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Al GreenI'm Still In Love With You/Old Time Lovin' ... 7-inch
Hi Records, 1972. Very Good+ ... $8.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Label has a scribble in pen.)

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✨✧ Al GreenI'm Still In Love With You (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Warm wonderfulness from the great Al Green – a record that may have a pale-looking cover, but a set that's one of Green's most deeply soulful albums ever! There's a grace and a glow to the set right from the very first note – that really unique presentation and performance that makes these early 70s Green albums such enduring treasures – and so unlike anything else that's ever come since, no matter how many folks were influenced by Al's sound! The production is perfect – with Al helping Willie Mitchell at the helm, as they balance together the richness of the instrumentation with core elements in the rhythms – on titles that include Al's stone classic "Love & Happiness", plus "I'm Still In Love With You", "I'm Glad You're Mine", "What A Wonderful Thing Love Is", "Look What You Done For Me", and his great remake of Kris Kristofferson's "For The Good Times" – a country/soul classic if there ever was one! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Al GreenI'm Still In Love With You ... CD
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Warm wonderfulness from the great Al Green – a record that may have a pale-looking cover, but a set that's one of Green's most deeply soulful albums ever! There's a grace and a glow to the set right from the very first note – that really unique presentation and performance that makes these early 70s Green albums such enduring treasures – and so unlike anything else that's ever come since, no matter how many folks were influenced by Al's sound! The production is perfect – with Al helping Willie Mitchell at the helm, as they balance together the richness of the instrumentation with core elements in the rhythms – on titles that include Al's stone classic "Love & Happiness", plus "I'm Still In Love With You", "I'm Glad You're Mine", "What A Wonderful Thing Love Is", "Look What You Done For Me", and his great remake of Kris Kristofferson's "For The Good Times" – a country/soul classic if there ever was one! CD
 
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Al GreenAl Green's Greatest Hits (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hi Records/Fat Possum, 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $16.99 18.99
What can we say? Most of the biggest hits, and many of the very best tracks cut in the prime of Al Green's career – which is to say some of the very best Memphis soul ever recorded! 10 essential tracks in all, and it's just one of these Greatest Hits packages of pure, inarguable perfection – with "Call Me", "Let's Stay Together", "Tired Of Being Alone", "I'm Still In Love With You", "Here I Am (Come & Take Me)", "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart", "I Can't Get Next To You", "You Ought To Be With Me", "Look What You Done For Me" and "Let's Get Married". LP, Vinyl record album

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Al GreenGive Me More Love ... CD
Hi Records/Fat Possum, Early 70s/2021. New Copy ... $11.99 13.98
A very cool idea for a collection – a set that takes all the classic early Al Green material for Hi Records, and adds in some larger orchestrations – all at a level that's way better than you might expect, and with a sound that's very faithful to the originals! The larger charts are dropped in with a nicely subtle touch – so that Al's vocals aren't impinged at all, and the strings are used to sweeten up the tunes in all the right ways – very much as if the original recordings might have been given a bit of an Arif Mardin touch over at Atlantic Records, while still retaining the Memphis sound at the core. Titles include "Look What You Done For Me", "Take Me To The River", "Tired Of Being Alone", "Call Me", "Let's Stay Together", "I'm Still In Love With You", "Here I Am", "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart", "Sha La La", "I Can't Get Next To You", and "Let's Get Married". CD

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Al GreenLay It Down ... CD
Blue Note, 2008. Used ... $5.99
The hippest comeback album to date from Al Green – a massively soulful set that we might well rank right up there with his classics from the 70s! Green's got some very hip help in the studio here – production help from James Poyser and Ahmir "?uestlove" Thompson – both of whom push the record past cliche, but also almost help Al sound even more classic than before! There's still a warm Memphis glow to most of the music, but the sound is somewhat leaner too – with a real focus on the best sort of elements that have always made Al Green sound so great – preserved perfectly in these years of his recent return to secular music. The album's got some great guest spots too – horns by The Dap-Kings, drums by ?uestlove, and vocals from Anthony Hamilton, Corinne Bailey Rae, and John Legend – but the show's still clearly all Al's, all the way through – because none of the younger talents ever get in the way of the man doing his thing – and doing it beautifully, too! Titles include "Lay It Down", "Take Your Time", "Too Much", "Just For Me", "You've Got The Love I Need", "Standing In The Rain", "I'm Wild About You", "What More Do You Want From Me", and "No One Like You". CD
(Out of print.)

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Al GreenTokyo Live ... CD
Hi Records/Right Stuff, 1981. Used ... $9.99
A tasty double-live set from Al Green – one that has him working through longer versions of tunes than you'd hear on his studio albums, and really doing great in front of an appreciative Japanese crowd! The overall approach here is a bit more modern than on some of his older Hi albums – as the band uses the extra space to make things a bit more uptempo and really push the groove – but Al's vocals still hold the whole set together nicely, especially on the numbers where he lets loose a bit more. Linda Jones is one of the backup singers on the set – and titles include "Belle", "Let's Get Married", "Love & Happiness", "I Feel Good", "Dream", "God Blessed Our Love", "You Ought To Be With Me", and "Tired Of Being Alone". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Al GreenAl Green's Greatest Hits ... LP
Hi Records, 1975. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
What can we say? Most of the biggest hits, and many of the very best tracks cut in the prime of Al Green's career – which is to say some of the very best Memphis soul ever recorded! 10 essential tracks in all, and it's just one of these Greatest Hits packages of pure, inarguable perection – with "Call Me", "Let's Stay Together", "Tired Of Being Alone", "I'm Still In Love With You", "Here I Am (Come & Take Me)", "How Can You Mend A Broken Heart", "I Can't Get Next To You", "You Ought To Be With Me", "Look What You Done For Me" and "Let's Get Married". LP, Vinyl record album
(Motown Classic Vinyl reissue in a barcode cover. Cover has some ring and edge wear and fraying at the spine.)
Also available Al Green's Greatest Hits (180 gram pressing) ... LP 16.99
 
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Herb Alpert with Lani HallSteppin' Out ... CD
Shout Factory, 2013. Used ... $5.99
A great groove from Herb Alpert – and a set that almost returns him back to his best fusion styles of the 70s! Lani Hall's billed on the title of this one, but only sings on a handful of tracks – leaving most of the set to focus on Herb's sweet trumpet lines, out front of backings that often have a core jazzy style with sweet electric touches! If you dig Herb from his "Rise" years, you'll find plenty to love here – on titles that include "Jacky's Place", "Our Song", "Green Lemonade", "Cote D'Azur", "It's All In The Game", "And The Angels Sing", "Migration", and "Oblivion". CD
(Out of print and still sealed.)

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Don BryantDon't Give Up On Love ... LP
Fat Possum, 2017. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
The first album in decades from Memphis soul legend Don Bryant – a singer who hardly even gave us any recordings back when he was in his prime! Don was one of the lesser lights at the famous Hi Records – not as successful as Ann Peebles or Al Green, but steeped in the same wonderful sound as those great artists – and still going wonderfully strong after all these years! In fact, the album almost feels more like some lost Hi tapes from Bryant's glory days than a contemporary set – as his voice is wonderful, the songs are tight, and both the production and instrumentation have just the right sort of classic approach – soulful, but without overstating things in any sort of cloying "resurrection" mode. Instead, Don's just right on top, and right in the pocket – doing his thing wonderfully on titles that include "Don't Give Up On Love", "I Got To Know", "First You Cry", "It Was Jealousy", "Something About You", "Can't Hide The Hurt", "One Ain't Enough", and "A Nickel & A Nail". LP, Vinyl record album

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Crosby Stills Nash & Young4 Way Street ... LP
Atlantic, 1971. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
A live classic from CSNY – with long versions of "Southern Man", "Long Time Gone", "Ohio", "Carry On", "Triad", "Chicago", and "Love The One You're With". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Broadway label pressing. Includes the insert. Cover has light wear and two small stickers.)

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Miles DavisIn Person Saturday Night At The Blackhawk – Complete ... CD
Columbia, 1961. Used 2CD ... $11.99
Legendary early live work from Miles Davis – one of the first examples on record of the way that Davis could really stretch out in a concert setting! The music's a bit more straight ahead than later live dates, but still pretty open and exploratory – and in addition to Davis' sparkling work on trumpet, the album also features some killer tenor lines from Hank Mobley – working here as a key part of Miles' group, and blowing with a hell of a lot of soul. Rhythm is by the rock-solid trio of Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums – and titles include "Neo", "So What", "Fran Dance", and "Well You Needn't". But even better, this 2CD set features 9 more bonus tracks, previously unissued, and presents the full Saturday night session in its entirety. Bonus tracks include "Autumn Leaves", "Two Bass Hit", "Love I've Found You", "Someday My Prince Will Come", "On Green Dolphin Street", and "Softly As In A Morning Sunrise". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Everly BrothersDown In The Bottom – The Country Rock Sessions 1966 to 1968 (Hit Sound/Sing/Roots/bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
Warner/RPM (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 3CD set ... Just Sold Out!
Three overlooked gems by the Everly Brothers – all very different than their early hits, and very much in the hippest territory the duo would ever hit! First up is The Hit Sound Of The Everly Brothers – a really amazing little album, and not a set of the pair's earlier hits, but instead an all new recording that has the duo moving into rootsier modes that rub shoulders with the same country rock territory of The Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers! In truth, Don and Phil Everly are probably more important to the rise of the sound than anyone else – as their early work took a bluegrass harmony style, and moved it onto the rock charts – yet here, they almost seem to move backwards, and nod back to their roots – while still showcasing plenty of electric guitar in the mix. Most tunes are hits by other artists, but transformed with very hip late 60s Warner presentation – think Beau Brummels on Bradley's Barn – and titles include "Devil's Child", "Legend In My Own Time", "I'm Movin On", "Let's Go Get Stoned", "She Never Smiles Anymore", and "Sea Of Heartache". Sing is a record that has The Everly Brothers in a completely different mode than before, as you might guess from their look on the cover – a record that has Don and Phil moving into some very cool rootsy territory – really opening the door towards a generation of country rock to come, but at a level that reminds us that they maybe got the whole thing going in the first place! Production is in a very cool late 60s Warner Brothers mode – echoes of folk, psych, and sunshine in the mix – but all handled with this mature style that's at once sophisticated, yet completely down to earth – in a set of original tunes by the brothers, plus some gems from Terry Slater too – completely wonderful music that includes "Bowling Green", "A Voice Within", "I'm Finding It Rough", "Do You", "Mary Jane", "It's All Over", and "Talking To The Flowers". Roots is sublime country rock and superb vocals from the Everly Brothers – an album as close to our hearts as the much more hipster-celebrated work of the era by Gram Parsons, the Byrds and others! The Everlys grasped onto their significance throughout the 60s by hopping from trend to trend with little success – but they finally nailed it in 1968 with this effort. (Artistically, if not commercially.) The boys apply their staggering harmonies to country and country-ish material, adding their own unique spin to the tunes – and earnestly work in some montages of their family radio shows from the early 50s! It's easily their most endearing work of the 60s. Produced by Lenny Waronker with strings by Nick DeCaro. Includes wonderful versions of Jimmie Rodgers' "T For Texas", "Shady Grove", Randy Newman's "Illinois", Ray Price's "You Done Me Wrong", Merle Haggard's "Mama Tried" and "Sing Me Back Home", plus "Ventura Boulvard" and "Turn Around" written by Ron Elliot of Beau Brummels. 3CD set features lots more bonus tracks – including "When Eddie Comes Home", "Empty Boxes", "Milk Train", "Lord Of The Manor", "My Elusive Dreams", "You're Just What I Was Looking For Today", "Omaha", "Mr Soul", Shop Girl", "Human Race", "A Little Bit Of Crazy", "Nothing But The Best", and "Love Of The Common People". CD

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Vivian GreenLove Absolute ... CD
SoNo, 2020. New Copy ... $11.99 12.99
Vivian Green's one of those singers who may never get the gold or the glory, but who always brings her best to a record like this – that great style of vocal inflection that set her apart in the earlier years of the neo soul scene, still very much her key calling card as she makes her way through a mix of beat-heavy songs and mellower numbers – almost all co-written and produced with Kwame Holland, who gives Vivian the right sort of instrumental vibe to let her vocals flow! Ghostface Killa guests on "Light Up" – which features a nice use of the "Cavern" sample by Liquid Liquid – and other titles include "You Send Me", "Love Song", "That Kind Of Pain", "Sweet Home", "We Are Everywhere", and "The Walk Up". CD

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Burton GreenePeace Beyond Conflict ... CD
Birdwatcher, 2003. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
Piano from Burton Greene has always been a treat, and we've loved just about all of his records over his many decades in music – yet we're still surprised at how vibrant and powerful he sounds here – working in a trio setting, but with that sense of individuality that's always made Greene's music unlike anyone else's! The trio features Adam Lane on bass and Dave Brandt on drums – and the music is divided between these highly rhythmic numbers that have the pass, drums, and piano all leaping into the fray together – and other moments that have that more spiritual, meditative quality that Greene embraced strongly as the 70s moved on – a quality that's not quite spiritual jazz, and maybe has more of that element that you'd hear when Alice Coltrane might get more tuneful on her early records. Titles include "Carnival Of Mother Kali", "Sylosophy", "Gnat Dance", and "Peace Beyond Conflict". CD

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Joe McPheeRoute 84 Quarantine Blues ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 15.00
Tremendous solo work from the great Joe McPhee – recorded alone at home during 2020, as you might guess from the title – but a set that has Joe being wonderfully expressive, in the very personal way that you'd know if you've ever seen him live in performance! McPhee mostly blows tenor, but he also speaks at points – even quoting some lines from Black Panther – and brings in some field recordings, and even makes sounds on water and a pie tin too – all with this mandate to be as fully expressive as possible, even in a situation of isolation – a beautiful testament to the artistic fire that has kept McPhee going as one of the most important improvisers in jazz over the decades! Titles include "Cuernavaca 79", "Goodbye Porky Pig Hat", "Self Portrait In Three Colors – Red, Black, & Green", "Reflection On Ida Lupino", and "Do You Still Love Me". CD
(Part of the Black Cross Solo Sessions series!)

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Lou RawlsWhen You Hear Lou, You've Heard It All ... LP
Philadelphia International, 1977. Near Mint- ... $2.99
The move to Philly International did wonders for Lou's career – and there's no denying that the smooth soul sound of Gamble and Huff worked perfectly with his rich vocal style! The "classy" setting took Lou to a whole new level, while also providing a good force for his still-soulful vocals to work a lot harder than in earlier years. This album's got a few of Lou's best tracks from the era – including the semi-hit "Lady Love", and the nice groover "Dollar Green". Other titles include "That Would Do It For Me", "There Will Be Love", "Trade Winds", and "I Wish It Were Yesterday". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Joe SampleRainbow Seeker/Carmel/Voices In The Rain (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $14.99 20.99
A trio of early solo albums from Joe Sample – with bonus cuts too! First up is Rainbow Seeker – a sublime solo set from the great Joe Sample – a set recorded right at a time when his work with The Crusaders was breaking very big, and Joe was becoming one of the hottest fusion keyboardists of the 70s! This set gives Sample a nicely different focus than The Crusaders – more keyboards in the lead, with a great mix of acoustic piano and electric modes – over these really well-crafted arrangements that feature key Crusaders members, but also allow for great work from David D Walker on guitar, Fred Jackson on tenor, and some other great west coast studio talents too. The vibe is great – almost a Steely Dan jazz album, and we mean that in the best way possible – on titles that include "Rainbow Seeker", "Fly With The Wings Of Love", "In All My Wildest Dreams", and the classic "There Are Many Stops Along The Way". Carmel is a masterpiece of smooth fusion, and a landmark album of easy jazz that spawned countless imitators that could never hope to match Sample's simple and elegant use of funky riffing and lyrical chords – coming in with just the right dash of darkness when the record's in danger of sounding too light. Most of the rest of the Crusaders had a hand in the record, and the set's got the smooth west coast sound you'd expect from the title. Tracks include "Carmel", "Cannery Row", "Sunrise", and "More Beautiful Each Day". Voices In The Rain has an approach that has Joe hitting some more sophisticated acoustic passages at points, while still opening up into the soulful groove we'd expect from his legacy as a core member of The Crusaders! Sample plays both acoustic and electric keys on the album – and the whole thing's a perfect part of that mighty run that Joe gave us with his solo work on MCA – music that's every bit as great as Crusaders albums of the time, and which we continue to love a lot more than some of Sample's later albums. The sound is never overdone, or too commercially produced – and there's a balance of acoustic elements that later 80s fusion always seemed to forget. Flora Purim sings a bit on the record – but most of the set is instrumental – and titles include "Shadows", "Burnin Up The Carnival", "Greener Grass", "Eye Of The Hurricane", and "Dream Of Dreams". 2CD set features three bonus tracks – single versions of "Melodies Of Love", "Dream Of Dreams", and "Burning Up The Carnival". CD

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Teddy WilsonTeddy Wilson For Quiet Lovers ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1955. New Copy ... $13.99
We're sure that not many folks would like to be hailed as "quiet" lovers, but the set's got an undeniable charm – and a perfect sound to match the promise of the title! Wilson's piano is beautifully laidback – still with some of the poise of years past, but also bringing in some slight earthy tones too – almost Red Garland territory on some of the bluesier numbers, yet a bit more composed on other evergreens. Players include Milt Hinton on bass and Jo Jones on drums – and titles include "Who's Sorry Now", "April In Paris", "Moonlight On The Ganges", "When Your Lover Has gone", "Blues For The Oldest Profession", "Birth Of The Blues", and "It Had To Be You". CD

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VariousSlow Grind Fever Vols 5 & 6 – Still More Adventures In The Sleazy World Of Popcorn Noir ... CD
Stag O Lee (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $11.99
Those slow grinders are at it again – giving us a heady helping of their "popcorn noir" genre – a style they seem to have coined themselves! The groove here is every bit as great as previous volumes – bits of jazz, R&B, and more – all served up from a host of cool, catchy singles you'd never hope to find in the original – and which work here perfectly to create a great late nite sort of vibe! Make no mistake, most of these numbers are groovers – just the kind that are a bit more kicked back, for post-midnight listening! CD features material from vinyl volumes 5 and 6 – 28 titles that include "Senor Blues" by Rose Hardaway, "Strange Is Love" by The Marquis, "Haunted Sax" by The Night Caps, "Tremblin" by Birdie Green, "Nature Boy" by The Shields, "My Baby" by Nappy Brown, "I Want A Lip" by April Stevens, "Comprende" by Hillard Street with Jack Marshall, "Satan Is Her Name" by Steve King & The Echelons, "Hard Head (part 1)" by Jon Thomas, "Voodoo Drums" by Aki, "Wild Child" by Donnie Elbert, "Medicine Man" by Jeanette B Washington, "Backwoods" by Bill Doggett, "Voodoo Kiss" by Don Sargent & The Buddies, "Tie Me Tight" by Bob Kayli, "Laugh My Heart" by Malcolm Dodds, "Comin Home" by Eddie Jacobs, and "Sinners" by Freddie & The Hitchhikers. CD
(Out of print.)

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VariousSomething New To Do – The Phillip Mitchell Songbook ... CD
Kent (UK), 1970s. Used ... $11.99
An amazing tribute to one of the best soul songwriters in the 70s – the mighty Phillip Mitchell, a key force in mixing together deep soul roots with more sophisticated styles for the time! Mitchell's got this mighty positive way of putting over a tune – lyrics that still hold onto the emotion of the past, yet also come through things with a forward-thinking style too – one that really helps get past obvious cliches, and which always seems to make a Mitchell-penned track stand out as the real gem on an album of 70s soul! Many of the artists here are from a southern soul background – no surprise, as Mitchell made most of his magic south of the Mason/Dixon line – and the set really brings together a great number of artists, and really shows the deep reach that Mitchell had at the time. Titles include "Hitch Hiking To Heartbreak Road" by Bobo Mr Soul, "Something New To Do" by Bobby Sheen, "Carry Me" by Ernie Shelby, "I Don't Do This" by Sidney Joe Qualls, "Free For All" by Mel & Tim, "Come Through Me" by Garland Green, "Here I Am Again" by Candi Staton, "You Made Me What I Am" by Erma Coffee, "Gonna Have A Murder On Your Hands" by JJ Williams, "Archie's In Love" by Archie Bell & The Drells, "Leftovers" by Millie Jackson, "How Can I Go On Without You" by Corey Blake, and "That's The Way I Wanna Live My Life" by Tommie Lee. CD

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✨✧ King James VersionFirst Time We Met ... LP
Peacock/Universal (Japan), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A gospel album at heart, but one that comes across with the sound of some of the hippest soul of the early 70s – very much in the same righteous style as the classic albums by Voices Of East Harlem! Like that group, these guys are clearly trained by the church, but open enough to reach out with lots of secular modes, too – a soaring, soulful vibe that's often got a nice current of funk at the bottom, and a wickedly warm blending of the voices in the group – which include lead male singer Charles Green, and female singers Bernadine Smith, Vicki Trent, and Elaine Joe. Production is by Lee Young – much more classic 70s mellow soul than the usual gospel set of the period – and titles include "I'll Still Love You", "Meeting Up Yonder", "What Then", "My Life Is Getting Sweeter", "The First Time We Met", and "Won't Have Time To Worry". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Stephen StillsStephen Stills ... LP
Atlantic, 1970. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Love The One You're With", "Black Queen", "Sit Yourself Down", "Old Times Good Times", and "Go Back Home". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red and green Broadway pressing. Cover has light wear and a small sticker on one corner.)

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✨✧ Count BasieFrankly Basie – Count Basie Plays The Hits Of Frank Sinatra (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Verve, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
Basie hits the hits of the 50s and early 60s – working here with some tight Billy Byers arrangements that really help transform the tunes! The groove is upbeat, bright, and brilliantly soulful – that punctuated Basie groove first formed when Neal Hefti was with the group, still carried off here wonderfully by a lineup that includes Frank Wess and Frank Foster on saxes, Snooky Young and Al Aarons on trumpets, Benny Powell and Henry Coker on trombones, and Freddie Green on guitar. Titles include "The Second Time Around", "Hey Jealous Lover", "All Of Me", "This Love Of Mine", "Saturday Night", "Come Fly With Me", and "South Of The Border" – almost a Sinatra album in spirit, given the choice of tunes like these! Includes bonus tracks too. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Grant GreenBorn To Be Blue ... CD
Blue Note, 1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
A rare one from Grant Green – recorded in 1962, but not issued until 1985. The set's one of Green's early classics recorded with pianist Sonny Clark – a deeply soulful player who really had the right feel for Green's more lyrical soul jazz numbers. The rest of the group includes Ike Quebec on tenor, plus Sam Jones on bass and Louis Hayes on drums. The tracks are laidback and introspective – but still have enough of a groove to fit with Green's best work at the time. Titles include "Count Every Star", "If I Should Lose You", "Born To Be Blue", and "My One And Only Love". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Ben GreenmanDig If You Will The Picture – Funk, Sex, & God In The Music Of Prince (hardcover) ... Book
Faber & Faber, 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A nice change from the usual book on the music and life of Prince – as author Ben Greenman brings in a fair bit of analysis as he moves through the career of the legendary soul singer – all in ways that are strongly hinted at by the title! Greenman divides the book up into four sections that showcase his approach – Man Music, Meaning, Method Madness, and Memory – the last of which deals with the too-soon passing of Prince, and the huge impact he had on music in the past few decades. There's still plenty of biography in the book, but the author also analyses things along the way and puts them into a nice sense of perspective – maybe one that's easier to do after the artist's passing, which was the case with this project. Questlove provides the introduction – and the book is hardcover, and 286 pages. Book

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✨✧ New Vaudeville BandWinchester Cathedral (plus Finchley Cathedral & bonus tracks) ... CD
Fontana/RPM (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The near-complete works of the legendary New Vaudeville Band – a campy 60s combo with a real old-timey feel! The approach of the group is a bit like the 20s fantasy carried on by Harper's Bizarre over at Warner Brothers in the late 60s – but unlike Harper's, the New Vaudeville Band had a sound that was perhaps even more in the mode of the older music they sought to emulate – although still with a few key groovy elements in place! The style's best summed up by their hit "Winchester Cathedral – a mix of acoustic swing, trad jazz instrumentation, and campy crooning recorded in a flattened way that makes the music sound like it's coming off an old record. The surprising thing, though, is how far the group are able to actually take the style – way past the familiar hit, and into a range of original tunes and covers that all serve up a off-beat British version of the 20s – almost like an audio version of a Monty Python sketch. CD features all the tracks from the albums Winchester Cathedral and its follow-up Finchley Cathedral – plus some rare demos, and even an old Coke commercial. 33 tracks in all, plus full notes on the group – and titles that include "Tap Your Feet", "Whispering", "I Can't Go Wrong", "Whatever Happened To Phyllis Puke", "Sadie Moonshine", "So Tired", "If I Had A Talking Picture Of You", "Peek A Boo", "Shirl", "Lovely Women", "Green Street Green", "Holiday Inn", and of course, "Winchester Cathedral". CD

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✨✧ Bill WithersJustments ... LP
Sussex, 1974. Sealed ... Out Of Stock
A massive 70s album from the great Bill Withers – one that's sometimes overlooked next to his huge crossover records that preceded it – but which is every bit as wonderful! Withers is still on Sussex Records, and still has that completely unique approach that made him a soul genre unto himself – a fantastic voice, a nicely acoustic core, and this sense of flow that's completely magnetic – augmented here with maybe a bit more funk than before, and some great use of keyboards too! The material has a conversational, wise and world weary tone that's brilliantly effective and more intimate than Bill's bigger hits of the day – and there's also some subtly innovative parts to the production that are really moving, from the harp accented piano on "Stories" and the funky percussion flavored rambler of a closing number "Railroad Man". Other tracks include "You", "The Same Love That Made Me Laugh", "Heartbreak Road", "Green Grass", "Ruby Lee", "Can We Pretend", "Liza", and "Make A Smile For Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing!)

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✨✧ Menahan Street BandExciting Sounds Of Menahan Street Band (vintage green vinyl pressing) ... LP
Daptone, 2021. New Copy Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
The Menahan Street Band are always pretty exciting to our funk-trained ears – but this time around, there seems to be a little something extra in the mix – a sound that has all these great little strange twists and turns around the edges, while still keeping all the mellow funk of the group's previous records at the core! The production is really special – different than more familiar contemporary funk records – with a wider-ranging sound that almost evokes the funkier styles in older soundtrack or instrumental albums – even though these guys aren't going for a retro-styled vibe at all. Instead, the music is completely fresh, and completely original – served up with a sound that will expand your listening way past El Michels and the Dap Kings – even though the group features members of both. Titles include "The Starchaser", "Rainy Day Lady", "The Duke", "Parlor Trick", "Stepping Through Shadow", "There Was A Man", "Glovebox Patrol", and "Silkworm". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited Daptone Authorized Dealer pressing on "vintage green" vinyl – includes download!)

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Count BasieMore Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... LP
Verve, 1963. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Basie hits the hits of the 50s and early 60s – working here with some tight Billy Byers arrangements that really help transform the tunes! The groove is upbeat, bright, and brilliantly soulful – that punctuated Basie groove first formed when Neal Hefti was with the group, still carried off here wonderfully by a lineup that includes Frank Wess and Frank Foster on saxes, Snooky Young and Al Aarons on trumpets, Benny Powell and Henry Coker on trombones, and Freddie Green on guitar. Titles include "The Second Time Around", "Hey Jealous Lover", "All Of Me", "This Love Of Mine", "Saturday Night", "Come Fly With Me", and "South Of The Border" – almost a Sinatra album in spirit, given the choice of tunes like these! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono MGM pressing. Cover has light wear and a mostly split spine.)

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Bill EvansSesjun Radio Shows Vol 2 – Dutch Radio Sessions ... CD
Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1979. New Copy ... $16.99
A really beautiful radio performance from pianist Bill Evans – and one with a great special guest on the second half of the set! The core group here is Bill's late trio with Marc Johnson on bass and Joe LaBarbera on drums – both players who carry forward the subtle sense of accompaniment that made earlier 70s trio members so great – at a level that has Evans doing little things on the piano that still manage to leave us breathless – on titles that include "Nardis", "Laurie", "My Romance", and "If You Could See Me Now". The second half of the set was recorded on the same night, but has the great Toots Thielemans stepping in on harmonica – pairing with Bill at a level that's every bit as great as their famous Affinity album together – a sublime experience from these two mature masters of tone and timing. Titles with Toots include "Blue In Green", "Days Of Wine & Roses", "I Do It For Your Love", "Bluesette", and "Five". CD
(Part of the "Jazz Premium Seats – Rare Jazz – Live & Sessions" series!)

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Herbie Mann & The Bill Evans TrioNirvana ... LP
Atlantic, 1961. Very Good+ ... $33.99
A sweet set of tracks that goes way beyond the usual Herbie Mann album! Herbie's playing with Bill Evans' trio that included Chuck Israels on bass and Paul Motian on drums – and the group's got a nice groove that, while not exactly modal, still hits a nice open-ended stretch that works well with Mann's flute – and creates some great exotic-tinged sounds! In a way, the whole album sounds a bit like some sort of 70's soul jazz flute album – nice and airy, a little bit righteous, and very different for both Evans and Mann – and tracks include "Nirvana", "Cashmere", "Gymnopedie", and "I Love You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue and green label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Woody ShawUnited ... LP
CBS, 1981. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Damn wonderful work from Woody Shaw – a sublime set for Columbia Records, and one that's head and shoulders above most major label jazz of its generation! Woody's still in his most soulful modes here – the soaring, spiritual, joyous tones we always love in his Muse Records work from a few years before – delivered here with a tightness and vision that even goes beyond those records – thanks to help from Mulgrew Miller on piano, Gary Bartz on alto sax, Steve Turre on trombone, Stafford James on bass, and Tony Reedus on drums. As with most of Shaw's best records, this is truly a great group effort – from the bold tones of Turre, to the soul-drenched pulsations of James, to the highly rhythmic modes from Miller's piano – all fused together perfectly under Woody's magical vision as a leader, and set fire on tunes that include "United", "Katrina Ballerina", "Pressing The Issue", and "The Greene Street Caper", and "Blues For Wood". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp, some staining at the bottom & up the sides from moisture, and surface wear, but – includes a glossy promo photo and a 3 page bio, which also have some wear from moisture.)

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VariousHello Everyone – Popsike Sparks From Denmark Street 1968 to 1970 ... CD
Spark/Grapefruit (UK), Late 60s. New Copy ... $14.99 20.99
Rare gems from the late 60s UK Spark label – a small imprint founded by the Southern Music publishing company, as their own outlet for some of the cool compositions in their catalog! Many of these tracks were recorded in the basement of the company's London offices – often by the same rough groups of musicians, which means that there's a nicely unified feel to the songs – even while the individual artists are trying to take off in a lots of cool new directions with their vocals and performances. The mode is nicely trippy at times – not all-out psych, but with lots of cool production touches on both the vocals and instrumentation, which really keeps things interesting. The package features 27 tracks in all – most of which we'd never heard before – along with rich notes on this unique slice of late 60s Brit rock. Titles include "Hello Everyone" by Sir Ching I, "Room At The Top Of The Stairs" by Timothy Blue, "The Devil Rides Out" by Icarus, "Digger" by The New Generation, "You're Still Mine" by The Eggy, "Cherrywood Green" by Just William, "Heartbreaker" by The Baby, "The Wall" by The Fruit Machine, "The Old Iron Bell" by Gene Latter, "Midsummer" Dreaming" by John Carter & Russ Alquist, and a stunning version of "Wear Your Love Like Heaven" by Eartha Kitt. CD

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✨✧ Count BasieMore Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... CD
Verve (Japan), 1963. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Basie hits the hits of the 50s and early 60s – working here with some tight Billy Byers arrangements that really help transform the tunes! The groove is upbeat, bright, and brilliantly soulful – that punctuated Basie groove first formed when Neal Hefti was with the group, still carried off here wonderfully by a lineup that includes Frank Wess and Frank Foster on saxes, Snooky Young and Al Aarons on trumpets, Benny Powell and Henry Coker on trombones, and Freddie Green on guitar. Titles include "The Second Time Around", "Hey Jealous Lover", "All Of Me", "This Love Of Mine", "Saturday Night", "Come Fly With Me", and "South Of The Border" – almost a Sinatra album in spirit, given the choice of tunes like these! CD
Also available More Hits Of The 50s & 60s ... LP 7.99

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✨✧ Fleetwood MacPious Bird Of Good Omen ... LP
Blue Horizon/Fat Possum, 1969. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The pious bird of good omen might well be the track "Albatross" here – nestled in the middle of the record, and a key sign that Fleetwood Mac were ready to break from their roots! But this is no heavy bird hanging around the group's neck – as the groundbreaking instrumental really set them free from their straight blues rock expressions, and is mixed here with a great range of material that really shows Peter Green and the group ready to take on the 70s. If you loved Green's blues guitar work on other records, don't worry – there's still plenty of it here – but the range of songs is great, and in addition to the amazing "Albatross", other tunes include the fantastic original version of "Black Magic Woman", plus "The Big Boat", "Rambling Pony", "Just The Blues", "Looking For Somebody", "Stop Messin Round", "The Sun Is Shining", "I Believe My Time Ain't Long", and "Coming Home". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jacob MillerWho Say Jah No Dread ... LP
Greensleeves, Mid 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Beautiful sounds from the mighty Jacob Miller – material recorded with Augustus Pablo in the years before Miller went onto greater fame in Inner Circle – and with a rootsy vibe that's still extremely powerful all these many years later! Pablo's at the height of his talents here – able to hit just the best righteous modes, but without ever going over the top – at a level that seems completely effortless, and which really empowers the message in Miller's vocals! The set's overflowing with gems – and titles include "Keep On Knocking", "Each One Teach One", "Who Say Jah No Dread", "False Rasta", "Baby I Love You So", and "Girl Named Pat" – plus the dubs "Knocking Version", "Hungry Town Skank", "King Tubby Meet Rockers Uptown", "Jah Dread", "Each One Teach One Version", and "Girl Named Pat Version". LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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