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Mark LindsayArizona ... LP
Columbia, 1970. Very Good+ ... $1.99
Wonderful solo work from this ex-Raider – an album that's almost to Mark Lindsay's career what Scott Walker's post-Brothers albums were to his! Lindsay really reinvents himself here – stepping out with a mature mix of jazz vocals, pop stylings, and more – all of which take him nicely past his roots, and into territory that should have gotten a lot more recognition at the time. Mark's vocals are pretty great – somewhat self-conscious, but never in a cloying way – and for the session, they're wrapped up in some hip arrangements from Artie Butler and Al Capps, both great partners for the date. Titles include "First Hymn From Grand Terrace", "I'll Never Fall In Love Again", "Man From Houston", "Arizona", "Something", "Love's Been Good To Me", "Sunday Mornin Comin Down", and "Small Town Woman". (Rock, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a tracklist sticker.)

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Mark MurphySwingin Singin Affair ... LP
Fontana, 1965. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A rare British session from vocalist Mark Murphy – and one of his grooviest albums of the 60s! Mark's working here with great backings from the orchestras of Tubby Hayes, John Dankworth, and Les Reed – all of whom give Murphy some of his hippest grooves to date, very much in the mode of some of his work on the Midnight Mood album cut for MPS during the same overseas 60s stretch. And as with that one, there's a nice selection of tunes that goes way past the usual – and which shows off the widest range of Murphy's groovy vocal talents – titles that include "Ballyhoo", "Iceberg", "Stablemates", "She Loves You", "Come Rain Or Come Shine", "I Left My Heart In San Francisco", "From Time To Time", and "The Best Is Yet To Come". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Frank Sinatra/Sid MarkSounds Of Sinatra – March 7,8 1987 ... LP
Orange, 1987. Near Mint- 2LP ... $24.99
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(With cue sheets.)

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✨✧ Herb Geller with Mark MurphyRhyme & Reason (Atlantic pressing) ... LP
Atlantic, 1975. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most amazing albums ever cut by reedman Herb Geller – a really unique overseas session from the 70s, and quite different than his initial recordings of the 50s! Herb's working here in a cool mix of electric and acoustic modes, with a vibe that's very much in the best funky MPS style – and the set also features some excellent vocals from Mark Murphy, who sings in this spacey, stretched-out way that's some of his hippest work on record – very much at the best level of his early 70s recordings for Muse! Tracks are quite long, and very hip – with long instrumental passages which are then augmented wonderfully by the vocals. Herb himself plays tenor, alto, soprano sax, and a number of flutes – and other players include Rob Franken on Fender Rhodes and Arp, Philip Catherine on guitar, Wolfgang Schluter on vibes, Palle Mikkelborg on trumpet, and Gottfried Bottger on moog and organ! Titles include the wonderfully spacey "Space A La Mode", a nice slow electric builder – and the classic "Power Of A Smile" – plus "Sudden Senility" and "Rhyme & Reason Time" – the last of which features vocals by Earl Jordan, not Murphy. (Jazz, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mark MurphyStolen Moments ... LP
Muse, 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of his best for Muse, with a beautiful set of jazzy vocal grooves that includes his reading of "Stolen Moments" (later made famous by United Future Organization), plus "D.C. Farewell" and an excellent version of "Waters of March". Warm and breezy, with that perfect style that Murphy had for a brief while in the 70s – and which has continued to be such a huge influence on groovers today! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mark MurphyMark Murphy Sings ... LP
Muse, 1975. Used ... Out Of Stock
Arguably the best Mark Murphy album ever – a stunningly soulful, and slightly spiritual 70s session that features some of his hippest tunes ever – and backings from a Dave Matthews-arranged group that also includes The Brecker Brothers and Don Grolnick on keyboards! Titles include great vocal versions of "Naima", "Empty Faces", "Red Clay", "Maiden Voyage", and "Canteloupe Island". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s Japanese pressing. Cover has some light aging.)

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Harry BelafonteMark Twain & Other Folk Favorites ... LP
RCA, 1954. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Black label mono pressing with deep groove.)
 
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Ella FitzgeraldThese Are The Blues ... LP
Verve, Early 60s. Very Good- ... $2.99
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(Cover has a mark from sticker removal on back.)

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Johnny MathisGood Night Dear Lord ... LP
Columbia, 1958. Very Good ... $1.99
An interesting early project from Johnny Mathis – one that has him taking on some gospel and spiritual standards, but in a way that's more in his own lush style than regular gospel! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 6 eye pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on two tracks. Cover has a very light stain near the bottom.)

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Rare SilkNew Weave ... LP
Polydor, 1983. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A way hipper record than you'd guess from a group with a name like "Rare Silk" – and some of the best group jazz vocalese recorded in the 80s! The group is a quartet of voices – 3 female, 1 male – and they come together in a style that's far less hokey than most of the other practictioners of this mode at the time – a timeless sort of hipster approach that's really got a lot of the same sort of energy as Mark Murphy on Muse! Backing is small combo jazz on all numbers, with some really sweet keyboards on a few of the best tracks – and titles include versions of Flip Nunez's "Happying", Freddie Hubbard's "Red Clay", Richie Cole's "New York Afternoon", Chick Corea's "Spain", Stanley Turrentine's "Sugar", and Eddie Harris' "You Know It's Wrong". LP, Vinyl record album

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Gil Scott-HeronFree Will ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1972. Very Good- Gatefold ... $46.99
A really tremendous album from the legendary Gil Scott-Heron – and a set that stands as one of his greatest statements from the 70s! The record is a wonderful example of Gil's work in two different styles – sweet mellow jazzy soul, and harder heavier protest poetry – the latter from his roots as a writer in touch with the streets, and the former part of a brilliant new direction that he was taking on the Flying Dutchman label. Side one features classic jazzy tracks recorded with Brian Jackson – like "Free Will", "The Middle Of Your Days", "Speed Kills", and "Did You Hear What They Said?". Side two moves over to a much sparer sound – and has Gil reciting some of his poetry with very heavy percussion, and a very righteous approach. The wisdom and knowledge of those pieces is a perfect example of the kinds of issues that were haunting black America in the early 70s – especially on the tracks "No Knock", "The King Alfred Plan", and "Sex Education: Ghetto Style". (Soul, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "King Alfred Plan".)

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✨✧ Cal Tjader & Carmen McRaeHeat Wave ... LP
Concord, 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
In our opinion, Carmen always sounds best when she's singing with a small jazz combo backing her up – which is why we dig this tasty set from the early 80s, recorded with a great group led by Cal! The album's got some nice Latin touches – thanks to piano by Mark Levin, and conga work by Poncho Sanchez – and tunes on the record are a mix of standards and a few more interesting numbers, all delivered with a nice light groove. Titles include "Besame Mucho", "Heat Wave", "All In Love Is Fair", "Evil Ways", "Love", "The Visit", and "Speak Low". (Jazz, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Nancy WilsonThis Mother's Daughter ... LP
Capitol, 1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Nancy Wilson's hippest albums from the 70s – a great record of smooth mellow tracks produced by Eugene McDaniels, handled with some nice jazzy flourishes, and a warm soulful sound that brings out the best in Nancy's vocals! If you've dug her vocals on the Life, Love, & Harmony album, you'll find that this one's pretty similar – with some great easily grooving tunes that well mark her move into modern soul – and a sophistication that goes way beyond her work of the 60s! Titles include "China", "I Don't Want A Sometimes Man", "From You To Me To You", "Stay Tuned", "When We Were One", and "Now". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Frances FayeI'm Wild Again (60s pressing) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1955. Used ... Out Of Stock
Maybe the greatest album ever from vocalist Frances Faye – and definitely the one to capture her genius in the best sort of west coast setting to really make it sparkle! The arrangements are by Russ Garcia – who directs extremely fluid work from a four trombone section that features Frank Rosolino, Maynard Ferguson, Herbie Harper, and Pullman Pederson – all gliding nicely alongside the deeper range of Frances' vocals, in a wonderful match of tone. The rhythm section features Gerald Wiggins on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Chico Hamilton on drums – and titles include "Toreador", "Love For Sale", "Embraceable You", "Clear Out Of This World", "They Can't Take That Away From Me", and "He's Funny That Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split top seam, some splitting on the bottom seam, and a mark from an old sticker.)
 
 
 



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