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Count Basie88 Basie Street (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Pablo/Analogue Productions, 1983. Sealed 2LP ... $129.99
Very fluid later work from Count Basie – a set that has that nice open-ended Pablo Records approach, but which still comes across with that brilliant Basie groove that first emerged most strongly in the 50s! Players are a mix of young and old, and the group includes Grover Mitchell and Booty Wood on trombones, Sonny Cohn and Jim Crawford on trumpets, John Williams on baritone, Eric Dixon on tenor and flute, Kenny Hing on tenor, Chris Woods on alto and flute, Joe Pass on guitar, and Cleveland Eaton on bass. Tracks are on the long side, and titles include "88 Basie Street", "Bluesville", "The Blues Machine", "Contractor's Blues", "Katy", and "Sunday At The Savoy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0261.)

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Duke EllingtonDuke's Big 4 (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Pablo/Analogue Productions, 1973. Sealed 2LP ... $109.99
Duke's Big 4 here are a quartet of jazz legends – Joe Pass, Ray Brown, and Louie Bellson – all working with Duke himself to serve up unique small combo versions of older Ellington full band classics! The mix of piano, guitar, bass, and drums is a bit unusual for Ellington – and Pass especially has this sharply ringing tone that really brings a different flavor to many of the numbers – a kind of stepping, pulsating quality that's even in contrast to his other work from this period. Duke's piano augments the angularity, and titles include "Love You Madly", "Cottontail", "The Blues", "Prelude To A Kiss", "Everything But You", and "Just Squeeze Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition #0258.)

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✨✧ Billy JoelGlass Houses (Original Master Recording) (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Mobile Fidelity/Columbia, 1980. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
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Los TerrificosGo South – Vaya Pa'l Sur (2LP 45 rpm pressing) ... LP
Peace & Rhythm, 2016. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99
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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Three SoundsBottoms Up! (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Blue Note/Analogue Productions, 1959. Sealed 2LP ... $39.99
The bottom is certainly "up" on this one – as the Three Sounds groove things from the ground up, taking soul jazz piano to the next level with an approach that quickly made them one of the most popular Blue Note acts of the early 60s! Gene Harris leads the group on piano – and also plays celeste on one track (!) – and the other Sounds at this point are Andrew Simpkins on bass and Bill Dowdy on drums – a really great rhythm section that have a way of being soulfully quiet, with a very subtle groove – one that's much more understated than you might find in the Ramsey Lewis trio, but equally hip. Tracks include "Jinne Lou", "Besame Mucho", "Love Walked In", "Angel Eyes", "Falling In Love With Love", and "Time After Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition #0179.)
Also available Bottoms Up! ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanFree Jazz (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Atlantic, 1961. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The title gets it right – as the album's easily the closest thing to free jazz that Ornette Coleman ever recorded – an album-length improvisation played by a "double quartet" that's overflowing with classic players! The style here is a fair bit like John Coltrane's Ascension album for Impulse – and like that one, the session features Ornette and his contemporaries really stretching out – blowing like never heard before on record, and working in a highly unstructured setting! Other players include Eric Dolphy on bass clarinet, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, and Scott LaFaro on bass – alongside regular group members Don Cherry on pocket trumpet, Charlie Haden on bass, and both Ed Blackwell and Billy Higgins on drums. One long track – just titled "Free Jazz"! LP, Vinyl record album
(ORG pressing, still in the shrink.)

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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.)

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✨✧ VariousExcavated Shellac – Reeds – Reed Performances From Tanzania, Kurdistan, Turkey, India, China & More From The 78 RPM Era ... LP
Dust To Digital, New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great range of amazing reed sounds from the glory days of the global 78rpm scene – not just the saxes and woodwinds you'dknow from the west, but a whole host of even more exotic instruments from points east! The package is a companion to the excellent string-based set from the Excavated Shellac blog – and like that one, it brings together some mindblowing sounds we never would have heard otherwise – all taken from vintage 78s from nations that include India, China, Tanzania, Turky, Iran, Egypt, and Kurdistan – and given vastly improved sound in the mastering process, but without dampening the sharp edge of the music at all! Many of these numbers are instrumental, and most move at a pretty nice clip, too – really setting fire with the angular, almost modern reed elements – and blending them in with other unusual instruments too. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes download!)

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✨✧ Curtis CounceYou Get More Bounce With Curtis Counce (2LP 180 gram 45 RPM) ... LP
Contemporary/Analogue Productions, 1957. Used 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An album with a sexy cover, but a set that's one of the more soulful from the LA scene of the 50s – thanks to a tight, sharp group working under the leadership of bassist Curtis Counce! Counce didn't cut many albums as a leader, but all of them are pretty darn great – and done with a bit more edge than the cool jazz of the LA scene – a bit more open, with a strong focus on the solos on some of the album's longer tracks too! Solos include great work on tenor by Harold Land – who's really coming into his own here – plus Jack Sheldon on piano, and the tremendous Curtis Counce on piano – a player who would pass away not long after this set. Frank Butler completes the group on drums – and titles include "Complete", "Big Foot", "Counceltation", and "Mean To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited numbered edition #0179.)

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✨✧ Bill Cunliffe & Paulinho Da Costa/Larry Karush/Robin CoxPercussion Direct (180 gram 45 rpm 2LP pressing) ... LP
Groove Note, 2008. Used 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Featuring The Larry Karush Ensemble, Bill Cunliffe & Paulinho Da Costa, and The Robin Cox Ensemble. LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram 45 RPM pressing.)
 
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Mark Izu/Lewis JordanTravels Of A Zen Baptist ... LP
RPM, 1988. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Izu plays bass and percussion – and Lewis Jordan plays alto and alto clarinet! LP, Vinyl record album

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Jon JangJang ... LP
RPM, 1982. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Early work from pianist Jon Jang – with Baird Miller on guitar, George Sams on trumpet, and Lewis Jordan on alto. 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)... $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 14.99
 
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LionsSoul Riot ... LP
Stones Throw, 2014. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99
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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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

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✨✧ EnvironmentsEnvironments–Disc 5 ... LP
Atlantic, Early 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ok, since the label makes the claim that this one "Greatly Enhances Lovemaking and Mind Control", we should probably be offering it at a fortune, but it's still going for the same price as the others. Contains "Ultimate Heartbeat" (playable at 33 1/3 and 45 rpm) and "Wind in the Trees". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BB KingSingin' The Blues (United) ... LP
Crown/United, 1957. Used ... Out Of Stock
The very first full length album from BB King – a killer collection of previous singles for the RPM Records label, served up as a bold statement of King's early genius! The record announces its presence right from the very first note – that brilliant blend of effortless electric guitar solo work and completely charismatic vocals that made BB such a star, right from the get-go – and which maybe comes through even more clearly here than in some of his overproduced material from later decades! Many tracks have nicely jumping backings by the great Maxwell Davis – and titles include "Please Love Me", "Bad Luck", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Ten Long Years", "Sweet Little Angel", "You Upset Me Baby", and a classic early take on "Every Day I Have The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has moisture staining, masking tape, and is half peeled on the back.)

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✨✧ Jack WhiteLazaretto (180 gram vinyl – with download and 2 vinyl-only hidden tracks) ... LP
Third Man, 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The most stylistically sprawling record yet from Jack White! White's trajectory from Detroit garage-blues-punk wunderkind to Nashville record biz provocateur/label magnate is pretty damn impressive – and he really lets his far-reaching impulses fly on Lazzaretto. Unpredictable twists and turns abound, but it's all held together by an undercurrent of pummeling, unpretentious rock and roll, with a rootsy swagger. Ever upping the ante on hella cool vinyl releases, Lazarretto is a 3-speed "Ultra LP" – with a 33 1/3 main track list, and 2 hidden tracks beneath the center labels, one that plays at 45 and one that plays at 78. Oh, and also a hologram visual effect. We're thinking that maybe his next record will summon a genie that grants you 3 wishes. Titles include "Three Women", "Lazaretto", "Temoprary Ground", "Would You Fight For My Love?", "High Ball Stepper", "Just One Drink", "Alone In My Home", That Black Bat Licorice", "Entitlement", "I Think I Found The Culprit" and "Want And Able". LP, Vinyl record album
(A 3-speed "Ultra LP" – with 2 vinyl-only tracks hidden beneath the center labels – one that plays at 78 RPM, and one at 45 RPM! Also includes album download.)
 
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John ColtraneAtlantic Years In Mono (6LPs with bonus 7" single) ... LP
Atlantic, Early 60s. New Copy 6 LPs ... $138.99 149.99
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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✨✧ John ColtraneLove Supreme (2LP 180 gram pressing – 45rpm) ... LP
Impulse/Analogue Productions, 1964. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $59.99
Maybe one of the greatest jazz albums of all time – a real breakthrough moment for the legendary John Coltrane, and the blueprint for generations of jazz records to come! Trane was already breaking down plenty of boundaries before Love Supreme – but he knocked it out of the park for the album – which is a full-length suite of spiritual expression, one that gives even greater focus and message to Coltrane's long-spiralling style of soloing on the tenor sax! The group here is the classic quartet – McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums – taking Trane up to the heavens on waves of modal energy, but also holding his spirit closer to the planet than on some of later, more outside performances. There's a slight bit of vocalization on the record – that chanted energy that imbues the set with so much love – and movements include "Acknowledgement", "Resolution", "Pursuance", and "Psalm". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Love Supreme (SACD) ... CD 14.99

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FallaThree Cornered Hat (complete) – Teresa Berganza/Ansermet/L'Orchestre De La Suisse Romande (2LP 45rpm 180 gram pressing) ... LP
London/ORG, Late 50s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $39.99
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(Limited edition pressing!)

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Dizzy Gillespie, Sonny Stitt, Max Roach & OthersBop Session (Gazell) ... LP
Sonet (Sweden), 1975. Near Mint- ... $7.99
A mid 70s reunion of some of the key figures in the early New York bop scene – all recorded here in great fidelity, and on tracks that run a lot longer than their initial 78rpm recordings! The lineup includes Dizzy on trumpet, Sonny Stitt on tenor, John Lewis and Hank Jones on piano, Percy Heath on bass, and Max Roach on drums – making a rare 70s appearance in a straight set like this. Tracks are all bop standards, played in versions that allow for plenty of solo space – and titles include "Blues N Boogie", "Confirmation", "Groovin High", "Lover Man", "All The Things You Are", and "Lady Bird". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s US pressing on Gazell. Cover has a cut corner.)

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Dizzy GillespieChamp (Savoy) (2016 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Savoy, Early 50s. New Copy ... $19.99
A nice little collection of some of Dizzy Gillespie's best bop material for Savoy – tunes that were originally recorded as 78rpm singles – then issued together on this classic album of all-star players! The tunes are short, catchy, and often very grooving – that mix of whimsy and modernism that made Dizzy stand out from the start – handled by a few different groups of players, with musicians who include Milt Jackson on vibes, John Coltrane on tenor, Wynton Kelly on piano, and Percy Heath on bass. Titles include "Tin Tin Deo", "Star Dust", "The Bluest Blues", "The Champ", "Birk's Works", "Caravan", "Time On My Hands", and "Ooh Shoo Be Doo Bee". 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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✨✧ MachitoMachito Y Sus Afro Cubans ... LP
Decca, Late 40s/Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $23.99
A collection of some of Machito's earliest work as a leader – put together here in a nicely-done 60s package that collects 12 different tracks, mostly previously available as 78rpm singles. There's a strong 40s Latin feel to the material, and the set includes a few extremely nice numbers that have a more percussive sound than the other tracks on the set. Titles include "Parabola Negra", "La Rumbantela", "Chacumbele", "Sopa De Pincho", "Yambu", "Paella", and "Intermezzo". LP, Vinyl record album

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Modern Jazz Group FreibergEuropean Jazz Sounds ... LP
Christophorus/Be! (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $14.99
A wonderful collection of work from this overlooked modern jazz combo from the 50s German scene – a group whose material was originally issued on a handful of 45rpm EP titles by a Christian music company – finally brought together in this excellent full length collection! The Modern Jazz Group Freiberg have a style that echoes the other European Jazz Sounds releases of the time by Joki Freund and Michael Naura – a groove that draws strongly from the best American modern impulses of the time – with both a west coast style of arranging, and a bit more New York fire on the way that the soloists come across! The group here has a strong trumpeter in the lead – Raymond Court – who clearly loves Clifford Brown, but also has his own sort of vibe, too – working here with Ewald Heidepriem on piano, Karl Theodore Geier on bass, and Eberhard Stengel on drums. Titles include "Remember Clifford", "Blues Pour Alice", "Solar", "My Old Flame", "A Night At Tony's", "St Joseph's Blue Concept", and "Jubilation". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
European Jazz Sounds (with bonus tracks) ... CD 16.99
European Jazz Sounds (with bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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NirvanaNirvana (2LP 200 gram pressing – 45rpm) ... LP
Geffen, Early 90s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $27.99 34.98
The posthumous self-titled Nirvana compilation – a set that you can quibble with as far as what was, and was not included – but nearly every song is a monumental classic! Too succinct, maybe, but if you don't already own each of the proper albums and the great leftovers comp Incesticide, this is a heck of a great assortement of the band at its best. Starts with "You Know You're Right", the last Nirvana song recorded by the band before Kurt Cobain's death, and from there it's one classic after another, including "About A Girl", "Been A Son", "Sliver", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Come As You Are", "Lithium", "In Bloom", "Heart-Shaped Box", "Pennyroyal Tea", "Rape Me", "Dumb", and 2 Unplugged cuts – "All Apologies" and their cover of "The Man Who Sold World". LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP audiophile pressing – 200 gram vinyl and 45RPM – with download.)

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VariousBebop Boys ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $2.99
Killer stuff – a really well-done collection of rare bop material for Savoy! The set's not really a compilation, but more of an archive of great sessions from the 78rpm era – with batches of tracks in order from the same sessions. Includes material by a Kenny Dorham combo, a Joe Newman group, a Gil Fuller set with Dave Burns and Sahib Shihab, a Ray Brown date, and vocal sets by Eddie Jefferson, Babs Gonzales, and Kenny Hagood! LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousJohn's Old Time Radio Show (3LP set) ... LP
East River, 1920s/1930s. New Copy 3 LPs ... $32.99 39.98
A collection of tracks pulled from the podcasts of 78rpm collector John Heneghan – featuring music from his own legendary collection of rare shellac, as well as discs from the collection of Robert Crumb – who also makes an appearance on the program too! The tracks are interspersed with commentary from the show – in the manner of a radio broadcast – and the album features two different features, one on "Happiness" in music, the other balanced out with "Pain, Sorry, Sickness, & Death". As you might imagine with collectors like Crumb and Heneghan, the records here are all pretty darn rare – the sorts of things that only exist in a handful of remaining copies on this planet – and titles include "Fixin To Die Blues" by Bukka White, "My Mother's Grave" by Elmer Bird, "Come On Baby" by Rich Trice, "Death Cell Blues" by Blind Willie McTell, "Hard Times" by Pigmeat Pete, "Old Dog Blue" by Jim Jackson, "The Ohio Prison Fire" by Bob & Charlotte Miller, "I'm Gonna Kill Myself" by Laura Smith, "Tillie Lee" by William Moore, "I Got Mine" by Frank Stokes, and "Sweet Petunia" by Curley Weaver. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available John's Old Time Radio Show ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ RL BurnsideMississippi Hill Country Blues (with bonus download) ... LP
Fat Possum, Early 80s. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album recorded in the Netherlands, but a set that hits right to the heart of RL Burnside's Mississippi roots – thanks to a beautifully spare, careful presentation of the music! Most numbers feature just Burnside on vocals and guitar – with a vibe that's similar to the field recordings that first introduced the world to his talents – those delta-raised styles that have an immediate tie back to the early years of blues on 78rpm discs, especially in this session – where RL seems to almost be reaching back further than the style of some of his other recordings of the same period. Titles include "Skinny Woman", "See What My Buddy Done", "Shake Em On Down", "Don't Care How Long You're Gone", "Jumper On The Line", "Long Haired Doney", and "Greyhound Bus Station". LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl – includes download! Limited edition Fat Possum Records 25th Anniversary pressing!)

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✨✧ Ornette ColemanShape Of Jazz To Come (180 gram 2LP pressing – 45rpm) ... LP
Atlantic, 1959. Used 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An album that certainly lives up to the promise of its title – as it's filled with amazing instrumentation, groundbreaking compositions, and a sound in jazz that few ears could imagine at the time! The groove here is extremely modal – all instruments rolling along on the same rhythmic pulse, with drums, bass, trumpet, and alto sax incredibly intertwined! Ornette's really got an edge on his instrument – cutting even more deeply here than the clipped, punctuated cornet work of Don Cherry – and the rhythm team of Charlie Haden and Billy Higgins are simply amazing – not just keeping up with the energy of Ornette, but also really helping facilitate it as well! Titles include the haunting "Lonely Woman", plus "Peace", "Chronology", and "Focus on Sanity". LP, Vinyl record album
(2013 Atlantic/Org pressing.)

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✨✧ Sidney BechetGiant Of Jazz – Sidney Bechet Vol 2 ... LP
Blue Note, Late 40s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Blue Note LP compiling a number of 78rpm sides recorded for Blue Note by the great Sidney Bechet. Players include Wild Bill Davison, Art Hodes, Walter Page, and Fred Moore – and titles include "Jazz Band Ball", "Tiger Rag", "Mandy", "Runnin Wild", "None Of My Jelly Roll", and "Cake Walking Babies". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Buddy MossGeorge Mitchell Collection (with download) ... LP
Big Legal Mess, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the earliest recordings in the excellent George Mitchell collection of blues – an early 60s document of the solo work of Buddy Moss, a guitarist who'd begun his career with the Georgia Cotton Pickers in the early 30s, but had been off the radar for many years! The blues revival of the 60s brought him back with a surprisingly strong sound – as if the passage of years hadn't dampened his talents a bit – and the whole record feels like some batch of acoustic blues material that might have come out during the early 78rpm years, but with recording quality that's much better overall. Buddy sings and plays acoustic guitar – and titles include "In The Evening", "Amy", "Cold Rainy Day", "Blue Shadow Falling", "Unfinished Business", "Thousand Woman Blues", and "That Will Never Happen". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes bonus download – and inner sleeve with notes!)

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✨✧ Martial Solal/Michel Legrand/Georges DelerueJean Luc Godard – Bandes Originales 1959 to 1963 (A Bout De Souffle/Une Femme Est Une Femme/Vivre Sa Vie/Le Mepris) ... LP
Jeanne Dielman (Italy), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A sweet collection of music from the early films of Jean Luc Godard – mostly tracks that initially appeared on 45rpm EP releases in France – but brought together here in an overstuffed double LP set! The package features a fair bit of jazzy tracks from Godard's key films of the nouvelle vague – French new wave – served up in a collection that features work by different composers, but a nicely unified spirit overall! The set features music from A Bout De Souffle (aka Breathless) by Martial Solal, Une Femme Est Une Femme by Michel Legrand, Le Mepris by Georges Delerue, and Vivre Sa Vie by Legrand. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousWhy The Mountains Are Black – Primeval Greek Village Music 1907 to 1960 ... LP
Third Man, Late 20s/Early 30s. New Copy 2 LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
It's hard to imagine Greece in the 20th century being described as primeval, but there's definitely a timeless vibe to the music on this collection – all pulled from vintage 78rpm discs that are filled with earthy percussion, exotic reed lines, and some especially nice stringed instrumentation! Most numbers seem to be instrumental, and although the date range in the title is large, the bulk of the recordings here are from the late 20s and early 30s – prime material for the expansion of the 78 market into more regional territories – of the sort that have been documented on similar collections by the Honest Jons or Dust To Digital labels. This collection is an initial foray by the Third Man group, in collaboration with collector Christopher King – who provided all the discs used in the collection – and despite the age and the format, there's a strong sense of clarity throughout – possibly because most of the material was recorded in studios rather than in the field. The set comes with a nice set of notes, a cover illustration by Robert Crumb, and 28 tracks that include "Sousta Rethymniotiki" by G Canteris and G Gombakis, "Ousak Tsiftelli" by Athanasios Lavidas, "Selfos" by Demetrios Jalkias", "Golfo" (Anonymous), "Syrtos Politikos" by Kyr Keravnos, "Kritiki Sousta" by A Karavitas & G Marianos, "Tzarama" by Nikos Karakostas and M Lakkergis, "Platanos" by Athanasios Lavidas, "Mirologi-Epirotiko Makedoniko" by Elias Karathimos, and "Kotta Mou" by Antonios Sakelarou. LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Why The Mountains Are Black – Primeval Greek Village Music 1907 to 1960 ... CD 15.99

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✨✧ Cecil BarfieldGeorge Mitchell Collection (with download) ... LP
Big Legal Mess, 1976. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Timeless work by Georgia bluesman Cecil Barfield – material recorded in the mid 70s, issued in the 21st Century – but done with a quality that could go back to the 78rpm generation! Barfield has this amazing vocal style – strongly inflected at times, with this warble that makes for a strong musical element next to his acoustic guitar – almost Malian at times, and very different than any other blues singer we can think of. The recording quality is excellent – clear, clean, and very unadorned – and titles include "Love Blues", "Tell Me Rider", "Captain Had A Bulldog", "Big Legged Woman", "Five Long Years", "Root Blues", and "Talk To Your Daughter". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Paul BascombBad Bascomb! ... LP
Delmark, Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A tremendous tribute to the tenor talents of Paul Bascomb – pulled together here from rare 78rpm sides for United Records – including more than a few that were never issued at the time! Bascomb's got a rich and soulful tone – easily one of the best of the postwar generation, even though Paul never got the same sort of due as tenorists on big labels like King, Chess, or Savoy! The set features most of the same players on all tracks – Bascomb on tenor, Eddie Lewis on trumpet, Frank Porter and Tommy Waters on alto, and Duke Jordan on piano – and Porter sings on a few tracks too. Titles include "Mumbles Blues", "Blues & The Beat", "Black Out", "Nona", "Love's An Old Story", "Liza's Blues", and "Soul & Body". 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. New Copy 6 x 10inch & Book ... Out Of Stock
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
 
 
 



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