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Marisa AndersonMercury ... LP
Mississippi, 2013. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Lovely instrumental work from Marisa Anderson – guitar sounds both acoustic and electric, played in a style that's certainly folksy – but often a bit less traditional than you might expect! There's these cool darker tones around the edges here – a quality that maybe starts with John Fahey, but also echoes some of the more simply expressive solo guitar work of the post-punk generation – especially on the electrified numbers that let the fuzz ring out around the edges, and really help the tunes take shape. The album's quite unique, and very different than most of the contemporary guitar underground – and titles include "The New Country", "Sinks & Rises", "Galax", "Red Sky", "Embudo", "Trinity", "Mojave", and "Furnace Creek". LP, Vinyl record album

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GenesisIn The Beginning (Mercury) ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Very Good ... $18.99
Don't mix these guys up with the bigger-name Genesis – because this combo doesn't feature Phil Collins or Peter Gabriel – and instead is an American group from the late 60s that works in a sweetly melodic approach to psychedelia! Some tunes are heavy on the fuzz, with guitars right out front – but others have a slightly more baroque style that befits the group's image on the cover – little bits of woodwind and cello that sweeten the tunes nicely. But it's really the heavier guitars that make the record great – played sharply, and with great focus – sounding especially nice alongside some of the sweeter female vocals. Titles include a roaring 16 minute track titled "World Without You", plus shorter numbers like "Angeline", "Ten Second Song", and a version of Leonard Cohen's "Suzanne". CD features the bonus track "The Long Road". LP, Vinyl record album
(Skyscraper label pressing.)

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Prokofiev/Rachmaninov/Shostakovich/Liszt et alMercury Living Presence – The Russian Recordings (SR90300/SR90305/SR90309/SR90310/SR90329) (5LP 180 gram box set) ... LP
Mercury/Speakers Corner (Germany), 1962. Near Mint- 5LP (reissue)... $199.99
A document of the first time an American technial and musical staff recorded in the Soviet Union. Included are Piano Concertos by Prokofiev, Rachmaninov, and Liszt performed by Byron Janis, Shostakovich's Quartets Nos 4 & 8 by The Borodin String Quartet, The Osipov State Russian Folk Orchestra performing Balaika Favorites, and more. A beautiful package – includes each LP in its own sleeve with original artwork and a book documenting the trip – in a deluxe wooden box with a plexi cover. LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram stereo reissue – on Speakers Corner!)

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✨✧ Mercury RevDeserter's Songs ... LP
V2, 1998. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Perhaps the most beloved of albums by Mercury Rev – and also their most unique! This is a band that was just about the least predictable group to appear on a major label during the early 90s "alternative" feeding frenzy – certainly one of those great bands whose influence and impact extends far beyond however many records they sold at the time. Deserter's Songs has textures picked up from classic ornate pop, waltzy numbers and dreamy atmosphere to spare– paired with off kilter vocals and a freewheeling, creative sensibility. A classic! Includes "Holes", "Tonite It Shows", "Endlessly", "I Collect Coins", "Opus 40", "Hudson Line", "The Happy End (The Drunk Room)", "Goddess On A Hiway", "The Funny Bird", "Delta Sun Bottleneck Stomp". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small sticker spt and some wear at the bottom.)

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✨✧ David BowieMan Who Sold The World (Mercury pressing) ... LP
Mercury, Late 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The first truly great Bowie guitar album – an all-out, power-driven set of tracks played by a group that included Mick Ronson and Tony Visconti! Bowie's in prime pre-Ziggy mode here – ripping into tunes that blister with dark energy that are some of the first truly dangerous songs he ever recorded. The set includes classics like "Saviour Machine", "The Width Of The Circle", "All The Madmen", "Black Country Rock", "The Supermen", and the title track, "The Man Who Sold The World". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the original cartoon cover. Cover has light wear and a small cutout hole. Vinyl has two small pressing flaws that cause a light 'bump' on "Running Gun Blues" but is very clean overwise.)
 
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✨✧ ABCHow To Be A Zillionaire! ... LP
Mercury, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
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Cannonball AdderleyCannonball's Sharpshooters ... LP
Mercury, 1958. Very Good- ... $11.99
A set that's right on target, right from the start – and one that has the young Cannonball Adderley really coming into his groove! The set's a lot more soul jazz-oriented than some of Cannon's records from a few years before – played by a rock-solid group that includes brother Nat Adderley on cornet, Junior Mance on piano, Sam Jones on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – hitting a groove that's got plenty of nascent elements of that Cannonball sound that would virtually take over jazz in the 60s! Yet there's also a nicely different vibe going on here too – a bit less structure, and a looser approach to the mode – spun out with some modern moments too, on titles that include "Straight No Chaser", "Jubilation", "Our Delight", "Fuller Bop Man", and "Stay On It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a sticker spot.)

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AkidoAkido ... LP
Mercury, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
An obscure Afro Funk combo from the early 70s – produced by Ronnie Lane of The Faces, who may very well have been inspired by Ginger Baker's love of the style! The record's got some pretty heavy guitar work, and there's lots of funky rock running through the grooves – so those African-inspired rhythms are touched by more than a bit of heavy tripped out electric fuzz. Titles include "Wajo", "Awade", "Happy Song", "Psychedelic Baby", "Midnight Lady", "Blow", and "Confusion". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some moderate wear. Vinyl has a short click on a couple of tracks.)

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AndersonMusic Of Leroy Anderson Vol 2 – Frederick Fennell/Eastman Rochester Pops Orchestra ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
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(Stereo pressing. Cover has some light wear, and vinyl has a short click on one track.)

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Cat AndersonCat On A Hot Tin Horn ... LP
Mercury, 1958. Very Good ... $4.99
Sweet trumpet work from one of Duke Ellington's best sidemen – done for Mercury in 1958 with some very tight arrangements by Anderson and Ernie Wilkins – all in a mode that show's a bit of Cat's Ellington association, but which also opens up in some other swinging modes – including a bit of Basie, and even some wider ranging styles. Cat's in the lead on trumpet, getting support from other players on the instrument – including Clark Terry, Ernie Royal, and Ray Copeland – plus Jimmy Cleveland and Frank Rehack on trombone, Earl Warren on alto sax, Jimmy Forrest and Ernie Wilkins on tenor, and Sahib Shihab on baritone. Titles include "Little Man", "Cat's In The Alley", "June Bug", "Adorable D", "Nina", "Birth Of The Blues", and "Blue Jean Beguine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, a couple of small seam splits, the remnants of a sticker, and a stain on the back.)

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Sil AustinSlow Walk Rock ... LP
Mercury, 1957. Very Good- ... $7.99
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(Original black label pressing, with deep groove.)

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Sil Austin & Red PrysockBattle Royal ... LP
Mercury, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
Hard-wailing tenor work from two of the late 50's best R&B sax stars! Both Prysock and Austin were often recorded by Mercury in albums that didn't show their best sides, or which didn't let them open up the same way as in their very popular live sets – but this album has them playing head-to-head, on long extended tracks that seek to recreate the "battle of the tenors" style from a few years back! The record features 2 long tracks – "Take The A Train" and "No 1 Sil" – plus a shorter mellower number, "Kenny's Blues". Very nice – and one that we almost never see on vinyl! LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Mercury pressing, with adeep groove.)

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✨✧ Bar-KaysFlying High On Your Love ... LP
Mercury, 1977. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A great step forward for The Bar-Kays – an album that actually has them taking on a few mellower moments, amidst the heavy funk you might expect – yet all without softening their groove at all! The album's very much in the best spirit of the group's Mercury debut – still recorded in Memphis, with production that's tight, but never uptight – enough to firmly put the group at the top of the funk superstar scene of the mid 70s, yet never sell out the rich Memphis groove that first got them going! Titles include "You Can't Run Away", "Let's Have Some Fun", "Can't Keep My Hands Off You", "Whatever It Is", and "Shut the Funk Up". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small crease on one corner.)

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Bar-KaysNightcruising ... LP
Mercury, 1981. Very Good ... $4.99
Man, these guys really know how to groove – and even on a bigger label, with a more commercial image, they still manage to come up with a tight little set! There's a key ear for a bassline and beat that keeps The Bar-Kays standing stronger than most of their contemporaries – a sense of rhythm schooled in years of indie funk that comes through even on the mellower cuts here – which themselves show an even better side of the group in this generation, one that comes across great here on a few slower numbers that have a sweetly stepping groove. Titles include "Nightcruising", "Freaky Behavior", "Feels Like I'm Falling In Love", "Touch Tone", "Hit & Run", "Unforgettable Dream", "Traffic Jammer", and "Backseat Driver". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the inner sleeve. Cover has some light wear.)

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✨✧ Brook BentonOn The Countryside ... LP
Mercury, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
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Berg/Pilarczyk/Schuller/Fetler/Schoenberg/WebernLiving Prescence Of 20th Century Music (SR90278/SR90282/SR90316) – Dorati/London Symphony/Minneapolis Symphony (180 gram 3LP set) ... LP
Mercury/Speakers Corner, Early 60s. Sealed 3LP (reissue)... $49.99
Antal Dorati conducting the London Symphony Orchestra at Watford Town Hall and the Minneapolis Symphony Orchestra at Northrop Memorial Auditorium between April 1960 and July 1962. Compositions include Berg's "Wozzeck Op 7" (three excerpts), "Lulu Suite", and "Three Pieces For Orchestra Op 6", Schuller's "Seven Studies On A Theme Of Paul Klee", Schoenberg's "Five Pieces For Orchestra Op 16", Felter's "Contrasts For Orchestra", and Webern's "Five Pieces For Orchestra Op 10". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram stereo reissue – on Speakers Corner! Includes original clothbound slipcase, book and replicas of the original LP sleeves. Shrink wrap has a few small holes and the seam on the back is slightly split, but is still fully intact.)

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JD BlackfootUltimate Prophecy ... LP
Mercury, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A country rock session from JD Blackfoot – but one with a hipper edge than most! Side one features some more mainstream-styled tunes that fit nicely with the down-homier side of the rock spectrum at the end of the 60s – but side two really trips things out nicely, and gets relatively psychedelic in its use of guitar, heavy drums, and vocals. Tracks on this side are nearly all originals by Blackfoot, and have a really dark quality to them – one that's stark, spare, and really stands out from the rest of the record. And heck, if the whole thing sounded as great as side two, we'd almost imagine that the album would have ended up being a much bigger classic than the obscurity it's turned out to be! Titles include "Death's Finale", "Pink Sun", "The Ultimate Prophecy", "Waiting To Be Born", and "Cycles". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bon JoviSlippery When Wet ... LP
Mercury, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ BrahmsSonatas For Cello & Piano No 1 In E Minor Op 38 & No 2 In D Op 99 – Janos Starker/Gyorgy Sebok ... LP
Mercury, 1965. Near Mint- ... $18.99
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(180 gram stereo reissue – on Speakers Corner!)

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Clifford BrownQuintet Vol 1 ... LP
EmArcy/Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
First 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 Harold Land as Brown's foil in the front line. 14 tracks in all: "Delilah", "Parisian Thoroughfare", "Jordu", "Sweet Clifford", "Ghost Of A Chance", "Stompin' At The Savoy", "I Get A Kick Out Of You", "Joy Spring", "Mildama", "Daahoud", "Gerkin For Perkin", "Take The A Train", "Lands End" and "Swingin'". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner & some light wear.)

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Clifford BrownRemember Clifford ... LP
Mercury, 1955/1963. Very Good ... $4.99
A lasting tribute to Brownie! The album was released some years after Brown died, and is comprised of songs from his 1955 album Clifford Brown With Strings, plus a few tracks from other recording sessions from that year before his death. The players include Richie Powell (Bud Powell's brother who also died in the crash with Brown),piano; Max Roach on drums and Harold Land and Sonny Rollins on tenor sax. Brown's original composition "Sandu" and Richie Powell's own "Time" are included as well as "Yesterdays," "Cherokee (Indian Love Song)," "Willow Weep for Me" and an unusual version of "Take the A Train." LP, Vinyl record album
(Red label pressing. Cover has some wear and a cutout hole.)

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Ralph BurnsFree Forms (10 inch LP) ... LP
Mercury, 1951. Very Good- ... $9.99
A great modern jazz-meets-strings session that follows from Burns' exploratory "Introspection" title for the Jazz Scene collection! Ralph pens some inventive charts that utilize a 15 piece chamber orchestra as backdrops for his own bold lines on piano, as well as some key solo bits from Lee Konitz on half the tracks. The sound is great throughout – modern, but never too academic to swing – and titles include "Places Please", "Cameo", "Lileth", "Spring Is", and "Someday Somewhere". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl is nice and clean, but has a few light pressing bumps – nothing major, and plays pretty well. Cover has light wear, but is nice too – with just a Clef Records sticker near the top. Clef pressing.)

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Brothers Candoli (Pete & Conte Candoli)2 For The Money ... LP
Mercury, 1959. Very Good- ... $9.99
One of the harder to find 50s sessions from LA jazz brothers Pete & Conte Candoli – a twin-trumpet album with rhythm from Jimmy Rowles, Howard Roberts, Max Bennett, and Frank Capp. The tracks are a clean extension of mid 50s LA cool jazz – blown with a bit more edge, and perhaps a looser feel than some of the brothers' earlier work – and nicely swinging overall. Titles include "Splanky", "Rifts For Rosie", "Doodlin", "Blueing Boogie", and "Richard Diamond's Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing, with deep groove. Cover is lightly stained overall, with a fair amount of stuck-on paper bits on both sides.)

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ChabrierEspana/Danse Slave/Fete Polonaise/Suite Pastorale/Gwendoline Overture – Paul Paray/Detroit Symphony ... LP
Mercury, 1961. Sealed ... $14.99
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(200 gram stereo reissue – on Classic Records!)

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Gene ChandlerGene Chandler Situation ... LP
Mercury, 1970. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Killer stuff from Gene! After recording a few sadly overlooked albums for Brunwsick, Gene hit big big big with this killer record on Mercury! The record virtually defines the Chicago soul sound of the late 60s – with arrangements by Tom Tom, production by Gene, and a great loping soul groove – but the best part of all is Gene, who's an amazing singer with a maturity that stretches years beyond his earlier hits, and which put him in a camp with the best of his generation. The songwriting is excellent throughout, with a great mix of uptempo numbers and heartbreakingly personal ones. Titles include "Groovy Situation", "Simply Call It Love", "Not The Marrying Kind", "Give Me a Chance", and "Hey, Little Angel". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)
 
 
 



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