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  • At Last! At Last! Quick View

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    At Last!

    Ranked 116/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Etta James' debut album, At Last!, originally released in 1961 on Chess subsidiary label, Argo. The album's title track "At Last" and "All I Could Do Was Cry" (co-written by future Motown mogul Berry Gordy) both went to #2 on the R&B charts, while the album itself has gone down in history as one of the great classic albums of early R&B. The 4 bonus tracks are taken from two 1960 singles featuring doo-wop idol Harvey Fuqua of the Moonglows (best known for their 1955 hit "Sincerely"). 180g vinyl pressing with bonus CD.

    1. Anything To Say You're Mine
    2. My Dearest Darling
    2. Trust In Me
    4. Sunday Kind Of Love
    5. Tough Mary
    6. My Heart Cries (bonus track)
    7. Spoonful (bonus track)
    8. I Just Want To Make Love To You
    9. At Last
    10. All I Could Do Was Cry
    11. Stormy Weather
    12. Girl Of My Dreams
    13. It's A Crying Shame (bonus track)
    14. If I Can't Have You (bonus track)
    Etta James
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    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP + CD - Sealed Buy Now
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    Talking Book

    Ranked 90/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Talking Book is the fifteenth album by Stevie Wonder. You Are the Sunshine of My Life, hit #1 on Billboard's Hot
    100 and earned Stevie his first Grammy Award. The album's first single, Superstition, also hit #1 on Billboard's Hot
    100 and Hot Soul Singles charts. This reissue is newly remastered from original analog. The package features
    Braille inscriptions originally available only on the album's rare first pressing.

    1. You Are The Sunshine Of My Life
    2. Maybe Your Baby
    3. You And I (We Can Conquer The World)
    4. Tuesday Heartbreak
    5. You've Got It Bad Girl
    6. Superstition
    7. Big Brother
    8. Blame It On The Sun
    9. Lookin' For Another Pure Love
    10. I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)
    Stevie Wonder
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  • Greatest Hits (Red Vinyl) Greatest Hits (Red Vinyl) Quick View

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    Greatest Hits (Red Vinyl)

    Red Colored Vinyl


    Linda Ronstadt's appeal crossed so many genre lines it's impossible to categorize her as anything other than a gifted vocalist. She enjoyed success on country and rock charts alike with a voice that capably handled the requirements of both styles. There was a commanding roughness to her you-did-me-wrong classic, You're No Good, that mixed both soul and R&B stylings into her vocals. In a similar vein, she handled the Motown standard, Heat Wave, like a pro, this time giving it the slightest hint of a country twang. She even rose to the occasion of covering Buddy Holly's That'll Be the Day. Rondstadt had some of her best moments with material that had a more emotional element, regardless of genre. Love Is a Rose and Tracks of My Tears are good examples of the disparate styles she could navigate with equal aplomb. Greatest Hits doesn't chronicle Rondstadt's hits past the mid-1970s, but is still worth owning, not only for the songs themselves, but as a point of reference in her career. --Steve Gdula

    1. You're No Good
    2. Silver Threads And Golden Needles
    3. Desperado
    4. Love Is A Rose
    5. That'll Be The Day
    6. Long, Long Time
    7. Different Drum
    8. When Will I Be Loved
    9. Love Has No Pride
    10. Heat Wave
    11. It Doesn't Matter Anymore
    12. Tracks Of My Tears
    Linda Ronstadt
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    Something/Anything?

    Ranked 173/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Todd Rundgren's definitive 1972 double album masterpiece, Something/Anything finds the mult-talented singer/songwriter/producer playing every instrument and handling all vocal duties on the first three sides while a band that featured the Sales Brothers accompanies him on the fourth. The sprawling release runs the musical gamut with classic ballads, power-pop numbers, psychedelic hard-rock, Motown soul and everything in between. Includes Rundgren's all-time greatest hit in I Saw the Light as well as Hello It's Me among many others.

    LP1
    1. I Saw the Light
    2. It Wouldn't Have Made Any Difference
    3. Wolfman Jack
    4. Cold Morning Light
    5. It Takes Two to Tango (This is for the Girls)
    6. Sweeter Memories
    7. Intro
    8. Breathless
    9. The Night the Carousel Burned Down
    10. Saving Grace
    11. Marlene
    12. Song of the Viking
    13. I Went to the Mirror

    LP2
    1. Black Maria
    2. One More Day (No Word)
    3. Couldn't I Just Tell You
    4. Torch Song
    5. Little Red Lights
    6. Overture - My Roots: Money (That's What I Want)/Messin' With the Kid
    7. Dust in the Wind
    8. Piss Aaron
    9. Hello It's Me
    10. Some Folds is Even Whiter Than Me
    11. You Left Me Sore
    12. Slut
    Todd Rundgren
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  • Moods Of Marvin Gaye Moods Of Marvin Gaye Quick View

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    Moods Of Marvin Gaye

    Top 10 on the R&B Chart album when released in 1966, Moods is considered one of Marvin Gaye's greatest albums of the 1960s. Features several major hits including "Ain't That Peculiar" and "I'll Be Doggone," as well as now-classic covers of "Night Life" and "One For My Baby (And One More For The Road)."
    1. I'll Be Doggone
    2. Little Darling (I Need You)
    3. Take This Heart Of Mine
    4. Hey Diddle Diddle
    5. One More Heartache
    6. Ain't That Peculiar
    7. Night Life
    8. You've Been A Long Time Coming
    9. Your Unchanging Love
    10. You're The One For Me
    11. I Worry 'Bout You
    12. One For My Baby (And One For The Road)
    Marvin Gaye
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    Songs In The Key Of Life

    No. 56 On Rolling Stone's List Of 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time


    2x 180 Gram Vinyl + Bonus 7-Inch EP


    Two years in the making, Songs In The Key Of Life is a groundbreaking sonic masterpiece that brilliantly brings together Stevie Wonder's genius for pop music, his bold experimentation, and his lyrical humanitarian concerns. Released on the Tamla label by Motown in late September 1976, the 21-song album remains an immeasurable influential recording.


    A critically acclaimed double-LP that includes a four-song bonus EP and a 24-page booklet, Songs In The Key Of Life is the first album by an American artist, and the first double-album, to debut at No. 1 on Billboard's Pop Album Chart. The album won the Grammy® for Album of the Year; Wonder also won for Producer of the Year; Best Pop Vocal Performance, Male; and Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male. The latter was awarded for "I Wish," the first single from the album, which hit No. 1 Pop and R&B. "Sir Duke," the follow-up single, was No. 1 on both charts as well, while "Another Star" and "As" were each Top 40 hits on the Pop and R&B charts; "Another Star" was also a top 3 club chart hit. Among the album's many other notable tracks, "Isn't She Lovely" was a hit without being released as a single; "Pastime Paradise" became the basis of Coolio's 1995 rap hit "Gangsta's Paradise," a No. 1 hit in many countries worldwide. A cover of "As," by George Michael and Mary J. Blige, was a top 5 hit in the U.K. in 1999. That same year, "I Wish" was prominently sampled in the No. 1 hit by Will Smith, "Wild Wild West."


    Songs In The Key Of Life, with Wonder and his band Wonderlove accompanied by all-star musicians and singers, is No. 56 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of "500 Greatest Albums of All Time." It is one of the few albums to be awarded Diamond status by the RIAA, for sales of more than ten million copies in the U.S.

    LP 1
    1. Love's In Need Of Love Today
    2. Have A Talk With God
    3. Village Ghetto Land
    4. Contusion
    5. Sir Duke
    6. I Wish
    7. Knocks Me Off My Feet
    8. Pastime Paradise
    9. Summer Soft


    LP 2
    1. Ordinary Pain
    2. Isn't She Lovely
    3. Joy Inside My Tears
    4. Black Man
    5. Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing
    6. If It's Magic
    7. As
    8. Another Star


    A Something Extra 7 EP
    1. Saturn
    2. Ebony Eye
    3. All Day Sucker
    4. Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)

    Stevie Wonder
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    That's The Way Love Is

    When "That's The Way Love Is," from the album M.P.G. became such a huge hit, Motown issued an album of the same name, and included the title song as its centerpiece. The album, which went Top 20 R&B, is also significant for Marvin's cover versions of recent pop hits, particularly "Abraham, Martin and John" (a U.K. hit) and "Yesterday," now recognized as one of the greatest interpretations of a Beatles song.

    1. Gonna Give Her All The Love I've Got
    2. Yesterday
    3. Groovin'
    4. I Wish It Would Rain
    5. That's The Way Love Is
    6. How Can I Forget
    1. Abraham Martin & John
    2. Gonna Keep On Tryin' Till I Win Your Love
    3. No Time For Tears
    4. Cloud Nine
    5. Don't You Miss Me A Little Bit Baby
    6. So Long
    Marvin Gaye
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  • Best Of Spinners Best Of Spinners Quick View

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    Best Of Spinners


    Celebrate 4 Decades Of The Spinners With Their Greatest Hits LP From 1978!


    First Time 180 Gram Vinyl Presentation


    Featuring The Legendary Turntable Cover Artwork


    Mastered From The Original Atlantic Records Tapes By Joe Reagoso


    In 1979, superstar R&B veterans The Spinners were rewarded by their label Atlantic Records with their first
    greatest hits album simply titled The Best of Spinners. Featuring the classic line-up of the Phillipe Soul Wynn,
    Henry Fambrough, Pervis Jackson, Bobbie Smith and Billy Henderson, these Detroit superstars ruled the charts
    for many soulful years. Featuring a ton of smash hits produced and written by the likes of Philly favorites Thom
    Bell and Linda Creed, and featuring The Sound Of Philadelphia and Motown players like MFSB, and the Funk
    Brothers' Bob Babbit, The Best of Spinners album has become one of their most loved works in their stunning
    gold and platinum career.


    With superlative chart topping pop and R&B classics like Could It Be I'm Falling In Love, I'll Be Around and
    Mighty Love, plus brilliant dance smashes like The Rubberband Man, The Best of Spinners album would go on
    to become one of the best-selling albums in their extensive catalog. The long out of print original version of this
    greatest hits masterpiece also includes the history making duet with Dionne Warwick and their chart topper
    Then Came You.


    Dig deeper into the Philly and Detroit grooves and there you find even more platinum plus treasures like
    the masterful One of a Kind (Love Affair), the powerful They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play) plus the
    tender ballads Sadie and How Could I Let You Get Away, making The Best of Spinners one of the finest overviews
    ever of this stellar supergroup.


    Therefore it is with much excitement to announce the first time 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl release of the
    legendary Spinners greatest hits masterpiece The Best of Spinners. Mastered impeccably by Joe "Philly Soul"
    Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Mastering, this stunning LP was long overdue for an audiophile
    vinyl release.


    In addition to all the great hits within, this limited edition anniversary collection also includes the very trendy
    turntable cover artwork, not seen in years in the LP cover format, truly enhancing this album's re-release and
    forever honoring the act and their five star masterwork achievement. We believe this wonderful new audiophile
    release of The Best of Spinners will become one of the most anticipated classic soul releases of the summer!


    One Of A Kind Love Affair Is

    1. I'll Be Around
    2. How Could I Let You Get Away
    3. One of a Kind (Love Affair)
    4. Mighty Love
    5. Ghetto Child
    6. Then Came You (Featuring Dionne Warwick)
    7. Sadie
    8. Could It Be I'm Falling In Love
    9. They Just Can't Stop It the (Games People Play)
    10. The Rubberband Man
    The Spinners
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  • The Great Twenty-Eight  (Super Deluxe) (Pre-Order) The Great Twenty-Eight (Super Deluxe) (Pre-Order) Quick View

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    The Great Twenty-Eight (Super Deluxe) (Pre-Order)

    In honor of the late, great Chuck Berry, UMe is releasing a new Super Deluxe Edition of the original classic 2-LP compilation, which was ranked number 21 on Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time, the highest ranking hits compilation on that list.


    This 'SDE' will include a total of four vinyl LPs and one vinyl EP plus a comprehensive booklet, as follows:


    - The original 2-LP, 28-song set spotlighting Berry's greatest hits - "Maybellene," "Roll Over Beethoven," "Johnny B. Goode," "Rock And Roll Music," Back In The USA," "Sweet Little Sixteen" and 22 more.

    - An additional 28 songs featuring:


    • On LP #3: More hits and B-sides not included on the original Great Twenty-Eight - Berry's only No. 1 Pop hit, "My Ding-A-Ling"; "Wee Wee Hours," the original flip side of "Maybellene" and a top 10 R&B hit on its own; "Too Pooped To Pop 'Casey'," the A-side of "Let It Rock" and top 40 Pop/top 20 R&B single; "No Money Down," a top 10 R&B hit; "Vacation Time," a non-LP B-side; and many more
    • On LP #4: Chuck Berry 'Oh Yeah!: Live In Detroit,' a thrilling, rare concert performance from 1963 in which Chuck is backed by Motown's Funk Brothers band; it was previously available only in a limited box set and will make its vinyl debut
    • On the EP: A bonus red-colored holiday 10-inch vinyl record, with Chuck's holiday standard, "Run Rudolph Run" and "Merry Christmas Baby," and two Christmas songs - "Spending Christmas" and "Christmas" - previously available only in a limited CD box set, also to be issued on vinyl for the first time

    - A 12x12 book featuring reproductions of Chuck's original LP graphics, images from the rare Chess EP series, and other photographs and memorabilia from the Chess archives, as well as a complete LP and singles discography

    - Book will also contain a new essay by best-selling author and SiriusXM host Alan Light, complementing the original liner notes by Michael Lydon from The Great Twenty-Eight.
    LP 1 & 2: The Great Twenty-Eight
    The original classic 2-LP compilation


    LP 1

    1. Maybellene
    2. Thirty Days (To Come Back Home)
    3. You Can't Catch Me
    4. Too Much Monkey Business
    5. Brown-Eyed Handsome Man
    6. Roll Over Beethoven
    7. Havana Moon
    8. School Day (Ring! Ring! Goes The Bell)
    9. Rock And Roll Music
    10. Oh Baby Doll
    11. Reelin' And Rockin'
    12. Sweet Little Sixteen
    13. Johnny B. Goode
    14. Around And Around


    LP 2

    1. Carol
    2. Beautiful Delilah
    3. Memphis, Tennessee
    4. Sweet Little Rock And Roller
    5. Little Queenie
    6. Almost Grown
    7. Back In The U.S.A.
    8. Let It Rock
    9. Bye Bye Johnny
    10. I'm Talking About You
    11. Come On
    12. Nadine (Is It You?)
    13. No Particular Place To Go
    14. I Want To Be Your Driver


    LP 3: More Great Chuck Berry

    1. Wee Wee Hours
    2. No Money Down
    3. Drifting Heart
    4. La Jaunda (Espa├▒ol)
    5. Blue Feeling
    6. Vacation Time
    7. Joe Joe Gun
    8. Too Pooped To Pop Casey
    9. Our Little Rendezvous
    10. You Never Can Tell
    11. Promised Land
    12. Little Marie
    13. Dear Dad
    14. My Ding-A-Ling (live single version)


    LP 4: Oh Yeah! Live In Detroit

    Recorded at the Walled Lake Casino, October 25 & 26, 1963
    First time on vinyl,*First U.S. release

    1. Guitar Boogie
    2. Let It Rock
    3. Almost Grown
    4. Chuck Berry Dialogue 1
    5. Too Much Monkey Business*
    6. Johnny B. Goode
    7. Introduction / Instrumental
    8. Sweet Little Sixteen
    9. Wee Wee Hours
    10. Chuck Berry Dialogue 2
    11. Maybellene
    12. Medley: Goodnite Sweetheart Goodnite/Johnny B. Goode/Let It Rock/School Day


    Bonus: Berry Christmas EP

    1. Run Rudolph Run
    2. Merry Christmas Baby
    3. Spending Christmas (first time on vinyl)
    4. Christmas

    Chuck Berry
    $124.99
    Vinyl LP Box Set + EP - 4 LPs Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
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    Fool's Gold

    Translucent Gold Vinyl


    My greatest hope is that it ends up becoming the soundtrack to some perfect romance, or at the very least a great cocktail party," says Jill Barber of her new album, 'Fool's Gold. Jill - aka "Canada's sweetheart" - is a two-time Juno Award nominee and Montreal Jazz Fest headliner whose last album hit #1 on the iTunes Jazz charts, and landed her a national segment with NPR. She has collaborated with Josh Ritter, Ron Sexsmith, and Kris Kristofferson has called her a "damn good songwriter." She also published a children's book, entitled 'Music is for Everyone,' this May. 'Fool's Gold' explores every nook of Jill's musical history: sultry torch songs, Hank Williams-inspired ballads, an homage to the golden era of the Brill Building, Motown and beyond. Lead single "Broken For Good" ventures into the early days of Motown with its strong backbeat, horns, a driving bass line and immediate pop appeal. She channels Patsy Cline on "The Careless One," a bittersweet Western, full of resignation and sorrow. As Jill puts it, "It hurts me to sing it, just a little. But that's how I know it is a keeper." The record was produced in Toronto by longtime collaborators and bandmates Les Cooper and Drew Jurecka.

    1. Broken For Good
    2. The Least That She Deserves
    3. Let's Call It Love
    4. The Careless One
    5. If Only In My Mind
    6. To The Last
    7. Lucky In Love
    8. Darlin' It Was You
    9. Only You
    10. If You're Going To Break My Heart
    Jill Barber
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  • The Singles The Singles Quick View

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    The Singles


    Yellow & Blue Colored Vinyl


    Oh my gosh - the Jaxx are back.. Re- leased for the first time on vinyl, Base- ment Jaxx - The Singles, span every- thing from the proto punk garage of
    early hit Flylife to the Motown monster
    that is Good Luck, taking in worldwide
    smashes like Red Alert, Where's Your
    Head At, Rendez Vu and Romeo.
    Where most 'greatest hits' albums fall
    down at least once there can be no
    argument that this collection delivers
    the bangers and nothing but.


    Basement Jaxx - The Singles is both
    a timely reminder of just how much
    the Jaxx have turned dance music in- side out and the nonchalant ease with
    which they continue to drop new ever
    more exciting sub-cultural car crashes
    on airwaves and dancefloors around
    the world.

    1. Red Alert (Jaxx Radio Mix)
    2. Good Luck (feat. Lisa Kekaula)
    3. Romeo (Radio Edit)
    4. Oh My Gosh
    5. Bingo Bango (Radio Mix)
    6. Where's Your Heat At (Radio Edit)
    7. Rendez-Vu (Radio Edit)
    8. Jump 'N Shout (feat. Slarta John) (Radio Edit)
    9. Lucky Star (Radio Edit)
    10. Plug It In (Radio Edit)
    11. U Don't Know Me
    12. Do Your Thing
    13. Jus 1 Kiss (Radio Edit)
    14. Flylife
    15. Samba Magic
    Basement Jaxx
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    Otis Blue

    Ranked 74/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Remastered By Kevin Gray At Cohearent Audio From The Original Analog Tapes


    200-Gram 45 RPM Double LP Plated And Pressed At Quality Record Pressings!


    Tip-On Gatefold Jacket From Stoughton Printing


    Otis Redding's third album presents his talent unfettered, his direction clear and his confidence emboldened, with fully half the songs representing a reach that extended his musical grasp. More than a quarter of this album is given over to Redding's version of songs by Sam Cooke, his idol, who had died the previous December.


    Otis Redding Sings Soul is considered by many critics to be Redding's first great album. Recorded in April and July of 1965, it was released September 15th of that same year. The styles of Cooke and Redding couldn't have been more different; Cooke smooth and sure, Redding raw and pleading. But Redding's versions of Shake and A Change Is Gonna Come show how Cooke's sound and message helped shape Redding's Southern soul sound. Redding's singing reaches a new level of expressiveness with this as well as with covers of B.B. King's Rock Me Baby and the Motown hit My Girl.


    This great album receives the full Analogue Productions reissue treatment here, starting with Kevin Gray's remaster from the original analogue tapes. Then we back that up with 200-gram plating and pressing on super-silent vinyl by our own Quality Record Pressings. Finally it's all housed in a tip-on gatefold jacket from Stoughton Printing. Deluxe all the way; you'll be estatic with the results!


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. Ole Man Trouble

    2. Respect
    3. Change Gonna Come
    4. Down In The Valley
    5. I've Been Loving You Too Long
    6. Shake
    7. My Girl
    8. Wonderful World
    9. Rock Me Baby
    10. Satisfaction
    11. You Don't Miss Your Water
    Otis Redding
    $54.99
    200 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    Forever Delayed

    Manic Street Preachers originally gained a loyal following and cult status with their combination of androgynous glam punk imagery, outspoken invective and songs about culture, alienation, boredom and despair. The band's later albums retained a leftist politicization and intellectual lyrical style, while adopting a broader alternative rock sound, especially after the mysterious disappearance of lyricist and rhythm guitarist Richey Edwards in 1995.

    'Forever Delayed' is the Manics' greatest hits album, released in 2002. The album includes three singles which never appeared on earlier albums ('Motown Junk', 'Suicide Is Painless', and 'The Masses Against the Classes'). The latter is one of the band's two UK #1 hits, along with 'If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next'. The album features two new songs as well: 'There by the Grace of God' and 'Door to the River'.

    1. A Design For Life (4:19)

    2. Motorcycle Emptiness (6:05)

    3. If You Tolerate This Your Children Will Be Next (4:51)

    4. La Tristesse Durera (Scream To A Sigh) (4:13)


    1. There By The Grace Of God (3:47)

    2. You Love Us (3:14)

    3. Australia (4:02)

    4. You Stole The Sun From My Heart (4:22)

    5. Kevin Carter (3:24)

    6. Tsunami (3:48)


    1. The Masses Against The Classes (3:21)

    2. From Despair To Where (3:34)

    3. Door To The River (4:40)

    4. Everything Must Go (3:40)

    5. Faster (3:53)


    1. Little Baby Nothing (4:11)

    2. Theme From M*A*S*H (Suicide Is Painless) (3:41)

    3. So Why So Sad (4:01)

    4. The Everlasting (6:09)

    5. Motown Junk (3:57)

    Manic Street Preachers
    $39.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
  • Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits (Out Of Stock) Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits (Out Of Stock) Quick View

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    Rake It In: The Greatestest Hits (Out Of Stock)

    For the uniformed Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, consisting of NOFX frontman Fat Mike, Lagwagon frontman Joey Cape, Foo Fighting Chris Shiflett, Lagwagon drummer Dave Raun, and the unparalleled silky vocals of Spike Slawson, have been banging out other peoples' hits for over two decades now.


    So, what is really left to say about punk super-group and cover band extraordinaire Me First and the Gimme Gimmes? After 7 studio albums, a live record and too many singles to count, they've tackled just about every genre under the sun. Be it Motown, Country, show tunes, Japanese Pop (sung in Japanese!), these seasoned punk rock pros have triumphed on every occasion in a way only the Gimmes could. With such an extensive and wide ranging catalog, where does one begin?


    Lucky for you, they've done that work for you. Rake It In: The Greatest Hits, finally compiles all the best hits onto one disc! From perpetual favorite "I Believe I Can Fly" to the classic Country tune "Desperado", to the diva sensation "Straight Up", the hits just keep a-comin'! They've even thrown in some deeper cuts for the Gimmes' most fervent enthusiasts with "City of New Orleans" and "Hats off to Larry". With 17 of only the very best hits, Rake It In is sure to satisfy Gimmes fans from all reaches of the globe.

    1. The Times They Are A-Changing
    2. Rainbow Connection
    3. City Of New Orleans
    4. Summertime
    5. All My Loving
    6. Straight Up
    7. Over The Rainbow
    8. Country Roads
    9. Sloop John B
    10. Jolene
    11. Uptown Girl
    12. Hats Off To Larry
    13. Desperado
    14. Lady
    15. San Francisco
    16. I Believe I Can Fly
    17. End Of The Road
    Me First & The Gimme Gimmes
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    Vinyl LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock
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    There's A Riot Goin' On (45 RPM) (Out Of Stock)

    Ranked 99/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.

    Sly And The Family Stone There's A Riot Goin' On 180 gram 45RPM 2LP from ORG Music


    Inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 1999 & Ranked #99 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time!


    More than four decades after they first stormed the Pop and R&B charts in the winter of 1968 with "Dance To the Music" - a groundbreaking jam that has the distinction of being chosen for the Grammy Hall Of Fame, the Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame's 500 Songs That Shaped Rock, and Rolling Stone magazine's 500 Greatest Songs Of All Time - the music of Sly and the Family Stone is more vital than ever.


    The band's catalog (every single composition penned by Sylvester Stewart aka Sly Stone) includes their three career-defining RIAA gold Billboard #1 Pop/ #1 R&B smashes, "Everyday People," "Thank You (Falletinme Be Mice Elf Again)" and "Family Affair," and their signature Top 40 hits that began with "Dance To the Music" and went on to include "Stand!," "Hot Fun In the Summertime," "Runnin' Away," "If You Want Me To Stay," "Time For Livin', and more.


    Those songs not only inspired an era of youthful rebellion and independence, but also had a potent effect on the course of modern music in general. A dazzling fusion of psychedelic rock, soul, gospel, jazz, and Latin flavors, Sly's music brought the next step - funk - to a disparate populace of hip artists. From Miles Davis and Herbie Hancock, to the halls of Motown and George Clinton's P-Funk, from Michael Jackson and Curtis Mayfield, down the line to Bob Marley, the Isley Brothers, Prince, Public Enemy, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Arrested Development, the Black Eyed Peas, the Roots, OutKast and on and on, Sly's DNA is traceable to every cell of the musical stratosphere.


    Since it took almost two years to make, the fifth album by bonafide superstars Sly and the Family Stone had everyone salivating in anticipation. Needless to say, Sly did not disappoint! 1971's There's A Riot Goin' On finds the Bay Area-based genius getting funkier than ever before, even as his artistic vision becomes progressively darker. Some may have been disappointed that Sly didn't simply re-create the chart successes of earlier singles, but who can argue with the flat-out brilliance of turning recent big hit Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin) on its head to create the mind-boggling Thank You For Talkin' To Me Africa.


    Two of this hypnotic album's best tunes Family Affair and Runnin' Away were gigantic chart hits, and There's A Riot Goin' On hit #1 Pop/ #1 R&B within a few weeks of its release in November, proving beyond any shadow of a doubt that Sly Stone could totally deliver the goods! A transformative masterpiece, There's A Riot Goin' On was inducted into the Grammy Hall Of Fame in 1999, and is ranked #99 on Rolling Stone magazine's '500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.'

    Luv N' Haight

    Just Like A Baby

    Poet

    Family Affair

    Africa Talks To You The Asphalt Jungle

    There's A Riot Goin' On
    Brave & Strong

    (You Caught Me) Smilin'

    Time

    Spaced Cowboy

    Runnin' Away

    Thank You For Talking To Me Africa
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    The archetype for the '60s-era girl group was etched indelibly into stone, like a commandment: three pretty girls with matching outfits and bouffant hairdos would sing, with musical backing supplied by a bunch of guys standing in the shadows. The Quatro sisters shattered that archetype forever with the Pleasure Seekers, an all-girl teenage rock & roll group who played all the instruments themselves and were fully capable of wiping the stage with any male band that crossed their path.


    The Quatro girls had been brought up in a musically-minded family, nurtured with classical piano and vocal lessons. As Patti recalls, "By 1964, I had been taking guitar lessons, hanging with musicians in the local music scene. We had seen a Beatles concert, and I was quite dazed and focused at the event, watching the audience cry and scream out of control. It was my epiphany moment, and I was determined to start an all-girl band."
    Shortly thereafter, the first lineup of the Pleasure Seekers fell into place with Patti Quatro (lead guitar), Marylou Ball (rhythm guitar), Suzi Quatro (bass), Diane Baker (keyboards), Nan Ball (drums) and vocal duties shared by all. Around the fall of 1965 the girls dared local teen club manager Dave Leone to give them a slot at his popular Hideout Club, claiming they were better than most of the other live bands there. "You're on," responded Leone, "in two weeks. Three songs!"


    The Pleasure Seekers were soon a popular feature at the club, honing their skills alongside the likes of the Rationals, the Amboy Dukes and Bob Seger & the Last Heard. "In the beginning, there was a lot of skepticism," remembers Patti, "especially the first night. The boys crowded the stage, the girlfriends pulled them away with laughter, as if 'Girls playing?! Yeah, right!' It was always satisfying to see them be silenced quickly when we began playing. We grew used to seeing slack jaws open in surprise." Next they were asked by Leone to record and release a single on his Hideout label.


    That March 1966 release is now regarded as the greatest "girl garage" single of the era: "Never Thought You'd Leave Me" b/w "What a Way to Die." "Dave brought lyrics, and we put the songs together quickly," remembers Patti. "We felt very legit in making this record at a small local studio. Nan was the sexy voice on 'Never Thought You'd Leave Me,' and there was lots of laughter as Marylou added the screams on 'What a Way to Die.'" Suzi Quatro remembers the recording as "very important and memorable."


    The Pleasure Seekers were soon in demand in the region, playing teen clubs, parties, colleges and local TV shows. After a series of lineup changes, the band brought in older Quatro sister Arlene (keyboards) and Darline Arnone (drums), the first female drummer sponsored by Slingerland Drums. A short time later, Pami Benford joined-up on guitar and bass (that lineup lasting through most of 1968). "It was a very versatile group," remembers Patti, "with Pami and Suzi sharing bass, and Pami and I sharing lead and rhythm guitars."


    "The gender bias was my hot button," recalls Arlene, "along with confidence in our musical abilities. With women musicians dismissed as a novelty, I delighted in watching the audience go from skepticism/ridicule, to shock/cheers." For Suzi, though, this period was where she learned her craft: "I considered myself a musician, and didn't really think about gender too much." Two tracks recorded in 1967, but unissued at the time, "Elevator Express" and "Gotta Get Away," highlight the band's growing musical maturity since their Hideout debut. "Detroit was the best learning ground in the world for musicians," recalls Suzi, "with an amazing energy and creativity that is in every successful artist that has come out of the city." "We were actually one of the earliest Detroit bands traveling the country," adds Patti. "Everyone wanted this unusual all girl band who rocked an entire Motown revue (changing instruments and singers throughout) and an entire Sgt. Pepper/Magical Mystery Tour revue, as well as covering English bands, acid rock and everything in between."


    Signing up with Associated Booking Corporation, the group began making the transition from local to national act. Producer Dick Corby caught the Pleasure Seekers at Trude Heller's in New York's Greenwich Village and signed them to a Mercury Records deal in early 1968. To keep rein on their finances in NYC, Patti recalls, "We booked Arthur's nightclub for a month, staying at the infamous rock Gorham Hotel, recording by day-playing by night." Also in residence were the Who, the Blues Magoos and an assortment of other bands. "Hitting NYC as young teens, it was exciting, scary, fun-all emotions churning," she continues. "We felt we had hit the big time, going from the tiny local Hideout session to the huge Mercury professional studio facility, complete with session people adding strings and other elements."


    A single pairing "Good Kind of Hurt" and "Light of Love" was released in April 1968, while a third song, "Locked in Your Love," remained in the can. The group then headed out to the Northwest for a lengthy tour. "The Northwest tour was awesome," remembers Patti. "We were billed with Canned Heat, Boyce & Hart and Merilee Rush, and were held over six weeks to tour with Eric Burdon and the Animals. The Mercury single was out, momentum was surging." Both sides of the single were getting airplay, but ultimately it failed to gain any traction. "Really neither song reflected our own sound," admits Patti. "We rearranged 'Light of Love' for live performance, feeling disconnected to the record, yet realizing we had to play ball with the executives to keep us rolling."


    Ultimately Mercury's vision for the Pleasure Seekers clashed rather sharply with the band's vision. "The suits wanted tits and ass," recalls Darline, "wowing Vegas crowds, playing tinkly tunes in lavish costumes." "In that male-dominated music era, we were strictly a novelty, and a high-risk endeavor," adds Patti. "The record executives felt women musicians would fall in love or get pregnant so were not worth investing the time and money. We had to kick down many doors. We were serious musicians, and in it for the right reasons. In the end, we were not happy with a forced direction that Mercury Records had in mind, and ended up leaving the label to rock our music in our own fashion."


    After a memorable 1968 Far East tour, playing for wounded returning American soldiers from Vietnam, the Pleasure Seekers (with new drummer Nancy Rogers) returned to a Detroit that was now, in Patti's words, "exploding with heavier sounds. That sparked us to change direction with new ideas we had been exploring. Arlene left the band and we brought in our youngest sister Nancy (vocals). With Suzi's Joplinesque vocals combined with Nancy's wailing 'female Robert Plant' style, we enjoyed a harder edged, 'double-punch' effect."


    The last four songs on the album, "White Pig Blues," "Brain Confusion," "Where Have You Gone?" and the atmospheric psychedelic mover "Mr. Power," all date from this 1968-69 period when the Pleasure Seekers were playing the Grande Ballroom alongside the MC5, Alice Cooper, the Stooges, the Amboy Dukes and SRC. With this change in musical direction and the departure of Arlene and Pami, the band forged on as Cradle. Suzi Quatro departed for England in 1971, launching a successful solo career. Patti and Nancy continued with Cradle until 1973 when Patti joined another pioneering female rock group, Fanny.


    The Pleasure Seekers reunited recently in April 2012 (minus Suzi) for a well-received show in their hometown, where they were inducted into Detroit's Hall of Fame. "I think all of us Quatro girls are extremely proud of our pioneering days" reflects Patti. "In a renaissance-era of music, we kicked down doors for women to rock heavy. There were key times in our lives of making decisions that may have turned us towards larger fame, but less happiness-depending on your philosophy of such things. The Pleasure Seekers could have been a Las Vegas show act bringing in buckets of money or on Motown, turned very formulaic girlie-soul. But we stayed true to our goals, and I don't think any of us have any regrets of staying our course and playing the music that moved us. It's all been a thrilling ride with great memories."


    - Mike & Anja Stax (Ugly Things magazine)

    1. Intro By DJ The Lord
    2. Gotta Get Away
    3. Never Thought You'd Leave Me
    4. Light Of Love
    5. Good Kind Of Hurt
    6. What A Way To Die
    7. Elevator Express
    8. Locked In Your Love
    9. White Pig Blues
    10. Brain Confusion
    11. Where Have You Gone
    12. Mr. Power
    The Pleasure Seekers
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