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VariousDisco Heat – Compiled By Kenny Dope ... CD
Urban Theory (UK), 1970s/1980s. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
A wealth of spacey disco tunes – all selected by Kenny Dope for this massive 3CD set! 2 of the set's CDs feature unmixed tracks – a total of 18 in all, with a wide range of obscure dancefloor numbers from the 70s and early 80s, especially those that have had strong currency in recent years, thanks to a far-thinking approach to production and instrumentation. Disc 3 of the set features Kenny mixing together tracks on the other two – coming up with a swirling batch of grooves that are all linked by the unique Dope approach! There's loads of choice rarebits in the set – and tracks include "Just As Long As I Got You" by Love Committee, "I Need You" by Sylvester, "Powerline" by Double Journey, "In The Bush" by Musique, "Go Bang" by Dinosaur L, "Me & The Gang" by Hamilton Bohannon, "You Got Me Running" by Lenny Williams, "Grooving You" by Harvey Mason, "Got To Have Your Love" by Clyde Alexander, "Keep On Dancin" by Gary's Gang, "Life On Mars" by Dexter Wansel, "Delerium" by Francine McGhee, "Jazz Carnival" by Azymuth, and "Here I Go Again" by Thelma Houston. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousDisco Deutschland DiscoDisco, Funk & Philly Anthems From Germany 1975 to 1980 ... CD
Marina (Germany), Late 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A German disco extravaganza – and a much-needed look at one of the strongest 70s club outlets next to the US! At first glance, the mix of Germany and disco might seem like an unlikely fit – but the German scene gave the world some key disco hits back in the 70s, as well as a huge variety of underground and lesser-known gems! The German approach was often a bit heavier on electronics than the American one – modes that were slightly pulled from prog and fusion that was bubbling around earlier in the decade, then fused into a cleaner, leaner, more rhythmic groove – and often topped with vocals in English, sometimes by American vocalists living overseas. Even the older German instrumentalists got in on the act – and the 70s saw both jazz and easy players hitting a disco groove with a new approach to their music! This great collection – put together by the folks who gave us The In Kraut – showcases all these aspects of the scene, and brings together a few hits with a lot more obscure gems – many of which we've never seen on this side of the Atlantic before. Titles include "Opium" by Peter Thomas, "Philodendron" by Veronika Fischer, "Illegal Toys" by Alfie Khan Sound Orchestra, "Lovemachine" by Supermax, "You've Got The Power (parts 1 & 2)" by Su Kramer, "Fashion Pack" by Amanda Lear, "Weider Zusammen" by Marianne Rosenberg, "Sex World" by Berry Lipman, "Get On The Funk Train (part 1)" by Munich Machine, "I Can't Move No Mountains" by James Last, "Treat Me Like A Woman" by Jackie Carter, "Feedback Brother" by Peter Herbholzheimer Rhythm Combination & Brass, "Disco Cisco" by Carsten Bohn's Bandstand, and "Love In A Sleeper" by Silver Convention. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Louie VegaNYC Disco ... CD
Nervous, 2018. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The mighty Louie Vega pays tribute to the New York scene that gave him a start – and which he helped transform with his classic club work of the past few decades! The set's a fantastic celebration of the spirit of disco, but is delivered with a very contemporary vibe – not straight house, but that warmer blend of the music that first started hitting the Paradise scene in the second half of the 80s – when folks weren't afraid to go back and borrow some of the best moments of the 70s, and work them into leaner grooves for the new generation. Vega was a key part of that generation – and there's a spirit here that's very much in keeping with his early Masters At Work material, especially when it got collaborative – as the record features work from guests, and a lot of classic tracks that are transformed in Vega's hands. Louie mixes lots of new music with his remixes – so the album is quite different than a remix record – and new guests include Josh Milan, The Martinez Brothers, Patrick Adams, Anane, Rochelle Fleming, Barbara Tucker, DJ Jazzy Jeff, and Tony Touch – amidst older work by John Davis, Sylvester, Luther Vandross, Rhyze, Greg Henderson, and Klassique. 27 tracks in all – including "Rebel Nation" by Louie Vega with Patrick Adams & Cloud Two, "He Promised Me" by Bebe Winans, "Love Having You Around" by Louie Vega, "Get Myself Together (Louie Vega rmx)" by Luther Vandross, "Dreamin (Louie Vega rmx)" by Greg Henderson, "This Beat Is Mine" by Vicky D, "Cosmic Disco" by Dub Disco Band, "Get With The Funk" by Louie Vega, "Dance (Disco Heat) (Louie Vega rmx)" by Sylvester", "Somebody's Loving You (Ray Reid 12" mix)" by Klassique, "Let's Do It (Louie Vega interpretation)" by Leroy Burgess & Convention, and "Gotta Get Outta Here" by Lucy Hawkins. CD

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VariousCan You Feel It – Modern Soul, Disco, & Boogie 1976 to 1986 ... CD
Tramp (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $14.99
The cover's a bit creepy, but the set's a great one – way more soulful than the image of a dummy might make you expect! The collection follows strongly in the same territory as the funk titles on the Tramp Records label – and like those, digs deep in the American underground to find a host of under-exposed gems from back in the day – tunes that start out in the fast funk years of disco, but also move into some great 80s grooves as well! There's a huge number of cuts here we've never heard before – but that's no surprise, given the way that Tramp puts a set like this together – and titles include "The Freeze" by Steven Toll, "SOS" by Tyree Glenn Jr, "Missing You" by Silky Vincent Group, "Sights & Sounds" by Jeffords Brothers, "Medicine Man" by Grayson Street, "Puss (part 1)" by Oakland Express, "A Fool No Longer" by Afrodisia, "Don't It Make You Feel Good" by Deep South Dance Band, "Touchdown Cleveland Browns" by Ray Jay Band, "Future" by Keither Florence & The Associates, "Anytime" by Empulse, "Beautiful Day" by Mel O Madnezz, and "Dig This Piece" by Progressive Sounds Band. CD

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VariousCosmic Future Groove Vol 2 – Spaced Out Disco & Funkified Electronic Themes 1973 to 1983 ... CD
Show Up (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Wicked grooves from the German scene of the 70s – that stretch of the sound library generation when things were getting even more electronic than before – and picking up some great funky dancefloor modes in the process! Most of these numbers are heavy on keyboards – especially the more electronic types that warrant the "cosmic" in the title of the collection – usually delivered over clean, clear, upbeat rhythms that bring plenty of club, disco, and boogie modes to play in the process! Think of this one as the blueprint for the best Euro club sounds of the late 70s and early 80s – but since the tunes are even shorter and more focused, they pack a hell of a lot more punch too! Features work from sound libraries that include Media Music, DeWolfe, Sonimage, Jollymay, Golden Ring, Intersound, and more – with cuts that include "Greenwich Street" by Klaus Weiss, "Bacchanales Estardiennes" by Bernard Estardy, "Poursuite Dans La Nuit" by Roger Davy, "Spectator" by Tom Elliot, "Coordinates Meeting" by Peter Thomas, "Bio Rhythm No 3" by Thomas Clausen, "Flying Objects" by Roger Webb, and "Ele Toldoth" by Helmuth Brandenburg. CD

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VariousDisco Connection Vol 2 – Authentic Classic Disco 1974-1981 ... CD
WSM (UK), 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Got a disco connection? Check this one out and get sorted! The genius compilers at Warner UK move way beyond the obvious here – digging through some late 70s and early 80s LPs to come up with a range of club tracks that never really got their due the first time around, and which really sparkle with the best funky dancefloor sound that's been burning up the current disco revival scene! Many of the artists in the package may be familiar, but many of the tracks are lesser-known numbers that step out with a freshness that we really like – and which make for one very nicely grooving set! 12 tracks in all – all nice and long – with titles that include "Everybody Loves A Good Thing" by Phreek, "Cosmic Lust (12" mix)" by Mass Production, "Hi Jack" by Herbie Mann, "Bourgie Bourgie (12" mix)" by Ashford & Simpson, "I Wanna Take You There" by Gino Soccio, "It Looks Like Love" by Goody Good, "I Know You I Live You" by Chaka Khan, "He's The Greatest Dancer" by Sister Sledge, "Why Leave Us Alone (long 12" mix)" by Five Special, and "That's Where The Happy People Go" by The Trammps. CD
(Out of print.)

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Chorus & Disco CompanyDolina Diamentow – Antologia 1978 (Swiatla Dyskoteki/Discoland) ... CD
GAD (Poland), 1978. New Copy ... $16.99
Soaring disco grooves from behind the Iron Curtain – proof that the sound of Studio 54 was touching all corners of the globe in the 70s! The disco here isn't really the familiar sort, though – as the music was recorded by a studio project – a bit like sound library funk from Italy and France, with a core funk instrumental approach at the heart of the tracks – sped up with bits of strings, fast percussion, and occasional chorus vocals! The sound is almost a bit like some of the cool German easy material of the period – particularly that of their own sound library world – almost an echo of popular Euro disco styles, but never with a need to hit the charts – and usually instrumental. CD Features all the material from two albums issued by Polskie Nagrania – Swiatla Dyskoteki and Discoland – and titles include "Mr Verdi", "Bongo Boy", "Argentina", "Boogie Moogie", "Safari", "Oczy Czarne", "Discoland", "Zeppelin", "Aviator", "Monsun", and "Alfred Wsrod Ptakow". CD

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VariousBackstreet Brit Funk Vol 2 – The UK's Finest Underground Soul, Jazz Funk & Disco Compiled By Joey Negro ... CD
Z Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99
Fantastic grooves from the UK scene – most of them created during the better-known punk and post-punk years of the country – which might be why so many of them have remained so obscure over the decades! Yet taken together, these cuts represent a fantastic legacy in soul – upbeat grooves created by British artists who were clearly inspired by the hippest American jazz funk of the late 70s – working hard to create magical music with their own sort of voice, one that also occasionally borrowed elements from the unique post-colonial scene that was having an impact on other sides of English music. Many of the productions here are a bit less slick or smooth than American work of a similar nature – almost like some of the indie funky club 12" singles of the post-disco years – which is also when many of these cuts were created. As with the first fantastic volume, there's a great choice of cuts going on here – music that really illuminates the funkier side of the UK scene in the years before acid jazz, drum n bass, and other bigger global waves of grooves. Titles include "Stop & Think" by Paradise, "I Can't Turn Away" by Savanna, "Closer To Your Love" by Rare Moods, "We're Funkin" by Proton, "Never Let Go" by Eastbound Expressway, "Brazelia" by Brazelia, "All Night Long" by Cloud, "Watching You" by Powerline, "I've Got To Have You" by The Antilles, "Potion" by Rick Clarke, "Starlight" by Index, "Love Time Machine" by AD 2000, "What Are We Gonna Do About It" by Mercy Mercy, "Eternally Grateful (unreleased dub mix)" by Janet Kay, "Ease Your Mind" by Touchdown, "Jazzin & Crusin" by Cache, "Girls Girls Girls" by Kandidate, and "Take A Walk In The Moonlight" by Paul Bailey Sound. CD

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VariousHappy Disco 2 – Solar Night – Mixed By DJ Osshy ... CD
Solar/Octave (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $28.99
West coast soul galore – as the mighty Solar Records catalog comes alive in the hands of DJ Osshy – who delivers a non-stop mix that brings together almost 30 tracks from the legendary LA powerhouse of soul! As you'd guess from the title, the tracks here are on the clubbier side of the spectrum – but that also includes lots of upbeat 80s funk, in addition to some of the 70s disco cut by Solar in their earliest years – which makes for a great sense of groovy variety throughout! Titles include "Take That To The Bank (12" mix)" by Shalamar, "Fantastic Voyage" by Lakeside, "Emergency" by The Whispers, "Come Back Lover Come Back" by The Sylvers, "Call Me" by Bill Wolfer, "Do You Like Our Music" by Collage, "I Surrender" by The Deele, "No Parking On The Dance Floor" by Midnight Star, "I Just Can't Without Your Love" by Carrie Lucas, "Groove Control" by Dynasty, "Slow Jam" by Midnight Star, "I Can Make It Better" by The Whispers, "Take It To The Top" by The Sylvers, and "It's All The Way Live" by Lakeside. CD

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✨✧ VariousYowsah Yowsah Yowsah – 70s New York Disco ... CD
Back Beat (UK), Late 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great groovy disco from the New York scene of the 70s – not the overplayed hits of the Saturday Night Fever scene, but the better numbers from the underground – just the kind of cuts that have gone onto become huge over the years, thanks to the efforts of rare groove DJs and the house music generation! Most of these tracks are nice and long, and show the best side of 70s disco – tight core rhythms, worked out by key instrumental combos – often topped with some soaringly soulful vocals, sung by real soul singers with plenty of experience before the disco boom hit. Titles include "Keep On Dancin" by Gary's Gang, "This Time Baby" by Jackie Moore, "Helplessly" by Moment Of Truth, "The Player" by First Choice, "This Will Be A Night To Remember" by Eddie Holman, "Hit & Run" by Loleatta Holloway, "Gotta Get Out Of Here" by Lucy Hawkins, "Am I Dreaming" by TJM, "The Beat Goes On & On" by Ripple, "I Like It" by Players Association, and "We're On The Right Track" by Ultra High Frequency. CD

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VariousBoombox 3 – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap – 1979 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 22.99
A mighty tribute to the days before iPods and headphones – when the only option for portable music was the boombox – a sonic powerhouse that ruled the streets and the subways, and seemed to create an instant party whenever it arrived! The tracks here are underground gems from back in the day of the boombox – the kind of cuts that should never, ever be played on earbods – and instead need to be rocked out of speakers that are as big as you could hope to find – preferably with the bass turned up as high as it will go! Music is mostly old school hip hop, but also has that mix of rhymes and vocals that was coming into play as the parties moved from the streets and parks into the recording studio – all to create the kind of cuts that would always sound best on the boombox! Titles include "Another One Bites The Dust" by Sugar Daddy, "Thumpin" by Brothers Disco, "Class A" by Majestics, "On The Move" by Mifflin Ensemble, "Get Fly" by TJ Swann & Company, "Low Rider Rap" by Poor Boy Rappers, "Teen Machine Rap" by Teen Machine, "Ms DJ Rap It Up" by She, "Rhythm Rock (part 1)" by The Caution Crew, "Smooth Talk" by Mr Fox, "Gigolo Rapp" by Disco Daddy & Capt Rapp, "Wack Rap" by Solid C Bobby D & Kool Drop, and "Rhapazooty In Blue" by Sicle Cell & Rhapazooty. CD
Also available Boombox 3 – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap – 1979 to 1983 (3LP set) ... LP 29.99

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VariousBoombox 2 – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap – 1979 to 1983 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
The real sound of the old school, and the best beats from the streets – the kind of early underground hip hop tracks that still sound wonderful after all these years! These are tracks from the earliest years of the style – when funk was as much a part of the music as lyrics – and tracks were often surprisingly long, and spun out in the best sort of party mode – with an excellent focus on funky drum breaks and basslines, matched by lyrics from youthful crews and MCs that set the standard for countless artists to come! As with the first volume, the track selection here is wonderful – a mix of key classics from the Harlem and South Bronx scenes, plus some overlooked gems that are well-worth discovering – all wrapped up with the usual top-shelf attention to detail we've come to expect from Soul Jazz Records! The package features loads of great notes and photos – and titles include "Maximus Party" by TJ Swann & Pee Wee Mel, "Death Rap" by Margo's Kool Out Crew, "Lookin Good" by Eddie Cheba, "One Time Two Time Blow Your Mind" by MC Rock Lovely, "Let's Rock" by Harlem World Crew, "School Days" by Busy Bee, "Ah That's The Joint" by Kool DJ AJ, "Dancin Party People" by Little Skarsky, "Young Ladies" by Lonnie Love, "Rappin Partee Groove" by Rappers Rapp Group, "The People's Message Take Two" by Terry Lewis & Wild Flower, "Shake Your Body" by Manujothi, "Dr Ice Rap" by Zoot II, and "Rock The Message Rap" by Grand Master Chilly T & Stevie G. CD

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VariousBoombox – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap 1979 to 1982 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 22.99
Great cuts from the old school – pulled together from the earliest days of hip hop – at a time when the boundary lines in the music weren't so fully formed! These days, the difference between hip hop and club cuts is huge – but back in the South Bronx scene at the start, there was a lot more interplay between styles – as 70s funk served as the blueprint, disco singles expanded the format, soul vocals gave some structure, and live rhymes and DJ work provided all of the spontaneous elements that made the music so unique – coming together with amazing energy that really reflected the street-level sounds of the New York scene! This ultra-hip collection brings together all those amazing strands from the early years – in a set that's one of the best historically important Soul Jazz titles we've seen in years – from the excellent track selection right down to the very detailed notes. There's plenty of rare cuts here you're not likely to have in your collection – and titles include "Body Rock" by Neil B, "Positive Life" by Love Bug Starski & The Harlem World Crew, "At The Place To Be" by Mr Sweety G, "New Rap Language" by Spoonie G & The Treacherous Three, "We Are People Too" by Master Jay, "Equidity Funk" by Mistafide, "And You Know That" by TJ Swan, "Searching Rap" by Bon Rock & The Rhythm Rebellion, "Willie Rap" by Willie Wood & The Willie Wood Crew, "Rhythm Rap Rock" by Count Coolout, "On The Go" by Black Bird & Kevski, "Philosophy Rappin Spree" by Super 3, "Move Your Body" by Bramsam, and "One More Time" by Sugar Daddy. CD
Also available Boombox – Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro, & Disco Rap 1979 to 1982 ... LP 29.99

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✨✧ VariousDiscophilia Belgica – Next Door Disco & Local Spacemusic From Belgium 1975 to 1987 ... CD
Sdban (Belgium), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A European disco world that's ripe for rediscovery – one that's much more obscure than better-known club work from Germany, France, and Italy – but which may well be even groovier than the work from those three scenes! The package is a great complement to some of the funk and jazz sets on the Sdban label – and like those, it really digs deep – to uncover a vast array of music from the small nation – which was clearly a hotbed of groovy activity in the 70s, at a level that none of us realized at the time! The tunes here mix together funk and pop, soul and disco – all in ways that criss-cross strongly with more familiar modes of the period – but often have an offbeat quality, and sometimes a surprising sense of humor that comes through in the mostly English lyrics in the lead. 2CD set features 30 tracks – and titles include "Ethereo Disco" by R Roland, "King Kong" by Carl Watson, "Baby Won't You Turn Me On" by Charles Watson, "Sexy" by Lovedream, "La Gomme" by L2, "Cool & Get Up" by Quartz, "I'm Free" by Steve, "Groovin To The Music" by Flame, "Queen To The Pharoah" by Marianne, "Feel So Glad" by Dan Davis, "Ivro De Vie" by Kevin Moraine, "Be My Love Tonight" by CC Band, "Strange How You Move" by Venus, and "Bubblegum" by Bubble. CD

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VariousMutant Disco – A Subtle Discolation Of The Norm – Volumes 1 & 2 ... CD
Ze (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
Ho! This one takes us back! We're not as old as you might think here at Dusty Groove, but we're old enough to remember that wonderful period in the early 80s when somewhere on the lower east side, the energy and rawness of punk and post punk were meeting up with the glamour of the glitzed up disco club scene. ZE records was all over the scene, releasing the finest mutated disco from arch scenesters like August Darnell and the not-yet-heavyweight producer Don Was to other greats who might sadly have become sidebars in the history of modern music if not for this compilation, like Lizzy Mercer Descloux and Cristina. Each and every track grooves along with an unstoppable energy, whether it's Kid Creole's sophisticated Latin-esque numbers, Garcons' bubbling synths or Was (Not Was)'s faux R&B. 25 tracks in all, spread out over 2 CDs, with excellent retrospective notes and a nice fold out digipack! Includes: Was(Not Was) "Wheel Me Out" & "Tell Me That I'm Dreaming", Material with Nona Hendryx "Bustin' Out", Kid Creole & The Coconuts "Annie I'm Not Your Daddy" & "I'm A Wonderful Thing Baby", Coati Mundi "Que Pasa/Me No Pop I", James White & The Blacks "Contort Yourself", The Aural Exciters "Emile" & "Spooks In Space", Gichy Dan "Cowboys & Gangsters", Don Armando's 2nd Ave Rhumba Band "Deputy Of Love" plus loads more from Garcons, The Waitresses, Lizzy Mercer Descloux and others! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Peter NeroDisco Dance & Love Themes Of The 70s/Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose ... CD
Columbia/Vocalion (UK), 1973/1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
A pair of 70s albums from Peter Nero – finally both out on CD! On Disco Dance & Love Themes Of The 70s, Peter Nero hits the disco years – and uses the groove to really transform his sound in a mighty great way! That bold piano that Peter put down in the 60s is still right out front in the mix – but it gets some soaring support from arrangements by Bert DeCoteaux, who adds in just the right blend of soul and strings to give the whole record a sweetly clubby sound! The approach is way better than most pop-disco modes of the time – thanks to the deeper pedigree of DeCoteaux – and the strong Nero piano lines really keep things moving, even in an instrumental mode. Titles include nice versions of "Feel Like Makin' Love", "Love's Theme", "Superstition", and "Theme From Emmanuelle" – plus a nice original called "Soul Ballet", a great funky number! Say Has Anybody Seen My Sweet Gypsy Rose features some surprisingly great Fender Rhodes from Peter Nero – an artist who's normally just associated with acoustic piano! Nero didn't touch electric keys that often, but when he did the results were always great – these pointed, punctuated lines that had the same energy as his acoustic work, but with a very different vibe. Much of the record still features regular piano – mixed with nice charts from Nero and Bhen Lanzaroni – but the electric elements really make the whole thing great, and titles include "Woman Of The World", "A Million To One", "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life", "Loves Me Like A Rock", and "Daydream". CD

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✨✧ VariousThen That's What They Called Disco ... CD
Elevate (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
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✨✧ Disco LadiesThree's Company ... CD
Baby Grand/Everland (Austria), 1977. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
These disco ladies are pretty darn great – a lot more deep-voice than some of their club contemporaries – at a level that makes the record way stronger than just another album of grooves! The girls work in trio format – but the record has an approach that puts the vocals first, rather than use them to augment the usual studio work in a funky style – so that there's a rich feel to the record that really knocks it out of the park – almost in an earlier female group mode! The set was recorded in California, and we don't know much else about it – but we can say that tracks include "Woman", "Our Love Is Special", "Better Than Walking Out", "Lovin You Is So Easy", and "I Second That Emotion". CD

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VariousCrate Diggers Presents Italo Disco ... CD
Crate Diggers, New Copy ... About December 25, 2018 (delayed)
... CD

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✨✧ Far Out Monster Disco OrchestraBlack Sun ... CD
Far Out (UK), 2018. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic sounds from the Far Out Monster Disco Orchestra – a group with family ties to Azymuth and Incognito, and who work here in the best blend of Brazilian and soulful elements that might imply! The ensemble is a crowning achievement for the Far Out label – a summation of all the great work they've done from the London scene, including their reintroduction of key Brazilian musicians of the 70s – all soaring to the skies here, with a richly collaborative energy! The group features lots of keyboards from Jose Roberto Bertrami, guitars from Alex Malheiros, and keyboards and rhythms from Daniel Maunick – plus great contributions from many others, including some help from the legendary Arthur Verocai. Most tunes groove in a mighty nice way – not vintage disco, but a soaring, righteous 21st Century version of club – on tunes that include "Step Into My Life", "Flying High", "Black Sun", "The Two Of Us", "Walking Bass", "Give It To Me", and "Where Do We Go From Here". CD also features bonus instrumentals of most songs on the album! CD

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✨✧ VariousDisco Madness ... CD
Salsoul/Unidisc (Canada), Late 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A legendary collection of cuts from Salsoul Records – not just big classics from the label, but special Walter Gibbon mixes that are even more revolutionary than the original tunes! Gibbons has a really wonderful way with a cut – an expansive touch that really opens things up, and makes just about every number here kind of a mini-symphony in clubby soul! The core arrangements and orchestrations of the Salsoul cuts are already wonderful – handled by Vince Montana and other top studio talents – but Gibbons makes those core parts into something even more amazing with his mixes here – still allowing you to love the hooks and grooves, but also taking everything to an even more sophisticated level. Titles include "My Love Is Free" and "Ten Percent" by Double Exposure, "It's Good For The Soul" and "Magic Bird Of Fire" by Salsoul Orchestra, "Let No Man Put Asunder" by First Choice, and "Catch Me On The Rebound" by Loleatta Holloway. CD

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✨✧ VariousLegacy Of Disco (3CD set – with bonus track) ... CD
Sony (Germany), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
A great little set of classic disco tracks, but one that also includes a few rare mixes too – all brought together in a monumental tribute to the sound of the east coast scene at the end of the 70s! The package is heavy on tracks with origins in Philly and New York – including a fair bit of Philadelphia International gems from the Gamble & Huff team, mixed with other work from the larger holdings of Sony labels – including Epic, Columbia, RCA, and Buddah at the time. There's a nicely unified feel to the whole thing – one that really makes us re-appreciate some of these cuts in the setting – and titles include unreleased cuts "Love is The Message (Danny Krivit edit)" by MFSB, "I Don't Wanna Lose Your Love (DJ Reverend P edit)" by The Emotions "You Can't Had From Yourself (Mike Maurro rmx)" by Teddy Pendergrass, and "Love Epidemic (DJ Reverend P edit)" by The Trammps" – plus the cuts "Don't Leave Me This Way (Tom Moulton mix)" by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, "Was That All It Was (78rpm version)" by Jean Carne, "Ain't No Smoke Without Fire (DJ Reverend P edit)" by Eddie Kendricks, "Bad Luck (Mike Maurro ext rmx)" by Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes, "Where Will You Go When The Party's Over (Tom Moulton mix)" by Archie Bell & The Drells, "This Time Baby (Tom Moulton mix)" by Jackie Moore, "You Stepped Into My Life (John Luongo rmx)" by Melba Moore, "I Love Music (Tom Moulton mix)" by The O'Jays, "See You When I Get There (Tom Moulton mix)" by Lou Rawls, "Could Heaven Ever Be Like This (DJ Reverend P edit)" by Idris Muhammad, "Taste Of Bitter Love" by Gladys Knight & The Pips, "It's In Your Blood (special disco version)" by Linda Hopkins, "Boogie Wonderland (12" version)" by Earth Wind & Fire, "Walk Right Now (John Luongo disco mix)" by The Jacksons, "Standing Right Here (Tom Moulton mix)" by Melba Moore, "Groovin You (12" mix)" by Harvey Mason, and "Dirty Old Man (Tom Moulton ext 12" mix)" by Three Degrees. CD

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Disco Space Funk Band Journey Through The Night ... CD
Baby Grand/Everland (Austria), 1978. New Copy ... About December 20, 2018 (delayed)
A sweet little record that's way better than you might ever guess from the title – almost more of a jazz funk effort overall, with excellent work on guitar, trumpet, saxes, and keyboards! There's vocals on the album, but maybe more in a backup sort of way – and although the cuts could work on a dancefloor, they've often got the mix of jazz and groove that you'd find in some of the funkier Kudu Records material of the time – which might have been an inspiration for these guys! The album was recorded on the Atlanta scene of the late 70s, with lead guitar from Gary Ruffin – and titles include "Get Up & Get Down", "Summer Love", "Randy's Nap", "Simple Song", and "Journey Through The Night". CD

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Percy FaithDisco Party (with bonus track) ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1975. Used ... $5.99
A sweet little disco party from Percy Faith – a man who cut some pretty sleepy records in the 60s, but really managed to open up his groove in the 70s! The whole thing's maybe the same disco take on older instrumental styles that Henry Mancini would cut a bit during the period, too – strings and larger orchestrations, but nicely laced with electric instruments, and given some heavier rhythmic touches at the bottom – all with a creative care that's maybe a lot more compelling than some of the throwaway charts from the pop disco scene. Titles include "Chompin", "Love Music", "The King Is Dead", "Cherry Cherry", "Coldwater Morning", "Mongonucleosis", and "Substitute". Features the bonus track "Sabre Dance". CD

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VariousDisco Soul Gold – The Nigel Lowis Mixes – 16 Modern Disco Soul Gems ... CD
Disco Soul Gold (UK), 2017. New Copy ... $16.99
The glory of disco is alive and well – thanks to a host of contemporary club talents who really help the music find a new groove in the 21st Century! The title and cover might make you expect a collection of tracks from years back – but the work here is all recent, and brings together soaring sounds from some killer singers who really bring a hell of a lot of spirit to the grooves! All tracks here are mixes handled by Nigel Lowis – which makes for a nicely unified vibe to the whole collection – as tunes bubble with a beautiful blend of upbeat rhythms and soaring strings. Titles include Lowis remakes of "Soul Town" by Ola Onabule, "State Of Mind" by Soul City People, "Can't Knock Me Down" by Chubby Tavares, "Bring It Home To Me" by Marc Staggers, "No Payne No Gain" by Clif & Freda Payne, "Sunny Day" by Hannah White, "Show Me" by McCrei, "Dance" by Gina Carey, "We Bring The Party" by The Dig Band with Dina Carroll, "What The Child Needs" by Terry Ronald, "Soul Night" by Mather & Kingdon, and "Make You Mine" by Samuel D Sanders. CD

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✨✧ VariousBest Of Disco Demands – A Special Collection Of Rare 1970s Dance Music (5CD box set) ... CD
Million Dollar Disco/BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 5 CDs ... Out Of Stock
The dancefloor just got a whole lot funkier – thanks to an incredible selection of rare disco and club tracks from the best years of the genre! The set list here is really amazing – the kind of tunes that rarely turn up this easily, and never in such a cohesive package – and our hats are off to compiler Al Kent for putting together such a wonderfully tasty set! Most numbers here are from the mid to late 70s – and showcase a soulfully grooving approach to disco – one that's free from the cliches of the mainstream side of the genre, and which features plenty of real soul vocals alongside uptempo funky instrumentation that usually features a few odd twists and turns! Most numbers are edited by Al Kent, sometimes in very subtle ways, and include "cover ups" billed to other artists – and the package essentially brings together material from Kent's previous CD series of the same name – but with revised track order, wonderful packaging, and a bonus poster! There's a whopping 45 tracks in all – with cuts that include "Love Is All Around" by Sizzle, "I've Been Searching" by Arts & Crafts, "Get Ready" by Allan Harris & Perpetual Motion, "Sweet Jazz Music" by Panache, "To Be With You" by Jimmy Sabater, "Funkathone" by The People's Workshop, "Just Friends" by Silver Platinum & Gold, "Why In The World Do They Keep On" by Executive Suite, "Dancing Free" by Hot Ice, "Doing Our Own Thang" by Al Tanner, "Fear" by Arthur King, "Party Together" by Superbs, "How Can I Tell Her" by Curtis, "Giving It All To You" by Cheryl Berdell, "We've Got It" by Sylvano Santorio, and "Sound Of Disco Rock" by Stringfield Family. CD

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✨✧ GQDisco Nights (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Not just disco nights, but some great mellow moments too – a wonderfully well-rounded classic from this great quartet – as tight and groovy as it is cool and classy! By the time of this debut, the group had already had plenty of 70s soul experience as The Rhythm Makers – a previous name for the lineup, and a combo with a great reputation for dancefloor grooves that were tight, but never too uptight – kind of the best funky soul styles of the time! This album definitely continues that tradition, with a sound that's leaner than most mainstream disco of the time – and really well put-together, in a way that also has them slowing down to hit some great ballads and mellower steppers too. The album features the massive disco title cut – "Disco Nights" – and a beautiful reworking of Billy Stewart's classic "I Do Love You" – with a sound that's faithful to the original, but a sweet stepping groove that's made it a favorite for years! Other cuts include "Boogie Oogie Oogie", "Spirit", "Make My Dreams A Reality", "It's Your Love", "I Do Love You", and "Wonderful". Bonus tracks include "Boogie Oogie Oogie (12" version)", "Disco Nights (12" version)", "Disco Nights (7" version)", "Make My Dreams A Reality (7" version)", and "I Do Love You (7" version)". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)
Also available Disco Nights (with bonus tracks) ... CD 14.99

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 29 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... About November 25, 2018 (delayed)
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✨✧ VariousBeach Disco Sessions Vol 5 – Compiled & Mixed By Situation ... CD
Nang (UK), 2014. Used ... Out Of Stock
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✨✧ VariousBeach Disco Sessions Vol 6 – Compiled & Mixed By Situation ... CD
Nang (UK), 2015. Used ... Out Of Stock
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GQDisco Nights (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
Not just disco nights, but some great mellow moments too – a wonderfully well-rounded classic from this great quartet – as tight and groovy as it is cool and classy! By the time of this debut, the group had already had plenty of 70s soul experience as The Rhythm Makers – a previous name for the lineup, and a combo with a great reputation for dancefloor grooves that were tight, but never too uptight – kind of the best funky soul styles of the time! This album definitely continues that tradition, with a sound that's leaner than most mainstream disco of the time – and really well put-together, in a way that also has them slowing down to hit some great ballads and mellower steppers too. The album features the massive disco title cut – "Disco Nights" – and a beautiful reworking of Billy Stewart's classic "I Do Love You" – with a sound that's faithful to the original, but a sweet stepping groove that's made it a favorite for years! Other cuts include "Boogie Oogie Oogie", "Spirit", "Make My Dreams A Reality", "It's Your Love", "I Do Love You", and "Wonderful". CD features 7 bonus tracks – "Boogie Oogie Oogie (12" disco version)", "Disco Nights (12" disco version)", "Disco Nights (single remix)", "Make My Dreams A Reality (single version)", "Make My Dreams A Reality (12" promo version)", "Boogie Oogie Oogie (12" promo version)", and "I Do Love You (single version)". CD

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✨✧ ShalamarDisco Garden ... CD
Unidisc/Solar, 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
Snapping soulful grooves from Shalamar – one of the group's big early albums, and an important part of the Solar sound of LA! The trio groove nicely over a set of upbeat tracks that were clearly aimed at the clubs, but which also have more than enough straight soul to get them on the charts. Includes the classic "Take That To The Bank", plus the cuts "Lovely Lady", "Cindy Cindy", "Tossin Turnin & Swingin", "Shalamar Disco Gardens", and "Stay Close To Love". CD features 3 bonus mixes of "Take That To The Bank". CD

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✨✧ Monday MichiruTomorrow's Sunrise (Murphy Meets Titomaxx, Sakura Hills Disco 3000 rmx, album)/Higher (Spiritual Life voc, Higher dub) ... CD
Polydor (Japan), 1999. Used ... Out Of Stock
A wonderful Latin groover from Monday's Optimista album, remixed nicely here with some heavy conga beats, rolling piano riffs, and great production on the vocals! The cut's super catchy, and the instrumental remix is just as good as the vocal, as it's got some tight Latin playing that sound super. The flipside adds a nice house-heavy kick to the cut, taking it straight to the dancefloor, yet losing none of Monday's soulful vocals! CD
(Out of print.)

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ShalamarUptown Festival/Disco Gardens/Big Fun (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Solar/Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $12.99
A trio of albums from Shalamar – all from the group's mighty late 70s run! Uptown Festival is the classic first album by Shalamar – that legendary trio that featured a young Jody Watley – all working under the leadership of Soul Train maestro Don Cornelius! Given Don's experience with the growth of 70s soul on his TV show, he's a perfect fit to give the younger singers guidance here – working them through initial modes that are a bit disco, but which also have some of the funkier west coast touches of the Solar Records scene, and a bit of depth that fits the growing strengths of the young singers. The set begins with their classic "Uptown Festival" – a club oriented medley of Motown classics, all strung together in one long track – and other titles include a remake of "Ooh Baby Baby", plus "High On Life", "Beautiful Night", and "You Know". Disco Gardens is filled with snapping soulful grooves from Shalamar – one of the group's big early albums, and an important part of the Solar sound of LA! The trio groove nicely over a set of upbeat tracks that were clearly aimed at the clubs, but which also have more than enough straight soul to get them on the charts. Includes the classic "Take That To The Bank", plus the cuts "Lovely Lady", "Cindy Cindy", "Tossin Turnin & Swingin", "Shalamar Disco Gardens", and "Stay Close To Love". Last up is a definite bit of Big Fun from Shalamar – totally tight and very much at the top of their game – making the transition from disco modes to leaner 80s groove, thanks to lots of great production and songwriting help from Leon Sylvers! Sylvers was really emerging as one of the key forces on Solar Records at the time – and he does a great job here of shaping the trio's strong vocals – which includes work by Howard Hewett and Jody Watley – both of whom are right at home on the album's groovers. Titles include their classic "The Second Time Around", plus "Girl", "The Right Time For Us", "Right In The Socket", and "Take Me to The River". Bonus tracks include "Uptown Festival (7" version)", "Take That To The Bank (7" version)", "Right In The Socket (7" version)", "I Owe You One (7" version)", and "The Second Time Around (12" version)". CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 26 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... About June 1, 2018 (delayed)
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JigProximo Disco ... CD
B Crack (Netherlands), 2016. Used ... $2.99
A Dutch combo with some mighty tight horns – trumpet, tenor, and baritone sax – all forged together in a strongly soulful frontline! The undercurrent of the group's groove has a bit of fuzzy guitar right on the rhythms – almost in an early Baker Brothers way – but the overall sound is more complicated, with some sweet keyboard lines that sometimes get nice and playful, and provide a strong instrumental current at just the right moments. A few cuts have vocals, but we're much more partial to the instrumentals – as the vocals seem to stiffen the sound slightly. Titles include "Sideways", "Give It Back", "Balls", "Free Fluid Infusion", "Second Line", "Ali's Shuffle", "Fever", and "Buffalo". CD

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Tim MaiaDisco Club ... CD
Atlantic/Mr Bongo (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Not the throwaway disco you might expect – and instead, an excellent album in the 70s run of Brazilian soul giant Tim Maia – and one that provides a bit of a link to the legacy of his nephew Ed Motta in later years! The album's filled with uptempo tunes – as you'd expect from the title – Tim dropping his heavier funk style of his earliest records, to go for a spirited clubby groove – but one that really brings out some great moments in his vocals – really soaring with notes he never would have hit before! The feel of the record is really pretty darn great – as great as the best American club and disco work of the time – with the added bonus of Tim's great singing, and a few electric funky touches on the best numbers. Titles include "All I Want", "Sossego", "Acenda O Farol", "Jhony", "Murmurio", and "Pais E Filhos". CD

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✨✧ VariousMen In The Glass Booth – Groundbreaking Re-edits & Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs (3CD set) ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 3CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An incredible collection – and one that fills in a crucially under-documented side of the New York dancefloor generation – the wealth of special mixes and edits that were made for that city's important DJs for their own use in clubs! The package sorts through a mountain of never-issued acetates, and goes way past conventional disco or rare club collections – to showcase the special mixing talents these DJs brought to their re-presentation of the material – which was usually done on tape, then pressed onto acetate discs for their own private use! Those rare treasures are brought forth here – in a beautiful package that's also overflowing with fantastic notes that finally give this lost history its due – all handled by Al Kent – who's a hell of a mixer himself, as well as an underground club historian. 3CD set is overflowing with gems – and titles include "I Just Wanna Say I Love You (John Luongo rmx)" by Leon Collins, "What About Love (Tony Gioe rmx)" by Marboo, "Ten Percent (Walter Gibbons Sunshine Sound acetate edit)" by Double Exposure, "Inside America (Rick Gianatos disco queen acetate edit)" by Juggy Murray Jones, "Dancing Free (John Luongo rmx)" by Hot Ice, "Black Water Gold (Sunshine Sound acetate edit)" by The Sunshine Band, "Magic Bird Of Fire (Francois Kevorkian Sunshine Sound acetate edit)" by Salsoul Orchestra, "It's Good For The Soul (Jay Negron Sunshine Sound acetate edit)" by Salsoul Orchestra, "My Love Is Free (Walter Gibbons disco madness rmx)" by Double Exposure, "Reaching Out For Happiness (Jonathan Fearing rmx)" by Fay Hauser, "Let Me Be Your Fantasy (Tom Savarese rmx)" by Love Symphony Orchestra, "The Beat Goes On & On (Jim Burgess rmx)" by Ripple, "I Wanna Be Near You (John Morales Sunshine Sound acetate edit)" by Ruby Andrews, "I've Been Looking For Somebody (Walter Gibbons rmx)" by TC James & The Fist O Funk Orchestra, "The Disco Scene (Rick Gianatos rmx)" by Lake Shore Drive, "Bumpsie's Whipping Cream (Tom Savarese rmx)" by TC James & The Fist O Funk Orchestra, "Janice (Bobby DJ Guttadoro rmx)" by Skip Mahoney, "My Number's Up (Tee Scott rmx)" by The Salsoul Orchestra, "The Love Bug Done Bit Me Again (David Todd rmx)" by Skyliners, "LA Sunshine (Robert Ouimet rmx)" by Aura, "Love Has Come My Way (Jim Burgess rmx)" by Tony Valor Sound Orchestra, "Handsome Ma (Bobby DJ Guttadoro rmx)" by Sparkle Tuhran & Friends, "Love Thang (Tee Scott rmx)" by First Choice, "Burn Me Up (Jellybean Benitez edit)" by Kay Gees, "Love Is The Message (Tee Scott rmx)" by Brooklyn Express, "Changes (Jellybean Benitez rmx)" by Chain Reaction, "J'Ouvert (Frank Sestito rmx)" by John Gibbs & The Jam Band, "By The Way You Dance (Bobby DJ Guttadaro rmx)" by Bunny Sigler, "It's Good For The Soul (Walter Gibbons disco madness version)" by Salsoul Orchestra, and "It's A Better Than Good Time (Walter Gibbons rmx)" by Gladys Knight & The Pips. CD
Also available Men In The Glass Booth – Groundbreaking Re-edits & Remixes By The Disco Era's Most Influential DJs – Part 1 (5LP set) ... LP 69.99

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Tunde MabaduViva Disco ... CD
Afrodisia/Mr Bongo (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Long live disco, but not the sort that was big on the American scene of the 70s – as Tunde Mabadu serves up a nicely lean version of the music here – filled with Nigerian funk elements, and plenty of his own great work on tenor and alto sax! The tunes are jumpy, jaunty, and plenty darn catchy – maybe more Afro Funk overall, but speeded up a bit from a few years before - with Tunde at the head of a group that features lots of percussion at the bottom, plenty of riffing guitar and bass, sweet keyboard lines, and two trumpets to punctuate his own work in the lead! Tunde sings a bit, too – which response from two lovely female singers – and titles include "Disco Press Funk", "Angelina Sugar Daddy", "African Parowo", "Amupara Ko Ma Dara", and "Alabosi". CD

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✨✧ Bunny Lee & The Aggrovators/Tommy McCookSuper Dub Disco Style (with bonus tracks)/Super Star Disco Rockers ... CD
Pressure Sounds (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Don't think "disco" as in the New York scene at Studio 54 – as these cuts are much deeper and dubbier – served up under the supervision of Bunny Lee by studio maestros Barnabas and Pat Kelly! Instrumentation is by the Aggrovators, but the magic comes equally from the production effects as it does from the massive rhythms by the group – as all the elements are filtered out in space, and criss-cross back and forth in this wonderful way – never too sloppy or experimental, but definitely tripping out with the groove! Vocals are muted when they do make an appearance – and titles include "The Aggrovators Special Dub", "Money In My Pocket Dub", "Portobello Special Dub", "Super Rockers Dub", "The Bomb Dub", "The Killer Dub", and "The Dub Specialist". Also features bonus tracks "Dubber's Delight", "Dub Vendors Choice", and "Man Never Imitate Always Originate". 2CD package also features the wonderful Super Star Disco Rockers from saxophonist Tommy McCook – an artist you'll know from important Jamaican recordings from the late 60s onward – but who's really hitting some headier territory here! The tunes are all instrumental, and have very dubby rhythms at the core – yet while the other instrumentation is often mixed up in studio effects, Tommy's lead solos are mostly nice and clear – blown with a much sharper edge than in earlier years, and often given these exotic tones too – a very cool style that really makes the album stand out from other dub instrumental albums of the time! There's some great currents of soul that almost make McCook work here as the Jamaican equivalent of Stanley Turrentine or Hank Crawford on their mid 70s recordings – and titles include "Herb & Honey", "Macka Dub Rock", "Tommy's Rocking Vibration", "The Night Rose Of Sherron", "African Jumpers", "The Bionic Horn", and "Roots Of Africa". Also features the bonus tracks "Kojack" and "Cannon". CD

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✨✧ VariousDJ Andy Smith Presents Reach Up – Disco Wonderland ... CD
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A killer set of rare club and underground disco – filled with lots of tracks we haven't seen on other collections! Andy Smith has given us many amazing compilations over the years – sets that have a special mix magic, made up of rocksteady, reggae, vintage funk, and even some rockabilly too! Yet as Andy says here in the notes, he first got hooked on music in the disco generation – and has always had a life-long love of unusual and underground grooves – which he definitely demonstrates here, in a stunning selection of cuts that focus on the funkier side of the disco generation – with a good number of tracks that have turned out to be sample cuts over the years. Titles include "For The Love Of Money" by Disco Dub Band, "Patty Duke" by Cloud One, "Times Are Tight" by Jimmy Young, "Share The Night" by World Premiere, "Is It In" by Jimmy Bo Horne, "Let It Flow" by Tamiko Jones, "Main Thing" by Shot with Kim Marsh, "Give It Up" by Neddy Smith, "Groove To Get Down" by T-Connection, "Holding You Tight (ext DJ mix)" by Sure Thing, "First True Love Affair (Andy Smith & Nick Halke reach up edit)" by Jimmy Ross, "Got To Have You (Whiskey Barons re-edit)" by Joanne Wilson, "I Wanna Be Myself" by Don Laka, "Get Up & Boogie" by Freedom, and "Take Me To The Top" by Advance. 2CD version features all tracks unmixed on one disc, and a special mix on the other! CD

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✨✧ VariousCaptain Vinyl Presents Diggin Disco ... CD
Universal (Japan), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
It's pretty darn easy to dig disco here – especially when the 2CD collection not only features a wonderful choice of selections, but also when those cuts are mixed together by DJ Nori and Muro The Beats! Each Japanese DJ gets a disc to themselves – and the shift in styles between them is great – with Muro maybe taking a heavier hand to his play with the grooves, and Nori creating a smoother sense of transition – all from rare cuts from the catalogs of Universal and Fantasy Records! Most of the work is late 70s, but there's also a few nice surprises from later years too – and titles include "Running Away" by Roy Ayers, "Happy Music" by The Blackbyrds, "I Love You More" by Rene & Angela, "Life Is Something Special" by Peech Boys, "The Sound Of Music" by Dayton, "I Need Your Lovin (M+M all night long mix)" by Teena Marie, "How To Groove" by Impact Of Brass, "Smoke" by Tribe, "Let's Go All The Way" by Brenda & The Tabulations, "Don't Fall In Love" by Alma Faye, "Brighter Days" by Vernon Burch, "Miracle Love" by Starpoint, "Finally (choice mix)" by CeCe Peniston, "The Whistle Song (EK mix fade)" by Frankie Knuckles, "I Wanna Rock You" by Giorgio Moroder, "Joyous" by Pleasure, "My Destiny" by Alton McClain & Destiny, "Circles (Joey Negro ext disco)" by Atlantic Starr, "Me & The Gang" by Bohannon, "Happy Feet" by Al Hudson & The Partners, "My First Mistake" by The Chi-Lites. and "You Got Me Runnin (M+M mix)" by Lenny Williams. CD

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✨✧ Nazia HassanDisco Deewane ... CD
Subah Zindagi (UK), 1981. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A disco album with a difference – given that the set was recorded in London by young Pakistani singer Nazia Hassan, and produced and arranged by Biddu – the man who gave the world the famous Biddu Orchestra records in the 70s! There's definitely grooves here that reflect Biddu's other work, but the presence of such a strong lead singer really gives the record a different vibe – and together, the pair make for surprising magic that stands apart both from American disco and some of the more famous Indian pop material of the time! The record was a surprising global hit upon release, and still sounds pretty darn great after all these years – with titles that include "Dil Mera", "Aao Na", "Disco Deewane", "Komal", "Mujhay Chahay", "Gaein Milkar", and "Leykin Mera Dil". CD

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✨✧ VariousWestbound Disco ... CD
Westbound (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic funky club from one of the hippest soul labels of the 70s – Detroit powerhouse Westbound Records – home to Funkadelic, The Counts, and some other very hip artists! Westbound disco isn't the same as the grooves you'd hear from Philly and New York – because the label started out in funk, and many of these tracks have an approach that's more fast funk than soaring strings – often recorded by groups who were hitting a funky 45 style in the earlier part of the 70s, then taking off with longer grooves with the rise of the club scene in the second half of the decade. As usual with Ace Records, the choice of cuts is great – and the package is as illuminating as it is groovy – with titles that include "Devil's Gun" by CJ & Co, "Wings Of Fire" by Dennis Coffey, "High On Mad Mountain" by Mike Theodore Orchestra, "You Brought The Sunshine (12" version)" by The Clark Sisters, "Beat Your Feet" by Eramus Hall, "Freaky People" by The Crowd Pleasers, "Feel The Need" by Detroit Emeralds, "Song Of The Wind (inst)" by Caesar Frazier, "Manhattan Love Song" by King Errisson, and "BYOF" by Fantastic Four. CD
Also available Westbound Disco ... LP 13.99

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✨✧ VariousToo Slow To Disco Brasil – Compiled By Ed Motta ... CD
How Do You Are (Germany), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
This very hip series just got a whole lot hipper – thanks to the selection talents of Brazilian soul legend Ed Motta – who serves up a huge host of rare tracks from Brazil! Ed's always had a deep love of the AOR sound of the 70s – and he's not only a great soul singer on his own records, but also a hell of a record collector too – one whose knowledge of rare grooves goes way beyond most other folks we've ever met! This set opens up a huge amount of Brazilian soul we'd never heard before – music that takes off from the late 70s territory of Azimuth and Banda Black Rio, and soars with sweet jazzy grooves that are completely sublime – most from the 80s, and most by artists who've never gotten their due on the reissue market. Killer all the way through – with titles that include "Pra Voce" by Carlinhos & Soninha Querioz, "Acordes E Sementes" by Gelso Oliveira & Luiz Ewerling, "Joia Rara" by Brylho, "Rota Mar" by Zeca Do Trombone, "Clarear" by Roupa Nova, "Quero Pouco Quero Muito" by Filo Machado, "Guarde Minha Voz" by Sandra Sa, "Debora" by Altay Veloso, "Copacabana Suite" by Junior Mendes, "Renascendo En Mim"b y Don Beto, "Toda Manha Brilha O Sol" by Lucinha Turnbull, "Coisas Do Brasil" by Guilerhmes Arantes, "Mare" by Carlos Bivar, "Leao Ferido" by Biafra, "Mais Uma Chance" by Santa Cruz, "Rio Best Seller" by Cassiano, and "Se Eu Te Pego De Jeito" by Jane Duboc. CD
Also available Too Slow To Disco Brasil – Compiled By Ed Motta (180 gram pressing) ... LP 23.99

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✨✧ Rhythm HeritageDisco Derby (with bonus tracks) ... CD
ABC/Universal (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the most unified albums ever from Rhythm Heritage – a set with a really tight groove, and some of the most soulful vocals the group ever recorded! All the great instrumentation of before is still very firmly in place – a wicked mix of funky jazz and disco rhythms, courtesy of a combo that includes Michael Omartin on keyboards, Paul Jackson and Jay Gordon on guitars, and Victor Feldman on percussion! Arno Lucas is on vocals – and titles include "Life Line", "Come On & Dance", "Face In The Crowd", "Disco House", and "Disco Derby". CD features the bonus cuts "Theme From Rocky", "Last Night On Earth", "Disco Queen", and "Dance The Night Away". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 24 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... About June 1, 2018 (delayed)
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VariousMasterpiece Volume 25 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... About June 1, 2018 (delayed)
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VariousHong Kong Disco ... CD
Wan Chai (Hong Kong), Late 70s. New Copy ... $11.99
A mighty sweet little set – not just Hong Kong disco, but also a fair bit of soul and AOR tracks too – all of which we've never heard before! Much of the music here shows a strong American influence – right down to the English language lyrics that top almost all the tracks – and the instrumentation is often tight and funky, and put forward without the slicker production you'd find on US work of the time! In fact, a number of these groups were working big in HK clubs during the time – which was still a relatively small world – which almost makes some of the music feel like indie disco from the American underground, the kind of small label cuts that have been favorites for modern soul collectors over the years. You might want to consider this package to be an addition to that world, rather than a set of truly Chinese material from the 70s – and if you dig funky 70s soul as much as we do, you should find plenty here to love! Titles include "Hurt So Bad" by Tracy, "Take It To The Bossman" by The Reflection, "Swearin To God" by Charing Carpo, "This Is No Horse" by AJL Band, "Day Dreamin" by Julie Sue, "You're The Love" by Louie Castro, "Gotta Be The One" by The New Topnotes, "Lovin You" by Rita Kwong, and "Make Me Believe In You" by Oscar & His Orchestra. CD

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✨✧ Percy FaithDisco Party (with bonus track) ... CD
CBS/Sony (Japan), 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet little disco party from Percy Faith – a man who cut some pretty sleepy records in the 60s, but really managed to open up his groove in the 70s! The whole thing's maybe the same disco take on older instrumental styles that Henry Mancini would cut a bit during the period, too – strings and larger orchestrations, but nicely laced with electric instruments, and given some heavier rhythmic touches at the bottom – all with a creative care that's maybe a lot more compelling than some of the throwaway charts from the pop disco scene. Titles include "Chompin", "Love Music", "The King Is Dead", "Cherry Cherry", "Coldwater Morning", "Mongonucleosis", and "Substitute". Features the bonus track "Sabre Dance". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)
Also available Disco Party (with bonus track) ... CD 5.99

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VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 28 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... About April 15, 2018 (delayed)
... CD

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VariousAll That Disco 100 (6CD set) ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 6CD ... $29.99
100 disco and dance tracks, all in a mighty nice package – and a set that's maybe got as much funky soul and upbeat grooves as it does more mainstream work from the clubs! The package goes past the obvious late 70s disco years – and begins with some earlier soul from the 70s, then even moves into some big 80s dancefloor tracks as well – the kind of delightful pop numbers that seem to be getting a lot more play from the younger generation who didn't live through the music the first time around! Titles include "I Just Can't Say Goodbye" by Philly Devotions, "The Bump" by The Commodores, "Summer Place 76" by Percy Faith, "Shining Star" by Earth Wind & Fire, "Love's Theme" by Love Unlimited Orchestra, "Lady Marmalade" by Labelle, "Dazz" by Brick, "Sky High" by Jigsaw, "Yes Sir I Can Boogie" by Baccara, "Boogie Nights" by GQ, "This Is It" by Melba Moore, "Do It Any Way You Wanna" by People's Choice, "Rockin Soul" by Hues Corporation, "Disco Inferno" by Trammps, "The Boss" by Diana Ross, "Super Freak" by Rick James, "Lovely One" by The Jacksons, "Paradise" by Change, "Got To Be Real" by Cheryl Lynn, "Best Of My Love" by The Emotions, "Can't Take My Eyes Off You" by Boys Town Gang, "Le Freak" by Chic, "I'm In The Mood For Dancing" by The Nolas, "Hello Mr Monkey" by Arabesque, "DJ In My Life" by Annie, "I Like Chopin" by Gazebo, "Wanted" by The Dooleys, "I Was Made For Lovin You" by Kiss, "Dschingis Khan" by Genghis Khan, "Breakout" by Swing Out Sister, "Let's Hear It For The Boy" by Deniece Williams, "Living In America" by James Brown, "Digging Your Scene" by The Blow Monkeys, "Conga" by Miami Sound Machine, "Hold Me Now" by Thompson Twins, "Don't You Want Me" by Human League, "Take On Me" by A-Ha, "Maneater" by Hall & Oates, "Respectable" by Mel & Kim, "Toy Toy" by Sinitta, "Two Of Hearts" by Stacey Q, "Venus" by Bananarama, "Eat You Up" by Angie Gold, "You Spin Me Round" by Dead Or Alive, "Point Of No Return" by Expose, "People Hold On" by Lisa Stansfield, "Give Me UP" by Michael Fortunati, and "Cha Cha Cha" by Finzy Kontini. CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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✨✧ VariousFrench Disco Boogie Sounds Vol 3 – 1977 to 1987 – Selected By Charles Maurice ... CD
Favorite (France), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A decade's worth of slinky sounds from the French scene – a good number of which were recorded after the big disco boom years in the US – at a time when the European clubs kept things going with some fresh flavors of their own! The style here isn't as overtly disco as you might think – as the grooves are nice and open – often a bit more midtempo than upbeat, with currents from modern soul and some of the global cultures that intersected through the wide musical world of Paris! In fact, the whole thing's more of a discovery of new grooves than a French take on familiar styles – as you'll discover amidst tracks that include "Lait De Coco (dub)" by Maya, "Segregation" by Nst Cophies, "Funky & Fire" by Janet N'Diaye Lokamba, "Money" by Kke, "Flash" by Zorgus, "Give Me Back My Song" by Wally & Shane, "Looking For You" by JEKYS, "Qu'Est-Ce Que Tu Fais Par Amour" by Joel Dayde, "Listen To The Music (12" mix)" by Judy Carter, "Un Peu D'Amour" by Silence, and "Funky Baby Love" by Paul Fathy. CD

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De LuxMore Disco Songs About Love ... CD
Innovative Leisure, 2018. New Copy ... $7.99 12.99
Well, they've definitely got the "disco" in the title right – but there's a lot more going on here too – including some nice post-punk touches that are augmented by guest work from Mark Stewart and Liquid Liquid! The album's tuneful, catchy, and nicely distilled – heavy on the keyboard and rhythm tip, but not in the smoother style of some of the retro 80s acts on the market – instead with a vibe that hearkens back more towards the DIY vibe of the wave of indie labels that sprung up in the years after punk – particularly some of the hipper British or Benelux imprints! These guys almost feel like that moment when Factory records started to go from darkness to warmth, but also have a special spirit that's all their own – as you'll quickly learn to love on tracks that include "Cause For Concern", "Smarter Harder Darker", "These Are Some Of The Things That I Think About", "875 Dollars", "Stratosphere Girl", and "Music Snob". CD

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✨✧ VariousMasterpiece Volume 22 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Funky club from the post-disco years – served up in a mix of tracks that go way past the obvious! Even at the start of this series, the Masterpiece folks were giving us something fresh and different – and all these many volumes later, they're digging deeper than ever – yet also somehow finding all these gems somewhere in the mainstream side of 80s soul! There's a number of cuts here you might know from before, mixed with others that are sure to be a discovery – and the whole thing's overflowing with beats, basslines, and sweet 80s keyboards. Titles include "City's Jumpin" by Legion, "I Like It Like That" by Inner Life, "Change Of Heart (ext version)" by Tattoo, "No One Can Do It (Shep Pettibone rmx)" by Carol Williams, "This Must Be Heaven" by Jerry Carr, "Tell Me What It Is" by Charles Earland, "Time Is Short" by T-Connection, "Misunderstood" by Mico Wave, "Mt You" by Dunn & Bruce Street, "I Love Your Body Language" by Fatback Band, "Can't Stop Lovin You" by Sekou Bunch, and "Just Don't Break A My Heart" by Jaqui & The Rumor. CD

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✨✧ VariousCan You Feel The Force – The John Luongo Disco Mixes – The Classic Original 12 Inch Extended Remixes ... CD
Groove Line Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic full length mixes from the legendary John Luongo – one of the first of the 70s underground disco mixers to bring his talents to the mainstream! John has a great ear for the right elements needed to groove up a tune – and has an especially strong love of tight percussion, and middle bits that came to be known as disco breaks – which he used often to create a new current of intensity in the middle of a tune! Luongo had been working at a relatively underground level in Boston during the mid 70s – similar to some of the original tape edit/mixers in New York – but in the late 70s, Columbia Records hired him to bring a special sort of magic to their big run of 12" singles – a good deal of which are featured in this set. The set is maybe the first we've ever seen to bring together John's great work for Columbia/CBS labels – all of it from rare 12" singles, many of which were originally issued only as promos – served up here with a huge booklet of notes on Luongo's contributions, with comments by artists who include Marlena Shaw, Santana, The Real Thing, Cerrone, and Melba Moore. Titles include classic long Luongo mixes of "Shake Your Body" by The Jacksons, "Shine On Silver Moon" by Marilyn McCoo & Billy Davis Jr, "Can You Feel The Force" by The Real Thing, "Pick Me Up I'll Dance" by Melba Moore, "Vertigo/Relight My Fire" by Dan Hartman with Loleatta Holloway, "Music Is My Way Of Life" by Patti Labelle, "This Time Baby" by Jackie Moore, "Gone Gone Gone" by Johnny Mathis, "In These Changing Times" by Mighty Clouds Of Joy, "Dance To The Music" by Sly Stone, "Blame It On The Boogie" by The Jacksons, "Zulu" by The Quick, "I Will Fight" by Gladys Knight & The Pips, "You Stepped Into My Life" by Melba Moore, "Just A Feeling" by Stanley Clarke, "On Our Way" by Southern Exposure, "Candy From Your Baby" by Sarah Dash, "Walk Right Now" by The Jacksons, and "One Chain" by Santana. CD

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VariousDisco Madness (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Salsoul/Groove Line Records (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A legendary collection of cuts from Salsoul Records – not just big classics from the label, but special Walter Gibbon mixes that are even more revolutionary than the original tunes! Gibbons has a really wonderful way with a cut – an expansive touch that really opens things up, and makes just about every number here kind of a mini-symphony in clubby soul! The core arrangements and orchestrations of the Salsoul cuts are already wonderful – handled by Vince Montana and other top studio talents – but Gibbons makes those core parts into something even more amazing with his mixes here – still allowing you to love the hooks and grooves, but also taking everything to an even more sophisticated level. Titles include "My Love Is Free" and "Ten Percent" by Double Exposure, "It's Good For The Soul" and "Magic Bird Of Fire" by Salsoul Orchestra, "Let No Man Put Asunder" by First Choice, and "Catch Me On The Rebound" by Loleatta Holloway. This special set expands the original album with five more long bonus tracks, all mixed by Gibbons – "Block Party (Walter Gibbons 12" mix)" by Anthony White, "As Long As You Love Me (Walter Gibbons 12" mix)" by True Example, "Just As Long As I Got You (Walter Gibbons 12" mix)" by Love Committee, "Hit & Run (Walter Gibbons jungle mix)" by Loleatta Holloway, and "Ten Percent (Walter Gibbons 12" mix)". CD

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✨✧ VariousNighttime Lovers Vol 27 – A Fine Collection Of Disco Funk Classics Of The 80s ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Boogie, electro, and 80s groove – all sorted out nicely in this killer collection of ultra-rare cuts! As with previous volumes, this edition of Nighttime Lovers shows a side of the 80s that hardly got any play at the time – the more underground work by lesser-known artists, much of which was issued on the bigger labels, but failed to crack the charts! You'll recognize a few familiar names here, but even those are represented by under-discovered corners of their work – and in true early 80s spirit, most tracks here are heavy on beats and keyboards – yet still leave plenty of room for real soul vocals. Titles include "You Can't Have It" by Stargaze, "Back Up Against The Wall" by Rare Essence, "If My Lovin Makes You Hot" by Loose Ends, "Miracle Love" by Starpoint, "Just Chillin Out" by Bernard Wright, "Love In The Fast Lane" by Dynasty, "Knockin" by The Jones Girls, "Traffic Jammer" by Bar-Kays, "Devoted To You" by Cacique, "All Your Love" by Wreckin Crew, "Body Music" by Loose Ends, and "Rhythm Of Your Love" by Isabel Roberts. CD

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✨✧ VariousDisco Giants Volume 13 – 20 Full Length Disco Classics Of The 80s ... CD
Vinyl Masterpiece (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
More soul than disco overall – but with more than enough groove to get heavy play on an 80s-styled dancefloor! Once again this great series brings back a host of heavy cuts from back in the days – post-disco numbers from those key early 80s years when soul started to cross over big again – thanks to catchy grooves like these! Titles include "Joy" by Teddy Pendergrass, "Love's Dance (12" version)" by Klique, "Reach Out" by George Duke, "Step By Step (ext rmx)" by Jeff Lorber with Audrey Wheeler, "What Does It Take (ext mix)" by Kenny G, "Some Kind Of Lover (12" ext)" by Jody Watley, "Sixty Thrills A Minute" by Mystic Merlin, "Break Up" by High Fashion, "Hangin On A String" by Loose Ends, "If You Love Me Just A Little (12" version)" by La La, "Love The One" by Melba Moore & Kashif, "Freak A Zoid" by Midnight Star, "Seventh Heaven (Larry Levan rmx)" by Gwen Guthrie, "State Of Attraction (12" version)" by Rhonda Clark, "Show Me Where You're Coming From" by Carrie Lucas, "Too Many Games" by Maze, "Love Town" by Booker Newberry III, "You'll Be Mine (12" version)" by Instant Funk, and "Serious" by Serious Intention. CD

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VariousMasterpiece Volume 23 – The Ultimate Disco Funk Collection ... CD
PTG (Netherlands), Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99
A masterpiece of 80s groove – a totally sweet blend of overlooked treasures and classic numbers from the left side of the clubs – all wrapped up together as a mighty nice blend! The set digs a lot deeper than some of the earlier Masterpiece volumes – it has to, given the length of the much-loved series – and because of that, it's plenty fresh to our ears – with some great cuts we haven't heard in a long time – and a few others that are totally new this time around! Titles include "Over & Over" by Shalamar, "Knees" by Howard Johnson, "And You Know That" by The Jammers, "She's Mine" by CJ Anthony, "Rumors" by Kashif, "I'm So Crazy Bout You" by Starpoint, "Love Never Looked Better" by Trilark, "You're The Only One I Love" by Gnenn Jones, "Can't Break Loose" by Orlando Johnson & Trance, "Can't Let Love Pass Us By" by Cashflow, "Good Time" by Ago, "I Can't Help Myself" by Finesse, and "Don't Go" by Con Funk Shun. CD

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✨✧ VariousDuomo Sounds Ltd – Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your Soul ... CD
Odion Livingstone (UK), Early 80s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Sweet grooves from the Duomo Sounds label – a short-lived Nigerian imprint who cut some mighty funky sounds at the start of the 80s! The title here uses the word "disco", but these cuts have none of the strings and polish of the sounds you'd hear at Studio 54 – as most numbers here are stripped-down and raw, really more in a clubbier take on the more famous Nigerian funk of a few years before! However, there's also a quality here that could easily cross over to the hipper clubs on the New York underground – as most of these guys are also using the same sort of small combo funk instrumentation of the best of the indie post-disco scene – which means that some tracks resonate with the work of labels like P&P, and others echo some of the more global currents that were showing up in New York funk during the period! Most lyrics are in English, which further gives these tracks a universal appeal – and titles include "Perfect Disco Machine" and "Disco Connection" by Bindinga, "Aimiuugwia" and "Advice" by Christy Ogbah, "Xmas Eve" by Johnny O Bazz, "Look At Me" and "Shake You Body" by Mike Umoh, "You Do Good You Do For Yourself" by Godfrey Odili, "On My Mind" by Bassey Black & The Natty Messiah, and "Ariro" by Eunice Mokus Arimoku. CD
 
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✨✧ Carlos PizarroLa Voz Emotiva Vol 2 ... CD
Disco Hit, Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Cortijo Y Su BonchePa Caserios ... CD
Actuality/Disco Hit, Early 70s. Used ... $9.99
A rare one from Cortijo – and a set that really shows the evolution of his sound after the 60s! Rhythms are still nice and tight – everything we great to love in the early combo albums – but there's also a bit more horns, crafting these cool jazzy lines over the top – and linking the music a bit more towards New York salsa of the 70s! Vocals are by Che Delgado, Kiko Fuentes, and Fe Y Nelly – and titles include "Pa Los Caserios", "No Le Des La Firma", "Pa Guayama", "Policia Policia", "Apati Aguagua", and "Par De Loros". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ El Gran Combo15 Grandes Exitos Vol 2 ... CD
Disco Hit, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Broadway OrchestraComo Camina Maria ... CD
Disco Hit, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Rolando LaserieEl Guapachoso ... CD
Gema/Disco Hit, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Titles include "El Rey Del Guapacha", "La Torre", "No Se Que Tienes", "El Sabroson", "Cantares De Navidad", "Tu No Sabes De Amor", and "Mi Gallo Tuerto". CD
(Out of print)

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✨✧ SophySalsa En New York ... CD
Disco Hit, 2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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El Gran ComboLos Anos De Andy Montanez Con El Gran Combo ... CD
Disco Hit, 1960s. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Wayne Gorbea Y Su Conjunto SalsaLa Salsa Y Charanga Con Wayne Gorbea ... CD
Disco International, Late 70s. Used ... $16.99
A salsa dura classic from Wayne Gorbea – an early gem recorded with his Conjunto Salsa group, and one that's done in a very hard sound! The music's nicely rhythmic and very focused on the instrumental work of the combo – a lineup that includes Gorbea on piano, Ruben Borgas on timbales, Freddy Rivera on trumpet and flute, Bill Ohashi on trombone, and John Polanco on tres and violin – all working in the blend of salsa and charanga promised in the title, with that hip mix of traditional elements and modern phrasings that was making the New York scene come alive at the time. Most cuts have vocals, mostly from Jose Rivera – and titles include "Paranoia", "Armonioso", "Me Vas A Matar", "Un Duelo", "Elena", "Contigo No", and "Buscando Alivio". CD
(Out of print. Rear tray card has a light crease.)

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✨✧ BatacumbeleEn Aquello Tiempos ... CD
Tierrazo/Disco Hit, 1983. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great mix of hard-grooving percussion and some farther-reaching conceptions – and a group that's led by Eric Figueroa on electric and acoustic piano! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousUK Soul Chart Album – 19 Modern UK Soul Chart Gems & Unreleased Masterjams ... CD
Disco Soul Gold (UK), 2018. New Copy ... $16.99
Don't let the title fool you – as these aren't the common soul tracks you'd find on the pop charts – and instead represent a great slice of the UK underground scene – soul cuts that are tight and together, but nicely far from the mainstream! The set follows in the mode of the previous set on the Disco Soul Gold label – with elements that hearken back towards more classic soul years, but given a nice contemporary spin – lean, groovy, and very nicely done – more than a few groovers in the mix, but some nice mellower moments too! Titles include "Chill" by Tilly Grace, "For Always" by Ronny Wright, "Be Free (T Groove rmx)" by Yuma Hara feat Monique Dehane, "Your Love (Nigel Lowis chicacadelic mix)" by Kenny Thomas, "Cotton Candy" by Al Lindsay, "Where Will I Go" by Miracle Thomas, "Friday Night (soulful sounds mix)" by Regina Troupe, "Fall Back (UK soul bop)" by Rai, "Can't Love You More" by Tyra Levone, "Come On Home To Me" by Show Tyme, "Best Friend" by Regi Myrix feat Lina, and "I'm There Girl (Ed's R&B mix)" by Ed The Red. CD

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ChangeLove 4 Love ... CD
Original Disco Culture (Italy), 2018. New Copy ... $22.99
Wonderful new work from Change – the international soul combo who made some classic cuts back at the start of the 80s – still sounding great all these many years later, but in a slightly different way! The balance between all elements here is fantastic – as the music has all the best parts of the group's earlier music, but also updates the sound a bit – in the way that a combo like Incognito or Brand New Heavies were updating older soul music back in the 90s, by grabbing all the strongest parts of the past, and fusing them into a fresh lean groove. The songs are upbeat, positive, and full of the kind of catchy hooks that Change always did so well – and titles include "Friends", "Make Me Go Cray", "How Will We", "Too Late", "Living Monday", "Love 4 Love", "All My Life", and "Hit Or Miss". Also includes some remix versions of older tracks – "Searching (Figo Sound version)", "Oh What A Feeling (Figo Sound version)", "You'll Always Be A Part Of Me (Figo Sound version)", and "It's A Girl's Affair (Figo Sound version)". CD
Also available Love 4 Love ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ Candi Cane CrewSouth Beach Christmas ... CD
Nu York Disco/Essential, 2017. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Christmas happens all around the globe, even in spots where the snowfall is light, and a White Christmas is unlikely to happen – and while we're not entirely sure this is the way they celebrate the holiday on the South Beach of Miami, Dio and the Candi Cane Crew try to imagine what such a celebration might sound like! The approach here is electro soul with gentle bass – mostly using familiar Christmas tunes, reworked with a mode that's almost that crossover holiday soul style from the late 80s – but with the inclusion of a few new raps by group members from time to time. Titles include versions of "Frosty The Snowman", "Jingle Bells", "Sleigh Ride", "Last Christmas", "Santa Baby", "Let It Snow", and "Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer". CD

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✨✧ Orquesta PanamericanaHomenaje A Hector Urdaneta ... CD
Disco Hit, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Orlando VallejoUn Amigo Mia ... CD
Panart/Disco Musart (Mexico), 1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ Salsoul OrchestraSalsoul Orchestra Story (40th Anniversary Collection) (3CD set) ... CD
Groove Line Records (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used 3CD ... $16.99
Vibes, strings, keyboards, and vocals – the heavenly sound of the Salsoul Orchestra, one of the greatest disco outfits of the 70s – and the lynchpin of club classic label Salsoul Records! At the time, the group were ubiquitous on the dancefloor scene – but the amazing thing to our ears is how great these tunes still sound after all these years – still tight, right, and funky at the best places – gliding along with a sound that's classy yet soulful at the same time. The group were the brainchild of Philly soul maestro Vince Montana – who'd cut his teeth in the Sigma Studios scene for years, and stepped out in the mid 70s with this fully-formed vision of a larger disco orchestra – one that countless others tried to copy, but could never catch the groove as well as Montana. This massive 3CD package is overflowing with gems by the group – not just their hits, but also lots of rare and unusual mixes, too – the kind of grooves that maybe made Salsoul Orchestra an even more important act in the 12" single word than the LP market – plus a few unreleased Mike Maurro mixes too. Titles include "Seconds (special club version)", "Ooh I Love It (12" Shep Pettibone mix)", "Tangerine (Mike Maurro mix)", "Salsoul Hustle (Tom Moulton mix)", "Tale Of Three Cities (Mike Maurro mix)", "Salsoul Rainbow (Tom Moulton mix)", "How High (Larry Levan mix)", "Run Away (Danny Krivit re-edit)", "Comin At Cha", "Burning Spear", "Take Some Time Out For Love", "How High (disco version)", "Resorts International", "I'll Keep You Warm", "Sun After The Rain (disco version)", "Street Sense (single version)", "212 North 12th", "Zambezi", "Ease On Down The Road (single)", "Night Fever", "Dance A Little Bit Closer (with Charo)", "Salsoul Rainbow", "Tangerine (single)", "Salsoul Hustle (disco version)", "Don't Beat Around The Bush", "Runaway", "It Don't Have To Be Funky (disco version)", "Chicago Bus Stop", "Nice N Naasty (disco version)", "Alpha Centuri", "Magic Bird Of Fire (Walter Gibbons mix)", and "It's Good For The Soul (Walter Gibbons mix)". CD
Also available Salsoul Orchestra Story (40th Anniversary Collection) (3CD set) ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ VariousSkip Scarborough Songbook ... CD
Expansion (UK), Late 70s/1980s/Early 90s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A pretty impressive testament to the songwriting of Skip Scarborough – a great compilations of soaringly soulful numbers he wrote from some of the best and biggest soul & R&B singers and groups of the late 70s onward! The set is pretty heavily weighted with numbers from the last couple years of the 70s, with a few from the 80s and later gem or 2 – songs by Earth Wind & Fire, Phyllis Hyman, Freda Payne, Syreeta, LTD, Creative Source, Bobby Humphrey, Patti Labelle, The Emotions and more. A good deal of it is in the somewhat laidback, yet purely soulful and sophisticated style – but his songwriting talent has quite a reach, from string-laden disco era dancefloor soul to boogie, tduets fodder and well beyond. A very well chosen set! Includes "Lover To Lover" by Maxi Anderson, "Earth Wind & Fire" by Earth Wind & Fire, "Funky Luvah" by Creative Source, "Tell Me Please" by Freda Payne, "Love Changes" by Mother's Finest, "Can't Hide Love" by Dionne Warwick, "Don't Ask My Neighbors" by The Emotions, "Dancin To Keep From Cryin" by Bobby Humphrey and more. 18 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ Webster LewisOn The Town (plus bonus track) ... CD
Epic/Expansion (UK), 1976. Used ... $14.99
Classic club from Webster Lewis – and much more of an all-out disco affair than some of his later work! The record introduces Lewis' all-encompassing style – as he writes, arranges, and produces the album at a level that easily matches that of Barry White – who would later emerge as a mentor for Lewis, introducing him as part of the later Love Unlimited Orchestra records. The group here is billed as "Webster Lewis & The Post-Pop Space-Rock Be-Bop Gospel Tabernacle Orchestra & Chorus" – a pretty good way to describe the soaringly full sound of the album – one that's built up from Webster's keyboards with lots of added strings and rhythms, plus occasional backing vocals from a female chorus. Most of the focus here is instrumental, though – filled with great tunes that include "On The Town", "Love Is The Way", "Do It With Style", "Song Of Joy", "Goodnight Baby Girl", "Since I've Been Gone", and "Saturday Night Steppin Out". CD features the bonus track "Let's Do It Again". CD

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✨✧ UltrafunkUltrafunk/Meat Heat (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Robinsongs (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
A pair of albums from this British funk group of the 70s – one who were a precursor to bigger English soul sounds to come! First up is the self-titled Ultrafunk album – a rare bit of funk from the mid 70s UK scene – cut with a groove that's got plenty of blacksploitation soundtrack touches! UltraFunk were most likely a studio group assembled for the session – but they've got a tight sound that makes them perfect for serving up the mix of grooves in the set – a great blend of originals and covers, all done with lots of influences from cop shows, action soundtracks, and kung fu movies! Most cuts are instrumentals, and have some great keyboard and electric bits – and although the overall sound is tight and professional, it's still plenty funky throughout! Nary a dull moment on the set – and titles include "Sting Your Jaws (parts 1 & 2)", "Kung Fu Man", "Who Is He & What Is He To You", "Use Me", "Sweet FA", and "Living For The City". The group return on the strangely-titled Meat Heat album – a record that's a bit more disco than before, but which also still continues the tight funky approach of the Ultrafunk debut! Tracks are long, and have some Euro club elements in the mix – including some stepping strings over the basslines that drive the main train – topped with guitar lines and keyboard parts to really give things focus. Titles include "Meat Heat", "Temptation", "Gotham City Boogie", "I Wish", and "Sunrise". 2CD set features bonus tracks – "Indigo Country", "Funky Al", "Kung Fu Man (inst)", and "Kung Fu Man (7" single)". CD

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✨✧ Isaac HayesChocolate Chip ... CD
Stax/ZYX (Germany), 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Slightly later than some of Isaac Hayes' biggest Stax albums – but a great little record that's filled with some excellent smooth soul material! The record shows Hayes really trying to push his style to new levels, and it's got a sophistication that you don't hear on earlier albums – a sound that hints at the Polydor years, but without as much of a disco influence. Ike's also dropped his thing of doing a lot of soul covers of pop tracks – which means that the record's got a lot more original material, served up with a new sort of focus on songwriting! Titles include "Chocolate Chip", a perennial fave on the dancefloor, in both vocal and instrumental versions – plus "I Can't Turn Around", "Come Live With Me", and "Body Language". CD
(Digipack has light wear.)

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✨✧ Jackson 5Dancing Machine ... CD
Motown, 1974. Used ... $7.99
Magnificent material from the Jackson 5 – a set that really has them moving into a whole new mature style in their music – taking on bigger themes and wider grooves, and really finding a fresh new voice in the process! There's a bit of funk in the mix, a bit of early club, and some cool baroque production modes that really move past straight Motown hit styles – heard to greatest effect on the album's wonderful opener – "I Am Love". The set also features the classic pre-disco "Dancing Machine", a perennial favorite – and the cuts "The Mirrors Of My Mind", "Whatever You Got I Want", "She's A Rhythm Child", "If I Don't Love You This Way", and "What You Don't Know". CD

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✨✧ VariousFor Discos Only – Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records – 1976 to 1981 (3CD set) ... CD
Fantasy/Craft, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... $31.99 35.99
Rare singles from the glory days of the American club music scene – most of which were only issued as promo release – hence the "for discos only" in the title! The package looks at the wealth of material issued by the Fantasy and Vanguard family of labels in the late 70s – imprints that have never fully gotten their due, in comparison to companies like Salsoul or Philadelphia International – even though they made an equally huge contribution to the world of funky grooves! In fact, given that Fantasy owned Prestige and other jazz labels at the time, they also had a longer heritage in soulful music – which often made some of their singles these real mini-masterpieces in sound. Vanguard was equally unusual, but in a different way – as disco and club were relatively new to their catalog – which almost seemed to give them a freedom to be a bit more experimental than some of the bigger companies working the dancefloors. The result is a great collection of really creative, really upbeat material – almost all of which is nice and extended, and presented here on the rare 12" single versions. Titles include "Til You Surrender (special rmx)" by Rainbow Brown, "Rock Creek Park (rmx)" by The Blackbyrds, "No One Can Do It Like You (12" special Shep Pettibone rmx)", "Chill Out (12" version)" by Free Expression, "I Don't Know What's On Your Mind (special 12" mix)" by Spiders Webb, "Over & Over (special 12" disco)" by Sylvester, "Turn The Music Up (12" disco)" by Players Association, "Beat Of The Night (special 12" disco)" by Fever, "Party Vibes (special 12" disco)" by Ike Turner & Home Grown Funk, "You've Got Me Dancing In My Sleep (special remaster)" by Frisky, "Boogie City (special 12" disco mix)" by Phil Hurtt, "Space Bass (special 12" disco)" by Slick, "Mondo Man (12" version)" by Roni Griffith, "It's Music (special 12" disco)" by Damon Harris, "Always There (special 12" disco)" by Side Effect, "For Your Love (special 12" disco)" by Idris Muhammad, "Straight To The Bank (special 12" disco)" by Bill Summers, "Boogie With Me (12" disco)" by Poussez, "Don't Know What To Say" by The Blackbyrds, "I'm The One" by Rainbow Brown, "I Got The Feeling (Patrick Cowley megamix)" by Two Tons O Fun, "Dance (special 12" disco)" by Paradise Express, and "Savage Lover (12" disco long vocal)" by The Ring. CD

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✨✧ VariousLife & Death On The New York Dance Floor – 1980 to 1983 ... CD
Reappearing (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic companion to the book of the same name by author Tim Lawrence – the excellent Life & Death On The New York Dance Floor – which explores all the cool strands of funky punk, avant rock, and arty grooves that exploded on the New York scene after the decline of disco! Some of this work might fall into the post-disco side of the spectrum, other cuts are maybe a bit more post-punk – and together, they represent a really fantastic wellspring of new creativity – at levels that were years ahead of their time! Titles include "Desire" by Tuxedomoon, "Drum Mode" by Gray, "Saturn Drive" by Alan Vega, "Jam Hot (Rhumba Rock)" by Johnny Dynell & New York 88, "Big Business (dance mix)" by David Byrne, "Beat Bop" by Rammellzee Vs K-Rob, "Hold Up" by 3 Teens Kill 4, "Go Bang (LP version)" by Dinosaur L, "Vena Cava" by John Robie, "Contort Yourself (August Darnell mix)" by James White & The Blacks, "Love Tempo (Mark Kamins mix)" by Quando Quango, "Din Daa Daa (Trommeltanz)" by George Kranz, "Pop Your Funk (inst 7" b-side mix)" by Loose Joints, "Bustin Out (long version)" by Material, "Don't Make Me Wait (ext)" by Peech Boys, and "Rapper Dapper Snapper" by Edwin Birdsong. CD

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✨✧ Grupo Folklorico & Experimental NuevayorquinoConcepts In Unity ... CD
Salsoul, 1975. Used ... $19.99
A landmark set of highly percussive tracks! Back in the mid-70's, when Salsoul was still recording Latin music and not disco, they put out this great double album of traditional Latin percussion playing by the new revivalist Grupo Folklorico, which featured Virgilo Marti and other great New York Latin percussion players of the time. The album's a totally stripped down mix of tracks that manages to swing all the way through – grooving in mode that has lots of the descarga touches of the 60s scene, and the mix of traditional and newer styles of the 70s years. This CD includes all the tracks from the double album, including "Cuba Linda", "Choco's Guajira", "A Papa Y Mama", and "Adelaida". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Idris MuhammadYou Ain't No Friend Of Mine ... CD
Fantasy/Wounded Bird, 1978. New Copy ... $10.99 14.99
A completely different album than some of the earlier work from funky drummer Idris Muhammad – but a set that's completely wonderful in its own sort of way! Muhammad's drums are still right on the money, and able to move with even more quick-stepping power than before – set up in these fantastic larger elements that are really given great shape from producer William Fischer – who almost acts here in a Larry Mizell sort of mode! There's a host of great jazzy players in the mix – including work from Cliff Carter on keyboards and Hiram Bullock on guitar. Some cuts have vocals, but there's still a strong instrumental focus on the record overall – and tracks include "See Saw", "The Doc", "Big Foot", "Disco Man", "You Ain't No Friend Of Mine", and "Tell Me Where Did We Go Wrong". CD

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✨✧ AtmosfearEn Trance (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Mr Bongo (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $10.99 11.98
Some of the greatest club tunes ever cut for the UK scene – a sublime album of jazzy spacey instrumentals by the legendary Atmosfear! The group were almost a UK equivalent of the sounds coming out of New York from the P&P camp at the end of the 70s – as they worked in the shadows of mainstream disco, but with a sound that was leaner, more stripped-down, and often touched with keyboard styles borrowed heavily from jazz funk and fusion. There's a simplicity to the Atmosfear groove that's totally great – a real focus on snapping drums, spacey keyboards, and trippy basslines – never too complicated, but always a cut above the more familiar grooves of the time.CD includes full original En Trance album by the group, plus 4 additional bonus tracks from singles – and tracks include "Free Tonight", "Duende", "Creators Dream", "Interplay", "Funk The Rock", "Invasion", "Return Of LB", "Dancing In Outer Space", "Motivation", "Extract" and "Alternative II" CD
Also available En Trance ... LP 23.99

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RippleRipple ... CD
Charly (UK), 1973. Used ... $9.99
One of those funk classics that was a funk classic even back in the days when nobody was talking about funk classics! Ripple were an obscure little group of southern players, and although they later went onto cut a disco record for Salsoul, this first album is still their most enduring legacy. The record combines a sound that's a bit Meters, a bit Average White Band – with plenty of funky guitars, choppy riffs, and kind of a white boy soul vocal sound. Includes some stone classics – like "A Funky Song" and "I Don't Know What It Is, But It Sure Is Funky" – both of which were sampled more than a few times over the years – plus "Get Off", "Ripplin", "Willie Pass The Water", and "Dance Lady Dance". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ DJ Spooky & OthersCreation Rebel – Trojan Re-mixed, Re-visioned, Re-versioned ... CD
Trojan (UK), 2007. Used ... $9.99
A far reaching project from the Subliminal Kid – a batch of remixes, versions and reworkings that are far from subliminal! DJ Spooky takes on the Trojan catalog and cooks up a batch of 21st century versions of the heaviest of the heavy cuts from all over the Jamaican music map! Some of the tracks here are radical re-cuts of the tune, going far past the traditional dub approach and creating entirely new rhythms, while others hew closer to the originals, but still adding a new spin to the proceedings. Spooky's heady approach unifies the whole affair for a new school natty dread party! 14 numbers in all, including "Creation Rebel" by DJ Spooky meets the Mad Professor and Rob Swift, "Mr Brown (rmx)" by Bob Marley, "Revolution Disco Dub" by DJ Spooky meets Tapper Zukie, 2 versions of "Dis Poem Burns Babylon" by Mutabaruka, one with the Observers and the other with the Upsetters, "Under Mi Sensi (rmx)" by Barrington Levy, "Babylon Burning Dub" by DJ Spooky meets the Observers and "Dub Of The Traveller (bonus beats)" by Scientist. CD

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✨✧ OdysseyGoing Back To My Roots – The Best Of Odyssey ... CD
RCA/Music Club (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $11.99
A fantastic soul trio, and one who turned out to be a fair bit more classy than some of their club contemporaries in the late 70s – with an ability to change things up in a great way as time moved on, and really keep their groove fresh for the 80s! This set brings together almost every one of the excellent groovers that Odyssey recorded during their years at RCA – many cuts in single versions that got plenty of play back in the day, and which together really show a wonderful transformation in sound over just a few short years. The package is a heck of a deal – 30 tracks at one mighty nice price – and titles include "Native New Yorker (12" disco mix)", "Going Back To My Roots (12" version)", "Inside Out (12" mix)", "Don't Tell Me Tell Her (12" mix)", "Roots Suite", "If You're Lookin For A Way Out", "Use It Up & Wear It Out (7" mix)", "I Got The Melody", "Follow Me", "Oh No Not My Baby", "Hang Together", "Easy Come Easy Go/Hold De Mota Down", "Lucky Star", "It Will Be Alright", and "Every Lovin Sam". CD

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✨✧ VariousClub Connection – The Authentic Sound Of 80s Club Culture From The Vaults Of Atlantic, Elektra & Warner Bros Records 1979 to 1985 ... CD
WEA (UK), Early 80s. Used ... $9.99
A sweeeeeeet set of jammers from the post-disco years – groundbreaking club tracks from the vaults of Warner, Atlantic, and Elektra Records, three labels who were at the forefront of soul music at the time! The style here is instantly compelling – a blend of beats, bass, and vocals that have a real emphasis on a catchy hook and a nice groove. A number of these cuts have never been properly reissued, and even more importantly, they've never been presented in a format as strong as this before! Titles include "Keep The Fire Burning (UK club)" by Gwen McCrae, "I Shoulda Loved Ya" by Narada Michael Walden, "Love Injection" by Trussel, "Dynamite" by Stacy Lattisaw, "Dancin In The Key Of Life" by Steve Arrington, "Let Me Show You" by Larry Wu, "Lover Undercover (UK club)" by Fatback, "On My Own" by Debra Laws, "If You Really Want Me" by Sister Sledge, "You Can Do It" by Five Special, "Do It Roger" by Roger, and "Baby I'm Scared Of You" by Womack & Womack. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousNew York Noise – Dance Music From The New York Underground 1978 to 1982 (2016 second edition) ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $11.99
Seminal work from one of the most exciting times in modern music – the groundbreaking New York post-punk, post-disco club years – when everything was up for grabs! The work on the set does a really great job of documenting the way that boundaries were blown during the time – as funk met punk, rock met rap, soul met ska, avant garde met mainstream – all in pursuit of the groove! For years, this period has gone under-documented and under-understood – largely because of the complexity and diversity of the music in the scene. But as always, the folks at Soul Jazz Records have done a fantastic job of bringing the whole thing to light – choosing all the best tracks we could have hoped for, and packaging the album with a great set of notes that really gets at the heart of the matter! This 2016 remastering of the collection has a slightly different set list than the first – and titles include "Baby Dee" by Konk, "You Got Me" by Theoretical Girls, "Contort Yourself" by The Contortions, "Clean On Your Bean #1" by Dinosaur L, "Helen Fordsdale" by Mars, "Do Da Da" by The Dance, "Wawa" by Lizzy Mercier Descloux, "Reduction" by Material, "Pini Pini" by Arto Neto, "Too Many Creeps" by Bush Tetras, "Bye Bye Bayou" by Alan Vega, "Breakfast" by Implog, "Reduction" by Material, and "Son Of Sam" by Chain Gang. CD

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✨✧ Slum VillageTrinity (Past, Present And Future) ... CD
Capitol/Barak, 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Slum Village returns with a proper follow up to Fantastic Vol 2, after a way too long three year break! This is the Slums' biggest outing so far without the full participation of Jay Dee – but never fear, Jay shows up here on a few tracks, and you also get beats by Hi Tek and others. The tracks are mostly on the short side, moving the flow along at a consistent clip – and the beats are the nice kind of tight, minimal synth bumps. There's also some sweet, soulful touches not unlike the ones we love so much on the latest Blackalicious. Pure hip hop that sounds comfortably new, but without any concessions to current trends! Tracks include "Tainted" and "Star" with Dwele, "Insane", "Slumber", "Let's", "S.O.U.L.", "Love U Hate", "Unisex", "La La", "All-Ta-Ment", "Get Live", "What Is This", "Hoes", "Disco", "Fall In Love", and more. 23 in all, including skits and interludes. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousMidnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... CD
Studio Mule (Germany), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $15.99
A sexy set of tracks from the Japanese scene – music that seems to start in the disco years, and move into some of the more electronic Tokyo modes of the next generation – but always with a sweetly groovy style to the music! The work here is very different than both US soul of the time, and the wave of Euro disco and boogie – although it maybe shares a bit with the latter, in the way that female vocals are often put upfront in the mix, and given a very sensual sound. Other tracks are maybe more electro soul – with heavier beats at the bottom – and the whole thing is a huge discovery of rare Japanese tracks we never would have heard otherwise! Titles include "Get To Paradise" by Mari Kaneko, "Theme Of High School Student" by Atsuo Fujimoto, "Silhouette Call" by Yuki Nakayamate, "Sunshine Bright On Me" by Kangaroo, "More Sexy" by Yoko Hatanaka, "I'm In Love" by Tomoko Aran, "Crazy Baby" by Rinda Yamamoto, "Stranger's Night" by Maiko Okamoto, "Fantasy" by Masako Miyazaki, and "Singing Lady" by The Fad. CD
Also available Midnight In Tokyo Vol 3 – Japanese Rare Soul, Boogie & New Wave – Compiled By Toshiya Kawasaki ... LP 33.99

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✨✧ GQStanding Ovation – The Story Of GQ & The Rhythm Makers 1974 to 1982 ... CD
Arista/Big Break (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $15.99
A great little package that offers up a long-overdue look at the full talents of the legendary GQ – not just the group's big hits during their club classic years, but also their early roots as the excellent Rhythm Makers funk ensemble! This overstuffed package offers up plenty from both eras of the combo – showing their amazing tight funk style from the mid 70s, which morphed into the fuller GQ sound on Arista Records – always with a sharply rhythmic vibe that made these guys way hipper than any of the countless disco acts to show up at the time – especially once the 80s groove years came along, and they could show off some of their jazzier styles too! The package is a dream – 31 tracks that are all expertly chosen – our favorites from the best GQ albums, plus rare singles, remixes, and even all the best Rhythm Makers titles too – cuts that include "Zone", "Try Smurfin (long version)", "Disco Nights (rmx)", "Prime Cut", "Sitting In The Park", "Sad Girl", "Shy Baby", "Dark Side Of The Sun", "Is It Cool", "Make My Dreams A Reality", "Shake (long version)", "Standing Ovation (long version)", "It's Your Love", "GQ Down", "Soul On Your Side", "Touch", "Monterey", "Spirit", "Lies", "Wonderful", "Don't Stop This Feeling", "Reason For The Season (long version)", "You're Never Too Old", and "Boogie Oogie Oogie (long version)". 2CDs, new mastering, and great notes too! CD

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Jones GirlsBest Of The Jones Girls ... CD
Philadelphia International/Right Stuff, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $16.99
17 tracks from the glory days of this excellent female soul group! The Jones Girls were one of the best girl combos of the modern soul years – and they kept things fresh by applying a smooth sophisticated style to most of their work, taking them way past some of the more throwaway disco-based girl acts of the time. Titles on this one include most of their favorites, like "This Feeling's Killing Me", "Keep It Comin", "Nights Over Egypt", "At Peace With Woman", "You Gonna Make Me Love Somebody Else", "When I'm Gone", "Ah, Ah, Ah, Ah", "I Just Love The Man", "Dance Turned Into A Romance", and "Children Of The Night". CD
(Out of print.)

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Perry & SanlinFor Those Who Love ... CD
Capitol/Universal (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $9.99
A fantastic moment from the Capitol Rare generation! The album is the first Capitol effort from Phil Perry & Kevin Sanlin – two excellent harmony soul singers who were part of the legendary Montclairs who recorded for Paula earlier in the 70s – and it's a slick batch of modern soul tracks produced with a nice jazzy tinge. Charles (ex-Independents) Jackson handled the album, as he did work for Natalie Cole on Capitol, and so much other great stuff for the label around this time – and the record sparkles with the best modern soul that was coming out on Capitol at the time. The duet style is a bit in the mode of The Valentine Brothers, with either singer taking the lead, and the other coming in on the choruses – and the album's very well handled throughout. Includes a great remake of "Can't Hide Love", plus "Since You (Came Into My Life)", "I'm So Glad There's You", "We Belong Together", and "It's Alright". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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FrantiqueFrantique ... CD
Philadelphia International/Sony (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $9.99
One of the more unusual albums to come from Philly International in the 70s – a set of Euro disco tracks by a French group, and not the usual homegrown talent who usually recorded for the label! The vibe here is maybe a bit more like some of the Prelude Records material of the time – with tight, core rhythms by a studio combo who definitely hit the warmer side of the Euro disco groove – and female vocals over the top that are catchy, but in a different style than the usual Philly International singers of the time. The set sports one classic cut – the dancefloor groover "Strut Your Funky Stuff" – and other tracks include "Night People These Days", "Getting Serious", and "Disco Dancer". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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LA ConnectionLA Connection – Now Appearing ... CD
MCA/Universal (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
An excellent set of 80s groove – produced here by Larry Blackmon, with a very Cameo-styled touch – under a title that definitely shows the big shift in the funk scene over to the west coast at the start of the 80s! LA Connection really have a great way of blending things together – with a bit of that stronger keyboard mode that Cameo, Zapp, and other groups were using at the time – but also plenty of bass at the bottom, and nicely crisp production – and just the right balance of mellow soul tracks and funky numbers to give the album the right sort of depth. Titles include "Promise Me", "Come Into My Heart", "I'll Find A Way","Shake It", "Get It Up", "Jealousy", and "Burn Me Up". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)
Also available LA Connection – Now Appearing ... LP 24.99

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Vaughan Mason & CrewBounce, Rock, Skate, Roll (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Brunswick/Solid (Japan), 1980. Used ... $16.99
Massive! This is probably the best-ever album of rollerskating grooves – and is the most famous entry into a short-lived funk genre that sprung up around the rollerskating craze of the late 70s and early 80s. The rollerskate sound took a tight stepping funk groove from earlier years, and mixed it with the extended instrumental style of club music – creating a sound that was a mix of funk and disco that worked perfectly for skating around a track, and which had a huge influence on the beat of early hip hop. The centerpiece of the album's the massive sample track "Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll" – an instantly recognizable number that features tight vamping guitar and good choppy rhythms. The cut's offered up here in 2 parts – and the rest of the record's just as great, with titles that include "Roller Skate", "We're Gonna Funk You Up", and "Thinking About You Baby". CD features some great bonus tracks – the 12" version of "Bounce Rock Skate Roll (parts 1 & 2)", plus "Jammin Big Guitar" and "Rockin Big Guitar". CD
Also available Bounce, Rock, Skate, Roll ... LP 14.99

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Wally GonzalezWally On The Road ... CD
Vicor (Philippines), 1978. New Copy ... $4.99
The cover's a little bit cheesy, but the record's plenty darn nice – a later psychedelic effort from this Philippine guitarist, done with a lot more edge than you'd expect from the package! While the rest of the world was letting loose on punk rock and disco in 1978, Wally's clearly got his groove in music from a decade before – and works here in a mix of hard rock and psychedelia that's heavy on fuzz guitar, and also often processes the vocals a bit to drop them more deeply into the mix. The drums are especially nice – often quite heavy, and fuzzed up too – and titles include "Screw", "Dalagang Mahinhin", "Tayo Na", "Bagong Kabuhayan", "Screw", and "Open Fire". CD
 
 
 



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