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VariousPutumayo Presents – Cairo To Casablanca – An Arabic Musical Odyssey ... CD
Putumayo, 1998. Used ... $5.99
Music from Rachid Taha, Ali Hassan Kuban, Khaled, Raina Rai, Sharkiat, Idir, Maurice El Mediouni, Rasha, Jamshied Sharifi & Hassan Hakmoun & Kadda Cherif Hadria. CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some light edgewear.)
 
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Randy BrownIntimately ... LP
Parachute/Casablanca, 1979. Very Good ... $4.99
Excellent work from Randy Brown – a great singer with a massive talent for being both smooth and deep at the same time, something we'd reserve for a rare few, like Frankie Beverly or Teddy Pendergrass during their best periods. This album featuers Randy singing tracks written by Homer Banks and Chuck Brooks – who also produced the album – and the tunes are great little love songs with compelling but uncomplicated structures, in a manner that's similar to mid 70s work by Lou Courtney or Ronnie McNeir. The whole album's pretty darn solid all the way through – and titles include "Use It", "I Wanna Baby You", "I Thought of You Today", "I Was Blessed (The Day I Found You)", and "It Scares Me So". LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny CarsonHere's Johnny – Magic Moments From The Tonight Show ... LP
Casablanca, 1960s/1970s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes poster. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Nick GilderRock America ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small mark from sticker removal.)

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KissAlive II ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $99.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing! Cover has a cut corner.)

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KissRock & Roll Over ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Near Mint- ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Hugh MasekelaBoy's Doin' It ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A mid 70s effort from Hugh Maskela, recorded in Nigeria, an excellent melding of his jazz inflected pop sound with some deeper soulful grooves. The vibe here is showing both some funk and disco influences, but with trademark South African style melodies floating over top and a dedication to Fela, you know there's some afro beat creeping in too. 6 tracks in all: "The Boys Doin' It", "Mama", "Excuse Me Please", "Ashiko", "In The Jungle" and "A Person Is A Sometime Thing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a peeled spot on front and some stains.)

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Stephanie MillsBest Of Stephanie Mills ... CD
Casablanca, 1980s/Early 90s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Stephanie MillsMedicine Song (voc, dub) ... 12-inch
Casablanca, 1984. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Polygram sleeve.)

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Munich MachineMunich Machine ... CD
Casablanca/Gold Legion, 1977. Used ... $13.99
A self-titled set from the mighty Music Machine – a studio ensemble who were as important to the sound of European club music in the 70s as Instant Funk and MFSB were to the Philly scene in the US! The Machine features a host of players who'd previously backed Donna Summer and other Giorgio Moroder projects, stepping out here as an act on their own – grooving tightly with the kinds of stretched-out disco modes that Moroder really helped pioneer, graced by some excellent keyboards from Thor Baldursson! Most cuts have some sort of chorus vocals – sung by Madeline Bell, Sue Glover, and Sunny Leslie – and titles include the extended "Get On The Funk Train", a short remake of "Love To Love You Baby", and the cuts "Spring Affair", "Trouble Maker", "Try Me I Know We Can Make It", and "I Wanna Funk With You Tonight". CD
(Out of print.)

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ParletWolf Tickets (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- ... $7.99
One of the greatest female funk numbers ever recorded by George Clinton – a tightly snapping track with great lead vocals by Jeanette Washington, and a full group follow up that's classic P-Funk at its best! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Casablanca sleeve. Label has a small sticker.)

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✨✧ ParliamentMotor Booty Affair ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
The Mothership goes under water – as George Clinton and crew groove away nicely on this water-themed set of tracks designed to raise Atlantis from the deep! The overall sound is perhaps not as totally perfect as some of the earlier records, but the P-Funk machine is still in full effect – cranking away nice and hard on tracks like "Liquid Sunshine", "Motor Booty Affair", "Deep", "Rumpofsteelskin", and "(Your'e A Fish And I'm A) Water Sign". Plus, the album more than makes up for a lack of standout tracks with a nicely-united theme – almost a "concept album" of the funky type! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing including the inner sleeve and missing some of the cut outs. Cover has some staining at the spine.)

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Jeannie ReynoldsCherries, Bananas & Other Fine Things (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Casablanca/Reel Music, 1976. Used ... $11.99
A great little album from Jeannie Reynolds – and her lasting contribution to underground soul! Jeannie's vocals are nice and deep – with hints of southern diva phrasing, filtered through some of the tighter soul styles coming out of Chicago and other points north at the time! Detroit talents LJ Reynolds, Tony Hester, and Don Davis produce – save for one song by Michael Henderson – and the big highlight is the slow groover "The Fruit Song", a sly seductive stepper of a track, with rolling congas, sweeping strings, and a very catchy hook from Jeannie. That number runs for about 7 minutes long – and the album also includes a number of nice shorter cuts, like "I've Still Got My Pride", "The Feelin' Ain't There", and "You Want To Get Your Hands On A Woman" – all wonderful numbers that will have you loving Jeannie as one of your favorite new discoveries in 70s soul! CD also features 4 non-LP bonus cuts – "Phone's Been Jumping All Day", "Unwanted Company", "Lay Some Lovin On Me", and "Love Don't Come Easy For Me". CD
(Out of print and still sealed. Punch through barcode.)

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Harvey ScalesHotfoot – A Funque Dizco Opera ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Despite the title, and Harvey's silly costume on the front cover, this is more of a funky outing than a disco one – not really the hard funk of Harvey's early singles, but a good batch of funky soul tracks done in a full-on production mode. Harvey's on lead vocals on most tracks, but the real star is the rhythm section – with keyboards, bass, and drums out front and all over the place! Cuts include "Hot Foot", "(Show Up) For The Showdown", and "I Get Off On You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some peeling along the top.)

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Lalo SchifrinAmityville Horror ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Very Good ... $16.99
A pretty tense score – especially for Lalo Schifrin, who we normally know for his groovier soundtracks! Lalo's working here in a mode that's quite like some of the best 70s Italian horror scores – lots of turgid orchestral passages moving slowly, with dramatic flourishes that are really great, and some breakout moments that are guaranteed to send chills down your spine! Quite evocative, and although not usually Schifrin's forte, a great score in the best tradition of the genre. Titles include "The Ax", "Amityville Frenzy", "Bleeding Walls", "Juke Box", "The Basement", and "The Wind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Gloria ScottJust As Long As We're Together/There Will Never Be Another (inst) ... 7-inch
Casablanca, 1974. Very Good+ ... $16.99
An excellent track by Gloria Scott – and not on her album on Casablanca either! The track has a very similar feel to the work on that wonderful LP – and it also features great production by Barry White – but the sound's a bit more uptempo, with a great little groove and a tasty hook that could put the cut on the dancefloor. Barry's got some nice electric tweaked production, too – which sounds very tasty! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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John ScottFinal Countdown ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Donna SummerBad Girls ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A super huge hit for Donna Summer – a disco classic as well as a pop crossover smash! The album was produced by disco powerhouse Giorgio Moroder, and featured the hits "Hot Stuff", "Bad Girls", and "Dim All The Lights". Plus the songs "On My Honor", "Our Love", "Lucky", "There Will Always Be A You", "Sunset People", and lots more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves.)

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Donna SummerLast Dance (one-sided single) ... 12-inch
Casablanca, 1978. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in the Thank God It's Friday sleeve.)

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✨✧ Donna SummerOnce Upon A Time ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A double-length disco fantasy from Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder – both very much at the A double-length, 4 act disco fantasy from Donna Summer and Giorgio Moroder – both very much at the height of their powers here – and able to keep up enough energy to make it through what was originally 2LP set! The work's a unified sort of story – kind of a disco opera of sorts – but more than the lyrics or the story, what makes the album great is the rhythms – full-on and non-stop, rolling strongly from tune after tune in a highly energized blend. Titles include "Once Upon A Time", "Fairy Tale High", "Queen For A Day", "Now I Need You", "Dance Into My Life", "A Man Like You", "I Love You", and "Rumor Has It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Village PeopleMacho Man ... CD
Casablanca/Universal (Japan), 1978. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The macho aesthetic gets redefined for a whole new audience – as The Village People play with a pastiche of masculine images from daily life, all recast for the post-Stonewall generation! The group bring camp back firmly for the 70s – and are still one of the best-remembered mainstream disco acts of the time – thanks to catchy, poppy grooves that had most of the country humming their tunes, even if they didn't agree with their sexual politics. Grooves are by the hit team that made most of the VP albums strong – Horace Ott arranging, Gypsy Lane backing, and Jacques Morali at the glorious helm of the whole thing – and titles include "Macho Man", "I Am What I Am", "Key West", and "Sodom & Gomorrah". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series – includes obi!)

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VariousFrom The Casbah ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
In-store promo from Casablanca featuring selections from Kiss, Parliament, James & Bobby Purify, and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. Cover has split seams and delaminated front & back paste-ons.)

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✨✧ Dennis ParkerLike An Eagle ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian Able pressing. Cover has ring wear.)

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✨✧ Donna SummerI Feel Love/Love To Love You Baby ... 12-inch
Casablanca, Mid 70s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic! This is the kind of stuff that the 12" single was invented for – as Donna snakes and orgasms her way through 16 minutes of "Love To Love You Baby". The track has loads of changes and spare passages – and the cool electronic work by Georgio Moroder sends us over the top every time. Sure, it's a disco cliche – but this original version is still pretty darn mind boggling! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Recent reissue on a Casablanca sleeve.)

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✨✧ Donna SummerLive & More ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overstuffed double-length set from Donna Summer – one that features some of the live material promised in the title, plus some even better studio work as well! The first 3 sides of the album feature Donna recorded live – putting over tunes with a bit more personality and almost a sense of spontaneity that we wouldn't expect – on titles that include "Fairy Tale High", "Only One Man", "I Remember Yesterday", "I Love You", "Spring Affair", "Mimi's Song", "I Feel Love", and "Last Dance". But even better is the 4th side of the record – which features the extended "MacArthur Park Suite" – Donna's masterful reworking of the Jimmy Webb classic, stretched out to even greater length than the original! LP, Vinyl record album
(In the die-cut gatefold cover, including the printed inner sleeves. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Robin WilliamsReality...What A Concept ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small peeled spot and some remnants from price sticker removal.)

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✨✧ ParliamentChocolate City (picture disc pressing) ... LP
Casablanca/Universal, 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing album that's probably one of the most unified albums that George Clinton ever recorded! The band's rawer style has been firmed up and economized – but a lot of the best elements are still in place, including a strange approach to vocals that has male and female voices interacting and counterbalancing in a similar style to that heard on some of Roy Ayers' best work from the early 70s. Clinton's begun introducing a lot of elements of Funkadelic into the group – but the tracks are still short and very tight, with a focused approach to both funk and lyrics that really makes the album stand up to repeated listenings over the years. The album begins with the sublime "Chocolate City", a surprisingly political number that has these incredible jagged piano lines that echo away madly – then it rolls into other great numbers like "Side Effects", "What Comes Funky", "If It Don't Fit, Don't Force It", and "I Misjudged You". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ParliamentUp For The Down Stroke ... CD
Casablanca, 1974. Used ... Out Of Stock
A seminal album from Parliament – one that's very very different than the freaky fuzz of their Osmium debut – and which has the tight ensemble really coming down on the money, in the best funky 70s George Clinton mode! The record features a much more stripped down sound – nice and funky, with a blueprint of the bass-driven groove that would dominate the P-Funk sound of the 70s. Bootsy's on bass, and the group features Eddie Hazel, Bernie Worrell, and other likely suspects – all working with a news sort of sharpness compared to earlier P-Funk material – virtually the blueprint for everything else to come. Clinton, Hazel, and Worrell produced – and titles include the monster jammer "Up For The Down Stroke", plus other goodies like "The Goose", "Testify", "Presence Of A Brain", and "All Your Goodies Are Gone". CD
(Out of print. Disc has initials in marker.)

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✨✧ Donna SummerLove To Love You Baby ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
One of the first great moments of the Munich disco scene of the 70s – an electric batch of soul served up in support of Donna Summer's landmark title hit! The set features the full 16 minute version of "Love To Love You Baby" – done as a monumental suite that dips, turns, slinks, and slides alongside Summer's sexy vocals beautifully. As with that track, Giorgio Moroder arranged the others on the set as well – along with tunes in more of a straightforward soul approach for the time. In retrospect, that was a totally brilliant approach – trailblazing on one hand, and saleable to the mainstream on the other! Other titles include "Need A Man Blues", "Full Of Emptiness", "Whispering Waves" and "Pandora's Box". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear and staining – mostly on the back.)

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✨✧ Parliament12 Inch Collection & More ... CD
Funk Essentials/Casablanca, 1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A batch of Parliament and Parliament related funk nuggets get a nice CD presentation of the original, rare, and or extended takes that were previously only available on the original vinyl! All told, more than an hour's worth of prime and/or rare P Funk! Tracks include "Aqua Boogie" (original 12" version), "Flashlight" (original 12" version), "Agony Of Defeat" (original promo-only 12" version), Parlet's "Ridin' High" (original 12" promo-only version), "Oh I" (original 12" promo-only version), "Up For The Down Stroke" (alternate version) and more. CD

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✨✧ ParliamentUp For The Down Stroke ... LP
Casablanca/Universal, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A seminal album from Parliament – one that's very very different than the freaky fuzz of their Osmium debut – and which has the tight ensemble really coming down on the money, in the best funky 70s George Clinton mode! The record features a much more stripped down sound – nice and funky, with a blueprint of the bass-driven groove that would dominate the P-Funk sound of the 70s. Bootsy's on bass, and the group features Eddie Hazel, Bernie Worrell, and other likely suspects – all working with a news sort of sharpness compared to earlier P-Funk material – virtually the blueprint for everything else to come. Clinton, Hazel, and Worrell produced – and titles include the monster jammer "Up For The Down Stroke", plus other goodies like "The Goose", "Testify", "Presence Of A Brain", and "All Your Goodies Are Gone". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Brenda & The TabulationsI Keep Coming Back For More ... CD
Chocolate City/Reel Music, 1977. Used ... $4.99
Sublime second generation soul from Brenda & The Tabulations – a sweet set of Philly grooves, recorded at Sigma sound with help from Norman Harris, Bobby Eli, and John Davis! The album's every bit as groove-heavy as you'd expect from work by those dancefloor heavyweights – and the record's a great change from the earlier style of Brenda and the group – more positive and progressive, yet still with a few of the fragile ballads that first got them noticed! There's a great sense of class and poise to the record – a progression from the early years that's similar to that which many other Philly artists experienced with Gamble & Huff – almost more surprising here, given that sometimes a Casablanca record didn't come out with the same sort of care. Titles include "Superstar", "Home To Myself", "I Keep Coming Back For More", "Let's Go All The Way Down", "Leave Me Alone", and "Everybody's Fool". CD also features a bonus 12" mix of "Let's Go All The Way Down" – and an excellent Reel Music job of mastering and liner notes! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Brides Of FunkensteinComplete Atlantic Records – Funk Or Walk/Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atlantic/Wounded Bird, Late 70s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
A prime pair of late 70s classics on Atlantic Records from Brides Of Funkenstein – a funky female group from the P-Funk empire – back-to-back with bonus tracks! The Brides are one of George Clinton's few girl-based projects of the 70s, and a group who are markedly more funk-based than Parlet! Vocals are by the duo of Lyn Mabry and Dawn Silva – but the main sound of the set comes from the tightly crafted rhythms served up by a cast of well-known P-Funk regulars – all hitting a spaciously snapping vibe that reminds us a lot of the best energy of late 70s Parliament albums on Casablanca! The tracks on Funk Or Walk, which is on Disc 1 here, are longish, but nicely focused – with less of the disco that you might expect, and more of a slow-stepping groove overall! Titles include "Disco To Go", "War Ship To Touchante", "Just Like You", "When You're Gone", "Amorous", "Nappy", and "Birdie". 2 bonus tracks: single mixes of "Amorous" and "War Ship Touchante". Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy is tremendously soulful session – with plenty of funky Clinton touches in the mix – including rumbling basslines, raspy guitars, and a tightly focused groove that has the singers working equally with the larger group of musicians on the record. Production is by Bootsy Collins and Clinton, with horn arrangements by Fred Wesley – which makes for some great Horny Horns funk touches on most tracks! The title cut – "Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy" – runs on as a long P-Funk groove for about 15 minutes, but other tracks are shorter, and titles include "I'm Holding You Responsible", "Smoke Signals", "Party Up In Here", and "Didn't Mean To Fall In Love". The 2 Part single version of the title track is here as a bonus track. CD

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Randy BrownWe Ought To Be Doin It/You're So Good ... 12-inch
Chocolate City, 1980. Very Good+ ... $3.99
One of Randy Brown's greatest cuts ever – a smooth mellow soul track, with a nice little two-step vibe, and a groove that make the hook bite nicely! The cut's got the feel of Tyrone Davis or LJ Reynolds work from the time – with a nice mix of deep and smooth! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Casablanca sleeve. Sleeve has some pen, and a split top seam.)

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✨✧ Donald Byrd & Gigi GryceComplete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions Vol 1 ... CD
Columbia/Lonehill (Spain), 1957. Used ... $12.99
Incredible work from the team of Donald Byrd and Gigi Gryce – crisp modern jazz, filled with soul, and never failing to swing! During the time of these recordings, Gryce was one hell of an arranger – with a tight ensemble approach that worked magic in a small combo setting. He was also a tremendous alto player – with a tone that was unlike any other musician at the time, magically sharp, with a sound that always seemed to inspire a great deal of energy from his bandmates. He gets plenty of that here from trumpeter Donald Byrd – sounding better on these sides than on most of his other 50s recordings – thanks also to some great accompanists, who include Tommy Flanagan, Wendell Marshall, and Art Taylor. Some tunes feature additional horn work from players that include Benny Powell, Julius Watkins, and Sahib Shihab. Volume 1 in this Lonehill's Complete Jazz Lab Studio Sessions mixes 13 tracks originally released on the LPs Jazz Lab, Modern Jazz Perspective, plus mutual tracks with the rare compilation Jazz Omnibus. Titles include "Nica's Tempo", "Smoke Signal", "Over The Rainbow", "Sans Souci", "Speculation", "Stablemates", "Steppin Out", "Social Call", "Satellite", "An Evening In Casablanca" and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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Elegante OrchestraIt Was Too Hot In There ... CD
Tam Tam (Italy), 2010. Used ... $14.99
A killer project from the Italian scene – a contemporary group, but one who really recreate some of the most playful sounds of European club from way back! The core group is a duo, but they get help from a nice variety of players on the session – including some added strings, horns, and keyboards that make some of the best cuts feel like the late 70s groovers that were often being licensed over here in the US on labels like Salsoul or Casablanca. Disco elements are mixed with some more sensitive scoring at points – almost creating the balance of a groovy 70s Italian soundtrack – and the all-instrumental setting allows for lots of great focus on groovy flute, sax, vibes, and keyboards! Titles include "Let's Do The Bombo", "South Alpha", "Cattivo Is Back", "Deep & Sweet", "Superlover", "It Was Too Hot In There", "The Fireplace", and "Seeds Of Glory". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ferrante & TeicherGolden Themes From Motion Pictures ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Sealed ... $4.99
Includes themes from Casablanca, Calamity Jane, Tammy & The Bachelor, Moulin Rouge, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole.)

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Ed TownsendNew In Town/Glad To Be Here ... CD
Capitol/Jasmine (UK), Late 50s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A pair of overlooked gems from singer Ed Townsend – a talent we'd rank right up there with Jesse Belvin or Arthur Prysock in his early years! First up is New In Town – an obscure early session from Ed Townsend – an artist who's perhaps better known as a songwriter of hits for others, and slightly less as a 70s soul singer on Curtom and Casablanca! Yet here, Ed's starting out his career as a mainstream crooner – cast by Capitol as a sepia Sinatra, and even working with arrangements from Frank's Capitol mainstay, Nelson Riddle! There's a bit more drama here than you might hear on a Sinatra album – a slightly deeper range that slides towards more conventional pop vocals of the period – but the whole album's pretty darn compelling, especially the overall package. Titles include "Symphony", "I Am", "New In Town", "Goin My Way", "Till The End Of Time", "Mam'selle", "Do Nothin Till You Hear From Me", and "Lover Come Back To Me". Glad To Be Here is another great album – every bit as wonderful as the first! Orchestrations are by Nelson Riddle, and the album's got a gentle swing that we really enjoy – Ed singing over some lesser known tracks, and bringing a raspy soulfulness to the more familiar ones. Titles include "What's Wrong With Me", "Golden Earrings", "I'm In Love", "Don't Ever Leave Me", and "On The Street Where You Live". CD

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Barry WhiteBarry White's Greatest Hits (European pressing) ... LP
Philips (Holland), 1975. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later German pressing on Casablanca in a non-gatefold cover.)

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✨✧ Brenda & The TabulationsI Keep Coming Back For More ... LP
Chocolate City, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sublime second generation soul from Brenda & The Tabulations – a sweet set of Philly grooves, recorded at Sigma sound with help from Norman Harris, Bobby Eli, and John Davis! The album's every bit as groove-heavy as you'd expect from work by those dancefloor heavyweights – and the record's a great change from the earlier style of Brenda and the group – more positive and progressive, yet still with a few of the fragile ballads that first got them noticed! There's a great sense of class and poise to the record – a progression from the early years that's similar to that which many other Philly artists experienced with Gamble & Huff – almost more surprising here, given that sometimes a Casablanca record didn't come out with the same sort of care. Titles include "Superstar", "Home To Myself", "I Keep Coming Back For More", "Let's Go All The Way Down", "Leave Me Alone", and "Everybody's Fool". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Also available I Keep Coming Back For More ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ ParliamentOsmium (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Invictus/Demon (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An insane bit of fuzzed-out funk! This is Parliament's rare first album – a trippy batch of tunes that come off of Clinton's experimentation in the Detroit soul scene, infused by the rock-heavy energy of the city at the time, and probably a heck of a lot of cannabis, too! The record is quite different than the slick funky sound of the group's later work for Casablanca – and has the psychedelic funk sound of the early work of Funkadelic, which was also recorded during the same period. The album's filled with funky classics – including "I Call My Baby Pussycat", "Little Ole Country Boy", "My Automobile", "Funky Woman", and "Nothing Before Me But Thang". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ People's ChoiceAny Way You Wanna – The People's Choice Anthology 1971 to 1981 ... CD
Big Break (UK), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Funky Philly soul at its finest! This is the first-ever People's Choice compilation we've seen – all the more impressive for pulling together essential recordings made for the Philadelphia International, Casablanca, TSOP, West End and Phil-LA Of Soul labels – recordings that cover an incredible decade-long run! People's Choice burst out of the gate in the early 70s with a wave of funky, electric piano flavored singles – soon catching the attention of Gamble & Huff, which helped open doors both commercially and creatively in the years that followed. We'd be hard pressed to pick a finer batch of tracks from early 70s to early 80s than you'll find here – including standout early singles and album tracks, rarer B-sides and single mixes – when considered all together really showing the group in all its multi-faceted glory! 33 tracks on 2CDs: "Do It Anyway You Wanna", "I Likes To Do It", "Cold Blooded & Down-Right-Funky", "Nursery Rhymes", "My Feet Won't Move, But My Shoes Did The Boogie", "Turn Me Loose", "Grunt", "Love Shop", "Asking For Trouble", "Don't Send Me Away", "A Mellow Mood", "You Ought TO Be Dancing", "If You Gonna Do It (Put Your Mind To It)" (Parts 1 & 2), "Boogie Down USA", "Soft And Tender", "A Great Truth", Tom Moulton mixes of "Opus-De-Funk" & "Do It Any Way You Wanna" and "Jam Jam Jam (All Night Long)" and more! CD
 
 
 



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