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Martin DennyExotic Love ... LP
Liberty, 1968. Very Good+ ... $5.99
An overlooked gem from Martin Denny – cut during a range of later sides for Liberty Records, but somehow a standout, thanks to some soulful undercurrents in the music! The arranger is billed as Harold Johnson – who may well be the same cat leading the groovy sextet over on Revue Records at the same time – and the record has this subtle groove that's mighty nice – definitely an ear for some of the more soul-based instrumental styles of the 60s, with a nice bounce on the bottom that might almost make some of these cuts just right for older-style steppers. Instrumentation has a few exotic touches, but more piano than anything else – and titles include "A Beautiful Morning", "Love Exotic Style", "I Say A Little Prayer", "This Guy's In Love With You", "Love Is All Around", and "Voodoo Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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Martin DennyLatin Village ... LP
Liberty, 1964. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Martin Denny changes the rhythms from tropical to Latin here – but the overall groove is still highly in his best exotica mode, and nicely augmented by some additional instrumentation! There's some traces here of the shift in production for instrumental music from the time – a bit of electric bass echoing out at the bottom of some cuts, more echo than usual on the piano lines, and a floating quality that's almost even more sublime than the original Liberty sessions. But the core Denny elements are also still in place – tinkling piano, island percussion, and a playful approach to familiar rhythms that never fails to please. The Latin is more of a nod to harder Latin modes than anything else, but it does make for a nice, if subtle change – one that works especially well when Denny's piano is out front, but compressed a bit in the mix. Titles include "Flying Down To Rio", "Ho Ba La La", "Something Latin", "Girl From Ipanema", and "Latin Village". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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50 Velvet Brass50 Velvet Brass ... LP
Liberty, 1960s. Sealed ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

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Dom FrontiereDom Frontiere & His El Dorado ... LP
Liberty, 1955. Very Good+ ... $11.99
(Jazz, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove.)

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Spike JonesNew Band Of Spike Jones Plays Hank Williams Hits ... LP
Liberty, 1965. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front. Cover has some razor marks.)

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Victor LundbergOpen Letter ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Sealed ... $4.99
The other side of the sixties – the Barry Goldwater, Middle America one. The follow-up LP to Victor Lundberg's hit single "An Open Letter to My Teenage Son", a Vietnam-era spoken word track in which a conservative father explains to his son that although rebellion is in the tradition that made America great, "If you burn your draft card, then I have no son!". Loads of conservative rants with music..."Dear Son, you asked my reaction to long hair or beards on young people". Well son, Victor's gonna give you an earful! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a Mono promo sticker.)

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✨✧ Henry ManciniVersatile Henry Mancini (aka Driftwood & Dreams) ... LP
Liberty, 1957. Very Good- ... $0.99
The first-ever album from Henry Mancini – and a wonderfully spooky set! The style here is quite different than most of Hank's better-known film work and instrumental hits – as the record is very moody and laidback – cut with a slow-moving, dreamy sort of darkness that's really compelling! The instrumentation is very unusual – a mix of organ, accordion, and guitar by Laurindo Almeida – all stepped gently along with some spare electric bass bits by Bob Bain, who really knows how to preserve a sense of space in the set. There's a bit of wordless vocals from the lovely Lulu Jean Norman – almost in modes that would show up later in Italian soundtracks – and although there's a bit of an exotica feel to the record, it's very slight, given the lack of any percussion or drums – and instead comes off with a very spooky dream-like quality. Titles include "Bali Hai", "Poinciana", "The Whispering Sea", "Ebb Tide", and "The Naked Sea". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Johnny Mann SingersAlma Mater ... LP
Liberty, 1959. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
(Vocalists, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny Mann SingersGoodnight My Love ... LP
Liberty, 1969. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
(Vocalists, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album

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Johnny Mann SingersMan & A Woman ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Johnny Mann and his singers take on the wonderful theme to "Un Homme Et Une Femme" – plus other cuts that include "Mindy", "My Baby's Gone", "Green Hills", "Cherish", "So Rare", and "Mr & Mrs Millionaire". (Vocalists, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Sandy NelsonBoogaloo Beat ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $4.99
Groovy stuff from Sandy Nelson – one of his best albums ever! Despite the title, this isn't exactly the Latin soul adventure you might think – but it is a nice batch of drum-heavy instrumentals, with a good soul boogaloo beat to them. The best tracks are the ones with "boogaloo" in the title – like "Mystery Boogaloo", "Buckaroo Boogaloo", "Karate Boogaloo", and a cover of Lou Donaldson's "Alligator Boogaloo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Walter RaimHootenanny For Orchestra ... LP
Liberty, 1963. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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Nelson RiddleBright & The Beautiful ... LP
Liberty, Late 60s. Sealed ... $4.99
Groovy album of instrumentals, conducted by Nelson Riddle for Liberty, in a style that's a lot lighter than some of his earlier instrumental LPs for Capitol. Some of the tracks have a sound that's a bit too "old-timey", but there's lots of nice ones with the kind of banking string style he used so well on his later MPS albums. Titles include "See The Cheetah", "Your Zowie Face", "Gabrielle", and "Georgie Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front.)

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Sunset StringsPlay The Roy Orbison Songbook ... LP
Liberty, 1964. Sealed ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front. Cover has some razor marks.)

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Si ZentnerFrom Russia With Love ... LP
Liberty, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $3.99
One of the grooviest Si Zentner albums of the 60s – thanks to a host of hip spy themes that keep things interesting throughout! The material really brings out the best in Si – as does the album's excellent arrangements from Ernie Freeman and Bill Holman – both talents who know how to find the right mix of groovy and jazz that works the best for the Zentner touch! Titles include "Mr Lucky", "Dragnet", "Burke's Law", "James Bond Theme", "Charade", "007", and "The Fugitive". LP, Vinyl record album
(Audition pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split on the bottom seam and an Audition Record stamp on back.)

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Si Zentner & Johnny Mann SingersGreat Band With Great Voices ... LP
Liberty, Mid 60s. Sealed Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Si Zentner & Johnny Mann SingersPerfect Blend ... LP
Liberty, Mid 60s. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Martin DennyEnchanted Sea ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great album by Denny, with a nice approach that has sort of a drifting South Seas feel! The record is one of his last good ones for Liberty, and has lots of nice tracks like "My Isle Of Golden Dreams", "Beyond The Reef", "Flotsam & Jetsam", and "Cross Current". Nice sexy cover, too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing. Cover has a few spots of tape & a sticker remnant.)

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✨✧ Martin DennyExotic Percussion ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
It might be argued that Martin Denny's percussion was always exotic, but this album adds a bit more to the mix, by adding a whole bunch of strange Eastern instruments, all outlined in the notes on the back. The group includes Augie Colon, Julius Wechter, Harvey Ragsdale, and Frank Kim – all of whom play percussion on various tracks. Includes "My Tane", "Cumana", "Day Delight", "Monlight On The Ganges", and "Song Of The Bayou". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Earl PalmerDrumsville ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Kick-ass, drum-heavy instrumentals from Earl Palmer – the player who made some of David Axelrod's work sound great in the late 60s, but who's hitting even harder here! The style's a mix of rock instrumental and R&B modes – with pounding drums from Palmer on all numbers, and bits of sax, guitar, and occasional chorus vocals too. Titles include "What'd I Say", "Honky Tonk (part 2)", "One Mint Julep", "Raunch", "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On", and "Teen Beat". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has a bit of pen on back.)
 
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Martin DennyExotic Sounds Of Martin Denny (2CD set) ... CD
Capitol, Late 50s/1960s. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
2CDs, 40 tracks – and a motherlode of incredible work in the exotica vein! Most of the sides on the set are from Denny's groundbreaking albums for Liberty Records in the late 50s and early 60s – albums that featured Denny's hip combo lineup of piano, vibes, percussion, and lots of other odd effects – all working through a variety of exotica tunes to create a very cool sound! The whole thing's put together very nicely, with an incredibly gorgeous cover – and titles include "Bacoa", "Mau Mau", "Jungle Madness", "Black Orchid", "The Left Arm Of Buddha", "Lotus Land", "Time & Tide", "Swamp Fire", "Isle Of Love", and "Jungle Drums". CD
(Out of print.)

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Victor FeldmanVenezuela Joropo ... LP
Pacific Jazz, Late 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
Fantastic record, and perhaps the best thing that Victor Feldman ever did. He takes his vibes and marimba – which are normally very snoozy in a jazz context – and gives them a nice Now Sound twist, with a cool studio South American feel. He plays with some great LA studio players – like Dennis Budimir, Bill Perkins, and Emil Richards – in a nice small combo that works well throughout. Great stuff, including nice versions of "Pavane", "Frenesi", and "Summer Island". LP, Vinyl record album
(Liberty pressing.)

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Bud ShankMichelle ... LP
World Pacific, 1965. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Bud Shank takes on the sounds of The Beatles – and a whole host of other 60s pop stars as well – all with results that are as jazzy as they are groovy! The album's one of a few that Bud cut for Liberty in this format – alto and flute spread out over fuller backings from Bob Florence, a great arranger who knows how to make things swing by bringing in some wonderful 60s touches! There's a bit of guitar at times, some compressed horns – ala A&M – and some overall mod rhythms that help change things up nicely from tune to tune. Titles include "Michelle", "Yesterday", "Blue On Blue", "Sounds Of Silence", "Turn Turn Turn", "As Tears Go By", and "Girl". (Jazz, Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)
 
 
 



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