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✨✧ Leonard CohenSongs From A Room (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Columbia/Sundazed, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 28.98
The second album from Leonard Cohen – a more stripped down effort produced by Bob Johnston, with some really odd washes of sound on the outer edges of the sound – adding some slightly uneasy atmosphere that's paired masterfully with Cohen's moody pen. An album full of subtle triumphs, with a few of his more iconic songs and certainly in the upper regions of best work. Titles include the classic "Bird On The Wire", "Story of Isaac", "Seems So Long Ago, Nancy", "The Butcher", "You Know Who I Am", "Lady Midnight" and "Tonight Will Be Fine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered, and on high-definition 180 gram vinyl!)

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✨✧ Leonard CohenSongs Of Love & Hate ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the more heavily brooding albums ever cut by Leonard Cohen – and also one of the best – the iconic Songs Of Love And Hate from 1971! Cohen's aptly titled third LP, with the nice spare approach to production that most of his early work had, even more stripped down, with voice and acoustic guitar the focus, and some tasteful, more lush texture when the mood strikes – and oh so incredible wordplay and phrasing from the iconic maverick poet/songwriter. Classic bummers including "Avalanche", "Last Year's Man", "Dress Rehearsal Rag", "Diamonds In The Mine", "Love Calls You By Your Name", "Famous Blue Raincoat", "Sing Another Song, Boys" and "Joan Of Arc". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Leonard CohenYou Want It Darker (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Columbia, 2016. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The cover's a bit chilling, given that the record was Leonard Cohen's last – and it almost makes us feel as if he's looking back on all of us, from the brightness of the great beyond! But even without that image, the album's got a vibe that really lives up to its title – impossible to consider in these days after Cohen's passing – which feels almost inevitable in the pacing and mood of the music, and the liner notes' explanation that he was in such pain during the recording of the set, that his son Adam had to work as the guiding force to bring all the music together. Cohen's often talking more than singing, but shifts easily between both modes – in a raspy voice that almost makes him feel as if he's taking a late-life turn towards a Serge Gainsbourg mode of presentation – even though his lyrical content is very much his own. The poetry of the man is still extremely powerful – and still a masterpiece in economy that so many other songwriters should heed – on titles that include "It Seemed The Better Day", "Steer Your Way", "Traveling Light", "If I Didn't Have Your Love", "You Want It Darker", "Treaty", and "Leaving The Table". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jennifer WarnesFamous Blue Raincoat – Songs Of Leonard Cohen ... LP
Cypress, 1986. Near Mint- ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some notations on back.)

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✨✧ Sylvie SimmonsI'm Your Man – The Life Of Leonard Cohen ... Book
Vintage (UK), 2012. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A huge look at the life and music of Leonard Cohen – a very long, well-researched book that goes way past the usual fan biography – which is something that's certainly needed, given the depth of Cohen's music! The author spoke to over 100 important people in Cohen's career – a huge array of different voices that really bring a personal touch to his story, and which illuminate so many corners of his life we never knew about before! The book also has a huge index and set of notes – nicely cross-referenced to contextualize all the information – and the volume is 546 pages, softcover, with some black and white images. Book
 
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Pierre BarouhCa Va, Ca Vient (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Saravah (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $15.99
Genius early work from Pierre Barouh – the artist best known for his contribution to the film A Man & A Woman, but also the owner of the legendary Saravah Records label – one of the grooviest imprints around! The set is a real move forward from Barouh's earlier material, which was a bit straighter – although still pretty hip – and this time around, he's bringing in a wide range of elements – Brazilian bits, folksy touches, and more – all served up with an approach that's as uniquely personal as work by other Saravah artists, like Brigitte Fontaine or Areski! Barouh's a brilliant writer and singer, and his work is a lost link in a tradition that spans Caetano Veloso, Leonard Cohen, Serge Gainsbourg, and others – crucially overlooked on this side of the Atlantic, and extremely important to us over the years. Titles include "De L'Amour A L'Amour", "Le Courage D'Aimer", "80 AB", "La Foret", "Le Petit Cheval De Bois", "Le Petit Cine", and "Paris Wellington". CD features bonus tracks – "Le Naufrage", "Perdu", "Ca Va Ca Vient (cinema version)", and "80 AB". CD

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Lee HazlewoodCowboy In Sweden ... CD
Smells Like Records, 1970. Used ... $7.99
There was never anyone like Lee Hazlewood – and this album is a true testament to his genius! He's the kind of guy you think you've got figured out when you first look at him – but the more you listen to his music, the more you want to raise him above all of the other hip singer/songwriters he seems to be like (Gram Parsons, Leonard Cohen, etc). At heart, Lee was a Cowboy – much more so than any of those fake LA "desperadoes" of the Sunset rock years – and this album, recorded as part of the enigmatic film A Cowboy In Sweden, is true testament to Lee's incredible ability to be both totally serious about his image, yet still maintain a sense of wit and distance that makes him incredibly hard to pin down, genre-wise. He's the country singer Scott Walker always wanted to be, and he's got a pop genius that Leonard Cohen painfully tried to reach in his later years. This album is brilliant, and its rerelease is one of the happiest events in to grace our shallow lives in years! Filled with beautiful titles like "Forget Marie", "Pray Them Bars Away", "Easy & Me", "No Train To Stockholm", and "The Night Before" – and one that you won't forget for a long time! CD
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✨✧ Lee HazlewoodCowboy In Sweden ... CD
LHI/Light In The Attic, 1970. New Copy ... $11.99 15.98
There was never anyone like Lee Hazlewood – and this album is a true testament to his genius! He's the kind of guy you think you've got figured out when you first look at him – but the more you listen to his music, the more you want to raise him above all of the other hip singer/songwriters he seems to be like (Gram Parsons, Leonard Cohen, etc). At heart, Lee was a Cowboy – much more so than any of those fake LA "desperadoes" of the Sunset rock years – and this album, recorded as part of the enigmatic film A Cowboy In Sweden, is true testament to Lee's incredible ability to be both totally serious about his image, yet still maintain a sense of wit and distance that makes him incredibly hard to pin down, genre-wise. He's the country singer Scott Walker always wanted to be, and he's got a pop genius that Leonard Cohen painfully tried to reach in his later years. Brilliant! Filled with beautiful titles like "Forget Marie", "Pray Them Bars Away", "Easy & Me", "No Train To Stockholm", and "The Night Before" – one that you won't forget for a long time! CD
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Cowboy In Sweden ... CD 7.99
Cowboy In Sweden ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Lee HazlewoodCowboy In Sweden ... LP
Light In The Attic, 1970. New Copy ... $19.99 23.99
There was never anyone like Lee Hazlewood – and this album is a true testament to his genius! He's the kind of guy you think you've got figured out when you first look at him – but the more you listen to his music, the more you want to raise him above all of the other hip singer/songwriters he seems to be like (Gram Parsons, Leonard Cohen, etc). At heart, Lee was a Cowboy – much more so than any of those fake LA "desperadoes" of the Sunset rock years – and this album, recorded as part of the enigmatic film A Cowboy In Sweden, is true testament to Lee's incredible ability to be both totally serious about his image, yet still maintain a sense of wit and distance that makes him incredibly hard to pin down, genre-wise. He's the country singer Scott Walker always wanted to be, and he's got a pop genius that Leonard Cohen painfully tried to reach in his later years. Brilliant! Filled with beautiful titles like "Forget Marie", "Pray Them Bars Away", "Easy & Me", "No Train To Stockholm", and "The Night Before" – one that you won't forget for a long time! LP, Vinyl record album
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Cowboy In Sweden ... CD 7.99
Cowboy In Sweden ... CD 11.99

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Tony KosinecProcesses ... CD
Columbia (Japan), 1969. New Copy ... $9.99
A beautiful little record from Tony Kosinec – a lesser-known songwriter from the late 60s scene, and one with a pretty unusual sound as well! Tony originally hails from the UK, but was working in Canada at the time of this set – and the album's an unusual blend of folksy roots with jazzier phrasing – a set that sits nicely in the company of Columbia contemporaries like Leonard Cohen or Tim Hardin, and which also has a voice that's as uniquely formed as theirs! Tony's tunes are quite poetic, but never too much so – and his way of singing is sometimes fluid, but never flowery – almost informed by jazz, but not jazzy – if we can get away with that many qualifiers in one sentence. There's a slight hint of roots in the backings, but Tony's accent and performance never lapse into simple country cliches. Titles include "Mystic Fifties", "Tyrant", "Down On Words", "Cleopatra", "Feather Of A Boy", "Summer/Spring", and "I Can't Sing". CD

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Tony KosinecProcesses ... LP
Columbia, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
A beautiful little record from Tony Kosinec – a lesser-known songwriter from the late 60s scene, and one with a pretty unusual sound as well! Tony originally hails from the UK, but was working in Canada at the time of this set – and the album's an unusual blend of folksy roots with jazzier phrasing – a set that sits nicely in the company of Columbia contemporaries like Leonard Cohen or Tim Hardin, and which also has a voice that's as uniquely formed as theirs! Tony's tunes are quite poetic, but never too much so – and his way of singing is sometimes fluid, but never flowery – almost informed by jazz, but not jazzy – if we can get away with that many qualifiers in one sentence. There's a slight hint of roots in the backings, but Tony's accent and performance never lapse into simple country cliches. Titles include "Mystic Fifties", "Tyrant", "Down On Words", "Cleopatra", "Feather Of A Boy", "Summer/Spring", and "I Can't Sing". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Bob LindElusive Butterfly – The Complete 1966 Jack Nitzsche Sessions (Don't Be Concerned/Photographs Of Feeling) ... CD
World Pacific/Big Beat (UK), 1966. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Pop-folk genius from the elusive Bob Lind – two mid 60s albums, both arranged and produced by Jack Nitzsche! Lind's style is way more than typical folk of the time – as his tunes have a fragile sense of poetry that's really beautiful – a bit like the early work of Leonard Cohen, although not as dark – and put together with light strings and interesting orchestrations from Nitzsche that really add a heck of a lot to their mood! We'll be honest in saying that we've always known Lind's title hit "Elusive Butterfly" over the years, but we'd never heard the rest of this work – and we're stunned at the depth and complexity of the music – not just Lind's wonderfully fresh lyrics, but also Nitzche's incredible backings – easily some of his greatest pop work of the 60s! CD features both the albums Don't Be Concerned and Photographs Of Feeling – plus a few bonus tracks – 25 tracks that include "Remember The Rain", "Dale Anne", "Unlock The Door", "Counting", "You Should Have Seen It", "Mr Zero", "Elusive Butterfly", "It Wasn't Just The Morning", "Go Ask Your Man", "I Just Let It Take Me", "A Nameless Request", "Drifter's Sunrise", and "The World Is Just A B-Movie". CD

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MelanieBorn To Be ... CD
Buddah/Wounded Bird, 1968. New Copy ... $10.99 14.99
Melanie's a folkie at heart, but one who's very open to new ideas too – as you'll hear in this surprisingly offbeat set from the late 60s! The record mixes Melanie's raspy, almost eerie vocal approach with some compelling charts from Roger Kellaway – who respects the folk impulses at the core, but also brings in some unusual inflections in the other instrumentation – that post-folk approach that was showing up in records by Leonard Cohen and others of the singer/songwriter generation. The difference is subtle, but very striking – and very different than the way the set would have been recorded a few years previously. Titles include "Christopher Robin", co-written with AA Milne – plus "In The Hour", "I'm Back In Town", "Bobo's Party", "Close To It All", "Merry Christmas", and "I Really Loved Harold". CD

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Mojo 60sMojo 60s – Issue 8 ... Magazine
Mojo, 2017. New Copy ... $15.99
A multipage tribute to dear, departed Leonard Cohen is the cover feature here – but this issue is full of great in-depth articles on 60s heroes and heroines from the words of rock, soul and jazz! Includes pieces on The Isley Brothers, The Byrds, David Axelrod, Anne Briggs, The Bee Gees, Shirley Collins, Jacques Brel, 10 mod scene pin-ups (Rod Stewart, Small Faces, Desmond Dekker, The Who & more) – plus 2 great pull out posters – vintage B&W shots of Bob Dylan & Joni Mitchell! Magazine

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✨✧ MojoIssue 279 – February 2017 (with bonus CD) ... Magazine
Mojo, 2017. New Copy ... $10.99
A mighty heavy issue of Mojo – as the three original members of Black Sabbath look back at 50 years of the group in the long cover feature for the issue! There's also some fare from other corners of the musical universe – including a great farewell to Leonard Cohen, plus a look at Aretha Franklin's start of recording for Atlantic, the No Wave scene in New York at the start of the 80s, and the long-running E Street stalwart Steve Van Zandt! As usual, there's plenty more too – 144 reviews, other great small features, and a bonus Heavy Nuggetz CD – with 13 Sabbath-inspired tracks. Magazine

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Record CollectorIssue 461 – January 2017 (with calendar) ... Magazine
Record Collector, 2017. New Copy ... $12.99
Hmmm . . . seems to us that Record Collector might be getting a bit crass this time around, with its promise of "101 Records To Make You Money In 2017"! But fortunately, the magazine's got lots more of it's always-great coverage of individual artists, labels, and styles – with their usual focus on interesting discographical details and special releases. This time around, you'll find features on both glam and punk records, plus looks at Leonard Cohen, Kate Bush, Incredible String Band, Shirley & Lee, Alan Bergman, and Flash & The Pan – plus lots more ads for records and other news too – as well as a 2017 bonus calendar! Magazine

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Geraldo VandrePra Nao Dizer Que Nao Falei Das Flores ... CD
Som Maior (Brazil), 1968. New Copy ... $9.99
Brilliant work from Geraldo Vandre – an overlooked singer/songwriter who was a key bridge between the early bossa years and more sophisticated MPB sounds in the 70s! In the years immediately preceding the rise of the MPB giants of the post-Tropicalia years, Geraldo Vandre was one of Brazil's best talents, and an extremely strong singer/songwriter who managed to build a bridge from the bossa era to the present. This incredible album from the mid 60s is one of his best – and features an amazing set of songs that match any of the best Brazilian work of the 60s. Some tracks are folksy, some have a bit of a jazz sound – and the range of styles seems to run from Leonard Cohen to Marcos Valle to Dick Farney. Really great stuff – with an imagination and soulfulness that still leaves us breathless. Titles include "Requiem Para Matraga", "Tristeza De Amar", "Pequeno Concerto Que Ficou Cancao", "Rosa Flor", "Que Quizer Encontrar O Amor", and "Porta Estandarte". CD

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✨✧ Roberta FlackKilling Me Softly ... LP
Atlantic, 1973. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Roberta Flack at her most masterful – balancing righteous soul at it's most spiritually resonant and more mainstream accessible melodies – from her classic years at Atlantic when she was forging a whole new sound that was a unique blend of soul, jazz, and spiritualism. Each of Roberta's preceding albums on Atlantic were increasingly incredible – and this one caps of a pretty incredible late 60s to early 70s run of top quality work. Includes the ever-fresh title cut, remade later by The Fugees in a version that cemented it's status with the next generation – plus a great version Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne", "River", "No Tears (In The End)", "I'm The Girl", "When You Smile" and "Conversation Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original die-cut cover, with a sticker in one corner and a touch of marker.)

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✨✧ Sopwith CamelSopwith Camel ... LP
Kama Sutra, 1967. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great work by one of the most compelling groups in the Kama Sutra bubble gum stable! Sopwith Camel always seemed a bit headier than their contemporaries – part Spanky & Our Gang type pop, part long-haired hipster rock – handled with some introspective touches that almost feel like Leonard Cohen at times. This early album's hard to describe, but it's a lost pop gem – and one of those west coast late 60s sides that make you realize that there was a heck of a lot of great music that got lost in the shuffle of the summer of love! Titles include "Walk In The Park", "Postcard From Jamaica", "Cellophane Woman", "Maybe In A Dream", "Saga Of The Low Down Let Down", "Hello Hello", and "Frantic Desolation". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Arnaldo BaptistaArnaldo Baptista Box (Loki/Elo Perdido/Faremos Uma Noitada Excelente/Singin Alone/Let It Bed) (5CD set) ... CD
Philips/Canal (Brazil), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 5 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A special box set of work from this key member of Os Mutantes – one that looks at all the many facets of his compelling solo career! The first album in the set is the landmark Loki – an incredibly crazy and messed-up album of tracks cut by Arnaldo Baptista after the breakup of Os Mutantes. Baptista wrote all of the songs, except for one, which lists "Os Mutantes" in the credits – and the tracks feature his booze-drenched vocals right up front, with backing by piano, and some very theatrical arrangements that are quite different than the work of his earlier Tropicalia group. The record is tough to describe – sort of a mix of early 70s Euro singer/songwriter trends, particularly those of the Saravah scene – with maybe a bit of post-psyche rock, with piano as the most dominant instrument in the mix. There's a surprisingly personal feel to the whole thing – and titles include "Uma Pessoa So", "Nao Estou Nem Ai", "Desculpe", "E Facil", and "Navegar De Novo". The package also features Singin Alone, from 1982 – a very spare, very boozy solo LP by this ex-Mutantes member. Most of the tracks have him sitting at the piano, singing along in very raspy vocals, with most of the lyrics in English. The record is very different from the Mutantes records, but is an excellent bit of work in the rock singer-songwriter tradtion (which might here include Leonard Cohen or Tom Waits, as comparable examples.) We don't really know what Baptista's up to at this point, but the record is a haunting solo work, with many great tracks like "Jesus, Come Back To Earth", "I Fell In Love One Day", and "O Sol". Next is Elo Perdido – a collaboration with Patrulha Do Espacao - followed by Let It Bed, a more recent album that shows that Baptista had developed into a surprisingly sensitive songwriter. But maybe most amazing is Faremos Uma Noita Da Excelente – a live set from 1978 that also features work from Patrulha Do Espacao – and which wasn't issued at the time! CD

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✨✧ Pearls Before SwineOne Nation Underground (second cover) ... LP
ESP, 1967. Used ... Out Of Stock
Genius work from Pearls Before Swine – the haunting folk rock combo that was headed by singer/songwriter Tom Rapp! We'd place Rapp in a unique category with Tim Hardin, Leonard Cohen, Nick Drake, and a rare few other talents who could mix together styles and come up with a sound that transcended their generation. There's a wonderfully dark quality to this album that gives it a timeless feel – strains of avant instrumentation underneath the gentler sound of Rapp's voice, and an undying sadness that's matched by the feel of songs like "Another Time", "Playmate", and "Morning Song". LP, Vinyl record album
(German Base pressing.)
 
 
 



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