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Ray Charles, Ray Charles in Person, 1960 on Atlantic

Recorded live May 28th, 1959 at the WAOK fifth anniversary celebration, Herndon Stadium in Atlanta. Recorded from the audience, reportedly from a single microphone 100 feet from the…

Crosby, Stills, Nash, & Young, So Far, 1974 on Atlantic

I didn’t realize until many years later this was a compilation album – basically [Greatest Hits] So Far because I was coming to their music so many years…

INXS, Listen Like Thieves, 1985 on Atlantic

This was INXS’ fifth studio album, but had their first US breakthrough hit with “What You Need.” Recorded at Rhinoceros in Sydney and produced by Chris Thomas. Includes…

Otis Redding, The Immortal Otis Redding, 1968 on ATCO

The second posthumous releases after Redding died in December 1967 – recordings made during the spring, summer and fall of 1967. Atlantic owned the rights to Redding’s catalog…

Eddie Harris & Les McCann, Second Movement, 1971 on Atlantic

Follow-up to the massively successful Swiss Movement (“Compared to What”), recorded at Atlantic Studios. Harris and McCann are joined by Cornell Dupree, James Rowser, Donald Dean, and Bernard…

Peter Gabriel, Peter Gabriel, 1978 on Atlantic.

The second in the series of self-titled albums Gabriel put out between 1977 and 1982, this one is sometimes called Peter Gabriel 2 or known as “Scratch” to…

Aretha Franklin, Aretha Arrives, 1967 on Columbia

Aretha’s 11th album and second for Atlantic – the follow up to I Never Loved a Man. Includings covers of the Rolling Stone’s “Satisfaction” and the ? and…

Wilson Pickett, Hey Jude, 1969 on Atlantic

Recorded at Fame studios in Muscle Shoals Alabama with a band that included Duane Allman as well as Jerry Jemmott and Roger Hawkins. It’s a classic late 60s…

Aretha Franklin, I Never Loved A Man The Way I Love You, 1967 on Atlantic

My copy is a 2022 reissue by Vinyl Me, Please as a part of their Essentials track. It was actually Franklin’s tenth studio album but her first release…

Les McCann, Talk to the People, 1972 on Atlantic

This comes a few years after Swiss Movement (with Eddie Harris) and the success of “Compared to What” and opens with a cover of Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Going…

Roberta Flack, Quiet Fire, 1971 on Atlantic

Flack’s third album, with “Will You Still Love Me Tomorrow” as the hit single, but also including covers of Bridge Over Troubled Water and To Love Somebody (among…

Nat Adderley, Autobiography, 1965 on Atlantic

Original 60s pressing in mono via Island Music in Vineyard Haven. This is Adderley doing all his own compositions, with support from Sam Jones, Bruno Carr, Grady Tate,…

Freddie King, My Feeling for the Blues, 1970 on Cotillion

One of the “three kings” of the blues, this is King’s second album after signing with Atlantic (Cotillion is a subsidiary) before moving to Shelter records (Leon Russell’s…

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…

Les McCann & Eddie Harris, Swiss Movement, 1969 on Atlantic

McCann & Harris recorded live at the Montreux Jazz Festival, with Leroy Vinnegar (bass), Donald Dean (drums), and Benny Bailey (trumpet). The single “Compared To What” became a…

Ornette Coleman, The Shape Of Jazz To Come, 1959 on Atlantic.

Ornette Coleman, The Shape Of Jazz To Come, 1959 on Atlantic. Coleman’s debut on Atlantic and his third LP. With Don Cherry, Charlie Haden, and Billy Higgins. My…

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, 1958 on Atlantic.

Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers with Thelonious Monk, 1958 on Atlantic. My copy is a 1977 reissue with the Rockefeller Plaza address. Classic collaboration

Chic, Risqué, 1979 on Atlantic.

Chic, Risqué, 1979 on Atlantic. Side one track one: Good Times. That bass line! Classic Nile Rodgers Bernard Edwards Via Island Music in Vineyard Haven.

Herbie Mann, Herbie Mann Returns to the Village Gate, 1963 on Atlantic (1407).

Herbie Mann, Herbie Mann Returns to the Village Gate, 1963 on Atlantic (1407). Jazz flute- one in a series of Village Gate LPs dlr Herbie Mann. Cover painting…

Phineas Newborn Jr., Here Is Phineas (The Piano Artistry of Phineas Newborn Jr.), 1956 on Atlantic.

Phineas Newborn Jr., Here Is Phineas (The Piano Artistry of Phuneas Newborn Jr.), 1956 on Atlantic. 2022 repress via Vinyl Me, Please Great version of “All the Things…