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    Classic early Ska album originally released in 1977. Feature classic tracks such as "Train To Skaville", "Everything Crash" and "Reggae Hit The Town".
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    Bass-driven, MPC wizardy hip-hop instrumentals! Songs Without Words Volume 1 & 2 is a double feature CD that includes 28 hard to find or previously unreleased instrumentals produced by Kev Brown.
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    Top Roots Reggae 12" from 1984 with extended dubs from their only album "Culure Rock" Quality pressing nice and loud.
    On the A side a strong backing and rawkus r&B style vocal of the Ray Charles original that smashes any dancefloor! On the flip we have Bronx-born girl group Baby Jane & The Rockabyes doing their girl pop interpretation of another classic from Ray.
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    Fabulous drumming, deep-set african grooves of this blinding, and quite frankly stunning 7" from the Analog Africa camp.
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    New book from The Small Axe Crew, Collecting interviews with Soul Defenders, Leroy Sibbles, Larry Marshall, Earl 'Bagga' Walker, Cedric Im Brooks and many more.
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    "NO NO NO" roots version with uncredited help from Augustus Pablo and production bu Augustus 'Gussie' Clarke.
    Second Volume from MR.KAlexi Shelby on Syncrophone Recordings with official re-edition of his Classic Released on Transmat (Derrick May) in 1989 & hard to find this days. + new remix with Amazing ACID version from mysterious artist called Midi Mann! TIP !
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    Rare 1970 film soundtrack
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    A mixture of Peruvian, Colombian and New York musicians, La Mecanica Popular is part of the new wave of tropical music. Steeped in the roots of 1970's era salsa dura and heavily influenced by the psychedelic experimental sounds of Peru, the band's first vinyl single provides two original compositions with a proper dose of ambience and hard rhythms.
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    Obscure 70s roots tune from singer & producer George Whyte with dub version on the flip.
    UK original vinyl.
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    Brazilian fusion par excellence from Hugo Fattoruso's seminal group with Airto and Flora Purim guesting in the line-up. Essential! USA ORIGINAL ISSUE VINYL
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    Excellent electronic minimal synth album. John Foxx's first solo album following his split with Ultravox the previous year. A departure from the richly-textured mix of synthesizers and conventional instruments on "Systems of Romance", his last album with the band, Metamatic's hard-edged electronica was more akin to Kraftwerk's "The Man-Machine" (1978),...
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    This 45rpm single which might be Reid's rarest, and certainly one of his best too. The backing track of Miss Hot Stuff is actually an instrumental called Screwdriver which was first released by Leon Austin. Limited to 500!
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    The first single taken from their debut self-titled album, "Money", is a feel-good summery soul jam from the UK/US duo. Typically brilliant Truth & Soul production. 
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    Their second album, from '78, produced for the first time by Brian Eno.
    Another rare late 70s roots production from Gussie Clarke with uncredited Augustus Pablo help on the version.
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    Essential album featuring so many must have tracks. 'Superwoman', 'I Love Every Little Thing About You', 'Keep On Running', 'Evil' and more!
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    Twisted west-coasty, country-y twistedness from celebrated pair including the deep 'Some Velvet Morning' Produced by Lee Hazlewood. UK copy.
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    "Niebla Morada (Purple Haze)", a cover of Jimi Hendrix's classic - disparate elements here, a fusion of Bruno Spoerri-style synth oddness and peruvian-influenced chica guitar sounds. "Juego Traicion" - a fast-paced springy cumbian beat with video-game electronics. This is really good. 
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    Check out the Elvis's version of Tony Joe White's 'Polk Salad Annie'. Real southern soul!
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      Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VG100% 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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    The Pop Yeh Yeh era, which took place roughly between the years of 1964 to 1970, coincided with the rapid modernization happening at the time in Singapore and Malaysia. Pop Yeh Yeh artists instinctively cross-pollinated electric sounds of the West with Malay melodies, and added their own local poetic voice to the lyrics they wrote -- sung in Malay...
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    Wicked roots vocal performance from Milton Henry Voiced at Wackies Studio by Lloyd Barnes
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    1980 Brian Eno produced seminal funked up post-punk classic! Essential for open-minded DJs worldwide! Includes the massive 'Once In A Lifetime' and 'Crosseyed And Painless'. 
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    Sought after U.K. roots 12" from the 1986 reissued on loud and clean pressing. Enjoy!!
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    The definitive collection from '70s psych-folk legend Rodriguez from Light In The Attic. The story remains one of the music world’s most unusual tales of the 1970s: an obscure debut LP by a Detroit singer-songwriter becomes a source of hope and inspiration to the anti-Apartheid movement in South Africa. Now, the story of Rodriguez and his cult...
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    This is killer because of two wicked tunes recorded at Muscle Shoals (their first sessions). Check out 'The Seasons' and 'Coming Home' - deep, southern, country, folk essential - as featured on Delta Swamp Rock
    Early 80's sounding post-punk from Krista. New collab with James Pants and Vex Ruffin. We have a two-track 45, maybe a one-off, maybe a sign of more to come. Vocals & guitar by Vex, the rest by James Pants. 
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    Caustic drone, thrumming reverberation, and tactile grit!
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    Synthetic classic!
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    The bones of afro-funk laid bare on this outrageously funked raw collection from the mind-bending legendary Benin band on Analog Africa!  Not much to think about here, every track is killer. Horns are packed with a punch, vocals urgent, funky hammond breakdowns, hypnotic Farfisa solos, gritty guitar riffs, distorted bass lines, and...
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    Before legends like Blondie, Lou Reed, David Bowie and Bruce Springsteen played to crowds of thousands, they played in Mickey Ruskin's dingy living room on Park Ave South in Manhattan, also known as Max's Kansas City. At no other time in history has there been such an important collision of art, music and fashion than Max's in the 1960s, ...
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    100% Silk's first lady Maria Minerva is back with more of her self styled "dunce-dance".  Busting out with sweet ’n’ swingy single “Black Magick,” Minerva caters her classic la-la lyrics about an occult / joke-cult romance over a new waif, Schneider-esque pop-Rock Lobsta beat. “Space 4 U” slips echo-drone...
    LAST PINK VINYL COPIES!  We've got our hands on a few more of these cheeky edits from Funkineven - don't pay stupid prices on discogs.
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    Eight albums recorded by the great jazz vocalist between 1954 & 1961.
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    Hard bop from Jamaican-born (and Alpha Boys School educated), British-based trumpeter. Albums included are: 'Blues In Trinity' from 1958, recorded with Donald Byrd & Art Taylor; 1959's Star Bright; 1960's Soundin' Off; plus two live albums and a CD of bonus tracks.
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    INSTRUMENTALS NOW AVAILABLE! Surely one of the funkiest Wild Pitch albums of all time. Available on CD. Featuring heavy production from Mike Smooth and and funky old skool rhymes from Lord Finesse!
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    Jim McGuire's photographs have graced the covers of more than 400 albums and CDs over the past thirty years. Most of the big country recording stars have insisted on using McGuire: Johnny Cash, Waylon Jennings, Dolly Parton, Carole King, Emmylou Harris and Reba McIntyre, to name a few. "Nashville Portraits" presents sixty of his highly acclaimed...
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    Classic Blue Note sessions from pianist Horace Parlan. Hard Bop with some gospel and blues influences.
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    Hard Bop and 'Third Stream' synthesis of jazz and classical on these 7 albums from multi-instrumentalist Eric Dolphy (sax, clarinet, flute etc.)
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    Early Prestige & Blue Note albums (1956-7) from ace jazz guitarist, with bebop and blues styles.
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    One of the great innovative jazz pianists
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    50s albums from Blue Note's great pianist!
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    Some of Sabu's best and most sought-after albums...killer.
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    Vocalist and pianist Blossom Dearie's first six albums recorded in the US, for the Verve label. Bebop with trio or quartet backing.
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    Turrentine's albums from the first years of the 60s - bop and soul jazz, plus live and collaborative recordings (with the Three Sounds)
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    We all know the anthem, 'Stand By Your Man', that Tammy took to the top of the charts but few know the staggering story of the woman behind the song. Virginia Wynette Pugh was born into a poor family in Mississippi but was blessed with an astonishing singing voice. She always believed in her talent so, when her first marriage was breaking...
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    Has the global phenomenon that is Pop Idol ruined pop music, or is it just the natural evolution of a genre of music that has always been manufactured? From Tin Pan Alley to The Monkees, Bay City Rollers, Spice Girls, and boy bands, Bubblegum showcases the rise of Pop Idol and its many predecessors, in the process creating a witty, thorough history...
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    The iconic Muhammad Ali is one of the most recognized men in the world. Now for the first time ever, sparkling clear sportswriting has been melded with DVD technology to bring together Ali's brilliant ring moves, his colourful rhetoric and historic photos of his career. Here you'll find rare footage of Ali's famous "Pearls of Wisdom," as well...
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