Soul & Funk

hotter than july

Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 1573632

Hotter than July is the nineteenth album by American recording artist Stevie Wonder, originally released on Motown's Tamla label on September 29, 1980. It was certified platinum and reach...

I Can't Change / You Only Live Twice

Lorraine Chandler

Label Outta Sight Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. osv032

Lorraine Chandler - Pied Piper Productions. headed by Motown Funk Bothers vibes and tambourine session man extraordinaire Jack Ashford, made an amazing series of Detroit Soul gems on The ...

Mr Magic

John Heartsman and Circles

Label Athens Of The North Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. aoe020

Jazzman Records released the Holy Grail LP of John Heartsman. I did my own edit of 'Mr. Magic' whilst mastering the LP and spun it since then on Dub but never thought to put it out. It fi...

Standing On Solid Ground

Sidney Barnes

Label Hib Records Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 705

Classic northern foot stomper!

Your Autumn Of Tomorrow / Uncle Funk

The Crow

Label Inferno Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. ie429

The Crow "Your Autumn Of Tomorrow" is one of the quirkiest of all records cherished Northern Soul devotees. Hailing from New Jersey, and definitely not a Soul record in any form that Moto...

Let Me Make You Happy

Billy Woods / The Decisions

Label Inferno Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. heat1004

Billy Woods goosebump enducing "Let Me Make You Happy" is not just one of the most incredible 45's ever played on the Northern Soul scene, it comes with a typical weird world of Northern ...

Various - Super Breaks: Return To The Old School

Various - Super Breaks: Return To The Old School

Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgp2204

bgp's top-selling super breaks series returns on the 30th anniversary of the release of the first hip hop singles. the music captured on those early records by the sugarhill gang and the ...

Disco Anthems

Various

Released 14/07/17 Label Demon Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. demrecomp003

Presented in sleek Gatefold sleeve with original artwork and Triple 180 Gram heavyweight vinyl.

Modernists - Modernism’s Sharpest Cuts

Various

Released 30/06/17 Label Kent Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. kent505

Modernism goes vinyl! After two successful CD volumes, Kent’s look at the sort of R&B and club soul that could have been danced to by the original mods – if only they had known about ...

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised

Gil Scott-Heron

Released 30/06/17 Label Bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpd305

A compilation of Gil Scott-Heron’s best-known works for the Flying Dutchman label on CD and LP. Originally released to capitalise on the success of Scott-Heron’s then-current hit The Bott...

Released 30/06/17 Label Bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgpd306

A compilation of Gil Scott-Heron’s best-known works for the Flying Dutchman label on CD and LP. Originally released to capitalise on the success of Scott-Heron’s then-current hit The Bott...

Call my Name - Selected Recordings 1964 - 1970

James Royal

Released 23/06/17 Label RPM Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. retro989

A best-kept secret among fans of 60s Mod and blue- eyed soul, James Royal enjoyed a decade-long career with releases on Decca, Parlophone, CBS, Carnaby and Philips and yet has never been ...

You Might be Surprised

Roy Ayers

Released 09/06/17 Label Funky Town Grooves Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. ftg282

When You Might Be Surprised came out in 1985, Roy Ayers wasn't having as many hits as he had enjoyed in the late '70s. The R&B landscape had changed a lot since the days of Vibrations...

Wanted Soul

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Wagram Music Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 3348396

A Collection with An Exceptional Sound and Visual Aesthetic, In Collaboration With The British Photographer Chris Steel-Perkins, The Counter-Cultures Photograph. Wanted Soul features 12 c...

Wanted Funk

Various

Released 09/06/17 Label Wagram Music Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 3348366

A Collection with An Exceptional Sound and Visual Aesthetic, In Collaboration With The British Photographer Chris Steel-Perkins, The Counter-Cultures Photograph. Wanted Funk features 12 c...

Gimme Shelter

Merry Clayton

Released 02/06/17 Label Real Gone Music Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. RLGM05631PMI

Limited to 900 Opaque White Vinyl

Voyager

Moonchild

Released 02/06/17 Label Tru Thoughts Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. trulp341

Voyager is the third full-length album from LA's Moonchild, whose candid style of soul and new-school jazz has propelled them onto a swirling, emotionally charged journey of the heart. Si...

Released 26/05/17 Label Tru Thoughts Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. trucd341

Voyager is the third full-length album from LA's Moonchild, whose candid style of soul and new-school jazz has propelled them onto a swirling, emotionally charged journey of the heart. Si...

Mavis Staples - I’ll Take You There: An All-Star Concert Celebration

Various

Released 02/06/17 Label Blackbird Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 8914020089

Jewelcase.

Released 02/06/17 Label Blackbird Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 8914020010

Double CD and DVD Set. 8 Panel Digi with 12 page book.

101 Motown Anthems

Various Artists

Released 26/05/17 Label UMC Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. umc10106

Cheap 5 CD Set. Includes hits by the likes of Diana Ross, The Supremes, The Jackson 5, The Four Tops, Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye and many more.

My Dreams Are Clouded

Henry Thomas and Rise

Released 26/05/17 Label Athens Of The North Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. ath046

Henry Thomas low key 45 on Raptown records has until now been a featured in the record boxes of Deep Boogie and Two Step Dj's who know the deal, it's now time for it to spread its FM synt...

Simple Song

Zebra

Released 26/05/17 Label Athens Of The North Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. ath047

Released Zebra over 10 years ago on 12" year ago when at Jazzman Records now on original format with a brand new master as its always been a favorite 70s dancefloor killer (Huge on the de...

The Absolutely Essential

Etta James

Released 26/05/17 Label Big 3 Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bt3149

60 tracker from one of America's most versatile singers who was equally comfortable singing Blues, R&B, Pop, Soul, Rock 'n' Roll and Gospel, examples of which can be found across thes...

The Motown 7s Vinyl Box Volume 4

Various

Released 26/05/17 Label UMC Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 5374825

UMC continue their series of highly desirable, limited edition 7” Motown box sets with the release of Volume 4, another gem highlighting 14 superb tracks from the Motown vaults. Compiled ...

A World of Masks

The Heliocentrics

Released 26/05/17 Label Soundway Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. SNDWLP093

The Heliocentrics are a group for which genres are meaningless and boundaries invisible. Since first appearing on DJ Shadow's 2006 album The Outsider the group have gone on to release a s...

Released 26/05/17 Label Soundway Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. SNDWCD093

The Heliocentrics are a group for which genres are meaningless and boundaries invisible. Since first appearing on DJ Shadow's 2006 album The Outsider the group have gone on to release a s...

Released 26/05/17 Label Soundway Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. SNDWLP093X

180gm splatter vinyl

Stax Classics

Sam and Dave

Released 26/05/17 Label Stax Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 0081227940591

This collection highlights the aptly nicknamed Double Dynamite, soul duo, Sam and Dave. Signed by Atlantic Records in 1965, the NY label promptly sent them down to Memphis and Stax, where...

Stax Classics

Otis Redding

Released 26/05/17 Label Stax Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 0081227940584

This collection highlights the music of Otis Redding, who arrived anonymously – as a chauffeur for another artist – in 1962, and would go on to become an R&B supernova, with a body of...

Stax Classics

Booker T and The Mgs

Released 26/05/17 Label Stax Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 0081227940614

This collection highlights the house band, and bedrock of Stax Records, Booker T. and the MGs. Along with providing the musical backdrop for everyone on the label, from Otis Redding and E...

Stax Classics

Carla Thomas

Released 26/05/17 Label Stax Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 0081227940607

This collection highlights timeless music of the queen, to Otis Redding’s King of Soul, Carla Thomas. Stax Records’ first star, paired with her father Rufus Thomas on the classic Cause I ...

The Complete Westbound Recordings 1975-76

Junie

Released 26/05/17 Label Westbound Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. CDSEW2157

The complete solo Westbound recordings of Junie Morrison, including the albums “When We Do”, “Freeze” and “Suzie Super Groupie”, plus a previously unissued track and others exclusive to s...

Dore Northern Soul - L.A. Black Music Magic

Various

Released 26/05/17 Label Kent Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. KENT506

You have to really search through the Doré catalogue to find the soul 45s, but when you do it is hugely rewarding. Its jewels have only been revealed to Northern Soul collectors over time...

Nothing But A Houseparty - The Birth Of The Philly Sound 1967 - 71

Various

Released 26/05/17 Label Kent Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. CDKEND466

Like the Motown Sound of the mid-60s, the Philly Sound of the 70s did not suddenly appear overnight with the establishment of Philadelphia International Records and the rise to internatio...

Move Upstairs

The Como Mamas

Released 26/05/17 Label Daptone Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. dap-045lp

With their first two Daptone albums – Get an Understanding, and as featured singers on Como Now – The Como Mamas established themselves as three of the strongest voices in gospel music to...

Label Daptone Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. dap-045

With their first two Daptone albums – Get an Understanding, and as featured singers on Como Now – The Como Mamas established themselves as three of the strongest voices in gospel music to...

Young and Restless

Retta Young

Released 26/05/17 Label Expansion Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. excdm61

First release on CD for this classic 1976 soul album. Re-Mastered from the original master tapes CD includes bonus tracks to make this the complete anthology of Retta Young songs on All-Platinum.

Released 26/05/17 Label Expansion Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. exlpm61

The LP and CD are the first reissues of this album from 1976. The LP is re-issued in its original format due to demand that has driven the value of the pressing on All Platinum to in exce...

Mod Anthems (Original Northern Soul, R 'n' B and Ska Classics)

Various

Released 26/05/17 Label Rhino Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. 0190295831783

Gatefold, 180gram Heavyweight Double LP version of "Mod Anthems," features 28 Definitive Allnighter club classics

Just Be Yourself

The Pretenders

Label Family Groove Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. fgcar12

The Pretenders Just Be Yourself remixed from the original Multitrack 2'' tapes. DJ Kon has been busy doing re-works and remixes of Chic, Michael Jackson, George Benson, T.S. Monk, Donna S...

Legends Never Die 2

DJ Odin / Various

Label LND Genre Hip Hop Cat no. lnd002

A further sound journey into the history of music and skateboard videos. From Punk, Hip Hop, Funk, Soul, Reggae, Folk, TV Themes, Rock, Pop, Grunge to Grime, no other sub culture has repr...

Nuff Ruffness / Feeling In My Soul

Fantom Fingers / Reck

Label Lunar Rotation Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. lunarrot001

This is the debut release from new beat label Lunar Rotation. Evoking the nocturnal and outta-space Hip-Hop stylings of Kool Keith, DJ Shadow, Blackalicious and People Under the Stairs, t...

Ecology

Anubis

Label Athens Of The North Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. aoe024

Anibus only managed to released this single exremely collable deep Spirutal funk 45 Bobby Hammiltons band and as the story always goes, the single didnt gain the movement they hopes and t...

Super Black

Everyday People

Label Athens Of The North Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. aoe025

One of the rarest funk 45s in existence and the rarest 45 on Ellis Taylor's Forte label flipped with a previously unreleased acetate (has a little bit of background noise but what you gon...

Doin' it

Spanky Wilson

Label soul brother Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. lpsbcs81

Spanky Wilson is a soul funk and jazz singer from Philadelphia. “Doin’ It” has become one of her most sought after albums in its own right, and for the breaks sampled by a who's who of ar...

DJ Marky - Influences Vol 2

Various

Label BBE Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. BBECCD361

Great summery mix cd from DK Marky. The release of ‘Influences Vol. 2’, a compilation album and DJ mix showcasing a selection of Marky’s favourite music, created with a healthy disdain fo...

Label BBE Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. BBE361CLP

Great summery mix cd from DK Marky. The release of ‘Influences Vol. 2’, a compilation album and DJ mix showcasing a selection of Marky’s favourite music, created with a healthy disdain fo...

Move Upstairs / Count Your Blessings

The Como Mamas

Label Daptone Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. dap1104

A gospel trio from Como, Mississippi. Their first album, Get an Understanding, was an all a capella favorite among many gospel fans. In December of 2015, the Como Mamas flew up to New Yor...

Baby What Has Happened To Our Love

The Ringleaders

Label Charly Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. charlys233

The Ringleaders were a 4-piece vocal group from Saginaw, Michigan. They signed to M-Pac! Records in 1966 as The Perfectos but changed to The Ringleaders ahead of their debut release Let's...

If You Ask Me (Because I Love You)

Jerry Williams

Label Charly Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. charlys234

Jerry Williams Jr was born in Virginia in 1942 and is best known by his alter-ego Swamp Dogg. He has enjoyed a prolific career as an artist, writer and producer scoring hits for Gene Pitn...

Caviar and Chitlins

The Exciters

Label Nature Sounds Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. nsd806lp

Formed in Queens, NY in the early 1960s, The Exciters were a dynamic R&B quartet consisting of lead singer Brenda Reid and her producer / writer husband Herb Rooney, plus vocalists Ca...

Bless The People Everywhere (Gospel Funk of Peacock and Songbird)

Various

Label Play Back Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. pbr4202cd

The famous Duke / Peacock label was one of the most important forces in gospel music during the 50s and early 60s – home to some of the hippest, most soul-drenched acts – especially the m...

Label Play Back Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. pbr4202lp

The famous Duke / Peacock label was one of the most important forces in gospel music during the 50s and early 60s – home to some of the hippest, most soul-drenched acts – especially the m...