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Buying and Selling Soul & Funk CDs, Soul & Funk Records and DVDs

We buy and sell Soul CDs, records and DVDs, as well as more movies and music. Founded in 1980, Princeton Record Exchange is a large independent movie and music store located in historic, downtown Princeton, New Jersey, about one hour from New York City and Philadelphia, easily accessible by car, train and bus. Princeton Record Exchange buys thousands of music and movie collections. We are always looking to expand our large selection of Soul music and other types of DVDs, CDs, LPs, and games.

Browse through over 60,000 CDs, 60,000 LPs and 10,000 DVDs, including many Soul music CDs, DVDs and Records, at our New Jersey store. We do not currently list our inventory or sell online because our selection changes daily.

How to sell your Soul music!

We are always trying to add to our inventory of used CDs, LPs, and DVDs. We are happy to offer you a free appraisal for your merchandise.

We buy online and in our Princeton, NJ store.

Listed below are some of the Soul artists and labels we are looking for.

As with everything we buy, there are three ways to get an appraisal for your merchandise:

  1. Call us at 609-924-3472 to discuss your collection with an appraiser, or
  2. Bring your collection to our Princeton, NJ store, or
  3. Describe your collection online at our Sell Your CDs, Sell Your Records, or Sell Your DVDs questionnaire pages.

For large collections we recommend that you give us a call before listing all your items or visiting us-we might be able to save you a lot of time!

Selling your Soul CDs

When you Sell CDs to us, we pay up to $3 for strong selling full-length CDs in excellent condition (more for certain rarities). However, there are many titles that we may only offer 10 cents to 50 cents for; due to oversupply, lesser demand and/or poorer condition quality. There are some titles that we cannot use at all. Prices are subject to change over time. There are some titles that we are not able to buy at all.

To get top-dollar, the CDs must be in excellent shape; no scratches on the discs, cracks in the cases, or rips in the liner notes.

Selling your Soul Records

We typically pay up to $1.00 or more for many Soul LPs. However, we are always looking for sought-after titles, and there are some rarities that we pay much more for. On the other hand, there are many LPs that we can not use at all because they are scratched, weak-sellers, or we have too many of them. We base our offer on what we expect to resell the item for and its condition. LPs that are scratched, scuffed, or moldy will get only a fraction of our top prices.

There are too many details relating to the LP market to list on this page. For more specific info, please see our selling LPs info page, or call us at 609-924-3472 to discuss your collection.

While we buy many CD and DVD collections through the mail, most LP collections that we buy come from customers that live within 2-3 hours from Princeton, NJ. You are welcome to fill out our sell records questionnaire or call us to discuss your collection, but please be aware that most records do not have a high enough value to make shipping worth while. It is generally best to bring them to our Princeton, NJ store, but we do recommend that you speak with one of our appraisers first, or see LP genres of interest to us and LPs we have little interest in to make sure we don't waste your time.

Selling your Soul DVDs 

We pay up to $3 per disc for many full-length Soul DVDs-less for DVD singles. As with CDs, when selling DVDs, the discs, liner notes and cases must be in excellent condition to get full price.

Some Soul Artists and Labels We Buy and Sell

This is only a partial listing of Soul CDs, Soul Records and DVDs. We buy and sell many, many others.

Soul Artists we are interested in Buying and Selling

Artists A
Barbara Acklin
Roy Ayers

Artists B
LaVern Baker
Hank Ballard & the Midnighters
Len Barry
Fontella Bass
Archie Bell and the Drells
Jesse Belvin
Chuck Berry
Bill Blacks Combo
Cilla Black
"Blaxploitation" Albums
Bobby Bland
Gary U.S. Bonds
Booker T. & the MG's
Chuck Brown and the Soul Searchers
James Brown
Maxine Brown
Ruth Brown
Solomon Burke
Jerry Butler
Bobby Byrd

Artists C
The Cadets
The Cadillacs
Chambers Brothers
Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band
Choker Campbell
Chris Clark
Clarence Carter
Jimmy Clanton
The Clovers
The Coasters
Lynn Collins
The Commodores
Con Funk Shun
The Contours
Sam Cooke
The Crystals

Artists D
The Dells
Bo Diddley
The Dixie Cups
Bill Doggett
Fats Domino
Lee Dorsey
The Drifters
The Duprees
Dynamic Superiors

Artists E
Billy Eckstein
The Equals

Artists F
Fantastic Four
Fatback Band
Five Stair Steps & Cubie
The Five Keys
The Flamingos
Eddie Floyd
Four Tops
Aretha Frankline
Funk Inc.

Artists G
Marvin Gaye
Graham Central Station (early)
Grandmaster Flash
Al Green

Artists H
Donny Hathaway
Isaac Hayes
Jamie Holland
Eddie Holland
Brenda Holloway
Thelma Houston
Willie Hutch

Artists I
The Impressions
The Intruders

Artists J
Chuck Jackson
Jermaine Jackson
Etta James
Jive Five

Artists K
Eddie Kendricks
Ben E. King
King Curtis
Gladys Knight and the Pips
Kool and the Gang (pre-1975)

Artists L
Barbara Lewis
Gary Lewis and the Playboys
Little Richard
Shorty Long

Artists M
Main Ingredient
Martha & the Vandellas
The Marvelettes
Curtis Mayfield
Barbara McNair
Clyde McPhatter
Amos Milburn
The Miracles
Willy Mitchell
The Moments
The Moonglows
Idris Muhammad

Artists O
Ohio Players (early)
The Originals
The Orlons

Artists P
Ann Peebles
Melvin Van Peebles
The Persuaders
The Persuasions
Houston Person
Wilson Pickett
Lloyd Price
Pretty Purdi

Artists Q
Sir Joe Quarterman

Artists R
Otis Redding
Eivets Rednow
Martha Reeves and the Vandellas
Smokey Robinson
Smokey Robinson and the Miracles
The Ronettes
Diana Ross
Diana Ross & The Supremes
David Ruffin
Jimmy Ruffin

Artists S
Sam & Dave
Gil Scott-Heron
Dee Dee Sharp
The Shirelles
Joe Simon
Percy Sledge
Sly and the Family Stone
Millie Small
Lonnie Liston Smith
Melvin Sparks
The Spinners
Dusty Springfield
Candi Staton
The Supremes

Artists T
Bobby Taylor & the Vancouvers
R. Dean Taylor
Johnny Taylor
The Temptations
Joe Tex
Carla Thomas
Rufus Thomas
Tower of Power
Ike & Tina Turner

Artists V
The Velvelettes
The Ventures
Voices of East Harlem

Artists W
Jr. Walker & the Allstars
Billy Ward & His Dominos
Mary Wells
Fred Wesley & JB's
Kim Weston
Kim Weston & Marvin Gaye
Ian Whitcomb
Barry White
Chuck Willis
Jackie Wilson
Stevie Wonder

Soul & Funk labels that we buy (we also buy many more):

  • Atlantic Records
  • British Rock
  • Capital Records
  • CTI Records
  • Dolton
  • East Bound Records
  • Motown Records
  • Stax Records
  • Sugar Hill Records (very early pressings)
  • Wand Records
  • West Bound Records
  • Workshop Jazz

Please note: The prices we pay for specific artists, titles or labels are subject to change without notice due to supply, demand or other market conditions.

Buying Soul CDs, Records and DVDs at our New Jersey store

Please Note: We do not currently list our inventory or sell online because our selection changes greatly from day to day. We hope to see you in our unique music store.

Browse through hundreds of Soul CDs, including The Cadets, The Equals, Vandellas and many more. Prices range mostly from $1.99 to $8.99 for used discs, and $4.99 to $16.99 for most new discs.

We stock over 20,000 CDs priced from $1.99 to $4.99, including many Soul CDs priced under $5 each, including titles reduced in price that have not sold for a number of months, budget labels or more obscure Soul music CDs.

We stock hundreds of Soul records including: The Intruders, Jive Five, The Drifters and many more Soul albums. Most of our Soul LPs are priced under $10 each, with many priced at $1 and $1.99.

Our selection changes daily as we buy private collections, as well as receive orders from our music distributors.

Thank you for your interest in our independent music store. If you have any questions, please call us at 609-921-0881 or email us at info@prex.com.

Some of the Genres We Carry

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