(nearly) All the music you need for a  24 hour party

A Listmania! list by John Tree "Finding the good stuff" (Poulton-le-Fylde, UK)
 
INCREDIBLE BONGO BAND / BONGO ROCK
1.  INCREDIBLE BONGO BAND / BONGO ROCK by Incredible Bongo Band
The list author says:
  "This band, born from a 7" released from an MGM  movie soundtrack, have produced some of the most heavily sampled bongo playing in the history of Hip Hop. Seriously out there, seriously 1972."
£16.66   Used & New from: £6.17
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (8 customer reviews)

Edangered Species
2.  Edangered Species by Nickodemus
The list author says:
  "An absolute belter for fans of Funk/Jazz/Hip Hop/World Fusion with some great eclectic grooves."
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.03
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Viva Bugged Out
3.  Viva Bugged Out by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Jon Carter is criminally overlooked in the DJ stakes, he is fantastic live. This mix from a few years ago features some storming peak-time Tribal House and Techno cuts...Fantastique"
£8.69   Used & New from: £0.79
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

Motown Chartbusters Volumes 1-6
4.  Motown Chartbusters Volumes 1-6 by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Box set from the golden era of Motown of the 60's and 70's. All the classic tunes sounding totally timeless and essential for our knees up."
Used & New from: £31.54
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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3 Feet High and Rising
5.  3 Feet High and Rising by De La Soul
The list author says:
  "Kings of the Daisy Age. De La Soul recaptured Hip Hop from the sexist macho types and gave us some fun. Old enough to be someone's dad and still fresh."
£7.99   Used & New from: £1.50
4.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (31 customer reviews)

The Todd Terry Trilogy: Past, Present & Future
6.  The Todd Terry Trilogy: Past, Present & Future by Todd Terry
The list author says:
  "Anthological triple CD from the archives of veteran US House DJ Todd Terry. Always a stormer, his newer stuff on the third album is really really powerful. Get down!"
£7.49   Used & New from: £6.17

400% DYNAMITE
7.  400% DYNAMITE by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Just one of a long list of  classy compilations in the Xoo% series Soul Jazz records on a roll with this time-traveling Jamaican archive."
£31.89   Used & New from: £9.50
3.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Urban Underground Vol.1: Plump DJs
8.  Urban Underground Vol.1: Plump DJs 
The list author says:
  "Fantastic double CD mixed by The Plump DJ's. This is pure hip breakbeat played with a surly bottom lip, and a cooler than cool stance. Fabbo."
Used & New from: £6.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (2 customer reviews)

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Rob Da Bank Presents Sunday Best
9.  Rob Da Bank Presents Sunday Best by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Compilation by known wag Rob Da Bank... eclectic frolic through totally unreasonable number of genres. Splendid fun."
£12.99   Used & New from: £0.65
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

All Night Long
10.  All Night Long by Layo & Bushwacka
The list author says:
  "Great mix by Layo & Bushwacka! from a few years back...still fresh as a daisy.Prog for fun."
£9.01   Used & New from: £0.43
3.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Carl Cox Non Stop 98/01
11.  Carl Cox Non Stop 98/01 by Carl Cox
The list author says:
  "Double CD mix by Carl Cox from way back... this is pure get-down-and-dirty party music...and time has been kind ... Coxy at his prime!"
£8.90   Used & New from: £0.09
4.5 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (4 customer reviews)

Stax Gold: Hits 1968-1974
12.  Stax Gold: Hits 1968-1974 by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "From the label that was there at the birth of funk, a sample of gems from the back catalogue...yes even shaft is here...move ya butt."
£7.92   Used & New from: £3.50

On the Run: Mixed By Future World Funk
13.  On the Run: Mixed By Future World Funk by Future World Funk
The list author says:
  "Future World Funk's latest offering... the usual dizzying trip round the world's dancefloors. From original Skank to Balkan dance bands...some real gems here."
£6.35   Used & New from: £1.47
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

Blow Up Presents Exclusive Blend Volume 1
14.  Blow Up Presents Exclusive Blend Volume 1 by Various
The list author says:
  "Easy listening! Cool Hammond mixes with ultra tight sixties rhythm sections. Rare unearthed gems revived by Paul Tunkin, DJ at now legendary Blow Up Nights...kitsch splendour."
£7.76   Used & New from: £5.31
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

Dynamite! Dancehall Style
15.  Dynamite! Dancehall Style by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Soul Jazz records do the business  again with this great irrepressiblle compilation of Jamaican Dancehall across the years... chock full of top tunes!"
Used & New from: £6.99
5.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (1 customer review)

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Barry Myers Presents Scratchy Sounds (Ska, Dub, Roots & Reggae Nuggets)
16.  Barry Myers Presents Scratchy Sounds (Ska, Dub, Roots & Reggae Nuggets) by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Former resident reggae DJ for punk bands of the day (The Clash et al.) Scratchy recently relaunched his career with this cracking selection of Reggae and Dub gems...pure class."
Used & New from: £5.52
4.8 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Dancehall: The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall Culture
17.  Dancehall: The Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall Culture by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "Ignore the star rating, this is a great collection of lost gems and hits of Jamaican Dancehall with some glorious movers."
Used & New from: £13.85
3.6 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (5 customer reviews)

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Private Funktion
18.  Private Funktion by Skeewiff
The list author says:
  "Skeewiff are a funky retro band who operate purely on the pleasure principal. Upbeat, exuberant and sparky, there isn't a whiff of archness about these tunes that put the fun back into funk."
Used & New from: £15.28
4.7 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (3 customer reviews)

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The Ultimate Cheese Party
19.  The Ultimate Cheese Party by Various Artists
The list author says:
  "...and if all else fails, stick in the earplugs, and put this one on!"
Used & New from: £9.99
3.9 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (9 customer reviews) | 1 customer discussion

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John Tree "Finding the good stuff" (Poulton-le-Fylde, UK)
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Last updated: 08/09/2009
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