Jack Ackerman/Teo Macero —
Faces ... LP Columbia, Late 60s. Sealed ...
Like the music in most of John Cassavetes films, this LP's a weird mish mash of styles, sounds, and snippets – but it's also got a very emotional edge to it, like all of Cassavetes' films. Jack Ackerman did most of the music, and Teo Macero arranged and conducted all of it. Weird stuff, but ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole in front. Cover has two cutout holes.)
Sublime soundtrack music from Edward Artemiev – not a big name for film scoring on this side of the Iron Curtain, but a really well-remembered talent for his classic 70s work for the films of Andrey Tarkovsky! Side one of this album features wonderful sounds from the film Stalker – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A groovy groovy soundtrack that contains one of the Association's greatest songs! "Goodbye Columbus" may not be as famous as some of their bigger hits – but we love it to death, and it's the kind of catchy groover they'll find us singing in the coffin long after we've passed away! ... (Rock, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The great, bracing score to the fantastic Otto Preminger film, with music by Georges Auric, and nice dramatic saxophone passages. Juliette Greco sings the title song in a nice dramatic Frenchy fashion, and the whole thing does great justice to the steamy book by Francoise Sagan. LP, Vinyl record album
One of John Barry's earliest scores for Bond – when his style was nice and raw, and when the Bond theme couldn't be heard enough throughout the course of the movie! Matt Munro sings the lyrics to the forgotten title hit – and other tracks include "James Bond Theme", "Tani ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the greatest soundtracks ever from the great John Barry – a set of tracks that echoes some of his famous modes from James Bond films, yet also has a unique quality all its own! Barry's got a strongly jazzy sensibility here – and spaces out some great instrumentation with the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)
An unusual moment for John Barry – as he contributes the instrumental score for this stage production based on Lolita! Features Denise Nickerson in the title role – and work by Dorothy Loudon and Leonard Frey. LP, Vinyl record album
John Barry/Shirley Bassey —
Goldfinger ... LP United Artists, 1964. Very Good+ ...
Just Sold Out!
The soundtrack that put John Barry over the top – and to many, THE James Bond soundtrack! The album chills from the first notes of the haunting title theme – the majestic "Goldfinger", sung by Shirley Bassey with a tone that's as dangerous as a razor-sharp hat spinning ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Sure it's a soundtrack, and sure it's got a number of songs that are just instrumentals from the film – but the record also features some excellent late Beatles tracks that can only be found here – including the killer tracks "Hey Bulldog" (almost a funky nugget), "Only A ... (Rock, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Apple pressing, "Mfd By Capitol" text. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a bit of pen on back.)
A very groovy soundtrack to this cool British film – starring a young Jack Wild in his pre-HR Puffenstuff days! The film's kind of a mod kids film – with a number of bright and peppy tunes mixed with others that are either more serious or more jazzy – a blend of rock and more ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Elmer Bernstein's theme to The Magnificent Seven is one of the standout soundtrack tunes of the 60s – an instantly recognizable number that you'll groove on right away, and which shows up often in Bernstein's soundtrack to this 1966 sequel to the original film. Tracks include "The ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)
Art Blakey's soundtrack to this fantastic French film is one of his best non-Blue Note albums ever – and it's got the additional bonus of featuring performances by the great French tenor star Barney Wilen! The tunes here are way more than just short scene-setting soundtrack numbers – ... (Jazz, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original Epic pressing, matrix ending in 1B/2B. Cover has light wear.)
James Brown gets even better than before – working here in the setting of a blacksploitation soundtracks – which makes the album a doubly funky outing from the 70s! James is a master throughout – beating Isaac Hayes and Curtis Mayfield at their own games – as he works with ... (Soul, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some edge wear and a promo sticker.)
Oscar Brown Jr, Sivuca, & Jean Pace —
Joy ... LP RCA, 1970. Very Good+ ...
Oscar Brown's score for a hip play that he wrote (one of his many plays!) – performed by him, Sivuca, and Jean Pace. Despite the "show" quality of the material, this actually stands simply as a great Oscar Brown Jr. LP, and the production is nice and intimate, and sounds just like ... (Vocalists, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
While some of this material was released later by Carlos in a different recording, this is the soundtrack to the film, with several orchestral songs and the Gene Kelly version of "Singin In The Rain" included next to Carlos' electronic versions of Beethoven and his own great work for the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing in a gatefold cover.)
Ralph Carmichael/Cliff Richard —
His Land ... LP Light, Early 70s. Sealed ...
Pretty righteous stuff – with some vocals from Alex Bradford and other gospel singers – on cuts that nicely skirt the secular and spiritual! Produced by Jerry Ragovoy, with titles that include "Love Power", "I Gotta Keep Movin", "Good Vibrations", "Fig ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A record that's not only a landmark in Jamaican music – but also a set that was to reggae what Curtis Mayfield's Superfly was to 70s soul! In other words, the set not only raised the bar for all the competition, it also ended up in a lot more record collections than most of them too – ... (Reggae, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Vladimir Cosma —
Diva ... LP DRG, 1982. Near Mint- ...
When we were impressionable little arty tykes, this was one of our favorite soundtracks. It's got some beautiful Satie-esque tracks that feature solo piano by Vladimir Cosma, plus some weird Euro electronic stuff that has a nice cold feel to it. Also features a few tracks from the opera "La ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has heavy wear on the spine.)
Bob Crewe/The Glitterhouse —
Barbarella ... LP Dyno Voice, 1968. Near Mint- ...
One of the most insanely wonderful soundtracks from the late 60s – filled with weird instrumental touches and sublimely groovy vocals that really match the mad spirit of the film! Although Bob Crewe's best known for his work as a producer for bigger names in the 60s, he really shines here on ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with deep groove, in fantastic shape!)
One of the trippiest soundtracks of the 60s – a wonderful blend of psych tracks from The Electric Flag, and moogier electronic moments from the great Paul Beaver! The Flag are at their best here – playing tunes that move from short bursts of fuzz to longer jams – laid out with ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the hipper sides of Broadway during the big hit years, even if it is pretty goofy! The musical features songs and routines based on the work of cartoonist/humorist James Thurber, set to jazz backings by Don Elliott. The whole thing's not as bad as you might think – and some numbers ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A great snapshot of jazzy London in the years before the acid jazz explosion of the late 80s – and a surprisingly great soundtrack that's stood the test of time much more than the actual film! The music here represents a jazz-based undercurrent of the London scene that was already turning ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)
Certainly one of the lesser sorts of soul soundtracks that you'll find, and an easily overlooked Roberta Flack record consisting of tracks for this low-budget comedy with Cicely Tyson and Richard Pryor. The music's mostly in an electric modern soul vein – even the instrumental bits – ... (Soul, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Marvin Marvin Marvin – just when we thought you couldn't impress us any more, you took it to the next level! Trouble Man is a heck of a wonderful surprise from an artist that most folks really only knew as a singer – a fantastically funky blacksploitation soundtrack, conceived and ... (Soul, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the gatefold cover, with light wear.)
A brilliant little soundtrack from Dizzy Gillespie – composed by Mal Waldron, and played by Diz with a sound and sensitivity that few of his other 60s albums can match! The feel here is quite bold and righteous – a perfect accompaniment for the documentary-like black and white images ... (Jazz, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove, still with Philips inner sleeve. Cover has light aging, still looks great!)
Jerry Goldsmith —
Coma ... LP MGM, 1977. Near Mint- ...
A creepy Michael Crichton-directed soundtrack from the 70s! Jerry Goldsmith's excellent score for Coma is done with a moody mix of orchestrations that really underlies the eerie medical themes of the film! The instrumentation is mostly acoustic, but resonates with some nice dreamy 70s touches ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The hard-to-find soundtrack for the first Planet Of The Apes film! The record has a nice mix of dramatic orchestral scoring with some other tracks that have a cool jingly jangly noisy sound. Jerry Goldsmith did some great work for this one, and the album has a cool gatefold cover with images from ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Great work from Earl Hagen – one of TV's better composers, as you'll hear from this tight set of tracks! The core mode of the music is crime jazz, but Hagen also adds in a lot of dramatic flourishes and contemplative passages – and the show's exotic locales (Mexico, Japan, Burma, Hong ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Carly Simon makes a big appearance here – singing the hit title track "Nobody Does It Better" – one of the highest-charting Bond film tunes of the 70s! But our favorites are the instrumental songs – handled by Marvin Hamlisch here with a sound that's perhaps a bit more ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Weird, wonderful sounds from George Harrison – with lots of Indian music in the mix! Titles include "Greasy Legs", "Guru Vandana", "Microbes", "On The Bed", "Glass Box", "Singing Om", and "Love Scene". (Rock, Soundtracks)LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including insert. Cover has light wear and some aging.)
A weird batch of folksy rock tunes – composed and produced by Harley Hatcher for Sidewalk Enterprises, and sounding a lot more like a Sidewalk or Tower soundtrack than something on RCA. The groups are the usual obscurities that would show up on a Mike Curb soundtrack – pictured on the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a cut corner.)
Lost jazzy score to this obscure 60s film – featuring nice nice work by Kenyon Hopkins, very much in the style of his other famous work from the time. Some tracks ahve a nice organy groove, others have nice spare jazz elements – and although the players aren't credited, we're sure the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo with deep groove. Cover has a promo sticker, a mostly split bottom seam with some peeling, and a name in pen on back.)
One of the greatest soundtracks ever – a record that set a whole new standard for audio representation of a film! The mad music for the set was composed by Antonio Carlos Jobim, with lyrics by Vincius De Moraes – and performed by Luiz Bonfa on guitar – but despite such prime ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label mono pressing.)
Elton John/Bernie Taupin —
Friends ... LP Paramount, 1971. Very Good ...
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(German pressing. Cover has a partially unglued bottom seam.)
Partly a soundtrack to the film on the life and music of the mighty Sharon Jones – partly a collection of some of her best tracks, with a bonus cut that's previously unreleased! The music here documents the amazing run of modern funk we've heard from Ms Jones & The Dap-Kings – a ... (Deep Funk, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Pianist Duke Jordan takes on the groovy score to the French film Les Liasions Dangereuses – material best known via Art Blakey's original recording with tenorist Barney Wilen – but equally great here in Jordan's lesser-known version! The group here is excellent – with some of ... (Jazz, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A spy film – and with a mix of jazz and orchestral themes that's similar to some of Henry Mancini's work from the same time. The main theme is nice and jazzy, with some good guitar, and a great crime theme sound. Two other nice tracks are "The Pussy Willow Club" and "Pussy ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Anton Karas —
Third Man ... LP Soundtrack Factory, 1949. Sealed Gatefold ...
Nicely-packaged version of the famous score to The Third Man – featuring the legendary zither work of the great Anton Karas! Karas played in this tightly plucked style, mixing traditional elements with the right moody elements needed for the film – and the result was a score that was ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
The original soundtrack – featuring vocals by Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor, and Debbie Reynolds, over original backings by Lennie Hayton. Titles include "Moses", "Make 'Em Laugh", "Sigin In The Rain", "Fit As A Fiddle", "Good Morning", "Yo ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A wonderful mid 70s set from Gladys Knight & The Pips – a soundtrack date written and produced by Curtis Mayfield, who really helps bring a lot of depth to their music! Curtis really helps Knight and the group get out of some of their hit cliches of the 70s, and find some hipper space ... (Soul, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic stuff, and one of our favorite soundtracks of all time! The score is filled with beautiful haunting melodies by Francis Lai, and the instrumentation includes spare spooky electric keyboards and organ, swirling churning strings, and a lone lonely trumpet. Plus, a few tracks have some very ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic! This is the US release of the Michel Legrand score to Jaques Demy's incredible 1965 film The Umbrellas Of Cherbourg. Every word of dialogue in the film is sung, and Legrand came up with an amazing array of themes to carry the emotion of the film. Embedded in here are lines that later ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US stereo pressing, in the extravagant gatefold cover with booklet.)
One of the greatest soundtracks of the 60s – and a crowning moment of international fame for French composer Michel Legrand! Legrand already had plenty of records under his belt by the time he scored this great film – a heist movie with Steve McQueen and Faye Dunaway – and he ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Harry Lubin did the soundtrack for this classic sci-fi digest TV show, and Decca released the whole thing in a beautiful colored foil cover, with a picture of the Milky Way raidiating colorful rays over a shiny space set! The bulk of the tracks are orchestral, but they've got a haunting quality ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original stereo pressing in the foil cover, with some light wear.)
Weird weird work from Galt MacDermot! The soundtrack features work for a musical version of the Shakespeare play – written by Galt in the years after Hair, and done with a hip funky Broadway style that's very much in keeping with his best musical work of the time. The music on the disc is ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A supremely 80s-styled soundtrack to this Lucio Fulci Zombi film from the decade of cheap horror – done with lots of heavy electric guitar in a post-Goblin sort of way, plus a bit of tinny percussion and keyboards – all of which must have been a great accompaniment to the cheesy special ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing.)
Henry Mancini —
10 ... LP Warner, 1979. Near Mint- ...
Back in the day, we remember digging the movie 10 for the fact of Bo Derek's bareness – but these days, we're more likely to love it for this sweet little soundtrack from Henry Mancini! The score's a bit different than the sound of Hank in years past – and the high points are some ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the funkiest albums ever from Henry Mancini – a brilliant reworking of hit 70s cop show themes, put together with a really jazzy groove! The group's a big one – filled with hip players who include Clare Fischer on organ, Artie Kane on electric piano and harpsichord, Don Menza on ... (Now Sound, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic! This is the record that made Mancini's career, and forever transformed the face of crime and jazz. The record's a stunning batch of instrumentals, played by a crack group of west coast players who also performed regularly in the TV show. Titles include the classic "Peter ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a half split top seam.)
A wonderful soundtrack to one of our favorite American films of the 60s – the amazing Two For The Road, scored here beautifully by Henry Mancini! Mancini does a wonderful job of hitting the perfect blend of sentiment and whimsy to match the movie – offering some tunes that have a solid ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Cliff Martinez —
Far Cry 4 ... LP Invada, 2015. Near Mint- 3LP Gatefold ...
Curtis Mayfield's lasting classic – and an album that the world will remember forever! Apart from being his hugely successful entry into the blacksploitation soundtrack field, this album's also a monster set of grooves that includes some of Curtis' funkiest work ever – a record that ... (Soul, Soundtracks)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has a cutout notch.)