Beautiful righteousness from poet Nikki Giovanni – a wonderfully put together session that features her reading her own poetry over musical backings, plus some added choral bits from the New York Community Choir! The sound is completely right on – never too over the top, and never too ... (Soul, Comedy/Spoken)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A really cool set that looks at the rise of late 50s beatnik culture from a variety of different styles – not just the jazz and poetry that marked that scene's biggest contribution to music – but also the wealth of modes that inspired those years too! The 3CD package features a ... (Vocalists, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
A classic from Malcolm X – part 1 of one of his most sought-after albums, and one that features one of his boldest messages on record! The speech here leaps right into Malcolm's thoughts on non-violence – stating his ideas boldly and strongly, then moving into a series of crucial ... read moreCD
(Out of print CDr pressing. Rear tray card is creased.)
Cheech & Chong return with their Wedding Album – which features their all time great, never to be topped glam metal parody "Earache, My Eye" (Cheech as Alice Bowie) – a tune all the more hilarious given the big, gaudy Lou Adler production! That 5 1/2 minute midsection ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(In the original textured cover, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Stevie Wonder's tribute to MLK, backed with some nice bits from the two sets of speeches Motown released, Free At Last and The Great March To Freedom: "I Have A Dream", "Drum Major Instinct Sermon", "Dr King's Desired Eulogy" and "I've Been To The ... (Soul, Comedy/Spoken)read more12-inch, Vinyl record
A fantastic album – one of our favorite-ever records from Charles Mingus! The album was recorded in the same breath as his legendary works Tijuana Moods, The Clown, and Pithecanthropus Erectus – and it features the same sort of fire and emotion that made those classics so great. The ... (Jazz, Comedy/Spoken)read moreCD
Rutles ... LP Warner, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
Amazing work from Eric Idle of Monty Python and Neil Innes of Bonzo Dog Band – a hilarious parody of The Beatles, with songs that sound like they actually could have been hits! (Rock, Comedy/Spoken)LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the booklet and printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Pigmeat Markham —
Trial ... LP Chess, Early 60s. Very Good ...
Pigmeat Markham's first album – recorded live at the Regal in Chicago, and featuring his then-famous "trial" routine – plus a number of other similar gigs that come off equally well. There's a very nice balance here between the live, "party" type style of comedy ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Classic Pigmeat – recorded live at the Apollo at the height of his career, running through longer routines with Baby Seals, Al Collier, and Elurllie Beam. The routines are all in the sneakin around for some sneaky nookie sort of mode – and titles include "A Lesson In Love", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the rarest Moms Mabley albums – and one of the coolest too – issued on Stax's comedy label Partee, with music by George Butcher, who plays piano in a small combo with Donald Duck Dunn on bass and Al Jackson on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
Very unusual – a set of orchestral and vocal performances, based around songs from the Civil War – packaged in a very handsome book! Also fetaures narration from Reverend Edmund Jennings Lee. (Classical, Comedy/Spoken)LP, Vinyl record album