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✨✧ Webster LewisLet Me Be The One ... LP
Epic, 1981. Very Good+ ... $7.99
A jazzy soul masterpiece from Webster Lewis – light years away from the rougher funk he cut at the start of the 70s! The album's beautifully put together – almost perfect at all points, at a level that we'd rank right up there with the best work by Leroy Hutson, Roy Ayers, or other contemporary maestros in the studio. Unlike some of the more commercial artists of his generation – who also came to soul through jazz – Webster doesn't push the hooks too hard, nor try too much for a hit. And instead, he's more than happy to stay in his own righteous space – with a sound that's smooth, but never slick – tight, but not uptight. He's got some great help on the record – including keyboards from Herbie Hancock and Skip Scarborough, guitar from David T Walker, and percussion from Willie Bobo – all of whom keep things cool. Vocals are handled by a number of singers, including Webster himself – and titles include "Bout The Love", "Let Me Be The One", "Love Won't Harm No One", "El Bobo", "Kemo Kemo", "A Quiet Thing", and "Flying High". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ VariousAmerican Folk Blues Festival – Live In Paris 20 Octobre 1962 (3CD set) ... CD
Fremeaux & Associates (France), 1962. New Copy 3 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A beautifully-recorded concert from early 60s Paris – one done as part of the legendary folk-blues tour, and featuring a great selection of musicians, all with introductions from Memphis Slim! Slim's a hell of an MC for the event, and really provides this warm context that seems to open up the singers and musicians – who play here in a style that's every bit as crucial and faithfully handled as some of the early 60s blues performances at Newport – with none of the fake modes you might fear from a performance of blues for European audiences. The 3CD package seems to capture the entire concert, even in the way that Memphis Slim helps move from artist to artist – and in addition to solo performances by John Lee Hooker, Shakey Jake, Willie Dixon, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, T Bone Walker, and Helen Humes – there's also a few numbers by the full ensemble of singers too. CD

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✨✧ VariousTwin Cities Funk & Soul – Lost R&B Grooves From Minneapolis/St Paul 1964 to 1979 (with download) ... LP
Secret Stash, Late 60s/1970s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rare soul from Minneapolis – a surprisingly great source for grooves in the years before Prince and Morris Day! Turns out, the Twin Cities were already funky, way before the Purple One came into being – as you'll hear in this wealth of rare singles from the late 60s on up through the 70s – all of them mighty darn soulful, and most of them pretty dang funky as well! The wealth of work is really surprisingly – with strong echoes of styles going on in the Chicago and Detroit scenes at the time, but maybe even more surprising, given that Minneapolis/St Paul didn't have nearly the same amount of resources. The package is easily one of the best ever done by the Secret Stash label – a set that really ups the level of their reissues – with a motherlode of killer cuts that include "Love Me Leave Me" by The Valdons, "Sweet Smell Of Perfume" by Maurice McKinnies & The Champions, "Work Your Flapper (part 1)" by Jackie Harris & The Champions, "She's A Whole Lot's A Woman" by Mojo & His Chi 4, "I Ain't Gonna Cheat On You No More" by Willie Walker, "Save Me" by Wanda Davis, "Saxophone Disco" by Morris Wilson, "Honey From The Bee" by Willie & The Bumblebees, "The Max" by Prophets Of Peace, "Get Up" by The Lewis Connection, and "Rusty McDusty" by Morris Wilson. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes album download.)

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✨✧ VariousTruckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels – The Blissed-Out Birth Of Country Rock Vol 6 – 1973 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1973. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A huge year for the blending of country styles and rootsy rock – a time in which the genre was known to some as "redneck rock", but often had a lot hipper sound than that name might imply! In fact, the track list here might well be a "who's who" of early 70s hipsters who worked in the genre – the kind of artists who were really experimenting at the time, and have gone onto influence a huge range of younger musicians over the course of decades – not just rock artists trying out some country flavors, but also older country artists whose careers were suddenly coming alive as they mixed in with the underground rock scene of the time. As with other volumes, the set list here is great – way past the hits, and often some more obscure tracks that really deserve new discovery here in the focus that the collection brings – along with the usual excellent level of notes and presentation we've come to expect from Bear Family. Titles include "San Antone" by Doug Sahm with Bob Dylan, "Salty Dog Blues" by Earl Scruggs Revue, "Mercedes Benz" by Goos Creek Symphony, "Crying Heart Blues" by The Band, "If You're Ever In Oklahoma" by JJ Cale, "Old Five & Dimers Like Me" by Billy Joe Shavers, "Getting By" by Jerry Jeff Walker, "Shotgun Willie" by Willie Nelson, "Pancho & Lefty" by Townes Van Zant, "Sold American" by Kinky Friedman, "Sleepless Nights" by Gram Parson & Emmylou Harris, "Take Me Back To Tulsa" by Asleep At The Wheel, "Dixie Chicken" by Little Feat, and lots lots more – 46 tracks in all! CD

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