Herbie Hancock & The Headhunters – Omaha Civic Auditorium 17th November 1975 (CD)

We are told ….. This superlative set was taped for FM broadcast soon after the release of Herbie Hancock’s groundbreaking Man-Child album, and finds the great keyboardist backed by the awesomely tight combo of DeWayne ‘Blackbyrd’ McKnight (guitar), Bennie Maupin (reeds), Paul Jackson (bass), Bill Summers (percussion) and Michael Clarke (drums) on a selection of […]

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THE BYRDS: Straight For The Sun (Limited RSD 2014 Vinyl 2LP)

STRAIGHT FOR THE SUN is a Live College AM Radio Broadcast from the McDonough Gym, AmericanUniversity, Washington DC, 12 September 1971. Recorded by the American rock band The Byrds FANTASTIC 140 GRAM WHITE VINYL 1000 ONLY LIMITED EDITION Even a rudimentary investigation into the soaring flight path of The Byrds will confirm that the McGuinn/White/Battin/Parsons line-up […]

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Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald, and Boz Scaggs / Dukes of September: Live from Lincoln Center (DVD)

People Get Up and Drive Your Funky Soul Whos That Lady? Sweet Soul Music I Keep Forgettin Kid Charlegmagne The Same Thing Miss Sun You Can Never Tell What A Fool Believes Hey Nineteen Love T.K.O. Peg Lowdown Takin It To The Streets Reelin In The Years Lido Shuffle Pretzel Logic Them Changes

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CHARLES MINGUS: Passions Of A Man: The Complete Atlantic Recordings (6CD + Book) Box Set

We are told …. The greatest bassist leader jazz has ever known, Charles Mingus, with his spirited playing and spontaneity, always kept his ears and fingers on the pulse. The albums this giant of music recorded for Atlantic between 1956 and 1961 are rightly considered his best. This lavish collection of the jazz legend’s entire […]

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I Thought I Was A Child (CD) by Bonnie Raitt

LIVE IN-HOUSE RECORDING FROM CLOVER STUDIOS 1976. In 1976, Bonnie Raitt made an appearance on Warren Zevon’s eponymous album alongside Jackson Browne, Lindsey Buckingham and Stevie Nicks. She also performed the set included on this CD at the The Clover Studios in Hollywood on 29th February before a tiny invited audience. And while the recording […]

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THE BEATLES: Abbey Road and Beyond: Greatest Hits and Lost Sessions 1962 – 1966 (6 CD Box Set)

We are told ….. This six disc anthology features the very best of The Beatles in the studio, on the road and on the airwaves from 1962-’66. It is the perfect illustration of how The Beatles evolved as writers and performers and created a musical phenomenon which has never been equaled. Disc 1 – The […]

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Gary Moore – Live At Bush Hall 2007 (CD) inc. track listing

The late Gary Moore was one of the finest and most respected guitarists of his generation. This show, recorded at London’s Bush Hall on 17th May 2007, was originally broadcast by Planet Rock radio. This is the first time the recording has been made available outside of this original broadcast. The concert features a number […]

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5 Original Albums – Herbie Hancock (5CD) by Herbie Hancock for £11.99 total

We are told ….. Blue Note is proud to present a new batch of six “5 original albums” in one box sets celebrating legendary jazz artists from the Blue Note catalogue. These continue on from the successful Verve and Concord titles released earlier in the year. This run includes Art Blakey, Dexter Gordon, Herbie Hancock, […]

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John Cale – Music For A New Society

  ‘Music For A New Society’ is a fully re-mastered album of thelong out of print 1982 classic album with three previously unreleased bonus tracks from the original multi-track recordings Library Of Force, Chinese Envoy and Thoughtless Kind ..· ‘M:FANS’ is a radical new reworking of the 1982 masterpiece‘Music For A New Society’. Back and […]

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GERSHWIN: An intriguing investigation into the extraordinary life of his classic composition, Summertime.

One of the most covered songs in the world, it has been recorded in almost every style of music – from jazz to opera, rock to reggae, soul to samba. Its musical adaptability is breathtaking, but Summertime also resonates on a deep emotional level too. This visually and sonically engaging film explores the composition’s magical […]

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NEIL YOUNG and CRAZY HORSE: Born to Rock – USA Tour 1986 (CD)

Young’s last two albums for Geffen were more conventional in genre, although they incorporated production techniques like synthesizers and echoing drums that were previously uncommon in Young’s music. Young recorded 1986’s Landing on Water without Crazy Horse, but reunited with the band for the subsequent year-long tour and final Geffen album, Life, which emerged in […]

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Chick Corea & Bela Fleck –Two (CD)

Chick Corea & Béla Fleck, two master songwriters, musicians, and band leaders meet once again in a historic duet of piano and banjo. The Grammy-winning duet, combine Corea and Fleck’s classic tunes with the music from their Grammy-winning album The Enchantment! With a mix of jazz and pop standards, crossing a myriad of genres, from […]

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THE CHARLATANS: The Limit Of The Marvelous (Vinyl 180g Colour LP)

They tell us ….. With the 50th anniversary of the American band the Charlatans’ debut this summer, Big Beat are celebrating with this carefully conceived deluxe vinyl edition of the original line-up’s best recordings, “The Limit Of The Marvelous”. The iconic quintet are widely acknowledged with kick starting the San Francisco 1960s renaissance. The Charlatans […]

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JOHN COLTRANE: European Tour 1961 (7CD Box Set)

From our archives To mark the 50th anniversary of his death, theFrench Le Chant du Monde label release the mostcomplete set so far of the much-bootlegged 1961European Tour. The box set contains all extant material from the shows in Paris, Copenhagen, Helsinki and Stockholm and also includes (unlike other sets onthe market) the 27th November […]

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Buddy Guy – ‘I Worry About The Future Of Blues Music’

Buddy Guy is the blues, and he’s our connection to a genre that’s embedded in the history of America. But it’s a sound the guitarist fears is fading. Born and raised in Louisiana without running water or electricity, Guy tells NPR’s David Greene, “They got some mosquitoes in Louisiana that can almost lift you out […]

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