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Grits And Garvy (Full length Mono) / Crime Don't Pay

The Fame Gang

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgps055

Southern funk at its very best. The original A-side is a sought-after organ groove track guaranteed to fill a floor. This is the full-length version in an otherwise unheard mono mix. The ...

Can't Shake It Loose / I'll Bet You

Funkadelic

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgps057

Originally scheduled to be the second Funkadelic 45, ‘Can’t Shake It Loose’ was cancelled before release. The song had been a single (and northern soul classic) by Pat Lewis, whilst the S...

A Dose of Soul - The Sylvia Funk Recordings 1971 - 75

Chet Ivey

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpd301

Between the late 1950s and the mid-80s Chet Ivey released nearly 30 singles, covering styles from R&B to early electro soul. This CD covers his funk recordings from 1971 through to th...

Lovin Mighty Fire - Nippon Funk Soul Disco 1973 - 83

Various

Label bgp Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. xxqlp2046

Lovin' Mighty Fire is the third Japanese music compilation for the Ace Records house of labels - this time, for BGP International. Japan has long been known as the final destination for m...

Label bgp Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. cdbgpd299

Lovin' Mighty Fire is the third Japanese music compilation for the Ace Records house of labels - this time, for BGP International. Japan has long been known as the final destination for m...

Skunk Juice - Dirty Funk From the Big Apple

The Pazant Brothers

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgpd303

12 tracks of horn-led funk from one of the great unsung bands of the late 1960s. The Pazant Brothers, Ed and Al are jazz and funk royalty having played with Kool and The Gang, Pucho and T...

I'm Not Talkin' - The Song Stylings of Mose Allison 1957 - 1972

Mose Allison

Label bgp Genre Jazz Cat no. cdbgpd304

The laconic and oh-so-cool Mose Allison left an indelible impression on the history of rock’n’ roll through his influence on at least two generation of British musicians. His songs were c...

Celestial Blues - Cosmic, Political and Spiritual Jazz 1970 to 1974

Various

Label bgp Genre Jazz Cat no. bgp2300

2015 was the year jazz hit the mainstream again. The catalyst for this was saxophonist Kamasi Washington's 3CD masterpiece 'The Epic', influenced by the symphonic, spiritually aware jazz ...

Instrumental Explosion - Incendiary Funk and R&b Instrumentals 1966-1973

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgp2163

A cracking selection of funk instrumentals including rare obscurities and sought after classics. Featured are the the Fans, Hank Jacobs, Filmore Street Soul Rebellion, Joe Tex Band, Pazan...

California Soul - Funk and Soul From the Golden State 1965 - 1975

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpd298

This CD kicks off a brand new BGP series which looks at the obscure and wonderful from different areas of American black music. The first collection digs into the West Coast studio scenes...

Reflections of a Golden Dream

lonnie liston smith and the cosmic echoes

Label bgp Genre Jazz Cat no. cdbgpm296

Lonnie Liston Smith's final album on Flying Dutchman. A cosmic jazz masterpiece featuring contributions from Dave Hubbard, Patti Austin, Jon Faddis and Donald Smith. US Top 5 jazz album, ...

A Funky Trip - Detroit Funk From the Dave Hamilton Archive

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. hiqlp037

Original Motown Funk Brother Dave Hamilton is known for his stunning and in-demand northern soul productions, but he also made some of the very best Detroit funk recordings. In the last d...

Gears

Johnny Hammond

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. hiqlp2034

Celebrating 40 years since its first release, Johnny Hammond's 'Gears' is given the deluxe treatment on CD and vinyl with the addition of six previously unreleased tracks and a brand new ...

Groove With a Feeling - Sounds of Memphis Boogie, Soul and Funk 1975 - 1985

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdtop293

This instalment of BGP's examination of the Sounds Of Memphis label and studio focuses on the decade between 1975-1985, as regional differences faded and soul changed into funk and boogie...

Listen to My Song - The Music City Sessions

Darondo

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. hiqlp029

180 Gram Coloured Vinyl. Back in 70s Oakland, California, streetwise hipster William Darondo Pulliam was a funky singer-songwriter who could also swing the sweetest soul west of Al Green....

Kicking Back

Joe Houston

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpm292

This in-demand funk album by the famed honking saxophonist has had several tracks championed by DJs Keb Darge and Snowboy at The Legendary Deep Funk. Recorded for Modern Records' Big Town...

When You Are Who You Are / Free Will (Alt Take 1)

Gil Scott-Heron

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgps047

One of the most important figures in Black American musical history has recently found himself selling women's clothes with 'When You Are Who You Are' featuring on a major UK advert. We f...

SuperFunk Is Back

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgp2183

Super Funk is back with some more stone cold rare and classic funk from 68-77.

Hard to Explain - More Shattered Dreams - Funky Blues 1968 - 1984

Various

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpd285

A follow-up to 'Shattered Dreams', this compilation takes a further look at the underground blues recording scene of the late 60s through to the early 80s when, left behind by the mainstr...

Free Will

Gil Scott-Heron

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. hiqlp023

A reissue of Gil Scott-Heron's 1972 album taken from the original master tapes. The album is special as one side consists of songs - all but one written with Brian Jackson - and the flips...

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpm281

A reissue of Gil Scott-Heron's 1972 album taken from the original master tapes. The album is special as one side consists of songs - all but one written with Brian Jackson - and the flips...

The Good Foot - Soundtrack to his Soho Night

DJ Snowboy

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. bgp2280

This is the latest in a series of DJ-inspired releases, compiled by one of world's leading funk, soul and R&B spinners, Snowboy, based upon his London club night The Good Foot held ev...

Hand Sown Home Grown / Silk Purse / Linda Ronstadt

Linda Ronstadt

Label bgp Genre 60s & 70s Cat no. bgocd156

Linda's first three solo albums for Capitol Records from 1969, 1970 and 1972. Long Long Time' was a US Top 30 single from 'Silk Purse' which helped set her on the road to lasting internat...

Blues and the Soulful Truth

Leon Thomas

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpm277

This series delivers classic and rare albums from this renowned label. All are taken from original source tapes with bonus material if available. They feature the original artwork and new...

Cosmic Funk

Lonnie Liston Smith

Label bgp Genre Jazz Cat no. cdbgpm278

The series delivers classic and rare albums from this renowned label. All are taken from original source tapes with bonus material if available. They feature the original artwork and new ...

Pieces Of A Man

Gil Scott-Heron

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. cdbgpm274

A reissue of Gil Scott-Heron's 1972 album taken from the original master tapes and featuring three songs (two previously unreleased) by Gil's college group Black and Blues. The booklet fe...

Label bgp Genre Soul & Funk Cat no. hiqlp007

A reissue of Gil Scott-Heron's 1972 album taken from the original master tapes and featuring three songs (two previously unreleased) by Gil's college group Black and Blues. The booklet fe...