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New AGGod Made Dirt (dirty, clean, inst)/Flip Sh*t (dirty, clean, inst) ... 12-inch 12-Inch
Fat Beats, 2001. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Featuring the Ghetto Dwellas. "God Made Dirt" is produced by Show. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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AtmosphereGod Loves Ugly ... CD CD format
Rhymesayers, 2002. Used ... $2.99
The highly anticipated full length from the Minneapolis hip hop RhymeSayers crew. Slug rhymes like a storyteller, in his prime when weaving songs of demented heartbreak, his voice pushes forth in a tortured singing style, hook friendly, ironic, and angry (dude still hasn't gotten over Lucy). Ant does all the production, with some dubby beats, some nice spidery piano loops, some drums are a little more quirky and off kilter (in a good way) than his previous work. 18 tracks in all, including "Onemosphere", "The Bass And The Movement", "F#ck You Lucy", the creepy anthem "God Loves Ugly", "Saves The Day", "Vampires", "Modern Man's Hustle", "Blamegame" and "Shrapnel". CD
(Punch through barcode.)

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Chaos God3001 (with bonus tracks) ... CD CD format
SPV (Germany), 1999. Used ... $4.99
(Out of print.)

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Chi-Lites(For God's Sake) Give More Power To The People ... LP LP format
Brunswick, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
Seminal work from one of the 70s greatest groups! The band had always been great at love songs and uptempo numbers – but this record has them moving into more righteous area, picking up on some of the more socially conscious soul of their generation that had been working its way up the charts. The album features excellent production by Chi-Lite Eugene Record, who also wrote a lot of the material – plus arrangements by Tom Tom and Sonny Sanders. Great stuff all around, with the righteous social tunes "(For God's Sake) Give More Power to The People", "Trouble's A Comin", and "We Are Neighbors" – plus classic love songs "Have You Seen Her" and "Love Uprising", which are still kind of the band's strongest point. Loads more great stuff on this one, the album that helped the second wave of Chicago soul break out into the international market! LP, Vinyl record album

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New Sam Cooke/Blind Boys/Gospel HarmonettesI Thank God ... LP LP format
Doxy (Italy), 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99
Seminal sounds from the early years of soul music – that time when spiritual recordings had a strong influence on the style of the secular world – as showcased in the album's cover shot of the great Sam Cooke! The collection brings together some of Sam's gospel recordings alongside work by two other groups who were more spiritual overall – The Gospel Harmonettes and The Blind Boys – both great vocal groups who really show how much the gospel harmony style went onto influence soul groups for the 60s. The package is great – and really gets at the roots of Cooke's legendary sound – and titles include "I Thank God", "Deep River", "That's Heaven To Me", and "Steal Away" by Sam; plus "Jericho Walls, "Love Lifted Me", and "Trust & Obey" by Gospel Harmonettes; and "Oh Lord Fix It", "This Friend Jesus", and "You Got To Move" by The Blind Boys. LP, Vinyl record album
(Numbered, limited edition of 500!)

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DJ Scratch & GODParty Is Jumpin (voc, inst, club voc) ... 12-inch 12-Inch
Universal Sound, 1988. Near Mint- ... $149.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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New Ill BiskitsGod Bless Your Life (voc, acapella, inst) ... 12-inch 12-Inch
Atlantic, 1995. Near Mint- Promo ... $1.99
12-inch, Vinyl record

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Jakki Tha MotamouthGod Vs Satan ... CD CD format
NCS, Early 2000s. Used ... $2.99

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Jethro TullMy God! ... LP LP format
Athapaskan, 1970. Very Good ... $6.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Side 1 has a mark that clicks on track four. Cover has light wear, a stained corner, and a few other light stains.)

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

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Otis G JohnsonEverything – God Is Love 78 ... LP LP format
Numero, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 16.98
Otis Johnson may well be the Timmy Thomas of gospel music – as here, he's working with just spare organ lines and rhythm machine – in a way that gives most of these tracks the raw, personal feel of Timmy's classic "Why Can't We Live Together"! The overall sound is a bit more rough – given that Otis was working in a small Michigan studio, and not the TK scene in Miami – but the album's definitely got that slow-stepping feel we love in Timmy's early music – and the vocals echo out with this personal sense of yearning that's mighty great – and quite different than the bolder, confident sound you'd hear in more mainstream gospel recordings. The album's a damn enigma, and a great one too – and titles include "All Thing", "Come Back", "Your Day", "He's The Way", and "Time To Go Home". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great packaging too – with a heavy tip-on cover, and a sweet rice paper obi!)

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9th WonderGod's Stepson – Instrumentals ... LP LP format
HHS, 2003. Near Mint- 2LP ... $14.99
The Little Brother knob twirler gives tracks from Nas's God's Son LP a remixed, instrumental makeover. The result is really only related to the Nas album in name and inspiration. 9th Wonder's production is all about jazzy mellow soul, not at all the tough-as-nails street hop Salaam Remi and others produced on God's Son. Stepson is much more akin to the kind of soul beats you heard on the Little Brother album. Nice! Includes "Get Down", "Made You Look", "Ether", "The Cross", "Hey Nas", "Warrior Song", "I Can" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Oh My GodYou're Too Straight To Love Me ... CD CD format
Oh My God, 2004. Used ... $0.99
(Out of print.)

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Party BoyzShake That Thang (Oooooh My God) (radio, lp)/PB'z Quad ... 12-inch 12-Inch
Attitude, Early 90s. Sealed ... $0.49
12-inch, Vinyl record

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PK DollarTato (club, radio, inst)/What's The Deal God? (radio, tv) ... 12-inch 12-Inch
Lo Key, Mid 90s. Near Mint- ... $13.99
12-inch, Vinyl record
(Test pressing.)

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Emmit Powell & The Gospel ElitesGod Is Great ... CD CD format
Quicksilver, 1997. Used ... $0.99

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New SijiGod-Given ... CD CD format
BBE (UK), 2004. Used ... $9.99
Mindblowing stuff – the first album from Siji, and an immediate classic that grabbed us right away! Siji's been bumping around on various records for the past few years – lending his vocal talents to a number of great club tracks and singles – but this is his first full album, and it's a heck of a great debut! There's a righteousness to the album that's undeniable – a vocal style that's spacey, warm, and mellow – and which puts Siji somewhere in a trajectory of soul that runs from Stevie Wonder to Eric Roberson! The tunes have a bit of an influence from the New York Osunlade scene – no surprise, considering that Osunlade's offered Siji a lot of support over the years – but the songwriting itself is completely fresh, and crackles out with a personal energy that only seems to deepen as the set moves on. Incredible stuff, with a sound all its own – and titles that include "Sanctuary", "Watching You Watching Me", "Running Away", "God-Given", "Starting Over", "Feels Like", "Bittersweet", "I Believe", and "The Day Ahead". CD
(Out of print.)

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Donna Summer & OthersThank God It's Friday – Original Soundtrack ... LP LP format
Columbia, 1978. Very Good 2LP + 12" ... $0.99
A huge disco cash-in moment of the 70s – but a great one too, and a strong illustration of the power that Casablanca Records had in both the clubs and charts at the time! The movie and record were both a bit over-pressed upon release, but they nonetheless stand as a great snapshot of the way that funky soul had taken over the clubs during the disco generation – giving showcase to a whole host of new young artists, and exposing lots of mainstream listeners to soul music at a level they wouldn't have touched a few years before! Donna Summer was one of Casablanca's big acts at the time – and she really dominates the record with her classic rendition of "Last Dance", plus tracks "With Your Love" and a disco remake of "Je T'Aime Moi Non Plus". Both other cuts are strong too – and include "Lovin, Livin, & Givin" by Diana Ross, "Too Hot Ta Trot" by The Commodores, "Disco Queen" by Paul Jabara, "Leatherman's Theme" by Wright Bros Flying Machine, "Floyd's Theme" by Natural Juices, and "Find My Way" by Cameo. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has some wear and an unglued bottom seam.)

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Art TatumGod Is In The House ... LP LP format
Onyx, 1940/1941. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Rare recordings – some solo, some with Chocolate Williams on bass and vocals, some with Frank Newton on trumpet, and some with Reuben Harris on whiskbrooms! LP, Vinyl record album

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New Tiny TimGod Bless Tiny Tim ... LP LP format
Reprise, 1968. Very Good ... $1.99
One of the weirdest albums of the 60s, and a surprisingly big hit for the legendary Tiny Tim – a character then know to TV audiences for his appearances on Laugh-In and other shows – but an artist who sounds surprisingly culture-counter all these years later! The album's got some wonderfully odd elements in the production and arrangements – the former by Richard Perry, the latter by Artie Butler – all in that hip faux-nostalgia style that was huge in the Warner/Reprise universe of the time. And although Tim's certainly weirder and maybe goofier than Harper's Bizarre, Van Dyke Parks, and Randy Newman – you can definitely hear a through line to that scene in this album – as well as links to other odd 60s moments by folks like Brute Force or John Simon. Tunes are both old and new, and all are completely remade by Tiny Time – songs that include the hit "Tip Toe Thru The Tulips", plus a fantastic cover of the Biff Rose tune "Fill Your Heart", and "The Coming Home Party", "The Other Side", "Daddy Daddy What Is Heaven Like", "Welcome To My Dream", "The Viper", and "On The Old Front Porch". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & tan label stereo pressing. Cover is stained on the bottom 2 inches, with some flaking on front.)
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Carlos CareqaPelo Publico ... CD CD format
Thanx God (Brazil), 2006. Used ... $9.99
The cover almost put us off this one, but the record's got a lot more to offer than just its slightly disturbing image on the front – and at some level, it's got Carlos Careqa poised to inherit the mantle of quirky Brazilian pop from older artists like Tom Ze or Arrigo Barnabe! There's a style here that's slightly ironic, and which has almost an arty approach to rock that showed up in Barnabe's work of the early 80s – one that's tongue in cheek, even when jamming, and which has lots of playful twists and turns in the lyrics. Careqa's sense of mania's a bit more restrained than that of Tom Ze, but it's definitely lurking in the background – and the presence of a few more mainstream elements almost seem to act as camouflage for a deeper musical agenda. Titles include "Agora E Pra Foder", "Feiura E Fundamental", "O Resto E O Po", "Psycho Maloca", "Vou Falar Com O Pitanguy", "Olhos De Star", and "Tetraplegico De Amar". CD
(Out of print.)

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New Houston CorlearesJesus Is Very Much Alive ... LP LP format
God's City's Sounds, 1989. Sealed ... $4.99
LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a name in pen.)
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All In The FamilyAll In The Family ... LP LP format
Atlantic, 1971. Near Mint- ... $0.99
Yipes, this must have been a clear indication of just how popular the show really was! The album's little more than bits lifted off the TV soundtrack – with bits that include "Why God Made Hands", "Sweety Pie Roger", "VD Day", "God is Black", and "Jury Duty". We're guessing that this one probably secretly sold more to the middle-American right wingers who were buying Barry Goldwater records a few years before – than it did to the New York liberals who could get the irony of the material. LP, Vinyl record album

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New Gene AmmonsGot My Own ... LP LP format
Prestige, 1973. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A more laidback set than usual from Ammons' early 70s stretch on Prestige – but a record that nicely gets back to that big-toned tenor sound he used often on ballads from earlier years! The combo mixes both electric piano and organ – the former from Hank Jones, the latter from Ernie Hayes – and drums are mostly by Idris Muhammad, but in a style that's a bit more roundly open and soul-based than some of his funkier jams. But there's still a nice groove to many numbers – a gentler one, with a sly undercurrent of soul – even on a few that feature fuller strings arranged by Ed Bogas. Titles include "God Bless The Child", "Strange Fruit", "Fine & Mellow", "Lady Sings The Blues", "Play Me", "Tin Shack Out Back", and "Ben". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Apollo Brown & Ras KassBlasphemy ... CD CD format
Mello Music Group, 2014. New Copy ... $13.99
Apollo Brown & Ras Kass team up – with guest appearances by Royce Da 5'9, Xzibit, Slaine, Sean Price, Pharoahe Monche and others. Includes "Next Caller", "How To Kill God", "Humble Pie", "Giraffe P**sy" with Royce Da 5'9, Xzibit & Bishop Lamont, ""Bon Voyage", "Francine", "Roses" feat 4 Rax, "Drink Irish" feat Slaine, Sick Jacken & Sean Price, "Deliver Us From Evil" and more. CD

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Jon Batiste & Stay HumanSocial Music ... CD CD format
Razor & Tie, 2013. Used ... $5.99
A really unique album from pianist Jon Batiste – a set that's straight jazz at some points, a bit Crescent City at others, but always with a feel that's very individual – and one of the freshest new styles we've heard in years! Jon's instrumental tracks are wonderful – full of rich feeling and color that comes not just from his own work on piano and other keyboards, but also from the quintet's instrumentation – which occasionally features tuba used in this unusual bassy-bottom mode – alongside great alto from Eddie Barbash. Some numbers are vocal tracks – with lyrics that are personal, and surprisingly powerful – usually relatively simple, but integrated with the instrumentation at a level that's very different than the usual jazz vocal mode. Titles include "It's Alright", "Lonely Cry In Manhattan", "D Sharp Movement 1", "The Spirit Is With Us", "Express Yourself", "Let God Lead", "San Spirito", and "Naima's Love Song". CD
(Penmark through barcode.)

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Beach BoysStack O Tracks (UK pressing) ... LP LP format
Capitol, 1968. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Beach Boys karaoke – or kind of a "music minus one" album – but whatever the case, the set's a pretty unique outing in the field of 60s pop! The record's exactly what the title promises – a "stack o tracks" from the group's earlier records – rhythm parts, some instrumental bits – all laid out with key guitar parts missing and no vocals at all – so that you can pick up your instrument and play along with the record – and maybe get your friends to harmonize too! At the time, the approach seemed somewhat crazy – but after spending decades tracking down Smile-era bootlegs of Brian Wilson studio tracks just like this, the record's got a surprising sort of brilliance – almost as if Brian had guessed there's be a market for his "studio progress" sort of material. Titles include "Darlin", "Salt Lake City", "Wild Honey", "Catch A Wave", "Wouldn't It Be Nice", "Surfer Girl", "God Only Knows", "Little Honda", and "Let Him Run Wild". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve.)

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New BeatnutsOff The Books (clean, dirty, tv track, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch 12-Inch
Relativity, 1997. Near Mint- ... $2.99
The Beatnuts continue the gimme-the-cash theme (see "Find That Sh*t", "Do You Believe In God") on the third single from the Stone Crazy LP, but this time they're hiding assets from the IRS. Nice guest vocals from Big Punisher and Cuban Links, not to mention the killer beat. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo, with marker.)

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Andy & The Bey SistersRound Midnight (original pressing) ... LP LP format
Prestige, 1965. Very Good+ ... $29.99
One of the rare few records recorded by a young Andy Bey and his sisters! The group was an obscure jazz harmony trio formed by Andy in his earlier years – and it features him on piano, joining with the vocals of his two sisters Salome and Geradine Bey – in a soulful, moody style that's unlike anything else we can think of! Their three heavenly voices are backed by Kenny Burrell's guitar, Milt Hinton's bass, and Osie Johnson's drums, and there's lots of room around the arrangments for the Beys to stretch out and sing beautifully. Includes a haunting arrangment of "Round Midnight", plus "God Bless The Child", "Everytime We Say Goodbye", "Solitude", and the "Love Medley". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover is great on front – and has some very interesting jazz DJ notes on back.)

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Big BoysLullabies Help The Brain Grow (limited edition cassette) ... Cassette
Modern Classics/Burger, 1983. New Copy ... $7.99 12.98
Early 80s underground rock from 80s punk genre blenders Big Boys – a band that would go from furious hardcore blasts, to horn heavy punk funk from one track to the next – and sometimes in the same track! There was really no one exactly like the Big Boys back then, and they trailblazed paths for a lot of bands we'd associate with the southern California "skake rock" in the years to come – which is especially fascinating, given that The Big Boys are from Austin, TX! As varied as their approach is, it's ultimately still in the punk wheelhouse, thanks to raw production – courtesy of SST records house producer Spot – and the bands manic energy and really reckless lyrics. Includes "We Got Your Money", "Lesson", "Funk Off", "I'm Sorry", "We're Not In It To Lose", "Gator F**kin", "Brick Wall", "Baby Let's Play God" and more. Cassette
(Cassette co-released with Burger Records and limited to 500 hand-numbered copies in our exclusive tip-on tape box.)

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Big BoysLullabies Help The Brain Grow (with download) ... LP LP format
Modern Classics, 1983. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $14.99
Early 80s underground rock from 80s punk genre blenders Big Boys – a band that would go from furious hardcore blasts, to horn heavy punk funk from one track to the next – and sometimes in the same track! There was really no one exactly like the Big Boys back then, and they trailblazed paths for a lot of bands we'd associate with the southern California "skake rock" in the years to come – which is especially fascinating, given that The Big Boys are from Austin, TX! As varied as their approach is, it's ultimately still in the punk wheelhouse, thanks to raw production – courtesy of SST records house producer Spot – and the bands manic energy and really reckless lyrics. Includes "We Got Your Money", "Lesson", "Funk Off", "I'm Sorry", "We're Not In It To Lose", "Gator F**kin", "Brick Wall", "Baby Let's Play God" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Very nicely done, deluxe reissue from Modern Classic – with tip on gatefold sleeve, reproduction of the original insert and more. Includes download.)

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Blu & NottzGods In The Spirit EP ... CD CD format
Coalmine, 2014. New Copy ... $11.99
A strong quartet of cuts by Blu & Nottz – plus guests that include Homeboy Sandman, Aloe Blacc, Sene & Johaz and more – plus some bonus remixes, instros and acapellas! Includes "Boyz II Men" feat Nitty Scott (plus instrumental version and a remix by Diamond D), MC, "Creme Of The Crop" feat Versis & Scienze, "Crooks In Castles" feat Anthm, Homeboy Sandman, Sene & Johaz, "End Of The World" feat Rashad (plus remix and instrumental), and "God S**t" feat Aloe Blacc Co$$ & Definite Mass (plus acapella version). CD

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New David BowieTonight ... LP LP format
EMI, 1984. Very Good ... $3.99
Titles include "Loving The Alien", "God Only Knows", "Don't Look Down", "Tonight", "Neighborhood Threat", "Blue Jean", and "I Keep Forgetting". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Charles BrimmerExpression Of Soul ... LP LP format
Chelsea, 1975. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A great album of southern soul tracks – oddly placed on the Chelsea label, which mostly did disco and pop soul records at the time – but who come through strong for Charles, making the record sparkle like some indie effort from below the Mason/Dixon line! Senator Jones did the production for the record, and Brimmer wrote most of the tracks – and the overall feel is in a warm deep soul mode, similar to some of the more sophisticated work coming out of Muscle Shoals a few years before, or the Jackson, Mississippi sound that was just beginning to take root. Titles include "Music Is Funky (Is It Alright)", "Love Me In Your Own Way", "Just Another Morning", and "God Bless Our Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a "sound purchase" sticker on the back.)

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Jaimeo BrownTranscendence ... CD CD format
Motema, 2013. New Copy ... $7.99 14.99
A compelling conception from drummer Jaimeo Brown – a set that mixes the jazz performance of his trio with inspiration from older gospel music – in particular the famous work of the Gee's Bend Singers, who are sampled here on a number of tracks! About half the record draws vocals from vintage Gee's Bend recordings – and the other half shifts between instrumental passages, and other new vocal performances with singer Selah Brown, Marisha Brown, and Falu. At the core, Brown's trio keeps things on edge, and pushes the project far from hoke with their nicely dark tones – subtle work on drums from Jaimeo, plus tenor from JD Allen and guitar from Chris Sholar. Titles include "Mean World", "You Can't Hide", "Patience", "Power Of God", "Be Free", "You Needn't Mind Me Dying", and "Baby Miesh". CD

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New Oscar Brown Jr.Tells It Like It Is/In A New Mood ... CD CD format
Columbia/Collectables, Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
2 of Oscar Brown's classic Columbia albums – back to back on one CD! Tell It Like It Is is a great early album by Oscar – one that focuses on his own compositions, and a few other hip tunes written by other jazz players, with new vocals added by Oscar! These kind of tracks are the stuff that made him a legend instantly – strongly voiced vocal tunes, handled with a flair that few other singers could match, save for Jon Hendricks, who also shared Oscar's talent for crafting a jazz-based lyric. Arrangements are by Oscar's hometown talent Floyd Morris – and titles include "One Foot In the Gutter", "The Snake" (later covered by Al Wilson), "So Help Me (A Little 3/4 For God & Co)", "The Tree & Me", and marvelous lyrical versions of Miles Davis' "All Blues" and Duke Pearson's "Jeanine". Essential stuff for jazz juice fans! In A New Mood is a tight set featuring Oscar Brown Jr. performing jazz material written (mostly) by other composers, shifting the focus away from his earlier records, which have more of his own compositions. Ralph Burns and Al Cohn handled the arrangements – and Oscar sparkles with a straight jazz flair on tracks that include Mood Indigo", "Hey There", "Go Down Moses", "Where or When", and "Straighten Up and Fly Right". CD

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Bush BabeesGravity ... CD CD format
Warner, 1996. Used ... $6.99
While we did like the Bush Babees first LP, it veered a bit further into the commercial realm than we care for on some cuts, probably due to Jermaine Dupri's involvement. This second effort, available only as a promo on vinyl, is the one to check for. There's less of the ragga style here, and tight post-Native Tongues production by Mr. Man, Shawn J Period, the Ummah, Rahzel and Pos of De La. In fact we'd be tempted to call this second generation Native Tongues, if it didn't stand so well on it's own, and merit guest spots that seem more like full fledged participation by Q-tip and Mos Def. Includes "God Complex", "Melting Plastic", "The Love Song", "Gravity", "Wax", "3 MCs", "Rock roots", "SOS", "Maybe", "The Beatdown", "The Ruler", "In Meh Dreams" and "The Ninth Presentation". CD
(Out of print.)

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CanOut Of Reach (180 gram pressing with bonus download) ... LP LP format
Mute, 1978. New Copy (reissue)... $14.99 20.98
The rhythms really take off in this late 70s burner from Can – a record that re-focuses their energy a bit from before, but with a blend of elements that's still more amazing than most of their contemporaries! The record intertwines heavy drums from Jaki Liebezeit with percussion from Reebop Kwaku Baah and basslines from Rosko Gee – all with this strong focus on the rhythms that's sometimes skittish, sometimes straightforward, but always progressively stepping ahead into the next musical moments – which often include loads of keyboard lines from Irmin Schmidt and fuzzy guitar work from Michael Karoli! Vocals stand out on a few tracks, but others are more instrumentally focused – and titles include "Serpentine", "Give Me No Roses", "Like Inobe God", "November", "Pauper's Daughter & I", and "One More Day". LP, Vinyl record album

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Doug CarnRevelation ... LP LP format
Black Jazz, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $9.99
The Black Jazz recordings of Doug Carn are always a revelation – some of the most powerful, progressive work on the American underground of the early 70s – music that got Carn into way more record collections than you might expect! The sound here is a perfect summation of Doug's early genius – his own work on organ and keyboards, never overdone and mixed perfectly with a righteous array of acoustic sounds from Rene McLean on alto and tenor and Olu Dara on trumpet – both players who soar to the skies on waves of energy begun by Carn! Wife Jean Carn sings on a number of tracks – with this heavenly style that's mighty righteous – every bit as soulful as her later work at Philly International, but in a very different way. The set includes Doug's great reading of "Naima" – plus other wonderful cuts that include "Power & Glory", "Feel Free", "Jihad", "Fatherhood", and "God is One". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sam CookeTribute To The Lady ... CD CD format
Keen/Andex (Spain), 1959. Used ... $9.99
An early gem from the great Sam Cooke – a pre-RCA session, but one that already has Sam showing a stronger jazzy side of his talents – as you might guess from the title! The Lady, in this case, is the late Billie Holiday – recently passed at the time of this recording, and lovingly paid tribute to by a young Sam Cooke – with vocals that have a perfect blend of sweet and raspy to really unlock the tension in Holiday's music – yet also deliver the sound with a much different vibe overall. The set's a great example of how strongly Cooke could sing in a sophisticated jazzy style – and he does a great job with Holiday standards like "God Bless The Child", "Solitude", "Lover Girl", and "They Can't Take That Away From Me". Rene Hall did the orchestrations – and the album's an interesting example of how Cooke, like Holiday, could work within conventional forms to work a subtly progressive agenda! CD
(Out of print.)

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Karen Dalton1966 (plus download) ... LP LP format
Delmore, 1966. New Copy ... $19.99
The third in a series of unearthed archival release of treasures by 60s folk singer, guitarist and banjo player Karen Dalton from Delmore Recordings – and it's also the third completely beautiful and revelatory Karen Dalton release from Delmore Recordings! For years, Dalton was best known by her peers in the early 60s folk community, particularly the Greenwich Village scene, where she was beloved by Dylan and other soon-to-be giants. Thanks in no small part to the great stuff brought to light by Delmore and the stellar Light In The Attic reissues, she's finally getting an audience beyond pivotal fellow musicians, which is truly thrilling. 1966 features songs recorded that year in her cabin in Summerville, Colorado – between the Green Rocky Road recordings of a few years earlier and the recordings that would make up her first official album, which wouldn't be released until '69. She's sometimes accompanied by Richard Tucker on guitar and vocal duets. Karen was infamously self-conscious on stage and in the studio, so these informal home recordings find her at her intimate, soulful best. Includes one the best versions of Tim Hardin's "Reason To Believe" we've ever heard, plus "Katie Cruel", "Cotton Eyed Joe", "Green Rocky Road", "God Bless The Childen", "Other Side To This Life", "Don't Make Promises", "Mole In The Ground", "Misery Blues", "Little Bit Of Rain" and more. Also includes excellent notes by Ben Edmonds. LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl version includes and 8" X 10" color portrait plus a code for digital download.)

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Eddie Davis/Charlie VenturaBattle Of Saxes ... LP LP format
King, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $29.99
Tremendous tenor work from both parties involved – but especially from Eddie Davis, who always sounds wonderful on his early sides for King! Davis has a clear, clean tone that's totally great – and given the short space of these tunes, he really gets a lot done with a little – in a tight way that's somewhat different than his later sides for Prestige. Backing on the Davis sides includes some organ – probably by Shirley Scott – and titles include "Mean To Me", "All Of You", "Out Of Nowhere", "All God's Chillun Got Rhythm", and "If I Were A Bell". Charlie Ventura's great too – a bit more modern, almost, than on some of his better-known sides – and playing with a mean, lean, boppish tone. Ventura titles include "Liza", "Give Me The Simple Life", "If I Had You", and "I Can't Give You Anything But Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label King pressing. Cover has some tape on the seams.)