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Exact matches: 4
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MC ShanAin't It Good To You (radio rmx/edit, ext rmx, club, my dick is kinda heavy, dub)/Death Was Quite A Surprise (album) ... 12-inch
Cold Chillin, 1990. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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MC ShanHip Hop Roughneck (clean, inst, dirty, original) ... 12-inch
Livin Large, 1993. Near Mint- ... $0.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Livin Large sleeve.)

Exact matches3
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MC ShanIt Don't Mean A Thing (fade, LP)/I Ran The Game (voc) ... 12-inch
Cold Chillin, 1990. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $0.49
Two from the downside of his career, 'though "I Ran Game" still has some elements from Shan's better days. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ MC ShanBeat Biter (radio, extended)/The Bridge/Dub Biter ... 12-inch
Bridge, 1986. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
If you want to appreciate BDP's "South Bronx", you've gotta hear this one. If ya don't know...: MC Shan recorded "The Bridge", saying hip hop started in Queensbridge, Queens. BDP replied with "South Bronx", setting the record straight (as we see it). "South Bronx" uses the same beat and replies to "The Bridge" almost line for line. – MC Shan then replied with "Kill That Noise" – followed by the final word from BDP with "The Bridge Is Over", Shan's first single was "Feed The World" on MCA (which explains KRS's line "You got dropped off MCA, cuz the rhymes you wrote was wack" on South Bronx.) We won't even begin with the other entries in the Queens/Bronx Battle like MC Poet's "Beat You Down", which was directed at KRS. . . . And you thought the LL/Canibus/Wyclef battle went on too long! Plus, there's the a-side, "Beat Biter" MC Shan's classic cut where he accuses LL Cool J of stealing his beat for "Rock The Bells". He calls out LL at the top of the cut, but even if it wasn't clear who he's talking about, Marley Marl cuts in a sample of Foghorn Leghorn saying "I think we know who that somebody is..." The beats are, of course, similar to LL's "Rock The Bells", the verses are some of the best mid-80's battle rhymes, and the extended version has some nice scratching by Marly Marl. All that trivia aside, the record is up there as one of our favorites from the class of '85. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Original pressing, with a light blue label and black print, and 215 area code. Label has a small sticker.)
 
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DomingoDomingo Presents Behind The Doors Of The 13th Floor ... LP
Honcho Mogul, 1999. Near Mint- 2LP ... $4.99
Collection of 12 tracks produced by Domingo. A couple of nice posse cuts anchor the LP – "Line of Fire" featuring KRS, MC Shan, God Suns, Ras Kass, FT, Bamboo, Feell-X, Sinz of Realty (so we're guessing the KRS-Shan feud is finally past) and "Got You Too Hot" with Ras Kass, Hurricane G, Diesel Don. What separates this one from some of the other recent underground all-star compilations is that the whole 'very serious underground' feel doesn't way this one down. Other standout tracks include Feel X & Eminem "Hustlers and Hardcore", Bamboo "Not the Ones To Sleep", Sins of Reality "Sins of Reality" LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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✨✧ VariousEgo Trip's The Big Playback ... CD
Rawkus, 2000. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
CD version of the 2 LP companion to Ego Trip's Book of Rap Lists. They did a good job of including a lot of amazing old school tracks (1983-1989) that maybe not everyone knows about – but should, including some that are nearly impossible to find on 12". Every track here is worth it, and most haven't been on other compilations. Tracks include "Holy War (Live)" by Divine Force, "My Mic Is On Fire" by Lord Shafiyq, "Marly Marl Scratch" by Marly Marl featuring MC Shan, "Get Retarded" by MC EZ & Troup , "Get Down Grandmaster" by Grandmaster Caz, "Step Up Front" by Positive K, "This Cut's Got Flavor" by Latee, "Droppin' It" by Bizzie Boyz, "I'm Not Playing" by Ultimate Force,"Do It! Do It!" by Alliance, "Brooklyn Blew Up The Bridge" by MC Mitchski, and "Beat Bop" (full 10-minute version) by Rammelzee vs. K-Rob. CD

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✨✧ Marley MarlIn Control Vol 1 ... CD
Cold Chillin, 1988. Used ... Out Of Stock
The classic first long player from Marley Marl! Marley Marl's infective, standard bearing studio genius graces all the tracks on this LP – with performances by Craig G, Roxanne Shante, MC Shan, Master Ace, Big Daddy Kane, and Biz Markie. The set collected singles Marley produced for the above mentioned Cold Chillin' stablemates of the period, and it represents the coming of the sampler revolution that was soon to take over hip hop. An uncontested classic, and a triumph of hip hop production wizardry! Features "The Symphony", plus "Droppin Science", "Simon Says", "The Rebel", and "Wack It" and more. CD
(Out of print. CD has small initials in marker.)
 
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Priscilla Bowman & Jay McShannHootie Blues/Don't Need Your Lovin' ... 7-inch
Vee Jay, 1956. Very Good+ ... $24.99
7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo. Label has a smudge.)

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Dick Hyman/Mike Lipskin/Jay McShann/Ralph SuttonStride Piano Summit ... CD
Milestone, 1990. Used ... $5.99
CD
(Promotional stamp on CD.)

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Jay McShannBig Apple Bash ... LP
Atlantic, 1979. Very Good+ ... $1.99
A much groovier record than you might expect – hardly the older-styled jazz session normally associated with Jay McShann, and more of a wide-ranging session that brings in some great contemporary touches! The album's something of a celebration for Jay – and it features wonderful guest work from players who include Gerry Mulligan on baritone and soprano sax, Herbie Mann on flute and tenor sax, John Scofield on guitar, Doc Cheatham on trumpet, and Eddie Gomez on bass. A few tunes have an older Kansas City sort of swing, but others have a vamping groove that's really great – and these numbers really stand out in the set with some great solo moments. Titles include "Crazy Legs & Friday Strut", "Blue Feeling", "Jumpin The Blues", "Dickie's Dream", and "I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, a radio station tracklist sticker, and a couple of factory stickers.)

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Jay McShannBlues From Kansas City ... CD
GRP/Decca, Early 40s. Used ... $4.99
CD
(Out of print.)

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Dizzy ReeceBlues In Trinity (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $16.99
One of the few American releases cut by the legendary British trumpeter Dizzy Reece – and a great one! The album was strange for Blue Note, in that it was a joint US/UK session – featuring American players Donald Byrd and Art Taylor, along with great Brit players Reece, Tubby Hayes, Terry Shannon, and Lloyd Thompson. Hayes is especially excellent here, and the record captures him at the peak of his young imaginative powers. With a two-trumpet frontline held down by Byrd and Reece, Hayes' tenor solos cut through hard and clean, with a deep soulful sound that makes him the most sparkling player on the session. Titles include "Close Up", "Blues In Trinity", "Color Blind", and "Round Midnight". CD features two bonus tracks – "Eboo" and "Just A Penny". CD
(SHMCD pressing.)

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VariousRough Guide To Psychedelic India ... CD
Rough Guide, Late 60s/2015. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
A mad mix of sounds that definitely lives up to the title – as sitars, tabls, and other traditional Indian instruments come into play with fuzzy guitars and freaky rhythms! The work here is partly from the 60s, partly from later years inspired by the roots of the style – and the collection mixes together music from a nicely diverse array of sources, all in search of a new genre that really comes together in the course of the album. Titles include "Chamber Of Dreams" by Jazz Thali, "Thillana" by Jyotsna Srikanth, "Moksha" by Ray Spiegel Ensemble, "A Mystical Morning" by Debashish Bhattacharya with John McLaughlin, "Dancing Drums" by Ananda Shankar, "Dance Music" by Kalyanji Anandji, "Dum Maro Dum" by Asha Bhosle, and "Satyam Shivam Sundaram" by Sunday Driver. CD

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✨✧ Lorez AlexandriaAlexandria The Great ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautiful album from Lorez Alexanderia – one of her two excellent sessions for Impulse! The record was cut after Lorez recorded some great sides for the Argo label – and it works off the strength of those sides, taking her unique vocal approach, forged in R&B, but smoothed by jazz, into a whole new level of expression! The backing is great – small combo, with featured musicians who include Bunk Shank and Paul Horn on reeds, and Victor Feldman and Wynton Kelly on piano – all working with moody, soulful arrangements that are a perfect accompaniment to Lorez' beautiful voice. Includes the cuts "Get Me To The Church On Time", "Satin Doll", "Show Me", "The Best Is Yet to Come", "I'm Through With Love", and 5 more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Non gatefold pressing on MCA.)
Also available Alexandria The Great ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Jay McShannNew York – 1208 Miles – 1941 to 1943 ... LP
Decca, Early 40s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ VariousRough Guide To Psychedelic India (with download) (2015 Record Store Day Release ... LP
Rough Guide, Late 60s/2015. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mad mix of sounds that definitely lives up to the title – as sitars, tabls, and other traditional Indian instruments come into play with fuzzy guitars and freaky rhythms! The work here is partly from the 60s, partly from later years inspired by the roots of the style – and the collection mixes together music from a nicely diverse array of sources, all in search of a new genre that really comes together in the course of the album. Titles include "Chamber Of Dreams" by Jazz Thali, "Thillana" by Jyotsna Srikanth, "Moksha" by Ray Spiegel Ensemble, "A Mystical Morning" by Debashish Bhattacharya with John McLaughlin, "Dancing Drums" by Ananda Shankar, "Dance Music" by Kalyanji Anandji, "Dum Maro Dum" by Asha Bhosle, and "Satyam Shivam Sundaram" by Sunday Driver. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available Rough Guide To Psychedelic India ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Harold MabernLive At Smalls ... CD
Smalls Live, 2013. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
One of the best Harold Mabern albums we've heard in years – recorded with a trio of familiar partners, John Webber on bass and Joe Farnsworth on drums – but in a freewheeling live setting that has the group really stretching out over some long, extended tracks! Mabern's sense of imagination in this setting is wonderful – and really takes us back to the soulful majesty we loved in his music during the 70s – and although a few numbers reflect the ballad mode of some of Harold's studio albums, even these have an open-ended creativity that really goes beyond the usual! Titles include "Dreaming", "Road Song", "Boogie For Al McShann", "Afro Blue", "Alone Together", and a surprisingly great take on "Sesame Street". CD

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✨✧ Hajime YoshizawaJapan ... CD
Village Again (Japan), 2008. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest efforts so far from Hajime Yoshizawa – a set that has some heavy jazz influences, and almost hearkens back to his roots – yet one that's also awash in some of his best 21st Century soul styles as well! The album has a snapping acoustic energy that's right up there with other Japanese club jazz work in recent years – and features lots of tight piano work from Yoshizawa, played with a sense of imagination and energy that we haven't heard from him in years – a depth that's almost like McCoy Tyner at his best – supported by rhythms that take us back to some of Curtis Lundy's best work of years past. Navasha Daya turns in a few great vocal performances here – really sparkling away from Fertile Ground, and sounding more like a jazz singer than ever before – and other tracks feature guest work by Akiko and Shanti. Brilliant stuff all around – and with 13 tracks that include "Bristlecone Pine", "Time", "Aska", "Eastern Step", "Celebration", "Satellite Dancer", "Rain", "May", "Seeds Of Spring", and "The Color Of Peace". CD

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✨✧ VariousSouth African Funk Experience –- Zulu, Funky Disco, Shebeen Jive, Jo 'Burg Funk, Spiritual Jazz Dance , Shangaan & More ... CD
Nascente (UK), 1970s/1980s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An excellent collection of funky tracks from South Africa – most of them with a slightly different feel than work you'd get on other Afro Funk compilations – and we mean that in a good way, too! Some of the artists are names you'd recognize from later recordings of the big South African crossover years of the 80s and 90s – but they're represented here by harder, edgier cuts from the early days – and mixed up with some more obscure acts, too – which really helps bring a freshness to the set, especially given the interweaving of genres that goes on – as you might guess from the extended sub-title of the CD! Titles include "Sangoma" by Malombo, "Oh Yeh Soweto" by Teaspoon & The Waves, "Intombi Ibhinca Isidwaba" by Phuzushukela, "Kikzelani" by Nelcy Sedibe, "Hula Hoop Jive" by Kataki, "Andromeda" by Chris McGregor's Brotherhood Of Breath, "Malume" by Abafakasi, "Baloyi" by Dudu Pukwana & Spear, "Lily's Express" by Gwigwi Mrwebi, "Wozan Mahipi" by Mahlathini & Mahotella Queens, and "Bayeza" by Soul Brothers. CD

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✨✧ Burt BacharachTogether? – Original Soundtrack Recording ... CD
RCA/Real Gone, 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A lost Burt Bacharach treasure – a bit later than classic vintage, but a wonderful album from the mature maestro – and sometimes overlooked, due to its status as a soundtrack! The work here is totally great – that mellow, easy-flowing style that Burt really perfected around the time of Living Together – served up here in a batch of sweet instrumental tracks, plus a few key vocal numbers with lyrics sung by Jackie DeShannon, Libby Titus, and Michael McDonald – all of whom slide down more into the Bacharach ethos than stand out as their usual selves – and we mean that in a good way! Titles include "I Don't Need You Any More", "In Tune", "If We Ever Get Out Of Here", "On The Beach", "I've Got My Mind Made Up", "Find Love", "Luisa", and "I Think I'm Gonna Fall In Love". CD
 
 
 



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