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Lauren WhiteAt Last (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Groove Note, 2007. Sealed 2LP ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Anthony WilsonSavivity (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Groove Note, 2005. Near Mint- 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
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✨✧ Dexter GordonDexter Calling (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Blue Note/Analogue Productions, 1961. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Don't take the cover the wrong way – because this isn't one of those "phoned in" sessions that seem to turn up way too much in contemporary jazz! The album's a real classic from Dexter's first big "comeback" period – and represents the strength of his Blue Note years at their best! Gordon's rich, full tone isn't diminished a bit here – and his inventive blowing is given free reign on a set of quartet numbers recorded with Kenny Drew, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones. The album's got a few strong originals from Gordon – "Soul Sister", "Ernie's Tune", and "I Want More – plus the very sweet Kenny Drew tracks "Modal Mood" and "Clear The Dex"! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jackie McLeanCapuchin Swing (2LP 180 gram pressing – 45 rpm) ... LP
Blue Note/Analogue Productions, 1960. Used 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A tremendous set from Jackie McLean – perfectly poised between his hardbop and modern years, with a set of compositions that are as great as the performances! The lineup on this one's a bit unusual – with Walter Bishop on piano, Blue Mitchell on trumpet, Paul Chambers on bass, and Art Taylor on drums – but that mix of players makes for a really unusual sound – as the rhythm section's often straight ahead, Blue Mitchell's notes are bold and sparkling, and Jackie's own solos are reaching for the darker corners of the spectrum! There's a great sense of tension here that heralds the genius of later McLean sides of the 60s – and original titles include "Francisco", "Condition Blue", "On The Lion", and "Capuchin Swing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited & numbered pressing.)
Also available Capuchin Swing ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Anthony WilsonPower Of Nine (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Groove Note, 2006. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features Wilson on guitar – with a bit of vocals from Diana Krall! LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing. One corner of the cover has a slight crinkle.)
Also available Power Of Nine ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Los TerrificosGo South – Vaya Pa'l Sur (2LP 45 rpm pressing) ... LP
Peace & Rhythm, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Los Terrificos really live up to their name here – in a set of sounds that take Latin roots and push them into the trippy territory you might expect from the cover! The group's headed up by Ray Lugo, who we love from other creative contemporary Latin projects – and he's really outdone himself here, by drawing deep from a range of South American rhythms – complicated changes that are sometimes served up in more classic instrumental arrays, sometimes with more unusual keyboard lines that give the whole thing a strong 21st Century vibe! Ray sings on the record, but the vocals are really the lesser focus – as the core energy comes from interplay between guitar lines, keyboards, bass, percussion, and some other sweet electric touches. Titles include "La Mordida", "A Correr", "La Pantera", "Todos Pa'L Norte", "Muerte En La Galera", "Cachas De Oro", "El Camino Azul", and "Polvo Plomo Poder". So heavy, the whole thing had to be pressed as two 45rpm records for maximum sound! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ GriegPeer Gynt – Oivin Fjeldstad/London Symphony Orchestra (180 gram 2LP 45 rpm pressing) ... LP
London/Universal, 1958. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
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(Numbered limited editon 45 rpm double LP on 180 gram vinyl!)
 
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ValentinesSound Of The Valentines (2016 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
RPM (UK), Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 29.99
Early work from a young Bon Scott – heard here years before his fame in AC/DC, as one of two singers in the mighty Valentines – a late 60s Aussie group with a wonderfully groovy sound! At some level, these guys share a lot with the British beat group scene of the period – a love of elements from American soul and R&B, which sometimes means they're even covering songs from the US, but in a more rocking way – but The Valentines also have a cool approach that often has them shifting lead vocal chores between Scott and Vince Lovegrove, but with the other harmonizing along – which gives them a fuller feel, and a mode that almost reminds us of the earliest Bee Gees material from Australia. Scott's already got some of the rawness in his voice that you'll know and love – and titles include "Can't Dance With You", "Every Day I Have To Cry", "She Said", "On My Mind", "Gloria", "Love Makes Sweet Music", "Sooky Sooky", "I Can Hear The Raindrops", and "Why Me". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Sound Of The Valentines – Complete Recordings 1966 to 1970 ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ MatataAir Fiesta (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
President/RPM (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Swirling Afro soul from Matata – with lots of African rhythms and heavy percussion laced with some trippy elements from the psychedelic scenes in the US and UK! Matana arrived in London, via their native Kenya in the early 70s – and rather seamlessly blended elements of soul, and on this record, touches of psychedelia into the African groove. There is a really jammy feel to the record, with much more interplay with keyboards and guitars than the more JBs-derived soul & funk that would take the driver's seat on later records. The lyrics jump back and forth between Swahili, Lingala and English. Tracks include "Wild River", "Beautiful Burra", "Jungle Warrior", "Mayo Mayo", "I Need Somebody", "Picha Yako", "Mbongo" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ MortimerOn Our Way Home (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Apple/RPM (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The long-overdue second album from Mortimer – a US trio who were signed to Apple Records during the late 60s, but never fully got their due, thanks to all the famous difficulties of that Beatles-owned label! The group are in a nicely acoustic setting here – one that's neither folksy, or too rootsy – and which instead gets some nice sweetening from later arrangements by Richard Hewson, used to color in their sound with these gentle currents that really buoy up the spirit of the trio! There's a touch of harmonies on the vocals, and this sing-songy approach that almost recalls Alzo & Udine at times – a match that we'd definitely make in terms of the album's sophistication and subtle sense of darkness. The album was never issued by Apple back in the day, and would have become a sought-after classic if it was – and titles include a great version of the Lennon & McCartney tune "On Our Way Home", plus the originals "Miles Apart", "You Do Too", "I Didn't Know", "In Memory Of Her", and "Don't Want To See You Anymore". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available On Our Way Home (with bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ Lightnin HopkinsLightnin Hopkins Sings The Blues (Crown) ... LP
RPM/Crown, Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Lightnin Hopkins sings the blues – and virtually helps reinvent the genre in the process with these classic Texas recordings for the RPM label! The style here is much rootsier than some of the postwar blues coming out from other scenes – quite spare, and almost more in a delta style of singer and guitar, without much else in the mix. Yet Hopkins' use of an electric instrument here is seminal – as he works the strings with these inflections and inspirations that would have a huge impact on countless other musicians to come – first blues contemporaries, then bigger talents in the world of rock in later decades. Yet there's still nothing better than these initial recordings – as few folks have a way of hitting the right modes in the right way like Lighnin – both vocally, where he's simple but extremely powerful – and instrumentally, where he can always grab us with just a surprising flick or two of his fingers on the strings. LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label Crown pressing – nice and clean! Cover seams are split on top and spine.)
 
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Afrika BambaataaZulu Rainin Hell Mix By Jimmy Jim ... LP
Boo Hooray, Late 70s/Early 80s/2014. New Copy ... $6.99
A fantastic treasure from the early days of hip hop – a special mix that's made completely from rare Afrika Bambaataa/Zulu Nation dub plates and acetates – cut together here by Jimmy Jim, with a feel that's just like stumbling into some South Bronx party back in the day! The limited vinyl was released as part of the Renegades Of Rhythm tour by DJ Shadow and Cut Chemist – in honor of the legendary Afrika Bambaataa! The LP features two 33 1/3 rpm sides – "Zulu Funk I" and "Zulu Funk II". LP, Vinyl record album

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RespighiChurch Windows – Keith Clark/Pacific Symphony ... LP
Reference Recordings, 1984. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Deep groove 45 rpm pressing!)

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Scientist & Prince JammyDub Landing Volume 1 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Dub Mir, 1981/1982. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
A dub landing of massive proportions – served up here on some classic early 80s work by Scientist, who's really making magic in the studio with the sounds of the Roots Radics Band! The tunes are stark, sharp, and very focused – and at some level, the mixologist is maybe keeping himself a bit more in check – to allow for some rootsy currents to flow through, and give the music a surprisingly soulful vibe from time to time – even when the echo's booted up a bit, and spacey sounds start to filter into the mix. Titles include "Attack", "Beaming", "Invaders", "Landing", "Vulcan", "Black Out", "Time Passage", and "Galaxy". LP, Vinyl record album
(45 rpm audiophile pressing – with bonus CD!)

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✨✧ ShawnnaWorth Tha Weight ... LP
Def Jam, 2004. Near Mint- 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
14 tracks in all, including "My Chicago" parts 1 and 2, "RPM", "Shake Dat Sh**", "U Crazy", "Posted (rmx)", "Super Freak" and "Block Reincarnated (rmx)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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Various12 Original Artist Hits Vol 2 ... LP
United, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A 60s collection, but one that's overflowing with earlier west coast blues and R&B material – recorded by the Crown/RPM label! Includes cuts by Marvin & Johnny, Jimmy Nelson, The Jacks, The Cadets, BB King, Jesse Belvin, Richard Berry, and others! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWestbound Funk – Masterful Funk From The Detroit Powerhouse Labels Of Eastbound & Westbound ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
The title's almost redundant – as the words "Westbound" and "Funk" mean virtually the same thing! From the late 60s through the mid 70s, Westbound was one of the key record labels in the sound of raw heavy funk – working with hit groups like Funkadelic and the Ohio Players to craft a sound that laid the blueprint for countless other groups of the time, and also featuring a wealth of obscurer artists with an even harder-hitting sound! The key styles of Westbound and related jazz label Eastbound were heavy and fuzzy ones – picking up off the heady and trippy styles of the late 60s Detroit scene, mixing things up with MC5 guitars, Norman Whitfield bass, and deep underground Tribe-styled jazz touches. This 20 track masterpiece is a brilliant summation of the important Westbound sound – and includes a few hits, some funky 45 classics, and an even bigger number of tracks we might not have heard otherwise! The notes are great, the tunes are super-funky, and the whole thing's one of the best funky collections you could ever hope to purchase. Titles include "You're Messing Up My Mind" by Albert Washington, "Back To Funk" by Robert Lowe, "You Caught Me Smilin" by The 19th Whole, "Conga Man" by King Errison, "Shake Your Head" by Spanky Wilson, "I Love You" by The Motivations, "I Don't Know What It Is But It Sure Is Funky" by Mighty Elegant, "Crazy Legs" by Donald Austin, "Stone Thing (part 1)" by Alvin Cash, "RPM" by Boots, "Funky World (part 1)" by Silky Vincent, "Get Funky Sweet A Little Bit" by Jackie Harris & The Exciters, "I'll Bet You" by Funkadelic, and "Why Not Start All Over Again" by The Counts. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Westbound Funk – Masterful Funk From The Detroit Powerhouse Labels Of Eastbound & Westbound ... CD 10.99

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✨✧ Bobby Bland, Howlin Wolf, Junior Parker, & Sonny BBlues For Mr Crump ... LP
Kent/Polydor (UK), Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very cool collection of early 50s blues work recorded for the Kent/Modern/RPM labels – including some early work by Bobby Blue Bland and Junior Parker! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Thelonious MonkThelonious Monk With Sonny Rollins & Frank Foster ... LP
Prestige, 1953/1954. Used ... Out Of Stock
Two nice slices of Monk from the 78/45 rpm days at Prestige – with a side of the album devoted to each of the sessions represented on the record. Side one is from 1954, and features Monk in the company of Frank Foster tenor and Ray Copeland trumpet – playing a mix of jagged ensemble tracks that hint at the greatness to emerge on the Riverside recordings. Titles on that one include "We See", "Locomotive", and "Hackensack". The flipside features a 1953 session, with Sonny Rollins and Julius Watkins on horn parts – and the tracks "Let's Call One", plus two takes of "Think Of One". LP, Vinyl record album
(German OJC pressing.)

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✨✧ LionsSoul Riot ... LP
Stones Throw, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
The Lions seem to get deeper and deeper with each new release – moving past their start as a funk band with a focus on Kingston sounds – into a group who've got a really fresh feel of their own! Sure, some cuts here are great reggae numbers – the kind of mellow, head-nodding cuts The Lions have always given us – but there's also some more complicated elements going on too, these little touches of darkness at times, especially on the rhythms, which can break from obvious patterns into something nicely unique. Plenty of guests help flesh out the tunes – including Malik The Freq Moore, Black Shakespeare, Alex Desert, and Myron Glasper – and titles include "My Girl", "Going Nowhere", "Rhythm Rock", "Feels Good", "At A Loss", "Smoke & Mirrors", and "When It Rains". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download! Pressed at 45 rpm – for even more booming sound!)

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✨✧ Pepe Sanchez Y Su Rock BandRegresion (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Pharaway Sounds (Spain), 1976. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Fantastic funk from the Spanish scene of the 70s – a set that starts out in the best electric fusion mode, but also embraces some older Spanish currents too – with a groove that's almost a 70s funk take on some of the flamenco jazz experiments of the late 60s! Yet we'll also say that there's more reedwork here than guitar – including some sublime tenor and soprano sax from the great Pedro Iturralde, easily one of the best Spanish jazz musicians of his generation – working here with other soloists on flute, trumpet, and trombone – all led by the heavy drums of Pepe Sanchez! Bass and electric keyboards round out the groove – creating this great criss-crossing of rhythms that's mighty nice – on titles that include "Sentimiento", "Renacimiento", "Cantares", "Regresion", "Nostalgia", "Paisajes", and "A Mi Tierra". Also includes two bonus tracks from a later 45 rpm single – "Love Me" and "Encuentros En La 5a Dimension". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ Bobby HutchersonHappenings (2LP 180gram pressing – 45rpm) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1966. Near Mint- 2LP ... $48.99
One of the greatest Bobby Hutcherson albums for Blue Note – a classic session recorded in quartet form, with a style that seems to set a whole new standard for the vibes in modern jazz! The group here is sublime – Herbie Hancock on piano, Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Joe Chambers on drums – all working with Bobby in cool, blocky chords, with a sound that lies somewhere on the road to "out", but has more of a swing than Hutcherson's "new thing" recordings! The balance is a perfect one – exciting and fresh, but still always soulfully grooving – and titles include a sublime version of Herbie's "Maiden Voyage" – plus originals by Hutcherson that include "The Omen", "Aquarian Moon", "Rojo", and "Head Start". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered pressing!)

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Jackie McLeanBluesnik (45rpm – 2LP 180gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1960. Sealed 2LP (reissue)... $46.99
A crackling date from Jackie McLean – a set that's much more hardbop than some of his other Blue Note work – filled with fire, far from the 50s – and really pointing the way towards his new directions to come! There's a hint of modernism in the mix, mostly on the tone from McLean's alto sax – but most numbers are forward-thinking, and played with a sense of perfection that's pure Blue Note all the way through. Group members include Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, Kenny Drew on piano, Doug Watkins on bass, and Pete LaRoca on drums – and titles include "Cool Green", "Torchin", "Bluesnik", "Drew's Blues", and "Blues Function". LP, Vinyl record album
(Amazing reissue pressing – done as a 2LP set, with heavy vinyl and cover, and played at 45rpm speed for extra-high fidelity!)

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NirvanaIncesticide (180 gram pressing – 2 x 45rpm LP) ... LP
Geffen, 1992. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $43.99 49.98
Nirvana's riveting Incesticide – which at the time, looked like a mere placeholder for Geffen to sate the suddenly massive new fanbase of the band, between proper albums – but it turned out to be nearly as essential as anything they'd ever put out! A great batch of songs that are as fresh as ever, thanks to them getting comparatively little air time, as opposed to the Nevermind and In Utero hits. Titles include "Sliver" (our pick for the greatest Nirvana song ever – and their most classic punk rock-styled song), "Stain", "Been A Son", "Son Of A Gun", "Molly's Lips", "Beeswax", "Downer", "Aero Zeppelin", and "Big Long Now". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ben WebsterBen Webster & Associates (2LP 45rpm pressing – 180 gram) ... LP
Verve/ORG, 1959. Very Good+ 2LP ... $39.99
Classic late Webster material, recorded in a laidback setting for Verve, with associates that include Coleman Hawkins, Budd Johnson, Roy Eldridge, Jimmy Jones, and Les Spann. Side one is a very long version of "In A Mellow Tone", with a blowing session solo approach – and side two features shorter tracks like "Budd Johnson", "Young Bean", and "De Dar". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered pressing.)

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✨✧ Childish GambinoAwaken My Love (2 x 45rpm LP pressing – with virtual reality headset & download) ... LP
Glassnote, 2017. New Copy 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Childish Gambino once again transcends anything you might be expecting from an actor/musician – this is not some vain star trip at all, but a worthy, boundary-busting effort – and a pretty sizable step away from idiosyncratic, yet accessible hip hop into spacey pop funk! Strong stuff, following his own path in respectable, highly rewarding fashion. Includes "Me And Your Mama", "Have Some Love", "Boogieman", "Zombies", "Riot", "Redbone", "Terrified", "California", "Terrified", "The Night Me & Your Mama Met" and more. This crazy good 2LP box limited edition box set version comes with a double vinyl set that plays at 45rpm – in a cool glow-in-the dark box, and comes with downloadable virtual reality headset and downloadable content! LP, Vinyl record album
(In a glow in the dark box, with an exclusive booklet, virtual reality headset, an album download, and a download of virtual reality content!)

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✨✧ Andrew HillPoint Of Departure (45rpm – 2LP 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1964. Used 2LP (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A classic "new thing" album recorded with the cream of Blue Note's avant 60s players – like Eric Dolphy, Joe Henderson, and Tony Williams – standing out with Hill as some of the most adventurous players for the label at the time! The album's awash with jagged piano likes from Hill – supported by a modernist 3 horn frontline of Henderson, Dolphy, and Kenny Dorham – skittishly working their way into territory that's never truly free, but wonderfully expressive and exploratory – a clear summation of the sense of "modern" in modern jazz! The set features 5 excellent Andrew Hill compositions, including "New Monastery", "Flight 19", and "Spectrum" LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered pressing! Out of print.)

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✨✧ Jackie McLeanDestination Out (2LP 180 gram pressing – 45rpm) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, Mid 60s. Used 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A modernist classic from 60s Blue Note! The album's one of Jackie McLean's greatest from the time – and one of his seminal "new thing" sessions cut with young modernists Grachan Moncur and Bobby Hutcherson. 3 of the 4 long tracks on the record were written by Moncur, and have a similar approach to his own recordings for Blue Note – moody and introspective, in a style that's as concerned with sound and space as it is jazz and rhythm – and Hutcherson's vibes are beyond compare here, with have a sinister metallic quality that he only used briefly in his early career! The whole record's a gem, and one not to pass up! Titles include "Kahlil The Prophet", "Riff Raff", and "Love & Hate". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
Destination Out ... LP 33.99
Destination Out (180 gram pressing) ... LP 18.99

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✨✧ Art BlakeyNight In Tunisia (Blue Note) (45rpm – 2LP 180gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1961. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
One of a number of Art Blakey albums titled after "Night In Tunisia" – and most likely the best! The tune is a perfect fit for the Blakey Jazz Messengers format – long, rhythmic, really stretching out, yet allowing plenty of space for the horn players to solo. Players include Bobby Timmons on piano, Lee Morgan on trumpet, and Wayne Shorter on tenor – a killer lineup that's in really classic form here – driven on nicely by Blakey's drums and bass work by Jymie Merritt. Titles include "Night In Tunisia", with Blakey thundering through impeccably – plus the tracks "Yama", "Kozo's Waltz", and a version of Timmons' great "So Tired". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited, numbered pressing! Out of print.)

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✨✧ RachmaninoffSymphonic Dances Op 45/Vocalise Op 34 No 14 – Donald Johanos/Dallas Symphony Orchestra (2 x 45rpm 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Turnabout/Analogue Productions, 1967. Used 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Double 45rpm 180 gram stereo pressing – on Analogue Productions!)

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Kostas BezosWhite Birds (with bonus CD) ... LP
Mississippi, 1930s. New Copy ... $13.99
A beautiful use of Hawaiian guitar in early Greek 78rpm recordings – an amazing musical journey that's even more fascinating than the use of the instrument in American country music! The instrument here is the acoustic version of steel guitar, and is often played alongside other more traditional Greek instrumentation in small groups that also feature acoustic guitar – usually with a singer in the lead, whose use of language really accents the different setting of the instrument! The package is wonderful – and comes with a 28 page booklet of notes that looks into this very unusual cultural moment – and the music is all remastered from 78s, with beautiful clarity throughout. The whole thing even includes a bonus CD – with 18 more tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1200 copies – with booklet and bonus CD!)

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Blind Uncle Gaspard & Delma LachneyOn The Waters Edge ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s. New Copy ... $11.99
Bluesy material, but all sung in French – and recorded in Louisiana during the 78rpm era by Blind Uncle Gaspard and Delma Lachney! The music here is all from vintage 78s, and is a definite precursor to later cajun sounds – but done at a level that's more acoustic blues styled overall – with guitar as the lead instrument alongside the vocal, and some occasional other work on violin. Titles include "La Danseuse", "Je Me Trouve Une Jolie Fille", "Cher Ami Ma Vie Est Runi", and "Avoyeles" by Delma Lachney – and "Sur La Borde De L'Eau", "Natchstoches", "Assi Dans La Fenetre De Ma Chambre", and "Mercredi Soir Passe" by Blind Uncle Gaspard. LP, Vinyl record album

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Blind Willie JohnsonPraise God I'm Satisfied (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Yazoo, Late 20s. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99
He may be blind, but he's plenty satisfied – and so are we, with this excellent package of rare 78rpm recordings from Willie Johnson! The sound quality is great – which is important, as Willie's got a style of guitar that's almost lighter in tone than some of his contemporaries – a deft thinness that really comes through well in this presentation of the music, really showing his skill on the strings. Vocals are surprisingly raw at points, making for a real contrast to the guitar – and titles include "I Know His Blood Can Make Me Whole", "Praise God I'm Satisfied", "Dark Was The Night Cold Was The Ground", "When The War Was On", and "Mother's Children Have A Hard Time". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kumasi TrioFanti Guitar In West Africa 1928 – Vol 1 ... LP
Asherah, 1928. New Copy ... $15.99
Two guitars and percussion – working together here in an unusual representation of West African music – in early recordings that came to lay the basis for the highlife sound to come! The set brings together rare early 78rpm singles from this trio from the Ghanian city of Kumasi – an early musical export to the wider world, thanks to the strengths of the Regal Zonophone label – who did a great job of capturing the instrumental and vocal interplay of the group! Titles include "Adjuah Adaziwah (parts 1 & 2)", "Opuhim Wuara", "Pen Pen Sin", "Yaw Donkor", "Womma Onye Bi", "Amponsah (parts 1 & 2)", and "Banasko Na Kewsi Ayaw". LP, Vinyl record album

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Lee MorseSweeping the Cobwebs – Selected Recordings 1924 to 1930 ... LP
Asherah, Late 20s. New Copy ... $15.99
Lee Morse has a lovely look on the cover – almost contemporary, despite the sepia tone – which is maybe a great hint at the forward-thinking influence she had on the music of the 20s! Morse isn't just your usual jazz singer, as she's clearly borrowed a lot from blues as well – including an ability to accompany herself on acoustic guitar, which she often uses with nicely inventive phrasing – at a level that clearly indicates that she's more than just another pretty face in the early 78rpm music market. This set brings together a dozen of Lee's classic numbers – and titles include "Telling Eyes", "Daddy's Girl", "Cooking Breakfast For The One I Love", "Where'd You Get Those Eyes", "Look What You Went & Done", "I've Looked All Over For A Boy Like You", and "Mother & Dad". LP, Vinyl record album

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Eric SidayUltra Sonic Perception (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Berry/Dual Planet (Australia), Early 60s. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $11.99 23.99
Very early electronic sound library material from Eric Siday – so much so, that all these tracks were originally issued as 78rpm singles – at a time before the sound library scene moved into using full LPs! A number of cuts here were used as early passages on the first Doctor Who episodes – and others follow nicely in a similar vein – with very bold, powerful explorations of the earliest elements of analogue electronics – and an especially strong ear for the darker side of the spectrum! Most numbers here are never too noisy – not as much so as avant compositional work of the time – but they hang on the edge in a really great way, creating a lot of stark spacey elements with just a few deft touches. Titles include "Comet", "Ultimate", "Moonscape", "Galaxy", "Suspended Animation", "The Machines", "Pavane", "Pizzicato Piano", "Challenge Of Space", and "Eclipse". LP, Vinyl record album
(Wonderful heavy vinyl and cover!)

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Bob WillsBob Wills – Columbia Historic Edition ... LP
Columbia, Late 30s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
The cover's got Bob giving one of his trademark "Aaah Haaa!" calls – as a great introduction to the sound of this classic set of western swing! Great tracks from the Okeh 78rpm years – and an unissued number too. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousDevil Is Busy In Knoxville – Early Gospel Recordings 1927 to 1955 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy ... $11.99
A slew of vintage gospel material from the 78rpm generation – some of it with a definite country tinge, some of it a bit more bluesy – and all of it great! The package really lives up to the shellac-digging strengths of other compilations on Mississippi – and really opens us up to a world we might never have experienced otherwise – wonderful rare material that already great on its own, but which resonates strongly in the company of all the other tracks on the set – pressed up on vinyl, which furthers the classic feel of the music too! Titles include "I Had A Dream" by Lottie Bracy, "I'll Be Rested" by Blind Roosevelt Graves, "I Can't Tarry" by Two Gospel Keys, "You Can't Hide" by Mother McCollum, "Where The Soul Of A Man Never Dies" by The Anglin Brothers, "Gods Little Birds" by Sister OM Terrell, and "No Drunkard Can Enter" by The Delmore Brothers. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousGhost Woman Blues – Country Blues 1927 to 1952 ... LP
Mississippi, Late 20s/1930s/1940s/Early 50s. New Copy ... $11.99
They're not lying with the title of this one – as the set's a killer collection of rural blues, with a legacy that goes way beyond the glory days of the genre in the 20s and 30s! The collection's a great one from Mississippi – exactly the kind of pre-LP material that the label's been so great at over the years – with an ear for the really sort of special cuts that are normally only the province of collectors of rare 78rpm recordings! Titles include "Cool Drink Of Water Blues" by Tommy Johnson, "Future Blues" by Willie Brown, "Sic Em Dogs On Me" by Washington White, "Be True Be True" by Henry Simms, "Rambling Love" by Dick Reinhardt, and "Go Away From My Door" by Monroe Moe Jackson. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHawaii Authentic – The Pre War Era Vol 1 – 1925 to 1936 ... LP
Asherah, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy ... $15.99
The authentic sound of Hawaii – music from long before the islands achieved statehood, and long before their music became the stuff of stereotype! Instead, the sounds here are a fresh flowering of musical expression – mostly using unusual guitar phrasing and vocals, and recorded during the same 78rpm era that gave the world rural blues and string band music! At the time, Hawaiian records like these were ever bit as much a part of the transforming global landscape of sound – and heard in the context of other older 78rpm styles, they're every bit as mesmerizing – in ways you'd never expect if you only know Don Ho or 60s easy listening Hawaii. The set brings together some real gems from the early 78rpm years – and titles on this first volume include "He Ono" by Sol Bright, "Paahana" by Dick McIntire, "Auana" by George Ku & His Paradise Islanders, "Alhoa Beloved" by Sol Hoopi, "Oua Oua" by Kanui & Lula, and "Mauna Kea" by King Nawahi's Hawaiians. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHawaii Authentic – The Pre War Era Vol 2 – 1927 to 1936 ... LP
Asherah, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy ... $15.99
The authentic sound of Hawaii – music from long before the islands achieved statehood, and long before their music became the stuff of stereotype! Instead, the sounds here are a fresh flowering of musical expression – mostly using unusual guitar phrasing and vocals, and recorded during the same 78rpm era that gave the world rural blues and string band music! At the time, Hawaiian records like these were ever bit as much a part of the transforming global landscape of sound – and heard in the context of other older 78rpm styles, they're every bit as mesmerizing – in ways you'd never expect if you only know Don Ho or 60s easy listening Hawaii. The set brings together some real gems from the early 78rpm years – and titles on this second volume include "U Like Noa Like" by Tau Moe's Hawaiian Jazzites, "Kola Pa" by Sol Hoopii, "Maui Girl" by Andy Iona's Islanders, "Alekoki" by Kane's Hawaiians, "O Kou Aloha Ia Oe" by John Almeida, and "Wela Ka Hao" by Segis Luvaun. LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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