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Chet Baker SextetChet Is Back! (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
RCA (Italy), 1962. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $44.99
One of Chet Baker's rarest albums – and a great one! The session was recorded in Rome in 1962, at a time when Chet's star had fallen quite a bit on the American scene, and it features him working with some of the hippest European players at the time – like Rene Thomas on guitar, Bobby Jaspar on tenor and flute, Amadeo Tomassi on piano, and Daniel Humair on drums. The tracks are longer than those on some of Chet's earlier albums – with an angularity that brings out new modes of blowing on some of his solos. Titles include "Blues In The Closet", "Barbados", "Star Eyes", "Pent Up House", and "Ballata In Forma Di Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited 50th Anniversary pressing on ORG, #000878.)

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GriegPeer Gynt – Oivin Fjeldstad/London Symphony Orchestra (180 gram 2LP 45 rpm pressing) ... LP
London/Universal, 1958. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered limited editon 45 rpm double LP on 180 gram vinyl!)
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Lightnin HopkinsLightnin Hopkins Sings The Blues (Crown) ... LP
RPM/Crown, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good ... $33.99
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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✨✧ MatataAir Fiesta (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
President/RPM (UK), 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
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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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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✨✧ MortimerOn Our Way Home (2017 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Apple/RPM (UK), 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily 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
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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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✨✧ Dexter GordonLong Tall Dexter – The Savoy Sessions ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $7.99
A huge collection of material that Dexter recorded for Savoy in the early bop years – mostly issued as 78 rpm singles, but also including a number of tracks from the album Dexter Rides Again. The set brings together a wealth of alternate takes of the material, including a number of unissued ones – as well as great notes on the material, and a higher level of sound quality than the original vinyl. Titles include "The Lion Roars", "After Hours Bop", "Dexter Digs In", "Settin The Pace", "Blow Mr Dexter", "Long Tall Dexter", and "Dexter Rides Again". 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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✨✧ VariousWestbound Funk – Masterful Funk From The Detroit Powerhouse Labels Of Eastbound & Westbound ... LP
BGP (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... $16.99 22.99
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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✨✧ Scientist & Prince JammyDub Landing Volume 1 (with bonus CD) ... LP
Dub Mir, 1981/1982. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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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✨✧ 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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Childish GambinoAwaken My Love (2 x 45rpm pressing – with virtual reality headset & download) ... LP
Glassnote, 2017. New Copy ... On April 28, 2017
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Grant GreenMatador (45rpm – 2LP 180gram pressing) ... LP
Blue Note/Music Matters, 1965. Near Mint- 2LP (reissue)... $59.99
A fantastic mid 60s album from Grant Green – but one that never got its due originally, because it was unreleased at the time – and didn't come out until a Japanese version in the late 70s! Despite that oddly long gap, Matador is truly one Grant's best ever records – a really inventive session that goes way past his standard soul jazz roots – and which really shows the guitarist stretching out towards future styles of jazz! The session's a spare quartet date – with Green's guitar playing modal grooves over rhythm by by his incredible combo – with Bob Cranshaw on bass, Elvin Jones on drums and the incomparable McCoy Tyner on piano – blocking out bold changes that really drive the record strongly. Cuts are long, and there's a freewheeling quality to the material that's only ever matched by some of the Grant Green/Larry Young sessions from the same time – especially the Street Of Dreams Record. Titles include "Matador", "Bedouin", Green Jeans", and a killer version of "My Favorite Things", done in a very Coltrane-esque style. LP, Vinyl record album

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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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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. Near Mint- 2LP (reissue)... $38.99
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(Double 45rpm 180 gram stereo pressing – on Analogue Productions!)

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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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✨✧ 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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Furry LewisGood Morning Judge – Recorded By George Mitchell in 1962 (with bonus download) ... LP
Fat Possum, 1962/1967. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99 17.99
Fantastic recordings of the legendary Furry Lewis – a musician who may be pictured in a bathrobe on the front cover, but who comes across with all the sharp edges and bold tones of his classic work! The material is part of that legendary George Mitchell series of blues recordings, and may well be one of the best – as Mitchell captures both Lewis' guitar and vocals with incredible clarity – especially the instrument, which yields the kind of complex passages and subtle tones that would have been a lot harder to hear in a 78rpm environment. Furry's vocals are wonderful, too – with a stretching depth that evokes gospel inspiration, but served up with very secular subject matter – on titles that include "Why Don't You Come Home Blues", "Good Morning Judge", "Blues Around My Bed", "Furry Lewis' Careless Love", and "Old Hobo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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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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✨✧ VariousBuzzsaw Joint Cut 1 – Diddy Wah ... LP
Stag O Lee (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99
Rare, raw tracks in the best sort of mode we've come to expect from the Stag-O-Lee label – the kind of sounds we've really been digging on their 10" vinyl compilations, but presented here in support of the Buzzsaw Joint club night in London! The tracks are all from the start of the 60s, and all from rare pieces of 45rpm vinyl – work by artists working in a rough blend of blues, R&B, swamp rock, and other rough-edged styles from the time. Titles include "Drumble" by Dennis & The Menaces, "Flirtin" by Sonny & The Premiers, "Little School Girl" by Billy Garner, "Invasion" by Bobby December & The Famous Renegades, "Inkster Boogie" by the Egyptians, "I Feel Allright" by Sammy Fitzhugh, "Fun Fun" by Lloyd Nolen, and 'Big City After Dark" by Ray Vernon & The Raymen. 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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✨✧ VariousI Believe I'll Go Back Home 1906 to 1959 ... LP
Mississippi, 1900s/1910s/1920s/1930s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... $11.99
A great companion piece to the album I Don't Feel At Home In This World Anymore – and, like that one, a set that's made up of so many different and unusual strands of music – in the best Mississippi Records style! Much of this work hails from the 78rpm generation – and the music includes both American folk and country, and sounds recorded by a variety of overseas artists – some maybe a bit far from home, hence the title. Guitar figures strongly on many sides – in a variety of formats – and titles include "Smyrneiko Minore" by Marika Papagika, "I Believe I'll Go Back Home" by Blind Willie Davis, "Hillbilly Hula" by Jenks Tex Carmen, "Depend On Me" by Group, "Ninuvina (part 1)" by TR Mahalingam, "Aurora En Pekin" by Sexteto Bolona, "Dziko La Afrika" by G Wayawaya, and "Pyara Nazar Nahin" by Khansahib Abdul Karim Khan. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJukebox Mambo 2 – Rumba & Afro-Latin Accented Rhythm & Blues 1949 to 1960 (6 x 10" albums – plus book & bonus tracks) ... LP
Juke Box Jam (UK), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. Sealed ... $43.99
The great second volume of this genre-defining series – a set that looks at a really unique strain of R&B in the 50s – a special sort of groove that mixed together jazz, Latin, and other soulful styles! There's plenty of percussion on most of these numbers, but there's also lots of bluesy elements too – electric guitar, tenor, and firey piano – mixed with soulful vocals that leap wonderfully out of the vivid arrangements – at a level that really makes these tunes pretty darn unique! Some cuts have a vibe that's like jump blues, taking a drink of 50s Latin – while others almost have a Spanish Harlem sort of hybrid, but years before the later Latin Soul scene – a really vibrant mix of modes that keeps things exciting throughout. Titles include "All I Have Is You" by Johnny Oliver, "I Love Your Many Ways" by Lincoln Chase, "Calypso Blues" by Zilla Mayes, "Jimmy's Jive" by Jimmy Nolen, "All Night Long" by Four Blazes, "She Wants To Mambo" by The Chanters, "Satisfied" by Billy Emerson, "Chano" by Ron Rico with Sax Kari, "Later Gator" by Freddie Mitchell, "Denga Denga" by Ashton Savoy, "Gee I Love You" by John McKinnye & The Premiers, and "Summertime" by Red Saunders. Totally amazing package, too – in an "album", like a set of vintage 78s – with 6 pieces of 10" vinyl that play at 45rpm for excellent sound, and a very cool booklet of notes, too. Also includes four tracks not on the other 2LP or CD sets! LP, Vinyl record album
(Still in the outer shipping box.)

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✨✧ John ColtraneAtlantic Years In Mono (6LPs with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Atlantic, Early 60s. New Copy 6 LPs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The early genius of John Coltrane – summed up perfectly on his albums for Atlantic Records! Coltrane was really going through some amazing changes here – picking up on some of his more modal and freewheeling solo expressions, while also able to hang back in some of the more soulful moments of his previous work on Prestige – criss-crossing jazz territory that few would touch this well again, even though Coltrane continues to influence so many with these records! The package presents five full albums in mono – all of them classics – Giant Steps (with the title track, "Naima", "Mr PC", and "Cousin Mary"), Bags & Trane (a duet session with vibist Milt Jackson), Ole Coltrane (with the incredible side-long title cut), Coltrane Plays The Blues, and The Avant Garde (an amazing collaboration with trumpeter Don Cherry). Package also includes The Coltrane Legacy – a special collection of rare mono recordings, with the titles "Untitled Original", "26-2", "Original Untitled Ballad", "Centerpiece", "Stairway To The Stars", and "Blues Legacy". Box also features a 7" 45rpm single of "My Favorite Things" in mono – and box, vinyl, covers, and booklet are nice and heavy! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Miles DavisMiles Davis Quintet – The Great Prestige Recordings (10LP set) ... LP
Prestige/Analogue Productions, Mid 50s. Used 10LP Box Set ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A stunning package – five classic Miles Davis albums – Workin, Steamin, Relaxin, Cookin, and The New Miles Davis Quintet – all featuring John Coltrane on tenor and Red Garland on piano! All records presented in 2LP packages in original artwork – on heavy 180 gram vinyl, playing at 45rpm for added fidelity. LP, Vinyl record album
(Book and box are in great shape!)

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✨✧ Frank Foster & The Loud MinorityBursting Out ... LP
Denon (Japan), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the rarest albums by Frank Foster and his hip 70s Loud Minority group – a Japanese-only release, which plays at 45rpm for high fidelity! Titles include "New Born" and "Karmageddon". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes obi, too.)

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✨✧ NirvanaIn Utero (2013 mix) (2LP 180 gram vinyl – with download) ... LP
DGC, 1993. Used 2LP GATEFOLD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Double 180 gram 2LP vinyl. Remastered at Abbey Road. 45RPM.)

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