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  • You Can't Use My Name You Can't Use My Name Quick View

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    You Can't Use My Name


    Audio Completely Mixed And Re-mastered Under The Direction Of Jimi's Long Time
    Sound Engineer, Eddie Kramer


    Includes The Previously Unreleased 1966 Recording, "Station Break"


    This special compilation presents Jimi Hendrix's 1965-
    1967 sessions with Curtis Knight & The Squires prior to his
    international fame leading the Jimi Hendrix Experience.


    While Jimi Hendrix's intermittent tenure as a guitarist for
    Curtis Knight & The Squires in 1965 and 1966 was relatively
    brief, more than 100 albums have been crafted from
    approximately forty studio recordings and consumer grade
    stage recordings by the group. Most featured low fidelity
    variations, remixes, edited versions, and instrumentals of
    the same material-often with their song titles changed.
    These albums were poorly annotated and all too often
    featured cover art that depicted the guitarist at the peak
    of his Jimi Hendrix Experience fame (and not as 'Jimmy
    Hendrix,' a sideman to Curtis Knight) and thus snared
    unwitting fans throughout the world that were starved for
    new Hendrix music for decades.


    Jimi Hendrix was hamstrung throughout his career by
    litigation over these recordings in the US and UK and these
    fights continued until his family ultimately prevailed in
    litigation. You Can't Use My Name stands as their first
    attempt to present this music in its original context.


    You Can't Use My Name is newly mixed and prepared
    for release by Eddie Kramer and includes the previously
    unreleased 1966 recording "Station Break," the full length
    versions of "Knock Yourself Out [Flying On Instruments],"
    "No Such Animal," and the 1967 recording of "Gloomy
    Monday" that includes dialogue between Hendrix and
    producer Ed Chalpin (featuring the guitarist's request that
    the producer not use his name on this session because of
    the ongoing litigation between them).

    1. How Would You Feel
    2. Gotta Have a New Dress
    3. Don't Accuse Me
    4. Fool for You Baby
    5. No Such Animal
    6. You Don't Want Me
    7. Welcome Home
    8. Knock Yourself Out (Flying on Instruments)
    9. Strange Things
    10. Station Break
    11. Gloomy Monday
    Curtis Knight & The Squires, Feat. Jimi Hendrix
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  • Led Zeppelin I (Deluxe Edition) Led Zeppelin I (Deluxe Edition) Quick View

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    Led Zeppelin I (Deluxe Edition)


    Deluxe Edition Remastered Vinyl


    Remastered from the Original Master Tapes by Jimmy Page and Pressed at Pallas In Germany


    Features Previously Unreleased October 1969 Concert From Paris, France



    Led Zeppelin had a fully formed, distinctive sound from the outset, as their eponymous debut illustrates. Taking the heavy, distorted electric blues of Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, and Cream to an extreme, Zeppelin created a majestic, powerful brand of guitar rock constructed around simple, memorable riffs and lumbering rhythms. But the key to the group's attack was subtlety: it wasn't just an onslaught of guitar noise, it was shaded and textured, filled with alternating dynamics and tempos. As Led Zeppelin proves, the group was capable of such multi-layered music from the start. Although the extended psychedelic blues of Dazed and Confused, You Shook Me, and I Can't Quit You Baby often gather the most attention, the remainder of the album is a better indication of what would come later. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You shifts from folky verses to pummeling choruses; Good Times Bad Times and How Many More Times have groovy, bluesy shuffles; Your Time Is Gonna Come is an anthemic hard rocker; Black Mountain Side is pure English folk; and Communication Breakdown is a frenzied rocker with a nearly punkish attack. Although the album isn't as varied as some of their later efforts, it nevertheless marked a significant turning point in the evolution of hard rock and heavy metal.


    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    LP 1
    1. Good Times Bad Times
    2. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
    3. You Shook Me
    4. Dazed And Confused
    5. Your Time Is Gonna Come
    6. Black Mountain Side
    7. Communication Breakdown
    8. I Can't Quit You Baby
    9. How Many More Times


    LP 2
    1. Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown (Live in Paris, 1969)
    2. You Shook Me (Live in Paris, 1969)
    3. Heartbreaker (Live in Paris, 1969)
    4. Dazed And Confused (Live in Paris, 1969)


    LP 3
    1. White Summer/Black Mountain Side (Live in Paris, 1969)
    2. Moby Dick (Live in Paris, 1969)
    3. I Can't Quit You Baby (Live in Paris, 1969)
    4. How Many More Times (Live in Paris, 1969)

    Led Zeppelin
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  • Beck-Ola (Deluxe Edition) Beck-Ola (Deluxe Edition) Quick View

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    Beck-Ola (Deluxe Edition)

    Deluxe Edition 180 Gram Audiophile Green Vinyl With Gatefold Cover


    Jeff Becks position in the pantheon of great electric guitarists is indisputable. As visionary a musician as Jimi Hendrix, Beck made his name as the second of three hall of fame stringbenders for the legendary Yardbirds (following in the Slowhand shoes of Eric Clapton and preceding the pre-Zep/session gigging Jimmy Page). Known for his blistering leads and the wild chances he took as one of the first axemen to widely employ feedback during a solo, Beck immediately launched his solo career upon leaving the Yardbirds in 1967. Together with vocalist Rod Stewart and multi-instrumentalist Ron Wood on bass, he cut a pair of albums that expanded on the greatness of his previous work.


    A year after Truth, Beck & company returned with the even thicker sound of Beck-Ola, an album often sited as one of heavy metals firestarters. Along with Stewart, Wood and pile-driving new drummer Tony Newman, the album features the inspired addition of storied session man Nicky Hopkins on keyboards. Hopkins added welcome texture to the albums seven tracks, most notably on the Hopkins-composed Girl From Mill Valley. Elsewhere, group tears through two Elvis Presley covers and four band compositions with an intensity that practically leaps from the stylus to the speakers.


    Could a band this heavy, this hard-hitting last? Unfortunately no, it could not. Following the completion of the album, the group splintered on the eve of the Woodstock festival with Stewart and Wood leaving to join the Faces. Of course, Beck went on to future triumphs in a variety of genres and styles and Stewart and Wood found wider fame and fortune as well. How fortunate, then, that we have this time capsule from June, 1969, to document their seminal collaboration. Relive those electrifying moments on this superb Sundazed Music reissue, sourced directly from the original Epic analog session tapes and purposely pressed on high-definition vinyl. Its guaranteed to leave you All Shook Up!

    1. All Shook Up
    2. Spanish Boots
    3. Girl From Mill Valley
    4. Jailhouse Rock
    5. Plynth (Water Down the Drain)
    6. The Hangman's Knee
    7. Rice Pudding

    Jeff Beck
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  • Long Gone Long Gone Quick View

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    Long Gone

    Analogue Productions is proud to present Long Gone, the debut album by the sensational new rock/ blues, guitarist/ singer-songwriter Jimmy D. Lane. While the listener will hear echoes of Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughan in Jimmy's playing, he is his own man, a fact recognized recently by Eric Clapton when, after playing together with Jimmy on a forthcoming tribute album to Jimmy's father, Jimmy Rogers, Clapton proclaimed Jimmy Lane an incredible guitarist. Indeed, the strongest influence on Jimmy's musical development has been his father.


    Long Gone features Jimmy Lane with bassist Freddie Crawford (also a veteran member of Jimmy Rogers band and Jimmy Lane's regular group) and legendary drummer Jim Keltner, who has performed and/or recorded with everyone from John Lennon and Bob Dylan to the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton. Jimmy Lane's repertoire on Long Gone is made up of his own originals and covers by blues and rock greats including Bob Dylan, Jimi Hendrix, Jimmy Rogers, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Albert King.


    If anyone comes by the blues honestly, it's Jimmy D. Lane... his guitar playing is powerful and inspirational; you may find yourself playing air guitar for the first time in years... Lane gives us an electric guitar extravaganza of a type that was abundant 25-30 years ago but is nowadays rare.
    -- Larry Kay, FI Magazine


    Long Gone should move Jimmy D. Lane directly to the front ranks of those who will take the blues into the next century.
    -- Jim DeKoster, Living Blues

    1. Hear My Train A Comin'
    2. Obsession Babies
    3. Long Gone
    4. I Shall Be Released
    5. Shake, Shiver, Ache
    6. Rollin' Stone
    7. Whiskey
    8. Boom Boom
    9. White Tears
    10. Oh What A Feelin'
    11. California
    12. I'm In Love
    13. Tears Without A Shoulder
    Jimmy D. Lane
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Kapt. Kopter And The (Fabulous) Twirly Birds (Colored Vinyl) Kapt. Kopter And The (Fabulous) Twirly Birds (Colored Vinyl) Quick View

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    Kapt. Kopter And The (Fabulous) Twirly Birds (Colored Vinyl)

    Mastered For Vinyl By Kevin Gray At Cohearent Audio


    Faithful, Updated Rendering Of Original Art Printed At Stoughton Printing


    Limited Edition Of 1,000 150-Gram White Vinyl


    Manufactured For Pristine Sound At Quality Record Pressings


    Randy Wolfe, better known as Randy California, was a founding member of psychedelic 60s rockers Spirit. As a teenager he played guitar in Jimi Hendrix's band, Jimmy James and the Blue Flames. Hendrix himself gave Randy the stage name to differentiate him from band mate Randy Palmer. 15-year-old California left the Blue Flames when they embarked on a European tour and his parents refused to let him go. Released in 1972, Kapt. Kopter and the (Fabulous) Twirly Birds is California's first solo record. Heavily influenced by Jimi Hendrix, this album is dense and way ahead of its time.

    1. Downer
    2. Devil
    3. I Don't Want Nobody
    4. Day Tripper
    5. Mother And Child Reunion
    6. Things Yet To Come
    7. Rain
    8. Rainbow
    Randy California
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  • The Five Royales The Five Royales Quick View

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    The Five Royales

    Shake 'em up! R&B from the vaults of King/Federal Records!


    Jimmy Page, Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Steve Cropper all have cited Five Royales' guitarist and songwriter Lowman Pauling as a major influence! Tracks like "It Hurts Inside" and "Wonder Where Your Love Has Gone" highlight his taught, stinging style with solos that served as lessons for budding guitarists everywhere. Sundazed is proud to reissue The Five Royales-from 1959- pressed on audiophile quality 180 gram vinyl by RTI and sourced from the original analog tapes.

    1. I Know It's Hard But It's Fair
    2. Miracle of Love
    3. My Sugar Sugar
    4. When You Walked Through The Door
    5. School Girl
    6. Get Something Out Of It
    7. Tell Me You Care
    8. Wonder Where Your Love Has Gone
    9. It Hurts Inside
    10. Mine Forevermore
    11. One Mistake
    12. Women About To Make Me Go Crazy
    The 5 Royales
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles: Live! (Speakers Corner) Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles: Live! (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles: Live! (Speakers Corner)

    'Live' was the watchword of the liberated and permissive post-Woodstock era, when anyone and everyone could do wonderful things and musicians really let themselves go - and it opened the door for Santana and his musicians. While devotees of pure styles found it hard to dip into the bubbling melting pot of progressive rock, others - hungry for emotion - plunged eagerly into the moloch world known as 'Sounds of the 70s'.



    Among the great events during this time was the get-together of Santana and a grandiose group of musicians together with Jimmy Hendrix's ex-drummer Buddy Miles at the Sunshine Festival in Hawaii. Inspired by the electrifying atmosphere we hear the smacking sound of an organ in John McLaughlin's Marbles, lush rocking Latin grooves (Lava) and gospel-like vocal artistry (Evil Ways). After an intensively re-worked version of the old favourite Them Changes, in which the band certainly lets one know that they can be 'heavy' when they want, the musicians let themselves go in 25 improvised minutes in Free Form Funkafide Filth. Such unleashed power could never be tamed and captured on tape in the studio simply because it can only be created in the freedom of an open-air stage.



    Musicians:



    • Carlos Santana (guitar)

    • Buddy Miles (drums, vocal)

    • Robert Hogins (organ)

    • Luis Gasca (trumpet)

    • Hadley Caliman (saxophone, flute)

    • Neal Schon (guitar)

    • Ron Johnson (bass)

    • Coke Escovedo (percussion)

    • Gregg Errico (drums)

    • Victor Pantoja, Michael Carabello (conga)



    Recording: January 1972 live in the Diamond Head Crater, Hawaii, USA,

    Production: Carlos Santana & Buddy Miles



    About Speakers Corner



    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, Speakers Corner 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 existant 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 emphasise that Speakers Corner 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 have one digital recording in our catalogue (Alan Parsons / Eye In The Sky"), but even in this particular case we used the analogue tapes for cutting.



    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 - excluding the exception above - and that the lacquer discs are newly cut.



    1. Marbles
    2. Lava
    3. Evil Ways
    4. Faith Interlude
    5. Them Changes
    6. Free Form Funkafide Filth
    Santana
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Surfing With The Alien (On Sale) Surfing With The Alien (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Surfing With The Alien (On Sale)

    Joe Satriani is one of the world's best and most well-known guitarists. Early in his career, Satriani worked as a guitar instructor, and among his students were now famous guitarists Steve Vai, Larry LaLonde, Kirk Hammett, Andy Timmons, Charlie Hunter and Alex Skolnick. He himself is influenced by blues-rock guitar icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, Jimmy Page, Ritchie Blackmore and Jeff Beck. Satriani worked with a range of musicians from several musical genres, including Mick Jagger, Deep Purple, John Petrucci, Eric Johnson, Yngwie Malmsteen, Brian May, Patrick Rondat, Paul Gilbert, Adrian Legg, and Robert Fripp. He is currently the lead guitarist for the supergroup Chickenfoot.

    'Surfing with the Alien' is Satriani's second album, released in 1987 and meant his breakthrough to a larger audience. It was the first instrumental rock record to enter the charts in a very long time. Although the album contains fast and complex songs as well as slower, melodic songs Satriani's unique style is always easily recognizable.

    1. Surfing With the Alien
    2. Ice 9
    3. Crushing Day
    4. Always With Me, Always With You
    5. Satch Boogie
    6. Hill of the Skull
    7. Circles
    8. Lords of Karma
    9. Midnight
    10. Echo
    Joe Satriani
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • BBC The Radiophonic Workshop BBC The Radiophonic Workshop Quick View

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    BBC The Radiophonic Workshop


    180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl


    Remastered


    Available On Vinyl For The 1st Time


    The BBC Radiophonic Workshop, set up in 1958, was originally created as a sound effects unit for BBC Radio and TV programs. Pioneering new forms of drama during the late 1950s and early 60s demanded innovative and original use ofmusic and sound.The art of what became known as sounddesign began in the cramped undergroundstudiosof the Radiophonic Workshop at the BBC Maida Vale complex in London. Their early explorations into sound drew on the principles of musique concrete, early tape manipulation techniques and primitive oscillators and tone circuits built by technicians at the workshop. As technology developed and the synthesizer, tape technology, computers and early digital sampling emerged the Radiophonic Workshop maintained an their position at the leading edge of electronic music and sound design.


    The vast body of work that emerged between 1960 and 1997 has influenced generations of musicians both within electronica and more widely in the Rock, Progressive and Pop field. Groundbreaking work such as Delia' Darbyshire's 1963 Doctor Who Theme (still the high water mark of experimental music), sound effects albums, works of early electronica and popular favourites such as Blake's 7 and The Hitchhiker's Guide To the Galaxy have ensured the RWS a place at electronica's top table. From the Beatles, Pink Floyd and Vangelis to Orbital, The Chemical Brothers and beyond, their legacy lives on in the sounds and textures of so much contemporary music. But it isn't just musicians who have drawn on their work.


    The technical development of the studio and modern recording techniques owes them a great debt too. Sound engineer Roger Mayer, who supplied effects pedals to Jeff Beck, Jimmy Page and Jimi Hendrix, is just one of many engineers for whom their work proved inspirational. He described the Workshop as, ''the great unsung heroes of British electronica.''


    These two records, recorded in 1968 and 1975 respectively, were released at the height of The Radiophonic Workshop's influence. They showcase the dawning of processed sound, treated sounds and sound design.


    Quirky and irreverent BBC Radiophonic Music was originally put out as a specialist demonstration library disc for BBC drama producers. In 1971 the BBC released it commercially. This is the first time it has been made available on vinyl in its first and original form.


    The Radiophonic Workshop from 1975 was a compilation of the best-known of the Radiophonic Workshop's output to date. This is the first time it has seen a vinyl reissue in its original form.


    Both albums have been remastered for vinyl from the original tapes by the Radiophonic Workshop's archivist Mark Ayres. Pressed on 180 gram audiophile vinyl.

    1. Malcolm Clarke - La Grande Pièce De La Foire De La Rue Delaware
    2. John Baker - Brio
    3. Dick Mills - Adagio
    4. Roger Limb - Geraldine
    5. Malcolm Clarke - Bath Time
    6. Glynis Jones / Malcolm Clarke - NÉnuphar
    7. Dick Mills - Major Bloodnok's Stomach
    8. Paddy Kingsland - The Panel Beaters
    9. Dick Mills - Crazy Dazy
    10. Glynis Jones - Veils And Mirrors
    11. Malcolm Clarke - Romanescan Rout
    12. Glynis Jones - Schlum Rooli
    13. Roger Limb - Kitten's Lullaby
    14. Richard Yeoman-Clark - Waltz Antipathy
    15. Paddy Kingsland - The World Of Science
    Various Artists
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    Special Requests (and other favorites)

    Kenny Burrell has appeared on so many essential jazz
    recordings that jazz history and his biography seem
    irretrievably intertwined. Billie Holiday's valedictory
    rumination Lady Sings the Blues, Jimmy Smith's epochal funk
    throwdown Back at the Chicken Shack, Tony Bennett's Carnegie
    Hall debut - Kenny Burrell played guitar for them all. Even Jimi
    Hendrix once remarked, Kenny Burrell - that's the sound I'm
    looking for. Here is Burrell captured live at the West-Coast jazz
    mecca, Catalina's, in an easy-going program of some of his
    most-requested tunes along with a few of his personal favorites
    thrown in. Jazz tunes by Benny Golson, Freddie Hubbard, the
    Duke and others are here all given the ever-tasteful Burrell
    treatment.


    Musicians:

    Kenny Burrell, guitar

    Justo Almario, tenor sax

    Tom Ranier, piano

    Tony Dumas, bass

    Clayton Cameron, drums

    1. Killer Joe
    2. Little Sunflower
    3. The Summer Knows
    4. Make Someone Happy
    5. Bye Bye Blackbird
    6. In a Sentimental Mood
    Kenny Burrell
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  • Live Alive Live Alive Quick View

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    Live Alive

    Live Alive, originally released in 1986, is an essential Blues double album compiled from four live performances by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. The performances were recorded in 1985 at the Montreux Jazz Festival (July 16), the Austin Opera House (July 17 + 18) and at Dallas Starfest (July 19). The amazing live record is filled with gems from SRV's first three albums, plus a great rendition of Willie The Wimp featuring his brother Jimmy (who also makes a guest appearance on Love Struck Baby, Look At Little Sister and Change It).


    The track listing for Live Alive displays several of Stevie Ray Vaughan's biggest influences: Jimi Hendrix (Voodoo Child (Slight Return)), Stevie Wonder (Superstition), Howlin' Wolf (Commit A Crime) and Buddy Guy (Mary Had a Little Lamb).

    LP1
    1. Say What !
    2. Ain't Gonna Give Up On Love
    3. Pride And Joy
    4. Mary Had A Little Lamb
    5. Superstition
    6. I'm Leaving You (Commit A Crime)
    7. Cold Shot
    8. Willie The Wimp


    LP2
    1. Look At Little Sister
    2. Texas Flood
    3. Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)

    4. Love Struck Baby
    5. Change It
    6. Life Without You

    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $39.99
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    Country Jazz

    Pressed On Red Colored Vinyl


    Jazz-meets-country in an impossibly hot session, ca. 1959! A platter of lightning-fast picking and impeccable taste from the legendary George Barnes!


    Chicago's George Barnes led a storied career as bandleader and session guitarist, including roles with national radio and television orchestras during the post-war days when electric guitar was being heard more frequently as a central instrument. His Gibson ES-300 had a singular sound that established his presence and persona among other players, and was heard on many hit records of the '50s and '60s including Connie Francis' "Lipstick on Your Collar." Country Jazz is a 1957 collection of originals and public domain songs reworked in the guitarist's style and sound, originally issued on the budget labels Colortone and Brigade. Listen as one of the early guitar gods turns tune after tune into six-string magic, working a collection of familiar songs into a truly new and exciting experience, presented here in its original mono mix.


    The description on the back of the original album reads: "A wonderful collection of Western favorites that everyone will love-and played in the traditional Western style." The front cover features a more accurate explanation: "Great guitar solos in modern country jazz style"-as if "modern country jazz" was an established category-though, if anyone could establish a new species of music, it was George. Country Jazz was not designed to explore a new iteration of country music, but when George added his own twist of jazz to these rockabilly-tinged tunes the resulting influence was unmistakable. These arrangements of traditional folk and country songs represent the enjoyment George got out of crossing musical genres. He could (and would) play anything-which made him invaluable in the studios of Chicago and New York City, but also meant he defied categorization, inadvertently denying himself a prestigious place in any one class of musician.


    Country Jazz was fun for George; little did he know it would become one of his most influential recordings. It's been said that the terrific guitarist Danny Gatton learned the entire album note-for-note, and that it inspired Jimmy Bryant to record his Country Cabin Jazz in 1960. Young guitarists who hadn't yet been born when George died in 1977 are as enthralled by Country Jazz as rock guitarists are of anything from Jimi Hendrix or Eric Clapton, the latter even referencing George in his autobiography.

    1. Jolly Joe Clark
    2. Turkey Cobbler
    3. Banjo Hop
    4. Old Kentucky Ramble
    5. Rockabilly Boogie
    6. In The Gloaming
    7. Hot Guitar Rag
    8. Strollin' Slow
    9. Rockin' The Weasel

    10. Chicken In The Rough
    11. Bass Guitar Blues
    12. Dan's Plumb Tuckered
    13. Arky Travels Again
    14. Bluetail Buzz
    15. Hot Shortnin' Bread
    16. Old Joe's Boogie
    George Barnes
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    Truth

    Jeff Becks position in the pantheon of great electric guitarists is indisputable. As visionary a musician as Jimi Hendrix, Beck made his name as the second of three hall of fame stringbenders for the legendary Yardbirds (following in the Slowhand shoes of Eric Clapton and preceding the pre-Zep/session gigging Jimmy Page). Known for his blistering leads and the wild chances he took as one of the first axemen to widely employ feedback during a solo, Beck immediately launched his solo career upon leaving the Yardbirds in 1967. Together with vocalist Rod Stewart and multi-instrumentalist Ron Wood on bass, he cut a pair of albums that expanded on the greatness of his previous work.


    In late 1966, Beck began work on Truth, his solo LP debut. Recording with his core group of Stewart, Wood and drummer Mickey Waller, Beck ventured far beyond the established rock guitar lexicon, forging a unique style which would influence generations of future acolytes. The LPs grand masterstroke, Becks Bolero, is recognized as one of the greatest guitar instrumentals of all time. Notably, the session musicians on this track represented the cream of the British rock scene: Jimmy Page on guitar, John Paul Jones on bass, Nicky Hopkins on piano and a Moon-lighting drummer from a mega-band who could not be listed in the credits for contractual reasons. Rumor had it he could see for miles, though.


    The influence the album inflicted on the current and future rock scene could hardly be overstated. It showed the way forward toward a heavier, blues-based guitar sound (hello, Led Zeppelin) and provided essential instruction to guitarists from Tom Scholz to Stevie Ray Vaughan. The opening track, Shapes of Things, reworked a Yardbirds song and literally built a bridge from Becks immediate past to his present. The albums cover of the Willie Dixon classic, You Shook Me, beat Zeps version to wax by several months. Throughout the disc, Becks razor-sharp fretwork and enormous tonal palette surprises and amazes at every turn.


    This benchmark recording is sourced from the original analog mono masters and is proudly pressed on high-definition vinyl. As another rock legend once said, Just gimme some Truth!

    1. Shapes of Things
    2. Let Me Love You
    3. Morning Dew
    4. You Shook Me
    5. Ol' Man River
    6. Greensleeves
    7. Rock My Plimsoul
    8. Beck's Bolero
    9. Blues De Luxe
    10. I Ain't Superstitious
    Jeff Beck
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  • Led Zeppelin I (Awaiting Repress) Led Zeppelin I (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Led Zeppelin I (Awaiting Repress)


    Remastered from the Original Master Tapes by Jimmy Page and Pressed at Pallas In Germany


    Led Zeppelin had a fully formed, distinctive sound from the outset, as their eponymous debut illustrates. Taking the heavy, distorted electric blues of Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, and Cream to an extreme, Zeppelin created a majestic, powerful brand of guitar rock constructed around simple, memorable riffs and lumbering rhythms. But the key to the group's attack was subtlety: it wasn't just an onslaught of guitar noise, it was shaded and textured, filled with alternating dynamics and tempos. As Led Zeppelin proves, the group was capable of such multi-layered music from the start. Although the extended psychedelic blues of Dazed and Confused, You Shook Me, and I Can't Quit You Baby often gather the most attention, the remainder of the album is a better indication of what would come later. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You shifts from folky verses to pummeling choruses; Good Times Bad Times and How Many More Times have groovy, bluesy shuffles; Your Time Is Gonna Come is an anthemic hard rocker; Black Mountain Side is pure English folk; and Communication Breakdown is a frenzied rocker with a nearly punkish attack. Although the album isn't as varied as some of their later efforts, it nevertheless marked a significant turning point in the evolution of hard rock and heavy metal.


    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)

    1. Good Times Bad Times
    2. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
    3. You Shook Me
    4. Dazed And Confused
    5. Your Time Is Gonna Come
    6. Black Mountain Side
    7. Communication Breakdown
    8. I Can't Quit You Baby
    9. How Many More Times
    Led Zeppelin
    $24.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
  • Beck-Ola Beck-Ola Quick View

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    Beck-Ola

    Jeff Becks position in the pantheon of great electric guitarists is indisputable. As visionary a musician as Jimi Hendrix, Beck made his name as the second of three hall of fame stringbenders for the legendary Yardbirds (following in the Slowhand shoes of Eric Clapton and preceding the pre-Zep/session gigging Jimmy Page). Known for his blistering leads and the wild chances he took as one of the first axemen to widely employ feedback during a solo, Beck immediately launched his solo career upon leaving the Yardbirds in 1967. Together with vocalist Rod Stewart and multi-instrumentalist Ron Wood on bass, he cut a pair of albums that expanded on the greatness of his previous work.


    A year after Truth, Beck & company returned with the even thicker sound of Beck-Ola, an album often sited as one of heavy metals firestarters. Along with Stewart, Wood and pile-driving new drummer Tony Newman, the album features the inspired addition of storied session man Nicky Hopkins on keyboards. Hopkins added welcome texture to the albums seven tracks, most notably on the Hopkins-composed Girl From Mill Valley. Elsewhere, group tears through two Elvis Presley covers and four band compositions with an intensity that practically leaps from the stylus to the speakers.


    Could a band this heavy, this hard-hitting last? Unfortunately no, it could not. Following the completion of the album, the group splintered on the eve of the Woodstock festival with Stewart and Wood leaving to join the Faces. Of course, Beck went on to future triumphs in a variety of genres and styles and Stewart and Wood found wider fame and fortune as well. How fortunate, then, that we have this time capsule from June, 1969, to document their seminal collaboration. Relive those electrifying moments on this superb Sundazed Music reissue, sourced directly from the original Epic analog session tapes and purposely pressed on high-definition vinyl. Its guaranteed to leave you All Shook Up!

    1. All Shook Up
    2. Spanish Boots
    3. Girl From Mill Valley
    4. Jailhouse Rock
    5. Plynth (Water Down the Drain)
    6. The Hangman's Knee
    7. Rice Pudding

    Jeff Beck
    $28.99
    Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
  • Led Zeppelin I (Super Deluxe Edition Box) Led Zeppelin I (Super Deluxe Edition Box) Quick View

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    Led Zeppelin I (Super Deluxe Edition Box)


    Super Deluxe Edition Box


    Remastered from the Original Master Tapes by Jimmy Page and Pressed at Pallas In Germany


    Companion audio on CD in a new sleeve and on 180-gram vinyl (Led Zeppelin features a previously unreleased October 1969 concert from Paris, II & III feature previously unreleased studio outtakes)


    Remastered album on 180-gram vinyl in a sleeve replicating the first pressing


    High-def audio download card of all content at 96kHz/24 bit (Live tracks are 48kHz/24bit)


    Hard bound, 70+ page book filled with rare and previously unseen photos and memorabilia


    High quality print of the original album cover, the first 30,000 of which will be individually numbered


    Led Zeppelin will also include a replica of the band's original Atlantic press kit


    Led Zeppelin had a fully formed, distinctive sound from the outset, as their eponymous debut illustrates. Taking the heavy, distorted electric blues of Jimi Hendrix, Jeff Beck, and Cream to an extreme, Zeppelin created a majestic, powerful brand of guitar rock constructed around simple, memorable riffs and lumbering rhythms. But the key to the group's attack was subtlety: it wasn't just an onslaught of guitar noise, it was shaded and textured, filled with alternating dynamics and tempos. As Led Zeppelin proves, the group was capable of such multi-layered music from the start. Although the extended psychedelic blues of Dazed and Confused, You Shook Me, and I Can't Quit You Baby often gather the most attention, the remainder of the album is a better indication of what would come later. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You shifts from folky verses to pummeling choruses; Good Times Bad Times and How Many More Times have groovy, bluesy shuffles; Your Time Is Gonna Come is an anthemic hard rocker; Black Mountain Side is pure English folk; and Communication Breakdown is a frenzied rocker with a nearly punkish attack. Although the album isn't as varied as some of their later efforts, it nevertheless marked a significant turning point in the evolution of hard rock and heavy metal.


    - Stephen Thomas Erlewine (All Music Guide)

    1. Good Times Bad Times
    2. Babe I'm Gonna Leave You
    3. You Shook Me
    4. Dazed And Confused
    5. Your Time Is Gonna Come
    6. Black Mountain Side
    7. Communication Breakdown
    8. I Can't Quit You Baby
    9. How Many More Times


    Live At The Olympia - Paris, France
    October 10, 1969
    1. Good Times Bad Times/Communication Breakdown
    2. I Can't Quit You Baby
    3. Heartbreaker
    4. Dazed And Confused
    5. White Summer/Black Mountain Side
    6. You Shook Me
    7. Moby Dick
    8. How Many More Times

    Led Zeppelin
    $139.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP + 2 CDs - 3 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Couldn't Stand The Weather (Pure Pleasure) Couldn't Stand The Weather (Pure Pleasure) Quick View

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    Couldn't Stand The Weather (Pure Pleasure)

    With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80's. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis Rush, and Muddy Waters and rock & roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as the stray jazz guitarist like Kenny Burrell, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre. Vaughan bridged the gap between blues and rock like no other artist had since the late '60s. For the next seven years, Stevie Ray was the leading light in American blues, consistently selling out concerts while his albums regularly went gold. His tragic death in 1990 only emphasized his influence in blues and American rock & roll.

    Musicians:



    • Stevie Ray Vaughan (vocal, guitar)

    • Jimmie Vaughan (guitar)

    • Stan Harrison (tenor saxophone)

    • Tommy Shannon (bass)

    • Chris "Whipper" Layton, Fran Christina (drums)



    Format: 2LPs 33rpm / standard sleeve



    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.


    Side 1
    1. Scuttlebuttin'
    2. Couldn't Stand The Weather
    3. Things That I Used To Do


    Side 2
    4. Voodoo Chile (Slight Return)
    5. Cold Shot


    Side 3
    6. Tin Pan Alley
    7. Honey Bee
    8. Stang's Swang


    Side 4
    9. SRV Speaks
    10. Hide Away
    11. Look at Little Sister
    12. Give Me Back My Wig
    13. Come On (Pt.3)

    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $49.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    In The Beginning (200 Gram Vinyl)


    Mastered From The Original Tapes By Ryan Smith At Sterling Sound


    200-Gram Pressing By Quality Record Pressings


    With his astonishingly accomplished guitar playing, Stevie Ray Vaughan ignited the blues revival of the '80s. Vaughan drew equally from bluesmen like Albert King, Otis Rush and Hubert Sumlin and rock 'n' roll players like Jimi Hendrix and Lonnie Mack, as well as the stray jazz guitarist like Kenny Burrell, developing a uniquely eclectic and fiery style that sounded like no other guitarist, regardless of genre.


    Before the Montreaux Jazz Festival, before Bowie's Let's Dance album, before Texas Flood, before the Grammys, before the cocaine and alcohol abuse, before the redemption of sobriety, before the joyful In Step and Family Style ..... before August 27, 1990..... before the all-star tributes, before The Legendary Stevie Ray Vaughan......


    There was an unknown, hardworking 24-year-old gunslinger named Little Stevie Vaughan, learning his craft the hard way in the trenches of the Austin Texas clubs, trying his darndest to get out of the shadow of his famous older brother Jimmie.


    It wouldn't be long.


    Anyone lucky enough to have been in the audience at this early live show, on April Fools Day in 1980, could have told you that. Young Stevie Vaughan (he had yet to become Stevie Ray) blasted the hometown crowd with a style that was already very well-formed. With Chris Layton on drums and bassist Jackie Newhouse (Tommy Shannon would join up a year later), his basic sound was already in place, albeit still in need of some polishing.


    Taken from the surviving two-track master, Vaughan's guitar is raw and in your face every note of the way. His takes on Freddie King's In the Open and the lengthy Tin Pan Alley are the real highlights here.


    As we did with our vaunted box set reissues, Texas Hurricane, again Analogue Productions is bringing you the finest-sounding Stevie Ray Vaughan collections ever preserved on 200-gram vinyl. Ryan Smith at Sterling Sound cut the lacquers for the LPs using the ultimate VMS 80 cutting lathe. Gary Salstrom handled the plating and the vinyl was pressed of course at Quality Record Pressings.


    There's not a link in this chain that wasn't absolute first-rate. The absolute best that money can buy. We're passionate about the blues AND Stevie Ray and the passion shows up here in spades.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. In The Open
    2. Slide Thing
    3. They Call Me Guitar Hurricane
    4. All Your Love (I Miss Loving)
    5. Tin Pan Alley (aka Roughest Place in Town)
    6. Love Struck Baby
    7. Tell Me
    8. Shake for Me
    9. Live Another Day
    Stevie Ray Vaughan
    $34.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
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    It's Time (Out Of Stock)

    Jimmy D. Lane's guitar playing will knock you over. His control of his guitar, from the most delicate tonal nuances to the flashiest, fastest licks, is almost superhuman. Only the most masterful guitar players can command their instruments this way, and all the practice in the world can't develop it. Jimmy D. Lane is a natural-born guitar monster. - Bob Margolin, guitarist in the Muddy Waters Band for seven years


    It's Time could just as well have been titled It's Overdue. It's long been time for one of today's most powerful and expressive musicians to break the chains of relative commercial obscurity. Time to seize the reins of blues leadership, just as his father, Jimmy Rogers, did in the 1940s. Masters Eddie Kramer (engineer for Hendrix, Zeppelin, Woodstock etc.), Chris Whipper Layton and Tommy Shannon (of Double Trouble) and Mike Finnigan (organ in the bands of Etta James, Taj Mahal and CSN&Y) are all onboard to give Jimmy the nudge he needs to clear the launching pad. It's Time.


    Just wanted to let you know how much Frank and I are enjoying Jimmy D. Lane's new CD - It's Time. It is truly wonderful! We are looking forward to experiencing the Blues Masters concert in Oct. Take care and thanks so much for such a hauntingly awesome CD. Please convey to him that we are hoping not to wear out the CD we enjoy it so much. - Peggy Ulasek, Maryland


    Lane's certainly got the goods. The guitarist and singer - he plays bass and drums, too, on a pair of tracks - wrote all but one of the disc's 12 songs. And he's got a knack for mixing Hendrix- and Vaughan-influenced contemporary blues with old-school roots learned from his father...what makes It's Time a fun listen is its textural variety...Kramer's production offers a bright, modern sound that still has the warm feel of live performance. He and Lane keep the set tightly focused...For Jimmy D. Lane, now's as good a time as any. - Michael Cote, Blues Revue, February/March 2005

    Side One


    1. What Makes People
    2. 'Til I Loved You
    3. Half Love


    Side Two


    1. Ain't It a Pity
    2. It's Time

    3. Stuck in the Middle


    Side Three


    1. Hand on the Door
    2. Bad Luck
    3. My Nature


    Side Four


    1. 24-7
    2. Bleeding Heart
    3. Salina

    Jimmy D. Lane
    $29.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45RPM LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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    Agadez (Out Of Stock)

    Omara Bombino Moctar, a young Tuareg guitarist and songwriter, was raised during an era of armed struggles for independence and violent suppression by government forces. His electrifying jams capture the spirit of resistance and rebellion while echoing with guitar riffs reminiscent of fellow Africans Tinariwen and Ali Farka TourÉ not to mention rock and blues icons such as Jimi Hendrix, John Lee Hooker and Jimmy Page. Already a superstar in the Tuareg community, with the release of Agadez on Cumbancha Discovery Bombino's stature as one of Africa's hottest young guitarists has been revealed to the world.

    Side 1
    1.Ahoulaguin Akaline (I Greet My Country)
    2.Tar Hani (My Love)
    3.Adounia (Life)
    4.Kammou Taliat (You, My Beloved)


    Side 2
    5.Tigrawahi Tikma (Bring Us Together)
    6.Tenere (The Desert, My Home)
    7.Iyat Idounia Ayasahen (Another Life)


    Side 3
    8. Azamane (My Brothers United)
    9. Assalam Felawan (Peace To You)
    10. Mahegagh (What Shall I Do?)


    Side 4
    11. Tebsakh Dalet (A Green Acacia)
    12. Adinet (Tuareg People)
    13. Tigrawahi Tikma (Live Version)

    Bombino
    $29.99
    Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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