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✨✧ Handsome Boy Modeling SchoolWhite People (white vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tommy Boy, 2004. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Just when you thought Prince Paul and Cat Power would never make a record together PRESTO – it's the new Handsome Boy album! HBMS takes a bit more of a chillout tack with this long overdue second opus – with lots of laidback beats and samples, and a surprising amount of live instrumentation! The gleeful, sarcastic comedy of the stellar first album remains intact, with some genuinely amusing skits (including one with Jay Z appearing under the pseudonym Hines Buchanan), and the deep range of guest vocalists isn't as surprising as how strong their work is in the best tunes. It would have been pretty easy for Prince Paul and Automator to find a bunch of interesting names to flesh out their big pop culture frappe, but something else altogether to make trippy hip hop tracks featuring Cat Power and the Hieroglyphics make sense on the same record. A pretty solid set from the most adventurous pseudo duo in the game! Guests include Del The Funky Homosapien, De La Soul, RZA, Lord Finesse, AG, Rahzel, Jazzy Jay, Qbert, Mike Patton, Casual, Hieroglyphics, Grand Wizard Theodore, El-P, John Oates, Pharrell, Kid Koala, and George W. Bush (just kidding). Tracks include "If It Wasn't For You" with De La, "Are You Down With It" with Mike Patton, "The World's Gone Mad" with Del and others, "It's Like That" with Casual, "I've Been Thinking" with Cat Power, "Rock And Roll (Could Never Hip Hop Like This) Pt 2" featuring Lord Finesse, Qbert and others,"First. . .And Then" featuring Dres from Black Sheep, "A Day In The Life" featuring RZA, AZ and others and more, plus intro/outro by Father Guido Sarducci. LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on white vinyl!)
Also available White People (clean version) ... CD 1.99

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Brand NubianOne For All (30th anniversary edition) ... CD
Elektra/Tommy Boy, 1990. New Copy ... $17.99 19.99
One of those records that maybe snuck in a bit under the wire at the time of release – but a set that instantly went on to become a classic, and one of the greatest debuts of the early 90s! Not only is the production great – full of sophisticated samples and ways of putting them together that set a whole new standard for a generation – but Brand Nubian also found a way to take some of the energy of the Native Tongues' freshness, and turn it towards more serious themes – but all without the heavy-handedness that made some of their contemporaries date quickly. Hats off to Grand Puba, Sadat X, and Lord Jamar for such a great job right from the start – on titles that include "All For One", "Slow Down", "Drop The Bomb", "Concerto In X Minor", and 2 mixes of "Wake Up" (Stimulated Dummies mix and the penultimate reprise) – plus "Who Can Get Busy Like This Man", "Ragtime", "To The Right", "Dance To My Ministry", "Step To The Rear", "Try To Do Me", and "Dedication". CD
(Limited CD edition – remastered!)
Also available One For All (purple/green vinyl pressing – with bonus orange vinyl 7" single) ... LP 29.99

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Brand NubianOne For All (purple/green vinyl pressing – with bonus orange vinyl 7" single) ... LP
Elektra/Tommy Boy, 1990. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $29.99 34.99
One of those records that maybe snuck in a bit under the wire at the time of release – but a set that instantly went on to become a classic, and one of the greatest debuts of the early 90s! Not only is the production great – full of sophisticated samples and ways of putting them together that set a whole new standard for a generation – but Brand Nubian also found a way to take some of the energy of the Native Tongues' freshness, and turn it towards more serious themes – but all without the heavy-handedness that made some of their contemporaries date quickly. Hats off to Grand Puba, Sadat X, and Lord Jamar for such a great job right from the start – on titles that include "All For One", "Slow Down", "Drop The Bomb", "Concerto In X Minor", and 2 mixes of "Wake Up" (Stimulated Dummies mix and the penultimate reprise) – plus "Who Can Get Busy Like This Man", "Ragtime", "To The Right", "Dance To My Ministry", "Step To The Rear", "Try To Do Me", and "Dedication". LP, Vinyl record album
(One album is neon purple, the other is neon green – and the package comes with a bonus neon orange 7" single – with radio edits of "All For One", both voc and inst.)
Also available One For All (30th anniversary edition) ... CD 17.99

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Coo Coo CalMy Projects (main, clean, inst)/Dedication ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 2001. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a plain sleeve.)

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✨✧ De La SoulArt Official Intelligence – Mosaic Thump ... CD
Tommy Boy, 2000. Used ... $6.99
All hits and almost no misses – starting with "Oooh", easily the best single of the '00, featuring some nice quotes from classic hip hop tracks ranging from the Funky 4 + 1 to Mos Def, and some of Redman's best verses in a while. De La Soul basically started the whole skits-between-songs concept, or at least they perfected it, and (unlike too many other artists) here they get it right again – even the three hilarious "Ghostweed" skits featuring cameo appearances from Pharoahe Monch, Q-Tip, and Black Thought hold up to repeated listenings. Also includes "My Writes", "Thru Ya City", "All Good?", 'Words FromThe Chief Rocker" and the "Art Of Getting Jumped" – 17 tracks in all. CD
(Out of print. Digipack has some wear.)

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✨✧ De La SoulMe, Myself & I (radio, inst, oblapos mode, oblapos inst)/Ain't Hip To Be Labeled A Hippie/What's More/Brainwashed Follower ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1989. Very Good ... $19.99
Great 3-sided single that features two regular sides, plus a third side "hidden" amidst the grooves of the second side. Loads of great stuff, including "Brain Washed Follower" and "Ain't Hip to Be Labeled a Hippy". The kind of 12 inch single that makes collecting them worth while! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a stickered Tommy Boy sleeve, with a promo stamp.)

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✨✧ Digital UndergroundSex Packets (180 gram blue vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1990. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
A fantastic debut from Digital Underground – an early 90s classic that opened the door for a whole new audience for hip hop at the time! The set effortlessly mixes old school funk with contemporary hip hop modes – and also maybe brings back in a bit of the party sort of vibe of early hip hop from New York – but with a definitely west coast spin here, given the heavy use of bass! The record opened the door for a whole new level of appreciation of older styles of soul and funk – while also giving both the group and hip hop in general a new platform from which to speak – one that was maybe seen by some as slightly commercial at the time, but which has gone on to be an undeniable part of the hip hop legacy! Titles include the hits "Doowutchyalike" and "Humpty Dance" – plus "Freaks of the Industry", "The Way We Swing", "Sex Packets", "Street Scene", "Packet Man", "Underwater Rimes (rmx)", "The New Jazz", "Rhymin On The Funk", "The Danger Zone", and "Packet Reprise". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on clear blue vinyl – 2LPs, for better sound than the original!)

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Digital UndergroundThis Is An EP Release ... CD
Tommy Boy, 1990. New Copy ... $9.99 10.99
Maybe just an EP, but a short set that's every bit as important to the Digital Underground catalog as their full length albums – as the whole thing is overflowing with the kind of funky tracks that made these guys a standout right from the start! The set's only got six tracks, but that maybe makes it even tighter and more unified than you might expect – as the whole thing's got that classic bass-heavy funk approach that made Digital Underground such a key link between hip hop and soul, in both their 90s present and the past. Tracks include "Same Song", "Tie The Knot", "The Way We Swing (remix)", "Nuttin Nis Funky", "Packet Man (Worth A Packet remix)", and "Arguin On The Funk". CD

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Force MDsChillin' ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1985. Sealed ... $4.99
An early crossover classic from Tommy Boy – and one of the first albums to mix together hip hop and mainstream R&B! As you can guess from the cover, there's more of the latter going on than the former – as Force MDs were really more of a sweeter soul group than a crew from the streets – but the overall look of the group and their presentation of the material makes a definite nod to the old school scene of their Tommy Boy contemporaries, and a few of the tracks in the set feature production that's a bit more hip hop than soul. Titles include "One Plus One", "Here I Go Again", "Uh Oh!", "Chillin'", "Force MD's Meet The Fat Boys", "Tender Love", "Will You Be My Girlfriend", and "Walking On Air". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed! Shrink has a price written in marker. Cover has a cutout hole.)

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Jonzun CrewLost In Space (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1983. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.99
Sweet breaking grooves from The Jonzun Crew – an early act in the Tommy Boy hip hop roster, and one who were maybe a bit more electro than the rest! Here, Jonzun Crew have a vibe that's nicely like Newcleus – lots of sharp drum machine beats, peppered with keyboards, vocoder on the vocals, and an overall outer space image that really fits their sound! Michael Jonzun is the vocalist and electronic wizard in the lead – and Jellybean remixed a few of the tracks for the album, too. There's a really unified feel here – Jonzun and crew definitely keep their sound strong throughout – on titles that include "Electro Boogie Encounter", "We Are The Jonzun Crew", "Space Is The Place", "Ground Control", "Space Cowboy", and "Pack Jam". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition – on clear yellow vinyl!)

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Jonzun CrewSpace Is The Place (voc, inst) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, Early 80s. Very Good ... $1.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Blue label pressing.)

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Lord FinesseAwakening (25th anniversary edition – colored vinyl pressing with bonus instrumentals LP & 7" single) ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1995. New Copy 2LP (reissue)... $32.99 36.98
A stone classic from Lord Finesse – a key moment when the DITC underground got a chance to hit the mainstream – and really show the rest of the world why NYC was still the undisputed center of hip hop! Finesse is fantastic, both as a producer and lyricist – and that collaborative vibe of the crates crew is still very much in place here – opening the door to appearances from MC Lyte, Showbiz, Kid Capri, OC, Akinyele, and KRS-One – while also holding onto a solid sense of identity that's made this one a treasure for decades. Titles include "Time Ta Bounce", "Brainstorm/PSK (no gimmicks rmx)" with KRS-One and OC, "Gameplan", "Taking It Lyte" featuring MC Lyte, "Flip Da Style", "Showtime" featuring Showbiz, "Speak Ya Peace" with Diamond, AG and Marquee, "Food For Thought", "Hip 2 Da Game", "True & Livin", "O Lord" featuring OC, "Words From Da Ak" featuring Akinyele, and "No Gimmicks" featuring KRS-One. This is the 2LP pressing – overflowing with a full record of instrumentals from the main album! LP, Vinyl record album
(25th Anniversary remastered pressing with instrumentals & bonus 7 inch – on colored vinyl!)
Also available Awakening (25th anniversary edition – with bonus instrumentals) ... CD 18.99

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Lord FinesseAwakening (25th anniversary edition – with bonus instrumentals) ... CD
Tommy Boy, 1995. New Copy 2CD ... $18.99 19.98
A stone classic from Lord Finesse – a key moment when the DITC underground got a chance to hit the mainstream – and really show the rest of the world why NYC was still the undisputed center of hip hop! Finesse is fantastic, both as a producer and lyricist – and that collaborative vibe of the crates crew is still very much in place here – opening the door to appearances from MC Lyte, Showbiz, Kid Capri, OC, Akinyele, and KRS-One – while also holding onto a solid sense of identity that's made this one a treasure for decades. Titles include "Time Ta Bounce", "Brainstorm/PSK (no gimmicks rmx)" with KRS-One and OC, "Gameplan", "Taking It Lyte" featuring MC Lyte, "Flip Da Style", "Showtime" featuring Showbiz, "Speak Ya Peace" with Diamond, AG and Marquee, "Food For Thought", "Hip 2 Da Game", "True & Livin", "O Lord" featuring OC, "Words From Da Ak" featuring Akinyele, and "No Gimmicks" featuring KRS-One. 2CD edition – comes with bonus instrumentals disc! CD
(25th Anniversary remastered edition – with instrumentals!)
Also available Awakening (25th anniversary edition – colored vinyl pressing with bonus instrumentals LP & 7" single) ... LP 32.99

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Naughty By Nature19 Naughty 3 ... CD
Tommy Boy, 1993. Used ... Just Sold Out!
With "Hip Hop Hooray", "It's On", and "Written On Ya Kitten ". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ NoreagaNORE (clear with blue splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Penalty/Tommy Boy, 1998. New Copy 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Maybe the best-ever album from Noreaga – a rock-solid debut that comes across with all the confidence of his image on the cover! The record's definitely got a "no sleepers" sort of spirit – and bristles with the kind of badass spirit that was the MC's calling card on every single track – nicely consistent, even though the set features production from a number of talents – Neptunes, Swiss Beatz, and others. Noreaga also opens the door to guest appearances from Nas, Busta Rhymes, Nature, Big Pun, and Jadakiss – but it's clear that the whole thing is definitely his own show, as you'll hear on titles that include include "Jump Off". "I Love My Life", "NORE", "Hed", "It's Not A Game", "40 Island", "Change", "Da Story", "Mathematics", "One Love", "Superthug"- and "Banned From TV". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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ParisBreak The Grip Of Shame (radio, the final call) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1989. Near Mint- ... $7.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Label has a name in marker.)

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Queen LatifahAll Hail The Queen (red vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1989. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 24.98
The fantastic debut of Queen Latifah – a record that was done way before she was a star on the screen, and a set that also set a whole new standard for the female voice in hip hop as well! As you can tell by the cover, Latifah's got a proud, righteous vibe on the set – working with the Flavor Unit, and some especially great production from Mark The 45 King – who keeps things crisp and funky while the Queen serves up some fantastic lines! Other production work is by KRS One, Louis Vega, and Prince Paul – the last of whom handles the fantastic "Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children", which features guest work from De La Soul. Other cuts include "Princess Of The Posse", "Ladies First", "Wrath Of My Madness", "Come Into My House", "Evil That Men Do", "A King & Queen Creation", "Latifah's Law", and "Dance For Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on clear red vinyl!)

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Queen Latifah feat. De La SoulMama Gave Birth To The Soul Children (secondary mix, LP, open university mix) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1990. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Secondary mix by CJ Macintosh. Open University mix is an extended uptempo mix. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo.)

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ScrewballY2K ... LP
Tommy Boy, 2000. Near Mint- 2LP ... Just Sold Out!
Guest MC's include Godfather Don, Tripple Seis, Capone-n-Noreaga, Prodigy, Havoc, Cormega, and even MC Shan! 19 tracks in all, including "Take ItThere", "That S***", "No Expectations", "Urban Warfare", "H-O-S-T-Y-L-E" and "Attention A&R Department" LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light waviness from moisture, a slightly bumped corner and a cutout notch.)

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6 ShotItz Ya Dog (dirty, clean, inst, acapella)/Ruthless Renegade (dirty, clean, inst, acapella) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 2001. Very Good+ ... $0.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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Tony TouchI Wonder Why? (He's The Greatest DJ) (clean, inst, main, acapella) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 2000. Very Good ... $1.99
Featuring Keisha and Pam from Total. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Promo in a stickered sleeve.)

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✨✧ De La SoulPlug Tunin (are you ready for this?, somthin's wrong here)/Freedom Of Speak (we got 3 minutes, we got more than 3)/Strictly Dan Stuckie ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1988. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Classic early De La, and the kind of a 12" single that's worth getting for all the different mixes, and for the great "Strictly Dan Stuckie". 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Labels have an ink stamp.)

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✨✧ Digital UndergroundThis Is An EP Release ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1990. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Maybe just an EP, but a short set that's every bit as important to the Digital Underground catalog as their full length albums – as the whole thing is overflowing with the kind of funky tracks that made these guys a standout right from the start! The set's only got six tracks, but that maybe makes it even tighter and more unified than you might expect – as the whole thing's got that classic bass-heavy funk approach that made Digital Underground such a key link between hip hop and soul, in both their 90s present and the past. Tracks include "Same Song", "Tie The Knot", "The Way We Swing (remix)", "Nuttin Nis Funky", "Packet Man (Worth A Packet remix)", and "Arguin On The Funk". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)
Also available This Is An EP Release ... CD 9.99

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✨✧ Naughty By NatureNaughty By Nature ... CD
Tommy Boy, 1991. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Their first LP and a high water mark for the Flavor Unit. The thing that still gets us open on this debut is that Naughty By Nature managed to bridge the gap between commercially viable, radio friendly hip hop and street credibility, plus had tight enough rhymes and mic skills to please even the true heads. Too bad that not much beside a couple of standout tracks they did after this album was of the same quality. The hits need no introduction from us: "OPP", "Ghetto Bastard (Everthing's Gonna Be Alright)" and "Guard Your Grill", plus this set includes "1, 2, 3" featuring Lakim Shabazz and Apache, "Wickedest Man Alive" featuring Queen Latifah, "Everyday All Day", "Strike A Nerve", "Let The Ho's Go", "Pin The Tail On The Donkey", "Rhyme'll Shine On" and "Thankx For Sleepwalking". CD
(BMG Direct pressing.)

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✨✧ Naughty By NaturePoverty's Paradise ... CD
Tommy Boy, 1995. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tracks include "Clap Yo Hands", "Respect Due", "Slang Bang", "World Go Round", "Hang Out And Hustle", "City Of Ci-Lo", "Holdin Fort", "Shout Out", "It's Workin", "Feel Me Flow", "Chain Remains", "Poverty's Paradise", "Connections", "Klickow-Klickow", and "Craziest". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Queen LatifahAll Hail The Queen ... CD
Tommy Boy, 1989. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
The fantastic debut of Queen Latifah – a record that was done way before she was a star on the screen, and a set that also set a whole new standard for the female voice in hip hop as well! As you can tell by the cover, Latifah's got a proud, righteous vibe on the set – working with the Flavor Unit, and some especially great production from Mark The 45 King – who keeps things crisp and funky while the Queen serves up some fantastic lines! Other production work is by KRS One, Louis Vega, and Prince Paul – the last of whom handles the fantastic "Mama Gave Birth To The Soul Children", which features guest work from De La Soul. Other cuts include "Princess Of The Posse", "Ladies First", "Wrath Of My Madness", "Come Into My House", "Evil That Men Do", "A King & Queen Creation", "Latifah's Law", and "Dance For Me". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available All Hail The Queen (red vinyl pressing) ... LP 22.99

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✨✧ Stetsasonic/TackheadAFRICA (voc, radio, stetsasized mix)/Free South Africa ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1987. Very Good (pic cover)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Featuring Jesse Jackson and Olatunji & The Drums of Passion. Also includes "Free South Africa" by Tackhead. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Afrika Bambaataa & The Soul Sonic ForceRenegades Of Funk (vocal, inst, renegade chant) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1983. Very Good (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
What can we say? The Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force classic follow up to "Planet Rock." The "Renegade Chant" version features the Zulu chants plus additional vocals. 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Afrika Bambaataa & James BrownUnity (third coming, because it's coming, nuclear wild style, can you see it, light, world III) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1984. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
Six different mixes of this meeting of two greats. Admittedly not as entirely dope as it could have been, but still as nice as a Soul Sonic Force records with backing by Doug Wimbish and Keith LeBlanc. Also, there's a few interludes with James Brown saying a few words about the record. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a Tommy Boy sleeve, with some stains at the top.)

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✨✧ Club NouveauLean On Me (remix, LP)/Pump It Up (Lean On Me) (reprise remix, reprise LP) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1987. Very Good (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
... 12-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ House Of PainHouse Of Pain (clear with orange, green & yellow splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Tommy Boy, 1992. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
The record that finally pushed so many blue-eyed doubters into the embrace of hip hop – and one of the few of its type that could deliver the same sort of punch as the best of the underground! In later years, the album's come to be associated more with fratboys than the group probably would have liked – but there's a raw, urgent power here that's hard to deny – especially in the skittish production that really draws on the nervous energy of the trio! DJ Lethal and Muggs' bouncing, head-nodding beats keep things moving with Everlast's rhymes standing up pretty well over the years – and titles include the anthemic "Jump Around", plus "House Of Pain Anthem", 'Come And Get Some Of This", "All My Love", "Put On Your Sh!t Kickers", "Shamrocks And Shenanigans", "Guess Who's Back", "Life Goes On", and "One For The Road". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition!)

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✨✧ House Of PainJump Around (orig mix, Pete Rock's bloodstain mix) (green vinyl pressing) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy/Get On Down, 1992. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
An early 90s hip hop anthem – whether it's Muggs' screechy bouncing beats or Pete Rock's soulful remix that get's you jumpin'! Yeah, this was overplayed to the point of exhaustion back in the day, but you gotta admit it's a classic, we don't care who or how jaded you are! This fun 2014 pressing is on green colored vinyl, natch! 12-inch, Vinyl record
(Green vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Too PoeticPoetical Terror (hype vocal mix, full house vocal mix, too inst mix)/God Made Me Funky (funky voc mix, too inst mix, funky vocal remix) ... 12-inch
Tommy Boy, 1989. Very Good (pic cover)... Out Of Stock
Produced by Poetic and mixed and engineered by Paul C. 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo. Cover has some ring and edge wear and a promo sticker.)
 
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WhoTommy ... LP
Decca, 1970. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $24.99
An amazing moment from The Who – and from the UK rock scene in general – as Tommy is one of the most fully-conceived concept albums ever recorded – a masterful effort that's still pretty hard to match all these many years later! Pete Townshend really knocked it out of the park with this one – and pushed the group way way past the simpler songs the were recording just a year before – into this deeply introspective territory, spun out both in the album's words and music. The Tommy tale's been well told many times over the years – so we won't bother with the full narrative – but just let us say that it's hard to go wrong with this one, an essential item in any collection of adventurous rock – classic or otherwise. Titles include "The Acid Queen", "It's A Boy", "Sally Simpson", "Miracle Cure", "Pinball Wizard", "Do You Think It's Alright", "Cousin Kevin", "Christmas", "Tommy's Holiday Camp", "I'm Free", and "We're Not Gonna Take It". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label Decca pressing, with the booklet. Cover has surface wear and a lightly bumped corner.)

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VariousJazz In Jamaica – The Coolest Cats From The Alpha Boy's School ... LP
Honey Pie, Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $19.99
Jazz in Jamaica, and a whole lot more – as the set brings together some key moments when the music was really shifting down in Kingston – still years before ska, rocksteady, and reggae, but with some definite differences in the way things come across! The Alpha Boy's School is a reference to the background of some of the key players – names that blossomed even more strongly in later years of Jamaican recording, with some who even achieved great fame recording over in the UK and Europe as well. But these are the giants at the start of their career – stepping out on some really great takes on more familiar jazz standards, but with a nicely inventive approach – as you'll hear on tunes that include "I'll Remember April" and "St Thomas" from Cecil Lloyd, "I Love Paris" by Lennie Hibbert, "Exodus" by Ernest Ranglin, "Rhythm" by Wilton Gaynair, "It Happnes" by The Workshop with Don Drummond, "Old Devil Moon" by Lance Hayward with Totlyn Jackson, "Let's Fall In Love" by Eric Grant, and "The Answer" by The Workshop with Tommy McCook. LP, Vinyl record album

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Nick BrownleeBubblegum – The History Of Plastic Pop ... Book
Sanctuary, 2003. New Copy ... $3.99 19.98
A cool little retrospective of 50 years worth of manufactured pop music – one that starts out with the earliest roots of the genre in rock and roll, and follows it right up to present-day boy bands and studio acts! The book moves forward decade by decade, focusing on group after group – presenting them in mini-profiles that sometimes exposes hidden sides of the artists – especially those you might not normally think of as bubblegum acts! Obvious schlock is stacked next to more serious artists – in a unique take on the evolution of pop on both sides of the Atlantic. Artists include The Crystals, Ricky Nelson, Tommy Steele, Billy Fury, The Bay City Rollers, The Osmonds, David Cassidy, Bow Wow Wow, MC Hammer, Bucks Fizz, and a heck of a lot more! 167 pages, softcover, with images in color and black and white. Book

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✨✧ Frank MinionSoft Land Of Make Believe ... LP
Bethlehem, 1959. Good ... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest jazz vocal albums you'll ever find! Frank Minion sings this suite of tracks billed as an "Introduction To Black Opium Street", and he puts the music together with little recitations in between the tracks, so that the whole thing sounds like one of the great Langston Hughes jazz albums from the same period. Minion's singing voice is in the same rich-toned tradition as singers like Johnny Hartman, but his speaking voice is raw and very soulful – and he gets more than able backing by a great set of players that includes Tommy Flanagan on piano, Roland Alexander on tenor and flute, Dannie Richmond on drums, and Paul Chambers on bass. The whole album sounds more like a rare session on Candid than it does the usual stuff on Bethlehem – and it's a surprisingly hip album that still holds up well over the years! Titles include "Oddsville USA", "Bongo Blues", "Autobiography Of A Musician", "Watermelon", "Flamenco Sketches", "Laughing Boy", and "Later". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original deep groove pressing. Cover has light wear, and a split on the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ WhoMeaty Beaty Big & Bouncy ... LP
Decca, 1971. Very Good Gatefold ... $14.99
A classic greatest hits package from The Who – one that had almost as much life as any of their major full length albums, and a set that served to re-introduce new audiences to the group after the success of Tommy and Who's Next! Most of the tracks here predate those albums – pulled from the group's earliest years, and awash in mod rhythms, tight guitars, and lyrics that are quite edgey – even in the format of a two-minute pop tune. Titles include "Boris The Spider", "Happy Jack", "Pictures Of Lily", "My Generation", "The Seeker", "I Can't Explain", "The Kids Are Alright", "Anyway Anyhow Anywhere", "A Legal Matter", "Substitute", "I'm A Boy", and "Pinball Wizard". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Decca pressing.)

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✨✧ WhoQuadrophenia ... LP
Track/MCA, 1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A record we'd never part with – and easily our favorite album ever from The Who! Quadrophenia represents the group at its peak from all perspectives – songwriting, performance, and even studio presence – as the album's got a sonic sensibility that few other albums of the time can match! The set's a concept record – a story, like Tommy – yet it remains incredibly lean, without any overcluttered rock opera feel – so much so that most tunes stand mightily on their own, but also have a dense sense of texture when taken together as part of the double-length album. And we'll also say that the record's one of the few extended sets we always end up breezing through from start to finish – almost surprised by the time it comes to a close – and often hitting repeat to hear the whole thing over again! Titles include "I Am The Sea", "The Real Me", "Cut My Hair", "The Punk & The Godfather", "Sea & Sand", "5:15", "Bell Boy", "Love Rein O'Er Me", and "Is It In My Head". LP, Vinyl record album
(Brown label Track pressing, includes the great booklet. Cover has light wear.)

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VariousCellarful Of Motown Vol 5 – The Rarest Detroit Grooves ... CD
Motown (UK), 1960s/Early 70s. New Copy 2CD ... $22.99
A long-overdue fifth entry in this amazing series – and like the previous volumes, a double-length set of rare material from the Motown vaults! 20 of the 43 tracks on the set are previously unreleased – and all of the material here goes way past the hits – to really show the full amazing scope of music that Motown was recording back in the day – with obscure cuts from the big names on the label, and some equally great tracks from artists who never fully got their due! The groove is upbeat on most tracks – very much in the Northern Soul spirit of the label – and titles include "Whisper You Love Me Boy" by The Lewis Sisters, "True Fine Boy" by The Funk Brothers, "A Toast To The Lady" by Frank Wilson, "I Want A Love I Can See" by The Underdogs, "Don't Be Too Long" by Anita Knorl, "All I Have Left Are Memories" by Sammy Turner, "Hold On To Me Darling" by Ann Bogan, "Determination" by Ivy Jo Hunter, "I Don't Want You Anymore" by Chris Clark, "There's No Love Left" by Eddie Holland, "Then" by The Temptations, "A Miracle Happened" by Johnny Bristol, "All I Want Is A Little Bit Of Love" by Barbara McNair, "In Your Heart" by Patrice Holloway, "Tomorrow's Child" by Terry Johnson, "It" by Little Lisa, "When Someone's Good To You" by Oma Page, "Too Much To Hope For" by Marvin Gaye & Kim Weston, "I Wish I Liked You" by Connie Haines, "The Truth Does Hurt" by Funk Brothers, "I Don't Know What You Got" by Edwin Starr, "Only You" by Brian Holland, and "I Found My Love In You" by Tommy Good. CD

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✨✧ Various101 Northern Soul – 101 Of The Greatest Northern Soul Anthems (5CD set) ... CD
Universal (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 5CD ... Out Of Stock
The title's no lie – as this sweet little set features 101 Northern Soul classics – a treasure trove of upbeat soul from the 60s – with lots of rare cuts, obscure groovers, and the kinds of tracks that always got more play on UK dancefloors than back home here in the US! For the price, the set is a hell of a collection – and features killer classics from labels that include Motown, Chess, Philips, MGM, and other vintage imprints – with a nice degree of overlooked cuts that have only been discovered by the northern scene in more recent years. Titles include "Til You Were Gone" by Frank Wilson, "Love Love Love" by Bobby Hebb, "Stop Her On Sight" by Edwin Starr, "What More Could A Boy Ask For" by The Spinners, "Can't Satisfy" by The Impressions, "I'm The One Who Loves You" by Darrell Banks, "Why Am I Lovin You" by Debbie Dean, "The Night" by Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons, "I Got A Feelin" by Barbara Randolph, "Heaven Must Have Sent You" by The Elgins, "Dr Love" by Bobby Sheen, "Trampoline" by Spencer Davis Group, "Nothing Left To Give" by Thelma Houston, "Baby I Miss You" by Tommy Good, "I've Been Blessed" by Bobby Taylor, "Look What You Done Boy" by The Lollipops, "Friday Night" by Johnny Taylor, "Baby I Love You" by Howard Tate, "Helpless" by Kim Weston, "Moody woman" by Jerry Butler, "There's A Ghost In My House" by R Dean Taylor, "Ordinary Joe" by Terry Callier, "Wade In The Water" by Marlena Shaw, "Drop In The Bucket" by Mary Wells, "Baby A Go Go" by Barbara McNair, "Love's Gone Bad" by Chris Clark, "Run For Cover" by The Dells, "Battened Ships" by Odyssey, "Nothing But A Heartache" by The Flirtations, "Sure Is A Lotta Woman" by The Isley Brothers, and "Keep On Lovin Me" by Francis Nero. CD
 
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✨✧ VariousAction – The Songs Of Tommy Boyce & Bobby Hart ... CD
Ace (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A killer tribute to the 60s songcraft of Tommy Boyce and Bobby Hart – who are probably best-known as the songwriters behind many songs by The Monkees – but they're terrific performers in their own right, on top of penning tunes for the creme of the 60s crop! This set goes a long way towards demonstrating their range. It's got all great songs by legendary groups and singers – including veterans like Fats Domino and Chubby Checker – who were seeking fresh heat at the time – plus great stuff by Boyce & Hart themselves, Paul Revere & The Raiders, Dino, Desi & Billy, The Shangri-Las, The Ikettes, The Standells, The Honeybeats and more! Includes "Valleri" by The Monkees, I Can't Get Him Out Of My Mind" by Sandra Dee, "(He's Gonna Be) Fine Fine Fine" by The Ikettes, "She" by Del Shannon, "Lazy Elsie Molly" by Chubby Checker, "Too Many Teardrops" by Bobby Hart, "Be My Guest" by Fats Domino, "Beverly Jean" by Curtis Lee and more. 26 in all. CD

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VariousGreatest Jamaican Beat/Tommy McCook & The Supersonics Soul Rocksteady (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Treasure Isle/Doctor Bird (UK), Late 60s. Used 2CD ... $18.99
A pair of killer albums from the rocksteady years – back to back in a single set, with a heck of a lot of bonus tracks too! First up is the compilation Greatest Jamaican Beat – also titled Rocksteady Baba Boom Time – seminal Duke Reid productions from the key rocksteady years – and a set that shows just how much the rhythm was changing things on the Jamaican scene, both at a vocal and instrumental level! There's a slow-loping vibe to most of these tracks – an approach that really sets the scene for the reggae explosion to come – yet most of the instrumentation still has the strong horn work of the ska/blue beat generation, and even some of the jazzier work of the Kingston scene at the start of the 60s – thanks in large part to Tommy McCook, who plays a fair bit on the set. Titles include "Tommy's Rock Steady", "Hot Rock", "Soul Serenade", and "Down On Bond Street" by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – plus the killer "Baba Boom" by The Jamaicans, "Drink Wine" by The Techniques", "Release Me" by Phyllis Dillon, "Mercy Mercy Mercy" by The Paragons, and a great remake of "Hey Leroy Your Mama's Calling You" by Sam Jones. The second half of the set features a record completely devoted to work from the great Tommy McCook and his Supersonics group – instrumental rocksteady gems that are filled with plenty of twists and turns! McCook was one of the sharpest saxophone players on the Kingston scene in the 60s – and his varied styles and sounds here are completely incredible – really blowing away contemporary recordings by King Curtis or Jr Walker, partly because Tommy also knows when to bring in just the right current of jazz. Titles include "Soul Rock", "Starry Night", "Zazuka", "Train To Ska-Thedral", "What Now My Love", "Sir Don", "Saboo", and "Never To Be Mine". 2CD set features 26 bonus tracks – 13 more by Tommy McCook & The Supersonics – and more by Norman Grant, The Gladiators, Jamaicans, Justin Hinds & The Dominos, Three Tops, Eric Morris, Treasure Isle Boys, and Gloria & Franklin. CD

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Mark-AlmondMark-Almond (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Blue Thumb/Universal (Japan), 1971. New Copy ... $13.99
The fantastic debut of Mark Almond – not one guy, but the duo of guitarist Jon Mark and reedman Johnny Almond – both of whom had made their mark in a range of other modes on the UK scene before this set! Mark plays guitar – both classical and electric – and also sings the vocals – in a way that might make the set another singer/songwriter effort of the period, were it not for all the wonderful touches that Almond brings to the music – using a range of saxes, vibes, flute, and percussion – mixed with the organ and keyboards of Tommy Eyre, and the bass of Rodger Sutton – which creates this great sort of folk funk flow, almost making the album sound more like a Joe Boyd production on Island than you might expect! Titles include "The City", "The Ghetto", "Love", "Tramp & The Young Girl", and "Song For You". CD features bonus single versions of "The City" and "The Ghetto". CD
(Part of the "Golden Era Of Rock – 1965 to 1975" series!)

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✨✧ Merle HaggardTribute to the Best Damn Fiddle Player in the World/It's All In The Movies ... CD
Capitol/BGO (UK), 1970/1976. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A pair of Capitol Records gems from the great Merle Haggard! First up is A Tribute To The Best Damn Fiddle Player In The World – a hell of a record from the great Merle Haggard – partly a tribute to the western swing pioneer Bob Wills, but also a fantastic demonstration of all the growth that Merle had undergone in such a short time! The songs are all Bob Wills classics, and they're interpreted here by a group that also features members of Bob's original Texas Playboys lineup – including Johnny Gimble on fiddle and Billie Tiny Moore on mandolin – but the real revelation is the way that Merle can not only give complete credit to the way that Bob Wills influenced his music, but also step into the role of a leader with the same sort of strength as Bob – yet in a completely different way. Hag's vocals are different than other Capitol Records of the time – able to capture all the jazzy inflections that Tommy Duncan had when singing with the Texas Playboys – and the style seems to just be another feather in Merle's mighty cap at the time. Titles include "Right Or Wrong", "Brown Skinned Gal", "Misery", "Roly Poly", "Old Fashioned Love", and "Take Me Back To Tulsa". Next is It's All In The Movies – an overlooked gem from Merle Haggard – one of those sets that you might pass by because it's late in his Capitol Records career, but which turns out to be full of great original material that has Hag still very much at the top of his game! In fact, there's a nice open play with different styles going on here – not a move towards more commercial material, but maybe a hint at some of the directions he'd take on Columbia Records in the 80s – phrasing that shows Merle continuing to grow as a singer, and some more adult themes than some of the hard road tales of his youth. Titles include "Nothing's Worse Than Losing", "Living With The Shades Pulled Down", "After Loving You", "The Seeker", "Let's Stop Pretending", and "This Is The Song We Sing". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ VariousMello Jello Vol 1 – For Mello Muffins ... CD
Skinups, Late 50s/1960s. Used ... 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
(Out of print.)

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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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✨✧ VariousMello Jello Vol 1 – For Mello Muffins ... LP
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 LP features 14 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. LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ VariousSoul Of The Memphis Boys ... CD
Ace (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Deep soul from the glory days of the Memphis scene – not the better-known work recorded at Stax, but material from the smaller American Sound Studio – a new game in town during the late 60s, and a place that forged it's very own legacy in Memphis music! American recorded a variety of styles – a bit like Muscle Shoals – but this collection not only focuses most strongly on the soul music cut at the studios, but also work by "The Memphis Boys" – the superb in-house session group that included top-shelf talents like Reggie Young and Tommy Cogbill on guitar, Bobby Emmons on keyboards, and Chips Moman at the head of the group. The great Dan Penn and Spooner Oldham also did plenty of work for American – on material that was issued on a variety of labels – Atlantic, Cameo, Bell, Sound Stage 7, Smash, and others – all collected here with a deep set of notes that really gets at the special vibe going down at American. Titles include "Burning Fire" by Arthur Conley, "Someone To Take Your Place" by Bobby Marchan, "I Don't Want To Have To Wait" by James & Bobby Purify, "Ain't That True Love" by Oscar Toney Jr, "There's A Heartbreak Somewhere" by Roscoe Shelton, "Comin To Bring You Some Soul" by Sam Baker, "It Ain't Fair" by Ben E King, "Don't Take Your Love" by The Blossoms, "So Much Love" by Dusty Springfield, "Broadway Walk" by Bobby Womack, "Holdin On" by Jerry Lee Lewis, and "On The Other Side" by Lee Jones & The Sounds Of Soul. CD

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✨✧ Aynsley DunbarAynsley Dunbar Retaliation – To Mum From Aynsley & The Boys (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Vivid/Big Pink (Japan), 1969. Used ... Out Of Stock
The great Aynsley Dunbar on drums – with lots of piano and organ from Tommy Eyre and guitar solos from John Moorshead. Produced by John Mayall too! CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Charlie ParkerBird – Savoy Recordings Master Takes Vol 2 ... CD
Savoy, Mid 40s. Used ... $5.99
Charlie Parker on alto and tenor saxophone, Miles Davis on trumpet, Duke Jordan and John Lewis on piano, Curly Russell, Nelson Boyd, and Tommy Potter on bass, and Max Roach on drums. CD
(Out of print.)

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Sun RaContinuation (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Saturn/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1963. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 19.99
Mindblowing music from Sun Ra & The Arkestra – sounds recorded during the same marathon session that gave the world the records Other Planes Of There, When Sun Comes Out, and When Angels Speak Of Love – but titles that are much more obscure overall! The initial release of the material featured very misleading notes, but the true details of the session are even more impressive – as Ra plays a variety of unusual instruments alongside piano – including the piano strings, space organ, and clavioline – alongside some sublime straight horn work from John Gilmore on tenor, Marshall Allen on alto and oboe, Pat Patrick on baritone, Danny Davis on alto and clarinet, Walter Miller on trumpet, Robert Cummings on bass clarinet, and Ali Hasaan on trombone! The lineup here has that raw power the Arkestra first unleashed after their initial move to New York – almost a sense of new freedom in the new environment – even at a time when they weren't clicking on a financial level, but still continued to push forward with new ideas in music! Some passages have this great approach that links the cosmic ideas of the Arkestra with older traditions of jazz soloing – while others reflect the growing concern of the group with new textures and sounds – making for some very impressive elements on both the horns and percussion. The group is completed by Ronnie Boykins on bass, Art Jenkins on space voice and percussion, and Tommy Hunter on drums, percussion, and some mighty nice reverb – and titles include "Biosphere Blues", "Intergalactic Research", "Earth Primitive Earth", "New Planet", and "Continuation To Jupiter Festival". Beautiful 2CD reissue features sublime sounds from the original tapes, remastered – plus a full bonus CD of unreleased tracks that include "Blue York", "Conversation Of The Universe", "Red Planet Mars", "Cosmic Rays/Next Stop Mars", "The Myth", "Meteor Shower", "Infinity", "The Beginning Of", and "Endlessness". CD

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VariousYou Gave Me Reason To Live – Southern & Deep Soul From Louisiana ... CD
Ace/Kent (UK), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $14.99 19.99
A fantastic collection of southern soul – not music from the big scenes of Memphis, Muscle Shoals, or New Orleans – but work from the southwest corner of Louisiana, most of which we've never heard before, yet which rival some of the greats of the time! The package is very heavy on tracks that appeared on the tiny Anla family of labels, mixed with other rare indie singles from the time – and the vibe here is very strongly in the deep soul mode, with slow-moving grooves that adapt plenty from blues to the world of 60s soul – while singers deliver these fantastic vocals with influences that are also definitely directed by gospel inspirations! The blend is great – cuts that go much deeper than work at Stax Records, but which is every bit as great – and as usual with Kent, the package has lots of details on the artists, the recordings, and the unique scene itself. Titles include "Soul Woman" by Camille Lil Bob, "Baby Oh Baby" by Charles Greene, "For The Good Times" by Johnny Truitt, "Without Love What Would Life Be" by Terrie & Joy La Roy, "Lonely Feeling" by Sticks Herman, "Why Did I Let You Go" by Chester Randle's Soul Senders, "Sea Of Love" by Freddie Love, "Our Love Will Always Be" by Lee Bernard, "One Man's Happiness" by Moody, "Blues For Men" by King Carl, "Don't Drive Me Deeper" by Lee Bernard, "Big Boys Cry" by Bobby Charles, "If You Love Me" by Clifton White & His Royal Knights, and "To Be Loved By You" by Soul Shouting Tommy. CD

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✨✧ Sun RaContinuation (with bonus tracks) ... CD
Saturn/Corbett vs. Dempsey, 1963. Used 2CD Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
Mindblowing music from Sun Ra & The Arkestra – sounds recorded during the same marathon session that gave the world the records Other Planes Of There, When Sun Comes Out, and When Angels Speak Of Love – but titles that are much more obscure overall! The initial release of the material featured very misleading notes, but the true details of the session are even more impressive – as Ra plays a variety of unusual instruments alongside piano – including the piano strings, space organ, and clavioline – alongside some sublime straight horn work from John Gilmore on tenor, Marshall Allen on alto and oboe, Pat Patrick on baritone, Danny Davis on alto and clarinet, Walter Miller on trumpet, Robert Cummings on bass clarinet, and Ali Hasaan on trombone! The lineup here has that raw power the Arkestra first unleashed after their initial move to New York – almost a sense of new freedom in the new environment – even at a time when they weren't clicking on a financial level, but still continued to push forward with new ideas in music! Some passages have this great approach that links the cosmic ideas of the Arkestra with older traditions of jazz soloing – while others reflect the growing concern of the group with new textures and sounds – making for some very impressive elements on both the horns and percussion. The group is completed by Ronnie Boykins on bass, Art Jenkins on space voice and percussion, and Tommy Hunter on drums, percussion, and some mighty nice reverb – and titles include "Biosphere Blues", "Intergalactic Research", "Earth Primitive Earth", "New Planet", and "Continuation To Jupiter Festival". Beautiful 2CD reissue features sublime sounds from the original tapes, remastered – plus a full bonus CD of unreleased tracks that include "Blue York", "Conversation Of The Universe", "Red Planet Mars", "Cosmic Rays/Next Stop Mars", "The Myth", "Meteor Shower", "Infinity", "The Beginning Of", and "Endlessness". CD
Also available Continuation (with bonus tracks) ... CD 16.99
 
 
 



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