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Rain & Shine

Rain & Shine
In only two short years Rain&Shine have become one of the leading lights in the ever-expanding reissue market. However, as well as uncovering some of the most sought-after holy grails around, their approach is unique in the fact that they give all profits back to the artists or their families. A small gesture to those artists that have impacted their lives so much over the years. “We only pursue music previously unreleased or never re-issued and where we are certain the artists or their families can be directly involved and benefit financially.”


A.M. Muhammad/WHAT FREEDOM MEANS 7"    $16.50
Catalog #: RSR007 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Recorded in 1980 by ISHOLA MUHAMMAD with a message that "responsibility is what freedom means", derived from a famous speech of the time given by the late IMAM W.D. MOHAMMED of the American Muslim Mission. He called it "the funkiest, most exciting session he had done"! (RAIN...
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Chain Reaction/SAY YEAH 7"    $16.50
Catalog #: RSR1 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. The original 7" changes hands for astronomical sums, so this is a true diggers delight. This exceptional slice of soul from the late 70's has been repressed on black vinyl. (RAIN&SHINE)
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Energize/PIECE OF CLASS 7"    $16.50
Catalog #: RSR3 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Previously unobtainable for even top collectors, this modern soul/disco 45 was first released in 1979. Produced by the then unknown JOHN ISABEAU and featuring a hugely successful blues vocalist who has asked to remain uncredited. (RAIN & SHINE)
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Nelson Family/FILLED WITH HIS SPIRIT LP    $28.50
Catalog #: RSR2 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. Official re-release of this gospel LP from 1986, an essential purchase for any serious collector of the genre. Quality from end to end, including "THANK YOU LORD" (a firm favorite of FLOATING POINTS and SKYMARK). DJ support from THEO PARRISH, MARK GRUSANE, MCDE, & more!...
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Shirley Finney/PRAY AGAIN 7"    $18.00
Catalog #: RSRLTD003 7
RAIN & SHINE presents in 45 format the title track & "GIVE YOUR BEST TO THE MASTER", two certified gospel/soul dancefloor cuts from her 1979 "PRAY AGAIN" album. Officially licensed and remastered from SAVOY reel-to-reel tapes. (RAIN & SHINE)
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Shirley Finney/PRAY AGAIN LP    $33.00
Catalog #: RSRLTD002 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. RAIN & SHINE present SHIRLEY FINNEY's first LP outing from 1979, undeniably one of the best albums for gospel/soul/disco instrumentation, vocal arrangement, and pure vibes! Officially licensed and remastered from reel to reel tapes. (RAIN & SHINE)
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Skye/AIN'T NO NEED 7"    $21.00
Catalog #: RSRLTD001 7
Groove Dis Exclusive. Originally released in 1976 on US label ANADA RECORDS, this rare soul/disco gem goes for hundreds of dollars on Discogs. At a far more reasonable price you can own this repressed version. Includes both original & the dance version. This repress sold out but is now repressed...
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Spirit/SPIRIT 12"    $21.00
Catalog #: RSRLTD004 9
Groove Dis Exclusive. The 12 minute self-titled original track is taken from the group's 1979 LP "PUT YOUR HANDS TOGETHER". The B-side is an equally epic dancefloor edit from the legends ZAF & PHIL ASHER. Now reissued! (RAIN & SHINE)
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Steve Elliott/COMPLETION OF A MIRACLE LP    $30.00
Catalog #: RSR005 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. RAIN & SHINE continue the love for this self-produced American soul musician with his second album, originally released in 1982. Remastered from the original reel-to-reel tapes, including dancefloor cut "WAKE UP". (RAIN & SHINE)
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Steve Elliott/TRUE IMAGE LP    $30.00
Catalog #: RSR004 1
Groove Dis Exclusive. RAIN & SHINE proudly present the debut album from 1981 created with a collection of drum machines, synthesizers, and contributing musicians by this self-taught multi-instrumentalist. Big on many collectors' wish lists. (RAIN & SHINE)
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