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Blondie/Pat BenatarBack To Back Hits ... CD
CEMA/Capitol, Late 70s/Early 80s. Used .... $1.99
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New Martin DennyEnchanted Islands ... CD
CEMA, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Out of print. Front artwork has a sticker.)

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New Stanley TurrentineSoulful Saxophone Of Stanley Turrentine ... CD
Sony/CEMA, Early/Mid 70s. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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Hamiet BluiettNali Kola ... CD
Soul Note (Italy), 1989. New Copy .... $11.99 16.99
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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Jerry ButlerBest Of Jerry Butler (Mercury) ... LP
Mercury, 1970. Near Mint- .... $4.99
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
(UK pressing on Mercury / Applause.)

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Jerry ButlerIt All Comes Out In My Song ... LP
Motown, 1977. Sealed .... $2.99
Proof that Jerry Butler could always be great, no matter what the setting – and that even an overlooked album like this can still be pretty darn great! The album's got less of a focus than Jerry's earlier Mercury work or later sides for Philly – but it's also got a subtle and sometimes spare approach that really lets Jerry's voice come to the forefront of the set – dominating the whole thing in a great batch of mellow tunes that really show the shift from younger Iceman to confident adult soul that Jerry worked in the 70s. Butler produced, and arrangements are by Paul David Wilson and James Mack. Titles include "Just You & Me Forever", "Everything's Cool", "Living My Life Just For You", "I'm Music I'm Your Friend", "How It Used To Feel", "It All Comes Out In My Song", and "I've Got To Make It On My Own". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is a bit shopworn, with some tears. Cover has a cutout notch and a crease.)

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East Of UndergroundEast Of Underground ... CD
Wax Poetics, 1971. Used .... $9.99
Gritty funk from East Of Underground – an uber-obscure LP recorded in 1971 by a group of US Army serviceman at the Armed Forces Network studios in Frankfurt, Germany – originally used as a recruiting tool during the Vietnam war! Given the strength of the set, we wouldn't be surprised if plenty of folks signed up for a tour of duty after hearing it – as the set cooks like some of the best American funk from the indie 45 world at the time. The production is nice and dark – with an echoey quality that makes us guess the album was a live recording – done by American servicemen with the feel of some backroom funk show from the Indy or Ohio scene of the 70s. Some of the tracks are familiar numbers from American hits – but redone here with a nicely gritty feel – and titles include the awesome medley "Bet'Ya Never Lose My Love California Dreamer" – plus "Higher", "Smiling Faces", "Hell Below", "Getting Over", "Popcorn/Santana", "I Love You", "Java Girl", and "Walk On By". CD
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Hell Below (East Of Underground/Soap/Black Seeds/Sound Trek) (3CD set) ... CD 18.99
East Of Underground/Soap (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 18.99

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Betty Everett & Jerry ButlerDelicious Together ... LP
Vee Jay, 1964. Very Good- .... $7.99
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 some splitting on the bottom seam and some wear, with a couple of light stains and some pen on the back.)

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Michael Garrick (Garrick's Fairground)Mr Smith's Apocalypse/Epiphany ... CD
Argo/Vocalion (UK), 1971. New Copy .... $16.99
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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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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Iceman JAMega Jon's Bass (voc, inst)/Dead Or Alive/Dance Transformer ... 12-inch
4 Sight, 1987. Near Mint- .... $36.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Chuck JacksonChuck Jackson Arrives ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1968. New Copy .... $13.99
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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Chuck JacksonOn Tour ... LP
Wand, 1964. Very Good+ .... $18.99
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
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)
Also available On Tour (180 gram pressing) ... LP 21.99

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Chuck JacksonOn Tour (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Wand/Sundazed, 1964. New Copy (reissue).... $21.99
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
Also available On Tour ... LP 18.99

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Walter JacksonI Want To Come Back As A Song ... LP
Chi Sound, 1977. Near Mint- .... $0.99
It's an unfortunate fact that within a few years of stating the reincarnation-oriented title of this record, Walter would sadly have passed away, making the issue of "coming back as a song" even more pertinent. This record's one of his best of the Chisound years – and features a modern soul updating of Walter's Iceman style – done here with help from Riley Hampton, who worked on most of Walter's best work at Okeh. The record's got a nice Teddy Pendergrass sort of sound, with a good sophisticated male vocal approach – and includes the cuts "If You Walked Away", "Stay A While With me", "I've Never Been To Me", "What Would You Do", and a remake of "It's All Over". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Walter JacksonOkeh Recordings Vol 3 – Speak Her Name (with previously unreleased tracks) ... CD
Okeh/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy .... $11.99
Unbelievably beautiful work – and possibly the greatest album ever from the mighty Walter Jackson! Jackson was one of the best singers to come out of the Chicago soul scene of the 60s, and his Okeh recordings are a perfect example of the city's sophisticated approach to Iceman soul – as perfected by Walter, Jerry Butler, and (later) Garland Green. The arrangements are by Riley Hampton, and they have a cold fragile beauty that lingers somewhere between a Scott Walker album and Riley's earlier work with Lorez Alexandria – and the no-filler selection of songs is one of Jackson's best ever– a range of work that really show his deep talents, and his maturing approach to a tune – proud, powerful, and a new level of adult sophistication in soul. Titles include the amazing title cut "Speak Her Name" – plus "Corner In The Sun", "My One Chance To Make It", "It's An Uphill Climb To The Bottom", and "Not You". This expanded CD makes the original album ever better – and adds in a full batch of 10 bonus tracks – some of which are unissued, others of which are rare singles from Jackson's later Okeh years, plus rare Epic sides. Bonus titles include "No Butterflies", "Ad Lib", "The Look Of Love", "The Bed", "Forget The Girl", "My Ship Is Coming In", "Road To Ruin", and "Just One Smile". CD

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Walter JacksonWelcome Home – The Many Moods of Walter Jackson ... LP
Okeh, 1965. Very Good+ .... $5.99
A sublime mix of new tunes and re-imagined standards – and a set that takes Walter Jackson into even more sophisticated soul territory than before! The record is proof that the up and coming soul artists of the 60s had a key place alongside the more established mainstream acts on the other side of the fence – as Walter's working here with arranger Riley Hampton to re-cast a number of familiar tunes in his cool Iceman soul mode – changing the themes, rhythms, and inflections of the tracks for a more contemporary soul market – and also interspersing them with a few great new songs of his own! The approach is amazing – far better than even Jerry Butler or Chuck Jackson's work in a similar idiom – and the album features the sublime hit "Welcome Home", plus the Van McCoy tunes "Suddenly I'm All Alone", "Still At The Mercy Of Your Love", and "The Magic's Gone" – alongside versions of "Moon River", "Let It Be Me", "Imagination", and "My Funny Valentine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Just-IceMasterpiece ... LP
Fresh, 1990. Near Mint- .... $2.99
A later set by Just Ice – produced by Grandmaster Flash – and record that sounds a lot better than we remembered! Tight, hard hitting dawn of the 90s beats from Flash and that gruff, tight rhyme delivery from Just-Ice. It might not be a masterpiece on par with Kool & Deadly, but it's plenty tough to our ears after all these years. Includes "Get Into Something", "The Iceman Cometh", "Slow, Low & Dope", "Rollin With The Just", and "I Write This In The Dark" with Angie B of The Sequence, known today as Angie Stone! LP, Vinyl record album

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Erkin KorayElektronik Turkuler (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Turkofon/Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1974. New Copy Gatefold .... $25.99
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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LeadersUnforseen Blessings ... CD
Black Saint (Italy), 1989. New Copy .... $12.99 16.99
One of the strongest albums from the Leaders sextet – an ensemble that features 6 of America's best left-of-center players of the time – all of them leaders of their own groups, putting aside ego to come together beautifully here! The set features Lester Bowie on trumpet, Arthur Blythe on alto, Chico Freeman on tenor and soprano, Kirk Lightsey on piano, Cecil McBee on bass, and Don Moye on percussion – all jamming to a set of original tunes that vary between longer numbers and shorter bits that are interspersed between the tracks – a balance that further underscores the creativity of the players. Titles include "Lucia", "Now A Moment", "Heaven Dance", "Peacemaker", "The Search", "Lightish", and "Sun Percussion Six". CD
(Official pressing of the CD, with full artwork – not the CDr pressing found at other online retailers.)

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Sun RaSolar-Myth Approach Vol 1 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
BYG/Actuel, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue).... $12.99
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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Sir Ibu Of Divine ForceI'm The Peacemaker (voc, inst dub)/Ibu Gets Lyrical (voc, inst dub, acapella) ... 12-inch
Island, 1989. Very Good .... $33.99
Up there with the best singles of 1989 are these two classics Sir Ibu of Divine Force. With a similar energy in the production and vocals as Divine Force's "Holy War". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Island sleeve, with some tape. Label has some marker and pen.)

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VariousIstanbul 70 – Psych, Disco, Folk Classics ... LP
Nublu, 1970s/1980s. New Copy 2LP .... $18.99 19.99
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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Gene ChandlerTwo Sides Of Gene Chandler ... CD
1969. New Copy .... Around April 10, 2014 (delayed)
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

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Albert AylerLive In Greenwich Village – The Complete Impulse Recordings ... CD
Impulse, 1966. Used 2CD .... Just Sold Out!
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.)

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New Spaceman 3Translucent Flashbacks (3 X 180 gram 12-inch) (2014 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Fire (UK), 1980s. New Copy 3LP .... Just Sold Out!
(Note: This item is not for sale online until after the close of business on Saturday, 4/19/14. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules, it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago on that day. It will not be pre-sold, or reserved in any way. However, after the close of business on Record Store Day, we will offer up whatever we have left for sale online.) LP, Vinyl record album

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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
(Cover has light wear, with small splits on the top and bottom seams.)

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New Jerry ButlerNothing Says I Love You Like I Love You/Best Love ... CD
Philadelphia International/Edsel (UK), 1978/1980. New Copy .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
2 great later Jerry Butler albums – back to back on one CD! After working with Gamble & Huff on his big hits for Mercury in the late 60s, Jerry returned to work with the pair in the late 70s on their own Philly International label – stepping out with the same sweet groove that the Philly sound had brought to Lou Rawls, in a way that helped Butler really revive his sound at the time! The full rich approach really works magic with Butler's great vocals – in a way that showed that Jerry had never faltered during the 70s, but had just lost some of his steam through a bit of mis-handling by Motown on earlier albums. There's a proud, warm, all-adult sound to the album that we really love – heard to best effect on the anthemic "(I'm Just Thinking About) Cooling Out" and the great mellow groover "Let's Make Love" – but still pretty darn great on other tracks too! Titles include "Mighty Good People", "I'm Glad To Be Back", "Dream World", and "Are You Lonely Tonight". The Best Love follows up the sound of the Jerry's first for Philly International – a smooth mellow sound that grooves in an all-adult mode that's a perfect setting for the aging Iceman's vocals! The Butler voice is always a wonderful treat, but cast amidst the warm and sophisticated arrangements of John Usry, Dennis Williams, and Wade Marcus, Jerry really finds a space to call his own – a way of reclaiming a style of soul he'd virtually invented in his early Vee Jay years, but which had gotten away from him during the growth of the genre during the 70s. Titles include "Don't Be An Island", "The Best Love I Ever Had", "We've Got This Feeling Again", "Reach Out For Me", "Tell Me Girl", and "Would You Mind". CD

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New Chuck JacksonChuck Jackson Arrives ... LP
Motown, 1968. Used .... Temporarily 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". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with the deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Chuck Jackson Arrives ... CD 13.99

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New Walter JacksonTell Me Where It Hurts ... LP
Columbia, 1981. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet smooth soul from Walter Jackson – recording here in his later years, with a style that's a lot more modern than his classic 60s recordings for Okeh, but still surprisingly nice, and a great evolution of his "Iceman" soul sound! The set features Eugene Record's great title cut, "Tell Me Where It Hurts", plus a version of Stevie Wonder's "If It's Magic", a remake of "At Last" – and the tunes "What If I Walked Out On You", "When I See You", and "Living Without You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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New Simon JonesMelanie & Me ... CD
Strawberry Rain, 1975. New Copy .... Temporarily 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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New Simon JonesMelanie & Me ... LP
Strawberry Rain, 1975. New Copy (reissue).... Temporarily 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 Spacemen 3Performance ... LP
Glass (UK), 1989. Used .... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The fuzzed out drone rock of Spaceman 3 – live in Amsterdam in the summer of '88! Where the group's best studio recordings blended weary, but catchy melodies and some more delicate songs with the heady distorted guitar sound. The live set, if this and the other recordings we've heard are representative, focuses a bit more on the latter, and it sounds pretty fresh and invigorating all these years later. Includes "Mary Anne", "Come Together", "Things'll Never Be The Same", "Take Me To The Other Side", "Rollercoaster". "Starship" and "Walking With Jesus". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a moslty split spine.)

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New Garland GreenJealous Kind Of Fella ... CD
Uni/Varese, 1968/1995. Used .... Out Of Stock
A classic! This is one of the best soul albums ever to come out of Chicago, and it's a really great blend of the Jerry Butler "iceman" style (very big in Chi-town) and the deeper soul sound of the west side. With the great title cut, and lots more goodies like "Don't Think That I'm a Violent Guy", "You Played on a Player", and "Love Now, Pay Later". Plus, this CD includes 2 bonus cuts – "He Didn't Know (He Kept On Talking)" and "Let The Good Times Roll" – which were both singles that Garland did for Spring in the 70's. CD
(Out of print.)

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New Moacir SantosMaestro ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1973. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
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

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New VariousLa Guepe Vol 4 – Jazzy & Juicy Selections From Europe ... CD
Dare Dare/Pulp Flavor (France), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
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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New Jerry ButlerSweetest Soul ... CD
RPM (UK), 1960s. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
27 tunes pulled from Jerry's years at Vee Jay Records – including some hits and lesser known numbers, all done in his fantastic Iceman style. Titles include "Thanks To You", "Find Another Girl", "Make It Easy On Yourself", "Need To Belong", "Just For You", "Give It Up", "Give Me Your Love", "I've Been Trying", "It's Too Late", "You Can Run", "I'm The One", "Good Times", "I Stand Accused", "For Your Precious Love", "Believe In Me", and "Moon River". CD

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New Plastic CloudPlastic Cloud ... CD
Pacemaker Entertainment/Lion (Canada), 1968. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
A driving little set of psychedelic folk and sunshine grooves from Plastic Cloud – a lost bit of fuzzy folk from the late 60s Ontario scene! The songwriting and vocals are all credited to group guitarist/leader Don Brewer – but there are some really strong harmonies throughout the tunes – which often have a fuzzy, rollicking edge to them without losing sight of the sunny groove! Tracks 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". CD

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New Frank StrozierLong Night/March Of The Siamese Children ... CD
Milestone, 1961/1962. New Copy .... Out Of Stock
We love Frank Strozier – and think he's one of the greatest talents in jazz – period! This long-overdue CD brings together two of Frank's early 60s sessions for the Jazzland label – both of them gems that have lain under-discovered for years. Long Night is an excellent example of the maturity and modernism that was coming out of the Chicago jazz scene as it hit the early 60s – and it features Strozier's soulful alto in the company of some of the city's best players, like pianist Chris Anderson, drummer Walter Perkins, bassist Bill Lee, and baritonist Pat Patrick, playing here away from Sun Ra's group! The title track alone is an incredibly fantastic composition, full of moodiness and incredible reed work – but the rest of the record's great, too, and features excellent originals like "The Need For Love", "The Crystal Ball", and "Pacemaker". March Of The Siamese Children continues the trend – with a sound that goes far beyond the hardbop and soul jazz in which Strozier first cut his teeth – into a mode that's angular and exploratory, yet also still warmly expressive – filled with a richness of sound that holds up fantastically year after year. Titles include "March Of The Siamese Children", "Our Waltz", "Hey Lee", "Lap", "Extension", and "Something I Dreamed Last Night". CD

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New Garland GreenJealous Kind Of Fella ... LP
Uni, 1968. Used .... Out Of Stock
A classic! This is one of the best soul albums ever to come out of Chicago, and it's a really great blend of the Jerry Butler "iceman" style (very big in Chi-town) and the deeper soul sound of the west side. With the great title cut, and lots more goodies like "Don't Think That I'm a Violent Guy", "You Played on a Player", and "Love Now, Pay Later". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and a small split on the top seam.)
 
 
 



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