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Chuck BerrySt Louis To Liverpool ... LP
Chess, 1964. Very Good ... $19.99
Almost all original tunes from Chuck Berry – and a lot more St Louis than Liverpool! (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has moderate waviness, staining & flaking due to moisture.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryFresh Berrys ... LP
Chess, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mid 60s album by Berry, and unlike a lot of other Chess full lengths at the time, this set features more new tunes than those pulled from 45s. 12 tracks in all, including "It Wasn't Me", "Run, Joe", "Every Day We Rock & Roll", "One For My Baby (And One For The Road)", "Welcome Back, Pretty Baby", "It's My Own Business", "Right Off Rampart Street", "Vaya Con Dios", "Merrily We Rock & Roll", "My Mustang Ford", "Ain't That Just Like A Woman" and "Wee Hour Blues". (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue fade label pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryMaybellene/Wee Wee Hours ... 7-inch
Chess, 1955. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue & silver label pressing. Label has a sticker.)

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✨✧ Howlin WolfLondon Sessions ... LP
Chess, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A famous date that showcases the Chess Records influence on the sound of the Brit rock scene – one that has a number of key players "giving back" to the label, and working on a special date with Howlin Wolf! Wolf's rough vocals are in the lead on all tracks, and he also plays a bit of harmonica and guitar as well – and other artists include Steve Winwood on piano and organ, Eric Clapton on guitar, Bill Wyman on bass, and Charlie Watts on drums – all players who are respectful of the original bluesy sound of Chess, and who clearly dig the opportunity to show off their chops in the setting. Titles include "I Ain't Superstitious", "Poor Boy", "Do The Do", "Red Rooster", "Built For Comfort", "What A Woman", "Highway 49", "Who's Been Talking", and "Rocking Daddy". (Blues, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerryMore Chuck Berry ... LP
Chess, Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The title's certainly straightforward and to the point – but then again, there's not a lot to say about this one except that it's pure Chuck Berry all the way through! The album may well be one of Chuck's most -hit filled, as it's overflowing with classics like "Rock & Roll Music", "Maybellene", "Roll Over Beethoven", "Johnny B Goode", and "Back In The USA" – but it also includes some other numbers like "Let It Rock", "Come On", and "Round & Round". (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has some wear & aging.)

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✨✧ Chuck BerrySan Francisco Dues ... CD
Chess/Get On Down, 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the weirdest Chuck Berry albums ever – and one of the greatest, too! The sound here is very different than the hard rockin Berry of the early days – and the record's got kind of a laidback, trippy, and slightly bluesy approach – one that has Chuck singing in these homey vocals we really love, and playing guitar with this kind of watery tone that's really unique – almost airy, but still with a bit of bite – and really quite hard to peg! Backing is relatively spare – electric and acoustic piano, rhythm guitar, bass, and drums – and the whole thing is very rootsy, with tracks that include "Your Lick", "Festival", "Bordeux In My Pirough", "My Dream", "Viva Rock & Roll", "Lonely School Days", and "Let's Do Our Thing Together". (Soul, Rock) CD

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✨✧ Howlin WolfLondon Sessions ... CD
Chess/MCA, 1989. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A famous date that showcases the Chess Records influence on the sound of the Brit rock scene – one that has a number of key players "giving back" to the label, and working on a special date with Howlin Wolf! Wolf's rough vocals are in the lead on all tracks, and he also plays a bit of harmonica and guitar as well – and other artists include Steve Winwood on piano and organ, Eric Clapton on guitar, Bill Wyman on bass, and Charlie Watts on drums – all players who are respectful of the original bluesy sound of Chess, and who clearly dig the opportunity to show off their chops in the setting. Titles include "I Ain't Superstitious", "Poor Boy", "Do The Do", "Red Rooster", "Built For Comfort", "What A Woman", "Highway 49", "Who's Been Talking", and "Rocking Daddy". (Blues, Rock) CD
 
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✨✧ Bill Black's ComboBill Black's Combo Plays Tunes By Chuck Berry ... CD
Hi Records/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1964. Used ... $11.99
A whole set of rocking instrumentals from the Bill Black Combo – their own Memphis instrumental versions of tunes recorded by Chuck Berry at Chess – served up in the group's trademark blend of guitar, organ, and tenor sax! There's a bit more guitar than usual on some of the cuts – an obvious nod to Berry's prowess on the instrument – yet other tunes have the tenor taking this place, and working some cool groovy sounds with the lead instrument lines. Titles include "Roll Over Beethoven", "Sweet Little Sixteen", "School Days", "Carol", "Maybellene", "Thirty Days", and "Reelin & Rockin". (Soul, Rock) CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Herbal Mixture/GroundhogsPlease Leave My Mind ... LP
Distortions, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
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 a couple tunes, with the tracks "Rock Me Baby", "Shake It", "Someone To Love", "Hallelujah", "I'll Never Fall In Love Again" and "Over You Baby". The Herbal Mixture tunes have a blues & soul influence, but take on the more buzzing and heavier guitar possibilities of the coming psych era, with the tunes "Please Leave My Mind", "A Love That Died", "Over You Baby", "Machines" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MaudsHold On ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A surprisingly groovy outing from the Chicago scene of the 60s – a garagey group, but one with some soulful touches too! The set was partially recorded at Chess studios, and Eddie Higgins handled some of the arrangements – and the record features versions of "Knock On Wood", "Harlem Shuffle", "When Something Is Wrong With My Baby", "Mercy Mercy Mercy", and "Hold On". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has wear. Vinyl has marks that cause clicks & crackles throughout.)

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✨✧ Salloom SinclairSalloom Sinclair & The Mother Bear ... LP
Cadet, 1968. Used ... Out Of Stock
Funk folks unfurling their freak flag, hailing from Tennessee – but working under the aegis of Marshall Chess and Abner Spector in the crossover mode of some of the other Cadet Concept albums from the time, plying a righteous verging-on-soul vibe that a lot of the hippy generation seemed to favor – and we mean that in the best possible way! Roger Salloom and Robin Sinclair sing together on most tracks, in a R&B influenced style you might imagine coming out of the Bay Area, over heavy organ driven grooves with some nice fuzzed out guitar. Titles include "Violence Blam Blam I'm Sorry", "Lesson At The Delicatessen", "Motorcycle", "One More Try", "I'm Comin Home Again", "Sleep", "Faith Has Been Given", and "Animal". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Archie WhitewaterArchie Whitewater (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cadet/Get On Down, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A damn legendary record from the last years of Chess Records – and for good reason, too! Archie Whitewater were a group that was years ahead of its time – a rock combo, but one with real genre-crossing sensibilities that made them perfect for the experimental styles at the Cadet/Concept side of Chess – the same slice of the musical universe that gave us Rotary Connection and important productions from Charles Stepney! The sound here has some surprisingly soulful elements at times – especially the instrumentation, which features some great break moments that get nice and funky, and strands of soulful jazz and blues that really make the music way different than most other groups we can think of – or maybe a bit like a rare elite who shared such visionary territory with Archie Whitewater, such as Shades Of Joy on their first Fontana record. The keyboards and sax lines are as great as the drums – and the vocals have a melancholy undercurrent that's a really refreshing change from some of the overly-postured modes you'd get from other groups in 1970. Titles include the sublime sample cut "Cross Country" – but there's loads of other nice ones with the same stripped-down "Dusty Fingers" sort of groove – and other titles include "Life Is A River", "Home Again", "Lament For The Walking Dead", "Seacoast", "Country To the City", "Friends & Neighbors", and "Mist Of The Early Morning". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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VariousBlack Gold Vol 1 ... CD
Flight To Oblivion, 1960s. Used ... $7.99
27 tracks of music from the Heartbreakers, the Caribbeans, the Five Letters, the Kilts, Hal Davis, the Big Five, the Silhouettes, the Chessmen, the Creations, the Nip Tones & more. (Soul, Rock) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousHangman's Blues – Prison Songs In Country Music 1956 to 1972 ... CD
Omni (Australia), Late 50s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Country music is no stranger to the prison walls – not just because big stars like Merle Haggard, Johnny Cash, and David Allen Coe were all incarcerated at one time – but also because the theme of time in jail was a standard in the music, almost from the very start! This totally excellent set – put together by the same folks who gave us Hillbillies In Hell – skips the early years of country/prison songs, and picks up right during the early days of rock and roll – a time when hard living was harder than ever, and themes of incarceration were a well-established part of the country scene. Most of the numbers here are straight country tunes, but with a very dark edge – and they're mixed with some rawer rockers that really keep things interesting – as does the overall presentation of the music. Titles include a great version of the Harlan Howard-penned, Johnny Cash-popularized "The Wall", sung by Freddie Hart – plus "Jailer Jailer" by Jim Carter, "Crash Out" by Jaycee Hill, "Sixteen Hundred Miles" by Dee Mullins, "The Ballad of Carl Chessman" by Ronnie Hawkins, "Caryl Chessman" by Country Johnny Mathis, "The Chair" by Marty Robbins, "Run" by Stonewall Jackson", "Twelve Years On Death Row" by Hoyle Miller", "Ball & Chain" by Tommy Faile, "I Always Did Like Leavenworth" by George Kent, "The Eyes Of Death" by Danny Dill, "I Got Stripes" by Howard Crockett, "21 Miles To Lake Charles Prison" by Johnny Paycheck, and "(I Heard That) Lonesome Whistle by Porter Wagoner. (Folk/Country, Rock) CD

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VariousRiot City – Rocking Northwest Instrumentals ... CD
Jerden/Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $7.99 18.99
There must have been something in the water up in the Pacific Northwest back in the 60s – because for some reason, that tiny corner of America was home to a hell of a lot of rocking little combos – a good deal of whom are featured on this set! These guys are so great, they don't need any vocals at all – as most of these Northwest groups manage to say as much with a guitar line, sax solo, or keyboard part as other groups would with a vocal – and we might even say that the lack of lyrics gives these cuts even more of an edge than some of their contemporaries, as there's no outdated lyrical references or silly chorus parts – just searing instrumentation all the way through, played by some hot-blooded young musicians. All cuts come from the Jerden label – although some were never issued back in the day – and the collection features great notes by 60s indie rock historian Alec Palao, who also put the whole thing together. Titles include "Riot City" by Rocky & His Friends, "Sticky" by James Henry & The Olympics, "David's Mood" by Dave Lewis, "Mr Meadowlands" by The Chessmen, "Hitch Hiking Home" by Johnny & The Velvetones, "Purple Peanuts" by The Beachcombers, "Black Cat" by The Checkers, "Excelsior" by The Adventurers, "Driving Home" by Doug Robertson & The Good Guys, and "Banzai Pipeline" by Danny & The Seniors. CD

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✨✧ VariousGirl Group Sound Vol 8 – The Early Years ... CD
Shaboom, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
23 tracks from Candy Reed & group, Pearl Woods & group, the Jilettes, Tootsie & the Versatiles, the Candletts, the Duchesses, Flo Fay & group, the Deltairs, the Dream Girls, the Candlelights & more. (Soul, Rock) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAnswer To Everything – Girl Answer Songs Of The 60s ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great gimmick, and a great little collection – a batch of all-female "answer" songs to hits sung by bigger male artists of the 60s! As was common back in that decade, if one artist issued a hit, another might piggy-back off its popularity by recording an answer song – a tune that sometimes made fun of the famous numbers, or other times offered up a different side to the story – such as the female perspective to the tale told by the male singer in the lyrics. This 28 track package is an amazing array of lesser-known answer songs – tunes that responded to hits like "Runaround Sue", "King Of The Road", "This Diamond Ring", "Tell Laura I Love Her", "Walk On By", "I Like It Like That", and many more familiar songs – all supported with notes on the tunes and singers. Titles include "Queen Of The House" by Jody Miller, "I'm No Run Around" by Ginger Davis & The Snaps, "Don't Let Him Shop Around" by Debbie Dean, "They Took You Away I'm Glad I'm Glad" by Josephine, "I'll Just Walk On By" by Margie Singleton, "Duchess Of Earl" by The Pearlettes, "Son In Law" by The Blossoms, "I'll Be There" by Damita Jo, and "I'll Believe It When I See It" by The Sierras. (Soul, Rock) CD
 
 
 



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