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Vinyl? Check! #43: Easy Come Easy Go

Philadelphia International was a musical powerhouse during the 70s and mid 80s. Some of their extraordinary acts were more than just performers, such as Dexter Wansel who oversaw a lot …
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Vinyl? Check! #42: B Side Wins Again

Leon Haywood revitalized Carl Carlton’s career with the Grammy nominated ode to the female form, She’s a Bad Mama Jama. As usual, the B-Side has an equally dope tune …
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Vinyl? Check! #41: Find the FONK

This gem is from the schmaltzy Thank God its Friday Sdtk, and finds the group that we’ve come to know as “The Funk Grand Masters”, Cameo, operating in …
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Vinyl? Check! #40: Nothing To It!

The cats from Scotland arrived when they released AWB, their second and largest selling album! The album went to #1 on the US Hot 100 charts, fueled by the …
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Vinyl? Check! #39: Let’s Get Away!

La Guernica is a Spanish city that was bombed by German and Italian warplanes in 1937. Months later, the Spanish Republican government commissioned Pablo Picasso to create a mural for …
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Vinyl? Check! #38: Running Away!!!

Yesterday, I was visiting my parents and my dad was telling me about albums that they used to listen to while riding the Greyhound back in the day. Yeah, I …
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Vinyl? Check! #37: Just Say NO

Why do all the anti-cocaine songs have to be so fonk-E? Black Ivory contributed White Wind on their 1976 self titled album and I am literally dancing as I type …
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Vinyl? Check! #36: Know Dat!

This is the only solo album released by the former frontman of Archie Bell and the Drells. The album was released, one year after the group split, in 1981. Surprisingly …
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Vinyl? Check! #35: Cerrone was the great, if you was…

From the time the percussion begins on this spectactular track from Cerrone’s 1977 Supernature until it ends you’re gonna be moving. Yes, all 7 minutes and 36 seconds. But is …
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Vinyl? Check! #34: I Know I Am…

If you don’t know anything about the Curtom record label, I can tell you this much. The first 4 letters comes from its founders first name, Curtis, as in Curtis …
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Vinyl? Check! #33: How Much Is It Worth?

This third album, Come As You Are (1976), by the storied singer/songwriter /producers is a testament to their abilities in each of those fields. However, there is one sing that …
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Vinyl? Check! #32: Sharing IS caring

My homie, J Finesse, came through yesterday and was raving about this album from the infamous David Ruffin. I’m sure we all agree that the album cover is fly …
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