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DeathFor The Whole World To See ... LP
Drag City, 1975. New Copy ... $16.99 18.98
A pre-punk bit of charged, hard grooving Motor City rock from Death – a lost record that takes a tightly coiled, blazing approach to their influences of garage rock and psychedelia – and a record that's all the better in that it was recorded way back in 1975! To put it bluntly, music didn't really sound like this in '75 – and it would be as easy to label the sound as something like, "mid 70s Detroit African American precursor to Husker Du", etc, but this is a honestly a pretty remarkable album for its time that we don't want to trivialize it with a lazy nutshell description. The group does distill their influences in a way that's reminiscent of some midwestern post punk, but Death is pre-punk, making it a really fascinating record, and a blast to crank up in your headphones! Titles include "Keep On Knocking", "Rock-N-Roll Victim", the longer, seemingly Arthur Lee influenced "Let The World Turn" (eventually nailing a fiercer sound the likes of which Love never messed with), "You're A Prisoner", "Freakin Out", "Where Do We Go From Here???" and "Politicians In My Eyes". 7 songs, 27 minutes, and pretty awesome. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lost & FoundLost & Found (aka Everybody's Here) ... LP
International Artists, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A brilliant set on the legendary International Artists label – a very Love-like record that's filled with colorful tunes – from Houston's Lost & Find, who fit in beautifully with other Texas psyche pioneers of the mid-to-late 60s! Both the vocals and the overall timing of the tunes clearly draw strong inspiration from Love's first few Elektra albums – but that's not a problem for us, because we love that stuff, and really appreciate Lost & Found's take on Arthur Lee's inspiration – one that pushes it a bit into the trippier Texas style psyche and others from the International Artists Roster. Titles include "Everybody's Here", "Forever Lasting Plastic Words","Zig Zag Blues", "I'm So Hip To Pain", "I Realize", "2 Stroke Blues", "Let Me Be" and "Living Eye". LP, Vinyl record album

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LoveBlack Beauty (cassette) ... Cassette
High Moon, 1973. New Copy ... On October 14, 2017
Arthur Lee and Love's unreleased record from 1973! Black Beauty is a more diverse and soulful set than a lot of what we've heard from Lee's harder rocking 70s years – and it's given a much-deserved top notch release by High Moon Records! It's raw in the best possible sense, with a live feel, as played by a well-oiled band. It's got some blistering rockers, albeit with a heavy dose of bluesy soul in the mix, and includes some surprisingly effective creative twists – especially the Caribbean-inflected "Beep Beep". This is a really cool record that we're thrilled to see getting some belated love and respect – and most importantly, it's worthy of Arthur Lee's legend. Other tracks include "Young & Able (Good & Evil)", "Midnight Sun", "Can't Find It", "Walk Right In", "Skid", "Stay Away", "Lonely Pigs". "See Myself In You" and "Product Of The Times". Cassette
(Cassette Store Day 2017 release. Quantities extremely limited!)

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✨✧ LoveForever Changes (expanded & remastered) ... CD
Elektra/Rhino, 1967. Used ... $4.99
What can we say? This is one of the greatest albums of all time – and it's made even better through the addition of a bunch of previously unissued tracks! The record's got a sound that's completely unique – as crack LA garage punk rock meets Hollywood baroque production, and the result is an amazing bit of loud guitar noise backed by strings and horns, all graced by the godlike vocals of the great Arthur Lee. Forever Changes is a milestone in rock – an incredibly bleak document about insanity, escape, and the coming revolution that never happened. Think of all the best moments of Wild In The Streets, Zabriske Point, and Invocation of My Demon Brother rolled into one – and you'll only have a tiny slice of the picture! A record that will haunt us until the day we die – filled with incredible songs like "Alone Again Or", "Old Man", "Daily Planet", "Red Telephone", and "Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark & Hilldale". CD version also includes "Hummingbirds (demo)", "Laughing Stock", "Wonder People (I Do Wonder) (outtake)", "Your Mind & We Belong Together", and alternate mixes of tracks on the LP. CD
(Out of print. Includes slipcase.)

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VariousFlip Doo Wop Vol 2 ... CD
Flip/Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $6.99
A treasure trove of Los Angeles vocal group material from the earliest days of soul – all pulled together from the vaults of the sweet indie Flip Records, and collected here in a mix of rare singles and some previously unissued tracks! Flip's approach is decidedly hip – served up with some of that west coast style that would add in a key extra instrumental element to the vocal group harmonies, but with more than enough dynamic vocal interplay right up front in the mix – all the kind of energy you'd get from more stripped-down productions from the east, with some genius moments that show that LA was no slouch when it came to matching the group harmonies back in New York and Philly! Titles on this second volume include "Why Don't You Answer" by The Maharajahs, "Heaven In My Arms" by Donald Woods & The Vel-Aires, "Deposit Your Love" by Richard Owens & The Ivy Leaguers, "Teenage Promise" by Trudy Williams & The Six Teens, "Cause You're Mine Alone" by Arthur Lee Maye, "Where You Been So Long" by The Rainiers, "Somewhere There's A Rainbow" by Richard Berry & The Pharoahs, "Looking For You" by The Dukes, "Puddin Pie" by The Lockettes, "Since You've Been Gone" by The Dreamers, and "My Girl" by The Cyclones. CD

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✨✧ Mazzy StarSo Tonight That I Might See ... LP
Capitol, 1993. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Mazzy Star's second album and first for Capitol, one of those rare, wonderful moments in the early 90s when a band that had been bubbling just under the popular radar hooked up with a major label and managed to hit both a popular and creative peak! This one really hasn't aged a day since it came out. The songwriting pair of guitarist David Roback and Hope Sandoval – the former transcending pop psych influences as far back as the early 80s in The Rain Parade, the latter with one of the most hauntingly beautiful voices in rock at the time – put together their best, moodiest effort. Includes the breakout hit "Fade Into You", a cool cover of Arthur Lee & Love's then recent "Five String Serenade", "Blue Light", "She's My Baby", "Wasted", "Into Dust", "So Tonight That I Might See", "Mary Of Silence", "Unreflected" and "Bells Ring". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousFlip Doo Wop Vol 1 ... CD
Flip/Ace (UK), Mid 50s-Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of Los Angeles vocal group material from the earliest days of soul – all pulled together from the vaults of the sweet indie Flip Records, and collected here in a mix of rare singles and some previously unissued tracks! Flip's approach is decidedly hip – served up with some of that west coast style that would add in a key extra instrumental element to the vocal group harmonies, but with more than enough dynamic vocal interplay right up front in the mix – all the kind of energy you'd get from more stripped-down productions from the east, with some genius moments that show that LA was no slouch when it came to matching the group harmonies back in New York and Philly! Titles on this first volume include "Stay Mine" by The Falcons, "I'll Have Memories Of You" by Arthur Lee Maye & Group, "Send Me Flowers" by The Six Teens, "Death Of An Angel" by Donald Woods & The Vel-Aires, "You Yakity Yak Too Much" by The Flippers, "Don't Worry About A Thing" by The Sweet Teens, "You Are The Only One" by Candy Rivers & The Flippers, "White Port & Lemon Juice" by The Bel-Aires, and "Baby We Two" by The Rhythm Masters. CD

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✨✧ LoveDa Capo ... LP
Elektra, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
A stunning second album from Love – a set that's still without the fuller orchestrations and baroque touches of Forever Changes – but which already shows the group moving in that direction! The rough, gritty edge of the group is very firmly intact – but they've already got a really fresh way of putting over a song – by complicating the rhythms a bit, going for unusual tonal colors, and furthering the really imaginative songwriting of Arthur Lee. Side one features some incredibly haunting shorter tunes that point the way towards Forever Changes – including the insanely wonderful "She Comes In Colors", the Latin-tinged "Que Vida", and the cuts "Stephanie Knows Who", "The Castle", and "Seven & Seven Is". Side two is a total freak-out – an 18 minute bluesy guitar jam, very over the top stuff – and quite unusual in length for a rock album in 1966! LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label mono pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousLost Soul Treasures Vol 5 ... CD
Sounds Of Soul, 1960s. Used ... $11.99
27 killer cuts – a beautiful pile of rare soul 45s, with a blend of hard soul, southern soul, northern soul, and sock-boogaloo soul! Titles include "I'm A Fool, I Must Love You" by The Falcons, "All I Want Is You" by Big Al Downing, "You Got It And I Want It" by Andre Williams, "Substitute For Love" by Watson & Williams, "Sally Sue Brown" by Arthur Alexander, "Funky Drop" by Harmonica Fats, "I Hurt Myself" by Lee Shot Williams, "My Mother's A Funky Chicken" by Pat Holben Trio, "Shotgun Wedding" by Roy C, "Man Without A Woman" by Matt Brown, "I'm Walking Away" by Denise Chandler, "Pee Wee" by Robbie Montgomery, "Out Of This World" by Gino Washington, and "Victim Of Circumstance" by Mike & The Censations". Great stuff, and like having a soul collector make you a tape of his best stuff! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousTwisted Wheel 2 – Brazennose & Whitworth Street 1963 to 1971 ... LP
Outta Sight (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A second look at the kinds of sounds that made the Twisted Wheel one of the most important dancefloors on the UK Northern Soul scene of the 60s – and certainly one of the best when it came to really changing up the groove! The sounds here include the upbeat soul you'd expect, but also includes bits from other realms, too – often echoing a deep soul approach that comes through in the lyrics, no matter what the setting! There's a number of cuts here that we haven't seen reissued on vinyl, mixed with some other key classics – and titles include "Arabia" by The Delcos, "I've Got A Claim On You" by Betty Everett, "Anna" by Arthur Alexander, "Ain't No Soul" by Ronnie Milsap, "I Dig Your Act" by The O'Jays, "The Duck" by Jackie Lee, "That's Enough" by Roscoe Robinson, "These Chains Of Love" by Chuck Jackson, "Dance With Me" by The Blendells, "The 81" by Candy & The Kisses, "Number One Guy" by The Ferris Wheel, and "Gonna Fix You Good" by The Alan Bown Set. LP, Vinyl record album

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Herb Alpert & Hugh MasekelaHerb Alpert & Hugh Masekela ... CD
A&M/Herb Alpert, 1978. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
Two top trumpet talents – coming together beautifully on this groovy late 70s set! Both Herb Alpert and Hugh Masekela had a big rise to fame in the 60s – Herb, for his Tijuana Brass albums on A&M – and Hugh, for the way that he brought South African jazz currents to the American soul mainstream! Given that both had strong presence on the Cali scene in their time, the pairing here is a great one – and works well with some larger jazz backings that color things out in a mix of soul, fusion, funk, and some slight South African touches. Other players on the set include Lee Ritenour and Arthur Adams on guitars, Paulinho Da Costa on percussion, James Gadson on bass, and Hotep Cecil Bernard on piano – and titles include "Skokiaan", "Moonza", "Lobo", "African Summer", "Ring Bell", and "Happy Hanna". CD

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✨✧ Planet ComicsPlanet Comics Collected Works Volume 14 – Issues 67 to 73 – Summer 1952 to Winter 1953 (hardcover) ... Book
PS Artbooks (UK), 1952/1953. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The continuing genius of Planet Comics – one of the first-ever comics devoted entirely to science fiction stories – still going strong here in the early 50s! Unlike some of its contemporaries during the stretch, Planet never got too creepy or too exploitative – but did use the growing comic market to really hone its craft, and perfect the kind of longer-form stories with recurring characters that made the magazine a real hit with audiences young and old. Female characters are as strong as the guys – and the art throughout is wonderful – with top-shelf pencils from artists who include Murphy Anderson, Lee Elias, Charles Sultan, Lily Renee, Arthur Peddy, Bill Benulis, Rudy Palais, and other unsung talents. The 280 page book is heavy, hardcover, and really well done – featuring seven full issues, all in color, with cover images and inside ads too. Book

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✨✧ Herb Alpert & Hugh MasekelaHerb Alpert & Hugh Masekela ... LP
A&M, 1978. Used ... Out Of Stock
Two top trumpet talents – coming together beautifully on this groovy late 70s set! Both Herb Alpert and Hugh Masekela had a big rise to fame in the 60s – Herb, for his Tijuana Brass albums on A&M – and Hugh, for the way that he brought South African jazz currents to the American soul mainstream! Given that both had strong presence on the Cali scene in their time, the pairing here is a great one – and works well with some larger jazz backings that color things out in a mix of soul, fusion, funk, and some slight South African touches. Other players on the set include Lee Ritenour and Arthur Adams on guitars, Paulinho Da Costa on percussion, James Gadson on bass, and Hotep Cecil Bernard on piano – and titles include "Skokiaan", "Moonza", "Lobo", "African Summer", "Ring Bell", and "Happy Hanna". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Herb Alpert & Hugh Masekela ... CD 10.99
 
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BenjaminPiano Concerto (Quasi Una Fantasia)/Concertino – Lamar Crowson/Arthur Benjamin/London Symphony Orchestra ... LP
Everest, 1959. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing in a silver back sleeve! Cover has some edge wear with a partially split top seam.)

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Arthur ConleyFunky Street/Put Our Love Together ... 7-inch
Atco, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
A great little number from Arthur Conley! "Funky Street" isn't really funk, as you'd expect – but it is an excellent hard soul number that's one of Art's best cuts from the time. It's propelled by some very tasty drums, and has a strong party groove that really pushes his vocals! "Put Our Love" is a great number too – in a sweeter Otis Redding kind of mode. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Atlantic Records sleeve.)

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Dinosaur L (Arthur Russell)Go Bang! #5 (Francois K mix, unreleased Walter Gibbons mix) ... 12-inch
Sleeping Bag/Get On Down, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 14.98
A spacey disco classic from the great Arthur Russell – one of his important singles for the dancefloor from the New York scene! "Go Bang" is a wonderful tune – with a jaunty vocal refrain that's laid over some off-kilter keyboard rhythms infused with bass – and the single features the important original release mixed by Francois K, and a never-heard mix by Walter Gibbons! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Man ParrishBoogie Down (Bronx, dub) ... 12-inch
Sugarscoop, 1984. Near Mint- ... $13.99
Original pressing of "Boogie Down Bronx", one of the first hip hop tracks about The Bronx, and the early electro classic that Newcleus copied the bassline, drums and vocoder sound from on "Jam On It". The production almost sounds as if this could be a mid 80s Arthur Baker cut. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Sugarscoop sleeve.)

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New EditionCandy Girl (voc, sing a long) ... 12-inch
Streetwise, 1982. Near Mint- ... $3.99
An electro pop classic – and one of the greatest tunes by New Edition! The track's got some nice street beats from Arthur Baker, and catchy lead vocals that sound a lot like the Jackson 5 at their best! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a Streetwise sleeve.)

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VariousRare Mod 4 – A Fourth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm 'N'Blues, Psych & Soul ... CD
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... About November 1, 2017
Raucous R&B, tight psych and mod soul from the late 60s UK – on a stellar Vol 4 in the great Rare Mod series from Acid Jazz – and nearly everything on it is entirely fresh to our ears! Rare Mod really goes deep, uncovering tunes that are honestly as infectious as the major mod standard bearing hits of the day – with raw drums, killer Hammond organ grooves and gritty vocals that give everything a sharp edge – but it's commited by groups that proudly flaunt classic soul and R&B influences. Great stuff! Includes "Big Bird" by Dog Soul, "Tell Daddy" by All Night Workers, "Together Forever" by Gary Farr and the T-Bones, "Me And My Baby" by Row Boat, "Cover Girl" by Perfumed Garden, "The Thinking Kind" by The Wild Ones, "Arthur" by Virgin Sleep, "LSD" by Tomorrow's Children and more, 16 in all. CD

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VariousRare Mod 4 – A Fourth Volume Of 60s Underground Rhythm 'N'Blues, Psych & Soul ... LP
Acid Jazz (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... About November 1, 2017
Raucous R&B, tight psych and mod soul from the late 60s UK – on a stellar Vol 4 in the great Rare Mod series from Acid Jazz – and nearly everything on it is entirely fresh to our ears! Rare Mod really goes deep, uncovering tunes that are honestly as infectious as the major mod standard bearing hits of the day – with raw drums, killer Hammond organ grooves and gritty vocals that give everything a sharp edge – but it's commited by groups that proudly flaunt classic soul and R&B influences. Great stuff! Includes "Big Bird" by Dog Soul, "Tell Daddy" by All Night Workers, "Together Forever" by Gary Farr and the T-Bones, "Me And My Baby" by Row Boat, "Cover Girl" by Perfumed Garden, "The Thinking Kind" by The Wild Ones, "Arthur" by Virgin Sleep, "LSD" by Tomorrow's Children and more, 16 in all. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryBBC Jazz 625 – 1965 (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
BBC/SSJ (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic lost slice of work from guitarist Wes Montgomery – rare British broadcasting recordings done in the year of 1965 – during a European tour that gave us some other material by Wes over the years! This collection features the guitar genius in two different performances – one in March of 1965, with an American group that features Harold Mabern on piano, Arthur Harper on bass, and Jimmy Lovelace on drums – the second from two months later, with a British backing combo that includes the great Stan Tracey on piano, plus Rick Laird on bass and Jackie Dougan on drums. The Mabern material is great – with a familiar feel to other live tour tracks from that stretch – and the Tracey sides maybe have a surprising sort of edge, and even some of the chromes that would show up more during the late Verve and CTI years. Titles include "Full House", "Four On Six", "Twisted Blues", "Here's That Rainy Day", "Yesterdays", and "Jingles". CD

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✨✧ Jimmy HelmsJimmy Helms (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Oracle/Creole Stream (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Early work from Jimmy Helms – an American soul singer, but one who recorded more famously later on in the UK – heard here on his full length debut! The set was put together at a time when Jimmy was getting some exposure on the Merv Griffin Show (the cover shot is from one appearance) – and the style here is kind of a hip blend of jazz and soul, wrapped around a nice mix of familiar tunes and even better unusual ones! Helms later had fame on the stage, and he's definitely got an expressive style of singing – a mature mode that's different than crossover soul singers of the time, and which has echoes of hip cats like Walter Jackson and Arthur Prysock in both his phrasing, and some of the arrangements he gets on the tunes. Titles include "I Was A Boy When You Needed A Man", "Like A Young Bird", "Listen", "Iliane", "Air Of Confusion", "Until It's Time For You To Go", "Light My Fire", and "Hey Jude". CD

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✨✧ Sunday FunniesSunday Funnies (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Rare Earth/Big Pink (Japan), 1971. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
An excellent batch of funky rock from The Sunday Funnies – a group we only know from this album, but who have the distinction of being produced by the great Andrew Oldham! The set's got a feel that's in keeping with the sound of Motown's Rare Earth label – well-crafted and jamming work, done in a style that's a bit more soulful than the average hard rock record of the time – nice currents of funk in the rhythms, and a fuzzy groove that has that label's legacy of easily stepping over different modes, but in a very cohesive way. The songwriting's especially nice – and the group have a really full-on Detroit sound in their guitars – and the album's dedicated to an unusual batch of heroes who include Arthur C Clarke, Kahil Gibran, Herman Hesse, Pieter Bruegel, and Johnny Carson. Titles include "The Axe", "Child Of Mine", "Let The Son Shine In", "Tell Me", "You & I", and "Walk Down The Path Of Freedom". CD

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Tommy James & the ShondellsCrimson & Clover ... LP
Roulette, 1968. Very Good- ... $9.99
A sublime pop psych classic from Tommy James & The Shondells – a record that's quite different than some of the janglier work the group was issuing a few years before – and a perfect example of the way that just a few slight studio tricks can really transform a record! The tunes are all short and focused, but produced with lots of cool reverb, echo, and fuzzy touches on the sides – never overindulgent, and still plenty tuneful – but with so many weird little edges that they come through with a sound that's still pretty darn fresh after all these years – even if you think you know these guys from their hits. Titles include "Kathleen McArthur", "Do Something To Me", "I Am A Tangerine", "Smokey Roads", and "Breakaway" – plus the classic hits "Sugar On Sunday", "Crystal Blue Persuasion", and "Crimson & Clover". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing.)
 
 
 



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