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VariousCriminale Vol 3 – Colpo Gobbo (with bonus CD) ... LP
Flipper/Penny (Italy), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $22.99
A funky variety of rare Italian Sound Library tunes from the Flipper Music vaults – running the gamut of the seedy soundtrack styles of the time – from pulpy psych, to rumbling funky percussion, to groovy mod organ jazz and well beyond! It's great stuff, clearly indicative of the seedy cinema sounds of 70s, but the music stands strongly as a groovy listening experience of its own – with some great material by renowned soundtrack maestros and less familiar names, too. 16 track in all: "Tangenziale Sud" by Gerardo Iacoucci & Mario Vinciguerra, "Rotatory Motion" by Franco Tamponi, "North Wind" by Alessandro Alessandroni, "Quadrante" by Stelio Subelli, "Carosello" by Leopoldo Perez-Bonsignore, "Chitarre Hippies" by Giovanni Ferroni, "Capricorno" by Amedeo Tommasi, "Piper Blues" by BrunoBattisti D'Amario and more. LP, Vinyl record album
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VariousDer Klang Der Fruhen Jahre – The Kuckuck Singles 1970 to 1974 ... CD
Kuckuck/Ohrwaschl Records (Germany), Early 70s. Used 2CD ... $13.99
Early sounds from Germany's Kuckuck label – an imprint that issued some killer psych, prog, and jazz albums in the 70s – heard here on an assortment of early 7" single releases from the first few years of the label! The music is a surprising blend of instrumental numbers, pop, and other tunes that have a very German vibe – some of the brightness of the "economic miracle" years, and some especially great strands of German easy – that groovy, bouncy sort of style that you'll also find on some German soundtrack and sound library records from the period. The vocal numbers are nice, too – some harder rockers, and some fully-produced pop numbers with a great swing. 2CD set features 24 a-sides from singles, plus 22 more flipsides too – titles that include "Buffalo Brain" and "Back Home To Canada" by Jack Grunsky, "Scachmatt" and "You've Guessed" by Johnny Tame, "Spinne Im Netz" and "Die Graue Stadt" by Ihre Kinder, "Mr Monday" by Bernadette, "Wie Ein Blitz" and "Sylvia" by Sam Spence, "Long Live The Queen" by Bunter, "O Lonesome Sorry" by Repairs, "Widow Woman" by CMT, "Can't Help Thinking" by Tony Kelly, and "The Power & The Glory" by Keith West. CD

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VariousFlying Start – KPM 1000 Series Compilation 1968 to 1978 ... CD
KPM/Vocalion (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $16.99
A very cool collection from the KPM Sound Library – and a set that shows that the label didn't just put out crime and cop-styled funk! Instead, these tracks represent a nicely sophisticated array of sounds – tracks that offer up a bit of jazz, a touch of electronics, and some of the deeper themes you'd expect from some of the bigger names in 70s soundtrack composition – all mixed with groovy elements that keeps the whole thing as lively as the other sound library collections from Vocalion! There's a nicely light vibe to some cuts – billed here with themes that include "miniature moods", "industry/awards", "metropolis", and "dramatic backgrounds" – and the package features a whopping 28 tracks in all – including "Rat Race" by Nick Ingman, "World Series" by Keith Mansfield, "Guide Path" by Neil Richardson, "Fight For Survival" by Johnny Pearson, "Love Poem" by Keith Mansfield, "Computology" by John Cameron, "Flying Start" by David Lindup, "Sublimation" by Stan Tracey, "Sunny Start" by James Clarke, "Automation" by Nick Ingman, "Mood Macabre" by Stan Tracey, and "Tension" by John Dankworth. CD

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VariousGet Ready To Fly – Pop-Psych From The Norman Petty Vaults ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Fuzzy psychedelic pop tunes from the late 60s – engineered by Norman Petty at his New Mexico studios towards the end of the decade – a startling change of pace from his famous work with Buddy Holly a decade earlier! Hardly any rockabilly or hillbilly rock to be found here – Get Ready To Fly is made up of tracks that link the kaleidoscopic sounds of the nascent psych genre, the hard driving buzz of garage rock, and the catchy hooks of the more chart ready rock of the time! Alas, there are no hits here, but it's full of gritty gems. We can think of some fairly high profile modern scenesters in Chicago alone that don't have even a thimbleful of the charm to be found on this compilation. 26 tracks in all: "Groovy Motions" by Fireballs, "No Silver Bird" by the Hooterville Trolley, "Ain't That Love" by the Cords, "Door Knob" by Intricate Blend, "I Know" by the Dard, "Mattie Jo's" by Mike Burnett, "Not Fade Away" by Group Axis (that Bo Diddley-bitten beat sounds great in any context), "Think About It" by the Frantics, "Mystic Magic Movements" by the Shi Guys, "Acid" by Stu Mitchell with the Wes Dakus Rebels, and more. CD

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✨✧ VariousGilles Peterson – Magic Peterson Sunshine ... CD
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
The magic sunshine here is all from the legendary catalog of MPS Records – unusually groovy jazz tracks from the 60s and 70s, all hand-picked by the equally legendary DJ Gilles Peterson! Peterson first turned many ears onto MPS back a few decades ago – with his excellent Talkin Jazz series – and this set follows strongly in that legacy, but also really shows both the deeper knowledge of the label's catalog we've acquired over the years, and the further development of Gilles' incredible ear for finding an unusual tune! The music here isn't just funky jazz, it's a huge range of sounds at once – some modal and spiritual elements, some global jazz experiments, a few vocal tracks, and even some very cool space-age styles – served up in a package that seems to make each new track burst forward with fresh feeling in the company of the others – that rare quality that can make a compilation like this so great. Titles include "Lillemor" by Francy Boland, "Out Of The Sorcellery" by Eddie Louiss, "Big P" by Modern Jazz Group Freiburg, "Stone Ground Seven" by Singers Unlimited, "Harp Revolution" by Johnny Teupen, "Service" by Orchester Roland Kovac, "Love Train" by Third Wave, "Dew" by Don Ellis, "Our Chant" by Gunter Hampel, "Denn Liebe Ist Stark Wie Der Tod" by Wolfgang Lauth, "Why & How" by Mark Murphy, and "Cancion Del Fuego Fatuo" by Pedro Iturralde with Paco DeLucia. CD
Also available Gilles Peterson – Magic Peterson Sunshine ... LP 24.99

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VariousGilles Peterson – Magic Peterson Sunshine ... LP
MPS (Germany), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99 26.99
The magic sunshine here is all from the legendary catalog of MPS Records – unusually groovy jazz tracks from the 60s and 70s, all hand-picked by the equally legendary DJ Gilles Peterson! Peterson first turned many ears onto MPS back a few decades ago – with his excellent Talkin Jazz series – and this set follows strongly in that legacy, but also really shows both the deeper knowledge of the label's catalog we've acquired over the years, and the further development of Gilles' incredible ear for finding an unusual tune! The music here isn't just funky jazz, it's a huge range of sounds at once – some modal and spiritual elements, some global jazz experiments, a few vocal tracks, and even some very cool space-age styles – served up in a package that seems to make each new track burst forward with fresh feeling in the company of the others – that rare quality that can make a compilation like this so great. Titles include "Lillemor" by Francy Boland, "Out Of The Sorcellery" by Eddie Louiss, "Big P" by Modern Jazz Group Freiburg, "Stone Ground Seven" by Singers Unlimited, "Harp Revolution" by Johnny Teupen, "Service" by Orchester Roland Kovac, "Love Train" by Third Wave, "Dew" by Don Ellis, "Our Chant" by Gunter Hampel, "Denn Liebe Ist Stark Wie Der Tod" by Wolfgang Lauth, "Why & How" by Mark Murphy, and "Cancion Del Fuego Fatuo" by Pedro Iturralde with Paco DeLucia. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Gilles Peterson – Magic Peterson Sunshine ... CD 14.99

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✨✧ VariousGirls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1964 to 1970 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $16.99
Totally groovy sounds from the Swedish scene of the 60s – a flurry of female pop tunes that we love every bit as our favorite French femme work from the time! Like French pop, the tunes here are lively and upbeat – often with a slight current of funk or soul in the rhythms, and with instrumentation that mixes fuller orchestrations with groovier elements at the core – creating a juxtaposition of large sound and personal presence that makes the music plenty darn great throughout! There have been lots of other European scenes tapped like this over the years – but this may well be the first Swedish collection we've ever heard – and, thanks to the folks at Ace Records, it gets beautiful presentation with top-shelf sound, and detailed notes on the music. Titles include "The Girls Want The Boys" by Eleanor Bodel, "Karlek Finns Det Overallt" by Mak Les Souers, "Last Train To Liverpool" by Plommons, "Good Kind Of Hurt" by Lena Junoff, "Don't" by Doris, "Benny Law" by Plums, "Lite For Liten" by Lill Babs, "Vadret" by Mona Wessman, and "You Really Have Started Something" by Britt Bergstrom. 24 tracks in all! CD
Also available Girls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 to 1970 ... LP 21.99

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✨✧ VariousGirls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1966 to 1970 ... LP
Ace (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $21.99
Totally groovy sounds from the Swedish scene of the 60s – a flurry of female pop tunes that we love every bit as our favorite French femme work from the time! Like French pop, the tunes here are lively and upbeat – often with a slight current of funk or soul in the rhythms, and with instrumentation that mixes fuller orchestrations with groovier elements at the core – creating a juxtaposition of large sound and personal presence that makes the music plenty darn great throughout! There have been lots of other European scenes tapped like this over the years – but this may well be the first Swedish collection we've ever heard – and, thanks to the folks at Ace Records, it gets beautiful presentation with top-shelf sound, and detailed notes on the music. Titles include "The Girls Want The Boys" by Eleanor Bodel, "Karlek Finns Det Overallt" by Mak Les Souers, "Last Train To Liverpool" by Plommons, "Good Kind Of Hurt" by Lena Junoff, "Don't" by Doris, "Benny Law" by Plums, "Lite For Liten" by Lill Babs, "Vadret" by Mona Wessman, and "You Really Have Started Something" by Britt Bergstrom. 12 tracks in all! LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Girls Want The Boys – Sweden's Beat Girls 1964 to 1970 ... CD 16.99

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✨✧ VariousLe Pop – La Boum – Les Chansons De La Nouvelle Scene Francaise ... CD
Le Pop Musik (Germany), 2016. New Copy ... $15.99
New sounds from the contemporary French music scene – a huge amount of excellent tracks you might not come across on your own! Unlike some of the previous volumes in the Le Pop series, which might have skewed towards more classic-sounding music – the range of styles here is pretty great, and pretty darn groovy – some numbers that are very 21st Century in their use of beats, rhythms, and production – others that rework older styles in postmodern manners, with creative touches that are completely wonderful! There's plenty here to expand your understanding way past Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin – and titles include "Cheri" by Oai Star, "Eclipse Twist" by Raidomatic, "Singapore Slang" by Call Me Poupee", "Jmy Attendais Pas" by Clea Vincent, "Y'A Des Garcons" by Fabulous Trobadors, "La Noce Ya No Existe" by Benjamin Biolay, "Danze Avec Moi" by Noze, "Comme Un Manouche Sans Guitare" by Thomas Dutronc, and "Bordel" by Alister. CD
Also available Le Pop – La Boum – Les Chansons De La Nouvelle Scene Francaise (with download) ... LP 22.99

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VariousLe Pop – La Boum – Les Chansons De La Nouvelle Scene Francaise (with download) ... LP
Le Pop Musik (Germany), 2016. New Copy 2LP ... $22.99
New sounds from the contemporary French music scene – a huge amount of excellent tracks you might not come across on your own! Unlike some of the previous volumes in the Le Pop series, which might have skewed towards more classic-sounding music – the range of styles here is pretty great, and pretty darn groovy – some numbers that are very 21st Century in their use of beats, rhythms, and production – others that rework older styles in postmodern manners, with creative touches that are completely wonderful! There's plenty here to expand your understanding way past Serge Gainsbourg and Jane Birkin – and titles include "Cheri" by Oai Star, "Eclipse Twist" by Raidomatic, "Singapore Slang" by Call Me Poupee", "Jmy Attendais Pas" by Clea Vincent, "Y'A Des Garcons" by Fabulous Trobadors, "La Noce Ya No Existe" by Benjamin Biolay, "Danze Avec Moi" by Noze, "Comme Un Manouche Sans Guitare" by Thomas Dutronc, and "Bordel" by Alister. LP, Vinyl record album
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Also available Le Pop – La Boum – Les Chansons De La Nouvelle Scene Francaise ... CD 15.99

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VariousMovements Vol 7 – Compiled By Tobias Kirmayer ... CD
Tramp (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $12.99
Maybe the coolest collection so far in this all-great series – a package that really has the Movements set expanding its vibe – to include some jazzier and more R&B-based titles as well – a perfect mix for their long-running love of funk and soul! The collection's got a gritty sound right from the start – a reach that goes back to the earliest days of soul to find some skittish nuggets that are great groovers – and a run up to the 70s to pull together some hip modal jazz tracks that provide a wonderful sense of contrast – sounds that are all groovy, all soulful, but span a rich world of styles and scenes! There's loads of gems here we'd never heard before at all – and titles include "California Dreaming" by Nu Art Quartet, "Sugar" by Howard B Smith, "Woke Up This Morning" by Rene Baily, "Unchain My Heart" by Johnny B & The Music Makers, "Nitty Gritty Humbug" by Steve Mason Trio, "He's A Real Gone Guy" by Dorothy Ramsey, "Out Of This World" by George Smith, "How Can You Be So Cold" by Lee Mitchell, "Dasheka" by Bob Hines Trio, "The Deep End" by Ray Johnson, and "The Purple Jellybean" by Johnny Walker Trio. CD

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VariousPied Piper – The Pinnacle Of Detroit Northern Soul ... LP
Pied Piper/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
Stunning soul from the Detroit underground of the late 60s – a treasure trove of gems that literally grew up in the shadows of Motown – given that the work here was spearheaded by the Pied Piper Productions team of Jack Ashford, Mike Terry, Joe Hunter and Herbie Williams of the legendary Funk Brothers! There's a tighter, more energetic vibe to the material than on some of the more grandly soaring sounds of Detroit's bigger hits of the time – and we really love the unfussy, driving soul essence at play here – a gritty, groovy, and really hard-burning sound that makes just about every number here a gem – and a real change, if you only know the bigger hits from Motown! The track selection is wonderful – and even includes a number of never-issued tracks from the time, plus singles issued on Kapp and some smaller labels too. Titles include "Just Can't Leave You" by Tony Hester, "I Can't Hold On" by Lorraine Chandler, "We Go Together (alt with rap intro)" by The Cavaliers, "Voo Doo Madamoiselle" by September Jones, "More Than A Memory" by Nancy Wilcox, "That's When I Need You" by Freddy Butler, "This Heart Is Lonely" by Rose Batiste, "I'm Not Built That Way" by The Hesitations, You Only Live Twice (original take)" by Lorrane Chandler, "Ooh It Hurts Me" by The Cavaliers, and "Set My Herat At Ease" by Mikki Farrow. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousRicordare – The Songs Of Ennio Morricone ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s/2016. New Copy ... $16.99
A fantastic collection of songs originally penned by soundtrack genius Ennio Morricone – served up here in a host of vocal versions that really show how many different artists and styles he influenced over the years! Some of the cuts here are expected Italian pop singles – vocal variations of Morricone themes in Italian – but as the set moves on, there's a really groovy range of different sounds from all over the world – some with a relation to the soundtrack/sound library scene, but lots more by a variety of artists inspired by the genius of the maestro. As with other sets like this on Ace Records, the package features detailed notes – helping put all the music in context – and the 21 track set list is full of surprises, mostly with songs from the golden late 60s/early 70s era, mixed with some stunning gems from later years. Titles include "Questi Vent'Anni Miei" by Catherine Spaak, "Una Stanza Vuota" by Lisa Gastoni, "Hurry To Me" by Amii Stewart, "La Ballata Di Hank McCain" by Jackie Lynton, "Ballad Of Sacco & Vanzetti" by Scott Walker, "Ricordare" by Gerard Depardieu, "It Couldn't Happen Here" by Pet Shop Boys, "Il Tempo Sa" by Romina Arena, "Amalia Por Amor" by Hayley Westenra, "A Brisa Do Coracao" by Dulces POntes, and "Canzione Basilica" by Fausto Cigliano. CD

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VariousSlitherama Volume 3 – Psychedelic Tokyo 1966 to 1969 ... CD
Bamboo (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $9.99
The sounds here hardly slither at all – as they're laid down by cool Japanese groups of the 60s, who move with the best upbeat energy of the garage scene at the time! As you might know from the odd track used in a Quentin Tarantino scene over the years, Japan had a pretty groovy rock scene back in the 60s – one that really embraced the best guitar-based sounds from the US and UK, and turned out a pretty darn great home-grown variety of its own! Many of these groups sing in English, and they also use lots of fuzzy guitars and swirling keyboards – to serve up some killer cuts that include "Knock On Wood" by The Voltage, "Zen Blues" by The Golden Cups, "Thinking Of You Baby" by The Spiders, "Everything's Alright" by Outcast, "Comin Home Baby" by The Sharp Five, "Blue Feeling" by The Jaguars, and "Yo Sa Bi Da" by The Mops. CD

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VariousSuper Animated Breaks & SFX – Mixed By Muro ... CD
Sony (Japan), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99
One of the coolest records we've ever heard from DJ Muro – and that's saying a hell of a lot, given how much we love his other projects! This totally wonderful set has Muro mixing it up with snippets of songs from Japanese animated work of the 60s, 70s, and 80s – very cool, very groovy cuts that bring together funky rhythms, jazzy solos, weird electronics, and plenty more – all then woven by Muro into this stunning mix of sounds that includes bits from 37 different songs! All the titles and information are in Japanese – but the feel of the set is like some of the best funk soundtrack work you love from the 70s – from American blacksploitation to the best in European cop and crime. And with Muro on the decks, the mix is perfect – done with the same sort of genius as his Fender Rhodes mixes from a few years back! CD

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VariousVenezuela 70 – Cosmic Visions Of A Latin American Earth – Venezuelan Experimental Rock In The 1970s ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $19.99
A completely amazing collection of sounds from the 70s scene in Venezuela – a really un-tapped legacy of fantastically creative music – most of it pretty darn groovy, too! Despite the "rock" in the title, the music here is more in a mix of funky jazz and other creative instrumental styles – a bit of Latin in some of the rhythms, some spiritual currents at other points, and a really rich blend of electric and acoustic instrumentation, with some other offbeat touches too! The music is almost more on the farther side of the spectrum from creative Latin combos in New York or LA at the time – not salsa, but with some salsa currents – not Chicano rock, but with some of those elements too – and maybe some of the better touches of the most experimental groups in Havana, the few who were reaching for a new style at the time. Venezuela was riding high on oil money at the time of these recordings – and there's definitely a sense of creativity for its own sake going on here – especially in some of the more electric moments, which reflect elements we really never would have expected. As always with Soul Jazz, the package is as great as the music – a mini-history lesson in itself – and titles include "Irene" by Aldemaro Romero Y Su Onda Nueva, "Dame De Comer" by Miguel Angel Fuster, "Amor En Llamas" by Pablo Schneider, "Aragueney" by Vytas Brenner, "Joropo No 1" by Grupo CIM, "Panico A Las 5am" by Angel Rada, "San Juan Tambo Y Fuera" by Un Dos Tres Y Fuera, "Ayudame A Encontrar Mi Camino" by Apocalipsis, and "Barcos De Pape" by Fernando Yvosky. CD

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VariousWhere The Girls Are Vol 4 – Atlantic's Feminine Side ... CD
Atlantic/Ace (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
An all-Atlantic Records volume of this excellent series from Ace Records – one that features rare singles from the 60s that go way past the label's familiar hits – including a good blend of soul tracks, sweet harmonies, and rare rockers we never would have heard otherwise! The collection offers up the strong focus on mid 60s female work that you'll find in previous volumes – but there's also some harder edges here, given the Atlantic approach – and the tracks run the gamut from New York numbers to Motorcity sounds, and even some west coast gems! The package features 26 tracks in all – and titles include "In Paradise" by The Cookies, "Everybody Dance" by Lydia Marcelle, "The Beating Of My Heart" by The Dorelles, "Friday Kind Of Monday" by The Meantime, "Lovin Valentine" by April Stevens, "Rhapsody" by Tamiko, "A Groovy Kind Of Love" by Patti Labelle & The Bluebelles, "Tomorrow Is Another Day" by Doris Troy, "Devil In The Dark" by The Goodnight Kisses, and "Wise Guys" by Shirley Matthews & The Big Town Girls. CD

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✨✧ Dorothy AshbyJazz Harpist ... LP
Regent, 1956. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Jazz harpist Dorothy Ashby has always had one of the most unusual sounds around – and even though it might sound a bit crazy at first, her mix of harp playing with tight jazzy backing is always a winning combination. This early album has Ms Ashby playing with a groovy little combo that includes Frank Wess on flute, Ed Thigpen on drums, and Wendell Marshall on bass. Even at this early age, Dorothy shows her writing skills well with the originals "Aeolian Groove, "Lamentation", and "Spicy" – and she does a nice job with the other standards she chooses to cover. A nice record, with a soulful sound that you wouldn't expect! LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear, an address sticker & mostly split top & bottom seams. Vinyl plays with some clicks & crackles.)

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✨✧ Bixio-Frizzi-TemperaMagnetic Systems ... CD
Cinevox/Finders Keepers (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A tremendous trio from the Italian soundtrack scene of the 70s – Franco Bixio, Fabio Frizzi, and Vince Tempera – all great talents on their own, but a real powerhouse of grooves when they got together on work like this! The Bixio-Fizzi-Tempera name always meant something extra-groovy on a record – either an extra-funky soundtrack with lots of weird touches, or the kind of cool Italian single that might be somewhere between sound library funk and more progressive material – a really rich array of sounds that came from the trio during their years working together in the mid 70s! This package brings together some of the best cuts from those days, with an extra special Finders Keepers/Andy Votel ear for the weirdest and most unusual sounds – which creates an album that's plenty funky, but in ways that are very different from the usual US or European styles of the time. Basslines, heavy drums, spacey keyboards, and odd guitar sounds abound – and titles include "Electronic Sound", "Avangiu", "Godzilla", "Allucinazione Mistiche", "Death's Song", "Escape", "Vai Gorilla", "Night Club Dance", "The Hunt Down", and "Concessioni Naturali". CD
Also available Magnetic Systems ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Les & Larry ElgartGirl Watchers/Wonderful World Of Today's Hits ... CD
Columbia/Vocalion (UK), 1967. New Copy ... Temporarily 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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✨✧ Michel LegrandEVA – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Doxy, 1962. New Copy ... $21.99
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. Titles include "Water Ski", "At The Bar", "One Morning In Roma", "Eva & Tivian", "The Wedding", and "Adam & Eve", which is sung in a vocal version by the great Tony Middleton! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jimmy OwensJimmy Owens ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
Great stuff from trumpeter Jimmy Owens! Owens was always one of the hipper talents on his instrument during the 70s, and this A&M set features him in a nice groovy group that includes 2 guitars, and piano by Kenny Barron. The tracks are long, and offer Owens chance to open up amidst the shifting soundscapes and soulful rhythms. Titles include "What's The Use", "Do It To It", "My Life", and a great version of "Caravan". LP, Vinyl record album
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