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Beat FunktionOlympus ... CD
Do Music, 2015. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 4 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP
Stones Throw, 2007. Near Mint- ... $13.99
The long awaited sides C & D in Madlib's incredible blend of Bombay soundtrack-styled funk, blunted Eastern beats, and all round stunning Middle Eastern accented hip hop instros! This time out Madlib, er, Beat Konducta is conducting beats, strings & things from India and/or otherwise East – but the way in which the beats bluntly thump is quintessential Madlib – you know it and love it from the first beat! 'Lib really breathes fresh life into this approach – going miles deeper than anyone out there doing the Bollywood-hip hop hybrid – coming up with a sound all his own. Amazing! "Get It Right", "More Rice", "Indian Bells", "Club Scene", "Duel", "Organ Stroll", "In The Cave", "Malfunction", "Victory", "Smoke Circle", "Raw Ground Wire", "New Bombay", "Shah Sound", "Another Getaway", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Beat Konducta Vol 4 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP 16.99

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Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 4 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP
Stones Throw, 2007. New Copy ... $16.99 17.98
The long awaited sides C & D in Madlib's incredible blend of Bombay soundtrack-styled funk, blunted Eastern beats, and all round stunning Middle Eastern accented hip hop instros! This time out Madlib, er, Beat Konducta is conducting beats, strings & things from India and/or otherwise East – but the way in which the beats bluntly thump is quintessential Madlib – you know it and love it from the first beat! 'Lib really breathes fresh life into this approach – going miles deeper than anyone out there doing the Bollywood-hip hop hybrid – coming up with a sound all his own. Amazing! "Get It Right", "More Rice", "Indian Bells", "Club Scene", "Duel", "Organ Stroll", "In The Cave", "Malfunction", "Victory", "Smoke Circle", "Raw Ground Wire", "New Bombay", "Shah Sound", "Another Getaway", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Beat Konducta Vol 4 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP 13.99

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Beat PharmacyDub Purpose EP – Guerilla Conditions/Vagabond/Amble Dub/Resolve ... 12-inch
Khaliphonic, 2019. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $11.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Bronski BeatI Feel Love/Johnny Remember Me (source mix, cake mix) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Bronski BeatIt Ain't Necessarily So/Close To The Edge/Red Dance ... 12-inch
Forbidden Fruit (UK), 1984. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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King Bucknor & His Afrodisk Beat OrganisationKatakata (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Shanu Olu/Hot Casa (France), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A really tremendous record from the Lagos scene of the 70s – a set that's completely sharp from beginning to end, and which has the same sort of side-long jamming that you'd find on the best records by Fela Kuti at the time! King Bucknor's billed as "The Black Isaiah Of Africa" – and he's definitely got a strong spiritual core in his message – which is carried out in lyrics that begin to flow only after the Afrodisk Beat Organisation get things moving – really kicking up the groove with fast-riffing and very funky guitar over basslines that bubble along at a mighty quick pace – and which also get these completely great tenor solos from Dele Okonkwo, a player we'd like to know more. The set features two long tracks – "Soyoyo" and "Katakata" – both completely superb! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gary Chester & The Beatle BeatYeah Yeah Yeah ... LP
DCP, 1964. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Culture BeatHorizon ... CD
Sony/Epic, 1991. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Meat Beat ManifestoDog Star Man/Still Falling/Dog Star/DV8 ... CD
Play It Again Sam, 1990. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, former owner's stamp inside booklet.)

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Meat Beat ManifestoStorm The Studio ... CD
Wax Trax, 1989. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, former owner's stamp inside booklet.)

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Meat Beat ManifestoSubliminal Sandwich ... CD
Nothing/Interscope, 1996. Used 2 CDs ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Tabla Beat ScienceLive In San Francisco At Stern Grove ... CD
Axiom, 2002. Used 2 CDs ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Yokota Toshiaki & Beat GenerationElevation ... LP
Express/Universal (Japan), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... About December 11, 2019
A rich little record from Japanese flute player Yokota Toshiaki – one that moves past some of the simply groovy modes of earlier albums, into a range that's still nice and soulful, but which has Yokota stretching out as well! There's some great keyboards and electric bass in the rhythms – a nicely stepping style that's sometimes a bit funky, sometimes a bit more laidback – and which lets the keyboards move nicely with the flute – often in a way that has some slightly trippy elements too. Titles include "Elevation", "On The Road", "Easy To Be Hard", "And When I Die", and "Curved Navel". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ B Beat GirlsFor The Same Man (nasty, classical, dub, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
25 Records, 1983. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 3 – Beat Konducta In India ... LP
Stones Throw, 2007. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Hazy beatcraft steeped in Indian soundtrack style funk, strings and percussion from the indefatigable Madlib – Volume 3 in the increasingly adventurous and conceptual outings of the Beat Konducta! This time out Madlib, er, Beat Konducta is conducting beats, strings & things from India and/or otherwise East – but the way in which the beats bluntly thump is quintessential Madlib – you know it and love it from the first beat! 'Lib really breathes fresh life into this approach – going miles deeper than anyone out there doing the Bollywood-hip hop hybrid – coming up with a sound all his own. Masterful! "Onthanewthing", "Indian Deli", "Rumble", "Dancing Girls Theme", "Piano Garden", "Dark Alley Incidental Music", "Early Party", "Fifth Chant", "The Rip Off (Scene 3)", and "Sitar Ride". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Beat JunkiesBJIOS Training Wax 2.0 ... LP
Beat Junkie Sound, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A practice tool LP for DJs or turntablists looking to learn the tools of the trade or sharpen their skills – produced by turntable icons The World Famous Beat Junkies! Made specifically by this legendary crew to help you take your mixing, scratching and beat arranging prowess to higher levels, includes "Computer Language", "Impeach 95", "Skipless" (Parts 1, 2 & 3), "Ate Oh Ate", "Rhettro", "Classic Cuts 2" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Beat Konducta (Madlib)Beat Konducta Vol 1 & 2 – Movie Scenes/Movie Scenes, The Sequel ... CD
Stones Throw, 2005. Used ... Out Of Stock
The epic CD compilation of the ever prolific, ever satisfying Madlib's first 2 LPs as Beat Konducta – a instrumental song suite of beats for films that do not exist anywhere but the fevered mind of the genius beatcrafter! 'Lib's production work has always had a bit of a filmic groove, and this set collects and assembles the most cinematic of said beats into an (unsurprisingly) incredible whole. The soundscapes really kind of run the gamut of his hip hop styles – always soulful, and always funky, whether he's rocking a stone funk or an electro-modeled groove. Honestly, how much longer is it going to take for the mainstream to finally catch up with this genius!?! Collects tracks from the 2 separate volumes of vinyl: "The Comeback (Madlib)", "The Payback (Gotta)", "Face The Sun (Africa)", "Stax (Strings)", "Left On Silverlake (Ride)", "Offbeat (Grooves)", "Pyramids (Change)", "Eternal Broadcaster (Authentic)", "The Rock (Humps)", "Filthy (Untouched)", "Money Hugger (Gold Diggin'", "Black Mozart (Opus II)", "Snake Charmer (Heads Up)", "African Walk (Zamunda)", "The Forest (Greens)", "Outerlimit (Space Ho)" and more! CD

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✨✧ Bronski BeatAge Of Consent ... LP
MCA, 1984. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In shrinkwrap with hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Toshiaki Yokota & Beat GenerationFlute Adventure ... CD
King (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A definite flute adventure from Japanese reedman Toshiaki Yokota – one that's got some wonderfully trippy elements, in the best spirit of some of the most groundbreaking MPS sessions at the end of the 60s! Yokota plays a variety of flutes, and he's backed by electric guitar, bass, and plenty of percussion – often used in rootsy and rhythmic ways that make for plenty of great groovers on the set. There's a bit of a Latin influence at the bottom, but not in Toshiaki's playing – because that's often light and airy, floating over the top of the heavier rhythms with a great sense of counterpoint – making for a really great contrast of modes! Music on a few tracks is by The Beat Generation combo, and the album also features some great bossa covers too – versions of "Reza", "Orfeu Negro", and "Samba De Orfeu" – alongside original tunes "Ending Samba", "Cimmerie", and "Nuit De L'Enfer". CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Bad Boys BlueHeart Beat ... LP
Coconut (Germany), 1986. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Klaus Badelt & Ramin DjawadiBeat The Drum – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Varese, 2007. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Toni BasilStreet Beat (special club remix, dub) ... 12-inch
Chrysalis, 1983. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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Art Blakey & The Afro-Drum EnsembleAfrican Beat ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $14.99
A completely righteous mix of jazz and African percussion – put together by drummer Art Blakey at a time when he was riding high with the Jazz Messengers, but also was willing to work on great experiments like this! The album's years ahead of its time – and arguably opens the door for countless spiritual jazz projects like this in the 70s, more proof that Blakey was a groundbreaking artist who was always opening doors for others! Blakey's own work on drums is joined by percussion from Montego Joe, Chief Bey, Garvin Masseux, James Ola, Folami, Robert Crowder, and Solomon Ilori – the last of whom would record his own record for Blue Note – and the rest of the group features Yusef Lateef on flute and tenor, Curtis Fuller on trombone, and the great Ahmed Abdul-Malik on bass – a great choice for the record, given that he was mixing together similar modes on his own records of the time. Titles include "Tobi Ilu", "Love, The Mystery Of", and "Obirin African". CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – More 60 Works" series!)

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BlondieEat To The Beat ... LP
Chrysalis, 1979. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Blondie had a lot to live up to after Parallel Lines, but they pulled it off here – Eat To The Beat is another classic! Downtown cool, a strong sense of pop history and tight production by Mike Chapman make for a really distinct sound on this one. Standouts include the excellent opener "Dreaming" (one of the finest Harry/Stein songs ever, if you ask us), the punky title track, "Union City Blue" and "Accidents Never Happen", and while Blondie albums are by nature hit-and-miss given the fearless mish-mash of styles they always brought in, the whole thing is pretty great! Other tracks include "Shayla", "Die Young Stay Pretty" and "Living In The Real World". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Cookie CarrPlays Cool Organ With A Solid Beat Vol 2 ... LP
Grand Award, 1959. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some vintage price stickers.)

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Chris CarterMondo Beat (clear vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Conspiracy International/Mute, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 22.98
Seminal solo sounds from Chris Carter – best known for his work with Cosey Fanni Tutti, and as a core member of Throbbing Gristle – out here in slightly different territory on his own! Chris follows the spare electronics of his work with Cosey – and some of the tracks definitely have the "beat" promised in the title – but at a level that's nicely subtle, and never sacrifices the overall sonic complexity for the sake of a groove! The record's a very early variant of modes that would later be handled less-skillfully by the end of the decade by so many others – and sounds much better here in the hands of one of the originators – on titles that include "Mondo B", "Moonlight", "Real Life", "Noevil", "Nobadhairdo", and "Beyond Temptation". And be warned – the cover says "this record contains subliminals"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Clear vinyl – with download.)

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Carmen CavallaroWith That Latin Beat ... LP
Decca, 1959. Very Good+ ... $3.99
The frenzied piano of Carmen Cavallaro gets a nice does of Latin rhythms on this set – and the set's a great example of the way that cocktail piano and Latin were strongly linked in the New York scene of the 50s! Carmen's style here is certainly different than that of Joe Loco, Noro Morales, or others who skirted the same territory – but the difference is also not that great, and it was Cavallaro's earlier sense of drama and color that often helped inspire piano work in players who followed. The rhythms are especially great here too – not straight Latin all the time, but a nice mix of inventive and exotic touches from bass and percussion that really liven things up, and make the tunes come across with modes that are quite different than their familiar readings. Titles include "Dolores My Own", "Frenesi", "Andalucia", "Maria La-O", "Perfida", "Adios", and "Poinciana". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Ray ColumbusNow You Shake – The Definitive Beat, R&B, Pop, & Psych Recordings 1963 to 1969 ... CD
RPM (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $6.99 13.99
A great collection of work from Ray Columbus – a New Zealand rocker of mid 60s vintage, but one who works here with mod sounds to rival much bigger names in London at the time! The collection begins with a core set of work by Ray Columbus & The Invaders – a super-sharp combo who have this sense of energy and fire that's a bit like Paul Revere & The Raiders, but more tuned towards beat group sounds – boundless energy that makes the rest of the combo a perfect fit for Ray's spirited lead vocals. The set then moves into solo material that Columbus recorded on his own, and with groups The Challenge, The Art Collection, and Fire – all with stylistic shifts that follow some of the British forays into trippier sounds after the initial beat boom – or some more compelling, more sophisticated material that Columbus really carries off well as a solo act. Titles include "She's A Mod", "I'm Finding Out", "She's Back Again", "Till We Kissed", "We Want A Beat", "In Memory Of Today", "Happy In A Sad Kind Of Way", "Los Angeles", "I'm Good For You", "Polka Dot Resistance", "Kick Me", and "East Pinkerton Street". CD

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Sam CookeNight Beat (remastered edition) ... CD
RCA/Legacy, 1963. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
Wonderful mellow work from Sam Cooke – and a set that's recorded with a sound that's very much in keeping with the "night beat" that you might expect from the title! In fact, there's not so much a "beat" as a simple easy groove – a gentle sort of "night" feeling, with some piano in the lead on many tracks, and backing by a larger group conducted by Rene Hall – a great setting that lets Cooke hit some of his most soulful moments on record from the time! The album includes many lesser-known Cooke performances – including "Trouble Blues", "You Gotta Move", "Fool's Paradise", "Lost & Lookin", and "Mean Old World". CD

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Calvin Cool & The Surf KnobsSurfer's Beat ... CD
Acid Symposium (Greece), Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
Obscure and pulpy surf rock instrumentals with some surprisingly searing guitar sound from Calvin Cool & The Surf Knobs – with a bigger sound than the typical period exploitation quickie! Surfer's Beat is heavy with bleating sax, piano, organ and hard hitting drums underneath the guitars. What really makes this weird little record a joy is that guitar tone – a razor sharp, loud one that's clearly modeled after Link Wray's scary works of genius – but the chops on display all around are pretty meaty. Who knows what secret crew of session wizards are really behind the curtain? Titles include run of staples and some lesser known nuggets alike – "Surf City", "Hang Ten", "Fog Horn", "Cannon Ball Wipeout", "Surfer's Beat", "The South Bay", "Surf Bunnies", "El Tecolate", Way To Do It", "Beach Bash" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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Tony CrombieDance To The Sweet Beat ... LP
Ember, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy red label pressing with deep groove.)

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DeeleStreet Beat ... CD
Solar/Right Stuff, 1983. Used ... $9.99
A funky nugget from Deele – an 80s group who were never afraid to use plenty of beats and keyboards in their groove! Deele were part of the new sound that the Solar Records label hit in the early 80s – more electro, more street soul, and with a growing level of rhythmic influences from the hip hop underground – all focused into a warm groove that still had plenty of catchy vocals from Dee Bristol! Dee's got a higher style that works well with the keyboards – as you'll hear on cuts that include "Body Talk", "I Surrender", "Sexy Love", "Just My Luck", "Working", "Crazy Bout Cha", and "Video Villain". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ DJ Spinna1997 Beat Tape ... LP
Redefinition, Late 90s. New Copy ... $24.99 25.98
Supreme prime era boom bap from the mighty DJ Spinna! It's stunning how rich and relevant these instrumentals sound after all these years. Straight from the original DAT, he humbly describes this as simply "a batch of beats", but Spinna is a producer who always took things one step deeper, so while you get benchmark headnodding beatcraft jazzy soul samples, there's that much more more to every aspect. A tight little jazzy piano riff will splinter out into airy atmosphere, a tight bit of organ loops to a almost to the effect of a solo...we could go on and on. Seriously impressive stuff. Includes "Sunset", "Current", "Nia", "Black Fudge", "The Invite", "Most High", "Solar Plexing", "Nerd Beats", "Elly", "The Yoke", "Crystal Duds", "7 Extra Large", "Moog Lust" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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DVDBeat Kings – The History Of Hip Hop (DVD) ... DVD
Nature Sounds, 2008. New Copy ... $11.99 14.98
The history of beatcraft – as told by the architects of hip hop! Beat Kings is an impressive hour + documentary that include interviews with Prince Paul, Marley Marl, RZA, 45 King, Alchemist, Kanye West, Swizz Beatz, DJ Premier, Easy Moe Bee, David Banner and others – all conducted by Wu Tang trained producer Mathematics – who also handles the music here! Mathematics lets this historic roster of producers/DJs wax on the history, the artistry of the DJ, their influences, the politics of the business, what's going on in hip hop today, the tools of the trade and more. Bonus footage includes a beat battle and outtakes. DVD
(Back in print!)

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EdanBeauty & The Beat ... CD
Lewis, 2005. Used ... $4.99
Edan returns with a new set of his sample heavy wizardry – this time out steeped heavily in late 60s pysch out flourishes, yet still sporting the thickest breakbeats available. His rhyme style is both ridiculous and genius – with tongue twists that pay homage and blast forward simultaneously. Guests include Mr Lif, Insight, and Percee-P. Tracks include "Funky Voltron", "I See Colours", "Torture Chamber", "Promised Land", "Time Outt", "Fumbling Over Words That Rhyme", "Making Planets", "Murder Mystery", "Rock And Roll", and "Smile". CD

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EdanBeauty & The Beat (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Lewis, 2005. New Copy (reissue)... On November 29, 2019
Edan returns with a new set of his sample heavy wizardry – this time out steeped in late 60s pysch out flourishes, yet still sporting the thickest breakbeats available. His rhyme style is both ridiculous and genius – with tongue twists that pay homage and blast forward simultaneously. Guests include Mr Lif, Insight, and Percee-P. Tracks include "Funky Voltron", "I See Colours", "Torture Chamber", "Promised Land", "Time Outt", "Fumbling Over Words That Rhyme", "Making Planets", "Murder Mystery", "Rock And Roll", and "Smile". (Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Saturday, November 30. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Black Friday. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, the day after Black Friday, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Beauty & The Beat ... CD 4.99

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Betty Everett & Jerry ButlerDelicious Together (Suite Beat) ... LP
Vee Jay, 1964. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Betty Everett and Jerry Butler certainly are delicious together – and the pair have more than enough great energy to hold on strong throughout this entire album of duets! Although Motown is probably best remembered as the home of the male/female duet mode of the 60s – Vee Jay certainly helped get things started with this great album – one that matches Jerry's Iceman vocals with Betty's warmer, younger approach – a pairing that comes off surprisingly well on the album's variety of numbers! Johnny Pate arranged, and titles include "Let It Be Me", "I Can't Stand It", "Fever", "Just Be True", "It's All Right", "Ain't That Loving You Baby", "The Way You Do The Things You Do", and "Our Day Will Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Suite Beat reissue.)

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GallifreChicago Boogie Rhythm Tracks – 117 Beat/House Beats/Night Beats (beats, house rhythm)/Faces (beats) ... 12-inch
Danica, 1987. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Nice early jazzy Chicago house, very much in the vein of Mr Fingers, though this single is a bit more stripped down and tracky than some of Gallifre's releases on Gherkin. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Danica sleeve.)

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Go-Go'sWe Got The Beat/Can't Stop The World ... 7-inch
IRS, 1981. Very Good (pic cover)... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Gun ClubSex Beat 81 (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Culture Factory, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... On November 29, 2019
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the opening of business on Saturday, November 30. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on Black Friday. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, the day after Black Friday, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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Alan Hawkshaw/Keith MansfieldBeat Incidental – KPM 1043 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
KPM/Be With (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
Very short themes from these two giants of the Brit sound library scene – some of them funky, some of sweet, all of them pretty darn great! Many numbers have a very stark, spare approach – one drum pattern, a slightly more complicated bassline, then more creative work on keyboards or guitar – all used in these ways that echo with the grooviest qualities of late 60s British TV and broadcasting – which is no surprise, given that most of these tracks were geared towards those settings! Side one is collaborative work between Alan Hawkshaw and Keith Mansfield, and side two is all Mansfield on his own – with titles that include "Funky Chase", "Funky Link 1", "Teenage Suspense", "The Busy Scene", "The Passing Scene", "The Brisk Scene", "The Action Scene", "Scene Link 6", and "Funky Fanfare" – done with some mighty nice organ! LP, Vinyl record album

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HithouseMove Your Feet To The Rhythm Of The Beat (party mix, peter's acid mix, first mix) ... 12-inch
ARS (Belgium), 1989. Very Good (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has an index label.)

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Nick IngmanBig Beat ... LP
De Wolfe/Modern Harmonic, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A funky sound library gem from Nick Ingman – not to be confused with the other Big Beat records from the KPM label – as this set's got an even sharper, hipper vibe overall! Keyboards are in the lead on most numbers – although they get lots of support from the beats promised in the title – as Fender Rhodes, clavinet, and other keyboards soar out in a range of modes that even includes a few moogy moments that are especially nice! Instrumentation is lean overall, although still with all that strong sense of arrangement that can make even larger groups from these golden British years so great. Lots of funky instrumentals throughout – with titles that include "Strike", "Down Home", "Thrust", "Snatch", "Trip Wire", "Overtone", "Smooth", "Long Line", "Throng", and "Orgy". LP, Vinyl record album

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JazzholeBeat Is The Bomb! ... CD
Blue Moon, 1996. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Pete JohnsonBlues On The Down Beat/Kaycee On My Mind ... 78 RPM
Decca, 1940. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Herman Kelly & LifeDance To The Drummer's Beat/Easy Going (Noches Eternas) ... 12-inch
Electric Cat, 1978. Very Good- (pic cover)... $19.99
Classic early breakdance/breakbeat material! "Dance To The Drummer's Beat" was real stormer in the South Bronx back in the day, and a great bit of uptempo funk with congas – the break and chorus are both great, and the single's like finding a page in the history of hip hop book! The LP's tough to come by, and although we do see the track on 45, we've hardly ever seen this 12" single! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has moderate wear, with split top and bottom seams, with some pen.)

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Jack KerouacReadings By Jack Kerouac On The Beat Generation ... LP
Verve, 1960. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Celebrity Series pressing with deep groove. Cover has large areas that are lightly stained with peeling/flaking on front & back, some seam splitting, and clear tape on the top seam.)

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Snorre KirkBeat ... CD
Stunt (Denmark), 2018. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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Kool & TogetherSittin On A Red Hot Stove/Nassau Beat (demo) ... 7-inch
Big Crown, Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 9.99
Two rare grooves from this legendary group! "Sittin On A Red Hot Stove" is a slow-stepping monster – very hard and funky, but moving at a pace that's much more leisurely than anyone who's getting themselves burned on a grill! The tune's got a completely badass vibe that's almost like Merda – and it's backed here by a demo version of "Nassau Beat" – a very loose reworking of "Funky Nassau", with a nicely dark edge! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Karin Krog/John Surman/Albert Mangelsdorff/OthersOpen Space – Down Beat Poll Winners In Europe ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $49.99
A fantastic album that brings together all of the European winners of the recent Downbeat polls – like Karin Krog, John Surman, Albert Mangelsdorff, Francy Boland, Daniel Humair, and Niels Henning Orsted-Pedersen. The sextet is a lively batch of free-swinging European jazz stylists, with touches of modernism that keep the whole session on edge throughout – in a way that's right up there with the best of the classic MPS sessions! The highlight of the set is Karin Krog's beautiful vocal version of "Maiden Voyage", but there's loads of other nice bits – like "Winter Song", "Ryoan-Ji", "Open Space", and "Hello Thursday". A great one, and darn tough to find! LP, Vinyl record album
(German pressing. Cover has light edge wear.)

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L'TrimmGet Loose (ny radikal mix, south philly mix, original funky mix)/Who Got Da Beat (techo mix, ny radikal mix, original gogos mix) ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1991. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Laura LeeIf You Can Beat Me Rockin' (You Can Have My Chair)/If I'm Good Enough To Love (I'm Good Enough To Marry) ... 7-inch
Hot Wax, 1972. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some light stains.)

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Peggy Lee & George ShearingBeauty & The Beat ... LP
Capitol, 1959. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A very nice small combo album from Peggy Lee – singing here with live backings by the George Shearing Quintet, in a style that's very different from a lot of her other work for Capitol! The set's got a slight Latin feel, thanks to George's mix of percussion, vibes, piano, and guitar – and Peggy's never sounded better, stepping out strongly on tunes that include "Do I Love You", "Get Out Of Town", "There'll Be Another Spring", and "Mambo In Miami". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing.)

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MaggieBeat Of The Night (club mix, radio version, instrumental) ... 12-inch
Polydor (Canada), 1984. Very Good ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Richard Marino+Magic Beat! ... LP
Liberty/Premier, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
As the liner notes say, "The Magic Beat is not primitive or ritualistic. To the contrary, it emphasizes the more sophisticated and romantic aspects of rhythmic sorcery." We won't say more, except to tell you that tracks include "Fever", "Ziganette", "Lover", "Rots O Ruck", "Colonel Bogey", and "Hot Sombrero". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing in the cool die-cut cover!)

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✨✧ MARRSPump Up The Volume (long, bonus beat, inst)/Anitina ... 12-inch
4th & Broadway, 1987. Very Good- (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
An offshoot of the 4AD rock scene from the UK, this number sampled Rakim from "Paid In Full" to great effect – and it made quite a bit of sense that the track was issued on 4th & Broadway in the US (probably also a legal move, so that the label wouldn't sue 4AD for copping a sample from one of their artists! The record features a bit of scratching by CJ Mackintosh, with a bubbly beat that made it huge on both sides of the Atlantic. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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MeirelesBrazilian Beat Vol 2 ... LP
London (Brazil), 1967. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Brilliant 60s work from Meirelles – ostensibly an album of pop batucada tracks, but a record that also features some great jazzy groovers lurking in the mix of tracks! The stunner here is Meirelles' great take on "Mas Que Nada" – zooming around in mod 60s instrumental splendor – but all tracks are pretty nice too, and titles include "Marchinha", "Cidade Maravilhosa", "Garota De Ipanema", and "Ritmo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later brown label pressing, still in the plastic outer sleeve.)

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Gerry MulliganIf You Can't Beat 'Em, Join 'Em ... LP
Limelight, 1965. Very Good ... $3.99
Yipes! What a bitter title – especially when you consider that Gerry actually added a piano to the group for this session, and that he's playing versions of 60s pop hits like "King Of The Road", "Downtown", "Mr Tambourine Man", "Hard Day's Night", and "Can't Buy Me Love". However, the pianist is Pete Jolly, and he's backed by Jimmy Bond on bass and Hal Blaine on drums, both of whom give the album a groovy LA pop instrumental feel – one that has Gerry soloing over the top in some of the fastest, tightest baritone work he put on wax at the time. A bit odd – but worth it alone for the photo on the inside of the cover, which has Gerry shrugging his shoulders in defeat! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the extravagant gatefold cover, with a split top seam and a name in marker.)

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Nation Wide Rockers/Mudies Dub CrewNo Slack Back To Back (voc, inst)/Bonus Beat (inst) ... 12-inch
Moodisc, 1986. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have promo stamps.)

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Sandy NelsonBeat That Drum ... LP
Imperial, 1963. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Sandy NelsonIn Beat ... LP
Imperial, 1966. Very Good- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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PumpkinKing Of The Beat (original, inst) ... 12-inch
Profile, 1983. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Nice instrumental/scratch tracks from Pumpkin, who provided beats for early Run-DMC and other early/mid-80's Profile artists. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a Profile sleeve.)

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SantosWork Me Trax/Work The Box (vocals)/Space The Box/Beat The Knuckles ... 12-inch
Trax, 1986. Very Good ... $9.99
Deep dubby almost techno feeling tracks from the first generation of house by Adonis with some help from Frankie Knuckles on the mix. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing with BP etch. Label has a small spot of marker.)

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ScrappyChicago's Most Wanted (jungle jorge suarez mix, ilu crystal mix, yo bustin bubble mix)/Love Motion (crystal motion mix, boxx beat 1990) ... 12-inch
Zap, 1989. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Featuring D-Ice Posse on "Chicago's Most Wanted" and Jennifer Lee on "Love Motion". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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Showbiz & AGSoul Clap (short, off beat mix)/Party Groove (inst, bass mix) ... 12-inch
Payday/London, 1992. Very Good- ... $34.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Test pressing. B-side has title written in marker.)

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Tab SmithDown Beat/Under A Blanket Of Blue ... 78 RPM
United, 1951. Very Good- ... $0.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(The A side label has some wear.)

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Sonny & CherBeat Goes On – Best Of Sonny & Cher ... CD
Atlantic/Atco, Late 60s. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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Al StefanoDance To The Latin Beat ... LP
Decca, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing in a textured cover.)

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Nolan Strong(Yeah Baby) Because Of You/You're Every Beat Of My Heart ... 7-inch
Fortune, 1963. Good+ ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Plays with noise on "Every Beat Of My Heart".)

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Frank Sugia, Bud Schultz, Corky Corcoran, etcSeattle Beat ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
A very cool Capitol Custom collection of work on the Seattle scene – with material by The Frank Sugia Quartet, Bud Schultz Trio, Gene Boscacci Quintet, The Saints, Corky Corcoran/Bill Shuart Quartet, and Chuck Mahaffy & The Individuals! A really unique look at a scene that was getting very little exposure at the time. LP, Vinyl record album
(Gatefold cover and mottled orange vinyl pressing! Cover has light wear in one corner, but is nice overall.)

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Jon ThomasBig Beat On The Organ ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Although he's best known for his vocal R&B hit "Heartbreak", Jon Thomas was also a darn good organist, and this mid 50s album for Mercury's a nice batch of sides in the same tradition as contemporaneous work by Bill Doggett and Doc Bagby. The tracks are short and lively, and Jon plays with most of the stops out, for a vibrato-heavy sound. Titles include "Blu Jon", "Hot Tip", "Fat Back", "Go & See", and "Jelly Belly". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)

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Rene TouzetLatin Beat – The Latin Greatness Of Rene Touzet ... LP
Sunset, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A nicely stripped-down set of numbers – mostly featuring Touzet's sparkling piano in the lead, set to tightly percussive arrangements that still also manage to glide a bit with an easy touch. The combination's quite compelling – a great link between Latin and cocktail styles, with tracks that include "Malaguena", "Besame Mucho", "Poinciana", "Siboney", "Mambo Inn", and "The Breeze & I". LP, Vinyl record album

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Piero UmilianiFischiando In Beat ... CD
Omicron/Schema (Italy), 1968. New Copy Gatefold ... $11.99
We're not entirely sure what "fischiando" means, but we can definitely testify that the album lives up to the "beat" in its title – those kind of groovy, mod tunes we love so much in Italian 60s soundtracks from the great Piero Umiliani! This set's even more obscure than most of those records, though – done for the tiny Omicron sound library, as part of Piero's Sound Workshop series – with a nice mix of jazzy instrumentation on horns, plus a sweet range of keyboards that include Fender Rhodes, Hammond, and even a bit of spinet! Some tunes have bossa rhythms, others are more 60s mod – and the record also features a few sweet bits of whistling and acoustic guitar as well – although the main focus seems to come from the horns and keyboards. Titles include "Yes OK", "Autostop Per Rio", "Fischiando In Beat", "Tokio Blues", "Go Go Go", "Sono Un NJostalgico", and "Samba Mah Na", a great remake of one of Umiliani's famous themes! CD

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Frankie Valli & The Four SeasonsJersey Beat – The Music Of Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons (3CDs & DVD) ... CD
Rhino, 1960s/1970s. Used 3CD & DVD ... $34.99
... CD

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Bernard WrightNard/Funky Beat ... CD
Arista/GRP/Robinsongs (UK), 1981/1983. New Copy ... $12.99
Early 80s greatness from Bernard Wright – the benchmark Nard from '81 and his Funky Beat from '83 – in a single set! Nard is a masterpiece of smooth jazzy funk – and super-hip session headed up by the young keyboardist! Wright's working here with an insider crowd of jazz funk players that includes Bobby Broom, Dave Grusin, Marcus Miller, and Don Blackman, whose funky style is very similar to Wright's. The record sort of picks up the groove where some of the Fantasy Records sessions of the 70s left off – mixing together jazz and soul into a captivating blend that's made even better by Dave Grusin's tight production. Includes Don Blackman's sample classic "Haboglabotribin", a nice version of Weldon Irvine's "Music Is The Key", and the cuts"Just Chillin' Out", "Master Rocker", and "Bread Sandwiches". Funky Beat is his second album – an 80s groove electro classic that's quite different than his first LP! It takes Bernard firmly into a b-boy jazz mode – working keyboards, bass, and drum programs into a groove that's farther reaching and more soulful than anything that Herbie Hancock was doing at the time. And as with his first album, Bernard's got plenty of great help on this one – as the record features work by Weldon Irvine, Lenny White, Dave Grusin, and others. The album includes some great Weldon Irvine compositions – like a remake of "Mr Clean", and the sweet vocal numbers "Won't You Let Me Love You" and "Keep On Doing That Right Thing", both of them warm wonderful tunes that stand with the best work on the album! Also includes a straight jazz version of "Joy Spring", and the breakin' tracks "Funky Beat", "Get Your Lover Back", "Video Generation", and "Move Your Body". CD

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Zodiac Mindwarp & The Love ReactionTattooed Beat Messiah ... LP
Vertigo, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBeat At Cinecitta Vol 1 – A Sensual Homage To The Most Raunchy, Erotic Film Music From The Vaults Of Italian 60s & 70s Cinema ... CD
Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
The fab first volume of this legendary series – filled with great music, wonderful images, and a really wide range of sounds and notes on the Italian soundtrack scene of the 60s! The package is filled with classics – and is a great place to start, especially if you want to go way past the obvious – and really dig into all the greatness that Italy had to offer in the 60s – the wealth of mod, jazz, and bossa-styled sounds that were crafted for the endless array of great movies coming from the scene. Titles include "Beat Fuga Shake" by Riz Ortolani, "Cheps & Nefertiti" by Franco De Gemini, "Iena Sequence" by Roberto Pregadio, "Tiffany Sequence M8" by Riz Ortolani, "Omar Khayyam" by Franco De Gemini, "Latin Quarter" by Riz Ortolani, "Tema De Londra M47" by Francesco De Masi & Alessandro Alessandroni, "I Want It All" by Bruno Nicolai, and "Traffic Boom" by Piero Picconi. CD

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VariousBeat Generation – 10th Anniversary Collection – Mixed & Compiled By Dj Spinna & Mr Thing ... LP
BBE (UK), 2000s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $16.99 28.99
A celebration that's a decade in the making – compiling some of the best material from the producer-centric series of hip hop albums on BBE/Beat Generation – timeless boombap from Jay Dee, Madlib, DJ Spinna, King Britt, Marley Marl, DJ Jazzy Jeff, Pete Rock and others! The 2LP version features tracks compiled and DJ Spinna and Mr Thing – which not only feature stellar beats by the producers at the helm, but rhymes and vocals from the likes of Slum Village, Jill Scott, Guilty Simpson and more. One thing we appreciated from the get-go with albums in the Beat Generation series was the effort to make records that were built to last – and as much as 10 years later, it holds up really well! 12 unmixed/full tracks on the 2LP version: "Beej-N-Dem Pt 2" feat Beej by Jay Dee, "Are You Ready" by DJ Jazzy Jeff feat Slum Village, "Superstar" by King Britt feat Ivana Santilli, "Loving You" by Larry Gold feat Carol Riddick, "Rock (Unplugged)" by DJ Spinna, "We Live In Philly" by DJ Jazzy Jeff feat Jill Scott and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBeat Street – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... LP
Atlantic, 1984. Near Mint- ... $11.99
The big cuts here include Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five's full 12-inch version of "Beat Street Breakdown", Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force's "Frantic Situation", and Arthur Baker's "Breaker's Revenge". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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VariousBody Beat – Soca Dub & Electronic Calypso 1979 to 1998 ... CD
Soundway (UK), Late 70s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 2CD ... About October 23, 2019
A great set that moves towards the farther reaches of the Caribbean scene in the 80s – music that's much more underground than some of the bigger soca and tropical hits of the time! As you might expect from the Soundway label, the work here is a very unusual, very well-done presentation of a fresh slice of global music – Caribbean cuts that borrow bits from electro soul, house music, and other styles of the time – and weave the newer elements into island rhythms with a very forward-thinking feel! The tunes are heavy on keyboards and beats, yet still have a indie soul sort of charm – and as usual with Soundway, the whole thing comes with very detailed notes on the music. Most tunes are b-sides, dubs, or edits – and titles include "Last Days" by The Millers, "Wild Indian Band" by Andre Tanker, "Zion Gates (dub)" by Mohjah, "I Want Your Love" by Peter Britto, "Hotter & Hotter (dub edit)" by Juno D, "D'Jab Jab Dance (bad lad mix)" by Colin Jackman, "Fighting Soldier" by Cito Jarvis, "Stand Up & Rock Your Body (inst)" by Roger Bain, "Fire (ext dub edit)" by D Ivan, "Body Beat" by Bill Campbell, and "It's Alright" by Adonijah. CD
Also available Body Beat – Soca Dub & Electronic Calypso 1979 to 1998 (3LP set) ... LP 32.99

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✨✧ VariousBody Beat – Soca Dub & Electronic Calypso 1979 to 1998 (3LP set) ... LP
Soundway (UK), Late 70s/1980s/1990s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... $32.99
A great set that moves towards the farther reaches of the Caribbean scene in the 80s – music that's much more underground than some of the bigger soca and tropical hits of the time! As you might expect from the Soundway label, the work here is a very unusual, very well-done presentation of a fresh slice of global music – Caribbean cuts that borrow bits from electro soul, house music, and other styles of the time – and weave the newer elements into island rhythms with a very forward-thinking feel! The tunes are heavy on keyboards and beats, yet still have a indie soul sort of charm – and as usual with Soundway, the whole thing comes with very detailed notes on the music. Most tunes are b-sides, dubs, or edits – and titles include "Last Days" by The Millers, "Wild Indian Band" by Andre Tanker, "Zion Gates (dub)" by Mohjah, "I Want Your Love" by Peter Britto, "Hotter & Hotter (dub edit)" by Juno D, "D'Jab Jab Dance (bad lad mix)" by Colin Jackman, "Fighting Soldier" by Cito Jarvis, "Stand Up & Rock Your Body (inst)" by Roger Bain, "Fire (ext dub edit)" by D Ivan, "Body Beat" by Bill Campbell, and "It's Alright" by Adonijah. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousCopenhagen Airport – Feel The Nordic Beat ... CD
Rambling (Japan), 2005. Used ... $11.99
If all airports sounded this great, we'd travel all the time! Copenhagen Airport is the 3rd in Rambling's exploration of the best grooves from the current Scandinavian scene – a host of tracks from Deeplay Records of the past few years, served up in a lively mix of soulful house and more abstract numbers! The grooves here are mostly upbeat, but have plenty of warm jazzy touches – that more organic approach to the groove that's made the Scandinavian scene one watch in recent years, and which often has some nice jazz-influenced moments. Titles include "All We Want" by Zion Lockwood, "Bossa Note (Jask's reprise)" by Dalminjo, "The Most Beautiful Boy In Brazil (Physics 2005 rework)" by Physics, "Let The Sun Shine" by John Dahlback, "Get Out Of That Beat (Rurals' midnight flower mix)" by Physics, "Despacito" by Dalminjo featuring Malena, "7AM Sessions (Thiasoul sunrise mix)" by Physics, and "I Am" by Jeff Bennett's Lounge Experience. CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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VariousGirls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 to 1970 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
Totally groovy sounds from the Swedish scene of the 60s – a flurry of female pop tunes that we love every bit as our favorite French femme work from the time! Like French pop, the tunes here are lively and upbeat – often with a slight current of funk or soul in the rhythms, and with instrumentation that mixes fuller orchestrations with groovier elements at the core – creating a juxtaposition of large sound and personal presence that makes the music plenty darn great throughout! There have been lots of other European scenes tapped like this over the years – but this may well be the first Swedish collection we've ever heard – and, thanks to the folks at Ace Records, it gets beautiful presentation with top-shelf sound, and detailed notes on the music. Titles include "The Girls Want The Boys" by Eleanor Bodel, "Karlek Finns Det Overallt" by Mak Les Souers, "Last Train To Liverpool" by Plommons, "Good Kind Of Hurt" by Lena Junoff, "Don't" by Doris, "Benny Law" by Plums, "Lite For Liten" by Lill Babs, "Vadret" by Mona Wessman, and "You Really Have Started Something" by Britt Bergstrom. 12 tracks in all! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGreatest Jamaican Beat – Rock Steady Baba Boom Time (180 gram orange vinyl pressing) ... LP
Treasure Isle/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Seminal Duke Reid productions from the key rocksteady years – and a set that shows just how much the rhythm was changing things on the Jamaican scene, both at a vocal and instrumental level! There's a slow-loping vibe to most of these tracks – an approach that really sets the scene for the reggae explosion to come – yet most of the instrumentation still has the strong horn work of the ska/blue beat generation, and even some of the jazzier work of the Kingston scene at the start of the 60s – thanks in large part to Tommy McCook, who plays a fair bit on the set. Titles include "Tommy's Rock Steady", "Hot Rock", "Soul Serenade", and "Down On Bond Street" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – plus the killer "Baba Boom Time" by The Jamaicans, "Drink Wine" by The Techniques", "Don't Touch Me Tomato" by Phyllis Dillon, "Mercy Mercy" by The Paragons, and a great remake of "Hey Leroy" by Sam Jones. LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited edition of 750 – on 180 gram orange vinyl!)

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VariousGreatest Jamaican Beat/Tommy McCook & The Supersonics Soul Rocksteady (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A pair of killer albums from the rocksteady years – back to back in a single set, with a heck of a lot of bonus tracks too! First up is the compilation Greatest Jamaican Beat – also titled Rocksteady Baba Boom Time – seminal Duke Reid productions from the key rocksteady years – and a set that shows just how much the rhythm was changing things on the Jamaican scene, both at a vocal and instrumental level! There's a slow-loping vibe to most of these tracks – an approach that really sets the scene for the reggae explosion to come – yet most of the instrumentation still has the strong horn work of the ska/blue beat generation, and even some of the jazzier work of the Kingston scene at the start of the 60s – thanks in large part to Tommy McCook, who plays a fair bit on the set. Titles include "Tommy's Rock Steady", "Hot Rock", "Soul Serenade", and "Down On Bond Street" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – plus the killer "Baba Boom" by The Jamaicans, "Drink Wine" by The Techniques", "Release Me" by Phyllis Dillon, "Mercy Mercy Mercy" by The Paragons, and a great remake of "Hey Leroy Your Mama's Calling You" by Sam Jones. The second half of the set features a record completely devoted to work from the great Tommy McCook and his Supersonics group – instrumental rocksteady gems that are filled with plenty of twists and turns! McCook was one of the sharpest saxophone players on the Kingston scene in the 60s – and his varied styles and sounds here are completely incredible – really blowing away contemporary recordings by King Curtis or Jr Walker, partly because Tommy also knows when to bring in just the right current of jazz. Titles include "Soul Rock", "Starry Night", "Zazuka", "Train To Ska-Thedral", "What Now My Love", "Sir Don", "Saboo", and "Never To Be Mine". 2CD set features 26 bonus tracks – 13 more by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – and more by Norman Grant, The Gladiators, Jamaicans, Justin Hinds & The Dominos, Three Tops, Eric Morris, Treasure Isle Boys, and Gloria & Franklin. CD

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VariousLe Beat Bespoke Vol 8 – Tailor Made Cuts Compiled By Rob Bailey ... CD
Detour (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99
Killer cuts from one of the coolest compilation series we've ever stocked – the long-running Beat Bespoke collection from mod maestro Rob Bailey – a collector with a surprising ear for a funky groove! The records here are all rare rock singles from the late 60s and early 70s – tunes from that time when UK mod was turning into freakier, trippier modes – but Rob also makes sure that most of these numbers have strong basslines or really great drums – which means that the whole thing grooves a lot more than any other collection of rare rock singles – with more than enough appeal to fans of offbeat funk as well! As with previous volumes, the track selection is superb – we're not sure we've heard any of these numbers at all – and titles include "Please" by BG System, "Painted Air" by The Remaining Few, "Down To The Sky" by Sean Bonniwell, "Seasons" by Neal Ford & The Fanatics, "Mister Sun" by Sound Vendor, "How It Used To Be" by Oedipus & The Mothers, "Searchin" by Lenny Roberts, "I Want You" by Tony & Terri, "Sally I Do" by Abdullah's Regime, "Love's A Workin" by Dean Carter, and "Tomorrow's Sunlight" by The Estes Bros. CD

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VariousOn The Detroit Beat – Motor City Soul UK Style 1963 to 1967 ... CD
Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.98
British rock, but with plenty of soul – as these artists were some of the first in the world to be influenced by the sound of early Motown Records – then set about trying to create their own strand of Detroit soul! The influence of Motown on the sound of so many other scenes has been well documented over the years – but this cool little set gets right to the heart of the matter – by representing the kind of British singers and groups who were some of the first to revel in the spirit of Berry Gordy and his creations – then find a way to move things forward with new recordings of their own! As always with Ace Records, the set is way more than just music – as there's a big booklet of notes, with details on all the many tracks and artists – a double dozen selection, with tracks that includes "Sweet Thing" by Georgie Fame, "Mickey's Monkey" by The Hollies, "No 1 In Your Heart" by Herbie Goins & The Nighttimers, "Heat Wave" by Beverley Jones & The Prestons, "One Of These Days" by Guy Darrell, "I Want To Go Back There Again" by Bill Kenwright & The Runaways, "The Way You Do The Things You Do" by Elkie Brooks, "I'll Be Doggone" by Billy J Kramer with The Dakotas, "As Long As I Know He's Mine" by Julie Grant, "Money" by The Undertakers, "I Want A Love I Can See" by John Leyton & The LeRoys, "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow" by The Roulettes, "Every Little Bit Hurts" by Spencer Davis Group, "You Really Got A Hold On Me" by Small Faces, "Never Leave Your Baby's Side" by Tony Jackson, "No Good Without You" by The Birds, and "Let's Go Somewhere" by Beryl Marsden. CD

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VariousShe Came From Hungary – 60s Beat Girls From The Eastern Bloc (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Qualiton/Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $24.99 28.99
Great girl pop from a really unlikely source – not the better-known British and French female singles that rocked the European scene in the 60s – but a whole host of more obscure numbers from behind the Iron Curtain – all tracks recorded in Hungary, but hardly ever issued to the rest of the world at the time! Turns out, those Hungarians were very much in line with the kinds of sounds that were romping up London, Paris, and Rome at the time – beat-heavy, soul-influenced grooves that bring a new sort of brashness to the female singers in the lead – and give them a kind of universal appeal, even if you can't understand the lyrics at all! At some level, the instrumentation here is more than enough – loads of groovy organ lines, thumping bass, soaring horns, and all sorts of other groovy touches – but the unusual language of the vocals adds a very cool other aspect to the sound. All tracks are from the Qualiton catalog, and presented here with detailed notes and history in English – for titles tha tinclude "Ez Az Utolso Randevunk" by Eva Nagy, "Konyorogni Nem Fogok" by Zsuzsa Matray, "Keresek Egy Fiut" by Maria Wittek, "Mindig Tanul Az Ember" by Beata Karda, "Fekete Beat" by Sarolta Zalatnay, "Ha Csak Egy Fokkal Szebb Az Ordognel" by Gabi Fenyvesi, "Judas Vagy" by Kyri Ambrus, "Keresem A Szot" by Zsuzsa Koncz, and "Zsakutca" by Clementina Magay. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Calvin Cool & The Surf KnobsSurfer's Beat ... CD
Acid Symposium (Greece), Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Obscure and pulpy surf rock instrumentals with some surprisingly searing guitar sound from Calvin Cool & The Surf Knobs – with a bigger sound than the typical period exploitation quickie! Surfer's Beat is heavy with bleating sax, piano, organ and hard hitting drums underneath the guitars. What really makes this weird little record a joy is that guitar tone – a razor sharp, loud one that's clearly modeled after Link Wray's scary works of genius – but the chops on display all around are pretty meaty. Who knows what secret crew of session wizards are really behind the curtain? Titles include run of staples and some lesser known nuggets alike – "Surf City", "Hang Ten", "Fog Horn", "Cannon Ball Wipeout", "Surfer's Beat", "The South Bay", "Surf Bunnies", "El Tecolate", Way To Do It", "Beach Bash" and more. CD
Also available Surfer's Beat ... CD 6.99

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✨✧ DominatrixDominatrix Sleeps Tonight (main, chants, Dominant mix, Beat Me) ... 12-inch
Streetwise, 1984. Very Good (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of our favorite tunes from the old school – a beautiful blend of vocoder vocals, sinister keyboards, and some cool splashy beats! This one ties it all together – the sound of the streets, the experiments of the import scene, and the changing energy in the clubs – all with a perfect blend of moods, and that wicked "D-d-d-d-d-d-ominatrix" chant! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimI Ain't No Joke/Extended Beat/Eric B Is On The Cut ... 12-inch
4th & Broadway, 1987. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
"I Ain't No Joke" is a classic from the first Eric B & Rakim LP that still holds up today – and "Extended Beat" is the instrumental version. "Eric B is on the Cut" is nearly four minutes of Eric B cutting up parts of "My Melody". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Pink label pressing.)

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✨✧ Eric B & RakimR (rmx, 7 inch edit)/Just A Beat ... 12-inch
Uni, 1988. Very Good+ (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ HardriveDeep Inside Remix (heavy weather mix, crazy bell mix, underfunky beat) ... 12-inch
UMM, 1993. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Jack KerouacReadings By Jack Kerouac On the Beat Generation ... CD
Rhino, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features Jack himself reading through his own works with a voice and style that make them come alive all over again! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Peggy Lee & George ShearingBeauty & The Beat (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1959. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very nice small combo album from Peggy Lee – singing here with live backings by the George Shearing Quintet, in a style that's very different from a lot of her other work for Capitol! The set's got a slight Latin feel, thanks to George's mix of percussion, vibes, piano, and guitar – and Peggy's never sounded better, stepping out strongly on tunes that include "Do I Love You", "Get Out Of Town", "There'll Be Another Spring", and "Mambo In Miami". Features 2 bonus tracks. CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Beauty & The Beat ... LP 3.99

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✨✧ Madlib & Freddie GibbsFlat Tummy Tea (vocal, inst)/Bandana (vocal, inst)/Calm Before (bonus beat)/Belly Of The Beast (bonus beat) ... 12-inch
Madlib Invazion, 2019. New Copy (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fierce and focused couple of tracks from Madlib & Freddie Gibbs – whose collaborative efforts really seem to be getting stronger & stronger! ""Flat Tummy Tea"" blasts off at peak level, Gibbs seriously on point and fast-paced on the mic, Madlib's beats backed by psych fuzz, before the a change of pace on the production front halfway through, making more space for Freddie's masterful rhymes. ""Bandana""is great too, with a sparer, steady beat, swirling keyboard atmosphere and other ferocious turn by Gibbs guest Assassin. Single includes instrumentals and bonus beats for both main tracks. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Orbit Featuring Carol HallBeat Goes On (Lunar mix, voc, accapella) ... 12-inch
Quality, 1982. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Tan label pressing in brown Quality sleeve.)

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✨✧ PipsEvery Beat Of My Heart/Room In Your Heart ... 7-inch
Vee Jay, Early 60s. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Rainbow label pressing. Plays with surface noise.)

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✨✧ Zoot SimsNew Beat Bossa Nova Vol 1 ... LP
Colpix, Early 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great chapter in 60s bossa jazz – Zoot Sims "answer" to Stan Getz's bossa work on Verve – recorded in a similar jazz-meets-bossa style, with some great guitar work by Jim Hall! Zoot's solos are a bit tighter and not as laidback as Stan's – giving a more jazz-based sound to the work that makes for a nice change – and most of the tunes feature larger backings from Manny Albam and Al Cohn – never too over-arranged, but with enough of a full swinging sound to set things right. Hall's guitar works surprisingly well in the setting – and titles include "Barquinho De Papel", "Ciume", "Recado Bossa Nova (parts 1 & 2)", and "Cano Canoe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing.)
 
 
 



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