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VariousCatch A Fire – Treasure Isle Ska 1963 to 1965 ... CD
Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
A massive amount of early ska, from one of the first big labels of the genre – presented here with a huge double-length set list, and over 20 tracks that appear on CD for the first time ever! If you've never heard work from the Treasure Isle label before, you're in for a treat – and even if you have some other Treasure Isle sets, you'll totally dig the un-reissued cuts here – as the set goes way past the obvious, and really hones in on a key moment in the label – when producer Duke Reid perfectly captured a shift in Jamaican music – a time when influences from American jazz and soul were coming into play with other Caribbean rhythms, and started to cook up a new groove that would be copied by many over the years – but rarely done this right! There's a lean energy to the tracks that's so different from so many later, overlabored takes on ska – jazzier at many points, too – and without all the cliches and jargon that could weigh down the music. The set features 47 tracks in all – titles by Stranger Cole, Baby Brooks, Gloria & The Dreamlets, The Melody Enchanters, Glen Adams, Don Drummond, Eric Morris, Stranger & Patsy, Owen & Leon, and Derrick & Naomi. CD

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VariousHottest Hits – Treasure Isle Presents 84 Classic Rocksteady & Reggae Sounds From The Vaults (3CD set) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99 29.99
These may not be the hottest hits in pop music, but the set is a stunning collection of early reggae and rocksteady treasures from the vaults of the Treasure Isle label – that famous Jamaican imprint that was the home of producer Duke Reid – a force who really helped the sounds of Kingston step forward at the end of the 60s! In the rocksteady years, Treasure Isle was every bit as important as Studio One – maybe even more so – and the quality of the cuts here is a huge testament to the choice of artists and top-shelf handling that Reid brought to his work. In the UK scene of the late 70s, a series of Hottest Hits collections re-introduced the reggae audience to the Treasure Isle sounds from a few years before – and six of those collections are brought together here, for a whopping package of 84 tracks. Reid was especially great at working with groups and duets, and there's plenty of those here – in a selection of work from The Sensations, Melodians, Paragons, Alton Ellis, Techniques, John Holt, Phyllis Dillon, Claudette Miller, Joya Landis, Ken Parker, Tennors, Rosalyn Sweat, Three Tops, Jamaicans, Justin Hinds & The Dominoes, and many others. 3CD set features the rare Hottest Hits 3, which has alternate versions of all the tracks – and package also comes with 13 more bonus tracks too! CD

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✨✧ VariousNeverending Songs Of Love – Hits & Rarities From The Treasure Isle Vaults 1973 to 1975 ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
A really great look at the final years of the Treasure Isle label – a Jamaican imprint that was as important in the 60s as Studio One, and headed by the groundbreaking producer Duke Reid – a force maybe best known for ska and rocksteady, but still very much at the top of his game here! These years of the label don't get nearly as much exposure as others – and almost all the cuts here have never appeared on CD before – making the whole thing a real revelation to all us many folks who never got our hands on the 7" singles – especially as the collection is put together with the same level of care and detailed notes we've come to love from the Doctor Bird label! Plus, the set is divided in a great way – so that the first CD features vocal tracks, and the second features even more obscure dubs – a format not usually associated with Duke Reid, but carried off beautifully here by the Treasure Isle All Stars. 42 tracks in all – with work from The Mello Lads, Patrick Allen, Tinga Steward, The Chantells, Pat Kelly, The Saints, Sly Roker, Smokey 007, Murvin Brooks, Claudette Miller, Lloyd Robinson, The Africans, and The Black Brothers. CD

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VariousSka La Rama – Treasure Isle Ska 1965/1966 ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
Overflowing greatness from one of the first key labels on the Jamaican scene – the mighty Treasure Isle, a hotbed of new innovation during the ska generation – presented here in a package that goes way past the hits and obvious cuts! As with other Doctor Bird collections, the dig here is mighty deep – so much so that the 2CD package features a whopping 25 never-issued tracks – all of which stand nicely next to the killer singles that really helped cement the reputation of Treasure Isle in the mix 60s – jumping cuts that are filled with jazzy instrumental moments and deeply soulful vocals – the kind of records that really point the way forward to the rocksteady and reggae generation! The choice of cuts is superb – and the 52 track set features work by Lyn Taitt, Baba Brooks, Stranger Cole, Derrick & Naomi, Don Drummond, Dotty & Bonnie, The Clarendonians, Basil Caral, Derrick Morgan, Frank Cosmo, Owen & Leon, The Zodiacs, and others! CD

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✨✧ VariousSuper Bad – Hits & Rarities From The Treasure Isle Vaults 1971 to 1973 ... CD
Doctor Bird (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
Late work from the legendary Treasure Isle label – an imprint maybe best known for some killer ska and rocksteady in the 60s, but one that kept on going strongly well into the 70s! The cuts here are all the handiwork of the great Duke Reid – and as you might guess from the title, there's some definite nods towards some of the new styles that were bubbling up in 70s soul – although much of the work still has that classic Kingston vibe that made Duke's music so great! These later Treasure Isle tracks aren't always given their due – and 33 of the 50 tracks on the set make their first-ever appearance on CD – remastered beautifully from the original singles. Features work by Jeff Dixon, The Ethiopians, Duke Reid's All Stars, Cynthia Richards, Eddie Ford, Vincent Hinds & The Supersonics, Brent Dowe, Eddie Ford, Justin Hinds & The Dominoes, Tommy McCook, Toots & The New Generation Band, The Saints, Errol Dunkley, The Melodians, Albert Tulloch, The Willows, and others! CD

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✨✧ VariousTreasure Isle Showtime ... CD
Treasure Isle/Heartbeat, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Pure niceness from Duke Reid's crew at Treasure Isle, a label that shared a lot with Studio One over on Brentford Road. The sound here is groovy rock steady and mellow early reggae, with Lyn Taitt and Tommy McCook and the Supersonics laying down some nice rhythms, and a great cast of vocalists taking turns on some of the best numbers Treasure Isle had to offer. 22 nice, nice numbers in all, including "Boom Shacka Lacka' by Hopeton Lewis, "On The Beach" and "Wear You To The Ball" by the Paragons, "Come On Little Girl" by the Melodians, "Rocking Soul" by Tommy & Roy, "Girl I've Got a Date" by Alton Ellis, "Ali Baba" by John Holt, "I Can't Hide" by Ken Parker, "Go Lizzy Go" by Lizzy & Dennis Alcapone, "Cry Tough" by Alton Ellis & The Flames, "Rock Steady" by Phyllis Dillon, "Carry Go Bring Home" by Justin Hinds and "Baba Boom" by the Jamaicans. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)
 
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Errol Brown & The SupersonicsTreasure Dub Albums Collection (Treasure Dub Vols 1 & 2/Pleasure Dub/bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
A really wonderful collection of dub tracks built on older grooves from the Treasure Isle label – better known as a hotbed of ska and rocksteady at the end of the 60s! The set features three unusual albums that were created by producer Errol Brown after the initial Treasure Isle label had stopped recording – mid 70s sets that brought new dubby energy to older rhythm tracks from the catalog – all given superb instrumental touches from Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, and greatly abstracted in the studio through the magical talents of Brown on the mixing board! All three records are relatively obscure – Treasure Dub 1, Treasure Dub 2, and Pleasure Dub – and are presented here along with lots of bonus tracks and detailed notes. A whopping 46 titles in all – with tracks that include "Dub With Strings", "Touch A Dub", "Dub So True", "De Pauper A Dub", "I Shave The Barber", "Stealing Version", "Kansas City Dub", "Gemini Rock", "Chucky Love", "Reigning Dub", and lots lots more! CD

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Ken ParkerHere Comes Ken Parker (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 20.99
A classic collection of work from Ken Parker – maybe not the biggest name in Jamaican music, but a singer who really struck gold with this collection of cuts recorded for Treasure Isle! The original album came out in the mid 70s, but the music's got more of the rocksteady groove you'd expect from the label – a slower-stepping midtempo mode that really lets Ken open up with his amazing vocals – a soulful style that we'd rank right up there with classic work by Sam Cooke, or early Marvin Gaye at Motown – but set here to a very different sort of early reggae rhythms! Titles include "Jimmy Brown", "Mother's Eyes", "I Can't Hide", "Sincerely", "I Should Have Known", "True True True", and "I Catch Myself Crying". CD features a massive related 21 bonus cuts – Ken Parker tunes that include "Guilty Inside" and "Grooving In Style" – plus lots more cuts recorded for Treasure Isle by Hopeton Lewis, including some duets with Phyllis Dillon and Dennis Alcapone! CD

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VariousDuke Reid International Disco Series – The Complete Collection (3CD set) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99 29.99
Later work from legendary Jamaican producer Duke Reid – best known for the rocksteady classics on his Treasure Isle label in the late 60s, but still going strong here well into the 70s! The tracks here represent nearly every single 12" release issued by Reid on the many branches of Treasure Isle in the late 70s – music that takes full advantage of the extended length and the wider dynamic range offered by a 12" single over a 7" release – which means that the bottoms are even deeper, and the vocals seem to soar even higher – as Duke and his crew continue to perfect their talents in the studio. The set features a total of 38 tracks, all nice and long, 4 of which are from the vaults and appear here for the first time – supported by the usual fantastic Doctor Bird notes and details – with work by Phyllis Dillon, The Techniques, The Paragons, Alton Ellis, The Sensations & Jah Stone, Joya Landis, Ken Parker, John Holt, Alton Ellis & Papa Ritchie, Carly Bryan & The Supersonics, The Techniques & Ranking Trevor, The Jamaicans, and The Melodians. CD

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VariousSoul Power 68 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), 1968. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
Soul power 1968, but Kingston-style too – served up here in a host of gems from the vaults of Jamaican producer Duke Reid! The material is from a perfect moment in Reid's career – a time when he was changing his well-crafted Treasure Isle groove from ska to rocksteady – bringing in a new wave of inspiration from American soul, similar to the work at the start of the 60s that first inspired Jamaican artists to take off in some new directions of their own! The mode here is a blend of styles you might hear on Atlantic or Stax, but set to rhythms that are much more Jamaican – sometimes with soulful vocals in the lead, sometimes working as an answer to American soul instrumental singles of the time. Titles include "Come On Little Girl" by The Melodians, "Funky Beat" by Lloyd Williams, "In The Midnight Hour" by The Silvertones, "Soul Power" by Radcliff Butler, "Music Is My Occupation" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, "Black Power" by Winston Wright, and "What More Can I Do" by Clive & Doreen. 2CD set features a stunning 30 bonus tracks – 18 titles of which are new to CD, 3 of which appear here for the first time – material from The Sensations, Hopeton Lewis, Lloyd Tyrell, Joya Landis, The Gladiators, Yardbrooms, Phyllis Dillon, Tommy McCook, and others. 42 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ U-RoyVersion Galore (2CD edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), 1970s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The debut of U-Roy, and an album that paves the way for countless wonderful sounds to come! The album's an early one in the toasting approach – and has U-Roy calling out the tunes in this echoey style that's wonderful – somehow more urgent than reggae records of just a few years before, and almost dismantling the tunes as he works alongside them! Rhythms are cooked up by Duke Reid – and the album's the stuff that put both him, and the role of the DJ in reggae firmly on the map! Titles include "Your Ace From Space", "On The Beach", "Version Galore", "True Confession", "Tide Is High", "Things You Love", "The Same Song", "Happy Go Lucky Girl", "Rock Away", "Wear You To The Ball", "Don't Stay Away", and "Hot Pop". Amazing 2CD edition – with 30 more bonus tracks including "Honey Come Forward", "Treasure Isle Skank", "Peace & Love", "My Girl", "Super Boss", "Do Re Mi", "Ain't That Loving You (alt)", "Nehru", "True True", "Drive Her Home (part 2)", "Way Back Home", "Tom Drunk", "Words Of Wisdom", and "Everybody Bawling". CD

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✨✧ VariousSoul Power 68 (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), 1968. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Soul power 1968, but Kingston-style too – served up here in a host of gems from the vaults of Jamaican producer Duke Reid! The material is from a perfect moment in Reid's career – a time when he was changing his well-crafted Treasure Isle groove from ska to rocksteady – bringing in a new wave of inspiration from American soul, similar to the work at the start of the 60s that first inspired Jamaican artists to take off in some new directions of their own! The mode here is a blend of styles you might hear on Atlantic or Stax, but set to rhythms that are much more Jamaican – sometimes with soulful vocals in the lead, sometimes working as an answer to American soul instrumental singles of the time. Titles include "Come On Little Girl" by The Melodians, "Funky Beat" by Lloyd Williams, "In The Midnight Hour" by The Silvertones, "Soul Power" by Radcliff Butler, "Music Is My Occupation" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics, "Black Power" by Winston Wright, and "What More Can I Do" by Clive & Doreen. 2CD set features a stunning 30 bonus tracks – 18 titles of which are new to CD, 3 of which appear here for the first time – material from The Sensations, Hopeton Lewis, Lloyd Tyrell, Joya Landis, The Gladiators, Yardbrooms, Phyllis Dillon, Tommy McCook, and others. 42 tracks in all! CD
Also available Soul Power 68 (with bonus tracks) ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ SkatalitesSkatalite (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Treasure Isle/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A seminal record in the transition from ska to rocksteady – and one of the key calling cards of The Skatalites – a group who were already moving well past their name! The lineup is classic – Don Drummond on trombone, Tommy McCook and Roland Alfonso on saxes, and a bit of vocal help from Justin Hinds & The Dominoes – all working together in a seamless blend that forever set a standard for this late 60s generation! The titles include "Yard Broom", "Carry-Go-Bring-Come", "Twelve Minutes To Go", "Magic", "Strolling In", "Dan-De-Lion", "Apanga", "Eastern Standard Time", "Musical Store Room", and "River Bank" – plus the cut "Rough & Tough" with Stranger Cole and "When You Call My Name" with Stranger & Patsy. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Bob AndyLots Of Love & I (with bonus tracks) ... CD
High Note/Doctor Bird (UK), 1977. New Copy ... $14.99 20.99
Bob Andy's come a long way here from his earlier work with Marcia Griffiths – taking on some new righteous rasta energy, as you might guess from the title – and singing in an even headier style than before – in a way that makes this record as important to the roots generation as his earlier sides were to early reggae! The set was recorded at Treasure Isle, with bad-stepping rhythms from Sly & Robbie, and a nice current of dub on the production – all of which really sets the stage for Bob's richly soulful vocals on tunes that include "Troubled Woman", "Lots Of Love & I", "Unchain Me", "Stepping Free", "Revelation", "The Ghetto Stays In My Mind", and "You Lied". CD features bonus tracks too – including "The Ghetto Stays In My Mind", "Slow Down", "Set Me Free", and "Movements". CD

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Marcia GriffithsNaturally/Steppin ... CD
Sky Note/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
A pair of albums from Marcia Griffiths – the well-titled queen of reggae at the end of the 70s! First up is Naturally, a fantastic album from Marcia Griffiths – very much the kind of material that made her one of the best female singers on the Jamaican scene in the 70s! The set's got a soulful sparkle that's undeniable – music that could have, should have (if things were right) gotten Marcia much bigger fame in the US crossover market of the time – as these songs work equally well as laidback soul numbers, even with strong reggae rhythms – thanks to the warmth and class of the vocals! A number of tracks are originals, and titles include "Dreamland", "Tell Me Now", "Melody Life", "Survival Is The Game", "Feel Like Jumping", "Mark My Word", and "Truly". Steppin features Marcia Griffiths at the height of her powers – singing wonderfully and soulfully, in a style that almost transcends her Jamaican roots! While other reggae singers of the period were maybe polishing things up a bit, to reach larger commercial fame, Griffiths seems to be stepping back more into soul, while still working with familiar Kingston rhythms – crafting this mode that's completely compelling, and which has as much personal feeling as some of the more powerful social themes of the roots era. Errol Brown recorded the tracks at Treasure Isle, and titles include "It's Impossible", "Steppin Out Of Babylon", "Where Were Why", "Why There Is No Love", "Give & You Get", and "I'm Hurting Inside". CD
 
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✨✧ VariousHow Many Roads – Black America Sings Bob Dylan ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $9.99
The oft-covered Bob Dylan songbook never sounds so soulful – classic interpretations of Dylan's canon from a great, far reaching roster of black artists – from the the ever-stirring Staple Singers, southern soul heroes Howard Tate and OV Wright, charismatic country soul from Brook Benton, great gender role perspective flipped versions by Nina Simone and Patti LaBelle, a funky tamborine take by Con Funk Shun and much more! It's another excellent entry in the Songwriter Series from Ace Records, extra excellent in that it takes an obvious hero of 60s Songwriter – and actually pulls together songs that'll take you by surprise for their depth – whether you treasure Dylan, deep 60s & 70s solo & group R&B, funk, folk soul...or all of the above! Includes "Blowin In The Wind" by OV Wright, "Girl From The North Country" by Howard Tate, "The Man In Me" by The Persuations, "Lay lady Lay" by The Isley Brothers, "Emotionally Yours" by The O'Jays, "All Along The Watchtower" by Bobby Womack, "Maggie's Farm" by Soloman Burke, "Mr. Tamborine Man" by Con Funk Shun and more. 20 tracks in all. CD
Also available How Many Roads – Black America Sings Bob Dylan ... CD 12.99

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VariousHow Many Roads – Black America Sings Bob Dylan ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99 18.99
The oft-covered Bob Dylan songbook never sounds so soulful – classic interpretations of Dylan's canon from a great, far reaching roster of black artists – from the the ever-stirring Staple Singers, southern soul heroes Howard Tate and OV Wright, charismatic country soul from Brook Benton, great gender role perspective flipped versions by Nina Simone and Patti LaBelle, a funky tamborine take by Con Funk Shun and much more! It's another excellent entry in the Songwriter Series from Ace Records, extra excellent in that it takes an obvious hero of 60s Songwriter – and actually pulls together songs that'll take you by surprise for their depth – whether you treasure Dylan, deep 60s & 70s solo & group R&B, funk, folk soul...or all of the above! Includes "Blowin In The Wind" by OV Wright, "Girl From The North Country" by Howard Tate, "The Man In Me" by The Persuations, "Lay lady Lay" by The Isley Brothers, "Emotionally Yours" by The O'Jays, "All Along The Watchtower" by Bobby Womack, "Maggie's Farm" by Soloman Burke, "Mr. Tamborine Man" by Con Funk Shun and more. 20 tracks in all. CD
Also available How Many Roads – Black America Sings Bob Dylan ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Various101 Northern Soul – 101 Of The Greatest Northern Soul Anthems (5CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 5CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The title's no lie – as this sweet little set features 101 Northern Soul classics – a treasure trove of upbeat soul from the 60s – with lots of rare cuts, obscure groovers, and the kinds of tracks that always got more play on UK dancefloors than back home here in the US! For the price, the set is a hell of a collection – and features killer classics from labels that include Motown, Chess, Philips, MGM, and other vintage imprints – with a nice degree of overlooked cuts that have only been discovered by the northern scene in more recent years. Titles include "Til You Were Gone" by Frank Wilson, "Love Love Love" by Bobby Hebb, "Stop Her On Sight" by Edwin Starr, "What More Could A Boy Ask For" by The Spinners, "Can't Satisfy" by The Impressions, "I'm The One Who Loves You" by Darrell Banks, "Why Am I Lovin You" by Debbie Dean, "The Night" by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, "I Got A Feelin" by Barbara Randolph, "Heaven Must Have Sent You" by The Elgins, "Dr Love" by Bobby Sheen, "Trampoline" by Spencer Davis Group, "Nothing Left To Give" by Thelma Houston, "Baby I Miss You" by Tommy Good, "I've Been Blessed" by Bobby Taylor, "Look What You Done Boy" by The Lollipops, "Friday Night" by Johnny Taylor, "Baby I Love You" by Howard Tate, "Helpless" by Kim Weston, "Moody woman" by Jerry Butler, "There's A Ghost In My House" by R Dean Taylor, "Ordinary Joe" by Terry Callier, "Wade In The Water" by Marlena Shaw, "Drop In The Bucket" by Mary Wells, "Baby A Go Go" by Barbara McNair, "Love's Gone Bad" by Chris Clark, "Run For Cover" by The Dells, "Battened Ships" by Odyssey, "Nothing But A Heartache" by The Flirtations, "Sure Is A Lotta Woman" by The Isley Brothers, and "Keep On Lovin Me" by Francis Nero. CD

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✨✧ Isley BrothersBrothers Isley ... CD
T Neck/Epic, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
A stone cold funk album that forever changed the face of soul music – a bold shift in styles by the Isley Brothers at the end of the 60s, really setting the scene for their megafame of the next decade! The album's a follow up to the landmark It's Your Thing set – and it starts in the same space as that one, but goes arguably even deeper and harder in its groove – hitting a raw, sharp-edged approach to funk that's totally sinister – easily as great as anything coming out of the funky 45 underground, and a really strong message to the mainstream that these older hitmakers were ripe and ready for a deeper funk mode. The record doesn't have any of the hits of its predecessor – making it an even bigger treasure trove of under-discovered gems – great little tunes that are heavy on the drums, filled with rumbling bass, and cut with plenty of sharp-edged guitar. Titles include "Black Berries", "Vacuum Cleaner", "I Turned You On", "Was It Good To You", "Get Down Off The Train", "Feel Like The World", "Holding On", and "My Little Girl". CD
(Out of print. Sealed with a punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Isley BrothersBrothers Isley ... LP
T Neck, 1969. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A stone cold funk album that forever changed the face of soul music – a bold shift in styles by the Isley Brothers at the end of the 60s, really setting the scene for their megafame of the next decade! The album's a follow up to the landmark It's Your Thing set – and it starts in the same space as that one, but goes arguably even deeper and harder in its groove – hitting a raw, sharp-edged approach to funk that's totally sinister – easily as great as anything coming out of the funky 45 underground, and a really strong message to the mainstream that these older hitmakers were ripe and ready for a deeper funk mode. The record doesn't have any of the hits of its predecessor – making it an even bigger treasure trove of under-discovered gems – great little tunes that are heavy on the drums, filled with rumbling bass, and cut with plenty of sharp-edged guitar. Titles include "The Blacker The Berrie", "Vacuum Cleaner", "I Turned You On", "Was It Good To You", "Get Down Off The Train", "Feel Like The World", "Holding On", and "My Little Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)
 
 
 



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