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Soul MenSoul Men is the third album by R&B duo Sam & Dave, originally released in 1967. It reached #5 on the Billboard Black Album chart in 1967 and #62 on the Pop Album chart in 1968. The album launched the hit single Soul Man which ranked #1 on the Black Singles charts and #2 on the Pop Singles charts. The song won Sam & Dave a Grammy in 1967 for Best R&B Group, Vocal or Instrumental.1. Soul Man
2. May I Baby
3. Broke Down Piece Of Man
4. Let It Be Me
5. Hold It Baby
6. I'm With You
7. Don't Knock It
8. Just Keep Holding On
9. The Good Runs The Bad Way
10. Rich Kind Of Poverty
11. I've Seen What Loneliness Can Do$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Double DynamiteThis was the second Sam & Dave album to enjoy significant crossover appeal. The 1967 record included such hits as Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody, Soothe Me, and When Something Is Wrong with My Baby. Isaac Hayes and David Porter were now rolling as songwriters, and even though the record didn't attain big pop numbers, the singles clicked with both soul and pop audiences. More importantly, Sam & Dave's teamwork and vocal interaction were establishing them as major stars.
- Ron Wynn (AllMusic.com)1. You Got Me Hummin'
2. Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody
3. That's The Way It's Gotta Be
4. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
5. Soothe Me
6. Just Can't Get Enough
7. Sweet Pains
8. I'm Your Puppet
9. Sleep Good Tonight
10. I Don't Need Nobody (To Tell Me 'Bout My Baby)
11. Home At Last
12. Use Me$21.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
The Best Of Sam And DaveFriday Music is proud to offer the original Atlantic Records masterpiece The Best Of Sam & Dave for the first time on 180g audiophile vinyl. Mastered impeccably from the original Atlantic Records tapes by Joe Reagoso at Friday Music Studios and at Capitol Mastering with Ron McMaster.
Sam Porter and Dave Prater were responsible for some of the finest soul music ever recorded back in the '60s. With an arsenal of the finest musicians like Booker T. & The M.G.'s, plus producers and writers like Issac Hayes at their call, Sam & Dave released a treasure trove of funk, soul and rock masterpieces, which have gone on to become some of the greatest sides ever waxed in modern soul history!
With chart topping soul rockers like Hold On, I'm Comin', I Take What I Want, I Thank You and their all time trademark song Soul Man, the good folks at Atlantic honored this famed duo with their own greatest hits album, the magnificent The Best Of Sam & Dave in 1969. This original album has been out of print for many years and for several decades in the vinyl format, that is until now!
This best of album features all of their original hit recordings mentioned above, as well as more killer funk from the pens and production wizardry of Issac Hayes and David Porter like May I Baby, Wrap It Up, You Got Me Hummin and the all time soul ballad classic When Something Is Wrong With My Baby. Also included here is the original rare album cover artwork featuring the live concert photo by Walter Loos and the excellent packaging design of the legendary Stanislaw Zagorski.1. Hold On, I'm Comin'
2. When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
3. You Don't Know Like I Know
4. May I Baby
5. Soul Man
6. Soothe Me
7. I Thank You
8. I Take What I Want
9. Wrap It Up
10. You Don't Know What You Mean To Me
11. Small Portion Of Your Love
12. You Got Me Hummin'
13. Can't You Find Another Way (Of Doing It)
14. Said I Wasn't Gonna Tell Nobody$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
Mad Dogs & EnglishmenMad Dogs and Englishmen is Joe Cocker's legendary live album, recorded in 1970 at the Fillmore East.
For this record Joe Cocker created a unique sound: a veritable definition of big-band rock with three dozen players working behind the singer.
Mad Dogs and Englishmen consists mostly of covers, drawing equally from rock (The Rolling Stones, Traffic, Bob Dylan, The Beatles) and soul (Ray Charles, Sam and Dave, Otis Redding), and is as much a showcase for arranger & bandleader Leon Russell as it is for Joe Cocker.
As we now know the tour from which this album was drawn took a heavy toll on Joe Cocker and especially his vocal chords because the music was presented on such a grand scale.
Nevertheless, the music still stands to this date and beyond.LP 1
2. Honky Tonk Women
4. Sticks And Stones
5. Cry Me A River
6. Bird On The Wire 6:15
7. Feelin' Alright
10. Let's Go Get Stoned
1a I'll Drown In My Own Tears
1b When Something Is Wrong With My Baby
1c I've Been Loving You Too Long
3. Girl From The North Country
4. Give Peace A Chance
6. She Came In Thru The Bathroom Window
7. Space Captain
8. The Letter
9. Delta Lady$42.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Hold On, I'm Comin' (Pre-Order)Hold On, I'm Comin' is the debut album by 60s soul duo Sam & Dave, issued on the Atlantic-distributed Stax label in 1966.
The album reached number one on the Billboard Black Albums chart and number 45 on the Billboard 200, launching two charting singles. The title track peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot Black Singles chart, and at number 21 on the Billboard Hot 100, while You Don't Know Like I Know peaked at number seven and number 90. An Allmusic review refers to Hold On, I'm Comin' as epitomizing Memphis soul in all its unpretentious, down-home glory.
Sam & Dave are one of the best soul duos and this album is to back up this statement. Plus, it's got Booker T. and the MG's working as the backup band.1. Hold On, I'm Comin'
2. If You Got The Loving
3. I Take What I Want
4. Ease Me
5. I Got Everything I Need
6. It's A Wonder
7. Don't Help Me Out
8. Just Me
9. You Got It Made
10. You Don't Know Like I Know
11. Blame Me (Don't Blame My Heart)$37.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed PRE-ORDER Buy Now
Hip Hug-HerBooker T. & The MG's smoked the charts once again in 1967 with the fabulously slinky Hip Hug-Her -just like they'd never left. As house band for Memphis' Stax Records, backing Otis Redding, Sam & Dave and Wilson Pickett, the MG's had written the book on instrumental soul music, and the Hip Hug-Her album impeccably testifies to the greatness of Booker T. Jones, Steve Cropper, Duck Dunn and Alvin Jackson. MG's versions of the Young Rascals' Groovin' and Bobby Hebb's Sunny were so downright in-the-groove, they became big hits themselves all over again. Another lip-smackingly delicious exact reproduction from Sundazed, on 180-gram vinyl, from the absolute vintage analog tapes!1. Hip Hug-Her
3. Get Ready
5. Double Or Nothing
6. Carnaby St.
7. Slim Jenkinsï¿½ Joint
10. Bookerï¿½s Notion
11. Sunny$24.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Elvis At Stax1973 was a crucial year in the career of Elvis Presley. Riding high on the success of Elvis: Aloha From Hawaii via Satellite, which was seen by over 1 BILLION people, Elvis did something remarkable. He chose to take control of his own business. He sold his future royalties to RCA and he started a new publishing company. No one would tell him what to do ever again.
Elvis decided that his next recording project would be on his home turf - at the red-hot STAX, the launching pad of such greats as Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave and Isaac Hayes. He assembled the very best musicians in town - members of The
MGs, The Memphis Boys and his own TCB band to create the ultimate band and he searched for fresh new material that would reect his new path. Such
songs as "I Got A Feelin' In My Body" and "Loving Arms" demonstrate an artist looking to broaden his palette and his reach.
The STAX material, an amazing chapter of Elvis' career, has never been positioned as a whole
body of work. Until now.LP 1
1. Promised Land
2. I've Got A Thing About You Baby
3. If You Talk In Your Sleep
4. Raised On Rock
5. Help Me
6. I Got A Feelin' In My Body (take 4)
7. For Ol' Times Sake (take 4)
8. Talk About The Good Times (take 3)
9. Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues (take 8)
1. You Asked Me To (take 3A)
2. Loving Arms (take 2) (03:03)
3. Your Love's Been A Long Time Coming (take 4)
4. Spanish Eyes (take 2)
5. It's Midnight (take 7)
6. Find Out What's Happening (takes 8-7)
7. Three Corn Patches$29.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Blue Suede ShoesWritten in October 1955 and released in January 1956, 'Blue Suede Shoes' was an instant classic earning a place in the history books when it became the first million-seller to crossover from the Country chart to the Pop and R&B listings. Swiftly covered by Elvis Presley and later The Beatles, the song remains a Rock'n'Roll anthem. Fitting then that Carl Perkins, the man who wrote and first performed 'Blue Suede Shoes', should be accorded a television special to celebrate its 30th anniversary. On 21st October 1985 at London's Limehouse Studios a superstar cast of friends and fans joined Carl Perkins to record a TV special celebrating his career and the classic songs that he had recorded during it.
Perkins was joined on stage by George Harrison and Eric Clapton along with other stars including Dave Edmunds, Slim Jim Phantom and Lee (Stray Cats) Rocker plus Earl Slick and singer Roseanne Cash, daughter of the legendary Johnny Cash.
George Harrison struck up a lasting friendship with Perkins and much of the continued interest in the programme lies in the prominent role played by Harrison. The former Beatle takes lead vocal on several tracks as well as playing guitar and having a great time. The Beatles connection is even stronger in that Harrison is joined by former colleague Ringo Starr with the show representing their first reunion gig since the mid-1970's.
This album captures the concert and the All-Star band performing Perkins' finest songs including Blue Suede Shoes, That's Alright Mama and Whole Lotta Shakin' Going On.
To celebrate the 30th anniversary of this unique show Madfish are releasing the concert on vinyl for the first time. Carl Perkins & Friends - Blue Suede - A Rockabilly Session is being presented as a gatefold double 10" vinyl with liner notes from Sam Szczepanski, who was one of the lucky fans who managed to get a ticket to the show.LP1
1. Boppin' the Blues
2. Put Your Cat Clothes
3. Honey Don't
5. Mean Woman Blues
6. Turn Around
8. What Kind of Girl
9. Everybody's Trying to Be My Baby
10. Your True Love
1. The World Is Waiting for the Sunrise
2. Medley: That's Alright Mama; Blue Moon of Kentucky; Night Train to Memphis
3. Glad All Over
4. Whole Lotta Shakin' Goin' on
5. Gone Gone Gone
6. Blue Suede Shoes
7. Blue Suede Shoes (Encore)
8. Gone Gone Gone (Encore)$32.9910 Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Long DistanceAfter many requests to incorporate the best of the solo Holly Golightly songs into the live set, with top-notch backing provided by The Brokeoffs, I have picked some of my original band favorites and recorded this collection for old and new fans alike.
The highlight for me was the chance to re-record '(You Ain't) No Big Thing,' the fantastic 1966 Sam and Dave classic that I first started performing live in 1995. It's one of my all time top tunes, along with 'My Love Is,' the fabulous Little Willie John number, which we've given a wistful lone banjo accompaniment this time around.
There is even mix of cover songs and originals to revisit all of them corkers in their own right and all of them especially dear to me. Long Distance is a collection of my good-time foot-tappers and sing-along tear-jerkers. It's my top ten tracks prepared from scratch and served up fresh. - Holly Golightly1. Walk A Mile
2. All Around the Houses
3. Without You Here
4. One Neck
5. Time Will Tell
6. Black Night
7. It's All Me
8. She Said
9. Tell Me So I Know
10. You Have Yet To Win
12. This Ship
13. There's An End$14.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Elvis At StaxRiding high on the success of Aloha From Hawaii, Elvis did something remarkable. He decided that his next recording project would be on his home turf - Memphis, TN. The most desirable studio in town was the red-hot STAX - the launching pad of such greats as Otis Redding, Wilson Pickett, Sam & Dave and Isaac Hayes. Elvis assembled the very best musicians in town - members of Booker T. and The MGs, The Memphis Boys and his own TCB band to create the ultimate band and he searched for fresh new material that would reect his new path. Such songs as "I Got A Feelin' In My Body" and "Loving Arms" demonstrate an artist looking to broaden his palette and his reach.
The Stax material has never been positioned as a whole body of work - but is an amazing chapter of Elvis' career. With the Elvis At Stax release, all of this material is collected for the rst time. Along with some of the funky outtakes, it creates a fresh new package that, while it doesn't have the known hits, tells a great story.LP1
1. Promised Land
2. I've Got A Thing About You Baby
3. If You Talk In Your Sleep
4. Raised On Rock
5. Help Me
6. I Got A Feelin' In My Body
7. For Ol' Times Sake
8. Talk About The Good Times
9. Good Time Charlie's Got The Blues
1. You Asked Me To
2. Loving Arms
3. Your Love's Been A Long Time Coming
4. Spanish Eyes
5. It's Midnight
6. Find Out What's Happening
7. Three Corn Patches
8. My Boy$39.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
We Can Do AnythingWe Can Do Anything follows 2000's Freak Magnet and marks the group's ninth LP. It was recorded in Brooklyn, Nashville, Los Angeles, Milwaukee and Denver during their summer tour. Jeff Hamilton - a multi-instrumentalist in the Femmes' ever-changing backing band, Horns of Dilemma - served as producer, while John Agnello (Sonic Youth, Dinosaur Jr.) mixed.
The We Can Do Anything cover art was drawn by Kevin Hearn of the Barenaked Ladies, whom Violent Femmes toured with over the summer. He also contributed accordion, guitars, keys and backing vocals to several songs on the album.
Violent Femmes frontman Gordon Gano culled a handful of songs for We Can Do Anything from his trove of old cassette demos and journals, including Big Car and I Could Be Anything. He also shared writing duties on various songs with Sam Hollander, Dave Katz and Better Than Ezra's Kevin Griffin; We Can Do Anything also boasts one cover, What You Really Mean, which was written by Gano's sister, folk musician and artist, Cynthia Gayneau.
-Rolling Stone1. Memory
2. I Could Be Anything
4. Holy Ghost
5. What You Really Mean
7. Traveling Solves Everything
8. Big Car
9. Untrue Love
10. I'm Not Done$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
"Blond and boisterous, music's newest hot chick" - Teen Vogue
"Artist To Watch" - Esquire
"Blown away by her voice" - Perez Hilton
"Dangerously Catchy" - Entertainment Weekly
Pop, blues, soul, and rock'n'roll singer/songwriter/guitarist/ banjoist Elle King announces today that her debut album LOVE STUFF will be released on RCA Records.
Elle worked with acclaimed collaborators on LOVE STUFF including Jeff Bhasker (Fun., Kanye West, The Rolling Stones), Eg White (Adele, Sam Smith), Jacknife Lee (R.E.M., U2, Crystal Castles), Mark Ronson (Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, Paul McCartney), Martin Johnson, and Dave Bassett, among others.
Her single "Ex's & Oh's" was #1 Most Added at AAA radio upon release and has received tremendous praise: Billboard raves "Mix Duffy's vocals, the Black Keys' urgent rhythms and a hook and tempo that recalls P!nk's So What, and you have Elle King's catchy and clever RCA debut." Perez Hilton writes: "She's like a modern-day Janis Joplin! Elle King is the real deal! A true talent!" Muumuse declares: "Elle King, the man eatin', shit talkin' spitfire of your dreams or nightmares. (Boys: You've been warned)."
LOVE STUFF showcases Elle's powerful voice, tremendous songwriting, playful spirit, and bad-ass ways with lyrics that chronicle bad boyfriends, passionate relationships, and heartbreak.
Elle has toured with Of Monsters and Men, Train, Ed Sheeran, Michael Kiwanuka, and many others. With the release of her critically acclaimed 4 track EP,THE ELLE KING EP, Elle made her network television debut with her single "Playing For Keeps" on the Late Show With David Letterman (click here to watch her performance).The track was featured as the theme song for VH1's "Mob Wives Chicago" and chosen for the national TV ad campaign for Mad Men. With the release of her EP, Elle has been featured by Esquire, Teen Vogue, Vanity Fair, Glamour, Entertainment Weekly, and many more.1. Where The Devil Don't Go
2. Ex's & Oh's
3. Under the Influence
4. Last Damn Night
5. Kocaine Karolina
6. Song of Sorrow
7. America's Sweetheart
8. I Told You I Was Mean
9. Ain't Gonna Drown
11. Make You Smile
12. See You Again$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
ContrastsDave Holland always described Sam Rivers' groups as his finishing school. It was Sam who instructed him to play "all the music" - inside, outside, atonal, swing, blues, and all the hues of the jazz and chamber music traditions. By the time of Contrasts, Rivers and Holland had been working together consistently for seven years (with Dave's Conference of the Birds at the start of the story), a powerhouse combination of multi-reeds and double bass. Of the drummers who passed through the line-up, Thurman Barker was one of the most creative, rippling across drum kit and marimba. Young trombone innovator George Lewis had already worked with Holland and Barker in Anthony Braxton groups. For Contrasts everyone was fired up and ready to play.
Sam Rivers (soprano and tenor saxophones, flute)
George Lewis (trombone)
Dave Holland (bass)
Thurman Barker (drums, marimba)
Recorded December 19791. Circles
7. Lines$25.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Against The GrainRe-Mastered from the Original ¼ inch Tape
Featuring the Original Restored Album Artwork with a Printed Inner Sleeve!
After releasing two albums in 1973 and a live, contract-fulfilling disc in 1974, Gallagher returned rested and recharged in 1975 with a new record label, Chrysalis, and a band with almost three years of hard touring under their belts. With its attention to detail, Against the Grain sounds more practiced and intricate than most of Gallagher's previous studio discs, but still includes some of his most powerful rockers. The supercharged Souped-Up Ford, where Rory howls and wails, with his voice and smoking slide, and All Around Man, an urgent blues rocker that begins with Gallagher screaming and crying together with just his electric guitar until the band kicks in with a stop-start blues rhythm, are two of the definitive moments. Bought and Sold adds congas to the mix to bring a more rootsy and even jazzy feel to Rory's table. But it's on the acoustic tracks where the guitarist and his band really lay into the groove. Gallagher's version of Leadbelly's Out On the Western Plain, with its combination of Indian chords, American Delta folk and cowboy yippee-ki-yay chorus is one of the Irishman's unheralded highlights, and Cross Me Off Your List is affecting in its yearning melody, subtle keyboard and minor key. A playful and forceful romp through Sam and Dave's I Take What I Want shows Gallagher's soul roots. Its well-rounded menu of country, Delta blues, and blues-rock is indicative of his approach; though few of these songs became classics in the guitarist's extensive catalog, they're far more mature and eclectic than most blues-rock bands' best work. --Allmusic.com1. Let Me In
2. Cross Me Off Your List
3. Ain't Too Good
4. Souped-Up Ford
5. Bought And Sold
6. I Take What I Want
7. Lost At Sea
8. All Around Man
9. Out On The Western Plain
10. At The Bottom$32.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Beat GroupOriginally released in the U.S. in 1966, Beat Group! was the American cousin to the Hollies' British LP Would You Believe?. However, identical cousins they were not: Beat Group! boasts substantially altered musical content and completely different cover art. Led by the snap-jangle-pop of the smash single, I Cant Let Go, the album is a thrilling combination of originals and R&B covers ripped from their riotous live sets. Highlights include commanding versions of Buddy Holly's Take Your Time, Sam and Dave's I Take What I Want and the Otis Redding/O.V. Wright classic That's How Strong My Love Is. Original songs Hard Hard Year, Oriental Sadness and Fifi the Flea, along with Mersey Beat staples A Taste of Honey and Mr. Moonlight round out the disc.
Out of print for decades, this classic album is FINALLY available again. Sourced from the aurally awesome original U.K. mono master, this LP is pressed on pristine 180-gram vinyl per your turntables request. Get in the queue!
Perhaps the most undervalued band of the original British Invasion, The Hollies hits are well known in the U.S. but their early albums are almost impossible to find! Taking their name from Buddy Holly and modeling their harmonies on the Everly Brothers, the Hollies gathered these American musical ingredients and whipped them into a wholly-UKnique concoction. Forging their sound to the east of their Liverpool brothers-in-beat, this Manchester quintet had it all: the soaring vocals of Allan Clarke, Graham Nash and Tony Hicks; Hicks cascading, arpeggio-laden licks on guitar and a hard-hitting rhythm section driven by drummer extraordinaire Bobby Elliot. On top of that, their keen ears for top quality songs, written by the premier songsmiths of the day like teenage wunderkind Graham Gouldman, Chip Wild Thing Taylor and the stellar in-house writing team of Clarke/Hicks/Nash, ensured that their albums were extraordinary from start to finish. In short, they were a band that exuded greatness on all fronts. Now, as that greatness has been acknowledged by their induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, Sundazed Music is proud to present meticulously restored vinyl editions of the rare U.S. mono versions of the Hollies third and fourth Imperial label albums, from 1966.1. I Cant Let Go
2. Thats How Strong My Love Is
3. Running Through The Night
4. Oriental Sadness (Shell Never Trust In Anybody No More)
5. A Taste Of Honey
6. Mr. Moonlight
7. Dont You Even Care (Whats Gonna Happen To Me?)
8. Hard Hard Year
9. Take Your Time
10. Fifi The Flea
11. I Take What I Want$24.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl Mono LP - Sealed Buy Now
Double SevenFirst 750 Numbered Copies Pressed On 180 Gram Orange Vinyl, Black Vinyl Thereafter
This classic album from 1973 saw its creator, Lee 'Scratch' Perry exploring synths and starting to develop his Black Ark sound - the enigmatic producer was at the time in the process of building his famous studio and honing his ideas about dub as a musical form.
The LP opens with the eerie Kentucky Skank, Perry's ode to KFC, complete with frying chicken sounds, spliced between winding tapes, a ghostly trumpet, and futuristic Moog synthesizer, overdubbed at London's Chalk Farm studios.
U Roy's Double Six and I Roy's High Fashion and Hail Stones illustrate just how strong The Upsetter's deejay material had become, while versions of the Chi-Lites' We Are Neighbours, Sam & Dave's Soul Man and a re-working of Al Green's Love and Happiness (retitled Jungle Lion) all betray the funky soul influence that was increasingly shaping his work.
The backing tracks illustrate the producer at his best; the audio spectrum is fully differentiated while spatial placement an important component - something it would take years for him to achieve at the Black Ark.1. Kentucky Skank
2. Double Six (U Roy)
3. Just Enough To Keep Me Hanging On (David Isaacs)
4. In The Iaah
5. Jungle Lion
6. We Are The Neighbours (David Isaacs)
7. Soul Man
8. Stick Together (U Roy)
9. High Fashion (I Roy)
10. Long Sentence
11. Hail Stones
13. Cold Weather
14. Waap You Waa$37.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
UNIM-INT-3162xYeah Yeah Yeahs
MosquitoTen songs from Mosquito were produced by Dave Sitek of TV on the Radio and Nick Launay. One of the tracks was produced by James Murphy and Sam Spiegal. The album also features Dr. Octagon, aka Kool Keith.1 Sacrilege
4 Under the Earth
6 These Paths
7 Area 52
8 Buried Alive [ft. Dr. Octagon]
11 Wedding Song$17.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Get Happy!!Elvis Costello and the Attractions masterful Get Happy!! is largely believed born of national scandal. While in a Holiday Inn bar, the English singer attempted to end an annoying conversation by baiting Stephen Stills with outrageous, offensive racial remarks about Ray Charles and James Brown. With everyone involved inebriated, the details are unclear, but the falloutdeath threats, radio embargos, protestsis infamous. The upshot? Costello and company retreated, scrapped a planned record, and created the soulful genius that is Get Happy!!, the bands fourth consecutive five-star effort.
Half-speed mastered from the original master tapes, and pressed on two 45RPM LPs to replicate the very first promotional pressing in the UK, the 1980 LP has never sounded better on any format. Rather than cram nearly 50 minutes of music and 20 songs onto a single record, Mobile Fidelity has gone the extra mile and back to the album's UK roots with two 45RPM discs. For the first time, listeners can home in on the records signature sound that relates to the decision to record the vocals in a studios glass strings room. In addition, the dimensions and images associated with Steve Nieves penetrating organ, Pete Thomas punchy drumming, and Costellos bounding vocals know no limits. The music simply leaps off the proverbial page, the uptempo rhythms jumping and nimble bass lines kicking.
Clearly, the group is motivated, and the leader brings some of his very finest songs to the table, including High Fidelity, Riot Act, Motel Matches, and The Imposter. While some believe the drunken incident caused Costello to shelve a planned new-wave-leaning effort for the soul-stoked Get Happy!!, the vocalist claims that his ability to find so many great soul records in America from 1977 through 1979 inspired the group to change course. Whatever the cause, Get Happy!! is a start-to-finish wonder.
Paying homage to Northern soul, Motown, Stax, and Southern soul strains, and infused with smooth and gritty arrangements, Get Happy!! runs on an efficient R&B motor. Subtle tributes abound. High Fidelity quotes a Supremes song; Love for Tender borrows a Supremes riff; Opportunity tips its hat to Al Green; Clowntime Is Over bows to Curtis Mayfield. And two covers, of Sam & Daves I Cant Stand Up for Falling Down and the Merseybeats I Stand Accused, are recast as quick, R&B rave-ups. Theres not a misplaced note or bad step on this record. And for history buffs, the closing, searing ballad Riot Act is Costellos response to his hypocritical critics and finger-pointers.
As essential as anything in Costellos catalog, and one of the truly great records of the 1980s, you owe it to yourself to experience Get Happy!! in the supreme sonic fidelity that this numbered limited edition Mobile Fidelity double-LP pressing affords. For those intimately familiar with its contents, listening will be a revelation. And for fans that have never heard the record, prepare to be wowed.
Part of Mobile Fidelitys Costello catalog restoration series, Get Happy!! will make you positively ecstatic.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. Love for Tender
3. The Imposter
4. Secondary Modern
5. King Horse
7. Men Called Uncle
8. Clowntime Is Over
9. New Amsterdam
10. High Fidelity
11. I Can't Stand Up For Falling Down
12. Black & White World
13. 5ive Gears in Reverse
14. B Movie
15. Motel Matches
16. Human Touch
17. Beaten to the Punch
19. I Stand Accused
20. Riot Act$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl 45 RPM - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Flux OutsideComprised of frontman Ryan Schaefer, drummer Chris Rusk and guitarist Sam Stratton, Royal Bangs combine catchy hooks with heavy synths to create a sound that SPIN Magazine describes as a mix of LCD Soundsystem's pulsing eletro-punk and the new Wave-y shimmer of the Strokes.
Hailing from Knoxville, TN, Royal Bangs received some local buzz from their self-recorded album We Breed Champions, catching the attention of Patrick Carney (The Black Keys) who then re-released the progressive album on his own record label. The band followed up that effort with Let It Bleep which was released in 2009 to critical acclaim.
In September of 2010, Royal Bangs signed with Glassnote Records. Their newest release, Flux Outside was mixed by Dave Fridman (Flaming Lips/MGMT). Gatefold double LP with MP3 download card.1. Grass Helmet
3. Back Then It Was Different
5. Bull Elk
6. Bad News, Strange Luck
7. Loosely Truthing
8. Faint Obelisk Two
9. Silver Steps
10. TV Tree
11. Dim Chamber
12. Slow Cathedral Melt$17.99Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
Got SoulPedal-steel virtuoso Robert Randolph returns with his new album, Got Soul. The album reaffirms that Randolph and his Family Band have truly evolved into one of the most exciting and innovative outfits in contemporary music. Got Soul takes stock of Randolph's past as a church musician as it pushes the band forward into new places. There is no shortage of originality on the album with songs that run the gamut from gospel numbers to deep, funky grooves to incendiary rock-and-soul jams. The hauntingly exquisite Heaven's Calling features Randolph on solo steel while guest vocalists Darius Rucker and Anthony Hamilton lend their golden voices to Love Do What It Do and She Got Soul respectively. I Thank You, the 60s Sam & Dave R&B smash, is completely re-imagined in the hands of the Family Band and Snarky Puppy's very on Cory Henry.1. Got Soul
2. She Got Soul
3. Love Do What It Do
4. Shake It
5. I Thank You
6. Heaven's Calling
7. Be the Change
8. Find a Way
9. I Want It
10. Travelin' Cheeba Man
12. Gonna Be All Right$19.99Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Twin Peaks (Original Score)Director Approved Artwork
Sleeve Notes By Angelo Badalamenti
Vinyl Remaster By Tal Miller
Laquers Cut By David Cheppa At Plush Vinyl
Pressed On 180 Gram 'Damn Fine Coffee' Colored Vinyl
425gsm Gatefold Sleeve Housed Inside A Bespoke White Die Cut Outer Jacket With White Spot Varnish Finish, Complete With Obi Strip
First Time On Vinyl In Over 25 Years
''I'm glad that after 25 years, Death Waltz Recording Company has re-released the original soundtrack for Twin Peaks for a new audience to enjoy. This is my defining work as a composer and I'm happy it will get a fresh listen.''
-Angelo Badalamenti, 2016
One of the greatest scores ever recorded is finally back in print for the first time in 25 years! We went back to the Warner archives, where engineer Tal Miller cut us brand new vinyl masters. We then worked with Dave Cheppa at Plush Vinyl to cut us new lacquers. Finally we asked Rainbo to press the record on 180g vinyl for the best possible sound quality.
The record comes housed inside a 425gsm gatefold sleeve featuring lyrics and liner notes by composer Angelo Badalamenti; the cover image by Sam Smith comes approved by David Lynch himself! The gatefold sleeve is then housed within a bespoke die cut outer jacket designed by Jay Shaw featuring super subtle white spot varnish text. The whole affair is finished with a top loading obi strip & pressed on 'Damn Fine Coffee' colored vinyl.1. Twin Peaks Theme
2. Laura Palmer's Theme
3. Audrey's Dance
4. The Nightingale (feat. Julee Cruise)
5. Freshly Squeezed
6. The Bookhouse Boys
7. Into The Night (feat. Julee Cruise)
8. Night Life In Twin Peaks
9. Dance Of The Dream Man
10. Love Theme From Twin Peaks
11. Falling (feat. Julee Cruise)$35.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Buy Now
Briefcase Full Of Blues
Celebrate The New Year With Their Classic # 1 Mega Platinum Debut Album
First Time Audiophile Vinyl Release
Mastered Impeccably From The Authorized & Original1978 Atlantic Records Tapes By Joe "i Got The Blues" Reagoso
After their phenomenal success on Saturday Night Live and a number of smash comedy movies already in
their resume, John Belushi and Dan Akroyd dove headfirst into their love of soul, blues and r & b and began
the Blues Brothers duo, netting them a number one album, top hit singles, a box office smash and acclaim
from purists and blues lovers from all over with their first LP, Briefcase Full Of Blues.
Recorded in 1978 at the Universal Amphitheater in Los Angeles, the late great John Belushi and Dan
Akroyd opened a set before comedian and good friend Steve Martin. To the crowd's amazement, the duo
blasted them a blistering rock 'n' blues performance which was captured on tape for their first album Briefcase
Full Of Blues. They later appeared on SNL and the rest as they say is history, as this stunt became reality in no
time and thus began a short lived but amazing piece of rock and blues history.
Released during the holiday season, the album became a number one smash and netted two smash singles
with the classic nod to the Stax sound with Sam & Dave's "Soul Man" as well as the '50s doo wop
classic, "Rubber Biscuit."
With a stellar musician lineup of classic R & B and traditional blues purists like Steve Cropper and Duck
Dunn from Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Chess Records sideman to the stars Matt "Guitar " Murphy,
saxophone champion Tom Scott and a handful of New York City's finest on the reeds, rounded out with Paul
Shafer on keys, The Blues Brothers were a force to reckon with as their albums would go on to sell in the
millions making them one of the biggest bands in the late seventies into the eighties.
With a stunning set list of righteous blues and soulful interpretations, this masterpiece is filled with nonstop classics like the hard boppin' opener Hey Bartender, blues belters like Junior Wells' "Messin' With The
Kid" and Big Joe Turner's "Flip Flop Fly," plus southern rockers like Delbert McClinton's "'B" Movie Box Car
In addition to these legendary performances, this unique concert recording yielded more with powerhouses
like the smash I Don't Know, King Floyd's Groove Me, and the blues thriller Shot Gun Blues.
Friday Music is no stranger to the blues. Therefore, it is with much honor to announce the first installment
in our Blues Brothers 180 Gram Audiophile Vinyl Series with their brilliant masterwork Briefcase Full Of Blues.
For the first time ever on 180 Gram Vinyl, this limited edition classic was mastered impeccably and
faithfully from the original 1978 Atlantic Records tapes by their Atlantic Records label alumni Joe Reagoso
(John Lee Hooker/ Muddy Waters/Johnny Winter) at Friday Music Studios and Capitol Records in Hollywood,
To enhance your Jake and Elwood experience even further, this stunning limited anniversary edition also
includes the original album cover art, Miami Mitch Glazer's funny liner notes as well as the 12 brilliant tunes
you will truly forever enjoy in the audiophile vinyl domain.
Blues Brothers .Briefcase Full Of Blues The Anniversary Edition, A first time Audiophile Vinyl
Experience . Authorized and Live ..Exclusively from your friends at Friday Music .
I'M A SOUL MAN!!!1. Opening / I Can't Turn You Loose
2. Hey Bartender
3. Messin' With The Kid
5. Rubber Biscuit
6. Shot Gun Blues
7. Groove Me
8. I Don't Know
9. Soul Man
10. "B" Movie Box Car Blues
11. Flip, Flop & Fly
12. Closing / I Can't Turn You Loose$31.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP Buy Now
LaylaRanked 115/500 On Rolling Stone Magazine's List Of The 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time.
Eric Clapton and Duane Allman in the Same Band for the Only Time: Derek and the Dominos' Layla a Timeless Batch of Fire-Pot Blues, Poignant Gospel, Searing Rock, and Lustful Emotion
Mastered from the Original Master Tapes and Pressed at RTI: Mobile Fidelity 180g 2LP of Layla Is the Definitive-Sounding Analog Edition, Presents Music With Immersive Detail and Realism
The reputation of Derek and the Dominos' Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs, their lone record, precedes it. Eric Clapton performing in the studio with Duane Allman, Bobby Whitlock, Carl Radle, and more for the only time. A batch of fire-pot blues, poignant gospel, and searing rock - all birthed from the leader's insatiable lust for his friend George Harrison's wife. Now, experience it all, and one of the most famous guitar solos and codas in history, in unsurpassed sound courtesy of this quintessential Mobile Fidelity reissue.
Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g 2LP set exposes the brilliance of Tom Dowd's original production and the scope of the virtuoso musicians' playing. You've never been closer to the aching vocals, stinging leads, tormented emotions, or wowing intensity that grace every track. Clapton's tones emerge with unprecedented soulfulness. Afforded their own space in the mix, Allman's slide-guitar passages crackle with urgency. All-important sonic components such as soundstaging, imaging, and dynamics transport you to the actual event. Mobile Fidelity's analog version testifies on behalf of why fans deemed Clapton god.
Then, of course, there's the title track - crowned the 27th greatest song of all time by Rolling Stone. What to say about the outro - arguably the most famous, passionately penetrating, visceral, double-edged guitar solo in history. Clapton's strings weeping with longing, hope, regret, unrequited love. It deserves the best-possible sonic platform, and receives it here, on a pressing that brings Slowhand's every finger moment into great relief. Get inside Clapton's head, burrow into the conflicted emotions fluttering in his heart as he pines for his another man's wife, and in the process, produces an album that forever lives in the souls of anyone who's ever loved and lost.
Clapton's pained yearning permeates everything here. Works such as the swampy Tell the Truth, the pleading Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?, and blues-drenched Have You Ever Loved a Woman? attest to his raw-nerve discomfort, guilt, and desire. He leaves teardrops on the microphone stand and blood on the floor, singing and playing as if his life depends on it and if, by some miracle, the music will serve as both a confessional and apology to Harrison. It's all magnified by Clapton achieving a spiritual and sonic oneness with his band, which matches his high-stakes precision with a rolling, tumbling looseness.
Allman adds firepower and achieves a still-unrivaled simpatico bond with Clapton, but each participant soars. Consider: The call-and-response, Sam and Dave-derived vocal exchanges between Whitlock and Clapton. Rich, creamy, Southern-stoked blends of R&B, blues, and soul. Vibrant tapestries in which the pianos, bass, guitars, and voices explode with ravishing fervor, naturalism, and desperation. Indeed, maybe a combo this great was only intended one shot in the studio. Perhaps the paralyzing degree of potency on display here, and the musicianship that remains the standard by which any blues-rock is judged, is meant to be preserved as one standalone record. Whatever the case, this is the analog version to own.
This title is not eligible for discount.1. I Looked Away
2. Bell Bottom Blues
3. Keep on Growing
4. Nobody Knows You When You're Down and Out
5. I Am Yours
7. Key to the Highway
8. Tell the Truth
9. Why Does Love Got to Be So Sad?
10. Have You Ever Loved a Woman
11. Little Wing
12. It's Too Late
14. Thorn Tree in the Garden$49.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 2 LPs Sealed Buy Now
I Thank You (Out Of Stock)Featuring the all-time classic hits "I Thank You" and "Wrap It Up", the 1968 Sam & Dave record I Thank You explores the more funky side of Soul, being red hot and hip at the moment of release. The dynamic duo recorded for Atlantic in Memphis, Tennessee at the famed Stax recording studio along with revered house band Booker T and the MG's. They were augmented by the producing and songwriting skills of Isaac Hayes and David Porter, turning the singers into a hit making machine.
This is the rst reissue of this classic R&B album since its original release in 1968!1. I Thank You
2. Everybody Got To Believe In Somebody
3. These Arms Of Mine
4. Wrap It Up
5. If I Didn't Have A Girl Like You
6. You Don't Know What You Mean To Me
7. Don't Turn Your Heater On
8. Talk To The Man
9. Love Is After Me
10. Ain't That A Lot Of Love
11. Don't Waste That Love
12. That Lucky Old Sun$34.99180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - Sealed Temporarily out of stock