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    Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979 (Part 1)Various ArtistsReappearing Records
    Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves...
    • Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin – Dibwe Diambula Kabanda
    • Chuck Mangione – Land Of Make Believe
    • Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 1)
    • Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 2)
    • James Brown – Give It Up Or Turn It Loose
    • Jackson 5 – Hum Along And Dance (Uncut Version)
    • Brainstorm – Lovin Is Really My Game (12" Version)
    • Domenic Troiano – We All Need Love
    • Gladys Knight And The Pips – It's Time To Go Now
    • 1. Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin – Dibwe Diambula Kabanda
    • 2. Chuck Mangione – Land Of Make Believe
    • 3. Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 1)
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    Norman Weeks & The RevelationsMiraclesHigh Jazz Records
    Reissue of this stunning, privately pressed, modern soul/gospel rarity!
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – I Will Stand On It
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – Being With You
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – Now I'm On My Way To Heaven
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – I Got A Song In My Heart
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – It Took A Miracle
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – I Wanna Sing For You
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – Living For Him
    • Norman Weeks & The Revelations – Mon Rose La Sharon
    Lamont ButlerIt's Time For A ChangeAcid Jazz
    Reissue of Lamont Butler's very-rare and sought-after gospel masterpiece from 1981 via Acid Jazz!
      BadBadNotGood / MajesticsKey To Love (Is Understanding)Light In The Attic
      BADBADNOTGOOD return with Jonah Yano on vocals covering “Key To Love (Is Understanding),” originally recorded in 1982 by Milwaukee’s funk/soul pioneers...
      • BadBadNotGood – Key To Love
      • The Majestics – Key To Love
      • 7" (Coloured vinyl)£13.99
        Limited pink vinyl edition
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      Praise Poems Vol. 7Various ArtistsTramp Records
      Tramp Records continue their excellent 'Praise Poems' compilation series with another enlightening journey into soulful jazz, folk and funk from the 1970s...
      • Marva Josie – He Does It Better
      • Stevens Scott & Dee – Brazilica
      • Bill Comstock – An Icicle Touched By The Sun
      • Diane Taber – I Don't Want To Need You Anymore
      • Promotion Soul Concern – Summertime
      • Jerry Sandifer – Low Down Soul
      • The Kats – Wear Me Out
      • The Eminent Stars – Mrs. Phillips
      • James Kelly Duhon – So Far Down
      • Blackdog – An Empty Wind
      • The M+M – She Shut Me Down
      • Shalynn – Flower Song
      • Penn Central – Sometimes
      • The New Hope Project – Love In Disguise (Space Love)
      • Water Brother – Oh Brother
      • Daybreak – Que Lavanja
      • Edmund Sullivan – A Blind Man Who Can See
      • 2×LP£17.99
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      Tone B. NimbleSoul Is My Salvation Chapter 4Rain&Shine
      Two more essential, dancefloor friendly gospel cuts curated by Tone B. Nimble. Cash Money's 'Seeking' and 'New Day New Time' by Ricky Womack And The New...
      • Cash Money – Seeking
      • Ricky Womack And The New Age Christian Ensemble – New Day New Time
      Lou Courtney & Lee DorseyTrying To Find My Woman / Give It UpDeptford Northern Soul Club Records
      Superb brass powered, psyche-soul from Lou Courtney that originally turned up on Buddah Records in 1969. An absolutely huge Blackpool Mecca 45! Backed...
      • Lou Courtney & Lee Dorsey – Trying To Find My Woman
      • Lou Courtney & Lee Dorsey – Give It Up
      PremonitionDon't Act Like A FoolAthens Of The North
      Reisse of this mega-rare, disco-soul-funk tune from NYC group, Premonition!
      • Premonition – Don't Act Like A Fool
      • Premonition – In Love
      The Golden Sunshine Steel BandDrums & Steel SongKalakuta Soul Recordings
      Reissue of two tracks from The Golden Sunshine Steel Band's sought-after, privately pressed album from 1980.
      • The Golden Sunshine Steel Band – Drums & Steel Song
      • The Golden Sunshine Steel Band – Sunshine Steel
      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
      GoldWhat About the ChildAthens Of The North
      Reissue of this deep-funk rarity via Athens Of The North, backed with a previously unreleased, spiritual soul gem 'Now I Know' on a Rotary Connection tip!
      • Gold – What About the Child (Original Mix)
      • Gold – Now I Know
      Soul ConnectionStreet SoulInvisible City Editions
      Invisible City Editions compile a collection of some of the best material from underground, UK street soul duo, Soul Connection. Recorded and released...
      • Soul Connection – Change / Love
      • Soul Connection – In And Out Of Love
      • Soul Connection – It's All Over
      • Soul Connection – R U Available
      • Soul Connection – That's The Way Love Is
      • Soul Connection – Waiting For Your Love
      Ian WillsonStraight From The HeartBe With Records
      Be With reissue his insanely good, self-released West Coast cult classic, 'Straight From The Heart'. Privately pressed and originally released in 1985,...
      • Ian Willson – Think About It
      • Ian Willson – Straight From The Heart
      • Ian Willson – Sequel, Baby Let's Play
      • Ian Willson – Four In The Morning
      • Ian Willson – If I Were You
      • Ian Willson – Two Is Better Than One
      • Ian Willson – Song For Katelyn
      • Ian Willson – Funk Invasion
      • Ian Willson – A Game Called Love
      • Ian Willson – Waiting For Sharon
      Leroy DuncannChicken Burrito / LollypotNot On Label
      Leroy Duncann is back, channelling the more oddball style library music funk of labels such as KPM. Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw...
      • Leroy Duncann – Chick Burrito
      • Leroy Duncann – Lollypot
      Leroy DuncannGold Dust / Fever Is HighNot On Label
      Leroy Duncann is back, channelling the more oddball style library music funk of labels such as KPM. Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw...
      • Leroy Duncann – Gold Dust
      • Leroy Duncann – Fever Is High
      Leroy DuncannToo Late / Tough LoveNot On Label
      Leroy Duncann is back, channelling the more oddball style library music funk of labels such as KPM. Tough breakbeats and haunting arrangements Alan Hawkshaw...
      • Leroy Duncann – Too Late
      • Leroy Duncann – Tough Love
      • 7"£12.00
        Limited white label edition. Hand-numbered copies of 350
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      Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979Various ArtistsReappearing Records
      Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves...
      • Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin – Dibwe Diambula Kabanda
      • Chuck Mangione – Land Of Make Believe
      • Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 1)
      • Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 2)
      • James Brown – Give It Up Or Turn It Loose
      • Jackson 5 – Hum Along And Dance (Uncut Version)
      • Brainstorm – Lovin Is Really My Game (12" Version)
      • Domenic Troiano – We All Need Love
      • Gladys Knight And The Pips – It's Time To Go Now
      • Willie Hutch – Brother's Gonna Work It Out
      • Charles Earland – Leaving This Planet
      • Laura Lee – (If You Want To Try Love Again) Remember Me
      • The Modulations – I Can't Fight Your Love
      • Margie Joseph – Prophecy
      • Blue Magic – Welcome To The Club
      • Twennynine with Lenny White – Fancy Dancer (12" Version)
      • Miroslave Vitous – New York City
      • Edgar Winter – Above And Beyond (12" Version)
      • 1. Les Troubadours Du Roi Baudouin – Dibwe Diambula Kabanda
      • 2. Chuck Mangione – Land Of Make Believe
      • 3. Wilson Pickett – Don't Knock My Love (Part 1)
      • View full info and tracklisting
      Love Saves the Day: A History Of American Dance Music Culture 1970-1979 (Part 2)Various ArtistsReappearing Records
      Author Tim Lawrence (Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, Hold on to Your Dreams: Arthur Russell and the Downtown Music Scene) compiles 'Love Saves...
      • Willie Hutch – Brother's Gonna Work It Out
      • Charles Earland – Leaving This Planet
      • Laura Lee – (If You Want To Try Love Again) Remember Me
      • The Modulations – I Can't Fight Your Love
      • Margie Joseph – Prophecy
      • Blue Magic – Welcome To The Club
      • Twennynine with Lenny White – Fancy Dancer (12" Version)
      • Miroslave Vitous – New York City
      • Edgar Winter – Above And Beyond (12" Version)
      • 1. Willie Hutch – Brother's Gonna Work It Out
      • 2. Charles Earland – Leaving This Planet
      • 3. Laura Lee – (If You Want To Try Love Again) Remember Me
      • View full info and tracklisting
      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
      • New LP (Picture Disc)£26.99
        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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      • CD£10.99
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      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?
      KhruangbinMordechaiDead Oceans
      "Khruangbin has always been multilingual, weaving far-flung musical languages like East Asian surf-rock, Persian funk, and Jamaican dub into mellifluous...
        • New LP (Coloured Vinyl)£19.99
          Limited pink coloured vinyl edition
          Expected 26 JunPreorder
        • CD£10.99
          Expected 26 JunPreorder
        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
        Aretha: The Queen of SoulA Life in PhotographsSterling
        DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA INPORT HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF - that's £10 OFF!!! NUFF PIX! Loads and loads of amazing photographs by Meredith Ochs documenting...
        The Kingdom of ZydecoBy Michael Tisserand
        IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF RETAIL PRICE. CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map....
        Gotta Go Gotta FlowLife, Love, and Lust on Chicago's South Side From the SeventiesCity Files Press
        DELUXE IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. OVER £20 OFF - MORE THAN 60% OFF. A GREAT BOOKAWESOME BACK - wicked photos Chicago black club life in the 1970s. Accompanied...
        Keeping The Faith21 Modern Soul ClassicsMusic On Vinyl
        Double album turquoise vinyl showcasing modern soul classics from Pat Lundy, Brother To Brother, The Moments, First Class and more!
          • New 2×LP (Coloured Vinyl)£26.99
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          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...
              The Northern Soul Story Vol. 3Blackpool MeccaMusic On Vinyl
              Music On Vinyl presents the third installment in this delightful series of Northern Soul compilations. This volume features music from Blackpool's...
                Mel TorméComin' Home Baby!Atlantic
                Reissued on 180g vinyl, the title track (which was a cover recorded by Tormé) became a hit for the singer in 1962. This smooth jazz album includes...
                • Mel Tormé – Comin' Home Baby
                • Mel Tormé – Dat Dere
                • Mel Tormé – The Lady's In Love With You
                Sly & The Family StoneFresh (1973)Epic
                Sly Stone, 1973, still funky 'n' fresh, with "If You Want Me To Stay", "Babies Makin' Babies" and more
                  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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                  • CD£7.99
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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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                    • Original LP£7.99
                      Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA vinyl
                      100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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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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                          • Original LP£12.00
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                          • CD£7.99
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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...
                            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...
                                The Northern Soul Story Vol. 2The Golden TorchMusic On Vinyl
                                The Northern Soul phenomenon was one of the biggest musical movements of the '70s in the UK. At its height, thousands of party people would descend on...