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BB KingBB King In London ... LP
ABC, 1971. Very Good- Gatefold ... $6.99
BB King in London – not playing live, but working in the studio with a host of British musicians he'd inspired over the years! The lineup varies from track to track, giving a nice sort of variety to the album – and the overall feel is a bit like some of the Chess London sessions of the time – but maybe more blues overall! Features work by Peter Green on guitar, Steve Marriott on harmonica, Alexis Korner on acoustic guitar, Gary Wright on electric piano and Hammond, Ringo Starr on drums, and The Mystery Shadow on Hammond – and titles include "Ghetto Woman", "Wet Hayshark", "Part Time Love", "We Can't Agree", and "Blue Shadows". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a drip stain on front, half split top seam, and a split bottom seam.)

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BB KingBB King Wails ... LP
Crown, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good ... $29.99
Lots of early classics from BB King – including "I've Got Papers On You Baby", "Sweet Thing", "Treat Me Right", "I Love You So", "Come By Here", and "Tomorrow Is Another Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Crown pressing, with deep groove! Cover has a split spine and top seam, and a bit of tape and a sticker in one corner. Vinyl is nice and clean overall.)

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✨✧ BB KingEasy Listening Blues (Crown) ... LP
Crown, Late 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
Hardly an easy listening album at all – given that the legendary BB King is at the height of his powers, and turns out some wonderful work throughout! However, there is one difference that might warrant the title – the set's all instrumental, and makes for an even greater focus on King's great guitar work than some of his other early records for Crown – served up here with a raw, raspy sound, and lots of complicated solos that really take off in the expanded non-vocal setting – with an overall vibe that's a bit like some of Freddy King's great instrumental work at King Records! Titles include "Easy Listening Blues", "Rambler", "Slow Walk", "Walkin", "Hully Gully", and "Confessin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and splitting on the spine.)

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BB KingFriends ... LP
ABC, 1974. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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BB KingHis Best – The Electric BB King ... LP
Bluesway, Late 60s. Very Good Gatefold ... $9.99
BB King at his late 60s best – working here in the company of producers Johnny Pate and Quincy Jones, and serving up a great blend of blues and soul in the process! The set's less a "best of", than a collection of ABC work that doesn't seem to be on the other full albums of the time – mostly produced by Johnny Pate, with those great Chicago soul touches that helped his work with King really cross new boundaries – and finally give BB the kind of full, forceful approach that Bobby Blue Bland had been getting for years. The Quincy Jones cuts are two from the soundtrack to For Love Of Ivy – both pretty groovy, with a socking soul punch – and titles on the full album include "Tired Of Your Jive", "Don't Answer The Door", "The BB Jones", "Paying The Cost To Be The Boss", "All Over Again", "I Don't Want You Cutting Off Your Hair", "Sweet Sixteen", "Meet My Happiness", and "You Put It On Me". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BB KingIncredible Soul Of B.B. King (United) ... LP
United, Early 60s. Sealed ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(United Superior pressing.)

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BB KingIndianola Mississippi Seeds ... LP
ABC, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
BB King hips up his groove a bit here – picking up some of the crossover soul and rock touches used by contemporaries over at Chess/Cadet, and expanding his sound with a range of guests that include Leon Russell, Joe Walsh, and Carole King! Despite the presence of these bigger names, the set's very much in BB's own spirit – mostly focused on his vocals and guitar work, and still mostly including original compositions. A few tunes get nice and funky on the rhythms, although still very much in a blues-based way – and Jimmie Haskell contributes a few larger arrangements from time to time. Titles include "King's Special", "Until I'm Dead & Cold", "You're Still My Woman", "Hummingbird", "Go Underground", and "Chains & Things". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BB KingLet Me Love You ... LP
United, Early 60s. Sealed ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(United Superior pressing.)

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BB KingLive & Well ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, 1969. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
BB King not just live, but well-recorded in the studio too – in this classic ABC set that showcases both sides of his talents! Side one is the live set – and it's arguably better than any of the previous other concert recordings he did for the label – with a tighter, moodier feel that's almost more small club – with backing from a combo that features Charlie Boles on Hammond, Patrick Williams on trumpet, and Lee Gatling on tenor. Live titles include "Just A Little Love", "Sweet Little Angel", "Don't Answer The Door", and "Please Accept My Love". Side two is studio material, with some mighty sweet arrangements by Johnny Pate that almost bring a bit of funk into the mix at times – particularly on the drums which really groove things along! Herbe Lovelle handles the drum kit, and overall things are leaner than any previous Pate work with King – nice and raw, on cuts that include "I Want You So Bad", "Friends", "Get Off My Back Woman", and "Why I Sing The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label ABC pressing. Cover has a gold stamp.)
Also available Live & Well ... CD 10.99

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BB KingMr Blues ... LP
ABC, 1963. Very Good+ ... $14.99
BB King's soaring debut LP for ABC Records – a mix of grand numbers that find the legendary BB backed up in surprisingly soulful orchestra settings culled from bicoastal sessions in LA and NYC! BB King has a signature style that's pretty strongly rooted in homespun, truthspeaking rhythm & blues – and the strings, saxes and rich arrangements with the Belford Hendricks Orchestra, Maxwell Davis Orchestra, and Teacho Wiltshire Orchestra – captured in '62 and '63 – are just a step or two away from the groove that cats like Bobby Bland were working at the time. Sweet stuff from a true King! Titles include "Young Dreamers", "Be Myself", "Chains Of Love", "Blues At Midnight", "Sneakin' Around", "Tomorrow Night", "My Baby's Comin' Home", "Guess Who?", "You Ask Me", "I'm Gonna Sit In 'Til You Give In". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole. Second 60s pressing.)

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BB KingOn Stage – Live ... LP
Kent, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
A nice little live set from BB – rawer than some of his studio work at the time, and with a bit freer playing. Titles include "Please Love Me", "Sweet Little Angel", "Let Me Love You", "Rock Me Baby", "3 O'Clock Blues", and "Woke Up This Morning". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on United. Cover has light wear.)

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BB KingSix Silver Strings ... LP
MCA, 1985. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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BB KingTo Know You Is To Love You ... LP
ABC/MCA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A set that has BB King teaming up with southern soul maestro Dave Crawford – an arranger/producer who helps BB find a whole new groove! Crawford's approach is wonderfully warm and soulful – almost a Hi Records sort of take on the music, which brings King's traditional blues into much fresher territory – an update of older Memphis modes, with a really great sound for the 70s. In addition to The Memphis Horns, there's also a bit of Philly help on the record too – thanks to Vince Montana's vibes, Norman Harris' guitar, Ron Kersey's keyboards, and Ronnie Baker's bass. Stevie Wonder makes a brief guest appearance on keyboards too – and titles include "Oh To Me", "Love", "Respect Yourself", "I Like To Live The Love", "Who Are You", "I Can't Leave", and "Thank You For Loving The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album

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BB KingTurn On With BB King ... LP
United, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light stains on back.)

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✨✧ BB King & Bobby BlandTogether For The First Time – Live ... LP
ABC, 1974. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
A mid 70s meeting of two seminal blues talents from the Memphis scene – singer Bobby Blue Bland, and legendary guitarist BB King! The pair were both working for ABC at the time – major label fame after years woodshedding in the indies – and hitting well-deserved fame for their huge talents – still as fresh here as they were a decade before, and unmarred by any studio sanitization in this great live set! The record does an especially good job of bringing together the artists verbally – letting Bobby and BB open up and rap a bit during the songs – yet still having plenty of space to go into their own thing musically, too. Titles include "It's My Own Fault", "I'll Take Care Of You", "I'm Sorry", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Goin Down Slow", and a great long Medley track. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ BB KingBack In The Alley – The Classic Blues Of BB King (aka Blues Is King) ... LP
Bluesway, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A 60s set from Memphis bluesman BB King – but one put together with a very distinct Chicago touch as well! The set's produced by Johnny Pate, and recorded live with a vibe that's similar to King's classic recording at The Regal – but it's almost got even more of a soulful punch, thanks to backing from a cool small combo that includes Bobby Forte on tenor, Kenneth Sands on trumpet, Duke Jethro on Hammond, and Louis Satterfield on bass! BB's vocals are great – in his best early form – and the tunes are bluesy, but also smoke with a nice degree of soul – and almost some jazzy touches at times from the tenor and organ. Titles include "Don't Answer The Door", "Blind Love", "Tired Of Your Jive", "Night Life", "Buzz Me", and "Waitin On You". LP, Vinyl record album
(ABC-Bluesway pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ BB KingBest Of BB King Vol 1 (Ace) ... LP
Ace (UK), 1950s/1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingBetter Than Ever ... LP
Kent, Mid 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(United Superior pressing in a blue cover.)

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✨✧ BB KingBlues (United) ... LP
Crown/United, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album named after a genre, but one that offers up the very special focus that BB King brought to blues music – especially in these early years of his career! King's a giant at this point – a hell of a singer, with a sound that's a key bridge between gospel and soul – and a equally solid guitarist, able to grace his tunes with searing solos, but in a way that's never as showy or overcrowded as all the later bluesmen who tried to copy his act! Instead, King's balance here is perfect – and often set to romping backings that link his approach not only to a postwar R&B tradition, but maybe even to the jazz world as well – with a vibe that's a lot less downtrodden than you might expect from a record called "the blues". If you've never dug BB at this early point in his career, you'll find plenty here to love – and titles include "When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer", "What Can I Do", "Troubles Troubles Troubles", "Early In The Morning", "You Don't' Have To Cry", and "Why Do Everything Happen To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(United Superior pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingBlues 'N' Jazz ... LP
MCA, Early 80s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Various20 Greatest Blues Hits – By The Original Artists ... LP
Kent/United, 1950s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Features work by Saunders King, Elmore James, Lowell Fulsom, Smokey Hogg, BB King, Roscoe Gordon, Howling Wolf, Pee Wee Crayton, and Jimmy Nelson! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousGuitar Player – An Album of Contemporary Styles By Modern Masters ... LP
MCA, 1977. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
But this album, if only for one track! The album's a collection of tunes by jazz guitarists – put together by Guitar Player magazine, and featuring rare tunes by a variety of different players. Our standout favorite is Lee Ritenour's version of "Valdez In The Country" – the great Donny Hathaway funk instrumental, handled here with a very different approach than the original! Other tracks range from straight jazz to swing to bossa – and titles include "Contrary-ness" and "Two For The Blues" by Barney Kessel & Herb Ellis, "Allison II" and "Django" by Joe Pass, "Guitar Player" and "Counting My Tears" by BB King, "Spain" and "Toronto Under the Sign Of Capricorn" by Larry Coryell, and "Lament In Tremolo Form" and "Feelings" by Laurindo Almeida. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousUnderground Blues ... LP
Kent, 1950s. Very Good ... $9.99
Features classic Crown/RPM/Modern recordings by Elmore James, BB King, John Lee Hooker, Lightning Hopkins, Howlin Wolf, and others! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousMedicine Ball Caravan ... LP
Warner, 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the less-remembered records from the era of the giant rock festival – a set of tracks that were recorded during a wild cross-country hippie caravan! Although maybe not another Woodstock, the album does have some long live tracks that are really worth seeking out – in a relatively surprising blend of musicians that makes for a pretty interesting record overall! Highlights include a searing eight minute take on "Black Juju" by Alice Cooper, a ten minute medley of "How Blue Can You Get/Just A Little Love" by BB King, a twelve minute "Freakout/It Takes A Lot To Laugh" by Stoneground, a version of "Free The People" by Delaney & Bonnie, one of the rawest Doug Kershaw performances we've ever heard on "Louisiana Man/Battle Of New Orleans/Orange Blossom Special", Sal Valentino singing "Dreambo", and the Youngbloods tracks "Hippie From Olema" and "Act Naturally", both nicely tongue in cheek. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner.)
Also available Medicine Ball Caravan – Music From The Motion Picture ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ VariousNewport In New York '72 – The Soul Sessions Vol 6 ... LP
Cobblestone, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hip live material – featuring work by Roberta Flack, BB King, Curtis Mayfield, LesMcCann, Billy Eckstine, and Herbie Mann! LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Chick WebbKing Of The Savoy Vol 2 – 1937 to 1939 ... LP
Decca, Late 30s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Black label stereo pressing. Cover has a cut corner and a Simulated Stereo sticker.)

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Bobby Bare, Norma Jean, & Liz AndersonGame Of Triangles ... LP
RCA, 1967. Very Good ... $2.99
A compelling take on the country duo mode of the 60s – an album that features some tracks that have all three singers working together – beautiful "love triangle" numbers – then more tracks that feature each singer on their own! The triangle numbers are especially compelling – and include "One Among The Three Of Us", "Bye Bye Love", "Three Mixed Up Hearts", "Which One Is To Blame", and "The Game Of Triangles" – a really fresh version of country heartbreak modes. Other cuts are nice, too – and include Bobby Bare singing "Homesick" and "Guess I'll Move On Down The Line", Liz Anderson singing "The Wife Of The Party" and "Fairytale", and Norma Jean singing "Pursuing Happiness" and "Don't Let That Doorknob Hit You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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BeatlesRubber Soul ... LP
Capitol, 1965. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A landmark leaping-off point for The Beatles – and a record that really paved the way for countless new ideas to come! The mix of catchy pop and freer ideas here is really wonderful – tunes that introduce a whole new mature world in mainstream music – yet manage to have all the catchy complexity of the earlier years too. Production, songwriting, and delivery is superb – and titles include "Norwegian Wood", "Think For Yourself", "The Word", "Girl", "I'm Looking Through You", and "Run For Your Life"". LP, Vinyl record album
(Apple pressing. Cover has light wear & a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ George BensonGood King Bad ... LP
CTI, 1975. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $3.99
Sweet 70s funk from George Benson – an album that's a bit smoother than some of his earlier work, but still free from the commercial polish of his later hits! Maestro David Matthews is at the helm for this session – and most numbers have a full backing from players who include some of the best of the CTI/Kudu generation – including Ronnie Foster and Bobby Lyle on keyboards, Joe Farrell on flute, Fred Wesley on trombone, Eric Gale on rhythm guitar, Dave Friedman on vibes, and Steve Gadd on drums – who manages to kick in a nicely funky undercurrent, even on some of the mellower numbers. George's guitar is filled with warmly chromatic hues – gliding away nicely on titles that include the slow funky "Em", plus "Siberian Workout", "Shell Of A Man", "Hold On I'm Coming", "One Rock Don't Make No Boulder", and "Theme From Good King Bad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Bobby Blue BlandDreamer ... LP
ABC, 1974. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
Sure it's not his Duke recordings, and sure, the sound's a bit 70s-ish – but Bobby's voice is always fantastic, and he still sounds great in this smooth batch of tracks recorded in LA. Backings were arranged and conducted by Michael Omartian – but it's Bobby's vocals that really make the set shine. Titles include "Ain't No Love In The Heart Of The City", "The End Of The Road", "I Ain't Gonna Be The Fist To Cry", "Dreamer", "Who's Foolin Who", "Cold Day In Hell", "Lovin On Borrowed Time", and "Yolanda". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, a name in pen, and some wear.)

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James Brown, Vicki Anderson, Bobby Byrd, etcJames Brown Presents His Show Of Tomorrow ... LP
King, Late 60s. Good+ ... $9.99
A rare rare James Brown killer! At the end of the 60s, James presents his "Show Of Tomorrow" – a host of great talents that virtually form the blueprint for the funky People Records sound of the early 70s! The set's a great collection of rare work by some of the best talents ever associated with James – and titles include "Funky Soul #1 (parts 1 & 2)" by Bobby Byrd, "Which Way Should I Turn" and "Funky Soul Train" by Hank Ballard, "If You Love Me" & "What Kind Of Man" by Marva Whitney, "Tears Of Joy" and "If You Don't Give Me What I Want" by Vicki Anderson, and "I'll Work It Out" and "Stone Fox" by James Crawford. Nice cover too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some moisture staining & flaiking along the opening.)

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Bobby CallenderRainbow ... LP
Akarma/MGM (Italy), 1968. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $29.99
A weird one! The album's sort of a trippy mix of psychedelia, soul, and jazziness – with production by Alan Lorber in a similar style to other projects of his from the same time (like the Lotus Palace album on Verve.) Bobby Callender sings in a style that's infused with a sense of knowledge and righteousness, but which is also a bit more devoid of soul than you'd expect from the cool cover of the album. Still, he's got some nice musicians backing him up, and a blend of instruments that includes organ, funky drums, and even sitar – so the overall sound's pretty cool. Titles include "Rainbow", "Symphonic Pictures", "A Man", "Mother Superior", and "Purple". LP is reissued as a 3-sided package – with the bonus cuts "Symphonic Pictures", "The Glow Within Thee", and "Raga Man"! LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby Darin & Johnny MercerTwo Of A Kind ... LP
Atco, 1960. Near Mint- ... $2.99
A really surprising pairing of talents – and one that makes the album one of the real standouts from the early Bobby Darin years on Atco Records! Johnny Mercer was one of the coolest, grooviest songwriters of the 40s – and he was also a singer with a hell of a lot of charm – which makes him a perfect match here for Darin, who was a master showman right from the start! The pair trade lines wonderfully, and get the right sort of jazzy backings from Billy May – who knows how to keep things swinging, and lift the spirits of the set! The album starts and ends with the warm title cut "Two Of A Kind" – co-written by the pair – and other titles include some great Mercer compositions, plus other titles too – with tracks that include "Ace In The Hole", "East Of The Rockies", "Bob White", "Mississippi Mud", and "Who Takes Care Of The Caretaker's Daughter". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)

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Jerry GoldsmithSand Pebbles ... LP
20th Century, 1966. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
A really striking score from Jerry Goldsmith – penned with just the right sense of drama and tension for this mid 60s military thriller! Goldsmith's already working here with a full palette of colors – and Lionel Newman conducts the music with an added richness that seems to bring out all of his long experience on big budget epics, yet deliver the end results with the more subtle, compressed modes that make Goldsmith one of the more mature composers of the 60s. Horns shimmer with this great sense of restraint – almost painting colors in sound – and given the setting of the film, there's some slight exotic hints in a few instrumental passages as well. LP, Vinyl record album

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Josh GravesJosh Graves With Bobby Smith & The Boys From Shiloh ... LP
Vetco, 1976. Near Mint- ... $5.99
Features Josh Graves on dobro and guitar, playing with more guitar from Bobby Smith – and backings by the Boys From Shilo! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some light wear, and two promo stamps on the back.)

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Bill Harris, Joe Wilder, Bobby Jaspar, Pepper AdamSoul Of Jazz ... LP
Savoy/World Wide, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $9.99
A cool chapter in the Savoy Records blowing session scene of the late 50s – an unusual group with Bill Harris on trombone, Bobby Jaspar on tenor, Joe Wilder on trumpet, Pepper Adams on baritone, Eddie Costa on piano, George Duvivier on bass, and Art Taylor on drums. Billy Ver Planck handled arrangements – and titles include "You Gotta Be A Good Man", "Each Side Of The River", "What Could I Do", and "Where You Gonna Run To". LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy gold label pressing, with a deep groove. Cover split top & bottom seams, a large name in marker, with some old masking tape along the bottom. Label has some marker.)

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Freddie HubbardFirst Light ... LP
CTI, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
Sweet early CTI work from trumpeter Freddie Hubbard – the kind of groundbreaking electric jazz that really helped him find a new space in the 70s! The album follows strongly from Freddie's classic Red Clay set for CTI – and like that one, it features extended tracks that build beautifully as they roll on – taking Freddie's airy trumpet as the base, and layering in electric piano, flute, guitar, and percussion – plus some wonderfully subtle strings – used sparely, but in just the right way to underscore the wider vision of the record. Arrangements are by the mighty Don Sebesky – and other players include George Benson on guitar, Hubert Laws on flute, Phil Kraus on vibes, and Airto on percussion – plus Richard Wyands on the keys, making a rare CTI appearance here. Titles include a surprisingly great version of "Uncle Albert/Admiral Halsey" which has some great breaks in the middle – plus "First Light", "Moment To Moment", and "Yesterday's Dreams". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby HutchersonComponents ... LP
Blue Note, 1965. Very Good ... $89.99
An essential Blue Note album by the great vibist Bobby Hutcherson, and a record that's split into 2 different sides, each of which display different aspects of Hutcherson's talents. The first four tracks are mellow and lyrical, with the kind of lovely melodic writing that is best illustrated by the cut "Little B's Poem" – included here, and still one of Hutcherson's most enduring works. The next four tracks show Hutcherson more as the accomplished modernist, working with edgey talents like James Spaulding on alto and flute, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Herbie Hancock on piano, Ron Carter on bass, and the great Joe Chambers on drums – who also wrote all 4 of the tracks in this segment. The work is a key example of Hutcherson's devotion to the Blue Note "new thing" sound, and titles include "Air", "Juba Dance", and "Pastoral". LP, Vinyl record album
(New York stereo pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a split top seam, a partially split spine, light staining, and light wear.)

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✨✧ Bobby HutchersonLinger Lane ... LP
Blue Note, 1975. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful later Blue Note album from vibist Bobby Hutcherson – a set recorded after his famous association with Harold Land, but with a groove that's wonderfully soulful in a whole different way! Bobby plays marimbas instead of vibes this time around, and he's working with his own arrangements for a slightly larger group – one that has some sweet fusion overtones, and these wonderful mellow funk inflections – so that even the mellow cuts have this warmly glowing, ultra-soulful sound that's mighty nice – a bit like some of the work from Gene Harris around the same time. Other players include Jerry Peters on Fender Rhodes, who also helped out with the arrangements – plus Harvey Mason on drums and Ernie Watts on reeds – and a few tracks feature sweet backing vocals from The Waters. The highlight here is a nice moody extended version of "People Make The World Go Round", but all cuts are great, and titles include "Silver Rondo", "Manzanita", "NTU", and his dark cover of "Theme From MASH". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original 70s pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Bobby JasparBobby Jaspar In Paris (aka Bobby Jaspar Quintet) ... LP
Disques Swing, 1956. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Rare American work from reedman Bobby Jaspar – a player best known for his contributions to French jazz in the postwar years, but working here with a set of American players! The album was recorded in New York for French branch of Columbia Records – done in November of 1956, and pitting Jaspar with some very well-matched musicians! The date features Jaspar on tenor, flute, and clarinet – with a tightly swinging trio that includes Tommy Flanagan on piano, Knobby Totah on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – a slightly modern combo whose work sounds especially great when Jaspar hits some hauntingly lyrical notes on flute. Titles include "Clarinescapade", "Tutti Flutti", "What's New", "Spring Is Here", "Wee Dot", and "I Won't Dance". LP, Vinyl record album

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Bobby JonesLegacy Of Bobby Jones (aka Arrival Of Bobby Jones) ... LP
Muse, 1972. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An excellent debut from saxophonist Bobby Jones – an extremely talented player whose work was a big part of the Charles Mingus group in the early 70s – and an artist who works with a surprising sense of soul! The album's got Bobby in a really great lineup – with sensitive backing from Charles McPherson on alto sax, Jaki Byard on piano, Richard Davis on bass, and Mickey Roker on drums – and 2 tracks feature some added whimsicality from Bob Dorough, who plays electric piano, and Sue Evans, who plays an assortment of percussion. Bob plays on the groovy tunes "Stone Bossa" and "Keepin Up With The Joneses" – and other tracks include "Thanks To Trane", "Ballad For Two Sons", "As The Crow Flies", and "Blues For The Brown Buddha". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Johnny KeatingRobbery ... LP
London, 1967. Sealed ... $13.99
A killer soundtrack from jazzy Johnny Keating – a set that we'd rank right up there with his other non-film work of the 60s! The score's got a bold, edgey sort of quality – one that shows a real maturation in Keating's music since the earlier part of the decade – but still that great sense of rhythm and repetition that first made him stand out so strongly. The horns are especially great – bold and brassy one minute, then laidback and compressed the next – filled with great colors and tones that show a link back to Stan Kenton sounds of the 50s, turned towards much groovier ends for Johnny's 60s generation. All tracks are originals, and the titles include the lead vocal "Born To Lose", sung by Jackie Lee – plus "Kate's Theme", "Gang's Arrest", "Accident", "Diamond Robbery", "Breaking Into The Mail Van", and "Passing The Mail Bags". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, but with a hole in front where a large sale sticker was applied to the cover, and a cutout hole.)

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King CurtisSoul Twist ... LP
Enjoy, Early 60s. Fair ... $2.99
Raw early work from King Curtis – an album of searing sax instrumentals, recorded for the smaller Enjoy label in the years before King's more famous association with Atlantic! The sound here is equal parts R&B and instrumental soul – hardly the throwaway pop you might guess from the "twist" in the title, and instead a key transitional album in shaping the sound of the sax in soul during the 60s – blown to perfection, but never as over the top as some of the honkers and shouters of 50s sax sessions. Tracks are a good mix of King-penned originals and soulful covers – with highlights that include "Soul Twist", "I Know", "Sack O Woe", "Wobble Twist", "Twisting With the King", and "Big Dipper". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing with deep groove. Cover has moderate wear & staining.)

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Abbe LaneLady In Red ... LP
RCA, 1958. Very Good ... $16.99
Plenty of blushing tones here – a classic late 50s RCA set from Abbe Lane, and one that has her working with some very cool backings from the legendary Sid Ramin! Although Abbe's best known for her Latin sides with Tito Puente, Ramin does a really wonderful job too. Sid's approach is a bit quirkier, with some unusual touches in the orchestra that make for plenty of cool musical flourishes underneath Abbe's vocals – unusual backings that Lane matches with unusual phrasings that take this set way past the obvious! Titles include "Breezin Along With The Breeze", "We're Not Children", "You're Driving Me Crazy", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "Femininity", "All Of Me", and "No Good To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Living Stereo pressing! Cover has light wear, a small bit of tape, and a name on the back.)

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✨✧ Les Vikings De La GuadeloupeBest Of Les Vikings De La Guadeloupe 1966 to 2016 ... LP
Heavenly Sweetness (France), Late 60s/1970s/Early 80s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Not the kind of Vikings you'd find in medieval Scandinavia – and instead a landmark combo from Guadeloupe – one who were key in developing the sound of zouk in the late 70s, and who can also work with a fair bit of spiritual jazz touches in their music! This excellent collection shines the spotlight on the best vintage years of the group – and pulls together tracks from a number of hard-to-find indie recordings – often with an ear towards the kind of spiritual, jazzy currents that are often featured on other material from the Heavenly Sweetness label! Complicated rhythms mix with amazing horn passages – and although the music does have some vocals, there's often as much of a focus on instrumental moments too – which have a sharpness that's quite different than some of the brighter, more commercial strands of Caribbean music. The work of The Vikings is key in showing why Guadeloupe's always been a very special scene amidst the island cultures – one that often shared a close relationship with sounds in Paris, but also picked up elements from the US and Cuba as well. Titles include "Ahi Na Ma", "Let's Stay Up Vikings", "Rumbo Melon", "Ambiance Vikings", "Retour Au Pays", "Souvenirs", "Magdalena", and "Claro Que Si". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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