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    The MetersHere Comes The Meter Man: All The Josie HitsCharly
    A great 'Best Of' of this seminal New Orelans funk band, formed by Art Neville and the group behind the cornerstone funk hits of the 60s and 70s: Cissy...
    • The Meters – Sophisticated Cissy
    • The Meters – Cissy Strut
    • The Meters – Ease Back
    • The Meters – Dry Spell
    • The Meters – Look-ka Py Py
    • The Meters – Chicken Strut
    • The Meters – Hand Clapping Song
    • The Meters – A Message From The Meters
    • The Meters – Stretch Your Rubber Band
    • The Meters – (The World Is A Little Bit Under The Weather) Doodle Oop
    • The Meters – Zony Mash
    • The Meters – Ride Your Pony
    • The Meters – Here Comes The Meter Man
    • The Meters – Sehorns Farm
    New Orleans SoulThe Original Sound Of New Orleans Soul 1960 - 1976Soul Jazz Records
    For more than ten years Soul Jazz Records have been exploring and documenting the sound of New Orleans Funk. Now we turn their attention to the flipside...
    • Robert Parker – Caught You In A Lie
    • Willie Tee – First Taste Of Hurt
    • Curley Moore – Don't Pity Me
    • Lionel Robinson – Steppin' Out
    • Irma Thomas – What's So Wrong With You Loving Me
    • Aaron Neville – You Can Give But You Can't Take
    • Maurice Williams – Being Without You
    • Jean Knight – What One Man Won't Do Another Man Will
    • Eldridge Holmes – Worried Over You
    • Barbara West – Congratulations Baby
    • Ernie K Doe – Back Street Lover
    • Betty Harris – I Don't Wanna Hear It
    • Aaron Neville – She's On My Mind
    • Irma Thomas – She'll Never Be Your Wife
    • Eldridge Holmes – Lovely Woman
    • Jimmy Hicks – Tell Her That I Love You
    • Diamond Joe – The ABC Song
    • Eldridge Holmes – Gone, Gone, Gone
    • Francine King – Two Fools
    • Eddie Bo – Don't Turn Me Loose
    • Aaron Neville – A Hard Nut To Crack
    • Inell Young – I've Never Considered
    Inell YoungThe Next Ball GameSoul Jazz Records
    Hold tight! Here is our 2nd Killer New Orleans Funk £200+ Bomb! Featuring Inell Young's searing vocal performance + James Black's seriously...
    • Inell Young – The Next Ball Game
    • Inell Young – Part Of The Game
    Inell YoungWhat Do You See In HerSoul Jazz Records
    NEW LTD. 300 copies (3rd Press, green label)Only available EXCLUSIVELY to customers at Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe.Yes it's true! New Orleans...
    • Inell Young – What Do You See In Her
    • Inell Young – I Remember The Summer
    The Young Souls Quit Waiting For Tomorrow To Come / Puppet On A String Numero Group
    Very little is known about the Young Souls. The band had a brief existence, during which it never even released a single. Their bid to leave a recorded...
    • The Young Souls – Quit Waiting For Tomorrow To Come
    • The Young Souls – Puppet On A String
    Carol DouglasThe Carol Douglas Album (1975)Midland International
    The new sound of disco, 1975, on the independent Midland International label. Arrangers include Meco and John Davis
    • Carol Douglas – A Friend In Need
    George BensonBreezin' (1976)Warner Brothers
    Classic jazz-funk fusionOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG- 100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if...
    • George Benson – Breezin'
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    Shirley BasseySomething ElseUnited Artists (1971)
    Arranged, produced and conducted by Johnny Harris.
      Renee GeyerBe There in the MorningAthens Of The North
      Absolutely gorgeous modern soul rarity re-issued by the newly formed Athens Of The North imprint. Recorded in the states in 1977 but only released in Australia...
      • Renee Geyer – Be There in the Morning (1977 Version)
      • Renee Geyer – Be There in the Morning (1976 Version)
      A Nicky Siano Film - Love Is The MessageCD Soundtrack: A Night At The Gallery 1977Inspira
      Killer original soundtrack to accompany disco legend, Nicky Siano's "A Night At The Gallery' DVD!  DJ Nicky Siano was big influence for the likes...
      • Brad Craig – Turn The Beat (DJ Amoroso Remix)
      • Brad Craig – Barry's Theme
      • Brad Craig – Love Is The Message
      • Dinosaur – Kiss Me Again
      • Brad Craig – City Country City
      • Brad Craig – Turn The Beat Around
      • Brad Craig – Turn The Beat Around (Movie Version)
      Sonny Knight And His Fabulous Lakers I'm Still Here Secret Stash
      Power soul vocal from Sonny Knight perfectly completed by the hard soul grooves of his seven-piece, the Fabulous Lakers. The result is a classic sound...
      • Sonny Knight And His Fabulous Lakers – juicy lucy
      • Sonny Knight And His Fabulous Lakers – cave man
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      Leroy HutsonThe Man! (1973)Curtom
      Seminal rare groove debut album from the legendary Leroy Hutson released on Curtis Mayfield's Curtom label in 1973. Killer
        Four TopsCatfish (1976)ABC Records
        Recorded in Detroit with all star ex-Motown crew of Earl Van Dyke, Funk Brothers, Dennis Coffey and more
          Don Covay & The GoodtimersMercy!Atlantic (1964)
          Very early debut soul album from vocalist Covay (1964) - recorded for Atlantic Records.
            The TopicsWanted Live! By A Million GirlsJazzman
            ** Remastered and reissued funky 80's soul gem. Limited to 1000 hand-numbered copies ** Original copies of this exchange hands for £1000 so this...
            • The Topics – Keep Dancin'
            • The Topics – Rose
            • The Topics – Sing a Happy Song (And All That's Bad Is Gone)
            • The Topics – Man
            • The Topics – Choice of a Million Girls
            • The Topics – Inflation
            • The Topics – I Can't Help It
            • The Topics – What You Tryin' to Do to Me?
            Neville BrothersNeville-ization (1984)Black Top Records
            Post-Meters Neville Bros recorded live at legendary TIpitina's in New Orleans
              Chris Turner / JoonieSoul Love 2014 Sampler Reel People Music
              ** Limited white vinyl 7" ** Red hot 45 with two tracks taken from the forthcoming 'Soul Love 2014' compilation on Reel People Music. This sampler features...
              • Chris Turner – Liquid Love
              Ashford & SimpsonHigh-Rise (1983)Capitol Records
              Written, produced and sung by Ashford and Simpson
                • Original LP£7.99
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                David Bowie Let's Dance (1983)EMI America
                w/China Girl, Let's Dance
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                  Roy Ayers UbiquityEverybody Loves The SunshinePolydor
                  Mellow rare groove classic featuring the blissed out must have title track "Everybody Loves The Sunshine", "It Ain't Your Sign It's Your Mind" and more!
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                    The J.B.'sFood For Thought (1972)People
                    Probably the best J.B's album in the world ! Full of great tracks.Every track on this album is a funk classic - 'Pass the Peas', 'Gimme Some More' 'Hot...
                      Rotary ConnectionHey LoveCadet
                      BACK IN PRINT - LONG OUT!Essential psychedelic soul/rock Rotary Connection album featuring the legendary "I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun", "Love Has Fallen...
                      • Rotary Connection – I Am The Blackgold Of The Sun
                      Gil Scott-HeronThe Revolution Will Not Be TelevisedBMG
                      Great compilation of loads of great early Gil Scott-Heron. Recommended. Every one is an essential track.
                      • Gil Scott-Heron – The revolution will not be televised
                      • Gil Scott-Heron – Lady day and john coltrane
                      • Gil Scott-Heron – Home is where the hatred is
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                      Prince And The RevolutionParade (1986)Warner Bros
                      Prince's 1986 album was also the soundtrack to the movie "Under The Cherry Moon" and launched one of his biggest ever hits - "Kiss"
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                        The RimshotsSave That Thing (1972)A-I Records
                        Two chugging funky grooves from the backing band at Sylvia Robinson's All Platinum and A-I record labels, 1972
                        • The Rimshots – Save That Thing
                        • The Rimshots – Concerto In F
                        Gloria GaynorI Will Survive - The BookSt. Martin's Press
                        DESCRIPTION: Gloria Gaynor's song, "I Will Survive" was an anthem for the 70's. Her soaring song brought everyone to their feet. Today, Gaynor continues...
                        Respect YourselfStax Records And The Soul ExplosionBloomsbury
                        More than 50% OFF!!!The story of Stax Records unfolds like a Greek tragedy. A white brother and sister build a record company that becomes a monument to...
                        Various Artists3 Shades Of The BluesLu Pine Productions
                        Blues featuring legends Eddie Kirkland, Mr. Bo and Ohio Untouchables
                          Breakaway BreakawayBBE
                          Two ultra-rare private press albums, recorded in the late 70's by little-known St Louis 4 piece, Breakaway. Their sound is rooted in jazz-rock, funk,...
                          • Breakaway – Understudy D.J **LP1
                          • Breakaway – Who Was It This Time **LP1
                          • Breakaway – There’s A New Group In Town **LP1
                          • Breakaway – Empty Love **LP2
                          • Breakaway – You Are Love **LP2
                          • Breakaway – Breakaway **LP2
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                          Larnelle HarrisI've Just Seen Jesus (1985)Impact
                          The man who's sang with First Gear (including their jazz dance classic I Feel The Earth move)
                            Inner City Beat !Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary ThrillersSoul Jazz Records
                            Soul Jazz Records new release Inner City Beat! Detective Themes, Spy Music and Imaginary Thrillers  is a unique CD (and 2LP)...
                            • Peter Reno & Barry Stoller – Sparks
                            • Syd Dale – Danger Musicians At Work
                            • Clive Hicks – Drums In Transit
                            • Norrie Paramor – Theme From New Scotland Yard
                            • Francis Coppetiers – Funky Chimes
                            • Dave Richmond – Gotta Getaway
                            • Dave Richmond – Heavy Lead
                            • Reg Tilsley – Ode To A Stone
                            • Ernest Copley – Fuel Injection
                            • Brass Incorporated – On A Bicycle Made For Three
                            • Tilsley Orchestral – The Ratcatchers
                            • Ernest Copley – Dynamic Patterns
                            • David Lindup – Men Of Action
                            • Brass Incorporated – Come One, Come All
                            • Francis Coppetiers – Crosstalk
                            • The International Studio Group – High Diplomacy
                            • Syd Dale – The Hell Raisers
                            • Johnny Pearson – Product Efficiency
                            • Johnny Hawksworth – Conveyor Belt
                            • The International Studio Group – Police Five
                            • Johnny Pearson – Grand Prix
                            • David Lindup – Superformance
                            • Ernest Copley – Crossflow
                            • Johnny Hawksworth – Workshop
                            Danny CoxFeel So Good (1974)Casablanca
                            Funky black folk, 1974. Original USA vinyl
                              Bettye LaVetteA Woman Like MeBlue Rider Press
                              Import USA Hardback edition 66% OFF! Acclaimed R&B singer Bettye LaVette celebrates her storied career in show business with her stunning memoir, A Woman...
                              Heath Bros.In Motion (1979)Columbia
                              Includes the Brass Choir featuring Stanley Cowell. Original USA vinyl
                                Dr. JohnGris-Gris (1968)Atco / Speakers Corner
                                Raw, psychedelic New Orleans funk. Features 'Gris-Gris Gumbo Ya Ya', 'Mama Roux', 'I Walk On Guilded Splinters' and more - classic!
                                • Dr. John – Gris - Gris Gumbo Ya Ya
                                • Dr. John – Danse Kalinda Ba Doom
                                • Dr. John – Mama Roux
                                • Dr. John – Danse Fambeaux
                                • Dr. John – Croker Courtbullion
                                • Dr. John – Jump Sturdy
                                • Dr. John – I Walk On Guilded Splinters
                                Bernard WrightNard (1981)Arista
                                Rare groove classic! Bernard Wright was part of the Tom Browne/Don Blackman crew that emerged from a musical academy in Queens NY in the late seventies...
                                • Bernard Wright – Haboglabotribin'
                                • Bernard Wright – Music Is The Key
                                New Orleans Funk Vol. 3: The Original Sound of FunkTwo-Way-Pocky-Way, Gumbo Ya Ya and the Mardi Gras MamboSoul Jazz Records
                                This new instalment of New Orleans Funk subtitled 'Two-Way-Pocky-Way, Gumbo Ya Ya and the Mardi Gras Mambo' features more classic New Orleans funk in all...
                                • Willie West w/ The Meters – Fairchild
                                • Professor Longhair – Go To The Mardi Gras
                                • Betty Harris – Trouble With My Lover
                                • Tony Owens – Got A Get My Baby Back Home
                                • Lee Dorsey – Little Baby
                                • The Dixie Cups – Two Way Poc A Way
                                • Eldridge Holmes – If I Were A Carpenter
                                • Dirty Dozen Brass Band – Do It Fluid
                                • Lee Dorsey w/ The Meters – What You Want
                                • The Explosions – Jockey Ride (Parts 1 & 2)
                                • Allen Toussaint – We The People
                                • Chuck Carbo – Take Care Your Homework Friend
                                • Betty Harris – What'd I Do Wrong
                                • Eldridge Holmes w/The Meters – The Book
                                • The Deacons – Fagged Out
                                • Diamond Joe – Gossip Gossip
                                • Professor Longhair – Big Chief Part 2
                                • The Rubaiyats – Omar Khayyam
                                • 1. Willie West w/ The Meters – Fairchild
                                • 2. Professor Longhair – Go To The Mardi Gras
                                • 3. Betty Harris – Trouble With My Lover
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