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David Bowie, Aladdin Sane, 1973 on RCA Victor

Bowie’s sixth studio album, this was the followup to Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. It features Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, and Woody Woodmansey (aka the Spiders…

Dylan, Dylan, 1973 on Columbia

This was the album Columbia famously released without Dylan’s authorization after he signed with Asylum Records. (He would release Planet Waves and Before the Flood on Asylum before…

Bonnie Raitt, Takin My Time, 1973 on Warner Bros

Raitt’s third full length album, produced by John Hall. Great versions of Mose Allison’s “Everybody’s Cryin’ Mercy” and Jackson Browne’s “I Thought I was a Child.” Guests include…

Waylon Jennings,Honky Tonk Heroes, 1973 on RCA Victor

I grew up with Waylon & Willie commonly playing around our household and in the last decade have come back to appreciate and collect their albums after a…

Golden Gate Groove: The Sound of Philadelphia Live in San Francisco 1973, 2021 on Philadelphia International Records

There’s a complicated set of dates here – recorded in 1973 and released originally in 2012 on CD by Philadelphia International Records and Legacy (Sony’s label for reissues),…

The Oscar Peterson Trio, In a Mellow Mood, 1973 on MPS-BASF

This 2xLP set is actually a reissue of The Way I Really Play and Mellow Mood, which were volumes III and V of the Exclusively For My Friends…

Stephane Grappelli, Just One of Those Things: Recorded Live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, 1973 on Black Lion Records

Recorded July 4th, 1973, this is Grappelli with Jack Sewing, Daniel Humair, and Marc Hemmeier. My copy via Mystery Train records in Gloucester MA. Black Lion was a…

Al Kooper, Naked Songs, 1973 on Columbia

I’m a big fan of Al Kooper‘s work throughout his long career: from the Blues Project and the first Blood, Sweat and Tears album to Super Session and…

The Isley Brothers, 3+3 featuring: That Lady, 1973 on T-Neck

The Isley Brothers is one of those bands i didn’t know well but have started to appreciate more as I collect vinyl – whenever i find a record…

Johnny Griffin, The Man I Love, 1973 on Black Lion Records

This LP, recorded at the Montmartre Jazzhuis in Copenhagen in 1967, was originally issued on Polydor in 1969 in the UK, but later in 1973 by Black Lion…

Buckingham Nicks, Buckingham Nicks, 1973 on Polydor

Self-titled debut (and only full-length) by Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks, before they joined Fleetwood Mac. It was produced by Keith Olson and mostly features songs written by…

Led Zeppelin, Houses of the Holy, 1973 on Atlantic

As many record collectors know, it’s increasingly rare to find a reasonably priced Led Zeppelin LP in original pressing – I found this one at Thread & Groove…

Oscar Peterson, The Oscar Peterson Collection, 1973 on Verve.

Oscar Peterson, The Oscar Peterson Collection, 1973 on Verve. Classic Ray Brown, Ed Thigpen, Oscar Peterson Trio – previously released on the Verve albums “In a Romantic Mood”…

The Silvertones, Silver Bullets, 1973 on Trojan Records.

The Silvertones, Silver Bullets, 1973 on Trojan Records. My copy is a @vinylmeplease reissue from 2018. Great early 70s reggae produced by Lee “Scratch” Perry

B.B. King, The Best of B.B. King, 1973 on ABC.

B.B. King, The Best of B.B. King, 1973 on ABC. Early seventies compilation of “Blues Boy” King with an ABC logo. Two tracks from the Cook County Jail,…

Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa ’70, Afrodisiac, 1973 on Regal Zonophone.

Fela Ransome-Kuti & The Africa ’70, Afrodisiac, 1973 on Regal Zonophone. My copy is a 2016 reissue by Knitting Factory

David Bowie, Pinups, 1973 on RCA Victor.

David Bowie, Pinups, 1973 on RCA Victor. Bowie covering Them, The Yardbirds, Pink Floyd, The Who, The Merseys, The Easybeats, The Pretty Things. One of my favorite early…

Nilsson, A Little Touch of Schmilsson In the Night, 1973 on RCA Victor.

Nilsson, A Little Touch of Schmilsson In the Night, 1973 on RCA Victor. A collection of standards from Nilsson – done at a tome when collections of standards…

The Original Blues Project, Reunion in Central Park, 1973 on MCA / Sounds of the South.

The Original Blues Project, Reunion in Central Park, 1973 on MCA / Sounds of the South. Concert recorded June 1973 with Al Kooper, Steve Katz, Danny Kalb, Roy…

Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye, Diana & Marvin, 1973 on Motown.

Diana Ross & Marvin Gaye, Diana & Marvin, 1973 on Motown. Triptych sleeve opens from the center in front. Duets LP from two superstars of the early 70s