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XGreat music in many modes -- northern soul, deep soul, harmony soul, modern soul, and group soul -- plus disco, funk, club, electro, rare groove, and more!


Any Other Way
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2CD
Fantastic sounds from Jackie Shane – a Canadian soul singer who's achieved a bit of recent fame, due to her legacy as an underground trans figure – but an artist who'd already be a winner, even without such a fascinating back story! Fortunately, both sides of Jackie's life are included ... CD
Any Other Way
Numero, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold
Fantastic sounds from Jackie Shane – a Canadian soul singer who's achieved a bit of recent fame, due to her legacy as an underground trans figure – but an artist who'd already be a winner, even without such a fascinating back story! Fortunately, both sides of Jackie's life are included ... LP, Vinyl record album
Sizzlin Hot
GJ/Frederiksberg, 1981. New Copy (reissue)
An album that really lives up to its title – sizzlin hot from the very first groove – in a set of sounds served up by a supertight group! The record's a lot better overall than some of those obscure for obscure's sake albums from the early 80s underground – as these guys bring a ... LP, Vinyl record album
Singin & Swingin
King, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)
Some of the hardest, heaviest vocal group work of the pre-soul generation – a set of legendary King Records material by the young Hank Ballard and his always-tight Midnighters! The set captures them in the second chapter of their time at King – slightly cleaner in some of their subject ... LP, Vinyl record album
Platters
King, Mid 50s. New Copy (reissue)
Sublime early work from The Platters – waaaaay different than their later hits! The sides on this set are from the group's earliest years – back when they recorded for King Records, with a rougher sound that was more in keeping with some of the more down-home doo wop groups of the time ... LP, Vinyl record album
Bearsville/Get On Down, 1980. New Copy (reissue)
A great lost record of minimalist club – a set that we'd rank right up there with classics by Arthur Russell, Liquid Liquid, or some of the other most creative talents on the New York scene at the start of the 80s! As with work by those other two artists, there's an experimental approach ... LP, Vinyl record album
Salsoul (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2LP
A heady collection of work from the famous Philly soul trio First Choice – a group who'd already been around for years before these recordings, but who really hit their stride with the style of Salsoul Records! The label's mix of soul and club worked perfectly for the girls – really ... LP, Vinyl record album
Warner/Robinsongs (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 2CD
A trio of albums from Roger – with bonus tracks too! On the first album, there's Many Facets Of Roger – and they're all pretty darn funky! From this vantage point, all we can think of is that Roger Troutman must have had some sort of crystal ball to see into the hip hop sampling ... CD
Mr Brown Eyed Soul
Big Crown, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy
Insanely wonderful work from the Texas scene at the end of the 60s – a huge collection of the English language soul songs of Sunny & The Sunliners! The group first hit national fame in the earlier part of the 60s, with a sweet falsetto crossover hit – but as the decade moved on, ... CD
Village Callers Live
Rampart/Vinilisssimo (Spain), 1968. New Copy (reissue)
A landmark bit of LA funk – the one and only album cut by the fantastic Village Callers, a hip combo with an equal talent for handling soul, Latin, and funk! This set was recorded live at the Plush Bunny – the kind of cool small club we wish we could have attended – and it ... LP, Vinyl record album
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)
Hank Ballard definitely falls into the "one and only" category – especially with work as great as his sounds on this classic album for King Records! Hank sings in a style that's as badass as his look on the cover – as raw in these cuts as James Brown was during the same ... LP, Vinyl record album
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy
Raw, raunchy sounds – all pulled together from a time before soul and rock even existed! Most of the work here is from the classic catalog of King Records – a killer imprint in the postwar R&B market, and a company who wasn't afraid to do what it took to make a knockout record! In ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy
Raw, raunchy sounds – all pulled together from a time before soul and rock even existed! Most of the work here is from the classic catalog of King Records – a killer imprint in the postwar R&B market, and a company who wasn't afraid to do what it took to make a knockout record! In ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy
Raw, raunchy sounds – all pulled together from a time before soul and rock even existed! Most of the work here is from the classic catalog of King Records – a killer imprint in the postwar R&B market, and a company who wasn't afraid to do what it took to make a knockout record! In ... CD
Doin It!!!!
Now Again, 1972. New Copy (reissue)
Rare 70s funky soul from The Equatics – just the kind of record that keeps us digging and still excited after all these years – resurrected by the like minded diggers at Now Again! You know the kind of album we're talking about, the ones you come across with enigmatic cover art, no ... LP, Vinyl record album
Buddah/P&C, 1975. New Copy
Sweet mellow soul meets the burgeoning east coast club soul sound – and the results are incredible! Leroy Burgess arranged the rhythms and Patrick Adams arranged the strings and horns – both masterfully – but it's this warm, emotionally resonant and supremely soulful Black Ivory ... CD
Blue & Moody
King, 1958. New Copy
An incredible late 50s set for King by singer Lula Reed – and a pretty unique blend of R&B and bluer and moodier material – but a lot more upbeat than you'd expect from the title! Lula's voice is a genuine vessel for the bluesy material, but it's also light and lovely, and works ... CD
Federal/King, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy
Some of the best R&B you could ever buy! Wynonie Harris was one of the all-time greats – a raw, raunchy, hard-rockin singer who was getting into more trouble with the law, ladies, and booze than most 70s rock groups combined! Wynonie's songs for King are the stuff that kick-started rock ... CD
Tamla, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)
A classic testament to the genius of Stevie Wonder – a collection that brings together some of his most important work of the 70s, plus a few new tracks too – all graced with a back cover note that proudly states "written, arranged, and produced by Stevie Wonder"! That note ... LP, Vinyl record album
27 St Louis Sizzlers
Sue/Contrast, Early 60s. New Copy 2CD
One of the best collections we've ever seen to focus on the sublime early 60s sound of Ike & Tina Turner – a package that brings together tracks from all their albums issued for the Sue Records label, plus bonus instrumentals too – all of which makes for a total of 39 tracks, and ... CD
 
Updated October 20, 2017


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