Incredible vocals from Jan & Dean – a set that really has the duo taking off wonderfully – with soaring harmonies that are even better than before! The pair were already great from the start, but their singing really hits the limit here – often working with a bit less ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has a split bottom seam, a split bottom seam with some tape residue, a small split on the top seam, and some light stains on the back.)
Jean Michel Jarre —
Zoolook ... LP Dreyfus (France), 1984. Very Good ...
World sounds meet 80s electronics – and the result is a groundbreaking batch of tracks from Jean-Michel Jarre, one that sounds a heck of a lot better today than we remember 20 years ago! Jarre's got a great sound here – dark, evocative, and with enough colonialist tension between the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Livin Above Your Head", "I'll Remember You", "The Grass Will Sing", "Baby Come Home", "Stop The Cock", "The Sun Ain't Gonna Shine Anymore", and "Too Many Times Diana". LP, Vinyl record album
Early genius from these Bay Area stalwarts – one of the greatest rock records of its time! Surrealistic Pillow is the second Jefferson Airplane album, but they took a number of huge creative leaps in the 8 months or so between their debut record and this one. This one is where they're ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Best Buy Series pressing. Cover has some wear and a crease on one corner.)
A great later album from Jefferson Airplane – done with an allstar roster of fellow counterculture heroes and late 60s icons in the studio – including David Crosby, Jerry Garcia, Steven Stills, and Nicky Hopkins! It's an incredible mix of breezy harmonies and killer melodies, but those ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Lost late 60s psychedelia from Doug Jerebine – recorded in London after leaving New Zealand and before a spiritual search that led him to India – buzzing, Hendrix-ian greatness that more than lives up to that lofty comparision! Jerebine plays all the guitar and bass here, with drums by ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Feircely rocking work from Jerusalem – a little-known band who cut this great debut for Deram in 1972! The group have a really heavy Black Sabbath sort of sound – with excellent lead guitars from Bob Cooke, and a sinister sound that has the grooves really dipping down into the depths, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A bit of old, and a bit of new – and includes some great live material on the second half, including the extended "By Kind Permission Of" and "Dharma For One" – and the great "Christmas Song". Other titles include "Bouree", "Song For ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing, with green labels – in hardcover book-like design, with booklet. Booklet is detached.)
Beautiful early work from Jethro Tull – a formative set that really has the group deepening both their themes and their music! Titles include "A New Day Yesterday", "Back To The Family", "Fat Man", "Reasons For Waiting", "Nothing Is Easy", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Green label Chrysalis pressing. Pop up is unglued on one side.)
Funky bluesy flutey magic from The Tull – includes a wonderful version of Roland Kirk's "Serenade To A Cuckoo" – plus "My Sunday Feeling", "Dharma For One", "It's Breaking Me Up", and "Song For Jeffrey". LP, Vinyl record album
The first 2 albums for Asylum by post-Spirit rockers Jo Jo Gunne – the self-titled set and the follow-up Bite Down Hard – back-to-back with a couple of bonus tracks, to boot! Jo Jo Gunne the album, from 1972, is probably the they'd ever put out – a straight-forward set that's ... read moreCD
A wonderful early record from Elton John – recorded live in the studio, and with a freer, more open vibe than some of his other albums! Titles include a very long version of "Burn Down The Mission" – plus "Bad Side Of The Moon", "Take Me To The Pilot", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Elton back when he was genius, and unlike anyone else – with titles that include "Ballad Of A Well Known Gun", "Son Of Your Father", "Burn Down The Mountain", "Love Song", and "Where To Now St Peter". LP, Vinyl record album
The stellar solo debut of Janis Joplin – fronting her own Kozmic Blues Band after the break from Big Brother! The raw emotion of her voice is as impressive as ever here – and there is more of a rockin' blues vibe here than on her earlier records – thanks the killer horn section ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a mark from price sticker removal & some creasing.)
Janis Joplin —
In Concert ... LP Columbia, 1972. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
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Janis Joplin —
Pearl ... LP Columbia, 1971. Very Good- ...
The sound of a legend – a raw rocking classic from Janis Joplin – arguably the most perfectly-formed record from her all-too-short run in modern music! There's a focus here that's even sharper than before – and a rising of the funky undercurrents that Janis always had in her ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has some wear.)
Dead Man ... LP Hookah/Numero, 1970. New Copy (reissue)...
Just Sold Out!
A rare slab of underground hard rock from Josefus – circa 1970, and a good half decade ahead of its time! It's got a walloping, fuzz-drenched blue rock swagger you might expect from subterranean TX rockers at the time – but the Zeppelin-y vocals, and overall dark and sludgy Sabbath-y ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the weirdest albums to ever come out on Scepter Records – one of the label's few psych offerings, and a real monster all the way through! The enigmatic Joseph hails from Texas, and he's got the same weird blend of fuzzy elements and bluesy roots as some of the most freewheeling groups ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Joy Division live at The Warehouse in Preston, England! There's a raw intensity here mightily impressive – an aural facet that brings out in even deeper bit of tension Joy Division's already haunting songs. Joy Division reputation as an incredible live experience is something too few of us ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great counterpart to the legendary self-titled album from July – material recorded in a private setting, to predate that psych masterpiece – but every bit as stunning overall! The quality of this work goes way beyond its origins as demo material – as the sound is wonderful, the ... read moreCD
A great counterpart to the legendary self-titled album from July – material recorded in a private setting, to predate that psych masterpiece – but every bit as stunning overall! The quality of this work goes way beyond its origins as demo material – as the sound is wonderful, the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pop psych from the UK scene of the late 60s – a group who clearly draw lots of inspiration from the American generation that includes The Left Bank, Association, and Yellow Balloon – working here in a fantastic debut album that's as rare as it is groovy! The sound is right on the money ... read moreCD
A prime set of rare material from Greek electronic music pioneer Vangelis Katsoulis! Sleeping Beauties rouses some great pieces from rare releases original released in 1987 and 1990 – plus some equally strong unreleased material from that period – and couple of more recent recordings. ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Great great work from Keith – one of those overlooked pop talents of the 60s, but one who really came across with a great sound at the time – kind of a mix of Burt Bacharach arrangements with a pop psych sort of edge! The tunes are sweet, but swinging too – and Keith's got this ... read moreCD
An album so heavy, it blew plenty of minds when first released at the end of the 60s! This set's the first-ever utterance from the King Crimson empire – the initial outing of the group, which featured Greg Lake on vocals, and lots of airy, darkly atmospheric guitar from the legendary Robert ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
King Crimson —
Lizard ... LP Atlantic, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ...
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(Red & green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)
King Crimson —
Red ... LP Atlantic, 1974. Very Good ...
One of the heaviest early King Crimson albums – a set that really has the group taking off even more than before – pushing the needles way into the red with their own sort of sonic intensity! The group's a trio this time around – with the legendary Robert Fripp on guitar, really ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing on Island, with the pink rimmed label! Cover has some light wear, with unglued top and bottom seams.)
A groovy American International Pictures (which is to say charming and kinda seedy) beach movie from the mid 60s – starring Annette Funicello, Dwayne Hickman, Mickey Rooney, and Buster Keaton (!!!) – with an even groovier soundtrack! The Kingsmen really only did 2 songs on the set ... read moreCD
Originally recorded for a TV special in 1969 – but one of the Kinks' greatest albums ever! The semi-concept album traces the woes, worries, and hopes of a British family, as one half is on the verge of emigration to Australia. The work comes out of the sort of songwriting that Ray Davies ... read moreCD