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Paul Desmond, Summertime, 1969 on A&M / CTI.

Paul Desmond, Summertime, 1969 on A&M / CTI. Desmond wrote “Take Five” and played with the Dave Brubeck Quartet as well as Gerry Mulligan and Chet Baker. CtI…

John Mayall, The Turning Point, 1969 on Polydor.

John Mayall, The Turning Point, 1969 on Polydor. I’m a huge fan ofJohn Mayall across many decades – this is his “new band” (after the breakup of the…

Fleetwood Mac, Then Play On, 1969 on Reprise.

Fleetwood Mac, Then Play On, 1969 on Reprise. Last album with Peter Green – the revised US edition with “Oh Well” on it Via Record Exchange, Salem MA

Charles Musselwhite Blues Band, Tennessee Woman, 1969 on Vanguard.

Charles Musselwhite Blues Band, Tennessee Woman, 1969 on Vanguard. Another Vinyl Me, Please reissue, the classics record for April Listening notes by Andrew Winistorfer and pressing by QRP…

Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Original Recordings, 1969 on Epic.

Dan Hicks and His Hot Licks, Original Recordings, 1969 on Epic. A wonderful underappreciated gem – glad to get a clean vinyl copy of this Via Deep Thoughts,…

The Beatles, Abbey Road, 1969 on Apple Records.

The Beatles, Abbey Road, 1969 on Apple Records. I’ve got a 1969 pressing (this one), an early 80s Capitol reissue, and the 2019 fiftieth anniversary edition. In so…

Grateful Dead, Live / Dead, 1969 on Warner.

Grateful Dead, Live / Dead, 1969 on Warner. My copy is from the 2020 Vinyl Me, Please Anthology: The Story Of The Grateful Dead. Dark Star, Saint Stephen,…

Aretha Franklin, Soul ’69, 1969 on Atlantic.

Aretha Franklin, Soul ’69, 1969 on Atlantic. From the liner notes by Ritchie Yorke : “I find it impossible to select any especially effective cuts; each is constructed…

Roberta Flack, First Take, 1969 on Atlantic.

Roberta Flack, First Take, 1969 on Atlantic. (SD 8230). Such a beautiful album – great version of “Compared to What” but also the inimitable “First Time Ever I…

Marvin Gaye, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, 1969 on Tamla.

Marvin Gaye, I Heard It Through The Grapevine, 1969 on Tamla. Was first released on Tamla as In The Groove in 1968 (TS 285), but when the song…

The Velvet Underground, Self-Titled, 1969, originally on MGM

The Velvet Underground, Self-Titled, 1969, originally on MGM My copy is a Verve reissue from the mid-eighties, remastered at Sterling and pressed at Hauppauge, with the Valentin mix…

The Byrds, Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, 1969 on Columbia

The Byrds, Dr. Byrds & Mr. Hyde, 1969 on Columbia. The only Byrds album on which McGuinn sings all the lead vocals – post Hillman, Parsons, Crosby.

Albert King; King, Does The King’s Things: 1969 on Stax

Albert King; King, Does The King’s Things: 1969 on Stax Mine’s the 2020 Vinyl Me, Please Classics reissue AKA “Blues for Elvis” on some 80s issues Extra comma…

The Stooges, Self-Titled, 1969 on Elektra.

The Stooges, Self-Titled, 1969 on Elektra. My copy is the 2020 Vinyl Me, Please reissue of the John Cale Mix. I’ve really taken to these mixes and this…

Beatles, Abbey Road, 2019, Apple/UMG

Beatles, Abbey Road, 2019 anniversary edition 3 LP box set on Apple/UMG Includes 2 extra LPs of session recordings and the new mix by Giles Martin and Sam…

Essential Hank Williams, 1969 on MGM.

Essential Hank Williams, 1969 on MGM.

Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed, 1969 on Decca/London.

Rolling Stones, Let It Bleed, originally 1969 on Decca / London Records. Mine’s the 2019 50th Anniversary reissue & remaster on ABCKO.  Great remaster and quality pressing. You…

Townes Van Zandt, Our Mother the Mountain, 1969 on Poppy / Tomato records.

My copy is a 2007 Fat Possum pressing. Some folks don’t like the production here by Jack Clement, but I love this record. Via Residency Records, Salem MA

Isaac Hayes: Hot Buttered Soul, 1969 on Enterprise Records

Isaac Hayes: Hot Buttered Soul, 1969 on Enterprise Records (ENS-1001). Found this at the Mill No.5 record fair back in October Enterprise was a division of Stax named…

Blind Faith, self-titled, 1969

Blind Faith, self-titled debut (and only) album, 1969. This is the US cover, on Atco records – the band took its name from the artwork in the photo…