West End Story: Volume 4Various Artists

West End Records
  • 2×LP WEBMG05LP£18.99
    Out of stock
  • 1. Taana Gardner – No Frills
  • 2. Sparque – Take Some Time
  • 3. Debbie Trusty – Searchin'for Some Lovin'
  • 4. Sweet Life – I Get Lifted
  • 5. The Love Club – Hot Summer Nights
  • 6. Barbara Mason – Don't I Ever Cross Your Mind
  • 7. Michele – Hold Me, Squeeze Me
  • 8. Ednah Holt & Starluv – People Come Dance

NYC's Disco powerhouse West End Records should need no intro - The West End story Vol. 4' is an essential overview of this most iconic of labels and some of it's more 'under the radar' output. Include's rare and overlooked cuts from Sparque, Debbie Trusty, Barbara Mason and Ednah Holt! 

Other Releases by

Spiritual Jazz 8: Japan, Pt. 2Various ArtistsJazzman
Essential Jazzman compilation of Japanese Jazz!Part 2 of Jazzman's examination of Esoteric, Modal & Progressive Jazz of the 20th Century in Japan. Features...
Eccentric Soul: The Saru LabelVarious ArtistsNumero Group
Helmed by the O’Jays' Bobby Massey, Saru was a creative vortex that pulled Cuyahoga County’s greatest talent in, making a strong case for Cleveland...
Usiende Ukalale (Don't Sleep) - Omutibo from Rural KenyaVarious ArtistsMississippi
A compilation of uniquely Kenyan acoustic guitar songs, recorded in the homes and yards of Luhya musicians. In 2016, Cyrus Moussavi set out to learn the...
  • 1. Jimmy Bongo – Lumumba Is Dead
  • 2. Omari Machio – Usiende Ukulale (Don't Sleep)
  • 3. Johnstone Ouko Mukabi – Nili Kwenda Safari (I Went For A Journey)
  • View full info and tracklisting
Gumba Fire: Bubblegum Soul & Synth Boogie In 1980s South AfricaVarious ArtistsSoundway
Soundway dig deep again and present a selection of 18 rare 1980s cuts that highlight the period that nestles in between the ‘70s (where American-influenced...
D.I.P Presents The UpsetterDip
Long out of print 1975 compilation of Lee Perry's Black Ark productions. Featuring his own twisted "Enter The Dragon" The Gladiators roots vocal cut "Time"...
Cleethorpes PierVarious ArtistsOutta Sight
In 1975 Northern Soul was in its heyday and Lancashire was at its epicentre, home to super clubs Wigan Casino and the West Coast Blackpool Mecca. However,over...
Colin Curtis Presents Jazz Dance FusionVarious ArtistsZ Records
Colin Curtis selects key jazz-dance classics from the Muse records archive! Essential floor-filling cuts from the likes of Mark Murphy, Dom Um Romao, Eric...
  • 1. Michele Hendricks – What's Going On
  • 2. Richie Cole – Harolds House Of Jazz
  • 3. Emanuel K. Rahim & The Kahliqs – Spirit Of Truth
  • View full info and tracklisting
  • 2×LP£18.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • 2×CD£14.99
    Out of stock
The Wants List Vol. 4Various ArtistsSoul Brother Records
‘Wants List 4’ has been compiled in response to customer demand, ten years after Wants List 3. It features some great in demand tracks from the 70’s...
  • 2×LP£20.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • CD£11.99
    Out of stock
French Disco Boogie Sounds Vol.3Various ArtistsFavorite Recordings
Thirteen more forgotten and hidden tracks, all produced whether in France, in French, or by French artists between 1977 and 1987. With most of these titles...
Waves of the FutureVarious ArtistsMannequin
A collection of exclusive tracks from the likes of Silent Servant, L.I.E.S. records' Ron Morelli, Willie Burns, Beau Wanzer and more on an icy cool, minimal...
Black Panther The Album (Music From And Inspired By)Various ArtistsTop Dawg Entertainment
Soundtrack to the Marvel movie featuring tracks from the likes of Kendrick Lamar, The Weeknd, Vince Staples and more!
Africa Iron Gate ShowcaseDub Store
Momentous album from 1982 building a bridge between roots reggae and dancehall. A conscious compilation with a variety of youth deejays, including Lee...
Moments In Time: Compiled by MoonbootsVarious ArtistsMusic For Dreams
Second compilation from Copenhagen label Music For Dreams, following on from the highly successful “Tropical Drums Of Deutschland” by Jan Schulte....
We Out HereVarious ArtistsBrownswood Recordings
Gilles Peterson's Brownswood Recordings releases an album of exclusives that focuses on London’s bright-burning young jazz scene, this compilation brings...
  • 2×LP£19.99
    Out of stock
  • CD£11.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Cold Waves Of Color Vol. 5Various ArtistsColor Tapes
Anticipated fifth volume of music from the 1980's Color Tapes label. Some of the most obscure in crucial examples of cold / minimal wave...
Martin Freeman and Eddie Piller present Jazz On The CornerVariousAcid Jazz
Acid Jazz founder Eddie Piller presents 'Jazz On The Corner' with a helping hand from actor and Jazz enthusiast Martin Freeman. From the rolling hard bop...
Spiritual Jazz 8: Japan Parts 1 & 2Various ArtistsJazzman
For their latest examination of Esoteric, Modal & Progressive Jazz of the 20th Century, Jazzman take us to Japan. The liberating force of jazz has been...
Message In Our MusicVarious ArtistsSOL Discos
'Message In Our Music' focuses on the rare modern soul sound with a killer selection that ranges from 1976 to 1983, showcasing some impossibly hard to...
  • 1. Harvell Guiton – My Dream
  • 2. Horizon – They Don't Make-Em Like You
  • 3. David Nathan – Ain't Nothing Like The Love (Unreleased Version)
  • View full info and tracklisting
Duomo Sounds Ltd: Nigerian 80s Disco Music To Move Your SoulVarious ArtistsLivingstone Studio
A compilation focusing on some of the key disco and boogie tracks from Nigerian label, Duomo Sounds Ltd, released between 1980 and 1984.
Rough Trade Shops Presents: Counter Culture 2017Various ArtistsRough Trade Shops
Another great selection of music that the folks of the Rough Trade stores have been diggin' in 2017. Features stellar cuts from the likes of Beau Wanzer,...
Soul On The Real Side #8Various ArtistsOutta Sight
Another wicked soul comp. from the Outta Sight crew feat. gems from the likes of Sam Dees, Bobby Womack, Nina Simone, Major Lance and more - plus an exclusive...
Spiritual Jazz 8: Japan, Pt. 1Various ArtistsJazzman
For their latest examination of Esoteric, Modal & Progressive Jazz of the 20th Century, Jazzman take us to Japan. The liberating force of jazz has been...
We Are Ten! The Birthday PresentsVarious ArtistsHeavenly Sweetness
Heavenly Sweetness celebrate 10 years in the game with this excellent collection featuring 10 new and exclusive tracks recorded by the labels artists to...
10 Years Of Transcendent Music (2007-2017)Various ArtistsHeavenly Sweetness
Heavenly Sweetness celebrate a decade in the business by delivering a superb compilation of featuring some of their best releases!
  • 2×LP£19.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • 2×CD£15.99
    Out of stock
Pantsula! The Rise Of Electronic Dance Music In South Africa, 1988 - 1990Various ArtistsRush Hour
Late 80s, South African dance floor tracks selected by DJ Okapi and Rush Hour boss, Antal! In the late 1980s and early 90s, Pantsula was the name given...
Tropicalia: Ou Panis et CircencisVarious ArtistsLilith
This is the definitive Tropicalia concept album, originally released in 1968 and featuring all the key players in the movement: Caetano Veloso, Gilberto...
Damn Son - Issue #1Various ArtistsDamn Son
New London magazine launch focusing in on hip-hop culture and photography!
Habibi Funk: An Eclectic SelectionVarious ArtistsHabibi Funk
Another fascinating release that focuses in on music from the Arab world mixed with local, and regional influences - even some that extend from outside...
  • 2×LP£26.99
    Out of stock
  • CD£15.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
TB Afro Chronicles: Volume OneVarious ArtistsTouching Bass
Touching Bass is a collective of London soul disciples, focused on forwarding the legacy of black-oriented music through dance and discussion. TB Afro...
  • Cassette Tape + Download Code£9.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
Beauty Bits Vol. 1Various ArtistsBeauty & The Beat
The crew from London's Beauty & The Beat party follow up the superb debut from Blackbush Orchestra's 'Famiglia EP' with this brace of edits - the first...
If Music presents You Need This: An Introduction To Black Saint & Soul Note Records (1975 To 1985)Various ArtistsBBE
Following two successful volumes of ‘Journey Into Deep Jazz’ on BBE, proprietor of London’s ‘IF Music’ record store Jean-Claude kicks off a new...
Mirage Records Soul & Funk Collection Vol. 3Various ArtistsFunky Town Grooves
Killer soul comp. taken from the Mirage records archive feat. Spinners, Blue Magic, The System, Ingram and more!
Very Tasty Pachuco MamboVarious ArtistsPinche
The pachuco mambo is a Mexican-American craze dance music that alternated and combined Afro-American and Afro-Caribbean styles.Main stars of the genre...
  • 1. Don Tosti Y Su Conjunto – Mambo Del Pachuco
  • 2. Swing Conjunto Alamo – Buena Vista Swing
  • 3. Conjunto San Antonio Alegre – Mi Dolorcito
  • View full info and tracklisting
The Original Sound Of Burkina FasoVarious ArtistsMr Bongo
Burkina Faso may be one of the least well-known parts of West Africa but it has a deep history and musical pedigree. A few years before President Thomas...
  • 2×LP£19.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • CD£9.99
    Out of stock
DJ Andy Smith presents Reach Up: Disco WonderlandVarious ArtistsBBE
Killer compilation of obscure and classic disco from DJ Andy Smith on BBE - Check!
  • 3×LP£27.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • CD£13.99
    Out of stock

Other Releases on West End Records

Ednah HoltPeople Come Dance (1979)West End Records
Mix by Tom Savarese PROMO Salsoul 79 peachy clean original disco 12" Original = Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all...
Peech BoysDon't Make Me WaitWest End Records
Official West End Records reissue of this all time boogie classic from Larry Levan's Peech Boys back in 1982. NYC 80s underground at it's best - essential...
Peech BoysDon't Make Me Wait (1982)West End Records
Legendary Larry Levan group. Original West End 12" USA original vinyl Original USA 12"Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
IndiaStay With Me (1983)West End Records
Electro disco 83West End records original USA vinyl 1983Original USA 12" Vinyl VG+ /Sleeve VG+ 100% Guarantee on this and all Original...
Loose JointsPop Your FunkWest End Records
Classic disco-not-disco jam from Arthur Russell reissued as a facsimile 7" release. Remastered from the original tapes.

People also bought

Jóhann JóhannssonEnglabörn & VariationsDeutsche Grammophon
Reissue of award-winning Icelandic composer Jóhann Jóhannsson's Englabörn. This edition includes a second LP with outtakes, reworks and alternate versions...
  • LP + Download Code£28.99
    Expected 23 MarPreorder
ChromaticsIn The CityItalians Do It Better
Recorded spring 2004 to summer 2006 and produced exclusively for the Italians Do It Better Family. Pressed On 180 gram blue vinyl.
Spiritual Jazz 8: Japan, Pt. 2Various ArtistsJazzman
Essential Jazzman compilation of Japanese Jazz!Part 2 of Jazzman's examination of Esoteric, Modal & Progressive Jazz of the 20th Century in Japan. Features...
Baloji138 Avenue KaniamaBella Union
Congolese born artist raised in Belgium - Baloji is a poet, composer, lyricist, beatmaker, scriptwriter, actor, video artist and stylist. His music stands...
Ben FrostAll That You Love Will Be EvisceratedMute
Ben Frost announces ‘All That You Love Will Be Eviscerated’, a brand new mini album featuring new tracks and previously unreleased remixes from Alva...
Len Leise / Jura SoundsystemDear Adrian / Udaberri BluesTemples Of Jura
Temples Of Jura is a new offshoot catering for original artist material from a variety of genres. The first release is a split dub 12” featuring Melbourne’s...
  • 1. Len Leise – Dear Adrian
  • 2. Jura Soundsystem – Udaberri Blues (Original)
  • 3. Jura Soundsystem – Udaberri Blues (Dub Version)
  • View full info and tracklisting
The Soulful DynamicsEverybory Needs SomebodyAOE
Killer rare 7" from Leroy Tucker- known simply as L.T. and his band The Soulful Dynamics. Essential reissue from Athens Of The North!
Altin GunGoca DunyaBongo Joe
Altin Gun revive strong, noxious Turkish brews of folk, psychedelia, funk and rock in the 1970s - killer, killer release!
A Certain RatioI'd Like To See You AgainMute
Mute reissue the classic fourth studio album by northern post punk / jazz funk masters, A Certain Ratio, originally released by Factory Records in October...
CortexL'Enfant SambaTrad Vibe
Reissue of the French fusion group's exotic single debut from 1975. Psychedelic bossa themes on the a side backed with hard jazz dance licks on the flip!...
Orquesta AkokanMambo Rapidito / Un Tabaco Para EleguaDaptone Records
Direct from Havana, Cuba - Daptone Records drop the debut single by Orquesta Akokán. Featuring some of Havana's most formidable musicians playing with...
De LeonMana 004Mana
Gamelan and capoeira in dub. The collective behind this doesn’t like to talk much but their music is beautifully conversational. De Leon is the most...
Mac QuayleMr Robot Vol. 4 (Original Television Series Soundtrack)INVADA Records
Mr Robot’s Emmy-winning (and three times nominee) composer Mac Quayle improves onperfection with this latest instalment of music from the critically...
Deke Tom DollardNa YouHot Casa Records
Stunning Afro-Soul music from Ivory Coast by Deke Tom Dollard, an artist who only recorded two albums in 1979 and 1981 but who created an original funky...
Al SunnyOpen Up Your Eyes (Remixes)Favorite Recordings
Taking cues from the likes of Tim Maia, Al Green, and Al Jarreau, the French soul boy, Al Sunny get his 'Open Up Your Eyes' the retrofit disco and boogie...
Jennifer LaraWeekend LovingJamwax
A blend of boogie funk, roots reggae and lovers rock, originally released in 1985, from the one and only Studio One star, Jennifer Lara. Recorded at Tuff...
PedrinhoAleluiaMar & Sol
Mar & Sol's first release is highly sought after 'Aleluia' LP from the Cabo Verde singer Pedrinho. this late 70's LP was one of the biggest successes from...
Stephen ChangAlways TogetherDub Store
Back in stock..Very rare rocksteady tune from 1967 produced by Ronnie Nasralla. "Always Together" is an old Chinese folk song done over a killer rhythm...
Holger CzukayCinemaGrönland
**Vinyl format is eligible for free shipping in the UK!** Superb retrospective of material from the creative mind of one of the great musical mavericks,...
  • 5×LP£99.99
    In stockAdd to Bag
  • 5×CD£29.99
    Out of stock
Tim MaiaDisco ClubMr Bongo
Mr Bongo reissue Brazilian legend Tim Maia's eighth studio album 'Disco Club'. Recorded in 1978, this is a latter-period gem from the larger than life...
Eccentric Soul: The Saru LabelVarious ArtistsNumero Group
Helmed by the O’Jays' Bobby Massey, Saru was a creative vortex that pulled Cuyahoga County’s greatest talent in, making a strong case for Cleveland...
Mark PritchardFour WorldsWarp
Mark Pritchard returns with ‘The Four Worlds’, an eight-track collection further exploring the sonic worlds first encountered on 2016’s opus ‘Under...
Cavern of Anti-MatterHormone LemonadeDuophonic
Stereolab affiliated project, Cavern of Anti-Matter releases its third anticipated album! 'Hormone Lemonade' blends skewed 80s pop instrumentals with the...
Eric DolphyIn EuropeVinyl Passion
Reissue of Eric Dolphy's 1962 album 'In Europe' recorded live in Copenhagen originally released on a sought after Blue Note LP. The set features Dolphy...
WitchKuombokaInvisible City Editions
Long awaited repress! Invisible City Editions continue a run of great essential reissues with this vinyl edition of 'zamrockers' Witch here with their...
Inner VibesMix Up BlenderDub Store
Arguably one of the best King Tubby's digital known to mankind. Going through his tapes this was one of the earlier digital sessions took place at Tubby's...
DabryeOne/ThreeGhostly International
Ghostly international drop more, previously unreleased on vinyl, beats from experimental hip hop producer Dabrye. Detroit style Dilla esque beats with...
Lennie Hibbert, Count Ossie & Lynn TaittPure SoulDub Store
Master of the Jamaican jazz, Lennie Hibbert, on one to one session with the nyabinghi great Count Ossie. Considering the standard of its time those Gay...
Ernie Hawks & The Soul InvestigatorsScorpio ManTimmion
Ernie Hawks releases his debut album "Scorpio Man" on Timmion Records. The impressive trombonist/flautist, is known to hold no punches, when performing...
Dennis AlcaponeSpanish Omega / Shades Of HudsonDub Store
The golden hit of the early 70's deejay craze in combination with Ken Boothe. The El Paso sound system deejay Dennis Alcapone showcasing repelling force...
One of the most anticipated returns from prodigious hip-hop talent, Dabrye! Tadd Mullinix (aka Charles Manier, JTC) is back with more proper boom-bap with...
Carlton ManningWe Will Live & LoveDub Store
The debut song from Carlton Manning - elder brother of Lynford and Donald of The Abyssinians and later known for his Carlton and The Shoes releases for...
The Browne BunchWe've Got A Good Thing GoingDub Store
Superlative reggae soul produced by Mikey Chung for his own Superstar imprint. Having both young Steely and Clevie in the band, when you think of the further...
Keither FlorenceDown Here On The GroundTramp Records
Keither Florence second 45 for Tramp Records contains "Down Here On The Ground which some of you may already know from its inclusion on the 5th volume...
Huerco SFor Those Of You Who Have Never (And Also Those Who Have)Proibito
Deep, ambient and medidtative electronic experiments from Huerco S on Probito. Recommended!
  • 2×12"£15.99
    Out of stock