Original Funk, Soul, Disco and Boogie 45s in stock

Brother To BrotherChance With You (1976)Turbo Records
Seriously funky Ron Hardy/Larry Levan fave! Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of...
The RimshotsSuper Disco (1976)Stang Records
Funky disco groover Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're...
Johnny HammondThunder & Lightning (1973)Kudu
HEAVY organ funk on CTI/Kudu , arranged by Pee Wee Ellis, produced by Creed Taylor Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on...
Geraldine HuntCan't Fake The FeelingPrism
Classic 1980 disco jam with a powerful vocal from Geraldine Hunt - big Paradise Garage tune!Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee...
Michał UrbaniakEcstasy / Want's Ta Make You Feel Good (1978)Marlin
Wicked fusion funk tune.Unplayed original USA 45
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James BrownGet Up, Get Into It, Get InvolvedKing
Classic JB Funk! Killer tune. UNPLAYED USA original 45.
The Soulful StringsZambeziCadet
TUFF and Killer Richard Evans instrumental production! Soaring strings, tuff funk bass and drums. Written by Donny Hathaway! Original unplayed USA 45
SolarisA Case Of The Boogie / You And Me (1979)Dana Records
Philly-esque uplifting orchestral disco tuneplus addictive soul tune a la Valerie Simpson on the flip - nice! Original = USA Unplayed 45 Vinyl VG+ (Clean,...
StarzarusStarship Love (1978)Leo Mini
WICKED independent deep disco mover and groover - its intergalactic! Original USA 7"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
WarAll Day Music/Summer (1976)United Artists Records
CLASSIC laid-back War groovy anthem!Mint unplayed original independent  label USA 45.

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ZenitStraight AheadEdition Hawara
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Jose Prates / Miecio Askanasy TAM..TAM...TAM...! (2018 Reissue)Trunk Records
Impossibly rare LP previously issued once in 1958 as part of Miecio Askanasy’s 1950s touring “Braziliana” show! Notoriety for the LP...
Poor Boy RappersLow Rider RapSoul Jazz Records
NEW £1000+ KILLER LA low-rider electro rap groover. MASSIVE tune + seriously hip twisted electro instrumental courtesy of the great Rich Cason. BUMPIN! SUPER-RARE...
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RichenelPerfect StrangerMusic From Memory
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The MajesticsClass A / Key To LoveSoul Jazz Records
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Black Man's Pride 2 (Studio One)Righteous Are The Sons and Daughters Of JahSoul Jazz Records
This is the second installment of deep roots Rastafarian reggae at Studio One and features classic music from some of the most important figures in reggae...
Mo KoloursInner SymbolsFive Easy Pieces
Raw, lo-fi electronic soul music from 22a affiliate, Mo Kolours! Layered up from vocal loops, percussion and primitive drum machine sequences before being...
Cecil McBeeMutimaEverland Jazz
Just landed! - Super deep jazz from Cecil McBee on Strata-East vinyl new vinyl - boom! Includes the seminal heavy cut 'Tulsa Black' w/ Dee Dee Bridgewater,...
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Upfront exclusive at Sounds Of The Universe! Following up on last year’s excellent LP 'Song's For Knotty', after the evolution from solo Ishmael to...
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On March 6, 1963, John Coltrane and his classic quartet - McCoy Tyner, Jimmy Garrison, and Elvin Jones - recorded an entire studio album at the legendary...
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Long awaited debut LP from Tenderlonious featuring the 22archestra! Listeners are exposed to the full breadth of the 22a leaders technical and compositional...
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Boombox 3Early Independent Hip Hop, Electro and Disco Rap 1979 - 83Soul Jazz Records
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Professor RhythmProfessor 3Awesome Tapes From Africa
South African mbaqanga and bubblegum instrumentals for the dancefloor! Awesome Tapes From Africa focus on the second album release by one of the key players...
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Soul SugarI Want YouGee Recordings
Soul Sugar drop their own reggae version of Marvin Gaye’s heartbreaking soul classic, 'I Want You' backed with Sly & Robbie vocal and dub versions -...
Group ModularBlack Ray / Acid WheelsDelights 45
Group Modular drop this monster double-sider, continuing to explore the synth-centric library music sound, taking it in much heavier and edgier direction,...
Palm UnitHommage A Jef GilsonSuper-Sonic Jazz
Back in the day, French pianist, composer and all-round jazz superstar Jean-François Quiévreux, a.k.a. Jef Gilson, was up there alongside the likes of...
SkymarkVirtual StarsModern Sun Records
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Clive Stevens & BrainchildMystery Man (inc. Velvet Season & The Hearts Of Gold remix)Midnight Drive
Reissue of this killer disco tune from 1984 by UK born saxophonist, producer, writer and poet, Clive Stevens, whose career has seen him collaborate with...
W2NG 89.9 FMVarious ArtistsNumero
In the 'wake' of 2017’s 'Seafaring Strangers: Private Yacht', Numero release another addition to the soft rock cannon. 'W2NG 89.9 FM'. Set your FM dial...
WaajuWaajuOlindo Records
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Dos SantosManos Ajenas (Touch You Every Day) / How Far Are We From Here?International Anthem Recording Company
**SOTU exclusive!** In conjunction with Sonorama Discos and Royal Hands records, International Anthem (Makaya McCraven, Irreversible Entanglements) release...
Swing TingJunctionSwing Ting
UK duo, Swing Ting are back with this breezy, soulful, modern roots / dancehall and R&B ace, featuring the likes of Alexx A-Game, once again, and more....
Unlimited SourceDown In The CellarBackatcha
Backatcha continue to unearth these lost gems of the Bristish 'hustle' era with an official reissue of north London jazz-funk troupe, Unlimited Source's...
Shamek FarrahFirst ImpressionsPure Pleasure / Strata-East
An absolute stone cold killer on Charles Tolliver’s Strata-East label, originally released in 1974. Check the haunting, funky title track ‘First Impressions’...
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Hieroglyphic BeingThe Red NotesSoul Jazz Records
"Hieroglyphic Being translates five years of experimentation into his best LP to date" Vinyl Factory "Album of the week" BLEEP "Chicago dance music hero...
CoilAstral Disaster Sessions Un/Finished Musics (Limited Edition)Prescription
These rare recordings were recorded as part of the legendary Prescription label 'album' series in the late 1990's that resulted in Coil's essential masterpiece, 'Astral...
Marcellus PittmanRevenge For Nothing / Red Dogon StarUnirhythm
Detroit's Marcellus Pittman jams the box on this killer lo-fi house and techno single that employs elements of new wave and minimal synth music - monster!
Pantsula! The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa, 1988 - 1990Various ArtistsRush Hour
Late 80s, South African dance floor tracks selected by DJ Okapi and Rush Hour boss, Antal! In the late 1980s and early 90s, Pantsula was the name given...

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Makaya McCravenUniversal BeingsInternational Anthem Recording Company
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Tony Allen & Jeff MillsTomorrow Comes The HarvestBlue Note
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Thom YorkeSuspiria (Music for the Luca Guadagnino Film)XL Recordings
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Kode9 & BurialFABRICLIVE 100 Kode9 & BurialFabric
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Original Vinyl

Grover Washington JrFeels So Good (1975)Kudu
All-time killer funk jazz produced by Creed Taylor. Includes the seminal breaks-and-sampled to death cuts 'Hydra" and 'Knucklehead' and more. Seminal stuff!
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Chaka KhanWhat Cha Gonna Do For Me (1981)Warner Brothers
Awesome album! Includes the all-time boogie CLASSIC "I Know You, I Live You"! Essential! Superb New York Loft/Garage disco soul.
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Thelma HoustonThe Devil In Me (1977)Motown
Includes the Loft/Garage classic "I'm Here Again"!
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Harvey MandelBaby Batter (1971)Janus
Sample laden beats and strong grooves with rocky, funky guitar from Mandel and arrangements by Shorty Rogers! 'Baby Batter' is a seriously killer tune...
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Freddie HubbardBorn To Be Blue (1982)Pablo
Featuring the jazz dance classic "Gibraltar"!
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    Vinyl condition: NM-Sleeve condition: NM-MINT ORIG. VINYL in orig. shrinkwrap opened once. Small cutout. RED VINYL too!

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Look Around (1968)A&M
Essential mid-60s Brazil bossa meets pop. 'Batucada' is a wicked tune plus loads more.
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    Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Original USA Vinyl. (minor sleeve wear)
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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Herb Alpert Presents...(1966)A&M
Their first album on A & M, an absolute classic example of 60's Brazillian music, every track a winner. Includes "Mas Que Nada", "Agua De Beber", "Berimbau"...
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DeodatoDeodato 2 (1973)CTI
All time classic funk jazz masterpiece from Brazilian keyboardist, composer and arranger Deodato, expertly produced by Creed Taylor. Features the KILLER...
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DeodatoPrelude (1972)CTI
Featuring the full-length version of the funky jazz classic "Also Sprach Zarathustra", otherwise known as the Theme from "2001: A Space Odyssey"!
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Diana RossDiana (1980)Motown
Essential, classic album written and produced by Chic. Includes "Upside Down" and "I'm Coming Out"
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Freddie HubbardLiquid Love (1975)Columbia
Classic album that includes the boogie jazz classic "Liquid Love"! Very much a rare groove/crossover album in the vein of Donald Byrd and Mizell Brothers...
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Grover Washington JrReed Seed (1978)Motown
Includes the classic 'Lorans Dance' (deep Tribe Called Quest sample)
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Little RoyalJealous (1972)Trius
A super rare album of heavyweight funk tracks including "Razor Blade", "Soul Train" and 'Panama Red".
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Dr. Buzzard's Original Savannah BandDr. Buzzard's Original Savannah Band (1976)BMG/RCA
Features the disco classic "Cherchez La Femme" and the much sampled "Sunshower".
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GG AllinAlways Was, Is And Always Shall BeOrange
Reissue of this classic, brutal, sought-after debut from punk rock's most enfant terrible, GG Allin! 
MildlifePhaseResearch Records
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We Out HereVarious ArtistsBrownswood Recordings
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Gaussian CurveCloudsMusic From Memory
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Outro Tempo: Electronic and Contemporary Music From Brazil, 1978-1992Various ArtistsMusic From Memory
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Heidy Tamme & Tiit PaulusSuviFrotee
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Project KarnakEquinox EPNone More Records
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David Sylvian & Holger CzukayPlight & Premonition Flux & MutabilityGroenland Records
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Rhythm & SoundAground / AerialRhythm & Sound
Sparse dub techno experiments from Basic Channel offshoot, Rhythm & Sound. Classic release from 2002 reissued.
Various Squirrels Vol. 1 (Repress)Various ArtistsSquirrels On Film
Blink and miss it again! Limited 'white label' repress of this killer, heavy EBM charged techno EP feat. Solar and C.L.A.W.S.! Massive.
Binker and MosesJourney To The Mountain Of ForeverGearbox Records
Figureheads of the exciting new jazz scene, Binker and Moses (alongside the likes of Ruby Rushton and Yussef Kamall) release their second, highly...
TenderloniousThe Shakedown feat. The 22archestra22a
Long awaited debut LP from Tenderlonious featuring the 22archestra! Listeners are exposed to the full breadth of the 22a leaders technical and compositional...
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Comfy BellaKonkahsReleased
Big KDJ / beatdown style house belters that have been getting major support from Motor City Drum Ensemble, Bradley Zero and Glenn Astro to name a few....
Ishio DaiCoco Dub / BSEffective96
A brace of strong bass excursions from the the huge talent they call, Ishio Dai! Jamming on the 808, 'Coco Dub' & 'BS' bounce around some proper system-testing...
Michel SardabyGailWorld Seven
Oh my god it's a killer! Unbelieveably rare KILLER deep groovy jazz including the VERY SOUGHT after jazz dance classic cut 'Welcome New Warmth' (which...
Sun RaDisco 3000Art Yard
Legendary session recorded in Milan in 1978, this quartet recording gives John Gilmore, Michael Ray and Luqman Ali the space to improvise and solo more...
Skinny PelembeSeven Year CurseSkinny's Own
Strictly limited and hand-numbered debut 7” from the hotly tipped Skinny Pelembe - a sparkling multi-instrumentalist / producer and vocalist who roams...
CybotronEnter Craft Recordings
Long over-due reissue of this seminal techno album from 1983 by foundation Detroit techno visionaries Rik Davis and Juan Atkins! Heavily influenced...
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France Chébran Volume 2 - French Boogie 1982-1989Various ArtistsBorn Bad Records
SUPERB compilation of eccentric, mutant disco from the French underground between 82-89!
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Hugh MasekelaThe Chisa Years 1965-1976 (Rare And Unreleased)BBE
**2018 repress!** Awesome comp of funky proto afrobeat and highlife! The Chisa Years: 1965–1975 (Rare and Unreleased) is a compilation album by South...
Spider-Jazz: KPM Cues Used In The Amazing Animated Series (That We Are Not Allowed To Mention For Legal Reasons)Various ArtistsTrunk Records
Rare and brilliant cues from the KPM music library vaults used in the animated Sp**erman series from the late 1960s. Apparently Trunk records can't mention...
Mulatu Astatke & His Ethiopian QuintetAfro-Latin Soul Vol. 2Strut
Official reissue of this landmark Mulatu Astatke album!Strut do the right thing and reissue this all-time classic Mulatu album from 1966. One of the best...
Al Dobson Jr.Rye Lane VersionsRhythm Section International
Two new tracks and remix cuts on his follow-up to the outstanding 'Rye Lane Vol. 1' release. Remixes come from Polish duo Ptaki and the ever-excellent,...
Heed The Call!Various ArtistsVostok
Stunning compilation of soul, funk and disco cuts from New Zealand, recorded and released between 1973 to 1983! Features some incredibly rare and sought-after...
Alain GoraguerOST: La Planete Sauvage (2014 Reissue)Superior Viaduct
Composer Alain Goraguer created a hypnotic score to suit the animated sci-fi masterpiece, drawn from a palette of effects-laden guitars, flutes, Fender...
Sons of KemetYour Queen Is A ReptileImpulse!
Sons of Kemet’s third studio album, and first under the impulse! label! Shabaka Hutchings and his band incorporate sounds of spiritual jazz music, while...
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We Out HereVarious ArtistsBrownswood Recordings
Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings releases an album of exclusives that focuses on London’s bright-burning young jazz scene, this compilation brings...
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The Beginning Of The EndFishmanStrut
KILLER 12" featuring unreleased cut plus the SEMINAL 'Funky Nassau'. Awesome and unbelievable issue!
Shabaka and The AncestorsWisdom Of EldersBrownswood
Shabaka Hutchings channels the spirit of South African jazz with his new album 'Wisdom Of Elders'. The album was recorded in Johannesburg in...
The Beginning of the EndFunky Nassau: The Definitive CollectionStrut
Strut presents the definitive reissues of two all-time classic Caribbean soul and funk albums, The Beginning Of The End’s ‘Funky Nassau’ (1971) and...
The Chosen BrothersSing & ShoutWackie's
Long out of print early 80s Wackie's album from the main man Lloyd Barnes. Features the killer deep roots tune "Mash Down Babylon". Jah Batta, Jerry Harris,...
Cloud OneDon't Let My Rainbow Pass Me ByGolden Flamingo Records
Available for the first time since its original release - an essential reissue of one of the more rare NYC disco productions from Patrick Adams and Peter...
WaajuWaajuOlindo Records
London based afro-latin jazz quintet Waaju draw upon traditional Senegalese, Tuareg, Brazilian, Moroccan and Algerian influences, fuses them with a more...
Backstreet Brit Funk Vol.2 Compiled By Joey Negro (Part One)Various ArtistsZ Records
Z Records continues its commitment to unearthing the obscure and long forgotten tracks from the last 40 years with the much-anticipated follow up to Backstreet...
Severed HeadsBig Saints RewardOptimo Trax
Optimo Trax issue the classic, late 80s proto-house dubs from Australian industrial music pioneers, Severed Heads!
Tronco TraxxWalk 4 MeHenry Street Music
Anniversary reissue of this house / ballroom anthem by Robbie Tronco - classic NYC voguing traxx from the mid 90s! ESSENTIAL!
RezzettRezzett LPThe Trilogy Tapes
Rezzett further explores the fuzzy techno experimentalism of the illusive duo's previous releases on the excellent and ever reliable Trilogy Tapes. Lo-fi,...
Ishmael EnsembleThe ChapelSevern Songs
Upfront exclusive at Sounds Of The Universe! Following up on last year’s excellent LP 'Song's For Knotty', after the evolution from solo Ishmael to...
BostonianKeep The GrooveClap City Records
Clap City reissue this cult, sought after modern soul / disco gem ‘Keep the Groove’ by Bostonian which captured the soulful sound of Detroit upon it's...

New arrival secondhand books

African All Stars: The Pop Music Of A Continentby Chris Stapleton & Chris MayPaladin
From Afrobeat to Highlife, Juju, Township Jazz, Zouk - it's all here.
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Namba RoyNo Black Sparrows
'A vivid portrait of Jamaica in the 1930s" Excellent social realist novel. Written by Jamaican Namba Roy in the 1950s in Britain. He died in 1961 and...
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Rap Attack 3African Rap To Global Hip Hop by David ToopSerpent's Tail
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    s/hand paperback ex-library with stamps in plastic cover in good condition
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The Rap AttackAfrican Jive To New York Hip Hop by David ToopPluto Press
First edition paperback original book - rare and essential!
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African Music - A People's ArtBy Francis BebeyLawrence Hill (1975)
The man behind the recent Psychedelic Sanza album of his African music
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    Secondhand paperback in good condition, stickers on cover
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Rap Attack 2African Rap To Global Hip Hop by David ToopSerpent's Tail (1991)
The roots of rap music are traced from video arcades to bebop, and crucial influences such as prison and army songs, West African chants and tap dancing...
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    s/hand out-of-print paperback book in good condition
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Jazz PeopleBy Valerie WilmerAllison and Busby
Fantastic. Deep jazz all the way. w/ Archie Shepp, Cecil Taylor, Monk, Randy Weston and more.
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    Out-of-print edition (different cover). Secondhand paperback in good condition
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History of HouseChris KempsterSanctuary Publishing Ltd.
Includes interviews with Lil Louis, Marshall Jefferson, Larry Heard, Derrick May, Carl Craig, Juan Atkins and more.Rare book! ESSENTIAL HISTORY! 
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JazzEdited by Nat Hentoff and Albert McCarthyQuartet Books (1977)
Essays on jazz.
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Rastaman: Rastafarian Movement in EnglandErnest CashmoreCounterpoint
Original secondhand book in good condition.
Aretha Franklin - Lady SoulBy Leslie CourseFranklin Watts
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    Out of print secondhand USA paperback ex-library with stamps and sticker on front
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The Stevie Wonder Scrapbookby James Haskins with Kathleen BensonCassell
Great 1979 book about Stevie Wonder's life with loads (100s) of stunning black and white photos and text. Great!
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    Out of print secondhand p/b in good condition, handwritten dedication inside
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