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Planet Funk Vol 2 – Funky 45's
LP (Item 922510) Planet Funk, Late 60s/Early 70s — Condition: Near Mint-
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Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so.
These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play,
but might detract from the looks.
May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be
intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under
the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record.
(Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
Possible minor surface noise when played.
Additional Marks & Notes
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cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.
Seminal work from one of the most exciting times in modern music – the groundbreaking New York post-punk, post-disco club years – when everything was up for grabs! The work on the set does a really great job of documenting the way that boundaries were blown during the time – as ... LP, Vinyl record album
Rare Brazilian funk from the early 80s – served up here on a range of tracks that originally appeared on Brazil's unique 7" compacto format at the time! The smaller records were the nation's equivalent to 12" singles up north – and most spun at 33rpm, which allowed more space ... LP, Vinyl record album
During the mid 70s, some of the older New York soul indies were the first to get on the disco tip – and one of the biggest was Scepter Records, who found the burgeoning movement to be a perfect foil for some of its older vocal groups and singers. This set is a lost 1975 release on Scepter, ... LP, Vinyl record album
More incredible rare funk tracks of the Keb Darge or Luv N Haight variety! 19 tracks, including "The Gigolo" by Gene Anderson, "Boogie Man" by Rufus Jones, "Soul Chills" by Dede Soul & The Spidels, "Life Is Like a Puzzle" by The Village Soul Choir, " ... LP, Vinyl record album
A huge festival of 70s soul – not the big hits of the time, but a wealth of underground gemes that show us there's still plenty to discover in that magical decade! The artists here are all big, but the tunes are sometimes more obscure – lesser-known gems from familiar names – ... LP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic collection of mellow 70s soul – one that's even better than you might guess from the cover or title! The tracks here are all pretty rare – hence the "wants list" title – but even more than that, they're a spectacular example of the best sort of sophisticated ... LP, Vinyl record album
Respect flows both ways here – not just respect for the Polish jazz scene that made some great music during the Communist years, but also respect for the global artists who inspired them – as you'll see in the setup of the collection! Most tunes here are covers – but they're done ... LP, Vinyl record album
Icy vocals by this underrecorded singer, from a session in L.A. with Earl Fatha Hines leading a group that features Plas Johnson, Herbie Harper, Shelly Manne, and Benny Carter. Nice choice of obscure material, like "Hundred Years from Today", "Mecca Flat Blues", and the title ... LP, Vinyl record album
Deep bluesy soul by the artist who scored big earlier in the 60's with "Hey Girl". Freddie produced this album, and wrote a number of the tracks, including "Out of My Mind", "I'll Be Leaving Her Tomorrow", and "Girl, I Love You". Much more righteous than ... LP, Vinyl record album
A beautifully restrained West Coast session, with a very "soft sell" on jazz by a haunting quintet that includes Paul Horn on woodwinds, Tommy Loy on French horn, Jimmy Rowles on piano, Shelly Manne on drums, and Don Bagley on bass. The tracks are nearly all originals – with titles ... LP, Vinyl record album
A lost Duke Ellington gem from the late 50s – a session that has a decidedly different look than some of his other records of the time! We don't know if the Duke was into Sun Ra – but it almost seems like he was copping his thunder with this title and band name – a fair bit more ... LP, Vinyl record album
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