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Crown Heights AffairDreaming A Dream ... LP
De-Lite, 1975. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A dream of a record from Crown Heights Affair – the group's classic first set, and maybe as fine a batch of early club work you could ever hope to find! Like so many of the east coast acts at the start of the disco generation, these guys are a well-trained funk ensemble, playing at a faster clip for the new dancefloor sound – which means that at the core, they've still got some fantastic instrumentation – and a groove that rivals their bigger contemporaries, like Kool & The Gang, Fatback, or BT Express! The drums are fantastic, the basslines nice and subtle, the horns used with some real grace – and there's also some really cool moog solos on the best numbers – which really makes the album a treat. Titles include both disco and vocal versions of their hit "Dreaming A Dream" – plus the tracks "I Am Me", "You Smiled", "Foxy", "I Am Me", "Feeling Tall", "Every Beat Of My Heart", "Na Na Hey Hey", and "Picture Show". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has ring and edge wear, a name in pen, and a hype sticker. Labels have a name in pen.)

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✨✧ Kay-GeesKilowatt ... CD
De-Lite/Unidisc, 1978. Used ... $11.99
The Kay-Gees are burning bright with plenty of kilowatts here – in that razor-sharp approach to funk that made the group one of the best of their generation – able to strongly step on the dancefloor, but without losing any of the rawness of their funky 45 years! The balance is a bit like Fatback at their best – and that group is maybe one of the few we'd match next to the Kay-Gees at this point – and although the basslines are up a bit more than before, they never hit any sort of too-cliched or overdone modes, as in some of the other big funk groups of the period. Guitars riff mightily, lyrics are plenty catchy, and the rest of the instrumentation is right on the money – on cuts that include their "Kay-Gee's Theme Song", plus "Fat Daddy", "Celestial Vibrations", "Space Disco", and 2 versions of the title track "Kilowatt". CD
(Out of print.)

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Kool & The GangBest Of Kool & The Gang ... LP
De-Lite, Early 70s. Very Good ... $14.99 24.99
This one's called a "best of", but it's really one of the group's first albums, and it pulls together a host of great early tracks, some of which were only ever on singles! The record's got a shiny gold cover, and it's rare as hen's teeth! Titles include "The Penguin", "Let The Music Take Your Mind", "The Gang's Back Again", "Funky Man", "Who's Gonna Take The Weight", "Pneumonia", and "Kool It (Here Comes The Fuzz)". Great stuff, and a rare piece of their early puzzle! LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing in the yellow cover, with a name in pen on the front, back and labels. Vinyl has a small mark that clicks for a few spins during "The Penguin" but plays fine otherwise.)

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Kool & The GangCelebrate ... LP
De-Lite/Polygram, 1980. Very Good ... $4.99
A super-huge album for Kool & The Gang – and for good reason too! The set features their massive hit "Celebration" – a cut that firmly planted the group in the mainstream, and which keeps getting countless play over the decades – probably still earning them a fortune in royalties year after year from wedding bands alone! The group's got some great help on the record from Deodato – the Brazilian keyboardist who scored big with his own records in the 70s – and who's working here to arrange, conduct, and produced the album with a sweet jazzy finish! In a way, it's Deodato's ear for a great warm groove that really seems to make the set sparkle – giving it a strong soul sound, even with tighter production – still somewhat down to earth, despite its hit status – that core quality that's always made Kool & The Gang so great! Apart from "Celebration", other tracks include "Jones Vs Jones", "Love Festival", "Love Affair", "Night People", and "Morning Star". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ringwear, edge wear, and some light stains in front.)

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Kool & The GangKool & The Gang (purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
De-Lite/Real Gone, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 24.99
A landmark album of funky genius – and one of the first times a batch of funky 45s had ever been so tightly sewn into a full LP! By the time of this album's release, Kool & The Gang were already underground legends – cutting it up in small clubs around the east and midwest, and working hard to push their excellent early singles on the De-Lite label – the kind of indie funky 45s that went on to shape the sound of a generation to come! This album brings together a number of those singles – really great little tracks that you can't really ever find on wax, and which have the group's perfect blend of bass/drum rhythms, choppy guitar, and hard-blaring horns – a massive groove that's still tighter here than any of the countless combos the record went onto inspire. The LP's a non-stop jam all the way through, with funk so pure it could be considered the blueprint for a generation – and titles include "Give It Up", "Raw Hamburger", "Kool's Back Again", "Breeze & Soul", "Sea of Tranquility", and "Kool & The Gang". LP, Vinyl record album

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Kool & The GangKool & The Gang – The Albums Vol 1 – 1970 to 1978 (13CD set) ... CD
De-Lite/Edsel (UK), 1970s. New Copy 13CD ... $129.99 149.99
That's the later Kool & The Gang logo on the front cover, but this killer set brings together all their greatness from the early days – a fantastic run of funk that set a whole new standard for the 70s! Right from the start, the group had something different going on – a leaner, sharper vibe that took some of the raw energy of the 60s, and gave it a sharper focus – heard first on an assortment if important funky 45s, then brought together on their first album, and expanded into some tremendous developments as the 70s moved on! All that greatness is here, featured in one amazing box – a full CD of singles from the time – plus the full albums Kool & The Gang, Music Is The Message, Good Times, Wild & Peaceful, Light Of Worlds, Spirit Of The Boogie, Love & Understanding, Open Sesame, Force, and Everybody's Dancing – plus the incredible concert albums Live At PJ's and Love At The Sex Machine. A fantastic set – essential for any fan of funk and soul! CD

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Kool & The GangKool & The Gang – The Albums Vol 2 – 1979 to 1989 (11CD set) ... CD
De-Lite/Edsel (UK), 1970s. New Copy 11CD ... $109.99 139.99
The massive second chapter of Kool & The Gang – tracks from a time when the funky legends didn't falter at all, and instead reinvented themselves for a whole new generation! In the earlier part of the 70s, Kool & The Gang had already mastered the funky 45 and set the groundwork for disco – so by the end of the generation, they were going head to head with some of the major label funk acts who were bringing a bit more soul into the mix – mastering the mellow cut as well as the clubby groover, and continuing to shine strongly for years as part of the process! As with the previous box set, this one features a whole host of albums with the original cover art – the albums Ladies Night, Celebrate, Something Special, As One, In The Heart, Emergency, Forever, and Sweat. PLUS, you also get three CDs worth of bonus material – one CD that's full of 7" singles from the time, and two more CDs that are overflowing with the many 12" single mixes from the time! A massive collection – and a real testament to the genius of the group. CD

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Kool & The GangLadies' Night ... LP
De-Lite, 1979. Near Mint- ... $9.99 14.99
A shameless dancefloor cash-in move – but a record that's still pretty darn great as well! You all know the big title cut "Ladies Night", so we won't bother to describe it – but we can say that the group wisely hooked up with Deodato, who produced, mixed, and even played keyboards on the album. Deodato keeps a nice jazzy punch in the tracks, while still moving towards the slickly produced funk sound that was the group's main approach at the time of the record. JT Taylor's on vocals, and the album's even got a few mellow cuts – like the crossover easy number "Too Hot" – amidst the midtempo 80s grooves that really step out and make the whole thing move. Other tracks include "Ladies Night", "Hangin Out", "Tonight's The Night", "If You Feel Like Dancin", and "Got You Into My Life". LP, Vinyl record album
(UK blue label Mercury pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Kool & The GangLight Of Worlds ... LP
De-Lite, 1974. Very Good- Gatefold ... $11.99
It's the mid 70s, and Kool & Co not only keep the funky groove up, but also expand their style into a moogy style that adds a nice dimension of spacey soul to their rich palette of funk. The funkier cuts – like "Street Corner Symphony" and "Rhyme Tyme People" – sound a bit too much like the hits from earlier albums, but are still pretty nice. But it's the synth heavy cuts – like "Whiting H&G", and the landmark "Summer Madness" – which really open up the record. They're great stuff, and have the group moving into a spacey otherworldly funk realm that had been opened up a few years earlier by Earth Wind & Fire. The long-lasting potential of "Summer Madness" proves that the move was a great one – and we're always stunned at how fantastic the track still sounds today! LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl plays with some surface noise. Cover has some surface wear, heavy edge wear, small split in the spine, and a peeled strip in back across the bottom.)
Also available Light Of Worlds ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ Kool & The GangLive At PJ's (with bonus track) ... CD
De-Lite/Reel Music, 1971. New Copy ... $7.99 15.99
One of the greatest Kool & The Gang albums ever – a monster live session that almost blows away their studio classics! The groove here is far more freewheeling and complex than some of their singles from the 70s – longer, tripped-out tunes with a definite undercurrent of jazz amidst the funk – loads of wicked horn bits from Ronnie Bell and Dennis Thomas that complicate things up nicely, while still staying soulfully in the groove. There's no vocals at all on the record – which further enforces the Kool Jazz sound of the set – and the album's even harder-hitting than their previous Sex Machine live album, so much so, the PJ's club had to close its doors shortly after the Gang's performance! Titles include the all-time killer sample cut "Duji" – plus "NT", "Ronnie's Groove", "Ricksonata", "Lucky For Me", "Sombrero Sam", and a medley of "Ike's Groove/You've Lost That Lovin Feeling". CD also features a rare bonus cut – "The Penguin" – recorded at the time, but not issued on the original album! Plus, this reissue is even better than the previous one – packaged with a full-color booklet of notes and rare images. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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Kool & The GangOpen Sesame ... LP
De-Lite, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
A pivotal album from Kool & The Gang – a record that pushes the group past their roots as a funky 45 combo, and into larger, more righteous territory overall! There's some nicely spiritual vibes running through the set – almost as if they borrowed a bit of energy from Earth Wind & Fire, while still hanging onto the core of their own funky groove – a style that's maybe summed up best on the album's killer cut "Little Children" – a very righteous jazzy soul number that's been sampled to great use, and one that introduced a great mellow sound for the group! The whole set's great, though – and other tracks include the dancefloor classic "Open Sesame", plus "Super Band", "Gift Of Love", "Whisper Softly", "Love", and "Sunshine". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the standard gatefold cover with light wear and a sticker spot. B-side label has a piece of masking tape.)

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Kool & The GangPenguin (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
De-Lite, Early 70s. Very Good ... $7.99
One of the best early Kool & The Gang singles! "The Penguin" is a killer – with this bassy intro that riffs around itself so much you'd think it was knitting a sweater! Horns come in, the groove changes tempo, and the cut funks itself up so much you keep expecting popcorn to come flying out of your speaker! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label has an ink stamp.)

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Kool & The GangSomething Special ... LP
De-Lite, 1981. Near Mint- ... $14.99
Something Special indeed – as the album was one of the biggest hits for Kool & The Gang, and showed that the group still had plenty of energy left to groove into the 80s! The record features production work by Brazilian music maestro Eumir Deodato – who by this point had become a sweet and smooth talent with a real flair for putting over a modern soul groove! Deodato's approach is really great – smooth, yet soulful, without any tricks or gimmicks – and a real appreciation for lead vocals and a catchy little hook! The album features the group's party classic "Get Down On It", plus "Steppin Out", "No Show", "Pass It On", "Be My Lady", "Take My Heart", and "Good Time Tonight". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Label on Side One has a large spot of marker.)

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Made In USAMade In USA ... LP
De-Lite, 1977. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A funky soul band with a bit of a clubby groove – and one that features some great male harmony vocals behind lead singer Jann Harrison! Harrison's got a very light style of singing – almost soprano at points, which makes the male voices especially welcome – as they help ground the grooves much more deeply down towards the basslines that are such a strong part of the album. The set's got a really classic De-Lite Records feel from the 70s – a groove that's right up there with the Kay-Gees at their best – with riffing guitar, bumping bass, smooth keyboards, and tight horns over the top. Titles include "Gotta Get A High", "Shake Your Body", "Try To Find A Way", "Never Gonna Let You Go", "Sexy Lady", and both vocal and instrumental versions of "Melodies". LP, Vinyl record album
(NOTE – Cover has unglued seams held with pieces of clear tape, a cutout notch, ring and edge wear, name in pen on both sides, and some notes in back. Labels have some pen.)

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✨✧ Crown Heights AffairDream World (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Unidisc (Canada), 1978. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A tasty little disco album that's a lot better than you might think! In some ways, this might be Crown Heights Affair's most perfectly realized album – as it's got lots of long tracks that mix the group's always-tight instrumental style with a spacey soul sensibility that's quite captivating. None of the cuts are standout slammers, but the album's pretty nice as a whole, and the songwriting gives the group plenty of good lyrics to work with. Titles include "Galaxy Of Love", "Dream World", "Things Are Going To Get Better", "I'm Gonna Love You Forever", and "Say A Prayer For Two". CD features a huge amount of bonus mixes too! CD
(1993 Unidisc pressing – with bonus 12" and radio mixes!)

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✨✧ Kool & The GangAs One (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1982. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Solid 80s grooving from Kool & The Gang – a group who inspired so many others in the early 80s soul generation, but who could still do it better than most of the rest! The style here is tight and smooth, but never too slick – and Deodato's giving the group some really great production for the album – helping them to focus their energy and soar soulfully, but without resorting to any stiff gimmicks or cliches! There's a great groove running through most of the numbers here – a confident quality that's never too commercial, and which bubbles along nicely throughout. Titles include "Street Kids", "Big Fun", "As One", "Hi De Hi Hi De Ho", "Let's Go Dancin", and "Pretty Baby". CD features lots of bonus tracks – including "Big Fun (single)", "Let's Go Dancin (single)", "Street Kids (single)", "Hi De Hi Hi De Ho (single)", "Let's Go Dancin (12" promo rmx)", and "Street Kids (12" dance rmx)". CD

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✨✧ Kool & The GangCelebrate (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1980. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A super-huge album for Kool & The Gang – and for good reason too! The set features their massive hit "Celebration" – a cut that firmly planted the group in the mainstream, and which keeps getting countless play over the decades – probably still earning them a fortune in royalties year after year from wedding bands alone! The group's got some great help on the record from Deodato – the Brazilian keyboardist who scored big with his own records in the 70s – and who's working here to arrange, conduct, and produced the album with a sweet jazzy finish! In a way, it's Deodato's ear for a great warm groove that really seems to make the set sparkle – giving it a strong soul sound, even with tighter production – still somewhat down to earth, despite its hit status – that core quality that's always made Kool & The Gang so great! Apart from "Celebration", other tracks include "Jones Vs Jones", "Love Festival", "Love Affair", "Night People", and "Morning Star". CD features the bonus tracks "Celebration (single)", "Take It To The Top (single)", "Jones Vs Jones (single)", "Morning Star (long version)", and "Celebremos (12" Spanish version)". CD
(2013 BBR pressing with 5 bonus tracks!)
Also available Celebrate ... LP 4.99

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✨✧ Kool & The GangEmergency ... LP
De-Lite, 1984. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sweet 80s sounds from the legendary Kool & The Gang – one of the key classics from the second chapter of the group – when their lineup and sound were a lot leaner than before, and they managed to cross over big to a much wider audience than before! The upbeat cuts show that the group were still kings of the funky dancefloor – and the mellower ones are equally great too – showing a rising ballad style that proved to be the group's big crossover card at the time – a way of putting over a laidback track, but with plenty of soul. This approach is heard to great effect on the album's great single "Cherish" – and other tracks include "Bad Woman", "Surrender", "Emergency", "Misled", "Fresh", and "You Are The One". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Kool & The GangLadies Night (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1979. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A shameless dancefloor cash-in move – but a record that's still pretty darn great as well! You all know the big title cut "Ladies Night", so we won't bother to describe it – but we can say that the group wisely hooked up with Deodato, who produced, mixed, and even played keyboards on the album. Deodato keeps a nice jazzy punch in the tracks, while still moving towards the slickly produced funk sound that was the group's main approach at the time of the record. JT Taylor's on vocals, and the album's even got a few mellow cuts – like the crossover easy number "Too Hot" – amidst the midtempo 80s grooves that really step out and make the whole thing move. Other tracks include "Ladies Night", "Hangin Out", "Tonight's The Night", "If You Feel Like Dancin", and "Got You Into My Life". CD features nice bonus tracks too – including "Ladies Night (12" promo disco mix)", "Hangin Out (12" disco mix)", "If You Feel Like Dancin (single)", "Ladies Night (single)", "Too Hot (single)", and "Hangin Out (single)". CD

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✨✧ Kool & The GangLive At PJ's (with bonus track) ... CD
De-Lite/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest Kool & The Gang albums ever – a monster live session that almost blows away their studio classics! The groove here is far more freewheeling and complex than some of their singles from the 70s – longer, tripped-out tunes with a definite undercurrent of jazz amidst the funk – loads of wicked horn bits from Ronnie Bell and Dennis Thomas that complicate things up nicely, while still staying soulfully in the groove. There's no vocals at all on the record – which further enforces the Kool Jazz sound of the set – and the album's even harder-hitting than their previous Sex Machine live album, so much so, the PJ's club had to close its doors shortly after the Gang's performance! Titles include the all-time killer sample cut "Duji" – plus "NT", "Ronnie's Groove", "Ricksonata", "Lucky For Me", "Sombrero Sam", and a medley of "Ike's Groove/You've Lost That Lovin Feeling". CD also features a rare bonus cut – "The Penguin" – recorded at the time, but not issued on the original album! Plus, this reissue is even better than the previous one – packaged with a full-color booklet of notes and rare images. CD
Also available Live At PJ's (with bonus track) ... CD 7.99

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✨✧ Kool & The GangSomething Special (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Big Break (UK), 1981. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Something Special indeed – as the album was one of the biggest hits for Kool & The Gang, and showed that the group still had plenty of energy left to groove into the 80s! The record features production work by Brazilian music maestro Eumir Deodato – who by this point had become a sweet and smooth talent with a real flair for putting over a modern soul groove! Deodato's approach is really great – smooth, yet soulful, without any tricks or gimmicks – and a real appreciation for lead vocals and a catchy little hook! The album features the group's party classic "Get Down On It", plus "Steppin Out", "No Show", "Pass It On", "Be My Lady", "Take My Heart", and "Good Time Tonight". CD features lots of bonus tracks – include "Steppin Out (12" mix)", "Get Down On It (12" mix)", "Take My Heart (12" mix)", "Stop", "Steppin Out (single)", "Get Down On It (single)", and "Take My Heart (single)". CD
(2013 BBR pressing – with lots of great bonus tracks!)
Also available Something Special ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Crown Heights AffairDo It Your Way ... LP
De-Lite, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A record that ended up in more than a few 70s record collections because of its sexy cover image – but a set that's even better when you get down into the grooves – thanks to massively funky work from Crown Heights Affair! The group are wonderful here – upbeat and quick-stepping, but still filled with razor-sharp funk energy – at a level that's similar to Brass Construction or BT Express – with no fluff at all, and none of the kind of too-extended sloppy musicianship you were getting from the studio disco groups. The whole thing's got a rock-solid vibe that was first forged in the funky 45 generation, then kicked up for the 12" years – including the group's harmony vocals, which still have a great indie vibe. Titles include "Sexy Ways", "Dancin", "Far Out", "Music Is The World", "Love Me", and "Searching For Love". Also includes the nice funky funky "French Way", which has some great moogy parts! LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and a name in pen written multiple times. Labels have a name in pen.)

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✨✧ DazzleDazzle (with bonus track) ... CD
De-Lite/Expansion (UK), 1979. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A disco dazzler from the glory days of the De-Lite Records scene – served up here by a group who really hit all the best sort of groove's you'd expect from that legendary imprint! The album's a disco record, sure – but it's also got the deeper roots that come from the De-Lite commitment to earlier 70s funk – co-produced and written by Leroy Burgess and Stan Lucas, both of whom sing on the record – and also get some help from some great female vocalists too! Although the cover makes the album look a bit like a throwaway set, the overall quality is very high, and quite soulful – thanks to strong work by Burgess and Patrick Adams, who also does a bit of arrangement – with that ear to the underground that he always had on his best records. Titles include "Reaching", "Slipped Disco", "It's Not The Same", "Walk Before You Run", and "All". CD features the bonus track "Walk Before You Run (7" edit)". CD

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✨✧ MotivationMotivation (with bonus tracks) ... CD
De-Lite/Solid (Japan), 1983. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
With those aerobic clothes on the cover, the girls definitely look motivated – but they're not actually the group on the album, as Motivation is a tight little male soul sextet! The group have all the right funky currents to fit into the De-Lite Records label approach – a bit clubby at times, but also able to hit some of the warmer mellow soul modes that groups like this were using to balance things out in the early 80s – which means that they hit some excellent harmonies on a few of the album's more laidback tracks, cuts that we maybe like even more than the groovers! There's a really special sound to the record – one that's quality 80s soul, at a level that's much deeper than the dated image on the front – as you'll hear on the tracks "Give The Gift Of Music", "Please Don't Say No", "Crazy Daze", "Color Blind", and "Stop" – as well as vocal and instrumental versions of the title track "Motivation". CD also features bonus cuts – the unreleased "Situation" and "Love Jones", plus 12" mixes of "Give The Gift Of Music" and "Stop", and "Give The Gift Of Music (inst)". CD

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✨✧ Benny TroyTearin' Me To Pieces ... LP
De-Lite, 1976. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
The only full album ever cut by Benny Troy – a blue-eyed soul talent who's right at home in the Philly club setting of the album! Sure, Benny looks a bit cheesy on the cover – but the set's a great example of the way that the Philly scene was able to take an older singer and find a new way for them to soar in the right soulful setting – thanks to production from Billy Terrell, who also wrote most of the songs – with help from arrangers John Davis and Joe Renzetti in the studio. The best cuts are some of the funky clubby ones – and titles include Benny's classic "I Wanna Give You Tomorrow", which soars along with this wonderful electric sitar and a soaring east coast vibe – plus "Put Some Music In Your Soul", "Tearin Me To Pieces", "I've Always Had You", and "Ecstasy Passion & Pain". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)
 
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Deee-LiteWorld Clique ... CD
Elektra, 1990. Used ... $2.99
There's never been a better bit of pop throwaway dancefloor fodder ever! Sure, these guys were blaring out of every cheap radio at the time, and it was just about impossible to walk into a shopping mall without hearing "Groove Is In The Heart" for about 5 years after the album came out – but to us, that was a great thing, and the record represents one of the high points in pop music of the past 25 years. Thanks to some skillful sampling by Towa Tei, the group were grounded in a rich history of funk, house, disco, soul, and Brazilian influences – all of which they managed to blend with a postmodern perfection that other groups could only ever dream of! The big hits are certainly very familiar, but the whole album's a delight – and tracks include "Who Was That?", "Smile On", "Try Me On . . . I'm Very You", "World Clique", "ESP", and "Good Beat". CD

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Oliver Moldan vs Deee-LiteGroove Is In The Heart (one-sided single) ... 12-inch
White Label (Germany), 2006. Very Good ... $9.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Deee-LiteWorld Clique ... LP
Elektra/Get On Down, 1990. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
There's never been a better bit of pop throwaway dancefloor fodder ever! Sure, these guys were blaring out of every cheap radio at the time, and it was just about impossible to walk into a shopping mall without hearing "Groove Is In The Heart" for about 5 years after the album came out – but to us, that was a great thing, and the record represents one of the high points in pop music of the past few decades. Thanks to some skillful sampling by Towa Tei, the group were grounded in a rich history of funk, house, disco, soul, and Brazilian influences – all of which they managed to blend with a postmodern perfection that other groups could only ever dream of! The big hits are certainly very familiar, but the whole album's a delight – and tracks include "Who Was That?", "Smile On", "Try Me On . . . I'm Very You", "World Clique", "ESP", and "Good Beat". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available World Clique ... CD 2.99

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✨✧ Deee-LitePower Of Love (zanzibar voc mix, guitar dub)/Build The Bridge (holographic house groove mix)/How Do You Say Love (delicious pal joey dub) ... 12-inch
Elektra, 1990. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
Remixes by Tony Humphries, Satoshi Tomie and Pal Joey. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a cutout notch, some surface wear, and a Play It Say It sticker.)

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Kool & The GangLove & Understanding ... LP
Dee-Lite, 1976. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $18.99
Amazing work from Kool & The Gang – from a period when they were pushing past their tight early funky sound, into a super-dope mix of electronics and spacey jamming that is still pretty darn revolutionary today! Although you might think the album would be a bit disco by the date, it's not – and instead has the group moving more towards a style of cosmic righteousness that was undoubtedly influenced by the early work (and success) of Earth, Wind, & Fire. The album has a few live cuts - including an amazing 8 minute long live version of "Summer Madness", with an extended keyboard solo that's just great! Other titles include "Cosmic Energy", "Do It Right Now", "Universal Sound", and a remake of "Hollywood Swinging". LP, Vinyl record album
(Vinyl has a lightly heated edge, but plays great. Cover has light ring & edge wear.)

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James McBrideKill Em & Leave – Searching For James Brown & The American Soul ... Book
Weidenfeld & Nicolson, 2016. New Copy ... $6.99 19.99
A great contrast to some of the more straight-ahead James Brown biographies on the market – as writer James McBride takes a circuitous path to look at the genius of The Godfather – not the shining stars of the bigger highlights in his career, but the lost corners and more distant pathways that shaped not just the man and his music, but Brown's role in our culture as well. The book is beautifully written – no surprise, given McBride's literary talents – and amidst all the hype and overblown myths about James Brown, the author really seems to unlock something new, and very personal as well. 232 pages, softcover. Book

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Celso Fonseca & Ronaldo BastosJuventude – Slow Motion Bossa Nova ... CD
Universal, 2001. Used ... $9.99
Slow Motion Bossa Nova certainly fits this one – a beautiful album of lush jazzy arrangements, done in the 60s style of artists like Roberto Menescal or Lalo Schifrin, but with added touches of soulful vocals by Celso Fonseca. The assemblage of musicians on the record is great – and players feature old and young bossa talents that include Joao Donato, Robertinho Silva, Marcio Montarroyos, Luiz Alves, Daniel Jobim, and Jaques Morelenbaum. The album's far more than a 60s bossa reprise – as it's filled with original tunes that sparkle with the gentle easiness of some of Ivan Lins' best work of years past. Titles include "Satelite Bar", "Samba E Tudo", "A Voz Do Coracao", "Dylan Em Madrid", "Feito Pra Voce", "Miles Ahead Of Time", and "O Sorriso De Angkor". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Coleman HawkinsDisorder At The Border ... LP
Spotlite (UK), 1952. Near Mint- ... $11.99 14.99
70s import issue of some great live playing by Hawk – laid down at Birdland in September of 1952, with 2 different groups: one that included Roy Eldridge, Horace Silver, and Curley Russell; and another that featured Howard McGhee, Silver, Russell, and Art Blakey. It's great to hear Hawkins in the company of these firey young boppers – and the album's exactly the kind of record that we use to prove the point that he was one of the most committed modernists of the postwar years. Titles include "Stuffy", "Disorder At The Border", "Rifftide", and a bonus interview called "The Hawk Talks". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a small spot of gloss separation on the spine.)

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Lee MorganDelightfulee (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Note, 1966. Used ... $6.99 9.99
A really unique album from the great Lee Morgan – a set that features the trumpeter in two different settings, but in a way that really works well together! Most of the album has Lee blowing in a very cool quintet – with Joe Henderson on tenor, McCoy Tyner on piano, Bob Cranshaw on bass, and Billy Higgins on drums – a group who maybe bring out a slightly hipper vibe that really points the way to the rest of Morgan's direction in the late 60s, when he was really letting some more spiritual currents loose. The other two tracks on the record feature a hip larger band directed by Oliver Nelson – swinging hard in a really soulful style! Nelson's arrangements on these two tracks are great – quite progressive, with a soul jazz big band style that seems to point the way towards the 70s – and the band provides a raging backdrop that lets Lee's trumpet soar over the top in beautiful crystal clear solos. Titles include "Nite Flite", "Delightful Deggie", "Ca-Lee-So", and "Zambia". CD also features 4 bonus tracks – "Need It", "Filet Of Soul", "Zambia (big band version)", and "Delightful Deggie (big band version)". CD
(Out of print first CD pressing.)

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Oscar PetersonOscar Peterson Trio At The Stratford Shakespearean Festival ... CD
Verve, 1956. Used ... $3.99 5.99
A near-lost gem in Oscar Peterson's mid-50s catalog for Verve – and a sparkling set of trio numbers recorded at the Shakespeare Festival in Ontario! Despite the literate setting of the recording, the work's never stuffy or academic – and Peterson swings things mightily with his trio that includes Herb Ellis on guitar and Ray Brown on bass. The recording quality is wonderful – deep, rich, and luminous – at a level that almost makes us say "why didn't they stop here, since Oscar sounds so perfect?" Titles include "Love You Madly", "52nd Street Theme", "Flamingo", "How About You", and "Noreen's Nocturne". CD

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Sound DimensionJamaican Soul Shake Vol 1 – Sound Dimension At Studio One ... CD
Studio One/Soul Jazz (UK), 1960s/1970s. Used ... $14.99
Classic Studio instrumentals from the hottest house band in the history of Jamaican music! Alongside the Skatalites the Sound Dimension were responsible for crafting the tunes and rhythms that emanated from Coxsone Dodd's Studio One label from the very dawning of the reggae age, and what better group could you ask for, featuring Jackie Mittoo, Ernest Ranglin, Leroy Sibbles, Horsemouth Wallace, Vin Gordon and Cedric Brooks? Guaranteed to blow your mind, this set features the finest selection of Jamaican instrumental R&B around, with jaunty, easy skanking numbers with a nice dose of loping funk sprinkled throughout. 16 tracks in all, including "Heavy Beat", "Federated Backdrop", "Baby Face", "Love Land", "Full Up", "Upsetters Dream", "The Thing", "My Heart In Rhythm", "Man Pon Spot", "Holy Moses", and "Soul Shake" CD
(Slipcase has a small 1/2" tear on the back, nothing major, and otherwise in great shape!)

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✨✧ SlaveShow Time (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Cotillion/Iconoclassic, 1981. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from Slave – an album that's still got the hard funk of earlier years, yet which also has the group sweetening up their sound in a great sort of 80s groove way! Most tracks kick along with that great rolling bass sound that the group practically invented – and which has been their everlasting legacy to mainstream funk – and Steve Arrington's still in the group on lead vocals, really hitting some soaring notes that help the tunes groove even more – all of which maybe makes the record one of the most perfect distillations of everything that made Arrington and Slave such a standard-setting group for the 80s! Titles include "Party Lites", "Snap Shot", "Smokin", "Wait For Me", "Funken Town", and "Steal Your Heart". CD features bonus tracks – "Snap Shot (12" version)" and "Wait For Me (7" version)". CD

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Derrick Harriott & The CrystalitesUndertaker (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Trojan/Doctor Bird (UK), 1970. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
A massive package – the full rare Undertaker album from Derrick Harriott & The Crystalites, plus an insane amount of bonus tracks too! The core album is instrumental – a wicked set of rhythms from The Crystalites, a group who have a vibe that's right up there with the best of the late 60s Kingston scene, but a groove that's definitely their own – almost a razor's edge to some of the rhythms, as they snap through some excellent late rocksteady/early reggae modes! Harriott produced, and adds in all these cool touches and sounds that almost predate some of the later experimental modes of Lee Scratch Perry. Titles include "The Undertaker", "Bombshell", "Biafra", "The Bad", "Lady Madonna", "Fistful Of Dollars", "The Barefoot Brigade", and "Dr Who". 2CD set features 14 more instrumental tracks from The Crystalites – plus 27 more Harriott-produced numbers, including work by Rudy Mills, Junior Murvin, Keith & Tex, The Chuckles, Eric Donaldson, Pat Satchmo, Tinga & Ernie, and The Ethiopians. CD

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✨✧ Joey Dee & The StarlitersOn The Dancefloor With Joey Dee & The Starliters ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Early 60s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Joey Dee may not have been the hardest rocker of his time, but his work at the famous Peppermint Lounge in New York was big hit material early in the 60s – and also some of the first live material to really showcase the talent of a hard rocking combo on record! Dee and The Starliters had some big hits for Roulette at the time – and this set brings together those cuts with even more obscure material for Scepter and Little Records – really showing the raw energy that made the group such a hit at the club – really tearing it up with fierce energy that never seems to let up at all! In other words, this isn't crossover pop of the sort you might expect – but great raw recordings of a well-matched combo really letting loose – driving drums, fast-riffing guitar, and even some organ too – on a total of 29 tracks that include "Lorraine", "Goin Back To My Home Town", "Mother Goose Twist", "Leave My Woman Alone", "Slippin & Slidin", "Crazy Love", "Shout", "What Kind Of Love Is This", "Will You Love Me Tomorrow", "Peppermint Twist", "Roly Poly", "Hello Josephine", "Baby You're Driving Me Crazy", "Wing Ding", and "This Boat". CD

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Ed Bogas/Sonny Stitt/Merl SaundersBlack Girl – Original Soundtrack ... CD
Fantasy/BGP (UK), 1972. New Copy ... $7.99 14.99
A killer little soundtrack – and one that's quite different than the usual blacksploitation set, but still pretty funky overall! The film Black Girl was a surprisingly sensitive movie directed by Ossie Davis in the early 70s – not as much about action as it was about the everyday life, and the hopes and dreams of the lead characters – all of which made for some really well-rounded music, of the sort you'd find on some of the other great Fantasy Records soundtracks of the time, especially the classic Cornbread Earl & Me score. Ed Bogas and Ray Shanklin put together the whole thing, and the album's a mix of hip instrumental tracks with some other vocal ones – a really nice range that draws from singers like Betty Everett, Rodger Collins, and JJ Malone – and jazz players like Sonny Stitt and John Hunt (plus organ from Merl Saunders on one cut.) Titles include "BJ's Step", "Black Girl", "Sister", "Earl (Still A Pearl)", "Mothers Day Song", "Power", "Get Me To The Bridge", "Chock-lite Puddin", and "Black Girl Cue". CD

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David BowieZiggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars ... LP
RCA, 1973. Very Good+ ... $59.99
Arguably one of the greatest rock and roll albums of all time – and the key flowering of the partnership between David Bowie and Mick Ronson! The guitars here are heavy – so much so that the record's always crossed over big with crowds who are always suspicious of Bowie's artier work of the 70s – and represented a crucial moment when his groundbreaking music also found a large mainstream audience as well. And despite the fact that Ziggy's an androgynous space rocker with a spurious pedigree, the manufactured posturing of the album's come to be taken quite literally over the years – a vivid text of alienation, expression, and redemption – served up beautifully over a host of classic tracks that include "Five Years", "Soul Love", "Moonage Daydream", "Suffragette City", and "Ziggy Stardust" – all further proof of Bowie's 70s ability to slide in wherever he wanted with ease! LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label dynaflex pressing, including printed inner sleeve. Cover has ring and edge wear, small split on spine.)
Also available Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (picture disc) ... LP 25.99

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David BowieZiggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (picture disc) ... LP
Parlophone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... $25.99 26.99
Arguably one of the greatest rock and roll albums of all time – and the key flowering of the partnership between David Bowie and Mick Ronson! The guitars here are heavy – so much so that the record's always crossed over big with crowds who are always suspicious of Bowie's artier work of the 70s – and represented a crucial moment when his groundbreaking music also found a large mainstream audience as well. And despite the fact that Ziggy's an androgynous space rocker with a spurious pedigree, the manufactured posturing of the album's come to be taken quite literally over the years – a vivid text of alienation, expression, and redemption – served up beautifully over a host of classic tracks that include "Five Years", "Soul Love", "Moonage Daydream", "Suffragette City", and "Ziggy Stardust" – all further proof of Bowie's 70s ability to slide in wherever he wanted with ease! LP, Vinyl record album
(2022 picture disc pressing!)
Also available Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars ... LP 59.99

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✨✧ Buddy DeFranco & Oscar PetersonBuddy DeFranco & Oscar Peterson Play The George Gershwin ... CD
Verve, 1954. Used ... $8.99
Classic mid 50s jazz takes on Gershwin! As the title indicates, the session features Buddy DeFranco and Oscar Peterson – but the real guy we wanna thank here is arranger Russ Garcia! Unlike some of the other Verve "soloist with the Peterson Trio" albums of the 50s, this one is more of a shared effort that has Buddy and Oscar both acting as soloists over larger backings directed by Garcia. Russ takes a lot of cues from Ralph Burns on the session – and like Burns on earlier Verve recordings, he sets things up so that the orchestrations never overwhelm the players – and instead simply augment their moods and shade in the colors of the tunes. We especially like Peterson in this format – as he was so often recorded heavily in trio format – but DeFranco is great too, snaking out over the top of the strings with a lean and angular tone on clarinet. Players include Herb Ellis, Ray Brown and Bobby White, augmented by wind & strings. Titles include "S Wonderful", "Strike Up The Band", "I Wants To Stay Here", "Someone To Watch Over Me", "I Was Doing All Right", "I Got Rhythm", "The Man I Love", and "It Ain't Necessarily So". CD features 2 bonus tracks: alternate, slightly longer takes of "I Want To Stay Here" and "Someone To Watch Over Me". CD
(Out of print Verve Elite edition. Includes the original backing sheet.)

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Frank Derrick Total ExperienceYou Betcha! – Live At Fiddlers ... LP
PS Records/Tidal Waves, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $23.99 26.99
A pretty hip batch of soul jazz tracks – recorded by drummer Frank Derrick live at Fiddler's nightclub in Chicago. Derrick's group plays a bit of everything – from Eddie Harris funky jazz to driving big band numbers to organ-heavy soul jazz numbers – all with a nicely heavy bottom that really gives the tracks an edge! The recording quality is nicely rumbly at times – almost giving the record the feel of some of those great local school band records from the same period – but the album's even better than those, because the tunes here are all original numbers – with a great overall conception that's a lot fresher than the usual album of this sort! Titles include "No Jive", "Jazz Scene", "Variations In Jazz", "Inspiration", and "Socialite Suburbanite". LP, Vinyl record album

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Lou DonaldsonSunny Side Up ... CD
Blue Note, 1960. Used ... $18.99
One of the most perfectly crafted moments of Lou Donaldson's hardbop genius at Blue Note – and a beautiful example of the way that Lou could handle the alto sax with a sharpness that earned him a place in the post-Parker lineage – but also a sense of soul that was miles away from Bird! The setting here is a quintet – with Bill Hardman on trumpet, Horace Parlan on piano, Al Harewood on drums, and either Sam Jones or Laymon Jackson on bass – a great group who set up a warmly rolling groove that's perfect for Donaldson – tight, but never uptight, and with just the right sort of vibe to move along with Lou's sense of energy. Donaldson's horn is beautifully precise throughout, and the whole thing's recorded with impeccable Rudy Van Gelder clarity. Titles include "The Truth", "Good Grease", "Blues For JP", and "Politely". CD
(Out of print Connoisseur pressing.)
Also available Sunny Side Up (Japanese pressing) ... CD 19.99

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Lou DonaldsonSunny Side Up (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1960. Used ... $19.99
One of the most perfectly crafted moments of Lou Donaldson's hardbop genius at Blue Note – and a beautiful example of the way that Lou could handle the alto sax with a sharpness that earned him a place in the post-Parker lineage – but also a sense of soul that was miles away from Bird! The setting here is a quintet – with Bill Hardman on trumpet, Horace Parlan on piano, Al Harewood on drums, and either Sam Jones or Laymon Jackson on bass – a great group who set up a warmly rolling groove that's perfect for Donaldson – tight, but never uptight, and with just the right sort of vibe to move along with Lou's sense of energy. Donaldson's horn is beautifully precise throughout, and the whole thing's recorded with impeccable Rudy Van Gelder clarity. Titles include "The Truth", "Good Grease", "Blues For JP", and "Politely". CD
(2009 Japanese pressing. Shrink is still intact, but has a large whole on the front – includes obi!)
Also available Sunny Side Up ... CD 18.99

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Gang Of FourEntertainment! (expanded & remastered) ... CD
Rhino, 1979. Used Gatefold ... $11.99
One of the greatest debut albums of all time – a record that hit the world like a comet when it was released, and which will continue to burn brightly for many decades to come! There's few groups who get things so right as Gang Of Four on this set – balancing the sharp edges of UK punk with a deeper political sense – but one that puts its message across in these short, sharp, shocks that are often given an extra punch by some surprisingly strong basslines! The mix of rawness, message, and surprising groove really sets this one apart from the pack – and that includes the work by legions of groups who've tried to imitate it over the years. Tracks include "Ether", "Natural's Not In It", "Not Great Men", "Damaged Goods", "Return The Gift", "Guns Before Butter", "Glass", and "Contract". This new CD version includes 1980's nearly as great Yellow EP – with the tracks "Outside The Trains Don't Run On Time", "He'd Send In The Army", "It's Her Factory" and "Armalite Rifle" – plus previously unreleased alternate versions of "Guns Before Butter" and "Contract", and the live bonus tracks "Blood Free" and the best cover of the Velvets' "Sweet Jane" you'll ever want to hear! CD
(Out of print.)
Also available
Entertainment ... LP 23.99
Entertainment! ... LP 34.99

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JacksonsDestiny ... LP
Epic, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $13.99 16.99
A heavy groove and a heady title that points the way towards Michael Jackson's soon-to-be legendary solo career – all served up in a batch of tracks that resonate nicely with the Off The Wall groove! The sound here really isn't disco or club, but it's a nicely upbeat groove that shows The Jacksons at the top of their game – tightly stepping and often highly rhythmic – and striking a great balance between strong lead vocals and some of the sweeter harmonies that got them going in the past. Titles include the sublime groovers "Blame It On The Boogie" and "Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)", plus great sleepers like "All Night Dancin", "Bless His Soul", "Things I Do For You" and "That's What You Get For Being Polite". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a small sticker spot in front and a small portion torn off the bottom left corner in back.)
Also available Destiny (expanded edition) ... CD 1.99

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JacksonsDestiny (expanded edition) ... CD
Epic, 1978. Used ... $1.99
A heavy groove and a heady title that points the way towards Michael Jackson's soon-to-be legendary solo career – all served up in a batch of tracks that resonate nicely with the Off The Wall groove! The sound here really isn't disco or club, but it's a nicely upbeat groove that shows The Jacksons at the top of their game – tightly stepping and often highly rhythmic – and striking a great balance between strong lead vocals and some of the sweeter harmonies that got them going in the past. Titles include the sublime groovers "Blame It On The Boogie" and "Shake Your Body (Down To The Ground)", plus great sleepers like "All Night Dancin", "Bless His Soul", "Things I Do For You" and "That's What You Get For Being Polite". CD features 2 bonus tracks – "Blame It On The Boogie (John Luongo disco mix)" and "Shake Your Body (John Luongo disco mix)". CD
(Out of print and still sealed. Small cutout hole through case and barcode.)
Also available Destiny ... LP 13.99

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Valerie JuneUnder Cover (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Fantasy, 2022. New Copy ... $20.99 22.99
The "cover" here should be taken literally – as Valerie June serves up a whole set of covers of tracks by other artists – a range that includes Bob Dylan, Frank Ocean, Nick Drake, Gillian Welch, and others – all of whom get folded into the same territory through Valerie's unique style! There's a bit of echo in the production, and June's deep vocals stretch out with very expressive takes on the lyrics – changing things up nicely on tunes that include "Pink Moon", "Godspeed", "Imagine", "Don't It Make You Want To Go Home", "Into My Arms", "Fade Into You", "Look At Miss Ohio", and "Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You". LP, Vinyl record album
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Cheche Mendoza Y Su ConjuntoSiempre En Orbita – Y A Bailar Con Los Satelites (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Discomoda, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 29.99
A great album from Cheche Mendoza and his Los Satelites combo – a group who first formed in the 60s, but who were really hitting their stride by the time of this record! The combo hail from Venezuela, and have a vibe that's nicely different than some of the New York and Puerto Rican groups of the time – maybe a slight touch of Colombia in the rhythms, although the piano and trumpet lines are definitely in an early salsa mode – served up in a small group style that's definitely inherited from the Joe Cuba Sextet, but taken in a nice new direction. Vocals are by Mauricio Conde and Cheche himself – and the group features piano from Nano Ladera, trombone from Cesar Monges, and trumpet from Cesar Fuentes. Titles include "Hochum", "Sufre Y Goza", "Pensando En Ti", "Este Tipo No Este En Na", "Doce Cascabeles", "Satelite Jala Jala", "El Tostao", and "El Triunfo". LP, Vinyl record album

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Modern Jazz Society/John LewisModern Jazz Society Presents A Concert Of Contemporary Music ... CD
Norgran, Mid 50s. Used ... $11.99
A mixture of Verve regulars and early third streamers join together in this one-off session designed as a focus on the writing talents of John Lewis. Most of the material takes off from Lewis' work with the MJQ, and the band includes two of his bandmates from that group, Connie Kay & Percy Heath – as well as soloists Stan Getz, JJ Johnson, Aaron Sachs, and Lucky Thompson. Titles include "Little David's Fugue", "Sun Dance", "Django", and "Midsommer". In a great David Stone Martin cover, too! CD
(Out of print Verve Elite edition.)

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NashenasLife Is A Heavy Burden – Ghazals & Poetry From Afghanistan ... CD
Royal/Strut (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $14.99 15.99
Hauntingly beautiful work from Nashenas – a singer whose name literally translates as "unknown" – although that may not be the case after this well-done collection gets his music out to the western market! Nashenas was something of a minor star in his own sphere – these tracks were recorded in Afghanistan, but also issued by the Royal label in Iran – and there's a really universal sense of spirit in the music, even if you can't understand the lyrics – as Nashenas sings with a subtle, but powerfully emotive quality over spare backings that include tablas, harmonium, and some other elements you might know from Indian music. The vibe is very much in keeping with the titles of the tunes – and tunes include "O Beloved The Sorrow Of Your Love Destroyed Me", "Flower Had A Thorn", "I Am Happy Alone", "Your Sorrow Is Killing Me", "The Author Of Destiny", and "Life Is A Heavy Burden". CD
Also available Life Is A Heavy Burden – Ghazals & Poetry From Afghanistan ... LP 24.99

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NashenasLife Is A Heavy Burden – Ghazals & Poetry From Afghanistan ... LP
Strut (UK), 1970s. New Copy ... $24.99 25.99
Hauntingly beautiful work from Nashenas – a singer whose name literally translates as "unknown" – although that may not be the case after this well-done collection gets his music out to the western market! Nashenas was something of a minor star in his own sphere – these tracks were recorded in Afghanistan, but also issued by the Royal label in Iran – and there's a really universal sense of spirit in the music, even if you can't understand the lyrics – as Nashenas sings with a subtle, but powerfully emotive quality over spare backings that include tablas, harmonium, and some other elements you might know from Indian music. The vibe is very much in keeping with the titles of the tunes – and tunes include "O Beloved The Sorrow Of Your Love Destroyed Me", "Flower Had A Thorn", "I Am Happy Alone", "Your Sorrow Is Killing Me", "The Author Of Destiny", and "Life Is A Heavy Burden". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Life Is A Heavy Burden – Ghazals & Poetry From Afghanistan ... CD 14.99

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Lalo SchifrinDissection & Reconstruction Of Music – Marquis De Sade (Verve Master edition) ... CD
Verve, 1966. Used ... $24.99
The Marquis De Sade never sounded so sweet! For some strange reason, Schifrin decided to pay a musical hommage to De Sade with this one – but fortunately, he's not punishing himself with the subject matter at all, and is sticking to his jazzy bossa guns. The arrangements have a tight Verve mid 60s groove to them – with breakout solos on piano and flute, slightly baroque scoring that mixes strings, harpsichord, and some straighter jazz playing, and a good focus on strong rhythm playing throught. A breezy treat that would make any of us drop a paddle and kick back for a cocktail – if we had the chance! Titles include "Bossa Antique", "The Wig", "Old Laces", "Beneath A Weeping Willow Shade", "Renaissance", and "Troubadour". CD
(Out of print Verve Elite edition – includes slipcase!)
Also available Dissection & Reconstruction Of Music – Marquis De Sade ... LP 7.99

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Delroy WilsonGo Away Dream ... LP
Pressure Sounds, 1982. New Copy (reissue)... $36.99 39.99
A fantastic record from the great Delroy Wilson – a set that's dubby at the core, but also has a righteous sense of soul too – almost a Jamaican extension of the hippest styles of early 70s American soul! Delroy's vocals are wonderful – very powerful, even without trying too much – and set up amidst some great production from Bunny Lee that really makes the whole thing shine like a slow-burning dark star – a perfect vibe that's laidback, but never lazy – and a great change from some of the more polished early 80s Jamaican soul. Titles include a great remake of the Chi-Lites "Go Away Dream" – plus "No More Heartaches", "Spit In The Sky", "When She Was My Girl", "I Can't Take You Back", "I Can't Fight It Anymore", "Won't You Come Home", and "Silhouette Silhouette". LP, Vinyl record album

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WireNot About To Die – Studio Demos 1977/1978 ... LP
Pink Flag, Late 70s. New Copy ... $31.99 33.99
Rare studio demos from Wire – recorded at a time when the group were at their early, legendary best – and featuring alternate takes of tracks that formed the building blocks for two key albums on EMI/Harvest! Reportedly, the group took back a bootleg of the material for the release – liberating these gems that show their imagination running wild in the studio – on titles that include "On Returning", "Former Airline", "Culture Vulture, "It's The Motive", "Love Ain't Polite", "French Film", "Underwater Experiences", "Stalemate", "Options 4", "Indirect Enquiries", "Oh No Not So", "The Other Window", "Ignorance No Plea", and "Being Sucked In Again". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousFunction Underground – The Black & Brown American Rock Sound 1969 to 1974 ... CD
Now Again, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $7.99 17.98
The deepest of the deep from the American scene at the start of the 70s – groups so hip they weren't quite soul, weren't quite rock – and instead kind of a funky hybrid of both! After opening our ears to countless underground sounds from around the globe, the Now Again label turn back to some of the territory of its roots – the hinterland of groups who labored mostly in obscurity, but left behind a few funky 45s that have become the stuff of legend – and which show us that there was a much bigger psychedelic funk underground out there besides groups like Funkadelic or the early Ohio Players! As always with the label, the history is really given its due, thanks to very detailed notes – alongside titles that include "Down By The River" by Purple Snow, "There's A Wrinkle In Our Time" by 1984, "Function Underground" by We The People, "Corruption Is The Thing" by Creations Unlimited, "Jimi's Guitar Raps With The Bass" by Jimi Macon, "I'm A Man" by Cisneros & Garza Group, "Just Got To Be Free" by Black Conspirators, "BL Movement" by Blaclites, and "The Siesta Is Over" by The Revolution. CD

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✨✧ Kenny DrewLite Flite ... CD
Steeplechase (Denmark), 1977. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
With Thad Jones on flugelhorn and cornet, Bob Berg on tenor, George Mraz on bass, and Jimmy Cobb on drums. Titles include "Bossa Mood", "Lite Flite", "Precious Lady", and "Only You". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Slave/Steve Arrington/AurraSlave/Steve Arrington/Aurra – The Definitive Collection (3CD set) ... CD
Robinsongs (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 3CD ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The first-ever group-spanning collection of work from the family of Slave – the late 70s funk powerhouse that was also linked to the group's Aurra and Steve Arrington's Hall Of Fame! The package is heavy on work from Slave – that bass-heavy group who really revolutionized the sound of funk in the late 70s – creating a lean groove that was tight and right on the money, and providing a perfect platform for so many new artists to leap off into the 80s! The group also boasted members Steve Washington and Steve Arrington – the former of whom would launch Aurra, a great funk group famous for their Salsoul Records material – the latter of whom was lead singer Steve Arrington, who'd enjoy a great run under his own name in the 80s! This package brings together a massive amount of greatness from everyone involved – Aurra tracks that include "Are You Single", "Checking You Out", "Make Up Your Mind", "Such A Feeling", and "In The Mood To Groove"; Steve Arrington cuts "You Meet My Approval", "Weak At The Knees", "Feel So Real", and "Dancin In The Key Of Life"; and Slave cuts that include "Slide", "Screw Your Wig On Tite", "Are You Ready For Love", "Stellar Fungk", "Feel My Love", "Shine", "Funky Lady", "Snap Shot", "Party Lites", "Life Can Be Happy", "Great American Funk Song", "Stone Jam", "Sizzlin Hot", "Watching You", "Son Of Slide", "Party Hardy", and "Drac Is Back". 44 cuts in all! CD

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✨✧ VariousLowrider Oldies Vol 2 ... CD
Thump, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A dozen tracks from the Newcomers, James & Bobby Purify, Mary Wells, the Delfonics, Brenda & the Tabulations, the Temprees, Gene Chandler, the Originals, the Chi-Lites, the Dells, Linda Jones, and El Chicano. CD

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✨✧ VariousLowrider Oldies Vol 3 – Crusin Chrome Series ... CD
Thump, 1960s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Features music by GQ, Smokey Robinson & the Miracles, Jr. Walker, the Chi-Lites, Billy Stewart, James Brown, Jerry Butler, the Temprees, Stylistics, and the Floaters. CD

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✨✧ David BowieZiggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Parlophone, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Arguably one of the greatest rock and roll albums of all time – and the key flowering of the partnership between David Bowie and Mick Ronson! The guitars here are heavy – so much so that the record's always crossed over big with crowds who are always suspicious of Bowie's artier work of the 70s – and represented a crucial moment when his groundbreaking music also found a large mainstream audience as well. And despite the fact that Ziggy's an androgynous space rocker with a spurious pedigree, the manufactured posturing of the album's come to be taken quite literally over the years – a vivid text of alienation, expression, and redemption – served up beautifully over a host of classic tracks that include "Five Years", "Soul Love", "Moonage Daydream", "Suffragette City", and "Ziggy Stardust" – all further proof of Bowie's 70s ability to slide in wherever he wanted with ease! LP, Vinyl record album
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Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars (picture disc) ... LP 25.99
Ziggy Stardust & The Spiders From Mars ... LP 59.99

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✨✧ Valerie JuneUnder Cover ... CD
Fantasy, 2022. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The "cover" here should be taken literally – as Valerie June serves up a whole set of covers of tracks by other artists – a range that includes Bob Dylan, Frank Ocean, Nick Drake, Gillian Welch, and others – all of whom get folded into the same territory through Valerie's unique style! There's a bit of echo in the production, and June's deep vocals stretch out with very expressive takes on the lyrics – changing things up nicely on tunes that include "Pink Moon", "Godspeed", "Imagine", "Don't It Make You Want To Go Home", "Into My Arms", "Fade Into You", "Look At Miss Ohio", and "Tonight I'll Be Staying Here With You". CD
Also available Under Cover (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ VariousDestination Forbidden Planet ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Cool space songs in all sorts of styles – raw rockers, swinging vocal numbers, and even some cool instrumentals that have all sorts of weird sound effects and spacey modes – brought together here in a wonderfully overstuffed package! We've loved the other releases in the Destination series from Bear Family – but somehow the addition of postwar space age modes really sends things over the top here – as the tunes explode with all sorts of weird instrumental, lyrical, and production touches – even when the music comes from bigger-name artists! There's a few movie trailers thrown in the mix, but most of the set is from rare singles – and includes 37 tracks in all – including "The Screamin Meemies From Planet X" by Merv Griffin, "Destination Twenty One Hundred & Sixty Five" by The Cues, "Spaceship Boogie" by Winifred Atwell, "Planet Named Desire" by Billy Mize, "Rock-et" by Teacho & His Students, "Detomic Orbit" by Dave & The Detomics, "Red Planet Rock" by Don Lang & His Frantic Five, "Moon Rocket" by Dean Hightower, "Guitars In Space" by Billy Mure, "Visitor From Space" by Dick Jacobs, "Flying Saucer" by Freddy Sunder, "The Thing" by Bill Buchanan, and "Jupiter C" by Pat & The Satellites. CD

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✨✧ VariousHalloween Nuggets – Haunted Underground Classics ... CD
Rock Beat, Mid 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A hip batch of Halloween nuggets – rare singles, mostly from the 60s – and mostly recorded during that wonderful moment when monster movies and rock and roll had a really happy collision! That era yielded plenty of hits, but this set digs way way deeper than those – and it also mixes in trailers from a few key films of the time, all to emphasize the horror setting for the tunes! Titles include "I Was A Teenage Monster" by The Keytones, "The Invasion Is Coming" by The Invasion, "Vampira" by Bobby Bare, "The Devil Drivers" by The Vettes, "Graveyard" by The Phantom Five, "Mummy Walk" by The Contrails, "Ghost A Go Go" by Richard Rome, "Black Magic" by Jericho Jones, "Graveyard Stomp" by Billy Ghoulston, "Jack The Ripper" by The Elites, "House On Haunted Hill" by Kenny & The Fiends, "Jekyll & Hyde" by Jim Burgett, "Strolling After Dark" by The Shades, and "It" by Johnny Fraser & The Regalaires. CD

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✨✧ VariousSmoochin' In New York – Doo Wop Dudes Vol 2 ... CD
Charly (Germany), 1950s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Music from The Vocaleers, The Velvets, The Scarlets, The Serenaders, The Sequins, Charles & Carl, The Channels, The Quadrells, The Empires, The Federals, Sherman & The Darts, Carl Hogan & The Miracles, Lewis Lymon & The Teenchords, The Kodaks, The Whirlers, The Channels, The Love Notes, Jackie And The Starlites, Pearl And The Deltars, and The Tellers. CD
(Out of print and sealed.)

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✨✧ VariousTop Deck Presents Ska Instrumentalists – 40 Essential Instrumental Hits ... CD
Universal (UK), Mid 60s. Used 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A massive collection of ska instrumentals – all the real deal from the initial 60s start of the genre – and all pulled from the legendary Top Deck catalog! There's a crisp, raw edge to these tracks that nobody else was able to ever match again – a sinister vibe that comes from the bold production style, cool compressed rhythms, and soulful sax and trumpet solos that really make these numbers cook! Given that the set's all instrumental, the vibe here is a lot different than most ska revival work too – almost more in a 60s soul instrumental mode – with great traces to the inspiration of the genre. Titles include "Shot In The Dark" and "Determination" by Roland Alphonso, "China Town" and "China Clipper" by The Skatalites, "Scattered Lights" and "Red Is Danger" by Tommy McCook, "Warlock" by Jackie Mittoo, "Love In The Afternoon" by Don Drummond, "Live Wire" by Lyn Taitt & Jackie Mittoo, "Yogi Man" and "Red Is Danger" by Johnny Moore, "Shock Resistance" by Baba Brooks, "Lawless Street" by King Sporty & The Skatalites, and "Ti Pi Tin" by Raymond Harper. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Louie BellsonSkin Deep ... CD
Verve, Early 50s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Louis grooves it nice and hard in this excellent session from his early 50s Verve years – a mixed set of small group and large group numbers, all of them pretty darn tasty! The record kicks off with the tremendous "Skin Deep" title cut – a large group number that features Louis really going to town in an extended drum solo that must be one of the longest ever recorded during the period – maybe even the "Moby Dick" of its time! Other titles include "Loris", "Copasetic", "Claxton Hall Swing", and "Phalanges" – and players include Don Elliott, Ralph Martin, and Joe Puma in the small group – plus a host of Verve regulars in the large one! CD
(Out of print, Verve Elite Edition.)

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Rosa Barba & Chad TaylorIn a Perpetual Now of Instantaneous Visibility ... CD
Corbett vs. Dempsey, 2021. New Copy ... $12.99 15.00
Drummer Chad Taylor is one of the most versatile performers we know – a drummer who can move easily between a variety of different settings, always finding the right touch for the right moment! Yet here, Taylor may be in one of his most unique settings to date – improvising on two long duets with Rosa Barba – an artist and filmmaker, and a musician who combines her talents here by playing cello, but with a celluloid bow – literally making music with the texture of film, as she slowly bows her instrument on these long, spacious lines that are matched with equally careful, sonorous work from Taylor on the drums! Chad is much more sonic than rhythmic throughout – really sounding wonderful as he brings all these new colors to his palette – on the two long improvisations on the set. CD

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Blossom ToesWe Are Ever So Clean (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Marmalade/Esoteric (UK), 1967. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 38.99
One of the key records that helped the British scene leap forward in the mid 60s – even if the group never fully got their due at the tome! This set by Blossom Toes has gone on to become the stuff of legend – a record that fully embraced, the headiest psych modes of the period, but also delivered things with a unique vibe and quality level that really sets the record apart – putting it an elite space that would include debut albums from Pink Floyd and Tomorrow! The group are led by the incredible Brian Godding – a hell of a singer, and one whose voice is perfectly tuned to the offbeat production that really makes the whole thing sparkle – as does the fantastic work on guitar. There's some larger arrangements on the set at time, but they only seem to augment the genius at the core – on titles that include "Look At Me I'm You", "The Remarkable Saga Of The Frozen Dog", "People Of The Royal Parks", "What On Earth", "The Intrepid Balloonists Handbook Vol 1", "You", and "Mrs Murphy's Budgerigar". LP, Vinyl record album

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BuariBuari ... LP
RCA/Be With (UK), 1975. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 34.99
Maybe the best-known international album from Sidiku Buari – an artist who recorded some killer sets in his native Ghana, but who got a rare chance to work here in the US for this album – which features some tight funky elements by Bernard Purdie on drums, Paul Grivvin on keyboards, and Lou Hemsey on guitar! Hemsey arranged, and there's a gritty vibe to the record that's like some of the best RCA label funk of the time – such as work by the Nite Liters – mixed with some other touches that show Buari's roots on the West African scene – served up in a hybrid that's arguably more successful here than most overseas projects of this nature! Titles include "Ku Ku Maria", "Advice From Father", "Iro Le Pa", "Oh Africa", "Peace", "Then Yebtheyet", and "Karam Bani". LP, Vinyl record album

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John ColtraneColtrane's Sound (2 x 45rpm – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Atlantic, 1960/1966. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $45.99 49.98
One of the more obscure John Coltrane albums for Atlantic – but a beautiful batch of spiritual numbers that really show him pushing towards the sound of A Love Supreme! The date on the album's 1966, but the material was recorded earlier – in that key turning point year of 1960, when Coltrane really started to let loose with his new ideas – ideas so fresh, in fact, that they might have kept this record from getting released at the time! The group here features piano from McCoy Tyner, drums from Elvin Jones, and bass from Steve Davis – an oft-overlooked talent who did some amazing work with Coltrane during this brief time. The tracks are open, flowing, and filled with imagination – and Coltrane works both on tenor and soprano sax, on titles that include "Liberia", "Equinox", "Satellite", "Central Park West", and a classic reading of "The Night Has A Thousand Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram 45rpm mastered pressing!)

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John ColtraneHeavyweight Champion – Complete Atlantic Recordings (7CD set) ... CD
Atlantic/Rhino, Early 60s. Used 7 CDs & Book ... $43.99
An amazing set of work by John Coltrane – some of his best recordings ever, tracks that form a pivotal point between his later 50s work with Miles Davis and his mid 60s spiritual searching years. The set's unbelievably exhaustive – and includes every track that was ever issued by Coltrane on an Atlantic album, plus some great alternate takes, plus a 72 page hardbound book of photos and writings, plus a whole CD of rare material that was never issued before! (The folks at Atlantic say that they would have loved to make an even bigger set – but after a fire in their warehouse in the 70s, this one CD of tapes is all that ever remained!) The whole package is incredibly well put together – in a small discrete box with some great fold-out CD cases, and a wonderful mechanism for storage that's as great as the music in the set. Titles include "Syeeda's Song Flute", "Ole", "My Favorite Things", "Cousin Mary", "Giant Steps", "Mr Day", "Blues To Elvin", "Satellite", "Liberia", "Dahomey Dance", and sooooo much more! CD
(Out of print. Outer box has some edgewear include some wear to one corner and is priced accordingly.)

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Corner GangStone Out Of Your Mind ... LP
TSG/P-Vine (Japan), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $41.99 48.99
A mysterious bit of group soul from the 70s scene – a record that's full of original material, and delivered in a style that's very much like the best New Jersey and Philly indie sides from the start of the decade! By that, we mean that the group's a little rough around the edges – and we mean that in the best way possible, because the set eschews some of the more commercial styles that were coming up in the big disco year of 1976 – and instead goes for a stripped-down sort of vibe that really lets all the charm of the vocals come through! And although you might guess that the title track is a remake of a tune by the Chi-Lites – it's not, and that cut and most of the others are originals done for the album – titles that include "Like I Do", "Rich Man Alone", "I'm Gonna Be A Star", "When I Met You At The Circus", "Patience", "The Outsider", and "Stone Out Of Your Mind". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – with obi!)
Also available Stone Out Of Your Mind (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Corner GangStone Out Of Your Mind (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
TSG/P-Vine (Japan), 1976. New Copy ... $24.99 29.99
A mysterious bit of group soul from the 70s scene – a record that's full of original material, and delivered in a style that's very much like the best New Jersey and Philly indie sides from the start of the decade! By that, we mean that the group's a little rough around the edges – and we mean that in the best way possible, because the set eschews some of the more commercial styles that were coming up in the big disco year of 1976 – and instead goes for a stripped-down sort of vibe that really lets all the charm of the vocals come through! And although you might guess that the title track is a remake of a tune by the Chi-Lites – it's not, and that cut and most of the others are originals done for the album – titles that include "Like I Do", "Rich Man Alone", "I'm Gonna Be A Star", "When I Met You At The Circus", "Patience", "The Outsider", and "Stone Out Of Your Mind". CD
Also available Stone Out Of Your Mind ... LP 41.99

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✨✧ Dilated Peoples20/20 (180 gram pressing) ... LP
ABB/Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 2006. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $38.99 41.99
A great little record from Dilated Peoples – one that might have gotten slightly trapped in the "ah they were better before" sort of games that hip hop fans like to play – but which, over the scope of time, certainly stands head and shoulders above so much other mainstream work of the time! Evidence and Babu handle production, with a bit of help from Alchemist – and the album's got a unified intensity that holds strong from the group's early work – with maybe a slight nod to the shift in rhythmic flows that would soon open up from younger acts. Guests include Talib Kweli, Defari, Greenthumb, and Capleton – and titles include "Back Again", "Green Trees", "You Can't Hide You Can't Run", "Olde English", "Kindness For Weakness", "Rapid Transit", "The One And Only", "20/20", "Satellite Radio", and "Another Sound Mission". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Echo & The BunnymenEcho & The Bunnymen ... LP
Sire, 1987. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "All In Your Mind", "Lips Like Sugar", "All My Life", "Satellite", "Bedbugs & Ballyhoo", and "The Game". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing with Ryan K etch. Cover has a promo stamp, call letters in marker on both sides, wide clear tape holding the seams and spine, bent panels, and a piece of masking tape across the bottom left corner.)

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Coleman HawkinsBody & Soul ... LP
Bluebird, Late 30s/1940s/Mid 50s. Near Mint- 2LP ... $8.99
A nice overview of Coleman Hawkins' career in a great 2LP set, containing material recorded between 1939 and 1947, and later work recorded in 1956. Most of the early work is in a wonderful small group format that lets Hawkins' tenor really come to the forefront. Other players on the sessions include Benny Carter, JC Higginbotham, Allen Eager, Peter Brown, and Budd Johnson – and titles include "Half Step Down Please", "Bouncing With Bean", "Meet Doctor Foo", "Spotlite", "Low Flame", and "Jumping For Jane". The later work features the orchestra of Billy Byers, including soloists Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, and Hank Jones. Coleman's the main blower, though – and the arrangements have a solid base that lets him open up in that exploratory tone he was crafting during the time. And although tracks are short, there's a heck of a lot of soul packed into them – recorded with impeccable quality, much more so than earlier sides. Titles include "I Never Knew", "Bean & The Boys", "The Essence of You", "Have You Met Miss Jones", "Dinner For One Please, James", and "I'm Shooting High". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light staining on the bottom and notes in pen on the back, but looks nice overall.)

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Yusef LateefBefore Dawn – The Music Of Yusef Lateef ... CD
Verve, Late 50s. Used ... $14.99
A rare Verve outing by Yusef Lateef – recorded during a stretch that was arguably his most creative point! The album's got an approach that's a bit more in the Prestige mode of Lateef's career – in that it features a fair bit of tenor sax work, blown with a straighter soul bop approach – and not as much of the more exotic reed passages that appeared on other albums, especially his sides for Savoy. But despite the more straightforward style, the album's still very much Yusef's own – because, as the title implies, the tunes are nearly all original compositions – ones that showcase a more driving approach to the Lateef groove, and which are supported by great work from Curtis Fuller on trombone, Hugh Lawson on piano, Ernie Farrow on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums. Titles include "Passion", "Love Is Eternal", "Pike's Peak", "Open Strings", "Before Dawn", and "Chang Chang Chang". CD
(1998 Verve Elite Edition.)

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MEV (Musica Elettronica Viva)Spacecraft ... LP
Our Swimmer (Germany), 1967. New Copy ... $24.99 26.99
The title's a great one for this early recording from MEV – as the record's got so much electric energy at times, it does feel a bit like a Spacecraft in operation! The music was recorded live in Berlin, and features Alvin Curran on an unusual kalimba mounted on a ten liter oil can, plus contact microphones and an amplified trumpet; Frederic Rzewski on an amplified glass plate with springs and more contact microphone electronics; Richard Teitelbaum on a modular moog and more electronics; Ivan Vandor on tenor; and Carol Plantamura – all working together in that unique criss-crossing of free improvisation and electro-acoustic music that made MEV so revolutionary in the late 60s – and still pretty breathtaking all these many years later! LP, Vinyl record album

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Charles MingusMingus Ah Um ... LP
Columbia, 1959. Very Good+ ... $59.99
One of Charles Mingus' true classics – and an essential album in any jazz collection! This 1959 gem was recorded by Mingus at a key point in his career – when he was rising from the jazz underground into the ranks of America's elite jazzmen, penning some of the most challenging work of his career, and working with incredible younger players that interpreted his work with a great deal of fire! The tracks are a bit more tightly arranged than work on some of Mingus' previous work for labels like Atlantic and Bethlehem, but that also gives them a razor-sharp emotional edge that's carried off perfectly by players who include John Handy and Shafi Hadi on alto saxes, Booker Ervin on tenor, Willie Dennis and Jimmy Knepper on trombones, Horace Parlan on piano, and Dannie Richmond on drums. The album is filled with key Mingus classics – like "Better Git It In Your Soul", "Boogie Stop Shuffle", "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat", and "Fables of Faubus" – plus "Self Portrait In Three Colors", "Open Letter To Duke", and "Bird Call". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s stereo pressing – CS 8171. Cover has a lightly bumped corner, but is nice overall.)
Also available
Mingus Ah Um (with bonus tracks) ... CD 3.99
Mingus Ah Um (2CD Legacy edition – with Mingus Dynasty album and bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (2CD Legacy edition – with Mingus Dynasty album and bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used 2 CDs ... $11.99
One of Charles Mingus' true classics – and an essential album in any jazz collection! This 1959 gem was recorded by Mingus at a key point in his career – when he was rising from the jazz underground into the ranks of America's elite jazzmen, penning some of the most challenging work of his career, and working with incredible younger players that interpreted his work with a great deal of fire! The tracks are a bit more tightly arranged than work on some of Mingus' previous work for labels like Atlantic and Bethlehem, but that also gives them a razor-sharp emotional edge that's carried off perfectly by players who include John Handy and Shafi Hadi on alto saxes, Booker Ervin on tenor, Willie Dennis and Jimmy Knepper on trombones, Horace Parlan on piano, and Dannie Richmond on drums. The album is filled with key Mingus classics – like "Better Git It In Your Soul", "Boogie Stop Shuffle", "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat", and "Fables of Faubus" – plus "Self Portrait In Three Colors", "Open Letter To Duke", and "Bird Call". 2CD set also features the full Mingus Dynasty album – plus bonus tracks from both records, and a few alternates from Ah Um! There's a whopping 25 tracks on the whole set – beautifully packaged, with great notes too. CD
(Out of print. Includes plastic slipcase.)
Also available
Mingus Ah Um ... LP 59.99
Mingus Ah Um (with bonus tracks) ... CD 3.99

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus Ah Um (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Columbia, 1959. Used ... $3.99
One of Charles Mingus' true classics – and an essential album in any jazz collection! This 1959 gem was recorded by Mingus at a key point in his career – when he was rising from the jazz underground into the ranks of America's elite jazzmen, penning some of the most challenging work of his career, and working with incredible younger players that interpreted his work with a great deal of fire! The tracks are a bit more tightly arranged than work on some of Mingus' previous work for labels like Atlantic and Bethlehem, but that also gives them a razor-sharp emotional edge that's carried off perfectly by players who include John Handy and Shafi Hadi on alto saxes, Booker Ervin on tenor, Willie Dennis and Jimmy Knepper on trombones, Horace Parlan on piano, and Dannie Richmond on drums. The album is filled with key Mingus classics – like "Better Git It In Your Soul", "Boogie Stop Shuffle", "Goodbye Pork Pie Hat", and "Fables of Faubus" – plus "Self Portrait In Three Colors", "Open Letter To Duke", and "Bird Call". CD features 3 rare bonus tracks – "GG Train", "Girl Of My Dreams", and "Pedal Point Blues" – and also features 4 tracks presented here in their full versions, not the edited ones that appeared on the original LP. CD
Also available
Mingus Ah Um ... LP 59.99
Mingus Ah Um (2CD Legacy edition – with Mingus Dynasty album and bonus tracks) ... CD 11.99

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✨✧ OmniOmni Says It All ... LP
Fountain, 1980. Very Good- ... $9.99
Chicago modern soul LP from the early 80's, recorded for Jerry Butler's Fountain label. The group were one of the few last links in the Chicago soul scene at the time – and they've got a good harmony sound that hearkens back to mid 70s work by groups like The Chi-Lites or Windy City. Most tracks are in the midtempo range, with a fair bit of synthesizer and keyboard work – but the vocals are still the strongest part of the record, and they're allowed to shine nicely. Cuts include "You Make It Happen", "Keys To The City", "Strong On You", "Rock Me Gently – Heavy Love", "When You Stop To Think", and "Don't Be Selfish". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ringwear, heavy edge wear, and bent corners.)

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OregonOur First Record ... LP
Vanguard, 1970. Very Good+ ... $7.99
The fantastic first outing of Oregon as a quartet – recorded right after the group's initial work with the Paul Winter Consort – but not released until a decade after the material was first put down to tape! Oregon had already reached greater fame by the time of the record's issue in 1980 – but you can easily hear the fullness of their vision here, right at the start – the unusual blend of world elements and jazz – served up in a pre-ECM universe by Ralph Towner on guitars, piano, and mellophone; Paul McCandless on oboe and English Horn; Glen Moore on bass and flute; and Collin Walcott on tablas, sitar, 12 string guitar, percussion, and esraj. The songs are maybe a bit more spacious and shorter than later years, but the group's sound is very firmly in place – on titles that include "Jade Vision", "Margueritte", "Canyon Song", "Full Circle", "Collin's Delite", and "Aheer". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some waviness on the opening, a promo stamp, and light wear.)

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Sun RaLive at Montreux ... LP
Inner City, 1976. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $29.99
One of Sun Ra's best non-Saturn live sets of the 70s – a nice little record that shows the group mixing it up with equal parts avant garde and straight ahead jazz, all handled in that ever-growing large group style that made them a real force to be reckoned with in a concert setting! The album was recorded during the 1976 Montreux Jazz Festival, and has a bit more focus and polish than some of the other Arkestra live material from the time – a mature, coherent sound that almost points the way towards some of their work to come in the 80s – when Ra and the group were finally reaching the wider audience they deserved. The set's a double-length one, and features players who include John Gilmore on tenor, Marshall Allen and Danny Davis on alto and flute, Pat Patrick on baritone, Ahmed Abdullah on trumpet, Craig Harris on trombone, and James Jackson on Ancient Egyptian Infinity drum – which is always a treat. Ra plays solar organ and moog, as well as piano – and titles include "Of The Other Tomorrow", "On Sound Infinity Spheres", "El Is The Sound Of Joy", "Gods Of The Thunder Realm", "Gods Of A Thunder Realm", "The House Of Eternal Being", and "Lights On a Satellite". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Sun Ra ArkestraSwirling ... CD
Strut (UK), 2020. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Sun Ra left the planet a few decades ago, but his Arkestra has been going strong – really carrying the torch that the great one kept burning – and stepping out here in their first studio album in 20 years! The record is really something special – that core Sun Ra spirit, but taken in righteous territory that shows just how much the group has evolved in his absence – still with alto saxophonist Marshall Allen as the leader, but a combination of classic Arkestra members and younger musicians who have really helped continue that legacy of mentorship and spiritual exploration that was always the greater mission of the ensemble. The production is great – never too commercial, and handled brilliantly to capture the spirit of the group at their most expressive – with a lineup that also features Knoel Scott on alto, James Stewart on tenor and flute, Michael Ray and Cecil Brooks on trumpets, Vincent Chancey on French horn, Farid Barron on piano, Dave Hotep on guitar, Akatunde and Elso Nascimento on percussion, and Tara Middleton on vocals and violin. Titles include "Sea Of Darkness/Darkness", "Swirling", "Seductive Fantasy", "Sunology", "Door Of The Cosmos/Shy", "Satellites Are Spinning/Lights On A Satellite", "Infinity/I'll Wait For You", and "Angels & Demons At Play". CD
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Sun Ra ArkestraSwirling ... LP
Strut (UK), 2020. Sealed 2LP Gatefold ... $14.99
Sun Ra left the planet a few decades ago, but his Arkestra has been going strong – really carrying the torch that the great one kept burning – and stepping out here in their first studio album in 20 years! The record is really something special – that core Sun Ra spirit, but taken in righteous territory that shows just how much the group has evolved in his absence – still with alto saxophonist Marshall Allen as the leader, but a combination of classic Arkestra members and younger musicians who have really helped continue that legacy of mentorship and spiritual exploration that was always the greater mission of the ensemble. The production is great – never too commercial, and handled brilliantly to capture the spirit of the group at their most expressive – with a lineup that also features Knoel Scott on alto, James Stewart on tenor and flute, Michael Ray and Cecil Brooks on trumpets, Vincent Chancey on French horn, Farid Barron on piano, Dave Hotep on guitar, Akatunde and Elso Nascimento on percussion, and Tara Middleton on vocals and violin. Titles include "Sea Of Darkness/Darkness", "Swirling", "Seductive Fantasy", "Sunology", "Door Of The Cosmos/Shy", "Satellites Are Spinning/Lights On A Satellite", "Infinity/I'll Wait For You", and "Angels & Demons At Play". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed!)

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Lou ReedLive – Take No Prisoners ... LP
Arista, 1975. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
Way more than just another live album – and worth it alone for Lou's bitter ramblings at the audience between the songs! Tracks include "Sweet Jane", "Satellite Of Love", "Pale Blue Eyes", "I'm Waiting For My Man", "Street Hassle", and "Walk On The Wild Side". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has a cutout notch and light wear.)

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Lou ReedTransformer ... LP
RCA, 1972. Very Good+ ... $39.99
Not the first solo album from Lou Reed, but definitely the one that established him as a major force away from the Velvet Underground – and a record that still stands as one of the best from this groundbreaking early 70s moment in music! Part of the record's strength is its resonance with the Ziggy Stardust world of David Bowie – who produced the record, and had Spiders From Mars guitar genius Mick Ronson adding some extra guitars to the whole set. Yet at the same time, it's Lou Reed's brilliance with both songwriting and delivery that really makes the whole thing amazing – capturing a moment when New York was rotting out from the inside, when danger seemed to come from simple moments, and when the rules were changing faster than anyone could keep up with. A fantastic example of this is the amazing "Perfect Day" – but the whole album's incredible, with titles that include "Hangin Round", "Satellite Of Love", "Andy's Chest", "I'm So Free", "Vicious", and the always-classic "Take A Walk On The Wild Side". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label Dynaflex pressing. Cover has unglued seams, light ring wear. Name in pen on cover and labels.)
Also available
Transformer (50th Anniversary white vinyl pressing) ... LP 24.99
Transformer (with bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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Lou ReedTransformer (50th Anniversary white vinyl pressing) ... LP
RCA, 1972. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99
Not the first solo album from Lou Reed, but definitely the one that established him as a major force away from the Velvet Underground – and a record that still stands as one of the best from this groundbreaking early 70s moment in music! Part of the record's strength is its resonance with the Ziggy Stardust world of David Bowie – who produced the record, and had Spiders From Mars guitar genius Mick Ronson adding some extra guitars to the whole set. Yet at the same time, it's Lou Reed's brilliance with both songwriting and delivery that really makes the whole thing amazing – capturing a moment when New York was rotting out from the inside, when danger seemed to come from simple moments, and when the rules were changing faster than anyone could keep up with. A fantastic example of this is the amazing "Perfect Day" – but the whole album's incredible, with titles that include "Hangin Round", "Satellite Of Love", "Andy's Chest", "I'm So Free", "Vicious", and the always-classic "Take A Walk On The Wild Side". LP, Vinyl record album
(RSD Essentials pressing on white colored vinyl. Quantities pressed on demand and strictly limited!)
Also available
Transformer ... LP 39.99
Transformer (with bonus tracks) ... CD 4.99

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Lou ReedTransformer (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA, 1972. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
Not the first solo album from Lou Reed, but definitely the one that established him as a major force away from the Velvet Underground – and a record that still stands as one of the best from this groundbreaking early 70s moment in music! Part of the record's strength is its resonance with the Ziggy Stardust world of David Bowie – who produced the record, and had Spiders From Mars guitar genius Mick Ronson adding some extra guitars to the whole set. Yet at the same time, it's Lou Reed's brilliance with both songwriting and delivery that really makes the whole thing amazing – capturing a moment when New York was rotting out from the inside, when danger seemed to come from simple moments, and when the rules were changing faster than anyone could keep up with. A fantastic example of this is the amazing "Perfect Day" – but the whole album's incredible, with titles that include "Hangin Round", "Satellite Of Love", "Andy's Chest", "I'm So Free", "Vicious", and the always-classic "Take A Walk On The Wild Side". This CD edition includes the previously unreleased bonus acoustic demo versions of "Hangin Round" and "Perfect Day". CD
Also available
Transformer (50th Anniversary white vinyl pressing) ... LP 24.99
Transformer ... LP 39.99

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Malvina ReynoldsMalvina Reynolds (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Century City/Omni (Australia), Late 60s/Early 70s. Used ... $24.99 29.99
The rare and amazing self-titled LP from topical folk singer-songwriter Malvina Reynolds – recorded in 1970 when Malvina was a spritely 70-years-old – done up beautifully in acoustic sunshine psychedelic arrangements thanks to backing from members of the Byrds, the Dillards, the Sunshine Company and produced by Alex Hassilev of The Limeliters! You never once get the impression while listening to these wry, satiric, and most importantly, tuneful numbers that Malvina was anything less than a peer and a leader to the allstar backers – no grandmotherly matriarch was she! The tunes are certainly of the era, waving goodbye to the 60s with a prescient vision of the coming 70s – rhyming LSD and DDT is particularly ingenious – and the tunes have a razor sharp worldview with a hummably soft sound. The CD features the 12 tracks from the original LP on the Century City label – plus a handful of great singles that were only released as 45s and a handful of previously unreleased tunes! 24 tracks in all: "The World's Gone Beautiful", "Daddy's In The Jail", "Boraxo", "The Desert", "DDT", "Let It Be", "Morningtown Ride", "No Hole In My Head", "Alcatraz (Pelican Island)", "Plutonium", "Cement Octopus", "Overtime", "Nancy Newman" and more. CD
(Out of print.)

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Sex PistolsOriginal Recordings (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Universal, Mid 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $45.99 46.99
The Sex Pistols only gave the world one full album before breaking up – the monumental God Save The Queen, a set that testifies to the raw energy that made it seem inevitable that their light would burn so brightly, it would soon burn out! Yet alongside that set, the group also cut some key singles, covers, and other tracks – the best of which are brought together here next to key cuts from their sole album, to make for an expanded 20 track set that really gets at the core of the group's genius! Even from the perspective of decades, the power of this work hasn't dimmed at all – and most of the messages and politics are, almost sadly, still as important as ever. Titles include "Substitute", "Stepping Stone", "Pretty Vacant", "God Save The Queen", "Bodies", "No Feelings", "I Wanna Be Me", "New York", "Problems", "Lonely Boy", "Silly Thing", "Something Else", "Anarchy In The UK", "Submission", "No Fun", "Holidays In The Sun", "C'Mon Everybody", "Satellite", "Did You No Wrong", and "My Way". LP, Vinyl record album

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Total EclipseGreat Combination ... LP
BRC/Demon (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $26.99 27.99
A great combination of funk and soul – upbeat and mellow on the same album, served up by this rare indie combo from the 70s! The album's one of the few to appear on the elite BRC imprint of Brunswick Records – home to some incredible work over just a very short stretch, including this near-perfect set of sounds from Total Eclipse! The record begins with a few mellow numbers that would be right at home in the New Jersey soul scene of the early 70s – then rolls into some upbeat funk tracks that aren't disco at all, but show that quicker variant of funk that came to the forefront back when the clubs still had a nice sort of edge. Instrumentation includes lots of offbeat touches on the rhythms – and some cool moog on one track – and lead singer Bernard Fowler has this great quality that's heartbreaking when it wants to be, and positive at other moments. Titles include "St Albans Strut", "Midtown", "A Great Combination", "Loneliness", "Space Boogie", and "Plain Insane". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Great Combination ... CD 16.99

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XTCSkylarking (200 gram pressing) ... LP
Geffen/Panegyric (UK), 1986. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 28.99
Beautiful later work from XTC – a record that has the group really reveling in that new pastoral sensibility they unlocked with Mummer – on songs that are more slowed down than at their start, with great use of acoustic instrumentation too – all with this well-crafted sense of songwriting that almost seems to preface some of the work to come by groups like High Llamas or Cardinal! There's so many folks who are slavish to the early years of XTC that they often miss the beauty of a record like this – a really cohesive whole that's given some superb production by Todd Rundgren in one of his best 80s moments. Titles include "Dear God", "Dying", "The Man Who Sailed Around His Soul", "Big Day", "Another Satellite", "That's Really Super Supergirl", "The Meeting Place", "Summer's Cauldron", and "1000 Umbrellas". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousAfrosound Of Colombia Vol 3 ... LP
Discos Fuentes/Vampi Soul (Spain), 1960s/1970s. New Copy 2LP ... $55.99 60.99
A deep dive into the heady world of Colombian music – a really special place of criss-crossing cultural modes, as befits the nation's place in the South American scene! The work here is all from the catalog of the legendary Discos Fuentes – a label whose depths are only getting fully appreciated all these many years later – as so many of these tracks were so revolutionary, they were years ahead of their time – and have a groove that the rest of the world's collectors have finally caught up with! The long length of the set means that you've got plenty to explore within – a total of 26 tracks that include "Salsa Pa Ti" by Peregoyo Y Su Combo Vacana, "Descarga Colombiana" by La Carnaval Swing, "Cumbia De Serenata" by El Sexteto Miramar, "Pa La Playa" by Los Satelites, "Ariza En Descarga" by Ariza Y Su Combo, "Zapatico Viejo" by Juan Pina Y Sus Muchachos, "La Magdalena" by Los Alegres Diablos, "Amaneci Tomando" by Los Corraleros De Majagual, "Salsa Sabroso" by El Super Combo Los Diamantes, "Zaire Pop" by Afro Sound, and "La Noche" by The Latin Brothers. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousBeatlemaniacs!!! – The World Of Beatles Novelty Records ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $9.99 18.99
A fascinating sub-chapter in 60s pop music – served up in a wealth of Beatles-related records from a variety of artists – Beatles tributes, Beatles parodies, and some especially great tunes that just plain make fun of the group! Much of the work here is pitched from the mainstream of rock and roll at the time – and seems to echo frustrations felt in the shadow of the Fab Four – not just those of competing musicians, but also spurned boyfriends who found their girls swooning heavily over the group! Tracks are done in a variety of different modes – some Beatles-esque, some country, some straight pop, and some in more mainstream American rock and roll – often with very funny lyrics, and at least a few great attempts at Beatles impersonations. The whole thing's very nicely in the style of some of Ace's other explorations into novelty records of the 60s – and like those other packages, the notes here are astonishingly complete – with a wealth of details on all the tunes, when the music itself already would have been enough! Titles include "What's Wrong With Ringo" by The Bon Bons, "Saint Paul" by Terry Knight, "Beatles Please Come Back" by Gigi Parker & The Lonelies, "John Paul George & Ringo" by The Bulldogs, "Beatle Crazy" by Bill Clifton, "A Beatle I Want To Be" by Sonny Curtis, "My Beatle Haircut" by The Twiliters, "John You Went Too Far This Time" by Rainbo, "Stamp Out The Beatles" by The Hi-Riders, and "A Letter To The Beatles" by The Four Preps. CD

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VariousChicago Cool Breezin – A Windy City Rhythm N Soul Compendium 1966-1983 (3CD box set) ... CD
West Side (UK), 1960s/1970s/1980s. Used 3CD ... $34.99
Looking for an introduction to Chicago soul? This is it! The set's a totally cool 3CD package, bound up in book-like format with great notes on the artists and songs, and a list of 64 tracks that give you a really great overview of the excellent soul that came out of Chicago during the 60s and 70s. Most of the tracks on the set were issued on the Brunswick label, and others are from the Dakar and Chi-Sound imprints. Titles include "Love Grows Better" by Billy Butler, "Someone Else's Arms" by Channel 3, "Touching In The Dark" by Walter Jackson, "Love Uprising" by Mister T, "You Brought Out The Good In Me" by Otis Leavill, "You Babe" by Dana Valery, "Baby Jane" by Otis Clay, "Getting Nowehere Fast" by Floyd Smith, "24 Hours Of Sadness" by The Chi-Lites, "I'm In Danger" by The Visitors, "It's All Over Between Us" by Lee Charles, "Keep Your Chin Up" by Jackie Ross – and a huuuuuge amount of tracks by other artists, with an excellent variety throughout! CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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