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    Arthur AdamsFight For Your RightsSuper Disco Edits
    Tough funk and hard-hitting, conscious soul music vibes from the legendary, Arthur Adams. Originally recorded in the late 60s/early 70s and rescued from...
    • Arthur Adams – Fight For Your Rights
    • Arthur Adams – Sure Is Funky Down Here
    Tone B. NimbleSoul Is My Salvation Chapter 3Rain&Shine
    Two crucial, dancefloor friendly gospel cuts featuring The Gospel Truth's 'He Can Do It' - a super rare cut - and, on the flip, the instrumental version...
    • The Gospel Truth – He Can Do It
    • McKinley Sanifer – I Am The Vine (Instrumental)
    ThundercatIt Is What It IsBrainfeeder
    Anticipated album release, produced by Flying Lotus and Thundercat himself, features musical contributions from Ty Dolla $ign, Childish Gambino, Lil B,...
    • Thundercat – Lost In Space / Great Scott / 22-26
    • Thundercat – Innerstellar Love
    • Thundercat – I Love Louis Cole (feat. Louis Cole)
    • Thundercat – Black Qualls (feat. Steve Lacy, Steve Arrington & Childish Gambino)
    • Thundercat – Miguel's Happy Dance
    • Thundercat – How Sway
    • Thundercat – Funny Thing
    • Thundercat – Overseas (feat. Zack Fox)
    • Thundercat – Dragonball Durag
    • Thundercat – How I Feel
    • Thundercat – King Of The Hill
    • Thundercat – Unrequited Love
    • Thundercat – Fair Chance (feat. Ty Dolla $ign & Lil B)
    • Thundercat – Existential Dread
    • Thundercat – It Is What It Is
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      Limited edition 140g picture disc LP housed in a 6mm spine gatefold sleeve with gold foil detail and OBI strip. Download card included.
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      140g clear vinyl LP housed in a 6mm spined gatefold sleeve with gold foil detail and OBI strip. Download card included.
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    Yazmin LaceyMorning MattersOwn Your Own Records
    New material from key, UK soul music voice, Yazmin Lacey. 'Morning Matters' features appearances from Femi Koleoso and Ife Ogunjobi of Ezra Collective,...
    • Yazmin Lacey – Own Your Own
    • Yazmin Lacey – Morning Matters
    • Yazmin Lacey – Lately
    • Yazmin Lacey – Morning Sunrise
    • Yazmin Lacey – Not Today Mate
    Weldon Irvine I Love YouAthens Of The North
    LONG OUT OF PRINT!!!! BACK IN PRINT!!!! 100% ESSENTIAL SEMINAL cut from Weldon Irvine featuring DON BLACKMAN's truly soulful vocals. Essential, conscious...
    • Weldon Irvine – I Love You (feat. Don Blackman)
    • Weldon Irvine – What's Going On?
    GQLies Athens Of The North
    LONG OUT OF PRINT!!! BACK IN PRINT!!!Played By Theo Parrish 2 Deep Disco Classics on 45 for the first time! Two gems ‘Lies’ and ‘Is It Cool?’...
    • GQ – Lies
    • GQ – Is It Cool?
    Split Decision Band Watchin' Out Athens Of The North
    BACK IN PRINT!!!!! Holy Grail deep disco from Des Moines, Iowa! Solid unforgiving driving funky disco, flipped with a crazy Funkadelic style stoner funk...
    • Split Decision Band – Watchin' Out
    • Split Decision Band – Dazed
    BileoYou Can WinAthens Of The North
    Back in stock! KILLER, ultra rare, super loud disco two-sider from the brilliant Athens of the North label.
    • Bileo – You Can Win
    • Bileo – Let's Go
    Space GhostFree 2 BApron Records
    Space Ghost's album of mid-80s style, electronic soul has won us over here at SOTU - absolutely loving these slow jams, lysergic funk cuts and neon lit...
    • Space Ghost – Juno Fantasy
    • Space Ghost – Prayer For U
    • Space Ghost – Feelin Real Good (Vocal)
    • Space Ghost – Mystery Angel
    • Space Ghost – I'll Be Yours (Vocal)
    • Space Ghost – Girl U Hypnotize Me
    • Space Ghost – Love Beam
    • Space Ghost – Feelin Real Good (Instrumental)
    • Space Ghost – I'll Be Yours (Instrumental)
    Straight Jacket Greatest Part of Loving YouAthens Of The North
    BACK IN PRINT!!! Amazing Detroit Modern soul / boogie 45. Very very sought after lovely record brought back into the limelight by Athens Of The North!
    • Straight Jacket – Greatest Part Of Loving
    • Straight Jacket – Fun
    Fungai MaliangaFinsbury Park Party / Things We Say TodayBackatcha
    Disco-funk recorded in London in the late-70s by Fungai Malianga who’d relocated from South Africa to North London. His funk-led ode to his manor with...
    • Fungai Malianga – Finsbury Park Party
    • Fungai Malianga – Things We Say Today
    Ja'net DuBois / Jady KurrentQueen Of The Highway (KON edit) / Standing ThereBackatcha
    Two rare jazz-funk floor-fillers on 45 for the first time. KON’s 7” edit of Ja’Net Dubois’s break-beat fuelled jazz funk theme ‘Queen Of The...
    • Ja'net DuBois – Queen Of The Highway (KON Edit)
    • Jady Kurrent Band – Standing There
    Earth, Wind And FireAll 'N' All (1977)Columbia
    Seminal fusion album - includes the killer "Brazilian Rhyme", "Runnin", "Serpentine Fire", "Fantasy"...as good as it gets! EWF's last great album.
    • Earth, Wind And Fire – Love's Holiday / Brazilian Rhyme
    Dr. JohnBabylonATCO
    Hallucinogenic gumbo from New Orleans' finest, 1969.
    • Dr. John – Babylon
    • Dr. John – Glowin'
    • Dr. John – Black Widow Spider
    • Dr. John – Barefoot Lady
    • Dr. John – Twilight Zone
    • Dr. John – The Patriotic Flag-Waiver
    • Dr. John – The Lonesome Guitar Strangler
    Box TopsBest Of The Box Tops - Soul DeepMusic On Vinyl
    Includes hits such as "The Letter," "Neon Rainbow," "Happy Times," "Cry Like A Baby" and many more.
      Nina SimoneBlack GoldRCA
      Recorded live in 1970 with Simone classics "Young, Gifted and Black", "I Got Life" and a rendition of Sandy Denny's "Who Knows Where The Time...
        George BensonGive Me The Night (1980)Warner Bros
        Quincy Jones production with Rod Temperton amongst the writing credits. Features the huge dancefloor hit "Give Me The Night" plus "Love X Love", "What's...
        • George Benson – give me the night
        • Original LP£8.99
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        Booker T. And The M.G.sGreen Onions (1962)Atlantic
        Classic first album by the Memphis Stax house band, featuring the eponymous title-track plus loads more stompin' Memphis party killer cuts. Smokin!
        • Booker T. And The M.G.s – Green Onions
        • New LP (180g)£21.99
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        Charlotte Dos SantosHarvest TimeBecause Music
        Charlotte Dos Santos returns with here second single release 'Harvest Time. Expect more earthy soul and haunting pop for fans of Erykah Badu and Nite Jewel....
        • Charlotte Dos Santos – Harvest Time
        • Charlotte Dos Santos – Padre
        • Charlotte Dos Santos – Helio
        • Charlotte Dos Santos – The Snow Dance (Josef)
        Earth, Wind & FireI Am (1979)CBS
        Includes the classic 'Boogie Wonderland' and loads more.
          • New LP (180g)£21.99
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          The Jimmy Castor BunchIt's Just BegunRCA
          Classic funk album with B-Boy breaks a plenty!
            The DelfonicsLa La Means I Love YouPhilly Groove
            Classic 1968 soul album with the much loved title track
              Eighties LadiesLadies Of The 80sExpansion Records
              Reissue of this amazing, one-off album produced by Roy Ayers! Vocal group Eighties Ladies was made up of the talented Susan Beaubian, Marva Hicks, Vivian...
              • Eighties Ladies – Ladies Of The Eighties
              • Eighties Ladies – Turned On To You
              James Hunter SixNick of TimeDaptone Records
              Back in the spotlight with a sublime new rhythm and blues record, James Hunter follows up six critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Nick...
              • James Hunter Six – I Can Change Your Mind
              • James Hunter Six – Who's Fooling Who
              • James Hunter Six – Till I Hear It From You
              • James Hunter Six – Never
              • James Hunter Six – Missing in Action
              • James Hunter Six – Nick Of Time
              • James Hunter Six – Brother Or Other
              • James Hunter Six – Ain't Goin' Up In One Of Those Things
              • James Hunter Six – Take It As You Find It
              • James Hunter Six – Can't Help Myself
              • James Hunter Six – How 'Bout Now
              • James Hunter Six – Paradise For One
              • James Hunter Six – He's Your Could've Been
              Anita BakerRapture (1986)Elektra
              A huge success upon it's release, with "Sweet Love", "Caught Up In The Rapture", "Same Ole Love" and more.
                Roberta Flack And Donny HathawayRoberta Flack And Donny Hathaway (1972)Atlantic
                Soulful, uplifting spiritual stuff from two of soul music's finest vocalists. All star Atlantic line-up - Bernard Purdie, Arif Mardin arrangements, Hubert...
                • Roberta Flack And Donny Hathaway – Where Is The Love
                • New LP (180g)£22.99
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                Weldon IrvineSinbad (1976)RCA
                'Music Is The Key'. The Glorious soul two-step anthem 'I Love You' featuring Don Blackman. Weldon Irvine's deep funky soulful jazz albums are truly incredible....
                • Weldon Irvine – I Love You
                • New LP (180g)£21.99
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                • Reissue LP£13.99
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                Marcus MillerSuddenlyWarner Bros
                Debut album of virtuoso bassist-annex-superstar Marcus Miller, originally released in 1983. Luther Vandross takes on vocal duty on "Lovin' You", "Just...
                  Arthur Conley Sweet Soul MusicAtlantic (1967)
                  Singer Arthur Conley was the prodigy of another legendary singer Otis Redding. Both were from Macon, Georgia. Sweet Soul Music is a high point in late...
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                    The DelfonicsThe Delfonics (1970)Philly Groove Records
                    Featuring the classic hit "Didn't I (Blow Your Mind This Time)"
                      Aretha FranklinThe Electrifying Aretha Franklin (1962)Columbia
                      Aretha Franklin’s second LP for Columbia was a jazz album with full horn charts produced by John Hammond. In the future she would find her true calling...
                        Sly and The Family StoneThere's A Riot Goin' On (1971)Epic
                        Definitive tripped out genre defying funky soulful druggy loved-up seminal album (yes we like it). Sly's classic album. Slap bass, drum machines, layered...
                        • Sly and The Family Stone – Luv n' haight
                        • Sly and The Family Stone – Just like a baby
                        • Sly and The Family Stone – Family affair
                        Nina SimoneTo Love SomebodyMusic On Vinyl
                        Nina Simone ably picked a variety of compositional classics from the new Rock era for her 1969 LP To Love Somebody. Opening with a beautiful, introspective...
                          Peabo BrysonWhy Don't You Make Up Your Mind / ParadiseExpansion Records
                          First time on a 45 for this 1977 modern soul/crossover anthem by the great Peabo Bryson!
                          • Peabo Bryson – Why Don't You Make Up Your Mind
                          • Peabo Bryson – Paradise
                          Tiombe LockhartThe Aquarius Years (feat. feat. Robert Glasper & Bilal)Mother Tongue Records
                          Tiombé Lockhart (known from the Platinum Pied Pipers cult classic 'Triple P') releases her "unofficial" debut album, 'The Aquarius Years'. An elusive...
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – Mr Johnnie Walker
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – 2GP (feat. Robert Glasper)
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – Sexy Suzy On A Sunday (feat. Bilal)
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – Working Girls Suicide (Capricorn Eclipse) (feat. ECUSSIONIST)
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – Tip Of My Tongue
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – You Need Me
                          • Tiombe Lockhart – California Dreaming (feat. Robert Glasper)
                          Black Market BrassUndying ThirstColemine Records
                          Afro-funk outfit, Black Market Brass’ second album boasts a "noxious brew of gritty guitars, frenetic percussion, monster brass section and a special...
                          • Black Market Brass – Cheat And Start A Fight
                          • Black Market Brass – N.B.T.
                          • Black Market Brass – War Room
                          • Black Market Brass – Into The Thick
                          • Black Market Brass – Intro
                          • Black Market Brass – Undying Thirst
                          • Black Market Brass – So Who Part 1
                          • Black Market Brass – So Who Part 2
                          • LP (Coloured Vinyl) + Download Code£23.99
                            Limited, numbered gold vinyl edition.
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                          Jimi TenorNY, Hel, BarcaBureau B
                          Finnish composer and multi-instrumentalist Jimi Tenor has joined forces with Bureau B to release "NY, Hel, Barca" - a retrospective compilation spanning...
                          • Jimi Tenor – Xineotepe Heat
                          • Jimi Tenor – Utopian Dream
                          • Jimi Tenor – Take Me Baby
                          • Jimi Tenor – Fantom (The Wandering Ghost)
                          • Jimi Tenor – Tesla
                          • Jimi Tenor – Year Of The Apocalypse
                          • Jimi Tenor – Spell
                          • Jimi Tenor – Rubberdressing
                          • Jimi Tenor – Teräsmies
                          • Jimi Tenor – Suggardaddy
                          J-FelixWhole Again HooliganTru Thoughts
                          Producer and multi-instrumentalist J-Felix returns with his future blend of boogie, p-funk, disco and soul on this, his second album 'Whole Again Hooligan’.
                          • J-Felix – Mind Up feat. Andrew Ashong
                          • J-Felix – Future (Are We Living?) feat. Sol Goodman
                          • J-Felix – String Stingalings
                          • J-Felix – Us feat. Afua
                          • J-Felix – Check feat. El Train
                          • J-Felix – Choppa Fiesta
                          • J-Felix – Give Me Some Of That feat. Afua
                          • J-Felix – Good Ol' Love feat. Sol Goodman
                          • J-Felix – Whole Again Hooligan feat. Sol Goodman
                          • J-Felix – Glide feat. Emeson
                          • J-Felix – Take Me To The Gutter feat. Sol Goodman
                          • J-Felix – I Remember
                          MadcliffYou Can Make The Change / What People Say About LoveSoul Brother Records
                          Madcliff recorded one album in 1977 from which these two tracks come from for the first time on a 45. The killer cut is the funk bomb 'You Can Make The...
                          • Madcliff – You Can Make The Change
                          • Madcliff – What People Say About Love
                          The SeshenCyanTru Thoughts
                          'Cyan' is the third full length LP from San Francisco Bay Area-based band The Seshen. Contmeporary R&B/electronic fusion. Fans of Hiatus Kaiyote to Thundercat...
                            Lee MosesPouring Water On A Drowning Man / Never In My LifeOutta Sight
                            Outta Sight pairs Lee Moses' sought-after rarity, the Southern soul lilt of standard "Pouring Water On A Drowning Man" (which adds a few extra belts of...
                            • Lee Moses – Pouring Water On A Drowning Man
                            • Lee Moses – Never In My Life
                            Young Gun Silver FoxCanyonsLegere
                            Blue-eyed soul and dreamy soft rock vibes on this brilliant album from Shawn Lee's Young Gun Silver Fox! Right on a Boz Scaggs/Ned Doheny, soft rock/AOR...
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Kids
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Who Needs Words
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Baby Girl
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Dream Woman
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Long Distance Love Affai
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Danny Jamaica
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Just For Kicks
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Private Paradise
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – Things We Left Unsaid
                            • Young Gun Silver Fox – All This Love
                            Project GeminiPath Through the Forest / The RitualDelights
                            Killer 45 from Project Gemini, inspired by European folk horror, baroque pop and classic Gainsbourg/Vannier works with its heavy breaks and fuzzy guitar...
                            • Project Gemini – Path Through the Forest (Original)
                            • Project Gemini – The Ritual
                            Tony Allen & Hugh MasekelaRejoice
                            Two long-time associates of the legendary Fela Kuti come together on Rejoice. Afrobeat drumming pioneer Tony Allen and the (now sadly departed) South African...
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                              Solomon BurkeGet Out Of My Life WomanAtlantic
                              Tough, tough funky version! check the break! ORIGINAL USA ISSUE VINYL 45
                              • Solomon Burke – Get Out Of My Life Woman
                              • Original 7"£30.00
                                Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG+Unplayed original vinyl USA 45.
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                              FrederickReal LoveIzipho Soul
                              New soul music from Frederick Davis via the Izipho Soul imprint. Sumptuous blend of real soul and jazz reminiscent of golden age Al Jarreau.
                              • Frederick – Real Love
                              • Frederick – I Can't Help But Love You
                              VariousSampled GrooveWagram Music
                              Wagram music present a double album chock-filled with soul and funk bangers, these are all tunes that have been appropriated and live on in the sample-heavy...
                                Movements Vol. 10Various ArtistsTramp Records
                                Tramp Records land with the tenth volume of their excellent 'Movements' series, covering a wide spectrum of genres: early Rhythm & Blues, Soul-Jazz, Latin-Soul,...
                                • Frankie Greer Quartette – Spooky
                                • The Bill Beau Trio – Early In The Morning
                                • Eunice Haze – String Around My Heart
                                • Phylis Hendricks – My Man
                                • Eddie Buster – Kitchen Cookin'
                                • Satin Sound – Coming Home Baby
                                • The Kats – Under The Covers
                                • The New Philadelphians – The Mustang
                                • The Lido – Evil Ways
                                • Brazada – El Mexicano
                                • Herb Crawford Jazz Ensemble – Title Town
                                • The Runningboards – Louisville Assembly Plant
                                • The Headliners – Little Sister
                                • Victoria – Body Wave
                                • Maxwell – Radiation Funk
                                Ryu TsuruokaOmaePeoples Potential Unlimited
                                Gloopy, electronic funk / neon soul vibes via PPU!
                                • Ryu Tsuruoka – Omae
                                • Ryu Tsuruoka – Wagamma
                                Sons Of SlumFunky MusicCordial Recordings
                                45 issue of Sons Of Slum's infectious horn-led, proto-disco dancer that has a KILLER break! 'Part Two' has the group getting down deep and funky as the...
                                • Sons Of Slum – Funky Music (Part One)
                                • Sons Of Slum – Funky Music (Part Two)