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Ann Peebles – 1972 – Straight From The Heart

One of the greatest soul records of the 70’s by a woman. A diminutive singer with a powerful voice and an even stronger attitude, Ann Peebles was one of the artists who defined Willie Mitchell’s legendary Memphis soul label Hi Records, along with Al Green…

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Ashford & Simpson – 1978 – Is It Still Good To Ya

For sure their best album. One of my favorite 70’s soul performances.  By this point, Nick Ashford and Valerie Simpson are firmly holding the foreground as artists in their own right after many years of acting as songwriters for other soul and R&B hitmakers, and…

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Tommie Young – 1973 – Do You Still Feel The Same Way

Another lost gem of 70’s soul. If you found Soul Children great, this one will blow your mind! Excellent work from this oft-overlooked southern soul singer! Tommie’s got deep deep style that’ll knock you flat if you dig southern soul or hard soul, especially the…

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The Soul Children – 1974 – Friction

A great album very rare, difficult to find with original covers, 320@ with 2 bonus tracks. It is included in Mojo’s Magazine 100 greatest soul albums of all time. Just amazing 70’s soul.The Soul Children took over vocal chores from Sam & Dave after the…

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Dusty Springfield – 1969 – Dusty in Memphis (Deluxe Edition)

The best British female voice of the 60’s. Martha Reeves thought Dusty was a black girl when she heard her on the radio years before this album. Here, Dusty traveled to Memphis to work with Aretha Franklin’s production team — Wexler, Dowd and Mardin —…

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Jimmy Castor Bunch – 1972 – It’s Just Begun

Wickedly fuzzy funk! Jimmy Castor recorded in a lot of different styles during the 70s, but the one he used on this album is still his best! The record’s a non-stop guitar-heavy batch of classic funk tracks and it features the storming break track “It’s…

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The Dramatics – 1972 – Whatcha See Is Whatcha Get

A fantastic album by The Dramatics – with a harder funkier sound than you’ll find on most of their other LPs! The record has the group moving into a post-Temps righteous soul vein – grooving hard on the cuts “Get Up and Get Down” and…

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The 5th Dimension – 1969 – The Age Of Aquarius

A tour de force of excellent singing and vibrant musicianship, The Age of Aquarius finds the Fifth Dimension soaring vocally through some standout material, including songs by Laura Nyro (a powerhouse cover of “Blowin’ Away“), Jimmy Webb, and Neil Sedaka. ToTal EaR CaNdY! Tracks 1…

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Bootsy’s Rubber Band – 1976 – Stretchin’ Out

This is truly an all-time classic! Every single track is a soulful funky masterpiece After working with James Brown for three years, William “Bootsy” Collins moved over to join George Clinton’s Parliament/Funkadelic. By 1976 it was time for Bootsy to take his space bass and…

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Laura Lee – 1971 – Women’s Love Rights

Another rare lost gem. Her voice is raspy & soulful, and she can get a song across. Listen to such singles as: Women’s Love Rights, Since I Fell For You, Love & Liberty Tracks 1. Women’s Love Rights 2. Wedlock Is a Padlock 3. I…

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Heaven and Earth – 1976 – I Can’t Seem To Forget You

I first discover it 3 years ago, i loved it and try to find the vinyl. Finally i pay 50 Usd on ebay a few days ago. It is an underrated group. An incredible harmony group from Chicago. The vocals are superb, high, then low,…

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Loleatta Holloway – 1976 – Loleatta

Fantastic album! Worth for “Hit And Run“ alone. Loleatta wails and belts out with amazing power, and the music is classic Salsoul with thumping drums and bass, crispy guitar, lush violins and sassy brass. “Dreamin‘” and “Ripped Off” are equal shake-your-butt disco tracks with powerhouse…

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Maxayn – 1972 – Maxayn

It is extremely rare to find this masterpiece, especially with the lp’s covers. So get it at once. You won’t find it anywhere! Maxayn (featuring Maxayn Lewis) . This was w-a-a-a-a-a-y ahead of its time, even in 1972 the year of its release. How to describe…

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Aretha Franklin – 1968 – Lady Soul

The best black female singer of the 20th century. This is a stunning album. the definitive late 60’s Aretha Franklin, bold, beautiful, vulnerable, earthy, sexy, defiant, spiritual and strong.. Full of great songs. A seminal session that furthered her deep soul agenda with key backings from…

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Rotary Connection – 1967 – Rotary Connection

One of the best Psychedelic Soul albums of all time, with an incredible baroque spacey soul sound that still feels very fresh today! The group’s vocals are especially eerie and float around these wild arrangements by Charles Stepney, peppered with strings, soul, fuzzy guitars, and…

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Curtis Mayfield – 1971 – Roots

There’s a perfect mix of heartbreaking vocals, and tight funky grooves. One of Soul’s most classic albums. Featuring timeless cuts like “Beautiful Brother Of Mine“, “Keep On Keeping On” and “Get Down“, this album is outstanding from start to finish. After leaving his position as leader…

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D.J. Rogers – 1976 – On The Road Again

A classic. I had it only on mp3 but today i received the vinyl from USA. In 2001, it was included in the best 100 soul albums of all time by Mojo Magazine. Tracks A1. On The Road Again 3.27 A2. One More Day 4.14…

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Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes – 1975 – Wake Up Everybody

Harold Melvin was one of the driving forces behind Philadelphia soul, leading his group the Blue Notes to the top of the charts during their stint on Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff’s Philadelphia International label. Despite Melvin’s billing out front, the Blue Notes’ focal point…

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Parliament – 1975 – Mothership Connection

Parliament’s Mothership Connection is easily the greatest funk albumof all time. If you want to listen to music to make you feel good and dance, this is the perfect album. Mind-blowing. A milestone in funk history… From the spoken intro of ‘P. Funk’ to the…

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Johnny Bristol – 1974 – Hang On It There Baby

I am truly touch by this music. This man has a voice that combines the sexy Barry White with soulful Bill Withers and blows my mind. One of my favourite soul albums ever, included in the best 100 soul albums of all time by Mojo Magazine….

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