• Original 7"£12.00
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    • The Soulful Strings – Zambezi
    • 1. Zambezi
    • 2. A Love Song

    TUFF and Killer Richard Evans instrumental production! Soaring strings, tuff funk bass and drums. Written by Donny Hathaway!

    Original unplayed USA 45

    Other Releases by The Soulful Strings

    The Soulful StringsGroovin' With The Soulful Strings (1967)Cadet
    Includes the seminal 'Burning Spear'. Classic Chicago Chess deepness produced by the great Richard Evans in 1967.
    • The Soulful Strings – Burning Spear
    • Original LP£30.00
      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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    Other Releases on Cadet

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    Don PattersonGoin Down Home (1963)Cadet
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      • Original LP£30.00
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        100% guaranteed original vinyl
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      The DellsBelieve Me/ Oh What A Night (1969)Cadet
      Wicked stormin' 60s Soul tune Arr by Charles Stepney. MINT UNPLAYED ORIG 45
      • The Dells – Believe Me
      The Soulful StringsGroovin' With The Soulful Strings (1967)Cadet
      Includes the seminal 'Burning Spear'. Classic Chicago Chess deepness produced by the great Richard Evans in 1967.
      • The Soulful Strings – Burning Spear
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      Ramsey LewisUp Pops (1967)Cadet
      Classic Richard Evans production at the mighty Chess Records from 1967. featuring mainstay of the label Ramsey Lewis in full flow along with Cleveland...
      • Ramsey Lewis – Party Time
      • Original LP£15.00
        Vinyl condition: VG+Sleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl, sleeve wear, back card part unglued, spine wear,

        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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      The DellsGive Your Baby A Standing Ovation (1973)Cadet
      Wicked funky vocal soul on Cadet. Produced by Charles Stepney!!! Original USA Vinyl VG+/Sleeve VG100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds...
      • The Dells – Ain't No Sunshine
      • Original LP£15.00
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      Jack McDuffCheck This Out (1972)Cadet
      Recorded live for Cadet, even 'Three Blind Mice' sounds funky! Original = Original USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG (bit of wear) 100% Guarantee on this and...
        • Original LP£40.00
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        The Ramsey Lewis Trio Hang On Ramsey! (1965)Cadet
        Ramsey, Eldee Young and Red Holt in the zone on this mid-sixties Cadet album.
          • Original LP£9.99
            Vinyl condition: VGSleeve condition: VGOriginal = Original USA Vinyl 100% Guarantee on 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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          Ramsey LewisBack To The Roots (1971)Cadet
          Ramsey Lewis trio get back to their roots on this 1971 album for Chess/Cadet. ORIGINAL USA VINYL die cut sleeveOriginal = Original USA pressing gatefold...
            Ramsey LewisWade In The Water (1966)Cadet
            Killer album arranged and conducted by Richard Evans Original =USA Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG- (spine part split at bottom and side/taped)100% Guarantee on...
              The Ramsey Lewis TrioAnother Voyage (1969)Cadet
              Amazing, super-funky album supervised by Charles Stepney with the classic trio line-up of bassist Cleveland Eaton and EWF's Maurice White on drums! Includes...
              • The Ramsey Lewis Trio – If You've Got It, Flaunt It (Part 1)
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              • New LP £10.99
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              Ray BryantQuizas, Quizas, Quizas/After Hours (1969)Cadet
              Groovy Jazz instrumental produced by the great Richard Evans Original Chess Records unplayed USA 45
              • Ray Bryant – Quizas, Quizas, Quizas
              Odell Brown And The Organ-izersDucky (1967)Cadet
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              • Odell Brown And The Organ-izers – No More Water In The Well
              • Odell Brown And The Organ-izers – Tough Tip
              Ramsey LewisThe Movie Album (1966)Cadet
              Big all-star line-up of orchestra, strings and brass backing Ramsey Lewis, Cleveland Eaton and Maurice White. Classic Chess sound from 1966! Original...
                The DellsI Want My MommaCadet
                Funky Dells!
                • The Dells – I Want My Momma
                Jack McDuffThe Heatin' System (1972)Cadet
                This record is KILLER. Very rare, hardcore funk jazz!!
                  The DellsHallways Of My Mind (1969)Cadet
                  Quality soul! Arranged by the great Charles Stepney, Chess Records (1969) Mint unplayed original USA 45
                  • The Dells – Hallways Of My Mind
                  Terry CallierWhat Color Is Love (1973)Cadet
                  Definitive collaboration between Terry Callier and Charles Stepney for Cadet. Features "Dancing Girl" and "You Goin Miss Your Candyman"
                    • LP (180 gram)£22.99
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                    Soulful StringsIn Concert (1969)Cadet
                    Live recording in Chicago arranged and conducted by Richard Evans!
                      Phil UpchurchYou Don't Have To KnowCadet
                      Arranged and produced by the great Charles Stepney!
                      • Phil Upchurch – You Don't Have To Know
                      The DellsThe Dells Sing Dionne Warwicke's Greatest Hits (1972)Cadet
                      Produced by Charles Stepney on Cadet with Phil Upchurch and members of The Pharoahs on backing...what higher recommendation do you need?!Original USA Vinyl...
                        Marlena ShawThe Spice Of Life (1969)Cadet
                        All-time seminal album from Marlena Shaw recorded for Chess in 1969, arranged and produced by the great Charles Stepney and Richard Evans, featuring the...
                        • Marlena Shaw – Woman of the ghetto
                        • New LP £11.99
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                        • CD£7.99
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                        Rotary ConnectionHey LoveCadet
                        BACK IN PRINT - LONG OUT!Essential psychedelic soul/rock Rotary Connection album featuring the legendary "I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun", "Love Has Fallen...
                        • Rotary Connection – I Am The Blackgold Of The Sun
                        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£13.99
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                        • CD£13.99
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                        Bo DiddleyWhere It All Began (1972)Cadet
                        Super-rare heavy funk album from Bo
                        • Bo Diddley – Bad Trip
                        Phil UpchurchPhil UpchurchCadet
                        Includes the big tune "Black Gold", later made famous by Rotary Connection!
                          Dorothy AshbyThe Rubaiyat Of Dorothy AshbyCadet
                          Classic album from jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby, originally released in 1970 on the Cadet label, and produced by Richard Evans! Her funkiest album...
                          • Dorothy Ashby – The Moving Finger
                          Rotary ConnectionSongs / Hey LoveCadet
                          Essential psychedelic soul/rock! Loads of classic tracks here including Respect, I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun, The Weight, Sunshine Of Your Love, Love...
                          • Rotary Connection – Respect
                          • Rotary Connection – I Am The Black Gold Of The Sun
                          • Rotary Connection – Love Has Fallen On Me

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