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BlissFun (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
WMOT, 1981. Very Good ... $3.99
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Lester Bowie's Brass FantasySerious Fun ... CD
DIW (Japan), 1989. New Copy ... $16.99 24.99
One of our favorite albums from Lester Bowie's big solo run of the 80s – and a set that has some of the more dynamic energy of his Brass Fantasy group, but maybe also a bit more depth as well! The album's part of a handful that the Art Ensemble Of Chicago did with the DIW label at the time – and the AEOC production maybe gives the record a slightly more serious sound – even though the group still take on material from James Brown, Sade, and EU! Yet there's also two Billie Holiday tributes that are surprisingly powerful, and a stunning version of Roland Kirk's "The Inflated Tear" – with a strong trombone solo from Steve Turre, who worked with Kirk in later years, and always championed his work. The lineup features Bowie, Stanton Davis, EJ Allen, and Gerald Brezel on trumpets; Turre and Frank Lacy on trombones; Vincent Chancey on French horn; and Bob Stewart on tuba – plus drums and percussion from Don Moye, Ken Cruchfield, and Vinnie Johnson. Titles include "Inflated Tear", "Smooth Operator", "Strange Fruit", "Don't Worry Be Happy", "Papa's Got A Brand New Bag", and "Da Butt". CD

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Roman DiazL'O Da Fun Bata ... CD
Motema, 2015. New Copy ... $8.99 14.98
A very rootsy set of Cuban bata – and a record that almost feels like a vintage session for Folkways than some of the more contemporary music on the Motema label! The album's got a strong Yoruba bend – and features spoken passages between most of the percussive tracks – introducing different deities, who are then supported through highly spiritual performance that mixes chanted vocals with percussion by Roman and his group – with no other instrumentation at all! The notes put both the music and the references in the right sort of cultural perspective – and titles include "Agayu", "Oggun", "Elegua", "Oshun", "Shango", and "Obatala". CD

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FarmInnermost Limits Of Pure Fun – A George Greenough Film ... CD
Sundazed, 1969. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A really tripped-out surf soundtrack from the end of the 60s – and a record that shows a huge evolution in the surf genre from the more familiar hits of the earlier part of the decade! The style here is much more open-ended and jamming – a collaborative effort that almost sounds like improvised grooves at times – played on organ, guitar, bass, and drums, all recorded by drummer Dennis Dragon. Denny Aaberg is on guitar and a bit of vocals – and a few numbers have an earthy, down-home feel that's a contrast to the more open-ended jams. Titles include "Snake Charmer", "Crystal Shingles", "Animal", "Wind N Sea", "Crumple Car", "Tobie's Oats", "San Ho Zay", "Ground Shuffle", and "Innerspace". CD
Also available Innermost Limits Of Pure Fun – A George Greenough Film (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP 23.99

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FarmInnermost Limits Of Pure Fun – A George Greenough Film (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Sundazed, 1969. New Copy ... $23.99 24.99
A really tripped-out surf soundtrack from the end of the 60s – and a record that shows a huge evolution in the surf genre from the more familiar hits of the earlier part of the decade! The style here is much more open-ended and jamming – a collaborative effort that almost sounds like improvised grooves at times – played on organ, guitar, bass, and drums, all recorded by drummer Dennis Dragon. Denny Aaberg is on guitar and a bit of vocals – and a few numbers have an earthy, down-home feel that's a contrast to the more open-ended jams. Titles include "Snake Charmer", "Crystal Shingles", "Animal", "Wind N Sea", "Crumple Car", "Tobie's Oats", "San Ho Zay", "Ground Shuffle", and "Innerspace". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Innermost Limits Of Pure Fun – A George Greenough Film ... CD 13.99

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Kim FowleyGood Clean Fun ... LP
Imperial, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Awesome work from madman Kim Fowley – an album that offers hard rockers, some nice groovers, and even some trippier tracks that feature spoken or performed bits! The record's got a really wonderful approach that's a look at the lost genius of the LA scene of the late 60s – emphasized by an appearance on the record by Rodney Bingeheimer, the mayor of Sunset Strip, plus work by Motorcycle John and the Frog Prince! If you've ever heard about Fowley, but never found the record to truly convey his insanity on record, this is the one to check out – as it's as brilliant as it is insane! Titles include "Energy", "Baby Rocked Her Dolly", "Motorcycle", "One Man Band", "Good Clean Fun", "Search For A Teenage Woman", "I'm Not Young Anymore", "Lights The Blind & Lame Can See", and "Kangaroo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Glenn FreyNo Fun Allowed ... CD
Asylum, 1982. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Dave FrishbergLookin' Good (Getting Some Fun Out Of Life/Let's Eat Home) ... CD
Concord, 1977/1990. Used 2 CDs ... $4.99
Dave Frishberg's always getting some fun out of life – given the way he pens these witty little tunes, and sings them with a hell of a lot of charm! And this album's one to feature Frishberg at all his charming best – still with the jaunty, edgey qualities we love so much in Oaklahoma Toad, but turned back more towards more traditional jazz elements too – all set nicely into a small combo jazz mode, with help from Bob Findley on trumpet and Marshall Royal on alto – both horn players who give the album a fleshed-out feel that's a nice change from some of Dave's more piano/vocal-based records. A number of the tunes are instrumental – with Frishberg on piano – and titles include "Lotus Blossom", "Dear Bix", "Violet Blue", "Old Man Harlem", "Save It Pretty Mama", "Alligator Crawl", and "In A Mist". CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Fun Boy ThreeFun Boy Three ... LP
Chrysalis, 1982. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Fun Boy ThreeWaiting ... LP
Chrysalis, 1983. Near Mint- ... $5.99
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(US pressing.)

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George Gruntz TrioSerious Fun ... CD
Enja (Germany), 1990. Used ... $2.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Inner CityBig Fun ... CD
Virgin, 1989. Used ... $5.99
Detroit underground hits the mainstream – in a seminal album of crossover dance tracks! Kevin Saunderson and vocalist Paris Grey, along with help from Juan Atkins, craft a set of tunes that managed to hook the rest of the world on the electro sound that had been bubbling under in the Motor City for most of the 80s. And sure, there's more hooks and less darkness than on some of Saunderson's earlier work – but is that such a bad thing? Not to our ears, as lots of these tunes have still held up quite well over the years. Titles include "Paradise", "Ain't Nobody Better", "Big Fun", "Do You Love What You Feel", "Good Life", and "Secrets Of The Mind". CD

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Carl Kress, Tony Mottola, Dick McDonough, & GeorgeFun On The Frets – Early Jazz Guitar ... LP
Yazoo, Late 30s/Early 40s. Sealed ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing.)

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Mother FalconGood Luck Have Fun ... CD
Universal, 2015. Used ... $0.99
CD
(CD case has a cutout hole.)

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Zoot Sims & Bob BrookmeyerMorning Fun ... CD
1201 Music, 1956. Used ... $9.99
CD
(Out of print, small cutout notch through spine.)

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StoogesHave Some Fun – Live At Ungano's ... CD
Rhino Handmade/Wounded Bird, 1970. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
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", and with 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! Plus, the whole thing also begins with "Going To Ungano's" – street conversation that makes you feel like you're outside, going into the show. CD

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Roger TaylorRoger Taylor's Fun In Space ... LP
Elektra, 1981. Very Good ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album

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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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✨✧ Daniel JohnstonFun ... CD
Atlantic, 1994. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ike & Tina TurnerGonna Have Fun/I Don't Need ... 7-inch
Modern, Mid 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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Bar-KaysFlying High On Your Love ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Very Good ... $7.99
A great step forward for The Bar-Kays – an album that actually has them taking on a few mellower moments, amidst the heavy funk you might expect – yet all without softening their groove at all! The album's very much in the best spirit of the group's Mercury debut – still recorded in Memphis, with production that's tight, but never uptight – enough to firmly put the group at the top of the funk superstar scene of the mid 70s, yet never sell out the rich Memphis groove that first got them going! Titles include "You Can't Run Away", "Let's Have Some Fun", "Can't Keep My Hands Off You", "Whatever It Is", and "Shut the Funk Up". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a few light creases.)

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Beach BoysBeach Boys' Concert/Live In London ... CD
Capitol, Mid 60s. Used ... $3.99
2 classic live albums – one of them quite rare – wrapped up in a great package that also includes 2 bonus cuts! Titles include "Bluebirds Over The Mountains", "Their Hearts Were Full Of Spring", "Good Vibrations", "God Only Knows", "Fun Fun Fun", "Papa Oom Mow Mow", "The Wanderer", "Hawaii", "I Get Around", "Monster Mash", and "Let's Go Trippin". 25 cuts in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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Beach BoysShut Down Vol 2 ... LP
Capitol, 1964. Very Good- ... $19.99
The Beach Boys' installment in Capitol's hot rod-themed Shut Down series – the first edition of which was devoted to a host of different artists! It's clear that even in this setting, The Beach Boys have way more to offer than just a few gimmicky car songs – as the record offers some of the early group's most tender, personal moments – real early gems like "The Warmth Of The Sun" and "Don't Worry Baby" - mixed in with more playful numbers like "Fun Fun Fun", "This Car Of Mine", "In The Parkin Lot", "Shut Down Part 2", and "Keep An Eye On Summer". It's this mix that really gets at the group's genius at the time – maturity creeping out amidst the youthful themes, in ways that few other 60s acts could ever hope to match. LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label mono pressing.)

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BojouraNight Flight Night Sight ... CD
Rev-Ola (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $5.99 13.99
Pretty, sweeping, grandly orchestrated yet immediate and instantly gratifying psych tinged girl pop from the late 60s – the first album from beautiful, Netherlands bred singer Boujoura – wonderful stuff smartly produced to have a huge, yet impossibly bright and fun sound! George Kooymans of Golden Earring(s) co-wrote a bunch of the songs, and the production is a mix of large scale grandeur with raw drums and punchy brass and strings, kinda the best of both worlds! Titles include "I Can't Stop Rambling", "Watch What You Try To Do", "For Baby", "Dream Man", "Mr Magic", "Hampstead Incident", "Where Are You", 'That's How Strong My Love Is" and more. CD

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BoulevardsGroove ... CD
Captured Tracks, 2016. New Copy ... $7.99
A nice modern take on classic dancefloor-ready funky soul from Jamil Rashad – aka Boulevards –delivering a genuinely tight, irresistible groove worthy of the title! The paths Boulevards travels were paved 70s and 80s funk titans from Earth Wind & Fire at their leanest, to early 80s Prince and Rick James and beyond on funky soul tip – along with some crisp, bumping electro influences from early hip hop producers – but he give it a fresh vibe – thanks incredibly effective songcraft and charismatic vocals. This is straight-up fun, pretty much irresistible effort! Includes "Set The Tone", "Got To Go", "Up On Your Love", "Move & Shout", "Cold Call", "Running Back", "Patience", "The Spot", "Talk To Me", "Tender", "Love & Dance" and "Weekend Love". CD
Also available Groove ... LP 15.99

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BoulevardsGroove ... LP
Captured Tracks, 2016. New Copy ... $15.99
A nice modern take on classic dancefloor-ready funky soul from Jamil Rashad – aka Boulevards –delivering a genuinely tight, irresistible groove worthy of the title! The paths Boulevards travels were paved 70s and 80s funk titans from Earth Wind & Fire at their leanest, to early 80s Prince and Rick James and beyond on funky soul tip – along with some crisp, bumping electro influences from early hip hop producers – but he give it a fresh vibe – thanks incredibly effective songcraft and charismatic vocals. This is straight-up fun, pretty much irresistible effort! Includes "Set The Tone", "Got To Go", "Up On Your Love", "Move & Shout", "Cold Call", "Running Back", "Patience", "The Spot", "Talk To Me", "Tender", "Love & Dance" and "Weekend Love". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Groove ... CD 7.99

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BrickGood High/Brick (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Bang/Robinsongs (UK), 1976/1977. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99
Two funky soul classics from Brick – back to back on a single CD! First up is the album Good High – a killer debut from Brick – the start of a massive run at the end of the 70s, a time when the group was easily one of the biggest acts to come out of the up-and-coming Atlanta scene! Like some other Atlanta acts of the time, Brick had a way of fusing older funky soul on a tighter modern groove – coming up with a sound that was nice and lean – perfect for these key transitional years of funk – with influences that were felt for years, in places as far away as the west coast! Case in point is the album's classic "Dazz" – one of those cuts that never gets old – nestled nicely in a lineup that also includes "Music Matic", "Here We Come", "Good High", "Brick City", and "Sister Twister". Includes two bonus tracks "Dazz (Dazz Disco mix)" & "That's What It's All About (single version)". Next up is the self-titled Brick – which has the group absolutely killing it with this self-titled second album! Brick has a feel that would be taken up heavily a few years later by LA funk combos – particularly those on the Solar label – and their style of slicking up funky licks into a tightly compressed sound was obviously a big hit with the kids of their generation. Includes the sample classic "Dusic", plus "Living From The Mind", "Happy", "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody", "Honey Chile", Fun", "Hello" and more. This CD edition on Wounded Bird has 2 bonus tracks: "Ain't Gonna Hurt Nobody (Single Version)" and "Dusic (Short Version)". CD

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BusdriverRoadKill Overcoat ... CD
Epitaph/Anti, 2007. Used ... $5.99
Busdriver's most high profile set yet – the intelligently hyper MC's debut for Anti-/Epitaph! RoadKillOvercoat pushes his ouvre a bit more into experimental electronic territory – albeit with smart (if eccentric) vocals that are both rhymed and sung. Busdriver keeps at least one foot grounded in world weary lyricism, calling out hippies, hipsters and hypocrites – even if the catchy beatcraft suggests a sunnier groove. Titles include "Casting Agents And Cowgirls", "Less Yes's More No's", "Kill Your Employer", "Ethereal Driftwood", "Secret Skin", "Sun Shower", "Go Slow" feat Bianca Casady, "The Troglodyte Wins", "Pompous Posies! Your Party's No Fun", "(Bloody Paw On The) Kill Floor" and "Dream Catcher's Mit". CD

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CameoCameosis/Feel Me ... CD
Casablanca/Robinsongs (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
A pair of killers from Cameo – back to back on a single CD! Cameosis is full-on frenetic funk from Cameo – one of the group's tightest albums, yet still without any of the too-slick sounds of later years! The sound here is amazing – and we always find ourselves wondering how a group of guys can hit such perfect grooves with just a bunch of basses, guitars, and keyboards – a totally on-the-money style that vamps, leaps, and jumps with energy throughout. The vocals are great too – bubbling up in the mix almost like another instrument – and the album's got a depth that so many other copycat funk records from the time just couldn't touch. Wonderful throughout – with tracks that include "Shake Your Pants", "Cameosis", "On The One", "We're Goin Out Tonight", and "Please You". Also features a bonus 7" mix of "Shake Your Pants". Feel Me is 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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Johnny Cash & June CarterCarryin' On With Johnny Cash & June Carter (remastered edition) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1967. New Copy ... $5.99 7.99
Johnny first album collaboration with his soon-to-be wife June Carter, and it's a nice one! Carryin' On has it's share of sweet, lovely moments shared by the two, but also has a lot more cool 60s oddball touches than one would expect. The couple cover Dylan's "It Ain't Me Babe" and two Ray Charles tunes, "I Got A Woman" and "What I Say". All three sound pretty strange coming out of hard-nosed Johnny, and prove to be quite fun and endearing, and very indicative of the freedom he had at Columbia to do whatever the heck he wanted. Other tracks include "Shantytown", "Pack Up Your Sorrows", "Jackson", "What A Good Thing We Had", and "No, No, No". Includes two bonus tracks from the sessions, and new liner notes by old pal Carl Perkins. CD

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✨✧ CCSWhole Lotta Love (aka CCS) ... LP
RAK, 1970. Very Good Gatefold ... $13.99
Proof that blues rock can be turned towards a useful end – and a landmark album from one of the greatest Brit groups of the post-beat era! CCS (Collective Consciousness Society) were more of a studio project than anything else – but their first few records sparkled with a groove and energy level that surpassed most other work going at the time – thanks to large backings from arranger Johnny Cameron, of Brit Easy and soundtrack fame – working here with UK bluesman Alexis Korner in a format that mixed big funky backings with Korner's down-home blues rock! The Cameron touches really help get away from any blues cliches of the genre – and the inclusion of jazz players like Harry Beckett, Henry Lowther, Kenny Wheeler, and Ray Warleigh makes for a really hip approach to instrumentation that goes way beyond simple studio support. Most tracks are instrumental, but the set does include some vocals – and the group scored a standout hit with the album's cover of "Whole Lotta Love", and followed up with other covers that include "Satisfaction", "Living In the Past", "Wade In The Water", and "Bom Bom". Also includes the original tracks "Waiting Song", "Dos Cantos", and "Lookin For Fun". LP, Vinyl record album

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Cerrone/Bob SinclarCerrone By Bob Sinclar ... CD
Because (France), 2001. New Copy ... $8.99
25 years of French disco collide as one – as house genius Bob Sinclar remixes the legendary late 70s work of Cerrone! Cerrone's work from the late 70s and early 80s was some of the best club music coming out of Europe at the time – and he virtually pioneered the extended slow-building grooves that would later have such an influence on house music during the 80s. The album features original Cerrone tracks and remixed versions – done by the likes of Sinclar, Liquid People, Modjo, Donray, and Johnny D – all blended together in one superparty of disco grooves, as sparkling and hard driving as Sinclar's own work! Titles include "Music Of Life", "Give Me Love (house mix)", "Supernature", "Roller Coaster", "Cerrone's Paradise", "Assassinat", "Standing In The Rain", "Striptease", and "Kongas Fun". CD

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Nat King ColeJust One Of Those Things ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Titles include "When Your Lover Has Gone", "These Foolish Things", "Just For The Fun Of It", "The Party's Over", and "The Song Is Ended". Billy May arrangements! LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Joe Cuba SextetBang! Bang! Push! Push! Push! ... LP
Tico, 1966. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A Latin classic from the word "bang"! This album was the one that busted Joe Cuba out of the Latin ghetto – into the sound of 60s soul, early funk, and beyond. The record's a stone winner – filled with boogaloo tracks delivered by Joe's firey young sextet, a killer ensemble that was setting the Latin world on its ear at the time. The title track – "Bang Bang" – is one of those tracks that you'll recognize from a million references, but which never sounds as good as it does on this impeccable version from Joe. The whole album follows in a similar suit – blending Latin, jazz, and soul with effortless ease – shifting between English and Spanish lyrics in a genre-busting style that really captures all the freshness of the era. The whole thing's great, and titles include "Asi Soy", "Alafia", "Triste", "Mujer Divina", "Oh Yeah", "Sock It To Me", and the "Bang Bang" follow-up, "Push, Push, Push". Great, hard, and a heck of a lot of fun! LP, Vinyl record album

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Danger DoomMouse And The Mask (10th anniversary edition) ... LP
Lex, 2005. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99 30.98
You guessed it. Danger Mouse and MF Doom together – and also a collaboration with the writers and voice talent of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block of programming circa the mid 00s, so the You guessed it. Danger Mouse and MF Doom together – and also a collaboration with the writers and voice talent of Cartoon Network's Adult Swim block of programming circa the mid 00s! The dangerous duo make room for appearances by Aqua Teen Hunger Force, Space Ghost, Brak, Zorak, Harvey Birdman, the Sealab 2021 team and the Mooninites – plus live action characters Ghostface, Talib Kweli and Cee-Lo. Basically, you can look at the project as a crass, college age market research driven coup and an affront to classic hip hop – or you can look at it as sort of a less pretentious Gorillaz. We're rollin with the latter, and it's a helluva lot more fun, too!! DM's and Doom's styles compliment each other as well as Doom's and Madlib's – and the participation of Adult Swim makes this one of the few hip hop albums in which you actually look forward to the skits! One question, though. Where is Schoolly D? Tracks include "Sofa King", "ATHF", Mince Meat", "Old School" feat Talib Kweli, "Bizzy Box" feat Cee-Lo, "Space Hos" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(10th Anniversary edition with new, pretty great cover art – looking like a psychedelic ink blot test!)

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Miles DavisComplete On The Corner Sessions (6CD set) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, 1972/1975. Used 6CDs ... $189.99
Right On! Quite possibly the heaviest, baddest music ever laid to tape, this set offers up over 6 hours of some of the deepest, darkest free jazz, afro funk, fist in the air post-modern musique concrete to sprout from Miles' horn and crew! This box closes the door on the studio side of what may be the most influential studio jams wrought at the turn of the 70s, issuing the unedited original takes of the material that Miles and Teo Macero would parse down and edit into On The Corner and Big Fun, plus some material that made it out on various compilations later issued on Columbia, and best of all, a dozen never before released tracks! The core group here is Miles, Michael Henderson, Mtume, Al Foster and Reggie Lucas, but Dave Liebman, Carlos Garnett, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Jack Dejohnette, Pete Cosey, Badal Roy, Bennie Maupin and John McLaughlin, as well as a number of other players, are all featured, which isn't surprising when you consider the ground covered here! The groove here is unstoppable funk, as on the nearly 20 minute jam that is the unedited full take of "On The Corner" and drawn out renditions of "Mtume", "Turnaround", "Ife" and "Helen Butte/Mr Freedom X", but the vibe veers in other directions too, as with the breezy "Maiysha", the multilayered "Calypso Frelimo" and the spacious "He Loved Him Madly". There's 31 tracks spread out over the 6 discs, ther unissued gems include "Hip-Skip", "Chieftain", "What They Do", "Peace" and "Mr Foster", and as you'd expect, the box is extra deluxe, with a thick booklet full of notes and some great quotes from the band, and a sweet metallic box to hold it all together! Vote Miles! CD
(Out of print – and in the beautiful metal case! Case has some shelf wear.)

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✨✧ Elton DeanJust Us (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Cuneiform, 1971/1972. Used ... $12.99
Early jazz work from British saxophonist Elton Dean – his first album as a leader, recorded when he was still a member of the group Soft Machine – but really stretching out into bold new directions! The sound here shows a similar evolution to Soft Machine at the time – long tracks that spiral out beautifully with a lot more jazz than the rock aspects of a few years before – Dean on a range of saxes, including alto and saxello, as well as electric piano too – played with soaring lines that are almost a warmer take on the Bitches Brew groove. Other keyboards are handled by Mike Ratledge, and other players on the date include Nick Evans on trombone, Louis Moholo on drums, Roy Babbington and Nevill Whitehead on bass, and Mark Charig on cornet. The core album was recorded live in the studio – with titles that include "Ooglenovastrome", "Something Passed Me By", "Blind Badger", and "Part The Last". CD features 2 bonus tracks – recorded live in 1972 – "Banking On Bishopsgate" and "Fun Cup". CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Gene DeitchCat On A Hot Thin Groove – 78rpm Artwork From Record Changer Magazine (softcover) ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2013. New Copy ... $8.99 35.00
An amazing collection of 40s and 50s jazz drawings by Gene Deitch – the complete anthology of his work for legendary jazz magazine Record Changer! Gene was an amazing artist and cartoonist, whose work helped solidify the legacies of some of the most famous cartoon characters in the American pop culture canon – from Popeye, to Tom & Jerry and beyond – but we're especially in love with his jazz-centric Record Changer era! Gene adored jazz and his love for it really shows! Cat On A Hot Thin Groove includes all of his magazine covers, cartoon panels and other bits from Record Changer – versatile work that ranges from fun, cartoon-y panels of "Jazz Cat" characters, to more elaborate and abstract illustrations. Wonderful, vital stuff – and it's very nicely anthologized here by Fantagraphics! Coffee-table scale paperback – 160+ pages of prime Deitch jazzy drawings with text accompaniment. Book

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✨✧ DionDion ... CD
Laurie/Ace (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $8.99 11.99
A key later album from Dion – and a set that shows a newly maturing style in his music! The album was something of a follow-up to Dion's huge single "Abraham Martin & John" – the bittersweet track that was a surprise late 60s hit for the singer – and which allowed him to explore much more introspective space on this album. The style is extremely folksy throughout – with a lot of acoustic guitar next to Dion's vocals, which are themselves often recorded with a slightly echoey, almost watery quality. There's definitely echoes here of Tim Buckley and Tim Hardin, but the record's got its own soul as well – thanks to a newly fragile quality in Dion's voice. Titles include "Abraham Martin & John", "Sisters Of Mercy", "Both Sides Now", "Sun Fun Song", "He Looks A Lot Like Me", "The Dolphins", and "You Better Watch Yourself". CD featuers the bonus track "Daddy Rollin". CD

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Dr CheekoFire In D Hole ... CD
Society Hill, 2015. New Copy ... $7.99 16.98
One of the more unusual artists on the Philly-revival label Society Hill – a singer who's younger than most of their roster, and who also has roots in the Caribbean too! Production and arrangements are by Butch Ingram, who gives the set a similar modern soul update to other projects for the label – but there's a slight difference in the rhythms, which have a fair bit of tropical currents – although still more in a soul mode than dancehall or soca. Titles include "Rock Steady", "Cherish The Day", "Say I Love You", "Mama See Parade", "Fun Fun Fun", "A Nice Girl Like You", and a remake of "Right Place Wrong Time". CD
 
 
 



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