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ByrdsBallad Of Easy Rider ... LP
Columbia, 1969. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A great one from The Byrds – who deliver an iconic mix of breezy country rock and folk harmonies, over songs that range from laidback to soaring! The Byrds seemed to always be in a state of flux, line-up wise, and that actually seems to bring out a pretty great mix of styles on their best albums. We'd put this one in that category, with titles that includes "Ballad Of Easy Rider", the country funk-flavored "Fido", the effectively tradtional "Jack Tarr The Sailor", "Oil In My Lamp", "Tulsa County", "Jesus Is Just Alright", "It's All Over Now, "Baby Blue", "There Must Be Someone (I Can Turn To)", "Gunga Din", "Deportee (Plane Wreck At Los Gatos)" and "Armstrong, Aldrin And Collins". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has some surface wear.)

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ByrdsByrdmaniax ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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ByrdsDr Byrds & Mr Hyde ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Titles include "Drug Store Truck Drivin Man", "King Apathy III", "Candy", "Bad Night At The Whiskey", "This Wheel's On Fire", and "Child Of The Universe". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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ByrdsFarther Along ... LP
Columbia, 1971. Near Mint- ... $9.99
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ByrdsNotorious Byrd Brothers ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good ... $12.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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ByrdsPreflyte ... LP
Together Records, Late 60s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing in the unipak cover.)

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✨✧ ByrdsSweetheart Of The Rodeo ... LP
Columbia, 1968. Very Good+ ... $29.99
One of the group's greatest moments – thanks in part to sweet Cali production from Gary Usher! Titles include "You Ain't Going Nowhere", "Hickory Wind", "Life In Prison", "Blue Canadian Rockies", "Pretty Boy Floyd", "You're Still On My Mind", and "Nothing Was Delivered". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a split bottom seam and light surface wear.)

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ByrdsUntitled ... LP
Columbia, 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $11.99
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ByrdsYounger Than Yesterday ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Very Good+ ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo 360 Sound pressing. Back cover has light aging.)

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✨✧ ByrdsMr Tambourine Man ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Titles include "Mr Tambourine Man", "All I Really Want To Do", "It's No Use", "The Bells Of Rhymney", "Spanish Harlem Incident", and "We'll Meet Again". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has light surface wear.)

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✨✧ ByrdsNotorious Byrd Brothers (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
Also available Notorious Byrd Brothers ... LP 12.99

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✨✧ ByrdsByrds ... LP
Asylum, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Titles include "Full Circle", "Sweet Mary", "Born To Rock N Roll", "Borrowing Time", and "Cowgirl In The Sand". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ ByrdsTurn! Turn! Turn! ... LP
Columbia, 1965. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 360 Sound pressing, matrix ending 1F/1G. Cover has some wear.)
 
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Buffalo SpringfieldBuffalo Springfield ... LP
Atco, 1966. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
The landmark first album from Buffalo Springfield – a warmly collaborative record that would set the scene for countless work to come from the LA scene! Right from the start, there's something special going on here – a bit of the twang the Byrds were exploring at the time, and a very strong move past any sort of folk tendencies any of the group members might have had a few years before – but all without going into some of the too-sunny styles that were peaking in west coast pop. Instead, there's this current of darkness and subtle wit that really shines through – all without any psychedelic indulgence, and balanced perfectly amidst the guitars of Steven Stills, Richie Furay, and Neil Young – each of whom get a chance to sing on the record too. Bassist Bruce Palmer and drummer Dewey Martin complete the group – and titles include the classic "For What It's Worth" – plus "Nowadays Clancy Can't", "Leave", "Pay The Price", "Burned", "Do I Have To Come Right Out & Say It", and "Everybody's Wrong". LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink & tan label stereo pressing, SD 33-200-A with CL stamp. Label has a name in marker. Cover has light wear and a name in marker on back.)

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Gene ClarkGene Clark (White Light) ... LP
A&M, 1971. Very Good+ ... $19.99
Possibly Gene's finest hour, with OR without the Byrds. Much of the record is a spare and intimate affair, with Gene's warm vocals accompanied by his own gently picked acoustic guitar, along with producer Jesse Ed Davis (who does a masterful job in the booth on this one) also on guitar. The tunes are also sweetened by waltzy basslines, and Byrds-y keyboard riffs by Ben Sidran, but Gene's wonderful vocals and his amazingly strong songwriting are obviously the biggest draws. If there was a superior rural accented singer/songwriter record in '72 we haven't heard it! Includes "The Virgin", "With Tomorrow", "White Light", the amazing "For A Spanish Guitar", a great reading of The Band & Bob Dylan's "Tears Of Rage", "Where My Love Lies Asleep" and "1975". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram 4 Men With Beards pressing.)

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Gene ClarkRoadmaster ... CD
Sundazed, 1972. New Copy ... $12.99 16.98
A warm, wonderful set of Gene Clark recordings from the early 70s – material that probably should have been issued as a proper album in the States back in the day, as sounds pretty much as solid to us as some of his great work in preceding years – but was issued only in Europe at the time! Roadmaster was pulled together from 1972 sessions that were essentially abandoned, but it's truly top notch Cali country rock featuring Byrds and Burrito Brothers in the sessions. Titles include "She's The Kind Of Girl", "Full Circle Song", "Roadmaster", "In A Misty Morning", "She Don't Care About Time", "Shooting Star", "Rough And Rocky", "One In A Hundred", "I Remember The Railroad" and more. CD

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Lovin SpoonfulDaydream ... CD
Buddah, 1966. Used ... $4.99
The second LP by one of the greatest sunny singles groups of the late 60s! This was the highest charting LP that the Spoonful had during their career, and it's certainly as strong as much of what the Byrds and others of the ilk were doing at the time, and it's done up right this time with all the bells and whistles! Tracks include "Daydream", "There She Is", "Let The Boy Rock & Roll", "Bald Headed Lena", "Butchie's Tune", and "Big Noise From Speonk". CD

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Lovin SpoonfulDaydream ... LP
Kama Sutra, 1966. Very Good Gatefold ... $4.99
The second LP by one of the greatest sunny singles groups of the late 60s! This was the highest charting LP that the Spoonful had during their career, and it's certainly as strong as much of what the Byrds and others of the ilk were doing at the time, and it's done up right this time with all the bells and whistles! Tracks include "Daydream", "There She Is", "Let The Boy Rock & Roll", "Bald Headed Lena", "Butchie's Tune", and "Big Noise From Speonk". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Moby GrapeMoby Grape 69 ... LP
Columbia, Late 60s. Very Good ... $24.99
Groovy rock from Moby Grape – a sweet set from the end of the 60s that's as tight and consistent as just about anything else in their early canon – despite the absence of recently departed Skip Spence! The rest of the group really bring out some magic here – on tunes that touch on Byrds-y folk psychedelia and far grittier tunes, too! Underrated and totally worthy work from Moby Grape! Titles include "Ooh Mama Ooh", "Ain't That A Shame", "I Am Not Willing", "Hoochie", "Trucking Man", "Captain Nemo", "Seeing" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing, matrix ending in 1A, Cover has some wear with some flaking along the bottom seam.)

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Paul Revere & The RaidersSpirit Of 67 ... LP
Columbia, 1967. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the greatest albums ever from Paul Revere & The Raiders – a set that really had the group stepping forward from their roots as a Northwest party act, into some headier territory of their own! The set was actually recorded the year before the 1967 summer of love – but it certainly points the way forward, as the group work with genius producer/arranger Terry Melcher – who brings in some slightly trippy elements, and almost Byrds-like touches at times – really complicating the sound nicely, while still keeping things in the same tightly catchy territory that made the group so great! The song titles alone give a hint at the coolness of the album – as titles include "Our Candidate", "The Great Airplane Strike", "Undecided Man", "Why Why Why Is It So Hard", "In My Community", "Good Thing", and "Hungry". LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)

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Rick RobertsShe Is A Song ... LP
A&M, 1973. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Great early work from Rick Roberts – the singer whose voice would later make Firefall huge, but who sounds even better here in a rootsier, more stripped-down setting – produced by Chris Hillman with a vibe that resonates strongly with country rock experiments by The Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers! Roberts was also in that latter group, but hits a slightly different spirit here – never too polished, but maybe balancing more rock against the country – even though the record's still heavy on steel guitar from Al Perkins. There's a warm glow to the proceedings that really holds the music together – and titles include "She Is A Song", "Sweet Maria", "Company", "The Captain", "She Made Me Lose My Blues", and "West Wind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Rose GardenRose Garden ... LP
Atco, 1968. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An overlooked gem from the Cali scene of the late 60s – music by a group with folksy roots, a bit of a British influence, and a warmth that sometimes gives them a bit of a Sunshine Pop vibe – but one that really hints at much deeper possibilities that should have made them huge! There's a mix of girl and guy vocals on a number of tracks, but often handled with a moody vibe that's really unique – not one soaring out and the other going deep, and instead often tied together in this way that has a wonderfully blue-tinged vibe – bringing a bit of sadness even where you might not expect. There's also a bit of a late 60s Byrds sound to the music – that moment right before the group was working with Gram Parsons – and the set features two songs that were given by Gene Clark to the band to record. Titles include "Coins Of Fun", "Next Plane To London", "Long Time", "Look What You've Done", "Till Today", "She Belongs To Me", "Rider", and "February Sunshine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Pink & tan label pressing.)

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Chip TaylorChip Taylor's Last Chance ... LP
Warner, 1974. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A stone classic from Chip Taylor – a very hip cat who was raised in New York, wrote a number of big pop hits in the 60s, but was always much more comfortable with country music in the end! The album's not straight country – but instead that perfect blend of rock roots and Nashville inspiration that was bubbling up in the American underground in the wake of the Byrds and Burrito Brothers – tried by many, but delivered by only a rare few like Chip at a level this good! The tunes are great – very thoughtful songwriting that puts Taylor on a par with Willie Nelson and Kris Kristofferson – and the backup group features some great steel guitar from Pete Drake, who really helps set the mood. Titles include "I Read It In Rolling Stone", "Son Of A Rotten Gambler", "The Real Thing", "101 In Cashbox", "Last Chance", and "I Wasn't Born In Tennessee". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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VariousAcross The Great Divide – Getting It Together In The Country 1968 to 1974 (3CD set) ... CD
Grapefruit (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3CD ... $24.99
A wonderful look at a shifting sound in British rock at the start of the 70s – a move away from more urban themes to rootsier ones – a shift that almost marks a second huge wave of influence from American music, but in ways that were very different from the blues and soul than first grabbed the UK scene at the start of the 60s! Part of the theme here is an actual one – as many London acts found that they could create music with more concentration out of the city – a geographic shift that's similar to the way that American artists moved from New York City to upstate New York, or San Francisco to Marin. But there's also a stylistic shift too – as these groups are feeling influence from The Byrds, Dylan, and others – picking up acoustic themes, and moving their music from mod, psych, and other styles towards some rootsier rock progressions. You might think of the box as charting UK territory followed by The Band and some of their contemporaries – but that's only part of the picture, as, like other great collections of this nature from Grapefruit, there's a hell of a lot of music, and very detailed notes on all the many facets within. 3CD set features 64 tracks in all – with work by Plainsong, The Parlour Band, Greasy Bear, Man, Carolanne, Rod Stewart, Northwind, Bronco, Traffic, Brinsley Schwarz, Quicksand, Mathews Southern Comfort, Mighty Baby, Fairport Convention, Heads Hands & Feel, Rare Bird, Starry Eyed & Laughing, The Hollies, Tony Hazzard, Shape Of The Rain, Curtiss Maldoon, Jawbone, Natural Gas, Heron, Byzantium, and many more. CD

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VariousCapital Revolution – Le Canzoni Che Hanno Cambiato Il Mondo ... CD
Universal (Italy), 1968. New Copy 2CD ... $9.99
A 50th anniversary celebration of Italy's Capital Radio in 1968 – a set that combines familiar English rock of the late 60s with a huge amount of Italian pop as well! The mix of modes is great – and the 2CD package goes a long way towards illustrating the way that non-Anglo countries on the European scene were served some of the hipper British and American music of the time, in ways that effortlessly blend with more homegrown efforts of the era. Given that American radio was almost completely closed to non-English language tunes, there's a generosity to the spirit here that's really great – and which goes to show why Anglo rock dominated the globe so much in the following decade. Yet here, the time is 1968, the place the Italian scene – illustrated in a set of 42 tracks by artists who include Equipe 84, Caterina Caselli, Gianno Morandi, The Byrds, Beach Boys, I Dik Dik, I Nomadi, The Who, Lucia Dall, Temptations, The Band, The Rokes, Lugi Tengo, I Camaleonti, Buffalo Springfield, Velvet Underground, Otis Redding, Francoise Hardi, Giorgio Gaber, Fabrizio De Andre, Canned Heat, New Trolls, The Monkees, Serge Gainsbourg, and Mina. Even includes "I Sole E Di Tutti" by Stevie Wonder – an Italian version of "A Place In The Sun"! CD

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VariousHolding Things Together – The Merle Haggard Songbook ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
Merle Haggard isn't just one of the greatest country singers of all time – he's also a hell of a songwriter, too – one who emerged fully-formed into the glory of his Capitol Records years – releasing album after album that were full of amazing original compositions! Merle's own recordings of his songs have gone on to shape the sound of country music for decades – but right from the start, his music was grabbed up and interpreted by singers in a variety of different modes – sometimes as a way to make older artists sound hip, and more importantly as a way for younger acts to give ol' Hag the nod, and fortify their rootsy inclinations with a strong dose of straight country! This set does a great job of mixing up both sides of that coin, and throws in a few surprises along the way – finally giving Merle his due when it comes to the pen, on tracks that include "The Bottle Let Me Down" by Emmylou Harris, "I Must Be Somebody Else You've Known" by International Submarine Band, "Sing Me Back Home" by The Every Brothers, "Life In Prison" by The Byrds, "Kern River" by Dave Alvin, "Legend Of Bonnie & Clyde" by Tammy Wynette, "White Line Fever" by Flying Burrito Brothers, "Okie From Muskogee" by Roy Rogers, "Swinging Doors" by Jerry Lee Lewis, "Today I Started Loving You Again" by Wynn Stewart, "Rainbow Stew" by Country Joe McDonald, "Honky Tonk Night Time Man" by Lynyrd Skynyrd, "Just Because You Can't Be Mine" by Bettye Swann, and "Silver Wings" by The Knitters. CD

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✨✧ Gene ClarkGene Clark (White Light) ... CD
A&M (UK), 1971. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Possibly Gene's finest hour, with OR without the Byrds. Much of the record is a spare and intimate affair, with Gene's warm vocals accompanied by his own gently picked acoustic guitar, along with producer Jesse Ed Davis (who does a masterful job in the booth on this one) also on guitar. The tunes are also sweetened by waltzy basslines, and Byrds-y keyboard riffs by Ben Sidran, but Gene's wonderful vocals and his amazingly strong songwriting are obviously the biggest draws. If there was a superior rural accented singer/songwriter record in '72 we haven't heard it! Includes "The Virgin", "With Tomorrow", "White Light", the amazing "Spanish Guitar", a great reading of The Band & Bob Dylan's "Tears Of Rage", "Where My Love Lies Asleep" and "1975" – plus 5 bonus tracks for the CD including an alternate version of "Because Of You", "Stand By Me", "Ship Of The Lord", and more. 14 tracks in all. CD
Also available Gene Clark (White Light) ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Gene ClarkGene Clark with the Gosdin Brothers (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia/Retroworld (UK), 1967. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really fantastic solo album from Gene Clark – his first effort after leaving The Byrds behind, and a really well-chosen collaboration with The Gosdin Brothers – who help Clark hit a lot more of a country vibe than he might have done otherwise! Make no mistake, there's still plenty of Gene's moody songwriting and vocal styles in the mix – but the Gosdin harmonies really help give the whole thing a special spin – maybe that mix of country roots and darkness that the Flying Burrito Brothers were about to unleash – yet given the world by Gene Clark a few years before! The whole thing's wonderful – as essential a piece of the LA country rock underground as any of Gram Parsons' albums – with titles that include "So You Could Say You Lost Your Baby", "Think I'm Gonna Feel Better", "Keep On Pushin", "Echoes", "Tried So Hard", "Elevator Operator", and "Couldn't Believe Her". CD features bonus tracks – remixed stereo versions of "Only Colombe" and "The French Girl" – and a previously unreleased acoustic demo of "So You Say You Lost Your Baby". CD

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✨✧ Lovin SpoonfulDo You Believe In Magic ... LP
Kama Sutra, 1965. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Here it is – the first Spoonful LP in all its sunny, groovy glory – and the sum is so much more than just a great single! Like the Byrds, the group is built on traditionally structured back-porch melodies. In the case of the Spoonful, jug band influences provide the core rhythmic groove, but the stratospheric tendencies of mid-to-late 60s pop really pushes them into something special and all their own. Tracks include "Younger Girl", "Other Side Of This Life", "Sportin Life", "You Baby", "My Gal", "Do You Believe In Magic", and "Did You Ever Have To Make Up Your Mind". Timeless, sunny, wistful groovy grooves for the ages! LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing with deep groove.)

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✨✧ Rick RobertsWindmills/She Is A Song ... CD
A&M/BGO (UK), 1972/1973. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two early 70s albums from Rick Roberts – back to back on a single CD! First up is Windmills – great solo work from Rick Roberts – done at a time when he'd left Flying Burrito Brothers, but was yet to hit smoother fame in Firefall! The record's an overlooked gem of the early country rock years – with Roberts maybe offering up a more personal version of the sound he brought to the Burritos, but still getting plenty of country-inspired inflections – put together by producer David Anderle, and carried on by a host of famous guests – including David Crosby, Chris Hillman, Don Henley, and Jackson Browne! Roberts does a great cover of "Pick Me Up On Your Way Down" – alongside all-original material that includes "Deliver Me", "In My Own Small Way", "Two Lovely Women", "Drunk & Dirty", and "In A Dream". She Is A Song is great early work from Rick Roberts – the singer whose voice would later make Firefall huge, but who sounds even better here in a rootsier, more stripped-down setting – produced by Chris Hillman with a vibe that resonates strongly with country rock experiments by The Byrds and Flying Burrito Brothers! Roberts was also in that latter group, but hits a slightly different spirit here – never too polished, but maybe balancing more rock against the country – even though the record's still heavy on steel guitar from Al Perkins. There's a warm glow to the proceedings that really holds the music together – and titles include "She Is A Song", "Sweet Maria", "Company", "The Captain", "She Made Me Lose My Blues", and "West Wind". CD

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✨✧ VariousJon Savage's 1969 to 1971 – Rock Dreams on 45 ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Writer Jon Savage has given us some great dips into key years of the 60s – thanks to a wonderful series on Ace Records, which offered up a special mix of styles on every disc – but this time around, he focuses on a few years at the start of the 70s – and serves up an all-rock collection with a really heavy sound! Savage is never one to point out the ordinary – and the set does a really great job of exposing all these special shifts in the music at the time – sounds that never would have emerged just a few years before, and which have gone from having more open ties to their influences, to special territory that really shows both UK and American scenes making some great inventions of their own. As before, the notes are superb – and titles include "Broad Daylight" by Free, "Peace Loving Man" by Blossom Toes, "The War Machine" by Leviathan, "Magic Potion" by The Open Mind, "Rock & Roll Queen" by Mott The Hoople, "Devil Came From Kansas" by Procol Harum, "King Kong" by The Kinks, "Bad Night At The Whiskey" by The Byrds, "Comin Home" by Delaney & Bonnie, "Flying" by Faces, "Funk #48" by James Gang, "1969" by The Stooges, "Lie To Me" by Kaleidoscope, "Walk On Gilded Splinters" by Marsha Hunt, "Plynth" by Jeff Beck Group, "American Ruse" by MC5, "Sweet Jane" by Velvet Underground, "Rock & Roll" by Detroit, "Travelin In The Dark" by Mountain, "Yesterday's Numbers" by Flamin Groovies, and "Natural Magic" by Jack Nitzsche. CD

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✨✧ Brewer & ShipleyDown In LA ... LP
A&M, 1968. Very Good ... Out Of Stock
The A&M debut of Brewer & Shipley – and a set that's got a lot deeper sound than the duo's later radio hits! There's a youthful, earnest feel going on here – touched with a bit of sunshine, too – all in that wonderfully fresh feel you'll get from the early A&M forays into rock – this magical vibe that's not nearly as posturing, or as self-conscious as some of the heavier projects from bigger labels at the time. Songwriting is sensitive, delivered beautifully by the two voices – and instrumentation often has acoustic elements that echo the love of country that was bubbling in the LA scene of this late 60s Byrds generation. Yet the vibe is quite different than anything you might know, too – almost somewhere between the Roger Nichols Trio and Lambert & Nuttycomb – showing a nice A&M evolution that links together both acts. Titles include "She Thinks", "Truly Right", "Green Bamboo", "Dreamin In The Shade", "Love Love", and "An Incredible State Of Affairs". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a small name in pen.)

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✨✧ Brinsley SchwarzSilver Pistol/Please Don't Ever Change ... CD
United Artists/BGO (UK), 1971/1973. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A pair of great albums from Brinsley Schwarz – back to back on a single CD! First up is Silver Pistol – one of the most warmly-crafted albums ever from Brinsley Schwarz – and a set that definitely has the group resonating very strongly with some of the US acts who'd clearly inspired their sound! The music was all recorded at the group's shared home, with a laidback style that really lets the songwriting skills of Ian Gomm and Nick Lowe really shine – but also without sounding too casual, or too home-recorded either! The blend of organ and guitars is perfect – with just the right country currents, yet never too slavish in that style either – almost a perfect Byrds or Burritos sort of blend. Tracks include "Juju Man", "One More Day", "The Last Time I Was Fooled", "Dry Land", "Nightingale", and "Unknown Number". Please Don't Ever Change Is a record that has Brinsley Schwarz sounding a lot more confident than before – really coming forward with all the strength in their songs, and mixing things up with elements that mark the group as more distinctly British than some of their previous sets! We might go so far as to mark the record as a birthing moment for pub rock, but that might be too specific – we'll just say that there's a great blend of urban and rural, London and pastoral, and plenty of that punch that would later be associated with Nick Lowe during his solo years. Tunes are by Lowe and Ian Gomm – and titles include "I Won't Make It Without You", "Play That Fast Thing", "Hooked On Love", "Why Do We Hurt The One We Love", and "I Worry Bout You Baby". CD

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✨✧ ShindigIssue 98 ... Magazine
Shindig, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Shindig looks back at the big musical year of 1969 – but with a batch of artists that gets way past the usual Woodstock cliches – a lineup that features The Flying Burrito Brothers, Ruth Copeland, Mott The Hoople, Fairport Convention, and others! The magazine also rockets to the present with a look at the best releases and reissues of 2019, and the year's 20 hottest 45s – before turning on to other special features on Isobel Campbell, The Byrds, White Noise, The Band, Fleur, Jay Vons, and a special look at Weird Christmas Songs! Magazine

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✨✧ VariousTruckers, Kickers, Cowboy Angels – The Blissed-Out Birth Of Country Rock Vol 2 – 1969 ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing second chapter to this wonderful series – and like the first, a perfectly-chosen batch of tracks that shows the return of country styles to rock music at the end of the 60s! Most of the artists here are those of the LA scene – who had a surprisingly strong respect for the sounds of Bakersfield and Nashville – but the set also includes some other artists who really fit into the mix well – almost all of them big names of the time, or of later years – but working here in a sound that's still very fresh, and free from all the cliches that crept into country rock in the 70s! Bear Family really took a lot of care with the whole thing – and the set features over 50 pages of notes, telling the track-by-track tale of country rock from 1969 – a set of 23 titles that includes "Level With Your Sense" by The Corvettes, "Sin City" by The Flying Burrito Brothers, "Texas Me" by Sir Douglas Quintet, "Drug Store Truck Driving Man" by The Byrds, "Up On Cripple Creek" by The Band, "Make Me Smile" by Poco, "We Need A Whole Lot More Jesus" by Linda Ronstadt, "Ruby" by The First Edition, "I'm Movin On" by Elvis Presley, "Vaccination For The Blues" by The Sanland Brothers, and "Who's Gonna Mow Your Grass" by Buck Owens. CD

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✨✧ VariousWayfaring Strangers – Cosmic American Music ... LP
Numero, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
The influence of the Byrds, Gram Parsons, and Flying Burrito Brothers knew no bounds back in the day – as you'll hear on this wonderful collection of underground recordings that followed very strongly in their lead! If you think alt-country's only a recent invention, then think again – because way back at the end of the 60s, folks were already starting to come up with their own variant of the sounds of Nashville and Bakersfield – music that's often a bit more gut-wrenching than the mainstream, and which often has those currents of sadness and longing that we love especially strongly in Parsons' records. As usual with Numero, the presentation is wonderful – a special sort of package that features images of all the rare records included, and notes on each individual artist – alongside a set list that includes "Lonesome City" by Black Canyon Gang, "Baby's Back" by Kenny Knight, "To See Her Smile" by Arrogance, "Travelin" by Jimmy Carter & Dallas County Green, "And I Didn't Want You" by Mistress Mary, "Lilly Of The Valley" by Dan Pavlides, "You Can't Make It Alone" by Plain Jane, "Spirit Of The Golden Juice" by FJ McMahon, and "I Know Her Well" by Sandy Harless. LP, Vinyl record album
 
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BlackbyrdsBetter Days ... LP
Fantasy, 1980. Very Good- ... $3.99
Sweet warm grooves from the mighty Blackbyrds – a set that has George Duke working with the group, giving them some of the electric vibe of his own great work! The sound is less sharply funky than the early days of the group, but still mighty nice – and titles include "Do It Girl", "Love Don't Strike Twice", "What We Have Is Right", and "What's On Your Mind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has ring and edge wear.)

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BlackbyrdsBlackbyrds ... LP
Fantasy, 1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $24.99
A funky jazz treasure – and the band's landmark first album! The Blackbyrds were a legendary 70s combo that were discovered by Donald Byrd while he was teaching at Howard University – and they had a tight style that mixed raw funk influences with smoother jazz playing, creating a sound that was different from many of their contemporaries, and which pushed funk and soul into a whole new level. Byrd's work with the band was as groundbreaking as Larry Mizell's work on his own Blue Note albums – and coincidentally, Larry Mizzell's Sky High Productions handles the studio chores for the set – but in a way that's much more sharply funky than his albums with Byrd! Titles include the tight choppy funk tracks "Do It, Fluid" and "Funky Junkie", plus other nice groovers like "Summer Love", "Gut Level", and "The Runaway". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsBlackbyrds/Flying Start ... CD
Fantasy, 1974. Used ... $9.99
2 incredible albums from The Blackbyrds – back to back on a single CD! First up is the self-titled Blackbyrds record – a funky jazz treasure, and the band's landmark first album! The Blackbyrds were a legendary 70s combo that were discovered by Donald Byrd while he was teaching at Howard University – and they had a tight style that mixed raw funk influences with smoother jazz playing, creating a sound that was different from many of their contemporaries, and which pushed funk and soul into a whole new level. Byrd's work with the band was as groundbreaking as Larry Mizell's work on his own Blue Note albums – and coincidentally, Larry Mizzell's Sky High Productions handles the studio chores for the set – but in a way that's much more sharply funky than his albums with Byrd! Titles include the tight choppy funk tracks "Do It, Fluid" and "Funky Junkie", plus other nice groovers like "Summer Love", "Gut Level", and "The Runaway". Flying Start has a beautifully put-together feel – tight enough to crossover somewhat big with a larger audience than the group's previous effort – but still filled with the kind of righteous energy that first got them going, a sublime mix of jazzy rhythms and soulful elements, all held together tightly by production from Donald Byrd. Tracks include the big hit "Walking In Rhythm", which was an oft-spun 45 back in the day – plus some great funk moments, like the tasty "Spaced Out", the choppy "The Baby", and the captivating "Blackbyrds Theme". Other cuts include "Future Children Future Hopes", "I Need You", and "April Showers". CD
(Out of print.)

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BlackbyrdsFlying Start ... LP
Fantasy, 1974. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Not the band's first album – as you might think from the "start" in the title – but a classic batch of jazzy, funky, and soulful grooves from The Blackbyrds – one of those combos that few groups could match back in the 70s! The set's got a beautifully put-together feel – tight enough to crossover somewhat big with a larger audience than the group's previous effort – but still filled with the kind of righteous energy that first got them going, a sublime mix of jazzy rhythms and soulful elements, all held together tightly by production from Donald Byrd. Tracks include the big hit "Walking In Rhythm", which was an oft-spun 45 back in the day – plus some great funk moments, like the tasty "Spaced Out", the choppy "The Baby", and the captivating "Blackbyrds Theme". Other cuts include "Future Children Future Hopes", "I Need You", and "April Showers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on Gamma. Cover has a thin stain and some splitting at the spine.)

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsAction ... LP
Fantasy, 1977. Very Good Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great little sleeper from the Blackbyrds – a record that never gets as much due as their earlier records that have a hard funky feel, but offer instead a tasty batch of smoother jazz funk numbers that show the group still continuing to grow. Donald Byrd's still at the production helm – and the band's got a nice spacey sound that almost reflects directions that other funk groups, like Kool & The Gang, were taking at the time. The best case of this is the massive cut "Mysterious Vibes", a slow jazzy stepper that was sampled to great fame a few years back – but you can also hear it on the cuts "Supernatural Feeling", "Soft & Easy", and "Dreaming About You". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsAction/Better Days ... CD
BGP (UK), Late 70s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two of the later Blackbyrds LPs on one CD! Action is a great little sleeper from the Blackbyrds – a record that never gets as much due as their earlier records that have a hard funky feel, but offer instead a tasty batch of smoother jazz funk numbers that show the group still continuing to grow. Donald Byrd's still at the production helm – and the band's got a nice spacey sound that almost reflects directions that other funk groups, like Kool & The Gang, were taking at the time. The best case of this is the massive cut "Mysterious Vibes", a slow jazzy stepper that was sampled to great fame a few years back – but you can also hear it on the cuts "Supernatural Feeling", "Soft & Easy", and "Dreaming About You". Better Days is filled with sweet warm grooves from the mighty Blackbyrds – a set that has George Duke working with the group, giving them some of the electric vibe of his own great work! The sound is less sharply funky than the early days of the group, but still mighty nice – and titles include "Do It Girl", "Love Don't Strike Twice", "What We Have Is Right", and "What's On Your Mind". CD
(Earlier pressing with yellow cover.)

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsCity Life ... LP
Fantasy, 1975. Very Good- Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A fantastic album from this legendary jazz funk combo – a bit smoother than their first, but that's the great thing about it! The record has the band getting even tighter than before – coming up with an amazing jazz-inflected funk groove that still leaves us breathless after all these years – and which is the perfect fusion of jazz and soul that was going down with the best groups in the mid 70s. The best example of this sound can be heard on the massive cut "Rock Creek Park" – which begins with a wonderful bass on the intro, a killer moogy keyboard bit, and a super-catchy chorus that goes "doin' it in the park," which you should recognize in about 30 seconds! The rest of the album is great too – and titles include the classic sample track "Love So Fine" – plus "Happy Music", "Hash and Eggs", "Thankful Bout Yourself", and "All I Ask". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some splitting in the top seam.)

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsNight Grooves ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1978. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great album of funky dancefloor tunes! Originally issued in 1978, and clearly for the New York dancefloor crowd – the record takes the earlier work of funk group The Blackbyrds, and remixes the tracks slightly to pump up the groove a bit for the dancers. While the approach might not sound good on paper, it actually works wonderfully on the record – as the tunes retain all of the jazz funk feel of the originals, without any of the cheap tricks you might expect! The album's as essential as any of the group's earlier albums – and it's filled with great versions of classics like "Supernatural Feeling", "Gut Level", "Walking In Rhythm", "Do It Fluid", "Rock Creek Park", and "Happy Music". CD

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsNight Grooves ... LP
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1978. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A great album of funky dancefloor tunes! Originally issued in 1978, and clearly for the New York dancefloor crowd – the record takes the earlier work of funk group The Blackbyrds, and remixes the tracks slightly to pump up the groove a bit for the dancers. While the approach might not sound good on paper, it actually works wonderfully on the record – as the tunes retain all of the jazz funk feel of the originals, without any of the cheap tricks you might expect. The album's as essential as any of the group's earlier albums – and it's filled with great versions of classics like "Supernatural Feeling", "Gut Level", "Walking In Rhythm", "Do It Fluid", "Rock Creek Park", and "Happy Music". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BlackbyrdsUnfinished Business ... LP
Fantasy, 1976. Very Good Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
There's nothing unfinished about this business – as The Blackbyrds are at the top of their game here – working in a sweet blend of jazz, funk, and soul – all produced to perfection by their mentor Donald Byrd! The groove is quite similar to some of Byrd's best from the time – a bit fuller than the first few records by The Blackbyrds, thanks to the addition of larger horns – and put together in ways that really has them soaring towards the skies on waves or righteous soul! There's vocals on most tracks, but they really take equal place next to the group's wonderful instrumentation – especially the heady keyboards of the mighty Kevin Toney, still a key member of the combo at this point. Titles include "Party Land", "In Life", "Time Is Movin", "Lady", and "You've Got That Something". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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Hilton FeltonMan For All Reasons (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Hilton's Concept/Shout (Japan), Mid 70s. New Copy ... $26.99
A holy grail of funky music – and a rare gem from the DC scene of the 70s! Keyboardist Hilton Felton cut this wicked killer for his own tiny label – Hilton's Concept – and it's a very unique blend of jazz and funk modes, done with help from members of The Blackbyrds and Three Pieces! Felton plays Fender Rhodes, vibes, organ, and even some percussion on the record – grooving in this stretched-out, easygoing way that's unlike anyone else we can think of – often with fuller backings that might be at home on a soundtrack, but which have a much more open flow overall. Most tracks are nice and long, with plenty of sweet electric solo space – and titles include the classic "Bee Bop Boogie", a 9 minute groover with a monster break on the intro – plus "The Light Of Mankind", "Man For All Reasons", "Tell Her Love Has Felt The Need", "Love's Losers", and "Blues For a Weary Man". CD
(Part of the excellent Deep Jazz Reality series!)

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Mountain Mocha KilimanjaroMountain Mocha Kilimanjaro (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Jazzman (UK), 2009. New Copy ... $8.99
An amazing deep funk combo from Japan – one that almost rivals Osaka Monaurail for classic-styled grooves! These guys have a sharpness that reminds us of the late 60s James Brown Band at their best, touched with a bit of JBs instrumental riffing – all produced with just the right gritty edge to make the music sound even better! There's no vocals at all, and the album rolls along madly like a stack of funky 45s – way rougher and harder than you'd guess from the landscape image on the cover, and proof that the Japanese scene has plenty of deep funk to offer these days. Titles include "Time Has Come", "Yellow Soul Force", "The Changes", "The Bunch", "Baggy Pants", "Big Pig Affair", "Black Dog Black Cat Black Bird", and "Eastwood Magic City". UK version features two special bonus tracks – "Immigrant Song" and "Theme From Blackbyrds". CD

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✨✧ Light Of The WorldAddicted To Funk – The Anthology ... CD
EMI (UK), Early 80s. Used 2CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A long-overdue tribute to one of the funkiest British groups at the end of the 70s – the massive Light Of The World, a combo who could easily take on Earth Wind & Fire at their best! Like EWF, Light Of The World worked in a great space that was equally located between jazz, funk, and soul – often served up with the warmly mellow grooves of American combos like The Blackbyrds, Pleasure, or some of the Wayne Henderson-produced groups on Fantasy Records – no surprise really, given that some of the cuts here were handled by Henderson associate Augie Johnson! The quality of the work here is top shelf all the way through – and honestly, the main reason the group didn't go further at the time is because they split up early in their career – leaving members to go onto form other groups like Incognito, Beggar & Co, and The Team. 2CD set features a full disc of 16 Light Of The World Tracks – including "Swingin", "London Town", "I'm So Happy", "Pete's Crusade", "Time", "The Boys In Blue", "Midnight Groovin", "I Shot The Sheriff", "Everybody Move", and "No 1 Girl" – plus a bonus disc with 13 more later efforts by group members – including "Chant No 1" by Spandau Ballet, "Parisienne Girl" and "Shine On" by Incognito, "Somebody Help Me Girl" by Beggar & Co, "We Are The Team" and "Wicki Wacky House Party" by The Team, "Save Your Love" by Gee Bello, and "Twilight Zone" by Mighty Seven. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousClassic Funk 2 – Definitive Classic Funk Mastercuts Vol 2 ... CD
Mastercuts (UK), 1970s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A dozen tasty funk tracks – all classics, and all from the best years of the genre! Most of the tracks on the set are extended groovers that broke big in the day, and which keep on breaking again and again – thanks to a strong groove that's appealing to endless new generations of listeners! Titles include "Express Yourself (part 1)" by Charles Wright & The Watts 103rd St. Rhythm Band, "Stomp & Buck Dance" by The Crusaders, "The Ghetto" by Donny Hathaway, "The Boss" by James Brown, "Baby Let Me Take You" by The Detroit Emeralds, "Jive Turkey" by The Ohio Players, "You Can Have Watergate" by The JBs, "Movin" by Brass Construction, "It's Alright Now" by Eddie Harris, and "Do It Fluid" by The Blackbyrds. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousAndy Smith – Diggin' In The BGP Vaults ... LP
BGP (UK), Mid 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP ... Out Of Stock
A masterful set of old school funk & soul put together by DJ Andy Smith – who also worked some magic a few years back for the BGP label on the Northern Soul tip – this time out doing his thing with prime funk from the late 60s & early 70s! Smith does a excellent job of mixing sample classics that helped build golden age hip hop, many deeper tracks – funk nuggets from The Blackbyrds, Billy Garner, Funk Inc, Spanky Wilson and many more! Vinyl version is not a continous mix like the CD – and works as a straight up, excellent funky compilation. Titles include "Cracklin' Bread" by Dave Hamilton, "It's My Thing"by Betty Moorer, "I Don't Know What It Is But It Sure Is Funky" by Ripple, "I Got Some" by Billy Garner", "Can't Get Enough" by 87th Of Broadway, "Skunk Juice" by Pazant Brothers, "I'm A Good Woman" by The Generation", "Tighten Up" by Roosevelt Matthews and more. 24 tracks on 2LPs. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousFor Discos Only – Indie Dance Music From Fantasy & Vanguard Records – 1976 to 1981 (3CD set) ... CD
Fantasy/Craft, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
Rare singles from the glory days of the American club music scene – most of which were only issued as promo release – hence the "for discos only" in the title! The package looks at the wealth of material issued by the Fantasy and Vanguard family of labels in the late 70s – imprints that have never fully gotten their due, in comparison to companies like Salsoul or Philadelphia International – even though they made an equally huge contribution to the world of funky grooves! In fact, given that Fantasy owned Prestige and other jazz labels at the time, they also had a longer heritage in soulful music – which often made some of their singles these real mini-masterpieces in sound. Vanguard was equally unusual, but in a different way – as disco and club were relatively new to their catalog – which almost seemed to give them a freedom to be a bit more experimental than some of the bigger companies working the dancefloors. The result is a great collection of really creative, really upbeat material – almost all of which is nice and extended, and presented here on the rare 12" single versions. Titles include "Til You Surrender (special rmx)" by Rainbow Brown, "Rock Creek Park (rmx)" by The Blackbyrds, "No One Can Do It Like You (12" special Shep Pettibone rmx)", "Chill Out (12" version)" by Free Expression, "I Don't Know What's On Your Mind (special 12" mix)" by Spiders Webb, "Over & Over (special 12" disco)" by Sylvester, "Turn The Music Up (12" disco)" by Players Association, "Beat Of The Night (special 12" disco)" by Fever, "Party Vibes (special 12" disco)" by Ike Turner & Home Grown Funk, "You've Got Me Dancing In My Sleep (special remaster)" by Frisky, "Boogie City (special 12" disco mix)" by Phil Hurtt, "Space Bass (special 12" disco)" by Slick, "Mondo Man (12" version)" by Roni Griffith, "It's Music (special 12" disco)" by Damon Harris, "Always There (special 12" disco)" by Side Effect, "For Your Love (special 12" disco)" by Idris Muhammad, "Straight To The Bank (special 12" disco)" by Bill Summers, "Boogie With Me (12" disco)" by Poussez, "Don't Know What To Say" by The Blackbyrds, "I'm The One" by Rainbow Brown, "I Got The Feeling (Patrick Cowley megamix)" by Two Tons O Fun, "Dance (special 12" disco)" by Paradise Express, and "Savage Lover (12" disco long vocal)" by The Ring. CD
 
 
 



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