Banned (DJ Anchovy)
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Took a trip out to Lincoln city to help son number 1 dismantle an old computer, had enough spare time to blitz the city centre chazzers
Mostly bare, but came away with the following nevertheless
Tubeway Army - Are friends electric? (remarkably clean!)
Horslips - The power & the glory (green vinyl)
Les Chakachas - Beau Coco
Break Machine - Street Dance (... with an 'instrumental' b-side)
... and an extremely clean PJ Proby single on Liberty (It's your day today)
Inner City - Big Fun (remix)
A couple of Polydor VA albums, usual suspects (Last/Warner/Kallman/Delgado and Peter Thomas)
Psychedelic Furs - Pretty in Pink (inc 'Dub' version)
and a little cache of recent-ish 12" promos ...
Starsailor - Four to the floor (Thin White Duke & Soulsaver mixes)
Jacknife Lee / Freelance Hellraiser vs Blur vs Marianne Faithfull - Kissin Time
Peaches - Boys wanna be her (inc Flamin Lips remix)
Kid Acne - Worst Luck
i ask at a local tip for records but nothing has ever turned up......until now....
i gave him £25 but well well worth it
camel moon madness / mirage
caravan/land of grey and pink
joy division /closer /love../atmosphere...and still [gatefold over the moon with this]
jonathan kelly...twice around the houses
van morrison astral weeks...moondance
jetro tull..aqualung....thick as a brick
led zep up on blueberry hill bootleg[my first zep bootleg!!]
tim buckley..greeetings from la[very pleased with this]
tony joe white best of[with polksalad annie and stud spider!]
nick drake..pink moon ...five leaves left... bryter later...all late 70s80s reissues but chuffed to have all 3 on vinyl
gong gazeuse...expresso 2...shamal.....[first time ive listened to gong but it sounds great]
rod hunter moog
claude dejean..open circuit[more moog!]
salif keita soro
stanley clarke journey to love
kevin coyne politicz
its unbeliveable to think someone has thrown away such quality music but proves that all the hours we put in pay off in the end and you never know just when luck will strike!!!!
Yes the Wooden Shjips,my band The Heads will be supporting them in July when they pop over here.Shameless plug.
All I found in Weston Super yesterday was
JOY DIVISION- Love will Tear us Apart 12"
LEONARD COHEN - Songs of Love and Hate
FOLK HERITAGE - with great song by Mike Raven and Joan Mills,spare heading its way to Daddy YAYA.
and Xian lp ,vaguely prog with a vicar narrating along to some of music,which starts off ok but gets worse as it goes, its called
THAT I MAY DWELL AMONG THEM. on Sharing label from 75.
The cover has some bloke dressed up in an am-dram costume,couldnt leave it behind.Anyone else heard of this?
This is pretty much every record of any worth that i have got all year. Ive not really had the cash or the time for a good dig so I've had to make do with 1 charity find, 1 donation and 3 online buys... Ive also made a new years resolution to buy more hip hop stuff (new and fill gaps in the collection) and so far I'm off to a good start...
The Freestyle fellowship turned up in a charity amongst a lot of 80s rock, god knows how it got there. I have the Hot Potato 45 from when i was younger but never heard the entire album until now. Its OK, kinda different.
School of Hard knocks i have been after for many years although i didn't know it. I had a couple of the tracks on a tape from Leaky Fresh`s radio show in the early 90s but never knew who did them until someone played me the LP a couple of years ago. Ive been on the hunt for it ever since and was chuffed with this reasonably priced re-issue. The Black moon I've never actually owned before despite knowing it inside out, happy to add it to my collection. The Gza/Muggs Lp i took a bit of a gamble on after hearing a couple of online snippets. Its quite good i think, Muggs is doing his best Rza impersonation and it tails off towards the end but its decent overall.
The Chico Arnez was given to me by a mate who knows i collect S2S and as a bonus this one has at least one top track (with a sneaky drum break)..
Looking at my photo has made me realise that i really need to hoover my carpet..
Now celebrating over 1000 posts of nonsense.....
Two jazz gems that came in a trade yesterday..
Palle Mikkelborg & Radiojazzgruppen - The Mysterious Corona (Debut 1967)
Prince Lasha Quintet - Cry (original black label Contemorary)
..and today, my first flea market haul in 2008 :
Cris Williamson - S/T (Ampex) - femme ssw in the vein of Carole King/Bonnie Koloc
Los Bravos - S/T - superb Spanish beat
Michael Urbaniak - Live
Sonny - Inner Views - Sonny Bono goes psychedelic..never seen this one before - great stuff..the 12-minute opener 'I Just Sit There' is a pure exploito psych heaven!!!
The Reg Guest Syndicate - Underworld (Fontana US mono) - another winner here..killer versions of more or less familiar 60's spy movie tunes mixed in with a few tasty originals..
Linn County - S/T - Iowa psych, their debut LP from -68 - I have yet to give this a listen..
Jimi Hendrix - Live in NJ (Emi/Stateside) - supposedly a rare swedish only release from -71
Copperpenny - S/T
NDS - Tidig morgon mitt liv - obscure Swedish soft/folk pop from -73 w/ female/male vocals
Rabbit Mckay - Passing Through (UNI) - decent ssw/folk rock on a quick listen
Andwella - People's People
Michael Rabon & Choctaw - S/T (UNI) - a few nice bits here and there sandwiched between the more forgettable 'good timey' stuff..
Maria Selander - Från Den svenska Vildmarken - gave this Swedish LP a quick needle drop and I couldn't figure it out, I need to revisit this soon..google wasn't much of an help either
Nicky Hopkins - The Tin Man Was A Dreamer
Deep Purple - Fireball
Larry Coryell - Introducing the Eleventh House
Steppenwolf - S/T
Teen Beat -65 - an original swedish compilation LP, familiar tunes performed by totally unknown artists like The Downbeats, Gil Grant etc.??), ungooglable as well
Youngbloods - S/T
Johnny Winter - S/T
..the well loved copies (and a few others as well) of Youngbloods, Winter & Steppenwolf were thrown in as freebies + also picked up a few other LPs for trade/resale purposes
"Don't get involved in the f**kin' chat pages. It's just full of arseholes talkin' sh*te non-stop"
These are the best bits from this weeks scavenge through the charities (c); plus a couple of trades (t) and bunch of 20 or so from todays record fair (r) in Leicester. Pleased with what I have got from there, but the ratio of vinyl to CD on display was distressing.
Serge Ermoll - Jungle Juice (Larrikin) (c) Aussie jazz from the 80s. No, come back... actually it is quite good. Piano led for the most part but the guitarist throws some nice Coryell shapes.
Pharoah Sanders - Karma (Impulse!) (c) The first - and quite probably the last - Impulse! I will ever find in a charity shop. Lovin' it, of course. Skronk/mellow.
Art farmer Joe Henderson - Yama (CTI) (r) 1979. Joe Henderson is criminally overlooked to my mind. Had high hopes for this (even with it being CTI) but it's a bit smooth, a bit cusp of the 80's and features synthesizers.
Muhal Richard Abrams - Spiral (Arista) (r) Another punt. Lots of gong and solo piano. Recorded live at Montreux in 1978. Sounds amazing!
Bill Evans Jim Hall - Intermodulation (Verve) (r) "Penetrating dialogue on familiar themes" it says here. The telepathic jazz partnership return seven years after Undercurrent.
Shorty Rogers, etc. - Collabaration West (Prestige) (c) West coast giants, but haven't spun this yet.
Miles Davis - Miles Ahead (CBS) (r) Filling vinyl gaps here. Nice OG UK copy.
Vi Redd - Lady Soul (ATCO) So Aretha was not the only Lady Soul hanging out Atlantic. Think this dates from 63. She plays Alto and Sings. Leroy Vinegar, Barney Kessel, Dick Hyman and Dave Bailey amongst the sidemen.
Oscar Peterson Count Basie - Satch and Josh (Pablo) (c) Not there only collabaration, I have another from a few years later - which I think I prefer. This is slightly more conservative. Peterson - hardest working man in jazz. Also picked up a live double by him this week.
George Coleman - Playing Changes (Ronnie Scott's) (c) Another overlooked tenor. Three lengthy tracks. Quality, if straight ahead.
Eric Dolphy - Status (Prestige) I like these Prestige doubles. Some studio stuff, some live Danish recordings and a couple from The Five Spot. All dating from 60 and 61.
Ben Webster - At Ease (Ember) Recorded sometime during the three years he lived in Amsterdam and probably released in 1969. Dutch rythm section. Great man, great album.
Ahmad Jamal - But Not For Me (Argo) (r) A long time want. Canadian pressing. With the slogan "Keep Canadians Working" emblazoned on the sleeve, which incidentally is made from canadian paper and printed in canada. So there. Haven't played it yet, but just know it is going to be wonderful.
Various - Heavy Horns (Mercury) (c) Nice comp, with a great title.
MJQ - MJQ (Prestige) (c) Reissue. Probably not a record I need, but feel I should scoop up all charity shop jazz. Actually that is not true as I did leave some Earl Hines behind.
Charles McPherson - Today's Man (Mainstream) Dectet recording from 1973. OK.
Charles Mingus - Tonight at Noon & Me Myself An Eye (Atlantic) (r) One from the peak and one from the end of his career. CM looks pretty unwell on the back of the later album, it must be said. That album includes a return to Wednesday Night Prayer Meeting, one of the first tracks to ever get me to sit up and take an interest in Jazz.
Donald Byrd - Best & Caricatures (Bluenote) (c) Later work, and will probably turn out to be dispensible; but Bluenotes in Charity shops - it would be a crime to leave them behind. I think.
Fleetwood Mac - ...in Chicago (Sire) (c) Bit like when Howlin' Wolf came to London, though the Wolf doen't feature here. Otis Span and Willie Dixon do. The white guys get pretty fly and the whole thing sounds good.
Muddy Waters - Hard Again (Blue Sky) (c) late, great return. Minting.
Howlin' Wolf - The Real Folk Blues (Chess) (c) A reissue of what was originally a compilation, ayway. Hard to fault. A nice companion piece to Boney's Sonny Boy Williamson from the same series.
Linda Hopkins - How Blue Can You Get (PAJ) Bluer than this, I reckon. Typical big lung, soul-free, commercial blues. Done better elsewhere. Sorry Linda. Hey ho. Might improve with age. Out of the pound bin at diverse.
A bunch of ECM and similar. The Gary Burton came from the Record Fair today. As you would imagine, if you know this type of stuff. If you don't.... well probably not the place to start. The Steve Reich stuff is amazing, in my opinion.
The Tymes - People (Directions) Knocked down to nowt because the sleeve was water damaged. Don't like it much.
Kakraba Lobi - S/T (Tangent) Wow! This is fantastic. Could be an ECM. Virtuoso stuff on Xylophone that was made by his father. A Ghanain Brian May, perhaps?
The Impact of Brass - Down at The Brass Works (Rare Earth) Only needle dropped this so far - but it ain't setting me on fire. Sort of expected more brass, somehow.
Various - Testifyin' (Charly) Compilation of Sound Stage 7 stuff. Again only needle dropped so far.
All of these cheap from the Record Fair. Think it all speaks for itself and needs little introduction. The Scratch/Congo item is nice african/dub.
Barrington Davis - Tracks of Mind (Montagu) (c) Yes indeed. First record for a while that has really made me sit up and listen. This is good. Popsike sales mention the word "psych" a lot. Yeah, can go with that; chuck in a bit of Tim Buckley vocals (just a bit), some rock'n'roll, a soupcon of country. Whatever happened to this guy? Did he record anything after this?
Rosemary Hardman Bob Axford - Second Season Came (Trailer) Pastoral folk, good, but needs further exploration.
John Martyn - Sundays Child (Island) (r) Old sleeve, new record (?). I don't care; another very long time want. Just been waiting a bargain copy.
Ian and Sylvia - Early Morning Rain (Vanguard) Baezesque. Very typical of the label and period. Love this sleeve.
Some more recent stuff...
Elvis Costello Alan Toussaint - The River In Reverse (Verve) Every little bit as good as I hoped it might be. Another want off the list. And a rare purchase of a brand new record.
Rebirth Brass band - kickin' It Live (Topic) Pairs up nice with the above.
Brave Captain - Go With Yourself (Wichita) Martin Carr of the Boo Radleys.
Hope Sandoval - Bavarian Fruit Bread (Rough Trade) As far as I am aware the only solo output from the ex-Mazzy Star woman. Have this on CD but now I can listen to it properly.
and finally something for the Folkwayheads....
Russian Songs for Teaching Russian (Folkways) Not the most exiting content, though I have found I like the particularly sophorific nature of stuff sung in Russian. This one has a little insert which you can use to order copies of the notes. They will be sent by "Fourth Class Post"! Apparently.
Mary Lou Williams - The Asch Recordings (Folkways) (r) Bargain of the day. Gorgeous 2LP box for £2.50.
Various - two White Horses Standin' in Line (Flyright) UK compilation of Lomax 1939 Texas field recordings. Ultra basic, highly affecting.
Last edited by piglit'n'rolf; 28-01-2008 at 08:42 PM.
At first I bought records, then I started to collect records; now I merely accumulate records.
As Piglit mentioned there were far too many CrappyDiscs, and not many £1 bins.
Best of Stan Getz - Girl From Ipanema onwards - Latin Cool.
Jimmy Smith (mfp) - 'live' in Hamburg, 1967; mfp re-issue of I don't know what Verve/MGM album. Blistering.
King Sunny Adé - Ju Ju Music - 1982 Island classic, yet again debunking the 80's was crap myth.
Tull - Songs From The Wood - possibly their last good album. Back cover photo of Tree Stump deck, for playing Trunk records
£7 of great Jazz:-
Listen to the Ahmad Jamal quintet (PYE Jazz) - with guitar & violin added to the piano trio. Note the Bling Ring from 1960.
Keith Jarrett - Koln Concert - ECM classic, perhaps their best seller?
Ethiopians & Various - 2 Trojan Ska Compilations for a fiver.
Avanco/Tamba Trio - 33 1/3 EP for 33 1/3 pence. Rio bossa jazz with great instrumental songs & passages with jazzy flute & piano, marred only slightly by slick vocal harmonies. Since found out, EP of LPAvanco from 1963. Find of the day!
Artic Meltdown - 1986 re-issue (Garageland records) of tracks from 64/65 Swedish bands Zettlers (Beatlesey), Trappers (early Stonesy) and Ringo & Mainers (the most garagey). Perhaps our man in Sweden can tell us more about these groups?
Spirit - Fresh Garbage/Skin - 1984 re-union, 6" single. My first ever 6" fnarr fnarr, which I could use as a template to cut down LPs even smaller
9 mostly reggae singles, with Sky Sunlight & Thee New Seeds Featuring Rainbow - Beautiful/Universal Stars/ (Expression) - Sky Saxon's re-incarnated Seeds band from mystery year?
The singles/Eps were 3 for a quid.
Last edited by mike sondek; 28-01-2008 at 02:41 PM. Reason: Tambo Trio Google
recent 7" finds from a newly opened madrid street market at a euro each. all in pic sleves too except 2 . most have only been needle-dropped as yet so bear with me:
-Los pekenikes - embustero/ tiempo y ritmo. nothing special, b side is curious.
-Al wilson - Show and tell/listen to me. love this b-side, great soul.
-The marmalade -radancer/ sarah - just one woman. Sounds mediocre. didnt mansfield have a hand in this lot? or am i crossing my wires here?
-Johnny guitar watson - i don't want to be a lone ranger/ you can stay but the noise must go. I was well chuffed to find this , the 2 best tracks off the prestige album.
-CCS- Brother / mister what you have i can get. Great stuff.
-Bee gees - gotta get a message to you /kitty can. This was one of my first singles as a kid, so seeing it in a pic sleeve for pence meant i couldn't leave it for sentimental reasons!
-Andre gagnon - wow/samba - spare
-Ekseption - Julia /adaggio
-equals - baby come back/hold me closer
-Rare earth - good time sally/ love shines down
-rare earth - the seed /celebrate. not heard much of their stuff but it sounds bit like ccs or blood sweat and tears' funkier moments,. recommended.
-Orchester dave daffodil - pepperbox /get goin' - interesting arrangement of the peppers' hit, started very well but lacks a bit of oomph at the 4/4 bit!
-Jaime morey - camp /maria- pretty groovy spanish croony stuff, liked it.
-Johnathan king - cherry cherry /gay girl - had never heard the b side, pretty groovy.
-skyy this groove is bad/disco dancin' - salsoul, sounds ok, nowt special.
-Micky - maria mary, maria - produced by fernando arbex from barrabas so caught my eye. sounds pretty much like barrabas /blood sweat and tears!
-bulldog - doggy doggy/ where did she go - euro pop cheeze reminiscent of rotation. the b side is crap.
i left behind some tremeloes and a mike batt produced new eidition 1975 single. In any case I will go back next week with the portable as there were millions of singles at a euro!
got me local bootie a bit late but grabbed.
davy graham-folk,blues and beyond
heads and tales-double transatlantic comp..
bert and john-s/t
mickey newbury-heaven help the child
mickey newbury-'frisco mable joy
marvin gaye-i want you
john.d.loudermilk-volume one-elloree [ og version of tobacco road ]
aretha franklin-don't play that song
ashton,gardener and dyke-worst of [ don't want no war no more - ace funky rock that someone comped on a vulture swap afew years ago ]
shirley scott-plays the big bands [ 1966 set on impulse ]
and just one 45 - the escorts-dizzy miss lizzy -great !!
pics added tomorrow,thanks heavens i got up-the davy graham is a mono copy and looks a bit tatty but the vinyl plays great,well chuffed to find that...
Banned (DJ Anchovy)
Picked up some utter crap from the tip today but:
Discotheque - Volume 2 (Boulevard)
...is a bloody great listen. Beaty, groovy and hammond rockin' tracks from start to finish. Well pleased with it. Even Joshua (fights the battle of Jericho) is good in a sixties Carnaby Street parping way. Shake 26 is wig-out frenetic....
Sure this is a 'VV staple' that has passed me by...who plays on it and who is 'ninety' the author of the four great (og?) tracks at the end of Side 2?
is that the one with 'ahh soul' on it - or could that be the first one...top records from my early digging days and ace sleeves too
Banned (DJ Anchovy)
This one has Side One: Let Me Come To Your Party, Shake 26, After Two Years, Go Tell It To The Mountains, Sputnick, Jack Sly, Space. And Side Two: Joshua, Good Day, Buy 'Em Somethin', Equator, Eastern Longitude, Shout and Seventh Meridian.
All great stuff.
Shake 26, Equator, eastern longitude and 7th Meridian are by The Underground Set from their S/T LP and Space is by the Blackbirds (the German beat Group) on their no destination LP on Saga. There's a copy of this in my local record shop for around the £15 mark if you want me to go fetch it Ian. The Underground Set LP is well worth tracking down too as the Fi is a lot Hi-er on it.