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ZZ TopAfterburner ... LP
Warner, 1985. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has a large name in marker on both sides. Label has some pen.)

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✨✧ ZZ TopCinco – First Five LPs (5LP Box Set) ... LP
Rhino, Early/Mid 70s. Sealed 5LP Box Set ... $79.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(With marker through the barcode.)

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✨✧ ZZ TopDeguello ... LP
Warner, 1979. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)

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ZZ TopEliminator ... LP
Warner, 1983. Very Good ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ ZZ TopTres Hombres ... LP
London, 1973. Very Good Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
An early breakthrough for ZZ Top – a raucous hard electric blues rock classic that was popular at the time, if not critically beloved – finally getting its deserved respect nowadays for timeless grit and groove! The opening couple of classics "Waitin' For The Bus" and "Jesus Just Left Chicago" flow one to the other seamlessly and set the mood perfectly, and it's pretty much one great tune after another from there, including "Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers", "Master Of Sparks", "Hot, Blue And Righteous", "Move Me On Down The Line", "Precious And Grace", the almighty, never to diminish "La Grange", "Sheik" and "Have You Heard". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring & edge wear.)

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ZZ TopZZ Top's First Album (180 gram pressing) ... LP
London/Warner, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $17.99 19.98
The fantastic first album from ZZ Top – already a heady mix of Texas blues and psych roots, served up into a style that's completely the group's own – but which hasn't yet been watered down by commercial cliches and MTV! The sound here really puts these guys much more in the company of the fantastic Texas garage psych scene of the late 60s – with a really strong focus on the amazing guitar of Billy Gibbons, and the way he can compact down so many elements into one very unique tone – but without ever having to show off as a blues rocker either. The blend is perfect, the edge is razor sharp, and even if these guys never had any later hits, the record would have been an underground gem! Titles include "Neighbor Neighbor", "Shaking Your Tree", "Brown Sugar", "Squank", "Going Down To Mexico", "Backdoor Love Affair", and "Just Got Back From Baby's". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ ZZ TopBest Of ZZ Top ... LP
London, 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on Warner.)

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✨✧ ZZ TopRio Grande Mud (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
London/Rhino, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic work from this Texas trio – pulled from a time when they were still super-hip, and one of the freshest mainstream things to come from their scene! The mix of blues roots and psych influences here is wonderful – much rawer than in the group's later years, with a strong link in sonic intensity to the 60s Texas garage/psych scene – thanks to mindblowing work on guitar from the young Billy Gibbons! Titles include "Bar B Q", "Whiskey N Mama", "Francine", "Just Got Paid", "Ko Ko Blue", "Chevrolet", "Mushmouth Shoutin", and "Sure Got Cold After The Rain Fell". LP, Vinyl record album
(2018 Rhino Start Your Ear Off Right exclusive. Mud brown colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ ZZ TopTres Hombres ... CD
Warner, 1973. Used ... Out Of Stock
An early breakthrough for ZZ Top – a raucous hard electric blues rock classic that was popular at the time, if not critically beloved – finally getting its deserved respect nowadays for timeless grit and groove! The opening couple of classics "Waitin' For The Bus" and "Jesus Just Left Chicago" flow one to the other seamlessly and set the mood perfectly, and it's pretty much one great tune after another from there, including "Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers", "Master Of Sparks", "Hot, Blue And Righteous", "Move Me On Down The Line", "Precious And Grace", the almighty, never to diminish "La Grange", "Sheik" and "Have You Heard". CD

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✨✧ ZZ TopTres Hombres (colored vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner/Rhino, 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
An early breakthrough for ZZ Top – a raucous hard electric blues rock classic that was popular at the time, if not critically beloved – finally getting its deserved respect nowadays for timeless grit and groove! The opening couple of classics "Waitin' For The Bus" and "Jesus Just Left Chicago" flow one to the other seamlessly and set the mood perfectly, and it's pretty much one great tune after another from there, including "Beer Drinkers & Hell Raisers", "Master Of Sparks", "Hot, Blue And Righteous", "Move Me On Down The Line", "Precious And Grace", the almighty, never to diminish "La Grange", "Sheik" and "Have You Heard". LP, Vinyl record album
(2018 Rhino Start Your Ear Off Right exclusive. Limited edition "jalapeno green" colored vinyl!)

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✨✧ VariousYour Doo Wop Hit Parade! – The Top 20 Most Requested Vocal Group Recordings ... CD
Juke Box Treasures, Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Gene AmmonsRed Top (aka Golden Saxophone Of Gene Ammons) ... LP
Savoy, Late 40s. Very Good+ ... $3.99
A nice collection of Gene Ammons' work that doesn't always get as well remembered as his sides for Prestige or Chess – late 40s bop recordings for Savoy, done in a wonderfully full-voiced tone! The set features Gene's classic "Red Top", plus the great two part "Big Slam", and the titles "Chips", "Goodtime Blues", "Fuzzy", "Jim Dawgs", and "Street Of Dreams". The album doesn't list personnel at all for the tracks, or dates – but the music speaks volumes on its own! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s Arista reissue.)

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Ant D & The PuppiesTop Dog ... LP
JR, 1993. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Audio TwoMake It Funky (voc, dub)/Top Billin' ... 12-inch
First Priority, 1987. Very Good+ ... $6.99
"Top Billin", the classic first single from Audio Two, introduced the world to the ubiquitous "Go Brooklyn" beat – and you'll still hear DJ's cutting it up. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Red label pressing.)

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BreakawayStraight On To The Top ... LP
Breakaway/BBE (UK), 1979. Sealed (reissue)... $11.99
The second set from St Louis funk combo Breakaway – and the album already shows a great deal of growth – especially in the territory of rhythm! Breakaway have definitely dug some of the best club modes from the New York scene – and work here in a jazzy disco style that's filled with sweet keyboard lines alongside the female lead vocals – all with a vibe that's nicely stripped-down, and still lives up to the indie spirit of the group. There's some jazz currents on the instrumentation, and the set features some guest work on horns, which nicely expands the sound – and helps give the blue-eyed soul vocals a nice sort of punch. Titles include "Straight On To The Top", "You Are Love", "Back & Forth", "There's A New Tree In The Forest", "Work With The Music", and "Breakaway". LP, Vinyl record album
(With bonus CD.)

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✨✧ Keni BurkeRisin' To The Top/Can't Get Enough (Do It All Night) ... 12-inch
RCA, 1982. Very Good+ ... $29.99
A massive jam from Keni Burke – easily his greatest tune ever, and the kind of track we'd hardly have imagined back when he was a little tyke in the Five Stairsteps! The track's got a thumping, stomping kind of groove that really gets going from the start – and the vocal hook is a wonderful one – instantly recognizable, thanks to a strong sample history! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some marker.)

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✨✧ Keni BurkeRisin’ To The Top/Hang Tight ... 7-inch
RCA/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A massive jam from Keni Burke – easily his greatest tune ever, and the kind of track we'd hardly have imagined back when he was a little tyke in the Five Stairsteps! The track's got a thumping, stomping kind of groove that really gets going from the start – and the vocal hook is a wonderful one – instantly recognizable, thanks to a strong sample history! "Hang Tight" is less familiar, but an equally funky number – with the bassline stepping up and down in this really great way – alongside sweet keyboards and vocals! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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CD Plastic Sleeves20 Polyclear Japanese Open Top Plastic Sleeves – Multi-Disc CD ... Record Care
Nagaoka (Japan), New Item ... $2.99
A cool open-top plastic sleeve for storing your CDs! This one works like the LP and 45 sleeves we stock – in that the plastic hugs your CD package on the front and back, and on the sides and bottom – but the top is open, so you can slide out the jewel case for easy access when listening! There's no flap at all to get in the way – and the sleeves are great if you store your CDs on shelves vertically, and don't like the outside cases to get scratched up. This version fits a range of multi-disc packages – including older-styled jewel cases that handle 2 to 4 CDs, and most of the contemporary larger slipcover styled CD packages too. Record Care

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CD Plastic Sleeves30 Polyclear Japanese Open Top Plastic Sleeves – Jewel Case Single CD ... Record Care
Nagaoka (Japan), New Item ... $4.99
A cool open-top plastic sleeve for storing your CDs! This one works like the LP and 45 sleeves we stock – in that the plastic hugs your CD package on the front and back, and on the sides and bottom – but the top is open, so you can slide out the jewel case for easy access when listening! There's no flap at all to get in the way – and the sleeves are great if you store your CDs on shelves vertically, and don't like the outside cases to get scratched up. This version fits a standard jewel case CD. Record Care

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CD Plastic Sleeves30 Polyclear Japanese Open Top Plastic Sleeves – Slim Single CD ... Record Care
Nagaoka (Japan), New Item ... $4.99
A cool open-top plastic sleeve for storing your CDs! This one works like the LP and 45 sleeves we stock – in that the plastic hugs your CD package on the front and back, and on the sides and bottom – but the top is open, so you can slide out the jewel case for easy access when listening! There's no flap at all to get in the way – and the sleeves are great if you store your CDs on shelves vertically, and don't like the outside cases to get scratched up. This version fits a digipack, CD single, or slimline case. Record Care
 
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Close matches47
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Tom BrigandiLate Night New York ... CD
Bass On Top, 1999. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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DJ Uncle AlMoney N Da House EP ... 12-inch
On Top, 1993. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Magic SamMagic Touch ... CD
Black Top, 1966. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Willie Nelson/Merle Haggard/Ray PriceBig Hits Live ... CD
Top Hat Tunes, 2007. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Small drill hole through case.)

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✨✧ Jack ScottI Remember Hank Williams ... LP
Top Rank, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A great setting for the voice of Jack Scott – not nearly as rockabilly as some of his other material, but still pretty great overall! The tunes are all Hank Williams numbers, as you'd guess – and include "Cold Cold Heart", "Half As Much", "My Heart Would Know", "Your Cheatin Heart", and "They'll Never Take Her Love From Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Gold label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and pen on the back paste-on.)

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Raymond Scott & The Secret 7Unexpected ... CD
Top Rank/Basta, 1960. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
A great musical mystery – and one of Raymond Scott's jazziest albums of the 50s! The group on the session is Scott's "Secret 7" – a batch of unnamed jazz musicians, most likely playing here out of contract with other labels, hence the secret nature of their work on the album! In keeping with the nature of the original album, the players also aren't listed here – save for one undeniable talent, the mighty Toots Thielemans, who contributes some great sounds to the combo grooving on the set. The format is kind of a mixture of Scott's wilder arrangements from previous years, with some of the small chamber jazz work that was coming out of the east coast at the time – and although the record was originally issued on Top Rank, it's got a feel that's very much in keeping with much of the RCA sessions of the time. There's a few nice sound effects and studio tricks, but overall the real strength of the set comes from the instrumentation used – including Thelemans' harmonica, plus vibes, flute, and other more standard jazz instrumentation. Titles include "Waltz Of The Diddles", "Temptation", "In The Beginning", "A Message From Where", and "Quiet Entrance". CD

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SZACtrl ... CD
Top Dawg Ent., 2017. New Copy ... $9.99
A stunning debut from SZA – a soul singer who seems to represent a whole new way of being – with a style that's at once very understated and completely compelling! SZA's clearly got a hell of a voice – but she's also content to weave it into the rich mix of beats, keyboards, and guitar lines that make up the music – all familiar elements, but used in this gently melodic way that's immediately arresting, and much more contemporary in spirit than most of her contemporaries! The approach is hard to describe in words, but if you've heard even a minute of SZA's music, you'll know what we mean – and to our ears, the lady might well be the future of mainstream soul, while still keeping ties to the underground. Titles include "Supermodel", "The Weekend", "Doves In The Wind", "Love Galore", "Broken Clocks", "Pretty Little Birds", and "20 Something". CD

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SZACtrl (colored vinyl) ... LP
Top Dawg Ent., 2017. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A stunning debut from SZA – a soul singer who seems to represent a whole new way of being – with a style that's at once very understated and completely compelling! SZA's clearly got a hell of a voice – but she's also content to weave it into the rich mix of beats, keyboards, and guitar lines that make up the music – all familiar elements, but used in this gently melodic way that's immediately arresting, and much more contemporary in spirit than most of her contemporaries! The approach is hard to describe in words, but if you've heard even a minute of SZA's music, you'll know what we mean – and to our ears, the lady might well be the future of mainstream soul, while still keeping ties to the underground. Titles include "Supermodel", "The Weekend", "Doves In The Wind", "Love Galore", "Broken Clocks", "Pretty Little Birds", and "20 Something". LP, Vinyl record album
(On translucent green vinyl – with download!)
Also available Ctrl ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Neville BrothersNeville-ization ... LP
Black Top, 1984. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Pat RobertsonMy Prayer For You ... LP
House Top, Late 70s. Used 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Bobby RushGotta Be Funky/Gotta Find You Girl ... 7-inch
On Top, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two monster tracks from Bobby Rush! Both are blues numbers, but both tracks have these hard funky grooves underneath, with drums kicking it up, bass rolling in tight riffs, and Bobby's guitar wailing away in fuzzed-out trippy riffs. Excellent stuff for the sample crowd – but great funky cuts on their own! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have some marker.)

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✨✧ Love JoysReggae Vibes ... LP
Top Ranking/Wackie's (Germany), 1981. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A righteous set of lovers rock from the Love Joys – a female duo, as you might guess from the cover – but one who work here with a wonderfully deep sound! This isn't the crossover material you might hear from other artists of this nature – as there's a very tough-edged presentation to the whole thing – echoey, dubby rhythms recorded at Wackies, with some especially splashy drums next to the nodding basslines – allowing lots of space that has the vocals echoing out in space as they trade back and forth – in a way that's quite different from more familiar harmony modes. Titles include "Stranger Get Up", "All I Can Say", "Watch Them", "How Long", "Love Is Not A Game", "Jah Light", "Studio Man", "Wherever Jah Send Me", and "Are You ready". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Phillip WalkerWorking Girl Blues ... CD
Black Top, 1995. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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✨✧ VariousJoy/Select Story 1958 to 1965 ... CD
President (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A wealth of great pop, rock, soul, and novelty numbers from the end of the 50s and the start of the 60s – unusual little tunes recorded for the Joy and Select record labels, most of which we've never heard before! There's a rich sense of discovery in this collection – not just because the music is unfamiliar, but also because the way it's put together is so darn great – kind of like finding an unusual specialty show at the left end of the dial in the middle of the night – the sort that always turns you onto new records you'd never hear otherwise! Our favorite numbers here are probably the novelty numbers – but there's also some great straighter tunes that lived in the shadows of the hits, and which offer up a slightly different spin on early 60s pop. Titles include "From The Top Of Your Guggle" by The Five Blobs, "Sock Hop" by The Gorman Sisters, "When I Fall In Love" by Mindy Carson, "Robot Man" by Jamie Horton, "Bossa Nova Stomp" by The Fabulous Dials, "Slow Dance" by Karol Kelly, "S All Right S All Right" by Senor Wences, "Hootenanny" by The Glencoves, "The Soul Of My Man" by Pat Jarvis, and "When The Wind Changes" by Freddie Scott. 26 tracks in all! CD

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✨✧ VariousModern Downhome Blues Sessions Vol 4 – Southern Country Blues Guitarists 1948 to 1952 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 40s/Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
The Modern Records label was a stalwart on the LA scene of the postwar years, but the company could also hit the road in search of great talent – which it did on these excellent sessions from Dallas, Atlanta, and Lousiville – all of which feature country blues musicians who are a nice change from the more urban sound of some of Modern's other material! The material was all recorded in the field, but with very good studio conditions – which allows the best elements to come through strongly, especially when the artists are playing electric guitar, which Modern seems to have recorded as powerfully here as on their singles with Pee Wee Crayton! Some of the other tunes feature acoustic guitar, or piano – and the overall stylistic vibe is a bit wider than some of the previous volumes in this series – really showing the full range of sounds the label was trying to capture during this fruitful period. The set comes with some very detailed notes and history on the music – and the CD features 28 tracks that include "Meet Me Along The Avenue" by Jesse Thomas, "Neglected Woman" by Alexander Moore "Dark Old World" by Big Bill Dotson, "Fast Life" by Pine Top Slim, "Milford Blues" by Little Son Jackson, "Night Time Anytime" by Jesse Thomas, "Dollar Diggin Woman" by Big Charley Bradix, "Keep Em Down' by Lane Hardin, and "13 Highway" by Leroy Simpson. CD

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✨✧ VariousOne-Der-Ful Collection – M-Pac Records ... CD
One Der Ful/Secret Stash, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A stunning collection of rare Chicago soul – pulled from the M-Pac label, which was part of the One-Derful family of records – and packed with vintage singles and 10 previously unreleased tracks too! This series is fantastic – the first really deep look at the Chicago underground genius of Ernie Leaner – producer, distributor, studio owner, and all-around non-stop force in Windy City soul during the 60s – as you'll hear from the gems on this set! The work here languished slightly in the shadows of bigger labels – like Okeh, Brunswick, and Chess – but the quality is all top-shelf, with an especially great run of male singers, both as solo acts and as groups. And like other volumes in the series, the notes and historical details are great – almost worth the price of admission alone, as they really illuminate this lost slice of Chicago soul – and point out that there's lots more greatness to discover, when you move past Curtis Mayfield, Tyrone Davis, and Jerry Butler. Titles include "All Of My Life" by The Ringleaders, "New Girl" by The Accents, "Angel" by Benny Turner, "So Glad" by Willie Parker, "Damper Down" by Bobby Davis, "Bad Situation" by Harold Burrage, "Change Of Heart" by Andrew Tibbs, "Never In A Million Years" by Willie Parker, "Don't Try To Fool Me" by Stacy Johnson, "Lonely Man" by Big Daddy Simpson, "Hey Mister" by Dorothy Prince, "The Earth Worm (part 1)" by Maurice Dollison & The Turnkeys, and "Let's Start Over" by The Ringleaders. CD

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✨✧ Toshiko Akiyoshi-Lew Tabackin Big BandKogun ... LP
RCA, 1974. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Brilliantly bold work from pianist Toshiko Akiyoshi – an artist who's really coming into her own for the 70s – stepping out in a big band format that would win her a wide new audience on both sides of the Pacific! The album's one of the first to feature the ensemble co-led with husband Lew Tabackin – a group that features strong work from American players who include Dick Spencer and Gary Foster on alto saxes, Tabackin and Tom Peterson on tenor, Bill Perkins on baritone, Bobby Shew and Don Rader on trumpets, and Charles Loper and Jim Sawyer on trombones. The horns are only part of the picture, though – as the inventive writing and arranging from Akiyoshi is what really makes the album great – a strong sense of painting with sound, while still keeping things swinging – really unlocking all the best elements that had been opened up for larger ensembles in the previous few years. The set features all original tracks that include "Kogun", "American Ballad", "Henpecked Old Man", "Elegy", and "Memory". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has a sticker spot & a small split on the top seam.)

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All StarsLive European Concert ... LP
Unique (Israel), Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $5.99
The All Stars are JJ Johnson, Kai Winding, Lee Konitz, Zoot Sims, Phineas Newborn, Red Garland, Oscar Pettiford, and Kenny Clarke. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has names in pen and marker on back, a light stain on the bottom seam, some tape remnants on the top seam, and small mark from sticker removal.)

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Tony AllenBlack Voices ... LP
Kindred Spirits/Comet (France), 1999. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $28.99
A seminal set that really put Tony Allen back on top – a record that showed that Allen was way more than just Fela's drummer, or another Afro Funk artist in general – but instead a really free-thinking, deep-concept musician overall! The album comes from key time that Allen spent on the Paris scene in the 90s – really refining a new sound, while keeping all the best bits from before – creating this new sort of darker groove that almost mixes older percussion with kind of a spacey style that's echoes proggish funk from a range of groups from Can to Cymande! There's loads of cool keyboards and tight guitar lines, and even the vocals have some spacey production that makes them fit nicely with the grooves. Titles include "Asiko", "Get Together", "Black Voices", and "The Same Blood". LP, Vinyl record album

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Laurindo AlmeidaViva Bossa Nova! ... LP
Capitol, 1962. Very Good ... $6.99
A sweet little album from Laurindo Almeida and his "Bossa Nova All Stars" – not a group of Brazilian musicians, and instead a hip set of LA players who really help make the set sparkle! There's a bit more jazz here than on some of Laurindo's other Capitol records of the time – a great 60s update to the groove he first forged in the 50s with Bud Shank – featuring even more swinging rhythms, inventive instrumentation, and a slightly larger group with players who include Jimmy Rowles on organ, Howard Roberts on guitar, Bob Cooper on tenor, Don Fagerquist on trumpet, Justin Gordon on flute, and Shelly Manne, Chico Guerrero, and Milt Holland on percussion! The use of organ is especially nice – a warm wave of sound on top of some great bossa rhythms – and titles include "Naked City Theme", "Teach Me Tonight", "Desafinado", "Mr Lucky", "Theme From Route 66", and "One Note Samba". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label pressing. Cover has a split top seam & light wear.)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights ... LP
A&M, 1965. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Trumpety magic from Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – a record that's known not only for its classic cover of a model dipped in whipped cream, but also for it's tremendously groovy groove! The Tijuana sound is very firmly in place by the time of this set – Mexican-inspired, but compressed down into a sweet little LA groove in that magical A&M way – never too over the top, done in a way that takes a previously-hokey brassy sound, and smoothes it out for the Now Sound generation! Titles include the hit single "Whipped Cream", plus "Taste Of Honey", "Green Peppers", "Bittersweet Samba", "Lemon Tree", "Ladyfingers", and "Butterball". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram Herb Alpert Presents pressing)

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✨✧ AlquinNobody Can Wait Forever ... LP
Polydor, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and splitting on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Gene AmmonsJug (second cover) ... LP
Prestige, 1961. Very Good+ ... $13.99
A real turning point in the career of Gene Ammons – a record that almost returns Ammons to his earthier roots, and in the process helps build up a whole new sound in soul jazz for the 60s! The "Jug" nickname in the title is kind of a joking way to help Ammons stand alongside "Miles", "Trane", "Diz", and other one-name monikered stars in jazz – but even without that gimmick (which somehow lasted for years), the album's got a depth that more than gets Gene back on top, thanks to a gritty soulfulness and good sense of feeling in the grooves! Players here include Richard Wyands on piano on most numbers – plus a rare appearance by Clarence "Sleepy" Anderson on 2 numbers – one on organ, one on piano. Rhythm is by Doug Watkins on bass and JC Heard on drums – and Ray Barretto makes one of his great soul jazz appearances on drums – rolling the groove along with a nice bit of bounce throughout! Titles include "Tangerine", "Ol Man River", "Easy To Love", "Seed Shack", "Miss Lucy", and "Namely You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing – nice and clean! Cover has a small cutout hole, and a piece of tape in a bottom corner, but is very nice overall.)

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Gene AmmonsLight, Bluesy, & Moody ... LP
Wing/Mercury, Late 40s/Late 50s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Essential early stuff by Jug! The record is a 50s compilation of singles that Jug cut for Mercury during the late 40s, when he was transforming from a hard swing player into a firey bopper – but one who was capable of infusing his solos with a rich sense of emotion that was enough to bridge both generations of jazz. The tracks are great, and are essential listening I the career of Gene Ammons. The original recordings are very tough to find – and even this album doesn't show up that often. Filled with great tracks – like "Red Top", "Hot Springs", "Concentration", "Jeet Jet", and "Odd En Dow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Wing pressing, with deep groove and drillholes. Cover has light wear, half split top seam and spine, and two drillholes through the center.)

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Amon Duul IIHijack ... LP
Atco, 1974. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the most widely-circulated albums from the second incarnation of Amon Duul – and one of the most striking as well! The set's got a bit more focus than some of their earlier efforts, but a sound that's still plenty darn trippy – with more carefully-constructed passages that bring in bits of strings and larger arrangements, but which still step aside for some colder, darker moments too. These guys maintain a complexity with their sound – so that if they go for a glammish moment one minute, they're soon breaking off into freakier territory the next – on titles that include "Liquid Whisper", "I Can't Wait (parts 1 & 2)", "Archy The Robot", "Lonely Woman", and "Explode Like A Star". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and is bent a bit at the top.)

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✨✧ Amuzement ParkGroove Your Blues Away/Love Show Down ... 12-inch
Our Gang, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Great boogie from Amuzement Park – a group that should have lasted longer than they did! "Groove Your Blues Away" is a snapping little jammer that builds up wonderfully – bass hooking you in, snippets of horn adding soul, and ensemble vocals that really send the tune over the top! A damn great anthem for the early 80s dancefloor – and the kind of track that never gets old! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Chris AndersonInverted Image ... LP
Jazzland, 1961. Very Good ... $24.99
Nice and rarely seen trio side from under-recorded Chicago pianist Anderson. He plays here with Bill Lee and either Walter Perkins or Philly Joe Jones on drums, in a trio that made the core of the rhythm section on Frank Strozier's excellent Jazzland date, Long Night. The group is in fine form here, running through both standards and originals, and though Anderson's name isn't as well known as many other pianists, it ought to be, and he was no stranger to other Windy City jazz greats such as Johnny Griffin. Imagine a cross between Bill Evans and Elmo Hope, and you might get a picture of where he's coming from, though Anderson's voice is all his own, weaving some nice sinuous lines on a set that leans heavily on ballads here, including "You'd Be Nice To Come Home To", "My Funny Valentine" and the originals "See You Saturday" & the title track. LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Jazzland pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear, half split top seam, and some splitting on the bottom seam.)

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Antique SorceryAntique Sorcery ... LP
Funny, 1974. Very Good ... $49.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the poster! Cover has some edge wear, a half split top seam, and small split on the bottom seam.)

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Apple & The Three OrangesFree & Easy – The Complete Works 1970 to 1975 ... CD
Now Again, Early 70s. New Copy ... $15.99 17.98
A funky treasure trove from Apple & The Three Oranges – a group we hardly know at all, but who really blow us away with the cuts on this collection! The groove is plenty hard right from the get-go – the best of the funky 45 underground of the early 70s – which means that there's more 60s rawness on the record than you'd get from bigger-label funk at the time – as Ed "Apple" Nelson still works here with a mostly underground vibe! Ed plays drums – which are mighty hard on most numbers – and his vocals have this offbeat, off-kilter, over the top quality that almost reminds us a bit of the Hank Ballard/James Brown recordings for late 60s King – particularly in the way that Nelson's completely unbridled with his energy. The whole thing's great – one of the best funky collections we've heard in years – and presented with a rich amount of notes and historical information too. Titles include "Free & Easy (parts 1 & 2)", "Moon Light", "Curse Upon The World", "What Goes Around Comes Around", "Down Home Publicity", "True Love Will Never Die", "Gotta Stand For Something (parts 1 & 2)", and "I'll Give You A Ring". CD features a massive 52 page booklet, too! CD

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ArchiesArchies Essentials ... CD
Essential, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 19.99
Way more than just essentials from this famous bubblegum pop group – as the 2CD set features a whopping 44 tracks in all, which may well be most of the music the group ever recorded! All the sounds are supervised by the mighty Don Kirshner – who first cooked up the idea of getting a real rock band to sing behind a Saturday morning cartoon – to create the kind of instant gold that made The Archies a hit right from the start. But, like The Monkees in their early days, the strength of the music really lies in the creative support working with the group – such as producer Jeff Barry, who also wrote a lot of songs – and a range of top-shelf studio musicians, who ensure that the instrumentation and arrangements are great throughout. Titles include "Sugar & Spice", "Archie's Party", "Circle Of Blue", "Inside Out Upside Down", "Love Light", "Feelin So Good", "Truck Driver", "Whoopee Tie Ai A", "Bicycles Roller Skates & You", "Kissin", "Hot Dog", "Don't Need No Bad Girl", "Strangers In The Morning", "Seventeen Ain't Young", "Easy Guy", "Little Green Jacket", and "Sugar Sugar". CD

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Neil ArdleyKaleidoscope Of Rainbows ... CD
Gull/Dusk Fire (UK), 1976. New Copy ... $12.99
A sweet set from British jazz rock genius Neil Ardley – one that has him working off the vibe explored on the Greek Variations album, but hitting a sound that's a fair bit funkier overall! As with other efforts, Ardley draws here on some really top-shelf talents for his ideas – soloists who include Ian Carr on trumpet, Ken Shaw on guitar, and Tony Coe, Barbara Thompson, and Brian Smith on saxes! The tracks are all quite longish, and unfold in a really organic way – building over an immediate rhythm at some points, or letting the soloists set the main vibe at others. There's nothing overly-obtuse about the record at all, and Ardley never lets anyone dominate too much – making the album a strong group effort with a really unified vision – but one with plenty of space for the feeling of the individual players. Titles include "Rainbow One", "Rainbow Two", "Rainbow Three", and so on. CD

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✨✧ Neil ArdleySymphony Of Amaranths (with bonus track) ... CD
EMI/Dusk Fire (UK), 1971. New Copy ... $15.99
One of the most creative albums ever from UK composer Neil Ardley – and that's saying a lot, given the complexity of his other work! The set's got a wonderful blend of jazz arrangements and some freer passages – scored by Ardley with some of his most sensitive, most beautiful music ever – almost as if the whole thing's an extended soundtrack for a passage in time – or at least a sonic journey that's filled with some wonderful twists and turns! There's definitely some jazz/rock elements in the music, but the main focus is jazz – and Ardley has that same strong sense of large charts and forward-moving rhythms that you'd find in the best early work of Mike Westbrook, particularly his albums for Deram. Players are a very familiar, and very top-shelf batch of British musicians – including Barbara Thompson, Dick Heckstall-Smith, and Don Rendell on reeds; Harry Beckett and Henry Lowther on trumpets; Derek Wadsworth on trombone, Frank Rocotti on vibes, and Stan Tracey on both piano and celeste. Ardley plays prepared piano, and Ivor Cutler makes a great guest appearance on one track – reciting "The Dong With A Luminous Nose" – and Norma Winstone sings on "Will You Walk A Little Faster". The title track – "A Symphony Of Amaranths" – is dedicated to Duke Ellington and Gil Evans – with a feel that more than lives up to both! CD features the bonus track "National Anthem & Tango". CD

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Arkansaw TravellersArkansaw Traveller Folk Theatre ... LP
Arkansaw Traveller, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light surface wear, some splitting on the top seam, and a split bottom seam.)
 
 
 



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