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  • The Vietnam War - A Film By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (Original Score) The Vietnam War - A Film By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (Original Score) Quick View

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    The Vietnam War - A Film By Ken Burns & Lynn Novick (Original Score)

    THE VIETNAM WAR - ORIGINAL SCORE BY TRENT REZNOR & ATTICUS ROSS will feature over 90 minutes of new, original music on 3LP, written and recorded by Academy Award-winning composers Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The Vietnam War vinyl release features 17 new compositions.


    Though Reznor is best known as the frontman for Nine Inch Nails, he and longtime collaborator Ross are also prolific, award-winning film composers - their score for The Social Network won an Academy Award in 2010 and score soundtrack for The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo won a Grammy in 2011.

    LP 1
    1. Less Likely
    2. Four Enclosed Walls
    3. The Forever Rain
    4. Remnants
    5. Other Ways To Get To The Same Place
    6. Torn Polaroid


    LP 2
    1. Before Dawn
    2. What Comes Back
    3. Justified Response
    4. Counting Ticks
    5. A World Away
    6. The Right Things
    7. Passing The Point


    LP 3
    1. Strangers In Lockstep
    2. Before And After Faith
    3. The Same Dream
    4. Haunted

    Trent Reznor & Atticus Ross
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    Cosmic Slop

    Another classic LP from the P-Funk camp, originally released in 1973. The title track is an absolute stone classic funk jam and Nappy Dugout is another heavily sampled nugget (most notably on A Tribe Called Quest's Ham And Eggs). George Clinton gets heavy too, in the harrowing Vietnam War spoken word March To The Witch's Castle. Get down with another killer Funkadelic title.
    1. Nappy Dugout
    2. You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
    3. March To Witch's Castle
    4. Let's Make It Last
    5. Cosmic Slop
    6. No Compute
    7. This Broken Heart
    8. Trash A-Go-Go
    9. Can't Stand The Strain
    Funkadelic
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    Liberation Music Orchestra

    A fascinating reissue that comfortably straddles the lines of jazz, folk, and world music, working up a storm by way of a jazz protest album that points toward the Spanish Civil War in particular and the Vietnam War in passing. Haden leads the charge and contributes material, but the real star here may in fact be Carla Bley, who arranged numbers, wrote several, and contributed typically brilliant piano work.
    1. The Introduction
    2. Song Of The United Front
    3. El Quinto Regimento / Los Cuatro Generales / Viva La Quince Brigada
    4. The Ending To The First Side
    5. Song For Chè
    6. War Orphans
    7. The Interlude (Drinking Music)
    8. Circus '68 '69
    9. We Shall Overcome
    Charlie Haden
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    Cosmic Slop (Colored Vinyl)

    Limited Edition Of 500 On Blue & Yellow Vinyl With A Deluxe Gatefold Jacket


    Another classic LP from the P-Funk camp, originally released in 1973. The title track is an absolute stone classic funk jam and Nappy Dugout is another heavily sampled nugget (most notably on A Tribe Called Quest's Ham And Eggs). George Clinton gets heavy too, in the harrowing Vietnam War spoken word song March To The Witch's Castle.

    1. Nappy Dugout
    2. You Can't Miss What You Can't Measure
    3. March To Witch's Castle
    4. Let's Make It Last
    5. Cosmic Slop
    6. No Compute
    7. This Broken Heart
    8. Trash A-Go-Go
    9. Can't Stand The Strain
    Funkadelic
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    Willy And The Poor Boys

    Willy & The Poor Boys, the 4th album by one of the world's all-time greatest rock bands, CCR, remains a top-selling album in the CCR catalog with over 2 million copies sold to date. The album contains the chart-topping hit, "Down on the Corner," which rocketed into the top 10 upon its release, and the visceral "Fortunate Son" - an incendiary protest song that became inextricably linked to the Vietnam war.
    1. Down on the Corner
    2. It Came Out of the Sky
    3. Cotton Fields (The Cotton Song)
    4. Poorboy Shuffle
    5. Feelin' Blue
    6. Fortunate Son
    7. Don't Look Now (It Ain't You or Me)
    8. The Midnight Special
    9. Side O' the Road
    10. Effigy
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
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    Over There ... And Over Here

    Paradise of Bachelors presents the first-ever reissue of the previously obscure 1983 LP by the Red Rippers. Written and recorded by Navy pilot Ed Bankston, the album's nine battle-scarred country-boogie/psych dispatches chronicle the experiences of Bankston and his fellow vets during the Vietnam War and back home. Produced in collaboration with the artist, the package includes extensive liner notes, archival photos, and (with the vinyl) a digital download coupon.


    Scarce and seemingly inscrutable, the sole recording credited to the Red Rippers has long captivated and mystified record collectors. When we first encountered Over There and Over Here, we were fascinated by the prescient, genre-dredging synthesis of Waylonesque honky-stomp with early '80s new wave production values and eerie, out-of-time psychedelic guitar leads weirdly reminiscent of the Blue Öyster Cult, Dire Straits, and the Meat Puppets at their most desert-drunk. We were intrigued by the record's ambiguous provenance (Oracle Records?) and moved by its complex, apparently deeply personal articulation of an enlisted man's efforts to break on through his fear, anger, and disillusionment during and after the Vietnam War.


    Once we finally tracked down songwriter, singer, and guitarist Edwin Dale Bankston in Phoenix, Arizona, he told us that he wrote these nine potent blues during the decade following his return in 1972 from serving on the Navy aircraft carrier USS Kittyhawk in Vietnam. He recorded them while stationed in Pensacola, Florida and sold the resulting 1983 album through an advertisement in Soldier of Fortune magazine, largely to other veterans. The songs chronicle his own and other vets' harrowing experiences both in country and back home, and are utterly unlike most popular music commentaries on the Vietnam War. You've heard the strident protest songs blasted forth from that myth-shrouded era; many retain a visceral power and poetic outrage, but few, beyond a professed empathy for flimsy, victimized stock characters, accurately represent the actual lived experience and agency of soldiers.

    1. I Roll
    2. Soldier of Fortune
    3. Firefight
    4. Who Remembers
    5. Vietnam Blues
    6. The Dark and Bloody Road
    7. She's Been Down
    8. Body Bag
    9. Over The Edge
    The Red Rippers
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    Volunteers

    Ranked 370/500 on Rolling Stone Magazine's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time.


    Jefferson Airplane's sixth album Volunteers was released in 1969, a mere two years since their monumental psychedelic hippie rock album Surrealistic Pillow. A politically charged album, Volunteers mainly dealt with the injustice of the Vietnam war.


    Besides its lyrical content causing controversy, the album was ahead of its time on a technological level as well. At the time, Volunteers was one of the first albums to be recorded on a state-of-the-art sixteen track tape recorder, a picture of which can be seen on the backside of the album sleeve.


    Musical collaborators include Stephen Stills and David Crosby. Volunteers is a crucial Jefferson record that ranks among the top albums of this seminal San Francisco psychedelic rock group.

    1. We Can Be Together
    2. Good Shepherd
    3. The Farm
    4. Hey Fredrick
    5. Turn My Life Down
    6. Wooden Ships
    7. Eskimo Blue Day
    8. A Song For All Seasons
    9. Meadowlands
    10. Volunteers
    Jefferson Airplane
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    Emergency Ward

    Remastered


    Emergency Ward! (1972) is Nina Simone's statement on the Vietnam War, and by dealing with matters more spiritual than political, this album aptly reflect the events of the day.


    The entire first side consists of a 18-minute medley of George Harrison's My Sweet Lord and a poem by David Nelson called Today Is a Killer, set to music by Simone. This is a very strong, gospel-like performance, sometimes resembling the Capitols' Cool Jerk with a call-and-response vocal arrangement - one of Simone's finest moments. It was performed together with the Bethany Baptist Church Junior Choir of South Jamaica, New York.


    Side two consists of the Lennie BleecherJeremy Wind song Poppies and George Harrison's Isn't It A Pity. Tracks 1 and 4 were recorded november 18, 1971 at Fort Dix, and tracks 2-3 were recorded at the RCA Studio in New York City.

    1. My Sweet Lord
    2. Today Is A Killer
    3. Poppies
    4. Isn't It A Pity
    Nina Simone
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  • Hamburg Recordings 1967 Hamburg Recordings 1967 Quick View

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    Hamburg Recordings 1967

    The Monks - a strange, rare group with a story that sounds like a drunk friend's generous
    hyperbole. A group of American G.I.s stationed in Germany on the precipice of Western
    cultural revolution starts playing music loosely connected to the rock n' roll craze,
    contrastingly incorporating a critical and often offensive avant-garde edge. Nothing
    was off limits - screeching vocals, dark aesthetics, staccato-strummed banjo, sardonic
    lyricism, critiques of the Vietnam War and full monk costuming down to the tonsure.
    When viewed on the whole, it seems like an art school student's senior thesis on what
    the craze means and its future possibilities. Due in large part to original Polydor vinyl
    collectability and years in the word-of-mouth hype machine, their legend and cult status
    has steadily blossomed since their last shows in 1967.


    Fast forward to 2017, the crew at Third Man, already huge fans, are presented with an
    honest-to-God treasure trove of original Monks photos, newspaper clippings, business
    cards, letterhead, contracts, postcards and, yes, analog tapes, containing trailblazing,
    wild compositions completely unheard by public ears.


    "I'm Watching You" would have been recorded on February 28th, 1967 at the same
    sessions that would produce the Monks' final single "Love Can Tame the Wild" b/w "He
    Went Down to the Sea." The remaining four songs were recorded after hours in the Top
    Ten Club later that year, just prior to the break-up of the band.


    These songs have been unreleased for 50 years and are quite possibly the last music left
    to be heard by this legendary band.

    1. I'm Watching You
    2. Julia
    3. P.O. Box 3291
    4. I Need U Shatzi
    5. Yellow Grass
    The Monks
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  • Willy and the Poor Boys Willy and the Poor Boys Quick View

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    Willy and the Poor Boys

    Willy & The Poor Boys, the fourth album by one of the world's all-time greatest rock bands, Creedence Clearwater Revival, remains a top-selling album in
    the CCR catalog with over 2 million copies sold to date. Reaching the top 50 in six countries upon its release in 1969, including France where it went to
    #1, the album stands as a landmark international success and one that cemented the band's legacy as a vanguard of American rock 'n' roll.


    This newly re-issued vinyl edition contains the ubiquitous chart-topping hit, "Down On The Corner," which rocketed into the top 10 in the Billboard Hot 100 in the US
    upon its release in 1969 and continues to be a mainstay on classic rock radio today. Additionally, the visceral "Fortunate Son" is included here - an
    incendiary protest song that became inextricably linked to the Vietnam war, resulting in its addition to the National Recording Registry by the Library of
    Congress in 2014 for being culturally, historically, or aesthetically significant. One of the greatest pure rock 'n' roll records ever cut, Willy & The Poor
    Boys is an absolute "must-have" for any serious classic rock fan.

    1. Down On The Corner
    2. It Came Out Of The Sky
    3. Cotton Fields (The Cotton Song)
    4. Poorboy Shuffle
    5. Feelin' Blue
    6. Fortunate Son
    7. Don't Look Now (It Ain't You Or Me)
    8. The Midnight Special
    9. Side O' The Road
    10. Effigy
    Creedence Clearwater Revival
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  • Stockholm 67 Stockholm 67 Quick View

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    Stockholm 67

    In the winter of 1967, a psychedelic-garage-punk band from Woodland Hills, California, arrived in Europe for what would be their first and last tour of the continent. On the strength of their hit single I Had Too Much To Dream Last Night, the band was welcomed with open arms by European rock fans as well as British rock royalty - they smoked out with Hendrix, partied with Brian Jones and Keith Moon, and hung out in the studio with the Beatles - but were also subjected to harassment and ridicule over the fact that their homeland was at war in Vietnam. On the last stop of the tour someone pushed the record button and this artifact is the result. Stockholm '67 finds the Electric Prunes at the height of the powers. Over-amplified and fuzzed to the max, the 'Prunes here are explosive, noisy and wild. This recording proves that the Electric Prunes deserve to be ranked alongside the very best bands of their era.
    1. You Never Had It Better
    2. I Had Too Much To Dream (Last Night)
    3. Try Me On For Size
    4. I Happen To Love You
    5. I Got My Mojo Workin'
    6. Long Day's Flight (Til Tomorrow)
    7. Smokestack Lightning
    8. Get Me To The World On Time
    Electric Prunes
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    The Twain Shall Meet

    Mastered From The Original MGM Records Reels


    Burdon and the group returned in April 1968 with The Twain Shall Meet, continuing their psychedelic journey. "Monterey" chronicled the previous summer's seminal festival while "Sky Pilot" reflected the growing anti-war sentiment as the Vietnam Conflict escalated. Steeped in a dense, layered sound full of electric guitars, sitars, strings, brass and washes of phased vocals, the album served notice that Burdon and company were totally in-step with America's youth movement. From blues revivalists to cultural torchbearers in four short years? Believe it!


    Meticulously mastered from the original MGM Records reels - cue up these platters and let them take you back to a time when minds were being blown open at an astonishing rate!

    1. In The Beginning
    2. Monterey
    3. Just The Thought
    4. Closer To The Truth
    5. No Self Pity
    6. Orange And Red Beams
    7. Sky Pilot
    8. We Love You Lil
    9. We Are All One
    Eric Burdon & The Animals
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    Crooked Teeth

    Papa Roach has never taken the easy way out and they aren't going to start now. Over the past two decades the group have established themselves as true trendsetters in heavy music: They've been nominated for two Grammys, toured the globe with everyone from Eminem to Marilyn Manson and crafted the nÜ metal anthem "Last Resort," which is still in heavy rotation on rock radio seventeen years after its release. However, the group's tenth full-length Crooked Teeth sees the band returning to their humble-and hungry-roots. The album was recorded in a cramped West Hollywood studio with up-and-coming producers Nicholas "RAS" Furlong and Colin Brittain, who grew up listening to Papa Roach and inspired them to revisit some of the traits that personally endeared the band to them, most notably frontman Jacoby Shaddix's remarkable rapping technique.


    "We've always kind of considered ourselves to be the bastard cousins of everything we've every been involved with so we wanted to be true to that and switch things up this time around," Shaddix says. "The first time we met up with RAS and Colin, they said that [2000's] Infest was on constant rotation when they were growing up and they wanted to bring back some of that fire." The connection between the artists and producers was immediate and the first song Papa Roach-which also features guitarist Jerry Horton, bassist Tobin Esperance, and drummer Tony Palermo-came up with for Crooked Teeth was "My Medication," an instantly catchy banger that sees Shaddix spitting verses in between massive choruses and ambient accents. "I really felt like we had a personal connection and the music was just there waiting to be written and once we nailed that song things really clicked and we knew exactly what we had to do" Furlong explains. "We really followed our instincts and tried something unproven with this record and because of that we ended up with a bold, courageous and more adventurous version of Papa Roach." It was in this studio that "old school" Papa Roach ways, morphed to create this "new school" Papa Roach sound.


    From the instantly infectious nature of the title track to the atmospheric sheen of the ballad "Periscope" (which features Skylar Grey) and the hip-hop rock mashup "Sunrise Trailer Park" (which features an impassioned verse from Machine Gun Kelly). Crooked Teeth displays the various sides of Papa Roach and illustrates why they've managed to remain relevant while musical trends ebb and flow. "We didn't go into this album with the intention of trying to write radio singles," Horton explains. "The collection of songs was really about bookending everything that we've done prior to this album and reintroducing Papa Roach to people who didn't realize the depth that we have," says Palermo. "The whole idea was to take the classic elements of Papa Roach that everyone loved and revamp them into a modern version of the sound through the creative process," adds Furlong. "We just wanted to flip everything on its head and see what would happen and it turned out more amazing than any of us could have expected."


    "The people who have wanted to hear me rap for years are gonna love some of the viscousness on this record," Shaddix explains adding that while he had his own initial reservations about some of the album's more unorthodox moments - such as the 808 bass drop into a metal breakdown on the album title track, "Crooked Teeth" - ultimately those adventurous decisions are what make the album such a refreshing change of pace in a rock climate that's grown increasingly sterile. "I'd like to personally thank all of the guys in the band for making this happen because all it takes is one person to give you a shot and this was definitely mine," Furlong adds. "I want to be one of the best producers in modern day music so I wanted to work as hard for these guys as they would for themselves because as a producer it was my job to push them to get the kind of quality work everyone has been expecting."


    Just as Papa Roach felt like they still had something to prove with this record, so did the production team who attempted to bring in elements of music from different genres and parts of the world while still staying true to Papa Roach's sound. "One of the big elements in my production is finding those pockets of rhythm that people associate more with rap or reggae," Furlong explains, a fact that came in especially handy when Shaddix was fine-tuning his freestyle skills. "I know rap rhythms because I grew up listening to hip-hop, so I was able to make sure that the delivery was on point and the beat was in the pocket so it didn't suffer from a lot of the stylistic pitfalls that can happen when you merge rock and rap."


    Crooked Teeth also sees Shaddix pulling no punches lyrically, as evidenced on intensely personal tracks like "Born For Greatness," produced by Jason Evigan (Jason Derulo, Demi Lovato, Kehlani, Madonna), which sees Shaddix getting sentimental about his three children, or "American Dream" where the lifelong pacifist begs the listener to ask, "have you ever thought war was a sickness?" "My father is a Vietnam veteran and a lot of those soldiers came back to a country where people weren't accepting them back into society or aware of the effects that war has on your psyche," Shaddix says of the song." "Post-traumatic stress disorder and the disintegration of the American family are things I've dealt with personally and I knew other people could relate to. I think that's what makes this record bold. Nothing was off limits when it came to what was on my mind."


    Never one to shy away from difficult topics, Papa Roach dug deep with Crooked Teeth and refused to censor themselves when it came to their opinion of the current political landscape and organized religion. For example, on "None Of The Above," every ounce of musical intensity on the album is mirrored by Shaddix's words whether he's screaming, singing or rhyming. "It took me a long time, but eventually I realized that in life we're all human and we all make mistakes whether you're the president or the preacher, you know?" Shaddix explains when asked about the latter song. "It's an example of how I can get lost in a storyline and explore so many different issues in one track and that's what I love about this record. Just the spark of an idea would instantly ignite and the next thing we knew we had another song that we all loved."


    In many ways making Crooked Teeth reminded Shaddix of the band's early days, well before they sold millions of albums and became a household name. "When we were in the rehearsal space I wasn't thinking about who I needed to impress, I was thinking about how much I love making music with the guys in this band," Shaddix admits. "It feels honest and it feels pure," adds Esperance. Fittingly, throughout the process, Shaddix gained inspiration from bands like Led Zeppelin and Faith No More, acts who constantly redefined themselves and were never content to rest on the merits of a hit single." This band encompasses some of my greatest victories, but it's also brought out some of my darkest character flaws," Shaddix summarizes, "so I have kind of a love-hate relationship with this music, but I can't stop because I've got too much of my life invested in it at this point. We are a purpose-driven band and I've got a responsibility to myself and our fans to continue to create."

    1. Break The Fall
    2. Crooked Teeth
    3. My Medication
    4. Born For Greatness
    5. American Dreams
    6. Periscope
    7. Help
    8. Sunrise Trailer Park
    9. Traumatic
    10. None Of The Above
    Papa Roach
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    Volunteers

    Jefferson Airplane Volunteers on Numbered Limited Edition 180g 45RPM 2LP from Mobile Fidelity


    Seminal 1969 Album Steeped in Revolution, Vitality, Protest: The Aural Equivalent of a Demonstration March, Jefferson Airplane's Uncompromising Volunteers Rooted in Belief Music Can Change World


    Mastered from the Original Master Tapes: Wider, Deeper Grooves on 180g 45RPM 2LP Set Yield Superior Transparency, Rich Nuances, and Engaging Dynamics on Set Ranked #370 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time


    Defiant, Assured, Cohesive Songs Filled With Driving Psychedelia, Rustic Country, and Crunchy Acid-Rock: Guest Musicians Include Jerry Garcia, Stephen Stills, and David Crosby


    Awash in controversy and loaded with revolutionary protest, Jefferson Airplane's Volunteers stands as the last album made by the group's classic lineup and brings insurgent closure to the peace-and-love era. The potent 1969 record confronts war, politics, greed, and environmental ruin in head-on fashion matched by few peers. Steeped in the belief people and music could transform the world, it steers the band in community-minded and county-rock directions, and features charged playing by guest luminaries such as Jerry Garcia, Stephen Stills, David Crosby, and Nicky Hopkins. Volunteers also benefits from being one of the first 16-track recordings. And now, the historic set can be heard in the fidelity the artists and producers intended.


    Mastered from the original master tapes and pressed at RTI, Mobile Fidelity's 180g 45RPM 2LP set of Volunteers teems with soul-affirming energy, dynamics, immediacy, and standout textures. The wider and deeper grooves translate into finer pacing, enhanced information retrieval, and superior transparency. Soundstages stretch far and extend back, with instrumental separation giving all of the musicians their own place in the mix. As a result, subtle albeit important details - Hopkins' rollicking piano, guitarist Norma Kaukonen's biting tones, Garcia's deft pedal-steel work - emerge in three-dimensional fashion amidst a musical canvas that manages to be both edgy and produced, raw and revealing. Jefferson Airplane has never sounded more vital.


    Much had changed in America - and within Jefferson Airplane - in just the two short years since the release of the San Francisco collective's breakthrough smash Surrealistic Pillow. The countercultural movement had darkened, government involvement in Vietnam escalated, and regard for human rights fallen. Retreating from the excessive experimentalism that graced its prior two LPs, the Airplane responded to the social circumstances with defiant, assured, and cohesive songs shot through with driving psychedelia, crunchy acid-rock, and rustic country. From start to finish, it's the aural equivalent of a demonstration march.


    Having drawn attention for the inclusion of profanities in multiple tunes, the Top 20 LP also ran up against the nonprofit Volunteers of America after the sextet wanted to title the record Volunteers of Amerika in order to express further dissatisfaction with the country. While Grace Slick and Co. gave into the charity's desires to switch the name, there's nothing compromising about Volunteers. Kaukonen's leads cut searing swaths through urgent fare like Eskimo Blue Day and anthemic We Can Be Together, which boldly speaks out against convention and in favor of chaos and anarchy.


    Indeed, in organizing a pseudo summit of many of the counterculture's leading musical figures to participate on Volunteers, the Airplane treats the album as an orchestrated stance against the establishment. Stills and Crosby assist in rocking the boat on a turbulent cover of Wooden Ships lined with Slick and Marty Balin's overlapping lead vocals. Hopkins gooses the call-to-arms title track with frisky boogie-woogie lines. Garcia lends The Farm a suitable rustic vibe, and on his final appearance with the Airplane, drummer Spencer Dryden helms the pastoral sing-a-long A Song for All Seasons.


    Ranked #370 on Rolling Stone's 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Volunteers remains a cultural and musical touchstone.


    This title is not eligible for discount.

    1. We Can Be Together
    2. Good Shepherd
    3. The Farm
    4. Hey Fredrick
    5. Turn My Life Down
    6. Wooden Ships
    7. Eskimo Blue Day
    8. A Song for All Seasons
    9. Meadowlands
    10. Volunteers
    Jefferson Airplane
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    What's Going On (Half-Speed Master)

    Abbey Road Half-Speed Master


    Pressed On 180 Gram Vinyl And Housed In A Hard Card Slipcase


    Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, released on May 21st, 1971, is regarded by many as one of the best soul albums of all time. Recorded in several locations, including the famous Hitsville U.S.A. in Detroit and The Sound Factory in West Hollywood, it was also the first album to give a credit to Motown's legendary house band, the Funk Brothers.


    The original album consisted of nine songs mainly focused on the suffering and injustice in the US in the late 1960s from the eyes of a US veteran who'd returned home after fighting in Vietnam. The 2xCD Deluxe Edition released in 2001 brought together the original LP, the Detroit Mix of the album (which was rejected at the time), plus a live recording from The Kennedy Center Washington from May 1st, 1972. The Kennedy Center date was Gaye's first live performance following the death of close friend and singing partner, Tammi Terrell.


    Both versions of the album, the Kennedy Center recording, plus several other tracks - including mono versions of the singles taken from the LP - are all featured on this 4xLP deluxe vinyl edition of What's Going On.


    About These Abbey Road Half-Speed Masters:


    These releases will offer a superior vinyl experience with Half-Speed Mastering from Abbey Road. They have been exclusively re-mastered at Half Speed to bring you a new level of depth and clarity.


    This limited edition range, all pressed on 180-gram vinyl, come in deluxe packaging. The initial releases are all iconic deluxe edition titles from great Universal artists - Amy Winehouse, The Who, James Brown, Marvin Gaye and Mike Oldfield.


    The albums were cut from high-resolution digital transfers from the best-known analogue tapes by Abbey Road mastering engineer Miles Showell, one of the foremost practitioners of this artisan process in the world today. Only minimal sympathetic equalization was applied to the transfers to keep everything as pure as possible. Also, as these are vinyl-only releases, Miles did not apply any digital limiting. This is added to almost all digital releases to make them appear to be loud and is responsible for the so-called "loudness war" and in almost every case is anything but natural and pure sounding.

    LP 1: Original LP Release

    1. What's Going On

    2. What's Happening Brother

    3. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

    4. Save The Children

    5. God Is Love

    6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

    7. Right On

    8. Wholy Holy

    9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)


    LP 2: Original Detroit Mix

    1. What's Going On

    2. What's Happening Brother

    3. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

    4. Save The Children

    5. God Is Love

    6. Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)

    7. Right On

    8. Wholy Holy

    9. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)


    LP 3: Live At The Kennedy Center (May 1st, 1972)

    1. Sixties Medley: That's The Way Love Is / You / I Heard It Through The Grapevine / Little Darling (I Need You) /

    You're All I Need To Get By / Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing / Your Precious Love / Pride And Joy / Stubborn Kind Of Fellow

    2. Right On

    3. Wholy Holy

    4. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

    5. What's Going On

    6. What's Happening Brother


    LP 4: Additional Tracks

    1. Flyin' High (In The Friendly Sky)

    2. Save The Children

    3. God Is Love

    4. Stage Dialogue

    5. Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler) (Reprise)

    6. What's Going On (Reprise)

    7. What's Going On (Single version)

    8. God Is Love (Single version)

    9. Sad Tomorrows

    10. Head Title (AKA Distant Lover)

    11. What's Going On (Rhythm & Strings mix)

    Marvin Gaye
    $54.99
    180 Gram Audiophile Virgin Vinyl LP - 4 LPs Sealed Buy Now
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    Watermelon Slim Direct-To-Disc (Out Of Stock)

    Bill Watermelon Slim Homans is nothing if not a renaissance man. He attended Middlebury College in Vermont on a fencing scholarship but dropped out to enlist in the Army for the Vietnam War. While laid up in a Vietnam hospital bed, he taught himself upside-down, left-handed slide guitar. He worked as a truck driver, a forklift operator, a saw mill hand, a funeral officiator and at times as a small-time criminal. Due to the latter vocation, he fled Boston to lay low in Oklahoma where he farmed watermelons, hence his stage name. Hes earned two undergrad degrees along with a master's. He painted art and briefly joined Mensa. Oh, and he likes to read Shakespeare and bowls a steady 240.


    No surprise then that he draws from a plenty diverse range of influences to form his unique brand of raw and honest blues. Its music as interesting as the man.

    1. Angel From Montgomery (John Prime)
    2. I Ain't Whistling Dixie
    3. Smokestack Lightning (Chester Burnett)
    4. Take My Mother Home
    5. Oklahoma Blues
    6. Immortal
    Watermelon Slim
    $19.99
    Vinyl LP D2D - Sealed Direct to Disc (D2D) Temporarily out of stock
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