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    Sarah Williams White Of The New World First Word
    'Of The New World' is the debut album from South London singer and producer Sarah Williams White. Sarah is part of a new wave of artists from her corner...
    • Sarah Williams White – Rewind
    • Sarah Williams White – Arrival
    • Sarah Williams White – Rainmaker
    • Sarah Williams White – Adrift
    • LP£9.99
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    Unlimited TouchUnlimited Touch (1981)Prelude
    Awesome album featuring the all-time uplifting disco/boogie classic "I Hear Music In The Streets". Recommended!
    • Unlimited Touch – i hear music in the streets
    • Original LP£19.99
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    TrammpsDisco Champs (1977)Philadelphia International
    Storming classic Philadelphia soul mixed by Tom Moulton. An essential compilation, 1977 on Philly International
      • Original LP£9.99
        Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl, few surface marks plays fine

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      Jerry ButlerIce On Ice (1969)Mercury
      Produced by Gamble-Huff, arranged by Roland Chambers, Tom Bell and Bobby Martin. THe Philadelphia massive do their stuff with legendary singer Butler.ORIGINAL...
        • Original LP£14.99
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        Teddy PendergrassIt's Time For Love (1981)Philadelphia International
        Super deep, super mellow vocalist Pendegrass and Philadelphia all-star line-up produced as ever by Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff. 'I Can't Live Without You'...
        • Teddy Pendergrass – it's time for love
        Aretha FranklinLet Me In Your Life (1974)Atlantic
        Classic mid-70s Aretha arranged and produced by Arif Mardin and Jerry Wexler. Features "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing" and "Until You Come Back To...
          MaxaynMaxayn (1972)Capricorn Records
          Killer female funk & soul from Maxayn - Bette Davis vibe
          • Maxayn – Trying For Days
          • Original LP£25.00
            Out of stock
          George DukeRendezvous (1984)Epic
          Early 80s album by jazz fusion master Duke recorded at Epic Records. George Duke plays everything here!
            • Original LP£9.99
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            The SupremesRight On (1970)Motown
            The Supremes on fire, 1970
              • Original LP£9.99
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              The ImpressionsThe Best Impressions... Curtis, Sam & Fred (1970)Curtom
              Loads of killer, classic tunes. Orig. pressing Curtom +High-end Audio Desk Systeme Pro Machine Utrasonic cleaned+
                • Original LP£20.00
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                Yvonne FairThe Bitch Is Black (1975)Motown
                Highly sought-after Motown Album that will definitely appeal to fans of Betty Davis: the feisty 'in your face' attitude, the funk rock stylings...she's...
                • Yvonne Fair – Funky Music Sho Nuff Turns Me On
                • Yvonne Fair – It Should Have Been Me
                • Yvonne Fair – Tell Me Something Good
                • Yvonne Fair – Let Your Hair Down
                • Yvonne Fair – Love Ain't No Toy
                • Yvonne Fair – Walk Out The Door If You Wanna
                • Yvonne Fair – You Can't Judge a Book By It's Cover
                • Original LP£13.99
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                WarWar Live (1974)United Artists
                Wicked, rare double live album from War.
                • War – slippin' into darkness
                • Original 2×LP£15.00
                  Out of stock
                Coultrain Side Effex Of Make Believe: Divided For Love's SakeFresh Selects
                A gospel drenched honest soulful highly anticipated album from Coultrain. Left-of-centre vocal from St Louis jazz singer Coultrain - deep and captivating....
                • Coultrain – Kiss Of Death
                • Coultrain – Like A Dusty Piano
                • Coultrain – The Reintroduction
                • LP£16.99
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                Waxpoetics 63 MagazineGary Clark Jr. b/w RauryWaxpoetics
                Contents: Blues Brother Mentored on the axe by Stevie Ray Vaughan’s brother Jimmy and mentored on the music business by friend Cody Chesnutt,...
                • Magazine (250g)£8.99
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                Smokey Robinson And The MiraclesDefinitive Performances 1963-1987Universal
                Collection of 15 live performances from Motown vocal group Smokey Robinson and the Miracles. Tracks featured include 'Shop Around', 'The Tears of a Clown',...
                • DVD£6.99
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                The Sound Of Manchester's Twisted WheelBrazennose and Whitworth Street 1963-1971Outta Sight
                The Twisted Wheel in Manchester is one of the legendary names in British clubbing history. From it's opening in 1963 it quickly developed a reputation...
                  • LP£16.99
                    Out of stock
                  Eska EskaNaim
                  Gorgeous psychedelic soul and folk album from incredibly talented, multi-instrumentalist and singer, Eska! Having worked with the likes of Grace Jones,...
                  • Eska – This Is How A Garden Grows
                  • Eska – Gatekeeper
                  • Eska – Rock Of Ages
                  • Eska – Boundaries
                  Bob And Earl / Mel And TimHarlem Shuffle / Backfield In Motion Out Of Sight
                  'Harlem Shuffle' famously sampled by House Of Pain for "Jump Around". Absolutely massive soul tune from '63. 
                  • Bob And Earl – Harlem Shuffle
                  • Mel And Tim – Backfield In Motion
                  • 7"£8.99
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                  Stanley TurrentineTender TogethernessElektra (1981)
                  Nice late fusion album w/ Larry Dunn, Roland Bautista, Paulinho da Costa, Ndugu Chandler and more
                  • Stanley Turrentine – Hermanos
                  • Stanley Turrentine – Tamarac
                  • Stanley Turrentine – Only You And Me
                  • Original LP£10.00
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                  Thank God It's FridayOriginal Movie Soundtrack (1977)Casablanca
                  A more credible Saturday Night Fever. Nuff tunes! 2xLP plus bonus 12"Original = Original UK LP Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve G- ONLY LOT OF WEAR! 100% Guarantee on...
                    • Original 3×LP£6.99
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                    The BlassicsSmokey SessionOdd Funk
                    Afro-funk / jazz crew, The Blassics droppin' science with this heavy, trippy, lackadaisical hip-hop vibe! 
                      • 7"£10.99
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                      Thelma HoustonSunshowerABC (1974)
                      Wicked soulful orchestral anthems written, produced and arranged by Jimmy Webb (who did Macarthur Park). Uplifting stuffOriginal USA Vinyl VG ONLY /Sleeve...
                      • Thelma Houston – Everybody Gets To Go To The Moon
                      • Original LP£7.99
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                      Jean-Jacques PerreyEVA / Take Yo' PraiseBGP Records
                      Killer funky electronica 1970 instrumental with Camille Yarbrough vocal "Take Yo' Praise" on the flip, as featured on "Super Breaks" series.
                        • 7"£7.99
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                        EndeavorsEndeavors (Moon B, XL Middleton, K-Maxx & More)Voltaire Records
                        "Endeavors", the 4th compilation from Voltaire Records, explores the vibes of boogie, disco & modern funk. Featuring artists such as Moon B, XL...
                          • 12"£12.99
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                          Spanky WilsonKissing My Love / Stone ThingBGP Records
                          Spanky Wilson covering Bill Withers "Kissing My Love" & Alvin Cash's raw funk "Stone Thing"
                            • 7"£7.99
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                            Real Side Records PresentsSoul on The Real Side Vol 4Outta Sight
                            Another collection of established modern soul classics, new-to-CD rarities and contemporary recordings.
                              • CD£11.99
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                              Eccentric Soul The Big Mack LabelNumero Group
                              The fourth volume in the Eccentric Soul series examines the oil stained underside of the Motor City sound. Big Mack records lasted an incredible 20 years...
                                • CD£17.99
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                                Gladys KnightBaby Baby Don't Waste My Time / If You Ever Need SomebodyExpansion
                                Neither of these tracks have previously be available on 7" singles but both are massive modern soul tunes, written and produced by Ashford & Simpson.
                                  • 7"£8.99
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                                  Give 'Em SoulGive 'Em Soul 2: Black Music MilestonesOutta Sight
                                  • Jimmy Rogers – What Have I Done
                                  • Ruth Brown – Sweet Baby Of Mine
                                  • Earl King – Come On (part 1)
                                  • Joy Hamilton – You Got My Nose Open Baby (with Gene Mason Sextet)
                                  • LP£16.99
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                                  Aretha FranklinWonderfulExpansion
                                  Since its original release 'Wonderful' has gone on to become a modern soul dancefloor classic. A mid-tempo groove for the end of the night. Essential!
                                  • Aretha Franklin – Wonderful (Radio Version)
                                  • Aretha Franklin – Wonderful
                                  • 7"£9.99
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                                  Aretha FranklinGet It Right (1983)Arista
                                  1983 LP
                                    • Original LP£9.99
                                      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA LP Vinyl

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                                    The Otis And Carla BandTramp / Better Get A Move OnBGP Records
                                    Two early 70s live soulful funk nuggets featuring The Otis and Carla Band with Louise McCord on the flip.
                                      • 7"£7.99
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                                      Doug Hream BluntMy Name Is...Luaka Bop
                                      Luaka Bop are re-introducing this little known eighties gem from San francisco producer Doug Hream Blunt!  Stand-out tracks are catchy minimal...
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Fly Guy
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Gentle Persuasion
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Whiskey Man
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Break Free
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Ride The Tiger
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Caribbean Queen
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Big Top
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Trek
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Love Land
                                      • Doug Hream Blunt – Fly Guy (Instrumental).
                                      • CD£9.99
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                                      • LP + Download Code£17.99
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                                      Ramsey LewisRoutes CBS (1980)
                                        • Original LP£6.00
                                          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VG+Original = Original USA Vinyl,

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                                        4th ComingStrange Things: The Complete Works 1970 - 1974Now Again
                                        This lost album sees the light of day thanks to the excellent Now Again stable. 4th Coming are an eccentric soul and funk crew of Los Angeles musical misfits...
                                        • 4th Coming – We Got Love
                                        • 4th Coming – Take Time
                                        • 4th Coming – Oh Love
                                        • 4th Coming – Heaven & Earth
                                        • 4th Coming – Come On
                                        • 4th Coming – Don't Let Him Take Away Your Mind
                                        • 4th Coming – Strange Things
                                        • 4th Coming – You're My Precious Someone
                                        • 4th Coming – The Dead Don't Die Alive
                                        • 4th Coming – Don't Let Him Take Away Your Mind (Impact Version)
                                        • 4th Coming – Why Don't You Trust In Me
                                        • 4th Coming – Waterloo At Watergate
                                        • 4th Coming – Come To The Feast
                                        • 4th Coming – Cruising Central Ave.
                                        • 4th Coming – You Don't Stand A Chance (Part 1)
                                        • 4th Coming – You Don't Stand A Chance (Part 2) [Bonus Track]
                                        • 4th Coming – The Dead Don't Die Alive (Instrumental) [Bonus Track]
                                        • 4th Coming – Waterloo At Watergate (Instrumental) [Bonus Track]
                                        • CD£10.99
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                                        • New 2×LP £19.99
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                                        Sly 5th Ave / The Clubcasa Chamber OrchestraBitch Don't Kill My Vibe / Get FreeKooyman
                                        Following their big party cover version of 'Uptown Funk', Sly5thAve & The Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra return with another piece of instant vintage collectors...
                                        • Sly 5th Ave / The Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra – Bitch Don't Kill My Vibe
                                        • Sly 5th Ave / The Clubcasa Chamber Orchestra – Get Free
                                        • 7"£9.99
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                                        South London's Wu-Lu presents his new cassette, "Ginga" cassette featuring the likes of Stones Throw's MNDSGN, the uber talented Andrew Ashong and...
                                          • Cassette Tape + Download Code£7.99
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                                          Improject Ground Coffee b/w SteppinF-Spot
                                          Debut release from Los Angeles quartet, Improject. Two cuts of instrumental funk. 'Ground Coffee' is a downtempo jam whilst 'Steppin' hits the mid-tempo...
                                          • Improject – Ground Coffee
                                          • Improject – Steppin
                                          • 7"£6.99
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                                          Willie WestI'm Still a Man (Lord Have Mercy)Timmion
                                          New material from hero of the New Orleans soul history, most notable known for his work with The Meters and Allen Toussaint! 
                                          • Willie West – I'm Still a Man (Lord Have Mercy)
                                          • Willie West – I'm Still a Man (Lord Have Mercy) [Instrumental]
                                          • 7"£5.99
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                                          Sitar Beat!Indian Style Heavy Funk Vol. 2 Guerilla Reissues (2007)
                                          Indian Style Heavy Funk! Orignal vinyl copy
                                            • Original LP£20.00
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                                            Sharon Jones & The Dap-KingsIt's A Holiday Soul PartyDaptone
                                            It's Christmas time! Well, almost, but to ease you into the tradition, Sharon Jones (in the style of the late, great James Brown) releases festive funk...
                                            • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – 8 Days (Of Hannukah)
                                            • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Ain't No Chimneys In The Projects
                                            • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – White Christmas
                                            • Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings – Just Another Christmas Song
                                            • LP + Download Code£15.99
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                                            • CD£12.99
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                                            Beat Mosaic Play A Fool b/w Shape Of Your LoveF-Spot
                                            Beat Mosaic is a hard hitting California soul and rare funk/groove band. With a classic funk sound - comparisons to the Meters and the J.B's are inevitable.  This...
                                            • Beat Mosaic – Play A Fool
                                            • Beat Mosaic – Shape Of Your Love
                                            • 7"£6.99
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                                            J. YoungThe MessTramp Records
                                            J. Young recorded two 45rpm singles for James Reese' Najma label some time in the late 1960s. Both releases are extremenly hard to...
                                            • J. Young – The Mess (feat. The Fabulous Dobbs)
                                            • J. Young – It's Got Soul (feat. B. Hill)
                                            • 7"£8.99
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                                            The Soul InvestigatorsSoul GrooveTimmion
                                            Nicole Willis' collaborators drop an album of brass-led funk and percussive disco nuggets! 'Soul Groove' featues guests such as Jimi Tenor! 
                                            • The Soul Investigators – Hot Sauce (Instrumental)
                                            • The Soul Investigators – One In A Million (Instrumental)
                                            • The Soul Investigators – Let's Communicate (Instrumental)
                                            • The Soul Investigators – Paint Me In A Corner (Instrumental)
                                            • LP£16.99
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                                            Rage To SurviveThe Etta James StoryDa Capo Press
                                            Second-hand paperback
                                            • Original Book (600g)£10.00
                                              Out of stock
                                            Making TracksThe Story Of Atlantic RecordsSouvenir Press
                                            Second-hand out-of-print paperback in good condition
                                            • Original Book (800g)£15.00
                                              Out of stock