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Lorez AlexandriaBand Swings Lorez Sings ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
Early greatness from Lorez Alexandria – and proof that she was a singer who could handle a tune like nobody else! At one level, the set appears to be a simple batch of standards, given a slight jazz twist – but as usual for the great one, Lorez manages to inflect each and every note ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lorez AlexandriaLorez Sings Pres – A Tribute To Lester Young ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
A classic album from one of our favorite jazz singers ever – a set that really set a whole new standard for a generation! Even at this early stage, Lorez Alexandria was an amazingly accomplished vocalist – as you'll hear on this excellent selection of tunes from the Lester Young ... (Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chet BakerFour – Chet Baker In Tokyo ... LP
Paddle Wheel/King (Japan), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A set recorded in Tokyo, but one that has the great Chet Baker working with players from the Dutch and American scenes – all coming together in a quartet session that's maybe one of the strongest records from Chet's later years! The material was recorded live – and Chet's got a ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Japanese pressing – beautiful vinyl, with obi!)

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✨✧ Chet BakerMemories In Tokyo ... LP
Paddle Wheel/King (Japan), 1987. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Late work from Chet Baker, but great work too – and sounds that have Baker returning to an incredibly strong sense of force in the final year of his life! We love some of Chet's records from earlier in the decade, but many of those are a bit laidback – kind of a beautiful exploration ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful Japanese pressing – limited edition, with obi!)

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Hank Ballard & The MidnightersFinger Poppin' Time ... LP
King, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Killer early stuff from Hank – when he was just about the size of a bratty kid, and he had a voice on him that would stop a train! Loads of shoutin R&B tunes, including "The Coffee Grind", "I Love You So-o-o", "Don't Go, I Love You", "Look At Little ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label Power Pak pressing. Cover has a few small bubbles in the front paste-on, some wear, aging and two small seam splits.)

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✨✧ Hank Ballard & The MidnightersSingin & Swingin ... LP
King, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hank Ballard & The MidnightersTwist/Teardrops On Your Letter ... 7-inch
King, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $2.99
Two of Hank's early classics! "The Twist" is his first version of the tune – the one that Chubby Checker and others ripped off for bigger cash! "Teardrops On Your Letter" is done here in the first, original version. (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(80s Canadian pressing.)

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Art BlakeyDr Jeckyle ... CD
Paddle Wheel/King/Pro Jazz, 1985. Used ... $12.99
Proof that the genius of Art Blakey never falters! This obscure gem was recorded in the mid 80s – but rarely saw proper issue until the time of this CD – and it features Blakey leading a hip group of young lions with all the care and confidence of some of his best Jazz Messenger sides ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, Pro Jazz pressing.)

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✨✧ James BrownAin't It Funky (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
King/Culture Factory (France), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A killer from James Brown – and one of his best instrumental albums of the King years! The record has James working with the pre-JBs James Brown Band – a tight assemblage of players who really know how to craft an off-kilter groove. The guitar's popping on the beat here as much as the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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James BrownCold Sweat ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good- ... $29.99
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 ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black crown label pressing with deep groove. Cover has split seams and some aging.)

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James BrownIt's a Man's Man's Man's World ... LP
King/Universal, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
James Brown, proud and loud – a smoking 60s album that provides a great link between his earlier styles and his freer roots – with a brilliant blend of funk, soul, and a touch of raw R&B! Given the power of The Godfather at this point, there's no denying that even the older cuts ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James BrownIt's A Mother (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
King/Culture Factory, 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A definite mother from James Brown – the kind of all-funky album that few of his contemporaries could ever hope to match! If you've ever doubted the sheer raw power of James at the end of the 60s, the first few notes of this one will definitely make you a convert – and the stretched-out ... (Soul) read more CD
(Limited edition.)

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✨✧ James BrownIt's A New Day – Let A Man Come In ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1970. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Further genius from James Brown at the start of the 70s – a record that's starting to show some of the more open-ended grooves he'd explore with the JBs on their own albums – longer, stretched-out tracks that are way more than simple funk and soul! There's a sense of freewheeling ... (Soul) read more CD
(Includes obi!)

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James BrownLive At The Apollo (1962) ... CD
Polydor, 1962. Used ... $3.99
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 ... (Soul) read more CD
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Live At The Apollo (1962) (remastered & expanded) ... CD 6.99
Live At The Apollo (1962) (remastered & expanded) ... CD 3.99

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James BrownLive At The Apollo Volume II ... LP
King, 1968. Good 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
James Brown's great second album recorded live at the Apollo Theater in Harlem – a set we like even better than the first famous volume – because it's much more stretched-out, harder-hitting, and full of fire! You'd be hard pressed to find a better example of Brown's showmanship on ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label King pressing. Cover has a small split on the top seam and light surface wear.)

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✨✧ James BrownMighty Instrumentals ... LP
King, 1966. Very Good ... $49.99
Mighty is right! This tasty batch of non-vocal tracks is darn hard to find, and it shows the pre-JBs James Brown group playing with a raw raw raw soul groove that show how nicely James folded his R&B roots into a 60s soul tradition. Includes lots of obscure ones – like "The ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has some light wear, but is nice overall – no splits. Vinyl is nice and clean.)

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✨✧ James BrownSho Is Funky Down Here ... LP
King, 1971. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 60s pressing! Cover has a small bit of seam splitting, but is very nice overall.)
Also available
Sho Is Funky Down Here ... LP 21.99
Sho Is Funky Down Here ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ James BrownSoul On Top ... LP
King, 1970. Very Good- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A different James Brown album – but a nice one! James doesn't sing soul, so much as jazz – in front of large backings by Louis Bellson, with arrangements by Oliver Nelson that are in his best 60s soul mode – and which give the album a very very groovy feel overall! The record's ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing. Labels have a name stamp. Cover has a promo sticker, wear and aging, layers of tape holding the spine and seams, writing in pen and marker inside the gatefold, and a peeled patch in back held down with masking tape.)

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✨✧ Roy BrownGood Rocking Tonight – The Best Of Roy Brown ... CD
King/Rhino, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Although Roy Brown had a slightly softer edge than some of his King R&B contemporaries – he could definitely rock and wail when he wanted to, as you'll hear on this CD! The folks at Rhino have done a good job of digging through Roy's work at King, pulling together 18 tracks that have a ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Ray Charles14 Hits – The Early Years ... CD
King, Late 40s-Mid 50s. Used ... $4.99
(Soul) CD

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Cowboy CopasTragic Tales Of Love & Live ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
King Records gems from the great Cowboy Copas – a singer who's a lot more country than western – despite his name and hat on the cover! The music here is the kind that really set the scene for crossover country in the 60s – tunes of heartbreak and loss, sometimes swinging ... (Folk/Country) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Hank CrawfordHank Crawford's Back (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1977. Used ... $19.99
Hank Crawford turns his back on the cover of this sweet little set from Kudu – but the groove itself is very upfront, strongly in the best mix of funky jazz and club the label had going down into the late 70s! Arrangements are by David Matthews, who keeps things lean and mean, even when the ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, 2007 pressing – includes obi.)
Also available Hank Crawford's Back ... LP 6.99

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Bill DoggettHonky Tonk Popcorn (with bonus tracks) ... CD
King/BGP (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Funky funky Hammond – a rare late 60s album from organist Bill Doggett, done with some help from James Brown – and a set that's unlike anything Doggett ever recorded before – or since! There's a blasting groove to the record right from the start – thanks to help from The ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Champion Jack DupreeSings The Blues ... CD
King, 1950s. Used ... $3.99
Early King Records material by Champion Jack Dupree – a hell of a pianist, and a heck of a great singer too – working almost as a raconteur on some of the best songs on this collection! The music has deep roots in New Orleans, where Jack must have really honed his piano skills – ... (Blues) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Champion Jack DupreeSings The Blues ... CD
King/Gusto, Early 50s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Early King Records material by Champion Jack Dupree – a hell of a pianist, and a heck of a great singer too – working almost as a raconteur on some of the best songs on this collection! The music has deep roots in New Orleans, where Jack must have really honed his piano skills – ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ Champion Jack DupreeSings The Blues ... LP
King, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Early King Records material by Champion Jack Dupree – a hell of a pianist, and a heck of a great singer too – working almost as a raconteur on some of the best songs on this collection! The music has deep roots in New Orleans, where Jack must have really honed his piano skills – ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sings The Blues ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ Gil Evans & The Monday Night OrchestraBud & Bird ... CD
King/Electric Bird, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gil Evans on piano, Chris Hunter on alto and soprano saxophone and flute, Hamiet Bluiett on baritone saxophone, clarinet and bass clarinet, Bill Evans on soprano and tenor saxophone and flute, Dave Tucker on bass trombone, Johnny Coles on flugelhorn, John Clark on French horn and hornette, Gil ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print Pro Jazz pressing. Some light age spots inside the booklet.)

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Charlie FeathersCharlie Feathers – His Complete King Recordings ... CD
King, Late 50s. New Copy ... $4.99 7.99
The legendary Charlie Feathers is best known as one of the rawest rockers on the Memphis scene of the 50s – but during the decade, he cut some of his best work for King Records in Cincinnati – a label who captured the dynamic energy of Charlie with the same skill they brought to their ... (Rock) read more CD

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Charlie FeathersCharlie Feathers (10 inch LP) ... LP
King/Sundazed, Late 50s. Sealed ... $19.99
A fantastic set of music from the legendary Charlie Feathers – a rockabilly giant who walked the same Tennessee scene as Elvis, Carl Perkins, and Jerry Lee Lewis – but one who was never able to hit the heights! Here, Feathers is at the height of his powers – coming off of seminal ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has small hole on one corner.)

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5 Royales17 Hits – Vintage Vault Collectors Series ... LP
King, 1978. Sealed ... $16.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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5 RoyalesFive Royales ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
A stone killer from the legendary 5 Royales – one of the greatest groups to ever record for King Records in the 50s, and a key force in helping move things forward from doo wop to soul! The balance between Lowman Pauling's lead and the harmonies is amazing – a big inspiration on the ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ 5 RoyalesFive Royales ... CD
King, Late 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A stone killer from the legendary 5 Royales – one of the greatest groups to ever record for King Records in the 50s, and a key force in helping move things forward from doo wop to soul! The balance between Lowman Pauling's lead and the harmonies is amazing – a big inspiration on the ... (Soul) read more CD
Also available Five Royales ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ Wynonie HarrisSittin' On It All The Time/Baby Shame On You ... 78 RPM
King, 1949. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(In a King sleeve.)

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✨✧ Hawkshaw HawkinsHawkshaw Hawkins Vol 1 ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Classic King Records material from a singer who left our planet all too soon! Titles include "If I Ever Get Rich Mom", "I Suppose", "I Am Dying Slowly Of A Broken Heart", "Picking Sweethearts", "Somebody Lied", "I Love The Way You Say ... (Folk/Country) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label King pressing! Cover is great, but has a bit of splitting on the top seam.)

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✨✧ George Hines & The Gospel WindsMoving Up ... CD
King/Gusto, Early 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great 70s gospel from George Hines & The Gospel Winds – but a set that's recorded with much more of an old school vibe overall! The interplay between lead and group vocals really takes us back to some of the best male groups of the postwar years – that time when gospel vocal ... (Gospel) read more CD

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✨✧ Takehiro HondaJodo ... LP
King (Japan), 1971. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great trio date that has Takehiro Honda working with Reggie Workman on bass and Motohiko Hino on drums – an extremely great group that really takes off in this setting! The record is one of the freer sides from Honda at the time – done in the more open, lyrical modes that were coming ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small mark, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Ivory Joe HunterIvory Joe Hunter Sings – Sixteen Of His Greatest Hits ... CD
King, Late 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Titles include "Too Late", "I Like It", "I Have No Reason To Complain", "False Friend Blues", and "Changing Blues". (Soul) CD

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✨✧ Akira Ishikawa & Count BuffaloOkinawa (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
King (Japan), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A groovy little record from the Count Buffalos group – an ensemble we know mostly for their heavier funk of the early 70s and late 60s – but who here step out in a clubbier mode with some sweet touches of disco! The group's still a jazz one at its core – but they've also added in ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lonnie JohnsonSings 24 Twelve Bar Blues ... LP
King, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $24.99
(Blues) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Vinyl has some cosmetic sleeve impressions and some press flaw bumps that click just a bit. Cover has some splitting in the bottom seam.)

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Grandpa JonesMountain Dew ... CD
King/Starday, Early 60s. New Copy ... $2.99 4.99
Think what you want about Grandpa Jones from his later appearances on TV – at this point in his career, the man's a hell of a banjo player, and a really great singer too – one who's able to mix wit with deft instrumentation, all at a time when he was really growing into the character he' ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Fumio KarashimaHot Islands (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
King/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $24.99
A more electric album than usual from pianist Fumio Karashima – but in a great way too! The album has Karashima playing Fender Rhodes, mini-moog, and other keys – in addition to his usual acoustic piano – in a driving quartet lineup with bass from Miroslav Vitous and saxes from ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the Nippon Jazz Spirits series!)

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✨✧ Freddy KingBossa Nova & Blues (180 gram pressing) ... LP
King/Sundazed, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Bossa nova and blues? Turns out they're a surprisingly great combination – but not in a mode that's really the more mainstream conception of either – and instead more of that mix of Brazilian rhythms and soul you'd find in early 60s work by The Drifters! The record's a real standout ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful heavy vinyl mono pressing – just like an original King Records version!)

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Freddy KingLet's Hide Away & Dance Away With Freddy King ... CD
King, Early 60s. New Copy ... $3.99 9.99
Killer early material from Freddy King – a blues album, but one that's also got a strong resonance with instrumental soul and early funk! The record is "Strictly Instrumental" – as the cover says – and a nice batch of short bluesy groovers that feature Freddy's great ... (Blues) read more CD

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Freddy KingLet's Hide Away & Dance Away With Freddy King ... CD
King, Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
Killer early material from Freddy King – a blues album, but one that's also got a strong resonance with instrumental soul and early funk! The record is "Strictly Instrumental" – as the cover says – and a nice batch of short bluesy groovers that feature Freddy's great ... (Blues) read more CD

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Freddy King/Lula Reed/Sonny ThompsonBoy Girl Boy ... LP
King, Mid 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
Two guys, one gal, and a heck of a lot of great R&B material from the King Records catalog! The set features Lula Reed on vocals on all tracks – belting things out in that massively soulful style that makes her own work so wonderful – accompanied by mighty guitar from Freddy King, ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Little Willie JohnComplete R&B Hit Singles (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
King/Real Gone, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
Amazing sounds from one of the all-time greats – the legendary Little Willie John – not only a key inspiration to James Brown, but one of the formative forces in soul music at the start of the 60s! The material here was cut by King Records at the height of its R&B years, but it ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition yellow "fever" vinyl pressing!)

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Little Willie JohnFever/Letter From My Darling ... 7-inch
King, 1956. Very Good ... $9.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker and some pen.)

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Little Willie JohnFree At Last ... LP
King, 1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A pretty great collection of Little Willie John's classic work for King – issued in the 60s, after Willie got out of prison, with a title and an image of a jail cell that will never let him forget his debt to society! Fortunately, the music washes away all memories of that trouble, and the ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s blue crown label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Little Willie JohnMister Little Willie John ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Tremendous work from Little Willie John – one of those singers who always grabs our attention! Willie's light years ahead of most of his contemporaries here – already moving more towards soul than R&B, and really shaking himself free of any bluesy cliches. Most of the tunes ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Little Willie JohnSleep/There's A Difference ... 7-inch
King, 1960. Very Good+ ... $1.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Little Willie JohnSure Things ... LP
King, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
It's always a sure thing when we see the name of Little Willie John on the cover of a record – a sure thing that the music's going to be great, the vocals sublime, and the whole thing a non-stop package of raw early soul! Willie's a singer who recorded for King Records during the same early ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Little Willie JohnTalk To Me ... LP
King, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $7.99
Beautiful work from one of the greatest R&B vocalists ever! Willie sounds wonderful on tracks that include "Talk To Me Talk To Me", "Uh Uh Baby", "Drive Me Home", "Tell It Like It Is", "Person To Person", "Until You Do", and "I'll ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s blue label Power Pak pressing. Vinyl has some oxidation that plays with surface noise. Cover has some wear and aging, half split seams, and a name in marker on back.)

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Manhattan Jazz QuintetAutumn Leaves ... CD
King/Paddle Wheel/Pro Jazz, 1985. Used ... $16.99
A standard-setting record from the Manhattan Jazz Quintet – that strong return to acoustic modes that made the combo such a breath of fresh air in the 80s – at a time when so few jazz groups were content to just focus on doing their thing! The head genius here is pianist David Matthews ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ennio MorriconeMorricone A Go Go! ... CD
King (Japan), Early 70s/1997. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
An excellent 2CD set that's filled with some of the grooviest Morricone tracks ever! This stuff's the real deal, with the kind of sparkling little cuts that make his Italian soundtracks stand as some of our favorite over the years. You may have a few of these tracks on other releases, but the ... (Soundtracks) read more CD
(Out of print and comes in one of those cool oversized Japanese 2CD cases – with obi!)

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✨✧ Minoru Muraoka & New Dimension GroupBamboo ... LP
King/Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $30.99 33.98
60s jazz meets Japanese bamboo flute – all in a session with a great mix of groovy and exotic touches! The record's a unique meeting of jazz and folkloric elements – done in a style that's a bit like some of the late 60s sessions of this nature on MPS, but a fair bit groovier overall ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Mystery Kindaichi BandAdventures Of Kindaichi Kosuke (Kindaichikosuke No Boken) ... LP
King/We Want Sounds (France), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99 34.99
There's a vampire with a flute on the cover – and that image alone is more than enough to make us drop the needle on this rare Japanese gem from the 70s! And fortunately, the sound of the music is equally cool – funky fusion with some nicely spacey currents – almost a Mizell ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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George Ohtsuka 5Loving You George – George Ohtsuka Quintet At Nemu Jazz In ... CD
Bellwood/We Want Sounds (UK), 1975. New Copy ... $18.99 22.99
Long tracks, lots of open energy, and plenty of freewheeling solos too – just the sort of Japanese jazz album from the 70s we treasure so much! The group here is led by drummer George Ohtsuka – sometimes spelled Otsuka – and features Fumio Karashima on piano and Fender Rhodes ... (Jazz) read more CD
Also available Loving You George – George Ohtsuka Quintet At Nemu Jazz In ... LP 19.99

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George Ohtsuka 5Loving You George – George Ohtsuka Quintet At Nemu Jazz In ... LP
Bellwood/We Want Sounds (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 37.99
Long tracks, lots of open energy, and plenty of freewheeling solos too – just the sort of Japanese jazz album from the 70s we treasure so much! The group here is led by drummer George Ohtsuka – sometimes spelled Otsuka – and features Fumio Karashima on piano and Fender Rhodes ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Loving You George – George Ohtsuka Quintet At Nemu Jazz In ... CD 18.99

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Esther PhillipsFor All We Know (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1975. Used ... $18.99
Smooth and sophisticated grooving from Esther Phillips – a record that really has her shaking off the rag-tag and rootsy modes of earlier years, and gliding sweetly into the mainstream! Phillips' vocals are still as soulful and compelling as ever, but the backings are quite full – ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, 2007 pressing – includes obi.)

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Esther PhillipsPerformance (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1974. Used ... $16.99
Not a live album – as you might think from the title – but a tight batch of tunes that shows the full funk and soul talents of the legendary Esther Phillips! The album's got a nicely dark undercurrent at times – a sound that's not as smooth as some of Esther's other Kudu albums ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, 2007 pressing – includes obi!)

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Wayne RaneySongs Of The Hills ... CD
King, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... $3.99 9.98
Not the usual sounds you might expect from postwar country music – as Wayne Raney's an unusual star from the King Records roster – one who could play harmonica as well as sing, and who definitely brought a strong boogie current to his hillbilly material! The album's a heavyweight ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Lula ReedBlue & Moody ... CD
King, 1958. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ RemediosLove Letter (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
King (Japan), 1995. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really beautiful soundtrack for a Japanese film that didn't get that much circulation on our shores at the time – a score that mixes keyboard passages with light orchestrations, all with a nice sense of spareness and beauty! The music is maybe vaguely in the territory of Joe Hisaishi, but ... (Soundtracks) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Todd Rhodes OrchestraYour Mouth Got A Hole In It/Feathers ... 78 RPM
King, 1953. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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✨✧ Lew SoloffSpeak Low ... CD
King (Japan), 1988. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features Lew Soloff on trumpet, Kenny Kirkland on piano, Richard Davis on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums! (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, some light age spots inside the booklet.)

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✨✧ Stanley BrothersEarly Starday/King Years – 1958 to 1961 (4CD long box edition) ... CD
King, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... Out Of Stock
Our favorite years of the Stanley Brothers – material recorded after they'd left the bigger labels, and really started to hit their stride for the smaller indies King and Starday Records! Both companies were completely faithful to the growing sound of bluegrass, and really let the brothers ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Stanley BrothersEarly Starday/King Years – 1958 to 1961 (4CD set) ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... Out Of Stock
Our favorite years of the Stanley Brothers – material recorded after they'd left the bigger labels, and really started to hit their stride for the smaller indies King and Starday Records! Both companies were completely faithful to the growing sound of bluegrass, and really let the brothers ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Stanley BrothersStanley Brothers Starday/King – 1958 to 1965 (4CD set) ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $12.99 15.98
A great introduction to the King Records material of The Stanley Brothers – a nicely-priced 4CD set that's overflowing with classics from one of the best duos in bluegrass! Ralph and Carter Stanley work together perfectly during these years – harmonizing in an incredible way, right up ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Stanley BrothersStanley Brothers Starday/King – Gospel Set – 1958 to 1965 (4CD set) ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $12.99 15.98
Heavenly sounds from this legendary duo – a great collection of spiritual sides the bluegrass brothers recorded for King and Starday Records – all material that was maybe even more important to their catalog than their secular singles! Ralph and Carter Stanley have a fantastic harmony ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Gabor SzaboRambler ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Lean 70s genius from the great Gabor Szabo – a set that has him electrifying the sort of vibe he created on Impulse Records in the 60s – but all without ever sounding too slick or commercial! The group here is nice and lean – supervised by Bob James, who plays piano and organ, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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Joe TexBest Of Joe Tex – Includes His Complete King Recordings ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 50s. New Copy ... $3.99 9.99
Very early work from Joe Tex – recorded way before his boogie records of the 70s, and even his country soul classics of the 60s! Yet despite the age of these sides, the Joe Tex vocal approach is very firmly in place – that raspy mode that's undeniably human, and which might be rooted ... (Soul) read more CD

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Joe ThomasRaw Meat/Blue Shadows ... 78 RPM
King, 1950. Very Good ... $6.99
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(In a King sleeve.)

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Billy Ward & The DominoesBilly Ward & His Dominoes ... LP
King, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $6.99 9.98
Mighty work from The Dominoes – a group who got their start here on some key sides for King Records, which then had a huge impact on the sound of vocal groups for years to come! The lineup here includes early performances by both Jackie Wilson and Clyde McPhatter – two later superstars ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Wings Over Jordan ChoirWings Over Jordan Choir – Vol. 3 (7" EP) ... 7-inch
King, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a drillhole and a sticker remnant on the back. Label also has a drillhole.)

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✨✧ Wings Over Jordan ChoirOriginal Greatest Hits – Originally Recorded For King Records ... LP
King/Gusto, 1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Classic tracks by one of the best gospel vocal groups to record for King Records! (Gospel) LP, Vinyl record album

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Niklas WinterBeautopia ... CD
King/Seven Seas (Japan), 2007. Used ... $14.99
With Jukka Eskola on trumpet and flugelhorn. (Jazz) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Hozan YamamotoStandard Bossa – Oriental Bossa Sounds – A Union Of Koto, Shakuhachi, & Big Band ... CD
King (Japan), Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Incredible work from the Japanese scene of the end of the 60s – a record that mixes together traditional instrumentation, bossa rhythms, and groovier jazz touches – all in a sublime blend that would have been a feather in the cap of A&M or Verve Records at the time! The work here ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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George YoungChant ... CD
King/Intersound, 1985. Used ... $3.99
A sweet fusion set from reedman George Young – who plays tenor, alto, sopranino, and soprano sax – plus some flute as well! The album's put together by David Matthews, and has a vibe that's similar to his own 80s fusion efforts – with a real nod back to the soulful fusion styles ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousAfter Hours ... LP
King, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99 12.98
A classic 50s compilation from the legendary King Records – one that really shows off the grittier, bluesier side of their catalog – and features some key crossover cuts from the postwar years too! The music here is a wonderful mix of modes – instrumental R&B, jukebox jazz, ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousAfter Hours ... LP
King, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic 50s compilation from the legendary King Records – one that really shows off the grittier, bluesier side of their catalog – and features some key crossover cuts from the postwar years too! The music here is a wonderful mix of modes – instrumental R&B, jukebox jazz, ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s King reissue pressing.)
Also available After Hours ... LP 9.99

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✨✧ VariousAll Time Country & Western Hits ... CD
King, 1950s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A cool collection of vintage country on King Records – with work by Moon Mullican, Wayne Raney, Delmore Brothers, Cowbow Copas, Bonnie Lou, and the York Brothers! (Folk/Country) CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousKing New Breed Rhythm & Blues Vol 2 – Irrestible R&B Dance Tracks From One Of The Biggest & Baddest Indie Labels Of Them All ... CD
King/Kent (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A long-awaited follow-up to one of our favorite compilations of King Records soul music – a set that does a perfect job of showing the label's strong roots in R&B, and it's important force in 60s soul! The package offers up tracks with a really great sound – definitely the grittier ... (Soul) read more CD

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VariousKing R&B Box Set (4CD set) ... CD
King, Late 40s/1950s. New Copy 4CD ... $21.99 29.99
A really great collection of work from the early years of King Records – music from a time when the Cincinnati label was one of the key forces in helping shape the sound of R&B in the years before soul music – always with a quality level that set them apart from the rest! Sure, ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Blues/Risque Blues – It Ain't The Meat – Original King Recordings ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Blues/Risque Blues – My Ding A Ling ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousOriginal Blues/Risque Blues – Sixty Minute Man – Original King Recordings ... CD
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousRisque Blues – Keep On Churnin ... CD
King, 1940s/1950s/1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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 ... (Soul) read more CD
 
 



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