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✨✧ Bootsy's Rubber BandAhh...The Name Is Bootsy, Baby! ... LP
Warner, 1977. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Massive work from Bootsy Collins – one of his best-ever solo albums, and a perfect summation of the P-Funk groove – focused strongly through Bootsy's own sense of stardom! George Clinton worked with Collins on production, and the album's as tight as the best Parliament or Funkadelic work of the time – particularly the latter on their killer 70s sides for Warner, which was also the home for Bootsy. The Horny Horns are helping out on this one, which gives the album a strong instrumental drive – but the real star is Bootsy, whose sexy vocals and good sense of soul keep things firmly on track throughout. Features the cuts "What's A Telephone Bill?", "Munchies For Your Love", "We Want Bootsy", "The Pinocchio Theory", and "Rubber Duckie". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousLegacy Of R' N' B Party (3CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sony (Germany), 1990s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
Funky soul from the 90s – music that's mainstream, but which also draws some nice touches from the underground too – especially the wave of hip hop production that was helping to bring some sharper edges to the grooves in more familiar soul and R&B! The set's a lot hipper than you might think from the Kandi-styled cover, or the "party" on the front – as the tunes are the sort that are really well-remembered from back in the day, and mostly not the stuff of crossover hits. 3CD set features 34 tracks in all – and titles include "Butta Love (you got the love rmx)" by Next with Naughty By Nature, "Come On Out" by Dede Lopez, "Unpretty (don't look any further rmx w/rap)" by TLC, "Head Over Heels" by Allure with Nas, "Keep It Real" by Jon B & Coko with Jay-Z, "Still In Love" by Nivea, "U Don't Have To Call" by Usher, "Weekend (radio mix)" by Kenny Lattimore, "I See You" by Best Man, "All Eyez On Me (urban mix)" by Monica, "Too Close (Phatboy club mix)" by Next, "Thank God It's Friday" by R Kelly, "1 Thing" by Amerie, "Joyride" by Men Of Vizion with Tasha Scott, "Put Me Down" by Donell Jones, "Let's Get Married (ReMarquable rmx)" by Jagged Edge with Run, "Daydreamin Part 2 (ext version)" by Tatyana Ali with Lord Tariq & Peter Gunz, "Tell Me (6 Karat hip hop mix)" by Groove Theory with Brand Nubian, "After Party" by Koffee Brown, and "No More (Cuban Linx 2000 rmx)" by Ruff Endz feat Ghostface Killah & Raekwon. CD

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✨✧ VariousLegacy Of R' N' B Slow Jamz (3CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Sony (Germany), 1990s/Early 2000s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
A wealth of laidback tracks that still have a nicely funky core – great work from that time when soul music really found a way to get mellow, but still hold onto a groove – often using some of the production styles of hip hop to fuse in a heavier bottom end to ballads and late nite love songs! The result is a perfect groove for the contemporary world – one that really sounds great in this overstuffed batch of tracks that showcase the modern approach to a slow jam – served up here in a collection of 36 cuts that includes some well-known classics, mixed with other numbers that we'd almost forgotten about! Titles include "Don't Wanna Be A Playaer (Joe Big Baby rmx)" by Joe, "Can U Get Wit It (gangsta lean edit)" by Usher, "5 Miles To Empty (Cutfather & Joe rmx up)" by Brownstone, "Reason For Breathing" by Babyface, "Keep Tryin (wet mix)" by Groove Theory, "Show You The Way To Go" by Men Of Vision, "In The Hood (rmx with rap)" by Donell Jones, "I Really Wanna Sex Your Body" by Link, "I Apologize" by Ruff Endz, "Kiss The Sky" by Tatyana Ali, "Holler (full crew smoove mix)" by Tyrese, "Shorty (Got Her Eyes On Me)" by Donell Jones, "Come Over Here" by Toni Braxton, "Days Like This" by Kenny Lattimore, "Naked Without You (full crew mix)" by Roachford, "Somebody Already Broke My Heart" by Sade, "Are You Still Down" by Jon B feat 2Pac, "They Like It Slow" by H-Town feat Roger Troutman, and "Sweet Lady" by Tyrese. CD

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Darwin's TheoryDarwin's Theory (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Lotus Land, 1978. Used ... $4.99
The first-ever release of this lost soul treasure – a rare session from a late 70s group from Tulsa, recording in LA at the studio of Sly Stone! The set's got a groove that's way more than you'd expect from any Oklahoma combo – a mature, modern soul sparkle that's totally great – almost the sort of vibe you'd find from some of the best groups of the time on labels like Elektra or Capitol, but handled here with a bit more indie charm overall! The tracks are all originals, and they balance out mellow steppers and tighter groovers nicely – which makes for an album that's amazingly deep in conception, and way more than just a slap-dash batch of tracks from the studio. We're sure that Sly would have been proud of the work here – and our hat's off to the folks at Lotus Land for finally getting this one released! Titles include "Funky Sounds", "Accept The Truth", "Keep On Smiling", "If You Dance Tonight", "I Love Everything About You", "On A Lovely Night Like This", "I Hope You'll Be". CD features 17 tracks in all – much more than the LP! CD
(Out of print original CD pressing, not a CDr.)
 
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Musiq SoulchildFeel The Real ... CD
E One, 2017. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 17.98
Musiq Soulchild has been making music for many years – the man virtually invented the beats n keys format back at the start of the century – and he's still got the sharp crackle and classic depth that won us over to his sound back in the day! This double-length set is completely unassuming – almost casual, if it wasn't so tight – as Musiq layers his vocals perfectly amidst some heavy, head-nodding beats and spacious keyboard fills – all with maybe more 80s modes than on his earliest records – but at a level that's never too easy or cliched. The set includes guest appearances by Marsha Ambrosius, Willie Hyn, The Husel, Chris Theory, Blaqgxld, and even Neil DeGrasse Tyson – on titles that include "Humble Pie", "Feel The Real", "Benefits", "Serendipity", "Let Go", "Test Drive", "Broken Hearts", "Shudawudacuda", "Start Over", "My Bad", "The Moon", and "Sunrise Serenade". CD

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✨✧ Joe Henderson5 Original Albums (Our Thing/In N Out/Inner Urge/State Of The Tenor 1 & 2) (5CD set) ... CD
Blue Note (Germany), Mid 60s/Mid 80s. Used 5CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The start of a great run of genius from Joe Henderson – plus a seminal 80s return to form – served up here on five different albums recorded for Blue Note! First up is Our Thing – a classic straight session by Joe Henderson – cut during his early years, when he was breaking out of the box with a heck of a lot of fire! Kenny Dorham's subdued lyricism complements Joe's impassioned playing over the angular, yet still-swinging rythm section of Andrew Hill, Eddie Kahn and Pete La Roca. The track "Pedro's Time" reflects Joe's fascination with Latin-flavored pieces (as evidenced by Joe's previous effort Page One, and his work on Dorham's Una Mas), while pieces like "Teeter Totter", "Our Thing" and "Back Road" play with time and structure in subtle ways. In N Out is a stone killer from the early Blue Note years of tenorist Joe Henderson – a key example of why the label had so much faith in him right from the start, and why Henderson's horn was quite different than so many other players of the 60s! Echoes of "new thing" modes lie in the background of the record, but upfront things have a sharp 60s Blue Note punch – thanks in part to a great lineup that also includes Kenny Dorham on trumpet, McCoy Tyner on piano, Richard Davis on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums. Henderson's tone is rough and young – but in a great way, one that's perfect for the exploratory nature of his original tunes on the set, and which matches the mood of Dorham's compositions as well. Tracks include "In N Out", "Short Story", "Brown's Town", and "Punjab". Inner Urge is a fantastic session of 60s "new thing" jazz – and one of our favorite early records by Joe Henderson! The album features some incredibly hard playing from Joe – with a very dark edge to his solos that's nicely offset by McCoy Tyner's lyrical piano, and the supple rhythms of Bob Cranshaw and Elvin Jones. It's hard to look at the lineup and not feel this group is approaching the tunes in a very post-Coltrane mode, but Henderson's voice on the tenor is completely singular, and puts that short-sighted theory to rest with his first bold note of the session. The album features 5 numbers in all – 3 originals showcasing Henderson's strong songwriting "Inner Urge", "Isotope" and "El Barrio" – plus the great Duke Pearson ballad "You Know I Care" and the standard "Night & Day". Last up are the two live Village Vanguard albums State Of The Tenor Vols 1 & 2 – a real moment of genius for Joe Henderson from the 80s – a spare trio session, recorded live at the Village Vanguard, in a mode that recalls Sonny Rollins classic sets there for Blue Note! And while Sonny often performed heavily in a trio setting, unfettered by chords in the rhythm section – this is a unique date for Joe, and he sounds brilliant throughout! Ron Carter and Al Foster provide a crisp but elastic foundation for Henderson's burnished melodies and solos in a very spacious setting. Titles include"The Bead Game", "Soulville", "Portrait", "Beatrice", "Friday The Thirteenth", "Happy Reunion", "Loose Change", "Ask Me Now" and "Isotope". CD
 
 
 



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