Incredible String Band-Liquid Acrobat as Regards to Air- LP- stereo-Elektra EKS74112 - butterfly label, cut corner, 1972 rel - (NM-/NM) - $12- Order
Indigo Girls-Breaking Curfew- CD- stereo-Epic ESK 7382 - 1995 promo-only 14 song CD release by The Indigo Girls. Released as an in-store sampler to promote the 2 disc "1200 Curfews" album, which consisted of rare live tracks. Tracks include "Joking" , "River", "Strange Fire", and "Ghost". Cover is Near Mint. Disc is Mint.
Irish Rovers-Live!- LP- stereo-Sandcastle Records-SCR 1032 - 1976 release, 33 1/3 RPM LP by Folk and Celtic musical legends, The Irish Rovers, who are best known for their 1960s hit "The Unicorn." This album was recorded live at CBC TV studios in Vancouver, Canada. Tracks include "Step It Out Mary", "Lord of the Dance" and "When the Ship Yards Go Back On Full Time." Gatefold cover is clean and glossy with no splits tears, stains, writing, etc. 3 corners show slight creasing. Vinyl is wonderfully clean, glossy and Mint. It appears unplayed. Released only in Canada-never reissued on CD!
Ives, Burl-More Folksongs- LP- mono-Columbia CL6114 - 10" LP, 1950, slight cover tear on top right corner - (EXC+/EXC+) - $15- Order
Ives, Burl-Singin' Easy- LP- Stereo-Decca DL 74433 - 1964 release, 33 1/3 RPM LP by Folk singer and Actor, Burl Ives. Tracks include "Man About Town", "Home James" and "I Found My Best Friend in the Dog Pound." This is a black label (with color band across center) first press in top condition. Cover is Near Mint showing only the slightest wear-if any-and a tiny drill hole at top right corner. Disc is clean, glossy and Mint!
Ives, Burl-The Best of Burl Ives- LP- Mono-Decca DXB 167 - 1961 release, 33 1/3 RPM 2 record "best of" collection by Folk singer and Actor, Burl Ives. Tracks include "Foggy, Foggy Dew", "Waltzing Matilda", "Git Along Little Dogies" & "John Henry." This is a black label (with color band across center) first press in top condition. Glossy laminated gatefold cover is Near Mint showing only the slightest wear-if any. Both discs are clean, glossy and Mint!
Ives, Burl-The Wayfaring Stranger- LP- mono-Columbia CL628 - 12" LP, 1955 rel, classic album - (NM/EXC+) - $12- Order
Jennings, Waylon-Folk-Country- LP- Stereo-RCA LSP-3523 Dynagroove - Waylon's first solo LP, 1966. Rare stereo edition! On this record Waylon straddles the line between folk and country, no doubt trying to get a piece of the tail end of the folk boom. Tunes include "Stop the World (and Let Me Off)", "I'm a Man of Constant Sorrow", and the country hit "That's the Chance I 'll Have to Take". Produced by Chet Atkins. Cover is clean with slight ringwear & a small shiny patch in top right corner where it seems that eraser was used to remove initials-not very noticable. Disc looks nice with only a couple of small light marks. Recorded with full band. - (EXC+/EXC+) - $20- Order
Kingston Trio-At Large- LP- stereo-Cap ST1199 - rainbow label, logo at left, 1st press 1959 - (EXC+/NM) - $18- Order
Kingston Trio-Here We Go Again- LP- mono-Cap T1258 - rainbow label, logo at left, 1959 1st press - (EXC+/EXC+) - $10- Order
Kingston Trio-String Along With- LP- mono-Cap T1407 - rainbow label, logo at left, 1st press 1960 - (NM-/EXC+) - $12- Order
Kottke, Leo-Time Step (with presskit!)- LP- Stereo-Chrysalis FV 41411 - 1983 release, stock copy. This copy includes an original presskit with glossy promotional photo and 2 page biography. All vocal tunes featuring Kottke on 12-string with bass & drums. Produced by T-Bone Burnett, with guest appearances by Emmylou Harris & Albert Lee. Cover shows very slight wear & a couple of nicks on the spine. Good overall, though. disc is clean with original clear Chrysalis inner sleeve. - (EXC+/NM) - $9.99- Order
Kweskin, Jim/Jim Kweskin & the Jug Band-Jug Band Music- LP- stereo-Vanguard VSD 79163 - 1965 33 1/3 RPM LP release by Jim Kweskin and the Jug Band. This was Kweskin's seminal record, as he would forever be identified with the Jug Band style hereafter. LP also features his greatest lineup: Geoff Muldaur, Maria D'Amato (soon to be Maria Muldaur), Bill Keith (member of Bluegrass band, Muleskinner), Fritz Richmond, & Bruno Wolfe. Tracks include "Blues My Naughty Sweetie Gave Me", "I'm a Woman", and "K.C. Moan". Cover is still encased in original shrinkwrap and is 99% MINT (tiny wear to exposed bottom right corner). Disc within (gold/brown label w/white horseman at bottom) is MINT. Beautiful first pressing Kweskin!
Kweskin, Jim/Jim Kweskin & the Jug Band-See Reverse For Title- LP- stereo-Vanguard VSC 79234 - 1967 33 1/3 RPM LP release by Jim Kweskin & band. Band was at it's best for this release, as it still included Geoff Muldaur, and wife-to-be Maria D'Amato (Muldaur). Tracks are traditional Folk and Jug Band music, including "Blues In the Bottle", "Never Swat a Fly", and "Papa's On the Housetop". Cover is uncreased and Mint in original shrink. Disc (with gold/brown label with white horseman at bottom) is Mint also. Perfect first press copy!
Lightfoot, Gordon-Did She Mention My Name?- LP- stereo-United Artists UAS 6649 - 1968 33 1/3 RPM LP release by Canadian Folksinger, Gordon Lightfoot. LP at hand was Gord's 3rd for UA, and was produced by John Simon. Players include John Stockfish, Red Shea, Herb Lovelle, and session guitar ace Hugh ("Huey") McCracken. Tracks include "Wherfor & Why", "The Last Time I Saw Her", and "The Mountain and Maryann". Cover is extremely clean with only the slightest wear, no creasing, stains, writing, splits, etc. Disc (heavy vinyl first pressing with orange & purple label) is Near Mint. Nice clean original copy!
Lind, Bob-The Elusive- LP- mono-Verve FT 3005 - 1966 33 1/3 RPM LP rel. by Folksinger, Bob Lind., best known for "Elusive Butterfly". Other tracks include "The Times They Are a-Changin'", and "What Color Are You?". Still sealed in original shrinkwrap, 100% Mint and unused inside (neat punch hole bottom left corner.
Lovely in the Dances-Songs of Sydney Carter- LP- stereo-Plant Life PLR032 - 1981 33 1/3 RPM LP release by all-star English Folk group, Lovely in the Dances. One-time project (to our knowledge) featuring Shuisha, Maddy Prior, Melanie Harrold, John Kirkpatrick, Robert Johnson, and Sydney Carter. Group performs the songs of Sydney Carter. Tracks include "George Fox," "Friday Morning," and "I Used to Dance." Copy at hand is an original UK Plant Life press. Cover is Near Mint-no stains, tears, splits, or writing. Insert included. Disc is Near Mint.
Mann, Billy-Billy Mann- LP- Stereo-DV8 Records – 31454 0365 2 ADV - 1995 Promo-only release by singer/songwriter Billy Mann. His music is modern pop with acoustic guitar, but there is a Folk edge to his song writing. Tracks include "Back in '69", "Turn Down the World" & "You Only Love Once." Special Promo package is both handsome and elaborate. Disc comes in book-style cover (meant to look like bound leather) with gilt lettering. Interior pages include track list, lyrics, artist portrait and blank pages for a personal diary. Disc is clean and Mint. Cover shows only slight creasing. Out-of-print on CD, and this goes for the regular edition as well! - (EXC/M) - $2.99- Order
Martyn, John-Sapphire- LP- stereo-Island (UK) 90248 - 1985 release 33 1/3 RPM LP release by John Martyn. Tracks include "Sapphire", "Fisherman's Dream", and "Acid Rain". Cover is clean with minor corner crease. Vinyl (with pastel blue Island label) is glossy and Mint.
Matthews, Ian-Some Days You Eat the Bear...- LP- Stereo-Elektra EKS-75078 - 1972 release by Ian Matthews, best known as a founding member of Fairport Convention and for his country rock band, Matthews' Southern Comfort. Features 8 tracks including "Ol' 55", "Tried So Hard" and "Dirty Work." Session players include BJ Colis, David Lindley, and Jeff "Skunk" Baxter. Sound of the album is essentially LA country rock (Eagles, Jackson Brown, etc.,..). Textured cover is in excellent condition overall and has a Promo sticker at top right. Top left corner along spine shows heavy wear and fraying. Includes 2 page lyric sheet insert and the original custom inner sleeve. White label Promo disc is Mint and unplayed! - (EXC+/M) - $8.99- Order
McLachlan, Sarah-Building a Mystery- CD- stereo-Arista ASCD3382 - 1997 promo only CD single, gatefold cardboard picture cover with translucent lyrics sheet inside, two versions of "Building:, nice package!
New Christy Minstrels-Alice's Restaurant/same- 45- mono-Columbia 44577 - white label promo-same song on both sides (the Arlo Guthrie classic!) - (EXC+) - $2.99- Order
New Christy Minstrels-On Tour Through Motortown- LP- Stereo-Columbia CS9616 - 360 degree Sound Label, 1968 Release, The Minstrels sing Motown!!, includes "Stop In The Name of Love", "A Place In The Sun", "Dancing In The Streets", Cover is perfectly preserved in original shrink wrap. - (M/NM) - $10- Order
New Christy Minstrels-Ramblin'- LP- mono-Columbia CL20055 - Guaranteed High Fidelity label, w/Barry McGuire, 1963 rel - (NM-/EXC+) - $12- Order
Nicol, Simon-'Before your Time...'- LP- Stereo-Woodworm (UK) WR010 - 1987 release UK only 33 1/3 RPM LP by Simon Nicol, the only original member of Fairport Convention who is still active today in the band. (Also in the Albion Band.) Accompaniment varies on this LP but in all cases Nichols plays with small ensembles of players including Dave Pegg, Dave Mattacks, Peter Vettese (violin), Sheila & Sheryl Parker and Linda Thompson (sings lead on "Live Not Where I Love). Other tracks include "Insult to Injury", the original version of "From a Distance" (a big hit stateside for Bette Midler) & "Rosemary's Sister." Cover is clean with no stains, seamsplits, writing, tears or heavy creasing. Covers shows extremely slight ringwear only. Disc is clean, glossy & Mint. OOP on CD.
O'Connor, John-Songs For Our Times- LP- stereo-Flying Fish FF 331 - 1984 33 1/3 RPM LP release by songwriter and Folksinger, John O'Connor. Album was voted best of the year by the Washington Post in '84. O'Connor's voice and guitar are minimally accompanied by a few other acoustic instruments only. Track List:
1. Mister, Slow It Down
2. He Never Sent Roses
3. A Cold Day In November
4. Fifty Five
5. Put Your Name On a Different Line
6. The Yankee
7. On the Mountain Tonight
8. Missy and Me
10. Won't You Take Me Home With You? Copy at hand is still factory SEALED-100% new and unused.
Ochs, Phil-Pleasures of the Harbor- LP- stereo-A&M SP4133 - cover is gorgeous except for small WOBC, his best regarded record, unusually fine copy! - (NM-/NM) - $20- Order
Paxton, Tom-Heroes- LP- stereo-Vanguard VSD 79411 - Original 1978 33 1/3 rpm LP release by vocalist, guitarist, & songwriter, Tom Paxton. LP contains moving tributes to Stephen Biko and Phil Ochs, and has a fun slam at the homophobic antics of Anita Bryant.
1 Presbyterian Boy
2 A Day in the Country
3 Anita O.J.
4 Winter Song
5 The Death of Stephen Biko
6 Hand Me Down My Jogging Shoes
8 Lucy, the Junk Dealer's Daughter
9 Not Tonight, Marie
10 There Goes the Mountain
Copy at hand is an Vanguard Records first pressing, with no cutout or promo markings. Cover is nicely preserved inside shrinkwrap with a tiny bit of creasing to the two right corners. Disc within is, of course, Mint and unplayed.
Paxton, Tom-The Compleat Tom Paxton/Recorded Live- LP- stereo-Elektra 7E2003 - 1970 2 disc 33 1/3 RPM LP release by folksinger, Tom Paxton. Album was recorded live The Bitter End. Paxton is accompanied by a small ensemble featuring David Horowitz/piano, Herb Bushler/bass, & Mark Horowitz/2nd guitar. Paxton presents a program of all-original tunes, including his classic "Ramblin' Boy" and "Last Thing On My Mind". Gatefold cover shows ringwear and wear to bottom right corner-punchhole through upper right corner. Complete track listing: Clarissa Jones, The Things I Notice Now Jennifer's Rabbit & I Give You The Morning, Intro to The Marvelous Toy,The Marvelous Toy,Leaving London, Angie, All Night Long, Bayonet Rap,Talking Vietnam Pot Luck Blues, Jimmy Newman,Outward Bound, Morning Again, Can't Help But Wonder Where I'm Bound, My Lady's A Wild Flying Dove, Now That I've Taken My Life, About The Children, Ballad of Spiro Agnew, Mr. Blue, Wish I Had A Troubadour, Ev'ry Time (When We Are Gone),Cindy's Crying & Hooker, Ramblin' Boy, The Last Thing On My Mind. Discs-housed in crisp original Elektra inner sleeves-are white label promos in Near Mint condition.