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Hans Christian Andersen/Eve Watkinson/Christopher CassonSpoken Arts Treasury Of Hans Christian Andersen Fairy Tales Vol 6 ... LP
Spoken Arts, 1970s. Sealed ... $4.99
Includes "Nightingale", "Top & Ball", "Buckwheat", "Darning Needle", and "Angel". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a price sticker remnant.)

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John Barry/Elizabeth TaylorElizabeth Taylor In London ... LP
Colpix, 1963. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A weird little record from John Barry – the soundtrack to a 1963 television special recorded by Elizabeth Taylor at the height of her early popularity, and featuring Taylor reciting a variety of poems and speeches over music by Barry! There's a relatively high concept feel to the album ... (Soundtracks, Spoken Word) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing. Cover has some surface wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Dick BartleyDick Bartley's Original Rock & Roll Oldies Show – Annual Countdown – Classic 1989 (5LP Set) ... LP
Westwood One, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- 5 LPs ... $19.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the original Westwood One shipping box, with transcriptions!)

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✨✧ Dick BartleyDick Bartley's Original Rock & Roll Oldies Show – Annual Countdown – Classic 1990 (5LP Set) ... LP
Westwood One, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- 5 LPs ... $19.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the original Westwood One shipping box, with transcriptions!)

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Jason BatchkoI'm So Happy You Called ... LP
Pravda, 1996. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Hilarious prank phone calls recorded by Chicago drummer and songwriter Jason Batchko! (Comedy, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(2020 issue. Cover is autographed by the artist!)

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Blackstone/Glenda ParisParty Magic ... LP
Pathe, 1961. Very Good+ ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a short click on "Ten Card Surprise".)

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Albert BrooksStar Is Bought ... LP
Asylum, 1975. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A wonderfully hip comedy album from the early years of Albert Brooks – very much in the spirit of the LA Warner scene of which Brooks was a part! The album's set up as an "all format radio" record – and as such, also offers a great snapshot of mid 70s radio – with ... (Comedy, Spoken Word) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the attached photo!)

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Charles BukowskiPoems & Insults/Cold Turkey Press Special ... CD
Grey Matter, 1973/1975. Used ... $9.99
Charles Bukowski in all his glory – reading his own material before a live audience on San Francisco – bringing all his own vocal tones into play with his earthy writing – which makes us love the words even more than in printed form! CD
(Out of print.)

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William S BurroughsNaked Lunch ... CD
Warner, 1995. Used 3CD ... $39.99
Abridged reading of Naked Lunch – read an approved by the author. CD
(Out of print.)

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Gary ByrdPresenting The Gary Byrd Experience (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/Get On Down, 1972. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
A wicked lost album of righteous funk and poetic knowledge from the great Gary Byrd! Gary began his life as a soul DJ in New York, but by the early 70s, he was using his rich voice to create recordings designed to educate as much as entertain. That said, the album is as funky as it is strident, ... (Soul, Spoken Word) read more CD

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Robert Creeley & OthersHave We Told You All You'd Thought To Know? ... CD
Cuneiform, 2001. Used ... $12.99
Feature poet Robert Creeley performing his own work with a group that includes David Torn on guitar and electronics, David Cast on reeds, Steve Swallow on bass, and Chris Massey on drums. CD

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Severn DardenSound Of My Own Voice ... LP
Mercury, 1961. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
From hipster comedian to schlocky roles in The Planet of The Apes, Severn Darden was one of the 60s more enigmatic performers. This early album has him doing intellectual standup and skits with the help of the Second City cast – including Alan Arkin, Paul Sand, and Barbara Harris. The stuff' ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Ruby DeeWhat If I Am A Woman – Black Women's Speeches ... CD
Folkways, 1977. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
A pretty cool collection produced by Ossie Davis and Ruby Dee – focusing on famous speeches by important female African-Americans – mostly focusing on the civil rights era, but also featuring an early speech by Ida B Wells. Ruby reads the speeches, and works include "I Am A Black ... read more CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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John DenverJohn Denver Radio Show ... LP
RCA, 1974. Near Mint- ... $29.99
25 minute radio program pressed on single sided vinyl! (Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some tape at the spine and a bit of pen on back. Label has a small sticker.)

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Dwight D EisenhowerDwight David Eisenhower – Decent Man ... LP
Buddah, 1969. Sealed ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hole at the top left corner. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Rev Clay EvansImmorality In The Church – Homosexuality ... LP
Clay Evans, Mid 70s. Sealed ... $19.99
One of the more famous sermons from Reverend Clay Evans! (Gospel, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, but cover has some light wear underneath, as the shrink was open a bit in one spot and some dust got in.)

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Louis Farrakhan/Jesse JacksonOur Time Has Come ... LP
FC Music, 1984. Sealed Gatefold ... $6.99
A 2LP set that features recordings made by Farrakhan at Operation Push in Chicago – one from 1983, featuring the "Founders Day Speech", the other from 1984, featuring the "Report On Syria". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed!)

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✨✧ John Gielgud/Irene WorthProgram Of Poems By Edith Sitwell ... LP
RCA, 1966. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg At Reed College – First Recorded Reading Of Howl & Other Poems ... LP
Omnivore, 1956. New Copy ... $21.99 22.98
A very early moment of genius from Allen Ginsberg – a 1956 poetry reading at Reed College, in Portland – which features the first-ever live reading of his famous poem "Howl" – an anthem for the beat generation! The work is presented here in two parts, plus an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Allen GinsbergAllen Ginsberg Reads Howl & Other Poems (70s pressing) ... LP
Fantasy, 1959. Sealed ... $36.99
Maybe one of the coolest albums of poetry ever recorded – a set that features a young, pre-hippie Allen Ginsberg – delivering his epic poem Howel, plus some other key works too. The young Ginsberg's voice is great – and really fills the works with a lot of bitterness and cynicism ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front and an index label on back.)

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Spalding GrayMonster In A Box ... CD
Gang Of Seven, 1991. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Alfred Edward Housman/James MasonShropshire Lad & Other Poetry ... LP
Caedmon, 1965. Sealed ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Irreversible EntanglementsIrreversible Entanglements ... LP
International Anthem/Don Giovanni, 2017. New Copy ... $22.99 23.99
A fantastic mix of jazz and spoken word performance – delivered in a very righteous style that takes us back to the best vintage sides by artists like Wanda Robinson or Jayne Cortez! The words here are by Camae Ayewa – whose lyrics are as politically powerful as her presentation style ... (Jazz, Spoken Word) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Ken Kesey/Grateful DeadAcid Test (pink vinyl pressing) ... LP
Jackpot, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 29.99
A fantastic 60s happening committed to record – one of the famous "acid tests" by Ken Kesey – recorded over the span of 14 hours, and condensed to the space of a single album – featuring early work by The Grateful Dead, plus tape loops, harmonica solos, and lots of weird ... (Rock, Spoken Word) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition pink vinyl pressing!)

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Fiorello La GuardiaLittle Flower ... LP
Audio Fidelity, 1969. Sealed ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn.)

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✨✧ Last PoetsChastisment ... LP
Blue Thumb, 1972. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $29.99
One of their greatest, and one of the early ones with Jalal – who gave the group a much more lyrical sound, with more of an emphasis on song construction and music, instead of just vocalizing ideas. Includes the great "Birds Word", an early jazz-rap cut that's a precursor to Gang ... (Soul, Spoken Word) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small cut corner – but this is a great original pressing overall.)

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Timothy LearyYou Can Be Anyone This Time Around ... CD
Douglas/Ryko, 1970. Used ... $11.99
A wild one from the heady days of Leary's greatness – and a really odd record that's made even more mysterious by the lack of liner notes! Side one features an extended jamming guitar track – "Live & Let Live" – often funky in parts, and with Leary speaking from ... read more CD
(Out of print – includes the original green-tinted Ryko case which is in nice shape. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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John LennonLost Lennon Tapes – August 1, 1988 (88-32) ... LP
Westwood One, 1988. Near Mint- 2LP ... $24.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has the air date written in pen on front.)

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John LennonLost Lennon Tapes – December 5, 1988 (88-50) ... LP
Westwood One, 1988. Very Good+ 2LP ... $24.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has the air date written in marker on top. Vinyl has a mark that clicks just a bit on Side 2.)

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John LennonLost Lennon Tapes – July 25, 1988 (88-31) ... LP
Westwood One, 1988. Very Good+ 2LP ... $24.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has the air date written in marker on front.)

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John LennonLost Lennon Tapes – November 28, 1988 (88-49) ... LP
Westwood One, 1988. Near Mint- 2LP ... $24.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has the air date written in marker on front and a small center split in the spine.)

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Lightnin' RodHustlers Convention ... LP
Celluloid, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Fantastic stuff – incredibly hard and incredibly funky, and a masterpiece all the way through! Long before there was any talk of gangster rap, Jalal of the Last Poets recorded this album of gamblin', pimpin', and hard double dealin'. It's a fantastic album-long ride through the dark side of ... (Soul, Spoken Word) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Lone RangerLone Ranger – Eric Hyde Loses Cattle To Rustlers/Marshall Brett Accuses Don Reed Of Murder ... LP
Golden Age, 1940s. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue.)

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Franklyn MacCormackTorch Is Burning ... LP
Liberty, Early 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Classic spoken word romance – from a great voice in Chicago radio! Backings by Russ Garcia. LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 60s stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear and a 4 inch split in the top seam.)

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Pete MartinFace To Face ... LP
Decca, 1961. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
(Vocalists, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some sticker remnants.)

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Michael McClureLove Lion ... CD
Shanachie, 1993. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Siobhan McKenna & EG MarchallUlysses – Soliloquies Of Molly & Leopold Bloom ... LP
Caedmon, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue and white label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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Marshall McLuhan/Jerome AgelMedium Is The Massage ... CD
Columbia/Five Day Weekend, 1967. New Copy Gatefold ... $7.99 17.98
A real mind-trip – and an incredible document of the times – not just ideas floating around in the late 60s, but also new ways of making records too! The album is loosely based around ideas and writings from The Medium Is The Massage – McLuhan's important 1967 book, co-written ... read more CD

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Waddie MitchellBuckaroo Poet ... CD
Warner, 1993. Used ... $4.99
(Folk/Country, Spoken Word) CD
(Cutout hole through booklet and barcode.)

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Waddie MitchellLone Driftin' Rider ... CD
Warner, 1992. Used ... $2.99
(Folk/Country, Spoken Word) CD
(Cutout hole through booklet and tray card.)

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Sydney OmarrAquarius – Presenting Sydney Omarr, The Worlds Most Renowned Astrologer ... LP
Astro, 1970s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Pope Paul VIHistoric Journey To The Holy Land January 1964 ... LP
20th Century, 1964. Sealed ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some pink spraypaint at the spine.)

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Vincent PriceCoven Of Witches' Tales ... LP
Caedmon, 1973. Very Good+ ... $36.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear and a small amount of adhesive residue on back along the opening.)

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Dominic RaackeDominic Raacke liest Hank Williams - Das Leben Einer Country-Legende (4CD set) ... CD
Roof Music (Germany), 2002. Used 4 CDs ... $8.99
Dominic Raacke reads Hank Williams - The Life of a Country Legend in german along with music from Hank Williams, Dinah Washington, Johnny Cash, Red Sovine, Townes Van Zandt, Josh Ritter, and more. CD

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Basil RathboneBasil Rathbone Reads Edgar Allan Poe ... LP
Caedmon, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Includes "The Cask Of Amontillado", "The Facts In The Case Of M Valdemar", and " The Pit & The Pedulum". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, with clear tape hlding the seams.)

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Ronald ReaganFreedom's Finest Hour ... LP
Decca, 1967. Sealed ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Shrinkwrap is missing a fairly large portion from the top right. Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Eleanor RooseveltHello, World! ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $2.99
(Classical, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear with two stickers at the opening.)

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Ed RudyAmerican Tour With Ed Rudy ... LP
Radio Pulsebeat News, 1964. Very Good- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear, with a split spine and clear tape along the top seam.)

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Carl SandburgCarl Sandburg Reading Fog & Other Poems ... LP
Caedmon, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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ScaffoldFresh Liver ... LP
Island, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $28.99
(Rock, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pink rim label pressing. Cover has light surface wear.)

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Barry Schiff & Richard G SomersShip To Shore ... LP
Aero Progress, 1960. Sealed ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet. Shrinkwrap has a few holes and some aging.)

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John Sinclair & His Blues ScholarsFull Moon Night ... CD
Total Energy, 1994. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Rev BW Smith JrWatch Them Dogs (parts 1 & 2) ... 12-inch
Pastor, 1986. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Gospel, Spoken Word) 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Vinyl has some cosmetic sleeve marks.)

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Lyn SnyderYou're In Good Hands With The Original Dirty Old Lady ... LP
Twi-Lite, 1976. Very Good+ ... $9.99
(Comedy, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover appears to be inscribed by the artist.)

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StraussJohann Strauss – His Story & His Music ... LP
Vox, 1959. Sealed ... $2.99
Narrated by Arthur Hannes. (Classical, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album

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Elizabeth Taylor/Mickey Rooney/Donald CrispNational Velvet ... LP
Aragorn, 1945. Sealed ... $6.99
Lux Radio Theatre broadcast starring Elizabeth Taylor, Mickey Rooney, Donald Crisp, Janet Cott, and Norman Field. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue.)

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Oscar Wilde/Robert MorleySelfish Giant ... LP
Argo (UK), 1976. Sealed ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a sticker remnant.)

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Various10% – File Under Burroughs ... CD
Sub Rosa/Dutch East India Trading, 1996. Used 2CD ... $6.99
Pieces from Islamic Diggers, Bomb The Bass, Scanner, Your Nemesis, Material, Brion Gysin, Herbert Huncke & Chuck Prophet, William S. Burroughs, John Cale, Paul Bowles, and more. (Rock, Spoken Word) CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousCountry Comments – Week Of February 10 1986 ... LP
Mutual Radio Network, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features interviews with Reba McEntire, John Schneider, Kathy & Kim Forester, John Conlee, and Conway Twitty. (Folk/Country, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes transcription sheets. Cover has light wear and notes in pen on back.)

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✨✧ VariousCountry Comments – Week Of May 5 1986 ... LP
Mutual Radio Network, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Features interviews with Jeff Cook of Alabama, Joe Smyth of Sawyer Brown, John Schneider, Dave Loggins, Reba McEntire, Ronnie Milsap, and Joe Bonsal of The Oak Ridge Boys. (Folk/Country, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes transcription sheets. Cover has light wear and notes in pen on back.)

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VariousLike A Girl, I Want You To Keep Coming ... CD
Giorno Poetry Systems/Rough Trade, 1989. Used ... $7.99
Tracks include "Invocation To Papa Legba" by Debbie Harry, "Sister Ray" by New Order, "Just Say No To Drug Hysteria (excerpt) Dead Souls" by William S Burroughs, "Song For The Trees (or) I Know Sometimes The World Is Wrong" by David Byrne, "Tri-Power" ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousLux & Ivy Dig The Beatniks – A Collection Of Finger Lickin Grooves, Deep Thinking Diatribes, & Exploitation 45s ... CD
Righteous (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 20.99
A crazy collection of singles from the pre-hippie years of the beatnik – that cool cat who loved jazz, read poetry, and dug the scene with plenty of attitude! That attitude is the main focus of most of the cuts here – obscure tracks from the late 50s and early 60s that poke fun at the ... (Rock, Spoken Word) read more CD

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VariousWizard Of Oz – Original Motion Picture Soundtrack ... LP
MGM, 1956. Very Good ... $24.99
(Soundtracks, Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing with 1N matrix in a flip-back cover, with minimal wear and a vintage price sticker on back. Vinyl plays with some light crackles.)
 
 



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