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Soul & Funk Lp List Van Jones, Madcliff, Logg, Kwick, Etc

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Soul & Funk LPs

Anthony Watson - Anthony Watson
US AMHERST LP - £10 Nr. Mint with very light sleeve wear

Bernard Tarver / USC -
You're A Very Special Part Of Me
USA PARALLEL/USC LP - £40 EX / WOC
American Football student shows his musical side with this home made lp. Best cuts are BIG JOHN / FANTASIZING AWAY / ONLY JUST A MATTER OF TIME

Betty Davis - Betty Davis
US JUST SUNSHINE LP - £15 Strict vg slv wear - saw cut
Betty Davis - Betty Davis
US JUST SUNSHINE LP - £25 vg++ light sleeve wear cut out - top right
Super sassy female vocal funk psych from Miles' better half. Inc. ANTI LOVE SONG / IF I'M IN LUCK I MIGHT GET PICKED UP / OOH YEA / Etc..

Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different
US JUST SUNSHINE LP Gatefold - £30 VG++ Small writing on label - some basic sleeve wear
Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different
US JUST SUNSHINE LP Gatefold - £40 Nr. Mint vinyl / sleeve has a little wear and a sticker bottom left
Betty Davis - They Say I'm Different
US JUST SUNSHINE LP Gatefold - £28 VG+ with some basic sleeve wear

Betty Davis - Nasty Gal
US ISLAND LP - £20 Strong EX with minimal sleeve wear
Betty Davis - Nasty Gal
US ISLAND LP - £12 Strict VG with minimal sleeve wear / sticker

Charles Wright -
Ninety Day Cycle People
US ABC LP - £18 EX in shrink / small cut corner bottom right

Charles Wright - You're So Beautiful
US WARNER BROTHERS LP Gatefold - £23 EX small cut corner top left
Charles Wright - You're So Beautiful
US WARNER BROTHERS LP Gatefold - £25 Strong EX in shrink!

Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St Rhythm Band - Express Yourself
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £20 EX vinyl / sleeve has some basic wear / ageing

Charles Wright / The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Ban - Together
US WARNER BROTHERS LP - £15 VG++ small cut corner top left

Davis Import - You're The One
US AVI LP Promo with Picture sleeve - £25 EX with some browning on the back cover
Davis Import - You're The One

US AVI LP Promo - £12 VG+ WOL No Cover
Described as a Mini lp - there are only 3 tunes. Less Disco & a little more Soulful than their other releases. Inc. the great mid tempo tune STAR CHILD & a little more dance floor is SHADOW FATE. Mis-labelled as Davis Brothers

Davis Import - Hot-Hot-Hot
US AVI LP Promo with Picture sleeve - £30 Nr. Mint
Davis Import - Hot-Hot-Hot
US AVI LP Promo - £18 EX no sleeve
Another of those AVI 4 cut (is it an lp is it an ep?). HOW MY LOVE GOES is a nice male vocal disco tune mixed by RICK GIANTOS & SHADOW FATE is a dope funky mid tempo soulful groover & I'M GLAD YOUR MINE is also good mid tempo funky disco


Herb Reed & Sweet River -
Sweet River
UK PVK LP - £5 Nr. Mint
Seems to be UK only for this quality Soul lp from former member of The Platters. Inc. lots of sweet & soulful tunes IT'S THE FUNNY WAY / SHOWMAN / WHAT'S YOUR NAME WHAT'S YOUR NUMBER / Etc..

Hot Bush - Hot Bush
US APA LP Promo - £15 VG+ light sleeve wear / small cut out
Hot Bush - Hot Bush
US APA LP Promo - £25 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed with small cut out
Soul funk lp with the best cut being a two step style tune TELL ME THAT YOU WILL

 

Joe Tex -
From The Roots Came The Rapper
US ATLANTIC LP - £10 Nr. Mint / Looks unplayed / saw cut / small WOC
More slow & Soul cuts on this 1972 lp. Still funky on I CAN DO IT BETTER / CHAINED IN THE MIND / SOMETHINGS IN LIFE ARE WORTH DYING FOR

Joe Tex - Live And Lively
US ATLANTIC LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £22 Nr. Mint vinyl - DJ stamp on back cover
Great funky R&B set with tight drums & funky backing GET OUT MY LIFE WOMAN / PAPA WAS TOO / SKINNY LEGS AND ALL / YOU'RE GONNA THANK ME WOMAN / WOODEN SPOON / Etc.. Tough to find clean like this

Joe Tex - The New Boss
US ATLANTIC (Mono Dial Series) LP - £25 EX in shrink
1965 R&B session with a couple of tunes with that Funky Soul sound he would develop further in the next few years STOP LOOK AND LISTEN / YOU'VE GOT WHAT IT TAKES / C.C. RIDER
 

Joe Tex - Rub Down
US EPIC LP - £7 Nr. Mint in shrink!
Joe is up to his usual old Funky tricks on this 1978 lp Inc. GET BACK LEROY / GET IT (AND GET ON HOME) / I KNOW HOW YOU LIKE YOUR LOVING / DON'T CRY OVER SPILLED MILK / YOU MIGHT BE DIGGING THE GARDEN

Joe Tex - Bumps & Bruises
US EPIC LP - £10 EX with some light ring wear
1976 lp & Joe brings a touch of Disco & humour to the Funk on AIN'T GONNA BUMP NO MORE & JUMP BAD. Slow funky tunes HUNGRY FOR YOUR LOVE / I ALMOST GOT TO HEAVEN ONCE. Then there is the controversial BE COOL (WILLIE BE DANCING WITH A SISSY) - dare you to play that out in these modern times. Much sampled vocal intro. All these tunes have been sampled in Hip Hop

Joe Tex - I Gotcha
US DIAL LP - £12 Sealed no cut out
Joe Tex - I Gotcha
US DIAL LP - £8 EX in shrink
Classic Raw Funk / R&B sound with plenty of Breaks YOU SAID A BAD WORD / I GOTCHA / GIVE THE BABY ANYTHING THE BABY WANTS / BABY LET ME STEAL YOU / LOVE ME RIGHT GIRL / Etc...


Kwick - To The Point
US EMI LP - £22 Nr. Mint in partial shrink - minor sleeve wear / no cuts
Kwick - To The Point
US EMI LP - £25 Sealed with cut out
Great Soul/Boogie set which encapsulates the sound of 1981! Many good tunes NIGHTLIFE / YOU'RE THE STAR OF MY SHOW / SPLIT DECISION / YOU'RE THE KIND OF GIRL I LIKE / NO WINNERS NO LOSERS / Etc..

Kwick - Foreplay
US EMI LP - £18 Nr. Mint / light sleeve wear / Promo stamp
Their 1983 lp with drum machine Funk & Boogie tunes I'VE BEEN WATCHING YOU (WATCHING ME) / WILL YOU / I'LL GET YOU RIGHT / STUCK UP

Kwick - Kwick
US EMI LP - £8 Nr. Mint in shrink / cut out
Kwick - Kwick
US EMI LP - £6 VG+ Cut out
Kwick - Kwick
US EMI LP - £10 Sealed with cut out
Quality Soul & Boogie set from 1980! For me the best cuts are the mid tempo bits like CAN'T HELP MYSELF / HERE I GO AGAIN (ANOTHER WEEKEND) / TONIGHT IS THE NIGHT and these are a bit more uptempo WE OUGHT TO BE DANCING / I WANT TO DANCE WITH YOU

Logg - Logg
US SALSOUL LP - £32 Nice EX copy in partial shrink
Classic LEROY BURGESS LP - every track a winner!

Madcliff - Madcliff
US GUINESS LP - £80 Vinyl EX light sleeve wear / cut corner top right
Another obscure and rare lp from this tiny collectable label which brought us Carlos franzetti - Inc. a version of the PLAYERS ASSOCIATION tune I LIKE IT + nice disco cut GOIN' TO A DISCO as well as the funky tune YOU CAN MAKE A CHANGE

Marlena Shaw - Take A Bite
US COLUMBIA LP - £7 small cover wear
Inc. the disco classic TOUCH ME IN THE MORNING

Marlena Shaw - The Spice Of Life
US CADET LP Promo - £55 lovely strong EX copy / light sleeve wear
Silver cover 1st issue of this classic LP Inc. WOMAN OF THE GHETTO /CALIFORNIA SOUL / GO AWAY LITTLE BOY / Etc...

Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time
US BLUE NOTE LP - £10 Mint / unplayed with small cut corner / light ring wear
Marlena Shaw - Just A Matter Of Time
US BLUE NOTE LP - £8 Nr. Mint / writing on cover
This mid seventies lp has a few hustle type Disco tunes but the strongest cuts are the slower more soulful ones like SING TO ME / BRASS BAND but the stand out is the mid tempo Funky Soul tune THINK ABOUT ME

Marlena Shaw - Out Of Different Bags
US CADET LP - £30 WOC - signed by Marlena on back cover / saw cut
1967 set which is funky boss sister soul on IT SURE IS GROOVY & NOTHING BUT TEARS whilst SOMEWHERE IN THE NIGHT is a more sophisticated jazz sound

Marlena Shaw -
Who Is This Bitch Anyway?
US BLUE NOTE LP - £10 Cut corner / small seam split /creased corner / visually VG but plays great
Marlena gets sassy on STREET WALKIN' WOMAN also includes her awesome version of FEEL LIKE MAKIN' LOVE / LOVIN YOU WAS LIKE A PARTY / Etc.. Much sampled in Hip Hop!

Marlena Shaw -
From The Depths Of My Soul
US BLUE NOTE LP - £12 Nr. Mint
Marlena's rich voice always works best on the slow & mid tempo funkier tunes like EASY EVIL / HUM THIS SONG / SAY A GOOD WORD
 

Maurice Long - Sanctified
USA PARAMOUNT LP Promo with Official sleeve Sticker - £25 EX with minor ringwear & a small tear on back cover
Great 1973 lp with Crossover, Sweet & Northern Soul styles WAITIN' FOR YOU BABY / ONE STANDS HERE / NO MAN IS AN ISLAND / I'M MOVIN' ON / A LOVER'S QUESTION / Etc..

Nappy Brown - Thanks For Nothing
US ELEPHANT LP Gatefold - £25 Nr. Mint - looks unplayed
Blues with a touch of funk

Nolen & Crossley - Nolen & Crossley
US GORDY LP - £10 Srtong EX in shrink
Nolen & Crossley - Nolen & Crossley
US GORDY LP Promo in Company Sleeve - £5 Nr. Mint
quality soul-boogie set LAY IT ON THE LINE / IF YOU COME BACK / DREAMIN' / LET'S GET FREAKY TONIGHT but probably best of all is the mid tempo tune MESSIN' UP A GOOD THING

Nolen & Crossley - Ambience
US GORDY LP Promo - £22 Mint / Unplayed / Gold Promo stamp
Really strong lp with that great Feel Good Sunshine sound of 1982. Many good tunes INTO THE GROOVE / SALSA BOOGIE / CHANCE / READY OR NOT / SATISFIED plus a quality slow cut A PLACE IN MY HEART

Phil Flowers And His United Family - Alpha And Omega
US LONGWOOD LP Gatefold - £75 vg+ WOC - front / signed by Phil Flowers - back
Heavy lp with shades of Funk Gospel & Psych which hits hard on DEVIL'S THEME / PROSTITUTION (HOOKED) / GOD'S CREATION 1 & 2 / I CAN SEE THE SUNLIGHT / FIRE FIRE / GABRIEL'S GONNA BLOW

Rare Gems - Million Dollar Disco
US CALIFORNIA GOLD LP - £22 Mint / unplayed small cut corner
Rare Gems - Million Dollar Disco
US CALIFORNIA GOLD LP - £20 Nr. Mint / sleeve has some seam wear
Obviously a disco lp but the best cut is a mid tempo funky soulful number MAKE YOUR LIFE SO EASY

Rare Gems Odyssey -
Rare Gems Odyssey
US CASABLANCA LP Promo - £12 Mint / Unplayed / Cut corner top right
Rare Gems Odyssey -
Rare Gems Odyssey
US CASABLANCA LP - £12 EX small cut corner top left / In shrink
Rare Gems Odyssey -
Rare Gems Odyssey
US CASABLANCA LP Promo - £8 VG++ cut corner top right
Funk and soul set from 1977 WHAT IS FUNK / Etc...same group that released the Million Dollar Disco lp

Sly Slick And Wicked -
Sly Slick And Wicked
US JU-PAR LP - £12 Nr. Mint / saw cut / light ring wear / small writing on back
Sly Slick And Wicked -
Sly Slick And Wicked
US JU-PAR LP - £15 Mint / Unplayed vinyl / small saw cut / minor cover wear
Sly Slick And Wicked -
Sly Slick And Wicked
US JU-PAR LP - £9 VG+ saw cut / ring & cover wear
Nice solid soul set from 77 with some nice Modern & funky cuts IF THIS AIN'T REALLY LOVE / LOVE ALL OVER THE WORLD / MONEY BACK GUARENTEE / WE WON'T MISS IT / Etc..

Spiders Webb - I Don't Know What's On Your Mind
US FANTASY LP Gatefold - £12 Nr. Mint with light sleeve wear
1976 raw early disco funk sound Inc. I'VE LEARNED FROM MY BURNS / SPIDER'S WEBB & I DON'T KNOW WHAT'S ON YOUR MIND which has a writing credit from Billy Nichols. It used to get plays in London back in 76 & was revived by DJ Harvey in the 90's. SOFT WIND & GOOD THING are slower & Funkier

Starshower Band - Starshower Band
US ??? LP No cover - £50 VG+
Tiny private press lp out of a small town in Georgia.

The Ethics - Sing
US LOVE LP - £75 EX in shrink!
Great mix of crossover & Northern Soul tunes which seem to be recorded from 7" copies so some background noise & the odd pop can be heard on a few cuts - great selection with not a bad cut on it - Inc. some of the bigger 45's FAREWELL / THERE'S STILL A SWEET TOMORROW / THAT'S THE WAY LOVE GOES / STANDING IN THE DARKNESS / Etc..
 

The Nite-Liters - Different Strokes
US RCA LP - £20 Nr. Mint - saw cut / in shrink / some tape on back

The Nite-Liters - The Nite-Liters
US RCA LP - £40 Sealed no cut out
The Nite-Liters - The Nite-Liters
US RCA LP - £18 Strict VG - something sticky on back cover!!

The Nite-Liters -
Instrumental Directions
US RCA LP - £10 VG+ sleeve has quite a bit of seam & ring wear
The Nite-Liters -
Instrumental Directions
US RCA LP - £15 Nr. Mint / sleeve has minor wear on edges

The Nite-Liters -
Morning Noon & The Nite-Liters
US RCA LP - £15 Strong EX saw cut
The Nite-Liters -
Morning Noon & The Nite-Liters
US RCA LP With Official sleeve Sticker - £25 Sealed with saw cut

The Nite-Liters - A-nal-y-sis
US RCA LP - £12 VG light ring wear - quite a few light scuffs but plays great
The Nite-Liters - A-nal-y-sis
US RCA LP - £22 Nr. Mint with saw cut / in shrink

Van Jones - Time Has Made Me New
US NIGER RIVER / IMPULSE LP £350 Nr. Mint in shrink!

 Super rare lp out of Norfolk Virginia from local vocalist with falsetto vocal.
NOT ABOUT THAT / LET'S GO THIS GO / SHAKE YOUR CHEEKS TO THE BEAT / SHE'S A FFFF / Etc... Beautiful copy
 

Wilmer & The Dukes -
Wilmer & The Dukes
US APHRODISIAC LP Promo - £30 VG++ light sleeve wear
Either late sixties or early seventies uptight funky 'now sound' with breaks on GET OUT MY LIFE WOMAN / SHOW ME / HEAVY TIME + the uptempo funk Instrumental GET IT

for pics & clips & to order go to www.djfriendly.co.uk
nick@djfriendly.co.uk

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