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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 - £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


  




 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 Wilson
I've Got A Feeling
US PLAYBOY LP - £6 VG+ / check clip from this copy

Great soul lp Inc. BABY I WANT YOUR BODY & the great modern tune I'VE GOT A FEELING (WE'LL BE SEEING EACH OTHER AGAIN)


  




 Al Wilson
I've Got A Feeling
US PLAYBOY LP - £10 Sealed - no cuts!

Great soul lp Inc. BABY I WANT YOUR BODY & the great modern tune I'VE GOT A FEELING (WE'LL BE SEEING EACH OTHER AGAIN)


  




 Aretha Franklin
Aretha In Paris
US ATLANTIC LP - £40 Sealed / no cuts

Classic late sixties live show Inc. GROOVIN' / (YOU MAKE ME FEEL) LIKE A NATURAL WOMAN / RESPECT / CHAIN OF FOOLS Etc...


  




 Aretha Franklin
With Everything I Feel In Me
US ATLANTIC LP - £5 VG++ / saw cut / tear / stains

yet another classic lp from 1974 Inc. WITH EVERYTHING I FEEL IN ME / WHEN YOU GET RIGHT DOWN TO IT / DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART / SING IT AGAIN - SAY IT AGAIN / YOU MOVE ME / Etc..


  




 Aretha Franklin
Aretha
US ARISTA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £10 Nr. Mint / cut corner bottom right

1980 lp Inc. her great cover of WHAT A FOOL BELIEVES as well as LOVE ME FOREVER & slow jam TOGETHER AGAIN but my favourite is the 2 Step winner TAKE ME WITH YOU


  




 Aretha Franklin
The Gospel Soul Of
US CHECKER LP - £12 strict VG / small writing on sleeve & label / clip from this copy

This is Aretha going back to church & singing Gospel with little more than piano accompaniament and occasional voices of encouragement - oh and maybe 'The Spirit' early seventies issue


  




 Aretha Franklin
Soul '69
US ATLANTIC (SD 8212-PR) LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £32 Nr. Mint - Looks hardly played but has writing on the sticker & back

Another classic lp Inc. GENTLE ON MY MIND / TRACKS OF MY TEARS/ ELUSIVE BUTTERFLY / BRING IT ON HOME TO ME / PITIFUL / RIVER'S INVITATION / RAMBLIN' / Etc


  




 Aretha Franklin
With Everything I Feel In Me
US ATLANTIC LP - £12 Sealed with small saw cut

yet another classic lp from 1974 Inc. WITH EVERYTHING I FEEL IN ME / WHEN YOU GET RIGHT DOWN TO IT / DON'T GO BREAKING MY HEART / SING IT AGAIN - SAY IT AGAIN / YOU MOVE ME / Etc..


  




 Aretha Franklin
Yeah!!! (In Person With Her Quartet)
US COLUMBIA (Mono CL 2351) LP - £35 VG+ in shrink / no cuts

Original Mono pressing from 1965 with so many classics on here LOVE FOR SALE / MUDDY WATER / Etc..


  




 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
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
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


  




 Ava Cherry
Ripe
US RSO LP Promo - £15 Nr. Mint

Great soulful disco sound from 1980 with cuts produced by BOBBY ELI & CURTIS MAYFIELD - has 2 lovely soulful disco tunes I JUST CAN'T SHAKE THE FEELING & I'M ALWAYS READY + a quality uptempo disco tune YOU NEVER LOVED ME as well as the mid tempo sleeze disco style tune GIMMIE YOUR LOVIN'


  




 Barbara Jean English
Barbara Jean English
US ALITHIA LP - £45 Nr. Mint / small name written on the back

really classy Soul lp produced by George Kerr from 1973. Not a bad cut on here but worth a mention are COMIN' OR GOING' BREAKIN' UP A HAPPY HOME / YOU'RE GONNA NEED SOMEBODY TO LOVE YOU


  




 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 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
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.


  




 Bloodstone
We Go A Long Way Back
US T-NECK LP - £17 Nr. Mint / probably unplayed

Great soul set from 1982 A side has 3 quality ballads and B side Inc. the great dance tune MY LOVE GROWS STRONGER as well as NITE TIME FUN / FUNKIN' AROUND & sweet mid tempo MY KIND OF WOMAN


  




 Bloodstone
Natural High
US LONDON LP - £17 VG+ / in shrink / cut corner top right / clip from this copy

Inc. the classic title tune as well as well as TELL IT TO MY FACE / YOU KNOW WE'VE LEARNED / THAT'S THE WAY WE MAKE OUR MUSIC / Etc..


  




 Bloodstone
We Go A Long Way Back
US T-NECK LP - £14 EX / light sleeve wear

Great soul set from 1982 A side has 3 quality ballads and B side Inc. the great dance tune MY LOVE GROWS STRONGER as well as NITE TIME FUN / FUNKIN' AROUND & sweet mid tempo MY KIND OF WOMAN


  




 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 Womack
Someday We'll All Be Free
US BEVERLY GLEN LP Gatefold - £10 Sealed / no cuts

Another classic Soul set


 




 Breakwater
Breakwater
US ARISTA LP - £12 G+ plays decent / clip from this copy / cut corner / MIKE written on sleeve

The other great lp from this male vocal group Inc. WORK IT OUT / FEEL YOUR WAY / DO IT TILL THE FLUID GETS HOT


  




 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..


  




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

This 1974 lp is produced by Johnny Bristol & is way more Soulful than his earlier releases. Inc. the modern soul monster I'M JUST A KISS AWAY as well as BABY DON'T STOP & slow cut PAIN both sampled in Hip Hop. There are more Soulful cuts like GOT TO FIND MS. RIGHT / WANTS AND NEEDS (THE EARTH SONG) / WE GOT LOVE / PULL YOURSELF TOGETHER


  




 Bunky Keels
Funky Bunky
US GUINNESS LP - £20 Nr. Mint / old price sticker on sleeve

Another obscure and rare lp from this obscure & collectable label which brought us Carlos franzetti - this one is kinda blues rock?? Check VAMPIN' / WALK DON'T RUN


  




 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..


  




 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)


  




 Chocolate Milk
Comin'
US RCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £10 Strict VG / ring wear which this sleeve always suffers / clip from this copy

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. with insert


  




 Chocolate Milk
Hipnotism
US RCA LP - £8 Nr. Mint / played once to record clip / promo stamp on back

1980 lp with cheeky 8T's funk sound on HIPNOTISM / HEY LOVER / I'M YOUR RADIO and a couple of quality soul cuts I CAN'T BELIEVE (YOU SAID) IT'S OVER / DAWN


  




 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 Bridges
And The L.A. Happening
US VAULT LP Gatefold - £45 Nr. Mint vinyl & sleeve

Solid funk/soul set from the west coast Check out KEEP YOUR FAITH BABY / GIRL WANTED / HEAD OVER HEALS / Etc..


  




 Chuck Bridges
And The L.A. Happening
US VAULT LP Test Pressing - £30 VG+ / check clip from this copy

Solid funk/soul set from the west coast Check out KEEP YOUR FAITH BABY / GIRL WANTED / HEAD OVER HEALS / Etc.. no sleeve art


  




 Chuck Bridges
And The L.A. Happening
US VAULT LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £25 VG / check clip from this copy

Solid funk/soul set from the west coast Check out KEEP YOUR FAITH BABY / GIRL WANTED / HEAD OVER HEALS / Etc.. Gatefold sleeve


  




 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


 




 Collage
Get In Touch
US SOLAR LP Promo - £10 Mint / played once to record clip / gold promo stamp & tiny writing on back of sleeve

Another quality soul - boogie set from 1983 - best cuts are MOVE IN TIME / YOUNG GIRLS / ALIEN ZZZ


  




 Collage
Get In Touch
US SOLAR LP - £6 Strict VG / light sleeve wear

Another quality soul - boogie set from 1983 - best cuts are MOVE IN TIME / YOUNG GIRLS / ALIEN ZZZ


  




 Collage
Do You Like Our Music?
GERMANY SOLAR LP - £8 Nr. Mint / played once to record clip

Inc. their great version of GROOVIN' as well as SPECIAL OCCASION / DO YOU LIKE OUR MUSIC / SHAKE & GROOVE IT / Etc..


  




 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..


  




 Creative Source
Creative Source
US SUSSEX LP Gatefold - £15 VG+ / small pressing bubble on first 2 tunes on side A / check clip

Great LP - their best by far WHO IS HE AND WHAT IS HE TO YOU / YOU CAN'T HIDE LOVE / Etc... This was very popular at the time of release so it's tough to find clean


  




 Creative Source
Creative Source
US SUSSEX LP Gatefold - £20 Nr. Mint / sleeve also real nice

Great LP - their best by far WHO IS HE AND WHAT IS HE TO YOU / YOU CAN'T HIDE LOVE / Etc... This was very popular at the time of release so it's tough to find clean


  




 Creative Source
Pass The Feelin' On
US POLYDOR LP - £15 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed / minimal sleeve wear

Classic soul group with strong male & female vocals with many strong cuts like SINCERELY / TURN ON TO MUSIC / PASS THE FEELIN' ON / FUNKY LUVAH / DON'T BE FARAID (TAKE MY LOVE)


  




 Creative Source
Consider The Source
US POLYDOR LP - £15 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / plays fine as you can hear from the clip

Classic Funk N' Soul set from 1976 Inc. GOOD LOVIN' IS GOOD LIVIN' / SINGIN' FUNKY MUSIC SURE TURNS ME ON


  




 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


  




 Dave 'Baby' Cortez
The Isley Brothers Way
US T NECK LP - £18 Nr. Mint in shrink with cut out hole

Instrumental covers LP from organ wizard - gets funky on IT'S YOUR THING/GIVE THE WOMAN WHAT THEY WANT!


  




 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


  




 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


 




 Dee Dee Sharp Gamble
What Color Is Love
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £10 Nr. Mint / writing on sleeve

Quality philly lp which is more Soul than Disco Inc. NOBODY COULD TAKE YOUR PLACE / I BELIEVE IN LOVE / I'D REALLY LOVE TO SEE YOU & a cover of Terry Callier's WHAT COLOR IS LOVE + reprise version


  




 Dee Dee Sharp Gamble
Dee Dee
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £10 EX / light sleeve wear / sticker residue

Inc. the garage classic BREAKING AND ENTERING plus the London Soul-Boogie classic EASY MONEY


  




 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


  




 Donny Gerrard
Donny Gerrard
US GREEDY LP - £8 Nr. Mint / sleeve near perfect apart from name written

Inc. uplifting modern soul sounds of PEACE FOR US ALL & HE'S ALWAYS SOMEWHERE AROUND


  




 Eddie Kendricks
Eddie Kendricks
US MOTOWN (M5-151V1) LP 2nd Issue - £6 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear / sticker residue

Yet another great lp from the former Temptation. Best & best known is KEEP ON TRUCKIN' & there also several strong slow & mid tempo tunes like NOT ON THE OUTSIDE / ONLY ROOM FOR TWO / EACH DAY I CRY A LITTLE / Etc.. 1981 Motown reissue


  




 Eddie Kendricks
Something More
US ARISTA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £8 Nr. Mint / Cut corner top right / promo stickers / some creasing to / bends to sleeve

His 1979 lp produced by PATRICK ADAMS Inc. I NEVER USED TO DANCE


  




 Eddie Kendricks
Slick
UK MOTOWN LP - £20 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear / sticker residue

Inc. the killer & much sampled slow jam INTIMATE FRIENDS + THEN CAME YOU / DIAMOND GIRL / CALIFORNIA WOMAN & a bunch more


  




 Eddie Kendricks
All By Myself
US TAMLA LP - £20 Nr. Mint / saw cut / light ring wear

First debut lp after the Temptations Inc. LET'S GO BACK TO DAY ONE / IT'S HARD FOR ME TO SAY GOODBYE / SOMTHING'S BURNING and CAN I as sampled by Ice Cube / Talib Kweli / T-Pain


  




 Eddie Kendricks
I've Got My Eyes On You
US MS. DIXIE LP - £35 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / in shrink / no cuts

Lesser known lp on tiny label out of ATLANTA from 1983 and has 3 great tunes in the 83' style I'LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LIKE YOU / I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU / NO LONG CONVERSATION


  




 Eddie Kendricks
Love Keys
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £8 Nr. Mint

1981 with a good cover of Lou Courtney's I DON'T WANT NOBODY ELSE as well as I'M IN NEED TO LOVE / (OH) I NEED YOUR LOVIN' / YOU CAN'T STOP MY LOVING / Etc..


  




 Eddie Kendricks
I've Got My Eyes On You
US MS. DIXIE LP - £28 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear top corners

Lesser known lp on tiny label out of ATLANTA from 1983 and has 3 great tunes in the 83' style I'LL NEVER FIND ANOTHER LIKE YOU / I'M IN LOVE WITH YOU / NO LONG CONVERSATION


  




 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
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


  




 Fatback
Tasty Jam
UK SPRING LP - £6 Strict VG / light sleeve wear / check clip from this copy

Heavy Disco-Funk sound from 1981 Inc. WANNA DANCE (KEEP UP THE DANCE) / KEEP YOUR FINGERS OUT THE JAM / KOOL WHIP / HIGH STEPPIN' LADY / Etc..


  




 Fatback
Phoenix
US SPRING LP - £10 Sealed with small saw cut

Inc. JUST BE MY LOVE / YOU'VE GOT THAT MAGIC / I LOVE YOU SO / THE DRUM SONG / JUMP UP BABY


 




 Flashlight
Flashlight
US PHILLYGROOVE LP Promo - £12 vinyl Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear & writing on back

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


  




 Flashlight
Flashlight
US PHILLYGROOVE LP Promo with Picture sleeve - £9 Strict VG / plays great - check clip / small writing on label / small tear on back from h2o damage

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


  




 Flashlight
Flashlight
US PHILLYGROOVE LP - £15 Strong EX

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


  




 Flowchart
The New Harlem Funk
ITALY MAXIMUS LP - £175 Lovely Nr. Mint vinyl & sleeve - has a small export stamp on label

Very rare and highly collectable early eighties Italo Boogie/Funk sound with several good cuts Including vocal & Instrumental versions of the hit ASK THE BOSS / R U SINGLE / I SAW HIM MAKE EYES ATCHOO. Tough to find clean - I doubt I'll ever see a better copy


  




 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
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


  




 Freddie Scott
Lonely Man
US COLUMBIA (CL 2660) LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £28 Mint / Promo stamp on back / clip from lesser copy

US Mono original with 2 eye logo and 360 Sound label. Inc. IT'S BEEN LIKE THIS / MY ARMS AREN'T STRONG ENOUGH / Etc.. The vinyl is actually unplayed in a sealed inner sleeve. Promo sticker on front cover & stamp on back


  




 Freddie Scott
I Shall Be Released
US PROBE LP - £18 Strict VG / tiny pin cut out hole in sleeve / clip from this copy

Inc. GIRL I LOVE YOU / I SHALL BE RELEASED / DON'T LET ME FALL / OUT OF MY MIND / Etc..


  




 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...


  




 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!


  




 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


  




 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


  




 Gloria Jones
Reunited
US AVI LP Promo - £18 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!!

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 - £5 Strict VG in shrink but with small tear on open edge / cut out hole / clip from this copy

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 - £10 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


  




 Hamilton Affair
For Roy
US MONUMENT LP - £25 Nr. Mint / writing & stamp on sleeve / cut corner

Family soul project with 2 young sons on vocals with a funky & disco feel to the tunes Inc. SOUL SISTER (someone recently told me this was played at the WAG back in the day) / HOW CAN I MAKE A GETAWAY / WIGGLIN' & GIGGLIN' / MY BABY CAN GET JUST AS FUNKY AS YOU CAN / YOU'D BETTER GET IT / LOVELY LADY / Etc..


  




 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
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
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
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 Melvin & The Blue Notes
To Be True
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £5 Strict VG / ligth sleeve wear / sticker residue

Yet another great Philadelphia Soul/Disco set BAD LUCK / WHERE ARE ALL MY FRIENDS / HOPE THAT WE CAN GET TOGETHER SOON / NOBODY COULD TAKE YOUR PLACE / Etc..


  




 Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes
To Be True
US PHILADELPHIA INTERNATIONAL LP - £7 VG+ / writing on label & sleeve

Yet another great Philadelphia Soul/Disco set BAD LUCK / WHERE ARE ALL MY FRIENDS / HOPE THAT WE CAN GET TOGETHER SOON / NOBODY COULD TAKE YOUR PLACE / Etc..


  




 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 - £22 Nr. Mint!

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


  




 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


  




 Honey Cone
Soulful Tapestry
US BUDDAH LP Gatefold - £10 EX vinyl / small sleeve tear

Sugar-coated feel good early 7T's female vocal soul Inc. WANT ADS which was played loads in the Rare groove era as well as STICK UP / ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW PARTS 1 & 2 / DON'T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS (BEFORE THEY HATCH) and side 2 is all slow cuts


  




 Honey Cone
Soulful Tapestry
US BUDDAH LP Gatefold - £20 Sealed - no cuts!

Sugar-coated feel good early 7T's female vocal soul Inc. WANT ADS which was played loads in the Rare groove era as well as STICK UP / ONE MONKEY DON'T STOP NO SHOW PARTS 1 & 2 / DON'T COUNT YOUR CHICKENS (BEFORE THEY HATCH) and side 2 is all slow cuts


  




 Honey Cone
Take Me With You
US HOT WAX LP - £15 VG+ / light sleeve wear / centre seam splits / no cuts / check clip from this copy

1970 lp from this female vocal group seems to have a tougher edge & is also their most indemand lp. Inc. TAKE MY LOVE / SUNDAY MORNING PEOPLE / SON OF A PREACHER MAN / ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH ARE YOU STRONG ENOUGH. Has some marks but plays great / check clip from this copy


  




 Honey Cone
Sweet Replies
US HOT WAX LP Gatefold - £12 Strict VG cut corner / I only heard a few clicks on DEAF BLIND - check clip from this copy

There are some tracks repeated on here from their other lp's for some reason Inc. WANT ADS / ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH / WHEN WILL IT END / SUNDAY MORNING PEOPLE / BLESSED BE OUT LOVE / Etc..


  




 Honey Cone
Sweet Replies
US HOT WAX LP Gatefold - £25 Sealed - no cuts! / name sticker on the outer shrink

There are some tracks repeated on here from their other lp's for some reason Inc. WANT ADS / ARE YOU MAN ENOUGH / WHEN WILL IT END / SUNDAY MORNING PEOPLE / BLESSED BE OUT LOVE / Etc..


  




 Honey Cone
Love Peace & Soul
US HOT WAX LP Gatefold - £10 Strong EX / sticker on sleeve / cut out hole

Inc INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY as sampled by Common as well as SITTIN' ON A TIME BOMB (WAITIN' FOR THE HURT TO COME) / ACE IN THE HOLE / DON'T SEND ME AN INVITATION / Etc..


  




 Honey Cone
Love Peace & Soul
US HOT WAX LP Gatefold - £12 Nr. Mint / played once / cut out hole

Inc INNOCENT UNTIL PROVEN GUILTY as sampled by Common as well as SITTIN' ON A TIME BOMB (WAITIN' FOR THE HURT TO COME) / ACE IN THE HOLE / DON'T SEND ME AN INVITATION / Etc..


  




 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


  




 Infernal Blues Machine
Adios Amigo
US LONDON LP - £18 EX / damp patch bottom left corner / cut out

Funky Soul sounds from 1975 Inc. WHEN YOU MOVE YOU LOOSE / ADIOS AMIGO / LOVING YOU (NEEDING YOU WANTING YOU) / Etc... Side 2 is mostly Sweet Soul cuts


  




 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


  




 J. Joyce & Co.
French Funk
SWEDEN MUSICON LP - £45 Nr. Mint / looks hardly played / check clip from this copy

Euro only Disco Funk lp with some Library feels Inc. FUNKY FEELING / THE BEAT GOES ON / Etc..


  




 J.R. Bailey
Love & Conversation
US UA LP - £27 Nr. Mint in partial shrink! / tiny pen mark on sleeve

Classic soul sound Inc. STELLA BY STARLIGHT / Etc...


  




 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


  




 James & Bobby Purify
The Pure Sound Of The Purifys - James & Bobby
US BELL (Stereo) LP - £25 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts!

Classic 6T's soul. LET LOVE COME BETWEEN US / YOU DON'T LOVE ME / SOOTH ME / TAKE WHAT I WANT / Etc..


  




 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 Jackson
Rollin' Dice
US BUDDAH LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £18 Nr. Mint looks unplayed / cut out / Romeo & Juliet sticker

Funky & soulful mid seventies set Inc. FOOTSTEPS (IN THE SHADOWS) which sounds like an early Disco cut / I'D LOVE YOU TO WANT ME / SOMETHING'S BURNING / JUNKIE / DADDY DON'T YOU WALK TOO FAST / Etc..


  




 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


  




 Jimmy Lewis
Totally Involved
US HOTLANTA LP - £25 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. This is the one with the promo sleeve


  




 Jimmy Lewis
Totally Involved
US HOTLANTA LP Promo - £22 Mint / unplayed / writing on sleeve

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. with Promo sleeve


  




 Jimmy Lewis
Totally Involved
US HOTLANTA LP - £28 Sealed no cuts

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. Full sleeve


  




 Jimmy McCracklin
Yesterday Is Gone
US STAX LP - £20 Sealed with tiny cut out hole

Funky and Bluesy lp on STAX from 1972 Inc. STAY AWAY FROM THAT MONKEY / WOULD MAN BE SATISFIED / Etc..


 




 Joanna Gardner
Joanna Gardner
US PHILLY WORLD LP - £8

Inc. the London soul classic PICK UP THE PIECES!


  




 Joe Simon
Simon Sings
US MONUMENT LP - £25 Sealed - no cuts!

Quality soul from 1968. Mostly real slow with strings on cuts like IT'S TOO LATE / MISTY BLUE and gets more upbeat on DREAMIN' & STANDING IN THE SAFETY ZONE


  




 Joe Simon
Mood Heart And Soul
US SPRING LP - £17 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!! / small saw cut / with insert

Inc. the Gladys Knight favourite NEITHER ONE OF US (WANTS TO BE THE FIRST TO SAY GOODBYE) / WALKING DOWN LONELY STREET / COME BACK HOME / Etc...


  




 Joe Simon
The Power Of Joe Simon
US SPRING LP - £15 Nr. Mint / saw cut / sleeve nice

Inc. YOU ARE THE ONE / STEP BY STEP / TALK DON'T BOTHER ME / POWER OF LOVE / GEORGIA BLUE and DROWNING IN A SEA OF LOVE which was such a hit it ended up on 2 of his lp's


  




 Joe Simon
The Chokin' Kind
US MONUMENT LP - £15 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear / little bit of clear tape on top centre seam

Plenty of cover versions DOCK OF THE BAY / WICHITA LINEMAN / LITTLE GREEN APPLES but hardly any bad tunes. Check the long clip


  




 Joe Simon
Get Down
US SPRING LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Nr. Mint / cut corner top right / light sleeve wear

1975 lp so there is some Disco / Dancefloor influence on this lp but still mid paced & Funky GET DOWN GET DOWN / MUSIC IN MY BONES / IN MY BABY'S ARMS on more of a classic Soul tip is STILL AT THE MERCY OF YOUR LOVE / YOU DON'T WANT TO BELIEVE IT / IT BE'S THAT WAY SOMETIMES /


  




 Joe Simon
The Chokin' Kind / Better Than Ever
US SOUND STAGE 7 2xLP Gatefold - £12 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear

Mid seventies reissue which marries these 2 classic 6T's lp's together Inc. IN THE GHETTO / I GOT A WHOLE LOT OF LOVIN' / WHEN / DOCK OF THE BAY / WICHITA LINEMAN / LITTLE GREEN APPLES / .Check the long clip


  




 Joe Simon
Mood Heart And Soul
US SPRING LP - £10 strict VG / light sleeve wear / cut corner

Inc. the Gladys Knight favourite NEITHER ONE OF US (WANTS TO BE THE FIRST TO SAY GOODBYE) / WALKING DOWN LONELY STREET / COME BACK HOME / Etc...


  




 Joe Simon
The Power Of Joe Simon
US SPRING LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £20 Nr. Mint / played once / in shrink with Promo sheet attached

Inc. YOU ARE THE ONE / STEP BY STEP / TALK DON'T BOTHER ME / POWER OF LOVE / GEORGIA BLUE and DROWNING IN A SEA OF LOVE which was such a hit it ended up on 2 of his lp's


  




 Joe Simon
Simon Sings
US MONUMENT LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £20 Nr. Mint

Quality soul from 1968. Mostly real slow with strings on cuts like IT'S TOO LATE / MISTY BLUE and gets more upbeat on DREAMIN' & STANDING IN THE SAFETY ZONE


  




 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 - £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
Who's Making Love
US STAX LP - £30 Strong EX / minimal sleeve wear

The title tune is an absolute classic & was sampled by Too Nice whilst HOLD ON THIS TIME is hella funky.


  




 Johnnie Taylor
Who's Making Love
US STAX LP - £15 Strict VG / writing on label & back of sleeve / clip from this copy

The title tune is an absolute classic & was sampled by Too Nice whilst HOLD ON THIS TIME is hella funky.


  




 Johnnie Taylor
Eargasm
US COLUMBIA LP - £9 Strong EX / name written on back cover

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
Rated Extraordinaire
US COLUMBIA LP - £7 Strong EX

Great soul LP from 1977 Inc. YOUR LOVE IS RATED X & HERE I GO (THROUGH THESE CHANGES AGAIN)


  




 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..


  




 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 - £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
Live At The Sex Machine
US DE-LITE LP Gatefold - £15 VG++ / light sleeve wear / small saw cut

Inc. heavy live versions of WHO'S GONNA TAKE THE WEIGHT & FUNKY MAN both have been heavily sampled in hip hop


  




 Kool & The Gang
Spirit Of The Boogie
US DE-LITE LP Gatefold - £25 Strong EX / cut corner top right

JUNGLE JAZZ has been had by BIZ MARKIE / PUBLIC ENEMY / 3rd BASS / Etc... WINTER SADNESS is seriously deep. Has incorrect title Cosmic Energy on the sleeve but correct title Sunshine And Love on the label


  




 Kool & The Gang
The Best Of
US DE-LITE LP - £20 Strict VG vinyl - light cover wear / sticker on back / check clip from this copy

1971 release with cuts from their first 2 lp's - Loadsa killer tunes & breaks KOOL'S BACK AGAIN / RAW HAMBURGER / MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND / THE PENGUIN / Etc... used to sell for a lot back in the day


  




 Kool & The Gang
Live At P.J.'S
US DE-LITE LP Gatefold - £45 VG / plays decent on the Funkiest tunes - less so on the quieter parts / check clip from this copy

Inc. N.T. one of the most sampled breaks of all time used by JUNGLE BROS / B.NUBIAN / ULTRAS / MAIN SOURCE / Etc.. As well as DUJII & RONNIE'S GROOVE & more....original gatefold sleeve is in lovely condition but vinyl VG. This is the issue with MFGD BY DE-LITE RECORDS on the label


  




 Kool & The Gang
Spirit Of The Boogie
US DE-LITE LP Gatefold - £50 Sealed / no cuts / seal partly open

JUNGLE JAZZ has been had by BIZ MARKIE / PUBLIC ENEMY / 3rd BASS / Etc... WINTER SADNESS is seriously deep. Has incorrect title Cosmic Energy on the sleeve


  




 Kool & The Gang
Music Is The Message
US DE-LITE LP Test Pressing - £50 Strict VG / plays great - check clip from this copy / sticker & light sleeve wear

Inc. LOVE THE LIFE YOU LIVE / SOUL VIBRATIONS / ELECTRIC FROG / FUNKY GRANNY all much sampled. Test Pressing with pasted on labels - check long clip


  




 Kool & The Gang
Live At P.J.'S
US DE-LITE LP Gatefold - £38 G+ / plays decent on the Funkiest tunes - less so on the quieter parts / check clip from this copy

Inc. N.T. one of the most sampled breaks of all time used by JUNGLE BROS / B.NUBIAN / ULTRAS / MAIN SOURCE / Etc.. As well as DUJII & RONNIE'S GROOVE & more....original gatefold sleeve is in lovely condition but vinyl VG. This is the issue with MFGD BY DE-LITE RECORDS on the label


  




 Kool & The Gang
Light Of Worlds
UK POLYDOR LP - £8 G+ / plays with a few soft clicks here & there / check clip

Inc. the studio version of SUMMER MADNESS and other deep cuts like WHITING H&G / YOU DON'T HAVE TO CHANGE / FRUITMAN / RHYME TYME PEOPLE Etc..


  




 Kool & The Gang
The Best Of
US DE-LITE LP - £22 VG+ vinyl with writing on label / in shrink

1971 release with cuts from their first 2 lp's - Loadsa killer tunes & breaks KOOL'S BACK AGAIN / RAW HAMBURGER / MUSIC TAKE YOUR MIND / THE PENGUIN / Etc... used to sell for a lot back in the day


  




 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!


  




 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 - £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


  




 Laura Lee
Love More Than Pride
US CHESS (Blue Label) LP - £10 VG / cut corner top right

Several great Funky tunes from former Meditations Singers member. pretty scratchy so just recorded the 2 Funkiest cuts IT'S HOW YOU MAKE IT GOOD / IT AIN'T WHAT YOU DO (BUT HOW YOU DO IT)


  




 Laura Lee
I Can't Make It Alone
US INVICTUS LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £16 Nr. Mint apart from a scratch on the intro of title tune / cut corner top right /

Later lp from 74 using more modern production but they Included her big hit - the classic break CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE as used by D-NICE & ICE CUBE! Loads more besides I NEED IT JUST AS BAD AS YOU / (IF YOU WANT TO TRY LOVE AGAIN) REMEMBER ME / DON'T LEAVE ME STARVING FOR YOUR LOVE / Etc.. Nr. Mint apart from a scratch on the intro of title tune which isn't an important tune / cut corner top right / light ring wear which this sleeve always has


  




 Laura Lee
I Can't Make It Alone
US INVICTUS LP Promo - £20 Mint / Unplayed / cut corner top right / light ring wear which this sleeve always has

Later lp from 74 using more modern production but they Included her big hit - the classic break CRUMBS OFF THE TABLE as used by D-NICE & ICE CUBE! Loads more besidesI NEED IT JUST AS BAD AS YOU / (IF YOU WANT TO TRY LOVE AGAIN) REMEMBER ME / DON'T LEAVE ME STARVING FOR YOUR LOVE / Etc..


  




 Le Pamplemousse
Le Pamplemousse
US AVI LP - £28 Strong EX

Debut lp with the lemon boobs sleeve design. Inc. the mid tempo disco winner GIMMIE WHAT YOU GOT & GITCHA DOWN is also cool


  




 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
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 - £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 - £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'


  




 Machine
Moving On
US RCA LP - £12 Nr. Mint

Inc. the full 5:51 version of IS IT LOVE as well as POWER AND REASON / 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..


  




 Man's Theory
Just Before Dawn
US MCA LP - £10 Mint / Unplayed / cut / tiny writing on sleeve / you will not see it on the picture

Male vocal funk soul group from 1977 Inc. the great jazzy Instumental CREEK + title track


  




 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
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


  




 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
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


  




 Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly
US CAPITOL (ST-11607 Red Label) LP - £10 VG+ in partial shrink

Debut lp from 1977 Inc YOU / WHILE I'M ALONE / HAPPY FEELIN'S / Etc..


  




 McKinley Mitchell
I Won't Be Back For More
US RETTA'S LP - £18 Nr. Mint / small writing on back of sleeve

One of those Indie Southern Soul lp's that looks & sounds older then the year 1984. Inc. I'VE BEEN WRONG / I WON'T BE BACK FOR MORE / Etc


  




 Michael Jackson
Music & Me
US MOTOWN LP - £8 Nr. Mint / saw cut

Inc. UP AGAIN / ALL THE THINGS YOU ARE / EUPHORIA / JOHNNY RAVEN / Etc.. Textured sleeve


  




 Michael Jackson
Forever Michael
US MOTOWN LP Gatefold - £15 Strong EX

Inc. WE'RE ALMOST THERE / TAKE ME BACK / JUST A LITTLE BIT / DAPPER DAN / Etc..


  




 Michael Jackson
Got To Be There
US MOTOWN LP - £28 Nr. Mint / saw cut / has original Jackson 5 inner sleeve / clip from this copy

Inc. AIN'T NO SUNSHINE / I WANNA BE WHERE YOU ARE / GOT TO BE THERE / YOU'VE GOT A FRIEND / ROCKIN' ROBIN / MARIA / Etc...


  




 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


  




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

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..


  




 Morse Code
Morse Code
FRANCE GAMMA LP - £25 EX / light sleeve wear / check clip from this copy

Appears to be a Comp of hits from the Canadian Rock-Funk-Prog band. Several decent cuts - check long clip


  




 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 - £12 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!


  




 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..


  




 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 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
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.


  




 Ollie & The Nightingales
Ollie & The Nightingales
US STAX LP - £50 EX / no cuts!

Classic Soul Produced & Arranged by Isaac Hayes / David Porter / Booker T. Inc. I'VE NEVER FOUND A GIRL / I'VE GOT A FEELING / DON'T DO WHAT I DID / BROKE - IN LOVE / Etc..


  




 Olympic Runners
Out In Front
UK LONDON LP - £20 Nr. Mint

Another strong session from 1975 with mostly Instrumental & all Funky tunes. Big favourite with US Hip Hop producers Inc. the slow cut GET THIS THING DOWN as sampled by Mobb Deep & others. DUMP THE BUMP as sampled by Eric B. & Rakim. GO NO FURTHER as sampled by Ugly Duckling. COUCOU ' N' THE FLYING FISH as sampled by Big Daddy Kane


  




 Olympic Runners
Hot To Trot
US LONDON LP - £18 Strong EX / cut corner / sleeve does have some damp damage on the left but not visible in the scan

Funk & Disco set from 1977 UK group. Inc. PERSONAL THANG / WORLD RECORD and my personal favourite is the slow Instrumental ONE STEP AT A TIME. Strong EX / cut corner / sleeve does have some damp damage on the left but not visible in the scan. Can send photos


  




 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.


  




 Otis Clay
Trying To Live My Life Without You (13 songs)
UK HI LP - £18 Nr. Mint

1987 UK reissue with 3 additional tunes. Classic southern soul set with loads of strong cuts HOLDING ON TO A DYING LOVE / YOU CAN'T KEEP RUNNING FROM MY LOVE / Etc.. extra cut BRAND NEW THING is decent


  




 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 - £33 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


  




 Ozone
Walk On
US MOTOWN LP - £12 Strict VG - plays fine / cut corner top right

Classic funk from 1980


  




 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


  




 Peabo Bryson
I Am Love
US CAPITOL LP - £8 Nr. Mint / probably unplayed until I recorded the sound clip/ no cuts

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 GUARANTEE / SPLIT DECISION / MOVE YOUR BODY / Etc..


  




 Peabo Bryson
Paradise
US CAPITOL LP - £8 EX in shrink with small saw cut

Quality soul lp from 1980 Inc. PARADISE and a whole lot more


  




 Peabo Bryson
I Am Love
US CAPITOL LP - £5 VG+ / light sleeve wear

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..


  




 Peabo Bryson
Straight From The Heart
US ELEKTRA LP Promo - £4 VG+ / check clip from this copy / Gold promo stamp on back

1984 lp. Title tune is the winner


  




 Peabo Bryson
Paradise
US CAPITOL LP - £5 VG+ / cut out hole top right

Quality soul lp from 1980 Inc. PARADISE and a whole lot more


  




 Peabo Bryson
Don't Play With Fire
US CAPITOL LP - £8 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed until I recorded the clip / gold promo stamp on sleeve

yet another classy lp from his eighties stint with Capitol records Inc. TURN IT ON / GO FOR IT / DON'T PLAY WITH FIRE


  




 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..


  




 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..


  




 Positive Force
Positive Force
US SUGARHILL LP - £30 VG+ / some light marks but plays fine / check clip from this copy / cut corner

Great funky and soulfull sounds on WE GOT THE FUNK/PEOPLE GET ON UP/ESPECIALLY FOR YOU


  




 Positive Force
Positive Force
US SUGARHILL LP - £15 VG+ / tear near bottom of sleeve / cut corner bottom left / check clip

Great funky and soulfull sounds on WE GOT THE FUNK / PEOPLE GET ON UP / ESPECIALLY FOR YOU / TELL ME WHAT YOU SEE Check clip - has some clicks on WE GOT THE FUNK / the rest plays fine


  




 Rasputin Stash
Devil Made Me Do It
US GEMIGO LP - £15 VG / writing on back of sleeve / check clip from this copy

Their 1974 lp is a little more sophisticated than the debut. Super soulful vibes on I SEE YOUR FACE / I CAN FEEL YOUR JONES / YOU'RE SO SPECIAL / YOU'VE OPENED MY MIND - the more funky cuts are OOH BABY / THE DEVIL MADE ME DO IT / HIT IT AND PASS IT / MIDDLE MAN


  




 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


  




 Rene & Angela
Rene & Angela
US CAPITOL LP - £10 VG / check clip from this copy / plays with some noise / some sleeve wear / cut out hole

Classic debut lp VG / check clip from this copy / plays with some noise - worst on first cut each side (Tracks 1 & 5 on the long clip) but improves as it goes on / some sleeve wear / cut out hole


  




 Rene & Angela
Street Called Desire
US MERCURY LP - £10 Nr. Mint / no sticker / minimal sleeve wear

Classic 1985 sound Anyone who was around at the time will know I'LL BE GOOD. The stronger & lesser known tunes are all mid tempo & slow like NO HOW NO WAY / YOU DON'T HAVE TO CRY / YOUR SMILE. WHO'S FOOLIN' WHO is a bit more 'Dance'


  




 Rene & Angela
Rise
US CAPITOL LP - £18 Nr. Mint / Gold Promo stamp on sleeve / clip from this copy

Another classic soul LP from 1983 - not a bad cut on it!


  




 Rene & Angela
Wall To Wall
US CAPITOL LP - £20 VG / cut out / writing on sleeve / check clip from this copy

Classic soul LP from 1981 SECRET RENDEVOUS / I LOVE YOU MORE / Etc...


  




 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..


  




 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


  




 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..


  




 Ruby Wilson
Ruby Wilson
US MALACO LP - £10 Gold promo stamp on rear / sticker residue / very slight discolouration

this 1981 lp Inc. the killer soul tunes LOVE HAS COME / MAKE IT WITH YOU


  




 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


  




 Ruth Brown
Miss Rhythm
US ATLANTIC (Mono) LP - £90 Nice EX condition & sleeve is great / 1 tiny stamp on back

1959 LP in an R&B style Inc. JUST TOO MUCH / I CAN'T HEAR A WORD YOU SAY. Original issue Deep Groove Mono "PINWHEEL" label. Don't have the OG inner sleeve but found one from similar era EX due to one unfortunate scratch on Side A track 3 - not an important tune Have recorded the 2 important tunes and at the end you can hear the scratch on the non important tune


  




 Segments Of Time
Segments Of Time
US SUSSEX LP - £30 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

Lesser known Soul/Funk set from 1972 out of Ohio. Inc. funky ghetto protest sounds of SONG TO THE SYSTEM & DOING TIME IN POVERTY & the upbeat dancers ARE YOU TOO BLIND TO SEE & MEMORIES


  




 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...


  




 Shock
Waves
US FANTASY LP - £10 Nr. Mint vinyl - light cover wear / gold promo stamp bottom left

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 - £9 Strong EX / 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..


  




 Side Effect
What You Need
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £22 EX / name written bottom centre of sleeve / Gold Promo stamp on back

Inc. ALWAYS THERE / KEEP THAT SAME OLD FEELING & the killer stepper S.O.S. - Tough to find clean as it was popular at the time as well as becoming a classic of the Rare Groove era


  




 Sidney Joe Qualls
I Enjoy Loving You
US DAKAR LP Promo - £25 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed but does have some tiny pressing bubbles - check the long clip

Top class soul LP from 1974 Inc. RUN TO ME


  




 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..


  




 Sjunne Ferger
Mindgames
SWEDEN FAT LP - £100 VG+ with insert

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


  




 Skin
Hot Skin
GERMANY EMI LP - £12 VG+ / light sleeve wear / sticker on sleeve

German Disco-Funk sound on SMILING FACES & KISS HIM GOODBYE


  




 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
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 - £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..


  




 Smash
Smash
US SOURCE LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £12 Nr. Mint / Gold Promo stamp on sleeve / Promo sticker on sleeve

Mixture of Funk and Soul tunes from this 1979 project featuring the DEBARGE brothers Inc. FUNK FREAK / WHERE'S THE PARTY / YOUR LOVE / I'M GONNA (GIVE MY WHOLE LIFE TO MUSIC) & the Instrumental PALL MALL GROOVE Etc..


  




 Smash
Smash
US SOURCE LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £10 Nr. Mint / writing on sleeve Gold Promo stamp & Promo sticker on sleeve

Mixture of Funk and Soul tunes from this 1979 project featuring the DEBARGE brothers Inc. FUNK FREAK / WHERE'S THE PARTY / YOUR LOVE / I'M GONNA (GIVE MY WHOLE LIFE TO MUSIC) & the Instrumental PALL MALL GROOVE Etc..


  




 Smoke City
I Really Want You
US EPIC LP - £12 Nr. Mint in shrink!

Quality mid 8T's lp with male & female vocal tunes - some good boogie style tunes like TIME TO JAM & I REALLY WANT YOU and some great slow soul tunes DREAMS / IN THE WORLD OF A FANTASY & the jazzy CAFE FRANCOIS


  




 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
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


  




 Southroad Connection
Positive Energy
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £13 Sealed / Small hole cut out of cover

Killer 1980 boogie sound on SOMTHING SPECIAL / IT'S GOT TO BE GOOD / POSITIVE ENERGY as well as some nice slow cuts & some funk cuts


  




 Southroad Connection
Ain't No Time To Sit Down
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £15 Nr. Mint / Looks unplayed / small hole cut out of cover

Uptempo funky disco sound on BEST BOOGIE IN TOWN / TAKE ME BACK FOR MORE / AIN'T NO TIME TO SIT DOWN and more of a mid tempo funk sound on GOTTA KEEP ON DANCIN'


  




 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..


  




 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


  




 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


  




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

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


  




 Syreeta
One To One
US TAMLA LP - £15 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear / no cuts

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


  




 Syreeta
Stevie Wonder Presents Syreeta
US MOTOWN LP - £15 Nr. Mint / no cuts / clip from this copy

Her second lp from 1974 & husband Stevie's production is strong with several tunes segueing into the next. He joins in on WHEN YOUR DADDY'S GONE. Hard to pick out a favourite as it's a great listen as an lp


  




 Syreeta & G.C. Cameron
Rich Love Poor Love
US MOTOWN LP - £8 Nr. Mint / saw cut / light ring wear

1977 lp with some great Soul tunes like the uptempo LOVE TO THE RESCUE & a little more Disco on LET'S MAKE A DEAL / RICH LOVE POOR LOVE.


  




 T.S. Monk
House Of Music
US MIRAGE LP - £6 Strict VG / writing on back & small tear on the open edge of sleeve

Inc. CANDIDATE FOR LOVE / CAN'T KEEP MY HANDS TO MYSELF / STAY FREE OF HIS LOVE / Etc... this is common record that is hard to find clean as it is such a classic


  




 T.S. Monk
House Of Music
US MIRAGE LP - £12 Nr. Mint / vinyl & sleeve real nice but label has a stamp on it

Inc. CANDIDATE FOR LOVE / CAN'T KEEP MY HANDS TO MYSELF / STAY FREE OF HIS LOVE / Etc... this is common record that is hard to find clean as it is such a classic


  




 T.S. Monk
House Of Music
US MIRAGE LP - £8 VG++ / writing on label / old price sticker & light wear on sleeve

Inc. CANDIDATE FOR LOVE / CAN'T KEEP MY HANDS TO MYSELF / STAY FREE OF HIS LOVE / Etc... this is common record that is hard to find clean as it is such a classic


  




 T.S. Monk
More Of The Good Life
US MIRAGE LP - £4 VG / writing on sleeve / check clip from this copy

T.S. Monk serve up more of that good Funky stuff EVERYBODY GET ON UP AND DANCE / YOU'RE ASKIN' ME I'M ASKIN' YOU (BUGGIN' ME OUT) / TOO MUCH TOO SOON & great slow cut MORE TO LOVE


  




 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


  




 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 (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
Unfinished Business
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £12 Nr. Mint

Inc. the smooth funky leftfield synth jam ENTER IN as well as the classic TIME IS MOVIN' / YOU'VE GOT THAT SOMETHING / IN LIFE and a little more Jazzy on LADY & UNFINISHED BUSINESS


  




 The Blackbyrds
City Life
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £10 Strict VG / small writing on label & sleeve

Classic lp from 1975 Inc. ROCK CREEK PARK / HAPPY MUSIC on HASH & EGGS you can hear the Places & Spaces Donald influence Tough record to find clean as it was such an underground hit at the time


  




 The Blackbyrds
Flying Start
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £13 vg+ / small name written on label & sleeve

Classic debut LP with so many dope cuts Inc. THE BABY & BLACKBYRDS THEME both have famous breaks. WALKING IN RHYTHM / FUTURE CHILDREN FUTURE HOPES / SPACED OUT / LOVE IS LOVE / APRIL SHOWERS / Etc..


  




 The Blackbyrds
Better Days
US FANTASY LP - £12 VG+ / light sleeve wear / Gold promo stamp on back cover

Inc. the london 2 step classic LOVE DON'T STRIKE TWICE but there is a bunch more good stuff. Produced by George Duke who always brings some joyful sounds WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND / DON'T KNOW WHAT TO SAY / WHAT WE HAVE IS RIGHT / BETTER DAYS / WITHOUT YOUR LOVE / Etc...


  




 The Blackbyrds
Unfinished Business
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £6 Strict VG / writing on sleeve / check clip from this copy

Inc. the smooth funky leftfield synth jam ENTER IN as well as the classic TIME IS MOVIN' / YOU'VE GOT THAT SOMETHING / IN LIFE and a little more Jazzy on LADY & UNFINISHED BUSINESS


  




 The Blackbyrds
City Life
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £12 Strict VG / cut corner top right / clip from this copy

Classic lp from 1975 Inc. ROCK CREEK PARK / HAPPY MUSIC on HASH & EGGS you can hear the Places & Spaces Donald influence Tough record to find clean as it was such an underground hit at the time


  




 The Blackbyrds
Unfinished Business
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £7 VG+ / name stamp on sleeve / check clip from this copy

Inc. the smooth funky leftfield synth jam ENTER IN as well as the classic TIME IS MOVIN' / YOU'VE GOT THAT SOMETHING / IN LIFE and a little more Jazzy on LADY & UNFINISHED BUSINESS


  




 The Blackbyrds
Flying Start
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £18 Strong EX / sleeve nice / no cuts

Classic debut LP with so many dope cuts Inc. THE BABY & BLACKBYRDS THEME both have famous breaks. WALKING IN RHYTHM / FUTURE CHILDREN FUTURE HOPES / SPACED OUT / LOVE IS LOVE / APRIL SHOWERS / Etc..


  




 The Blue Notes
The Truth Has Come To Light
US GLADES LP - £18 Strong EX with Promo sticker & saw cut

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 Brothers Johnson
Blam
US A & M LP Gatefold - £22 Sealed with small cut out & Hype Sticker

Inc. AIN'T WE FUNKIN' NOW / BLAM!! / RIDE-O-ROCKET / MISTA COOL / IT'S YOU GIRL / Etc..


  




 The Brothers Johnson
Right On Time
US A&M LP - £8 VG+ / saw cut / with insert

Inc. the huge classic STRAWBERRY LETTER 23 but there are several strong tunes. I like the quirky Instrumental tunes BROTHER MAN & Q


  




 The Brothers Johnson
Right On Time
US A&M LP - £3 VG / with insert / some sleeve wear on open edge



 




 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
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 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 Escorts
All We Need Is Another Chance
US ALITHIA LP Gatefold - £35 Nr. Mint / minimal sleeve wear

Great sweet & deep Soul sounds from 1973 produced by GEORGE KERR Recorded in prison & has lots of interludes discussing the fact. Inc ALL WE NEED IS ANOTHER CHANCE / LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER / I'M SO GLAD I FOUND YOU / Etc..


  




 The Escorts
3 Down 4 To Go
US ALITHIA LP - £30 VG+ / in partial shrink!

Combination of ballads and Funky Soul tunes like CORRUPTION / DISRESPECT CAN WRECK / THE SHOO NOUGH but no bad cuts - check the extended clip


  




 The Escorts
All We Need Is Another Chance
US ALITHIA LP Gatefold - £20 Strict VG / sleeve wear / check clip from this copy

Great sweet & deep Soul sounds from 1973 produced by GEORGE KERR Recorded in prison & has lots of interludes discussing the fact. Inc ALL WE NEED IS ANOTHER CHANCE / LOOK OVER YOUR SHOULDER / I'M SO GLAD I FOUND YOU / Etc.. Bargain copy as the sleeve has some wear and vinyl has a little noise on the quiet segues but plays great once the tunes start - check clip


  




 The Escorts
3 Down 4 To Go
US ALITHIA LP - £18 Strict VG / plays great / check clip from this copy / light sleeve ewear

Combination of ballads and Funky Soul tunes like CORRUPTION / DISRESPECT CAN WRECK / THE SHOO NOUGH but no bad cuts -


  




 The Escorts
3 Down 4 To Go
US ALITHIA LP - £15 Strict VG / plays great / check clip from this copy / light sleeve wear / sticker

Combination of ballads and Funky Soul tunes like CORRUPTION / DISRESPECT CAN WRECK / THE SHOO NOUGH but no bad cuts - visual VG but plays great - check the clip / sleeve wear & beginning of a seam split top centre


  




 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 Foundations
Digging The Foundations
US UNI LP Gatefold - £8 Nr. Mint with small cut out hole / small writing bottom left

1969 lp from this mixed black & white group singing Soul Inc. LET THE HEARTACHES BEGIN / WAITING ON THE SHORES OF NOWHERE / TILL NIGHT BROUGHT DAY / MY LITTLE CHICKADEE and the wonky Instrumental A WALK THROUGH THE TREES


  




 The Foundations
Baby Now That I've Found You
US UNI LP - £15 Nr. Mint in shrink / no cuts

UK mixed black & white group singing Soul Inc. their biggest hit BABY NOW THAT I HAVE FOUND YOU as well as CALL ME / I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING / I'VE NEVER SEEN THE WRITING ON THE WALL / MR. PERSONALITY MAN / Etc..


  




 The Foundations
Baby Now That I've Found You
US UNI LP - £13 Nr. Mint with small cut out hole & name written on back cover

UK mixed black & white group singing Soul Inc. their biggest hit BABY NOW THAT I HAVE FOUND YOU as well as CALL ME / I CAN TAKE OR LEAVE YOUR LOVING / I'VE NEVER SEEN THE WRITING ON THE WALL / MR. PERSONALITY MAN / Etc..


  




 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 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 - £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 - £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 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
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 Marketts
The Batman Theme
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £10 Strict VG / writing on label & sleeve

Sixties jerk / funky Instrumental covers LP THE JOKER / BATMOBILE / THEME / Etc...


  




 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 Olympics
Doin' The Hully Gully
US ARVEC (Mono) LP - £12 G+ / light sleeve wear / name stamp on back cover

Original Mono Deep Groove label


  




 The Orlons
South Street
US CAMEO LP Promo - £10 VG+ / writing on sleeve

writing & DJ COPY stamp on sleeve / all seams are intact / Cameo parkway inner sleeve Inc. POKEY LOU


  




 The Orlons
Not Me
US CAMEO LP - £25 Nr. Mint / DJ COPY stamp on label & sleeve / name written on back / all seams intact / nice copy

MAMA DIDN'T LIE


  




 The Ovations
Having A Party
US MGM LP Promo - £23 vinyl unplayed / DJ Sticker on back / light sleeve wear

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 - £65 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 Paragons Meet The Jesters
The Paragons Meet The Jesters
US JOSIE (Blue Print Mono) LP - £25 G+ / light sleeve wear / plays way better than it looks

Scarce Blue Print label of this R&B / R&R lp


  




 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 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 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 - £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


  




 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 - £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


  




 Touch Of Class
Touch Of Class
US ROADSHOW LP - £8 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed / promo stamp on back

Overall pretty cheesy end of disco with a cover of TURN THE BEAT AROUND but there is one redeaming mid tempo funky disco tune COME BACK HOME


  




 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


  




 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..


  




 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..


  




 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..


  




 Voices Of East Harlem
Can You Feel It
US JUST SUNSHINE LP - £25 VG / light sleeve wear / plays with a few soft clicks here & there - check the clip from this copy

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
The Voices Of East Harlem
US JUST SUNSHINE LP Gatefold - £30 Strict VG / saw cut / minor sleeve wear / plays decent - check clip from this copy

Amazing lp from New Yorks finest gospel soul group arranged by LEROY HUTSON Inc. the rare groove monster WANTED DEAD OR ALIVE and a whole lot more


  




 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


  




 War
Deliver The Word
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £12 Sealed with smallcut corner bottom left

Inc. the huge classic ME AND BABY BROTHER and the lesser known title tune & 11 minute winner GYPSY MAN


  




 War
Why Can't We Be Friends
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £13 VG+ / with poster

Inc. the classics HEARTBEAT / LOW RIDER / SMILE HAPPY as well as the title tune


  




 War
Deliver The Word
US UNITED ARTISTS LP - £6 Strict VG

Inc. the huge classic ME AND BABY BROTHER and the lesser known title tune & 11 minute winner GYPSY MAN


  




 War
The Music Band
US MCA LP Gatefold - £18 Sealed with tiny saw cut / Hype Sticker

Inc. the monster tune GOOD GOOD FEELIN' and MILLIONAIRE is also cute


  




 War
The Music Band
UK MCA LP Gatefold - £6 Strict VG / sleeve nice

Inc. the monster tune GOOD GOOD FEELIN' and MILLIONAIRE is also cute


  




 War
The Music Band
US MCA LP Gatefold - £5 Strict VG / sticker on label & sleeve

Inc. the monster tune GOOD GOOD FEELIN' and MILLIONAIRE is also cute


  




 War
Outlaw
US RCA LP - £5 Strict VG / check clip from this copy

Lesser known later lp with the strong slow cut BABY IT'S COLD OUTSIDE as well ass YOU GOT THE POWER / CINCO DE MAYO /


  




 War
War Live
US UNITED ARTISTS 2xLP Gatefold - £8 Sides 1/4 are Nr. Mint Sides 2/3 are VG - check clip

SLIPPIN' IN TO DARKNESS / CISCO KID / Etc. With sleeve stickers & cut corner / some of the glue has come unstuck but can be easily repaired


  




 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.


  




 William Bell
It's Time You Took Another Listen
US MERCURY LP - £22 Nr. Mint - Looks Unplayed!! / gold promo stamp on back

1977 lp with a great modern soul sound on YESTERDAY I LIED TODAY I CRIED / EASY COMING OUT(HARD GOING IN) / SHED A LITTLE LIGHT ON THE SUBJECT whilst YOUR LOVE KEEPS ME GOING is a little more funky


  




 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


  




 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..


  




170 further items in stock

Afro-American Ensemble Featuring L.C.Grier and Nov - Free The Black Man's Chains
US GSF LP Promo - £20 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed
Kinda bluesy but also funky on LOVE/FAIR SKIN MAN - "A Black Rock Opera"
 

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
 

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 - 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
 

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..
 

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 - Betty Wright Live
US ALSTON LP - £15 VG++ / saw cut
Inc. the classic CLEAN UP WOMAN
 

Bill Cosby - Disco Bill
US CAPITOL LP - £8 EX in shrink / cut out top right
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
 

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...
 

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
 

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!
 

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..
 

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.
 

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
 

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
 

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..
 

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...
 

Glenn Jones - Take It From Me
US RCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £4 Nr. Mint in shrink with tiny saw cut / played once
Inc. STAY / GIVING MYSELF TO YOU / 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
 

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 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
 

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..
 

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 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
 

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
 

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
 

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 - 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 - £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
 

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
 

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 Beverly - 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 Beverly - 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
 

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)
 

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 Brown - Intimately
US PARACHUTE LP - £8 VG Signed by the artist
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 - 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 - 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
 

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
 

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
 

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
 

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 Hesitations - Solid Gold
US KAPP LP - £15 EX / light sleeve wear
 

The Hesitations - Where We're At!
US KAPP LP - £8 Strong EX / cut put hole top right
Sixties Soul
 

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 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 Moments - The Other Side Of The Moments
US STANG LP - £12 VG+ / light ringwear
That classic Moments sound
 

The Ovations - Piece Of Mind
JAPAN GOLDWAX LP - £10 Strict VG / small sleeve tear
 

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 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..
 

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 - 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'
 

Wax - Attack
US RCA LP - £5 STOC - front & back & score mark on back cover
 

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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