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100% Original quality Soul - Jazz - Funk - Disco - Boogie - Rap - Rock 7", 12", LP records for international DJ's & record collectors - Classics - Anthems - Underrated Gems - providing key information such as production credits or influential DJs associated with the record. Certain tracks are recommended for their DJ floor-filling factor or funk breaks, so please buy with confidence for those classic playlists. Thanks for looking, if you have any swaps or questions please send a message ...

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A JOURNEY THROUGH MUSIC
Growing up as a young kid with Motown, disco, early 80s boogie playing in the house, spinning rap boogie 7" 45s on turntables, cutting lino tile flooring for breakdancing in the park and listening to old school rap via The Mike Allen Rap Show late at night ! Since buying first 45 back in 1982 - 'The Message' on Sugarhill by Grandmaster Melle Mel & The Furious Five, collecting real hiphop throughout the 80s and 90s has exposed more grooves... soul jazz funk. In the 90s, frequently attended hiphop events and jams inc A Tribe Called Quest, De La Soul, Blacksheep, Gang Starr, Master Ace, Biz Markie, DJ Afrika Bambaataa, Public Enemy, Kool Keith, Tim Dog, Diamond D & The Psychotic Neurotics, Souls Of Mischief, BDP, RUN DMC, EPMD, Das Efx, Cypress Hill, Funkdoobiest, House Of Pain, Naughty By Nature, Showbiz & AG, The Roots, Arrested Development, The Pharcyde, UMC's, Nice & Smooth, DJ Cash Money, Lords Of The Underground, Jeru The Damaja, Onyx, Wu-Tang Clan, GraveDiggaz, Mad Skills, Blade, Hijack, Katch 22, Hardnoise, Son Of Noise, Gunshot, MC Melo, Rodney P, London Posse, Caveman, Raekwon, Method Man, Big Daddy Kane, Jungle Brothers, BadBadNotGood & Ghostface Killah, KRS ONE, Sugarhill Gang, Melle Mel & Scorpio, Pete Rock & C.L. Smooth, Neek The Exotic, Large Professor, Main Source, Supernatural, Juice Crew : Roxanne Shante, Craig G, Master Ace, MC Shan, Kool G Rap, Big Daddy Kane, Kingpin, Super Mc, K Kut, Large Pro, Main Source, Stetsasonic.

THE GOLDEN AGE OF HIPHOP 1987 to 1997
TOP MC's: BIG DADDY KANE, KOOL G RAP, RAKIM, NAS, LORD FINESSE, KOOL KEITH, GURU
TOP GROUPS: GANG STARR, GANG STARR FOUNDATION, PETE ROCK & CL SMOOTH, A TRIBE CALLED QUEST, DE LA SOUL, JUNGLE BROTHERS, NATIVE TONGUES, MAIN SOURCE, PUBLIC ENEMY, SHOWBIZ & AG, D.I.T.C, HEIROGLIPHICS, ULTRAMAGNETIC MCs, KOOL G RAP & POLO, JUICE CREW.
TOP PRODUCERS: MARLEY MARL, PETE ROCK, DIAMOND D, DJ PREMIER, LARGE PROFESSOR, LORD FINESSE

Worked with labels on the hiphop circuit such as '691 Influential', 'Liberty Grooves' & 'Mr Bongo' while digging via 'Influential Music Exchange'.

Since then, reached many legendary live soul jazz funk shows inc Luther Vandross, Kool & The Gang ( Special 2009 concert on the Malecon seafront stage in Havana, Cuba ) James Brown, The Funk Brothers (The legendary Motown session band), Roy Ayers Ubiquity, Cymande, Ramp, Funk Inc, Pucho & His Latin Soul Brothers, Leroy Hutson, Gwen McCrae, Barbara Roy, Bill Wyman & The Rhythm Kings, Eddie Floyd, Steve Winwood, Lou Donaldson, Reuben Wilson, Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie, Grant Green Jr, Clyde Stubblefield (JB's Funky Drummer), Bob James, Harvey Mason, Keith Mansfield, Alan Parker, KPM Allstars, James Taylor Quartet, Snowboy & The Latin Section, St.Germain, Madeline Bell, Gil Scott Heron, Brian Jackson, Maceo Parker, Fred Wesley, Sweet Charles, Terry Callier, Marlena Shaw, Jean Carne, Airto & Flora Purim, The Fatback Band, The Four Tops, Darrow Fletcher, The Impressions & The Curtom Orchestra, The Supremes, Marva Whitney, Lee Fields & The Expressions, The Tavares, Carvin Jones (Jimi Hendrix No.2!), Zigaboo Modeliste (The Meters), Allen Toussaint, Elvis Costello, Lonnie Liston Smith, Herbie Hancock, Dennis Coffey, Mayer Hawthorne, Patrice Rushen, George Duke, Manu Dibango, Don Blackman, Keni Burke, George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, GQ, Change, Brass Construction, Azymuth, Mulatu Astatke, The Blackbyrds, Light Of The World, Lamont Dozier, The Temptations, Average White Band, Booker T, Ramp, Sharon Jones & The Dapkings, Charles Bradley, Menahan Street Band, The New Mastersounds, Bobbi Humphrey, Charles Earland, Idris Muhammed, Courtney Pine, Morcheeba, Kanda Bongo Man, The Monophonics, The Budos Band, JTQ, Incognito, The Sunburst Band, Air, Zero 7, Noel McCoy, Haggis Horns, Tom Tom Club, The Rebirth, Crazy P, Sugarman 3, Eddie Henderson, Roberto 'Mongo' Santamaria, Oscar Valdés & Diákara, Ramsey Lewis Quintet, Deodato, Leon Ware, Shuggie Otis, The Mighty Mocambos, Neil Cowley Trio, Wayne Henderson & The Jazz Crusaders, Steve Arrington, Glenn Jones, Archie Bell & The Drells, The O'Jays, Loose Ends, George Porter (The Meters), The Headhunters, Saun & Starr (The Dapettes), Antibalas, Nolan NF Porter, Stone Foundation, Beggar & Co, Sister Sledge, Joss Stone, Quincy Jones, London Symphony Orchestra, LG Jazz Collective, Bruut!, Castellucci Highma Band Featuring Bruno Castellucci (Placebo), Omar, Partisans, Dianne Reeves, Larry Graham, Chaka Khan, Fred & The New J.B.'s, George Benson, Los Charly's Orchestra, Leroy Burgess, Pharrell Williams, Charlie Wilson, Stevie Wonder, The Jeff Lorber Fusion, Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly, Pockets, Breakwater, Kool & The Gang ( Brixton ), Joe Bataan, Renaldo Domino, Will Sessions, Rickey Calloway, Ned Doheny, Hamish Stuart, The Expansions, Ernie Watts, Billy Cobham, Azymuth, Pee Wee Ellis with Sweet Charles, Roy Ayers, Leroy Hutson (with Acid Jazz backing Band ), Khruangbin, Fred & His New J.B.'s, Ann Sexton, The Rolling Stones, Funkshone, The Mighty Mocambos, Rhythm Machine, Osaka Monaurail, Highlighters Band with James Bell, Eli Paperboy Reed, Will Sessions with Rickey Calloway, The Expansions + The Blackbyrds, Jean Carne, Atmosfear, Gina Foster, Rockie Robbins, Roy Ayers featuring The Common Ground Collective, Rose Royce, Red Dress Amy, Betty Harris, Stone Foundation, Mavis Staples, Pee Wee Ellis Funk Assembly, Phil Ranelin & Emanative, Tiny Flaws ( The Gene Drayton Unit ), Jimmy Regal & The Royals, Heather Small, Level 42 ! Kool & The Gang, Gloria Scott, Peter Wilson Trio, Bixiga 70, Joao Donato, Liam Gallagher, Khruangbin ( Brixton ), Billy Valentine ( The Valentine Brothers ), Randy Brown, Dexter Wansel.
THE GOLDEN AGE OF SOUL FUNK 1967 to 1977

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Groove Thing respect to DJs PHIL BOWLES, FUNKY BOMPA ( THE TWIST / SOUL INN - BRUSSELS ), PERRY LOUIS - MESSIN' AROUND, KEB DARGE, TONY MONSON @ SOLAR RADIO, RALPH TEE - EXPANSION RECORDS, MR HIGGS & MR PARKER, STEVE '2 DAM FUNKY' RUMNEY, MAXWELL PASTOR - DIGGERS DOZEN, HUW '72' BONGO BOWLES, MISHA CHAK ( ST PETERSBURG ), ANDY WATTS, AL MAC, LEE JANDA, EDDIE PILLER, DOCTOR BOB JONES, EUAN FRYER ( ATHENS OF THE NORTH ), JONNY DROP, MALASCHI TROUT (DYNAMITE CUTS), NIK WESTON - MUKATSUKU, GREG WILSON 'CREDIT TO THE EDIT', KET SHAH (MUCHO SOUL ), MARK BOWLES aka MR THING, ANDY 'ELDICA' WESTBURY, TONY 'MR SOUL' ST.CLAIR, GAVIN POVEY ( JAZZ DETECTIVES ) , JOHN STAPLETON, CHRIS ARCH, JAKE HOLLOWAY, ROUAL GALLOWAY ( CORDIAL) , JAZZMAN GERALD, BOBAFATT, BIZ MARKIE, KON & AMIR, CAPITAL P & CHINO @ EAST VILLAGE RADIO - NYC, MIKE ALLEN, TIM WESTWOOD (1985 - 1995), STEVE WREN, DJ 279, KOOL HERC, GRANDMASTER FLASH, JAZZY JEFF, MARLEY MARL, PETE ROCK, DJ PREMIER, DIAMOND D, SHOWBIZ, DJ BOBBITO & STRETCH ARMSTRONG, DJ SPINNA, KENNY DOPE, DJ MURO, DAVID MANCUSO, WALTER GIBBONS, TEE SCOTT, LARRY LEVAN, FRANCOIS K, DANNY KRIVIT (1975 - 2011), DIMITRI FROM PARIS, PETE ADARKWAH 'BBE RECORDS', ASHLEY BEADLE, JOEY NEGRO, SEAN P, AL KENT, KEV BEADLE, GILES PETERSON, FEMI FEM, BOBBY & STEVE, NORMAN JAY.
Recent Activity
posted a comment on Rita Wright (2) - Love Is All You Need / Touch Me Take Me. about 1 month ago
B side 'Touch Me Take Me' classic version of the original from 1975 by Intimate Strangers ?– Love Sounds
( which also features instrumental version )

http://www.aninacollins.com/Intimate-Strangers-Love-Sounds/release/4122110?ev=item-vc
posted a comment on The Third Eye / Zafari (2) - Children's Song / Addis Ababa. about 1 month ago
Re-issue is a large dinked easy flip n play 45 press
posted a comment on Aldorande - Summer Body / Breakfast In Space. 2 months ago
Top quality fresh new jazz funk action from France !
posted a comment on Premonition* - Don't Act Like A Fool / In Love. 2 months ago
Top soulful boogie - same bass line vibes as Sharon Redd - Can you Handle It ?
posted a comment on Visioneers - Mystic Brew / Smilin' Billy Suite . 3 months ago
Electric 45 - classic cover version of Ronnie Foster Blue Note groove
posted a comment that has since been deleted. 3 months ago
posted a comment on Donny Mann - I'm A Weak Man / Try Me. 5 months ago
Classic B side with Darrow Fletcher style vocal delivery of the Burny Reynolds ?– Try Me crossover soul 45
posted a comment on Veda - What It's All About / Ain't Nothing But A Party. 5 months ago
Classic soul 45 probably from 1979 - 1980, needs a 45 re-issue pressing release...
posted a comment on Amerigo Gazaway - The Big Payback Vol. 3-J.B. & The Soul Mates (Radio Edits). 5 months ago
A well produced James Brown re-edit package with top rapper action with the exception of one track that doesn't fit the concept : Good Rockin' Robin !
posted a comment on Main Source - Breaking Atoms. 5 months ago
BEST HIPHOP LP EVER!? TOP TEN FOR SURE! MAIN SOURCE LEGENDARY LP !
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Jazz In Focus. 6 months ago
Re-issue LP would be something from Luv N' Haight !
posted a comment on The Temptations - Stay. 6 months ago
Stay : Classic Modern Soul groove reversion of My Girl
posted a comment on Unknown Artist - Jazz On The Road. 6 months ago
Moving World ! Heavy funk version - better drums + keys + guitars than the original Creative Funk 45 version !
posted a comment on Ted Ford - Right Now / I Can't Give You Up. 7 months ago
Two top soul sides with Heavy B side 45 action
posted a comment on O.C* - B-Boy Stance. 9 months ago
Heavy B-Boy Stance (Cassette Version) B side action - soulful rap music : real hip hop !
posted a comment on John Handy - Carnival. 9 months ago
Word ! Jazz gem reworked into F**k What U heard ! ?
posted a comment on Rotary Connection - Memory Band / Want You To Know. 9 months ago
As sampled by A Tribe Called Quest ' Bonita Applebum '
posted a comment on Nas With National Symphony Orchestra - Illmatic (Live From The Kennedy Center). 10 months ago
Memory Lane - all time classic hip hop track - a soulful live version
posted a comment on Myth (7) - In Action. 10 months ago
WTF - no funk in this ! + way over rated boogie - bordering awful - no wonder only a small run got pressed . This record should be in the bargain bin
posted a comment on The Valentine Brothers - First Take. 10 months ago
Why has this LP been blocked from the market place ?
posted a comment on Khruangbin - 全てが君に微笑む. 12 months ago
Top LP esp for the timeless track : The Number 4
posted a comment on Davidson (3) - Going Back To My Roots. about 1 year ago
1977 Lamont Dozier original version far better - why bother with an inferior karaoke cover version
posted a comment on Jack & The Mods - It's Your Thing / One Is Enough For One. about 1 year ago
Heavy version - sounds like Jackson 5 meets Mickey & Soul Generation
posted a comment on Daddy-O - Psychedelic Sally / Stress. about 1 year ago
Its sampled from the classic Eddie Jefferson ?– Psychedelic Sally 7" 45 on Prestige
posted a comment that has since been deleted. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Spaceark - Spaceark. about 1 year ago
Terry Callier soul vocal vibes on uptempo jazz funk grooves
posted a comment on The True Loves (2) - Famous Last Words. about 1 year ago
: ) Great news to hear a great nu-funk instrumental LP on its way again
posted a comment on Lower East Side (3) - Let Me Love You Tonight. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on Nightwind (2) - Later For That. about 1 year ago
B side wins again ! Timeless classic soul stepper 45 gem
posted a comment that has since been deleted. about 1 year ago
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posted a comment on Brian Bennett - Chase Side Shoot-Up. about 1 year ago
! Needs to be classed in 'Funk' 'library' 'soundtrack' genres . I would like to see how they class and describe genre relating to a Black Sabbath track
posted a comment on Ernest Ernie & The Sincerities - Do Something. about 1 year ago
Rhythm vibes recycled from the visionary sustainable soul #Greenpeace #Recycle #Soul groove : Marvin Gaye 'Mercy Mercy Me' / 'Whats Going On'
posted a comment on Kaidi Tatham - It's A World Before You. about 1 year ago
Needs to be a 7" 45 pressing of the Kaidi Tatham ?– It's A World Before You !
posted a review of Lovebirds Featuring Galliano (3) - Icarus. about 1 year ago
Roy Ayers groove vibes - timeless future classic 45
posted a review of The 9th Creation - Bubble Gum. about 1 year ago
Ritetrack Record Co. RKA-01M is the first original pressing LP
posted a comment on Jack Moss & The Soul Injections - Do You Believe It? / Can You Feel It!. about 1 year ago
Heavy classic Willie Hutch / Bobby Womack vocal melody style double sider 45
posted a comment on Jack Moss & The Soul Injections - Do You Believe It! / Can You Feel It!. about 1 year ago
Heavy classic Willie Hutch / Bobby Womack vocal melody style double sider 45
posted a comment that has since been deleted. about 1 year ago
posted a comment on The Masqueraders - Love Anonymous. over 2 years ago
LP with classics Modern Day Woman + Be For Real
posted a comment on Benjamin & The Dreamdancers - Not One More Tear / That's What You Mean To Me . over 2 years ago
Top quality B side soul action and production with harmonies
posted a comment on Everyday People (19) - World Full Of People / I'd Like To Stay. over 2 years ago
Top alternative vocal track + backing instrumental version out now! http://www.aninacollins.com/Bill-Brown-And-The-Soul-Injection-Time-After-Time/release/12233764
posted a comment on Everyday People (19). over 2 years ago
Top alternative vocal track + backing instrumental version out now! http://www.aninacollins.com/Bill-Brown-And-The-Soul-Injection-Time-After-Time/release/12233764
posted a comment on People's Pleasure With Alive And Well (3) - Do You Hear Me Talking To You?. over 2 years ago
Quality crossover soul funk LP - needs some 7" 45 record issues of the best tracks
posted a comment on Kaidi Tatham - It's A World Before You. over 2 years ago
Need a 7" 45 release of 'It's A World Before You' with 2Tone on flip
posted a comment on Personal Touch - It Ain't No Big Thing. over 2 years ago
Classic Leroy Burgess & Patrick Adams 7" 45 re-issue action here : http://www.aninacollins.com/sell/release/1155215?ev=rb
posted a comment on Buddy Hank & The Shine Band - Try Your Love. over 2 years ago
B side action wins again on this soul boogie 45
submitted Vesta Williams - Do Ya (Frankie Knuckles Classic Mixes). over 2 years ago
posted a comment on The Reflex. over 2 years ago
+ McFadden & Whitehead - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now [The Reflex Revision] !
posted a comment on The Reflex. over 2 years ago
Isley Brothers - Who's That Lady [The Reflex Revision] - top re-work of the original !