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Ray Parker JrSex & The Single Man ... LP
Arista, 1985. Sealed ... $0.99
Ray Parker's definitely a single man at this point in his career – leaving behind his earlier role in the Raydio group, and working here as writer and producer on a string of 80s hits! The album follows strongly in the catchy, crossover mode of Parker's work from the middle part of the decade – almost equally balanced between mainstream rock and soul styles of the time – with lots of popping rhythms and plenty of Ray's guitar underneath his vocals. Titles include "I'm A Dog", "Sex & The Single Man", "I'm In Love", "Girls Are More Fun", "Good Time Baby", and "Everybody Wants Someone". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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New Ray Parker JrChartbusters ... LP
Arista, 1985. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very fitting title – not just because of Ray's big fame for the theme of the film Ghostbusters, but also because Parker was really hitting the charts at the time! The album's something of a compilation – one that features a few moments from earlier in Parker's career, mixed with a few fresh tracks out at the time of the record – showing the full range of Ray's talents in the early 80s. Titles include "Ghosbusters (12" single rmx)", "Christmas Time Is Here", "Invasion", "Woman Out Of Control", "A Woman Needs Love", "Jamie", "The Other Woman", and "I've Been Digging You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
 
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BohannonPhase II ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good ... $4.99
A nice disco record from Hamilton Bohannon. The album mainly contains uptempo dance numbers but there are a few slower songs like "Daddy's Little Son" – a dedication to his son whose picture is on the cover of the album. The other tracks are "Andrea", "But What Is A Dream", "Bohannon's Disco Symphony", "Isn't It A Beautiful Morning", "Just Doing My Thang", and "Moving Fast". Some of Bohannon's original band members like Ray Parker, Jr. turn up playing guitar on some of the songs. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear. Labels have some marker.)

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Randy HallI Belong To You ... CD
MCA/PTG (Netherlands), 1984. New Copy ... $18.99
A catchy slice of mid 80s soul from Randy Hall – an excellent musician who handles quite a bit of the instrumentation, on top of being a charismatic singer – and this one's produced by Ray Parker Jr, whose ear for catchy hooks is in top form! Hall spins a lot of plates on his own – most of the vocals, some guitar, bass, keys and programming – but there's a lot of other great players in the studio, including producer Parker – and that dedication to real musicianship puts I Belong To You on higher level than a lot of pop soul, circa '84! Great stuff! Includes "I've Been Watching You (Jamie's Girl)", "A Gentleman", "Feel My Eyes", "She's My Little Star", 'I Want To Touch You", "I Belong To You", "A Real Man" and more. CD

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Charlie ParkerSwedish Schnapps – Genius Of Charlie Parker #8 ... LP
Verve, Early 50s. Good+ ... $8.99
A late 50s album that issues some killer combo material by Bird! One half of the album features work by a group that includes Red Rodney, John Lewis, Ray Brown, and Kenny Clarke – and the other features Parker with Miles Davis, Walter Bishop Jr, Max Roach, and Teddy Kotick. Tracks are short, and include some classics – and the album includes alternate takes of 4 numbers. Titles include "Si Si", "Swedish Schnapps", "Back Home Blues", "Lover Man", "Au Privave", "She Rote", and "Star Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label promo pressing. Cover has some wear and splitting.)

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Jr TuckerJr Tucker ... LP
Geffen, 1983. Sealed ... $7.99
Jr Parker gets some great help from Ray Parker – not that Ray's a family member or anything like that – he's just got a great ear for the kind of groove Jr's going for in his music! Ray produced and plays sweet guitar and keyboards on most tracks – giving the music that great Raydio bounce – which turns out to be a wonderful fit for the youthful Jr's vocals – almost styled in a Michael Jackson mode at points, but a bit deeper at other times too! Titles include "I Was Made For Dancing", "Too Young To Fall In Love", "If It's Love You're After", "Treat Me Right", "Mr Telephone Man", and "Bad Girls". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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VariousCosmic Disco?! Cosmic Rock!!! ... CD
Eskimo (UK), Early 80s. Used ... $4.99
A cool collection of electronic tunes from years past – mostly early 80s numbers, mixed by Marco Dionig and Daniele Baldelli – the latter of whom really helped transform the European scene with his famous nightclub work! The music here marks the shift that Baldelli made with his Cosmic nightclub at the end of the 70s – a move into darker rhythms after years of disco interest – a shift that was aided nicely by some of the more electronic tunes of the post-punk and post-prog years overseas. Tracks on the set are from a really surprising blend of sources, but they all come together beautifully in the mix – and titles include "Say Something" by Fra Lippo Lippi, "Night Like This" by The Romantics, "Mosche Bildt Njet" by Strafe Fur Rebellion, "Body Heat" by Alicia Bridges, "Dansparc" by Martha & The Muffins, "Break Down Barriers" by Translator, "Ink Man" by Kevin Harrison, "Positive Negative" by Positive Noise, "The Other Woman" by Ray Parker Jr, "Ulster Defense" by Bronx Irish Catholics, "Better Be Good To Me" by Spider, "Potatoland Theme" by Spirit, "I Got Your Number" by La Bionda, "Prepare To Energize" by Torch Song, and "50 In A 25 Zone" by Dream Syndicate. CD
 
 
 



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