The Blackwell Guide to Soul Recordings

Edited by Robert Pruter, published by Blackwell in 1993. * equals LP only at the time. Many of these recordings are now available in other, and sometimes much better forms. List of contributors at the end of the listings. Obscure labels’ countries of origin (when non UK/US) are given after label, but this is only when considered helpful.

Part One: Rhythm and Blues

i) Jumpin’ in the Midnight Hour

1. Charles, Ray Birth of Soul Atlantic
2. Brown, Nappy That Man Mr R&B (Swe)*
3. Wright, Billy Stacked Deck Route 66 (Swe)*
4. Little Richard Georgia Peach Speciality
5. Brown, James Please, Please, Please Polydor (Jap)
6. Little Esther Better Beware Charly
7. James, Etta R & B Dynamite Flair/Virgin

ii) Why Do Fools Fall in Love?

8. Five Royales Baby Don’t Do it Relic
9. Moonglows Sincerely Blues Journey
10. Falcons You’re so Fine Relic

iii) Harlem Hit Paraders

11. Ace, Johnny Memorial Album MCA
12. McPhatter, Clyde Deep Sea Ball Atlantic
13. Cooke, Sam & Soul Stirrers Sam Cooke & Soul Stirrers Speciality
14. Little Willie John Fever Charly
15. Wilson, Jackie Jackie Wilson Story Epic

Basic Recordings for i), ii) & iii)

16. Jordan, Louis Best of MCA
17. Milburn, Amos Blues and Boogie Sequel
18. Bland, Bobby ‘Blue’ 3B Blues Boy Ace
19. Harris, Wynonie ‘Mr Blues’ Good Rocking Tonight Charly
20. Brown, Roy Good Rocking Tonight Route 66 (Swe)*
21. Various Artists Risque Rhythm Rhino
22. Mayfield, Percy Poet of the Blues Speciality
23. Milton, Roy & Solid Senders Roy Milton & Solid Senders Speciality
24. Cole, Ann Got my Mojo Working Krazy Kat*
25. Big Maybelle Blues, Candy & Big Maybelle Savoy Jazz
26. Adams, Faye I’m Goin’ to Leave You Mr R&B*
27. Washington, Dinah Mellow Mama Delmark
28. Baker, Lavern Soul on Fire Atlantic
29. Clovers Down in the Alley Atlantic
30. Shirley & Lee Shirley & Lee EMI
31. Jive Five My True Story Relic
32. Five Satins In the Still of the Night Relic
33. Lymon, Frankie & Teenagers Best of Rhino
34. Various Artists Vocal Group Collection Mercury
35. Ward, Billy & Dominoes Sixty Minute Man Charly
36. Cadillacs Best of Rhino
37. Ballard, Hank & Midnighters Let ‘em Roll Charly
38. Spaniels Play it Cool Charly
39. Heartbeats/Shep & Limelites Best of… Rhino
40. Berry, Chuck Hail! Hail! Rock ‘n’ Roll Charly
41. Various Artists Raging Harlem Hit Parade Relic
42. Various Artists Mercury R & B ’46 – ’62 Mercury
43. Price, Lloyd Lawdy! Speciality
44. Willis, Chuck My Story CBS
45. Brown, Ruth Miss Rhythm: Greatest Hits Atlantic

Part Two: New York and New Jersey

i) Scepter/Wand

46. Shirelles Anthology 1959-1964 Rhino
47. Jackson, Chuck Good Things Kent
48. Warwick, Dionne Anthology 1962-1969 Rhino

ii) Atlantic/Atco

49. Drifters All the Greatest Hits & More Atlantic
50. King, Ben E Ultimate Atlantic
51. Burke, Solomon Home in Your Heart – Best Rhino/Atlantic

iii) Other New York Labels

52. Benton, Brook Forty Greatest Hits Mercury
53. Isley Brothers Story Vol 1 – Rockin’ Soul Rhino
54. Washington, Baby Best of Collectables
Washington, Baby Only Those in Love Collectables
55. Manhattans Golden Carnival Hits Pt 1 Collectables
Manhattans Golden Carnival Hits Pt 2 Collectables

Basic Recordings for i), ii) & iii)

56. Little Anthony & Imperials Best of Rhino
57. Fiestas Oh So Fine Fiestas Ace
58. Chiffons Greatest Recordings Ace
59. Brown, Maxine Oh No Not my Baby Kent
60. Franklin, Aretha Jazz to Soul Columbia
61. Knight, Gladys & Pips In the Beginning Bell*
62. Hunt, Tommy His Golden Classics Collectables
63. Gardner, Don & Dee Dee Ford Need Your Lovin’ Collectables
64. Exciters Tell Him EMI
65. Ruby & Romantics Greatest Hits MCA
66. Lewis, Barbara Hello Stranger Solid Smoke*
67. Troy, Doris Just One Look & Other… Atlantic*
68. Foxx, Charlie & Inez Best of EMI
69. Mimms, Garnet Cry Baby – Best of EMI
70. Phillips, Esther Set Me Free Atlantic
71. Various Artists We Got Latin Soul! Charly
72. Platters 16 Greatest Hits Trip*
73. Ellison, Lorraine Stay with Me Line (Ger)
74. Scott, Freddie Are you Lonely for me? Shout*
75. Peaches & Herb Greatest Hits Date*
76. Jones, Linda Hypnotized & 19 More Collectables
77. Big Maybelle Soul of Scepter*
78. Moments Greatest Hits Sequel
79. Elbert, Donnie Sings Trip*
80. Hathaway, Donny Best of Atco
81. Flack, Roberta Best of Atlantic
82. Persuaders Thin Line Between Love & Hate Collectables
83. Persuasions We came to Play Collectables
84. Knight, Gladys & Pips Soul Survivors – Best of Rhino
85. Warwick, Dionne Greatest Hits: 1979-1990 Arista

Part Three: Philadelphia

i) Gamble & Huff – Laying the Foundations

86. Butler, Jerry Iceman: Mercury Years Mercury
87. Pickett, Wilson In Philadelphia Atlantic*

ii) Thom Bell – Classic Sessions

88. Stylistics Best of Vol 1 Amherst
89. Spinners One of a Kind Love Affair Atlantic

iii) Philadelphia International Records Superstar Groups

90. O’Jays Collector’s Items Phil Int
91. Melvin, Harold & Blue Notes Collector’s Items Phil Int

iv) After Midnight – Balladeers

92. Manhattans Greatest Hits Columbia
93. Rawls, Lou Best of Sony

v) Dance Express – Spreading the Love Epidemic

94. Trammps Trammps Golden Fleece*
95. Various Artists TSOP Dance Classics Sony

Basic Recordings

96. Various Artists Golden Groups Pt 8 – Red Top Relic*
97. Majors Meet the… Collectables
98. Checker, Chubby Twist with… Parkway*
99. LaBelle, Patti & Bluebelles Down the Aisle Relic
100. Cook, Little Joe & Thrillers Peanuts Beantown*
101. Brenda & Tabulations Dry your Eyes Dionn*
102. Mason, Barbara Yes I’m Ready Arctic*
103. Holman, Eddie I Love You ABC*
104. Honey & Bees Love Josie*
105. Tate, Howard Get it While you Can Verve*
106. Bell, Archie & Drells There’s Gonna be a Showdown Atlantic*
107. Intruders Super Hits Phil Int
108. O’Jays In Philadelphia Phil Int*
109. Simon, Joe Drowning in the Sea of Love Sound Bound*
110. Delfonics Best of Arista
111. Blue Magic Greatest Hits Atlantic
112. Harris, Major My Way Atlantic
113. First Choice Armed & Extremely Dangerous Philly Groove*
114. Holloway, Loleatta Love Sensation Gold Mind*
115. Fat Larry’s Band Feel It WMOT*
116. Three Degrees Three Degrees Phil Int*
117. Paul, Billy 360 Degrees of… Phil Int
118. Jacksons Jacksons Epic
119. Pendergrass, Teddy Teddy Pendergrass Phil Int
120. Jones Girls Jones Girls Phil Int*
121. Rush, Bobby Rush Hour Phil Int*
122. People’s Choice Boogie Down USA TSOP*
123. Covay, Don Travelin’ in Heavy Traffic Phil Int*
124. Sharp, Dee Dee Happy ‘Bout the Whole Thing TSOP*
125. Montgomery, Monk Reality Phil Int*

Part Four: Detroit

i) Detroit Soul Roots

126. Falcons I Found a Love Relic

ii) Motown’s Superstar Male Groups

127. Robinson, Smokey & Miracles Anthology Motown
128. Temptations Anthology Motown
129. Four Tops Anthology Motown

iii) Motown’s Premier Girl Group

130. Ross, Diana & Supremes Anthology Motown

iv) Motown’s Superstar Male Artists

131. Gaye, Marvin Anthology Motown
132. Wonder, Stevie Greatest Hits Vols 1 & 2 Motown

v) Motown’s Greatest Import

133. Knight, Gladys & Pips Anthology Motown

vi) Other Sides of Detroit

134. Various Artists Detroit Gold Vols 1 & 2 Solid Smoke*
135. Starr, Edwin Hits of – 20 Greatest Hits Tamla Motown*

Basic Recordings

136. Various Artists Motor City Memories Vols 1-3 Motor City*
137. Strong, Nolan & Diablos Mind Over Matter Fortune*
138. Various Artists Switched on Blues Motown
139. Various Artists Soul of Detroit Relic
140. Various Artists Detroit Girl Groups Relic
141. Volumes I Love You – Golden Classics Collectables
142. Johnson, Marv You Got What it Takes – Best United Artists
143. Contours Do You Love Me Motown
144. Marvelettes Greatest Hits Motown
145. Martha & Vandellas Greatest Hits Motown
146. Isley Brothers Greatest Hits & Rare Classics Motown
147. Terrell, Tammi Irresistible Motown
148. Walker, Jr & All Stars Greatest Hits Motown
149. Holloway, Brenda Greatest Hits & Rare Classics Motown
150. Weston, Kim Greatest Hits & Rare Classics Motown
151. Long, Shorty Here Comes the Judge Soul SS*
152. Spinners Best of Motown
153. Various Artists From the Vaults Motown*
154. Various Artists Ric-Tic Relics Motown*
155. Fantastic Four Best of Motown
156. Banks, Darrell …is Here! Atco*
157. Various Artists Don Davis Presents the Sound of Detroit – JJ Barnes, Steve Mancha & Darrell Banks Ace
158. Lee, Laura Greatest Hits HDH
159. Payne, Freda Greatest Hits HDH
160. Honey Cone Greatest Hits HDH
161. 100 Proof Aged in Soul Greatest Hits HDH
162. Chairmen of the Board Greatest Hits HDH
163. Parliament Rhenium Demon/HDH
164. Edwards, Dee Heavy Love Cotillion*
165. Barnes, Ortheia Person to Person Mich Sat*

Part Five: Chicago

i) Vee Jay Balladeers

166. Butler, Jerry Soul Workshop Charly
167. Chandler, Gene Stand by Me Charly

ii) Chicago Sound of Okeh

168. Various Artists Okeh Soul CBS

iii) Chess Shouters & Smoothies

169. James, Etta Best of Telstar
170. Dells On Their Corner – Best of Chess

iv) Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions

171. Mayfield, Curtis & Impressions Anthology MCA
v) the First Family of Soul

172. Five Stairsteps Comeback: Best of Sequel

vi) Urban Funky Soul from Brother Syl

173. Johnson, Syl Chicago Twinight Soul P-Vine (Jap)

vii) Uptown and Down-home at Brunswick

174. Chi-lites Best of Kent
175. Davis, Tyrone Greatest Hits Rhino

Basic Recordings

176. Clark, Dee Raindrops Charly
177. Everett, Betty Real Thing Charly
178. Sheppards Island of Love: Golden Classics Collectables
179. Lance, Major Um Um Um Um Um Um – Best of Okeh*
180. Taylor, Ted Be Ever Wonderful Okeh*
181. Artistics Get My Hands on Some Lovin’ Okeh*
182. Butler, Billy & Enchanters Right Track Edsel*
183. Various Artists Best of Chess R & B Chess
184. Bass, Fontella Rescued: Very Best of Chess
185. DeSanto, Sugar Pie Down in the Basement Chess
186. Little Milton Sings Big Blues/We’re Gonna Make it Chess
187. Stewart, Billy One More Time Chess
188. Impressions People Get Ready ABC*
189. Esquires/Marvelows Chi-Town Showdown Solid Smoke*
190. Green, Garland Jealous Kind of Fellow Uni*
191. Andrews, Ruby Casanonva Collectables
192. Everett, Betty There’ll Come a Time Uni*
193. Lovelites With Love from the… Uni*
194. Mitchell, McKinley ‘Soul’ 12 Great Songs P-Vine (Jap)*
195. Burrage, Harold Pioneer of Chicago Soul P-Vine (Jap)*
196. Sayles, Johnny/Andrew Tibbs Soul on Fire P-Vine (Jap)*
197. Clay, Otis Beginning: Got to Find a Way P-Vine (Jap)
198. Wells, Junior You’re Tuff Enough Blue Rock*
199. Various Artists Chicago Soul – Legendary Brunswick & Dakar Hits Epic
200. Wilson, Jackie Higher & Higher – 18 Soul Sensations Kent
201. Mayfield, Curtis Superfly Curtom
202. Independents Leaving Me: Their Golden Classics Collectables
203. Davis, Tyrone Love and Touch Columbia*
204. Johnson, Syl Ms Fine Brown Frame P-Vine (Jap)
205. Clay, Otis Soul Man: Live in Japan Bullseye Blues

Part Six: the South – Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia, Virginia & the Carolinas

i) Memphis: Stax-Volt (Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam and Dave)

206. Redding, Otis Story Atlantic
207. Pickett, Wilson A Man & A Half: Best of Rhino
208. Sam and Dave Best of Atlantic

ii) Memphis: Stax-Volt (the Other Artists)

209. Various Artists Complete Stax/Volt Singles Atlantic

iii) Memphis: Other Labels

210. Carr, James You Got My Mind Messed Up Vivid (Jap)
Carr, James A Man Needs a Woman Vivid (Jap)
211. Green, Al Compact Command Performances Motown

iv) Muscle Shoals

212. Sledge, Percy Ultimate Collection Atlantic
213. Franklin, Aretha Queen of Soul – Atlantic Recs Rhino/Atlantic
214. Carter, Clarence Snatching it Back – Best of Rhino/Atlantic

v) Nashville

215. Tex, Joe Best of Rhino/Atlantic

Basic Recordings

216. Booker T & MGs Soul Dressing Atlantic
217. Floyd, Eddie Knock on Wood Atlantic
218. Covay, Don See-Saw Atlantic*
219. Mitchell, Willie Best of Hi*
220. Taylor, Johnnie Chronicle: 20 Greatest Hits Stax
221. Various Artists Echoes of Yesteryear Vol 1 Goldwax
222. Thomas, Rufus & Carla Chronicle: Greatest Stax Hits Stax
223. Bell, William Best of Stax
224. Staple Singers Best of Stax
225. Emotions Chronicle: Greatest Hits Stax
226. Soul Children Chronicle Stax
227. Ingram, Luther I Like the Feeling Urgent!
228. Wright, O.V. Soul of MCA
229. Peebles, Ann Greatest Hits Hi
230. Clay, Otis That’s How it is Hi
231. Johnson, Syl Music to My Ears Hi
232. LaSalle, Denise On the Loose/Trapped by a Thing Called Love Westbound
233. Alexander, Arthur Greatest Ace
234. Hughes, Jimmy Why Not Tonight? Atco*
235. Conley, Arthur Sweet Soul Music Warner (Jap)
236. Purify, Bobby & James Do it Right – Best of Arista*
237. James, Etta Tell Mama MCA/Chess
238. Womack, Bobby Womack Winners – Best of Charly
239. Various Artists Sweet Soul Music: Voices from the Shadows Sire
240. Simon, Joe Lookin’ Back – Best of Charly
241. Various Artists Sound Stage Seven Story Charly
242. Tams 15 Greatest Hits Ripete
243. Bonds, Gary U.S. Best of Rhino
244. Jimmy Soul Best of Rhino
245. Williams, Maurice & Zodiacs Stay – Best of Relic

Part Seven: the South – Louisiana, Texas, Florida & Mississippi

i) New Orleans

246. Various Artists It Will Stand Charly
247. Neville Brothers Treacherous: History Rhino
248. Meters Struttin’ Charly
249. Adams, Johnny Reconsider Me Charly
250. Thomas, Irma Time is on My Side – Best of EMI
251. Dorsey, Lee Great Googa Mooga Charly

ii) Texas

252. Various Artists Houston’s Deep Throat R&B P-Vine (Jap)
253. Bland, Bobby Voice: Duke Recordings Ace

iii) Florida

254. Various Artists Get Down Tonight: Best of T.K. Records Rhino

iv) Mississippi

255. Hill, Z.Z. Down Home Malaco

Basic Recordings i), ii), iii) & iv)

256. Various Artists Sehorn’s Soul Farm Charly
257. Toussaint, Allen Allen Toussaint Collection Reprise
258. K-Doe, Ernie Burn! K-Doe, Burn! Charly
259. Meters Fire on the Bayou Reprise*
260. Wild Tchoupitoulas Wild Tchoupitoulas Mango
261. Parker, Robert Barefootin’ – Golden Classics Collectables
262. Kenner, Chris I Like it Like That Charly
263. Showmen Some Folks Don’t Understand it Charly
264. Harris, Betty Back in the Saddle Charly*
265. King, Earl Street Parade Charly
266. Brimmer, Charles Brimful of Soul Charly*
267. Thomas, Irma New Rules Rounder
268. Adams, Johnny From the Heart Rounder
269. Washington, Walter Wolf at the Door Rounder
270. Powell, Bobby In Time P-Vine (Jap)
271. Little Bob & Lollipops Nobody but You Louisianne*
272. Taylor, Ted Taylor Made Paula
273. Taylor, Little Johnny Everybody Knows about my Good Thing/Open House at My House P-Vine (Jap)
274. Lynn, Barbara You’ll Lose a Good Thing Jamie (Neth)
275. Patterson, Bobby Takin’ Care of Business Ace
276. Hinton, Joe Joe Hinton Duke*
277. Floyd, King King Floyd Cotillion*
278. Knight, Jean Mr Big Stuff Stax
279. Mitchell, McKinley McKinley Mitchell Chimneyville*
280. Moore, Dorothy Misty Blue Malaco
281. LaSalle, Denise Right Place, Right Time Malaco
282. Rush, Bobby A Man can Give it Jam*
283. Wright, Betty Best of Rhino
284. Latimore Best of Sequel
285. Cornelius Brothers & Rose Cornelius Brothers & Rose United Artists*

Part Eight: West Coast

i) Soul Pioneers

286. Charles, Ray Uh Huh: His Greatest Hits DCC
287. Cooke, Sam Man and His Music RCA

ii) Latino Soul

288. Various Artists History of Latino Rock: Vol 1, 1956-1965 – the Eastside Sound Zyanya*

iii) Spector Soul

289. Various Artists Phil Spector: Back to Mono ABKCO

iv) Vocal Groups

290. O’Jays Greatest Hits United Artists*
291. Four Tops Greatest Hits: 1972-1976 MCA

v) Supper-club Soul

292. Rawls, Lou Greatest Hits Curb
293. Withers, Bill Greatest Hits Columbia

vi) Soul-Rock

294. Sly & Family Stone Anthology Epic
295. Turner, Ike & Tina Proud Mary – Legendary Masters EMI/Sue

Basic Recordings

296. Olympics Official Record Album of the… Rhino
297. Various Artists Del-Fi & Donna Story Ace
298. McCracklin, Jimmy My Answer Imperial*
299. Righteous Brothers Anthology Rhino
300. Rivingtons Liberty Years Liberty
301. Taylor, Little Johnny Galaxy Years Ace
302. Hill, Z.Z. Downhome Soul of Kent
303. Various Artists Soul Shots Vol 2: Sweet Soul Rhino*
304. Fulsom, Lowell Tramp/Soul Ace
305. Swann, Bettye Make Me Yours Collectables
306. Incredibles Heart and Soul Audio Arts*
307. Dyke & Blazers So Sharp! Kent
308. Rawls, Lou Live! Capitol
309. Fifth Dimension Anthology (1967-1973) Rhino
310. Wood, Brenton 18 Best Orig Sound
311. Whispers Planets of Life Soul Clock*
312. El Chicano Viva! Their Very Best MCA
313. Ross, Diana Anthology Motown
314. Chambers Brothers Time Has Come Columbia
315. Kendricks, Eddie At His Best Motown
316. Preston, Billy The Best A&M
317. Robinson, Smokey Blame it on Love & all the Great Hits Motown
318. White, Barry Greatest Hits Vol 1 Casablanca
319. Commodores Greatest Hits Motown
320. Cole, Natalie Collection Capitol
321. Staton, Candi Music Speaks Louder than Words Warners*
322. Rose Royce Greatest Hits Whitfield
323. Shalamar Greatest Hits Columbia
324. Rushen, Patrice Anthology Elektra
325. Teena Marie Greatest Hits Epic

Part Nine: Great Britain & the European Continent

i) Flamingo & Marquee, Rik Tik & Ram Jam

326. Geno Washington & Ram Jam Band Hand Clappin’ – Foot Stompin’, - Funky Butt Live! Pye*

ii) It’s Like a Heatwave

327. Heatwave Power Cuts: Their Hottest Hits Epic

iii) Here Comes the Summer

328. Summer, Donna On the Radio – Greatest Hits Vols 1&2 Casablanca

iv) Missing Linx Found

329. Linx Intuition Chrysalis

v) Soul II Soul

330. Soul II Soul Keep on Movin’ Virgin

Basic Recordings

331. Grant, Eddy Walking on Sunshine – Very Best Parlophone
332. Hot Chocolate Very Best of EMI
333. Ocean, Billy Greatest Hits Jive
334. Biddu Blue Eyed Soul Epic*
335. Real Thing Golden Hour of Knight
336. Average White Band Pick up the Pieces – Best of Rhino/Atlantic
337. Bloodstone Unreal Decca*
338. Light of the World Round Trip Ensign*
339. Giscombe, Junior Ji Mercury (Jap)
340. Level 42 Level Best Polydor
341. Various Artists Slipstream – Best of British Jazz Funk Beggars Banquet
342. Imagination Gold R&B/PRT*
343. Five Star Luxury of Life Tent/RCA
344. Loose Ends Look How Long Ten
345. Chimes Chimes CBS
346. Hudson, Lavine Intervention Virgin
347. Wheeler, Caron UK Blak RCA
348. Young Disciples Roads to Freedom Talkin’ Loud
349. Black Box Dreamland deconstruction
350. Johnson, Paul Paul Johnson CBS

Part Ten: Funk and Later Trends

i) Funk Genesis

351. Brown, James Star Time Polydor

ii) Sly: Slick and Wicked

352. Sly and Family Stone There’s a Riot Goin’ On Edsel

iii) It is a Parliafunkadelicment Thang!

353. Funkadelic One Nation Under a Groove Warners*
354. Parliament Uncut Funk – Greatest Hits Casablanca
355. Bootsy’s Rubber Band Ahh…the Name is Bootsy, Baby! Warners (Jap)

iv) Keeping it in the Family

356. Isley Brothers Go for Your Guns Epic

v) the Wonder of it

357. Wonder, Stevie Original Musiquarium 1 Tamla

vi) Tres Chic

358. Chic/Sister Sledge Freak Out Telstar

vii) Jacko

359. Jackson, Michael Off the Wall Epic

viii) Going to A-nother Go-Go

360. Brown, Chuck & Soul Searchers Another Way to Go? Rhythm Attack

ix) Small is Beautiful

361. Cameo Single Life Club/Polygram

x) Crown Prince

362. Prince Sign O’ the Times Paisley Park

xi) Luther’s Lead

363. Vandross, Luther Best of Love – Best of Epic

xii) Baker’s Breakthrough

364. Baker, Anita Rapture Elektra

xiii) Rap to Basics

365. Eric B & Rakim Paid in Full 4th & Broadway

Basic Recordings

366. Brown, James Live at the Apollo Vol 2 Polydor
367. Hayes, Issac Best of Stax
368. Ohio Players Gold Mercury
369. Kool & the Gang Twice as Kool De-Lite
370. Graham Central Station Now Do-U-Wants Dance Warners
371. Earth, Wind & Fire I Am CBS
372. Gap Band IV Total Exp
373. Brass Construction Golden Classics feat. Movin’ Collectables
374. B.T. Express Golden Classics Collectables
375. Fatback Band Greatest Hits Spring*
376. Watson, Johnny Guitar Best of DJM (Ger)
377. James, Rick Street Songs Gordy
378. Rufus feat. Chaka Khan Rags to Rufus MCA
379. Jackson, Millie Caught Up Southbound
380. Brothers Johnson Look Out for No 1 A&M
381. War Best of…and More Avenue
382. Hancock, Herbie Headhunters CBS
383. Odyssey Native New Yorker – Golden Classics Collectables
384. Crusaders Street Life MCA
385. Maze feat. Frankie Beverly Live in New Orleans Capitol
386. Scott-Heron, Gil Best of Arista
387. SOS Band Just the Way You Like it Tabu
388. Brown, Bobby Don’t be Cruel MCA
389. Ingram, James It’s Your Night Qwest
390. Winans Introducing the… Light*
391. Various Artists Rapped Uptight Sugarhill*
392. Klymaxx Never Underestimate… Solar*
393. Various Artists Soundtrack: New Jack City Giant/Reprise
394. De La Soul 3 Feet High & Rising Tommy Boy
395. Various Artists Beats, Rhymes & Basslines 4th & Broadway

Contributors: Geoff Brown; Bill Dahl; Peter Grendysa; Jeff Hannusch; Randal C. Hill; Wayne Jancik; Dan Nooger; Robert Pruter