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Rita CantuI've Grown To Love This Land ... LP
Windance, 1978. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes booklet.)

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Rita MarleyOne Draw/That's The Way ... 12-inch
Shanachie, 1981. Very Good (pic cover)... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Rita MarleyWho Feels It Knows It (Shanachie) ... LP
Shanachie, 1981. Very Good ... $2.99
Righteous sounds from Rita Marley – a set that's one of her best-remembered albums, and done in a well-crafted style that definitely lives up to the Marley family name! The set was recorded at Tuff Gong, with a lean quality and laidback groove that lets Rita really step out front on vocals – and titles include "A Jah Jah", "That's The Way", "Good Morning Jah", "Easy Sailing", "One Draw", "Who Feels It Knows It", "Thank You", and "Play Play". LP, Vinyl record album

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Maria RitaSegundo (CD & DVD) ... CD
Warner, 2005. New Copy CD & DVD ... $4.99 24.98
The amazing second album from Brazilian singer Maria Rita – and a real departure from the first! This time around, Maria's working live in the studio – in a warmly spontaneous setting that's a nice departure from the more confined modes of her debut – and which is given some especially nice touches on production by Lenine! There's a spirit here that goes far beyond Rita's introduction to the world as the daughter of Elis Regina – and which has the singer really moving into her own territory, and working with some of the more globally-directed soul of some of the other young singers of the current Brazilian scene. Most tracks feature strong acoustic piano from Tiago Costa – who also handled most of the arrangements on the album, and brings in a warm mix of jazz that occasionally grooves with a few funky touches as well. We're honestly surprised at how much we love this one – and in one fell swoop, Rita's managed to challenge so many of the electronically-augmented Brazilian singers of late – with a mostly-acoustic outing that's got even more raw power! Titles include "Mal Intento", "Recado", "Caminho Das Aguas", "Casa Pre-Fabricada", "Minha Alma", "Sobre Todas As Coisas", and "Sem Aviso". DVD features a bonus "Making Of" film! CD
(DVD is NTSC format, all region.)

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Rita WrightTouch Me Take Me/Love Is All You Need ... 7-inch
Soul Brother (UK), 1978. New Copy ... $8.99
A fantastic funky cut from Rita Wright – one that has a great break at the start, then slides into a seductive blend of keyboards, strings, and soul, all while keeping the break riding high at the bottom! "Love Is All You Need" is more full-on funky soul – the kind of cut you might hear from Linda Williams or Marlena Shaw! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Rita LeeRita Lee (1979) ... LP
Som Livre (Brazil), 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very weird record to peg – kind of half "rock n roll revival", in the mode of some of Lee's other 70s work, but also done with kind of a late 70s throwaway pop style. Most likely ironic and wishing it had a New York sense of irony to carry it through – and with tracks that include "Doce Vampiro", "Corre Corre", "Chega Mais", "Papai Me Empresta O Carro", "Maria Mole", and "Mania De Voce". LP, Vinyl record album
(Peruvian pressing, on RCA. Cover has a small sticker in one corner.)

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✨✧ Carol Bach-Y-RitaMinsha Casa/My House ... CD
Carol Bach-Y-Rita, 2016. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ Rita Lee & RobertoBom Bom ... LP
Som Livre (Brazil), 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
Roberto De Carvalho & Rita Lee wrote and performed all the songs for this very "new wave" looking album. Songs include "On The Rocks", "Desculpe O Aue", "Arrombou O Cofre", "Degustacao", "Fissura", "Raio X", "Strip Tease", and "Yoko Ono". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the original insert.)

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✨✧ Rita Lee & Roberto De CarvalhoRita E Roberto (1985) ... LP
EMI (Brazil), 1985. Used ... Out Of Stock
Rita and Roberto are at it again – in another set of playful tunes that have definite new wave tendencies, and which are going for the sound of mid 80s America and England. Titles include "Molambo", "Souvenir", "Gloria F", "Nave Maria", "Novicas Do Vicio", and "Nao Titia". LP, Vinyl record album

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Noel CowardBitter Sweet – John Hauxvell/Julie Dawn/Roberto Cardinali/Vanesse Lee/Rita Williams Singers/Michael Collins & His Orchestra ... LP
Angel, 1958. Sealed ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Ewazen/SnowWinter – Chris Gekker/Red Guerrant/Rita Sloan/Milt Stevens ... CD
Albany, 2004. Used ... $5.99
... CD

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SchubertLilac Time – June Bronhill/Thomas Round/John Cameron/Rita Williams Singers/Michael Collins & His Orchestra ... LP
Angel, 1959. Sealed ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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SyreetaRita Wright Years – Rare Motown 1967 to 1970 ... CD
Motown/Kent (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 19.99
Rare early material from one of the hippest singers on 70s Motown – the heavenly Syreeta, best known for her seminal work with Stevie Wonder – heard here in the years before, on a rare single and a huge amount of never-issued tracks! Syreeta first worked for Motown under the name of Rita Wright – but apart from a 1967 single on Gordy, and a handful of compilation tracks in recent years, almost all her work for the label at the time appears here for the first time ever – a massive 18 of the collection's total 24 tracks – offering up a huge look at the early days of this wonderful talent! Even at the start, Syreeta's got a style that's hipper than most – righteous currents that point the way towards the 70s, and set her apart from some of the other female singers on the label – with a vibe that's completely sublime. We're really not sure why these cuts have been hidden for so long – because on any other label, they'd be hit material – especially given that production his handled by giants like Hal Davis, Stevie Wonder, Ashford & Simpson, and the Holland-Dozier-Holland team. One of the coolest sets of female soul you'll buy in a long, long time – with titles that include "Bad Boy", "Ain't I Gonna Win Your Love", "Beware Of A Stranger", "Love Child", "Since You Came Back", "Mind Body & Soul", "May His Love Shine Forever", "Something On My Mind", "That's What He Told Me", "It Don't Mean Nothin To Me", "Give Back The Good Things", "Can You Feel It Babe", "Save The Country", "Hurtin Me", "Love My Lovin Man", and "Where There's A Will There's A Way". CD
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VariousZell's Girls – J&S, Zell's, Baton, & Dice Recordings 1955 to 1970 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... $10.99 18.99
Girl soul galore – a massive collection of work from the Harlem-based production efforts of Zell Sanders – a lesser-known maestro of the girl group sound back in the 60s! Sanders issued most of this material on a few small labels – Zell, J&S, Baton, and Dice – but there's a really unified quality to the tunes, given his strong focus on sing-song lyrics, captivating rhythms, and the more earnest side of the vocal spectrum. Many of these tracks are a fair bit rougher than contemporary work on bigger labels – no Phil Spector or Leiber & Stoller masterpieces here – but that's also one of the great things about the music, because it makes the set a nice alternative to some of the too-polished, too-overplayed tracks that often dominate the girl group field. CD features 28 titles in all – including "Cry Behind The Daisies", "Extra Extra Read All About It", and "Peepin In & Out The Windows" by The Jaynetts; "Give Our Love A Chance" by Ada Ray, "No Turning Back For Me" by The Hearts, "Stay Away From My Baby" by Taffie Lee, "What Makes Me Love You Like I Do" by The Pre-Teens, "Suffering With My Heart" by The Endeavors, "To Be A Part Of You" by The Clickettes, "Need You To Help Me" by Rita Zell, "It Doesn't Matter" by Neice Dezel, "Over The Mountain Across The Sea" by Miss Johnnie, and "Oh Come Back Baby" by Ada Ray. CD

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All NaturalSpit It (clean, inst)/Virgo (clean, inst)/Rocks 4 You (clean, inst) ... 12-inch
All Natural, 2003. Near Mint- ... $2.99
From Tree House Rock. Spit It is produced by Memo, with Spotlite, cap D, and Prime. Virgo is produced by Memo with Mr Greenweedz and Rita J. Rocks 4 You is produced by PNS, with Daily Planet, cap D, Prime, and Rita J. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Fred AndersonMilwaukee Tapes Vol 1 ... CD
Unheard Music Series/Atavistic, 1980. Used ... Just Sold Out!
For years, AACM tenorist Fred Anderson labored in obscurity – playing the better part of the 70s and 80s with little or no recognition of his strong inventive talent, and of his never-ending committment to expanding his horizons as a musician. Fortunately, Anderson's been greatly rediscovered in the past decade – and the past few years has seen the reissue and first-issue of material that was recorded during Anderson's "lost years", but never properly handled before. This session is one of those "first issue" sets – as it was recorded in Milwaukee in 1980, yet lay in the can for years, due to lack of interest. The set's fantastic – and features Anderson playing in a quartet with trumpeter Billy Brimfield, bassist Larry Hayrod, and drummer Hamid Drake. What's most notable about the material is that it has kind of a mellow spiritual quality to it – showing the more soulful sound of the AACM, one that didn't always make an appearance on Anderson's other recordings. The strongest case of this is the fantastic track "Bombay", which features tablas by Drake, and some wonderful extended soloing by Brimfield and Anderson. All tracks are great, though – and titles include "Black Woman", "Ballad For Rita", and "The Bull". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Fred AndersonMissing Link (with bonus track) ... CD
Nessa, 1979. Used ... $11.99
A well-titled set, given that Fred Anderson's been a missing link in Chicago jazz for many years – a bold tenorist with qualities that reach back to the heavy sax generation of the 50s, and a creative improvisor who's kept the AACM ideals alive and well in the Windy City for years! The session captures Fred in the late 70s, a really under-recorded point in his career (especially in comparison to his big revival of the past decade or so) – and Anderson's working with Larry Hayrod on bass, Hamid Drake on drums, and Adam Rudolph on percussion – in relatively freewheeling space that gives Fred plenty of room to solo! Titles include "Twilight", "Ballad For Rita", and "The Bull". CD features the bonus previously-unreleased track "Tabla Peace" – a cool number penned by Drake, with lots of nice percussion. CD

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Cool KnightsBana Mulenga ... LP
Private (Italy), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $28.99
Quite an obscure group from the Zambian scene of the 70s – and one who've got a vibe that's maybe a bit more soulful than some of their better-known Zamrock contemporaries! The octet have a great way of trading voices back and forth with their grooves – in a mode that's almost South African at some points, but which also seems influenced by American soul, too – especially on some of the more hard-grooving numbers! The more sing-song tracks are still plenty seductive, too – and titles include "Tired Of Being Alone", "My Sweet Rita", "Ngonile", "My Quanty Shoes", and "I Don't Doubt About You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Hand numbered limited edition of 65!)

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Gilberto GilGilberto Gil Songbook Vol 2 ... CD
Lumiar/Sony (Brazil), 1993. New Copy ... $9.99
Gilberto Gil's working here not as the main artist, but as the songwriter – the very special talent around which this excellent set of recordings is based! The package is one of our favorite in the Lumiar Songbooks series – and, like the rest, it showcases the tremendous compositional abilities of Gil – songs that have touched the Brazilian scene from the late 60s onward – presented here in a number of new recordings by some of his key contemporaries, and younger generations too! This second volume features lots of surprising versions of his tunes – 13 titles that include "Back In Bahia" by Barao Vermelho, "Palco" by Jorge Benjor, "Se Eu Quiser Falar Com Deus" by Gal Costa, "Punk Da Periferia" by Rita Lee, "Realce" by Sandra De Sa & Eduardo Dusek, "Divino Maravilhoso" by Leila Pinheiro, "Refazenda" by Paralamos Do Succeso, and "Pessoa Nefasta" by Erasmo Carlos. CD

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Joao GilbertoPrado Pereira De Oliveira (with bonus tracks) ... CD
WEA (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $14.99
A great live recording done for Brazilian TV – and a set that's also one of the most intimate recordings that the great Joao Gilberto made during the 90s! There's a very spare, stripped-down vibe to the album – very much in the spirit of Gilberto's classic material, with an undeniable charm, and an amazing ability to do a hell of a lot with just a little – then make the whole thing seem completely effortless! Gilberto's one of the few of his generation who just seemed to get better as the years go on – as you'll hear from his beautiful work on guitar, and his always wonderful vocals. Rita Lee joins in on the track "Jou Jo Balangandas", Bebel Gilberto duets on "Chega De Saudade", and the other tracks include "Menino Do Rio", "Cuarare", "O Pato", "Canta Brasil" – and CD-only bonus tracks "Estate", "Tim Tim Por Tim Tim", "Bahia Com H", and "Aquarela Do Brasil". CD

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Nara LeaoCom Acucar Com Afeto ... CD
Philips (Japan), 1980. New Copy ... $13.99
Lovely stuff! This record's a stunning batch of light tracks – most with a jazzy samba or late bossa sound – and the kind of sparkling production that Nara used a lot more later in the decade. Antonio Adolfo plays piano (and very nicely, we might add!) – and the rest of the group features great jazz players like Octavio Burnier and Jose Roberto Bertrami, all of whom give the session a tight beautiful feel. Nara's voice is incredible, and has a lot more emotion and feeling than on her earlier albums. Every track on the album was written by Chico Buarque – and titles include "Mambembe", "Olhos Nos Olhos", "Samba E Amor", "Dueto", "A Rita", "Trocando Em Miudos", and "Baioque". CD

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Os MutantesMutantes (1969) (Omplatten pressing) ... CD
Omplatten, 1969. Used ... $6.99
The second set of madness from the legendary Os Mutantes – and like the first, an album done in close collaboration with arranger/producer Rogerio Duprat, whose talents add a new level of genius to the record! The album's got a compelling mix of styles that strikes out on the very first tune – a playful pastiche that's partly postmodern, partly psychedelic, and still tremendously powerful decades later – even if you can't understand most of the lyrics! Styles are just about impossible to pin down, but that's what makes the record so unique and essential – and if you ever needed one album to convince you of the mindblowing energy taking place during the Tropicalia years, this one may well be it! A few tracks are written by Tom Ze, and titles include "Dom Quixote", "Dia 36", "Magica", "Rita Lee", "Algo Mais", "Qualquer Bobagem", and "Fuga No II". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Os MutantesMutantes Ao Vivo ... CD
Som Livre (Brazil), 1976. Used ... $11.99
Rocking! This is a rare live album recorded by the Mutantes during the years after Rita Lee and Arnaldo Baptista left the group – and when the only surviving original member Sergio Dias turned the group into a very competent progressive rock outfit! The sound is very different than the group's early albums – but it's still actually pretty darn great, especially if you dig jamming 70s rock – ala some of the bigger groups from the UK progressive years. This live set has the combo jamming more than ever, with lots of long drawn out keyboard solos and guitar licks – and vocals that are a bit more soulful than on some of their other studio sides from the time. Titles include "Hey Tu", "Anjos Do Sul", "Rio De Janeiro", "Rock N Roll City", "Grand Finale", "Sagitarios", and "Esquizofrenia". CD also features the bonus track "Cidadao Da Terra". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Mutantes Ao Vivo ... LP 11.99

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Os MutantesMutantes Ao Vivo ... LP
Som Livre (Brazil), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
A rare live album recorded by the Mutantes during the years after Rita Lee and Arnaldo Baptista left the group, and when the only surviving original member Sergio Dias turned the group into a very competent progressive rock outfit. The sound is very different than their early albums, but it's actually pretty darn great, if you dig 70's era Yes or ELP. This live set has them jamming more than ever, with lots of long drawn out keyboard solos and guitar licks, and vocals that are a bit more soulful than on some of their other prog albums. Titles include "Hey Tu", "Anjos Do Sul", "Sagitarios", and "Esquizofrenia". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Mutantes Ao Vivo ... CD 11.99

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People's ChoicePeople's Choice ... LP
Casablanca, 1980. Near Mint- ... $6.99
An extra clubby effort from People's Choice – a record that has them moving over to Casablanca after their albums for Philly International, but still staying strongly in their groove, thanks to production from Tom Moulton at Sigma Sound Studios! Tracks are upbeat, but funky – mixing the lead vocals and keyboards of Frank Brunson with some even more soulful female backing voices, and an overall groove that's in the tight Sigma mode that was starting to show up strongly at Salsoul. Tracks are long, but less disco than funky club – and the mix of male and female vocals together often creates a slightly righteous feel that you don't always get on this sort of record. Titles include "Warm Nights Soft Lights", "Bad Dancin Rita", "My Feet Won't Move", "Special Things For You", "If I Knew Then What I Know Now", "You Out To Be Dancin", and "Sweeter Than Honey". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and a lightly bent corner.)

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Cal TjaderAgua Dulce ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $9.99
One of our favorite Cal Tjader albums ever – and one of the first to have his vibes working alongside Fender Rhodes! The record's a surprising little set from the start of the 70s – one that almost has Cal picking up some of the New York sounds of a few years before, then mixing them up with a hipper west coast electric style in the end – a Fantasy Records vibe that meshes together a few different modes, and comes up with a rich new style in the process! There's a bit of vocals on the set – somewhat unusual for Cal Tjader, and often used to augment the soulfully snapping grooves of the best tunes – but even more amazing is the heavy use of Fender Rhodes, played here by the amazing Al Zulaica, who's work on the album really ranks right up there with the best early 70s keyboardists on the coast! Zulaica's piano is amazing next to Cal's warmly chromatic vibes – and other instrumentation includes saxes from Bill Perkins, flute from Mel Martin, trumpet from Luis Gasca, moog from Rita Dowling, and percussion from both Pete and Coke Escovedo. Titles include the killer "Aqua Dulce (Cool-Ade)", a fantastic version of "Gimme Shelter", a sublime of Clare Fischer's "Morning", and the cuts "Ran Kan Kan", "Descarga Cubana", "Curacao", and "Somewhere In The Night". CD

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VariousLet It Be – Black America Sings Lennon, McCartney, & Harrison ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Think The Beatles only had an impact on rock and pop fans in the America of the 60s? Think again – because their music had an undeniable impact on soul as well – as you'll here from this wonderful range of remakes of classic cuts from the Fab Four! The work here is a real surprise if you don't know the legacy – but it also really makes sense once you're reminded of the mind-expanding, ear-opening territory the group hit in the latter half of the 60s – and working with themes of social change, alienation, and personal longing – of the sort that turn out to be perfect for new interpretations in soul! Most of these cuts are way more than standard cover versions, too – as the arrangements are really inventive, and take off in bold new directions that make the songs very much new properties overall. Most of the work here is from the late 60s and early 70s – and as always with Ace Records, the notes and presentation really put the music in context! Titles include "The Fool On The Hill" by The Four Tops, "Dear Prudence" by The Five Stairsteps, "For No One" by Maceo & The King's Men, "She Came In Through The Bathroom Window" by Ike & Tina Turner, "Tomorrow Never Knows" by Junior Parker, "Got To Get You Into My Life" by Earth Wind & Fire, "Do You Want To Know A Secret" by Mary Wells, "Lovely Rita" by Fats Domino, "With A Little Help From My Friends" by The Undisputed Truth, "Savoy Truffle" by Ella Fitzgerald, and "Let It Be" by Bill Withers. CD

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VariousNorthern Soul Weekender – The Original Sound Of Northern Soul ... CD
Charly (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $11.99 12.98
Socking soul from the 60s and early 70s – brought together here in a mighty tribute to the lasting power of the Northern Soul scene in the UK! Other volumes of this collection have focused on sounds that played big in British clubs in the early days of the scene – but this set showcases cuts that have gotten a lot of play in more recent years – including some that weren't even discovered back in the day, and have taken years to finally get their due from soul fans! The groove is upbeat – with a vibe that begins in Motown, but soon takes off into all of the great new territory the scene has embraced over the years – including some strands of deep soul that are especially welcome here. Titles include "I Hurt On The Other Side" by Sidney Barnes, "You'll Always Be In Style" by The Adlibs, "Gone With The Wind Is My Love" by Rita & The Tiaras, "I Still Love You" by Ann Sexton, "Lonely For You Baby" by Sam Dees, "Just Loving You" by Ruby Andrews, "Baby" by Ellie Greenwich, "If You Ask Me" by Jerry Williams, "Just Another Heartache" by Little Richie, "Under Your Powerful Love" by Joe Tex, "I'm A Big Man" by Big Daddy Rogers, "Better" by Ruby Winters, and "Baby What Has Happened To Our Love" by The Ringleaders. Great CD package – a book-styled cover, with lots of notes and rare label shots! CD

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VariousReggae Sunsplash 81 – A Tribute To Bob Marley ... LP
Elektra, 1982. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $5.99
A mighty mighty tribute to the great Bob Marley – served up here by a host of former associates, family members, and Jamaican contemporaries – all in some lively concert performances that really open things up! The double-length set was a great seller at the time, and continues to be a spirited document of this key moment of reggae explosion on the global scene – and titles include "Sound System" and "Ku Klux Klan" by Steep Pulse, "Plastic Smile" and "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner" by Black Uhuru, "The Bed's Too Big Without You" by Sheila Hylton, "Soon Forward" by Gregory Isaacs, "1865" by Third World, "Right Time" by Mighty Diamonds, "If I Had The World" by Dennis Brown, "Belly Full" by Rita Marley & The I-Threes, and "Sugar Pie" by Melody Makers & The Wailers. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a bumped bottom corner.)

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✨✧ BeatlesSgt Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band ... LP
Capitol/Apple, 1967. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Hard to deny the lasting power of this crucial album from The Beatles – a set that unleashed some of their trippiest sounds and most tender moments too! The mix of wit and honesty is wonderful – and the sonic range is dynamic as the archetypal cover image – a package that's had an undeniable impact on modern music for the past few decades! Titles include "With A Little Help From My Friends", "Lucy In The Sky With Diamonds", "She's Leaving Home", "Lovely Rita", "When I'm Sixty Four", "A Day In The Life", and "Fixing A Hole". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s UK pressing, black & silver labels with 2 EMI box logos, including the insert.)

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✨✧ Jorge BenNegro E Lindo (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Philips/Polysom (Brazil), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A seminal set from Jorge Ben – one that mixes samba soul with more baroque arrangements from the legendary Arthur Verocai! The record's got a different feel than some of Jorge's other work – almost a wider vision of music that ties his usual funky style to some of the more ambitious modes being explored by Marcos Valle and Edu Lobo at the time – expressed here in some larger instrumental passages that shade the tunes lightly, while still letting Jorge step out strongly on vocals and the usual mix of tight percussion and raspy guitar. Titles include "Que Maravilha", "Rita Jeep", "Comanche", "Porque E Proibido Pisa Na Grama", "Cassius Marcelo Clay", "Palomaris", "Maria Domingas", and "Negro E Lindo". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Joe FarrellSonic Text ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautiful post-CTI work from Joe Farrell – a record that has him stretching out in the kind of long, flowing, and open tunes that have always been the strongest side of his work! The setting is mostly acoustic – save for a bit of electric piano on a few tracks – and players include Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, George Cables on piano, Tony Dumas on bass, and Peter Erskine on drums – hitting some nice chunky rhythms on some of the album's best tracks, and keeping up the funky undercurrent that we always love in Farrell's work. Farrell himself plays tenor, soprano, and flute – and titles include "Sonic Text", "If I Knew Where You're At", "Sweet Rita Suite", "When You're Awake", and "The Jazz Crunch". CD

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✨✧ Dominic FrontierePopi ... LP
United Artists, 1969. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the grooviest soundtracks ever written by Dominic Frontiere – for this strange little comedy starring Alan Arkin as a father who's trying to give his kids away! The tracks have a sweeping groovy approach – large orchestrations, sunny, bouncy, with some strings mixed in with tighter small combo grooving. A few of the tracks have more exotic themes, kind of echoing the uptown world of the film – but overall the score's a nice batch of late 60s groovers with some sweet mod elements! Titles include "They Ran Away", "Rita's Theme", "Two Boys On A Beach", "You Want These Kids", "Geneviva Take Care", and "Where's My Kids". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has some holes. Cover has a cut corner and an old price sticker.)
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Airmen Of Note & The United States Air Force BandJazz Heritage Series 2009 Radio Broadcasts ... CD
US Air Force, 2009. Used 3CD ... $6.99
... CD

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Jan AkkermanTabernakel/Eli ... CD
Atco/BGO (UK), 1973/1976. New Copy ... $14.99
Compelling work from this European guitar talent – two albums on a single CD! On Tabernakel, guitarist Jan Akkerman bridges many worlds – deftly stepping between spare acoustic guitar modes and some much more dynamic electric ones – but all with a sense of care and vision that really makes the record come together! The set begins with a few themes from John Dowland, updated by Akkerman, but still played with an ancient sort of vibe – one that leads into some very cool fusion moments that mix centuries-old aesthetics with the modern – creating a sense of anachronism that really keeps things interesting. Gene Orloff handled some of the larger arrangements, but the focus is always on Akkerman's deft work on the guitar – and titles include "Britannia", "House Of The King", "Javeh", "Lammy", and "A Fantasy". Eli is a real standout! Jan Akkerman did plenty of unusual projects in the 70s, and this album may well be the best of them – an outing with vocalist Kaz Lux, whose unique phrasing really helps give the music a lot of focus! Akkerman's still hanging nicely between rock, funk, and jazz – but the use of vocals means that some of his guitar lines are a bit more spacious in ways that we really love, especially when they mix in these cool cosmic passages with the MPS-like keyboards of Jasper Van't Hof. The album's hardly a straight fusion album, but it's also not really a rock one either – more like a fusion set with vocals in all the right places – on titles that include "Guardian Angel", "Tranquilizer", "Can't Fake A Good Time", "Naked Actress", "Wings Of Strings", and "Strindberg". CD

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BeethovenDie Symphonien – Symphonies Nos 1-9 – Karita Mattila/Violeta Urmana/Thomas Moser/Thomas Quasthoff/Claudio Abbado/Berliner Philharmoniker ( ... CD
Deutsche Grammophon (Germany), 1999/2000. Used 5CD ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print. Includes original box and book! Box has a small cutout mark on the barcode and a small split on one edge.)

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Dave BrubeckBuried Treasures – Live In Mexico City (Jazz Heritage pressing) ... CD
Columbia/Jazz Heritage, 1967. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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June ChristyBallads For Night People (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol/Jazz Heritage, 1961. Used ... $6.99
Darkly beautiful work from singer June Christy – a lesser-remembered gem from the end of her years at Capitol Records! The mood here is very much in keeping with the "night people" setting of the title – a lonely space of empty streets, open windows, and late night saloons – first brought to record so beautifully by June on the Something Cool album, and wonderfully revisited in this fantastic set! Arrangements are by husband Bob Cooper, and although they're a bit less arch-modern than some of Christy's work with Pete Rugolo, they still really get at the boozy genius of June's vocals at their best. Titles include "I Had A Little Sorrow", "Night People", "Make Love To Me", "Shadow Woman", "My Ship", and "Kissing Bug". CD also features 5 bonus tracks from the Do Re Mi album – including "Make Someone Happy", "Asking For You", and "All You Need Is A Quarter". CD
(Out of print Jazz Heritage pressing.)

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Al Cohn & Zoot SimsFrom A to Z & Beyond (Jazz Heritage pressing) ... CD
RCA/Jazz Heritage, 1956. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A twin-tenor classic from the team of Al Cohn and Zoot Sims – one of the duo's best-remembered albums from their 50s years at RCA – and a perfect blend of their talent for individual improvisation and unified ensemble energy! The album boasts 2 different groups – one with Hank Jones on piano, Milt Hinton on bass, and Osie Johnson on drums; the other with Dick Sherman on trumpet, Dave McKenna on piano, and the rhythm team of Hinton and Johnson – but the main focus is on Al and Zoot throughout, both blowing these lines that are crisp and modern, yet filled with soul – especially on Sims' passages, which break free a bit more than some of the other RCA jazz sessions of the time. Titles include "My Blues", "More Bread", "Sherm's Terms", "From A To Z", "Crimea River", and "Mediolistic". CD

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Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleOn The Beach (aka Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage Ensemble) ... LP
Aestuarium/Tizona, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $25.99
Mindblowing – and a landmark recording that crosses all boundaries in the Chicago music scene of the late 60s! Philip Cohran was a visionary musician who'd played with Sun Ra during the 60s, but who left Ra to forge his own musical vision by the middle part of the decade. The Artistic Heritage ensemble was a crucially important group in Chicago – one that drew players from both the soul and jazz scenes, with a wealth of talents that later went onto work with groups like Earth Wind & Fire, The Pharoahs, Ra's Arkestra, and other ensembles. Talents on this set alone include players like Charles Handy, Don Myrick, Aaron Dodd, Henry Gibson, and Louis Satterfield – not to mention Cohran, who plays cornet (as he did with Sun Ra), plus two groovy instruments of his own invention: the violin uke and the great Frankiphone, a sort of electric thumb piano whose use on these recordings pre-dated the very famous Kalimba sound that Earth Wind & Fire would use to great success during the 70s. The album includes the driving conga funk track "Unity", the singing soulful track "The Minstrel", the incredibly haunting "On The Beach", and the track "Motherhood", which has a strong Abbey Lincoln type of feel. The whole thing's a beautiful batch of spiritual jazzy tracks with a good groove – and a perfect blend of soul and spirit, jazz and righteousness! Beautifully packaged, too – a special 2LP set with fidelity that goes way beyond the original pressing! LP, Vinyl record album

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Philip Cohran & The Artistic Heritage EnsembleSpanish Suite ... LP
Zulu/Tizona, 1968. New Copy ... $18.99
Great lost work from the legendary Phil Cohran and his Artistic Heritage Ensemble – a composition that was recorded during the group's late 60s years on the Chicago scene – but which has never been released until now! The album stands beautifully alongside the group's self-titled classic and their tribute to Malcolm X – and like those amazing records, this one has a feel that's all its own – an exploration of Moorish elements in Spanish culture – which comes off as a Latin-inflected sound with African roots! The lineup here is similar to other Cohran classics – Donald Myrick on baritone sax, Charles James Williams on alto, Eugene Easton on tenor, Charles Handy on trumpet, Willie Woods on trombone, Aaron Dodd on tuba, Pete Cosey on guitar, Henry Gibson on congas, and Louis Satterfield on bass – a mix of musicians that includes members with Sun Ra and Earth Wind & Fire listed in their resumes! Cohran's vision in the suite is wonderful – and the music has all the depth and righteous energy of his self-titled record, but a bit more Latin fire too – a beautiful blend that really makes us appreciate his genius even more than before, and which finally gives us another record of his to love after all these years. LP, Vinyl record album

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Crystal MethodWild Sweet & Cool (static revenger mix, allison dresden duo ritalin method remix, album) ... 12-inch
Ultra, 2002. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve, with some clear tape remnants and a promo stamp. Label has some pen.)

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Sam DeesHeritage Of A Black Man ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $8.99 18.99
Killer soul from the 70s! Sam Dees was one of the decade's greatest unsung talents – and his work as a writer and arranger has appeared on countless recordings from the time, even though he himself didn't cut many under his own name. As part of his creative process, though, he would often cut very professional private recordings to work out his songs and his musical ideas – and nearly all of those recordings had a quality that was as good (or better) than most of the soul material that was being issued to the commercial market at the time. This great 22 track CD (a follow-up to Kent's other set of Dees' demos) brings together some of Dees' best private recordings, and the set's filled with some of the best 70's soul tracks we've heard in ages! Titles include "Why Must I Live In Chains", "Black Tattler", "Meet Me Half Way", "Where Is The Love", "Only Lonely People", "Just As Soon As The Feeling's Over", and "Lovers Or Enemies". Highly recommended! CD

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DreamloversBest Of The Dreamlovers – The Heritage Years Plus ... CD
Heritage/Sequel (UK), Early 60s. Used ... $11.99
Sublime work from The Dreamlovers – a key Philly group who made the transition strongly from doo wop to 60s group soul! The set begins with some of the group's earliest material – issued by the first version of Jerry Ross' Heritage Records – but even more interesting is the later stuff, which appeared on the Columbia, Swann, and Cameo labels – eventually showing the group moving into the sort of uptown soul territory you might normally expect from New York! The package is overflowing with great tracks – a whopping 22 titles, recorded between 1961 and 1966 – with cuts that include "Oh Baby Mine", "You Gave Me Somebody To Love", "Bless Your Soul", "The Bad Times Make The Good Times", "When We Get Married", "I'm Thru With You", "If I Should Lose You", "Amazons & Coyotes", "I Need You", "Happiness", "Mother", "Let's Twist Again", "Calling Jo-Ann", and "Zoom Zoom Zoom". CD
(Out of print.)

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Duane EddySongs Of Our Heritage ... LP
Jamie, 1960. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ethnic Heritage EnsembleBlack Is Back – 40th Anniversary ... CD
Katalyst, 2014. Used ... $4.99
The 40th Anniversary of the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble – but celebrated by a wonderfully fresh version of the group! The lineup here features the solid, soulful percussion of Kahil El Zabar – who also wrote and arranged all the music too – plus the great Ernest Dawkins on reeds and the bold Corey Wilkes on trumpet! The mixture of trumpet and saxophone is sublime – stretching out over Kahil's spacious percussion at a level that unlocks a spiritual sound that the AACM never even expressed this strongly back in the 70s – a nicely open vibe that stretches out, but still hangs inside at most moments too – a bit like some of El Zabar's famous collaborations with David Murray, but with the addition of trumpet in the mix. Titles include "The Awakening Of 2012", "Creole Peppa Stew", "Walk The Talk", "Can You Find A Place", "Black Is Back", and "Be Bop". CD

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Ethnic Heritage EnsembleFreedom Jazz Dance ... CD
Delmark, 1999. Used ... $6.99
... CD

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✨✧ Ethnic Heritage EnsembleHot N Heavy – Live At Ascension Loft ... CD
Delmark, 2006. Used ... $4.99
Wonderful live work from the Ethnic Heritage Ensemble – just the kind of set needed to remind us that the group is still very much on track after all these years! The quartet makes some wonderful sounds under the leadership of percussionist Kahil El'Zabar – stretching out on long tracks that build with a strong sense of pulse and purpose, and which often avoid some of the overindulgent moments that could sometimes hurt the Ensemble's sound in years past. There's a really unified vibe going on here – possibly because the performance was being filmed for a DVD co-release – and alongside Kahil's earth drums, percussion, and kalimba, other instrumentation includes trumpet and flugelhorn from Corey Wilkes, alto and tenor from Ernest Dawkins, and guitar from Fareed Haque. Titles include "Major To Minor", "MT", "Hot N Heavy", "There Is A Place", and "Black As Vera Cruz". CD

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Ethnic Heritage EnsembleKa-Real ... CD
Silkheart, 1997. Used ... $11.99
Another fine recording by this legendary AACM combo that features percussion by Kahil El'Zabar, saxes by Ernest Dawkins, and trombone by Joseph Bowie. In true AACM fashion, though, the group often doubles on extra instruments – especially percussion – and they're joined on this recording by Atu Harold Murray on earth drums and flutes. Tracks are long, with a spiritual approach to avant garde that's slowly disappearing from the scene in Chicago. Titles include "Great Black Music", "Kampfumo Shuffle", "Jam For The Babas", "Hang Tough", and "Ka-Real". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ethnic Heritage EnsemblePapa's Bounce ... CD
Creative Improvised Music Projects, 1998. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Isis Giraldo Poetry ProjectPadre ... CD
Jazz The New Chapter (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... $22.99
A beautiful project in which singer Isis Giraldo works with poems penned by her father – Ruben Dario Giraldo – and transforms the words into these dark-tinged jazz tunes, with a quality that almost takes us back to some of the most experimental 70s work by singers like Sheila Jordan or Karin Krog! The approach here is a bit different, though – maybe even more focused on the voice, which sometimes includes contributions from other singers, joining in alongside Isis' lead – with instrumentation that includes trumpet, tenor, clarinet, cello, bass, and drums – plus piano from Giraldo. There's a vibrant sense of majesty that envelops the work as the album unfolds – and titles include "Tigre Y Paloma", "He Vivido", "Seforita", "Verde", "Trees", "Amigo", and "Ayer Y Hoy". CD

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Heritage featuring Clyde GilesCalling All Brothers (voc, inst/dub) ... 12-inch
Metro Express, 1988. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Heritage Hall Jazz BandLive At The American Theatre ... CD
2006. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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