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Colonel AbramsYou & Me Equals Us ... LP
MCA, 1987. Sealed ... $4.99
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(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Johnny AceMemorial Album ... LP
Duke, Early 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
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 60s orange label pressing. Cover has a partially split spine.)

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AKBRhythmic Feet ... LP
RSO, 1979. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a bumped corner and a promo stamp.)

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Alex OSay No ... LP
Polydor (Nigeria), 1990. Very Good- ... $24.99
(Global Grooves, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, light stains, and bent corners.)

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Rance Allen GroupBrothers ... LP
Truth/Stax, 1973. Very Good ... $26.99
A lesser-known gem from Rance Allen and group – recorded during their incredible early run at Stax! The sound here seems even more powerful than on the group's first album – a wicked blend of gospel and soul, served up with relatively spare instrumentation that features keyboards and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original green label pressing. Cover has some fading around the edges, half split seams and a name in marker on the front, back and labels.)

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70No Accommodation For Lagos ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 44.99
Fantastic stuff – and one of the records that made drummer Tony Allen a legend, and one of the key musicians to step out of the larger setting of the Afrika 70 group of Fela Kuti! Allen's the leader here, and the vibe is nicely a bit different than some of Fela's records – although the ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & Afrika 70Progress ... LP
Comet (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 44.98
An Afro Funk classic – killer solo work from Tony Allen – originally known as the drummer for Fela during his key years – stepping out here on his own with the Afrika 70 band! The album's a monster all the way through – every bit as great as any of Fela's 70s classics, but ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen & The Afro MessengersNo Discrimination ... LP
Comet (France), 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 44.99
Tony Allen steps out onto his own – moving away from the Afrika 70 group who accompanied him on his first three solo albums – nicely cooking here into a whole new groove! The tracks are a bit shorter than the side-long jams of previous records, but no less funky – as Tony somehow ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Allen with Afrobeat 2000NEPA – Never Expect Power Always ... LP
Celluloid/Comet (France), 1984. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Landmark material from the legendary Nigerian percussionist! NEPA is a great little album from Tony Allen – recorded in the mid 80s, but with a chunky groove that's very much in the style of his 70s Afro Funk work! The title track is one of Allen's best cuts ever – a really anthemic ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb AlpertBeyond ... LP
A&M, 1980. Sealed ... $6.99
An incredible later record from Herb Alpert – working in a soulful funky fusion mode that really is well beyond the style that made him famous in the 60s! We love the easy breezy 60s sound of Herb & The Tijuana Brass too, but he really stepped up his game in exciting ways on records like ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a cutout notch. Shrink has a small sticker remnant.)

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AmbianceDrift Up To Space (with bonus download) ... LP
Da Mon/High Jazz (Switzerland), 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $34.99
There's few folks who were able to fuse spiritual jazz ideas with more soul and funk-based material as well as Daoud Abubakar Balewa and his Ambiance ensemble – a group who made a few wonderful records at the start of the 80s! This album's got all the complexity of some of our favorite indie ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Ernestine AndersonBig City ... LP
Concord, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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
(Japanese pressing. Includes the insert. Cover has some aging and a small piece of clear tape in back.)

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Bob Andy & Marcia GriffithsYoung Gifted & Black (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Trojan (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 31.98
An incredible duo, and one who look more like an American soul team on the front cover – and manage to deliver a similar vibe in the grooves! The style is definitely reggae, but as you'd guess from the Nina Simone cover in the title track, Bob Andy and Marcia Griffiths are also reaching out ... (Reggae, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition red vinyl pressing!)

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AnnabellaFever ... LP
RCA, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Rock, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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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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Steve ArringtonDancin In The Key Of Life ... LP
Atlantic, 1985. Sealed ... $6.99
Post-Slave, post-Hall Of Fame – but Steve Arrington's still going strong, and really working that 80s groove that he helped invent back in the day! Tracks are leaner and simpler than you'd expect – not a lot of nonsense, and a good focus on rhythmically catchy numbers. Titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a small cutout notch.)

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ArtisticsI Want You To Make My Life Over ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. Sealed ... $13.99
One of The Artistics' most beautiful albums for Brunswick – and the one that includes the title song that was perhaps their greatest single! "I Want You To Make My Life Over" is a classic bit of Chicago soul – done at a level that really sums up all the sophisticated changes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed copy! Cover has a cut corner.)

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Ashford & SimpsonMusical Affair ... LP
Warner, 1980. Very Good+ ... $6.99
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 light wear.)

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Ashford & SimpsonPerformance ... LP
Warner, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
An expanded double-length set from Ashford & Simpson – one that features three sides of live material, plus some great studio work as well! The concert material makes up the core of the album – a really wonderful demonstration of the genius of Nick and Valerie away from the studio ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has a cutout notch, edge wear, some waviness at the bottom 4 inches, and an unglued bottom seam.)

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Ashford & SimpsonReal Love ... LP
Capitol, 1986. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Ashford & SimpsonSo So Satisfied (green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $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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Atlantic StarrAll In The Name Of Love ... LP
Warner, 1986. Sealed ... $6.99
A mid 80s classic from Atlantic Starr – at the height of their catchy commercial fame – bouncing along with rhythms that crossover nicely to the mainstream, yet still keep a bit of their previous funky edge intact! The groove here is almost in the style that Atlantic Starr inspired in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout notch, some faded marker, and a Gift Of Music sticker.)

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Patti AustinHavana Candy ... LP
CTI, 1977. Very Good- Gatefold ... $2.99
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 is lightly stained at the bottom inch, with edge wear, bent corners, and small surface indents.)

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AvantDirector ... LP
Geffen, 2006. Near Mint- 2LP ... $19.99
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(Cover has marker through the barcode and is bent a bit at the top left corner.)

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Average White BandFeel No Fret ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Sealed Gatefold ... $19.99
A great one that showcases the group's best second suit – their smooth compressed late 70s soul sound – a great evolution of their earlier groove, and one that showed them as a great mainstream soul act! The tunes are a bit mellower overall, but still have a lot of crackle and warmth ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed with a cutout notch. Shrinkwrap has some wear and aging, with a hole in back.)

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Roy AyersVirgin Ubiquity II – Unreleased Recordings 1976 to 1981 (3LP set) ... LP
Rapster/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $39.99 48.99
The genius of Roy Ayers knows no end – and as this set of unreleased work from the 70s proves, Roy was always working at top form back in the day – even above and beyond his classic albums from the time! The grooves here are tremendous – funky, soulful, jazzy, and every bit as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Baby BrotherBaby Brother ... LP
Cotillion, 1981. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A great little album from Baby Brother – a group who share a name with a famous funky track by War, but who come on here with a completely different sound altogether! The group are a funk ensemble at the core, but they have this really special way of weaving their instruments together – ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Philip BaileyInside Out ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Sealed ... $4.99
Philip Bailey hits a great groove here – working with Nile Rodgers, who gives him a lean, clean sound that works perfectly with his vocals! The sound is a nice change from the direction Bailey was heading in previously – a return to the focused soul of the later Earth Wind & Fire ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout hole and Nice Price sticker.)

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Anita BakerRapture ... LP
Elektra, 1986. Near Mint- ... $34.99
A classic album of classy vocals – one that helped set a whole new tone in 80s soul music! Anita had already gained a bit of experience on the soul scene before this set, but with this record she emerged as a full-formed diva who could effortlessly blend jazz and soul into a magnificent new ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(RCA Record Club pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and lightly bent corners.)

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Ginger Baker's Air ForceGinger Baker's Air Force 2 ... LP
Atco, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Fantastic solo work from Ginger Baker – a musician who only seemed to get better and better the farther he moved away from Cream and Blind Faith! A set like this really gives Ginger a chance to open up and explore all the many musical currents that were grabbing his interests – served ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label CTH pressing, with lyric insert. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)
Also available Ginger Baker's Air Force 2 (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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Hank Ballard & The Midnighters20 Hits ... LP
King, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A classic set of hard rockin R&B from Hank Ballard and the legendar Midnighters – as raw a batch of vocal group tracks you'd be hard pressed to find! The album features plenty of tunes from their "Annie" cycle of songs – including "Work With Me Annie", "Anni ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label Gusto pressing. Cover has light surface wear & aging.)

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Ron Banks/LJ Reynolds2 Of A Kind ... LP
Life, 1994. Sealed ... $13.99
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(Still sealed with hype sticker.)

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Bar-KaysGotta Groove (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Volt/Craft, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
Amazing work from the new version of The Bar-Kays – a group who reformed to become a combo as heavy as any of the best funky groups from Detroit, LA, or New York at the time! There's a style here that's a sweet Memphis distillation of ideas bubbling under in music by Sly Stone, Funkadelic, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Amiri BarakaIt's Nation Time ... LP
Black Forum/Motown, 1972. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $21.99 24.99
An amazing record that's as powerful as the political message of the title – the hippest record ever cut by Amiri Baraka, and that's saying a heck of a lot! Baraka delivers a long and complex set of poetic reflections on the state of Black America, spiritual awakening, and political ... (Spoken Word, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Richard BarbarySoul Machine ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $16.99
A great soul album from the CTI years on A&M, and one of the few soul records ever on CTI! Barbary's got this spacey vocal style that's really great – not really falsetto soul, but kind of a tenor with a soft emotive quality. Arrangements by Artie Butler and Horace Ott give his voice a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall.)

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Gloria BarnesUptown ... LP
Maple/Remined, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
One of the few rare albums on the Maple label – a 70s imprint that's known for some incredible funk and soul! Despite the title, the set's a record that sounds a lot more down-home than uptown – thanks to hard-wailing vocals from Gloria Barnes herself, and a nicely rough-edged quality ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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BarrabasPower ... LP
RCA/Sommor (Spain), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
Funky rocking sounds from this hip Spanish group – served up with a bit of a tribal sound that's pretty sweet – and which makes Barrabas a key link between funk, rock, and club sounds in the mid 70s! The bass is pretty thundering, the drums are strong, and there's some cool piano and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BarrabasPower ... LP
RCA, 1973. Sealed ... $11.99
Funky rocking sounds from this hip Spanish group – served up with a bit of a tribal sound that's pretty sweet – and which makes Barrabas a key link between funk, rock, and club sounds in the mid 70s! The bass is pretty thundering, the drums are strong, and there's some cool piano and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has a company sticker and a cutout notch.)

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Pastor TL Barrett & Youth For Christ ChoirI Shall Wear A Crown (Like A Ship/Do Not Pass Me By Vols 1 & 2/I Found The Answer/Singles & Sermons) (5LP box set) ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 5LP ... $72.99 76.99
A tremendous package of work from this overlooked soul and gospel legend – four classic albums, plus other rare material too – all packaged with detailed notes in the wonderful Numero Group style! First up is Like A Ship Without A Sail – a gospel album from Pastor TL Barrett, but ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Shirley BasseyNever Never Never ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A warmly-crafted 70s album from the great Shirley Bassey – a set that continues that great move she was making at the end of the 60s – shaking off some of the bolder, brassier styles that famously got her going at the start, but which were maybe sounding a bit dated after the James Bond ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy.)

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✨✧ Jon BatisteWe Are ... LP
Verve, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Jon Batiste is looking mighty righteous on the cover, and he's sounding mighty righteous within – imbued with a new spirit of consciousness from the events of 2020, which brings a whole new sort of focus to his music – and makes for an album that's every bit a soul set as it is a jazz ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bee Gees, Tavares, Yvonne Elliman, & OthersSaturday Night Fever ... LP
RSO, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
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. Cover has light wear.)

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Madeline BellI'm Gonna Make You Love Me ... LP
Philips, Late 60s. Sealed ... $23.99
A nice album of soul tracks that was Madeline's follow up to the big hit of the title. Recorded in the UK, with a pretty good backing, and a good mix of originals and obscure pop stuff. Tracks include Bacharach & David's "Last One to Be Loved", plus Ashford & Simpson's "Baby ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed US pressing! Cover has a cutout hole, and some light aging in one corner.)

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✨✧ Regina BelleAll By Myself ... LP
Columbia, 1987. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A sweet debut from soul singer Regina Belle – a nice dose of class and sophistication in the world of mid 80s R&B! Regina's got a well-developed style right from the start – the kind of poise that you might hear from someone like Phyllis Hyman, especially on the mellower cuts ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Regina BelleStay With Me ... LP
CBS, 1989. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
A really strong late 80s set from Regina – bringing in more smooth soul touches than the more dancefloor ready predecessor – which make for an even finer showcase for Regina's beautiful voice. Titles include "Baby Come To Me", "When Will You Be Mine", "What ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, in clean shrink.)
Also available Stay With Me ... CD 4.99

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BelmontsCarnival Of Hits ... LP
Sabina, 1962. Very Good ... $14.99
Titles include "Hombre", "I Confess", "Tell Me Why", "Have You Heard", "Searching For A New Love", and "That American Dance". LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split on one corner, but looks great otherwise.)

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George Benson20/20 ... LP
Warner, 1984. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Titles include "Beyond The Sea", "No One Emotion", "Please Don't Walk Away", "New Day", "Hold Me", "Stand Up", and "You Are The Love Of My Life". (Jazz, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some tape at the opening and a name in marker on the back.)

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George BensonBreezin ... LP
Warner, 1976. Very Good- ... $7.99
A super huge hit for George Benson – and the record that took him from being a funky jazz guitarist into an R&B superstar – opening up sides of his talent that first emerged on his 50s R&B recordings as Little George Benson, but taken here into some very hip 70s territory! The ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Burbank label pressing in an RIAA logo cover. Cover has some wear and aging.)
Also available
Breezin ... CD 6.99
Breezin (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP 22.99

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George BensonBreezin (blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 23.99
A super huge hit for George Benson – and the record that took him from being a funky jazz guitarist into an R&B superstar – opening up sides of his talent that first emerged on his 50s R&B recordings as Little George Benson, but taken here into some very hip 70s territory! The ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Breezin ... LP 7.99
Breezin ... CD 6.99

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Sharon BensonSunshine (with bonus track) ... LP
Polydor/P-Vine (Japan), 1992. New Copy (reissue)... $35.99 39.99
UK soul from the start of the 90s – and a set that definitely shows some of the best influences of that scene at the time! Sharon Benson's got a soulful voice that gets just the right treatment in the lean backings that are used on the album – some of the crisp, percolated beats of the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Chuck BerryConcerto In B Goode ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $18.99
If you think that Chuck Berry only hit his heights at Chess Records, then get ready to change your mind – as this late 60s record for Mercury is quite a cooker! Side one has Berry working in a cool hybrid of blues and soul, but with some very weird production – handled by Chuck himself ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a punch-hole and light wear.)
Also available Concerto In B Goode (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ Chuck BerryConcerto In B Goode (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mercury/Elemental, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 25.99
If you think that Chuck Berry only hit his heights at Chess Records, then get ready to change your mind – as this late 60s record for Mercury is quite a cooker! Side one has Berry working in a cool hybrid of blues and soul, but with some very weird production – handled by Chuck himself ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition heavyweight pressing!)
Also available Concerto In B Goode ... LP 18.99

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Big BlackLion Walk (deep pruple vinyl 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Uni/Future Shock (Italy), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99
One of the weirdest, wildest albums from percussionist Big Black – a set that stretches out with a vibe that's a lot trippier and jazzier at times than some of his other work! Part of the album's strength comes from the arrangements – which are partly handled by Phil Moore, an artist ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500!)

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Zazou BikayeMr Manager (with bonus download – and bonus tracks) ... LP
Crammed (Belgium), 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
80s Afro grooves, recorded in Belgium – given a nice twist by the Crammed Discs label, which was one of the first to really open up African styles with more European elements! Bony Bikaye handles vocals, and Hector Zazou plays plenty of keyboards and adds in beat – so there's an ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download – which also includes some bonus tracks!)

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✨✧ Bill Black's ComboSolid & Raunchy ... LP
Hi Records, 1960. Very Good+ ... $8.99
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(Mono silver label with deep groove pressing. Cover has a '1960 Award' sticker, light surface wear.)

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BlackbyrdsFlying Start ... LP
Fantasy, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Not the band's first album – as you might think from the "start" in the title – but a classic batch of jazzy, funky, and soulful grooves from The Blackbyrds – one of those combos that few groups could match back in the 70s! The set's got a beautifully put-together feel ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cut corner, a small sticker spot and a name in pen on the back.)

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✨✧ Bobby Blue BlandSweet Vibrations ... LP
MCA, 1980. Sealed ... $9.99
Bobby Bland is one of those rare talents that never lost his groove, even as the years went on – maybe a bit like The Dells, in that he started out in the earliest days of soul music, but then was able to shift with the styles and the times, all without ever giving up the vocal strengths that ... (Blues, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout notch. Shrinkwrap is cracked a bit at the opening but still intact.)

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Blood Sweat & TearsBlood Sweat & Tears ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
A stone classic from Blood Sweat & Tears – and a record that went onto have a tremendous impact in jazz, rock, funk, and soul! The group's format is plenty darn famous – adding a lot of horns to hip riffing grooves – but despite countless plays on oldies stations over the ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light surface wear.)

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Blood Sweat & TearsBlood Sweat & Tears 4 ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
We never really know whether we want to call Blood, Sweat & Tears a funky, soulful rock band, or a bunch of white guys making a respectable effort at curring soul albums, but either way, the stuff sounds good to us! By this point the group had enjoyed enough chart success to stretch out a bit, ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the tri-fold cover, with some ring and edge wear and discoloration from age.)

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BlowflyBlowfly's Party ... LP
Weird World, 1980. Very Good+ ... $14.99
It's the end of the 70s, but Blowfly's still going strong on this album! The record features his "Blowfly's Rapp" – billed as "the dirtiest rap ever heard", and certainly true in those pre-gangsta days! The rest of the tracks are a mix of boogie grooves, late 70s club ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Baby blue label pressing. Cover has mild corner bend.)

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✨✧ BlowflyRappin' Dancin' & Laughin' ... LP
Weird World, 1980. Sealed ... $7.99
Blowfly changes up his groove nicely for the 80s – taking on a tightly-stepping approach to funk that's clearly inspired by some of the changes on the west coast scene – using Zapp-ish rhythms in a mode that ends up working pretty darn well for his off-color spoken lyrics! There's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout notch. Shrinkwrap is cracked a bit at the top right but still intact.)

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✨✧ Angela BofillToo Tough ... LP
Arista, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An Arista winner from Angela Bofill – one that has her working strongly with Narada Michael Walden – who helps Bofill on production and songwriting for part of the album, and really helps bring a nicely solid feel to the set! The tunes are more in an 80s soul mode than before for Angie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing in fantastic shape! Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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BohannonBohannon ... LP
Dakar, 1975. Sealed ... $16.99
A massive amount of fast funk groovers from the mighty Hamilton Bohannon – just the kind of skittish, upbeat, and totally amazing tracks that have made him a legend for years! The sound is really stripped down – usually just bass, drums, and guitar – wrapped together in this ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed with a cut corner.)

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BohannonMusic In The Air ... LP
Mercury, 1980. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet Mercury grooving from Bohannon – still one of the quirkiest groovemeisters of his generation, even working here on a major label! The set's got a wonderfully syncopated feel on the upbeat tracks – lots of spare snapping beats that draw on Bohannon's African-inspired roots, but ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Label has a name in pen.)

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Booker T & The MGsBooker T & The MGs Greatest Hits ... LP
Stax, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
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

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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 ... $37.99 39.99
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!)
Also available Complete Stax Singles Vol 2 – 1968 to 1974 ... CD 15.99

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Judy BoucherCan't Be With You Tonight ... LP
Orbitone (UK), 1986. Near Mint- ... $16.99
An 80s set of lovers rock from Judy Boucher – who first rose to fame in the group Judy Jack & The Beanstalks! (Reggae, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy.)

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✨✧ David BowieChanges One ... LP
RCA, 1976. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Almost a "greatest hit" of "greatest hits" collection – given the importance of this album to the David Bowie catalog! Sure, it compiles tracks from other releases – but it also was the album that gave the world the killer cut "John I'm Only Dancing" ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing, APL1-1732, with Jane etch. Cover has light wear and aging.)
Also available Changes One (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ David BowieChanges One (180 gram pressing) ... LP
RCA/Parlophone, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Almost a "greatest hit" of "greatest hits" collection – given the importance of this album to the David Bowie catalog! Sure, it compiles tracks from other releases – but it also was the album that gave the world the killer cut "John I'm Only Dancing" ... (Rock, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Changes One ... LP 39.99

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Brass ConstructionBrass Construction II ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
The second album from Brass Construction – heavy horns, basslines, and stellar dancefloor grooves – a stone classic! The first one was totally great, but they cast a wider stylistic claim on II – their trademark funky sound is still very firmly in place, but they bring more to ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some ring and edge wear and lightly bent corners.)

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Alicia BridgesAlicia Bridges ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has two mild corner bends.)

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Leon BridgesGood Thing (180 gram pressing – with download) ... LP
Columbia, 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo ... (Neo Soul, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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Brief EncounterBrief Encounter (smoky vinyl pressing) ... LP
Seventy Seven/Real Gone, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 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!)

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Jimmy Briscoe & The BeaversJimmy Briscoe & The Beavers ... LP
Wanderick, 1977. Very Good+ ... $14.99
An obscure album cut by Jimmy Briscoe & The Beavers – the group who cracked the harmony soul charts briefly when they were just little kids, and who still sound pretty great here, after hitting puberty! The record was cut for the Wanderick subsidiary of TK – and there's a bit of an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes TK inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & a name in pen.)
Also available Jimmy Briscoe & The Beavers ... CD 13.99

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Tom BrockI Love You More & More ... LP
20th Century/Mr Bongo (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 27.98
Brilliant work from this long-lost Barry White protege! Tom Brock was one of the leading lights in Barry's stable of sweet mid 70s soul talents – a great writer who contributed songs to the legendary Gloria Scott album, and a heck of a great mellow soul singer on his own – with a style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Julius BrockingtonPraise Him ... LP
ALA, 1979. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Wonderful work from Julius Brockington – an artist that we know best from his early 70s funk albums, but who is working here in a gospel mode, with the Julius Brockington Ensemble – a very hip group of singers, with a righteous 70s approach to the music. The feel is almost in the mode ... (Gospel, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, promo sticker, and some light wear and yellowing from age in back.)

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Lonnie BrooksKind Of Blues – Moanin Groanin Hoopin & Howlin ... LP
Second City, 1977. Sealed ... $24.99
Features Lonnie Brooks on vocal and lead guitar – with piano and organ from Robert Waters, and more guitar from Bob Tevis! (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Cover has two bumped corners, and a light stain in another corner – but is still nice overall.)

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Bill Brown & The Soul InjectionDreamworld Fantasies – Rare Single Collection ... LP
P-Vine (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $34.99 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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Buster BrownGet Down With Buster Brown – King Of The Blues Vol 2 ... LP
Souffle, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A collection of early work from Buster Brown – with titles that "Madison Shuffle", "John Henry", "Sincerely", "Going On A Picnic", "Corena", "Don't Dog Your Woman", and "I'm Going But I'll Be Back". (Blues, Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles BrownOne More For The Road ... LP
Alligator, 1989. Near Mint- ... $8.99
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James BrownPlays James Brown Today & Yesterday ... LP
Smash, 1965. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Funky instrumentals – with James on organ, grooving hard in a raw 60s R&B mode! Lots of the tracks are versions of James' big 60s hits – like "Papa's Got a Brand New Bag (parts 1 & 2)", "Try Me", and "Out of Sight" – but there are also some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Labels have a name in marker. Cover has light surface wear and a tiny peel from an old price sticker.)

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James BrownPlays New Breed (The Boo-Ga-Loo) ... LP
Smash, 1966. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Possibly the best instrumental album that James Brown cut for Smash! Unlike some of the other albums, this one features a set list that's mostly originals – and a number of tracks have a longer groove than usual, which lets James and the band stretch out instrumentally. Titles include " ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove, missing the portrait. Vinyl has a mark that makes a short click during "Sumpin Else". Cover has bottom corner wear and staining- due to moisture, and a tiny peel from an old price sticker.)

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James BrownSho Is Funky Down Here ... LP
Polydor/Now Again, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 27.99
A legendary bit of fuzzy funk from James Brown – an important collaboration with the mighty Dave Matthews, who brings a more tripped-out feel to the record than some of James' other King sessions of the time! Matthews adds in lots of psych-influenced guitar – used very different than ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sho Is Funky Down Here ... CD 6.99

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Oscar Brown JrBrother Where Are You ... LP
Atlantic, 1973. Sealed ... $7.99
Sweet 70s funk from the great Oscar Brown – quite a change from his jazz-based work of the 60s, but a great new sitting for all of his wonderful wit and warmth! Brown's still a hell of a songwriter, and one with a very socially-conscious eye – sharper here than before, with lots of ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, still sealed with a cutout notch, hype sticker, and Best Entertainment Value sticker.)

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Oscar Brown Jr.Tells It Like It Is ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Near Mint- ... $39.99
A great early album by Oscar – one that focuses on his own compositions, and a few other hip tunes written by other jazz players, with new vocals added by Oscar! These kind of tracks are the stuff that made him a legend instantly – strongly voiced vocal tunes, handled with a flair that ... (Vocalists, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 eye pressing. A nice copy!)

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✨✧ Randy BrownMidnight Desire ... LP
Chocolate City, 1980. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A sweet, smooth stepper from the great Randy Brown – and a record that's got the same sublime mix of mellow grooves and earthy vocals that you might find on some of Tyrone Davis' best late 70s work for Columbia! Tunes are all plenty darn fresh – written by the team of Homer Banks and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a bit of marker, but vinyl is nice!)

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Sir Lattimore BrownThis Is Lattimore's World ... LP
77 Records/Sound Stage 7, Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the few rare full LPs on the Sound Stage Seven label – and a collection of excellent late 60s singles by Sir Lattimore Brown (not to be confused with the Latimore from Miami!) The tracks have a bluesy Tennessee soul groove to them – with some great mellow numbers, and a few ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s Japanese pressing on Vivid. Includes the insert. Cover has light wear.)

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Brown SugarBrown Sugar Featuring Clydie King ... LP
Chelsea/Demon (UK), 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A great little record from Brown Sugar – a group who really soar here, thanks to the presence of Clydie King on lead vocals! King sung famously on many rock and soul sessions during the 60s and 70s – but she's a great talent in the spotlight, and really helps to give the record a lot ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Brown Sugar Featuring Clydie King (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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✨✧ Tom BrowneLove Approach ... LP
GRP/Arista, 1980. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
An early gem from trumpeter Tom Browne – a set that not only firmly established Browne as one of the best young players of his generation, but which also paved the way for a whole new direction for jazz funk in the 80s! The record is a perfect example of how great the mix of R&B rhythms ... (Jazz, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the gatefold cover, with light wear and some aging.)

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Don BryantDon't Give Up On Love ... LP
Fat Possum, 2017. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
The first album in decades from Memphis soul legend Don Bryant – a singer who hardly even gave us any recordings back when he was in his prime! Don was one of the lesser lights at the famous Hi Records – not as successful as Ann Peebles or Al Green, but steeped in the same wonderful ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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BuariBuari ... LP
RCA/Be With (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
Maybe the best-known international album from Sidiku Buari – an artist who recorded some killer sets in his native Ghana, but who got a rare chance to work here in the US for this album – which features some tight funky elements by Bernard Purdie on drums, Paul Grivvin on keyboards, and ... (Global Grooves, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Thomas Buck NastyBlast O Funk ... LP
RCA, 1980. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A fantastic funky set from the Philly scene of the 70s – a record that was maybe a few years late to get the kind of appreciation it deserved – but one with a quality level that stands up wonderfully over the years! Thomas Buck Nasty is both the name of the group and the lead singer ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a small rip on the top seam, but the whole thing looks nice overall.)

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Jerry ButlerSuite For The Single Girl ... LP
Motown, 1977. Near Mint- ... $5.99
A great little concept album – and one that really shows the continuing sophistication and growth of Jerry Butler's music in the 70s! The record is dedicated to the "single girl" of the 70s (portrayed with the sad little photo of a brown bag lunch and a Gucci purse on the cover) ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout notch and light ring wear.)

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Jerry ButlerSweet Sixteen ... LP
Mercury, 1974. Very Good ... $6.99
A lost little gem from Jerry – recorded towards the end of his years with Mercury. The record's got Jerry working in a much hipper style than before, drawing off the pool of younger Chicago soul talents that he'd begun to collect on some of his earlier albums for Mercury – and the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(In the embossed cover, with some surface and edge wear, a cut corner, and a name in marker on the front and label.)

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Jerry ButlerYour Precious Love (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Vee Jay/Overseas (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
An excellent Japanese collection – featuring sublime early solo work by Jerry Butler, plus a few early tracks with The Impressions too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with obi!)

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Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee EagerLove We Have ... LP
Mercury, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
Duets between Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager – done as serious, adult oriented soul tracks, one side of the album in an optimistic "The Love We Have" setting, the other in a sadder "The Love We Had" setting – both of them handled in a mode that's far far different ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and a scrape at the top right corner and some light smudges in front.)

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Jerry Butler/Exuma/Bobby ScottJoe – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Mercury, 1970. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Very weird soundtrack to this spooky 70s film starring Peter Boyle! Bobby Scott did the score, and it's hipper than most of his other stuff – with a mixture of jazz, groovy, and straight orchestral scoring. Jerry Butler sings vocals on the tracks "Where Are You Going?" and "Yo ... (Soundtracks, Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has light sleeve marks. Cover has a cutout hole, edge wear, partial seam splits, flaking on top corner.)

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California PlayboysTrying To Become A Millionaire (with download) ... LP
Loadstone/Manufactured, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Stunning funky soul by California Playboys – a heck of a record that should have made the Playboys a huge combo at the time! It's a shame the group didn't become millionaires – but the obscurity of the record is maybe also one of its charms – the kind of small label set that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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✨✧ CameoCameosis ... LP
Chocolate City, 1980. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Full-on frenetic funk from Cameo – one of the group's tightest albums, yet still without any of the too-slick sounds of later years! The sound here is amazing – and we always find ourselves wondering how a group of guys can hit such perfect grooves with just a bunch of basses, guitars, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has wear and aging, split bottom seam held with masking tape, thin stains around the edges, and a promo stamp.)

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CameoStyle ... LP
Atlanta Artists/Polygram, 1983. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Cover has some wear and aging, a lightly bent corner, a small sticker spot and a cut corner.)
 
 



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