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Tami Lynn – 1972 – Love Is Here And Now You’re Gone

We were the first to introduce you Doris Duke, Timi Yuro and Lorraine Ellison. Here’s another lady with a great voice in her only rare album.   1972 Cotillion/Atlantic rare groove classic from soul singer Tami Lynn, who is best known for her work with…

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Mandre (Andre Lewis) – 1977 – Mandre

Funky Groovy People this is for you!! How can i describe this album? Space Funk? Astral Jazz Funk? Sinister Funk? Spacey Synth Grooves? What i say for sure is : the music that has withstood the test of time. Mandre was a group that Andre…

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Intruders – 1973 – Save The Children

  I recently happened to listen to this vinyl and felt so overwhelmed and such a joy. This LP shows that music is not just interpretation and hits but also send messages. And the messages of this LP are not only timely but also so important….

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The Jimmy Castor Bunch – 1976 – E-Man Groovin’

A super funky Jimmy Castor album from 1976 featuring the quirky and fun “Dracula” and of course, “E-Man Boogie”. We have posted his best album 1972’s  “It’s Just Begun” even if AMG consider this one his best.   Another timeless classic in the Castor catalogue….

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Darrell Banks – 1969 – Here To Stay

Some superb deep soul from Darrell Banks, one of the better late-’60s stylists, especially on ballads. This was one of two tremendous albums issued featuring Banks’ dramatic, gospel-tinged wailing. This is @320 rip from my original volt lp. Extremely rare, never issued on cd. Just…

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Claudia Lennear – 1973 – Phew

What can we say about the personality of this woman, when two of the greatest artits of all time (Mick Jigger and David Bowie) wrote two of their best songs for her?   She made Jagger weak at the knees “Brown Sugar” she hitched up…

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24 Carat Black – 1973 – Ghetto : Misfortune’s Wealth

This is a hidden cult classic on Stax. How this title managed to get buried so deep inside of the Stax catalog of classic material I don’t know. What I do know that is Ghetto: Misfortune’s Wealth easily holds company with some of the better…

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Tower Of Power – 1973 – Tower Of Power

Tower of power album is overflowing with pure UNCUT Soul & Funk!!! With THAT MONSTER HORN SECTION!!!!   This is the third album release for the Oakland-based band and is their most successful album to date, which was released in the Spring of 1973. The…

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Al Wilson – 1973 – Show and Tell

A classic bit of LA crossover soul, with the huge hit “Show & Tell” that broke Al Wilson from being a strange showy performer into a brief standard on 70s AM radio. Arrangements are by H.B. Barnum, so you can expect a nice bit of…

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The Temptations – 1969 – Cloude Nine

A masterpiece in psychedelic soul from The Temptations — perhaps the most perfectly realized album from their years working with Norman Whitfield! The set’s awash in that bottom-heavy, rumbling funk mode that Whitfield brought to the group at the end of the 60s — served…

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Moses Dillard & The Tex-Town Display – 1969 – Now

Searching for records on ebay i noticed that this one was sold for 1.225,00 Usd!!! I tried hard and found it on mp3 (320@) and i copied the original covers from the above one on ebay. Dillard was a guitarist out of South Carolina who…

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The Friends Of Distinction – 1969 – Grazin’

Grazin is a beautiful album of pop soul tracks, recorded by a group that was once (along with the 5th Dimension) part of the legendary Rex Middleton’s Hi-Fi‘s from LA. The record sports their hit vocal version of Hugh Masekela’s “Grazing In The Grass“, with…

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Lorraine Ellison – 1966 – Heart & Soul

I promised that and here it is.   I consider myself so lucky and blessed that I own a near mind copy of this incredible record which I like to share it with you. I have already introduced you Lorraine sometime ago with the second…

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Denise Lasalle – 1972 – Trapped By A Thing Called Love

Trapped By A Thing Called Love is the Westbound debut of LaSalle  and a killer bit of southern soul recorded down in Memphis with Willie Mitchell, despite the Detroit address of the label! The set is a real burner through out – one that features…

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Greg Perry – 1975 – One for The Road

This is a real find! I am sure you’ll adore it, groovy people out there! Greg was one of major staff writers for Invictus/Hot Wax and co wrote most of the hits of Chairmen of the Board, Freda Payne etc. This his first solo album…

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The Softones – 1977 – Black Magic

This album remind me of why i love good soul music! Often compared to The Stylistics, The Softones have a style that is truly ALL THEIR OWN. Turn the lights down low, cuddle up with your significant other, sip on your favorite beverage, and enjoy…

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The Stairsteps – 1976 – 2nd Resurrection

Has anyone ever heard the classic song “Ooh Child”? Surely it is one of the singular R & B jams of the 70s. That jam is often revisited in movies with a 70s theme (“Boyz in Duh Hood”, Spike Lee’s “Crooklyn” and later still in…

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Leroy Hutson – 1973 Love Oh Love & 1975 Leroy Hutson

Leroy Hutson had an amazing start to his career as a solo artist. He kept churning out one fine LP after another,with these recordings being his best. In fact it could be argued that all his work for the the Curtom label is essential listening.The…

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V.A. – Soul Diva Sessions

Classic 60’s & 70’s Ladies Soul with attitude   Comprising 30 tracks spread across 2 CDs, “Soul Diva Sessions” features an imaginative blend of familiar and obscure female voices. From soul music’s Premier League you’ll discover cuts by legendary figures like Aretha, Nina Simone, a…

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Sam Dees – 1975 – The Show Must Go On

One of the best 70s SOUL LPs – killer soul from start to finish. Sam Dees is one of the best under-rated soul artists & singer/songwriters of the 70’s, he recorded for SSS, Chess, Atlantic & Polydor. “The Show Must Go On” is one of…

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