A chilling statement from the west coast scene of the 70s – the first album from The Watts Prophets, the ultra-powerful group who emerged from the LA turmoil of the 60s. Like the Last Poets, the group blends together righteous spoken word passages and some spare rhythms and a touch of jazz ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the best funky soul albums to come from the LA scene of the 70s – a relatively obscure indie set, but one that's shone brightly for years, thanks to attention from a host of global DJs! The style here is partly clubby, partly funk – with lots of jazzy touches that come from the ... (Soul) read moreCD
A great little live set from the time that Dizzy had Lalo Schifrin playing piano in his group – and one that we think was recorded much earlier (early 60s?) than the 1979 date on the cover! The tracks are long and Latin-inflected – very much like the studio work the pair did together ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Bob Marley & The Wailers —
Shakedown ... LP ALA, 1960s. Very Good ...
Just Sold Out!
Early Leslie Kong produced sides of groovy rocksteady, voiced by a young Bob Marley, dug up and re-released after he became an international reggae phenomenon. While this clearly an attempt to cash in on his success, it's still some really great early stuff, and nice to have on vinyl, too! 10 ... (Reggae) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A rare bit of hardcore poetry by the Watts Prophets – the legendary LA group who were kind of a west coast answer to the Last Poets! The group have a sound that's as striking as the best early work by The Last Poets – a hard-hitting blend of poetry, rhythms, and righteous energy – ... (Soul) read moreCD