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Donald Byrd & 125th StreetLove Has Come Around – The Elektra Anthology 1978 to 1982 ... CD
Elektra/Big Break (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $15.99
A great chapter in the career of trumpeter Donald Byrd – his post-Blue Note work with the group 125th Street NYC – which is kind of a second chapter to the jazzy fusion style he developed at the start of the 70s! This time around, there's an equal emphasis on soul and jazz – often with some strong vocals in the lead, but also plenty of room for Donald to stretch out and serve up the kind of perfect solos he worked out with the Mizell Brothers in the years before – modes that are continued here with some great guest help from singers and musicians who include Syreeta, Isaac Hayes, Jim Gilstrap, Wah Wah Watson, and Greg Phillinganes! If you like Donald Byrd albums like Places & Spaces or Stepping Into Tomorrow, you'll find that the sound here is a continuation of that mode – taken into the leaner funk territory that would come to play in the 80s. 2CD set features almost all the best tracks from those years, including some single mixes too – and titles include "Thank You For Funking Up My Life (12" disco version)", "Marilyn", "Butterfly", "Gold The Moon White The Sun", "Sexy Dancer", "Love Has Come Around", "Loving You", "Love For Sale", "Star Trippin", "I Love You", "Midnight", "Your Love Is My Ecstasy", "Have You Heard The News", "People Suppose To Be Free", "Morning", "I'm Coming Home", "Sunning In Your Love Shine", "Everyday", "Falling", "So Much In Love", and "Forbidden Love". CD

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Judy HenskeJudy Henske – The Elektra Albums (Judy Henske/High Flying Bird) ... CD
Elektra/Ace (UK), 1963/1964. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
A great two-fer – a pair of albums from the very cool Judy Henske – back to back on a single CD! First up is the self-titled Elektra debut from Judy Henske – an enigmatic 60s figure with a style that lie somewhere between jazz, blues, and folk! Given the mix, Henske was a perfect fit for the early sound of Elektra Records – who give her plenty of freedom here to really do her thing – not just singing, but also speaking in between songs, as part of the live setting of the record – with an approach that really hints at the pre-hippie qualities of her scene! Some of the dialogue is quite frank, very down to earth – and provides a wonderful contrast to the tighter, sharper approach of her vocals – especially when they're set up with jazzy backings from Onzy Matthews. Other tunes features a smaller group – with John Forsha on guitar, Jimmy Bond on bass, and John Ewing on trombone – on titles that include "Hooka Tooka", "Ballad Of Little Romy", "Low Down Alligator", "Salvation Army Song", "Love Henry", and "Lilly Langtree". High Flying Bird features ultra-cool work from Judy Henske – a singer who's not quite folk, not quite jazz, and whose groundbreaking style here provides a strong platform for styles and generations to come! At this point, Judy's almost in territory that's like the Jim Kweskin/Maria Muldaur side of the universe – a very conscious blend of roots and blues, jazz and folk – but with a style that's even hipper than that other pair, and this edge that shows that Judy, at least, is really ready for the flower power generation to happen – and is trying to do her best here with using an earlier aesthetic to get things going. Backing is by a small group with Jack Marshall on guitar and John Forsha on twelve-string guitar – on titles that include "Charlotte Town", "Buckeye Jim", "High Flying Bird", "Columbus Stockade", "Baltimore Oriole", "Lonely Train", and "God Bless The Child". CD

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Lee RitenourRio (Elektra) ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Very Good ... $2.99
Smooth jazzy fusion from Lee Ritenour – a classic set that was originally only released in Japan, part of the underground Japanese Fusion movement of the late 70s, famous for groove hounds for that added level of soul that often wasn't showing up in American releases at the time! The album was recorded in both Rio and LA – with work by a mixture of Brazilian and American fusion players, including Chico Batera, Oscar Castro Neves, Alex Acuna, Don Grusin, Dave Grusin, Steve Forman, and Marcus Miller. Includes the smooth funk classic "A Little Bit Of This & A Little Bit Of That", plus the cuts "Simplicidad", "Rainbow", "Rio Funk", "San Juan Sunset", and "Ipanema Sol". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Earth OperaComplete Elektra Recordings – Earth Opera/The Great American Eagle Tragedy ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1968/1969. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent work by a near-forgotten act that blossomed briefly at the end of the 60s folk-rock boom – the incredible Earth Opera, a group that tied together many styles into a rich and unique sound! Both the albums on this set came out of the crumbling Boston scene of the late 60s – showing echoes of that city's optimistic folk scene of the earlier part of the decade, sliding into the more introspective musings of the singer/songwriter era. The group was the brainchild of singer/guitarist Peter Rowan, but also featured quite a bit of support from a young David Grisman – playing here on mandolin, piano, and a bit of alto sax. The tracks are folksy, but with lots of jazzy undercurrents – almost in a Tim Buckley mode at times, but with themes that are farther reaching, and often more political. The set brings together both of the group's albums for Elektra, plus two singles – and titles include "The Red Sox Are Winning", "As It Is Before", "Dreamless", "Home To You", "Sanctuary From The Law", "All Winter Long", and "Roast Beef Love". CD

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✨✧ Stalk Forrest GroupSt Cecelia – The Elektra Recordings ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A treasure trove of unreleased material from the Stalk Forrest Group – one full album, other bonus tracks, and their only ever single – all compiled together in a sweet set that documents the pre-history of Blue Oyster Cult! These guys aren't as sinister as in their BOC years, but definitely have a great way with a guitar line – spinning things out in a sweet, compressed mode that really brings a tightness to the tunes – yet still respects some of the rootsier undercurrents. Vocals have a bit more twang than later, but in a catchy late 60s way – and the original songs on the album – mostly by Richard Meltzer and Allen Lanier – are all pretty great. Titles include "What Is Quicksand", "Gil Blanco County", "Donovan's Monkey", "Ragamuffin Dumplin", "St Cecilia", "Arthur Comics", and "Curse Of The Hidden Mirrors" – plus some demo and original versions too, some from the time the group was named Oxaca. CD
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Atomic RoosterDeath Walks Behind You ... LP
Elektra, 1970. Very Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Bad CompanyOriginal Bad Company Anthology ... CD
Elektra, 1970s/1980s. Used 2 CDs ... $15.99
... CD
(Out of print, slipcover has some edgewear.)

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Beats InternationalChange Your Mind (giant club mix/ragga reprise, ragga dub, cook's mix, prento mix, daou piano dub) ... 12-inch
Elektra/Go Beat, 1990. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ BelchiorParaiso ... LP
Elektra (Brazil), 1982. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Titles include "Bela", "O Cor Do Cacau", "Paraiso", "Monologo Das Grandezas Do Brasil", "Do Mar Do Ceu Do Campo", and "Rima Da Prosa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes inner sleeve.)

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Ruben Blades Y Son Del SolarAntecedente ... LP
Elektra, 1988. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes original inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and factory stickers.)

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Billy Bragg & WilcoMermaid Avenue – The Complete Sessions (3CDs & DVD) ... CD
Elektra, Late 90s. Used 3CD & DVD ... $14.99
Billy Bragg & Wilco's excellent spin on the Woody Guthrie songbook – collected in full on this excellent set featuring both volumes of Mermaid Avenue and the accompanying DVD. CD

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Dollar BrandAfrican Marketplace ... LP
Elektra, 1980. Very Good+ ... $7.99
One of Dollar Brand's more ambitious albums – featuring a larger group of players than usual, working through some compositions that have as much life and spirit as might be implied by the title! The group includes Brand on keyboards, conga, and soprano sax – plus work by Carlos Ward on sax, Gary Chandler on trumpet, Craig Harris on trombone, Cecil McBee on bass, and Dwayne Armstrong on tenor. Titles include "Whoza Mtwana", "The Homecoming Song", "Anthem For The New Nation", "African Marketplace", and "Moniebah". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Brand NubianPunks Jump Up To Get Beat Down (clean, dirty, inst, rmx, rmx inst) ... 12-inch
Elektra, 1992. Very Good (pic cover)... $6.99
Another remix with new lyrics by Diamond D. "...John Wayne couldn't even stand the reign of the Tec." 12-inch, Vinyl record
(German pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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BreadLost Without Your Love ... LP
Elektra, 1977. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Tim BuckleyGoodbye & Hello (180 gram pressing – mono) ... LP
Elektra/Mono, 1967. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
Easily one of our favorite albums by Tim Buckley – and a record that really opens up with some key jazzy touches! Buckley's still got his roots in folk here, and his vocals are yet to hit the extremes of Starsailor or Lorca – but there's also a new sense of inflection to the way he puts over the lyrics, shaded in by use of vibes, kalimba, harmonium, and harpsichord – the latter two of which are played on the session by Don Randi! Tracks are relatively short, but high in concept – and include the protest song "No Man Can Find The War", plus "Hallucinations", "Phantasmagoria In Two", "Carnival Song", "Pleasant Street", "Morning Glory", and "Goodbye & Hello". LP, Vinyl record album
(50th Anniversary pressing – mono version on 180 gram vinyl!)

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Tim BuckleyHappy Sad (180 gram red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Elektra/4 Men With Beards, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 23.99
One of Tim Buckley's greatest albums ever – thanks to some incredible work by Dave Friedman on vibes! Friedman's sound really brings out the jazziness in Buckley's writing and phrasing – making for a beautiful blend with the album's 12 string guitar work and acoustic percussion – and giving the album a feel that's unlike any other from the time! Tim's in top form here, and is neither too emotional nor too full of himself. Nearly every cut's a gem, but our faves are "Strange Feelin" "Gypsy Woman", and "Love from Room 109 at the Islander". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 450 – on red vinyl!)

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✨✧ Busta RhymesDo My Thing (clean, DJ Scratch rmx clean, inst, DJ Scratch rmx inst)/Abandon Ship (clean, DJ Scratch rmx clean, inst, DJ Scratch rmx inst) ... 12-inch
Elektra, 1996. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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Busta RhymesFire (amended, album, inst) ... 12-inch
Elektra, 2000. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Busta RhymesWoo-Hah (album, world wide rmx & inst, Jay-Dee bounce rmx, other sh#t & inst, DJ Scratch Albany Projects rmx)/Everything Remains Raw (album, ... 12-inch
Elektra, 1996. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Two of our favorite cuts off The Coming LP. Loads of mixes that'll fill the dancefloor and which are also nice hip hop tracks. Lots of guest appearances by Ol' Dirty Bastard, Rampage The Last Boy Scout, and DJ Scratch Albany Projects! We didn't have room to list it above, but there's also an instrumental to "Everything Remains Raw". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Black vinyl pressing in a stickered sleeve.)

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Butterfield Blues BandButterfield Blues Band Live ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1970. Used ... $12.99
A smoking live set from the Butterfield Blues Band – and like all the group's work, as much of a jazz and soul album as a blues one! Butterfield drew his inspiration from the Chicago bluesmen, it's true – but his style also has plenty of echoes of New Orleans soul, Memphis R&B, and other strands of American work – in a mode that's quite similar to some of the changes that were going on in the British beat group scene at the end of the 60s. The lineup here features some really nice touches on sax from Trevor Lawrence and Gene Dinwiddie – and the live setting only seems to loosen all the players up even more than usual, and let them hit a few nice funky moments. Titles include "Get Together Again", "Love Disease", "The Boxer", "No Amount Of Loving", "Driftin & Driftin", "Number Nine", and "Born Under A Bad Sign". CD
(Out of print.)

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Butterfield Blues BandResurrection Of Pigboy Crabshaw ... LP
Elektra, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on Sundazed.)

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Terry CallierFire On Ice ... LP
Elektra, 1978. Very Good ... $8.99
One of the great albums from Terry Callier's "second chapter" on record – a time when he was working for Elektra Records, and doing work that was a bit straighter soul than before – and also slightly jazzy as well! The record's kind of a mix of jazzy grooves and smoother soul – typical for the fusion division of Elektra at the time, where Callier's hard-to-peg work was relegated. There's some really great songs on the record – and although the arrangements sometimes lack the sensitivity of the Cadet scorings of earlier years, they're still pretty great from a modern soul perspective. Richard Evans is producing and arranging the session, and Terry's still got help from a lot of Chicago friends like Minnie Riperton, Eddie Harris, and Phil Upchurch – all of whom help to keep the album relatively strong. Titles include some really nice originals, like "African Violet" and "Butterfly", both of which are some of Terry's best compositions from the time – plus "Love Two Love", "Martin St Martin", "Street Fever", and "Be A Believer". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cutout hole and a light stain at the bottom.)

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John CampbellHowlin' Mercy ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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John CampbellOne Believer ... CD
Elektra, 1991. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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✨✧ CarsCandy-O ... LP
Elektra, 1979. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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