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Exact matches: 9
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Bottle RocketsNot So Loud – An Acoustic Evening With The Bottle Rockets ... CD
Bloodshot, 2011. Used ... $3.99
... CD

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James BrownSay It Loud – I'm Black & I'm Proud ... LP
King, 1969. Very Good Gatefold ... $24.99
A bomb! The title of this one says it all – a burning anthem of pride and power, issued in 1969, at the end of one of the most troubling decades in America. James answers all the Uncle Tom cries from his critics – and comes up with "Say It Loud", an instant chant that was taken up around the world, and which still packs a pretty hard punch today! The album's filled with other excellent cuts – like the tasty funk number "Lickin' Stick", with some rocket-driven guitar, and the great instrumental "Shades of Brown". Other titles include "Goodbye My Love (parts 1&2)", "Let Them Talk", "I Love You", and "I Guess I'll Have To Cry Cry Cry". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label pressing. Cover has an unglued top seam.)

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Simon Christensen/Morten Olsen/Morten S Danielsen/Jexper Holmen/Ejnar KandingTrash – The Acc's Low Track/Ranos/9 Ways To Wake Up/Prefer/Laughing Out Loud Inhaling The Scarlet Spleen/Epicentre – Frode Andersen ... CD
Dacapo Records (Denmark), 2005. Used ... $5.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Jewel TI Like It Loud (voc, inst)Rock Nice/Ride The Crossfade ... 12-inch
Jewel, 1988. Very Good (pic cover)... $6.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has a small address sticker.)

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✨✧ Johnny LytleSnapper/Screamin' Loud ... 7-inch
Tuba, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
Massive! It's hard to describe just why Johnny Lytle's so great – but hear this single, and figure out why! Both cuts have this incredible sound that mixes together jazzy vibes, screaming organ, and wailing conga in a totally great way. They also both have a jazz stepping vibe that's instantly infectious – a perfect way to start and end a dancefloor on a busy night out spinning funky 45s! 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Dead BoysYoung, Loud, & Snotty ... LP
Sire, 1977. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A masterpiece of American punk rock – and arguably the greatest moment ever for the legendary Stiv Bators! The album's got an intensity that blows away most of the UK groups who were making waves in the punk scene at the time – a raw energy that's a closer link to the Stooges and MC5 than anything over on the other side of the pond. Produced by Genya Ravan, and featuring the tracks "Sonic Reducer", "All This & More", "What Love Is", "Caught With The Meat In Your Mouth", "I Need Lunch", and "High Tension Wire". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing with Sterling stamp. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ James BrownSay It Live & Loud – Live In Dallas 1968 (with bonus tracks) ... LP
Polydor, 1968. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
An amazing James Brown live set from the crucial year of 1968 – the show that marked the debut of "Say It Loud I'm Black & I'm Proud" – a cut that would become an anthem for much of America in the years to come! The feel here is somewhat similar to Brown's famous Boston show of the same year – a mix of blistering uptempo funk tracks, played by the band at a clip that's even faster than their studio sides, mixed with a few more stripped-down, personal cuts that feature James getting a bit more intimate with the audience. The production quality of the set is wonderful – and it leaves in all the hip spoken bits between tracks, really preserving the liveness of the concert, and packaging the whole thing with some great notes and photos too! Titles include "I Guess I'll Have To Cry Cry Cry", "Say It Loud", "If I Ruled The World", "There Was A Time", "Maybe The Last Time", "I Got The Feeling", "Cold Sweat", "Please Please Please", "Tighten Up", "Licking Stick", and lots more! LP version features two unreleased bonus tracks – "That's Life" and "The Popcorn". LP, Vinyl record album
(First time on vinyl!)

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✨✧ Frank FosterLoud Minority ... CD
Mainstream/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1972. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the most amazing albums ever from Frank Foster – a totally righteous set that's light years ahead of his earlier work with the Basie Band! The format here is right up there with the best on Strata East at the time – a large-group session that's filled with some of the hippest players of the early 70s – all coming together with a joyous, spiritual sense of power! Foster's in the lead on tenor and soprano sax, but other players include Cecil Bridgewater and Hannibal Marvin Peterson on trumpets, Harold Mabern on keyboards, Elvin Jones on drums, Dick Griffin on trombone, Stanley Clarke on bass, Airto on percussion, and even Dee Dee Bridgewater on vocals! Tracks are all quite long and flowing – spiritual expressions of jazz that rival the greatness of anything recorded for Impulse – and titles include "The Loud Minority", "Requiem For Dusty", "JP's Thing", and "EW – Beautiful People". CD
(Part of the Mainstream Records Master Collection!)

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✨✧ Philip SamartzisSoft & Loud ... CD
Microphonics (Australia), 2004. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Big PunisherCapital Punishment ... LP
Loud/Get On Down, 1998. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $26.99 29.98
The late 90s all caps CLASSIC by Big Pun – a precise rhyme spitter who, sadly, wouldn't live long enough drop follow up masterpiece in his lifetime, but will always have Capital Punishment. Pun was a big mean, but his flow his lean and precise, and while there's some brief throwaway moments, he's is sharp form throughout. Production wise, Loud Record seemed to control the secret formula for a perfect mix of commercial success and straight dope hip hop at the end of the 90s, and this record is no exception. Guest appearances by Black Thought of The Roots, Raekwon, Fat Joe and more. Includes "Dream Shatterer", "I'm Not A Player", "You Came Up", "Fast Money", "Tres Leches", "Glamour Life" and "Super Lyrical". LP, Vinyl record album

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Big PunisherYou Ain't A Killer (clean, inst, LP, acapella) ... 12-inch
Loud, 1997. Near Mint- ... $5.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo, with marker on one side.)

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Black KnightsKilla Cali (album, radio, inst)/Almighty Black Knights (album, radio, inst) ... 12-inch
Loud, 2001. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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Adriana EvansReality (album, inst, acapella, Thayod rmx, rmx inst, rmx acappella) ... 12-inch
Loud, 1997. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ Funkmaster FlexMix Tape Volume 2 – 60 Minutes Of Funk ... CD
Loud/RCA, 1997. Used ... $5.99
Featuring freestyles from Notorious BIG, Xzibit, Jay Z, Foxy Brown, Lady Saw, Akinyele, Boot Camp Click, Lost Boyz, DAS EFX, Cormega, all worked into a mix of 1997 hip hop hits and a few old school cuts, including "How About Some Hardcore", "Hip Hop Hooray", "Uptown Anthem", "Time 4 Sum Aksion" and "Release Yo Delf". CD
(Out of print. BMG Music Club pressing.)

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Funkmaster FlexMy Lifestyle Remix (main, inst, clean) ... 12-inch
Loud, 2001. Near Mint- ... $1.99
Rhymes by Fat Joe, Jadakiss & Remy Martin. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve.)

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IncognitoGood Love (CJ's 12 inch mix, CJ's dub, CJ's mackapella, CJ's R'n'B mix, CJ's R'n'B mackapella, CJ's R'n'B cosmack mix) ... 12-inch
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1995. Near Mint- 2x12" (pic cover)... Just Sold Out!
6 mixes from CJ Mackintosh of this track off 100 Degrees & Rising, infusing the track with a nice mid tempo club flavor! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Black vinyl pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Krayzie BoneThug On Da Line ... LP
Loud, 2001. Near Mint- 2LP ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Edited promo in a Loud sleeve.)

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✨✧ Mobb DeepInfamous ... CD
Loud/RCA, 1995. Used ... $4.99
Masterful second album from Mobb Deep – with of the finest mid 90s east coast hardcore hip hop albums – raw, gritty and real in ways that trancended the scene an cemented the duo's legacy! Sparely produced, providing the perfect raw framework for the bleak storytelling, it pulls you and doesn't let go. It takes exceptional skill to craft street hip hop like that this without it coming across as glamorization on hand or depressing on the other, and Mobb Deep pulls it off in classic form here. 16 tracks over two LPs, with no filler. Guest appearances by Q-Tip, Ghostface, Nas, Raekwon, and Big Noyd. Tracks include "Survival Of The Fittest", "Eye For A Eye", "Right Back At You", "Cradle To The Grave", and "Shook Ones Pt II". Classic! CD
(BMG music club pressing.)

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Mobb DeepMurda Muzik ... CD
Loud, 1999. Used ... $3.99
The last album from Prodigy & Havoc's classic run in the 90s – still with the distinctively raw, now legendary street style of the early to mid-period Mobb Deep – with appearances by Nas, Raekwon, Big Noyd, 8-Ball, Lil Cease, Lil Kim and more. In their prime, Mobb Deep had a way of giving tried-it-true street rap a deeper emotional resonance than many of thier peers – without compromising on the grit or headnodding vibe – and there's plenty of prime material on Murda Muzik. 17 tracks in all: "Streets Raised Me", "Let A Ho Be A Ho", the classic "Quiet Storm" (plus a remix with Lil Kim), "Thug Muzik", "Murda Muzik", "It's Mine" with Nas, "The Realest" with Kool G Rap, "Can't F– Wit" wtih Raekwon & more. CD
(Barcode has a cutout hole.)

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NicoletteLet No One Live Rent Free In Your Head ... CD
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1996. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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RaekwonOnly Built 4 Cuban Linx (2LP purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
Loud/RCA/Get On Down, 1995. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $28.99 31.98
Chef Raekwon cooks up one of finest hip hop albums in history – a standout moment in the Wu Tang canon and the 90s in general! Given Ghostface's presence throughout, the prime RZA production and other top shelf guests, you could almost call this one a Wu Tang Clan album, if not for Raekwon's incredible leadership behind the mic. Guests include Nas, Method Man, Inspektah Deck and more from the Wu Tang family. An absolute standard-bearer! Titles include "Spot Rusherz", "Can It Be All So Simple", "Knuckleheadz", "Criminology", "Ice Water", "Wisdom Body", and "Wu-Gambinos". This beautiful Get On Down 2LP pressing includes the bonus track "North Star (Jewels)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Remastered 2LP Get On Down on translucent purple vinyl – with liner notes by Raekwon and Brian Coleman.)

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Urban SpeciesBlanket ... CD
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1998. Used ... $1.99
... CD
(Out of print.)

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Wu-Tang ClanEnter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) ... CD
Loud/RCA, 1993. Used ... $4.99
The classic first album with The RZA, The GZA, Ol' Dirty Bastard, Inspektah Deck, U-God, Ghostface... you know the rest. The start of a generation, and of the hip hop enterprise that overshadowed a lot of the mid 90s! 12 tracks, including "Can It All Be So Simple", "Method Man", "Da Mystery Of Chessboxin", "CREAM", "Tearz", "Wu Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin Ta F' Wit", "Protect Ya Neck", "Shame On A Nigga" and "Bring Da Ruckus". CD

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✨✧ Wu-Tang ClanEnter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) ... LP
Loud/RCA, 1993. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
The classic first LP with Method Man, Ghost Face Killer, Raekwon, Ol' Dirty Bastard, and The Genius. The start of a generation, and of the hip hop enterprise that overshadowed a lot of the mid 90s! 12 tracks, including "Can It All Be So Simple", "Method Man", "Da Mystery Of Chessboxin", "CREAM", "Tearz", "Wu Tang Clan Ain't Nuthin Ta F' Wit", "Protect Ya Neck", "Shame On A Ni**a" and "Bring Da Ruckus". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Enter The Wu-Tang (36 Chambers) ... CD 4.99

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✨✧ X-EcutionersBuilt From Scratch ... CD
Loud, 2002. Used ... Just Sold Out!
Rob Swift, Mista Sinista, Roc Raida and Eclipse get help from a host of guests like Vin Roc, Apollo & Short Kut, Large Professor, Kenny Muhammed, MOP, Dan The Automator, Premier, Pharoahe Monch, Xzibit, Inspectah Deck, Skillz, Biz Markie, Everlast, Big Pun, Kool G Rap and the Beat Junkies on their second full length (not counting mix LPs. . .). 21 tracks in all, coutingthe intro and skits and so forth, including "XL", "A Journey Into Sound", "Let It Bang", "Premier's X-ecution" and "Play That Beat". CD

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✨✧ Alkaholiks21 & Over ... CD
Loud, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Ain't no party like a Alkoholik party! The Liks first LP, and a breath of fresh air at the from the early 90s west coast scene – and all these later, a bellwether for classic hip hop, period. Straight up, stripped down beats from E Swift and King Tee – plus a couple of very early Madlib tracks – and while more rhymes about booze than we could have imagined in rap, then or now, it transcends the motif big time – it's never too sloshed to raise the bar. Includes "Lik Wit", "Only When I'm Drunk", "Last Call", "Can't Tell Me Sh*t", "Turn Tha Party Out", "Bullsh*t", "Soda Pop", "Make Room", "Mary Jane", and "Who Dem Ni**as". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ BeatnutsNo Escapin' This (radio edit, inst, album, album clean) ... 12-inch
Loud, 2000. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(In a stickered sleeve with index label. Vinyl has small stickers on the deadwax.)

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✨✧ IncognitoAlways There (club mix, radio, dub zone mix, Bluey's mix) ... 12-inch
Talkin' Loud/Mercury, 1991. Near Mint- (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Excellent modern cover of the classic club track "Always There". Jocelyn Brown sings lead vocals, and the cut's a stormer than ranks right up there with the original version! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ IncognitoOut Of The Storm (Morales radio edit, Morales sleaze mix, Morales inst mix, C's planet e special mix, Bluey's club mix) ... CD
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1996. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Mobb DeepHell On Earth ... LP
Loud/Get On Down, 1997. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
While the other standouts of mid 90s class like Nas, Jay Z and AZ drifted towards the mainstream street rap, Mobb Deep avoided that trend in this tight follow-up to their legendary Infamous debut! Their subject matter may not have evolved or expanded too much, but their strong production is top notch and strong to this day. Also, it has some nice guest appearances from Method Man, Raekwon, Nas, Big Noyd. Includes the hilarious "Drop A Gem On 'Em", "Hell On Earth", "Extortion", "More Trife Life", "Still Shinin'", "G.O.D. Pt III", "Nighttime Vultures", "Bloodsport" and more. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ RaekwonIce Cream (LP, inst)/Incarcerated Scarfaces (LP, inst) ... 12-inch
Loud, 1995. Very Good+ (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Two tracks from "Only Built For Cuban Linx", still one of the best Wu-associated LPs. Production from RZA at the height of his skills. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has BPM stickers.)

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✨✧ TashGame (radio, album, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Loud, 2000. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)

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✨✧ IncognitoDon't You Worry 'Bout A Thing (LP, Frankie Foncett mix, Frankie Foncett underground inst)/Colibri (rmx) ... 12-inch
Talkin' Loud (UK), 1994. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Stevie Wonder's never sounded better – and in the hands of Incognito, "Don't You Worry Bout A Thing" moves to a whole new level! Bluey & Co take a really jazzy approach to the original – giving the whole thing a bit of a Latin flair through use of hard piano lines and congas, yet still also burning along with that warm Incognito glow! 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Mobb DeepInfamy ... CD
Loud/Violator, 2001. Used ... Out Of Stock
Mobb Deep steps into a new millennium with a slightly bigger sound, but without losing the plot! Long-heralded for being gritty and raw in the best kind of way, Prodigy & Havoc had nothing left to prove on that front – so taking a slight left turn with a more introspective lyrical bent and some sweeter soul backing vocals on the hook is anything but a crime against their legacy if you ask us, it actually deepens it –- especially with the rhymes still in their cornerstone style on a lot of the tracks. 16 tracks in all, including "Get Away", "Bounce", "Hey Luv (Anything)", "The Learning (Burn)", "Get At Me", "Clap", "Crawlin", "There I Go Again" wiht Ron Isley, "I Won't Fall" and more. CD

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✨✧ ProdigyKeep It Thoro (clean, main, inst, main acapella, clean acapella) ... 12-inch
Loud/Violator, 2000. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a Loud sleeve.)

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✨✧ RaekwonCriminology (LP, inst)/Glaciers Of Ice (LP, inst) ... 12-inch
Loud, 1995. Very Good+ (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
The now classic cuts off Cuban Linx wiith partner in rhyme Ghostface. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Cover has BPM stickers.)

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✨✧ RaekwonIncarcerated Scarfaces (radio edit, inst, LP) ... 12-inch
Loud, 1995. Very Good- ... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo.)
 
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African & Afro-American DrumsAfrican & Afro-American Drums ... CD
Folkways, 1954. New Copy Gatefold ... $12.99 16.98
A drum-heavy spectacular – recorded with a really rootsy feel! The first half of the material was recorded in Africa – not credited especially well, but done with a stripped-down sound that's very heavy on drums and other odd percussion instruments – recorded in that rough, loud Folkways style that really makes the music sound nicely bombastic. The remaining tracks on the set are from a variety of North and South American locales – Brazil, Puerto Rico, Cuba, Jamaica, and even the US – as Baby Dodds turns in a solo on the final track! Titles include "Ceremonial Drums", "Dance Drums", "Stamping Tubes", "Salute To A Chief", "Sit Log Talking Drum", "Djuka Dance Drums", "Lucumi", "Jumping Dance Drums", "Cuminia Drums", "Rhythms For The Deity Ogoun", and "Jazz Drumming". CD
(Special limited CD – pressed up for us by the Smithsonian Folkways label. Comes with original cover artwork, and the CD also features a PDF file with the original liner notes and other materials from the original record release.)

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Jerry BergonziVertical Reality ... CD
Musidisc (France), 1994. Used ... $14.99
With Bergonzi on reeds, Mike Stern on guitar, Andy LaVerne on piano, George Mraz on bass, and Billy Hart on drums. Titles include "Loud Zee", "Jab", "Jones", "On Green Dolphin Street", and "Windows". CD
(Out of print.)

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James BrownFunk Power – 1970 – A Brand New Thang ... CD
Chronicles/Polydor, 1996. Used ... $9.99
Here you go! Killer material from James' first version of The JBs – starring Bootsy Collins, Bobby Byrd, and Jabo Starks. Includes the 9 minute version of "Super Bad", an unreleased live version of "There Was A Time (I Got To Move)", the 12 minute version of "Soul Power", the 14 minute version of "Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Nothin", the 10 minute version of "Sex Machine", and even a cool Public Service Announcement that has James rapping on Drug Abuse! Plus, there's some nice notes, with full session information and rare photos! CD

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James BrownJames Brown – Live At Home With His Bad Self ... LP
Polydor, 1969. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $22.99 24.99
A rare lost treasure from James Brown – the full, unedited version of a live concert that was cut up and butchered for the Sex Machine album – presented here for the first time ever, with a huge amount of never-issued tunes! Sex Machine was one of those "fake" concert albums from James – some original live recordings, other studio tracks tricked out – and put together in a way that never really made much sense. This set is something completely different altogether – a James Brown concert from start to finish, complete with some wickedly sharp patter from the stage – and long tunes that really show his group hitting on all burners! The lineup of musicians include three drummers at once – Clyde Stubblefield, Jabo Stars, and Melvin Parker – alongside Fred Wesley on trombone, Maceo Parker on alto, Jimmy Nolen on guitar, and Charles Sherrell on bass. James himself plays a bit of organ at instrumental moments – and tracks include the never-released "Lowdown Popcorn", "World", "Spinning Wheel", "Try Me", "I Got The Feelin/Lickin Stick Lickin Stick", and "Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose" – next to versions of "There Was A Time", "Say It Loud", "I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing", "Mother Popcorn", and "I Can't Stand Myself". LP, Vinyl record album

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James BrownMotherlode – Unreleased Original Recordings (expanded version) ... LP
Polydor, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
One of the greatest albums ever from James Brown – even if it wasn't issued during his classic run of funk records in the early 70s! Yet the material here is all from that time – recorded by Polydor when James and the JBs were completely kicking ass in the studio – turning out these monstrous longform funk jams that often gave up too much material to fit on all of his albums – which makes this package an overdue dip into the vaults to rescue some of those treasures! The package first saw the light of day in 1988 – at a time when the genius of James was being rediscovered by younger hip hoppers and DJs – and the set is a love letter to all that James had to offer that scene – with gems that include the lost soul classic "She's The One", a duet with Bobby Byrd called "Since You Been Gone", a live version of "There It Is", an untitled instrumental and another instrumental one called "Funk Bomb" – plus a huge long 9 minute version of the great "People Get Up & Drive Your Funky Soul" from Slaughter's Big Ripoff, and the cuts "Say It Loud & Live", and "Baby Here I Come". Plus, this expanded version also features a 7 minute version of "I Got Ants In My Pants", the track "You've Changed", and a 12 minute alternate mix of "Bodyheat". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ James BrownThere It Is ... LP
Polydor, 1972. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Raw power and righteous energy from James Brown – a set that still has all the best funk elements of his longer-form albums of the time, but which also packs an even stronger political message too! The vibe of the record is clear from the image on the cover – the most powerful since Payback – and James is even more focused in the lyrics, which bite harder than some of his other commentary of the period – while still allowing the JBs plenty of room to serve up some heavy funk in the process! Titles include the classics "Public Enemy #1" and "King Heroin", both hard soul political tracks – and the funkier side of The Godfather is represented by the killer cuts "Talkin Loud & Sayin Nothing" and James own version of "I Need Help" (which was also recorded by Bobby Byrd). The album also includes a great duet with Vicki Anderson on "Who Am I", the excellent title cut "There It Is", and a surprisingly nice version of "Never Can Say Goodbye" – as well as the single "I'm A Greedy Man". LP, Vinyl record album
(Nice original pressing!)

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Mario Castro-NevesBrazilian Mood ... LP
Phase 4 (UK), 1973. Near Mint- ... $16.99
A unique British session from bossa maestro Mario Castro-Neves – one that's got the same sweet and jazzy touches as his 60s records, but a slightly different feel as well! The style here is totally great – kind of the same maturation of sound that Sergio Mendes was hitting in the early 70s – thanks to the right placement of a few electric elements, and a generally warm style of production that creates a great blend of modes in Castro-Neves' music. Instrumentation features keyboards, percussion, and some larger orchestrations used in very spare and creative ways – and there's often some great electric bass bubbling along the bottom to groove things up nicely. Many tracks have wordless vocals, sung in a scatting, breezy way that's even groovier than Brasil 77 – and titles include "Macumba Mood", "The Whole Mess", "Xaxado Blues", "Call Me Up", "Helena & I", "Hold My Hand", and "Loud & Clear". LP, Vinyl record album
(Japanese pressing from the early 2000s – hard to find on vinyl in any format!)

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Paul ChambersChambers' Music – A Jazz Delegation From The East (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Imperial/EMI (Japan), 1956. Used ... $34.99
Great early work from one of the hippest bassists of his generation! Paul Chambers cut this obscure little album in LA, featuring a "jazz delegation from the east" that included Philly Joe Jones on drums and John Coltrane on tenor – plus pianist Kenny Drew, who had already been working on the west coast – all in a style that's much more relaxed and stretched-out than most other jazz recorded in LA at the time! The album is one of the earliest small group sessions with Coltrane, and it's a very spare batch of tracks that lead off with Chambers' amazing work on bass – but which also feature some incredible early work from Trane – very raw and loud in the mix, with a lot more bluesiness than you'd expect – and we mean that in a good way! Titles include "Dexterity", "Visitation", "John Paul Jones", and "Eastbound". Plus, the CD also seems to include a few bonus titles from an additional 1956 session with Coltrane! CD
(Out of print. Includes obi.)

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Clear LightClear Light (clear vinyl pressing – with bonus track) ... LP
Elektra/Sundazed, 1967. New Copy ... On January 24, 2020
One of the great lost psych albums on late 60s Elektra Records – a set that's maybe got enough power and majesty to stand next to contemporaneous label releases by Love and The Doors! Like both of those groups, Clear Light have a vision here that's completely their own – a sound that steps out immediately to let you know that they're not just another copycat combo from the garage underground, and instead have this vivid new message that demands to be heard – unabashedly forward in its conception, and with a surprisingly sinister edge – yet all without any sense of being too full of itself either! Production is by Paul Rothschild, and is as superb as his best Elektra work of the period – and titles include "Black Roses", "With All In Mind", "The Ballad Of Freddie & Larry", "Sand", and "Night Sounds Loud". LP, Vinyl record album

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Dennis CoffeyGoin' For Myself ... LP
Sussex, 1972. Very Good ... $9.99
Classic funky groovers from Dennis Coffey – with his hard guitar sound gettin' all fuzzy over some loud drums and funky Sussex production! This one's still very much on the "Scorpio" vibe, when the label was keeping things nice and hard – and before Dennis got a bit hooked into disco. Includes the cuts "Ride Sally Ride" and "Taurus", which was his similar sounding follow-up to "Scorpio". Also includes "Can You Feel it", "Midnight Blue", "Toast & Jam", "Man & Boy", "It's Too Late" and "Bridge Over Troubled Water". LP, Vinyl record album
(In shrinkwrap with the "Taurus" sticker.)

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Dam-FunkSTFU II ... LP
Glydezone, 2019. New Copy ... $20.99
Fantastic funk from Dam-Funk – full of heavy bassbits, sweet beats, and plenty of keyboards – all with that stripped-down sound that always helps us focus on the well-chosen elements in his music! The whole thing's instrumental – and relatively spare, but very fulfilling – as the man makes the most with the least, especially with the slowly-evolving bass-heavy moments in the set – more than enough to make the back end of your jeep leap from the speakers, and which should be packaged with a warning not to listen on headphones that are turned up too loud! Titles include "Deeper", "Ladera Heights", "On Code", "Hood Biz", "The Flow", and "Compos Mentis". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Frank Foster Non-Electric CompanyChiquito Loco – Live At The N'Hita Jazz Club ... LP
Bingow (France), 1979. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Excellent 70s work from Frank Foster – a bit straighter than his progressive sessions, like The Loud Minority, but still a top-level bit of jazz, with an edginess that was missing from his earlier Basie-esque work, or his later sides during the 80s. Frank's group is quite hip – with Ted Dunbar on guitar, Mickey Tucker on piano, Earl May on bass, and Billy Hart on drums – and the quintet perform 4 long tracks that are a perfect vehicle for Foster's searching soulful solos. Includes the Latiny groover "Chiquito Loco", plus "Joy Spring" and "Theme For Ernie". LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy!)

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Dick GregoryEast & West ... LP
Colpix, 1961. Sealed ... $2.99
Dick Gregory raps it proud and loud – in a set of recordings that features one side recorded on the east coast, and one on the west! Gregory's still very much a comedian at this point in his career, but already his work is peppered strongly with political elements – the kind of personal, earnest approach to his material that was years ahead of its time – and which went onto open the door for countless other comedians to come! Side one was recorded at The Blue Angel, and side two at The Hungry I. LP, Vinyl record album
(Shrinkwrap is shopworn, with a hole and price code sticker.)

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Milt JacksonAin't But A Few Of Us Left (Pablo Jazz Classics) ... LP
Pablo, 1982. Very Good+ ... $6.99
The title's a bit self-pitying, but the music certainly isn't – and even at this late point in his career, the sound of Milt Jackson is coming across loud and clear – possibly more so, because Milt's firmly shaken off the mellower modes of his years with the MJQ! The record has Jackson working with the Oscar Peterson trio with Ray Brown on bass and Grady Tate on drums – and the overall structure of the tunes is definitely dictated by Peterson, but very strongly touched by Jackson once his vibes ring into the mix. Titles include "Stuffy", "Body & Soul", "What Am I Here For", "If I Should Lose You", "A Time For Love", and "Ain't But A Few Of Us Left". LP, Vinyl record album
(Later pressing.)

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✨✧ BB KingLucille ... CD
ABC/Traffic, 1968. Used ... Just Sold Out!
One of the first records to feature BB King's famous guitar, Lucille, in the spotlight – an instrument he'd played for years, but which took on legendary status over the decades! The guitar's handled perfectly here by King – with a tone that still holds on to all the gritty edges of his early years, but which is also captured beautifully in the studio with top-shelf production – loud and clear, but never as commercial as on later records. The whole thing's wonderfully free of hoke – the material that made King a much-deserved star in the 60s – and the record features backing from Maxwell Davis on Hammond and Lloyd Glenn on piano. Titles include "Watch Yourself", "Lucille", "I Need Your Love", "Country Girl", and "You Move Me So". CD

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✨✧ LatimoreIt Ain't Where You Been ... LP
Glades, 1976. Very Good ... $6.99
Latimore couldn't help being a soul genius – and even on a record like this, which didn't really yield any hits, he still comes through loud and clear, with a deep rich soul voice, backed by some great mellow soul arrangements. The album includes a great slow mellow version of "I Get Lifted", a perennial Miami soul hit – plus the tracks "All The Way Lover", "Sweet Vibrations", and "Let's Do It In Slow Motion". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Sam LazarOrgan Grooves (Space Flight/Playback/bonus tracks) ... CD
Argo/Jasmine (UK), Early 60s. New Copy ... $12.99 13.99
A pair of Hammond jazz classics from organist Sam Lazar – back to back on a single CD, with rare bonus tracks too! First up is Space Flight – a tight batch of organ groovers with a raw R&B feel, recorded by the obscure St Louis organist Sam Lazar – with a very young Grant Green on guitar! The album's a bit different than Sam's other records for Argo – in that the tunes are all quite short, with a tight fast sound that's almost more R&B at times than jazz – a very unusual setting especially for Grant Green! The guitar is nice and loud – really racing to keep up with Lazar's fast work on the Hammond – and other members of the group include Willie Dixon on bass and Chauncey Williams on drums. Titles include "Mad Lad", "Space Flight", "Caramu", "Funky Blues", and "Big Willie". Playback is one of a few rare albums from Hammond player Sam Lazar – a lesser-known artist from the same searing generation as Baby Face Willette and Jack McDuff, but a musician who never full got his due! This record was done for the Argo side of Chess Records, and it's got a raw sound that's equal parts soul jazz and R&B – with Sam doing some great work on the keys, and the obscure tenorist Miller Brisker in the group too – a really great musician who works with lots of unique twists – and spurs Lazar onto new heights of playing, with maybe an even farther reach on the keys than his other albums. Lazar wrote most of the set, and the tracks include "Deep", "Fuzz Buzz", "S&S", "Scootin", and "Long Gone". A nice bit of soul jazz, with a deep rootsy sound all the way through! CD also features the bonus two-part 45rpm single of "Space Flight". CD

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✨✧ LoveForever Changes ... LP
Elektra, 1967. Near Mint- ... $19.99
What can we say? This is one of the greatest albums of all time! The record's got a sound that's completely unique – as crack LA garage punk rock meets Hollywood baroque production, and the result is an amazing bit of loud guitar noise backed by strings and horns, all graced by the godlike vocals of the great Arthur Lee. Forever Changes is a milestone in rock – an incredibly bleak document about insanity, escape, and the coming revolution that never happened. Think of all the best moments of Wild In The Streets, Zabriske Point, and Invocation of My Demon Brother rolled into one – and you'll only have a tiny slice of the picture! A record that will haunt us until the day we die – filled with incredible songs like "Alone Again Or", "Old Man", "Daily Planet", "Red Telephone", and "Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark & Hilldale". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram Sundazed pressing.)

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✨✧ Makaya McCravenHighly Rare ... LP
International Anthem, 2017. New Copy ... $18.99 19.99
Raw sounds from the Chicago scene – a mighty nice performance from the group of drummer Makaya McCraven – captured on four track cassette at the tiny Danny's Tavern! The setting and recording style really works with the approach of the group – as Makaya's drums are nice and loud – beat-y and splashy – maybe more funky than on any othe records under his name, and fitted with fantastically bold work from Junius Paul on bass, Ben Lamar Gay on cornet, and the great Nick Mazzarella on alto sax! There's also some turntables from Lefto – but used musically, and not in the kind of heavy-handed way that used to ruin a jazz session a decade or so back – and the group perform titles that include "The Locator", "Above & Beyond", "Venus Rising", "Icy Lightning", "Left Fields", "RFJ III", and "Early Bird Once Again". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Jack McDuffPrelude ... LP
Prestige, 1964. Very Good ... $9.99
Soul jazz organ with big band? It's been done – and never better than on this set – which features Brother Jack's classic quartet – with George Benson, Red Hollway, and Joe Dukes – next to the the screamin' orchestrations of a hip Benny Golson! Golson leads a crack band through a set of arrangements that barely get in the way of the organ grooves, and instead give a nice loud sound to the whole set – really pushing the group, especially McDuff's organ, into some wonderfully open territory that's quite different from other work! The best numbers really swing like some of Jimmy Smith's organ/big band sides with Oliver Nelson – particularly Virginia Woolf – and Golson's always been an underrated arranger, and this is one of his best sets! Tracks include "Kettle of Fish", "Prelude", and "Dig Uncle Will". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono blue trident label pressing.)

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Jack McDuffPrelude (plus bonus tracks) ... CD
Prestige, 1964. Used ... $19.99
Soul jazz organ with big band? It's been done – and never better than on this set – which features Brother Jack's classic quartet – with George Benson, Red Hollway, and Joe Dukes – next to the the screamin' orchestrations of a hip Benny Golson! Golson leads a crack band through a set of arrangements that barely get in the way of the organ grooves, and instead give a nice loud sound to the whole set – really pushing the group, especially McDuff's organ, into some wonderfully open territory that's quite different from other work! The best numbers really swing like some of Jimmy Smith's organ/big band sides with Oliver Nelson – particularly Virginia Woolf – and Golson's always been an underrated arranger, and this is one of his best sets! Tracks include "Kettle of Fish", "Prelude", and "Dig Uncle Will". CD features 11 more bonus tracks than the original album – other big band titles from the albums Walk On By, I Got A Woman, and The Dynamic Jack McDuff – with tracks that include "Theme From Pink Panther", "You'd Better Love Me", "Rock A Bye", "English Country Gardens", "Walk On By", "Shortnin Bread", "Jersey Bounce", and "Too Many Fish In The Sea". CD
(Out of print.)

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Stephanie McKay (aka McKay)Stephanie McKay EP ... CD
Astralwerks, 2006. Used ... $1.99
A long-overdue introduction of Brooklyn singer Stephanie McKay to the US market – especially given that her debut album was issued in the UK a few years ago! This 5 track EP is a bit of a teaser to Stephanie's projected full length US set – and it features 3 new tracks that are all totally great, plus 2 more numbers from her 2003 release on Go Beat in the UK. As before, the sound is proud, loud, and plenty soulful – nicely chunky contemporary work that steers itself away from mainstream cliche, with shared writing credits from Thaddeus Smith III (aka Pismo) on all the new tracks. Titles include "Tell It Like It Is", "Money", "Tell It Like It Is (DJ Spinna rmx)", "Rising Tide", and "Take Me Over". CD
(Promo copy, mark through barcode.)

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Helio Mendes e Seu ConjuntoHelio Mendes e Seu Conjunto (1965) ... CD
Discobertas (Brazil), 1965. New Copy ... $18.99
Sweetly easygoing instrumentals from pianist Helio Mendes – half dreamy and hypnotic, and half groovy and bossa! Much of it has a driving feel that reminds us bit of Ed Lincoln's albums around the same time – most of the instrumentation on these numbers is brassy and loud, with trumpets, guitar, and voices coming into the mix – but even the more laidback tunes here have a mesmerizing feel. Titles include great versions of "Arrastao", "Atire A Primeira Pedra", "Nana", "Garota Moderna", "Trem Das Onzes", "Preciso Aprender A Ser So", "Se Piangi De Ridi" and more. 12 tracks in all. CD

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✨✧ Emerson MeyersProvocative Electronics ... LP
Westminster Gold, Early 70s. Very Good ... $11.99
Great stuff from the early academic days of analogue electronics! Professor Emerson Meyers ran the electronic music library at the Catholic University of America – and despite the sanctimonius nature of his employers, this is some of the most unholy noise we've ever heard! Many of the tracks are dark and brooding, with loud blasts of sound, and strange off-beat washes of moog. The record's pretty darn compelling all the way through – and titles include "Moonlight Sound Pictures", "Chez Dentiste", "Rhythmus", "Fantasia For Organ & Tape", and "Fanfare & Raga for Bassoon & Tape". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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PoetsShe Blew A Good Thing/Out To Lunch ... 7-inch
Symbol, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $7.99
Classic 60's northern material by this lesser-known group who recorded for Sue's Symbol subsidiary. Juggy Murray produced the single, and it's got a good rolling catchy groove, with a hard sing-song chorus. Very nice stuff, and a beautiful loud original single! 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Rainbow label pressing.)

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✨✧ RaincoatsOdyshape ... CD
Geffen, 1981. Used ... $8.99
One of the great and most frustratingly obscure post punk albums of the early 80s – the still amazing Odyshape by The Raincoats – their second album and one that's too often discussed for who it influenced than for how great it is in its own light! Spare, scratchy guitar and keyboards, clattering bits of percussion, violin and hazy mood to spare – resonating emotionally in a way pulls us in each time. A should-be classic! Includes "Shouting Out Loud", "Family Treet", "Only Loved At Night", "Dancing In My Head", "Odyshape", "And Then It's OK", "Baby Song", "Red Shoes" and "Go Away". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Pete RugoloBrass In Hi Fi ... LP
Mercury, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $1.99
One of the excellent albums that Pete Rugolo made away from the company of Stan Kenton, for who he did most of his most famous work. Although the title says "brass", this isn't a loud swinging record in the Billy May sort of way. Instead, Rugolo arranges a haunting set of jazz tracks as showcases for players like Pete and Conte Candoli, Don Fagerquist, John Graas, and Frank Rosolino. The sound has that same dark edge that characterized his work with Kenton and with June Christy, and the track list includes "God Child", "Brass At Work", "Rose For David", and "All The Things You Are". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

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Pharoah SandersThembi ... LP
Impulse, 1971. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $19.99
Classic spiritual soul jazz from Pharoah – recorded with an all star lineup that includes Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, and Michael White. The album's got a strong influence from the members on the set – particularly Lonnie Liston Smith, who seems to bring in a very nicely soulful approach to a few of the numbers, and Michael White, whose spiritual consciousness is still a bit rough-hewn and personal at this point. The record oddly shifts mood from track to track – going from the mellow soul of "Astral Traveling", into the loud free jazz of "Red Black & Green", to the modal grooving of "Thembi", and into the spiritual joy of "Love" and "Bailophone Dance" – all of which makes for a really wonderful album, one of Pharoah's strongest statements of the time! LP, Vinyl record album
(Recent reissue on UME.)
Also available Thembi ... LP 22.99

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Pharoah SandersThembi ... LP
Impulse, 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Classic spiritual soul jazz from Pharoah – recorded with an all star lineup that includes Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, and Michael White. The album's got a strong influence from the members on the set – particularly Lonnie Liston Smith, who seems to bring in a very nicely soulful approach to a few of the numbers, and Michael White, whose spiritual consciousness is still a bit rough-hewn and personal at this point. The record oddly shifts mood from track to track – going from the mellow soul of "Astral Traveling", into the loud free jazz of "Red Black & Green", to the modal grooving of "Thembi", and into the spiritual joy of "Love" and "Bailophone Dance" – all of which makes for a really wonderful album, one of Pharoah's strongest statements of the time! LP, Vinyl record album
(In a nice heavy gatefold cover, too!)
Also available Thembi ... LP 19.99

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Cal TjaderMambo With Tjader ... LP
Fantasy, 1954. Very Good ... $11.99
Early Latin from the great Cal Tjader – proof that he had a wonderful ear for this sort of a groove, even when he was just getting started! The album's a killer batch of jazzy mambos all the way through – served up with hard-edged vibes from Cal, all nicely chromatic in tone – plus rhythm from a combo that includes Beny Velarde on timbales, Manuel Duran on piano, Carlos Duran on bass, and Edgard Rosales on conga. Tracks are short, but the mambo groove makes for plenty of nice jazz touches – and Cal's vibes ring out loud and clear with a tone that's almost bolder than in later years! Titles include "Lucero", "Autumn Leaves", "Tenderly", "Mamblues", "Cherry", "I'll Remember April", and "Bye Bye Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red vinyl pressing with deep groove. Cover has ringwear, aging, and yellowed tape on the seams and spine, with some marker on back.)

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Ben WebsterBen Webster At The Renaissance ... LP
Contemporary, 1960. Near Mint- ... $11.99
A previously unreleased live date from late in the career of Ben Webster – recorded at The Renaissance in Hollywood in 1960, but unissued until nearly 25 years later! The group features Jim Hall on guitar, Jimmy Rowles on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Butler on drums – and tracks are all longish, and live-feeling – with that sense of fragility that marked some of Webster's later recordings in this mode, and even further deepened the humanity in his tone. And while the recording quality is definitely "live" at times, Ben's tone comes through loud and clear – different than on some of the tighter Verve recordings of a few years before, but in a way that's really great. Titles include "Georgia On My Mind, "Caravan", "Stardust", and "Ole Miss Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(80s pressing.)
Also available Ben Webster At The Renaissance (with bonus tracks) ... CD 8.99

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Ben Webster & Jim HallBen Webster At The Renaissance (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Contemporary/OJC, 1960. Used ... $8.99
A previously unreleased live date from late in the career of Ben Webster – recorded at The Renaissance in Hollywood in 1960, but unissued until nearly 25 years later! The group features Jim Hall on guitar, Jimmy Rowles on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Frank Butler on drums – and tracks are all longish, and live-feeling – with that sense of fragility that marked some of Webster's later recordings in this mode, and even further deepened the humanity in his tone. And while the recording quality is definitely "live" at times, Ben's tone comes through loud and clear – different than on some of the tighter Verve recordings of a few years before, but in a way that's really great. Titles include "Georgia On My Mind, "Caravan", "Stardust", and "Ole Miss Blues". CD features 4 more bonus tracks – "Gone With The Wind", "What Is This Thing Called Love", "Mop Mop", and "Renaissance Blues". CD
Also available Ben Webster At The Renaissance ... LP 11.99

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VariousFunky 16 Corners ... LP
Stones Throw, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $18.99 19.99
One of the best funky compilations ever! The folks at Stones Throw Records – home of some of the most funk-inspired hip hop of the past decade – have dug through the crates to come up with this incredible batch of 19 tunes, all well-researched, nicely remastered, and offered up here on a 100% legit basis! But even more than that, the selection of music is incredible – killer funky tunes of the sort that you'd shell out plenty for on 45, moving way past the standard loud funk mode, into a hip realm of jazz-tinged expression, complicated enough for today's beatheads, yet straightforward enough to keep the groove going! Titles include "Fish Head" by Slim & The Soulful Saints, "The Dump" by Soul Vibrations, "What About You" by Co Real Artists, "The Kick" by The Rhythm Machine, "Kashmere" by Kashmere Stage Band, "Tighten Up Tighter" by Billy Ball & The Upsetters, "Beautiful Day" by Spider Harrison, "Southside Funk" by Soul Seven, "In The Rain" by The Wooden Glass with Billy Wooten, and "Go To Work" by Revolution Compared To What. LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousOptimisim/Reject – Punk & Post Punk Meets DIY Aesthetic 1977 to 1981 (4CD set) ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), Late 70s/Early 80s. New Copy 4 CDs ... $34.99
A huge document of one of our favorite moments in the UK scene – a time that paralleled the rise of punk, but which also produced a fair bit of music in a very different vibe – even though the artists were inspired by the same sort of energy! Most of the groups here are exploding with new ideas – some loud and raw, some subtle and witty – almost all recorded with an "anything goes" quality, which includes some great ears for studio experimentation, but in a very simple way – making the few familiar instruments often sound unusual, and doing great things for the offbeat vocals too. Some of the artists here rose to greater fame in different modes a few years later, some only flashed briefly during this wonderful stretch of time – and the whole thing has a very big book-style package, with many pages of notes that really tie the whole thing together! 105 tracks in all – with work by Nightmares In Wax, Young Marble Giant, Blurt, Tesco Bombers, Au Pairs, Eater, Alternative TV, Tights, Victim, Art Attacks, Tea Set, Raincoats, Fatal Microbes, Disco Zombies, The Shapes, Spizzoil, Josef K, The Membranes, Blancmange, Sisters Of Mercy, The Fall, Scritti Politti, John Cooper Clarke, Subway Sect, They Must Be Russians, The Higsons, Sad Lovers & Giants, 23 Skidoo, Vivien Goldman, Eyeless In Gaza, Mo-Dettes, Medium Medium, and many more! CD

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✨✧ Cab CallowayCotton Club Revue 1958 ... LP
Gone, 1958. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really unusual later album from Cab Calloway – a set recorded for the mostly R&B label Gone, and done in a style that update the Calloway sound from previous years at the Cotton Club! The overall presentation is strongly jazz-based – with arrangements by Eddie Barefield, who also conducts – and Calloway's still got that wonderful voice fully in place – that way of singing loud, clear, and with a sinister edge that was no doubt a big influence on later styles to come. Titles include "Sinful", "Sweeter Than Sweet", "Beginnin Of Sinnin", "Never Had It So Good", "Don't Worry Bout Me", and "Copper Colored Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a tiny bit of seam splitting on the top seam, and a small bit of tape on the spine, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Da LataSongs From The Tin ... LP
Palm (UK), 2000. Near Mint- 2LP ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Beautiful modern grooves from one of the best new Brazilian-oriented groups around! Da Lata features the talents of Smoke City's Chris Franck and the stellar London DJ Patrick Forge, one of the original partners of Gilles Peterson in the Talkin' Loud enterprise, and a key force in developing the Brazilian groove in the UK over the past decade. The pair have only ever issued a small amount of singles – most of which are now out of print – and have checked in with some of the best Brazilian-tinged remixes of the past few years, but this is their first-ever LP as a group, and it was well worth the wait! The record's one of the best attempts to update a Brazilian groove that we've ever heard – and thanks to solid vocals by Liliana Chacian and Oli Savill, the overall sound is still quite authentic. Titles include "Binti", "Cores", "O Mago E A Borboleta", "Rio Vida", and "Pra Manha". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Charles MingusMingus At Antibes ... CD
Atlantic, 1960. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A searing live set by Charles Mingus – a double-length performance recorded in Antibes during his classic years for Atlantic Records, but not issued by the label until many years later! The album's a great extrapolation of the sound that Mingus had forged on sessions for Columbia, Atlantic, and Candid – the latter label especially, as the tunes here are all quite long, and really put a lot of emphasis on the solo voices of the players in the group. Given that those players include Ted Curson on trumpet, Booker Ervin on tenor, and Eric Dolphy on alto sax, the sound here is proud and loud throughout – with plenty of fire from all three horns! Bud Powell makes a guest appearance on the set – and titles include "Prayer For Passive Resistance", "What Love", "I'll Remember April", "Folk Forms 1", and "Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Wes MontgomeryDown Here On The Ground ... LP
CTI/A&M, 1968. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Super-dope work from the great Wes Montgomery – set to excellent early CTI arrangements from Don Sebesky and Deodato! The groove is nice and airy – with Wes' guitar floating over the top, yet still present enough to ring out loud and clear on all the tightly plucked notes – and the arrangements are never constricting or confining, and instead have a very open vision that really lets Montgomery's sound soar! Herbie Hancock's on piano, and Mike Mainieri adds some nice touches on vibes – and the balance of sounds, tones, and colors is simply sublime. Titles include the amazing title cut "Down Here On The Ground" – the start of a whole new generation in jazz – plus "Wind Song", "The Fox", "Goin On To Detroit", "Up & At It", and "When I Look In Your Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing in a matte cover which has some wear.)

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✨✧ Oscar PetersonSound Of The Trio ... LP
Verve, 1961. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The sound of the trio is loud and clear on this set – captured before a very appreciative crowd at the London House in Chicago, and featuring Peterson at his inventive best! The tracks on the set stretch out longer than most of the group's studio sessions from the time, and the album's recorded in a great way that also includes Oscar's mumbling at the keys – that humming and grunting style that isn't always caught on record, but which adds a great deal of grit and humanity to the record – especially considering his fluid grace on the piano! As usual, Ray Brown is on bass and Ed Thigpen's on drums – and titles include "Tricotism", "On Green Dolphin Street", "Thag's Dance", and "Kadota's Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(MGM pressing.)

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✨✧ Pony Poindexter & Rene ThomasPony Poindexter & Rene Thomas At The Blue Note Paris 1964 ... CD
Gambit (Spain), 1964. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A great live date – and one that features the sublime saxophone talents of the amazing Pony Poindexter! Pony was one of those players who was fine in the US, but really started to open up on the European scene – and this rare live date from 1964 shows Poindexter stretching out wonderfully in the company of some players from Paris! The date's co-led with guitarist Rene Thomas, and features the great George Arvanitas on piano, plus alternating bass from Michel Gaudry and George Lucas, and drums from Jean Louis Vitale and Michel Delaporte. The sound's pretty good, although occasionally sometimes rough around the edges – but Pony's solos on alto and soprano sax come through loud and clear – on titles that include long takes of "Jive Samba", "All Blues", "Marmaduke", "Buzzy", "Big P", and "Bongo Bop". CD

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✨✧ Max RoachIt's Time ... LP
Impulse, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Stunning! This is a beautiful album that's one of Max Roach's most powerful recordings, and a record that's been the inspiration for countless other imitations over the years. Roach leads a group with Richard Williams, Clifford Jordan, and Mal Waldron – and they're matched with a vocal chorus led by Coleridge Perkinson, who also did the arrangements for Donald Byrd's classic "with voices" albums. Unlike those, though, this set's a damn angry bunch of compositions, and the chorus wails away in a loud screaming powerful mode that will blow away any of your preconceptions about the "with voices" mode. The group sings wordless vocals (except for one cut, which has Abbey Lincoln singing in the lead), and provides a searing backdrop of sound for the band's razor sharp playing. Every cut's a winner, and the whole thing's a masterpiece! Titles include "The Profit", "It's Time", and "Another Valley". LP, Vinyl record album
(Rainbow label stereo pressing, with Van Gelder/Stereo stamps and LW etch. Cover has a small cutout hole, but is nice overall.)

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✨✧ Johnny ThundersSo Alone ... LP
Real (UK), 1978. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The most legendary post-New York Dolls solo work by Johnny Thunders! Thunders is of the great rock guitar stylists of his time, messy as he was – the messiness is big part of the charm – but the biggest surprise on this album is the disarmingly beautiful title tune. Includes some great, loud, sloppy cover tunes as well, and it's we've come to love it over the years just as much the as the Dolls ouvre! It's his first and greatest solo album, and other tracks include "Pipeline", "Great Big Kiss", "Ask Me No Questions", "Subway Train", "Downtown", "London Boys", "Daddy Rollin' Stone" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited 200 gram vinyl reissue.)

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✨✧ Uncle TupeloAnodyne ... CD
Sire/Reprise, 1993. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Uncle Tupelo's excellent, unfussy, fairly timeless final album – with equally good songs written by Jay Farrar and Jeff Tweedy that sound great together even if it's pretty clear in retrospect that they were soon to split up for good. The difference between Uncle Tupelo's loud guitar ragers and folk and roots infused songcraft got a lot more seamless over their years as a band, and on Anodyne they tend to let their rootsier influences shine a little brighter without sacrificing the grit and muscle of the more electric material. This one notably features John Stirratt and Ken Coomer, soon to join Tweedy in Wilco. Includes "Slate", "Acuff-Rose", "The Long Cut", a cover of Doug Sahm's "Give Back The Key To My Heart" featuring Sahm himself on vocals, "Chickamauga", "Anodyne", "15 Keys", "High Water", "Steal The Crumbs" and more. CD
(Out of print first pressing.)

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✨✧ Uncle TupeloAnodyne (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Rhino/Sire, 1993. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Uncle Tupelo's excellent, unfussy, fairly timeless final album – with equally good songs written by Jay Farrar and Jeff Tweedy that sound great together even if it's pretty clear in retrospect that they were soon to split up for good. The difference between Uncle Tupelo's loud guitar ragers and folk and roots infused songcraft got a lot more seamless over their years as a band, and on Anodyne they tend to let their rootsier influences shine a little brighter without sacrificing the grit and muscle of the more electric material. This one notably features John Stirratt and Ken Coomer, soon to join Tweedy in Wilco. Includes "Slate", "Acuff-Rose", "The Long Cut", a cover of Doug Sahm's "Give Back The Key To My Heart" featuring Sahm himself on vocals, "Chickamauga", "Anodyne", "15 Keys", "High Water", "Steal The Crumbs" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Rhino 2020 Start Your Ear Off Right pressing. Brick & mortar exclusive!)

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✨✧ VariousBrunswick Singles Collection – Soul Groups ... CD
Brunswick/Ultra Vybe (Japan), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great group soul from the wonderful Brunswick Records – and a sweet selection that goes way beyond the hits and the bigger groups who recorded for the label! Sure, Brunswick is known for its big groups from Chicago – who were some of the best of their time – but the label also recorded a lot of up-and-comers who were totally great too – but who never got to put together a full album for the label! Lots of those groups are collected here – in a wonderful collection that's filled with soaring harmonies, deep soul leads, and some totally groovy arrangements that are in the best Brunswick ultra-hip style of the early 70s. Titles include "Chickens" by Complaments, "Purple Haze" by Johnny Jones & King Casuals, "Lonely Street" by The Admirations, "I'll Take You Just As You Come" by The Nialations, "Until You came Along" by The Visitors, "I Think I'll Cry Out Loud" by The Realistics, "The Sweetest Thing" by Channel 3, "Sing A Ling" by The Cooperettes, "Don't Fail Me Now" by The Symphonics, "A Strange Way" by The Loreleis, "Don't Take It Out On This World" by Adam's Apples, "Cowboys To Girls" by Jalynne Sound, "He's Got Your Number" by The Demures, and "Stay With Me Baby" by BW & The Next Edition. CD

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✨✧ VariousHeavy Loungin' ... CD
Fat City (Germany), 2000. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Another excellent mix of rare hip hop tracks from the folks at Fat City Recordings! The set's probably the hip hop-heaviest of all their compilations – and includes loads of great cuts that are either hard to find mixes, or out of print singles. Titles include "When I Flow" by Walkin Loud with Jeru, "Jimmy Hats" by Lone Catalyst, "Renaissance" by All Natural & Catalyst, "Jungle Punch" by Mike Zoot, "The Good Life" by Mr Live, "Try These" by Aboriginals featuring Abyss, "Through These Veins" by Funky Fresh Few with Afu Ra, and "Can It" by Flying Pupa with Natural Resource & Pumpkinhead. CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ James BrownIn The Jungle Groove – Expanded & Remastered ... CD
Polydor, Early 70s/1986. Used ... Out Of Stock
Massive – and one of the best James Brown compilations ever, filled with rare and unreleased material! This completely essential set features tracks pulled from James' best years ever – the mighty early 70s, when he was working with the JBs, and laying down tracks that would forever change the face of funk! The tunes on the album are right up there with the best work on classic albums like The Payback, Doin It To Death, Hot Pants, and any of the other killer Polydor funk albums by James – and most of them were pulled from sessions for those records, and brought together in this format for the first time in the late 80s. The centerpiece of the set is a 9 minute version of "Funky Drummer", and other highlights include new versions of "Give It Up Or Turn It Loose (remix)", "Soul Power (mono re-edit)", and "Talkin' Loud & Sayin' Nothin (remix)". The set's also got bonus beats of "Funky Drummer", a long single take of "Hot Pants (She Got To Use What She Got To Get What She Wants)" (8:42 minutes long!), and the nice rare track "I Got To Move" – previously unreleased, and nice and long! Plus, this new version features the previously unissued extended mix of "Blind Man Can See It". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Dam-FunkSTFU II ... CD
Glydezone, 2019. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic funk from Dam-Funk – full of heavy bassbits, sweet beats, and plenty of keyboards – all with that stripped-down sound that always helps us focus on the well-chosen elements in his music! The whole thing's instrumental – and relatively spare, but very fulfilling – as the man makes the most with the least, especially with the slowly-evolving bass-heavy moments in the set – more than enough to make the back end of your jeep leap from the speakers, and which should be packaged with a warning not to listen on headphones that are turned up too loud! Titles include "Deeper", "Ladera Heights", "On Code", "Hood Biz", "The Flow", and "Compos Mentis". CD
Also available STFU II ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ Grant GreenGreen Is Beautiful ... CD
Blue Note (Japan), 1970. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of Grant Green's best funky records for Blue Note! The group's cut from the same cloth as Lou Donaldson's great ones from this period – like Hot Dog or Say It Loud – with Idris Muhammad on drums, kicking up lots of those chunky funky breaks that we always love so much! Green's work on guitar is especially nice – stretched out, but never trippy, with a tight single note style that really gets the most out of the grooves. Neal Creque plays keyboards on the set, and contributed 2 tracks – "Windjammer" and "Dracula" – and the album also sports a great long version of James Brown's "Ain't It Funky Now", and a sweet cover of "A Day In The Life"! CD
(Part of the "Blue Note 80 – The 80 Works" series! Ultimate HQ CD pressing.)

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✨✧ Willis JacksonLegends Of Acid Jazz – Keep On A Blowin'/Thunderbird ... CD
Prestige/OJC, 1959/1962. Used ... Out Of Stock
Heavy tenor from Willis Jackson – two early 60s killers for Prestige, back to back on a single CD! First up is Keep On A Blowin – an album that has hard wailin' soul jazz solos by Brother Jack McDuff on organ and Wild Bill Jennings on guitar! Those two, plus Gator, make up the core of the combo that features additional backing by bass and drums, but you won't need to worry about the additional players, because the triple threat of tenor/organ/guitar will hold all your attention. Tracks are long, and as usual, the best ones are the originals, including "Blue Strollin", "A Smooth One", and "Keep On A Blowin". Thunderbird is a massive groover – and a set that rumbles as much as you might guess from the title! The album's got Willis Jackson blowing in a very open, loud tenor tone – working with an unusual group that features Freddie Roach on organ, and Wild Bill Jennings on guitar – the former a hip, smooth keyboardist, the latter a rougher, bluesier player – making for a really nice mix of modes! There's a deep soul jazz bottom throughout – and titles include "Thunderbird", "Oh Lady Be Good", "Back & Forth", and "California Sun". CD

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✨✧ LoveForever Changes (50th anniversary edition – 4CD/DVD/LP set) ... CD
Elektra, 1967. Used 4CD, DVD & LP set ... Out Of Stock
What can we say? This is one of the greatest albums of all time! The record's got a sound that's completely unique – as crack LA garage punk rock meets Hollywood baroque production, and the result is an amazing bit of loud guitar noise backed by strings and horns, all graced by the godlike vocals of the great Arthur Lee. Forever Changes is a milestone in rock – an incredibly bleak document about insanity, escape, and the coming revolution that never happened. Think of all the best moments of Wild In The Streets, Zabriske Point, and Invocation of My Demon Brother rolled into one – and you'll only have a tiny slice of the picture! A record that will haunt us until the day we die – filled with incredible songs like "Alone Again Or", "Old Man", "Daily Planet", "Red Telephone", and "Maybe The People Would Be The Times Or Between Clark & Hilldale". This fantastic package is the most comprehensive we've ever seen of the album – one that maybe even outdoes efforts like this for records by The Beach Boys or Velvet Underground! CD1 features the album in stereo, CD 2 features the album in mono, CD 3 features an obscure alternate mix, and CD4 features singles and outtakes – including "Wonder People (outtake)", "Alone Again Or (mono single)", "Laughing Stock", "Your Mind & We Belong Together (tracking session highlights)", "Wooly Bully (outtake)", "Hummingbirds (demo)", "A House Is Not A Motel (single)", "Red Telephone (tracking session)", "Live & Let Live (backing track)", "Andmoreagain (alt electric backing track)", and "A House is Not A Motel (backing track)". Also comes with a DVD that features 24/96 remaster of the album – and a rare promo film from 1968! Also includes the album on 180 gram vinyl. And includes a booklet with liner notes, including track by track notes by author Ted Olson. CD
(50th anniversary numbered limited edition pressing – still sealed in the original shrink with hype sticker and backing sheet!)
Also available Forever Changes ... LP 19.99

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✨✧ Mitch Ryder & The Detroit WheelsBreakout ... LP
New Voice, Late 60s. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Blue-eyed soul from the legendary Mitch Ryder – and pretty darn gritty at that – steeped in styles borrowed from Memphis and Muscle Shoals, and given a bit of a color-blind twist on the Detroit scene of the late 60s! Mitch clearly loves the motor city sound of the 60s, but also takes things to farther points south, too – using elements that would be right at home on Stax or Atlantic Records, and coming up with a crossover sound that had his recorded almost ending up in more soul collections over the years than rock ones! Production is by pop maestro Bob Crewe, but it's surprisingly unadorned compared to some of Crewe's other work of the time – and the album bristles with sock-soul instrumentation from the Detroit Wheels, and loud, proud vocals from Mitch. There's a bit of garaey guitars in the mix, too – making for a mighty nice hybrid of styles – and titles include "Shakin With Linda", "You Get Your Kicks", "Any Day Now", "I Need Help", "Little Latin Lupe Lu", "Walkin The Dog", "I Had It Made", and the classic "Breakout". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo pressing. Labels have some light stains. Cover has a cut corner, some edge wear, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Pharoah SandersThembi ... CD
Impulse, 1971. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Classic spiritual soul jazz from Pharoah – recorded with an all star lineup that includes Lonnie Liston Smith, Cecil McBee, Roy Haynes, and Michael White. The album's got a strong influence from the members on the set – particularly Lonnie Liston Smith, who seems to bring in a very nicely soulful approach to a few of the numbers, and Michael White, whose spiritual consciousness is still a bit rough-hewn and personal at this point. The record oddly shifts mood from track to track – going from the mellow soul of "Astral Traveling", into the loud free jazz of "Red Black & Green", to the modal grooving of "Thembi", and into the spiritual joy of "Love" and "Bailophone Dance" – all of which makes for a really wonderful album, one of Pharoah's strongest statements of the time! CD
Also available
Thembi ... LP 19.99
Thembi ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ SouliveGet Down ... CD
Velour, 1999. Used ... Out Of Stock
Hard jamming jazz funk from the always-great Soulive – recording here in their original trio format – nicely stripped down into a stone-heavy groove of organ, drums, and guitar! The tracks are really great – with both an approach to the music and style of production that recall the legendary Prestige Records jazz funk sides of the early 70s, including work by Ivan Boogaloo Joe Jones and Melvin Sparks, both of whom were quite an influence on the group! 7 tracks in all – all nice, long, loud, and funky – with titles that include "So Life", "Uncle Junior", "Rudy's Way", "Turn It Out", "Brother Soul", and "Right On". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ T RexElectric Warrior ... LP
Reprise, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
The early 70s glam masterpiece from T Rex – setting the standard for the sounds to come – and pop landmark status aside, it's probably the best album Bolan, Mickey Finn and the group ever cut! On Electric Warrior, T Rex resurrects the primitive spirit of the seediest rock of their predecessors, with a sound that's loud and anthemic. They hide sax, fluegelhorn and classical-styled strings under loud guitars, making this some of prettiest sleaze of the 70s! Classic! Includes the classics "Jeepster", "Bang A Gong (Get It On)", "Life's A Gas", "Monolith", "Planet Queen, "Girl" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(White label stereo promo. Cover has some surface wear and edge wear.)

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✨✧ Terri WalkerLOVE ... CD
Mercury (UK), 2005. Used ... Out Of Stock
A bold step forward for British soul in the 21st century – and the smash second album from the great Terri Walker! Terri's got a sound that's loud, proud, and completely in the pocket – emerging here with a fully-formed groove that should not only please the fans of underground soul who dug her first album, but which should also push her out into new audiences very strongly! There's a punctuated quality to the production on the set that almost seems to further enforce the power of Terri's great voice – a snapping sort of rhythm that really pushes the whole thing over the top. Titles include "What The Hell", "Hurt By Love", "LOVE", "Whoopsie Daisy", "The Woman You Want", "Feel Love", "The One That Got Away", and "Star". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousFunk Soul Sisters Presented by SuperFunk – Classic & Rare Female Funk ... CD
BGP (UK), 1960s/1970s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Funky female soul galore – a killer set of rare tunes that's one of the best sets of this type we've ever stocked! The SuperFunk crew at BGP have gone through the rich array of labels handled by the company – pulling out some massive tunes that really push our understanding of female soul – taking things way past the obvious hits and girl group numbers, into hard and heavy-stepping territory that we really love! Most of the tunes on the set are completely new to our ears, and there's a great mix of northern and southern funk styles that keeps things super-fresh. Drums crackle, basslines pound, and the gals belt it out loud, clear, and funky on a set of 20 tracks that includes "Tell Me What's Wrong" by Lynn Varnado, "Listen Here" by Valorie Keys, "Know What To Do When You Get It" by The Genies, "Heavy Heavy Hangs My Heart" by Vera Hamilton, "Better Get A Move On" by Louise McCord, "Pounds Of Soul" by Betty Bibbs, "Ooh Wee Baby" by Delilah Moore, "Sunshine Of Your Love" by Spanky Wilson, "Staying At Home Like A Woman" by Lynn Varnado, "Hold On This Time" by Fontella Bass, "Mr Fix It" by Thelma Jones, "I'm Glad I Got Over You" by Jeanette Jones, "One Way Street" by Little Ann, and "It's Too Late For Tears" by Rene Bailey. CD

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✨✧ VariousMello Jello Vol 1 – For Mello Muffins ... CD
Skinups, Late 50s/1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Nothing mello about this sweet little set – because the tunes are loud, nasty, and filled with plenty of sharp edges! The collection really trawls around the bottom side of the indie rocking spectrum of the late 50s and early 60s – digging through the dirt to come up with some incredibly raunchy tunes that run the gamut from rockabilly to novelty rock to instrumental R&B – and lots of other styles in between! There's a sound here that's as playful as the cover image and the title – and the CD features 17 tracks that include "Sour Biscuits" by Wes Dakus, "Dearest Darling" by Marv Blihovde, "Shakin All Over" by Tommy Bruce, "Crazy Chemists" by Doc Bagby, "Have Love Will Travel" by The Imperialists, "Knock On Wood" by The Rivieres, "Janie Made A Mistake" by The Fabulous Five, "Goodbye Bo" by The Royal Playboys, and "Ghost Satellite" by Bob & Jerry. CD

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✨✧ James BrownJames Brown – Live At Home With His Bad Self ... CD
Polydor, 1969. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A rare lost treasure from James Brown – the full, unedited version of a live concert that was cut up and butchered for the Sex Machine album – presented here for the first time ever, with a huge amount of never-issued tunes! Sex Machine was one of those "fake" concert albums from James – some original live recordings, other studio tracks tricked out – and put together in a way that never really made much sense. This set is something completely different altogether – a James Brown concert from start to finish, complete with some wickedly sharp patter from the stage – and long tunes that really show his group hitting on all burners! The lineup of musicians include three drummers at once – Clyde Stubblefield, Jabo Stars, and Melvin Parker – alongside Fred Wesley on trombone, Maceo Parker on alto, Jimmy Nolen on guitar, and Charles Sherrell on bass. James himself plays a bit of organ at instrumental moments – and tracks include the never-released "Lowdown Popcorn", "World", "Spinning Wheel", "Try Me", "I Got The Feelin/Lickin Stick Lickin Stick", and "Give It Up Or Turnit A Loose" – next to versions of "There Was A Time", "Say It Loud", "I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing", "Mother Popcorn", and "I Can't Stand Myself". CD
Also available James Brown – Live At Home With His Bad Self ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Calvin Cool & The Surf KnobsSurfer's Beat ... CD
Acid Symposium (Greece), Early 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Obscure and pulpy surf rock instrumentals with some surprisingly searing guitar sound from Calvin Cool & The Surf Knobs – with a bigger sound than the typical period exploitation quickie! Surfer's Beat is heavy with bleating sax, piano, organ and hard hitting drums underneath the guitars. What really makes this weird little record a joy is that guitar tone – a razor sharp, loud one that's clearly modeled after Link Wray's scary works of genius – but the chops on display all around are pretty meaty. Who knows what secret crew of session wizards are really behind the curtain? Titles include run of staples and some lesser known nuggets alike – "Surf City", "Hang Ten", "Fog Horn", "Cannon Ball Wipeout", "Surfer's Beat", "The South Bay", "Surf Bunnies", "El Tecolate", Way To Do It", "Beach Bash" and more. CD

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✨✧ RaincoatsOdyshape (180 gram blue marble vinyl pressing) ... LP
Rough Trade/We Three, 1981. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest and most frustratingly obscure post punk albums of the early 80s – the still amazing Odyshape by The Raincoats – their second album and one that's too often discussed for who it influenced than for how great it is in its own light! Spare, scratchy guitar and keyboards, clattering bits of percussion, violin and hazy mood to spare – resonating emotionally in a way pulls us in each time. A should-be classic! Includes "Shouting Out Loud", "Family Treet", "Only Loved At Night", "Dancing In My Head", "Odyshape", "And Then It's OK", "Baby Song", "Red Shoes" and "Go Away". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 – on blue marble heavyweight vinyl and with download!)
Also available Odyshape ... CD 8.99

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✨✧ Clear LightClear Light ... LP
Elektra, 1967. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
One of the great lost psych albums on late 60s Elektra Records – a set that's maybe got enough power and majesty to stand next to contemporaneous label releases by Love and The Doors! Like both of those groups, Clear Light have a vision here that's completely their own – a sound that steps out immediately to let you know that they're not just another copycat combo from the garage underground, and instead have this vivid new message that demands to be heard – unabashedly forward in its conception, and with a surprisingly sinister edge – yet all without any sense of being too full of itself either! Production is by Paul Rothschild, and is as superb as his best Elektra work of the period – and titles include "Black Roses", "With All In Mind", "The Ballad Of Freddie & Larry", "Sand", and "Night Sounds Loud". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ OmarMan ... CD
Freestyle (UK), 2013. Used ... Out Of Stock
A killer set from Omar – an artist we've loved right from the start, and someone who's never ever let us down! The record's got a great lean feel – almost a return to the modes that Omar first released on his classic material for Talking Loud – that tight, no-nonsense approach to soul that really blows away most of the competition by showing that a heck of a lot can be done with just a little! Omar's vocals are very firmly in the lead – serving up positive, thoughtful lyrics that show why his work has always gone far beyond any mainstream cliches in R&B – and which continue to mark the man as one of the most powerful forces in the underground. The set's got guest work from Scratch Professor, Caron Wheeler, and a few others – but honestly, Omar's the Man who's really got us paying attention all the way through! Titles include "I Can Listen", "The Man", "Simplify", "I Love Being With You", "High Heels", "When You Touch We Touch", "There's Nothing Like This", and "F*ck War Make Love". CD
 
 
 



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