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New Les & Larry ElgartGirl Watchers/Wonderful World Of Today's Hits ... CD CD format
Columbia/Vocalion (UK), 1967. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pair of surprisingly sweet albums from the Elgart brothers – back to back on a single CD! Girl Watchers is maybe the grooviest album ever from the team of Les & Larry Elgart – as you can probably guess from the title! The set's awash in groovy tunes from the late 60s – not just the fab title cut, but a host of other sweet numbers that are given an inventive new take on the Elgart horn style! The style is pretty great – kind of a 60s update of older big band modes – lean at points, full at others – and given some sweet Bobby Scott arrangements on some of the album's best tracks. Titles include "Music To Watch Girls By", "That's Life", "The Spy With A Cold Nose", "Girl Watchers", and "Girl Talk". Wonderful World Of Today's Hits is way more than you'd guess from the title – as the arrangements are by Bobby Scott, and have this sweet mix of jazz and 60s mod – often worked in ways that really reboot familiar numbers of the time – with that soulful undercurrent that makes Bobby's own music so great. Teo Macero produced, and really knows how to bring out the best shimmering sounds in the horns – and titles include "The Bobo", "Torino", "When I Look In Your Eyes", "Spanish Eyes", "To Sir With Love", and a wild take on "Ode To Billie Joe", with some surprisingly fuzzy guitar! CD

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New Bobbie GentryOde To Billie Joe ... LP LP format
Capitol, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
A key late 60s country crossover set, but one that also inspired a fair bit of funk as well! The title cut's a well-known gem – one that's been covered instrumentally in some break-heavy versions, but which sounds even more amazing here in Bobbie's original version – one of the moodiest pop tunes we've ever heard, with lyrics, and a way of presenting them, that still leaves us breathless all these many years later. There's also some other funky bits here too – Gentry's raspy "Mississippi Delta" – an original number that almost seems to unseat Tina Turner for down-home soul – and the groovy "Sunday Best", "Niki Hoeky", "Papa Won't You Let Me Go To Town With You", and "Chickasaw Country Child", all numbers that echo the same lilting acoustic guitar grooves of "Billie Joe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover is in good shape. Vinyl plays with some crackles.)

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New Hareton & MetaKM 110 EP ... 7-inch 7-Inch
Mr Bongo (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (pic cover, reissue)... Out Of Stock
An incredibly rare EP from Brazil – one that's filled with trippy sounds that definitely match the image on the cover! The music is somewhere in the samba soul territory of the late 60s, but also has some bigger backings – of the sort you'd hear on EMI/Odeon work of the period – like work by Som Tres or Wilson Simonal – and the vocal approach on the work is definitely somewhere in the realm of Simonal, with a nice raspy charm. The set features four tracks – one mellow, the others nice and groovy – and titles include "Tangara", "Hippie 12", "Confissao", and "KM 110". 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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New Milt JacksonMemphis Jackson ... CD CD format
Impulse (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the grooviest albums ever from the legendary Milt Jackson – an upbeat, almost funky set of soul jazz tracks – played with some great grooves on the bottom! Those trademark Jackson vibes are firmly in place, but the setting is quite different from the staid sounds of the MJQ – more in the soulful swinging sound of late 60s Verve and Impulse, with lots of mod elements thrown in for good measure! Backing is by the Ray Brown big band, who give Milt a nice fat bottom to groove on – and the whole thing's very groovy, with titles that include "Braddock Breakdown", "Uh Huh", "Sound For Sore Ears", and "Queen Mother Stomp". CD

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New Bruno NicolaiCase Of The Bloody Iris (aka Perche Quelle Strane Gocce Di Sangue Sul Corpo Di Jennifer) (10" vinyl pressing) ... LP LP format
Gemelli/Finders Keepers (UK), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest soundtracks we've ever heard from Bruno Nicolai – a wonderful array of lightly groovy tunes that's as fantastic as any of the Mondo Morricone work from the same time! The main theme of the film has a catchy La Donna Invisible sort of feel – building on waves of sound with piano over orchestrations, skipping along to an altered bossa beat – showing up in a number of different variants throughout the score. Other tracks are darker and moodier, but really vary things up to fit the moods of the scene – using Morricone-styled bits of harpsichord, violin, or strings to come up with some incredible sounds – to a point when the rhythms get especially deep near the end. Features liner notes from Andy Votel – a good point of reference for the music! Titles include "Ambush", "Killer's Violin", "Love Scene", "Pursuit", "Living Nightmare", and "Jennifer's Recall". Also features two bonus alternates of "Pursuit". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Zito Righi E Seu ConjuntoAlucinolandia (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD CD format
Hot/Disques Dessinee (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Definitely a set to make you hallucinate – as the grooves are quite groovy, but in a really trippy way! The album's a bit like the classic Psicodelico set by Luiz Carlos Vinhas – a mix of older samba modes and wigged-out 60s sounds – sometimes odd production, sometimes offbeat instrumentation – really running through a variety of different sounds as the album moves on, almost with a party sort of feel! Some numbers have female vocals – used almost in a Brasil 66 way at points, or in a solo bossa diva mode at others – and the few instrumental tunes take nice advantage of the group's soulful piano, guitar, sax, and trombone. Titles include "Somos Todos Irmaos", "Poema Ritmico Do Malandro", "Sou Feliz Aqui", "Isn't A Dream", "Adeus Amor", "Hert", and "Bye Bye". CD
Also available Alucinolandia (180 gram pressing) ... LP 29.99

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New Peter ThomasMysteries Of The Gods/Botschaft Der Gotter ... CD CD format
Polydor/Jazzclub (Germany), 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Groovy genius from German arranger Peter Thomas – a sweet little follow-up to his soundtrack for Chariots Of The Gods! This time around, the setting's a bit more funky – a great mixture of mid 70s grooves with some of the trippier touches you'd know from Peter's previous space scores – all wrapped up with impeccable German production that really makes the whole thing sparkle! Some cuts are heavy on keyboards, while others mix up modes nicely – and as usual with Thomas, there's a really rich array of great sounds that keeps things delightful throughout. Daisy Door sings on the one vocal cut – "Dankeschon Fur Das Wiedersehn" – and other cuts include "Power Boost", "Mysteries Of Humanity", "Gamblin Ostinato", "The Eyes Of The Golden Mask", "Gods & Natives", and "Crystal Skull". CD

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New Piero UmilianiAgente X1-7 Operazione Oceano ... CD CD format
Beat (Italy), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Totally wonderful spy soundtrack work from Piero Umiliani – done in his best groovy style of the 60s, with a brilliant mix of jazz and mod elements throughout! Umiliani's extrapolating from the more famous spy sounds of Bond and Barry, and takes things very strongly into his own territory with a blend of light woodwinds, moody Hammond, snapping snare, and a bit of strings as well – interwoven with a really fresh feel that includes a bit of the bossa styles you'd hear in other Italian work of the time! Given the obscurity of the film, the soundtrack's a great discovery – and steps out boldly here on this set of 21 tracks from the movie. CD
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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New VenturesSuper Psychedelics ... CD CD format
Liberty/Sundazed, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
Wild work from The Ventures – a set that really has them trying to change with the times – and coming up with some excellent sounds in the process! The inside cover features a cool "photo story" of the group – very unusual, as it shows the aging quartet trying to act real groovy and camp it up for the camera – like some surf act on Capitol – yet they only come off looking stiff and flat. Fortunately, the music more than makes up for the visuals – as the group's well-crafted guitar lines are a perfect fit for the album's pop psych tunes! And instead of the easy covers you might expect, there's a wealth of original material here – proof that the group could still write some great ones when they wanted – as you'll hear on "Psychedelic Venture", "Guitar Psychedelics", "Reflections", "Endless Dream", "Psyched Out", "1999 AD", and "Vibrations". Also features versions of "Happy Together", "Strawberry Fields Forever", and "A Little Bit Me A Little Bit You". CD
Also available Super Psychedelics ... LP 6.99

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New VariousHe & She – 22 Far Out Pop Psych Duos From The Late 60s ... CD CD format
Pet Records, Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Groovy tunes compiled by the folks who brought us the Soft Sounds For Gentle People compilations of lost late 60s pop psychedelia! He & She takes a novel approach and digs up the deepest nuggets by guy-girl combos – full of deep sinking hooks, bright counterpart harmonies, and trippy lyricism – most done in a buzzing Cali sunshine sound! It's full of great tunes by seldom heard groups – with a big sunshine sound! 22 tracks in all: "Hippy Dippy Funky Monkey Double Bubble Sitar Man" by The Hubbels, "Up Here" by Tony and Siegrid, "Time" by Kathy And Larry, "Circus" by Friend And Lover, "Taxicab" by Bunky And Jake, "Big Dsaddy Blues" by St George And Tana, "Sheridan Square" by Smokey And His Sister, "Rock N Roll Gypsies" by Gypsy Trip and more! CD

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New VariousMore Psychedelic Guitars/Psychedelic Visions ... LP LP format
Custom, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A late 60s scene exploitation gem –lightly trippy, fuzzy instrumental guitars from unknown sources cobbled together to strike while the scene was hot! As you might expect, the sounds are more manicured, clean and professional to qualify as geniune psychedelia, but 40 + years later, that's the charm, just a cheeky and groovy batch of bright bursts of sweet psyche-lite bubblegum! Titles include "Another Trip", "Really Got It Bad", "Psychedelic A-Go-Go", "Lost In Space", "Sit In", and "The Letdown". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine & top seam, and some wear.)

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New VariousSongs For A Central Park Picnic – Presented By Saint Etienne ... CD CD format
Cherry Red (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A warm batch of sunny songcraft, primarily from the 60s – from groovy small combo jazz, to good natured, string-laden vocal tunes, post doo wop group sounds, groovy organ soul, soundtracky instrumentals and beyod – selected by Saint Etienne! It's clear from their own recorded output that Saint Etienne always had terrific ears for breezy, diversely swinging 60s sounds – and they demonstrate that nicely here on a 25 track set compilation – with tunes by Vince Guaraldi, Dave Baby Cortez, The Paris Sisters, Jerry Butler, Connie Francis, Lalo Schifrin and many more! Includes "Be Sure My Love" by Teddy Randazzo, "Be Bom" by Sammy Davis Jr, "Yes I Love You" by The Paris Sisters, "Cha Cha Charming" by Ellie Gaye, "Our Winter Love" by Bill Pursell, "Stranger On The Shore" by The Drifters, "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise" by Vince Guaraldi, "Moon River" by Kerry Butler and more. CD

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New AlzoLooking For You/Takin' So Long ... CD CD format
Bell/Beatball (Korea), 1972/1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
2 great records from singer/songwriter Alzo – an artist who's probably best known for his late 60s Mercury album as Alzo & Udine, but one who sounds equally great on his own! The first half of CD features the Bell album Alzo – a really unique little record that's soulful, folksy, and with a slight jazzy tinge at times! This solo album has a bit of a different flavor than Alzo's work with Udine, but the singing and instrumentation have a lot of nice jazzy changes – and the whole thing skips along with the same earthy, personal feel that made the earlier album so great. The whole thing's sort of in between Colin Blunstone and Nick Drake, but with a bit more of a soulful vibe – and an ultra-hip mix of styles that makes us wonder why Alzo wasn't hailed as the hippest thing going at the time. Bob (Multiplication Rock) Dorough arranged and produced, with a very groovy style – and tracks include "Country", "That's Alright", "Without You Girl", "Some People", "Lookin' For You", and "You Know Me, I Know You". Takin So Long is a a lost album from Alzo – tracks from sessions that Alzo recorded with arranger/producer Bob Dorough (who cut some of his own great work at the time) – done in an amazing style that blends together soulful vocals, folksy touches, and a sunshiney approach to the material that's really unique! All tracks are originals, and done with a brightly positive spirit that's held up tremendously well over the years – and which is perhaps almost even more compelling as a link between the turbulent times at the end of the 60s, and the troubling era we're faced with in the 21st century. Instrumentation is by a small group that includes Dorough, Jerry Dodgion, and Stuart Scharf – and titles include "Sweet Winds", "Come On Come On", "You Might Never Know", "Wouldn't You Love To Be There", "Can't Play A Part Of Me", "Takin So Long", and "Lead You By The Hand". CD features the bonus track "I Want You To Be A Part Of Me". CD

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New Honey LtdComplete LHI Recordings (180 gram vinyl) ... LP LP format
LHI/Light In The Attic, 1968. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Sublime girl group sounds from the great Lee Hazlewood – the complete recordings of Honey Ltd – an obscure Hazlewood project from the end of the 60s! The style here combines all the depths of Lee's own music with some of the sweeter Sunshine Pop sounds you'd expect from the cover – a really unique mix that has these moodier moments coming forth at times that really surprise us – and which takes the music way way past that of any of the girls' hipper contemporaries – especially the similarly-named Honeys! The harmonies are incredible – definitely rooted in jazz, with a complexity that goes way past pop – and in a way, the group remind us a bit of the incredible Third Wave group who recorded for MPS around the same time – although these gals definitely get a more sinister sound from Lee's help in the studio. Songs are mostly originals by the group – penned with some very compelling lyrics – and the album features great arrangements from Ian Frebairn Smith, who really does a great job of mixing the baroque with the groovy! The set features the full rare album by the quartet, plus two single tracks, and some unreleased cuts as well – titles that include "The Warrior", "Silk N Honey", "Come Down", "For Your Mind", "I've Got Your Mind", "Tomorrow Your Heart", "Eli's Coming", "I'm So Glad", "Love The Devil (backing track)", and "Silver Threads & Golden Needles". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sweet LP pressing – comes in a heavy jacket with a poster too!)

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New Alejandro Jodorowsky/Don Cherry/Ron FrangipaneHoly Mountain ... LP LP format
Abkco/Real Gone, 1973. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Mindblowing music for the Alejandro Jodorowsky film The Holy Mountain – even more compelling and complex than his sounds for El Topo! The score is a wonderful mix of earthy, organic elements and a few more composed and equally groovy parts – handled by Jodorowsky in collaboration with trumpeter Don Cherry and pop producer/arranger Ron Frangipane! Some of the work has the hypnotic blend of global elements you'll find in Cherry's recordings of the time – particularly his groundbreaking early 70s work in Sweden – and although Frangipane brings in some bigger, fuller charts, he always does so with a sense of irony, and this undercurrent of darkness that continues to link his sounds with those of Cherry. The double-length score is a wonder throughout – maybe Jodorowsky's highest musical moment – and titles include "Psychedelic Weapons", "Rainbow Room", "Alchemical Room", "Mattresses Masks & Pearls", "City Of Freedom", "Starfish", and "Violence Of The Lambs". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Holy Mountain ... CD 15.99

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New King FamilyChristmas With The King Family (with bonus tracks) ... CD CD format
Warner/Collectors Choice, 1965. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Warm 60s television sounds from The King Family – that copious collection of singers that features the core King Sisters at the start, then expands to include their kids and most of their other relatives as well! These are the kind of tracks that really take us back to the kind of TV specials that used to warm our hearth during the Holiday season – the kind of unabashedly sentimental renderings of Christmas tunes both secular and spiritual, which always made us feel all warm and safe inside – set to full orchestrations that must have been something massive to pull off in the space of a television studio! As with other King Family albums, there's a nice variety to the vocals here – mixing full group numbers with smaller ones and some solo moments – on tracks that include "White Christmas", "Caroling Caroling/Come Dear Children", "Some Children See Him", "What Child Is This", "The Holiday Of Love", and "Hear The Sledges With The Bells". CD also features a huge amount of bonus tracks – many even groovier than the main album cuts – titles that include "Sleigh Ride", "Children Go Where I Send Thee", "The Christmas Song/The Christmas Waltz", "The Holiday Of Love", "Have Yourself A Merry Little Christmas", "A Soalin/God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen", and a medley of "Twas The Night Before Christmas/Santa Claus Is Coming To Town" – totally groovy, mod, and worth the price of the CD alone! CD

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New O'Donel LevyBreeding Of Mind ... LP LP format
Groove Merchant, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Wonderfully baroque funk from the great O'Donel Levy! The album's got some very cool arrangements by Manny Albam that mix together strings and funk – in a super-dope way that sounds a lot like the work coming out of Cadet during the late 60s – and the rest of the set features Levy playing with a smaller group, one that includes Chester Thompson on drums and Charles Covington on organ. The approach is great on both types of sets – complicatedly funky, in a way that's held up incredibly well over the years – and which warrants greater discovery of Levy's work from the time. The album's got covers of "We've Only Just Begun", "Let's Stay Together" and "It's Too Late" – plus some groovy originals like "Cherries", "The Chocolate Horse", "Ideal", and "Breeding of Mind". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Gianni Marchetti/Stelvio CiprianiVita Segreta Di Una Diciottenne ... CD CD format
Beat (Italy), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A soundtrack that's every bit as sexy as you'd guess from the cover – composed by Gianni Marchetti, conducted by Stelvio Cipriani, and served up with all the groovy touches you'd expect from either maestro! The scoring mixes light strings with warmer keyboards, guitar, and bits of woodwinds – often slinky and floating, but sometimes coming across with a bit more punch – especially on a few cuts that have these very cool wordless vocals! There's plenty of elements of the erotic style that Cipriani would unfurl even more strongly in the 70s – but mixed with a range of more dynamic sounds as well, thanks to Marchetti. Titles include "Arioso Ma No Troppo", "Psicoamore Quartetto", "Il Segreto Di Una Diciottenne", and "Psicoamore" from the original album – plus 30 tracks from the score of the film! CD

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New Ennio MorriconeL'Uccello Dalle Piume Di Cristallo ... LP LP format
Cinevox (Italy), 1969. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A legendary score by Il Maestro from 1969, and the kind of work that shows the influence he had on other composers (and filmmakers) for years to come! The score is an amazing blend of voices, keyboards, and off-kilter orchestral sounds that feel almost electronic at times. The whole thing's a work of incredibly subtle beauty, with a style and feeling that will seep into your brain and haunt you for days. If you've cut your teeth getting into Italian soundtracks through the "Easy" series – check this one out, and move up to a more sophisticated (yet still pretty darn groovy) level. Titles include "Piume De Cristallo", "Corsa Sui Tetti", "Se Sei Stonato", "Violenza Inattesa", "Silenzio Nel Caos", and "Svolta Drammatica". LP, Vinyl record album

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New Janko NilovicSoul Impressions ... CD CD format
Vadim (France), Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the funkiest records ever cut by studio jazz genius Janko Nilovic! This set definitely earns the "soul" in the title – as Janko blends his usual mad mix of studio sounds with some heavier 70s elements – including a fair bit of fuzzy guitar, funky beats, and some nice horn fills. About half the tracks on the album benefit from this sort of approach – kind of across between blacksploitation soundtrack scoring and the tighter instrumental moods of work by The Duke of Burlington. The other half is more in Janko's usual bag – nicely groovy jazz numbers, some with a slinky 70s edge! Titles include "Hippocampus", "Open Country", "Crazy Enterprise", "Drug Song", "Soul Impressions", "Man Of Genius", "Push Push", and "Family Tree". CD
 
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Tomas DonckerSmall World Part 1 ... CD CD format
Groovysexmusic, 2008. Used ... $1.99
Warmly acoustic soul from Tomas Doncker – an artist who sounds even better here than on his last release, with a slightly folksy undercurrent that reminds us a bit of Terry Calier! Doncker's songwriting is even more personal than before – really taking some chances that are a nice change from the usual – supported with gentle acoustic guitar and percussion, and fuller keyboard-driven instrumentation on a few numbers. There's a slightly jazzy vibe to the music too – again like Callier's best – and Doncker's voice has this raspy charm that goes well beyond his years, and which really makes the tunes sound great. Titles include "License For Love", "Heart Full Of Blue", "Small World", "Children Of Darfur", and "Lucky Day". CD

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Jazz LiberatorzFruit Of The Past ... LP LP format
Kif (France), 2000s. New Copy 2LP ... Early November, 2014 (delayed)
A timeless mix of jazzy beatcraft by the Jazz Liberatorz – from breezy, laidback soul jazz soundscapes to more of a funky boom bap on the more MC oriented tracks – with stellar roster of vocal guests including Aloe Blacc, Fat Lip, Wildchild, Mos Def and others! The French beatmaking trio of Madhi, Dusty & DJ Damage do a really impressive job of paying tribute to the past without getting bogged down in revivalism, and also bring a lot more of the soul jazz atmosphere into the sound, with lots of groovy keys in the mix. Fruits Of The Past features great stuff and remixed material from earlier 12"s and brand new stuff – and it's fresh all the way! Titles include "Music In My Mind" (Parts 1 & 2) "What's Real", "Dark Keys" feat M'Selem, "What's Next On The Menu", "Force Be With You", "It Was Only A Song", "My Style Is Fly", "Capture Your Mind", "That's Right", "Breathing Pleasure", "My Style Is Fly" (Dela rmx), "What's Next" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Michel LegrandEva ... CD CD format
Bella Casa (UK), 1962. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic lost soundtrack from Michel Legrand! The score is a lightly jazzy one, done for a film starring Jeanne Moreau and directed by Joseph Losey – and the music's a perfect blend of Legrand's earlier straighter jazz work, with some of his later talent for groovy orchestrations. The overall feel is quite dark – with the kind of jazz-based soundscapes that were showing up in some other French soundtracks at the time, and sweet little noirish feel. Titles include "Water Ski", "At The Bar", "Eva's Room", "Dumped Tivian", "One Morning In Roma", "Eva & Tivian", "The Wedding", and more, plus "Adam & Eve" – which is sung in a vocal version by the great Tony Middleton – and "Loveless Love", sung by "Billy Holiday"! CD
 
 
 



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