Tag: Epic

Fiona Apple, The Idler Wheel . . . , 2012 on Clean Slate / Epic

The full title is The Idler Wheel Is Wiser Than The Driver Of The Screw And Whipping Cords Will Serve You More Than Ropes Will Ever Do but…

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, The Sky is Crying, 1991 on Epic

This was the fifth and final studio album from Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, compiling tracks cut earlier and released more than a year after Vaughan’s death…

Jeff Beck, Truth, 1968 on Epic

This was Beck’s solo debut, following after time in the Yardbirds, and features Ron Wood, pre-Faces Rod Stewart, Keith Moon (credited as “You Know Who”) and Mick Waller…

Dead or Alive, Youthquake, 1985 on Epic

Dead or Alive sometimes get put in the one hit wonder category, based on the massive success of “You Spin Me Round” but this is really a great…

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…

Michael Jackson, Thriller, 1982 on Epic

I remember listening to this right when it came out. I was young enough to not yet know I was supposed to reject Michael as too popular or…

Sly and the Family Stone, Stand!, 1969 on Epic

If you find a Sly and the Family Stone record in good shape and don’t already have it, just buy it. This is their fourth album, and has…

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…

Fiona Apple, Extraordinary Machine, 2005 on Epic / Clean Slate

My copy is a 2022 reissue by Vinyl Me, Please. This was Apple’s third LP. The album was initially completed in 2003 with production by John Brion, but…

Herb Eillis and Stuff Smith, Together!, 1963 on Epic.

Herb Eillis and Stuff Smith, Together!, 1963 on Epic. An original mono pressing – Herb Ellis on guitar and Stuff Smith on violin, with Al McKibbon, Lou Levy,…

Michael Jackson, Off the Wall, 1979 on Epic.

Michael Jackson, Off the Wall, 1979 on Epic. Classic MJ, the lead up to Thriller – Don’t Stop ‘Till You Get Enough, Rock With You

The Clash, London Calling, 1979 on CBS/Epic.

The Clash, London Calling, 1979 on CBS/Epic. 2015 reissue by Columbia/Sony Music, sounds great. Feels appropriate today.

The Godfathers; Birth, School, Work, Death; 1988 on Epic.

The Godfathers; Birth, School, Work, Death; 1988 on Epic. Peter and Chris Coyne with George Mazur, Kris Dillinore and Mike Gibson. Love the school photos on the inner…

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,…

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Couldn’t Stand the Weather, 1984 on Epic.

Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble, Couldn’t Stand the Weather, 1984 on Epic. Follow up to Texas Flood, SRV in prime shape. via Antiques on Elm

Cats Can Fly, Self-Titled, 1986 on Epic.

Cats Can Fly, Self-Titled, 1986 on Epic. Major label debut (and only release) by Ontario’s own Cats Can Fly. Top 40 hits for “Flipping to the A Side”…

Fiona Apple, Fetch the Bolt Cutters, 2020 on Epic / Clean Slate

Fiona Apple, Fetch the Bolt Cutters, 2020 on Epic / Clean Slate Fetch the Bolt cutters, I’ve been in here too long One of the best of 2020…

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Architecture & Morality, 1981 on Epic / Dindisc

Orchestral Manoeuvres in the Dark, Architecture & Morality, 1981 on Epic / Dindisc Third OMD album, with Sealand, Joan of Arc, and Souvenir This I’ve had since the…

‘Til Tuesday, Voices Carry, 1985 on Epic.

‘Til Tuesday, Voices Carry, 1985 on Epic. My first exposure to Aimee Mann through MTV at the time. Via Planet Score Records in St. Louis MO