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Eric MercuryElectric Black Man ... LP
Avco, Early 70s. Good+ Gatefold ... $3.99
Ouch! What a bad title! But the record's actually Eric Mercury's best – a blend of soul and rock styles, sung in his raspy voice, handled with arrangements by Paul Harris that have a nice righteous sound and a bit of funk in the mix. Titles include "Life Style", "Earthless", "Tears, No Laughter", "Everybody Has The Right To Love", "Night Lady", "Hurdy Gurdy Man", and "Electric Black Man". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp & some wear.)

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Eric MercuryFunky Sounds Nurtured In The Fertile Soil Of Memphis ... LP
Enterprise, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
We'll be honest, there's not that much funk going on in this album – or at least not nearly as much as you'd expect from the title – but it's also not a bad soul record, and it's probably one of Eric's best overall. Steve Cropper arranged and produced the set, and there's enough of a Memphis groove on the best cuts – especially the extended "It's Time For Me To Make Love To You" – to keep the record going. Other titles include "A Gift To You", "Like It Should Be", "I Can Smell That Funky Music", "Stop Looking Down", and "Wrap Me In A Map". LP, Vinyl record album

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Eric MercuryLove Is Taking Over ... LP
Enterprise, 1973. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Sweet slightly funky soul, recorded by Mercury at Muscle Shoals, and with the more baroque production that Stax was using on its Enterprise label. Includes the tracks "Black Woman", "Take A Walk Down My Street", " The Bridge We Cross Over", "Love Is Taking Over", "You Got To Live Right", "Sweet Sara", and "You Got To Give A Damn". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Erroll GarnerErroll Garner At The Piano (Mercury) (10 inch LP ) ... LP
Mercury, Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a few clicks. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Sister Rosetta TharpeGospel Train (Mercury) ... LP
Mercury, 1956. Used ... Out Of Stock
Very hip gospel work by Sister Rosetta Tharp – singing here with her own guitar accompaniment, plus backing by small combos that include players like Ernie Hayes, Panama Francis, Ernest Richardson, and Harry Doc Bagby, who plays organ on about half the record. The sound is a folksy mix of gospel and blues styles, with traces of early soul as well – and titles include "When They Ring The Golden Bell", "Two Little Fishes Five Loaves Of Bread", "I Shall Know Him", "Fly Away", "How About You", and "Precious Memories". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing on Polygram/Lection.)
 
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✨✧ VariousThru The Back Door ... LP
Mercury, 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Duane AllmanAnthology ... LP
Capricorn/Mercury, 1972. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
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Alzo & UdineC'mon & Join Us! ... LP
Mercury/Universal (Japan), 1968. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
Wild & beautiful! This album's impossible to describe accurately, and it's the only record we've ever seen by the enigmatic Latin-tinged duo Alzo & Udine! The groove has a tight jangly feel, with nice lows, very catchy hooks, and amazing vocals from Alzo & Udine that kind of feel like Mel & Tim mixed with Joe Bataan mixed with The Young Rascals mixed with Jose Feliciano – if you need a comparison! The vocals are laid over spare arrangements that feature bass, guitar, and conga – vamping away in sort of a folk/soul groove – and although the overall approach is quite spare, the quality of the music is heavenly. At some level, the album had to have been a mistake – as it's got a whimsey and honesty that would never have gotten it on the charts – but that's exactly why we love it so much. Titles include "Something's Going", "C'Mon & Join Us", "This Room", "Want Your Love", "Hey Hey Hey, She's OK", and "Define". LP, Vinyl record album
(Part of the Free Soul anniversary series from Japan!)

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Charles AznavourFormidable! ... LP
Mercury, 1963. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label mono pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear and an ink stamp.)

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Brook BentonLie To Me (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Near Mint- (reissue)... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing on Vinyl Lovers, still in the shrink.)

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Chuck BerryFrom St Louie To Frisco ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Sealed ... $28.99
The title might say "Frisco", but the album's a real back-to-basics record from Chuck Berry – produced by the man himself, with a lean, stripped-down vibe that almost goes back to his earlier work at Chess Records! There's definitely a few 60s soul currents in the mix, but in the best way possible – helping Berry mature his sound a bit, but without turning it towards any easy crossover gimmicks – which means that there's still a lot of bluesy elements at the core, and Chuck's charms really come through on both his vocals and guitar. Titles include "Louie To Frisco", "Ma Dear", "The Love I Lost", "Rock Cradle Rock", "Misery", and "I Can't Believe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed! Cover has a small cutout hole.)

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Chuck BerrySt Louie To Frisco To Memphis ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split top seams.)

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Big CountrySeer ... LP
Mercury, 1986. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Carla BleyMortelle Randonnee ... LP
Mercury (France), 1983. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the only soundtrack projects we've ever seen from Carla Bley – performed with a version of her band that includes Michael Mantler on trumpet, Steve Slagle on saxes, Vincent Chancey on French horn, Arturo O'Farrill on piano and toy organ, Steve Swallow on bass and toy synth, and Bley herself on organ and toy piano! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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BlochConcerto Grosso No 1/Concerto Grosso No 2 – Howard Hanson/Eastman Rochester Symphony ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove maroon label stereo pressing, FR2/FR1 – in a color back cover!)

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Blues MagoosElectric Comic Book ... LP
Mercury, 1967. Very Good+ ... $19.99
The second bright blast of garage psych grooves from Blues Magoos – their excellent Electric Comic Book set for Mercury – just as great as the first album! At this early point, the group brings a deliriously high energy approach, even in the studio – we can only imagine how incredible the live show must have been – but still with catchy harmonies and a wicked sense of humor. The organ and heavy drums is the bedrock for garage rock to come, too! Titles include "Pipe Dream", "There's A Chance We Can Make It", "Gloria", "Summer Is The man", "Baby I Want You", "Take My Love", "Rush Hour" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, missing the comic book.)

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BohannonPhase II ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Sealed ... $4.99
A nice disco record from Hamilton Bohannon. The album mainly contains uptempo dance numbers but there are a few slower songs like "Daddy's Little Son" – a dedication to his son whose picture is on the cover of the album. The other tracks are "Andrea", "But What Is A Dream", "Bohannon's Disco Symphony", "Isn't It A Beautiful Morning", "Just Doing My Thang", and "Moving Fast". Some of Bohannon's original band members like Ray Parker, Jr. turn up playing guitar on some of the songs. LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed, with a cut corner.)

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Luiz Bonfa/Eumir DeodatoGentle Rain ... LP
Mercury, 1965. Near Mint- ... $13.99
A dreamy little soundtrack to this lesser-known film – but a real bossa classic from the 60s, featuring original tunes by Luiz Bonfa and orchestrations by Deodato! The sound of the set is really wonderful – sometimes fragile, sometimes full – with a juxtaposition that beautifully links American soundtrack modes of the 60s and some of the bossa innovations associated with Bonfa and Deodato. Deodato's orchestrations are possibly the best side of the set – often light and airy with a similar approach to his Os Gatos work – but served up here in shorter snippets that allow a lot of variation on color and theme throughout the record. Album includes classic readings of "The Gentle Rain", "O Ganso", and "Non Stop To Brazil" – plus the tracks "Judy's Story", "Please Help Me One More Time", "Copa Beach", "It's Tempting", "Saturday In Rio", and "Across A Table". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear, a small cutout hole, and a lightly bent corner with a tear.)

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BrahmsViolin Concerto In D Major Op 77 – Henryk Szeryng/Antal Dorati/London Symphony Orchestra (180 gram pressing with download) ... LP
Mercury, 1962. Sealed ... $16.99
A sublime take on Brahms' Violin Concerto In D Major – captured here with wonderful sound as part of the Living Presence legacy from Mercury! Antal Dorati conducts the London Symphony with that famous ear for color and tone that made him one of the most dynamic orchestra talents of his time – and the legendary Henryk Szeryng matches his mood beautifully with his incredible approach on the violin – a mode that was first formed during the stiffer years of mono classical recording, which required the player to have a very vivid sound – enriched by greater subtleties during the stereo generation on records like this. LP, Vinyl record album

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Clifford BrownQuintet Vol 2 ... LP
EmArcy/Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
Second volume pulled together in the early 80s of Brownie's remarkable work with a smoking quintet that would record some of the finest bop sides issued on the Emarcy label. He's working here with Max Roach, George Morrow and Richie Powell and either Sonny Rollins or Harold Land as Brown's foil in the front line. 16 tracks in all: "George's Dilema", "If I Love Again", "The Blues Walk", "What Am I Here For", "Cherokee", "Jacqui", "Sandu", "Gertrude's Bounce", "Junior's Arrival", "Powell's Prances", "Flossie Lou", "What Is This Thing Called Love", "Love Is A Many Splendored Thing", "I'll Remember April", "Time" and "The Scene Is Clean". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, with some staining in another corner.)

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Jerry ButlerSweet Sixteen ... LP
Mercury, 1974. Sealed ... $4.99
A lost little gem from Jerry – recorded towards the end of his years with Mercury. The record's got Jerry working in a much hipper style than before, drawing off the pool of younger Chicago soul talents that he'd begun to collect on some of his earlier albums for Mercury – and the album features tracks by Leroy Hutson, Terry Callier, Marvin Yancey, and the team of Hanks and Grey. Richard Evans handled the arrangements, and they're a good extension of his work at Cadet – with strong bass-heavy soul grooves, augmented by strings and some great funky clavinet work. Titles include the funky classics "I'm Your Mechanical Man" and "You've Been Around Too Long" – plus "High Stepper", "Start Living It Up", "Sing To Me", "Take The Time To Tell Her", and "Playing On You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is lightly shopworn, with sticker remnants.)

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Jerry Butler & Brenda Lee EagerLove We Have ... LP
Mercury, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $4.99
Duets between Jerry Butler and Brenda Lee Eager – done as serious, adult oriented soul tracks, one side of the album in an optimistic "The Love We Have" setting, the other in a sadder "The Love We Had" setting – both of them handled in a mode that's far far different than Jerry's 60s duets with Betty Everett. As with most of Jerry's Mercury work at the time, there's some wonderful tunes on the album – including a few numbers written by Terry Callier or Billy Butler – and the whole thing's produced with a subtle approach that creates a solid warm mellow soul vibe throughout. Very hip stuff – and heck, the inside cover even quotes Kenneth Rexroth! Titles include "Lean On Me", "As The Seasons Change", "I Like Your Lovin", "Can't Understand It", "How Long Will It Last", and "Were We Lovers, "Were We Friends". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small cutout hole, bent corner, and some marker on front.)

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CallModern Romans ... LP
Mercury, 1983. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Captain Beefheart & His Magic BandUnconditionally Guaranteed ... LP
Mercury, 1974. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Not the Captain's finest moment, but still better than 80% of all the records ever made. Zoot Horn Rollo and Rockette Morton are still on board to lend a helping hand on these fairly tame, by Beefheart standards, numbers, including "Upon The My-O-My", "Sugar Bowl", "New Electric Ride", "Magic Be", "Full Moon, Hot Sun" and "This Is The Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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ChadwickSymphonic Sketches – Howard Hanson/Eastman Rochester Orchestra (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Mercury/Universal (Netherlands), Late 50s. Near Mint- (reissue)... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram stereo reissue – by Universal Netherlands!)
 
 
 



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