A strange shift in sound for Coven – a set that's still got all the satanic imagery of their classic Witchcraft record, but which has a more rock-based approach overall! The songs here are all pretty darn catchy – produced by Shel Talmy with a good mix of compressed guitars and vocals ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Overlooked genius from this all-female group at the end of the 60s – a combo that features Quatro Sisters Patti, Suzi, and Nancy – serving up an unusual brew of offbeat numbers and some more hard-rocking tracks that point the way towards their greater fame! There's a really ... read moreCD
One of the best full lengths by The Cramps! By the time A Date With Elvis came out in the mid 80s, The Cramps had pretty much perfected their wild mix of ghoulish innuendo and truly devoted roots rock/garage revivalism. The sex club and monster movie imagery was for show, but their love of rootsy ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK Big Beat pressing, including the printed inner sleeve.)
Sacrilicious psychobilly sleaze from The Cramps – tearing into the 80s with Songs The Lord Taught Us – one their best ever albums! The Cramps may have ticked off aging proto rock fans of the time with their ghoulish take on the style, along with their punk demeanor, but producer Alex ... read moreCD
Genius work from The Creation at their best – tunes that really get at that special sort of something that set the group apart from so many others in the late 60s scene – a kind of compression of mod, garage, and psych elements into these short little tracks that still have all of their ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great late moment from The Creation – a set that was issued in the mid 90s, on the Creation Records label that took its name and inspiration from the group – and which features the original 1966 lineup of the band! The production style has maybe a bit of that later UK psych moodiness ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A later effort from The Creation – that fantastic UK mod psych group from the 60s who never full got their due – but whose influence was felt strongly for generations to come! This late 80s set is a great example of that – as group members Eddie Phillips and Kenny Pickett work on ... 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 moreCD
The complete Woodstock performance by Creedence Clearwater Revival in 1969 – brought together here as an official album for the first time ever! CCR were a very important part of that legendary rock festival, but didn't get placement on the original record in a way that lived up to their ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
It's hard to get any more classic than this for Creedence Clearwater Revival – as this legendary late 60s album is definitely the place where it all comes together! The pairing of John Fogerty's lead guitar and the scratching rhythm guitar of brother Tom really sounds wonderful here – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram half speed master pressing housed in a replica tip on jacket.)
Three full albums from Australian singer Creepy John Thomas – all of them pretty darn great! The set begins with a record issued under the name of Rust – a set recorded in Germany, by Australian singer John Thomas – all quickly put together in the studio, but with results that ... read moreCD
Bob Crewe is a long way from his 60s Four Seasons and Barbarella territory here – but still has all of his best strengths of arranging very firmly in hand! The album is one of Crew's mid 70s disco reinventions – and has the maestro working in a surprisingly strong soul mode, with help ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Crosby Stills Nash & Young —
Deja Vu ... CD Atlantic, 1970. Used ...
Titles include "Carry On", "Teach Your Children", "Helpless", "Almost Cut My Hair", and "Country Girl". CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)
Crosby Stills Nash & Young —
So Far ... LP Atlantic, Early 70s. Very Good ...
Just Sold Out!
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 moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, SD 18100, with PR suffix and PR/AT etches. Cover has surface wear, some aging, and initials in marker.)
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
The complete Polydor Recordings of Culpeper's Orchard – a Danish group who are every bit as enigmatic as their name! The set begins with their debut – a great record from overlooked Danish group at the start of the 70s – a combo who could easily step between folksy and ... read moreCD
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 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
(Cover has light surface wear, and a small rip on the top left corner.)
Post-Bauhaus work from Peter Murphy – done with Mick Karn of Japan! LP, Vinyl record album
Karen Dalton —
1966 ... CD Delmore, 1966. New Copy ...
The third in a series of unearthed archival release of treasures by 60s folk singer, guitarist and banjo player Karen Dalton from Delmore Recordings – and it's also the third completely beautiful and revelatory Karen Dalton release from Delmore Recordings! For years, Dalton was best known by ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreCD
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
Douglas Dare —
Whelm ... LP Erased Tapes (UK), 2014. Near Mint- ...
An incredible late album from Bobby Darin – and a real treasure! The record was cut after Darin's mid 60s fascination with the work of Tim Hardin, most of which he re-recorded for Atlantic during that time – but it's got a similar style to the Hardin years, yet features some stunning ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great little group, and one with a nicely raw sound – almost a dash of soul at times, sounding like work by The Rivingtons! Titles include the hit "Hot Pastrami" – plus "I Scream", "Dill Pickles", "Surf Dreams", "Fanny Mae", and " ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear near the bottom, but is nice overall. Record is nice.)
A little bit of Paul Davis is a mighty nice thing – a surprisingly strong dose of blue-eyed soul, of the sort that's got perfect placement on the Bang Records label of Bert Berns! A few years earlier, and Davis would have been a real chart-crosser – the kind of singer who's unabashedly ... read moreCD
A really sweet little album from Paul Davis – issued on early 70s Bang Records, with a vibe that's maybe partly blue-eyed soul, partly singer/songwriter – all put together with a nicely understated vibe! Paul's got a voice that's much warmer than his image on the cover – and a ... read moreCD
Great work from the second chapter of The Spencer Davis Group – the time immediately after Steve Winwood left to form Traffic, and the combo stepped forward into some even headier music of their own! This period of the SDG isn't nearly as well known as their early hits – and the box ... read moreCD
A pair of albums from this very unusual group – plus bonus tracks too! First up is the strangely-titled Wide Open N Way – the first album from Day Of Phoenix – a really unique Danish group with roots in both beat group and psych ensembles, but who come across here with this spare ... read moreCD
The swells in the title are those of the Pacific Ocean – right alongside the sunny Cali shores of the 70s, where this gem of a record was created! The album's got all the best charms of classic AOR material by folks like Ned Doheny or Steely Dan – but it's maybe even more amazing given ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Spacey piano work from Jordan De La Sierra – material that's clearly informed by the 60s experiments of La Monte Young and Terry Riley, but which also has a more open, spiritual quality too! The piano has a nice sense of tuning – one that's almost watery at points – and Jordan's ... (Out Sound, Rock)read moreCD
A record that seems to take Dead Can Dance even farther back into the past than ever before – not to the sound of their earliest years, but to a world of ancient musical elements that come together beautifully in their hands! The set is probably the most carefully-recorded the group ever ... read moreCD
The west coast had The Seeds, and the east coast had The Deep – a group known only for this one album, but a key garage psych group nonetheless! This record's a gem through and through – oddly (almost mistakenly) issued on the mostly-pop Cameo label in the mid 60s, but recorded with a ... read moreCD
(2010 Definitive Masters Edition.)
Deep Dark Woods —
Yarrow ... CD Six Shooter (Canada), 2017. Used ...
One of the crowning classics from the early years of Deep Purple – and a set that will forever be remembered for giving the world the classic rock anthem "Smoke On The Water"! Yet the record as a whole is even better – and is filled with some long-burning, hard-wailing tracks ... read moreCD
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
The last album in the cool classic run of German gems from Der Plan – a group that few folks paid attention to at the time, but who really gave the world some wonderful electronic music in the post-punk years! These guys really distill all the best sides of the German electronic experiments ... read moreCD
The last album in the cool classic run of German gems from Der Plan – a group that few folks paid attention to at the time, but who really gave the world some wonderful electronic music in the post-punk years! These guys really distill all the best sides of the German electronic experiments ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The title translates to "it's a strange and peculiar world" – and there's maybe no better introduction to the mad electronic music of this wonderful German trio from the 80s! Der Plan were part of that special small slice of the German new wave – groups who didn't rely on ... read moreCD
The title translates to "it's a strange and peculiar world" – and there's maybe no better introduction to the mad electronic music of this wonderful German trio from the 80s! Der Plan were part of that special small slice of the German new wave – groups who didn't rely on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Derek & The Dominos —
Layla ... LP Atco, 1970. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ...
One of Eric Clapton's greatest moments – and a set that also features guitars from Duane Allman and organ from Bobby Whitlock! Recorded in Miami at Criteria Studios – and titles include "Layla", "It's Too Late", "Little Wing", "Have You Ever Loved A ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Atco pressing. Cover has some surface wear and a small split on the bottom seam.)
One of Eric Clapton's greatest moments – and a set that also features guitars from Duane Allman and organ from Bobby Whitlock! Recorded in Miami at Criteria Studios – and titles include "Layla", "It's Too Late", "Little Wing", "Have You Ever Loved A ... read moreCD
(2004 remaster with 5.1 multichannel mix. BMG direct pressing.)
Franck Dervieux —
Dimension M ... LP Return To Analog (Canada), 1972. New Copy (reissue)...
Franck Dervieux takes off to Dimension M in this very cool set of prog tracks from the Montreal scene of the 70s – music that's heavy on Franck's own work on piano, organ, and electric piano – driven onwards by a tight little combo, and topped with some occasional wordless vocals from ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition of 500!)
All ... CD SST, 1987. Used ...