JOHN MAYALL: Crusade

Terrific. A very strong album. Needs no further comment from us. However AMG said: “Crusade is most notable for the appearance of a very young, pre- Rolling Stones Mick Taylor on lead guitar. Taylor’s performance is indeed the highlight, just as Eric Clapton, Peter Green’s playing was on the previous album. The centerpiece of the […]

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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 Gram Parsons is the father of country-rock. With the International Submarine Band, the Byrds, and the Flying Burrito Brothers, the songwriter […]

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Roger Chapman – Peaceology (CD)

  “Peaceology” contains 13 tracks from Blues to Rock to Soul – an amazingly updated masterpiece of work by Roger Chapman. A great mix of different genres Roger used to create his very own and unforgettable sound.The former singer/songwriter and front man of famous UK rock bands like Family and Streetwalkers started his very successful solo career in […]

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PAT TRAVERS: 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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Archive Live: Volume One – The 70’s (6CD Box) by Southside Johnny and the Asbury Jukes

We are told ….. Limited edition 6CD Box Set featuring four FM broadcasts from 1976 to 1979 New series of archival live performances from the grandfather of the New Jersey Sound. Box One (The 70’s) features incendiary performances from : The Savoy, San Francisco ’76 The Roxy, Los Angeles ’77 Palladium, New York ’79 Convention […]

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PAT METHENY: Live In Chicago ’87 (CD)

  PAT METHENY GROUP VIC THEATER, CHICAGO, NOVEMBER 29TH 1987   In 1986 Pat Metheny released Song X, an uncompromising free jazz collaboration with Ornette Coleman. Thereafter he signed with Geffen Records and recorded the considerably more accessible Still Life (Talking), which won the Grammy Award for Best Jazz Fusion Performance. This superb set was […]

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HERBIE HANCOCK: (4CD Book Set)

A 4CD, 34-track career retrospective set that examines the totality of Hancock’s work on the Columbia label, presented in a hardback book format case. CD1 and CD2 draw on the late 70s/early 80s work done with V.S.O.P, CD3 focuses more heavily on Hancock’s electric work and the final disc is represents the music of Hancock […]

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STEVE KHAN: Eyewitness / Modern Times / Casa Loco (2CD) by Steve Khan

From 1981, 1982 and 1983 come three more jazz fusion albums from Khan, accompanied by the same line up on all recordings ‘Modern Times’ was recorded live in Tokyo Steve continues to record and occasionally gig BGO is extremely grateful to Steve for his input in facilitating this recording Digitally remastered and slipcased Extensive new […]

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RAY DAVIES: Return To Waterloo (DVD )

They tell us…… MOJO ‘Video Of The Month’ – 9/10 UNCUT Full page review – 9/10 Ray Davies of the Kinks, well-respected as one of rock’s best storytellers, makes his filmmaking debut as director, writer and composer of ‘Return To Waterloo’. This hour long feature is a unique approach to the synthesis of music, video […]

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SON VOLT: Notes Of Blue

they tell us……. Seminal band Son Volt has announced the February 17 release of their new album, Notes Of Blue (Thirty Tigers). Led by the songwriting and vocals of Jay Farrar, Son Volt was one of the most instrumental and influential bands in launching the alt.country movement of the 1990’s. A movement that was the […]

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MILES DAVIS: Seven Steps to Heaven SACD

This is the classic Miles session when he was still being fairly tonal and straightforward. He picked up Herbie Hancock from Blue Note and Victor Feldman from Ava Records and unlike his Someday My Prince Will Come album of the same period, this one comes with an excellent essay in the note booklet by Leonard […]

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SOFT MACHINE: Burden Of Proof CD (FIRST 2000 as DIGIPAK)

THE BRAND NEW STUDIO ALBUM FROM SOFT MACHINE LEGACY FEATURING JOHN ETHERIDGE, JOHN MARSHALL, THEO TRAVIS & ROY BABBINGTON FEATURES IN “PROG” & “JAZZWISE” This wonderful new studio album was recorded in Italy in the closing months of 2012 and features JOHN ETHERIDGE (Electric Guitar), THEO TRAVIS (Tenor Sax, Flute, Fender Rhodes), ROY BABBINGTON (Bass Guitar) and JOHN MARSHALL (Drums and […]

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WES MONTGOMERY: The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of… (CD Mini-LP Replica)

We are told: Wes Montgomery (1925-1968) was one of the most revered guitarists in jazz history. ‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery’ marked his third album as a leader, following ‘Montgomeryland’ (1958) and ‘The Wes Montgomery Trio’ (1959).‘The Incredible Jazz Guitar Of Wes Montgomery’ was widely praised on release and received a five-star rating […]

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