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New Thievery CorporationSaudade ... LP
ESL, 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Maybe our favorite record ever from Thievery Corporation – and one that really stays true to the sound of all the styles that have inspired them! For over a decade, the duo have been playing with elements borrowed from bossa nova, old soundtracks, French pop, and lounge – but this is the first time they really take the trouble to respectfully re-present the music of their roots – with all the right modes of instrumentation and production to stand head to toe with previous legends! The feel of the record is a lot more like a Schema session than most other ESL recordings – and even more like a 60s record, too – thanks to warm acoustic instrumentation on guitar, percussion, and strings – mixed with bossa percussion, gentle keyboards, and some really great vocals from a range of different female singers. Titles include "Para Sempre", "Bateau Rouge", "Saudade", "Claridad", "Nos Dois", "Le Coeur", "Firelight", and "Decollage". LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy tip-on cover too!)
 
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Brides Of FunkensteinNever Buy Texas From A Cowboy ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Very Good ... $11.99
A tremendously soulful session from the late 70s P-Funk empire – sung by a group who were George Clinton's answer to Three Degrees, First Choice, and other female club trios of the time! The sound here is hardly as disco as those other groups, though – and there's plenty of funky Clinton touches in the mix – including rumbling basslines, raspy guitars, and a tightly focused groove that has the singers Dawn Silva, Sheila Horn, and Jeanette McGruder working equally with the larger group of musicians on the record. Production is by Bootsy Collins and Clinton, with horn arrangements by Fred Wesley – which makes for some great Horny Horns funk touches on most tracks! The title cut – "Never Buy Texas From A Cowboy" – runs on as a long P-Funk groove for about 15 minutes, but other tracks are shorter, and titles include "I'm Holding You Responsible", "Smoke Signals", "Party Up In Here", and "Didn't Mean To Fall In Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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David ByrneMusic For The Knee Plays ... LP
ECM, 1985. Near Mint- ... $9.99
One of several solo David Byrne albums from around the time the Talking Heads were getting ready to call it quits. This set differs a bit more than the Catherine Wheel even though both are music for theater/dance/performance pieces, with this suite of music being inspired by New Orleans brass bands, though you might not otherwise make that connection if it weren't explicitly laid out in the notes. The group is a large one, primarily made up of horns, but with Paul Humphrey and Bobbye Hall on drums and percussion, and feature some real ringers in the brass section, including Don Myrick, Ernie Watts, Pete Christlieb and Fred Wesley. Tracks include "Tree", "In The Upper Room", "Sound Of Business", "Admiral Perry", "I Bid You Goodnight", "In The Future", "Where The Sun Never Goes Down", "Theadora Is Dozing", "Social Studies", "Winter", and "The Jungle Book". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch & some light wear.)

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New ChameleonChameleon ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A funky soul group produced by Fred Wesley and Azar Lawrence, with a sound that's got a bit of the Horny Horns feel to it. Lawrence sings and plays saxes on the album, in a way that's very different than on his mid-70s Fantasy recordings – with a mix of late P-Funk and early 80s bass-heavy grooves, but still with some slight touches of fusion to give the set a bit more soul. Titles include "Unfair Affair", "Mysteryoso", "Game Of Life", "Come Into My Life", "For You", and "Get Up". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Bob DylanJohn Wesley Harding ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A pivotal album for Dylan – featuring complicated dark little numbers like "All Along The Watchtower", "The Ballad Of Frankie Lee & Judas Priest", "I Am A Lonesome Hobo", "I Pity The Poor Immigrant", "The Wicked Messenger", "As I Went Out One Morning", and "Down Along The Cove". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Vyacheslav Ganelin/Vladimir Chekasin/Vladimir TaraSemplice ... LP
Melodiya (Russia), 1984. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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New Lesley GoreGolden Hits Of Lesley Gore ... LP
Mercury, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Canadian pressing from the 70s.)

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New Lesley GoreI'll Cry If I Want To ... LP
Mercury, 1963. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(80s pressing.)

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JBsBreakin' Bread ... LP
People, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
An oft-overlooked gem from the JBs – their last album for People Records, and a stone funk classic that's every bit as essential as the others! The band is still in fine fine form – with none of the fast-funk or proto-disco of some later recordings – and they're working here in some really tight song formats that almost go back to the early days of the group's first few singles. The album's filled with great playing, wonderful grooves, and Fred Wesley's keen sense of humor – which sparks the whole set with a sense of warmth and creative play that show why the JBs are still the greatest funk band ever. Includes the excellent "Little Boy Black", which begins with some tasty James Brown vocals; the oft-sampled "Rockin' Funky Watergate"; plus "Step Child", "Makin Love", and "Rice & Ribs". Not as drawn out as Doing It To Death, but more complicated than Food For Thought, and still a totally essential bit of funk! LP, Vinyl record album

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Idris MuhammadHouse Of The Rising Sun ... LP
Kudu, 1975. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Idris Muhammad's working here in a style that's very different than his heavy-footed funky work on Prestige and Blue Note – and while it's easy to criticize him for not keeping the same old breakbeat funk style, it's also important to give him a lot of credit for pushing his vision way past the simple stock style of the earlier days! The record's a very nice set of complicated jazzy grooves – some a bit cheesy, but many very nice, and with the kind of sophisticated funk arrangements that were on the best Kudu records. No surprise that Dave Matthews is putting together most of the cuts, save for one excellent groove that's arranged by Tom Harrell. Players include Fred Wesley, Ronnie Cuber, Eric Gale, and Wilbur Bascomb – and titles include "Baia", "Sudan", "Hey Pocky A Way", "Theme For New York City", which is based on the same Chopin haunting tune as Serge Gainsbourg's "Jane B"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Maceo Parker & Fred WesleyHorn Riffs For DJ's Volume 2 ... LP
Tuff City, 1992. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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New ParletPleasure Principle ... LP
Casablanca, 1978. Very Good ... $8.99
The pleasure principle is in full effect here – a really special sort of feeling that strongly shows off the female side of the Parliament/Funkadelic mothership! The album's got a groove that's way different than most female disco of the time – more offbeat and angular, thanks to funky backings from George Clinton and crew – with arrangements from Bernie Worell and Fred Wesley that have lots of great twists and turns! In a way, the mix of funk and club almost echoes the vibe of work on the P&P labels – but with a bit more punch and polish too, thanks to Clinton's great production. The whole thing's great – way more than just another female disco album – and titles include "Mr Melody Man", "Cookie Jar", "Love Amnesia", "Misunderstanding", "Are You Dreaming", and "Pleasure Principle". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small mark from price sticker removal.)
Also available Pleasure Principle ... CD 15.99

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Aladar PegePege Live ... LP
Brem (Hungary), 1982. Near Mint- ... $13.99
The great Hungarian bassist, in a variety of live settings! Features Albert Mangesldorff and Erich Kleinschuster on trombones, Nemeth Janos on tenor, Karl Ratzer on guitar, and Fritz Pauer on piano. LP, Vinyl record album

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Elvis PresleyAlternate Aloha ... LP
RCA, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a small smudge on one corner.)

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New Elvis PresleyBlue Hawaii ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $1.99
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(Black label mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has wide clear tape on the top & bottom seams.)

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Elvis PresleyDate With Elvis ... LP
RCA, 1963. Very Good- Gatefold ... $24.99
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(Original mono pressing, catalog number LPM 2011 – black label with dog logo and RCA text in silver! Cover has a "Never Before on LP" sticker, a split seam, and some wear.)

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Elvis PresleyElvis Aron Presley (8LP set) ... LP
RCA, 1980. Sealed 8LPs ... $36.99
A posthumous set, featuring early live material, TV special work, lost singles, and even "Elvis At The Piano"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited and numbered! Still sealed, with a cutout mark – although top seam of shrinkwrap is slightly open.)

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Elvis PresleyElvis Blue ... LP
Starcall (Australia), 1983. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $16.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing. Includes the poster. Cover has a light crease.)

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Elvis PresleyElvis' Golden Records ... LP
RCA, Late 50s/1960s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(Black label stereo pressing.)

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Elvis PresleyFun In Acapulco ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $28.99
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(Original mono pressing – LPM 2756 – with beautiful vinyl and cover, and even the original Elvis inner sleeve!)

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Elvis PresleyGirls Girls Girls ... LP
RCA, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
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(Beautiful 60s mono pressing – LPM 2621. Black label, with dog logo on top.)

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New Elvis PresleyGolden Celebration – 50th Anniversary (6LP box set) ... LP
RCA, Late 50s/1968. Near Mint- 6LP ... $19.99
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(Numbered limited edition.)

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Elvis PresleyHarum Scarum ... LP
RCA, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $7.99
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(Black label stereo pressing, with deep groove. Side 2 has a mark that clicks a bit on track one. Cover has a cutout hole and a bit of seam splitting.)

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Elvis PresleyIt Happened At The World's Fair ... LP
RCA, Mid 60s. Sealed ... $11.99
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(Sealed 70s stereo pressing – APL1 2568. Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Elvis PresleyKing Creole ... LP
RCA, 1958. Sealed ... $48.99
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(60s pressing – LSP 1884(e). Cover has a "stereo effect" sticker in one corner.)

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Elvis PresleyLoving You ... LP
RCA, 1957. Sealed ... $28.99
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(60s pressing – LSP 1515 (e).)

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New Elvis PresleyMoody Blue ... LP
RCA, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
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(Blue vinyl pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Elvis PresleyPot Luck ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
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(Mono 60s pressing. Cover has masking tape on the top and bottom seams, and a rip from old tape on the spine.)

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Elvis PresleySomething For Everybody ... LP
RCA, Early 60s. Very Good ... $29.99
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(60s mono pressing – LPM 2370. Cover has light wear, and a spot of tape on the spine – and a small rip on the back. Vinyl is nice!)

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Elvis PresleySpinout ... LP
RCA, 1966. Very Good ... $4.99
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(Black label mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has edge wear, a spot of old tape on the spine and WGN Library letters on the back.)

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Elvis PresleyWelcome To My World ... LP
RCA, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Elvis Presley/Jerry Lee Lewis/Carl PerkinsOne Million Dollar Quartet – Studio Quality Previously Unissued Recordings ... LP
S Records (UK), 1956. Very Good+ 2LP ... $23.99
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(Cover has a small mark from an old sticker.)

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Sweat BandSweat Band ... LP
Uncle Jam/CBS, 1980. Very Good ... $5.99
A tasty bit of late P-Funk! The album was recorded in 1980, on the wane of the main P-Funk groups – and it features Bootsy and Fred Wesley teaming up on the arrangements, in a set of bass-heavy, mostly instrumental tracks that groove hard like the best early work by Zapp! There's a great jazzy groove to the record – with loads of tasty keyboards, and less of the slapp bass funk that could sometimes ruin other efforts like this. Titles include "Love Munch", "Hyper Space", "Freak to Freak", "Body Shop", and "We Do It All Day Long". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Labels have some marker.)

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VariousRoses & Revolutions ... LP
DST Telecommunications, Early 70s. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
An unusual package – with Roberta Flack, Lena Horne, Nancy Wilson, and Leslie Uggams all coming out as members of Delta Sigma Theta – with help from guests Aretha Franklin and Roscoe Lee Browne. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, with some splitting on the top seams and spine.)

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VariousWizzz – Psychorama Francais 1966 to 1971 ... LP
Born Bad (France), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $19.99
Grooviness abounds! This set's a wonderful batch of obscure French pop tunes – all with a hard Go-Go groove, the kind of fab late 60s sound that you'll rarely find documented well in the world of reissues. The album's one of our favorite collections of groovy French tunes – and it's got an excellent blend of slightly funky styles that feature lots of work on fuzzed-out guitars, organ, and heavy bass – the sorts of ultra-hip sounds you might always dig for on French records, yet never find together in one place as great as this! Titles include "Cuisses Nues, Bottes De Cuir" by Philippe Nicaud, "Bernadette" by L'Oeil, "A Degager" by Les Fleurs De Pavot, "Rouge Rouge" by Christie Laume, "Les Filles C'Est Fait" by Charlotte Leslie, "Le Pape Du Pop" by Stephane Varegues, "Avec Les Oreilles" by Monique Thubert, and "Sexologie" by Danyel Gerard. LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownLove Power Peace – Live At The Olympia Paris 1971 (3LP set) ... LP
Polydor/Sundazed, 1971. New Copy ... Around July 22, 2014 (delayed)
A lost treasure from James Brown & The JBs – a vintage live performance from the early 70s, and one that captures the group at the height of their powers! The format here is very similar to the excellent Revolution Of The Mind set – a totally funky, totally righteous live performance that has James and the group even more energized than in the studio – working with the kind of razor-sharp intensity that made them a legendary funk act – leaping from tune to tune with nary a break at all! Bobby Byrd acts as the MC, and joins James for a bit of vocals – and the group at this point still includes Bootsy Collins on bass, plus loads of great guitar from Catfish Collins, and Fred Wesley on trombone and Jabo Starks on drums. Dave Matthews handled some of the arrangements – and titles include "Soul Power", "Sex Machine", "Bewildered", "It's A New Day", "Ain't It Funky Now", "Brother Rapp", "Super Bad", "Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose", and "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag/I Got You/I Got The Feelin". Note – this is the first presentation of the material exactly the way that James Brown intended – as a 3LP set, without the remixing from the previous CD – pulled right from the original reels! LP, Vinyl record album

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New JBsFood For Thought (150 gram virgin vinyl with bonus purple 7" single) ... LP
People/Get On Down, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Around August 12, 2014
The classic first album by The JBs – James Brown's Fred Wesley-led backing band, and the force behind most of his greatest records of the early 70s! The set collects some of the group's best early singles, and includes all of the short little funky cuts that made them a legend right out of the box – "Pass the Peas", "The Grunt", "These Are The JBs", "Hot Pants Road", "Wine Spot", "To My Brother", "Blessed Blackness", "Theme From King Heroin", "Escapism (parts 1 & 2), and "Gimme Some More" – all together here in one tight little album of massive funky hard beats and breaks! LP, Vinyl record album

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New George BensonGood King Bad ... LP
CTI, 1975. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet 70s funk from George Benson – an album that's a bit smoother than some of his earlier work, but still free from the commercial polish of his later hits! Maestro David Matthews is at the helm for this session – and most numbers have a full backing from players who include some of the best of the CTI/Kudu generation – including Ronnie Foster and Bobby Lyle on keyboards, Joe Farrell on flute, Fred Wesley on trombone, Eric Gale on rhythm guitar, Dave Friedman on vibes, and Steve Gadd on drums – who manages to kick in a nicely funky undercurrent, even on some of the mellower numbers. George's guitar is filled with warmly chromatic hues – gliding away nicely on titles that include the slow funky "Em", plus "Siberian Workout", "Shell Of A Man", "Hold On I'm Coming", "One Rock Don't Make No Boulder", and "Theme From Good King Bad". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Bootsy CollinsBootsy? Player Of The Year ... LP
Warner, 1978. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
What can we say? Bootsy's on top of the world here – not only The Player Of The Year, but also the most soulful artist in the P-Funk stable, and a master of the smooth, sly, slinky groove that would forever be taken up by bands from LA – both in the immediate soul years and in later sampling hip hop ones. The record's got a sophisticated soul approach that moves the music way past slapped basslines and funny glasses – and thanks to top-line musicianship, including some help from Fred Wesley, Bootsy avoids any cliches that might have buried this one under the mountain of P-Funk albums hitting the market at the same time. Includes the monster track "Hollywood Squares" – plus "May The Force Be With You", "Very Yes", "Bootsy?", and "Bootzilla". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the die-cut glasses. Cover has some light wear and small stains.)

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New Bootsy CollinsOne Giveth, The Count Taketh Away ... LP
Warner, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Bootsy Collins steps strongly from the shadow of George Clinton here – and wrote, arranged, and produced most of the album himself! Of course, George was having plenty of his own troubles at the time – but that only allowed Bootsy to take the helm even more, and step out with a batch of grooves that still keeps his star power plenty high. Of course, he's got some great help here too – from Fred Wesley & The Horny Horns, Midnight Star, Godmomma, and P-Funk regulars Bernie Worrell and Gary Shider – all of whom help contribute some classic elements to grooves that include "Shine O Myte", "#1 Funkateer", "So Nice You Name Him Twice", "Take A Lickin & Keep On Tickin", and "Countracula". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark & some light wear.)

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New JBsBreakin' Bread ... LP
People, 1974. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An oft-overlooked gem from the JBs – their last album for People Records, and a stone funk classic that's every bit as essential as the others! The band is still in fine fine form – with none of the fast-funk or proto-disco of some later recordings – and they're working here in some really tight song formats that almost go back to the early days of the group's first few singles. The album's filled with great playing, wonderful grooves, and Fred Wesley's keen sense of humor – which sparks the whole set with a sense of warmth and creative play that show why the JBs are still the greatest funk band ever. Includes the excellent "Little Boy Black", which begins with some tasty James Brown vocals; the oft-sampled "Rockin' Funky Watergate"; plus "Step Child", "Makin Love", and "Rice & Ribs". Not as drawn out as Doing It To Death, but more complicated than Food For Thought, and still a totally essential bit of funk! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available Breakin' Bread ... LP 9.99

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New JBsFood For Thought (180 gram pressing) ... LP
People, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The classic first album by The JBs – James Brown's Fred Wesley-led backing band, and the force behind most of his greatest records of the early 70s! The set collects some of the group's best early singles, and includes all of the short little funky cuts that made them a legend right out of the box – "Pass the Peas", "The Grunt", "These Are The JBs", "Hot Pants Road", "Wine Spot", "To My Brother", "Blessed Blackness", "Theme From King Heroin", "Escapism (parts 1 & 2), and "Gimme Some More" – all together here in one tight little album of massive funky hard beats and breaks! LP, Vinyl record album

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New Elvis PresleyElvis – Aloha From Hawaii Via Satellite ... LP
RCA, 1973. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Quadradisc pressing in the die-cut cover, with printed inner sleeves.)

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New Elvis PresleyElvis (1956) ... LP
RCA, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Rip It Up", "Paralyzed", "Old Shep", "Ready Teddy", "So Glad You're Mine", "Long Tall Sally", and "First In Line". LP, Vinyl record album
(60s black label stereo pressing, LSP-1382(e)..)

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New Elvis PresleyElvis Presley ... LP
RCA, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Blue Suede Shoes", "Tutti Fruitti", "Money Honey", "Blue Moon", "Just Because", and "I Got A Woman". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s black label pressing.)
Also available Elvis Presley ... CD 1.99

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New Walter Scharf/Leslie Bricusse & Anthony NewleyWilly Wonka & The Chocolate Factory ... LP
Paramount, Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A wild record – as wild as the movie, and with lots of vocals and dialogue from the soundtrack! Walter Scharf arranged and conducted the tracks – based on the original score by Bricusse & Newley – and titles include "Charlie's Paper Run", "The Candy Man", "Oomp Loompa", "The Wondrous Boat Ride", "Wonkavator", "The Bubble Machine", and "Pure Imagination". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some aging, with some discoloratoin and a bit of rippling along the opening.)

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New SOS BandSOS ... LP
Tabu, 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The seminal first album from the SOS Band – a record that really showcases the new sound of soul for the 80s, yet still holds onto all the best elements of the previous decade too! These guys have a great ear for groovers – well-demonstrated by the play they got on the dancefloor – yet they've also got a deeper sense of soul than some of their club contemporaries as well – heard not just on the ensemble vocals for the upbeat tracks, but especially on some of the album's great mellow steppers too! It's these laidback cuts that have always kept the album strong for us – showing that SOS are way more than just another fast funk band, and can really go deep, and stay with it for the long haul. Fred Wesley helped a bit on the arrangements – and titles include "Take Your Time", "Love Won't Wait For Love", "SOS (Dit Dit Dit Dash Dash Dash Dit Dit Dit)", "Take Love Where You Find It", and "Open Letter". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover and label have some marker.)

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New Fred Wesley & The Horny HornsBlow For Me, A Toot To You ... LP
Atlantic, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
After Fred Wesley and Maceo Parker came head to head with James Brown in the mid 70s, they broke off and formed the Horny Horns contingent – a tight funky backing section that's featured on a number of late 70s funk sessions, and which also recorded some extremely nice numbers on their own! This first album has the group working with George Clinton and Bootsy, who was a friend of Fred and Maceo from the old days – and who could really use the tight playing of some James Brown-trained musicians to smooth out their groove. This album was the group's first – and it's still their best – forging a massive new funk sound with the best elements of the old JBs fused through Clinton and Bootsy's P-Funk filter. Includes the monster funk cut "Fourplay" – a standout classic that features a funky break, hard solos, and all the other elements you'd need to make a great funky instrumental. Other tracks include "Between The Sheets", "Peace Fugue", and a version of "Up For The Down Stroke". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover and label have some marker.)

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New VariousC'Est Chic! – French Girl Singers Of The 60s ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic French femmes from the 60s – and a great illustration of the way that girl power really took over the sound of the Parisian scene at the time! These tunes have a punch that few American or British tracks of the period could ever hope to match – a way of staying sweet, yet really hitting hard with a groove – sometimes with fuzzy guitars or organ, sometimes with a fuller blast of orchestrations – always completely charming and immediately appealing – even if you can't understand the lyrics! Most numbers feature work by some top-shelf arrangers from the tight Parisian scene – including Alain Goraguer, Jacques Denjean, Michel Colombier, and Ivan Julien – and titles include "Le Coeur Au Bout Des Doights" by Jacqueline Taieb, "Laisser Tomber Les Filles" by France Gall, "Voila" by Francois Hardy, "Il Suffit D'Un Jour" by Liz Brady, "L'Adorable Femme Des Neiges" by Christie Laume, "Impatiente" by Les Gams, and "Les Filles C'Est Fait Pour Faire L'Amore" by Charlotte Leslie. LP, Vinyl record album
(Pressed on colored vinyl.)

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New James BrownReality ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the last great albums from James Brown! Not as totally sublime as Payback or some of the others from the 70s – but James is still working here with Fred Wesley and Dave Matthews – and many of the cuts retain the funk of a few years past. Case in point is the sublime "Funky President" – a super-dope track that mixes politics and funk, and which is one of our favorite James Brown tracks from the 70s. Other cuts include "All For One", "Check Your Body", "Reality", and "Further Up The Road". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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New James BrownSex Machine Today ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
A great little album by The Godfather – one that takes the core James Brown sound of the "Sex Machine" generation, and serves it up with a tighter mid 70s twist! Fred Wesley is still very firmly at the helm of the band – and there's a power here that's equal to the later JBs work on the Breakin Bread album. The grooves are nicely free of the "fast funk" syndrome that crept into James' work a few years later as his answer to disco – and are super tight all the way through! The LP includes a 12 minute remake of "Sex Machine" that's worth the price alone – plus the funk cuts "Dead On It", "Problems", and "Deep In It". Nice stuff – and plenty of funkiness to go around! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear, and some flaking on the spine.)

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New Jacques LoussierTu Seras Terriblement Gentille (aka You Only Love Once) (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Decca (France), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A killer set of grooves – and one of our favorite-ever soundtracks! The album's an incredible blend of swirling strings and mod French rhythms – a perfect 60s backdrop for the film, and a record that's unlike anything else we can think of! Some tunes have a really groovy jerk-style rhythms, but others have a more sweeping style that's equally great – and together, the tunes make for a perfect blend of music, one that makes the album an all-killer, no-filler record! Titles include the massive "Clara's Jerk" – which has some Pierre Henry-like electronics, and a very cool groove – plus "Leslie's Jerk", "Sortie Metro", "Generique", "Top Cover Girl", "Ballade Dans Paris", "Baiser", "Kam-Tcha-Tka", and "Ballet Photo Rouge". LP, Vinyl record album

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New ParletPlay Me Or Trade Me ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
Groovy female club tracks – with George Clinton producing, and funky horn arrangements by Fred Wesley and the usual crew. A bit more uptempo than regular P-Funk material, but with some nice moments, nonetheless. Tracks include "Wolf Tickets", "I'm Mo Be Hittin' It", "Funk Until the Edge of Time", and "Help from My Friends". LP, Vinyl record album

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New White Mandingos (Murs, Darryl Jenifer)Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me (white vinyl – with download) ... LP
Fat Beats, 2013. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Tripped out, heavy hip hop from the unlikely trio of west coast indie veteran Murs, Ego Trip's Sascha Jenkins and DC hardcore legend/Bad Brains bassist Darryl Jenifer! A pretty cool mix of uncompromising lyrics, heavy bass and waves of dissonant guitar. It's unlike anything else out there, circa summer '13! Includes "The Ghetto Is Tryna Kill Me", "Black-N-White", "Warn A Brotha", "Wifey", "King Of New York", "My Weapon", "I Like You", "Wesley Snipes", "My First White Girl", "Mandingo Rally", "Too Late" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Friend SoundJoyride ... LP
RCA, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A wild batch of instrumental psychedelia – with plenty of avant garde touches thrown in! This is the sort of record that always restores our faith in major labels – and it makes us realize that no matter how many Elvis Presley albums RCA was selling in the 60s, there was also room to put out odd little record like this one. The enigmatic Friend Sound are kind of a loose collective of hippie jazz musicians – playing flute, organ, guitars, percussion, piano, recorder, shovel (shovel?), finger cymbals, and just about anything else that seemed to be handy – and they had a style that was kind of like free-jamming jam band stuff, but with out the skill of most jam bands. Ok, it sounds like we're talking ourselves into a corner – but the record's pretty darn compelling. It's kind of like the band and the engineers took a bucketful of drugs – so many that they got really mellow and dark – then went into the studio to cut a tripped-out album of instrumentals. The whole thing comes across with the same "anything goes" spirit of the NY 60s underground film scene – but with none of the silliness of bands like The Fugs – and it's that kind of energy that makes us love this one, and be proud that we're just giving it a space to exist. Titles include "Childhood's End", "Lost Angel Proper St", and "The Empire Of Light". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Walter Scharf/Leslie Bricusse & Anthony NewleyWilly Wonka & The Chocolate Factory (advance radio pressing) ... LP
Paramount, Early 70s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A wild record – as wild as the movie, and with lots of vocals and dialogue from the soundtrack! Walter Scharf arranged and conducted the tracks – based on the original score by Bricusse & Newley – and titles include "Charlie's Paper Run", "The Candy Man", "Oomp Loompa", "The Wondrous Boat Ride", "Wonkavator", "The Bubble Machine", and "Pure Imagination". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has light wear, masking tape on the top and bottom seams, and clear tape on the spine.)

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New Larry YoungGroove Street ... LP
Prestige, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A very tight early session by the great organist Larry Young! The album's quite different than Young's later Blue Note work – more in-the-pocket soul jazz, but filled with the expansive sensibility that would later have him take off for the heavens. The biggest example of this tendency is the track "Talking Bout JC" – a cut dedicated to John Coltrane (who Young used to jam with, although sadly never on record!), recorded more famously later on Blue Note, but still sounding pretty hip here in an early take. The group on the set is a quartet that includes guitarist Thornel Schwartz and tenorist Bill Leslie (with whom he cut an album for Argo, under the name of Lawrence Olds) – and other tracks include "Gettin' Into It" (which is 15 minutes long) and "Groove Street". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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