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Stelvio CiprianiBermude – La Fossa Maledetta (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Chris' Soundtrack Corner (Italy), 1978. New Copy ... $19.99
Sweet funky sounds from the great Stelvio Cipriani – very much in the slinky sexy style of his Italian work of the early 70s, but given a bit more of a kick in the rhythms, and some slight island flavors for the film's Bermuda setting! Instrumentation is mostly electric – riffing guitar, bubbling keyboards, and lots of great basslines too – and Cipriani knows how to space things out at the right moments with some mellower, gentler tunes – those slinky little numbers that can really seal the deal on some of his best soundtracks of the 70s! CD features a huge amount of unreleased tracks, and bonus cuts too – a total of 31 numbers that include "Angelica", "Magic Dawn", "Sail Boats", "Forze Oscure", and "Storm In A Teacup". CD

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Don EllisFrench Connection Collection (French Connection/French Connection II/Popeye Doyle) ... CD
La La Land, 1971/1975. New Copy 2CD ... About December 5, 2016
Great thriller soundtracks back to back on one CD – the soundtracks for both French Connection films, both handled by funky jazzman Don Ellis! The music is really incredible – a real cut above other 70s cop and action soundtracks, with a dark edge that shows that Ellis had been listening to some of the hipper European soundtrack composers of the time, but was still also cool enough to kick in with a badass kind of groove whenever he could! The instrumentation on the tunes is very odd – familiar, yet askew – as trumpet, guitar, and keyboard bits come off with some very weird effects. The whole thing's great – 75 minutes of music, 33 tracks in all, in a limited run of 3000 copies! Totally legit, with great notes too – thanks to our friends at Film Score Monthly! Titles include "The Shot", "Lincoln Blues", "Rocker Panels", "Boat Ride", "Popeye's Montage", "Volleyball", "Big Chase", "Frog One Is In That Room", and "Subway". CD
(Limited to 2000 copies.)

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Dominic FrontiereHammersmith Is Out ... LP
Capitol, 1972. Very Good- ... $9.99
A great soundtrack to a very strange film – a late Richard Burton/Elizabeth Taylor vehicle, with a very weird-sounding plot! The album's got some wonderfully groovy numbers that have a real kick to them – bass and drums dancing away on the bottom, with nice use of guitar and organ to soup up the groove! The mellower numbers are also really nice too – with a slinky sexy 70s groove that's got the feel of some of the best Italian work of the time. Sally Stevens sings on the track "For Openers", and other titles include "Cookout Society", "Under The Bridge", "Topless Rock", "Kiddo", "Get Me Out Of Here", "Snake Dance", and "Hammersmith Is Out". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing)

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Goblin/Giorgio GasliniProfondo Rosso (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Cinevox (Italy), 1975. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $32.99
One of the greatest Italian horror soundtracks ever – and the album that firmly put Goblin on the map! The sound here is virtually a blueprint for countless other film scores in years to come – a sound built out of slow basslines that step around wonderfully – allowing space for sweet keyboard riffs that fill things up with an often-jazzy sort of feel – but usually kick back into a harder, more rock-driven mode on the rhythms. There's plenty of funky bits here, mixed in with mellower, moodier numbers – and titles include "Death Dies", "Mad Puppet", "School At Night", "Profondo Rosso", "Wild Session", and "Deep Shadows". LP, Vinyl record album

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Goblin/Giorgio GasliniProfondo Rosso (40th anniversary set – 3CDs/10" LP/shirt/poster) ... LP
Cinevox (Italy), 1975. Sealed (reissue)... $59.99
A gorgeous tribute to this classic Italian horror film – one that includes the 2CD soundtrack reissue, the musical version on CD, and a 10" piece of vinyl – all in a box with a movie poster and exclusive t-shirt too! The 2CD release features one of the greatest Italian horror soundtracks ever – and the album that firmly put Goblin on the map! The sound here is virtually a blueprint for countless other film scores in years to come – a sound built out of slow basslines that step around wonderfully – allowing space for sweet keyboard riffs that fill things up with an often-jazzy sort of feel – but usually kick back into a harder, more rock-driven mode on the rhythms. There's plenty of funky bits here, mixed in with mellower, moodier numbers – and titles include "Death Dies", "Mad Puppet", "School At Night", "Profondo Rosso", "Wild Session", and "Deep Shadows". Newly expanded 2CD version features a full bonus disc of alternate takes from the film – 29 more tracks that feature film versions, jazz versions, source music, and lots lots more! Package also contains the CD for Profondo Rosso Il Musical – a stage show based on the 70s horror film of the same name, and features music by the legendary Claudio Simonetti! Some tracks have all the best tones of the 70s – long, spare lines on bass and keyboards – very spacious and very hypnotic, and filled with dark twists and turns. Others are vocal numbers with a slightly more tuneful feel – driven by the lyrics, which themselves have a slightly eerie quality – almost like a bunch of zombies risen from the dead, setting out to make their own show. The whole thing almost feels like a Simpsons parody at times – but in a good way – and titles include "Io E Te", "L'Amore E La Morte", "Sangue Sangue", "Melpomene", "Lo Specchio", "Horror Tip Tap", and "Al Grand Guignol". 10" LP features new versions of original soundtrack numbers – from Claudio Simonetti's revived version of Goblin! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition. Shrinkwrap has some holes.)

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Ennio MorriconeAnche Se Volessi Lavorare Che Faccio? (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cinevox (Italy), 1972. New Copy ... $15.99
Light and groovy Morricone – the kind we really like! The album's one of the lesser-remembered ones in Ennio's body of work, but it's got some tremendous cuts that rank with our favorite soundtrack work of the time! The set's got a number of haunting mellow tunes – the sort that drift in air and hang in space with a slightly moving sort of feel – but then it's got others that kick up a groove, and even get a bit funky – adding in strange elements, like the odd whistle by Alessandroni, or some weirdly-pitched vocal parts that are even better! Great throughout – and the kind of totally fresh Morricone soundtrack that moves past all the cliches, and still makes you realize that there's a lot of great work still to be discovered by the maestro! Titles include "Anche Se Volessi", "Anghingo", "Ora A Te Poi A Me", "Tramonto", "Ora Pro Nobis", and "Lei Se Ne More". CD features 4 bonus tracks, too! CD

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✨✧ Georges DelerueGeorges Delerue Film Music Collection (Comme Un Boomerang/Les Insulaires/Fantomas/L'Incorrigible/Va Voir Maman/Banlieu Sud) (3CD set) ... CD
Beat (Italy), Late 70s. New Copy 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A heady serving of soundtracks from French composer Georges Delerue – served up in a limited 3CD set! The set begins with Comme Un Boomerang – a soundtrack that's worth the price of the package alone – a real gem – with 2 funky tracks that are totally worth the price of the record! One of these is "Espoir" – a killer funk tune with some heavy breakbeat drums all the way through, rolling over and over in a conga-driven mode that's very much in the classic South Bronx street party sound of early hip hop! The other good track is called "Free", and it's a long modal fusion jammer – with electric keyboards, and lots of hard sax riffing, kind of in the mode of Stone Alliance! The other tracks are pretty decent, too – but they're all in a mellow easy slinky sex sort of style. Titles include "La Lettre", "Boomerang", "Generique", and "La Melancolie". Next up are 5 tracks from Les Insulaires – a score that has this melancholy sense of melody, served up in a manner that's filled with those sentimental touches that Delerue could do so well – maybe better than any of his contemporaries, in the way he ever avoided going too overboard. Next are 5 tracks from a later Fantomas film – music that has this nicely pulsating sense of action and tension – with some of the playful melodies you'll know from earlier scores in the franchise, mixed with a few tracks that have a bit more suspense. The set continues with a fair bit of tracks from L'Incorrigibile – a full orchestral score from Delerue, but one that can also kick back with some lighter instrumentation at times – particularly in those warm themes that characterize Georges' best work of the 70s. Next up is Va Voir Maman Papa Travaille – a score with a few 70s funky electric touches, mixed with melodies that are sometimes humorous, sometimes sentimental – again showing Delerue as a French master of understatement. The set concludes with a huge amount of tracks from Banlieue Sud Est – a score that has some nice use of musette to underscore its Parisian qualities, mixed with other exotic elements on woodwinds, and a few more conventional Delerue passages. The package features 70 tracks in all on 3CDs – all from the Sugar Music holdings. CD

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✨✧ Henry ManciniCop Show Themes/Symphonic Soul ... CD
RCA/Vocalion (UK), 1975/1976. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Funky soundtrack-styled work by Henry Mancini – compiling the mid 70s Cop Show Themes and Symphonic Soul LPs – together in single set! Cop Show Themes is easily ne of the funkiest albums ever from Mancini – a brilliant reworking of hit 70s cop show themes, put together with a really jazzy groove! The group's a big one – filled with hip players who include Clare Fischer on organ, Artie Kane on electric piano and harpsichord, Don Menza on tenor, Lee Ritenour on guitar – all instruments that are used strongly to help kick things nicely on the set, with a vibe that's right up there with the best funky 70s soundtracks. Harvey Mason is on drums, bringing up the bottom a bit more than usual for Mancini – and the choice of material really makes the record cook – with tracks that include "Kojak", "SWAT", "Police Woman", "Rockford Files", "Hawaii Five O", "Streets Of San Francisco", "Bumper's Theme", and "Baretta's Theme". Symphonic Soul is just as great – a mixture of tight large arrangements with a smooth funky edge, similar to some of his best soundtrack work at the time! The rhythm section is great – again with Harvey Mason on drums, plus Joe Sample on keyboards, and guitar by David T Walker and Dennis Budimir – and the album also features some cool solos on instruments like African finger piano and piccolo trumpet. The whole thing bounces along with a majestic approach that's very full and complicated – yet also tight and funky! Lots of nice groovy tunes – and titles include "Sun Goddess", "Symphonic Soul", "Soul Saga", "African Symphony", "Slow Hot Wind", and "Satin Soul". (Now Sound, Soundtracks) CD

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✨✧ Barney WilenUn Temoin Dans La Ville/Jazz Sur Seine ... LP
Fontana/Doxy, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest French jazz soundtracks ever – a haunting score composed and performed by sax legend Barney Wilen! Barney's work is possibly best known to American audiences for his solos on the Miles Davis soundtrack Ascenseur Pour L'Echafaud, recorded a year earlier – and this album has Barney working with American players Kenny Clarke, Kenny Dorham, and Duke Jordan to forge a very similar sound. Tracks are spare, moody, and feature a style that's often snakey and a bit modal – perfect for the dark mood of the film, and equally evocative without any image! 12 tracks in all – including "Ambiance Pourpe", "Poursuite Et Metro", "Melodie Pour Les Radio Taxis", "Temoin Dans La Ville", "Sur L'Antenne", and "SOS Radio Taxis". The album also features the Wilen score from JazzSur Seine – cut with rhythmic backing by Milt Jackson on piano (!?), Percy Heath on bass, and Kenny Clarke on drums – and two cuts feature additional percussion by Gana M'Bow, which gives the set a wonderful kick. Titles include "Swing 39", "Minor Swing", "Vamp", and "John's Groove". (Jazz, Soundtracks) LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Northwestern UniversityKicks – Waa-Mu Show '73 ... LP
Northwestern, 1973. Near Mint- ... $8.99
College-era work by future stars – who were then attending the Northwestern drama department! LP, Vinyl record album

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Michel ColombierLes Onze Mille Verges ... LP
EMI (France), 1975. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great mix of the groovy and the romantic – and one of the best soundtracks ever from mad French arranger Michel Colombier! The album kicks off with Colombier's famous "Batucada Erotica" – a darkly jagged number that brings together percussion and voices into a really striking groove, one that's made the track a favorite for years in the jazz dance crowd. Other tracks move into a style that's either mellower or more orchestral – the mellower cuts dipping along with a style that's half French (ala Francis Lai's 70s work), and half like some of the best mellow Italian soundtrack work of the same period. A few tunes have weird chorus vocals – almost in a Carmina Burana mode – and titles include "Les 11,000 Verges", "Wanda E Nadege", "Batucada Erotica", "Natacha", "Port Arthur", and "Strip Tease Pour Un Japonais". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful original copy!)

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Lallo Gori with I Cantori ModerniCome Svaligiammo La Banca D'Italia (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Four Flies (Italy), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $29.99
An incredibly groovy and fairly obscure soundtrack by Lallo Gori – with some sublime scat vocals by I Cantori Moderni! The film is Come Svaligiammo La Banca D'Italia (How We Robbed The Bank Of Italy), which kicks off, appropriately enough, with a sly, slinky kind of crime/spy flick groove, but from there it gets a lot more upbeat and sunny – it's a real gem! Includes many varied sequences on the title theme, "Come Svaligiammo La Banca D'Italia", which range from stripped down flute, to baroque jazz, to uptempo Italo R&B, to eerie suspense sounds and beyond – often with the those flawlessly groovy Cantori Moderni vocals! 15 in all. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 500 copies.)

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Isaac HayesTruck Turner ... LP
Stax, 1974. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $14.99
Massive work from Isaac Hayes – a hard and heavy soundtrack that we like even more than his classic work on Shaft! Unlike Shaft, Ike actually starred in the film Truck Turner – which may be one reason why he brought his full game to the table for the record – and scored a batch of badass tunes that still stand with some of the best funky soundtrack work of the 70s! The rhythm's especially hard on the best cuts – really crackling with a lot of intensity, and a stark, hard funky sound that's made the record a favorite of beatheads for years! Ike kicks it hard on cuts like "Pursuit Of The Pimpmobile", "House Full Of Girls", "Drinking", "Give It To Me", "Now We're One", "Breakthrough", "House of Beauty", and the massive title cut "Truck Turner". (Soul, Soundtracks) LP, Vinyl record album

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Riz OrtolaniAddio Zio Tom ... LP
RCA (Italy), 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $44.99
A groovy little soundtrack from Riz Ortolani – a set of tracks written for a colonialist narrative, but with some nice touches that keep with the time in which the music was recorded! One track features some electric harpsichord in a chunky, catchy little melody – and the album ends with a cool chase type theme that has vibes going fast over heavy beats and trumpet blasts! Kicks off with the vocal number "Oh My Love", and titles include "Maple", "Mister Ling", "Miami", "Cadet's Waltz", "Mamie", and "Rito Di Mezzanote". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – in a very cool gatefold cover! Cover has some very light wear.)

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Various808 – The Music ... CD
Big Beat, 1980s/2016. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
A fantastic tribute to the 808 drum machine – tracks all pulled together in support of the documentary on the magical beatmaker – but a set that stands more than strongly on its own! The mix of music is great – a heavy dose of 80s hip hop and club tracks, mixed with some more contemporary cuts from recent years – tracks that mark the return of the 808 to beatmaking strength – as a younger generation of creators embrace its sound all over again! Titles include "Set It Off" by Strafe, "Play At Your Own Risk" by Planet Patrol, "Yo Bum Rush The Show" by Public Enemy, "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force, "Paul Revere" by The Beastie Boys, "It's Yours" by T La Rock & Jazzy Jay, "Flow Coma" by 808 State, "Let The Music Play" by Shannon, "Hip Hop Be Bop" by Man Parrish, "Kickdrum" by Felix Da Housecat, "What You Gon Do" by Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, "Vibrate" by Fluxx Pavillion, "Nothing But Trouble" by Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth, and "Gosh" by Jamie XX. (Hip Hop, Soundtracks) CD
Also available 808 – The Music (180 gram pressing) ... LP 25.99

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✨✧ Various808 – The Music (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Big Beat, 1980s/2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $25.99
A fantastic tribute to the 808 drum machine – tracks all pulled together in support of the documentary on the magical beatmaker – but a set that stands more than strongly on its own! The mix of music is great – a heavy dose of 80s hip hop and club tracks, mixed with some more contemporary cuts from recent years – tracks that mark the return of the 808 to beatmaking strength – as a younger generation of creators embrace its sound all over again! Titles include "Set It Off" by Strafe, "Play At Your Own Risk" by Planet Patrol, "Yo Bum Rush The Show" by Public Enemy, "Planet Rock" by Afrika Bambaataa & The Soulsonic Force, "Paul Revere" by The Beastie Boys, "It's Yours" by T La Rock & Jazzy Jay, "Flow Coma" by 808 State, "Let The Music Play" by Shannon, "Hip Hop Be Bop" by Man Parrish, "Kickdrum" by Felix Da Housecat, "What You Gon Do" by Lil Jon & The East Side Boyz, "Vibrate" by Fluxx Pavillion, "Nothing But Trouble" by Lil Wayne & Charlie Puth, and "Gosh" by Jamie XX. (Hip Hop, Soundtracks) LP, Vinyl record album
Also available 808 – The Music ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ Isaac HayesTruck Turner ... LP
Enterprise, 1974. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Massive work from Isaac Hayes – a hard and heavy soundtrack that we like even more than his classic work on Shaft! Unlike Shaft, Ike actually starred in the film Truck Turner – which may be one reason why he brought his full game to the table for the record – and scored a batch of badass tunes that still stand with some of the best funky soundtrack work of the 70s! The rhythm's especially hard on the best cuts – really crackling with a lot of intensity, and a stark, hard funky sound that's made the record a favorite of beatheads for years! Ike kicks it hard on cuts like "Pursuit Of The Pimpmobile", "House Full Of Girls", "Drinking", "Give It To Me", "Now We're One", "Breakthrough", "House of Beauty", and the massive title cut "Truck Turner". (Soul, Soundtracks) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)
Also available Truck Turner ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Michel ColombierLes Onze Mille Verges/Tarot ... CD
Music Box (France), 1973/1974. Used ... Out Of Stock
A pair of wonderful soundtracks from the great Michel Colombier – and film music that's every bit as groovy as some of his backings for French singers at the time! First up is Les Onze Mille Verges – a great mix of the groovy and the romantic – and one of the best soundtracks ever from mad French arranger Michel Colombier! The album kicks off with Colombier's famous "Batucada Erotica" – a darkly jagged number that brings together percussion and voices into a really striking groove, one that's made the track a favorite for years in the jazz dance crowd. Other tracks move into a style that's either mellower or more orchestral – the mellower cuts dipping along with a style that's half French (ala Francis Lai's 70s work), and half like some of the best mellow Italian soundtrack work of the same period. A few tunes have weird chorus vocals – almost in a Carmina Burana mode – and titles include "Les 11,000 Verges", "Wanda E Nadege", "Batucada Erotica", "Natacha", "Port Arthur", and "Strip Tease Pour Un Japonais". Tarot is a soundtrack that has a slightly different style – some nice use of vocals by Nanette Workman on a few tunes – a singer who brings a bit more soul to the record than the usual throwaway disco lyrics you'd hear on other European film scores. Lots of other numbers make use of keyboards, but in a very different way – sometimes stark and cold, but still quite tuneful – sometimes bubbling with a more Rhodes-like vibe that creates a nice sense of balance. Titles include "Breakdown", "Blind Luck", "Tarot", "Incantation", "Reading The Cards", "Doggie Style", and "Hearing Aid". CD
 
 
 



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