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✨✧ Bobby DarinAnother Song On My Mind – The Motown Years (Bobby Darin/Darin 1936 to 1973/bonus tracks) ... CD
Motown/Real Gone, Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Bobby Darin on Motown? Stranger things have certainly happened in the music business – and the famous soul label provided a surprisingly welcome home for Darin in the last few years of his life – continuing his late 60s trend of trying out a whole bunch of new styles in his music! First on the CD is the album Bobby Darin – a real lost chapter in his career. Bobby's kind of moving past the self-pity of his folksy years of the late 60s – stepping more strongly with a set of arrangements by Jimmy Haskell and Michael O'Martin, almost soul-like in quality, with an earthy touch to his vocals. Bobby always knew he would die an early death, and within a year of this one, he would pass away, almost quietly, and although it's a bit of a stretch to think that you can hear that in his voice, there's definitely something odd about the record. Tracks include "Sail Away", "I've Already Stayed Too Long", "Shipmates In Cheyenne", "Let It Be Me", and "My First Night Alone Without You". Darin 1936 to 1973 is Bobby D's last LP – issued after his untimely early death, and a real return to classic form – a set that was recorded live in Vegas, and also features a few cuts for the Lady Sings The Blues soundtrack! Darin works with arrangements from Charles Fox, Bill Holman, and Jimmy Haskell – and titles include "Wonderin Where It's Gonna End", "Blue Monday", "Another Song On My Mind", "The Letter", "Don't Think Twice It's All Right", and "Mack The Knife". 2CD set features lots of bonus tracks – 20 of these titles have never been on CD – 18 more titles from Motown singles at the same time! (Vocalists, Rock) CD
 
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Kaiser ChiefsOff With Their Heads ... LP
Universal/Motown, 2008. Near Mint- 2LP ... $16.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner.)

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LibraWinter Day's Nightmare ... LP
Motown, 1976. Sealed ... $3.99
The second Motown release by this group – a nice mix of jazzy soul and rock styles, handled with production and arrangements that are better than the group's first album. There's some nice smooth LA sounds on the set – and the vocals have a rough edge that's almost got a bit of a David Bowie feel on a few cuts, making for a very strange mix of styles. Titles include "Lucy Squirrel", "My First Rainbow", "This Chain", "Hey Carlito", and "Full Winter Day's Nightmare". (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has sticker remnants.)

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Rare EarthWarm Ride (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Motown, 1978. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Sleeve has an unglued bottom seam.)

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VariousSelections From The Soundtrack Of Girl Groups – The Story Of A Sound ... LP
Motown, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
(Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Rare EarthEcology ... LP
Rare Earth/Motown, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stone smoker from Rare Earth one of those really early gems by the group – recorded a a time when they were able to easily handle a groove made up of equal parts funk, rock, and soul! The vibe here is almost like War at times – not for the LA touches in the mix, but for the heady and heavy way these guys roll forward – pulling together all the best elements of the underground at the time, and bringing them into their own smoky groove. Instrumentation is wonderful – and some of the cuts have a really great jamming sort of feel – especially the 11 minute reading of "(I Know) I'm Losing You" – originally done by the Temptations, and produced by Norman Whitfield for the album! Other titles include "Long Time Leavin", "Satisfaction Guaranteed", "Nice Place To Visit", "No 1 Man", and a sweet version of "Eleanor Rigby". (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Rare EarthRare Earth In Concert ... LP
Motown, 1971. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Titles include "What'd I Say", "I'm Losing You", "Nice To Be With You", "Get Ready", "Born To Wander", "Hey Big Brother", and "I Just Want To Celebrate". (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original flap pack cover.)

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✨✧ Severin BrowneNew Improved Severin Browne ... CD
Motown (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Hard to improve on the sound of Severin Browne's first album for Motown – but this set definitely does so – and shows that the label had a surprisingly great ear for AOR material back in the 70s! Severin's the brother of Jackson Browne, but his music here – while in a nice singer/songwriter mode of the time – might share more with some of the sophisticated soul singers on the label, or the folksy soul of Jose Feliciano during his best mid 70s years at RCA. There's a nice Free Soul vibe to the record – with warm electric production backing up mellow lyrics and acoustic guitar – and titles include "Love Song", "Do Magnolia Do", "Love Notes From Denver", "Cooking School", and "More Dreams In The Sea". CD
 
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Rare EarthGet Ready ... CD
Rare Earth/Elemental (France), 1969. New Copy ... $16.99
The first really major album from Rare Earth – issued on their own self-named subsidiary of Motown! The set's a perfect blend of the rich undercurrents of the heady Detroit scene of the late 60s – at one level a tripped-out rock record with styles that almost hint at MC5, at another level a batch of blue-eyed funky soul, with keen appreciation for the grooves coming out of the headier end of the Motor City indie spectrum! There's lots of tripped-out guitar work on the set – reminiscent of contemporary work by Dennis Coffey and George Clinton – mixed with a Mitch Ryder, R&B-inspired vocal style that actually comes across pretty darn well. Added to this is the group's flat-out ability to jam – showcased best in the side-long title cut "Get Ready" – a massive jammer which runs for nearly 22 minutes, and takes up all of side two! Other tracks include "Train To Nowhere", "Magic Key", "Tobacco Road", and "In Bed". (Soul, Rock) CD
(Limited edition!)

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Sunday FunniesSunday Funnies (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Rare Earth/Big Pink (Japan), 1971. New Copy Gatefold ... $29.99
An excellent batch of funky rock from The Sunday Funnies – a group we only know from this album, but who have the distinction of being produced by the great Andrew Oldham! The set's got a feel that's in keeping with the sound of Motown's Rare Earth label – well-crafted and jamming work, done in a style that's a bit more soulful than the average hard rock record of the time – nice currents of funk in the rhythms, and a fuzzy groove that has that label's legacy of easily stepping over different modes, but in a very cohesive way. The songwriting's especially nice – and the group have a really full-on Detroit sound in their guitars – and the album's dedicated to an unusual batch of heroes who include Arthur C Clarke, Kahil Gibran, Herman Hesse, Pieter Bruegel, and Johnny Carson. Titles include "The Axe", "Child Of Mine", "Let The Son Shine In", "Tell Me", "You & I", and "Walk Down The Path Of Freedom". CD

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Iggy PopLust For Life (180 gram yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
RCA/4 Men With Beards, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... About October 1, 2016
Iggy Pop's second solo album and a masterpiece of individualistic, hedonist rock & roll! Lust For Life was produced by Bowie, and it's not only proof that Iggy had a great new life of his own in the mid 70s, even if the mainstream was no more ready for it than they were The Stooges. Includes the classic "Lust For Life" – we can all thank the Trainspotting soundtrack for bring this Motown drums meets junkie punks gem into the cultural daylight – plus equally excellent and unequivocally classic single "The Passenger", plus "Some Weird Sin", "Neighborhood Threat", "Success", "Fall In Love With Me" and "Turn Blue". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Flaming EmberWestbound #9 ... LP
Hot Wax, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stone classic from Flaming Ember – a combo with a sound rooted in rock, but filled with plenty of soul too – making they a key funky crossover act in the early 70s! These guys borrow the best of Motown soul and the best of the jazzier rock groups of the time – and often use lots of raw congas in with their percussion – which keeps things grooving with plenty of soulful inflections. There's some nice psych production at times – a bit like the best Norman Whitfield modes at the start of the 70s – and titles include "Flashbacks & Reruns", "The Empty Crowded Room", "Going In Circles", "Westbound #9", "Spinning Wheel", and "Shades Of Green". (Soul, Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ JamGift ... LP
Polydor, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The final proper album by The Jam! The Gift is a far more diversely soul-steeped set of tunes than anything they'd done up to this point – and in hindsight, it feels more like a starting point for Paul Weller's career to come than a final album for The Jam! While they're working more soul influences into the formula, there's still a devotion to insistently catchy hooks that they'd sported since the beginning. A classic that really deserves a lot more respect than it gets in some circles! Includes "Happy Together", "Ghosts", the nice "Psychedelic Shack"-styled "Precious", "Just Who Is The 5 O'Clock Hero", "Running On The Spot", "Circus", "The Planner's Dream Gone Wrong", "Carnation", the great Motown-homage and superhit "Town Called Malice" and "The Gift". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has moderate wear.)

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✨✧ Iggy PopLust For Life ... CD
Virgin, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Iggy Pop's second solo album and a masterpiece of individualistic, hedonist rock & roll! Lust For Life was produced by Bowie, and it's not only proof that Iggy had a great new life of his own in the mid 70s, even if the mainstream was no more ready for it than they were The Stooges. Includes the classic "Lust For Life" – we can all thank the Trainspotting soundtrack for bring this Motown drums meets junkie punks gem into the cultural daylight – plus equally excellent and unequivocally classic single "The Passenger", plus "Some Weird Sin", "Neighborhood Threat", "Success", "Fall In Love With Me" and "Turn Blue". CD
(Front spine of tray card has been torn.)

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✨✧ Iggy PopLust For Life ... LP
RCA, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Iggy Pop's second solo album and a masterpiece of individualistic, hedonist rock & roll! Lust For Life was produced by Bowie, and it's not only proof that Iggy had a great new life of his own in the mid 70s, even if the mainstream was no more ready for it than they were The Stooges. Includes the classic "Lust For Life" – we can all thank the Trainspotting soundtrack for bring this Motown drums meets junkie punks gem into the cultural daylight – plus equally excellent and unequivocally classic single "The Passenger", plus "Some Weird Sin", "Neighborhood Threat", "Success", "Fall In Love With Me" and "Turn Blue". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label UK pressing on RCA International.)

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✨✧ Nick & The JaguarsIch-I-Bon #1/Cool & Crazy ... 7-inch
Tamla/Third Man, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest, weirdest early singles from Motown – a guitar instrumental that's more rock than the usual soul we'd expect from Tamla – complete with an exotic shouted chant at the beginning, and some Eastern-styled guitar to match! The drums are mighty romping – and continue on the flipside, which definitely has the group getting cool and crazy! (Funky 45's, Rock) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Beautiful reissue pressing – in a tricycle logo paper sleeve just like the early Tamla pressing!)

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✨✧ VariousSoundalike Kings Present Covers Hits & Misses From The Vaults Of The Legendary Spar Records ... CD
T-Bird (UK), 1960s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Wildly fun knockoff number from the 60s vaults of Spar Records – the Nashville based operation best known as a "soundalike" company – which you could charitably say were paying tribute to the hits of the day or call 'em rip off artists – but it's a remarkably fun either way! Soundalike Kings features wildly flagrant riffs on Motown, dance craze hits and other hugely popular songs and styles of the day, played by master studio musicians who could do whatever they wanted to, and did! Titles include "Where Did Our Love Go" by The New Generation, "Devil In Disguise" by Johnny Wrigley, "Follow That Dream" by Johnny Holiday, "Lovers Who Wander" by Joe Cash", "Slow Twisting" by Leroy Jones, "Roses Are Red" by Cecil Bright, "Dr Feelgood" by Herbert Hunter, "You're Slipping Away" by Gail Majors, "She Cried" by Bill Bailey, "Why Can't You Be Mine" by Connie Landers and much more. 48 tracks on 2CDs! CD

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✨✧ Lesley GoreSomeplace Else Now ... CD
MoWest/Real Gone, 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An obscure later album from Lesley Gore – and a set that's far more mature and adult than you might know from her 60s girl pop hits! The album's cut for Motown's MoWest subsidiary, and has the same hip style as other albums on the label at the time – kind of a California singer/songwriter style, which fits well with all the original material penned by Gore for the album – arranged with kind of a gentle, glowing sound by Artie Butler and the team of Michael Omartin and Jimmie Haskell. The approach is laidback and warm on most numbers, with compressed orchestrations that would be right at home behind Dionne Warwick – and titles include "She Said That", "Out Of Love", "For Me", "The Road I Walk", "Someplace Else Now", "Mine", and "Be My Life". CD

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✨✧ JamGift ... LP
Polydor, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The final proper album by The Jam! The Gift is a far more diversely soul-steeped set of tunes than anything they'd done up to this point – and in hindsight, it feels more like a starting point for Paul Weller's career to come than a final album for The Jam! While they're working more soul influences into the formula, there's still a devotion to insistently catchy hooks that they'd sported since the beginning. A classic that really deserves a lot more respect than it gets in some circles! Includes "Happy Together", "Ghosts", the nice "Psychedelic Shack"-styled "Precious", "Just Who Is The 5 O'Clock Hero", "Running On The Spot", "Circus", "The Planner's Dream Gone Wrong", "Carnation", the great Motown-homage and superhit "Town Called Malice" and "The Gift". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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