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✨✧ Jerry BloomDo You Want To Become A Movie Star? ... LP
Imperial, 1960. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
(Spoken Word) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small split on the top seam and some light wear.)

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Bonzo Dog Doo Dah BandGorilla ... LP
Imperial, 1967. Near Mint- ... $11.99
The insane debut of the Bonzo Dog Doo Dah Band – an amazing late 60s Brit ensemble who were almost to music what Monty Python were to TV! This first effort by the group is a mad array of sounds and styles that come together with a great sense of play and joy – a real delight in quick ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ CariocaSamba Oba! ... LP
Imperial (Brazil), 1964. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
A pretty nice set of samba and bossa instrumentals – all performed by the orchestra of Carioca, a leader who's got a similar style to Lyrio Panicali – mixing light and jazzy together in a 60s-styled Brazilian sound! Titles include "Nega", "Samba De Uma Nota So", ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing. Cover has some wear and splitting.)

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✨✧ Oscar CelestinDixieland King ... LP
Imperial, 1950s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Titles include "Marie Laveau", "Tin Roof Blues", "Clarinet Marmalade", "Indiana", "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise" and more. (Jazz) LP, Vinyl record album
(60s mono pressing.)

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CherBackstage/Golden Greats ... CD
Imperial/BGO (UK), 1968. New Copy ... $4.99 14.99
Two 1968 albums by Cher – back to back on a single CD! First up is Backstage – a great little solo album from Cher – recorded during her overlooked run of non-Sonny Bono material for Imperial Records in the late 60s – a sublime stretch that really opens up her vocals with a ... (Rock) read more CD

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Alessandro CicogniniBreath Of Scandal ... LP
Imperial, 1960. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Featuring a few vocal variations on the theme by Maurice Chevalier, mixed with instrumental numbers that often have a nice mix of playfulness and melancholy – not unlike some of Nino Rota's themes from the time – and a few more waltz-like numbers. Instrumentation includes dreamy organ ... (Soundtracks) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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Albert CollinsCompleat Albert Collins ... LP
Imperial, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Funky blues from Albert – recorded in Nashville with a nice raw groove! The tracks are about half vocal and half instrumental – but the real standout star of the album is Albert's guitar, which is played here with a raw raspy quality that cuts through just about any sort of arrangement. ... (Blues) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Vinyl is in great shape, but cover has some stains and peeling along the bottom.)

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✨✧ Sonny CrissComplete Imperial Sessions (Jazz USA/Go Man/Sonny Criss Plays Cole Porter – plus At The Crossroads) ... CD
Imperial/Phono (Spain), 1956/1959. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic work from one of the most overlooked alto talents of all-time! This beautiful CD features tracks from Sonny's 3 rare albums on Imperial – Jazz USA, Go Man, and Plays Cole Porter. The records were all recorded in 1956 – and they feature some of the strongest bop playing to ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Still sealed!)

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Sonny CrissGo Man! (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Imperial/EMI (Japan), 1956. Used ... $19.99
A great little album that's as hip as its cover image – one of 3 seminal mid 50s recordings for Imperial by LA altoist Sonny Criss! At this point in his career, Criss had a sharp-edged sound that could easily rival the best work by Sonny Stitt or Charlie Parker on the alto sax – but he ... (Jazz) read more CD
(Out of print.)

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Dave Dee, Dozy, Beaky, Mick & TichTime To Take Off ... LP
Imperial, 1968. Very Good ... $9.99
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some aging. Vinyl has a light click through a few tracks on side 2.)

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✨✧ Fats DominoIt's You I Love/Valley Of Tears ... 7-inch
Imperial, Late 50s. Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Red label pressing.)

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Fats DominoOut Of New Orleans (8CD set) ... CD
Imperial/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used 8CDs ... $138.99
The greatest set we've ever seen on the early work of Fats Domino – every single original Imperial recording, with singles, album tracks, and more – all in a package with a massive book that features loads of photos, notes, and full session details too. Over 200 tracks – with ... (Soul) read more CD
(Out of print – and in great shape! Box and book are nice.)

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Fats DominoTwistin The Stomp ... LP
Imperial, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
(Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a split spine and top seam.)

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Mike Falcao E Seu Conjunto (aka Walter Wanderley)No Embalo Do Samba ... LP
Imperial (Brazil), 1966. Very Good- ... $24.99
Wonderful bossa and samba grooves – with a hip edge that reminds us a lot of Ed Lincoln's best records from the time – no surprise, since Falcao is actually Brazilian organist Walter Wanderley, working under another name! Wanderley, as Falcao, plays Hammond organ with a sparkly finish ... (Brazil) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on heavy vinyl. Label has a sticker at the spindle hole. Cover has a half split bottom seam that's been "repaired" at the end.)

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Francis FayeSwings Fats Domino ... LP
Imperial, 1958. Very Good ... $4.99
(Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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Mario Gennari FilhoE Seu Conjunto Moderno ... LP
Imperial (Mexico), 1950s. Very Good ... $24.99
Featuring "Tributo A Martin Luther King", "There's A Kind Of Hush", "Something Stupid", "Meu Grito", "Music To Watch Girls By", and many more guitar & organ filled tracks. (Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has split seams, with the top seam held with clear tape.)

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Kim FowleyBorn To Be Wild – The Exciting Organ Of Kim Fowley ... CD
Imperial/Elemental (Spain), 1968. New Copy ... $9.99
Mindblowing organ work from the mighty Kim Fowley – a rare instrumental set that has Kim carving out amazing sounds on the organ that really match is vocal force on other records of the time! The set's a bit more soulful than usual for Fowley – a record that almost pushes a soul ... (Rock) read more CD
(Limited edition!)
Also available Born To Be Wild – The Exciting Organ Of Kim Fowley ... LP 59.99

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Kim FowleyBorn To Be Wild – The Exciting Organ Of Kim Fowley ... LP
Imperial, 1968. Very Good+ ... $59.99
Mindblowing organ work from the mighty Kim Fowley – a rare instrumental set that has Kim carving out amazing sounds on the organ that really match is vocal force on other records of the time! The set's a bit more soulful than usual for Fowley – a record that almost pushes a soul ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Vinyl plays with a short click on "Fresno".)
Also available Born To Be Wild – The Exciting Organ Of Kim Fowley ... CD 9.99

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Kim FowleyGood Clean Fun ... LP
Imperial, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Awesome work from madman Kim Fowley – an album that offers hard rockers, some nice groovers, and even some trippier tracks that feature spoken or performed bits! The record's got a really wonderful approach that's a look at the lost genius of the LA scene of the late 60s – emphasized ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, some splitting on the top seam, a cutout notch, and a light stain on the bottom left corner.)

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Georgia GibbsSomething's Gotta Give ... LP
Imperial, 1960. Near Mint- ... $14.99
(Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some clear tape on the top seam.)

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Dennis HerroldMystery Of Dennis Herrold – The Complete Imperial Recordings (purple vinyl 10 inch LP & CD) ... LP
Imperial/Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s. New Copy ... $34.99 39.99
A really cool package of work from one of the most obscure rockers to ever record for Imperial Records in the late 50s – the enigmatic Dennis Herrold, who only issued one single for the label at the time – presented here with the full work from his debut session, plus other material too! ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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HolliesBus Stop ... LP
Imperial, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Bus Stop from 1966 finds the group working a fairly raucous, but still pretty sweet Brit rock mode. A more of a straight forward rockin' vibe and the tracks include "Bus Stop", "Candy Man", "Baby That's All", "I Am A Rock", "Sweet Little Sixteen", ... (Rock) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has split seams held with clear tape, ring wear, and a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ HolliesBus Stop/Stop Stop Stop ... CD
Imperial/BGO (UK), 1966. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pair of mid 60s albums by The Hollies – Bus Stop and Stop Stop Stop from 1966! Both sets find the group working a fairly raucous, but still pretty sweet Brit rock mode. Bus Stop has more of a straight forward rockin' vibe and the tracks include "Bus Stop", "Candy Man", ... (Rock) read more CD

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✨✧ HolliesStop! Stop! Stop! (aka For Certain Because) ... LP
Imperial, 1967. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, with Imperial inner sleeve! Cover has some disloloration on the back.)

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Smiley LewisOh Red!/I Want To Be With Her ... 7-inch
Imperial, 1960. Very Good ... $11.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has some peeling on both sides with a sticker on the A-side.)

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Jimmy McCracklinArkansas (parts 1 & 2) ... 7-inch
Imperial, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Imperial sleeve.)

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Jimmy McCracklinI Just Gotta Know ... LP
Imperial, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Raw early work from the great Jimmy McCracklin – with titles that include "You've Been Misled", "Don't Deceive", "Every Night", "I Don't Care", "Shame Shame Shame", "Just Got To Know", "My Love For You", and "Too Late ... (Soul) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small bit of seam splitting on the top – but just a hint.)

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✨✧ Jimmy McCracklinThink/Steppin' Up In Class ... 7-inch
Imperial, 1965. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Imperial sleeve, with jukebox strip.)

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✨✧ Bobby MitchellTry Rock & Roll – The Complete Imperial Singles As & Bs 1953 to 1962 ... CD
Imperial/Jasmine (UK), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $13.99
Formative work from Bobby Mitchell – an early star of New Orleans soul music, and one who cut some killer singles for Imperial Records back in the 50s! The music here has plenty of elements that would flourish more strongly in both the worlds of soul and rock – but Bobby was one of the ... (Soul) read more CD

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Rick NelsonLong Vacation ... LP
Imperial, Early 60s. Sealed ... $24.99
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing! Cover has a cut corner. Shrinkwrap has sticker remnants.)

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✨✧ Sandy NelsonLet There Be Drums ... LP
Imperial, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
(Now Sound) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bumped corner and minor seam splitting.)

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Aaron NevilleOver You/How Many Times ... 7-inch
Imperial, 1960. Near Mint- ... $9.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Golden Series pressing. Labels have an X in marker.)

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Laura Lee PerkinsI Just Don't Like This Kind Of Livin'/Kiss Me Baby ... 7-inch
Imperial, 1958. Very Good+ ... $24.99
(Rock) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Franck PourcelWhile I Live/Any Old Time Of Day ... 7-inch
Imperial, 1960s. Very Good+ ... $0.99
(Funky 45's) 7-inch, Vinyl record

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Johnny RiversLook To Your Soul (double a-side single) ... 7-inch
Imperial, 1968. Near Mint- ... $1.99
(Rock) 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Imperial sleeve.)

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✨✧ Santo & JohnnyBest That Could Happen ... LP
Imperial, Late 60s. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
(Rock) LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a sticker on front.)

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SupersonicsVol 3 – E Papo Firme ... LP
Imperial, Mid/Late 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
(Brazil) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing. Cover has split seams and tape remnants.)

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✨✧ VariousRhythm 'N' Blues Vol. 2 – Sweet N' Greasy ... LP
Imperial, Early/Mid 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $8.99
A totally great collection – filled with obscure vocal group gems from Imperial Records in the 50s – including work by The Savoys, Jewels, Pelicans, Shades, Fidelitones, Avalons, Crystals, Robins, and Sha-Weeze! (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a small split on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ VariousRhythm N Blues – The End Of An Era – Legendary Masters Series Vol 1 ... LP
Imperial, Mid 50s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $5.99
An excellent set for fans of early group soul – a set that brings together rare early singles on Aladdin and Imperial, featuring a range of rare vocal group material – tracks by The Shaweez, The Dukes, Sharp Tones, Mellow Drops, Kidds, Barons, Hawks, Jewels, Bees, Jivers, and Pelicans! (Soul) LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has clear tape on the seams.)
 
 



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