Jaki Whitren - Raw But Tender. LP. (Label: Sunbeam Music, Cat.No: )
180 gram vinyl version from the possessor of one of the finest voices of her generation, Jaki Whitren was just nineteen when she recorded this soulful collection of country-tinged folk-rock in 1973. Featuring members of Matthews Southern Comfort and Fotheringay, as well as guitar legend Albert Lee, making it an essential purchase for fans of classic singer-songwriting. "With all the recent fuss surrounding Gap model Joss Stone, you could be forgiven for assuming no gutsy female British teen had ever recorded an album before. But at just 18 Jaki Whitren was signed to CBS and made one of the most impressive debuts of the time" - Record Collector. Due In: 25/12/2007
1975 album and their last for CBS Records, featuring Jerry Garcia, Skip Battin and Sly Stone. Digitally remastered and slipcased. Featuring: "La Bamba", "I Heard You’ve Been Layin’ My Old Lady", "Over And Over" and "Up Against The Wall, Redneck."
Peter Grudzien - The Unicorn. Dble LP. (Label: Subliminal Sounds, Cat.No: SUBLP23)
First time exact vinyl reissue of the rare, legendary and highly praised LP, dating from 1974, by urban hillbilly one-man-band ‘outsider artist’ Grudzien. The 'first psychedelic country concept' album features bluegrass mountain music Americana from the twilight zone, mixed with tape effects, musique concrete, fuzz guitar, surreal lyrics imagery and themes related to religion, death, sex and other timely concerns. Also included is a bonus LP record, 'the Garden of Love', with some truly amazing and haunting unreleased material spanning the years 1950s-70s. The Garden of Love LP includes, amongst others, a song about wandering around in the desert eating peyote.Limited edition of 500 copies only WORLDWIDE!
Racing Cars - Second Wind. CD. (Label: Angel Air, Cat.No: SJPCD245)
Racing Cars return with their 6th studio album. Their unique blend of rock and funk is showcased on the brand new tracks which highlight the incredible vocal prowess of Morty. Track listing: "Wrong Road", "Love Down There", "Waving Not Drowning", "Hate To See A Woman Cry", "Bolt From The Blue", "Cuckoo Spit", "On Days Like These", "Whatever Sunday Brings", "Heart Of You", "Six Silver Strings."
Jaki Whitren - Raw But Tender. LP. (Label: Sunbeam Music, Cat.No: SBRLP5025)
Possessor of one of the finest voices of her generation, Jaki Whitren was just nineteen when she recorded this soulful collection of country-tinged folk-rock in 1973. Featuring members of Matthews Southern Comfort and Fotheringay, as well as guitar legend Albert Lee. "With all the recent fuss surrounding Gap model Joss Stone, you could be forgiven for assuming no gutsy female British teen had ever recorded an album before. But at just 18 Jaki Whitren was signed to CBS and made one of the most impressive debuts of the time" - Record Collector.Beautiful 180 gram vinyl version
The album Buddy Holly was originally released in October 1980 and is essentially an album of Buddy holly song covers. The album now features two further Buddy Holly songs by the Hollies as bonus tracks: Take Your Time and Peggy Sue Got Married, which is actually a duet with Buddy Holly (through the wonders of technology of course).On this album Allan Clarke was back on vocal duty alongside longstanding members Bobby Elliott, Bernie Calvert, Terry Sylvester and Tony Hicks.
The group often played the most sketchy venues and dirtiest bars around the United States, providing the perfect soundtrack for brawls among drunk greasy truckers covered in rivers of beer. There groundwork would pave the way for subsequent American Roots groups in the glory days of the San Fransisco scene. These twenty five previously unreleased tracks were recorded at two prime US venues and feature the original line up. Booklet features many unreleased photos from the genre. Housed in a Digipack.
Johnny Cash - Greatest / Now Here's Johnny. CD. (Label: Snapper, Cat.No: SNAP284CD)
Two original Sun album on one CD, dating from 1959 and '61. This two fer features four bonus tracks from the era. Greatest came out after Cash had left the label and Sun cashed in by pulling together some ignored tracks and a few biggy singles alongside demos and alternative versions. Greatest certainly deserves it's title, Cash's third Sun album is drenched in the glorious reverb you would expect (and hope for) and features the man in blacks passionate renditions of Hank Williams numbers and some other Cowboy crooners.
Lynyrd Skynyrd - One More From The Road. Dble CD. (Label: MCA, Cat.No: 1126572)
Double CD that contains the great live album remastered and expanded.Originally released in 1976 it contains such signature songs as "Gimme Three Steps, "Tuesday's Gone," "Saturday Night Special," "Sweet Home Alabama," and, of course, a blistering 11-and-a-half-minute version of "Free Bird." A cool cover of J.J. Cale's "Call Me the Breeze" adds a little variety. It's easy to see why this band dominated the rock charts in the '70s.Now contains 8 bonus tracks not on the original release.
180 gram vinyl re-issue of the much praised 1969 album, The Gilded Palace Of Sin is the debut release from one of the most influential country-rock outfits of all time. Helmed by the legendary Gram Parsons with help from ex-Byrd Chris Hillman and L.A. pedal steel maverick "Sneaky" Pete Kleinow, The Burritos' debut features "Sin City" (later covered by Parsons compatriot Emmylou Harris), "Wheels," "Christine's Tune" and other classics. Forget your Eagles and your Poco, this is the real L.A. country-rock, or as Gram himself called it, "Cosmic American Music."
Little River Band - Re-Arranged. CD. (Label: The Store For Music Ltd, Cat.No: SFMCD079)
Fifteen track album from one of the best vocal harmony groups of the '70's. Still performing today, it is well known amongst their fans that on stage they love to tinker with the arrangements of their best loved hits from the past three decades, this release finds the newly expanded line up rerecording old tracks often in completely different guises. A fantastic live feel was created by recording the tracks in a singlefifteen hour session. Includes new versions of: "The Other Guy", "Lonesome Loser" and "Man On Your Mind."
This 2CD collection sees the artists’ complete recordings whilst on The famous Blue Horizon label remastered for optimum sound quality. In addition, the package also includes ten previously unreleased tracks,sure to be sought after by the Blues fans.Both artists were born in Mississippi in the early 1900’s with separate recording careers until the onset of the The Depression of 1929 when their recording careers and thatof many blues artists came to an abrupt end. Their paths met for the first time when they were both invited to perform at The 1968 Memphis Country Blues Festival . It was after this appearance that Mike Vernon signed them and these tracks were recorded over an exhaustive 24 hours in the studio and later released as separate artist albums under the series name 'Presenting the Country Blues'Thirteen tracks were recorded by Furry that day, eleven making it on to the original album. The tworemaining tracks remained unreleased until now. The Joe Callicott collection includes a total of eightprevioulsy unreleased tracks. The first time this particualr material has been available in the digitalformat along with previously unreleased out takes.
One of those singers who, had been born in Texas, would be a cult hero around the world. The British born singer has still amassed a large & loyal fan-base without the aid of national radio or the press. This is a fifteen track compilation of his best work. Including: "Old Accordin", "Sooner Or Later", "Magic Shadows" and "Don't Let Me Cry Again."
Still's three mid-70’s albums for CBS, packaged together on a double CD. Recorded around CS&N's album and tour schedelue, the other two feature on these albums at various points, notable the lush "As I Come of Age." Interstingly enough, Thoroughfare Gap is Still's reaction to the Disco / Dance craze of the late '70's. Digitally remastered, slip-cased and with extensive new notes by John Tobler.