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Funky Collector No. 10

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If you can excuse the ridiculous graphic design, the extensive Funky Collector series -- released by Active Music, under the French wing of Universal -- does an excellent job of tying together well over a hundred overlooked and often unfairly neglected funk and soul singles from the '70s and '80s. The majority of the tracks appear in club-oriented extended lengths, making the discs ideal for DJs and retired clubbers. It's an awesome series, but good luck tracking it down. The tenth volume features Leroy Burgess' "Heartbreaker," Skyy's "Let Love Shine," Thelma Houston's "If You Feel It," Sparque's "Music Turns Me On," and the Jammers' "What Have You Got to Lose."

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