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  • Thanks I'll Eat It Here Thanks I'll Eat It Here Quick View

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    Thanks I'll Eat It Here


    The Lowell George & Little Feat 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series Begins!


    Lowell George's Final Masterpiece + 1 Bonus Track Not On Original Vinyl


    Featuring Bonnie Raitt, Billy Payne, Richie Hayward, Fred Tackett, Nicky Hopkins, David Foster & More


    Mastered Impeccably By Joe Reagoso From The Original Warner Bros. Tapes


    For an artist who first gained success as a songwriter and moved on to a stunning career with his band of
    renown Little Feat, the late great Lowell George continually proved to be a major force on the music scene for his short
    time on earth. His music transcended all genres of music styles, fusing rock, R&B and folk landscapes with thought
    provoking and stellar lyrical content during his successful reign on the album and radio charts.


    After reaching very successful heights with Little Feat, Lowell decided it was time to record a solo album with
    1979's Thanks I'll Eat It Here.


    Thanks I'll Eat It Here finds Lowell George groovin' back to the earlier boogie and New Orleans rock and R&B
    feel found on his earlier Little Feat albums. Released a very short time before his untimely death, the album included
    his brilliant 20 Million Things, a funk infused Little Feat revisit with Two Trains, plus several inspiring collaborations
    with notable friends like Van Dyke Parks and Little Feat's Fred Tackett, as well as significant cover versions like Allen
    Toussaint's What Do You Want the Girl to Do, which the late artist truly made his own.


    The all-star recording sessions included some of the finest talents and close friends like Bonnie Raitt, John David
    Souther, John Phillips, Jim Keltner, Nicky Hopkins (Quicksilver, Rolling Stones) David Foster, Floyd Sneed and Jimmy
    Greenspoon (Three Dog Night), David Paich and Jeff Porcaro (Toto), and of course a handful of the original Little Feat
    alumni like Richie Hayward, Fred Tackett and Billy Payne.


    Out-of-print on viny for several decades now, Friday Music is very honored to offer Lowell George's first and only
    solo album Thanks I'll Eat It Here/The Deluxe Edition. For this special occasion, we are including the rare original CD
    only release of Heartaches featuring a stellar duet with Valerie Carter.


    In addition to the newly impeccably mastered original recording, we are also enclosing the original LP sized
    artwork elements in a first time rare gatefold cover featuring Neon Park's stunning front cover, as well as liner notes
    from Lowell George to enhance this wonderful and classic self-produced album.


    Mastered impeccably from the original Warner Bros. tapes by Joe Reagoso (Warren Zevon/Boz Scaggs/Elvis
    Presley), this amazing rock classic truly shines once again.


    The legacy of Lowell George continues with his 1979 classic recording Thanks I'll Eat It Here/The Deluxe
    Edition finally available once again on an impeccably mastered LP only from your friends at Friday Music.

    1. What Do You Want the Girl to Do
    2. Honest Man
    3. Two Trains
    4. I Can't Stand the Rain
    5. Cheek to Cheek
    6. Easy Money
    7. 20 Million Things
    8. Find a River
    9. Himmler's Ring
    10. Heartaches
    Lowell George
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    Feats Don't Fail Me Now

    One of those bands that perfectly epitomized so many things about the 1970s, Little Feat created a strangely smooth and sexy pastiche of Southern-spiced blues-rock. Main man Lowell George's undulant slide guitar marked the group's early recordings. His vocals, meanwhile, were distinctive in the manner in which he toyed with vowels as if they were yo-yos, tossing them up and down, this way and that.


    The albums recorded prior to George's 1979 death reflected a jazz influence (albeit one that would grow more pronounced as his influence in the band waned). Being based in Los Angeles also gave them a certain patina they may have lacked if they had been based in, say, Memphis. Feats Don't Fail Me Now features visiting guests Bonnie Raitt and Emmylou Harris and a collection of tight, wryly observant songs. Don't Fail Me's 1973 predecessor, Dixie Chicken, is generally seen as Little Feat's must-have outing, but this album, too, holds up a stunningly strong demonstration the appeal of the band's rock-blues-jazz hybrid. --Lorry Fleming

    1. Rock & Roll Doctor
    2. Oh Atlanta
    3. Skin it Back
    4. Down the Road
    5. Spanish Moon
    6. Feats Don't Fail Me Now
    7. The Fan
    8. Medley: Cold Cold Cold/Tripe Face Boogie
    Little Feat
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  • Sailin' Shoes (On Sale) Sailin' Shoes (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Sailin' Shoes (On Sale)

    Released in 1972, Little Feat's groundbreaking sophomore album, Sailin Shoes displayed an extraordinary growth in the band from their critically praised 1971 self-titled debut. Sailin' Shoes was the final recording made by the original quartet and it features a stellar set of songs from Lowell George (Mothers Of Invention) that included Willin, Cold, Cold, Cold, Tripe Face Boogie, Apolitical Blues and Teenage Nervous Breakdown among others. Now avaiable on Mobile Fidelity Numbered Limited Edition 180g Vinyl!


    This title is not eligible for further discount.

    1. Easy To Slip
    2. Cold, Cold, Cold
    3. Trouble
    4. Tripe Face Boogie
    5. Willin'
    6. A Apolitical Blues
    7. Sailin' Shoes
    8. Teenage Nervous Breakdown
    9. Got No Shadow
    10. Cat Fever
    11. Texas Rose Cafe
    Little Feat
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  • As Time Goes By: The Very Best Of Little Feat As Time Goes By: The Very Best Of Little Feat Quick View

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    As Time Goes By: The Very Best Of Little Feat

    As Time Goes By: The Very Best of Little Feat is an extraordinary collection that contains almost every essential Little Feat song from their 70s heyday with Lowell George, plus the two hits (Let It Roll, Hate to Lose Your Lovin') from their late-80s comeback. Most of the band's albums are worth hearing, but this is a great introduction for the curious and -- since it features Dixie Chicken, Willin', Two Trains, Fat Man in the Bathtub, Sailin' Shoes, Oh Atlanta and All That You Dream in one place -- it's a great summation of the group's achievements, and George's songwriting talent in particular.


    -Stephen Thomas Erlewine (allmusic.com)

    1. Dixie Chicken
    2. Willin'
    3. Rock 'N' Roll Doctor

    4. Trouble

    5. Sailin' Shoes

    6. Spanish Moon

    7. Feats Don't Fail Me Now

    8. All That You Dream

    9. Long Distance Love
    10. Mercenary Territory

    11. Old Folks Boogie
    12. 20 Million Things
    Little Feat
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    Hot Rats

    By 1969, after releasing a 'mother lode' of Mothers of Invention classics, leader Frank Zappa was ready to breakthrough other musical barriers that were still holding popular music in a conservative headlock.


    Being one if not the first album to be recorded using 16 tracks (twice the number being used at the time on both sides of the Atlantic), Hot Rats became a leading edge in both modern recording technology and the evolution of jazz/rock-fusion. Mostly instrumental, it features six original compositions; three loose jam pieces, the remainder being tight ensemble arrangements. Some of the finest players around come together in varying combinations, all-the-while showcasing Frank Zappa's guitar virtuosity.


    Among others, Lowell George of Little Feat-fame lends guitar, jazz violinists extraordinaire Don 'Sugarcane' Harris and Jean-Luc Ponty plus fellow Mother Ian Underwood's keyboard and woodwind work, complete the leader's advanced vision. Last but not least, the legendary Captain Beefheart brings his unique pipes to the infamous Willie The Pimp.


    Soon to become a concert staple and fan favorite thereafter, Peaches En Regalia is truly a modern jazz standard, eventually covered by the likes of Phish and The Dixie Dregs. Also included are Son of Mr. Green Genes, Little Umbrellas, The Gumbo Variations and It Must Be A Camel. Mastered and cut directly from the original analog master tape by Bernie Grundman under the supervision of Gail Zappa.

    1. Peaches en Regalia
    2. Willie the Pimp
    3. Son of Mr. Green Genes
    4. Little Umbrellas
    5. The Gumbo Variations
    6. It Must Be a Camel
    Frank Zappa
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    On The Eastern Front

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Vinyl


    Live Broadcast From The Final Tour - Tokyo, Japan 1978


    This concert, performed almost exactly one year before Lowell George's untimely passing, is a fine tribute to a master musician and exceptional songwriter, as well as to a legendary band who - despite some unfortunate opinions which may well have been retracted had the opportunity arisen - remained, until the true ending of the classic-line-up, an exceptional and legendary group who continue, almost 40 years later, to delight and fascinate fans old and new.

    LP 1
    1. Skin It Back

    2. Fat Man In The Bathtub

    3. Walkin' All Night

    4. Rock And Roll Doctor

    5. Time Loves A Hero

    6. Day Or Night

    7. Oh, Atlanta

    8. Day At The Dog Races


    LP 2
    1. All That You Dream

    2. Old Folk's Boogie

    3. Dixie Chicken

    4. Tripe Face Boogie

    5. Willin' / Don't Bogart That Joint

    6. Feats Don't Fail Me Now

    7. Rocket In My Pocket

    Little Feat
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  • Life, Love And Faith Life, Love And Faith Quick View

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    Life, Love And Faith

    1972's Life, Love and Faith was Allen Toussaint's first album for Warner Reprise. While a soul record through and through, this effort from the multi-talented New Orleans native shares some of the singer/songwriter vibe of his contemporary labelmates, such as Randy Newman, Joni Mitchell, Lowell George and Little Feat. Stand out tracks include Soul Sister, Victims Of The Darkness and On Your Way Down.
    1. Victims of the Darkness
    2. Am I Expecting Too Much
    3. My Baby Is The Real Thing
    4. Goin Down
    5. She Once Belonged To Me
    6. Out of the City (Into Country Life)
    7. Soul Sister
    8. Fingers and Toes
    9. I've Got To Convince Myself
    10. On Your Way Down
    11. Gone Too Far
    12. Electricity
    Allen Toussaint (Tousan)
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    Extraordinary Light

    Ben Fields is bringing a style of introspective songwriting pioneered by artists like Nick Drake and Van Morrison back into the mainstream. A stylistic homogeny of Harry Nilsson, The Beatles, Curtis Mayfield, and Lowell George gives his debut album, Extraordinary Light (out on June 17), a sound that defined an era.
    1. Extraordinary Light
    2. Matilda
    3. Swede
    4. Fragile Little Heart
    5. Worry
    6. Mostly, He Says
    7. Everything
    8. See You In the Morning Caroline
    9. Sleep Through December
    10. So Stolen By Your Ghost
    Ben Fields
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  • Life, Love And Faith (Colored Vinyl) (Pre-Order) Life, Love And Faith (Colored Vinyl) (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    Life, Love And Faith (Colored Vinyl) (Pre-Order)

    Blue Colored Vinyl

    1972's Life, Love and Faith was Allen Toussaint's first album for Warner Reprise. While a soul record through and through, this effort from the multi-talented New Orleans native shares some of the singer/songwriter vibe of his contemporary labelmates, such as Randy Newman, Joni Mitchell, Lowell George and Little Feat. Stand out tracks include Soul Sister, Victims Of The Darkness and On Your Way Down.On blue vinyl.

    1. Victims of the Darkness
    2. Am I Expecting Too Much
    3. My Baby Is The Real Thing
    4. Goin Down
    5. She Once Belonged To Me
    6. Out of the City (Into Country Life)
    7. Soul Sister
    8. Fingers and Toes
    9. I've Got To Convince Myself
    10. On Your Way Down
    11. Gone Too Far
    12. Electricity
    Allen Toussaint
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    Bottom Of The World

    Bottom of the World is Terry Allen's first studio release in over 14 years. There may be no greater maverick than Terry Allen in all of alt-country music. Allen is a standard-bearer of the Lubbock, TX, country scene. Widely heralded as the most progressive movement in all of contemporary country, digging into modern-day concerns with a gutsy, liberal perspective, while maintaining a firm musical grounding in regional country and folk traditions.


    Allen is perhaps the most ambitious all of the artists coming out of this scene( Joe Ely, Jimmie Dale Gilmore), writing complex song cycles that have been performed with the help of fellow eclectics ranging from Lowell George to David Byrne.

    1. Four Corners
    2. Queenie's Song
    3. Hold on to the House

    4. Do They Dream of Hell in Heaven
    5. Bottom Of The World
    6. Angels of the Wind

    7. Emergency Human Blood Courier
    8. Wake fo the Red Witch
    9. Gift
    10. Sidekick Anthem

    11. Covenant (For Jo Harvey)
    Terry Allen
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    No Secrets

    Everybody's favorite Carly Simon album No Secrets now receives the five star treatment as Friday Music rolls out the exclusive Carly Simon 180g Audiophile Vinyl Series.


    This 1972 platinum plus release forever etched superstar status to Carly's name, as numerous hit singles including the controversial You're So Vain raced to the top of the charts. Features collaborations with Paul McCartney, Lowell George, James Taylor, Klaus Voorman, Nicky Hopkins and Bonnie Bramlett. Remastered from the original Elektra vault tapes impeccably by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and at Capitol Mastering with Ron McMaster.

    1. The Right Thing To Do
    2. The Carter Family
    3. You're So Vain
    4. His Friends Are More Than Fond Of Robin
    5. (We Have) No Secrets
    6. Embrace Me, You Child
    7. Waited So Long
    8. It Was So Easy
    9. Night Owl
    10. When You Close Your Eyes
    Carly Simon
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  • Southern Blood (Awaiting Repress) Southern Blood (Awaiting Repress) Quick View

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    Southern Blood (Awaiting Repress)

    Hardwood Colored Vinyl

    SOUTHERN BLOOD serves as a remarkable final testament from an artist whose contributions have truly shaped rock & roll throughout the past four decades. This is Allman's first all-new recording since 2011's GRAMMY® Award-nominated solo landmark, LOW COUNTRY BLUES.

    Produced by Don Was and recorded in Muscle Shoals where Duane Allman and the earliest seeds of the Allman Brothers Band were sown, Southern Blood is among the most uniquely personal of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer's career. This emotionally expansive collection of songs written by friends and favorite artists including Jackson Browne, Willie Dixon, Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Lowell George and Spooner Oldham & Dan Penn serves as a salutary farewell to his legion of devoted fans and admirers.

    First run limited edition LP comes in deluxe gatefold packaging is pressed on heavyweight specialty hardwood colored vinyl and includes an exclusive portrait lithograph.

    1. My Only True Friend
    2. Once I Was
    3. Going Going Gone
    4. Black Muddy River
    5. I Love The Life I Live
    6. Willin'
    7. Blind Bats And Swamp Rats
    8. Out Of Left Field
    9. Love Like Kerosene
    10. Song For Adam
    Gregg Allman
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    Southern Blood (Pre-Order)

    SOUTHERN BLOOD serves as a remarkable final testament from an artist whose contributions have truly shaped rock & roll throughout the past four decades. This is Allman's first all-new recording since 2011's GRAMMY® Award-nominated solo landmark, LOW COUNTRY BLUES.

    Produced by Don Was and recorded in Muscle Shoals where Duane Allman and the earliest seeds of the Allman Brothers Band were sown, Southern Blood is among the most uniquely personal of the Rock & Roll Hall of Famer's career. This emotionally expansive collection of songs written by friends and favorite artists including Jackson Browne, Willie Dixon, Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Lowell George and Spooner Oldham & Dan Penn serves as a salutary farewell to his legion of devoted fans and admirers.

    1. My Only True Friend
    2. Once I Was
    3. Going Going Gone
    4. Black Muddy River
    5. I Love The Life I Live
    6. Willin'
    7. Blind Bats And Swamp Rats
    8. Out Of Left Field
    9. Love Like Kerosene
    10. Song For Adam
    Gregg Allman
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    Flash Harry

    Harry Nilsson's Last Album, Unavailable For Over 30 Years!


    Finally Released For The First Time Ever In North America.


    Paul McCartney and John Lennon described him as the Beatles' favorite group, he won Grammy awards, wrote and recorded hit songs, and yet no figure in popular music is as much of a paradox, or as underrated, as Harry Nilsson.


    Flash Harry was the 16th and final album released by Harry Nilsson. Originally issued only on vinyl in the U.K. and Japan. This legendary album has never been released in the U.S. The album features Nilsson's own recording of Old Dirt Road, co-written and performed with John Lennon on Lennon's album Walls and Bridges (1974), Lennon's last album of original songs before his six year hiatus. Other song collaborators include Lowell George, Van Dyke Parks and Ringo Starr. The title track "Harry" is performed by Eric Idle and Charlie Dore.

    1. Harry • Eric Idle and Charlie Dore
    2. Cheek to Cheek
    3. Best Move
    4. Old Dirt Road
    5. I Don't Need You
    6. Rain
    7. I've Got It
    8. It's So Easy
    9. How Long Can Disco On
    10. Bright Side of Life
    Harry Nilsson
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    White Lightnin' - The Solo Box

    This box contains all four solo albums by Bill Wyman, the first Rolling Stone to release a solo record. The first two (from 1974 and 1976, both issued on Rolling Stones Records) were made the help of a galaxy of musical friends like Lowell George, Dr John, Joe Walsh, Van Morrison, the Pointer Sisters, Danny Kortchmar, Dallas Taylor, Leon Russell, Bob Welch and Nicky Hopkins. The eponymous third album was home to Bill's 1981 big hit single (Si Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star as well as follow-up hits Come Back Suzanne, A New Fashion and Visions, while fourth album Stuff appeared in 1992, originally in Japan only.


    The albums are now issued on vinyl for the first time since their original release (and 'Stuff' on vinyl for the first time ever), gathered together in a beautiful rigid slipcase. The new inner sleeves feature all the lyrics and the musician credits.

    LP 1: Monkey Grip
    1. I Wanna Get Me A Gun
    2. Crazy Woman
    3. Pussy
    4. Mighty Fine Time
    5. Monkey Grip Glue
    6. What A Blow
    7. White Lightnin'
    8. I'll Pull You Thro'
    9. It's A Wonder


    LP 2: Stone Alone
    1. A Quarter To Three
    2. Gimme Just One Chance
    3. Soul Satisfying
    4. Apache Woman
    5. Every Sixty Seconds
    6. Get It On
    7. Feet
    8. Peanut Butter Time
    9. Wine And Wimmen
    10. If You Wanna Be Happy
    11. What's The Point
    12. No More Foolin'


    LP 3: Bill Wyman
    1. Ride On Baby
    2. A New Fashion
    3. Nuclear Reactions
    4. Visions
    5. Jump Up
    6. Come Back Suzanne
    7. Rio De Janeiro
    8. Girls
    9. Seventeen
    10. (Si, Si) Je Suis Un Rock Star


    LP 4: Stuff
    1. If I Was A Doo Doo Doo
    2. Like A Knife
    3. Stuff (Can't Get Enough)
    4. Leave Your Hat On
    5. This Strange Effect
    6. Mama Rap
    7. She Danced
    8. Fear Of Flying
    9. Affected By The Towns
    10. Blue Murder (lies)

    Bill Wyman
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  • Arrangements Volume 1 Arrangements Volume 1 Quick View

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    Arrangements Volume 1

    This new compilation is presented by Van Dyke Parks Bananastan label. All of the tracks on this album, by a diverse range of artists, have one thing in common, they were arranged by Van Dyke Parks. This compilation covers Parks first solo recordings through the classic creative period of Warner Brothers, where his arrangements and production can be found throughout the roster. Including both rare sides and hit records, Van Dykes touch can be heard throughout these fine tracks.


    From the mid-60s through the early '70s, this new compilation contains 15 classics appearing together on one album for the first time. From the earliest work of Ry Cooder to classic Little Feat; Bonnie Raitts Calypso to Arlo Guthries gospel; The Mojo Mens psychedelic sounds to six rare or unreleased Van Dyke Parks solo recordings; from Dino Martin Jrs hot reggae to Beau Brummels, Sal Valentinos and Little Feats Lowell Georges solo sides; these 15 songs all have the arranging imprint of the great Van Dyke Parks. 180 gram vinyl.

    1. Donovan's Colours (mono) - George Washington Brown
    2. Come to the Sunshine - Van Dyke Parks
    3. The Eagle And Me - Van Dyke Parks
    4. Friends and Lovers - Sal Valentino
    5. Alligator Man - Sal Valentino
    6. Farther Along - Van Dyke Parks
    7. Valley to Pray - Arlo Guthrie
    8. Out On The Rolling Sea When Jesus Speak To Me - Van Dyke Parks
    9. Sittin' Here in Limbo - Dino Martin
    10. Wha She Go Do - Bonnie Raitt
    11. Sit Down I Think I Love You - The Mojo Men
    12. One Meat Ball - Ry Cooder
    13. Cheek To Cheek - Lowell George
    14. Spanish Moon - Little Feat
    15. Moog Music ('67) - Van Dyke Parks
    Van Dyke Parks
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  • Waiting For Columbus (Awaiting Repress) (On Sale) Waiting For Columbus (Awaiting Repress) (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Waiting For Columbus (Awaiting Repress) (On Sale)

    When you think about great live albums, several immediately come to mind. The Whos Live at Leeds. James Browns Live at the Apollo. The Allman Brothers Bands Live at Fillmore East. Kiss Alive! Nirvanas Unplugged. And, while it is sometimes unjustifiably forgotten, Little Feats Waiting for Columbus. The last essential album the rootsy California band made, it stands as the groups peak accomplishmenta staggering confluence of energetic performances, skilled improvisations, and thematic expansion.


    Joined onstage by the Tower of Power horn section, Little Feat accentuates and remakes familiar arrangements, using the stage as a laboratory for unbridled creativity, New Orleans-spiced fun, and spontaneous interaction. Bursting with enthusiasm and excitement, Waiting for Columbus is truly a live album for the agesand one of a certain distinctive era.


    The abundance of great music, the culture of drugs, and the politics of Richard Nixon, which had everyone polarized and created more of a sense of community, all contributed to this incredible feeling that somehow we were on a collective journey. Waiting for Columbus is one of the last parts of that journey, and among the last vestiges of that scene. Little Feat keyboardist Bill Payne, as told to Bud Scoppa


    Amazingly, the set came together under less-than-ideal conditions. In the months leading up to the seven 1977 Washington D.C. and London concerts that were taped for the record, leader Lowell George had removed himself from the bands affairs. The chemistry was fractured, but the shows functioned as a molding agent. And did Little Feat ever respond. With every member of the sextet playing like their life depended on it, and a guest appearance by ex-Rolling Stone Mick Taylor, this is a must-have set.


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    Side One
    1. Join The Band (Traditional) 1:50
    2. Fat Man in the Bathtub (George) 4:50
    3. All That You Dream (Barrère, Payne) 4:25
    4. Oh Atlanta (Payne) 4:09
    5. Old Folks' Boogie (Barrère, G. Barrère) 4:22


    Side Two
    6. Time Loves a Hero (Barrère, Gradney, Payne) 4:20
    7. Day or Night (Payne, F. Tate) 5:23
    8. Mercenary Territory (George, E. George, Hayward) 4:27
    9. Spanish Moon (George) 4:49


    Side Three
    10. Dixie Chicken (George, Kibbee) 9:00
    11. Tripe Face Boogie (Hayward, Payne) 7:02
    12. Rocket in My Pocket (George) 3:42


    Side Four
    13. Willin' (George) 4:42
    14. Don't Bogart That Joint (E. Ingber, L. Wagner) 0:57
    15. A Apolitical Blues (George) 3:41
    16. Sailin' Shoes (George) 6:18
    17. Feats Don't Fail Me Now (Barrère, George, Kibbee) 5:17

    Little Feat
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    Heart Like A Wheel (Pre-Order) (On Sale)


    Linda Ronstadt's 1974 Breakthrough Remains a Paragon of Extraordinary Performance, Arranging, and Songwriting: Heart Like a Wheel Features an All-Star Instrumental Cast and Singer at Her Best


    Audiophile Clarity, Profound Depth, Lifelike Naturalism, and Transfixing Warmth: Numbered, Limited-Edition Mobile Fidelity 180g LP Meticulously Mastered for Supreme Sound


    How to put the ageless appeal, artistic splendor, and imaginative instrumental variety of Linda Ronstadt's Heart Like a Wheel in proper perspective more than four decades after its original release? For starters, the 1974 landmark earned three major Grammy nominations and won for Best Country Vocal Performance - Female. But that feat pales in comparison to what the record did for Ronstadt, who became the decade's most in-demand, multifaceted, and cherished female singer soon after it captured the public's attention. Or the fact that it remains a paragon of songwriting, arrangement, and performance - a trifecta that still holds sway in this era or any. Mobile Fidelity's reissue puts it over the top to stay.


    Mastered on Mobile Fidelity's world-renowned mastering system and pressed on dead-quiet 180g vinyl at RTI, this LP reissue presents Heart Like a Wheel with astounding clarity, depth, and naturalism. Still the most difficult instrument to accurately capture, the female voice is here conveyed with transfixing realism, warmth, and feeling. The inner beauty of Ronstadt's flawless phrasing and passionate inflections bears out with obvious candor, her tonality and emotiveness pouring through every lyric and wordless expression.


    Yet the advantages of this limited, numbered-edition audiophile version extend far beyond the intimacy afforded Ronstadt's singing. Specifically, the majesty of Peter Asher's crafty arrangements now come to life like never before. Free of the fatiguing high frequencies and flat, dull responsiveness inherent on previous remasters and the original Capitol issue, respectively, this 180g LP sets the sonic standard and lets the extraordinary instrumental blends blossom with openness, airiness, and organic textures.


    While Ronstadt's interpretive skills and stunning vocals remain front and center, the all-star cast of California-based musicians that helped transform Heart Like a Wheel into a 1970s mainstream pop-rock staple - and a lasting example of the period's laid-back West Coast sound - cannot be forgotten. Glenn Frey, Don Henley, Emmylou Harris, Maria Muldaur, Herb Pedersen, David Lindley, J.D. Souther, and Andrew Gold are just a few of the luminaries that ensure the Billboard chart-topping set rests on an unassailable foundation. Asher puts everything in the right place and, in concert with the headliner, chooses a repertoire of standards that both shakes up traditions and pays homage to them.


    The other secrets to the record's distinctiveness lie with Ronstadt's versatility and passion, her uncanny ability to inhabit every lyric with conviction and believability, and her graceful technique. As Stephen Holden stated in his rave review of the album for Rolling Stone in early 1975, No other pop singer so perfectly embodies the Western mythical girl/woman, heartbroken yet resilient and entirely feminine in the traditional sense. There is a throbbing edge to Ronstadt's honey-colored soprano that no other singer quite possesses - the edge between vulnerability and willfulness that I find totally, irresistibly sexy.


    Ronstadt indeed proves seductive and inviting throughout, whether on the bluesy reading of Clint Ballad Jr.'s You're No Good, harmony-rich treatment of Hank Williams' I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You), folk-rock lilt of Lowell George's Willin', or soulful send-up of Phil Everly's When Will I Be Loved? Complete with piano, double bass, cello, viola, and fiddle, as well as support vocals from Muldaur, the cover of Anna McGarrigle's title track reinforces the one-of-a-kind expanse and all-for-one chemistry evident throughout the double-platinum effort - the kind of record they just don't make anymore.


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    1. You're No Good
    2. It Doesn't Matter Anymore
    3. Faithless Love
    4. The Dark End of the Street
    5. Heart Like a Wheel
    6. When Will I Be Loved
    7. Willin'
    8. I Can't Help It (If I'm Still in Love with You)
    9. Keep Me from Blowing Away
    10. You Can Close Your Eyes
    Linda Ronstadt
    $34.99 $31.49 Save $3.50 (10%)
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
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