Ackles, David-Interview/Subway to the Country- 45- mono-Elektra DA1 - promo only-with special sleeve-interview disc to promote the LP, "Subway to the Country"-white label promo - (EXC+) - $4.99- Order
Alice's Restaurant (Arlo Guthrie)-Original Motion Picture Score- LP- stereo-United Artists UAS 5195 - 1969 33 1/3 RPM LP release-soundtrack LP for the film version of the Arlo Guthrie story-song, "Alice's Restaurant." Guthrie has 4 songs on the LP: "Traveling Music," "Trip to the City," and the 2-part "Alice's Restaurant Massacree." (We have been unable to determine if the "Massacree" featured on this album is the same as the one Arlo recorded for Warner Bros. Aurally, we were unable to tell. However, we were unable to see any credit to Warner Bros. for use of the song so this version may possibly be a different version recorded for United Artists.) Also features 1 track each by Tigger Outlaw and Al Shackman, plus 3 instrumentals by Garry Sherman. Cover is super-clean in original shrinkwrap-slight wear to exposed right edge. Heavy vinyl disc (purple and orange label) is clean, glossy, and Near Mint. N/A on CD.
Baez, Joan-5- LP- mono-Vanguard VRS 9160 - 1964 33 1/3 RPM LP release by Folk music legend, Joan Baez. Excellent early Baez LP-includes songs by Phil Ochs ("There But For Fortune"), Bob Dylan ("It Ain't Me Babe") and Johnny Cash ("I Still Miss Someone"). Cover is super clean and grades Near Mint. Disc (gold label/black print) is Near Mint
Baez, Joan-Joan Baez In Concert- LP- mono-Vanguard VRS 9112 - 1962 original first pressing 33 1/3 RPM LP release by the Queen of Folk music, Joan Baez. LP was recorded live on tour at various locations. Joan accompanies herself on guitar. Sound is excellent. Tracks include "Pretty Boy Floyd", "Mattie Groves", and "Babe I'm Going to Leave You". Glossy cover is Near Mint-no stains, writing, tears, splits, etc. Disc (heavy vinyl-maroon lbl with silver print) is clean and glossy-1 very small spindle mark (does not affect play). Plays nicely with only minor surface noise and clear sound.
Baez, Joan-NOEL- LP- stereo-Vanguard VSD 79320 - 1966 33 1/3 RPM LP release by Folksinger, Joan Baez. Baez lends her gorgeous pipes to a program of Christmas carols here, including "O Come Oh Come Emmanuel", "Carol of the Birds", and "Silent Night". Peter Schickele (best known the the world as the comedic P.D.Q. Bach) conducts the backing, which uses recorders, violas, lute, harpsichord, organ, winds, strings and percussion. Cover grades Near Mint. Disc (black stereolab label w/silver print) is clean, glossy and MINT. Gorgeous original copy!
Baez, Joan-Vol. 2- LP- mono-Vanguard VRS 9004 - 1961 original first pressing 33 1/3 RPM LP release by the Queen of Folk music, Joan Baez. This was Joan's 2nd album. Joan accompanies herself on guitar, with the assistance of the harmonies of the Greenbrian Boys on 2 tracks. Tracks include "Wagoner's Lad", "Banks of the Ohio", and "Barbara Allen". Glossy cover is Near Mint-no stains, writing, tears, splits, etc. Disc (heavy vinyl-maroon lbl with silver print) is clean, glossy and Near Mint. Plays nicely with only minor surface noise and clear sound.
Belafonte, Harry (w/Bob Dylan)-Midnight Special- LP- Living Stereo-RCA LSP-2449 - 1961 33 1/3 RPM LP release by Harry Belafonte. Copy at hand is an original RCA Living Stereo LP, offering excellent audiophile-quality sound. This LP, apart from being an excellent Belafonte album with an emphasis on American Folk music (as opposed to the Calypso he often did), has the added distinction of having Bob Dylan on harmonica. (This was Dylan's first appearance on record!) Tracks include "Memphis Tennessee," "Muleskinner," and "Midnight Special." Cover is very clean, showing only minor ring wear. Disc is Near Mint. Plays clean with only minor surface noise and rich, clear sound.
Brand, Oscar-Bawdy Songs- LP- mono-Audio Fidelity AFLP906 - 10" LP, 6" seam split, name & address stamp appears twice in red (faintly) on front cover - (EXC/EXC+) - $15- Order
Brand, Oscar-Rollicking Sea Shanties- LP- mono-Audio Fidelity AFLP1966 - with Dave Sear, banjo - (SS) - $20- Order
Brand, Oscar-Songs for Golfers- LP- mono-Elektra EKL327 - gold label w/ guitar player logo - (NM-/M) - $12- Order
Brandywine Singers-same- LP- mono-Joy JL1000 - water stain on top left corner, 1963 rel - (VG+/EXC) - $6- Order
Buckley, Tim-Greetings From L.A. (original '72 wlp promo LP)- LP- stereo-Straight/Warner Bros BS 2631 -
Offering one 1972 33 1/3 rpm vinyl LP release by Tim Buckley. Buckley, father to the late Jeff Buckley, made his name on the Folk circuit, but by the late 60's and early 70's he was pushing the boundaries of his music greatly. This LP on Frank Zappa's Straight label finds him backed by a funky ensemble that includes Chuck Rainey, Vanetta Fields and Clydie King. Tracklist: 1 Move with Me, 2 Get on Top, 3 Sweet Surrender, 4 Nighthawkin', 5 Devil Eyes, 6 Hong Kong Bar, 7 Make It Right. Gatefold cover shows slight ringwear and edgewear. Original 'push-out card' on front cover has been removed, leaving a rectangular window. (Card had same photo the one below it.) Looking at our scan, you will note that the bottom right corner of the gatefold has been torn and reglued. Disc is housed in crisp original Straight Records inner sleeve (not in our scan). Vinyl surface is clean and glossy with no real flaws except one heavy spindle mark on side 1, which does not affect play. Disc plays nicely with only minor surface noise and clear sound.
Carter Family-A Collection of Favorites By The Carter Family- LP- mono-Decca DJ 4404 - 1963 33 1/3 rpm LP release by the famous Carter Family. LP reissues 1930's recordings the Carters made for Decca Records, including the classics, "Hello Stranger", "My Dixie Darling", and "You Are My Flower". Hello Stranger
My Dixie Darling
Oh Take Me Back
Stern Old Batchelor
Sweet Heaven In My View
You Are My Flower
Jealous Hearted Me
You've Been A Friend To Me
The Wayworn Traveller
Coal Miner's Blues
Funny When You Feel That Way. Copy at hand is a '63 Decca original, still in the factory shrinkwrap. Cover is mostly perfect inside shrink, with a tiny bit of wear to the bottom right corner. Disc is clean & glossy, grading Near Mint visually. Play nicely with light to moderate surface noise.
Cockburn, Bruce-Nothing But a Burning Light/Primer (promo-only 2 CD set)- CD- stereo-Columbia - CSK 4222 - 1991 promo-only 2 CD set by Bruce Cockburn. CD was released to radio stations and reviewers to promote the then-new album, "Nothing But a Burning Light", which is included here in it's entirely on disc one. Disc two is called "The Bruce Cockburn Primer", and it is essentially a 13 track 'best of' collection, taken from 10 different Cockburn albums on Columbia Records. Nothing But A Burning Light: Disc 1: A Dream Like Mine/2- Kit Carson/3- Mighty Trucks Of Midnight/4- Soul Of A Man/5- Great Big Love/6- One Of The Best Ones/7- Somebody Touched Me/8- Cry Of A Tiny Baby/9- Actions Speak Louder/10- Indian Wars/11- When It's Gone, It's Gone/12- Child Of The Wind. Disc 2: The Bruce Cockburn Primer: Disc 2- A Dream Like Mine/2- If I Had A Rocket Launcher/3- Wondering Where The Lions Went/4- How I Spent My Fall Vacation/5- If A Tree Falls/6- Water Into Wine/7- Lover's In A Dangerous Time/8- Mama Just Wants To Barrelhouse All Night Long/9- The Trouble With Normal/10- Call It Democracy/11- Waiting For A Miracle. The discs are housed in a gatefold cardboard cover with unique artwork. Cover shows very light wear, mostly on the back. Both discs are MINT.
Collins, Judy-#3- LP- mono-Elektra EKL243 - cover corner is bent, gold/tan label, 1st press, 1963 - (EXC+/NM) - $15- Order
Collins, Judy-5th Album- LP- stereo-Elektra EKS7300 - guitar player label, 1st press, 1965, beautiful copy! - (NM/NM) - $25- Order
Collins, Judy-Chelsea Morning/Pretty Polly- 45- stereo-Elektra 45657 - Original 1969 Judy Collins 45 and picture sleeve, with her hit cover of the Joni Mitchell song, "Chelsea Morning". Sleeve is super-clean, very slight creasing along top edge-no tears, writing, etc. Disc is red label promo-Near Mint.
Collins, Judy-In My Life Original (1966 1st press)- LP- Stereo-EKS-7320 - 1966 release 33 1/3 RPM LP by singer/songwriter Judy Collins. This is a classic among early Judy Collins albums. Tracks include some Dylan, Beatles, Leonard Cohenand, Donovan & Richard Farina tunes as well as "Pirate Jenny" (Brecht) "La Colombe" (Jacques Brel) and "I Think It's Going to Rain Today" (Randy Newman). The cover is remarkably clean and near perfect in the original shrink wrap. There are no stains, tears, writing, heavy creases, seam splits, or any other unsightly or unmentioned flaws. Disc (gold label with stylized "E" at top) is glossy and Mint. 1966 Elektra first press in top condition!
Collins, Judy-Turn Turn Turn- 45- stereo-Elektra 45680 - DJ - (EXC+) - $3- Order
Di Franco, Ani-More Joy Less Shame- CD- Stereo-Righteous Babe RBR 010D - Six song promo only EP, rare live tracks and unreleased remixes of tunes from "Dilate" and "Ani Defranco", three alternate mixes of "Joyful Girl" and one live version, alternate mix of "Shameless", live verson of "Both Hands". - (NM/NM) - $2.99- Order
Dinner Ladies-These Knees Have Seen the World- LP- stereo-Hannibal (UK) HNBL 1339 - 1988 33 1/3 RPM LP release by UK Folk group, The Dinner Ladies. Music is
all-original, quirky acoustic Folk. Tracks include "Muscle in the Bud,"
"Stone Diary," and "Amsterdam." Glossy cover is MINT. Disc (housed in
original custom inner sleeve) is MINT.
Dyer-Bennett, Richard-Concert- LP- mono-Stinson SLP 61 - 1962 33 1/3 RPM 12" LP, by Folk Music scholar and archivist, Richard Dyer-Bennett. Tracks are as follows:
Der Tod von Basel, Jan Hinnerk, Leprechaun, Lincolnshire Poacher, Lord Rendal ,Oh, No, John, Old Bangum, Phyllis and Her Mother, Three Jolly Rogues of Lynn, When Cockleshells Turn Silverbells. LP is still sealed in original shrinkwrap (shrink is open at bottom right corner-exposing a small area to extremely minor wear). Disc within is most likely on clear red vinyl (all the others in this series were). Rare LP-never reissued!
Garfunkel, Art-Watermark- LP- Stereo-Columbia JC 34975 - 1977 33 1/3 rpm LPrelease by the former member of Simon & Garfunkel. Includes the 1978 hit "What a Wonderful World" which featured guest vocals by James Taylor & Paul Simon! Also features "Crying In My Sleep", and "Paper Chase". Other notable guests include the Chieftains, the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section & jazz sax player Paul desmond. Copy at hand is a factory SEALED stock copy (no promo or cutout marks. Cover is perfect inside shrink with sharp corners. Disc inside is, of course, MINT and unplayed.
Goodtime Singers (Good Time Singers)-One Step More- LP- stereo-Cap ST 2170 - 1964 33 1/3 RPM LP release by The Goodtime Singers. Group was a sing-along style Folk group organized by songwriter and performer, Tom Drake, who had previously led a group called the Other Singers. The Goodtime Singers were specially formed to meet a need to replace the New Christy Minstrels, who were leaving the Andy Williams show. 2 Capitol LP's (this is the 2nd) and many TV appearances followed. Track list: GIMMIE SOME,
LI'L OLE ROAD,
HOMESTEAD IN THE BAY,
THE MAN ON THE FLYING TRAPEZE,
WALK THE FLOOR,
HOO HOW, WHAT NOW,
PUT ON YOUR SUNDAY CLOTHS,
BURY ME BENEATH THE WILLOW,
LOOKING BACK TO SEE,
ONE STEP MORE. Copy at hand is still factory SEALED. Shrink wrap is rather frayed and cover shows slight wear (small rivet at top right also). N/A on CD.
Goodwill Singers-same- LP- mono-Fantasy 3344 - top seam is completely split, tape stains on back cover, scarce early 60's folk LP - (VG+/NM) - $8- Order
Guthrie, Arlo-Alice's Restaurant- LP- Stereo-Reprise 6267 - 1967 release, 33 1/3 RPM LP by folksinger Arlo Guthrie. This is his most famous album, which actually ended up being made into a movie. A Side is occupied entirely by the classic story of the "Alice's Restaurant Massacre," which related how Arlo dodged the draft by virtue of having illegally dumped some garbage. B side includes "Chilling of the Evening" & "The Motorcycle Song." Cover is clean with sharp edges & corners and grades at a solid Near Mint. Disc (green, gold & pink 1st press label) is clean, glossy and Near Mint. Handsome 1st press!
Guthrie, Arlo-Self-titled- LP- Stereo-MS 2183 - Self-titled 1974 release by folksinger Arlo Guthrie featuring all-star players including Ry Cooder, Jesse "Ed" Davis, Buddy Emmons, Byron Berline, Wilton Felder & others. Tracks include "Bling Blang," "Hard Times", "Won't Be long" & "Me & My Goose." Cover (promo sticker at top right) shows slight wear only-no splits, tears, heavy creases, stains or writing. Disc (brown label with "steamboat" label at top) is clean, glossy & Mint. DJ copy in top condition!
Havens, Richie-There's a Hole in the Future/ Minstrel From Gault- 45- mono-Stormy Forrest 651 - DJ promo copy-clean, glossy & Near Mint - (VG+) - $3.99- Order
Hibbs, Harry-At the Caribou- LP- stereo-Arc 794 - 1968 release 33 1/3 RPM LP by Bell Island, Newfoundland native Harry Hibbs, who sings and plays button accordian. On this album he performs a mix of Scottish and Irish Folk jigs, reels and some of his own ballads (with elements of Country music thrown into the mix). Tracks include "Haste to the Wedding," "Squid Jiggin' Ground" and "Black Velvet Band." Cover is Near Mint with clean, sharp edges and corners-no seam splits, tears, stains or writing. Disc is clean, glossy and MINT.
Highwaymen-self-titled- LP- mono-United Artists UAL 3125 - 1961 33 1/3 RPM LP release by The Highwaymen. Group was formed out of Wesleyan Univ. in Connecticut. Members for this album were Steve Butts, Chan Daniels, Bobby Burnett, Steve Trott, and Dave Fisher. The group compares favorably to Kingston Trio, Chad Mitchell Trio, etc. The Highwaymen actually had a number one Pop hit with the traditional tune "Michael" on this album (which came as a big surprise as they were trying to promote another tune named "Santiago"). Other tracks on this LP include "Big Rock Candy Mountain", "Cindy O Cindy", and "Sinner Man". Copy at hand is an original 1961 UA 1st pressing. Cover is Near Mint with only very minor wear and no splits, stains, tears or writing. Disc (housed in original UA inner sleeve) is clean, glossy and Near Mint. Plays nicely w/only minor surface noise & clear sound. Not available on CD.