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✨✧ Ray Davies & The Button Down BrassThemes From The Exorcist, The French Connection, The Sting, & Other Great Films/Flashpoint ... CD
Pye/Vocalion (UK), 1974/1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Two great albums from Ray "funky trumpet" Davies – not the lead singer of The Kinks, but a heck of a groovy British bandleader from the 70s! First up is an album of Themes From The Exorcist and other films – all familiar movie themes from the early 70s, penned by artists like Michel Legrand and Lalo Schifrin – but served up here by Ray's Button Down Brass in a very cool style – compressed funk, ala the best crime/cop modes of the time – but with lots of individual touches that make the songs very different than the original versions! Titles include "Point Blank", "Enter The Dragon", "Klute", "French Connection", "Tubular Bells", "Cops & Robbers", and "Beyond Tomorrow". Flashpoint continues with some great film themes again served up in the magic Ray Davies mode – a funky big band approach that makes the record every bit as compelling as the American Cop Shows album from Henry Mancini – but maybe groovier, too. Titles include "Kojak", "Big Boss", "Man With The Golden Gun", "Mr Majestyk", "Magnum Force", "Fist Of Fury", and "Airport 1975". CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works in standard players!)

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Lord BuckleyBest Of Lord Buckley (Elektra) ... LP
Elektra, 1951/Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A late 60's issue of Lord Buckley's rare early recordings for the Vaya label in LA – groundbreaking sides that predated most comedy albums, and which also had a huge influence on the spoken word recordings of the beat generation! The tracks were recorded live, with Buckley talking in a mixture of jive and gibberish that may well have marked him as the first true hipster on record – and which also puts him in a lineage that's somewhere between Slim Gaillard and Babs Gonzales. Titles include "The Nazz", "Jonah And The Whale", "Nero", "Gettysburg Address", "Marc Antony's", and "Funeral Notation" (Comedy/Spoken, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Butterfly label pressing. Cover has light wear & unglued seams.)

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Mariachi Brass with Chet BakerDouble Shot ... LP
World Pacific, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A very strange chapter in Chet Baker's career – one that has him blowing the lead trumpet in World Pacific's Mariachi Brass – a group that was clearly designed as a Herb Alpert ripoff! The album's actually pretty nice, thanks to arrangements by George Tipton that sway and swing – and also bounce with a bit of a mod 60s groove. Most of the tracks are covers, and Chet's sound is a bit lost – but overall, the record's a nice one. Titles include "Agua Caliente", "Wheels", "Ring Of Fire", "Red Rubber Ball", and "But Not Today". LP, Vinyl record album

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MarkettsTake To Wheels ... LP
Warner, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The Marketts take to wheels here – making the move to hot rod themes that so many other surf instrumental groups were doing at the time – yet also finding their own unique groove in the process! The Marketts always had more of an overall studio sound than some of the more live rock instrumental acts of the time – but here they really turn that quality to their advantage, by using great Bones Howe production to bring out all the most unusual qualities of their instrumental lineup – fresh sax notes, oddball guitar phrasing, and lots of extra twists and turns to keep things interesting. Titles include "Woody Wagon", "Limbo Buggy", "Cobra", "Night Capades", "No Wheels", "Sting Ray", "Cha Cha Buggy", "Twice Pipes", "Bucket Seats", and "Makin Rubber". (Rock, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label Vitaphonic stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Les BaxterLes Bsxter – Eight Classic Albums Vol 2 (4CD set) ... CD
Real Gone Jazz, Mid 50s. Used 4CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Includes the albums Kaleidoscope, Tamoo, Caribbean Moonlight, La Femme, Round The World With Les Baxter, Skins, Midnight On The Cliffs, and Ports Of Pleasure. CD
 
 
 



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