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✨✧ Alan Parsons ProjectI Robot (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/BMG (Japan), 1976. Used ... $24.99
... CD

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✨✧ Art Ensemble Of ChicagoParis Session ... LP
Arista, 1969/1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
Nice 2LP set that brought the US some of the great recordings cut by the Art Ensemble while they were in Paris (some of which have also come out under the Black Lion imprint). All of the material was recorded in the Polydor Studios in Paris in 1969, and the tracks include "The Spiritual", "Tutankhamun", "Toro", "Tthintthedalen", and "Lori Song". The feel of the tracks is very laidback, spare, and similar to the material on People in Sorrow, which was recorded during the same period. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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BeatlemaniaBeatlemania – Original Cast Recording ... LP
Arista, 1978. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Warren BernhardtManhattan Update ... LP
Arista, 1980. Very Good ... $0.99
Keyboardist Warren Bernhardt was always a key part of the fusion scene in the late 70s – but he was also a musician who was maybe a bit apart from it, too – as he would allow himself some more introspective moments than some of his contemporaries – even while turning out some tighter grooves in the process! This album's a great illustration of Bernhardt's balance – as Warren plays Fender Rhodes, Oberheim, mini-moog, and acoustic piano too – often with these moments that are lyrical and sensitive, yet still with some soulful fusion currents too – almost as if Bernhardt's working out a larger musical palette within some of the more familiar modes of the time. The group here is a well-chosen combo of equally deeper-minded cats – and includes Steve Gadd on drums, David Spinozza on guitar, Mike Maineri on vibes, and Tony Levin on bass – on titles that include "Praise", "New Moon", "Hang Glidin", "Sara's Touch", and "Manhattan Update". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, a promo sticker, ring wear, and wrinkled corners.)

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✨✧ Dickey Betts & Great SouthernAtlanta's Burning Down ... LP
Arista, 1978. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a bit of pen on back.)

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✨✧ Paul BleyCopenhagen & Haarlem ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1965/1966. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
A late 70s issue of two mid 60s live recordings of Bley's trio recorded in concert in Europe, with either Kent Carter or Mark Levenson on bass, and Barry Altschul on drums. Bley's playing in a mode that reflects ther influence of a number of the more progressive players of the same era, with a free flowing multi-linear improvisational approach, that still maintains a strong emphasis on melody and never gets too frenetic. Witha number of great Annette Peacock compositions, including "Cartoon", "Touching", "Start", "Closer", "Pablo" and lengthy takes on "Blood" and "Mister Joy". Features a rare photo of Bley without a pipe in his mouth inside the gatefold too! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Brecker BrothersBack To Back ... CD
Arista (Japan), 1976. Used ... $14.99
Soulful fusion from The Brecker Brothers – a set that's one of their standout efforts from the 70s – and a record that went onto influence a whole generation of jazz musicians too! The album features the twin horns of Randy & Michael Brecker, along with alto by David Sanborn, keyboards by Don Grolnick, and guitar by Steve Khan – but one of the things that really makes the album great is the vocal arrangements, which were handled by Luther Vandross, who also sings on the album along with Patti Austin! The set's got a great soulful feel – with some wonderful mellow groovers that have a sweet 70s sound – titles that include "Lovely Lady", "Night Flight", "Slick Stuff", "What A Miracle Can Do", "I Love Wastin Time With You", "Keep It Steady", "Grease Piece", and "Dig A Little Deeper". CD
(Out of print.)

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Tom BrowneYours Truly ... LP
GRP/Arista, 1981. Near Mint- ... $9.99
A sweet bit of electric funky jazz from Tom Browne – a bit tighter and with more of an 80s groove than some of his earlier work, but still pretty darn nice! Tom's always great – blowing over the top in spare, but well-placed trumpet solos – and the backing on the album shifts between a number of different soulful fusion modes that are all handled pretty strongly, without the traps that other artists would fall into on a record like this. Lead vocals on some of the tracks are by Frank Floyd, Margie Barnes, or Keith John – and the album includes the sweet jazzy groover "Come For The Ride", plus "Fungi Mama/Rebopafunkadiscolypso", "My Latin Sky", "A Message", "Charisma", "Naima", "Lazy Bird", and "Bye Gones". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Gino CunicoGino Cunico ... CD
Arista/Sony (Japan), 1976. Used ... $8.99
Catchy 70s pop from Gino Cunico – just the right sort of songs that would have sounded wonderful coming out of an AM radio in your car – with that kind of production that somehow managed to make that tiny speaker on the dashboard sound so much stronger than it was! Gino puts himself right out there with the tunes – not afraid to be a crossover crooner, with maybe a bit of a Bee Gees influence in his approach – amidst the well-crafted strings and orchestrations in the background. Most numbers are pretty hook-heavy – and titles include the hit "Can't Smile Without You", plus "Daydreamer", "Can't Hold On Any Longer", "Emptiness", "Don't Throw It All Away", and "When I Wanted You". CD
(2017 pressing from the AOR City series – includes obi!)

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Paul DavisCool Night ... CD
Arista/Sony (Japan), 1981. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(2016 AOR City 1000 pressing from Japan – includes obi!)

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DeleriumSilence (dj tiesto's in search of sunrise remix, airscape remix) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1999. Near Mint- ... $11.99
Featuring Sarah McLachlan. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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DelfonicsLa La Means I Love You – The Definitive Collection ... CD
Philly Groove/Arista, Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $3.99
A nice dose of work from one of the greatest harmony soul groups of all time – the mighty Delfonics, a trio who took high-end vocals to a whole new level! The package does a good job of mixing hits up with a few lesser-known gems from the group – showing their full vocal potential, and wonderful approach to the music – stellar harmony soul that really redefined the genre at the time, and which remains some of the best male group work you could ever hope to find! 20 tracks in all – including "Hey Love", "Delfonics Theme", "Over & Over", "Funny Feeling", "Loving Him", "Somebody Loves You", "Break Your Promise", "La La Means I Love You", "I'm Sorry", "Walk Right Up To The Sun", "Think It Over", "I Told You So", and "Lying To Myself". CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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✨✧ Jan Garbarek with Terje RypdalEsoteric Circle (aka George Russell Presents The Esoteric Circle) ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1969. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Groundbreaking sounds from the Norwegian scene of the late 60s – an album that's got George Russell's name on the cover, but which actually features brilliant performances from a quartet who'd go onto become huge names in the ECM scene of the 70s! Yet the sound here is quite different than ECM, too – very full and free – with vibrant work that really illuminates the younger years of these musicians – a sublime quartet that includes Jan Garbarek on tenor and soprano sax, Terje Rypdal on guitar, Arild Anderson on bass, and Jon Cristensen on drums! Some tunes are quite free, while others have a spiritual sense of soul that's equally grat – and throughout the record, all players express themselves in an unfettered way – with visionary performances on tracks that include "Nefertiti", "Traneflight", "Esoteric Circle", "SAS 644", "Karin's Mode", and "Breeze Ending". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s issue. Includes the Arista Freedom inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Grateful DeadSteppin Out With The Grateful Dead – England 72 ... CD
Grateful Dead/Arista, 1972. Used 4 CDs ... Just Sold Out!
... CD
(Out of print HDCD pressing.)

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Jeff Healey BandSee The Light ... CD
Arista, 1988. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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HiroshimaHiroshima ... CD
Arista, 1979. Used ... $9.99
The classic first album from Hiroshima – a group who took the 70s experiments in Japanese fusion right into the American mainstream – with a wonderful blend of jazz and soul, and a production style that was never too polished or commercial! The group's led by reedman Dan Kuramota – who plays both sax and flutes, including a bit of Japanese wooden flute – which gives the record a few slight "Eastern" touches a times, although the overall vibe is strongly in the best soulful fusion of the period! In keeping with that approach, there's a bit of vocals on the record – sung in English with a soulful vibe – on titles that include "Lion Dance", "Da Da", "Taiko Song", "Holidays", "Never Ever", and "Kokoro". CD
(Out of print, small sticker remnant on booklet cover.)

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Jennifer HollidayI'm On Your Side ... CD
Arista/Soulmusic.com (UK), 1991. Used ... $8.99
Jennifer Holliday's strong '91 set – with material that's par for the course for Arista soul efforts of the late 80s and early 90s – but Holliday outshines it with her powerful, emotional and wonderful voice! Definitely an underappreciated set, particularly for fans of powerfully emotive vocals. Titles include "I'm On Your Side", "It's In There", "Raise The Roof", "A Dream With Your Name On It", "Raise The Roof", "Guilty", "It Will Haunt Me", "I Fall Apart", "More N More" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Whitney HoustonWhitney ... LP
Arista, 1987. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Jermaine JacksonDo You Remember Me? (michael omartian remix, jellybean remix, bruce forest remix, single version, dub mix, bonus beats) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1985. Near Mint- ... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Jermaine JacksonDon't Take It Personal (single version, extended, jazzy instrumental) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1989. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Jermaine JacksonJermaine Jackson ... LP
Arista, 1984. Very Good ... $3.99
Titles include "Dynamite", "Sweetest Sweetest", "Escape From The Planet Of The Ant Men", and "Come To Me" – plus "Tell Me I'm Not Dreamin", a duet with Michael Jackson – and "Take Good Care Of My Heart", a duet with Whitney Houston. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ KashifCondition Of The Heart ... LP
Arista, 1985. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
An 80s soul classic from Kashif – an artist who really helped transform R&B at the time, all without the benefit of a last name! The album's completely arranged and produced by Kashif himself – cementing the reputation he'd begun working behind other artists in the earlier part of the decade before going onto greater fame as a solo act on his own – a rock-solid approach to soul music that bristles with the best innovations of the 80s soul generation. Most tunes are heavy on beats, but use them in just the right ways – and keyboards provide a good amount of the rest of the instrumentation, but fleshed out strongly so that they work well next to the vocals. Tunes are a nicely balanced blend of mature male soul and some slightly catchier groovers – and titles include "Botha Botha", "Dancing In The Dark", "Movie Song", "Say You Love Me", "Stay The Night", and "Condition Of The Heart". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing, with hype sticker! Cover has a cutout mark.)

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KinksLow Budget ... CD
Arista, 1979. Used ... $4.99
A real standout in the later catalog of the Kinks – a record that gave the group a number of minor hits, and which let them rock out a bit more than usual – in a style that was clearly influenced by the punk of the period, but which also had sort of a Pete Townsend-esque quality to it. Titles include "Superman", "Catch Me Now I'm Falling", "National Health", "Pressure", "Misery", "A Little Bit Of Emotion", and "Attitude". CD
(Out of print.)

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KinksMisfits (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista, 1978. Used ... $4.99
A high point of the Arista years – with cuts that include "Get Up", "Rock N Roll Fantasy", "Live Life", "Hay Fever", "Misfits", and "Black Messiah". CD
(Out of print.)

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KinksOne For The Road ... CD
Arista, 1980. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ MonicaStreet Symphony (cyptron zone iii remix, extended, radio edit, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1998. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Jerrod NiemannFree The Music ... LP
Arista, 2012. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Billy OceanWhen The Going Gets Tough, The Tough Get Going (extended, 7" version, club, inst) ... 12-inch
Arista/Jive, 1985. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
Off the Jewel Of The Nile soundtrack. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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OutlawsBring It Back Alive (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/BMG (Japan), 1975. Used Gatefold ... $14.99
... CD
(2008 pressing in a replica gatefold sleeve. Please note this copy is missing the insert and notes.)

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✨✧ Ray Parker JrChartbusters ... LP
Arista, 1985. Sealed ... $5.99
A very fitting title – not just because of Ray's big fame for the theme of the film Ghostbusters, but also because Parker was really hitting the charts at the time! The album's something of a compilation – one that features a few moments from earlier in Parker's career, mixed with a few fresh tracks out at the time of the record – showing the full range of Ray's talents in the early 80s. Titles include "Ghostbusters (12" single rmx)", "Christmas Time Is Here", "Invasion", "Woman Out Of Control", "A Woman Needs Love", "Jamie", "The Other Woman", and "I've Been Digging You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing, with hype sticker! Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Ray Parker JrGreatest Hits ... LP
Arista, Late 70s/Early 80s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Ray Parker JrSex & The Single Man ... LP
Arista, 1985. Sealed ... $5.99
Ray Parker's definitely a single man at this point in his career – leaving behind his earlier role in the Raydio group, and working here as writer and producer on a string of 80s hits! The album follows strongly in the catchy, crossover mode of Parker's work from the middle part of the decade – almost equally balanced between mainstream rock and soul styles of the time – with lots of popping rhythms and plenty of Ray's guitar underneath his vocals. Titles include "I'm A Dog", "Sex & The Single Man", "I'm In Love", "Girls Are More Fun", "Good Time Baby", and "Everybody Wants Someone". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed original pressing, with hype sticker. Cover has a cutout mark.)

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Ray Parker JrWoman Out Of Control ... LP
Arista, 1983. Near Mint- ... $3.99
Plenty of control here – as Ray Parker's at the height of his 80s hitmaking power, scoring strongly on one of his key classics from the decade for Arista! The tunes have a bit more of that catchy, rhythm-heavy sound that Parker was forging at the start of the decade – a quality that moves away from straight mainstream soul into crossover territory that would only suit Ray even more strongly a few years later. There's plenty of numbers here that aim strongly for radio play on both sides of the fence, but Parker balances things out with enough traces of his roots to keep things interesting. Titles include "Electronic Lover", "Woman Out Of Control", "Invasion", "N2U2", "She Still Feels The Need", and "In The Heat Of The Night". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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PersuasionsMight As Well – The Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead ... CD
Arista/Grateful Dead, 2000. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole, booklet has a small promo sticker in one corner.)

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Iggy PopSoldier ... CD
Arista/Buddha, 1980. Used ... $6.99
One of Iggy's better solo albums – with all the manic vocals you'd want and expect, but with some really cool production touches and oddball, yet accessible songs. You got love Iggy for kicking of a high stakes second album for Arista with a song about wanting a rubber dolly and hanging out with transvestites – flavored by a circus-y organ rather than blistering Stooges-style guitars. This was a man not kleen on repeating himself, and Soldier's still a fascinating effort. Includes "Loco Mosquito", "Ambition", "Knocking 'Em Down (In The City)", "Get Up & Get Out", "Mr Dynamite", "Play It Safe", "Take Care Of Me", "I Need More", "Dog Food", "I Snub You" and more. CD

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RaydioRock On (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista (Japan), 1979. Used ... $26.99
Not much rock here, but a definite guitar-driven groove – that Ray Parker vamp cooked up in a long legacy of work for other artists – really sparkling here in the frontline of Raydio! The bass is pretty strong too, with that mainstream funk sound that was popping strongly from the west coast at the end of the 70s – a nice match for the guitar, and never as overdone as some of the other work of this nature. Tunes are all pretty darn catchy – more than enough to crossover, but without losing their cool – and titles include the megahit "You Can't Change That", plus "Rock On", "More Than One Way To Love A Woman", "What You Waitin For", "Honey I'm A Star", and "When You're In Need Of Love". CD
(Out of print, 2008 pressing with replica printed sleeve – complete with tiny lyrics – includes obi which has a sticker over the barcode.)

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Lou ReedHot Hips (double a-side single) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1985. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Run-DMCLet's Stay Together (Together Forever) (orig, inst) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1999. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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Gil Scott-HeronBest Of Gil Scott-Heron ... LP
Arista, Late 70s/Early 80s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
A nice best-of collection of Gil Scott Heron's work on Arista Records – issued in the 80s, with Gil looking a bit odd in a "Members Only" kind of way on the cover! Still, the music is great – and titles include th the extra new track "Re-Ron", an electro track about Ronald Reagan – plus live version of "The Bottle", which is edited down from it's original long version, and the tracks "Winter In America", "Johannesburg", "Angel Dust", "Shut Em Down", "Ain't No Such Thing As Superman", and a short excerpt of "B-Movie" – plus the original "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner and a hype sticker.)

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Archie SheppMontreux One ... CD
Arista Freedom/DA Music (Germany), 1975. Used ... $9.99
Great live material from Shepp – not out or crazy, but also not spiritual or hippy dippy, either. The record's kind of a perfectly soulful straight ahead set – in a mode that hints at the traditional direction Shepp would take at the time, but with a lot more interesting moments. The group's a quartet with Charles Greenlee on trombone, Dave Burrell on piano, Cameron Brown on bass, and Beaver Harris on drums – and the tracks feature Shepp soloing with a lot of soul, and criss crossing styles from track to track. "U-jamaa" is a strong straight number – and the 3 other titles are "Lush Life", "Crucificado" and "Miss Toni". CD
(Out of print original CD pressing. Spine has a cutout notch.)

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Carly Simon & OthersWorking Girl ... CD
Arista, 1989. Used ... $0.99
... CD
(Out of print. CD spine has a small sticker.)

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Jermaine StewartFrantic Romantic (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Cherry Pop (UK), 1980s. New Copy ... $12.99
Dancer and pop soul sensation Jermaine Stewart's bright, thumping and 80s dancefoor R&B that busted out huge on the pop charts for a moment! Jermaine was a dancer on Soul Train and background singer before busting out with some catchy R&B hits and the massive pop smash "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off". It's a fun record, and it's interesting to listen to the very 80s sound all these later, after its time in the dark outdated pop shadows, before it became a celebrated influence of the hippest post millennium DJs. Cultural chin-scratching aside, it's a straight up catchy, appealing album from a very talented Jermaine Stewart. Titles include the huge 80s emblem "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off" plus "Dance Floor", "Jody", "Versatile", "Frantic Romantic", "Don't Ever Leave Me", "Out To Punish", "Give Your Love To Me" and "The Word Is Out". This UK CD on Cherry Pop has 5 bonus tracks: "We Don't Have To Take Our Clothes Off (Special Extended Version)", "Brilliance", "The Word Is Out (West Mix – Extended Mix)", "Jody (Dance Version)" and "Dance Floor (Extended Version)". CD

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✨✧ StrawbsDeadlines ... LP
Arista, 1978. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Dave ValentinIn Love's Time (SACD hybrid – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/Vocalion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... $19.99
A funky fusion killer from Dave Valentin – exactly the kind of record he did so well during the early years of his career! Dave got his start in the New York Latin scene, and also soaked up plenty of late 70s grooves from the clubs – and those elements are definitely in place here, amidst a tighter fusion groove that features plenty of keyboards from Dave Grusin, bass from Marcus Miller, and guitar from Jeff Mironov – all fusion heavyweights whose work gives Valentin's sweet flute solos plenty of space to groove! There's also some vocals on the set – from singers Jolyon Skinner, Darryl Tookes, and Curtis King Jr – all of whom enforce the more soulful qualities in the music – on titles that include "Street Beat", "Dansette", "The Flight", "Leo & Sun", and "I Got It Right This Time". CD features bonus tracks "I Got It Right This Time", "Street Beat (7 inch mix)", and "The Flight (single edit)". CD
(Hybrid Super Audio CD pressing – also works on standard CD players!)

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VangelisDirect ... CD
Arista, 1988. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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Miroslav VitousMajesty Music ... CD
Arista/Wounded Bird, 1976. New Copy ... $6.99 11.98
One of the great ones from bassist Miroslav Vitous – a musician you might know from more atmospheric moments, but artist who could really be funky when he wanted! The album's got this righteous groove that really matches the energy of Miroslav's Magical Shepherd album from the same time – his warm, round acoustic bass tones right out front in the mix, but blended with loads of great electric elements too – including lots of wonderful keyboards, and some great reed lines from Jaroslav Jakubovic, a sharp-edged Eastern European player. The great Rimona Francis – of MPS fame – sings a bit on the record, in a cool style that's a bit like Flora Purim or Urzsula Dudziak – but most of the record is instrumental, and some of the cuts get nice and funky. Titles include "Folks", "New Orleans", "Majesty Music", "Streams & Fields", "X Rated", "Best Friends", and "Mount Shasta (part 2)". CD

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Dionne WarwickHeartbreaker ... CD
Arista/Big Break (UK), 1983. New Copy ... $12.99
Sweet 80s soul from Dionne Warwick – an album that features a fair bit of production work from Barry Gibb – and a sometime sound that definitely shows his presence! The style here is smoother than Dionne in earlier years – with a nice undercurrent of jazz in the instrumentation, one that helps keep things hipper than you might expect – and which avoids a lot of the cliches of early 80s pop soul that might muck things up. Gibb's touch helps things glide nicely at times – a bit of that soulful Bee Gees flourish – and tracks include "Heartbreaker", "It Makes No Difference", "Take The Short Way Home", "Just One More Night", "You Are My Love", and "Our Day Will Come". CD

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Dionne WarwickSings Cole Porter ... CD
Arista, 1990. Used ... $3.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Randy WestonBerkshire Blues ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1965. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Rare work by Randy Weston – originally produced by Duke Ellington, and recorded in New York during 1965, but released many years later, in 1977 by the Arista Freedom label. Three tracks feature Weston working with a trio that features Vishnu Bill Wood on bass and Lennie McBrownie on drums – and titles include a off-kilter remake of "Three Blind Mice", plus Ellington standards "Perdido" and "Purple Gazelle". The remaining 4 tracks feature Weston solo – playing in the long spiraling lines that show his increasing fascination with African rhythms and modal modes of expression. Titles include "Sweet Meat", "Ifran", and "Lagos". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Larry YoungLarry Young's Fuel ... CD
Arista/Get On Down, 1975. New Copy ... $6.99 14.98
Quite possibly the greatest Larry Young album of the post-Blue Note years – and a massive bit of funk that totally redefines his sound! Larry's working here with his hip group Fuel – an ensemble that features Laura Logan on lead vocals, giving the tunes a real focus through her lyrics – and letting them pack a bit more punch too, since her voice sounds a lot like Betty Davis at the time! Larry's keyboards are forceful, but never too over the top – and he's notched things down a bit to focus on the overall groove of the set – still keeping things adventurous on the keys, but also working in a mode that's much more heavily jazz funk! The album's one of THE essential electric jazz sets of the 70s – and features the classic break cut "Turn Out the Lights" – plus other great tracks that include "Floating", "Fuel for the Fire", "I Ching", "H+J=B (Hustle + Jam = Bread)" and "New York Electric Street Music". CD

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✨✧ Average White BandOn The Strip (aka Shine) (180 gram clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Arista/Demon (UK), 1980. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An unusual collection of work from Average White Band – the sessions that went into their Shine album, but presented here with the full list of tracks from the recordings – all done at Sunset Sound in LA! The whole thing is great later grooves from Average White Band – a real gem from the point when the group was settling nicely into a mellow soul vein! By this point, the combo wisely realized that they couldn't keep things going forever as a funky group – so they laid back and fell into their second strongest suit – the kind of mellow stepping rhythms that sparkled nicely between the bigger cuts on earlier records, produced to perfection here with a shimmeringly soulful feel! The album's got a mature feel, and the lyrics are often understated and well-balanced – no easy crossover soul or adult contemporary cliches – just the kind of warmth the band was always known best for. 2LP pressing features the entire sessions from the album – and titles include "Into The Night", "Catch Me", "For You For Love", "If Love Only Lasts For One Night", "Miss Sun", "Let's Go Round Again", "Whatcha Gonna Do For Me", "Wasn't I Your Friend", "Love Gives Love Takes Away", "Growing Pains", and "Shine". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Don BlackmanDon Blackman ... CD
Arista/Expansion (UK), 1982. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A jazz funk masterpiece, and THE record by the legendary Don Blackman – the only one issued under his own name for many many years, and a famous little set that's been sampled endlessly over the years, and for good reason! The vibe here is one that's barely been matched again – a blend of 70s fusion, bassy funk, and even tighter riffing – all put together with a greater depth and sense of soul than most other records of its type. Blackman's a GRP contemporary of Bernard Wright, Tom Browne, and Weldon Irvine – and there's bits of all their sound in the work here, but somehow Don does it even better – hitting these grooves, notes, and lines that seem to fall from the heavens – and which still stand as some of the hippest music of his generation. A record to file proudly next to your copies of Ramp and James Mason – and like those gems, the kind of record that only happens once in an artists career! Titles include "You Ain't Hip", "Yabba Dabba Do", "Heart's Desire", "Deaf Hook Up Connection", "Never Miss A Thing", and "Holding You Loving You", and "Since You Been Away So Long". CD
(Remastered edition – completely new version taken from the original source master tapes!)

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✨✧ Angela BofillToo Tough ... LP
Arista, 1983. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An Arista winner from Angela Bofill – one that has her working strongly with Narada Michael Walden – who helps Bofill on production and songwriting for part of the album, and really helps bring a nicely solid feel to the set! The tunes are more in an 80s soul mode than before for Angie, but never too commercial overall – still with that sense of depth in the background that's always made Bofill one of the more sophisticated singers of her soul generation. Titles include "Too Tough", "Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing", "I Can See It In Your Eyes", "Accept Me", "Rainbow Inside My Heart", "Love You Too Much", "Is This A Dream", "You Could Come Take Me Home", and "Song For A Rainy Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has staining, waviness, and a large peeled patch on the back.)

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✨✧ Anthony BraxtonFor Trio ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1978. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
This beautiful record features 2 different recordings of an extended piece that Braxton wrote especially for a trio ensemble – and one recording features Braxton with Henry Threadgill and Douglas Ewart, the other features him with Roscoe Mitchell and Joseph Jarman. Both recordings feature the players on a huge host of different reed and percussion instruments, alternating freely in the kind of playful interplay that characterized the best work of the AACM. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout mark.)

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✨✧ Anthony Braxton with Muhal Richard AbramsDuets 1976 ... LP
Arista, 1976. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The rich tones of Muhal's piano provide a perfect foil for Braxton, and one that gets him playing a wide range of styles on sopranino, clarinet, bass clarinet, and alto. The whole album resonates with a soulfulness that's not always apparent in Braxton's other work from the time – and the melding of these two giant talents from the AACM is a rare treat. Titles include "Nickie", Dolphy's "Miss Ann", and a few of those squiggle Braxton titles! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Toni BraxtonMore Than A Woman (Clean Album) ... LP
Arista, 2002. Near Mint- 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Clean edited promo in a plain sleeve.)

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✨✧ Brecker BrothersBrecker Brothers ... LP
Arista, 1975. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The start of a legendary run from superjazz brothers Randy and Michael Brecker – trumpeter and tenorist, respectively – already players who'd worked on a hell of a lot of previous sessions, both as a pair and on their own – finally stepping here into some well-deserved fame in the spotlight! The duo have a great lineup here – equally well-skilled contemporaries who include Don Grolnick on keyboards, David Sanborn on alto, Harvey Mason on drums, and Will Lee on bass – all working in a mode that's soulful fusion throughout, with just a bit of vocals at a few points, but mostly instrumental overall. The whole thing's got an approach that's smooth and tight, but never in a slick way – a groove that still sits wonderfully well after all these years! Titles include "Sneakin Up Behind You", "Rocks", "Levitate", "Some Skunk Funk", "Sponge", "A Creature Of Many Faces", and "DBB". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Jerry Garcia BandCats Under The Stars ... LP
Arista, 1978. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ GQDisco Nights (Rock Freak)/Boogie Oogie Oogie ... 12-inch
Arista, 1978. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
"Disco Nights" is one of the greatest grooves ever from GQ – a tightly-stepping number that's every thing a rollerskating track should have been at the end of the 70s! The tune builds wonderfully from the very first beat – keeping time with a very sharp focus, but also letting in plenty of jazzy keyboards and other riffing – as well as some extremely catchy vocals over the top! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Arista sleeve.)

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✨✧ Grateful DeadGo To Heaven ... LP
Arista, 1980. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear.)

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✨✧ Grateful DeadShakedown Street ... LP
Arista, 1978. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear with a peeled spot and some stains.)

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✨✧ HeadhuntersStraight From The Gate ... LP
Arista, 1977. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The second album by this legendary 70s funk combo – best known as Herbie Hancock's backing band, but sounding great here on their own. The album's much more of a solid soul effort than the first one – which was great, but felt more like Herbie had stepped out of the studio for a minute or two. The vocals are better, with more of a feel for the lyrics – and the songs themselves are a great mix of funk and smooth soul. There's still plenty of tight jamming and cool electronics – and the group still includes Mike Clark, Bennie Maupin,and Paul Jackson. Includes the sample cut "I Remember I Made You Cry", plus "Pork Soda", "Dreams", "Straight From The Gate", and "Mayonnaise". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo, includes the original light blue inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Michael HendersonIn The Night Time ... LP
Buddah/Arista, 1978. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smooth mellow soul by Michael Henderson – taking up where he left off with his work with Norman Connors, and proving that he was an even better vocalist than bassist. The overall sound of this one's perhaps a bit slicker than his first 2 albums on Buddah – but there's still some strong modern soul moments, and good production from the Sigma Sound Studios. The best cuts have a smooth mid-tempo groove – not unlike the modern soul coming out of Philly at the time, and perfectly suited to Henderson's jazzy sensibilities. Titles include "Take Me I'm Yours", "Whisper In My Ear", "Am I Special", "One To One", and "In The Night-Time". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Andrew HillSpiral ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1975. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not as revolutionary as Hill's work on Blue Note from the 60s, but still a great side from one of our favorite modernists, and one of his few 70s recordings to feature a larger group, not just solo or trio piano. Players include Ted Curson, Cecil McBee, Lee Konitz, and Stafford James – and as with his other work, the songs have his angular post bop/modernistic approach, with some freedom in the solos, but a pulse throughout that keeps them moving. Titles include "Tomorrow", "Invitation", "The Message", "Quiet Dawn", and "Spiral". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ HiroshimaHiroshima ... LP
Arista, 1979. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The classic first album from Hiroshima – a group who took the 70s experiments in Japanese fusion right into the American mainstream – with a wonderful blend of jazz and soul, and a production style that was never too polished or commercial! The group's led by reedman Dan Kuramota – who plays both sax and flutes, including a bit of Japanese wooden flute – which gives the record a few slight "Eastern" touches a times, although the overall vibe is strongly in the best soulful fusion of the period! In keeping with that approach, there's a bit of vocals on the record – sung in English with a soulful vibe – on titles that include "Lion Dance", "Da Da", "Taiko Song", "Holidays", "Never Ever", and "Kokoro". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Hiroshima ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Whitney HoustonI Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me) (12" remix, single version, 12" remix radio edit, dub mix, acapella) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1987. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Jermaine Jackson & Pia ZadoraWhen The Rain Begins To Fall/Come To Me (One Way Or Another) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1985. Very Good+ (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Michael Gregory JacksonGifts ... LP
Arista/Novus, 1979. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features the enigmatic Michael Gregory Jackson on guitar and vocals – with Marty Erlich on flute, Jay Hoggard on vibes, Fred Hopkins on bass, and Pheeroan AkLaff on drums! LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear. Vinyl has sleeve marks that cause light surface noise.)

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✨✧ Donell JonesPut Me Down (Rap Version) (radio edit, inst, club mix, acapella) ... 12-inch
Arista, 2002. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Featuring Styles P and Lady May. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ KelisMilkshake (radio mix, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Star Trak/Arista, 2003. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Star Trak sleeve.)

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✨✧ Oliver LakeHeavy Spirits ... LP
Arista/Freedom, 1975. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great early work from Lake – playing here in a number of different settings, but always with well-matched collaborators! 3 tracks on the set – "Owshet", "Heavy Spirits", and "While Pushing Down Turn" – featuring Lake with Olu Dara on trumpet, Donald Smith on piano, Victor Lewis on drums, and Stafford James on bass, playing in sort of a freebop mode. Three more tracks – "Movement Equals Creation", "Intensity", and "Altoviolin" – feature Lake on alto, playing with a violin trio that sounds very dark and moody. "Rocket" is a trio piece, with Joseph Bowie and Charles Bobo Shaw – and "Lonely Blacks" is a somber solo sax piece. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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✨✧ Oliver LakeNTU – Point From Which Creation Begins (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Arista/Muzak (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Reedman Oliver Lake at his most creative – stepping out here on a sublime set of 70s improvisations – all put together with a really spiritual feel! There's a very open, collaborative feel to the music – and the set was recorded in St Louis, at a time when Lake was a key part of that city's scene – and who here also seems able to attract some other musicians from the AACM in Chicago as well! As a result, the album's a wonderful document of the new ideas bursting forth at the start of the 70s – that richly creative moment when local scenes were coming together in various cities to find new ways of jazz beyond Coltrane and Dolphy – giving a player like Lake some of the most imaginative outlets of his career. Oliver plays alto, soprano, flute, and other small instruments – and other players include Baikida Carroll and Floyd Leflore on trumpets, Joseph Bowie on trombone, John Hicks on piano, Clovis Bordeaux on electric piano, Don Officer on bass, Charles Bobo Shaw on drums, and Don Moye on congas too. Titles include "Africa", "Tse Lane", "Eriee", "Zip", and "Electric Freedom". CD

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✨✧ Frank LoweFresh ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1975. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the better recordings created for the Arista/Freedom series, rather than licensed from tapes Alan Bates had already produced for Black Lion – and a nice set of loft jazz played by Lowe with help from Lester and Joseph Bowie, Abdul Wadud, Steve Reid, and Charles Bobo Shaw. The group play 2 Monk tracks, "Epistrophy" and "Mysterioso", plus 2 Lowe originals, "Play Some Blues" and "Fresh", with a sound befitting the title track, approaching the new thing with a respect for the swing and blues roots of jazz. The final track "Chu's Blues", is a little different from the rest of the LP, a great grooving number that was performed by Lowe in Memphis, with help from the Memphis Four. LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo. Cover has a cutout hole, some surface wear, call letters in green marker on front and back, with a promo sticker and index label on back.)

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✨✧ Mandrill/George Benson/Michael MasserGreatest – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Arista, 1977. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little album, put together to accompany one of Muhammad Ali's finest moments on the big screen – in a blend of music that's way deeper than the usual sounds you'd hear ringside! Michael Masser helmed the set – produced and wrote most of the material – but also with key contributions from George Benson, whose vocals grace some of the sweeter songs on the album – plus Mandrill, who help with some of the more hard-driving funky cuts! The set features the extended clubby groover "Ali Bombaye" – an almost Afro Funk-ish tune, performed by Mandrill – and other cuts include the mellower "I Always Knew I Had It In Me" and "The Greatest Love Of All", both sung by George Benson, plus "Ali's Theme", which is pretty nice. LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice original pressing.)

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✨✧ Manfred Mann's Earth BandSomewhere In Afrika ... LP
Arista, 1983. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a trace of a price sticker and some wear.)

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✨✧ Harvey MasonFunk In A Mason Jar ... LP
Arista, 1977. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Smooth soulful jazz from Harvey Mason – one of his strong 70s winners for the Arista album, and a record that really brings a new level of class to his sound! There's less of the grit in the grooves than you might expect from the down-home reference of the title – and in a way, the record's a similar shift to well-produced R&B as Michael Henderson or Norman Connor's work from the same time – a soaring, fluid groove that's still supported by solid jazz instrumentation, but which also has a nice dose of soul in the mix! Players here are a real all-star lineup – with talents that include Dorothy Ashby, George Benson, Ronnie Foster, Bob James, and Phil Upchurch – and most cuts have vocals, by The Waters and others. But possibly best of all is the production – which is by Harvey, and really wonderful – sophisticated and smooth, but never slick – a really careful balance that really puts him right up there with Norman Connors or Roy Ayers! Titles include "Pack Up Your Bags", "Till You Take My Love", "Funk In A Mason Jar", "What's Going On", "Set It Free", "Space Cadets" and "Freedom Either Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Harvey MasonGroovin' You/The Race ... 12-inch
Arista, 1979. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A sweet little single with 2 tracks from Harvey's jazzy soul years! Our real favorite here is "The Race" – a sweet smooth stepper with a wonderfully soulful bounce – jazzing along at midtempo with some great mellow soul vocals over the top! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Arista Disco sleeve.)

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✨✧ RaydioRock On ... LP
Arista, 1979. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Not much rock here, but a definite guitar-driven groove – that Ray Parker vamp cooked up in a long legacy of work for other artists – really sparkling here in the frontline of Raydio! The bass is pretty strong too, with that mainstream funk sound that was popping strongly from the west coast at the end of the 70s – a nice match for the guitar, and never as overdone as some of the other work of this nature. Tunes are all pretty darn catchy – more than enough to crossover, but without losing their cool – and titles include the megahit "You Can't Change That", plus "Rock On", "More Than One Way To Love A Woman", "What You Waitin For", "Honey I'm A Star", and "When You're In Need Of Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)
Also available Rock On (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 26.99

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✨✧ Gil Scott-HeronBridges ... LP
Arista, 1977. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
An oft-overlooked jazzy gem from Gil Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson – and a beautifully swinging session that has Gil toning it down a bit, and working into a nicely musical groove that gets past the heavy politics of earlier years! The record's a great showcase for the more upbeat side of Gil's talents – and what it lacks in righteousness, it more than makes up for in a warmly flowing and very soulful vibe! The band's in great form – laying down tight warm jazzy riffs that provide some of the best backing for Gil's voice we've heard since Winter In America – and titles include the wonderfully catchy "Racetrack In France", plus "Hello Sunday Hello Road", "Under The Hammer", and "We Almost Lost Detroit". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a partially unglued top seam.)

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✨✧ Gil Scott-HeronReflections ... LP
Arista, 1981. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little album that's often overshadowed by its hit – the 15 minute "B-Movie", which was sort of an overly-wrought protest piece about how the election of Ronald Reagan in 1980 was going to turn America into a bad b-movie. Not that that track's bad – although its politics have certainly dated by now – but the real strength of the album are the jazzy numbers, written in Gil's beautiful righteous style forged in the soul jazz underground of the 70s. These include the stellar "Is That Jazz?", a contemplative track about the future of the art form, a mellow version of Bill Withers' "Grandma's Hands", the moody "Storm Music", and "Gun", a good groover with a message about the right to bear arms. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Archie SheppThere's A Trumpet In My Soul ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1975. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
There might be a trumpet in Archie Shepp's soul, but the album features him on tenor and soprano sax – working in a wonderfully spiritual vein that's almost in the same mode as his early 70s work on Impulse! The album features some very long, drawn out tracks – but ones that build nicely with Shepp's soulful styles of the 70s – that groove he explored a bit on the Black Saint label, with a bold sense of majesty and power, presented with more control than the BYG/Actuel years. The album features some great vocals – again recalling Archie's later Impulse years – and players include Walter Davis Jr on electric piano, Dave Burrell on acoustic piano, Charles Greenlee on trombone, Ray Draper on tuba, and Beaver Harris on drums. Titles include "There's A Trumpet In My Soul", "Zaid", "Down In Brazil", and "It Is The Year Of The Rabbit". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Ben SidranFree In America ... LP
Arista, 1976. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A bit smoother than Ben's earlier albums – but a great little set all the way through – and about as classic as you can get for Sidran in the 70s! The album's got a bit more soul in the mix, but still has some jazzy elements in the backings – and where things were sometimes messed up in the past, they're much more straightforward here – in ways that make the record really sparkle nicely! Ben's voice is still really compelling, and as on his best albums, there's some nice funky grooves in the mix that keep things fresh. Players include Phil Upchurch on bass and guitar, Woody Shaw on trumpet, David Newman and Sonny Seals on saxes, and Richard Tee on organ. Titles include the great instrumental "Let's Make A Deal" – a fast groover with guitar and keyboards riffing away, sounding like some lost jazz funk gem from the Fantasy Records catalog – plus "Beg For It", "Cuban Connection", "Free In America", "New York State Of Mind", and "Feel Your Groove". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Thompson TwinsIn The Name Of Love/In The Beginning/Coastline ... 12-inch
Arista, 1982. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Too ShortQuit Hating Part 1 (clean, explicit, inst)/That's Right (clean, explicit, inst) ... 12-inch
Arista, 2002. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ Usher8701 ... LP
Arista, 2000. Near Mint- 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Dionne WarwickFriends ... CD
Arista, 1985. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ AirtoFree/Identity/Promises Of The Sun (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/BGO (UK), 1972/1975/1976. New Copy 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
A trio of albums from percussionist Airto – with bonus tracks too! First up is Free – one of the coolest, grooviest albums you'll ever hear from the legendary percussionist Airto – a set that mixes his own Brazilian roots with the electric genius of 70s CTI – all with stunning results! Airto's in the lead – and blows some beautiful wood flute lines alongside percussion – but the album also features killer contributions from Joe Farrell on soprano sax, Hubert Laws on flute, Keith Jarrett on piano, and Chick Corea on Fender Rhodes – as well as a hip bit of vocals from Flora Purim as well! There's some added horns at parts – but the arrangements are relatively spare and subtle – so that most tracks have a core organic quality, very similar to Airto's work on Buddah/Cobblestone, but given a bit more of a CTI twist. Most tunes are quite long and free-flowing – and titles include "Lucky Southern", "Flora's Song", "Creek (Arroio)", and "Return To Forever". Identity is a soaring set of grooves from one of the world's greatest percussionists – a standout set as a leader from Airto, and a key set in his wonderful run of work from the 70s! The album's still got the loose, free feel of Airto's earliest work, and isn't nearly as crossover-oriented as some of the Flora Purim sets from the time – still strongly in a rootsy, earthy sort of vibe – and produced with a very respectful sound by Herbie Hancock. Herbie plays some Arp on the record, and Wayne Shorter brings in some soprano sax too – but the core elements of the album are Airto's range of percussion instruments, keyboards and piano from Egberto Gismonti, drums from Roberto, trombone from Raul DeSouza, and a bit of vocals from Flora. Titles include "Flora On My Mind", "Cafe", "The Magicians", "Tales From Home", "Identity", and "Encounter". Promises Of The Sun is a record that departs nicely from earlier work, yet still keeps all the best elements intact! Airto's percussion work is firmly at the core of the set – giving it a nice acoustic base to work from, while also adding in touches of electric guitar by Toninho Horta, bass by Novelli, and keyboards from Hugo Fattoruso. The groove is a wonderful blend of the acoustic and electric, organic and synthetic – and is often crafted in a majestic vibe that seems to be inspired by the work of Milton Nascimento from the early 70s. Tracks include "Circo Marimbondo", "Zuei", "Candango", "Ruas Do Recife", "Georgiana", and "La De Casa". CD features bonus tracks "Creek (alt version)", "So Tender", and "Jequie". CD

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✨✧ AirtoPromises Of The Sun ... LP
Arista, 1976. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Spacious and earthy fusion from Airto – a record that departs nicely from earlier work, yet still keeps all the best elements intact! Airto's percussion work is firmly at the core of the set – giving it a nice acoustic base to work from, while also adding in touches of electric guitar by Toninho Horta, bass by Novelli, and keyboards from Hugo Fattoruso. The groove is a wonderful blend of the acoustic and electric, organic and synthetic – and is often crafted in a majestic vibe that seems to be inspired by the work of Milton Nascimento from the early 70s. Tracks include "Circo Marimbondo", "Zuei", "Candango", "Ruas Do Recife", "Georgiana", and "La De Casa". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, lightly bent corners, and small initials in pen on front.)

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✨✧ Bus BoysMinimum Wage Rock & Roll ... LP
Arista, 1980. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has bumped corners at the bottom.)

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✨✧ Urszula DudziakUrszula ... LP
Arista, 1975. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Scatting jazz vocals meet funky fusion – and the result is one of Urszula's greatest albums from the US! The set was produced by longtime partner Michal Urbaniak – with a tight and soulful approach that nicely reigns in some of the experiments of earlier years, in favor of tracks that hit a more soul-based approach to fusion – and which make us love Urszula even more than we do on other albums! Titles include "Papaya", "Mosquito Bite", "Mosquito", "Sno King", "Butterfly", "Zavinul", and "Funk Rings". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ 5th DimensionEssential 5th Dimension ... CD
Arista, Late 60s. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Includes 36 tracks on two CD's. CD
(Shrink is split on one side but still sealed.)

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✨✧ Aretha FranklinKnew You Were Waiting – The Best Of Aretha Franklin 1980 to 1998 ... CD
Arista/Legacy, 1980s/1990s. Used ... Out Of Stock
A big set that starts with Aretha's comeback material in the early 80s, then runs through many later classics – including duets with George Benson, Keith Richards, The Eurythmics, Elton John, and Whitney Houston! CD

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✨✧ Jerry Garcia BandDon't Let Go – Orpheum Theatre, San Francisco – May 21, 1976 ... CD
Grateful Dead/Arista, 1976. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ GQGQ Two ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1980. Used ... Out Of Stock
Completely sublime grooves from GQ – a second set that's almost even better than their first – thanks to perfect production, and wicked rhythms that are right on the money, track after track! The group start the set with a flurry of upbeat grooves that really show the full potential of ensemble funk at the end of the 70s – tight cuts that steer far from any disco or dancefloor cliches, and which have a bass-heavy sound that's completely infectious! Then, they flip things over with an equally great batch of ballads – mellow cuts that show that the group can handled the slower side of the tempo scale too – a perfect balance that really earns them the class you'd guess from a name like GQ. The set features a killer remake of Billy Stewart's "Sitting In The Park", plus the cuts "Standing Ovation", "Is It Cool", "Someday In Your Life", "Lies", "GQ Down", "Don't Stop This Feeling", and "Reason For The Season". CD

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✨✧ Grateful DeadIn The Dark ... CD
Arista, 1987. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD

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✨✧ Grateful DeadTerrapin Station ... LP
Arista, 1977. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
Titles include "Estimated Prophet", "Dancin In The Streets", "Passenger", "Samson & Delilah", "Terrapin Station", and "Lady With A Fan". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing, including printed inner sleeve. Cover has wear and splitting.)

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✨✧ Grateful DeadWithout A Net ... CD
Arista, 1989/1990. Used 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ GTRGTR ... LP
Arista, 1986. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Hampton HawesLive At The Monmartre ... LP
Arista Freedom, 1971. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ KashifI Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On) (long, inst) ... 12-inch
Arista, 1983. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In an Arista sleeve.)
 
 
 



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