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VariousThat'll Flat Git It! Volume 39 – Rockabilly & Rock N Roll From The Vaults Of United Artists Records ... CD
Bear Family (Germany), Late 50s/Early 60s. New Copy ... $18.99 20.99 About May 5, 2022 (delayed)
... CD

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✨✧ VaporsWaiting For The Weekend – The United Artists & Liberty Recordings (New Clear Days/Magnets/bonus tracks) (4CD set) ... CD
Cherry Red (UK), Early 80s. New Copy 4CD ... Out Of Stock
Your collection of work by The Vapors just got a whole lot bigger – because this 4CD set adds a lot to the group's small catalog that originally just included two full albums! First up is the album New Clear Days – a set that's maybe best remembered for one big hit, but which has a rock-solid sound all the way through! The group hail from the UK, and they've got a strong sort of Jam flavor going on here – songs that are short and fast, but super-catchy too – more tunefulness than snark, with a small current of politics in the mix too! That one hit is "Turning Japanese" – a song that most folks know, even if they don't know the group's name – and it's nestled nicely here alongside cuts that include "Waiting For The Weekend", "Letter From Hiro", "News At Ten", "Sixty Second Interval", "Cold War", and "Spring Collection". Next up is Magnets – the overlooked second album from The Vapors – a set that's every bit as tuneful and catchy as their first – a blend of early punk modes with a growing sense of songcraft – maybe in the same place at the moment as work by The Undertones, or even The Jam – with whom the group have a bit of a connection! As with their debut, the set's filled with catchy songs that should have gotten them a lot more play at the time – a nice edge, and never too polished for a bigger label – with titles that include "Can't Talk Anymore", "Johnny's In Love Again", "Spiders", "Isolated Case", "Live At The Marquee", "Daylight Titans", and "Magnets". 4CD set features 54 more bonus tracks – including alternative versions of both of the core albums, a Live At The Rainbow set from 1979, and titles that include "Galleries For Guns", "Jimmie Jones (single)", "Sunstroke", "Prisoners", "Here Comes The Judge (live)", "Billy", "Wasted", "Talk Talk", and "Move (demo)". CD
 
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✨✧ Woody AllenStandup Comic ... CD
United Artists, Mid 60s. Used ... $4.99
Incredible early standup work by Woody Allen – a lost side of his genius! CD
(Out of print.)

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Burt Bacharach/Tom Jones/Dionne WarwickWhat's New Pussycat? ... LP
United Artists, 1965. Very Good ... $2.99
The classic Burt Bacharach score for What's New Pussycat – a mid 60s sex-farce starring Peter Sellers and Peter O'Toole! The album features some amazing vocal tracks that have become enduring classics – like "What's New Pussycat?" sung by Tom Jones, "Here I Am" sung by Dionne Warwick, and the incredible "My Little Red Book" sung by Manfred Mann – but almost better than these are the Bacharach instruments – handled by Burt in ways that really move past some of the simpler stylings of his pop work of the time, yet which still have all the breezy Bacharach charm firmly intact! Some of these sweet original titles include "Marriage, French Style", "Stripping Really Isn't Sexy, Is It?", "Catch As Catch Can", and "Pussy Cats On Parade". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, including UA inner sleeve. Cover has light surface wear and a spot of pen.)

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John BarryFrom Russia With Love ... LP
United Artists, 1963. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
One of John Barry's earliest scores for Bond – when his style was nice and raw, and when the Bond theme couldn't be heard enough throughout the course of the movie! Matt Munro sings the lyrics to the forgotten title hit – and other tracks include "James Bond Theme", "Tania Meets Klebb", "Guitar Lament", "Spectre Island", "Stalking", "Death Of Kerin", and "007 Takes The Lektor". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has light surface wear and clear tape on the corners.)

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John BarryWhisperers ... LP
United Artists, 1966. Near Mint- ... $6.99
John Barry did the score for this dark British film starring Dame Edith Evans as an elderly woman slowly succumbing to the "whispers" of old age. The music is far different than Barry's Bond work, with more of a sophisticated orchestral sound – filled with dark brooding passages, occasionally punctuated by jazzier moments – which act as a nice sort of counterbalance! The score is a great step for Barry – really showing a new level of sophistication that's light years from his earlier small combo instrumental work. Titles include "Are You There?", "Sticks & Stones", "Nobody & Nothing", and "Three Attackers". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a small split on the top left corner and light surface wear.)

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John Barry & Nancy SinatraYou Only Live Twice ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Very Good ... $11.99
A great little James Bond soundtrack – written for one of the lesser-remembered Bond films, but filled with nice moments! There's a darker, moodier feel here than on some of Barry's other Bond scores – lots of stretched out tracks that have a bit more space than usual, and odd instruments punctuating the themes with an eerie, other-worldly edge that almost reminds us of some of the best Italian thriller work from the time. Nancy Sinatra sings a very moody title track – and other tunes include "Takana's World", "The Wedding", "Mountains & Sunsets", "A Drop In The Ocean", "Bond Averts World War Three", and "The Death Of Aki". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mexican pressing on UA/Gamma, in a flip-back cover with Spanish titles. Cover has some wear and aging, with lightly bent corners.)

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John Barry/Shirley BasseyGoldfinger ... LP
United Artists, 1964. Very Good+ ... $14.99
The soundtrack that put John Barry over the top – and to many, THE James Bond soundtrack! The album chills from the first notes of the haunting title theme – the majestic "Goldfinger", sung by Shirley Bassey with a tone that's as dangerous as a razor-sharp hat spinning through the air! Barry then takes over with some wonderful instrumentals – a blend of crime jazz, mood pieces, chase themes, and more – all peppered with that dark dark Bond theme that we love so much! Titles include "Into Miami", "Teasing The Korean", "Alpine Drive", "Bond Back In Action", "Gassing The Gangsters", and "Death Of Goldfinger". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label stereo pressing.)

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Shirley BasseyNever Never Never ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $7.99
A warmly-crafted 70s album from the great Shirley Bassey – a set that continues that great move she was making at the end of the 60s – shaking off some of the bolder, brassier styles that famously got her going at the start, but which were maybe sounding a bit dated after the James Bond soundtracks got too much play! Instead, Bassey's opening up in a nicely mature mode – maybe making the same sort of shift between soul and adult modes that Johnny Mathis was hitting during the same period – and working with great UK maestros Johnny Harris and Arthur Greenslade, both able to balance strings and soul on titles that include "Never Never Never", "Make The World A Little Younger", "No Regrets", "Going Going Gone", "Somehow", "I Won't Last A Day Without You", "The Old Fashioned Way", and "Someone Who Cares". LP, Vinyl record album
(A nice copy.)

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BB BlunderWorker's Playtime (2CD version – with bonus tracks) ... CD
United Artists/Esoteric (UK), 1971. New Copy 2CD ... $16.99 24.99
A really surprising step forward for two members of the legendary group Blossom Toes – guitarist Brian Godding and bassist Brian Belshaw – both musicians who were already blowing the scene away in their previous group, but who here expand their sound with a whole range of influences they'd just picked up! One of those is the voice of Julie Driscoll, who sings on a few tracks here with Godding – and another is some jazz elements they'd absorbed in the Centipede group of Keith Tippett – carried off here by guest work from Mark Charig on trumpet, Nick Evans on trombone, and even some piano from Brian Auger! Yet it's clear that Belshaw and Godding are having more than enough fun experimenting on their own with drummer Kevin Westlake – and there's an open, creative style to the record that really keeps things interesting throughout – and moves past the guitar-based modes that were the Blossom Toes stock in trade. Titles include "Rocky Yagbag", "Seed", "Moondance", "Rise", "Lost Horizons", "You're So Young", "Sticky Living", and "New Day". 2CD version features loads of bonus tracks and rare material – including "Square Dance", "Snippet With Tippett", "Come On Eyes", "Black Crow's Nest", "Freedom", "When I was In The Country", "Backstreet", "Waltz", "Earache", and "Hard Day's Night" – plus BBC live recordings of "Sticky Living" and "Go Have Yourself A Good Time". CD

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BeatlesHard Day's Night (US version) ... LP
United Artists, 1964. Very Good+ ... $24.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Black and orange label Liberty UA stereo pressing. Cover has light edge and surface wear, aging.)

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Elmer BernsteinScalphunters (MCA Classics) ... LP
United Artists/MCA, 1968. Near Mint- ... $2.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(80s issue. Cover has light wear, a small sticker spot, and a cutout notch.)

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Art BlakeyThree Blind Mice (with bonus tracks) ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1962. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A really unusual live set from the great Art Blakey – his only album for the United Artists label, but one that continues the tradition of the expanded group style he was starting to use at Blue Note! The lineup here is a sextet, one that's got even more power than the Jazz Messengers as a quintet – a group that bridges generations with older Messengers Wayne Shorter on tenor and Jymie Merritt on bass – alongside rising talents Curtis Fuller on trombone, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, and Cedar Walton on piano – the last of whom leaves a key mark on the group's sound, through his mix of soulful groove and lyrical inflections! There's maybe even more searing energy here than on the previous live Blue Note albums from Blakey – and titles include "Plexis", "Up Jumped Spring", "That Old Feeling", and "Three Blind Mice". Japanese CD replicates the original United Artists album, but with some bonus tracks – for a total of 8 titles in all. CD

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Bobby & BillyGeorgie Beatnik/Sorrow ... 7-inch
United Artists, 1960. Very Good ... $2.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record

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✨✧ Bonzo Dog BandHistory Of The Bonzos ... LP
United Artists, 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Later cloudburst label pressing.)

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Brass ConstructionBrass Construction II ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Near Mint- ... $14.99
The second album from Brass Construction – heavy horns, basslines, and stellar dancefloor grooves – a stone classic! The first one was totally great, but they cast a wider stylistic claim on II – their trademark funky sound is still very firmly in place, but they bring more to the plate. The rhythms and percussion have a more globally steeped flare at points on the album, and there's a more smoldering, slightly mellower vibe on some tracks, without sacrificing the funk. The whole thing's fused together wonderfully – with the larger group moving with the energy a much smaller combo – and titles include "Sambo", "Screwed", "Get To The Point", "What's On Your Mind", and "Now Is Tomorrow". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has some ring and edge wear and lightly bent corners.)

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Ronnie BrentMy Sweet Verlene/Love ... 7-inch
United Artists, 1958. Fair ... $4.99
... 7-inch, Vinyl record
(Labels have light wear and writing in pen.)

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CanSoundtracks (purple vinyl pressing) ... LP
United Artists/Mute, 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $30.99 31.99
The second album from Can – and one that the group maybe likes to think of as more of a bridge between Monster Movie and Tago Mago – tracks done for a variety of film projects, but which also still really show the quick evolution of the group at the time! Some of the work still features original singer Malcolm Mooney, and others feature the new rising star of Damo Suzuki – but what might be most striking here is the drum work of Jaki Liebezeit, who already seems to be pushing forward with that rhythmic pulse that would soon make the early 70s Can so amazing – recorded with stark brilliance and blended with edgey percussion, at a level that makes most of the tracks unlike anything else the world had ever heard before! Of course, there's still plenty of tremendous bass from Holger Czukay, guitar from Michael Karoli, and keyboards from Irmin Schmidt – all of whom sound amazing here – on titles that include "Mother Sky", "Deadlock", "Tango Whiskeyman", "Don't Turn The Lights On Leave Me Alone", "Soul Desert", and "She Brings The Rain". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition on clear purple vinyl and with download!)

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Diahann CarrollPersian Room Presents Diahann Carroll ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good ... $9.99
A great early album from Diahann Carroll – the kind of set that shows that she was already ahead of the pack on the scene! The album's a mix of jazz vocals and more uptown material – all handled by the young Peter Matz, who does a great job with the charts – at a level that works perfect for Diahann's vocals! Titles include "Heat Wave", "Shopping Around", "All or Nothing at All", and "Stormy Weather". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has some surface wear.)

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Diahann CarrollPorgy & Bess ... CD
United Artists (Japan), 1959. Used ... $14.99
A sultry set of vocals – Diahann backed by the Andre Previn Trio, running through mellow versions of tracks from Gershwin's Porgy & Bess. Although this was one of countless albums to come out in the late 50s, designed to coincide with the release of the film, the feeling here is quite intimate and laidback – not nearly the "cash in" effort of other records at the time. Titles include "Oh I Can't Sit Down", "Porgy I Is Your Woman", "Summertime", "There's A Boat That's Leavin Soon For New York", and "I Loves You Porgy". CD
(Out of print, 2011 Japanese pressing with obi.)

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Eddie CochranOn The Air ... LP
United Artists (UK), Mid 50s-Early 60s. Sealed ... $6.99
Includes a performance from the British TV show "Boy Meets Girl" from 1960, plus an interview with Cochran from 1957. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 80s remaster on EMI, still sealed, with some sticker remnants and a hole in front.)

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John ColtraneColtrane Time (Douglas Collection) ... LP
United Artists, 1958. Near Mint- ... $24.99
This is a repackaged version of an album that was originally issued under Cecil Taylor's name, under the title Hard Drive (and later Stereo Drive, or something like that). The record brings together two of the late 50's most promising modernists – Cecil Taylor and John Coltrane – in a group that includes Kenny Dorham, Chuck Israels, and Louis Hayes. The music is a startling mix of styles – as Taylor's heavy piano clashes noisily with Trane's free flowing lines on the tenor. It doesn't always work, but it's well worth a listen, and stands as a critical meeting of two important talents that were both best known on their own. Tracks include "Shifting Down", "Double Clutching", and "Just Friends". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s issue. Cover has a cutout notch.)

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Spencer Davis GroupTaking Out Time – The Complete Recordings 1967 to 1969 (With Their New Face On/Round The Mulberry Bush/Funky/BBC Sessions/bonus tracks) (3CD set) ... CD
United Artists/RPM (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 3CD ... $29.99 38.99
Great work from the second chapter of The Spencer Davis Group – the time immediately after Steve Winwood left to form Traffic, and the combo stepped forward into some even headier music of their own! This period of the SDG isn't nearly as well known as their early hits – and the box set is a really surprising revelation overall – music that has some of the R&B currents of the earlier group, but which is also infused with a headier, trippier style too – not just in the instrumentation, but in the way the records are put together – with cool elements that space things out slightly, but never get too indulgent! The mix is a bit like that on the earliest work of The Move – or that shift that Small Faces were taking after moving to the Immediate label – and as with previous work from the Spencer Davis Group, there's as much great Hammond on the tunes as there is guitar, thanks to the talents of new member Eddie Hardin. Some of the best cuts almost hit a freakbeat mode – with a very cool mix of mod and psych – and the 3CD set features the full albums Funky and With Their New Face On – plus material from the Round The Mulberry Bush soundtrack, lots more singles, some BBC sessions, and even some alternate and unreleased tracks too. 68 tracks in all – titles that include "Letters From Edith", "Time Seller", "Taking Out Time", "After Tea", "Sanity Inspector", "What A Way To Die", "Firefly", "Magpie", "Groove Extra", "The Girls Song", "Don't Want You No More", "Der Wassermann", and "Picture Of Heaven". CD

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✨✧ Dr JohnHollywood Be Thy Name ... LP
United Artists, 1975. Near Mint- ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging, with small stains and some separation along the top in back.)

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Electric Light OrchestraFace The Music ... LP
United Artists, 1975. Very Good ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the heavy inner sleeve. Label on Side 1 has some pen. Cover has unglued seams.)

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Electric Light OrchestraNew World Record ... LP
Jet/United Artists, 1976. Near Mint- ... $19.99
Titles include "Telephone Line", "Livin' Thing", "Tightrope", "Above The Clouds", "Do Ya", and "So Fine". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has light wear.)

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Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max RoachMoney Jungle ... CD
United Artists/Blue Note, 1962. Used ... $4.99
Rarely are such "meeting of the minds" sessions worth any fuss at all – but in this case, the masterful talents of the players turn what should be a snoozy "common denominator" session into a modernist classic that still crackles with excitement after all these years! The real success factor here is Ellington, who was hitting a point in his career when he was really beginning to experiment again – as you'll hear in the beautifully angular piano lines that he lays next to Mingus' bass and Roach's lively drums. The set's nearly all originals, and titles include "Money Jungle", "Le Fleurs Africaines", and "Wig Wise". Very nice! CD features bonus tracks! CD

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✨✧ Duke Ellington/Charles Mingus/Max RoachMoney Jungle (Douglas) ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
Rarely are such "meeting of the minds" sessions worth any fuss at all – but in this case, the masterful talents of the players turn what should be a snoozy "common denominator" session into a modernist classic that still crackles with excitement after all these years! The real success factor here is Ellington, who was hitting a point in his career when he was really beginning to experiment again – as you'll hear in the beautifully angular piano lines that he lays next to Mingus' bass and Roach's lively drums. The set's nearly all originals, and titles include "Money Jungle", "Le Fleurs Africaines", and "Wig Wise". Very nice! LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 70s Douglas Collection issue)

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EmbryoOpal (180 gram pressing) ... LP
United Artists/Loneos Editions (Netherlands), 1970. New Copy (reissue)... $28.99 39.99
One of the great space rock records of the 70s – the sublime debut from Embryo – a group who were a lot more unique than most of their contemporaries! Embryo's almost more of a jazz fusion combo than a progressive rock one – and some of their later efforts have them working with key jazz figures on the European scene, in a mode that's definitely pretty far-reaching overall. This record's maybe a bit more down to earth, with slightly shorter songs and more focus on fuzzy guitars – yet the overall approach still points to the skies with a really well-fused sort of energy, and this strong sense of imagination that really packs a lot into a small amount of space. Titles include "Opal", "You Don't Know What's Happening", "Revolution", "Glockenspiel", "Got No Time", "Call", "End Of Soul", "People From Out Of Space". LP, Vinyl record album

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Art FarmerBrass Shout ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
A great little album by this wonderful trumpeter – and one that we passed up for years because we were afraid of the words "brass" and "shout" in the title! If you're a Farmer fan, though, don't worry about this being some sort of snoozy "bold n brassy" session – because it's a much more subtle record, and features some excellent lead solos by Farmer, set amidst a larger group arranged wonderfully by Benny Golson! Golson brings a great sense of balance to the album – mixing some larger horn passages with soulfully snapping rhythms, all at a level that still allows plenty of space for Farmer to solo sweetly on trumpet. Other players on the record include Lee Morgan on trumpet and Curtis Fuller on trombone, Percy Heath on bass, and either Philly Joe Jones or Elvin Jones on drums – and titles include "Minor Vamp", "Nica's Dream", "Stella By Starlight", "Moanin", "April In Paris", and "Five Spot After Dark". CD

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Art FarmerModern Art (PA USA pressing) ... LP
United Artists/PA USA, 1958. Near Mint- ... $14.99
A seminal session as a leader by the young Art Farmer – recorded for United Artists, and a great set of tight lyrical tunes, played by Farmer in his sparkling style – in a group along with Benny Golson on tenor and Bill Evans on piano. Evans is a special treat here, as the 1958 session was recorded at a time when he was making a fair bit of appearances in various rhythm sections for horn players (like Miles Davis) – and although this role in Evans' career was a short one, it yielded some amazingly beautiful moments, as you'll hear on this album. Art's brother Addison plays bass, and Dave Bailey rounds out the group on drums. Tracks include "Cold Breeze", "Mox Nix", "Jubilation", and "Fair Weather". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue. Cover has light wear.)

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Ferrante & TeicherPlay The Carpenters Songbook ... LP
United Artists, 1975. Near Mint- ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, some tape remnants at the spine, and a small sticker in back. Label has a small sticker.)

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GroundhogsHogwash (2022 Record Store Day Release) ... LP
United Artists/Fire, 1972. New Copy 2LP Gatefold (reissue)... $42.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Record Store Day UK release. Limited to 1000 copies in the US. Includes download!)

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Marvin Hamlisch/Carly SimonSpy Who Loved Me ... LP
United Artists, 1977. Near Mint- ... $7.99
Carly Simon makes a big appearance here – singing the hit title track "Nobody Does It Better" – one of the highest-charting Bond film tunes of the 70s! But our favorites are the instrumental songs – handled by Marvin Hamlisch here with a sound that's perhaps a bit more Hollywood than John Barry, but still pretty nice overall – and with a bit less of the sentimentality that you might expect from Hamlisch's other hits of the 70s. Instrumental titles include "Ride To Atlantis", "Mojave Club", "The Tanker", "The Pyramids", "Eastern Lights", "Anya", and "Bond 77". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole, some wear and aging, and some clear tape at the corners.)

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Monk HigginsHeavyweight ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Very Good+ ... $39.99
Quite possibly the best album ever from funky maestro Monk Higgins! The record's got some of his tighest work of the time – with plenty of tight breaks, nice keyboards, and soulful sax riffs – and Monk is going full-out on the arrangements, in the manner that he used for his best late Blue Note work with The Three Sounds or Blue Mitchell. The group's listed as "The Specialties" on the cover, and they vamp along nicely, like some of Monk's funky groups from the late 60s funky 45 days. Titles include "Gotta Be Funky", "Big Water Bed", "Up On The Hill", "Last Flight To Dallas", and "Libra's Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear and a cut corner.)

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Billie HolidayLady Love (Douglas Collection) ... LP
United Artists, Early 50s. Sealed ... $14.99
Rare live work from Billie Holiday – mostly from the early 50s, but not issued until a few years after her death – in a well-done package from United Artists! The tunes were mostly recorded under the supervision of Leonard Feather – and come from two different German tour dates – one with Carl Drinkard on piano, Red Mitchell on bass, and Elaine Leighton on drums – the other with a larger group that features Sonny Clark and Beryl Booker on piano, Red Norvo on vibes, Buddy DeFranco on clarinet, and Jimmy Raney on guitar! The second set features longer tracks with a bit more improvisation – a nice treasure from these key years of Billie – on titles that include "Lover Come Back To Me" and "Billie's Blues". The trio sides are a bit more straight, but still plenty great – with titles that include "Blue Moon", "All Of Me", "My Man", "I Cover The Waterfront", and "I Cried For You". LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed 70s pressing!)

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Leroy HolmesOnce Upon A Time In The West ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Very Good ... $1.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear, a cut corner and clear tape around the edges.)

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Jorgen IngmannEl Condor Pasa ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Very Good+ ... $9.99
The Danish guitarist lays down a bunch of groovy tracks as he moves towards the 70's. Includes two tracks by Dorival Cayammi, plus some other groovy pop stuff like "Wishin' & Hopin" and "How Can I Be Sure". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Chuck JacksonVery Best Of Chuck Jackson ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s/Early 70s. Near Mint- ... $7.99
10 of Chuck's best soul cuts, originally recorded for the Wand label. This stuff virtually defines the male side of the NY uptown soul sound, as you'll hear in tracks like "Any Day Now", "I Don't Want To Cry", "I Wake Up Crying", "Tell Him I'm Not Home", and "Any Other Way". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and light aging.)

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Thad JonesMotor City Scene ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
A rare treasure from Thad Jones – a unique one-off session for United Artists, cut right around the same time as his classic 50s dates for Blue Note! The format is very laidback and open-ended – not really a blowing session, but kind of a relaxed studio outing – one that has Jones working with some players from his Detroit hometown, laying solos in the cut over some warmly soulful rhythms! Tracks are all nice and long, which gives plenty of room for solos – and in addition to Jones on cornet and flugelhorn, the set also features trombone from Al Grey, tenor from Billy Mitchell, piano from Tommy Flanagan, bass from Paul Chambers, and drums from Elvin Jones. Mitchell is always amazing in a set like this – and the album's one of his few small group sets of the time – worth it alone for his excellent playing. Titles include "Like Old Times", "Minor On Top", "Let's Play One", and "No Refill". CD

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Irene Kral with Herb PomeroyBand & I ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Sparkling work from singer Irene Kral – and possibly the best album she ever cut! The backings here are by the Herb Pomeroy group – a slightly modern ensemble that still knows how to swing with a good dose of Boston soul – and the overall feel of the album's a lot more forceful than some of Irene's other albums, packing a punch we didn't know she had, and which we're happy to hear! There's a few cooler overtones here – somewhat in the June Christie mode – but overall the sound is upbeat, full, and swinging – served up with in arrangements by Ernie Wilkins and Al Cohn. Titles include "This Little Love", "What's Right For You", "Comes Love", "Lazy Afternoon", "I'd Know You Anywhere", and "It Isn't So Good". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo light blue label pressing with deep groove – a nice copy!)

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La Playa SextetLa Playa Sextet In Puerto Rico ... LP
United Artists, 1965. Very Good+ ... $24.99
Ten danceable Latin tunes from La Playa Sextet – all handled with their cool mix of guitar, bass, and percussion! Tracks include "El Ausente", "Asi Es Borinqueno", "Pensare", "Alma Borigua", "Mi Puerto Rico", and "Sandunguera". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label WS Latino pressing from 1975. Cover has a split top seam, and a light stain on the bottom. Vinyl is nice!)

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La Playa SextetSi Si La Playa ... LP
United Artists, 1964. Very Good ... $34.99
Loads of groovers – maybe more than usual! Titles include "La Guajima Tomasa", "Sambia", "Echa Martin", "Busca La Tuyo", "Goza Mi Pachanga", and "Picalo Gallo". LP, Vinyl record album
(White label promo. Cover has some surface and edge wear, a cut corner, partially split seams and a name in marker on front and back.)

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Francis LaiMade In France (aka French Themes) ... LP
United Artists (France), Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $11.99
Really great work from Francis Lai – that famous film composer from the French scene of the 60s and 70s – stepping out here on a host of instrumentals done as a non-soundtrack project! Many of the tunes are themes that Lai did for movies – including some from fairly rare soundtracks – but they're mixed here with non-film tunes, and served up in fresh versions – all of which make for the kind of nicely unified record that shows why Francis was to French cinema what guys like Armando Trovajoli or Stelvio Cipriani were to Italian movies! Titles include "Smic Smac Smoc", "La Fontaine", "Snow Frolic", "I Think Of You", "On Croit Que C'Est L'Amour", "Les Nuits Sont Trop Courtes", "La Solitude", "Les Petroleuses", and "Adagio Por Orgue Choeur & Cordes". LP, Vinyl record album
(Brazilian pressing. Cover has ring and edge wear, a Stereo sticker, bent corners, and small tears in the sides.)

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Francis LaiMan & A Woman (aka Un Homme Et Une Femme) ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Near Mint- ... $11.99
One of the greatest soundtracks ever – an archetypal album from French composer Francis Lai, and a record that set the tone for countless other imitations to come – yet which is still the best! The groove here is really unique – a spare blend of bossa influences, jazzy organ lines, and wordless vocals that are sung beautifully by French singers Nicole Croisille and Pierre Barouh – and although a mainstream success, the record was the initial force behind the legendary Saravah imprint that Barouh would form later, to record a wide range of groundbreaking work in a variety of genres. But history aside, the music here is plenty – and from the very first note the whole soundtrack grabs you with a sense of warmth and sentiment that defy description – modes never heard before in the soundtrack world, and which really broke the mold from Hollywood conventions! Titles include the seminal bossa number "Samba Saravah", plus "A Man & A Woman", "Today It's You", "In Our Shadow", "At 200 MPH", and "Stronger Than Us". LP, Vinyl record album
(Late 70s orange label pressing.)

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Steve LawrencePortrait Of My Love ... LP
United Artists, 1961. Very Good+ ... $4.99
With orchestra conducted by Don Costa. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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Booker LittleBooker Little 4 & Max Roach ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
The legendary trumpeter Booker Little – paired here with drummer Max Roach, who was frequently Book's leader at the time! The set's got a sharp-edged and modern mix of hardbop and fresh ideas – very similar to the best Roach albums of the time – and with a similar sort of group – given that in addition to Little's trumpet, the set also features George Coleman on tenor, Tommy Flanagan on piano, and Art Davis on bass! All arrangements were done by Little – making the album a real showcase of that bold vision in jazz that was taken from us all too soon – and titles include "Milestones", "Rounder's Mood", "Dungeon Waltz", and "Jewel's Tempo". CD

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ManBack Into The Future ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has ring and edge wear and a cut corner.)

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✨✧ Lloyd G Mayers with Oliver NelsonTaste Of Honey – And A Few More Sweet Ones ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s. Near Mint- ... $14.99
This obscure record features a lost organist named Lloyd G. Mayers, and he's backed by the Oliver Nelson band at the height of its powers. Mayers' tone on the organ is nicely messed-up, and he wails away in kind of a Jimmy Smith way, while Nelson's orchestra swings swings swings. Most of the cuts are groovy covers, including "Taste of Honey", "Desafinado", "The Good Life", and "The Golden Striker". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing in the textured cover, with a small sticker in back, and small splits in the spine and bottom seam.)

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McKenna Mendelson MainlineStink ... LP
United Artists, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $19.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pink and orange label pressing. Cover has some surface and edge wear, but looks nice overall.)

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✨✧ Don McLeanDon McLean ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Near Mint- ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(In the textured cover, with a cut corner, some wear and aging, and small stained spots in back. Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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Don McLeanSolo ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole & light wear.)

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Big MillerDid You Ever Hear The Blues ... LP
United Artists, Late 50s. Very Good+ ... $14.99
Nice obscure set of blues material recorded for United Artists – featuring the little-known Big Miller performing a set of 11 compositions from the pen of Langston Hughes. The backing on here is similar to that of a Jimmy Rushing album from the same time – as it includes arrangements by Budd Johnson, and small group playing by trad-oriented musicians like Chet Amsterdam, Barry Galbraith, Vic Dickenson, Al Cohn, and Jimmy Cleveland. Tracks include "Cool Saturday Night", "Five O'Clock Blues", "Did You Ever Hear The Blues?", "Lament", and "Got To Live". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label promo, with deep groove. Cover is nice – save for a very tiny split in one corner – beautiful everywhere else.)

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✨✧ Modern Jazz QuartetMusic From Odds Against Tomorrow ... CD
United Artists, 1959. Used ... $8.99
A brilliant album through and through – not just a standout from the late 50s years of the Modern Jazz Quartet, but also a compelling soundtrack composed entirely by pianist John Lewis! Lewis' writing was always a key part of the group's sound, but here it really comes into its own – shaping out these dark, moody little scenes for the movies – which work equally well as little sound pieces on their own – still jazz, yet often moving towards something deeper and more evocative too! The vibes of Milt Jackson are a masterpiece in economy – ringing out gently and filling up the space with each movement they make – and titles include "Skating In Central Park", "A Social Call", "A Cold Wind Is Blowing", and "Cue #9". CD
(Out of print.)

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Ennio MorriconeThe Good, The Bad, & The Ugly (3CD set – with bonus tracks) ... CD
United Artists/Quartet (Spain), 1966. New Copy 3CDs ... $34.99
One of the first big moments of global fame for the legendary Ennio Morricone – and a record that still stands as one of his landmark albums all these many years later! The set's famous for its haunting theme – that "wah-wah-wah" melody that led to countless covers and samples over the years – but the whole thing's a lot more complex than just that tune – with lots of the same sense of space and brooding that Morricone brought to his music for Once Upon A Time In The West – with careful use of key instruments on a track by track basis, and these floating lines that almost signaled a whole new way of recording music for a film soundtrack. And yes, there's certainly key western elements like guitar or harmonica – but maybe more striking are all the points at which these obvious tropes disappear – to leave us with those really unique Morricone sounds that go way beyond music! Titles include "The Sundown", "The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly", "Marcia", "The Desert", "The Strong", and "The Trio". PLUS, this stunning 3CD edition might well be the most comprehensive ever – as it includes the original album, plus 63 more tracks from the film recordings – almost 3 hours of music, all of it pure Morricone genius! CD

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Ennio Morricone & Gillo PontecorvoBattle Of Algiers ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Very Good+ ... $11.99
A relatively dramatic score from Ennio Morricone– as you might guess from the military title! Some of the tunes here have a very strong military feel, but others move into surprisingly sweeter territory – that more mainstream side of Morricone's sound, but still pretty great – with full strings swelling up in lush sounds that are very compelling. There's also some subtly spooky sounds on a few of the numbers – the odd instrumental moments that Morricone could sneak in nicely on a score like this – conducted perfectly by orchestra director Bruno Nicolai. Titles include "Theme Of Ali", "Tortures", "Clandestine Marriage", "Battle Of Algiers March", "Sorrow In The Casbah", and "Algiers November 1 1954". LP, Vinyl record album
(Tan label pressing. Cover has a cut corner, spots of clear tape on seams, sticker remnant.)

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Music AsylumCommit Thyself ... LP
United Artists, 1970. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner and a small center split in the bottom seam.)

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Monty NormanDr No – Original Soundtrack ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Near Mint- ... $13.99
The first James Bond soundtrack – pre-John Barry, but already showing Bond music as a genre unto itself! Monty Norman handles the music – and brings together some cool Caribbean sounds with familiar jazz riffs – a blend that showcases the Jamaican setting of the main narrative, but also paves the way for lots of spy jazz to come! Titles include "James Bond Theme", "Under The Mango Tree", "Jamaica Jazz", "Dr No's Fantasy", "The Boy Chase", "Love At Last", and "The Island Speaks". LP, Vinyl record album
(70s mono orange label pressing. Cover has minimal wear, some tape on bottom corner.)

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Oak Ridge BoysAt Their Best ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing, still sealed with a Demonstration stamp on back.)

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Bill PottsJazz Soul Of Porgy & Bess (2nd cover) ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $13.99
A stone cooker – and one of the best versions of Porgy & Bess recorded in a jazz format! It's a slightly-forgotten fact that at the time of the big late 50s film version of Porgy & Bess, there was a bit of trouble with the soundtrack – so the market was flooded with other versions of Gershwin's score in a hope to fill the void. This is one of the best of that bunch – a very well-done set of tunes arranged and conducted by Bill Potts, recorded with a strong set of soloists that include Al Cohn, Gene Quill, Zoot Sims, Art Farmer, Bill Evans, Charlie Shavers, Bob Brookmeyer, and Harry Edison. Tracks are the usual batch of Porgy & Bess numbers – "I Loves You Porgy", "It Ain't Necessarily So", "My Man's Gone Now", "A Woman Is A Sometimes Thing", "Summertime" – all woven together wonderfully in a rich tapestry of sound, with some particularly evocative solos. LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing with deep groove, including booklet inner. Cover has light wear. Booklet has name in marker, label has a small sticker.)

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Baden PowellFresh Winds ... LP
United Artists, 1969. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
Very nice material recorded by Baden Powell in Paris, with backing by Paul Mauriat & His Orchestra. There's a nice organ player in the group, and his solos give the record a cool airy sound, and a nice bottom that's sometimes missing from Baden's other records. Tracks include "Choro Para Metronome", "Deve Ser Amor", "Chanson D'Hiver", "Berimbau", "Bachiana", and "Samba Triste". LP, Vinyl record album
('Audition Copy' stamped inside the gatefold.)

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Gerry RaffertyCity To City ... LP
United Artists, 1978. Very Good+ ... $7.99
Includes "Baker Street" and "Right Down The Line". LP, Vinyl record album

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Buddy RichBuddy Rich Big Band ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $3.99
With featured soloists that include Ray Staring on piano, Ernie Watts on alto, Bobby Shew on trumpet, Chuck Findley on trumpet, Jay Corre and Pat LaBarbara on tenor, Richie Cole on alto, George Zonce on trumpet, Bill Prince on trumpet, Walt Namuth on guitar, Walter Battagello on trumpet, John Boice on trombone, John Bunch on piano, Rick Stepton on trombone, and James Gannon on electric bass. LP, Vinyl record album

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Tito RodriguezEstoy Como Nunca ... CD
United Artists/West Side Latino, 1968. Used ... $14.99
Arrangements by Rene Hernandez and Raymond Santos – on titles that include "Bilongo", "Se Va El Manguero", "Carnaval En Caracas", "Modulando", and "Buscando La Melodia". CD
(Out of print.)

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Tito RodriguezTito Rodriguez & His Orchestra In Puerto Azul, Venezuela ... LP
United Artists, 1963. Very Good ... $13.99
One of the many famous sessions in which Tito's successful 60s group was transported to various points in the South and Central American Latin touring circuit. The sound is very classic, with tight playing by Tito's best group – and nice tracks like "Charanga Con Bossa Nova", "En Puerto Azul", "El Criticon", "El Trompo", and "Alma Llanera". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover some edge wear, aging and a name in pen on the back.)

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Jimmy RoselliSold Out – Carnegie Hall Concert ... LP
United Artists, 1966. Sealed ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Sealed mono pressing. Shrinkwrap has a sticker remnant.)

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Nino RotaFellini's Roma ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Near Mint- ... $14.99
One of the best Nino Rota scores for Fellini – and one that really recaptures all of the magic of the best early ones from the 60s! The orchestral passages are incredible – with a mix of strange instrumentation (vibes, organ, etc), and wonderfully spare arrangements. The other tracks are a mad mix of vocals and tight instrumental ditties – strung together in a way that approximates some of the live theatre and festival scenes in the film. Titles include "Vitelloni's Bar", "Chitarra Romana", "Aria Di Roma", "Rosamunda", "Trasteverina", and "Ecclesiastical Fashion Show". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has discolored spots near the opening.)

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Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, & Bob BrookmeyerStretching Out ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1958. New Copy ... $13.99 14.99
A very well-titled album – as it definitely features Zoot Sims and Al Cohn stretching out – pushing their groove a bit more than on some of their tightly-composed mid 50s sessions for RCA! The lineup is still slightly large – an octet that features Zoot and Al on tenor, plus the latter on some baritone sax too – plus Harry Edison on trumpet, Bob Brookmeyer on trombone, Freddie Green on guitar, and Hank Jones on piano – working with a relaxed, easygoing vibe that swings in a gentle style that really opens up the solos. Titles include "Stretching Out", "Now Will You Be Good", "King Porter", and "Bee Kay". All this, and the album has a cover of a very sexy model – stretching out! CD

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Zoot Sims, Al Cohn, Phil WoodsJazz Alive – A Night At The Half Note ... CD
United Artists (Japan), 1959. Used ... $18.99
Alive, and plenty lively – one of our favorite albums ever to feature the team of Al Cohn and Zoot Sims – and one that has them really stretching out a lot more than usual! The album's got a format that's quite different than the tightly-reigned sound of Sims and Cohn on other dates – as all the four tracks here run for longer than nine minutes – really allowing lots of room for solo space – and some great interplay between the reedmen too! Phil Woods joins the twin tenors on alto for two tracks – and the rest of the group features Mose Allison on piano, Nabil Totah on bass, and Paul Motian on drums. Titles include "Lover Come Back To Me", "It Had To Be You", and "Wee Dot". CD
(Out of print.)

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Terry SnyderMister Percussion ... LP
United Artists, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some gloss separation at the edge.)

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Roger Ruskin SpearElectric Shocks ... LP
United Artists, 1972. Very Good Gatefold ... $6.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light wear, and a slight bend from storage.)

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Cecil TaylorLove For Sale (with bonus track) ... CD
United Artists/Universal (Japan), 1959. New Copy ... $13.99
A stunning early album from modern piano giant Cecil Taylor – a set that hides under a surprising cover that's a heck of a lot more cheesy than anything else that's ever appeared on a record by Cecil! Yet don't let the cover fool you, or the familiar tracks on the set – as Taylor's already starting to really open up his sound and get very free on some familiar standards – working with a core trio that includes Buell Neidlinger on bass and Dennis Charles on drums – then opening the door to work on the second half from the great Ted Curson on trumpet and Bill Barron on tenor – working here on one of their first pairings together on record! The set begins with some completely wild reworkings of Cole Porter tunes – "Get Out of Town", "I Love Paris", and "Love For Sale" – then moves into original material that includes "Little Lees" and "Matie's Trophies". Features the bonus track "Carol/Three Points". CD

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Maria ToledoMaria Toledo Sings The Best Of Luiz Bonfa ... LP
United Artists, 1967. Very Good- ... $14.99
An obscure little set from Maria Toledo – a Brazilian singer who's best known for her work with Luiz Bonfa – no surprise, since she was married to Luiz, and sung on a number of his best 60s albums! The set's got Maria stepping out into the spotlight on her own, working with arrangements by a young Deodato – and performing a batch of Bonfa compositions with a sweet, light, gentle feel. The overall style is similar to Deodato's best sets of orchestral bossa of the 60s – and Maria's light vocals have a perfect tone – never too overblown or overemotive, just gently gliding with the magical sound of the tunes! Titles include "Oba Oba", "Passarinho", "Samba De Orfeu", "Menina Flor", "Samba De Duas Notas", and "Seeu Pudesse Voltar". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has some surface wear, aging, a small peeled spot from sticker removal, and a DJ Copy stamp.)

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TrafficLast Exit ... LP
United Artists, Early 70s. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Titles include "Shanghai Noodle Factory", "Just For You", "Medicated Goo", "Feelin Good", "Blind Man", and "Withering Tree". LP, Vinyl record album
(US pink and orange label pressing with Bell Sound stamp. Cover has light wear and a small sticker on one corner.)

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✨✧ Tina TurnerRough ... LP
United Artists, 1978. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $9.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole and light wear.)

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Gus ValiGreek Soul ... LP
United Artists, 1970. Very Good+ ... $4.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a promo imprint, some surface wear, large call letters in marker on both sides, and is stained in back.)

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✨✧ WarBest Of War. . . And More ... CD
United Artists, 1970s. Used ... Just Sold Out!
A dozen great tracks from funky Latin soul grooves from LA – most of which forever transformed the sound of funk! All your favorites are here, with 12 tracks in all, including "Slippin Into Darkness", "Cisco Kid", "City Country City", "All Day Music", "Me & Baby Brother", "Why Can't We Be Friends", "Whose Cadillac Is That" and "Low Rider". CD
(Out of print, BMG music club pressing.)

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WarYoungblood ... LP
United Artists, 1978. Sealed ... Just Sold Out!
War did the music for this funky soundtrack to an early Lawrence Hilton-Jacobs film, and although most of the stuff on here is just typical War stuff, there's one track called "Flying Machine" that's a long funky chase scene-type track that's worth the price of the album alone! Other tracks include "The Kingsmen Sign", "Junk Yard", "Superdude", and "Youngblood". One of the best War LPs! LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with hype sticker and small cutout hole.)

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Randy WestonDestry Rides Again ... LP
United Artists, 1959. Very Good- ... $11.99
One of the strangest Randy Weston albums you'll ever see – but a great one too! Here, the great modernist pianist/composer plays selections from the hit musical Destry Rides Again – an unusual choice, but one that he makes all his own thanks to some really inventive touches. Randy's working here with his trio (Elvin Jones on drums and Peck Morrison on bass), plus a 4 trombone lineup that includes Melba Liston, Frank Rehak, Slide Hampton, and Bennie Green (all hip players in their own right!) Liston handles the arrangements, as with many other Weston sessions – and the tracks have a strangely off-kilter sound that actually makes the hokey material sound pretty darn great! Weston's playing is especially nice, and the strange tones that issue from the keyboard are certainly not the stuff that Harold Rome imagined when composing this score – although his notes on the back seem to indicate his favorable acceptance of the material. Titles include "We're Ladies", "I Say Hello", "Once Knew A Fella", and "That Ring On The Finger". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has half split seams and spine, some wear and aging, and is lightly stained at the right side.)

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Bobby WomackLookin' For A Love Again ... LP
United Artists, 1974. Sealed ... $14.99
A stone classic from Bobby Womack – one of those records that has all his best elements firmly in place, put forward at a level that's sophisticated and polished, yet never too commercial at all! Bobby's voices are still incredible – that raspy, personal feel that's rooted in country and deeper soul modes, yet ready to take on the mainstream as well – and the tracks also still feature lots of his wonderful guitar work, which inflects the music with these deeper feelings that really holds strong – and definitely lives up to the initial charm of Womack's first few records on Minit. Most of the set was recorded at Muscle Shoals, but as a place where Womack was travelling from LA – a fact that definitely shows in the mix of rootsy elements and tighter construction – yet still handled here without any of the cliches that so many other artists might hit when recording on that scene. Titles include the killer funky stepper "You're Welcome Stop On By", which has been sampled and covered many times over the years – plus "I Don't Wanna Be Hurt By Ya Love Again", "Let It Hang Out", "Lookin For A Love", "Doing It My Way", and "Don't Let Me Down". LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cut corner.)

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Roy WoodBoulders ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $13.99
... LP, Vinyl record album
(US pressing in the textured cover, with a cut corner.)

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Frank Zappa200 Motels ... CD
United Artists/Ryko, 1971. Used 2 CDs ... $18.99
A pretty striking little record in the Frank Zappa catalog – the double-length soundtrack for the movie of the same name, and a set that explodes the Zappa palette of sound even further than some of his previous albums! A number of tracks feature a full studio orchestra – sounding as if they were lined up to perform a conventional Hollywood film score, but somehow tricked into working with Frank when he showed up on the podium to conduct the proceedings! Other tunes echo more of the Mothers Of Invention material, but with shorter selections, and lots of twists and turns along the way – all of which make the whole record this really mad pastiche of songs, sounds, and sonic interplay. Titles include "This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich", "Redneck Eats", "She Painted Her Face", "Janet's Big Dance Number", "Daddy Daddy Daddy", "The Girl's Dream", "A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes", and "Mystery Roach". CD
(Out of print. Includes a fold-out poster!)
Also available 200 Motels (180 gram pressing) ... LP 31.99

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Frank Zappa200 Motels (180 gram pressing) ... LP
United Artists/Zappa, 1971. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... $31.99 35.99
A pretty striking little record in the Frank Zappa catalog – the double-length soundtrack for the movie of the same name, and a set that explodes the Zappa palette of sound even further than some of his previous albums! A number of tracks feature a full studio orchestra – sounding as if they were lined up to perform a conventional Hollywood film score, but somehow tricked into working with Frank when he showed up on the podium to conduct the proceedings! Other tunes echo more of the Mothers Of Invention material, but with shorter selections, and lots of twists and turns along the way – all of which make the whole record this really mad pastiche of songs, sounds, and sonic interplay. Titles include "This Town Is A Sealed Tuna Sandwich", "Redneck Eats", "She Painted Her Face", "Janet's Big Dance Number", "Daddy Daddy Daddy", "The Girl's Dream", "A Nun Suit Painted On Some Old Boxes", and "Mystery Roach". LP, Vinyl record album
(50th Anniversary Edition on heavyweight vinyl – with new remastering by Bernie Grundman, and all original packaging – including poster and booklet!)
Also available 200 Motels ... CD 18.99

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VariousGolden Summer ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $8.99
Features Beach Boys, Jan & Dean, Surfaris, Trashmen, Ventures, Marketts, Frankie Avalon, Dick Dale & The Del-Tones, Tradewinds, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the poster and printed inner sleeves! Cover hasa cut corner and light wear.)

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VariousWonderful World Of Motion Pictures ... LP
United Artists, 1960s. Sealed ... $3.99
Features John Barry, Ferrante & Teicher, George Martin, Al Caiola, Leroy Holmes, Manos Hadjidakis, and more! LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing.)

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✨✧ Ray BarrettoRay Barretto ... LP
United Artists, Mid 60s/1971. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
During the mid 60s, Ray cut some killer Latin sides for the United Artists label – most of which are darn hard to find on vinyl, but many of which are collected here on this tasty 2LP set! The tracks show Ray at a pivotal point – after his initial Latin jazz recordings as a leader, and before his heavier Latin Soul recordings. The tracks focus on Ray's roots in jazz, mixed with his Charanga Moderna style – and they're really great material that never shows up that often. Titles include "Love You", "Eras", "Watusi '65", "Exodus", "Descarga Criolla", "El Picor", "Happy Birthday Everybody", "No Molestas Mas", and "Fiesta En El Barrio". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some very light wear, but this is a great copy!)

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✨✧ Shirley BasseyLove, Life & Feelings ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A serious British session arranged and conducted by Arthur Greenslade – done in a mood that's often mellow, and which has more dark corners than we'd expect from Shirley – a sad-tinged sound that often features a bit of organ brewing down in the low range of the sound spectrum. Bassey's vocals are surprisingly well suited to the setting, and there's a restraint here that really helps her take one of her best new steps in years – one that's perhaps a bit too late in her career to really make a difference, but which would have really done wonders at the start of the 70s! Titles include "Alone Again Naturally", "Midnight Blue", "Isn't It A Shame", "What I Did For Love", "Born To Lose", "The Hungry Years", "The Way I Want To Touch You", and "You've Made Me So Very Happy". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cut corner, light notch at the opening.)

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✨✧ Shirley BasseyShirley Bassey Is Really Something ... LP
United Artists, Late 60s. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Funky Shirley Bassey! This is a great set of Shirley's groove-happy work cut in the late 60s – hip tunes arranged by UK easy maestro Johnny Harris, best known for his fantastic work on the Stepping Stones record under his own name, forever a beathead classic! Features the great, funky big band version of "Light My Fire" – one of Shirley's best tunes ever, and a cut that's been sampled and remixed often in recent years! Also includes the breakbeat version of "Spinning Wheel", and the cuts "My Way", "Sea & Sand", "What About Today?", "You & I", "Easy To Be Hard", "Life Goes On" and "Yesterday I Heard The Rain". LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Charles Bernstein/Jerry ReedGator – Original Soundtrack ... LP
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sure, the film was one of Burt Reynold's cheesier moments of the 70s (he also directed it too!) – but it sports a great little score by Charles Bernstein, one that's got some funky moments you might not normally expect! There's a touch of country at points – given the southern setting common to so many Reynolds movies of the time – but the better cuts bring in some nice jazz funk elements that really expand the groove! Highlights include "Flight In The Night", a slow funky jazz groover that would make anyone on CTI shiver with envy; "Laying The Trap", which has a very similar feel; the horn-heavy "Hannah's Club"; the nice crime/cop number "Swamp Chase"; and the sitar-slinky sex track "Erotica". Other titles include "Leaving Home For A Little While", "Cocktails At The Pool", and "For A Little While". LP, Vinyl record album
(MCA Classics pressing. Vinyl has a press flaw and makes a short click during "Hannah's Club", but the rest is great! Cover has a cutout notch, light wear.)

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✨✧ Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersThree Blind Mice (Douglas Collection pressing) ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Near Mint- ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really unusual live set from the great Art Blakey – his only album for the United Artists label, but one that continues the tradition of the expanded group style he was starting to use at Blue Note! The lineup here is a sextet, one that's got even more power than the Jazz Messengers as a quintet – a group that bridges generations with older Messengers Wayne Shorter on tenor and Jymie Merritt on bass – alongside rising talents Curtis Fuller on trombone, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, and Cedar Walton on piano – the last of whom leaves a key mark on the group's sound, through his mix of soulful groove and lyrical inflections! There's maybe even more searing energy here than on the previous live Blue Note albums from Blakey – and titles include "Plexis", "Up Jumped Spring", "That Old Feeling", and "Three Blind Mice". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Art Blakey & The Jazz MessengersThree Blind Mice (UA pressing) ... LP
United Artists, 1962. Very Good ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really unusual live set from the great Art Blakey – his only album for the United Artists label, but one that continues the tradition of the expanded group style he was starting to use at Blue Note! The lineup here is a sextet, one that's got even more power than the Jazz Messengers as a quintet – a group that bridges generations with older Messengers Wayne Shorter on tenor and Jymie Merritt on bass – alongside rising talents Curtis Fuller on trombone, Freddie Hubbard on trumpet, and Cedar Walton on piano – the last of whom leaves a key mark on the group's sound, through his mix of soulful groove and lyrical inflections! There's maybe even more searing energy here than on the previous live Blue Note albums from Blakey – and titles include "Plexis", "Up Jumped Spring", "That Old Feeling", and "Three Blind Mice". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with 1A matrix and ear. Cover has a light name in the background, but is great overall – and vinyl is nice and clean.)

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✨✧ CanFuture Days (gold vinyl pressing) ... LP
United Artists/Mute, 1973. New Copy (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A mindblowing classic from Can – a set that has the group just getting better with each new record – to a point where it's the early 70s, and they're already in territory that's completely their own! The set features long tracks that spin out beautifully – driven that that rhythmic drive that the group always had at their best – so different than some of their contemporaries who might have gotten stuck in a sonic corner and never found their way out – while Can was bursting forth with energy and imagination that has kept them still sounding amazing as the decades move on! The set's the last one with the mighty Damo Suzuki, but fortunately not the last with the incredible drums of Jaki Leibezeit – and titles include the 19 minute jam of "Bel Air" – plus "Future Days", "Spray", and "Moonshake". LP, Vinyl record album
(Limited edition gold vinyl pressing!)

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✨✧ Benny CarterAspects (aka Jazz Calendar) ... CD
United Artists/Capitol, 1958. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A real corker from Benny Carter's revival period at the end of the 50s – a large group session recorded with a very strong horn section, arranged and produced by Benny himself! The album's got a "calendar" gimmick – in that each of the 12 songs feature a month in the name – but you've gotta thank Benny for getting past that simple trick and keeping things real with an unobtrusive title and cover – and some extremely strong arrangements that cook nicely no matter what the tune! Titles include "Swingin In November", "Something For October", "August Moon", "March Wind", and "February Fiesta". CD
(Out of print.)

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✨✧ Electric Light OrchestraElectric Light Orchestra II ... LP
United Artists, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(RCA club, orange cloudburst label pressing. Cover has some edge wear, the back cover has some flaking spots.)

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✨✧ Bill Evans & Jim HallUndercurrent ... LP
United Artists, Early 60s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A legendary set from the team of guitarist Jim Hall and pianist Bill Evans – both already wonderful players on their own, but really hitting a magical sort of space here together! The record is a classic in understatement – the inevitable meeting of two players who'd both made a career out of saying more with less – and both Evans and Hall manage to make this special sort of sound when working together in such a space – spare, but never short on ideas – filled with color and tone, but never overdone. The tracks are long and dreamy, and the piano/guitar lines seem to float in the air, suspended on naught but idea and imagination. Titles include a very nice version of "Skating In Central Park", plus "Dream Gypsy", "Romain", and "Darn That Dream". LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label mono pressing, in the textured gatefold cover – pre-grey label. Matrix 1A/1A. Gatefold cover has clear tape on the spine, and a small bump in one corner – but this is a great copy overall.)

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✨✧ Family BrownImaginary World ... LP
United Artists, 1977. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
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(Sealed original pressing! Cover has a tiny corner cut.)

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✨✧ Dominic FrontiereHang 'Em High ... LP
United Artists, 1968. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the more famous western soundtracks of the late 60s – a set with a great theme that's well known by many – blended here with some other great spaghetti western elements and a bit more Hollywood drama! The "Hang Em High" theme has some nice twangy guitar touches backed with horns – and it's featured a few times on the album – and other tracks have a sparer, starker sort of dramatic feel, with strings emphasizing the mood in sweeps and swelling passages that are mighty nice. Titles include "Rachel", "Tumbleweed Wagon", "Bordello", and "They Took Me". LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s MCA Classics pressing. Vinyl has a mark that clicks a bit at the beginning of Side 2. Cover has a cutout notch, light wear, and taped corners and seams.)

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✨✧ Eydie GormeCome Sing With Me ... LP
United Artists, 1961. Very Good+ ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
... LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ John Lee Hooker & Coast To Coast Blues BandAnywhere Anyplace Anytime ... LP
United Artists, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Early recordings by John Lee Hooker and his Coast To Coast Blues Band – recorded in Detroit in the late 40s through the early 50s. The Coast To Coast Blues Band may be a little misleading in the title, as the recordings find Hooker with only the sparest accompaniment on bass, drums, and guitar if any accompaniment at all – but it's the good kind of misleading, because you don't want anything getting in the way of the foot stomping, soulful blues vibe of John Lee Hooker on these early cuts! Anytime-Anytime-Anywhere is filled with that spare, intimate John Lee Hooker blues sound that came to represent so much of the the inner city gin joints of the era – on titles that include "Come Back Baby", "Forgive Me", "Street Is Filled With Women", "Moon Is Rising", "Turnin' Gray Blues", "Lord Taketh My Baby Away", "Throw This Old Dog A Bone", and "Welfare Blues". LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a mostly peeled 'records are a sound purchase' sticker, over a crimped promo stamp, light wear.)

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✨✧ Walter JacksonGood To See You ... LP
Chi Sound/United Artists, 1978. Sealed ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Sophisticated soul from the great Walter Jackson – one of the best voices ever to come out of the Chicago soul scene, and a wonderful interpreter of just about any material! The record's got some wonderful arrangements by Riley Hampton – who worked with Jackson on his earlier sessions for Okeh – and the record recasts Walter as a smooth modern singer with an adult approach, kind of in the same style as Teddy Pendergrass in the late 70s. Includes "Good To See You", "We Could Fly", "Open Up Your Heart", "If I Had My Way", "I Won't Ever Remember Losing You", and "Time". Not nearly as sublime as his work for Okeh, but still not a bad batch of tracks! LP, Vinyl record album
(Still sealed, with a cut corner and lightly bent corners.)
 
 
 



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