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  • FREEMAN FREEMAN Quick View

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    FREEMAN

    Listening to Marvelous Clouds, Aaron Freeman's 2012 debut under his own name, fans might have felt that he was ignoring an elephant in his room-a drug-and-alcohol-related onstage flame-out that made viral headlines the year before. But Clouds, a deceptively chill Rod McKuen covers record, was just a warm-up for the artist once known as Gene Ween. In the opening minutes of FREEMAN, the self-titled debut from his new band, Freeman addresses addiction and its aftermath with the combination of merciless self-inventory and artful songcraft that earned Ween one of the most devoted fan bases in contemporary pop. This song, the unmistakably autobiographical Covert Discretion, is a quiet shocker. Save your judgments for someone else, Freeman sings. Be grateful I saved me from myself.


    As bitter as it sounds, the track clears the air. FREEMAN represents a new beginning- Aaron Freeman's first album of original material since disbanding Ween and getting sober-but it isn't a record mired in its maker's private struggles. It's simply a collection of gorgeous, subtly offbeat songs-in other words, a continuation of the thread that runs through the entire Ween catalog. The lush psychedelic pop of The English and Western Stallion; the melancholy plea of More Than the World; the unflappable, Plastic Ono Band-esque blues-rock of Gimmie One More-these are songs that bear the unmistakable Aaron Freeman stamp.


    And to hear Freeman tell it, they wouldn't have been possible if he'd stayed in his old band. There was so much of 'Aaron had to break up Ween because of addiction' and 'Aaron broke up Ween in order to pursue his solo work,' he says. But I broke up Ween because we were at a creative dead end way before our last record, La Cucaracha. Basically we were going through the motions, becoming a showcase band.


    Freeman stresses that FREEMAN is more about renewal than turning his back on the past. I want this record to pay homage to Ween, he says. These are the same songs I would've written in Ween-except without [ex-bandmate] Mickey. Several tracks hark back to the role-playing that was a hallmark of Freeman's back-catalog: (For a While) I Couldn't Play My Guitar Like a Man, a badass blues-rock meditation on lost mojo; or Black Bush, a trippy, heavily stylized ode to the natural beauty of Freeman's recently adopted hometown of Woodstock.


    But there's also a fresh perspective here, the sound of a shadow lifting. Delicate Green, which savors life's everyday blessings, is one of the sweetest, most sincere songs Freeman has written. And All the Way to China and El Shaddai reference Jewish texts-Kabbalah readings and James A. Michener's The Source, respectively-that guided him through his darkest times. There's a lot of spiritual stuff on here because that really helped me, Freeman says. I listened to a lot of reggae-'Jah gonna help me through Babylon,' you know? I listened to a lot of Paul McCartney too, and I thought, if he can do this, break up the fucking Beatles, I can certainly break up Ween and be okay.


    Aaron Freeman has also turned his back on substance abuse, a fact that might concern fans who mistake intoxication for inspiration. I wrote the songs I wrote in Ween despite all the drugs and alcohol I was doing, not because, Freeman says. Most people don't get sobriety at all. They assume you're this better-than-thou monk sitting on a mountain, judging everybody. It's not that way: You have to let everybody do their thing, and you get weirder. A song like FREEMAN's Golden Monkey, which rivals Ween's underrated Quebec for sheer mind-warping brilliance, proves Freeman's point.


    In order to get to FREEMAN, Aaron Freeman had to make a clean break. If I hadn't left my partnership, there wouldn't be anything, he explains. I'd probably be dead too. I know that at the end of the day, this is the best thing I could've done for me and for every Ween fan. FREEMAN, an album that distills the Aaron Freeman aesthetic-built on equal parts wonder and malaise, frankness and mysticism, defiance and vulnerability-to its headiest essence, proves his point. This man, known for so long by another name, is finally free.

    1. Covert Discretion
    2. The English And Western Stallion
    3. (For A While) I Couldn't Play My Guitar Like a Man
    4. El Shaddai
    5. Black Bush
    6. Gimme One More
    7. More Than the World
    8. All The Way To China
    9. Golden Monkey
    10. Delicate Green
    11. There Is A Form
    12. I Know A Girl
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    New Improved Funk

    New Improved Funk
    Daffy
    Happy Fingers
    All In The Game
    Big Finish
    Guitar Lover Man
    Good Morning Heartache
    Some Enchanted Evening
    Confirmed Truth
    George Freeman
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  • Franticdiagnosis (On Sale) Franticdiagnosis (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Franticdiagnosis
    The Bump
    Free-Man
    God Bless The Child
    George Freeman
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  • Double Play! Double Play! Quick View

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    Double Play!

    Recorded in Contemporary's studio, Los Angeles, April 30th and May 11th, 1957.
    1. Take Me Out To The Ball Game
    2. Who's On First?
    3. Called On Account Of Rain
    4. In The Cellar Blues
    5. Batter Up
    6. Double Play
    7. Safe At Home
    8. Fungo
    9. Strike Out The Band
    Andre Previn & Russ Freeman
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  • Fargo TV Soundtrack Fargo TV Soundtrack Quick View

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    Fargo TV Soundtrack


    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


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    First Pressing Of 1500 Numbered Copies On Icy White Vinyl


    'This is a true story...'


    Not. Fargo is a fantastic dark comedy-crime drama television series created and written by Noah Hawley and inspired by Joel & Ethan Coen's feature of the same title from 1996. Both Coen brothers serve as executive producers on the series. The show stars Martin Freeman (The Hobbit trilogy), Billy Bob Thornton, Bob Odenkirk (Breaking Bad) and more.


    The soundtrack features selections from the show's original music composed by Jeff Russo (Power, Necessary Roughness, About Cherry). Its score is well done, with different motifs or instruments assigned to different characters. For Lester Nygaard (Martin Freeman's character) it's that nearly-whimsical main theme. For the drifter Lorne Malvo (Thornton's character) it's sleigh bell chimes that represent his animalistic nature coming out.


    To celebrate its first vinyl issue, we're pressing 1000
    numbered copies on icy-white vinyl. Brrr....

    1. Bemidji, MN (Fargo Series Main Theme)
    2. The Long Road Home (Paint Cans)
    3. Molly Looks For Lester
    4. Murder
    5. The Deer
    6. The North
    7. Malvo's Theme
    8. Wrench and Numbers
    9. Stavros' Prayer
    10. Murderous Tundra
    11. Dullard
    12. Fish Head
    13. Lester Running
    14. Bad Idea
    15. Homecoming
    16. Lester As Malvo
    17. Gus Part 2
    18. Malvo Reinvents
    19. The Parable (Gus' Theme)
    20. Poor Demitri
    21. Trading Places
    22. Malvo Retreats
    23. Malvo (Eyes Wide)
    24. Gus And Molly
    25. Malvo's Briefcase
    26. Thin Ice
    27. Bemidji, MN (Reprise)
    28. Highway Snow (Fargo Series End Credits)
    Jeff Russo
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  • Energy Energy Quick View

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    Energy

    Operation Ivy Energy was the full length album follow up to the Hectic EP and features nineteen songs now available again on vinyl for the first time in years. Operation Ivy was a legendary Berkeley, California based 4-piece punk/ska band fronted by future Rancid cohorts Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman who helped create the Gilman street punk scene that also spawned Green Day and AFI.
    1. Knowledge
    2. Sound System
    3. Jaded
    4. Take Warning
    5. The Crowd
    6. Bombshell
    7. Unity
    8. Vulnerability
    9. Bankshot
    10. One Of These Days
    11. Gonna Find You
    12. Bad Town
    13. Smiling
    14. Caution
    15. Freeze Up
    16. Artificial Life
    17. Room Without A Window
    18. Big City
    19. Missionary
    Operation Ivy
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    Devils Brigade (On Sale)

    Devils Brigade is an all-star punk group featuring Matt Freeman and Tim Armstrong of Rancid and DJ Bonebrake, drummer of X and the Knitters. Rancid fans have always cherished Matts deep punk growl on his featured songs on Rancid albums, and now Devils Brigade brings his singing, rockabilly-inspired bass slap, and classic punk songwriting to the fore. With Tim Armstrongs Duane Eddy lead guitar and the rock-steady rhythm of DJ Bonebrake, Devils Brigade offers up twelve songs that mix equal parts Johnny Cash, the Pogues, and Sun rockabilly, in a combustible cocktail that will have fans slamming on this falls tour with the Street Dogs. On tracks like Bridge of Gold with vocals by Armstrong, the band stretches out, adding mandolin and banjo to their sound, while Ride Harley Ride features some slinky vibraphone. Also features guest vocals from Rancids Lars Frederikson.
    1. Im Movin Through
    2. My Own Man Now
    3. Shakedown
    4. Bridge Of Gold (featuring Tim Armstrong and Lars Frederiksen)
    5. Darlene
    6. Ride Harley Ride
    7. Whos Gonna Save You Now
    8. Desperate Times
    9. Vampire Girl
    10. Gentleman Of the Road (featuring Tim Armstrong)
    11. Protest Song
    12. Half Way To Hell
    Devils Brigade
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  • Chet Baker Sings Chet Baker Sings Quick View

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    Chet Baker Sings

    Chet Baker made his musical debut in 1952 as an integral member of Gerry Mulligan's modernist piano-less quartet, by all accounts marking the beginning of the post-bop West Coast style. So it came as quite a surprise when Baker made his singing debut on this seminal 1954 release at the age of 24. Baker's sideline singing here reveals his songful roots in the swing of Harry James and other formative influences while the innocence of his All-American vocals make for an eerily cool listening experience as well as an authentically satisfying one. Throughout, pianist Russ Freeman's warm, solid touch serves as the perfect foil for Baker's affectless romanticism as heard to stunning affect on the definitive version of My Funny Valentine found herein.
    1. That Old Feeling
    2. It's Always You
    3. Like Someone In Love
    4. My Ideal
    5. I've Never Been In Love Before
    6. My Buddy
    7. But Not For Me
    8. Time After Time
    9. I Get Along Without You Very Well
    10. My Funny Valentine
    11. There Will Never Be Another You
    12. Thrill Is Gone
    13. I Fall In Love To Easily
    14. Look For The Silver Lining
    Chet Baker
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  • Welcome Back, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends - Ladies And Gentlemen Welcome Back, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends - Ladies And Gentlemen Quick View

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    Welcome Back, My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends - Ladies And Gentlemen

    Welcome Back My Friends, To The Show That Never Ends - Ladies and Gentlemen is a 1974 live album by progressive rock band Emerson, Lake & Palmer. This was the last ELP release for almost three years while the band took an extended break to recover and pursue some solo projects that eventually ended up on their next release Works Volume 1 in 1977.


    The album was recorded during the 1973/1974 Someone Get Me a Ladder world tour. The title of the album comes from the introduction to the performance, itself a paraphrase of the opening line of the song Karn Evil 9: First Impression, Part 2. The welcome back my friends hook was also used by Alan Freeman on some of his radio shows.

    LP 1

    1. Hoedown

    2. Jerusalem
    3. Toccata
    4. Tarkus


    LP 2
    1. Tarkus (conclusion)
    2. Take A Pebble
    3. Piano Improvisations
    4. Take A Pebble (Conclusion)
    5. Jeremy Bender/The Sheriff (Medley)


    LP 3
    1. Karn Evil 9: 1st impression
    2. Karn Evil 9: 2nd impression
    3. Karn Evil 9: 3Rd impression

    Emerson, Lake And Palmer
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  • Trouble Maker Trouble Maker Quick View

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    Trouble Maker

    Rancid as a band has always been imbued with a sense of place: the blue collar neighborhoods where they grew up in Berkley, California, their place as individuals within their band, their band as part of a movement and their evolving sense of place in relation to the world at large. This year Tim Armstrong (vocals, guitar), Matt Freeman (bass, vocals), Lars Frederiksen (vocals, guitar), and Branden Steineckert (drums) return with their ninth studio album Trouble Maker.


    Born in the midst of the post-Reagan economic downturn in the San Francisco Bay Area, the East Bay region specifically, Rancid came to light as Armstrong and Freeman were moving forward after the first band they founded, Operation Ivy, reached a friendly demise. As Rancid, the band took up the torch of social commentary and the examination of the local scene and instantly inflamed the newly revived punk community, setting the stage for what was to come. After having seen the American dream dwindle and fade within their country, community, and homes, Rancid put their description of its aftermath into their songs. Each album served as a layer cementing Rancid's natural place in punk. Their lyrical themes established their identity in the punk rock world while musically they incorporated horns, rockabilly bass lines, reggae rhythms, rasp, and distortion. Balancing their personal tales of love, loss, and heartbreak with attitude, Rancid gave their listeners a community.


    Over the past 2 decades, Rancid has shown awareness of their changing environment and have established their place in it, all while never losing sight of themselves as individuals or as a band.

    1. Track Fast
    2. Ghost of a Chance
    3. Telegraph Avenue
    4. An Intimate Close Up Of A Street Punk Trouble Maker
    5. Where I'm Going
    6. Buddy
    7. Farewell Lola Blue
    8. All American Neighborhood
    9. Bovver Rock and Roll
    10. Make it Out Alive
    11. Molly Make Up Your Mind
    12. I Got Them Blues Again
    13. Beauty of the Pool Hall
    14. Say Goodbye to Our Heroes
    15. I Kept a Promise
    16. Cold Cold Blood
    17. This is Not the End
    Rancid
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  • Transplants Transplants Quick View

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    Transplants

    Transplants: Tim Armstrong (vocals, guitar, bass, samples); Rob Aston (vocals); Travis Barker (drums). Additional personnel: Davy Havock, Son Doobie, Eric Ozenick (vocals); Dave Garlock (guitar, synthesizer, bass, background vocals); Craig Fairbaugh (guitar); Vic Ruggiero (piano, Hammond B-3 organ); Matt Freeman (bass); Lars Frederiksen (background vocals); Brody Armstrong. The self-titled Transplants album represents Rancid vocalist Tim Armstrong's variant on that great rock & roll staple, the side project. As is often the case with such endeavors by members of famous bands, TRANSPLANTS was recorded bit by bit over the course of a couple of years (presumably during Armstrong's downtime from Rancid). Still, it all hangs together with its raw, organic vibe. Though loops and synthesizer are present nearly every cut, the album maintains an agreeably rough-and-ready rock & roll feel. Fans of Rancid should feel at home with the punk quotient here, but healthy doses of hip-hop, funk, and reggae are injected into the mix as well, and Armstrong shares vocals with cohort Rob Aston throughout the album.
    1.Romper Stomper
    2.Tall Cans in the Air
    3.DJ, DJ
    4.Diamonds and Guns
    5.Quick Death
    6.Sad But True
    7.Weigh on My Mind
    8.On Point
    9.California Babylon
    10.We Trusted You
    11.D.R.E.A.M.
    12.Down in Oakland
    Transplants
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  • Chet Baker With Strings Chet Baker With Strings Quick View

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    Chet Baker With Strings

    Chet Baker was one of the representatives of the West Coast Cool Jazz movement whose life and music appeals to the imagination of the people the most.


    His heroin addiction is well documented, his exploits and misadventures are wrapped in legendary anecdotes.
    But his life story never managed to overshadow his unmistakable talent.


    Chet Baker has one of the most recognizable sounds of all the jazz musicians in the cannon; his trumpet playing is intimate, simple and delicate, with a hint of melancholy that tears at the heartstrings.


    Chet Baker With Strings was recorded during three sessions in 1953 with Zoot Sims & Jack Montrose on tenor sax, Russ Freeman on piano, Shelly Manne on drums and Clifford 'Bud' Shank on alto sax.


    The players are lifted up into the air like a leaf on the breeze by Montrose's delicate string arrangements, while the Baker and Sims interplay on songs like 'Loved Walked In' are amongst the best recorded in jazz history.


    This fully instrumental album is a classic, and now available on vinyl for the first time since its original release in 1953!

    1. You Don't Know What Love Is

    2. I'm Thru With Love
    3. Love Walked In
    4. You Better Go Now
    5. I Married An Angel
    6. Love
    7. I Love You
    8. What A Difference A Day Made
    9. Why Shouldn't I?
    10. A Little Duet For Zoot And Chet
    11. The Wind
    12. Trickleydidlier
    Chet Baker
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  • The Search Engine The Search Engine Quick View

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    The Search Engine

    The third proper full-length by the London DJ collective (following 1995's A Recipe for Disaster and 2000's Kaleidoscope, and not counting the mostly live on radio Now, Listen!) is very different from its predecessors, as one might hope after a dozen years. The change-a-minute beats-and-pieces approach taken on their early work, which competed with their Ninja Tune peers Coldcut for complexity and willingness to throw just about anything over a beat, has been largely abandoned in favor of actual songs and a relative degree of conceptual unity. As its Heavy Metal-ish (the magazine) cover art might indicate, this is a somewhat sci-fi album, with a movie trailer announcer's voice muttering stuff about falling stars and space on the interstitial tracks, like a sampladelic take on Robert Calvert's poetry from Hawkwind's Space Ritual. Guest vocalists like The The's Matt Johnson and J.G. Thirlwell sing about fear and alienation (How could anyone know me when I don't even know myself, asks Johnson) over backing tracks that combine futuristic momentum with an almost retro-Manchester feel (the keyboards on Giant may put some listeners in mind of Charlatans UK) and thick beds of polyrhythmic percussion. The Illectrik Hoax is even built around a '60s-ish garage guitar riff. Surprising as it may be, coming from masters of the quick-cut DJ collage, The Search Engine is a journey worth taking from beginning to end, uninterrupted.

    -Phil Freeman (All Music)
    LP1: 'One Man's Weird Is Another Man's World'
    1. The Illectrik Hoax
    2. Extract From Stolen Moments
    3. All Covered In Darkness (Parts 1 & 2)
    4. A Trick of the Ear
    5. Colours Beyond Colours


    LP2: 'The Shape Of Things That Hum'
    1. Sentinel (Shadow Guard)
    2. Extract From Stolen Moments Too
    3. Brother John
    4. GIANT
    5. Sentinel (Lunar Defence)


    LP3: 'Magpies, Maps And Moons'
    1. Prey
    2. Percussion Map Pts. 1 & 2
    3. Discovery Workshop
    4. Magpie Music
    5. In Orbit Every Monday


    LP4: DJ Food & Amorphous Androgynous - 'The Illectrik Hoax'
    1. The Illectrik Hoax (The Amorphous Androgynous Remix)
    2. Don't Pray, Don't Bother (We're Evil)
    3. The Electric Images (In My Mind Never Die)

    DJ Food
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  • The Dark Knight - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack The Dark Knight - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack Quick View

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    The Dark Knight - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack

    The Dark Knight: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack returns with the ASCAP-winning composers from Batman
    Begins-Academy Award winner Hans Zimmer and seven-time Oscar nominee James Newton Howard-for a powerful orchestral score.


    THE FILM: The Dark Knight premieres on thousands of screens nationwide via Warner Bros. on July 18. Starring Christian Bale in the title role, Michael Caine, the late Heath Ledger as The Joker, Aaron
    Eckhart, Maggie Gyllenhaal, Gary Oldman, Morgan Freeman and Eric Roberts, the film was directed by
    Christopher Nolan.


    HISTORY: The five Batman films since 1989 have grossed more than $915 million at the U.S. box office
    alone. The sixth film in the series, The Dark Knight, with the same lead actor and director as the very
    successful 2005 Batman Begins installment, promises to be the most popular yet. On record, the Batman films have earned multiple Grammy® nominations and BMI and ASCAP Awards.


    HANS ZIMMER: One of film's most sought-after composers, whose career encompasses more than 100
    film and television scores, Zimmer won an Oscar for The Lion King, and has earned nominations for Gladiator,
    The Thin Red Line, Rain Man, As Good As It Gets, The Preacher's Wife and The Prince Of Egypt. Recent
    film credits include Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End and The Simpsons Movie.


    JAMES NEWTON HOWARD: Oscar nominated for Michael Clayton, The Village, My Best Friend's Wedding, One Fine Day, Junior, The Fugitive and The Prince Of Tides, Howard also scored King Kong, Runaway Bride, The Sixth Sense and Collateral.

    LP1
    1. Why So Serious?
    2. I'm Not A Hero
    3. Harvey Two-Face
    4. Aggressive Expansion
    5. Always A Catch
    6. Blood On My Hands
    7. A Little Push


    LP2
    1. Like A Dog Chasing Cars
    2. I Am The Batman
    3. And I Thought My Jokes Were Bad
    4. Agent Of Chaos
    5. Introduce A Little Anarchy
    6. Watch The World Burn
    7. A Dark Knight

    Hans Zimmer & James Newton Howard
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  • Chicago Fire Chicago Fire Quick View

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    Chicago Fire

    There's an old saying that a great jazz musician never plays a song the same way once. That could certainly be said of Eric Alexander. One of the busiest players in jazz yet his playing is as imaginative as ever, with the ideas pouring out of his horn. His harmonic inventiveness is exceptional and he'll run the changes at such length at times that you wonder if he'll resolve everything in time and end up back on the beat - but he always does. He has a big, full, sound, and a ferocious technique, with access to the full range of his instrument, all under super-human control. Both the Bird and the Sonny Rollins legacies have been thoroughly internalized but here Eric explores the repertoire of another school of tenor playing - the Chicagoans. With long-time collaborators Harold Mabern, John Webber and Joe Farnsworth Eric gives the nod to some Windy City players who helped shape the sound of jazz for decades Eddie Harris, Von Freeman and others.
    1. Save Your Love For Me
    2. The Bee Hive
    3. Eddie Harris
    4. Just One of Those Things
    5. Blueski for Vonski
    6. Mr. Stitt
    7. You Talk That Talk
    8. Don't Take Your Love From Me
    Eric Alexander
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  • Chet Baker & Strings (Pure Pleasure) Chet Baker & Strings (Pure Pleasure) Quick View

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    Chet Baker & Strings (Pure Pleasure)

    This release offers a unique glimpse of a young Chet Baker in a quintet setting, complemented by a nine-piece string section. Utilizing the uniquely modern arrangements of Johnny Mandel, Marty Paich, Jack Montrose, and Shorty Rogers, this interaction of 'West Coast cool' with primordial elevator music escapes many - if not indeed all - of the potential sonic pitfalls such a marriage might suggest. In the truest sense of the word augmentation, the string arrangements provide the desired opulence sans the heavy-handed or syrupy residual effects. Perhaps most inspiring about this outing is the success with which Baker and crew are able to thrive in this environment, providing subtle insight into the quintet's ability to simultaneously adapt and explore. Love Walked In incorporates a trademark volley of interaction between Baker and Sims. Love contains what is arguably the most successful implementation of the string section, as well as some stellar soloing by Freeman. In fact, his contributions to this particular recording rank among his finest with Baker and company. The same enthusiasm can likewise be applied to A Little Duet for Zoot and Chet. Not only are Sims and Baker in top flight, but the string arrangement swings irresistibly as well. The easygoing and otherwise winding strings support the cool bop like a kite in a March breeze - light, airy, and conspicuous only in altitude.



    Tracks A 7 & 8 and B 7 are bonus tracks not on original release.



    Musicians:



    • Chet Baker (trumpet)

    • Zoot Sims (tenor saxophone)

    • Jack Montrose (tenor saxophone)

    • Bud Shank (alto saxophone)

    • Russ Freeman (piano)

    • Joe Mondragon (bass)

    • Shelly Manne (drums)



    Recording: December 1953

    Production: Richard Bock




    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. You Don't Know What Love Is

    2. I'm Thru With Love
    3. Love Walked In
    4. You Better Go Now
    5. I Married An Angel
    6. Love
    7. I Love You
    8. What A Difference A Day Made
    9. Why Shouldn't I?
    10. A Little Duet For Zoot And Chet
    11. The Wind
    12. Trickleydidlier
    Chet Baker
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    ...Honor Is All We Know

    Rancid's new record Honor Is All We Know is much like their other records in
    the sense that it is filled with the stories and characters that populate the
    band's lives, and reflects the cultural and political climate in which it was
    written and recorded. It has classic Rancid songcraft: two minute songs packed
    with melody, personally empathetic and politically denunciatory. But Honor
    Is All We Know is also unique in that it is filled with the growing insight of
    a band who has been doing this for a while now: it feels natural and organic,
    written without an agenda or a bone to pick, rather the culmination of lives
    lived largely with a keen interest in the world and a sense of brotherhood.


    In the late 1980's Tim Armstrong and Matt Freeman of Rancid were founders of
    arguably the most influential band from the Bay Area Operation Ivy. Operation
    Ivy has been cited by everyone from Green Day's Billie Joe Armstrong to Fat
    Mike of NOFX as the group that most affected the sound of their own bands.
    Rancid has lead in extensive career since those days back in the East Bay including selling nearly 3 million albums with one Platinum album and one Gold
    Record under their belts (And Out Come the Wolves, Let's Go). In the midst of
    anniversaries for both albums, Rancid will be playing some high-profile festival shows in 2015, and the moment has never been better for old and new fans to
    remind themselves of the cultural force and punk rock power of Rancid.

    1. Back Where I Belong
    2. Raise Your Fist
    3. Collision Course
    4. Evil s My Friend
    5. Honor Is All We Know
    6. A Power Inside
    7. In The Streets
    8. Face Up
    9. Already Dead
    10. Diabolical
    11. Malfunction
    12. Now We re Through With You
    13. Everybody s Suffering
    14. Grave Digger
    Rancid
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  • Sarah Sings Soulfully (Pure Pleasure) Sarah Sings Soulfully (Pure Pleasure) Quick View

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    Sarah Sings Soulfully (Pure Pleasure)

    Sassy's years on the Roulette label (1960-64) have been called the legendary singer's finest hour, a time when Vaughan's musicality merged exquisitely with her unbridled vocal ardor to achieve the sublime. Sarah Sings Soulfully, recorded at the close of that period, stands as a stunning testament to this claim - a divine collection of tracks that reveals an artist staking her soul on the rendering of each and every note, as well as the silences between them. Seductively spare, luxuriously poignant, and achingly honest all at the same time, Vaughan's vocals careen incandescently through the 12 standards presented here, swooping, sighing, and soaring with an intensity that remains unparalleled to this day. Listen to her reading of the Just Let Our Love Take Wing line on the version of Monk's 'Round Midnight found here: the fat, luscious drop of the word just, the long fermata on love, and the dip and swell that pulls the phrase forward on take. It's a moment of revelation - and incredibly, only one among the many that shimmer throughout this collection.




    Musicians:



    • Sarah Vaughan (vocal)

    • Gerald Wilson (arranger, conductor)

    • Teddy Edwards (tenor saxophone)

    • Ernie Freeman (organ)

    • Carmell Jones (trumpet)

    • Milt Turner (drums)




    Recording: June 1963 at United Recorders, Los Angeles, California

    Production: Teddy Reig



    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. A Taste of Honey
    2. What Kind of Fool Am I?
    3. Guess I'll Hang My Tears Out to Dry
    4. Sermonette
    5. In Love in Vain
    6. Gravy Waltz
    7. The Good Life
    8. Moanin'
    9. 'Round Midnight
    10. Easy Street
    11. Baby, Won't You Please Come Home
    12. Midnight Sun
    Sarah Vaughan
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  • A Gasser (Pure Pleasure) A Gasser (Pure Pleasure) Quick View

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    A Gasser (Pure Pleasure)

    Although best known as a member of the vocalese supergroup Lambert, Hendricks & Ross, the great jazz singer Annie Ross's solo albums are gems unto themselves and A Gasser! from 1959 is the finest of them all. Miss Ross is in peak vocal form here and is joined by the great Zoot Sims on saxophone and much of the same band featured on the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross classic The Swingers. Don't expect any of the vocal acrobatics of the Lambert, Hendricks & Ross recordings however. This is straight-ahead jazz singing by one of the great singers in her prime. From the wry wit of Everything I've Got through the sheer perfection and beauty of You're Nearer, this set is a must-have for jazz vocal fans. Highly recommended..




    Musicians:



    • Annie Ross (vocal)

    • Zoot Sims, Bill Perkins (tenor saxophone)

    • Russ Freeman (piano)

    • Jim Hall, Billy Bean (guitar)

    • Monte Budwig (bass)

    • Mel Lewis, Frank Capp (drums)



    Recording: February & March 1959

    Production: Richard Bock




    About Pure Pleasure



    At the beginning of the 90s, in the early days of audiophile vinyl re-releases, the situation was fairly straightforward. Companies such as DCC, Mobile Fidelity, Classic Records and, of course, Pure Pleasure all maintained a mutual, unwritten ethical code: we would only use analogue tapes to manufacture records.



    During the course of the present vinyl hype, many others have jumped on the bandwagon in the hope of securing a corner of the market. Very often they are not so ethical and use every imaginable source to master from: CDs, LPs, digital files, MP3s - or employed existent tools from the 80s and 90s for manufacturing.



    A digital delay is gladly used when cutting a lacquer disc because tape machines with an analogue delay have become quite rare and are therefore expensive. When cutting the lacquer, the audio signal is delayed by one LP revolution against the signal, which controls the cutter head, and for this a digital delay is very often employed. Of course, the resultant sound signal is completely digital and thus only as good as this delay.



    We should like to emphasize that Pure Pleasure Records on principle only uses the original master tape as the basis for the entirely analogue cutting of lacquer discs. In addition, the pressing tool is newly manufactured as a matter of principle.



    We only employ existing tools for manufacturing if an improved result is not forthcoming, e.g. the title Elvis Is Back, which was mastered by Steve Hoffman and Kevin Gray, or several titles from our Philips Classics series, which in any case Willem Makkee cut from the original masters at the Emil Berliner Studios in the 90s. It goes without saying that we only used the mother and that new tools were made for our production.



    To put it in a nutshell: we can ensure you that our releases are free from any kind of digital effects and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. Everything I've Got Belongs to You
    2. I Was Doin' Alright
    3. You're Nearer
    4. Invitation to the Blues
    5. Nobody's Baby
    6. You Took Advantage of Me
    7. I Don't Want to Cry Anymore
    8. Lucky So and So
    9. I Didn't Know About You
    10. Lucky Day
    Annie Ross
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  • Every Now & Then Every Now & Then Quick View

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    Every Now & Then

    Jagwar Ma returns with their second album Every Now & Then.


    The Sydney-formed band came together for sessions across a handful of studios and locations in Australia, the UK, and France to shake up an altogether inspired new offering. Full of spirit and exploding with the energy of new ideas, Every Now & Then is formed from the building blocks of a myriad of sonic touchstones upon which Jono Ma and Gabriel Winterfield concoct a heady, uplifting brew that very much owns it's own space on the spectrum.


    Singer/guitarist Gabriel Winterfield and multi-instrumentalist Jono Ma originally joined forces at the turn of the decade, having reached an impasse with their previous bands. Liberated, they instantly felt their horizons opening up, culminating in the kaleidoscopic dub-pop of Jagwar Ma's 2013 debut album Howlin. Augmented by their old Sydney friend Jack Freeman on bass and backing vocals they set about creating their own infectious groove with their increasingly powerful live show.


    After almost three years of touring the world (including tours with Foals, The xx, and Tame Impala) the band returned to Australia to write and begin recording at Sonar studios in Sydney. With the basis of the album written, the band headed back to La Briche near Tours in rural France, where they had recorded their debut in a self-built studio on a friend's partly-renovated farm, before returning to London to record drum sessions with Warpaint's Stella Mozgawa and James Ford and finishing mixing with old friend Ewan Pearson in their new shared Tottenham studio The Bunker II.


    Jono is a student of the studio in the Jagwar Ma camp, and on Every Now & Then his production hand constructs the richly singular sonic world each track inhabits. The record is littered with surprising selections yet maintains an ebb and flow that echoes that of a day in coastal Australia. 'Repetition invites participation' and the composition of Every Now & Then is a testament to the turn of phrase, subtly seducing with loose-limbed sinewy grooves on loop.


    Entrancing incantations on romantic love, truth and courage come courtesy of co-songwriter and lead vocalist Gabriel. Lush melody from left field, grungey phrasing and pagan shapes, Winterfield flows in tandem with each song's unique sea of sound. "Can we be real?"


    Classic bass lines, jangly guitar parts and Paul's Boutique-inspired loops bounce off elements of synth-pop and encounter bass heavy experiments redolent of Blanck Mass and other elements of the Norwegian electronic onslaught together with swelling psychedelic choruses, reminiscent of summer-kissed Ocean Rain-period Bunnymen, exploding into melodic, sun-soaked wig-outs.


    At heart, a studio album, designed for lone listening on headphones but as a shared experience is where it will really come to life. Their live appearances for Howlin' were electric and key elements of Every Now & Then took on extra shape while touring Europe with fellow compatriots Tame Impala, successfully working out the structure of tracks in front of arena crowds.


    Every Now & Then deftly covers a broad expanse of sound and mood. Say What You Feel gradually envelopes with its tireless drive and shapeshifting form to an ecstatic peak before Loose Ends cools down the pace with dubbed, fractured melodies. Give Me A Reason flips from muted funk pop to percolating, percussive house before seamlessly transitioning into a gyrating, teched up club tool. The glorious dynamism continues with Ordinary's quantum leap chorus, while High Rotation possesses a sinister spirit, a chuggy druggy groove and compelling, cultish chanting. Colour Of Paradise closes out the record, a bittersweet beauty of surf melodies and euphoric synths - 'searching through every grain of sand', lifting off and leaving the earthly territory behind completely for a deeper, more celestial, spacey place.


    From underwater liquid rhythm through to joyous, floating in the clouds sky highs, Every Now & Then is Jagwar Ma's cathartic new injection we endeavor you to dose up on.

    1. Falling
    2. Say What You Feel
    3. Loose Ends

    4. Give Me A Reason

    5. Ordinary

    6. Batter Up

    7. O B 1

    8. Slipping

    9. High Rotations

    10. Don't Make It Right

    11. Colours Of Paradise
    Jagwar Ma
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  • The Beatles: On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2 The Beatles: On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2 Quick View

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    The Beatles: On Air - Live At The BBC Volume 2


    Features 63 Tracks Total With 37 Previously Unreleased Performances And 23 Tracks Of In-Studio Banter


    Includes a 48 Page Booklet With Rare Photos And An Introduction By Paul McCartney


    In 1994, The Beatles' Live at the BBC was released to worldwide acclaim - hitting number one in the U.K., number three in the U.S. and selling more than five million copies within six weeks. A new companion to The Beatles' first BBC collection, On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2, in 180-gram vinyl with a 48-page booklet. On Air's 63 tracks, none of which overlaps with The Beatles' first BBC release, include 37 previously unreleased performances and 23 previously unreleased recordings of in-studio banter and conversation between the band's members and their BBC radio hosts.


    In the studios of the British Broadcasting Corporation, The Beatles performed music for a variety of radio shows. On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 presents the sound of The Beatles seizing their moment to play for the nation. Thrilled to hear these exciting recordings again, Paul McCartney said, "There's a lot of energy and spirit. We are going for it, not holding back at all, trying to put in the best performance of our lifetimes."


    Ten of On Air's songs were never recorded by the group for EMI in the 1960s, including two making their debuts with the new release: The Beatles' direct-to-air performance of Chuck Berry's "I'm Talking About You" and a rocking cover of the standard "Beautiful Dreamer." On Air also includes different versions of six rarities heard on the 1994 BBC collection: Little Richard's "Lucille," Chuck Berry's "Memphis, Tennessee," Chan Romero's "The Hippy Hippy Shake," Ray Charles' "I Got A Woman," and two songs they learned from records by Carl Perkins, "Glad All Over" and "Sure To Fall."


    The Beatles' tribute to the BBC's most important pop show of the early '60s - "Happy Birthday, Dear Saturday Club" - is another surprise. As John Lennon recalled in 1980, "We did a lot of tracks that were never on record for Saturday Club - they were well recorded, too." Paul remembers, "We'd been raised on the BBC radio programs. One of the big things in our week was Saturday Club - this great show was playing the kind of music we loved, so that was something we really aspired to."


    Between March 1962 and June 1965, no fewer than 275 unique musical performances by The Beatles were broadcast by the BBC in the U.K. The group played songs on 39 radio shows in 1963 alone. Ringo Starr said in 1994, "You tend to forget that we were a working band. It's that mono sound. There were usually no overdubs. We were in at the count-in and that was it. I get excited listening to them." On their busiest BBC day, July 16, 1963, The Beatles recorded 18 songs for three editions of their Pop Go The Beatles series in fewer than seven hours.


    The group played 88 distinct songs in their BBC sessions - some were recorded many times; others performed just once. At the time, three national BBC stations provided all daytime radio broadcasting in the U.K. Only the Light Programme network might occasionally play a record. Most broadcast music was live music. Consequently, to promote their releases, The Beatles had to play live at the BBC. "Everything was done instantly," remembered George Harrison, "But before that, we used to drive 200 miles in an old van down the M1, come into London, try and find the BBC and then set up and do the program. Then we'd probably drive back to Newcastle for a gig in the evening!"


    On Air also features BBC recordings of 30 well-loved songs from The Beatles' catalogue, including five number on¬es and other favorites such as: "I Saw Her Standing There," "Twist And Shout," "Do You Want To Know A Secret," "Boys," "Please Mister Postman," "Money," "And I Love Her," and "If I Fell."


    Like its critically acclaimed predecessor, On Air - Live at the BBC Volume 2 includes audio of The Beatles talking to DJs Brian Matthew and Alan Freeman and Pop Go The Beatles hosts Lee Peters and Rodney Burke. When first broadcast, pop fans were amazed to hear such witty irreverence on the rather formal BBC and it is great fun to hear these extracts now. In addition, On Air releases, for the first time, the group's candid interviews for the Pop Profile series recorded in November 1965 and May 1966.


    Newly remastered for reissue on November 11, The Beatles' first Live at the BBC album sounds and looks better than ever. This collection of the group's BBC sessions mixed versions of their hits with a treasure trove of 30 songs The Beatles performed on air but never released on record in the 1960s. The compelling track list ranged from a rare performance of the little known Lennon-McCartney original "I'll Be On My Way" to covers of classic rock 'n' roll and contemporary rhythm and blues songs. At the time of its release, Live at the BBC was hailed by Rolling Stone as "an exhilarating portrait of a band in the process of shaping its own voice and vision." It earned a GRAMMY® Award nomination for Best Historical Album.


    Live at the BBC was assembled by George Martin in 1994 and On Air - Live at the BBC Volume Two was compiled and researched by producers Kevin Howlett and Mike Heatley. Both albums have been meticulously mastered by engineers Guy Massey and Alex Wharton at Abbey Road Studios. The booklets for both collections include Kevin Howlett's essays on the history of The Beatles' BBC radio sessions and his detailed commentaries on all of the tracks.

    1. And Here We Are Again
    2. Words of Love
    3. How About it, Gorgeous
    4. Do You Want To Know A Secret
    5. Lucille
    6. Hey, Paul..
    7. Anna (Go To Him)
    8. Hello!
    9. Please Please Me
    10. Misery
    11. I'm Talking About You
    12. A Real Treat
    13. Boys
    14. Absolutely Fab
    15. Chains
    16. Ask Me Why
    17. Till There Was You
    18. Lend Me Your Comb
    19. Lower 5E
    20. The Hippy Hippy Shake
    21. Roll Over Beethoven
    22. There's A Place
    23. Bumper Bundle
    24. P.S. I Love You
    25. Please Mister Postman
    26. Beautiful Dreamer
    27. Devil In Her Heart
    28. The 49 Weeks
    29. Sure To Fall (In Love With You)
    30. Never Mind, Eh?
    31. Twist and Shout
    32. Bye, Bye
    33. John - Pop
    34. George - Pop Profile
    35. I Saw Her Standing There
    36. Glad All Over
    37. Lift Lid Again
    38. I'll Get You
    39. She Loves You
    40. Memphis, Tennessee
    41. Happy Birthday Dear Saturday Club
    42. Now Hush, Hush
    43. From Me to You
    44. Money (That's What I Want)
    45. I Want To Hold Your Hand
    46. Brian Bathtubes
    47. This Boy
    48. If I Wasn't In America
    49. I Got A Woman
    50. Long Tall Sally
    51. If I Feel
    52. A Hard Job Writing Them
    53. And I Love Her
    54. Oh, Can't We? Yes We Can
    55. You Can't Do That
    56. Honey Don't
    57. I'll Follow The Sun
    58. Green With Black Shutters
    59. Kansas City/ Hey-Hey-Hey
    60. That's What We're Here For
    61. I Feel Fine
    62. Paul - Pop
    63. Ringo - Pop
    The Beatles
    $59.99
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  • The Art Pepper Quartet The Art Pepper Quartet Quick View

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    The Art Pepper Quartet

    Originally released on the small Tampa label, this album features the great altoist Art Pepper with pianist Russ Freeman, bassist Ben Tucker, and drummer Gary Frommer. Highlights include the Pepper original Diane, Besame Mucho, and Pepper Pot. - Scott Yanow (All Music Guide)
    1. Art's Opus
    2. I Suurender Dear
    3. Diane
    4. Pepper Pot
    5. Besame Mucho
    6. Blues At Twilight
    7. Val's Pal
    8. Tampa Blues
    Art Pepper
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  • Roots Roots Quick View

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    Roots

    Somehow this 1961 Reprise title seems to have escaped the audiophile must-have list. It's a true hidden classic and an incredibly warm recording. The small combo setting really allows these two heavyweights, Jimmy Witherspoon and Ben Webster ,to shine. The mood is laid-back and down-home. Accompanying musicians include trumpeter Gerald Wilson, pianist Ernie Freeman, bassist Ralph Hamilton and drummer Jim Miller. Roots was recorded at the often underrated or forgotten Radio Recorders in Hollywood, California. The studio, built in 1929, was one of the truly great - and great-sounding - studios of its day with an unbelievable discography of classics to its name.


    Includes Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out and I'm Gonna move To the Outskirts of Town.


    Jimmy Witherspoon made his first records with Jay McShann's band in 1945. Four years later, he would record under his own name with the McShann band and produced his first hit Ain't Nobody's Business.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. I'd Rather Drink Muddy Water
    2. I'm Gonna move To the Outskirts of Town
    3. Key To the Highway
    4. Did You Ever
    5. Confessin' the Blues
    6. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
    7. Your Red Wagon
    8. Rain Is Such a Lonesome Sound
    9. Cherry Red
    10. It's A Low Down Dirty Shame
    11. Just A Dream
    12. Please, Mr. Webster
    Jimmy Witherspoon
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    Trill O.G. The Epilogue

    Trill OG: The Epilogue is the fourth studio album by American rapper Bun B. The album features guest appearances from Big K.R.I.T., Lil' O, Pimp C, Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, Serani, Raekwon, Kobe, Royce da 5'9, C-Note, Big Hawk, Lil Boosie, E.S.G., Redman, Kirko Bangz, Devin the Dude, Trae tha Truth and Z-Ro among others.


    Rapper Bun B (born Bernard Freeman) rose to fame in the duo UGK. Bun B and Pimp C formed UGK in the late '80s when their former crew, Four Black Ministers, fell apart. Based in Port Arthur, Texas, UGK signed with Jive, and with 1992's Too Hard to Swallow began a series of Southern gangsta rap albums that were successful sellers. Bun B formed the side project Mddl Fngz in 2000, but his main concern was still UGK. Things came to halt in 2003 when Pimp C was sentenced to eight years in prison on an aggravated gun assault charge. Bun B carried on solo, making numerous appearances on other artists' tracks and then in 2005 releasing both the mixtape Legends and his debut album, the Rap-a-Lot release Trill, a Top Ten hit. With Pimp C seeing early release in late 2005, Bun B returned to UGK and a self-titled double album from the duo dropped in 2007. Tragedy struck in early 2008 when Pimp C died suddenly, leaving Bun B to return to a solo career. His second solo album, II Trill, arrived that same year with his third, Trill O.G., following in 2010. In 2013 he closed the Trill series with the fourth and final effort, Trill O.G.: The Epilogue.


    - David Jeffries (All Music Guide)

    1. The Best is Back
    2. Care (Feat. Big K.R.I.T. & Pimp C)
    3. Fire (Feat. Rick Ross, 2 Chainz & Serani)
    4. No Competition (Feat. Raekwon & Kobe)
    5. Don't Play With Me (Feat. Pimp C)
    6. Gladiator (Feat. Royce da 5'9 & Redman)
    7. Eagles
    8. Stop Playin' (Feat. Raekwon & Kobe)
    9. Triller
    10. Off Top (Feat. Max Frost)
    11. Dippin' & Swervin'
    12. On One (Feat. Gator Main & Devin the Dude)
    13. The Legendary DJ Screw
    14. Bye!
    Bun B
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