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  1. SAC

    SAC

    Jeff Resnick

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    Organically funky, laced with avant-garde synth textures, and studded with breakbeats, the second Outernational is Jeff Resnick’s unique, ultra-rare, 1978 pro...

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  2. Everything You Do You Do For Yourself

    Everything You Do You Do For Yourself

    Guy One

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    With the single "Everything You Do, You Do For Yourself" North-Ghanaian Kologo master Guy One opens the door to his first international release #1, which will be av...

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  3. Don't You Know I Love You

    Don't You Know I Love You

    Star Quake

    Genres: 80's Soul, Brazilian, Disco, Jazz Funk, Modern Soul, Northern Soul, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    A super rare disco / modern banger to end the year. Star Quake came out of Columbus, Georgia and that's about as far as they got. 'Don't you know I love you' is a r...

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  4. Let Love Enter

    Let Love Enter

    Michael Henderson

    Genres: 80's Soul, Brazilian, Disco, Jazz Funk, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    Michael Henderson's brilliant 'Let Love Enter' has always been an underground classic and is about to get a fire lit under it once again, simply the finest Br...

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  5. Copacabana Sadia

    Copacabana Sadia

    Junior Mendes

    Genres: 80's Soul, Brazilian, Disco, Jazz Funk, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: LP

    Luiz Mendes Jr or "Junior Mendes" was a ubiquitous figure in the Brazilian Soul / Funk scene of the 70s and early 80s, contributing to compositions for bands such a...

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  6. The Original Sound Of Burkina Faso

    The Original Sound Of Burkina Faso

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Ethnic, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    ‘The Original Sound of Burkina Faso’ follows the hugely successful ‘The Original Sound of Mali’ compilation released in March this year, als...

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  7. The Offering

    The Offering

    Darkhouse Family

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul JazzFormat: LP

    First Word Records is very proud to present you with 'The Offering' - the debut album by Darkhouse Family; a Cardiff-based duo consisting of Earl Jeffers & Don ...

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  8. Africa Airways Four: Disco Funk Touchdown 1976-1983

    Africa Airways Four: Disco Funk Touchdown 1976-1983

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Disco, Afro Funk, Boogie, Disco, Funk, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    It's just over 3 years since we launched the Africa Seven label in Paris and London. Our first release back then (Airways One) is still our best seller and had to b...

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  9. African Spirits

    African Spirits

    Nicola Conte & Gianluca Petrella

    Genres: Afro, Beats, Beats Dancefloor, Broken Beat, Jazz Funk, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch

    The encounter between producers, musicians and long-time friends Nicola Conte and Gianluca Petrella, 16 years after their previous effort together "New Standards" (...

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  10. Colombian Latin Funk & Cumbia Gems: Volume Two

    Colombian Latin Funk & Cumbia Gems: Volume Two

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Ethnic, Exotica, Latin, Latin Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    Two classic DJ tracks licensed from the Disco Fuentes catalogue . First up some irresistible percussive and brass heavy latin rhythms offset by those killer vocals ...

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  11. So Good To Be In Love

    So Good To Be In Love

    Phase 7

    Genres: Boogie, Brazilian, Modern Soul, Soul, Soul Funk, TropicalFormat: 7 inch

    Ensconced at the Infinity nightclub in the Sheraton Waikiki, Phase 7 was Hawaiian disco royalty during the mid-1970s. Originally founded by Van de Guzman and Heming...

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  12. Ebo Taylor and the Pelikans

    Ebo Taylor and the Pelikans

    Ebo Taylor

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Afro Rock, Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    One of the rarest Ebo Taylor LPs by far, includes the seminal Ghana Funk anthem 'Come Along' - vintage highlife and Ghanian funk!

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  13. Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Two

    Mr Bongo Record Club Volume Two

    Various Artists

    Genres: Brazilian, Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Latin, Rare Grooves, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, Vocal Jazz, WorldFormat: 2 x LP

    Brighton based record label, publishers, cinematographers and legendary former London record store Mr Bongo present the first installment in their new 'Mr Bongo Rec...

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  14. Viralata

    Viralata

    Antonio Adolfo

    Genres: Brazilian, Funky Jazz, Jazz Fusion, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    First released in 1979 during the heyday of Brazil's jazz-funk movement, Antonio Adolfo's Viralata has long been considered an era-defining release by those who kno...

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  15. Ain't Nothing Like The Love

    Ain't Nothing Like The Love

    Phillip Ballou

    Genres: 80's Soul, Boogie, Jazz Funk, Modern Soul, Northern Soul, SoulFormat: 7 inch

    What an amazing discovery!! To think john simmons "Aint nothing like the Love" that came out on Sabrina records in 1981 wasn't the original version. This credit goe...

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  16. Safe

    Safe

    John Simmons

    Genres: Jazz Funk, Modern Soul, Northern Soul, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    Killer modern soul cut...just right for todays soul scene! With an equally lovely kind of rare groove bassline led soul cut on the flip.

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  17. Malik

    Malik

    Afrodisia

    Genres: Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Modern Soul, Northern Soul, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    'Malik' is an unreleased jazz funker that was recorded in the early 1980s and features legendary percussionist Bill Summers amongst the players. The sprightly jazz ...

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  18. Funny Girl

    Funny Girl

    James Mason

    Genres: Funk, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Modern Soul, Rare Grooves, Soul, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Although featured on James Mason's lauded - and recently reissued - 1977 album Rhythm of Life, "Funny Girl" is nowhere near as celebrated as some of the other cuts ...

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  19. Atle Lauve

    Atle Lauve

    Atle Lauve

    Genres: 80's Soul, Boogie, Disco, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Modern Soul, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: LP

    He (Atle) got the funk. Atle got the soul. Atle got the smooth sound of West Coast. When he was in his teens, he spent all his money on music, women and party. Here...

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  20. Rockin' You Eternally

    Rockin' You Eternally

    Leon Ware

    Genres: Funk, Jazz Funk, Modern Soul, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: LP

    The world lost a true soul icon on 23rd February 2017. After working with Leon Ware for the first release on Be With, we're honoured to celebrate his legacy further...

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  21. Trudi's Songbook: Volume Two

    Trudi's Songbook: Volume Two

    Ruby Rushton

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual JazzFormat: LP

    Given the runaway success of the first volume in Ruby Rushton's Trudi's Songbook series earlier this year, it was probably inevitable that we'd get a follow-up soon...

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  22. Music is my Sanctuary

    Music is my Sanctuary

    Gary Bartz

    Genres: Funky Jazz, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Rare Grooves, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Double-sided '70s jazz-funk classics from Gary Bartz. Excellent quality official release from Universal Music Japan that's been executed at a high standard. Sharp c...

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  23. DDDO2

    DDDO2

    Debre Damo Dining Orchestra

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Instrumental, Jazz, Modal Jazz, Soul Jazz, Spiritual Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Second instalment of tough Ethio jazz from Denmark, on their own label. Great stuff! Heavy! The first LP last year went quick! Don't miss this!

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  24. Forget Me Not

    Forget Me Not

    Myles Sanko

    Genres: Boogie, Broken Beat, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Nu Jazz, Soul, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Love is timeless and has no boundaries. "Forget Me Not" has classic love song written all over it, but with this release Myles Sanko goes beyond that to explore the...

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  25. We Be All Africans

    We Be All Africans

    Idris Ackamoor & The Pyramids

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funky Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP + CD

    Alto saxophonist Ackamoor first met Margo Simmons (flute) and Kimathi Asante (electric bass) whilst students together at Antioch College, Yellow Springs, Ohio where...

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  26. The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Reunion 1975-1986

    The Birth Of Electric Maloya In La Reunion 1975-1986

    Ote Maloya

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Ethnic, Funky Jazz, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Strut present a brand new compilation documenting the groundbreaking maloya scene on Réunion Island from the mid- ‘70s, as Western instrumentation join...

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  27. Bahamas Tropical Funk vs Ivory Coast Afro Funk

    Bahamas Tropical Funk vs Ivory Coast Afro Funk

    Biosis Now & Afro Train

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Funk, Soul Funk, Tropical, WorldFormat: 7 inch

    After Mukatsuku Records summer Hammond Organ screamer from Billy Hawks (MUKAT 052) the label goes deep on an international funk tip. Few years ago label manager Nik...

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  28. Third Rock

    Third Rock

    Pure Essence

    Genres: 80's Soul, Boogie, Jazz Funk, Modern Soul, Northern Soul, Soul, Soul FunkFormat: 7 inch

    We have always loved Pure Essence so are delighted to be able to revisit the LP track and 45 as a 7" with Third Rock on the A side. Untouchable Disco Funk of the hi...

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  29. Jukebox Mambo Vol. 3

    Jukebox Mambo Vol. 3

    Various Artists

    Genres: Blues, Calypso, Exotica, Jukebox RnB, Jump Blues, Latin, Rock n Roll, TropicalFormat: 6 x 10 inch Book

    Over 3 years in the making, this is another journey into the world of Jukebox Mambo - another set of sweltering rumba accented Rhythm & Blues! This 10" book set...

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  30. Jukebox Mambo Vol. 3

    Jukebox Mambo Vol. 3

    Various Artists

    Genres: Blues, Calypso, Exotica, Jukebox RnB, Jump Blues, Latin, Rock n Roll, TropicalFormat: 2 x LP

    Over 3 years in the making, this is another journey into the world of Jukebox Mambo - another set of sweltering rumba accented Rhythm & Blues.

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  31. I Can't Stand It Here On Quiet Nights: Singles 1981-82

    I Can't Stand It Here On Quiet Nights: Singles 1981-82

    Maximum Joy

    Genres: Beats Dancefloor, Beats Downtempo, Electronica, Jazz Funk, Pop, Post PunkFormat: 2 x 12 inch

    With just one LP and a load of 45s to their name, here's a 2 x 12" collection that features the best tunes of this funk-punk band led by ex-Pop Group members John W...

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  32. The Bottle

    The Bottle

    Gil Scott-Heron

    Genres: Funk, Funky Jazz, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Northern Soul, Rare Grooves, Soul, Soul Funk, Soul JazzFormat: 7 inch

    Ultra-classic '70s jazz-funk that can't fail to move the head or the feet! His best-known work, what a tune!

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  33. Spooktober Edits

    Spooktober Edits

    Scrimshire Edits

    Genres: Calypso, Reggae, Rocksteady, Ska, Tropical, WorldFormat: 12 inch

    The Dubplate series continues with Scrimshire bringing us a frighteningly funky pair of edits, released for the first time on vinyl, well in time for Halloween.

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  34. Gay Feet Every Night

    Gay Feet Every Night

    Various Artists

    Genres: Calypso, Reggae, Rocksteady, Ska, Tropical, WorldFormat: LP

    Wicked sounds from 1960s Caribbean - rocksteady, ska, calypso - it's all here! A super selection from Dub Store Records of Japan.

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  35. I Got Hope

    I Got Hope

    Lutz Krajenski

    Genres: Funk, Jazz Funk, Jazz Fusion, Modern Soul, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Vocal JazzFormat: 7 inch

    As our label is celebrating its ten years anniversary in 2017 it's about time for an appraisal. we asked LUTZ KRAJENSKI - an exceptionally gifted Jazz arranger and ...

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  36. Ethiopiques Box 7"

    Ethiopiques Box 7"

    Various Artists

    Genres: Afro, Afro Funk, Ethnic, Funk, Funky Jazz, Soul Funk, Soul Jazz, Tropical, WorldFormat: Boxsets

    If you've been digging the brilliant Ethiopiques series of compilations, which shine a light on the lesser-known Ethiopian music scene of the 1960s and '70s, you'll...

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    • £38.99
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