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Tony ScottTony Scott In Africa/Mayibue Afrika Uhuuru ... LP
Promo Sound/Life Goes On (Italy), 1957/1970. New Copy 2LP ... $31.99
Really incredible music from reedman Tony Scott – a player who started out as a straight jazz clarinetist in the postwar years, but quickly got interested in a range of global sounds in the 60s – as you'll hear in this wonderful set of recordings with African musicians! The bulk of the set has Scott recording in 1970 with the Senegal Tribal Group – in a lineup that mixes trumpet, flute, percussion, and other instrumentation with his own reed lines on clarinet – an instrument used here in a completely different way than familiar jazz – much more as some exotic reed instrument from below the equator, with raw sounds that mix perfectly with the earthy rhythms on the long tracks! Two more numbers here were recorded in Johannesburg in 1957 – as Scott works with the Penny Whistle Serenaders, and again transforms his reed sounds in a very different way – amongst rhythm from guitar and percussion. The whole thing is great – a really revelatory look at a near-lost side of Scott's career – with titles that include "Calling The Gods", "Freedom Day", "Rain Prayer", "Zulu Walk", "Witch Doctor", and "Mayibue Africa Uhuru". LP, Vinyl record album
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C+C Music FactoryI'll Always Be Around (c+c house mix, ministry of sound house mix, out da ghetto mix part 1, hip hop club, jeep mix/album mix) ... 12-inch
MCA, 1995. Near Mint- 2x12" ... $1.99
Features ASK ME and Vic Black. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an MCA sleeve.)

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4-Ever FreshI Got A Good Thang(voc,acapella,dub)/ Urban Sound Surgeon(voc,acapella,inst) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1988. Near Mint- Promo ... $6.99
Production using Meters and James Brown samples. With the loud, almost shouting, style of rapping that was common back then. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered Tommy Boy sleeve.)

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Jackie GleasonSampler Full Of Gleason Sounds From The Sound Capitol Of The World ... LP
Capitol, 1963. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label promo. Cover has yellowed tape remnants at the spine, some splitting in the bottom seam, and notes in pen in back.)

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Steve LawrenceSteve Lawrence Sound ... LP
United Artists, 1960. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Great solo work from Steve Lawrence – a singer with a hell of a voice on his own! Don Costa arranged – and titles include "Let's Face The Music & Dance", "Begin The Beguine", "Night & Day", "What Is This Thing Called Love", and "Frenesi". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original white label mono promo, with deep groove. Cover has a spot of tape on the spine and a name in pen.)

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Lost In SoundStubborn Kind Of Fellow/You Can Destroy My Mind ... 7-inch
Showcase, 1966. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo copy. Labels have light wear.)

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Pavlov's DogAt The Sound Of The Bell ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has edge wear, surface wear, and a promo stamp.)

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Shabba RanksRam Dancehall (ghetto, instrumental, acapella)/Original Woman (selector's, sound, acapella) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1994. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Valentine BrothersSound Of Music (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Source, 1978. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Ok, sure it's the theme to the big hit musical – but it's completely re-done here by the great Valentine Brothers, one of the best new modern soul acts of the late 70s. Richard Evans put the whole thing together, and he gives the cut a nice soulful sound, and enough of a different feel from the original that you can actually stand the lyrics! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in an MCA sleeve.)

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Jason AdasiewiczFrom The Region ... CD
Delmark, 2014. Used ... $7.99
Amazing work from one of the greatest jazz musicians working today – vibist Jason Adasiewicz, a player with a sound that's unlike anyone else we can think of! It's been years since we've been this excited about anyone on the vibes – and Adasiewicz not only returns the instrument to the prominence in avant jazz that it had during Bobby Hutcherson's "new thing" years, but also pushes the instrument forward in this incredible flurry of tones, sounds, and timings! And while these qualities have always been showcased in all of his albums as a leader – and his great dates with other players too – they really come to the forefront in this sublime trio session – a date that only features Jason on vibes, Mike Reed on drums, and Ingebrigt Haker Flaten on bass. The trio are incredible throughout – and the record's a modern jazz treasure that you could easily stack next to your most forward-thinking classics on ESP, MPS, or even Blue Note in the mid 60s. Titles include "Two Comes One", "Mae Flowers", "Classic Route", "Leeza", "I Forgot The Words", and "Cubane". CD
(Burned CD-R promo. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Baby BrotherBaby Brother ... LP
Cotillion, 1981. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great little album from Baby Brother – a group who share a name with a famous funky track by War, but who come on here with a completely different sound altogether! The group are a funk ensemble at the core, but they have this really special way of weaving their instruments together – sharply criss-crossing things with almost effortless ease – which often seems to lead to lots of vocal interplay, too – but all without hitting you over the head without any sort of pyrotechnics. The approach is a bit like the great way that 80s funk groups distilled down the P-Funk mode to a leaner, cleaner sound – but unlike the Ohio or LA groups, this set was produced down in Muscle Shoals by Rick Hall – who does a mighty nice job! Titles include "You Make My Warm Spot Hot", "Movin Music", "How Do You Like Your Love", "Saturday Night (And I'm Boogie Bound)", "Funky Situation", "(Hang On) I'm Coming For You", "Bad Thing", "All Night's Alright", "You've Got Me Wanting You", and "You Asked For it (You Got It)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Polly BergenAll Alone By The Telephone ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Very Good ... $2.99
A bittersweet set of vocals from Polly Bergen – recorded with a sound that really fits her sad-eyed look on the cover! Although Bergen's voice is sometimes confident and full, it's nicely restrained here – often somewhat dark-toned and moody – in ways that remind us of Morgana King, especially in the way that Polly holds back at just the right moments – keeping things mature by never getting too overly emotive. There's a nice sense of depth to the record that goes way beyond simple pop singing – and Luther Henderson's arrangements further help color the sound of the set – by giving it a sense of unity that almost reminds us of some of Sinatra's best blue-toned late 50s albums for Capitol. Titles include "By Myself", "When The Wind Was Green", "All Alone", "Glad To Be Unhappy", "Too Late Now", "He Didn't Call", and "Not Like Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye promo with deep groove. Labels have some pen and small stickers. Cover has some wear and aging, half split bottom seam, and some aged tape remnants.)

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J BlackfootU Turn ... LP
Edge, Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A mix of styles that has his roots in the Memphis scene getting a bit of an 80s production touch, sometimes a bit too tinny to sound great, and others rolling into more comfortable territory with a warmer feel. Homer Banks wrote and produced most of the record – and titles include "Sunshine Lady", "U Turn", "Warning", "Bad Weather", and "Friendship". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner, and a small peel spot.)

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✨✧ BlondieEat To The Beat ... LP
Chrysalis, 1979. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Blondie had a lot to live up to after Parallel Lines, but they pulled it off here – Eat To The Beat is another classic! Downtown cool, a strong sense of pop history and tight production by Mike Chapman make for a really distinct sound on this one. Standouts include the excellent opener "Dreaming" (one of the finest Harry/Stein songs ever, if you ask us), the punky title track, "Union City Blue" and "Accidents Never Happen", and while Blondie albums are by nature hit-and-miss given the fearless mish-mash of styles they always brought in, the whole thing is pretty great! Other tracks include "Shayla", "Die Young Stay Pretty" and "Living In The Real World". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Robert BrookinsIn The Night ... LP
MCA, 1986. Very Good+ ... $2.99
The debut album from Robert Brookins – an artist who first made waves in the group Afterbach, and who also had close ties to the Earth Wind & Fire galaxy in the 80s! This set's got a tightness that definitely belies Robert's years working in the studio for other artists – but the sound is bold enough to be his own, too – confident, yet casual male vocals served up in a prime 80s mode – almost crossover at points, thanks to the production, yet hip enough overall to keep things interesting – especially on some of the mellower, more laidback numbers! Titles include "Our Lives", "If You Only Knew", "You Got Me Runnin", "Sensuality", "Be My Weakness", "Are You Bad Enough", and "In The Night", a duet with Stephanie Mills. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a hype sticker and promo stamp.)

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Brothers JohnsonLight Up The Night ... LP
A&M, 1980. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
More hit magic from the Brothers Johnson – still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and virtually setting up the blueprint for jazzy soul in the 80s! Backings are by an all-star team, and Rod Temperton's helping out Quincy with arrangements – going for that snapping groove approach he worked to best effect with Heatwave. The sound is tight, but never too slick – and The Brothers keep a nice funky undercurrent on the bottom of most tracks. Titles include "Smilin On Ya", "You Make Me Wanna Wiggle", "Light Up The Night", "Stomp", "This Had To Be", and "Closer To The One You Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in pen and a promo stamp. Labels have initials in pen.)

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James BrownRevolution Of The Mind ... LP
Polydor, 1971. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $49.99
An amazing double-live album that's to concert records what James Brown's Payback was to the sound of studio funk! Like that classic, this is a double-length 2LP set that really has James and the JBs stretching out and doing their thing – working here in a setting that's supposed to be the "part 3" to the famous Live At The Apollo albums – but with a vibe that really shows the different spirit of the Godfather in the 70s! The JBs are wonderful – really showing their chops here, in a way that maybe even blows the tightness of the previous James Brown Band to pieces – as the long tracks allow for plenty of solos, rhythm changes, and monstrous moments of soul from James. Brown also opens up with some cool bad-rapping moments, too – and titles include "It's A New Day So Let A Man Come In & Do The Popcorn", "Get Up Get Into It Get Involved", "Super Bad", "Sex Machine", "Escape-Ism", "Make It Funky", "Hot Pants", "Soul Power", and "Give It Up Or Turn It Loose". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo! Cover has a promo sticker with a small portion missing and the side seams split about halfway.)

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✨✧ BT Express1980 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Roadshow/Octave (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest albums ever from BT Express – tighter, smoother, and classier than the group's early funky disco sessions – and with a cosmic sound that shows them really growing at the time! The sound here steps off from both the group's own horn-heavy disco sides of the 70s, and from the more righteous ensemble funk work of the Earth Wind & Fire generation – and there's also a nice undercurrent of the snapping midtempo rhythms that would show up even later in the early 80s indie club scene. Funk is still very much a part of the BT Express sound – and even when coming together like an all-pro outfit, the group are still hitting hard on the rhythms and well-crafted guitar parts. A wonderful record throughout – the kind of late session that could easily be overlooked, but which represents some of the group's best work! Titles include "Takin' Off", "Does It Feel Good", "Closer", "Better Late Than Never", and "Have Some Fun". CD features lots of bonus tracks – including "Midnight Beat", "Let Me Be The One", "Does It Feel Good (orig promo 12" version)", "Give Up The Funk (original single)", "Have Some Fun (original single version)", and "Better Late Than Never (original single version)". CD

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Gary Burton TrioNew Vibe Man In Town ... LP
RCA, 1961. Near Mint- ... $29.99
The first-ever album from vibist Gary Burton – a very young player at the time of recording, but one who's definitely worth the "new vibe man" promised in the title! The style here is maybe a bit more conventionally swinging than some of Burton's records from later years – a trio setting with Gene Cherico on bass and the great Joe Morello on drums – but both rhythm players are already pretty hip with their timings, and really push Burton into spacious, chromatic territory that's completely sublime – a sound that already marks the musician as really bringing something fresh to his instrument. Titles include "Joy Spring", "Over The Rainbow", "Like Someone In Love", "Minor Blues", "Out Waltz", "So Many Things", "Sir John", and "You Stepped Out Of A Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a promo ink stamp in back.)

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Terry CallierTurn You To Love ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Our favorite Elektra album by Terry – different than his earlier work for Cadet, with a smoother jazz-based style of backing. The change works surprisingly well for Terry, pushing him into a new sound that still preserves his honest soulful vocals. The album includes nice remakes of "Ordinary Joe" and "Occasional Rain", both from his days on Cadet, plus the great track "Turn You To Love". Also includes a groovy cover of Steely Dan's "Do It Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Vinyl has just a few light sleeve marks. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Mel CarterHold Me,Thrill Me, Kiss Me ... LP
Imperial, 1965. Very Good ... $11.99
Imperial LP built around Mel Carter's big 60's pop soul hit "Hold Me, Thrill Me, Kiss Me", with some arrangements by Nick De Caro, and a good LA 60's studio soul sound. Gene Page and HB Barnum did the arrangements on the other cuts, so you can guess how the groove's going to sound. Tracks include "Funny World", "Richest Man Alive", "What's On Your Mind", and "I Just Can't Imagine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo pressing. Cover has light surface wear, heavy aging on the back and some seam splitting.)

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Jimmy Castor BunchMaximum Stimulation ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Near Mint- ... $11.99
It's the late 70s, so you know things are beginning to wind down a bit for Jimmy Castor, but even though this doesn't pack the same funky punch as It's Just Begun, it's still a solid effort, if a bit polished for our taste. As the title implies, it's full-on funk from the get go, with the bass heavy sound that was predominant at the time, cuts like "E Man Par-tay", "Maximum Stimulation", and "Mind Power" shooting straight for the funk mode, the nice Latiny number "The Return Of Leroy (parts 1 & 2)" and the disco-y "TR7". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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CJ & CoDeadeye Dick ... LP
Westbound, 1978. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Funky disco work from CJ & Co – one of those groups that really seemed to make the best transition from the earlier Westbound years into the storming disco sound of the later 70s! The group's working here under key production from Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey – storming to the top of the Theodore groove with a tight weave of funky guitars, soaring keys, and sweeping strings. Tracks are all long, and titles include "Big City Sidewalk", "Deadeye Dick", "Burning Drums Of Fire", "You're Still The Sweetest Thing In My Life", and "Hear Say". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, large letters in marker on both sides, and some notes in pen in back. Labels have some marker.)

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John Coates JrPocono Friends Encore ... LP
Omni Sound, 1980. Very Good+ ... $2.99
With Urbie Green on trombone, Phil Woods on alto, Harry Leahey on guitar, Steve Gilmore on bass, and George Young on soprano. LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo stamp on back, radio station sticker on front.)

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Johnnie DankworthSophisticated Johnnie Dankworth ... LP
Fontana, 1960s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Nice little bit of Brit easy jazziness. Features a few Dankworth originals, plus versions of "African Waltz", "Skyliner", and "Ja Da". Recorded in "complex multi-track stereo" to get that "Living Presence Stereo" sound! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has some wear and aging, a split top seam held with clear tape, center split in the bottom seam, a small sticker spot and bit of pen in front, and some marker and ink stamp in back.)

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Miles DavisDecoy ... LP
Columbia, 1984. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
The decoy here might be in the rhythms, which are often electric, but still played live – handled by Robert Irving III on many tracks, with a cool 80s fusion sound that's mighty nice! The style of the album's a nice change from the Miles groove of the 70s – a bit leaner, with almost a Weather Report influence at times, but far less jamming – and still prone to the darker tones that always make Davis' music of these later years surprisingly good. Al Foster handles acoustic drums on some tracks, and other players include Bill Evans on soprano sax and Mino Cinelu on percussion – on titles that include "Decoy", "Robot 415", "Code MD", "Freaky Deaky", "What It Is", "That's Right", and "That's What Happened". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and is a great copy!)

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Detroit EmeraldsFeel The Need ... LP
Westbound, 1977. Very Good ... $7.99
An excellent bit of modern soul from The Detroit Emeralds – one of the few older Westbound groups who successfully made the transition to the label's smoother sound of the mid 70s! The feel here is really great – smooth, slinky, and seductive grooves – often done in a midtempo way that still lets the group's harmonies come through nicely. Titles include the monster groover "Set It Out", which has a killer hook, and a tasty midtempo groove that's about the best thing you'll hear from Westbound after 1976! Other titles include "Take It Or Leave Me", "Sexy Ways", "Love For You", and "Love Has Come To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, a promo/index sticker remnant, notes in pen, and some wear.)

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Al Di MeolaLand Of The Midnight Sun ... LP
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A real 70s standout from guitarist Al Di Meola – and that's saying a lot, given the strength of most of his albums from the decade! The record's one that broke Al's talents out to so many different groups – yet never in a way that waters down his sound, nor dims his genius for a solo. Al plays a host of guitars – electric, and both six and 12 string acoustic – the latter of which are especially beautiful, and handled in a balance between European virtuoso modes, and some of the more rhythmic elements of the American fusion scene. Speaking of fusion, the other players on the date really help set the tone – Chick Corea on keyboards and piano, Barry Miles on Fender Rhodes and mini-moog, Stanley Clarke on bass, and both Steve Gadd and Lenny White on drums – each setting a different pace when they appear. Titles include "The Wizard", "Suite Golden Dawn", "Short Tales Of The Black Forest", and "Land Of The Midnight Sun". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label test pressing from the Pitman plant, in a plain white cover with promo stamp, and wrap-around cover sheet loosely attached and taped at the bottom.)

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Bob DylanDesire ... LP
Columbia, 1975. Near Mint- ... $39.99
Titles include "Hurricane", "Isis", "Joey", "Romance In Durango", "Sara", and "One More Cup Of Coffee". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, with foil Stereo stickers on the labels. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small sticker at the bottom right corner and a Sound Purchase sticker in back.)

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Fresh GordonFeelin' James (long, short)/I Believe In Music (voc) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1987. Very Good ... $3.99
"Feelin' James" is a mostly instrumental track with lots of James Brown and Bobby Byrd vocal samples cut in, the flip, "I Believe In Music" has that early Stetsasonic sound. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Tommy sleeve.)

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Gary's GangKeep On Dancin' ... LP
SAM/Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A clubby classic from the enigmatic Gary's Gang – a group who scored a big disco hit with the title track of this album, a unique groove that features some weird keyboard and synth touches – alongside some surprisingly great percussion at the bottom! The group effortlessly mix electric and acoustic elements, all with a vibrancy that allows both elements to flourish strongly at the same time – creating a playful interplay that really makes their music sound unique compared to some of their disco contemporaries! Titles include "Showtime", "Party Tonight", "Do It At The Disco", "Let's Lovedance Tonight", "Keep On Dancin", and "You'll Always Be My Everything". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a tracklist sticker with some marker, light wear, and a promo stamp. Label has initials in marker.)

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Gloria GaynorThis Love Affair EP ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Promo only EP containing 4 songs from the Park Avenue Sound album. Includes "This Love Affair", "Everytime You Make Love To Me", "You're All I Need To Get By", and "Part Time Love (Is A Full Time Job)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging and large letters in marker on front and back. Labels have some marker.)

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GQDisco Nights (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
Not just disco nights, but some great mellow moments too – a wonderfully well-rounded classic from this great quartet – as tight and groovy as it is cool and classy! By the time of this debut, the group had already had plenty of 70s soul experience as The Rhythm Makers – a previous name for the lineup, and a combo with a great reputation for dancefloor grooves that were tight, but never too uptight – kind of the best funky soul styles of the time! This album definitely continues that tradition, with a sound that's leaner than most mainstream disco of the time – and really well put-together, in a way that also has them slowing down to hit some great ballads and mellower steppers too. The album features the massive disco title cut – "Disco Nights" – and a beautiful reworking of Billy Stewart's classic "I Do Love You" – with a sound that's faithful to the original, but a sweet stepping groove that's made it a favorite for years! Other cuts include "Boogie Oogie Oogie", "Spirit", "Make My Dreams A Reality", "It's Your Love", "I Do Love You", and "Wonderful". CD features 7 bonus tracks – "Boogie Oogie Oogie (12" disco version)", "Disco Nights (12" disco version)", "Disco Nights (single remix)", "Make My Dreams A Reality (single version)", "Make My Dreams A Reality (12" promo version)", "Boogie Oogie Oogie (12" promo version)", and "I Do Love You (single version)". CD

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Larry Graham & Graham Central StationMy Radio Sure Sounds Good To Me ... LP
Warner, 1978. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Larry Graham's opening his sound up a fair bit for this one – bringing in a bit more of a rock influence than before, and letting the guitars fly all over the tunes! The style's one that's almost got a bit of a pre-Prince influence – more tightly poppy in the construction of the soul, and with a good crossover sound that might have earned Graham some of the "radio" in the title. Tracks include the tightly stepping groover "Is It Love", which has a great west coast slow funk approach, the P-Funky "Are You Happy", and the jazzy "Turn It Out", which has some particularly nice bass work. Other tracks include "Pow", "Boogie Witcha Baby", and "Mr Friend". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some edge wear, a promo stamp, a small sticker spot and a lightly bent corner.)

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Group 87Group 87 ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- ... $7.99
The only album ever recorded by Group 87 – a talented trio who were maybe a few years ahead of their time! Although a fusion record at the core, the sound here is often melodic in a catchy instrumental way that reminds us a bit of some of the more interesting Japanese pop instrumentals of the time – or maybe with some of the currents that would show up in overseas vocal recordings a few years later. Given that the set's instrumental, it's definitely more jazz than not – but there's also less focus on the solos than the combined sound of the lineup – which includes a young Mark Isham with Peter Maunu and Patrick O'Hearn. Titles include "Sublime Feline", "The Bedouin", "While The City Sleeps", "Moving Sidewalks", and "Hall Of Glass". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Gunchback Boogie BandFunn (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Prelude, 1982. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A sweet lost piece of 80s groove, on the Prelude label, but without the disco sound that was their trademark – a midtempo groover with a fat synthesized bassline rolling along underneath. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo, in a Prelude sleeve, with some wear. Labels have letters in marker.)

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Frank Hooker & Positive PeopleFrank Hooker & Positive People ... LP
Panorama, 1980. Very Good ... $2.99
Frank Hooker and his Positive People get some great arrangements here from Norman Harris – who really helps the group find their groove, and give them a lot more polish than you might expect! Frank's vocals are a bit everyday at points – but that's also part of the charm of the record, and a great example of the way that Harris could make just about anyone sound good. Titles include "Like Sister & Brother", "Devotion", "I Wanna Know Your Name", and "This Feeling". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, a promo stamp and a small sticker spot.)

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Independent MovementSlippin' Away ... LP
Polydor, 1978. Very Good+ ... $13.99
An excellent set of 70s soul – served up by a morphed version of Chicago's Independents, and produced to perfection by the mighty Tom Tom Washington! The set's got a warm jazzy finish that's a wonderful surprise – one that bubbles along with the album's uptempo grooves and sweet midtempo cuts – and which brings a new level of modern soul maturity to a group who had their roots in an older style of 70s group soul. There's mixed male and female vocals on the set, swirling together in the kind of harmonies we love on the best records from the time by Side Effect or Creative Source – and the record's got a depth of soul that's really wonderful, one that lets the harmonies come through as they would on a rougher, earlier indie soul release – but which sound even better here thanks to the tightness of the arrangements and production! The set Includes the single "Slippin' Away", plus the tracks "Wall To Wall Happiness", "I Wanna Try", "One In A Million", "Sweet Memories", and "Let's Talk It Over". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp and some edge and spine wear.)

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Inner CircleEverything Is Great ... LP
Island, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Smooth soulful reggae, from one of the few groups to successfully span both the commercial and hardcore roots worlds. The last set cut before Jacob Miller's untimely death and his final proper recording with the band, this album works the crisp and clean approach that a great deal of the reggae issued under Chris Blackwell carried, and pulls it off well. The disco and soul influences never sound forced, and the groups tight sense of dynamics holds up better than some of the more raw reggae acts under the shiny, polished production. 8 numbers in all, including the cuts "Music Machine", "Mary Mary", "Roots Rock Symphony", "Everything Is Great", "Playing It", "We A Rockers", "I've Learned My Lesson", and "Stop Breaking My Heart". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Bob James & Earl KlughOne On One ... LP
CTI, 1979. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A mellow mainstream fusion classic from the 70s – one that paired the gentle guitar of Earl Klugh with the sweet keyboards of Bob James – in a set that's filled with plenty of warm and laidback touches! The mode here takes off some of the darker edges from James' earlier sound, and softens it nicely with Klugh's colorful approach to the guitar – a slightly tropical mode at times, and one that dances breezily along with help from Ralph MacDonald, Ron Carter, Harvey Mason, and Gary King. Titles include the lovely "Mallorca", plus "I'll Never See You Smile Again", "Kari", "The Afterglow", "Love Lips", and "Winding River". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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Maurice JarreBehold A Pale Horse ... LP
Colpix, 1964. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A spare and dramatic score for this film that starred Gregory Peck, Anthony Quinn, and Omar Sharif – penned by Maurice Jarre with some slight Spanish touches, to fit the setting of the narrative! Light guitar is used on many numbers – but with a very high-register sort of sound that almost feels like harpsichord at moments – and other tracks feature an isolated flute snaking along the tunes slowly, carving out some nice moods and colors with a fair bit of subtlety. Orchestrations are relatively subdued throughout – and for the time, the music is wonderfully understated – especially for Jarre! Titles include "Manuel In San Martin", "Paco Leaving Spain", "Spanish Street", "Manuel Studies Map", and "Father Francisco In Hospital". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo. Cover has light wear and aging, a sticker spot in front, and a half split spine.)

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Antonio Carlos JobimLove, Strings, & Jobim ... LP
Warner, 1966. Very Good+ ... $14.99
All the elements that make the music of Antonio Carlos Jobim so wonderful – summed up perfectly in the title of this American session from the 60s! The sounds are full of the gentle love that Jobim always brought to his writing and performance – a sense of space and style that really set him apart from so many other composers of the time – all given just the right sort of string charts from arrangers Gaya and Dedoato, whose work here echoes the space of the leader – so that things are far from the soppy use of strings on American instrumental records of the time. Other Brazilian talents are on hand to ensure that the sound is perfect – including Baden Powell and Marcos Valle on guitar, Luiz Eca on piano, and Oscar Castro Neves as well – on titles that include darkly sophisticated versions of bossa classics like "Preciso Aprender A Ser So", "Berimbau", "Samba Torto", "Chuva", and "Imagem". Nice stuff, and with a lot more bite than the "love and strings" title might imply! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo. Cover has some wear and aging and a name in marker- labels too.)

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✨✧ Antonio Carlos JobimTide ... LP
A&M, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $59.99
An incredible record – from the first off-key note to the last! The album's filled with some wonderfully moody LA studio sounds, arranged by Deodato, and a has a great swirling mix of sound that weaves around Jobim's lofty guitar and piano beautifully – complex, but still with the airy sense of space that Antonio Carlos first brought to his music in the 60s. From the very first note, you can feel the strange magic of Jobim and Deodato at work – as the album appears to be smooth and mellow, yet has a strangely unsettling undertone that keeps us coming back after all these years! Tracks include "Tema Jazz", "Carinhoso", "Rockanalia", and a nice remake of "Girl From Ipanema". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a cutout hole and a small sticker spot.)

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Quincy JonesDollar ($) ... LP
Reprise, 1972. Very Good+ ... $19.99
One of Quincy Jones' best soundtracks of the 70s – a massively funky record that's full of the kind of hip electric grooves you always look for on some of his other albums, but don't always find in such strong supply! The lineup here is great – wicked guitar lines from Arthur Adams and David T Walker, keyboards from Clare Fischer, and heavy drums from the great Paul Humphrey – and the whole thing follows nicely in a "Hicky Burr" sort of mode – with some especially nice Fender Rhodes moments in the mix! There's a few more complicated cuts that really round out the sound wonderfully – and the whole thing has had a heck of a lot more staying power than the film! Heck, even the appearance of Little Richard on vocals at a few points sounds surprisingly great – and titles include the classic sample cut "Snow Creatures", which has an amazing intro and a very dark mood – next to other cuts that include "Passin The Buck", "Rubber Ducky", "Money Is", "Do It Do It", and "Money Runner". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Dollar ($) (green vinyl pressing) ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ Kay-GeesBurn Me Up (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Octave (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99 About February 1, 2022
An excellent groover from the Kay-Gees – one of the few groups who could move from a funk sound into disco without losing their integrity! The tracks are long and spacey here – grooving with some nice Patrick Adams touches that include moogy keys slipping in and out the fast funk rhythms of the group. In fact, it's the Adams touches that really make the set – because the keyboards are an element fo the album that we've really fallen in love with, and they stand out here at a level that rivals some of the best P&P work of the time! Titles include "Burn Me Up", "Latican Funk", "Sing A Happy Song", "Heavenly Dream", "The Rhythm Is Hot", and "You Can Be A Star". CD features two bonus tracks – "Burn Me Up (original promo 12" edit)" and "Burn Me Up (original single)". CD

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Kid Creole & The CoconutsIn Praise Of Older Women & Other Crimes ... LP
Sire, 1985. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Later work by the one-and-only Kid Creole & The Coconuts – past his prime, but armed with the silly, and still very enjoyable hit "Endicott" – and other nice moments! The sound is cleaner and more streamlined by this point, namely the mid 80s – but the lively horns, vibes, and occasionally stomping percussion make it through. As you can tell from the title, the cheeky humor leads the way for this set! Other titles include "Caroline Was a Drop Out", "You Can't Keep A Good Man Down", "The Animal Cop", "Dowopsalsaboprock", "Luv Got Me Dancin On My Knees", and "Name It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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KrystolTalk Of The Town ... LP
Epic/FTG, 1985. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Bumping, bouncing soul from Krystol – one of the strongest female groups of the 80s, and one of the few who really helped push the sound further at the time! The groove here is equal parts funk and soul – and has a brashness that a girl act wouldn't have had a decade before – lots of echoes of new rhythms learned from the streets, fused with top-shelf production that helps send the whole thing home strongly! The style is tight, yet never clunky commercial – and Leon Sylvers' production really helps keep a lean quality to most of the tracks. Titles include "Love Is Like An Itchin In My Heart", "C'Est La Vie", "I Want A Man Who Can Dance", "Hard To Believe", "The Things That Men Do", "Talk Of The Town", and "Shattered Glass". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Femi KutiFemi Kuti ... LP
Tabu, 1995. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Rare promo-only vinyl pressing of this early album by Femi Kuti – a tight bunch of tracks that picks up where his father's work left off, taking the classic 70s Afro Funk sound firmly into the 90s. By that, we don't mean that Femi's adding in any extra garbage to the music – because the overall sound is very much in the straight sound that Fela was using – but just that things are tightened up a bit in a modern funk mode. Titles include "Nawa", "Survival", "Frustrations", "Plenty Nonsense", "No Shame", "Live For Today", and "Changes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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John Lee & Gerry BrownChaser ... LP
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ ... $4.99
John Lee & Gerry Brown were one of the best European fusion rhythm sections of the 70s – laying down great spacey drums and rumbling funky basslines on a large number of excellent LPs in the earlier part of the decade for Blue Note and a host of other labels. By the time of this release, they'd smoothed out the funk a bit – and here, they're going for a sound that's more in line with some of the mainstream fusion that Columbia was issuing at the time. The record features lots of moog and keyboards, and an all-electric sound with lots of compressed guitar. Titles include "Daily Planets", "What It If", "New Waves", and "Prospect Park". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Pat LundySoul Ain't Nothin' But The Blues ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good ... $14.99
One of Pat Lundy's earliest recordings – done for Columbia with a mixture of uptown soul and jazz arrangements, the former handled by Bert DeCoteaux, the latter done by Ray Bryant! John Hammond put the set together, obviously searching for another female soul talent after failing with Aretha Franklin – and the set's handled in a similar way to some of Franklin's stronger sides for Columbia. Includes the title cut, a great reading of the song "Soul Ain't Nothing But The Blues", plus the sublime uptown number "City Of Stone", and cuts that include "Through A Long & Sleepless Night", "Another Rainy Day", and "Does She Ever Remind You Of Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing – nice and clean. Cover has a small bit of splitting on the top seam, and a small promo stamp on the back – but this is a nice copy overall.)

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Bobby MBlow – Rick James Presents Bobby M ... LP
Motown, 1982. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Bobby M is Bobby Militello – a sweet-blowing saxman who did some great studio work back in the day – and who steps out here with some nicely grooving arrangements from Lenny White and Bernard Wright! The set's a strong blend of soulful fusion and 80s groove – just the kind of record you might expect when turning the Rick James name on the cover towards a more instrumental sound. But that doesn't mean that the whole album's instrumental – as Jean Carn sings on one cut, and Keely Curtis on another. And although Bobby's work on alto, tenor, and soprano sax is pretty nice, it's almost the keyboard work of Bernard Wright that really makes this album great – as the set's almost an extension of his classic GRP sessions from the same time! Titles include "Alto Man", "Let's Stay Together", "Redliner", "A Little Song For You", "Charlie's Backbeat", "Rome Tones", and "Blow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Wynton MarsalisJ Mood ... LP
Columbia, 1986. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Wynton Marsalis is working in lean quartet formation here – no sax from brother Branford, whose own star was rising – and instead lots more room to really stretch out on his own languid lines on trumpet! The rest of the quartet features Marcus Roberts on piano, Robert Hurst on bass, and Jeff Watts on drums – all of whom work in subtle ways to match Marsalis' shadings in sound – a rich tapestry of colors and tones that lies somewhere in a space between early Miles and modern Freddie Hubbard. Titles include "J Mood", "Insane Asylum", "After", "Much Later", "Skain's Domain", and "Melodique". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Jack McDuffTough Duff (second cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1960. Very Good ... $19.99
One of Jack McDuff's first albums as a leader – and a really solid cooker that also features vibes and tenor sax! Given that McDuff hardly ever recorded with vibes again, the session's got a real standout sound that deserves to be heard – as Jack's smoking work on the Hammond comes into play with the leaner vibes of the great Lem Winchester, and gets topped off by some deeply soulful tenor sax from the great Jimmy Forrest. The group's rounded out by drummer Bill Elliott – a player who knows how to hit that right "kick" on the kit to fit the McDuff groove, and titles include "Yeah, Baby", "Tippin' In", "Smooth Sailing", "Mean To Me", "Autumn Leaves", and "Tough Duff". LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Cover has tape on the top and bottom seams, a promo stamp, and light wear.)

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✨✧ Sergio MendesThat Heat (main, inst)/The Frog (main, inst) ... 12-inch
Concord, 2006. Very Good+ ... $6.99
From the "Timeless" LP, with the updated sound – featuring Eryka Badu & on "That Heat" and Q-Tip and on "The Frog". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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MobMob (Private Stock) ... LP
Private Stock, 1975. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Obscure 2nd album by the band who struck it big in both the Northern soul and Beach music scenes with the single from their first album, "I Dig Everything About You". Like that album, this one's a nice batch of soul tracks by a bunch of white guys who have a nice feel for a groove, and a real dedication to producing a mellow soulful sound. Tracks include "Get It Up For Love", "I Can't Stop This Love Song", "When You Get Right Down To It", "Who's Foolin' Who", and "Magical Lady". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. Cover has a cut corner, some ring and edge wear, and a promo sticker on back.)

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Morning GloryTwo Suns Worth ... LP
Fontana, 1968. Very Good ... $6.99
A bit more rough-edged than some of their late 60s contemporaries, but a group who's definitely got some Sunshine Pop leanings! The group features mixed male and female lead vocals – often with one more strongly out front – and a sound that's sunny, but also pretty fuzzy too – with an emphasis on the guitar parts that no doubt comes from the trippier production efforts of Abe "Voco" Kesh, and possibly from John Cale – who helped out engineering the session. There's a nice edge to most numbers – a sense of sweetness that's often trying to shake itself loose with a big more grit and growl – and titles include "Stone Good Day", "Even When I'm Up I'm Down", "Jelly Gas Flame", "I See A Light", "Need Someone", "I Cry", "Hey Little Girl", and "So Glad Being Here". LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink label stereo promo.)

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Music City Soul BrothersLooking For My Baby/Something In My Eye ... 7-inch
Music City, Late 60s. Very Good ... $29.99
A stone soul thumper! "Looking For My Baby" has a sock-solid finish – slowly boogalooing with a raw edge, and a late nite, blue light kind of sound that's totally great! "Something In My Eye" is even better – a sad, raw, lean southern soul type number – done here with thin organ, and a really captivating male lead that almost sounds like Jimmy Hughes! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label has some marker and a small sticker)

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New York Disco OrchestraReverie ... CD
Artemis/Espacial (Spain), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
A completely obscure disco session from the New York scene of the 70s, and a great one too – long, well-crafted tracks that clearly draw inspiration from both the work of Salsoul Orchestra and MFSB – and which have a sound that's every bit as great as work from those two famous groups! Like the others, the approach here is mostly instrumental first, with vocals added in second – sometimes as chorus, sometimes as a lead – sung by an unnamed singer who's got a great range, and really soars with the mix – maybe a bit like Eddie Holman on some of the work that he did for Salsoul Records – and there's also a few occasional moogy moments that are pretty great too! The original album was only ever circulated as a promo, which makes this version long overdue as a proper release – with titles that include "Reverie", "It's True", "Get It Up & Dance", "Love In Motion", "Version", and "Untitled". CD
Also available Reverie (with bonus download) ... LP 25.99

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New York Disco OrchestraReverie (with bonus download) ... LP
Artemis/Espacial (Spain), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99
A completely obscure disco session from the New York scene of the 70s, and a great one too – long, well-crafted tracks that clearly draw inspiration from both the work of Salsoul Orchestra and MFSB – and which have a sound that's every bit as great as work from those two famous groups! Like the others, the approach here is mostly instrumental first, with vocals added in second – sometimes as chorus, sometimes as a lead – sung by an unnamed singer who's got a great range, and really soars with the mix – maybe a bit like Eddie Holman on some of the work that he did for Salsoul Records – and there's also a few occasional moogy moments that are pretty great too! The original album was only ever circulated as a promo, which makes this version long overdue as a proper release – with titles that include "Reverie", "It's True", "Get It Up & Dance", "Love In Motion", "Version", and "Untitled". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)
Also available Reverie ... CD 16.99

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Numa BandNuma Band ... LP
Ovation, 1980. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Slightly funky slightly Latin fusion, recorded by this obscure Chicago group from the late 70s. The feel of the record is more along the lines of some of the slicker LA sessions from the 70s, with electric keyboards and guitar, and compressed production on the drums that give them a tight studio sound. Titles include "My Little Red Car", "Spanish Ears", "Doin It Again & Again", and "JT's Hiccups". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Gary NumanPleasure Principle ... LP
Beggars Banquet/Atco, 1979. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A classic! Where would electronic pop be without Gary Numan's "Cars"? Alongside Kraftwerk's classic 80s albums and Yellow Magic Orchestra's first LP, this album by Gary Numan ranks as one of the most essential synth driven LPs on a creative level – and it rightly brought the sound to the masses at the time, too – thanks to a brilliant pop sensibility, awash with robotic tones that will forever vindicate 80s new wave. Includes "Airlane", "Metal", "Complex", "Films", "ME", "Tracks", "Observer", "Conversation", "Cars" and "Engineers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp, and some ring & edge wear.)

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ParliamentTrombipulation (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Casablanca/Universal (Japan), 1980. Used Gatefold ... $38.99
Often overlooked, but a very tasty album of late grooves from Parliament – not as much of a major hit as their previous records, but maybe even better because of that! The album's got the group's sound merging a bit with the Funkadelic vibe – that post-psych style of the George Clinton universe, where the groove is super-sharp, but also very long and freewheeling too – but in a way that never gets lost along its path! There's plenty of great numbers here – all with the best snapping P-Funk groove – and titles include "Agony Of Defeet", "Trombipulation", "Long Way Around", and "Let's Play House". Bonus tracks include "Agony Of Defeet" (promo only 12" version) and "Oh I" (original Parliament version). CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Annette PeacockPerfect Release ... LP
Tomato, 1974. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Quite a big album for Annette Peacock – and a set that helped break her into a much wider audience than before! The album's got a quirky electric style that's years ahead of its time – a blend of Peacock's older jazz roots with some of the artier styles that would show up much more strongly in the New York scene a few years later. There's almost a funk/rock sound at times – heavy bass and guitars, which are topped by Annette's more languid vocals – and on the track "Survival", there's a lot of long funky instrumental passages that more than make up for Annette's silliness on some other tunes! Other titles include "The Succubus", "Love's Out To Lunch", and "Rubber Hunger". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)
Also available
Perfect Release ... CD 15.99
Perfect Release (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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Procol HarumLive In Concert With The Edmonton Symphony Orchestra ... LP
A&M, 1972. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Procol Harum always had a very heady sound in their music – a mode that was much more complex than their contemporaries, full of these richer currents of sound that matched the deeper ideas in their music! Yet here, they really take things even farther over the top – working with an orchestra in Canada, and turning out these fantastic live versions of some of their grooviest tunes – plus a few surprises as well! Unlike other "with orchestra" presentations, which can sometimes sound a bit schlocky – or have the orchestra carrying the weakening talents of aging musicians – this set captured the group in their prime, and has the amazing voice of Gary Brooker right out front – with rock solid backing from the core group, with Dave Ball on guitar and Chris Copping on plenty of organ – as the orchestrations just underscore their genius in a very effective way. Titles include "A Salty Dog", "Conquistador", "All This & More", "In Held Twas I", and 'Whaling Stories". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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Flora PurimEvery Day Every Night ... LP
Warner, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A beautifully soulful record from Flora Purim – still awash with touches from her Brazilian roots, but also done with a great 70s LA sound! Airto's helping Flora out on production, but the real hero here is Michel Colombier – who handles most of the arrangements and wrote a good deal of the tunes with Purim and Airto – mixing his own expansive studio talents with their organically-forged groove, in a way that makes the record a real standout from the California fusion scene of the 70s! Players include Randy Brecker, Lee Ritenour, George Duke, Herbie Hancock, Harvey Mason, and other jazz heavyweights – and titles include "The Hope", "I Just Don't Know", "In Brasil", "Blues Ballad", "Why I'm Alone", "Walking Away", and "Samba Michel". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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RimshotsDown To Earth ... LP
Stang, 1976. Very Good ... $11.99
Sweetly stepping funk from The Rimshots – here moving from their rawer early sound into a tighter mode that was much more in keeping with the Philly scene of the time! The set's got a really full ensemble group feel – similar to other All Platinum classics by Brand New Funk and Wood Brass & Steel – a style that might be called disco at times, but which has a more laidback approach, and a more organic funk-based sound at its core. There's some great tripped-out guitars on a few cuts – stepping over the grooves with a chromatic sound that reminds us a bit of The Spirit Of Atlanta – and the best numbers burn with a rolling groove that would make the Rhythm Makers proud! Tracks include "Groove Bus", "Do what You Feel", "Walter's Inspiration", "Now Is the Time", and the group's cover of "7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 (Blow Your Whistle)". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Label has a name in pen. Cover has some light wear and a name in pen.)

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Rockie RobbinsYou & Me ... LP
A&M, 1980. Very Good ... $9.99
Great work from the wonderful Rockie Robbins – a smooth soul singer who cut some great sides at the start of the 80s, but who hardly ever gets his due! Bobby Martin's working with Rockie on this effort – giving the set that warmly gliding mode that made Martin's productions some of the best in late 70s mainstream soul – a sound that's clearly informed by Philly, but which also has room for mellower, and more sophisticated modes as well. Tracks include a number of Sam Dees compositions – "Hang Tough", "After Loving You", "Girl I'm Gonna Get Ya", and "For The Sake Of A Memory" – plus the tracks "Together", "Point Of View", "Lost In Love Again", and "I Never Knew". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light ringwear, and some edge wear.)

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David Rockingham TrioSoulful Chant/Joy-De-Vie ... 7-inch
Josie, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Organ groover! "Soulful Chant" is a stunner from David – who seems to be working overtime on the keys of the organ for this one, playing fast, loud, and free in full-on mode, just to keep up with the bass and drums, which are pounding away for dear life! "Joy" is a nice groover too – with a churchy stomping groove that's got a real "Wade In The Water" sound. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label has a small sticker and Xs in pen.)

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Terje RypdalWaves ... LP
ECM, 1977. Very Good+ ... $11.99
The unusual guitar phrasings of Terje Rypdal were a key part of ECM Records in the early years – but here, he's also found a way to weave his sound wonderfully amidst a range of other electric instruments! The lead sound of the album is still Rypdal's guitar – but the session also features Terje on Arp and keyboards – with additional electronics from Palle Mikkelborg, who plays trumpet on the date – and seems to have the same ear for mixing his acoustic and electric elements as players like Jon Hassel or Tomasz Stanko. Mikkleborg is great – almost an equally strong attraction here as Terje – and other group members include Sveinung Hovensjo on electric bass and Jon Christensen on drums and percussion. Titles include "Waves", "The Dain Curse", "Charisma", "Stenskoven", and "Karusell". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Terje RypdalWhat Comes After ... LP
ECM, 1974. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A key album in bringing the guitar sound of Terje Rypdal to a larger audience – a wonderfully fluid electric set that opens up his sound, while still keeping all the edge from his early days! There's few players like Rypdal on the strings, and that's definitely the case here – as the guitarist moves between a few different instruments, in a few different modes – working with Barre Phillips on bass, Jon Christensen on percussion and organ, Sveinung Hovensjo on electric bass, and Erik Niord Larsen on oboe and English horn. The unusual instrumental range is used to great effect – in the best ECM 70s style – and the players are really staking out new territory in jazz, but without ever sounding gimmicky or overindulgent – qualities that might make the record one of Rypdal's most organic outings. Titles include "Icing", "Yearning", "Bent It", "Back Of J", "Sejours", and "What Comes After". LP, Vinyl record album
(US promo pressing. Cover has a small cutout notch and a promo sticker.)

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Zoot SimsNew Beat Bossa Nova Vol 1 ... LP
Colpix, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A great chapter in 60s bossa jazz – Zoot Sims "answer" to Stan Getz's bossa work on Verve – recorded in a similar jazz-meets-bossa style, with some great guitar work by Jim Hall! Zoot's solos are a bit tighter and not as laidback as Stan's – giving a more jazz-based sound to the work that makes for a nice change – and most of the tunes feature larger backings from Manny Albam and Al Cohn – never too over-arranged, but with enough of a full swinging sound to set things right. Hall's guitar works surprisingly well in the setting – and titles include "Barquinho De Papel", "Ciume", "Recado Bossa Nova (parts 1 & 2)", and "Cano Canoe". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label mono promo. Cover has light wear.)

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Sister SledgeWe Are Family ... LP
Cotillion, 1979. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Possibly the greatest moment ever from Sister Sledge – a set that has the Philly quartet teaming with the Chic team of Nile Rodgers and Bernard Edwards! Rodgers' guitar brings in a hell of a groove to the record – that choppy, skittish sound that made Chic such a favorite at the time – which makes for a surprisingly great combination with the sweeter vocals of the group. There's a definite sense of groove going on here – heard most famously in the huge hits "We Are Family" and "He's The Greatest Dancer" – and continuing strongly through other numbers like "Thinking Of You", "Easier To Love", "One More Time", and "Lost In Music". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and a name in marker. Labels have initials in marker.)

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SkySky 2 ... LP
Arista, 1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
The big second album from Sky – a record that's twice as long as the first, and which gives the group even more room for instrumental explorations! As before, the guitar sounds here are both acoustic and electric – played by both John Williams, the virtuoso musician with classical roots, and Kevin Peek, who's got more rock experience – and the group also features really strong keyboards from Francis Monkman, plus bass from the great Herbie Flowers, and thundering drums from Tristan Fry! The sound is a balance of fullness and space – much more so than other fusion records of this nature – and while Williams' solos sometimes have older elements in their phrasing, the overall sound is pretty progressive – in the best 70s mainstream way. Titles include "Fifo", "Sahara", "Dance Of The Little Fairies", "Ballet Volta", "Gavotte & Variations", "El Cielo", and "Tristan's Magic Garden". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, cut corner, light wear, and hype stickers.)

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SkyySkyy ... LP
Salsoul, 1979. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Sure, at the time the group's silly costumes and slap-bass funk sound were a bit too much to take – but from the perspective of a few decades later, they actually had a pretty darn nice 80s groove kind of sound, and this first album's not a bad one for the dancefloor. Titles include "This Groove Is Bad", "Let's Turn It Out", "Let's Get Up", and "Fallin In Love Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, some faded marker, and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Jimmy SmithWalk On The Wild Side (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
MGM, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Two of Jimmy's biggest cuts from the Verve years – back to back on one single! Both cuts are nice groovers with a hard organ sound, and the kind of material that made Jimmy a big one on radio and the jukebox circuit. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Yellow label promo.)

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Snow12 Inches Of Snow ... LP
East West, 1993. Very Good+ ... $14.99
With "Informer", "Champion Sound", "Drunken Styles", "Lady With The Red Dress", "Runway" and "Ease Up" – 12 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Dave StrykerBaker's Circle ... CD
Strikezone, 2021. Used ... $9.99
A really fantastic record from guitarist Dave Stryker – a set that shows just how much he's grown in recent years as a player, and how responsive he is to the talents of other musicians in the group! Here, that group is a tremendous one – with Jared Gold on Hammond, Walter Smith III on tenor, and McClenty Hunter on drums – a combo that's locked up tight, and totally on the money – playing soulfully, but with lots of modern touches too – as Smith and Gold come together with the fluidity of Joe Henderson and Larry Young back in the day! Stryker's solos are strong, but he's also the kind of leader who's nicely focused on the overall sound of the group – which also includes percussion from Mayra Casales on a few cuts. Titles include "Rush Hour", "Baker's Circle", "Tough", "El Camino", "Dreamsong", and a nice take on "Inner City Blues". CD
(Punch through digipack barcode, promo sticker on front cover.)
Also available Baker's Circle ... CD 13.99

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Steve SwallowHome – Music By Steve Swallow To Poems By Robert Creeley ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A real standout in the classic catalog of ECM – not only because the record's got a slightly different inspiration than most, but also because it seems to unlock some especially beautiful moments from players who could sound different in other settings on the label! As the title indicates, the tunes here all take inspiration from the poetry of Robert Creeley – but never in a mode that's got the usual jazz meets poetry approach – as Sheila Jordan sings the lyrics when they appear, with a sense of her own power that's very different than a more standard recitation – and which, to us, really feels a lot like her great vocal performances with Steve Kuhn for ECM. Kuhn is also in the group on piano, and other musicians include David Liebman on saxes, Lyle Mays on keyboards, and Bob Moses on drums – all working under the superb leadership of bassist Steve Swallow – who really outdid himself with the depth of feeling in this project. Titles include "Colors", "In The Fall", "She Was Young", "Some Echoes", "Ice Cream", and "You Didn't Think". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, light wear, and some clear tape at the spine.)

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✨✧ TapimanTapiman ... LP
Guerssen (Spain), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99
A heady set of hard rock from 70s Spain – served up by a trio who remind us again that sometimes in the world of guitar-based music, the smaller groups can often make a louder sound than the bigger ones! These guys manage to do plenty with just guitar, bass, and drums – and the album's filled with searing guitar solos from Max Sunyer, who later joined Iceberg – driven by heavy drums from Tapi, ex-Maquina – all rumbling along with heavy bass from Pepe. Titles include "Driving Shadow", "Moonbeam", "No Chance", "No Control", "Don't Ask Why", "Practice", "Paris", and "Wrong World". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a reproduction of the original promo poster, and an insert with notes.)

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TempreesLovemen ... LP
We Produce, 1972. Very Good+ ... $39.99
A stunning vocal group session that was originally recorded for Stax in the 70's! The Temprees were not only the best vocal group on Stax Records, they were also one of the best groups to come out of the south during the 70s – with a sound that was very different than most of their contemporaries. Their sound is a blend of sweet harmonies that's very much in the New Jersey style of the time – and overall, the record feels more like an album for Stang/All Platinum than it does one from the Memphis studios of Stax. Titles include "I Love You, You Love Me", "(Girl) I Love You", "Explain It To Her Mama", "My Baby Love", and "Love Can Be So Wonderful". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. NOTE – Cover is stained and wrinkled at the bottom 3 inches, with a split bottom seam, partially removed promo sticker, and some splitting in the top seam.)

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Ralph TownerSolo Concert ... LP
ECM, 1980. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A set that's exactly what it promises in the title – a solo set from guitarist Ralph Towner – but also a record that stands as a perfect demonstration of all the really special elements that Towner brings to his sound! Ralph plays both classical and 12 string guitar on the record – instruments that are usually used in fast, virtuosic frenzy – and while Towner is clearly a skilled player, he makes more unique sounds from the guitars by using them in a more open, spacious sort of way – still running up and down the full range of tonal possibilities, but with a pacing and thoughtfulness that really makes him stand out from the rest. Titles include "Nardis", "Zoetrope", "Chelsea Courtyard", "Ralph's Piano Waltz", and "Spirit Lake". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a promo stamp and is lightly bent at the top right corner.)

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UbiquityStarbooty ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Near Mint- ... $24.99
A killer side project from Roy Ayers – recorded right around the same time as the Ramp album, but with a different feel over all – proof that the Ayers empire was really exploding at the end of the 70s! The vibe here is quite similar to some of Roy's own albums over at Polydor – a great balance between upbeat groovers and mellower steppers – all done with a nice undercurrent of jazz, thanks to some sweet keyboards from Philip Woo and saxes from Justo Almario – both of who played often with Ayers as well. The vocals are especially great – wrapped up warmly along the rhythms, mixing the male/female leads of Jimmy Haslip and Sylvia Cox with some additional backing vocals from group members – creating a righteous ensemble sound that's totally wonderful, and very much in the Roy Ayers spirit. Titles include "Spread It", "If You Wanna See The Sunshine", "The Five Flies", "Midnight After Dark", and "Love Is Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo copy. Cover has a promo sticker and initials in faded marker on both sides along with the labels. Back cover has a peel along the bottom over part of the credits.)

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Lenny WhiteStreamline ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good+ ... $5.99
As the title says, Lenny White's streamlined his sound here – but to us that's a good thing, as it eliminates some of the overly-heavy jam sound that could ruin earlier records – making for a lean, clean groove that's mighty nice, and plenty darn soulful! Plus, Lenny's working here with a pretty soulful fusion group that includes Don Blackman on keyboards and Marcus Miller on bass, both of whom give the record a similar feel to the GRP funk that would come out a few years later from Blackman, Bernard Wright, and others – showing White yet again ahead of the pack! A few tracks have vocals, and titles include "Struttin", "Earthlings", "Spazmo Strikes Again", "Pooh Bear", "Lockie's Inspiration", "I'll See You Soon", and "Night Games". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo copy. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has promo sticker and light edge wear.)

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Brenton WoodCome Softly ... LP
Cream/Hi Records, 1977. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
After starting his career as a jaunty northern soul groover, with tracks like "Oogum Boogum Song" (not on this set), Brenton re-emerged during the 70s as kind of a smoother groover, with a sound that was a lot more sophisticated than the old days, and which showed Brenton to be a singer capable of hitting a more adult soul market. This album for the Cream label is the most lasting legacy of this part of Brenton's career – and features the tracks "Rock You To Your Socks", "In For The Night", "I Couldn't Stop Loving You", "Just Like The First Time", and "Come Softly To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and a cutout notch and light surface wear.)

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Phil WoodsNew Phil Woods Album ... LP
RCA, 1972. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Phil Woods really outdoes himself here – offering the world a whole new side of his talents, and stepping forth at the head of a larger ensemble than usual! The album features Woods' core quartet augmented by larger strings and horns – all in shadings and tones that are incredibly expressive, and filled with warm colors and rich tones that never get bogged down in hoke or too-easy inflections! Most impressively of all, Phil arranged and conducted the whole set – save for one number – and all this while playing in that sharp-edged and soulful mode that graced his best 70s work, a sound that's filled with new intentions and imagination we never would have expected from his already-great records of the early years! Titles include "The Sun Suite", "At Seventeen", "Gee", "Mimi", "Sacre Coeur", and "Body & Soul". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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VariousLadies Choice – The Pen Of Swan Records (mono blue vinyl pressing) (2021 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Swan/Sundazed, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $25.99
A wonderful collection of work from Swan Records – the legendary Philly indie who was one of the city's first great sources of rock, pop, and soul – presented here in a special focus on female artists who recorded for the label! The package has some very well-chosen cuts – as a number of these were issued only as promo singles, which makes the whole thing essential even if you've got other Swan work in your collection – and even better as an introduction to girl singers and groups who were first beginning to forge the Philly sound! Titles include "Ladies Choice" by Patty Saturday, "Laughin" by Ginger Davis & The Snaps, "My Special Boy" by Kathy Lynn & The Playboys, "I'd Rather Fight Than Switch" by The Tomboys, "Where Is Johnny Now" by The Sapphires, "Nothin Much Tom Cat" by Ruth & Sherry, "He's Mine" by The Swans, "Hang It Up" by Joy Dawn, "Gonna Find The Right Boy" by Audrey Slo, "When He Comes Along" by The McKinleys, and the unissued cut "Bongos On The Beach" by The Three Degrees. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ AmericaHat Trick ... LP
Warner, 1973. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Warm, mellow, and completely sublime – the mighty America at the height of their powers – working with a quality that nobody else can match! The trio wrap together all the best ideas that were bubbling under in the LA scene of the late 60s – vocal harmonies, studio perfection, and even touches of rootsy instrumentation – yet find a space to work all these elements together in a rich sound that's completely unique – amazingly understated at times, despite a near-perfect level of production! The whole album's great – even their original version of "Muskrat Love" – nestled in here next to "Rainbow Song", "Submarine Ladies", "Molten Love", "Green Monkey", and "Goodbye". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo! Includes poster and printed inner sleeve. Cover has promo stickers and minimal wear.)

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✨✧ Anthony BraxtonComplete Braxton 1971 ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1971. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A record that's something of a document of Anthony Braxton during his brief period with the group Circle – but a set that also offers up an expanded take on their new idea of freedoms in jazz! Braxton plays alto, soprano, clarinet, and bass clarinet – using his angular reedwork amidst his own fantastic "equation" compositions – which allow for plenty of improvisation from shifting lineups that include Chick Corea on piano, Dave Holland on bass and cello, and Barry Altschul on percussion! The tracks also feature the great Kenny Wheeler on trumpet and flugelhorn – playing mostly at moments when the piano of Corea drops out – and one tune also features the London Tuba Ensemble, who make for an especially bracing sound! Titles include "67M F-12", "R76", "JNK", and a bunch of those compositions that just have pictures for the title! LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. Cover has a cut corner, minimal surface wear, and small center splits in the seams.)

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✨✧ Chuck Brown & The Soul SearchersBustin' Loose ... LP
Source, 1979. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Chuck Brown and his Soul Searchers group are past the arch jazzy funk of their days on Sussex Records – and they're heading more towards that ensemble sound that would drive the DC Go Go scene in the early 80s. The formula is heard to best effect on the big hit "Bustin Loose", an old school party funk jam that you'll probably recognize immediately – and which put Chuck and the group firmly back on the map for another few years! The group also does a pretty good remake of "If It Ain't Funky", which was on one of the earlier Soul Searchers albums – and the album includes the original cuts "Gotcha Now" and "Game Seven". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, tracklist sticker, a small blue sticker at the spine, and some spitting in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ BugglesAge Of Plastic ... LP
Island, 1980. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A landmark record – even if nobody thought so at the time! The Buggles were the first group of Trevor Horn – soon to be more famous through his work with Yes, Art Of Noise, and the ZTT label – and the group's lasting legacy will forever be the tinny pop number "Video Killed The Radio Star", contained on this album, and the first video ever played on MTV. The rest of the album's pretty darn great – in a similar mode to the more famous tune, with quirky little pop styles colliding with each other, all handled by Horn and Geoff Downes, in a flutter of keyboards, spare backings, and slight guitars – kind of a last gasp of the British mainstream pop sound of the 70s, trying to exist in a post-punk world. Titles include "Kid Dynamo", "Living In the Plastic Age", "I Love You Miss Robot", "Astroboy", and "Johnny On The Monorail". . LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has a promo sticker and a small smudge in front.)

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✨✧ Kenny Burrell75th Birthday Bash Live! ... CD
Blue Note, 2007. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little live set – not just for the always-great guitar of Kenny Burrell, still sounding wonderful here on his 75th birthday – but also for the big band arrangements of Gerald Wilson, which back Kenny up on half of the album! Wilson's in great form here – stepping along with the full-yet-spacious sound that he first crafted back in the 60s – an approach that set a whole new standard for big band work at the time, and which provides a wonderful surprise here – making the album truly the sort of special event hinted at by the title! Some of the later tracks on the album feature Kenny playing in smaller group modes – a few trio tracks, one with Joey DeFrancesco on organ, one with Hubert Laws on flute – and a pair of septet numbers with Laws, DeFrancesco, and Herman Riley on tenor sax. Titles include "Viva Tirado", "Love You Madly", "Romance", "Night In Tunisia", "Lament", "All Blues", "Take The A Train", "Footprints", and "Stormy Monday/Blues For The Count". CD
(Out of print. Promo sticker over barcode, disc has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Jean CarnJean Carn ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1976. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Jean Carn was one of the best-ever singers to hit the Philly International label – a sophisticated diva with a style that would strongly influence soul music for the next 10 years, and a downright compelling voice that crafted some of the best modern soul of her generation. Although Jean started out as a spiritually-oriented singer working with husband Doug Carn and Earth Wind & Fire, this debut album has her grooving in a style that resembles the classy Columbia sound of Marlena Shaw. Like Shaw, Carn takes the best of her jazz roots, and strips off the nonsense to adapt to a more modern style. Gamble & Huff take a great deal of care with the album – and are careful not to bury Jean's voice in overly club-oriented arrangements, as they occasionally did with other female singers. Includes the hit groover "Free Love", plus "Don't You Know Love When You See It", "You Are All I Need", "You Got A Problem", and "If You Wanna Go Back". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp obstructed by a piece of tape.)

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✨✧ Copper Plated Integrated CircuitPlugged In Pop ... LP
Command, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Very cool moog album with a Perry-Kingsley feel. That is, it's got sort of a sharp electronic sound, but with grooviness underneath that keeps the whole thing going along at a jaunty pace. At times, the electronic sounds will break down into a bunch of noise, and then jump into a swingin' poppy track, then break down again. Lots of nice original stuff, like "Resonant Circuit", "Circuit Breaker", and "Jazz Waltz Circuit" – plus a few covers. LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a mark that clicks just a bit at the beginning of Side 2. Cover has bumped corners, an index label at the top left corner, some gloss separation at the spine, and a promo sticker in back.)

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✨✧ Hank CrawfordCajun Sunrise ... LP
Kudu, 1978. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hank Crawford comes across here as much as a soul star as a jazz musician – as he sings on half the album's tracks, and delivers his trademark alto solos throughout! The album's got a similar vibe to some of Crawford's other CTI/Kudu material of the 70s – but the presence of vocals also brings about something new – especially as Hank's singing nice has a vibe that's maybe more raspy and down to earth than the smooth sound of his horn! Arrangements are by David Matthews, and other players include Fred Wesley on trombone, Randy Brecker on trumpet, Hiram Bullock on guitar, and Cliff Carter on keyboards. Titles include the strong instrumental cut "New York's One Soulful City" – plus "Just The Way You Are", "Daytime Friends", "Evergreen", "Cajun Sunrise", "What A Difference You've Made In My Life", and "I Don't Want No Happy Songs". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Back cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Dalton & DubarriChoice ... LP
Hilltak/Atlantic, 1979. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A free soul classic from the Dalton & Dubarri team – smooth and sweet soul with a nice slick finish, and a real talent for coming up with a catchy hook! A few cuts get a bit disco, in a bad way, but there's plenty of great midtempo numbers that sound as great as the earlier work by the pair – possibly even better, due to increased production values. Titles include "Caught In The Act", "How I Hate The Nightime", "Sweet Sweet Sweet Thang", "Flyin Free", and "Keepin It Up". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, large letters in marker on both sides, and some marks in pen in back.)

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✨✧ Double ExposureTen Percent ... LP
Salsoul, 1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wonderful album – one of those underground classics that seems to show up in everyone's record collection, even though it was never a huge chart hit. Double Exposure are part of the "second wave" of East Coast vocal groups – and like their contemporaries, they mix the sweet harmony soul tradition of earlier years with the burgeoning clubby sound that was coming out of Philly. The set's produced by the Baker/Harris/Young team – who also play on the album along with the rest of the Sigma Sound crew – and the songs feature some stunning anthemic club numbers, plus a few surprisingly sweet harmony tunes. Includes their huge cut "Ten Percent", the amazing positivist groover "Everyman" – and the cuts "My Love Is Free", "Gonna Give My Love Away", and "Just Can't Say Hello". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, ring and edge wear, some pen in front, and an index label at the spine.)
Also available Ten Percent (with bonus tracks) ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Stan GetzAnother World ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Incredible electric work from Stan Getz – one of his few sessions of this type from the 70s, and a doozy! The album follows heavily on the heels of Getz's brilliant Captain Marvel set – mixing together electric rhythms and some wonderfully open-minded blowing, in a sound that shows that Stan was still truly growing as an artist during this time. The double LP setting of the album makes for some great long tracks – really stretching out with Stan blowing in that strange and wonderful mix of Coltrane and Ben Webster he had going at the time, and featuring some nice keyboard work by Andy Laverne. Rhythm is by Billy Hart, Mike Richmond, and Efrain Toro – and titles include "Sabra", "Pretty City", "Another World", "Sum Sum", and "Blue Serge". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a tracklist sticker and a promo stamp on the back, and an ink stamp on the front.)

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✨✧ Macy GrayId ... LP
Epic, 2001. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Macy Gray's steps to a higher level on The Id – this is no "sophomore slump" to our ears – actually a helluva lot better than her big selling debut! As on her first set, Macy's vocals are wonderful – totally unique, with that warm raspy soulful style that makes her one of the most instantly recognizable soul artists since Al Green. The production is very strong too – with a sound that's new and fresh compared to most chart soul acts, but which also has its roots in the Columbia crossover sound of the late 60s, with traces of artists like Sly Stone and Janis Joplin all colliding into one cool groovy sound! Titles include "Hey Young World (part 2)", featuring Slick Rick, plus "Blowin Up Your Speakers", "Forgiveness", "My Nutmeg Phantasy" (featuring Angie Stone & Mos Def), "Sweet Baby" (featuring Erykah Badu), "Sexual Revolution", and "Relating To A Psychopath". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has ring wear. Back cover has a promo sticker.)

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✨✧ ImaginationIn The Heat Of The Night ... LP
MCA, 1982. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Imagination look like a trio of sci-fi centurions on the cover of the set – but the sound within is nicely down to earth, and of the sort that always made the group one of the leading lights in early 80s mainstream soul! The general groove here is mostly in a catchy midtempo mode – with lots of snapping basslines and synth percussion, nicely offset by the trio's harmony vocals and the hook-heavy lyrics of the tunes – all laid out at a level that's tight, but never too commercial – maybe because the whole thing seems to come so easy to the group! There's a number of nice mellow groovers on the set – including "All Night Loving", "Heart N Soul", and "One More Love" – and the album also features a long version of their hit "Just An Illusion". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and a name in marker. Labels have a name in marker.)

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✨✧ Maxx TraxxMaxx Traxx ... LP
Pulse, 1982. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent 80s groove combo from Chicago – one of the city's last great indie acts in the years before the house generation – and an outfit who comes across with an incredibly tight sound that should have made them huge! The set cooks along in a really great way – bubbling with bass and keys like a BB&Q band album, but also sporting some really strong vocals from the group – coming together in great harmonies at surprising moments – which makes for a set that's a lot deeper than you might think at first. The ballads are as great as the groovers – and titles incude "Time Has Come", "Tell Me", "You & I", "Let's Have A Party", "Don't Touch It", "To Be With You", and "Living Without You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original white label promo – a great copy! Cover has a gold promo stamp, and some very very light wear – but is great overall.)

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