STEVIE NICKS: On Yasgur’s Farm (2CD)

We are told: CLASSIC 1998 BROADCAST RECORDING FROM THE ORIGINAL WOODSTOCK FESTIVAL SITE Having carved out an immortal legacy via her unique voice, unmatched compositional skills and individual style, Stevie Nicks hasreceived enormous renown for her work both with Fleetwood Mac and as a solo artist. Having originally left the band in 1991, she joined […]

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Lee Konitz – Live At Birdland

Lee Konitz – Alto saxophone Brad Mehldau – Piano Charlie Haden – Bass Paul Motian – Drums Expectations can run high when veteran musicians of consistently high caliber come up with a new recording. The four jazz masters on Live at Birdland do not disappoint. The disc documents an impromptu jam session over two nights––December […]

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Hooked On Music… Live (CD) by Pat Travers Band

PAT TRAVERS BAND 1981 STANLEY THEATER PITTSBURGH With the demise of the short-lived, but renowned Pat Travers any newcomer to the line-up alongside Travers could be standing in the shadows, but all was not lost. The addition of ‘Italian battalion’ (and ex-Blackjack drummer) Sandy Gennaro combined with his counterpart Peter ‘Mars’ Cowling (ex Gnidrolog) allowed […]

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GENTLE GIANT: Three Piece Suite (cd-blu-ray)

We are told: Three Piece Suite follows the highly successful reissues of The Power And The Glory and Octopus, and features Steven Wilson mixes of a specially curated selection of songs taken from the band’s first three albums (Gentle Giant, Acquiring the Taste, Three Friends). The album includes the songs Giant, Nothing At All, Why […]

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Big Man — The Legend of John Henry (CD) by Cannonball Adderley

Tenor Saxophonist Julian “Cannonball” Adderley Is One of the Greatest Ever to Play the Instrument His Final Project Was Big Man, a Musical Play Based on the Legend of John Henry Released as a 2-LP Set with a Libretto, BigMan Featured Music from Adderley and His Then-Current Musical Associates Including Brother Nat Adderley, George Duke […]

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GRAM PARSONS: A Song For You (Limited 7CD Box Set)

We are told …. Limited edition 7CD Box Set featuring influences, rare live performances with the Flying Burrito Brothers, interviews and cover versions by Emmylou Harris, Roger McGuinn, Chris Hillman, Gene Clark, Linda Ronstadt New tracklist and shows Gram Parsons is the father of country-rock. With the International Submarine Band, the Byrds, and the Flying […]

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Dansere (3CD) by Jan Garbarek

A welcome return to the ECM catalogue – in a specially priced 3-CD box set in the label’s Old & New Masters Edition series – for three of the most striking of the early recordings which Jan Garbarek made for the label in the 1970s. In different but related ways Sart (1971), Witchi-Tai-To (1973) and […]

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HERBIE MANN: Live At The Whisky 1969 – The Unreleased Masters (2CD)

  While Jazz Flautist Herbie Mann Is Often Remembered as a Pop-Jazz Player, He Was Actually a Pioneer in Popularizing World Music and Even Prog-Rock with Recordings Released on His Own Embryo Imprint In the Late ‘60s, He Was Fronting One of the Most Progressive and Electrifying Bands in the World: Guitarist Sonny Sharrock, Miroslav […]

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A Shot In The Dark – Nashville Jumps – Blues & Rhythm On Nashville’s Independent Labels (8CD+Book Boxset)

Early blues and R&B recorded in Nashville, Music City USA. Original recordings made for BULLET RECORDS, TENNESSEE and REPUBLIC RECORDS, EXCELLO and NASHBORO RECORDS, a.o. Members of Nashville’s vibrant black music scene including Cecil Gant, Wynonie Harris, B.B. King, Christine Kittrell, Don Q. Pullen, and Louis Brooks, a.m.o. are all presented here. In the accompanying book, […]

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Eddie Boyd – 7936 South Rhodes (Vinyl 180g LP)

Blues pianist Eddie Boyd’s 7936 South Rhodes was recorded in London in January 1968 with three members of the early lineup of Fleetwood Mac: Peter Green (guitar), John McVie (bass), and Mick Fleetwood(drums). It’s a tantalizing setting for Boyd’s straight up Chicago piano Blues, going heavier on the slow-to-mid-tempo numbers than the high-spirited ones. Eddie […]

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Let Love Show The Way (Vinyl LP) by SIMO

As if creeping from the Southern swamps and mist-soaked cotton fields, SIMO’s “Stranger Blues” is the perfect table setter for the Nashville power trio’s vibrant new LP, Let Love Show the Way. The song is a blueprint for reinvigorating the fusion of jazz improvisation, downhome blues and classic R&B, as well as these genres’ psychedelic […]

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BUTTHOLE SURFERS: Rembrandt Pussyhorse (Cd)

We are told ….. Latino Bugger Veil presents the long-awaited reissues of Butthole Surfers’ first four full-length albums. Originally released between 1984 and 1988, these classic and influential LPs capture the band at their peak, drawing from punk, rock, psychedelic and experimental influences for a truly inspired and unmistakably unique sound. With Rembrandt Pussyhorse the […]

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ELLA FITZGERALD: Sings Duke Ellington (2CD)

This release contains Ella Fitzgerald’s complete small group studio sides from her celebratedalbum devoted to the music of Duke Ellington. Complementing them, CD2 of this set presents a selection of small-group live performancesshowcasing Ella singing Ellington tunes at a wide variety of venues between 1950 and 1961. Includes 16-page booklet with memorabilia and the original, […]

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Live at Calderone Concert Hall, Hempstead, NY (2CD) by Tower of Power

Live at Calderone Concert Hall, Hempstead, NY April 11, 1975 In the mid-1970s, Tower of Power excelled at performing what founder Emilio Castillo called “futuristic funk,” especially on stage. This double CD presents Tower of Power at the peak of their powers in an April 11, 1975 show at Calderone Concert Hall in Hempstead, New […]

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BLACK SABBATH: The End (Live in Birmingham) (Super Deluxe 2CD/DVD/Bluray+bonus disc Box Set)

We are told: This limited collector’s edition comes in a two-part rigid mirror-board box set with a 32-page, bound fan booklet, and contains the double CD, DVD and Blu-ray edition of the live spectacular, as well as the bonus CD “The Angelic Sessions” (exclusive studio recordings of selected songs that Black Sabbath did not perform […]

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Lena Horne Sings: The M-G-M Singles Collection – by Aaron Cohen

This limited-edition disc features many previously unreleased singles that Lena Horne sang in the late 1940s, just as her star in the movies was ascending. These records affirmed that she was much more than a photogenic face. No matter what’s going on in the world today, it’s impossible to not get swept into her vocal […]

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