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Mike Sammes Singers & The John Gregory OrchestraChannel West (TV Western Themes/Avengers & Other TV Themes/Let's Get Away From It All/The Melody Moves) ... CD
El (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99
Two very different slices of work from the Brit easy scene at the start of the 60s – TV music from arranger John Gregory, and a set of swinging vocal sides from the great Mike Sammes Singers! Gregory dominates the first record – which is split between an album of western themes, mostly from American sources – taken at a relatively serious level with added vocals from Sammes' group. The second half of the Gregory tracks are more swinging – and feature work from The Avengers and other 60s crime/spy material. Gregory titles include "The Avengers", "Sunset Strip", "Johnny Staccato", "Route 66", "Tightrope", "Sugarfoot", "Maverick", "Bonanza", "Rawhide", and "Perry Mason". The other part of the collecvtion features excellent material from the Mike Sammes Singers – a mixed male/female group who work in a very jazzy style – clearly schooled in the vocalese of Lambert Hendricks & Ross or The Blue Stars – but also working with more of a lyrical approach, and this sprightly feel that would have been perfect on 60s TV. The arrangements are great – jazzier than they are cheesy – and titles include "Taking A Chance On Love", "Pick Yourself Up", "Passing Breeze", "Spring Spring Spring", "Nice To Know You Care", "I Know That You Know", and "Manhattan". Package also fetaures more bonus tracks from the Sammes Singers! CD

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✨✧ Laurie JohnsonAvengers – Original Television Scores ... LP
Starlog/Varese, 1960s/1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An excellent collection of great soundtrack numbers from British maestro Laurie Johnson! This set was pulled together in the early 80s, so it not only features numbers from the first run of the Avengers series, but also from the New Avengers, as well as a great batch from the Professionals series, too, all done in an excellent, sweeping orchestral style! 14 numbers in all, including the "Main Title", "Theme From Obsession", "Cat Amongst The Pigeons", "Theme From Joker", "Tale Of The Big Why", "Theme from Pandora", "Sleuthing", "On The Scent", "In Pursuit", 'Waiting And Ambush" and "On Target". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Harris & His Christmas AvengersGet Down Auld Lang Syne (stereo, mono) (red vinyl) ... 7-inch
Funk Night, 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fierce, funky bit of Holiday music – one that soars out here in a sweet instrumental mode that takes us back to James Brown's best Christmas cuts of the 60s! The group here starts out slow and somber, but quickly speeds up with hard-riffing guitar, monstrous funky drums, and this burning Hammond that cooks the whole thing nicely all the way through! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 500 copies – and pressed on sweet red vinyl!)
 
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VariousBirth Of Surf Vol 3 – Boss Guitar Instrumentals From The Original Surf Music Era ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Searing, soaring guitars – a masterful assortment of rare tracks from the early days of surf music – and just the kind of cuts that will have you falling in love with the style all over again! These aren't just simple guitar instrumentals, or non-vocal versions of pop hits – and instead take the instrumental modes to a whole new level with complicated arrangements, bold rhythmic progressions, inventive solo passages, and completely amazing production throughout! And it's not just the guitars that are wonderful, but the drums too – and a hell of a lot of great saxophones as well – all leaping into the fray on cuts that include "Boss" by the Rumblers, "Flaming Guitar" by Billy Mure, "The Marauder" by Marrell's Marauders, "Failsafe" by The New Dimensions, "Scoth High's" by The Chantays, "Lone Survivor" by The Beachcombers, "Heartbeat" by Avengers VI, "Storm Surf" by The Surfaris, "Pressure" by The Pyramids, and "Take 7" by The Novas. CD

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VariousInstrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder-hitting, as the groove's completely without vocals overall – and the range of material is even more obscure than some of the usual BGP/Ace bits! The combos on the set range from rocking R&B combos to early funky jazz outfits – and the recording quality on most of these tracks is nice and rough and ready – with just the right edge to send over these cuts even more! Titles include "More Soul" by Ron Buford, "Ninety Eight Cents Plus Tax" by Detroit City Limits, "Chocolate Cherry" by Joe Tex Band, "Humpin" by Frank Armstrong & The Stingers, "Stokin" by Leon Ferguson & The Groove Tones, "Thing" by Lowell Fulsom, "Sundance (part 1)" by Lorenzo Holden, "Put Your Weight On It (part 1)" by Fillmore Street Soul Rebellion, "Roly Poly Mickey Lolich" by The Fans, and "Bad On Bad" by Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers. CD
Also available Instrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... LP 19.99

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VariousInstrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $19.99
Funky funky funky – way more so than you might think from the hokey title! The set's overflowing with rare instrumentals pulled from the indie label and funky 45 underground of the late 60s and early 70s – very much in the spirit of the Super Funk compilations on BGP, but almost harder-hitting, as the groove's completely without vocals overall – and the range of material is even more obscure than some of the usual BGP/Ace bits! The combos on the set range from rocking R&B combos to early funky jazz outfits – and the recording quality on most of these tracks is nice and rough and ready – with just the right edge to send over these cuts even more! Titles include "More Soul" by Ron Buford, "Ninety Eight Cents Plus Tax" by Detroit City Limits, "Chocolate Cherry" by Joe Tex Band, "Humpin" by Frank Armstrong & The Stingers, "Stokin" by Leon Ferguson & The Groove Tones, "Thing" by Lowell Fulsom, "Sundance (part 1)" by Lorenzo Holden, "Put Your Weight On It (part 1)" by Fillmore Street Soul Rebellion, "Roly Poly Mickey Lolich" by The Fans, and "Bad On Bad" by Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Instrumental Explosion – Incendiary Funk & R&B Instrumentals 1966-1973 ... CD 14.99

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VariousSoul Emissaries – Super Funk – Rare Black American Music From The 1970s & 80s ... CD
BGP (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99
A really great entry in the excellent Super Funk series – one that offers up cuts that are every bit as strong on their soulful vocals as they are their funky grooves! The track selection is wonderful – rare cuts from 45s, of the sort that funk diggers have been trading for years – plus some of those extra-special unreleased tracks, which the folks at Ace/BGP always seem able to dig up through their access to the vaults! The notes are filled with rare photos, label scans, and loads of information on the cuts – showing that their selection here wasn't just a random process – and despite the title, most tracks here are 70s numbers from the heavy funk years. Titles include "Dark Skin Woman" by Billy Cee, "Love Highjacker" by George Jackson, "You Bring The Tears" by Sampson & Delilah, "Born To Live With Heartache" by Mary Lvoe, "Sweet Thang" by William Bostic, "Foolish Man (part 2)" by The Huck Daniels Co, "Work It Out" by Marcene Harris, "Jodine" by Earl Harris, "Funky Kingston" by Tribe, "Brother Jack" by The Funky Kids, "Forgotten" by Lamont Johnson, "Daddy Please Stay Home" by Obrey Wilson, and "So Fine" by Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers. CD

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VariousTV Sound & Image – British Television, Film, & Library Composers 1956 to 1980 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
England was a surprisingly funky place in the 60s and 70s – home to a rich array of great grooves created by the scene's important sound library labels – staffed by the cream of the crop of the British jazz musicians and soundtrack composers of the time! The work of these cats often backed bigger names in film and TV – James Bond, The Avengers, Dave Allen, and others – but this set digs even deeper, to uncover a host of great instrumental moments that go way beyond famous movie themes – a wealth of excellent cuts from the late 50s through the late 70s – starting with exotic jazz modes, moving into 60s mod swingers, and including a fair bit of 70s electric funk as well! This scene's been reissued a bit before, but never this well – as Soul Jazz do their usual top-shelf job of bringing the music together – and offering up detailed notes and a great package that really sends the whole thing home. 2CD version features 36 tracks that include "Condition Red" by Barry Stoller, "Light Flight" by Pentangle, "Man Alive" by Tony Hatch, "The Contract Man" by Bullet, "Echo Four Two" by Laurie Johnson, "Man Friday" by Syd Dale, "Hard Hitter" by Keith Papworth, "Fragment Of Fear" by Johnny Harris, "Sort Of Soul" by Birds & Brass, "Fiesta Numero Uno" by The Marleybone Orchestra, "The Persuaders" by John Barry, "Getting Nowhere In A Hurry" by Roy Budd, "Canvas" by Brian Bennett, "Death Line" by Will Malone, "Folk Song" by James Clarke, "Steam Heat" by Barbara Moore, "Artful Dodger" by Syd Dale, "Jaguar" by John Gregory, "Whole Lotta Love" by CCS, "Face Up" by Alan Moorehouse, "Angels" by Alan Parker, and "Soul Thing" by Keith Mansfield. CD

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✨✧ VariousMore Lost Legends Of Surf Guitar (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Sundazed, Early 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
More Lost Legends Of Surf Guitar put together by Sundazed – absolutely killer tunes from the creme of the underground crop! These are the inventors and originators of the seedy surf garage sound – including The Trashmen, The Belairs, Jan Davis, The Gladiators, The Avengers VI and many more. All the hallmark elements of classic surf are here in full force – the reverb guitar sound, heavy sax, shouted vocals and the all around rumbling vibe. Sundazed gives it the reverent treatment these tunes deserve, but it's still presented in a fun, unfussy way. Incredible! 28 tracks on 2LPs – including a few previously unissued tunes – and it's all in the original mono mixes. Includes "Time Bomb" by The Avengers VI, "Surfbuster" by Jan Davis, "Volcanic Action" by The Belairs, "The Hearse" by Al Casey, "(They Call The Wind) Maria" by PJ And Artie, "Surfbeat" by The Surfriders, "Istambul" by The Gladiators, "Moon Race" by The Citations, "Strange Fever" by Thom Starr And The Galaxies, "The Truant" by The Truants, "Raw-Hide" by The Pastels. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSuper Funk Vol 4 – Rare & Classic Street Funk From The Vaults 1966 to 1972 ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Heavy funk galore – and easily one of the best titles in the massive Super Funk series! This one seems to go deeper than all the previous volumes – really digging down for some obscure tracks that push past the obvious funky 45 standards, to include some lost gems from rare sources in the southern scene! The set's awash in hard drums, fuzzy bass, tripped out guitar, and lots of rootsy deep soul vocals – stepping from track to track with a quality level that beats most other funky 45 collections on the market, made even better by some superb liner notes from compiler Dean Rudland! Titles include "I Got Some" by Billy Garner, "Deep Soul (part 2)" by Ron Buford, "Doin The Model" by Eddie Clearwater, "Crazy Legs (part 2)" by Albert Washington, "Momma Momma" by Betty Barney, "Don't Ever Change" by Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers, "The Warm Up (part 1)" by Clifton White, "Chicken Scratch" by The Chili Peppers, "Fat N Funky" by Charles Crawford, "Super Cool (You're Just A Super Fool)" by Pat Hunt, "Out Of Sight" by The Soulsetters, and "Boogaloo Party" by Joe Swift's International. 20 tracks in all! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSuper Funk Vol 4 – Rare & Classic Street Funk From The Vaults 1966 to 1972 ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Heavy funk galore – and easily one of the best titles in the massive Super Funk series! This one seems to go deeper than all the previous volumes – really digging down for some obscure tracks that push past the obvious funky 45 standards, to include some lost gems from rare sources in the southern scene! The set's awash in hard drums, fuzzy bass, tripped out guitar, and lots of rootsy deep soul vocals – stepping from track to track with a quality level that beats most other funky 45 collections on the market, made even better by some superb liner notes from compiler Dean Rudland! Titles include "I Got Some" by Billy Garner, "Deep Soul (part 2)" by Ron Buford, "Doin The Model" by Eddie Clearwater, "Crazy Legs (part 2)" by Albert Washington, "Momma Momma" by Betty Barney, "Don't Ever Change" by Chet Ivey & His Fabulous Avengers, "The Warm Up (part 1)" by Clifton White, "Chicken Scratch" by The Chili Peppers, "Fat N Funky" by Charles Crawford, "Super Cool (You're Just A Super Fool)" by Pat Hunt, "Out Of Sight" by The Soulsetters, and "Boogaloo Party" by Joe Swift's International. 20 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ VariousToo Much Monkey Business – Wild Beat, R&B, & Fuzzy Pop Nuggets From The HMV Vaults – 1965 to 1969 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
HMV/Universal (New Zealand), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Prepare to discover a whole new scene in sound – the New Zealand underground of the late 60s, and a surprisingly hotbed of totally wonderful psych, beat, and garage-styled groups! The music here is everything promised by the title – and maybe even better than you might expect, as so many of these cuts are the kind of nuggets that would have broke huge on the US or UK scenes at the time, but which never got their due thanks to the obscurity of NZ at the time! Yet don't let that distance hold you back now, because this beautifully-done collection finally illuminates these overlooked years – and the wealth of raw talent seething in the scene down under – with edges that are maybe even sharper than some of the better-known Australian groups of the time. We'd not heard many of these groups or tracks before – and our collective hats are off to the producers who brought the whole thing together – a stunning batch of rockers that include "Too Much Monkey Business" by The Bitter End, "Love" by Mr Lee Grant, "Water Pipe" by The Avengers, "My Mama George" by The Fourmyula, "Morning Dew" by Retaliation, "The Grooviest Girl In The World" by Simple Image, "Time Beyond" by Top Shelf, "I'm A Dog" by Librettos, "Ain't Got You" by The Breakaways, and "Get The Picture" by The Selected Few. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 300 copies – with bonus insert too!)
 
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VariousMichigan Box – 1950s & 1960s Oddball Labels (10 CD set) ... CD
Be! (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 10CD (reissue)... $169.99 259.98
A HUGE collection of rare rockabilly, surf-styled instrumentals, proto garage stormers and other lost treasures from the late 50s and early 60s scenes in Michigan – wild numbers from regional indie labels like Fortune, Nu-Sound, Oasis, Bel-Mar, Happy Hearts, Thumb and many more – with 332 tracks on 10 CDs! Detroit, Ann Arbor and other points in the great state of Michigan have ALWAYS been a hotbed of primal rockers, both famous and obscure, and this massive box set is one of the richest treasure troves of rare Michigan rock we've ever seen! It comes with a massive 200+ page hardcover book, which is a beautiful historical record even on it's own, with notes on the scene(s) – including the many artists, record labels and recording studios – plus essays by local legends. Includes great tracks by The Blue Echoes, The Millionaires, The Princetons Five, The Continental Four, The Scavengers, Barry Ray, The Tikis, Jim Myers & His Gems, Danny & The Galaxies, The Starlighters, Angie & The Monacos, Johnny & The Drifters and The Torquays to name but a few. A really amazing set – and it's worth every penny! CD
 
 
 



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