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  • The Ultimate Collection The Ultimate Collection Quick View

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    The Ultimate Collection

    Gathered together for the very first time on this 180G Double LP is a career-spanning retrospective: bringing together the pick of Paul Simon's solo career, with the classic songs he wrote for Simon & Garfunkel.


    Thanks to the quality and diversity of his music over the decades, Paul Simon's position as an enduring musical legend is assured. And although the songs gathered here can only hint at the highlights of a career that stretches back over half a century, they do display the full virtuosity and dazzling scope of the music of the one, the only, Paul Simon.

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    1. You Can Call Me Al - Paul Simon
    2. Graceland - Paul Simon
    3. Mrs. Robinson - Simon & Garfunkel
    4. The Boxer - Simon & Garfunkel
    5. Diamonds On the Soles of Her Shoes - Paul Simon
    6. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover - Paul Simon
    7. Cecilia - Simon & Garfunkel
    8. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard - Paul Simon
    9. The Boy In the Bubble - Paul Simon


    LP2
    1. The Only Living Boy in New York - Simon & Garfunkel
    2. Mother and Child Reunion - Paul Simon
    3. Late in the Evening - Paul Simon
    4. Father and Daughter - Paul Simon
    5. The Obvious Child - Paul Simon
    6. Slip Slidin' Away - Paul Simon
    7. America - Simon & Garfunkel
    8. The Sound of Silence - Simon & Garfunkel
    9. Still Crazy After All These Years - Paul Simon
    10. Bridge over Troubled Water - Simon & Garfunkel

    Paul Simon
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    Paul Simon (On Sale)

    If any musical justification were needed for the breakup of Simon & Garfunkel, it could be found on this striking collection, Paul Simon's post-split debut. From the opening cut, Mother and Child Reunion (a Top Ten hit), Simon, who had snuck several subtle musical explorations into the generally conservative S&G sound, broke free, heralding the rise of reggae with an exuberant track recorded in Jamaica for a song about death. From there, it was off to Paris for a track in South American style and a rambling story of a fisherman's son, Duncan (which made the singles chart). But most of the album had a low-key feel, with Simon on acoustic guitar backed by only a few trusted associates (among them Joe Osborn, Larry Knechtel, David Spinozza, Mike Manieri, Ron Carter, and Hal Blaine, along with such guests as Stefan Grossman, Airto Moreira, and Stephane Grappelli), singing a group of informal, intimate, funny, and closely observed songs (among them the lively Top 40 hit Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard). It was miles removed from the big, stately ballad style of Bridge Over Troubled Water and signaled that Simon was a versatile songwriter as well as an expressive singer with a much broader range of musical interests than he had previously demonstrated. You didn't miss Art Garfunkel on Paul Simon, not only because Simon didn't write Garfunkel-like showcases for himself, but because the songs he did write showed off his own, more varied musical strengths.

    - William Ruhlmann (All Music Guide)


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    1. Mother and Child Reunion
    2. Duncan
    3. Everything Put Together Falls Apart
    4. Run That Body Down
    5. Armistice Day
    6. Me and Julio Down by the Schoolyard
    7. Peace Like a River
    8. Papa Hobo
    9. Hobo's Blues
    10. Paranoia Blues
    11. Congratulations
    Paul Simon
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  • Graceland: 25th Anniversary Graceland: 25th Anniversary Quick View

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    Graceland: 25th Anniversary

    Ranked 81/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    The universal appeal of the music of Graceland proved more powerful and enduring than the political hotbed attending its creation. In 1986, the album sold 14 million copies worldwide, and received universal praise from critics around the globe. Paul Simon and the members of Ladysmith Black Mambazo performed on Saturday Night Live and appeared on the cover of Rolling Stone.


    By January of 1987, You Can Call Me Al was everywhere and Graceland won 'Album of the Year' at the Grammy Awards in 1987. Then, in an unprecedented carryover, the album garnered the Grammy for 'Song of the Year' with its title track in 1988. The album generated three hit singles and kept Simon and the Graceland tour on the road for five years. Graceland and songs like The Boy in the Bubble, Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes, You Can Call Me Al and the title track are beacons of cultural unity and remain a pivotal listening experience over 25 years later!


    Paul Simons Graceland played a greatly significant role in removing the standoffish dread Western culture harbored toward South Africa during its internal struggle against apartheid, humanizing both a countrys soul-searching hunger for liberation and its simultaneous outpouring of cathartic creative expression. Timothy White/Billboard


    In many ways, Graceland was the most extraordinary experience in my entire career, notes Simon. The insight into rhythm was the great gift that I received from making the trip to South Africa, and collaborating with African musicians.

    1. The Boy in the Bubble
    2. Graceland
    3. I Know What I Know
    4. Gumboots
    5. Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes
    6. You Can Call Me Al
    7. Under African Skies
    8. Homeless
    9. Crazy Love, Vol. II
    10. That Was Your Mother
    11. All Around the World or the Myth of Fingerprints
    Paul Simon
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  • Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme Quick View

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    Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme

    Ranked 201/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Simon and Garfunkel's classic album Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme, released in 1966, marked the duo's emergence as both a brilliant creative force and one of their era's biggest-selling recording acts.


    The pair's third album, Parsley, Sage, Rosemary and Thyme was the first on which they won complete artistic control, and they rose to the occasion brilliantly, delivering an ambitious, autumnal epic that's been described as a folkrock equivalent of the Beatles' Revolver and the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds. Combining fuzz-tinged pop and pastoral baroque-folk with the duo's heavenly
    harmonies, Paul Simon's heady wordplay and some imaginatively layered production
    touches, the album features such Simon and Garfunkel standards as Homeward Bound, Scarborough Fair and The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy).


    Sundazed's exact vinyl replica of this harmony-rich classic is sourced from the original stereo master tapes, making this release an essential component of any '60s pop/rock collection.

    1. Scarborough Fair/Canticle
    2. Patterns
    3. Cloudy
    4. Homeward Bound
    5. The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine
    6. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
    7. The Dangling Conversation
    8. Flowers Never Bend With the Rainfall
    9. A Simple Desultory Philippic (Or How I Was Robert McNamara'd Into Submission)
    10. For Emily, Whenever I May Find Her
    11. A Poem on the Underground Wall
    12. 7 O'Clock News/Silent Night
    Simon & Garfunkel
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    Romantically Helpless (Awaiting Repress)

    2000 album from the jazz/ pop chanteuse, a collection of 12 covers of choice jazz & pop songs. Includes her renditions of Paul Simon's 'One Trick Pony', Randy Newman's 'Ghosts', Sammy Chan & James Van Heusen's 'Come Fly With Me', Ralph Bass & Lowman Pauling's 'Dedicated To The One I Love' and Stephen Sondheim's 'Loving You'. The first single from the album, 'Make It Go Away', is a re-working of a track from her 1997 album 'Dark Dear Heart'.
    1. One Trick Pony
    2. Romantically Helpless
    3. I'll Be Here
    4. Ghosts
    5. Come Fly With Me
    6. Dedicated to the One I Love
    7. That Old Black Magic
    8. If I Start to Cry
    9. Loving You
    10. Make it Go Away
    11. Don't Fence Me In
    12. Same Girl


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    1. One Trick Pony
    2. I'll Be Here
    3. Dedicated To The One I Love
    4. Don't Fence Me In

    Holly Cole
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    Still Crazy After All These Years

    The third new studio album of Paul Simon's post-Simon & Garfunkel career was a musical and lyrical change of pace from his first two, Paul Simon and There Goes Rhymin' Simon. Where Simon had taken an eclectic approach before, delving into a variety of musical styles and recording all over the world, Still Crazy found him working for the most part with a group of jazz-pop New York session players, though he did do a couple of tracks (My Little Town and Still Crazy After All These Years) with the Muscle Shoals rhythm section that had appeared on Rhymin' Simon and another (Gone at Last) returned to the gospel style of earlier songs like Loves Me Like a Rock. Of course, My Little Town also marked a return to working with Art Garfunkel, and another Top Ten entry for S&G. But the overall feel of Still Crazy was of a jazzy style subtly augmented with strings and horns. Perhaps more striking, however, was Simon's lyrical approach. Where Rhymin' Simon was the work of a confident family man, Still Crazy came off as a post-divorce album, its songs reeking of smug self-satisfaction and romantic disillusionment. At their best, such sentiments were undercut by humor and made palatable by musical hooks, as on 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover, which became the biggest solo hit of Simon's career. But elsewhere, as on Have a Good Time, the singer's cynicism seemed unearned. Still, as out of sorts as Simon may have been, he was never more in tune with his audience: Still Crazy topped the charts, spawned four Top 40 hits, and won Grammys for Song of the Year and Best Vocal Performance.

    - William Ruhlmann (All Music Guide)
    1. Still Crazy After All These Years
    2. My Little Town
    3. I'd Do It for Your Love
    4. 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover
    5. Night Game
    6. Gone at Last
    7. Some Folks' Lives Roll Easy
    8. Have a Good Time
    9. You're Kind
    10. Silent Eyes
    Paul Simon
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  • There Goes Rhymin' Simon (On Sale) There Goes Rhymin' Simon (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    There Goes Rhymin' Simon (On Sale)

    Retaining the buoyant musical feel of Paul Simon, but employing a more produced sound, There Goes Rhymin' Simon found Paul Simon writing and performing with assurance and venturing into soulful and R&B-oriented music. Simon returned to the kind of vocal pyrotechnics heard on the Simon & Garfunkel records by using gospel singers. On Love Me Like a Rock and Tenderness (which sounded as though it could have been written to Art Garfunkel), the Dixie Hummingbirds sang prominent backup vocals, and on Take Me to the Mardi Gras, Reverend Claude Jeter contributed a falsetto part that Garfunkel could have handled, though not as warmly. For several tracks, Simon traveled to the Muscle Shoals Sound Studios to play with its house band, getting a variety of styles, from the gospel of Love Me Like a Rock to the Dixieland of Mardi Gras. Simon was so confident that he even included a major ballad statement of the kind he used to give Garfunkel to sing: American Tune was his musical State of the Union, circa 1973, but this time Simon was up to making his big statements in his own voice. Though that song spoke of the age's most uncertain hour, otherwise Rhymin' Simon was a collection of largely positive, optimistic songs of faith, romance, and commitment, concluding, appropriately, with a lullaby (St. Judy's Comet) and a declaration of maternal love (Loves Me Like a Rock) -- in other words, another mother-and-child reunion that made Paul Simon and There Goes Rhymin' Simon bookend masterpieces Simon would not improve upon (despite some valiant attempts) until Graceland in 1986.

    - William Ruhlmann (All Music Guide)


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    1. Kodachrome (Album Version)
    2. Tenderness
    3. Take Me to the Mardi Gras
    4. Something So Right
    5. One Man's Ceiling Is Another Man's Floor
    6. American Tune
    7. Was a Sunny Day
    8. Learn How to Fall
    9. St. Judy's Comet
    10. Loves Me Like a Rock
    Paul Simon
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  • Graceland Graceland Quick View

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    Graceland

    Graceland (1986) is the seventh studio album by American singer-songwriter Paul Simon. In 1984, after a period of depression, Simon became fascinated with a bootleg cassette of South African township music. He planned a trip to Johannesburg in the new year with Roy Halee, where he spent two weeks recording with South African musicians.


    The album features an eclectic mixture of musical styles, including Pop, Rock, A Cappella, Zydeco, Isicathamiya, and Mbaqanga. Simon created new compositions inspired by the recordings made in Johannesburg, collaborating with both African and American artists.


    Graceland was a major commercial hit, becoming Simon's most successful studio album. His highest-charting effort in over a decade, Simon's return to the forefront of popular music was considered a remarkable comeback in a fickle music industry. It attracted rave reviews from music critics, won 1987 Grammy Award for Album of the Year, and sold over 16 million copies worldwide.

    1. The Boy In The Bubble
    2. Graceland
    3. I Know What I Know
    4. Gumboots
    5. Diamonds On The Soles Of Her Shoes
    6. You Can Call Me Al
    7. Under African Skies
    8. Homeless
    9. Crazy Love, Vol. II
    10. That Was Your Mother
    11. All Around The World Or The Myth Of Fingerprints
    Paul Simon
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  • All Delighted People All Delighted People Quick View

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    All Delighted People

    The EP, All Delighted People, is built around two different versions of Sufjan Stevens' long-form epic ballad All Delighted People, a dramatic homage to the Apocalypse, existential ennui, and Paul Simons Sounds of Silence. The song was originally workshopped on Sufjans previous tour in the fall of 2009. Other songs on the EP include the 17-minute guitar jam-for-single-mothers Djohariah, and the gothic piano ballad The Owl and the Tanager, a live-show mainstay.
    1. Futile Devices
    2. Too Much
    3. Age of Adz
    4. I Walked
    5. Now That Im Older
    6. Get Real Get Right
    7. Bad Communication
    8. Vesuvius
    9. All for Myself
    10. I Want To Be Well
    11. Impossible Soul
    Sufjan Stevens
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    Stranger To Stranger

    Paul Simon will release Stranger to Stranger, his 13th solo album in 2016 via Concord Records. Full of thrilling, imaginative textures, Stranger to Stranger conjures a vivid and vital new context to Simon's well-established virtuosity as a singer and songwriter. The record-his first since 2011's acclaimed So Beautiful or So What-ushers the listener into a brave new musical world where expectations are defied and exceeded, as they were thirty years ago with another masterwork, Graceland.


    Produced by Simon and his longtime musical partner Roy Halee, Stranger to Stranger's adventurous sonic spirit is abundantly clear right from the darkly humorous first two songs, "The Werewolf" and "Wristband."


    "It's about getting you to actually hear something in a new way. It's about making music that sounds old and new at the same time; music with a sense of mystery," Simon explains of his and Halee's experimentation on the album.


    The first song written for the album, "Insomniac's Lullaby," led Simon to the musical possibilities first suggested by Harry Partch-the 20th century American composer and theorist who created custom-made instruments in microtonal tunings. To capture the sounds of Partch's unusual instruments such as Cloud-Chamber Bowls and the Chromelodeon, Simon took his equipment to the laboratory at Montclair State University in New Jersey, where the original Harry Partch instrument collection was being curated.


    An experimental session with the percussionist in Simon's band and a group of Flamenco musicians provided the initial rhythmic premise for Stranger to Stranger and supplied the grooves that were the basis for four songs on the album-"The Riverbank," "The Werewolf," "Wristband" and "Stranger to Stranger."


    Stranger to Stranger's collage of sound also includes the Italian electronic dance music artist Clap! Clap!, whose album Tayi Bebba, blending African field recordings and EDM, Simon admired. Clap! Clap!'s sound can be heard on three tracks: "The Werewolf," "Wristband" and "Street Angel."


    "Sound is the theme of this album as much as it's about the subjects of the individual songs. If people get that, I'll be pleased," explains Simon. "The right song at the right time can live for generations. A beautiful sound, well that's forever."


    In many ways, Graceland was the most extraordinary experience in my entire career, notes Simon. The insight into rhythm was the great gift that I received from making the trip to South Africa, and collaborating with African musicians.

    1. The Werewolf
    2. Wristband
    3. The Clock
    4. Street Angel
    5. Stranger To Stranger
    6. In A Parade
    7. Proof of Love
    8. In the Garden of Edie
    9. The Riverbank
    10. Cool Papa Bell
    11. Insomniac's Lullaby
    Paul Simon
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    The Graduate (Speakers Corner)

    With his film The Graduate, which was crowned with an Oscar and five Golden Globes, director Mike Nichols created far more than just the story of the erotic initiation of the college graduate Benjamin. Not only the scenario but also the production modalities were revolutionary. For the very first time the crusted morals of the American upper class were attacked by means of film, an Alfa Romeo - a European car - was advertised most effectively, and a soundtrack was put together from already existent, successful pop numbers. No words are really necessary about the music, since numbers such as Sound Of Silence, Mrs. Robinson and Scarborough Fair have entered into the annals of musical culture ever since they were used in the film. It is astounding to note how seamlessly the various works fit snugly into the film's context, as though they had been specially written for the scenes.



    This soundtrack is a monument to Dustin Hoffman, who played his first big role in the film, and it catapulted Simon & Garfunkel right to the top of the list of ballad singers. But it also recalls to memory the peppy, instrumental insertion numbers by Dave Grusin, who virtually fell into oblivion after all the hype about this provocative movie.



    Musicians:



    • Paul Simon (guitar, vocal)

    • Art Garfunkel (vocal)

    • Dave Grusin




    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.The Sound Of Silence - Simon And Garfunkel
    2. The Singleman Party Foxtrot - David Grusin
    3. Mrs. Robinson - Simon And Garfunkel
    4. Sunporch Cha-Cha-Cha - David Grusin
    5. Scarborough Fair / Canticle (Inerlude) - Simon And Garfunkel
    6. On The Strip - David Grusin
    7. April Come She Will - Simon And Garfunkel
    8. The Folks - David Grusin
    9. Scarborough Fair / Canticle - Simon And Garfunkel
    10. A Great Effect - David Grusin
    11. The Big Bright Green Pleasure Machine - Simon And Garfunkel
    12. Whew - David Grusin
    13. Mrs. Robinson - Simon And Garfunkel
    14. The Sound Of Silence - Simon And Garfunkel
    Simon & Garfunkel
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    The Live Adventures Of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper

    In the wake of the success of their seminal 1968 Super Session release, blues-steeped guitar hero Mike Bloomfield (Butterfield Blues Band and Electric Flag) and multi-talented keyboardist/singer Al Kooper (Blues Project and Blood, Sweat & Tears) teamed up again for a historic series of joint performances as San Francisco's legendary Fillmore West, which are documented on The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper.


    The resulting live album, culled from three nights' worth of shows and released in 1969, is a powerful testament to the formidable musical chemistry of these two rock legends, whose collaboration began when they played on Bob Dylan's classic Highway 61 Revisited. The Fillmore performances bring out the best in both musicians, who stretch out on assortment of tunes, including the Kooper/Bloomfield original Her Holy Modal Highness, Paul Simon's The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy), The Band's The Weight, Booker T. and the MGs' Green Onions and Albert King's Don't Throw Your Love on Me So Strong, which features a rare Bloomfield vocal. The album also features guest appearances by Elvin Bishop and Carlos Santana.


    Unavailable in its original format for decades, The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper has been meticulously restored to its original double-LP form for this vinyl reissue, using Sundazed's exacting technical and aesthetic standards. The album is pressed on high-quality, high-definition vinyl, and duplicates the album's original gatefold cover art, including legendary artist Norman Rockwell's iconic cover painting of Bloomfield and Kooper.

    1. Opening Speech
    2. The 59th Street Bridge Song (Feelin' Groovy)
    3. I Wonder Who
    4. Her Holy Modal Highness
    5. The Weight
    6. Mary Ann
    7. Together 'Til the End of Time
    8. That's All Right
    9. Green Onions
    10. Sonny Boy Williamson
    11. No More Lonely Nights
    12. Dear Mr. Fantasy
    13. Don't Throw Your Love on Me So Strong
    14. Finale-Refugee
    Mike Bloomfield & Al Kooper
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    Self Portrait

    One of the most controversial albums in Bob Dylan's remarkable catalog, the 1970 double-LP Self Portrait continues to exercise considerable fascination amongst Dylan devotees. Released on the heels of the artist's game changing Nashville Skyline, Self Portrait offered a quirky assortment of studio and live tracks, encompassing Dylan originals as well as covers of familiar pop and folk numbers, recorded with an all-star musical cast.


    At the time of its original release, the sprawling, unconventional Self Portrait generated an immense amount of discussion and disagreement amonst Dylan admirers. The ongoing controversy surrounding the album has been fueled over the years by Dylan himself. At various times, Dylan has defended Self Portrait as a heartfelt artistic statement, dismissed it as a joke and described it as a concerted effort to escape the pressures of his unwanted status as the voice of a generation. Whatever the artist's actual intentions, Self Portrait retains a unique niche in the hearts of Dylan fans, and is often cited as an early landmark in the birth of alternative country.


    Self Portrait's highlights include the Dylan originals Wigwam, later featured in the Wes Anderson film The Royal Tenenbaums; Living the Blues, subsequently covered by artists ranging from Leon Redbone to Antony Hegarty; and The Mighty Quinn, which Manfred Mann had turned into a British Invasion hit in 1968. The latter song is one of a quartet of live tracks drawn from Dylan's legendary performances with The Band at the historic Isle of Wight festival, along with memorable versions of the Dylan standards Like a Rolling Stone, Minstrel Boy and She Belongs to Me. Also featured are Dylan's readings of a variety of outside material, ranging from his iconic interpretation of the rural folk song Copper Kettle to his distinctive takes on such familiar tunes as Paul Simon's The Boxer, Gordon Lightfoot's Early Mornin' Rain and the vintage Every Brothers hits Let It Be Me and Take a Message to Mary.


    Sundazed has restored this one-of-a-kind release to its original double-LP format. Mastered from the original analog master tapes, the album is pressed on high-quality, high-definition vinyl, with meticulously reproduced original gatefold cover art.

    1. All the Tired Horses
    2. Alberta #1
    3. I Forgot More Than You'll Ever Know
    4. Days of '49
    5. Early Mornin' Rain
    6. In Search of Little Sadie
    7. Let It Be Me
    8. Little Sadie
    9. Woogie Boogie
    10. Belle Isle
    11. Living the Blues
    12. Like a Rolling Stone (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1969)
    13. Copper Kettle (The Pale Moonlight)
    14. Gotta Travel On
    15. Blue Moon
    16. The Boxer
    17. The Mighty Quinn (Quinn the Eskimo) (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival)
    18. Take Me as I Am (Or Let Me Go)
    19. Take a Message to Mary
    20. It Hurts Me Too
    21. Minstrel Boy (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1969)
    22. She Belongs to Me (Live at the Isle of Wight Festival 1969)
    23. Wigwam
    24. Alberta #2
    Bob Dylan
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  • As Recorded At Madison Square Garden (Music On Vinyl) As Recorded At Madison Square Garden (Music On Vinyl) Quick View

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    As Recorded At Madison Square Garden (Music On Vinyl)

    The live album 'As Recorded at Madison Square Garden' was originally released in June 1972, just one week after the concert took place at the Madison Square Garden arena in New York City. This show was Presley's first live concert in the Big Apple since the 1950s. Many musicians attended one of his shows most notably amongst them George Harrison, Art Garfunkel, David Bowie, all the members of both Ten Years After and Led Zeppelin, Paul Simon and Bob Dylan. Being backed by an eight-piece band, an orchestra and eight backup singers the show itself is the more elaborately produced follow-up to his Las Vegas performances of 1969-1970.
    LP 1
    1. Introduction: Also sprach Zarathustra (Theme from 2001: A Space Odyssey)
    2. That's All Right
    3. Proud Mary
    4. Never Been To Spain
    5. You Don't Have To Say You Love Me
    6. You've Lost That Lovin' Feelin'
    7. Polk Salad Annie
    8. Love Me
    9. All Shook Up
    10. Heartbreak Hotel
    11. Medley (Let Me Be Your) Teddy Bear / Don't Be Cruel
    12. Love Me Tender


    Lp 2
    1. The Impossible Dream (The Quest)
    2. Introductions By Elvis
    3. Hound Dog
    4. Suspicious Minds
    5. For The Good Times
    6. An American Trilogy
    7. Funny How Time Slips Away
    8. I Can't Stop Loving You
    9. Can't Help Falling In Love
    10. End Theme (Orchestra)

    Elvis Presley
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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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    Surprises

    Surprises is a beautiful Soul Jazz album by flutist Herbie Mann, featuring singer Cissy Houston. Released on Atlantic Records in 1976, the album peaked at #32 on the Billboard Jazz Album chart, #56 on the Billboard R&B Album chart, and #178 on the Billboard 200.


    Emily Cissy Houston (born September 30, 1933) is an American Soul and Gospel singer. After a successful career singing backup for (albums of) such artists as Wilson Pickett, Elvis Presley, Jimi Hendrix, Van Morrison, Donnie Hathaway, Paul Simon and Aretha Franklin, she embarked on a solo career, winning two Grammy Awards for her work. She is the mother of the late Whitney Houston, aunt of Dionne and Dee Dee Warwick, and a cousin of opera singer Leontyne Price.


    On September 29, 2014, at 81 years old, Cissy sang backup to a standing-ovation performance with Aretha Franklin of Adele's Rolling in the Deep' and Ain't No Mountain High Enough on the Late Show with David Letterman.


    As the '76 liner notes say: Cissy Houston. Only now is she beginning to emerge from her cocoon after so many years with the Drinkards and the Sweet Inspirations. Cissy...is showcased here like a star-in-waiting.

    1. Draw Your Breaks
    2. Cajun Moon
    3. Creepin'
    4. Easter Rising
    5. Asa Branca
    6. The Sound Of Windwood
    7. Cricket Dance
    8. The Butterfly In A Stone Garden
    9. Anata (I Wish You Were Here With Me)
    Herbie Mann
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    Seductive Reasoning (Speakers Corner)

    Thanks to their undeniable musical talent, which allowed them to be taken seriously in the folk scene, the industrious Roche sisters' career began when they were young. The duo began by singing Christmas carols, doo-wop song syllable puzzles, and tricky barbershop harmonies. They finally caught the attention of Paul Simon, who brought the gifted girls in as backup singers on his LP There Goes Rhymin' Simon, and was primarily responsible for the birth of their first recording. The lavishly produced album achieved high critical acclaim. Although it was a worthy professional debut, the public was hesitant to buy the album. The specialist magazine Rolling Stone commented drily and somewhat at a loss that the Roches weren't everyone's cup of tea.



    Maggie and Terre Roche are a well-rehearsed vocal team however: with a range from hazy, finely balanced voices singing as one, right up to pearly, radiant brilliance, the Roche sisters enthusiastically penned a songbook which is almost without exception their very own creation. Mechanical bluegrass music (Wigglin' Man), a steam-train character (If You Emptied ...) and a somewhat crude and unrefined country aura make the subtle lyrics easily accessible to all, but the LP also offers the listener wonderfully ill-humoured verse (The Mountain People) and story-like prose (West Virginia). This is a truly exceptional album, and well worth being discovered!



    Musicians:



    • Maggie Roche (piano, guitar)

    • Terre Roche (guitar)

    • Paul Simon (guitar)

    • Pete Carr (guitar)

    • Jimmy Johnson (guitar)

    • Barry Beckett (keyboard)

    • David Hood (bass)

    • Roger Hawkins(drums)



    Recording: 1973 in the Morgan Studios, London, and 1974 in the Muscle Shoals Studios, Sheffield, Alabama

    Production: Paul Simon, Paul Samwell-Smith, David Hood and Jimmy Johnson




    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. Underneath the Moon
    2. Down the Dream
    3. Wigglin' Man
    4. West Virginia
    5. If You Empty Out All Your Pockets You Could Not Make the Change
    6. Telephone Bill
    7. Malachy's
    8. Burden of Proof
    9. The Mountain People
    10. Jill of All Trades
    Maggie & Terre Roche
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    Old Sock

    Old Sock marks the 21st solo studio album for the guitar legend, and is released on the Bushbranch Records label, a branch of Surfdog. This double LP also includes a download card.


    On the heels of a sold-out Crossroads Guitar Festival and the announcement of a major world tour, Eric Clapton announced the release of his 21st studio album and his first album since 2010. The album, Old Sock produced by Eric Clapton, Doyle Bramhall II, Justin Stanley and Simon Climie, features two original songs Every Little Thing and Gotta Get Over. Old Sock is released on Clapton s Bushbranch label, distributed through a collaboration with Surfdog Records in the USA and Canada.


    The album is a collection of some of Clapton's favorite songs spanning from his childhood to present day that highlights his vast appreciation and knowledge of music. From Leadbelly to J.J. Cale; Peter Tosh to George Gershwin; Hank Snow to Gary Moore and Taj Mahal, this record is a celebration of so many who have inspired Clapton s rich musical life. Clapton has always had a remarkable ability to recognize great songs and a gift for knowing how to uniquely interpret them, as he does on Old Sock. The album explores romantic standards of the 30's, reggae, soul, rock, and includes a stand out playful collaboration with Paul McCartney, to create an experience that is quintessential Clapton.


    Clapton assembled a band for the recordings consisting of longtime collaborators Steve Gadd (drums), Willie Weeks (bass) and Chris Stainton (keyboards) along with some surprise guest additions. JJ Cale joins the song Angel for backing vocals and guitar, Chaka Khan joins as backing vocalist for Get On Over, Steve Winwood on the Hammond B3 Organ on Still Got The Blues, Paul McCartney on bass/vocals on All of Me, Jim Keltner on drums for Our Love is Here To Stay.

    1. Further On Down The Road
    2. Angel
    3. Every Little Thing
    4. The Folks Who Live On The Hill
    5. Born To Lose
    6. Till Your Well Runs Dry
    7. All Of Me
    8. Still Got The Blues
    9. Good Night Irene
    10. Gotta Get Over
    11. Your One And Only Man
    12.Our Love Is Here To Stay
    Eric Clapton
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    By The Time I Get To Phoenix

    Glen Campbell's commercial breakthrough came by way of the title track, which was the direct precursor in production terms to Wichita Lineman, and by the same writer. The cover of Paul Simon's Homeward Bound is sincere if a little perfunctory, but Campbell's rendition of Ernest Tubb's Tomorrow Never Comes is a bravura performance, rich and soulful, as well as recalling Rodgers & Hammerstein's You'll Never Walk Alone as done by Gerry & the Pacemakers. Cold December in Your Heart harks back to Campbell's country-folk material, a piece of midtempo country-pop. Material like that and the similar Back in the Race, Dorsey Burnette's Hey Little One, Jerry Reed's You're Young and You'll Forget, and Bill Anderson's Bad Seed hold up better than more pop-focused numbers like My Baby's Gone, though the string backings on most of these very much date them. The final number here, the touching Love Is a Lonesome River, makes a brilliant coda.

    -AllMusic
    1. By The Time I Get To Phoenix
    2. Homeward Bound
    3. Tomorrow Never Comes
    4. Cold December (In Your Heart)
    5. My Baby's Gone
    6. Back In The Race
    7. Hey Little One
    8. Bad Seed
    9. I'll Be Lucky Someday
    10. You're Young And You'll Forget
    11. Love Is A Lonesome River
    Glen Campbell
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    Saw Delight

    Out Of Print For Over 30 Years


    Can was founded in 1968 by Irmin Schmidt, Holger
    Czukay, Michael Karoli and Jaki Liebezeit who formed
    a group which would utilize and transcend all boundaries of
    ethnic, electronic experimental and modern classical music.
    Saw Delight is the ninth Can studio album.


    It features two new band members who were ex-members
    of Traffic. The musical direction flirts with world music and
    precedes the mid-1980s world music trend set by artists
    such as Paul Simon and Peter Gabriel. Saw Delight was
    made as a binaural recording, a method of recording sound
    that uses two microphones, arranged with the intent to
    create a 3-D stereo sound sensation for the listener of
    actually being in the room with the performers or instruments.


    The band's powerful influence has never diminished, and
    their indelible mark is apparent in the bands who freely
    acknowledge their importance - from Portishead, James
    Murphy, New Order, Factory Floor, Public Image Ltd,
    Mogwai, Kanye West (who sampled 'Sing Swan Song') and
    Radiohead - as well as across other disciplines such as visual
    art and literature.

    1. Don't Say No
    2. Sunshine Day And Night
    3. Call Me
    4. Animal Waves
    5. Fly By Night
    Can
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    Uncovered

    On this album,Shawn has recorded 12 songs from artists such as Bruce Springsteen, Paul Simon, Tom Waits, Stevie Wonder, Robbie Robertson and Graham Nash.
    1. Tougher Than the Rest
    2. American Tune
    3. Baker Street
    4. Hold On
    5. I Used To Be A King
    6. Private Universe
    7. Heaven Is Ten Zillion Light Years Away
    8. Gimme A Little Sign
    9. Acadian Driftwood
    10. Lodi
    11. Not A Drop of Rain
    12. 'Til I Get It Right
    Shawn Colvin
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    Silent Light

    Miller's ECM debut has an international feel: the Latin influence of his heritage strong in such pieces as "Baden", an early 20th-century Parisian air on "Le Pont" and the evocation of Celtic tunes on "Valium". Miller has long been known as Sting's right-hand man on guitar and a hushed instrumental take on "Fields of Gold" appears here. Miller has also worked with the likes of The Chieftains, Plácido Domingo and Paul Simon who points out Miller's "beautiful touch" in the album's liner note.
    1. What You Didn't Say
    2. Urban Waltz
    3. Water

    4. Baden

    5. En passant

    6. Angel

    7. Chaos Theory
    8. Fields Of Gold

    9. Tisane

    10. Valium

    11. Le pont
    Dominic Miller
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    So Much More

    Dennen's soulful album is a folk rock revelation...if you're one of those Paul Simon fans who wish he'd return to 'Graceland' already, we've found just the tune for you. But it isn't exactly a 'Graceland' tribute; there are also shades of Joni Mitchell and James Taylor. And the meditative 'I Asked When' is a positively Dylanesque protest song - Washington Post. The dude has a gift for hooks. But unlike Gavin DeGraw or Jason Mraz, Dennen has something to say, putting him closer to skilled songsmiths like Jeff Tweedy and Ray LaMontagne, who also combine seductive voices with relatable premises. Dennen's finely nuanced record gets more captivating with each listen - Paste.
    1. Ain't No Reason
    2. There Is So Much More
    3. Darlin' Do Not Fear
    4. Because You Are a Woman
    5. She's Mine
    6. One Who Loves You the Most, The
    7. I Asked When
    8. When You Feel It
    9. So Long Sweet Misery
    10. Someday
    Brett Dennen
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    The Malibu Sessions (Awaiting Repress)

    The Malibu Sessions is American pop singer-songwriter and acoustic guitarist Colbie Caillat's first release via PlummyLou, but her distinctly breezy energy and organic sounds remain a common theme, paired with some of her influences from earlier generations. She says, "I've always been inspired by classic rock from the 70's and how records were made at that time. There's a lot of Paul Simon, Fleetwood Mac and Tom Petty influences on these songs."
    1. Gypsy Heart
    2. Goldmine
    3. Cruisin'
    4. Like Tomorrow Never Comes
    5. Only You
    6. Good Thing
    7. Runnin
    8. Never Got Away
    9. Don't Wanna Love You
    10. In Love Again
    11. Now
    Colbie Caillat
    $15.99
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