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Maurice MooreEverything That Shines Ain't Gold (parts 1 & 2, Floating Points edit) ... 12-inch
Melodies International (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99 12.98
A totally great little cut from Ohio underground soul singer Maurice Moore – a groove that's got this riffing guitar that keeps the whole thing moving – while warmer keyboards flow through the sound, and Maurice has all these cool, groovy inflections on his vocals – delivering the message-oriented lyric with a very special vibe! The edit is shorter, but maybe even groovier – and the guitar is up even more strongly in the mix! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Comes with a copy of the Melodies International zine!)

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Bobby Wright (Abu Talib)Blood Of An American/Everyone Should Have His Day (with zine) ... 7-inch
Melodies International, Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... $11.99
Two beautiful tunes from Bobby Wright, both recorded in the mid 70s with a subtle righteous power that's taken many years for the rest of the world to fully appreciate! "Blood Of An American" is a slow-moving track that mostly features the lead vocals over slow-drifting guitar – presenting a message that's as poetic as it is political – almost in Terry Callier territory, but even more intimate. "Everyone Should Have Its Day" follows in a very similar style – uplifting, but blue-tinged too – and this limited reissue single comes with a 16 page zine that features lots of information on Wright and his later years as Abu Talib. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Comes with a 16 page Melodies International zine!)

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✨✧ Yaron GershovskyDisco Baby (orig, Floating Points & Red Greg edit) ... 7-inch
Melodies International (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sweet disco baby from Yaron Gershovsky – but a track that's also got plenty of funk in the mix too – from the tight horns on the top, all the way down to the bassline that keeps the whole thing moving throughout! The track's got these tight changes that are almost jazzy in inflection – and horns burst out next to cascading keyboard bits – with a sharpness that only gets stronger on the flipside edit! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Jack JacobsI Believe It's Alright (vocal, extended) (with bonus zine) ... 7-inch
Melodies International (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A rare bit of blue-eyed soul from the Philly scene of the 70s – tight and funky, with this romping bassline that really drives the whole thing along – as Jack Jacobs croons out a meaningful lead that's got a strong Free Soul vibe! The tune's got this warmly funky quality that's great – with riffing guitar and rising piano lines along with the bass – and Jacobs draws on the earnestness of his earlier group soul work to really make the tune sparkle! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited edition – with bonus 16 page Melozine magazine, with pages of information on Jack – and an article on Zeriiya Zekkariyas, aka Linda Womack!)

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✨✧ Le StimTribute To Muhammad Ali (We Crown The King) (short, long) ... 12-inch
Melodies International (UK), 1980. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Out Of Stock
A fantastic tribute to Muhammad Ali – one that's maybe a bit more disco than the Champ would have used in the ring, but which has all his same sense of bravado! The rhythm is great enough on its own – pumping things up with fast-riffing guitar, rolling bass, keyboard waves, and horn blasts – all of which get plenty of space for solo activity on the long version, which runs for over 9 minutes! The lyrics are great, too – a mighty tribute to the man himself. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Shahid WheelerJust One Dance Before You Go (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Melodies International (UK), Late 70s. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Out Of Stock
A fast-stepping groover with a mighty warm sound – the kind of cut that moves quickly enough for the dancefloor, but also has the richness of a mellower song – thanks to just the right sort of arrangements! Shahid Wheeler has this heartbreaking falsetto that's an unusual mix for the groove – but which also helps to further the sense of personality in the track – and the instrumental mix on the flipside lets you hear all the great interplay between the musicians in the group! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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