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    Josephine Jones / Raw SoulCandy Man / Just Walk FunkyTramp Records
    Two recordings from the vaults of Lenis Guess. Jospehine Jones' 'Candy Man' is sweet sister funk at its best. Backed with Raw Soul's instrumental cut,...
    • Josephine Jones – Candy Man
    • Raw Soul – Just Walk Funky
    Greg FoatGone To The DogsJazzaggression Records
    “Spacey Jazz Funk in Trio setting with Greg Foat, Paul Armfield and Ken Black” – Library music and jazz soundtrack aficionados, take note! A dedication...
    • Greg Foat – Gone To The Dogs - Part 1
    • Greg Foat – Gone To The Dogs - Part 2
    • Greg Foat – Zola's Eyes
    • Greg Foat – In The Dog House (Raffy's Theme)
    Los KeysMister T.C.B.Tramp Records
    Little known funky-soul two sider by Los Keys. It was first presented to the world when it was included on Tramp's sixth volume in their Movements series...
    • Los Keys – Mister T.C.B., Pt. 1
    • Los Keys – Mister T.C.B., Pt. 2
    Jordan RakeiOriginNinja Tune
    Singer, songwriter and producer Jordan Rakei returns to Ninja Tune with his third album, 'Origin'. Contemporary electronic soul and recommended if you're...
    • Jordan Rakei – Say Something
    • Jordan Rakei – Mind’s Eye
    Pama InternationalThe Altruistic Soul Sound..Happy People
    Here comes Pama International's 11th studio album, and the follow up to their critically acclaim 'Love & Austerity' **** Mojo album. The album draws on...
      Brazil USA 70: Brazilian Music In The USA In The 1970sFeaturing Airto, Deodato, Sergio Mendes, Flora Purim, Sivuca, Donato & moreSoul Jazz Records
      All of the music featured here on this new Soul Jazz Records collection was created by Brazilian artists living and working in the USA in the 1970s. The...
      • Airto – Samba De Flora
      • Duke Pearson and Flora Purim – Sandalia Dela
      • Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Batucada (The Beat)
      • Deodato – Skyscrapers
      • Milton Nascimento – Catavento
      • Airto – Tombo in 7/4
      • Luiz Bonfá – Bahia Soul
      • Dom Um Romao – Braun-Blek-Blu
      • Moacir Santos – Kathy
      • João Donato – Almas Irmãs
      • Sivuca – Ain't No Sunshine
      • Milton Nascimento – Rio Vermelho
      • Tamba 4 – Consolation (Consolação)
      • Flora Purim – Moon Dreams
      • Dom Um Romao – Escravos de Jo
      • Airto – Andei (I Walked)
      • 1. Airto – Samba De Flora
      • 2. Duke Pearson and Flora Purim – Sandalia Dela
      • 3. Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 – Batucada (The Beat)
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      Northern Soul: All-DayerVarious ArtistsCharly
      Killer collection of stunning tracks celebrating the spirit of the Northern Soul All-Dayer. Features modern soul rarities and crossover classics and includes...
      • – Ann Sexton & The Masters Of Soul “You’ve Been Gong Too Long”
      • – Sam Baker “It’s All Over”
      • – Razzy Bailey “I Hate Hate”
      • – Gene Townsel “There’s No Use Hiding”
      • – Nina Simone “Touching And Caring ( 7” Edit )”
      • – Steve Dixon “All That’s Left Are The Memories”
      • – Tony Love “Crying Time Is Over”
      • – Eldridge Holmes “Lovely Woman”
      • – Cliff Holmes “I Need Ya’ Baby”
      • – Brief Encounter “Human”
      • 1. Ann Sexton & The Masters Of Soul “You’ve Been Gong Too Long”
      • 2. Sam Baker “It’s All Over”
      • 3. Razzy Bailey “I Hate Hate”
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      Traveling SoulThe Life Of Curtis MayfieldChicago Review Press
      Curtis Mayfield was one of the seminal vocalists and most talented guitarists of his era, and his music played a vital role in the civil rights movement:...
      VariousMizik Solay Sa BonAtangana Records
      Atangana Records presents its 4th releases, beginning a new collaboration with Henri Debs & Fils imprint. With this compilation EP, gathering rare and...
      • Ti Celeste – Pa Dekouraje’w Toni
      • Les Maxels – Bail Ti Bouin Z’Oizo
      • Lewis Meliano – Oh Claudy My Love
      • Daniel Dimba – C’est La Vie
      The Clark SistersEverything Is Gonna Be Alright / You Brought The Sunshine (Into My Life)BGP Records
      Killer gospel disco / modern soul cut for the dancefloor! Essential reissue of The Clark Sisters' 'Everything Is Gonna Be Alright' (as featured as an edit...
      • The Clark Sisters – Everything Is Gonna Be Alright
      • The Clark Sisters – You Brought The Sunshine (Into My Life) [Single Edit]
      Aretha FranklinLive At Fillmore West (1971)Atlantic
      This is easily one of the finest live albums ever recorded. Aretha is on superb form, taking the crowd from the impossibly fast and energetic Respect,...
      • Aretha Franklin – Respect
      • Aretha Franklin – Bridge Over Troubled Water
      • Original LP£40.00
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      JavonnttePrimetime VoyageEle Records
      Detroit producer Javonntte pulls out all the stops w his debut album, an exploration into the jazz fusion sounds forged in the Motor City. Dripping with...
        The EmotionsSunbeam (1978)Columbia
        Classic soul/funk Produced by Maurice White
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          C.TappinAshes To Ashes (feat. Reginald Omas Mamode IV remix)Melting Pot
          On four original tunes, pianist / vocalist, C.Tappin fuses cosmic jazz, broken beat, house and rap. Features a remix from 22a / Five Easy Pieces' star,...
          • C.Tappin – Alexi
          • C.Tappin – High Moon
          • C.Tappin – Porter Stomp
          • C.Tappin – Lifestyle (feat. Turt)
          • C.Tappin – Alexi (Reginald Omas Mamode IV Put Your Fist Up Remix)
          • C.Tappin – High Moon (Slim's Light One Up Remix)
          • C.Tappin – Porter Stomp (Hodini Remix)
          Down In The Valley 3Various ArtistsPerfect Toy
          A HEAVY DOSE OF unreleased GARAGE ROCK & PSYCH-FUNK TRACKS The Perfect Toy label continues its righteous quest to unearth the finest rare sounds from...
          • Sand – Down by the River
          • Pegasus – Honeysuckle Willow Bride
          • Enalpria – Sliding
          • Heart and Soul – Afterthought
          • Rex Swanigan – Tribute to Jimi Hendrix (feat. Fabulous Troubadores)
          • Sound Inc. – Time Past and Present
          • Today's Tomorrow – Lifeless
          Children of ZeusExcess Baggage (inc. Zed Bias remixes)First Word Records
          'Excess Baggage' bring together a collection of 7 tracks, five appearing on vinyl for the very first time, along with a double-header of sharp-shootin',...
          • Children of Zeus – Vibrations (Short Album Edit)
          • Children of Zeus – Vibrations (Zed Bias Remix)
          • Children of Zeus – Slow Down (Zed Bias Remix)
          • Children of Zeus – 10 Toes (feat. HMD)
          • Children of Zeus – Ghost
          • Children of Zeus – No Sunshine Tomorrow (Sunset Version)
          • Children of Zeus – I Want You
          Witch DoctorHow Can I Win Your LoveCordial Recordings
          Previously released in 1977 on W.D. Records as a promotional item to be given away free at gigs, with only 100 copies pressed. Cordial Recordings do the...
          • Witch Doctor – How Can I Win Your Love
          • Witch Doctor – All I Know, I Love You
          Family Of SwedeLiving From Day To DayCordial Recordings
          Reissue of this wicked '76 modern soul cut from Oakland, California group, Family Of Swede! Backed with a sweet, deep soul ballad.
          • Family Of Swede – Living From Day To Day
          • Family Of Swede – Where Are You B
          Mr Bongo Record Club: Vol. 3Various ArtistsMr Bongo
          Mr Bongo return to their record club series, delivering another fine compilation of recent rare finds, favorites from DJ sets, plus hot selects from their...
          • J. B. De Carvalho E Seu Terreiro – Fui À Umbanda
          • Trio Ternura – A Gira
          • Alcione – Figa de Guiné
          • Impacto 5 – Longe Daqui Aqui Mesmo
          • Abaete – Pisa No Taboado
          • Tobias – Coisa Sentimental
          • Os Flippers – Estrelar
          • Spaceark – Don't Stop (Unreleased Long Version)
          • Pure Release – I'll Know It's Love For Sure
          • Luther Davis Group – You Can Be A Star
          • 2×LP£18.99
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          Reggie Saddler RevueRaggedy BagTramp Records
          Reissue of Reggie Saddler's deepfunk bomb, 'Raggedy Bag' backed with the soulful dancer, 'Love Is Just Like A Baseball Game' on the flip. A killer double-sider...
          • Reggie Saddler Revue – Raggedy Bag
          • Reggie Saddler Revue – Love Is Just Like a Baseball Game
          Rikki AaronSay What's On Your MindCordial Recordings
          Rikki Aaron are a duo that hail from Bristol, Connecticut and are best known for their in-demand rare soul single 'Say What's On Your Mind,' which saw...
          • Rikki Aaron – For The Love Of Music
          • Rikki Aaron – I'm A Young Man
          • Rikki Aaron – The Dream
          • Rikki Aaron – Think Fast
          • Rikki Aaron – Brighter Day
          • Rikki Aaron – Say What's On Your Mind
          • Rikki Aaron – Hey Girl
          • Rikki Aaron – Gigi
          • Rikki Aaron – Will You
          • Rikki Aaron – Save The World (Part One)
          Barry WhiteIt's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me (1977)20th Century Records
          • Barry White – It's Ecstasy When You Lay Down Next To Me (Disco Version)
          • Original 12"£12.00
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          MFSBLove is the Message / The Sound of Philadelphia (1973)Philadelphia International
          Killer Philly instrumental funk from the tightest backing musicians ever! Features "Love Is The Message" and "TSOP"!
          • MFSB – Love Is The Message
          • Original LP£12.00
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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...
          • Harvey Mandel – Baby Batter
          • Original LP£30.00
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          Gladys Knight and The PipsClaudine (1974)Buddah
          Rare soundtrack from the little known Black Action film, written and produced by Curtis Mayfield. 'On and On' is a heavy funk-style soundtrack monster!
          • Gladys Knight and The Pips – On And On
          • Original LP£15.00
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          Donna SummerDonna Summer (1982)Geffen
          Featuring the Balearic classic "State Of Independence"!
            • Original LP£8.99
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            Earth, Wind And FireFaces (1980)Columbia
            The last good EW&F release. Heavy fusion uplifting soulful. Recommended. Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl...
              Barbra StreisandGuilty (1980)CBS
              Includes the classic title song - two-step bomb tune!
                • Original LP£8.99
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                Betty WrightHe's Bad, Bad, Bad (1968)Alston
                Classic funky soul from Miami! MINT USA ORIGINAL VINYL 45
                • Betty Wright – He's Bad Bad Bad
                • Betty Wright – Watch Out Love
                • Original 7"£10.00
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                Kenny RankinLike A Seed (1972)Little David
                Funky rock / folk album from the 70s. Includes the killer heavy, heavy, heavy 'Coming Down'.
                • Kenny Rankin – Comin' Down
                • Original LP£15.00
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal USA vinyl some sleeve wear
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                IngramThat's All (1977)H & L
                Classic rare groove! MINT COPY USA ORIGINAL VINYL STILL IN ORIGINAL SHRINKWRAP Sealed - opened once
                  • Original LP£30.00
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                  DelegationThe Promise Of Love/Soul Trippin' / Oh Honey (1978)Shadybrook Records
                  Great independent disco 12"
                  • Delegation – The Promise Of Love/Soul Trippin'
                  • Original 12"£25.00
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                  The DellsThey Said It Couldn't Be Done, But We Did It! (1977)Mercury
                  The sound of Philadelphia - Produced by Norman Harris
                    • Original LP£15.00
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                    WarWhy Can't We Be Friends (1975)Island
                    Features "Smile Happy" and the rare groove classic 'Lowrider"!
                    • War – low rider
                    • Original LP£20.00
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                    Teddy PendergrassWorkin' It Back (1985)Asylum Records
                      • Original LP£8.99
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                      Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba BandI'm An Indian, Too / Deputy Of Love (1979)ZE Records
                      WICKED New York disco not disco /latin Ze Records classic - original USA 12"
                      • Don Armando's Second Avenue Rhumba Band – I'm An Indian, Too
                      • Original 12"£20.00
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                      Sarah DashSinner ManCbs
                      "A Tom Moulton Mix' mixed at Sigma Sound, Philly
                      • Original LP£8.00
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                      Blue MagicThe Magic Of The Blue (1974)Collectables
                      Classic soul vocals backed by a legendary line-up of Philadelphia session men that is hard to beat-Bobbi Eli, Roland Chambers, Norman Harris, Early Young,...
                        • Original LP£7.99
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                        Mavis StaplesWe Get ByAnti-
                        Brand new release by the legendary Mavis Staples of The Staples Singers fame! Written and co-produced by Ben Harper.
                        • Mavis Staples – Change
                        • Mavis Staples – We Get By
                        Roscoe & FriendsBarnyard SoulSoul Junction
                        Soul Junction release more of the in demand tunes that were released on the Washington D.C label, Tec. Heavy funk vibes for the dancefloor including a...
                        • Roscoe & Friends – Barnyard Soul
                        • Roscoe & Friends – Watermelon Man
                        • Roscoe & Friends – Do Watcha Know
                        Gary DavisA Taste Of Chocolate: The Very Best Of Gary DavisTraffic Entertainment
                        Gary Davis' Chocolate Star label served as outlet for some of the music from this truly maverick musical talent. From 1980 onwards, Davis produced some...
                        • Gary Davis – Gee Dee
                        • Gary Davis – Last Night
                        • Gary Davis – Stay With Me
                        • Gary Davis – The Time For Love Is Now
                        • Gary Davis – Got To Get Your Love
                        • Gary Davis – Super Jake
                        • Gary Davis – The Professor Here
                        • Gary Davis – The Pop
                        • Gary Davis – The Professor (Is) Space Walking
                        • Gary Davis – The Pop (12" version)
                        • Gary Davis – Gotta Get Your Love (Kenny Dope remix)
                        • Gary Davis – The Professor (Is) Slow Walking
                        • Gary Davis – The Pop (feat. MC Chocolate Star - vocal version)
                        • Gary Davis – Gee Dee (alternative mix)
                        Skinny PelembeDreaming Is Dead NowBrownswood Recordings
                        Dub echo, hip-hop lyricism and heavy guitar fuzz are boiled down into a heady, characteristic musical brew on Skinny Pelembe's debut LP, co-produced by...
                        • Skinny Pelembe – Gonna Buy A Car Today
                        • Skinny Pelembe – No Blacks, No Dogs, No Irish (Extended Mix)
                        • Skinny Pelembe – Dreaming Is Dead Now
                        • Skinny Pelembe – Spit/Swallow
                        • Skinny Pelembe – My Love Is Burning, Down
                        • Skinny Pelembe – Ten Four, Good Friend
                        • Skinny Pelembe – I’ll Be On Your Mind
                        • Skinny Pelembe – Laxmi Flying
                        • Skinny Pelembe – Blood Relation
                        The Soul GrenadesA Blast Of Funk!Mukatsuku
                        A tornado of hard-hitting funk from a super tight rhythm section with a solid wall of brass - killer limited 45 release from UK based troupe, The Soul...
                        • The Soul Grenades – Get Lucky
                        • The Soul Grenades – Louie Louie
                        Steve ElliottTrue ImageRain & Shine
                        Rain & Shine reissue of Steve Elliott’s debut LP, 'True Image' from '81. A curious 'bedroom soul' album made on a budget with sythns and drum machine...
                        • Steve Elliott – Skitz-O-Love
                        • Steve Elliott – Never Say You're Sorry
                        • Steve Elliott – One More Time
                        • Steve Elliott – Just Us Two
                        • Steve Elliott – We Were Meant To Be
                        • Steve Elliott – Believe In Me
                        • Steve Elliott – Exist
                        • Steve Elliott – Memory
                        Brief EncounterWe Want To PlayAthens Of The North
                        Reissue of this privately pressed, modern soul grail from 1981 via Athens Of The North! Every tune a winner, featuring the essential cut, 'We Want To Play...
                        • Brief Encounter – Rocking
                        • Brief Encounter – Since I Met You Girl
                        • Brief Encounter – Now I Know I Love You
                        • Brief Encounter – Just For Love
                        • Brief Encounter – Always
                        • Brief Encounter – We Want to Play
                        • Brief Encounter – Sweet Tender Loving
                        • Brief Encounter – Open Up Your Heart
                        • Brief Encounter – Together In Love
                        • Brief Encounter – If You Want My Love
                        TeotimaWeightlessFirst Word Records
                        The second album release from London-based soul/jazz ensemble, Teotima. Lush, melodic and wistful material - another superb release via First Word Records!
                        • Teotima – Suddenly
                        • Teotima – If Every If
                        • Teotima – What We Were Waiting For
                        • Teotima – But I Can't
                        • Teotima – To Friends
                        • Teotima – Cracks
                        • Teotima – From a Distance
                        SalinasStrauss Mania / BaioaDynamite Cuts
                        Limited 45 reissue of this MONSTER Brazilian, rare groove gem with a wonderful re-production of the original Brazilian sleeve! Essential reissue via Dynamite...
                        • Salinas – Strauss Mania
                        • Salinas – Baiao
                        KhruangbinHasta El Cielo (Con Todo El Mundo in Dub)Night Time Stories
                        Dub version of Khruangbin's second album hit, ‘Con Todo El Mundo’. The entire album has been processed anew along with two bonus dubs by legendary,...
                          • LP + 7"£21.99
                            Limited, individually numbered yellow vinyl edition
                            Expected 12 JulPreorder
                          • CD£10.99
                            Expected 12 JulPreorder
                          MaloDos (1972)Warner Bros
                          Killer latin rock! The all-star west coast big-line up Malo (feat. Francisco Aguabella, Jorge Santana, Hadley Caliman and more) deliver the goods. Includes...
                          • Malo – Latin Bugaloo
                          • Original LP£12.00
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                          The Bacao Rhythm & Steel BandGreat To Be HereBig Crown Records
                          The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band are back with two crushing cover versions! One one side there's a version of the Jackson 5's B-Boy classic 'Great To Be Here',...
                          • The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – Great To Be Here
                          • The Bacao Rhythm & Steel Band – All Tha Ca$h