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Art Blakey's Jazz MessengersLes Liaisons Dangereuses (Epic) ... LP
Epic, Late 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
Art Blakey's soundtrack to this fantastic French film is one of his best non-Blue Note albums ever – and it's got the additional bonus of featuring performances by the great French tenor star Barney Wilen! The tunes here are way more than just short scene-setting soundtrack numbers – and are instead some incredibly memorable numbers from these great years of the Jazz Messengers – handled with all the fire of their Blue Note sides. The date was recorded in New York – with Wilen on tenor, Lee Morgan on trumpet, and Bobby Timmons on piano – and the tracks are a great mix of hardbop riffs and very catchy jazzy themes for the soundtrack. Titles include "No Problem", "Weehawken Mad Pad", "Valmontana", and "Miguel's Party". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Epic pressing, matrix ending in 1B/2B. Cover has light wear.)

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DonovanGift From A Flower To A Garden (Epic) ... LP
Epic, 1967. Near Mint- 2LP Box Set ... Just Sold Out!
One of the trippiest albums ever from Donovan, as you might guess from the title – a double-length gem that's filled with wonderfully groovy tunes! The set was cut during Donovan's killer years with producer Mickie Most in the late 60s – and it's got an instrumental feel that's even more laidback than some of his others from the time – mostly hip small combo instrumentation that features organ from Mike O'Neil, flute from Harold McNair, and vibes from Mike Carr – all done with some hip jazzy touches underneath Donovan's lead acoustic guitar – a folk-funk blend that's totally great, and which clearly set the scene for countless other imitations to come! Nobody can touch Donovan's charm at this point, though – and the album's a treasure through and through – filled with great tunes that include "Wear Your Love Like Heaven", "Skip A Long Sam", "Sun", "Little Boy In Corduroy", "Oh Gosh", "Under The Greenwood Tree", "Song Of The Naturalist's Wife", "Lay Of The Last Tinker", "The Lullaby Of Spring", "The Magpie", "Epistle To Derroll", "The Land Of Doesn't Have To Be", and "Mad John's Escape". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing, in great shape, including the folder with 12 lyric prints!)

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✨✧ VariousAmerican Epic – The Best Of Blues ... LP
Third Man, Late 20s/Early 30s. Near Mint- ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Faith No MoreEpic/War Pigs (shaped picture disc) ... 7-inch
Slash (UK), 1990. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ MtumePrime Time – The Epic Anthology ... CD
Epic/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 70s/1980s. Used 2 CDs ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
James Mtume is an artist with deep roots in jazz – including some excellent spiritual jazz material in the early 70s – but here, he's hitting superstardom in the soul music world – by pairing up with Reggie Lucas for a great run of music from the Mtume group! Lucas also hails from jazz – Mtume met him when they were both working with Miles Davis – and both artists bring something really special to their sound that moves it away from simple commercial soul – a bit like the depth that lays behind Earth Wind & Fire, who have similar righteous roots, but are able to fuse a wonderfully smooth, groovy sound – and there's also a similarity to the late 70s material of Norman Connors, another artist who followed a similar path. This set spans the full run of excellent recordings Mtume did for the Epic label – almost a decade's worth of music, including some other mixes, and a few side projects with singer Tawatha. Titles include "Just Funnin", "Anticipatin", "Mrs Sippi", "Love Lock", "Closer To The End", "Funky Constellation", "The After 6 Mix (Juicy Fruit part 2)", "You Me & He (polygamy mix)", "COD", "Prime Time", "We're Gonna Make It This Time", "The Closer I Get To You", "Kiss This World Goodbye", "It's Non-Functional", "Body & Soul", "Breathless (A&G mix)", "Did I Dream You", and "Would You Like To Fool Around". CD

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✨✧ Bobby VintonVery Merry Christmas – The Complete Epic Christmas Collection ... CD
Epic/Real Gone, 1964. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Pure pop from the Polish prince – a classic Christmas set issued during the height of Bobby Vinton's 60s years on Epic Records! The album's got this quality that makes similar use of Vinton's vocals as some of the Johnny Mathis magic on similar Christmas records – a style that still echoes the clarity and punch of his pop recordings, but also brings in a bit of majesty befitting the season – cast in fuller arrangements from Stan Applebaum, Ray Ellis, and Hugo Winterhalter! The song selection is surprisingly nice – with some unusual songs that make the album a real standout – including a great version of Burt Bacharach's "The Bell That Couldn't Jingle", plus "Dearest Santa", "The Greatest Gift", "Peppermint Stick Parade", "Three Wise Men Wise Men Three", "The Christmas Tree", "Christmas Angel", and "Christmas Chopsticks". CD features the full Very Merry Christmas album – plus bonus tracks "My Christmas Prayer", "Silver Bells", "Winter Love", "O Holy Night", "Kissin Christmas", and "Christmas Eve In My Home Town". CD

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✨✧ Merle HaggardEpic Collection/Chill Factor/5:01 Blues ... CD
Epic/BGO (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 2CD ... Out Of Stock
A trio of 80s albums from Merle Haggard – all brought together in a single collection! The Epic Collection has a title that's a bit confusing – an album issued on Epic Records, but not a collection of earlier material – as the whole thing's a new live recording, Haggard's first for the label! Merle really scored big with live albums on Capitol in the early 70s – and he sounds equally great here – working through lots of his own material in a lean, classic-styled setting – in front of an audience that's clearly going mad in his presence! Titles include "Sing A Sad Song", "Holding Things Together", "Working Mans' Blues", "Trouble In Mind", "I Always Get Lucky With You", "Every Fool Has A Rainbow", and "Honky Tonk Night Time Man/Old Man From The Mountain". Chill Factor is a seminal 80s album from Merle Haggard – from a time when the singer was changing things up a bit – both with a maturing style of vocals, and with a shift in themes in his songs! Merle's no less heartfelt here than on the early Capitol classics – but he's clearly lived a lot more life, and maybe not all of it on the road or behind bars – as he demonstrates this great sensitivity for the human condition, and his own as well – spun out beautifully on tunes that include "Thirty Again", "Man From Another Time", "We Never Touch Ag All", "1929", "I Don't Have Any Love Around", and "After Dark". 5:01 Blues is Merle Haggard's last album for Epic Records – part of a great run that helped further elevate the singer's genius during the 80s! The spirit of the songs follows nicely from Hag's earlier gems from the time – like Chill Factor or Kern River – music that's quite different that the Capitol years, but in a really great way – and which marks Haggard as one of the few of his time than can really grow and shift as a country singer over the decades without losing quality or steam at all – an elite group that might include George Jones and Willie Nelson too. Titles include "Broken Friend", "Losin In Las Vegas", "Wouldn't That Be Something", "Somewhere Down The Line", "A Better Love Next Time", and "Sea Of Heartbreak". CD

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✨✧ Vivian ReedYours Until Tomorrow – The Epic Years ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A much-needed look at the early work of Vivian Reed – a singer who got the chance to release a handful of full length albums in the disco generation, but one who sounds even better here right at the start of her career! The beautiful package brings together rare single sides and LP tracks that Vivian cut for Epic Records in the late 60s and early 70s – music that has the vocalist really hitting the full, deep range of her talents – in settings that maybe begin with familiar uptown soul modes, but soon step off into some even more righteous territory! A range of top-shelf talents help Reed out in the studio – as the cuts feature arrangements by Van McCoy, Jimmy Wisner, Thom Bell, Bobby Martin, and Herb Bernstein – all of whom really find a way to unlock Vivian's vocals and really let them soar. Even the familiar tunes take on a new sort of vibe here – great soulful readings that are quite different than the originals – on titles that include "Missing You", "Shape Of Things To Come", "Don't Close The Door On Me", "I Feel The Earth Move", "Lean On Me", "Mama Open The Door", "Baby Baby", "I", "Yours Until Tomorrow", "I Wanna Be Free", "Look The Other Way", "Down Here On The Ground", "Walk On My Side", and "Then I'll Be Over You". CD

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✨✧ Staple SingersFor What It's Worth – The Complete Epic Recordings 1964 to 1968 (Amen/Pray On/Freedom Highway/Why/For What It's Worth/What The World Needs Now) (3CD set) ... CD
Epic/Soulmusic.com (UK), Mid 60s. New Copy 3CD ... Out Of Stock
Mindblowing early work from The Staple Singers – six records that are quite different than their later fame on Stax Records during the 70s – and which have a vibe that's different too, yet equally powerful! There's a sublime mix of social politics and spiritual energy going on here – as the quartet are already moving far past standard gospel modes, and mixing their faith with a strong message during these key years of the Civil Rights era – really bridging divides with the music on these albums. The music has that sublime blend that the group perfected right from the start – almost a secret inclusion of a larger social agenda, presented amidst gospel tunes re-arranged by Pops Staples – plus some of his own great tracks too – able to reach across the aisle, and bring so many new ears to the messages the group was putting forth. The box set features six full albums – some never reissued since the LP era – Amen, Pray On, "Why, "For What It's Worth, What The World Needs Now Is Love, and the great live album Freedom Highway – recorded in Chicago! CD

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✨✧ Tower Of PowerYou Ought To Be Havin Fun – The Columbia/Epic Anthology ... CD
Columbia/Soulmusic.com (UK), Late 70s/Mid 90s. New Copy 2 CDs ... Out Of Stock
Two slices of work from Tower Of Power – both recorded for Sony/CBS, but with over a decade between them! First up, the set presents 19 killer cuts from the Columbia Records years of Tower Of Power – a time when the group moved away from Warner Brothers, where they were maybe losing a little steam – and forged this fantastic sense of soul that was missing from some of their earlier records! At the start, TOP were a rock-solid funk act – but here, they also bring a stronger soul approach to their vocals and songwriting – in a way that mixes their always-sharp instrumentation with a deeper, more developed vibe – super-strong material that sometimes doesn't always get its due. The set brings together Columbia tracks from albums, singles, and even some b-sides – with tracks that include "You Ought To Be Havin Fun", "Am I A Fool", "Lovin You Is Gonna See Me Thru", "Ain't Nothin Stoppin Us Now", "Because I Think The World Of You", "We Came To Play", "Love Bug", "While We Went To The Moon", "Somewhere Down The Road", "Deal With It", "By Your Side", and "Heaven Must Have Made You". The second half of the package features tunes the group recorded for Epic Records during the mid 90s – material that was only issued on CD at the time, and which shows TOP to continue the strengths of their earlier years! Some of the cuts go for a retro funk approach, others have a more contemporary soul vibe – and the set features 16 Epic tracks that include "A Little Knowledge", "Recapture The Magic", "Soul With A Capital S", "Please Come Back To Stay", "You", "Rhythm & Business", "Come To A Decision", "Undercurrent", "Diggin On James Brown", and "How Could This Happen To Me". CD

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✨✧ Kamasi WashingtonEpic (3LP set) ... LP
Brainfeeder, 2015. New Copy 3LP ... Out Of Stock
A modern day spiritual jazz treasure – completely wonderful all the way through, and a set you might well file proudly next to your classics from John Coltrane and Pharoah Sanders! The record's as epic as it promises in the title – a three volume journey in jazz, headed by tenorist Kamai Washington, who emerges here as a tremendous leader, a hell of a writer, and a rich jazz talent in every sense of the word – carefully steering a group of musicians through work that's searing, searching, and driven with a very cosmic vibe! Tunes are often modal, and never step too far outside, but always push the boundaries – and the instrumentation is a shifting mix of keyboards, piano, trombone, trumpet, bass, drums, and percussion – plus some vocal performances from Dwight Trible and Patrice Quinn. You might know Kamasi from his work with Flying Lotus and Thundercat – the latter of whom plays bass on this set – but the album's very much his own, and very much jazz all the way through. The kind of record we're mighty proud to be offering – with tracks that include "Askim", "The Next Step", "Rhythm Changes", "Miss Understanding", "Leroy & Lanisha", "Re Run", "Seven Prayers", "Malcolm's Theme", and "The Message". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful 3LP edition, in a special box!)
 
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Above The LawLivin' Like Hustlers ... CD
Ruthless/Epic, 1990. Used ... $2.99
Ruthless Cali group gangsta from Above the Law – the first and probably their best LP! A benchmark – one of the planks on the bridge between the earlier efforts from NWA, Eazy E and the click and the later Dre & Snoop heyday. Livin' Like Hustlers has a few tracks produced by Dr Dre, and the rest by ATL and Laylaw. Includes "Murder Rap", "Livin Like Hustlers", "Menace To Society", "Just Kickin Lyrics", "Untouchable", "Another Execution", "Freedome Of Speech", "Flow On" and "Ballin". CD

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AC DCHighway To Hell ... CD
Atlantic/Epic, 1979. Used ... $4.99
Filled with classics – including "Girls Got Rhythm", "Highway To Hell", "Shot Down In Flames", "Touch Too Much", and "If You Want Blood". CD
(Mark through barcode.)

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AC DCLive ... CD
Epic, 1992. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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AC DCRazors Edge ... CD
Epic, 1990. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Columbia House pressing.)

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Allman BrothersEvening With The Allman Brothers – 1st Set ... CD
Epic, 1991/1992. Used ... $4.99
... CD

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Allman Brothers BandLive At The Atlanta International Pop Festival ... CD
Epic/Legacy, 1970. Used 2CD ... $11.99
... CD

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Carl AndersonOn & On ... LP
Epic, 1984. Near Mint- ... $3.99
A sweet second set from 80s singer Carl Anderson – a date that's got poise, class, and a heck of a lot of soul! Although a mainstream effort, there's a nice sort of depth to the record – one that shows that Columbia wasn't pitching Anderson as much towards a crossover artist as they were some of their other mid 80s acts – instead, letting him really hang back and do his own thing – in a warmly-swinging mode that still holds up beautifully over the years! The record's a real standout in 80s mainstream male soul – and thanks is certainly due to producer/arrangers John Skip Anderson and Steve Williams, who carefully avoid the commercial side of the spectrum. Titles include "Don't Make Me Wait", "Try", "Keep It Alive", "On & On", "Lately", and "Time To Win". LP, Vinyl record album

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ArgentRing Of Hands ... LP
Epic, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
The second album by Argent – Rod Argent's project immediately after the breakup of the Zombies! There's plenty of Zombie-like ideas here – particularly those floating around the Odyssey and Oracle album, but they're also done without the dreamy pop style of Colin Blunstone's vocals, which makes for a much harder sound overall. Added into that the guitar of Russ Ballard, which really kicks into the tunes nicely, and you've got some great rock and roll work – written with a pop sensibility, but played with a razor-sharp edge that's pretty hard hitting. Titles include "Lothlorien", "Rejoice", "Pleasure", "Sweet Mary", "Where Are We Going Wrong", "Rejoice", "Cast Your Spell Uranus", and "Celebration". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing.)

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AudioslaveAudioslave ... CD
Epic/Interscope, 2006. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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BabyfaceDay ... LP
Epic, 1996. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the lyric sleeve. Cover has a cut corner and light wear.)

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✨✧ Dave Bailey2 Feet In The Gutter ... LP
Epic, 1961. New Copy (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
Hardbop albums don't get any better than this – and although drummer Dave Bailey only recorded for a brief stretch as a leader, this session's one that shows that he was a heck of a force to contend with! The record's got an intensity that easily rivals the best by Art Blakey over at Blue Note during the early 60s – but Dave's also got a slightly looser groove too – a bit more sense of humanity, and one that allows for really organic interplay between the players. There's a slight soul jazz undercurrent – especially in the piano lines of Billy Gardner – and other players in the quintet include Bill Hardman on trumpet, Frank Haynes on tenor, and Ben Tucker on bass. The group wails on an early version of Tucker's classic "Comin' Home Baby", plus other great originals like "Coffee Walk", "Lady Iris B", and "Two Feet In the Gutter". A old favorite on the south side of Chicago! LP, Vinyl record album

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Dave BaileyShiny Stockings/Two Feet In The Gutter ... 7-inch
Epic, 1961. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Dave Bailey SextetGetting' Into Somethin' ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. New Copy (reissue)... $5.99
Heavy duty hardbop – one of three amazing Epic Records sessions cut by drummer Dave Bailey! Dave didn't ever cut many sessions as a leader – but when he did, they really cooked hard – with a quality level and sharpness of vision that easily rivals the best on Blue Note or Prestige Records at the time! In fact, this album would have been right at home on either imprint – a smoking session of soulful hardbop, with very long songs that allow plenty of room for solos by players who include Charlie Rouse on tenor, Clark Terry on trumpet, Curtis Fuller on trombone, and Horace Parlan on piano – who are all in the group with Dave, alongside bassist Peck Morrison. There's a nicely unbridled feel to the whole set – a real "something extra" that's always made the album a treasure – and titles include the side-long 17 minute "Blues For JP", plus "Slop Jah", "Little Old Mongoose", and "Evad Smurd". LP, Vinyl record album

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Count BasieOld Count & The New Count (10 inch LP) ... LP
Epic, 1940/1951. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Jeff BeckBeck Ola ... LP
Epic, Early 70s. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Jeff BeckBlow By Blow ... LP
Epic, 1975. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Titles include "You Know What I Mean", "Air Blower", "Scatterbrain", "Cause We've Ended As Lovers", "She's A Woman", and "Freeway Jam". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing in the textured cover.)

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✨✧ Jeff BeckRough & Ready ... LP
Epic, 1972. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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George BensonBody Talk ... CD
CTI/Epic/Legacy, 1973. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A sweet funky classic from guitar genius George Benson – and a record that features some surprising soul arrangements from Pee Wee Ellis – also known for his classic work with the James Brown Band of the late 60s! Pee Wee's got a tighter groove here than on some of George's earlier CTI albums – but still keeps things open enough, so that Benson gets plenty of room to solo – a bit like the vibe of some of his late 60s albums for Verve and A&M. George is the main soloist – but the group is super-hip, with Harold Mabern on electric piano, Frank Foster on tenor, and a little bit of extra guitar from Earl Klugh. George is pulling no punches on this one – really hitting hard on his solos with a freer approach than he used on most of his other records from the time. Titles include "Dance", "Plum", "Body Talk", and "Top Of The World" – and most tracks are looong! CD
(Please note that there is a slight tear on the edge of the booklet.)
Also available
Body Talk ... LP 14.99
Body Talk ... CD 13.99

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Bunny BeriganTake It Bunny ... LP
Epic, Mid 30s/1955. Very Good ... $11.99
Classic 30s work from trumpeter Bunny Berigan – served up here in a great 50s LP package that showcases his talents on the horn! There's a warmth and raspy charm to these sides that instantly shows why Berigan was a standout player at the time – an artist who could hit the hard notes with the frenzy of any of his competitors, but also an entertainer who was willing to step back and personalize (and vocalize) things when needed. Players on the tunes include many who would go onto lead their own groups – Artie Shaw, Jack Teagarden, Claude Thornhill, and others – and titles include "I Can't Get Started With You", "Solo Hop", "Dixieland Shuffle", "It's Been So Long", "Let Yourself Go", "If I Had My Way", "I'd Rather Lead A Band", and "A Melody From The Sky". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Colin BlunstoneOne Year (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epic/4 Men With Beards, 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $18.99 21.98
Amazing solo work from ex-Zombie Colin Blunstone – his first album after parting ways with his former group – and one of our favorite albums of all time! Blunstone's vocals were already amazing in The Zombies – especially near the end – but this set takes things even further, by blending his sublime lyrics with spare arrangements that often just feature simple string passages and warm piano parts – subtle accompaniment that leaves Colin strongly in the lead! The songs are wonderful – penned to recall the changes and issues of the year after the parting of the group – with plenty of help from old buddies Rod Argent and Chris White too. There's never been another record like this again, and there never will be – one of the true treasures of the greatest generation of music! Titles include "Let Me Come Closer To You", "I Can't Live Without You", "Smokey Day", and "Say You Don't Mind" – plus a fantastic cover of "Misty Roses", and the more rocking "She Loves The Way They Love Her". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ BostonBoston ... CD
Epic, 1976. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The classic debut! Tracks include "More Than A Feeling", "Peace Of Mind", "Hitch A Ride", "Smokin", "Let Me Take You Home Tonight", and "Foreplay/Long Time". CD
Also available Boston ... LP 14.99

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BostonBoston ... LP
Epic, 1976. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The classic debut! Tracks include "More Than A Feeling", "Peace Of Mind", "Hitch A Ride", "Smokin", "Let Me Take You Home Tonight", and "Foreplay/Long Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label pressing. Cover has light surface wear and an unglued bottom seam.)

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Will Bradley with Ray McKinleyBoogie Woogie (10 inch LP) ... LP
Epic, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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BrickBest Of Brick ... CD
Epic, Mid 70s. Used ... $3.99
Classic work from Brick – a group who went onto become surprisingly successful during the 70s with a hot Atlanta blend of funky soul and uptempo club grooves. The group has a feel that would be taken up heavily a few years later by LA funk combos – particularly those on the Solar label – and their style of slicking up funky licks into a tightly compressed sound was obviously a bit hit with the kids of their generation, and hip hop sample heads in years to come. This 12 track greatest hits set includes the classic g-funk number "Dusic", plus "Music Magic", "Dazz", "Good High", "Free Happy", "We Don't Wanna Sit Down, We Wanna Get Down", and "Living From The Mind". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ David BuskinHe Used To Treat Her ... LP
Epic, 1972. Near Mint- ... $5.99
All original material from singer/songwriter David Buskin – with titles that include "Feel A Little Lonely", "Another Time", "Eden", "Trails", "Oh What A Feeling", "Downriver", "He Used To Treat Her", and "Solo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo copy, with a promo track list sticker on the front.)

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Randy CaliforniaKapt Kopter & The Fabulous Twirly Birds ... LP
Epic, 1972. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Heavy early 70s grooves from Randy California – the former Spirit guitarist, and a solid post Hendrix, post psychedelica album cut for Epic! Fellow Spirit veteran Ed Cassidy is on drums under a pseudonym, and other pseudonymous guests include Noel Redding – and all told, there's a trippy, echoey heaviness to the proceedings that's pretty sweet. Titles include "Downer", "Devil", "I Don't Want Nobody", a heavy, heavy take on "Day Tripper" and an equally wigged out cover of Paul Simon's "Mother And Child Reunion", plus "Things Yet To Come", "Rain", "Rainbow" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear, small center split in the bottom seam, and some sticker remnants on back.)

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Cam'ronFeels Good (clean, dirty, inst)/Glory (clean, dirty, inst) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1998. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve. Vinyl has a small sticker on the deadwax.)

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Godfrey CambridgeToys With The World ... LP
Epic, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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CandymanPlaytime's Over ... CD
Epic, 1991. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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CatfishGet Down/Live Catfish ... CD
Epic/BGO (UK), 1970. New Copy 2CD ... $8.99 16.99
Two classics from Catfish – back to back in a single set! First up is the self-titled Catfish – a killer classic from Bob "Catfish" Hodge – a hell of a singer from the heady Detroit scene of the 60s, and one who really made his mark with this fantastic debut on Epic Records! Bob's a blues-inspired artist at the core, but he opens up here with enough freak and fuzz to match the music of Shuggie Otis at the start of the 70s – thanks to great guitar from Mark Manko – and like some of Shuggie's first two sets on Epic, the whole thing is a mad mix of blues and rock, funk and soul – with searing guitar solos that really hold the whole thing together! The whole thing's a seminal effort for pushing this style of music past any blues rock cliches – and titles include "Catfish", "No Place To Hide", "The Hawk", "Sundown Man", "Tradition", and "Catfish/Get High Get Naked Get Down". Live Catfish is maybe the best-known of the two classic Catfish albums from the start of the 70s – a searing live set recorded in the group's hometown of Detroit, with a raw, ragged style that sets them up with all of their other hip contemporaries in the Motor City! This time around, Dallas Hodge handles the guitar with a mix of blues roots and freaky fuzz – a perfect match for the rough-edged vocals of Bob "Catfish" Hodge – as the group starts the set with Motown material, the moves into some even headier tunes of their own! Titles include "Money", "Nowhere To Run", "Letter To Nixon", "Mississippi River", and "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On". CD

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CatfishLive Catfish ... LP
Epic, 1971. Near Mint- ... $6.99
Maybe the best-known of the two classic Catfish albums from the start of the 70s – a searing live set recorded in the group's hometown of Detroit, with a raw, ragged style that sets them up with all of their other hip contemporaries in the Motor City! This time around, Dallas Hodge handles the guitar with a mix of blues roots and freaky fuzz – a perfect match for the rough-edged vocals of Bob "Catfish" Hodge – as the group starts the set with Motown material, the moves into some even headier tunes of their own! Titles include "Money", "Nowhere To Run", "Letter To Nixon", "Mississippi River", and "Whole Lotta Shakin Goin On". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has light wear and cut corner.)

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Cheap TrickLap Of Luxury ... LP
Epic, 1988. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Dave Clark FiveCoast To Coast ... LP
Epic, 1965. Very Good ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Dave Clark FiveI Like It Like That ... LP
Epic, 1966. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono yellow label pressing. Cover has some stains on the back.)

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Dave Clark FiveReturn! ... LP
Epic, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label mono pressing. Cover has tape along the seams.)

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Dave Clark FiveSatisfied With You ... LP
Epic, 1966. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing.)

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Stanley ClarkeHideaway ... LP
Epic, 1986. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Hideaway makes a move towards more delicate synth soul for Clarke – who assembles an impressive guest list that includes Stanley Jordan, Herbie Hancock and Stewart Copeland. Titles include a cover of Stevie Wonder's "Overjoyed", plus "My Love, Her Inspiration", "Where Do We Go", "Old Friends" and "When It's Cold Outside". LP, Vinyl record album

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Stanley ClarkeLive At The Greek ... CD
Sony/Epic, 1994. Used ... $6.99
... CD
(EU pressing.)

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Robert ClaryMeet Robert Clary ... LP
Epic, 1955. Very Good ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear.)

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ClashClash (UK version) ... CD
Epic, 1977. Used ... $3.99
One of the most stunning debut albums of the 70s – and a set that burst on the scene with a sound that summed up a generation, but which had never been heard this clearly before! This self-titled Clash album was different from other landmarks of the time – work by the Sex Pistols, Ramones, and others – as the group had a sense of raw power, but also a tunefulness too – a way of pushing their message into territory that others wouldn't have reached – with tunes that were as surprisingly hummable as they were politically correct! There's a bit less Jamaican influence here than in later Clash years, but that quality is still present somewhat – and over the years, this is definitely a set we can return to again and again – with no sense of apology or outdated ideals at all. Nearly every cut's a classic – and the original UK tracklist includes "Janie Jones", "Career Opportunities", "Police & Thieves", "Garageland", "White Riot", "London's Burning", "Deny", "I'm So Bored With The USA". CD
Also available Clash ... CD 3.99

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ClashLondon Calling ... CD
Epic, 1979. Used ... $3.99
Quite possibly the crowning masterpiece by The Clash – and a record that certainly pushed them out of the punk rock ghetto and into the collections of countless mainstream folks over the years! This is the set that really pushed the group over the top – the one that harnessed all the best energy of the previous two records and gave it a strong new focus – one that draws on roots as deep as the late 50s Elvis reference of the cover art, but which also bubbled over with newly approaching 80s musical ideas and politics! Yet the message never gets in the way of the guitar-heavy tuneful appeal of the songs – ringing out for decades on classics like "Train In Vain", "London Calling", "Spanish Bombs", "Lost In The Supermarket", "Guns Of Brixton", "Clampdown", and "Rudy Can't Fail". CD
(Small cutout hole through case.)
Also available
London Calling ... LP 49.99
London Calling (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ ClashLondon Calling ... LP
Epic, 1979. Very Good+ 2LP ... $49.99
Quite possibly the crowning masterpiece by The Clash – and a record that certainly pushed them out of the punk rock ghetto and into the collections of countless mainstream folks over the years! This is the set that really pushed the group over the top – the one that harnessed all the best energy of the previous two records and gave it a strong new focus – one that draws on roots as deep as the late 50s Elvis reference of the cover art, but which also bubbled over with newly approaching 80s musical ideas and politics! Yet the message never gets in the way of the guitar-heavy tuneful appeal of the songs – ringing out for decades on classics like "Train In Vain", "London Calling", "Spanish Bombs", "Lost In The Supermarket", "Guns Of Brixton", "Clampdown", and "Rudy Can't Fail". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Sterling stamp and etched message. Cover has some edge wear, lightly bent corners, and an advisory sticker.)
Also available
London Calling ... CD 3.99
London Calling (180 gram pressing) ... LP 34.99

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✨✧ ClashLondon Calling (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Epic, 1979. New Copy 2 LPs (reissue)... $34.99
Quite possibly the crowning masterpiece by The Clash – and a record that certainly pushed them out of the punk rock ghetto and into the collections of countless mainstream folks over the years! This is the set that really pushed the group over the top – the one that harnessed all the best energy of the previous two records and gave it a strong new focus – one that draws on roots as deep as the late 50s Elvis reference of the cover art, but which also bubbled over with newly approaching 80s musical ideas and politics! Yet the message never gets in the way of the guitar-heavy tuneful appeal of the songs – ringing out for decades on classics like "Train In Vain", "London Calling", "Spanish Bombs", "Lost In The Supermarket", "Guns Of Brixton", "Clampdown", and "Rudy Can't Fail". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available
London Calling ... LP 49.99
London Calling ... CD 3.99

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Corky CorcoranSound Of Love ... LP
Epic, Late 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear and some seam splitting.)

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Fay De WittThrough Sick & Sin ... LP
Epic, 1961. Near Mint- ... $4.99
Arranged & conducted by Joe Harnell. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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DenimDenim ... LP
Epic, 1977. Very Good+ ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp and a tracklist sticker.)

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Des'reeMystic Mixes ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1990s. Used ... $13.99
... CD
(Includes obi!)

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DjavanLilas ... CD
Sony/Epic (Brazil), 1984. Used ... $14.99
The cover definitely reflects that 80s origin of the album – but as usual with Djavan, there's a lot more depth here going on than most of his contemporaries ever had to offer! The singer's less a Brazilian artist than a global soul star – singing in Portuguese, but with a quality that can really reach across borders – thanks in part to the jazzy currents in the music that Djavan picked up by recording the set in LA! There's some smooth fusiony touches that really underscore the best soulful qualities in the lyrics – on titles that include "Lilas", "Liberdade", "Canto Da Lira", "Miragem", "Obi", "Transe", and "Esquinas". CD
(Out of print.)

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DonovanBarabajagal ... LP
Epic, 1968. Very Good ... $5.99
Donovan at his jazzy best – really picking up where Mellow Yellow left off, and pushing the jazz influences in his sound to deeper lengths! Mr Leitch is a million miles away from his Dylanesque early roots on the set – and is working in territory that's completely his own – a beautiful blend of folk, psychedelic, and jazz-based modes – handled with simple charm throughout, and performed by a group that includes funky sound library genius Alan Hawkshaw on piano, and the great Harold McNair on flute! The title track "Barabajagal" is one of Donovan's most amazing tunes of all time – a funky little number that dances around with some great heavy drums, and which also features guitar by a young Jeff Beck! Other titles include "The Love Song", "Trudi", "Atlantis", "Superlungs My Supergirl", "I Love My Shirt", and "Pamela Jo". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some ring wear.)

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DonovanCosmic Wheels ... LP
Epic, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured gatefold cover, including the heavy inner sleeve and poster.)

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DonovanDonovan In Concert ... LP
Epic, 1967. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
A wonderful complement to the Donovan studio albums from the late 60s – a well-recorded live date from the US. The style of the tunes is a bit different than some of their more famous album and single versions – with a relaxed approach to the work that leans a bit more on some of Donovan's folksy roots, but still features the jazzier touches that happened after his mid 60s "transformation" – thanks to plenty of great sax and flute from the legendary Harold McNair, who's a key part of the small combo on the set! Includes "Widow With Shawl", "Preachin Love", "The Fat Angel", "Celeste", "Poor Cow", "There Is A Mountain", "Isle Of Islay", "Young Girl Blues", and "Writer In The Sun". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Cover has some ring & edge wear.)

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DonovanEssence To Essence ... CD
Epic/Rewind, 1973. Used ... $16.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ DonovanHurdy Gurdy Man ... LP
Epic, 1968. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
Easily one of the headiest Donovan albums of the 60s – a record that moves past the simple psychedelic pop of earlier hits, and into a range of mind-expanding themes and styles! There's a cerebral quality here that seems to take hold even on the simpler, catchier tunes – a deeply introspective approach that has Donovan working in a world that's really all his own – less concerned with hit singles, and more focused on a personal journey in music, one that ties together many strands of music borrowed from Celtic, West Indian, jazz, and folk sources. Arrangers are John Cameron and John Paul Jones – and titles include "Get Thy Bearings", "Peregrine", "The Entertaining Of A Shy Girl", "West Indian Lady", "Jennifer Juniper", "Tangier", "The River Song", "The Sun Is A Very Magic Fellow", and "Hi It's Been A Long Time". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed vintage stereo pressing!)

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DonovanOpen Road ... LP
Epic, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing, matrix ending 1L/1C. Back cover has light splash stains and a name in pen.)

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✨✧ George DukeBrazilian Love Affair ... LP
Epic, 1979. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
A wonderful album from George Duke – and one of our favorite records from his legendary years at Columbia! George Duke's always had plenty of Brazilian elements in his music – but this album really brings them all together – offering up a perfect blend of Duke's keyboards and Cali soul with some key additions from the Rio scene of the time – a mix of singers and musicians who really help round out the sound and authenticate George's ears for Brazilian music! The album was actually recorded down in Rio – and features great contributions from Simone, Milton Nascimento, Roberto Silva, Toninho Horta, and Airto – all working beautifully under Duke's leadership, on cuts that include "Brazilian Love Affair", "Cravo E Canela", "Brazilian Sugar", "Sugarloaf Mountain", "Ao Que Vai Nascer", and "I Need You Now". LP, Vinyl record album
(Non-gatefold pressing, including the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Brazilian Love Affair (with bonus track) ... CD 11.99

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George DukeBrazilian Love Affair (with bonus track) ... CD
Epic (Japan), 1979. Used ... $11.99
A wonderful album from George Duke – and one of our favorite records from his legendary years at Columbia! George Duke's always had plenty of Brazilian elements in his music – but this album really brings them all together – offering up a perfect blend of Duke's keyboards and Cali soul with some key additions from the Rio scene of the time – a mix of singers and musicians who really help round out the sound and authenticate George's ears for Brazilian music! The album was actually recorded down in Rio – and features great contributions from Simone, Milton Nascimento, Roberto Silva, Toninho Horta, and Airto – all working beautifully under Duke's leadership, on cuts that include "Brazilian Love Affair", "Cravo E Canela", "Brazilian Sugar", "Sugarloaf Mountain", "Ao Que Vai Nascer", and "I Need You Now". CD features two bonus tracks – "Caxanga" and "Brazilian Love Affair (single version)". CD
(Includes obi.)

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EdgewoodsSo Fine/Those Golden Oldies ... 7-inch
Epic, 1968. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Epic sleeve.)

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✨✧ Herb Ellis & Stuff SmithTogether ... LP
Epic, 1963. New Copy (reissue)... $5.99
Strings are king in this rare set from guitarist Herb Ellis and jazz violinist Stuff Smith – a date that's possibly more on Stuff's side of the spectrum, but which comes during a short by great run of Ellis work for Epic in the early 60s! Tracks are longer than you might expect – especially for a Smith session – with an open feel that's got an almost Verve-like energy. Ellis gets some great open solos on the date, and Stuff vocalizes on two tracks in this cool raspy way – and titles include "Skip It", "Blues For Janet", "Get Acquainted Blues", and "Hillcrest". LP, Vinyl record album

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EssenceI Ain't Much, But I'm All I Got (mono, stereo) ... 7-inch
Epic, 1976. Very Good+ ... $3.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in an Epic sleeve.)

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Face To Face10-9-8 (dance mix, dub) ... 12-inch
Epic, 1984. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Georgie FameBallad Of Bonnie & Clyde ... LP
Epic, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
One of the few American albums ever issued by Georgie Fame – a great set of tracks from his early CBS years, put together with a package that was bound to appeal to US fans digging the Bonnie & Clyde movie! The work here is a hip mix of jazz, soul, and R&B styles – all served up with that Georgie Fame charm that made his music unlike anyone else's at the time. And although we're not sure, it appears that there's a few tracks here that might not have been issued on LP back in the UK – as the set list features 11 tracks that include "Mellow Yellow", "Bullets La Verne", "This Is Always", "Side By Side", "Blue Prelude", "Someone To Watch Over Me", "Ask Me Nice", "When I'm Sixty Four", and "The Ballad Of Bonnie & Clyde". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing. Label has a name in marker. Cover has some wear and a small cutout grommet.)

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Dan FogelbergGreetings From The West – Dan Fogelberg Live ... CD
Full Moon/Epic, 1991. Used 2 CDs ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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Panama FrancisExploding Drums! ... LP
Epic, Early 60s. Near Mint- ... $29.99
An album of drum-heavy tracks recorded by drummer Panama Francis – who at this point could boast a long career working with jazz luminaries like Duke Ellington, Lucky Millinder, and Cab Calloway. The set's got Francis using his drums to cook up a rock-like beat on a set of instrumentals. Most of the cuts have a honking sax or other instrument up front to create that "rock and roll" groove – but the best numbers feature Francis' drums in a more unfettered setting. Titles include "Exploding Drums", "Hit The Road Jack", "Panama The Drummer Boy", and "Sticks & Stones". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Label has a promo sticker. Cover has a sticker spot on back.)

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Future & OthersSuperfly ... LP
Epic, 2018. Sealed 2LP ... $19.99
A strong soundtrack album put together by Future! Of course Future doesn't set out to replicate the sound and style of the classic early 70s soundtrack to the original film by Curtis Mayfield, so we can honestly say there's really no reason to cry sacrilege here. It's mostly done in Future's & co.'s signature contemporary style, but with some moody, cinematic touches – after kicking off with with Mayfield homage by Sleepy Brown that's nice and appropriate as opposed to obvious and perfunctory – and other guests include Young Thug, Lil Wayne, 21 Savage, PartyNextDoor and more. Includes "If You Want It" by Sleepy Brown, The Future tracks "Walk On Minks", "Stains", "Nowhere", "What's Up With That" with 21 Savage, "No Shame" with PartyNextDoor, "Tie My Shoes", "Drive Itself" with Lil Wayne, "Snow My Chain Some Love" with Young Thug, "RAN" by Miguel and more. 13 tracks in all. LP, Vinyl record album
(Colored vinyl pressing. Shrinkwrap has a small hole in one corner.)

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Ghostface KillahBulletproof Wallets ... LP
Epic, 2001. Very Good 2LP ... $14.99
Ghostface's follow up to Supreme Clientele – a tough predecessor to live up, no doubt about that – but Bulletproof Wallets is still a cut or 10 above some of the Wu work of the later 90s and early 00s! The single "Ghost Showers" is a great track, and "Never Be The Same Again" with Raekwon and Carl Thomas is another killer cut – others titles include "Flowers" with Method Man & Superb, "Jealousy", "The Juks" feat Trife & Superb, "Walking Through Darkness" feat Takitha, "The Hilton", "Ice" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeves. Cover has a promo sticker.)

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Macy GrayId ... LP
Epic, 2001. Very Good ... $6.99
Macy Gray's steps to a higher level on The Id – this is no "sophomore slump" to our ears – actually a helluva lot better than her big selling debut! As on her first set, Macy's vocals are wonderful – totally unique, with that warm raspy soulful style that makes her one of the most instantly recognizable soul artists since Al Green. The production is very strong too – with a sound that's new and fresh compared to most chart soul acts, but which also has its roots in the Columbia crossover sound of the late 60s, with traces of artists like Sly Stone and Janis Joplin all colliding into one cool groovy sound! Titles include "Hey Young World (part 2)", featuring Slick Rick, plus "Blowin Up Your Speakers", "Forgiveness", "My Nutmeg Phantasy" (featuring Angie Stone & Mos Def), "Sweet Baby" (featuring Erykah Badu), "Sexual Revolution", and "Relating To A Psychopath". LP, Vinyl record album

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Groove Theory4 Shure (ray roc soulatin remix, soul mix clean, inst, ray roc alternative club remix, soul mix, soul acapella) ... 12-inch
Epic, 2000. Near Mint- (pic cover)... $3.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Groove TheoryGroove Theory ... CD
Epic, 1995. Used ... $2.99
The only album ever from Groove Theory – but the set that introduced the world to Amel Larrieux – whose vocal talents alone are worth the price of admission! The feel here is a bit more mainstream soul than some of Amel's later work – but given the mid 90s date of release, the sound is still plenty underground – and filled with the warmer tones and deeper soul styles that wouldn't be that common until years later when the Neo Soul scene rose to prominence. The overall package is the work of former Mantronix member Bryce Wilson – who plays some keys, and ensures that the rhythms are never too bombastic to overwhelm Amel's vocals. Titles include the massive stepper's cut "Tell Me" that hit huge here in Chicago – plus "Baby Luv", "Didja Know", "Come Home", "Hello It's Me", "Hey U", "Good 2 Me", "You're Not The 1", and "Boy At The Window". CD

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Groove TheoryTell Me – The Remixes ... CD
Epic, 1995. Used ... $6.99
The huge stepper's cut gets served up here in a ton of different versions, with everything from house to raga to smoothed out R&B. Includes "Tell Me" (spark plug mix, 6 karat hip hop, BKNY R&B, rag, cleve's 122 classic house, cleve's 122 reasons to kick dub, go go mix). CD
(Out of print.)

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GunGun ... LP
Epic, 1968. Very Good ... $24.99
Big, heavy late 60s British rock from Gun – with the raw, lumbering and bluesy (or better, bloozy) power trio core that's fleshed out in the studio with horns and other more sweeping touches! It's wild stuff, a genuine precursor to heavy metal in the searing guitars, thundering drums and bass, and wild eyed vocals – we have to wonder of the label thought it was too menacing and brought in the strings and horns to make it more approachable – but it actually just makes it weirder, which we love! Titles include their hit "Race With The Devil" plus "The Sad Saga Of The Boy And The Bee", "Rupert's Travels", "Yellow Cab Man", "It Won't Be Long (Heartbeat)", "Sunshine", "Rat Race" and"Take Off". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label stereo pressing. Cover has ring and edgew.)

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Roy HamiltonYou'll Never Walk Alone ... LP
Epic, 1954. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has a small split on the top seam and some light wear.)

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Dolores HawkinsDolores ... LP
Epic, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $24.99
One of the few full albums by sexy singer Dolores Hawkins! LP, Vinyl record album
(Original Epic pressing! Cover has some splitting on the top seam, and a light mark from an old sticker in one corner.)

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HeatwaveCandles ... LP
Epic, 1980. Very Good ... $4.99
Killer soul from Heatwave – a tight little group who definitely made the UK proud at the end of the 70s! The album's a bit more obscure than the group's first few, but the sound is very much the same – a warmly grooving approach that's neither too disco, nor too sleepy – always catchy on the hooks, and recorded with a nicely flanged style on the vocals – so that they're compressed a bit, and slide nicely in alongside the beats and keys! The mighty Rod Tempterton's still handling a good deal of the arrangements on the set, and some of the backings are orchestrated by Johnny Cameron – almost in a late 70s update of his earlier funky style. Titles include the funky cut "Gangsters Of The Groove", plus "All I Am", "Dreamin You", "Party Suite", "Posin Til Closin", "Turn Around", and "Where Did I Go Wrong", a sweet little ballad. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)
Also available Candles (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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HeatwaveCandles (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Epic/Big Break (UK), 1980. New Copy ... $12.99
Killer soul from Heatwave – a tight little group who definitely made the UK proud at the end of the 70s! The album's a bit more obscure than the group's first few, but the sound is very much the same – a warmly grooving approach that's neither too disco, nor too sleepy – always catchy on the hooks, and recorded with a nicely flanged style on the vocals – so that they're compressed a bit, and slide nicely in alongside the beats and keys! The mighty Rod Tempterton's still handling a good deal of the arrangements on the set, and some of the backings are orchestrated by Johnny Cameron – almost in a late 70s update of his earlier funky style. Titles include the funky cut "Gangsters Of The Groove", plus "All I Am", "Dreamin You", "Party Suite", "Posin' 'Til Closin'", "Turn Around", and "Where Did I Go Wrong", a sweet little ballad. The Big Break UK remastered edition has a massive 9 bonus tracks – including "Gangsters Of The Groove (Single Version)", "Jitterbuggin' (UK Single Version)", "Where Did I Go Wrong (UK Single Version)", "Posin' 'Til Closin' (UK Single Version)" and other alternate mixes b-sides "Find Someone Like You" and "Wack That Axe". CD
Also available Candles ... LP 4.99

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HeatwaveCentral Heating ... LP
Epic, 1978. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The second album by Heatwave – and a great effort that's almost as perfectly sublime as the first! Despite their UK origin, these guys really give American late 70s soul a run for its money – hitting in a sweetly compressed sound that fuses the vocals, keyboards, and grooves together wonderfully! The album hits equally well on all burners – with some key mellow cuts, and a few funkier upbeat numbers. Titles include loads of classics – like "Mind Blowing Decisions", "Star Of A Story", "Groove Line", "Send Out For Sunshine", and "Leavin For A Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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HeatwaveHeatwave's Greatest Hits ... CD
Epic, Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
Killer classics from Heatwave – one of the few UK groups who managed to score big with a US soul market back in the 70s! The album's filled with gems from the group – from mellow slow jams to bumping groovers – including some of those tightly compressed numbers that the group always did so well! Titles include "Boogie Nights", "Always & Forever", "Mind Blowing Decisions", "Gangsters Of The Groove", "Lettin' It Loose", "Look After Love", "Posin' Til Closin", "The Groove Line", and "The Big Guns". CD

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Howard HewettJourney ... CD
Epic, 2001. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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John HiattHangin Around The Observatory/Overcoats ... CD
Epic/BGO (UK), 1974. New Copy ... $8.99 14.99
Two Epic albums from John Hiatt – back to back on a single CD! First up is Hangin Around The Observatory – an early gem from the great John Hiatt – a singer/songwriter who seems to spring into the world with a sound and style that's already fully formed! Hiatt recorded the album at Columbia's Nashville studios – which might emphasize some of the country currents in his music – but as always with his albums, there's a special, specific sort of vibe going on – smart songwriting, and an approach that's post-folk, with vocals that sometimes have a Randy Newman or Tom Waits sort of bite – a quality that maybe kept John far from the charts, but high in the hearts of critics and fans over the 70s. Titles include "Maybe Baby Say You Do", "Whistles In My Ears", "Full Moon", "Ocean", "Little Blue Song For You", and "Hangin Around The Observatory". On Overcoats, John Hiatt really finds his own groove – a special singer/songwriter mode that would make him one of the most distinct talents of his time – and part of a unique 70s lineage of new male singers, which might include Tom Waits and John Prine! As with both of those artists, there's a lot of older roots in Hiatt's music – but taken apart, and reworked towards newer modes – with especially smart songwriting that kind of sneaks up on you, especially when delivered with the raspy charms of John's vocals. Titles include "One More Time", "I'm Tired Of Your Stuff", "I Want Your Love Inside Of Me", "The Lady Of The Night", "Motorboat To Heaven", and "Smiling In The Rain". CD

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HiroshimaProvidence ... CD
Epic, 1992. Used ... $2.99
The continuing evolution of the Hiroshima sound – a set that still features the group's blend of electric fusion and more traditional Japanese elements – but which also marks a bit of a shift in the style of electric instruments at the time! In other words, the vibe here is more early 90s fusion than the sound of their earlier records – a shift in the choice of keyboards used by leader Dan Kuramoto, which are mixed alongside koto, shamisen, taiko, and percussion. Jeanette Clinger sings lead vocals in a few spots – and titles include "Turning Point", "Island World", "Time On The Nile", "With This Heart", "Kazen", "Providence", "One Of Us", and "Ribbon In The Sky". CD
(Out of print.)

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HiroshimaThird Generation/Another Place/Go ... CD
Epic/BGO (UK), Mid 80s. New Copy 2CD ... $6.99 16.99
A trio of albums from Hiroshima – collected together in one 2CD set! First up is Third Generation – a real breakout album for Hiroshima – and a set that seems to show up in just about every collection of vintage fusion albums we look at! The set's the group's third, as you might guess from the title – and it's got the Hiroshima quintet sliding together in a perfect groove – soulful fusion that's maybe got a strong Cali vibe, but which occasionally has a few exotic touches on the instrumentation – all handled in a style that's kind of an 80s update of the Japanese soul fusion mode of the late 70s. Rhythms are electric at a few points, but their offset by some koto, shamisen, and nice use of flutes and saxes by leader Dan Kuramoto – on titles that include "Heavenly Angel", "We Are", "Ren", "From The Heart", "Sukoshi Bit", "Long Walks", and "Distant Thoughts". Another Place is a record that definitely has Hiroshima taking their origins seriously – as although the album's still got the same fusion vibe as before, it almost seems to step up even more Japanese elements too! The rhythms are maybe a bit more programmed than in the past, but the album also makes use of wood flutes, koto, taiko, shamisen, and other Japanese instrumentation – and features some occasional vocals from June Kuramoto too – all in a slinky fusion style with a slight eastern current. Titles include "One Wish", "Save Yourself For Me", "I Do Remember", "The Game", "Undercover", and "What's It To Ya". On Go, Hiroshima are maybe moving a bit far from the fusion of their roots – but the overall sound here is still sweetly electric, and served up in a nice mix of eastern and western styles! If anything, the group seem even more focused on melody – not in a commercial way, but using more stripped-down instrumentation at times to focus on the special sweetness created in the compositions of leader/reedman Dan Kuramoto – who also plays keyboards and even a bit of shakuhachi on the album. There's vocals on the set – sung lead and soulfully by Barbara Long – but the main focus is instrumental, and titles include "Go", "I've Been Here Before", "311", "Obon", "No 9", "Why Can't I Love You", and "Hawaiian Electric". CD

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HolliesEvolution ... LP
Epic, 1967. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Wonderful work from The Hollies – from a time when the group was moving way past simple Brit Invasion pop – as you 'can probably guess from the cover and title! The Hollies hit a really special sort of sound here – slightly trippy, but still razor-sharp – making great use of the voice of Graham Nash, and also getting some perfect assistance on arrangements from Mike Vickers – who knows how to be ambitious with arrangements, but still keep things very focused! The tunes are overflowing with new ideas, but are still super-catchy too – and titles include "Water On The Brain", "Then The Heartaches Begin", "Rain On The Window", "Games We Play", "Lullaby To Tim", and "When Your Light Turned On". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram Spanish Guersen pressing in a backflapped cover. Includes insert.)

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HolliesHe Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother ... LP
Epic, 1969. Very Good+ ... $8.99
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(Yellow label pressing.)

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HolliesHollies ... LP
Epic, 1974. Very Good+ ... $4.99
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(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a peeled spot and some faded marker on front.)

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Freddie HubbardRed Clay (with bonus track) ... CD
CTI/Epic, 1970. Used ... $4.99
Amazing work from Freddie Hubbard – one of his best albums ever! The title cut's a classic, but all cuts on the album are great – and really set a whole new standard for soul jazz in the 70s! Unlike the freer runs of Miles Davis, Freddie takes things into territory here that's open, yet tightly controlled – a really soulful, spiritual vibe that's quite different than any of his later commercial work – or his hardbop of the decade before! The lineup includes Joe Henderson on tenor and Herbie Hancock on piano – and even back in the 80's, when everyone was going purist again, and was pretending they didn't like 70's electric jazz at all, they still claimed that this was a great jazz record, and one of the only good ones for CTI. We know better now, of course, and know that there were loads of great CTI sessions – but that doesn't stop this from being one of the best! Titles include "Red Clay", "Delphia", "Suite Sioux", and "The Intrepid Fox". This CD includes a bonus 18 minute live version of "Red Clay", too! CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Red Clay (remastered edition – with bonus track) ... CD 6.99

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Bobbi HumphreyFreestyle ... LP
Epic, 1978. Very Good ... $1.99
Some of Bobbi Humphrey's greatest work of the post-Blue Note years – an album that's filled with soulful fusion tunes throughout, all with a great focus on her funky flute! Bobbi also sings a bit on the set, but in a way that's pretty darn great – wonderfully sweet at times, with a bit of an influence from Minnie Riperton that really warms up the set. Arrangements are by Cleveland Eaton, with a bit of help from Art Jenkins – and production is by Ralph MacDonald, who clearly has a great ear for the blend of jazz and soul that Bobbi's going for on the set. And although Larry Mizell's not on board, some of the cuts here still have that stepping/sliding sort of groove from Bobby's Mizell-produced Blue Note years – a really wonderful sound that's a perfect showcase for her uniquely jazzy talents on the flute! Tracks include "Freestyle", "Home Made Jam", "Sunset Burgundy", "Good Times", "My Destiny", "I Could Love You More", and "If You Want It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a split bottom seam.)

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Theadora IfuduThis Time Around (Twice As Much) ... LP
Epic, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
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Isley BrothersHeat Is On (expanded edition) ... CD
T Neck/Epic, 1975. New Copy ... $4.99 6.99
A great mix of heavy funk and sweeter ballads from the Isley Brothers – and a record that's filled with two-part tracks that really let them stretch out and groove! The tunes have a bit more bass and keyboards than before – an approach that's even more electric than Isley funk of a few years back, and which steps out in some tightly vamping rhythms that still crackle with plenty of warmth and soul – especially on the mellower numbers, which dominate side two of the record, and really make this one worth having! Mellow tracks include "For The Love Of You (parts 1 & 2)", "Sensuality (parts 1 & 2)", and "Make Me Say It Again (parts 1 & 2)" – and funkier numbers include "Fight The Power (parts 1 & 2)", "The Heat Is On (parts 1 & 2)", and "Hope You Feel Better Love (parts 1 & 2)". CD also features a bonus track – a live version of "Fight The Power", recorded "live" in the studio, and never released before! CD

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✨✧ Michael JacksonBad ... LP
Epic, 1987. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
The third great album in the trilogy that includes Off The Wall and Thriller – and a set that still has Michael Jackson running strong at the height of his solo powers! Quincy Jones is still at the helm, and Michael more than proves that he can still come up with a pop tune without going too far over the top – catchy, compelling numbers that played well all over the world of pop – but which still hang onto just a little part of his soul roots too! That balance is a key factor to the success of this set – a record that helped re-ignite interest in Jackson's music, and introduce him to a whole new generation – while still keeping most of the older fans plenty pleased too. Titles include "Just Good Friends", "Smooth Criminal", "Bad", "Another Part Of Me", "Man In The Mirror", and "Speed Demon". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Michael JacksonOff The Wall ... LP
Epic, 1979. Very Good Gatefold ... $19.99
Michael, if only you'd stayed at this level! This 1979 solo album by Michael is a killer batch of soul grooves – one of his best moments ever, and a crowning cap to a stellar 70s run – both as a younger solo act, and with the whole Jackson family! Quincy Jones produced, and the album's got a funky undercurrent that's really stunning – clubby, yet plenty darn soulful, with a wickedly sly groove that others would try to copy for years, but never fully match. Titles include seminal groovers like "Rock With You", "Don't Stop Til You Get Enough", "Working Day And Night", "Girlfriend", "Off The Wall", "Burn This Disco Out" and more. Amazing amazing amazing work from the to-be-coronated King Of Pop! LP, Vinyl record album
 
 
 



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