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  • Cold Beer On A Hot Night Cold Beer On A Hot Night Quick View

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    Cold Beer On A Hot Night

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Vinyl


    This recording, captured at the State Theatre, Sydney, Australia in March 1979, features a captivating performance by Tom Waits from a time when the maverick crooner was on the cusp of a major change in the style and substance of his recorded output and his live shows. The material performed here comes largely from what were his most recent three albums at the time, with classics like 'Tom Traubert's Blues' and 'Jitterbug Boy' rubbing shoulders with newer cuts like 'Red Shoes By The Drugstore.'

    LP 1
    1.Romeo Is Bleeding
    2.Annie's Back In Town
    3.Jitterbug Boy/Better Off Without A Wife
    4.I Wish I was In New Orleans
    5.Since I Fell For You
    6.Red Shoes By The Drugstore
    7.Silent Night/Christmas Card >From A Hooker In Minneapolis
    8.Do The Hokey Pokey/Pasties And A G-String


    LP 2
    1.Summertime/Burma Shave
    2.Closing Credits (Encore)
    3.Tom Traubert's Blues
    4.Small Change/Big Spender

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  • Swordfishtrombones Swordfishtrombones Quick View

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    Swordfishtrombones

    1. Underground
    2. Shore Leave
    3. Dave the Butcher
    4. Johnsburg, Illinois
    5. 16 Shells from a Thirty-Ought Six
    6. Town With No Cheer
    7. In the Neighborhood
    8. Just Another Sucker on the Vine
    9. Frank's Wild Years
    10. Swordfishtrombone
    11. Down, Down, Down
    12. Soldier's Things
    13. Gin Soaked Boy
    14. Trouble's Braids
    15. Rainbirds
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  • The Fall The Fall Quick View

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    The Fall

    For this record, I just had a sound in my head, says Norah Jones. I wanted the grooves to be more present and heavy. And I also just wanted to do something different. Ive been hanging with the same group of musicians for a long time, and I thought it was a good time for me to work with different people and experiment a little.


    The result of these experiments is the multiple Grammy Award-winners new album, The Fall. The album is an exciting evolution from her previous three releases, which have sold a combined 36 million copies worldwide. The first obvious change on The Fall is a lengthy list of new collaborators. Producer Jacquire King, who has worked with Kings of Leon, Modest Mouse, and Tom Waits, among others, helped Jones put together a group of musicians, including drummers Joey Waronker (Beck, R.E.M.) and James Gadson (Bill Withers), keyboardist James Poyser (Erykah Badu, Al Green), and guitarists Marc Ribot (Tom Waits, Elvis Costello) and Smokey Hormel (Johnny Cash, Joe Strummer). Jones also joined forces with several notable songwriters on The Fall, including Ryan Adams and Okkervil Rivers Will Sheff, as well as her frequent collaborator Jesse Harris.

    1. Chasing Pirates
    2. Even Though
    3. Light As a Feather
    4. Young Blood
    5. I Wouldnt Need You
    6. Waiting
    7. Its Gonna Be
    8. Youve Ruined Me
    9. Back To Manhattan
    10. Stuck
    11. December
    12. Tell Yer Mama
    13. Man Of The Hour
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  • Blood Money Blood Money Quick View

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    Blood Money

    Blood Money is based on the socio/political play Woyzeck, originally written by a young German poet Georg Buchner as a spare, cinematic piece in 1837 and inspired by the true story of a German soldier who was driven mad by bizarre army medical experiments and infidelity, which led him to murder his lover. Waits, along with wife and collaborator Kathleen Brennan, wrote songs for an avant-garde production of Woyzeck directed by Robert Wilson, which premiered in November 2000 at the Betty Nansen Theater in Copenhagen and went on to win Denmark's version of the Tony for Best Musical. The album careens from the brutal to the tender with assaulting rhythms and romantic melodies. It's a grim musical deposition on the human condition, a dark mortality play where Tin Pan Alley meets the Weimer Republic.Blood Money is flesh and bone, earthbound, said Waits. The songs are rooted in reality: jealousy, rage, the human meat wheel...They are more carnal. I like a beautiful song that tells you terrible things. We all like bad news out of a pretty mouth. I like songs to sound as though they've been aging in a barrel and distressed.
    1. Misery Is the River
    2. Everything Goes to Hell
    3. Coney Island Baby
    4. All the World Was Green
    5. God's Away on Business
    6. Another Man's Vine
    7. Knife Chase
    8. Lullaby
    9. Starving in the Belly of a Whale
    10. The Part You Throw Away
    11. Woe
    12. Calliope
    13. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
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  • On The Scene '73 On The Scene '73 Quick View

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    On The Scene '73

    Import


    Previously unreleased live broadcast of intimate Tom Waits performance featuring incredible rarities - plus interviews with the man himself.


    Securing his first proper record deal with David Geffen's Asylum label in 1972, Tom Waits would go on to release seven records with the label in as many years. The first of these, Closing Time, was released in March 73 and comprised the most unique collection of original compositions that American critics and consumers had witnessed since the 1960s heyday of Beatles, Beach Boys and Bob Dylan. Informed by the wordsmiths of the beat generation, the blues howlers of a former age, the smooth jazz vocals of Frank Sinatra and Tony Bennett, and the country flavoured ballads that Ray Charles had turned to in the early 1960s, Waits developed a cult following with his portrayals of modern American domesticity and love sought and lost. On the 12th August 1973 Waits was to be found performing an in-house set for the renowned L.A. radio series Folk Scene, broadcast weekly by KPFK FM, Tom's performances were augmented with interviews that provide a fascinating insight into his career at this time. Included too on this LP are five additional tracks from a performance Tom made in Santa Monica a few months later on 10th November 1973. Also the subject of an FM broadcast, two further cuts from The Heart of Saturday Night are complimented by a triumvirate of Waits rarities that have seldom been heard before or since.

    LP1
    1. Virginia Avenue
    2. Interview
    3. San Diego Seranade
    4. Interview
    5. Ol 55
    6. Interview
    7. Semi Suite
    8. Interview
    9. Fumblin With The Blues
    10. Interview
    11. Rosie
    12. Interview
    13. Depot, Depot
    14. Interview


    LP2
    15. I Hope I Dont Fall In Love With You
    16. Interview
    17. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night
    18. Interview
    19. Ice Cream Man
    20. Interview
    21. Big Joe And Phantom 309
    22. Interview
    23. Fridays Blues

    24. Shiver Me Timbers
    25. Diamonds On My Windshield
    26. Getting Drunk On The Bottle

    27. Tijuana (with Jack Tempchi)

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  • My Father's Place My Father's Place Quick View

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    My Father's Place

    This superb live recording is from late 1977 and finds Tom holding court in fine style at legendary New York venue, My Father's Place. Despite its small capacity - circa 400 people - this humble abode hosted shows by superstars like Bruce Springsteen, Billy Joel, Bob Marley, The Ramones and U2 during the 16 years it was open for business (1971-1987). It was also a hugely popular recording location for Long Island's revered WLIR radio station, who broadcast the show across the airwaves.
    LP1
    1. Standin' On The Corner (Live)
    2. I Never Talk To Strangers (Live)
    3. Pasties And G-Strings (Live)
    4. Invitation To The Blues/Eggs And Sausage (Live)
    5. Jitterbug Boy (Live)
    6. Step Right Up (Live)


    LP2
    1. I Wish I Was In New Orleans/Small Change (Live)
    2. The Piano Has Been Drinking (Live)
    3. Emotional Weather Report (Live)
    4. Muriel (Live)
    5. Jack & Neal/California, Here I Come (Live)
    6. Tom Traubert's Blues (Live)

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  • Alice Alice Quick View

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    Alice

    Alice has been called Wait's long-lost masterpiece. Originally performed as an opera directed by Robert Wilson for Hamburg's Thalia Theatre in 1992, but left unrecorded until 2001. The show ran for a year and a half using an unusual orchestra designed by Waits to underpin the songs co-written with his wife Kathleen Brennen. Rather than being directly based on Lewis Carroll's Alice In Wonderland and Through The Looking Glass, the Waits-Brennen Alice takes inspiration from feelings remembered and dreams recalled after reading the books. Released simultaneously with Blood Money.
    1. Alice
    2. Everything You Can Think

    3. Flowers Grave
    4. No One Knows I'm Gone

    5. Kommienezuepadt
    6. Poor Edward
    7. Table Top Joe
    8. Lost In The Harbor

    9. We're All Mad Here
    10. Watch Her Disappear
    11. Reeperbahn
    12. I'm Still Here
    13. Fish & Bird
    14. Barcarolle
    15. Fawn
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  • Born And Thrown On A Hook (On Sale) Born And Thrown On A Hook (On Sale) On Sale Quick View

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    Born And Thrown On A Hook (On Sale)

    Drink Up Buttercup may hail from Philadelphia but the geography of their debut album Born & Thrown On A Hook is less easily located on a physical map. It's an occasionally surreal mythology filled with tales of hopelessly flawed characters, star-crossed lovers, drunks, fairy tales & bad trips. It exists in a world touched upon previously by Tom Waits, Hans Christian Anderson and Lloyd Kaufman while musically it follows the direct lineage of classic songwriting: Bowie, The Beatles & The Beach Boys' late 60s lysergia, early Roxy Music, Sabbath's bass heavy pulse & the crescendos of Arcade Fire.
    Seasickness Pills

    Animate The Hangtime
    Young Ladies
    Doggy Head
    Even Think
    Gods and Gentlemen
    Lovers Play Dead

    Who Spilled The Beaker

    Heavy Hand
    Pink Sunshine
    Vietnam Waltz
    Sosey and Dosey

    Mr. Pie Eyes

    Maestro Monsignor
    Drink Up Buttercup
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  • Real Gone Real Gone Quick View

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    Real Gone

    Written and produced by Tom Waits and Kathleen Brennan, his wife and long-time collaborator, 2004's Real Gone features 15 tracks of funk, strange stories, Jamaican rock-steady, blues both urban and rural, rhythms and melodies both Latin and African and, for the first time, no piano. Waits spent a lot of time in his 'sonic junkyard,' as he calls it, coming up with new sounds both instrumentally and for recording his voice in intriguing new ways. Another distinctive set from the peerless singer-songwriter.

    1. Top of the Hill

    2. Hoist That Rag
    3. Sins of My Father
    4. Shake It

    5. Don't Go into That Barn
    6. How's It Gonna End
    7. Metropolitan Glide

    8. Dead and Lovely
    9. Circus

    10. Trampled Rose

    11. Green Grass

    12. Baby Gonna Leave Me

    13. Clang Boom Steam

    14. Make It Rain

    15. Day After Tomorrow
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    Blood Money

    Import


    Blood Money uses the same template and players as Alice (released at the same time) and first saw life as an opera production by Robert Wilson. It's Waits's treatment of Georg Buchner's 1837 socio-political play, Woyzek which premiered in 2000 in Copenhagen. It's a dark morality play performed in a style where a barker from a medicine show is mysteriously transported to the Weimar Republic via Tin Pan Alley. Disturbing and delirious when it's not romantic and hilarious, the songs have a much more direct emotional appeal than the surrealistic Alice.

    1. Misery Is the River
    2. Everything Goes to Hell
    3. Coney Island Baby
    4. All the World Was Green
    5. God's Away on Business
    6. Another Man's Vine
    7. Knife Chase
    8. Lullaby
    9. Starving in the Belly of a Whale
    10. The Part You Throw Away
    11. Woe
    12. Calliope
    13. A Good Man Is Hard to Find
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  • One From The Heart One From The Heart Quick View

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    One From The Heart

    1. Opening Montage

    2. Is There Any Way Out Of This Dream?
    3. Picking Up After You

    4. Old Boyfriends
    5. Broken Bicycles
    6. I Beg Your Pardon
    7. Little Boy Blue
    8. Instrumental Montage

    9. You Can't Unring A Bell
    10. This One's From The Heart
    11. Take Me Home
    12. Presents
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  • The Early Years: Volume One The Early Years: Volume One Quick View

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    The Early Years: Volume One

    1. Goin' Down Slow
    2. Poncho's Lament
    3. I'm Your Late Night Evening Prostitute
    4. Had Me a Girl
    5. Ice Cream Man
    6. Rockin' Chair
    7. Virginia Avenue
    8. Midnight Lullaby
    9. When You Ain't Got Nobody
    10. Little Trip to Heaven
    11. Frank's Song
    12. Looks Like I'm up Shit Creek Again
    13. So Long I'll See Ya
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  • Round Midnight - The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975 Round Midnight - The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975 Quick View

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    Round Midnight - The Minneapolis Broadcast 1975

    STUNNING 180 GRAM VINYL RELEASE OF THIS TOM WAITS LIVE PERFORMANCE


    1000 ONLY LIMITED EDITION


    In December, Tom entered the studios of KQRS Minneapolis for his first ever FM broadcast, floated across the airwaves by that very station and syndicated by many others nationwide.


    Now considered the holy grail of Waits broadcasts amongst serious collectors of the great mans work, this performance featuring Tom Waits alone at his piano with just his magnificent voice as accompaniment, the way he should be heard, is nothing short of staggering.


    This CD contains the full KQRS broadcast in perfect FM stereo quality, during which Tom performs a range of songs taken from his first three records Closing Time , The Heart Of Saturday Night and the aforementioned Nighthawks.


    Bonus tracks include a further three exceptional TV broadcasts from the early to mid 1980s, and include Mr. Siegal performed on Don Lang s show in 1981, plus two 1986 Letterman broadcasts in support of his then brand new masterpiece Swordfishtrombones


    SIDE A


    1. Emotional Weather Report
    2. Eggs & Sausage [Intro.]
    3. Eggs & Sausage
    4. Better Off Without A Wife


    SIDE B


    5. Semi Suite
    6. Spare Parts
    7. The Ghosts Of Saturday / The Heart Of Saturday Night
    8. New Coat Of Paint


    SIDE C


    1. Warm Beer & Cold Women
    2. Virginia Avenue (2:48)
    3. San Diego Serenade
    4. Putnam County
    5. Ol 55


    SIDE D


    6. Mr Siegal [Don Lane Show 1981]*
    7. Tango Till Theyre Sore [David Letterman Show 1986]*
    8. Time [David Letterman Show 1986]*
    *bonus track

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  • American Recordings American Recordings Quick View

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    American Recordings

    In 1994 Cash stunned the music world with this commanding collection of 13 solo acoustic performances that roll from gospel to cowboy to sarcastic folk.
    Minimalism had long been Cash's meal ticket, but this time around, producer Rick Rubin stripped it all away, recording the bulk of the record in Cash's
    cabin or his own living room (two cuts were captured live at the Viper Room in front of an emphatic audience). Cash offers five typically direct and vivid
    originals, but he also seizes control of songs by Kris Kristofferson, Nick Lowe, Leonard Cohen, Tom Waits, and Loudon Wainwright. Forty years after Hey
    Porter, Cash delivers a pure, naked, and incredibly moving record that, dare we say, rivals the impact of his greatest achievements. --Marc Greilsamer


    Johnny Cash had already recorded some of the most important Country albums in the history of the genre, yet, although he was still making quality music
    throughout the '80s, record sales and label support were the lowest he'd ever experienced in his entire career. By the early '90s, he was without a label for
    the first time in four decades. Longtime fan, label owner and producer Rick Rubin stepped in, asked Johnny to return to his roots and together, they recreated
    the legend of the Man In Black. Features Cash performing his own compositions as well as songs from Loudon Wainwright, Leonard Cohen, Nick
    Lowe, Tom Waits and Glenn Danzig. American Recordings earned Johnny a 1995 Grammy Award for Best Contemporary Folk Album. A stunning return
    to form.

    1. Delia's Gone
    2. Let The Train Blow The Whistle
    3. The Beast In Me
    4. Drive On
    5. Why Me Lord
    6. Thirteen
    7. Oh, Bury Me Not
    8. Introduction: A Cowboy's Prayer
    9. Bird On A Wire
    10. Tennessee Stud
    11. Down There By The Train
    12. Redemption
    13. Like A Soldier
    14. The Man Who Couldn't Cry
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  • Fumblin' On The Radio Fumblin' On The Radio Quick View

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    Fumblin' On The Radio

    Limited Edition 140 Gram Vinyl


    This 1974 live Tom Waits radio broadcast from KPFK-FM out of Los Angeles includes 20 tracks in all, with 10 songs and 10 interview segments. This recording is a legendary part of the Tom Waits archive and would make a great addition to every fan's collection.

    LP 1
    1. Intro / Better Off Without A Wife
    2. Interview 1

    3. On A Foggy

    4. Interview 2

    5. The Ghosts Of Saturday Night

    6. (Looking For) The Heart Of Saturday Night

    7. Interview 3

    8. Semi Suite

    9. Interview 4

    10. Drunk On The Moon


    LP 2
    1. Interview 5

    2. Depot Depot

    3. Interview 6

    4. Diamonds On My Windshield

    5. Interview 7

    6. San Diego Serenade

    7. Interview 8

    8. Rosie

    9. Interview 9

    10. Fumblin' With The Blues

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  • Seriously Seriously Quick View

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    Seriously

    Ralph Carney was a founding member of the pre-Waitresses band, Tin Huey, but is best known for his long association with singer Tom Waits, and collaboration with his nephew, Patrick Carney, on the Black Keys album, Attack & Release, and occasionally joins them on stage. He was a member of the Oranj Symphonette with fellow Waits alumni Joe Gore and Matt Brubeck. Ralph has guested with Yo La Tengo and Medeski, Martin and Wood for live shows and recorded on a T-Bone Burnett-produced project the, Ghost Brothers of Darkland County, with Marc Ribot and Elvis Costello (release date TBA). In 2009 he toured with They Might be Giants and in 2008 he recorded and performed with Black Francis in a score for the Silent film Der Golem. He performed on many Hal Willner-produced shows at UCLA's Royce Hall including a Tribute to Harry Smith in 2001, with a huge number of performers including Todd Rundgren, David Thomas, Phillip Glass, and David Johanson. The album, Seriously, was recorded at Getreel Studios by Robert Preston and Rugbeaters Studio by Ralph Carney in January and February, 2011. Carney has four full lengths out, including 2009's Ralph Carney's Serious Jass Project (Akroncracker Records). Carney explains I decided to do another record of tunes I loved, sticking close to the same styles as my first album. Basically a mix of honkers and screamers type saxophonists, mostly from the late 1940's through the early to mid 1950's, along side kinda obscure Ellington small band songs...I also did a couple of Coleman Hawkins tunes from his time in Europe in the 30's.
    1. Blue Creek Hop
    2. Meet Dr. Foo
    3. Echoes of Harlem
    4. Carnival in Caroline
    5. Moondog Boogie
    6. Gypsy Without a Song
    7. Linger Awhile
    8. Pompton Turnpike
    9. I Wish I Were Twins
    10. You Took Advantage Of Me
    11. Happy Feet
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  • One From The Heart One From The Heart Quick View

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    One From The Heart

    Numbered, Limited Edition


    Tom Waits and Crystal Gale Create Magic Together on Waits' Most Accessible Outing


    Small Combo Band Provides Jazzy and Bluesy Support


    Stupendous Sonics: Music Largely Recorded Live on Studio Floor


    One From the Heart ranks among the best soundtracks in history. Essential for any Tom Waits or Crystal Gayle devotee, it sets an example of what's not only possible, but should be expected and demanded, when two likeminded artists collaborate. Heartstrings are tugged, passions kindled and lost, sentiments exchanged, skeletons dragged out of closets, seasons changed, romantic truisms cited. And its wide-open sound is supreme, the result of most tracks being recorded live in the studio, free of after-effects and interference.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g LP presents the Academy Award-nominated One From the Heart in stunning sonic relief. You'll be able to gauge the signature tones of the guitars and hear inside the cavity of Waits' piano. Perhaps most importantly, Gayle and Waits' voices now sound just feet away, with your room converted into the world's coolest late-night lounge. Spatial cues, background accents, and studio dimensions emerge with striking realism.


    Inspired by a track Waits cut with Bette Midler on his Foreign Affairs effort, One From the Heart overflows with simpatico chemistry, poignant contrast, elegant atmospherics, and awestruck intimacy. On their four vocal duets, Gayle and Waits inhabit the personas of a man and woman breaking apart yet sharing common bonds. Their singing plumbs emotional depths that traverse melancholy, sensuality, and understanding. Made before Waits' baritone turned into a deep, gravel-laden instrument, the songs are more smoke than whiskey, more piano-man empathy than hipster growler.


    Written by Waits, the music occupies a common ground between laidback small-combo jazz, lounge pop, and downbeat blues. Classy string orchestrations abet a crack ensemble comprised of saxophonist Terry Edwards, drummer Shelly Manne, pianist Pete Jolly, bassist Greg Cohen, and others. The arrangements seamlessly melt into both vocalists' leads, allowing every note-every piano clink, acoustic bass ripple, brushed snare drum-to register with utmost magnitude.


    Experienced on stunning soliloquy pieces such as Gayle's mournful ballad "Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?" and back-and-forth collaborative efforts like the breakup take "Picking Up After You," beautiful instrumentation, spacious production, and flawless vocal phrasing take hold. You can picture the broken dreams exiting out the side doors of the dim bars and abandoned houses that pepper the narratives. Renowned for his sad songs, Waits has never been in better form, the goodbye fare clicking with unflinching honesty and personality.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Opening Montage: Tom's Piano Intro/Once Upon a Town
    2. Is There Any Way Out of This Dream?
    3. Picking Up After You
    4. Old Boyfriends
    5. Broken Bicycles
    6. I Beg Your Pardon
    7. Little Boy Blue
    8. Instrumental Montage: The Tango/Circus Girl
    9. You Can't Unring a Bell
    10. This One's From the Heart
    11. Take Me Home
    12. Presents
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  • Bon Iver Bon Iver Quick View

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    Bon Iver

    Bon Iver is Justin Vernon returning to former haunts with a new spirit. The reprises are there, solitude, quietude, hope and desperation compressed, but always a rhythm arises, a pulse vivified by gratitude and grace notes. The winter, the legend, has faded to just that, and this is the new momentary present.


    Bon Iver is often equated with just me, says Vernon, but you are who surrounds you, and for Bon Iver I wanted to invite those voices as musical catalysts. Thus on the track Beth/Rest and throughout the album, we hear the pedal steel of Greg Leisz (Lucinda Williams, Bill Frisell), the uniquely layered low end of Colin Stetsons (Tom Waits, Arcade Fire) saxophones, the riffing of Mike Lewis (Happy Apple, Andrew Bird) altos and tenors, and the lush horns of C.J. Camerieri (Rufus Wainwright, Sufjan Stevens). Bon Iver regulars Sean Carey, Mike Noyce and Matt McCaughan contributed vocals, drums and production, Rob Moose (Antony and the Johnsons, The National) helped with arranging and added strings, and fellow members of Volcano Choir, Jim Schoenecker and Tom Wincek provided processing.


    Bon Iver was recorded and mixed over the course of three years at April Base Studios, a remodeled veterinarians clinic located in rural Fall Creek, Wisconsin.

    1. Perth

    2. Minnesota, WI
    3. Holocene
    4. Towers
    5. Michicant
    6. Hinnom, TX
    7. Wash.
    8. Calgary
    9. Lisbon, OH
    10. Beth/Rest
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  • Attack & Release Attack & Release Quick View

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    Attack & Release

    Until now, guitarist-singer Dan Auerbach and drummer Patrick Carney of the Black Keys took an extreme do-it-yourself approach to record making, hunkering down in a basement studio or setting up equipment in one of the abandoned factories of their native Akron, Ohio. Their modus operandi was more seance than session. With a minimal set of tools, they conjured up a big, swaggering blues-rock sound, seemingly drawn from some distant time and place yet too weirdly original to ever be called retro. As Rolling Stone put it in a review of their 2006 Nonesuch debut, Magic Potion, Pure blues rock of this caliber is really timeless.


    For this album, however, the Black Keys decided not to go it alone: Attack and Release is the result of one of the most audacious and eagerly awaited collaborations in alternative rock history. As producer, Auerbach and Carney chose Danger Mouse, the mega-eclectic sonic mastermind behind the Grammy Award-winning Gnarls Barkley's St. Elsewhere and its multi-format hit, Crazy, as well as the music-industry provocateur who created the mother of all mash-ups, The Grey Album. The Black Keys also deigned to work at an established studio, albeit one within driving distance of Akron. Suma Recording, a legendary spot in northeast Ohio renowned for its supply of great vintage gear, provided just the right ambience for the guys. As Carney put it, with genuine affection, Suma smells like a moldy cabin and looks like a haunted house.


    On Attack and Release, Danger Mouse is more creative co-conspirator than traditional figure behind the boards. He doesn't radically alter the duo's sound so much as coax out more of its inherent soulfulness, groove and bittersweet emotion. Two versions of Remember When illustrate how the duo can swing easily from smoldering ballad to thrashing rocker. I'm more pleased with the sound of this record than any one we've ever made, says Carney, and Auerbach concurs: We never let it all go like we did for this one, anything was game. It was just fun to make, and that's why I think it's so successful. The band adds more instrumentation to their mix, including piano, organ and moog synthesizer. Danger Mouse fashions subtle special effects, like the ghostly background choir that surfaces on the moody I Got Mine, which sounds as if it were samples from some old Warner Bros. cartoon. The Black Keys also invited in a few special guests: guitarist Marc Ribot and clarinetist-flautist (and Pat's uncle) Ralph Carney, both veterans of Tom Waits' band and players on countless avant-rock/jazz/noise session. Jessica Lea Mayfield a/k/a Chittlin, an impressive 18 year-old bluegrass/country singer from Kent, Ohio, sings alongside a heart-breakingly plaintive Auerbauch on the slow-dance final cut, Things Ain't Like They Used to Be

    1. All You Ever Wanted
    2. I Got Mine
    3. Strange Times
    4. Psychotic Girl
    5. Lies
    6. Remember When (Side A)
    7. Remember When (Side B)
    8. Same Old Thing
    9. So He Won't Break
    10. Oceans & Streams
    11. Things Ain't Like They Used to Be
    The Black Keys
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    Rickie Lee Jones

    Rickie Lee Jones on Numbered Limited Edition 180 Gram LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Rickie Lee Jones' Hip, Jazzy Debut as Fresh Today As It Was in 1979


    Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: At Last, the Definitive-Sounding Edition of the Diversified Genre-Hopping Classic


    Coolsville: Music Combines Finger-Snapping Style, Beret-Wearing Artfulness, Bohemian Pop Know-How


    Double-Platinum Album Includes Top 10 Hit "Chuck E's In Love"


    Rickie Lee Jones was hip before hipsters came of age. Wearing a beret, exuding supreme cool, and visually demarcating herself as a member of a bohemian underground, her image on the cover of her self-titled debut says as much about the singer-songwriter as it does the music within the grooves. Uninterested in coloring within the lines, Jones steps out, a dreamer in the post-punk age, an adventurous drifter seemingly deaf to the noisiness of her era. No wonder the work remains one of the most impressive opening salvos in history.


    Mastered from the original master tapes, Mobile Fidelity's 180 gram LP edition of Jones' double-platinum 1979 smash finally gives listeners the ultimate version of this long-adored masterpiece. Always prized by audiophiles for its sonics, the record now breathes with a clearer air, with enhancements in dynamics, imaging, soundstaging, and frequency extension apparent seconds after the needle touches down on the opening grooves. Jones' singular, jazzy vocals-straddling territory between youthful surprise, street-smart sharp, and grown-up seriousness-take on stupendously lifelike qualities to the extent you can hear into her lungs.


    Emerging from a quiet Los Angeles scene that also laid claim to Tom Waits, a former love interest, Jones reflects an undiminished capacity for fusing folk, R&B, pop, jazz, and scatted word poetry on an effort that matches the flexibility and elasticity of the artist's creative approach. As if playing games of hide and seek, Jones often dances around conventional syllabic phrases, using her delivery to stretch language and vowels, turning in diction that's at once gorgeous and enterprising. She taps into a subtlety of texture and ambience well beyond her then 23-year-old age, inserting sly humor when apt, and never shying away from raw emotion.


    Renowned for the Top 10 hit "Chuck E's In Love," Rickie Lee Jones overflows with finger-snapping be-bop accents, funky cabaret melodies, bluesy bridges, soothing balladry, and even Westernized fills. Subdued complexities flavor the arrangements, expressly tailored for Jones' portrait-rich storytelling and character-driven narratives. Such diversity is on display on the metaphorical heartache of "Last Chance Texaco," reflective "Company," and corner-hangout musings of "Danny's All-Star Joint." Throughout, intricate guitar lines give listeners further reason to concentrate on the tunes. This one is simply a must-have.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Chuck E's In Love
    2. On Saturday Afternoons in 1963
    3. Night Train
    4. Young Blood
    5. Easy Money
    6. Last Chance Texaco
    7. Danny's All-Star Joint
    8. Coolsville
    9. Weasel and the White Boys Cool
    10. Company
    11. After Hours
    Rickie Lee Jones
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    The Fabulous Johnny Cash (Awaiting Repress)

    Numbered, Limited Edition!

    Limited to Only 1000 Numbered Copies!


    Impex Records and Audio International announce the resurrection of an American Classic! The Fabulous Johnny Cash on Impex 180 Gram Vinyl!


    The Fabulous Johnny Cash was the third album by country singer Johnny Cash. Originally released in 1959 by Columbia, soon after his departure from Sun Records.


    When Johnny Cash comes on the radio, no one changes the station. It's a voice, a name with a soul that cuts across all boundaries and it's a voice we all believe. Yours is a voice that speaks for the saints and the sinners - It's like branch water for the soul. Long may you sing out. Loud. - Tom Waits

    1. Run Softly, Blue River

    2. Frankie's Man, Johnny
    3. That's All Over
    4. The Troubadour
    5. One More Ride
    6. That's Enough
    7. I Still Miss Someone
    8. Don't Take Your Guns to Town
    9. I'd Rather Die Young
    10. Pickin' Time
    11. Shepherd of My Heart
    12. Suppertime
    Johnny Cash
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    The Girl In The Other Room

    Album from the Jazz/Pop singer and pianist, originally release in 2004. On Girl In The Other Room, Krall reinvents songs originally penned by Tom Waits, Mose Allison, and Joni Mitchell, as well as compositions by herself and new husband, Elvis Costello.
    1. Stop This World
    2. The Girl In The Other Room
    3. Temptation
    4. Almost Blue
    5. I've Changed My Address
    6. Love Me Like A Man
    7. I'm Pulling Through
    8. Black Crow
    9. Narrow Daylight
    10. Abandoned Masquerade
    11. I'm Coming Through
    12. Departure Bay
    Diana Krall
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    The Bright Mississippi

    Through his work as producer, composer, arranger and consummate session man, New Orleans native Allen Toussaint has truly earned living-legend status. He has collaborated on landmark recordings for such artists as Ernie K. Doe, Lee Dorsey, Dr. John, the Meters, the Pointer Sisters and Labelle and released acclaimed albums of his own. The 70 year-old pianist, already a Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Inductee, was the recipient, on the recent Grammy Awards telecast, of the Recording Academy's prestigious Trustee Award, honoring a lifetime in the studio, both behind the scenes and in front of the mic.


    On The Bright Mississippi, his Nonesuch debut, Toussaint continues to break new ground with his first jazz-oriented set, displaying the same effortless swing and relaxed charm he brought to his classic rock and roll sides. He salutes Big Easy stars of a previous generation, the jazz greats who, in the early 20th century, built the genre from the ground up and turned the ears of the world to New Orleans. Backed by an all-star combo that sounds like a group of old friends, Toussaint reinterprets classic jazz and blues tunes popularized or written by such New Orleans greats as Louis Armstrong, Sidney Bechet, Jelly Roll Morton and Joe King Oliver, as well as pieces composed by fellow travelers Django Reinhardt, Duke Ellington and Thelonious Monk. He accedes the producers chair to trusted friend Joe Henry, who sat behind the board for Toussaint's contributions to Our New Orleans, Nonesuch Records best-selling 2005 benefit release aiding hurricane victims on the Gulf Coast. Henry also produced The River In Reverse, Toussaint's 2006 post-Katrina collaboration with Elvis Costello.


    Henry assembled a decidedly non-traditional band of backing players for The Bright Mississippi, assuring a fresh take on such venerable tunes as West End Blues, St. James Infirmary, and Dear Old Southland. Joining Toussaint for four days of sessions at Manhattans Avatar Studio were guitarist Marc Ribot (Costello, Tom Waits), bassist David Piltch (k.d. lang), clarinetist Don Byron, trumpeter Nicholas Payton and drummer Jay Bellerose (Robert Plant /Alison Krauss, Sam Phillips). Nonesuch label-mates Brad Mehldau (piano) and Joshua Redman (saxophone) stopped by for one tune each.It was wonderful, says Toussaint of these convivial sessions.


    Everything is live, of course. This isn't the kind of assembly line music where somebody put the wheels on here and somebody put the top on there. Everything got done at the same time, so everybody fed on each other, their personality and tonality.

    LP 1
    1. Egyptian Fantasy
    2. A Dear Old Southland
    3. St. James Infirmary
    4. Singin the Blues
    5. Winin Boy Blues
    6. West End Blues


    LP 2
    1. Blue Drag
    2. Just a Closer Walk with Thee
    3. Bright Mississippi
    4. Day Dream
    5. Long, Long Journey
    6. Solitude

    Allen Toussaint
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    On The Border


    Certified Multi-Platinum (2 times) by the RIAA. (3/01)


    On their third album, the Eagles finally produced a No. 1 hit with The Best of My Love, but most of On the Border is marked by tough rockers, not sweet ballads. Already Gone is a brusque kiss-off and Midnight Flyer a bluegrass kicker, while James Dean recalls the '50s rebel icon, and the title track reflects on paranoia and creeping Big Brotherism. The Eagles also cover a Tom Waits tune, Ol' 55, and pay tribute to alt-country godfather Gram Parsons on My Man. The album title is prophetic in the sense that the band that made this record (bolstered by the addition of guitarist Don Felder) was on the verge of greatness, but not quite there yet. --Daniel Durchholz

    1. Already Gone
    2. You Never Cry Like A Lover
    3. Midnight Flyer
    4. My Man
    5. On The Border
    6. James Dean
    7. Ol' 55
    8. Is It True?
    9. Good Day In Hell
    10. The Best Of My Love
    The Eagles
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