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Jaco PastoriusJaco Pastorius Anthology – The Warner Brothers Years (180 gram pressing) (2015 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Warner/Rhino, Early 80s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.98
Stunning work from bassist Jaco Pastorius – a player who'd already wowed audiences with his seminal 70s sides with Weather Report, and on his own – but an artist who really finds a way to grow even more on these early 80s sessions for Warner Brothers! Pastorious continues to push the electric bass into so many different spaces – from fast rhythmic riffs, almost like a drum – to spare, ethereal lines that have a very evocative quality – to meloic pulses that make Jaco as important to his generation as Jimmy Blanton was to a previous era. Many numbers here feature largeish lineups – with musicians who include Michael Brecker, Wayne Shorter, and Bob Mintzer on tenor; Hubert Laws on flute, Peter Erskine on drums, Don Alias on percussion, Toots Thielemans on percussion, and Randy Brecker on trumpet – and titles include a previously unreleased version of "Donna Lee" – plus songs recorded with other artists – "Nativity" with Airto, and "Mood Swings" with Mike Stern – as well as Jaco material from the albums Word Of Mouth, Birthday Concert, and Word Of Mouth Big Band Live in Japan. Titles include "Okonkole Y Trompa", "Sophisticated Lady", "Fannie Mae", "Amerika", "Reza", "Punk Jazz", "Domingo", "Invitation", and "Chromatic Fantasy". LP, Vinyl record album
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Banda Black RioMaria Fumaca (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/Polysom (Brazil), 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $32.99
An excellent album by one of the greatest Brazilian funk bands ever – a wonderful blend of funk, jazz, and soul – and a set that rivals any of the best work coming from the US at the time! These guys are right on the money right from the start – moving through sharp changes with effortless ease, yet never in a way that's too slick or commercial – kind of like that perfect balance that Kool & The Gang hit for just a few records in the mid 70s – but with more of a Brazilian feel overall. Jazzy licks abound – and the keyboards, guitar, and horns are just great – but the set's also got some more regional percussion, too – which really rounds out the record wonderfully. The grooves all have a really universal appeal – essential for any fan of funky sounds – and titles include "Mr Funky Samba", "Junia", "Casa Forte", "Na Baixa Do Sapateiro", "Lelbon Via Vaz Lobo", "Baia", "Maria Fumaca", and "Metalurgia". LP, Vinyl record album

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Flaming LipsImagene Peise - Atlas Eets Christmas ... LP
Warner, 2007/2014. New Copy ... $14.99 15.98
Flaming Lips playing under the pseudonym Imagene Peise in 2007 – with tripped out holiday cover tunes and more! Imagene Peise is conceptualized as the work of a jazz piano player from Tikrit, Iraq of all places – and the sound is a pretty wonderful mix of Eastern psych-steeped piano and waves of swirling, very Lips-like droning atmosphere. Pretty piano leads the way, with more oddball synth, a bit of sitar, some weirdly effected vocals (which would be a dead giveaway if you didn't already know this was the Lips, as Wayne Coyne is the only human voice that sounds like this) and other elements. Includes "Winter Wonderland", "Silver Bells", "White Christmas (Binson Echorec Sleigh Ride", "Merry Christmas To You", "Altas Eets Christmas", "Frosteeeee" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Gang Of FourSolid Gold (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.99
A stunning second set from the mighty Gang Of Four – and a record that's got all the power and politics of their famous Entertainment debut! The set's got some wonderfully heavy basslines amidst the scratchy guitar that makes the group so great – but nothing's too polished, certainly not as in their crossover club modes to come – and the call/response vocal style of Andy Gill and Jon King is tremendous – a very fresh way to deliver the message, and one that's still never been matched all these many years later. Titles include "Paralyzed", "What We All Want", "Why Theory", "If I Could Keep It For Myself", "Cheeseburger", "The Republic", "Outside The Trains Don't Run On Time", "In The Ditch", "A Hole In The Wallet", and "He'd Send In The Army". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Gang Of FourSongs Of The Free (180 gram splattered colored vinyl) (2015 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Warner, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99
Quite possibly our favorite Gang Of Four album – and the one in which their funk approach really seems to work! The album's got a camp appeal that can't be denied – known famously for it's big post-disco hit "I Love A Man In Uniform" – but overall the whole thing actually seems pretty well thought out – taking the heady politics of earlier records, and putting them into catchy guitar-driven dancefloor tracks that clearly get the message out to a whole new audience of converts! Titles include "Call Me Up", "I Love A Man In Uniform", "Life It's A Shame", "I Will Be A Good Boy", "The History Of The World", "Muscle For Brains", "Of The Instant", and the sublime William Blake-inspired groover "We Live As We Dream, Alone". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Louise HuebnerSeduction Through Witchcraft (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner, Late 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Seduction and witchcraft aren't really two words we'd readily associate with each other – but sexy witch Louise Huebner manages to make both of them work together nicely! The album's quite an odd one – in which the self-proclaimed modern witch Huebner speaks about lots of spooky stuff – telling you how to cast spells, invoke various demons, and unlock magical energy. Her voice is recorded with lots of echoey effects – and there's some great backings behind her – "cybernetic music" from the legendary team of Louis and Bebe Barron, who both really help add to the spooky feel of the set! Titles include "The Colepterous Charm", "The Turkish Bean Spell For Tender Love", "The Emotional Bondage Spell", "Demon Spell For Energy", "Earthquake Spell For Unwanted Lovers", and "Seduction Spells From Around The World". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jesus & Mary ChainBarbed Wire Kisses – B-Sides & More (180 gram blood red colored vinyl) (2015 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Warner, Mid/Late 80s. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $34.99
Prime period B-Sides, live recordings and other rarities from The Jesus & Mary Chain – great stuff from the first 5 or 6 years of their career – creatively up there with their best work ever! As dark-edged as the band is, they've often worn their influences on their sleeves over the years, be it the proto rock rawness of Bo Diddley, the catchy vocal style of early Beach Boys (though layered in razor wire) or the moody freneticism of Can – and they're all the more open with them on this collection,while still sounding like quintessential JMC. Classic! Includes "Kill Surf City", "Surfin' USA", "Upside Down", "Swing (Darklands Outtake)", "Just Out Of Reach", "Head", "Cracked", "Here It Comes Again", "Bo Diddley Is Jesus", "Rider", "Don't Ever Change", "Sidewalking", "Who Do You Love" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Joy DivisionStill (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Factory/Warner, Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $32.99 34.99
The last full chapter in the legacy of Joy Division – an album that ws issued in the wake of the untimely early death of Ian Curtis – a special double-length set that brought together all the unreleased material at the time! The package features a number of tracks that the group were working on before Curtis died – material that still shows a much more Joy Division-centric aesthetic than the sound of New Order to come – and the package also features live material from 1980 – an interesting change from the studio sound of the group (even though the whole set was still produced by Martin Hannett!) Features the group's famous cover of "Sister Ray", plus "Glass", "The Only Mistake", "The Sound Of Music", "Exercise One", "Dead Souls", "Walked In Line", "Ceremony", "Shadowplay", "Transmission", "Decades", "Digital", and "New Dawn Fades". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful package – very heavy vinyl, and a very well-done cover!)

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Joy DivisionUnknown Pleasures (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Factory/Warner, 1979. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
A stunning little record – and one that still chills us to the bone after all these years! The set's the first (and one of the few) from Joy Division – and really set a whole new standard for the post-punk underground – thanks partly to the group's brooding sense of darkness, but also to the brilliant production from Martin Hannett – who uses slight bits of electronics to augment the group's stark guitars and Ian Curtis' moody vocals. The whole thing's a classic – and titles include "Disorder", "She's Lost Control", "New Dawn Fades", "Interzone", and "I Remember Nothing". LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice heavy vinyl – and a texured cover, like the original UK pressing!)
Also available Unknown Pleasures ... LP 29.99

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PoguesRum Sodomy & The Lash (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Stiff/Warner, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 21.98
Here's the rawer of the 2 greatest albums by The Pogues – preceding the more melodic If I Should Fall From Grace With God – balancing punk rock urgency and old soul poetry like no other band ever could. Producer Elvis Costello made it his mission to stay the hell out of the way and just capture the band in all their shambling, boozy glory, and that he does. Underneath his slurred vocals, Shane MacGowan was starting to become one of greatest songwriters ever, and bands punk fueled take in tradition Irish acoustic music some of the most exciting music we could ever hope to hear. Includes "The Sick Bed Of Cuchulainn", "The Old Main Drag", "Wild Cats In Kilkenny", "Dirty Old Town", "Jesse James", "Billy's Bones", "The Gentleman Soldier", "A Pair Of Brown Eyes" and "Navigator". LP, Vinyl record album

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ReplacementsTwin Tone Years (4LP box set) ... LP
Twin Tone/Warner, Early/Mid 80s. New Copy 4LP ... $69.99 74.98
The first 4 records by The Replacements – the underrated Sorry Ma, Forgot The Take Out The Trash and Stink, plus the classics Hootenanny and Let It Be – recorded for Twin Tone in the first half of the 80s, and compiled here in a handsome 4LP box set! Early in their run, on the first 2 LPs in this set, they're almost hiding their love for sloppy, passionate rock & roll in more of a caterwauling post punk mode, they really start to branch out a bit on Hootenanny, then reach an inarguable peak on Let It Be. It's great to have these records in a box set, as it chronicles one of most fascinating maturation processes of any rock band in the 1980s – on top of each record being total blast on its own! LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Roger (Roger Troutman)Many Facets Of Roger (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
There's many facets of Roger – and they're all pretty darn funky! From this vantage point, all we can think of is that Roger Troutman must have had some sort of crystal ball to see into the hip hop sampling future – either that, or he was busy cooking up west coast gangster funk drones in some secret So Cal laboratory! Whatever the case, though, the record's a classic in the Troutman/Zapp catalog – and features a sparkling west coast take on electro – offered up with lots of popping basslines, snapping electric kickdrums, and a truckfull of vocoder! There's also some pretty nice guitar in the mix – especially on the good jazzy groover "Chunk Of Sugar", which sounds like it's from a completely different record. Other tracks include "Maxx Axe", "Do It Roger", "So Ruff, So Tuff", and "Blue". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Allen ToussaintLife, Love & Faith (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner/4 Men With Beards, 1972. New Copy ... $18.99 21.98
Excellent work from New Orleans soul legend Allen Toussaint – and a set that may well be his funkiest album ever! The set features 12 tracks from the early 70s – a time when Toussaint was mixing a bit of funk into the heavy soul mix that he'd had from his early days in the Crescent City scene – coming up with a blend that's even darker, and more powerful than all his famous production and projects of the 60s! And while some of Allen's later work tended towards cliche, this record captures him right at that perfect point when all of this was totally fresh – delivered with a razor-sharp edge, and with great instrumental help from New Orleans legends like Leo Nocentelli, Zig Modeliste, and George Porter Jr – all of whom make the album groove harder than most of the other soul albums on Warner at the time. Titles include "Soul Sister", "Victims Of The Darkness", "Am I Expecting Too Much", "Out Of The City", "Goin Down", "Electricity", "Fingers & Toes", and "On Your Way Down". LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd Street BandYou're So Beautiful (180 gram vinyl) ... LP
Warner, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
The last album recorded by Charles Wright with the Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band – and a set that's even more stretched out and trippy than their other albums! Gone are the tight short cuts of earlier days, and in their place are longer messed-up funky numbers that have more of a jamming party feel – tunes that let the whole group open up in a relaxed and soulful mode that must have been plenty great to see happening live in the studio! Charles sings in a style that mixes straighter soul with "crazy man" kind of lyrics – of the sort that he later sang on his own LPs – and the album features the wicked tune "Express Yourself II", a great follow-up to the first one, done in a more open-styled way, but still with the same hook and rhythm! Other tracks include "Just To Settle My Nerves", "Let's Make Love Not War", "What Can You Bring Me?", "Your Love", and "You're So Beautiful". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available You're So Beautiful ... LP 14.99

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ZappNew Zapp IV U (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1985. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
Zapp at the height of their powers – a bit more focused than before, but every bit as funky! Roger's production here is impeccable – done with a great ear for the most soulful side of the group's talents, which keeps them far from some of the more commercial groups who were copping their vibe, but never got things right. Great proof of this is the mellow cut "Computer Love" – a slow stepper that has the group showing their sweeter side, but never losing their cool – a bit like some of the best Fatback ballads of the early 80s. Other cuts are mostly funky – filled with tight basslines, keyboards, and electro bits – and tunes include "It Doesn't Really Matter", "Radio People", "Rock N Roll", "Make Me Feel Good", and "Ja Ready To Rock". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available New Zapp IV U ... CD 13.99

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VariousMorning Of The Earth ... LP
Warner/Anthology, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $17.99 18.98
The Americans may have invented the surfing film, but the Australians really took it to a new level – creating these amazing movies that were very trippy, and very spiritual – showing a real connection between their surf culture and the natural rhythms of the planet! Morning Of The Earth is possibly the greatest of these films – and sports a really amazing soundtrack that goes way way beyond any surf sounds you might expect – to include these really beautiful, really thoughtful tunes that lie somewhere in the more cosmic side of the singer-songwriter spectrum! The music is really great – so much so that the soundtrack has almost gone onto have more of a life than the film – and although few artists here are well-known outside of Australia, they represent an apex of creative material that rivals some of the best sounds coming from the American west coast at the end of the 60s. Most tracks have a really trippy undercurrent – and titles include "Morning Of The Earth" and "Getting Back" by G Wayne Thomas, "I'm Alive" and "Ullawatu" by Peter Howe, "Making It On Your Own" and "Come With Me" by Brian Cadd, "First Things First" and "Bali Waters" by Taman Shud, "Simple Ben" by John J Francis, "Awake" by Ticket, and "I'll Be Alright" by Terry Hannagan. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAOR Breaks ... LP
Warner (Australia), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP ... About April 22, 2015 (delayed)
Back in the day, it seemed like the only real source for hip hop was old funk and soul records – yet over the years, as production advanced, DJs found plenty of great grooves back in the 70s mainstream – by pillaging great records like this from the glory days of AOR! The set may well be one of the most unique sample collections we've ever heard – as it features a shameless collection of AM radio goodies from the 70s – but which have all grown to live anew in the hands of artists like Biz Markie, Warren G, Nas, Kanye West, Wiz Khalifa, De La Soul, and others! Some of these are tracks we always liked back in the day – numbers that really stood out from others in the mainstream mix – but they seem to get even more of a sparkle in a set like this, especially given the familiarity of the tunes from their re-use in hip hop tracks. Titles include "Lowdown" by Boz Scaggs, "Sailing" by Christopher Cross, "I Keep Forgettin" by Michael McDonald, "Give Me The Night" by George Benson, "Woman To Woman" by Joe Cocker, "Fly Like An Eagle" by Steve Miller, "Africa" by Toto, "I Can't Go For That" by Hall & Oates, "Summer Breeze" by Seals & Crofts, "This Is It" by Kenny Loggins, "Mr Blue" by Michael Franks, and "Tightrope" by Electric Light Orchestra. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousWizards Of Oz – A Monstrous Psychedelic Bubble Exploding In Your Mind – Compiled & Mixed By The Amorphous Androgynous ... LP
Festival/Warner (Australia), Late 60s/2015. New Copy 2LP ... About April 22, 2015 (delayed)
A treasure trove of rare and underground psychedelia – all hand-picked, and mixed together in one massive 2CD set by the Amorphous Androgynous! Psych had a great run in Australia in the 60s – and continued strongly over the decades – partly because the Australian underground was so remote, and so un-trendy, it was often a place where artists didn't have to quickly abandon some styles, and move quickly into new ones. That rich legacy is presented here – in a collection that's heavy on late 60s and early 70s tracks, but which also features material from all other decades too – really beautifully chosen, and laid together in a way that the space of years doesn't ever show at all – thanks to the sonic genius of The Amorphous Androgynous. Titles include "Waves Of Aquarius" by Kanguru, "Matter Of Time" by Railroad Gin, "12Lb Toothbrush" by Madder Lake, "Moulding Of The Red Earth" by Rob Thomsett, "Governor Lane" by Sjc Powell, "The Real Thing" by Russell Morris, "Gods Of Norse" by Cybotron, "H Tuom Tuhs" by The Missing Links, "It Is Not Meant To Be" by Tame Impala, "Fantastic Explosion Of Time" by Pond, "Walking" by Ash Grunwald, and "Mercy Killing" by The Sunset Strip. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousYAORcht Rock ... LP
Warner (Australia), 1970s. New Copy 2LP ... About April 22, 2015 (delayed)
A smooth set of grooves from the 70s – just the kind of cool compressed pop that used to fill the 70s AM radio airwaves when we were kids – and which sounds even better in a hip compilation like this! The package doesn't go for easy hits – and instead digs deep into the treasure trove of 70s album-oriented rock – to find cuts that really glow anew in each others' company, filled with surprises that we never would have expected! Some folks have taken to calling these sounds "yacht rock" – but to us, the sound is pure 70s at its best – a sublime batch of tracks that includes "Georgy Porgy" by Toto, "Wait A Little While" by Kenny Loggins, "Here To Stay" by Boz Scaggs, "Fazon" by Sopwith Camel, "Whatcha Gonna Do For Me" by Average White Band, "Tranquilo" by Carly Simon, "Nightmoves" by Michael Franks, "Steal Away" by Robbie Dupree, "Tin Man" by America, "She's Gone" by Hall & Oates, "Midnight Prowl" by JD Souther, and "Ride Like The Wind" by Christopher Cross. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ B-52sLive! 8-24-1979 (gold colored vinyl) (2015 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Rhino/Warner, 1979. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A first ever release of this killer B-52s live set – recorded in 1979, shortly after the release of their first record – opening for the Talking Heads in Boston! The band is in peak early form here, really throwing a hell of a great party on stage, with a set that's heavy on classics from first and second albums, the latter of which wouldn't even be released until the following year! Includes "52 Girls", "606-0842", "Devil In My Car", "Dance This Mess Around", "Rock Lobster", "Strobe Light" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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Gram ParsonsGP (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Warner, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
The seminal Gram Parsons solo debut, and arguably his most consistant post-Burritos album. GP is pretty much the record that put the country in country rock – with a sharp steel guitar cry throughout, an unpretentious proud/poor delivery, and those sweet harmonies with Emmylou Harris. The album is split pretty evenly between tunes penned by Parsons, and other writers who aren't as deeply celebrated, like the great Tompall Glaser. Includes "Still Feeling Blue", "We'll Sweep Out The Ashes In The Morning", "Streets Of Baltimore", "She", "That's All It Took", "Cry One More Time", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
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John FaheyOf Rivers & Religion (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Reprise, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $12.99
A really unique album by John Fahey – issued during a short stretch of initial mainstream approval, and a brief time of recording for Warner Brothers! Some of the album's quite different than the spare, solo Fahey you might know – and mixes his legendary guitar work with more elaborate elements than usual – additional instrumentation that includes bass, banjo, clarinet, piano, trombone, and fiddle – but all used at a level that really supports John's presence, not occludes it. Other tracks return to spare acoustic steel string guitar – creating an evocative balance that's mighty nice. Titles include "Funeral Song For Mississippi John Hurt", "Texas & Pacific Blues", "Dixie Pig Bar B Q Blues", "Lord Have Mercy Song", and "Deep River". LP, Vinyl record album

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Herbie HancockHerbie Hancock Septet – Live At The Boston Jazz Workshop (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hi Hat, 1973. New Copy 2LP ... $31.99
Sweet 70s electric work from the mighty Herbie Hancock – a live performance that's got some of the best spiritual elements of his late Warner Brothers years, mixed with some of the Headhunters modes to come! The album only includes two very long tracks – "Hornets" and "You'll Know When You Get There" – stretched-out, opened up, and with these magical moments from Eddie Henderson on trumpet, Benny Maupin on reeds, Julian Priester on trombone, and Buster Williams on bass. Billy Hart is on drums and "Scorch" plays congas – but both players sit back some times, and just let the magic happen from the other instrumentalists. And in addition to lots of keyboards from Hancock, Pat Gleeson adds in a bit more electronics to the mix as well. LP, Vinyl record album

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Linda JonesHypnotized (180 gram pressing – with bonus 7" single) (2015 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
Loma/Soul Brother (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99
One of the greatest female singers on the east coast scene at the end of the 60s – heard here on a classic Warner Brothers set that includes some of her best-remembered tracks! At some level, the set's a prequel to Linda's later recordings for the Stang/All Platinum label – as it features production and arrangements by the great George Kerr – who really has a way with slow-moving soul tunes, and the kind of sad-tinged tracks that Jones always did so well! Plus, his raw production really brings out some of the deeper soul qualities in Linda's voice – a mode that's quite a surprise at times, and presented here in a way that's far beyond any of the Aretha Franklin-styled cliches of other singers. Jones is a tremendously unique talent in female soul, and this album's her lasting legacy – a true treasure with cuts that include the hit "Hypnotized", plus loads of other nice ones like "Last Minute Miracle", "Give My Love A Try", "You Can't Take It", "What've I Done", and "I Can't Stand It". Also comes with a bonus 45 – with "I Just Can't Live My Life" and "My Heart Needs A Break"! LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousScience Fiction Park Bundesrepublik – German Home Recording Tape Music Of The 1980s ... LP
Cache/Finders Keepers (UK), 1980s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
Rare underground sounds from Germany in the 80s – unique 4-track home recordings that are low-fi and fringe-y, but also oddly tuneful and compelling! You can pretty much discard any preconceived notions of what you might expect from 80s underground Germany – there's hardly a strobe-lit club or nascent industrial rock sound to be found. The material has the faintest traces of things like the mid-to-late 70s nasty electro of Suicide, the arty weirdness of pre-Warner Brothers Devo, and other noisy electronic pioneers of the pre- and post-punk years – but it's ultimately very original and distinctly German. Includes "Science Fiction Park BRD" by Dit + USA, "La Zurete Nr 3" by ZSKA, "Die Bombe" by Das Gluck, "Chord Invasions" by Plastiktanz, "Vati Es Brennt" by Pyrolator, "Abbelstiel" by Diet, Do Yo Feel The Love Inside Me?" by Grune Rosen, "Enemies" by Twist Noir, "Ja Nein" by Holger Hiller and many more. 25 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album

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