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Melvin Van Peebles —
Brer Soul ... LP A&M, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Amazing stuff from Melvin Van Peebles! Brer Soul is a mad mix of funky soul insanity and straight up wisdom – a mix of moods that also seems to inform the best of his films, now that we think about it – and it's put together with enough wild clashes of culture to shake anyone up. Funk ... (Soul, Comedy/Spoken)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
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Very tripped out work from Melvin Van Peebles – the multi-talented artist who had a huge influence on African American film in the 70s! Melvin's working here in a a mode that combines soul, folk, funk, and lots of the more messed-up sounds that you'd hear on his own soundtracks for his films. ... (Soul, Comedy/Spoken)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A rare bit of hardcore poetry by the Watts Prophets – the legendary LA group who were kind of a west coast answer to the Last Poets! The group have a sound that's as striking as the best early work by The Last Poets – a hard-hitting blend of poetry, rhythms, and righteous energy – ... (Soul, Comedy/Spoken)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A very cool collection of tracks from voices you might know more for their work on the screen – an array of British talents from the postwar years who were mostly known for their comedic performances in film and on TV! The word "thespians" is used here with a bit of wit – as ... (Vocalists, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
A really cool set that looks at the rise of late 50s beatnik culture from a variety of different styles – not just the jazz and poetry that marked that scene's biggest contribution to music – but also the wealth of modes that inspired those years too! The 3CD package features a ... (Vocalists, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
A very cool audio tour of the Universal Studios – long before they turned into a famous theme park! Features bits of music from Jaws, Battlestar Galactica, Incredible Hulk, and Airport 1975! Lots of great gatefold pictures, too! (Soundtracks, Comedy/Spoken)LP, Vinyl record album