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King BucknorKatakata (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Hot Casa (France), New Copy (reissue)... About February 1, 2019
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nat King ColeBilly May Sessions ... CD
Capitol, 1950s/Early 60s. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeBlossom Fell (Pickwick) ... LP
Capitol/Pickwick, 1965. Sealed ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Nat King ColeClassic Singles (4CD box set) ... CD
Capitol, 1940s/1950s/1960s. Used 4 CDs ... $24.99
The greatest side of Nat King Cole's career – 100 singles from the 40s, 50s, and 60s – the kind of tracks that forever made him one of the favorites to chance across on radio after hours! The set does a great job of documenting Cole's work for Capitol (a label he practically helped build!) – and the tunes run from early bluesy singles to romantic ballads, swinging jazzy tunes, and even some of his great overlooked later baroque tunes. The set comes in a nice hardcover book, with 60 pages of notes, photos, and discographical information – and all tracks are remastered, with many appearing on CD for the first time! CD
(Out of print, out box has some light wear.)

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Nat King ColeI Miss You So/I Think You Get What I Mean ... 78 RPM
Capitol, Mid 40s. Very Good ... $3.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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Nat King ColeJust One Of Those Things (and more) ... CD
Capitol, 1957. Used ... $3.99
Titles include "When Your Lover Has Gone", "These Foolish Things", "Just For The Fun Of It", "The Party's Over", and "The Song Is Ended". Billy May arrangements! CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeLittle Girl/Baby Baby All The Time ... 78 RPM
Capitol, Mid 40s. Very Good ... $3.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(The A side label has a small sticker.)

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Nat King ColeLove Is The Thing (and more) ... CD
Capitol, 1957. Used ... $4.99
A classic from Nat King Cole – one of his greatest albums of the 50s, and a mature batch of ballads that show he had really developed into a heck of a singer! Arrangements are by Gordon Jenkins, and the set features a rich array of moody material – including "When I Fall In Love", "Stardust", "Stay As Sweet As You Are", "Love Letters", and "Where Can I Go Without You". CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeNat King Cole Sings/George Shearing Plays (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Capitol, 1961. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A nice little session that's one of Nat's last great vocal albums – thanks to some solid jazz backing by George Shearing. Shearing's group here is a super-hip west coast Latin one, with Emil Richards on vibes, Al Hendrickson on guitar, Al McKibbon on bass, and Shelly Manne on drums. Most tracks have them augmented by some larger backings by Ralph Carmichael – which creates this dreamy jazzy pillow for Nat to sing over. Cole's voice is still super-sweet and super-sexy, and the record is a good mix of ballads and more jazzy material. Titles include "Lost April", "Azure-Te", "September Song", "Don't Go", "There's A Lull In My Life", and "Serenata". Plus, the CD includes 3 bonus tracks not on the original album! CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeNature Boy (Pickwick) ... LP
Capitol/Pickwick, 1960s. Sealed ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing.)

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Nat King ColePiano Style Of Nat King Cole ... CD
Capitol, 1956. Used ... $6.99
Not vocals, but Nat on piano – over orchestrations by Nelson Riddle! CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeSt Louis Blues ... LP
Capitol, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
Arrangements by Nelson Riddle, on a host of older WC Handy tunes – nicely updated by Cole! LP, Vinyl record album
(Abridged 70s pressing.)

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Nat King ColeTell Me All About Yourself/Touch Of Your Lips ... CD
Capitol/EMI (UK), 1960/1961. Used ... $12.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeTrio Days – Capitol Jazz Classics Vol 8 ... LP
Capitol, Mid 40s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Nat King ColeWhere Did Everyone Go?/Looking Back ... CD
Capitol/EMI (UK), 1963/1965. Used ... $14.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Nat King ColeWild Is Love ... LP
Capitol, 1960. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In a gatefold sleeve with a nice booklet. Cover has clear tape along the top seam & light wear.)

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Tony Curtis/Jigsy KingWeak/Skin To Skin Connection ... 12-inch
John John, 1993. Very Good ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Kid King's ComboChocolate Sundae/Greasy Feet ... 78 RPM
Excello, 1953. Very Good ... $8.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Al KingThink Twice Before You Speak/The Winner ... 7-inch
Sahara, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Albert KingAlbert ... CD
Utopia/Charly (UK), 1976. Used ... $8.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Albert KingBreaking Up Somebody's Home/Little Brother (Make A Way) ... 7-inch
Stax, 1972. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Mono promo. Label has a distro sticker.)

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Albert KingI Wanna Get Funky ... LP
Stax, 1973. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Albert King hardly has to make the statement in the title – as the record's plenty funky throughout, and has that great mix of blues with hipper 70s styles that you'd find in his best material for Stax Records! King's at the core, both on vocals and guitar – but the set also features some nice larger arrangements, and work by The Bar-Kays, Movement, and Memphis Horns – who help give the record a sweet Stax Records vibe, and a great setting for Albert to work in. Even Hot Buttered Soul provide a bit of backing vocals at points – and titles include "Cross Cut Saw", "Flat Tire", "I Wanna Get Funky", "Playing On Me", "Til My Back Ain't Go No Bone", and "Travelin Man". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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Albert KingKing Albert ... CD
Tomato/Charly (UK), 1977. Used ... $8.99
A tight date from 1977, and one that follows nicely in the spirit of King's later Stax sides, but with a slightly smoother groove. There's a bit of the Detroit 70s mode going on in the set – that rough-and-smooth quality that you'd find on a Don Davis production, which proves to be a wonderful blend for King's music, especially on some of the album's funkier numbers. Titles include "Chump Change", "You Upset Me Babe", "Let Me Rock You", "Boot Lace", "Love Mechanic", "Call My Job", and "Good Time Charlie". CD
(Out of print.)

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Albert KingSan Francisco '83 ... LP
Fantasy, 1983. Near Mint- ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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Albert KingThis Funny Feeling/Had You Told It Like It Was (It Wouldn't Be Like It Is) ... 7-inch
King, 1963. Near Mint- ... $36.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(In a King "dots" sleeve. Label has a drillhole.)

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Albert KingYears Gone By ... LP
Stax, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Soulful blues from Albert – recorded in Memphis with some strong arrangements by Al Jackson. The tracks aren't necessarily in the funky blues mode, but Albert's guitar and vocals are great all the way through, with that tight crossover sound that made him one of the best acts of his time in the blues mode. Includes the instrumentals "You Don't Love me", and "Drowning On Dry Land", plus "Killing Floor", "Cockroach", "Lonely Man", "Wrapped Up In Love Again", "The Sky Is Crying", and "If The Washing Don't Get You, The Rinsing Will". LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing.)

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✨✧ Albert King & Otis RushDoor To Door ... LP
Chess, 1950s/Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $19.99
A split album of early recordings by Otis Rush and Albert King – both featured here in early Chicago sides done for Chess Records in the years before their bigger late 60s fame! The style here is mostly stripped down, but still pretty tight – not as rough-edged as some of their Chess contemporaries, and with a fair bit of electric guitar driving most tunes along with a nice little groove. Albert King titles include "Searchin For A Woman", "Bad Luck", "Won't Be Hangin Around", and "Merry Way" – and Otis Rush titles include "So Close", "I Can't Stop", "I'm Satisfied", "So Many Roads", and "All Your Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s pressing. Cover has a cut corner.)

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BB KingBB King – The Complete Kent/RPM Recordings 1950 to 1965 – The Life, Times, & Blues Of BB King In All His Glory (17CDs/LP/book) ... CD
Kent/P-Vine (Japan), 1950s/Early 60s. New Copy 17CD, LP & Book ... $399.99
One of the most expensive box sets you'll ever hope to own – but a package that's totally worth it, too – as a huge document of the sublime early years of the great BB King! King hit the mainstream big in the late 60s with his classic recordings for ABC, and a lot more in the 70s for MCA – but for long before those years, he made some amazing music for the RPM and Kent Record labels – groundbreaking blues that not only showcased his incredible work on guitar, but also featured that sophisticated Memphis mode of the time – which often used fuller backings, and even some slight currents of jazz in the music too. And while some of BB's albums from the time have been reissued, this whopping box offers up all his albums from the period in their entirety – 3 O'Clock Blues, You Upset Me Baby, Sweet Little Angel, Please Accept My Love, My Sometime Baby, Rock Me Baby, and The Jungle – plus more discs that are filled with singles, rare tracks, alternates, and more – a total of 17 full CDs' worth of music! Plus, the box also comes with a vinyl LP – titled Treasures Untold, with lots more rare BB King material from the time – and also comes with a Japanese edition of the book The Arrival Of BB King by Charles Sawyer – plus more notes as well. Very limited – and very cool! CD

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✨✧ BB KingBB King In London ... LP
ABC, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $8.99
BB King in London – not playing live, but working in the studio with a host of British musicians he'd inspired over the years! The lineup varies from track to track, giving a nice sort of variety to the album – and the overall feel is a bit like some of the Chess London sessions of the time – but maybe more blues overall! Features work by Peter Green on guitar, Steve Marriott on harmonica, Alexis Korner on acoustic guitar, Gary Wright on electric piano and Hammond, Ringo Starr on drums, and The Mystery Shadow on Hammond – and titles include "Ghetto Woman", "Wet Hayshark", "Part Time Love", "We Can't Agree", and "Blue Shadows". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and some light aging.)

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BB KingBB King Wails ... CD
Crown/P-Vine/Blues Interactions (Japan), Late 50s/Early 60s. Used ... $11.99
... CD
(Out of print digipack pressing, includes obi.)

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BB KingBB King Wails ... LP
Crown, Late 50s/Early 60s. Very Good- ... $6.99
Lots of early classics from BB King – including "I've Got Papers On You Baby", "Sweet Thing", "Treat Me Right", "I Love You So", "Come By Here", and "Tomorrow Is Another Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Crown pressing, with deep groove! Cover top seam & some wear.)

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BB KingBest Of BB King Vol 1 (Ace) ... CD
Flair/Ace (UK), 1950s. Used ... $4.99
The first great moments from the legendary BB King – served up here in a well-chosen, well-presented collection of his early material for the Modern Records label! CD
(Out of print.)

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BB KingBlues (Crown) ... LP
Crown, 1958. Very Good ... $14.99
An album named after a genre, but one that offers up the very special focus that BB King brought to blues music – especially in these early years of his career! King's a giant at this point – a hell of a singer, with a sound that's a key bridge between gospel and soul – and a equally solid guitarist, able to grace his tunes with searing solos, but in a way that's never as showy or overcrowded as all the later bluesmen who tried to copy his act! Instead, King's balance here is perfect – and often set to romping backings that link his approach not only to a postwar R&B tradition, but maybe even to the jazz world as well – with a vibe that's a lot less downtrodden than you might expect from a record called "the blues". If you've never dug BB at this early point in his career, you'll find plenty here to love – and titles include "When My Heart Beats Like A Hammer", "What Can I Do", "Troubles Troubles Troubles", "Early In The Morning", "You Don't' Have To Cry", and "Why Do Everything Happen To Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Small black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has aged clear tape on the seams and spine.)

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✨✧ BB KingBlues Is King ... LP
ABC/Bluesway, 1967. Very Good ... $9.99
A 60s set from Memphis bluesman BB King – but one put together with a very distinct Chicago touch as well! The set's produced by Johnny Pate, and recorded live with a vibe that's similar to King's classic recording at The Regal – but it's almost got even more of a soulful punch, thanks to backing from a cool small combo that includes Bobby Forte on tenor, Kenneth Sands on trumpet, Duke Jethro on Hammond, and Louis Satterfield on bass! BB's vocals are great – in his best early form – and the tunes are bluesy, but also smoke with a nice degree of soul – and almost some jazzy touches at times from the tenor and organ. Titles include "Don't Answer The Door", "Blind Love", "Tired Of Your Jive", "Night Life", "Buzz Me", and "Waitin On You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has surface wear, aging, and light staining. Top seam and spine are lined with clear tape.)

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BB KingBlues 'N' Jazz ... CD
MCA, 1983. Used ... $13.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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BB KingCompletely Well ... LP
Bluesway, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
BB King soars into the 70s with this smoking little set – a record that still holds onto all the raw energy of his best 60s recordings, but which also gives the whole thing an even more soulful focus too! There's no arranger credited for the core of the record – which is attributed to "everybody" in the group, which you can definitely hear in the wickedly spontaneous playing of the combo – especially the mighty drummer Herbie Lovelle, whose work here really gives King a new sort of kick. Bert DeCoteaux adds a bit of larger backings at points, but usually very gently – in ways that are hardly noticeable at all – as BB's guitar is right out front, wailing with lots of raw energy. Titles include "Key To My Kingdom", "Confessin The Blues", "No Good", "You're Losing Me", "So Excited", and the classic "Thrill Is Gone". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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BB KingEasy Listening Blues (United) ... LP
United, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Hardly an easy listening album at all – given that the legendary BB King is at the height of his powers, and turns out some wonderful work throughout! However, there is one difference that might warrant the title – the set's all instrumental, and makes for an even greater focus on King's great guitar work than some of his other early records for Crown – served up here with a raw, raspy sound, and lots of complicated solos that really take off in the expanded non-vocal setting – with an overall vibe that's a bit like some of Freddy King's great instrumental work at King Records! Titles include "Easy Listening Blues", "Rambler", "Slow Walk", "Walkin", "Hully Gully", and "Confessin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing. Cover has some pen.)

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BB KingFriends ... LP
ABC, 1974. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some ring & edge wear, with a stain and peeling on the top left corner.)

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✨✧ BB KingFrom The Beginning ... LP
Kent, 1950s/1960s. Very Good+ 2LP ... $8.99
Great early RPM/Crown material by BB King – with titles that include "Rock Me Baby", "Sneakin Around", "Sweet Thing", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Eyesight To The Blind", "Five Long Years", "My Own Fault", and "Woke Up This Morning". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some waviness.)

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✨✧ BB KingGot My Mojo Working ... CD
MCA, 1970s. Used ... $1.99
... CD

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BB KingHeart Full Of Blues (aka Blues In My Heart) ... LP
Crown/United, 1963. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Titles include "Got Em Bad", "The Wrong Wroad", "I Need You Baby", "So Many Days", and "Strange Things". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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BB KingHow Do I Love You/You Can't Fool My Heart ... 78 RPM
RPM, 1957. Very Good ... $8.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record

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BB KingIncredible Soul Of B.B. King ... LP
Kent, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
Lots of early classics from BB King – including "I've Got Papers On You Baby", "My Silent Prayer", "Sweet Thing", "Treat Me Right", "I Love You So", "Come By Here", and "Tomorrow Is Another Day". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing. Back cover has a bit of marker.)

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BB KingIndianola Mississippi Seeds ... LP
ABC, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
BB King hips up his groove a bit here – picking up some of the crossover soul and rock touches used by contemporaries over at Chess/Cadet, and expanding his sound with a range of guests that include Leon Russell, Joe Walsh, and Carole King! Despite the presence of these bigger names, the set's very much in BB's own spirit – mostly focused on his vocals and guitar work, and still mostly including original compositions. A few tunes get nice and funky on the rhythms, although still very much in a blues-based way – and Jimmie Haskell contributes a few larger arrangements from time to time. Titles include "King's Special", "Until I'm Dead & Cold", "You're Still My Woman", "Hummingbird", "Go Underground", and "Chains & Things". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, light wear, and some aging.)

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BB KingJungle (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Kent/P-Vine (Japan), Mid 60s. Used ... $14.99
One of the standout classics from BB King's legendary run at Kent – a classic album with a cool little cover to boot! Arrangements on the set are by Maxwell Davis – who has this great way of bringing out some of the jazzier currents in BB's music – almost the same Memphis blend that Bobby Blue Bland was using at the time – really showing a new level of sophistication added to the blues! BB's guitar and vocals are wonderful – with this bold, youthful power that's free from any cliche or easy modes – and titles include "Beautician Blues", "The Jungle", "5 Long Years", "Eyesight To The Blind", "Blue Shadows", "The Worst Thing In My Life", "Blues Stay Away", "Got Em Bad", and "It's A Mean World". CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)
Also available Jungle (LP sleeve edition) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ BB KingJungle (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Kent/Ace (UK), Early 60s. Used ... $4.99
One of the standout classics from BB King's legendary run at Kent – a classic album with a cool little cover to boot! Arrangements on the set are by Maxwell Davis – who has this great way of bringing out some of the jazzier currents in BB's music – almost the same Memphis blend that Bobby Blue Bland was using at the time – really showing a new level of sophistication added to the blues! BB's guitar and vocals are wonderful – with this bold, youthful power that's free from any cliche or easy modes – and titles include "Beautician Blues", "The Jungle", "5 Long Years", "Eyesight To The Blind", "Blue Shadows", "The Worst Thing In My Life", "Blues Stay Away", "Got Em Bad", and "It's A Mean World". CD
(Comes in a great little cardboard LP-styled sleeve!)
Also available Jungle (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 14.99

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BB KingKing Of The Blues (United – red cover) ... LP
United, 1960s. Very Good ... $5.99
Kent recordings by BB – issued here in a mid 60s package with a pretty slick photo on the front! Cuts include "Good Man Gone Bad", "I'm King", "Partin Time", "You're On The Top", "Feel Like A Million", "I'll Survive", "Long Nights", "What A Way To Go", and "I've Got A Right To Love My Baby". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and discoloration from age on back.)

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BB KingKing Of The Blues (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Crown/Ace (UK), 1960. Used ... $8.99
Kent recordings by BB – issued here in a mid 60s package with a pretty slick photo on the front! Cuts include "Good Man Gone Bad", "I'm King", "Partin Time", "You're On The Top", "Feel Like A Million", "I'll Survive", "Long Nights", "What A Way To Go", and "I've Got A Right To Love My Baby". CD

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BB KingLet Me Love You ... CD
Kent/P-Vine (Japan), Early 60s. Used ... $16.99
... CD
(Out of print)

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BB KingLet Me Love You ... LP
Kent, Early 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Kent pressing in the white cover, with some pink highlighter ink on back.)

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BB KingLive & Well ... LP
Bluesway/ABC, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
BB King not just live, but well-recorded in the studio too – in this classic ABC set that showcases both sides of his talents! Side one is the live set – and it's arguably better than any of the previous other concert recordings he did for the label – with a tighter, moodier feel that's almost more small club – with backing from a combo that features Charlie Boles on Hammond, Patrick Williams on trumpet, and Lee Gatling on tenor. Live titles include "Just A Little Love", "Sweet Little Angel", "Don't Answer The Door", and "Please Accept My Love". Side two is studio material, with some mighty sweet arrangements by Johnny Pate that almost bring a bit of funk into the mix at times – particularly on the drums which really groove things along! Herbe Lovelle handles the drum kit, and overall things are leaner than any previous Pate work with King – nice and raw, on cuts that include "I Want You So Bad", "Friends", "Get Off My Back Woman", and "Why I Sing The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear with a sticker in the top right.)

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BB KingLive At The Regal (Original Master Recording) ... CD
MCA/Mobile Fidelity, 1965. Used ... $28.99
An excellent set by BB King – one of his best from the 60s, and a smoking live set recorded at Chicago's legendary Regal Theatre! The enthusiasm at the venue shows that BB's Memphis-honed style is a perfect fit for the electrified Chicago sound of the 60s – and the recording really brings out some wonderful responses from the audience – making the record a blues equivalent of James Brown's famous Live At The Apollo set! The record features introductions by Chicago DJs Pervis Spann and E Rodney Jones – and tracks include "Every Day", "Please Love Me", "Worry Worry", "Woke Up This Morning", "Help The Poor", and "You Upset Me Baby". CD
(Out of print, gold CD pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingMidnight Believer ... LP
ABC, 1978. Very Good+ ... $4.99
One of the most tightly-produced of BB King's albums for MCA, but a set that's still filled with undeniable charm – and which really shows King more than able to step up to some well-deserved superstardom! There's a bit of an LA finish to the backings, but things are never too smooth – and BB's vocals and guitar both really shine in this setting – with inflections and edges that are just wonderful throughout! The balance is great – that rare ability that MCA had to serve up such records at the time – and titles include "A World Full Of Strangers", "Midnight Believer", "Never Make A Move Too Soon", "Hold On", "I Just Can't Leave Your Love Alone", and "When It All Comes Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a promo stamp.)

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BB KingMy Kind Of Blues ... LP
Crown/United, Late 60s. Very Good ... $11.99
Not some of BB's most famous work – but great stuff, with a raw edge, and some excellent guitar work on the best tracks! Titles include "Mr Pawn Broker", "Walking Dr Bill", "My Own Fault Baby", "Cat Fish Blues", "Please Set The Date", and "Driving Wheel". LP, Vinyl record album
(United Superior pressing.)

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BB KingOn Stage – Live ... LP
Kent, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... $4.99
A nice little live set from BB – rawer than some of his studio work at the time, and with a bit freer playing. Titles include "Please Love Me", "Sweet Little Angel", "Let Me Love You", "Rock Me Baby", "3 O'Clock Blues", and "Woke Up This Morning". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing on United.)

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BB KingOriginal Sweet Sixteen ... LP
United Superior, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Purple label pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingRock Me Baby – 14 Great Hits ... LP
Kent, Early 60s. Very Good+ ... $16.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing, with purple/green/blue inner label. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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BB KingSingin' The Blues ... LP
Crown, 1957. Very Good- ... $39.99
The very first full length album from BB King – a killer collection of previous singles for the RPM Records label, served up as a bold statement of King's early genius! The record announces its presence right from the very first note – that brilliant blend of effortless electric guitar solo work and completely charismatic vocals that made BB such a star, right from the get-go – and which maybe comes through even more clearly here than in some of his overproduced material from later decades! Many tracks have nicely jumping backings by the great Maxwell Davis – and titles include "Please Love Me", "Bad Luck", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Ten Long Years", "Sweet Little Angel", "You Upset Me Baby", and a classic early take on "Every Day I Have The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has minimal wear and still looks nice, but with a split spine and bottom seam.)

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BB KingSpotlight On Lucille ... CD
Flair, 1960s. Used ... $4.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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BB KingTo Know You Is To Love You ... LP
ABC/MCA, 1973. Very Good ... $4.99
A set that has BB King teaming up with southern soul maestro Dave Crawford – an arranger/producer who helps BB find a whole new groove! Crawford's approach is wonderfully warm and soulful – almost a Hi Records sort of take on the music, which brings King's traditional blues into much fresher territory – an update of older Memphis modes, with a really great sound for the 70s. In addition to The Memphis Horns, there's also a bit of Philly help on the record too – thanks to Vince Montana's vibes, Norman Harris' guitar, Ron Kersey's keyboards, and Ronnie Baker's bass. Stevie Wonder makes a brief guest appearance on keyboards too – and titles include "Oh To Me", "Love", "Respect Yourself", "I Like To Live The Love", "Who Are You", "I Can't Leave", and "Thank You For Loving The Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some aging.)

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✨✧ BB KingWhy I Sing The Blues ... CD
MCA, Early 70s. Used ... $2.99
... CD

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BB KingYou Upset Me Baby/Whole Lotta Love ... 78 RPM
RPM, Mid 50s. Fair ... $2.99
... 78 RPM, Vinyl record
(Label on side A has a small rip.)

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BB King & Bobby BlandTogether For The First Time – Live ... CD
ABC/MCA, 1974. Used ... $3.99
A mid 70s meeting of two seminal blues talents from the Memphis scene – singer Bobby Blue Bland, and legendary guitarist BB King! The pair were both working for ABC at the time – major label fame after years woodshedding in the indies – and hitting well-deserved fame for their huge talents – still as fresh here as they were a decade before, and unmarred by any studio sanitization in this great live set! The record does an especially good job of bringing together the artists verbally – letting Bobby and BB open up and rap a bit during the songs – yet still having plenty of space to go into their own thing musically, too. Titles include "It's My Own Fault", "I'll Take Care Of You", "I'm Sorry", "3 O'Clock Blues", "Goin Down Slow", and a great long Medley track. CD

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Ben E KingLet Me Live In Your Life ... LP
Atlantic, 1978. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Ben E King in a few different modes – all of them great, and a great demonstration of the continuing strengths he brought to his work at Atlantic Records in the 70s! The album features the work of three different production forces – Lamont Dozier, who serves up some sweet warm grooves that further King's great move to modern soul at the time; the team of Jim Stewart and Bettye Crutcher, who add in some deeper Stax-styled roots; and underground club genius Patrick Adams, who really makes some magic on one number! King holds strong in all these settings, and really rises to the top throughout – on titles that include "Wonder Woman", "Let Me Live In Your Life", "I See The Light", "Fly Away", "Fifty Years", "Spoiled", "Sweet Rhapsody", and "Dark Storm On The Horizon". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo stamp and tracklist sticker.)

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Ben E KingWhat Is Soul? ... LP
Atlantic (Japan), 1967. Near Mint- ... $24.99
Killer work from Ben E King – not his overdone hits, but some very cool material from the mid 60s Atlantic years! Titles include "The Way You Shake It", "Not Now", "Don't Take Your Love From Me", "What'cha Gonna Do About It", "Get In A Hurry", "The Record", "It Ain't Fair", and the killer funky "What Is Soul". LP, Vinyl record album

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Ben E KingYoung Boy Blues ... LP
Clarion/Atco, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
A collection of tracks from Ben's early years at Atlantic – issued on the label's low-end subsidiary Clarion. Don't take that status as any mark against the quality of the set, though, because the work's right up there with Ben's best post-Drifters sides of the 60s – and the package includes 10 classic bits of soul – with the titles "Yes", "Ecstasy", "Young Boy Blues", "I Who Have Nothing", "My Heart Cries For You", "Here Comes The Night", and "I'm Standing By". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green & orange label stereo pressing.)

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Ben E. KingStand By Me - The Best Of Ben E. King & Ben E. King With The Drifters ... LP
Atlantic, 1986. Near Mint- ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch and promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Bobby KingBobby King ... LP
Warner, 1981. Very Good ... $2.99
A smooth set of modern soul tracks – handled with a somewhat lifeless approach on most titles, but with a few decent moments. Michael Omartin handled the arrangements, Steve Barri produced, and Bobby's on lead vocals on all tracks. Titles include "Summer Nights", "Mind Reader", "If You Don't Want My Love", "Heart To Heart", "Lovers By Night", and "Fool For The Night". LP, Vinyl record album

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Clydie KingRushing To Meet You ... CD
Tiger Lily/Everland (Austria), 1976. New Copy ... About December 20, 2018 (delayed)
The rare second album from Clydie King – recorded at a time when she was lending her backing vocals to artists like The Rolling Stones, Steely Dan, and Humble Pie – but a set that firmly puts Clydie in the lead! King's got an amazing style of singing – deep and raspy at one moment, with key southern soul roots – yet also totally tight and together, too – with a focus that really shines on the album's more upbeat tracks – groovers that almost have an east coast club vibe at times, quite similar to material that Clydie recorded with the group Brown Sugar! Titles include "Rushing To Meet You", "Loving You Is So Easy", "Steal Your Love Away", "Punish Me", "Our Love Is Special", and "Morning Sun". CD

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Denise KingFever ... CD
Redd King, 2001. Used ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print. Booklet appears to have been signed by the artist and inscribed to the previous owner.)

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Eve King & Billy Livsey/Jimmy HelmsDemolition Man ... LP
United Artists (UK), 1975. Used ... Just Sold Out!
An obscure soundtrack with Jimmy Helms! LP, Vinyl record album

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Evelyn Champagne KingCall On Me (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA/FTG, 1980. New Copy ... $7.99 10.98
A wonderful gem from Evelyn Champagne King – her third effort with the great producer T Life, who always helped bring out the most soulful elements in King's music! Life's got a way of grooving, but never going for modes that are too easily commercial – still lots of disco and club in the mix, but with more than enough space for Evelyn to really stretch out and be her own woman on the vocals, too! This mix comes out especially well on some of the more midtempo groovers – which have this flourish and polish that's really wonderful – way beyond some of the cliches of King's contemporaries, and with a personal quality that really comes through right away. Some of these cuts include "Your Kind Of Loving" and "Call On Me" – both real standouts on the record – and other numbers include "Let's Get Funky Tonight", "I Need Your Love", "Universal Girl", "Bedroom Eyes", and "Just A Little Bit Of Love". CD features bonus tracks – "Let's Get Funky Tonight (12" mix)", plus "I Love You", "Is It Good", "Sweet Delight", and "Long Time Waiting On You". CD

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Evelyn Champagne KingI Don't Know If It's Right/We're Going To A Party ... 12-inch
RCA, 1977. Very Good+ ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Evelyn KingGet Loose (with bonus tracks) ... CD
RCA (Japan), 1982. New Copy ... $9.99
Sweet electric soul from Evelyn King – and a set that features lots of contributions from a young Kashif! Kashif both wrote some of the songs, and plays keyboards on the record – helping to give King that tightly focused sound that would really be her strongest suit in the early 80s! There's a nicely clean feel here that keeps the record moving strongly forward – and even though Evelyn's vocals are sometimes second-stage next to the beats and keyboards, they still have a way of sending the tunes home in the end. Titles include "Get Loose", "Back To Love", "I'm Just Warming Up", "Betcha She Don't Love You", "Love Come Down", and "I Can't Stand It". CD features bonus tracks "Get Loose (12" vocal)", "Love Come Down (12" vocal)", "Betcha She Don't Love You (12" inst)", and "Love Come Down (12" inst)". CD
(Part of the Disco Fever 40 series!)

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Evelyn KingI'm In Love ... LP
RCA, 1981. Very Good ... $2.99
One of the real standouts in Evelyn King's career – a sharply focused album that's filled with catchy 80s styled tunes – and which benefits from some great help from a young Kashif! Lots of the tracks have that great flair for a catchy hook that mark's Evelyn's best work – an approach that's never too slick or too forced, and which has a comfortable way of sliding into a tune. Titles include "I'm In Love", "What Are You Waiting For", "If You Want My Lovin", "I Can't Take It", "The Best Is Yet To Come", and "The Other Side Of Love". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has aging.)

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✨✧ Freddie KingBest Of Freddie King ... LP
Shelter, 1975. Very Good ... $7.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(MCA pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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Freddie KingUltimate Collection ... CD
Hip-O, 1960s/1970s. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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✨✧ Freddy KingLet's Hide Away & Dance Away With Freddy King ... LP
King, Early 60s. Very Good ... $79.99
Killer early material from Freddy King – a blues album, but one that's also got a strong resonance with instrumental soul and early funk! The record is "Strictly Instrumental" – as the cover says – and a nice batch of short bluesy groovers that feature Freddy's great guitar work! Freddie was way more than just a blues guitarist, as his style here was a definite precursor to funk – hard, heavy, and with the kinds of little tricks that would be taken up a lot by other players in the funky 45 era. Tracks are all nice, and titles include "San Ho Zay", "Side Tracked", "Wash Out", "In The Open", "Heads Up", "Just Pickin", and "Swooshy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear with a mostly split bottom seam.)

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Freddy KingTexas Sensation ... CD
Charly (UK), Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Freddy King/Lula Reed/Sonny ThompsonBoy Girl Boy ... LP
King, Mid 50s. Near Mint- ... $9.99
Two guys, one gal, and a heck of a lot of great R&B material from the King Records catalog! The set features Lula Reed on vocals on all tracks – belting things out in that massively soulful style that makes her own work so wonderful – accompanied by mighty guitar from Freddy King, who also sings a bit too – all set to arrangements by Sonny Thompson, who was not only the mighty music director at King Records in the 50s, but also Lula's husband too! The trio of talents really make the album crackle – and despite a goofy cover (or maybe because of it!), the whole thing's one of our favorite albums on King from back in the day. Titles include "I Got A Notion", "Waste No More Tears", "It's Easy Child", "I Know", "Peppermint Twist", "Know What You're Doing", "You Can't Hide", and "Puddentane". LP, Vinyl record album
(1980s pressing. Cover has some rippling and stains from water.)

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JD King/Nick Fatool/Joe Felix/Dick TaylorHot Sax ... LP
Tampa, Early 50s. Very Good ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing with deep groove.)

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King Eric & His KnightsBa Ma Hit Parade ... LP
Carib, 1960. Very Good- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has mostly split top and bottom seams.)

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Martin Luther KingGreat March On Washington ... LP
Motown, 1963. Very Good+ ... $6.99
Although Malcolm X, John Kennedy, and other 60s heroes were always unfortunately being bootlegged, and served up in weak-ass packages, Dr. King was fortunate enough to get representation from Motown, who did a great job putting together his albums of speeches with clarity and quality. This one from 1963 features moments from the March On Washington, with speeches by King, Whitney Young, and Roy Wilkins. Also features Liz Lands singing "We Shall Overcome". LP, Vinyl record album
(Reissue pressing.)

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Martin Luther KingMartin Luther King At Zion Hill ... LP
PICA/Dooto, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Pica pressing on red vinyl. Cover has some wear with a split top seam & a bit of moisture staining.)

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✨✧ Martin Luther KingMessage From Martin Luther King ... LP
Phoenix10, Mid 60s. Very Good+ ... $5.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the cover with the blue tinted photo.)

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Morgana KingIt's A Quiet Thing ... LP
Reprise, 1965. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A rich effort from Morgana King – the first of her rare Reprise LPs – and a record that shows incredible range and an ability to bring a heavy, textural mood to just about any kind of tune! Torrie Zito's arrangements on It's A Quiet Thing are lush, but, well, quietly so – and Morgana's vocals can build from what's kind of a deep vibrato hush to a really soaring affect! It's nice stuff – with an approach to well known songs of the time that's quite unique! Titles include "It's A Quiet Thing", "Dindi", "Gone With The Wind", "Little Blue Girl", "Mountain High, Valley Low", "How Insensitive", "Here's That Rainy Day", "Deep Song" and "If You Should Leave Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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Morgana KingLooking Through The Eyes Of Love ... LP
Muse, 1981. Very Good+ ... $2.99
A beautifully understated album from Morgana King – one that has her working with familiar arranger Torrie Zito, but in a style that's a bit more laidback than before! There's a bit of strings on the album, but they really just shade in the sound from the back – leaving plenty of space not only for Morgana's vocals, but also for some great keyboard lines from Don Rebic and guitar from Joe Puma! King's vocals could almost carry the record alone, even without the other instrumentation – but the warmth of the keyboards and well-pointed lines from Puma really help things open up – and subtle use of percussion from Ray Mantilla and Sue Evans makes for some surprising sounds in the background that further the charm of the set. Titles include "Gentleman Friend", "Time After Time", "Dearly Beloved", "Lilac Wine", "With You I'm Born Again", "Through The Eyes Of Love", and "I Wished On The Moon". LP, Vinyl record album

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Morgana KingWild Is Love ... LP
Reprise, 1966. Very Good- ... $0.99
A playfully swinging little set from Morgana King – given the groovy, latenight lounge Reprise sound by producer Jimmy Bowen! This second album for Reprise is a much more extroverted than the quite strong It's A Quiet Thing LP from a year before – with arranger Torrie Zito grooving out into a lightly swinging sound, in place of his chillier, almost noir approach on the previous LP! Morgana's vocals are tastefully grand – doing more with a hushed tone and an unrivaled vibrato than many more famous peers can do with a showier style! Titles include "Anything Goes", "Nobody Else But Me", "I Thought Of You Last Night", "You Fascinate Me So", "The Best Is Yet To Come", "Wild Is Love" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear & splitting.)

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Pete King Chorale & OrchestraPercussion Concert ... LP
Kapp, 1961. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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Sandra KingAccompanied By Pat Smythe In A Concert Of Vernon Duke ... LP
Audiophile, 1985. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has waviness & staining along the bottom half.)

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Sarah King & The Smoke RingsSarah King & The Smoke Rings ... CD
Alex Levin, 2016. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Original digipack CD pressing.)

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Sonofa KingStand By Me – A Tribute To My Father Ben E King ... CD
Society Hill, 2018. New Copy ... $13.99 14.98
The title says it all – as the son of Atlantic Records soul legend Ben E King turns out a tribute to his late pop! The set's got songs that you'll know from Ben's classic 60s recordings – both on his own and with The Drifters – but the vibe here is different – more modern and contemporary, thanks to the talents of Philly producer Butch Ingram – who updates the vibe of the music to a sound that's maybe somewhere in the late 80s or early 90s – mellow, often with gently stepping rhythms, and a quality that works well with Sonofa's vocals, which are a bit deeper than his dad. Titles include "This Magic Moment", "There Goes My Baby", "Up On The Roof", "Stand By Me", "Save The Last Dance For Me", "I Count The Tears", and "Spanish Harlem". CD

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✨✧ Willie King & The LiberatorsLiving In A New World ... CD
Rooster Blues, 2002. Used ... $2.99
... CD
(Out of print. Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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King CrimsonIn The Court Of The Crimson King ... CD
Caroline/EG, 1969. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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King CrimsonIn The Wake Of Poseidon (30th Anniversary edition) ... CD
Virgin, 1970. Used ... $9.99
A wonderful second record from King Crimson – a set that follows in the same territory as the debut – with Greg Lake on vocals and Robert Fripp on guitar and devices – alongside Michael Giles on drums and Peter Giles on bass. There's some great jazzy touches at times – saxes and flute from Mel Collins and piano from Keith Tippet – and Peter Sinfield wrote the lyrics for Fripp's music – and Gordon Haskell sings a bit too. CD
(HDCD pressing in a replica, gatefold LP-style sleeve.)

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King CrimsonLarks' Tongues In Aspic – 30th Anniversery Edition ... CD
Virgin (UK), 1970. Used Gatefold ... $9.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ King CurtisKing Curtis Plays The Great Memphis Hits/King Size Soul ... CD
Koch, 1998. Used ... $6.99
King Size Soul has always been one of Curtis' best albums from the 60's. It's got the massive funky track "Memphis Soul Stew" (which has been sampled more than once), plus some other groovy pop tracks, given the Curtis twist – like "Live For Life", "For What It's Worth", and "I Was Made To Love Her". Great Memphis Hits is almost as good, and has the King groovin on funky sax versions of some of the best Stax tracks, like "Green Onions", "The Dog", and "Hold On, I'm Comin". 22 cuts in all – and 2 LPs on one CD! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ King CurtisSoul Of King Curtis ... LP
Mount Vernon, Early 60s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has seam splitting and a sticker spot.)

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✨✧ King CurtisSoul Twist ... CD
Enjoy/P-Vine (Japan), Early 60s. Used ... $14.99
Raw early work from King Curtis – an album of searing sax instrumentals, recorded for the smaller Enjoy label in the years before King's more famous association with Atlantic! The sound here is equal parts R&B and instrumental soul – hardly the throwaway pop you might guess from the "twist" in the title, and instead a key transitional album in shaping the sound of the sax in soul during the 60s – blown to perfection, but never as over the top as some of the honkers and shouters of 50s sax sessions. Tracks are a good mix of King-penned originals and soulful covers – with highlights that include "Soul Twist", "I Know", "Sack O Woe Twist", "Wobble Twist", "Twisting With the King", and "Big Dipper". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ King CurtisSweet Soul/Everybody's Talkin' ... CD
Atco/Spy, 1968/1972. Used ... $24.99
2 later King Curtis classics for Atlantic – back to back on one CD! Sweet Soul is as the title might imply – a sweet take on the sound of soul in the 60s – as King Curtis turns his well-honed saxophone sound towards a number of pop and soul tunes of the time! The format here is slightly mellow – of the sort that would be a perfect instrumental backing for Aretha Franklin and some of the other Atlantic soul singers Curtis was working with at the time – but in a way that lets his saxophone take center stage in the arrangements. The set includes his classic original "Soul Serenade" – a tune that went onto set a new standard in instrumental soul, and was covered by many others – plus versions of "Spooky", "Look Of Love", "Sweet Inspiration", "Valley Of The Dolls", and "Dock Of The Bay". Everybody's Talkin was King Curtis' last album of studio work for Atlantic – pulled from a number of sessions recorded in the year before his untimely early death! The sound here is tightened up a bit from King's grooves of the 60s – done with a style that still draws on the Atlantic soul sound that Curtis helped forge in earlier years, yet which also has a good deal of 70s electric funk touches creeping into the mix – a style that we would have loved to hear more of, had King stayed on this planet long enough. Players include Richard Tee, Paul Griffin, Cornell Dupree, Bernard Purdie, and The Memphis Horns – and the titles include the usual Curtis-styled take on pop and soul tunes of the time, plus a few originals for the set. Includes a funky version of King Floyd's "Groove Me", plus the cuts "Ridin' Thumb", "Central Park", "Wet Funk", "Ridin' Thumb Jam", and "You're The One". CD features 21 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print.)
 
 
 



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