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Toshiko AkioshiToshiko Akiyoshi Meets Her Old Pals ... LP
King (Japan), 1961. Near Mint- ... $33.99
Toshiko Akioshi makes a trip back to the Japanese jazz scene in the early 60s – for this great little session that has her meeting up with "old pals" from previous years – including Sadao Watanabe on alto sax, Akira Miyazawa on tenor, and Hideo Shiraki on drums! The reunion ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Wave Jazz Classics pressing, with insert – still in original plastic sleeve!)

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✨✧ Toshiko AkioshiToshiko Akiyoshi Meets Her Old Pals ... CD
King (Japan), 1961. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Toshiko Akioshi makes a trip back to the Japanese jazz scene in the early 60s – for this great little session that has her meeting up with "old pals" from previous years – including Sadao Watanabe on alto sax, Akira Miyazawa on tenor, and Hideo Shiraki on drums! The reunion ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)
Also available Toshiko Akiyoshi Meets Her Old Pals ... LP 33.99

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Hank BallardFinger Poppin Time/I Love You, I Love You Sooooo ... 7-inch
King, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $2.99
This is Hank's first version of the track, not the one produced by James Brown. That doesn't stop it from being nice and soulful, though – with a great rolling R&B groove that made it one of his best early moments! Killer vocals on both sides, too! (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue label King pressing.)

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Hank BallardHank Ballard & The Midnighters Vol 2 ... LP
King, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Unusual work from Hank Ballard & The Midnighters – a set that goes way past the hits! Titles include "E Bosta Cosi", "Oh So Happy", "Open Up The Back Door", "Daddy's Little B", "Is Your Love For Real", "Early One Morning", and ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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✨✧ Hank BallardLet's Go Again ... LP
King, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $19.99
One of the more obscure Hank Ballard albums on King – with the great title track "Let's Go Again" – plus "Oo Wow Oo Wee", "Come On & Get It", "Rock Granny Roll", "Looka Here", "Don't Change Your Pretty Ways", "I Like ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a split top seam, mostly split bottom seam, and some wrinkling on back.)

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Hank BallardLet's Go Again (Where We Went Last Night)/Deep Blue Sea ... 7-inch
King, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Hank Ballard & The Midnighters20 Hits ... LP
King, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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 ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(White label Gusto pressing.)

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✨✧ Hank Ballard & The MidnightersAll 20 Of Their Chart Hits – 1953 to 1962 ... CD
King, 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $11.99
(Soul) CD
(Out of print, small sticker remnant on booklet cover.)

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Hank Ballard & The MidnightersHank Ballard & The Midnighters Sing Their Greatest Jukebox Hits ... LP
King, 1950s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A classic set of hard rockin R&B from Hank Ballard and the legendary 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", "Ann ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Hank Ballard & The MidnightersLet's Go Let's Go/If You'd Forgive Me ... 7-inch
King, Early 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
Both cuts have a raw, raunchy R&B groove – with great twisted vocals from Hank, done in that edgey style that always sets him away from the pack! (Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Hank Ballard & The MidnightersSpotlight On Hank Ballard ... CD
King, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer work by one of King's best singers! This set features classic Hank Ballard singles from the 50s – compiled into one LP with an image of Hank on the front, stretching out under a spotlight. Titles include some hits – like "Let's Go, Let's Go, Let's Go" – plus ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Joe BeckBeck ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1975. Used ... $9.99
A great little Kudu set from guitarist Joe Beck – a player who's sounding a lot tighter here than some of his odd psychedelic experiments of the 60s – but still pretty darn great overall! The style is smooth, as you'd expect from Kudu, but Joe's still got plenty of edges in his guitar ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Blu Spec CD, includes obi.)

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✨✧ George BensonPacific Fire ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Unusual work from the great George Benson – a wonderful session that was recorded by CTI during George's classic years for the label – but issued only briefly a number of years later, and slightly lost amongst the rest of his catalog! The material's great, though – and has George ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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Big FourJazz At The Torys ... CD
King (Japan), 1957. New Copy ... $16.99
That's Torys, as in Suntory's – the big Japanese distillery who's hosting this special performance of The Big Four – a crackling lineup that features soulful tenor from Hidehiko Matsumoto and drums from George Kawaguchi! The core group have an energy that's like the best American bop ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Big FourOriginal Big Four ... CD
King (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $16.99
Great work from a group who definitely earn their name – as the quartet was one of the biggest and best groups in the Japanese jazz scene at the time! The lineup features brilliant tenor from Hidehiko Matsumoto – a player who's young here, starting a decades-long run in jazz, but ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Cody Black/Charles SpurlingI'm Slowly Molding/She Cried Just A Minute ... 7-inch
King/Outta Sight (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Two Northern Soul gems back to back! Cody Black's "I'm Slowly Molding" is a nice little tune that starts out with some walloping drums augmented by handclaps, and Cody's deeply felt soul vocals backed nicely with groovy harmonies and horns – soaring and building as the tune goes on ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Earl BosticAll His Hits ... LP
King/Gusto, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
We know Bostic's organ numbers are the stuff of mainstream dancefloors – but we never tire of digging up these old King LPs, just to hear his raspy-edged alto and fat tone on the organ! 14 numbers in all, from LPs and 45s, including "That's The Groovy Thing (parts 1 & 2)", ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Earl BosticBostic Showcase Of Swinging Dance Hits ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $9.99
Sure, it's the stuff of mainstream dancefloors – but Bostic had quite a tone, and we never tire of digging up these old King LPs, just to hear his raspy-edged alto! Titles include "Lester Leaps In", "John's Idea", "Back Back Shuffle", "Fur Trapper's ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some clear tape on the seams.)

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Earl BosticDance Time ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
That great raspy alto of Bostic, set loose on some sweetly swinging numbers that played big to his audiences in the 50s! Titles include "Poeme", "Off Shore", "The Moon Is Low", "Melancholy Serenade", and "Harlem Nocturne". (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label King pressing, with deep groove.)

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Tiny BradshawSoft/Strange ... 78 RPM
King, Early 50s. Very Good ... $0.99
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Tiny BradshawTiny Bradshaw (EP-208) – Heavy Juice/Well Oh Well/Soft/Train Kept A-Rollin' ... 7-inch
King, 1953. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $29.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has light wear and some stains.)

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✨✧ Tiny BradshawTribute To The Late Tiny Bradshaw – The Great Composer – He Wrote & Played Them All ... LP
King, Early 50s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Of all the R&B bandleaders of the 50s, Tiny Bradshaw was one of the wildest! He had a tight rolling groove that managed to infuse his whole band with a lively sense of rhythm that was often unmatched by some of the other sleepier groups of the time – and he also managed to hire some of ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Danish pressing on Sing.)

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✨✧ Charles BrownCharles Brown Sings Christmas Songs ... LP
King, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Charles Brown was one of the first guys to ever record an important R&B Christmas tune in the postwar years – and here, he's featured in a full album of music of the same nature – which really furthers his legacy in the genre! Brown's approach is groundbreaking – as he has ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles BrownHang On A Little Longer/Black Night ... 7-inch
King, 1968. Near Mint- ... $7.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Yellow label promo in a King sleeve.)

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✨✧ Charles Brown/Bill DoggettPlease Come Home For Christmas ... LP
King/Highland, Early 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A special holiday package – one that brings together Charles Brown's classic Christmas Recordings for King Records – plus a few later tracks by organist Bill Doggett! Brown was one of the first guys to ever record an important R&B Christmas tune in the postwar years – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Clifford BrownComplete Paris Collection Vol 2 ... LP
Vogue/King (Japan), 1953. Near Mint- ... $18.99
Amazing Paris work from Clifford Brown – recording here in extra-special company with alto saxophonist Gigi Gryce! The tunes have all that sharp edge and smart tone we love in Gryce's 50s work – and all numbers are originals by Gigi – blown beautifully by Brown in that famous ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert.)

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✨✧ James BrownAin't It Funky ... LP
King, 1970. Very Good ... Temporarily 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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some ringwear and split seams.)

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James BrownDon't Be A Drop-Out/Don't Be A Drop Out (spoken intro) ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A great little soul number from James – backed with a really great b-side! "Don't Be A Drop Out" begins with these riffing horns, going high then dropping low, almost in a "Monkey Time" mode. James comes in with a great little vocal, a bit moralistic, perhaps, but also ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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James BrownHey America ... CD
Polydor/Elemental (Spain), 1972. New Copy ... $14.99
A really fantastic album from James Brown – and an unusual one, too – as it was only ever issued overseas back in the early 70s! The album's got a title that's similar to one of James' Christmas albums, but it's a completely different record – kind of a condensation of some of ... (Soul) read more CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available Hey America (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99

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James BrownHey America (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Polydor/Elemental (Spain), 1972. New Copy ... $19.99
A really fantastic album from James Brown – and an unusual one, too – as it was only ever issued overseas back in the early 70s! The album's got a title that's similar to one of James' Christmas albums, but it's a completely different record – kind of a condensation of some of ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Hey America ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ James BrownI Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great lost album from James Brown – and totally funky! The record's got a super-hip cover that shows James standing in a blue room with three fine foxy ladies, and the words "I Can't Stand Myself When You Touch Me" are emblazoned across the top – and the whole thing's as ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownI Got The Feelin' ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
Funky funky funky! A nice one on King that shows the direction James Brown would take in the 70s – a bit harder and more funky than before, with even more of a focus on the instrumental talents of the ensemble! The band here is super-sharp – playing with that tightly focused, highly ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownI Got You (I Feel Good) ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1966. New Copy ... $13.99
Quite possibly THE James Brown album of the mid 60s – a solid set of hard-grooving tracks, based around the monster title hit "I Got You (I Feel Good)"! The tune's one of those numbers that has been used a gajillion times over the years in commercials and promos – but which ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownI'm Shook/Little Groove Maker Me ... 7-inch
King, 1969. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a King sleeve, with titles written in pen.)

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James BrownIt's A Mother ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
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
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownIt's A New Day – Let A Man Come In ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... $13.99
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
(Part of the Rare Groove Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownJames Brown – Jazz ... CD
King/Verve, 1960s. Used ... $8.99
Not socking soul, but laidback jazz – an under-acknowledged side of James Brown's career, presented fully in this excellent collection of work from the 60s! The package shows a growing sophistication in James' music as the 60s moved on – not just in his vocals, which were surprisingly ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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James BrownJames Brown Singles Vol 7 – 1970 to 1972 ... CD
King/Hip-O Select, Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $22.99
Killer funk from the prime early 70s years of James Brown – that time when it seemed that each new single pushed the boundaries of funk even farther than before! The set follows Brown's last few years with King into his monumental time with Polydor – a really groundbreaking batch of ... (Soul) read more CD
(Please note that the discs have a few marks along the outer edge but both played fine for us.)

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James BrownJames Brown Sings Raw Soul ... LP
King, 1967. Very Good- ... $11.99
Raw soul, indeed – a term that could have been coined for James Brown's vocal approach, and which probably makes one of its first appearances here on a record! The album's kind of a grab bag of earlier sides that James recorded for King, but it's a perfect showcase for his amazing sound in ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has clear tape along the top seam and some wear.)

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James BrownLive And Lowdown At The Apollo – Vol 1 ... LP
King/Solid Smoke, 1963. Very Good ... $6.99
Later reissue of this landmark album that forever changed the face of live recordings! 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 – but they also went out of ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear.)

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James BrownPapa's Got A Brand New Bag ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $13.99
Here's where things really started getting interesting for James Brown! The album was issued right around the same time as James' single "Out Of Sight" on Smash – and like that track, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" was one of the first to use that "instruments on the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)
Also available Papa's Got A Brand New Bag ... LP 14.99

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James BrownPapa's Got A Brand New Bag ... LP
King, 1965. Good+ ... $14.99
Here's where things really started getting interesting for James Brown! The album was issued right around the same time as James' single "Out Of Sight" on Smash – and like that track, "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag" was one of the first to use that "instruments on the ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has wear and splitting.)
Also available Papa's Got A Brand New Bag ... CD 13.99

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James BrownPlease Please Please ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
An incredible early album from James Brown – featuring 16 raw R&B tracks culled from his early years at King – and virtually the blueprint for so many other great things to follow! "Please Please Please" was James' first big hit – and as you probably already know, ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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James BrownPlease Please Please ... LP
King, 1959. Very Good- ... $24.99
An incredible early album from James Brown – featuring 16 raw R&B tracks culled from his early years at King – and virtually the blueprint for so many other great things to follow! "Please Please Please" was James' first big hit – and as you probably already know, ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has some staining & flaking along the top seam, a cutout hole, and some aging.)

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✨✧ James BrownPopcorn ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
A tremendous turning point in the career of James Brown – and an album that points the way strongly to the even deeper funk of the 70s! The album's a hard-wailing batch of instrumental tracks played by the legendary James Brown Band of the late 60s – the pre-JBs ensemble that's gone ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownPrisoner Of Love ... LP
King, 1963. Poor ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic early 60s set from James Brown – one that showcases the mellower side of his talents on a host of easygoing ballads! The approach is a bit like that used with Etta James over at Chess – as James rough-edged vocals are mixed with sweeter string arrangements from Sammy Lowe and ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label pressing. POOR CONDITION. Cover has some wear and tape along the seams. Vinyl plays with clicks and crackles throughout.)

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James BrownPure Dynamite! ... LP
King, 1964. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
Raw live energy from the great James Brown – and a record that comes hot on the heels of Live At The Apollo! Like that one, this set was supposedly "recorded on the spot" – and it's even harder, faster, and noisier than that classic – with a loud-bursting sound that ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label gatefold pressing. Cover has a split to seam, light wear, and some light aging inside the gatefold.)
Also available Pure Dynamite! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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James BrownPure Dynamite! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1964. Used Gatefold ... $14.99
Raw live energy from the great James Brown – and a record that comes hot on the heels of Live At The Apollo! Like that one, this set was supposedly "recorded on the spot" – and it's even harder, faster, and noisier than that classic – with a loud-bursting sound that ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Pure Dynamite! ... LP 24.99

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James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99
A bomb! The title of this one says it all – a burning anthem of pride and power, issued in 1969, at the end of one of the most troubling decades in America. James answers all the Uncle Tom cries from his critics – and comes up with "Say It Loud", an instant chant that was ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the JB & Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A bomb! The title of this one says it all – a burning anthem of pride and power, issued in 1969, at the end of one of the most troubling decades in America. James answers all the Uncle Tom cries from his critics – and comes up with "Say It Loud", an instant chant that was ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has an unglued bottom seam.)
Also available Say It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ James BrownSex Machine ... LP
King, 1970. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
James Brown cooking it live – recorded (as the cover says) "at home in Augusta, Georgia with his bad self"! The groove here is a nice extension of earlier Apollo modes – one that shows the increasing funkiness of the James Brown Band, captured with a raw power that few other ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label King pressing. Cover has edge wear and bent corners.)

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James BrownSoul On Top ... LP
King, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
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
(Cover and labels have a name in pen.)

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James BrownSuper Bad ... CD
King/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
Super Bad is right! This is hard-hitting funky James – from the badass cover right down to the extended tracks on the record, which point the way towards the hard live jamming of the classic Payback years! Everything wonderful is in place on the set – from the band's grooves at the ... (Soul) read more CD
(Part of the Rare Groove Funk 1000 Best Collection!)

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✨✧ James BrownTit For Tat (Ain't No Taking Back)/Believers Shall Enjoy (Non Believers Shall Suffer) ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two long titles, both of them nice! "Tit For Tat" has a great back-forth kind of groove – not really funky, but pretty darn catchy, and with some raw soulful vocals from brother James! "Believers" is an instrumental with some very nice organ work – James on the ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record

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James BrownUnbeatable James Brown – 16 Hits ... LP
King, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $6.99
One of those excellent King albums from James that features a wide range of tracks, done in a wide range of styles – including some wonderful obscure numbers that go way past the "hits" promised in the title. The groove runs from sad ballad soul to heavy instrumentals – and ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing.)

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Roy BrownBlues Deluxe ... CD
King/Charly (UK), Early 50s. Used ... $9.99
24 tracks in all – all vintage R&B for King Records, filled with plenty of raunch! (Soul) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Roy BrownHard Luck Blues (Gusto) ... LP
King/Gusto, Late 40s/Early 50s. Near Mint- 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic R&B work from the great Roy Brown – one of the most hard-hitting vocalists in the early years of King Records! (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Roy BrownMighty Mighty Man! ... CD
King/Ace (UK), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Killer R&B from the great Roy Brown – 22 tracks from his famous postwar recordings for King Records! (Soul) CD

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Roy Brown & Wynonie HarrisBattle Of The Blues ... LP
King, Early 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Killer 50's R&B – of the sort that will blow your mind if you never knew that the music could get this raunchy! Wynonie Harris' material alone is worth the price of the album – as it includes insane drunken hard-loving tracks like "Bloodshot Eyes", "Loving ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Ron CarterYellow & Green ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1976. Used ... $14.99
A landmark album from the great Ron Carter – one of those key 70s sides where he was able to show the world that he was way more than just a jazz bassist – and instead a sophisticated musical genius with so much to offer! Ron's bass is certainly a key part of the set – he plays ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Ray Charles14 Hits – The Early Years ... LP
King, Late 40s-Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
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(70s pressing on Gusto.)

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Richie ColeTokyo Madness ... LP
King/Seven Seas (Japan), 1981. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A Japanese-only album from alto great Richie Cole – captured here at the height of his powers! The set features a quintet with Bruce Forman on guitar and Smith Dobson on piano – and long tracks include "Ladybird", "I Can't Get Started", "Cherokee", and ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes insert. Cover has a very small mark from an old sticker.)

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✨✧ Larry CoryellSpaces (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Vanguard/King (Japan), 1970. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An expansive early 70s set from Larry Coryell, joined by an all star group of players: John McLaughlin, Chick Corea, Miroslav Vitous and Billy Cobham. The mood varies throughout, from pieces with a wide reaching searching quality like the title track and "Chris", to a free-ish take on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing – with insert!)

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Hank CrawfordCajun Sunrise ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $9.99
Hank Crawford comes across here as much as a soul star as a jazz musician – as he sings on half the album's tracks, and delivers his trademark alto solos throughout! The album's got a similar vibe to some of Crawford's other CTI/Kudu material of the 70s – but the presence of vocals ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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✨✧ Hank CrawfordWe Got A Good Thing Going ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1972. Used ... $9.99
Early CTI/Kudu material from alto legend Hank Crawford – part of a strong 70s run that helped him find a whole new audience for his soulful sound! Crawford got his start with Ray Charles, and cut some classic albums for Atlantic in the 60s – but during the 70s, his sound really warmed ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Hank CrawfordWe Got A Good Thing Going ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Early CTI/Kudu material from alto legend Hank Crawford – part of a strong 70s run that helped him find a whole new audience for his soulful sound! Crawford got his start with Ray Charles, and cut some classic albums for Atlantic in the 60s – but during the 70s, his sound really warmed ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)
Also available We Got A Good Thing Going ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Guitar CrusherI Can't Help It/Why Oh Why ... 7-inch
King, 1963. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ CTI All StarsCTI Summer Jazz At The Hollywood Bowl Vol 1 to 3 ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1972. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Man, it's like a talent bomb exploded! This set's stuffed with work by some of the greatest jazz funk players of the early 70s – Johnny Hammond, Bob James, Deodato, George Benson, Joe Farrell, Stanley Turrentine, Freddie Hubbard, Grover Washington Jr, Hubert Laws, and others – all ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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Dapps featuring Alfred EllisThere Was A Time/The Rabbit Got The Gun ... 7-inch
King, Late 60s. Good+ ... $9.99
Monster funk from this James Brown Band offshoot! Pee Wee Ellis is the main soloist on both cuts – and he really blows the top off on "There Was A Time"! The tune simply leaps onto wax from nowhere – blasting out in a fast-riffing version of the James Brown hit, with Pee Wee ... (Funky 45's) read more 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some wear and marker.)

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DeodatoDeodato In Concert – Live At The Felt Forum ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent little live set from Deodato – hard to believe because the sound's just as tight and funky as his studio albums, and possibly even more interesting because he manages to pull it off equally well in a live setting! The record features percussion by Airto, guitar by John Tropea, ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)

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✨✧ Paul DesmondPure Desmond ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1974. Used ... $11.99
An album of sublime understatement from alto genius Paul Desmond! Desmond was one of the few players who resisted the lure of the 70s electric CTI sound – and stuck pretty much in his usual bag of easy-going grooves, blowing alto with effortless ease, working here with a quartet that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Includes obi.)

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✨✧ Paul DesmondPure Desmond ... CD
CTI/King (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An album of sublime understatement from alto genius Paul Desmond! Desmond was one of the few players who resisted the lure of the 70s electric CTI sound – and stuck pretty much in his usual bag of easy-going grooves, blowing alto with effortless ease, working here with a quartet that ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Part of the CTI 50th Anniversary Special Collection!)
Also available Pure Desmond ... CD 11.99

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Bill DoggettAll His Hits ... LP
King, 1950s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(White label German Gusto pressing.)

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Bill DoggettEverybody Dance The Honky Tonk ... LP
King, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
This is it – the classic stormer by Bill Doggett that made his group a hit with all the kids! The album features the original two-part version of "Honky Tonk", plus the rarer "Honky Tonk Number Three", which as a wailing bit of vocals next to the chorus. Other tracks ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has seam splitting & a spot of clear tape.)

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Bill DoggettHonky Tonk (pts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
King, Late 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Bill DoggettHonky Tonk Popcorn ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good- ... $39.99
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 LP, Vinyl record album
(Original blue label pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Bill DoggettHot Doggett (pink cover) ... LP
King, Late 50s. Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nicely grooving work from organist Bill Doggett – in a stepping R&B mode that's in the style of his more famous work on tracks like "Hold It" or "Honky Tonk" (neither of which are on this album.) The group's a quartet, with Percy France on tenor, Shep Shepherd on ... (Jazz) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy black label pressing, with deep groove. Cover has clear tape on the spine sand top seam, aging on the back, and scribbles in pencil.)

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Bill DoggettShove Off/You Don't Know What Love Is ... 78 RPM
King, 1955. Very Good- ... $0.99
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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DominoesBilly Ward & The Dominoes – All Their Hits (1951 - 1965) Vol 1 ... LP
King, 1977. Sealed ... $7.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in one corner.)

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✨✧ Champion Jack DupreeSings The Blues ... CD
King/Gusto, Early 50s. New Copy ... 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 CD

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✨✧ Champion Jack DupreeSings The Blues ... CD
King, 1950s. Used ... 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 CD
(Out of print.)

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Jack Dupree/Mr BearWalking The Blues/Daybreak Rock ... 78 RPM
King, 1955. Very Good+ ... $11.99
(78 RPM) 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Charlie FeathersCharlie Feathers (10 inch LP) ... LP
King/Sundazed, Late 50s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 15.99
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

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✨✧ 5 Royales17 Hits – Vintage Vault Collectors Series ... LP
King, 1978. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
(Soul) 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

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5 RoyalesFive Royales Sing For You ... CD
King, 1950s. Used ... $7.99
A great set from one of our favorite R&B vocal groups of the 50s – a seminal combo featuring the amazing voice of Lowman Pauling – a singer that James Brown often claimed as a big influence! The Royales worked in a style that was a bit more focused than some of their contemporaries ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Eric GaleForecast ... CD
Kudu/King (Japan), 1973. Used ... $12.99
One of the most successful albums ever from guitarist Eric Gale – a laidback understated player whose mellow sound had a tremendous influence on mainstream jazz funk in the 70s! The album takes off from the late 60s CTI and Verve sessions by Wes Montgomery – and features Gale riffing ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Henry GloverSoft/(I Let You Slip) Through My Finger Tips ... 7-inch
King, Mid/Late 50s. Very Good- ... $4.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with some noise on the B-side.)

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Jim HallJazz Impressions Of Japan ... CD
King (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $16.99
Sharp sounds from guitarist Jim Hall – a record that's filled with all the cool, complicated lines the musician could muster on his instrument – yet a record that also manages to swing a bit too! The sound here is a great evolution from the sound of Hall's music in the 50s – even ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Jim HallLive In Tokyo ... CD
King (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A rare 70s set from guitarist Jim Hall – one that's got a cover that recalls Blue Note artwork used for Kenny Burrell, and recorded with a strong sound to match! The record's got maybe a bit more bite than some of Jim's airier sessions from the 70s – a strong power with Hall in the ... (Jazz) read more CD

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✨✧ Tomanao HaraHot Red ... CD
King (Japan), 1996. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Trumpeter Tomanao Hara's in great company here – blowing alongside American jazz heavyweights John Hicks on piano, Reggie Workman on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – a group that really helps Hara find his best sort of soul! And despite the "hot" in the title, Tomanao blows it ... (Jazz) read more CD

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Wynonie HarrisAll She Wants To Do is Rock/Drinkin Wine Spo Dee O Dee ... 7-inch
King, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(80s Canadian pressing.)

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Wynonie HarrisBig Old Country Fool/That's Me Right Now ... 7-inch
King, 1957. Very Good- ... $19.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. A-side label has a red X.)

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Wynonie HarrisGood Rockin Blues ... LP
King, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label King pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Wynonie Harris & Roy BrownBattle Of The Blues Vol 2 ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
The battle here is almost no contest – given that both singers come out on top! The set's a classic in the Harris/Brown "battle" records for King – and includes a side each of amazing R&B vocal numbers by the singers – some really hard-edged stuff that's really at ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Wynonie Harris & Roy BrownBattle Of The Blues Vol 2 ... LP
King, Mid 50s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The battle here is almost no contest – given that both singers come out on top! The set's a classic in the Harris/Brown "battle" records for King – and includes a side each of amazing R&B vocal numbers by the singers – some really hard-edged stuff that's really at ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Battle Of The Blues Vol 2 ... LP 9.99

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Hawkshaw HawkinsLonesome 7-7203 ... LP
King, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Later work by the late Hawkshaw Hawkins – with titles that include "Waiting In The Shadows", "Lonesome 7-7203", "Teardrops On Your Letter", "Rattlesnakin Daddy", "Unwanted", "Girl Without A Name", and "I Wasted A Nickel". (Folk/Country) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole in one corner.)

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✨✧ Motohiko HinoToko – Motohiko Hino Quartet At Nemu Jazz ... CD
King (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sweet electric fusion from Japanese drummer Motohiko Hino – a set that's got a deeper vibe than some of his other work of the 70s! The set's a live one, and all tracks are quite long – played with an open, exploratory feel by the group – in ways that are almost an extension of ... (Jazz) read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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✨✧ John Lee HookerJohn Lee Hooker Sings Blues – 16 Selections – Every One A Pearl ... LP
King, 1960. Near Mint- (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A monster from the great John Lee Hooker – an artist who isn't usually associated with King Records, but who issued this mighty collection of sides for the label at the start of the 60s! Most of the work dates from a few years before – gritty tracks that have Hooker at his best postwar ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Joe HowardGolden Sound Of Joe Howard (AKA Something Smooth) ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
(Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
 
 



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