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      The StormmersLovers SongPMG

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        • – Don't Blame Us
          Loving On The Flipside Sweet Funk and Beat-Heavy Ballads, 1969-1977Now Again

          Picking up where Soul Cal left off with another essential collection from the Now Again camp 21 rare and unreleased sweet funk and soul tracks from 1969-1977.  Like Soul Cal, this is exquisitely presented as an 80-page book filled with rare photos and each band’s story; CD comes in its own sleeve within.

          • Darling Dears – I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Love Another
          • ddie Finley & The Cincinnati Show Band – Treat Me Right Or Leave Me Alone
          • Thomas East – Slippin’ Around
          • Little Janice – Since You’ve Been Gone
          • Black Conspirators – Love
          • 1. Darling Dears – I Don’t Think I’ll Ever Love Another
          • 2. ddie Finley & The Cincinnati Show Band – Treat Me Right Or Leave Me Alone
          • 3. Thomas East – Slippin’ Around
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          • CD + Book (200g)£15.99
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          • 2×LP + Book (650g)£28.99
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          Official reissue (in a handsome looking gatefold sleeve!) of this essential krautrock gem! A b-boy favourite and highly desired drum break LP. The first of three albums  led by Austrian drummer (and obscure library composer) Klaus Weiss!

          • – Sangandongo
          • – Malanga
          • LP£22.99
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          Prince AllaStoneIroko Records

          Heavyweight roots from 1976 originally released on Freedom Sounds label in Jamaica, B-side has King Tubby's awesome dub, worth the money alone! Highly Recommended.

          • – Stone
          • – Great Stone
          • 7"£7.99
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