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VenusMadison '76 (Part II) (stereo, mono) ... 12-inch
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint- ... $28.99 39.99
... 12-inch, Vinyl record
(White label promo in a plain sleeve, with a promo stamp and large letters in marker. Includes the red Disco inner sleeve. Label on mono side has initials in marker.)

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Paul McCartney & WingsVenus & Mars ... LP
Capitol, 1975. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
Maybe the greatest moment ever from Paul McCartney & Wings – a set that features killer hits and lesser-known gems – all woven into a fantastic 70s sonic tapestry! The production and presentation of the record are wonderful – the whole thing was virtually a pop art piece when it came out – and Paul's got a way of both being intimate and charming, and helping push the whole group with soaring energy that really made them huge at the time. The album's got great production – and also features guest work from Allen Toussaint, Tom Scott, and Dave Mason. Side one is a non-stop flow of pop genius – woven from the tunes "Venus & Mars", "Rock Show", "Love In Song", "You Cgave Me The Answer", "Magneto & Titanium Man", and "Letting Go" – and side two follows up with so many great surprises – including "Treat Her Gently Lonely Old People", "Medicine Jar", "Spirits Of Ancient Egypt", and "Listen To What The Man Said". LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve and both posters! Cover has light wear and a hype sticker.)
Also available Venus & Mars (special edition) ... CD 14.99

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Paul McCartney & WingsVenus & Mars (special edition) ... CD
EMI/MPL, 1975. Used 2CD ... $14.99
Maybe the greatest moment ever from Paul McCartney & Wings – a set that features killer hits and lesser-known gems – all woven into a fantastic 70s sonic tapestry! The production and presentation of the record are wonderful – the whole thing was virtually a pop art piece when it came out – and Paul's got a way of both being intimate and charming, and helping push the whole group with soaring energy that really made them huge at the time. The album's got great production – and also features guest work from Allen Toussaint, Tom Scott, and Dave Mason. Side one is a non-stop flow of pop genius – woven from the tunes "Venus & Mars", "Rock Show", "Love In Song", "You Cgave Me The Answer", "Magneto & Titanium Man", and "Letting Go" – and side two follows up with so many great surprises – including "Treat Her Gently Lonely Old People", "Medicine Jar", "Spirits Of Ancient Egypt", and "Listen To What The Man Said". Newly remastered with an entire second disc of bonus material! CD
(2014 Paul McCartney Archive pressing.)
Also available Venus & Mars ... LP 11.99

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✨✧ Logic SystemVenus ... LP
EMI (UK), 1981. Near Mint- ... Out Of Stock
A really beautiful record from the Japanese electro scene at the start of the 80s – a record that's got some of the catchy synth modes of the period, but which also has a fair bit of other elements going on too! Logic System features keyboards from Hideki Matsutake – best known for his keyboard programming with YMO – and here, his style expands into some wider modes that almost remind us of our favorite French soundtrack styles of the period – slight currents of sentiment, and a richness of expression that goes way past the more familiar simpler forms of the keyboards. There's definitely some catchier tunes too, and the balance is very nice – on a set that's mostly instrumental, save for some occasional vocoded bits. Titles inlcude "Metamorphism", "Equivalent", "Be Yourself", "Prophet", "Morpheus", and "Venus". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great We Want Sounds reissue on heavy black vinyl. Includes booklet, obi, and insert!)

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✨✧ XTCHomespun – The Apple Venus Volume One Home Demos ... CD
TVT, 1999. Used ... Out Of Stock
... CD
(Out of print.)
 
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Eric AlexanderMy Favorite Things (180 gram pressing) ... LP
Venus (Japan), 2007. New Copy (reissue)... $54.99 59.99
A fitting title for this one – because Eric Alexander is one of our favorite things in jazz – and albums like this are the reason why! Alexander's tenor is in very sharp-edged formation here – working with a familiar quartet of David Hazeltine on piano, John Webber on bass, and Joe Farnsworth on drums – and hitting an open, expressive solo mode on every number! The more upbeat tunes are filled with the quick-thinking, freely-creative work that links Eric's tenor to that of Sonny Rollins in his best years – and the mellower tracks almost show some of the soulfulness of Stanley Turrentine or Hank Mobley. But after dozens of recordings, Alexander hardly needs to be compared to anyone else – as he clearly stands on his own as one of the few living giants in jazz. Vinyl features 5 titles that include "Sugar", "Lover Man", "My Favorite Things", "As Time Goes By" and "Airegin". LP, Vinyl record album
(Great Japanese pressing – heavy vinyl and cover, with obi!)

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✨✧ Richie BeirachManhattan Reverie (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2006. Used Gatefold ... $24.99
There's a bit of reverie here, but it's usually the swinging kind instead of the sleepy variety – thanks to a well-formed groove from Richie Beirach on piano, George Mraz on bass, and Billy Hart on drums! The tunes certainly include a few ballads, but Richie usually takes them with a freely fresh sound that gets past any obvious standard-heavy cliches – inspired, no doubt, by the inventive changes of Mraz and Hart, who seem to spur him on strongly, especially on the more upbeat tracks. Titles include "Manhattan Reverie", "Transition", "Veils", "Etude", "On Green Dolphin Street", and "Footprints". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Paul BleyEmerald Blue ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1994. Used ... $11.99 18.99
Paul Bley on piano and synthesizer, David Eyges on cello, and Bruce Ditmas on drums. CD
(Out of print, promotional stamp on CD and sticker on traycard artwork.)

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Stanley Cowell TrioDancers In Love ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2001. Used ... $19.99
A surprisingly wonderful recent album from Stanley Cowell – soul jazz piano of the 70s, but sounding equally great here in his later years! Cowell is playing acoustic piano in a trio with Tarus Mateen on bass and Nasheet Waits on drums – and his tones are round, warm, and very rhythmic – grooving along with the bass in bright tones that are awash in colors – coming off with a wonderfully joyous feel that we hardly remember from the old days, and showing Cowell to be a player that's still growing tremendously. There's an incredible amount of life to the set, and even familiar tunes are completely transformed in Cowell's hands – chopped up rhythmically, and sounding nothing like their more familiar versions. Titles include "I Never Dreamed", "Ole Texas", "Confirmation", "Dancers In Love", and "As The Sun Goes Down". CD
(2000 Japanese pressing, still sealed with obi! Promo sticker over barcode.)

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Four Levels Of ExistenceFour Levels Of Existence ... CD
Venus/Lion, 1976. New Copy ... $9.99 16.99
A raw and quite excellent batch of fuzzy Greek psychedelic rock from the mid 70s – the rare self-titled set for Four Levels Of Existence! The lyrics are Greek, so we can't speak for the songwriting on the narrative tip, but the sound is excellent – with fuzzed out guitars and some wiry lead guitar and some pretty fast drums that are impressive to say the least – with a head nodding sense of groove, too. Titles include "Metamorphic", "When The Snow Melts", "Wilderness", "Insane Men's Trumpet", "Our Fight", "Someday In Athens" and more. CD
(Limited to 1000 copies.)

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Eddie HigginsWhen Your Lover Has Gone (aka Zoot's Hymns) ... CD
Venus/Sunnyside (Japan), 1994. Used ... $19.99
Eddie Higgins on piano – with John Doughten on tenor sax, Phil Flannigan on bass, and Danny Burger on drums. CD
(2005 Venus pressing.)

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Eddie Higgins & Scott HamiltonSmoke Gets In Your Eyes (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2001. Used Gatefold ... $26.99
Scott Hamilton blows some wonderfully smokey tenor here – sounding great in the company of Eddie Higgins' trio! The date's got a really old school tenor sort of sound – echoes of Ben Webster and Lester Young, but updated too – taken to the clear, mature territory of Higgins' recent sessions with his trio for Venus Records – although this time around with Hamilton, the group's a quartet, with Steve Gilmore on bass and Bill Goodwin on drums. The ballads are especially nice, but we like the gentle swingers too – and titles include "You're My Everything", "By Myself", "Melancholy Rhapsody", "You Don't Know What Love Is", "Smoke Gets In Your Eyes", and "Lullaby Of The Leaves". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Lee KonitzJazz Nocturne ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1994. Used ... $19.99
A great straight set from the later years of Lee Konitz – one that has the altoist swinging wonderfully in the company of pianist Kenny Barron! There's a soulful undercurrent to the record that really shows Barron's hand in the sound of the session – that mature groove that Kenny always brings to his own trio records, and his even better albums with a horn player – but part of the swing also comes from the talents of James Genus on bass and Kenny Washington on drums. Titles include "Misty", "You'd Be So Nice To Come Home To", "Body & Soul", and "Alone Together". CD
(Out of print, 1993 pressing – includes obi.)

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Steve KuhnLove Walked In (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1998. Used ... $18.99
There's plenty of love in the tones of Steve Kuhn's piano here – that deeply expressive sound that we first came to love in his earliest years, matured beautifully in the subtle setting of a straight trio date like this – with help from Buster Williams on bass and Bill Stewart on drums! The title's a standard, but the record's hardly a rehash of too-familiar tunes – and instead, Kuhn unlocks most of the songs with a fresh look at their structures, and some really inventive work on piano during his solos. Titles include "Sunny", "Saharan", "All Alone", "Lines", "You've Changed", "No Problem", and "Land Of The Living Dead". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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Steve KuhnPavane For A Dead Princess ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2005. Used ... $19.99 24.99
If that's the dead princess on the cover, we sure hope they put some clothes on her before the funeral! Jokes about the cover aside, though, the album's a sublime outing from pianist Steve Kuhn – a very unusual showcase for his talents, in that it features mostly tunes pulled from classical compositions – but recast very strongly in a jazz-based vibe! The set's hardly the jazz-meets-classical date you might expect from such roots – and instead, Kuhn merely uses the core melodies as warm vehicles for expression – let loose by the rhythms of David Finck on bass and Billy Drummond on drums – both of whom swing the tunes far past any concert hall settings. Titles include "Pavane", "Reverie", "Moon Love", "One Red Rose Forever", "Swan Lake", "Nocturne In E Major", and "Pavane For A Dead Princess". CD
(Still sealed with obi, which has a small Japanese promo sticker over the barcode.)

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Steve KuhnTemptation (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2001. Used ... $18.99
A beautifully-balanced trio – the perfect piano of Steve Kuhn, warm basslines of Buster Williams, and soulful swing of Billy Drummond's drums – all wrapped up wonderfully in a set that's a great illustration of the Venus Records genius for turning out a session like this! Kuhn's all inside on the set, but he stretches out plenty – using his inherent lyricism to work in these fluid, feeling lines on his solos – taking the tunes way past familiar structures in ways that are very, well, Kuhn-like! Titles include "The Summer Knows", "Temptation", "Dark Eyes", "I Can't Get Started", "A Likely Story", and "You Better Go Now". CD
(Out of print.)

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Steve KuhnWaltz Red Side ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2002. Used ... $19.99
They had us at "waltz" with this one – because the combination of Steve Kuhn's inherent groove and the loping rhythms of the style always fit beautifully together – kind of a subtle return to the modal elements that first made Kuhn's music so wonderful back in the 60s and 70s! Steve's on piano, in a trio that also features Eddie Gomez on bass and Billy Drummond on drums – and this "red" album benefits strongly from the round, warm tones of Eddie's bass. Titles include "Charade", "Remember", "Years Later", "My Buddy", "Once Upon A Summertime", and "I'll Take Romance" – but all in different versions than the "blue" album in this color waltz series. CD
(Includes obi!)

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One For All (Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi, et al)Killer Joe ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2005. Used ... $24.99
Pure genius from a great lineup – an assortment of players who've made quite a name recording sets like this one for the Japanese market! Tenorist Eric Alexander is very firmly in place on the set – giving it the same gentle soul and well-crafted sound as his own great albums – and other players include Jim Rotondi on trumpet, David Hazeltine on piano, Joe Farnsworth on drums, and Steve Davis on trombone. The horns in the frontline are beautifully poised throughout – tightly crackling on the head arrangements, then breaking out in soulful solos – in a way that reminds us a lot of some of the legendary work by the Benny Golson-Art Farmer Jazztet. It's no surprise that the group covers the Jazztet standard "Killer Joe" – and the album also features great versions of Duke Pearson's "You Know I Care" and Ahmad Jamal's "Night Mist Blues" – plus originals "Island" and "Hot Sake". CD
(Out of print.)
Also available Killer Joe (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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One For All (Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi, et al)Killer Joe (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2005. Used Gatefold ... $24.99
Pure genius from a great lineup – an assortment of players who've made quite a name recording sets like this one for the Japanese market! Tenorist Eric Alexander is very firmly in place on the set – giving it the same gentle soul and well-crafted sound as his own great albums – and other players include Jim Rotondi on trumpet, David Hazeltine on piano, Joe Farnsworth on drums, and Steve Davis on trombone. The horns in the frontline are beautifully poised throughout – tightly crackling on the head arrangements, then breaking out in soulful solos – in a way that reminds us a lot of some of the legendary work by the Benny Golson-Art Farmer Jazztet. It's no surprise that the group covers the Jazztet standard "Killer Joe" – and the album also features great versions of Duke Pearson's "You Know I Care" and Ahmad Jamal's "Night Mist Blues" – plus originals "Island" and "Hot Sake". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)
Also available Killer Joe ... CD 24.99

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✨✧ Nicki ParrottSakura Sakue ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2012. Used ... $19.99
Tracks include "April In Paris", "Cherry Pink And Apple Blossom White", "Some Other Spring", "You Must Believe In Spring", "I'll Remember April", and "April Showers". CD
(Includes obi.)

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Derek SmithTo Love Again ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2008. Used ... $19.99
Solo piano from Derek Smith. Titles include "To Love Again", "The Bad And The Beautiful", "Moonlight Sonata–Yesterdays", "Glad To Be Unhappy", and "I Get Along With You Very Well". CD
(2009 HQCD Japanese pressing with obi.)

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Lonnie Smith/John AbercrombieAfro Blue (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1993. Used ... $19.99
That's Dr Lonnie Smith, to you – grooving greatly here on one of those sweet mid 90s sessions that really returned his organ talents to the jazz-buying public! The group on the date is co-led with guitarist John Abercrombie – a player whose work has graced soul jazz sets over the years, but who's also best known for the airier tones of his ECM recordings – tones that sometimes surface here, but which are then quickly turned into the more focused sounds needed to match Smith's clean lines on the Hammond! There's no bassist at all on the date – Lonnie handles most of that with the organ – drums are by Marvin Smitty Smith. Titles include "Impressions", "Greensleeves", "Afro Blue", and "Bessie's Blues" – all tributes to Coltrane, natch! CD adds in 3 bonus tracks to the original album. CD
(Out of print – with obi!)

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✨✧ Cedar WaltonMidnight Waltz ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2005. Used ... $14.99
Wonderful work from Cedar Walton – the kind of simple, soulful set that has us always looking out for his albums again and again over the years! There's a fluid grace here that's wonderful – a vibe that's slightly different from some of Walton's American sessions, especially those that have a slightly higher concept – and in some ways, it almost feels like there's even more punch to his piano than usual, swung nicely by rhythm from David Williams on bass and Jimmy Cobb on drums. Titles include "Midnight Waltz", "Cedar's Blues", "Turquoise", "Bremond's Blues", "The Vision", and "Dear Ruth". CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available Midnight Waltz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Cedar WaltonMidnight Waltz (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2005. Used ... $24.99
Wonderful work from Cedar Walton – the kind of simple, soulful set that has us always looking out for his albums again and again over the years! There's a fluid grace here that's wonderful – a vibe that's slightly different from some of Walton's American sessions, especially those that have a slightly higher concept – and in some ways, it almost feels like there's even more punch to his piano than usual, swung nicely by rhythm from David Williams on bass and Jimmy Cobb on drums. Titles include "Midnight Waltz", "Cedar's Blues", "Turquoise", "Bremond's Blues", "The Vision", and "Dear Ruth". CD
(2007 pressing – includes obi!)
Also available Midnight Waltz ... CD 14.99

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Denny ZeitlinAs Long As There's Music ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1997. Used ... $19.99
Beautiful sounds from pianist Denny Zeitlin – one of those players who often gets overlooked, but who's made some incredibly expressive music over the years! The album's got a sparkle that really takes us back to Denny's 60s sides for Columbia, but it's also got a slightly more mature quality as well – especially at the gentler moments – a sense of humanity that definitely comes through the passage of time in Zeitlin's years at the piano, given just the right sort of gentle accompaniment here from Buster Williams on bass and Al Foster on drums. Titles include "Cousin Mary", "Canyon", "As Long As There's Music", "There & Back", and "I Fall In Love Too Easily". CD
(Includes obi.)
Also available As Long As There's Music (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD 24.99

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Denny ZeitlinAs Long As There's Music (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1997. Used ... $24.99
Beautiful sounds from pianist Denny Zeitlin – one of those players who often gets overlooked, but who's made some incredibly expressive music over the years! The album's got a sparkle that really takes us back to Denny's 60s sides for Columbia, but it's also got a slightly more mature quality as well – especially at the gentler moments – a sense of humanity that definitely comes through the passage of time in Zeitlin's years at the piano, given just the right sort of gentle accompaniment here from Buster Williams on bass and Al Foster on drums. Titles include "Cousin Mary", "Canyon", "As Long As There's Music", "There & Back", and "I Fall In Love Too Easily". CD
(1999 paper sleeve edition – includes obi!)
Also available As Long As There's Music ... CD 19.99

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✨✧ Hiram BullockLate Night Talk ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1997. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Hiram Bullock on guitar, keys, and vocals – with Dr. Lonnie Smith on organ, Joe Locke on vibes, Ed Howard on bass, and Idris Muhammad on drums! CD
(Includes obi!)

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✨✧ Francesco CafisoNew York Lullaby ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2005. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Great work by a relative newcomer – alto saxophonist Franceso Cafiso, recorded here in a wonderful setting with backing by a trio that features David Hazeltine on piano, David Williams on bass, and Joe Farnsworth on drums! The album's got the strength of spirit of some of Hazeltine and Farnsworth's recent work for the Japanese Venus label – a style that's almost a return to classic jazz recording from the 50s and 60s, yet which also opens up with a warmer sound and a range of longer tracks that really expand the soul of the record. Cafiso's tone is warm and well-blown – never too overly-adventurous, but very well placed in the context of the strength of the trio. Titles include "Reflections", "Estate", "What's New", "Speak Low", "Imagination", "Lullaby Of Birdland", and "My Old Flame". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Eddie Higgins TrioHaunted Heart (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1997. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Part of the late 90s rise to genius from pianist Eddie Higgins – a set of simple, lyrical beauty that really holds up well over the years – one of those classics that were cut away from the age of the classics – the sort of record that Eddie should have been making many decades back, although we're more than happy he reached this point later in his career! The trio here features Ben Riley on drums and Ray Drummond on bass, a really great rhythm compliment to Higgins' work on piano – and titles include "Stolen Moments/Israel", "My Funny Valentine", "Lover Come Back To Me", "Haunted Heart", "Lush Life", "Isn't It Romantic", and "I Should Care". CD
(2010 Japanese pressing with obi!)

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✨✧ One For All (Eric Alexander, Jim Rotondi, et al)What's Going On? (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2007. Used Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Rock-solid work from One For All – easily one of the greatest straight jazz combos going, thanks to some tremendous tenor work from Eric Alexander, sweet piano work from David Hazeltine, and snapping rhythms from drummer Joe Farnsworth! Other group members are great too – and the sextet features Jim Rotondi on trumpet, Steve Davis on trombone, and John Webber on bass – all working here at the height of their powers, and also coming across with a bit more sharpness and soul than even other recent sessions on the Japanese Venus label. Arrangements are by all members of the group – and the tunes are long, and roll out beautifully with a solidly soulful feel – no surprise, given that most of them are covers of classic soul tunes from the 70s. Tracks include a great remake of "Golden Lady", plus "What's Going On", "How Sweet It Is", "Let's Stay Together", "Reasons", "For The Love Of You", and "Betcha By Golly Wow". CD
(2010 pressing in a nice gatefold sleeve – includes obi!)

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✨✧ Nicki ParrottFly Me To The Moon ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2009. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Tracks include "La Vie En Rose", "For All We Know", "Bei Mir Bist De Schoen", "Waltzing Matilda", "Do It Again", and "Charade". CD
(Still sealed with obi.)

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✨✧ Jimmy ScottAll Of Me – Live In Tokyo (Japanese pressing) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2003. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A 21st Century date from Jimmy Scott – recorded live in Tokyo with small combo backing that almost gives him more of a groove than in some of his other late-life sessions! The band's billed as The Jazz Expressions – and features TK Blue on alto and flute, Jon Regen on piano, Hillard Greene on bass, and Dwayne Broadnax on drums – players who are clearly confident enough of their own talents to not be cowed in the presence of Scott – a fact that sometimes obscures the gentler sides of Jimmy's aging vocals, but which can also be appreciated in terms of the way they don't just lay back and go for a sleepy sort of set. Titles include "I'll Close My Eyes", "Why Was I Born", "I Cried For You", "Time After Time", "Pennies From Heaven", and "You Don't Know What Love Is". CD
(Out of print, includes obi.)

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✨✧ Tete MontoliuCatalonian Rhapsody ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2014. Used ... Out Of Stock
Tete Montoliu on piano, Hein Van de Geyn on bass, and Idris Muhammad on drums. CD
(Still sealed with obi.)

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✨✧ Eric AlexanderGentle Ballads 6 ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2022. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A great installment in this long-running series from tenor saxophonist Eric Alexander – a player who also picks up a bit of alto on the record too! As with the previous volumes, this is way more than just a set of sleepy ballads – as the presentation is way more than "gentle", and the music moves with some nice currents of soul – thanks in part to superb accompaniment from John Di Martino on piano, Dezron Douglas on bass, and Willie Jones III on drums! Alexander approaches the tunes in ways that really echo his roots on the south side scene in Chicago – using them as bare frameworks, really – never losing the melody, but also really constructing his own songs as well – and reminding us again that he's one of the greatest mainstream saxophonists to come our way in recent decades. Titles include "Bright Moments", "Estate", "So In Love", "Moon & Sand", "Hush A Bye", "What Are You Doing The Rest Of Your Life", and "Say It". CD

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✨✧ Giovanni Mirabassi New York Trio with Tatiana Eva-MarieSound Of Love – A Tribute To Michel Legrand ... CD
Venus (Japan), 2022. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A warmly intimate take on the music of Michel Legrand – one that takes all the majesty of his famous compositions, and brings them down to the level of a jazz trio with vocalist – all with a sound that's really beautiful throughout! Unlike other projects of this nature, Tatiana Eva-Marie sings the originals lyrics in French, not the later translations that showed up on the American market – a quality that really gives the record a special vibe – as does the work of Giovanni Mirabassi on piano, recorded here with surprising use of echo that really gives the whole album a very moody feel. Other players include Alexander Claffy on bass and Joe Peri on drums – and titles include "Un Ete 42", "Chanson De Maxence", "Amour Amour Je T'Aime Tant", "La Valse Des Lilas", "Les Moulins De Mon Coeur", and "Watch What Happens" – plus Mirabassi's own "The Sound Of Love", a tribute to Legrand. CD

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✨✧ Pharoah SandersCrescent With Love (Japanese paper sleeve edition – with bonus tracks) ... CD
Venus (Japan), 1992. Used Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A wonderfully majestic album by Pharoah Sanders – sort of a follow up to his Welcome To Love album of ballads and standards, but handled with a bit more of the expansive soul of some of his other recordings. Like that previous album, this one has Pharoah playing tenor in a quartet with William Henderson on piano – but the difference here is that Sanders has chosen a deeper, darker set of material – one that includes a few strong Coltrane originals, which are done in freely flowing versions that take along the other tracks with their energy. Titles include "Lonnie's Lament", "Wise One", "Naima", "Crescent", and "After The Rain". This is the single LP version – presented with 2 more bonus tracks than the original album, but less than the later double CD version. CD
(Out of print.)
 
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B-52sWild Planet (clear & blue splatter vinyl pressing) ... LP
Warner/Rhino, 1980. New Copy (reissue)... $21.99 22.99 On October 21, 2022
They may look goofy on the cover, but the young B-52s are incredible here – working with this spare sense of power that almost makes us think that we didn't need most of what happened in rock and roll during the 70s – given the way these guys can distill a mood or moment down to just a few deft instrumental turns and offbeat lyrics! The record's not punk, but it's also not new wave either – at least in the conventional way – and there's a darkness here that goes way past any simple cliches you may have associated with the band – a haunting feel that transcends most of what they were ever capable of in later years. We might even say this one tops their debut – and titles include "Party Out Of Bounds", "Dirty Back Road", "Runnin Around", "Give Me Back My Man", "Private Idaho", "Devil In My Car", "Quiche Lorraine", "Strobe Light" and "53 Miles West Of Venus". LP, Vinyl record album
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Be Bop DeluxeAxe Victim ... LP
EMI/Harvest, Mid 70s. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $14.99 19.99
The amazing debut of Be Bop Deluxe – a record that's made up of all sorts of familiar parts, yet somehow really manages to set itself apart as a whole! The young Bill Nelson is at the top of his game here – a hell of a guitarist, which we sometimes forget in his later work – and a vocalist with a sinister edge that gives the record a sense of darkness that matches the compressed production and overall moody vibe – a child of the Bowie/Bolan generation, but one that's a real black sheep of the family too! The strength of the record is impossible to sum up in easy words – but it's there for the hearing, right from the very first note – on titles that include "Jet Silver & The Dolls Of Venus", "Axe Victim", "Love Is Swift Arrows", "No Trains To Heaven", "Jets At Dawn", "Rocket Cathedrals", and "Third Floor Heaven". LP, Vinyl record album
(Original UK pressing in the gatefold cover, with light ring & edge wear.)

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Lo BorgesHorizontal/Vertical ... CD
Sony (Brazil), 2011. Used ... $13.99
Lo Borges looks surprisingly youthful in the artwork for this CD – and his music sounds the same – every bit as fresh and personal as when he first sprang onto the scene with Milton Nascimento at the start of the 70s! As with other recent efforts, the songwriting is superb – as thoughtful as ever, and put together with a gentle sort of cohesion that really makes the whole thing shine – amazingly subtle, and still some of the most naturalistic material you'll ever hear from Brazil! Production is very much up to the task, with a timeless quality that makes the record feel like some of Borges' best material from decades past. Titles include "Antes Do Sol", "On Venus", "De Mais Ninguem", "Xanana", "Da Nossa Criacao", "Quem Me Chama", and "Cancao Mais Alem". CD

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BSTCMusic For A Saturday Evening ... CD
All Natural, 2008. Used ... $2.99
Modern club ready soul from BSTC – a diverse blend of of group soul, electronic flourishes, instrumentals and vocal tunes – tracks that reach back to disco, house and even a bit of bossa – and a sweet little departure for the mostly Chi hip hop oriented All Natural Inc! BSTC does a pretty tight job of blending band based grooves and studio built vibes – Andy C & Tunji handle lots of the instrumentation and production – with loads of breezy keys, synth bass and beats and soulful rhythms – some tunes with additional horns and vocals. Very fresh stuff that timelessly blends the soul grooves of the 70s onward! 14 tracks on the CD: including "BSTC", "Love It" feat JL, "Get It" feat Keanna Johnson, "Venus And Mars", "Fly Away" feat Keanna Johnson, a nice take on Tom Jobim/Astrud Gilberto's "Aqua De Beber", "Love And Lust" feat Russoul, "Suffering And Smiling" feat Yaw, "Jazz In Outerspace", "Mr AC" feat ZZAJE & Low Down Brass Band and more. CD
(Out of print, punch through barcode.)

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John ColtraneInterstellar Space ... CD
Impulse (Japan), 1967/1974. New Copy ... $14.99 16.99
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his later years – a record that has him stepping off into really new territory that would have really been something, had he stayed on the planet long enough to make more recordings like this! The vibe is very experimental – almost predating loft jazz work to come in the 70s – as Coltrane works here just alongside the drums of Rashied Ali – a fantastic match for his mighty talents, as the pair work together with a whole new extrapolation of the spiritual territory that had been unlocked on more famous records of the time. The material didn't come out until years after Coltrane's death – at a time when others were already recording this way – but the set maybe blows away some of the best material of this nature from the 70s. Titles include "Mars", "Venus", "Jupiter", and "Saturn". CD

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Miles DavisComplete Birth Of The Cool ... CD
Capitol, Late 40s. Used ... $3.99
Legendary early work from trumpeter Miles Davis – late 40s sessions for Capitol Records that are completely different than the bop material he was cutting with Charlie Parker and on his own! Instead, these sides have Miles working with a complex, more arranged style – built up with a young Gil Evans, in a mode that prefaces the later famous recordings the pair would make in the late 50s for Columbia. Here, the tracks are shorter, but beautifully blend bop ideas with fuller arrangements – and Davis blows alongside other key young modernists in a variety of larger groups – with work from Lee Konitz on alto, Gerry Mulligan on baritone sax, JJ Johnson and Kai Winding on trombones, Al Haig and John Lewis on piano, and Kenny Clarke and Max Roach on drums. Mulligan contributed plenty, too – his ideas on an overall sound definitely helped shape these sides – and the record's go on to legendary status – even though it's very different than most other Miles Davis from the time. Titles include "Godchild", "Jeru", "Move", "Venus De Milo", "Budo", and "Deception". This "complete" package follows up the core tracks with live material recorded at the Royal Roost, even before the original studio sessions – in a group that features Mike Zwerin on trombone with Konitz, Mulligan, Lewis, and Roach – plus a bit of vocals from Kenny Pacho Hagood. Titles include "Darn That Dream", "Moon Dreams", "S'Il Vou Plait", "Move", "Birth Of The Cool Theme", "Godchild", and "Budo". CD
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Dominic FrontierePagan Festival ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99 9.99
One of the few good exotica albums to ever come out on Columbia, and a nice set of orchestral pieces, with a slight eastern tinge, and the kind of arrangements that were being used by Les Baxter over at Capitol. A number of tracks have a groovy vocal chorus – and titles include "Temple Of Suicide", "Goddess Of Love", "Venus Girl", and "Jaguar God". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear and flaking in front and some light stains in back.)

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Lee MorganRumproller (RVG remaster edition) ... CD
Blue Note, 1965. Used ... $14.99
A great album by Lee Morgan – and one not to pass up! The Rumproller often gets too easily lumped next to The Sidewinder – because of an obvious title and cover similarity to that hit record – but like that one, the album's far more than jazz cliche – and shows Lee Morgan to be one of the greatest jazz musicians of the 60s. The set starts off with the title cut, "The Rumproller" – hard-wailing soul bop, in the manner of Lee's most popular work – but then it easily flows into more sensitive material that has a freer, lyrical feel – like the great original tune "Eclipso" and Wayne Shorter's "Edda" – both of which are superb. Lee is astounding, as always, on trumpet – and the rest of the group includes the great Ronnie Matthews on piano, plus Joe Henderson, Victor Sproles, and Billy Higgins. Plus, this CD reissue features a bonus track – Shorter's "Venus Di Mildew", a great composition! CD
(Out of print.)
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✨✧ Stuart PhillipsHarry Revel's Music From Out Of Space ... LP
MGM, Mid 50s. Very Good ... $29.99
Beautiful record, beautiful cover, and a fantastic bit of space age bachelor pad listening. The arrangements have a bit more of a romantic twist than the usual stuff from this era, but they're in keeping with Revel's classic Music Out Of the Moon and Music For Peace Of Mind. The arrangments here are mostly orchestral, but they get kind of wild, and there's lots of weird vocal bits, and what seems to be some occasional electronics. Titles include "Jupiter Jumps", "Polaris", "Asterodiana", and "Vibrations From Venus". The cover is beautiful, too, and features an ethereal maiden with flowing hair, transposed against an image of the galaxy! LP, Vinyl record album
(Yellow label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some surface wear, discoloration from age, and half split seams.)

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✨✧ Lou Reed & Velvet UndergroundLou Reed & Velvet Underground– Super Star ... LP
Armando Curcio (Italy), 1960s/1970s. Near Mint- Gatefold ... $14.99
Includes "Sister Ray", "Venus In Furs", "European Son", "Pale Blue Eyes", "Black Angel's Death Song", and "Beginning To See The Light". LP, Vinyl record album
(In the booklet cover, with bumped corners.)

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Science Fiction Corporation (Ackermann & Thusek)Science Fiction Dance Party – Dance With Action ... LP
Metronome/Finders Keepers (UK), 1971. New Copy (reissue)... $22.99 28.99
A really amazing record – even more incredible than you might guess from the cover and title! The whole thing's definitely a "party" in sound – as the record takes lots of familiar instrumentation and mixes it with odd sound effects and weird production tricks – creating a space age vibe that's totally incredible, and pretty darn groovy as well! Things are very upbeat, and playful – and the whole thing's got a feel that's very similar to some of the late 60s sci fi grooves of Peter Thomas, most notably his excellent Raumpatrouille soundtrack. Organ mixes with fuzzy guitar, electronics, rattling percussion, and heavy basslines – then the whole thing's layered with lots and lots of echo and studio tricks – with occasional spoken or sung vocals that heighten the mood of the tunes, yet still leave things in a mostly instrumental mode. Most tracks are pretty darn funky – in an offbeat way – and the sound of the whole thing is completely mindblowing – handled by the same guys who did the Vampires Of Dartmoor record! Titles include "Visitors Of AD 2022", "The End Of A Robot", "Flirtation On Venus", "Dance On Mars", "Man Out Of A Test Tube", "Death Rays Out Of The Universe", and "The Whistling Astronaut". LP, Vinyl record album

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TelevisionMarquee Moon ... CD
Elektra, 1977. Used ... $3.99
The masterful debut of Television! Marquee Moon is indisputably one of best records to come out of late 70s NYC . It's truly a singular achievement – one of the few records that seems to be on every rock literati's list of the all-time-bests – and actually deserves every bit of praise it gets! The guitars and vocals are bristling with all the post-punk energy of the lower east side in the 70s – but stands out for the off kilter melodicism and the extraordinary guitar heroism, courtesy Tom Verlaine. A genuine classic! Includes "See No Evil", "Venus", "Friction", "Marquee Moon", "Elevation", "Guiding Light", "Prove It" and "Torn Curtain". CD

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TelevisionMarquee Moon (clear vinyl pressing) ... LP
Elektra, 1977. New Copy (reissue)... $24.99 25.99 On October 14, 2022
The masterful debut of Television! Marquee Moon is indisputably one of best records to come out of late 70s NYC . It's truly a singular achievement – one of the few records that seems to be on every rock literati's list of the all-time-bests – and actually deserves every bit of praise it gets! The guitars and vocals are bristling with all the post-punk energy of the lower east side in the 70s – but stands out for the off kilter melodicism and the extraordinary guitar heroism, courtesy Tom Verlaine. A genuine classic! Includes "See No Evil", "Venus", "Friction", "Marquee Moon", "Elevation", "Guiding Light", "Prove It" and "Torn Curtain". LP, Vinyl record album
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Velvet Underground & OthersVelvet Underground – A Documentary Film By Todd Haynes ... CD
Polydor, Late 60s. New Copy 2CDs ... $19.99 21.99
A really well-done collection of tracks, designed to accompany the Velvet Underground film from director Todd Haynes – a set that mixes VU classics with some rare moments by the group, and a few tracks by other artists that help set the scene for their sound and inspirations! The package is a double-length set, produced by the director himself – and titles include "The Wind" by Nolan Strong & The Diablos, "17 XII 63 NYC The Fire Is A Mirror (excerpt)" by The Theater Of Eternal Music, "Road Runner (live)" by Bo Diddley, "The Ostrich" by The Primitives, and "Chelsea Girls" by Nico – plus Velvet Underground tracks that include "Heroin (mono version)", "Sister Ray (live)", "After Hours (live version 1)", "Foggy Notion", "Ocean", "Sweet Jane", "All Tomorrow's Parties", "I'm Waiting For The Man", "Sunday Morning", "Venus In Furs", and "Pale Blue Eyes". CD

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VariousCatacombs – Temple Street, Wolverhampton 1968 to 1974 – The Original Sound Of Northern Soul, Popcorn & R&B ... CD
Charly (UK), 1960s. New Copy ... $9.99 13.98
Sublime 60s soul singles – upbeat, grooving, and brought together in support of legendary UK club The Catacombs – an early hotbed for the Northern Soul scene! The package is heavy on notes and images from the club – but even if you've never set foot in the UK, or on a dancefloor, you'll still find plenty here to love – a searing batch of 28 gems from the late 60s – most of them pretty darn rare, and usually with an edge that's a lot rawer than mainstream work of the time! The Catacombs seemed to pick the cuts that still held onto some of the sharper qualities of the earliest years of soul – less smooth groovers and more gritty tracks that really make this batch stand out. Titles include "Try A Little Harder" by The Fi-Dels, "What Is This" by Bobby Womack, "Suffering City" by Johnny & Lilly, "Psychedelic Soul" by Saxie Russell, "Do Me Like You Do Me" by John Williams & The Tick Tocks, "The Wrong Girl" by The Showmen, "Every Beat Of My Heart" by The Du-Ettes, "Michael" by The CODs, "Chinatown" by Victor Knight, "House Of Heartaches" by The Neptunes, "Love Time" by Kelly Brothers, "I've Got To Have Your Love" by Mill Evans, "The Touch Of Venus" by Sandy Wynns, "If You Ask Me" by Jerry Williams, and "Nothing Worse Than Being Alone" by The Ad Libs. CD

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VariousMood Mosaic Vol 18 – Shape Of Things ... CD
Mood Mosaic (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy ... $16.99 19.99
Don't be put off by the cheesy look of the cover – as the set's filled with cool, classy funk rarities – a really wonderful selection of tracks that features plenty of gems that work perfectly here together! The long-running Mood Mosaic series has been at it longer than most – and they've continued to really grow and expand their musical palette as the years have gone on – so that by the time of this 18th volume, you'll find an amazing blend of cuts from jazz, soul, Brazilian, rock, and other global sources – brought together in a really beautiful mix of funky moods and modes! Titles include "Growing" by Hareton Salvanini, "Ceddo" by Manu Dibango, "Love To Fly" by Venus Gang, "Gang Train" by Bernard Estardy, "Coasting" by A Band Called O, "Some Kind Of Fever" by Maxine Sellers, "Slabo Day" by Peter Green, "Soul Raga" by Mehrpouya, "Main Theme" by Rosebod, and "Nijana" by Jana Koubkova. CD

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VariousOne Track Mind – More Motown Guys ... CD
Kent (UK), Mid 60s. Used ... $11.99 14.99
Never-heard songs from the Motown empire of the 60s – all new discoveries from the label's mighty deep vaults – all of them totally great tracks that make for a superb new look at the Detroit powerhouse of soul! Many of these cuts are in a Northern Soul mode – the kind of upbeat groovers that made Motown a huge favorite on the British scene right from the start, and which make the UK Kent label a perfect spot to showcase work this great – with detailed notes on all the tracks, excellent sound quality, and an impeccable ear for choosing just the right sort of tracks to pop a groove like the bigger singles from the label. Some of the cuts here are early recordings by artists who'd later break big, others are more obscure Motown acts – and the package features 24 titles that include "Goose Wobbling Time" by Popcorn Wylie, "I'll Be Satisfied" by Frank Wilson, "Where Are You" by Ivy Jo, "One Track Mind" by Marv Johnson, "Heart To Heart" by Earl Van Dyke, "Head Over Heels In Love With You Baby" by Edwin Starr, "I'm Here Now That You Need Me" by The Fantastic Four, "Imagination Is Running Wild" by The Spinners, "The In Crowd" by Jimmy Ruffin, "Wish I Didn't Love You So" by The Monitors, "The Touch Of Venus" by Marvin Gaye, "I'd Rather Forget" by The Temptations, and "Kissing In The Shadows" by Johnny Bristol. CD

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VariousPunk 45 – I'm A Mess – DIY Or Die! Art, Trash, & Neon – Punk 45s In The UK 1977 to 1978 ... CD
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $21.99 On November 4, 2022
A well-done set that really goes past the obvious choices of cuts from the early years of the UK punk scene – much more indie and obscure than some of the other collections of this nature – with a very deep dig into the world of the 7" single! Titles include "So Many Ways" by the Electric Chairs, "I'm A Mess" by Stormtrooper, "Venus Eccentric" by Neon Hearts, "Speed Freak" by V2, "Fascist DJ" by The Exile, "Feel So Good" by Lucy, "NME" by Dansette Damage, "Naive" by The Killjoys, "Cybernetic Surgery" by The Cybermen, "Bottles" by Neon, "Help I'm Trapped" by The Carpettes, "Priorities" by Trash, "Saints & Sinners" by Johnny & The Self Abusers, and "Jerkin" by The Drive. CD
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VariousPunk 45 – I'm A Mess – DIY Or Die! Art, Trash, & Neon – Punk 45s In The UK 1977 to 1978 ... LP
Soul Jazz (UK), Late 70s. New Copy ... $34.99 36.99 On November 4, 2022
A well-done set that really goes past the obvious choices of cuts from the early years of the UK punk scene – much more indie and obscure than some of the other collections of this nature – with a very deep dig into the world of the 7" single! Titles include "So Many Ways" by the Electric Chairs, "I'm A Mess" by Stormtrooper, "Venus Eccentric" by Neon Hearts, "Speed Freak" by V2, "Fascist DJ" by The Exile, "Feel So Good" by Lucy, "NME" by Dansette Damage, "Naive" by The Killjoys, "Cybernetic Surgery" by The Cybermen, "Bottles" by Neon, "Help I'm Trapped" by The Carpettes, "Priorities" by Trash, "Saints & Sinners" by Johnny & The Self Abusers, and "Jerkin" by The Drive. LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ VariousTheme Time Radio Hour Season 2 – With Your Host Bob Dylan ... CD
Ace (UK), 1930s/1940s/1950s/1960s/1970s/1980s/1990s/2000s. New Copy 2 CDs ... $14.99 24.99
A pretty amazing and deeply varied 2CD set of far reaching Americana – selections from the second season of Theme Time Radio Hour With Your Host Bob Dylan – an eclectic, exciting mix of old time soul and r&b, big band, blues, honky tonk and proto rock from decades past, and a few choice numbers from recent years! As tired as you might be of hearing about the towering genius of Saint Dylan (well earned as the kudos may be), it's pretty wonderful to hear what an adventurous ear he has for quality music regardless of genre, and the set is a heck of a lot of fun, too – how else to describe a compilation that features both late 40s kitsch from the Sherman Williams Orchestra – and fiery modern garage rock from The Dirtbombs? 50 songs on 2CDs: "Hello" by The Sherman Williams Orchestra, "Let's Have A Party" by Wanda Jackson, "Sam Stone" by Swamp Dogg, "Jump Into The Fire" by Nilsson, "Fist City" by Loretta Lynn, "One Hand Loose" by Charlie Feathers, "First I Look At The Purse" by The Contours, "Rhode Island Is Famous For You" by Blossom Dearie, "The Glory Of Love" by The Velvetone, "Young Man's Blues" by Mose Allison, "Rocket Nine Takes Off For Planet Venus" by Sun Ra, "Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud Loud Music)" by Joe Maphis & Rose Lee and much more. CD

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✨✧ Calibro 35Space (yellow vinyl pressing) ... LP
Record Kicks (Italy), 2015. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Wonderful work from Calibro 35 – a funky combo who just seem to get better and better with each new record! These guy started out in territory that was strongly influenced by older Italian soundtrack material – which they could copy with effortless ease – but this time around, they really seem to have found their own voice – kind of a cosmic approach to keyboard funk that's every bit as spacey as the cover! There's still plenty of 70s elements in the mix – and the rhythms have all the heavy grooves you'd love in a cop/crime soundtrack – but the instrumentation is often a lot more complex, and really reaching for new sounds too – using both keyboards and electronics along with acoustic elements on woodwinds and percussion – plus some other cool sounds that we can't figure out at all. Titles include "Across 111th Sun", "74 Days After Landing", "Bandits On Mars","Brain Trap", "Violent Venus", "Universe Of 10 Dimensions", "Serenade For A Satellite", and "A Future We Never Lived". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ John ColtraneInterstellar Space ... LP
Impulse, 1967/1974. Very Good+ Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
One of the greatest recordings ever made by John Coltrane in his later years – a record that has him stepping off into really new territory that would have really been something, had he stayed on the planet long enough to make more recordings like this! The vibe is very experimental – almost predating loft jazz work to come in the 70s – as Coltrane works here just alongside the drums of Rashied Ali – a fantastic match for his mighty talents, as the pair work together with a whole new extrapolation of the spiritual territory that had been unlocked on more famous records of the time. The material didn't come out until years after Coltrane's death – at a time when others were already recording this way – but the set maybe blows away some of the best material of this nature from the 70s. Titles include "Mars", "Venus", "Jupiter", and "Saturn". LP, Vinyl record album
(Green label stereo/quad pressing. NOTE – Cover is flaky and peeled at the bottom right corner, with a half split seam, and some fading along the top seam and spine.)
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✨✧ Henry FranklinSkipper At Home ... CD
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1974. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Brilliant basswork from Henry Franklin – one of the hippest cats handling his instrument on the west coast in the 70s – working here with a wicked ensemble of soulful, righteous players! Franlin's bass sets the tone of the record right from the very first note – but the album's a very collaborative effort, too – and features Oscar Brashear on trumpet, Charles Owens on tenor, Bill Henderson on soprano sax, Ndugu Chancler on drums, and Kirk Lightsey on both piano and flute! The legendary David Durrah plays piano on two tracks – his own "Waltz for "Boobuss" and "Venus Fly Trap" – and the Sisters Happiness sing vocals on the latter cut, too. Other titles include "Blue Lights", "Soft Spirit", and a version of Chick Corea's "What Was". CD

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✨✧ Wallace RoneyBlue Dawn – Blue Nights ... CD
High Note, 2019. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Fantastic trumpet work from the great Wallace Roney – the kind of record that really lets the legend show his strengths in the best sort of way – with plenty of those trademark long-blown, well-inflected notes that have always graced his music! The set is definitely blue – blue in tone, blue in construction – and Roney blows in a core group with Emilio Modest on tenor and soprano, Oscar Williams II on piano, and Paul Cuffari on bass – with shifting drum work from Lenny White or Kojo Odu Roney, plus guitar from Quintin Zoto on a few tracks. Wallace has a strong sense of color throughout, very much living up to his legacy – and titles include "In A Dark Room", "Venus Rising", "Elliptical", "Why Should There Be Stars", "Wolfbane", and "New Breed". CD
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✨✧ Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground & Nico ... CD
MGM/Polydor, Late 60s. Used ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Delicate dissonance, bruised beauty, and hazy noise pop – all in one of the best rock albums ever made – the amazing first album from the Velvet Underground and Nico! The album's the stuff of legend – and for good reason, too – a surprising slab of vinyl that barely set the world on its ear when first issued back in the mid 60s – yet a record that's gone onto have an influence felt for decades to come – arguably one of the most important rock records of all time. There's a really sinister edge to the record, even when things are sweet – and the range of subject matter and handling here is brilliant – from the dream pop slice of heaven "Sunday Morning", the melodic bitterness of "Femme Fatale", the massive White Light-esque freakout "European Son", and the sublime "Heroin" – quite possibly the inspiration for generations of drug use to come. The whole thing's a classic – with wonderful vocals from both Nico and Lou Reed – and titles include "Venus In Furs", "Run Run Run", "Black Angel's Death Song", "I'll Be Your Mirror", and "All Tomorrow's Parties". CD

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✨✧ VariousMood Mosaic Vol 18 – Shape Of Things ... LP
Mood Mosaic (Italy), Late 60s/Early 70s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
Don't be put off by the cheesy look of the cover – as the set's filled with cool, classy funk rarities – a really wonderful selection of tracks that features plenty of gems that work perfectly here together! The long-running Mood Mosaic series has been at it longer than most – and they've continued to really grow and expand their musical palette as the years have gone on – so that by the time of this 18th volume, you'll find an amazing blend of cuts from jazz, soul, Brazilian, rock, and other global sources – brought together in a really beautiful mix of funky moods and modes! Titles include "Growing" by Hareton Salvanini, "Ceddo" by Manu Dibango, "Love To Fly" by Venus Gang, "Gang Train" by Bernard Estardy, "Coasting" by A Band Called O, "Some Kind Of Fever" by Maxine Sellers, "Slabo Day" by Peter Green, "Soul Raga" by Mehrpouya, "Main Theme" by Rosebod, and "Nijana" by Jana Koubkova. LP, Vinyl record album
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✨✧ Henry FranklinSkipper At Home ... LP
Black Jazz/Real Gone, 1974. New Copy (reissue)... Out Of Stock
Brilliant basswork from Henry Franklin – one of the hippest cats handling his instrument on the west coast in the 70s – working here with a wicked ensemble of soulful, righteous players! Franlin's bass sets the tone of the record right from the very first note – but the album's a very collaborative effort, too – and features Oscar Brashear on trumpet, Charles Owens on tenor, Bill Henderson on soprano sax, Ndugu Chancler on drums, and Kirk Lightsey on both piano and flute! The legendary David Durrah plays piano on two tracks – his own "Waltz for "Boobuss" and "Venus Fly Trap" – and the Sisters Happiness sing vocals on the latter cut, too. Other titles include "Blue Lights", "Soft Spirit", and a version of Chick Corea's "What Was". LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Velvet UndergroundVelvet Underground & Nico ... CD
MGM/Polydor, Late 60s. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
Delicate dissonance, bruised beauty, and hazy noise pop – all in one of the best rock albums ever made – the amazing first album from the Velvet Underground and Nico! The album's the stuff of legend – and for good reason, too – a surprising slab of vinyl that barely set the world on its ear when first issued back in the mid 60s – yet a record that's gone onto have an influence felt for decades to come – arguably one of the most important rock records of all time. There's a really sinister edge to the record, even when things are sweet – and the range of subject matter and handling here is brilliant – from the dream pop slice of heaven "Sunday Morning", the melodic bitterness of "Femme Fatale", the massive White Light-esque freakout "European Son", and the sublime "Heroin" – quite possibly the inspiration for generations of drug use to come. The whole thing's a classic – with wonderful vocals from both Nico and Lou Reed – and titles include "Venus In Furs", "Run Run Run", "Black Angel's Death Song", "I'll Be Your Mirror", and "All Tomorrow's Parties". CD

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✨✧ Greg FoatSymphonie Pacifique ... CD
Strut (UK), 2020. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
One of the most ambitious albums to date from the mighty Greg Foat – a set that's different than some of his more intimate affairs, in that it features key contributions from British jazz giants both young and old – all working with Greg's piano, Fender Rhodes, and vibes in a style that's deeply spiritual, and filled with power! The album's hardly the pacific affair you might guess from the title – nothing too placid, as the energy really builds between members of a lineup that includes Moses Boyd and Clark Tracey on drums, Heather Wrighton on harp, Art Themen on tenor and soprano, Eric Young on percussion, and Warren Hampshire on guitars – all at a level that makes the record the deepest jazz album that Foat has ever given us! Titles include "Pointe Venus", "Mother's Love", "After The Storm", "Island Life", "Man Vs Machine", "Nikinakinu", "Anticipation", and "Symphonie Pacifique". CD

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✨✧ Shocking BlueShocking Blue – 3rd Album (180 gram turquoise vinyl pressing – with bonus tracks) ... LP
Music On Vinyl (Netherlands), 1971. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Out Of Stock
The third album from Shocking Blue, in case you couldn't guess from the title – and a set that seems to have the group increasing their intensity at just about every level in their sound! The tunes are deeper and less pop-oriented than before – with stronger guitars, and increasingly great vocals from Marisks Veres – one of the more unique singers of her generation, and already moving far past the style she used on "Venus", which was her key global moment of exposure from the group's first album. Titles include "Simon Lee & The Gang", "Shocking You", "Velvet Heaven", "Love Sweet Love", "I Saw Your Face", "Don't You See", "Bird Of Paradise", and "Moonlight Night". Also includes six bonus tracks – "Roll Engine Roll", "Waterloo", "Never Marry A Railroad Man", "Blossom Lady", "Is This A Dream", and "Poor Boy (long version)". LP, Vinyl record album
(Individually numbered limited edition pressing – on heavyweight turquoise vinyl!)

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✨✧ Velvet Underground & OthersVelvet Underground – A Documentary Film By Todd Haynes ... LP
Polydor, Late 60s. New Copy 2LP Gatefold ... Out Of Stock
A really well-done collection of tracks, designed to accompany the Velvet Underground film from director Todd Haynes – a set that mixes VU classics with some rare moments by the group, and a few tracks by other artists that help set the scene for their sound and inspirations! The package is a double-length set, produced by the director himself – and titles include "The Wind" by Nolan Strong & The Diablos, "17 XII 63 NYC The Fire Is A Mirror (excerpt)" by The Theater Of Eternal Music, "Road Runner (live)" by Bo Diddley, "The Ostrich" by The Primitives, and "Chelsea Girls" by Nico – plus Velvet Underground tracks that include "Heroin (mono version)", "Sister Ray (live)", "After Hours (live version 1)", "Foggy Notion", "Ocean", "Sweet Jane", "All Tomorrow's Parties", "I'm Waiting For The Man", "Sunday Morning", "Venus In Furs", and "Pale Blue Eyes". LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Velvet Underground – A Documentary Film By Todd Haynes ... CD 19.99
 
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VariousThink I'm Going Weird – Original Artefacts From The British Psychedelic Scene 1966 to 1968 (5CD set) ... CD
Grapefruit (UK), Late 60s. New Copy 5CD ... $39.99 65.99
Nothing weird here, just wonderful – a fantastic assortment of music from a time when the British scene was really changing things up – served up in a book-styled package with notes that are as dynamic as its music! The tracks here move way past the obvious – that's an image of John Lennon on the cover, but these aren't the tracks by The Beatles and bigger acts of the time – and instead, the collection really does a great job of digging around all the really wonderful groups that were recording for the bigger British labels of the period, but who were given a lot of freedom to really try out new ideas – both in their music, and in the way the music was recorded. The package is the best we've ever seen to present this slice of English rock – and the set features 122 titles on 5CDs – with work from Ron Geesin, Atlanta Roots, Simon Dupree, The Smoke, John's Children, Ivor Cutler, Tinsel Arcade, The Soft Machine, Canto, New Generation, Medium Rare, 117 Venusian Moonshine, Friday's Chyld, New Generation, Third Ear Band, Wimple Winch, The Deviants, Sorrows, Rupert's People, Orange Bicycle, Shuster, Felius Andromeda, Tomorrow, Crystal Ship, The Moles, and many others – and the set also features 9 never-issued tracks! CD

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✨✧ Bob Seger SystemNoah (Japanese paper sleeve edition) ... CD
Capitol/Big Pink (South Korea), 1969. New Copy ... Temporarily Out Of Stock
A really pivotal album for the young Bob Seger – still very much in the Detroit territory of his early years, but already learning how to focus all his inspirations in a really great way! If you know the very young Bob, you'll know that he began as a soul-inspired rocker – but here, with an early incarnation of the Bob Seger System, he's really starting to hit his stride – sharing lead guitar with Tom Neme, for a fuzzier version of the group than before – and really opening up those vocal chops that would soon make him a legend – but without any of the hoke of his mainstream hits of later years. A very worthy nugget from the late 60s Detroit scene – with titles that include "Jumpin Humpin Hip Hypocrite", "Loneliness Is A Feeling", "Cat", "Death Row", "Paint Them A Picture Jane", "Hoan", and "Innervenus Eyes". CD
 
 
 



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