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Damon Locks & Black Monument EnsembleWhere Future Unfolds ... CD
International Anthem, 2019. New Copy ... $10.99 11.99
An amazing record from Chicago musician/artist Damon Locks – maybe the album he's been waiting his entire life to make – and the first to really bring together the mighty sum of his many talents! The material was recorded live in performance at Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory – at an event that also included a group of singers and dancers to augment the musical performance – in a setting that gives Damon's majestic vision the proper setting it really deserves! Locks himself moves between electronics and vocal performances – in a core instrumental group that's heavy on drums and percussion from Dana Hall, clarinets from Angel Bat Dawid, and more percussion from Arif Smith – making music that's even more beautiful when the singers come into the mix, and take the energy to the sky with a very cosmic, righteous vibe. Locks has given us a glimpse of his vision in artwork, music, and writings over the years – but this time around, it feels like we're seeing the full scope at once – with more power and meaning than ever before. Titles include "Solar Power", "Rebuild A Nation", "Which I Believe It Will", "The Colors That You Bring", "The Future", "From A Spark To A Fire", "Black Monument Theme", and "Sounds Like Now". CD
Also available Where Future Unfolds ... LP 20.99

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✨✧ Damon Locks & Black Monument EnsembleWhere Future Unfolds ... LP
International Anthem, 2019. New Copy Gatefold ... $20.99 21.99
An amazing record from Chicago musician/artist Damon Locks – maybe the album he's been waiting his entire life to make – and the first to really bring together the mighty sum of his many talents! The material was recorded live in performance at Chicago's Garfield Park Conservatory – at an event that also included a group of singers and dancers to augment the musical performance – in a setting that gives Damon's majestic vision the proper setting it really deserves! Locks himself moves between electronics and vocal performances – in a core instrumental group that's heavy on drums and percussion from Dana Hall, clarinets from Angel Bat Dawid, and more percussion from Arif Smith – making music that's even more beautiful when the singers come into the mix, and take the energy to the sky with a very cosmic, righteous vibe. Locks has given us a glimpse of his vision in artwork, music, and writings over the years – but this time around, it feels like we're seeing the full scope at once – with more power and meaning than ever before. Titles include "Solar Power", "Rebuild A Nation", "Which I Believe It Will", "The Colors That You Bring", "The Future", "From A Spark To A Fire", "Black Monument Theme", and "Sounds Like Now". LP, Vinyl record album
(Beautiful vinyl edition – with bonus artwork inserts!)
Also available Where Future Unfolds ... CD 10.99

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Vidna ObmanaMemories Compiled 1 – Monument Of Empty Colours/Gathering In Frozen Beauty ... CD
Relic, 1988/1989. Used 2 CDs ... $5.99
... CD

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ZiorBefore My Eyes Go Blind – The Complete Recordings (Zior/Every Inch A Man/First Monument/Spirit Of The Gods) (4CD set) ... CD
Grapefruit (UK), Early 70s. New Copy 4CD ... $29.99
The overlooked legacy of Zior – a group who sprang into being with a strong Satanist side to their act, but who also have a hell of a strong sound that should have gotten bigger notice at the time! Zior often used demonic references and unusual costumes and sets on stage – but at the core, they're hard rock heavyweights – with a sound to rival the best of the bigger world of Black Sabbath and beyond! Lead singer Keith Bonsor delivers the lyrics with raw power and a nicely sinister edge – and the tunes are tight, focused, and moving forward with a great sense of drive, and no cliche at all – even when the devil rears his ugly head. The set features their three 70s albums – Zior, Every Inch A Man, and The First Monument – plus a bonus later reunion set, Spirit Of The Gods – all in a great box set with a big booklet of notes. CD

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✨✧ Joe SimonMonument Of Soul ... CD
RPM/Monument (UK), Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the best collections of work by Joe Simon we've ever seen – a well-done 26 track set that really pulls together the best cuts from his years at Sound Stage Seven! Joe was unusual in that he was a country singer working out of Nashville, not Memphis, at the end of the 60s – but Joe used this fact to his advantage, picking up some country touches that were often ignored by other artists, but not the audiences in the south, who were often taking equal parts country and soul in their diet. The set features most of Joe's best singles from the late 60s and very early 70s – all wrapped up in a great set of notes, with tracks that include "Long Hot Summer", "The Chokin Kind", "It's Hard To Get Along", "Moon Walk (parts 1 & 2)", "Yours Love", "Farther On Down The Road", "That's The Way I Want Our Love", "The Girl's Alright With Me", "No Sad Songs", "Come On & Get It", "Message From Maria", and "Travellin Man". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Tony Joe WhiteSwamp Music – Monument Rarities (3LP – 180 gram pressing) ... LP
Monument/Run Out Groove, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 3LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic work from one of the coolest cats to ever cut a record – the amazing Tony Joe White – a southern singer with a rockish approach, but one that was equally drenched in funk and soul as well! Tony cut some key albums for Monument Records at the end of the 60s and start of the 70s – every one of which is a classic – but he also worked hard in the studios to achieve his fantastically sharp sound, and left behind a lot of unreleased material that's every bit as great as his albums for Monument too! This 3LP set is the first time that many of these cuts are issued on vinyl – alternate mixes and unreleased tracks that first saw the light of day on the now-deleted Tony Joe White box set – long-overdue in this funky format. Titles include "Ten More Miles To Louisiana", "Let The Party Roll On", "Boom Boom (long)", "I Protest", "A Man Can Only Stand Just So Much Pain", "Toil & Trouble (early version)", "It's Not What You Got It's How You Use It (alt take)", "Prison Song", "Tobacco Road/Dead End Street", "Ballad of Hollis Brown", "Mississippi Delta", "Hey Jude", "I Can't Stand It", and "Gospel Singer". LP, Vinyl record album
(Run Out Groove exclusive. Pressing quantity based on pre-release demand – extremely limited and individually numbered!)
 
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✨✧ Wayne CarsonLife Lines ... LP
Monument, 1972. Very Good+ ... $8.99
A nice little country rock set from Wayne Carson – done in that excellent early 70s Monument style that's sometimes overlooked these days, but which really opened a lot of doors back in the day! Titles include "Tulsa", "Laurel Canyon", "No Love At All", "A Table For Two For One", "Good People", "Soul Deep", and "All Night Feeling". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Ronnie HawkinsGiant Of Rock N Roll ... LP
Monument, 1974. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Great later work from Ronnie Hawkins – the man who first gave The Band their start! This set was recorded in Nshville, and has a nice sort of Monument vibe – on titles that include "High Blood Pressure", "Kinky", "Lonesome Town", "Dream Lover", "Bo Diddley", and "Home From The Forest". LP, Vinyl record album
(Promo pressing, with promo track list sticker on the front.)

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✨✧ Kris KristoffersonJesus Was A Capricorn ... LP
Monument, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $3.99
... LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Dolly PartonIn The Beginning ... LP
Monument, 1978. Very Good+ ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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Tupper SaussySaid I To Shostakovitch ... LP
Monument, 1964. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has edge wear and bumped corners.)

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Arthur SmithBattling Banjos ... LP
Monument, 1973. Near Mint- ... $0.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a Demonstation stamp.)

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Tony Joe WhiteBlack & White ... LP
Monument, 1969. Very Good ... $14.99
Damn soulful work from Tony Joe White – exactly the kind of set that shows why he was so great at skirting both the borders of rock and soul music at the end of the 60s! There's a really fresh, new groove going on here – a vibe that shows an artist who's spent a decade drawing in all the best elements of Memphis and Muscle Shoals, with a slight touch of Nashville country at times too (no surprise, given the Monuments Records release of the set) – but also a more biting singer/songwriter ethos that really pushes the whole thing out to a much bigger rockish vibe! Drums are amazing – played by Jerry Carrigan with an especially funky quality on side one – and the tunes are a mix of great originals by White – many of which would be covered by others in years to come – plus some well-chosen covers, too. Tracks include "Soul Francisco", "Willie & Laura Mae Jones", "Polk Salad Annie", "Aspen Colorado", "Who's Makin Love", and "Scratch My Back". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some edge wear.)

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✨✧ Carioca/Orchesta GuanabaraRio ... LP
RGE/Monument, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great bossa tunes from RGE records in Brazil – issued here in the US! LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo.)

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✨✧ Kris KristoffersonBorder Lord ... LP
Monument, 1972. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the insert.)

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✨✧ Kris KristoffersonMe & Bobby McGee (aka Kristofferson) ... CD
Monument/Legacy, 1970. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Kris had been around Nashville for a while as a songwriter, but it wasn't until 1970 that people managed to get him to make a record of his own versions of his songs. Country with a touch of Leonard Cohen, Dylan, etc. With "Me & Bobby McGee", and "Sunday Mornin Comin Down". CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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✨✧ Kris KristoffersonSilver Tongued Devil & I ... LP
Monument, 1970. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Kris's second album for Monument with some of his best ever songcraft, delivered in that charismatic laidback drawl – it's perfect song after perfect song on this one! One of the most adaptable songwriting heavies of his time, Kris's own recordings always showed just how much of his own soul and spirit are in them, with a laconic charm even when strings, piano and backing vocals elevate the the arrangements a bit – and this one's got some his best ever. Includes the title track, "Jody And The Kid", "Billy Dee", "Good Christian Soldier", "Loving Her Was Easier", "The Taker", "When I Loved Her", "The Pilgrim-Chapter 33" and "Epitaph (Black And Blue)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and some sticker residue.)

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✨✧ Roy OrbisonAll Time Greatest Hits Of Roy Orbison (Gold CD pressing) ... CD
Monument/DCC, 1960s. Used ... Out Of Stock
Titles include "Candy Man", "Only The Lonely", "Running Scared", "Love Hurts", "Leah", "In Dreams", "Uptown", "Mean Woman Blues", "Pretty Paper", "Oh Pretty Woman", and lots lots more! CD
(Out of print, gold CD pressing, remastered by Steve Hoffman! Original case has a 2" hairline crack on the back and slipcase has light edgewear but overall this is a really nice copy.)

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✨✧ Eddie RussSee The Light ... LP
Monument/Soul Brother (UK), 1976. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
A beautiful album of spacey jazz funk! Eddie Russ was a 70s keyboard genius – right up there with Lonnie Liston Smith and Herbie Hancock in our book, although he never reached the fame of either of those players. This album's one of Eddie's best – and it's got a smoothly produced soul jazz sound that's almost a takeoff on the style of Smith's excellent records for Flying Dutchman – but a bit cooler overall, and with a great feel that links back to Russ' years in the Detroit scene. Tracks are uptempo and jazzy, with a strongly soulful vibe that features lots of electric keyboard work over the top of fast dancing rhythms. A few cuts have sweet female soul backup vocals, and additional instrumentation includes trumpet, sax, and guitar. Tracks include "Zaius", "Salem Avenue", "Poko Nose", and "See The Light". LP, Vinyl record album
 
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Jorge BenBen ... CD
Philips (Brazil), 1972. Used ... $6.99
A stunner of a record from the mighty Jorge Ben – and a record that catapulted the Brazilian singer to international fame at the time! Ben had already been making magic for almost a decade down in Brazil – and his compositions and grooves left an undeniable impact on the scene in the post-bossa years – but this album has Jorge really emerging as the global soul star he was destined to be – from his powerful stare on the cover, right down to the grit in the grooves! The sound here is a refinement of the samba soul mode that Ben had been brewing up from the late 60s onward – a skittish mix of older samba elements, American soul, and some slight fuller production that really comes into its own here – mixing all the acoustic elements at the core with just a slight electric flourish, but never losing its edge in the process – all to provide Jorge with a sublime backdrop for his really amazing vocals. The set's a monument in funky Brazilian soul – and it includes the huge hit "Taj Mahal", which still sounds great, even after all these years – plus loads of other gems that include "O Circo Chegou", "Domingo 23", "Fio Maravilha", "Paz E Arroz", "Morre O Burro Fico O Homem", and "Que Nega E Essa". A gem all the way through – and a record we'd never part with! CD
(Out of print Brazilian pressing.)

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Jorge BenBen (LP sleeve edition) ... CD
Philips/Dusty Groove, 1972. New Copy ... $5.99 18.98
A stunner of a record from the mighty Jorge Ben – and a record that catapulted the Brazilian singer to international fame at the time! Ben had already been making magic for almost a decade down in Brazil – and his compositions and grooves left an undeniable impact on the scene in the post-bossa years – but this album has Jorge really emerging as the global soul star he was destined to be – from his powerful stare on the cover, right down to the grit in the grooves! The sound here is a refinement of the samba soul mode that Ben had been brewing up from the late 60s onward – a skittish mix of older samba elements, American soul, and some slight fuller production that really comes into its own here – mixing all the acoustic elements at the core with just a slight electric flourish, but never losing its edge in the process – all to provide Jorge with a sublime backdrop for his really amazing vocals. The set's a monument in funky Brazilian soul – and it includes the huge hit "Taj Mahal", which still sounds great, even after all these years – plus loads of other gems that include "O Circo Chegou", "Domingo 23", "Fio Maravilha", "Paz E Arroz", "Morre O Burro Fico O Homem", and "Que Nega E Essa". A gem all the way through – and a record we'd never part with! CD
(Limited edition of 2000 copies – in a nice LP-styled sleeve!)

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✨✧ Lee FriedlanderPrayer Pilgrimage For Freedom (hardcover) ... Book
Eakins, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 45.00
Legendary photographer Lee Friedlander documents a key early moment of pride in the struggle for Civil Rights – the 1957 Prayer Pilgrimage to Washington, which was kind of the precursor for later 60s events led by Martin Luther King in our nation's capital! Friedlander here is more of a journalistic photographer than the artistic talent that would emerge more strongly in the 60s – but his eye is still fantastic, as he captures the crowds, and the speakers on the podium at this great event in front of the Lincoln Monument. The book is hardcover, 58 pages, and features beautifully-reproduced black and white photographs. Book

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James William GuercioElectra Glide In Blue ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $9.99
An amazing little soundtrack from James William Guercio – music composed for his only cinematic effort as a director – for a film that features Robert Blake as a Native American cop! The score is heavy on jazzy horns with an undercurrent of funk – very similar to Guercio's best modes working with the group Chicago in the early days, and his productions for Blood Sweat & Tears! The depth of the music is quite a surprise – as we never new that James had this ability on his own – and it's recorded with that crystal clear quality that made him a revolutionary talent in the studio, too. Some numbers have a tight cop show sort of funk, while others have an expansive sound that's a nice contrast – and in addition to instrumental tunes "Free From The Devil", "The Chase", "Prelude", "Monument Valley", "Overture", and "Jolene's Dance" – the set also features "Most Of All" by The Marcels, "Meadow Mountain Top" by Mark Spoelstra, and "Tell Me" by Terry Keith of Chicago. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has a cut corner.)

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SylviaPillow Talk ... LP
Vibration, 1973. Very Good ... $12.99
Wonderful stuff from Sylvia Robinson – the singer who scored big as a youngster in the Mickey & Sylvia group, and who later became the den mother of hip hop with her Sugar Hill label. This set was recorded during the time that Sylvia had a very successful run with her New Jersey group of soul labels like All Platinum and Stang – and it's a monument to her breathy sexy style, and is probably one of the raunchiest records to hit the top of the charts in the early 70s. The hit single "Pillow Talk" was bedroom fodder for couples all over the world – but the whole record's pretty darn nice, and equally sexy! Features the great "Didn't I", a slinky groover with a good sample riff – plus "Give It Up In Vain", "Had Any Lately", and "My Thing". LP, Vinyl record album

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Tony Joe WhiteThat On The Road Look – Live (white vinyl) (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP
Warner/Real Gone, Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $41.99
Really great material from Tony Joe White – a never-issued live album recorded during his early 70s stretch at Warner Brothers – done with a raw, stripped-down vibe that offers up an even grittier take on the territory of his early albums for Monument Records! The group is pretty small on the set, and Tony's mostly playing acoustic guitar – and singing in a way that's every bit as earthy and swampy as before, but much more personal too – kind of like we're getting a chance to see a side of his personality that he'd sometimes keep hidden. Titles include "Mississippi River", "Rainy Night In Georgia", "Roosevelt & Ira Lee", "That On The Road Look", "My Kind Of Woman", "Willie & Laura Mae Jones", and a 10 minute take on "Polk Salad Annie". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition white vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Tony Joe WhiteThat On The Road Look – Live ... CD
Warner/Real Gone, Early 70s. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Really great material from Tony Joe White – a never-issued live album recorded during his early 70s stretch at Warner Brothers – done with a raw, stripped-down vibe that offers up an even grittier take on the territory of his early albums for Monument Records! The group is pretty small on the set, and Tony's mostly playing acoustic guitar – and singing in a way that's every bit as earthy and swampy as before, but much more personal too – kind of like we're getting a chance to see a side of his personality that he'd sometimes keep hidden. Titles include "Mississippi River", "Rainy Night In Georgia", "Roosevelt & Ira Lee", "That On The Road Look", "My Kind Of Woman", "Willie & Laura Mae Jones", and a 10 minute take on "Polk Salad Annie". CD
Also available That On The Road Look – Live (white vinyl) (2019 Black Friday Release) ... LP 41.99

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✨✧ Whit Dickey & The Tao QuartetsPeace Planet/Box Of Light ... CD
Aum Fidelity, 2019. New Copy 2CDs ... Out Of Stock
Drummer Whit Dickey works here in two different quartets – both with strong work from Rob Brown on alto sax, but also with very different sounds – given the lineup of each group! The first quartet is on the Peace Planet half of the record – an amazing combo with Matthew Shipp on piano and William Parker on bass – both really reignited in recent years, and sounding tremendous with their longstanding sense of interplay – almost a unit in itself, but cut through with sharper lines from Brown's alto, and given an unusual sense of pulse by Dickey's drums! A different group plays on the Box Of Light half of the record, with a very different vibe – as the lineup features Steve Swell on trombone and Michael Bisio on bass – both musicians whose approach really changes things up. Swell's horn really competes with Brown's upfront, and Bisio's bass is maybe a bit more elliptical than Parker – very open and up and down the scale, in a way that seems to push Dickey's drums as well. Peace Planet titles include "Ancient Monument", "Suite For DSW", "Blossom Time", and "Seventh Sun" – and Box Of Light titles include "Eye Opener", "Ethereality", "Rotation Steps", and "Jungle Suite". CD

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✨✧ Willie NelsonNashville Was The Roughest – 1964 to 1972 (8CD set) ... CD
RCA/Bear Family (Germany), 1960s/Early 70s. Used 8CDs ... Out Of Stock
Seminal sounds from the great Willie Nelson – and a full collection of all the work that set him onto the path of his later outlaw years fame! The Nelson heard here is a man really finding himself – moving past some earlier roles as a songwriter for others, and some early forays with jazz – into a mode that's definitely country, but which has a heck of a lot more going on too – a wit and wisdom that's maybe even more compelling here, as Willie's still a clean-shaven guy without any cowboy image – and comes across in this philosophical way that's both a surprise for his cleaner-cut image, and the regular RCA country material of the time. The box is overflowing with greatness – 8CDs, and a huge amount of tracks that include all of Willie's RCA work of the period, plus sessions for Monument Records in 1964 – all bundled up with the usual sort of Bear Family booklet that offers a deep look at his career, along with notes on all the sessions too! CD
(Box has light wear in one corner, but this is a great copy overall.)

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✨✧ TortoiseBeacons Of Ancestorship ... LP
Thrill Jockey, 2009. Near Mint- Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A nice, diverse display of avant instrumental soundscapes from Tortoise – who sound as unpredictable and vital as they have in years on Beacons Of Ancesorship! All the descriptions of how groundbreaking Tortoise was in the earlier years, and forward looking they've remained throughout their career is all fine and good (and true) – but in the decade and a half of accolades, it isn't often discussed how flat out fun the group is at its best – and that's what we love about this record. Here they blend dynamics built from Krautrock and elastic proggy influences, electronic experimentalism, dubby bass, hypnotic soundtracky vibes, and even a little bit of raw, rugged punk into an overall approach that's Tortoise through and through. Their best since Standards, to say the least, and up there with their best work. Titles include "High Class Slim Came Floatin In", "Prepare Your Coffin", "Northern Something", "Gigantes", "Penumbra", "Yinxianghechechengqi", "The Fall Of The Seven Diamonds Plus One", "Minors", Monument Six Thousand One Hundred", "De Chelly" and "Charteroak Foundation". LP, Vinyl record album
(180 gram vinyl, including the printed inner sleeve and download card.)
 
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MF Grimm & Drasar MonumentalGood Morning Vietnam 2 – The Golden Triangle ... LP
Vendetta Vinyl, 2013. New Copy ... $20.99 24.98
A second wake up call from rhymer MF Grimm and beatsmith Draser Monumental – as tough and invigorating as the preceding EP, fleshed out a bit with a longer running time, and it still leaves us wanting more! Sharp, focused rhymes, insistent beats, exciting and energetic use of samples – like we don't hear so often in post millenium hip hop. Solid stuff! Bring on volume 3! Includes "The Bear", "20%", "Khun Sa", "The Golden Triangle", "Caged Bird", "Check 'Em", "Economic Deprivation", "Percy Carey", "Saga", "What Went Wrong" and "Burning Daylight" (4U & Me)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Out of print! Last copies!!)

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MF Grimm & Drasar MonumentalGood Morning Vietnam 3 – The Phoenix Program ... LP
Vendetta Vinyl, 2015. New Copy ... $20.99
The final entry in the Good Morning Vietnam trilogy from veteran underground rhymer/writer MF Grimm and producer Drasar Monumental – perhaps the rawest and hardest hitting of the three! The smart, dexterous rhymes are laced with wartime imagery and backed by thematic samples throughout, always walking the fineline between hypnotic heaviness and sensory overload. It's a delicate balance – and they make it work strongly once again on this closing entry in the series –always with enough jazzy funk and cracking soul in the beats to keep your heads nodding, even in the heaviest moments. Includes "Birth Of Violence", "Rhymes Against Humanity", "Songs Of The Winter Soldier", "Economics", "One Bullet Away, Two Steps From Home", "Dust To Dust", "Family Birthday", "Harmonics", "Chain Letter", "For Those That Want To Label Us", "Glaciers Of Icex", "Hand Up To Heaven, Feet Firm In Hell" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Out of print! Last copies!)

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✨✧ Ayatollah & Drasar MonumentalBox Cutter Brothers – Vocal Version ... LP
Day By Day/Vendetta Vinyl, 2017. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Underground hip hop production veterans Drasar Monumental & Ayatollah take a decsive turn in their Box Cutter Brothers series – taking turns on the mic for BCB 4 – one side for Drasar and one side for Ayatollah! Drasar's an underrated figure for sure and brings has passion style here for sure. Ayatollah may not be a household name for mainstream hip hop heads, but fans of some of the east coast hip hop of the 90s onward know him well for his legendary production work – and brings an a slow rolling, nothing-to-prove rhyme style here that makes wish he stepped up to the mic more often. Includes "Born Bozos", "Atomic Bars", "Apex Predator Blades", "Twins" feat Hogon Plus, "Nation Of Nazi Sympathizers", "and SurroundedBy War Mongers", Ayatollah side includes "What A Brother Know?", "Word Of Boom Bap", "Strange Things", 'Salvation", "Deep" & "Dr Botantist". LP, Vinyl record album

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BT ExpressDo It (Til You're Satisfied) ... CD
Scepter/Roadshow, 1974. Used ... Just Sold Out!
The monumental debut of BT Express – and an excellent funk album that often gets overlooked by fans of the music because of the band's bigger fame as a disco group! This first record has the combo grooving hard and instrumentally – in the mode of a tight blacksploitation soundtrack, with plenty of tight wah wah guitar riffing, conga beats, and funky flute and sax – topped off by just the right amount of strings to make the set soar even more! The album's best known for the title track "Do It (Til You're Satisfied)" – which was a big hit, but is still an excellent groover – and the set also includes loads of other great cuts too – like "Express", which was the original song that the created the JBs' response track "Monorail"; "This House is Smokin'", which has lots of funky descending horn bits; and other great tunes that include "Mental Telepathy", "If It Don't Turn You On", and "Do You Like It". CD
(On demand CDr pressing.)

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Eric DolphyEric Dolphy Septet With Donald Byrd – Paris 1964 ... CD
Hi Hat, 1964. New Copy ... $16.99
Some of Eric Dolphy's last material ever – recorded in Paris with some very surprising guest stars! The work is really tremendous – every bit as great as Dolphy's monumental studio albums for Prestige, and written and performed with a similar blend of the free, the lyrical, the avant, and the soulful – a groove that's often a bit more inside than some of Eric's other late recordings – and played with plenty of spirit throughout! The sessions make great use of American soloists Donald Byrd on trumpet and Nathan Davis on tenor – both players whose sound really balances Dolphy in a great way – holding down a groove while Eric takes off on alto sax or bass clarinet. The rhythm is by a French combo – with Jack Dieval on piano, Jacques Hess on bass, and Franco Monzecci on drums – plus a bit of congas on two tracks from Jacky Bambou. Titles are quite long, and really wonderful – and tunes include "245", "GW", "Serene", and "Springtime". CD

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El RegoEl Rego ... LP
Daptone/Voodoo Funk, Late 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Monumental Afro Soul from El Rego Et Ses Commandos – El Rego's best recordings from the late 60s to early 70s – a beautifully done compilation put together by Daptone and Frank Gossner, the deep digging West African music expert behind Voodoo Funk! Theophile Do-Rego is a legend in his native Benin, essentially credited as the godfather of Benin funk – but to date, he hasn't been celebrated around the world nearly as famously as the superstars of African music hailing from Nigeria and Ghana. That's something that can change really quickly if enough people pick up this truly great compilation of pioneering recordings. Singer El Rego and his excellent, diversely capable band – sax and flute by Baboni Oudou, sax by Michel Diogo, guitar by Oscar De Souza, trumpet by Emmanuel Ganssounou, guitar by Roger Coffi, tumba by Marcelin Kpohonon, additional vocals by Christian Agueh, and bass by band leader Paul Hounnou – take a tighter approach to funky soul. Just a couple tracks on this set roll past the 4 minute mark – which gives it a tighter soul sound, along with some Benin blues and some riveting JB-indebted vocal affections. We owe Voodoo Funk and Daptone big for putting this together! Includes "Feeling You Got", "Zon Dede", "E Nan Mian Duku", "Dkobime", "Dis-Moi Oui", "Djobime", "Hessa" (the centerpiece of the album, 3 minutes of Afro Soul perfection. . .the whole set is great, but this track is unforgettable), "Kpon Fi La", "Do Do Baya", "Vive Le Renouveau", "Achuta", "Cholera" and "Ke Amon-Gbetchea". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black vinyl pressing, missing the bonus 7-inch.)

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FalconsI Found A Love ... CD
Relic, Early 60s. Used ... $7.99
Incredible work from one of the key groups in the early soul years! The Falcons were a Detroit based combo that had a monumental impact on the transition from doo wop to group soul – as they sung with a sound that really hinted at the coming years of southern soul, with a raw, honest, almost down-home quality that was missing from a lot of other groups in their scene. No surprise, though, the quintet featured Wilson Pickett and Eddie Floyd – both of whom sound as great on these sides as they did on their later hits – perhaps more so, as the recordings have a fantastically rough feel that's quite different from the cliches of later sides. 16 tracks in all – with titles that include "I Found A Love", "Oh Baby", "Feels Good", "Lonely Nights", "Take This Love I Got", "Anna", "Fine Fine Girl", "Part Time Love", and "Billy The Kid". CD
(Out of print.)

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Richard Groove HolmesNew Groove ... CD
Groove Merchant/Ultra Vybe (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... $13.99
Funky funky Groove Holmes – one of his tightest albums ever! The set's a monumental batch of organ jazz groovers – recorded with some larger backings from Manny Albam, and a super-dope, super-funk sort of 70s feel that's really outta site! The tracks are lean and very rhythmically oriented – all instruments grooving very strictly on the beat, except for Groove's wailing Hammond – which takes off over the top in some fierce musical flights! Bernard Purdie chops up some wicked drums on the set, and titles include "Red Onion", "Meditation", "Good Vibrations", "Chu Chu", and the solid groover "You've Got it Bad". CD

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KashifKashif (1983) ... LP
Arista, 1983. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A monumental bit of 80s soul – the first solo album from Kashif, issued hot on the heels of a few years spent penning and producing work for a range of bigger artists! Given his experience with the pros, Kashif's emerging here as a very fully-formed talent in soul – a singer with a way of keeping things real, even when the tunes are catchy – and a producer with a great ear for the changing styles of soul at the time. The grooves are often nicely spare and stripped down, yet never without a good sense of feeling – and titles include "I Just Gotta have You (Lover Turn Me On)", "Stone Love", "Say Somethin' Love", "All", "Help Yourself To My love", "The Mood", "Don't Stop My Love", and "Rumors" LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ NirvanaLive At The Paramount (180 gram pressing – with poster) ... LP
Interscope, 1991. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $26.99 34.99
Peak period Nirvana, recorded live on Halloween night at their hometown Paramount on 1991 only around a month after the release of Nevermind! As monumentally important as that album is, and as hugely cathartic as the roaring guitar sound producer Butch Vig was able to capture for it remains to this day, something about the more shambling ferocity of their live set never really found its way onto any of their studio albums, making well-captured live recordings from the period all the more vital. Includes "Aneurism", "Jesus Doesn't Want Me For A Sunbeam", "Love Buzz", "Been A Son", and early version of "Rape Me", "Territorial "Pissings", "Smells Like Teen Spirit", "Sliver", "Breed", "On A Plain", "Negative Creep" and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes 12"X24" poster!)

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Max RoachWe Insist! – Freedom Now Suite ... LP
Candid, 1960. New Copy (reissue)... $11.99
One of the most righteous albums that Max Roach ever cut – and a monumental jazz release from the heart of the Civil Rights era! As you can guess from the cover and title, there's a very political bent to the record – served up in righteous lyrics penned by Oscar Brand Jr, and sung by Abbey Lincoln at her most biting – really stepping out here in just a few short years from her previous role as a straight jazz singer, and firmly grabbing up territory no other female vocalists had touched! For this momentous event, Roach gathered together a really special group for the record – players who include regular partners Booker Little on trumpet and Julian Priester on trombone – alongside surprising guests like Coleman Hawkins on tenor sax, Olatunji on percussion, and Ray Mantilla on congas. There's no piano at all on the record, and the tracks are all long ones – stretching out with soaring horn passages next to the vocals, and plenty of percussion at the bottom to get things moving! Titles include "Driva' Man", "Tears for Johannesburg", "Freedom Day", "All Africa", and "Prayer/Protest/Peace". LP, Vinyl record album

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Max Romeo & The UpsettersWar Ina Babylon (purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
Island/4 Men With Beards, 1976. New Copy (reissue)... $20.99 23.99
Essential stuff, whether you're a fan of roots reggae, Jamaican soul or the otherworldly antics of the Upsetter! Though you might not know it from some of the bitter rebukes Scratch later laid to wax against him, Romeo was clearly his favorite son when it came to vocalists, and got the prodigal treatment when it came to the choice of rhythms to voice. A monumental effort on both their parts, this album continues to amaze us with every spin, Romeo's soulful inflections matched perfectly to the dark, swampy Black Ark grooves. Include "War Ina Babylon", "Chase The Devil", "Stealin'", "One Step Forward", "Smile Out Of Style", "Uptown Babies", "Tan And See", "Smokey Room" and "Norman". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition of 500 copies on violet colored vinyl.)

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Donna SummerLove To Love You Baby ... LP
Casablanca, 1975. Very Good ... $6.99
One of the first great moments of the Munich disco scene of the 70s – an electric batch of soul served up in support of Donna Summer's landmark title hit! The set features the full 16 minute version of "Love To Love You Baby" – done as a monumental suite that dips, turns, slinks, and slides alongside Summer's sexy vocals beautifully. As with that track, Giorgio Moroder arranged the others on the set as well – along with tunes in more of a straightforward soul approach for the time. In retrospect, that was a totally brilliant approach – trailblazing on one hand, and saleable to the mainstream on the other! Other titles include "Need A Man Blues", "Full Of Emptiness", "Whispering Waves" and "Pandora's Box". LP, Vinyl record album

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VariousHighlife On The Move – Selected Nigerian & Ghanian Recordings From London & Lagos 1954 to 1966 ... CD
Soundway (UK), 1950s/1960s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $18.99 19.98
An amazing set on Soundway that not only captures Highlife On The Move from the early 50s to mid 60s, it's essentially the roots of the music and dancefloor culture of some of greatest Ghanaian and Nigerian grooves to come! The historical relevance of the material is monumental to say the least – not only showing the diverse impact of calypso, mambo and jazz music that was being combined in the nascent-to-prime years of highlife, from Lagos to London – but it also includes what's thought to be the first ever recordings by Fela Kuti, with his Highlife Rakers combo. It's compiled by Markus Coester, who also penned the thick, insightful booklet, and true to Soundway tradition, it's impeccably packaged, and the sound quality is pristine as can be. 38 tracks in all, with "Highlife No 5" by Ginger Folorunso Johnson & His Afro-Cuban Band, "Son Of Africa" by Kwamalah Quaye Sextetto Africana, "Niger Mambo" by Bobby Benson & His Combo, "Afro Mood" by Chris Ajilo & His Cubanos, "Obaa Amponsa Pandogo" by Black Star Band, "Donaldo's Samba" by Afro Rhythm Kings, "Marabi Dance" by Afro Rhythm Kings, "Maggie" by Jhn Santos Martins & Zeal Onya & His Band, "Ghana, Forward Forever" by Lord Ganda & Rupert Nurse's Calypso Band, "Highlife Comes To Europe" by Rans Boi's African Highlife Band, "Uwa D' Arejere" by West African Rhythm Brothers, "Eyo Mano Mi" by T Odueso's Akesan Highlifers, "Wa Sise" by Willie Payne & The Starlite Tempos, "Anyin Gan Na" by Victor Ola-Iya & His Cool Cats and more – plus "Fela's Special" and "Aigana" by Fela Ransome-Kuti & His Highlife Rakers. CD

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✨✧ BT ExpressDo It (Til You're Satisfied) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Scepter/Octave (Japan), 1974. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The monumental debut of BT Express – and an excellent funk album that often gets overlooked by fans of the music because of the band's bigger fame as a disco group! This first record has the combo grooving hard and instrumentally – in the mode of a tight blacksploitation soundtrack, with plenty of tight wah wah guitar riffing, conga beats, and funky flute and sax – topped off by just the right amount of strings to make the set soar even more! The album's best known for the title track "Do It (Til You're Satisfied)" – which was a big hit, but is still an excellent groover – and the set also includes loads of other great cuts too – like "Express", which was the original song that the created the JBs' response track "Monorail"; "This House is Smokin'", which has lots of funky descending horn bits; and other great tunes that include "Mental Telepathy", "If It Don't Turn You On", and "Do You Like It". CD features two bonus tracks – the original 7" single versions of "Express" and "Do It". CD

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✨✧ Earth Wind & FireThat's The Way Of The World – Alive In 75 ... CD
Sony, 1975. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A previously-unissued live set from Earth Wind & Fire – recorded during their monumental tour of the US in 1975! The performance captures the group at the height of their powers – working with a tightness that's incredible, especially considering the massive stage setting – hitting grooves that are often even funkier than their studio albums, with an even sharper edge than on the better-known Gratitude live album from the 70s. The choice of tracks is great – and the album's filled with loads of the group's early gems – including "Mighty Mighty", "Kalimba Story", "Yearnin Learnin", "Shining Star", "Happy Feelin", "Evil", "Reasons", and "That's The Way Of The World" – plus a version of "Sun Goddess" with guest keys from Ramsey Lewis! CD

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✨✧ Led ZeppelinLed Zeppelin ... LP
Atlantic, 1969. Very Good- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the most monumental debuts in rock history – a record that hit the world like a led zeppelin, and left an impression for years to come! Led Zeppelin pretty much took over rock right from the beginning – which isn't too surprising, given that Jimmy Page had an in-demand guitar heavy for years already – but the power of this debut is still astonishing after all these years – a blistering blend of bluesy roots, psych fuzz, and razor-sharp instrumental dexterity! The whole thing's a gem – and titles include "Good Times Bad Times", "Babe I'm Gonna Leave You" "You Shook Me", "Dazed And Confused", "Your Time Is Gonna Come", "Black Mountain Side", and "I Can't Quit You Baby". LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & green Broadway label pressing SD 8216. Cover has some ring & edge wear and a small center split on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Junior MurvinPolice & Thieves (180 gram blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Mango/4 Men With Beards, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The all time classic from Junior Murvin – as essential as any late 70s reggae! Production-wise, Police And Thieves is among Scratch's finest moments, from the most monumental period in Perry's career, during the height of the Black Ark. The title track needs no introduction from us, and the rest of the record is solid, funky roots rock, at a level Murvin would not match again in his career. His sweet falsetto is draped in the dense, murky production that carved a niche in history for Perry. Tracks like "Roots Train" and "False Teaching" are the embodiment of crucial, and the album is filled with other great cuts like the now classic title track, "Rescue Jah Children", "Tedious", "Easy Task" and "I Was Appointed". LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Will SessionsElmatic Instrumentals ... CD
Fat Beats, 2011. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The instrumentals created to compliment Elzhi of Slum Village's tribute to Nas's monumental Illmatic – made by Detroit funk combo Will Sessions! This is an homage that works, really, really well. The Will Sessions backdrops – doing it up recognizably, but with their own touches – and the action is transported to a modern, though reverent Detroit funk realm. Includes "Genesis", "Detroit State Of Mind", "Halftime", "Memory Lane", "The World Is Yours", "Represent", "Life's A Bitch", "One Love" and "It Ain't Hard To Tell". CD

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✨✧ Booker T & The MGsTime Is Tight (3CD box set) ... CD
Stax, 1960s/Early 70s. Used 3CD ... Out Of Stock
A monumental collection of work by the legendary Booker T & The MGs – one that features a huge amount of the group's best recordings – mostly pulled from their early years at Stax Records, and including some rare album tracks, b-sides, and other nice bits! Memphis soul expert Robert Bowman put the package together and also provides a great set of notes – and the whole thing features a whopping 65 tracks that include "Heads Or Tails", "Be Young Be Foolish Be Happy", "Chicken Pox", "Melting Pot", "Gotta Serve Somebody", "Hole In The Wall", "Terrible Thing", "MG Party", "Booker's Theme", "Meditation", "Sarasota Sunset", "Soul Dressing", "Be My Lady", "My Sweet Potato", "Booker's Notion", "I Can Dig", "Never My Love", "Blue On Green", "Ode To Billie Joe", and "Hip Hug Her". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ D'AngeloVoodoo ... LP
Virgin/Modern Classics, 2000. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Sweet and gritty soul from D'Angelo – who takes a huge step into deeper territory on Voodoo – and it's one of the most monumental records of its time! On one level, Voodoo works as a nicely stripped-down session with a very classic soul feel. Gone are the overzealous flourishes that sometimes overwhelmed his earlier songs, and in their place are some sweetly crafted vocal parts with a classic Marvin Gaye/Al Green feel. That warmth is probably what made Voodoo a massive popular success – but what makes it such a creative triumph are the darker undercurrents – which hint at a troubled soul struggling for spiritual truth. One of the rare cases in popular music when great art became music for the masses! Titles include "Left & Right (feat Method Man & Redman)", "The Line", "Spanish Joint", "Africa", "Feel Like Makin Love", "The Root", "Playa Playa", "Devil's Pie", and "Greatdayndamornin/Booty". LP, Vinyl record album
(2LP gatefold edition with new liner notes by Jason King and interviews with ?uestlove, James Poyser, Charlie Hunter and others.)

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✨✧ El RegoEl Rego (clear vinyl pressing – with download) ... LP
Daptone, Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Monumental Afro Soul from El Rego Et Ses Commandos – El Rego's best recordings from the late 60s to early 70s – a beautifully done compilation put together by Daptone and Frank Gossner, the deep digging West African music expert behind Voodoo Funk! Theophile Do-Rego is a legend in his native Benin, essentially credited as the godfather of Benin funk – but to date, he hasn't been celebrated around the world nearly as famously as the superstars of African music hailing from Nigeria and Ghana. That's something that can change really quickly if enough people pick up this truly great compilation of pioneering recordings. Singer El Rego and his excellent, diversely capable band – sax and flute by Baboni Oudou, sax by Michel Diogo, guitar by Oscar De Souza, trumpet by Emmanuel Ganssounou, guitar by Roger Coffi, tumba by Marcelin Kpohonon, additional vocals by Christian Agueh, and bass by band leader Paul Hounnou – take a tighter approach to funky soul. Just a couple tracks on this set roll past the 4 minute mark – which gives it a tighter soul sound, along with some Benin blues and some riveting JB-indebted vocal affections. We owe Voodoo Funk and Daptone big for putting this together! Includes "Feeling You Got", "Zon Dede", "E Nan Mian Duku", "Dkobime", "Dis-Moi Oui", "Djobime", "Hessa" (the centerpiece of the album, 3 minutes of Afro Soul perfection. . .the whole set is great, but this track is unforgettable), "Kpon Fi La", "Do Do Baya", "Vive Le Renouveau", "Achuta", "Cholera" and "Ke Amon-Gbetchea". LP, Vinyl record album
(Daptone Authorized Dealer pressing – with download. Clear vinyl limited to just 150 copies!)
Also available El Rego ... LP 16.99

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✨✧ First ChoiceIt's Not Over – Greatest Hits Of First Choice ... CD
Salsoul/Philly Groove/Koch, 1970s. Used ... Out Of Stock
One of the greatest collections of work by First Choice we've ever seen – a time-spanning set that features some of their early singles for the Philly Groove label, plus later club classics recorded for Salsoul! As is well known, First Choice had a monumental influence on the sound of female soul in the 70s – taking the simple girl group format of the 60s, and pumping it up with some stellar upbeat arrangements from the Sigma Sound underground, to craft disco anthems that still stand proud today! Titles include "Smarty Pants", "Love & Happiness", "Newsy Neighbors", "Great Expectations (original mix)", "Doctor Love (Tom Moulton mix)", "Let No Man Put Asunder", "Love Having You Around", "Love Freeze", "The Player (short)", "Love Thang (radio)", "Armed & Extremely Dangerous", "Double Cross (radio edit)", and "Gotta Get Away From You Baby (Tom Moulton mix)". 20 tracks in all! CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ KashifKashif (1983) (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Arista/FTG, 1983. Used ... Out Of Stock
A monumental bit of 80s soul – the first solo album from Kashif – issued hot on the heels of a few years spent penning and producing work for a range of bigger artists! Given his experience with the pros, Kashif's emerging here as a very fully-formed talent in soul – a singer with a way of keeping things real, even when the tunes are catchy – and a producer with a great ear for the changing styles of soul at the time. The grooves are often nicely spare and stripped down, yet never without a good sense of feeling – and titles include "I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On)", "Stone Love", "Say Somethin' Love", "All", "Help Yourself To My Love", "The Mood", "Don't Stop My Love", and "Rumors". 5 bonus tracks on this FTG CD version: "Help Yourself To My Love (12" Version)", "I Just Gotta Have You (Lover Turn Me On) (Instrumental)", (Lover Turn Me On) (Single Version)", "Stone Love (Instrumental)" and "Say Somethin' Love (Single Version)". CD
(FTG pressing – with great bonus tracks!)
Also available Kashif (1983) ... LP 14.99

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✨✧ Smokey RobinsonSmokey ... LP
Tamla, 1973. Very Good+ ... Out Of Stock
Fantastic solo work from Smokey Robinson – recorded a few years before his monumental Quiet Storm album, but with a very similar high level of quality! Willie Hutch co-produced the album with Smokey, and working with arrangements by Hutch and Gene Page, they transform Smokey's sound into a sophisticated 70s modern one, adding in slight touches of funk, and complicated backings that really let him open up as a singer, both vocally and emotionally. The whole thing's got a wonderful mellow soul groove, and titles include "Wanna Know My Mind", "Baby Come Close", "The Family Song", "Just My Soul Responding", "Holly", "A Silent Partner In A Three-Way Love Affair", and "Will You Love Me Tomorrow?" LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ VariousPhil's Spectre – A Wall Of Soundalikes ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
That's not a typo in the title – the compilation's a collection of tracks that all bear the mark of Phil Spector – Spector's Spectres, if you will! It's a well known fact that Phil had a monumental impact on 60s rock, pop, and soul music – as his "wall of sound" production style forever transformed the sound of the single back in the sixties. And although there's been lots of compilations that focus on Phil's own work, this is the first one we've seen to showcase his proteges and contemporaries – a surprisingly wide range of studio talents who all picked up on Phil's tricks and twists! The tunes on the set include some great 60s soul and pop numbers, and a bunch of the tracks are reissued legally here for the first time. Plus, the set's got some wonderful liner notes – really taking you through the tracks, and explaining the connection to Spector and the overall sound of the music. Features production work by Nick DeCaro, Van McCoy, Jan Davis, Abner Spector, Brian Holland & Lamont Dozier, Brian Wilson, Sonny Bono, and Jack Nitszche – and titles that include "When You Walk In The Room" by Jackie DeShannon, "When The Boy's Happy" by The Four Pennies, "Hang On" by The Wall Of Sound, "Tremblin" by Gene Pitney, "A Little Love" by Alder Ray, "On The Spanish Side" by The Corsairs & Landy McNeil, "Why Do Fools Fall In Love" by The Beach Boys, "Just You" by Sonny & Cher, "I Can't Make It Alone" by PJ Proby, "And That Reminds Me" by The Dolls, "You're So Fine" by Dorothy Berry, "Missing My Baby" by Clydie King, and "I Just Couldn't Say" by Lorraine & The Delights. CD
 
 
 



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