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✨✧ Roger CairnsScot In LA ... CD
2006. Used ... Out Of Stock
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✨✧ Guido & Maurizio De AngelisLa Montagana Del Dio Cannibale/Messalina, Messalina ... CD
Cometa (Italy), 1977/1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pair of thrilling 70s action scores – back to back on a single CD! First up is La Montagna Del Dio Cannibale – a cannibal narrative scored with a great sense of drama by the De Angelis brothers – almost the same energy as their cop/crime work, but without the funk – just full, rich sounds that really build over time, and create this strong feeling of suspense! There's a few exotic elements in the music, given the setting – and these make for some slight hint of a groove – and titles include "Visioni Distorte", "Marcia Allucinante", "La Montagana E Il Mistero", "Ipnosi Tragica", and "Il Dio Cannibale". Messalina Messalina has an older Roman setting, and a relatively sexy narrative – and the music is scored with a mix of percussion, light flute, and some slinky electric basslines – of that great sort that was often used to convey sex in 70s Euro cinema! Some of the melodies are playful, others more erotic – and titles include "Notti Romane", "Danzatrici", "Incontro D'Amore", "Un Piacevole Addio", "Messalina", and "Ballata Burlona". CD
(Limited edition of 500!)

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✨✧ Toni EspositoLa Banda Del Sole ... LP
Philips/Radici (Italy), 1978. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A wonderful blend of Italian jazz and Brazilian inspiration – served up by percussionist Toni Esposito with a warmly electric vibe! The album's an Italian one, but it's got a groove that reminds us of our favorite Brazilian fusion from the period – a criss-crossing of cultural modes that's a bit like the German gems explored on the Glucklich series, but with sweeter elements that really bring the whole thing back to Brazil! Lots of the vocals are wordless, scatting along with the percussion and basslines in a really nice way – and the album has a few interesting elements on mandolin and melodica too. The record's got a wonderful remake of Pharoah Sanders' "Hum Allah" – worth the price of the record alone – and other tracks include "Ballo In 7", "La Banda Del Sole", "Mugurru", "Quartetto", and "Il Lungo Viaggio". LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered, limited edition of 300 copies – on clear vinyl!)

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✨✧ Nico FidencoLa Ragazzina (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1974. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet little score from Italian composer Nico Fidenco – best known round these parts for his sultry work for some of the 70s Emmanuelle films, sounding equally groovy on this more obscure album from the time! There's a light groove throughout the album – sometimes a slinky Euro sex sort of vibe, other times a much more pronounced approach to funk – with a mix of electric and acoustic elements that includes vibes, keyboards, flute, piano, and other great touches – all recorded with the spaciousness and care you'd expect from the generation. Titles include "La Ragazzina", "Speed", "Monica's Love", "Sandra's Dream", "Monica's Mirror", "Sandra", "Motor Ship", "Duello In 3/4", "Sandra In Love", and "Monica's Flight". CD features 15 tracks from the original promo-only album – plus 12 more previously-unissued numbers! CD

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✨✧ Gerardo Frisina Presents Liviana FerriYe Maya E/Confiance A La Musique ... 12-inch
Schema (Italy), 2015. New Copy (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
Gerardo Frisina works here with a great female singer – the lovely Liviana Ferri, who brings in a much deeper vibe than usual to his music! Part of that quality also comes from the Cubafro group, who work with Ferri and bring in plenty of raw percussion – all directed by Frisina's songwriting and percussion, but in a way that's maybe more classically-styled Latin than some of his own music. The group's also got some wonderfully heavy acoustic bass on the leadoff cut – plus trumpet lines and a bit of flute too – on the titles "Ye Maya E", "Confiance A La Musique", and "Ye Maya E (Ye Maya)". 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Francis LaiMayerling/La Lecon Particuliere/Le Soleil Des Voyous ... CD
Rambling (Japan), Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A nice collection of soundtracks scored by Francis Lai – one of our favorite French composers of the 60s! Mayerling's a bit of a period piece, and as such, is mostly orchestral – but the real gem here is the soundtrack for La Lecon Particuliere – a great little soundtrack that's got some really wonderful go-go tunes that have that hip 60s "jerk" style that was so big in French pop! Le Soleil Des Voyous is also pretty darn great – and features some tunes that mix together more groovy 60s styles with some of the slower, slinkier numbers that Lai always did so well in the films of Claude Lelouch. The CD's got a total of 24 tracks in all, 2 with vocals by Nicole Croisille – and titles include "Where Did Our Summers Go", "La Lecon Particuliere", "Night In Avoriaz", "Poursuite Pop", "Slow Pour Denis", "Nostalgie Bresilienne", "Jim", and "Olivier". CD

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✨✧ Angelo LavagninoKali Yug – La Dea Della Vendetta ... LP
Contempo/CAM (Italy), 1963. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest, most exotic soundtracks we've ever heard from Angelo Francesco Lavagnino – and that's saying a lot, given that he also did work for crime, western, and sci fi movies too! The music has a feel that nicely fits the cover – almost exotica at times, but with more touches of jazz and soundtrack elements too – although some numbers use very cool percussion and woodwinds, with a feel that's almost ethnographic in spots! The careful blend almost rivals Les Baxter at his Capitol Records best – and titles include "Il Raja", "Idillio Di Amrita", "Le Carovane", "Rapsodia Indiana", "Giostra Bengalese", and "Notturno In Giardino". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Michel LegrandLa Rancon De La Gloire (The Price Of Fame) ... CD
Play Time (France), 2015. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A relatively recent soundtrack from Michel Legrand – but one that shows that the legendary maestro's lost none of his touch over the years! If anything, there's a depth and complexity here that may surpass some of Legrand's work – orchestral modes that often evoke his score for Peau D'Ane in the way woodwinds and strings lightly intertwine and allow beautiful melodies to flourish – those kind of special themes that allow Legrand to deliver so much feeling with so little effort. Titles include "La Sortie De L'Ombre", "Rosa Et Samira", "Osman Et Eddy", "La Cure", "Chaplin", "En Avant", "Guet Apens", and "Crooker". CD

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✨✧ Moraes MoreiraAnos 70 – 1975 to 1979 (Moraes Moreira/Cara E Coracao/Alto Falante/La Vem O Brasil Descendo E Ladeir) (4CD box set) ... CD
Som Livre/Discobertas (Brazil), Late 70s. New Copy 4CDs ... Out Of Stock
Four full albums from Moraes Moreira – an overlooked Brazilian singer of the late 70s, – at least on an international level – but one who made some very soulful work at the time, especially after departing the group Os Novos Baianos! The records here show a great progression of styles – starting out with Jorge-Ben like samba soul, and mixing in more traditional samba, bits of jazz, and more – often a late 70s mix of MPB and samba – put together with the rootsy feel of the latter, but also some of the more creative song styles of the former! At times, there's a tightness here that's unusual for a samba record – especially as Moraes grows in confidence, yet still keeps things far from being commercial. The box features four full albums, all with remastered sound and artwork – Moraes Moreira, Cara E Coracao, Alto Falante, and La Vem O Brasil Descendo E Ladeir.r. CD

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✨✧ Ennio MorriconeLa Resa Dei Conti (aka The Big Gundown) ... CD
GDM (Italy), 1966. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of Ennio Morricone's first groundbreaking scores for the western – a brilliant batch of tunes composed for The Big Gundown, handled in a way that mixed the typical western guitar-based themes with some of the maestro's other compulsions – like wordless vocals and isolated instrumentation amidst lush orchestral backdrops! There's barely any "spaghetti" on the plate of this one – as the sound is often quite lean and very clean – a real change from some of the more dramatic, romantic styles that were being used in American westerns. Titles include "La Corrida", "La Vedova", "La Resa Dei Conti", "Dopo La Condanna", "Rune Man Run", "Primo Deserta", and "Corri Uomo Corri". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ennio MorriconeLa Trappola Scatta A Beirut (10 inch pressing) ... LP
GDM (Italy), 1966. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Great work from Ennio Morricone, and pretty unusual too – penned for a hip spy thriller from the late 60s – done with some bold, jazzy inflections on the instrumentation – and styles that echo American and British thrillers of a similar nature! There's some nicely jazzy elements at times – great use of flute and saxophone over more complicated backings, which have these shimmering qualities that really offset the solo instruments nicely – and although there's a bit less of the Morricone sense of space in the overall composition, there's still some key darker touches that are definitely the mark of the maestro. Titles include "Relax Per Un Agente Segreto", "Inseguimento", "Attesa E Fuga", "Agente 505 Missione Compiuta", and "Langiudamente". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful 10" pressing!)

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✨✧ Ennio MorriconeQuando Le Donne Avevano La Coda (When Women Had Tails) ... LP
Contempo (Italy), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A lost Ennio Morricone treasure – to a very strange film set in prehistoric times! Yet despite the setting of the film, the music is right up there with the best of Morricone's groovy period – using sweet voices from I Cantori Modern, lead lines from Edda Dell'Orso, light harpsichord touches, and the otherwise perfect style that Morricone used on some of our favorite soundtracks from the time! The blend is surprisingly light, and surprisingly playful – more mod, bossa, and jazzy than anything you'd expect from a caveman (or woman!) The whole thing's great – and tracks include "Balletto Sulle Uova", "Can Can Delle Filly", "I Civettoni", "Marcetta Dei Sette", "Nascita Di Filly", and "Preludio Alla Gioia". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Mario Nascimbene/Shirley BasseyL'Arciere Delle Mille E Una Notte/La Lotta Dell'Uomo Per La Sua Sopravvivenza ... CD
Digitmovies (Italy), 1962/1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Archery action from a flying carpet – all set to a vintage score from maestro Mario Nascimbene! The music's got that full, orchestral vibe of Nascimbene's more famous work of the time – maybe more Italo blood and sandals than some of his epics, with both dramatic flourishes on the percussion and horns, and some cool use of chorus vocals that create a mythical vibe on some of our favorite tracks. The whole thing's maybe not as boldly bracing as you'd expect from the cover image – but it's definitely on the better side of the Italian fantasy score! CD features four more tracks from the 1970 TV show The Fight For Survival – all very different, and completely great! Robert Pregadio handles the orchestrations, and Shirley Bassey sings on three of the four tracks here – with this cool, soulful, dramatic style that's maybe even better than her work on James Bond films! CD

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✨✧ Bruno NicolaiIl Trono Di Fuoco (Throne Of Fire)/ El Proceso De La Brujas ... CD
Lucertola (Germany), 1969/1997. Used ... Out Of Stock
The great Bruno Nicolai wrote and directed the dark spooky score to this classic Jess Franco film that was produced in 1969. The film's a spooky work about torture and violence in Ye Olde England, and Nicolai's music is a mix of orchestral pieces, brassy arrangements, and instrumenation that includes lots of kettle drums and some cool church organ. It's largely orchestral/historical, but with a nice edge, and a good set of notes. Also includes a total of 33 tracks, with material that wasn't originally included in the film! CD
(Out of print. Limited to 1000 copies!)

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✨✧ Riz OrtolaniLa Danza Macabra (140 gram vinyl) ... LP
Cinevox/Contempo (Italy), 1964. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An early spooky soundtrack from Riz Ortolani – a composer we usually know best for more playful work of the 60s, but who really shines here in his score for a film also known as Castle Of Blood! The music has this tense, spare sort of feel – almost prefacing more atonal moments to come from the Italian scene in the 70s, with a mix of acoustic orchestrations and some keyboard effects that almost have a sci-fi feel! A few warmer moments provide this great sense of contrast – and the album features 22 tracks in all – served up in a wonderful cover, too. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John PhillipsJohn The Wolfking Of LA (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Dunhill/Varese, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
It's a long way from The Mamas & The Papas by this time for John Phillips – standing on the beach on the cover, all bedraggled in a dirty hat and coat, with a long beard, and a worn-out look on his face – but that change turns out to be a great one for him, as you'll hear on the set! The style here is much rougher and earthier than the sweeter pop of the 60s – a batch of Laurel Canyon folksy numbers that show the hipper side of Phillips that didn't always get expressed in his former pop years. Titles include "April Anne", "Captain", "Drum", "Someone's Sleeping", "Holland Tunnel", and "Mississippi". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Nicola PiovaniLa Notte Di San Lorenzo ... CD
Quartet (Spain), 1982. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Heartwarming and sensitive sounds from Nicola Piovani – an 80s soundtrack that's not unlike some of Ennio Morricone's most famous work from the time – especially in its sense of memory and nostalgia! The core body of work here – five tracks from the original album – varies these beautiful symphonic suites – "La Notte Di San Lorenzo" in two long parts – with some shorter numbers that evoke spirituality – and the CD then adds in a massive 13 more bonus tracks from the film and alternate recordings, which really expands the lovely theme in really great ways. CD
(Limited edition of 500 copies.)

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✨✧ Ghislain Poirier feat BeansCold As Hell (orig, clean, inst)/Don't Smile It's Post-Modern/La Blessure ... 12-inch
Chocolate Industries, 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
A pretty nice new post modern electro popper from Quebec based DJ/producer/painter Ghislain Poirier – featuring rhymes from former Anti Pop Consortium MC Beans. The Pro Tools funk sound is in full force here – with that deep, clean bass & beats sound, with prominent vocals by Beans. The non-Beans numbers have more of an ambient electronica vibe, but still with hip hop-learned beats setting the pace. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Clear yellow vinyl pressing.)

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✨✧ PucciniLa Rondine – Anna Moffo/Daniele Barioni/mario Sereni/Graziella Sciutti/Piero De Palma/Fracesco Molinari Pradelli/RCA Italian Opera Orchestr ... LP
RCA, 1967. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
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(Deep groove white dog stereo pressing – 3s/4s, 4s/4s! Includes original book and box both of which are in great shape.)

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✨✧ Line RenaudC'Est La Vie ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Unusual work from singer Line Renaud – a vocalist that most people know from her famous French work, but one who also sings here in German – on a run of singles done for that market in the 50s and early 60s! The style here is a slight variation on the postwar French pop that Renaud was doing at the time – and recordings were done in both Paris and Berlin, with backings from groups led by Gert Wilden, Henry Mayer, and others – all detailed in the discography attached to the package – in the usual Bear Family style. The notes are all in German, but include some great pictures of the original records – and titles include "Alles Gluck Dieser Welt", "Tequila Senoritas Und Gitarren", "Der Kleine Dompfaff", "C'Est La Vie", "Mein Traum Bist Du", "Pierrot", "Stundenlang Tagelang Wochenlang", and "Zeig Mir Den Weg Zuruck Ins Heimatland". CD
 
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Eddie BoydVacation From The Blues/I Cry ... 7-inch
La Salle, 1961. Very Good ... $39.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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Mary ClarkTake Me I'm Yours (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
La Shawn, Late 70s. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 14.98
A stunning clubby masterpiece – one of the most soulful singles to come from the P&P studios, and a killer groove with some really wonderful vocals! The track moves along at a slightly mellower clip than the usual P&P groove – a sweet skipping midtempo groove that's flecked with some nice moogy instrumentation at the sides, and which is a perfect showcase for the deep deep soul vocals of Mary Clark! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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John Douglas/Brian GascoigneCrack In The World/Phase IV ... CD
La La Land, 1965/1974. New Copy ... $19.99
Two obscure sci fi soundtracks – back to back on a single CD! First up is 1965's Crack In The World – scored by John Douglas with a mixture of orchestral modes to illustrate the dramatic scientific bent of the narrative – brooding brasses, airier woodwinds, and some robust passages that burst out strongly with the torrent of action on the screen! Titles include "Love Scene", "No Stopping It", "Magma/Off Sheetwater Island", "Avalance", "A New Moon", and "Stephen Is Ill". Phase IV is something else entirely – a 70s sci fi film that gets a very different soundtrack approach from Brian Gascoigne – whose tracks here are all quite long, longer than seven minutes each, and work almost as mini narratives in sound – as the darker moments are illuminated by occasional lyrical touches, which are then suppressed as more atonal insect-sounding elements win in the end! CD
(Limited edition of 1000)

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Don Ellis/Brad FiedelFrench Connection Collection (French Connection/French Connection II/Popeye Doyle) ... CD
La La Land, 1971/1975/1986. New Copy 2CD ... $24.99
Great thriller soundtracks back to back on one CD – the soundtracks for both French Connection films, both handled by funky jazzman Don Ellis – plus the even rarer score for the later Popeye Doyle film, by Brad Fiedel – packaged here with other rare bonus tracks too! The music by Don Ellis is really incredible – a real cut above other 70s cop and action soundtracks, with a dark edge that shows that Ellis had been listening to some of the hipper European soundtrack composers of the time, but was still also cool enough to kick in with a badass kind of groove whenever he could! The instrumentation on the tunes is very odd – familiar, yet askew – as trumpet, guitar, and keyboard bits come off with some very weird effects. The sound of Popeye Doyle is a bit different – given that the film was an 80s TV addition to the French Connection narrative – with Ed O'Neil in the lead role that was previously handled by Gene Hackman. But Brad Fiedel's score is still pretty nice – definitely more 80s in its instrumentation, but handled with a mode that echoes the Ellis years, with the flavor of a decade later. This 2CD package has way more material than the previous issue – with a total of 48 tracks from the first two films – and 29 more from Popeye Doyle – a whopping 77 tracks in all, with some great notes too! CD
(Limited edition of 2000 copies!)

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Dominic Frontiere & Alex NorthRat Patrol Vol 2 ... CD
MGM/La La Land, 1966/2014. Used ... $9.99
Performed by the Graunke Symphony Orchestra. CD

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Jerry GoldsmithStar Trek – The Motion Picture Soundtrack (3CD set) ... CD
Sony/La La Land, 1979. Used 3 CDs ... $24.99
Includes the film score, the 1979 album, alternates & additional music. CD

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Jerry GoldsmithTake A Hard Ride ... CD
20th Century/La La Land, 1975. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A moody western soundtrack – scored by Goldsmith for this 1975 film that starred Jim Brown, Fred Williamson, and Jim Kelly! The music does a really great job of displacing these three from their usual blacksploitation action roles – going for a dreamy sort of approach to the western, one that's clearly inspired by Italian composers of the late 60s spaghetti genre, but which also shares some of the orchestral touches of Goldsmith's other work. Goldsmith was really at the height of his powers during the 70s – and the depth and subtlety of this score is a good illustration of his best strengths – quite different than you might expect. Titles include "Work Camp", "The Wagon", "The Big Dive", "The Hunter", "Fancy Footwork", and "A Sad Story". CD
(Limited to 2000 copies.)

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Jerry Goldsmith/Lionel NewmanBandolero ... CD
Project 3/La La Land, 1968. New Copy ... $19.99
A way cooler soundtrack than you might expect – not only different than the usual western score of the time, but surprisingly sophisticated work for a movie that featured stars like Dean Martin, Jimmy Stewart, Raquel Welch, and George Kennedy! The music was conducted by Lionel Newman, and it's often got this sense of spareness and space that really makes things magical – sounds just hanging there in air, isolated instruments moving in Morricone-like fashion, yet in ways that still occasionally have some of the boldness you'd expect from Jerry Goldsmith too. The themes are often personal, almost romantic – yet never soppy, and occasionally inflected with exotic elements that really keeps things interesting. CD features 28 tracks in all – the full original album, music from the film, and bonus cuts as well – with titles that include "El Jefe", "The Imposter", "Main Title", "The Violator", "The Bait", "Ambushed", "A Bad Day For Hanging", and "Sabinas". CD
(Limited pressing of 2000 copies.)

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George GreeleyMy Favorite Martian ... CD
La La Land, Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
Wonderful music for the TV show My Favorite Martian – that groovy early 60s program that starred Bill Bixby and Ray Walston as the aliens next door! George Greeley's theme is one of our favorite TV tags from the period – but the rest of the music here is even more sophisticated – a nice range of scene-setting modes that really keeps with the lightly comedic feel of the program, and almost has more of a 50s approach than a 60s sort of groove. There's a few very occasional "space" moments, but most of the music is nicely grounded in an early blend of strings and woodwinds – and packaged in a lovely set that's filled with notes on the music and show. 23 tracks in all – with titles that include "Danger High Voltage", "A Loaf Of Bread", "Hitch Hike To Mars", "The Disastro-Nauts", "Shake Well & Don't Use", "My Nephew The Artist", and "Martian Report #1". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Los PapinesRumba Sin Alarde ... CD
El Inspector De La Salsa, 1994. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Bear McCrearyBattlestar Galactica – Blood & Chrome – Original Soundtrack From The Syfy Special Events – The Plan/Razor ... CD
La La Land, 2013. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Bear McCrearyCaprica – Original Soundtrack From The Syfy Television Series ... CD
La La Land, 2009. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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StarfiresTeenbeat A Go Go ... LP
La Brea, 1965. Very Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some seam splitting and a small name in pen.)

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Johnnie TaylorJohnnie Taylor Sings Take This Heart Of Mine EP ... LP
LA, 1982. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Includes "Doin' A Dance", "I Keep On Dancing", "Take This Heart Of Mine", and "Come Out Star". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dimitri TiomkinWild Is The Wind ... CD
La La Land, 1957. New Copy 2CD ... $19.99
A wonderful 2CD set of music from Dimitri Tiomkin – a set that not only features the rare album of Wild Is The Wind, but which also includes the never-issued film soundtrack as well! Both recordings are rich and expressive – that emotive approach to scoring that Tiomkin developed in the 40s, but presented here with a slightly more focused style that's very nice – especially on some of the tunes that echo older European touches in the melody. This lavish package features very detailed notes, and includes a total of 42 tracks in all – including "Bene's Bedroom", "Let Him Go", "Horse Chase", "Memories Of Rossana", "Ange", "Bene Kisses Gioia", "Wild Horses", and "Wild Is The Wind" in a number of variations – including a vocal take by Johnny Mathis. CD
(Limited to 1200 copies.)

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VariousDoctor's Death Volume IV – Marvels Of Insect Life ... LP
C'est La Mort, 1990. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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VariousFantasy Film Music Of George Pal ... CD
La La Land, 1960s. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print. Limited, numbered edition of 3000.)

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✨✧ Hoyt Curtain, William Hanna, & Joseph BarberaJohnny Quest ... CD
La La Land, 1964. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Music from an ultra-cool kid cartoon of the 60s – sounding almost better here away from the screen than it did in the TV show! The main theme of Johnny Quest has a great current of mod jazz, and there's a fair bit of that on some of the other tracks too – modes that usually feature a larger ensemble with great horn work, in a style that's maybe almost the sound that you'd get if Henry Mancini were scoring a cartoon – with all the richness of color that might imply! Other tracks are more scene-setters, but still quite far from the usual modes for a cartoon – and although the music's credited partly to the show's creators, the Hanna-Barbera team, we're guessing the real genius comes from the music direction of Hoyt Curtain and Ted Nichols. 2CD set features material from a number of different shows – including "Dragons Of Ashida", "The Robot Spy", "Arctic Splashdown", "Calcutta Adventure", "Treasure Of The Temple", "Attack Of The Tree People", "Terror Island", "The Mystery Of The Lizard Men", and "The Curse Of Anubis" – plus other shows too, the main themes, and even some bonus tracks! CD
(Limited edition of 3000!)

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✨✧ Puce Muse (Serge De Laubier/Remi Dury)Live Computer Music ... CD
La Grande Fabrique (France), 1997. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Nelson RiddleBatman (with bonus tracks) ... CD
20th Century/La La Land, 1966. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of Nelson Riddle's finest moments of the 60s – the wonderful original soundtrack for the campy full length Batman film! The tunes have a totally excellent blend of the dramatic and the jazzy – often using full orchestrations, but in a tight way that goes for rhythmic passages and tight little themes – all hitting hard with a style that goes "Zap!" "Pow!" "Slam!" The approach is a fair bit like the crime jazz of the Henry Mancini generation, but has a bit more swing and pop – as you'd guess from the comic book source material. The CD features 29 original instrumental tracks all from the film (6 more than the previous CD reissue) – plus 3 bonus tracks that includes a few other little bits not by Riddle – all packaged with a 20 page booklet that's got lots of vivid images from the movie! 31 tracks in all – with titles that include "Flee For Your Life", "Dehydrated", "Batmobile To Airport", "Good Job", "Roger Wilco", "The Grotto", "Small Craft", "Batman Theme", and "Fine Finkish Friends". CD
 
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✨✧ VariousRock 'N Roll Dance Party ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Not just Rock N Roll, but a classic collection of doo wop, R&B, and more – served up in a massive CD package that brings together all versions of this classic album on Crown Records! The original Rock N Roll Dance Party was a key collection in the late 50s – one that helped push the best R&B artists on the Modern/Kent label to a wider audience, thanks to a more mainstream cover. But as the 60s moved in, the title was re-vamped with new titles – and appeared in different versions that are finally getting sorted out and presented here. The CD features 26 tracks from all the albums – and even if you're not concerned with the discographical information, the whole thing still stands as a hard-rocking collection of grooves – as fresh today as it was nearly 50 years ago! Titles include "Cherry Pie" by Marvin & Johnny, "Don't Be Angry" by The Cadets, "Sunday Meetin Rock" by Johnny Allen, "All Night Long" by Joe Houston, "Dance With Me Henry" by Etta Jones, "Vido's Boogie" by Vido Musso, "Bye Bye Fare Thee Well" by Peppermint Harris, "Ay La Bah" by Dolly Cooper, "Cool Diggin" by Maxwell Davis, "I Want My Baby" by Jimmy Beasley, "Convicted" by Oscar McLollie, and "Have Mercy Miss Percy" by Long Tall Marvin. CD

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✨✧ VariousSaravah Jazz ... CD
Saravah/Sony (Japan), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
French vocals meet jazz instrumentation – all in a blend that's totally sublime, and which features a wide range of unusual styles and sounds! The CD looks at the jazzier side of the legendary Saravah label – tracks that are still very much in the genre-leaping mode of other Saravah work, but which often feature some jazz-based rhythms and instrumentation as well! Very little of the music here is straight jazz in a traditional sense – but the package shows the way that jazz was a key component of the blend of other styles (like bossa and poetry) that comprised the unique Saravah sound! The collection features some nicely obscure tracks from the label – plus even a bit of blues and Brazilian elements too – on titles that include "She Moves" and "Ode To Mafeen" by Clif Streetman with Nana Vasconcelos, "Moon River" by Maurice Vander, "Moment's Noice" by Rene Urtreger, "Chope La Soupape" and "Aujourd'Hui Blues" by Jacques Higelin Et Areski, "Africadeus" by Nana Vasconcelos, "Million People Live The Same Way" by Champion Jack Dupree, "Leo" by Brigitte Fontaine & Areski with Art Ensemble Of Chicago, "Bamako Koulikaro" by Barney Wilen, "A Qui La Tournee" by Maurice Lemaitre et Areski, and the tracks "The Uh Uh Uh", "The Cryptosphere", "The Precipitation Suite", and "Lapis" by Steve Lacy. CD

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✨✧ VariousSoul Of Money Records ... CD
Money/Kent (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing collection of obscure 45 material and rare album tracks from the archives of the legendary Money/Cash labels! Money Records was a huge beacon for somewhat rough-edged driving soul, when it found its niche on the LA scene in the early 60s. Amazing artists that never fully got their due – stars like Bettye Swann, the Larks (aka Pretenders), the Question Marks, King Solomon, Sonny Herman, and tons of others – many with roots in late 50s doo wop and r&b, recorded endearingly rawer singles for the label in the 60s, and stayed as it progressed into more of a smooth, slightly more polished and groovy sound in the early 70s. 24 tracks – most of which are pretty darn hard to track down on vinyl! Includes "Too Much For You" by Bobby Angelle, "What About Me" by Sonny Herman, "Temptation Walk" by the Larks, "Separation" by King Solomon, "You Gave Me Love" by Bettye Swann, "Baby" by Ted "Soul" Hawkins, "Lil' Valley" by M&M and the Peanuts, "Dancing With My Baby" by the T-K-O's, and tons more. Includes an excellent booklet with great photos, bios, and notes on the production and arrangements! CD

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✨✧ VariousSoul Of Money Records Vol 2 ... CD
Money/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Killer soul from the LA underground of the late 60s – a motherlode of work from west coast indie Money Records! The label is every bit as hip as you'd guess from its name – a right on the money blend of the best elements in soul at the time – all served up with some of the tightest production west of the Mississippi, and an undeniable ear for the grittiest side of a groove. There's plenty of great twists and turns to many of these tracks – and in a way, the Money sound of this time reminds us a fair bit of the best work coming from Detroit indies operating in the shadows of Motown. Yet the grooves here are also a fair bit fresher because they're often less familiar – never over-compiled like some of the Motor City tracks, and perfectly presented here with top-shelf Kent Soul standards, both in the mastering and notes that go with the set! Titles include a few previously unissued numbers – with 24 tracks that include "Losing You" by Eddie Horan, "I Thought It Over" by Gwenn Stewart, "My Belief" by The MM's & The Peanuts, "Too Late Now" by The Mysteries, "Strange Things Are Happening To Me" by Eric Williams, "Living A Lie" by Bobby Angelle, "Love Insurance" by Henry Strogin, "The Dance Is Over" by Bettye Swann, "Lost My Love Yesterday" by The Larks, "Ain't That Kinda Sad" by The Question Marks, "Should I Take A Chance" by Ted Walters, "Tam A Rind" by Hank Jacobs & The TKOs, and "You Bet I Would" by Pat Livingston. CD

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Manny AlbamManny Albam's Jazz Greats Of Our Time – Complete Recordings ... CD
Decca/Lonehill (Spain), 1957/1958. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
A great collection of a unique showcase in 50s jazz – large group recordings by arranger Manny Albam, done to showcase some of the best players of the time from both the New York and LA scenes! The sessions were originally recorded for Decca – with volume 1 featuring mostly players from New York, and volume 2 featuring the cream of the crop of the west coast scene. The format was simple – in that Albam would pen arrangements for longish tracks that brought together the whole ensemble – then allowed plenty of space for players to break out in well-crafted solos. Artists include Art Farmer, Harry Edison, Conte Candoli, Bob Brookmeyer, Phil Woods, Zoot Sims, Bill Holman, Gerry Mulligan, Charlie Mariano, Milt Hinton, Lou Levy, Hank Jones, and Pepper Adams – and tracks include "See Here Miss Bromley", "Poor Dr Millmoss", "Blues From Neither Coast", "Home Brew", "Little Eye Opener", "Blues Over Easy (parts 1 & 2)", and "Afterthoughts". 2CD set features 20 tracks in all – seemingly a lot more than on the original albums! CD

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Tito AllenMaldades ... CD
Alegre, 1975. New Copy ... $12.99
One of those 70s salsa albums that grabs us right from the very first note – with warm piano lines and this strong sense of rhythm that hooks us even before the vocals come in! Then, Tito Allen comes into the mix and shows us why he's always been such a standout singer – bringing this sense of power and soul to the music that rivals the wonderfully strong instrumental arrangements by Louis Ramirez and Luis Cruz! Ramirez plays vibes and Cruz plays piano – in a tight combo that also features trumpet, trombone, and lots of percussion and timbales – and include "Rico Melao", "La Puerta", "Los Colaos", and "Vaya Ahi Na'Ma". CD

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Laurindo AlmeidaViva Bossa Nova! ... LP
Capitol, 1962. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A sweet little album from Laurindo Almeida and his "Bossa Nova All Stars" – not a group of Brazilian musicians, and instead a hip set of LA players who really help make the set sparkle! There's a bit more jazz here than on some of Laurindo's other Capitol records of the time – a great 60s update to the groove he first forged in the 50s with Bud Shank – featuring even more swinging rhythms, inventive instrumentation, and a slightly larger group with players who include Jimmy Rowles on organ, Howard Roberts on guitar, Bob Cooper on tenor, Don Fagerquist on trumpet, Justin Gordon on flute, and Shelly Manne, Chico Guerrero, and Milt Holland on percussion! The use of organ is especially nice – a warm wave of sound on top of some great bossa rhythms – and titles include "Naked City Theme", "Teach Me Tonight", "Desafinado", "Mr Lucky", "Theme From Route 66", and "One Note Samba". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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Laurindo Almeida & Bud ShankBrazilliance Vol 1 ... CD
World Pacific, 1953. Used ... $4.99
Landmark set of recordings cut for the Pacific Jazz label in the early 50s, and supposedly a major influence on the early bossa artists in Brazil! The tracks were cut by a quartet led by LA altoist Bud Shank, and featuring Brazilian guitarist Laurindo Almeida, who was living in LA at the time. The mix of alto and guitar, in a jazzy vein, but with Latiny rhythms, is very similar to the early bossa jazz recordings – and even more so to the later American ones by Stan Getz and Charlie Byrd. Supposedly, original 10" LPs of the material made their way to Brazil, and later influenced Jobim and Gilberto. Although we can't confirm that rumor entirely, you'll sure hear a similarity, and even if you don't, the stuff's still pretty darn great. Titles include "Terra Seca", "Amor Flamenco", "Atabaque", "No No", "Noctambulism", "Tocata", and "Carinoso". 15 cuts in all. CD
(Out of print.)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights ... CD
A&M, 1965. Used ... $4.99
Trumpety magic from Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – a record that's known not only for its classic cover of a model dipped in whipped cream, but also for it's tremendously groovy groove! The Tijuana sound is very firmly in place by the time of this set – Mexican-inspired, but compressed down into a sweet little LA groove in that magical A&M way – never too over the top, done in a way that takes a previously-hokey brassy sound, and smoothes it out for the Now Sound generation! Titles include the hit single "Whipped Cream", plus "Taste Of Honey", "Green Peppers", "Bittersweet Samba", "Lemon Tree", "Ladyfingers", and "Butterball". CD
(Out of print original pressing.)

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✨✧ Nancy AmesSpiced With Brasil ... LP
Epic, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $6.99
Bossa with a great American twist! Nancy Ames was an American pop singer of the 60s – one who did mostly folksy tunes with a light California feel, and who here is coming up with some great bossa nova numbers, set to arrangements by Stu Phillips! The package has all the sunniness of a summer LA afternoon at the beach – with the driving groove of a pop bossa session from Rio. The album's perennial favorite is Nancy's remake of "Mas Que Nada" (done here as "Pow Pow Pow") – but there's loads of other wonderful numbers, and the whole album's great! Titles include "Laia La Daia", "Love's Like Wine", "So Nice", and "A Man & A Woman". As the song says – Pow Pow Pow! Her greatest LP by a mile, too! LP, Vinyl record album

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Miguel AngelSamba Na Onda ... CD
Equipe/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1965. New Copy ... $21.99
An upbeat groover from 60s Brazil – a highly percussive album that features work by Wilson Das Neves and Rubens Bassini – plus some excellent chorus vocals too! The whole thing's maybe a bit more of a hard-driving example of the Brazilian harmony mode heard from bigger groups like Tamba Trio or Os Cariocas – served up with a very strong instrumental current that includes heavy piano from the leader, and some great guitar lines from Neco – who you might know from classic albums of his own! The mix is great, and very strong – and makes for an album that bristles with electricity on every groove – on titles that include "Lagrima Flor", "Telefone", "Da Bola", "Deixa Isso Pra La", "Isto E Samba", "Consolacao", "Roda De Samba", and "Bate A Palma". CD

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✨✧ Ars NovaArs Nova (1968) ... LP
Elektra, 1968. Very Good Gatefold ... $8.99
A wonderful little set of post-folk rock – with lots of lovely baroque touches! Ars Nova were really a one-off group – known for only this rare gem, issued on Elektra in 1968 – but with a sound that perfectly summed up a generation! There's a wonderful LA late 60s sound here – somewhere between Love and The Byrds, with the baroque touches of the former and the best country influences of the latter – all wrapped up in earnest, honest songwriting that makes even the ambitious moments come across with surprising charm. A true lost relic, and the kind of record that should be in any late 60s cannon! Titles include "Album In Your Mind", "Pavan For My Lady", "General Clover Ends A War", "And How Am I To Know", "Fields Of People", "Automatic Love", and "Song To The City". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label pressing. Cover has some wear & an unglued bottom seam.)

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AssagaiZimbabwe (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Prog Temple (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
One of the hippest blends of African roots and psychedelic sounds ever – a tremendous record from the UK scene at the start of the 70s! The group is a unique blend of the jazz elements of the Blue Notes group from South Africa – Mongezi Feza on trumpet, Dudu Pukwana on alto and vocals, and Louis Moholo on drums – with some rock touches from guitarist Fred Coker, and Ghanian elements on percussion and vocals from Terri Quays! Most of the other players have strong jazz backgrounds, and because of that the set's got a style that's different than the usual Afro rock outing of its type – more far-reaching and cosmic overall, with some especially great passages from Feza, Pukwana, and Coker. Jade Warrior make a guest appearance too – and titles include "Barazinbar", "Wanga", "La La", "Dalani", "Bayeza", "Sanga", "Come Along", and "Kinzambi". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ethel AzamaCool Heat ... LP
Liberty, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
An album of straight jazz vocals from Hawaiian singer Ethel Azama – an artist who's perhaps better known for her more exotic Liberty album with Martin Denny, but who's working here in a much straighter mode with backings from the great Marty Paich! Paich is at the height of his powers here – using that warmly jazzy approach that could make just about any singer great – so when combined with the strength of Ethel's vocals, the record makes for a very nice sound all the way through! The "cool heat" in the title comes from the fact that some of the arrangements here have a nice 50s LA jazz component (complete with a few solos) – yet still swing with enough heat to groove! Titles include a great version of "You Smell So Good", plus "Daybreak", "All I Need Is You", "You're So Bad For Me", "Time After Time", "I'm Glad There Is You", and "Like Someone In Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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B Bumble & The StingersNut Rocker ... CD
Rendezvous/Ace (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $11.99 18.99
Totally great sounds by a group who weren't really a group at all – just a name for an ongoing series of recordings on the LA scene of the early 60s – which resulted in the smoking instrumentals included on this set! There was no real "B Bumble & The Stingers" – but the breadth of talent here is way wider than just a single group – as these records feature contributions from the legendary Kim Fowley, pianist Ernie Fields, arranger/guitarist Rene Hall, and drummer Earl Palmer – all folks who've got a huge legacy on other pop, rock, and soul classics of the time! And speaking of "classics", these cuts often have an unusual approach – in that many numbers borrow a melody from classical music, then take off into rock instrumental mode – often with some really romping piano from Ernie Fields – who sometimes even plays a John Cage-like prepared piano on some cuts. 24 titles in all – including "Nut Rocker", "Bumble Boogie", "Near You", "Bee Hive", "All Of Me", "Mashed #5", "Dawn Cracker", "Scales", "Baby Mash", "Bumble Bossa Nova", "Chicken Chow Mein", and "Rockin On N Off". CD

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Alice Babs & Duke EllingtonSerenade To Sweden ... CD
Reprise/Real Gone, 1963. New Copy ... On February 3, 2017
A beautiful and rare recording – both for singer Alice Babs, and Ellington himself! The session was cut in Paris in 1963 – and it's a moody, intimate album that features Duke backing up Alice with arrangements that are quieter and more subtle than those used with most other Ellington-related singers. Alice is extremely great on the set – and often sings in weird wordless vocals – not really scatting, but more of a horn based-style that's very icy and cool. The whole thing's great – much greater even than the sum of its two famous parts – and titles include "Serenade To Sweden", "Stoona", "La De Doody Doo", "Strange Visitor", "Come Sunday", "Babsie", and "Untitled Lullaby". CD

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John BakerVendetta Tapes – Incidental Music From The 1960s BBC TV Series & Other Radiophonics (with bonus download) ... LP
Buried Treasure, Mid 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Sublime sound cues from BBC maestro John Baker – a wonderful blend of jazzy moments and weird electronic sounds – often used together at the same time! The feel here is as hip as the hippest Brit TV of the 60s – some very righteous grooves that would have made great records on their own – mixed with moodier moments that blend together all sorts of forward-thinking elements, at a level that was hardly being done on American TV at the time – easy shifts between timings and tones that keep the whole thing moving with an incredible degree of freshness throughout – with a sound that's way way different than any sort of other television work we can think of. Some tracks have improvised tenor or flute passages, often while other weird electric bits are taking place – and there's also lots of nice work on drums and percussion, which further gives the electronics a direction! Titles include tracks from Vendetta episodes "The Sugar Man", "The Dolly Man", "Suivez La Piste", "The Widow Man", "The Caves Of Steel", and "The Ice Cream Man". LP, Vinyl record album
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Milton BananaSambas De Bossa ... CD
BMG (Brazil), 1970s/1993. Used ... $9.99
Tight bossa tracks from one of Brazil's best drummers! We've got to admit, we're not exactly sure when this one's from. Although the copyright date says 1993, we think that this stuff's from the 70s from the production sound – and has been repackaged in a dateless compilation by RCA. The tracks are short little bossa ditties, and nice samba grooves – all with warm jazzy production. Milton's drums are as hot as they always are, with the kind of tight snare action that made his 60s recordings amongst some of the best bossa records of the time. Cuts include "Flor De Liz", "Meu Guri", "Tim Tim Por Tim Tim", "Mas Que Nada", and "La Vem A Baiana". CD
(Out of print.)

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BanglesLadies & Gentleman – The Bangles! ... CD
Omnivore, Early 80s. New Copy ... $9.99 16.98
First-ever compilation of some of the earliest recordings by The Bangles – Mersey Beat, punk and Paisley Underground-inspired tunes that are a world away from their glossy pop to come! In the first couple years of the 80s, before moving to the majors, The Bangles already had the killer voices, hooks and melodies, but played and recorded with a rawer, punkish immediacy, more akin to the LA underground than to nascent Mtv pop. They're much loved to this day for their pop heyday, and deservedly so, but Omnivore has done the deeper diggers a real solid with this collection of the underappreciated early stuff! Includes "Bitchin Summer/Speedway", "Getting Out Of Hand" and "Call On Me" recorded while they were still The Bangs, plus "The Real World", "I'm In Line", "Want You" and "Mary Street", "No Mag Commercial", "Call On Me", "Tell Me", "7 & 7 Is" and more. CD
Also available Ladies & Gentleman – The Bangles! (colored vinyl) (2016 Black Friday Release) ... LP 19.99

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BanglesLadies & Gentleman – The Bangles! (colored vinyl) (2016 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Omnivore, Early 80s. New Copy ... $19.99
First-ever compilation of some of the earliest recordings by The Bangles – Mersey Beat, punk and Paisley Underground-inspired tunes that are a world away from their glossy pop to come! In the first couple years of the 80s, before moving to the majors, The Bangles already had the killer voices, hooks and melodies, but played and recorded with a rawer, punkish immediacy, more akin to the LA underground than to nascent Mtv pop. They're much loved to this day for their pop heyday, and deservedly so, but Omnivore has done the deeper diggers a real solid with this collection of the underappreciated early stuff! Includes "Bitchin Summer/Speedway", "Getting Out Of Hand" and "Call On Me" recorded while they were still The Bangs, plus "The Real World", "I'm In Line", "Want You" and "Mary Street", "No Mag Commercial", "Call On Me", "Tell Me", "7 & 7 Is" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl!)
Also available Ladies & Gentleman – The Bangles! ... CD 9.99
 
 
 



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