A fantastic bit of early experimentation from Hafler Trio – a set in which they rework recordings made in Sweden in 1972 – telling the tale of the (possibly fake) Robert Spridgeon and his Robol Laboratories! LP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Kiss On My List", "Gotta Lotta Nerve", "Hard To Be In Love With You", "Everytime You Go Away", "You've Lost That Lovin Feelin", "Diddy Doo Wop", and "You Make My Dreams". (Soul, Rock)LP, Vinyl record album
A very groovy little record – one recorded for the late 60s, short-lived, Saturday morning cartoon – the one that had the older Hardy Boys detective duo from kid books turned into a mod little rock band who mixed together music and sleuthing! Given that The Archies, Josie & The ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & splitting. Vinyl plays with clicks & crackles.)
Textural mood pieces and quite beautiful material from Harmonia and Eno – beautiful mid 70s recordings and a few unreleased gems – wholly wonderful material that wierdly didn't see a release for about 30 years! Some of the tunes are sparely furnished, kind of pastoral bits of echoeing ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A real gem in the legendary Deram run from Keef Hartley – and like the rest of his work for the label, a great blend of jazz and rock elements, with a unique sound that's all its own! This time around, Jess Roden's on lead vocals – and he brings in a wonderfully soulful sound to the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a small peeled spot.)
Alex Harvey —
Next ... LP Vertigo (UK), Early 70s. Very Good+ ...
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(80s German pressing with red labels. Cover has light wear.)
Incredible sounds from trumpeter Jon Hassell – a really genre-defining record, and the start of a great run of music for years to come! The album's part of Brian Eno's "fourth world" series – explorations in mixing his own inventive modes with other global styles – but ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The genius of Richie Havens at this point is beyond compare – a unique take on the dying folk sound of the 60s, one that infused it with a deeper sense of soul that helped it get new legs in the Woodstock generation – yet which is also heard here before any of the post-hippie cliches ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A mid 70s masterpiece of heavy space rock from Hawkwind – one of their best albums ever! The sci fi errata that was always such crucial element to Hawkwind's ouvre is of course, still here in force, but the heavier, more insistent and lumbering groove really serves them well – spacey, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has splitting on the top seam & light wear.)
Classic space rock from Hawkwind – a gem from the early years of the legendary group – with long cuts in a proggier, stranger realm than some the more hard rocking records to come! In Search Of Space really sets a mood, with the trippy guitars and overall astral strangeness, and the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(In the special fold-out cover – missing booklet. Cover has some wear.)
A rare vocal outing from Goldie Hawn – recorded early in her career, and kind of a seminal shift away from the goofier side of her Laugh-In years! The style is surprisingly heartfelt, and quite intimate – a bit like that of Claudine Longet's later records at times, which is well suited ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo sticker & some light staining.)
Justin Hayward —
Songwriter ... LP Deram, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Brassy jazzy hard and tight little tracks from this blue-eyed southern soul brother – with production by the great Huey P Meux. The album's core is a rocking southern sound, but there are definitely more soul elements here – and the heavy drums on the set make it super nice and funky! ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, light wear, some seam splitting, and a small mark from sticker removal.)
Rootsy rock with love for country funk & soul, too, from Heads Hands & Feet – the free-wheeling group led by world class guitarist Albert Lee, Chas Hodges on a bunch of rootsy stringed instruments from banjo, to fiddle, guitar and bass – the group's second album and an ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, a name in marker, and light wear.)
Not experienced? Well, this album will help push you over the top – as it's done for decades of listeners from the heyday of young Jimi Hendrix all the way up to the present! The set's a classic through and through – a blueprint not just for the genius of Hendrix, but for generations ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE: POOR CONDITION. Vinyl has heat warpage. Most tracks won't play through. German stereo pressing. Cover has some edge wear – a decent replacement cover for heavily worn one.)
One of those "greatest hits" of Greatest Hits collections – as Smash Hits has come to be regarded by many as a key entry in the cannon of classic rock – thanks to tremendous work from Jimi, bassist Noel Redding, and drummer Mitch Mitchell! Every track here is a gem – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The Jimi Hendrix Experience at their most classic! Tripped out bluesy cosmic rock ferocity and great songs, too – firing on all cylinders here on the middle record of their ultra epic three LP series of unimpeachable greatness. Titles include "EXP", "Up From The Skies", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Bluesy Brit rock & pre-psych material from the Groundhogs – including rare 45s and acetates – plus all of the known psychedelic pop from Tony McPhee's Herbal Mixture! The Groundhogs tunes have a chugging Chess Records derived groove, mixed a bit with a Highway 61 styled backdrop on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A jangle pop masterpiece from The Housemartins – a melodic mid 80s effort that still sounds incredible, and a record that's the very definition of deceptive simplicity in indie pop – with layers and layers of depth underneath the charismatic lead vocals, choruses, chiming guitars & ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)
(Cover appears to have been signed by the artist on back.)
Human League —
Hysteria ... LP Virgin/A&M, 1984. Very Good+ Gatefold ...
A bit later in the classic range for Human League – but still pretty darn great! By this point, Phil Oakey and crew are heading straight for the dancefloor on most numbers – hitting a bassy, slightly funky style that almost comes off like Gang Of Four around the same period – but ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
I Ribelli —
I Ribelli ... LP Contempo (Italy), 1968. Near Mint- (reissue)...
A very groovy group from the Italian scene of the 60s – one that clearly draw a lot of inspiration from both American soul and the garage underground – which is then fused into this really unique Italian language style of its own! There's plenty of fuzz on the guitars, and lots of ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the best of the funky Brit jazz rock combos from the early 70s – with some super-heavy drumming that's just great, and more than a few funky flute riffs to keep the grooves nice and tasty! Sure, plenty of the album's in a rocking vein – but there's also some great groovers that ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some fraying and splitting on the top seam.)
If ... LP Capitol, 1970. Very Good- ...
One of the greatest jazz rock albums to come out of the British scene at the end of the 60s – a record that's filled with tight changes, bluesy overtones, and some wonderfully choppy moments – all played by a legendary lineup that includes Terry Smith on guitar, John Healing on organ, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear & splitting.)
If 2 ... LP Capitol, Early 70s. Very Good+ ...
The sweet second album from If – a Brit jazz-rock combo with a really great sound! The album was produced by Lew Futterman, the talent behind some of Jack McDuff's large-arrangement albums for Blue Note – and Lew seems to bring in a similar ambitious feel to the set that really brings ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Lime green label pressing. Cover has light wear.)
A group pop classic from this early 60s trio – with tight small combo backing, and titles that include "Girl Of My Dreams", "Chiquita", "Honest I Do", "Walking Along", "Hog For You", "I Believe In You", and "My Baby Hully ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album