(Note: This item is not for sale online until noon on Saturday, June 12. It is in limited supply – and by nature of the Record Store Day rules it will be offered for sale first to customers who visit the Dusty Groove retail outlet in Chicago the morning Saturday, June 12. It will not be pre-so ... (Rock) read more12-inch, Vinyl record
21 ... CD XL/Columbia, 2011. Used ...
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Adele's got a whole host of talents on board this time around – from Danger Mouse to the Filmharmonic Orchestra – but the lady's still out front of the pack, looming proud and large with that trademark voice that's managed to endure well into her twenties! Titles include "Hello&quo ... (Neo Soul) read moreCD
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and light aging.)
Gems ... LP Columbia, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- ...
Lots of early gems – including "Chip Away The Stone", "No Surprize", "Lick & A Promise", "Jailbait", "Critical Mass", "Nobody's Fault", "Round & Round", "Mama Kin", "Adam's Apple", and a nice ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the inner sleeve. Cover has light ringwear, a small split on the spine, and a promo stamp on the back.)
Aerosmith's second album – and a prime slab of badass mid 70s rock – coming close to, maybe even equalling Toys In The Attic as ultimate Aerosmith badassery! It's got a tighter, puncier sound their debut – courtesy producer Jack Douglas – who would continue to produce ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)
Live Bootleg ... LP Columbia, 1978. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ...
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A great little harmony soul track – produced and arranged by Van McCoy, with a sad sweet feel that's every bit the best side of his early style! The track bubbles along in that great east coast AM radio feel – with a really catchy hook, and a slow sad style that's very different than ... (Funky 45's) read more7-inch, Vinyl record
Includes the songs "Gully Low Blues", "That's When I'll Come Back To You", "Put 'Em Down Blues", "Ory's Creole Trombone", "Got No Blues", "Once In A While", "Hotter Than That", "Savoy Blues", "Fireworks", and ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Mid 50s, and Louis is going back to his roots – playing a set of compositions by WC Handy – working with a small combo that includes Barrett Deems on drums, Arvell Shaw on bass, Trummy Young on trombone, and Barney Bigard on clarinet. Vocals are by Louis and Velma Middleton – and ... (Jazz) read moreCD
(Out of print. Small cutout hole through case and tray card.)
A lost fusion classic from the early 70s – one of the only records cut under the leadership of drummer Horacee Arnold, but a heck of a great little set with a soaringly righteous sound! The style here is plenty full-on, but a bit less rock-leaning than some of the other Columbia fusion of ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Horacee Arnold —
Tribe ... CD Columbia/Wounded Bird, 1973. New Copy ...
A very soulful batch of fusion tracks from drummer Horacee Arnold – here leading a group that includes reed talents Billy Harper and Joe Farrell, percussionist Ralph McDonald, guitarist Ralph Towner, and Dave Friedman on vibes and percussion. Tracks are long and spiralling, with a spiritual ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Roy Ayers in a seductive mid 80s mode – his first for Columbia – and a record with some incredibly nice moments that blow away most of his contemporaries! The synth soul and drum machine era might seem like an odd fit for Roy's jazzy vibes, but it actually works really well here! You ... (Soul) read moreCD
Azteca ... LP Columbia, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ...
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A crowning moment for the west coast Latin scene in the 70s – a wonderful Bay Area set that brings together some of the best talents working on that scene at the time! The set's got a great blend of modes – Latin soul, touches of funk, and plenty of the jazzy inflections you'd expect ... (Latin) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Four full albums from the Columbia Records run by Bobby Bare – packaged here in a single set! Drunk & Crazy is a set that has Bobby Bare flirting a bit with some of the country rock modes that emerged more strongly in the second half of the 70s – fuller rhythms, stronger guitars, ... (Folk/Country) read moreCD
A classic collection of material from Count Basie – with some sides from 1942, a few from 1946, and a few great ones from the revival years at the start of the 50s! We love these last ones the best – and titles include classic readings of "Little Pony", "Beaver ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has wide tape on all seams.)
A great little record made by this obscure modernist group! The quartet seems to begin with an MJQ inspired kind of groove – but they're much more soulful than that, and the tracks have a nice jagged sound that well earns them their "contemporary" tag. The lineup is ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(6 eye stereo pressing. Cover has some light wear, but vinyl is nice and clean.)
Tony Bennett —
Jazz ... CD Columbia, Late 50s/1960s. Used ...
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A great collection of some of the more jazz-based work of singer Tony Bennett – one that features a huge amount of all-star musicians – including Al Cohn and Stan Getz on tenors, Count Basie and Herbie Hancock on pianos, Nat Adderley on cornet, Chico Hamilton and Art Blakey on drums, ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Killer Christmas work from Tony Bennett – a set recorded in the 60s, but a classic that endures strongly over the years! Tony's vocals are superb here – that nicely matured style that's kept him in front of younger ears over the years – and the backings are somewhat traditional, ... read moreCD
A pair of late 60s Columbia classics from Tony Bennett – back to back on a single CD! First up is Tony Makes It Happen – a very jazzy album, with a group that features Joe Wilder and Joe Newman on trumpets, Urbie Green on trombone, Joe Soldo on flute, and orchestrations from Marion ... (Vocalists) read moreCD
Tony Bennett & Count Basie —
In Person! ... LP Columbia, 1958. Near Mint- ...
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George Benson's first LP for Columbia – a hard, heavy, soul jazz slammer that bears no resemblance to his overproduced work of the 70s! The album's a real cooker – recorded hot on the heels of Benson's classic work on Prestige with the Jack McDuff group, and sounding a lot like McDuff's ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A bittersweet set of vocals from Polly Bergen – recorded with a sound that really fits her sad-eyed look on the cover! Although Bergen's voice is sometimes confident and full, it's nicely restrained here – often somewhat dark-toned and moody – in ways that remind us of Morgana ... (Vocalists) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye white label promo, with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)
Great small combo work from these two players normally heard in larger ensembles! Side one features trumpeter Emmett Berry in a sextet with Paul Gonsalves on tenor and Dickie Wells on trombone – and side two features tenor great Buddy Tate with Dex Liberson on piano, Gene Ramey on bass, and ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has some light water staining on one side, which leads to some light splitting in one corner. Front looks nice overall, and vinyl is nice.)
Cheap Thrills, maybe – but they cut deeply and last forever! This is one of greatest albums by Big Brother & The The Holding Company – and it's also one of the most important in cementing the legacy of singer Janis Joplin. The raw manic energy of the group at their live best is ... (Rock) read moreCD
The classic first solo album by Big L – with bedrock DITC production by Buckwild, Showbiz and Lord Finesse – perfectly framing the rhymes by Harlem's finest. Big L didn't leave a huge wealth of recordings before he was taking away from the world, but he started out strong, and this ... (Hip Hop) read moreCD
Promotional release for Blanchard's forthcoming album Billie Holiday Songbook. CD features four cuts by Blanchard, playing songs from Holiday's songbook – plus the orginal Billie Holiday versions, making for a neat side by side comparison. Titles are "What A Little Moonlight Can ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A stone classic from Blood Sweat & Tears – and a record that went onto have a tremendous impact in jazz, rock, funk, and soul! The group's format is plenty darn famous – adding a lot of horns to hip riffing grooves – but despite countless plays on oldies stations over the ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Okay, we admit it, we never really know whether we want to call Blood, Sweat & Tears a funky, soulful rock band, or a bunch of white guys making a respectable effort at cutting soul albums, but either way, the stuff sounds good to us! By this point the group had enjoyed enough chart success to ... (Rock) read moreCD
A wild debut from Blood Sweat & Tears – one of those records that forever changed the face of popular music! The set's noteworthy not just for early vocals from Al Kooper – who was a key part of the group at their start – but also for key production work from a young John ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK orange label stereo pressing. Cover has partially unglued seams.)
Blood Sweat & Tears —
No Sweat ... LP Columbia, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
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Not exactly basic work from Arthur Blythe, as the set features an added string ensemble too – but a record that certainly has the saxophonist really hitting a whole new level of genius! There's a great core group here – with John Hicks on piano, Anthony Cox on bass, and Bobby Battle on ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A pair of 80s albums from saxophonist Arthur Blythe – back to back in a single set! Da Da is a set that mixes some of the sharper edges of Blythe's earlier records with a few more contemporary touches – but always at a level that still has the reedman standing far from the mainstream! ... (Jazz) read moreCD
A trio of 80s albums from saxophonist Arthur Blythe – brought together in a 2CD set! First up is Elaborations – a beautiful moment in which the loft jazz generation really got a chance to shine in the mainstream – and mostly without any sense of overdone attempts at ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Bobo (aka Willie Bobo) —
Bobo ... LP Columbia, 1979. Near Mint- ...
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A brilliant set of jazzy Latin fusion – one of Willie Bobo's best of the 70s, and a seminal crossover LP! The album takes the heavy Latin soul of Willie's earlier work, and gives it a sweet 70s twist – adding in larger arrangements, impeccable production, and plenty of space to let the ... (Latin) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Blue eyed southern soul from Bonnie Bramlett – recorded in LA, but with a sound that's much more in keeping with Muscle Shoals! There's no real reason for this sound – no hidden producer or arranger from the southern indie scene who helped make the record hipper than usual – but ... (Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light aging and light wear, but looks nice overall.)
Delaney without Bonnie, but still sounding pretty darn great – working here as the producer and arranger, and turing out a sweet set at Electric Lady studios! Titles include "Over & Over", "Sit Right Down", "Some Things Coming", "Thank God", "I ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing, with hype sticker! Shrinkwrap is open a bit on a corner of the spine, and also in the other top corner.)
A smoking bit of Latin Soul from pianist Sonny Bravo – one of the few albums of its type ever issued on Columbia Records, but a classic cooker that easily matches the best on Fania or Tico from the 60s! Sonny's probably better known for his later work as an arranger, but here he's the ... (Latin) read moreCD
(Out of print, includes obi. There is some staining inside the booklet.)
A soaring set from Leon Bridges – a full length second album that's every bit as classic as his debut, but in a completely different way! Where Coming Home was maybe Leon's answer to the generation of Marvin Gaye and Sam Cooke, Good Thing is more of a nod to the era of Maxwell and D'Angelo ... (Neo Soul) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dave Brubeck takes on the Eurasian scene – with wonderfully groovy results! The album's one of Brubeck's first in the "impressions" series, and it's a really colorful assortment of tunes – tracks with some lyrical and exotic moments that come through strongly, and which ... (Jazz) read moreCD
There's plenty of favorite things going on here – the alto of Paul Desmond, piano of Dave Brubeck, bass of Gene Wright, and drums of Joe Morello – that perfect Dave Brubeck Quartet, captured here at the height of their powers! The set's got no gimmicks, no special settings, but the ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear and aging.)
Easily the crowning moment of genius for the legendary Dave Brubeck Quartet – the moment when all things came together magically, and the group somehow elevated themselves to a whole new level in jazz! At the time of the set, Brubeck, Paul Desmond, and the rest had already been making plenty ... (Jazz) read moreCD
Dave Digs Disney – and hence, so do we! The album's one of the first to ever pay tribute to the great compositions heard in Disney films – and it features the magical sound of the Brubeck Quartet, turned upon a host of familiar numbers, and transforming them into longer vehicles for ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(A great pressing – heavy tip-on cover!)
Dave Brubeck with Gerry Mulligan —
Blues Roots ... LP Columbia, Late 60s. Near Mint- ...
An overlooked Dave Brubeck from the 60s – and one of his most striking sessions at the time! The album steps a bit into the Blues Roots promised in the title – but overall, it's more of a unique meeting between Brubeck's piano and the baritone sax of Gerry Mulligan – coming ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear with minor splitting.)
A gem of a session from the European expatriot scene of the postwar years – not really a tribute to Cannonball Adderley, but a rare meeting of Bud Powell and Don Byas in the studio, produced by Cannonball in Paris in 1961! The record has a tremendous amount of fire and focus – ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Dreamy, jazzy covers of popular movie tunes, including some of our own favorites – such as "Alfie", "The Wishing Doll", "Moment To Moment", "Wish Me A Rainbow" and more. A number of tunes have lovely choral vocals, and all of them have a really groovy ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Features Charlie's guitar over some larger arrangements – in a smooth batch of pop bossa that includes "Jequibau", "Agua De Beber", "Berimbau", "Little Boat (O Barquinho)", "How Insensitive", "Pretty Butterfly", and more. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)
The second of two early LPs that the Byrd and Gryce team cut for Columbia – and the more obscure of the two by far! This one features the group's groundbreaking format – a mixture of hardbop and modern jazz, always swinging, but angularly carved, with striking tones and colors that ... (Jazz) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover is heavily stained at the bottom 2 inches, with flaking, split bottom seam, and some writing in pen on front and back.)
A great one from The Byrds – who deliver an iconic mix of breezy country rock and folk harmonies, over songs that range from laidback to soaring! The Byrds seemed to always be in a state of flux, line-up wise, and that actually seems to bring out a pretty great mix of styles on their best ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Great genre-bending material from The Byrds – with vocals from David Crosby, Chris Hillman, and Roger McGuinn – and superb production from Gary Usher! Titles include "Artificial Energy", "Change Is Now", "Tribal Gathering", "Dolphins Smile", ... (Rock) read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the group's greatest moments – thanks in part to sweet Cali production from Gary Usher, and vocals from Gram Parsons! The vibe here is really a mix of the Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers – and titles include "You Ain't Going Nowhere", "Hickory Wind", "L ... (Rock) read moreCD
A classic early album, titled after their big early single – with production from Terry Melcher, and the version of the group with Gene Clark and David Crosby in the lineup! (Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing – 1B. Labels hare a bit faded)
Untitled ... LP Columbia, 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ...
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A great return to form for the legendary Cachao – and a session that seeks to recapture the Cuban Jam Session energy of his recordings from a few decades before! Production is by Andy Garcia, and is somewhat more sentimental than in the old days – although certainly still free from any ... (Latin) read moreCD