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✨✧ Woody AllenWoody Allen Standup Comic (Casablanca) ... LP
Casablanca, Mid 60s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Non-gatefold pressing. Cover has light wear and a small barcode sticker on back.)
 
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Brooklyn DreamsJoy Ride ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Brooklyn Dreams recorded in Munich and LA, but the album's got a surprisingly soulful club feel that almost matches its New York reference! Teutonic disco maestro Thor Baldursson handled the arrangements on the record, and we were a bit suspicious about it at first – but apart from a few colder electric keyboard parts, the main groove here focuses on the vocals of the male trio – and they trade leads and harmonize in a way that's clearly inspired by lots of east coast groups from earlier years. Titles include "Hot Lovin", "Too Much For The Lady", "Take Me Back", "Your Love's So Good To Me", "Love Love's Desire", and "One & Only". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the embossed cover, with a promo stamp and some surface wear.)

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Pattie BrooksLove Shook ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Classic disco from Pattie Brooks – a soaring 70s set that was right up there with the best Casablanca Records grooves of the time! The rhythms here are upbeat and lively – strings mixed in with quick-stepping rhythms, all set to the vocals of Pattie, which have just the right sort of flow to take off nicely in the setting! Titles include "Love Shook", "Let's Make Love To The Music", "Girl Don't Make Me Wait", and a totally cool "Pop Collage Medley", which features bits of "Popcorn" and "Na Na Hey Hey Kiss Him Goodbye". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Vernon BurchGet Up ... LP
Chocolate City/Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Bouncy, bubbly soul from Vernon Burch – one of his stone dancefloor classics from the 70s, served up with a groove that never quits! Burch is one of the few who can make a clubby set sparkle with the more personal qualities of a mellower soul album – and this excellent set is a great example of his style at the time. Production is by James Gadson, who also plays funky drums in the small backing combo – along with keyboards from Michael Thompson and guitar from Burke himself. Titles include the slightly bizarre transgender tune "Sammy Joanne (One Half Woman One Half Man)" – but other numbers are all pretty great, and include "Get Up", "Arrogant Lady", "Once Again In My Life", "Never Can Find The Way", and "For You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, minimal wear, and is bent a bit at the spine.)

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✨✧ CherTake Me Home ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Alec R CostandinosRomeo & Juliet ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Without a doubt, Alec R. Costandinos was one of the strangest disco arranger/producers of the 70s! He had a very baroque vision that took full advantage of the disco industry's heavy cash to turn out these mini disco symphonies filled with full orchestral strings, funky beats, and very high concepts – like the on this album, a suite of 5 long tracks devoted to the Romeo & Juliet legend. Alan Hawkshaw handled keyboards along with Alec, and there's a lot of heavy guitars sweeping in and out of the mix. Not totally soulful stuff, but a great one to chill to in the VIP room! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Roberta KellyGettin' The Spirit ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover is bent a bit at the top right corner.)

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Roberta KellyTrouble Maker ... LP
Casablanca/Oasis, 1976. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
Euro disco from Roberta Kelly – a set that looks like an American soul album from the cover, but which features backings from The Munich Machine and long-running arrangements from Giorgio Moroder! The record's got a similar feel to Moroder's work with Donna Summer – except that Roberta's not as strong of a singer, and sometimes gets lost, or perhaps "swept up", in the standardized rhythms of the set. Titles include "Trouble-Maker", "The Family", "Innocent", "Think I'm Gonna Break Someone's Heart Tonight", and "Love Power". LP, Vinyl record album

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KissAlive II ... CD
Casablanca/Mercury, 1977. Used 2 CDs ... $8.99
A classic double-live set from Kiss – issued almost hot on the heels of their Kiss Alive album, and equally great! The group are at the height of their 70s power here – searing through versions of "Detroit Rock City", "I Stole Your Love", "Beth", "God Of Thunder", "Calling Dr Love", "Christine Sixteen", "Hard Luck Woman", "Makin Love", "Love Gun", "King Of The Night Time World", "Ladies Room", "Any Way You want It", "Larger Than Life", and "Shout It Out Loud". CD

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Hugh MasekelaColonial Man ... LP
Casablanca, 1976. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A later album from Hugh Masekela – but still plenty darn hip, way more so than most of the other artists on the Casablanca label at the time! Hugh's South African groove is still very firmly in place here – mixed with a slightly warmer LA soul sound, but expanded with loads of great arrangements that get a lot more complicated than before – and which bring in some great keyboard and percussion bits. Sivuca makes a wonderful appearance on 2 tracks – using that blend of voice and accordion that sounds so great – and the whole record's got a depth and sense of soul that you'd never guess from it's silly title and cover! Titles include "Colonial Man", "Song For Brazil", "Vasco Da Gama", "For The Love Of You", "Witch Doctor", and "Cecil Rhodes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Hugh MasekelaDance (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Casablanca, 1976. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has a small sticker.)

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MecoMoondancer ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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MecoSuperman & Other Galactic Heroes ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Munich MachineMunich Machine ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good ... $5.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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ParliamentParliament Live – P Funk Earth Tour ... CD
Casablanca, 1977. Used ... $7.99
Although these days, Parliament's best remembered for their classic studio albums, back in the 70s, the real P-Funk experience was the incredible live shows served up by George Clinton and the group! George, Bootsy, and the rest were undeniably at the top of their game at the time – rolling into cities and taking them by storm with their space-themed sets, wild costumes, and intense ability to jam live with a force that even blew away their records! This double live set is a great document of the P-Funk sound of the time – and features some great tunes from mid 70s Parliament, served up in modes that range from straight to very long and drawn out. Titles include "Give Up The Funk", "Get Off Your Ass & Jam", "Night Of The Thumpasorous Peoples", "Let's Take It To The Stage", and "Gamin' On Ya!" – all done with the sort of live jamming feel that made their shows go on forever and groove all night long. CD
(Out of print.)

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ParliamentParliament's Greatest Hits – P Funk, Uncut Funk, The BOMB ... CD
Casablanca/Polygram, 1970s. Used ... $2.99
Stone cold great collection of funk cuts by this legendary group – all wrapped up in a nice package with a good memory for the hits! Tracks include monsters like "Chocolate City", "Up For The Down Stroke", "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)", "P. Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)", "Bop Gun", "Flash Light", "Aqua Boogie", and "Mothership Connection (Star Child)". Why even bother going out of the house? CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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707Second Album ... LP
Casablanca, 1981. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the Casablanca inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Evelyn ThomasI Wanna Make It On My Own ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A Casablanca stormer from Evelyn Thomas – a set that makes mighty full use of her strong vocals for the clubs, but which also features some quick-stepping production from Ian Levine! There's a nice polish to the record, but in an older sort of style – so that the lead singer is respected when the lyrics are flowing free, yet the tracks are also more than long enough to step out with plenty of longer disco modes too. A few tracks have some nice hooks that would more than make them stand on their own as soul singles – and titles include "I Want To Make It On My Own", "Back To Reality", "Thanks For Being There", and "It's The Magic Of Your Touch". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ VariousFlashdance ... LP
Casablanca, 1983. Very Good ... $3.99
Music from Irene Cara, Shandi, Helen St. John, Karen Kamon, Joe Esposito, Laura Branigan, Donna Summer, Cycle V, Kim Carnes, and Michael Sembello. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MecoStar Wars & Other Galactic Funk ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Star Wars & Other Galactic Funk", "The Last Battle", "Cantina Band", "Throne Room & End Title", and "Other Galactic Funk". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ ParliamentChocolate City ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily 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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✨✧ ParliamentFunkentelechy Vs The Placebo Syndrome ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
By this point, George Clinton and the P-Funk team were on top of the world! The record is a masterful dose of slick mothership jamming – perfectly woven together with that tightly compressed style that really served Clinton's production work well. The tracks are long, but never too loopy – and thanks to help from the Bernie Worrell, Jerome Brailey, Gary Shider, and the Horny Horns, the album stays very tight instrumentally all the way through! Loads of Parliament classics, including "Bop Gun", "Funkentelechy", "Sir Nose D'Voidoffunk", and the massive "Flash Light", which we've heard a million times, but which never ceases to amaze us! LP, Vinyl record album
(70s Mexican pressing.)

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✨✧ ParliamentMotor Booty Affair ... CD
Casablanca, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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 albums, 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! CD
(Booklet has a light crease.)

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✨✧ ParliamentUp For The Down Stroke ... LP
Casablanca, 1974. Very Good+ ... Temporarily 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
(Original pressing! Cover has a cut corner, and a light bit of pen in one corner – but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ KissAlive II ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A classic double-live set from Kiss – issued almost hot on the heels of their Kiss Alive album, and equally great! The group are at the height of their 70s power here – searing through versions of "Detroit Rock City", "I Stole Your Love", "Beth", "God Of Thunder", "Calling Dr Love", "Christine Sixteen", "Hard Luck Woman", "Makin Love", "Love Gun", "King Of The Night Time World", "Ladies Room", "Any Way You want It", "Larger Than Life", and "Shout It Out Loud". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear at the bottom seams.)
Also available Alive II ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Giorgio Moroder, Donna Summer, & OthersFoxes ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Sweet grooves from this Jodie Foster/Scott Baio pic from the late 70s! Titles include "On The Radio", sung by Donna Summer – plus "Valley Of The Dolls", "Hollywood Dreams", "Fly Too High", and an instrumental take on "Radio" by Giorgio – and "Shake It" by Brooklyn Dreams, "Greedy Man" by Keith Forsey, "20th Century Foxes" by Angel, "Bad Love" by Cher, and "Fly Too High" by Janis Ian. Moroder gets some help from Harold Faltermeyer, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, some ring and edge wear, and some doodles in blue marker inside the gatefold.)

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✨✧ ParletPleasure Principle ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The pleasure principle is in full effect here – a really special sort of feeling that strongly shows off the female side of the Parliament/Funkadelic mothership! The album's got a groove that's way different than most female disco of the time – more offbeat and angular, thanks to funky backings from George Clinton and crew – with arrangements from Bernie Worell and Fred Wesley that have lots of great twists and turns! In a way, the mix of funk and club almost echoes the vibe of work on the P&P labels – but with a bit more punch and polish too, thanks to Clinton's great production. The whole thing's great – way more than just another female disco album – and titles include "Mr Melody Man", "Cookie Jar", "Love Amnesia", "Misunderstanding", "Are You Dreaming", and "Pleasure Principle". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ ParliamentClones Of Dr Funkenstein (3D lenticular cover) ... LP
Casablanca/Mercury, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An oft-overlooked gem from Parliament – released during the year 1976, and sometimes hidden between monster LPs like Funkentelechy and Mothership Connection – but every bit as great as those two classics! The album's got that tightened-up P-Funk sound that was working so perfectly at the time – still with all the fuzzy haired elements of earlier years, but presented with a bit more focus – and a powerhouse swing that really drives the tracks home with a funky groove on the bottom! There's a flowing sort of energy here that almost makes you think that the whole thing just emerged naturally from the brain of George Clinton – but all ensemble players have a strong hand in the action, and really get some great moments in on the set. Cuts include "Gamin' On Ya", "Do That Stuff", "Children Of Production", and "I've Been Watching You (Move Your Sexy Body)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful package – with this amazing 3D cover!)

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✨✧ ParliamentMothership Connection (3D lenticular cover) ... LP
Casablanca/Universal, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Here's where it all happens – the huge culmination of all the years of heavy funk and psychedelic soul created by George Clinton and the P-Funk empire – fused into an amazingly tight groove that helped win over much bigger audiences than ever before! The album title and cover are very fitting – as George Clinton launches the mothership, forges his classic space-funk image, and blows the P-Funk empire into an arena-filling mega-star act – all with grooves that are still some of the tightest, sharpest funk you'll ever hear – all these many decades later. The instrumentation is razor-sharp – played by giants like Fred Wesley, Maceo Parker, Bootsy Collins, and Bernie Worrell – and the lyrics still have all the edginess and naughtiness of the earlier years – tied together wonderfully to make a very unified album, and one that's full of classics too! Titles include "Mothership Connection (Star Child)", "Night Of The Thumpasorus Peoples", "P-Funk (Wants To Get Funked Up)", "Handcuffs", "Give Up The Funk (Tear The Roof Off The Sucker)", and "Unfunky Ufo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful package, with a super-sweet 3D cover – worth it even if you own an original copy!)

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✨✧ Santa EsmeraldaDon't Let Me Be Misunderstood ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
A seminal bit of crossover disco from the mid 70s – and a record that broke big on its title reworking of The Animals' earlier hit! Leroy Gomez heads the group on vocals and alto sax – and brings a slight Latin flourish to the album – mixing strings with some brassier "Spanish" horns and acoustic guitars – used here in a way that predates the Gypsy Kings' move onto the dancefloor many years later. Side one is taken up completely by an extended reading of "Don't Let Me Be Misunderstood" – which runs into the "Esmeralda Suite", really just an extension of the first number. Side two continues the "oldies" mode of the first with a cover of "Gloria" – then rolls into the original tunes "You're My Everything" and "Black Pot". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Gloria ScottWhat Am I Gonna Do ... LP
Casablanca, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest soul records of all time – and an album that we'd never part with! Gloria Scott only ever recorded this one full LP – but that's more than enough, as the whole thing's a masterpiece – produced by Barry White with the best of his 70s approach, and featuring songs written by lesser-known White protege, Tom Brock! Nearly every single cut's a classic – a mixture of deep soul, mellow soul, and slight traces of funk – all gliding effortlessly together with White's stone cold production, and Gloria's instantly captivating vocals. Titles include Me, Love Me, Love Me, or Leave Me, Leave Me, Leave Me", "I Think Of You", "That's What You Say", and "Too Much Lovemakin" – and the whole thing's great! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ 707707 ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the Casablanca inner sleeve. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Village PeopleVillage People ... LP
Casablanca, 1977. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The debut of a legend – and a record that, we hate to admit it, must have actually had some political and cultural punch at the time – especially as the group had yet to go onto super-stardom, and were here stepping out with a butch camp, all-gay style that still had some power in the immediate post-Stonewall years. The approach here is similar to their later hits, but also nicely grounded in the standard disco mode of the time – thanks to some vocal arrangements from Phil Hurtt, and soulful string and horn backings from Horace Ott. Tracks are long, and as gay as you'd expect – but it's also not like the group's making fun of themselves as much yet either. Titles include "Fire Island", "Village People", "San Francisco", and "In Hollywood". LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ StarpointStarpoint ... CD
Casablanca/PTG (Netherlands), 1980. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Lean and grooving funk steeped soul from Starpoint – with more of a lively, Earth-based instrumental groove than some of the more drum machine and synth soaked albums that beamed out of the Starpoint spaceship later on in the 80s! This is their first album on Casablanca – a funky bit of soul with a mixture of male and female vocals, often sung together in ensemble style – a tight mix of uptempo dancefloor ready jams more laidback and ballady numbers. Titles include "Gonna Lift You Up", "I Just Wanna Dance With You", "Get Ready, Get Down", "Girl I'm Up For Your Lovin", "Let Me Love You", and "Never Find A Better Love". CD

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✨✧ Marvin Hamlisch & Carole Bayer SagerThey're Playing Our Song ... LP
Casablanca, 1979. Very Good Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
 
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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 2 CDs ... $15.99 18.98
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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VariousSoul Heaven Presents DJ Spen & Osunlade (3CD set) ... CD
Defected (UK), 2006. Used 3 CDs ... $16.99
One of the deepest Soul Heaven sets to date – a 3CD package that features 1 disc mixed by DJ Spen, 1 disc mixed by Osunlade, and 1 disc of bonus unmixed tracks! As you might guess, we're most partial to Osunlade's set, as it's got a tremendous amount of cross-cultural influences going on – but DJ Spen's disc is pretty sweet too, and features loads and loads of soulful house tracks back to back! Osunlade mix features titles that include "Roots" by Jus Dope, "So Good Today (Yoruba Soul rmx)" by Ben Westbeech, "Casablanca Soul (Nomiumbah rmx)" by Osunlade, "Limit (re-edit)" by Pasta Boys, "Body Drummin" by Afefe Iku, "I Reach" by Zoetic, "Bria's Offering" by Boddhisatva, and "Indians & Bagpipes (Gu's cvo rub)" by Glenn Underground. Spen mix features 15 tracks that include "God Is Good" by Roland Clark, "Don't Give Up (Dimitri From Paris re-edit)" by Sybil, "Human Wave" by Afromento, "Church Lady" by Dennis Ferrer, "To The Rock (DJ Spen & The Muthafunkaz rmx)" by VMC, "Mechouga (Spen & Karizma rmx)" by DJ Fudge, and "Follow Me (Fanatix club mix)" by Sterling Ensemble. CD
(Out of print, digipack case has some light edgewear.)

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✨✧ 7th WonderClimbing Higher ... LP
Parachute, 1979. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of their soul funk records from the late 70's, recorded for Casablanca's Parachute subsidiary, and with a mix of uptempo and slower modern soul grooves. Includes the funky sample track "Daisy Lady", plus "Do It With Your Body", "Climbin Higher", "Young Girl", and "Living My Life Just For You". Mostly uptempo, with sort of a clubby groove. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ SurfaceSurface (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mellow soul stunner from the mid 80s – the classic debut of Surface, a trio who bring a lot of warm jazzy elements into their unique brand of quiet storm grooves! There's a careful sense of class to the record right from the start – no easygoing commercial ballads, and instead a more mature male soul approach that really shows the deeper roots of the group's three members – one of whom is David Townsend, who was part of the excellent Townsend family album on Casablanca in the late 70s! Most tunes have a laidback groove that's perfect for the group's vocal approach – which is sometimes harmony, sometimes more focused on a lead – always stepping along at a good mellow pace. Titles include "Happy", "Let's Try Again", "We're All Searchin", "Who Loves You", "You're Fine", "Girls Were Made To Love", "Gotta Make Love Tonight", and "Feels So Good". CD features bonus tracks – "Happy (love mix)", "Happy (12" rmx)", "Happy (12" inst)", "Happy (ext)", "Let's Try Again (ext)", "Let's Try Again (inst)", and "Lately (12" mix)". CD
(Still sealed.)

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✨✧ Slapp HappyAcnalbasac Noom (limited colored vinyl) (2020 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Our Swimmer (Germany), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The lost second album from Slapp Happy – originally recorded in 1973, with help from Faust – but rejected by Polydor because it wasn't commercial enough! The group recorded some of this material later on, for Virgin – but this is the original version of the work – with Anthony Moore on keyboards, Peter Blegvad on guitar, and Dagmar Krause on vocals – plus other work from members of Faust, and production by Uwe Nettelbeck. Titles include "Me & Parvati", "Casablanca Moon", "The Drum", "A Little Something", "The Secret", "Dawn", and "Slow Moons Rose". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 1,000 copies on translucent green vinyl.)

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✨✧ Ed TownsendNew In Town/Glad To Be Here ... CD
Capitol/Jasmine (UK), Late 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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