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Shirley BrownI've Got To Go On Without You/It Ain't No Fun ... 7-inch
Truth, 1974. Very Good+ ... $5.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Orange label pressing.)

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FatnicePeace Love Unity & Havin Fun (Lil' Dave Fun Size mix, Windy City mix)/My Favorite Things (Buscates Vibrate mix) ... 7-inch
Record Breakin, 2014. New Copy (pic cover)... $0.99
Not a cover of the Afrika Bambaataa classic of the same name – although the cut does borrow the chorus for its own – and instead some mighty fresh work from Fatnice, set to some crackling cosmic beats! Our favorite is the stripped-down "windy city mix", which has a brasness the Lil Dave mix is missing – and the flipside features Fatnice's own take on the concept of "Favorite Things" – served up with this true school vibe that should make him huge, if the world has any sense of justice! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Four FreshmenVoices In Fun ... LP
Capitol, 1961. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Always-great work from The Four Freshmen – a later Capitol album recorded when the group was really hitting their vocal stride! Featuring arrangements by Billy May, the record is well put together, with some extremely inventive arrangements of familiar numbers, plus other odd tunes, of the sort that always made the group's records so great. Titles include "You Make Me Feel So Young", "Aren't You Glad You're You", "Happy Talk", and "Manana". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has splitting on the top seam & a tracklist sticker on the back.)

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Gap BandBig Fun (radio, serious dub, acapella, mega mix, bandolero mix) ... 12-inch
Total Experience, 1986. Very Good+ ... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Total Experience sleeve, with heavy wear on the top seam.)

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Al GreenLivin' For You/It Ain't No Fun To Me ... 7-inch
Hi Records, 1973. Near Mint- ... $3.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Hi sleeve, with a bit of pen. Includes jukebox tabs.)

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George Gruntz TrioSerious Fun ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1990. Used ... $1.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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HamboneBig Fat Juicy Fun ... CD
Salsoul/Octave (Japan), 1981. New Copy ... $14.99
That's quite a cover on the front – and the record more than lives up to the promise of the photo and the cover – thanks to some funky club grooves from the legendary Tommy Stewart! You might know Tommy for his own rare album – or for his underground work on the Atlanta scene of the late 70s – and here, he really makes for some fresh sounds for the Salsoul label, by bringing in a lot more funk at the bottom than usual for the mostly-disco imprint – at a level that really makes the album a unique set all the way through! Rhythms are at the core – and usually snap along at a level that's full, but super-tight – kind of late blacksploitation funk, with just enough kick for the dancefloor, but no throwaway disco cliches at all. And while there's a lady on the front cover, and a bit of female vocals on the record, the main focus is instrumental – sometimes with a sweet harmonica or bluesy guitar in the lead. Titles include "Hey Music Man", "Hambone", "Win or Lose", "One For Jo Jo", "This Masquerade", and "Big Fat Juicy Fun". CD

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Inner CityGood Life (Mayday mix, Steve Silk Hurley mix, Kevin Master Reese mix, Magic Juan mix, Mike Hitman Wilson mix)/Big Fun (Les Adams mix) ... 12-inch
Virgin, 1988. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A nice bit of Detroit Techno – one that really crossed over into the mainstream, hitting all the stops on the remixes here with one from Derrick May, another from Juan Atkins, another from Steve Silk Hurley and the radio version of the original from Kevin Saunderson! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Grace JonesI'm Not Perfect (But I'm Perfect For You) (perfectly extended remix, inst)/Scary But Fun ... 12-inch
Manhattan, 1986. Very Good (pic cover)... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has some wear and a few creases.)

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Hank JonesJust For Fun ... LP
Galaxy, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Stan KentonFire, Fury & Fun ... LP
Creative World, 1974. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A hokey title, but a nice little set – one of Stan's under-rated cookers for his own Creative World label from the 70s! The tracks are all long, fresh, and warmly chromatic – a bit funky at times, and kind of a 70s take on the Kenton style of earlier years – pushing the solos forward strongly, while still working on the overall presence of the band. Soloists include Ramon Lopez on congas, Pete Erskine on drums, Kevin Jordan on trumpet, and Tony Campise on flute – and titles include the tasty Latin groover "Ramon Lopez", plus the cuts "Quiet Friday", "Hogfat Blues", "Roy's Blues", and "Pete Is A Four Letter Word". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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K7Zunga Zeng (extended version, diamond mix, top dog remix, fun mob remix) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1993. Very Good+ ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Tommy Boy sleeve. Labels have a name in marker.)

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Brian Lemon & Roy WilliamsLemon Looks Back – Just For Fun ... CD
Zephyr, 1996. Used ... $5.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Rodney O & Joe CooleySay It Loud (voc, inst)/Fun, Fun, Fun ... 12-inch
Atlantic, 1990. Near Mint- ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ StoogesHave Some Fun – Live At Ungano's (splatter colored vinyl) ... LP
Rhino Handmade/WEA, 1970. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Raw, incendiary live material from The Stooges, circa 1970 – recorded at NYC dive bar Ungano's, right around the time that Fun House was released! They blast through nearly all the tracks from Fun House here, minus "LA Blues", plus the rare "Have Some Fun/My Dream Is Dead", which as far as we know, was never released before Rhino Handmade dug up this incredible recording. The source was a reel-to-reel capture by someone in the audience, so the sound is a bit rough – which is of little concern when what we have here is a really important building block in creation of punk rock! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the poster. Cover has a mark through the barcode.)

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✨✧ Maxine SullivanWe Just Couldn't Say Goodbye/It Was Great Fun ... CD
Audiophile, 1978. Used ... $7.99
CD

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Van HuntFun Rises The Fun Sets ... CD
Godless Hotspot, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
The fun never sets when Van Hunt's around – especially given the fresh sound of this sweet little album! There's a crispy, gritty approach that's a bit different than Van Hunt's previous work – a way of bringing up the basslines and drums, while also dropping the singer's voice down into the mix a bit more – so that there's this kind of swirl of rhythm and lyrics together, which makes for a really unique groove! The sound is neither broken beat, nor 70s funk – but seems to draw plenty of inspiration from both – and the setting's really helped us get back into Van Hunt's music, especially as it's been a few years since we last heard from him – plenty of time for the singer to plot this great step forward from his previous album, What Were You Hoping For? Titles include "Headroom", "French For Cloud", "Teach Me A New Language", "Old Hat", "She Stays With Me", "A Woman Never Changes", and "Emotional Criminal". CD

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Ben WebsterNo Fool No Fun (bonus tracks) ... CD
Storyville (Denmark), 1970. Used ... $6.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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X-Men/Professor XX-Men/Revenge Of The X-Men/It's More Fun To Sample/Professor X (Saga) ... 12-inch
X Files, Late 80s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Produced by Unknown and DJ Slip. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Van HuntFun Rises Fun Sets ... LP
Godless Hotspot, New Copy ... On June 2, 2015
The fun never sets when Van Hunt's around – especially given the fresh sound of this sweet little album! There's a crispy, gritty approach that's a bit different than Van Hunt's previous work – a way of bringing up the basslines and drums, while also dropping the singer's voice down into the mix a bit more – so that there's this kind of swirl of rhythm and lyrics together, which makes for a really unique groove! The sound is neither broken beat, nor 70s funk – but seems to draw plenty of inspiration from both – and the setting's really helped us get back into Van Hunt's music, especially as it's been a few years since we last heard from him – plenty of time for the singer to plot this great step forward from his previous album, What Were You Hoping For? Titles include "Headroom", "French For Cloud", "Teach Me A New Language", "Old Hat", "She Stays With Me", "A Woman Never Changes", and "Emotional Criminal". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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FanaticsBetter Than Fried Baloney ... LP
Fun Addict, Sealed ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing, sealed.)

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Glorious StrangersGlorious Strangers ... LP
Fun City, 1983. Very Good+ ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Jazkamer & SmegmaEndless Coast ... CD
No Fun, 2007. Used ... $6.99
CD

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Religious KnivesResin ... CD
No Fun, 2008. Used ... $6.99
CD

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Boliver ShagnastyYo-Yo/Tapping That Thing ... 7-inch
Fun, Late 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
 
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Body Count (Ice T)Body Count ... LP
Sire/Warner, 1992. New Copy (reissue)... $13.99 20.98
Ice T & Body Count's infamous self-titled LP – way more notorious than it should be, and actually a pretty brave move for a rapper circa the early 80s, to roll from a major player in the hardcore solo rap scene – to hardcore punk/hybrid metal! It's fun stuff, seemingly influenced by Suicidal Tendencies (themselves pretty notorious back in the day) – with "Smoked Pork", "Now Sportss", "KKK B**ch", "There Goes The Neighborhood", "Evil Dick", "Body Count Anthem", "Oprah" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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CameoFeel Me ... CD
Chocolate City/Universal (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
A great 80s groove from Cameo – but one that's still done in the group's best early funk ensemble mode! There's maybe a bit more emphasis on the basslines and keyboards than before, but the sound of the music is still wonderfully full and spontaneous – very much in keeping with the warmly collaborative look of the group on the cover, who really sound like they're having a hell of a lot of fun making the record! The rhythms have a razor-sharpness that just about nobody else can touch – and there's all these cool little instrumental flourishes that sneak into the mix and really keep things interesting – odd sounds on familiar instruments, moogy moments on keyboards, and even some vocal inflections that come as a nice surprise. There's two nice mellow cuts – "Feel Me" and "Is This The Way", which have a sweetly compressed harmony sound on the lyrics – and funky numbers include "Better Days", "Keep It Hot", "Roller Skates", and "Is This The Way". CD

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Chocolate MilkBest Of Chocolate Milk ... CD
Camden (Germany), 1970s/Early 80s. Used ... $7.99
A 16 track selection of grooves from Chocolate Milk – one of the most unsung soul groups of the 70s, with a heck of a lot of great tunes to offer! Chocolate Milk first started out with a heavy New Orleans funk sound in their work – and as the 70s progressed, they smoothed out the groove, and picked up more of the jazzier styles of other end of the decade funk acts. This set offers a great overview of that progression – starting with hard fun numbers like "Action Speaks Louder Than Words", "Ain't Nothin But A Thing", and "Pretty Pimpin Willie", then rolling into tracks like "Girl Callin", "Blue Jeans", "Who's Getting It Now", and "Take It Off". Other titles include "Running Away", "How About Love", "People", "Comin", "Groove City", and "Honey Bun". CD
(Out of print.)

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Tony ChristieNow's The Time! ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), 2011. Used ... $6.99
Groovy fun from Tony Christie – brassy, punchy and endearing 60s style pomp from a legendary figure who's back in his comfort zone! In some ways, it sounds like it could have made in '67, but with something of a post millennial glow that doesn't detract one ounce of the old school charm. It's really about the charm, and at 67-years-old, Tony still has that in full glory. Titles include "Now's The Time!", "Money Spider", "7 Hills" feat Roisin Murphy, "Nobody In The World", "Steal The Sun", "Longoing For You Baby", "Get Christie", "Too Much Of The Sun", "Key Of You", "I Thank You", "Something Better". CD

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George ClintonComputer Games ... CD
Capitol (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $13.99
Great post-Parliafunkadelicment work from George Clinton – surely the biggest hit of his albums for Capitol – especially since it features the singles "Atomic Dog" and "Loopzilla"! We'll be honest in saying that at the time this one came out, as die-hard Detroit funk fans, we remember thinking "oh gosh, George has lost it" – but from the perspective of many years later, the record sure sounds like classic P-Funk to us – really picking up where the last few Funkadelic and Parliament albums left off! The album sports a great Pedro Bell cover, features some nice work with Bootsy, includes the hits "Atomic Dog" and "Loopzilla" – and also features some lesser-known gems that include "Pot Sharing Tots", "Get Dressed", "Computer Games", and "One Fun At A Time". CD

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Miles DavisWater Babies (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1967. Used ... $9.99
A much different album than you might expect from the cover – hardly the funky 70s set implied by the Big Fun-styled cover – and instead a lost slice of work from his groundbreaking late 60s years! The set was recorded in 1967, but unissued until Miles late 70s time away from the studio – hence the cover, which attempts to contemporanize the record – and the music is very much in the dark moods and sharp tones of Filles De Kilimanjaro, and features a somewhat similar group! The core quintet of Wayne Shorter on tenor, Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and Tony Williams on drums handles the first half of the set – but the group's then expanded to include Chick Corea on electric piano along with Herbie on keys – and Ron Carter steps out so that Dave Holland can bring some more modern tones to the bass. Tracks are all somewhat long, and titles include "Capricorn", "Water Babies", "Sweet Pea", and "Two Faced". CD
(Includes obi.)

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Eric DregniLet's Go Bowling! (hardcover) ... Book
Crestline, 2013. New Copy ... $6.99 21.99
A glorious tribute to the world of bowling – filled with loads and loads of vintage images – including advertisements, posters, and lots of bowling alley propaganda! We're huge fans of bowling alleys – from the taverns inside, which are often hidden gems – to the well-waxed lanes, which provide hours of fun – to the overall culture of the place, which can stand as an island in both the streams of time and local change! This book gets at all that charm, and more – and offers up some history of the sport and its big rise in post-war America – all with a great style that really lives up to the retro image on the cover. 128 pages, full color, and hardcover. Book

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George DukeThief In The Night ... LP
Elektra, 1985. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Warmly soulful work from George Duke – a record that's got a relatively lean feel overall, one that mostly has Duke's vocals and keyboards dancing nicely on top of some catchy 80s rhythms! There's a relatively electric feel to the set – but one that's almost more on the percussion than the keyboards, making a bit of a shift from some of Duke's earlier years – although still head and shoulders above most of the younger fusion/soul artists that sprang up in his wake. Duke plays Fender Rhodes, acoustic piano, moog, and more – and most tracks feature guitar work from Paul Jackson Jr. Titles include "Why", "Jam", "Love Mission", "Thief In The Night", "I Surrender", "We're Supposed To Have Fun", and "Remembering The Sixties". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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Electric Peanut Butter CompanyElectric Peanut Butter Company – Trans-Atlantic Psych Classics Vol 1 ... CD
Ubiquity, 2015. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Sweet and salty psych-soul-rock-funk from Adrian Quesada and Shawn Lee, working together as The Electric Peanut Butter Company! They're a company of just 2, handling every aspect themselves, but if you if ever heard anything by either party, you know this is going to have a huge sound. Lots of fuzzed out psych funk touches on this one – a mix of heady instrumentals and some fun vocal numbers. Shawn handles the singing, and the duo are both multi-instrumentalists and leftfield funk geniuses – managing to work with myriad influences without sounding exactly like anyone but themselves. The drums, guitars and keyboards are masterful here, but there's a lot of cool instrumental and production touches throughout. Vol 1 is actually the duo's second album – the first was Vol 2 (naturally!) – and it delivers on the diverse debut, and then some! Includes "Flexi Funk", "Beer Good", "Spread The Jam", "Stealio", "Tennis Elbow", "Mister Pink", "Austin City Limiter", "Go Go Go", "Damn Skippy", "Jenn Wu", "Fat Budda" and more. CD

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✨✧ Bill EvansInterplay Sessions ... LP
Riverside/Milestone, 1962/1982. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A real standout in the Bill Evans catalog for Riverside – and that's saying a lot, given how important all of his Riverside albums are! The core session's a rare quintet outing for Evans – one that breaks the mode of the usual trio format by adding in Freddie Hubbard on trumpet and Jim Hall on guitar – alongside rhythm players Percy Heath on bass and Philly Joe Jones on drums – already a unique enough match for Evans' talents. In a way, the record's one of those sessions that Riverside would sometimes do – pairing a key new voice as a leader with others in an all-star group – but in another way, it's also a return to the sound that first brought Evans' to a wider audience in the 1957 and 1958 years – when he was working in non-trio groups with more famous players – adding his unique piano stylings to their (then) better-known solo modes. The pairing of Evans and Hall has been beautifully documented on other records – and sounds equally great here – but the real treat is Freddie Hubbard's horn, which often lays back on most of the tracks, then bursts in with a brashness that really ignites some of the tunes! He's playing a bit muted here, trying to go for that Miles/Evans combination from the late 50s – but that's plenty ok with us, as we love those records a lot. Titles include "When You Wish Upon A Star", "You & The Night & The Music", "I'll Never Smile again", "You Go To My Head" and the Evans original, "Interplay". This double-length set also expands the original Interplay album with even more material from another group session in 1962 – a set recorded also with Philly Joe Jones on drums and Jim Hall on guitar – plus Ron Carter on bass and Zoot Sims on tenor. Titles include "Time Remembered", "Loose Bloose", "Fun Ride", "There Came You", "Fudgesickle Built For Four", and "My Bells". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small spot of residue.)

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✨✧ Five Du-TonesShake A Tail Feather – The Complete One-Derful Recordings – Dancers & Dreamers From The Dawn Of Chicago Soul ... CD
Shout (UK), 1960s. Used ... $17.99
The complete One-Derful sides cut by the mighty Five Du-Tones – some of the most rollicking, hard-charging and floor shaking soul singles ever put out by the pioneering southside Chicago record label – standing up strongly with the best, more famous work of the era on Chess or any other label! The Five Du-Tones started out in St. Louis in the doo wop years, and they carry the melodic sensibility into these early-to-mid 60s recordings – but it's a far more fun and manic vibe, with vocals that roar as much as they groove. They also bring a driving rhythm that couldn't be more thrilling – and a grittiness that no doubt helped to lay the groundwork for coming of the funk era! This is the first time the group's complete One-Derful sides have been issued on CD – and it's about time! Titles include the incredible signature tune "Shake A Tail Feather" (which became a titular anthem for the Blues Brothers, ahem), "Please Change Your Mind", "The Flea", "Dry Your Eyes", "The Gouster", "Monkee See Monkey Do", "That's How I Love You", "Chicken Astronaut", "Sweet Lips", "We Want More (Soul)", "Don't Let Go (Pts. 1 & 2)", "Mountain Of Love", "Outside The Record Hop", Divorce Court" and more! CD
(Out of print.)

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Dominic FrontiereBillie ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A playful little soundtrack for this offbeat Patty Duke film – handled by Dominic Frontiere in ways that are sometimes sentimental and respectful, and sometimes seem to be poking a bit of fun at the subject matter! Frontiere's usually our favorite when he hits an upbeat groove – and there's some nice 60s mod moments here that definitely make the soundtrack work seeing out – kind of jaunty numbers that are real standouts. But some of the mellower moments aren't bad either – and have a nice sort of balance next to the other cuts. Patty Duke sings "Funny Little Butterflies" and "Lonely Little In Between" – and other titles include "Discotheque", "Hold It", "The Girl Is A Girl Is A Girl", and "The Beat". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dizzy GillespieLive At The 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival ... CD
Monterey Jazz Festival/Concord, 1965. Used ... $2.99
A nice set by Diz at the 1965 Monterey Jazz Festival – backed by a great group of players – released here for the first time ever! The set opens with a fiery day after, and the set takes some equally hard charging turns plus some relaxed moments, too – and includes some surprises, too. Big Black is killing it on congas for this set – and the other players include James Moody on flute and tenor, Kenny Barron on piano, Christopher White on bass and Rudy Collins on drums. Other titles include "Trinidad, Goodbye", "Poor Joe", "Night In Tunisia", "Ungawa" and "Gega De Saudade (No More Blues)", plus a fun comedy sketch in the middle. CD

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Michael J GolecBrillo Box Archive – Aesthetics, Design & Art ... Book
Dartmouth College Press, 2008. New Copy ... $6.99 25.00
A finely-honed look at a pivotal product in the history of consumer-oriented design in America – traced from the iconic, always groovy looking Brillo soap pads box – a fixture on a kitchen or pantry shelf of just about any American home for most years of the 20th century – with designs that subtly changed right along with the country itself over the years. That might sound like a desription for stuffy art academia treatise, but it's a really fun book – briskly readable, with lots of period photos throughout. Paperback, 152 pages. Book

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Graham Central StationGraham Central Station ... CD
Warner, 1974. Used ... $6.99
The legendary first album by Larry Graham and Graham Central Station – Larry's bold move away from Sly & The Family Stone, and the beginning of a new dynasty in mainstream funk! Larry's bass work really drives the set along – pushing the riffing guitars over the top of the heavy drums in a style that's tight, but never too "easy" – still with enough of the raw energy of his roots, despite the later crossover fame of the set. All tracks are Graham originals – except for a version of Al Green's "It Ain't No Fun To Me" – and titles include "Tell Me What It Is", "Ghetto", "Can You Handle It?", "Hair", "We Be's Gettin' Down", and "People". CD
(Promotional stamp on booklet cover.)

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Chris HunterChris Hunter ... CD
Atlantic (Japan), 1986. New Copy ... $13.99
A debut solo set from reedman Chris Hunter – a fairly sharp-edged player on the alto saxophone, and one who gives this album a bit more bite than the usual mainstream fusion set from the time! Chris gets lots of strong solos out front – often evoking an older soul-styled mode with his playing, although with a definite 80s spin on the production – maybe with the strength of someone like Eric Leeds, but without the Prince backing that Leeds gets. Backings are relatively stripped-down – and feature strong work by Richard Tee on acoustic piano, which also helps avoid some keyboard fusion cliches – plus Hiram Bullock on guitar, and Don Sebesky on arrangements and production. Titles include "Purple Rain", "Respect", "Georgia On My Mind", "Good Clean Fun", and "I Can't Help It". CD

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Willie HutchMark Of The Beast ... CD
Motown/Soul Brother (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the nicer Willie Hutch albums on Motown – a killer batch of heavy and funky tracks that evoke some of his soundtrack work from the same time – as well as a more hard grooving album-oriented approach! Willie arranged and produced, and there's lots of nice moogy and guitary bits – plus sweet backup chorus vocals and a few more soaring elements – making this one a cool mix of grittier grooves, stranger textures and a few softer touches. Titles include "Get Ready For The Get Down", "Don't You Let Nobody Tell You How To Do Your Thing", "I'm Gonna Stay", "Mark Of The Beast", "Woman You Touched Me" and "Life's No Fun Living In the Ghetto". CD

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Jackie & RoySweet & Low Down ... LP
Columbia, 1960. Very Good ... $5.99
This was Jackie & Roy's first album for Columbia and it mainly consists of some familiar tunes by the likes of Ira & George Gershwin, Rodgers & Hart and Cole Porter with a Roy Kral original thrown in. The tracks include "Chicago", "Fun Life", "Mountain Greenery", Kral's "Wingin' With The Wind", "Cheek To Cheek", and "They Can't Take That Away From Me". Jackie & Roy are accompanied by some well known musicians such as Barney Kessel on guitar, Larry Bunker on vibraphone, Anthony Ortega on alto sax and flute and Kral plays the piano. LP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye promo pressing, with deep groove. Cover has tape along the spine, a promo stamp, and a partially split bottom seam.)

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Joey Jefferson BandJoey Jefferson Band ... LP
Mutt & Jeff, 1975. Near Mint- ... $59.99
Killer lost funky record from the mid 70s – and one that feaures the great Cal Green on guitar, plus Leon Haywood on organ and James Gadson on drums. The sound is funky soul with guitar in the lead – in a style that's similar to Green's legendary "Trippin" album, which also appeared on the same label. The album includes the funky classic "Revolution Rap", the funky original "Hot Lips", and versions of "Hot Fun In The Summertime" and "Walk On By". A great one for fans of 70s funky guitar! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Tizian Jost TrioUnited In The Big Blue ... CD
Enja (Germany), 2013. Used ... $9.99
We love the piano work of Tizian Jost – a player with a really special way of ringing out his tone on the keys, often with this sort of joyful flow that comes across right away! A few notches either way, and Jost might be too sentimental or too smooth – but instead, he's got this really perfect balance of warmer emotions that comes through especially well on this album's all-original tracks. Each number has this fresh sort of sparkle that really fits the mood of Jost's piano – and the trio features well-matched work on bass from Thomas Stabenow and drums from Mario Gonzi. Titles include "Fantasy In Yellow White & Blue", "United In The Big Blue", "Tizi's Business", "Missing The Right Word", "Room 76", and "Fun In The Forest". CD
 
 
 



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