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The Decemberists, I’ll Be Your Girl, 2018 on Capitol

The Decemberists is one of my top twenty bands of all time – I could leave their discography on repeat all week and never tire of them. That…

Leo Kottke, Ice Water, 1974 on Capitol

Although he was born in Georgia, I think of Kottke as another Minneapolis folkie. He’s one of the folks who, when I find an album I don’t have,…

Ella Fitzgerald, Misty Blue, 1968 on Capitol

My copy is a pressing on Pickwick/33, “by arrangement with Capitol Records” – not sure what year. (45 Worlds says 1971). These reissues only have 9 tracks where…

Session at Riverside, 1957 on Capitol

Follow up (of sorts) to 1956’s “Session at Midnight” recorded in Hollywood – this one recorded at the Riverside Plaza ballroom in New York. A dozen top jazzmen…

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…

Thomas Dolby, The Golden Age of Wireless, 1983 on Capitol

Thomas Dolby, The Golden Age of Wireless, 1983 on Capitol The album originally came out in 1982, but was reissued a number of times – this is a…

Lou Rawls and Les McCann Ltd., Stormy Monday, 1962 on Capitol.

Lou Rawls and Les McCann Ltd., Stormy Monday, 1962 on Capitol. Maybe ought to be “Lou Rawls Sings and Les McCann Ltd Plays Stormy Monday, with Leroy Vinnegar…

The Beatles, Rubber Soul, 1965 on Capitol.

The Beatles, Rubber Soul, 1965 on Capitol. One of my favorites – Norwegian Wood, Michelle, In My Life. Found this copy at a record fair at Mill No….

The Beatles, Magical Mystery Tour, 1967 on Capitol.

The Beatles, Magical Mystery Tour, 1967 on Capitol. Original 1967 pressing – has the “No You’re Not” under I Am The Walrus in block print vs cursive. Love…

T-Connection, Pure & Natural, 1982 on Capitol.

T-Connection, Pure & Natural, 1982 on Capitol. Funk/disco band from the Bahamas via Miami

The Beatles, Yellow Submarine, 1969 on Apple Records.

The Beatles, Yellow Submarine, 1969 on Apple Records. An original 1969 pressing from Capitol record’s Jacksonville plant. Side 2 is the orchestral score composed and orchestrated by George…

Thomas Dolby, The Flat Earth, 1984 on Capitol.

Thomas Dolby, The Flat Earth, 1984 on Capitol. Dolny’s second full length, with Hyperactive, Dissidents, I Scare Myself.

Tina Turner, Private Dancer, 1984 on Capitol.

Tina Turner, Private Dancer, 1984 on Capitol. Title track written by Mark Knopfler, 1984 by David Bowie. Hugely important album in her career reboot – technically her fifth…

Ella Fitzgerald, 30 By Ella, 1968 on Capitol.

Ella Fitzgerald, 30 By Ella, 1968 on Capitol. Thirty songs in ~53 minutes, across six medleys. Music by Benny Carter’s “Magnificent Seven” – Capitol reissue from the 70s…

Leo Kottke, Greenhouse, 1972 on Capitol.

Leo Kottke, Greenhouse, 1972 on Capitol. Kottke’s second LP on Capitol. Includes a cover of John Fahey’s “In Christ There Is No East or West” Recorded in Minneapolis…

Leo Kottke, Mudlark, 1971 on Capitol Records.

Leo Kottke, Mudlark, 1971 on Capitol Records. Kottke’s first LP on Capitol, fourth full length

Frank Sinatra, Come Fly With Me, 1958 on Capitol.

Frank Sinatra, Come Fly With Me, 1958 on Capitol. My copy is an early 70s reissue – Sinatra’s first collaboration with Billy May (arranger and conductor). A little…

McCartney III Imagined, 2021 on Capitol.

McCartney III Imagined, 2021 on Capitol. Compilation reimagining McCartney III, with contributions from St. Vincent, Beck, Phoebe Bridgers, Anderson .Paak, Damon Albarn. Love these kinds of compilations, and…

Duke Ellington, The Best of Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, 1961 on Capitol.

Duke Ellington, The Best of Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra, 1961 on Capitol. Release from The Star Line, a series on Capitol that started in the early…

Nat King Cole, The Touch Of Your Lips, 1961 on Capitol.

Nat King Cole, The Touch Of Your Lips, 1961 on Capitol. Arranged and conducted by Ralph Carmicheal – “an album of ballads as tender as a kiss” Did…