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Stock List - Soul, Funk & Rare Groove LPs



Soul, Funk & Rare Groove LPs

There are so many great soul and funk LPs from the late sixties, seventies and early eighties. We try to cover all types, from raw funk on small indie labels, two-step soul, big brassy female vocal funk grooves, sixties soul and deep male vocal soul right through to the big band funk and disco groups of the seventies. So if you are looking for an obscure undiscovered gem or a big club cut or just a great LP which is good from start to finish we can hook you up.




Featured Soul, Funk & Rare Groove LPs




 21st Century
Ahead Of Our Time
US RCA LP - £8 Strict VG / writing on back - neat / no cuts

Young 5 piece male vocal soul LP from 1975 which remains mostly ignored. Toughest tune is MIRROR MIRROR with good drums complimented by big string arrangements. Reminiscent of The Sylvers. Also check YOU'RE MY ONLY WORLD / AHEAD OF OUR TIME / TRICKS ARE MADE FOR KIDS plus some nice slow cuts


  




 21st Century
Ahead Of Our Time
US RCA LP - £9 VG++ / cut out hole / date stamp on label

Young 5 piece male vocal soul LP from 1975 which remains mostly ignored. Toughest tune is MIRROR MIRROR with good drums complimented by big string arrangements. Reminiscent of The Sylvers. Also check YOU'RE MY ONLY WORLD / AHEAD OF OUR TIME / TRICKS ARE MADE FOR KIDS plus some nice slow cuts


  




 21st Century
Ahead Of Our Time
US RCA LP - £10 EX / cut out hole /

Young 5 piece male vocal soul LP from 1975 which remains mostly ignored. Toughest tune is MIRROR MIRROR with good drums complimented by big string arrangements. Reminiscent of The Sylvers. Also check YOU'RE MY ONLY WORLD / AHEAD OF OUR TIME / TRICKS ARE MADE FOR KIDS plus some nice slow cuts


  




 Ace Spectrum
Low Rent Rendezvous
US ATLANTIC LP - £15 Strong EX in shrink with tiny saw cut

Another fine example of quality male vocal group soul sound from the mid seventies. Inc. the 8:41 min KEEP HOLDING ON which grooves along nicely in fine mid tempo disco/modern soul style. Other highlights are WITHOUT YOU / THIRD RATE ROMANCE / YOU AIN'T NO MATCH FOR ME / DO YOU REMEMBER YESTERDAY / BEAUTUFUL LOVE / Etc..


  




 Al Hudson & The Soul Partners
Happy Feet
US MCA LP - £12 Sealed with saw cut

Yet another classic set from Al & the boys plus Alicia Myers / Inc. YOU CAN DO IT & ROCK which are both hellafunky. I DON'T WANT YOU TO LEAVE ME which is a great slower soulful tune with the sweet tones of Alicia Myers & the title cut is on more of a Disco tip


  




 Al Johnson
Peaceful
US MARINA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £35 VG++ / writing on sleeve / cut corner

The original version of the classic I'VE GOT MY SECOND WIND VG has a bad scratch on COME CHECK OUT THIS LOVE


  




 Al Johnson
Back For More
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £20 EX

Classic soul LP Inc. the other version of I'VE GOT MY SECOND WIND + I'M BACK FOR MORE!


  




 Al Johnson
Back For More
JAPAN CBS LP - £15 Strict VG / light sleeve wear - plays with a little static here and there

Classic soul LP Inc. I'VE GOT MY SECOND WIND


  




 Alfie Silas
Alfie
US RCA LP - £20 Mint / Unplayed / saw cut

Great debut lp from 1982 with several strong tunes in a Soulful Boogie style on COMMUNICATE / LET ME BE THE LOVE / YOU'RE A STAR / Disco flavours on BODY HEAT and the Strong 2 step slow cut CAN'T WE DO IT ALL AGAIN / & the drum machine led PUT THE FREEZE ON


  




 Aquarian Dream
Aquarian Dream
US BUDDAH LP - £20 Tiny saw cut / small RCA sleeve sticker

Classic LP produced by NORMAN CONNORS featuring PHOENIX / LOOK AHEAD / EAST 6TH STREET etc...


  




 Archie Bell & The Drells
Dance Your Troubles Away
US TSOP LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £6 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Classic philly disco/soul sound Inc. LET'S GROOVE / SOUL CITY WALK / I WON'T LEAVE YOU HONEY / Etc..


  




 Archie Bell & The Drells
Dance Your Troubles Away
US TSOP LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £9 Nr. Mint

Classic philly disco/soul sound Inc. LET'S GROOVE / SOUL CITY WALK / I WON'T LEAVE YOU HONEY / Etc..


  




 Ashford & Simpson
So So Satisfied
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £15 Sealed / very slight corner crease

Yet another great lp from the husband & Wife duo Inc. MAYBE I CAN FIND IT / OVER AND OVER / TRIED TESTED & FOUND TRUE


  




 Ashford & Simpson
I Wanna Be Selfish
US WARNER BROTHERS LP Promo - £7 Nr. Mint / Promo sticker on cover

Their 2nd lp from 1974 inc. EVERYBODY'S GOT TO GIVE IT UP / I WANNA BE SELFISH / MAIN LINE / AIN'T THAT SOMETHIN' / DON'T FIGHT IT / TAKE ALL THE TIME YOU NEED


  




 Ashford & Simpson
I Wanna Be Selfish
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £12 Sealed with saw cut

Their 2nd lp from 1974 inc. EVERYBODY'S GOT TO GIVE IT UP / I WANNA BE SELFISH / MAIN LINE / AIN'T THAT SOMETHIN' / DON'T FIGHT IT / TAKE ALL THE TIME YOU NEED


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Come As You Are
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £6 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

Their 1976 lp with a nice mix of soulful disco tunes. Sadly it's only a short version of ONE MORE TRY


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Come As You Are
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £12 Sealed no cut out

Their 1976 lp with a nice mix of soulful disco tunes. Sadly it's only a short version of ONE MORE TRY


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Come As You Are
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £10 Sealed with small saw cut

Their 1976 lp with a nice mix of soulful disco tunes. Sadly it's only a short version of ONE MORE TRY


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Come As You Are
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £4 VG+ Sticker on cover / sticker mark on cover

Their 1976 lp with a nice mix of soulful disco tunes. Sadly it's only a short version of ONE MORE TRY


  




 Ashford & Simpson
A Musical Affair
UK WARNER BROTHERS LP - £3 VG++

Yet another great lp of soul & soulful disco tunes I AIN'T ASKING FOR YOUR LOVE / LOVE DON'T MAKE IT RIGHT / GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEF and the quality slow cut RUSHING TO


  




 Ashford & Simpson
A Musical Affair
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £4 VG+ / small bend top right of sleeve

Yet another great lp of soul & soulful disco tunes I AIN'T ASKING FOR YOUR LOVE / LOVE DON'T MAKE IT RIGHT / GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEF and the quality slow cut RUSHING TO


  




 Ashford & Simpson
A Musical Affair
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £5 Nr. Mint in shrink

Yet another great lp of soul & soulful disco tunes I AIN'T ASKING FOR YOUR LOVE / LOVE DON'T MAKE IT RIGHT / GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEF and the quality slow cut RUSHING TO


  




 Ashford & Simpson
A Musical Affair
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £10 Sealed no cut out / seal partly open

Yet another great lp of soul & soulful disco tunes I AIN'T ASKING FOR YOUR LOVE / LOVE DON'T MAKE IT RIGHT / GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEF and the quality slow cut RUSHING TO


  




 Ashford & Simpson
A Musical Affair
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £8 Sealed / saw cut

Yet another great lp of soul & soulful disco tunes I AIN'T ASKING FOR YOUR LOVE / LOVE DON'T MAKE IT RIGHT / GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEF and the quality slow cut RUSHING TO


  




 Ashford & Simpson
I Wanna Be Selfish
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £7 Nr. Mint

Their 2nd lp from 1974 inc. EVERYBODY'S GOT TO GIVE IT UP / I WANNA BE SELFISH / MAIN LINE / AIN'T THAT SOMETHIN' / DON'T FIGHT IT / TAKE ALL THE TIME YOU NEED


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Send It
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £10 Nr. Mint / saw cut

Inc. the awesome garage classic BOURGIE BOURGIE! As well as a version of TOP OF THE STAIRS which is a spin on the modern scene


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Stay Free
US WARNER BROS LP - £10 Sealed

Inc. the Loft classic STAY FREE!


  




 Ashford & Simpson
A Musical Affair
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £6 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / Gold promo stamp on back

Yet another great lp of soul & soulful disco tunes I AIN'T ASKING FOR YOUR LOVE / LOVE DON'T MAKE IT RIGHT / GET OUT YOUR HANDKERCHIEF and the quality slow cut RUSHING TO


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Stay Free
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £6 EX

Inc. the Loft classic STAY FREE!


  




 Ashford & Simpson
Send It
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £10 Nr. Mint

Inc. the awesome garage classic BOURGIE BOURGIE! As well as a version of TOP OF THE STAIRS which is a spin on the modern scene


  




 Aurra
A Little Love
US SALSOUL LP - £10 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

Classic early eighties feel good boogie soul sounds with so many classic cuts THINKING OF YOU / IN MY ARMS / CHECKING YOU OUT / MAKE UP YOUR MIND / Etc..


  




 Aurra
A Little Love
US SALSOUL LP - £8 VG+ in shrink / no cuts

Classic early eighties feel good boogie soul sounds with so many classic cuts THINKING OF YOU / IN MY ARMS / CHECKING YOU OUT / MAKE UP YOUR MIND / Etc..


  




 Aurra
Live And Let Live
US SALSOUL LP - £10 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!! / Small saw cut

Classic early eighties soul BABY LOVE / SUCH A FEELING / COMING TO GET YOU / POSITIVE / Etc..


  




 Barbara Lewis
It's Magic
US ATLANTIC (STEREO) LP - £28 Nr. Mint - real clean with cut out hole & small neat name written on back

Original Stereo issue with Blue & Green label from 1966 in more of a Jazz Vocal / Lounge style than her better known seventies stuff. Inc. HE'S SO BAD / DON'T FORGET ABOUT ME & cute covers of THE SHADOW OF YOUR SMILE / YESTERDAY


  




 Barbara Lewis
The Best Of Barbara Lewis
US ATLANTIC (STEREO) LP - £15 Nr. Mint in shrink with small cut

Inc. BABY I'M YOURS / I REMEMBER THE FEELING / MAKE ME BELONG TO YOU / and a cover of STAND BY ME


  




 Barbara Mason
If You Knew Him Like I Do
US NATIONAL GENERAL LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £35 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed - no cuts / small wear bottom left corner

Quality 6T's soul sound. YOUR OLD FLAME / OH ME OH MY / Etc... she was pretty popular at the time of release so her lp's are hard to find in clean condition


  




 Barbara Mason
Lady Love
US BUDDAH LP - £15 VG+ some soft clicks here & there

whole lp of tortured Soul slowies like ME AND MR.JONES except for the 10 minute moody take down of modern life called WORLD WAR THREE - music by the Philly legends Norman Harris, Bobby Eli, Ronnie Baker, Earl Young, Vince Montana, etc..


  




 Ben Bagby
Sailing
US HOCTOR LP - £20 sealed - no cuts

Inc. fun covers of STOMP & REMOTE CONTROL and fun little Jazz Instrumental FORGET HER


  




 Bernard Tarver / USC
You're A Very Special Part Of Me
USA PARALLEL/USC LP - £40 EX / WOC

American Football student shows his musical side with this home made lp. Best cuts are BIG JOHN / FANTASIZING AWAY / ONLY JUST A MATTER OF TIME


  




 Bettye Swann
Don't You Ever Get Tired Of Hurting Me
US CAPITOL (ST-270) LP - £120 Sealed with cut out hole / seal partly open on left & a tiny bit of wear top left corner

Top quality soul in lovely clean condition vinyl & sleeve Inc. DON'T YOU EVER GET TIRED (OF HURTING ME) / TRACES / TODAY I STARTED LOVING YOU AGAIN / CHAINED & BOUND


  




 Billy Butler & Infinity
Hung Up On You
US PRIDE LP Promo - £32 vg++ old price sticker / ring wear / split on top seam / corner ding

Hard lp from 1973. many good cuts which were not issued on 45's - in a deep and crossover vein Inc. STORM / WHATEVER'S FAIR / FREE YOURSELF / DIP DIP I'VE GOT MY HANDS FULL / WHEN YOUR BABY'S GONE / Etc..


  




 Billy Butler & Infinity
Hung Up On You
US PRIDE LP - £55 Sealed no cuts / promo sticker on back / slight corner crease

Hard lp from 1973. many good cuts which were not issued on 45's - in a deep and crossover vein Inc. STORM / WHATEVER'S FAIR / FREE YOURSELF / DIP DIP I'VE GOT MY HANDS FULL / WHEN YOUR BABY'S GONE / Etc..


  




 Billy Paul
Let' Em In
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £7 VG+ in shrink with some wear on corners

Classic lp from 1976 with commercial cover of The Beatles tune repurposed with samples from MLK & Malcolm X to give it a Black Power slant. Several other strong Disco-Soul Philly productions WE ALL GOT A MISSION / HOW GOOD IS YOUR GAME / I TRUST YOU and the more uptempo Disco tune LOVE WON'T COME EASY


  




 Billy Paul
Ebony Woman
US NEPTUNE LP - £15 Vinyl EX / small neat sticker on back

Best known as a balladeer for tunes like MRS ROBINSON & WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND but more interesting are his Jazzy dance floor versions of EVERYDAY PEOPLE & PSYCHEDELIC SALLY / WINDY / PROUD MARY Original version released in 1970


  




 Billy Paul
360 Degrees Of Billy Paul
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £6 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Includes his biggest hit the ballad ME & MRS. JONES which was obviously about an extramarital affair but was also rumoured to be about a certain drug dependency. On more of a dance tip are AM I BLACK ENOUGH FOR YOU as used by Schoolly D. BROWN BABY / YOUR SONG and the epic I'M JUST A PRISONER with insert lyric sheet


  




 Billy Paul
Ebony Woman
US NEPTUNE LP - £8 Strict VG / writing on cover and top center 2" seam split

Best known as a balladeer for tunes like MRS ROBINSON & WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND but more interesting are his Jazzy dance floor versions of EVERYDAY PEOPLE & PSYCHEDELIC SALLY / WINDY / PROUD MARY Original version released in 1970


  




 Billy Paul
Ebony Woman
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £7 VG+ / light sleeve wear

Best known as a balladeer for tunes like MRS ROBINSON & WINDMILLS OF YOUR MIND but more interesting are his Jazzy dance floor versions of EVERYDAY PEOPLE & PSYCHEDELIC SALLY / WINDY / PROUD MARY 2nd issue of this lp from when he moved over to Philly International.


  




 Black Ivory
Baby Won't You Change Your Mind
US TODAY LP - £20 Mint in shrink! - no cuts

Rare early release in a sweet soul style from BLACK IVORY aka LEROY BURGESS - LARRY PATTERSON - STUART BASCOMBE - best cuts for me are JUST LEAVE ME SOME & WISHFUL THINKING


  




 Blue Magic
Welcome Back
US EMI / CAPITOL LP - £7 EX in shrink with cut out hole top right

Early eighties lp continues on the classic Philadelphia Soul tip Inc. FEELING THE LOVE / STANDING ON THE EDGE OF A LOVE AFFAIR / ALL I REALLY NEED IS YOU and on a more uptempo & Disco tip is WELCOME BACK


  




 Blue Magic
Welcome Back
US EMI / CAPITOL LP - £9 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / no cuts

Early eighties lp continues on the classic Philadelphia Soul tip Inc. FEELING THE LOVE / STANDING ON THE EDGE OF A LOVE AFFAIR / ALL I REALLY NEED IS YOU and on a more uptempo & Disco tip is WELCOME BACK


  




 Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
US CLOUD LP - £30 EX / small saw cut

Inc. the blue eyed soul classic WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE as used by KOOL G RAP'S 'BLOWIN UP IN THE WORLD' + DOWN FOR THE THIRD TIME / SPECIAL TO ME / LOVE WON'T WAIT


  




 Bobby Caldwell
Cat In The Hat
US CLOUD LP - £13 VG+ / minimal sleeve wear

Inc. OPEN YOUR EYES with vocals and groove lifted by COMMON on 'The Light' + WRONG OR RIGHT / I DON'T WANT TO LOSE YOUR LOVE / Etc..


  




 Bobby Caldwell
Cat In The Hat
JAPAN CLOUD LP - £18 EX / with Obi

Inc. OPEN YOUR EYES with vocals and groove lifted by COMMON on 'The Light' + WRONG OR RIGHT / I DON'T WANT TO LOSE YOUR LOVE / Etc..


  




 Bobby Caldwell
Bobby Caldwell
UK CLOUDS LP - £30 VG++ / light sleeve wear

Inc. the blue eyed soul classic WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE as used by KOOL G RAP'S 'BLOWIN UP IN THE WORLD' + DOWN FOR THE THIRD TIME / SPECIAL TO ME / LOVE WON'T WAIT


  




 Bobby Story
The Storyteller
US PROUD LP - £120 Nr. Mint vinyl / sleeve has some light brown staining

Nice funky soul set from Texas with several good tracks like LET'S DO SOMETHING DIFFERENT / I GOT A SUSPICION / IF EVERY MAN HAD A WOMAN LIKE YOU / CHARITY BEGINS AT HOME


  




 Brenda & The Tabulations
Brenda & The Tabulations
US TOP AND BOTTOM LP - £50 Nr. Mint

Inc. a great version of CALIFORNIA SOUL


  




 Brenda & The Tabulations
Dry Your Eyes
US DIONN (Mono) LP - £20 VG+ in partial shrink - scratch on first 2 tunes on side 2

Dreamy Female vocal Soul from 1967 out of Philadelphia Inc. GOD ONLY KNOWS / WALK ON BY / JUST ONCE IN A LIFETIME / FOREVER / SUMMERTIME / WHERE DID OUR LOVE GO / HEY BOY / THE WASH / Etc..


  




 Brotherhood
Brotherhood
US MCA LP - £13 EX / cut corner top left

Nice mix of Funk & slow cuts but outstanding for me are the uptempo GIVEN MY LIFE & the Instrumental fusion type tune CHANGE OF PACE & SOUL POWER is also quality


  




 Buddy Miles
All The Faces
US COLUMBIA LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £18 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / small tear on sleeve / cut corner top right

Inc. the modern soul monster I'M JUST A KISS AWAY


  




 Buddy Miles
All The Faces
US COLUMBIA LP - £16 VG++ Cut corner bottom right

Inc. the modern soul monster I'M JUST A KISS AWAY


  




 Buddy Miles
All The Faces
US COLUMBIA LP - £20 Nr. Mint

Inc. the modern soul monster I'M JUST A KISS AWAY


  




 Caress
Caress
US PAP LP - £175 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Killer PATRICK ADAMS produced soul LP which is so tough to find!In a MAGNETIC TOUCH style Inc. BRAND NEW LOVE / I CAN'T LET YOU WALK AWAY / I JUST WANT TO SPEND MY LIFE WITH YOU


  




 Carla Thomas
Love Means...
US STAX LP - £20 Nr. Mint in shrink! no cuts with poster

Another great soul set from 1971 in slow & ballad mode - lots of good tunes YOU'VE GOT A CUSHION TO FALL ON / CHERISH / I WAKE UP WANTING YOU have that funky back beat. DIDN'T WE & WHAT IS LOVE are also sweet


  




 Carla Thomas
Carla Thomas
US STAX (Mono) LP - £12 G+ lots of light scratches but plays decent / seam split / wear

Blue label issue of another great soul/R&B set from 1966 Inc. B-A-B-Y / LET ME BE GOOD TO YOU / FATE / YOU DON'T HAVE TO SAY YOU LOVE ME / Etc..


  




 Carla Thomas
Love Means...
US STAX LP - £15 EX / no cuts with poster / name written on back cover

Another great soul set from 1971 in slow & ballad mode - lots of good tunes YOU'VE GOT A CUSHION TO FALL ON / CHERISH / I WAKE UP WANTING YOU have that funky back beat. DIDN'T WE & WHAT IS LOVE are also sweet


  




 Carlos Malcolm
Don't Walk Dance!
US ROULETTE LP - £18 VG+ small name written on cover

Instrumental lp from 1968 with a mix of influences from Island to Latin to Jazz. Inc. THE WHIP / EL ROOKIE / DON'T WALK! DANCE / GIMME WHAT YOU GOT / THE MATADOR / HEY TORO / Etc..


  




 Change
Miracles
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Nr. Mint unplayed but with a small warp not effecting play / gold promo stamp on cover

HEAVEN OF MY LIFE HOLD TIGHT / MIRACLES / PARADISE / Etc..


  




 Chapter 8
Chapter 8
US ARIOLA LP Promo - £20 Strong EX / light sleeve wear - gold promo stamp on sleeve

nice soul/disco LP from 79 featuring the vocals of ANITA BAKER - best cuts are READY FOR YOUR LOVE / WE NEED LOVE / LET'S GET TOGETHER / COME ON DANCE WITH ME / I JUST WANNA BE YOUR GIRL


  




 Chapter 8
Chapter 8
US ARIOLA LP - £28 Sealed with cut out hole top right

nice soul/disco LP from 79 featuring the vocals of ANITA BAKER - best cuts are READY FOR YOUR LOVE / WE NEED LOVE / LET'S GET TOGETHER / COME ON DANCE WITH ME / I JUST WANNA BE YOUR GIRL


  




 Chapter 8
Chapter 8
US ARIOLA LP Promo - £12 Strict VG / large writing on cover - gold promo stamp on sleeve

nice soul/disco LP from 79 featuring the vocals of ANITA BAKER - best cuts are READY FOR YOUR LOVE / WE NEED LOVE / LET'S GET TOGETHER / COME ON DANCE WITH ME / I JUST WANNA BE YOUR GIRL


  




 Charles Brimmer
Expression Of Soul
US CHELSEA LP Promo - £13 Mint / Unplayed - name written on cover / DJ sticker on back

Nice mid seventies Deep & Funky Soul sound Inc. JUST ANOTHER MORNING / WE'VE ONLY JUST BEGUN / LOVE ME IN YOUR OWN WAY / THE MUSIC IS FUNKY (IS IT ALRIGHT)


  




 Charles Wright
You're So Beautiful
US WARNER BROTHERS LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £25 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

Inc. WHAT CAN YOU BRING ME as used by BRAND NUBIANS on PUNKS JUMP UP + EXPRESS YOURSELF II


  




 Chris Williams
Disco King - Keep On Dancing
AUSTRALIA HAMMARD LP - £20 VG++ Tape on cover / Some small cover wear

late seventies disco funk - check the 14 min jam BORN TO GET DOWN & the freaky phlanged KEEP ON DANCING


  




 Chuck Cissel
Just For You
US ARISTA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £17 Mint in shrink!

what an lp Inc. the killer uplifting tune EMERGENCY + the awesome mid tempo DO YOU BELIEVE / FOREVER


  




 Chuck Cissel
Just For You
US ARISTA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £15 Nr. Mint / Cut corner

what an lp Inc. the killer uplifting tune EMERGENCY + the awesome mid tempo DO YOU BELIEVE / FOREVER


  




 Chuck Jackson
Encore
US WAND LP - £12 strict VG - writing on back cover

6t'S LP


  




 City Limits
Circles
US TSOP LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £7 vinyl is clean but has a big warp. Writing on the promo sticker

Inc. the epic Gospel flavoured Philly disco tunes CIRCLES & LOVE IS EVERYWHERE & the slightly off kilter Funky tune LUCY LANE. vinyl is clean but has a big warp. Plays fine but cueing for DJing might be tricky - luckily the best tunes are not the first on either side


  




 Clarence Reid
Dancin' With Nobody But You Babe
US ALSTON LP - £30 EX in shrink with saw cut & some wear on the top seam

Debut lp from 1969 Inc. the 'It's My Thing' sounding NOBODY BUT YOU BABE / TWENTY FIVE MILES / TEAR YOU A NEW HEART / PART TIME LOVER / SHOP AROUND / POLK SALAD ANNIE


  




 Coke Escovedo
Coke
US MERCURY LP - £16 VG++ in shrink!

Inc. MAKE IT SWEET with lead vocal from LINDA TILLERY


  




 Coke Escovedo
Coke
US MERCURY LP - £10 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Inc. MAKE IT SWEET with lead vocal from LINDA TILLERY


  




 Coldwater Stone
Defrost Me
US GSF LP - £40 WOC - back - small

Very rarely seen soul/funk/blues sound from 1973 from Freddy Briggs


 




 Cortez Greer
Live At Scarlet O'Hara's
US GARNER LP - £25 VG+

Local carolina singer doing mainly upbeat covers KOOL & THE GANG / HARD TO HANDLE / NATURAL MAN / Etc..


  




 Creme D'Cocoa
Funked Up
US VENTURE LP - £10 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / cut corner

1978 TONY CAMILLO produced lp with a mix of soul and funky tunes BRAND NEW DAY / BABY DON'T YOU KNOW / LEADING LADY / TOE JAM


  




 Danny Woods
Aries
US INVICTUS LP - £22 Mint / Unplayed / cut out hole top right / name written neatly on back

The usual quality HOLLAND - DOZIER - HOLLAND produced soul set with with Gospel overtones from 1972


  




 Danny Woods
Aries
US INVICTUS LP - £15 Strict VG / light ringwear / cut out top right

The usual quality HOLLAND - DOZIER - HOLLAND produced soul set with with Gospel overtones from 1972


  




 Darrell Banks
Here To Stay
JAPAN VICTOR / STAX LP - £25 Nr. Mint / minimal sleeve wear / writing on back / with insert

Such a quality lp from 1969 with Crossover & Sweet & Deep tunes. BEAUTIFUL FEELING / I COULD NEVER HATE HER / NEVER ALONE / MY LOVE IS RESERVED / JUST BECAUSE YOUR LOVE IS GONE / FORGIVE ME / ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE & a little more Funky are NO-ONE BLINDER (THAN A MAN WHO WON'T SEE) / DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO / WE'LL GET OVER This is a Japanese reissue from 1978


  




 Darrell Banks
Here To Stay
JAPAN VOLT LP Promo - £25 Nr. Mint / some brown spotting on sleeve / with insert sheet

Such a quality lp from 1969 with Crossover & Sweet & Deep tunes. BEAUTIFUL FEELING / I COULD NEVER HATE HER / NEVER ALONE / MY LOVE IS RESERVED / JUST BECAUSE YOUR LOVE IS GONE / FORGIVE ME / ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE & a little more Funky are NO-ONE BLINDER (THAN A MAN WHO WON'T SEE) / DON'T KNOW WHAT TO DO / WE'LL GET OVER This is a Japanese reissue from 1978


  




 Darrell Banks
Darrell Banks Is Here!
JAPAN ATCO ( Soul Masterpiece Collec LP - £50 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!! with Obi strip & insert

Super Soul lp from 1967 with so many great tunes. Dancers like OPEN THE DOOR TO YOUR HEART / ANGEL BABY / SOMEBODY (SOMEWHERE NEEDS YOU) / OUR LOVE IS IN THE POCKET to the Funky I'VE GOT THAT FEELIN' / BABY WAT'CHA GOT FOR ME and quality mid & downtempo cuts like LOOK INTO THE EYES OF A FOOL / I'M GONNA HANG MY HEAD AND CRY / HERE COME THE TEARS... This is a Japanese reissue from 1981


  




 David Ruffin
Feelin' Good
US MOTOWN LP - £15 VG++ with sleeve damp damage & a mark on label

Debut lp with so many Feel Good Motown Style Soul tunes FEELING ALRIGHT / ONE MORE HURT / I DON'T KNOW WHY I LOVE YOU / WHAT YOU GAVE ME / LOVING YOU IS HURTING ME / PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART / Etc..


  




 David Ruffin
At His Best
US MOTOWN LP - £10 Nr. Mint with saw cut

Greatest hits lp & in a Disco style we have EVERYTHING'S COMING UP LOVE & WALK AWAY FROM LOVE which didn't come out on any lp at the time of release. Other classics are AIN'T TOO PROUD TO BEG / YOU'RE MY PEACE OF MIND / MY GIRL / JUST LET ME HOLD YOU FOR A NIGHT / Etc..


  




 Davis Import
Hot-Hot-Hot
US AVI LP Promo with Picture sleeve - £30 Nr. Mint

Another of those AVI 4 cut (is it an lp is it an ep?). HOW MY LOVE GOES is a nice male vocal disco tune mixed by RICK GIANTOS & SHADOW FATE is a dope funky mid tempo soulful groover & I'M GLAD YOUR MINE is also good mid tempo funky disco


  




 Davis Import
Hot-Hot-Hot
US AVI LP Promo with Picture sleeve - £28 Nr. Mint / sleeve has some browning on the cover, mostly on the back

Another of those AVI 4 cut (is it an lp is it an ep?). HOW MY LOVE GOES is a nice male vocal disco tune mixed by RICK GIANTOS & SHADOW FATE is a dope funky mid tempo soulful groover & I'M GLAD YOUR MINE is also good mid tempo funky disco


  




 Dayton
Cutie Pie
US LIBERTY LP - £15 Nr. Mint in shrink with cut out

Another fine LP from one of the best early 80's soul groups


  




 Dee Dee Bridgewater
Just Family
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £7 VG++ sleeve damp damage

Inc. SWEET RAIN / NIGHT MOVES / Etc..


  




 Dee Dee Sharp
Do The Bird
US CAMEO LP - £20

Original Mono - lovely copy - probably unplayed - has DJ Copy stamp on one side of label. Sleeve - all seams intact has DJ Copy stamped & small writing on the back


 




 Demon Fuzz
Roots And Offshoots
US PACO LP - £275 VG / signed & some staining on back / general sleeve wear

Extremely rare Second lp on Private press US label. Much more Roots & Island Funk & Reggae flavours to this lp. VG has a nasty scratch on sax solo tune - IE the least important tune on the lp. Check the extended clip


  




 Denise La Salle
I'm So Hot
US MCA LP - £10 WOL / WOC - vinyl Near Mint!

Inc. the killer funky disco tune I'M SO HOT from which the groove was lifted for the old school rap tune Super Wolf Can Do It. Also has Sadar's favourite intro MAY THE FUNK BE WITH YOU


  




 Dexter Wansel
What The World Is Coming To
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Strong EX / some ring wear which this sleeve usually suffers

Quality mixed set from this keyboardist & songwriter. Inc. a couple of great uplifting disco tunes DANCE WITH ME TONIGHT & DISCO LIGHTS plus 2 sweet jazzy keys led Instrumentals ODE INFINITUM & FIRST LIGHT OF THE MORNING


  




 Eddy Senay
Step By Step
US SUSSEX LP - £20 VG++ / light sleeve wear / sticker

Solo guitar served over slabs of funk on SARKO EAST / PHASE I / SAFARI / & CAMEO as sampled by Pete Rock & Souls of Mischeif


  




 Eddy Senay
Step By Step
US SUSSEX LP Promo - £25 Nr. Mint / small cut out hole / light sleeve wear

Solo guitar served over slabs of funk on SARKO EAST / PHASE I / SAFARI / & CAMEO as sampled by Pete Rock & Souls of Mischeif


  




 Edwin Birdsong
Edwin Birdsong
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £18 VG+ / writing on sleeve

Great leftfield funky disco with crazy keys COLA BOTTLE BABY (as sampled by DAFT PUNK) / PHISS-PHISS / KUNTA DANCE / GOLDMINE / Etc.. vinyl Nr. Mint - has a weird mark on track 1 side 2 which clicks a few times on the intro of LOLLIPOP


  




 El Klan
Love Is A Swedish Thing
SWEDEN INTERDISC LP - £30 EX vinyl / 2 stickers on cover

1968 South American group do funky cover of COLD SWEAT & was only released in Sweden


  




 Elaine Brown
Elaine Brown
US BLACK FORUM LP Promo - £30

Collectable Motown related rarity in lovely Nr. Mint condition Inc. the downtempo funk with drum and beat intro tune CHILD IN THE WORLD


  




 Eleventh Hour
Hollywood Hot
US 20th CENTURY LP Gatefold - £8 Strong EX / cut corner bottom right

Basic disco funk sound from 1975 produced by BOB CREWE with stand out cuts HOLLYWOOD HOT & BUMPER TO BUMPER & a male vox version of LADY MARMALADE with insert


  




 Eleventh Hour
Hollywood Hot
US 20th CENTURY LP Gatefold - £10 Mint / Unplayed / no cuts

Basic disco funk sound from 1975 produced by BOB CREWE with stand out cuts HOLLYWOOD HOT & BUMPER TO BUMPER & a male vox version of LADY MARMALADE


  




 Etta James
Come A Little Closer
US CHESS LP - £10 strict VG / writing on cover / cut corner top right

OUT ON THE STREET AGAIN is a nice alternative version of ALL THE WAY DOWN


  




 Etta James
Sings Funk
US CADET LP - £30 Strict VG / light sleeve wear - pin hole through sleeve and label / sticker on cover

ETTA sings funk and r&b Inc. SWEET MEMORIES / TIGHTEN UP / SOUND OF LOVE / QUICK REACTION / Etc...


  




 Etta James
Etta James
US CHESS LP - £30 Sealed no cuts

ALL THE WAY DOWN is baad baseline eerie strings and ghetto style vocals - as sampled by BOBBY KONDERS & featured on the IDJUT BOYS 'press play' mix


  




 Etta James
Etta James
US CHESS LP - £12 Strict VG / sleeve wear / tear - actually plays decent

ALL THE WAY DOWN is baad baseline eerie strings and ghetto style vocals - as sampled by BOBBY KONDERS and featured on IDJUT BOYS 'Press Play' mix CD.


  




 Etta James
Changes
HOLLAND MCA LP - £15 VG++ / small writing on back cover / price tag on sleeve & label

Yet another great Funky lp from Etta with several strong tunes NIGHT PEOPLE / WHO'S GETTING YOUR LOVE / MEAN MOTHER / DONKEY / NIGHT BY NIGHT / IT TAKES LOVE TO KEEP LOVE and on more of a slow Soul tip is DON'T STOP


  




 Flashlight
Flashlight
US PHILLYGROOVE LP Promo - £10 WOC - back / vinyl Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear

Great philly / modern soul sound BEGGINERS LUCK / THANK YOU BABY / / WHO AM I / Etc..


  




 Flashlight
Flashlight
US PHILLYGROOVE LP - £12

Great philly / modern soul sound BEGGINERS LUCK / THANK YOU BABY / / WHO AM I / Etc..


  




 Frank Hooker And Positive People
Frank Hooker And Positive People
US PANORAMA LP - £10 Strong EX in shrink with tiny saw cut

1981 soul / boogie lp Inc. DEVOTION / THIS FEELIN' / Etc..


  




 Frank Hooker And Positive People
Frank Hooker And Positive People
US PANORAMA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £15 Sealed with small saw cut / old price sticker

1981 soul / boogie lp Inc. DEVOTION / THIS FEELIN' / Etc..


  




 Freda Payne
Contact
US INVICTUS LP Gatefold - £18 Mint / Unplayed with fold out sleeve also in nice condition

Musically quite light & feel good in a similar vein to Honey Cone & the Jackson 5 with quite a few uptempo tunes Inc. CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU / I SHALL NOT BE MOVED / SUDDENLY IT'S YESTERDAY / HE'S IN MY LIFE / YOU'VE GOT TO LOVE SOMEBODY / Etc..


  




 Freda Payne
Contact
US INVICTUS LP Gatefold - £12 vg+ with light wear to the fold out sleeve

Musically quite light & feel good in a similar vein to Honey Cone & the Jackson 5 with quite a few uptempo tunes Inc. CHERISH WHAT IS DEAR TO YOU / I SHALL NOT BE MOVED / SUDDENLY IT'S YESTERDAY / HE'S IN MY LIFE / YOU'VE GOT TO LOVE SOMEBODY / Etc..


  




 Freda Payne
Out Of Payne Comes Love
US ABC DUNHILL LP Promo - £9 Nr. Mint / Cut corner top right

Another quality set from 1975 - standouts for me are cover of Evie Sands YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME / I HEAR RUMOURS / LOST IN LOVE


  




 Freda Payne
Out Of Payne Comes Love
US ABC DUNHILL LP - £8 Strong EX / light sleeve wear

Another quality set from 1975 - standouts for me are cover of Evie Sands YOU BROUGHT THE WOMAN OUT OF ME / I HEAR RUMOURS / LOST IN LOVE


  




 Freda Payne
Reaching Out
US INVICTUS LP - £10 VG scratch across last 2 tunes on side 1 / writing on back

Quality soul lp with a funky feel from 1973 produced by Holland Dozier Holland Inc. TWO WRONGS DON'T MAKE A RIGHT / MOTHER MISERY'S FAVOURITE CHILD / Etc..


  




 Freda Payne
Payne & Pleasure
US ABC DUNHILL LP - £8 EX vinyl & sleeve nice apart from small writing

Another quality soul set with loads of great tunes in the crossover style from 1974. Inc. IT'S YOURS TO HAVE / RUN FOR YOUR LIFE / SHADOWS IN THE WALL / I WON'T LAST A DAY / Etc.. produced by McKINLEY JACKSON


  




 Freda Payne
Supernatural High
US CAPITOL LP - £10 VG+ with cut out hole top right corner

The outstanding cut is the mid tempo soul monster TELL ME PLEASE but there is more value in the soulful disco sounds of PULLIN' BACK / STORYBOOK ROMANCE & LIVING FOR THE BEAT


  




 Freda Payne
Hot
US CAPITOL LP - £12 Nr. Mint / Cut out hole top right corner

Inc. the killer 2 step soul cut CAN'T WAIT as well as some average Disco tunes GOTTA KEEP DANCIN' / THE LONGEST NIGHT


  




 Freedom
Free
US MALACO LP - £12 VG++

Funk - soul sound from 1980.Inc. FUNNY WAY / THE AFTER PARTY / COME ON AND DANCE / Etc...


  




 Freedom
Free
US MALACO LP - £18 NM with WOL cut bottom right

Funk - soul sound from 1980.Inc. FUNNY WAY / THE AFTER PARTY / COME ON AND DANCE / Etc...


  




 Garland Green
Love Is What We Came Here For
US RCA LP - £23 VG++ light marks / plays fine - some light ring wear

His 77 LP produced by LEON HAYWOOD Inc. the classics I'VE QUIT RUNNING THE STREETS / LET ME BE YOUR PACIFIER as well as SHAKE YOUR SHAKER / LET'S CELEBRATE / MODDY WOMAN / Etc..


  




 Gary Byrd
Presenting The Gary Byrd Experience
US RCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £18 EX

A young DJ Gary Byrd does his bit for Black pride and power on HOW LONG MY PEOPLE / TO YOU BEAUTIFUL BLACK SISTER / IF MY PEOPLE ONLY KNEW + his powerful song for Malcolm X - SHINING BLACK PRINCE as sampled by Madlib!


  




 General Caine II
Get Down Attack
US GROOVE TIME LP - £12 VG+ / Sleeve wear / tiny dot of marker pen on label

1981 West Coast lp from Mitch McDowell with some influence from P-Funk. Inc. solid Funk cuts like SHAKE / GET DOWN ATTACK / JUNGLE MUSIC / SNAKE AND WORM as well as the Instumental wig out cut L.R.J. POP


  




 George Benson
Erotic Moods
US PAUL WINLEY LP - £10 VG sleeve wear seam split top center

Includes the classic funky workout with beat intro of SMOKIN CHEEBA-CHEEBA


  




 George Kerr
If This World Were Mine
US ALL PLATINUM LP - £12 VG+ / sleeve worn & seam split

Inc. the Gloria Ann Taylor winner LOVE IS HURTING THING and some other strong ballads like the Marvin Gaye tune IF THIS WORLD WERE MINE


  




 Gloria Gaynor
I Am Gloria Gaynor
US SILVER BLUE LP - £8

Probably her most sought after lp because of a couple of quality boogie soul cuts ONLY IN A LOVE SONG / I'VE BEEN WATCHING YOU


  




 Gwen McCrae
Gwen McCrae
US ATLANTIC LP - £16 Mint Unplayed!

Classic Inc. the funky downtempo tunes FUNKY SENSATION / POYSON / FEEL SO GOOD but some of the slow cuts are really great - in particular the NITRO DELUXE - 'Let's Get Brutal' string sample on DO YOU WANNA BE MINE


  




 Gwen McCrae
Gwen McCrae
US ATLANTIC LP - £14 EX / Gold Promo stamp on sleeve

Classic Inc. the funky downtempo tunes FUNKY SENSATION / POYSON / FEEL SO GOOD but some of the slow cuts are really great - in particular the NITRO DELUXE - 'Let's Get Brutal' string sample on DO YOU WANNA BE MINE


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Insides Out
US DAKAR LP - £12 Nr. Mint / sleeve nice

BOHANNON gets into some pre-disco funky sounds on FOOT-STOMPIN MUSIC / EAST COAST GROOVE / /DISCO STOMP / HAPPY FEELING / Etc...


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Phase II
UK MERCURY LP - £5 Strict VG

Another classic lp with a big orchestral funky disco sound on ANDREA / WHAT IS A DREAM & MOVING FAST which actually moves real slow UK copy with different sleeve


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Insides Out
US DAKAR LP - £10 Strong EX with minimal sleeve wear

BOHANNON gets into some pre-disco funky sounds on FOOT-STOMPIN MUSIC / EAST COAST GROOVE / /DISCO STOMP / HAPPY FEELING / Etc...


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Gittin' Off
US DAKAR LP - £9 vg+ light sleeve wear

The usual funky guitar led disco grooves from Mr. Bohannon on FEEL GOOD AT MIDNIGHT / LET'S ROCK THE BAND but the stand out cut is the follow up version to his hit from the previous lp SOUTH AFRICA 76!


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Insides Out
US DAKAR LP - £13 Near Mint - looks unplayed in shrink!!

BOHANNON gets into some pre-disco funky sounds on FOOT-STOMPIN MUSIC / EAST COAST GROOVE / /DISCO STOMP / HAPPY FEELING / Etc...


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
One Step Ahead
US PHASE II LP - £8 Strict VG / some ring wear on back of sleeve

Best cut is the slowish left of centre groove DO WHAT CHA WANNA DO + DANCE DANCE DANCE ALL NIGHT / THROW DOWN THE GROOVE Part 1 & 2


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Insides Out
US DAKAR LP - £7 VG+ small neat writing on back / light mark on vinyl but does not effect play

BOHANNON gets into some pre-disco funky sounds on FOOT-STOMPIN MUSIC / EAST COAST GROOVE / /DISCO STOMP / HAPPY FEELING / Etc...


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
South African Man
UK BRUNSWICK LP - £12 Nr. Mint vinyl & laminated sleeve

UK issue of the KEEP ON DANCIN' lp in a nice laminate sleeve with the usual selection of funky disco grooves with the stand out cut being the classic SOUTH AFRICAN MAN + KEEP ON DANCING which is like LET'S START THE DANCE in slow motion


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Insides Out
US DAKAR LP - £7 VG+ light sleeve wear

BOHANNON gets into some pre-disco funky sounds on FOOT-STOMPIN MUSIC / EAST COAST GROOVE / /DISCO STOMP / HAPPY FEELING / Etc...


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Bohannon
US DAKAR LP - £10 EX / minimal sleeve wear / writing on back

Slower funkier disco from that formative year 1975 BOHANNON'S BEAT / WALK


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Dance Your Ass Off
US BRUNSWICK LP - £13 EX / light ringwear on sleeve as this lp always seem to have

The usual Bohannon style funky disco grooves from 76' - highlights are ZULU / THE GROOVE I FEEL / BOHANNON'S GROOVE


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Keep On Dancin'
US DAKAR LP - £8 Strict VG / small bend bottom right of sleeve - some marks but plays perfect on the important tunes

The usual selection of funky disco grooves with the stand out cut being the classic SOUTH AFRICAN MAN + KEEP ON DANCING which is like LET'S START THE DANCE in slow motion


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Stop & Go
US DAKAR LP - £20 Strict G+ sleeve wear / small cut - check the clip

Tough LP with so many good tunes/breaks SAVE THEIR SOULS / SINGING A SONG FOR MY MOTHER / HAPPINESS / Etc...


  




 Hamilton Bohannon
Gittin' Off
US DAKAR LP - £12 EX in shrink

The usual funky guitar led disco grooves from Mr. Bohannon on FEEL GOOD AT MIDNIGHT / LET'S ROCK THE BAND but the stand out cut is the follow up version to his hit from the previous lp SOUTH AFRICA 76!


  




 Harold Wheeler
Disco Jazz
US HOCTOR LP - £25 Sealed

Great Funky stuff from Harold Wheeler Inc. SEARCHING FOR LOVE which is a great version of Tighten Up / RUN TO ME / WRAP IT UP / GIVE ME YOUR HEART / LOVE IN MY HEART / TAKE THIS HEART


  




 Heaven & Earth
Heaven & Earth
US MERCURY LP - £10 Strict VG / sticker on cover / cut on back cover

Great soul lp Inc. NO LIMIT / LET'S WORK IT OUT / DISTANT MELODY


  




 Heaven & Earth
Heaven & Earth
US MERCURY LP - £22 Nr. Mint!

Great soul lp Inc. NO LIMIT / LET'S WORK IT OUT / DISTANT MELODY


  




 Heaven & Earth
Heaven & Earth
US MERCURY LP - £12 Strict VG in shrink / small sleeve wear on open edge / cut corner bottom left

Great soul lp Inc. NO LIMIT / LET'S WORK IT OUT / DISTANT MELODY


  




 Heaven & Earth
Heaven & Earth
US MERCURY LP - £18 EX in shrink / small sleeve wear on open edge

Great soul lp Inc. NO LIMIT / LET'S WORK IT OUT / DISTANT MELODY


  




 Heaven 'N' Hell Orchestra / Gloria Gaynor / Etc..
Nocturna - OST
US MCA 2xLP Gatefold - £6 Strict VG / looks kinda rough but plays great on WHATCHA / Gold Promo Stamp

Inc. the killer modern soul / disco anthem WHATCHA GONNA DO - there is no 12" but this is as good as because it just has this cut across 1 side.


  




 Hidden Strength
Hidden Strength
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £13 EX Small sticker mark on cover

1975 funk set Inc. WHY DOES IT FEEL SO GOOD TO ME / IT DIDN'T HAVE TO BE THIS WAY / ALL WE NEED IS TIME / HUSTLE ON UP / Etc..


  




 High Voltage
High Voltage
US COLUMBIA LP - £30 Vinyl strong EX / Cover has water damage / bottom seam split

Hella funky big band sound from 1971 with vocals from Lalomie Washburn & Maxayn. So many good tunes - not really a bad cut on here. Of note is the Instrumental funky jazz tune ROLLER & the slow cut CRAZY and there is a version of CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE & great Funky Soul on COUNTRY ROAD as well as several more funky female vocal tunes


  




 High Voltage
High Voltage
US COLUMBIA LP - £22 Large writting on cover / cover / ring wear / promo sticker on back / top seam spl

Hella funky big band sound from 1971 with vocals from Lalomie Washburn & Maxayn. So many good tunes - not really a bad cut on here. Of note is the Instrumental funky jazz tune ROLLER & the slow cut CRAZY and there is a version of CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE & great Funky Soul on COUNTRY ROAD as well as several more funky female vocal tunes


  




 Hot Bush
Hot Bush
US APA LP Promo - £25 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed with small cut out

Hard to find soul funk lp with the best cut being a two step style tune TELL ME THAT YOU WILL


  




 Hot Bush
Hot Bush
US APA LP Promo - £18 Nr. Mint / Cut corner / writing & name stamp on sleeve & label

Hard to find soul funk lp with the best cut being a two step style tune TELL ME THAT YOU WILL


  




 Impact
Impact
US WMOT LP - £10 Mint / Unplayed

Great Philly quartet vocal group produced by BOBBY ELI - so many good cuts to choose from FRIENDS / TABOO / HAPPY MAN / LOVE ATTACK / WINNING COMBINATION / IT ONLY HAPPENS IN THE MOVIES


  




 Impact
Impact
US WMOT/ATCO LP - £12 Sealed

Great Philly quartet vocal group produced by BOBBY ELI - so many good cuts to choose from FRIENDS / TABOO / HAPPY MAN / LOVE ATTACK / WINNING COMBINATION / IT ONLY HAPPENS IN THE MOVIES


  




 Impact
Impact
US WMOT LP - £8 WOL - back - neat

Great Philly quartet vocal group produced by BOBBY ELI - so many good cuts to choose from FRIENDS / TABOO / HAPPY MAN / LOVE ATTACK / WINNING COMBINATION / IT ONLY HAPPENS IN THE MOVIES


  




 Irma Thomas
In Between Tears
US FUNGUS LP - £35 Sealed No Cut Out

1973 lp from this R&B legend & it is a big boss funky soul sound on tunes like IN BETWEEN TEARS / YOU'RE THE DOG / WISH SOMEONE WOULD CARE & more of a classic soul crossover sound on TURN MY WORLD AROUND / THESE FOUR WALLS / SHALL NEVER BE YOUR WIFE


 




 Irma Thomas
Take A Look
US IMPERIAL (Stereo) LP Promo - £150 Nr. Mint - has Audition Copy stamp on back cover

1965 early Soul / R&B set in lovely Nr. Mint condition. Stand out tunes are TEASING BUT NOT PLEASING / SOME THINGS YOU NEVER GET USED TO / WHAT ARE YOU TRYING TO DO as well as ANYONE WHO KNOWS WHAT LOVE IS (WILL UNDERSTAND) as made famous recently by featuring in various episodes of Black Mirror


  




 Irma Thomas
Soul Queen Of New Orleans
US MAISON DE SOUL LP - £25 Nr. Mint vinyl / light cover wear / sticker removal mark / corner cut out

This 1977 lp looks pretty home made / private press out of NOLA. She gets real sassy on HITTIN' ON NOTHIN' & WISH SOMEONE WOULD CARE Looks Nr. Mint but plays with a few clicks. Must be the pressing because it looks great


  




 Isaac Redd Holt Unlimited
Isaac Isaac Isaac
US PAULA RECORDS LP - £35 Mint in shrink with cut out hole

1974 funky excursion from the no longer so young Holt. Inc. some great laidback dreamy funky tunes FLO / SLOW FUNK / LISTEN TO THE DRUMS and some great interlude cuts with spoken word over spacey keys


  




 J. J. Rose Quartet
Arrival - Live At the red Fox Inn
US SPONTANEOUS LP - £30 VG++ / light sleeve wear

Obscure private press white group with a couple of Funky Instrumental cover versions BAGS GROOVE & Cannonball Adderley's MERCY MERCY MERCY


  




 Jackie Wilson
Whispers
US BRUNSWICK (Mono) LP - £50 Mint vinyl - WOC - back - neat

Original mono issue. So many class tunes WHISPERS (GETTIN' LOUDER) / I DON'T WANT TO LOSE YOU / MY HEART IS CALLING / SWEET LOVING / JUST BE SINCERE / ONLY YOUR LOVE CAN SAVE ME / TO MAKE A BIG MAN CRY / I'VE GOT TO TALK TO YOU


  




 Jackson 5
Moving Violation
US MOTOWN LP - £15 Nr. Mint

Inc. the soulful/disco classic FOREVER CAME TODAY


  




 Jean Terrell
I Had To Fall In Love
US A&M LP - £12 VG+ / sticker & small writing on sleeve

Two nice cover versions of great soul tunes HOW CAN YOU (LIVE WITHOUT LOVE) & RISING COST OF LOVE


  




 Jean Terrell
I Had To Fall In Love
US A&M LP - £13 VG+ / small neat writing on front cover

Two nice cover versions of great soul tunes HOW CAN YOU (LIVE WITHOUT LOVE) & RISING COST OF LOVE


  




 Jeffree
Jeffree
US MCA LP - £12 WOL Cover damage / tape on cover

Inc. the classic two stepper MR.FIX IT + LOVE'S GONNA LAST / ONE LAST CHANCE


  




 Jimmie & Vella
Heartbeat
US IMPERIAL LP Gatefold - £30 Strong EX / light sleeve wear

Great late 6t's soul set from Jimmie & Vella Cameron Inc. YES OR NO which is getting spins + the hip hop sample HEY BOY OVER THERE & WELL is also worth a look


  




 Jimmie & Vella
Heartbeat
US IMPERIAL LP Gatefold - £22 VG+ / small tear top right from removed sticker

Great late 6t's soul set from Jimmie & Vella Cameron Inc. YES OR NO which is getting spins + the hip hop sample HEY BOY OVER THERE & WELL is also worth a look


  




 Jimmie & Vella Cameron
Song Painters
US UNLIMITED GOLD LP - £22 EX / Gold Promo stamp on back / small wear bottom left corner

Classic BARRY WHITE production with the huge tune BE FAIR TO ME


  




 Jimmy Bee
Jimmy Bee Live
US ALA LP Gatefold - £15 Strong EX / light sleeve wear / small cut out hole top left

California Bay Area singer gets Funky on 3 cuts FIND YOURSELF / TALKING ABOUT LOVE / THE OUTSIDE MAN


  




 Jimmy Castor
The Return Of Leroy
US DREAM LP - £12 Sealed with tiny cut

1983 lp from Salsoul with some Remixes from Larry Levan Including the remake of IT'S JUST BEGUN & the percussion heavy THE RETURN OF LEROY & the Boogie-Funk sound of (TELLIN') ON THE DEVIL


  




 Jimmy Castor Bunch
Butt Of Course
UK ATLANTIC LP - £6 VG+

Inc. the funky monster POTENTIAL which was remade by Mr. Magic on the Old School Rap tune POTENTIAL 1980. Also Funky are E MAN BOOGIE & BERTHA BUTT BOOGIE


  




 Jimmy Castor Bunch
Supersound
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £9 VG+ in partial shrink / saw cut

Another leftfield Funk classic Inc. SUPERSOUND / KING KONG / A GROOVE WILL MAKE YOU MOVE / Etc..


  




 Jimmy Castor Bunch
Supersound
US ATLANTIC LP - £9 VG+ no cuts

Another leftfield Funk classic Inc. SUPERSOUND / KING KONG / A GROOVE WILL MAKE YOU MOVE / Etc..


  




 Jimmy Castor Bunch
It's Just Begun
US RCA LP - £13 Nr. Mint with small saw cut

Classic breakbeat funk as sampled by many artists from ULTRAMAGNETIC'S to ERIC B!


  




 Jimmy James & The Vagabonds
The New Religion
UK MARBLE ARCH LP 2nd Issue - £10 VG+ / light sleeve wear

Jamaican Soul singer based in London had some success in the sixties & seventies A side is more uptempo Inc. HONEST I DO / THIS HEART OF MINE / DO IT RIGHT but probably better are the slower cuts on B side like PEOPLE GET READY / THE ENTERTAINER / AIN'T NO BIG THING / AMEN / Etc.. Second press from 1970 / Laminated sleeve


  




 Joanna Gardner
Joanna Gardner
US PHILLY WORLD LP - £8

Inc. the London soul classic PICK UP THE PIECES!


  




 Joe Tex
Bumps & Bruises
US EPIC LP - £10 EX with some light ring wear

1976 lp & Joe brings a touch of Disco & humour to the Funk on AIN'T GONNA BUMP NO MORE & JUMP BAD. Slow funky tunes HUNGRY FOR YOUR LOVE / I ALMOST GOT TO HEAVEN ONCE. Then there is the controversial BE COOL (WILLIE BE DANCING WITH A SISSY) - dare you to play that out in these modern times. Famous sampled into All these tunes have been sampled in Hip Hop


  




 Joe Tex
Live And Lively
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £22 Nr. Mint vinyl - DJ stamp on back cover

Great funky R&B set with tight drums & funky backing GET OUT MY LIFE WOMAN / PAPA WAS TOO / SKINNY LEGS AND ALL / YOU'RE GONNA THANK ME WOMAN / WOODEN SPOON / Etc.. Tough to find clean like this


  




 Joe Tremaine
Jazz '80
US HOCTOR LP - £20 sealed - no cuts

Inc. fun cheeky disco cover versions of RELIGHT MY FIRE & I HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE


  




 John Byrd
Your Thing And My Thing
US 20th CENTURY LP - £7 VG+ Small cut corner / ring wear

Soul set with a lot of slower cuts. Gets a bit more lively on I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU GIRL / DIBBLIN' & DABBLIN / I'VE GOT WHAT YOU NEED / ALL I DO / FIND YOURSELF SOMEBODY ELSE


  




 John Byrd
Your Thing And My Thing
US 20th CENTURY LP - £10 Nr. Mint with small neat writing on back cover

Soul set with a lot of slower cuts. Gets a bit more lively on I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU GIRL / DIBBLIN' & DABBLIN / I'VE GOT WHAT YOU NEED / ALL I DO / FIND YOURSELF SOMEBODY ELSE


  




 John Byrd
Your Thing And My Thing
US 20th CENTURY LP - £13 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

Soul set with a lot of slower cuts. Gets a bit more lively on I CAN'T STOP LOVING YOU GIRL / DIBBLIN' & DABBLIN / I'VE GOT WHAT YOU NEED / ALL I DO / FIND YOURSELF SOMEBODY ELSE


  




 John Gary Williams
John Gary Williams
US STAX LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £32 Nr. Mint with cut out / with Truth sleeve sticker

Inc. the wonderful modern soul masterpiece THE WHOLE DAMN WORLD IS GOING CRAZY


  




 John Gary Williams
John Gary Williams
US STAX LP - £25 VG+ cut out top right 3 inch seam split

Inc. the wonderful modern soul masterpiece THE WHOLE DAMN WORLD IS GOING CRAZY


  




 Johnnie Taylor
Eargasm
US COLUMBIA LP - £12 vinyl Nr. Mint - WOC - back - neat

1976 lp & Johnnie has got on the disco tip a little - DISCO LADY is quality mid tempo disco which was big in the US & of course there is the UK modern soul anthem YOUR THE BEST IN THE WORLD


  




 Johnnie Taylor
Just Ain't Good Enough
US BEVERLY GLEM MUSIC LP - £12 WOC - front - small / WOL

Title cut is a class mid tempo soul tune & of course there is the huge SHAPESHIFTERS sample WHAT ABOUT MY LOVE + a couple of decent slow cuts


  




 JPQ Quintessence
JPQ Quintessence
US JAM-A-DITTY LP - £100 EX / seems to be signed by the lead vocalist

Independent early eighties soul/funk/jazz LP which uses mostly backing vocals & relies on a strong groove.Includes the funky tunes E-JAM SAMMICH / DON'T COP NO ATTITUDE / TAKE IT TO THE BANK & a great slow and low funky horn led tune BABY THAT'S THE WAY I FEEL. Comes with paper insert credits sheet.


  




 Juggy Murray Jones
Rhythm & Blues
US JUPITER LP - £10 EX

Solid set of mid seventies disco-funk sound Inc. PEOPLE OF THE WORLD / DANCE GROOVE / JUST A LITTLE BIT / Etc..


  




 Junior Wells
You're Tuff Enough
US BLUE ROCK LP - £28 VG++ / tiny cut out hole

High energy singer gets Funky on some high tempo R&B & Funk tunes with a Tuff back beat. Inc. YOU'RE TUFF ENOUGH / IT'S ALL SOUL / GONNA CRAMP YOUR STYLE / UP IN HEAH / YOU OUGHT TO QUIT THAT / JUNIOR'S GROOVE / Etc..


  




 Junior Wells
You're Tuff Enough
US BLUE ROCK LP - £25 VG+ / stamp on sleeve

High energy singer gets Funky on some high tempo R&B & Funk tunes with a Tuff back beat. Inc. YOU'RE TUFF ENOUGH / IT'S ALL SOUL / GONNA CRAMP YOUR STYLE / UP IN HEAH / YOU OUGHT TO QUIT THAT / JUNIOR'S GROOVE / Etc..


  




 Junior Wells
It's My Life Baby
US VANGUARD (Stereo Gold label) LP - £40 Nr. Mint / sticker on back

Heavy R&B & Blues lp from 1966 in stunning condition Inc. SHAKE IT BABY / CHECKING ON MY BABY / STOMACH ACHE / Etc..


  




 Kay Gee's
Find A Friend
US GANG LP Promo - £7 Nr. Mint - some basic sleeve wear / aging

Inc. S. T. P. - super funky disco tune with african thumb harp as Re-edited back in the day. Lots more decent Disco-Funk stylye tunes


  




 Kim Tolliver
Come And Get Me I'm Ready
US CHESS LP Acetate - £40 VG Acetate - Offical mastering sticker on plain white sleeve

1973 funky soul lp from strong vocalist which is pure class - Inc. LEARN TO GET ALONG WITHOUT YOU / I NEED YOU (COME AS YOU ARE) / DROP WHATEVER YOU'RE DOING / SHE DON'T KNOW YOU (LIKE I DO) / Etc...


  




 Klique
It's Winning Time
US MCA LP - £15 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear

A perfect example of classic early eighties feel good boogie / funk - lots of good cuts like LOVE'S DANCE / I THINK I KNOW YOU / WINNING TIME / BETTER TIMES / Etc..


  




 Klique
It's Winning Time
US MCA LP - £12 VG+ / light ring wear / writing on label & sleeve

A perfect example of classic early eighties feel good boogie / funk - lots of good cuts like LOVE'S DANCE / I THINK I KNOW YOU / WINNING TIME / BETTER TIMES / Etc..


  




 Kool & The Gang
The Best Of
US DE-LITE LP - £30 EX vinyl - WOL / In shrink

A very early best of release with cuts from their first 2 lp's - Loads'a killer tunes & breaks KOOL'S BACK AGAIN/RAW HAMBURGER/MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND/THE PENGUIN/Etc...


  




 L. J. Reynolds
L. J. Reynolds
US CAPITOL LP - £16 vinyl Nr. Mint - small WOC - back / WOL

Inc. the classic early 80's soul of KEY TO THE WORLD!


  




 L. J. Reynolds
L. J. Reynolds
US CAPITOL LP - £18 Mint / Unplayed - no cut out

Inc. the classic early 80's soul of KEY TO THE WORLD!


  




 Lakeside
Keep On Moving Straight Ahead
US SOLAR LP - £12

Inc. the huge modern soul tune IT'S GOT TO BE LOVE


  




 Lamont Dozier
Working On You
US COLUMBIA LP - £15 vinyl EX or better - sleeve has sticker residue

Great soulful set from 1981 from the man with that unique voice PLAYING FOR KEEPS / YOU MADE ME A BELIEVER / (YOU GOT ME) WIRED UP / Etc..


  




 Latoya Jackson
Latoya Jackson
US POLYDOR LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £10 promo copy with cut corner & hype sticker

JACKSON sister gives us some quality soul on LOVELY IS SHE & LOVE HAS PASSED YOU BY and more of a boogie taste on IF YOU FEEL THE FUNK & ARE YOU READY which was covered by BROOKLYN EXPRESS


  




 Latoya Jackson
Latoya Jackson
US POLYDOR LP - £8 Vinyl Mint stamp on cover & label

JACKSON sister gives us some quality soul on LOVELY IS SHE & LOVE HAS PASSED YOU BY and more of a boogie taste on IF YOU FEEL THE FUNK & ARE YOU READY which was covered by BROOKLYN EXPRESS


  




 Latoya Jackson
Latoya Jackson
US POLYDOR LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Mint in shrink!

JACKSON sister gives us some quality soul on LOVELY IS SHE & LOVE HAS PASSED YOU BY and more of a boogie taste on IF YOU FEEL THE FUNK & ARE YOU READY which was covered by BROOKLYN EXPRESS


  




 Latoya Jackson
Latoya Jackson
US POLYDOR LP - £8 small X written on cover - vinyl EX / Large WOC - back

JACKSON sister gives us some quality soul on LOVELY IS SHE & LOVE HAS PASSED YOU BY and more of a boogie taste on IF YOU FEEL THE FUNK & ARE YOU READY which was covered by BROOKLYN EXPRESS


  




 Latoya Jackson
Latoya Jackson
US POLYDOR LP - £8 ringwear - sticker on back cover & label - vinyl strong EX

JACKSON sister gives us some quality soul on LOVELY IS SHE & LOVE HAS PASSED YOU BY and more of a boogie taste on IF YOU FEEL THE FUNK & ARE YOU READY which was covered by BROOKLYN EXPRESS


  




 Lionel Hampton
There It Is!
US BRUNSWICK LP Promo - £10 Mint / Unplayed / writing on cover / seam split

Jazz vibes man embraces the Funk & Soul of the age (1973) with mostly Instrumental versions of classics like STONED OUT OF MY MIND / HAPPINESS / THERE IT IS / WITHOUT YOU IN MY LIFE / Etc..


  




 Lionel Hampton
Stop! I Don't Need No Sympathy!
US BRUNSWICK LP Promo - £12 Nr. Mint / Unplayed with some light ring wear & spotting

More Vibes cover versions. This 1974 set is a little more Orchestral Inc. TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME / WHERE WERE YOU WHEN I NEEDED YOU / THIS MUST BE THE PLACE FOR LOVE / I WISH IT WAS ME / Etc..


  




 Lionel Hampton
There It Is!
US BRUNSWICK LP - £10 EX in shrink!

Jazz vibes man embraces the Funk & Soul of the age (1973) with mostly Instrumental versions of classics like STONED OUT OF MY MIND / HAPPINESS / THERE IT IS / WITHOUT YOU IN MY LIFE / Etc..


  




 Love Twins
Temptation
US AVI LP Promo - £13 VG++ / cut corner bottom right / plays fine on slow cuts / some noise on Disco cuts

One of those early AVI lp's with only 4 long cuts on it. The strongest are probably the 2 slow cuts THERE'S NOTHING SWEETER THAN SUCCESS & THINGS WILL WORK OUT IN THE END. Decent Disco on IF YOU LEAD ME INTO TEMPTATION and then there is MORE TO ME THAN MEETS THE EYE which has some good breaks but the vocals are extreme cheese


  




 Love Twins
Temptation
US AVI LP Promo - £12 VG+ / writing on label / cut corner top right / plays fine on slow cuts / some noise on Disco cuts

One of those early AVI lp's with only 4 long cuts on it. The strongest are probably the 2 slow cuts THERE'S NOTHING SWEETER THAN SUCCESS & THINGS WILL WORK OUT IN THE END. Decent Disco on IF YOU LEAD ME INTO TEMPTATION and then there is MORE TO ME THAN MEETS THE EYE which has some good breaks but the vocals are extreme cheese


  




 Love Unlimited Orchestra
Let 'Em Dance
US UNLIMITED GOLD LP - £10 VG+ / small sticker on cover & writing on label

Inc the feel good summer tune JAMAICAN GIRL


  




 Love Unlimited Orchestra
Let 'Em Dance
US UNLIMITED GOLD LP - £15 Nr. Mint / gold promo stamp on back

Inc the feel good summer tune JAMAICAN GIRL


  




 Love Unlimited Orchestra
My Sweet Summer Suite
US 20th CENTURY LP - £13 EX cut corner top right / sleeve otherwise nice

Inc. STRANGE GAMES & THINGS as used on EPMD 'MANSLAUGHTER' & REAL LIVE 'GET DOWN FOR MINE'


  




 Love Unlimited Orchestra
My Sweet Summer Suite
FRANCE 20th CENTURY LP - £8 VG+

Inc. STRANGE GAMES & THINGS as used on EPMD 'MANSLAUGHTER' & REAL LIVE 'GET DOWN FOR MINE'


  




 Love Unlimited Orchestra
My Sweet Summer Suite
US 20th CENTURY LP - £10 VG+ Some small cover / ring wear / cut corner bottom right

Inc. STRANGE GAMES & THINGS as used on EPMD 'MANSLAUGHTER' & REAL LIVE 'GET DOWN FOR MINE'


  




 Love Unlimited Orchestra
My Sweet Summer Suite
US 20th CENTURY LP - £14 Nr. Mint vinyl / light sleeve wear / no cuts

Inc. STRANGE GAMES & THINGS as used on EPMD 'MANSLAUGHTER' & REAL LIVE 'GET DOWN FOR MINE'


  




 Luther Vandross
Luther
US COTILLION LP - £20 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear / cut out top right

1st lp from Luther Inc. IT'S GOOD FOR THE SOUL Parts 1 & 2 / EVERYBODY REJOICE / EMOTION EYES as well as some nice slow cuts


  




 Luther Vandross
Luther
US COTILLION LP - £15 Nr. Mint / writing on label & sleeve / saw cut

1st lp from Luther Inc. IT'S GOOD FOR THE SOUL Parts 1 & 2 / EVERYBODY REJOICE / EMOTION EYES as well as some nice slow cuts


  




 Main Street
Main Street
US KOALA LP - £40 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts!

mid seventies big band Funk sound from this obscure label out of LA from 1976. some cuts have vocals but the Instrumentals are probably stronger BIG BURQUE / JUST CALL IT FUNKY / TIGHTEN UP OUR LOVE / SLIPPED DISC / WHAT IS THE DEAL / RICKY RICARDO / Etc..


  




 Major Harris
Jealousy
US ATLANTIC LP - £10 EX / Light sleeve wear

Classic Philly soul sound from the mighty three - loads of quality cuts slow & mid tempo soul IT'S GOT TO BE MAGIC / TYNISA / RUBY LEE but the stand out for me is the disco tinged WALKING IN THE FOOTSTEPS


  




 Major Harris
My Way
US ATLANTIC LP - £10 WOC - front - neat / WOL

Killer philly soul lp Inc. LOVING YOU IS MELLOW / AFTER LOVING YOU / EACH MORNING I WAKE UP / Etc..


  




 Major Harris
My Way
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £10 WOC - back neat

Killer philly soul lp Inc. LOVING YOU IS MELLOW / AFTER LOVING YOU / EACH MORNING I WAKE UP / Etc..


  




 Mandre
Mandre 2
US MOTOWN LP - £12

I am reluctant to mention P-Funk as an influence in this guys music as he really stands on his own but there is certainly a nod to the PFunk sound but he has cranked up the spaced out element. Whilst much of the music is laid back & beautiful it can suddenly burst into a moments excitement. For me the whole of side 2 is a killer dreamy spacy soundscape for those afterhours situations


  




 Mandrill
Is
US POLYDOR LP Promo - £10 VG with label & sleeve wear from dampness

More classic funk from Mandrill - the spoken word UNIVERSAL RHYTHMS has been sampled loads as have many other of the best tunes CENTRAL PARK / CHILDREN OF THE SUN / HERE TODAY GONE TOMORROW - I also like the Instrumental KOFIJAHM Promo copy with Gatefold


  




 Mandrill
We Are One
US ARISTA LP - £8 VG / light sleeve wear

More good funky stuff from Mandrill but by 1977 they are embracing the Disco a little on FUNKY MONKEY which was an underground NYC club hit. Also HAPPY BEAT / CAN YOU GET IT and the slow cut CLOSER TO YOU - then there is HOLIDAY which is kinda Jazzy & sophisticated


  




 Mandrill
Mandrill
US POLYDOR LP Gatefold - £18 VG++

debut lp from 1971 and a taste of what was to come from this group. Heavy Funky & a little bit Psyche too. Usually with heavy drums and that's why they have been sampled so much. PEACE AND LOVE is a suite in 5 parts spanning Funk to Rock to Jazz to African drums and has been sampled by Kanye West / Eminem / Fat Jon ! CHUTNEY is a beautiful dreamy Jazzy tune & MANDRILL has that Santana style Funk Psyche Party vibe


  




 Mandrill
Is
US POLYDOR LP Gatefold - £12 VG plays with some clicks - sleeve nice

More classic funk from Mandrill - the spoken word UNIVERSAL RHYTHMS has been sampled loads as have many other of the best tunes CENTRAL PARK / CHILDREN OF THE SUN / HERE TODAY GONE TOMORROW - I also like the Instrumental KOFIJAHM


  




 Mandrill
Solid
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £15 Sealed with small cut out hole

Well they got the title right cos almost all cuts are good - PECK YA NECK & SOLID are solid downtempo funk whilst WIND ON HORSEBACK is real groovy & little left of centre. STOP & GO & SILK are real quality slow & low funky tunes


  




 Mantra
Mantra
US Casablanca LP Promo - £15 VG+ / small writing on sleeve / light wear

Another killer 80's lp which doesn't seem to have the deserved recognition. Produced by CAMEO - so lots of good funk tunes like DO YOU WANNA & HERE WE COME but the outstanding tune for me is the slow cut LET'S STAY TOGETHER


  




 Mantra
Mantra
US Casablanca LP Promo - £22 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!! / cut corner top right

Another killer 80's lp which doesn't seem to have the deserved recognition. Produced by CAMEO - so lots of good funk tunes like DO YOU WANNA & HERE WE COME but the outstanding tune for me is the slow cut LET'S STAY TOGETHER


  




 Mar-Keys
Memphis Experience
US STAX LP Promo - £25 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / small Promo sticker on back

Southern fried Instrumental Soul/Funk LP Inc. CREEPER'S FUNKATRATIONS / ANGEL DUST / HUMMINGBIRD / CLOUD NINE / Etc..


  




 Marlena Shaw
Just A Matter Of Time
US BLUE NOTE LP - £10 Mint / unplayed with small cut corner / light ring wear

This mid seventies lp has a few hustle type Disco tunes but the strongest cuts are the slower more soulful ones like SING TO ME / BRASS BAND but the stand out is the mid tempo Funky Soul tune THINK ABOUT ME


  




 Martha & The Vandellas
Watchout!
US GORDY (Mono) LP - £18 VG+ / sleeve has quite a bit of seam wear small splits

Inc. the Northern Soul tunes I'M READY FOR LOVE / WHAT AM I GONNA DO WITHOUT YOUR LOVE as well as the classic Motown sound of JIMMY MACK Early Mono pressing with Deep Groove label & Gordy logo at top of label


  




 Martha High
Martha High
US SALSOUL LP - £10 Mint / unplayed / Promo stamp on back

Long term backing singer for James Brown finally got a solo lp in 1979. As it's produced by JB it is a kind of unique Disco Funk sound. Nothing too fast & James' nod to the Disco era seems to be in the use of a few spacey effects & he still retains the funk on SHOWDOWN / WALLFLOWER / HE'S MY DING DONG MAN. But probably the best cut is the more Soulful tune OH THIS FEELING


  




 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Ridin' High
US GORDY LP - £22 Nr. Mint

Classic Motown sound on HONEY CHILE / I'M IN LOVE (AND I KNOW IT) / (WE'VE GOT) HONEY LOVE / WITHOUT YOU / SHOW ME THE WAY. Original issue Deep Groove & triangle logo in great condition


  




 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Natural Resources
UK TAMLA MOTOWN LP - £15 VG+ / Sleeve in nice shape aside from a little discolouration on the back

Great 1970 Motown Soul sound Inc. EASILY PERSUADED / LOVE GUESS WHO / THE HURT IS OVER (SINCE I FOUND YOU) / WON'T IT BE SO WONDERFUL and a great Vietnam war protest / love song I SHOULD BE PROUD. Nice original UK copy with laminated flip back cover


  




 Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Black Magic
US GORDY LP - £13 Strong EX / with cut corner

Top sixties Motown soul sound YOUR LOVE MAKES IT ALL WORTHWILE / I WANT YOU BACK / SOMETHING / I'VE GIVEN YOU THE BEST YEARS OF MY LIFE / HOPE I DON'T GET MY HEART BROKE / Etc..


  




 Marv Johnson
Marvelous Marv Johnson
US UA LP - £40 VG to VG+ STOC - back

Original Mono Deep groove. Great Soul from 1960 Inc. I'M COMING HOME / YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES / COME TO ME / DON'T LEAVE ME / Etc.. VG to VG+ with some scratches but all light & it plays great. Sleeve has 'DJ' stamped on the back. Seams all intact & in great shape


  




 Marv Johnson
Marvelous Marv Johnson
US UA LP Promo - £30 VG to VG+ STOC - back - neat / Some cover wear

Original Mono Deep groove. Great Soul from 1960 Inc. I'M COMING HOME / YOU GOT WHAT IT TAKES / COME TO ME / DON'T LEAVE ME / Etc.. VG with a fair few scratches but mostly light & it plays with little disturbance. Sleeve has some neat tape repair bottom right & some creasing wear top left corner. The clip is from this actual copy


  




 Mary Jane Girls
Mary Jane Girls
US GORDY LP Promo - £12 Mint / Unplayed

Inc. the dance classic ALL NIGHT LONG from 1983!


  




 Mary Jane Girls
Mary Jane Girls
US GORDY LP - £10 VG+ / in shrink

Inc. the dance classic ALL NIGHT LONG from 1983!


  




 Mary Jane Girls
Mary Jane Girls
US GORDY / MOTOWN LP Promo - £10 VG+ / Gold Promo stamp on sleeve

Inc. the dance classic ALL NIGHT LONG from 1983! Different label "Motown DJ Copy" instead of Gordy as on most labels


  




 Maurice Williams & The Zodiacs
Stay
USA SPHERE SOUND LP - £25 EX in shrink / some minor discolouration of the sleeve

Rare Sixties R&B Pop white sleeve second issue from 1965


  




 Michele White
Sweet Innocent
US SUNSHINE SOUND LP Promo - £8 large name written on sleeve / Small saw cut

Great and little known two step / modern soul IT'S YOU MY BABY / CLOSER. EX - looks unplayed but comes in polylined inner sleeve and they always cause surface scuffs


  




 Mighty Fire
No Time For Masquerading
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £8 Strict VG / light sleeve wear 2" seam split on right

Solid soul lp with several strong tunes LOVE FANTASY / SWEET FIRE / ONE GOOD LOVE IS WORTH TWO IN THE BUSH / LOOK WHAT YOU MADE ME DO / LOVE ATTACK / LOVE FUZZ


  




 Mighty Fire
Mighty Fire
US ELEKTRA LP - £25 Mint / Unplayed

Great early eighties soul boogie set with lots of strong cuts JUST A LITTLE BIT / START IT UP / HEAVY ROTATION / Etc...


  




 Milt Matthews Inc.
For The People
US CATALYST LP - £40 Sealed - no cut out (seal part open)

Inc. great version of THE THRILL IS GONE - tuff funky male vocal soul tune - rare LP!


  




 Mizz
Mizz
US CASABLANCA LP Promo - £7 VG+

mostly Pop lp that doesn't inspire until we get to the monster stepper (I WANNA) MAKE IT WITH YOU


  




 Mizz
Mizz
US CASABLANCA LP Promo - £10 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

mostly Pop lp that doesn't inspire until we get to the monster stepper (I WANNA) MAKE IT WITH YOU


  




 Morning Noon & Night
Morning Noon & Night (Black Sleeve)
US ROADSHOW LP - £12 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!!

Often overlooked tight funk outfit Inc. the hit BITE YOUR GRANNY and the killer mid tempo cut MOVIN'ON DOWN THE LINE / TIME / LE JOINT / Etc..


  




 Morning Noon & Night
Morning Noon & Night (Black Sleeve)
UK UNITED ARTISTS LP - £6 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Often overlooked tight funk outfit Inc. the hit BITE YOUR GRANNY and the killer mid tempo cut MOVIN'ON DOWN THE LINE / TIME / LE JOINT / Etc..


  




 Mother Freedom Band
Cutting The Chord
US ALL PLATINUM LP - £25 Nr. Mint / pretty bad ringwear / small warp does not effect play

Classic Mid seventies Funk sound Inc. GOTTA GET IT BACK / MR. BROTHER & on more of a Soulful tip BEAUTIFUL SUMMER DAY


  




 Mtume
Kiss This World Goodbye
US EPIC LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £23 Nr. Mint - vinyl is a little warped but does NOT effect play

Inc. the georgeus funky soulful downtempo disco groover LOVE LOCK!


  




 Mutiny
Mutiny On The Mamaship
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £22 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / name written on cover

DOUBLE DEE & STEINSKI sampled FUNK 'N' BOP for LESSON 2!Also Inc. LUMP


  




 Mutiny Ft. Jerome Brailey
Funk Plus The One
US COLUMBIA LP - £9 EX / name stamp on cover

P Funk style sound from 1980 with heavy Funk on WILL IT BE TOMORROW / ANTI-DISCO / DON'T BUST THE GROOVE. But I prefer the less heavy sounds of SEMI-FIRST CLASS SEAT & the slow Soulful THE BALLAD OF CAPT. HYMBAD


  




 Mutiny Ft. Jerome Brailey
Funk Plus The One
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £10 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

P Funk style sound from 1980 with heavy Funk on WILL IT BE TOMORROW / ANTI-DISCO / DON'T BUST THE GROOVE. But I prefer the less heavy sounds of SEMI-FIRST CLASS SEAT & the slow Soulful THE BALLAD OF CAPT. HYMBAD


  




 Mutiny Ft. Jerome Brailey
Funk Plus The One
US COLUMBIA LP - £10 Nr. Mint

P Funk style sound from 1980 with heavy Funk on WILL IT BE TOMORROW / ANTI-DISCO / DON'T BUST THE GROOVE. But I prefer the less heavy sounds of SEMI-FIRST CLASS SEAT & the slow Soulful THE BALLAD OF CAPT. HYMBAD


  




 Nancy Wilson
Life Love And Harmony
US CAPITOL LP - £13 Vinyl EX WOC / some light cover wear

Inc. the lovely laid back sassy vocals of SUNSHINE which is on the 4 Hero compilation!


  




 Natural Four
Heaven Right Here On Earth
US CURTOM LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £22 Nr. Mint / minimal sleeve wear

Classic & perfect male group soul LP with writing & Production from Leroy Hutson & Rich Tufo COUNT ON ME / LOVE SO WONDERFUL / BABY COME ON / Etc


  




 Niteflyte
Niteflyte (1981)
US ARIOLA LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £22 VG+ cut corner bottom right / light cover

This is the 1981 lp which is the rarer of the 2 with the plane on the front with several killer tunes ON YOUR OWN / YOU ARE / SEXY DANCER / ANYWAY YOU WANT / Etc...


  




 Niteflyte
Niteflyte (1981)
US ARIOLA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £28 Nr. Mint - probably unplayed / cut corner bottom right

This is the 1981 lp which is the rarer of the 2 with the plane on the front with several killer tunes ON YOUR OWN / YOU ARE / SEXY DANCER / ANYWAY YOU WANT / Etc...


  




 Niteflyte
Niteflyte (1981)
US ARIOLA LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £28 Nr. Mint - probably unplayed / cut corner bottom right

This is the 1981 lp which is the rarer of the 2 with the plane on the front with several killer tunes ON YOUR OWN / YOU ARE / SEXY DANCER / ANYWAY YOU WANT / Etc...


  




 Norman Connors
Invitation
US ARISTA LP - £7 EX writing on back - neat / cut corner bottom right

Yet another quality & classy Lp from Norman's later years. this 1979 lp highlights the Soulful vocals of Miss Adaritha on YOUR LOVE / HANDLE ME GENTLY / TOGETHER & great version of Renee Geyer's - BE THERE IN THE MORNING & there are 2 great gently Jazzy tunes I HAVE A DREAM & KINGSTON


  




 Norman Connors
Invitation
US ARISTA LP - £5 VG+ Cut Corner / promo sticker on front / writing on front and rear / inner sleeve torn

Yet another quality & classy Lp from Norman's later years. this 1979 lp highlights the Soulful vocals of Miss Adaritha on YOUR LOVE / HANDLE ME GENTLY / TOGETHER & great version of Renee Geyer's - BE THERE IN THE MORNING & there are 2 great gently Jazzy tunes I HAVE A DREAM & KINGSTON


  




 O.V. Wright
Into Something Can't Shake Loose
US HI LP - £25 Nr. Mint

More Classic Southern Soul produced by Willie Mitchell Inc. INTO SOMETHING (CAN'T SHAKE LOOSE) / I FEEL LOVE GROWIN' / THE TIME WE HAVE / WHEN A MAN LOVES A WOMAN / Etc..


  




 O.V. Wright
We're Still Together
US HI LP - £18 Nr. Mint / small sleeve stain bottom left & small writing on back

Classic Southern Soul sound care of Willie Mitchell on production Inc. WE'RE STILL TOGEHER / I FOUND PEACE / I'M GONNA STAY / THE HURT IS ON / Etc..


  




 O.V. Wright
We're Still Together
US HI LP - £18 Nr. Mint / saw cut / some very light ringwear

Classic Southern Soul sound care of Willie Mitchell on production Inc. WE'RE STILL TOGEHER / I FOUND PEACE / I'M GONNA STAY / THE HURT IS ON / Etc..


  




 O.V. Wright
Memphis Unlimited
US BACKBEAT LP - £38 Nr. Mint in shrink / cut corner top left

1973 lp from Soul legend with that classic Southern Soul sound. Willie Mitchell production same as Al Green and you could easily mistake the two. Inc. YOU MUST BELIEVE IN YOURSELF / I'VE BEEN SEARCHING / I'D RATHER BE BLIND CRIPPLE AND CRAZY / ARE YOU GOING WHERE I'M COMING FROM / I'M GOING HOME (TO LIVE WITH GOD) / GHETTO CHILD / Etc..


  




 Ohio Players
Skin Tight
US MERCURY LP - £20 Nr. Mint in shrink / tiny cut corner bottom left

Yet another classic Funky lp by the Ohio Players this time from 1974 Inc. SKIN TIGHT as sampled by Redman & Young MC / STREAKIN' CHEEK TO CHEEK & gets more soulful on HEAVEN MUST BE LIKE THIS as sampled by D'Angelo & IS ANYBODY GONNA BE SAVED


  




 Ohio Players
Ouch!
US BOARDWALK LP - £8 EX vinyl / light sleeve wear / gold promo stamp on back

Inc. the big modern soul tune I'D BETTER TAKE A COFFEE BREAK


  




 Ohio Players
Tenderness
US BOARDWALK LP - £5 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!! no cuts / gold promo stamp on back

1981 lp & some of the slower cuts are the best HARD TO LOVE YOUR BROTHER / IT TAKES A WHILE / SKINNY / TRY TO BE A MAN + 1 stand out Funk cut BOARDWALKIN'


  




 Ohio Players
Tenderness
US BOARDWALK LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £8 Sealed - no cuts!

1981 lp & some of the slower cuts are the best HARD TO LOVE YOUR BROTHER / IT TAKES A WHILE / SKINNY / TRY TO BE A MAN + 1 stand out Funk cut BOARDWALKIN'


  




 Ohio Players
Tenderness
US BOARDWALK LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £6 Nr. Mint in shrink with saw cut

1981 lp & some of the slower cuts are the best HARD TO LOVE YOUR BROTHER / IT TAKES A WHILE / SKINNY / TRY TO BE A MAN + 1 stand out Funk cut BOARDWALKIN'


  




 Ohio Players
Everybody Up
US ARISTA LP Gatefold - £10 Nr. Mint / cut corner / some sleeve spotting

It's 1979 and these guys are keeping the Funk alive despite the huge Disco take over Inc. SAY IT / TAKE DE FUNK OFF FLY / DON'T SAY GOODBYE and on a more Soulful tip SOMETHING SPECIAL


  




 Ohio Players
Contradiction
US MERCURY LP Gatefold - £20 Sealed with cut corner top right

Their 1976 lp has more classic Funk but the stand out for me is the super soulful MY LIFE as sampled in Days of Our Lifes by De La Soul & Common also FAR EAST MISSISSIPPI as sampled by 2Pac On the Funk tip are TELL THE TRUTH / WHO'D SHE COO? / MY LADIES RUN ME CRAZY / Etc... Was a classic at the time so hard to find clean


  




 Ohio Players
Gold
US MERCURY LP Gatefold - £8 Strong EX / sticker on cover

Best of Compilation featuring loads of classics LOVE ROLLERCOASTER / SWEET STICKY THING / SKIN TIGHT / FAR EAST MISSISSIPPI / FOPP / Etc..


  




 Ohio Players
Pain
US WESTBOUND (W-219) LP Gatefold - £35 Nr. Mint / cut corner

Heavy Funk & plenty of samples in Hip Hop from B.I.G. to Gang Starr to Brand Nubian to Pete Rock & many more PAIN / PLAYERS BALLING / NEVER HAD A DREAM (huge open drum break) / SINGING IN THE MORNING / Etc.. Second pressing with Blue label pressed by 20th Century


  




 Ohio Players
Contradiction
US MERCURY LP Gatefold - £10 EX Condition / light sleeve wear

Their 1976 lp has more classic Funk but the stand out for me is the super soulful MY LIFE as sampled in Days of Our Lifes by De La Soul & Common also FAR EAST MISSISSIPPI as sampled by 2Pac On the Funk tip are TELL THE TRUTH / WHO'D SHE COO? / MY LADIES RUN ME CRAZY / Etc... Was a classic at the time so hard to find clean


  




 Ohio Players
The Ohio Players (Observations In Time)
US PICKWICK LP - £8 Nr. Mint vinyl but sleeve is battered with ringwear & seam split

Reissue of their debut lp Observations In Time from 1969. Loads of great tunes Inc. the Funky Instrumental FIND SOMEONE TO LOVE & slow vocal funk of STOP LYING TO YOURSELF. A great bluesy Funky cover of SUMMERTIME as sampled by ED O.G & a couple of Northern Soul style tunes HERE TODAY AND GONE TOMORROW & MOTHER-IN-LAW / OVER THE RAINBOW as sampled by A.T.C.Q.


  




 Omni
Omni
US MERCURY LP - £15 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

1984 & drum machine based production. Works best on ONLY THE BEGINNING / LET ME RUN IT / ROCTRON / Etc.


  




 Omni
Omni
US MERCURY LP - £12 VG+ light scuffs but nothing deep

1984 & drum machine based production. Works best on ONLY THE BEGINNING / LET ME RUN IT / ROCTRON / Etc.


  




 Osiris
O-Zone
US MARLIN LP - £13 EX in shrink / slightly worn sleeve opening

Classic late seventies heavy Funk - or should that be Phunk sound from this band out of Washington FANTASY / PRELUDE(IS IT CLEAR) / SAY YOU WILL and a bit more Soulful on LOVE IN YOUR HEART


  




 Otis Redding
Love Man
US ATCO LP Gatefold - £40 Sealed no cut out



 




 Otis Redding
Otis Blue / Otis Redding Sings Soul
US ATCO LP - £100 Strong EX in shrink!

Original Mono issue from 1965 Inc. MY GIRL / RESPECT / OLE MAN TROUBLE / SATISFACTION / SHAKE / Etc..


  




 Otis Redding
Tell The Truth
US ATCO LP - £30 EX in shrink! has a pretty big scuff that clicks a couple of times at the start of Demonstration

Classic Soul set Inc. I GOT THE WILL / Etc.. EX in shrink! has a pretty big scuff that clicks a couple of times at the start of Demonstration


  




 Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
King & Queen
US STAX (Stereo Yellow Label) LP - £30 strict VG / light wear on the back of sleeve

Inc. many classics TAMP / KNOCK ON WOOD / TELL IT LIKE IT IS / IT TAKES TWO / ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME / OOH CARLA OOH OTIS / LOVEY DOVEY


  




 Otis Redding & Carla Thomas
King & Queen
US STAX (Stereo blue Label) LP - £23 G+ / light sleeve wear - plays better than it looks

Inc. many classics TAMP / KNOCK ON WOOD / TELL IT LIKE IT IS / IT TAKES TWO / ARE YOU LONELY FOR ME / OOH CARLA OOH OTIS / LOVEY DOVEY


  




 P.P. Arnold
Kafunta
GERMANY IMMEDIATE LP - £30 strict VG / plays fine / some glue residue from removed sticker

Former member of The Ikettes recorded for Immediate records owned by Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham. It's in a Soul Rock Pop & folk style with great covers of ELEANOR RIGBY / GOD ONLY KNOWS / AS TEARS GO BY / ANGEL OF THE MORNING / DREAMIN' / Etc...


  




 P.P. Arnold
Kafunta
CANADA DAFFODIL LP - £15 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / you

Former member of The Ikettes recorded for Immediate records owned by Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham. It's in a Soul Rock Pop & folk style with great covers of ELEANOR RIGBY / GOD ONLY KNOWS / AS TEARS GO BY / ANGEL OF THE MORNING / DREAMIN' / Etc... Canadian copy with sweet silver sleeve


  




 P.P. Arnold
Kafunta
US IMMEDIATE LP Gatefold - £35 Looks unplayed / with name written neatly in biro on sleeve & minimal wear / cut out

Former member of The Ikettes recorded for Immediate records owned by Rolling Stones manager Andrew Loog Oldham. It's in a Soul Rock Pop & folk style with great covers of ELEANOR RIGBY / GOD ONLY KNOWS / AS TEARS GO BY / ANGEL OF THE MORNING / DREAMIN' / Etc...


  




 Parlet
Pleasure Principle
US CASABLANCA LP - £13 VG+ / light sleeve wear

Title track is funky disco Garage/Loft classic!


  




 Parlet
Play Me Or Trade Me
US CASABLANCA LP Promo - £22 EX

Yet another great Funk Boogie set from George Clinton & his ladies HELP FROM MY FRIENDS / I'M MO BE HITTIN' IT / WATCH ME DO MY THING more of a disco feel to WOLF TICKETS


  




 Peace Justice & Equality
It's Time
US STONE GOLD LP - £100 Sealed

Rare Indie lp out of VIRGINIA with a mixture of funk tunes SUCCESS / GETTIN' HIGH and some great slow cuts IT'S TIME / OF ALL THE HEARTS / I DONE YOU WRONG. Recording is from a copy that looks unplayed but I do hear a few clicks which I assume are from pressing. Mostly on the 2 versions of SUCCESS which are last cut on both sides


  




 Peace Justice & Equality
It's Time
US STONE GOLD LP - £90 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / in shrink!!

Rare Indie lp out of VIRGINIA with a mixture of funk tunes SUCCESS / GETTIN' HIGH and some great slow cuts IT'S TIME / OF ALL THE HEARTS / I DONE YOU WRONG. Looks unplayed but I do hear a few clicks which I assume are from pressing. Mostly on the 2 versions of SUCCESS which are last cut on both sides


  




 Peggy Scott & Jo Jo Benson
Lover's Heaven
US SSS INTERNATIONAL LP Gatefold - £10 VG+ / cut out hole / light sleeve wear

Real upbeat sixties Funky Soul R&B sound SUGARMAKER / TRUE SOUL LOVIN' / SHOW IT / Etc..


  




 Platinum Hook
Platinum Hook
US MOTOWN LP - £5 Ring & edge wear

Inc. the wonderful brazilian flavoured downtempo disco/soul tune GOTTA FIND A WOMAN


  




 Pleasure
Accept No Substitutes
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £40 Nr. Mint apart from a large scuff but does not effect play

Break on LET'S DANCE plus GHETTOS OF THE MIND and more Really hard to find in clean condition like this


  




 Pleasure
Joyous
US FANTASY LP - £45 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Killer jazz-funk-fusion featuring JOYOUS / SASSAFRAS GIRL / SELIM / Etc... One of those lp's that isn't so hard to find but is really hard to find clean like this


  




 Port Authority
U.S. Navy Band
US PORT AUTHORITY LP - £22 Strong EX / small writing on sleeve

Great indie funky LP Inc. PORT AUTHORITY BUS BLUES / U.F.O. / FUNKOPHOBIA / SOUR GRAPES Etc..


  




 Port Authority
U.S. Navy Band
US PORT AUTHORITY LP - £10 G+ / sleeve wear & split & sticker

Great indie funky LP Inc. PORT AUTHORITY BUS BLUES / U.F.O. / FUNKOPHOBIA / SOUR GRAPES Etc..


  




 Power
Power
US MALACO LP - £22 Strong EX

Sweet modern soul sound on I CAN'T STOP


  




 Ray Parker Jr. and Raydio
Two Places At The Same Time
US ARISTA LP - £10 Nr. Mint

Classic Debut lp Inc. the Slick Rick sampled FOR THOSE WHO LIKE TO GROOVE and the HERBIE HANCOCK penned TONIGHT'S THE NIGHT has a groove similar to 'Stars In Your Eyes' + the big hit TIME TO PARTY NOW I also like UNTIL THE MORNING COMESS


  




 Reggie Griffin
Mr. Everything
US SWEET MOUNTAIN LP - £30 small damp h20 damage at bottom of sleeve

Phunk sound 1982 style & there are a couple of soul cuts which stand out WHISPER(IN YOUR EAR) & GIRL YOU SOOTHE ME


  




 Reginald Haynes
On Wings Of love
US ESCORT LP - £17 Sealed no cuts

Mid eighties solo lp from Reggie formerly of the ESCORTS with a nice version of LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER & EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE


  




 Reginald Haynes
On Wings Of love
US ESCORT LP - £15 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

Mid eighties solo lp from Reggie formerly of the ESCORTS with a nice version of LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER & EVERYTHING MUST CHANGE


  




 Ren Woods
Out Of The Woods
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £7 EX / Two tiny stickers on cover

debut lp from 1979 produced by EWF member Al McKay. Inc. an uptempo break intro on I LOVE THE WAY YOU DO IT & the tune is also nice in a Happy Disco style as are STICKS & STONES / EVERYBODY GET UP / STRAIGHT TO LOVE


  




 Ren Woods
Azz Izz
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £12 Strong EX / small seam split /gold promo stamp

Quality soul lp with lots of strong cuts from the anthemic IF YOU COME WITH ME(I CAN SHOW YOU LOVE) to the boogie sounds of HIRE LOVE & LOVIN' POWER to the quality slow cut TAKE ME TO HEAVEN


  




 Riot
Welcome To The World Of Riot
US MOTOWN LP - £10 VG+ WOC

Funky tunes aplenty here JUST BEYOND/PUT YOUR GUN DOWN BROTHER/WELCOME TO OUR WORLD/Etc..


  




 Robin Hoctor
Patterns In Jazz
US HOCTOR LP - £40 Mint / Unplayed

Loads of cover versions on here like MIGHTY MIGHTY / I SHOT THE SHERIFF / DANCING MACHINE and my favourites are the Instrumentals with Moog SPACE RACE / STRUTTIN' / ASK ME


  




 Rocco
Rocco
US 20th CENTURY LP - £12 EX in shrink cut corner bottom right

Inc. a great early E. W. F. sounding funky flute and percussion with heavy bass tune NUMBER FORTY-THREE


  




 Rocco
Rocco
US 20th CENTURY LP - £12 Nr. Mint

Inc. a great early E. W. F. sounding funky flute and percussion with heavy bass tune NUMBER FORTY-THREE


  




 Rockie Robbins
Rockie Robbins
US MCA LP - £6 Strong EX in shrink!

Mid eighties Soul/Boogie sound which works best on YOU FINALLY FOUND THE ONE / CAUGHT IN THE ACT / I'VE GOT YOUR NUMBER


  




 Roy Ayers
No Stranger To Love
US POLYDOR LP - £8 VG+ Ring & edge wear

Another classic but often overlooked lp from Roy with lots of good tune DON'T STOP THE FEELING / WANT YOU / SLYDE / DON'T HIDE YOUR LOVE / DON'T LET LOVE SLIP AWAY / WHAT YOU WON'T DO FOR LOVE / Etc..


  




 Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan
Ask Rufus
US ABC LP Gatefold - £6 WOC - front

Classic LP from the largest voice in disco - so many good tunes EARTH SONG / EVERLASTING LOVE / BETTER DAYS / HOLLYWOOD / Etc....with great poster


  




 Senor Soul
It's Your Thing
US DOUBLE SHOT LP - £30 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

Solid funky LP lotsa good funk like the tough version of IT'S YOUR THING + THE MOUSE/HYPONOTIZER/Etc..


  




 Senor Soul
Plays Funky Favourites
US DOUBLE SHOT LP - £45 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Solid lp of funky Instrumentals with flute as the lead solo Instrument - some with a latin tinge. Inc. HEARD IT THROUGH THE GRAPEVINE / PSYCHOTIC REACTION / MUCHO FUNKY / SUNSHINE SUPERMAN / UPTIGHT / Etc...


  




 Shadow
Love Lite
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £10 light sleeve wear

1979 lp Inc. nice 2 step cut SAY IT AGAIN


  




 Shock
Waves
US FANTASY LP - £10 Nr. Mint vinyl - light cover wear

Nice balance of Electo funk & soul tunes ELECTROPHONIC PHUNK / THAT'S A LADY / MR. WIZARD AND THE FUNK BOMB / LOVE FANTASY & THE CRACK IS BACK is good fun in a politically incorrect way


  




 Shock
Nite Life
US FANTASY LP - £10

1983 & the funk & soul sound is going strong LOVE AFFAIR / CRANK IT UP / HOLD ON / WAITIN' ON YOUR LOVE / SAN JUAN / Etc..


  




 Shock
Nite Life
US FANTASY LP - £9 small bend bottom right corner

1983 & the funk & soul sound is going strong LOVE AFFAIR / CRANK IT UP / HOLD ON / WAITIN' ON YOUR LOVE / SAN JUAN / Etc..


  




 Sister Sledge
Circle Of Love
US ATCO LP - £10 Strong EX / small saw cut / light sleeve wear

Great Soulful debut lp Inc. PAIN RELIEVER / LOVE DON'T GO THROUGH NO CHANGES ON ME / CIRCLE OF LOVE (CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE) / PROTECT YOUR LOVE / Etc..


  




 Sister Sledge
Together
US COTILLION LP - £10 Nr. Mint / cut out hole bottom right

Inc. a couple of Stevie Wonder cover versions AS & I WAS MADE TO LOVE HER(HIM) plus lots of other good cuts BLOCKBUSTER BOY / DO THE FUNKY DO / MOONDANCER & the folksy sweet tune CAN'T MESS AROUND WITH LOVE


  




 Sister Sledge
Circle Of Love
US ATCO LP - £7 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Great Soulful debut lp Inc. PAIN RELIEVER / LOVE DON'T GO THROUGH NO CHANGES ON ME / CIRCLE OF LOVE (CAUGHT IN THE MIDDLE) / PROTECT YOUR LOVE / Etc..


  




 Sjunne Ferger
Mindgames
SWEDEN FAT LP - £150 VG+ with insert

Killer weird wonderful & strange record from drummer with lots of great & obscure Synth & effects


  




 Skyy
Skyylight
US SALSOUL LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Sealed with tiny saw cut

Inc. the classics SHOW ME THE WAY TO GO / SWING IT / HEY GIRL & a nice slower cut QUESTIONS NO ANSWERS


 




 Skyy
Skyyport
US SALSOUL LP - £8 EX / small writing on sleeve

Several classics here like HERE'S TO YOU / TAKE IT EASY / ARRIVAL / SUPERLOVE / I CAN'T GET ENOUGH


  




 Skyy
Skyy Line
US SALSOUL LP - £8 Mint / unplayed with small saw cut & 3 small stickers on sleeve

Randy Muller's group have got the Disco & the Funk as usual Inc. CALL ME / LET'S CELEBRATE / JAM THE BOX / GIRL IN BLUE / Etc..


  




 Skyy
Skyyjammer
US SALSOUL LP - £8 Sealed / no cuts

More of Randy Muller's magic on WON'T YOU BE MINE / LET LOVE SHINE / Etc..


  




 Skyy
Skyyjammer
US SALSOUL LP - £5 Nr. Mint / tiny saw cut

More of Randy Muller's magic on WON'T YOU BE MINE / LET LOVE SHINE / Etc..


  




 Sly & The Family Stone
Back On the Right Track
UK WARNER BROTHERS LP - £8 Nr. Mint

1979 LP Inc. the classic REMEMBER WHO YOU ARE & lesser known winners like IT IT'S NOT ADDING UP / BACK ON THE RIGHT TRACK / THE SAME THING / WHO'S TO SAY / Etc..


  




 Sly & the Family Stone
Stand!
US EPIC LP Gatefold - £100 Sealed no cut out / sticker on outer shrink

Original yellow label EPIC copy Inc. Pretty epic how many classics these guys have under their belt. THIS 1969 P Inc. SING A SIMPLE SONG / EVERYDAY PEOPLE / DON'T CALL ME NIGGER WHITEY / I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER / YOU CAN MAKE IT IF YOU TRY / Etc..


  




 Sly & The Family Stone
Everything You Always Wanted To Hear By ... But Were Afraid To Ask For
US EPIC LP Promo - £35 Mint / Unplayed / Slight sticker mark / gold promo stamp on back

So many hits!!!!!! DANCE TO THE MUSIC / EVERYDAY PEOPLE / HIGHER / I WANT TO TAKE YOU HIGHER / THANK YOU FALETTINME BE MICE ELF AGIN / FAMILY AFFAIR


 




 Sly Slick And Wicked
Sly Slick And Wicked
US JU-PAR LP - £15 Mint / Unplayed vinyl / small saw cut / minor cover wear

Nice solid soul set from 77 with some nice Modern & funky cuts IF THIS AIN'T REALLY LOVE / LOVE ALL OVER THE WORLD / MONEY BACK GUARENTEE / WE WON'T MISS IT / Etc..


  




 Sly Slick And Wicked
Sly Slick And Wicked
US JU-PAR LP - £9 VG+ saw cut / ring & cover wear

Nice solid soul set from 77 with some nice Modern & funky cuts IF THIS AIN'T REALLY LOVE / LOVE ALL OVER THE WORLD / MONEY BACK GUARENTEE / WE WON'T MISS IT / Etc..


  




 Smoked Sugar
Smoked Sugar
US 20th CENTURY LP Promo - £32 Mint / Unplayed

Real class mid seventies Soul LP with lots of strong tunes IT'S FUNNY TIL I START CRYING / LOVING YOU COMING OUT OF A BRAND NEW BAG / I'M A WINNER / & gets a lil more Funky on BUMP ME & I'M A BLUES SINGER GUITAR BANGER


  




 Smoked Sugar
Smoked Sugar
US 20th CENTURY LP Promo - £28 Strong EX / very light sleeve wear

Real class mid seventies Soul LP with lots of strong tunes IT'S FUNNY TIL I START CRYING / LOVING YOU COMING OUT OF A BRAND NEW BAG / I'M A WINNER / & gets a lil more Funky on BUMP ME & I'M A BLUES SINGER GUITAR BANGER


  




 Smoked Sugar
Smoked Sugar
US 20th CENTURY LP Promo - £30 Nr. Mint

Real class mid seventies Soul LP with lots of strong tunes IT'S FUNNY TIL I START CRYING / LOVING YOU COMING OUT OF A BRAND NEW BAG / I'M A WINNER / & gets a lil more Funky on BUMP ME & I'M A BLUES SINGER GUITAR BANGER


  




 Soul Inc
Live At The Cellar
US EMBLEM LP - £150 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Tiny private press label soul release out of SOUTH CAROLINA from 1967 - white group but a great soul band with a strong Northern soul dancer sound - many good cuts WHAT GOES UP MUST COME DOWN / GOOD TO THE LAST DROP / GYPSY WOMAN / AIN'T NO BIG THING / YOU TURNED OUT THE LIGHTS / KNOCK ON WOOD / YOU DON'T KNOW LIKE I KNOW / Etc..


  




 Sound Experience
Boogie Woogie
US BUDDAH LP - £22 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / no cuts / with insert sheet

Mid seventies funk-disco-soul sound outta philly - best tune for me is BOOGIE WOOGIE in a Kool & The Gang party funk style with disco breaks! Also Funky are HE'S LOOKING GOOD / SHA NA NA NA BOOM BOOM / WHERE HAS YOUR LOVE GONE and there is one uptempo Soulful dancer GOT TO KEEP ON THE MOVE


  




 Sound Experience
Boogie Woogie
US BUDDAH LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £13 VG+ / cover small water damage causing bubbling / cut out

Mid seventies funk-disco-soul sound outta philly - best tune for me is BOOGIE WOOGIE in a Kool & The Gang party funk style with disco breaks! Also Funky are HE'S LOOKING GOOD / SHA NA NA NA BOOM BOOM / WHERE HAS YOUR LOVE GONE and there is one uptempo Soulful dancer GOT TO KEEP ON THE MOVE


  




 Sound Experience
Don't Fight The Feeling
US SOULVILLE LP - £28 Nr. Mint / real clean

1974 set from Soul & Funk band as it's 74 the Funky cuts are more mature & less raw - DEVIL WITH THE BUST / DON'T FIGHT THE FEELING. There are some great Soulful but still Funky tunes like CAN I BE YOUR LOVER / YOUR LOVE BELONGS TO ME / STEP PEOPLE and this got play in the mid seventies disco era YOU'VE BROKEN MY HEART


  




 Sound Experience
Boogie Woogie
US BUDDAH LP - £18 Strong EX with small dark patch top left of sleeve / no cuts / with insert

Mid seventies funk-disco-soul sound outta philly - best tune for me is BOOGIE WOOGIE in a Kool & The Gang party funk style with disco breaks! Also Funky are HE'S LOOKING GOOD / SHA NA NA NA BOOM BOOM / WHERE HAS YOUR LOVE GONE and there is one uptempo Soulful dancer GOT TO KEEP ON THE MOVE


  




 Sound Experience
Boogie Woogie
US BUDDAH LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £18 EX / tiny writing on the sleeve sticker / cut out

Mid seventies funk-disco-soul sound outta philly - best tune for me is BOOGIE WOOGIE in a Kool & The Gang party funk style with disco breaks! Also Funky are HE'S LOOKING GOOD / SHA NA NA NA BOOM BOOM / WHERE HAS YOUR LOVE GONE and there is one uptempo Soulful dancer GOT TO KEEP ON THE MOVE


  




 Special Delivery
Special Delivery
US SHIELD LP - £23 VG+ / saw cut

THIS KIND OF LOVE is of course a huge 2 step soul tune & there are a few more good sweet & deep tune plus one Disco-Funk style winner GET UP EXPRESS YOURSELF


  




 Starpoint
Keep On It
US CHOCOLATE CITY LP - £10 EX WOL

Another solid lp from this great funk/soul group from 1981


  




 Starpoint
Keep On It
US CHOCOLATE CITY LP Promo - £10 VG+ cut corner

Another solid lp from this great funk/soul group from 1981


  




 Starpoint
Starpoint
US CHOCOLATE CITY LP Promo - £15 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed!

Nice copy of their 1980 LP Inc. YOU'RE MY SUNNY DAY / Etc.


  




 Starpoint
All Night Long
US CHOCOLATE CITY LP - £22 Nr. Mint!

Inc. BRING YOUR SWEET LOVIN' BACK


  




 Stephanie Mills
For The First Time
US MOTOWN LP - £8 Mint / Unplayed

Motown debut lp written & produced by Hal David & Burt Bacharach which seems to be going for that thoughfull Minnie 'Come To My Garden' vibe but doesn't quite reach those hights. Has it's moments though like PLEASE LET GO / I SEE YOU FOR THE FIRST TIME. My favourite is THIS EMPTY PLACE which gets a bit more mid-tempo disco style. Also LIVING ON PLASTIC is also fun


  




 Stephanie Mills
Sweet Sensation
US 20th CENTURY LP - £8 Nr. Mint

Classic anthemic disco/soul produced by MTUME Inc. NEVER NEW LOVE LIKE THIS BEFORE / TRY MY LOVE / D-A-N-C-I-N / WISH THAT YOU WERE MINE / Etc..


  




 Stephanie Mills
For The First Time
US MOTOWN LP - £8 Nr. Mint in shrink with small saw cut

Motown debut lp written & produced by Hal David & Burt Bacharach which seems to be going for that thoughfull Minnie 'Come To My Garden' vibe but doesn't quite reach those hights. Has it's moments though like PLEASE LET GO / I SEE YOU FOR THE FIRST TIME. My favourite is THIS EMPTY PLACE which gets a bit more mid-tempo disco style. Also LIVING ON PLASTIC is also fun


  




 Stephanie Mills
Sweet Sensation
US 20th CENTURY LP - £7 Strong EX / light sleeve wear / Promo stamp on back

Classic anthemic disco/soul produced by MTUME Inc. NEVER NEW LOVE LIKE THIS BEFORE / TRY MY LOVE / D-A-N-C-I-N / WISH THAT YOU WERE MINE / Etc..


  




 Stephanie Mills
Whatcha Gonna Do
US 20th CENTURY LP - £6 EX / very light sleeve wear

Inc. the original version of the classic PUT YOUR BODY IN IT & WATCH GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN'


  




 Stephanie Mills
Whatcha Gonna Do
US 20th CENTURY LP - £7 Nr. Mint / very light sleeve wear

Inc. the original version of the classic PUT YOUR BODY IN IT & WATCH GONNA DO WITH MY LOVIN'


  




 Steven & Sterling
One Magic Night
US RCA LP - £18 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

Another quality soul set from RCA from 1982 Inc. JUST ONE STEP / TOMORROW / CAN I BE WITH YOU TONIGHT / I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU as well as the great slow cut JUST WANT TO SATISFY YOU


  




 Street People
Street People
US VIGOR LP - £15 Sealed

Quality NYC male vocal group sound with a feel good mix of Soul & Soulful Disco cuts. NEVER GET ENOUGH OF YOU / GOTTA GET BACK WITH YOU / RE-RUN / WANNA SPEND MY WHOLE LIFE WITH YOU / LIBERATED LADY / RE-RUN / Etc


  




 Street People
Street People
US VIGOR LP Promo - £12 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed!

Quality NYC male vocal group sound with a feel good mix of Soul & Soulful Disco cuts. NEVER GET ENOUGH OF YOU / GOTTA GET BACK WITH YOU / RE-RUN / WANNA SPEND MY WHOLE LIFE WITH YOU / LIBERATED LADY / RE-RUN / Etc


  




 Strutt
Time Moves On
US BRUNSWICK LP - £22 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed with minor sleeve wear

Mid seventies soul and disco funk sound with a couple of nice soul tunes Inc. the modern sounding SAID YOU DIDN'T LOVE HIM


  




 Sweat Band
Sweat Band
US UNCLE SAM LP - £10 EX DJ STOL & STOC

1980 project from BOOTSY / BERNIE WORRELL / MACEO PARKER / FRED WESLEY which is well funky and spaced in a PFunk style - Inc. HYPER SPACE / FREAK TO FREAK / JAMAICA / BODY SHOP / Etc..


  




 Syl Johnson
Brings Out The Blues In Me
US SHAMA LP - £55 Nr. Mint in shrink!

This lp has the unusual scenario of a Black US artist lifting a groove from a White UK group. It is of course usually the other way around. The tune in question is The Stones - 'Miss You' which has been heavily borrowed from for the title tune. Also features an updated version of IS IT BECAUSE I AM BLACK & SOCK IT TO ME also has the funk


  




 Sylvester
And The Hot Band
US BLUE THUMB LP - £20 Sealed with tiny cut out / light wear at back corners / presumed to Include poster

1st LP from 1973 Inc. the funky tunes MY COUNTRY 'TIS OF THEE & SOUTHERN MAN! & has a scented flower sticker on the sleeve.


  




 Sylvester
And The Hot Band
US BLUE THUMB LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / tiny cut out hole / with poster

1st LP from 1973 Inc. the funky tunes MY COUNTRY 'TIS OF THEE & SOUTHERN MAN! & has a scented flower sticker on the sleeve.


  




 Syreeta
One To One
AUSTRALIA MOTOWN LP - £10 VG++

The lovely TIKI TIKI DONGA touches places other tunes cannot reach.


  




 Tease
Tease
US RCA LP - £20 Sealed with saw cut

Consistent lp of early eighties boogie with a PRINCE feel Inc. FLASH / BITE / BOYS AND GIRLS / PUT THE BRAKES ON BABY / PRETTY LITTLE LADY


  




 Teena Marie
Lady T
US GORDY LP - £7 Sealed with small saw cut

Yet another classic lp from Teena who always has great support musicians. Inc. the huge Disco Funk classic BEHIND THE GROOVE as well as LONELY DESIRE / YOU'RE ALL THE BOOGIE I NEED and strong slow cuts WHY DID I FALL IN LOVE WITH YOU & CAN IT BE LOVE


  




 Teena Marie
It Must Be Magic
US GORDY LP - £12 Sealed with small saw cut

More Classics from Teena who Produced this one herself &always has great support musicians. Inc. the huge Disco IT MUST BE MAGIC as well as the Jazzy winner PORTUGUESE LOVE


  




 The Band AKA
The Band
US PPL (Red Label) LP - £15 EX

great 1981 Soul / Funk sound on FUNNY KIND OF LOVE / NEW BEGINNING / STEPPIN' OUT / FUNK DOWN / GRACE and a couple of slow cuts. Red label copy with thicker sleeve


  




 The Band AKA
The Band
US PPL (Blue Label) LP - £17 Nr. Mint

great 1981 Soul / Funk sound on FUNNY KIND OF LOVE / NEW BEGINNING / STEPPIN' OUT / FUNK DOWN / GRACE and a couple of slow cuts. Blue label copy with thinner sleeve


  




 The Band AKA
The Band
US PPL (Red Label) LP - £18 Mint / Unplayed

great 1981 Soul / Funk sound on FUNNY KIND OF LOVE / NEW BEGINNING / STEPPIN' OUT / FUNK DOWN / GRACE and a couple of slow cuts. Red label copy with thicker sleeve


  




 The Band AKA
Men Of The Music
UK EPIC LP - £15 Mint / Unplayed / gold promo stamp on back of sleeve

Quality modern soul sound from 1983 Inc. JOY / IF YOU WANT TO KNOW / YOU GOT IT ALL / IT'S YOU THAT I NEED / Etc..


  




 The Blackbyrds
The Blackbyrds
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £28 Strong EX / sleeve nice / no cuts

Classic 2nd release and possibly their most consistently funky Inc. DO IT FLUID / GUT LEVEL / LIFE STYLES / FUNKY JUNKIE / Etc...


  




 The Blue Notes
The Truth Has Come To Light
US GLADES LP - £20

great soul in a modern flavour WE CAN MAKE IT


  




 The Brides Of Funkenstein
Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy
US ATLANTIC LP - £12 Strict VG / plays great / writing on sleeve / gold promo stamp

The P-funk ladies turn out a mid tempo 15 min funk/disco groove which is big with KDJ.


  




 The Brockingtons
The Brockingtons
US TODAY LP - £70 Sealed

Rare early 7T's soul LP Inc. a version of the BENNY JOHNSON tune I JUST GOT TO KNOW


  




 The Chi-Lites
(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People
US BRUNSWICK LP - £8 Strict VG / plays great / cut corner

Their 3rd lp & the one that launched them into being stars with cuts like the huge slow jam HAVE YOU SEEN HER / WHAT DO I WISH FOR & more dance oriented tunes like GIVE MORE POWER TO THE PEOPLE / WE ARE NEIGHBORS / LOVE UPRISING / YOU GOT ME WALKIN' / Etc..


  




 The Chi-Lites
A Letter To Myself
US BRUNSWICK LP Gatefold - £5 G+ / writing on cover

Quality slow cuts abound on this classic lp from 1973 + the ghetto soul sound of WE NEED ORDER


  




 The Chi-Lites
Half A Love
US BRUNSWICK LP - £10 VG+ / light sleeve wear

Another great lp GO AWAY DREAM / LIVING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ANOTHER MAN / I NEVER HAD IT SO GOOD / HERE I AM / Etc..


  




 The Chi-Lites
A Lonely Man
US BRUNSWICK LP - £6 VG / writing on label & cover

Another solid lp with loads of good slow cuts - outstanding are LIVING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ANOTHER MAN / INNER CITY BLUES / BEING IN LOVE


  




 The Chi-Lites
Toby
US BRUNSWICK LP - £7 VG+ in shrink with sleeve sticker

They go full Sweet & Deep & Balled on this lp - the only 2 tracks approaching danceable are I LIKE TO LIVE THE LOVE & GETTIN' ON OUT OF TOWN


  




 The Chi-Lites
A Letter To Myself
US BRUNSWICK LP Gatefold - £8 VG+ / light sleeve wear

Quality slow cuts abound on this classic lp from 1973 + the ghetto soul sound of WE NEED ORDER


  




 The Chi-Lites
A Letter To Myself
US BRUNSWICK LP Gatefold - £10 EX / writing on label

Quality slow cuts abound on this classic lp from 1973 + the ghetto soul sound of WE NEED ORDER


  




 The Chi-Lites
Half A Love
US BRUNSWICK LP Promo - £10 Strict VG / writing on back cover

Another great lp GO AWAY DREAM / LIVING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ANOTHER MAN / I NEVER HAD IT SO GOOD / HERE I AM / Etc..


  




 The Chi-Lites
A Lonely Man
US BRUNSWICK LP - £15 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Another solid lp with loads of good slow cuts - outstanding are LIVING IN THE FOOTSTEPS OF ANOTHER MAN / INNER CITY BLUES / BEING IN LOVE


  




 The Chi-Lites Featuring Gene Record
Heavenly Body
US CHI-SOUND / 20TH CENTURY LP - £8 Nr. Mint

Great funky soulful lp from 1980 Inc. HEAVENLY BODY / STRUNG OUT /Etc..


  




 The Cosmic Sound Orchestra
Fly Some Funk Up To The Moon
GERMANY EMI ELECTROLA LP - £60 Strong EX / light sleeve wear

Great seventies Funk out of Germany - kinda sounds American though. Several strong cuts LISTEN TO THE BEAT / I'M BEING COOL / MOVIN' GROOVIN' / WE NEED LOVE / FIGHT / DO IT FOR YOURSELF


  




 The Dynamics
First Landing
US COTILLION LP - £50 strong EX / light seam wear

Great soul from 1969 Inc. AIN'T NO LOVE AT ALL / AIN'T NO SUN (SINCE YOU'VE BEEN GONE) / WHAT WOULD I DO / SINCE I LOST YOU / Etc..


  




 The Ebonys
The Ebonys
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £30 VG+ plays great / light sleeve staining

This 1973 offering is one of the rarest lp's on the label. Has loads of great deep soul cuts as well as the dancers I'M SO GLAD I'M ME & NATION TIME & HOOK UP AND GET DOWN


  




 The Exciters
Black Beauty
US TODAY LP Promo - £50 Nr. Mint with light sleeve wear - punch hole / neat tape

Great early seventies sound with equal parts Soul & Funk. There is the monster funk tune SOUL SISTER ANNIE & DON'T IT MAKE YOU FEEL GOOD & on the more Soulful crossover tip is LEARNING HOW TO FLY / LIFE LOVE & PEACE / I CAN'T GIVE IN VG+ plays fine throughout except it clicks a little on 2 lesser tunes on side 2


  




 The Futures
The Greetings Of Peace
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £12 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Great Philadelphia soul from 1980 Inc. VICTORY / PEACE / WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT SOMEHOW / Etc..


  




 The Futures
The Greetings Of Peace
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP Promo - £12 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

Great Philadelphia soul from 1980 Inc. VICTORY / PEACE / WE'RE GONNA MAKE IT SOMEHOW / Etc..


  




 The Impressions
This Is My Country
US CURTOM LP - £30 Sealed no cut out

Just another great lp from Curtis & friends Inc. STAY CLOSE TO ME / THEY DON'T KNOW / LOVES HAPPENING / THIS IS MY COUNTRY / YOU WANT SOMEBODY ELSE / 1968 & in great condition.


 




 The Impressions
Keep On Pushing
US ABC PARAMOUNT LP - £35 Strong VG++ in shrink!

Real nice VG+ Mono Original copy of this classic Mod/Soul lp Inc. KEEP ON PUSHING / I'VE BEEN TRYING / TALKING ABOUT MY BABY / DON'T LET IT HIDE / I LOVE YOU (YEAH)


  




 The Impressions
Ridin' High
US ABC PARAMOUNT (Stereo) LP - £25 VG+ minimal sleeve wear

Yet another great sixties R&B lp from Curtis Mayfield & his boys


  




 The Impressions
Finally Got Myself Together
US CURTOM LP Gatefold - £25 Mint in shrink!

Another classic lp from 1973 with more of a modern & funky sound and so many good cuts Inc. the break introed IF IT'S IN YOU TO DO WRONG as well as one of my personal faves WE GO BACK AWAYS + MIRACLE WOMAN / I'LL ALWAYS BE HERE / GUESS WHAT I'VE GOT / DON'T FORGET WHAT I TOLD YOU / Etc..


  




 The Joneses
Keepin' Up With The Joneses
US MERCURY LP - £13 EX / cover also in really great condition / No ring wear

Another great soul set from 1974 oozing with soul I CAN'T SEE WHAT YOU SEE IN ME / HEY BABE / SUGAR PIE GUY / Etc..


  




 The Joneses
Keepin' Up With The Joneses
US MERCURY LP - £15 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Another great soul set from 1974 oozing with soul I CAN'T SEE WHAT YOU SEE IN ME / HEY BABE / SUGAR PIE GUY / Etc..


  




 The Joneses
Keepin' Up With The Joneses
US MERCURY LP - £18 Sealed - cut corner

Another great soul set from 1974 oozing with soul I CAN'T SEE WHAT YOU SEE IN ME / HEY BABE / SUGAR PIE GUY / Etc..


  




 The Joneses
Keepin' Up With The Joneses
US MERCURY LP - £10 VG+ light sleeve wear

Another great soul set from 1974 oozing with soul I CAN'T SEE WHAT YOU SEE IN ME / HEY BABE / SUGAR PIE GUY / Etc..


  




 The Joneses
The Joneses
US EPIC LP Promo - £30 Mint / Unplayed

Their second lp from 1977 benefits from being recorded in Philly with an allstar line up of musicians & produced by BOBBY ELI - several killer tunes WHO LOVES YOU / UNIVERSAL LOVE / LIES / IN LOVE AGAIN / MUSIC TO MY EARS


  




 The Joneses
The Joneses
US EPIC LP - £27 EX price sticker on sleeve

Their second lp from 1977 benefits from being recorded in Philly with an allstar line up of musicians & produced by BOBBY ELI - several killer tunes WHO LOVES YOU / UNIVERSAL LOVE / LIES / IN LOVE AGAIN / MUSIC TO MY EARS


  




 The L.A. Boppers
Make Mine Bop
US MCA LP - £12 Nr. Mint in partial shrink - wear on the open edge of cover

Inc. classic london boogie tune WRAP YOU UP!


  




 The L.A. Boppers
Bop Time!
US MERCURY LP Promo - £10 VG++ / small cut corner top right

Inc. the London Boogie classic GIVE ME SOME as well as LA LA MEANS I LOVE YOU / DREAMER / IF IT IS THAT WAY / Etc..


  




 The Main Ingredient
Shame On The World
US RCA LP - £12 Mint / Unplayed

Inc. LET ME PROVE MY LOVE TO YOU as used on ALICIA KEYS - YOU DON'T KNOW MY NAME as well as the Chicago club classic OLD GREYHOUND


  




 The Main Ingredient
Euphrates River
US RCA LP Gatefold - £13 Strong EX

Inc. HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND original version - a wharehouse classic!


  




 The Main Ingredient
Euphrates River
US RCA LP Gatefold - £10 VG+ / light sleeve wear

Inc. HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND original version - a wharehouse classic!


  




 The Main Ingredient
Euphrates River
US RCA LP Gatefold - £7 VG / light sleeve wear / stereo sticker on back

Inc. HAPPINESS IS JUST AROUND THE BEND original version - a wharehouse classic!


  




 The Main Ingredient
Shame On The World
US RCA LP - £10 EX / small saw cut bottom left

Inc. LET ME PROVE MY LOVE TO YOU as used on ALICIA KEYS - YOU DON'T KNOW MY NAME as well as the Chicago club classic OLD GREYHOUND


  




 The Main Ingredient Featuring Cuba Gooding
Ready For Love
US RCA LP - £10 Nr. Mint

Featuring CUBA GOODING - Inc. the 2 step soul classic SPOILED!


  




 The Main Ingredient Featuring Cuba Gooding
I Only Have Eyes For You
US RCA LP - £32 Mint in shrink!

Two classic soul tunes EVENING OF LOVE and the modern ALL BECAUSE OF YOU


  




 The Main Ingredient Featuring Cuba Gooding
I Only Have Eyes For You
US RCA LP - £30 Nr. Mint

Two classic soul tunes EVENING OF LOVE and the modern ALL BECAUSE OF YOU


  




 The Main Ingredient Featuring Cuba Gooding
I Only Have Eyes For You
US RCA LP - £35 sealed with tiny saw cut

Two classic soul tunes EVENING OF LOVE and the modern ALL BECAUSE OF YOU


  




 The Mighty Marvelows
The Mighty Marvelows
US ABC 7 inch - £45 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed in shrink - original price sticker on the shrink

Classic late sixties R&B set with some some great Northern Soul tunes I'M SO CONFUSED / TALKING 'BOUT YA BABY as well as some nice Soul cuts like I'M WITHOUT A GIRL & FADE AWAY


  




 The Nite-Liters
Morning Noon & The Nite-Liters
US RCA LP - £15 Strong EX saw cut

Classic Funk Instrumental LP Inc. TANGA BOO GONK used by Brand Nubians on 'Wake Up' / FUNKY DOO used by Mad Flava / KOOL PICK used by Down South & lots more


  




 The Nite-Liters
Morning Noon & The Nite-Liters
US RCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £20 Mint in shrink

Classic Funk Instrumental LP Inc. TANGA BOO GONK used by Brand Nubians on 'Wake Up' / FUNKY DOO used by Mad Flava / KOOL PICK used by Down South & lots more


  




 The Nite-Liters
Instrumental Directions
US RCA LP - £15 Nr. Mint / sleeve has minor wear on edges

Classic lp of mainly Instrumental funk tunes Inc. BAKERS INSTANT as used on Brothers Like Outlaws 'Kickin' Jazz' & AFRO STRUTT as sampled by ABOVE THE LAW & POSITIVE K


  




 The Ovations
Having A Party
US MGM LP Promo - £25 vinyl unplayed - STOC - back - neat

top quality soul LP from 1972 out of Memphis. Inc. YOUR LOVE IS LIKE A SONG TO ME / BORN ON A BACK STREET / TOUCHING ME / DON'T LOOK BACK / Etc..


  




 The Ovations
Hooked On A Feeling
US MGM LP - £70 Sealed in lovely near perfect condition

Classic male vocal trio soul sound. This 1972 lp is my favourite from them with so many sweet tunes to choose from TOUCHING ME / HOOKED ON A FEELING / ONE IN A MILLION / SO NICE TO BE LOVED BY YOU / MR. RIVER / Etc..


  




 The Ovations
Hooked On A Feeling
US MGM LP Promo - £25 Vinyl EX - some minor sleeve wear & small tear on back

Classic male vocal trio soul sound. This 1972 lp is my favourite from them with so many sweet tunes to choose from TOUCHING ME / HOOKED ON A FEELING / ONE IN A MILLION / SO NICE TO BE LOVED BY YOU / MR. RIVER / Etc..


  




 The Reflections
Love On Delivery
US CAPITOL LP - £30 Sealed with cut out hole top right

Quality mid seventies Soul (with a hint of early Disco) set with stand out slow cut SHE'S MY SUMMER BREEZE as well as midtempo bangers DAY AFTER DAY / LOVE ON DELIVERY / TELEPHONE LOVER and uptempo winners ARE YOU READY (HERE I AM) / ALL DAY ALL NIGHT / THREE STEPS FROM TRUE LOVE which got some play on the burgeoning Disco scene in the US


  




 The Reflections
Love On Delivery
US CAPITOL LP - £10 VG / stamp & writing on label / damaged cover - bottom right part missing

Quality mid seventies Soul (with a hint of early Disco) set with stand out slow cut SHE'S MY SUMMER BREEZE as well as midtempo bangers DAY AFTER DAY / LOVE ON DELIVERY / TELEPHONE LOVER and uptempo winners ARE YOU READY (HERE I AM) / ALL DAY ALL NIGHT / THREE STEPS FROM TRUE LOVE which got some play on the burgeoning Disco scene in the US


  




 The Reflections
Love On Delivery
US CAPITOL LP - £28 Nr. Mint / no cuts

Quality mid seventies Soul (with a hint of early Disco) set with stand out slow cut SHE'S MY SUMMER BREEZE as well as midtempo bangers DAY AFTER DAY / LOVE ON DELIVERY / TELEPHONE LOVER and uptempo winners ARE YOU READY (HERE I AM) / ALL DAY ALL NIGHT / THREE STEPS FROM TRUE LOVE which got some play on the burgeoning Disco scene in the US


  




 The Reflections
Love On Delivery
US CAPITOL LP - £25 Nr. Mint in shrink / cut out top right

Quality mid seventies Soul (with a hint of early Disco) set with stand out slow cut SHE'S MY SUMMER BREEZE as well as midtempo bangers DAY AFTER DAY / LOVE ON DELIVERY / TELEPHONE LOVER and uptempo winners ARE YOU READY (HERE I AM) / ALL DAY ALL NIGHT / THREE STEPS FROM TRUE LOVE which got some play on the burgeoning Disco scene in the US


  




 The Soulful Strings
Another Exposure
US CADET LP - £8 vg++

Includes great psychedelic versions of the Beatles tunes INNER LIGHT & LADY MADONNA as well as funky versions of JERICHO / MINOR ADJUSTMENT / HELLO GOODBYE but perhaps the best tune is the original Richard Evans composition SOUL MESSAGE


  




 The Strikers
The Strikers
US PRELUDE LP - £10 VG+ WOL - light sleeve wear

Classic 1981 funk/boogie sound with lots of strong cuts like INCH BY INCH / STRIKE IT UP / GIVE IT WHAT YOU GOT & the killer mid tempo tune HOLD ON TO THE FEELING which is not on 12"


  




 The United States Air Force Rock Group
Mach 1: Down To Earth
US AIR FORCE BAND LP - £20 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

Another Army Band record out of DC Inc. the Funky / Discoish STEPPIN' OUT


  




 The Van Dykes
Tellin' It Like it Is
US BELL LP - £40 Sealed

Top sixties Northern Soul sound on WHAT WILL I DO / I'M SO HAPPY / YOU'RE SHAKIN' ME UP / I WON'T HOLD IT AGAINST YOU / Etc.. dope drum heavy mid tempo tune I'VE GOT TO FIND A LOVE


  




 The Whispers
Shhh
JAPAN P-VINE LP Reissue - £25 vg+

1980 lp with remakes of NEEDLE IN A HAYSTACK / THE DIP / DR. LOVE / Etc..


  




 The Whispers
Love Story
US JANUS LP Gatefold - £12 VG / sticker on back cover / some sleeve wear

Inc. CAN'T STOP TALKIN' / HEY WHO REALLY CARES / YOU'RE WHAT'S BEEN MISSIN' FROM MY LIFE / YOU'VE CHOSEN ME / Etc...


  




 The Whispers
Greatest Hits
US JANUS LP - £8 Nr. Mint

1974 seems early in their career for a Greatest Hits lp but they had already knocked out a bunch of winners by then. Inc. the Pre-Disco sounds of BINGO / A MOTHER FOR MY CHILDREN / CAN'T HELP BUT LOVE YOU as well as loads of great Soul cuts LET'S TRY IT ONCE WITH FEELING / I ONLY MEANT TO WET MY FEET/ SOMEBODY LOVES YOU


  




 The Whispers
Bingo
US JANUS LP - £18 EX / light sleeve wear / cut corner top left

1974 Classic Philadelphia Soul from Harris/Baker/Young/Montana etc which was the roots of Disco ONCE MORE WITH FEELING / WHERE THERE IS LOVE / DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE / BINGO / A MOTHER FOR MY CHILDREN / WILL YOU BE MINE as well as a bunch of Sweet Soul / slow jams


  




 The Whispers
Bingo
US JANUS LP - £8 VG / light sleeve wear & writing on cover

1974 Classic Philadelphia Soul from Harris/Baker/Young/Montana etc which was the roots of Disco ONCE MORE WITH FEELING / WHERE THERE IS LOVE / DON'T TAKE YOUR LOVE / BINGO / A MOTHER FOR MY CHILDREN / WILL YOU BE MINE as well as a bunch of Sweet Soul / slow jams


  




 Thunderstorm
Thunderstorm
BELGIUM/NETHERLANDS DURECO BENELUX LP Gatefold - £40 Nr. Mint / has T written top right corner

EU boogie from 1981 with classic cover of SKYY - HERE'S TO YOU as well as HEY YOU GET READY / I WANNA DO IT / SUMMER LOVE


  




 Today Tomorrow Forever
Today Tomorrow Forever
US RSO LP Promo - £6 VG+ cover has light ring wear

1979 lp with a side of good soulful disco cuts I'M FOR YOU / IT'S YOUR LOVE / TAKE ME HIGHER and a side full of that late seventies Phunk sound


  




 Today Tomorrow Forever
Today Tomorrow Forever
US RSO LP Promo - £10 Mint / unplayed - light sleeve wear

1979 lp with a side of good soulful disco cuts I'M FOR YOU / IT'S YOUR LOVE / TAKE ME HIGHER and a side full of that late seventies Phunk sound


  




 Today Tomorrow Forever
Today Tomorrow Forever
US RSO LP Promo - £8 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / writing on cover

1979 lp with a side of good soulful disco cuts I'M FOR YOU / IT'S YOUR LOVE / TAKE ME HIGHER and a side full of that late seventies Phunk sound


  




 Today Tomorrow Forever
Today Tomorrow Forever
US RSO LP - £10 Nr. Mint in shrink! small cut corner bottom right

1979 lp with a side of good soulful disco cuts I'M FOR YOU / IT'S YOUR LOVE / TAKE ME HIGHER and a side full of that late seventies Phunk sound


  




 Tom Grant
You Hardly Know Me
US WMOT LP - £6 Nr. Mint / minimal sleeve wear

a typical early eighties fusion style lp apart from the outstanding monster vocal tune HEAVEN IS WAITING featuring PATRICE RUSHEN


  




 Tyrone Davis
I Just Can't Keep On Going
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £28 Nr. Mint / slight sleeve discolouring

Great soul LP from 1980 with many strong cuts OVERDUE / WANNA MAKE IT GOOD / WE DON'T NEED NO MUSIC / JUST CAN'T KEEP ON GOING as well as some nice ballads


  




 Tyrone Davis
Turning Point
US DAKAR LP - £15 Sealed no cut out / seal partly open

The usual quality soul sound we've come to expect from Tyrone - his 1975 lp Inc. EVER LOVIN' GIRL / TURNING POINT / TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME


 




 Tyrone Davis
I Just Can't Keep On Going
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £30 Mint / Unplayed

Great soul LP from 1980 with many strong cuts OVERDUE / WANNA MAKE IT GOOD / WE DON'T NEED NO MUSIC / JUST CAN'T KEEP ON GOING as well as some nice ballads


  




 U.S. Navy Port Authority Soul Band
Together
US PORT AUTHORITY LP - £85 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed

The rarer lp which was 'not for sale' just a promotional tool for the recruiting department to show how hip and cool and funky it is to be in the Navy. Inc. covers of SUPER STRUTT & HOLD ON + the funky Instrumental tune D.C. WALK


  




 U.S. Warren
For A Few Funky Dues More
US CHYTOWNS LP - £50 VG+ small writing on cover & some creasing / stains

Raw funk sound out of Chicago Inc. the 10 minute Instrumental GUERRA BAILE + PRETTY BABY / GOD GAVE ME A SONG / Etc..


  




 United Sound
Live At The Three Coins
US MARK LP - £25 Strong EX / light sleeve wear

obscure live set Inc. DON'T LET THE HEAT / BACK STABBERS


  




 Vanity 6
Vanity 6
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £12 Mint / Unplayed with gold promo stamp on cover

P-FUNK/PRINCE style production from 1982 Inc. NASTY GIRL & the Detroit like MAKE UP


  




 Various Artists
In Loving Memory
US MOTOWN LP - £15 VG+ / tiny writing on sleeve - you won

Collectable Motown tribute LP Not sure on pressing as it has Motown logo top left with 642 below it but also has the track titles on front of sleeve. Inc. Gladys Knight - JUST A CLOSER WALK / Marvin Gaye - HIS EYE IS THE SPARROW / HE - Diana Ross and Voices Of Tabernacle - STEAL AWAY for the Gospel fans. Stereo second pressing


  




 Various Artists
Bobby King Presents
US SALVADOR LP - £22 VG++ in shrink

Early compilation out of Philadelphia of R&B Inc. The Butlers - LAUGH LAUGH LAUGH / Dreamlovers - MAY I KISS THE BRIDE / Herb Johnson - GUILTY Etc..


  




 Various Artists
In Loving Memory
US MOTOWN LP - £22

Collectable Motown tribute LP Not sure on pressing as it has Motown logo top left with 642 below it but also has the track titles on front of sleeve. Inc. Gladys Knight - JUST A CLOSER WALK / Marvin Gaye - HIS EYE IS THE SPARROW / HE - Diana Ross and Voices Of Tabernacle - STEAL AWAY for the Gospel fans. Mono Deep Groove label


  




 Various Artists
In Loving Memory
US MOTOWN LP - £25 SEALED - no cuts - seal partly open

Collectable Motown tribute LP Not sure on pressing as it has Motown logo top left with 642 below it but also has the track titles on front of sleeve. Inc. Gladys Knight - JUST A CLOSER WALK / Marvin Gaye - HIS EYE IS THE SPARROW / HE - Diana Ross and Voices Of Tabernacle - STEAL AWAY for the Gospel fans.


  




 Velvet Hammer
Call Me
US SOOZI (Red Sleeve) LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £200 Nr. Mint / light ringwear which this lp always seems to have

Great Indie Soul-Disco-Funky lp. This is the second version of this lp witch has a couple less tunes to make space for the full 9 Min version of PARTY HARDY - the version on the other pressing is only 2:17. There are other good tunes Inc. HAPPY which some people think influnced the Pharrell Williams. Also IMPOSSIBLE / THE VOW / I DON'T NEED NO MARY / BOOTY WHIPPER / Etc..


  




 Vitamin E
Sharing
US BUDDAH LP - £28 Nr Mint vinyl minor cover wear

Great soul - early disco lp Produced by NORMAN CONNERS - featuring REGGIE LUCAS / MTUME / HUBERT EAVES / HARRY WHITAKER etc.. Inc. KISS AWAY / PRETTY GIRLS / NEWSROOM / Etc..


  




 Waller Family
Love Moods
US DYNAMIC ARTISTS LP - £50 promo stamp on cover light h20 & Writing on back

Great Indie funky soul LP from Virginia - Inc. GET UP AND DANCE / THE FEELINGS THAT I HAVE / WHAT GOOD IS LOVE / WITHOUT YOU TONIGHT


  




 Wanda Walden
Searchin' For Love
US ELEKTRA LP - £10 Nr. Mint

Apart from the single DON'T YOU WANT MY LOVE this is mostly slow and mid tempo tunes. Strongest of which are HOLDIN' ON & WANNA LOVE YOU TONIGHT


  




 Wanda Walden
Searchin' For Love
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £10 Mint / Unplayed

Apart from the single DON'T YOU WANT MY LOVE this is mostly slow and mid tempo tunes. Strongest of which are HOLDIN' ON & WANNA LOVE YOU TONIGHT


  




 Wax
Do You Believe In Magic
US RCA LP - £17 EX

Classic soul lp from 1981 produced by LENNY WHITE with not a bad tune in sight - Inc. APRIL LADY / WHEN AND IF I FALL IN LOVE


  




 Wild Tchoupitoulas
Wild Tchoupitoulas
UK MANGO LP - £18 Strong EX

Funky New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian group supported by The Meters with the standout Funk cuts HEY POCKY A-WAY / HEY MAMA.


  




 Wild Tchoupitoulas
Wild Tchoupitoulas
US ANTILLES LP 2nd Issue - £22 Strong EX

Funky New Orleans Mardi Gras Indian group supported by The Meters with the standout Funk cuts HEY POCKY A-WAY / HEY MAMA.


  




 William St. Clair
Organ Grinder
US ADVANA LP - £30 Looks unplayed with small neat writing on the back

Raw private press soul lp from 1976. Not the strongest vocalist but some decent cuts IF IT'S ALL THE SAME TO YOU BABY / AGNES / SECOND TIME AROUND


  




 Willie & Mighty Magnificents
On Scene 70
USA ALL PLATINUM LP - £65 EX / sleeve in shrink but has a bit of a stain near opening

Classic late sixties funk & R&B sound Inc. FUNKY 8 CORNERS(Vocal & Instrumental) TOE JAM / TAKE MY LOVE / Etc...


  




 Willie & Mighty Magnificents
On Scene 70
USA ALL PLATINUM LP - £75 Nr. Mint vinyl & sleeve apart from name written on the back

Classic late sixties funk & R&B sound Inc. FUNKY 8 CORNERS(Vocal & Instrumental) TOE JAM / TAKE MY LOVE / Etc...


  




 Zulema
Z-Licious
US LEJOINT LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £7 Nr. Mint

This is her last solo lp and despite being recorded in 1978 it's more Soul than Disco despite there being a few great uptempo tunes SEE / HIGHER PLANE / CHANGE / GOTTA FIND A WAY / PRAYING FOR A MIRACLE / Etc..


  




 Zulema
R.S.V.P.
US RCA LP - £16 Nr. Mint / no cuts / tiny bit of sleeve wear

Just a great mid seventies soul lp with somany good tunes WHAT KIND OF PERSON ARE YOU? / YOU'RE SO EMPTY / WHY(DID IT HAVE TO END THIS WAY) / I'VE GOT NEWS FOR YOU / JUST LOOK WHAT YOU'VE DONE / HALF OF YOUR HEART


  




 Zulema
Z-Licious
US LEJOINT LP - £6 EX

This is her last solo lp and despite being recorded in 1978 it's more Soul than Disco despite there being a few great uptempo tunes SEE / HIGHER PLANE / CHANGE / GOTTA FIND A WAY / PRAYING FOR A MIRACLE / Etc..


  




261 further items in stock

Al Green - Explores Your Mind
US HI LP - £8 VG+ light sleeve wear
Another classic LP from AL from 1974 - original issue!
 

Al Hudson & The Soul Partners - Cherish
US ABC LP - £12 Sealed - no cuts!
Another classic set from Al Inc. IF YOU GET CAUGHT / IF YOU FEEL LIKE DANCIN' / I LIKE EVERYTHING ABOUT YOU and some great slower cuts like SURVIVORS OF LOVE
 

Alfonzo Surrett - Comin' Out
US MCA LP - £8
Another real quality 1980 soul set out of Chicago. Not a bad cut here really. ONLY A WINNER / GIMMIE YOUR LOVE / MAKE IT FEEL GOOD / Etc..
 

Alicia Myers - I Appreciate
US MCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £6 Nr. Mint with gold promo stamp on sleeve
Inc. the slow but boogie tunes JUST PRAYING & YOU GET THE BEST FROM ME (SAY SAY SAY)
 

Alphonse Mouzon - Step Into The Funk
GERMANY METRONOME LP - £10
Jazz man gets funky & disco style on what seems to be a German only lp. best cuts are STEP INTO THE FUNK and the Instrumental mid tempo delight WHEN WE WERE YOUNG plus a decent slower cut THE LADY IN RED
 

Alvin Fields - Special Delivery
US A & M LP - £7 Nr. Mint
Standard early eighties funky boogie sound on SPECIAL DELIVERY / ANY WAY YOU LIKE IT / LUCKY NUMBER SEVEN / PUNK FUNK & the rest is pretty much slow cuts
 

Angela Bofill - Angie
US ARISTA LP Gatefold - £10 Nr. Mint / no cuts!
Soulful vocals with a fusion flavour with stand outs for me being THE ONLY THING I WOULD WISH FOR / SHARE YOUR LOVE / BABY I NEED YOUR LOVE / UNDER THE MOON & OVER THE SKY
 

Angela Bofill - Angie
US ARISTA LP Gatefold - £8 VG+ cut corner / Promo sticker on rear
Soulful vocals with a fusion flavour with stand outs for me being THE ONLY THING I WOULD WISH FOR / SHARE YOUR LOVE / BABY I NEED YOUR LOVE / UNDER THE MOON & OVER THE SKY
 

Angela Bofill - Tell Me Tomorrow
US ARISTA LP - £4 Sealed / saw cut
this being 1985 the dance cuts suffer from the clunky drum machine production. There are still a few strong slow jams though
 

Angela Bofill - Tell Me Tomorrow
US ARISTA LP - £2 Mint in shrink / saw cut
this being 1985 the dance cuts suffer from the clunky drum machine production. There are still a few strong slow jams though
 

Angela Bofill - Angel Of The Night
US ARISTA LP Gatefold - £7 Nr. Mint / Cut Corner / promo sticker and official sticker on front
Inc. great version of PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND
 

Angela Bofill - Angel Of The Night
US ARISTA LP Gatefold - £7 Nr. Mint / no cuts!
Inc. great version of PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND
 

Anita Baker - The Songstress
US BEVERLY GLEN LP Gatefold - £7 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed!
Classic set from the Songstress
 

Arthur Conley - Sweet Soul Music
US ATCO (Mono) LP - £15 VG+ / light sleeve wear / small writing on back
Classic R&B / Soul / Funk from 1967 Inc. I'M GONNA FORGET ABOUT YOU / WHO'S FOOLIN' WHO / SWEET SOUL MUSIC / Etc..
 

Ashford & Simpson - Street Opera
US CAPITOL LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £8 Sealed no cut out
Inc. LOVE IT AWAY / MAKE IT WORK AGAIN / MIGHTY MIGHTY LOVE / STREET CORNER / Etc..
 

Ashford & Simpson - Street Opera
US CAPITOL LP - £4 Nr. Mint / cut out hole top right
Inc. LOVE IT AWAY / MAKE IT WORK AGAIN / MIGHTY MIGHTY LOVE / STREET CORNER / Etc..
 

Baby Brother - Baby Brother
US COTILLION LP - £6 EX in partial shrink
1981 Funk-Boogie sound on YOU MAKE MY WARM SPOT HOT / HOW DO YOU LIKE YOUR LOVE / FUNKY SITUATION / (HANG ON) I'M COMING FOR YOU / YOU ASKED FOR IT (YOU GOT IT)
 

Barbara Mason - A Piece Of My Life
US WMOT LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £8 EX in shrink!
1981 lp with plenty of classy slow and mid tempo cuts as well as the boogie winner LET ME GIVE YOU LOVE
 

Betty Wright - Hard To Stop
US ALSTON LP - £20 nice EX copy! / saw cut
Funky southern soul set
 

Bill Cosby - Disco Bill
US CAPITOL LP - £8
Comedy meets funk and it actually works well as Bill is backed up by a lot of quality musicians. SECTION 9 / A NASTY BIRTHDAY / WHAT YA THINK 'BOUT LICKEN' MY CHICKEN
 

Billy Paul - Got My Head On Straight
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £5 Strict VG with small neat name written on back
Classic Philly soul on BLACK WONDERS OF THE WORLD / WHEN IT'S YOUR TIME TO GO / MY HEAD'S ON STRAIGHT / BE TRUTHFUL TO ME / JULY JULY JULY
 

Billy Paul - Live In Europe
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £7 Nr. Mint in shrink with small cut out top left
Inc. great versions of ME AND MRS. JONES & BROWN BABY
 

Black Satin - Black Satin Ft. Fred Parris
US BUDDAH LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £25 Light ringwear / hole drilled in cover
Quality Philly soul from 1976 on HOW I WISH WE COULD DO IT AGAIN / TEARS / GET IT UP / Etc... with insert lyric sheet
 

Black Satin - Black Satin Ft. Fred Parris
US BUDDAH LP - £20 EX Light ringwear / seem split top spine
Quality Philly soul from 1976 on HOW I WISH WE COULD DO IT AGAIN / TEARS / GET IT UP / Etc...
 

Bloodstone - We Go A Long Way Back
US T-NECK LP - £12
Great soul set from 1982 A side has 3 quality ballads and B side Inc. the great dance tune MY LOVE GROWS STRONGER
 

Blue Magic - Thirteen Blue Magic Lane
US ATCO LP - £6 VG+
Classic philly Disco - soul LP from 1975 Inc. the Disco cuts WE'RE ON THE RIGHT TRACK & MAGIC OF THE BLUE and several great Sweet Soul tunes like I LIKE YOU / STOP AND GET A HOLD OF YOURSELF
 

Bobby Womack - I Don't Know What The World Is Coming To
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £10 Sealed
For many this 1975 offering is his best lp. Inc. PUT SOMETHING DOWN ON IT which was ripped off by Rod Stewart for 'Do You Think I'm Sexy'. loads more good tunes I DON'T KNOW / WHAT'S YOUR WORLD / CHECK IT OUT / IT'S ALL OVER NOW / GET IT / Etc..
 

Bobby Womack - I Don't Know What The World Is Coming To
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £8
For many this 1975 offering is his best lp. Inc. PUT SOMETHING DOWN ON IT which was ripped off by Rod Stewart for 'Do You Think I'm Sexy'. loads more good tunes I DON'T KNOW / WHAT'S YOUR WORLD / CHECK IT OUT / IT'S ALL OVER NOW / GET IT / Etc..
 

Booker T & The MGs - Greatest Hits
US STAX LP Promo - £7 VG++ minor sleeve wear / vinyl nice
Greatest hits lp from 1970 with some of the early classics SOUL LIMBO / HIP HUG-HER.
 

Booker T & The MGs - Hip Hug-Her
US STAX (BLUE) LP - £20 VG+ WOC - back / small hole drilled in cover
1967 OG issue of this classic set of funky Instrumental dance tunes. Titled cut much sampled in many hip hop tunes as well as SUNNY
 

Booker T Jones - Try And Love Again
US A&M LP - £8 Sealed
Title track is good soul slowie from 1978
 

Booker T Jones - Try And Love Again
US A&M LP - £5
Title track is good soul slowie from 1978
 

Brenda Mitchell - Don't You Know
FRANCE BARCLAY LP - £12 EX
essentially a disco lp mostly cheesy but there are 2 decent soulful tunes HONEY CHILD / JUST ASK ME WHEN
 

Brick - Good High
US BANG LP - £6 VG+ tiny writing on back cover
Inc. classic disco break DAZZ as used by CASH MONEY/ICE CUBE/Etc..
 

Brook Benton - Makin' Love Is Good For You
US OLDE WORLD LP Promo - £5 Nr. Mint - sleeve has minor ring wear
 

Bunny Sigler - Let Me Party With You
US GOLDMIND LP - £8 Sealed
Slightly bemusing that the only stand out cut on this full on disco lp is a slow soul tune DON'T EVEN TRY (GIVE IT UP)
 

Byron Lee - Reggay Hot & Cool
US DYNAMIC LP - £15
Cool funky reggae version of SHAFT!
 

Caesar Frazier - Another Life
US WESTBOUND LP - £10 writing on back / light ring wear / Promo STOC
ANOTHER LIFE & Reprise version are nice mid tempo disco mixed by TOM MOULTON!
 

Candi Staton - Candi Staton
UK WARNER BROTHERS LP - £7 Nr. Mint
Inc. ONE MORE TRY / THE HUNTER GETS CAPTURED BY THE GAME / BETCHA I'M GONNA GET YA / LOOKING FOR LOVE
 

Central Line - Choice
UK MERCURY LP - £6
Another classic set from the brit soul group
 

Central Line - Breaking Point
UK MERCURY LP - £5 real nice copy
1981 classic set from the brit soul group
 

Central Line - Central Line
US MERCURY LP - £10
Classic 1981 boogie sound Inc. DON'T TELL ME / WALKING INTO SUNSHINE / Etc..
 

Charles Wright / The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban - Together
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £15 VG++ small cut corner top left
Classic Funk sound on 65 BARS AND A TASTE OF SOUL / DO YOUR THING / GIGGIN' DOWN 103rd - all sampled in Hip Hop
 

Chic - Chic
US ATLANTIC LP - £5 Nr. Mint in shrink!
Classic Debut lp Inc. EVERYBODY DANCE / DANCE DANCE DANCE / SAO PAULO / Etc..
 

Chocolate Milk - Comin'
US RCA LP - £20 Sealed - partially sealed
Inc. DO UNTO OTHERS which featured on my mix for ebonycuts and the awesome soulful disco tune WITH ALL OUR LOVE as well as some more straight up funk tunes STARBRIGHT / I REFUSE / FEEL THE NEED
 

Chocolate Milk - Comin'
US RCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 VG++ ringwear
Inc. DO UNTO OTHERS which featured on my mix for ebonycuts and the awesome soulful disco tune WITH ALL OUR LOVE as well as some more straight up funk tunes STARBRIGHT / I REFUSE / FEEL THE NEED
 

Chops - Chops
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £5 Mint / Unplayed with gold promo stamp on cover
under the radar lp from 1984 with a mix of flavours Inc. Funky YOUR RED HOT / the Hip Hop tinged BUST IT OUT / a couple of nice slow cuts STILL BREAKING MY HEART / I KNOW YOU and the cheeky cover version of WHEN THE WORLD IS RUNNIN' DOWN by The Police
 

Chops - Chops
US ATLANTIC LP - £6 Sealed with no cut outs
under the radar lp from 1984 with a mix of flavours Inc. Funky YOUR RED HOT / the Hip Hop tinged BUST IT OUT / a couple of nice slow cuts STILL BREAKING MY HEART / I KNOW YOU and the cheeky cover version of WHEN THE WORLD IS RUNNIN' DOWN by The Police
 

Creative Source - Pass The Feelin' On
US POLYDOR LP - £10 VG+ Cover/ring wear + bottom right corner cut out
Classic soul group with strong male & female vocals with many strong cuts but highlights are SINCERELY & TURN ON TO MUSIC
 

Creative Source - Creative Source
US SUSSEX LP Gatefold - £18 VG++ WOC - back & front - neat WOL
Great LP - their best by far WHO IS HE AND WHAT IS HE TO YOU/YOU CAN'T HIDE LOVE/Etc...
 

Creative Source - Creative Source
US SUSSEX LP Gatefold - £15 VG+
Great LP - their best by far WHO IS HE AND WHAT IS HE TO YOU/YOU CAN'T HIDE LOVE/Etc�
 

Dave 'Baby' Cortez - The Isley Brothers Way
US T NECK LP - £25 in shrink
Instrumental covers LP from organ wizard - gets funky on IT'S YOUR THING/GIVE THE WOMAN WHAT THEY WANT!
 

David Oliver - Rain Fire
US MERCURY LP - £7 Sealed
best cut is SPINNIN' ROUND IN CIRCLES with a mid tempo modern soul feel. There are also some decent soul cuts COULD IT BE LOVE / NEVER SEEN A GIRL LIKE YOU / DON'T YOU BE LONELY / Etc.
 

Dee Dee Bridgewater - Dee Dee Bridgewater
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £8 EX
This great jazz vocalist comes with a more soulful set in 1980. Inc. the awesome standout LONELY DISCO DANCER plus a few other sweet tunes ONE IN A MILLION(GUY) / THAT'S THE WAY YOU FEEL / WHEN YOU'RE IN LOVE
 

Dee Dee Bridgewater - Dee Dee Bridgewater
GERMANY ELEKTRA LP - £6 vg++ Light sleeve/ring wear
This great jazz vocalist comes with a more soulful set in 1980. Inc. the awesome tune LONELY DISCO DANCER
 

Delilah - Dancing In The Fire
US ABC LP - £5 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / small sticker on cover
4 cut LP with monster disco break on ARE YOU READY
 

Direct Current - Direct Current
US TEC LP Promo - £10
Inc. the killer boogie tune EVERYBODY HERE TONIGHT MUST PARTY which was the groove for LADY B 'TO THE BEAT Y'ALL'
 

Dynasty - Your Piece Of The Rock
US SOLAR LP - £5 Strong EX
First lp from this group with more of a commercial R&B/Disco sound Inc. I DON'T WANT TO BE A FRAK / IT'S STILL A THRILL & SATISFIED which has been sampled in house
 

Earth Wind And Fire - Raise
US COLUMBIA LP Gatefold - £4 Strict VG / STOC
Inc. I'VE HAD ENOUGH / WANNA BE WITH YOU / LADY SUN
 

Earth Wind And Fire - Powerlight
US COLUMBIA LP - £5 VG+ in shrink but with a bump on left side
Yet another great lp from 1983 Inc. SIDE BY SIDE / SPREAD YOUR LOVE / FALL IN LOVE WITH ME / SOMETHING SPECIAL / THE SPEED OF LOVE / Etc..
 

Earth Wind And Fire - Raise
US COLUMBIA LP Gatefold - £7 Nr. Mint
Inc. I'VE HAD ENOUGH / WANNA BE WITH YOU / LADY SUN
 

Ebony Rhythm Funk Campaign - Watchin' You Watchin' Me
US CHI-SOUND LP - £10
Nice soul & funk sound with several decent tunes YOU GOT ME RUSHIN' / 69c / GIVING ME LESS LOVE / Etc..
 

Edwin Birdsong - What It Is
US POLYDOR LP - £12 VG+ some basic cover damage / corner cut out
ROY AYERS collaborator goes solo but covers a couple of tunes made famous by ROY - PRETTY BROWN SKIN / IT'S HARD TO MOVE WHEN IT'S YOUR MOVE as well as several other funky tunes SPIRIT OF DO DO / WHEN A NEWBORN BABY IS BORN / UNCLE TOM GAME as well as an unlikely version of the club rocker MONGOOSE
 

Eloise Laws - Eloise Laws
US LIBERTY LP - £4 Nr. Mint in shrink with cut out hole
Best cuts are I'M JUST WARMIN' UP & GOT YOU INTO MY LIFE
 

Eloise Laws - Eloise Laws
US LIBERTY LP - £5 Mint / Unplayed in shrink / no cuts
Best cuts are I'M JUST WARMIN' UP & GOT YOU INTO MY LIFE
 

ESG - ESG
US POW WOW LP Promo - £60
Very rare promo only lp from 1991 with earlier material such as STANDING IN LINE and some unreleased tracks
 

Etta Jones - Etta Jones '75
US WESTBOUND / 20TH CENTURY LP Promo - £10 Nr. Mint / light sleeve ring wear
Tough beat intro on FARE TO HEAVEN + decent covers of GRANDMA'S HANDS / I JUST DON'T WANT TO BE LONELY / GO AWAY LITTLE BOY
 

Facts Of Life - Sometimes
US KAYVETTE LP - £10 Sealed - cut corner
Great southern funky soul sound with a version of the 2 step classic WHAT WOULD MY MAMA SAY + CAUGHT IN THE ACT(OF GETTING IT ON) & UPHILL
 

Faith Hope & Charity - Faith Hope & Charity
US RCA LP - £5 VG+ light sleeve wear
Great & much ignored 1975 Disco-Soul set from Van McCoy Inc. LITTLE BIT OF LOVE / TO EACH HIS OWN / DISCO DAN / DON'T GO LOOKING FOR LOVE / MELLOW ME / Etc..
 

Fantastic Four - Night People
US WESTBOUND LP - £8 Nr. Mint in shrink
mid seventies soulful disco set Inc. HIDEAWAY / IF I LOSE MY JOB / DON'T RISK YOUR HAPPINESS ON FOOLISHNESS
 

Fantastic Four - Night People
US WESTBOUND LP - £10 Sealed - cut corner bottom left
mid seventies soulful disco set Inc. HIDEAWAY / IF I LOSE MY JOB / DON'T RISK YOUR HAPPINESS ON FOOLISHNESS
 

Fatback - Hot Box
US SPRING LP Promo - £8 Nr. Mint / looks unplayed
Inc. GOTTA GET SOME(MONEY) / BACKSTROKIN' / LOVESPELL / Etc..
 

Fausto Papetti Sax - 14a Raccolta
ITALY DURIUM LP - £8 G+
Inc. a funky as version of SLIPPIN' INTO DARKNESS with tough drums
 

Felix & Jarvis - Felix & Jarvis
CANADA QUALITY LP - £18 Small hole cut out of cover
1983 boogie sound THE WHIP / BOUNCE / TOUCH YOU / Etc..
 

Frankie Valli - Chameleon
US MOWEST LP - £12 DJSTAMP back cover
Motowns' white soul singer gives us the classic northern tune THE NIGHT
 

Galactic Force Band - Spaced Out Disco
US SPRINGBOARD LP - £10 vg a little background noise/some cover wear - half usual price
Inc. the cosmic space funk of SPACE DUST!
 

Geoffrey Stoner - Ain't Nothin' Freaky
US OVATION LP - £15 VG+
Bluesy R&B singer gets some funky backing and some flute accompaniament - best cuts are the title cut and his version of a CHECK OUT YOUR MIND
 

George Benson - Tell It Like It Is
US A & M LP Gatefold - £10 Strict VG - plays decent
Inc. MY WOMAN'S GOOD TO ME that went big on the Soul scene about 15 years ago
 

Gladys Knight & The Pips - All I Need Is Time
US SOUL LP - £7 EX in shrink
Inc. her version of THANK YOU(FALLETIN ME BE MICE ELF AGAIN)
 

Gladys Knight & The Pips - A Little Knight Music
US SOUL LP - £6 VG++ small cover wear
1975 lp which seems to be a best of - so many great tunes CAN YOU GIVE ME LOVE WITH A GUARENTEE / IN THE MIDDLE OF THE ROAD / DON'T TELL ME I'M CRAZY / PUT A LITTLE LOVE IN YOUR HEART / COME TOGETHER / NO ONE COULD LOVE YOU MORE / ALL WE NEED IS A MIRACLE
 

Gladys Knight & The Pips - Touch
US COLUMBIA LP - £10
1981 lp from Gladys in great soul style Inc. BABY DON'T WASTE MY TIME / LOVE WAS MADE FOR TWO / Etc...
 

Gloria Gaynor - I've Got You
US POLYDOR LP - £5 WOC - neat
Mostly cheese & then there are 2 slower Funky tunes at the end TALK TALK TALK & DO IT RIGHT
 

Gloria Gaynor - Gloria Gaynor
US ATLANTIC LP - £8
1982 with some decent boogie tunes RUNAROUND LOVE / TEASE ME / LOVE ME REAL
 

Gloria Gaynor - Love Tracks
US POLYDOR LP Promo - £4 VG+
The lp that gave us her biggest hit I WILL SURVIVE also Includes ANYBODY WANNA PARTY & decent version of GOIN' OUT OF MY HEAD
 

Gloria Jones - Reunited
US AVI LP Promo - £18
Slightly odd lp as it has a great 1982 boogie tune BODY HEAT and the only other good tune is her original sixties version of TAINTED LOVE
 

Gloria Jones - Windstorm
US CAPITOL LP - £8 Sealed / hole cut out of cover
Late seventies soul with a few decent tunes. The funky disco cut BLUE LIGHT MICROPHONE and the mid tempo soulful winner WINDSTORM then a decent slowish tune HOOKED ON YOU BABY
 

Gloria Jones - Windstorm
US CAPITOL LP - £7 Small WOL / hole cut out of cover
Late seventies soul with a few decent tunes. The funky disco cut BLUE LIGHT MICROPHONE and the mid tempo soulful winner WINDSTORM then a decent slowish tune HOOKED ON YOU BABY
 

Godmoma - Here
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £15
P-Funk/soul female vocal trio produced by BOOTSY COLLINS! Inc. GODMOMA HERE /HANDS UP(Punk Funk) / Etc..
 

Godmoma - Here
US ELEKTRA LP - £15
P-Funk/soul female vocal trio produced by BOOTSY COLLINS! Inc. GODMOMA HERE / HANDS UP(Punk Funk)/Etc..
 

Gwen Guthrie - Just For You
US ISLAND LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £8 Sealed no cuts
Her 1985 offering produced by Deodato. Inc. JOY RIDER / THRILL ME / Etc..
 

Gwen Guthrie - Just For You
US ISLAND LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £6 Nr. Mint / gold promo stamp on cover
Her 1985 offering produced by Deodato. Inc. JOY RIDER / THRILL ME / Etc..
 

Gwen McCrae - Something So Right
US CAT LP - £7 VG WOC - back / light cover wear
Great lp Inc. IRON WOMAN / DAMN RIGHT IT'S GOOD / LET NATURE TAKE IT'S COURSE / Etc..
 

Hamilton Bohannon - Phase II
US MERCURY LP - £10 Sealed with cut
Another classic lp with a big orchestral funky disco sound on ANDREA / WHAT IS A DREAM & MOVING FAST which actually moves real slow
 

Harry Ray - It's Good To Be Home
US SUGARHILL LP - £5
Inc. the great mid tempo tune LOVE IS A GAME & a nice slow cut LOST AFFAIR
 

Henri Gruel - Musiques Des Aventures De Tarzan
FRANCE PATHE LP - £30
Not strictly afro but check out the jungle grunts on the funky LA DANSE DES GRANDS SINGES NUS
 

Herb Reed & Sweet River - Sweet River
UK PVK LP - £5 Nr. Mint signed by the band on back cover
Seems to be UK only for this quality Soul lp from former member of The Platters. Inc. lots of sweet & soulful tunes IT'S THE FUNNY WAY / SHOWMAN / WHAT'S YOUR NAME WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER / Etc..
 

Ike & Tina Turner And The Ikettes - Come Together
US LIBERTY LP - £5 Strict VG / WOC - sleeve tear
Lots of classic tunes COME TOGETHER / DOIN' IT / YOUNG & DUMB / Etc..
 

Jackie Wilson - It's All A Part Of You
US BRUNSWICK LP - £6 Strict VG / Some sleeve wear
1970 lp on more of a slow song tip with a great version of THIS GUY'S IN LOVE WITH YOU
 

Jackie Wilson - This Love Is Real
US BRUNSWICK LP - £15
Title cut is a classic & many more
 

Jackie Wilson - This Love Is Real
US BRUNSWICK LP - £18 Sealed - cut corner
Title cut is a classic & many more
 

Jackie Wilson - I Get The Sweetest Feeling
US BRUNSWICK LP - £13 EX WOC - back - neat
Great sixties soul Inc. YOU KEEP ME HANGIN' ON / YOU BROUGHT ABOUT A CHANGE IN ME / YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY / GROWIN' TALL / A WOMAN NEEDS TO BE LOVED / Etc..
 

Jackie Wilson - I Get The Sweetest Feeling
US BRUNSWICK LP Promo - £15 vinyl Nr. Mint writing on back cover
Great sixties soul Inc. YOU KEEP ME HANGIN' ON / YOU BROUGHT ABOUT A CHANGE IN ME / YOU SHOWED ME HOW TO BE HAPPY / GROWIN' TALL / A WOMAN NEEDS TO BE LOVED / Etc..
 

James Brown - Pure Dynamite!
US KING (CROWNLESS) LP Gatefold - £30
Strong VG++ vinyl with some dirt on sleeve and split seam
 

James Brown - Get Up Offa That Thing
US POLYDOR LP - £15 WOL / Small STOC
As sampled by P.E. / B.D.P. / SCHOOLY D Etc..
 

James Brown - Live At The Garden
US KING LP - £30 WOC - back / Tapped seam
Strong VG++ vinyl
 

James Brown - Live At The Apollo Volume II
US KING (Blue) 2xLP - £20 VG+ seam splits
Legendary live set from the Godfather of soul
 

James Brown And His Famous Flames - Please Please Please
US KING (CROWNLESS) LP 2nd Issue - £15
Condition: Good only - several light scratches cover seem splits
 

James Brown And His Famous Flames - Shout And Shimmy
US KING LP - £20
Condition: Good only - several light scratches. Cover seem splits
 

James Brown And His Famous Flames - Tour The U.S.A.
US KING LP - £20
Condition: Good only - several light scratches. Cover seem splits
 

James Brown And His Famous Flames - The Amazing
US KING LP - £15
Condition: poor - several light scratches cover seem splits
 

James Brown Show - the Apollo Theatre Presents Live In Person
US KING (BLACK) LP - £20
Condition: Vinyl - VG++ Cover - top seem split
 

James Brown With Louie Bellson Orchestra - Soul On Top
US KING LP Gatefold - £12 VG Some cover / ring wear
 

James Last - Voodoo Party
UK POLYDOR LP - £10 Nr. Mint
Mr Last has a couple of decent Funky lp's - this one see's him going a bit Bongo Band style with layers of drums & Percussion on cuts like SING A SIMPLE SONG / JINGO / EVERYDAY PEOPLE / INNER CITY BLUES / Etc..
 

Jay Dee - Come On In Love
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £24 Small WOC - back - neat
Inc. vocal version of the classic LOVE UNLIMTED ORCHESTRA tune STRANGE FUNKY GAMES AND THINGS
 

Jimmy Lewis - Totally Involved
US HOTLANTA LP - £35 Sealed - bottom right corner is a little bent
Quality southern soul sound with several good cuts of which most are not on 7" - from the dancer's THANK YOU / THAT WON'T STOP ME FROM LOVING YOU IS THAT A WAY TO TREAT A LADY to the slow cut HOW LONG IS A HEARTACHE SUPPOSED TO LAST
 

Jimmy Lewis - Totally Involved
US HOTLANTA LP Promo - £30 Mint apart from neat writing on label & cover
Quality southern soul sound with several good cuts of which most are not on 7" - from the dancer's THANK YOU / THAT WON'T STOP ME FROM LOVING YOU IS THAT A WAY TO TREAT A LADY to the slow cut HOW LONG IS A HEARTACHE SUPPOSED TO LAST
 

Jimmy Ruffin - Ruff N Ready
US SOUL LP - £25 nice clean copy in shrink with small cut out
Just a quality crossover soul set with loads of great tunes EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE / DON'T LET HIM TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME / IT'S WONDERFUL TO BE LOVED BY YOU / 96 TEARS / SAD & LONESOME FEELING / LONELY LONELY MAN AM I / FAREWELL IS A LONELY SOUND
 

Jimmy Ruffin - Ruff N Ready
US SOUL LP - £20 VG++ Cut out - botton right corner / seem split - top
Just a quality crossover soul set with loads of great tunes EVERYBODY NEEDS LOVE / DON'T LET HIM TAKE YOUR LOVE FROM ME / IT'S WONDERFUL TO BE LOVED BY YOU / 96 TEARS / SAD & LONESOME FEELING / LONELY LONELY MAN AM I / FAREWELL IS A LONELY SOUND
 

Jimmy Scott - Falling In love Is Wonderful
US TANGERINE LP - £50 5" top right seam split - vinyl strong VG++
Original white label mono issue. vinyl strong VG++ - no feeler scratches
 

Joe Tex - From The Roots Came The Rapper
US ATLANTIC LP - £10 Nr. Mint / Looks unplayed / saw cut / small WOC
More slow & Soul cuts on this 1972 lp. Still funky on I CAN DO IT BETTER / CHAINED IN THE MIND / SOMETHINGS IN LIFE ARE WORTH DYING FOR
 

Joe Tex - Rub Down
US EPIC LP - £7 Nr. Mint in shrink!
Joe is up to his usual old Funky tricks on this 1978 lp Inc. GET BACK LEROY / GET IT (AND GET ON HOME) / I KNOW HOW YOU LIKE YOUR LOVING / DON'T CRY OVER SPILLED MILK / YOU MIGHT BE DIGGING THE GARDEN
 

Johnnie Taylor - Rare Stamps
US STAX (Mono) LP Promo - £15 Nr. Mint Promo STOC
Lots of quality tunes here WHO'S MAKING LOVE / TOE HOLD / YOU CAN'T GET AWAY FROM IT / I AIN'T PARTICULAR / Etc..
 

Johnnie Taylor - Taylored In Silk
US STAX LP - £8 Strong EX copy
Silky soul from 1973 with mostly slow cuts
 

Johnny Ace - Memorial Album / Again Johnny Sings
US DUKE LP - £20 Nice clean EX copy / has the small beginning of a seam split bottom right
Orange label Mono issue which appears to be a sixties pressing??
 

Jr. Walker - A Gasssss
US SOUL LP - £5 Nr. Mint!
Classic sixties Motown sound
 

Juicy - It Takes Two
UK EPIC LP - £4 VG+
Inc. SUGAR FREE
 

Kim Weston - Kim Kim Kim
US VOLT (Yellow Label) LP - £12 VG+ Saw cut / light cover wear
Quality southern soul set with SOUL ON FIRE & BROTHERS & SISTERS being the more funky tunes & JAY-Z sample on the slow jam WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY
 

Kim Weston - Kim Kim Kim
US VOLT (Blue Label) LP - £12 VG+ In shrink
Quality southern soul set with SOUL ON FIRE & BROTHERS & SISTERS being the more funky tunes & JAY-Z sample on the slow jam WHEN SOMETHING IS WRONG WITH MY BABY
 

Kleeer - License To Dream
US ATLANTIC LP - £6
1981 lp with a good mix of disco & funk GET TOUGH / DE KLEEER TING / HYPNOTIZED / RUNNING BACK TO YOU / Etc..
 

Klymaxx - Never Underestimate The Power Of A Woman
US SOLAR LP - £6 Mint / Unplayed but with some sleeve wear
This 1981 lp is at the more commercial end of the R&B market but it's still a quality production & these girls sure can sing. Best underground cuts for me are the mid tempo YOU'RE THE GREATEST & NEVER UNDERESTIMATE THE POWER OF A WOMAN whilst on more of a fun tip are ALL FIRED UP & I WISH YOU WOULD (TELL ME SOMETHING GOOD)
 

Kool & The Gang - Live At The Sex Machine
US DE-LITE LP Gatefold - £15 Nice clean copy - looks unplayed
Inc. heavy live versions of WHO'S GONNA TAKE THE WEIGHT & FUNKY MAN both have been heavily sampled in hip hop
 

Kool & The Gang - Music Is The Message
US DE-LITE LP Test Pressing - £12 vg++ bargian price
Inc. LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE/SOUL VIBRATIONS/ELECTRIC FROG/FUNKY GRANNY all much sampled....Original test Pressing in plain cover
 

Kool & The Gang - Good Times
US DE-LITE LP - £15 cover split seam - vinyl clean
Another classic funk excursion from the gang with big breaks on GOOD TIMES / RATED X / NORTH SOUTH EAST WEST / FATHER FATHER
 

Kool & The Gang - Good Times
US DE-LITE LP - £28 Sealed with cut out
Another classic funk excursion from the gang with big breaks on GOOD TIMES / RATED X / NORTH SOUTH EAST WEST / FATHER FATHER
 

L.T.D. - For You
US MONTAGE LP - £10 Sealed / no cuts but a little wear top corners
Tough Funk & Soul sound on this 1983 lp Inc. PARTY WITH YOU (ALL NIGHT) / STOP ON BY / SLICK / STEPPIN' OUT / Etc..
 

Lakeside - Your Wish Is My Command
US SOLAR LP Gatefold - £5
Gatefold promo copy - 1981 funk sound
 

Lakeside - Untouchables
US SOLAR LP Gatefold - £6
Classic funk sound from 1983
 

Lamont Dozier - Right There
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £10
Man this guy knew how to pull on those hearts strings. Is it the sweet voice or the heartfelt lyrics - so moving. Not really a bad cut on here
 

Lamont Dozier - Out Here On My Own
US ABC LP - £12 VG++ light sleeve wear
More classic soul from the man. TRYING TO HOLD ON TO MY WOMAN / FISH AIN'T BITIN' / Etc.. with insert
 

Lee Oskar - Lee Oskar
US UNITED ARTISTS LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £6 Sealed with cut out
1976 first solo lp from the man on Harmonica from WAR. Inc. his left of center Funk Sound on THE PROMISED LAND / STARKITE / Etc..
 

Lee Oskar - Lee Oskar
US UNITED ARTISTS LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £4 Nr. Mint / cut corner / light sleeve wear
1976 first solo lp from the man on Harmonica from WAR. Inc. his left of center Funk Sound on THE PROMISED LAND / STARKITE / Etc..
 

Lifestyle - Lifestyle
US MCA LP - £8 WOC - back- with insert!
5 piece male vocal group recorded in Philly with that feel good uptempo soulful disco sound on TRYING TO MAKE IT UP TO YOU / JUST WANT TO BE WITH YOU / KATRINA and the rest is mostly slow cuts
 

Lifestyle - Lifestyle
US MCA LP - £10 Mint Unplayed! cut corner - with insert!
5 piece male vocal group recorded in Philly with that feel good uptempo soulful disco sound on TRYING TO MAKE IT UP TO YOU / JUST WANT TO BE WITH YOU / KATRINA and the rest is mostly slow cuts
 

Lilith - Boston Ride
US GALAXIA LP - £20 Nr. Mint vinyl - small neat writing back cover + a sticker
All girl group heavy on the cover versions BACK IN LOVE AGAIN / PICK UP THE PIECES / LONG TRAIN RUNNIN' there is even a break on the original funky Instrumental NOMAD
 

Linda Jones - Your Precious Love
US TURBO LP - £12 VG / seam split / cover wear
Sweet female vocal soul which sounds like it's from the early seventies Inc. NOT ON THE OUTSIDE
 

Lorraine Ellison - Lorraine Ellison
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £12 STOL
3rd lp from this former Gospel singer with a couple of great slow funky tunes DO BETTER THAN YOU'RE DOIN' / THE ROAD I TOOK and nice Gospel flavour on I'LL FLY AWAY
 

Lou Johnson - With You In Mind
US VOLT LP Promo - £30 vinyl nice EX condition. WOL/WOC - back - neat
Classic funky/bluesy southern soul sound produced by ALLEN TOUSSAINT - so many good cuts
 

Love Unlimited - Under The Influence Of...
US 20th CENTURY LP - £5 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / small writing on back
LOVE'S THEME / WELL WE FINALLY MADE IT / Etc..
 

Love Unlimited - Under The Influence Of...
US 20th CENTURY LP - £8 nice EX copy in shrink
LOVE'S THEME / WELL WE FINALLY MADE IT / Etc..
 

Love Unlimited Orchestra - Music Maestro Please
US UNLIMITED GOLD LP - £8 Nr. Mint in shrink!
Another classic Barry White Instrumental lp Inc. MIDNIGHT GROOVE / I WANNA STAY / GIVE UP YOUR LOVE GIRL / BRING IT UP / Etc... much sampled in Hip Hop also
 

Lovesmith - Lovesmith
US MOTOWN LP - £15 Sealed
Male vocal outfit from the Motown stable from 1981
 

Lovesmith - Lovesmith
US MOTOWN LP - £12 Nr. Mint in shrink!
Male vocal outfit from the Motown stable from 1981
 

Lovesmith - Lovesmith
US MOTOWN LP Promo - £10 EX some minor creasing to sleeve!
Male vocal outfit from the Motown stable from 1981
 

Luther Vandross - Never Too Much
US EPIC LP - £5 VG+ / small sleeve tear
Classic lp - 1st press
 

Luther Vandross - Give Me The Reason
US EPIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £4 Nr. Mint In shrink
Classic
 

Luther Vandross - Luther
CANADA COTILLION LP No cover - £10 VG++
1st lp from Luther Inc. IT'S GOOD FOR THE SOUL Parts 1 & 2 / EVERYBODY REJOICE / EMOTION EYES as well as some nice slow cuts
 

Major Harris - How Do You Take Your love
US RCA LP - £15 STOC - front
Classic soul
 

Mammatapee - On The One
US WHITFIELD LP - £6 Nr. Mint
Norman Whitfield production form 1980 with a mix of Funk & Soul & Disco tunes. LET THE MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND / WATCHA GONNA DO / GOT TO STOP WANTING IT. Most sophisticated tune is the nice slow soul cut EASIER TO SAY GOODBYE
 

Margie Joseph - Makes A New Impression
US VOLT LP - £18 Nr. Mint in shrink!
Great southern soul lp Inc. STOP IN THE NAME OF LOVE as used by FAT JOE
 

Margie Joseph - Sweet Surrender
US ATLANTIC LP - £8 Heavy ring/cover wear
Awesome soul lp from 1974 produced and arranged by ARIF MARDIN with many great cuts RIDIN' HIGH / IF I'M STILL AROUND / SWEET SURRENDER / COME LAY SOME LOVIN' ON ME / I STILL LOVE YOU / COME WITH ME / TO KNOW YOU IS TO LOVE YOU / Etc.....in fact there is not a bad cut on the lp
 

Marlena Shaw - Take A Bite
US COLUMBIA LP - £7 small cover wear
Inc. the disco classic TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING
 

Marlena Shaw - Take A Bite
US COLUMBIA LP - £7 WOC - front - neat
Inc. the disco classic TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING
 

Martha Reeves - We Meet Again
US FANTASY LP - £5
this lp has 2 decent cuts in a soulful/modern disco style YOU'RE LIKE SUNSHINE & DEDICATED TO BE YOUR WOMAN
 

Marv Johnson - More Marv Johnson
US UA LP - £25 G+ seam split - small neat stamp on back
Original Mono Deep Groove. Sadly only G+ condition. Plays with a constant background fuzz
 

Marvin Gaye & His Girls - Marvin Gaye & His Girls
US TAMLA (TS 293) LP - £10 nice copy still in shrink - no cuts
early pressing
 

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverley - Inspiration
US CAPITOL (16305) LP 2nd Issue - £7 Sealed no cut out
yet another great lp from Maze that oozes Soul LOVELY INSPIRATION / FEEL THAT YOU'RE FEELIN' / WOMAN IS A WONDER / AIN'T IT STRANGE / Etc..
 

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverley - Inspiration
US CAPITOL (11912 Red label) LP - £7 in shrink!
yet another great lp from Maze that oozes Soul LOVELY INSPIRATION / FEEL THAT YOU'RE FEELIN' / WOMAN IS A WONDER / AIN'T IT STRANGE / Etc..
 

Meli'sa Morgan - Do Me Baby
US CAPITOL LP - £6 Nr. Mint / Looks unplayed
Classic mid eighties soul Inc. FOOL'S PARADISE / HEART BREAKING DECISION
 

Melvin Van Peebles - Brer Soul
US A&M LP Gatefold - £22 promo in Gatefold sleeve
Mr. Van Peebles' off kilter vocal and abstract arrangements seem to be MADLIB's favourite sample source. Inc. THE DOZENS / CATCH THAT ON THE CORNER / Etc..
 

Michael Cooper - Just What I Like
US REPRISE LP - £8 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed!
Quality Soul from 1989
 

Minnie Riperton - Stay In Love
US CAPITOL LP 2nd Issue - £10 Sealed
Inc. WOULDN'T MATTER WHERE YOU ARE / YOUNG WILLING & ABLE / Etc..
 

Ozone - Walk On
US MOTOWN LP - £8 VG+ gold promo stamp on sleeve / cut corner top right
Classic funk from 1980
 

Ozone - Walk On
US MOTOWN LP - £6 Strict VG / Gold Promo Stamp & price sticker on sleeve
Classic funk from 1980
 

Ozone - Walk On
US MOTOWN LP - £10 Strong EX / Gold Promo stamp on sleeve
Classic funk from 1980
 

Patti Labelle - Tasty
US EPIC LP - £4 VG+ WOC /taped seam
Inc. the cute mid tempo latin disco tune TEACH ME TONIGHT (ME DUSTA TU BAILE)
 

Peabo Bryson - Paradise
US CAPITOL LP - £6 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear
Quality soul lp from 1980 Inc. PARADISE and a whole lot more
 

Peabo Bryson - I Am Love
US CAPITOL LP - £7
Yet another top quality early eighties soul lp from CAPITOL records who at that time seemed to be trying to make up for it's lack of black artists in the 6t's & early 7t's - so many great cuts LOVE IS ON THE RISE / GET READY TO CRY / THERE'S NO GUARENTEE / SPLIT DECISION / MOVE YOUR BODY / Etc..
 

Philippe Wynne - Philippe Wynne
US SUGARHILL LP - £10
Quality 1984 soul lp from the former FUNKADELIC man with a much more soulful & boogie sound in his later years with several good slow cuts as well as the gospel soul of HELP US STAND & good mid tempo boogie like HE DON'T LOVE YOU / LOVIN' YOU IS KILLING ME / Etc..
 

Philippe Wynne - Philippe Wynne
US SUGARHILL LP - £12 Sealed / top right corner cut out
Quality 1984 soul lp from the former FUNKADELIC man with a much more soulful & boogie sound in his later years with several good slow cuts as well as the gospel soul of HELP US STAND & good mid tempo boogie like HE DON'T LOVE YOU / LOVIN' YOU IS KILLING ME / Etc..
 

Phyllis Hyman - Can't We Fall In Love Again
US ARISTA LP - £7
Inc. DON'T TELL ME TELL HER
 

Polly Brown - Special Delivery
UK GTO LP - £10 Nr. Mint
1975 lp from UK artist recently purchased from an older US Disco DJ - interesting that it was appreciated over there more than at home. Inc. mid tempo pre-disco sounds of S.O.S. & DIAL L FOR LOVE
 

Rafael Cameron - Cameron All The Way
US SALSOUL LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £7 Sealed with saw cut
Classic RANDY MULLER produced early eighties 'funk' sound Inc. CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOU / FOR THE LOVE OF YOU / JEALOUSY / Etc...
 

Rafael Cameron - Cameron
US SALSOUL LP - £8 Nr. Mint in shrink
Classic 1980 Salsoul boogie produced by RANDY MULLER Inc. MAGIC OF YOU / FUNKDOWN / LET'S GET IT OFF / Etc..
 

Rafael Cameron - Cameron All The Way
US SALSOUL LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £6 Mint in shrink with small saw cut
Classic RANDY MULLER produced early eighties 'funk' sound Inc. CAN'T GET ENOUGH OF YOU / FOR THE LOVE OF YOU / JEALOUSY / Etc...
 

Randy & The Gypsys - Randy & The Gypsys
US A&M LP - £8 Sealed with cut out
1989 Soul lp with the London pirate radio 2 step tune LUV THANG
 

Randy Brown - Intimately
US PARACHUTE LP - £8 VG Signed by the artist
Silky soul lovers LP
 

Randy Brown - Intimately
US PARACHUTE LP Promo - £10
Silky soul lovers LP
 

Raydio - Raydio
UK ARISTA LP - £4
Classic 1977 funk sound from Ray Parker & Jerry Knight YOU NEED THIS (TO SATISFY THAT) / GET DOWN / Etc..
 

Raydio - Raydio
US ARISTA LP Promo - £7 Looks unplayed - cut corner top right
Classic 1977 funk sound from Ray Parker & Jerry Knight YOU NEED THIS (TO SATISFY THAT) / GET DOWN / Etc..
 

Raydio - Rock On
US ARISTA LP - £5 VG+ plays great
Great Disco -Funk-Soul set from 1977. Inc. the Disco-Funk cuts HOT STUFF / ROCK ON / WHEN YOU'RE IN NEED OF LOVE and WHAT YOU WAITIN' FOR is more of a Funk cut but probably best are the slower Soul tunes like MORE THAN ONE WAY TO LOVE A WOMAN / GOIN' THRU SCHOOL AND LOVE / YOU CAN'T CHANGE THAT
 

Raydio - Rock On
US ARISTA LP - £10 Sealed with official sticker
Great Disco -Funk-Soul set from 1977. Inc. the Disco-Funk cuts HOT STUFF / ROCK ON / WHEN YOU'RE IN NEED OF LOVE and WHAT YOU WAITIN FOR is more of a Funk cut but probably best are the slower Soul tunes like MORE THAN ONE WAY TO LOVE A WOMAN / GOIN' THRU SCHOOL AND LOVE / YOU CAN'T CHANGE THAT
 

Raydio - Raydio
US ARISTA LP - £7 Nr. Mint in shrink
Classic 1977 funk sound from Ray Parker & Jerry Knight YOU NEED THIS (TO SATISFY THAT) / GET DOWN / Etc..
 

Raydio - Raydio
US ARISTA LP - £8 Sealed - partly open / cut corner top right
Classic 1977 funk sound from Ray Parker & Jerry Knight YOU NEED THIS (TO SATISFY THAT) / GET DOWN / Etc..
 

Real Thing - Real Thing
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £8 Nr. Mint
UK feel good Soul that crossed over to be a pop hit with YOU TO ME ARE EVERYTHING / CAN'T GET BY WITHOUT YOU / YOUNG & FOOLISH & a more funky sound on FLASH
 

Revelation - Get In Touch
US RCA LP - £8
Their 1979 lp Inc. LIVE IT DOWN / Etc..
 

Rose Royce - Golden Touch
US WHITFIELD LP - £8
Inc. some funk tunes I WANNA MAKE IT WITH YOU / FUNKIN' AROUND / YOU'RE A WINNER and some slow cuts WOULD YOU PLEASE BE MINE / AND YOU WISH FOR YESTERDAY / LOVE IS IN THE AIR
 

Roy Ayers Presents Ubiquity - Starbooty
US ELEKTRA LP - £7 VG++ WOL - front - neat
ROY AYER'S band give up the funky and soulful sounds on IF YOU WANNA SEE THE SUNSHINE / SIMPLE AND SWEET / Etc..
 

Rufus & Chaka - Street Player
US ABC LP Gatefold - £8
Inc. the infectious DESTINY as well as a cover of CHICAGO 'STREET PLAYER' & STAY
 

Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan
US ABC LP - £7 Nr. Mint OG
Another classic LP from the ultimate soul/disco diva SWEET THING/CIRCLE/DANCE WIT ME/Etc
 

Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan - Rufus Featuring Chaka Khan
US ABC LP - £5 WOC - front / WOL
Another classic LP from the ultimate soul/disco diva SWEET THING/CIRCLE/DANCE WIT ME/Etc
 

Rufus Thomas - Live Doing The Push & Pull at PJ's
US STAX LP - £25
Live funky set from the early seventies Inc. (DO THE) PUSH AND PULL / DO THE FUNKY CHICKEN / THE PREACHER AND THE BEAR / Etc..
 

Rufus Thomas - Live Doing The Push & Pull at PJ's
US STAX LP Promo - £25
Live funky set from the early seventies Inc. (DO THE) PUSH AND PULL / DO THE FUNKY CHICKEN / THE PREACHER AND THE BEAR / Etc..
 

Rufus With Chaka Khan - Camoflage
US MCA LP - £6 WOC
Yet another classic set from 1981 in more of a boogie mood Inc. SECRET FRIEND / JIGSAW / MUSIC MAN(THE DJ SONG) / BETTER TOGETHER / HIGHLIGHT / Etc..
 

Rufus With Chaka Khan - Live - Stompin' At The Savoy
US MCA 2xLP - £6 Sealed
 

Sharon Ridley - Stay A While With Me
US PHIL - L.A. Of Soul LP - £30
Quality Philadelphia soul set with mostly ballads and slow burners
 

Shorty Long - The Prime Of
US SOUL LP - £20 Vinyl strong EX - sleeve has some basic wear
Great MOTOWN soul sound and at times funky GIVE ME SOME AIR
 

Side Effect - After The Rain
US ELEKTRA LP - £10
Inc. their cover of GEORGY PORGY
 

Sly & The Family Stone - Heard Ya Missed Me Well I'm Back
UK EPIC LP - £12 Nr. Mint / Small writing on back / light cover wear
Inc. WHAT WAS I THINKIN' IN MY HEAD / HEARD YA MISSED ME / BLESSING IN DISGUISE / SEXY SITUATION / MOTHER IS A HIPPIE / LET'S BE TOGETHER / THE THING / FAMILY AGAIN
 

Sly Stone - San Francisco 1964 - 67
US SCULPTURE LP - £3 VG++ / light ring / sleeve wear
Inc. huge break on ROCK DIRGE
 

Sly Stone - San Francisco 1964 - 67
US SCULPTURE LP - £5 Nr. Mint
Inc. huge break on ROCK DIRGE
 

Special Delivery - Living On The Run
US M&M LP Promo - £8 EX cut corner
Quality soul set from 1981 Inc. GOT TO BE NUMBER ONE / DON'T DENY MY LOVE / Etc..
 

Stephanie Mills - Movin' In The Right Direction
US ABC LP - £12 VG / sleeve wear
Early lp from 1975 from great singer. Best soul tunes are MOVIN' IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION & I DON'T WANT TO GO BACK & her cover of SOMEWHERE OVER THE RAINBOW is also nice
 

Stephanie Mills - Stephanie
US 20th CENTURY LP Gatefold - £5 EX
Yet another classic lp Inc. TOP OF MY LIST / I BELIEVE IN LOVE SONGS / MY LOVE'S BEEN GOOD TO YOU & the classic duet with Teddy Pendergrass TWO HEARTS
 

Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
US 20th CENTURY LP - £5 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / name written on back
Classic anthemic disco/soul produced by MTUME Inc. NEVER NEW LOVE LIKE THIS BEFORE / TRY MY LOVE / Etc..
 

Stephanie Mills - Sweet Sensation
US 20th CENTURY LP - £5 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / tiny sticker on top left of sleeve
Classic anthemic disco/soul produced by MTUME Inc. NEVER NEW LOVE LIKE THIS BEFORE / TRY MY LOVE / Etc..
 

Sylvia - Pillow Talk
US VIBRATION LP Promo - £7 VG++ Promo STOC
Classic sweet soul sound from 1973
 

Tavares - Love Uprising
US CAPITOL LP - £12 Sealed
Yet another quality lp from Tavares with plenty of soulful & uplifting tunes
 

Tavares - Future Bound
US CAPITOL LP - £5 DJ STOC
Another decent lp from these guys - stand out for me is FEEL SO GOOD
 

Tavares - Supercharged
US CAPITOL LP - £6 WOC - back neat
Inc. the wonderful summery tune BAD TIMES which reminds me of STEELY DAN for some reason. WHY CAN'T WE FALL IN LOVE is also nice
 

Tavares - Words And Music
US RCA LP - £8
Inc. a couple of great tunes BABY I WANT YOU BACK & DEEPER IN LOVE
 

Terry King - I Want You Back
US TERRGREGO LP - £30 WOC - back - small
Rare & obscure mid 8T's 4 cut lp out of Miami
 

The Dazz Band - Invitation To Love
US MOTOWN LP Promo - No cover - £5
Great 1980 funk-boogie sound Inc. SKATE LOVERS / SHAKE IT UP / MAGNETIZED / Etc..
 

The Electric Indian - Keem-O-Sabe
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £6 EX / sleeve quite worn
Late sixties Instrumental Funk-Soul lp recorded in Philly by Vince Montana & Joe Tarsia - full of cover versions SPINNING WHEEL / MY CHERIE AMOUR / ONLY THE STRONG SURVIVE plus a few Indian themed original compositions RAIN DANCE / GERONIMO
 

The Family - The Family
US WARNER BROTHERS LP Gatefold - £8 Strong EX
Includes the left field sleaze classic SCREAMS OF PASSION & NOTHING COMPARES TO YOU while elsewhere it's Prince style Funk TM on cuts like MUTINY / YES / SUMMER PAJAMAS
 

The Fatback Band - Hot Box
US SPRING LP Test Pressing - £10
Inc. GOTTA GET SOME(MONEY)/BACKSTROKIN'/LOVESPELL/Etc..Test Press - no cover
 

The Hesitations - Solid Gold
US KAPP LP - £20
 

The Hesitations - Where We're At!
US KAPP LP - £20
Sixties soul lp in near perfect condition
 

The Ice Man's Band - Introducing...
US MERCURY LP - £10 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed! small neat writing on back cover
Jerry Butler's backing band get a chance to stretch out on their own. Mostly Instrumental but some have backing vocals. Plenty of useful funky cover versions I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE / COME TOGETHER / PEOPLE MAKE THE WORLD GO ROUND but the toughest tune is one of their own IT'S DOWN TO THAT
 

The Intruders - Cowboys To Girls
US GAMBLE LP Promo - £25 WOL / WOC
Great 60's soul
 

The Isley Brothers - Isleys' Greatest Hits
US T NECK LP - £8 vg++
This was released in 73 so Inc. loads of great tunes from there 60's early 70's period IT'S YOUR THING/GET INTO SOMETHING/WORK TO DO/SPILL THAT WINE/BROTHER BROTHER Etc...
 

The J.B.'s - Hustle With Speed
US PEOPLE LP - £22 VG++ light surface marks
Classic slightly more disco-funk JB's LP from 75 Inc. TRANSMOGRAPFICATION / TAURUS ARIES & LEO as well as J.B.'S MONORAIL - as used by EPMD on 'LET THE FUNK FLOW'
 

The Masqueraders - Love Anonymous
US HOT BUTTERED SOUL/ABC LP - £5
Classic soul group produced by ISAAC HAYES with that sweet 1977 disco era soulful disco production on BE FOR REAL / MODERN DAY WOMAN / THE BICENTENNIAL / RUNAWAY SLAVE and some slow cuts like CAN'T NOBODY LOVE ME LIKE YOU DO
 

The Meters - Cissy Strutt
US ISLAND LP - £20 Mint in shrink
Seems to be a 1974 release featuring cuts from their previous lp's. Tons o' breaks here LOOK-KA PY PY / CISSY STRUT / HERE COMES THE METERMAN / EASE BACK / SOPHISTICATED CISSY / Etc..
 

The Moments - The Other Side Of The Moments
US STANG LP - £12 VG+ / light ringwear
That classic Moments sound
 

The Moments - A Moment With The Moments
US STANG LP - £25 Sealed no cut out
One of the best from the moments with loads of great tunes - I'VE GOT TO KEEP ON LOVING YOU(JUNGLE BROTHERS) / SO THIS IS OUR GOODBYE(DE LA SOUL) have both been sampled
 

The Moments - Live At The Miss Black America Pageant
US STANG LP - £30 Sealed with small cut out
That classic Moments sound
 

The Moments - The Other Side Of The Moments
US STANG LP - £18 Nr. Mint with small cut out hole
That classic Moments sound
 

The Moments - Moments With You
US STANG LP Gatefold - £15 Sealed
Side 1 has the usual quality slow cuts you've come to expect from The Moments but side 2 has funky & soulful cuts CLAP YOUR HANDS TO THE MUSIC / COME IN GIRL / RUNNING & LA LA LA / STAY
 

The Ovations - Piece Of Mind
US GOLDWAX LP - £25
 

The Persuaders - The Persuaders
US ATCO LP - £15
Nice soul LP from 1973 with TRYING GIRLS OUT as sampled by Jay Z
 

The Soulful Strings - Paint It Black
US CADET LP - £12 VG+
Debut lp from 1966 arranged by Richard Evans fusing funky strings & Funky grooves to great effect THE SIDEWINDER / CALIFORNIA DREAMIN' / PAINT IT BLACK / WADE IN THE WATER / Etc.. Awesome & unusual funky version of TAKE FIVE
 

The Sweet Inspirations - Sweets For My Sweet
US ATLANTIC LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £15 Mint / Unplayed
Quality soul from 1969
 

The Ventures - New Testament
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £10
Guitar led Instrumental group get funky on KATANA/PESADO/Etc...
 

The Younghearts - A Taste Of The Younghearts
US 20th CENTURY LP - £12 EX/WOC - back cover
Great male vocal soul trio from 74' - YOU'RE NOT HEAR WITH ME
 

The Younghearts - A Taste Of The Younghearts
US 20th CENTURY LP - £14 real nice copy - minor dark patch bottom right of sleeve
Great male vocal soul trio from 74' - YOU'RE NOT HEAR WITH ME
 

The Younghearts - All About Love
US ABC LP - £15 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed
Great feel good soulful sound from 1977 with so many good cuts Inc. LET'S FALL IN LOVE AGAIN / BACK STREET LOVE AFFAIR / GHOST TOWN / NUMBER ONE ATTRACTION / IF / SHO' NUFF MUST BE LOVE / LOVE FOR LOVE / Etc..
 

The Younghearts - Do You Have The Time
US 20 th CENTURY LP - £10 VG cover wear
Title track was used on ACE & ACTION TOGETHER - LP Inc. extra skatt version too. Also was Re-edited by DANNY KRIVITT
 

Thelma Houston - Sunshower
US ABC DUNHILL LP - £10 Nr. Mint WOC tiny cut out
1969 lp Inc. JUMPIN' JACK FLASH / CHEAP LOVIN' / MIXED UP GIRL / Etc..
 

Three Ounces Of Love - Three Ounces Of Love
US MOTOWN LP - £10
Not a rare LP but can't get enough of the smooth disco-soulful tune GIVE ME SOME FEELING
 

Timmy Thomas - Why Can't We Live Together
US GLADES LP - £12
Interesting LP with Timmy singing and playing organ over a linn drum machine - contains the classic title song
 

Tyrone Davis - Can't You Tell It's Me
US COLUMBIA LP Promo - £7 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed
His 1979 lp & he is coming on strong with Side 1 full of quality Soul slowies. Best Disco-Boogie cut is LOVE YOU FOREVER
 

Tyrone Davis - Turning Point
US DAKAR LP - £6 vg cover in shrink but with small damp damage
The usual quality soul sound we've come to expect from Tyrone - his 1975 lp Inc. EVER LOVIN' GIRL / TURNING POINT / TURN BACK THE HANDS OF TIME
 

Various Artists - DiscoTech #2
US MOTOWN LP - £10
Inc. the killer Norman Jay favourite SUPREMES 'BAD WEATHER'
 

Various Artists - Lights Out:San Francisco
US BLUE THUMB LP Gatefold - £18 small ringwear
'Voco Presents The Soul Of The Bay Area' - Featuring unreleased tracks from TOWER OF POWER - the killer being MAHDI(THE EXPECTED ONE)
 

Voices Of East Harlem - Can You Feel It
US JUST SUNSHINE LP - £22 VG+ basic sleeve wear
Amazing lp from New Yorks finest gospel soul group arranged by LEROY HUTSON Inc. AMAZING LOVE/SO RARE/TAKE A STAND/Etc..
 

Voices Of East Harlem - Can You Feel It
US JUST SUNSHINE LP - £18 VG cover wear
Amazing lp from New Yorks finest gospel soul group arranged by LEROY HUTSON Inc. AMAZING LOVE/SO RARE/TAKE A STAND/Etc..
 

Wax - Attack
US RCA LP - £5 STOC - front & back & score mark on back cover
 

Wayne Cochran And His C.C. Riders - Alive And Well And Living In A Bitch Of A World
US KING LP Gatefold - £20 VG+ cut out
Funky stuff from a Funky Southern white dude Inc. the instrumental CHOPPER 70 + vocal tunes C.C. RIDER / RIDERS BLUES / Etc.. then there is the long tune LET ME COME WITH YOU which really stretches out and gets all psychedelic
 

Wayne Davis - A View From Another Place
US ATLANTIC LP - £7 Strict VG / writing on label & sleeve also small damp damage
Funky jazzy male vocal with a bit of an Andy Bey vibe but his vocal is not as unique. The 11 minute JOEL 2:28 is hella funky as is SOMEBODY'S WATCHING YOU whilst a little more left of centre is I LIKE THE THINGS ABOUT ME THAT I ONCE DESPISED
 

William Bell - Relating
US STAX LP - £8 VG Seam splits / strip cut out
His 1973 lp Inc. the more modern & Hutson like YOU'VE GOT THE KIND OF LOVE I NEED as well as a strong slow cut LOVIN' ON BORROWED TIME & the more typical funky southern STAX sound NOBODY BUT YOU + the deep soul sounds of DRINKIN' & THINKIN' & YOU DON'T WANT A MAN VG lots of light scratches - shouldn't sound too much
 

Wing & A Prayer Fife & Drum Corps - Babyface
US ATLANTIC LP - £5
Inc. Garage classic funky disco cover version of ELEANOR RIGBY!
 

 

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