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Ry Cooder, Paradise and Lunch, 1974 on Reprise.

Ry Cooder, Paradise and Lunch, 1974 on Reprise. My copy is a later repress, maybe ’76. Ry Cooder’s fourth album, including a duet with Earl Hines on Ditty…

Dire Straits, Dire Straits, 1978 on Warner Bros.

Dire Straits, Dire Straits, 1978 on Warner Bros. Debut album from Mark Knopfler,¬† David Knopfler, John Illsley, and Pick Withers. Produced by Muff Winwood. Classic LP with Down…

Tweedy, Sukierae, 2014 on dBpm Records

Tweedy, Sukierae, 2014 on dBpm Records Jeff Tweedy and Spencer Tweedy produced by Sam Tweedy via Barnes & Noble in Manchester NH

John Hiatt, The Eclipse Sessions, 2018 on New West

John Hiatt, The Eclipse Sessions, 2018 on New West Signed copy via Barnes & Noble in Manchester NH Recorded around the time of the 2017 solar eclipse –…

Johnny Cash, Everybody Loves A Nut, 1966 on Columbia

Johnny Cash, Everybody Loves A Nut, 1966 on Columbia A bit of a novelty record from Cash – including yodeling by Ramblin’ Jack Elliott on “cup of coffee”…

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

Ray Charles, The Genius of Ray Charles, 1959 on Atlantic.

Ray Charles, The Genius of Ray Charles, 1959 on Atlantic. My copy is a 1962 pressing in mono – sounds great. Can’t go wrong with Ray Charles via…

Isaac Hayes, Chocolate Chip, 1975 on ABC Records / Hot Buttered Soul

Isaac Hayes, Chocolate Chip, 1975 on ABC Records / Hot Buttered Soul Promo copy on black and white labels but with red HBS logo Love Isaac Hayes mid…

Aretha Franklin, Soul ’69, 1969 on Atlantic.

Aretha Franklin, Soul ’69, 1969 on Atlantic. From the liner notes by Ritchie Yorke : “I find it impossible to select any especially effective cuts; each is constructed…

Dinah Washington, For Lonely Lovers, 1960 on Mercury.

Dinah Washington, For Lonely Lovers, 1960 on Mercury. Labels suggest my copy is a later repress, circa 1964-68. Inner sleeves have other Mercury releases from 1964 plus ads…

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve

Billie Holiday, Music For Torching With Billie Holiday, 1955 on Clef, 1957 on Verve. Originally on Clef, then released on Verve (which absorbed Clef in 1956 – both…

Various Artists, Flashdance (Original Soundtrack From the Motion Picture), 1983 on Casablanca

Various Artists, Flashdance (Original Soundtrack From the Motion Picture), 1983 on Casablanca One of the must have soundtracks of 80s cinema (alongside Footloose and The Breakfast Club). “She’s…

Carmen McRae, Zoot Sims, Paul West, and Jimmy Madison, Europa Jazz, 1981 on Europa Jazz.

Carmen McRae, Zoot Sims, Paul West, and Jimmy Madison, Europa Jazz, 1981 on Europa Jazz. Recorded in 1974, released in 1981 on an Italian label – there is…

Kris Kristofferson, Me and Bobby McGee, 1971 on Monument.

Kris Kristofferson, Me and Bobby McGee, 1971 on Monument. Originally released as Kristofferson in 1970, re-released and retitled the following year to take advantage of the popularity of…

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”…

Chuck Mangione, An Evening Of Magic: Live At The Hollywood Bowl, 1979 on A&M

Chuck Mangione, An Evening Of Magic: Live At The Hollywood Bowl, 1979 on A&M Smooth late 70s jazz at its best Great Sunday relaxing music. Via Music Connection…

Sade, Promise, 1985 on Portrait

Sade, Promise, 1985 on Portrait¬† (a CBS sublabel). The trio of Diamond Life (1984), Promise (1985), and Stronger Than Pride (1988) is unparalleled Sade Found this gem at…

Gary Clark Jr., Live, 2014 on Warner Records / Hotwire Unlimited.

Gary Clark Jr., Live, 2014 on Warner Records / Hotwire Unlimited. I’m a huge fan of Clark – first I heard him was 2012’s Blak and Blu This…

Stevie Nicks, Bella Donna, 1981 on Modern Records.

Stevie Nicks, Bella Donna, 1981 on Modern Records. Nicks’ debut solo album, produced by Jimmy Iovine with Benmont Tench as musical director, Tom Petty on Stop Draggin’ My…

Mark Ronson, Uptown Special, 2015 on RCA.

Mark Ronson, Uptown Special, 2015 on RCA. The album with Uptown Funk and Leaving Los Feliz Via Barnes & Noble in NH