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  • The Best Of King Curtis The Best Of King Curtis Quick View

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    The Best Of King Curtis

    Limited Anniversary Edition


    Pressed On 180 Gram Vinyl


    Mastered Impeccably From The Atco Records Stereophonic Tapes By Joe Reagoso


    King Curtis will be forever known as one of the leading voices of the 60's soul renaissance and truly one of the more championed musicians during his short lifetime. Thanks to today's respect and care given to his music by a whole new generation of musicians and fans, King Curtis forever reigns as one of soul's pioneers. Much like Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and other superstars before him, Curtis Owsley (King Curtis) had the necessary ingredients of stellar musicianship and songwriting acumen which successfully reached across all gospel, soul, rock and pop genres.


    King Curtis created some of his greatest sides ever for ATCO Records, where he spent his time on earth creating some of the most masterful and funkiest soul music ever waxed. In 1968, he was honored with his first greatest hits collection simply titled "The Best of King Curtis." This stunning array of his most memorable hit singles and stellar album staples continues to illustrate how important a force he was then and still is today, over four decades since!


    "The Best of King Curtis" features a heavy menu of his finest moments like the funk infused "Harper Valley P.T.A." and Stevie Wonder's "I Was Made To Love Her", the definitive balladry of Ben E. King's "Spanish Harlem", and of course his chart toppers "Ode To Billie Joe" "Soul Serenade" and a definitive tribute to his friend Otis Redding with "(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay" which truly opened up a worldwide audience to this sorely missed genius.


    This 1968 Greatest Hits LP hasn't been available on vinyl for many decades... that is until now! Friday Music is very proud to announce for the first time ever the stunning 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of The Best Of King Curtis. Mastered impeccably from the original ATCO Records tapes by Joe "Philly Soul" Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood, these classic tracks truly reach sonic heights in the audiophile vinyl domain.


    To further enhance your listening enjoyment, we have also included the original artwork elements by Loring Eutemey and the classic photo of King Curtis by Stephen Paley.


    The soul lives on here at the Friday Music label, and as with our recent original pioneering soul albums from Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett, The Spinners and others, we feel this stunning King Curtis 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl will be a much anticipated and welcomed release to all the soul, funk and rock audiophile vinyl fans.

    1. Harper Valley P.T.A
    2. Ode To Billy Joe
    3. Soul Serenade
    4. I Heard It Through The Grapevine
    5. (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay
    6. Memphis Soul Stew
    7. Spanish Harlem
    8. Jump Back
    9. Something On Your Mind
    10. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
    11. Makin' Hey
    12. I Was Made To Love Her
    King Curtis
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  • King Curtis: Live At Fillmore West King Curtis: Live At Fillmore West Quick View

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    King Curtis: Live At Fillmore West

    Live At Fillmore West is the ultimate King Curtis live album, a brilliant confirmation of the saxophonist's place in popular music. This is the stuff of Soul legends that belongs in any record collection.


    The album showcases three concerts he played with his band The Kingpins at the Fillmore West venue in San Francisco in March 1971. Those nights, the group supported Soul singer Aretha Franklin, as were they her backing band. Famed for their outstanding rhythmic interplay, the group of seasoned session men featured a.o. Cornell Dupree on guitar, Billy Preston on electric organ and Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie on drums, supported by the inimitable Memphis Horns.


    Curtis rips through some of the biggest hits of the day including Stevie Wonder's Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours) and Led Zeppelin's Whole Lotta Love, transforming them into showcases for the group's soulful playing. Beautiful renditions of A Whiter Shade Of Pale and I Stand Accused are highlights, and full-throttle rockers like Changes and Memphis Soul Stew comprise the heart of the album.


    Tragically only a week after its release, Curtis was stabbed to death outside his brownstone apartment in New York following an argument with two junkies. The day after he died the album peaked at No. 54 on the Billboard 200 album chart, his greatest success as a solo artist.

    1. Memphis Soul Stew
    2. A Whiter Shade Of Pale
    3. Whole Lotta Love
    4. I Stand Accused
    5. Changes
    6. Ode To Billie Joe
    7. Mr. Bojangles
    8. Signed Sealed Delivered I'm Yours
    9. Soul Serenade
    King Curtis
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  • Make The Road By Walking (Awaiting Repress) Make The Road By Walking (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Make The Road By Walking (Awaiting Repress)

    The Menahan Street Band is a collaboration of musicians from Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, El Michels Affair, Antibalas and the Budos Band, brought together by musician/producer Thomas Brenneck (Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Budos Band, Amy Winehouse) to record hits in the bedroom of his Menahan St. apartment in Bushwick, Brooklyn. With influences reaching beyond the funk/soul/afrobeat architecture of their own projects with the more ethereal realms of Curtis Mayfield and Mulatu Astatke, the Menahan Street Band creates a unique new instrumental soul sound that is as raw as it is lush.
    1. Make the Road by Walking
    2. Tired of Fighting
    3. Home Again!
    4. Montego Sunset
    5. Karina
    6. Traitor
    7. Contender
    8. Birds
    9. Esma
    10. Going the Distance [From Rocky]
    Menahan Street Band
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    Second Helping

    200-gram vinyl pressing by Quality Record Pressings!


    Mastered by Kevin Gray at Cohearent Audio


    Sleeved in a tip-on jacket


    Driven by core members Gary Rossington (guitar), Johnny Van Zant (vocals) and Rickey Medlocke (guitar), along with longtime drummer Michael Cartellone, Lynyrd Skynyrd's legacy goes back some 35 years ago to Jacksonville, Fla., and was halted for a decade by the 1977 plane crash that killed three band members, including Ronnie Van Zant and Steve Gaines. Since then, the band tragically lost Allen Collins, Leon Wilkeson and Huey Thomasson, yet they rock on. With the recent passing of founding member/keyboardist Billy Powell and longtime bassist Ean Evans, a lot of people probably expected us to say enough is enough, admits Medlocke. But that would not be the way of this Rock & Roll Hall of Fame powerhouse. With a catalog of over 60 albums and sales beyond 30 million, Lynyrd Skynyrd remains a cultural icon that appeals to all generations.


    This Lynyrd Skynyrd 1974 album follows the success of Free Bird and Gimme Three Steps from their 1973 debut and features their biggest hit single, Sweet Home Alabama, an answer to Neil Young's Southern Man and Alabama. The song reached No. 8 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in August 1974. Second Helping also featured Don't Ask Me No Questions, Workin' for MCA and Call Me The Breeze, the latter of which includes an acclaimed piano solo. Backed by a tight rhythm section and the mighty three-guitar attack of Allen Collins, Ed King and Gary Rossington, singer Ronnie Van Zant turns in a legendary performance on the urgent blues ballad I Need You, the cautionary The Needle And The Spoon and The Ballad Of Curtis Loew.


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    1. Sweet Home Alabama
    2. I Need You
    3. Don't Ask Me No Questions
    4. Workin' For MCA
    5. The Ballad Of Curtis Loew
    6. Swamp Music
    7. The Needle And The Spoon
    8. Call Me The Breeze
    Lynyrd Skynyrd
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  • Soul Twist Soul Twist Quick View

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    Soul Twist

    Side One
    1 Soul Twist
    2 Twisting Time
    3 What'd Say
    4 I Know
    5 Sack O' Woe Twist
    6 Camp Meting
    Side Two
    1 Wobble Twist 2 Irresistable You
    3 Big Dipper
    4 Twisting With The King
    5 Midnight Blue
    King Curtis
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  • Instant Groove Instant Groove Quick View

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    Instant Groove

    Side One



    1. Instant Groove

    2. Hey Joe

    3. Foot Pattin'

    4. Wichita Lineman

    5. Games People Play
    6. Sing a Simple Song


    Side Two



    1. The Weight
    2. La Jeanne
    3. Little Green Apples
    4. Somewhere
    5. Hold Me Tight

    6. Hey Jude

    King Curtis
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  • Live At The Harlem Square Club Live At The Harlem Square Club Quick View

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    Live At The Harlem Square Club

    Ranked 443/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Import

    Remastered


    Live at the Harlem Square Club is a classic live album by soul singer Sam Cooke, backed by
    King Curtis, Clifton White and Cornell Dupree to name a few. Although recorded in 1963, the LP
    first saw the light in 1985. Live at the Harlem Square Club easily stands the test of time next
    to albums such as James Browns Live at the Apollo or Jackie Wilsons Live at the Copa.


    This 180 grams audiophile edition contains the most recent remastered audio version (2005)
    for the first time on vinyl ever!

    Side A


    1 Soul Twist/Introduction
    2 Feel It (Don't Fight It)
    3 Chain Gang
    4 Cupid
    5 It's All Right/For Sentimental Reasons
    6 Twistin' The Night Away


    Side B


    1 Somebody Have Mercy
    2 Bring It On Home To Me
    3 Nothing Can Change This Love
    4 Having A Party

    Sam Cooke
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  • The New Scene Of King Curtis The New Scene Of King Curtis Quick View

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    The New Scene Of King Curtis

    Recorded in 1960 in the Rudy Van Gelder studio, this amazing session is a rare example of the legendary R&B saxophonist King Curtis playing in a jazz setting. Although Curtis is best known for his work on seminal early sides like the Coasters' "Yakety Yak", and as a backing musician for the likes of Aretha Franklin and Wilson Pickett, Curtis proves here that his immense talent was not limited by genre. Featuring Nat Adderley on trumpet, Wynton Kelly on piano, Paul Chambers on bass and Oliver Jackson on drums, Curtis plays four original compositions and the standard "Willow Weep For Me", and while this session is not necessarily groundbreaking, it still represents some of the best jazz of the era!
    1. Da Duh Dah
    2. Have You Heard
    3. Willow Weep For Me
    4. Little Brother Soul
    5. In A Funky Groove
    King Curtis
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  • Aretha Live At Fillmore West (Speakers Corner) Aretha Live At Fillmore West (Speakers Corner) Quick View

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    Aretha Live At Fillmore West (Speakers Corner)

    Live recordings come up with extremely different results: most of them land in the rubbish bin, some of them are available as bootleg copies when a star's career has ended and are passed on conspiratorially from one excited collector to another. Only a very few conserve real spirit and sheer enthusiasm, which no arranger or sound mixer can conjure up in the studio.


    But even more sensational was Aretha Franklin's guest appearance at the Fillmore West, the legendary concert hall in San Francisco, which closed down shortly afterwards. Everyone knew who was going to perform, and yet everything was quite different on these three nights in the spring of 1971: her usual show band was left behind in Detroit and she appeared with King Curtis And The Kingpins - one of the most impressive bands around - accompanied by the trailblazers Cornel Dupree (g) and Bernard Purdie (dr). The Memphis Horns, a fantastic horn section, blast away in the background, their keen as a razor backings rising up to soaring heights. From Billy Preston's fingertips on the organ flows an aura of spiritual energy and Ray Charles, who by chance (but how fortuitous!) was among the audience also got his appearance in the telling title Spirit In The Dark. No words need be lost about the queen on the cover. For without the superb albums of the late Sixties, Aretha Franklin would never have become the USA's first sister of soul nor would she have appeared in the Fillmore West.


    Musicians:

    Aretha Franklin, Ray Charles (vocals, electric piano)

    King Curtis (tenor saxophone, soprano saxophone)

    Billy Preston (organ)

    Truman Thomas (Electric Piano)

    Cornell Dupree (guitar)

    Jerry Jemmot (bass)

    Bernard Purdie (drums)

    Pancho Morales (conga)



    Recording: February 1975 live at Fillmore West, San Francisco, by Ray Thompson

    Production: Jerry Wexler and Arif Mardin

    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. Respect
    2. Love The One You're With
    3. Bridge Over Troubled Water
    4. Eleanor Rigby
    5. Make It With You
    6. Don't Play That Song
    7. Dr. Feelgood
    8. Spirit In The Dark
    9. Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)
    Aretha Franklin
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  • Aretha Live At Fillmore West Aretha Live At Fillmore West Quick View

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    Aretha Live At Fillmore West

    Aretha Franklin's 1971 album Live at Fillmore West was a seminal soul breakthrough. It finally cemented her status beyond soul audiences and it matched her with a phenomenal rhythm section in King Curtis and the Kingpins. Franklin adroitly mixed pop, rock, and soul material throughout the three nights, including Stephen Stills' ''Love The One You're With,'' and Bread's ''Make It With You,'' and the Beatles' ''Eleanor Rigby,'' as well as true favorites ''Respect,'' ''Don't Play That Song,'' and ''Spirit in the Dark,'' which brought Ray Charles out of the audience for a spirited duet. Deluxe gatefold sleeve featuring photos from the concert and new liner notes by Down Beat contributor Mitch Myers (including fresh interviews with original album producers Jerry Wexler and Arif Mardin). Original cover art. 180 gram HQ vinyl
    1. Respect
    2. Love The One You're With
    3. Bridge Over Troubled Water
    4. Eleanor Rigby
    5. Make It With You
    6. Don't Play That Song
    7. Dr. Feelgood
    8. Spirit In The Dark
    9. Reach Out And Touch (Somebody's Hand)
    Aretha Franklin
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  • Plays The Great Memphis Hits Plays The Great Memphis Hits Quick View

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    Plays The Great Memphis Hits

    King Curtis pays tribute to the great Memphis Hits!
    1. Knock On Wood
    2. Good To Me
    3. Hold On, I'm Comin'
    4. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
    5. Green Onions
    6. You Don't Miss Your Water
    7. Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)
    8. In The Midnight Hour
    9. The Dog
    10. I've Been Loving You Too Long
    11. Last Night
    12. Jump Back
    King Curtis
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  • The Shirelles and King Curtis Give a Twist Party (On Sale) The Shirelles and King Curtis Give a Twist Party (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    The Shirelles and King Curtis Give a Twist Party (On Sale)

    In 1962, the twist was EVERYWHERE. Artists from Joey Dee to Frank Sinatra (?!) were all chasing the craze, feverishly recording twist-able platters to meet the dance floor demand. Saxophone great King Curtis didn't sleep on the trend, scoring a major hit with "Soul Twist" along with several other twist-themed singles. Thus, it was only natural that he should team up with the country's #1 girl group, The Shirelles, themselves in the middle of an incredible run of chart-topping singles. This inspired pairing resulted in the Shirelles' second LP release of 1962, The Shirelles and King Curtis Give a Twist Party.


    And what a party it is! The album's eleven tracks mix scorching instrumentals with vocal numbers, never once stopping for air. Curtis' gritty sax tone combines with The Shirelles' dulcet harmonies for a one-of-a-kind sound that will have everyone in the house on their feet, wearing through shoe leather. Sourced from the original Scepter analog master, this Sundazed reissue is destined to become a "go to" LP for your next soirÉe. Because when The Shirelles and King Curtis Give a Twist Party, the only acceptable RSVP is YES!!!"

    1. Mama, Here Comes The Bride
    2. Take The Last Train Home (Instrumental)
    3. Welcome Home Baby
    4. I've Got A Woman
    5. I Still Want You
    6. Take The Last Train Home (Vocal)
    7. Love Is A Swinging Thing
    8. Ooh Poo Pah Doo
    9. New Orleans
    10. Mister Twister
    11. Potato Chips
    The Shirelles & King Curtis
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  • King Bullard Version: Songs of the BOS Label King Bullard Version: Songs of the BOS Label Quick View

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    King Bullard Version: Songs of the BOS Label

    On Cleveland's late '60s gospel scene, the BOS label was the refined, professional ying to Boddie's lo-fi yang, galloping to the fore bearing a torch for Curtis Mayfield's robe-wearing roots. Founded by gospel impresario James Bullard, BOS is the first chapter in story that includes stints producing major spiritual albums for the Birthright, Roadshow, and Word labels. BOS got its start inside Lester Johnson and Bill Branch's Way Out concern, running the devotional wing of Cleveland's largest black-owned record company, and picking up a ton of Way Out's soulful flavor in the process. Compiled here are BOS's less traditional moments-12 bridges between FM R&B and AM sermons from a time when those worlds were splitting apart.
    1. Sensational Saints - The War Is Over
    2. Trumplettes - My Life Will Be Sweeter
    3. Mighty Imperials - Unity
    4. Trumpelettes - I've Been To The Top Of The Mountain
    5. Mighty Imperials - We Need Him Now
    6. Sensational Saint - Walk Through The Valley
    7. BOS Singers - Move Satan
    8. Capitalaires - Glory, Glory
    9. Southern Echoes - Why Am I Treated So Bad
    10. Philip Brown The Friendly Seven - I Had A Talk
    11. Trumpelettes - You Don't Know My Trouble
    12. Southern Echoes - Burden Down
    Various Artists
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  • Plays The Great Memphis Hits (180 Gram) Plays The Great Memphis Hits (180 Gram) Quick View

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    Plays The Great Memphis Hits (180 Gram)

    180 Gram Vinyl


    King Curtis pays tribute to the great Memphis hits!

    1. Knock On Wood
    2. Good To Me
    3. Hold On, I'm Comin'
    4. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
    5. Green Onions
    6. You Don't Miss Your Water
    7. Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)
    8. In The Midnight Hour
    9. The Dog
    10. I've Been Loving You Too Long
    11. Last Night
    12. Jump Back
    King Curtis
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    Plays The Great Memphis Hits (Colored Vinyl)

    Colored Vinyl


    King Curtis pays tribute to the great Memphis hits!

    1. Knock On Wood
    2. Good To Me
    3. Hold On, I'm Comin'
    4. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
    5. Green Onions
    6. You Don't Miss Your Water
    7. Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa-Fa (Sad Song)
    8. In The Midnight Hour
    9. The Dog
    10. I've Been Loving You Too Long
    11. Last Night
    12. Jump Back
    King Curtis
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  • Slim's Shout Slim's Shout Quick View

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    Slim's Shout

    You wouldn't think that transporting one of Chicago's reigning piano patriarchs to Englewood Cliffs, NJ would produce such a fine album, but this 1960 set cooks from beginning to end. Sunnyland Slim's swinging New York rhythm section has no trouble following his bedrock piano, and the estimable King Curtis peels off diamond-hard tenor sax solos in the great Texas tradition that also mesh seamlessly.

    -All Music Guide
    1. I'm Prison Bound
    2. Slim's Shout
    3. The Devil Is a Busy Man
    4. Brown Skin Woman
    5. Shake It
    6. Everytime I Get To Drinking*
    7. Decoration Day
    8. Baby How Long
    9. Sunnyland Special
    10. Harlem Can't Be Heaven
    11. It's You Baby
    12. Tired of You Clowning*


    *Bonus Tracks

    Sunnyland Slim
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  • Aretha Arrives Aretha Arrives Quick View

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    Aretha Arrives

    Sundazed is proud to announce the reissue of a classic soul album by one of the most respect-ed female singers of any era: Aretha Arrives by Aretha Franklin and The Queen Alone. An exact reproduction of this legendary album on audiophile 180-gram vinyl, cut directly from the original Atlantic analog masters. 1967's Aretha Arrives, a stunning release from this Detroit-raised, gospel-influenced soul goddess, is jam-packed with Aretha strutting her stuff in front of King Curtis and the Muscle Shoals house band. She Aretha-fies everything from Satisfaction and 96 Tears to the Frank Sinatra smash That's Life and Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around), written by her sister, Carolyn Franklin -to create a firestorm of funky sounds that's impossible to resist.
    1. Satisfaction
    2. You Are My Sunshine
    3. Never Let Me Go

    4. 96 Tears
    5. Prove It
    6. Night Life
    7. That's Life
    8. Wonder
    9. Ain't Nobody (Gonna Turn Me Around)
    10. Going Down Slow
    11. Baby, I Love You
    Aretha Franklin
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  • Dusty In Memphis Dusty In Memphis Quick View

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    Dusty In Memphis

    Ranked 89/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Britain's greatest pop diva Dusty Springfield was the finest white soul singer of her era and this landmark Atlantic Records album from 1969 is a masterpiece, a perfect marriage of pop and soul...contains her top 10 hit Son Of A Preacher Man plus several other hit singles and classic tracks...


    Originally released in 1969, the concept for Dusty In Memphis was to take England's reigning female soul queen to the home of the music which had inspired her. Produced by Atlantic's Jerry Wexler and Arif Mardin and engineered by Tom Dowd, the record's highlights include Son Of A Preacher Man, So Much Love, Breakfast In Bed, Just One Smile, I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore and Just A Little Lovin'. Springfield is backed by a crack band that had previously worked with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, King Curtis and Elvis Presley among others. The musicians - collectively known as the Memphis Cats - include guitarist Reggie Young, bassist Tommy Cogbill, drummer Gene Chrismann, pianist Bobby Wood and Bobby Emmons on organ and electric piano. Songwriting contributions came from, among others, Randy Newman, Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Dusty Springfield is one of the finest white soul singers of her era, and this is the undisputed proof.

    1. Just A Little Lovin'
    2. So Much Love
    3. Son Of A Preacher Man
    4. I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore
    5. Don't Forget About Me
    6. Breakfast In Bed
    7. Just One Smile
    8. The Windmills Of Your Mind
    9. In The Land Of Make Believe
    10. No Easy Way Down
    11. I Can't Make It Alone
    Dusty Springfield
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    Dusty In Memphis

    Ranked 89/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Britain's greatest pop diva Dusty Springfield was the finest white soul singer of her era and this landmark Atlantic Records album from 1969 is a masterpiece, a perfect marriage of pop and soul...contains her top 10 hit Son Of A Preacher Man plus several other hit singles and classic tracks...


    Originally released in 1969, the concept for Dusty In Memphis was to take England's reigning female soul queen to the home of the music which had inspired her. Produced by Atlantic's Jerry Wexler and Arif Mardin and engineered by Tom Dowd, the record's highlights include Son Of A Preacher Man, So Much Love, Breakfast In Bed, Just One Smile, I Don't Want To Hear It Anymore and Just A Little Lovin'. Springfield is backed by a crack band that had previously worked with Aretha Franklin, Wilson Pickett, King Curtis and Elvis Presley among others. The musicians - collectively known as the Memphis Cats - include guitarist Reggie Young, bassist Tommy Cogbill, drummer Gene Chrismann, pianist Bobby Wood and Bobby Emmons on organ and electric piano. Songwriting contributions came from, among others, Randy Newman, Carole King, Gerry Goffin, Barry Mann and Cynthia Weil. Dusty Springfield is one of the finest white soul singers of her era, and this is the undisputed proof.


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    1. Just a Little Lovin'
    2. So Much Love
    3. Son of a Preacher Man
    4. I Don't Want to Hear It Anymore
    5. Don't Forget About Me
    6. Breakfast In Bed
    7. Just One Smile
    8. The Windmills of Your Mind
    9. In the Land of Make Believe
    10. No Easy Way Down
    11. I Can't Make It Alone
    12. Willie and Laura Mae Jones
    13. Hi-De-Ho (That Old Sweet Roll)
    14. What Do You Do When Love Dies
    Dusty Springfield
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    Face Your Fear (Pre-Order)

    CURTIS HARDING could best be described as a student
    of the gritty, sweat-dripping, hip-swinging blues that
    wafted through the air of the American sixties. The offspring
    of a mother who sang gospel, and a retired veteran,
    he traveled all over the country as a child, singing
    alongside his parents, learning that music was in fact the
    great communicator, and that the key was not just in how
    pretty the notes were, but how if you were honest in what
    you were singing, you could stir a person on the inside.
    This is what Otis Redding knew. What Sam Cooke, and
    Bo Diddley, and B. B. King knew. That somehow there
    was a way to take your experiences, your pain and joy,
    and give them melody, cause them to live and breathe
    and massage the hearts and minds of all those who hear.
    That is what CURTIS HARDING does on his new album,
    Face Your Fear. He figures out how to tap into the old
    soul man of the past without mimicking or bastardizing
    it, but instead evoking the spirit of the true Soul music of
    yesterday, meshed with the realities of now. With a little
    production help from his friends Sam Cohen and Danger
    Mouse, CURTIS HARDING has put together a collection
    of tunes that NME described as "soul-meets-garage pop
    perfection."
    1. Wednesday Morning Atonement
    2. Face Your Fear
    3. On And On
    4. Go As You Are
    5. Till The End
    6. Need Your Love
    7. Dream Girl
    8. Welcome To My World
    9. Ghost Of You
    10. Need My Baby
    11. As I Am
    Curtis Harding
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
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    The Best of Donny Hathaway


    The Donny Hathaway/friday Music 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Begins!


    Celebrate The Soulful Singer & Songwriter's Greatest Hits


    First Time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl!


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe "Philly Soul" Reagoso From The Original ATCO Records Tapes.


    Featuring The Rare Appearances Of This Christmas And You Were Meant For Me On Vinyl.


    Featuring Chart Topping Duets With Roberta Flack


    Donny Hathaway will be forever known as one of the leading voices of the
    70's soul renaissance and truly one of the more championed songwriters during his
    short lifetime. Thanks to today's respect and care given to his music by a whole new
    generation of musicians and fans, Donny Hathaway forever reigns as one of soul's
    pioneers. Much like Ray Charles, Otis Redding, and other superstars before him,
    Donny had the necessary ingredients of a stellar voice/musicianship and songwriting
    acumen which successfully reached across all gospel, soul, rock and pop genres


    Donny Hathaway created some of the greatest sides ever for ATCO, where he
    spent his time on earth creating some of the most masterful and beautiful soul music
    ever waxed.


    In 1978, Donny was honored with his first greatest hits collection simply titled
    The Best of Donny Hathaway. This stunning array of his most memorable hit singles
    and stellar album staples, most of them featuring Joel Dorn, Billy Cobham, Arif Mardin,
    Jerry Wexler, Eric Gale, Bernard Purdie, King Curtis, Doc Gibbs and Cornell Dupree,
    continues to illustrate how important a force he was then and still is today, over four
    decades since!


    The Best of Donny Hathaway features a heavy menu of his finest moments like
    the funk infused The Ghetto, the definitive balladry of Leon Russell's A Song For You,
    and of course his duet chart topper with Roberta Flack Where Is The Love, which truly
    opened up a worldwide audience to this sorely missed genius.


    Even more classics abound as you'll hear the only vinyl release versions of
    his beautiful last top charting r&b ballad You Were Meant For Me and his standard
    holiday gem This Christmas. The fine LP also includes one of the more poignant songs
    of our time Someday We'll All Be Free which is truly a milestone song for this artist.
    This 1978 Greatest Hits LP hasn't been available on vinyl for many decades... that
    is until now!


    Friday Music is very proud to announce for the first time ever the stunning 180
    Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of The Best Of Donny Hathaway. Mastered impeccably
    from the original ATCO Records tapes by Joe "Philly Soul" Reagoso at Friday Music
    Studios and Capitol Mastering in Hollywood, these classic tracks truly reach sonic
    heights in the audiophile vinyl domain. We have also included the original artwork
    elements by Sandi Young, the classic illustration of Donny Hathaway by Norman
    Green, as well as the original back cover studio session information not seen in LP
    cover form in years!


    The soul lives on here at the Friday Music label, and as with our recent original
    pioneering soul albums from Ray Charles, Aretha Franklin, Solomon Burke, Wilson
    Pickett and others, we feel this stunning Donny Hathaway 180 Gram Audiophile
    Vinyl will be a much anticipated and welcomed release to all the soul, funk and rock
    audiophile vinyl fans.


    Take It From Me .Someday We'll All Be Free

    1. You Were Meant For Me
    2. A Song For You
    3. You've Got A Friend (Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack)
    4. Someday We'll All Be Free
    5. Giving Up
    6. Where Is The Love (Donny Hathaway & Roberta Flack)
    7. The Ghetto
    8. Valdez In The Country
    9. This Christmas
    Donny Hathaway
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    West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology (Awaiting Repress)

    LPs Cut from the Original Masters at Sterling Sound by Iconic Engineer George Marino



    58-Track Behemoth Includes 45 Previously Unreleased Hendrix Studio and Live Recordings



    Hendrix's Journey Traced in Music: From Little-Known R&B Sideman to Rock Superstar



    Ultimate Hendrix Set is the Jewel of Legacy's Catalog Restoration Project



    The wave of newly re-mastered, all-analog Jimi Hendrix titles culminates in the long awaited release of West Coast Seattle Boy: The Jimi Hendrix Anthology. This definitive career-spanning 8-LP Box Set tracks Hendrixs remarkable journey from R&B sideman to international guitar hero. The deluxe set is filled with previously unreleased Jimi Hendrix Experience recordings plus demos, alternate takes, and more. This newly assembled Jimi Hendrix anthology also includes a new Hendrix documentary DVD, directed by the Grammy award-winning Bob Smeaton (Beatles Anthology, Festival Express, and Beatles: The Studio Recordings). The LPs have been cut from the original masters at Sterling Sound in Manhattan by iconic engineer George Marino.



    This long-awaited career-spanning box set tracks Hendrix's remarkable journey from little known R&B sideman to international stardom through an unprecedented assemblage of previously unavailable recordings. West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology is not a collection of existing Hendrix albums but instead 45 unreleased Hendrix live and studio recordings including demos and alternate versions of songs from Are You Experienced, Axis: Bold As Love, and Electric Ladyland.



    West Coast Seattle Boy includes Hendrixs never before heard version of Bob Dylans 'Tears Of Rage, solo acoustic recordings of Electric Ladyland favorites like Long Hot Summer Night and 1983 (A Merman I Shall Turn To Be) as well as never before heard live performances from Berkeley and the legendary Band Of Gypsys Fillmore East concert on New Year's Eve 1969 combined together with such new Hendrix songs as Hear My Freedom, Hound Dog Blues, Lonely Avenue and more.



    A centerpiece achievement in Legacy Recordings' monumental Jimi Hendrix catalog project, West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology is the first Hendrix collection to bring fans access to a comprehensive treasure trove of fresh material -- including demos, alternate takes, live concert jewels and more -- from all phases of the artist's recording career (1964 -1970). It offers the most complete collection of Jimi's pre-Experience R&B performances (including his singles with the Isley Brothers, Little Richard, Don Covay, King Curtis and more) to ever be officially anthologized, while bringing together the most comprehensive and revelatory set of fully realized songs, never before heard live performances, alternate studio takes, acoustic and electric demos, and other rarities drawn from every chapter of Hendrix's remarkable life and career.



    The newly curated and assembled West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology also includes Jimi Hendrix Voodoo Child, a new 90-minute documentary directed by the multiple Grammy-award winning Bob Smeaton (Beatles Anthology, Festival Express, Beatles: The Studio Recordings, Band of Gypsys). An autobiographical journey told in the legendary musician's own words as read by Parliament-Funkadelic's Bootsy Collins, the film incorporates interviews with Hendrix, coupled with the artist's letters, writings and recordings to provide new insight into one of the most enduring icons of popular culture.



    The documentary features some of Jimi's greatest performances as well as rare and never before seen footage and photos including--for the first time ever--examples from the Hendrix family archive of the late guitarists personal drawings, postcards home to his father, song drafts, sketches, and lyrics.



    Who better to tell the incredible story of a man's life than the man himself? Jimi was amazing and only his music, with tones and textures that he conjured, can capture the colorful and expansive essence of his time here on earth. I am enthralled with this all-encompassing new anthology which not only illuminates his years on both sides of the Atlantic and beautifully reveals his versatility as a performer, from his R&B origins to his explosion on the pop culture scene, but highlights who he was for those who knew and loved him, says Janie Hendrix, President and CEO of Experience Hendrix and co-producer of West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology.



    An essential and historic addition to the Jimi Hendrix catalog, West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology brings together, for the first time, many of Hendrix's earliest commercial recordings, providing a rare glimpse of the rising rock guitar hero through a series of stellar sideman performances on a set of highly collectible pre-Experience R&B singles.

    Included on the first 2LPs of West Coast Seattle Boy:


    1. Isley Brothers - Testify (1964
    2. Don Covay & the Goodtimers - Mercy, Mercy (1964 - #1 Cashbox R&B - #35 Billboard Hot 100)
    3. Don Covay & the Goodtimers - Can't Stay Away (1964)
    4. Rosa Lee Brooks - My Diary (1965 - written by Arthur Lee)
    5. Rosa Lee Brooks - Utee (1965)
    6. Little Richard - I Don't Know What You Got But It's Got Me (1965)
    7. Little Richard - Dancing All Around The World (1965)
    8. Frank Howard & The Commanders - I'm So Glad (1966 - written by Billy Cox)
    9. Isley Brothers - Move Over And Let Me Dance (1965)
    10. Isley Brothers - Have You Ever Been Disappointed (1965)
    11. Ray Sharpe - Help Me (Get The Feeling) (Part I) (1966)
    12. The Icemen - (My Girl) She's A Fox (1966)
    13. Jimmy Norman - That Little Old Groovemaker (1966)
    14. Billy Lamont - Sweet Thang (1968)
    15. King Curtis - Instant Groove (1969)


    The third and fourth LPs of West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology focus on 1967-68 and Hendrix's breakout sessions with the Jimi Hendrix Experience:

    16. Fire (1967) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    17. Are You Experienced (1967) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    18. May This Be Love (1967) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    19. Can You See Me (1967) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    20. Love Or Confusion (1967) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    21. Little One (1967) - Previously Unreleased Recording (featuring Dave Mason on sitar)
    22. Mr. Bad Luck (1967) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    23. Cat Talking To Me (1967) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    24. Castles Made Of Sand (1967) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    25. Tears Of Rage (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    26. Hear My Train A Comin' (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    27. 1983 (A Merman I Shall Turn To Be) (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    28. Long Hot Summer Night (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    29. My Friend (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    30. Angel (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    31. Calling All The Devil's Children (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    32. New Rising Sun (1968) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording


    The fifth and sixth LPs of West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology revisit 1968-1969, both a peak and pivotal period for Hendrix in which the artist was exploring bold new directions on stage and in the studio:

    33. Hear My Freedom (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    34. Room Full Of Mirrors (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    35. Shame, Shame, Shame (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    36. Messenger (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    37. Hound Dog Blues (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    38. Untitled Basic Track (1968) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    39. Star Spangled Banner (1969) - Previously Unreleased Original Mix
    40. Purple Haze (1969) - Previously Unreleased Original Mix
    41. Young/Hendrix (1969) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    42. Mastermind (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    43. Message To Love (1969) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    44. Fire (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    45. Foxey Lady (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording


    Opening with Hendrix's incendiary New Year's Eve performance of Stone Free at New York's Fillmore East on December 31, 1969 and closing with a previously unheard recording from Hendrix alone in his Greenwich Village apartment in 1970, the seventh and eighth LPs of West Coast Seattle Boy - The Jimi Hendrix Anthology provides a fascinating portrait of an artist at his fiery best, working on the future:
    46. Stone Free (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    47. Burning Desire (1970) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    48. Lonely Avenue (1969) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    49. Everlasting First (1970) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording (featuring Arthur Lee)
    50. Freedom (1970) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    51. Peter Gunn/Catastrophe (1970) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    52. In From The Storm (1970) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    53. All God's Children (1970) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    54. Red House (1970) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    55. Play That Riff [Thank You] (1970) - Previously Unreleased Recording
    56. Bolero (1970) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    57. Hey Baby (New Rising Sun) - Previously Unreleased Alternate Recording
    58. Suddenly November Morning (1970) - Previously Unreleased Recording

    Jimi Hendrix
    $99.99
    Vinyl LP - Limited Edition 8 LP Box Set Sealed AWAITING REPRESS Buy Now
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    Woman In Gold (Soundtrack)

    The soundtrack album for the drama Woman In Gold features the film's original music composed by Martin Phipps (Brighton Rock, Harry Brown) and Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Inception, Gladiator, Interstellar).


    The film is directed by Simon Curtis and stars Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern and Frances Fisher. The movie follows an elderly Jewish woman who fled Vienna during World War II and, sixty years later, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis. The film was screened in the Berlinale Special Galas section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.


    Coming from a musical background, Martin Phipps has gone on to write music for many of the most interesting series of recent years, winning 2 BAFTAs & 3 Ivor Novello Awards. Hans Zimmer has received 9 Academy Award nominations, and has composed music for over 100 films up to date.

    1. ''O Mary Don't You Weep''
    2. Hotel Jazz
    3. ''Deh, Vieni Alla Finestra''
    4. Restless
    5. Maria Altman
    6. The Belvedere
    7. Vienna
    8. Randy Schoenberg
    9. Open The Door
    10. Apotheke
    11. Fleeing Vienna
    12. Flight 12 To Cologne
    13. First Hurdle Down
    14. Art Theft
    15. Statues
    16. Final Testimony
    17. The Language Of Our Future
    18. I Lived Here
    Hans Zimmer & Martin Phipps
    $38.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl - Sealed Buy Now
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    Woman In Gold Soundtrack (Colored Vinyl)

    White & Gold Colored Vinyl


    The soundtrack album for the drama Woman In Gold features the film's original music composed by Martin Phipps (Brighton Rock, Harry Brown) and Hans Zimmer (The Dark Knight, The Lion King, Inception, Gladiator, Interstellar).


    The film is directed by Simon Curtis and stars Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, Katie Holmes, Charles Dance, Elizabeth McGovern and Frances Fisher. The movie follows an elderly Jewish woman who fled Vienna during World War II and, sixty years later, starts her journey to retrieve family possessions seized by the Nazis. The film was screened in the Berlinale Special Galas section of the 65th Berlin International Film Festival.


    Coming from a musical background, Martin Phipps has gone on to write music for many of the most interesting series of recent years, winning 2 BAFTAs & 3 Ivor Novello Awards. Hans Zimmer has received 9 Academy Award nominations, and has composed music for over 100 films up to date.

    1. ''O Mary Don't You Weep''
    2. Hotel Jazz
    3. ''Deh, Vieni Alla Finestra''
    4. Restless
    5. Maria Altman
    6. The Belvedere
    7. Vienna
    8. Randy Schoenberg
    9. Open The Door
    10. Apotheke
    11. Fleeing Vienna
    12. Flight 12 To Cologne
    13. First Hurdle Down
    14. Art Theft
    15. Statues
    16. Final Testimony
    17. The Language Of Our Future
    18. I Lived Here
    Hans Zimmer & Martin Phipps
    $38.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl - Sealed Buy Now
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