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AtmosphereSad Clown Bad Year (#9-#12 Collection) (2LP black & white colored vinyl – with coloring book jacket & download) ... LP
Rhymesayers, 2000s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... On July 27, 2018
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Cheap TrickIn Color & Black & White ... LP
Epic, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $49.99
About as classic as you can get from these Rockford rockers – with cuts that include "Hello There", "Southern Girls", "Downed", "Big Eyes", "You're All Talk", "Oh Caroline", and "I Want You To Want Me" LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing on Audio Fidelity, limited edition #0605.)

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Dusty GrooveDusty Groove Tote Bag – 100% Cotton Black/White ... Bag
Dusty Groove Gear, 2018. New Item ... $2.99
A sweet small tote for bringing your records around town – a light bag that can carry up to 20 albums, but also fold up nice and small! The bag is cotton, and stronger than you might expect – but it's also light enough to stuff in a pocket, or keep within a backpack – ready at the go for when you've got some vinyl to tote, and pretty darn great for other small items too! Canvas is black, with a white Dusty Groove logo on one side – and the handles are big enough to slide over your shoulders if needed. Bag

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!20th Anniversary – Black Shirt, Red & White Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... $8.99
Help celebrate our 20th Birthday with a bang – in a sweet limited edition t-shirt, emblazoned with a logo that's more powerful than a firecracker in July! The image leaps off the shirt with explosive fury – festively marking our 20th year on this planet, and all the hundreds of thousands of groovy records and great customers that have passed through our doors! The shirt's available in a variety of colors, on high-quality cotton. Clothing

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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Crate Half Full – Grey (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE, black & white on grey fabric) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2003. New Item ... Just Sold Out!
At last – a t-shirt that ponders the eternal question, showing that beatheads can be as philosophical as they are ambidextrous! This handsome design features a stripped-down, half-full crate on the front, and the Dusty Groove logo on the back – all plastered on a heavy-duty, all-cotton, beefed-up t-shirt! Measurements – Length: 32", Chest: 50", Waist 50". Clothing
Also available Crate Half Full – Grey (EXTRA LARGE, black & white on grey fabric) ... Clothing 12.99

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Crate Half Full – Grey (EXTRA LARGE, black & white on grey fabric) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2003. New Item ... $12.99
At last – a t-shirt that ponders the eternal question, showing that beatheads can be as philosophical as they are ambidextrous! This handsome design features a stripped-down, half-full crate on the front, and the Dusty Groove logo on the back – all plastered on a heavy-duty, all-cotton, beefed-up t-shirt! Measurements – Length: 31", Chest: 46", Waist 46". Clothing

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Headphones – Black Shirt, White Ink (LARGE) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2010. New Item ... $12.99
A feast of funky head sounds – laid out in beautiful silhouette! The image features a brain stuffed with all the groovy styles of music we carry at Dusty Groove – held inside by a logo-emblazoned set of headphones – the kind of picture that looks great from a distance, and even cooler when you come up close! Our logo and website address are on the back – and the shirt is printed in brilliant white on a bold black – 100% cotton Hanes Beefy-T. Measurements – Length: 30", Chest: 42", Waist 42". Clothing

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Hall & OatesVoices (black & white cover) ... LP
RCA, 1980. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Titles include "Kiss On My List", "Gotta Lotta Nerve", "Hard To Be In Love With You", "Everytime You Go Away", "You've Lost That Lovin Feelin", "Diddy Doo Wop", and "You Make My Dreams". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Eddie HigginsPortrait In Black & White ... CD
Sunnyside, 1996. Used ... $9.99
An understated gem recorded early in the comeback years of Eddie Higgins on Venus Records – exactly the kind of date that showed the world that the pianist still had plenty to offer in his later years! The album's got a simple, unassuming approach that digs deeply into the vibe Eddie first picked up in his 50s years on the Chicago scene – piano trio grooving that's never too forced, lyrical one minute, swinging the next – with support from Don Wilner on bass and James Martin on drums. Titles include "Pavane", "Vocalise", "Liebslied", "Siciliano", "Just In Time", "Danny Boy", and "Retrato Em Branco E Preto". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ramon Norwood (Radius)Improvisational Aesthetics in Black & White ... Book
Blurb/Etc, 2018. New Copy ... $25.99
A beautiful little DIY black & white photography book by Ramon Norwood, aka Radius Etc, the multi-talented Chicago abstract hip hop producer, beatmaker and artist! We don't fancy ourselves art critics here at Dusty Groove, but we know Radius's sound, and for us it's pretty nice to see how his straight-forward snapshots of the world through his eyes translate into his hazy beautiful beats and production – but this is all visual and it's a wonderful view whether you've heard him, or are only seeing his photos – of a lovely old building through a tagged doorframe, a cloudy distant Chicago skyline, lonely souls on a commuter train, stacks of records calling you from another room and lots of other stark but storied shots. It's a slim book you can flip through a little too fast – just 56 paperback pages – but we keep coming back to it! Book

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✨✧ Roy OrbisonBlack & White Night Live ... CD
Virgin, 1987. Used ... $1.99
Produced by T-Bone Burnette! CD
(Out of print.)

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Pointer SistersBlack & White ... LP
RCA, 1981. Near Mint- ... $1.99
A great step into the 80s for The Pointer Sisters – a record that has them bringing in themes that are a bit more soulful than some of their previous efforts! The album's still got all the big crossover potential of their other hits – but the groove's got a solidly soulful vibe overall – plenty catchy, and with some great 80s elements bubbling underneath – more than enough to freshen up their sound, and give the trio great new territory to work through! Titles include the mega-hit "Slow Hand" – plus "Sweet Lover Man", "We're Gonna Make It", "What A Surprise", "Got To Find Love", "Fall In Love Again", "Should I Do It", and "Someday We'll Be Together". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear, an index sticker, and some marker.)

Exact matches13
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Django Reinhardt/Stephane GrappeliEt Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France (Black & White Series) ... LP
RCA (France), Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good 3LP Box Set ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Box has split corners and edge wear.)

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Jimmy ScottIf You Only Knew (black & white cover) ... LP
Savoy, Mid 50s. Very Good- ... $11.99
Beautiful 50's material from Jimmy, and some of the best recordings you could ever find by him! The style is classic, with Jimmy's light wispy voice floating over the top of melancholy arrangements of tracks like "Address Unknown", "It's Over", "Am I Wrong", and "I'll Never Deceive You". Sure, his revival years have been pretty good – but this is the real deal, and the record's darn hard to find! LP, Vinyl record album
(Maroon label pressing, with Bestway stamp, in black and white cover. Cover has some splitting & stains on the back.)

Exact matches15
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StranglersBlack And White ... LP
A&M, 1978. Very Good+ ... $12.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(UK pressing on UA. Cover has some peeling on the back with an unglued top seam.)

Exact matches16
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Television PersonalitiesPrivilege (black & white marble colored vinyl) (2018 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Fire (UK), Late 80s. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & white marble colored vinyl with download.)

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Tony Joe WhiteBlack & White ... LP
Monument, 1969. Very Good ... $29.99
Damn soulful work from Tony Joe White – exactly the kind of set that shows why he was so great at skirting both the borders of rock and soul music at the end of the 60s! There's a really fresh, new groove going on here – a vibe that shows an artist who's spent a decade drawing in all the best elements of Memphis and Muscle Shoals, with a slight touch of Nashville country at times too (no surprise, given the Monuments Records release of the set) – but also a more biting singer/songwriter ethos that really pushes the whole thing out to a much bigger rockish vibe! Drums are amazing – played by Jerry Carrigan with an especially funky quality on side one – and the tunes are a mix of great originals by White – many of which would be covered by others in years to come – plus some well-chosen covers, too. Tracks include "Soul Francisco", "Willie & Laura Mae Jones", "Polk Salad Annie", "Aspen Colorado", "Who's Makin Love", and "Scratch My Back". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moderate wear.)

Exact matches18
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VariousBrighten The Corner Where You Are – Black & White Urban Hymnody ... LP
New World, 1978. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

Exact matches19
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✨✧ Herman Brood & His Wild RomanceHerman Brood & His Wild Romance (black & white cover) ... LP
Ariola, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Crate Half Full – Grey (MED, black & white on grey fabric) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2003. New Item ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
At last – a t-shirt that ponders the eternal question, showing that beatheads can be as philosophical as they are ambidextrous! This handsome design features a stripped-down, half-full crate on the front, and the Dusty Groove logo on the back – all plastered on a heavy-duty, all-cotton, beefed-up t-shirt! Measurements – Length: 28", Chest: 40", Waist 40". Clothing
Also available Crate Half Full – Grey (EXTRA LARGE, black & white on grey fabric) ... Clothing 12.99

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✨✧ Dick GregoryIn Living Black & White ... LP
Colpix, 1961. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sharp-edged wit from a young Dick Gregory – and the kind of record that easily set the standard for countless comics to come! The tracks here are mostly free-form – still structured into a few routines, but also pretty easygoing and open – with more of the openly rapping sort of approach also used by Lenny Bruce and Mort Sahl at the time. Gregory's certainly got all the politics of the latter, focused into his own unique perspective – one that was a key force of change in the Civil Rights era. Titles include "The Congo Daily Tribune", "Comedians Of The 60s", "Thoughts On Outer Space", and "Not Poor Just Busted". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a half split top seam.)

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✨✧ Michael JacksonRemember The Time (silky soul 12'' mix, E-Smoove's late nite, silky dub, 12'' main mix)/Black Or White (underground club) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1991. Used (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
House mixes by Steve Silk Hurley, E-Smoove and Clivilles & Cole. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Miles DavisLive Evil (black & white cover) ... LP
Columbia, 1972. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A beautiful live representation of the energy of the Bitches Brew years – one that has Miles Davis and the group really letting loose with free-flowing, modally-inspired lines – cooking up an incredible blend of acoustic and electric sounds at once! There's a bit of funk here, but not much – and although guitar is sometimes used strongly, it's often not as noisy as in later live sides. Instead, the whole group gels together beautifully – an unlikely assortment of players that includes Gary Bartz and Steve Grossman on reeds, John McLaughlin on guitar, Herbie Hancock on keyboards, Hermeto Pascoal on percussion, Dave Holland on bass, and Jack DeJohnette on drums – all given new focus, direction, and inspiration by Miles! Titles include "What I Say", "Sivad", "Selim", "Funky Tonk", and a great medley of "Gemini/Double Image". LP, Vinyl record album
(Columbia Musical Treasury pressing. Cover has light wear.)

Exact matches24
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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Headphones – Black Shirt, White Ink (SMALL) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2010. New Item ... Out Of Stock
A feast of funky head sounds – laid out in beautiful silhouette! The image features a brain stuffed with all the groovy styles of music we carry at Dusty Groove – held inside by a logo-emblazoned set of headphones – the kind of picture that looks great from a distance, and even cooler when you come up close! Our logo and website address are on the back – and the shirt is printed in brilliant white on a bold black – 100% cotton Hanes Beefy-T. Measurements – Length: 27", Chest: 36", Waist 36". Clothing
Also available Headphones – Black Shirt, White Ink (LARGE) ... Clothing 12.99
 
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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... $9.99
Help celebrate our 20th Birthday with a bang – in a sweet limited edition t-shirt, emblazoned with a logo that's more powerful than a firecracker in July! The image leaps off the shirt with explosive fury – festively marking our 20th year on this planet, and all the hundreds of thousands of groovy records and great customers that have passed through our doors! The shirt's available in a variety of colors, on high-quality cotton. Clothing
Also available 20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing 8.99

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... $8.99
Help celebrate our 20th Birthday with a bang – in a sweet limited edition t-shirt, emblazoned with a logo that's more powerful than a firecracker in July! The image leaps off the shirt with explosive fury – festively marking our 20th year on this planet, and all the hundreds of thousands of groovy records and great customers that have passed through our doors! The shirt's available in a variety of colors, on high-quality cotton. Clothing
Also available 20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 9.99

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Headphones – White Shirt, Black Ink (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2010. New Item ... $12.99
A feast of funky head sounds – laid out in beautiful silhouette! The image features a brain stuffed with all the groovy styles of music we carry at Dusty Groove – held inside by a logo-emblazoned set of headphones – the kind of picture that looks great from a distance, and even cooler when you come up close! Our logo and website address are on the back – and the shirt is printed in bold black on brilliant white – a 100% cotton Hanes Beefy-T. Measurements – Length: 31", Chest: 46", Waist 46". Clothing

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... $14.99
One of the coolest shirts we've ever printed – one with a front image that takes off on a style that Atlantic Records used on its 45rpm EP releases back at the end of the 50s – and a back image that's got an equally striking feel too – so that the whole thing looks as great coming as it does going! The shirts were crafted especially for our 20th Anniversary – and they're 100% cotton, screen printed, and have a very high level of craftsmanship. Clothing
Also available
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 12.99
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing 12.99

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... $12.99
One of the coolest shirts we've ever printed – one with a front image that takes off on a style that Atlantic Records used on its 45rpm EP releases back at the end of the 50s – and a back image that's got an equally striking feel too – so that the whole thing looks as great coming as it does going! The shirts were crafted especially for our 20th Anniversary – and they're 100% cotton, screen printed, and have a very high level of craftsmanship. Clothing
Also available
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 14.99
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing 12.99

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Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... $12.99
One of the coolest shirts we've ever printed – one with a front image that takes off on a style that Atlantic Records used on its 45rpm EP releases back at the end of the 50s – and a back image that's got an equally striking feel too – so that the whole thing looks as great coming as it does going! The shirts were crafted especially for our 20th Anniversary – and they're 100% cotton, screen printed, and have a very high level of craftsmanship. Clothing
Also available
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 14.99
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 12.99

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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Headphones – White Shirt, Black Ink (MEDIUM) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2010. New Item ... Out Of Stock
A feast of funky head sounds – laid out in beautiful silhouette! The image features a brain stuffed with all the groovy styles of music we carry at Dusty Groove – held inside by a logo-emblazoned set of headphones – the kind of picture that looks great from a distance, and even cooler when you come up close! Our logo and website address are on the back – and the shirt is printed in bold black on brilliant white – a 100% cotton Hanes Beefy-T. Measurements – Length: 28", Chest: 40", Waist 40". Clothing
Also available Headphones – White Shirt, Black Ink (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 12.99

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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Headphones – White Shirt, Black Ink (SMALL) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, 2010. New Item ... Out Of Stock
A feast of funky head sounds – laid out in beautiful silhouette! The image features a brain stuffed with all the groovy styles of music we carry at Dusty Groove – held inside by a logo-emblazoned set of headphones – the kind of picture that looks great from a distance, and even cooler when you come up close! Our logo and website address are on the back – and the shirt is printed in bold black on brilliant white – a 100% cotton Hanes Beefy-T. Measurements – Length: 27", Chest: 36", Waist 36". Clothing
Also available Headphones – White Shirt, Black Ink (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 12.99

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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (SMALL) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest shirts we've ever printed – one with a front image that takes off on a style that Atlantic Records used on its 45rpm EP releases back at the end of the 50s – and a back image that's got an equally striking feel too – so that the whole thing looks as great coming as it does going! The shirts were crafted especially for our 20th Anniversary – and they're 100% cotton, screen printed, and have a very high level of craftsmanship. Clothing
Also available
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 14.99
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 12.99
Soul Lady – White Shirt, Blue & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing 12.99

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✨✧ Dusty Groove T-Shirt!20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing
Dusty Groove Gear, New Item ... Out Of Stock
Help celebrate our 20th Birthday with a bang – in a sweet limited edition t-shirt, emblazoned with a logo that's more powerful than a firecracker in July! The image leaps off the shirt with explosive fury – festively marking our 20th year on this planet, and all the hundreds of thousands of groovy records and great customers that have passed through our doors! The shirt's available in a variety of colors, on high-quality cotton. Clothing
Also available
20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (EXTRA EXTRA LARGE) ... Clothing 9.99
20th Anniversary – White Shirt, Red & Black Logo (MEDIUM) ... Clothing 8.99

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Lloyd GlennOld Time Shuffle ... CD
Black & White (France), 1974. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Lionel HamptonComplete Lionel Hampton Vol 1 & 2 – 1937 to 1938 ... CD
RCA/Black & White (France), 1937/1938. Used 2 CDs ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tommy DorseyBest Of Tommy Dorsey Vol 3 – 1938 - 1950 ... LP
Black & White (France), Late 30s/1940s/Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Tommy DorseyBest Of Tommy Dorsey Vol 5 – 1937 - 1938 ... LP
Black & White (France), Mid/Late 30s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has import stickers.)

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✨✧ Tommy DorseyBest Of Tommy Dorsey Vol 6 – 1936 - 1939 ... LP
Black & White (France), Mid/Late 30s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a lightly bent corner.)

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✨✧ Tommy DorseyBest Of Tommy Dorsey Vol 7 – 1938 - 1941 ... LP
Black & White (France), Late 30s/Early 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jack McVeaPlay It Over/My Business Is COD ... 78 RPM
Black & White, Mid 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
 
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✨✧ Tony Bennett & Dave BrubeckBennett/Brubeck – The White House Sessions – Live 1962 ... CD
Columbia, 1962. Used ... $4.99
A famous pairing of talents from the early 60s – Columbia Records giants Dave Brubeck and Tony Bennett, both recorded at a time when that label was at the forefront of jazz in the US – joined up for a special performance at the end of the set! The special performance was done at the Kennedy-era White House – and features an initial instrumental set from the Dave Brubeck Quartet – with completely amazing alto from Paul Desmond, especially on the album's long reading of "Nomad" – one of our favorite overlooked tunes by the the group at the time – plus versions of "Take Five", "Castillian Blues", and "Thank You". Tony Bennett then takes the stage with backings by the Ralph Sharon trio – on titles that include "Make Someone Happy", "One For My Baby", "I Left My Heart In San Francisco", and "Just In Time". But the real highlight of the set is when Bennett sings with backings from the Dave Brubeck Trio – in a mode that's both different from Tony's work with Bill Evans or Basie, and from Brubeck's work with singers like Jimmy Rushing or Carmen McRae! Titles from the Brubeck/Bennett lineup include "That Old Black Magic", "There Will Never Be Another You", "Lullaby Of Broadway", and "Chicago". CD

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Anna BlackMeet Anna Black ... LP
Epic, 1968. Very Good ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono white label promo! Cover has a Mono sticker on one corner. Labels have marker over the promo notice.)

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✨✧ Black AngelsPhosgene Nightmare (10 inch LP) ... LP
Blue Horizon, 2011. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White vinyl pressing.)

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Black IvoryBlack Ivory Anthology ... LP
Playback, 1970s/Early 80s. New Copy 2 LPs ... $22.99 24.98
Amazing music from one of the coolest vocal groups of the 70s – a hip New York trio who never hit the heights of the Jackson 5 or Chi-Lites, but who are maybe even more important to our ears overall! Black Ivory started young – with a harmony style that was incredible for their age, and which was perfect for both funky numbers and late nite ballads, in a way that was similar to The Whatnauts – and as the 70s moved on, they also grew up and found a style that worked well for clubbier material – which they crafted in a way that was surprisingly strong, and far different from any of the disco cliches of the period. Even in the early 80s, they could hang around the farther reaches of the soul scene – keeping an indie harmony vibe strong when others were losing steam. All the best aspects of the group's sound are collected here – in an overstuffed, double-length package that includes the cuts "Walking Downtown", "Big Apple Rock", "Surrender", "I Keep Asking Questions", "Just Leave Me Some", "Wishful Thinking", "You & I", "Don't Turn Around", "Find The One Who Loves You", "I'll Find A Way", "Spinning Around", "We Made It", "Love Won't You Stay", "Mainline", "White Wind", and "You Are My Lover". LP features the track "What Goes Around". LP, Vinyl record album

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Black SabbathWicked World/Iron Man ... 7-inch
Vertigo (Japan), 1971. Very Good (pic cover)... $69.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo, with the knock-out center removed. Vinyl plays with some crackling during the intros. Textured cover sheet has some very small tears at the edges, a spot of clear tape on one corner, and light aging.)

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Camp LoBlack Nostaljack (radio, inst, xenobia radio, xenobia inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Profile, 1997. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ CappadonnaBlack Boy (radio, dirty, inst, acapella)/Oh-Donna (radio, dirty, inst) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1998. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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BB KingLive At The Regal (white cover) ... LP
ABC, 1965. Very Good+ ... $11.99
An excellent set by BB King – one of his best from the 60s, and a smoking live set recorded at Chicago's legendary Regal Theatre! The enthusiasm at the venue shows that BB's Memphis-honed style is a perfect fit for the electrified Chicago sound of the 60s – and the recording really brings out some wonderful responses from the audience – making the record a blues equivalent of James Brown's famous Live At The Apollo set! The record features introductions by Chicago DJs Pervis Spann and E Rodney Jones – and tracks include "Every Day", "Please Love Me", "Worry Worry", "Woke Up This Morning", "Help The Poor", and "You Upset Me Baby". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has moderately worn top seam.)

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Ethan MichaeliDefender – How The Legendary Black Newspaper Changed America (hardcover) ... Book
Houghton Mifflin, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 32.00
We're ultra-proud to be Chicagoans – and one of the many things that makes is proud is The Chicago Defender – our city's famous African-American newspaper, easily one of the best and most important in a long legacy of progressive 20th Century publications! This very hefty book tells the full tale of the Defender – offering up hundreds of pages that look not just at the paper's history, but also its role in the segregated black community of Chicago, and its lasting impact – both at a local and national level. The book is extremely well-researched, and written by an author who was also part of the Defender staff in its later years – and the whole thing clocks in at a whopping 633 pages, hardcover, with some black and white images. Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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MursMurs 3:16 – 9th Edition (colored vinyl pressing) (2017 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Def Jux/Murs 3:16 Presents, 2004. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99
Murs teams up with 9th Wonder, who is fastly approaching superstar producer status – you know the producer's hot when the act he's producing shares headliner status for the album! If you dig the Little Brother LP, and/or the "Threat" cut on the Black Album, you know those kinda warm, soulful but still kind of menacing beats you're gonna get here. If you're like us, and you were roped into the previous Murs album on the vocal side, but were put off by the hit-and-miss beats, you'll probably be pretty happy about this much more consistent batch! "Bad Man", "3:16", "The Pain", "Trevor An' Them", "Freak These Tales", "Walk Like A Man", "The Animal" featuring Phonte of Little Brother and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue of the Def Jux classic by Murs! Limited edition of 1000 copies – on white vinyl & with download!)

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Howard Roberts ChoraleLet My People Go – Black Spirituals African Drums ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $8.99
Although vocal arranger Howard Roberts (not the guitarist) made some nice funky records in his time, this is a fairly traditional batch of spirituals, augmented by African production, and packaged in a style that's designed to appeal to the white liberal – even though the conception of the project is fairly authentic. Roberts himself plays tenor on the session, and the overall sound is sort of a mix between a Max Roach vocal project and one of the Art Blakey drum ensemble records. Titles include "Hold On", "Sinner Man", "Steal Away", and "Let My People Go". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo Masterworks pressing.)

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George Walker/Hale Smith/Adolphus HailstorkBlack Composers Series Vol 9 – Piano Concerto/Ritual & Incantations/Celebration! – Natalie Hinderas/Paul Freeman/Detroit Symphony ... LP
Columbia, 1978. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some light ringwear and a radio station track list sticker.)

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Andrew WhiteWeekend At The One Step Series Vol 1 – Fonk Update ... LP
Andrew's Music, 1979. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A tasty little set from Andrew White – not as "fonky" as you might think from the title, but an excellent batch of soul jazz tunes that rank with some of his best self-released work! The group on the album features Blackbyrds Keith Killgo on drums and Kevin Toney on piano, plus excellent bass work by the great Steve Novosel – whose round warm tones really make the album groove! The record features a nice 3 part version of "Who Got De Fonk?" – shifting mood over the part to hit a number of soulful moments. Even better is a long modal take on "Afro Blue" – one that features some incredible piano from Toney, stepping out over a very nice set of drum patterns. Other tracks include "Theme 3", "Say When Are You Coming Back", and "From Shangai To Bangkok". LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue in a black & white cover.)

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Bukka WhiteParchman Farm ... LP
Columbia/Traffic, 1940. New Copy (reissue)... On May 18, 2018 (delayed)
The complete Vocalion and Okeh Records 78s of the great Bukka White – a blues singer who was maybe a few years later than some of the first big stars from the Mississippi scene – but who's gone onto have a legacy and impact that will last for years to come! Bukka's got a very strong touch on the guitar – a rhythmic strumming that feels like it's going to tear the instrument apart, and which carves out a rough groove for the songs – which only get even better once he opens up with his unusual sense of vocal inflection! The package was created at a time when Bukka White was enjoying a huge revival of interest, and is still one of the best representations of his work – with titles that include "Pinebluff Arkansas", "Sleepy Man Blues", "Parchman Farm Blues", "When Can I Change My Clothes", "Black Train Blues", "Good Gin Blues", "Fixin To Die", "Bukka's Jitterbug Swing", "District Attorney Blues", and "Special Streamline". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Afro-American EnsembleFree The Black Man's Chains ... LP
GSF, 1972. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pretty cool album of soul tracks, based around a political/historical theme – in a manner that reminds us a lot of Ghetto: Misfortune's Wealth, by 24-Carat Black, or The Auction, by David Axelrod. The work's an extended suite dealing with the legacy of slavery and persecution in African-American heritage – and it's mostly got a mellow, spiritual sound to it. However, the album includes one great funk track – the choppy "Fair Skin Man", which has some great guitar, and a really catchy groove! Other tracks include "LOVE", "We Are Here", "Soul President", "Slave I Wanna Be Free", "Free The Black Man's Chains", and "Black Is Black". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Vinyl has marks that click towards the end of Side A. Cover has a promo sticker and some wear.)

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✨✧ Rudy Ray MooreEat Out More Often (white cover) ... LP
Kent, Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic stuff – Rudy's first album, and a fitting launch to his famous career of party records and live club performances! The cover's got Rudy in front of a nude black model, laying back on the couch, and encouraging him to do the thing that's implied by the title – but the record itself is far more creative than just a bit of nasty words and sexy references. Rudy's at the top of his game here, bad rapping over a bit of music in a landmark effort that set the stage for countless other party records to come – but which is still presented here in one of its strongest examples. The set kicks off with an extended take on "Dolemite", with other tracks that include the funky groover "You Could Be Ugly Too", plus "Pimpin Sam", "So Glad I Could Come", and "Ballad Of A Boy & Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the white cover.)

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✨✧ StandellsWhy Pick On Me – Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White ... LP
Tower, 1966. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A searing second chapter in The Standells' amazing run of records for the Tower label in the 60s – music that's completely on fire right from the start – and head and shoulders above most of their contemporaries on the LA scene! The group have this stark, cold look on the front – almost punk rock in presentation, which is a good nod at the sound of the music – much grittier than some of the pop-psyche or polished garage that was coming into the charts – filled with sharp edges at every twist and turn, and impeccably produced, but never in a commercial way! The group contribute some great originals, but also have no trouble picking up songs from other sources – and like early work by Love, they make these other tunes completely their own – weaving them into the sonic blast that was their sublime calling card at the time. Titles include "Sometimes Good Guys Don't Wear White", "Black Hearted Woman", "Why Pick On Me", "Paint It Black", "My Little Red Book", "Mainline", and "Have You Ever Spent The Night In Jail". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has half split seams and some aging.)

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✨✧ Cecil Holmes Soulful SoundBlack Motion Picture Experience/Music For Soulful Lovers ... CD
Buddah/Vocalion (UK), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Two 70s instrumental classics from Cecil Holmes – back to back on a single CD! First up is The Black Motion Picture Experience – an album that tries to do a heck of a lot in such a short space – and turns out to be even better than you might guess! Few folks would try to take on the entire black motion picture experience of the 70s with a single record – but funky arranger Cecil Holmes does just that, and turns out this beautiful blend of the best cuts from famous soundtracks – all remade by his ensemble in a soaring melange of strings and soul! There's plenty of funky currents here – thanks to sharp arrangements from Tony Camillo, and a killer group that also includes the mighty Pat Rebillot on keyboards – plus plenty of wah wah guitar, and enough strings to make the album rank up there with the soundtrack feel of the day. Titles include versions of "Superfly", "Slaughter", "Freddie's Dead", "Across 110th Street", "2001", "Ben", and "Trouble Man". Music For Soulful Lovers is an excellent record of smooth soulful instrumental grooves – done by Cecil Holmes with a bit of vocalizing, and a deep subdued funk sound that's a bit like Barry White – but a fair bit funkier! Cecil could be a hokier arranger on other albums – but for this record, he's really on the money, coming up with complicated soul grooves that rank with some of the best 70s soundtrack or Love Unlimited grooves of the time! Of course, part of this is thanks to some strong writing, arrangements and production by Tony Camillo, who also conducted the group. (Hey, waitaminute! What did Cecil do on the record?) The set's got some nice original material like "Stay With Me", "Loving You Hurts So Bad", and "Soulful Love" – plus some great covers, like "I'm Gonna Love You Just A Little More Baby" and "Pillow Talk". CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – works on standard CD players!)

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✨✧ Bukka WhiteParchman Farm ... CD
Columbia (Japan), Late 30s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The complete Vocalion and Okeh Records 78s of the great Bukka White – a blues singer who was maybe a few years later than some of the first big stars from the Mississippi scene – but who's gone onto have a legacy and impact that will last for years to come! Bukka's got a very strong touch on the guitar – a rhythmic strumming that feels like it's going to tear the instrument apart, and which carves out a rough groove for the songs – which only get even better once he opens up with his unusual sense of vocal inflection! The package was created at a time when Bukka White was enjoying a huge revival of interest, and is still one of the best representations of his work – with titles that include "Pinebluff Arkansas", "Sleepy Man Blues", "Parchman Farm Blues", "When Can I Change My Clothes", "Black Train Blues", "Good Gin Blues", "Fixin To Die", "Bukka's Jitterbug Swing", "District Attorney Blues", and "Special Streamline". CD

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✨✧ Deniece WilliamsBlack Butterfly – The Essential Niecy ... CD
Columbia/Big Break (UK), Late 70s/1980s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of work from Deniece Williams – one of the coolest, classiest soul singers to hit the mainstream at the end of the 70s! Williams has roots that go deep in the Chicago scene – including young work under the name of Deniece Chandler – but this set picks off from the time when she hit Columbia Records as a full-formed adult soul singer – one of the freshest talents of her generation – with an ability to hit some of the spiritual currents of Minnie Riperton, and some of the grooves you might expect from Cheryl Lynn! Both those sides and many more are featured here – in a 35 track set that's overflowing with gems, produced by soul music legends who include Maurice White, Charles Stepney, Thom Bell, Ray Parker Jr, George Duke, Jeff Lorber, and others. Titles include "Baby Baby My Love's All For You", "What Two Can Do", "I Can't Wait", "I'm So Proud", "Black Butterfly", "Silly", "God Is Amazing", "Free", "Healing", "All I Need", "Waiting By The Hotline", "Let's Hear It For The Boy (12" version)", "Do What You Feel (single version)", "When Love Comes Calling", "I've Got The Next Dance (12" version)", "That's What Friends Are For", and "It's Gonna Take A Miracle". Also features duets with Johnny Mathis on "Without Us", "Love Won't Let Me Wait", "Too Much Too Little Too Late", and "You're All I Need To Get By". CD

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✨✧ Vernon JoynsonPotpouri Of Melodies & Mayhem – Latin American & Canadian Rock, Pop, Beat, R&B, Folk, Garage, Psych, & Prog 1963 to 1976 (paperback) ... Book
Borderline (Scotland), 2017. New Copy Book ... Out Of Stock
A long-overdue book from this legendary expert on psychedelia – a huge volume that matches the depth of Vernon Joynson's Tapestry Of Delights, but which looks at the rich legacy of music in Canada and Latin America! If you think there's not much to talk about here, then think again – because the book is huge, and overflowing with page after page of information on groups who never got full exposure at the time – amazing acts who were plenty darn experimental, and often in ways that were different than Anglo psych artists at the time. The book even gets into richer strands of Brazilian music – rightly giving Tropicalia and MPB artists some overdue credit in the world of psych – and the book offers up listings on hundreds of groups, along with information on their members, their record, and their histories – alongside hundreds of album covers too. The whole thing is huge – a super-heavy 884 pages, very large and detailed – with most images in black and white, but some color images in the middle. Book

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Peter BenjaminsonMary Wells – The Tumultuous Life Of Motown's First Superstar (hardcover) ... Book
Chicago Review Press, 2012. New Copy ... $8.99 29.95
A stunning look at the great Mary Wells – one of Motown's first female acts of the 60s, and one of the decade's most important early soul figures as well! Mary's work on record is very well-known, but the story behind the music is completely different, and surprisingly dark at times – a tale of a talented artist often caught between larger corporate forces, and personal antagonists as well – not to mention her own personal demons. Peter Benjaminson does a great job of getting at all these details without being overly sensational – and he works in lots of wonderful personal recollections from friends and colleagues who really help illuminate the more private moments. The book is over 300 pages, hardcover, with some black and white photos. Book

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Harry BensonBeatles – On The Road 1964 to 1966 (hardcover) ... Book
Taschen, 2017. New Copy ... $24.99 39.99
The rowdy road antics of the legendary Fab Four – captured here in a wealth of candid shots during their last two years of global touring – and presented here in glorious black and white! Photographer Harry Benson had unfettered access to the group during these years – and the range of shots is wonderful – from triumphant stage moments, to goofy candid shots, to some especially moving moments when it was clear the members of the group had completely forgotten about the presence of the camera. This oversized book presents each image on large, glossy pages – and the heavy volume is 270 pages in all, hardcover, and done in the best Taschen style! Book

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Steven BlushNew York Rock – From The Rise Of The Velvet Underground To The Fall Of CBGB ... Book
St Martins, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 34.99
That's quite a cover photo on the book – and the interweaving of key talents in the image really gets at the style of the narrative within! Author Steven Blush delivers a decidedly one-sided document of the New York scene from the late 60s onward – a picture of countless creative musicians, working alongside each other to create sounds that would go onto transform a generation – often in ways that were strongly inspired by the city itself. The book is less of a long story, than a history that encapsulates moments, focuses on figures – and even lays out groups in some index-styled passages – showing their strengths and weaknesses, and often augmenting the text with countless comments from singers and musicians who were part of the scene. In a manner similar to other rock books in recent years, Blush allows plenty of space for other folks' voices – sometimes almost making the whole thing feel like an oral history of the New York scene, but one that's directed by his own choices and sense of structure. The softcover book is almost 500 pages long, and has a fair bit of black and white photos too. Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Victor BockrisTransformer – The Complete Lou Reed Story ... Book
Harper (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $6.99 18.00
Lou Reed gave us some mighty fascinating music over his many years of recording – and the man himself also led an equally fascinating life – one that's covered here in very great detail, in a hefty biography that begins with Reed's troubled life as a child, to his early years moving between inspirations in literature and music, to his rise in fame with the Velvet Underground and role as one of the key underground New York figures for decades to come! The author gets at the way that Reed's always managed to challenge expectations while still remaining loyal to both himself and his friends and associates – a humanistic legacy that's almost as great as Lou's music itself. 500 pages, softcover, with some black and white images. Book

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David BowieLow ... LP
RCA, 1977. Good ... $19.99
The Thin White Duke turns to the east – and gets a whole new sound with help from Brian Eno! The album is an amazing departure from some of David Bowie's previous work – a set that's sparer, more spacious, and which is often instrumental – quite a statement, given Bowie's reputation as a songwriter at the time! It's almost like Bowie's shaking off all the confused stardom of the previous parts of the 70s – and is stepping forward as a new being from a new space – cleaner, leaner, and simpler than before – but hardly evacuated of soul at all, certainly not as much as you might guess from the Man Who Fell To Earth image on the cover. Titles include "Speed Of Life", "Be My Wife", "A New Career In A New Town", "Warsawza", "Art Decade", "Weeping Wall", and "Sound & Vision". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. NOTE – Vinyl is cracked on the edge through the first two songs on Side A and first song on Side B, otherwise VG.)

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Donald BrownPeople Music ... CD
Muse, 1991. New Copy ... $4.99
The cover's black and white, but the album's filled with wonderful colors in sound – a bold array of work from pianist Donald Brown – working here with a hip lineup that includes Vincent Herring on alto and soprano sax, Tom Harrell on trumpet, and Steve Nelson on vibes! Nelson's sharp, chromatic tones really bring a lot to the record – and they're nicely balanced by Brown's work on the keys – sometimes soft and soulful, other times bold and modern – pulling all players along in his sweep. Titles include "Booker T", "Reruns From The 60s", "Prism", "Gaslight", and "The Biscuit Man" – and the album also includes the warmly grooving vocal tune "I Love It When You Dance That Way", sung by Lenora Helm. CD

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Gary Calamar & Phil GalloRecord Store Days – From Vinyl To Digital & Back Again (paperback) ... Book
Sterling, 2010. New Copy ... $10.99 14.99
Somebody's finally gone out and written a book about one subject we can really get behind – the Record Store – and not only that, they've done a beautiful job with the entire package too! The book takes a look at the importance of the record store – not just historically, but culturally as well – with an especially important focus on the need for stores in the digital age, as a way of keeping both the music, and interest in the music, alive and well for generations to come! As you might guess from the subtitle, authors Calamar and Gallo have a bit of an agenda in their portrait – but they really pave the way with some great recollections of record stores past, incredible bits not just from folks who owned and worked in stores, but also from famous shoppers, artists, and collectors too. And even cooler, the book is filled with lots of great photographs – wonderful images of old stores in color and black and white, plus lots of great sidebar bits that help draw a focus on key issues in record retail. If you, like us, get a bit of a rush every time you walk into a record store, then you'll be sure to get an equal rush from this book – a wonderful tome that's one we can send home to our parents, and finally show them we've got a career worth a bit of respect! 238 pages, hardcover, and really beautifully done. Book

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James Chance & The ContortionsLive Aux Bains Douches ... LP
Invisible (France), 1980. Near Mint- ... $19.99
A rare live statement from punk jazz no wavers James White and his Contortions – a blistering set that strips the sound even rawer than the brutal studio versions! The set kicks off with a great version of Michael Jackson's "Don't Stop Till You Get Enough" – which is as vicious as you'd expect in the vocals, and surprisingly faithful in the funk bass and fast sax parts. Later JC takes on JB's "I Got You (I Feel Good)" and it's as much free jazz as it is no wave. All of the mad energy from the studio is intact, and then some – and the live sound quality is surprising strong! Other tracks include "I Danced With A Zombie", "My Infatuation", "Almost Black", "King Heroin", "Put Me Back In My Cage" and "Contort Yourself". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Alan ClaysonSerge Gainsbourg – A View From The Exterior ... Book
Sanctuary (UK), 1998. New Copy Book ... $2.99 12.95
One of the few English language looks we've ever seen at the music of Serge Gainsbourg – a well-penned biography that covers all of his classic years in a fair bit of detail! Author Alan Clayson does a good job of paying as much attention to the music as he does to Serge's celebrity – defining elements that make particular records or musical moments so great – and never getting too bogged down in the more sensational elements of Gainsbourg's life. We really appreciate that – as Serge has always had plenty to offer way past the headlines – and if anything, he's probably best remembered in this century for his key musical contributions much more than his public life. There's a bunch of black and white photos in the middle of the book, but the rest is text – and the softcover edition runs for 244 pages, with a helpful index of Gainsbourg compositions in the back! Book

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Elvis CostelloUnfaithful Music & Disappearing Ink (hardcover) ... Book
Penguin Books, 2015. New Copy ... $5.99 30.00
A wonderfully-written autobiography from Elvis Costello – a book that's not only completely illuminating for any fan of his music, but which stands quite strongly on his own, even if you're not a longtime fan of the man himself! The volume almost sets a new standard for musician autobiographies – as Costello approaches the project with the sort of zeal he's brought to his new "second role" in popular culture over the past few decades – that of being as much of a raconteur as a singer, as much as a spotlight on other genius as he is a genius himself – always handled with the sense of pointed prose and honesty you'd find in his music. The book is huge – and filled with black and white photos too. A heavy 672 pages, and hardcover. Book
(The spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Stanley CrouchKansas City Lightning – The Rise & Times Of Charlie Parker ... Book
Harper Perennial, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 16.99
The story of Charlie Parker is often draped in hyperbole and exaggeration – which is why it's extra great that this biography is handled by Stanley Crouch – one of the few writers we could trust to get past the hype and really find a way to link Parker's life and music! As you might guess from the title, the book spends a lot of time looking at Bird's early years in Kansas City – and draws a great portrait of that vivid environment in the years between the wars, which is almost as enthralling as the information on Parker himself. Crouch writes with a great sense of story, as well – and he holds us rapt throughout, going way past any of the over-told tales from later years. 365 pages, softcover, with some black and white images. Book
(Spine has a remainder mark.)

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Miles DavisComplete Columbia Album Collection (70 CD & 1 DVD set) ... CD
Columbia/Legacy, Late 40s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s. Used ... $469.99
The complete Miles Davis at Columbia in one incredible box set – 52 albums worth of incomparable, evolving genius over 3+ decades on 70 CDs – plus the previously unreleased DVD Live In Europe, 67, a mini hardcover 250 page book with biography, fully annotated discography, rare photos and more! All the Columbia albums are here, including Columbia releases of rare live material such as In Paris Festival International De Jazz, bonus material from past Columbia reissues, and more – with recording dates from late 40s the late 80s. Amazing stuff from the uber iconic Kind Of Blue and Sketches Of Spain, the landmark electric jazz funk of Bitches Brew & Big Fun, dozens of incredible live recordings, the comparably overlooked, still quite wonderful 80s albums, purportedly the first time ever full audio release of the complete audio release of the August 29th, 1970 Isle Of Wight festival performance, and so much more! Each of the 52 albums (including double albums) comes in a mini LP replica jacket, some gatefold, and all modeled after the Japanese style cardboard sleeves. The DVD is approximately 75 minutes, featuring black & white concert footage from November 7 and October 31, 1967 – the group that included Wayne Shorter, Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter and Tony Williams. The book is pretty great, too, full color, with notes on the discography and detailed annotation. CD
(Out of print. EU pressing.)

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Sammy Davis JrYes I Can – The Sammy Davis Jr Story (4CD box set) ... CD
Warner/Rhino, Late 40s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 4 CDs ... $22.99
A great collection of material from Sammy D – including a number of cuts you can't get elsewhere! CD
(Out of print. Includes orignal box, booklet, and orignal set of black & white photos – all in great shape.)

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Buddy DeFrancoCooking The Blues/Sweet & Lovely ... CD
Lonehill (Spain), 1955. Used ... $6.99
A great one from Buddy DeFranco – exactly the kind of record that will make you understand why jazz collectors have always prized his Verve Records work so much! Although Buddy's given instrument, the clarinet, was one that was handled by so many others at the time in kind of an outmoded way – DeFranco always managed to keep things fresh and modern, drawing heavily on bop inspiration for a record like this, yet also remaining true to his roots too. Part of the strength of the record is the group, too – given that Sonny Clark is on piano, bringing in a mighty soulful undercurrent to the rhythm section, and even playing a bit of organ too! Tal Farlow brings in some nice guitar – and the group's completed by Gene Wright on bass and Bobby White on drums – on titles that include "Indian Summer", "Cooking The Blues", "Stardust", and "How About You". Sweet and lovely – but plenty darn soulful too – and one of the excellent early 50s Verve dates that features the piano of Sonny Clark with the clarinet of Buddy DeFranco! The album's got an even more unusual twist in that it features a bit of organ from Clark too – one of his only recordings on the instrument – as well as guitar from Tal Farlow on a number of tracks – another leading light of the fresh Verve sound of the 50s, really working some great music next to Buddy's horn. The stripped down sound is very nice – equal parts bop and swing, in that unique mode that made DeFranco one of the hippest players on his instrument at the time! Titles include "Getting A Balance", "Old Black Magic", "Moe", and "What Can I Say". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Joe DeliaMs 45 (180 gram vinyl with poster) ... LP
Death Waltz (UK), 1981. Near Mint- Gatefold (reissue)... $16.99
The first-ever record release of this incredible soundtrack – Joe Delia's moody score for the Abel Ferrara film Ms 45 – served up here in a stunning package from Death Waltz! Delia's music has a bit more class and subtlety than some other early 80s scores of this type – more focus on acoustic instrumentation overall, with a sense of space and brooding that rivals some of the creepiest Italian work of the 70s! At a few key points, things get more electric and offbeat – as the dominant odd-tuned piano gives way to bits of basslines or tenor sax – both used in these strange styles that feel more like downtown New York arty than any sort of mainstream soundtrack grooves. Titles include "Pimp & Whore (parts 1 & 2)", "Bass & Drums Thana Walking", "Arab V2", "Thana In The Mirror V2", "Kills Peter", "First Attack", "Piano Choice", and "Window Breaking". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black & white split vinyl pressing, including the extras.)

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DellsOh, What A Nite ... LP
Vee Jay, Late 50s. Very Good ... $11.99
A wonderful early album by The Dells – famous not just for the music, but also for the cover image – which shows two white lovers clasping on the beach, one of the key examples in soul music when an artist got pushed off the cover in the hopes of selling the record to a wider audience! Although the Dells' work for Chess has always been fairly available, their early Vee Jay is much harder to get – and shows the group at more of a doo wop/group soul crossroads – often singing without much instrumentation on some of the tracks, in a style that's very much in keeping with the best Chicago group sound of the 50s! Titles include the early version of "Oh What A Nite", plus "Dry Your Eyes", "Jo Jo", "Pain In My Heart", "Why Do You Have To Go", "Moving On", "Dreams Of Contentment", and "Baby Open Up Your Heart". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Suite Beat pressing.)

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Ronnie DysonIf The Shoe Fits/Familiar Strangers ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a stickered black sleeve.)

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Daryl EasleaStory Of The Supremes (hardcover) ... Book
V&A (UK), 2008. New Copy ... $4.99 19.95
A mostly visual story of The Supremes – one that has just a bit of text, and lots and lots of vintage images – from rare photos to album covers, to lots of cool shots from performances and TV appearances! The book is beautiful – as vivid as the music of the famous Motown trio themselves – and it offers a mix of color with black and white images, all very artfully done – as a way to illuminate the group way past their standard images. 96 pages, hardcover. Book

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James Ellroy & Glynn MartinLAPD 53 (hardcover) ... Book
Abrams, 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 24.95
A killer book by mystery writer James Ellroy – one that hits a "true crime" mode by combining Ellroy's words with vintage crime photos from 1953 – all to show a very gritty side of postwar LA! The book is beautiful – and offers Wee Gee-like photos of crime scenes, mixed with Ellroy's vibrant prose – all to make the city come alive in ways that are even more striking than any of the author's works of fiction. The project was done for the Los Angeles Police Museum, and also features words by Glynn Martin – who spent many decades on the force himself. 203 pages, hardcover, in glorious black and white! Book

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Robin Jaffee FrankConey Island – Visions Of An American Dreamland 1861 to 2008 (hardcover) ... Book
Yale University Press, 2015. New Copy ... $16.99 35.00
Coney Island is a hell of a place – a refuge for New Yorkers for over 100 years, and still pretty amazing today – with a surprisingly strong legacy that also includes the park's influence on more serious artists over the decades, a legacy that's presented beautifully in this oversize book! The volume's not a glossy presentation of the tourist mecca – but instead a very well-done, well-researched art book – featuring paintings, photographs, film stills, and other images that show the way that Coney Island figured in the larger high art community in and around New York – representations by folks as diverse as Weegee, Woody Allen, Robert Mapplethorpe, Bruce Davidson, Reginald Marsh, and dozens of others. The large book is a monograph for a museum exhibit, but clearly goes far beyond the event – and also features text by Charles Musser, Robin Jaffee Frank, Josh Glick, and others. 286 heavy hardcover pages – with color and black and white images throughout! Book

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Sam Frazier JrTake Me Back (with download) ... LP
Fat Possum/Big Legal Mess, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
Rare and unreleased late 60s/early 70s Birmingham, Alabama soul by the great Sam Frazier Jr! Sam came to be better known as a bluesman over the years, but perfectly nails it here in a southern soul mode, recorded at Neal Hemphill's Sound Of Birmingham studio early in the 70s. It's up there with some the best, much more famous southern soul of the time, working well on both the bigger sounding numbers with strings and backing choruses, and on the stripped country soul tunes. Frazier's voice is warm and genuinely soulful all the way, too. Great stuff! A few might've come out as regional 45s back in the day, but the others languished in the vaults until now! Titles include "Take Me Back", "Black & White Love", "Set Me Free", "I Been Hurt", "Mama Said She Ain't Here", "Don't Spread Your Love Around", "No Count Man", "I'll Take Care Of You", "I Got To Tell Someone" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download.)

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Curtis FullerCrankin ... CD
Mainstream/Solid (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
The title certainly gets it right – as the set's one of the best (and one of the few) albums that trombonist Curtis Fuller cut in the 70s – a searingly sharp session that really shows a change from some of his Blue Note modes of the 60s! There's a current of righteous energy that moves through the set – and which maybe ties the sound more strongly to the sort of underground soul jazz work being recorded by the Black Jazz label of the period, or maybe like some of the hipper currents over at Prestige – such as Joe Henderson's albums. George Cables plays electric piano on the record – which already sets it apart from Fuller's earlier material – and the tracks are long, loose, and open – and graced with strong solo work from Bill Hardman on trumpet, Ray Moros on tenor, and Bill Washer on guitar. Yet perhaps strongest of all in shaping the record is the work of the rhythm duo Stanley Clarke on bass and Lenny White on drums – both working together here at an early point in their careers, but already hinting at the greatness to come. A very different album for Curtis Fuller – and titles include "Crankin", "Maze", "Black Bath", and "The Spirit". CD

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David F GarciaArsenio Rodriguez & The Transnational Flows Of Latin Popular Music ... Book
Temple, 2006. New Copy ... $6.99 30.95
A very detailed look at Arsenio Rodriguez – the Cuban legend who was a key part of the development of Latin music in both Havana and New York! The volume is quite well-researched, and looks at Arsenio with a lot more information than we've ever seen – in chapters that almost feel like self-contained essays that look at various sounds and styles in his career, as well as a concluding examination of his impact on salsa and other Latin styles. The book also has a huge discography at the end, with way more information than we might have expected – even a listing of rare 78rpm recordings too! 210 pages, softcover, with some black and white images. Book

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Justin GiffordStreet Poison – The Biography Of Iceberg Slim (hardcover) ... Book
Doubleday, 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 26.95
The legendary Iceberg Slim has given us plenty of his own story over the years – but this book is the first to look at the man behind the man – writer Robert Beck, who started as a pimp and became a surprisingly successful author – as well as an underground figure who inspired a later generation of hip hop artists as well! If you've ever read any of Slim's books, you'll know the world that he came from – but author Justin Gifford gets past the hype of the character, and looks at Beck's background and upbringing, his sometimes less-than-successful career as a hustler, and his move to convey the spirit of the streets on paper. Gifford's an academic, but presents the book in a nicely lively style – and the whole thing is hardcover, 265 pages, with some black and white images. Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Lars GullinLars Gullin ... LP
EmArcy, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $34.99
Quite possibly the greatest American release by Swedish sax star Lars Gullin – a really tight little set with no gimmicks, no tricks – just tight grooving by a small Swedish group! Gullin is on baritone as usual, grooving the horn like few other players could – and the rest of the ensemble features Carl Henrik Norin on tenor, Rolf Berg on guitar, and George Riedel on bass. Titles include "Bugs", "Jump For Fan", "Lars Meets Jeff", "A La Carte", and "Soho". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing, with obi and black and white cover.)

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Agustin Gurza/Jonathan Clark/Chris StrachwitzArhoolie Foundation's Strachwitz Frontera Collection Of Mexican & Mexican American Recordings ... Book
UCLA Chicano Studies Research Center, 2012. New Copy ... $6.99 19.95
A fascinating look at the world of Mexican music in the 20th Century – put together in collaboration with Arhoolie Records, the label that's done plenty to reissue the music over the years! The book begins with the huge archive of recordings by the label's founder, Chris Strachwitz – then takes off in a number of different streams – providing historical context, critical evaluation, and even some discographical details – in the form of various lists and sections of music. The book looks at some key styles too – including corridos and mariachi, traced both through Mexican recordings, and US singles by Mexican-Americans – and the whole thing is only the tip of the iceberg, in relation to the 40,000 recordings that have been digitized by the University Of California Library as part of the project. Still, there's plenty here to get you started – a huge amount of information that's even more inspirational than some of Arhoolie's great reissues over the years – in an oversized book that's 226 pages, softcover, with many black and white images too. Book

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HasslesHassles ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
Massively heavy rock from the Long Island scene – but with lots of tasty Memphis touches! The Hassles are clearly influenced by the mod crossover sound of mid 60s R&B – and they use a lot of organ on the set, mixed with trippy fuzzy guitars, and some occasional vocals in a Traffic-styled mode – white boy rock/soul, with the best sound that that tag implies! The group's noteworthy for a young Billy Joel – who sings and plays organ on the set – but there's little of Joel's later sound on the record, and the group's got more to offer than that! Features a great cover of "You've Got Me Hummin", plus "Giving Up", "I Can Tell", "Coloured Rain", "Warming Up", and "Just Holding On". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has a piec eof black tape on the spine and DJ COPY stamps on back.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayMusic For Torching ... LP
Verve, 1955. Very Good ... $49.99
About as classic as you can get for Billie Holiday on Verve – a wonderfully intimate small group session, recorded with top-shelf players and a smokey torchy mood! Billie's in her later years by the time of the set, but somehow singing with even more emotion and life – working with a group that includes Benny Carter, Jimmy Rowles, Harry Edison, Larry Bunker, and John Simmons – on tracks that include "It Had To Be You", "A Fine Romance", "Gone With The Wind", "Isn't It A Lovely Day", "Ghost Of A Chance", and "Come Rain Or Come Shine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Clef pressing with trumpeter logo & deep groove. Cover has a bit of white tape on top and bottom seams – about 1cm.)

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Mick HoughtonI've Always Kept A Unicorn – The Biography Of Sandy Denny ... Book
Faber & Faber (UK), 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 22.95
The full story of Sandy Denny – one of the most important female voices to rise from the British scene at the end of the 60s – and a singer who left this planet all too soon! Author Mich Houghton previously gave us a fantastic look at Elektra Records, and this time around his writing is even more detailed and sensitive – with a long look at the years before Denny's rise to fame in Fairport Convention, then very full chapters on her solo career and influence on other female singers of the time. The book features a great list of notes at the end, along with a big "playlist" section – and runs for over 500 pages, with some black and white images. Book

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Pete JohnsonPete's Blues ... LP
Savoy, 1946. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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(80s pressing in a black & white cover, with a cut corner.)

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Greg KotI'll Take You There – Mavis Staples, The Staple Singers, & The March Up Freedom's Highway ... Book
Scribner, 2014. New Copy ... $4.99 16.00
Maybe the best-ever look at the legendary Mavis Staples – and the Staple Singers as well – a detailed, richly-written book on the Staples legacy in both gospel and soul music – penned by Chicago journalist Greg Kot! Kot wrote the book with full support from Mavis – who provides countless untold stories to illuminate her well-known music – and the project also features interviews with David Byrne, Prince, Ry Cooder, Steve Cropper, and many others touched by the sound of the Staples! 308 pages, hardcover, with some black and white images. Book
(Spine has a small remainder mark.)

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LambBring Out The Sun ... LP
Warner, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $0.99
One of 2 Lamb albums for Warner Bros in 1971 – this one co-billed with singer Barbara Mauritz – who's gospel and soul reverent lead vocals do indeed standout out on this far-reaching San Francisco scene gem! It's an unpredictable mix of somewhat delicate folk rock and more extroverted and testifying country rock and gospel influenced sounds – and Barbara has the heavy vocals to pull that off. Titles include "Old Fashioned Remedy", "Rap With Rhyme", "River Boulevard", "Visions Of Black Birds", "Salty", "The Vine", "Live To Your Heart" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a tracklist sticker and some wear.)

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Preston LauterbachBeale Street Dynasty – Sex, Song, & The Struggle For The Soul Of Memphis (hardcover) ... Book
WW Norton, 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 26.95
A very well-written account of one of the most important musical streets in America – and one that get way past all the tourist hype and trappings of contemporary Beale Street in Memphis today! Instead, the author really goes back – to some of the much earlier years of the city, and the rise of Beale as a key part of its African American community on the south side – even before the street played a key role in the development of Memphis Blues and soul, especially in the postwar years. The narrative goes way past the big musical names that are always referenced – and also includes key figures like Robert Church, Ida B Wells, and Boss Crump as forces that shaped the Beale Street environment as much as the music. The book is 352 pages, hardcover, with some black and white images. Book

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Liel LeibovitzBroken Hallelujah – Rock & Roll, Redemption, & The Life Of Leonard Cohen (hardcover) ... Book
WW Norton (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $4.99 25.95
The music of Leonard Cohen is often so personal, it feels like we know the man himself very intimately – but behind the songs, there's a lot more to Cohen's life and creative process – a good deal of which is presented in this book! Author Liel Leibovitz does a good job of getting past the monolithic figure in the spotlight, and really shows Cohen as a human being – one with struggles at the start, and a journey to faith in his own creations – followed by personal moments of decision that are reflected later in his music. The book never attempts to be completely comprehensive, but manages to illuminate some key corners of Cohen's career – and the book is 281 pages, hardcover, with some black and white images. Book

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Ramsey LewisDancing In The Street ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
A late 60s groover from the second Ramsey Lewis trio – the one that features Cleveland Eaton on bass and Maurice White on drums, both doing a pretty great job of filling the spot vacated by Eldee Young and Red Holt! The album's a live one, cut in the successful mode of Ramsey's records with the Young/Holt group – mostly featuring familiar numbers transformed by the Lewis Trio's hard-grooving approach to their work! It's great to hear Maurice White in a pre-Earth Wind & Fire jazz setting – and the album's got a slightly more open sound than some of Ramsey's earlier live dates – especially on the Brazilian tinged numbers that include "Mood For Mendes", "Corcovado", and "Medley From Black Orpheus". Other tracks include "Struttin Lightly", "Dancing In The Street", "You Don't Know Me", and "What Now My Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing.)

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Charlie Louvin with Benjamin WhitmerSatan Is Real – The Ballad Of The Louvin Brothers (hardcover) ... Book
It Books, 2012. New Copy ... $4.99 22.99
Louvin Brother Charlie tells the tale of his famous duo with brother Ira – a match that was almost a Cain and Abel of country music – given that Charlie and Ira Louvin sometimes sat at opposite moral poles on the spectrum! The story's as tragic as any of the best early songs by the Louvin Brothers, and maybe a lot more detailed too – as writer Benjamin Whitmer helps bring Charlie Louvin's words to life – illuminating them in just the right way, but without suppressing that special Louvin voice that makes the story so great. The book is very handsomely packaged – almost like a classic Louvin album on Capitol Records – and is 297 pages, with some black and white images. Book

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David MaranissOnce In A Great City – A Detroit Story (hardcover) ... Book
Simon & Schuster, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 32.50
Not just a book on Motown – despite the image of The Supremes on the cover – but a story of Detroit itself – told as a series of intersecting paths that include the famous soul music label, as well as all the manufacturers, cultures, communities, and political forces that were shaping the city in the early 60s. The decline of Detroit has been a story for decades now – but David Maraniss looks at the city in the years before the fall – focusing on 1963, where he shows that tensions were already strong in some sectors, and the ground upon which so much was being built could easily shift and allow the whole thing to topple. The book is one of the most fascinating city portraits we've ever read – with lessons that are still completely essential to the 21st Century urban environment – and the whole thing is 441 pages, hardcover, with some black and white images. Book
(The spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Pat Martino & Bill MilkowsliHere & Now! – The Autobiography Of Pat Martino (hardcover) ... Book
Backbeat Books, 2011. New Copy ... $6.99 24.99
Pat Martino tells his story – a wonderfully long run of jazz experience that starts in the heady days of the 60s soul jazz scene, moves into key psychedelic modes, suffers a bit of tragedy in later years, then springs wonderfully back more recently! Pat's got help from a co-writer on the book, who helps take his deeply personal musings, and give them some key narrative focus – laid out in a way that also introduces comments on Martino from some of his contemporaries and fellow guitarists – all of whom further illuminate the musical changes over Pat's years in jazz. The book is hardcover, 192 pages, and features some black and white photos. Book
 
 
 



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