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Fugees, The Score, 1996 on Columbia / Ruffhouse

Very hard to find original pressings of this – my copy is a 2021 reissue. This is an absolute must have, alongside The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill, which…

The Chesterfield Kings, The Berlin Wall of Sound, 1990 on Mirror Records

The Chesterfield Kings were a garage-rock band from Rochester NY fronted by Greg Prevost. i randomly found a single of theirs in the mid-eighties (“She Told Me Lies”)…

Fiona Apple, When the Pawn . . . , 1999 on Clean Slate / Epic

The full title is: When The Pawn Hits The Conflicts He Thinks Like A King What He Knows Throws The Blows When He Goes To The Fight And…

Johnnie Frierson, Have You Been Good To Yourself, 2016 on Light in the Attic

Took a flyer on this one at a $10 sale at Vinyl Destination in Lowell, based on my appreciation of other Light in the Attic reissues – it’s…

Naughty By Nature, Naughty By Nature, 1991 on Tommy Boy

Though self-titled, this is actually their second album together, the first (Independent Leaders) being released under the artist name The New Style. The unavoidable massive hit here was…

De La Soul, Stakes Is High, 1996 on Tommy Boy

So happy to see De La Soul’s catalog get reissued with quality new pressings. Three Feet High and Rising was one of my favorite hip hop albums of…

Various Artists, Ruby Trax: The NME’s Roaring Forty, 1992 on New Musical Express.

This was a 3xLP box set issued to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the New Musical Express – which ran in print from 1952 to 2018 when it…

Prince Paul, Prince Among Thieves, 1999 on Tommy Boy

Another excellent reissue by Vinyl Me Please in their Rap & Hip Hop track. Prince Paul was a major producer of 80s and 90s hip hop. I came…

The Alarm, Standards, 1990 on IRS

Compilation from IRS records in 1990 – most of the songs you’d expect from their earlier LPs, plus A New South Wales and Happy Christmas (War is Over)….

Pink Floyd, Live at Knebworth 1990, 2021 on Pink Floyd Records / Sony Music Entertainment

Although the concert recorded here is from 1990 (“Recorded at Knebworth House, Knebworth, Hertfordshire, UK, on 30 June 1990 in aid of the Nordoff Robbins Music Centre and…

Living Colour, Time’s Up, 1990 on Epic

The sophomore album from Vernon Reid, Corey Glover, Muzz Skllings, and Will Calhoun, following up 1988’s Vivid with its smash hit Cult of Personality. This is really just…

AIR, Moon Safari, 1998 on Caroline/Source.

The debut album from AIR (labelled as “AIR French Band” on the cover – originally released on Source in France and Caroline in the US. My copy is…

Beastie Boys, Check Your Head, 1992 on Capitol / Grand Royal

My copy is the 2022 Vinyl Me, Please reissue 30th Anniversary Edition on Red Vinyl. Amazing to me that this is 30 years old but still sounds very…

Vic Chesnutt, Little, 1990 on Texas Hotel.

Vic Chesnutt, Little, 1990 on Texas Hotel. My copy is the 2017 New West reissue with bonus tracks (which sounds awesome). Chesnutt’s debut album, produced by Michael Stipe…

Pinetop Perkins, Live at Antone’s Vol. 1, 2000 on Antone’s Records.

Pinetop Perkins, Live at Antone’s Vol. 1, 2000 on Antone’s Records. My copy is the 2xLP reissue from 2015 through New West Records. Great live blues recorded in…

The Pharcyde, Labcabincalifornia, 1995 on Delicious Vinyl.

The Pharcyde, Labcabincalifornia, 1995 on Delicious Vinyl. My copy in the @vinylmeplease reissue All about somethin’ that means somethin’

Willie Nelson, Across The Borderline, 1993 on Columbia.

Willie Nelson, Across The Borderline, 1993 on Columbia. Recently issued on vinyl for the first time as part of Vinyl Me, Please’s 2022 anthology The Story of Willie…

The Notorious B.I.G., Ready To Die, 1994 on Bad Boy.

The Notorious B.I.G., Ready To Die, 1994 on Bad Boy. My copy is the 2022 Vinyl Me, Please reissue, with notes by Tyler Barstow and artwork by BrĂ¡ulio…

Lucinda Williams, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, 1998 on Mercury.

Lucinda Williams, Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, 1998 on Mercury. My copy is the Music on Vinyl reissue from 2014 which is a great release. Another album…

A Tribe Called Quest, Low End Theory, 1991 on Jive.

A Tribe Called Quest, Low End Theory, 1991 on Jive. Tribe were part of the Native Tongues collective, with De La Soul, Queen Latifah, and Jungle Brothers. Busta…