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Jerry ButlerBelieve In Me/Just For You ... 7-inch
Vee Jay, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White and blue label promo copy.)

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Jerry ButlerBest Of Jerry Butler – 20th Century Masters – The Millennium Collection ... CD
Mercury, Late 60s. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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Jerry ButlerHe Will Break Your Heart – Two Decades Of Smash Hits ... LP
Vee Jay/Chameleon, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 80s Hall Of Fame Series pressing.)

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Jerry ButlerIce Man Cometh ... CD
Mercury/Intermusic (Spain), 1968. New Copy ... $16.99 18.99
Amazing soul from one of the greats of the 60s! This album was one of the first that Jerry cut for Mercury – where he'd begun working with the young team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff to completely rework the earlier sound he'd forged at Vee Jay Records. The album's still got Jerry singing in his wonderfully rich deep voice – hence the "iceman" in the title – but the songs have a bit more of a groove to them, with a soaring soul style that really lifts Jerry up, and pushes him onto a whole new generation of soul fans. The best proof of this are the hits "Hey Western Union Man" and "Never Give You Up" – but the whole album's great, and like most of Jerry's LPs, it's got many wonderful tunes hiding underneath the hits. Titles include "How Can I Get In Touch With You", "Can't Forget About You Baby", "Are You Happy", and "Go Away Find Yourself" – as well as other hits like "Lost" and "Only The Strong Survive". CD
(Limited edition.)

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Jerry ButlerIceman – The Mercury Years ... CD
Mercury, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $24.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jerry ButlerMr Dream Merchant ... LP
Mercury, 1967. Very Good+ ... $4.99 8.99
Sublime soul from Jerry Butler – material recorded during his post-Vee Jay years, when he was really transforming his sound in ways that still made him one of the dominant male voices in sophisticated soul! There's a great balance between poise and emotion in the cuts – served up with excellent help from the young Gamble & Huff duo in the studio! Titles include the great title cut "Mr Dream Merchant" – plus other gems that include "Lost", "Beside You", "The Way I Love You", "To Make A Big Man Cry", "Mr Dee Jay", and "I Come To You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label stereo pressing, including Mercury inner sleeve. Vinyl has a short click on the opening track. Cover has a cutout hole, but is nice.)

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerNothing Says I Love You Like I Love You ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1978. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
After working with Gamble & Huff on his big hits for Mercury in the late 60s, Jerry returned to work with the pair in the late 70s on their own Philly International label – stepping out with the same sweet groove that the Philly sound had brought to Lou Rawls, in a way that helped Butler really revive his sound at the time! The full rich approach really works magic with Butler's great vocals – in a way that showed that Jerry had never faltered during the 70s, but had just lost some of his steam through a bit of mis-handling by Motown on earlier albums. There's a proud, warm, all-adult sound to the album that we really love – heard to best effect on the anthemic "(I'm Just Thinking About) Cooling Out" and the great mellow groover "Let's Make Love" – but still pretty darn great on other tracks too! Titles include "Mighty Good People", "I'm Glad To Be Back", "Dream World", and "Are You Lonely Tonight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some edge wear, large names in pen in back, and is bent around the edges.)

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Jerry ButlerOne Night Affair/What's So Good About It (You're My Baby) ... 7-inch
Mercury, 1972. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(UK pressing with a small hole. Includes Mercury sleeve.)

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Jerry ButlerPower Of Love ... LP
Mercury, 1973. Near Mint- ... $11.99 16.99
An easy album to overlook, but not without some nice moments! Johnny Bristol produced the record, and he gives it a nice sweet 70s soul groove, similar to what he was using in his own work from the time. And typical of Jerry's albums from the early 70s, there's lots of nice original material, including stuff by Terry Callier, Johnny Bristol, Billy Butler, and Jerry himself. Includes "What Do You Do On A Sunday Afternoon?", one of our secret faves, plus "Memories Don't Leave Like People Do", "Whatever Goes Around", "Whatever's Fair", and "Too Many Danger Signs". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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Jerry ButlerSoul Artistry ... LP
Mercury, 1967. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Beautiful uptown soul from Jerry – with pre Gamble-Huff arrangements by Jo Renzetti and Jimmy Wisner. The tracks do a great job of maintaining the perfect Iceman sound from Jerry's late Vee Jay years, yet also hint nicely at the direction to come. Titles include "You Walked Into My Life", "I'm Gonna Make You Love Me", "Some Kind Of Magic", "The Way Of Love", and "Why Did I Lose You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, tiny split on the bottom seam.)

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Jerry ButlerSpice Of Life ... LP
Mercury, 1972. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99 13.99
Perhaps the greatest record Jerry Butler made in the 70s, and a very tight bit of baroque Chicago soul with arrangements and production by Samuel F. Brown III. The tracks are a good mix of originals and covers, and they all show Jerry going way past his Gamble & Huff/Mercury years – into the sophisticated mix of soul, jazz, and studio imagination that was going down on the Chicago scene of the late 60s and early 70s. A few cuts feature duets with Brenda Lee Eager, but the best numbers are the solo ones, like "A Prayer", "That The Way it Was", "If I Could Remember", and "I Need You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split bottom seam, partial splits on top seam, surface & ring wear.)

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Jerry ButlerSweet Sixteen ... LP
Mercury, 1974. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A lost little gem from Jerry – recorded towards the end of his years with Mercury. The record's got Jerry working in a much hipper style than before, drawing off the pool of younger Chicago soul talents that he'd begun to collect on some of his earlier albums for Mercury – and the album features tracks by Leroy Hutson, Terry Callier, Marvin Yancey, and the team of Hanks and Grey. Richard Evans handled the arrangements, and they're a good extension of his work at Cadet – with strong bass-heavy soul grooves, augmented by strings and some great funky clavinet work. Titles include the funky classics "I'm Your Mechanical Man" and "You've Been Around Too Long" – plus "High Stepper", "Start Living It Up", "Sing To Me", "Take The Time To Tell Her", and "Playing On You". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the embossed cover, with light ring & edge wear, cutout hole. Name in pen on the back.)

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Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee EagerLove We Have ... LP
Mercury, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
Duets between Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager – done as serious, adult oriented soul tracks, one side of the album in an optimistic "The Love We Have" setting, the other in a sadder "The Love We Had" setting – both of them handled in a mode that's far far different than Jerry's 60s duets with Betty Everett. As with most of Jerry's Mercury work at the time, there's some wonderful tunes on the album – including a few numbers written by Terry Callier or Billy Butler – and the whole thing's produced with a subtle approach that creates a solid warm mellow soul vibe throughout. Very hip stuff – and heck, the inside cover even quotes Kenneth Rexroth! Titles include "Lean On Me", "As The Seasons Change", "I Like Your Lovin", "Can't Understand It", "How Long Will It Last", and "Were We Lovers, "Were We Friends". LP, Vinyl record album

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Gene Chandler & Jerry ButlerOne & One ... LP
Mercury, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A classic collaboration between 2 of the godfathers of Chicago soul – recorded at a time when both of them had emerged as proven big-sales artists, and were given the freedom to experiment in different styles with side projects like this. Here, they're singing in almost a Curtis Mayfield-esque vein, with more of a political edge than their usual stuff from this time – and the album's a righteous batch of soul cuts that shows the growing sophistication and social conscience of the Chicago scene. Arrangements are by Tom Tom Washington and Richard Evans – and tracks include "Ten & Two (Take This Woman Off The Corner)", "You Just Can't Win", "One Hand Washes The Other", "The World Keeps Changing", and "Sho Is Groovin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ringwear, some edge wear, and a small cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerBest Of Jerry Butler (Vee Jay) ... LP
Vee Jay, Early 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Nice compilation of tracks that features some fine (and famous) moments from one of our favorite Chicago soul singers, recorded for the Vee Jay label, when they were one of the leading lights on music row. Most of these songs are pretty had to get a hold of on vinyl any more, and though the package is a bit low budget, this is still a great set of some of the Ice Man's best numbers. Tracks include "He Will Break Your Heart", "For Your Precious Love", "Find Another Girl", "Couldn't Go To Sleep", "Aware Of Love", "Come Back My Love", "Rainbow Valley", "I'm A Telling You", "Gift Of Love", and "Where Do I Turn". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s stereo Suite Beat label pressing. Cover has light edge wear.)

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerJerry Butler Sings Assorted Sounds – With The Aid Of Assorted Friends & Relatives ... LP
Mercury, 1971. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the albums in which Jerry Butler showcases the talents of a new generation of young Chicago soul talents – including Terry Callier, Donny Hathaway, Chuck Jackson (from The Independents, not the New York soul star), and his brother Billy Butler. Billy Butler had already scored big with his own singles on Okeh in the 60s, but Terry, Donny, and Chuck were still emerging soul talents at this time – and it was pretty darn nice of Jerry to give them exposure on a record like this. Proof that The Iceman always was much more than just the simple singer of pop hits that he always gets tagged for – as it was pretty magnanimous of him to share the wealth of his big contract with Mercury, not to mention pretty smart to infuse his career with some good young songwriting talent. The whole record's got a good groovy soul sound, and includes the cuts "How Did We Lose It", "If It's Real What I Feel", "What Is It", and "Do You Finally Need a Friend". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam, surface wear.)

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerIce N Hot ... LP
Fountain, 1982. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
If you grew up in Chitown, like we did, you'll know that Jerry Butler never got old – and through the years he continued to make some pretty darn great music, even when he was falling far from the limelight in the rest of the country! This album's a great little early 80s effort that steps off from territory that Jerry explored on his LPs for Philly International – a smoothly stepping, sophisticated soul style that's a fair bit like work happening over at Chi-Soul records in its waning years. Jerry's voice is still incredible, and sounds really great on the mellower tunes on the set – perfect numbers for his maturing vocals, in a similar mode to Walter Jackson's late work. Titles include "No Fair Falling In Love", "All The Way", "Don't Be Afraid To Show How You Feel", "Ask Me What You Want", "Simple Beautiful", and "Night Life In The City". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerMore Of The Best Of Jerry Butler ... LP
Vee Jay, Early 60s. Good ... Out Of Stock
Some of our favorite tunes ever by Jerry Butler – a great collection that brings together some of his hits and some of his lesser known work for Vee Jay. The Iceman style is very firmly in place here – and next to hits like "I Stand Accused" and "Need To Belong", you'll get other great tracks like "I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore", "Strawberries", "Just Be True", and "Just A Little Bit". Also includes a few duets with Betty Everett, like "Ain't That Loving You Baby", "Let It Be Me", and "Smile". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with some surface noise and faint crackle. Cover has split seams, some wear and aging, and a name in pen in back.)

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerSagittarius Movement ... LP
Mercury, 1971. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
One of the great albums of trippy soul that Jerry Butler cut with his Fountain Productions group of players, arrangers, and engineers – a group that borrowed a lot of talent from the Chess/Cadet studios of the late 60s. Jerry produced with Gerald Sims, and the arrangements were handled by Sims, James Mack, and Donny Hathaway (who also played piano on the record.) Tracks include "Ain't Understanding Mellow", "Windy City Soul", "True Love Don't Come Easy", and a lesser known Terry Callier/Billy Butler track called "Sail Away". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring wear, some tape on top & bottom seams, cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Impressions & Jerry ButlerVintage Years ... LP
Sire, Mid 60s/1976. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Nifty 2LP set that brings together a motherlode of the Impressions' best material from their ABC years – plus some of Jerry Butler's nice solo material for Mercury from the same time, and a few Curtis cuts from the early 70s. Too much to mention here, but titles include "Keep On Pushin", "Gypsy Woman", "Need To Belong To Someone", "Woman's Got Soul", "Amen", "You've Been Cheatin", "Mr. Dream Merchant", "We're A Winner", "Moody Woman", and "Only The Strong Survive". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear. Vinyl has light heat damage.)

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerSuite For The Single Girl ... LP
Motown, 1977. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A great little concept album – and one that really shows the continuing sophistication and growth of Jerry Butler's music in the 70s! The record is dedicated to the "single girl" of the 70s (portrayed with the sad little photo of a brown bag lunch and a Gucci purse on the cover) – the new professional woman in the workplace – a surprisingly popular theme for many other singers of the period, but handled here by Butler with way more poise and class than any of his contemporaries! Arrangements are by James Mack and Paul Wilson, who often bring a great mellow mode to the best cuts – almost a Leon Ware style of laidback sensuality. A few other tunes are groovers, but still fit in just right – and titles include "Suite For The Single Girl", "I Wanna Do It To You", "Music In Her Dreams", "Only Pretty Girls", "Let's Go Get Out Of Town", "Chalk It Up", and "Ms Fine". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerMoon River/Make It Easy On Yourself ... 7-inch
Vee Jay, 1970. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Although Jerry Butler got his start singing some of Curtis Mayfield's early work, the geniuses at Vee Jay had the sharp idea of shopping for a few songs in New York, and they managed to come up with these two gems, both of which are classics from Jerry's second wave of hits! Believe it or not, "Moon River" was the first pop version ever recorded (according to Mancini himself), and it's delivered here perfectly with fab Riley Hampton arrangements. The flipside features original Bacharach arrangements, and Jerry's rendition will show you how much Scott Walker stole from him! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Jerry ButlerYour Precious Love (Japanese pressing) ... LP
Vee Jay/Overseas (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An excellent Japanese collection – featuring sublime early solo work by Jerry Butler, plus a few early tracks with The Impressions too! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Impressions with Jerry ButlerFor Your Precious Love ... LP
Vee Jay, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
The only full-length collection of early Impressions work for Vee Jay – mostly singles recorded in the late 50s for the label, brought together as a "with Jerry Butler" album during the early 60s! The set's not only Impressions numbers, but also features a few of Jerry's early solo tracks – still very much under the sway of his years in the group, with the Impressions often as backup vocals – and also featuring a fair bit of original tunes by Curtis Mayfield! Apart from big hits, there's some nice obscure numbers like "At The County Fair", "Lovers Lane", "Believe In Me", "Senorita I Love You", "Let Me Know", and "Young Lover" – plus more familiar tracks that include "The Gift Of Love" and "For Your Precious Love". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Billy ButlerRight Track – The Very Best & More ... CD
Marginal (Belgium), Mid 60s. Used ... $4.99
22 track reissue that takes Billy Butler's classic Chicago soul album, The Right Track (recorded for Okeh in the mid 60's), and adds a whole bunch of bonus cuts that were only available as singles. Great stuff that we never see on wax, and nearly every cut's a winner. Solid proof that Jerry Butler wasn't the only talented member of the Butler family, and a great document of the great soul coming out of Chicago in the 60's. This reissue's of slightly dubious origin (we can't seem to figure out who put it out), but the quality's good, and it's the only way we can find tracks like "I'm Just a Man", "Can't Live Without Her", and "My Heart Is Hurting". CD
(Note: CD appears to have been mastered from vinyl sources – and although printed professionally, it's a bit low-budget in terms of the packaging. CD may not play well on all players.)

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Billy ButlerRight Tracks – The Complete Okeh Recordings 1963 to 1966 ... CD
Okeh/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
The complete Okeh label recordings of Billy ButlerJerry Butler's lesser-known brother, but an even more grooving artist on the Chicago soul scene of the 60s! Billy's work at Okeh is easily some of the best of the all-great imprint – tracks that step, slide, and groove along in a flurry of tight-edged Chi-soul rhythms – nearly all of which are produced by the legendary Carl Davis, with arrangements from Johnny Pate and Riley Hampton! Billy's in the lead on vocals, but nearly all numbers have a strong harmony soul component too – support from The Four Enchanters or Chanters – in a mode that echoes The Impressions' style of the time somewhat, but which also carries more of the Butler-family emotive quality, thanks to the stronger lead. This is the first time all this material has ever been brought together so well – and the package features great notes and a number of previously unissued titles as well – including some rare versions and instrumentals that are sure to get some play from Northern Soul listeners. Titles include "Found True Love", "Lady Love", "Gotta Get Away", "Can't Live Without Her", "Right Track", "Boston Monkey", "Does It Matter", "Fighting A Losing Battle", "To Be Or Not To Be", "Singing The Blues", and "You're Gonna Be Sorry". CD

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Billy ButlerSugar Candy Lady ... LP
Curtom, 1977. Near Mint- ... $24.99
One of the few albums ever cut by Billy Butler – the brother of Jerry Butler, and a key force on the Chicago soul scene during the late 60s and early 70s. This one's Billy's sole effort for Curtom, and it's a self-produced, self-arranged album that shows that he was still going strong during the mid 70s. Some of the tracks have a funky soul sound, like the "Sugar Candy Lady" and "Feel The Magic" – but there's also a bunch of nice mellow groovers, in the Chicago 70s soul style that was going down with some of the other Curtom artists at the time. Billy arranged and produced, and this is his last great effort as a soul artist. With the cuts "Alone At Last", "Play My Music", "My Love For You Grows", and "I Know The Feeling Well". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear and a large sticker spot in front.)

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✨✧ Billy Butler & InfinityNow You Know/(What Do You Do) When Your Baby's Gone ... 7-inch
Pride, 1972. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Nice 70's single by Jerry Butler's brother, Billy. Both tracks are slow ballads, with a nice sweet soul feel, and excellent production by Billy himself. "When Your Baby's Gone" is a great version of a track that Jerry did earlier, and is a beautiful track about being bored on a Sunday after you've been dumped! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Kenny CarterShowdown – The Complete 1966 RCA Recordings ... CD
RCA/Kent (UK), 1966. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
The long-overdue release of the complete RCA recordings of Kenny Carter – a hell of a singer who should have been huge, but who only saw a few tracks issues as singles back in the day! This set corrects that fact, and brings together 22 titles that Kenny recorded for RCA – magnificent music that often rivals the best of the time from Walter Jackson or Jerry Butler – from the rich arrangements provided behind the vocals, to the fantastic reach that Carter brings to the lyrics – mature, expressive, and with a balance between pride, power, and honest emotion that's really stunning. Had Carter gotten to continue in this vein, he would have been instrumental in shaping the role of the male singer in soul music during the 60s – but at least he finally gets his due here, in a stunning set list that includes "I Still Love Her", "You'd Better Get Hip Girl", "Don't Go", "Showdown", "My Love", "Living In The Land Of Heartache", "Round In Circles", "Like A Big Bad Rain", "I Can't Stop Laughing", "Lights Out", "How Can You Say Goodbye", "I'll Know", and "I Believe In You". CD

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Mel CarterWhen A Boy Falls In Love ... LP
Derby/Abkco, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 26.99
The rare first album from Mel Carter – a cool, classy singer from the west coast scene – and one who echoed some of the more sophisticated styles from back east by soul artists like Jerry Butler or Walter Jackson! Mel's definitely got a style that's all his own – and his voice would soar to bigger fame a few years later on Liberty Records – but this early set for the rare Derby label is a gem through and through – with these well-crafted uptown soul arrangements by Rene Hall and Joe Hooven – both of whom really know how to help Carter's voice soar in the sessions! Titles include "Time Of Young Love", "Wonderful Love", "After The Parting The Meeting Is Sweeter", "Hold Me", "For Your Love", "So Wonderful", "You Can Count On Me". and "We'll Bless Each Day With Our Love". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available When A Boy Falls In Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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Mel CarterWhen A Boy Falls In Love (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Derby/Abkco, 1963. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
The rare first album from Mel Carter – a cool, classy singer from the west coast scene – and one who echoed some of the more sophisticated styles from back east by soul artists like Jerry Butler or Walter Jackson! Mel's definitely got a style that's all his own – and his voice would soar to bigger fame a few years later on Liberty Records – but this early set for the rare Derby label is a gem through and through – with these well-crafted uptown soul arrangements by Rene Hall and Joe Hooven – both of whom really know how to help Carter's voice soar in the sessions! Titles include "Time Of Young Love", "Wonderful Love", "After The Parting The Meeting Is Sweeter", "Hold Me", "For Your Love", "So Wonderful", "You Can Count On Me". and "We'll Bless Each Day With Our Love". CD features bonus tracks – "When A Boy Falls In Love (single version)" and "So Wonderful (single version)". CD
Also available When A Boy Falls In Love ... LP 24.99

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Garland GreenVery Best Of Garland Green – 24 Tracks From Chicago's Master Soul Singer's Illustrious Career ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A windy city hero – the amazing Garland Green, a singer who makes us mighty proud we hail from Chicago! Garland's got an incredible style that few others can touch – partly schooled in the 60s iceman modes of Jerry Butler and Walter Jackson, with all the sophistication that might imply – but also often given a raspier twist, with slightly southern echoes that make Garland's music feel even more deeply personal! And while most folks know Green's big hits for the Uni label, this package shows a rich legacy that goes much father than that – work recorded for labels that include Cotillion, Spring, RCA, Ocean Front, and Revue – in addition to some key Uni tracks. This trans-label set really does a wonderful job of showing the full range of Garland's mighty talents – a sublime set of soul cuts that run from the start of the 70s right up to the early 80s modern years – packaged with detailed notes too. Titles include "Since You've Been Gone", "These Arms", "Just Loving You", "Just My Way Of Loving You", "He Didn't Know", "Don't Think That I'm A Violent Guy", "Love's Calling", "Just What The Doctor Ordered", "Sweet Loving Woman", "Ask Me What You Want", "You Played On A Player", "Don't Let Love Walk Out On Us", and "Sending My Best Wishes". CD

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✨✧ Heaven & EarthHeaven & Earth ... CD
Mercury/PTG (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $11.99 19.99
Excellent work from this smooth Chicago vocal group! The album may well be the best the group ever recorded – and it features some stellar ballad work produced with a nice spacey tone, almost in a Rose Royce mellow mode – by Jerry Butler's Fountain Productions team and by Clarence Johnson, who brought the group up from the beginning! The real strength of the album, though, is the group's vocals – wonderfully harmonious, but with a rougher edge and a deeper soul than many other 70s groups of the same type. The album includes the massive semi-hit "Guess Who's Back In Town" – plus other good ballads like "How Do You Think You're Gonna Find Love", "Let's Work It Out", and "Distant Melody". The album also features some uptempo numbers – and other tracks include "Run & Tell That", "Dance A Thon", and "No Limit". CD

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Tommy HuntComplete Man – 60s NYC Soul Songs ... CD
Scepter/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.98
A fantastic selection of work from the great Tommy Hunt – a male singer who cut some incredible work in the 60s, but never fully got his due! Ace/Kent Records already helped bring Tommy's genius to the forefront with a previous collection – and this second set brings together even more rare, obscure tracks recorded for the Scepter and Dynamo labels – including unissued material – plus rare early singles for Atlantic and Capitol Records too – a wealth of work that will come as a fresh discovery to even big fans of Tommy's music! If you don't know Hunt at all, he's totally fantastic – part of a new wave of mature male soul singers in the 60s who could hit the depths of emotion, while also holding things together – work that's very much in the best spirit of Jerry Butler or Chuck Jackson at the time – but often has a bit more punch, too – and the impeccable New York presentation you might expect from the album's title. The set features 25 tracks in all – and titles include "The Complete Man", "What's The Matter Baby", "I Don't Want To Lose You", "Hold On", "The Clown", "I'll Make You Happy", "Lonely For You", "The Pretty Part Of You", "Never Love A Robin", "I Believe", "Who You Gonna Thrill Tonight", "One Of These Days", "Human", "And I Never Knew", "Born Free", "Son My Son", "The Door Is Open", "Girls Are Sentimental", "I Need A Woman Of My Own", "Searching For My Baby", and "You're So Fine". CD

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IndependentsJust As Long – The Complete Wand Recordings 1972 to 1974 ... CD
Wand/Kent (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
One of the best soul groups to come out of Chicago in the early 70s – a quartet that was overflowing with great talent, and who also went on to influence a lot of other 70s soul as well! The group features one gal singer, and three guys – the former the great Helen Curry, who'd recorded a few solo singles before joining up – the latter the team of Charles Jackson and Marvin Yancy, who'd go onto some crucial production work with Natalie Cole and other singers, plus the great Maurice Jackson, who issued some amazing work on his own! The four come together in a style that really sums up all the sophisticated soul currents taking place in the Windy City at the time – a bit of Brunswick group modes, touched with some of the loftier production styles of Curtom, given some of the fuller, warmer touches that you'd hear from The Emotions or Jerry Butler. The group only spent a few years together, and recorded for the Wand/Scepter label in New York – who often repackaged albums with a lot of overlapping tracks – which makes this collection the first true representation of everything they recorded at the time – served up with the usual stellar Kent Records notes and production. Titles include the Independents' amazing version of Leroy Hutson's "Lucky Fellow" – plus "I Just Want To Be There", "Baby I've Been Missing You", "Our Love Has Got To Come Together", "Leaving Me", "Just As Long As You Need Me (parts 1 & 2)", "Here I Am", "It's All Over", "One Woman Do Right Man", "The Same Old Way", "No Wind No Rain", and "I Love You Yes I Do (Tom Moulton rmx)". CD

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Chuck JacksonBig New York Soul – Wand Records 1961 to 1966 ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A fantastic collection of work from one of the coolest, classiest soul singers of the 60s – one that we'd rank right up there with Jerry Butler or Walter Jackson for the way that he pushed the genre forward strongly with his music! Chuck Jackson had a few hits back in the day, but underneath those classics is an even more amazing body of work – soul music taken to new levels of adult expression, openly emotive but never in a cliched way – already reaching way beyond roots in gospel and blues for a whole new way of expressing soul and identity! Chuck's had more than a few hits collections issued over the years, but this might be the first set to really get at his genius – fully offering up the wonderful range of tracks he handled for the Wand label back in his early years – including a dozen recordings that were never issued at the time, most of which appear here for the first time ever! Even if you're a Jackson fanatic, like us, and already own his albums for Wand – there's still plenty here to discover, even some rare singles beyond the unissued tracks – all presented in the wonderful Kent Records way. Titles include "Little By Little", "Things Just Ain't Right", "Heed To Belong", "King Of The Mountain", "Big New York", "The Silencer", "Why Some People Don't Like Me", "Why Why Why", "In Between Tears", "All About You", "Forget About Me", "Meet Me Half Way", and "What You Gonna Say" – plus a duet with Dionne Warwick on "Anymore". CD

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Walter JacksonFeeling Good ... LP
Chi Sound, 1976. Very Good+ ... $0.99 1.99
The first of six "comeback" albums that this great Chicago soul singer cut during his second wave of recording during the late 70s! Walter had originally done some amazing work with the great Carl Davis at the Okeh label during the mid 60s – and this album marks a return to their collaboration – this time at Davis' own Chi-Sound subsidiary of 20th Century Records. Jackson here takes all the smooth sophistication of his early days, and transforms himself into an adult singer of soul songs – taking a route similar to that travelled by singers like Jerry Butler or Lou Rawls at the same time. Like Rawls, the style doesn't always work – but when it does, it's great. Titles include "Love Is Lovelier", "Words", "Too Shy To Say", "Please Pardon Me (You Remind Me Of A Friend)", "Love Woke Me Up This Morning", and a remake of "Welcome Home". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, some light stains at the top & corner.)

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✨✧ Jackson 5 & OthersGetting Together With The Jackson 5 ... LP
Musico, Late 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
A compilation of tunes issued in the early 70s with a big "Jackson 5" on the front, in order to cash in on the group's fame on Motown. In truth, the album only features 2 songs by the group – "You Don't Have To Be Over 21" and "Some Girls Want Me For Their Lover", both recorded by the group for the Steeltown label in the days before Motown. Other titles include "Count The Days" by Inez & Charlie Foxx, "Washed Ashore" by The Platters, "Lost Without You" by Jerry Butler, and "Human" by Tommy Hunt. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ OmniOmni Says It All ... LP
Fountain, 1980. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Chicago modern soul LP from the early 80's, recorded for Jerry Butler's Fountain label. The group were one of the few last links in the Chicago soul scene at the time – and they've got a good harmony sound that hearkens back to mid 70s work by groups like The Chi-Lites or Windy City. Most tracks are in the midtempo range, with a fair bit of synthesizer and keyboard work – but the vocals are still the strongest part of the record, and they're allowed to shine nicely. Cuts include "You Make It Happen", "Keys To The City", "Strong On You", "Rock Me Gently – Heavy Love", "When You Stop To Think", and "Don't Be Selfish". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear, heavy edge wear, and bent corners.)

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Billy PaulOnly The Strong Survive ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1977. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Although Jerry Butler had the first hit with "Only The Strong Survive" – way back in the late 60s, when Gamble & Huff were using his career to first forge their new ideas of Philly soul, Billy Paul does a great job with the cut here, taking it into a smooth modern mode that worked great in the clubs and on the radio. The rest of the record's great, too – and has a mellow sexy style that shows him moving past the early 70s years, but still keeping that frank and mature quality to his vocals that always made his work so compelling. Other tracks include "Everybody's Breaking Up", "The Times Of Our Lives", "Where I Belong", "Sooner Or Later", and a soulful version of "Takin' It To The Streets". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has surface wear, aged tape on the spine, a promo stamp, a trace of a price sticker, and a tracklist sticker.)

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Arthur PrysockToo Late Baby – The Old Town Singles 1958 to 1966 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
A great run of music from the mighty Arthur Prysock – an incredibly soulful singer who was at the top of the heap in the early 60s, but who's largely forgotten all these many years later! Prysock had a really unique approach – and one that really paved the way for some of the bigger male ballad soul singers in the late 60s and 70s – a bit of jazz, with a definite influence from Billy Eckstine – mixed with a deep range that's a lot bluesier than his classy look might make you think – often set to backings that open up a new sort of sophisticated territory. Without Prysock, it's hard to imagine Walter Jackson, Lou Rawls, Jerry Butler, and many others – and this sweet batch of singles really sums up the power of the man at his height. The CD features 24 tracks in all – many on CD for the first time – and titles include "Come & See This Old Fool", "Worry Bout You", "Again", "House By The Side Of The Road", "It's Too Late Baby Too Late", "Our Love Will Last", "One More Time", "If Ever I Should Fall In Love", and "Keep A Light In The Window For Me". CD

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Arthur PrysockYou Never Know About Love – Two Original Albums Plus Bonus Tracks (I Worry About You/Sings Only For You) ... CD
Old Town/Jasmine (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $17.99 18.99
Two full albums from one of the most popular jazz singers of his day – back to back on the same CD, with bonus material too! First up is the album I Worry About You – fantastic work from Arthur Prysock – a singer who really helped redefine the role of the male singer in the 60s, even though he's hardly remembered today! The title cut is one of his anthems – the kind of song that's heartfelt, yet masculine at the same time – almost a different twist on territory that singers like Jerry Butler or Chuck Jackson would explore in their work. Great arrangements – with a mix of strings and jazz – and titles include "I Worry Bout You", "My Everything", "I Just Want To Make Love To You", "You Loved Me Yesterday", and "Keep A Light In The Window For Me". Next is Sings Only For You – a beautiful record from a hell of a great singer – one who established a genre that was all his own, and set a whole new standard for male jazz singers in the 60s! Arthur Prysock's got some of the depth of the Billy Eckstine generation that came before him – but he's also got a mode that's more personal, almost conversational too – sophisticated, but never stand-offish – just this hip cat that really knows how to deliver a tune and make it his own! The arrangements here really fit that style too – nicely understated, but again with all these modern elements that really make things great – as Prysock makes his way through tunes that include "Only For You", "Let Her Wonder", "When I Fall In Love", "Imagination", "Don't Quit Me Now", and "Time After Time". CD features four bonus tracks – "Do You Believe", "Good Rockin Tonight", "One More Time", and "Pianissimo". CD

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✨✧ Lenny WelchTaste Of Honey – The Complete Cadence Recordings 1959 to 1964 ... CD
Cadence/Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $9.99
The complete Cadence recordings of the wonderful Lenny Welch – a singer with a voice that's as smooth as butter, and a key link between some of the more pop-oriented vocalists of the 50s, and the new generation of 60s "icemen" like Jerry Butler and Chuck Jackson! Like those two, Lenny's got a great way of putting over a sad tune with just the right balance of emotion – never too overdone, nor self-indulgent – but perfectly poised with a nicely mature quality. And Lenny's also a great singer on a more upbeat number – a surprisingly rocking vocalist when he wants to be, as you'll hear on some of the more groove-oriented titles on this set – tunes that have a classy early soul approach, one that's almost a bit like uptown soul of a few years later. The package features 20 tracks in all – singles recorded by Welch for Cadence, with titles that include "Changa Rock", "Mama Don't You Hit That Boy", "You Don't Know Me", "I Need Someone", "Darlin", "Three Handed Woman", "You Can Have Her", "Father Sebastian", "If You See My Love", "Are You Sincere", and "Congratulations Baby". CD
(Still sealed, but the case has a light crack at the top.)

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Lenny Welch/OC SmithCadences – The Early Recordings 1957 to 1962 ... CD
Cadence/Jasmine (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $8.99
Early work from two different singers – each featured here on rare singles for the Cadence Records label! First up is Lenny Welch – a singer with a voice that's as smooth as butter, and a key link between some of the more pop-oriented vocalists of the 50s, and the new generation of 60s "icemen" like Jerry Butler and Chuck Jackson! Like those two, Lenny's got a great way of putting over a sad tune with just the right balance of emotion – never too overdone, nor self-indulgent – but perfectly poised with a nicely mature quality. And Lenny's also a great singer on a more upbeat number – a surprisingly rocking vocalist when he wants to be, as you'll hear on some of the more groove-oriented titles on this set – tunes that have a classy early soul approach, one that's almost a bit like uptown soul of a few years later. CD features 19 Welch titles – including "Rocket To The Moon", "I'd Like To Know", "Darlin", "You Don't Know Me", "Pony Time", "You Can Have Her", "Mama Don't You Hit That Boy", "Taste Of Honey", "Congratulations Baby", and "The Last Star Of Evening". The bigger surprise here is OC Smith – recording her as Ocie Smith – years before his big country soul hits at the end of the 60s, and in a style that's as cool and classy as Lenny Welch, but maybe a bit more rocking too – with nice use of electric bass at the core of larger arrangements, and a nice sense of rhythm that often brings in a bit of jukebox mambo or popcorn soul. CD features 6 titles by Ocie Smith – including "Lighthouse", "Bad Man Of Missouri", "Forbidden Fruit", "If You Don't Love Me", "Too Many", and "Slow Walk". CD
(Sealed.)

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VariousBillboard Top R&B Hits 1969 ... CD
Rhino, 1969. Used ... $3.99
Music from the Isley Brothers, Sly & The Family Stone, Marvin Gaye, Jerry Butler, Jr. Walker And The All Stars, the Originals, the Dells, Tyrone Davis, and Diana Ross & The Supremes. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Chicago Edition ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A massive tribute to the genius of soul in the Windy City – a wonderful compilation that really gets at the special sound Chicago brought into play during the early years of soul! The set is filled with key cuts from the Chi-town scene of the time – some of them lesser-known that the famous hits always associated with our hometown – and beautifully selected to really capture a moment when soul music was first starting to come together as a style! You can definitely hear roots from Chicago blues, gospel, and R&B in the cuts – but they're definitely all soul, all the way through – a killer batch of nuggets that manages to offer up fresh bits from some big names, and uncover some great cuts by some less familiar folks. The package features full track-by-track notes on the tunes by Bill Dahl – and titles include "Tragic" by The Sheppards, "At The Party "by Wade Flemons, "Hi Diddley Dee Dum Dum" By The Dells, "Tell Him" by The Drew-Vels, "I've Got A Girl" by Major Lance, "Senorita I Love You" by The Impressions, "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" by Don & Bob, "My Heart Cries" by Etta & Harvey, "Isle Of Sirens" by Jerry Butler, "Enchanted Garden" by The Accents, "You've Got A Great Love" by The Chanteurs, "Father Knows Best" by The Radiants, "Let Em Try" by Rosco Gordon, "Behind The Curtains" by Jan Bradley, and "Puppy Love" by Barbara Lewis. CD

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VariousCoca-Cola Classics (CDr pressing) ... CD
No Label, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $6.99
Features the Bee Gees, Lee Dorsey, Neil Diamond, Jerry Butler, Roy Orbison, The Supremes, Vanilla Fudge, 5th Dimension, Marvin Gaye, The Troggs, and more! 62 tracks total. CD
(CDr pressing)

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✨✧ VariousIn The Naked City – Songs Of Urban Life 1962 to 1972 ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A great look at one of our favorite sub-genres of 60s soul – tunes that deal with the ins and outs of big city life, most of which were recorded as uptown soul tunes with really great production! It's hard to describe the charm of this work accurately, but the tunes are almost mini-movies, or sound snapshots of urban life at the time – often penned by Brill Building songwriters with a slight fantasy of life in the farther-flung boroughs of the city. Some of the tunes here are well-known, but lots more are obscure – really compelling tracks by singers who bring great life to the songs, and manage to make these little musical moments live on wonderfully over the years! Titles include "Nights In New York City" by Jan Bradley, "Street Talk" by The Tymes, "No Butterflies" by Walter Jackson, "I Love New York" by Marva Josie, "In My Apartment" by Dee Clark, "Big New York" by Chuck Jackson, "On Broadway" by The Cookies, "Concrete Jungle" by Arthur Alexander, "I Don't Want To Hear It Any More" by Jerry Butler, "Second Window Second Floor" by Clyde McPhater, "I Found A Daisy In The City" by Barry Darvell, "Song Of The Street" by Donald Height, "Strange Neighborhood" by The Imaginations, "Up In The Streets Of Harlem" by The Drifters, "City Of Fools" by Colette Kelly, and "That Old Neighborhood" by Eric Williams. CD

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VariousRadio Gold Vol 3 – The Way It Really Was ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
Music from Betty Everett, Brenda Lee, Jerry Butler, Johnnie Ray, Roy Orbison, Johnny Otis, Fats Domino, Tony Orlando, Marty Robbins, Harry Belafonte, Guy Mitchell, and more – 30 tracks total! CD

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VariousReady Or Not – Thom Bell Philly Soul Arrangements & Productions 1965 to 1978 ... CD
Ace/Kent (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Sublime soul from the great Thom Bell – one of our favorite arranger, producer, songwriters of all time – and a talent who really helped push the Philly soul scene much farther than most during the 70s! Bell was trained as a classical pianist as a kid – which might explain part of his ear for a special sort of tune – but by the time of this work, he was neck-deep in the soul scene – and working with a fantastic track record for bringing the best out of a very wide variety of artists! Bell was especially great with groups – he helped more than a few really stretch out their wings and grow – but as you'll hear here, Thom also handled a fantastic range of music in Philly studios – all with magnificent touches that really set the tunes apart from the rest – French horns, harpsichord, and especially that twangy sitar sound that worked so well with a harmony ballad. The set's got 23 tracks in all, and a massive set of notes on the man and his music – with titles that include "What I See" by Three Degrees, "Here I Go Again" by Archie Bell & The Drells, "You've Been Untrue" by The Delfonics, "Moody Woman" by Jerry Butler, "Something For Nothing" by MFSB, "One Man Band" by Ronnie Dyson, "Close The Door" by Teddy Pendergrass, "Life Is A Song Worth Singing" by Johnny Mathis, "Look The Other Way" by Lesley Gore, "What Kind Of Lady" by Dee Dee Sharp, "It's The Same Old Love" by The Courtship, "Do You Remember Yesterday" by The Intruders, "Track Of The Cat" by Dionne Warwick, and "I Wanna Be A Free Girl" by Dusty Springfield. CD

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VariousShaolin Soul Episode 4 – Everybody's Talking About The Good Ol Days (with bonus CD) ... LP
Because (France), Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
It's Wu-Tang's world, and we just live in it – as we're reminded again by this great series of older funky cuts sampled by the group! As with other volumes, most of these numbers emerged at some point or another in Wu-Tang and related productions – but this set presents the full original songs, unmixed – a pretty damn great blend of 70s funky soul on its own, even if you've never had an ear for hip hop! Artists are a great mix of soul stars and underground legends – and titles include "What The World Needs Now" by Carla Thomas, "I Get High" by Freda Payne, "Get Myself High" by The Dynamics, "That's All Right With Me" by Esther Phillips, "Intimate Friends" by Eddie Kendricks, "Ain't Got The Love Of One Girl" by The Ambassadors, "Girls Can't Do What The Guys Do" by Betty Wright, "Our Generation" by Ernie Hines, "I'm Your Mechanical Man" by Jerry Butler, "Have Mercy On Me" by East St Louis Gospelettes, "Here I Go Again" by Jean Plum, "Let's Do It Again" by Staple Singers, "Only One Can Win" by The Sylvers, "Don't Make The Good Girls Go Bad" by Della Humphrey, "Dead" by Carolyn Sullivan, "Trouble" by Brenton Wood, "Float On (single edit)" by Floaters, "I Wish You Were Here" by Al Green, and "A Good Man Is Gone" by Monk Higgins & Alex Brown. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousWhatever You Want – Bob Crewe's 60s Soul Sounds ... CD
Ace/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 20.99
A great lost legacy in soul music – a killer collection of work that was all put together by Bob Crewe in the New York studios of the mid 60s – a time when Crewe was maybe best known for his brilliant work with the Four Seasons, but still had time to work with a whole host of other acts as well! Like his famous proteges, Bob also had a really strong appreciation for soul music – and here, he turns his stunning ear for studio perfection to a whole host of different artists on tracks that were issued on a variety of different labels – the kind of special magic that made Crewe's presence known to those who were paying attention to producer credits on 45rpm singles back in the day! The selection of cuts is as wonderful as the artists who recorded them – presented with detailed notes and great sound that go way past any of the bootlegs that have explored this territory in previous years – with a whopping 24 tracks in all, titles that include "Long Time No See" by Tracey Dey, "Count On That" by Shirley Matthews & The Big Town Girls, "Time Marches On" by Lainie Hill, "Sayin Something" by Dey & Knight, "Sock It To Me Baby" by James Carr, "3 Minutes Heavy" by The Time Keepers, "Everything Under The Sun" by Walter Jackson, "Deep Dark Secret" by Dee Dee Sharp, "Whatever You Want" by Jerry Butler, "An Angel Cried" by Hal Miller & The Rays, "My Own Two Feet" by Kenny Lynch, "Hurt Yourself" by Frankie Valli, "Stranger In My Arms" by Lynne Randell, and "I'm Going Out" by Kiki Dee. CD

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✨✧ Heaven & EarthHeaven & Earth ... LP
Mercury, 1978. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent work from this smooth Chicago vocal group! The album may well be the best the group ever recorded – and it features some stellar ballad work produced with a nice spacey tone, almost in a Rose Royce mellow mode – by Jerry Butler's Fountain Productions team and by Clarence Johnson, who brought the group up from the beginning! The real strength of the album, though, is the group's vocals – wonderfully harmonious, but with a rougher edge and a deeper soul than many other 70s groups of the same type. The album includes the massive semi-hit "Guess Who's Back In Town" – plus other good ballads like "How Do You Think You're Gonna Find Love", "Let's Work It Out", and "Distant Melody". The album also features some uptempo numbers – and other tracks include "Run & Tell That", "Dance A Thon", and "No Limit". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Heaven & Earth ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Jackie WilsonDo Your Thing (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very cool groove from Jackie Wilson – a record that still holds onto all the great vocal range of his roots, but also pushes into a hipper late 60s style that's pretty darn nice! Wilson's really at home in the setting – re-emerging as a more mature, confident singer with a lot better choice of material, too – none of the mis-steps of his early 60s Brunswick years, and instead the kind of cuts that put him in territory next to Gene Chandler or Jerry Butler. The arrangements are mostly by Sonny Sanders – with a bit of help from Johnny Pate and Tom Tom Washington – all cats who keep things in some really great territory, and actually bring a bit of funk into the mix as well. Titles include "To Change My Love", "Why Don't You Do Your Thing", "Light My Fire", "Helpless", "Eleanor Rigby", and "Hold On I'm Comin". CD features three bonus tracks – "Do It The Right Way", "I Still Love You", and "Hum De Dum De Do". CD

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✨✧ VariousSoul Hits Of The 70s – Didn't It Blow Your Mind! Vol 7 ... CD
Rhino, 1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Music from Honey Comb, BB King, Freda Payne, Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager, Betty Wright, Bobby Wonack, the Chakachas, the Dramatics, Malo, the Chi Lites. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSoulful Love – Duets Vol 2 ... CD
Ichiban/Soul Classics, 1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A baker's dozen from Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager, Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes & Sharon Paige, Norman Connors Featuring Michael Henderson & Jean Carne, Margie Joseph & Blue Magic, Michael Henderson & Roberta Flack, Millie Jackson & Isaac Hayes, Natalie Cole & Peabo Bryson, Billy Preston With Syreeta, Aretha Franklin & George Benson, William Bell & Janice Bulluck, Melba Moore & Freddie Jackson, and Kashif & Meli'sa Morgan. CD
(Out of print, traycard artwork has some staining.)

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✨✧ Jesse BelvinGoodnight My Love ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1991. Used ... Out Of Stock
Jessie Belvin's often talked about in reverent tones as a bridge between a number of different styles of 50's R&B and vocal soul, but it's not until you hear a great compilation like this one that you realize how fantastic his stuff really is. This excellent Ace set compiles tracks from his great early years at Modern, and even includes some stuff that he did with the vocal group The Cliques. The sound is deep warm LA R&B, with a touch of Charles Brown and Clyde McPhatter, but also a startling premonition of later soul artists like Jerry Butler. Beautiful stuff, with a wide range of tracks, including some unreleased material that's as good as the hits on here. CD

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✨✧ Gloria LynneVery Gentle Sound ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
Excellent work from Gloria Lynne – and a record that has her reinventing her sound beautifully at the end of the 60s! Production on the set is by Jerry Butler and Jerry Peters, and Peters also handles the arrangements in a really great style – one that brings in a gentle groove on the bottom, and creates a sly funky undercurrent on a number of tunes. Gloria herself is singing in a style that's even deeper than before – one that's clearly picking up from the changes at Atlantic and Stax, and which allows her own excellent vocals to find a whole new audience at the time. Titles include the excellent original "Kickin Life", plus "A Very Gentle Sound", "The Reason Why", "More Love", "Just Let Me Be Me", "I Got Your Love", and "The Summer Knows". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and a small split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Freddie NorthWhat Are You Doing To Me – The Complete A-Bet Recordings Plus ... CD
Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The best work ever recorded by Freddie North – one of the most sophisticated singers on the southern scene at the end of the 60s – and an artist who really helped move deep soul past some of the more overdone cliches! The presentation and arrangements here are wonderful – beautifully suited to Freddie's deep-toned vocals, in a way that makes him one of the coolest, classiest singers of the southern scene at the time – yet also one who's still able to reach down to deeper roots to inflect his lyrics with just the right sort of force. The balance is wonderful – and almost makes North feel like some sort of southern soul counterpart to Chicago singers like Walter Jackson or Jerry Butler – and the set brings together work from his one full album for the Abet label, plus some other singles, and a few previously unreleased tracks too – 23 titles that include "Cuss The Wind", "Gotta Go Get Your Mommy", "From The Blind Side", "I Loved Another Woman", "Sun Comes Up", "I Have A Dream", "Oh Lord What Are You Doing To Me", "Til I Get It Right", "Lovin On Back Streets", "Taking Her Love Ain't Gonna Be Easy", and "Thank That Woman". CD

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✨✧ DJ RogersSay You Love Me – The Columbia Recordings ... CD
Sony/Ichiban, Late 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Yipes! They didn't do a very good job on packaging this set, but it is an official release of some of DJ's stellar soul sides for Columbia from the late 70s. DJ's voice is fantastic on the material, with a deep rich baritone that we'd rate right up there with singers like Jon Lucien or Jerry Butler. Most of the cuts have a strident spiritual groove to them – but even the mellow material is warm and soulful in the kind of way we really dig. Titles include "Say You Love Me", "All My Love", "Joy From You", "Love Brought Me Back", "Bula Jean", "Let My Life Shine", and "You Take Me Higher (Brazilian Lover)". 18 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousArt Laboe Picks Dedicated To You Vol 4 ... CD
Original Sound, 1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from James Brown, Proper Dos, The Sunglows, Al Green, The Isley Brothers, Deniece Williams, The Delfonics, The O'Jays, The Stylistics, Little Anthony & The Imperials, Delegation, Marvin Gaye, Sunny & The Sunliners, Jerry Butler, and Bertha Tillman. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousBirth Of Soul – Special Chicago Edition ... CD
Ace (UK), Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A massive tribute to the genius of soul in the Windy City – a wonderful compilation that really gets at the special sound Chicago brought into play during the early years of soul! The set is filled with key cuts from the Chi-town scene of the time – some of them lesser-known that the famous hits always associated with our hometown – and beautifully selected to really capture a moment when soul music was first starting to come together as a style! You can definitely hear roots from Chicago blues, gospel, and R&B in the cuts – but they're definitely all soul, all the way through – a killer batch of nuggets that manages to offer up fresh bits from some big names, and uncover some great cuts by some less familiar folks. The package features full track-by-track notes on the tunes by Bill Dahl – and titles include "Tragic" by The Sheppards, "At The Party "by Wade Flemons, "Hi Diddley Dee Dum Dum" By The Dells, "Tell Him" by The Drew-Vels, "I've Got A Girl" by Major Lance, "Senorita I Love You" by The Impressions, "Good Morning Little Schoolgirl" by Don & Bob, "My Heart Cries" by Etta & Harvey, "Isle Of Sirens" by Jerry Butler, "Enchanted Garden" by The Accents, "You've Got A Great Love" by The Chanteurs, "Father Knows Best" by The Radiants, "Let Em Try" by Rosco Gordon, "Behind The Curtains" by Jan Bradley, and "Puppy Love" by Barbara Lewis. CD
Also available Birth Of Soul – Special Chicago Edition ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ VariousSoul Classics Vol 1 ... CD
CEMA, Late 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
10 tracks from Lou Rawls, Patti LaBelle, McFadden & Whitehead, Teddy Pendergrass, Jean Carn, The O'Jays, Teddy Pendergrass, The Jones Girls, Jerry Butler, and Archie Bell & The Drells. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousSoulful Christmas ... CD
Time Life, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from The Jackson 5, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, The Temptations, Luther Vandross, Aretha Franklin, Fats Domino, Stylistics, Booker T & The MGs, Otis Redding, Carla Thomas, Donny Hathaway, Gladys Knight, Charles Brown, Jerry Butler, Drifters, and Al Green – 18 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ VariousWDAS 105.3 FM Presents Classic Soul Hits Vol 3 ... CD
Collectables, 1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from New Birth, Zingara, Enchantment, The Valentine Brothers, LTD., Lamont Dozier, The Natural Four, The Stylistics, Bobby Caldwell, Switch, Bloodstone, Harold Melvin And The Blue Notes, The O'Jays, and Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee Eager. CD
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✨✧ James Hunter SixWith Love ... CD
Daptone, 2022. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A nicely mellow album from blue-eyed soul veteran James Hunter – still done with the same deep soul currents as his other Daptone records, but slowed down a peg and with a nice focus on ballads and love songs! There's a moody, late nite vibe going on at some of the best moments – almost in the territory of early 60s uptown soul by singers like Jerry Butler or Clyde McPhatter during his Mercury Records years – but given a different spin with the leaner instrumentation of the group – who get the best sort of Daptone treatment in the studio, with a raw edge that really makes Hunter sound great! All tracks are originals, penned with almost a Sam Cooke sort of vibe – and titles include "I Don't Wanna Be Without You", "Something's Calling", "It Was Gonna Be You", "This Is Where We Came In", "He's Your Could've Been", "Mm Hmm", "Heartbreak", and "Who's Fooling Who". CD

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✨✧ James Hunter SixWith Love (silver vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2022. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A nicely mellow album from blue-eyed soul veteran James Hunter – still done with the same deep soul currents as his other Daptone records, but slowed down a peg and with a nice focus on ballads and love songs! There's a moody, late nite vibe going on at some of the best moments – almost in the territory of early 60s uptown soul by singers like Jerry Butler or Clyde McPhatter during his Mercury Records years – but given a different spin with the leaner instrumentation of the group – who get the best sort of Daptone treatment in the studio, with a raw edge that really makes Hunter sound great! All tracks are originals, penned with almost a Sam Cooke sort of vibe – and titles include "I Don't Wanna Be Without You", "Something's Calling", "It Was Gonna Be You", "This Is Where We Came In", "He's Your Could've Been", "Mm Hmm", "Heartbreak", and "Who's Fooling Who". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lou JohnsonIncomparable Soul Vocalist – The Big Top Recordings ... CD
Big Top/Kent (UK), 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
An incomparable soul vocalist finally gets his due – in a beautiful collection of work by the overlooked Lou Johnson! Johnson recorded in the same New York scene as Chuck Jackson and other smooth make singers in the mid 60s – but working on the relatively small Big Top label, his contributions to music haven't gotten nearly the exposure of others over the years – which is a damn shame, because Lou's got one hell of a fantastic vocal approach! His style's definitely a bit like that of Jackson – and not too far from Jerry Butler, Walter Jackson, Garland Green, and a few other sophisticated male singers of the 60s we can think of – soul music that's definitely a cut above, sung with careful class that you'd be hard-pressed to find in many other vocalists of the period. Lou's still got a nice sort of bite in his approach – which means that he's never too smooth, and certainly never poppy – and this full-length collection is really the first time that his incredible singles have ever been collected together in one place. Titles include "This Night", "Just Be A Woman", "Park Avenue", "Magic Potion", "The Panic Is On", "Reach Out For Me", "Time To Love A Time To Cry", "If I Never Get To Love You", "Unsatisfied", "No Other Guy", "Love Build A Fence", and "Little Girl". CD

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✨✧ Major LanceAin't No Soul In These Old Shoes – The Complete Okeh Recordings 1963 to 1967 ... CD
Okeh/RPM (UK), Mid 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
The complete Okeh label recordings from the mighty Major Lance – a crucial chapter in Chicago soul, finally given its due! Back in the day, Major Lance was as important to Windy City soul as better-remembered artists like Jerry Butler, Gene Chandler, or Curtis Mayfield – and in fact, Mayfield is a key part of these recordings, as he provided a big number of tracks for the Major – some that were later recorded by The Impressions, and lots more that were exclusive hits for Lance! Plus, the work here features formative studio genius from producers Mayfield and Carl Davis – both talents who'd go on to shape Chicago soul strongly for years to come – as well as great arrangements by Johnny Pate, Riley Hampton, and Sonny Sanders – some of the hippest cats to ever work in soul. Think of the whole thing as a mighty blueprint for Chicago soul for years to come – but one that can also stand more than strongly enough on its own – thanks to a whopping assortment of 53 tracks that includes "Girls", "Rhythm", "It Ain't No Use", "Dark & Lonely", "Watusi", "The Bird", "Everytime", "It's All Right", "Little Young Lover", "Gonna Get Married", "The Matador", "I'm The One", "Get My Hat", "Play A Song For Me", "Little Miss Love", "Forever", "It's The Beat", "Ain't No Soul", "Everybody Loves A Good Time", "Ain't It A Shame", "Come See", "I'm So Lost", "Sweet Music", "Just One Look", "What's Happening", and "Hitchhike". CD

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✨✧ O'JaysO'Jays In Philadelphia (Philadelphia International) ... CD
Philadelphia International, 1970. Used ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic early O'Jays! The album's the first to feature the group meeting up with the Gamble/Huff team – a significant shift from their earlier work on Imperial, with a style that still retains all the vocal hardness of those days, but which makes a shift into a sweeter soaring soul groove! The move had been taken with similar success by Jerry Butler and Archie Bell & The Drells – and although the sound's a lot different than the group's later work for Philly International, it's a sign that they're really finding their voice, and a style that would push them to the top! Titles include "I Should Be Your Lover", "One Night Affair", "Deeper", "Just Can't Get Enough", "I've Got The Groove", and "You're The Best Thing Since Candy" – and arrangements are by Bobby Martin, Thom Bell, and Richard Rome. CD

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✨✧ O'JaysO'Jays In Philadelphia (Philadelphia International) ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1970. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic early O'Jays! The album's the first to feature the group meeting up with the Gamble/Huff team – a significant shift from their earlier work on Imperial, with a style that still retains all the vocal hardness of those days, but which makes a shift into a sweeter soaring soul groove! The move had been taken with similar success by Jerry Butler and Archie Bell & The Drells – and although the sound's a lot different than the group's later work for Philly International, it's a sign that they're really finding their voice, and a style that would push them to the top! Titles include "I Should Be Your Lover", "One Night Affair", "Deeper", "Just Can't Get Enough", "I've Got The Groove", and "You're The Best Thing Since Candy" – and arrangements are by Bobby Martin, Thom Bell, and Richard Rome. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Freddie ScottFreddie Scott Sings & Sings & Sings ... CD
Rhino/Collectables, 1964. Used ... Out Of Stock
An early standout set from soul singer Freddie Scott – put together with sublime arrangements from pop maestro Gary Sherman! The record's got a quality that's quite unique – a bit Iceman soul, ala Jerry Butler or Chuck Jackson – a bit of the polish of crossover acts like Ray Charles or Gene McDaniels – yet always done at a level that has Scott's deep, rich voice right upfront in the mix – full of power but never overdone! The tunes are from a variety of sources, but really get remade by Freddie – and titles include his hit versions of "Hey Girl" and "I Got A Woman", plus "What Do I See In The Girl", "Where Is The Girl", and "Where Does Love Go". CD

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✨✧ Freddie ScottMr Heartache – The Best Of The Columbia Recordings Plus ... CD
Columbia/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Massive soul from Freddie Scott – exactly the kind of set that has us wondering why he wasn't a bigger star back in the 60s! Freddie's style is very mature – never too polished, yet totally put-together – in a way that rivals other 60s male greats like Jerry Butler and Walter Jackson – both of whom are a good comparison for the sophisticated vibe that Scott's going for in his music here! Backings have a strong uptown soul mode – but also allow a lot of space for Freddie's own expressions, so that the strings really lay back, and the orchestrations never get in the way of his bad self – a perfect balance, thanks to the work of arrangers Garry Sherman, Belford Hendricks, and Robert Mersey. CD features material from Freddie's Columbia LP and singles, plus some Shout Records tracks too – a total of 23 numbers that include "Forget Me If You Can", "Just One Love", "I'm Too Far Gone", "My Arms Aren't Strong Enough", "Lonely Man", "Giving You My Heart", "Blow Wind", "One Heartache Too Many", "Let It Be Me", "For Your Love", "Bring It On Home To Me", and "There Goes My Heart". CD

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✨✧ Dusty SpringfieldFive Classic Albums (Girl Called Dusty/Everything's Coming Up/Definitely/Dusty In Memphis/From Dusty With Love) (5CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 5 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Five classic albums from the great Dusty Springfield – all packaged together here in one hip set, with each CD in a tiny LP-styled cover with the original British artwork! First up is A Girl Called Dusty – classic Dusty Springfield from the mid 60s – tight, groovy, and very soulful! All cuts arranged by Ivor Raymonde – and titles include "Wishin & Hopin", "Mama Said", "You Don't Own Me", "Don't You Know", "When The Lovelight Starts Shining Through His Eyes", and "Anyone Who Had A Heart". Next is Everything's Coming Up Dusty – a sparkling set of early work from the great Dusty Springfield! Most of these gems were produced with a strong Brit pop soul sound by Johnny Franz, but a few of the extra cuts were handled by legendary soul producer Shelby Singleton in the US. Tracks include "If It Don't Work Out", "Won't Be Long", "Oh No! Not My Baby", "It Was Easier To Hurt Him", "Long After Tonight Is All Over", "That's How Heartaches Are Made", "I Had A Talk With My Man", "Packin' Up", and "Doodlin'". On Dusty Definitely, Dusty's working in some of the soulful styles used on her more famous hits of the late 60s – recording with arrangers that include Peter Knight, Keith Mansfield, and John Paul Jones, with production by John Franz, the studio genius who made Scott Walker's albums sparkle so much! Dusty's got a lot more sense of groove than Scott did though – and she makes the tunes crackle with energy and a mod unabashed sense of white girl soul! Titles include "Another Night", "Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone", "Mr Dream Merchant", "Second Time Around", 'Morning", "Who (Will Take My Place)", "I Only Wanna Laugh", and "Love Power". Dusty In Memphis is a landmark album for Dusty Springfield – one in which she more than proves her soul music talents, by taking a trip to Memphis, and recording in a sweet Atlantic soul mode! The album's handled by stellar talents all the way through – arrangements by Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin, production by those two and Jerry Wexler, backing vocals by The Sweet Inspirations, and studio work from the likes of Tommy Cogbill, Bobby Wood, Bobby Emmons, and other talents that were huge on the Memphis scene at the time. Titles include Dusty's famous reading of "Son Of A Preacher Man", plus "The Windmills Of Your Mind", "So Much Love", "Just A Little Lovin", "In The Land Of Make Believe", and "No Easy Way Down". From Dusty With Love is a pivotal album for Dusty – proof that she was keeping her soul fire burning strong! The set was recorded in Philadelphia with the young Gamble & Huff team, the brilliant songwriting/arranging/production powerhouse who'd recently catapulted Jerry Butler and others to great chart success. Dusty's rich range of vocal skills is a perfect match for Gamble & Huff – who work her beautiful voice with the same care they used on Jerry Butler, crafting a sublime batch of pop soul tunes that still sparkle with the same magic they had over 30 years ago! Titles include "Silly Silly Fool", "The Star Of My Show", "Let's Talk It Over", "Never Love Again", "Let's Get Together Soon", "A Brand New Me", "Joe", and "Lost". CD

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✨✧ VariousGolden Age Of American Rock 'n' Roll Volume 10 – Hot 100 Hits From 1954 to 1963 ... CD
Ace (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Includes 30 tracks by the Coasters, Roy Hamilton, Curtis Lee, Clyde McPhatter, Rusty York, the Royal Teens, Cleftones, Jerry Butler, Cues, Chuck Berry, others. CD

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✨✧ VariousLowrider Oldies Vol 3 – Crusin Chrome Series ... CD
Thump, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Features music by GQ, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Jr. Walker, the Chi-Lites, Billy Stewart, James Brown, Jerry Butler, the Temprees, Stylistics, and the Floaters. CD

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✨✧ VariousNorthern Soul Of Vee Jay – From The Vaults Of Vee Jay Records 1962 to 1966 ... CD
Vee Jay/Outta Sight (UK), Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Chicago soul, with plenty of groove – a sweet selection of smokers from the mighty Vee Jay Records, home to some of the best music coming out of the Windy City in the early 60s! Northern Soul is a style usually best associated with Detroit, but nearby Chicago had plenty of the same groove in their mix – as you'll hear on this killer collection of rare singles from Vee Jay – loads more great music than just some of the bigger hits you might know from the label. The track selection here is great – plenty of treasures we rarely see otherwise – and titles include "What" by Melinda Marx, "Just A Little Bit" by Jerry Butler, "Deeper" by The Rubies, "Gonna Take A Journey" by Barrett Strong, "In Your Heart" by The Dontells, "Too Hot To Hold" by Betty Everett, "I Love You Always" by The Rivingtons, "Don't Let Me Down" by Fred Hughes, "I Came Running" by Wade Flemmons, "Please Don't Go" by Yvonne Carroll, "Check Yourself" by Gene Chandler, "A Love Like Mine" by The Pips, and "Money In My Pocket" by Moss Tolbert. CD

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✨✧ VariousOne-Der-Ful Collection – M-Pac Records ... CD
One Der Ful/Secret Stash, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A stunning collection of rare Chicago soul – pulled from the M-Pac label, which was part of the One-Derful family of records – and packed with vintage singles and 10 previously unreleased tracks too! This series is fantastic – the first really deep look at the Chicago underground genius of Ernie Leaner – producer, distributor, studio owner, and all-around non-stop force in Windy City soul during the 60s – as you'll hear from the gems on this set! The work here languished slightly in the shadows of bigger labels – like Okeh, Brunswick, and Chess – but the quality is all top-shelf, with an especially great run of male singers, both as solo acts and as groups. And like other volumes in the series, the notes and historical details are great – almost worth the price of admission alone, as they really illuminate this lost slice of Chicago soul – and point out that there's lots more greatness to discover, when you move past Curtis Mayfield, Tyrone Davis, and Jerry Butler. Titles include "All Of My Life" by The Ringleaders, "New Girl" by The Accents, "Angel" by Benny Turner, "So Glad" by Willie Parker, "Damper Down" by Bobby Davis, "Bad Situation" by Harold Burrage, "Change Of Heart" by Andrew Tibbs, "Never In A Million Years" by Willie Parker, "Don't Try To Fool Me" by Stacy Johnson, "Lonely Man" by Big Daddy Simpson, "Hey Mister" by Dorothy Prince, "The Earth Worm (part 1)" by Maurice Dollison & The Turnkeys, and "Let's Start Over" by The Ringleaders. CD

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✨✧ VariousOnly The Strong Survive – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... CD
Koch, 1999/2000. Used ... Out Of Stock
Recent concert performances by Ann Peebles, Rufus Thomas, Wilson Pickett, Mary Wilson, the Chi-Lites, Isaac Hayes, Carla Thomas, and Jerry Butler. CD

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✨✧ VariousOut On The Floor Again – 28 Northern Floor Fillers ... CD
Goldmine (UK), Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Goldmine's second volume of "floor-filling" soul cuts, with a hard soul dancefloor groove. Loads of nice ones, including "Green Door" by Wyner K Frog, "Moody Woman" by Jerry Butler, "Picture Me Gone" by Madeline Bell, "I Spy (For The FBI)" by Jamo Thomas, "Love Love Love" by Bobby Hebb, "I Feel So Bad" by Jackie Edwards, "Waterfall" by Jimmy Cliff, "Potion Of Love" by The Ambers, "Never For Me" by The Millionaires, "Name It You Got It" by Mickey Moonshine, "Keep Saying (You Don't Love Nobody)", by Charles Wright, and lots more! CD

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✨✧ VariousPeople Get Ready – The Curtis Mayfield Songbook ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Curtis Mayfield is a hell of a singer – as most folks know from his work in the Impressions, and his later solo classics of the 70s – and he's also a hell of a songwriter too, one who was very generous with his magical material, right from the start! Back in the 60s, Curtis was sharing his songs with other up-and-coming soul singers on the Chicago scene – some of whom he was also producing in the studio, as well – and as the decade moved into the 70s, others were soon picking up Mayfield's tunes – both for their ability to deliver a personal message, and for the larger political agenda that was always in the music too! This really well-done collection brings together two dozen of Curtis' best songs, handled by other folks – mostly from the 60s and early 70s, but with a few surprises from later years too – all supported with a really great collection of notes and other information too. Titles include "Man's Temptation" by the Jackson 5, "Behind The Curtains" by Jan Bradley, "Rainbow (alt)" by Gene Chandler, "Monkey Time" by The Miracles, "I'm So Proud" by Main Ingredient, "Give Me Your Love" by Barbara Mason, "That's What Love Will Do" by The Gaylads, "Never Stop Loving Me" by Keni Burke, "I've Been Trying" by Jerry Butler, "Queen Majesty" by The Techniques, "It's All Over" by Walter Jackson, "Mama Didn't Lie" by The Orlons, "He Will Break Your Heart" by Freddie Scott, "People Get Ready" by Dionne Warwick, "Need To Belong" by Isaac Hayes, "Make Me Believe In You" by Patti Jo, "Let's Do It Again (single edit)" by The Staple Singers, "Look Into Your Heart (single edit)" by Aretha Franklin, and "The Makings Of You" by Gladys Knight & The Pips. CD

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✨✧ VariousRight On Time – Trojan Rock Steady (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Trojan/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), Late 60s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A really excellent collection of rocksteady work on Trojan Records – material that's much more expansive than some of the more hit-based sets of this type on the market – in a way that really draws a firm line between the roots of ska and the early days of reggae! There's a lot of tracks here that aren't easy to find otherwise, mixed with others from some of the key Jamaican singers of the moment – served up in two dozen tracks that include "Revival" by Leslie Butler & The Originals Orchestra, "Right On Time" by The Sensations, "She Said She Loves Me" by The Sealmates, "Can't See You" by Ken Boothe, "Reborn" by The Maytals, "Over Again" by Stranger & Gladdy, "Be Mine" by The Rulers, "One Scotch One Bourbon One Beer" by Alfred Brown, "Miss Anti Social" by Austin Fairchild & The Hippies, "Give Me That Love" by Nehmiah Reid, "The Shadow Of Your Smile" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, "You've Got Something" by Ewan & Jerry, and "So Nice Like Rice" by Charley Kelly. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSolid Gold Soul 1968 ... CD
Time Life, 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Marvin Gaye, Aretha Franklin, the Temptations, Sam & Dave, Barbara Acklin, Ottis Redding, the Impressions, Jerry Butler, Johnnie Taylor, the Dells, and more – 22 tracks total. CD

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✨✧ VariousSoulful Christmas ... LP
Mistletoe, 1960s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A nice little package on the Mistletoe imprint, a holiday wing of the 70s budget soul label Springboard. 10 nice numbers that'll inject a little soul into your holiday season, including "This Time Of The Year" and "All I Want For Christmas" by Brook Benton, "(It's Gonna Be) A Lonely Christmas" and "What Are You Doing New Year's Eve" by Sonny Til & The Orioles, "Winter Wonderland" and "Blue Christmas" by Patti LaBelle, "Merry Christmas Baby" and "Let's Make Every Day Christmas Day" by Charles Brown, and "Silent Night" and "O Holy Night" by Jerry Butler. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSoulful Christmas Vol 1 ... CD
Collectables, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Donny Hathaway, Jerry Butler, Otis Redding, Manhattans, Luther Vandross, The Emotions, Lou Rawls, Nancy Wilson, Baby Washington, Patti LaBelle And The Bluebells, and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousSweetest Feeling – A Van McCoy Songbook 1962 to 1973 ... CD
Kent (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet overview of the Van McCoy songbook from the early 60s to early 70s – and a stellar compilation from Ace Records – a label that's gone above and beyond in its efforts to shine a light on the songwriters and producers behind some of most moving songs of the era! The breadth ofMcCoy's talent is pretty amazing, all the more so given his huge disco era hit "The Hustle", a world away from the soaringly emotional soul songs he penned for top shelf singers like Betty Everett, Nina Simone, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Nancy Wilson, Donny Hathaway, Erma Franklin, Jerry Butler and more – many of the best of which are compiled here! 24 tracks in all: "I Got The Sweetest Feeling" by Erma Franklin, "Getting Mighty Crowded" by Betty Everett, "Baby I'm Yours" by Barbara Lewis, "Sotp And Get A Hold Of Myself" by Gladys Knight & The Pips, "So Soon" by Aretha Franklin, "Giving Up" by Donny Hathaway, "Nothing Worse Than Being Alone" by The Ad Libs, "I've Lost You" by Jackie Wilson and many more. CD

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✨✧ VariousWhatever You Want – Bob Crewe's 60s Soul Sounds ... CD
Ace/Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great lost legacy in soul music – a killer collection of work that was all put together by Bob Crewe in the New York studios of the mid 60s – a time when Crewe was maybe best known for his brilliant work with the Four Seasons, but still had time to work with a whole host of other acts as well! Like his famous proteges, Bob also had a really strong appreciation for soul music – and here, he turns his stunning ear for studio perfection to a whole host of different artists on tracks that were issued on a variety of different labels – the kind of special magic that made Crewe's presence known to those who were paying attention to producer credits on 45rpm singles back in the day! The selection of cuts is as wonderful as the artists who recorded them – presented with detailed notes and great sound that go way past any of the bootlegs that have explored this territory in previous years – with a whopping 24 tracks in all, titles that include "Long Time No See" by Tracey Dey, "Count On That" by Shirley Matthews & The Big Town Girls, "Time Marches On" by Lainie Hill, "Sayin Something" by Dey & Knight, "Sock It To Me Baby" by James Carr, "3 Minutes Heavy" by The Time Keepers, "Everything Under The Sun" by Walter Jackson, "Deep Dark Secret" by Dee Dee Sharp, "Whatever You Want" by Jerry Butler, "An Angel Cried" by Hal Miller & The Rays, "My Own Two Feet" by Kenny Lynch, "Hurt Yourself" by Frankie Valli, "Stranger In My Arms" by Lynne Randell, and "I'm Going Out" by Kiki Dee. CD
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✨✧ Walter JacksonSpeak Her Name ... LP
Okeh, 1967. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Unbelievably beautiful work – and possibly the greatest album ever from the mighty Walter Jackson! Jackson was one of the best singers to come out of the Chicago soul scene of the 60s, and his Okeh recordings are a perfect example of the city's sophisticated approach to Iceman soul – as perfected by Walter, Jerry Butler, and (later) Garland Green. The arrangements are by Riley Hampton, and they have a cold fragile beauty that lingers somewhere between a Scott Walker album and Riley's earlier work with Lorez Alexandria – and the no-filler selection of songs is one of Jackson's best ever– a range of work that really show his deep talents, and his maturing approach to a tune – proud, powerful, and a new level of adult sophistication in soul. Titles include the amazing title cut "Speak Her Name" – plus "Corner In The Sun", "My One Chance To Make It", "It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom", and "Not You". Fantastic stuff, and one of the most powerful soul records we can think of! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MystiqueMystique ... LP
Curtom, 1977. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Sweet Chicago soul from the mid 70s – the one and only album from Mystique, one of the more mysterious groups on the Curtom label at the time! Former Impressions singer Ralph Johnson heads up this Chicago soul quartet from the 70's, and the album shares the production talents of Jerry Butler, Bunny Sigler, Rich Tufo, Lowrell Simon, and Eugene McDaniels – all very hip talents that help the record really rise above the pack! The sound is a mix of mid 70's Curtom funk and Chicago soul vocal stylings, with a good groove on most of the cuts – and titles include"If You're In Need", "Is It Really You", "Keep On Playing the Music", "Fill You Up", and "All Of My Life". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Stormy Weather & FriendsStreet Carols ... CD
Street gold, 1992. Used ... Out Of Stock
15 Songs from Stormy Weather, Jerry Butler, the Spaniels, Ronnie Spector, the Chi-Lites, 11th Avenue, Daddy G, and David Sommerville. CD

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✨✧ VariousOldies But Goodies Vol 7 ... LP
Original Sound, 1960s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Includes selections by Jimmy Jones, Tommy Edwards, Dion, The Champs, Gary US Bonds, Mark Dinning, Ritchie Valens, Barbara George, The Chimes, The Paris Sisters, B Bumble and The Stingers, and Jerry Butler. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousRhythm & Blues 1960 ... CD
Time Life, 1960. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Jerry Butler, the Drifters, Sugar Pie DeSanto, Jimmy Jones, Marv Johnson, Buster Brown, Bobby Bland, Etta James, Jackie Wilson, Jessie Hill, Joe Jones, Gary US Bonds, the Olympics, and more - 22 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ VariousRhythm & Blues Christmas ... CD
Matrix, 1950s/1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Johnny Adams, Brook Benton, the Drifters, Charles Brown, Jerry Butler, and Patti LaBelle. CD

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✨✧ VariousSoulful Christmas From Collectables ... CD
Collectables, 1960s/1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Donny Hathaway, Jerry Butler, Otis Redding, Manhattans, Luther Vandross, The Emotions, Lou Rawls, Nancy Wilson, Baby Washington, Patti LaBelle And The Bluebells, and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousTop Hits Of The Sixties – Groovy Hits ... CD
Collectables, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from Lesley Gore, Lou Christie, The Temptations, Louis Armstrong, Ruby And The Romantics, Brook Benton, Tommy Roe, The Contours, Clarence "Frogman" Henry, Lonnie Donegan, Gladys Knight And The Pips, David Rose, Mary Wells, Jerry Butler, and more. CD
 
 
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