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    Congo Revolution Box SetAfrica Latin, Jazz and Funk: Sounds From The Two Congos (1957-73)Soul Jazz Records
    This unique box-set edition is only available as a one-off pressing seven-inch box set which brings together a stunning five-single/ ten track selection of mind-blowingly groovy selection of African, Latin, Jazz and Funk music from the Congo. Absolutely killer and essential tracks (mostly unknown) from the masters of the vibrant Congo scene in the...
    Love makes the world go around. “two”, the second album by The Soul Session, is full of love. Ralph Kiefer, multi-instrumentalist, composer, arranger and producer from South Germany embarks on a stylistically diverse journey into Soul, Jazz, Funk and World Music.   
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    Part 2 of this essential collection - repressed and given a fresh, shiny new look!This is another amazing collection of James Brown’s funky friends, without one second of filler, brought to you as a glorious 2-LP gatefold by the good people at Get On Down.
    From its opening in 1963 until its final emotive all-nighter, starring US soul legend Edwin Starr in January 1971, the Twisted Wheel played host to almost every major British R&B act and the very best that the U.S.A. had to offer. Steeped in black American music it is no surprise that it became the crucible of Northern Soul setting the template for...
    The fifth installment of the One-derful! Collection focuses on the legendary R&B imprint, Midas. Features 11 previously unissued tracks and other classic funk / soul / gospel / R&B moments from the period of 1962 to 1971.
    Good independent disco 45
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    Classic 60s soul tune bomb
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    First time issue for this long lost recording from 1981, a soulful west-coast, jewel, shelved by a major label, some 38 years ago. The band was a supergroup called "213" and consisted of session powerhouses such as Bill Meyers, Guy Thomas, Neil Stubenhaus, Carlos Rios, Vinnie Colaiuta, Mike Fisher, Dave Boruff and the remarkable Jeff Porcaro. For the...
    Australian crew 30/70 release again via the excellent Rhythm Section label. Elements of R&B, broken beat and house feed these tracks that drip with raw, soulful emotion. Killer release.
    In 1975, Pepe Willie booked time at Cookhouse Recording Studios in Minneapolis to demo five original compositions. Known colloquially as “The Cookhouse 5” these recordings showcase a 16-year-old guitar prodigy named Prince Rogers Nelson. A crucial document concerning the origins of the Minneapolis Sound, the B-side boasts instrumental versions of...
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    Wicked rare groove funk
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    Original out of print secondhand book in very good condition (as new) - very groovy New Orleans book by photographer Michael P. Smith - signed by the photogrpaher
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      Original out of print secondhand book in very good condition (as new), signed by the author
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    Quality disco boogie funk Mizell Brothers production, 79
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    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 release in 1980 on R.A.C. Records. Cordial release the duo's album that features a collection of the singles, previously unreleased songs from the early 80s and some contemporary recordings.
    Includes the rare-groove fave "Am I The Same Girl" and the great "Just Ain't No Love"!
    NEW ORLEANS  funky boogie soul disco bomb 45! Latest Soul Jazz Records/Sounds of the Universe SOUL 7-inch series - after the now sold out Brief Encounter 'Human' 45. A massive slice of New Orleans genius - arranged by Wardell Quezergue, produced by Senator Jones, originally released locally in New Orleans in 1979. It's a bomb!...
    Boogie funk 78
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    Detroit boogie funk 79
    Seminal album!  Rollin In The Deep, Rumour Has It, Someone Like You - every track a winner!
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    Critically-acclaimed debut album. Recorded while the singer was 19 years old, the album features the singles 'Hometown Glory', 'Chasing Pavements', 'Cold Shoulder', 'Tired' and 'Make You Feel My Love' 
    Killer jazz funk cut lifted from their 'Elephant Sunrise' album from 1980, backed with the uptempo fusion jam 'Malcolm X' which is previously un-issued.
    Cordial reissue Afrodisia's sought-after 'Elephant Sunrise' album from 1980. A combination of US soldiers with local musicians from Worms, Germany, Afrodisia. 'Elephant Sunrise' has become a collectors item because every song's a winner! The music spans soul to funk to disco and jazz with great ease. The band's leader Darnell Summers is originally from...
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    Mid 70's Carib-soul-disco album from NYC!  A funky brand of R&B-meets-dance merged with the bands Carribbean roots and hints of afro-beat. The title track is a joyous, booty-shaking pile of East Coast disco at its most raw. Aiken has since gone on to work with artists such as Dennis Brown, Frankie Paul, Chosen Few, and many more, but the...
    Mainman (after Henry Stone) producer for most Miami stuff in the 1970s - Alston, TK etc - had earlier career as blue-eyed soul singer - like on this early 45.
    The Aleem Brothers with Leroy Burgess in 80's electro-funk shocker! Mint shrinkwrapped original opened once.
    Chicago Soul/Disco tune
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    HEAVY FUNK TUNE on indie label
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    Blues/Funk Orig USA CAt/TK vinyl
    South London electronic soul trio 'All The People' follow on from their excellent debut album and drop a limited edition 7" single on Turnstyle Records. Recommended for fan's of The XX, Sohn and James Blake!
    "A Jim Burgess Mix" Disco on TK offshoot Marlin
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    w/Tin Man. Folk funk classic!
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    Volume two of a collection of American soul greats, recorded in Hollywood in 1984. Hosted by Leon Isaac Kennedy with performances by Gladys Knight, Rufus Thomas, Jerry Butler, Freda Payne and Percy Sledge Region 0 (All Regions)
    Yes that American Gypsy - doing the Euro funk disco thang
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    Includes original film score by Antonio Pinto and classic Amy Winehouse tracks and live performances.
    Boogie disco 12"
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    Debra Anderson's debut, the crossover masterpiece 'Funny How We’ve Changed Places' from 1974, backed with The Caesars' heartbreaker 'Girl I Miss You' from 1967.
    Very deep soulful vocalist
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    Early r&b soul
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    Killer female funk ! UNPLAYED ORIGINAL VINYL FUNK 45
    Female funky soul! (Chicago)
     
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    Six lengthy, powerful and energetic tunes make up this superb album from US' finest pioneers of the contemporary Afrobeat groove - Antibalas!
    One and only single from Bobby Hammiltons band 'Anubis'. An extremely rare and collectable spiritual funk 45 - killer!
    RARE ALBUM! THE definitive delta swamp rock/country-meets-rock-jazz-soul album. Groundbreaking release for A-team Nashville session players who wanted to play other types of music (and take some drugs). Killer (includes two tracks on Soul JAzz Records's Delta Swamp Rock - Stone Fox Chase [AKA the Old Grey Whistle Test] and Devil Weed and Me). 
    Repress of Let's Get Together Now on Expansion records. 
    60's pop and soul icon P.P. Arnold returns with an album for 2019 featuring collaborations with Paul Weller, Steve Craddock and The Specials.
    Includes 'Feel So Real'
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