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Classics IVGreatest Hits ... CD
CEMA, 1960s. Used ... $0.99
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Natalie ColeI've Got Love On My Mind ... CD
CEMA, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
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(Booklet has some small writing in pen.)

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New Bobby WomackBest Of Bobby Womack ... CD
CEMA, Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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Albert AylerLive In Greenwich Village – The Complete Impulse Recordings ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used 2CD ... $9.99
Essential stuff! This 2 CD set includes the entirety of Albert Ayler's Live In Greenwich Village album – plus a huge amount of previously unreleased live material, played by the Ayler group in New York, during 1966 and 1967. Ayler's brother Don is on trumpet, and other players include Joel Freedman, George Steele, Bill Fowell, Beaver Harris, Sunny Murray, Alan Silva, and Henry Grimes. The tracks have the same intensity of Ayler's ESP work – and many tunes are quite long, very free and open. Titles include "Light In Darkness", "Divine Peacemaker", "Angels", "Omega Is The Alpha", "Universal Thoughts", "Change Has Come", "Infinite Spirit", and "Spiritual Rebirth". 14 tracks in all – and one of the most important slices of Ayler's career! CD
(Out of print. Digipack has some edge wear.)

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Jerry ButlerBest Of Jerry Butler (Mercury) ... LP
Mercury, 1970. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Seminal work by one of our favorite soul singers of all time! Jerry first came to fame with The Impressions and on his own in the early 60s – singing dark moody easy tunes that well earned him the nickname of "Iceman". In the late 60s, though, he moved onto Mercury where he broke through even bigger with some excellent early production by Gamble & Huff, which took Jerry to a whole new level, and which gave his work a swinging soul groove that worked great with his vocals. This set compiles some of the best moments of the Mercury years – including "Never Give You Up", "Lost", "Moody Woman", "Mr Dream Merchant", "Hey Western Union Man", and "Only The Strong Survive". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear. Bottom seam is partially split.)

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New ByrdsFifth Dimension ... LP
Columbia, 1966. Good+ ... $5.99
Titles include "5D", "Eight Miles High", "Hey Joe", "Mr Spaceman", "Captain Soul", and "John Riley". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, a peeled spot and a name in marker on the back.)

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Gene ChandlerTwo Sides Of Gene Chandler ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $21.99
A fantastic lost album by the great Gene Chandler – and one of his most sophisticated soul documents! The record was Gene's last album for Brunswick – issued shortly before Gene scored big once again on Mercury, which is why it's probably often lost in the shuffle of time. The record's got some incredibly dark material that shows a different side of Gene than you'd expect from earlier hits – including the incredible track "Suicide", which is a magnificent "Iceman" track in the Chicago tradition, that features the main character contemplating suicide as a means of dealing with his sorrow. Other titles include "If You Would Love Me", "The Sun Died", "This Bitter Earth", "Eleanor Rigby", and a remake of "Can I Change My Mind". CD
Also available Two Sides Of Gene Chandler ... LP 7.99

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Gene ChandlerTwo Sides Of Gene Chandler ... LP
Brunswick, 1969. Very Good- ... $7.99
A fantastic lost album by the great Gene Chandler – and one of his most sophisticated soul documents! The record was Gene's last album for Brunswick – issued shortly before Gene scored big once again on Mercury, which is why it's probably often lost in the shuffle of time. The record's got some incredibly dark material that shows a different side of Gene than you'd expect from earlier hits – including the incredible track "Suicide", which is a magnificent "Iceman" track in the Chicago tradition, that features the main character contemplating suicide as a means of dealing with his sorrow. Other titles include "If You Would Love Me", "The Sun Died", "This Bitter Earth", "Eleanor Rigby", and a remake of "Can I Change My Mind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, some splitting and tape on the seams, and a bit of rippling along the top, with a sticker and some marker on the back. Label has a sticker and some marker.)
Also available Two Sides Of Gene Chandler ... CD 21.99

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Betty Everett & Jerry ButlerDelicious Together ... LP
Vee Jay, 1964. Very Good ... $5.99
Betty Everett and Jerry Butler certainly are delicious together – and the pair have more than enough great energy to hold on strong throughout this entire album of duets! Although Motown is probably best remembered as the home of the male/female duet mode of the 60s – Vee Jay certainly helped get things started with this great album – one that matches Jerry's Iceman vocals with Betty's warmer, younger approach – a pairing that comes off surprisingly well on the album's variety of numbers! Johnny Pate arranged, and titles include "Let It Be Me", "I Can't Stand It", "Fever", "Just Be True", "It's All Right", "Ain't That Loving You Baby", "The Way You Do The Things You Do", and "Our Day Will Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear, a name in pen, and a factory sticker.)

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Gerry & The PacemakersFerry Cross The Mersey ... CD
Castle (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... $3.99
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Gerry & The PacemakersI'll Be There ... LP
Laurie, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $12.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Garland GreenVery Best Of Garland Green – 24 Tracks From Chicago's Master Soul Singer's Illustrious Career ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
A windy city hero – the amazing Garland Green, a singer who makes us mighty proud we hail from Chicago! Garland's got an incredible style that few others can touch – partly schooled in the 60s iceman modes of Jerry Butler and Walter Jackson, with all the sophistication that might imply – but also often given a raspier twist, with slightly southern echoes that make Garland's music feel even more deeply personal! And while most folks know Green's big hits for the Uni label, this package shows a rich legacy that goes much father than that – work recorded for labels that include Cotillion, Spring, RCA, Ocean Front, and Revue – in addition to some key Uni tracks. This trans-label set really does a wonderful job of showing the full range of Garland's mighty talents – a sublime set of soul cuts that run from the start of the 70s right up to the early 80s modern years – packaged with detailed notes too. Titles include "Since You've Been Gone", "These Arms", "Just Loving You", "Just My Way Of Loving You", "He Didn't Know", "Don't Think That I'm A Violent Guy", "Love's Calling", "Just What The Doctor Ordered", "Sweet Loving Woman", "Ask Me What You Want", "You Played On A Player", "Don't Let Love Walk Out On Us", and "Sending My Best Wishes". CD

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Chuck JacksonOn Tour (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wand/Sundazed, 1964. Near Mint- (reissue)... $11.99
Incredible mid 60s soul from Chuck Jackson – tearing it up live at The Apollo Theater! It's great set that has Jackson opening up with a range of more grooves than usual – picking up some jazzy touches on a few songs, moving into Motown on a few others, and returning to his original Iceman groove on the rest. The crowd noise is very up in the mix – bristling with more electricity than we might expect from Chuck – and he delivers a real knockout set! Titles include "Billie Baby", "Please Please Please", "Any Day Now", "Any Other Way", "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow", "Beg Me", and "Chuck's Soul Brothers Twist". LP, Vinyl record album

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Chuck Jackson/Maxine BrownMillionaire/Torture ... 7-inch
Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
A wonderful lost tune from the great Chuck Jackson – served up here with a darkly stepping groove that's somewhere in the best Drifters territory from the early 60s – but topped with Chuck's great iceman vocals! Maxine Brown belts it out on "Torture" – a tune that's definitely at the more upbeat side of her range, and done with a style that's almost more Detroit than her usual sound! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Plastic CloudPlastic Cloud ... LP
Pacemaker Entertainment/Lion (Canada), 1968. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $18.99
A legendary set from the Canadian 60s underground – a landmark record from a group who've gone onto become huge over the years with psych collectors, even though they never cracked the charts (or the US market) at the time! The set's way more than just another obscure rock release – as it's got a sharpness, tightness, and sense of songcraft that matches some of the bigger names in the US scene at the time – put together with a style that knows when to open up, but never loses itself in self-indulgence either. There's some surprisingly strong harmonies throughout the tunes – which often have a fuzzy, rollicking edge, but without losing sight of the sunny groove – and titles include "Epistle To Paradise", "Shadows Of Your Mind", "Art's A Happy Man", "Bridge Under A Sky", the epic centerpiece "You Don't Care", "Face Behind The Sun", "Dainty General Rides", and "Civilization Machine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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New Sun RaIt's After The End Of The World ... CD
MPS/Edel (Germany), 1970. New Copy ... $14.99
One of the key non-Saturn Sun Ra albums of the 70s – and like his records for Blue Thumb and Impulse, a set that really helped awaken the world to his talents! This album may well be one of the most bracing of the bunch – as it features live material recorded by Ra and the Arkestra at two different German jazz festivals in 1970 – performances that really have the group at the height of their righteous power, stretching out with a sound that's even more avant than just a few years before! The reed solos are all quite strong – and include work by Pat Patrick, John Gilmore, Danny Davis, Danny Thompson, and Marshall Allen – plus some other oboe, bass clarinet, and bassoon players too – and the lovely June Tyson provides some righteous words in a few spots, while Ra plays a range of keyboards – from clavinet, to farfisa, Hohner electra, mini-moog, Spacemaster, and rocksichord! Titles include "Black Forest Myth", "Strange Dreams – Strange World – Black Myth", and "Myth Versus Reality (The Myth Science Approach)". CD

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Sun RaSolar-Myth Approach Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99
Very dark stuff from Sun Ra – one of his records that received wider circulation than most of the Saturn releases of the 70s, and a set that maintains a pretty sharp edge overall! Ra plays some killer keyboards – moog, spacemaster, and acoustic piano – often with these really eerie tones – and other players include Kwame Hadi on trumpet, Akh Tal Ebah on space dimension mellophone, Ali Hassan on trombone, Marshal Allen and Danny Davis on alto and flute, John Gilmore on tenor, and Pat Patrick on baritone – and the whole group vocalizes at points, joined by other singers who include June Tyson and Art Jenkins. Recorded at the Sun studios in New York in 1970, the album features a number of shorter tracks like "Spectrum", "The Satellites Are Spinning", "Seen III, Took 4", "Adventures Of Bugs Hunter", and the longer tracks "Legend" and "The Realm Of Lightning". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sage FrancisHealthy Distrust ... LP
Epitaph, 2005. Near Mint- 2LP ... $9.99
Another interesting, acerbic set of tracks from Sage Francis – who's enlisted an ambitious line-up of guests for this record, including Sixtoo, Will Oldham, Saul Williams, Alias, Danger Mouse and others. Tracks include "The Buzz Kill", "Sea Lion" featuring guitar and vocals by Will Oldham and beats by Alias, "Gunz Yo" with beats by Danger Mouse, "Escape Artist", "Product Placement", "Voicemail Bomb Threat", "Dance Monkey", "Agony In Her Body", "Lie Detector" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has a few light creases.)

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New Moacir SantosMaestro ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy ... $13.99
Amazing 70s work from Moacir Santos – the first album the Brazilian arranger recorded for Blue Note, and a set that sparkles with warmth and soul from the very first note! The approach is a brilliant updating of the famous sound that Santos crafted in Brazil the decade before – recast here with some warmer elements that includes great organ from Clare Fischer, electric piano from Bill Henderson, trombone from Frank Rosolino, and flute and tenor from Don Menza! Santos sings on a number of tracks, but in this cool angular way that's often right in line with the instrumentation – almost submerged a bit in the mix, as an element that gives the record a strong degree of warmth. The album's unlike any other we can think of – even a bit different than Santos' two other albums for Blue Note – and has a wonderful fusion of influences that never fails to delight our ears over the years! Titles include his version of "Nana", which was performed often by others – plus "Luanne", "Bluishmen", "Kermis", "Mother Iracema", and "Astral Whine". CD
Also available Maestro ... CD 10.99

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New Moacir SantosMaestro ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. Used ... $10.99
Amazing 70s work from Moacir Santos – the first album the Brazilian arranger recorded for Blue Note, and a set that sparkles with warmth and soul from the very first note! The approach is a brilliant updating of the famous sound that Santos crafted in Brazil the decade before – recast here with some warmer elements that includes great organ from Clare Fischer, electric piano from Bill Henderson, trombone from Frank Rosolino, and flute and tenor from Don Menza! Santos sings on a number of tracks, but in this cool angular way that's often right in line with the instrumentation – almost submerged a bit in the mix, as an element that gives the record a strong degree of warmth. The album's unlike any other we can think of – even a bit different than Santos' two other albums for Blue Note – and has a wonderful fusion of influences that never fails to delight our ears over the years! Titles include his version of "Nana", which was performed often by others – plus "Luanne", "Bluishmen", "Kermis", "Mother Iracema", and "Astral Whine". CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Maestro ... CD 13.99

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New Bruce SpringsteenMidnight Thunder ... LP
Spacematic (Belgium), 1983/1987. Very Good ... $14.99
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(Cover has light wear.)

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New Bruce SpringsteenYou Better Not Touch ... LP
Spacematic (Belgium), 1986. Very Good ... $16.99
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(Cover has some wear. Labels have some pen and a bit of marker.)

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VariousLa Guepe Vol 4 – Jazzy & Juicy Selections From Europe ... CD
Dare Dare/Pulp Flavor (France), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $12.99
Rare grooves from the European scene – just the kind of sweet overseas goodies we've come to love from the La Guepe series! The record's filled with great little gems that never got issued on our side of the Atlantic in the 60s and 70s – a range of funky instrumentals, jazzy groovers, sound library tracks, and Brazilian bits – all brought together with a really great ear for the kind of styles that still sound wonderful all these many years later. Every cut's a gem – and titles include "If Only" by Gustav Brom, "Peacemaker" by Rosko, "Ketja Rock" by Eberhard Schoener, "Serenna E Lomunno" by Riz Ortolani, "Dark Orchid" by Jayme Marques, "Comin Home" by The Peddlers, "Serenna E Lomunno" by Riz Ortolani, "Free Stop" by Orchestre Tany Turens, "Skinny Dip" by New Visions, "Watch Out For The System" by Yared Orchestra, and "Cool Steel" by The Firebirds. CD

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VariousPacemakers – For Drive Time – Traffic Tempo Programming For On The Go Listeners (PM 209/210) ... LP
Sesac, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A sweet Sesac library collection – with work by Charlie Shavers, Marian McPartland, Dick Jacobs, Richard Maltby, and Al Caiola! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pacemakers – For Drive Time – Traffic Tempo Programming For On The Go Listeners (PM 213/214) ... LP 19.99

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VariousPacemakers – For Drive Time – Traffic Tempo Programming For On The Go Listeners (PM 213/214) ... LP
Sesac, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A sweet Sesac library collection – with work by Billy Taylor, Woody Herman, Mat Mathews, Elliot Lawrence, and Charlie Shavers! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Pacemakers – For Drive Time – Traffic Tempo Programming For On The Go Listeners (PM 209/210) ... LP 19.99

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Jerry ButlerSouled Out ... LP
Up Front, Early 60s/Early 70s. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
A collection of work that Jerry cut for Vee Jay – issued on the Up Front label with a cover that's a bit trippy, but a sound that's pure early Jerry. We love this stuff, and we can never get enough of Butler's early "Iceman" recordings – records that would have a profound influence on soul music for years and years to come. The set's got some hits, plus few more obscure numbers, and it's a lot easier to find on wax than some of Jerry's originals from the early 60s. Titles include "Isle Of The Sirens", "Whatever You Want", "Where Do I Turn", "Come Back My Love", and "You Can Run, But You Can't Hide". LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some stains.)

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Freddie ScottFreddie Scott Sings & Sings & Sings ... CD
Colpix/Warner (Japan), 1964. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
An early standout set from soul singer Freddie Scott – put together with sublime arrangements from pop maestro Gary Sherman! The record's got a quality that's quite unique – a bit Iceman soul, ala Jerry Butler or Chuck Jackson – a bit of the polish of crossover acts like Ray Charles or Gene McDaniels – yet always done at a level that has Scott's deep, rich voice right upfront in the mix – full of power but never overdone! The tunes are from a variety of sources, but really get remade by Freddie – and titles include his hit versions of "Hey Girl" and "I Got A Woman", plus "What Do I See In The Girl", "Where Is The Girl", and "Where Does Love Go". CD

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New Jerry ButlerIce Man Cometh ... LP
Mercury, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing soul from one of the greats of the 60s! This album was one of the first that Jerry cut for Mercury – where he'd begun working with the young team of Kenny Gamble and Leon Huff to completely rework the earlier sound he'd forged at Vee Jay Records. The album's still got Jerry singing in his wonderfully rich deep voice – hence the "iceman" in the title – but the songs have a bit more of a groove to them, with a soaring soul style that really lifts Jerry up, and pushes him onto a whole new generation of soul fans. The best proof of this are the hits "Hey Western Union Man" and "Never Give You Up" – but the whole album's great, and like most of Jerry's LPs, it's got many wonderful tunes hiding underneath the hits. Titles include "How Can I Get In Touch With You", "Can't Forget About You Baby", "Are You Happy", and "Go Away Find Yourself" – as well as other hits like "Lost" and "Only The Strong Survive". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed – and we assume with the portrait. Also has a shrinkwrap sticker saying "featuring the hit single Only The Strong Survive".)

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New Gerry & The PacemakersI'll Be There/You You You ... 7-inch
Laurie, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a drillhole.)

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New Ice Man's BandIntroducing The Ice Man's Band ... LP
Mercury, 1972. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty great album by The Ice Man's Band – the instrumental group who worked behind Jerry "Iceman" Butler on some of his cool early 70s work. The album's nice and laidback – with some very nice mellow keyboards and smooth dope guitar, and the whole thing's a very nice kicked-back instrumental set. Reggie Burke is on the keys, and the real highlight on here is the group's amazing cover of "People Make the World Go Round", a sample favorite from way back! Also includes "It's Down to That", "To Be Continued", "I Wanna Be Where You Are", and a bunch of Jerry Butler hits. LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing – but shrinkwrap is partly open on one seam.)

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New Iceman JAMega Jon's Bass (voc, inst)/Dead Or Alive/Dance Transformer ... 12-inch
4 Sight, 1987. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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New Harry NilssonSon Of Schmilsson ... LP
RCA, 1972. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the wilder sets from Nillsson – careening from lovely piano pop with romantic vocals, to spaced out, good humored potty mouth excess – near honky tonk, to fuzzy pop rock – if you like Nilsson at his most unhinged, this is a great one! It's a stunner, actually – with somehow good-natured rageful tunes to sweeter odes to the ladies, it's Nilsson through and through. Titles include "Take 54", "Turn On Your Radio", "Spaceman", "The Lottery Song", "Ambush", "I'd Rather Be Dead", "The Most Beautiful Girl In The World" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear.)

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New VariousIstanbul 70 – Psych, Disco, Folk Classics ... LP
Nublu, 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Turkish psych, funk, and disco – plus cross-pollinated grooves created from all of the above! If you don't know the Turkish scene of the 70s, there's plenty here to love – a really wicked combination of Western modes and local elements – styles that echo out in some of the classic arabesk rock of the scene, as well as some more unusual modes that are a great addition here. The full length set follows up on previous 12" singles from Nublu – but offers all original material from back in the day, with no edits or remixes at all – just killer classics that show why the Turkish scene of the time is well worth digging up! Titles include "Cemalim" by Erkin Koray, "Yaz Gazeteci" by Derdiyoklar, "Nem Alacak Felek Benim" by Cem Karaca, "Ikimiz Bir Fidaniz" by Kamuran Akkor, "Hal Hal" by Nazan Soray, "Derman Bulunmaz" by Ersen & Dadaslar, "Teselliye Sen Gerek" by Nazay Soray, and "Binboganin Kizi" by Baris Manco & Mogollar. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Simon JonesMelanie & Me ... LP
Strawberry Rain, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Really spare, laidback sounds from Simon Jones – material used in a mid 70s Australian film, but a record that's more than strong enough to stand on its own! Jones has this trippy style, but one with a bit of an edge, too – kind of a long-haired version of folk with fuzz, but recorded with some echo too – in a mode that almost feels more like it's from the generation of Spaceman 3 and Nikki Sudden than you'd guess from the time. The harmonics in the guitar are really wonderful – really get to the core of the songs' appeal right from the start – with a psychic focus that's undeniable, even given the looseness of the tunes. The set features both male and female vocals, but seems to offer more guitar more than anything else – and titles include "Welcome", "Goodbye", "Nine To Five", "You By Me", and "Relax". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited pressing of 500 copies.)

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New Erkin KorayElektronik Turkuler (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Turkofon/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1974. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A masterpiece of Turkish psychedelia – and quite possibly the greatest album ever from Turkish psychedelic maestro Erkin Koray – a mad blend of sounds that definitely lives up to its "elektronik" title! Most numbers feature a weird blend of electric guitar and baglama – used in a style that's similar to Koray's earlier Arabesk recordings, but in ways that are often more tripped out and free-thinking – almost in a groove that's similar to late 60s blends of Eastern influences and progressive rock in the US and Europe – but even wilder and weirder throughout! There's a bit of vocals on the set, but the instrumentation dominates – and titles include "Sir", "Karli Daglar", "Cemalim", "Inat", "Hele Yar", "Turku", and "Korkulu Ruya". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Chuck JacksonChuck Jackson Arrives ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1968. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Chuck arrives at the Motown label – and already finds a fresh new sound that's different from his earlier years at Wand Records! Chuck only worked with Motown for a few short years, but his time at the label marked a big shift in his work – a move away from the more staid "Iceman" soul of the Wand recordings, and into a sound that was deeper, more expressive, and nicely mature as well. There's a growing southern soul sensibility to many of these tracks – as Chuck seems to be taking a cue from some of the better singers of the late 60s, and deepening his sound with influences brought north from Memphis and Muscle Shoals. The core sound's still prime Motown, though – with top-shelf arrangements and productions – and in a way, these recordings mark the link between Memphis and Detroit that would be explored a lot more heavily in key 70s recordings by Don Davis and other producers who skirted between the two cities' scenes. Titles include "Lonely Lonely Man Am I", "To See The Sun Again", "Ain't No Sun Since You've Been Gone", "I Can't Go On Sharing Your Love", and "Where You Gonna Run To Now". CD

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New Hamiet BluiettNali Kola ... CD
Soul Note (Italy), 1989. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A real standout session from reedman Hamiet Bluiett – a record that's heavy on Afro-centric influences, with lots of heavy percussion at the bottom, and a rare jazz combo appearance for the time by trumpeter Hugh Masekela! There's kind of an earthy loft jazz sort of feel to the date – almost spontaneous creation, as Bluiett plays baritone sax and flute, and Masekela trumpet and flugelhorn, over percussion from Chief Bey, Titos Sompa, Seku Tonga, and Okeryema Asante – the last of whom we know from his record for the Black Fire label. Plunky plays soprano sax on one number – furthering the Black Fire connection – and other musicians include Donald Smith on piano and Billy Spaceman Patterson on guitar, each on one track. Quincy Troupe delivers some hip poetry on the cut "Snake Back Solos" – and other titles include "Bouka", "Enum", "Broken Sticks", and "Nali Kola". CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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New Michael Garrick (Garrick's Fairground)Mr Smith's Apocalypse/Epiphany ... CD
Argo/Vocalion (UK), 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the trippiest albums ever recorded by British pianist Michael Garrick – a set done with his Garrick's Fairground group – at a level that's almost a wilder abstraction of some of the other work he'd done at the end of the 60s! The album's an extended suite of shorter tracks – linked together thematically, and by the use of vocals from Norma Winstone, Betty Mulcahy, and others, plus a larger chorus – and with some even more compelling instrumental passages as well! The whole work almost feels like one of Mike Westbrook's more high-concept albums – especially given the use of vocals – and Garrick's own work on organ is augmented by Art Themen on saxes and flute, Henry Lowther on trumpet, Don Rendell on tenor and clarinet, Coleridge Goode on bass, and Trever Tomkins on percussion. Titles include "Blues", "Who Can Endure", "For We Are Lost", "I Have Torn Up", "Invocation", "The Waters Of Love", "To The Celebration", "What Is This Clamour", "I Will Speak I Will Say", and "Organ Improvisation. CD also features "Epiphany" and "Blessed Are The Peacemakers" – two smaller group tracks originally issued as a single, both with vocals by Norma Winstone, and both quite beautiful! CD

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New Chuck JacksonOn Tour (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wand/Sundazed, 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Incredible mid 60s soul from Chuck Jackson – tearing it up live at The Apollo Theater! It's great set that has Jackson opening up with a range of more grooves than usual – picking up some jazzy touches on a few songs, moving into Motown on a few others, and returning to his original Iceman groove on the rest. The crowd noise is very up in the mix – bristling with more electricity than we might expect from Chuck – and he delivers a real knockout set! Titles include "Billie Baby", "Please Please Please", "Any Day Now", "Any Other Way", "Stubborn Kind Of Fellow", "Beg Me", and "Chuck's Soul Brothers Twist". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available On Tour (180 gram pressing) ... LP 11.99

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New Simon JonesMelanie & Me ... CD
Strawberry Rain, 1975. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Really spare, laidback sounds from Simon Jones – material used in a mid 70s Australian film, but a record that's more than strong enough to stand on its own! Jones has this trippy style, but one with a bit of an edge, too – kind of a long-haired version of folk with fuzz, but recorded with some echo too – in a mode that almost feels more like it's from the generation of Spaceman 3 and Nikki Sudden than you'd guess from the time. The harmonics in the guitar are really wonderful – really get to the core of the songs' appeal right from the start – with a psychic focus that's undeniable, even given the looseness of the tunes. The set features both male and female vocals, but seems to offer more guitar more than anything else – and titles include "Welcome", "Goodbye", "Nine To Five", "You By Me", and "Relax". CD
 
 
 



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