The self-titled groovy rock masterpiece from Moby Grape – one of the greatest things to come out of San Francisco after Ghiradelli Chocolate and sourdough bread! The Moby Grape LP is one of the finest, and leanest LPs we can think of from the '67 school of Bay Area psychedelic rock – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing, matrix ending in 1E/1G, in the "middle finger" cover. Cover has split seams held with old tape, surface wear, and some waviness.)
The first album, and a bit more straight folksy than later work – but still with some amazing young flashes of genius! Titles include "Highway 51", "See That My Grave Is Kept Clean", "Song To Woody", "Man Of Constant Sorrow", "Fixin To Die", ... read moreCD
(Red rim pressing, still in the stickered plastic sleeve, including the original fold out poster.)
Little Feat —
Hoy-Hoy! ... LP Warner, 1981. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ...
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(Includes the booklet. Cover has a promo stamp, hype sticker, and a lightly bumped corner.)
Janis Joplin —
Pearl ... LP Columbia, 1971. Very Good ...
Just Sold Out!
The sound of a legend – a raw rocking classic from Janis Joplin – arguably the most perfectly-formed record from her all-too-short run in modern music! There's a focus here that's even sharper than before – and a rising of the funky undercurrents that Janis always had in her ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Titles include "Aqualung", "My God", "Slipstream", "Locomotive Breath", "Wind UP", and "Mother Goose". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label Reprise pressing, in the textured cover, including the insert.)
Tommy ... LP Decca, 1970. Good+ 2LP Gatefold ...
Just Sold Out!
An amazing moment from The Who – and from the UK rock scene in general – as Tommy is one of the most fully-conceived concept albums ever recorded – a masterful effort that's still pretty hard to match all these many years later! Pete Townshend really knocked it out of the park ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Decca pressing, including booklet. Cover has an unglued bottom seam and surface wear.)
Bob's fourth record, and close runner up to Freewheelin' as the masterpiece of this early stage of his career. While the overly arch Times They Are A Changin' pretty much stood as the cornerstone of classifiable folk rock at the time, Another Side is just that. Dense, elliptical, and downright ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light staining along the opening, light wear, and a shop sticker.)
A landmark album from Skip Spence – the onetime lead singer of Moby Grape, cast out of the group on his own by the time of this debut solo album – a record that's as powerful as it is fragile, and which has been the one lasting musical legacy of the man himself! The record almost sunk ... read moreCD
(Out of print Sundazed edition – with loads of bonus tracks!)
A landmark album for Dusty Springfield – one in which she more than proves her soul music talents, by taking a trip to Memphis, and recording in a sweet Atlantic soul mode! The album's handled by stellar talents all the way through – arrangements by Tom Dowd and Arif Mardin, production ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreCD
Some of the darkest acoustic work that Dylan ever recorded – and filled with beautiful songs like "With God On Our Side", "North Country Blues", "Only A Pawn In Their Game", "The Lonesome Death Of Hattie Carroll", "Boots Of Spanish Leather", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing with white text, matrix ending 1AB/1K. Cover has a name in pen, some adhesive residue on the front, aging, and a mostly split bottom seam.)
The debut Capitol album by this Australian group who were working in Canada during the early 70s – with a lineup that includes the usual guitar, bass, and drums – plus mandolin, kazoo, banjo, and some unusual percussion! LP, Vinyl record album
A very cool group with a dark tinge that more than lives up to the title of the record – and a set that features a nice funky rock cover of "Ode To Billie Joe" – plus "Sittin In Circles", "Photogenic Jenny", "Something Inside Of Me", "Everyday ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Laura Nyro's first album ever – and even at this early point, Nyro sounds wonderful – a fair bit more soulful than most other female pop singers of her time – with a fully-fleshed out approach to the vocals that's mature and sensitive, and almost a bit more confident at times than ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A wonderful mix of subtle soul and down home rock – the kind of rare magic that could often happen best in the hands of A&M during the early 70s! Marc Benno's stepping out a bit here from his debut – working with a larger lineup that includes Bobby Womack and Jesse Davis on guitars ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Original white label promo! Cover has some light aging, and a cutout hole in one corner.)
Nancy Sinatra & Lee Hazlewood —
Nancy & Lee ... LP Reprise, Late 60s. Very Good- ...
Just Sold Out!
Sweet moody stuff from the period when the duo of Ms. Sinatra and Mr. Hazelwood was electric in the studio. This was back when he used to call her "Nasty" through the headphones in the vocal booth, and when the two of them put out such spooky spooky material as "Some Velvet ... (Vocalists, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Orange & brown label stereo pressing. Cover has a split spine and a bumped corner.)
Fuzzy Duck —
Fuzzy Duck ... LP MAM/Be With (UK), Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)...
A really groovy little record – and one by a group who might well be better-named "Funky Duck", given all the heavy drums and sharp riffing on the tunes! These guys are definitely a rock group, but they've also got the sort of instrumentation that would be right at home on a funky ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Enigmatic sounds from UK reedman Lol Coxhill – a really cool collaboration with Morgan Fisher – who adds in his own tape manipulation, guitar, and piano next to Coxhill's work on soprano sax – plus a bit of carillion too! The style's even more spacey and laidback than Lol's 70s ... (Jazz, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
An album of pure genius – easily one of the greatest Brazilian albums ever, and a landmark set from the Tropicalia years! There's a brilliance here that's hard to describe accurately – quite possibly because the young Caetano Veloso is experimenting with so many new ideas, the album ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 on clear vinyl!)
Screaming Blue Messiahs —
Gun Shy ... LP Elektra, 1986. Near Mint- ...
A landmark album – not just in Brazilian music, but in all modern music in general! The set's a legendary manifesto for the Tropicalia movement in Brazil – and features key works by all the leading musical luminaries in the movement – including a few later stars who are heard ... (Brazil, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(On heavy vinyl – and with a bonus CD of the album!)
Singer/songwriter Chip Taylor at the height of his powers – finding a very comfortable space in the realm of mid 70s country rock – a genre he helped inspire with his own well-written songs for others in the 60s! The set's got a vibe that's maybe a bit more adult than some of Chip's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a corner cut and some splitting on the top corners.)
Beautiful early work from Please – aka Peter Dunton, who went onto more famous underground activity in the seminal jazz psych group T2! The music here shares a lot of the melodic qualities of that great group – music that's certainly rock, but which borrows freely from some of the ... read moreCD
Special sounds from the deep work of underground electronic music that lurked way down below the British charts of the early 80s – music by a host of different groups who still hold strong to the early, darker post-punk styles of Sheffield and Manchester – mostly using analogue ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies – with bonus poster insert!)
A really obscure set from the early 70s east coast scene – much more the kind of record you might expect to hear from the rockies at the time, if not farther west – as this trio's got a warm sound that mixes harmony vocals with acoustic guitars – very post-folk, and with a headier ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A strange spacey soundtrack from mid 80s Spain – one composed for a daytime TV show, but with a weird electronic vibe that must have shocked the kids who were watching at the time! The music has some echoes of the cooler side of the German new wave – not the darkness of the cold wave ... (Soundtracks, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A fantastic assortment of forward-thinking sounds – music that comes from some of the farthest corners of the postwar experimental underground – and which was all famously cited by the group Nurse With Wound as a big influence on their earliest albums! That reference aside, though, the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A dark little soundtrack that we'd pitch right up there with The Wicker Man or Rosemary's Baby – and one with a sound that's somewhere in between those two classics! The work was penned for an obscure early 70s film in the Czech new wave – and features music that's sometimes a bit ... (Soundtracks, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Delicate dissonance, bruised beauty, and hazy noise pop – all in one of the best rock albums ever made – the amazing first album from the Velvet Underground and Nico! The album's the stuff of legend – and for good reason, too – a surprising slab of vinyl that barely set the ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Very nice gatefold pressing – with the original peel-off banana sticker on the cover!)
The incredible second major label album from Beck – and if there was any lingering suspicion that Mellow Gold was just a "Loser" fueled one hit wonder, Odelay absolutely smashed it away on this one and laid the foundation for a lasting legacy. Perhaps the apex of Dust Brothers ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Andrzej Korzynski —
Possession ... LP Finders Keepers (UK), 1981. New Copy ...
Amazing sounds from Polish composer Andrzej Korzynski – penned for a legendary horror film from the early 80s! The movie goes way beyond typical grit and gore – with a surreal bent that's made it the stuff of much discussion over the years – and Korzynski's music definitely lives ... (Soundtracks, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Kim Jung Mi —
Now ... CD Lion, Early 70s. New Copy ...
A folk funk masterpiece from Korea – sung with breathy brilliance by female singer Kim Jung Mi, and featuring some great fuzzy backgrounds from guitarist Shin Jung Hyun! Although not in English, the record has a very similar feel to some of the hippest British female work of the same period ... read moreCD
A biker soundtrack to end all biker soundtracks – one that shares plenty of elements with better-known entries in the genre, but which also has some really wild and offbeat moments! As with most of the short-lived motorcycle soundtrack era, the vibe here is much more rock than other film ... (Soundtracks, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Suburban LA psychedelia from the dawn of the 70s – the rare self-titled album from The Human Zoo! The Human Zoo started out as The Circus, eventually cutting this underappreciated album for Accent Records. Even in a freewheeling, anything goes era of Cali rock, The Human Zoo have a pretty ... read moreCD
Colours ... CD Dot/World Psychedelia (Korea), 1968. New Copy ...
One of the best American psyche albums we've heard from the late 60s – a near-perfect record that's head and shoulders above the rough experimentation of most other groups from the period! Colours spell their name with a definite British twist, and there's clearly a Beatles influence going ... read moreCD
A buzzing, hard-hitting batch of pychedelic rock from Japan's The Mops – featuring some groovy, echoey tunes penned by the group and sung in their native language – plus a nice choice of passionate covers! The sound is a little bit like Love in their early rawness – and the Mops ... read moreCD
San Ul Lim —
3 ... CD World Psychedelia (Korea), Mid 70s. New Copy ...
Super fuzzed out, trippy 70s psych rock from Korea's San Ul Lim – an album recorded by the Seoul rockers in the power trio format of guitar, bass and drums – but with such a fuzzy, dense tone that it's hard to fathom how on Earth they got the sound! The opening track starts in ... read moreCD
Kim Jung Mi —
Wind ... CD World Psychedelia (Korea), 1973. New Copy ...
A tasty, trippy little set of Korean psychedelic folk from Kim Jung Mi – another wonderful little batch from a great run of work in the early-to-mid 70s! Wind has a breezier, more meditative approach on some numbers – with some strings and a fair stripped down sound supporting her ... read moreCD
Groovy folk funk from mid 70s Korea – mad, pulpy tunes from Kim Jung Mi – possibly her best work ever! This wonderful self-titled set is a pretty deep left turn from her other material that we've been lucky enough to get our hands on – this one really goes deeper into the ... read moreCD
Susan Christie —
Paint A Lady ... LP Finders Keepers (UK), Late 60s. New Copy Gatefold ...
The first-ever release of some incredible funky folk tunes from vocalist Susan Christie – originally recorded as demos in the years before her work at Columbia Records, and arguably even better than those classic singles! Backings here are by John Hill, who inflects Susan's folksy style with ... (Folk/Country, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A baroque instrumental masterpiece from Jean Claude Vannier – Serge Gainsbourg's right hand man at the start of the 70s, and a key figure in the legendary Histoire De Melody Nelson album! The feel here is very much along the lines of work that Serge was doing at the time – larger ... (French, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of David Behrman's coolest albums – a set of wonderful electronics that really lives up to the strange image on the cover – music that moves in these open, blocky passages that maybe take off from the future sound of the German electronic scene of the 70s, but which also have a ... (Out Sound, Rock)read moreCD
"I'm a rock n' roll puppet, in a band called Bow Wow Wow." What a weird, defiantly appealing moment in pop music it was when Malcolm McClaren assembled members of The Ants and 15-year-old Annabella Lwin – who then paired bratty lyrics with African-inspired drums & rhythms. ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Tony Joe White —
Tony Joe ... LP Monument, 1971. Near Mint- ...
Just Sold Out!
Incredible sounds from Tony Joe White – one of the few cats who could really fuse together rock, funk, and soul – and make the whole thing come out as one really rich new sound! There's no hoke at all here, and the album holds up incredibly well over the years – as White's really ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A classic rock power trio – with titles that include "Black Cat Moan", "Lady", "Sweet Sweet Surrender", "Lose Myself With You", "Livin Alone", "Oh To Love You", and surprising takes on Stevie Wonder's "Superstation" and ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Loads of late 60s classics from the Rolling Stones – served up in a special set dedicated to the late Brian Jones! The music here really shows the darkening side of the Stones' sound – and titles include "Paint It Black", "Have You Seen Your Mother Baby Standing In The ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing in the octagonal gatefold cover, with some surface wear.)
Titles include "Bridge Over Troubled Water", "El Condor Pasa", "Cecilia", "So Long Frank Lloyd Wright", "Baby Driver", "The Boxer", "The Only Living Boy In New York", "Keep The Customer Satisfied", and "Song For ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Elvis Costello —
Trust ... LP Columbia, 1981. Very Good ...
Just Sold Out!
Essential old school Elvis Costello from the peak years of the Attractions era! Trust is one of the earliest albums in which Costello started to shake the punkish roots off just a bit, adding a bit more of his sock soul influences into his patented power pop. Tracks include "Clubland", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Television may be long gone, but Tom Verlaine has lost none of his edge – and instead has almost emerged as one of the most mature singer/songwriters on the New York scene – an underground-to-mainstream poet to match the skills of Lou Reed and Patti Smith! The album's got a vibe that's ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the greatest records ever by one of the greatest bands ever! The tracks of Who's Next are the stuff of legend – classics like "Baba O'Riley", "Bargain", "Going Mobile", "Behind Blue Eyes", and "Won't Get Fooled Again", tracks that show ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A legendary greatest hits collection from the Rolling Stones – one that was so popular back in the day, it was maybe the one Rolling Stones album that everyone had in their collection! The package was a great way for folks to go back and catch up after digging in deep on Exile On Main Street ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo blue label pressing. Vinyl has a short click on "Gimme Shelter".)
One of the most jamming Zappa albums from the early days – a set that's still got some of Frank's complicated musical leanings in play – but which features interpretation by a smoking group who no doubt helped the great one reach a much larger audience! George Duke plays lots of organ ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label Bizarre pressing. Cover has light wear.)
Pretty hip stuff, with a definite Coltrane influence – and Larry Young in the group on organ, along with Billy Cobham on drums and Armando Peraza on congas. Titles include "Naima", "A Love Supreme", "Let Us Go Into The House Of The Lord", "Meditation", ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A landmark album from Joe Cocker – and a set that took blue-eyed soul in a whole new direction at the end of the 60s! The album's a surprising stunner all the way through – one that really gets past some of the overdone Cocker cliches that held on a bit too strongly in later years ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing. Cover has a center split on the spine and light surface wear.)
The Beatles at their late best – on 1968's self-titled set – now immortalized as The White Album! The White Album capped offed a period of intense creativity for the band with a double that's as freewheeling as anything they'd ever release. It's got raw rockers with wry lyricism, ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Red label Capitol pressing, in a smooth cover, with some ring wear.)
One of the best Brit psychedelic rock albums of the late 60s – one that sounds incredible to this day! On Ogden's Nut Gone Flake the group really found a way to spin a heady, organ rich, drum heavy, and all around big sound into the structure of the 2 1/2 to 4 1/2 minute pop structure – ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(UK pink label stereo pressing, matrix ending in 1Y/2Y in the circle-shaped fold out cover – vinyl and cover are great!)
A really seminal set from the legendary Richie Havens – one that perfectly illustrates his famous blend of folk, rock, and soul – on a set of tunes that have continued to inspire listeners for many years to come! The record's a great bridge between the 60s and 70s – showing some ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
Blue-eyed soul from Boz Scaggs, with a decidedly Philly influenced sound to the production, which we'd hazard a guess comes more from the Hall & Oates side of town than the Sigma Sound axis. Still, this is a solid album with the irresistible hit "Lowdown", still a favorite around ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a fully split top seam, a mostly split spine, and light surface wear.)
Not as sublime as their first LP, but still a nice batch of modern pop sound collage. More traditional song structures are poking through the cool po-mo facade here. With "Opus 4", "Eye Of A Needle", "Backbeat", "Instruments Of Darkness", "Peter ... (Soul, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
One of the greatest albums ever from The Rolling Stones – a set that still draws on all the bluesy roots of their best 60s material, yet which also shows a sharper, nastier edge as well! The album shows the tremendous sense of focus and power the Stones had in this crucial late 60s stretch ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label stereo pressing in the gold border cover, with some light wear.)
A killer set of southern rock – even if the whole thing was recorded in London, while the group was on tour with Eric Clapton! Delaney and Bonnie Bramlett are at the height of their powers here – really reworking rootsy southern elements into the kind of sharp-edged 70s sound that made ... read moreLP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Cover has a trace of a price sticker, a small stain on one corner, and light wear.)
Embryo featuring Charlie Mariano —
We Keep On ... LP MPS, 1972. Very Good+ ...
Just Sold Out!
Billed as "progressive ethnic rock", this early album by Embryo is more of a great bit of spacey fusion – featuring some cool ethnic percussion, soaring Fender Rhodes keyboard lines, and nice choppy reed work by Charlie Mariano! The record was originally issued on MPS, and it's got ... (Jazz, Rock)read moreLP, Vinyl record album
A pivotal moment for Bob Dylan – and maybe one of THE albums of the 60s! The newly-electrified Dylan really takes off here – putting more punch and bit into his already-strong lyrical approach – and twisting things in amazing ways that still leave us breathless all these many ... read moreCD