60s & 70s Soul & Funk

Keep on Pushing / People Get Ready

Impressions

Label Kent Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. KNU130.2

UK twofer combines two of the hit R&B vocal groups 1960s albums, 'Keep on Pushing' (1964) & 'People Get Ready' (1965). 24 tracks.

The Best of Atlantic Soul 1962-1965

Solomon Burke

Released 03/16/18 Label Run Out Groove Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. ROGV-004

Solomon Burke has sold 17 million albums, had 35 charting singles, is a member of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and has been ranked by Rolling Stone on their list of "100 Greatest Singer...

Finally Together - The Ru-Jac Records Story Volume Three - 1966-1967

Various Artists

Released 02/02/18 Label Omnivore Recordings Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. CD 101314

THE BALTIMORE SOUL/R&B LABEL RU-JAC RECORDS WAS FOUNDED IN 1963 by local promoter Rufus Mitchell and investor partner Jack Bennett (their names forming the Ru-Jac name). The label pri...

Changes - The Ru-Jac Records Story Volume Four - 1967-1980

Various Artists

Released 02/02/18 Label Omnivore Recordings Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. CD 101318

THE BALTIMORE SOUL/R&B LABEL RU-JAC RECORDS WAS FOUNDED IN 1963 by local promoter Rufus Mitchell and investor partner Jack Bennett (their names forming the Ru-Jac name). The label pri...

Black Moses

Isaac Hayes

Released 02/02/18 Label concord Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. ENS5003

LPx2

The Stars Of Salsoul

The Salsoul Orchestra

Released 01/19/18 Label Salsoul Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. SALSBMG10LP

Surely no other orchestra can claim the dancefloor kudos of these guys - The Salsoul Orchestra. They've literally played on, shaped, crafted and executed numerous classics since their inc...

Sweet Southern Soul

Lou Johnson

Released 01/19/18 Label Run Out Groove Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 08122793185

180 gram black vinyl. Numbered and limited.

Lady Soul

Aretha Franklin

Released 01/16/18 Label Atlantic Catalog Group Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. A 8176

180 gram vinyl. 2018 Start Your Ear Off Right (SYEOR)

Released 01/16/06 Label Atlantic Catalog Group Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 4M 130LP

180 gram vinyl cut from analogue masters.

Hot Thang!

Eddy Senay

Released 01/12/18 Label Modern Harmonic Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. LP-MH-8046

Gold colored vinyl.

Nasty Gal

Betty Davis

Released 01/12/18 Label Light In The Attic Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. LITA046CD

First official re-release mastered from the original tapes. Betty Davis was riding high in the 70's. A new record label, a series of high profile relationships, and intensely sexualized l...

Released 01/12/18 Label Light In The Attic Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. LITA046LP

First official re-release mastered from the original tapes. Betty Davis was riding high in the 70's. A new record label, a series of high profile relationships, and intensely sexualized l...

Released 01/12/18 Label Light In The Attic Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. LITA046LPX

Exclusive red colored vinyl. 32-page full color booklet featuring the original artwork, new notes, unseen photos, and full lyrics. Remastered from the original tapes. LP housed in a deluxe gatefold. Stoughton tip-on jacket with lyrics. 8 page booklet with liner notes by John Ballon with rare studio and stage photographs.

(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay

Otis Redding

Released 01/09/18 Label Atlantic Catalog Group Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. S 563996

Gold colored vinyl.

Jibaro

Elkin And Nelson

Released 01/05/18 Label CBS Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. CBSAB6502286

A true balearic classic. One of a handful of records that can comfortably boast this title, Elkin & Nelson's 1979 classic Jibaro sits in the canon of selections that enlightened the e...

Feeling Nice Vol. 4

Various Artists

Released 12/30/17 Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. tr00004

Tramp's Feeling Nice series has positioned itself as a universally accepted essential cultural and historical document of some of the greatest unknown local vernacular American Black musi...

Every Day Is A New Day

Diana Ross

Released 12/27/17 Label Motown Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. MOT549522.2

A consummate performer who has achieved MORE #1s THAN ANY WOMAN IN MUSIC HISTORY, Diana Ross defines the word "icon." Now, with Every Day Is a New Day, Diana proves her versatility with p...

Take Me Higher

Diana Ross

Released 12/27/17 Label Motown Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. MOT530586.2

Released in 1995 on Motown and sold a little over 100,000 copies. The album features production from producers such as Narada Michael Walden, Brenda Russell, Jon-John and the Boom Brother...

Alaska Wartet / Frisbee

Mainpoint

Released 12/22/17 Label Growing Bin Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. GBR 012

So here is Mainpoint‘s ‘Alaska Wartet’ - a stunning private pressed 7” entirely unknown to the wider world. Its original 1980 press was less than extensive, and the few copies which did a...

Know What You Want

Gloria Jay

Released 12/15/17 Label Melodies Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. MEL008

Melodies International proudly moves forward with an elusive piece of mid-tempo Chicago soul originally performed by Gloria J. Jennings in 1977. Gloria was signed to Stage Productions as ...

Heed the Call!

Various Artists

Released 12/15/17 Label Vostok Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. VOSTOK 02 CD

Stunning compilation of 17 Prime Soul, Funk and Disco Cuts. Heed the Call! collects the best New Zealand material from the afrotastic days of 1973 to 1983. Artists like Mark Williams whos...

Released 12/15/17 Label Vostok Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. VOSTOK 02 2XLP

Stunning compilation of 17 Prime Soul, Funk and Disco Cuts. Heed the Call! collects the best New Zealand material from the afrotastic days of 1973 to 1983. Artists like Mark Williams whos...

In The City

Tavares

Released 12/15/17 Label Capitol Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. B002702901

In the City is the third studio album by American soul/R&B group Tavares, released in 1975 on the Capitol label. The Tavares brothers' creative and commercial winning streak continued...

Maze Featuring Frankie Beverly

Maze

Released 12/15/17 Label Capitol Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. B002703001

Maze featuring Frankie Beverly is the debut album by Bay Area-based R&B group Maze. At a time when disco reigned supreme, Maze and Frankie Beverly took the R&B charts by storm wit...

Masterpiece

The Temptations

Released 12/15/17 Label Elemental Music Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 620860

Whitfield and The Temptations set out to make their most ambitious project to date. The album's long, carefully layered tunes, complete with sweeping string charts and cleanly punctuated ...

Greatest Hits

Sly and The Family Stone

Released 12/15/17 Label Legacy Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 88985432351

Technically, only four songs here reached the Top Ten, with only two others hitting the Top 40, but judging this solely on charts is misleading, since this is simply a peerless singles co...

Greatest Hits Vol. 1 (1978)

Earth Wind and Fire

Released 12/15/17 Label Legacy Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 88985432341

Innovative yet popular, precise yet sensual, calculated yet galvanizing, Earth, Wind & Fire changed the sound of black pop in the 1970s —their encyclopedic sound topping Latin-funk rh...

Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth

The 24-Carat Black

Released 12/15/17 Label Fantasy Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. STX00224

Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth is the 1973 Stax debut and only album released by The 24-Carat Black until a lost album The Promises of Yesterday was finally released 35 years later. Ghetto: ...

The Baby Huey Story: The Living Legend

Baby Huey

Released 12/15/17 Label 8th Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. ETH8007H-LP

Includes the classics Hard Times (Curtis Mayfield) and A Change Is Gonna Come (Sam Cooke) and the best rendition of The Mamas & The Papas' California Dreamin' ever made.

Released 05/03/16 Label 8th Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. MOVLP1639

Standard Black Vinyl

Released 11/20/12 Label 8th Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 8007

180 Gram Audiofile Vinyl Pressing

Odds and Ends - Scepter Records Rarities

Dionne Warwick

Released 12/08/17 Label REAL GONE MUSIC Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. CD 0664

With a total of 40 Pop chart hits, Dionne Warwick’s recordings for the Scepter label rank as arguably the most successful run of any artist—and certainly of any female artist—for an indep...

The First 12 Sides

Aretha Franklin

Released 12/06/17 Label Wax Love Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. WLV 82003LP

Wax Love present a reissue of Aretha Franklin's The First 12 Sides, originally released as Aretha in 1961. Before Aretha hit big with her stomping southern soul sound in the late '60s, sh...

Sam Cooke

Sam Cooke

Released 12/06/17 Label Doxy Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. ACV 2047LP

Doxy presents a reissue of Sam Cooke's 1961 self-titled album. Cooke began his career as a gospel singer, and after two pop-oriented LPs, RCA Victor and producers Hugo Peretti and Luigi C...

Ain't That Good News

Sam Cooke

Released 12/06/17 Label Doxy Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. ACV 2033LP

Ain't That Good News (1964) was the last studio album released in Sam Cooke's lifetime. Features his iconic recording "A Change Is Gonna Come," which has become an anthem for civil rights...

Norman Jay MBE - Mister Good Times

Various

Released 12/06/17 Label Strut Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. sbestcd79

Norman Jay MBE presents his new compilation Mister Good Times via Sunday Best Recordings. Mister Good Times is the latest in Norman Jay’s long-running Good Times series which started in 2...

The Best of The Whatnauts

The Whatnauts

Released 12/01/17 Label Play Back Record Company Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. PBR-8511

The Whatnauts were a '70s soul group from Baltimore who drew their inspiration from falsetto-led groups like the Dells, the Chi-Lites, and especially the Stylistics. They shared a similar...

Bacon Fat: The Fortune Singles 1956-1957

Andre Williams

Released 12/01/17 Label Wax Love Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. WLV 82012LP

One of the last remaining links to the heyday of R&B and funk, "Mr. Rhythm" is a pure living legend of black music. Andre Williams not only produced and wrote songs for folks like Ike...

It's Not What You Know (It's Who You Know)

Bob and Gene Featuring The Inversions

Released 12/01/17 Label Daptone Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. SI-DAPT-1106

Producer Victor “Ticklah” Axelrod is back with another supple Reggae delight. After the success of The Inversion’s last collaboration with Bob & Gene, Axelrod once again takes a seat ...

Detroit 67: The Year That Changed Soul

Stuart Cosgrove

Released 12/01/17 Label Birlinn Ltd. Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. 9781846973666

Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey through the drama and chaos that ripped through the ci...

Old Before My Time / I'll Call You Back Later

Gloria Barnes

Released 11/25/17 Label Remind Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. RMND-104

Black Friday 2017 Release.

Uptown

Gloria Barnes

Released 11/25/17 Label Maple Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. l-RMND12001

Black Friday 2017 Release.

Spirit Of Memphis

Isaac Hayes

Released 11/25/17 Label Concord Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. CR00063

Black Friday 2017 Release. Boxset, colored vinyl.

The Missing Link

Sunny and The Sunliners

Released 11/25/17 Label Big Crown Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. BC038-LP

Black Friday 2017 Release.

Smile Now, Cry Later

Sunny and The Sunliners

Released 11/25/17 Label Big Crown Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. BC026-LP

Black Friday 2017 Release.

Funky Movement

Timothy McNealy

Released 11/25/17 Label Now-Again Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. NA5153-CD

Texas funk music is amongst the highest regarded styles in the genre, a unique mixture of jazz, blues, R&B and James Brown’s syncopation that evolved in metropolises like Houston (Kas...

Released 11/25/17 Label Now-Again Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. NA5153-LP

Black Friday 2017 Release.

Techstar: Original Score

Shawn Lee's Ping Pong Orchestra

Released 11/25/17 Label Silver Fox Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. l-SF01

Black Friday 2017 Release.

All The Woo In The World

Bernie Worrell

Released 11/25/17 Label Tidal Wave Music Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. TWM11

Black Friday 2017 Release. Limited orange colored vinyl.

Live in Europe

Otis Redding

Released 11/25/17 Label ACG/Atlantic Catalog Group Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. A 33286

Black Friday 2017 Release. Red colored vinyl

The Money Masters

Bettye Swann

Released 11/24/17 Label Kent Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. kent508

The talented Bettye Swann scored an R&B hit with Don’t Wait Too Long, her catchy, self-penned, debut single for Money records in 1965. She seemed to have a bright future but the Motow...

The Dark End of the Street / You’ve Got My Mind Messed Up

James Carr

Released 11/24/17 Label Goldwax Records Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. GOLDWAX1

The song and performance that is generally considered to be the definitive example of deep, southern soul celebrates its 50th birthday this year. To celebrate half a century of a genuine ...

Northern Soul's Classiest Rarities Volume 6

Various

Released 11/24/17 Label Kent Genre 60s & 70s Soul & Funk Cat no. cdkend471

It’s nearly three years since Kent released the last volume in this respected series; here’s another package full of ultra-rarities, collector’s pieces, unissued gems and classic dancers....