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Bill AndersonFirst Ten Years 1956 to 1966 (4CD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About July 1, 2019 (delayed)

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Charline ArthurBurn That Candle ... LP
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A great collection of raw early work from Charline Arthur – a female singer who bridged hillbilly and rockabilly modes, in a similar style to the young Wanda Jackson! (Folk/Country) LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram pressing.)

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Mickey BakerRock With A Sock ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
Groundbreaking work from the great Mickey Baker – a postwar electric guitarist who maybe took the music from the bluesy territory of T Bone Walker, and helped push it forward to the earliest roots of rock and soul! Mickey recorded these searing singles for RCA subsidiaries Vik and Groove, ... (Soul) read more CD

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Bobby BareAll American Boy (4CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $92.99 129.99
The great start of the legendary Bobby Bare – a singer who'd move onto rich new territory in the 70s, but who was also pretty darn fantastic in his early years too! Bobby's a hell of a singer – and here, he makes some real magic with songs that run the gamut – in a package that ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Johnny BondPut Me To Bed – Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight ... CD
Columbia/Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
If you only know Johnny Bond from his big novelty hit of the 60s, you'll find plenty to discover here – as this package features the young Johnny Bond – a heck of honky tonk singer, and one with a great way around a romping hillbilly tune! A number of these tracks are from rare ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Billy BrownDid We Have A Party – Honky Tonk Heroes ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... About July 1, 2019 (delayed)
A wealth of work from the great Billy Brown – a singer who's maybe a bit less-remembered than some of his late 50s contemporaries – but one who's a hell of a rocker, and a great country vocalist too! The volume may be one of the best-placed in this excellent Honky Tonk Heroes series ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Cliff BrunerCliff Bruner & His Texas Wanderers (5CD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 30s/1940s. New Copy 5CD ... $109.99 149.99
A mindblowing set of work from Cliff Bruner – a western swing pioneer who never gets the same attention as Bob Wills – but who sounds equally great to our ears with the music on this set! The package is a great antidote to some of those cheaply-packaged collections from the 78rpm era ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Carl Butler & The Webster BrothersI Wouldn't Change You If I Could ... CD
Okeh/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Carl Butler hit big for Columbia Records in the 60s, but these sides are from well before that time – killer country material cut for both Columbia and Okeh, often with help from the tight Tennessee duo of Earl and James Webster! The pair harmonize behind Carl's deeper lead on a number of ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ CadillacsCadillacs Rock ... CD
Roulette/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the coolest collections of work we've ever seen by The Cadillacs – a set that definitely rocks, but which also presents the group in all their mad and many modes! In some ways, The Cadillacs were sort of an east coast counterpart to The Coasters – able to sing with as much ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Jo Ann CampbellBoogie Woogie Country Girl – Juke Box Pearls ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Jukebox pearls from the great Jo Ann Campbell – a unique singer who occupied a special place between country and pop, but who also had a fairly rocking style as well! Campbell's music here isn't entirely female rockabilly, but it's not far off either – often done with some really bold ... (Rock) read more CD

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Ray CampiEager Beaver Boy/Rockabilly Lives ... CD
Rollin Rock/Bear Family (Germany), 1974/1976. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
Two later albums from the great Ray Campi – an early rockabilly wildman, and one who managed to keep on going well through the 70s underground – all without losing a beat! Rockabilly Lives is the first album up here – recorded in LA in 1974, with this really raw sound, and a mode ... (Rock) read more CD

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Jumpin Bill CarlisleBusy Body Boogie – Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight ... CD
Mercury/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
Overlooked genius from Jumpin Bill Carlisle – one of those postwar hillbilly figures who should have gotten some credit for helping bring rock and roll into the world! Bill's style is upbeat, romping, and plenty jumping – as you can probably see by the way that Carlisle jumped straight ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Joe CarsonHillbilly Band From Mars ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Forget the novelty sound of the title, and get ready to discover a great country singer who should have been huge – the really wonderful Joe Carson, whose ability to inflect a tune reminds us of prime Lefty Frizzell or Webb Pierce at their best! These tracks are tight, focused, and never ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Leon ChappelAutomatic Mama ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Cool Capitol Records hillbilly sessions from Leon Chappel – but music that's done with a very different vibe than some of the other 50s work on the label! Most of the tunes here are pretty stripped-down – rootsy country, but with an ear for jazz, which comes through both in the ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Joe ClayDucktail ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)
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✨✧ Cochran BrothersComplete Cochran Brothers ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Tremendous work from the Cochran Brothers – a duo who weren't really brothers at all, and who would go on to greater fame as individuals once they broke up! Eddie Cochran hit some early rock and roll stardom by the end of the 50s, and Hank Cochran is well-remembered as a country songwriter, ... (Rock) read more CD

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David Allan CoeLonghaired Redneck/Rides Again ... CD
Columbia/Bear Family (Germany), 1976/1977. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
Two fantastic albums from the legendary David Allen Coe – back to back on a single CD! First up is Long Haired Redneck – one of the greatest albums ever from one of the greatest talents in 70s country music – and the kind of set that really helped the great David Allen Coe find ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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David Allan CoeMysterious Rhinestone Cowboy/Once Upon A Time ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1974/1975. New Copy ... $16.99 24.99
Two great outlaw country records on a single CD! David Allan Coe might be the scariest outlaw ever – If Waylon and Hag knew that the gates of hell were about to crack open and beckon them in they might have been as ornery as Coe. This Bear Family collection assembles the full Mysterious ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ CokersWe're Gonna Bop – The Complete Coker Family Recordings On Abbott & Decca 1954 to 1957 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The complete early recordings of The Coker Family – a multi-voiced family act from the Bakersfield scene of the 50s – working here in a very hip blend of country modes and early rockabilly styles! The tracks here offer different Coker family members in the lead – singers Al or ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Collins KidsRockin'est ... CD
Columbia/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
A killer collection from one of the coolest rockin acts of the 50s – a pair of younger kids, but who work together with a fire and frenzy that honestly beats most of the bigger rockabilly acts of the time! The Collins Kids are the stuff of legend – the kind of act that could hardly ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ Country All StarsJazz From The Hills ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Early 50s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The Country All Stars include Chet Atkins, Homer & Jethro and others. (Folk/Country) CD

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✨✧ Dick CurlessHard Hard Traveling Man (4CD set) ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Early 70s. New Copy 4 CDs ... Out Of Stock
The wonderful second chapter of work from Dick Curless – material from a much shorter stretch than the first, but which is maybe even better overall! Curless worked through a number of different modes at the start, before finding a great focus as a rich-voiced country singer with a focus on ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Link DavisBig Mamou ... CD
Okeh/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... $15.99 26.99
Link Davis is holding a saxophone on the cover, but he's also a hell of a fiddler too – and this huge collection of his music follows a strong shift in his style over the course of the 50s – from a rootsy cajun musician to one that's got more of a rocking vibe overall! The package ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Jimmy DayGolden Steel Guitar Hits/Steel And Strings ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1962. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
More super hot gee-tar slinging rescued from obscurity by Bear Family! Jimmy Day is another one of the all time great country guitarists who is better known as a sideman, having backed up Ray Price, Willie Nelson and others, as well is who know how much session work. But he also recorded some ... (Rock) read more CD

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Lee EmersonIt's So Easy For You To Be Mean ... CD
Columbia/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/1960s/1970s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
The only collection we've ever seen to feature the recordings of underground country singer Lee Emerson – a composer who gave plenty of other folks hits in the 50s, but who hardly got a chance to record on his own! Although, maybe we should take that back a bit – as the set features a ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Everly BrothersStudio Outtakes ... CD
Cadence/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A dream of a set for anyone who's ever loved the harmony sounds of The Everly Brothers – that compelling late 50s duo with roots in country, a reach towards rock, and an incredible style that really set them apart from the rest! All the tracks here are true alternates of gems from their ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ Narvel FeltsMemphis Days ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A lost chapter of work from the great Narvel Felts – an early rocker who recorded for Sun, hit big fame at Mercury, and somehow kept on going with a raw style that few of his contemporaries held on to over the years! Case in point is this set – which features a few rare 60s singles, ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ Jim FordBig Mouth USA – The Unissued Paramount Album ... CD
Paramount/Bear Family (Germany), 1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A heck of a great record from Jim Ford – an early 70s country outsider whose early work hardly got any circulation at the time – but who's managed to go on to become the stuff of legend over the years! This set's got Jim at his best – maybe sounding even more country than on his ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Jim FordUnissued Capitol Album ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The never-issued follow-up to Jim Ford's classic Capitol album Harlan County – the kind of set that could have made him another Kris Kristofferson, or at least a Billy Joe Shaver – had the record company thought to release this gem at the time! The music is very different than standard ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Lefty FrizzellSteppin Out – Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
The legendary king of the honky tonks in all of his glory – served up here in a mighty nice package that brings together Columbia Records classics, overlooked gems, and even some rare material pulled from unreleased and transcription sessions! The package is way better and way different than ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Don GibsonLegend In My Own Time ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
A killer collection that really gets right to the heart of the genius of the young Don Gibson – a singer who was raised up during the early years of rock (as you might guess form his hair on the cover) – but who was steadfastly country in his delivery, as part of a legacy that went on ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Nate GibsonNate Gibson & The Stars Of Starday (with bonus track) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Nate Gibson wrote the book on Starday Records – literally, a fantastic book on the history of the important rock and country music label – and here, he adds to the legacy of Starday by pulling together a host of older artists who recorded for the company, and taking them back in the ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Tompall GlaserAnother Log On The Fire – Hilbilly Central 2 (Tompall Sings The Songs Of Shel Silverstein/Great Tompall & His Outlaw Band/bonus tracks) ... CD
MGM/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
Two seminal 70s albums from Tompall Glaser – both recorded during the time he was one of the real outlaws working on the Nashville scene! On Sings The Songs Of Shel Silverstein, Tompall takes a page from the book of Bobby Bare – singing songs penned by the always-witty Shel, who'd made ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Merle HaggardHag – The Studio Recordings 1968 to 1976 (6CD set) ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 6CD ... Out Of Stock
A stunning selection of work from the great Merle Haggard – the second half of his Capitol Records studio career – some really amazing music that may well be even better than the sounds that first brought Haggard his fame! The box features 165 tracks in all, with over 20 unreleased ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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George Hamilton IVDrugstore's Rockin – To You & Yours ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About August 1, 2019 (delayed)

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✨✧ Eddie HillHot Guitar – Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Country music talent Eddie Hill is maybe best known to the world as the guy who gave the Louvin Brothers their first work, or as a big force on the Grand Old Opry – but he's also a hell of a guitarist who cut some fantastic sides during the postwar years – records that ring out with all ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, Big Bopper, & OthersGreat Tragedy – Winter Dance Party 1959 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A mighty tribute to one of the greatest tragedies in the early days of rock and roll – the plane crash that took the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper – the unfortunate outcome of the poorly-planned Winter Dance Party tour of the Midwest in 1959! This very cool ... (Rock) read more CD

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Jim & JesseJim & Jesse 1952 to 1955 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Early 50s. New Copy ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)

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✨✧ Sid King & The Five StringsGonna Shake This Shake Tonight ... CD
Columbia/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A killer collection of rare mid 50s Columbia Records singles by Sid King – a key figure in helping hillbilly music transition to rock and roll! Sid is probably more country than some of his rocking contemporaries, and the work here actually seems to be perfectly balanced between the two ... (Rock) read more CD

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Jimmie LogsdonI Got A Rocket In My Pocket – The Complete 50s Recordings ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)

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✨✧ John D LoudermilkBlue Train ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Great early work from John D Loudermilk – an artist who's maybe best remembered as the songwriter behind a big string of 60s hits for others, but who's also a heck of a great singer on his own! Loudermilk has this quality that's somewhat knowing, and maybe a bit sharper than the rest – ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Louvin BrothersClose Harmony (8CD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 8 CDs & Book ... $165.99 229.99
Whoa! An incredible, gargantuan 8 CD box set of the Louvin Brothers complete catalog for the Capitol, Apollo, Decca, and MGM labels in the late 50s and early 60s! Ira and Charlie are probably the greatest country harmony duo of all time – and the set is way too huge to even think about ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Barbara MasonYes, I'm Ready ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 60s. Used ... Out Of Stock
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(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Leon McAuliffeTulsa Straight Ahead – Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight ... CD
Columbia/Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Steel guitarist Leon McAuliffe first rose to fame in the band of Bob Wills, where he also returned in later years – but in the late 40s, Leon went solo, and recorded a host of really wonderful singles for Columbia Records! This set's overflowing with gems from that time – including a ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Edna McGriffStart Movin In My Direction – The Bell Recordings Plus – 1954 to 1959 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
A rare set of work from New York singer Edna McGriff – a vocalist who'd recorded more famously with Sonny Til of The Orioles, and with frequent partner, tenorist Buddy Lucas – but who's heard here on a strong batch of sides for the small indie Bell Records! The music ranges from raw ... (Soul) read more CD

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Mickey & SylviaLove Is Strange ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99 36.99
A fantastic set of tracks from one of the coolest soul music duos of all time – guitarist Mickey Baker and sweet-voiced Sylvia Vanderpool – who'd later rise to fame as Sylvia Robinson, the guiding force behind New Jersey soul in the 70s, and Sugarhill Records during the early years of ... (Soul) read more CD

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Roger MillerKing Of The Road ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), 1960s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
An excellent collection of vintage work from the great Roger Miller – and one that's got a bit more going on than you might expect! Sure, the title's taken from one of Roger's big hits of the 60s – but the bulk of the set features his more obscure RCA material from the years before he ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Roger MillerMan Like Me – The Early Years ... CD
Starday/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A much-needed look at the early years of Roger Miller – the chart-topping country star of the mid 60s, best known for a few key hits – but actually a well-traveled journeyman who spent cut many records before hitting the big time! Most of the work here is from the prime years of ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Jimmie C NewmanBop A Hula ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)

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✨✧ Eddie NoackPsycho – The K-Ark & All Star Recordings 1962 to 1969 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Some of the best-remembered work of Eddie Noack – a really unique country singer and songwriter, and one who wasn't afraid to dip into the darker corners of everyday life! The set's titled after the biggest track here – the chilling "Psycho", which is to Noack's career what ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Molly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain FolksMolly O'Day & The Cumberland Mountain Folks ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/Early 50s. New Copy 2CD ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)
Very nice late 40s female country vocals from Molly O' Day! Molly only recorded for a handful of years for Columbia Records, and most of that output is collected on this fine 2 CD set from Bear Family featuring close to 40 tracks. Molly had the way down home twang and soulful wail of the first ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Bonnie Owens with Merle HaggardQueen Of The Coast (4CD set) ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 4CD ... Out Of Stock
A long-overdue tribute to Bonnie Owens – a Bakersfield singer who's maybe best-remembered as the former wife of both Buck Owens and Merle Haggard – but who's also a hell of a talent in her own right! Bonnie's got a rich musical legacy that stretches back to before her association with ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Dan PennNobody's Fool ... LP
Bell/Bear Family (Germany), 1973. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A fantastic set from the legendary Dan Penn – an artist who's maybe known more as a songwriter, but who's finally been given his due as a singer over the years! Back in the day, Dan recorded this gem, but it quickly fell between the cracks of the too-wide music business – yet since ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Carl PerkinsDiscovering Carl Perkins – Eastview, Tennessee 1952/1953 (10 inch LP & CD) ... LP
Bear Family (Germany), Early 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Very early work from Carl Perkins – so early, in fact, that these tracks not only predate his important rockabilly classics at Sun Records, they also predate the rise of Elvis Presley as well! The music is raw and rocking right from the start, and the emergence of these sides may well have ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(First 1000 copies on colored vinyl – and limited and numbered!)

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PetardsHitshock (180 gram pressing – with poster) ... LP
Liberty/Bear Family (Germany), 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Maybe the standout album from The Petards – a German group who got their start during the big beat group boom, but who really start to trip out nicely on this album for Liberty! Lyrics are all in English, and sung in a freewheeling style that echoes some of the more soulful psych singers on ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes fold out poster.)

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PetardsPet Arts (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Liberty/Bear Family (Germany), 1971. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $28.99 47.99
A searing, sprawling double-length set from The Petards – an ultra-hip German group from the start of the 70s, and one who've got a really fantastic sound! The cover looks trippy, but these guys also have a nice sort of focus too – often using hard rock elements that really send things ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Piano Red & Dr FeelgoodDoctor's In (4CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. Used ... $49.99
Loads of rare recordings – including RCA and Okeh Records sessions, some from the early soul music years – with a great book of notes, too! (Blues) CD
(Out of print. Includes original box, book and all CDs in their cases.)

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✨✧ Prisonaires/Marigolds/SolotonesOnly Believe – Unissued & Rare Nashville Vocal Group Recordings ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Stunning sounds from the legendary Prisonaires – the important Memphis vocal group that first formed in prison, but was able to release a fair bit of commercial recordings over the years! The package is a great companion to previously-issued material on the group – as it features rare ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ Leroy PullinsI'm A Nut ... CD
Kapp/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Leroy Pullins is definitely a nut, but he's also a hell of a country singer – and one of the variety that reminds us that country music is often best taken with a sense of humor! Pullins has a wonderful voice, and a style that's open to some vocal trickery at certain moments – a bit ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Jerry ReedHere I Am ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Here's a side of Jerry Reed that few folks know about – late 50s material recorded for Capitol Records, many years before his big fame as a Nashville picker and one of the more outspoken singers in 70s country music! Yet even if Reed never hit big later, these sides would be more than enough ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Billy Lee RileyBilly Lee Riley Rocks ... CD
Sun/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the most hard-hitting in this great "rocks" series from Bear Family Records – and maybe one that features one of the artists most deserving the title, too – as the legendary Billy Lee Riley steps out here on a host of classic singles for Sun Records, unissued ... (Rock) read more CD

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Kenny RobertsJumpin & Yodelin ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About October 1, 2019 (delayed)

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✨✧ Jack ScottBallads Of Jack Scott ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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Johnny SeayBlue Moon Of Kentucky ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)

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✨✧ Del ShannonDrugstore's Rockin – Two Silhouettes ... CD
Big Top/Bear Family (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Vintage work from the great Del Shannon – a singer who came along when rock and roll was maturing a bit at the start of the 60s – and a talent whose pop placement on the chart sometimes obscured the deeper currents in his music! Del Shannon's a bit like Dion – known for a few big ... (Rock) read more CD

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Connie SmithBorn To Sing (4CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 60s. New Copy 4CD ... $92.99 139.99
The first fantastic chapter in the career of Connie Smith – all her RCA recordings from her first few years on the label – work that sees Connie as being maybe one of the most important female singers in a new generation of country music – and maybe one of the few who could ever ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ Rufus ThomasSun Years Plus – His R&B Recordings 1949 to 1956 ... CD
Sun/Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Early work from Rufus Thomas – rollicking rhythm & blues sides he cut for Sun Records early on in the pre-rock & roll years – plus more early work cut for the Star Talent, Meteor, Chess and Bullet labels! Given the soul genius that Rufus would later cut for Stax, it's not ... (Soul) read more CD

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Hayden ThompsonRock A Billy Gal – The Sun Years Plus ... CD
Sun/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 23.99
A fantastic collection of tracks by Hayden Thompson – an artist who briefly recorded for Sun Records at the end of the 50s, but who also left behind lots of other rare singles and other gems too! Hayden's not one of those more standard rockabilly singers – as he has this really raw, ... (Rock) read more CD

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Merle TravisFolk Songs Of The Hills/Songs Of The Coalmines ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Mid 40s/1963. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
A pair of classic albums from Merle Travis – recorded almost 20 years apart, but sounding wonderful together! Folk Songs Of The Hills is a fantastic early album from Merle – one that brings together some of his initial postwar recordings for Capitol Records, but with more voice between ... (Rock) read more CD

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Mack VickeryLive At The Alabama Women's Prison ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About September 1, 2019 (delayed)
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✨✧ Leona WilliamsYes Maam – He Found Me In A Honky Tonk (3CD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1970s/1980s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
A fantastic collection of work from one of the coolest, hippest female singers of the 70s and 80s – but an artist who doesn't always get her due! Leona Williams is best known for her association with Merle Haggard – both on and off stage – but she's also a wonderful talent in her ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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Link WrayLink Wray Rocks ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 24.99
Raw Link Wray in all of his glory – great work from the time when Link was more of a guitarist than a singer – with a searing sound that set the tone for countless generations to come! This beautifully-done package brings together Link Wray numbers from all his important early numbers ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ Faron YoungHi-Tone Poppa – Gonna Shake This Shack Tonight ... CD
Capitol/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Faron Young was one of the coolest, classiest country singers on Capitol Records in the 50s – but he was also an artist who could serve up a hell of a honky tonk tune when he wanted – as you'll hear in this wonderful collection of tracks from the best early years of his career! The set' ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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VariousAnother Banana Split Please – More Gems From The Good Old Summertime ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $8.99 12.99
A great set of tracks to celebrate the summer – mostly music that predates the big wave of beach and surf rockers of the 60s, and which show that there was still plenty of joy about the warmer months of the year during previous scenes in the postwar years! As with the earlier volume, the ... (Rock) read more CD

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VariousAutumn Leaves – 29 Gems For The Golden Season Of Indian Summer ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
A great little collection of autumn-themed tunes – and one that definitely lives up to the spirit of the Indian Summer in the title! By that, we mean that these songs are maybe more about the cycle of rebirth and new life that's triggered by fall – the shift away from the dog days of ... (Rock) read more CD

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VariousBakersfield Sound – Country Music Capitol Of The West 1940 to 1974 (10CD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1940s/1950s/1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 10CD ... $189.99 249.99
An amazing tribute to the Bakersfield scene – one that finally gives the California city the same sort of attention that we usually see in sets dedicated to Nashville! Bakersfield is well-known as the home of Merle Haggard and Buck Owens, but the city's got a long legacy of influencing ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBattleground Korea – Songs & Sounds Of America's Forgotten War (4CD set) ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Early 50s. New Copy 4CD ... Out Of Stock
A totally wonderful package – and one that will have you throwing away all the Vietnam Rock compilations you have in your collection! This set unearths a massive amount of music that was created during the Korean war – filled with themes of sadness and loss that most folks wouldn't ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousBig City Christmas – 30 Groovin & Croonin Tunes ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A very cool collection of Holiday tunes from the postwar years – lots of special, unusual tracks that go way past the hits – served up in a mixture of styles that includes work in the vocal group, early rock, jazz, and pop modes! The package definitely lives up to the standard we ... (Holiday Music) read more CD

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VariousBlues Kings Of Baton Rouge ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 18.99
There's been plenty written about the music of New Orleans – but this great little set pays tribute to the rich legacy of blues music just a bit west of the Crescent City – the hotbed of postwar material that flowed from the city of Baton Rouge! There's a really special vibe to this ... (Blues) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousChristmas On The Countryside – 27 Honky Tonkin Christmas Country Songs ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 40s/1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Maybe one of the coolest country Christmas collections we've ever heard – but then again, we'd expect no less from the folks at Bear Family! There's a lot of great original tunes here – which are mixed with country-fied takes on more popular Holiday songs from the midcentury years ... (Holiday Music) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousDestination Moon – 50 Years – First Man On The Moon ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Rocket to the moon on a whole host of vintage tunes with a lunar theme – a great mix of music that runs the gamut from rocking instrumentals, to jazzy vocals, to some very cool space age pop numbers! The package is one of the most inventive we've ever seen in this nature – way ... (Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousElvis Presley Connection Vol 1 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great look at the Elvis Presley universe – not sounds by the King himself, but music that first inspired his creations – and other songs that have contemporary artists inspired by the records that Presley was releasing during the early years of his career! The collection is fantastic ... (Rock) read more CD

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VariousHammond Heroes – 60s R&B Organ Grooves ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 60s. New Copy ... $13.99 24.99
A great collection of 60s Hammond organ groovers – and from sources you might not normally expect! Given the fame of jazz players on the instrument – like Jimmy Smith and Jimmy McGriff – it's easy to forget how many rock and roll groups were also playing the Hammond in the 60s ... (Funky Compilations) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousHave Yourself A Swingin Little Christmas ... LP
Bear Family (Germany), Late 30s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The ghost of Christmas past comes back to haunt us – but in the grooviest way possible, thanks to a fab selection of old school Holiday tunes from the folks at Bear Family! The music here is mostly from the 40s and 50s – and is mostly vocal overall, sung by artists who move through ... (Holiday Music) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousHave Yourself A Swingin Little Christmas – 27 Jazz & R&B Chestnuts For Your Holiday Season ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 30s/1940s/1950s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The ghost of Christmas past comes back to haunt us – but in the grooviest way possible, thanks to a fab selection of old school Holiday tunes from the folks at Bear Family! The music here is mostly from the 40s and 50s – and is mostly vocal overall, sung by artists who move through ... (Holiday Music) read more CD

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VariousPrecious Years – 34 Teen Dance Hits From The Bear Family Archive ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), New Copy ... About December 10, 2019
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✨✧ VariousRockin The Groove – When Groove Was More Than Just A Habit ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Mid 50s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A massive amount of great groovers from the Groove Records subsidiary of RCA in the 50s – home to a hotbed of R&B, early soul, and other killer cuts from the postwar underground of the 45 rpm single! Nobody's ever dug so deeply into the Groove catalog before – and Bear Family have ... (Soul) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousShe's Selling What She Used To Give Away ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 20s/1930s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Turns out, the idea of bitches and ho's didn't originate with hip hop – as the hillbilly cats of the 30s were already throwing around plenty of off-color references to the women in their life! Of course, the milieu was quite different – with backing by spare string bands, and lyrics ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousSun Gospel ... CD
Sun/Bear Family (Germany), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Gospel genius from the legendary Sun Records – an imprint usually associated with the earliest roots of rockabilly, but also a Memphis powerhouse that managed to capture a number of different styles surprisingly well during the 50s! Sun had one of its big early hits with The Prisonaires ... (Gospel) read more CD

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VariousSun Shines On Hank Williams ... CD
Sun/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $13.99 18.99
The great Hank Williams had an undeniable impact on country music in the 50s – so much so that he also left a big mark on the early Sun Records artists too – quite a surprise, given how many of them were great songwriters on their own! This wonderful set brings together many rare Sun ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousTell It To Me – The Johnson City Sessions Revisited ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 20s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Seminal sounds in the birth of country music – and equally important to other American folk styles as well! The music in this set all came from two special stretches of recording by Columbia Records – sessions done in Johnson City, Tennessee – in October of 1928 and 1929 – ... (Folk/Country) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousThat'll Flat Git It! Volume 28 – Rockabilly & Rock N Roll From The Vaults Of Warner Brothers & Reprise Records ... CD
Warner/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A totally great entry in this always-great series – and one that looks at a slice of raunchy rock that's a bit different than usual! The Warner Brothers label started up right at the end of the 50s – after most of the other rock powerhouse imprints – and they also had more of an ... (Rock) read more CD

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VariousThat'll Flat Git It! Volume 32 – Rockabilly & Rock N Roll From The Vaults Of Decca, Brunswick, & Coral Records ... CD
Decca/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $15.99 22.99
A fantastic collection of rockers from the Decca/Coral family of labels – companies that gave the world key recordings by Buddy Holly and the Johnny Burnette Trio – and who also had a huge commitment to other lesser-known acts as well! This overstuffed package is a great illustration ... (Rock) read more CD

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VariousTruckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels – The Blissed-Out Birth Of Country Rock Vol 2 – 1969 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1969. New Copy ... $13.99 26.98
An amazing second chapter to this wonderful series – and like the first, a perfectly-chosen batch of tracks that shows the return of country styles to rock music at the end of the 60s! Most of the artists here are those of the LA scene – who had a surprisingly strong respect for the ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ VariousYulesville – 33 Rockin Rollin Christmas Blasters For The Cool Season ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Yulesville is coolsville – especially when it comes in the form of a killer collection of rare Christmas singles from the folks at Bear Family! The package is awash in the kind of groovy, sometimes goofy Holiday singles that broke big in the early years of rock and soul – a nice ... (Holiday Music) read more CD
 
 



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