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SatintonesSatintones Sing! – The Complete Tamla & Motown Singles (limited edition) ... CD
Tamla/Motown/Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 22.99
The complete Tamla and Motown singles of The Satintones – the soul, R&B & popular music juggernaut's first male vocal group – and a treasure trove of rare post doo wop from the end of the 50s/beginning of the 60s! It's fascinating for the history herein – the group is hugely under-anthologized in a world of myriad Motown compilations – which is a real shame, as you'll hear in this sweet set – with numbers that rely on the doo wop influences as well as tunes more devoted to lead vocals – with a slew of early Berry Gordy productions and compositions. The set includes the then legally challenged Shirelles knockoff/answer song "Tomorrow and Always" plus "Motor City", "Going To The Hop", "Sugar Daddy", "A Love That Can Never Be", "Foot Stomping Time", My Kind Of Love", "Boogie Woogie Heart", "Because I Love You", "You Can't Beat My Lovin" and many more. 26 tracks in all. CD
(Limited edition of 3000 copies.)

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VariousTamla Motown Is Hot Hot Hot Vol 2 ... LP
Tamla (Germany), 1960s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
Featuring Marvin Gaye, Jackson 5, Four Tops, Supremes, Temptations, Stevie Wonder, Spinners, Smokey Robinson & The Miracles, and more! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousTamla Motown Presents 20 Mod Classics Vol 2 ... LP
Tamla/Motown (UK), Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A cool 70s UK collection – one that features 20 tracks that played big on the mod scene in London during the 60s – with titles that include "Helpless" by Kim Weston, "First I Look At The Purse" by The Contours, "Lonely Lonely Girl Am I" by The Velvelettes, "When I'm Gone" by Brenda Holloway, "I'll Be Doggone" by Marvin Gaye, "Nowhere To Run" by Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, and "Fingertips (part 2)" by Stevie Wonder. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Cocoa TeaHoly Mount Zion ... CD
Tamla, 1997. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Kiki DeeGreat Expectations ... LP
Tamla, 1970. Very Good ... $24.99
One of the greatest blue-eyed soul albums ever on Motown – featuring early work by British singer Kiki Dee, better known for her later hit with Elton John! Kiki here sounds much more like a Motown soul act than on later work – singing with a wonderfully smooth style that fits the motor city mode perfectly, yet which also has some nice baroque soul touches, in the mode of other female UK singers of the time. She's accompanied by arrangements from Tom Baird, Paul Riser, and David Van DePitte – all very much in the best swinging style of late 60s Motown. A surprising gem, with a wonderful array of tunes that includes "I Can't Give Back The Love I Feel For You", "More Today Than Yesterday", "The Day Will Come Between Sunday & Monday", "Johnny Raven", and "You Don't Have To Say You Love Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cut corner, a small split on the top seam, and light wear.)

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Marvin GayeIf My Heart Could Sing/Try It Baby ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1964. Very Good ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Marvin GayeIn Our Lifetime ... LP
Tamla, 1981. Sealed ... $19.99
Marvin Gaye's last album for Motown – and a wonderful cap to a great run of sexy soul for the 70s – filled with great mellow grooves that rival the genius of his earlier work in the decade! There's a glowing, slow-burning feel to some of the best numbers here – a vibe that's right out of the I Want You era, with touches of Let's Get It On too. But there's also a slightly more mature approach too – a bit more cautious, even when confident – no doubt informed by the struggles of his Here My Dear album, which also echoes somewhat in this set. The record's more proof that even when not coming across with a classic hit, Marvin's still very much at the top of his game – an artist that stands head and shoulders above his contemporaries – with none of the too-commercial or too-dated modes that held other folks back! Titles include "Life Is For Learning", "Praise", "Funk Me", "Far Cry", "Love Party", and "Love Me Now Or Love Me Later". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Marvin GayeInner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)/Wholy Holy ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1971. Very Good+ ... $4.99
From the classic "What's Going On". 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellHold Me Oh My Darling/Your Precious Love ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1967. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Tamla sleeve.)

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellHow You Gonna Keep It (After You Get It)/What You Gave Me ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1969. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellKeep On Lovin' Me Honey/You Ain't Livin' Till You're Lovin' ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1968. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellYou're All I Need ... LP
Tamla, 1968. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Marvin Gaye and Tammi Terrell – definitely all you need, if you're looking for Motown duet work of the 60s! The album's possibly the best-remembered from the pair – filled with classics that really define the Marvin duo mode – sublime little tunes that have Gaye and Terrell trading lines back and forth, almost as if they were conversing together as a romantic couple! Production is sublime – handled by Harvey Fuqua and Johnny Bristol – and the grooves have a great mix of high moments and low-dipping notes, which further underscores the depths of feeling in the vocal performances. The title cut's one that we never tire of hearing – and the LP's got lots of other nice moments, including "Come On & See Me", "I'll Never Stop Loving You Baby", "Memory Chest", "Give In You Just Can't Win", and "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing.)

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Marvin Gaye with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, and TammiMarvin Gaye – His Classic Duets (aka Marvin Gaye & His Girls) ... LP
Tamla, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $18.99 21.99
A revamped version of the classic Motown set Marvin Gaye & His Girls – expanded here a bit to include some 70s duet work with Diana Ross, as well as all the famous female duo recordings that Marvin did for Motown in the 60s! Right from the start, Marvin Gaye was clearly something different at the Detroit soul powerhouse – a singer who could groove with the rest of them, but who also could bring a huge amount of feeling to his music, especially when the theme was love – a quality that he maybe explored best when the label paired him with female singers. Tammi Terrell was Marvin's first big muse in this respect – and the set is very heavy on numbers sung by the two of them – "What You Gave Me", "Keep On Lovin Me Honey", "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing", "The Onion Song", "You're All I Need To Get By", "Ain't No Mountain High Enough", "Good Lovin Ain't Easy To Come By", "California Soul", "Your Precious Love", and "If This World Were Mine". And yes, maybe the other gals get a bit of short shrift, but still get some placement here – on a set that includes "It Takes Two" with Kim Weston, "You're A Special Part Of Me" with Diana Ross, and "Once Upon A Time" and "What's The Matter With You Baby" with Mary Wells. LP, Vinyl record album

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Brenda HollowayJust Look What You've Done/Starting The Hurt All Over Again ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1967. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Brenda HollowayOperator/I'll Be Available ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1964. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a cutout hole.)

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Brenda HollowayTogether Til The End Of Time/Sad Song ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1966. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Eddie KendricksAll By Myself (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Tamla/LMLR (France), 1971. New Copy ... $9.99 15.99
The first solo album that Eddie Kendricks cut after leaving The Temptations – and a great one! Motown genius Frank Wilson produced the whole album, and it's got a really unified feel that you don't always get on Motown albums – possibly proof that the label was really invested in starting Eddie off on a strong solo career. The record's got a wonderful sweet soul sound – with Eddie's great vocals at the center, and some complicated arrangements that work very well on the ballads, and which kick it up on a few tracks, hinting at Eddie's later successful boogie style. Titles include "Something's Burning", "Let's Go Back To Day One", "It's So Hard For Me To Say Goodbye", and "Can I". CD
(In a cool LP-styled cover!)

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MarvelettesDon't Mess With Bill/Anything You Wanna Do ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Very Good ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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MarvelettesForever/Locking Up My Heart ... 7-inch
Tamla, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some wear.)

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MarvelettesPaper Boy/You're The One ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1966. Very Good ... $3.99
Pretty standard stuff from the Marvelettes – "Paper Boy" a sing-song girl group number, and "You're The One" a sweeter track, with that nice Motown stepping feel. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole and a name in pen.)

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MarvelettesYou're My Remedy/A Little Bit Of Sympathy, A Little Bit Of Love ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1964. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Smokey Robinson & MiraclesBaby, Baby Don't Cry/Your Mother's Only Daughter ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1968. Very Good ... $1.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drill hole.)

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Artie WhiteLeanin Tree/A Love Like Yours ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1966. Very Good- ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Stevie WonderHey Love/Travlin' Man ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1967. Very Good ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Two globes pressing.)

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Stevie WonderHotter Than July ... CD
Tamla/Motown, 1980. Used ... $3.99
A bit smoother than early days, but still very nice and soulful – and did we expect any less from Stevie? The record's got a nicely flanged-out soul groove – with a style that kind of expands on the vocal and keyboard production of the early 70s, taking the groove towards a sound that many other bands would cop in the 80s. Proof of this is the cut "Master Blaster (Jammin)", which many bands would cover at the time – plus lots of nice LP cuts, like "Did I Hear You Say You Love Me", "Cash In Your Face", "All I Do", and "I Ain't Gonna Stand For It". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderIn Square Circle ... CD
Tamla, 1985. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Mid 80s, and while never that bad (nothing Stevie does is ever terrible – well, except for "Don't Drive Drunk"!), the record lacks that certain greatness that you'll find on even the lesser Stevie Wonder albums. Still, there's some decent enough numbers that keep the album fresh – and even at this point, Stevie's vocals are still sublime! Titles include "Stranger On The Shore Of Love", "Spiritual Walkers", "Land Of La La", "Overjoyed", and "Part-Time Lover". CD
(Original pressing. Disc has a small blue dot in marker on the label.)
Also available In Square Circle ... LP 4.99

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Stevie WonderIn Square Circle ... LP
Tamla, 1985. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $4.99
Mid 80s, and while never that bad (nothing Stevie does is ever terrible – well, except for "Don't Drive Drunk"!), the record lacks that certain greatness that you'll find on even the lesser Stevie Wonder albums. Titles include "Stranger On The Shore Of Love", "Spiritual Walkers", "Land Of La La", "Overjoyed", and "Part-Time Lover". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet.)

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Stevie WonderKiss Me Baby/Tears In Vain ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Very Good ... $6.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Stevie WonderOriginal Musiquarium I ... LP
Tamla, 1970s/Early 80s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A classic testament to the genius of Stevie Wonder – a collection that brings together some of his most important work of the 70s, plus a few new tracks too – all graced with a back cover note that proudly states "written, arranged, and produced by Stevie Wonder"! That note is key to the strength of the set – as it documents Wonder's rise from child soul phenomenon to adult American composer – a voice that was one of the strongest of the 70s in finding a new sense of pride and power for the generation. The whole thing's great – as you'd expect – and even after all these years, the set stands as one of the best ways to jump into Stevie's work of the 70s. Titles include "Living For The City", "Superstition", "Front Line", "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life", "Superwoman", "I Wish", "Sir Duke", "Higher Ground", "Boogie On Reggae Woman", "Do I Do", "Ribbon In The Sky", "Master Blaster (Jammin)", and "Isn't She Lovely". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear, a name in pen, and some adhesive residue.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderWhere I'm Coming From ... LP
Tamla, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Pivotal work from Stevie Wonder – an album with a depth and darkness that never would have been expected from his records of the 60s! In a way, the album's almost Stevie's What's Going On – as it's a self-penned, self-produced effort that really steps off from previous efforts – moving into mature, sophisticated, and socially conscious territory that was steeped in the new freedoms of the time. Stevie gets some great help on the set from a young Syreeta, who co-wrote most of the tracks and sings a bit of backup vocals – and who may well be responsible for some of the mature and slightly pained themes that were beginning to emerge in Wonder's love tunes. The whole thing's great – an amazing transformation throughout, and filled with great tunes that include "If You Really Love Me", "Never Dreamed You'd Leave In Summer", "Do Yourself A Favor", "Take Up A Course In Happiness", "Sunshine In Their Eyes", "Look Around", and "I Wanna Talk To You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original gatefold pressing, with all of the letters fully intact! Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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VariousBritish Motown Chartbusters ... LP
Tamla/Motown (UK), Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A really nice UK collection, with 16-well-chosen cuts from the Motown catalog – titles that include "Standing In The Shadows Of Love" by The Four Tops, "What Becomes Of The Brokenhearted" by Jimmy Ruffin, "When You're Young & In Love" by The Marvelettes, "It Takes Two" by Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston, "I Was Made To Love Her" by Stevie Wonder, "Jimmy Mack" by Martha & The Vandellas, "Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got" by Jimmy Ruffin, "Seven Rooms Of Gloom"b y The Four Tops, and "I Know I'm Losing You" by The Temptations. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ Marvin GayeSuper Hits ... LP
Tamla, 1960s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Kind of an ultimate Marvin Gaye hits compilation – issued in 1970, with one of the most badass Motown covers of the time! The album's got a famous image of Gaye as a black Superman – flying high on the cover of a set that's filled with some of his best 60s work for Motown – and for some reason, there seems to be a few more cuts in the package than you might get in the usual hits collection of the time. Every title's a classic – and tunes include "Pride & Joy", "That's The Way Love Is", "Ain't That Peculiar", "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow", "Too Busy Thinking About My Baby", and "Hitch Hike". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Marvin GayeTrouble Man (original gatefold pressing) ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Marvin Marvin Marvin – just when we thought you couldn't impress us any more, you took it to the next level! Trouble Man is a heck of a wonderful surprise from an artist that most folks really only knew as a singer – a fantastically funky blacksploitation soundtrack, conceived and composed by Marvin himself – and served up with some occasional vocals that work beautifully with the album's cool instrumental grooves! The set's easily one of Gaye's most righteous records ever – almost a second chapter to What's Going On, but more instrumental – and like that classic set, it really shows the whole new range of vision that Marvin was able to work in the studio. Gaye gets a bit of arranging help on some tracks from Gene Page and JJ Johnson – and the album's filled with great cuts – including the landmark "T Plays It Cool", plus other gems like "Don't Mess With Mister T", "Main Theme From Trouble Man", "The Break In", and "T Stands For Trouble". Very funky, very sophisticated, and very soulful! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the gatefold cover, with light wear and minor splitting.)

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✨✧ Eddie KendricksHit Man ... LP
Tamla, 1975. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Eddie certainly was the "hit man" on this one – a tight album of hard stepping soul tracks, mostly cut in Eddie's famous "boogie" mode of the mid 70s! The cuts mix wonderful soul vocals with some tight jazzy instrumentation – laid down by players like Wah Wah Ragin, Harvey Mason, Ray Parker, and Leonard Caston, who produced the album with Frank Wilson. The record's got swirling strings around harder instrumentation – in a mode that's perfect for Eddie's sweet vocal style – and the sound is right up there with classic work by Marvin Gaye or Barry White. Includes the nice long cut "Body Talk", plus "Happy", "If Anyone Can", "Fortune Teller", "I've Got To Be", and "Skippin' Work Today". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has an unglued top & bottom seam.)

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✨✧ MarvelettesMy Daddy Knows Best/Tie A String Around Your Finger ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1963. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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✨✧ Smokey RobinsonOpen/Coincidentally ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1976. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Smokey RobinsonThere Will Come A Day (I'm Gonna Happen To You)/Humming Song (Lost For Words) ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Stevie WonderFulfillingness' First Finale ... LP
Tamla, 1974. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic 70s classic from Stevie Wonder – part of a great run of records in which he broke completely from his earlier Motown sound – and showed the world that he was one of the true musical visionaries of the decade! The righteous currents of his previous few albums are fully in place here, taken with a bit more focus that helped the record gain Stevie a few new followers in the crossover market, while still offering up plenty to please all the minds that had already been blown by is initial work of the 70s! There's some fantastic themes here, and so many new ideas too – and titles include the slow-funk moog classic "Creepin", which has these wonderful washes of sound throughout, weird vocals by Stevie, and some drums that bump around in off-kilter little patterns just at the right moments. The album also includes the hit "Boogie On Reggae Woman", plus "Too Shy To Say", "You Haven't Done Nothin", "It Ain't No Use", "Bird Of Beauty", and "Please Don't Go". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Stevie WonderSend One Your Love (voc, inst) ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1979. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has a light stain on back.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderSongs In The Key Of Life ... LP
Tamla, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sweet little double LP – one that had some folks saying that Stevie should have stayed away from the "2LP syndrome", but for us a real treasure with lots of hidden gems. Besides the hits "Isn't She Lovely" and "Sir Duke", which were more than enough to carry the set in the record shops, the record's got lots of other nice cuts, including many that have that complicated jazzy feel of Stevie's work on the Inner Visions album. Titles include "Ngiculela – Esa Una Historia", "Ordinary Pain", "Black Man", "Village Ghetto Land", and "Love's In Need Of Love Today". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet & 45! Cover has some surface and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderStevie Wonder Live ... LP
Tamla, 1970. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An overlooked gem from Stevie Wonder's pivotal years at Motown – a wonderful live album that's got a great deal of charm, and a few surprising moments! Wonder's really coming into his own here – holding the stage with the maturity of some of the other adult acts on Motown, and stepping easily between his own hits and new versions of 60s work by others – coming across as a consummate entertainer with a great deal of control, and vocals that are even better than a few years back. Our favorite part of the album, though, is this killer 7 minute version of "Ca Purange" – which features an amazing drum solo by Stevie, one that's filled with some massively funky breaks! Other titles include "My Cherie Amor", "Sunny", "For Once In My Life", "Alfie", "Down To Earth", "Shee-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day", and "By The Time I Get To Phoenix". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small sticker remnant, a name in pen, and light surface wear.)

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✨✧ VariousMotortown Revue In Paris ... LP
Tamla, 1965. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Motowns brightest stars of the mid 60s, caught live on tour in Europe. 12 tracks in all, including "Too Many Fish In The Sea" by Earl Van Dyke & The Soul Brothers, "Stop In The Name Of Love", "Baby Love" an "Somewhere" by the Supremes, "Ooo Baby Baby" and "Mickey's Monkey" by the Miracles, "If I Had A Hammer", "Nowhere To Run" and "Dancing In The Street" by Martha & The Vandellas, "High Heel Sneakers", "Funny How Time Slips Away" and "Fingertips" by Stevie Wonder. LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown and yellow Tamla pressing, with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Marvin GayeI Heard It Through The Grapevine (aka In The Groove) ... LP
Tamla, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Marvin's definitely in the groove on this set – cooking on all burners with a host of late 60s Motown hits – bad-stepping his way towards some of the more mature moments to come in the 70s! The album's probably best remembered for the cut "I Heard It Through The Grapevine" – easily one of Marvin's biggest moments of the 60s, and a track whose popularity led to the album's title change from In The Groove to later incarnations as Heard It Through The Grapevine! Other cuts are equally great, and show Gaye really stretching out with mature, masculine confidence – pushing the envelope nicely on cuts that include "Loving You Is Sweeter Than Ever", "There Goes My Baby", "Change What You Can", "You're What's Happening", "Tear It Down", "You", and "Some Kind Of Wonderful". LP, Vinyl record album
(Comes with a bonus replica of the original cover for the album – initially titled In The Groove.)

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✨✧ Marvin GayeMarvin Gaye's Greatest Hits ... LP
Tamla, 1970s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Great cuts from the second decade of Marvin Gaye's career at Motown – really magic numbers pulled from that 70s period when he was really taking off with his music! There's a righteous undercurrent here that goes way beyond the simple soul of the 60s – and the set offers a great cross-section of the many moods that Marvin was putting forth at the time. Pure niceness all the way through – with tracks that include "Let's Get It On", "I Want You", "How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)", "I Heard It Through The Grapevine", "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)", "What's Going On", "After The Dance", "Can I Get A Witness", "Trouble Man", and "Distant Lover (Live)". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (gatefold cover) ... LP
Tamla, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the few cases in the history of pop music where the record is worth all the hype! Marvin blew everyone's mind when he unleashed this amazing suite of political soul tunes – not only just because he'd moved past the simple love songs of earlier years, but also because he was working with an amazingly complicated approach to soul music, one that would touch the work of others for years to come. David Van DePitte arranged and conducted the whole album – with soaring orchestrations mixed with smooth modern soul, in a style that reminds us a lot of the work of Charles Stepney at Cadet, who'd been doing this sort of thing for years but with less success. In the hands of Marvin Gaye, though, the material has an amazing quality – and all the disparate elements of the album are fused together in one powerful message by Marvin's incredible voice. One that we never tire of, and a record to be listened to all the way through every time. Titles include "What's Goin On", "Save The Children", "Flyin High (In The Friendly Sky)", "Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)", and "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Mexican pressing.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderTalking Book ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the classics, and an album that's filled with a sense of majesty and power that will knock you dead – despite the kind of silly cover of Stevie sitting on a hill, playing in the dirt! By this point, Stevie knows he's on top of the world as well he should – and he's honing the sophisticated experiments of the previous few albums into a tightly woven pop sound that would pay Motown a huge dividend for letting him take chances with his music! Includes the big hits "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and "Superstition", plus the amazing mellow synthesizer classic "You've Got It Bad Girl" and the fuzzy funky "Maybe Your Baby". Great stuff, and one that won't let you down! LP, Vinyl record album
(In the braille cover, with a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Yvonne FairBitch Is Black ... CD
Tamla (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Heavy heavy funk from the mighty Yvonne Fair – a 70s bad soul sister that we'd rank right up there with Betty Davis! Yvonne got her start working with James Brown in a sweeter mode, but by the time of this mid 70s debut, she'd hit a really hard-wailing sort of style – one that had the righteous vocal lead of singers like Davis, Maxayn, or a rare few others – and which gets support here from some really full, rich production from Norman Whitfield! Whitfield brings in bits of strings alongside the heavier bass, drums, and keyboards – and makes for a unique mix that almost goes a bit southern soul, while still staying in the hipper styles of 70s Motown – letting Yvonne get a bit personal on a few tear-jerking numbers, and come wailing back with full force on the funkier ones. Titles include the classics "Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On" and "It Should Have Been Me" – plus "Let Your Hair Down", "Love Ain't No Toy", "Tell Me Something Good", "It's Bad For Me To See You", "Stay A Little Longer", and "Walk Out The Door If You Wanna". CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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✨✧ Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellUnited ... CD
Tamla/Universal (Japan), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic soul duets between Marvin & Tammi Terrell – a landmark pair in 60s soul music, and easily one of the best male/female duos in pop music ever! Marvin and Tammi have a way of singing together that makes you feel like they're speaking the tunes, not singing them – a personal, intimate quality that's almost as if we're sneaking in on them behind closed doors – and not hearing their voices cast out in front of full backing in the Motown studios. Even when the tunes are familiar, they're still bracingly emotive – Includes stone classics like "Ain't No Mountain High Enough" and "If I Could Build My World Around You", plus "Hold Me Oh My Darling", "Somethin Stupid", "You Got What It Takes", and "If This World Were Mine". CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)

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✨✧ Marvin Gaye with Mary Wells, Kim Weston, and TammiMarvin Gaye & His Girls ... LP
Tamla, 1969. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A classic batch of Motown duets from Marvin Gaye and some of his best female co-stars – with a few contributions a piece from Mary Wells, Kim Weston, and Tammi Terrell! Although other artists explored the male/female duet mode back in the 60s, few did it as well as Marvin – thanks in part to a warmly sensitive vocal approach that made his duets come across as personal, loving conversations – and not the too-gimmicky modes used to push the big stars over at other labels. Marvin & Mary Wells sing "Once Upon A Time", "What's The Matter With You Baby", "Together", and "Deed I Do". Marvin & Kim Weston sing "I Want You 'Round", "What Good Am I Without You", and "It Takes Two". And Marvin and Tammi Terrell sing "Your Precious Love", "Little Ole Girl, Little Ole Boy", "I Can't Help But Love You", and "Good Lovin Ain't Easy To Come By". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s UK pressing.)

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✨✧ Thelma HoustonAny Way You Like It (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Tamla/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Smoking Motown work from Thelma Houston – a great 70s set that catches the singer at the top of her groove! The album's polished, but never in a too-commercial way – and the grooves acknowledge the growing role of the dancefloor in mainstream soul, yet also mostly stay away from some of the disco cliches of the time – thanks to sophisticated work by arrangers Art Wright, Paul Riser, and Michael Smith! Although we should also point out that this is the record that gave Houston one of her bigger hits – the key crossover track "Don't Leave Me This Way" – nestled nicely amidst other great numbers like "Don't Know Why I Love You", "Any Way You Like It", "If It's The Last Thing I Do", and "Don't Make Me Pay". CD features lots of bonus tracks – including "One Out Of Every Six (censored version)", "Do You Know Where You're Going", "Together", "Today Will Soon Be Yesterday", "You've Been Doing Wrong For So Long", and "Don't Leave Me This Way (single edit)". CD

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✨✧ Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesGoing To A Go Go ... CD
Tamla (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Legendary stuff from Smokey Robinson and his wonderful group – a killer set from the second all-male version of The Miracles – recorded with some wonderfully soaring harmonies! The group's got a nice bite on the bottom here – a groove to go with the "go go" promised in the title – at a level that made these Miracles really take off on Motown dancefloors, yet still also have the late nite appeal of the earlier group too. The album includes the big hit dance number "Going To A Go Go", the classic ballad "Tracks Of My Tears", and loads of other wonderful numbers like "Ooo Baby Baby", "Let Me Have Some", "All That's Good", and "My Girl Has Gone". CD
(Part of the Motown Did It First Series!)
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Eddie HollandIt Moves Me – The Complete Recordings 1958 to 1964 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 22.99
A beautiful collection of all the great and rare material Eddie Holland cut as solo singer in the late 50s and early 60s – including the incredible early Motown material, plus tracks he cut for Mercury, Kudo, Tamla and United Artists! Of course Eddie Holland is best remembered for uber-legendary work as producer, composer and arranger with the Holland-Dozier-Holland super soul unit – for damn good reason, but it's his early work as singer is way too strong to be considered a mere footnote to his greater legacy. Many of the cuts were written and produced by Berry Gordy, along with numbers written and produced by Brian Holland and Lamont Dozier, some recorded more famously by later acts, so what you truly have here is the foundation for great things to come – it's beautiful stuff that shines brightly in its own light. Eddie's a solid singer and the songs are terrific, formative stuff that's a pivotal bridge from earlier R&B to massive soul. 56 tracks on 2CDs: "Little Miss Ruby", "Will You Love Me", "Just A Few More Days", "It's Not Too Late", "Just Ain't Enough Love", "Brenda", "Baby Shake", "Magic Mirror", "If Cleopatra Took A Chance", "Action Speaks Louder than Words", "Bashful Kind", "Too Late To Cry", "Happy Go Lucky", "Pretty Little Angel Face", "Day Dreamer", "Rain And Thunder", "I Like Everything About You", "Happy Days" and many more. This set goes deeper than any compilation we've seen of Eddie's recordings, too, with a number of previously unissued Mercury recordings. CD

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Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesTears Of A Clown ... LP
Motown, 1967. Very Good ... $18.99
About as classic as you can get for late 60s Miracles! Smokey's vocals are in perfect form, and the group still has that 60s falsetto harmony sound, with lots of fragile bits and strong group backing. Includes the huge hit "Tears Of A Clown", plus a motherlode of great originals that make this a no-filler set! Titles include "The Soulful Shack", "My Love Is Your Love", "Don't Think It's Me", "I'm On The Outside (Looking In)", "More Love", and "It's A Good Feeling". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tamla pressing with deep groove.)

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Undisputed TruthLaw Of The Land ... LP
Gordy, 1973. Very Good+ ... $14.99
An unstoppable groove from The Undisputed Truth – a group who worked with Norman Whitfield in the same psychedelic soul territory as The Temptations – and who arguably got the sound across even better than them! This set's not as much of a bit hit as the group's other records from the time – but that makes it sound even fresher and more fierce – loads of those hard-rolling basslines you'd expect from Whitfield's production – and some soaring arrangements from Paul Riser and David Van DePitte, both of whom give the album a sense of majesty to match its inherent righteousness. Titles include "Law of The Land" and "Mama I Got A Brand New Thing" – plus covers of Temps tunes "Papa Was A Rolling Stone" and "Just My Imagination" – and other covers that include "Love & Happiness", "If I Die", "Feelin' Alright", and "Killing Me Softly", done in the full soul mode of the group. LP, Vinyl record album
(UK Tamla pressing. Vinyl is very clean, but has a short click at the beginning of side 2.)

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Ike WhiteChangin Times (with bonus track) ... CD
LA Records/Octave (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $13.99
Ike's got the distinction of being one of a number of 70s soul artists who were in prison while recording their debut efforts – and we're not ever sure if he made it out of the pen after this album came out. Whatever the case, the album's a surprisingly nice album of mellow soul tracks – endorsed by Stevie Wonder on the back, and clearly coming out of a trajectory that follows the best of Stevie's early 70s albums on Tamla. The album includes a killer long slow funky instrumental called "Antoinette" – with spacey keyboards, nice drum fills, and a bit of fuzzy guitar breakdowns. The cut's a monster – more than enough reason to buy the record – but the other tracks are nice too, a bit out there and spacious, and kind of in the same high concept soul territory as work by Eugene McDaniels. Titles include "I Remember George", "Love & Affection", "Changin Times", and "Comin Home". CD features the bonus 7" single mix of "Changin Times". CD
 
 
 



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