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✨✧ Conway TwittyLooking Back – The Very Best Of The MGM Recordings 1958 to 1963 ... CD
MGM/RPM (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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✨✧ VariousThat'll Flat Git It! Vol 7 – Rockabilly From The Vaults Of MGM Records ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground & Nico ... CD
MGM/Polydor, Late 60s. Used ... $2.99
Delicate dissonance, bruised beauty, and hazy noise pop – all in one of the best rock albums ever made – the amazing first album from the Velvet Underground and Nico! The album's the stuff of legend – and for good reason, too – a surprising slab of vinyl that barely set the world on its ear when first issued back in the mid 60s – yet a record that's gone onto have an influence felt for decades to come – arguably one of the most important rock records of all time. There's a really sinister edge to the record, even when things are sweet – and the range of subject matter and handling here is brilliant – from the dream pop slice of heaven "Sunday Morning", the melodic bitterness of "Femme Fatale", the massive White Light-esque freakout "European Son", and the sublime "Heroin" – quite possibly the inspiration for generations of drug use to come. The whole thing's a classic – with wonderful vocals from both Nico and Lou Reed – and titles include "Venus In Furs", "Run Run Run", "Black Angel's Death Song", "I'll Be Your Mirror", and "All Tomorrow's Parties". CD

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Phil WoodsPhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine At The Montreux Jazz Festival ... CD
MGM/Verve, 1969. Used ... $9.99
One of the smartest moves Phil Woods ever made was to move to Paris in 1968 and pick up a European rhythm section that featured George Gruntz, Henri Texier, and Daniel Humair. At the time, the idea of a European rhythm section might have been considered suicide by some folks – but for Woods, it was a liberating move that allowed him to expand his sound tremendously. With the help of these three players – all loose modernists who still knew how to swing – Woods was able to craft some incredible tunes, long flowing numbers that featured his amazing tone stretching out in kind of a post-Coltrane sort of mode. This live set is one of the group's best recordings, and features extended versions of tracks that include "Capricci Cavaleschi", "I Remember Bird", "Ad Infinitum", and "Riot". CD
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Bill EvansBill Evans Album ... CD
Columbia, Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
A pretty sublime album from Bill Evans – one that has him playing both Fender Rhodes and Steinway, overdubbed together, for an effect that's laidback and completely wonderful! The Fender Rhodes was a natural choice for Evans – given his fluid lyrical style, and on this set (and on his equally great record for MGM) Bill opens up with an approach that really suits him well. Each track features him shifting back and forth between electric and acoustic modes, dancing from one to the other in a way that makes the instruments come together beautifully – supported by some incredibly soulful bass work by Eddie Gomez, and drums by Marty Morrell. Titles include "Sugar Plum", "Funkallero", "Waltz for Debby", "TTT", "Re: Person I Knew", and "Comrade Conrad". CD
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Phil WoodsPhil Woods & His European Rhythm Machine ... CD
Inner City, 1970. Used ... $7.99
An excellent album of funky electric jazz – and possibly the best one that Phil Woods cut with his European group! The quartet's a very hip group that's way hipper than its clunky name – with Gordon Beck on electric piano and organ, Daniel Humair on percussion and drums, and Henri Texier on bass, flute, and African percussion – all instrumentalists who dip heavily into the deep bag of their mighty talents for the date, helping to push Phil's music into some very cool new territory! The album cooks a lot harder than Woods' previous MGM date with the Rhythm Machine group in Europe – and has a really freewheeling vibe, and a sound that's almost outside at points. All tracks are long, with a modal electric approach that's very nice – and funky in the best parts – and titles include "Chromatic Banana", "Ultimate Choice", "The Last Page", and "The Day When The World". CD

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✨✧ Freda PayneBand Of Gold/Contact/Reaching Out /Best Of (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Invictus/Edsel (UK), Early 70s. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
3 albums, some "best of" tracks, and bonus cuts too – a massive collection of music from this hip 70s soul singer! First up is Band Of Gold – a landmark album from Freda Payne! Freda had been knocking around a bit as a more jazz-oriented singer, and had cut one album for Impulse and one for MGM before this one – but when she hooked up with the hitmaking Holland-Dozier-Holland team for this record, her career really went over the top! The team take Payne's deep soulful voice away from the sophisticated pop of earlier years, and hook it up with a mix of fuzzy Detroit soul and sweeter southern styles. The album includes loads of great cuts – most notably the sublime crossover hit "Band of Gold", but also plenty of other lesser-known gems, like "The Easiest Way to Fall", "Unhooked Generation", "Deeper and Deeper", and "This Girl Is a Woman Now". Contact is Freda Payne's second album as a soul singer – cut for Holland-Dozier-Holland, and a lot like the first, save for the fact that it wasn't nearly as bit a hit. Freda's still great vocally, though – upping the soul ante with some sophisticated vocals that sit fine by us, and which show her roots as a jazz singer. Titles include "I'm Not Getting Any Better", "The Road We Didn't Take", "Odds & Ends", 'I Shall Not Be Moved", "Mama's Gone", and "You've Got To Love Somebody (Let It Be Me)". Reaching Out was done a few years after Freda's big hit "Band of Gold", and she's recording here in a very different mode! The record is produced by Holland-Dozier-Holland, with arrangements by a number of different talents, like McKinley Jackson, Tony Camillo, and Michael Smith – and the overall sound is much more sophisticated than on some of Freda's earlier work. The vocals are especially sharp – quite mature, and almost in a mode that points towards later work by singers like Jean Carn or Marlena Shaw during the late 70s. Includes the nice midtempo groover "We've Gotta Find A Way Back To Love", worth the price of the album alone – plus "Mood For Love", "Reaching Out", "Two Wrongs Don't Make A Right", "Mother Misery's Favorite Child", and "Right Back Where I Started From". CD also features Best Of Freda Payne tracks – "He's In My Life", "How Can I Live Without My Life", "Just A Woman", "Come Back", and "You're The Only Bargain I've Got" – plus bonus tracks "Band Of Gold (unedited alt version)" and "Deeper & Deeper (US single mix)". CD

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✨✧ SeedsSingles As & Bs 1965 to 1970 ... CD
Big Beat (UK), Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Searing sounds from The Seeds – not just the group's well-known material on GNP, but lots of obscure non-LP tracks, b-sides, and even some late gems recorded for MGM! The sneering, gritty quality of the group really comes through on these tracks – tight numbers that pack a heavy punch in the short space of a vintage 45 – as a few familiar tunes mix things up with lots of lesser-known gems – all in a mindblowing set of garage psych from the tail end of the 60s! Titles include the MGM singles "Bad Part Of Town", "Did He Die", "Love In A Summer Basket", and "Wish Me Up" – plus the tracks "The Wind Blows Your Hair", "Six Dreams", "Mr Farmer", "Up In Her Room", "No Escape", "Out Of The Question", "Daisy Mae", "Excuse Excuse", "March Of The Flower Children", "Try To Understand", "Can't Seem To Make You Mine", and an unedited rare version of "Pushin Too Hard". CD
 
 
 



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