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Blues ProjectBlues Project Live At Town Hall ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Some nice groovy moments here that really define the group – including the extended "Electric Flute Thing" and a nice take on "I Can't Keep From Crying". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Forecast pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Friend & LoverReach Out Of The Darkness ... LP
Forecast/Verve, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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Ellie GreenwichLet It Be Written Let It Be Sung ... LP
Verve, 1973. Sealed ... $2.99
A compelling solo project from Ellie Greenwich – one of a handful of dates she recorded as a singer – stepping out of the Brill Building shadows to go for the same sort of fame received by some of her songwriting contemporaries! The groove here is great – kind of sweet and jazzy at times – as you might expect from the album's placement on Verve – with arrangements by Artie Butler that are smooth, but never in the slick sort of 70s AOR way – especially because they know when to step back and really let the vocals take the lead. All tracks are originals by Greenwich, including classics from her years with Jeff Barry – redone nicely here in a 70s mode – and titles include "Maybe I Know", "Today I Met The Boy I'm Gonna Marry", "If You Loved Me Once", "Be My Baby", "Getting Together", "Goodnight Baby/Baby I Love You", "Chapel Of Love", and "What Good Is I Love You". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing, with barcode. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Tim HardinTim Hardin 2 ... LP
Verve, 1967. Very Good ... $24.99
A beautiful album that inspired lots of other artists from Scott Walker to Leonard Nimoy! Like some of the other albums on the Verve Forecast imprint, this set combines the hip, jazzy Verve aesthetic with parent label MGM's pop sensibilities, which add up to some great settings for Hardin's down to earth singer songwriter approach! Includes the classic "If I Were A Carpenter" , plus "Red Baloon", "Black Sheep Boy", and "Lady Came From Baltimore". LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Forecast pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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HombresLet It Out (Let It All Hang Out) ... LP
Verve/Forecast, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $11.99
An excellent album of party grooves from The Hombres – a bit sunshine pop, a bit folk rock, but with some nice earthy touches that almost bring in a bit of a beat group feel to the set! The group's got a nice Hammond organ undercurrent – spinning out in the style that you'd hear underneath work by Zoot Money or Georgie Fame from the time – although The Hombres' vocal approach is often a bit sweeter at times, with a really nice jingle-jangle feel! The album's worth it alone for the stellar title cut "Let It Out", which is a fantastic bit of blue-eyed funk that never gets old – but the whole thing's pretty great, and other tracks include "Am I High", "So Sad", "Little 2 + 2", "It's A Gas",a nd "Hey Little Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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OllabelleRiverside Battle Songs ... CD
Verve, 2006. Used ... $0.99
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PaupersEllis Island ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
The second album from The Paupers – a mix of searing guitar jams, more easygoing psychedelic pop bigger arrangements, even a little bit of a comic take on Byrdsy country rock– making for a pretty wild mix of sounds, but done with a focus on melodies and catchy grooves. The group is really stretching out and trying a lot of things on this second album, throwing caution into the wind as far as stylistic divergence goes, more often than not hitting the mark! Titles include "South Down Road", "Cairo Hotel", "Can't Go On", "Another Man's Hair On My Razor", "Ask Her Again" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Forecast pressing. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Righteous BrothersGo Ahead & Cry ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
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Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground (3rd LP) (6CD deluxe edition) ... CD
Verve, 1969. Used 6 CDs ... $59.99
The incredible third album from The Velvet Underground – and maybe our favorite of all their albums together – even though this one is far less weird or experimental than the rest! After their initial foray with Nico, and their bombastic sonic experiments on White Light/White Heat, the VU hit this wonderfully subtle territory here – these really personal, moody songs that still have all the knowledge of the wilder sounds of previous records, but which take those farther reaches and bring them back to more focused songwriting – with results that are completely sublime! There's no side-long jams, nor any fuzzy freakouts – but instead, the album's filled with these wonderful songs that really show Lou Reed really honing his craft – able to touch on all the seamy edges of late 60s counterculture, without ever having to hit you over the head – and likewise, the band's instrumentation has this way of using all their wider knowledge of noise and sound in these really refined ways – at a level that opened the door for so many other generations to come. The result is a masterpiece all the way through – and every track is a landmark of dark genius – on titles that include "Pale Blue Eyes", "After Hours", "I'm Set Free", "That's The Story Of My Life", "Candy Says", "What Goes On", and "Jesus". Massive 6 CD package – in a heavy book-styled cover with 72 pages of rare photos, detailed information, and more! The CDs feature: 1. Val Valentin mix of the album, 2. The Closet mix of the album, 3. The promo mono mix of the album, 4. 1969 sessions with 14 tracks and unreleased mixes and versions, 5 & 6. Live At The Matrix November 26 & 27 1969 – material that includes unreleased live tracks, plus titles from the Velvet Underground Live album and a few from the Quine Tapes set. Also include the mono single tracks "What Goes On" and "Jesus". CD
(Limited edition.)

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)We're Only In It For The Money ... LP
Verve, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $33.99
An early masterpiece from Frank Zappa – one of those records that looks like it's going to be a big ol' mess when you first see the cover – but which turns out to be a carefully calculated act of madness in the end! The Mothers have all their freeform freaky brilliance intact here – still some of the snide edges of the early years, but also really learning their craft as well – and stretching out under Zappa's direction into a pastiche of songs that explore the anxieties and inanities of late 60s America! Frank produced the whole thing with an approach that others wouldn't reach for years – shifting styles, instrumentation, and sound sources with effortless ease – over tracks that include "Hot Poop", "The Idiot Bastard", "Lonely Little Girl", "Take Your Clothes Off When You Dance", "Harry You're A Beast", "Mom & Dad", "Who Needs The Peace Corps", and "Flower Punk". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks in the middle of Side 1. Cover has splitting on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground & Nico ... LP
Verve, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Delicate dissonance, bruised beauty, and hazy noise pop – all in one of the best rock albums ever made – the amazing first album from the Velvet Underground and Nico! The album's the stuff of legend – and for good reason, too – a surprising slab of vinyl that barely set the world on its ear when first issued back in the mid 60s – yet a record that's gone onto have an influence felt for decades to come – arguably one of the most important rock records of all time. There's a really sinister edge to the record, even when things are sweet – and the range of subject matter and handling here is brilliant – from the dream pop slice of heaven "Sunday Morning", the melodic bitterness of "Femme Fatale", the massive White Light-esque freakout "European Son", and the sublime "Heroin" – quite possibly the inspiration for generations of drug use to come. The whole thing's a classic – with wonderful vocals from both Nico and Lou Reed – and titles include "Venus In Furs", "Run Run Run", "Black Angel's Death Song", "I'll Be Your Mirror", and "All Tomorrow's Parties". LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent stereo reissue.)
Also available Velvet Underground & Nico ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Tim HardinTim Hardin 4 ... LP
Verve, 1968. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tim's last for Verve – a wonderful live album from the late 60s, with vibes from Mike Manieri and bass from Eddie Gomez! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a cut corner and a small name in pen.)

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✨✧ NicoChelsea Girl ... LP
Verve, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest records of the 60s – and a sublime debut from Nico, sounding fresher and less dreary here than on many of her later sides – although still pretty chilling overall! The record features larger orchestral backings on most tracks – never too heavy, but with light strings that really help Nico depart from the sound of her work with The Velvet Underground. This style adds a new level of sophistication to her vocals, and really helps in her interpretation of the unusual material culled for the set – tunes that include a few key numbers by old partners in The Velvets, as well as some especially great tracks by a young Jackson Browne – a romantic interest of Nico at the time! The whole thing's incredible – on a par with the best from Scott Walker during the same stretch, although very different overall – and a key entry in the darker side of the non-hippie end of the 60s spectrum. Titles include "These Days", "It Was A Pleasure Then", "Eulogy To Lenny Bruce", and the incredible title cut, "Chelsea Girls". Fantastic! LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Verve stereo pressing – in great shape! Cover has a cutout hole and a light name on the back – but still very nice too.)

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✨✧ Frank ZappaLumpy Gravy ... LP
Verve, 1968. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Amazing sounds from Frank Zappa – and a record that showed the world that he was also one hell of an arranger too! The album's got all the offbeat, tripped-out qualities that you'd expect from late 60s Zappa – but at times, it's also got this tightness that's really amazing – almost as if Frank's showing the world that he can easily do the same things as the studio wizards of LA pop – but chooses to keep most of his efforts on the wrong side of the tracks! There's plenty of larger backings at points – handled by some of the cream of the crop of the LA studio and jazz scene – but other moments are pretty darn raw, and have a gritty, almost homemade sound collage feel. LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on Barking Pumpkin.)

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✨✧ Mothers Of Invention (Frank Zappa)Freak Out ... LP
Verve, 1966. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fabulous furry freak out from Frank Zappa – the start of a legendary run in the late 60s – and a record that is still as mindblowing now as it was all those many years back! There's a deadpan quality to the vocals that's unlike anything other groups were trying for at the time – a snotty aspect that's often forgotten amidst all the celebrations of Zappa's hippiedom, but which really makes the record stand out from the pack – giving it a kind of darkness that's a wonderful change from some of the too-earnest psych or folk rock elements of the period. Music is great too – and a lot more simple than in later years – a really tight blend of garage and psych that furthers the almost punky quality of the record. Titles include "The Return Of The Son Of Monster Magnet", "Motherly Love", "I Ain't Got No Heart", "Hungry Freaks Daddy", "Wowie Zowie", "You Didn't Try To Call Me", "Any Way The Wind Blows", and "I'm Not Satisfied". LP, Vinyl record album
( Original blue label stereo pressing. Cover has moderate wear and some marker on the back.)

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✨✧ Tommy FlandersMoonstone ... LP
Verve, 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
The rare folksy psychedelic solo set from Tommy Flanders of the Blues Project – a fairly stripped down, acoustic guitar and misty-eyed vocals led set of tunes. Moonstone is fairly straight forward singer songwriter record in some ways, with lovelorn lyrics and laidback arrangements – but it has flashes of out there mysticism. The LA session players are impeccable, too! Titles include "Since You've Been Gone", "Blue Water Blue", "Morning Misty Eyes", "Purple And Blue", "Moonstone", "By The Mailbox We Stood", "Angel Of Mercy", "Boston Girls", "Sleepin'", "She's My Love" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ NicoChelsea Girl (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve/4 Men With Beards, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest records of the 60s – and a sublime debut from Nico, sounding fresher and less dreary here than on many of her later sides – although still pretty chilling overall! The record features larger orchestral backings on most tracks – never too heavy, but with light strings that really help Nico depart from the sound of her work with The Velvet Underground. This style adds a new level of sophistication to her vocals, and really helps in her interpretation of the unusual material culled for the set – tunes that include a few key numbers by old partners in The Velvets, as well as some especially great tracks by a young Jackson Browne – a romantic interest of Nico at the time! The whole thing's incredible – on a par with the best from Scott Walker during the same stretch, although very different overall – and a key entry in the darker side of the non-hippie end of the 60s spectrum. Titles include "These Days", "It Was A Pleasure Then", "Eulogy To Lenny Bruce", and the incredible title cut, "Chelsea Girls". Fantastic! LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Velvet UndergroundLoaded – Re-Loaded 45th Anniversary Edition (5CDs/DVD) ... CD
Cotillion, 1970. New Copy ... $73.99 79.98
The end of the road for the Velvet Underground – but a set that's also one of the group's best-remembered albums too! The record marked a big shift for the group – a move to Atco from Verve, continuing to work without John Cale – and the sound is possibly more rockish and straight ahead than some of their previous efforts (certainly compared to White Light/White Heat) – but always with that dark edge that Lou Reed could bring to the music! In a way, the whole thing's almost a recasting of all the advances made in 60s rock, but seen through a lens that shows the darker corners and shadows that have crept up alongside – that kind of subtle, yet extremely powerful quality that Reed would bring to his long run of solo albums in the 70s – but served up here with more of an edge, in the definite VU fashion. Titles include the seminal classics – "Sweet Jane" and "Rock & Roll", plus "Cool It Down", "New Age", "Head Held High", "Lonesome Cowboy Bill", "Oh Sweet Nuthin", and "I Found A Reason". This fantastic 5CD set is overflowing with goodness – and packaged in a very cool book-style cover, similar to the other Velvets collections on Verve, with pages of notes and photos! CD1 includes the remastered stereo Loaded, with bonus tracks that include "I'm Sticking With You (rmx)", "Ocean", "I Love You", and "Ride Into The Sun"; CD2 features the rare mono promo mix of Loaded, with bonus tracks "Lonesome Cowboy Bill (unissued b-side mix)", "Who Loves The Sun (a-side mix)", "Oh Sweet Nuthin (b-side mix)", and "Rock & Roll (unissued a-side mix)"; CD3 features Loaded demos and alternate versions, with 21 unusual takes of songs on the record; CD4 features Live At Max's Kansas City in a 15-track version, completely remastered; and CD5 features the previously-unreleased Live At Second Fret Philadelphia 1970, a live performance with tracks that include "New Age", "Some Kinda Love", "Candy Says", "I'm Waiting For The Man", "What Goes On", "Head Held High", "Train Round The Bend", and "Oh Sweet Nuthin". Then, the set also features and audio-only DVD – with three mixes of the album – surround sound remis, stereo downmix, and original stereo mis as a flat transfer of the album. CD
 
 
 



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