moon River", "The Second Time Around", and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 60s stereo pressing!)

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Chuck BerryChess Box (6LP Box Set) ... LP
Chess/MCA, 1950s/1960s/1970s. Very Good+ 6LP Box Set ... $36.99 49.99
Seminal work from one of the greatest guitarists of all time! LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – The bottom half of the box has staining, waviness and heavier wear with some splitting – due to moisture. The booklet is also half stained. But the vinyl is nice!)

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Big MaybelleBig Maybelle Got A Brand New Bag ... LP
Rojac, 1967. Very Good+ ... $33.99 39.99
Big Maybelle's got a new bag – and we like it! This tasty set was cut for the tiny Rojac label in between Maybelle's earlier years at Savoy and later albums on Brunswick – and it's got a swinging, 60s mod sort of style that's pretty darn groovy, baby! The arrangements are by Bob Gallo ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono white label promo. Cover has some light wear on the edges, a small stain in one corner, and a few light traces of pen in another corner. Vinyl is nice!)
Also available Big Maybelle Got A Brand New Bag (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 7.99

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Big MaybelleGospel Soul Of Big Maybelle ... LP
Brunswick, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $18.99
An obscure session for Big Maybelle, but a great one too – a record that has her moving past the melancholy blues of her earlier work, into a lively gospel-based mode that's surprisingly great for her voice! The sound is quite upbeat and joyous – in a style that really has Maybelle's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a small cut corner, and just a bit of light wear. Vinyl is great!)

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Black MerdaBlack Merda (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Lilith (Italy), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 33.99
Heavy duty fuzzy funk – and a landmark album from one of the most Hendrix-inspired groups of the early 70s! The style here is guitar funk with plenty of rock thrown in – all really fuzzed-up in production, and often a bit distorted – so that the group are kind of a lost link ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Black Renaissance (Harry Whitaker)Body Mind & Spirit (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Luv N' Haight, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A spiritual jazz classic – one of the rarest albums of its type from the 70s! This legendary session was recorded by Roy Ayers' keyboardist Harry Whitaker – working here as the leader of the Black Renaissance group, a one-shot ensemble that featured Woody Shaw on trumpet, Azar Lawrence ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby BlandBlues You Can Use ... LP
Malaco, 1987. Sealed ... $6.99
Titles include "For The Last Time", "Let's Part As Friends", "I've Got A Problem", "Our First Blues Song", and "24 Hours A Day". (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a thin cutout notch.)

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Bobby BlandMembers Only ... LP
Malaco, 1985. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A later gem from Bobby Blue Bland – done in a smooth style that fits the later approach of the Malaco label, but with a vocal style that hasn't dimmed a bit over the years! Bobby's still got that incredible rasp in his voice – that approach that easily made him one of the most soulful ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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Bobby BlandYears Of Tears ... LP
Malaco, 1993. Very Good ... $4.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a spot of pen on the back.)

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Bobby Bland & BB KingTogether Again – Live ... LP
ABC, 1976. Very Good+ ... $7.99
(Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Ponty Bone & The SqueezetonesEasy As Pie ... LP
Amazing, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Cover is lightly bent at the sides and corners.)

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✨✧ Boney MNightflight To Venus ... LP
Hansa, 1978. Very Good- Gatefold ... $9.99
A nice bit of space age disco fantasy from Boney M – a set that's got a few more electronic touches than some of the group's other records, but which still continues in a straight ahead poppy vein! There's a sound here that's arguably a bit more sophisticated than before – especially ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing with A10 and B13 matrix. Cover has edge wear.)

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Boogie BoysCity Life ... LP
Capitol, 1985. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Tracks include "Break Dancer", "A Fly Girl", "Do Or Die", "Shake & Break", and "Party Asteroid". 8 tracks total. (Hip Hop, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear, edge wear, and bent corners.)

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Booker T & The MGsAnd Now – Booker T & The MGs (orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax/Jackpot, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 30.99
A great little album from Booker T & The MGs – recorded in the post Green Onions years, at a time when the group was really coming together – with a tightness that perfectly illustrates their sublime Memphis instrumental groove! The album's heavy on guitar and organ, as you'd ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & The MGsBooker T & The MGs Greatest Hits ... LP
Stax, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Classic Memphis organ grooves from Booker T and the mighty MGs! Includes plenty of nice early tracks – like the funky sample classic "Hip Hug Her", and "Soul Limbo", "Time Is Tight", "Heads Or Tails", and "Hang Em High". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Booker T & The MGsComplete Stax Singles Vol 2 – 1968 to 1974 (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax/Real Gone, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $20.99 42.99
A sublime second chapter of work from Booker T & The MGs – pulled from a time when Stax Records was stepping out of the influence of Atlantic, and really opening the door to a wide variety of new soul sounds! That approach is definitely in place here – as the tracks really evolve ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On red vinyl!)

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Booker T & The MGsDoin' Our Thing (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax/Jackpot, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 30.99
Booker T & The MGs – definitely doing their thing on this late 60s cooker – and moving their instrumental sound into a whole new range than before! The album has a very groovy feel – nice and tight, with especially great organ and guitar lines – often tuned towards 60s ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & The MGsGreen Onions (180 gram green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 26.99
A legendary album of Memphis soul – and a full length set that helped redefine the sound of instrumental music in the 60s! The record's a monumental follow-up to Booker T & The MGs' huge hit single "Green Onions" – an extremely seductive organ-based instrumental that the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & The MGsHip Hug-Her (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax/Jackpot, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 30.99
Booker T's definitely getting a bit funky with this one – stepping off with the incredible title cut, a tune which really complicates the groove from the earlier years! The sound is still solid Memphis soul, with a raw instrumental vibe – but the grooves are even better than before, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & The MGsMelting Pot (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stax/Craft, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 28.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Booker T & The MGs – and very different than their early work! The record has Book & Co taking off with a stretched-out jazzy sound – carving expanded grooves that are filled with sweet organ solos, choppy guitar riffs, and some incredibly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & The MGsSoul Dressing (mono – clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Stax/Jackpot, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $27.99 30.99
A great little record from Booker T and group – often overlooked amidst the range between Green Onions and Melting Pot, but a very strong album of soulful Memphis instrumentals all the way through! Book's organ is bubbling hot, and the band's tight rhythm style works in a perfect laid-back ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Soul Dressing ... CD 9.99

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Booker T & The MGsSoul Limbo ... LP
Stax, 1968. New Copy ... $12.99 16.99
Very hip work from Booker T & The MGs – an album that has them standing out under a pier by the ocean on the cover – clearly a long way from their Memphis roots! The sound here still has a good dose of those roots, though – but it also shows them picking up some hipper ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BovelChanges ... LP
Athens Of The North (UK), Mid 1990s. New Copy ... $25.99 28.99
Obscure British soul from Bovel – a Manchester singer from the mid 90s, and one who's got a vibe that's very different than the more popular London soul of the same time! Bovel clearly came up through the underground, and embraces a host of important musical currents here – while also ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ David BowieYoung Americans ... LP
RCA, 1975. Very Good+ ... $24.99
A brilliant soul album! That's right, we said SOUL album! Bowie was at the height of his Ziggy Stardust fame when this one was recorded – a drastic left-turn in styles, forged during a point in his American tour when he could take a break, head to Philly, plug in at the Sigma Sound Studios, ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing in the textured cover. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some edge wear with minor seam splits.)
Also available Young Americans (180 gram pressing) ... LP 22.99

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Brand New HeaviesNever Stop – The Best Of The Brand New Heavies ... LP
Import (Germany), 1990s/2000s. New Copy 2LP ... $41.99 45.99
A killer collection of work from a group who are very near and dear to our hearts – a soulful combo who emerged from the UK scene at the end of the 80s, and really helped bring back a classic sort of warmth to soul music! Brand New Heavies were a funk combo at the core, but they were also ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BrandyeCrossover To Brandye ... LP
Kayvette, 1978. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A killer bit of female soul by a very short-lived group – one with a great sound that comes out of some real criss-crossing of styles – some deep soul currents, but some hipper modern soul touches at the top! The set was produced by Brad Shapiro, and has a good blend of his modern and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ BreakwaterSplashdown ... LP
Arista, 1980. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
No splashdown here – as Breakwater are every bit as soaringly soulful as they were on their debut set! The groove here is that perfect blend of jazz and soul that only a few groups in the 70s really got right – maybe Pleasure, or The Blackbyrds – and most certainly Breakwater, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Brenda & The TabulationsDry Your Eyes ... LP
Dionn, 1967. Very Good ... $36.99 43.99
Incredible early work from Brenda & The Tabulations – one of the best male/female soul groups of their era, yet one that's often sadly overlooked! This album will more than display why the group are so great – as they have a unique quality that's soft and sweet, yet also deeply ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover is great. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on one track on side one, and for a bit of another on side two. Otherwise nice and clean.)

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BrickGood High ... LP
Bang, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A killer debut from Brick – the start of a massive run at the end of the 70s, a time when the group was easily one of the biggest acts to come out of the up-and-coming Atlanta scene! Like some other Atlanta acts of the time, Brick had a way of fusing older funky soul on a tighter modern ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Masterfonics etch. Cover is bent just a bit at the spine.)

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Dee Dee BridgewaterAfro Blue ... LP
Trio/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
One of the greatest jazz vocal albums of all time – and one of the first true moments of genius from a young Dee Dee Bridgewater! The album's a Japanese only release (proof that they're always hipper to our jazz artists than we are!) – and it features Dee Dee singing material that's ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Brief EncounterBrief Encounter ... LP
Sound Stage 7/P-Vine (UK), Mid 1970s. New Copy ... $26.99 39.99
The rare first album by The Brief Encounter – a mid 70s funk group from North Carolina, but one who doesn't feel like a southern soul combo at all – as they work here with a sweet, strong, and jazzy flavor that makes them feel like the best of the California scene in the 70s! The group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy Japanese pressing – with obi!)
Also available Brief Encounter (smoky vinyl pressing) ... LP 12.99

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Brief EncounterBrief Encounter (smoky vinyl pressing) ... LP
Seventy Seven/Real Gone, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 23.99
The rare first album by The Brief Encounter – a mid 70s funk group from North Carolina, but one who doesn't feel like a southern soul combo at all – as they work here with a sweet, strong, and jazzy flavor that makes them feel like the best of the California scene in the 70s! The group ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On "Smoky Mountain" vinyl!)
Also available Brief Encounter ... LP 26.99

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Johnny BristolHang On In There Baby ... LP
MGM, 1974. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The first solo album from Johnny Bristol – a genius soul talent who did a bunch of great work for Motown as a writer and arranger, breaking out here on his own! Like so many other behind-the-scenes talents from the late 60s, Johnny turned out to be an excellent soul artist in his own right ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has splitting on the seams and light surface wear.)

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Brothers JohnsonBlam ... LP
A&M, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $7.99
Blam is right – an all-out batch of funky tracks from The Brothers Johnson – captured here right in the middle of their classic period with Quincy Jones! The Q's at the helm on production for the set, and the record's a great extension of their earlier efforts with the man – but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Dutch pressing. Cover has edge wear, a name and spot of marker in front, and lightly bent panels.)

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Brothers JohnsonRight On Time ... LP
A&M, 1977. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A funky classic from the Brothers Johnson – sweet funky soul, done with a polish few could match! The pair are still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and the record's filled with lots of tight jazzy grooves that certainly show Quincy's touch – and which set the record apart ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes lyric booklet. Cover has light wear on the opening, but looks nice overall.)

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Barbara BrownGot To Be Somebody – The XL Sessions – 60s Memphis Gold ... LP
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
A great full length collection of work by Memphis singer Barbara Brown – a vocalist who appeared both as a solo act, and with her sisters – on a variety of singles for labels like Cadet, Atlantic, Tower, and MGM in the late 60s and early 70s! Barbara's got a deep, rich voice that's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bill Brown & The Soul InjectionDreamworld Fantasies – Rare Single Collection ... LP
P-Vine (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $29.99 39.99
We don't know much about Bill Brown and his group – but they're a fantastic lost act from the 70s, and one who have a fantastic way of mixing warm soul harmonies with some very sharp grooves! The rhythms are pretty upbeat on most tracks, but the vibe is before the disco and club years – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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✨✧ Charles BrownGreat Charles Brown That Will Grip Your Heart ... LP
King, Early 1960s. Very Good+ ... $38.99
A great comeback album from this postwar legend – with titles that include "Lucky Dreamer", "Too Fine For Crying", "I Don't Want Your Rambling Letters", "Come Home", "Blow Out All The Candles", "If You Don't Believe I'm Crying Take A Look ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label King pressing – a nice copy! Cover has some light wear, but no splits.)

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Charles BrownOne More For The Road ... LP
Alligator, 1989. Near Mint- ... $5.99 7.99
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(Cover has a cut corner and large hype stickers.)
Also available One More For The Road ... CD 0.99

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✨✧ James BrownCold Sweat ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good- ... $19.99
A stone classic from Brother James – a wonderful 60s album that not only includes the incredible title track – one of James' best groovers from the time – but a set that also showcases his talents in so many other styles too! There's a few wonderful ballads – but completely ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label crown logo pressing with deep groove. Vinyl is clean, with light marks. Cover is nice.)

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James BrownGettin' Down To It ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $13.99 16.99
A great little album by James Brown – and very different than his other work! He cut this one with the groovy Dee Felice Trio – a jazz-based combo that he recorded on their own for King, on another very rare, very excellent record. The band's in similar form here, although not ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo blue label pressing with deep groove. NOTE – vinyl has an edge warp and plays with a swoosh sound on the first track on each side. Cover has ring and heavier edge wear.)

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James BrownHot ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the lesser-known albums from the mid 70's, and one that includes a mix of remakes of old stuff, and some faster tracks that seem to be aimed at the dancefloor. Dave Matthews arranged a number of tracks, including "Hot", "So Long", and "(I Love You) For Sentimental ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has ring impressions, bent corners, and is lightly stained and flaky at the bottom right corner.)

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James BrownJames Brown Sings Raw Soul ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good+ ... $48.99
Raw soul, indeed – a term that could have been coined for James Brown's vocal approach, and which probably makes one of its first appearances here on a record! The album's kind of a grab bag of earlier sides that James recorded for King, but it's a perfect showcase for his amazing sound in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo blue label crown label pressing – nice and clean! Cover has very light wear, and just a hint of splitting on the bottom seam – but is very nice too.)

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James BrownLive At The Apollo ... LP
King, 1963. Very Good ... $33.99
A landmark album that forever changed the face of live recordings – and soul music too! As has been told and retold often, King records not only had the genius idea of bringing recording equipment into the Apollo Theater to catch James in a smoking live setting – the sort of show that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early stereo blue label pressing without crown. Cover has aging.)
Also available Live At The Apollo (1962) (remastered & expanded) ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ James BrownPapa's Got A Brand New Bag ... LP
King, 1965. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Here's where things really started getting interesting for James Brown! The album was issued right around the same time as James' single "Out Of Sight" on Smash – and like that track, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" was one of the first to use that "instruments on the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing – a really nice copy! Cover has just a tiny bit of splitting on the bottom seam, but is great too.)

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✨✧ James BrownRevolution Of The Mind ... LP
Polydor, 1971. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
An amazing double-live album that's to concert records what James Brown's Payback was to the sound of studio funk! Like that classic, this is a double-length 2LP set that really has James and the JBs stretching out and doing their thing – working here in a setting that's supposed to be the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Capitol record club pressing. Cover has some light wear, tiny top seam split.)
 
 



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