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Marlene DietrichDietrich In Rio ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A pretty darn compelling late album from Dietrich – for a number of reasons! One might be the cover, which features her in a stunning white tuxedo and top hat. Another might be her voice, which is warbly and very booze drenched – much more compelling than even on earlier records. Still another might be the arrangements, which are handled by a young Burt Bacharach – swept up by Marlene and put to work at a very early point in his career. Tracks include "Makin Whoopee", "I Will Come Back Again", "Luar Do Sertao", "One For My Baby", "Look Me Over Closely", "Well All Right", and "The Boys In The Backroom". (Vocalists, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label Adventures In Sound pressing.)

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Electric Prunes (with David Axelrod)Mass In F Minor ... LP
Reprise, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A beautifully baroque batch of tracks, written and arranged for the Electric Prunes by the great David Axelrod – a really groundbreaking mix of modes that had quite an impact back in the late 60s! The record shows Axelrod's perpetual fascination with the spiritual – mixed with that great modern style of funk that he was forging at Capitol during the late 60s. The record's not really preachy, nor is it proggy. It's more of a complex blueprint of rock, jazz, funk, and touches of soul – all hung together on the same sort of "mass" structure that Axelrod would later use with Cannonball and on his own. Titles include "Kyrie Eleison", "Gloria", "Benedictus", and "Sanctus". (Rock, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Tri-color stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Mort GarsonZodiac Cosmic Sounds (mono pressing – on glow-in-the-dark vinyl) ... LP
Elektra/Rhino, 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 17.98
The Zodiac never sounded so spooky – and the album's one of the first in a trend that explored astrology with funky musical backings! The music for the set was put together by moogy maestro Mort Garson – then making a transition from being a straight easy arranger in the early 60s, to more of a tripped-out pop-psychedelic artist of the latter part of the decade. Garson brings a nice funky undercurrent to the set – in a style that's similar to the work of David Axelrod, but which also uses a bit more electric instrumentation. Each track features a spoken bit on a Zodiac sign – written by Jacques Wilson, and spoken by Cyrus Faryar – and the album also features some nice moog work by Paul Beaver! Titles include "Aries", "Taurus", "Cancer", "Leo", and so on! (P.S.: The label says "Must Be Played In The Dark!") LP, Vinyl record album
(50th Anniversary mono pressing on limited edition glow-in-the-dark vinyl!)
Also available
Zodiac Cosmic Sounds (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99
Zodiac Cosmic Sounds ... CD 11.99

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Morton GouldDoubling In Brass ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Living Stereo Red Seal pressing with deep groove. Cover has splitting on the spine.)

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Neal HeftiHefti in Gotham City ... LP
RCA, 1966. Very Good ... $19.99
Hefti nicely follows up his first Batman LP – with a set of tracks that have an equally jazzy bounce to them! The tunes are a bit farther-stretching in terms of their "Batman" component, but still have a great Gotham City groove – nice and 60s, with the usual wonderful Hefti soundtrack touches. Titles include "King Tut's Tomb", "Senorita Boo Bam", "Fingers", "The Lonely Greek", "Mother Gotham", "Gotham City Municipal Swing Band", "Honorable Batman", and "Soul City". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono Dynagroove pressing with deep groove. Cover has sale sticker remnants on front, with a demonstration stamp and a bit of pen on back.)
 
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Eden Ahbez & OthersWild Boy – The Lost Songs Of Eden Ahbez (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/1960s. New Copy Gatefold ... $28.99 31.99
A much-needed look at the untapped musical legacy of Eden Ahbez – the west coast mystic who's best remembered for delivering the song "Nature Boy" to Nat King Cole (legendarily walking in barefooted during a recording session!) – but who also made a range of other great music in the years that followed! Apart from "Nature Boy", and Ahbez's rare Eden's Island album from 1960, most of his other songs have fallen in in the shifting sands of time – but this record does a great job of digging up the best of the bunch, and presents them in a well-documented package that's much better than some of the public domain Eden Ahbez records that have hit the market. Song songs are by Eden, in a range of exotic vocal modes – others are by contemporaries, some in collaboration with Ahbez, some working on their own – and there's a great rante of trcks that icnlude "The Clam Man", "Umgowah", "India", "Child Of Nature", "Anna Was Mine (demo)", "Overcomers Of The World", and "Monterey" by Eden Ahbez – plus "Surfer John" by Nature Boy & Friends, "Wild Boy" by Mort Wise & The Wisemen, "Eden's Island" by Arthur Lyman, "Land Of Love" by Nat King Cole, "Hey Jacque" by Eartha Kitt, and "Palm Springs" by Ray Anthony. (Put together by the same guy who did Exotic World Of Eden Ahbez – but with different tracks, and even better sound!) LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaAcapulco '22 ... LP
Tower, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Excellent work from Laurindo – a truly wonderful album, played with small combo backing, which gives the set a jazzier feel than usual! Players include Jimmy Rowles on organ, Bob Cooper on tenor, Howard Roberts on guitar, and Shelly Manne, Milt Holland, and Chico Guerro on percussion – and although there's no credits for the arrangements on the album, the overall feel is similar to Roberts best work for Capitol, especially because Rowles' work on organ gives the record such a groovy sound! Titles include "Acapulco 1922", "Misirlou", "Satin Doll", "More", "Till Then", "What Kind Of Fool Am I", and "Desafinado". LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaGuitar From Ipanema ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Breezy bossa nova – Hollywood 60s style! The album's one of the best cut for Capitol by guitarist Laurindo Almeida – and has a sweet groovy little style that features Laurindo's lovely guitar work over some lightly dancing small combo backings that include flute, harmonica, organ, percussion, and even a bit of whistling on a few tracks! The vibe's very much in the best Verve/Impulse takes on the bossa – done with a clear California influence, which keeps things cool and breezy – and which also pushes Almeida past his sometimes-staid style on guitar. Two cuts also feature some great vocals by Irene Kral – and titles include "Twilight In Rio", "Old Guitaron", "Sarah's Samba", "Izabella", "Winter Moon", "Girl From Ipanema", and "Choro For People In Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Laurindo AlmeidaViva Bossa Nova! ... LP
Capitol, 1962. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A sweet little album from Laurindo Almeida and his "Bossa Nova All Stars" – not a group of Brazilian musicians, and instead a hip set of LA players who really help make the set sparkle! There's a bit more jazz here than on some of Laurindo's other Capitol records of the time – a great 60s update to the groove he first forged in the 50s with Bud Shank – featuring even more swinging rhythms, inventive instrumentation, and a slightly larger group with players who include Jimmy Rowles on organ, Howard Roberts on guitar, Bob Cooper on tenor, Don Fagerquist on trumpet, Justin Gordon on flute, and Shelly Manne, Chico Guerrero, and Milt Holland on percussion! The use of organ is especially nice – a warm wave of sound on top of some great bossa rhythms – and titles include "Naked City Theme", "Teach Me Tonight", "Desafinado", "Mr Lucky", "Theme From Route 66", and "One Note Samba". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Laurindo Almeida & The Bossa Nova All StarsIt's A Bossa Nova World ... LP
Capitol, 1963. Very Good ... $4.99
It's definitely a bossa nova world when Laurinda Almeida's around – given that the player first got the whole sound going in the 50s, then returned the favor in the 60s with some great albums like this for Capitol Records! The set's a bright blend of LA jazz and bossa rhythms – played by a group that also features Howard Roberts on electric guitar, Jimmy Rowles on organ, Don Fagerquist on trumpet, Bob Cooper on tenor, and Shelly Manne, Victor Feldman, and Chico Guererro on lots of percussion! Almeida plays guitar and cavaquinho on the session – and titles include "Rio Bonito", "Lisbon Antigua", "More", "Danke Shoen", "Till Then", "Say Wonderful Things", and "Sukiyaki". LP, Vinyl record album

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Armengol & His Orchestra29 Strings & Then Some ... LP
RCA, 1957. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassBest From Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – Dee Jay Sampler ... LP
A&M, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover and labels have a name in marker.)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassChristmas Album ... LP
A&M/Herb Alpert, 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.98
A beautiful Holiday classic from Herb – recorded for A&M during his glory years, and done in the core Tijuana Brass style, but with some added arrangements on voices and strings by Shorty Rogers! The album's worth it alone for Herb's great take on the Bacharach groover "The Bell That Couldn't Jingle" – but it also includes the tasty track "Las Mananitas", plus the holiday favorites "Winter Wonderland", "Jingle Bells", "The Christmas Song", "Sleigh Ride", "Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow" and "Jingle Bell Rock". 10 tracks in all, the perfect backdrop for the holiday office party! (Holiday Music, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Newly remastered version – nice and heavy!)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassSouth Of The Border ... LP
A&M, 1963. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Herb Alpert's going South Of The Border again in another marvelous set of modern mariachi tunes – taking that wonderful Tijuana Brass sound, and turning it towards a number of familiar hits of the day! There's equal parts 60s instrumental pop and Latin groove in the mix – and the punctuated yet compressed Alpert production really hits some sublime moments. Herb's really finding his own sound here – not just the one that would be used on other Tijuana Brass albums, but also on the genius to come from A&M! Titles include "Girl From Ipanema", "Up Cherry Street", "Mexican Shuffle", "El Presidente", "All My Loving", and "Numero Cinco". LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing.)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWarm ... LP
A&M, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A fantastic record from the late 60s years of Herb Alpert – a time when the trumpeter was really opening up his sound, and starting to hit some of the same cool styles of his other great acts on the A&M label! Gone are the trademark Cali-Mex arrangements of the early Tijuana Brass records – and in their place are these soaring, soulful styles that draw heavily from the late 60s changes in Brazilian music, American soundtracks, and jazz! Shorty Rogers helped a bit with the charts, and you can definitely hear his cool touches in the mix – and the trumpet solos are nicely changed up from previous records too. Herb does a great job with Nilsson's excellent cut "Without Her", and the band grooves nicely on Brazil cuts "The Sea Is My Soil" and "Zazueira", plus "Pretty World", "To Wait For Love", "Sandbox", "Marjorine", and "The Continental". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights ... LP
A&M, 1965. Very Good ... $4.99
Trumpety magic from Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – a record that's known not only for its classic cover of a model dipped in whipped cream, but also for it's tremendously groovy groove! The Tijuana sound is very firmly in place by the time of this set – Mexican-inspired, but compressed down into a sweet little LA groove in that magical A&M way – never too over the top, done in a way that takes a previously-hokey brassy sound, and smoothes it out for the Now Sound generation! Titles include the hit single "Whipped Cream", plus "Taste Of Honey", "Green Peppers", "Bittersweet Samba", "Lemon Tree", "Ladyfingers", and "Butterball". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing.)
Also available Whipped Cream & Other Delights ... CD 4.99

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Ames Brothers with EsquivelHello Amigos ... LP
RCA, 1960. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A very unique outing – a set that mixes the sweet harmonies of The Ames Brothers with wild backings from Esquivel! Most of the tracks are in Spanish, and have Esquivel doing a standard Latin sound, but which also approaches his own solo work in some of the more unusual moments! (Vocalists, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove.)
 
 
 



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