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    Disco not disco classic from Cat Stevens! The proto-electro quirky dance track "Was Dog A Doughnut" was well ahead of its time and still sounds fresh today - a Paradise Garage classic !
    Eddie and Charlie Palmieri's group Harlem River Drive with the legendary Pretty Purdie on drums! Latin fuelled jazz funk fusion at it's finest! 
    Nice and groovy jazzy funky soulful instrumental tune! Hard to describe - very addictive! Mint unplayed original independent label USA 45.
    He was Nigerian guitar God, famous for his incendiary lead breaks with Aktion and Monomono. She was one of Nigeria’s first female band leader who went off to the US and became a big deal in the New Jazz scene there. It should be no surprise then that when Jimi Lee and Monah Finnih got together in 1980 for A Stroll In The Moonlight, an Afro Jazz cosmic...
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    Wicked independent funky tune out of Chicago. Unplayed original USA vinyl 45 (listen actual audio)
    Previously unreleased Dayton Ohio Boogie Funk re-issued on the excellent Family Groove Records! Webster Station was a demo session recorded for Warner Bros. in 1979. The demo was rejected for not being ’mainstream’ enough for their label and the tape remained in an A&R office for over 3 decades.
    Bringing together the undisputed talents of Nigerian percussionist Aleke Kanonu and soul legend from Alabama,O.C. Tolbert, this 12" created quite the buzz when it was released in New York in 1982. 'Happiness' is an uptown style gospel ballad where Tolbert's gravelly, soulful voice channels years of hurt and pain. 'Nwanne, Nwanne, Nwanne' is...
    Loads of classic tracks such as "Love Is The Drug", "Pull Up To The Bumper", "My Jamaican Guy" and Slave To The Rhythm!
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    Deep Miami funk on Alston offshoot label CAT.
    New Orleans mardi gras funk! New Orleans is synonymous with music and Mardi Gras. The Wild Magnolias have both fronts covered. The roots of the Wild Magnolias go back to, at least, the 1950s as one of New Orleans most popular and colorful Indian "Krewes". The Krewes fall under the guidance of a Chief, and Bo Dollis has been the Chief of the Wild...
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    Late 60s, loads of killer tracks. Seminal!
    Seminal deep soul album which includes the rousing civil rights anthem "Someday We'll All Be Free", the great "Flying Easy" and the rare groove 'Valdez in the Country'.
    Rare mid-60s soul from James Brown's protege.
    Reissue of 'III' by Nashville combo, Magic In Threes!Killer release that has a vibe that would even fit comfortably next to classic KPM or De Wolfe library releases from the mid 70’s, just as well as the likes of Khruangbin. Awesome release!
    Reisse of this mega-rare, disco-soul-funk tune from NYC group, Premonition!
    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 by some super deep words and poems. This book rocks!Michael Abramson takes out his small Leica camera at Pepper’s Hideout on Chicago’s South Side. 1974. Cool music. Cool scene. Over the next...
    A 14 track snapshot of the experimental Soul and Jazz scene burgeoning in Australia today. The were captured in one take, bottling the raw energy and virtuosity of Melbourne's most accomplished, established and emerging players. There's an antipodean take on P-Funk from Laneous, characteristically enigmatic vocals from soul singer Allysha Joy and a...
    Six lengthy, powerful and energetic tunes make up this superb album from US' finest pioneers of the contemporary Afrobeat groove - Antibalas!
    Wicked soul / disco from LaRombé, out on Athens Of The North.
    The A side is a wicked early Philly sound Disco tune, and there's a nice Modern Soul tune on the flip. UNPLAYED ORIGINAL USA 45
    Ron Hardy/Music Box fave! Heavy spacey funky-disco - Wicked tune!
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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.
    Big boogie funk soul tune - tough.Mint unplayed original independent label USA 45.
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    Originally recorded in Washington, D.C., Gaye’s hometown, one year after the release of his ground breaking album. For decades this extraordinary live recording, of the original album plus an epic medley of Marvin’s Sixties hits, sat on the shelves, it is now newly mixed and made available for the first time.
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    Reissue of this rare and in demand soul album from L. V. Johnson. Originally released in 1981, 'We Belong Together' features the modern soul gem, 'I Love You I Want You' and the gorgeous soul stepper, 'I Don't Really Care' as sampled by J Dilla on 'Airworks'.
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    Limited edition 7" double pack cuts of these wonderful jazz fusion classics from Tarika Blue. Loved and collected around the world, the LP these tracks are taken from has become sought after and sells for large sums online. Killer, loud, DJ tools, featuring the four best cuts from the album. Recommended
    Moody tough funk groover
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    WICKED funky proto-disco essential soulful tune + ABSOLUTE MONSTER cosmic slow groover on the flip. THis single is the bomb!
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    KILLER Gallery/Loft uplifting soul proto-disco tune
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    Oba Lata draws on traditional Yoruban chant blending it with a live afro-beat groove. Edgy, rhythmical analogue synths, vocals, guitars and percussion tied together by the clave and driving afro bassline make this a credible dance floor contender. Features a remix from IG Culture and Alex Phountzi as NameBrandSound!
    Philly-esque uplifting orchestral disco tune plus addictive soul tune a la Valerie Simpson on the flip - nice!
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    Classic Miami Funk Rare GrooveUNPLAYED ORIGINAL 45
    Killer laid-back moody mellow folk-funk instrumental cut
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    Numero reissue this gloopy, syrupy Californian electrofunk / proto-techno gem from 1985. BIG on the wants list!
    Athens Of The North reissue Judy Pollak's extremely rare, soul / funk / folk masterpiece 'In Togetherness'. Originals of this beauty exchange for big sums online - yet another unstoppable and worthy reissue via Athens Of The North!
    One of the least known and best hidden jewels waiting to be discovered by the legions of fans loving mid to late 70s soul and disco queens such as Donna Summer, Diana Ross, Gloria Gaynor or the mighty Supremes. Essential reissue via Everland of Clydie King's impossibly rare and highly sought-after, 'Rushing To Meet You' album from 1976, originally released...
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    Huge on disco, rare groove, two step scenes these two gems by Sylvia Striplin capture the essence of the period of music and genius of producer Roy Ayers! Essential reissue!
    Produced by Wayne Henderson, with cult group 'Pleasure' on backing, "Let's Keep It Together" is a jazz-funk stormer, "Karmen" is a quiet storm and "Fever" a sensual delight..
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    RARE Heavy wah-wah guitar Blaxploitation/Black Power funk bomb! Unplayed original USA 45 Original USA 7"Vinyl NM- /Sleeve NM-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!
    Seminal funk-rock album originally released on Rare Earth in 1970. Featuring the monster break of 'The Sorcerer Of Isis'; being one of the most sampled breaks in hip-hop! Used by the likes of KRS-One, Kanye West, Jay-,Z Cyprus Hill, Tribe Called Quest and more!
    Since it's release in 1982, 'Looking Up To You' has become one of the signature tracks of the modern soul scene. This absolute classic was co-written by Leon Ware with Zane Grey (of Grey & Hanks) and produced by Webster Lewis. Backed with the equally in demand soul cut, 'Tell Me Why'.
    Killer latinized soul versions of top tunes including 'Light My Fire' and 'California Dreamin'.
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    66% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! LOVELY USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON!!!Complete with never-before-revealed details about the sex, violence, and drugs in her life, this biography reveals the incredibly turbulent life of Motown artist Mary Wells. Based in part on four hours of previously unreleased and unpublicized deathbed interviews with...
    HEAVY! Wicked jumped up boogie funk - this is one tight tune. Original mint unplayed sealed (opened once) USA 12" independent label (Philadelphia) vinyl. THE BOMB!
    Mr. Bongo reissue the group's only album album, originally released in 1976. Includes the massive rare-groove classic, 'I Believe In Miracles'! ESSENTIAL REISSUE!
    Charles Stepney production of early EWF that includes latin-tinged funker "Evil", Brazilian jazz cut "Zanzibar" and the inspirational title-track. ORIGINAL USA gatefold vinyl
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    w/Tin Man. Folk funk classic!
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    Two previously unreleased soul burners from Eric and Arrontette McClinton, a brother and sister combo (The McClintons) that went on to work with legendary producers like Mike Theodore and Dennis Coffey. These tracks from 1978 get a much needed release courtesy of the mighty Super Disco Edits & 7th Galaxy. Essential!
    Beautiful, golden-era soul written by Leon Sylvers III, produced by Jerry Butler and Keg Johnson. The Sylvers were a familyfrom Los Angeles who were very successful during the 70’s and into the early 80’s, with chart hits - deep into pop-disco territory by then! - including ‘Boogie Fever’, ‘Hot Line’ and ‘High School Dance’.This is the...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF. INTERESTED IN NEW ORLEANS FUNK - 100%read about New Orleans finest drummer!There he is, drumming on "Tutti Frutti," "You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'," and thousands of other songs. As a studio player in New Orleans and Los Angeles from the 1940s through the 1970s, Earl Palmer co-created hundreds of hits and transformed...