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    Soul CoversRhythm and Blues Remakes and the Struggle for Artistic IdentityDuke University Press
    Soul Covers is an engaging look at how three very different rhythm and blues performers, Aretha Franklin, Al Green, and Phoebe Snow, used cover songs...
    • Book (400g)£15.99 £6.99
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    Uncloudy DaysThe Gospel Music EncyclopediaBackbeat Books
    USA IMPORT BOOK OVER 50% OFF - MASSIVE!This comprehensive guide is a treasure chest of substantial profiles on the influential names in gospel music ...
    • Book (1.1kg)£18.99 £6.99
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    The James Brown Reader by Nelson George50 Years Of Writing About The Godfather Of SoulPlume
    Nelson George and Alan Leeds have assembled the first comprehensive collection of writings about the late, great Godfather of Soul, creating a fascinating...
    • Book (350g)£5.00
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    I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love YouAretha Franklin, Respect And The Making Of A Soul MasterpieceSt. Martin's Press
    BARGAIN PRICE HARDBACK BOOK! The album that earned soul legend Aretha Franklin her first major hits, "I Never Loved A Man the Way I Love You" was a pop...
    • Book (450g)£9.99
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    The Hardest Working ManHow James Brown Saved The Soul Of AmericaGotham
    £9.99 retail, £6.99 here!"James Sullivan examines James Brown’s role in saving Boston from the fires and riots that swept the U.S. after Martin Luther...
    • Book (450g)£9.99 £6.99
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    Lou RawlsFeelin' Good (1968)Capitol
    Rare. Produced by David Axelrod. Includes 'For What It's Worth' and loads more. USA original vinyl pressing.
      • Original LP£19.99
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      Marvin Gaye Super Hits (1970)Tamla
      Original Tamla 1970 compilation. USA vinyl
        • Original LP£18.00
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        Kleeer Winners (1979)Atlantic
        Boogie disco funk. Original USA vinyl
          • Original LP£9.99
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          Bo DiddleyThe Black GladiatorCadet
          On his 1970 album 'The Black Gladiator', Bo Diddley turns his trademark style on its head and ventures into the unknown with a swaggering psychedelic funk...
          • Bo Diddley – Black Soul
          • Bo Diddley – I've Got A Feeling
          • Reissue LP£12.99
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          Listen Whitey! The Sounds Of Black Power 1967-1974Light In The Attic
          NOW ON VINYL!!! A compilation of obscure late 60's and mid 70's recordings that encompass rock, soul, jazz, poetry, comedy and religious sermons blended...
          • sahid quintet – invitation to black power (parts1 &2)
          • eddie harris with gene mcdaniels – silent majority (live at newport)
          • elaine brown – until we're free
          • bob dylan – george jackson (acoustic version)
          • marlena shaw – woman of the ghetto (loive at montreux)
          • 1. sahid quintet – invitation to black power (parts1 &2)
          • 3. eddie harris with gene mcdaniels – silent majority (live at newport)
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          • CD£14.99
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          • 2×LP£25.99
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          Regional Garland Mixed Sugar : The Complete Works, 1970-1987Now Again
          The collected works of the Flint, Michigan soul singer/songwriter & his band. A varied album, which encompasses symphonic soul, heavy funk, pleading...
          • Regional Garland – i need love (21st generations)
          • Regional Garland – hey james
          • Regional Garland – girl you better hurry
          • Regional Garland – it's a bad feeling
          • Regional Garland – i'm sad we've broke up
          • 2×LP£14.99
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          • CD£10.99
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          Motown GoldFrom The Ed Sullivan ShowSOFA Entertainment
          One of the most important contributions Ed Sullivan will be remembered for is how he bucked the system and embraced R&B performers, giving them their...
          • 2×DVD£16.99
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          The TemptationsGet Ready: Definitive Performances From 1965-1972Hip-O Records
          The first-ever official performance DVD of The Temptations features 16 classic full-length appearances from American tv during The Temps' golden era, all...
          • DVD£9.99
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          The Four TopsReach Out: Definitive Performances From 1965-1973Hip-O Records
          For the first time on DVD, 22 full length performances by the legendary Four Tops. From rare local tv clips to celebrated appearances on the national...
          • NTSC DVD£11.99
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          MotownThe Early YearsShout
          Are You Ready For A Brand-New Beat?! The gritty urban environment, the burgeoning pride and drive of black Americans, and blues, soul and gospel influences...
          • NTSC DVD£9.99
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          Wattstax30th Anniversary Special EditionWarner Bros
          On August 20, 1972, more than 100,000 people attended what came to be known as "The Black Woodstock." Wattstax - The Special Edition is the 30th anniversary...
          • NTSC DVD£14.99
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          Soul Comes HomeA Celebration Of Stax Records and Memphis Soul MusicShout
          This DVD captures the once-in-a-lifetime concert held on April 30, 2003 to commemorate the grand opening of the Stax Museum of American Soul Music in...
          • NTSC DVD£11.99
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          Stax/Volt RevueLive In Norway 1967Concord Music Group
          Considered by many soul fans to be one of the greatest line-ups ever to grace the stage, this DVD features stunning performances by Otis Redding, Sam...
          • DVD£12.99
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          Back To StaxMemphis SoulMVD Visual
          This DVD contains three outstanding programmes in a unique who's who memorial concert filmed live at the Palais De Festivale Hall, Cannes, France in 1990...
          • NTSC DVD£15.99
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          MotownThe DVDHip-O Records
          This special DVD collection presents 18 classic television performances featuring some of Motown's biggest hits and greatest artists from 1965 to 1972....
          • DVD£9.99
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          Johnny Rivers L.A. ReggaeUA (1972)
          West coast funky rock
            • Original LP£10.00
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            Shirley BrownFor The Real Feeling (1979)Stax
            UK original vinyl. With 'Love Starved' - a wicked two-step tune!
              • Original LP£15.00
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              Bobby Womack The Poet II (1984)Motown
              Motown
                • Original LP£8.99
                  Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve 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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                Brook Benton This Is Brook Benton (1977)All Platinum
                Brook Benton reveamped on All Platinum/Sugarhill. Original USA vinyl
                  • Original LP£9.99
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                  Money Mark Mark's Keyboard RepairMo Wax (1995)
                  Wicked organ funk lo-fi lp out of the Beastie Boys camp! Original gatefold vinyl
                    • Original LP£9.99
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                    Latimore Dig A Little Deeper (1978)Glades
                    Miami funky soul. Original USA vinyl
                      Ashford & SimpsonGimme Something RealWB (1973)
                      Wicked debut album.
                        • Original LP£7.99
                          Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal USA Vinyl
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                        Kay-Gee'sKilowatt (1978)Deelite
                        Boogie funk. USA original vinyl copy Vinyl: G++ Sleeve: G++
                          • Original LP£12.00
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                          The MarvelettesThe Return Of The Marvelettes (1970)Tamla
                          Original Tamla Motown (brown/yellow) USA vinyl
                            • Original LP£18.00
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                            The SequenceThe Sequence (1982)Sugarhill
                            Funky female soul vocal Sugarhill stylee. Original USA vinyl
                              • Original LP£12.00
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                              Bo DiddleyBig Bad BoGet On Down / Chess
                              Early seventies heavy funky blues from the legendary Bo Diddley! Features the ultimate breaks and beats, heavily-sampled cover of Odetta's 'Hit Or Miss'...
                              • Bo Diddley – Bite You
                              • Bo Diddley – Hit or Miss
                              • Reissue LP£11.99
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                              IncoginitoJazz FunkEnsign (1981)
                              Debut jazz funk classic
                                • Original LP£7.99
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                                Ashford & SimpsonThe Warner Bros Years: The 12" CollectionWarner Bros
                                Nikolas Ashford and Valerie Simpson are two of the very best (and under-rated) song writers around: they were the hidden talent behind mega hits such as...
                                  • 5×12" Box Set (1.6 Kg) £19.99
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                                  Respect Yourself / Stax Volt Revue2 Disc SetUniversal Pictures
                                  Double DVD set celebrating Stax records, the soul label that defined the 'Memphis Sound' in the late 1960s and early 70s. 'Respect Yourself: The Stax...
                                  • 2×DVD£12.99
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                                  Robert Glasper Experiment Black Radio Blue Note
                                  Drawing inspiration from  jazz, R&B, rock and hip-hop comes this brilliant album from multi-talented Grammy-nominated musician and Q-Tip collaborator,...
                                  • Robert Glasper Experiment – afro blue feat erykah badu
                                  • Robert Glasper Experiment – cherish the day feat lalah hathway
                                  • Robert Glasper Experiment – always smile feat lupe fiasco and bilal
                                  • Robert Glasper Experiment – gonna be alright (f.t.b) feat ledisi
                                  • CD£6.99
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                                  The Wiz (1978)Motown's Version Of The Wizard Of Oz!Universal Pictures
                                  Seventies Motown update of 'The Wizard of Oz' with Diana Ross as Dorothy leading her gang of no-gooders to the disco chic city of New York and Michael...
                                  • DVD£6.99
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                                  Cadillac RecordsStarring BeyonceSony Pictures
                                  The tale of Chess records, home to some of the greatest rhythm 'n' blues artists the US ever produced, gets the Hollywood treatment in this biopic from...
                                  • DVD£6.99
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                                  Dreams To RememberThe Legacy Of Otis ReddingUniversal Pictures
                                  A collection of 16 vintage television performances by legendary soul singer Otis Redding, interspersed with more than 40 minutes of new interviews documenting...
                                  • DVD£14.99
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                                  Sarah Webster FabioJujus - Alchemy of the Blues (1976)Smithsonian Folkways
                                  Super-tough funky, funky, funky female proto-rap poetry from Sarah Webster Fabio. Killer! Armed with an incredible rhythm section this album is a classic...
                                  • Sarah Webster Fabio – Sweet songs
                                  • CD£12.99
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                                  • LP£18.99
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                                  Ballin' JackBallin' Jack (1970)Get On Down
                                  Horn-heavy 1970 debut from Seattle's Jimi Hendrix-affiliated funky rock band, formed by Luther Rabb and Ronnie Hammon. Includes "Super Highway" and "Never...
                                    • CD£11.99
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                                    TousanThe Wild Sound Of New OrleansRca
                                    Early recordings by the legendary Allen Toussaint!
                                      • Reissue LP£10.99
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                                      Wendy ReneAfter Laughter Comes Tears : Complete Stax & Volt Singles & Rarities 1964-65Light In The Attic
                                      Long overdue, first ever anthology of southern soul legend Wendy Rene, whose classic, organ-driven “After Laughter (Comes Tears)” has been...
                                      • Wendy Rene – after laughter comes tears
                                      • Wendy Rene – i wish i were that girl
                                      • Wendy Rene – what will tomorrow bring
                                      • 2×LP£27.99
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                                      • CD£14.99
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