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WARB-ATL-6681xCrosby, Stills & Nash
Crosby, Stills and NashRanked 259/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.
One of the most enduring musical partnerships of our time, Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Crosby, Stills & Nash (CSN) are revered for their peerless vocal harmonies, inspired songwriting and musical virtuosity. When the trio first sang together at a friends Laurel Canyon house in 1968, their uncanny harmonic convergence was immediately apparent, and CSN took shape. Each member came to the new venture from other high-profile bands, Crosby from the Byrds, Stills from Buffalo Springfield and Nash from the Hollies, and together they formed that rarest of musical entities, a supergroup that lived up to its billing.
CSNs stunning 1969 self-titled debut album is one of the true masterpieces of the rock n roll canon. The album made it all the way to #6 on the Billboard charts and delivered two Top 40 Pop singles with Marrakesh Express and Suite: Judy Blue Eyes. Also features the CSN classics Guinnevere, Wooden Ships, Helplessly Hoping and Long Time Gone.
Crosby, Stills & Nash are a most important part of the brilliant history at Atlantic Records. The uniqueness of their vocal blend, as well as the uniqueness of each solo voice, made them the top vocal group in the world, and they are still today thrilling millions of fans they have accumulated over the years. Ahmet Ertegun1. Suite: Judy Blue Eyes
2. Marrakesh Express
4. You Dont Have To Cry
5. Pre-Road Downs
6. Wooden Ships
7. Lady Of The Island
8. Helplessly Hoping
9. Long Time Gone
10. 49 Bye-Byes$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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Workingman's Dead (On Sale)Sublime, Stripped-Down 1970 Americana Classic Steeped in Country, Blues, and Folk
You've Never Heard This Roots-Based Marvel Sound Better: Mastered from the Original Master Tapes and Given Extra-Wide Grooves on 45RPM LP
Ranked #264 on Rolling Stone's List of the 500 Greatest Albums of All Time: Airy Harmonies, Simple Structures, Concise Arrangements, and Burnished Tones Anchor Songs
Workingman's Dead defies the erroneous belief that the Grateful Dead never attained brilliance in the recording studio. Forever prized for natural sonics, Workingman's Dead attains audiophile reference status courtesy of this first-ever 45RPM version. As flawless as any rustic album ever released, the 1970 set now brims with soaring harmonies, organic execution, intertwined textures, and uncomplicated structures that furnish the songs a transcendence associated with timeless American music. Colorful, relatable characters seemingly torn from working-class histories and old-time fables inhabit the narratives.
Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed on 180g LPs at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's numbered limited edition of this period-defining recording renders the stripped-down fare with immense detail, rich airiness, and reach-out-and-touch-it realism. Longtime Deadheads and newcomers alike will hear significantly more information, experience wider and deeper soundstages, and become swept away by incredible tonal and vocal balances-traits made possible by the format's wider grooves. Instrumental melds and refined accents, such as guest David Nelson's nimble fills on "Cumberland Blues," are part of a larger whole that gives the impression you are witness to the world's coziest campfire session. Frontier tales and refined performances further this feeling.
The first Grateful Dead album to eschew cosmic jams and complex signatures, Workingman's Dead stakes its existence to great songs, homespun warmth, and bare essentials. Its wistful, relaxed state-immediately apparent via the innocent album-opening invitation "Will you come with me?" on "Uncle John's Band"-owes to the circumstances and conditions surrounding its creation. At the time, the Dead owed a considerable financial debt to Warner Bros. and were hobbled by a recent drug bust and financial scandal. Most significantly, the band was recovering from-and reacting to-the tragic events of the Altamont Music Festival and symbolic end of the peace and love era.
As such, Workingman's Dead acts as a retreat from chaos and uncertainty, its songs emblems of simpler times and pleas for compassion in the face of hardship. Lyricist Robert Hunter said he aimed to capture the vintage elements of late 1940s country-and-western jukebox singles as well as old blues classics. In that vein, fare such as the Bakersfield-leaning "Cumberland Blues," pastoral ballad "Dire Wolf," and bluesy "Easy Wind" hit the mark. Leader Jerry Garcia's occasional pedal-steel underpinnings arrive as a bonus.
Of course, aside from the economical concision and thematic consistency, the genius of Workingman's Dead resides in the group's expressive harmonies. Taught by Crosby, Stills and Nash, the Dead produce live "air blends" of multi-part vocal harmonies that provide the foundations of nearly every track. "Uncle John's Band," "High Time," "New Speedway Boogie" (with the iconic refrain "One way or another/This darkness has got to give" referencing the ill wind that greeted the new decade), and the radio favorite "Casey Jones" practically float on the ensemble's communal vocal beds.
Mobile Fidelity's 45RPM edition renders these invigorating, refreshing, and engaging characteristics in three-dimensional sound that transports you to the event. Recordings don't get more lifelike. Workingman's Dead-an iconic, ageless record that drew countless listeners to the band's unique style because of its accessibility and charm-deserves nothing less. Neither do you.
This title is not eligible for further discount.1. Uncle John's Band
2. High Time
3. Dire Wolf
4. New Speedway
5. Cumberland Blues
6. Black Peter
7. Easy Wind
8. Casey Jones$49.99 $44.99 Save $5.00 (10%)180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
DecadeA fantastic 3-LP collection of Neil's best-from Buffalo Springfield through CSNY to his own enigmatic solo career-featuring Southern Man; Down by the River; Helpless; Ohio; Sugar Mountain; Like a Hurricane; Heart of Gold; After the Gold Rush , and lots more.
One of the most influential artists of all time, Neil Young has set a standard of artistic integrity and iconoclastic creativity. Before starting his multi-platinum solo career, he was a founding member of the folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield and worked with the groups Crazy Horse and Crosby, Stills and Nash. The Canadian singer-songwriter was recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 for his work as a solo artist and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1982. Young's philanthropic work is as renowned as his musical legacy.
His famous Bridge School Benefit Concert has become a yearly tradition since 1986 and continues to boast an incredible line-up of high-profile artists. Each year, Young donates all of the proceeds to the Bay Area's Bridge School, which assists children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs. He was also one of the original founders of Farm Aid in 1985, and continues to be an active member on the organization's board of directors.LP 1
1. Down to the Wire - By Buffalo Springfield
2. Burned - By Buffalo Springfield
3. Mr. Soul - By Buffalo Springfield
4. Broken Arrow - By Buffalo Springfield
5. Expecting to Fly - By Buffalo Springfield
6. Sugar Mountain
7. I Am a Child - By Buffalo Springfield
8. The Loner
9. The Old Laughing Lady
10. Cinnamon Girl - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
11. Down By the River - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
1. Cowgirl In the Sand - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
2. I Believe in You - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
3. After the Gold Rush - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
4. Southern Man - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
5. Helpless - By Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
6. Ohio - By Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
7. Soldier03 Old Man
8. A Man Needs a Maid
10. Heart of Gold
11. Star of Bethlehem
1. The Needle and the Damage Done
2. Tonight's the Night, Pt. 1
3. Tired Eyes
4. Walk On
5. For the Turnstiles
7. Deep Forbidden Lake
8. Like a Hurricane - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
9. Love Is a Rose
10. Cortez the Killer - By Neil Young & Crazy Horse
12. Long May You Run - By The Stills-Young Band$36.99Vinyl LP - 3 LPs Sealed Buy Now
OVSE-MOV-1530xBloomfield / Kooper / Stills
Super SessionSuper Session (1968) was conceived by Al Kooper and features the work of guitarists Mike Bloomfield and Stephen Stills. Kooper and Bloomfield had previously worked together on the sessions for the ground-breaking classic Highway 61 Revisited by Bob Dylan. For Super Session, Kooper recruited keyboardist Barry Goldberg and bassist Harvey Brooks, both members of the Electric Flag, along with well-known session drummer "Fast" Eddie Hoh.
On the second day of recording, with the tapes ready to roll, Bloomfield did not show up. Kooper hastily called upon Stephen Stills, also in the process of leaving his band Buffalo Springfield. Regrouping behind Stills, Kooper's session men cut mostly vocal tracks, including "It Takes A Lot to Laugh, It Takes A Train to Cry" from Highway 61 and a lengthy and atmospheric take of "Season of the Witch" by Donovan.
The album peaked at #12 on the Billboard 200, and has been certified a Gold record. The success of this record opened the door for the "supergroup" concept of the late 1960s and 1970s - Blind Faith, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and the like.1. Albert's Shuffle
3. Man's Temptation
4. His Holy Modal Majesty
6. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
7. Season Of The Witch
8. You Don't Love Me
9. Harvey's Tune$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
WARB-ATL-6063xCrosby, Stills & Nash
Crosby Stills and Nash: Demos12-Song Collection of Previously Unreleased Demos from 1968 to 1971 Offers a Behind-The-Scenes Glimpse at the Earliest Days of One of Rocks Most Legendary Partnerships!
After four decades as three together, the creative partnership of David Crosby, Stephen Stills, and Graham Nash is one of the most enduring and influential in contemporary music. This compilation of previously unreleased material takes an unprecedented look at the earliest days of their collaboration with 12 demos from 1968 to 1971 of destined-to-be-classic songs that would later be featured on CSNs studio albums and solo titles. While a number of demos feature members performing solo (and one finds them joined by Neil Young), the set opens with the trio harmonizing on Marrakesh Express, recorded four months before their self-titled debut LP was released in 1969. Other rarities include seminal takes on Almost Cut My Hair, Chicago, Long Time Gone, Love The One Youre With and DÉjà Vu.
The collection, produced by Graham Nash and Joel Bernstein, reaches as far back as 68 with Stills My Love Is A Gentle Thing, and also features his solo classic Love The One Youre With. Highlights include CSN harmonizing on a January 69 take on Marrakesh Express, Crosby and Stills on Long Time Gone, and Crosby and Nash joined by Neil Young on Music Is Love (a song later featured on Crosbys solo debut If I Could Only Remember My Name). Among the other highlights are three songs that would appear on Nashs solo debut, 1971s Songs For Beginners, including Chicago and Sleep Song, and Crosby performing unaccompanied on Almost Cut My Hair and DÉjà Vu.
On some of these songs you really hear us becoming a band, trying out different ideas in our songwriting and singing and harmonies. It really is a time capsule. Graham Nash1. Marrakesh Express Crosby, Stills & Nash
2. Almost Cut My Hair David Crosby
3. You Dont Have To Cry Stephen Stills
4. DÉjà Vu David Crosby
5. Sleep Song Graham Nash
6. My Love Is A Gentle Thing Stephen Stills
7. Be Yourself Graham Nash
8. Music Is Love David Crosby, Neil Young & Graham Nash
9. Singing Call Stephen Stills
10. Long Time Gone David Crosby & Stephen Stills
11. Chicago Graham Nash
12. Love The One Youre With Stephen Stills$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Hoi' PolloiRemastered Limited Edition Reissue
Only 500 Copies Pressed
Family Vineyard and Folk Evaluation proudly present the first authorized LP reissue of Richmond, Indiana's fabled Hoi' Polloi. The band's lone 1972 self-titled
album, recorded over spring break at Earlham College by means of bouncing
between two stereo tape decks, is a fantastic collection of country twangers,
breathtaking singer-songwriter material, and bizarre tape cut-ups. With five songwriters in the band, what could have felt like another grab-bag student compilation instead feels like lost tapes of Emitt Rhodes hanging with Crosby, Stills, Nash
and Young while Faust producer Uwe Nettlebeck makes a guest appearance in the
Remastered from the original ¼" tapes, this deluxe vinyl edition comes jampacked with extras: Extensive liner notes featuring Patrick 'The Lama' Lundborg's
2003 conversation with the band (expanded with newly conducted interviews), a
digital download of the album featuring the original stereo mix of "Satisfaction
Guaranteed" and a wealth of bonus material from the band members' vaults,
including rare cuts from Earlham's annual student-produced "Crucible" LPs and
a collection of never-before-heard live recordings. Edition of 500 copies with reproduction of the original xerox insert1. Who's Gonna Help Me?
2. Old Bootstrap
3. Seven Deviations
5. Hoi' Polloi Peeks Out
6. Instead Boogie
7. Satisfaction Guaranteed
8. It's a Nice Day
9. Devil Song
10. Sid Stoneman Gets Scale
11. 15 Milesto Mexico
13. I Used toThink$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Songs For Beginners (180 Gram)180 Gram Vinyl
Singer/songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash first rose to fame with British Invasion hit-makers The Hollies. He went on to co-found the legendary rock supergroups Crosby, Stills & Nash and CSN&Y, and remains active with both configurations. Throughout it all, Nash has also pursued an acclaimed solo career, beginning with the 1971 gem Songs For Beginners.
Guest performers on the eleven-song set include Rita Coolidge, David Crosby, Jerry Garcia, Bobby Keys, Phil Lesh, David Lindley and Dave Mason among others. Features the classic tracks Military Madness, Simple Man, I Used To Be King and We Can Change The World.1. Military Madness
2. Better Days
3. Wounded Bird
4. I Used To Be A King
5. Be Yourself
6. Simple Man
7. Man In The Mirror
8. Theres Only One
9. Sleep Song
11. We Can Change The World$16.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Live 1970: FM BroadcastThis limited vinyl edition contains eight rare live songs.
Live 1970 performance by the folk rock supergroup comprised of David Crosby, Neil Young, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash. Recorded for FM-KWXM.1. On The Way Home
2. Teach Your Children
3. Tell Me Why
4. Black Queen
5. Down By The River
6. Simple Man
7. Man In The Mirror
8. Cinnamon Girl$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Stephen StillsWith his 1970 self-titled solo debut, Stephen Stills, like his CSN&Y bandmates, decided to explore other musical avenues. Stills offers up his trademark Southern California folk-pop sound here while incorporating the Latin, swamp and blues influences that were just beginning to emerge in his songwriting. The London session allowed Stills to finally team up with Eric Clapton on the track Go Back Home and Jimi Hendrix, who died prior to the album's release, is notably featured on the track Old Times, Good Times. Other collaborators include John Sebastian, Rita Coolidge, David Crosby, Graham Nash and Cass Elliot. Features two of Stills' biggest hits with Love the One You're With and Sit Yourself Down.1. Love The One You're With
2. Do For The Others
3. Church (Part Of Someone)
4. Old Times Good Times
5. Go Back Home
6. Sit Yourself Down
7. To A Flame
8. Black Queen
10. We Are Not Helpless$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Ladies Of The CanyonJoni Mitchell's third release found her moving away from the wistful folk of her debut and Clouds, branching out into the progressive pop and jazz elements that would define her best work. The bright, poppy Big Yellow Taxi, the album's single, is here, as is her epoch-defining Woodstock, a soulful, stirring song about the 1969 rock festival that was later covered by Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young. But the material on Ladies Of The Canyon is uniformly strong, demonstrating the mature style and vision that made her one of the leading voices of the '70s. Ladies Of The Canyon was Mitchell's first classic album, one that helped pave the way for its watershed successor, Blue.1. Morning Morgantown
2. For Free
4. Ladies Of The Canyon
6. The Arrangement
7. Rainy Night House
8. The Priest
9. Blue Boy
10. Big Yellow Taxi
12. The Circle Game$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
ManassasBetween 1970 and 1972, Stephen Stills was busy playing with Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young and working on a series of solo albums. In addition to all this activity he led the super group that appears on this stunning release. Manassas finds Stills and company (Chris Hillman, Dallas Taylor and Al Perkins among others) at the intersection of rock, folk, country and blues. Distinctive styles are noticeable song by song, yet it is the strength and credibility of the mixture that makes Manassas such a great overall experience. The first fourth of the album focuses on '60s rock with Afro-Cuban overtones, followed by a batch of country and bluegrass-oriented material. The folk-rock track It Doesn't Matter kicks off the third section and the final section wraps the set up with the rootsy groove of Blues Man, a tribute to Jimi Hendrix. Manassas is a rich and varied collection that is as sophisticated and complex as it is earthy and easy to listen to.1. Song Of Love
3. Cuban Bluegrass
4. Jet Set
6. Both Of Us (Bound To Lose)
7. Fallen Eagle
8. Jesus Gave Love Away For Free
10. So Begins The Task
11. Hide It So Deep
12. Don't Look At My Shadow
13. It Doesn't Matter
14. Johnny's Garden
15. Bound To Fall
16. How Far
17. Move Around
18. Love Gangster
19. What To Do
20. Right Now
22. Blues Man$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Roller Coaster WeekendAs a drummer, flutist and keyboardist, Joe Vitale's first album featured his own playing on multiple instruments. Augmented by guitar fireworks of former band mate Joe Walsh, Rick Derringer and Phil Keaggy, Vitale delivered an album filled to the brim with catchy rhythms and playful songwriting. Ron and Howard Albert produced the album, whom were also responsible for Derek and the Dominoes' Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, the Allman Brothers' Eat A Peach, and other legendary albums. After recording Rollercoaster Weekend, Vitale would join the Stills-Young band and tour with the classic Crosby, Stills & Nash line-up, as well as the Eagles.1. Roller Coaster Weekend
2. (Do You Feel Like) Movin'
3. Mad Man
4. Take A Chance On Love
5. School Yard
6. Shoot 'Em Up
7. Feeling's Gone Away
8. Two Of Us
11. Step On You$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Canyon SongsFirst time available on vinyl and celebrating the 10-year anniversary of what many fans and critics concede could be the crown jewel of Lucca's catalog, the emotive Canyon Songs, a touching 10-track tip of the cap to the legendary Laurel Canyon sound immortalized by master musicians including Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, The Byrds, Buffalo Springfield, Joni Mitchell and Jackson Browne.
Lucca says. "Instead of diving back into the next album cycle, I've decided to reflect for a minute and promote the larger body of work, to shine more light on Tony Lucca, the songwriter." For Lucca, who was raised in a very large musical family in Detroit, a short stint doing the Hollywood shuffle/auditioning actor thing led him to recognize his true passion: music. A number of albums and EPs followed.
Lucca has made myriad television appearances on popular shows such as Parenthood, The Tonight Show, Last Call with Carson Daly, The All New Mickey Mouse Club, the Aaron Spelling-produced Malibu Shores, as well as small roles in some independent features. He was also the source oftabloid fodder during his years dating actress Keri Russell, as well as when he was a third place finisher on Season 2 of The Voice (which served as a springboard for a series of additional key career milestones,including the signing of a recording contract with Adam Levine's 222 Records, as well as high profile stints on tour with the likes of Maroon 5, Kelly Clarkson and Sara Bareilles, among countless others).
The vinyl edition of Canyon Songs will be remastered.1. Death of Me
4. Sarah Jane
5. The Hustler, The Widow, and The Boy From Detroit
7. So Long
9. Feel Like Love
10. Around the Bend$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Storytone (Deluxe)Neil Young's significantly higher fidelity follow-up to A Letter Home is called Storytone, and is released via Reprise.
Really, it's two albums: There's a solo version and a standard version, which was recorded with a 92-piece orchestra and choir. The vinyl contains both solo and standard versions, pressed at QRP.
The album was produced by Young and Niko Bolas under their Volume Dealers moniker. The orchestra was arranged and conducted by Michael Bearden and Chris Walden.
One of the most influential artists of all time, Neil Young has set a standard of artistic integrity and iconoclastic creativity. Before starting his multi-platinum solo career, he was a founding member of the folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield and worked with the groups Crazy Horse and Crosby, Stills and Nash. The Canadian singer-songwriter was recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 for his work as a solo artist and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1982. Young's philanthropic work is as renowned as his musical legacy. His famous Bridge School Benefit Concert has become a yearly tradition since 1986 and continues to boast an incredible line-up of high-profile artists. Each year, Young donates all of the proceeds to the Bay Area's Bridge School, which assists children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs. He was also one of the original founders of Farm Aid in 1985, and continues to be an active member on the organization's board of directors.LP 1 (Original Album With Orchestra)
1. Plastic Flowers
2. Who's Gonna Stand Up?
3. I Want To Drive My Car
5. Say Hello To Chicago
7. Like You Used To Do
8. I'm Glad I Found You
9. When I Watch You Sleeping
10. All Those Dreams
LP 2 (Solo Performances)
1. Plastic Flowers
2. Who's Gonna Stand Up?
3. I Want To Drive My Car
5. Say Hello To Chicago
7. Like You Used To Do
8. I'm Glad I Found You
9. When I Watch You Sleeping
10. All Those Dreams$69.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Bluenote CafeRecorded at various shows during Neil Young and Bluenote CafÉ's 1988 tour, this superb live set documents one of Neil's most funky and heartfelt periods, featuring 7 unreleased songs - Soul of a Woman, Bad News Comes to Town, Ain't it the Truth, I'm Goin', Crime of the Heart, Doghouse, Fool for Your Love, - and a searing 19+ minute version of the immortal Tonight's the Night at The Pier in New York City. It was a wild night.
One of the most influential artists of all time, Neil Young has set a standard of artistic integrity and iconoclastic creativity. Before starting his multi-platinum solo career, he was a founding member of the folk-rock band Buffalo Springfield and worked with the groups Crazy Horse and Crosby, Stills and Nash. The Canadian singer-songwriter was recognized by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1995 for his work as a solo artist and was inducted into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame in 1982.
Young's philanthropic work is as renowned as his musical legacy. His famous Bridge School Benefit Concert has become a yearly tradition since 1986 and continues to boast an incredible line-up of high-profile artists. Each year, Young donates all of the proceeds to the Bay Area's Bridge School, which assists children with severe physical impairments and complex communication needs. He was also one of the original founders of Farm Aid in 1985, and continues to be an active member on the organization's board of directors.LP1
1. Welcome To The Big Room
2. Don't Take Your Love Away From Me
3. This Note's For You
4. Ten Men Workin'
5. Life In The City
1. Hello Lonely Woman
2. Soul Of A Woman
3. Married Man
4. Bad News Comes To Town
5. Ain't It The Truth
6. One Thing
1. I'm Goin'
2. Ordinary People
3. Crime In The City
4. Crime Of The Heart
5. Welcome Rap
1. Fool For Your Love
2. Encore Rap
3. On The Way Home
4. Sunny Inside
5. Tonight's The Night$89.99Vinyl LP - 4 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Songs For BeginnersSinger/songwriter and Rock & Roll Hall of Famer Graham Nash first rose to fame with British Invasion hit-makers The Hollies. He went on to co-found the legendary rock supergroups Crosby, Stills & Nash and CSN&Y, and remains active with both configurations. Throughout it all, Nash has also pursued an acclaimed solo career, beginning with the 1971 gem Songs For Beginners. Guest performers on the eleven-song set include Rita Coolidge, David Crosby, Jerry Garcia, Bobby Keys, Phil Lesh, David Lindley and Dave Mason among others. Features the classic tracks Military Madness, Simple Man, I Used To Be King and We Can Change The World.1. Military Madness
2. Better Days
3. Wounded Bird
4. I Used To Be A King
5. Be Yourself
6. Simple Man
7. Man In The Mirror
8. Theres Only One
9. Sleep Song
11. We Can Change The World$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Rainy Day Music
180 Gram Remastered Vinyl With Bonus Tracks
Rainy Day Music begins the next chapter in the storied career of The Jayhawks - a band readily cited as among the pioneers of the "alt country" sound.
The Jayhawks' seventh album backs away from their super-pop releases like Smile and the underrated Sound of Lies and looks back to their earlier,
rootsier sound. A crisp, gorgeous collection of songs, the back-to basics Rainy Day Music took The Jayhawks a mere six weeks to record and mix from
start to finish. The album channels the ghosts of the Byrds, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Buffalo Springfield, and interpreting their '60s folk jangle and lazy,
sunny harmonies through The Jayhawks' own sweetly awkward formula. The first six tracks are all vintage Louris gems -- trembling and honest, with
warm melodies and hooks for days. Frontman Gary Louris says of the album "It has a rainy day, English countryside kind of feel to it. I think we have been
described as a very American band with a very British songwriting style. Maybe that has something to do with it." This remastered edition includes bonus
1. Stumbling Through The Dark
3. All The Right Reasons
4. Save It For A Rainy Day
5. Eyes Of Sarahjane
6. One Man's Problem
7. Don't Let The World Get In Your Way
8. Come To The River
2. You Look So Young
3. Tampa To Tulsa
4. Will I See You In Heaven
5. Stumbling Through The Dark (Reprise)
6. Tailspin ("Inbred" version) (demo)*
7. Waiting For Salvation (demo)*
8. The Book You Wrote (demo)*
9. False Eyelashes (Blue-Eyed Soul) (demo)*
10. Won't Last Long (demo)*
11. In the Canyon (live)*
* previously unreleased$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Forget The MantraNightlands is the recording project of Philadelphia-based multi-instrumentalist Dave Hartley. The music he creates in his bedroom is itself a bed of delicate, chiming strings and bubbling synths beneath a blanket of choral vocal arrangements. Its dreamy in the literal sense, the seeds for the album were sown when Hartley began archiving musical ideas that occurred in his sleep with a simple bedside tape recorder. As a result his debut album Forget the Mantra is, in essence, a field recording of Hartleys dreams, a travel journal through pop music and a collection of psych-hymns from the first human lunar colony. The songs sound both huge and intimate, breathy and cavernous like massive echoes of a faraway concert. Its the big, shadow music from just across the lake.
The album deals with themes of anxiety, fear and the limits of concentration. Therein, it mines Hartleys personal history as often as it does influences The Beach Boys, The Traveling Wilburys and Hawkwind. Side A pulses with layers of tom tom drums on wide-open standout slow jam 300 Clouds and nimbly-picked acoustic melodies on Suzerain (A Letter to the Judge), like Crosby, Stills & Nash gone comsic-kraut. The songs roll and gallop then stop to breathe, always exhaling with what sounds like a thousand voices. Through its experimental back half, reminiscent of Bowies Low or Kate Bushs The Ninth Wave from Hounds of Love, full of vocal samples from Hartleys real life, the more pop-leaning front end is given greater context, like a close study of a plants blossom before traveling down through its root architecture.
Hartley, who for years has been a prolific sideman in many Philadelphia ensembles (most notably The War on Drugs), laid these songs to tape on a Tascam 388 iover several months, inviting friends along for feedback and ultimately, some additional tracking.1. Forget the Mantra
2. 300 Clouds
3. Suzerain (A Letter to the Judge)
4. God What Have I
5. 'Til I Die
6. Glass Vacuum
7. A Walk in Cheong, 1969
8. WFMS, 1993
9. Longways Homebound, 2010
11. Fly, Neanderthal$16.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
URPD-EXH-44066xJohn B. Sebastian
John B. Sebastian (Pre-Order)Pressed On 180 Gram Vinyl
Housed In A Gatefold Jacket
Includes A Unique Tie-Dyed Colored Lyric Sheet (Every Sheet Is Different)
Mastered For This LP By Steve Hoffman At Stephen Marsh Mastering
Vinyl Cut By Kevin Gray At Cohearent Audio
Pressed At RTI
John B. Sebastian is the debut album by American singer/songwriter John Sebastian, previously best known as the co-founder and primary singer/songwriter of the 1960s folk-rock band the Lovin' Spoonful. The album, released in January 1970 includes several songs that would become staples of Sebastian's live performances during the early and mid-1970s. Most notably, the album included ''She's a Lady,'' Sebastian's first solo single, and an alternate version of ''I Had a Dream'' which was used to open the soundtrack album of the 1970 documentary film Woodstock.
John B. Sebastian also featured support performances by David Crosby, Stephen Stills and Graham Nash several months before that trio agreed to work together as a performing unit.
John B. Sebastian would be the artist's most successful solo album, ultimately peaking at #20 on the U.S. Billboard pop albums chart.1. Red-Eye Express
2. She's a Lady
3. What She Thinks About
4. Magical Connection
5. You're a Big Boy Now
6. Rainbows All Over Your Blues
7. How Have You Been
8. Baby, Don't Ya Get Crazy
9. The Room Nobody Lives In
11. I Had a Dream$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
WARB-REP-8477xNeil Young & Crazy Horse
ZumaRecorded in 1975, Zuma exudes both a sense of focus and a tentative optimism. Barstool Blues, Don't Cry No Tears, and Drive Back are terse, punchy rockers, while Danger Bird and Cortez the Killer are extended guitar workouts in the grand Crazy Horse tradition. And the two acoustic entries--Pardon My Heart and Through My Sails (the latter was recorded with Crosby, Stills & Nash)--are absolutely gorgeous. Treat yourself to one of Young's most underrated records. -Dan Epstein1. Don't Cry No Tears
2. Danger Bird
3. Pardon My Heart
4. Lookin' For A Love
5. Barstool Blues
6. Stupid Girl
7. Drive Back
8. Cortez The Killer
9. Through My Sails$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Man On The Rocks (Out Of Stock)Virgin EMI are delighted to announce Mike Oldfield's first album of new material since 2008. Featuring 11 brand new tracks, MAN ON THE ROCKS is a deeply personal song-based album that reflects many of Mike's different influences. Recorded in the Bahamas, Mike's 25th studio album has been produced by Mike with legendary British producer Stephen Lipson (Jeff Beck, Paul McCartney, Annie Lennox). Man On The Rocks features players such as legendary bassist Leland Sklar (Phil Collins, Crosby, Stills & Nash, James Taylor) and drummer John Robinson (Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton, Daft Punk). Although Oldfield has worked with some of the world's most famous vocalists in the past, here he has found an incredible young talent to interpret his words, Luke Spiller from the Struts.
Its working title, 'Rock' emphasises the album's directness, heard especially on the guitar-driven 'Irene', inspired by the category 3 hurricane that hit the Bahamas in 2011. However, it is - as you would expect from the man who gave the world Tubular Bells and so much more besides - an album of great variance and contrast; from the commercial punch of opening track, 'Sailing', to the beautiful folk-influenced 'Dreaming In The Wind' to the emotional gravitas of its closer, a cover of William McDowell's gospel song, 'I Give Myself Away'.
Last seen performing at the personal request of Danny Boyle to a global audience of 900 million at the London 2012 Olympics Opening Ceremony, Man On The Rocks underlines Mike Oldfield's status as one of the most singular talents to ever emerge from the UK. The recent 2013 BBC 4 Documentary . . . plus Tubular Bells - the story of Mike and iconic album - further enforces that fact.
It has been a pleasure making Man On The Rocks with such a dedicated team of performers, says Oldfield. "For a long period, I felt that I wasn't going to record any new music again. But, after the elation of the Olympics and the explorations of my catalogue, I felt the time was right to return with this, one of my favourite albums to date."LP 1
3. Man On The Rocks
1. Dreaming In The Wind
4. Following The Angels
6. I Give Myself Away$38.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Temporarily out of stock