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David Bowie, Aladdin Sane, 1973 on RCA Victor

Bowie’s sixth studio album, this was the followup to Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars. It features Mick Ronson, Trevor Bolder, and Woody Woodmansey (aka the Spiders…

David Bowie, Diamond Dogs, 1974 on RCA Victor

Bowie’s eighth studio album, recorded following the disbanding of the Spiders from Mars, working (again) with producer Tony Visconti. The recording band includes Tony Newman and Aynsley Dunbar…

Waylon Jennings,Honky Tonk Heroes, 1973 on RCA Victor

I grew up with Waylon & Willie commonly playing around our household and in the last decade have come back to appreciate and collect their albums after a…

Washboard Sam, with Big Bill Broonzy and Memphis Slim, Feeling Lowdown, 1971 on RCA Victor

Released as part of the RCA Victor Vintage Series, “created to bring you selected reissued performances, unavailable for some years, by great personalities of the popular, jazz and…

Jelly Roll Morton, Mr. Jelly Lord, RCA Victor, 1967

My copy is a slightly later pressing – 1973 – but this compilation first came out in 1967 as part of the RCA Victor Vintage Series. These tracks…

Taco, After Eight, 1982 on RCA Victor

Taco is one of those bands/artists which fell into a trap after their first single from their debut album becomes a massive hit – Puttin’ on the Ritz…

Willie Nelson, Country Willie: His Own Songs, 1965 on RCA Victor

Nelson’s third LP, and his first for RCA Victor. Look how clean cut he is here, long before outlaw Willie. My copy is part of the Vinyl Me…

David Bowie, Space Oddity, (originally) 1969 on Mercury

An album so great they named it three times. 😉 Originally released with the album title “David Bowie” by Philips in the UK, but by Mercury in the…

Jefferson Airplane, Surrealistic Pillow, 1967 on RCA Victor

Classic with Somebody to Love and White Rabbit. My copy is a mid-seventies reissue based on the labels. Found at a record fair at Mill No. 5 in…

The Silencers, A Letter From St. Paul, 1987 on RCA Victor (US).

The Silencers, A Letter From St. Paul, 1987 on RCA Victor (US). That’s St. Paul as in Minneapolis, not the Apostle. Loved the local Minnesota reference from a…

Nina Simone, The Best of Nina Simone, 1970 on RCA Victor.

Nina Simone, The Best of Nina Simone, 1970 on RCA Victor. Great versions of I Shall Be Released and Leonard Cohen’s Suzanne as well as I Wish I…

Dolly Parton, Coat of Many Colors, 1971 on RCA Victor.

Dolly Parton, Coat of Many Colors, 1971 on RCA Victor. Dolly’s 8th solo album, with 7 tracks written by her (including the title cut) and 3 by Porter…

David Bowie, Pinups, 1973 on RCA Victor.

David Bowie, Pinups, 1973 on RCA Victor. Bowie covering Them, The Yardbirds, Pink Floyd, The Who, The Merseys, The Easybeats, The Pretty Things. One of my favorite early…

Nilsson, A Little Touch of Schmilsson In the Night, 1973 on RCA Victor.

Nilsson, A Little Touch of Schmilsson In the Night, 1973 on RCA Victor. A collection of standards from Nilsson – done at a tome when collections of standards…

David Bowie, The Man Who Sold The World, 1970 on Mercury.

David Bowie, The Man Who Sold The World, 1970 on Mercury. My copy is on RCA/Victor, who reissued in 1972 with this black and white photo of Ziggy…

Nilsson, The Point!, 1971 on RCA Victor.

Nilsson, The Point!, 1971 on RCA Victor. My cover has seen better days (some water damage) but the vinyl, like the music, is as good as ever. On…

Chet Baker Sextet, Chet Is Back!, 1962 on RCA Victor.

Chet Baker Sextet, Chet Is Back!, 1962 on RCA Victor. As the barcode on the rear cover suggests, my copy is a reissue from 2012 by Org Music…

Eurythmics, Touch, 1984 on RCA

Eurythmics, Touch, 1984 on RCA Third studio album from Eurythmics – followup to Sweet Dreams Are Made Of This Recorded at The Church Studios in Crouch End Annie…

Sam Cooke, My Kind of Blues, 1962 on RCA / Victor.

Sam Cooke, My Kind of Blues, 1962 on RCA / Victor. German pressing by TeldecPress GmbH Great compilation of Sam Cooke on tunes less commonly associated with him,…

Nina Simone, Here Comes The Sun, 1971 on RCA Victor.

Nina Simone, Here Comes The Sun, 1971 on RCA Victor. My copy is a 1982 reissue with the “modern black” labels Great versions of the title track, Just…