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Butterfield Blues BandOriginal Lost Elektra Sessions ... CD
Elektra, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
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Donald Byrd & 125th StreetLove Has Come Around – The Elektra Anthology 1978 to 1982 ... CD
Elektra/Big Break (UK), New Copy ... About March 3, 2017
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LeviathanLeviathan – The Legendary Lost Elektra Album (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/Grapefruit (UK), 1969. New Copy ... $14.99
The full release of an album that never saw the light of day back in 1969 – a great first outing from UK group Leviathan, but one that got pulled from the Elektra release schedule at the last minute! Fortunately, the whole thing's been rediscovered and brought back out into the light – and the album's got a quality level that's really jaw-dropping – right up there with some of the group's best Brit contemporaries who were really pushing past the blues-influenced rock of a few years before – a mode that's not quite psych, not quite hard rock – but has elements of both, and a surprisingly sinister current on some of the lyrics – a bit like The Who were bringing to their tone around the time of Tommy. Titles include "Evil Woman", "The World In My Head", "Remember The Times", "The War Machine", "Blue Day", "Flames", and "Through The Looking Glass". CD features three bonus tracks – "Flames (single)", "Just Forget Tomorrow (single)", and "Remember The Times (Australian single version)". CD

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David Peel & The Lower East SideAnd The Rest Is History – The Elektra Recordings ... CD
Elektra/Rhino, 1968/1970. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Includes the albums Have A Marijuana and The American Revolution. CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Aquarian DreamFantasy/Chance To Dance ... CD
Elektra/Expansion (UK), 1977/1978. New Copy ... $11.99
A pair of great albums from this Norman Connors side project! Fantasy is righteous soul, but with a wicked groove too – a killer set from Aquarian Dream, made even better by some great Norman Connors production! In a way, Aquarian Dream were to Norman Connors what Ramp were to Roy Ayers – in that the group wasn't really that dominated by Connors, but they did benefit a lot from his groundbreaking work in the jazz funk field – getting a level of sophistication in their sound that's really wonderful – and mixed with almost equal parts soul, funk, and jazz in the instrumentation! Vocals are often in a harmony mode – again in the manner of Ramp – and there's a classy yet cosmic sound to the record that we totally love. (And there's also one more Roy Ayers-like connection in the vocal department – since the group features Sylvia Striplin, who later recorded for Roy's Uno Melodic label!) The album's got a number of nice groovers with a strongly off-beat sound – and titles include "Friends", "It Ain't Whatcha Say", "You're A Star", "Play It For Me", and "Gentle Thoughts". On Chance To Dance, Aquarian Dream step out on their own – working for the first time without Norman Connors at the helm, but in a groove that's still plenty nice! The clubby aspects of the group's sound are played up by arranger/producer Jeff Lane – who'd worked often with BT Express and Brass Construction, and finds a similar groove here with Aquarian Dream – one in which all the best elements are focused strongly on the rhythms! A few mellower moments round things out nicely with a jazzy vibe – and titles include "Disco Juice", "Gettum Up And Dance", "Big Boy", "Why Can't We Do It Like We Used To", "Dirty Trick", and "Love Slave". CD

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BjorkFamily Tree (CD & 5 x 3 Inch CD) ... CD
Elektra, 2002. Used 6 CDs ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print, missing slipcover.)

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Billy BraggInternationale ... CD
Unity/Elektra, 1990. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print.)


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✨✧ CureParis ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... $1.99
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(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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CureWish ... CD
Elektra, 1992. Used ... $1.99
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(BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ DoorsBest Of Doors (2CD set) ... CD
Elektra, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used 2 CDs ... $3.99
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DoorsLove/Death/Travel (3CD & DVD set) ... CD
Elektra, Late 60s. Used 3 CD & DVD ... $59.99
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(Out of print, small promotional stamp on back of case.)

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Five SpecialFive Special (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Elektra/Big Break (UK), 1979. New Copy ... $14.99
The debut album from Five Special – a wonderful group who push an older harmony soul style firmly into the 80s groove generation! Decked out in skinny ties, suspenders, and soft linen jackets, Five Special manage to keep the vocals sweet while picking up the groove – working with producer Ron Banks to come up with a warm style that has some great touches of jazz at the bottom – a really sophisticated groove that holds up beautifully throughout, with almost a legacy of Philly group soul from the 70s, or some of the hipper Detroit productions too. Titles include "Do It Baby", "It's A Wonderful Day", "Why Leave Us Alone", "It's Such A Groove", "Baby", and "You're Something Special". CD features bonus tracks – "Why Leave Us Alone (Rick Giantos disco mix)" and "Why Leave Us Alone (inst)". CD

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Five SpecialSpecial Edition ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1980. Used ... $8.99
Classic funky soul from Five Special – tightly crafted throughout, and clearly with an eye on the charts – but also the kind of work that plays nicely on the dancefloor too! The record's got a groove that fits in nicely with some of the lesser-remembered groovers on Elektra at the time – like Shadow or Chameleon – with plenty of jazzy inflections in the rhythms, and a nice sense of 80s groove that keeps the uptempo tracks from being just copycat club. But the vocals here are especially nice, and sparkle even more on the ballads, which have a smooth and warm sound that's tight, yet never commercially cloying. Titles include "Do Something Special", "Heaven", "Who You Been Lovin", "Jam", "Choosin You For Me", and "Had You A Lover". CD

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Chico FreemanTangents ... CD
Elektra/Wounded Bird, 1984. New Copy ... $3.99 11.98
Surprisingly dark music for a mid 80s major label jazz album – especially one that features guest work from Bobby McFerrin! Chico Freeman's definitely keeping true to his adventurous roots here – blowing some sharply angular lines on a range of reeds, and exploring both older jazz freedoms and some newer 80s experimental moments – all in a lineup with Mark Thompson on piano, Steve Coleman on alto and soprano sax, Jay Hoggard on vibes, Cecil McBee on bass, and Billy Hart on drums. Kenny Werner plays a bit of synth at times – in some dark-toned 80s modes – and although Bobby McFerrin is billed strongly on the cover, the album only seems to feature a bit of his vocalizations. Titles include "Sangoma & Nelly", "You Are The One", "Spook & Fade", "Tangents", "Ballad For Hakima", and "Sir Tashi & The Yeti". CD

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George & Ira Gershwin/John MauceriGirl Crazy ... CD
Elektra/Nonesuch, 1943. Used ... $3.99
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(Out of print. Includes slipcase and booklet.)

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Philip Glass/Allen GinsbergHydrogen Jukebox ... CD
Elektra, 1993. Used ... $4.99
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(Out of print.)

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Philip Glass/Robert WilsonEinstein On The Beach – 1993 Recording – Michael Riesman/Philip Glass Ensemble (3CD set) ... CD
Columbia/Elektra, 1979/1993. Used 3CD ... $18.99
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(Out of print. Includes original book and slipcase!)

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Happy MondaysBummed ... CD
Elektra, 1989. Used ... $8.99
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(Out of print. Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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✨✧ Julius HemphillJulius Hemphill Big Band ... CD
Elektra, 1988. Used ... $16.99
Titles include "Leora", "C/Saw", "Drunk On God", "Bordertown", and "At Harmony". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ernie IsleyHigh Wire ... CD
Elektra, 1990. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print. Tray card has a cutout notch.)

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Le Mystere Des Voix BulgaresLe Mystere Des Voix Bulgares ... CD
Elektra/Nonesuch, 1987. Used ... $4.99
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Huey Lewis & The NewsFour Chords & Several Years Ago (CD & 7 Inch) ... CD
Elektra, 1994. Used CD & 7 Inch ... $6.99
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(Promotional release, nice book style packaging.)

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Lonnie MackGlad I'm In The Band ... CD
Elektra/Sundazed, 1969. Used ... $19.99
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(Out of print.)
 
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Tim BuckleyWings – The Complete Singles 1966 to 1974 ... CD
Omnivore, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 16.99
Way more than just the kind of "hits" package that most singles collections usually represent – as the 45rpm world of Tim Buckley is a different one than his better-known oeuvre of full-length releases! In fact, Buckley's so much thought of as an album artist, that the idea of Tim on 45 comes as quite a surprise – especially when presented in this nicely wide range of material that encompasses all of Buckley's too-short career in one CD set. The music here includes 45 mixes of some of the Buckley album cuts, plus b-sides too – and a full single that was never even released in the 60s, with one never-heard set here too. Material originally came out on the Elektra, Warner, Straight, and DiscReet labels – and the set features a great conversation with longtime Buckley collaborator Larry Beckett, who co-wrote a number of these tunes. Titles include "Lady Give Me Your Key", "Morning Glory", "Once Upon A Time", "Grief In My Soul", "Strange Street Affair Under Blue", "Happy Time", "So Lonely", "Quicksand", "Dolphins", "Honey Man", "Wanda Lu", "Who Could Deny You", "Move With Me", "Nighthawkin", "Carnival Song", "Pleasant Street", and "Wings". CD

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Stanley ClarkeSchool Days ... CD
Columbia, 1976. Used ... $3.99
A massive hit for Stanley Clarke – a record that has him reigning in some of his wilder elements a bit, and going for a groove that's right in the pocket! There's a definite soul fusion influence going on here – Clarke trying to hit the same groove as some of his contemporaries, and doing a pretty good job of it in the process. Still, the album's never as polished as efforts like this on Blue Note or Elektra – just a bit more focused than before, but in a really good way. David Sancious and Chick Corea both play keyboards on the set – and tracks include "School Days", "Hot Fun", "Desert Song", "The Dancer", and "Quiet Afternoon". CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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LoveOut There ... CD
Blue Thumb/Big Beat (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 18.99
Lesser-known work by Love – recorded immediately after the group's seminal records on Elektra, with a slightly different sound! The CD brings together tracks from the albums Out Here and False Start – both of which feature the band moving back to basics, working in a harder rocking style that has less of the baroque arrangements of albums like Da Capo or Forever Changes. Arthur Lee's still as incredible as ever – with that slightly mad vocal approach that gives even the most mundane tunes a real edge – and the guitar work's supported by an even heavier style of rhythm, one that almost gives a few tracks some nice funky moments. CD features 14 tracks in all, including "Gimi A Little Break", "Nice To Be", "Listen To My Song", "I'll Pray For You", "Love Is Coming", "Signed DC", "Gather Round", and "Love Is More Than Words Or Better Late Than Never". CD

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StardriveStardrive Featuring Robert Mason ... CD
Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1974. New Copy ... $1.99 11.98
An amazing set of funky moog from Robert Mason – a record that takes the instrument far away from silly pop song covers, and into the range of cosmic 70s fusion! The album's got a really powerful sound that even blows away the earlier Stardrive album on Elektra – and mostly features Mason going nuts on electronics over some tighter backing by a trio of guitar, bass, and drums! At times, there's a free-flowing feel to the record that's almost like some of the Lenny White or Stanley Clarke work from the time – but Stardrive have a much funkier feel at the bottom, and always return to the groove after stepping out in the cosmos – making the record much more of a treat for funk fans and beatheads than the work of White or Clarke! Titles include "Pulsar", "Jupiterjump", "Funkascensions", "Air Sauce", "Journey", and "Ballad III". CD

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✨✧ VariousSilver Roads – Australian Country Rock & Singer/Songwriters Of The 70s ... CD
Warner (Australia), 1970s. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99
Here's a world we really don't know at all – but which really comes alive, thanks to the strength of the compilation! Australia's been home to lots of famous global acts over the years, but back in the 70s it was a real hotbed of hipster material in a country vein – work that's like the down under equivalent of late 60s Byrds or Gram Parsons – and often put together with a similar sort of inspiration! Given that these guys were light years from Nashville – and even Bakersfield too – the version of country that comes across is much more in the best singer-songwriter style of LA, especially the Elektra/Asylum side of the spectrum. Lyrics are well-penned, and instrumentation often features lots of acoustic elements mixed with careful electric touches – but all produced with a down to earth style that really keeps the individual spirit intact. The notes are great, and vibrantly illustrate this overlooked world of Australian music (at least in our hemisphere) – and tracks include "Outback Dan" by Sundown, "Wind & Rain" by Bluestone, "The Ballad Of Ned Kelly" by Fotheringay, "Gypsy Queen" by Country Radio, "Ford's Bridge" by Axiom, "Silvertown Girl" by The Flying Circus, "Winter In America" by Doug Ashdown, "Glory Glory" by Johnny Chester, "Sweet Release" by Tymepiece, and "Lay In The Graveyard" by Russell Morris. Even features the track "Sommerville" by Fraternity – an early band with Bon Scott! 2CD set features 46 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ Delaney & BonnieMotel Shot (expanded edition) ... CD
Atco/Real Gone, 1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the purest expressions of the genius of Bonnie and Delaney Bramlett – an album that was recorded to feel like it was done in a motel room – with a stripped-down vibe that really gets at the best energy of the pair! Roots rock mixes with blue-eyed soul, gospel piano, and folksy acoustic guitar – often handled with an approach that feels very spontaneous and personal – as if you were a motel staffer standing outside the door of the duo's room, waiting to deliver a meal, but afraid to knock in the middle of a tune! Titles include "Where The Soul Never Dies", "Come On In My Kitchen", "Faded Love", "Talkin Bout Jesus", "Never Sending Song Of Love", "Goin Down The Road Feelin Bad", and "Long Road Ahead". Excellent CD reissue – with 8 more bonus tracks, from the original Elektra tapes that were morphed into the Atco sessions – most of them even more "motel" sounding overall! CD

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✨✧ VariousGreenwich Village In The 60s – Beginnings & Branches Of The New York Folk Revival ... CD
Warner (Australia), Mid 60s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really well-done collection that gets at the full range of folk sounds in the Village scene of the 60s – and one that also traces some of its influence in farther reaches too! The package was put together by Warner, and features some real gems from the Elektra catalog – mixed with other great bits from Vanguard, Prestige, Tradition, and even Columbia Records too – all very important forces in folk music that really had a strong presence in New York, and were often working hard to grab the freshest young talents to make the scene. The 2CD package features over 40 tracks – some classics mixed with lesser-known treasures – and Richie Unterberger's notes really do a great job of situating the music and illuminating the Village a the time. Titles include "He Was A Friend" by Dian & The Greenbriar Boys, "Close The Door Lightly When You Go" by Eric Anderson, "Hang Me Oh Hang Me" by Dave Van Ronk, "I Can't Slow Down" by Tim Hardin, "Patriot Game" by Liam Clancy, "House Un-American Blues Activity Dream" by Richard Farina, "The Cuckoo" by Jean Ritchie, "Urge For Going" by Tom Rush, "Fare Thee Well" by Bob Gibson, "500 Miles" by Hedy West, "The Street" by David Blue, "The Death Of Queen Jane" by Joan Baez, and "Deportees" by Cisco Houston. CD

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✨✧ VariousNuggets Vol 2 – Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965 to 1968 ... CD
Warner (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic collection that goes way beyond the original Nuggets compilation – a set that digs even deeper into the now-huge Warner Brothers vaults – past familiar tracks from the home label, Elektra, and Atlantic – to include material from the huge range of other companies that now fall under their umbrella! As with the famous first volume, the sound here is nice and sinister – not familiar 60s pop, or psych-tinged hits – but some great underground work that really points the way towards decades ahead – even some of the material from the 80s that would finally give a nod back to the giants of this generation. This second volume features 23 tracks in all – loads of gems we didn't know before – with titles that include "Let's Do Wrong" by The Bougalieu, "She's Ready To Be Free" by Clear Light, "I'm Gone" by The Magic Mushroom, "Primitive" by The Groupies, "I" by The Knight Riders, "Anything" by The Vejtables, "Strangers From The Sky" by Kim Fowley, "Hay Girl" by The Chylds, "Sunny Summer Rain" by the Vagrants, "Hey Joe" by Stillroven, and "Xanthia" by The Off-Set. CD

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✨✧ VariousNuggets Vol 3 – Original Artyfacts From The First Psychedelic Era 1965 to 1968 ... CD
Warner (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic collection that goes way beyond the original Nuggets compilation – a set that digs even deeper into the now-huge Warner Brothers vaults – past familiar tracks from the home label, Elektra, and Atlantic – to include material from the huge range of other companies that now fall under their umbrella! As with the famous first volume, the sound here is nice and sinister – not familiar 60s pop, or psych-tinged hits – but some great underground work that really points the way towards decades ahead – even some of the material from the 80s that would finally give a nod back to the giants of this generation. This third volume features 23 gems – including an Electric Prunes radio commercial for the Vox wah-wah pedal – plus tracks that include "Spazz" by The Elastik Band, "Dark On You Now" by The Ashes, "It's Love" by The Misty Wizards, "Face" by The Koobas, "Night Comes Down" by Mickey Finn, "Rainbow" by Twentieth Century Zoo, "We Can Make It" by The Collectors, "I Found A New Love" by Ognir & The Nite People, "Number One (demo)" by The Charlatans, "Wantin Ain't Gettin" by The Flower Pot, "Doctor Stone" by The Beaten Path, "Spoonful" by West Coast Branch, "Hallucinations" by Baker Knight & The Knightmares, and "That's The Way It's Gonna Be" by Lee Mallory. CD

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✨✧ Elis ReginaElis 70 Anos (Essa Mulher/Saudade Do Brasil Vols 1 & 2/Montreux Jazz Festival/bonus tracks) (4 CD set) ... CD
Warner (Brazil), 1979/1980/1982. New Copy 4 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Seminal sounds from the last few years of the legendary Elis Regina – brought together in one box set! First up is the album Elis Essa Mulher – really great late work from Elis – recorded in the company of arranger Cesar Mariano, whose masterful touch made for some of Elis' best albums of the 70s! Cesar arranged and conducted here, and although the production is perhaps a bit more contemporary than Elis' work for Philips, the vocals are sublime – much more driving and jazzy than a few years before, really working hard to dig deep and get the best sound out of each of the tunes! Titles include "Cai Dentro", "Basta De Clamares Inocencia", "Eu Hein Rosa", "As Paraencias Engagem", and a nice version of Joyce's "Essa Mulher". Saudade Do Brasil Vols 1 & 2 is a great little album by Elis – recorded for Warner/Elektra at the end of her career, but very much in the spirit of her classic work for Philips in the 70s. Like so many of those records, this one features arrangements and keyboards by Cesar Camargo Mariano – and the list of tracks is a stellar blend of work by some of Brazil's finest writers. Includes a wonderful version of Milton Nascimento's "Maria Maria" – plus "Alo Alo Marciano", "O Primeiro Jornal", "Marambaia", "Menino", "Redescobrir", "Sabia", "Onze Fitas", "Conversando No Bar", and "Redescobrir". Montreux Jazz Festival is a stunning live recording from Elis Regina – one of the last few records she cut during her short time on this planet – and one of the best as well! The album's got a jazzy fire that's missing from some of Regina's other material of the time – and Elis sings with a group that includes a stellar guest performance by Hermeto Pascoal on a number of tracks, and runs through a lively set of tracks that includes a bunch of excellent groovers – upbeat numbers that almost get a bit funky at times. A highlight of the album is the long cut "Cobra Criada", which builds slowly into a complex funky line, with Elis scatting madly over the top. Other goodies include "Asa Branca", "Cai Dentro", "Garota De Ipanema", and a great remake of "Upa Neguinho", with nice messed-up arrangements. Comes with 7 bonus tracks – including "Mancada", "Samba Dobrado", "Aguas De Marco", "Onze Fitas", "Agora Ta", and "Rebento". CD
 
 
 



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