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Captain BeefheartIce Cream For Crow (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Virgin/4 Men With Beards, 1982. Very Good+ (reissue)... $14.99
The final recording from the good Captian and his last crew, and one of our favorites in his canon! Sideways rhythms collide with arthritic guitar parts in a remarkable gumbo topped off by Don Van Vliet's unique lyrical vision. A modern classic and a fittingly brilliant swansong to the recorded arts for Van Vliet! Includes "Ice Cream For Crow", "Semi Multi Coloured Caucasian", "Hey Garland, I Dig Your Tweed Coat", "The Past Sure Is Tense", "The Witch Doctor Life" and "81 Poop Hatch". LP, Vinyl record album

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CommodoresCream Puff/Close To My Heart ... 7-inch
Dot, Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a small sticker.)

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Cooly LiveThat's What I Like (No Cream In My Coffee) (12" jungle mix, inst, radio) ... 12-inch
RCA, 1992. Very Good ... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record

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CreamGoodbye ... LP
Atco, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label Atco pressing. Cover has a cutout hole, a creased corner, and some wear.)

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✨✧ Cream Of BeatsGift Vol 6 – House Shoes & Street Corner Music Present – Cream Of Beats (limited edition) ... LP
Street Corner, 2015. New Copy ... $17.99
Fresh instrumental beatcraft from the House Shoes-curated Gift series – featuring solid work by heretofore unknown, though sure to rise talent Cream Of Beats! Diverse stuff here – from spacey minimalist funky beats to jazz funk influenced cuts that shows a range of influences, from Premier, to Madlib to Dilla, without copycatting any of the above. This series has indeed been a gift – and the titles includes "The Hunter", "I'm Black", "Soul Queen", "Moods", "Run This Space", "Cruise Control", "Angel Dust", "Through It All", "Message Received", "Beat Rox", "Belle Isle Bathroom", "Mel", "The Hunted" and more – plus 4 bonus tracks: "Slick & Sly", "Gaturstag", "Game Time" and "Soulsmooth". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ DynamicsLove That I Need/Ice Cream Song ... 7-inch
Cotillion, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
Two early tracks by the Dynamics – both recorded in Memphis with Tommy Cogbill! "Love That I Need" is kind of a bouncing, building number – harmonies soaring up farther than the harder Memphis backings, making for a really nice contrast that gives the tune an edge. "Ice Cream Song" is a remake of the Ronnie Shannon song, done in a style that's a bit more down-homey. 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Red label Cotillion pressing. Label has a drillhole.)

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Philly CreamGroovin ... CD
Society Hill/Essential, 2014. New Copy ... $14.99
The wonderful return of Philly Cream – a group who made some great records at the end of the 70s, and who seem like they haven't missed a beat at all! The style here is really in the old school Philly harmony mode – maybe the modern soul variant, with some slight contemporary touches in the instrumentation – but an overall feel that has all the vocals coming together wonderfully! Old group member Art Austin is working here with younger female singers Simone Talley and Adrienne Aje – and the record has plenty of musical support from Ingram, with Butch Ingram at the production helm – in a similar mode to the other great recent sides on Society Hill. Titles include "Somebody Told Me", "A Beautiful Morning", "Crystal Blue Persuasion", "Slow Down", "Cowboys To Girls", and "I Still Haven't Found What I'm Looking For". CD

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Herlin RileyCream Of The Crescent ... CD
Criss Cross (Holland), 2004. Used ... $8.99
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Russell SmithSunday Best – The Cream Of The Solo Albums ... CD
Raven (Australia), 1980s. Used ... $8.99
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Tony Joe WhiteComplete Warner Brothers Recordings (Tony Joe White/Train I'm On/Homemade Ice Cream/singles) ... CD
Warner/Real Gone, Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $28.99 29.98
A trio of tremendous albums from the legendary Tony Joe White – packaged here with bonus singles too! First up is Tony Joe White's terrific self-titled set for Warner in '71 – his swamp rock mastery in full swing by this point, and all the cooler on a record that finds hip working with some occasional horns and lush bits of strings! There was really no finessing the grit out of the Tony Joe show, so the occasional sweeter touches to the production really does make the groove tastier and more soulful. Titles include "They Caught The Devil And Put Him In Jail In Eudora, Arkansas", "My Kind Of Woman", "Black Panther Swamps", "I Just Walked Away", "Voodoo Village" and more. Train I'm On has Tony Joe White working at Muscle Shoals – a great southern combination, and one that makes for one of White's most unique albums! There's a bit grit in the rhythms, and a bit more of that well-rounded Muscle Shoals soul – as Tony works primarily on acoustic guitar, on tunes that get some slight sweetening from Arif Mardin a times, but in a way that never dims his soul at all. White's great vocals still drive the whole show along – with that strong current of soul that made him a surprisingly big crossover act at the time – and titles include "Sidewalk Hobo", "The Migrant", "As The Crow Flies", "300 Pounds Of Hongry", "Beouf River Road", and "If I Ever Saw A Good Thing". Homemade Ice Cream is the last Warner Brother album by Tony Joe White, and a set that mixes the raw feel of his Monument Records years with these great laidback numbers that have a surprising amount of soul, and a nice undercurrent of funk! White's a powerhouse here – completely confident, but also able to relax into a groove even more than before – and the album's got some surprisingly sensitive acoustic guitar work that seems to show a whole new side of his charms. Titles include "Saturday Night In Oak Grove Louisiana", "California On My Mind", "Backwoods Preacher Man", "No News Is Good News", and "Did Somebody Make A Fool Out Of You". Package also features six non-LP singles – "Delta Love", "Lustful Earl & The Married Woman", "That On The Road Look", "Sign Of The Lion", "Don't Let The Door Hit You In The Butt", and "Wishful Thinking". CD

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VariousCopenhagen-Rio Non Stop – The Cream Of Danish Music With A Brazilian Flavour ... CD
Music Mecca (Denmark), 1970s. Used ... $13.99
An excellent compilation that should do for the under documented Danish scene of the 70s what the Glucklich compilations did for the German one! The set digs through a mess of rare wax that we've never seen before, locating some wonderful tracks from Denmark – 16 tasty tracks that all have a Braziliany groove to them, most with a sweet little 70s electric sound that makes the work even better. The set's as great as any work coming out of Brazil at the time – and it also reminds us of some of the excellent fusion work on MPS from the early 70s. Titles include "Misturada" by Finn Savery Trio, "Singing Spring" by Tinto Mara, "O A Le" by Christian Sievert Kvartet, "Tribute To Brazil" by Jens Winther Quintet, "Sambad" by Birgit Lystager, "Parlor Do Brazil" by Lise Reinau, and a version of "Bim Bom" done by Tania Maria and Niels-Henning Orsted Pedersen! Great stuff, and a wonderful slice of lost music! CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousHistory Of Swedish Jazz Vol 6 – 1947 to 1951 – Cream Of The Crop (3 CD set) ... CD
Caprice (Sweden), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used 3 CDs ... $14.99
CD

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✨✧ Nice & SmoothFunky For You (voc, dub, inst, rmx, rmx inst)/No Bones In Ice Cream ... 12-inch
Fresh, 1990. Sealed (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
"Funky For You", from the height of Nice & Smooth's skills, has the same type of humor and product as "D.W.Y.C.K.", done with Gang Starr. And the verses have been sampled by lots of other MC's, including the chorus for "Just To Get A Rep." The bonus here is the B-side only "No Bones In Ice Cream". It's a little more mellow than the usual Nice & Smooth track, but still one of our favorites – with the same sense of humor over a nice simple piano line. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing, with hype sticker..)

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PonytailIce Cream Spiritual ... CD
We Are Free, 2008. Used ... Just Sold Out!
CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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✨✧ Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights ... LP
A&M, 1965. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Trumpety magic from Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – a record that's known not only for its classic cover of a model dipped in whipped cream, but also for it's tremendously groovy groove! The Tijuana sound is very firmly in place by the time of this set – Mexican-inspired, but compressed down into a sweet little LA groove in that magical A&M way – never too over the top, done in a way that takes a previously-hokey brassy sound, and smoothes it out for the Now Sound generation! Titles include the hit single "Whipped Cream", plus "Taste Of Honey", "Green Peppers", "Bittersweet Samba", "Lemon Tree", "Ladyfingers", and "Butterball". LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some pencil.)

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✨✧ American Cream TeamIt's Not A Game (clean, dirty, acapella, inst) ... 12-inch
Loud, 2000. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Yet another piece of the Wu empire, with Raekwon and RZA, from the Black & White soundtrack. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ CreamDisraeli Gears ... LP
Atco, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The classic – with "Strange Brew", "Sunshine Of Your Love", "Tales Of Brave Ulysses", and "Take It Back". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on RSO. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ RaekwonIce Cream (LP, inst)/Incarcerated Scarfaces (LP, inst) ... 12-inch
Loud, 1995. Used (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two tracks from "Only Built For Cuban Linx", still one of the best Wu-associated LPs. Production from RZA at the height of his skills. "Ice Cream", the song that inspired all those 'ice cream flavor' t-shirts, features Ghost Face, Method Man, and Cappadonna (then known as Cappacino) and is one of the funnier hip hop 'love songs' in a while. Now to track down the newly discovered Earl Klugh sample. . . 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ CreamLive Cream Vol 2 ... LP
Polydor/Atco, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Rubber BandCream Songbook ... LP
GRT, Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the great "songbook" albums by the Rubber Band – and a very different set than their better-known Hendrix record! As you'd guess by the title, this session has the group taking on Cream – performing instrumental versions of some of the group's most groove-heavy tunes, but doing so in a way that avoids the risk of falling short of Eric Clapton's guitar work – by just not using much guitar at all! Instead, the versions of the tunes are funkily baroque – still with heavy Ginger Baker-styled drums on the bottom, but often using strings and woodwinds in weird ways to carry the rest of the tune. The approach is almost like some of the best Brit Easy records from the time – with a full orchestral sound thinned into a tight rock funk groove! The set's got an especially great version of "Strange Brew", with organ that sounds like it could be played by Alan Hawkshaw – plus the tracks "White Room", "Deserted Cities Of The Heart", "Toad", "We're Going Wrong", "Those Were The Days", "Sunshine Of Your Love", and "Sweet Wine". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Bionic BoogieHot Butterfly (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Polydor/FTG, 1978. New Copy ... $15.99 16.98
A dancefloor classic! The album's the second by Gregg Diamond's Bionic Boogie, and head and shoulders above the rest – a sublime blend of soul and club that's hardly been matched again! Diamond manages to make things groove, but never loses sight of the soulful styles that make the record so great – and works here with key contributions from a young Luther Vandross, who gives the album some of the same strong vocal arrangements he brought to his own first two albums on Atlantic! Luther sings lead on the album's legendary track "Hot Butterfly", and works in a group with Cissy Houston on other tracks – sweetly soaring with vocals that go far beyond most disco efforts of the time. Simply sublime, and with classics that include "Hot Butterfly", "Paradise", "Cream (Always Rises To The Top)", "Chains", and "When The Sh*t Hits The Fan (Rocket Pocket)". Includes 4 bonus cuts too – "Hot Butterfly (Jim Burgess disco rmx)", "Chains (Gregg Diamond spectacular rmx)", "Fess Up To The Boogie (Gregg Diamond disco rmx)", and "Chains (Jim Burgess disco rmx)". CD

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Jack BruceThings We Like ... LP
Atco, 1968. Very Good ... $34.99
Quite possibly the best of the solo albums by ex-Cream bassist Jack Bruce – recorded immediately after the breakup of the band, with a great jazz-based lineup that includes John McLaughlin on guitar, Dick Heckstall-Smith on reeds, and Jon Hiseman on drums. The set's totally instrumental – and the choppy reed work of Heckstall-Smith is the strongest asset of the album, as he virtually sets the tone for a whole generation of European funky honkers to come for the next 10 years. Bruce's bass work is great too – and really pushes the album into some great moments, a few of which actually get a bit funky! Titles include "Over The Cliff", "Statues", "Sam's Sack", "Rill's Thrills", "Hckhh Blues", "Ballad For Arthur", and "Things We Like". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sonny CrissJazz In Paris – Mr Blues Pour Flirter ... CD
Universal (France), 1963. New Copy ... $11.99
Some of the rarest work ever by Sonny Criss – and a key link between his LA bop sides of the mid 50s, and his Prestige comeback sides of the late 60s! The CD features tracks from a rare album that Criss cut in Paris during the early 60s, while he was living in the city and working with the cream of its jazz players. This all-star set has Criss blowing some wonderfully soulful alto in a combo that includes Georges Arvanitas on organ and piano, Rene Thomas on guitar, Pierre Michelot on bass, and Philippe Combelle on drums. The original album is one of the rarest sides we've ever found ourselves looking for over the years – and it's wonderful to have the material back out again with such great fidelity! It's wonderful to hear Criss blowing with an organ/guitar group – but even the piano tracks are pretty darn great. Titles include "Early & Later (parts 1 & 2)", "St Louis Blues", "Once In a While", "Green Dolphin Street", and "Day Dream". CD
Also available Jazz In Paris – Mr Blues Pour Flirter ... CD 4.99

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Sonny CrissJazz In Paris – Mr Blues Pour Flirter ... CD
Universal (France), 1963. Used ... $4.99
Some of the rarest work ever by Sonny Criss – and a key link between his LA bop sides of the mid 50s, and his Prestige comeback sides of the late 60s! The CD features tracks from a rare album that Criss cut in Paris during the early 60s, while he was living in the city and working with the cream of its jazz players. This all-star set has Criss blowing some wonderfully soulful alto in a combo that includes Georges Arvanitas on organ and piano, Rene Thomas on guitar, Pierre Michelot on bass, and Philippe Combelle on drums. The original album is one of the rarest sides we've ever found ourselves looking for over the years – and it's wonderful to have the material back out again with such great fidelity! It's wonderful to hear Criss blowing with an organ/guitar group – but even the piano tracks are pretty darn great. Titles include "Early & Later (parts 1 & 2)", "St Louis Blues", "Once In a While", "Green Dolphin Street", and "Day Dream". CD
Also available Jazz In Paris – Mr Blues Pour Flirter ... CD 11.99

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Tyrone DavisHome Wrecker ... CD
Dakar/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $21.99
Tyrone Davis never seems to miss – and even on an overlooked Brunswick album like this, he still sounds better than most of his contemporaries! Davis is really able to blend both deep soul roots and more sophisticated phrasing – at a level that helped transform the sound of southern soul in the 70s! Even though Tyrone himself hailed from Chicago, he has a vibe here that clearly informs new modes from singers like George McCrae, Johnny Taylor, and many others who'd move in the same direction that Davis had been handling this well for years. Arrangement and production are by the cream of the Brunswick stable – talents that include Carl Davis, Willie Henderson, Monk Higgins, and Otis Leavill – and titles include the great cut "Homewreckers", written by Sam Dees and Tyrone – plus "Was I Just A Fool", "How Could I Forget You", "It Aint' Me No More", "This Time", and "After All This Time". CD

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Jimmy Deuchar, Don Rendell, Phil Seamen, & OthersMusic In The Making ... CD
Jasmine (UK), 1954. Used ... $7.99
Hard jamming British bop – recorded in 1954, and originally issued on 2 Vogue 7" eps, and one Vogue 10" LP, all titled Music In the Making, and featuring players who were then among the cream of the crop of strong young British jazz players. The album features varying groupings of players that include trumpeter Jimmy Deuchar, saxophonists Don Rendell, Jimmy Skidmore, and Ronnie Ross, pianist Derek Smith, and the legendary drummer Phil Seamen. The work is quite strong, and the group's are very coherent, even with the changed-up players – and the CD also features some strong original material, including the titles "Icefall", "Mountain Sunset", "Best Koller", "Straw Thatch", and "Presque Cabin". CD

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✨✧ Raheem DeVaughnLove Sex Passion ... CD
E One, 2015. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
Always-great work from Raheem DeVaughn – an artist who seems to spin out records with effortless ease, but always makes music that sounds totally wonderful! There's a flurry of song snippets and sound at the start of this one – almost as if Raheem's shuffling through his emotive memory bank, before launching into the rock-solid tracks that build the album together – all with a warm, seductive style that never promises to be anything it's not – and which is stated by DeVaughn proudly in the album's title! Heck, you've gotta love a record that's marketed with a warning – "Opening this CD will cause the population to spike" – and when it comes from Raheem, we might well believe it. Titles include "Black Ice Cream", "Father Rock Lovin", "Countdown To Love", "When You Love Somebody", "Miss Your Sex", "Strip", and "Never Never Land". CD

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Eric DolphyIron Man ... LP
Douglas/Celluloid, 1962. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
A seminal set from Eric Dolphy – one of his most perfectly realized moments at the head of a larger ensemble – and a record that definitely set the tone for countless spiritual jazz sessions of the 70s! Dolphy recorded this session for Alan Douglas in 1962, and it features a larger array of players than you'll find on most of his records for other labels – the cream of the "new thing" players that were around New York at the time, including Bobby Hutcherson on vibes, Woody Shaw on trumpet, Prince Lasha on flute, Sonny Simmons on alto, and even Clifford Jordan on soprano sax – making a rare appearance on record on that instrument! Together, the players create a set of soundscapes that lies somewhere between Dolphy's Out To Lunch album, and some of the more modernist work by Mingus – a stunning batch of tracks that go out, but never too far. Titles include "Ode to CP", "Burning Spear", "Iron Man", and "Mandrake". LP, Vinyl record album

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Doris DrewDoris Drew Rarities (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
SSJ (Japan), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $21.99
A range of rare recordings from singer Doris Drew – a vocalist we only know from one full album, but who also made some of these appearances as a guest on other instrumental dates! Doris has a great approach – one that's slightly warmer than the ice blondes of the west coast scene of the 50s, yet which often carries some of the same modern elements too – supported here by work from players who include John Williams on piano, Don Fagerquist on trumpet, and Herb Geller on alto – plus arrangements from Williams, Jack Fascinato, David Caroll, and Lew Raymonde. Titles include "He's My Guy", "Tea For Two", "I Cried For You", "Pennies From Heaven", "Put The Blame On Mame", "You're The Cream In My Coffee", and "Be My Lovin Baby". CD

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Ella FitzgeraldSunshine Of Your Love (180 gram pressing) ... LP
MPS/Edel (Germany), 1969. New Copy ... $44.99
Very cool, very groovy, and one of Ella Fitzgerald's hippest albums of the 60s! The set was recorded in San Francisco in the late 60s, but was issued by MPS in Germany as proof that the label always had an ear for bringing something different out of a mainstream artist. And although live, the album's got a romping, hard grooving style that's filled with plenty of soul – arranged surprisingly by Tommy Flanagan, with a bouncing, bottom-end groove that even gets a bit funky at times! The centerpiece of the album is Ella's funky cover of the title cut – Cream's big hit "Sunshine Of Your Love" – proof that even an old gal can get funky with the right material! Other tracks include "This Girl's In Love With You", "Watch What Happens", "House Is Not A Home", and "Hey Jude". LP, Vinyl record album

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Chico HamiltonChico Hamilton Trio – Introducing The Piano Of Freddie Gambrell ... LP
World Pacific, 1958. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Very early work from Chico – recorded in a piano trio mode that predates his more famous chamber quintet – working with pianist Freddie Gambrell and bassist Ben Tucker on a set of tunes that are mostly standards, and a few bluesy piano explorations. Titles include "Ex Ray's Friends", "Reservation Blues", "These Foolish Things", "You're The Cream In My Coffee", "Five Minutes More", and "Midnight Sun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label World Pacific pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small cutout hole, some light tape on the seam – but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ HasstyleIn Da Bronx (clean, street, inst)/Ordinary Life (clean, street, inst) ... 12-inch
Hoodlum Entertainment, Early 2000s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
"Ordinary Life" features BI Cream. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Eddie KendricksGoin' Up In Smoke ... CD
Tamla (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $22.99
A soaring set from the great Eddie Kendricks – and a record that brings his Detroit roots into play with the best Philly grooves of the time – thanks to production from the mighty Norman Harris! Harris works with the cream of the crop of the Sigma Sound scene, and cooks up these beautifully flowing grooves for Eddie – clubby tracks that work perfectly for his sublime vocal approach, mixed with some wonderful mellow moments that have this really heartbreaking intensity – maybe even a bit more depth than some of Kendricks' previous few records. A great example of this is the wonderful cut "The Newness Is Gone" – among other killer tracks that include "Born Again", "Sweet Tenderoni", "Don't Put Off Until Tomorrow", and the great "To You From Me". CD

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Preston LovePreston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q ... CD
Kent/BGP (UK), 1969. Used ... $8.99
A funky party all the way through – and the one and only album we've ever seen from Johnny Otis main tenor player in the 60s! The set's got a vibe that's much funkier than some of Johnny's own records of previous years – and really shows that looser, more open style he was bringing to his ensemble at the time – and in addition to Preston's tenor, the set's also got work by a young Shuggie Otis – who's really wailing with some trippy licks on guitar! The overall feel is very much in the funky 45 mode – and most cuts are instrumentals, occasionally with a bluesy twist – and one number – "Cool Ade" – has a hip call-response vocal that's mighty nice! Other titles are equally sweet – and include "Hoe Cakes & Sorghum", "Cream Dream", "Neck Bones", "Chili Mac", and "Pot Likker". CD
Also available Preston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q (180 gram pressing) ... LP 19.99

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Preston LovePreston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Kent/BGP (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
A funky party all the way through – and the one and only album we've ever seen from Johnny Otis main tenor player in the 60s! The set's got a vibe that's much funkier than some of Johnny's own records of previous years – and really shows that looser, more open style he was bringing to his ensemble at the time – and in addition to Preston's tenor, the set's also got work by a young Shuggie Otis – who's really wailing with some trippy licks on guitar! The overall feel is very much in the funky 45 mode – and most cuts are instrumentals, occasionally with a bluesy twist – and one number – "Cool Ade" – has a hip call-response vocal that's mighty nice! Other titles are equally sweet – and include "Hoe Cakes & Sorghum", "Cream Dream", "Neck Bones", "Chili Mac", and "Pot Likker". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Preston Love's Omaha Bar-B-Q ... CD 8.99

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ManhattansThat's How Much I Love You (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/FTG, 1974. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Sublime work from The Manhattans – who are on top of the world at this point! The group's harmonies are excellent, a bit rough in the best parts – ala Harold Melvin & The Blue Notes during the Teddy Pendergrass years – but also capable of tremendous strength when forged together, which happens often on the album's tight set of Philly-produced tracks. Bobby Martin arranged the material, and backing is by the cream of Sigma Sound – a perfect backdrop for gems like "Don't Take Your Love From Me", "That's How Much I Love You", "Summertime In The City", "Strange Old World", and "I Don't Want To Pay The Price Of Losing You". CD features two bonus tracks – "Don't Take Your Love From Me (single)" and "Summertime In The City (single)". CD

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✨✧ Steve Miller BandYour Saving Grace ... LP
Capitol, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
The Steve Miller Band is firmly down to a trio here – and they've never sounded better – thanks to completely kickass drums from Tim Davis, and some heavy heavy bass from Lonnie Turner – both of whom work with Miller in a style that's almost an American answer to the music of Cream from the UK! The vocals have this great way of laying down amidst the guitar, bass, and drums – and although rooted in blues, the music is so much more – especially since it's got an unbridled energy that always has the best tunes really taking off. Titles include "Baby's House", "Motherless Children", "Last Wombat In Mecca", "Your Saving Grace", "Just A Passin Fancy", and "Feel So Glad". LP, Vinyl record album
(Lime green label pressing. Cover has ring & edge wear and a light stain inside the gatefold.)

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Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement ... CD
Now Again, 1976. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
Some of the heaviest work to come from the African scene of the 70s – the initial offering of the Ngozi Family – a group who clearly take strong inspiration from the Cream years of the UK scene, but who also come across with a grittier, punkier vibe overall – thanks to lean, stripped-down instrumentation and some very sharp drums! The drums rattle out underneath the magnificent fuzzy guitar lines in the lead – almost with this compressed quality that recalls Thin Lizzy at their funkier moments – but much more raw, stripped-down, and unpolished – so that the English language lyrics burst out with a really biting sound! The record's one of the first in the Zamrock tradition, and is still one of the best – a set that deserves to be in any collection of hard rock, proto-punk, and even funk rock from the 70s. Titles include "I Wanna Know", "Day Of Judgement", "We Wonna Give It To Her", "Tikondane", and "Let Me Know". CD comes in a great book-style cover – and features the bonus tracks "We Were Not Told", "She Looks So Crazy", "I've Been Looking For You", and "Sunka Mulamu". CD
Also available Day Of Judgement (with bonus EP & download) ... LP 28.99

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Ngozi FamilyDay Of Judgement (with bonus EP & download) ... LP
Now Again, 1976. New Copy 2 LPs ... $28.99 29.98
Some of the heaviest work to come from the African scene of the 70s – the initial offering of the Ngozi Family – a group who clearly take strong inspiration from the Cream years of the UK scene, but who also come across with a grittier, punkier vibe overall – thanks to lean, stripped-down instrumentation and some very sharp drums! The drums rattle out underneath the magnificent fuzzy guitar lines in the lead – almost with this compressed quality that recalls Thin Lizzy at their funkier moments – but much more raw, stripped-down, and unpolished – so that the English language lyrics burst out with a really biting sound! The record's one of the first in the Zamrock tradition, and is still one of the best – a set that deserves to be in any collection of hard rock, proto-punk, and even funk rock from the 70s. Titles include "I Wanna Know", "Day Of Judgement", "We Wonna Give It To Her", "Tikondane", and "Let Me Know". Limited version comes with a bonus piece of vinyl – including the tracks "We Were Not Told", "She Looks So Crazy", "I've Been Looking For You", and "Sunka Mulamu". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes a download card.)
Also available Day Of Judgement ... CD 15.99

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Peter & GordonIn London For Tea ... LP
Capitol, 1967. Very Good- ... $2.99
Groovy 60s Brit pop from the team of Peter Asher and Gordon Waller – two cats who have a way of drawing on the harmonies of the Merseybeat generation, then sending the tunes home with a bit more individual charm! Most tracks here are hits from other artists – both British and American – but the pair really add their own approach that makes the music mighty nice – a style that sometimes echoes the approach of Chad & Jeremy, but also reaches for some of the soul of the Righteous Brothers too. Arrangements are usually simple and not that gimmicky – leaving lots of room for the vocals to take the lead – but there's also a nice sense of bounce that keeps things playful throughout. Titles include "Sunday For Tea", "The Jokers", "I'm Your Puppet", "Red Cream & Velvet", and "Stop Look & Listen" – plus the excellent "London At Night". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has wide clear tape on the bottom seam, a peeled strip on front, and a small sticker on back.)
 
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Bama LamasGoing Up? (with download) ... LP
Bama Lamas, 2014. New Copy ... $7.99
Rowdy, vintage R&B-fueled rockers from The Bama Lamas – a contemporary Chicago band with a retro sound, akin to late 50s though mid 60s ragers from The Burnette Brothers to Screamin' Jay Hawkins and lots in between – and they make it sound fresh and vital! A couple of the Bama Lamas also serve as band members for the legendary Andre Williams, if you need any more evidence to their authenticity – and the tracks include "Tell Ya Once", "(Do) The Hurt", "Sugar Snap", "Sambuca", "(Do) The Crab", "Hunger", "Goin' Out", "Hungry Teenage Wolfman", "Monkey Bump", "Ghost Of The Voodoo King", "No More" and more. Recorded in mono – glorious mono! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes code for digital download.)

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✨✧ Black Smoke (aka Smoke)Black Smoke ... LP
Chocolate City, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
This group were one of a number to use the name Smoke during the 70s – but at some point they were forced to change their name to Black Smoke, and you'll see the record listed both ways, but with the same cover. The band's a mixed ensemble of funk players – and they've got a sound that begins with a bass-heavy Average White Band groove, but moves into some more sophisticated playing with plenty of jazz funk touches. No surprise that the album's produced by Wayne Henderson, who handled some of the best jazz funk of the 70s – and in a way, the group probably sounds more like Pleasure (who Henderson also produced) than anyone else. The album features the extremely catchy soul tune "What Goes Around Comes Around", which has sweet ensemble vocals riffing along in a jazzy groove – plus the tracks "Screamin", "There It Is", "Freedom Of The Mind", and "Turn This Thing Around". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Budos BandMagus Mountain/Vertigo ... 7-inch
Daptone, 2015. New Copy ... $4.99 7.99
One of those funky 45s you can tell will be great – just by looking at the surface of the grooves! The tune starts out all compressed and trebly at the start – with fuzzy guitar over a spare rhythm, which then gets full and funky once the cut gets going – but then takes this great break about two-thirds of the way through, relaxing its Ethio-styled funk for a sparer, spacey bit that features more cool guitar before getting funky again! "Vertigo" is even trippier – almost Ventures at the start, filtered through the psych generation – then much more Afro-styled in the rhythms, with these weird distorted screaming horns! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Burnt SugarSirens Return – Keep It Real 'Til It Flatlines ... CD
Trugroid, 2001. Used ... $5.99
The first part in Burnt Sugar's 2001 trilogy – a darkly jamming effort that's located somewhere at the "intersection of Stockhausen and Shorter"! The guitars are very strongly in the lead on this one – sounding almost like a Glen Branca-driven jamband, as Vernon Reid, Rene Akhan, Morgan Michael Craft, and Kirk Douglass jam like mad, and create dark waves of sound with a slightly soulful edge. Titles include "The Sirens Return", "Screamin Arthur Zafa", "Castles Made Of Sand", and "Two Bass Blipsch". CD

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Gene ChandlerLive On Stage In 65 (aka Live At The Regal) ... LP
Constellation, 1965. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
This landmark live recording by the great Chicago soul singer Gene Chandler is one of the first-ever true live sets by a soul star, and a record that rival's James Brown's Live At the Apollo for true energy and excitement. Recorded live at Chicago's Regal Theater for the long-gone Constellation Records, this set's an amazing batch of tracks performed with more emotion and soul than Gene ever had in the studio, and the crowd's a wild batch of kids who are totally over the top with enthusiasm. The classic version of "Rainbow '65" on here is enough proof of that, what with it's stretched out harmonies, mind-blowing falsetto, and crazy crowd screaming – but there's lots more on here that will prove that Gene was one of the best-ever Chicago singers, including "Song Called Soul", "Just Be True", and "What Now". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ornette ColemanTomorrow Is The Question! ... LP
Contemporary/OJC, 1959. New Copy (reissue)... $15.99 17.99
Tomorrow may be the question, but the record screams "today!" – and even this many years after its recording, this early set by Ornette Coleman has an energy and presence that cannot be denied! The sound here is kind of a rougher take on the mode that would gel more strongly on Ornette's Atlantic albums – but even so, it's still incredibly fresh, and well worth seeking out – especially as an example of the sharper edges that were bursting forth from the once-cool west coast scene! Coleman's on alto sax and Don Cherry is on trumpet – but they're not joined by their more familiar associates, and are instead working with a more conventional rhythm team that includes either Percy Heath or Red Mitchell on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums – all clearly trying to make a bit of sense of Ornette's approach here, but in a way that also creates a great sense of tension on the record! Tracks are shortish, with great solos by Ornette and Cherry – and titles include "Tomorrow Is The Question", "Endless", "Rejoicing", "Lorraine", "Turnaround", "Tears Inside", and "Giggin". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Tomorrow Is the Question! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 13.99

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Ornette ColemanTomorrow Is the Question! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Contemporary (Japan), 1959. Used ... $13.99
Tomorrow may be the question, but the record screams "today!" – and even this many years after its recording, this early set by Ornette Coleman has an energy and presence that cannot be denied! The sound here is kind of a rougher take on the mode that would gel more strongly on Ornette's Atlantic albums – but even so, it's still incredibly fresh, and well worth seeking out – especially as an example of the sharper edges that were bursting forth from the once-cool west coast scene! Coleman's on alto sax and Don Cherry is on trumpet – but they're not joined by their more familiar associates, and are instead working with a more conventional rhythm team that includes either Percy Heath or Red Mitchell on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums – all clearly trying to make a bit of sense of Ornette's approach here, but in a way that also creates a great sense of tension on the record! Tracks are shortish, with great solos by Ornette and Cherry – and titles include "Tomorrow Is The Question", "Endless", "Rejoicing", "Lorraine", "Turnaround", "Tears Inside", and "Giggin". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
Also available Tomorrow Is The Question! ... LP 15.99
 
 
 



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