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✨✧ Five StarAll Fall Down (m&m mix, extended version)/First Avenue ... 12-inch
RCA/Tent, 1985. Very Good (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(UK pressing.)

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✨✧ SeawindSeawind (1980 – A&M) ... LP
A&M, 1980. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sweet bit of fusion-tinged soul – produced with a sunny Hawaiian groove by George Duke, and featuring some of the tightest tunes from Seawind to date! Pauline Wilson sings lead vocals on the album – in a cool breezy mode that fits well with the compressed instrumentation of the album – and the overall groove is polished, but still with the same soulful depth as the group's other work! The album's got a great balance of styles, and tracks include "Pra Vose", "Still In Love", "What Cha Doin", "The Two Of Us", and "Love Him, Love Her". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes Vol 2 – Part B ... LP
BBE (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A second volume of underground disco and unstoppable dancefloor soul from NYC in the late 70s and early 80s – M&M Mixes Vol 2, highlighting rare and previously unreleased mixes by John Morales! It features a roster of legendary names, particularly to diggers of deeper disco tracks, but also some soul stars who worked well in that groove – a batch of tunes mixed & engineered by Morales back in the day at M&M Studios and elsewhere. Great numbers by Teddy Pendergrass, Inner Life feat Jocelyn Brown, Candi Staton and Loleatta Holloway! The vinyl version comes in 2 separate parts –both 2LPs and featuring all exclusive extended vinyl versions – each each of which fills a whole side! Part B includes "The More I Get (John's M+M Get It All Mix)" by Teddy Pendergrass, "Young Hearts Run Free (John's M+M Run Run Run Free Mix)" by Candi Staton, "Dreamin (John's M+M Not My Man Extended Mix)" by Loleatta Holloway and "Make It Last Forever (John's M+M Original Forever 12" Mix)" by Inner Life feat Jocelyn Brown. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousJohn Morales – The M&M Mixes – NYC Underground Disco Anthems & Previously Unreleased Exclusive Salsoul Mixes ... LP
BBE (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 3LP ... Out Of Stock
An incredible compilation of dancefloor soul & disco from the early 80s – rare, extended and previously unreleased mixes by NYC legend John Morales – featuring essential material from Logg, Universal Robot Band, Tony Adderly, Class Action, Inner Life and more! Morales was a part of the DJ remix scene that made club ready soul gems out of a bunch of the pop and soul hits of the day, but this compilation on BBE goes deeper than that for the cream of the crop of the post disco grooves of the day, most running on the long side for that unstoppable dancefloor approach, while keeping the song based soul sound fully in place. Essential! 3LP version includes 9 long tracks, with a couple versions extended and longer or otherwise alternate versions than the CD mixes, including the 17+ minute A-side opener "Ain't No Mountain High Enough Parts I & II" (JM extended 4AM mix), "Breaking Down (Sugar Samba)" (JM extended After-Session M&M mix) by Julia & Company, "Barely Breaking Even" (demo version) by Universal Robot Band, "I Ain't Mad At You" (JM extended After-Session M&M mix) by Tony Adderly, "Never Can Say Goodbye" (demo version) by La-Rita Gaskin, "Move To The Groove" (JM After-Session M&M mix) by Margie Joseph, "You Got (That Something)" (JM After-Session M&M mix) by Logg and more. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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✨✧ Bryan AdamsLet Me Take You Dancing (disco version) (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1979. Very Good ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Canadian pressing.)

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Bryan AdamsReckless ... LP
A&M, 1984. Very Good ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a light stain along the spine and rounded corners.)

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Herb AlpertRise (expanded edition) ... CD
A&M/Shout Factory, 1979. Used ... $14.99
A whole new level of genius for Herb Alpert – a record that's light years away from his earlier work with the Tijuana Brass, and which has the trumpeter stepping strongly into the world of smooth jazzy fusion! The title track here went platinum the minute it was released – and became an end-of-the 70s instrumental anthem that seemed to drift out of speakers around the country. The rest of the album's pretty great too – built on the modes explored by Donald Byrd, Freddie Hubbard, and other soulful fusion players of the 70s – but cast out with a bit more drama overall. Titles include the seminal jazz dance classic "Rotation" – plus "Rise", "Street Life", "Aranjuez (Mon Amour)", "1980", "Angelina", and "Love Is". Expanded CD version has been re-sequenced by Herb himself – and features the bonus tracks "Rotation (alternate version)", and "Aranjuez (2007 dance mix)". CD
(Out of print Signature edition.)

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Herb Alpert & The Tijuana BrassWhipped Cream & Other Delights ... LP
A&M, 1965. Very Good- ... $6.99
Trumpety magic from Herb Alpert & The Tijuana Brass – a record that's known not only for its classic cover of a model dipped in whipped cream, but also for it's tremendously groovy groove! The Tijuana sound is very firmly in place by the time of this set – Mexican-inspired, but compressed down into a sweet little LA groove in that magical A&M way – never too over the top, done in a way that takes a previously-hokey brassy sound, and smoothes it out for the Now Sound generation! Titles include the hit single "Whipped Cream", plus "Taste Of Honey", "Green Peppers", "Bittersweet Samba", "Lemon Tree", "Ladyfingers", and "Butterball". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK PYE pressing. Cover has moderate wear.)

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Joan ArmatradingJoan Armatrading ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Atlantic StarrAs The Band Turns ... LP
A&M, 1985. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "Freak A Ristic", "Cool Calm Collected", "Silver Shadow", "Let's Start It Over", "Thank You", and "If Your Heart Isn't In It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve.)

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Atlantic StarrBrilliance ... LP
A&M, 1982. Very Good ... $2.99
The title's certainly right on this one – because Atlantic Starr serve up a really brilliant blend of electro funk and mainstream soul – balanced with that near-perfect sound that made them one of the best groups of their generation! Despite the size of the combo, the sound is relatively lean – a very focused balance of basslines, keyboards, and some tightly snapping 80s groove rhythms – served up with vocals that warmly cascade over the tops of the tunes, but usually take a second seat to the extremely compelling instrumentation. The sound is polished, but never too slick – and the group are a great example of how well soul from this time could sound when done just the right way! Titles include "Love Me Down", "Sexy Dancer", "Circles", "Love Moves", "Your Love Finally Ran Out", and "You're The One". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve.)

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Atlantic StarrSecret Lovers – The Best Of Atlantic Starr ... CD
A&M, Early/Mid 80s. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Atlantic StarrSilver Shadow (specially remixed version, dub) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1985. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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Burt BacharachReach Out (180 gram pressing) ... LP
A&M/Elemental (Spain), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99
Fantastic! We love Burt Bacharach in so many ways that it's easy to forget the genius of these early A&M sides – but going back to them is always a treat, and it's wonderful to hear the way that Burt lays down his own work when given the chance! You know the tracks – "House Is Not A Home", "Bond Street", "Reach Out For Me", "Are You There", "Windows Of The World" – but you may not know the arrangements, which are superb – quite different than the more famous vocal versions you've probably heard ad infinitum, and recorded at a level that brings a whole new magic and majesty to 60s pop! An essential record for any fan of all things groovy – and an album of new pleasures each time we hear it! LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ Philip BaileyTriumph ... LP
A&M, 1986. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a hype sticker and promo stamp.)

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Bass Is BaseMemories Of The Soulshack Survivors ... CD
A&M (Canada), 1995. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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George BensonOther Side Of Abbey Road ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $13.99
A wonderfully wicked album – one that sold so many copies that it's sometimes hard to remember how great it is! George takes on all of Abbey Road – or just about all of it – as he runs through some of the most beautiful tracks The Beatles ever wrote, like "Golden Slumbers", "I Want You (She's So Heavy)", "The End", "Because", and "You Never Give Me Your Money". The whole thing's set to some great baroque jazzy arrangements by Don Sebesky, and George digs the whole thing so much that he even sings a bit – vocalizing in a cool chromatic way that really works well with his guitar playing, and which would soon transform into a very popular style on his records of the 70s. Keyboards are by Bob James and Herbie Hancock – and there's plenty of other great jazz players in the mix! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a sticker and some light stains on back.)

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George BensonTell It Like It Is ... LP
A&M/CTI, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $8.99
An early George Benson groover from the A&M years of CTI – a set that's quite different than his famous 70s sets, with a really unique sound overall! The arrangements here are by Latin Soul maestro Marty Sheller – who brings some of the vibe to the set that he brought to his 60s work with Mongo Santamaria – not a straight Latin sound overall, but one that comes through strongly in some of the percussion and horns! Players are all pretty hip – and keyboards are from Richard Tee on most of the best tracks – and drums are from Idris Muhammad throughout, working here under his original name of Leo Morris. Main solos are from Benson on guitar – although the record also features alto solos from Sonny Fortune and Bobby Porcelli – who'd both stepped out a bit with Santamaria too. Titles include "Water Brother", "Jama Joe", "Dontcha Hear Me Callin' To Ya", "Jackie All", "Soul Limbo", "Are You Happy", "Land Of 1000 Dances", and "Out in the Cold Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing.)

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Black Eyed PeasWhere Is The Love (LP, radio, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
A&M, 2003. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Booker TI Want You ... LP
A&M, 1981. Very Good+ ... $7.99
An early 80s gem from Booker T – and continuing proof that he made some mighty nice music after he split from the MGs! This set's got Book grooving in a sweet Cali mode all the way through – a vibe that's warm, yet never sleepy at all – and blended with just the right touches of funk and jazz to keep things hip, and give the album way more depth than you might expect! There's some surprising fusion touches at times, but the album always has a great focus – and if anything, reminds us of some of the best soul sides on Capitol Records of the time – particularly those influenced by earlier funk on Blue Note. Booker handles vocals, keyboards, and guitar – plus most of the arrangements too – and the album's got a sweet stepping groove that's mighty nice all the way through! Titles include "I Want You", "Treasure Chest", "Don't Stop Your Love", "Electric Lady", "You're The Best", and "I Came To Love You". LP, Vinyl record album

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Booker T & PriscillaBooker T & Priscilla ... LP
A&M, 1971. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Memphis goes to California – with surprising results! The album's one of a few that Booker T cut after splitting with the MGs – of legendary Stax Records fame – and it's completely different than his earlier sides, and not in a bad way! Book recorded the set in California with wife Priscilla Jones, and it's done in a mixture of soul, rock, and folk styles – one that's as much in keeping with the Laurel Canyon or San Francisco scenes than Book's earlier work was with the Memphis ones. Booker and Priscilla both sing – sometimes together, sometimes apart – and the double-length set is pretty warm, fuzzy, and a bit trippy. Titles include "Delta Song" and "Wedding Song", both of which are standout tracks – and other titles include "She", "Funny Honey", "Medley From The Jones Ranch", and "The Sun Don't Shine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has edge wear and half split seams.)

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Tommy Boyce & Bobby HartTest Patterns ... LP
A&M, 1967. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Brothers JohnsonKickin' ... LP
A&M, 1988. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp and hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Brothers JohnsonLight Up The Night ... CD
A&M, 1980. Used ... $3.99
More hit magic from the Brothers Johnson – still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and virtually setting up the blueprint for jazzy soul in the 80s! Backings are by an all-star team, and Rod Temperton's helping out Quincy with arrangements – going for that snapping groove approach he worked to best effect with Heatwave. The sound is tight, but never too slick – and The Brothers keep a nice funky undercurrent on the bottom of most tracks. Titles include "Smilin On Ya", "You Make Me Wanna Wiggle", "Light Up The Night", "Stomp", "This Had To Be", and "Closer To The One You Love". CD
Also available Light Up The Night ... LP 5.99

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Brothers JohnsonLight Up The Night ... CD
A&M, 1980. New Copy ... $5.99 6.98
More hit magic from the Brothers Johnson – still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and virtually setting up the blueprint for jazzy soul in the 80s! Backings are by an all-star team, and Rod Temperton's helping out Quincy with arrangements – going for that snapping groove approach he worked to best effect with Heatwave. The sound is tight, but never too slick – and The Brothers keep a nice funky undercurrent on the bottom of most tracks. Titles include "Smilin On Ya", "You Make Me Wanna Wiggle", "Light Up The Night", "Stomp", "This Had To Be", and "Closer To The One You Love". CD
Also available Light Up The Night ... LP 5.99

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Brothers JohnsonLight Up The Night ... LP
A&M, 1980. Very Good Gatefold ... $5.99
More hit magic from the Brothers Johnson – still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and virtually setting up the blueprint for jazzy soul in the 80s! Backings are by an all-star team, and Rod Temperton's helping out Quincy with arrangements – going for that snapping groove approach he worked to best effect with Heatwave. The sound is tight, but never too slick – and The Brothers keep a nice funky undercurrent on the bottom of most tracks. Titles include "Smilin On Ya", "You Make Me Wanna Wiggle", "Light Up The Night", "Stomp", "This Had To Be", and "Closer To The One You Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(In original shrinkwrap, with hype sticker and a price sticker.)
Also available Light Up The Night ... CD 5.99

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✨✧ Brothers JohnsonLook Out For #1 ... LP
A&M, 1976. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
An all-star soul affair produced by Quincy Jones, and featuring the talents of studio greats like Harvey Mason, Billy Cobham, Toots Thielmans, Dave Grusin, Lee Ritenour, and many others – not to mention the Brothers themselves! We'll be honest, though, in saying that we really think it's the great jazzy backing and the tight arrangements by Quincy that make this record so great. The Brothers' bass and vocal work is fine – but it's the non-bass instrumental moments that really make this album great, as you'll hear on cuts like the moog-heavy "Tomorrow", or the timbales/keyboard/flute groover "Thunder Thumbs & Lightnin Licks". Great stuff if you dig mid 70s work by Q – and featuring the tracks "I'll Be Good To You", "Land Of Ladies", "Free & Single", "Get The Funk Out Ma Face", and "The Devil". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Brothers JohnsonOut Of Control ... LP
A&M, 1984. Sealed ... $4.99
The Brothers Johnson are hardly out of control on this mid 80s set – as the album's got a tight groove that shows the duo are still going strong long past their 70s fame! As before, there's a bit of bounce on the bottom – that bassy groove that the pair first crafted back in their Quincy Jones days, topped with some sweet keyboards too – and punched up a bit on the rhythms, in styles that are in keeping with the changes in soul at the time. There's a nice degree of warmth on some of the best numbers here – and titles include "Lovers Forever", "Do You", "Let's Try Love Again", "Out Of Control", "Save Me", "Tokyo", and "It's All Over Now". LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap has a hype sticker and some shop sticker remnants.)

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Brothers JohnsonRight On Time ... CD
A&M, 1977. New Copy ... $5.99 6.98
A funky classic from the Brothers Johnson – sweet funky soul, done with a polish few could match! The pair are still working with Quincy Jones at this point, and the record's filled with lots of tight jazzy grooves that certainly show Quincy's touch – and which set the record apart from a number of similar mainstream funk records flooding the market at the time. The standout cut on the album is their great reading of "Strawberry Letter 23" – originally done by Shuggie Otis in a stoner version, but nicely stripped down here by the Bros, and given a very nice pop psychedelic soul twist! Other tracks include "Right On Time", "Q", "Free Yourself, Be Yourself", and "Love Is". CD

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Brothers JohnsonStrawberry Letter 23/Get The Funk Out Ma Face ... 12-inch
A&M, 1976/1977. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $9.99
Completely sublime! Shuggie Otis first wrote and recorded "Strawberry Letter 23", but it took The Brothers Johnson, and some smooth Quincy Jones production to make it a hit! The track loses none of it's original trippy soul in this version – and if anything, the better vocals really take it over the top! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Red vinyl pressing in the printed sleeve.)

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Dennis BrownFoul Play ... LP
A&M, 1981. Very Good+ ... $3.99
Produced by Joe Gibbs and Clive Hunt. Titles include "On The Rocks", "I Need Your Love", "Come On Baby", "The Existence Of Jah", "The Cheapter", and "Your Man". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Dave Brubeck25th Anniversary Reunion ... CD
A&M, 1976. Used ... $4.99
Kind of a cheesy cover, but a surprisingly nice set – done with the same depth that the A&M/Horizon series had brought to Paul Desmond's records of the time! Tracks are nice and long, and Desmond's alto sounds great – and it's wonderful to have Eugene Wright back on bass and Joe Morello on drums! Titles include the long "African Times Suite" – plus "Take Five", "St Louis Blues", and "Three To Get Ready & Four To Go". CD
(Out of print.)

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Dave Brubeck & Paul Desmond1975 – The Duets ... LP
A&M, 1975. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $4.99
Excellent mid 70s duet jazz from pianist Dave Brubeck & alto Paul Desmond! Duets 1975 is a nicely laidback work from the duo – playing here with no other accompaniment, in a spare set of material that's incredibly fragile and intimate – and all the better for that. The move is a real change from the pair's more famous sides of the late 50s and early 60s – and with no drums and bass to get in the way, they drift around warmly, working together and apart as old friends with a great deal of sympathy for each other. Titles include "Koto Song", "Blue Dove", "Stardust", "Alice In Wonderland", and "Summer Song". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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BudgieBandolier ... LP
A&M, 1975. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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BudgieImpeckable ... LP
A&M, 1978. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Busload Of NunsRed All Over EP ... 12-inch
S&M, 1982. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $0.99
Includes "Work Song", "Stayin' Alive", "Chicken Song", and "Sleepyhead". 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Captain SensibleWOT/Strawberry Dross ... 7-inch
A&M (UK), 1982. Very Good ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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CarpentersOld Fashioned Chrismas ... LP
A&M, 1984. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe CockerClassics Vol 4 ... CD
A&M, Late 60s/1970s. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe CockerI Can Stand A Little Rain ... LP
A&M, 1974. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Joe CockerMad Dogs & Englishmen ... LP
A&M, 1970. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing in the fold-out cover, with some ringwear and waviness.)

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Joe CockerStingray ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Mart CrowleyBoys In The Band – Original Cast Recording ... LP
A&M, 1968. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
If you think this one was strangely compelling as a play or a film, you'll find it even more wild as a record! The play's groundbreaking frankness with homosexual life comes off here almost as an ethnographic recording from the West Village – as a bunch of gay men talk openly about their lives, loves, and losses, in a style that has the microphone almost eavesdropping on the whole proceedings. LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing. Cover has a split top seam.)

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Deadly VenomsPockets Stay Deeply (LP, clean, inst, acapella)/Counterfeiters (LP, clean, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1998. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Female rap group featuring Finesse, formerly of Finesse & Synquis, N-Tyce & Champ MC (with J-Boo). Sort of styling themselves as a female Wu Tang, and loosely associated with them. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Paul DesmondBridge Over Troubled Water ... LP
A&M, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
Paul Desmond serves up his own versions of some key tunes by Simon & Garfunkel tunes – with results that are simply amazing! The style here takes all the airy brilliance of the original S&G tunes, and turns it towards a more jazz-based mode – one that has some of the slight Brazilian undercurrents in the rhythms that you'll find on Desmond's previous two albums for CTI! The full arrangements are by Don Sebesky, who brings a great sense of balance to the set – and Herbie Hancock plays some great electric piano, in a group that also features Airto on percussion and Gene Bertoncini on guitar. But the real star of the set is Paul Desmond – blowing with that amazing tone of his – and sliding from tune to tune with effortless ease, in a way that really transforms these tunes in their instrumental readings. Titles include "Cecilia", "Mrs. Robinson", "America", "So Long, Frank Lloyd Wright", and "Scarborough Fair" – all done with a sweet jazzy A&M approach! LP, Vinyl record album

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DickiesNights In White Satin/Manny Joe & Jack ... 7-inch
A&M, 1980. Very Good+ (pic cover)... $24.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In the withdrawn KKK sleeve, neatly cut down one seam.)

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✨✧ Difford & TilbrookDifford & Tilbrook ... LP
A&M, 1984. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Dream SyndicateThis Is Not The New Dream Syndicate Album – Live ... LP
A&M, 1984. Very Good ... $6.99
Titles include "Tell Me When It's Over", "Bullet With My Name On It", "Armed With An Empty Gun", "The Medicine Show", and the great "John Coltrane Stereo Blues". LP, Vinyl record album

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FalcoFalco 3 ... LP
A&M, 1985. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a spot of tape on the top seam.)

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✨✧ FitJust Havin' Fun ... LP
A&M, 1988. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and hype sticker.)

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✨✧ Flying Burrito BrothersDefinitive Collection ... CD
A&M, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A great collection – 25 tracks by this legendary group! CD
(Out of print, BMG Direct pressing.)

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Peter FramptonFrampton Comes Alive! ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
Arguably one of the most successful double live albums ever! Includes the classic "Baby I Love Your Way", and "Show Me The Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and unglued seams.)

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✨✧ Frampton's CamelFrampton's Camel ... LP
A&M, 1973. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ FreeHighway ... LP
A&M, 1970. Very Good+ ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing.)

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Stan GetzApasionado ... CD
A&M, 1990. Used ... $1.99
A late record by Stan Getz – one of his last – recorded with Herb Alpert and Eddie Del Barrio arranging – a record with a some surprisingly wonderful sax solos by Stan given the late date – and a surprisingly tight sound given the extended roster of players! The sound is pretty polished as a whole, which doesn't squander Stan's work, and the clean & lean vibe features contributors such as Del Barrio on synth, Kenny Baron on piano, Paulinho Da Costa on percussion, Oscar Castro Neves on guitar, a George Bohanon & Reginald Young on trombone, Rick Bapist and others on trumpet, and more. Titles include "Apasionado", "Coba", "Waltz For Stan", "Espanola", "Madrugada", "Amoruous Cat", "Midnight Ride" and "Lonely Lady". CD
(Out of print.)

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Al GreenHe Is The Light ... LP
A&M, 1985. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Groove B ChillHip Hop Music (groovey 7" version, "b" dub, chillin acapella, lp, inst) ... 12-inch
A&M, 1990. Very Good ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Henry GrossPlug Me Into Something ... LP
A&M, 1975. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a cutout hole, small promo sticker, and unglued top seam.)

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Charlie HadenCloseness ... LP
Horizon/A&M, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99
One of Charlie's best albums of the 70s – a beautifully stripped down set of duets with well-matched players that include Alice Coltrane, Ornette Coleman, Paul Motian, and Keith Jarrett! The spare format is an extremely wonderful showcase for Haden's expressive bass work – and the intimacy of the tracks is different from some of the ECM recordings made during the same stretch – as the feel here is less a muted exploration of sound than it is a deeply personal interaction with some of the best talents of his generation. Tracks include "Ellen David", "For Turiya", "OC", and "For A Free Portugal". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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Charlie HadenGolden Number ... LP
Horizon/A&M, 1977. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
A spare set of duets that follows closely in spirit to Charlie Haden's Closeness album for A&M – and like that record, a set of well-chosen reunion duets with key figures from his past! The album features 4 long tracks – each based around a different performer set next to Haden's acoustic bass – recorded in a loose style that's almost a bit more spontaneous than the Closeness record. Don Cherry plays trumpet and flutes on "Out Of Focus", Archie Shepp plays tenor on "Shepp's Way", Hampton Hawes plays piano on "Turnaround", and Ornette Coleman plays trumpet on the beautiful title track "Golden Number". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout notch.)

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Jim HallCommitment ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $11.99
A really beautiful little album from Jim Hall – a mid 70s gem that has him recasting his style with a wonderful sound! The album features Hall in a variety of groupings – some quite spare, and featuring only accompaniment from piano (Don Thompson or Tommy Flanagan), drums (Terry Clarke), or vocals (Jane Hall) – while a few other tracks feature Hall in a nice larger group with Flanagan on piano and Art Farmer on trumpet – playing in a warm, compressed sound that's incredibly beautiful. The tunes are all quite fresh – even on the few familiar numbers on the session – and the album's a work of subtle genius that shows why Hall was one of the greatest jazz talents on the guitar during his day! Titles inlcude "Down The Line", "Walk Soft", "One Morning In May", "Lament For A Fallen Matador", "Bermuda Bye Bye", and "When I Fall In Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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Jim HallJim Hall Live ... LP
A&M, 1975. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
A work of understated brilliance from guitarist Jim Hall – and one of our favorite records by him! The setting is simple – Hall plays live with a trio, on a set of familiar standards – but the results are remarkable, as both Hall and the rhythm section manage to bring a hell of a lot of swing and imagination into such a tiny space! Hall's always had a rhythmic approach to his work, but here, playing with drummer Terry Clarke and bassist Don Thompson, he really opens into a great groove – stretching things past his usual standard, and bringing a lot more soul into the set than you might expect. The tunes are ones you'll recognize – "Angel Eyes", "Round Midnight", and "The Way You Look Tonight" – but the real charm is what Hall and the trio do with them! LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Human LeagueCrash ... LP
A&M, 1986. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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Human LeagueDare ... LP
A&M/Virgin, 1981. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A masterpiece of synth pop – and a landmark album for the Human League! The record took the group from the Brit post-punk underground to the charts of the world – with a stark blend of noisy keyboards, spare beats, and Phil Okey's wonderfully flat and monotone vocals. And although the record is a bit of a departure from the group's noisier first few albums, it's also still got a dark edge that we'd kind of missed the first time around. Includes a nice remake of the theme from "Get Carter", plus loads of little great synth tunes like "I Am The Law", "Seconds", "The Sound Of The Crowd", and "Darkness" – as well as the hits "Love Action", "Don't You Want Me", and "The Things That Dreams Are Made Of". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the original inner sleeve.)

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Humble PieEat It ... LP
A&M, 1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
A new taste from Humble Pie – who moved into more of a rock 'n' soul vibe on 1973s Eat It than the more hard rocking previous couple of albums– originally a double LP of studio material on 3 sides a 4th side of live numbers captured at Green's Playhouse in Glasgow. The Clydie King vocal arrangements have plenty of soul, and there's loose, swaggery early 70s vibe that's quite infectious. These later Humble Pie albums are a bit overlooked, but there's plenty to dig here! 15 songs in all: "Get Down On It", "Is It For Love?", "Drugstore Cowboy", "Say No More", "Up Our Sleeve", "Summer Song" takes on the Stones' "Honky Tonk Women", Ike & Tina's "Black Coffee", Holland/Dozier/Holland's "Road Runner" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing. Booklet is missing.)

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Humble PiePerformance – Rockin The Fillmore ... LP
A&M, 1971. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
Some of the most hard-hitting work ever recorded by Humble Pie – and that's saying a lot, given the power of the group on other albums! The performance is very unbridled – really open-ended, at a level that showcases not just the mindbending early guitar talents of Peter Frampton (something you'd never guess if you only knew his hits), but also the raw power that Steve Marriott could unleash in the group – quite a change from his work with the Small Faces. The tunes include a number of non-Humble Pie tracks, given a raw bluesy workout on extended versions – and titles include "Four Day Creep", "Stone Cold Fever", "I'm Ready", "Rollin Stone", and "I Walk On Gilded Splinters". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a few scratches on the front.)

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Humble PieSmokin ... LP
A&M, 1972. Very Good ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label pressing.)

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HummingbirdDiamond Nights ... LP
A&M, 1977. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Janet JacksonDream Street ... LP
A&M, 1984. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Janet JacksonJanet Jackson ... CD
A&M/Spectrum (UK), 1982. Used ... $5.99
Janet's first LP, produced by Foster Sylvers, with a number of tracks written by Rene & Angela. With a great picture of Janet on the back looking an awful lot like a teenage version of Penny. Includes "Say You Do", "Young Love", 'Don't Mess Up this Good Thing" and 'Forever Yours", plus 4 more. CD
(Out of print.)

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Janet JacksonJanet Jackson's Rhythm Nation 1814 ... LP
A&M, 1989. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
A crowning moment in New Jack Swing – or New Jill Swing, as it were – a perfect step forward for Janet Jackson, as she continues to work with the duo of Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis, with a vibe that was setting the scene for the rest of mainstream soul at the time! The album's got a larger overall feel than her previous set – partly because it makes use of the expanded CD recording style to add in interludes that link the tracks, and create a great flow through the record – while the lady herself still soars through plenty of catchy cuts that would win her some big hits! Titles include "Escapade", "Miss You Much", "Rhythm Nation", "Alright", "Love Will Never Do (Without You)", "Black Cat" and "Come Back To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great 2LP pressing – a lot more spacious than the original!)

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✨✧ Joe JacksonBig World ... CD
A&M, 1986. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe JacksonJoe Jackson's Jumpin Jive ... CD
A&M, 1981. Used ... $4.99
Joe Jackson takes on hip hits from the postwar years – music of Louis Jordan and others – with surprisingly great results! CD
(Out of print.)

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Joe JacksonNight & Day ... LP
A&M, 1982. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
A heck of a great record – and we don't mind saying it! After knocking around in territory that ran from new wave to neo ska, retro swing, and other assorted genres, Joe Jackson really emerged with a strong voice on this 1982 classic. The album's a loving tribute to New York – and is steeped in Jackson's growing knowledge of Latin and jazz music – performed here by a great group that really sets things up right, and recorded in a warmly acoustic mode that was quite striking for the time! The tracks on the set hold up incredibly well over the years – getting past the cliches that later plagued Jackson's career, and reminding us of how great he was at his best. LP, Vinyl record album

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Jesse JohnsonShockadelica ... CD
A&M, 1986. Used ... $13.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Quincy JonesBody Heat ... LP
A&M, 1974. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
In the early 70s, Quincy Jones surrounded himself with some of the best young soul and jazz talent he could find, plus a few older pros – and the result was a great series of albums that spanned genres and created a whole new approach to modern R&B. This gem of a record was put together with a young Leon Ware and an older Ray Brown – and it features some killer mellow soul tracks that rank with Quincy's best work! Includes the sublime version of "If I Ever Lose This Heaven", plus "Body Heat", "Soul Saga", "Everything Must Change", "One Track Mind", and "Along Came Betty". LP, Vinyl record album

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Quincy JonesGula Matari ... LP
A&M, 1970. Sealed Gatefold ... $29.99
A real step forward for Quincy Jones – a record that really shows the jazzman moving into sophisticated new territory – a sound that's just right for the CTI generation! The album's got a vibe that's a bit similar to Quincy's Walking In Space album, but it's a lot deeper too – touched with some of the African elements you might guess from the title – arranged in ways that are often quite spacious, so that the tunes really take some time to find just the right groove! Backings are large, but show the leaner elements that Jones was bringing to his soundtrack work – and instrumentation includes vibes from Milt Jackson, marimba from Don Elliott, flute from Hubert Laws, soprano sax from Jerome Richardson, trumpet from Freddie Hubbard, trombone from Al Grey, and guitar from Eric Gale. Keyboards figure strongly – played by Herbie Hancock and Bob James – and special features include a bit of guitar and whistling from Toots Thielemans, plus some soulful vocals from Valerie Simpson. "Gula Matari" is an incredible 12 minute tribal groove – and other titles include a killer take on Nat Adderley's "Hummin", plus "Walkin" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed gatefold pressing!)

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✨✧ Quincy JonesMellow Madness ... LP
A&M, 1973. Near Mint- ... $6.99
A really great, oft-overlooked album from the best period of Quincy Jones! This album is quite possibly Quincy's most farthest-reaching – as he works in an array of styles that really shows his growing genius in the studio – not just jazz and soundtrack modes, but more soul-based ones, handled with work from a great array of guest stars who really expand the sound. There's loads of nice bits – like a version of "My Cherie Amour", done with vocals by Leon Ware and Minnie Riperton; a new take on "Bluesette", redone with Toots Thielemans; and the original "Beautiful Black Girl", which features rapping by The Watts Prophets! Other tracks include "Paranoid", "Cry Baby", "Tryin To Find Out About You", and "Listen (What It Is)". LP, Vinyl record album

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Quincy JonesSmackwater Jack ... CD
A&M/Verve, 1971. New Copy ... $9.99 11.98
A great bit of 70s electric work from Quincy – and probably his funkiest album ever! Quincy's really stepping out here from the straighter and spacier styles of earlier records – going for more of the dirty grooves he was cutting up for soundtrack albums, and hitting notes that were a lot more fitting for the blacksploitation era. The record includes the massive funky track cut "Hikky-Burr", which was the theme to the first Bill Cosby Show, and which has a sinister groove, and some wild shouted lyrics! Also features two more great themes – "Ironside" and "The Anderson Tapes" – both of which have a cool electric sound to them, and the nice title cut, which actually features Quincy on vocals! Other tracks include "Cast Your Fate To The Wind", "What's Going On", "Brown Ballad" and more. CD

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Quincy JonesSmackwater Jack ... LP
A&M, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A great bit of 70s electric work from Quincy – and probably his funkiest album ever! Quincy's really stepping out here from the straighter and spacier styles of earlier records – going for more of the dirty grooves he was cutting up for soundtrack albums, and hitting notes that were a lot more fitting for the blacksploitation era. The record includes the massive funky track cut "Hikky-Burr", which was the theme to the first Bill Cosby Show, and which has a sinister groove, and some wild shouted lyrics! Also features two more great themes – "Ironside" and "The Anderson Tapes" – both of which have a cool electric sound to them, and the nice title cut, which actually features Quincy on vocals! Other tracks include "Cast Your Fate To The Wind", "What's Going On", "Brown Ballad" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some wear.)
Also available Smackwater Jack ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Quincy JonesWalking In Space ... CD
CTI/A&M, 1969. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the greatest Quincy Jones albums of all time! The record's a spacey jazz masterpiece – and it combine's Quincy's soulful soundtrack vision with the excellent production talents of Creed Taylor, for a monster album of long drawn out cuts that mix soul jazz with more sophisticated arrangements! Bob James plays electric piano on a number of cuts, and in a way, the record's kind of a blueprint for some of James' later CTI albums. Titles include "Killer Joe", "Dead End", "Walking In Space", and "Love & Peace". CD
(Verve pressing,)

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Quincy JonesYou've Got It Bad Girl ... CD
A&M/Verve, 1973. New Copy ... $8.99 11.98
Sweet funky Q for the 70s – easily one of the coolest albums ever from Quincy Jones! The album's got a very heavy electric vibe – one that's kind of a laidback take on the styles that Jones was forging in some of his 70s soundtrack work – served up with massive work on the keyboards from Dave Grusin and Bob James, the latter of whom brings some of his own CTI vibe strongly into play! The basslines are great too – often dipping, stepping, and turning wonderfully – keeping things laidback and mellow, but always making for some sort of a groove, even on the slower tracks too. There's just a bit of vocals on the record – handled by Valerie Simpson on two tracks, and Quincy on another – but the main focus here is on the instrumentation, which is completely sublime. Titles include Quincy's great remake of "Summer In The City", an oft-sought sample track – plus versions of "Superstition", "Daydreaming", and "You've Got It Bad Girl" – and the great originals "Chump Change", "Love Theme From The Getaway", "Eyes Of Love", and "Sanford & Son Theme". CD

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✨✧ Quincy JonesYou've Got It Bad Girl ... LP
A&M, 1973. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Sweet funky Q for the 70s – easily one of the coolest albums ever from Quincy Jones! The album's got a very heavy electric vibe – one that's kind of a laidback take on the styles that Jones was forging in some of his 70s soundtrack work – served up with massive work on the keyboards from Dave Grusin and Bob James, the latter of whom brings some of his own CTI vibe strongly into play! The basslines are great too – often dipping, stepping, and turning wonderfully – keeping things laidback and mellow, but always making for some sort of a groove, even on the slower tracks too. There's just a bit of vocals on the record – handled by Valerie Simpson on two tracks, and Quincy on another – but the main focus here is on the instrumentation, which is completely sublime. Titles include Quincy's great remake of "Summer In The City", an oft-sought sample track – plus versions of "Superstition", "Daydreaming", and "You've Got It Bad Girl" – and the great originals "Chump Change", "Love Theme From The Getaway", "Eyes Of Love", and "Sanford & Son Theme". LP, Vinyl record album
(Grey label pressing, missing poster.)
Also available You've Got It Bad Girl ... CD 8.99

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Roger KellawayCello Quartet ... CD
A&M/Verve, 1971. Used ... $9.99
A large, ambitious early 70s experiment in "chamber jazz" from pianist/composer Roger Kellaway – a really haunting set with the sweep you'd be much more in store for on a classical or chamber orchestra record, but with an earthbound core, chords and tonal shifts of a piano jazz album! Kellaway leads on piano, with a group that includes Emil Richards on percussion, Ed Lustgarten on cello and string arrangements, and the A&M Records staff symphony orchestra! Tracks include "Saturnia", "Sunrise", "Esque", "Invasion Of The Forest", "Morning Song" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ KnowledgeHail Dread ... LP
A&M (UK), 1978. Very Good ... $29.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nils LofgrenNils Lofgren ... LP
A&M, 1975. Very Good ... $4.99
The wonderful first solo album from Nils Lofgren – done with this lean, tight sound that's nicely different than his previous work with Grin – and which really lets Nils show off all the best sides of his vocals and guitar! The group is just a core trio with Wornell Jones on bass (later of solo funk fame) and the great Aynsley Dunbar on drums – a player whose compact energy really brings a nice kick to the tunes, without ever overdoing things at all! Nils himself is stunningly charming on vocals – and also handles guitar, piano, and organ – as well as backup vocals, through the magic of overdub. In an era of rock overindulgence, the intimacy of the record is a really welcome change – although Lofrgren manages to come across with a real fullness too – almost like Todd Rundgren's self-created projects. Titles include "Keith Don't Go", "Back It Up", "One More Saturday Night", "Be Good Tonight", "Can't Buy A Break", "Duty", and "The Sun Hasn't Set On This Boy Yet". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light staining on the top seam and some wear.)

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Claudine LongetClaudine ... LP
A&M, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $6.99
French pop meets LA production – and the result is some of the best work ever recorded by A&M Records – a gently groovy, slightly sexy sound that really helped define the label in its early years! Claudine Longet's got a gentle Parisian style of singing that's perfect, simply perfect, on this first LP – set to lightly groovy arrangements by the great Nick DeCaro, gliding through a host of tunes that encompasses some of the grooviest hits of the decade – from soundtrack numbers to bossa tunes to familiar numbers that sparkle anew with Claudine's brilliance! Titles include "A Man and A Woman", "Wanderlove", "Meditation", "My Guy", "Sunrise Sunset", "A Felicidade", and "Hello Hello". LP, Vinyl record album

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Claudine LongetColours ... CD
A&M/Elemental (Spain), 1968. New Copy ... $13.99
The colors are rich, but gentle too – like a palette of pastels, all sung by the lovely Claudine Longet! The album's got a slightly more mature feel than some of Longet's first for A&M – great Nick DeCaro arrangements that show some of the deeper elements creeping into pop at the end of the 60s – including some surprising use of acoustic guitar, which really helps transform the sound, and brings out an earthy, natural quality that makes Claudine sound sexier than ever! The sessions feature work by Randy Newman, Lyle Ritz, and Ron Elliott – and titles include "Pussywillows Cattails", "Catch The Wind", "Colours", "Bobbie (For Baby)", and "Hurry On Down". CD
(Limited edition!)

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Claudine LongetLook Of Love ... LP
A&M, 1967. Very Good ... $9.99
The genius of 60s pop is hardly summed up better by anyone else than Claudine Longet! This dreamy female singer cut a handful of excellent late 60s albums for A&M – and this gem from 1967 is one of her best! The set's arranged by Nick DeCaro, and produced by Tommy LiPuma – all in a gently grooving mode that takes elements of bossa, jazz, and other A&M pop – and softly fuses it into a perfect backdrop for Claudine's breathy vocals – completely sublime, and a wonderful illustration of the A&M genius at work! Titles include "Think Of Rain", "How Insensitive", "Good Day Sunshine", "The End Of The World", "Manha De Carnaval", and a sublime reading of "The Look Of Love". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ LTDShine On ... CD
A&M (Japan), 1980. Used ... $9.99
Massively solid boogie work from Jeffrey Osborne and LTD – still grooving beautifully at the end of the 70s, and working here with top-shelf production from Bobby Martin! The set's got that buoyant LTD groove that was a perfect foil for Osborne's soaring vocals – a sound that never fell into the cliches of some of Osborne's later solo work, and which was a perfect match between ensemble funk, dancefloor rhythms, and the charisma of a strong lead singer. There's a few smoother ballads on the set that point the way towards later years, but the bulk of the set is very much in the group's best boogie mode – and titles include "You Gave Me Love", "Lovers Everywhere", "Don'tcha Know", "Shine On", "Where Did We Go Wrong", "Getaway" and "Lady Love". CD
(From the recent Disco Fever 40 series – includes obi.)

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✨✧ LTDSomething To Love ... LP
A&M, 1977. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A great little groover from LTD – and a set that's got everything coming together perfectly in the mix! The set features arrangements from Philly Soul maestro Bobby Martin – who brings together this wonderful blend of styles – funk, smoother soul elements, and the kind of upbeat, clubby grooves that really worked well for the group – but at a level that also really set them apart from most of the disco generation. Jeffrey Osborne's vocals really shine on this one, too – and the record includes the cuts "Back In Love Again", "Stay With Me", "We Party Hearty", "Material Things", and "Age Of The Showdown". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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LTDSomething To Love/Togetherness/Devotion/Shine On ... CD
A&M/Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $12.99
4 classic records from LTD on 2CDs! Something To Love is a great little groover with arrangements by Philly Soul maestro Bobby Martin – who mixes together funk, club grooves, and smooth soul. Jeffrey Osborne's vocals really shine on this one, too! Osborne's emerging strongly in the mellow soul mode on Togetherness, too – especially on the album's two great ballad cuts, "Concentrate On You" and "We Both Deserve Each Other". Devotion is one of LTD's biggest from the 70s – a sweet mix of mellow soul and boogie. Shine On features more solid boogie sounds – with the group still grooving beautifully in their best late 70s mode at the cusp of the next decade! 37 tracks on a 2CD set that compiles their last few years of the 70s! "Back In Love Again", "Stay With Me", "We Party Hearty", "Material Things", "Age Of The Showdown", "Stranger", "Share My Love", "Say That You'll Be Mine", "One On One", and "Dance N Sing N", "You Gave Me Love", "Lovers Everywhere", "Holding On", "Jam", "Don't Stop Loving Me Now", and "Let's All Live & Give Together", "Don'tcha Know", "Shine On", "Where Did We Go Wrong", "Getaway", "Lady Love" and more. CD

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LTDTogetherness ... CD
A&M, 1978. Used ... $1.99
Jeffrey Osborne's really emerging strongly here in the mellow soul mode – especially on the album's two great ballad cuts, "Concentrate On You" and "We Both Deserve Each Other", both of which are smooth mellow steppers with a modern soul approach that's slightly less overblown than Osborne's 80s work. Bobby Martin produced, and tracks include "Holding On", "Jam", "Don't Stop Loving Me Now", and "Let's All Live & Give Together". CD

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Chuck MangioneChase The Clouds Away ... LP
A&M, 1975. Near Mint- ... $1.99
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Gap MangioneGap Mangione! ... LP
A&M, 1976. Near Mint- ... $2.99
Nothing too fancy here – as the album's mostly a set of laidback fusion tunes, played by Gap on Fender Rhodes, Hammond, and Arp, with backing by Tony Levin, Steve Gadd, and Rubens Bassini – but there are a few tasty moments that make this more than just a mellow electric set. The album's got a great early reading of "Hill Where The Lord Hides", a great composition by brother Chuck, done with a nice chunky approach to the groove, and some cool keyboard work by Gap. Other tunes include "Little Lady, Little Man", "I Won't Last A Day Without You", "Theme From Picnic", and "Legacy". LP, Vinyl record album

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Equinox (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
A&M (Japan), 1967. Used ... $34.99
The second album by Sergio and crew – and a real push forward for the group! The basic format of two-female harmony leads is still in place – but for some reason, this album gives a bit more of a nod to Brazilian roots than before, and really spices things up with an even more interesting array of songs! There's a bit less of the pop/cover style than before, and a bit more of a nod towards the hipper side of Brazilian music – especially the modernists of the bossa nova generation. Brazilian tunes include versions of "Constant Rain", "Cinnamon & Clove", "Bim Bom", and "Wave" – and there's also a few nice English numbers, like their hit version of "Night & Day", and a great reading of "Watch What Happens"! CD
(Out of print. Includes obi!)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Fool On The Hill ... LP
A&M, 1968. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
One of our favorite albums by Sergio Mendes & Brasil 66 – a perfect bridge between the simple pop of earlier records, and the group's expanding sound as the 70s approached! The warmly glowing Brasil 66 style is still very strongly in place, but the music here is all a bit hipper – tunes that show the growing sophistication of Brazilian music in the post-bossa years – picked up on by Sergio, and reworked for a larger audience in the US! The record's got some incredibly wonderful material – including a sublime cover of "Upa Neguinho", plus versions of "Casa Forte", "Canto Triste", "Lapinha", and "Laia Ladaia", a song that's a perfect fit for the group's unique style! Also includes the dreamy number "When Summer Turns To Snow", and the group's classic cover of "Scarborough Fair"! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some surface wear.)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Herb Alpert Presents Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66 ... LP
A&M, 1966. Very Good- ... $6.99
The start of a legend – and the very first album by Sergio Mendes' Brasil 66 group, proudly brought to the world through the godlike talents of a young Herb Alpert! Sergio was no stranger to the recording studio by the time of this set, but the record marked a real shift in his music – a change from the mostly-instrumental bossa modes he first forged back in Brazil, and a shift to warmer, sweeter pop with a nice sunny California finish – done through unique production techniques and the group's trademark two-lady lead vocals! The sound is tremendous, and is possibly heard in its purest form here – simple, focused, and given that near-perfect A&M sound through Herb's production skills. Titles include the classics "Daytripper", "Aqua De Beber", "O Pato", "Berimbau", "Mas Que Nada", and "The Joker". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo tan label pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '66Look Around ... LP
A&M, 1967. Very Good ... $5.99
Dreamy bossa pop from the A&M studios of the 60s – the Brasil 66 sound at its best! The style here is a perfect blend of real Brazilian influences and some of the hipper styles bubbling in the LA studio scene of the time – all locked together perfectly by Sergio Mendes, in the twin-voiced style that let Brasil 66 transform any tune they could get their hands on! There's some really great numbers here of Brazilian origin – including Joao Donato's "The Frog", Marcos Valle's "Batucada", and Gilberto Gil's "Roda" – not to mention Sergio's own "Look Around", which is an especially charming number! Other titles include "The Look Of Love", "Pradizer Adeus", and "Like A Lover". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and a sticker remnant.)

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Sergio Mendes & Brasil '77Primal Roots ... LP
A&M, 1972. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A really unique little album from Sergio Mendes and Brasil 77 – one that's in a much more rootsy style than any of his other work! The "primal roots" here are taken seriously, and like some of his other contemporaries in Brazilian music, Sergio's looking back a bit, and towards a rural setting for inspiration – pulling together some especially strong styles from the northeast of Brazil, and fusing them with his soaring, jazzier mode of the 60s. The blend is a great one – and the record is easily one of Sergio's greatest – with titles that include Dorival Caymmi's "Promise of a Fisherman", Oscar Castro Neves' "After Sunrise", and a great 18 minute version of Edu Lobo's "Circle Game", with great baroque arrangements. LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing.)
 
 
 



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