An insane record – and one of the strangest moments in pop music during the early 70s! Coven are best known to most folks for cutting the message-oriented, sweet folk tune "One Tin Soldier" – but here, they change course completely – and offer up a whole album dedicated ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on red & yellow "Hellfire" vinyl!)
A surprisingly soulful group from upstate New York in the 70s – a blue-eyed batch of musicians from Syracuse – but who come together in a sweet, smooth sound that's a lot like the best Cali work of the time! Maybe some of the early Becker/Fagan charm drifted upriver during their time ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A gem of a record from one of the coolest UK groups of the 60s – served up here in a German release that maybe gives The Creation one of their most vibrant covers ever! Despite the European issue of the material, the tracks here are all Brit brilliance from the group and producer Shel Talmy ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Creedence Clearwater Revival may not have actually been born on the bayou – they were long-timers in the San Francisco scene of the 60s – but they do a hell of a job of reinventing swamp rock on this second stunning album! The quartet are a masterpiece of spare, unbridled power – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Creedence Clearwater Revival at the height of their powers – working in this amazing style that has roots in the swamp rock world of the late 50s, but which is produced with a gritty, almost trippy sort of quality – a mode that uses plenty of echo to really make this magic around the ... read moreCD
Groovy, BABY! Bob Crewe's swingin' follow-up to his Music to Watch Girls By, given a slightly Brit easy twist with cuts like "Birds of Britain", and "Chelsea Girls". Very groovy, with a swingin London sound. As the lyrics to "Birds" go, "Chasin after chicks is ... (Now Sound, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
The first chapter in the career of one of the strangest forces in the New York club scene at the end of the 70s – the ultra-camp Cristina, an offbeat singer who mixed Brechtian angst with the punky funk of the Ze Records scene! Cristina came from a theater and academic background, and ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including the inner sleeve. Cover has some wear, a promo sticker and a cut corner.)
Titles include "Dark Star", "Just A Song Before I Go", "I Give You Give Blind", "In My Dreams", and "Carried Away". CD
(Out of print, limited edition, gold CD pressing – remastered by Steve Hoffman. This copy includes the original, die-cut slipcase which is in great shape!)
Crosby Stills Nash & Young —
4 Way Street ... LP Atlantic, 1971. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ...
A live classic from CSNY – with long versions of "Southern Man", "Long Time Gone", "Ohio", "Carry On", "Triad", "Chicago", and "Love The One You're With". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green label Rockefeller pressing. Cover has ring wear and a name in pen.)
Crosby Stills Nash & Young —
So Far ... CD Atlantic, 1974. Used ...
A great document of all this famous harmony trio/quartet were able to achieve during their first few years – a masterful reworking of vocal group modes from earlier rock and soul styles, taken forward towards the 70s with a spirit that's still as powerful today as it was back at the time! ... read moreCD
Produced by David Lynch and Angelo Badalamenti. LP, Vinyl record album
(2018 Sacred Bones red and black swirl pressing – limited to 500 copies!)
Cry Babies —
Cry Babies ... LP CID/Far Out (UK), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)...
Fast funk and groovy grooves – a really great album of psychedelic tunes from Brazil! The Cry Babies serve up a sound that's beyond compare – American funk and soul influences played on organ, guitar, and sax, filtered through some really wild post-Tropicalia production! The result is ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic hard rock set from the Argentine scene of the 70s – and a record that shows that nation could boast the kind of power trio to match the giants on the UK and US scenes! Nacho Smilari may well be the powerhouse driving the whole thing – as his vocals are already strong, but ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the most treasured albums ever by The Cure! Includes "Why Can't I Be You", "Just Like Heaven", "Catch", "Hot Hot Hot" and more. CD
(Out of print.)
Top ... LP Sire, 1984. Very Good- ...
The Cure in a pretty unique period, and they have a pretty wild record to show for it! The Top spins in some interesting directions – from keyboard psychedelia, to boisterous pop, to some to trademark Cure mood pieces laced with Middle Eastern and other points global touches – there's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A mindblowing debut from Cybotron – one of the most unusual groups to ever hail from Detroit – and that's saying a hell of a lot, given the musical legacy of the city! Cybotron have a sound that's starkly electronic, and a huge influence on later electro, hip hop, techno, and house ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Neon ... LP Columbia, 1967. Very Good ...
Beautiful work from The Cyrkle – post-folk, partly-sunshine, and a treasure trove of really groovy tunes! The record features a fair number of covers, but they're really redone here by the group in a mode that mixes youthful harmonies with slight acoustic guitar touches and some occasional ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Cover has a sticker spot and light wear.)
A totally groovy little group from late 60s Poland – one who work here in a "beat mass" of their own creation – a totally rocking album that seeks to remake the Catholic mass in a flurry of fast drums, riffing guitars, and mod keyboards! The territory is nothing new – ... read moreCD
The group behind one of the coolest novelty tunes of the 70s – the excellent "Chick A Boom (Don't Ya Jes Love It)" – one of those cuts that showed up everywhere at the time, but didn't exactly put the band on the map! That great cut leads off the set – and other numbers ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An amazing reissue of this now-legendary album – once a lost psych oddity, but a set that's gone onto make plenty of waves over the years! Song Of A Gypsy may well be one of the best self-issued psych sets from the American underground – a really well-written, well-recorded record that ... read moreCD
Rootsy rock work from Dianne Davidson – singing tracks by Jackson Browne, Joni Mitchell, and other hip contemporaries – all in a mix of acoustic instrumentation and cool Cali currents! LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, on Chess, with insert – in a non-gatefold cover.)
Link Davis —
Big Mamou ... CD Okeh/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ...
Link Davis is holding a saxophone on the cover, but he's also a hell of a fiddler too – and this huge collection of his music follows a strong shift in his style over the course of the 50s – from a rootsy cajun musician to one that's got more of a rocking vibe overall! The package ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreCD
A beautifully moody little record from drummer Brian Davison – a onetime member of The Nice, but stepping out here with a sound that's totally wonderful on his own! The record's got all these odd jazzy elements around the edges – thanks in part to sax and flute from Geoffrey Peach, and ... read moreCD
A sweet little number with a sunny California vibe – equal parts rock and soul, with a guitar line that fades in to echo the waves of the surf – while Rudy De Anda delivers a vocal over romping drums! "Los Canarios" is slower, with plenty of echoey guitar tripping over slow ... (Funky 45's, Rock)read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Fantastic longform work from Jan Dukes De Grey – a group who mix together prog and folk elements in a really wonderful style – then spin things out over a trio of very long tracks on the record! The charms of the group are a bit hard to describe, but immediately evident on record ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dead Moon's third album – bursting into the 90s with Defiance – a record that arrived when some fellow Pacific Northwest underground rockers were getting ready to be flung head first into the mainstream, but DM remained defiantly underground! Even though this third album, they were ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Deaf Wish —
Pain ... LP Sub Pop, 2015. Near Mint- ...
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Clear with black swirl vinyl, including the heavy inner sleeve and download card.)
Deep Purple may be asking a lot to knock the faces of the presidents off Mount Rushmore, and put up their own images instead – but given the force of this classic early 70s set, they may well have the musical power on their own to carve up a whole mountainside! The album's a ripper right ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing with Artisan etch. Cover has seam splitting and some surface wear.)
One of the greatest vocal groups to record for Mercury – with titles that include "Come Along With Me", "Now Is The Hour", "I'm Sittin On Top Of The World", "Is It Any Wonder", and "A Sunday Kind Of Love". (Soul, Rock)LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label Long Playing-Microgroove pressing with deep groove. Cover is lightly aged on the back, but is otherwise nice – no splits. Vinyl is nice and clean.)
Roots rock but with a strongly soulful undercurrent – thanks to key late 60s Stax production from Donald Duck Dunn and Don Nix, both of whom make the record sound a lot hipper than many other similar sets from the time! The record showcases the singing and songwriting talents of Delaney and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Maybe one of the purest expressions of the genius of Bonnie and Delaney Bramlett – an album that was recorded to feel like it was done in a motel room – with a stripped-down vibe that really gets at the best energy of the pair! Roots rock mixes with blue-eyed soul, gospel piano, and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A killer set of southern rock – even if the whole thing was recorded in London, while the group was on tour with Eric Clapton! Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett are at the height of their powers here – really reworking rootsy southern elements into the kind of sharp-edged 70s sound that made ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett certainly have some heavy friends here – a stunning host of guest help on the record, who make the whole thing come together with a sweet blend of southern rock and soul! The duo were always almost more of a soul act than a rock one, and that quality really shows ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp and a tracklist sticker.)
Diane Denoir —
Diane Denoir ... LP Discos De Planta/Wah Wah (Spain), 1972. New Copy (reissue)...
The debut album from Uruguayan singer Diane Denoir – served up with heavy help from Eduardo Mateo of the legendary group El Kinto! Like Mateo's work, the music here is a bit beyond easy comparison – in a rock or pop structure, but with lots of deeper ideas too – a bit like the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The debut of one of the most forward-thinking, longest living, unique pop music phenomenons of the 80s onward! Although Depeche Mode diehards might bristle at being lumped in with pop music giants, you really can't deny that they're often emotionally raw, even morose songs, married with a range of ... read moreCD
Depeche Mode —
Ultra ... LP Mute, 1997. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
... LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing on Rhino.)
Depeche Mode —
Violator ... LP Sire, 1990. Very Good Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Quite possibly the hippest album ever recorded by Lizzy Mercier Descloux – a session done in South Africa, and featuring a variety of unusual rhythms! The sound here isn't conventional African pop, and like other gems from the Ze Records catalog, this set blends together a number of styles ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download of the full album – plus bonus tracks too!)
Jackie DeShannon —
Pop Princess ... LP Liberty (Australia), Late 50s/1960s. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Arguably one of their most perfect moments ever – a sublime blend of noise and funk! Titles include "Kinderfunk", "Osten Wahrt Am Langsten", "De Panne", "Nacht Arbeit", "Gewalt", and "Gib's Mir". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Vinyl has a mark that clicks on "Gewalt".)
Deutsch Amerikanische Freundschaft (DAF) —
Fur Immer ... LP Virgin (Germany), 1981. Very Good ...
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has unglued top and bottom seams.)