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VariousTamla Motown Is Hot Hot Hot Vol 4 ... LP
Tamla/Motown (Germany), 1960s. Good Gatefold ... $4.99
Includes selections by The Temptations, Sisters Love, The Four Tops, Martha Reeves & The Vandellas, Michael Jackson, The Supremes, Gladys Knight & The Pips, Stevie Wonder, Undisputed Truth, Valerie Simpson, Syreeta, and Diana Ross. LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl plays with some crackles throughout. Cover has a Sonderpreis sticker, some price sticker remnants, and gloss separation along the spine.)
 
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Marvin GayeCan I Get A Witness/I'm Crazy 'Bout My Baby ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1963. Very Good ... $19.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(2 globes pressing.)

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Marvin GayeI Heard It Through The Grapevine (aka In The Groove) (180 gram purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tamla, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 24.99
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

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Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (gatefold cover) ... LP
Tamla, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $99.99
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
(Early pressing with 'dh' etch. Cover has some surface and edge wear, and a split top seam with tape.)

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Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellAin't No Mountain High Enough/Give A Little Love ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1967. Near Mint- ... $39.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has initials in marker.)

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✨✧ Marvin Gaye & Tammi TerrellYou're All I Need ... LP
Tamla, 1968. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
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
(Sealed vintage pressing. Cover has a cut corner, and a light scratch.)

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Brenda HollowayYou Can Cry On My Shoulder/How Many Times Did You Mean It ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Near Mint- ... $43.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Thelma HoustonAny Way You Like It ... LP
Tamla, 1976. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s Motown reissue.)

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Eddie KendricksBoogie Down! ... LP
Tamla, 1974. Very Good ... $4.99
One of Eddie's classic dancefloor groovers for Tamla, with production and arrangements by the hit team of Frank Wilson and Leonard Caston! The album keeps Eddie's hit "boogie" groove going strong – grooving mostly in a midtempo smooth soul style that would become a dominant approach to soul during the next few years, Eddie and Motown's contribution to the soul legacy of the 70s that was nearly as strong as that of Philly soul. Titles include "Boogie Down", "Hooked On Your Love", "Honey Brown", "Tell Her Love Has Felt The Need", and "Loving You The Second Time Around". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a name in marker on the front, back and one of the labels.)

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MarvelettesWhen You're Young And In Love/The Day You Take One, You Have To Take The Other ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1967. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Motown sleeve. Labels have a drillhole and a name in pen.)

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✨✧ MiraclesFabulous Miracles ... LP
Tamla, Early 60s. Good ... Just Sold Out!
A great rare, early album by The Miracles – one you almost never see on wax! The album features the group back when they still had a female member, who gives the band a beautiful high harmony sound in tandem with Smokey Robinson's falsetto vocals. A classic early Detroit soul record from Smokey with 10 tracks in all, including "You've Really Got A Hold On Me", "Your Love", "A Love She Can Count On", "I Can Take A Hint", and "Such Is Love, Such Is Life". Great great stuff – with a much rawer sound than later recordings! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 2 globes pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with crackles and some surface noise. Cover has split seams, wear and aging, and some light splash stains and discoloration in back.)

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MiraclesRecorded Live On Stage ... LP
Tamla, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $29.99
Smokey and the gang hit the stage with a good set of live material that has them performing longer versions of tracks before a very pumped up crowd. Tracks include "I've Been Good To You", "Way Over There", "You've Really Got A Hold On Me", "Mighty Good Lovin", and "Happy Landing". LP, Vinyl record album
(2 globes pressing with deep groove. Cover has light aging, with a trace of a corner stain on the back.)

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✨✧ Smokey RobinsonBeing With You ... LP
Tamla, 1981. Sealed ... $9.99
A great vehicle for the Smokey Robinson sound in the 80s – and a record that helped Smokey kick off the decade with a really massive hit! "Being With You" still let Smokey stay in an older style of soul-based vocals, without slipping into the adult contemporary sound that would hurt so many other artists of the time – and most of the record has Smokey still stepping around some mellow grooves arranged by Sonny Burke, of the sort that let his sweetly cracking voice come to the forefront. Titles include "Being With You", "You Are Forever", "Can't Fight Love", "As You Do", "If You Wanna Make Love", "Food For Thought", and "Who's Sad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cutout notch.)

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Smokey RobinsonWarm Thoughts ... LP
Tamla, 1980. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Warm thoughts, and equally warm vocals – thanks to the legendary Smokey Robinson, who's still sounding great here at the start of the 80s! The record's surprisingly charming – and has the laidback, mellow-going sort of sound that Robinson first crafted on Quiet Storm – but delivered here with a style that's even more personal and intimate, too. Things are quite stripped-down, especially given the overblown styles other singers were reaching for at the time – and titles include "Let Me Be The Clock", "Into Each Rain Some Life Must Fall", 'Wine, Women & Song", 'What's In Your Life For Me", and "I Want To Be Your Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesAway We A Go Go ... LP
Tamla, 1966. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A key set in the second chapter of Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – that time when the group moved from the mellow ballads that were their first early strength, into some dancefloor stormers that easily made them one of the most favored Motown acts of the time! Smokey definitely takes the "go go" in the title seriously – and comes up with some great grooves that feature plenty of his own lead vocals, including some lesser-known gems that we especially like. Backing by the group is great, too – and the overall sound is extremely sweet harmony soul, with a perfect Motown set of arrangements from the backing group – on titles that include "Can You Love A Poor Boy", "Baby Baby", "I'm The One You Need", "Save Me", "Oh Be My Love", and "Swept For You Baby". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 2 globes pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesGreatest Hits – From The Beginning ... LP
Tamla, 1960s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
Like the sticker on the cover says – 2 record album, 22 hit songs! This one's got just about all you'd need from the early days of Smokey & The Miracles – perfect falsetto harmony soul that shaped a generation of singers, and which was some of Motown's greatest work in the early days. Titles include "Got A Job", "I Need A Change", "Who's Lovin You", "Would I Love You", "Mickey's Monkey", "Shop Around", "(I Need Some) Money", "Bad Girl", "I Cry", "Way Over There", "I Love Your BAby", "What's Good About Goodbye", "A Love She Can Count On", "You've Really Got A Hold On Me", "I Like It Like That", "That's What Love Is Made Of", and "I Gotta Dance To Keep From Crying". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono brown & yellow Tamla pressing. Cover has light wear and a mostly split top seam.)

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Valerie SimpsonExposed ... LP
Tamla, 1971. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A classic early bit of soul from the Ashford & Simpson team – even though the record is billed under the name of Valerie Simpson as a solo act! Valerie sang all the tracks on the album, but she and Nick produced the record together – in a way that really sets the groundwork for their bigger fame to come in the 70s – but much rootsier overall! Paul Riser handles the arrangements, with that great touch that he was bringing to some of the best Motown work of the early 60s – that sense of expanded styles, but never in a way that just rehashed some of the previous Detroit styles, and instead almost reached for some of the more sophisticated sounds coming from the east coast and Chicago. Dennis Coffey handles the guitar solos, Jack Ashford plays percussion, and Joshie Armstead joins Nick and Valerie on backup vocals. Titles include "Sinner Man", "Can't It Wait Until Tomorrow", "I Don't Need No Help", "World Without Sunshine", and "We Can Work It Out". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing, in flipback cover!)

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Valerie SimpsonValerie Simpson ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Valerie Simpson really shines in the spotlight here, on an early solo outing for Motown – not yet paired with Nick Ashford at a vocal level, but still getting plenty of help from her future musical partner on both production and songwriting! The approach here is sometimes a bit more personal than later Ashford & Simpson material – as Valerie really shines on some of the ballads and mellower cuts, then lets loose with a righteous style that points the way at some of the great grooves to come! Includes the groovy "Keep It Coming", plus "Genius 1 & 2", "I Believe I'm Gonna Take This Ride", "Silly, Wasn't I?", and "Drink The Wine". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing in the textured cover, with minimal wear.)

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Tammi TerrellI Can't Believe You Love Me/Hold Me Oh My Darling ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Very Good- ... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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✨✧ Tata VegaGivin' All My Love ... LP
Tamla, 1980. Near Mint- ... $49.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(UK Motown pressing.)

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Little Stevie WonderWorkout Stevie, Workout/Monkey Talk ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1963. Very Good ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderEssential Stevie Wonder ... CD
Tamla/Motown, 1960s/1970s. Used 2CD ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Stevie WonderFulfillingness' First Finale ... LP
Tamla, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
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
(US pressing, T6-332S1, with Kendun stamp and brown text. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderHigh Heel Sneakers/Music Talk ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Very Good ... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Stevie WonderHotter Than July ... LP
Tamla, 1980. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small barcode sticker in back.)

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Stevie WonderIn Square Circle ... LP
Tamla, 1985. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
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. Cover has light wear.)

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Stevie WonderInnervisions ... LP
Tamla, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $49.99
One of the best Stevie Wonder albums ever! Stevie's moving into god-like territory here – handling a multitude of styles, all well, and crafting some of the most sophisticated soul of his generation. The album's got the same jazzy references you'll find on the best work by Donny Hathaway – best heard on the sublime track "Golden Lady", which gets our clear vote for one of the best songs ever! Just about every track is great, though – and the album features the big hits "Living For The City", "All In Love Is Fair", "Higher Ground", and "Don't You Worry 'Bout A Thing" – plus "He's Misstra Know It All", "Jesus Children Of America", and "Too High". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s Tamla pressing, T6 326 S1, with bold title and catalog number.)
Also available
Innervisions ... CD 5.99
Innervisions ... CD 3.99
Innervisions (Japanese paper sleeve version) ... CD 24.99

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Stevie WonderJourney Through The Secret Life Of Plants ... LP
Tamla, 1979. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $13.99
Very high concept work from Stevie Wonder! The record is, in fact, about the "secret life of plants" – partially used as a soundtrack for a film of the same name, but also acting as kind of a storybook in itself! Stevie's exploring a wide range of plant life and plant themes on the set – often in a way that has his keyboards taking center stage in little symphonies of soul that unfold like the petals of a flower in the morning sun – and which stand out as quite different from some of his vocal work, marking him as a talented electronic musician in his own right. Many tracks do have lyrics, too – often with themes of growing, seeding, and other garden metaphors that are easily translated to the human experience. Titles include "Secret Life Of Plants", "Outside My Window", "A Seed's A Star", "Race Babbling", "Black Orchid", "Send One Your Love", "Tree", "Come Back As A Flower", and "Ai No Sono". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the tri-fold braille cover, with surface & ring wear, cutout notch.)

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Stevie WonderOriginal Musiquarium 1 – Vols 1 & 2 ... CD
Tamla, 1970s/1980s. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
A 2CD set of some of Stevie's best tracks from the 70s – what more could you ask for? The album's a great way to pick up some of those songs that you've heard a million times, but you can't always figure out which albums they're on. 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", and "Isn't She Lovely". CD
(CRC pressing. Packaged in individual jewel cases.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderSongs In The Key Of Life ... LP
Tamla, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $54.99
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 the booklet. Cover has minimal wear.)

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Stevie WonderTalking Book ... CD
Tamla, 1972. Used ... $3.99
One of the classics, and an album that's filled with a sense of majesty and power that will knock you dead – despite the stupid cover of Stevie sitting on a hill, playing in the dirt! By this point, Stevie knows he's on top of the world – 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! CD
(Still sealed.)
Also available Talking Book ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Marvin GayeHow Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)/Forever ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1962. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Two globes pressing. Label has an X in pen.)

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✨✧ Marvin GayeI Want You ... LP
Tamla, 1976. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible record – quite possibly our favorite ever by Marvin Gaye! The album is quite unique – written by Leon Ware, and recorded in collaboration with him – done as a "suite" of tracks based on themes of passion, joy, and new love – all of which were very much on the mind of Marvin during his troubled years of the mid 70s. The whole thing's beautifully put together – superbly orchestrated with just the right funky touches, and even a sweet bit of electronics to give the set a nice edge. An amazing album – one of those soul records that goes deeper and deeper than you ever thought pop music could go – filled with great tracks that include "I Want You", "After the Dance", "Come Live With Me", and "Since I Had You". Genius – pure genius! LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s repress. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Eddie KendricksEddie Kendricks ... LP
Tamla, 1973. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A legendary album from the great Eddie Kendricks – a set that not only has the singer soaring on the kind of sublime old school vocal numbers he always did so well – but one that also has Eddie stepping out into some great dancefloor modes that would have a huge impact for years to come! Kendricks really scores big with the classic "Keep On Truckin" – a tune that's virtually the blueprint for boogie, and which is echoed here by a few other great numbers that really stand out – tunes that preface disco to come, but which also still bear a very strong link to the richest styles of Motown soul! Northern soul legend Frank Wilson had a great hand in the record – penning some of the best cuts, co-producing with Leonard Caston, and handling arrangements with Caston and James Carmichael – and in addition to "Keep On Truckin", other titles include "Darling Come Back Home", "Not On The Outside", "Any Day Now", "Where Do You Go (Baby)", "Each Day I Cry A Little", and "Only Room For Two". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch, yellowing from age, and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Smokey Robinson & The MiraclesSpecial Occasion ... LP
Tamla, 1968. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smokey and the group do a great job on some lesser-known numbers – all presented with that wonderful warm polish that The Miracles brought to soul, a sound that's always great, even on a lesser-hit album like this! Titles include "Give Her Up", "Special Occasion", "Yester Love", "If You Can Want", "Just Losing You", "Much Better Off", and "You Only Build Me Up To Tear Me Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown and yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has some surface wear & aging, tiny peel spot on the back.)

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✨✧ Tata VegaTry My Love ... LP
Tamla, 1978. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Come On & Try My Love", "I Need You Now", "Get It Up For Love", "If Love Must Go", and "In The Morning". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderMusic Of My Mind ... LP
Tamla, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pivotal album from Stevie Wonder – one of his first really heady records, and a tremendous little set from start to finish! The Wonder heard here is light years from the simple pop of the early days – really stretching out both as a songwriter and musician – coming up with a richly spiritual sound that's completely amazing. Stevie also produced the record himself – and takes his talents to the next level in the effort – layering sounds together beautifully, and making them come out with a crystal clear realization of his new musical vision. A wonderful place to start digging Stevie Wonder – with the killer classics "Superwoman" and "I Love Every Little Thing About You" – plus "Love Having You Around", "Seems So Long", "Girl Blue", and "Happier Than The Morning Sun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has just a few light sleeve marks. Cover has some surface wear and aging.)
Also available Music Of My Mind (numbered limited edition) ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Stevie WonderUptight (Everything's Alright)/Purple Rain Drops ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(2 globes pressing. Label has some wear and a drill hole. In a red Motown sleeve.)

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✨✧ Marvin GayeWhat's Going On (50th anniversary 180 gram 2LP pressing) ... LP
Tamla, 1971. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... 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)". This fantastic 50th Anniversary version features new mastering by Kevin Gray from the original master tapes, an essay by Hanif Abdurraqib, and a full record of bonus material that includes "What's Going On (stripped)", "What's Going On (rhythm & strings inst)", "What's Going On (mix 1 with no strings or horns)", "Symphony (demo version)", and original mono single mixes of "What's Going On", "God Is Love", "Mercy Mercy Me", "Sad Tomorrows", "Inner City Blues", and "Wholy Holy". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available What's Going On (gatefold cover) ... LP 99.99

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✨✧ MarvelettesPlease Mr Postman/So Long Baby ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1961. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some wear, a bit of marker, and a small sticker.)

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✨✧ MarvelettesYour Cheating Ways/Danger Heartbreak Ahead ... 7-inch
Tamla, 1965. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Two globes pressing. Label has faint ring wear.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderGo Home (12 inch version, inst) ... 12-inch
Tamla, 1985. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Motown sleeve.)

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✨✧ Stevie WonderHotter Than July (remastered) ... CD
Tamla, 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
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.)
Also available Hotter Than July ... LP 29.99

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✨✧ Marvin GayeWhat's Going On ... LP
Tamla, 1971. New Copy 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
Also available What's Going On (gatefold cover) ... LP 99.99

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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
Also available Any Way You Like It ... LP 4.99
 
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Basil KirchinAbstractions Of The Industrial North ... LP
De Wolfe/Trunk (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy (reissue)... About February 24, 2022 (delayed)
Pure greatness from Basil Kirchin – some of the rarest material the amazing composer ever recorded – and some of the best Kirchin work we've ever heard! Abstractions Of The Industrial North was recorded for the De Wolfe Sound Library in 1966 – but it works absolutely as a stand alone album, truly elegant and hypnotic material that combines an emotional sweep with an incredibly hip Brit jazz vibe! The first 11 tracks on the set make up Abstractions Of The Industrial North – "Prelude And Dawn", "Heart Of The North", "The Observer", "Conclusion", "Packing, Printing And Light Assembly", "Neutral Background", "Heavy Machinery" and more. The remaining 9 tracks are culled from De Wolfe Sound Library cues that Basil & co. also recorded in '66 – beautiful cuts that were carefully selected to carry on the pastoral, groovy vibe of the Abstractions material! Tracks include "Mind On The Run", "Where To Go", "Paranoia", "Viva Tamla Motown", "Pageing Sullivan", "Interaction", "Four Against Seven" and more. 20 tracks in all! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ike WhiteChangin Times (with bonus track) ... CD
LA Records/Octave (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
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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✨✧ Eddie HollandIt Moves Me – The Complete Recordings 1958 to 1964 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
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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