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Harry Simeone Chorale/Elizabeth Firestone WillisIt's Alaska ... LP
RCA, 1970. Very Good ... $6.99
(Now Sound, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Nina SimoneEssential Nina Simone ... CD
RCA, Late 60s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Small punch through case & artwork.)

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✨✧ Nina SimoneFolksy Nina ... LP
Colpix, 1964. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Nina's folsky, but she's also jazzy too – and the album's from a key time in which she was finding a very special way to bring the two modes together! Simone could have been a straight jazz singer if she wanted – but as records like this always remind us, she was always striving for ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono gold label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some aging and splitting in the bottom seam.)

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Nina SimoneI Put A Spell On You ... LP
Philips, 1964. Very Good- ... $49.99
Captivating work by Nina – working here in that unique crossover style she was using in the mid 60s – a blend of jazz and soul arrangements that were perfect for her intimate folksy style. The album's one of her first few for Philips, and it really has her opening things up a bit ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono promo pressing with deep groove. Cover has ringwear, heavy wear on the bottom seam, a promo ink stamp on back, and call letters in marker. Labels have marker.)

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Nina SimoneNina Simone With Strings ... LP
Colpix, 1966. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Only Nina could make us love a "strings" setting so much – moving past the sleepiness that usually graces such vocal albums, and using the backings to give her work an added level of majesty and power that we really really love! The feel is a bit like some of Nina's later Philips ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Light blue label pressing.)

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Nina SimoneNina's Choice ... LP
Colpix, 1963. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Nina selected a very nice batch of standards and hip jazzy tracks for this classic Colpix release from the early 60s – and the set's a great example of her unique skill for blending folksy material with more sophisticated stuff, in an amazingly haunting style that has endured for decades. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono gold label pressing. Cover has discoloration from age and a half split bottom seam.)

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Nina SimonePastel Blues ... LP
Philips, 1965. Very Good ... $49.99
Wonderful stuff from Nina Simone – working here still with one foot in the jazzier style of early days, but with haunting elements of the later progressive style to come! The "pastel" in the title shouldn't imply any sort of softness on Nina's part, because if anything, she's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Nina SimoneSilk & Soul (expanded edition) ... CD
RCA, 1967. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
One of Nina's first for RCA – a mixture of jazz and soul tunes handled with some classy arrangements by Sammy Lowe, most of which feature nice electric bass work at the bottom by Gene Taylor! Taylor's bass gives the tracks a nice "dip" that's not exactly funky, but does provide a ... read more CD

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✨✧ Nina SimoneSings The Blues ... LP
RCA, 1967. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Nina's not just singing the blues here – she's completely reinventing the sound of the format – by drawing on a long tradition of vocal expression, and infusing it with the hipper, more personally exploratory mode she forged in the 60s! The album's got a subtle brilliance that means ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo Dynagroove pressing with deep groove, including the RCA Victor inner sleeve. Cover has some splitting in the top seam.)

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Nina SimoneStrange Fruit – Rare Studio & Live Recordings ... LP
Jazz Wax, Mid 50s-Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nina SimoneWild Is The Wind ... LP
Philips, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $49.99
A landmark album from Nina – one that broke down countless barriers with the classic tune "Four Women" – a righteous portrait of 4 different women and their struggles, unique for its time, and a key part of the early Women's Liberation movement! The rest of the album has a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing.)

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Carole SimpsonAll About Carol ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A lost vocal gem from 50s LA – featuring the singing talents of Carole Simpson, who also plays piano on the session! Arrangements are more striking than usual for this sort of gal singer session – handled by Eddie Cano and Lennie Niehaus – with a moody small combo sound that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(UK reissue on Jasmine.)

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✨✧ Frank SinatraCome Dance With Me ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Billy May's got Frank nicely swinging on this one – working on a set of older numbers, retuned for the Sinatra sound of 50s Capitol! The band is tight, the sound is right, and Frank steps out nicely on songs that he sung years before in other settings – but quite possibly never so well ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Frank SinatraNice & Easy ... LP
Capitol, 1960. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Frank's last solid album for Capitol, and an easily swinging set that points the way towards the confident maturity of the Reprise years. The title tune, "Nice and Easy", is a classic swinger with great backing by Nelson Riddle – and the rest of the album's selection of tunes is a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, still sealed!)

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Frank SinatraOl Blue Eyes Is Back ... LP
Reprise, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Frank SinatraOnly The Lonely ... LP
Capitol, 1958. Very Good+ ... $6.99
One of Frank Sinatra's last great ballad albums for Capitol – a sad and dreamy batch of tunes that kicks off with the incredible "Only The Lonely" – one of those Sinatra torch songs that's so great, so sad, nobody else has ever been able to record a better version, nor have ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing. Cover has some wear and a half split bottom seam.)

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Frank SinatraSeptember Of My Years ... CD
Reprise, 1965. Used ... $2.99
A wonderfully mature album from Frank Sinatra – a set that has him coming to terms with his time in life, and expressing things with a beautiful quality that almost sets a whole new standard for his work! And in a way, the aesthetic here is almost that which would be picked up by a host of ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Frank SinatraSinatra Sings His Greatest Hits ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1940s/Early 50s. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Frank SinatraSongs For Young Lovers ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Arguably one of Frank's best collections of standards – with sublime Nelson Riddle arrangements! Titles include "The Girl Next Door", "Like Someone In Love", "A Foggy Day", "It Worries Me", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "Little Girl ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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Frank SinatraSwing Along With Me ... LP
Reprise, 1961. Very Good ... $2.99
This was Sinatra's first swing record for Reprise and his third collaboration with Billy May who arranged and conducted this 1961 recording. It features some standards from the likes of Rodgers & Hart ("Have You Met Miss Jones?") and George & Ira Gershwin ("Love Walked ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono tri-color pressing. Cover has a center split bottom seam with aged clear tape along the spine and top seam.)

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✨✧ Frank SinatraSwing Easy ... LP
Capitol, 1955. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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✨✧ Frank SinatraThis Is Sinatra! ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
This Is Sinatra indeed – a wonderful collection of singles, and a near-lost album to the shifting sands of time! The record wasn't one of Frank's "album concepts" for Capitol, and has since been dismantled in the catalog – but for many in the 50s, this was one of THE Sinatra ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Frank SinatraVoice ... LP
Columbia, 1940s. Very Good ... $4.99
A classic full length collection of early Frank Sinatra recordings for Columbia Records – and maybe the definitive album of his mid 40s material originally issued on 78s! The quality of Sinatra's vocals here definitely live up to "The Voice" promised on the cover – as the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has moderate wear, a split bottom seam and a note card taped to the back.)

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Frank Sinatra & JobimFrancis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ... CD
Reprise, 1967. Used ... $3.99
A beautiful little album that shows a whole new side of Sinatra! Frank's a bit late on the bossa game – but the record's a wonderfully gentle batch of bossa nova tunes, performed with musical and occasional vocal accompaniment by Jobim, and larger orchestral backings by Claus Ogerman. Far ... read more CD
Also available Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ... LP 12.99

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✨✧ Frank Sinatra & JobimFrancis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ... LP
Reprise, 1967. Very Good+ ... $12.99
A beautiful little album that shows a whole new side of Sinatra! Frank's a bit late on the bossa game – but the record's a wonderfully gentle batch of bossa nova tunes, performed with musical and occasional vocal accompaniment by Jobim, and larger orchestral backings by Claus Ogerman. Far ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tri-color stereo pressing.)
Also available Francis Albert Sinatra & Antonio Carlos Jobim ... CD 3.99

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Singers UnlimitedFour Of Us ... LP
MPS, 1974. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Incredibly sweet vocal work from the Singers Unlimited – impeccably arranged by harmony stalwart Gene Puerling, and recorded with sublime perfection by the MPS crew! Backings are by Les Hooper, and titles include "We've Only Just Begun", "Look Around", "Snowfall" ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing.)

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Singers UnlimitedFriends ... LP
MPS, 1977. Very Good+ ... $2.99
One of the grooviest albums cut by this legendary MPS vocal group – a set that has some very hip friends from the American scene – who blend perfectly with the soaring vocals that the quartet forged in Germany for the MPS label! The music features vocal arrangements from group leader ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Pausa pressing.)

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Singers UnlimitedSingers Unlimited With Rob McConnell & The Boss Brass ... LP
MPS, 1978. Sealed ... $1.99
One of the greatest albums ever recorded by this hip vocal ensemble – set to arrangements by leader Gene Puerling, and some very swinging instrumental backings by Rob McConnell! The album's got a freer, more grooving feel than some of the group's other work – with some beautiful songs ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing on Pausa.)

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Singers UnlimitedSpecial Blend ... LP
MPS (Germany), 1975. Near Mint- ... $0.99
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(German pressing.)

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Judy SinghTime For Love (180 gram pressing) ... LP
CBC/Majik Bus (UK), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 25.99
Obscure work from the Canadian scene at the start of the 70s – served up by a singer who's part soul, part jazz – and who delivers a surprising amount of unusual tunes on the album! Judy Singh's got the class and poise of Nancy Wilson, although maybe a slightly more youthful style ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Danny SmallWoman She Was Born For Sorrow ... LP
United Artists, Early 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
One of the most obscure of the Alan Douglas sessions for United Artists in the early 60s – a set that features Danny Small on vocals and piano, with Zane Paul on reeds, John Lathan on bass, and Tim Kennedy on drums. All songs are originals, and very unique – and titles include "At ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono pressing. Cover has a Radio Station Copy stamp on back and a hlaf split bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Bessie SmithEmpty Bed Blues ... LP
Columbia, 1920s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
(Blues, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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✨✧ Bessie SmithNobody's Blues But Mine ... LP
Columbia, 1920s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
(Blues, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing.)

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Johnny Hammond Smith & Byrdie GreenStinger Meets The Golden Thrush ... LP
Prestige, 1966. Very Good- ... $11.99
Jazz vocalist Byrdie Green is backed by Johnny Hammond's group with Houston Person on tenor and Eddie McFadden on guitar. Green's vocals are nice and boozy, with a classic sound that you would have heard in a nice show lounge in Jersey or Philly, had you been going to shows in the 60's. Tracks ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue trident label pressing.)

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Keely SmithI'm In Love Again ... LP
Fantasy, 1985. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Keely SmithSwing, Swing, Swing ... CD
Concord, 2000. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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Keely SmithYou're Breaking My Heart (with bonus track) ... CD
Reprise/Real Gone, 1965. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A really rare 60s album from the great Keely Smith – one that was only issued in the UK, and which continued her strong solo run after splitting with longtime partner Louie Prima! But although the record was issued in England, the whole thing's got a rock-solid Reprise Records approach ... read more CD

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Lee SohnLee Sohn At The Place Pigalle ... LP
Ridge, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Korean singer Lee Sohn steps out here in a record for Miami's Place Pigalle – with backings from Don Ippolito, and titles that include "Luna Rossa", "Jezebel", "Day In The Life Of A Fool", "Island In The Sun", and "China Night". LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover is autographed too!)

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Claudia Solal & Benoit DelbecqHopetown ... CD
Rogue Art (France), 2020. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Really evocative songs from French vocalist Claudia Solal – delivered here with some creative sounds on piano from Benoit Delbecq, at a level that illuminates the words and vocal phrasing quite differently than conventional accompaniment! Solal's songs alone are amazing – written and ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more CD

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Daniela SoledadeMoment Of You ... CD
Blueline, 2019. Used ... $0.99
... CD

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Esperanza Spalding12 Little Spells (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Concord, 2019. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.99
12 sublime spells from Esperanza Spaulding – with 4 more spells added to the mix for the physical release of the album! The record's got Esperanza really blowing us away – not content to just stay in the safer territory that she virtually invented a few years back, and which could ... (Neo Soul, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dusty SpringfieldDusty In Memphis (deluxe edition– with bonus tracks) ... CD
Atco/Rhino, 1968. Used ... $5.99
A landmark album for Dusty Springfield – one in which she more than proves her soul music talents, by taking a trip to Memphis, and recording in a sweet Atlantic soul mode! The album's handled by stellar talents all the way through – arrangements by Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin, production ... read more CD
(Out of print, digipack has some edgewear.)

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Dusty SpringfieldStay Awhile/I Only Want To Be With You (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Philips, 1964. Used ... $19.99
Fantastic early soul from Dusty Springfield – material recorded in England, but done with a style that's every bit as warmly wonderful as her later American sessions in the south! Even before hitting Memphis or Muscle Shoals, Springfield brings a sense of soul to her music that most of her ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Jo StaffordBallad Of The Blues ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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Jo StaffordJo Stafford's Greatest Hits ... LP
Corinthian, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Mary Stafford/Edith WilsonAin't Gonna Settle Down – The Pioneering Blues Of Mary Stafford & Edith Wilson ... CD
Archeophone, 1920s. Used 2 CDs ... $12.99

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Mary StallingsFine & Mellow ... LP
Clarity, 1990. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $33.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Kay StarrBlue Starr ... LP
RCA, 1957. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Plenty of blue tones in Kay Starr's music here – those sad-tinged sounds that made her a real standout in 50s pop, served up here with some slightly jazzier elements as well! The record's a nice contrast to some of Kay's more familiar hits – in that it still shows her singing strongly ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi!)

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Dakota StatonConfessin' (I Want A Country Man/Madame Foo Foo) ... LP
Groove Merchant, 1972. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $0.99
A double-length set from Dakota Staton – featuring 2 of her albums for the Groove Merchant label! First up is I Want A Country Man – very hip work from Dakota, and one of her great early 70s albums for the Groove Merchant label! Backings here are by the band of Manny Albam – in ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some stains and splitting seams.)

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Dakota StatonDakota At Storyville ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo rainbow label pressing.)

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Dakota StatonDynamic! ... LP
Capitol, 1958. Near Mint- ... $7.99
The title certainly gets it right – as Dakota Staton is definitely dynamic on this one, but not in a way that's hokey or forced at all! Instead, the record nicely lifts Staton from some of the more laidback and bluesy modes of her other 50s records – into a fuller range of styles that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono promo pressing. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Dakota StatonLate Late Show ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good ... $2.99
A Capitol classic from Dakota Staton – and the record that made her a real leading lady at the label in the years before Nancy Wilson's rise! The set's got a wonderfully laidback feel that's in keeping with the title, yet it also swings nicely too – kind of a new level of soul in jazz ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing. Cover has some splitting.)

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✨✧ Dakota StatonMore Than The Most ... CD
Capitol/Collectables, Late 50s. Used ... $4.99
Titles include "Good Bye", "Love Walked In", "Walkin By The River", "East Of The Sun", "High On A Windy Hill", and "It's You Or No One". CD

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Dakota StatonRound Midnight ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
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(Stereo rainbow label pressing.)

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Dakota StatonTime To Swing (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/DRG, 1959. Used ... $9.99
It's time to swing, but with a classy sound throughout – very much the best mix of modes Dakota Staton brought to her key early years at Capitol Records! Backings are by Sid Feller, and are pretty darn jazzy throughout – more so than some of Sid's other work of the time – a ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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April StevensTeach Me Tiger ... LP
Imperial, 1961. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Breathy brilliance from April Stevens – the sexy west coast singer who made some really wonderful records in the 50s! At some level, April was a bit like Julie London – in that she sang in a laidback, seductive tone that was quite risque at times – but she was also a bit more pop ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Strawberry Street SingersFresh Fruit From The Strawberry Street Singers ... LP
RCA, 1969. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Groovy vocals, set to arrangements by Marty Manning! Titles include "Dear World", "People", "Lonely Is The Name", "My Rockin Chair", and "I'd Do Anything". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 60s stereo pressing.)

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Barbra StreisandGreatest Hits Vol 2 ... LP
Columbia, 1980. Very Good+ ... $2.99
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(Cover has a some wear on the spine.)

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Maxine Sullivan & John KirbyFlow Gently, Sweet Rhythm ... LP
Jazztone, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Yma SumacInca Taqui (10 inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
Yma Sumac sings chants of the Andes – and authentic or not, the sound's pretty darn great! The record's in the same format as her other early work for Capitol – tunes written by Moises Vivanco, who also conducts the backings in a dramatic early 50s style that's perfect for Yma's ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Yma SumacLegend Of The Jivaro ... LP
Capitol, Early 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
The notes say that the album is "the rare plum of authenticity". We don't know if we'd go that far, but we can tell you that the record features Yma performing songs of the legendary Jivaro headhunters! Supposedly, Yma learned them in her "South American jungle-home", but we ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono turquoise label pressing. Cover has a light stain at the bottom with a bit of flaking on back.)

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Yma SumacVoice of the Xtabay (4 x 78 rpm album) ... 78 RPM
Capitol, 1950. Very Good 4 x 78 rpm album ... $19.99
One of the earliest Capitol albums by otherworldly singer Yma Sumac! As with Yma's other records, the album features many original tunes written by Moise Vivanco – her frequent musical collaborator at the time, and the force behind much of the stronger South American musical elements of the ... (78 RPM, Vocalists) read more 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Album is in great shape!)

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Pat SuzukiPat Suzuki (Miss Pony Tail) ... LP
Vik, 1958. Very Good ... $1.99
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Sylvia SymsSongs Of Love ... LP
Decca, Late 50s. Very Good ... $4.99
Arrangements by Ralph Burns – and titles include "He Loves & She Loves", "So Far", "When A Woman Loves A Man", "I Am Loved", "Alone Too Long", and "Hands Across The Table". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a split top seam.)

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Sylvia SymsTorch Song ... LP
Columbia, Early 60s. Very Good ... $2.99
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(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove.)

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Yukihiro TakahashiSaravah Saravah ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1978. New Copy ... $29.99
Japanese singer Yukihiro Takahashi pays tribute to the classier side of European vocals here in this mellow gem from the late 70s – an album that's done with production help from Ryuichi Sakamoto, in an easygoing mode that fits the "city music" style that was the best side of ... (Rock, Vocalists) read more CD

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Grady TateAfter The Long Drive Home ... LP
Skye, 1970. Very Good ... $7.99
Easily our favorite album ever by Grady Tate – a complex suite of tracks about adult love, loss, and redemption – put together with a focus and clarity that even surpasses his classic Windmills Of My Mind record! The whole thing was arranged and conducted by Harold Wheeler – who ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Grady TateShe Is My Lady ... LP
Janus, 1972. Very Good+ ... $0.99
The jazzy vocals of Grady Tate get the Philly Soul treatment – as most of this album was recorded at Sigma Sound, with arrangements by Bobby Martin, and work by the usual MFSB players. Oddly, Grady's gone for kind of a rootsy style of singing on this one – harder than on earlier albums ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Sylvia TellesFace I Love ... LP
Kapp, 1966. Near Mint- ... $19.99
An extremely rare album by Sylvia Telles! The record is one of the few she ever released in the US – and it features her singing in English on a number of light bossa groovers. The album has a nice light pop bossa kind of groove – and it includes a number of nice tracks that don't ... (Brazil, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi! Back cover has some very light aging, but front is great.)

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Jacky Terrasson & Cassandra WilsonRendezvous ... CD
Blue Note, 1997. Used ... $1.99
(Jazz, Vocalists) CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing. Penmark on CD .)

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That's WhyBest Of That's Why ... CD
Jazzman (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $8.99
Vocal jazz, but with plenty of tripped-out touches – hardly what you'd expect from a Norwegian group with plenty of Christian leanings! That's Why were one of the key groups to reform the sound of church music in Norway at the end of the 60s – and work here with a unique hybrid of jazz ... read more CD

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Leon ThomasBlues & The Soulful Truth ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1972. Used ... $4.99
Leon Thomas takes his vocals to new heights – moving past the straight spiritual jazz modes of his work with Pharoah Sanders, to embrace a whole host of new styles too! There's a slight trace of the blues promised in the title, but always inflected through a more soulful approach overall ... read more CD

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✨✧ Leon ThomasFacets/The Legend Of Leon Thomas ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... $1.99
A tasty compilation of Leon Thomas' work for the Flying Dutchman label – work that's clearly his best over the years, and which retains the original style of spiritual soul jazz that he pioneered with Pharoah Sanders. The groove here runs from open-ended soul jazz to some tighter numbers ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Leon ThomasLeon Thomas In Berlin ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
A wonderful live performance by vocalist Leon Thomas – and a set that seems to link together both his own excellent solo material of the time, and his key Impulse recordings with Pharoah Sanders! The group here is a small one – with the wonderful Oliver Nelson on alto sax, showing off ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue target label pressing. Cover has some edge wear and a name in pen on front.)

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✨✧ Leon ThomasSpirits Known & Unknown ... LP
Flying Dutchman, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $18.99
Wonderful work from Leon Thomas – easily one of his greatest albums ever, and a set that was recorded at the same time he was working with Pharoah Sanders! Thomas really rose to fame on Sanders' classic "The Creator Has A Master Plan" – and this set really takes off from that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
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Spirits Known & Unknown (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99
Spirits Known & Unknown (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Leon ThomasSpirits Known & Unknown (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Flying Dutchman/Pure Pleasure (UK), 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $34.99 44.99
Wonderful work from Leon Thomas – easily one of his greatest albums ever, and a set that was recorded at the same time he was working with Pharoah Sanders! Thomas really rose to fame on Sanders' classic "The Creator Has A Master Plan" – and this set really takes off from that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available
Spirits Known & Unknown ... LP 18.99
Spirits Known & Unknown (with bonus tracks) ... CD 9.99

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Leon ThomasSpirits Known & Unknown (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1969. Used ... $9.99
Wonderful work from Leon Thomas – easily one of his greatest albums ever, and a set that was recorded at the same time he was working with Pharoah Sanders! Thomas really rose to fame on Sanders' classic "The Creator Has A Master Plan" – and this set really takes off from that ... read more CD
Also available
Spirits Known & Unknown ... LP 18.99
Spirits Known & Unknown (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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Pat ThomasMoody's Mood ... LP
MGM, 1963. Very Good ... $2.99
A pretty hip album of jazz vocal numbers by Pat Thomas – made even hipper by arrangements from Claus Ogerman and Lalo Schifrin! The style of the record's a bit like Lorez Alexandria's work from the same time – part jazz, part soul, and all-solid all the way through vocally – with ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has heavy edge wear with some pen and a faded spot on back.)

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Sue ThompsonGolden Classics ... CD
Collectables, Early 60s. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Teri ThorntonTeri Thornton Sings Somewhere In The Night ... LP
Dauntless, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Obscure set of sexy vocal numbers, sung by Teri Thornton with some nice backing by Larry Wilcox and his orchestra. Thornton's got a polished style that resembles some of Sarah Vaughan's Mercury recordings of the mid and late 50s, and the backing is lush and dreamy, and works well with her voice. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing.)

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Time 5This Is Time 5 ... CD
King (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $9.99
Groovy vocals from 70s Japan – a very hip male quintet, and one with the same harmony sound as The Four Freshmen or The Hi-Los! Given the date of the record, the tunes are a bit more contemporary – but still swung by the group with a very jazzy style, one that often has sweet small ... read more CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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Mel TormeDay In The Life Of Bonnie And Clyde ... LP
Liberty, 1968. Near Mint- ... $1.99
An overlooked late 60s set from Mel Torme – surprisingly groovy at times! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Mel TormeMel Torme Swings Shubert Alley ... CD
Verve, 1960. Used ... $2.99
Mel Torme takes on the sound of Broadway at the start of the 60s – but he does so in a very groovy way, thanks to hip backings from the amazing Marty Paich! The style here is as swinging and jazzy as the work that Mel and Marty cut together on the Bethlehem label in the late 50s – and ... read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Mel TormeThat's All ... LP
Columbia, 1966. Near Mint- ... $4.99
One of the greatest, straightest sets from Mel Torme – an all-classic batch of tracks that's quite different than his other album for Columbia! Torme checks in as a totally committed, totally serious jazz vocalist here – with an impeccable approach to the music that puts this album ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 2 eye pressing.)

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Mel Torme/Gerry Mulligan/George ShearingClassic Concert Live ... CD
Concord, 1982. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Ed TownsendNew In Town ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
An obscure early session from Ed Townsend – an artist who's perhaps better known as a songwriter of hits for others, and slightly less as a 70s soul singer on Curtom and Casablanca! Yet here, Ed's starting out his career as a mainstream crooner – cast by Capitol as a sepia Sinatra, and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has a small split on the top seam, but is nice overall.)

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Train Up with Alan Farrington & Francesca SortinoLooking At The Sea ... LP
Deja Vu (Italy), 2009. Near Mint- ... $14.99
An excellent set from the contemporary Italian scene – one that's steeped in older jazz and modal influences from the 60s and 70s! The album's a great Paolo Scotti production, with the same all-classic feel as his other work on DejaVu – kind of a return to the greatness of the Italian ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Dwight TribleMothership ... LP
Gearbox (UK), 2019. New Copy 2LP ... $26.99 27.99
One of the most amazing jazz vocalists of our generation returns here with an incredible group – a majestic combo to match all the spiritual inclinations in his music – with work from Kamasi Washington on tenor, Mark De Clive-Lowe on piano, Miguel Atwood Ferguson on viola, and both ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby TroupBobby Troup & His Stars Of Jazz ... LP
RCA, 1959. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Features work by Conte Candoli on trumpet, Bob Cooper on tenor, Paul Horn on flute, Bud Shank on alto, and Frank Rosolino on trombone! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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Jean TurnerFrom The Creative World Of Stan Kenton Comes The Exciting New Voice Of Jean Turner ... LP
Capitol, Early 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
A rare Stan Kenton session with a vocalist – one that features the little-known Jean Turner, a really great singer with a mix of soul and jazz that's a lot like Nancy Wilson! Kenton's a bit looser and more swinging here than usual – almost in an Oliver Nelson mode at times to match the ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has split seams and a torn off corner from the back panel.)

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Joe TurnerVery Best Of Big Joe Turner ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, 1950s. Used ... $1.99

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Joe Turner with Pete JohnsonJumpin The Blues ... LP
Arhoolie, Late 40s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Blues, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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✨✧ June Tyson with Sun RaJune Tyson – Saturnian Queen Of The Sun Ra Orchestra (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
Saturn/Modern Harmonic, 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
The voice of June Tyson was a key part of the sound of the Sun Ra Arkestra during the first few decades of its existence – but this is the first time the lady herself has ever gotten a record under her own name – a beautiful collection of Ra-backed, Tyson-fronted tunes that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(On gold vinyl and with zine style insert!)

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Miyoshi UmekiMiyoshi ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
An obscure one – but pretty darn nice! Miyoshi is a Japanese vocalist who sings in English – ala Pat Suzuki – and like Suzuki, she's got a swinging way with a tune, mixing together strands of jazz and show styles in a loungey style that's a lot more compelling than you'd think. ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a peeled spot on back.)

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Caterina ValenteCaterina Valente In London – Arranged & Conducted By Johnny Keating ... CD
WEA (UK), 1963/1964. Used ... $13.99
Some of the grooviest work we've ever heard from vocalist Caterina Valente – material recorded in London during the mid 60s – all with sublime arrangements and orchestrations from the legendary Johnny Keating! Valente's voice is sometimes a bit too sweet for our tastes, but thanks to ... read more CD

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Caterina ValenteI Happen To Like New York ... LP
London, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove.)

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Caterina ValenteSuper Fonics ... CD
BMG (Germany), 1959/1960. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Caterina Valente/Alaide Costa/Maysa/Dolores DuranWomen Of Bossa Nova Vol 1 (Bossa Classica/Joia Moderna/Tom Jobim For Maysa/Dolores Duran & Her Interpreters) ... CD
El (UK), Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $12.99 13.99
A very cool collection of female bossa nova records – one that really goes way past the usual! First up is Bossa Classica by Caterina Valente – a German singer by birth, but one who was really open to new styles from around the world – including lots of jazz, Latin, and Brazilian ... (Brazil, Vocalists) read more CD

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Marcos ValleSamba '68 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Verve/Elemental (Spain), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
One of the grooviest Verve albums of all time – a rare American session from Brazilian legend Marcos Valle – and his only US album to feature vocals! The album's even dreamier than Valle's early bossa sides from Brazil – and the setting has some nice Verve-like touches from ... (Brazil, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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June ValliTorch ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $5.99
Torchy vocals from June Valli – a singer we don't know much, but who really sparkles on this late 50s set for RCA! June's a singer with definite range – sometimes subdued, sometimes much more expressive – and the backings from Joe Reisman do a great job of matching her mood on ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)
 
 



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