The Word: Rudy Ray Moore (a.k.a. Dolemite) and Clarence Reid (a.k.a. Blowfly) dominate the world of "nasty party rap" which is really just adult comedy in the vein of Redd Foxx and Moms Mabley. Blowfly is more like contemporary rap.
This page has mainly Rudy Ray Moore (some rarities!) and straight Clarence Reid (not Blowfly) records. The Clarence Reid in particular is great stuff, whether LP or 45.
Further below: 45s & trade wants
Links: are to subpages or artists bio/discog pages in the Hyp Records guide:
Images: accurately represent items but are not always the exact copy listed/purchased
Discount: ALWAYS try to buy more than one item at a time
Rudy Moore (Rudy Ray Moore): Below the Belt; Dootoo DTL-808 V+/V+ $20 -- risque comedy; some wear/noise (always with this label) but well worth it for this earliest RRM treasure; Intro, Cross Your Legs, Kruschev, The Fashion Show, Suck Em, Inside the Pants, Mississippi, The Claps, The Cold Marriage, My Sister's Wife, Something to Give, One Inch Shorter, Being Thankful, The New President, The Lady Speaker, Into Glory, Gloves and Panties, Foo King, My Ass, My Fairy Godmother, Funny That Way, The Virgin Sheep, Adultery, Fish Market Girls, The Belt, The Beatnik & The Judge, Sex Urge Cheat, Vitamin P, The Good Girl and the Bad, Pussy on the Bus, Little Pussy, Texas and New Orleans, Plain Old Bus, The Million Crabs
The Second Rudy Ray Moore Album--This Pussy Belongs to Me; Comedians Inc. COM-S-1105 (reissues Kent KST-002) N/N shrink S $20 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; w/Lady Reed & music by the Fillmore Street Soul Rebellion; Signifying Monkey, 40 Pounds of Chittlings, Quart of Buttermilk, Fall Out, The Gorillas Are Coming, Hurricane Annie Meets Dolemite, California Poetry..
Rudy Ray Moore Presents the Lady Reed Album--Queen Bee Talks; Kent KST-004; N/N- S $35 (or N-/E+ S $30, specify) (or E/V S $20, specify) -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; first LP by the great Nancy Reed (aka "Lady Reed," aka "The Madam"), who generally is a lot funnier than Dolemite himself!; the leading female figure in Dolemite movies and star of Rudy Ray Moore albums, Queen Bee tells is like it is, always, in her inimitable voice; International United Whores Union (w/Ben Taylor), Queen Bee, Two Timing Man, My Day Has Arrived, Sonnet to My Idol, Queen Philosophy
The Rudy Ray Moore Christmas Album; Kent KST-005; N/E- shrink S $30 (or cutout E+/E- S $25, specify) -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; definitely not "family entertainment" for the holidays; "'Merry Christmas, Baby' And More..."/"'The Night Before Christmas' And Still More..."
The Rudy Ray Moore Album--Return of Dolemite, "Superstar"; Kent KST-010; E+/E+ S $40 (or E-/E- S $30, specify) -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; "Featuring the Grunts & Groans of Love" & an outrageous jacket; w/Lady Reed & others; Return of Dolemite, Pimpin' Roc, Live at the California Sahara Club, Thin Thin Dime, Old Cabbage Head (w/Jean Marie), ABC's, Flys of the Watermelon, Rotadius, Grunts & Groans of Love, Grunts & Groans of Love with Clotia
Rudy Ray Moore Presents Billie McAllister: What a Big Piece of Meat; Kent KST-011; */N- S $20 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; rare, top shape; *jacket is for I Can't Believe I Ate the Whole Thing (Kent KST-016); a bit Frankensteinish bc of the mismatched parts, but priced accordinaly; both are good & rare!
[Rudy Ray Moore Presents] "The Madam" (Lady Reed): The Sensuous Black Woman; Kent KST-012; E+/E- S $40 -- of all the RRM LPs, the hilarious "Sensuous" series (just three LPs) are the very best and most desired in the regular Kent series; The Madam, aka Queen Bee, aka Lady Reed was his chief partner in crime, and she's funnier than anyone else on these records
Rudy Ray Moore as "The Prince": The Sensuous Black Man; Kent KST-013; N-/E- S $40 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; of all the RRM LPs, the hilarious "Sensuous" series (just three LPs) are the very best; The Sensuous Black Woman, Rap Session: Q&A
The Rudy Ray Moore Album: Dolemite for President; Kent KST-014; E/N S $40 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; all the usual crew in high spirits, good for more than just getting through the latest election cycle, and it's one of the harder RRM LPs to find
The 10th Rudy Ray Moore Album: Dolemite is Another Crazy Nigger; Kent KST-022; E/E- S $40 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; all the usual elements (scenes and songs from "Dolemite" in the background, Lady Reed) but better, funnier, and livelier than most; The Resignation of a President, The Great White Hope, My Nigger if You Don't Get No Bigger, Uglyism, Blackorcist, Blacks Over-Tipping, Second the Motion (w/Lady Reed)..
The Rudy Ray Moore Souvenir Album: Sweet Peter Jeeter; Kent KST-023; cutout N/N- shrink S $75 (or E/E S $60, specify) -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; RARE! even says "Limited Edition"; features bits from "The Human Tornado" and "Dolemite" films; Sweet Peter Jeeeter, The Human Tornado, Carrots & Lettuce, Bi-Centennial..
Rudy Ray Moore: Close Encounter of the Sex Kind--A Sex Philosophy by Rudy Ray Moore; Kent-026; E+/E S $75 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; rare ("limited edition") and great, like his earlier best--the "Sensuous Black Man" series; "No Married Couple Should Be Without This Album" it says, but we say no Dolemite fan should be without it, either; Side 1, "For Women": Close Encounter of the Sex Kind, Turn Your Man On, Q&A; Side 2, "For Men": Close Encounter of the Sex Kind, Turn Your Woman On, The Master Stroke
The Rudy Ray Moore House Party Album: The Dirty Dozens Vol. 1; Cherry Red CR-5101; E/E S $40 (or E-/E S $35, specify) -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; with the Fillmore Street Soul Rebellion; on San Francisco label that issued other RRM/Kent material contemporaneously and/or just after Kent (NOT a contemporary reissue label!); Fast Black, Silent George, Good Ole Big Ones, He Can Give It, Period, Black Topping, White Beans, Sack of Nookie, Dirty Dozens, Hercules, Crack Me Some Nuts, Grow By the Minute, St. Peter and Brother Rapp..
Rudy Ray Moore's Greatest Hits; Mutt & Jeff/Erotic MJ-5021-ER; 1986; 2-LP E/N S $40 -- nasty party rap/comedy/funk; terrific compilation produced by Joey Jefferson; an even mix between classics (from LPs you're more likely to find) and great bits from rare LPs (that are much harder to find); Pimpin' Rock, Signifying Monkey, Dolemite, Definition of Fart, Childless Couples, I'm Not Like Richard Pryor, Shine, Great Titanic, Rotatus, Petey Wheatstraw, Gettin Married
Clarence Reid: Dancin' with Nobody But You Babe; Atlantic/Atco/Alston SD-33-307; 1969; cutout N-/N S $50 -- funk/funky soul/funky-rock; very hip, hit LP by top producer (forget his alter-ego Blowfly--the straight stuff is far better) contains many of his best, uptempo hits; it's very hard to find original funk-soul as good as this for such a modest price; Send Me Back My Money (terrific song!!!), Nobody But You Babe (another big hit--original version--redone later on the rare Tayster LP), 25 Miles, Tear You a New Heart, Polk Salad Annie..
Clarence Reid: Running Water; Atlantic/Atco/Alston SD-7027; 1973; cutout N/N shrink S $60 (or cutout N-/N shrink S $60, specify) -- funk/soul; 3rd and last good funky soul LP by the still grossly underappreciated singer & TK super-producer (much better as CR than as his alter-ego Blowfly); Living Together is Keeping Us Apart, New York City, If It Was Good Enough for Daddy (based on "Papa Was a Rolling Stone"), Real Woman, Please Accept My Call, The Truth, Ruby, Love Who You Can, Please Stay Home, Like Running Water
Clarence Reid: Running Water; Atlantic/Atco/Alston SD-7027; 1973; TEST PRESSING S $30 (specify) -- funk/soul; super-rare test pressing for the also very-hard-to-find original release!; generic solid white jacket (not shown) & label; some audible marks on 1 track ("Ruby," not one of the best anyway), otherwise it's "as new" (top shape); Living Together is Keeping Us Apart, New York City, If It Was Good Enough for Daddy, Real Woman, Please Accept My Call, The Truth, Ruby, Love Who You Can, Please Stay Home, Like Running Water
Uncredited: Making Love--The Album that Makes Love to You; Cream of the Crop 4954; 1976; sealed S $100 (or E-/E+ S $50, specify) -- adult/spoken-with-music)/funky; exclusive! one of the last, great, RARE, "squeaky bedsprings" LPs mercifully rescued from a warehouse [in the case of our last sealed copy]; features unbeatable trifecta of (1) sultry modern breasty cheesecake jacket, (2) wicked '70s lady's raunchy talk/instruction/solicitation directed at you, the listener (that's how the album "makes love to you" and it's MUCH more direct than all prior LPs of this type), and (3) funky music with subtle synth--that's right: hip, disco-funk that DJs can use; YOU NEED THIS!!!
Clarence Reid (a.k.a. Blowfly): Send Me Back My Money/Nobody But You Babe; Atlantic/Atco/Alston A-4574; 1969; N $20 -- funk; two of his best tracks in high-gain 7" hi-fi (also on the great LP Dancin' with Nobody But You Babe); see the documentary on the weird world of Blowfly, then go after at least all the Clarence Reid records!
Clarence Reid (a.k.a. Blowfly): A Real Woman/same; Alston A-4608; 1972; white-label promo N- $10 -- see the documentary on the weird world of Blowfly, then go after at least all the Clarence Reid records!
Clarence Reid: Along Came a Woman/Something Special About My Baby; Tayster N $25 -- soul/funk; rare
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