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SpeakerLabFan
01-09-2015, 09:58 PM
Jennifer Warnes - Famous Blue Raincoat
(1986, Cypress) -1A/-1B SRC in the deadwax

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incredible jaw dropping sonics on this record - it sounds like a direct to disk recording but it isn't.

SpeakerLabFan
01-10-2015, 12:51 PM
Incredibe String Band - No Ruinous Feud
(1973. Reprise) WLP Promo, -1B/-1B


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the same quirky folk songs that make these guys special but with a rock production which sounds great. without Licorice McKechnie, as she had departed the band.

SpeakerLabFan
01-10-2015, 01:58 PM
Country Joe & The Fish - The Life And Times of Country Joe & The Fish From Haight Ashbury To Woodstock
(1971, Vanguard) -1C/-1C

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Listening to record 1. I first heard these guys through their performance at Woodstock and The Fish Cheer - gimmee an 'F'. a band with music I've explored deeper in the last few years. Country Joe McDonald had a lot on his mind and some of it sticks for me, great psychedelic imagery and music.

SpeakerLabFan
01-11-2015, 06:07 PM
The Electric Prunes - Mass In F Minor
(1968, Reprise) -1E/-1F

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Written and arranged by David Axelrod. It sounds like really it's Axelrod's record with Prunes sitting in and lending their name.

SpeakerLabFan
01-11-2015, 07:24 PM
Bee Gees - Horizontal
(1968, Atco) MONO

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some interesting music with mellotron and fuzz tone guitar. I find the Bee Gees output in the 60's quite listenable. More than I can say for the lightweight output that came later.

SpeakerLabFan
01-11-2015, 10:15 PM
Pharoah Sanders- Pharoah
(1977, India Navigation)

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a surprising thrift store scoop a couple of years ago, in NM- shape .

SpeakerLabFan
01-12-2015, 10:06 PM
T. Rex - The Slider
(1972, Reprise) -1A / -1A

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SpeakerLabFan
01-15-2015, 08:29 PM
Herbie Hancock - Crossings
(1972, Warner Bros)

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recycled pictures. Jaw dropping sonics and electronic funk way out there.

SpeakerLabFan
01-15-2015, 09:32 PM
Fairport Convention - Unhalfbricking
(1969, A&M) RL SS in the deadwax; mastered by Robert Ludwig at Sterling Sound

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Nice. a desert island selection for me.

SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 11:17 AM
Steeleye Span - Below The Salt
(1972, Chrysalis) -1A / -1B

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I saw these guys open for J. Geils Band and Loggins & Messina in '73 at the University of Washington, Seattle. I didn't know Steeleye Span's music or much exposure to British folk rock - it was unexpected and exotic stuff.

SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 01:05 PM
Wishbone Ash - Live Dates
(1973, MCA) DWJ in the deadwax, mastered by Darryl (W.) Johnson at MCA

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I saw Wishbone Ash in Seattle in '73, probably at the Seattle Center Arena. I wasn't ready / blown away by the twin lead guitars, they were on fire.

SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 04:26 PM
Yusuf Lateef - Eastern Sounds
(1961, Prestige) '72 reissue

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SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 07:00 PM
The Pentangle - Solomon's Seal
(1972, Reprise) WLP/Promo; -1B/-1B

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Nice. A favorite Pentangle LP. great vocals, great electric & acoustic playing and well recorded. includes the traditional and beautiful Willy o' Winsbury - which Richard Thompson repurposed for the equally beautiful Farewell Farwell song by Fairport Convention. What a treat to hear versions of the melody sung by Jacqui McShee and Sandy Denny.

SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 10:03 PM
Syd Straw - Surprise
(1989, Virgin) Promo stamp back cover, TML-M in the deadwax, mastered by Doug Sax

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w/ Richard Thompson, Van Dyke Parks, Ry Cooder, Michael Stipe, Dave Alvin, Marc Ribot, Daniel Lanois.

SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 11:05 PM
Francoise Hardy - Je Vous Aime
(1968, 4 Corners Of The World)

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Joyeux Anniversaire to the talented and lovely Mlle. Hardy.

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SpeakerLabFan
01-17-2015, 11:26 PM
Love - self titled
(1966, Elektra)

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Can never get enough of this band. Still in awe of the recent incredible Chris Bellman issue of Forever Changes

SpeakerLabFan
01-18-2015, 10:45 PM
Country Joe And The Fish - Together
(1968, Vanguard) -3B / -1B

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I need some Electric Music For Mind and Body after watching a wild NFC game this afternoon. I'll have whatever Country Joe is having.

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SpeakerLabFan
01-20-2015, 10:00 PM
The Pretty Things - S. F. Sorrow
(1968, Columbia) 2014 German pressing on Madfish

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Nice

voice of theatr
01-22-2015, 07:57 AM
Nice!! How does it sound?

The Beatles - Magical Mystery Tour
(1967, Parlophone) 2014 MONO reissue

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removing the shrinkwrap and cracking open the 2014 release

SpeakerLabFan
01-23-2015, 09:48 PM
Nice!! How does it sound?

Really nice. Crankable. It wipes the floor with the original US Capitol Stereo pressings that I've heard.

SpeakerLabFan
01-23-2015, 09:49 PM
Uriah Heep - Wonderworld
(1974, Warner Bros) -1A / -1C

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tasty Uriah Heep guitar-organ rock here.

SpeakerLabFan
01-23-2015, 10:52 PM
Big Jim Sullivan - Sitar Beat
(1968, Mercury)

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w/ John McLaughlin. A nice arrangement of She's Leaving Home, Jefferson Airplane Translove Airways and of course Within You Without You

SpeakerLabFan
01-23-2015, 11:21 PM
Jackie McLean - New Soil
(1959, Blue Note) MONO; 2nd '59 issue with W. 63rd Street address

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Nice late night listening. bop meets free jazz.

SpeakerLabFan
01-24-2015, 11:33 AM
John Abercrombie, Dave Holland, Jack DeJohnette - Gateway 2
(1978, ECM) MASTERDISK RL in the deadwax

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classic fusion on the ECM label. A great trio and well recorded. Dave Holland's double bass is deep and booming!

SpeakerLabFan
01-24-2015, 11:56 AM
Barry Altschul - Another Time/Another Place
(1978, Muse) MASTERDISK in the deadwax

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Crepescule: Suite For Monk is tasty. with Dave Holland on the side 2 sessions.

SpeakerLabFan
01-24-2015, 03:15 PM
America - s/t
(1972, Warner Bros) -RE-1-1 / -1B

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another great pressing of this record, incredible sonics.

SpeakerLabFan
01-24-2015, 04:04 PM
Cyrus Faryar - Cyrus
(1971, Elektra) WLP/Promo

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with lyric insert. includes R. Towner, P. McCandless, C. Walcott from Oregon; Cass Elliot, Rodney Dillard, Bob Gibson

SpeakerLabFan
01-24-2015, 05:37 PM
Sonny Terry and Brownie McGhee - Down Home Blues
(1960 Bluesville) '73 issue on Savoy

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nice

SpeakerLabFan
01-24-2015, 11:34 PM
The Doors - The Soft Parade
(1969, Elektra)

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I also have a copy with the red label with a large stylized E - according to goldmine both were '69 issues and the 1971 release was on the butterfly label

SpeakerLabFan
01-25-2015, 12:36 AM
Blondie - Plastic Letters
(1977, Chrysalis) -1B / -1A STERLING in the deadwax, mastered by Greg Calbi

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I wasn't paying much attention to new music in the late 70's but Parallel Lines got my attention and I went out and bought the other Blondie records shortly after it.

SpeakerLabFan
01-26-2015, 08:42 PM
Emily Remler - Catwalk
(1984, Concord Jazz) mastered by George Horn

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recycled pictures from a few years ago.

voice of theatr
01-28-2015, 07:17 AM
Very psyched to hear about this upcoming release. May be of interest to some of you Sandy Denny fans including SpeakerLabFan:

"THE LAST WORD ON FOTHERINGAY This 3CD/1DVD set is the most comprehensive compilation yet of the English folk group's recordings, including hitherto unseen television footage, previously unreleased live recordings from a festival in Rotterdam (both from August 1970) and, for the first time, the official release of the seven existing tracks which Fotheringay recorded in session for BBC radio. The final DVD disc is the real Holy Grail for Sandy Denny fans. The four songs recorded by the group for the German TV show Beat Club effectively double the existing footage of Sandy Denny in performance. Two of these, 'Nothing More' and 'John the Gun', were never even broadcast at the time. Nothing More comes in hardcover book format complete with rare and previously unseen photographs of the band plus previously unseen original sketches for the Fotheringay cover by Marion Appleton, Trevor Lucas's sister. Release date is March 30, 2015. Fotheringay Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay (3CD+DVD, Box set) is priced at 34.99. - spincds.com" and 37.99 at Amazon UK. Here's the link.....
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nothing-More-The-Collected-Fotheringay/dp/B00S8XVFDM/ref=lh_ni_t?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE

voice of theatr
01-28-2015, 07:21 AM
RIP Edgar Froese

"TANGERINE DREAMS' EDGAR FROESE R.I.P. 1944-2015

German artist and electronic music pioneer Edgar Froese, best known for founding the electronic music group Tangerine Dream, died on January 20 in Vienna of a plumonary embolism. He was 70. Among his works, in 1975, Froese released Epsilon In Malaysian Pale, a Mellotron-based piece inspired by a visit to the Malaysian jungle. Just before his death, Froese completed work on his 500-page autobiography, Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure - 1967 - 2014. Tangerine Dream's website posted: "The sadness in our hearts is immense. Edgar once said: 'There is no death, there is just a change of our cosmic address.' Edgar, this is a little comfort to us."

SpeakerLabFan
01-28-2015, 08:59 PM
Very psyched to hear about this upcoming release. May be of interest to some of you Sandy Denny fans including SpeakerLabFan:

"THE LAST WORD ON FOTHERINGAY This 3CD/1DVD set is the most comprehensive compilation yet of the English folk group's recordings, including hitherto unseen television footage, previously unreleased live recordings from a festival in Rotterdam (both from August 1970) and, for the first time, the official release of the seven existing tracks which Fotheringay recorded in session for BBC radio. The final DVD disc is the real Holy Grail for Sandy Denny fans. The four songs recorded by the group for the German TV show Beat Club effectively double the existing footage of Sandy Denny in performance. Two of these, 'Nothing More' and 'John the Gun', were never even broadcast at the time. Nothing More comes in hardcover book format complete with rare and previously unseen photographs of the band plus previously unseen original sketches for the Fotheringay cover by Marion Appleton, Trevor Lucas's sister. Release date is March 30, 2015. Fotheringay Nothing More: The Collected Fotheringay (3CD+DVD, Box set) is priced at 34.99. - spincds.com" and 37.99 at Amazon UK. Here's the link.....
http://www.amazon.co.uk/Nothing-More-The-Collected-Fotheringay/dp/B00S8XVFDM/ref=lh_ni_t?ie=UTF8&psc=1&smid=A3P5ROKL5A1OLE

Ooooh nice. Going on the wish list!

SpeakerLabFan
01-28-2015, 09:00 PM
Fairport Convention - Liege & Lief
(1969, A&M)

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Produced by Joe Boyd for Witchseason productions.

Inspired to play this after seeing the Joe Boyd segments on the BBC 4 British Folk series (available on Youtube). I didn't know that Boyd wrote a book - published 2010. I picked up a copy from the local library today. Looks like a good read!

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CKe99p9vKd8

SpeakerLabFan
01-30-2015, 11:49 PM
Aeorosmith - s/t
(1973, Columbia) Canadian pressing

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withdrawn cover with "WALKIN' THE DIG" song listing mis-print on back cover; nice debut with crushing sonics

LowPhreak
01-31-2015, 06:21 AM
Uriah Heep - Wonderworld
(1974, Warner Bros) -1A / -1C


tasty Uriah Heep guitar-organ rock here.


Another band I used to dig, and for some reason sounded great on my old Apogee's. :bouncy: Haven't heard the Heep in quite awhile.

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 10:56 AM
John Taylor, Norma Winstone, Kenny Wheeler - Azimuth
(1977, ECM)

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nice sounds on a foggy morning here

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 11:12 AM
The Montgomery Brothers - Groove Yard
(1961, Riverside) UK pressing

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Wes Montgomery with brothers Buddy and Monk. a scoop from a haul at a yard sale couple of years ago. Every once in awhile those boxes of the usual crap in the driveway are full of a nice collection.

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 12:24 PM
David Pritchard - Light-Year
(1978, Inner City) MASTERDISK in the deadwax, mastered by Bob Ludwig

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tasty jazz guitar fusion. Larry Klein on bass was Joni Mitchell's husband at the time.

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 01:27 PM
David Matthews - Dune
(1977, CTI) MASTERDISK RL in the deadwax

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The house arranger for CTI takes on Dune on side 1, other scifi themes explored on side 2. tasty wacka wacka guitar - Hiram Bullock and soloing from Eric Gale, bass Mark Egan. Otherwise, blah smooth arrangements.

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 03:49 PM
Aerosmith - Toys In The Attic
(1975, Columbia) -1A / -1B TML-S in the deadwax

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It's been foggy for a few days - cool picture of the Space Needle ready for tomorrow's Superbowl.

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SEAWOLF97
01-31-2015, 06:07 PM
been grabbing a bunch of vinyl this last week ..the highlights:

a PIG's head shaped record ?
SUBLIME picture disk
A Hendrix I've never seen
Page & Plant - No Quarter - double ...Factory Sealed ... didn't even know it
was ever issued on vinyl :) $18.99 in 1994.

oh wow , not a bad deal for my buck
http://www.amazon.com/gp/offer-listing/B000002J33/ref=tmm_vnl_new_olp_sr?ie=UTF8&condition=new&sr=&qid=

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 08:23 PM
The Oscar Peterson Trio - At The Stratford Shakespeare Festival
(1956, Verve) MONO, 1981 Japan issue

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Nice. w/ Herb Ellis, Ray Brown

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 09:28 PM
B.B. King - Live At The Regal
(1965, ABC) 1971 reissue, WLP/Promo stamp, Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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Smokin'

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 10:05 PM
George Duke - I Love The Blues, She Heard My Cry
(1975, BASF) Promo; STERLING in the deadwax

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w/ Johnny Guitar Watson, Airto, Flora Purim, Lee Ritenour. Terrific sound quality. Started out with flat out Dr. John style blues rock, now is fusion-y keyboard noodling. Blues meets fusion. tasty. a surprising find in the $1 bins.

SpeakerLabFan
01-31-2015, 10:42 PM
Barney Kessel - Music To Listen To Barney Kessel By
(1956, Contemporary) MONO

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w/ Red Mitchell, Shelley Manne. Tasty jazz guitar

SpeakerLabFan
02-01-2015, 11:01 AM
Fairport Convention - s/t
(1969, A&M) WLP, Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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nice.

SpeakerLabFan
02-01-2015, 12:28 PM
Sandy Denny - Sandy
(1972, A&M) STERLING LH in the deadwax; mastered by Lee Hulko at Sterling Sound

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so nice

SpeakerLabFan
02-02-2015, 07:26 PM
John Coltrane - The Coltrane Legacy
(1970, Atlantic) WLP, Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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Nice. a compilation of unreleased recordings from between '59 - '61.

SpeakerLabFan
02-02-2015, 09:36 PM
Tangerine Dream - Force Majeure
(1979, Virgin) -1A / -1B

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RIP Edgar Froese.

SpeakerLabFan
02-04-2015, 09:21 PM
Sam Cooke - Ain't That Good News
(1964, RCA)

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According to wiki - A Change Is Gonna Come was written by Cooke in response to Dylan's Blowin' In The Wind, and he wrote Another Saturday Night while touring in England when staying in a hotel room where no female guests were allowed.

SpeakerLabFan
02-04-2015, 09:41 PM
Badfinger - Ass
(1973, Apple) MASTERED BY CAPITOL wly in the deadwax; mastered by Wally Traugott at Capitol Studio & Mastering

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Recycled picture from a few years ago. The record cover was done by Peter Corriston who did the covers for Physical Graffiti and Some Girls. includes three tracks produced by Todd Rundgren.

SpeakerLabFan
02-06-2015, 11:13 PM
The Allman Brothers Band - Idlewild South
(1970, Atco) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7413/16460693362_22f914f984_z.jpg

Killer songs and great electric blues playing. nice start for the weekend.

SpeakerLabFan
02-07-2015, 12:23 PM
Kenny Dorham - Quiet Kenny
(1959, New Jazz) 1986 OJC reissue

http://imageshack.us/a/img30/5595/rmmw.JPG
http://imageshack.us/a/img809/9278/t8uv.jpg

nice

SpeakerLabFan
02-07-2015, 01:16 PM
Nina Simone - Let It All Out
(1966, Phillips) MONO, "rr" in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7284/16440569976_5326007ef5_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8604/16465622702_93ebdb0832_z.jpg

a yard sale pickup from years ago. includes a cover of Dylan's The Ballad Of Hollis Brown

SpeakerLabFan
02-07-2015, 05:32 PM
The Horace Silver Quintet - Doin' The Thing At The Village Gate
(1961, Blue Note) MONO; 1963 pressing w/ NY, USA on label

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/hs003.jpg
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/hs001.jpg

nice

SpeakerLabFan
02-07-2015, 09:13 PM
Jesse "Ed" Davis - Ululu
(1972, Atco) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7404/15849371153_b2a320ba91_o.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7438/16283205039_72612a05ac_z.jpg

w/ Duck Dunn, Dr John, Leon Russell.

SpeakerLabFan
02-08-2015, 11:23 AM
Various Artists - The Stars Salute Dr. Martin Luther King
(1965, Warner Bros) MONO, WLP Promo

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7327/16473056631_d5bc7de156_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7435/16473056761_8237ae48f4_z.jpg

Includes a reference to the Nobel Peace Prize award in the liner notes. Nice selection of stars and songs but I wonder why not include couple of contemporary artists who were close to Dr. King - Mahalia Jackson, Aretha Franklin.

SpeakerLabFan
02-08-2015, 11:58 AM
Mary Black - By The Time It Gets Dark
(1987, Dara)

http://imageshack.us/a/img542/3816/6840.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img689/6776/3iwk.jpg

nice


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-tiGvMqpU8

SpeakerLabFan
02-08-2015, 09:51 PM
Quintessence - Self
(1972, RCA) UK pressing

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7448/15859434923_2be31dce27_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7293/16293645267_2ff6cd5779_z.jpg

side 2 is live at Exeter University, Dec 1971

SEAWOLF97
02-09-2015, 04:46 PM
Classic Albums: The Doors - DVD


a real treat for any "Doors" fan . The history and making of their first album

fine interviews from Krieger (http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=Robby%20Krieger&search-alias=dvd), Densmore (http://www.amazon.com/s?ie=UTF8&field-keywords=John%20Densmore&search-alias=dvd) , Manzarek and Botnick

http://www.amazon.com/Classic-Albums-The-Doors/dp/B0015UKX74

Ray freely admits that they stole riffs from everybody.
The consensus is that most important cut on the album was "Break on Through"

highly recommended.

pyonc
02-10-2015, 05:54 PM
Hi vinyl friends,

For those of you who listen to jazz, which cartridges do you like best playing jazz records, based on your actual experiences?
Personally I use vintage Shure V15 type III.
Thanks for your feedback in advance.

Ducatista47
02-10-2015, 08:56 PM
Mary Black - By The Time It Gets Dark
(1987, Dara)

nice


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B-tiGvMqpU8

Very nicely done. Covering Richard Thompson, Sandy Denny and Ewan McColl shows outstanding taste.

SpeakerLabFan
02-10-2015, 09:48 PM
Hi vinyl friends,

For those of you who listen to jazz, which cartridges do you like best playing jazz records, based on your actual experiences?
Personally I use vintage Shure V15 type III.
Thanks for your feedback in advance.

I really like a moving coil cartridge paired with a good phono pre-amp, and I've been really happy with the Benz Micro MC cartridges. I started with the Benz Ace (http://www.lpgear.com/product/BENZMCACESH.html) paired with a Pro-ject Tube Box SE II phono pre. Happy listening!

SpeakerLabFan
02-10-2015, 09:51 PM
Van Morrison - Enlightenment
(1990, Mercury) STERLING DMM in the deadwax

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/34/4dkl.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/0y4dklj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/800x600q90/15/p4cn.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/0fp4cnj)

SpeakerLabFan
02-11-2015, 09:57 PM
Kenny Burrell - Groovin' High
(1984, Muse) -1A/-1A

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8576/16481196946_e0bf391b45_o.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7430/15887035113_799158c0d9_z.jpg

Nice

SpeakerLabFan
02-13-2015, 07:45 PM
Stevie Wonder - Music Of My Mind
(1972, Tamla/Motown) -1E/-1E

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/sw001.jpg

Nice! ...recycling a picture from a few years ago.

SpeakerLabFan
02-13-2015, 08:30 PM
Van Morrison - It's Too Late To Stop Now
(1974, Warner Bros) -1A/-1A

http://imageshack.us/a/img542/7026/nsg6.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img703/1635/sbuu.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img802/7410/4pmy.jpg

Van the man. looks like most his scheduled performances this year are in Ireland.

SpeakerLabFan
02-14-2015, 11:32 AM
Bruce Cockburn - Sunwheel Dance
(1971, True North) Canadian pressing

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7342/15908901143_841735e983_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7455/15906495074_4196f3cf30_z.jpg

being close to the border with our friends to the north means there is always a good supply of Bruce Cockburn LPs around here.

SpeakerLabFan
02-14-2015, 01:14 PM
The Doors - Waiting For The Sun
(1968, Elektra) -1/-1

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7447/16343812929_88b12d06f3_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8647/16344174357_67e8b5b4b7_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
02-14-2015, 07:41 PM
The Monkees - More Of The Monkees
(1967, Colgems) MONO

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8582/16345231618_24dd48cdca_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7397/15910340474_6d74a87b48_z.jpg

The Monkees 2nd LP, the record sold like gangbusters and now there are trashed copies in nearly every thrift store bin and yard sale record box. Strong songwriting contributions on this record from Mike Nesmith, Neil Diamond, Diane Hilderbrand, Neil Sedaka, Jeff Barry, and Gerry Goffin/Carole King contribute one of my favorite Monkees songs, Sometime In The Morning.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ucTbFM-mUVk

SpeakerLabFan
02-14-2015, 09:55 PM
Tangerine Dream - Legend - Music from the Motion Picture Soundtrack
(1986, MCA) FUTURE SOUND in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7353/16347528519_5a3d4e481a_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8600/16346120788_7da5e4aafd_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
02-14-2015, 10:10 PM
Various Artists - Get Yourself A College Girl - The MGM Soundtrack Album
(1964, MGM) E4273

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5569/14543634448_0386fb70c3_c.jpg
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5584/14727911454_b883d7423e_z.jpg



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuuClcMt-8I

SpeakerLabFan
02-18-2015, 07:16 PM
Henry Cow - s/t
(1973, Virgin) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3902/14577633951_90b0718413_c.jpg
https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3893/14577633911_5223648e61_c.jpg

nice.

SpeakerLabFan
02-18-2015, 09:21 PM
Joe Pass - :Virtuoso
(1974, Pablo) KENDUN in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7314/15956553963_9436e50ca6_b.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7387/16389099508_0d036c1778_z.jpg

killer jazz guitar unaccompanied

SpeakerLabFan
02-18-2015, 10:14 PM
Black Flag - Damaged
(1981, Unicorn/SST) Comin' At Ya / The Whole Gelatinous Thing in the deadwax; side 1/2

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/bf002.jpg
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/bf003.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7295/16575903212_daa27e8337_z.jpg

snarling

SpeakerLabFan
02-20-2015, 10:02 PM
The Rolling Stones - Goats Head Soup
(1973, Rolling Stone) Monarch pressing

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7404/15975475644_7827f4f26e_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8582/16411802479_5e35734426_z.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7412/16410426688_ab452eb98a_z.jpg

have always liked Keith Richards vocals - great here on Comin' Down Again

SpeakerLabFan
02-20-2015, 11:21 PM
Uriah Heep - The Magician's Birthday
(1972, Mercury) G.K. in the deadwax, mastered by Gilbert Kong

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7407/15975697124_fe266b8619_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7383/16597862165_cedd32e4c4_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7288/16596673821_4158c6d070_c.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
02-22-2015, 02:29 PM
Chuck Mahaffay And The Individuals - The Girl From Impanema
(1964, 21 Records) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8636/16616431275_4f5c2b6e23_o.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8682/16616431405_51a08cc8fc_z.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8624/15994251824_4628aa4a1d_z.jpg

bossa nova jazz with guitar at the base, played by 21 year old Larry Coryell.

SpeakerLabFan
02-22-2015, 08:23 PM
Larry Coryell - Equipoise
(1986, Muse) MASTERED BY VAN GELDER in the deadwax

http://imageshack.us/a/img41/9892/lugf.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img853/2196/8826.jpg



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WQbN-hFz2EA

SpeakerLabFan
02-23-2015, 09:40 PM
Miles Davis - Early Miles
(1959, Prestige) MONO, early 60's pressing w/ Trident on blue label

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8590/16629581911_1a84138481_b.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8629/16010914553_79347eee28_z.jpg

wonderful trumpet w/ accompaniment from Sonny Rollins, John Lewis, Roy Haynes, and others.

dr_gallup
02-25-2015, 02:06 PM
Joe Pass - :Virtuoso
(1974, Pablo) KENDUN in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7314/15956553963_9436e50ca6_b.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7387/16389099508_0d036c1778_z.jpg

killer jazz guitar unaccompanied

That's a great album.

I saw him solo at a little club in downtown Chicago in December 1983. I was out of work and visiting my sister. Browsing the Tribune for job openings, I saw an ad for him and said we got to go see this. My sister had never even heard of him but said OK. We took the "L" from Evanston downtown and found the club. It was a little place with tables for maybe 50 people. We got a table about 10 feet from the stage and ordered drinks. Joe came on and said very little, just started playing in his wonderful fluid style. Part way through his set somebody in the back got a little noisy and Joe stopped playing. When the noisemakers noticed they were interrupting he said something like "If you're not here for the music I can leave". Not another peep. It was a great performance and my sister was always so glad she heard him.

SpeakerLabFan
02-25-2015, 09:32 PM
That's a great album.

I saw him solo at a little club in downtown Chicago in December 1983. I was out of work and visiting my sister. Browsing the Tribune for job openings, I saw an ad for him and said we got to go see this. My sister had never even heard of him but said OK. We took the "L" from Evanston downtown and found the club. It was a little place with tables for maybe 50 people. We got a table about 10 feet from the stage and ordered drinks. Joe came on and said very little, just started playing in his wonderful fluid style. Part way through his set somebody in the back got a little noisy and Joe stopped playing. When the noisemakers noticed they were interrupting he said something like "If you're not here for the music I can leave". Not another peep. It was a great performance and my sister was always so glad she heard him.

Great story, and lucky you saw him in a small club setting

SpeakerLabFan
02-25-2015, 09:34 PM
Thunderclap Newman - Hollywood Dream
(1970, Track) Monarch symbol + AB in the deadwax, mastered by Al Brown

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8606/16650180345_2d4a8ebceb_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8655/16649180492_a7d250261f_z.jpg

gatefold w/ lyrics insert. A great title and a terrific bottom end on this pressing.

SpeakerLabFan
02-25-2015, 10:15 PM
Humble Pie - Lost And Found
(1972, A&M)

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/hp005.jpg
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/hp004.jpg

Listening to the Town & Country record originally released in 1968 and included in this 2LP compilation. inspired after hearing The Light Of Love track on streaming digital earlier today.

SpeakerLabFan
02-26-2015, 10:48 PM
Roy Harper - Harper 1970-1975
(1978, Chrysalis)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8612/16633879636_76a2966113_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8651/16472413780_b54930324d_z.jpg

nice. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hats_Off_to_(Roy)_Harper"]Hats (http://Hats) Off to (Roy) Harper.

Odd
02-27-2015, 11:40 AM
Joe Cocker

64751

Joe Cocker: Fire it Up Live (Cologne, 2013) (http://www.google.no/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=1&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CCIQyCkwAA&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3D1Lw g0ZlPTJA&ei=VrjwVKyeN8n1OL2dgZgO&usg=AFQjCNGHv-onwAbvoqtf0scWqjDjhFLWgQ)

SEAWOLF97
02-27-2015, 05:00 PM
.
about 100 y.o.
forget 180g .... these are 3/4 pound each
one side has disk number -R and the other a -L
that's a quarter laying next to the edge.

Edison’s 10-inch discs played for nearly five minutes per side with 150 threads per inch (TPI), and revolved at 80 RPM. They were also -inch thick and were filled with wood flour, or later, china clay.

A latecomer to disks, Edison in 1912 introduced an 80 RPM record of a unique type, never copied by any other company, designed for playback with a permanently mounted precision-ground diamond stylus. Once seen, Edison "Diamond Discs" are instantly recognizable: " thick, 10" in diameter , laminated in construction, with noticeably finer grooves than the average 78 and surfaces pressed not in shellac but in a Bakelite-like material actually called Condensite. I like to say that they are the closest thing man has devised to an indestructible object as long as they aren't played with a steel needle

http://www.obsoletemedia.org/edison-diamond-disc/

SpeakerLabFan
02-27-2015, 09:07 PM
ZZ Top - Tres Hombres
(1973, London) Bell Sound, SF in the deadwax, mastered by Sam Feldman

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8625/16666730101_a36637ce7c_b.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7570/15885027376_a6c91f6864_z.jpg

Goldjazz
02-27-2015, 09:22 PM
Just got this album...awesome

SpeakerLabFan
02-27-2015, 09:56 PM
Jefferson Airplane - Thirty Seconds Over Winterland
(1973, Grunt) -1s/-1s

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8592/16642396256_cc5800b989_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8607/16666960071_9ef120d422_z.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8569/16046025494_442a1751e8_z.jpg

A favorite live album, I wish I'd seen one of these performances. I prefer earlier/earliest versions of the band but here is Kantner, Slick, Kaukonen & Casady running through a great set including fun commentary from Grace ("I can't either" during Crown Of Creation).

SpeakerLabFan
02-28-2015, 02:03 PM
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers - Hypnotic Eye
(2014, Reprise) Mastered by Chris Bellman at Bernie Grundman Mastering

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7575/16133941132_f5cc4e711f_o.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8614/16134691385_544f11b148_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
02-28-2015, 02:58 PM
T. Rex - Electric Warrior
(1971, Cube/Polydor) German pressing

http://imageshack.us/a/img198/8817/nm49.JPG
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/tr003-2.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
02-28-2015, 04:22 PM
Harvey Mandel - Shangrenade
(1973, GRT) TML in the deadwax, mastered by Doug Sax at The Mastering Lab

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8647/16675036491_06f8633a9d_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8605/16488828698_646a114b66_z.jpg

too bad about the writing from a previous owner but otherwise Mr. Lacy seemed to take care of his records.

SpeakerLabFan
03-01-2015, 10:59 AM
Mike & Sally Oldfield Pekka Pohjola - s/t (aka The Mathematician's Air Display)
(1981, Happy Bird) Holland pressing

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7502/15497325909_92ecf6ffca_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7469/15497326129_dbda7b75e1_z.jpg

Originally released on Virgin in 1977 as The Mathematician's Air Display.

hjames
03-01-2015, 11:44 AM
I have the original 1977 pressing of The Mathematician's Air Display
on Virgin Records. Pekka's bass is amazing on this album -
but when did Pekka's 3rd album lose his name on top billing
so it turned into an Oldfield family product?

I know Pekka died a few years back, but that seems crass at best ...

64762




Mike & Sally Oldfield Pekka Pohjola - s/t (aka The Mathematician's Air Display)
(1981, Happy Bird) Holland pressing

Originally released on Virgin in 1977 as The Mathematician's Air Display.

Frankly - that cheap jacket with a triangle and rebranding looks like a bootleg more than a legitimate release.

SpeakerLabFan
03-01-2015, 12:34 PM
Fred Neil - Everybody's Talkin' (s/t reissue)
(1969, Capitol) ST-294, originally released in 1966 as ST-2665

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8608/16659603546_ce0c2824dc_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8662/16497963698_e2925c1583_z.jpg

with Cyrus Faryar on the magic bouzouki, rhythm guitar

SpeakerLabFan
03-01-2015, 12:44 PM
I have the original 1977 pressing of The Mathematician's Air Display
on Virgin Records. Pekka's bass is amazing on this album -
but when did Pekka's 3rd album lose his name on top billing
so it turned into an Oldfield family product?

I know Pekka died a few years back, but that seems crass at best ...

64762


Frankly - that cheap jacket with a triangle and rebranding looks like a bootleg more than a legitimate release.

Great title, would like to track down that original release. The German HB label was in business from 1974, lots of nice jazz reissues and compilations, I have a few others. Yes tacky cover but sounds great.

SpeakerLabFan
03-01-2015, 10:37 PM
Neil Young - On The Beach
(1974, Reprise)

http://imageshack.us/a/img37/3097/ny004.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img210/9430/ny001.jpg

recycled pictures. I purchased this record in new in 1974, and it's always been a favorite. Have seen NY in concert a few times, always a great memorable performance.

SpeakerLabFan
03-02-2015, 10:00 PM
The Move - The Platinum Collection
(1981, Cube) UK pressing

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8634/16078810284_bdde297e09_o.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8566/16493847627_fa754febd4_z.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8585/16493847567_0089c83d13_z.jpg

2 LP compilation, listening to record 1. Wow, The Move did a cover of Love/Arthur Lee's Stephanie Knows Who. I did not know that.

Goldjazz
03-03-2015, 10:03 PM
Finally got a mint, 70's pressing of this.

SpeakerLabFan
03-04-2015, 11:11 PM
Duke Ellington - Daybreak Express
(1964, RCA)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8596/16720062182_dc6e98008c_b.jpg

RCA Victor Vintage Series reissue of early 30's performances. I've read that RCA owned the original source metal masters - very nice sound quality. It's an incredible listen considering the age of recordings.

SpeakerLabFan
03-06-2015, 08:59 PM
Sly And The Family Stone - Stand!
(1969, Epic) -1D / -1D

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8649/16738801145_d121e9e914_b.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8664/16551242548_9e591fef2e_z.jpg

Want to take you higher All: Boom shaka-laka-laka

SpeakerLabFan
03-06-2015, 10:10 PM
The Doors - The Soft Parade
(1969, Elektra)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7287/16739204925_68591b2ae2_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8601/16739205045_c45387900d_z.jpg

Nice

SpeakerLabFan
03-08-2015, 12:13 AM
Country Joe McDonald - Paris Sessions
(1972, Vanguard) WLP

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7616/16562562968_4295ccb33e_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7647/16724225396_0d4a5c93d4_z.jpg

As always Country Joe has a lot to say + folk jazz blues rock.

SpeakerLabFan
03-08-2015, 08:56 PM
Zappa/Beefheart - Bongo Fury
(1975, Discreet) -1A / -1B KENDUN in the deadwax

http://imageshack.us/a/img90/9674/r26f.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img32/7676/918.JPG

recycled pictures. I normally run out of interest in Zappa after a couple of tracks but not here with Captain Beefheart in the house. recorded live in Austin, 1975.

SpeakerLabFan
03-08-2015, 09:48 PM
Man - Back Into The Future
(1973, United Artists) AB in the deadwax, mastered by Al Brown

http://imageshack.us/a/img841/1303/37lm.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img138/7176/syql.jpg

recycled pictures, listening to sides 3/4 where they stretch out the progressive/psychedelic material. Nice.

SpeakerLabFan
03-08-2015, 10:52 PM
Bonnie Raitt - s/t
(1971, Warner Bros) '73 issue on the Burbank palm trees label

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/speakerlabfan014/br004_zpsde0e9e59.jpg
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/speakerlabfan014/br002_zps8c3f8fcf.jpg

debut from a 21 year old Bonne Raitt. Includes a beautiful cover of a great song by Paul Seibel - Any Day Woman. Raitt covered another great Seibel song - Louise - in a later record.

SpeakerLabFan
03-11-2015, 08:37 PM
Eloy - Floating
(1974, Harvest) German pressing

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3921/14789576570_6740aeb9b7_c.jpg
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5580/14789703827_dbdd7b7d31_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
03-11-2015, 09:15 PM
The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Axis: Bold As Love
(1967, Track) 2010 Experience Hendrix/Sony reissue

http://imageshack.us/a/img20/4735/7m60.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img33/4895/tbnx.JPG

SpeakerLabFan
03-11-2015, 10:18 PM
The Electric Flag - An American Music Band
(1968, Columbia) -2c/-2c

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7626/16168303904_4336301185_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7644/16603258110_6f336f0530_z.jpg

Goldjazz
03-12-2015, 03:21 AM
...just had this record in my hands an hour ago about to buy it but it was too scratched unfortunately


Sly And The Family Stone - Stand!
(1969, Epic) -1D / -1D

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8649/16738801145_d121e9e914_b.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8664/16551242548_9e591fef2e_z.jpg

Want to take you higher All: Boom shaka-laka-laka

SpeakerLabFan
03-13-2015, 11:25 PM
Sly and The Family Stone - Stand!


...just had this record in my hands an hour ago about to buy it but it was too scratched unfortunately

Yes 9 out of 10 that I run across are trashed, always disappointing but not surprising. This record was a party favorite.

SpeakerLabFan
03-13-2015, 11:25 PM
Grateful Dead - Reckoning
(1981, Arista) artisan symbol, GF in the deadwax; mastered by Greg Fulginiti at Artisan Sound

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/gd004.jpg
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/gd002-4.jpg

Recycling pictures from a awhile back.

SpeakerLabFan
03-14-2015, 12:24 AM
The Electric Prunes - self titled
(1967, Reprise) MANUFACTURED IN GERMANY in the deadwax; German pressing

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7586/16601557307_a6226528fe_c.jpg
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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7625/16186502814_409a714085_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
03-14-2015, 12:54 PM
Django Reinhardt - Et Le Quintette Du Hot Club De France
(1971, RCA) French pressing, RCA Black & White Series, 3LP compilation

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8674/16626557020_780516d292_c.jpg
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another nice jazz compilation series from RCA.

SpeakerLabFan
03-14-2015, 01:39 PM
Oscar Peterson Et Joe Pass - A Salle Pleyel
(1975, Pablo) Mono, 2LP

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8731/16192021734_243e33ac7e_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8705/16813270741_4b2d1e343e_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
03-14-2015, 10:55 PM
Iron Butterfly - Ball
(1969, Atco) -1A / -1C

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7287/16632316259_ba0411d808_c.jpg
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IB is all over the map here, but killer sonics and organ, guitar, bass attack when they open the throttle.

SpeakerLabFan
03-14-2015, 11:56 PM
Gene Clark - White Light
(1971, A&M) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/speakerlabfan024/gc003_zps2385e4d3.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/speakerlabfan/media/speakerlabfan024/gc003_zps2385e4d3.jpg.html)
http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/speakerlabfan024/gc002_zpsa1eb30ce.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/speakerlabfan/media/speakerlabfan024/gc002_zpsa1eb30ce.jpg.html)

Chris Etheridge, bass; Ben Sidran, piano; Jessie Ed Davis, guitar

SpeakerLabFan
03-15-2015, 10:55 AM
Bob Dorough & Bill Takas - Beginning To See The Light
(1976, Laissez-Faire)

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was interesting to find this LP jn one of my haunts recently. Great electric bass & piano bop jazz. One of Dorough's songs here was on Miles Davis - Sorcerer.

SpeakerLabFan
03-15-2015, 03:37 PM
Little Feat - Feats Don't Fail Me Now
(1974, Warner Bros)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8576/16638993878_8055e01ba6_c.jpg
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EmmyLou Harris, Bonnie Raitt background vocals. I like all the Lowell George Little Feat records, hard to pick a favorite. Great sound quality.

SpeakerLabFan
03-15-2015, 04:05 PM
Lowell George - Thanks I'll Eat It Here
(1979, Warner Bros) Winchester symbol in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7646/16801093796_265ac247eb_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8657/16825847082_c8d2ee7e27_z.jpg

Nice

SpeakerLabFan
03-15-2015, 04:49 PM
John Martyn - Foundations
(1987, Island) Monarch symbol, PRECISION in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7648/16827413945_920829c56d_c.jpg
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recorded live, includes May You Never which was covered by EC ten years earlier on Slowhand.

SpeakerLabFan
03-15-2015, 05:47 PM
The Doobie Brothers - Toulouse Street
(1972, Warner Bros)

http://imageshack.us/a/img402/9297/tujx.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img850/9751/an1t.jpg



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nDSGdC2pL-g

SpeakerLabFan
03-15-2015, 07:34 PM
Ellen McIlwaine - Honky Tonk Angel
(1972, Polydor) STERLING RL both sides, mastered by Robert Ludwig

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/16641367120_8b5548bb46_c.jpg
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rough cover but the record plays nicemostly VG++ with killer sound quality. A terrific cover of Steve Winwood's Can't Find My Way Home


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AqeiRHfpmcg

SpeakerLabFan
03-16-2015, 09:33 PM
David Lindley & El Rayo - X - Very Greasy
(1988, Elektra) WLP; TML-M/TML-X; Mastered by Doug Sax and Mike Reese at The Mastering Lab

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8644/16814392326_57f22c2244_b.jpg
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Linda Ronstadt, Jackson Browne joining Mr. Dave on harmony vocals

SpeakerLabFan
03-18-2015, 10:40 PM
Paul Kossoff - Back Street Crawler
(1973, Island) KENDUN A/B in deadwax

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Nice. Kossoff is joined here on some tracks by Free bandmates Andy Fraser, Paul Rodgers, Simon Kirke. Also includes Time Away, co-written with John Martyn who joins Kossoff on guiatr on the track. R.I.P. Andy Fraser

SpeakerLabFan
03-22-2015, 05:04 PM
John Lennon - Imagine
(1971, Apple) MASTERED BY CAPITOL in the deadwax

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another one of those killer late 70's purple label Capitol, no initials but likely mastered by Wally or Jay.

SpeakerLabFan
03-22-2015, 07:20 PM
T. Rex - s/t
(1970, Reprise) -1B/-1B

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7634/16276576304_07693467a4_b.jpg
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nice

SpeakerLabFan
03-23-2015, 10:47 PM
King Crimson - Starless & Bible Black
(1974, Atlantic) '85 reissue on Editions EG; HuB in the deadwax

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Nice sound quality which is a good thing with this title. HuB = Frankford-Wayne mastering, from some quick web research.

SpeakerLabFan
03-24-2015, 10:55 PM
Philip Lynott - The Philip Lynott Album
(1982, Warner Bros) Promo stamp, front cover; Monarch delta in the deadwax

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8689/16737179129_8d4970a6c7_c.jpg
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Nice. A change of pace from Lynott's Thin Lizzy work, this is pop but with his same songwriting hooks and voice. w/ Mark Knopfler


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hiqCUI6uDUI

SpeakerLabFan
03-27-2015, 09:32 PM
The Pentangle - Basket Of Light
(1969, Transatlantic) 1989 Demon UK pressing; A Porky Prime Cut in the deadwax, mastered by George Peckham

http://imageshack.us/a/img706/4122/p2r5.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img189/9517/6vrs.jpg

sad news this week, R.I.P. John Renbourn

SpeakerLabFan
03-27-2015, 11:34 PM
John Renbourn - Faro Annie
(1971, Reprise)

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/jr001.jpg

recycled picture from a few years ago

SpeakerLabFan
03-28-2015, 11:10 AM
The Pentangle - Solomon's Seal
(1972, Reprise) WLP/Promo; -1B/-1B

http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/801/2xys.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/m92xysj)
http://imagizer.imageshack.us/v2/xq90/841/g635.jpg (https://imageshack.com/i/ndg635j)

nice

SpeakerLabFan
03-28-2015, 11:31 AM
Al Stewart - Love Chronicles
(1969, RCA Takeoff) NL 25375 German pressing

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/as002.jpg
http://imageshack.us/a/img819/4445/as004.jpg

with support from four Fairport Convention including RT, as well as Jimmy Page on some tracks.

SpeakerLabFan
03-28-2015, 09:37 PM
Mickey Hart - Rolling Thunder
(1972, Warner Bros) WLP, -1B/-1A

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8728/16960995791_a7775222e3_o.jpg
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Nice. w/ members of Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, Quicksilver Messenger Service, Stephen Stills, Barry Melton.

SpeakerLabFan
03-28-2015, 10:30 PM
Ten Years After - Stonedhenge
(1969, Deram) -1B/-1B; Monarch symbol + Bell Sound in the deadwax

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8717/16342179173_fd946afe6b_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7594/16754885977_647946f8f1_z.jpg

a rare VG++ copy. These are usually seen in terrible shape, along with other early TYA records.

SpeakerLabFan
03-28-2015, 11:19 PM
King Crimson - Beat
(1982, Warner Bros/EG)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7642/16776428149_27f4c6e0f4_c.jpg
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w/ Robert Fripp, Adrian Belew, Bill Bruford, Tony Levin

SpeakerLabFan
03-29-2015, 11:02 AM
King Crimson - Three Of A Perfect Pair
(1984, Warner Bros/EG) STERLING in the deadwax

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8714/16780507778_d4bf06305b_c.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8751/16942245996_8a2cbbb94a_z.jpg

Nice. I haven't listened to these '80s KC records in years. I spotted them while going through storage.

voice of theatr
03-29-2015, 11:17 AM
See if you can find Zappa "Roxy and Elsewhere" which is a double live LP consisting primarily of new material. Band includes Chester Thompson on drums, George Duke on keyboards, a full horn section, and some of Zappa's strongest material (much of which has a jazz fusion flavor on this album). If Roxy and Elsewhere doesn't convert you into a Zappa fan, nothing will!

(This clip is actually two songs - both very different from each other, both great IMO. If you have time, try to listen all the way through)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEZwa1Funh0

Zappa/Beefheart - Bongo Fury
(1975, Discreet) -1A / -1B KENDUN in the deadwax

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recycled pictures. I normally run out of interest in Zappa after a couple of tracks but not here with Captain Beefheart in the house. recorded live in Austin, 1975.

voice of theatr
03-29-2015, 11:43 AM
The mailman showed up bearing gifts yesterday. I just bought all seven of the recently reissued Pretenders albums (their first seven albums). I buzzed through them to check out the sound quality and played one of them all the way through and the remastering job on these is stellar. This is the first time IMO the Pretenders albums sound better on CD than on vinyl (these were lovingly remastered from the original master tapes). Not to mention, the original single LP's are now each three disc remastered sets (two CD and one DVD except for "Packed" which is one CD and one DVD). They've included tons of rare and unreleased material ranging from live tracks to demos, b-sides, unreleased songs etc.--many of which are surprisingly good! The DVD's for each title include not only the promo videos for that particular album, but also live performances from that album's tour. Highly recommended for any fan of the Pretenders--not only for the abundance of extra material, but for the huge upgrade in sound quality.
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Many fans only know the Pretenders early material, but some of their mid period and later albums are amazing! Here's one from the album "Packed".

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=drOsWYAQd18&list=RDdrOsWYAQd18

SpeakerLabFan
03-29-2015, 10:52 PM
David Bowie - Space Oddity
(1969, Mercury) '72 RCA reissue

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7594/16973295032_17aefb6300_c.jpg
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Nice.

SpeakerLabFan
03-29-2015, 11:00 PM
See if you can find Zappa "Roxy and Elsewhere" which is a double live LP consisting primarily of new material. Band includes Chester Thompson on drums, George Duke on keyboards, a full horn section, and some of Zappa's strongest material (much of which has a jazz fusion flavor on this album). If Roxy and Elsewhere doesn't convert you into a Zappa fan, nothing will!

(This clip is actually two songs - both very different from each other, both great IMO. If you have time, try to listen all the way through)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xEZwa1Funh0

Thanks, I did have a copy of that record in the past couple of years which I moved down the line after a couple of listens. I do have nice copies of Zappa studio LPs which are fun in small doses especially for the great playing and sound quality but most of the songwriting just doesn't click for me.

SpeakerLabFan
03-31-2015, 09:55 PM
Syndicate Of Sound - Little Girl
(1966, Bell) MONO, Monach delta + Bell Sound sf in the deadwax, mastered by Sam Feldman

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7651/16808502830_5c89a6a55a_c.jpg
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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7616/16375872393_d5a885f99c_z.jpg

A surprising find yesterday and a fun record from a San Jose garage rock band. includes some edgy stuff, including a cover of The Witch.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xA8tUUrSTIw

SpeakerLabFan
03-31-2015, 10:27 PM
Thin Lizzy - Black Rose
(1979, Warner Bros)

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7629/16808632338_34d98a970f_z.jpg

w/ Gary Moore, lead guitar. recycled pictures

SpeakerLabFan
04-01-2015, 07:03 PM
Brian Auger & The Trinity - Befour
(1970, RCA) Canadian pressing; -2S/-2S

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/ba001-3.jpg

recycled picture from a few years ago. includes organ-driven covers of Maiden Voyage & I Wanna Take You Higher.

Goldjazz
04-03-2015, 12:36 AM
Enjoying the arvo not working and listening to this. Original 1981 pressing.

SpeakerLabFan
04-03-2015, 08:32 PM
The Incredible String Band - The Hangman's Beautiful Daughter
(1968, Elektra)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7598/16405584473_7ea45b0c5f_c.jpg
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Nice. I didn't know that this LP was nominated for a Grammy award.

SpeakerLabFan
04-03-2015, 09:44 PM
Spirit - Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus
(1970, Epic) late 70's Epic blue label

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8717/17025350001_5a8048119e_c.jpg
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Produced by David Briggs. a nice sounding pressing with great low frequency and separation.

SpeakerLabFan
04-03-2015, 11:37 PM
Atomic Rooster - IV
(1973, Elektra)

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Nice. US version of Nice 'n Greasy.

SpeakerLabFan
04-04-2015, 06:40 PM
Tommy Bolin - Teaser
(1975, Nemporer/Atlantic)

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http://imageshack.us/a/img10/3006/tb004.jpg

recycled pics. Killer sound quality on this, and on the other Bolin solo LP - Private Eyes.

SpeakerLabFan
04-04-2015, 11:13 PM
Barclay James Harvest - s/t
(1970, Harvest) WLP/Promo; US issue on London/Sire

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/bjh001.jpg

recycled picture. nice.

SpeakerLabFan
04-05-2015, 12:23 PM
Fleetwood Mac - s/t
(1975, Reprise) KENDUN-A in the deadwax

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7664/16856475558_b62faec1f0_c.jpg
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I don't know if this is the copy that I purchased new in '75. I've always considered this a demo LP with terrific low frequencies. I guess this could be Buckingham Nicks part 2 I also like the Christine McVie tracks

SpeakerLabFan
04-05-2015, 09:31 PM
Miles Davis - A Tribute To Jack Johnson
(1971, Columbia) -1A / -1A

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http://imageshack.us/a/img820/8306/icjc.jpg

Killer stuff and a terrific recording. with John McLaughlin, Sonny Sharrock, Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, Jack DeJohnette and Billy Cobham


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rXlzKtVYM6A

SpeakerLabFan
04-07-2015, 09:00 PM
Sade - Diamond Life
(1984, Epic) MASTERED BY FRANKFORD/WAYNE, Herbie jr in the deadwax; Mastered by Herbie Powers at the Frankford/Wayne Mastering Lab

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7353/13634141445_0d374a8794_b.jpg
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astonishing great sound quality, and a nice title

SpeakerLabFan
04-08-2015, 10:12 PM
Strawberry Alarm Clock - Incense & Peppermints
(1967, Uni)

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7635/17058618186_b4e972ca32_c.jpg
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I picked up this record at the same time as the Syndicate Of Sound LP, both in terrific shape. a first listen to this title - I always assumed bubblegum based on the title track and the cover art but I think these guys were more influenced by Love than the Archies. Nice. Rainy Day Mushroom Pillow includes bongos and a harpsichord.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vH0YfZKNW54

SpeakerLabFan
04-10-2015, 09:44 PM
Robert Palmer - Sneakin' Sally Through The Alley
(1974, Island) -1A / -1A STERLING in the deadwax

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5275/14217987875_ee09aaf9fb_b_d.jpg
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5157/14031324398_5f8222a689_z_d.jpg

Terrific sonics. Nice. with The Meters, Lowell George, even Steve Winwood on a few tracks.

SpeakerLabFan
04-10-2015, 10:48 PM
Van Morrison - Avalon Sunset
(1989, Mercury) STERLING in the deadwax

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8773/16897964857_4472e0797b_c.jpg
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another Van Morrison LP with wonderful sound quality and sublime music.

SpeakerLabFan
04-10-2015, 11:53 PM
Heart - Dreamboat Annie
(1976, Mushroom) Canadian pressing, MAFA/THUMPER in the deadwax, side 1/2; KENDUN B

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8735/16917877938_fffae2d743_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7716/17079707876_07a01bd16e_z.jpg

Heart's debut, recorded in Vancouver - terrific sonics and a killer LP.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3X_2KUah-Ek

SpeakerLabFan
04-11-2015, 12:01 PM
Pat Martino - Consciousness
(1975, Muse)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8824/16923703898_319b61ca8e_b.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8783/16923703998_4e91de7eb5_z.jpg

Nice. similar to the ECM label, everything I've heard on the Muse label has stunning sound quality.

SpeakerLabFan
04-11-2015, 05:04 PM
Gordon Lightfoot - Sundown
(1974, Warner Bros) MFSL

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7607/16906828377_d3701bff9d_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7586/16926654550_298836bf1c_z.jpg

Nice.

SpeakerLabFan
04-11-2015, 11:49 PM
The Beau Brummels - Volume 2
(1965, Autumn)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8795/17117322985_0ac801d3c9_o.jpg
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https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8694/17117323285_864e7a4844_z.jpg

produced by Sly (Stone) Stewart. sounds great with pronounced low frequencies and jangly guitar - some tracks sound like a darker version of the '65 Byrds.

SpeakerLabFan
04-12-2015, 12:43 AM
Osibisa - Woyaya
(1971, MCA) German pressing

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7641/16930227420_b35b1015b8_c.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7706/16910389957_91ef46a805_z.jpg

Nice. visceral percussion and low frequencies on this pressing -- maybe partially enhanced by the late hour and the bottle of Hornsby's hard cider.

SpeakerLabFan
04-12-2015, 11:57 AM
Vangelis - Blade Runner
(1982, Full Moon/Warner Bros) KDISK in the deadwax, mastered by Bill Lightner, K-DISK, Hollywood

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7688/17122316422_76e596a883_o.jpg
https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8706/16936317280_2df9f654d2_z.jpg

a surprising thrift store find last week in NM- shape.

SpeakerLabFan
04-13-2015, 12:06 AM
Anthony Braxton - Five Pieces 1975
(1975, Arista)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8694/16942968508_2a42dc40ae_o.jpg
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Nice. with Dave Holland, bass; Barry Altschul, drums, Kenny Wheeler, trumpet. A clipping from a Mnpls newspaper was in the LP sleeve.

SEAWOLF97
04-13-2015, 06:12 PM
.

http://www.snagfilms.com/films/title/a_to_zeppelin_the_story_of_led_zeppelin

nearly an hour long.

SpeakerLabFan
04-13-2015, 09:57 PM
McCoy Tyner -Sahara
(1972, Milestone)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8774/16934574747_e5d3c1335f_c.jpg
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Killer stuff from the Coltrane pianist. He put out some interesting exploratory titles in the late 60's early 70s after Coltrane's passing.

SpeakerLabFan
04-17-2015, 10:16 PM
Uriah Heep - The Best Of Uriah Heep
(1975, Mercury) Canadian pressing; SNB in the deadwax, mastered by Sabin Brunet

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nice

SpeakerLabFan
04-18-2015, 12:31 AM
Alice Cooper - DaDa
(1983, Warner Bros) STERLING in the deadwax

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SpeakerLabFan
04-19-2015, 12:27 PM
Darryl Way's Wolf - s/t
(1974, London) Bell Sound sf in the deadwax, mastered by Sam Feldman

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a fun find from a couple of days ago. Curved Air violinist plus future Soft Machine, Caravan, and Marillion folks. Produced by Ian McDonald of King Crimson.

SpeakerLabFan
04-19-2015, 01:30 PM
Patrick Sky - Songs That Made America Famous
(1973, Adelphi) Bell Sound RCK

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a recent surprising 50cent clearance bin find. wow! It doesn't take long to see why this title did not go out on a major label.

SpeakerLabFan
04-19-2015, 10:03 PM
Rainbow Ffolly - Sallies Forth
(1968, Parlophone) MONO 2015 RSD release

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very nice. first listen, reminds me of The Pretty Things - SF Sorrow

SpeakerLabFan
04-24-2015, 09:28 PM
The Fraternity Of Man - s/t
(1968, ABC) Bell Sound in the deadwax

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Nice. personnel here with ties to Lowell George and the Mothers of Invention.

SpeakerLabFan
04-24-2015, 10:30 PM
Roy Harper - One Of Those Days In England (Bullinamingvase)
(1977, Chrysalis)

http://imageshack.us/a/img46/8557/8h4r.jpg
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SpeakerLabFan
04-24-2015, 11:30 PM
Sandy Denny - The North Star Grassman And The Ravens
(1971, A&M) STERLING GF in the deadwax; mastered by Greg Fulginiti at Sterling Sound

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so nice, with unmistakable tasty lead guitar from Richard Thompson and John Wood production

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8727/16641524763_8d6ef6b042_o.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
04-25-2015, 12:24 PM
Ginger Baker - Stratavarious
(1972, Atco) AT/GP, Monarch symbol in the deadwax, mastered by George Piros

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Lots of afro-beat percussion plus Something Nice which could be from a Cream or Traffic LP. This copy has horrific front cover ring wear no doubt from sitting in someone's garage for 30+ years, but the LP is in great shape. well worth the 99cents. with Fela Ransome-Kuti, Bobby Tench from the Jeff Beck Group.

SpeakerLabFan
04-25-2015, 01:27 PM
Meryl Saunders - Fire Up
(1973, Fantasy)

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Wow these guys are on fire. w/ Jerry Garcia, Tom Fogarty

SpeakerLabFan
04-25-2015, 06:41 PM
Mary Wells - Sings My Guy
(1964, Motown) '81 reissue

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7687/17269873641_55786c4b98_o.jpg
https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7661/17084186279_125c97373e_z.jpg


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rszp2h4xjUs

SpeakerLabFan
04-25-2015, 07:07 PM
Nasty Pop - s/t
(1975, Island) UK pressing

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7709/17084511029_974713fef5_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
04-25-2015, 08:00 PM
The Kinks - Greatest Hits
(1989, Rhino) Monarch delta, Kdisc KP in the deadwax, mastered by Ken Perry, K-Disc

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8704/16648575354_179df8be0c_c.jpg
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all mono recordings except Stop Your Sobbing. turn it up!



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yGkUwSiJ7VQ

SpeakerLabFan
04-25-2015, 11:22 PM
Merl Saunders/Jerry Garcia - Live At Keystone
(1973, Fantasy)

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Nice. with David Grisman. recorded live at Keystone/Berkeley by Betty Cantor. Photos by Annie Liebovitz.

SpeakerLabFan
04-26-2015, 06:24 PM
Strawberry Alarm Clock - Good Morning Starshine
(1969, Uni) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7705/17096797559_f3f2ec74d0_c.jpg

heavier more bluesy than their earlier records, these guys are not bubblegum, great stuff.

SpeakerLabFan
04-29-2015, 07:20 PM
The Move - The Platinum Collection
(1981, Cube) UK pressing

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2 LP compilation, listening to record 2. Includes a cover of Moby Grape's Hey Grandma. Love it.

SpeakerLabFan
04-29-2015, 08:41 PM
Moby Grape - Moby Grape '69
(1969, Columbia) -1A/-1A XSM Santa Maria plant

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Nice.

SpeakerLabFan
04-29-2015, 09:52 PM
Richard & Linda Thompson - Hokey Pokey
(1974, Island) 1983 reissue on Joe Boyd's label

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HqViJyweNV0

SpeakerLabFan
05-01-2015, 10:22 PM
Van Morrison - Tupelo Honey
(1971, Warner Bros) -1A/-1E

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Nice.

SpeakerLabFan
05-02-2015, 09:22 AM
Various - Atlantic Sales Meeting Winter 1970 Jazz Series
(1970, Atlantic) WLP/Promo, AB in the deadwax, mastered by Al Brown

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great sound quality. Rufus Harley - Eight Miles High. on bagpipes. Yep.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y98u36s4bFQ

SpeakerLabFan
05-02-2015, 10:09 AM
Steve Kuhn - Trance
(1975, ECM)

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8701/17342253902_13e8241621_c.jpg
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Steve Swallow, Bass; Jack DeJohnette, Drums

SpeakerLabFan
05-02-2015, 10:34 PM
Jeff Beck - Truth
(1968, Epic) -1A/-1G

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crushing. great sound quality, with well defined low frequencies and a nice stage. If you have a time machine back to 1968 you can buy this and other new release records at your local JC Penney dept store for $2.97.

SpeakerLabFan
05-02-2015, 11:16 PM
Eno - Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
(1974, Polydor) UK pressing; from EG box set

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from a crazy Church rummage sale find [Eno 7 LP box set for 75 cents ] this morning - sounds terrific.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7686/17347407622_93ab03c5be_z.jpg

hjames
05-03-2015, 09:19 AM
What a great find!


Eno - Taking Tiger Mountain (By Strategy)
(1974, Polydor) UK pressing; from EG box set

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https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8809/17350383745_00dec5615a_z.jpg

from a crazy Church rummage sale find [Eno 7 LP box set for 75 cents ] this morning - sounds terrific.

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7686/17347407622_93ab03c5be_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
05-03-2015, 11:37 AM
Johnny Lewis Quartet - Shuckin' 'n Jivin'
(1972, Jaro)

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self published, recorded live, nice sound quality and nice grooves from the organ guitar drums tenor sax. standard fare nightclub stuff as the 2 star AllMusic review points out but I'm digging what they are laying down, they have my attention in a club. and yeah, nice collars dudes.

SpeakerLabFan
05-03-2015, 08:14 PM
Deep Purple - Machine Head
(1972, Warner Bros) Promo; -1A/-1A Artisan symbol in the deadwax

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http://imageshack.us/a/img198/6071/gtt8.JPG

SpeakerLabFan
05-03-2015, 09:30 PM
Beaver & Krause - All Good Men
(1972, Warner Bros)

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includes narration (Legend Days Are Over) from Elizabeth Wilson recorded on the Nez Pierce Indian reservation, 1971. She was born in 1881 and met Chief Joseph in 1904. w/ Howard Roberts, guitar & banjo; Victor Feldman, Bud Shank, Cris Williamson

SpeakerLabFan
05-03-2015, 09:53 PM
Lou Reed - The Bells
(1979, Arista) STERLING in the deadwax; mastered at Sterling by Ted Jensen and Lou Reed

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SpeakerLabFan
05-04-2015, 08:30 PM
The Gary Burton Quartet - Gary Burton Quartet In Concert
(1968, RCA)

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recycled pictures. with Larry Coryell, Steve Swallow, Bob Moses

SpeakerLabFan
05-04-2015, 09:49 PM
Kenny Burrell - Cool Cookin'
(1972, Cadet)

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2 LP compilation. Listening to sides 3/4. tasty.

voice of theatr
05-05-2015, 09:10 AM
I was skeptical at first but after reading up on this and also confirming that this technology does NOT digitize the signal and after watching the first three minutes of the video (as far as I could get into it for now without getting bored by the "host"), this looks like a nice invention. You can easily adjust the lasers as needed (even on an LP to LP basis if needed) to read the part of the groove that has never been touched by a stylus (deeper in the groove than a stylus can reach) so you're basically listening to virgin vinyl. Will play severely warped LP's effortlessly and of course no wear to the LP's. Still need a great record cleaning system/machine of course.... I'm officially putting this toy on my birthday and holiday "wish lists" so everyone out there in this forum now know what to buy me! ;)


http://www.decodedmagazine.com/the-eip-laser-turntable-plays-records-without-touching-them/

4313B
05-05-2015, 09:59 AM
:applaud:

SpeakerLabFan
05-06-2015, 09:07 PM
Joe Walsh - Analog Man
(2012, Concord Music) "Do I Hear Bubbles?" / "I Don't Know... Ask Szymczyk" in the deadwax, sides B/A

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SpeakerLabFan
05-08-2015, 11:24 PM
Robin Trower - Twice Removed From Yesterday
(1973, Chrysalis) -1A/-1B

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nice

SpeakerLabFan
05-09-2015, 12:37 PM
The Doobie Brothers - Toulouse Street
(1972, Warner Bros) WLP -1A/-1A

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A great sunny day record. Gorgeous day here, temps might get up to 80' in some inland locations.

SpeakerLabFan
05-09-2015, 08:24 PM
Alice Cooper - School's Out
(1972, Warner Bros) -1B/-1A

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This record is all over the map and of course overblown but lots of enjoyable moments

SpeakerLabFan
05-09-2015, 09:28 PM
The Rugbys - Hot Cargo
(1969, Amazon)

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an unlikely thrift find last month. a pretty obscure record from a hard rock band from Louisville - compared to a cross between The Litter, Blue Cheer and The Sonics by AllMusic - which is in my wheelhouse. cleaned up to a nice playing VG+


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sU6Bj3XU0R8

SpeakerLabFan
05-09-2015, 10:08 PM
Yamashta/Winwood/Shreieve - Go
(1976, Island) -1A/-1B

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inspired after seeing the Steve Winwood Finer Things 4 CD boxset at a Goodwill thrift store this afternoon. I'd forgotten how much playing and vocals Winwood contributes to this record. Also forgot how thundering the low frequencies are, wow! w/ Steve Winwood, Michael Shreive, Al Dimeola, Klaus Schulze

SpeakerLabFan
05-10-2015, 12:11 PM
Elvin Bishop - Let It Flow
(1974, Capricorn) Promo; STERLING in the deadwax

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nice country blues rock on the Capricorn label. includes tasty guitar picking especially on Traveling Shoes when Dicky Betts and Bishop are trading licks - Betts' playing is easy to pick out as its ringing like on a track from Eat A Peach. Also includes Sly Stone on organ, Vassar Clements, strings.

SpeakerLabFan
05-10-2015, 09:32 PM
The Sensational Alex Harvey Band - Next
(1973, Vertigo) G. K. in the deadwax, mastered by Gilbert Kong

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a thrift store pick up from a few years ago, just getting around to playing it. Trashed and taped cover but the LP is a nice player. I never had any exposure to this band - as it wasn't much known in the US. The Faith Healer is a scorching track.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=svSV_G65CF4

SpeakerLabFan
05-10-2015, 10:13 PM
Atomic Rooster - Death Walks Behind You
(1971, Elektra)

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nice. killer progressive rock.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L53aTgZ8B3Y

SpeakerLabFan
05-10-2015, 11:23 PM
Blind Faith - self titled
(1969, Atco)

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terrific music from Winwood, Clapton, Baker with Rick Grech.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HIcESt9eYRk

SpeakerLabFan
05-11-2015, 08:30 PM
Warren Zevon - s/t
(1976, Asylum) WLP Promo; Artisan symbol in the deadwax

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killer debut on the Asylum label, no filler here. w/ Jackson Browne, Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Nicks, David Lindley, Glenn Frey, Carl Wilson, Lindsey Buckingham


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IaBe_QcpHFc

SpeakerLabFan
05-15-2015, 09:15 PM
Santana - Caravanserai
(1972, Columbia)

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a great listen to kickoff the weekend. quite a showcase for C. Santana's guitar solos.

SpeakerLabFan
05-15-2015, 10:45 PM
America - s/t
(1971, Warner Bros) -1B/-1B; later issue with A Horse With No Name included

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7791/17525714769_e08425c603_c.jpg
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8725/17712278441_e33977d265_z.jpg

I can't resist when I see nice copies of this title and I can always pass these along to younger relatives and friends as an example of great music and great sonics.

SpeakerLabFan
05-16-2015, 10:08 AM
Dusty Springfield - A Brand New Me
(1970, Atlantic) WLP; Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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Nice. recorded at Sigma Sound studios, Philadelphia. a Gamble-Huff production


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QWs2y9DcE3I

SpeakerLabFan
05-16-2015, 08:27 PM
Pentangle - In The Round
(1986, Varrick/Rounder)

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Nice. Jacqui McShee, Bert Jansch, Terry Cox are the core Pentangle members here. This follows 1985's Open The Door title. w/ Ralph McTell

SpeakerLabFan
05-16-2015, 11:31 PM
Terry Reid - s/t
(1969, Epic) -2B/-2B; early 70's reissue on orange label

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7656/17572139158_dea3eda7f6_c.jpg
https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7687/17572139388_57b273715f_z.jpg

a surprising find last month in NM- shape. great title, great sound quality, distinct percussion & low frequencies. I also have the original yellow label of this title

https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5571/14685775099_7f04454f3d_z.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
05-16-2015, 11:58 PM
Blue Cheer - Vincebus Eruptum
(1968, Phillips)

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Smokin'

SpeakerLabFan
05-17-2015, 11:30 AM
Fairport Convention - s/t
(1969, A&M) WLP, Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/fc001-14.jpg

nice.

SpeakerLabFan
05-18-2015, 09:21 PM
Bill Evans Jim Hall - Undercurrent
(1962, United Artists Jazz) -1A/-1A

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Evan's piano and Hall's guitar playing are very complementary to each other here and it's a great listen.

SpeakerLabFan
05-19-2015, 09:29 PM
Fairport Convention - A Moveable Feast
(1974, Island) Canadian pressing; KENDUN B in the deadwax

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inspired by a new biography (http://www.chrismeloche.com/?p=213)on Sandy Denny - I've Always Kept A Unicorn by Mick Houghton - on my summer reading list.

SpeakerLabFan
05-20-2015, 09:50 PM
The Sonics - Here Are The Sonics !!!
(1965, Etiquette) Stereo ET-LPS-024

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/DSCF5457.jpg
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https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5340/17919867461_6bf72058d4_c.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
05-20-2015, 10:15 PM
The Band - Stage Fright
(1970, Capitol) 2011 MFSL issue

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http://imageshack.us/a/img692/857/tb001.jpg

I also have an original Capitol with RL mastering. Have not compared, this sounds mighty nice.

Not a track from this record but a great clip of The Band in rehearsal:


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rx0gLqZoB5c

SpeakerLabFan
05-22-2015, 01:28 PM
R.E.M. - Murmur
(1983, I.R.S.) MFSL

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Numbered #0168 of the 7500 run edition - according to online research. Sounds great. A gift from an audio friend a few years ago when I sold him an Elac Miracord turntable.

SpeakerLabFan
05-22-2015, 07:45 PM
Funkadelic - s/t
(1970, Westbound) -1C/-1C

https://farm4.staticflickr.com/3898/14424166905_9eb3cf2733_b_d.jpg
https://farm6.staticflickr.com/5580/14237711097_31a9827fcf_z_d.jpg

funky Friday

SpeakerLabFan
05-22-2015, 11:00 PM
Fairport Convention - Fairport Chronicles
(1976, A&M) WLP Promo; Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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Nice. listening to record 2

SpeakerLabFan
05-23-2015, 10:55 PM
David Bowie - Hunky Dory
(1971, RCA)

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w/ Mick Ronson, Rick Wakeman. Love the playing, songwriting and sound quality on this title.

SpeakerLabFan
05-24-2015, 12:12 PM
Small Faces - s/t
(1966, Decca) MONO; Australian pressing; -4A/-3A

https://c2.staticflickr.com/6/5448/18050204911_4b46232619_b.jpg
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I didn't have much exposure other than the hits (and Steve Marriott and Ronnie Lane's subsequent work) but have enjoyed exploring this influential band's music.

SpeakerLabFan
05-25-2015, 01:11 PM
Donovan - Barabajagal
(1968, Epic)

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https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8766/18087817582_d7f05b528e_o.jpg

w/ Danny Thompson, bass and the Jeff Beck Group play on a couple of songs.

SpeakerLabFan
05-26-2015, 10:31 PM
Love - Forever Changes
(1967, Elektra) 2012 issue

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stunning sound quality on the analogue reissue of this great title

SpeakerLabFan
05-27-2015, 08:31 PM
Mannfred Mann - Glorified Magnified
(1972, Polydor) -1A/-1A; STERLING in the deadwax

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Smoking & heavy rock w/ nice organ and synthesizer work by Mannfred.

SpeakerLabFan
05-27-2015, 09:03 PM
Thunderclap Newman - Hollywood Dream
(1970, Track) Monarch symbol + AB in the deadwax, mastered by Al Brown

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8606/16650180345_2d4a8ebceb_c.jpg
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Like the Mannfred title I played earlier, this is some well played and fine sounding heavy rock. Also includes some synthesizer. Produced by Pete Townshend gatefold w/ lyrics insert. A terrific bottom end on this pressing.

SpeakerLabFan
05-29-2015, 09:54 PM
Tommy Bolin - Private Eyes
(1976, Columbia)

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Playing with all the well documented thunder that this album is famous for. Jaw dropping sonics, a demo LP.



https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A7FOTBdbPN8

SpeakerLabFan
05-29-2015, 11:16 PM
Dave Brubeck - Dave Brubeck's Greatest Hits
(1966, Fantasy) MONO; Monarch symbol in the deadwax

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Nice. The Trolley Song included here is a rehearsal recording complete with Brubeck's commentary through several starts and stops.

SpeakerLabFan
05-30-2015, 10:35 PM
Matthews Southern Comfort - Later That Same Year
(1970, MCA) UK pressing

https://c4.staticflickr.com/8/7775/18103173290_375ecb95c0_b.jpg
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nice

SpeakerLabFan
05-30-2015, 10:55 PM
B.B. King - Live At The Regal
(1965, ABC) 1971 reissue, WLP/Promo stamp, Monarch symbol in the deadwax

https://farm9.staticflickr.com/8583/16413524841_2b981c32fa_c.jpg
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R.I.P. B.B. King.

SpeakerLabFan
05-30-2015, 11:30 PM
The Beatles - Help!
(1965, Apple) 70's German pressing

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/speakerlabfan015/help003_zpsac0d1720.jpg (http://s122.photobucket.com/user/speakerlabfan/media/speakerlabfan015/help003_zpsac0d1720.jpg.html)
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nice. purchased new from a record store in the mid 70s for $6.

SpeakerLabFan
05-31-2015, 12:13 AM
The Who - Odds And Sods
(1974, Track) UK pressing

https://farm3.staticflickr.com/2921/14183623456_cf63d00239_b_d.jpg
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nice

SpeakerLabFan
05-31-2015, 01:01 AM
Neil Young - Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere
(1969, Reprise) -1A / -1A; Reprise two-tone label

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Love the twanging guitar riff on Cinnamon Girl, Everybody Knows, and the extended workouts with Crazy Horse on Cowgirl and Down By the River. I also have a WLP of this one:

https://farm8.staticflickr.com/7516/15854072931_bb469b1ee3_c.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
05-31-2015, 01:18 PM
Blues Magoos - Psychedelic Lollipop
(1966, Mercury) 1974 reissue, STERLING in the deadwax

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from the back cover: To truly get the best audio fidelity pleasure it is suggested that this record be played at high volume.

SpeakerLabFan
05-31-2015, 09:26 PM
King Crimson - In The Court Of The Crimson King
(1969, Island Records) UK pressing

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nice

SpeakerLabFan
06-03-2015, 09:04 PM
The Butterfield Blues Band - East-West
(1966, Elektra) A PORKY PRIME CUT in the deadwax; Edsel ED212 1987 UK pressing

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/Records1/butterfield001.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
06-03-2015, 10:10 PM
Black Sabbath - Black Sabbath Vol. 4
(1972, Warner Bros) -1A/-1A

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nice

SpeakerLabFan
06-05-2015, 08:21 PM
Ronnie Wood - Now Look
(1975, Warner Bros) Promo/NFS; -1B / -1B, MCR in the deadwax

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Nice. w/ Keith Richards, Mick Taylor. Old picture

SpeakerLabFan
06-05-2015, 09:11 PM
The Doobie Brothers - Stampede
(1975, Warner Bros) Promo; -1C / -1B

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w/ Ry Cooder, Maria Muldaur, Victor Feldman

SpeakerLabFan
06-06-2015, 10:02 AM
Nickel - s/t
(1971, Musicor) WLP

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/271/18339932278_6b98bcf760_o.jpg
https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8894/17907008533_db3cfb761c_o.jpg

Ride Easy is a jangly Byrds-style track.

SpeakerLabFan
06-06-2015, 11:19 AM
Rockin Foo - s/t
(1969, Hobbit/GRT) -1A / -1A

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/387/18502625756_10a02228aa_o.jpg
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Guitar, organ, drums. Wayne Erwin played guitar on a lot of the Monkees studio tracks.

SpeakerLabFan
06-06-2015, 11:43 AM
13th Floor Elevators - Easter Everywhere
(1967, International Artists) 1979 reissue with "Masterfonics" in the deadwax

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tasty. electric jug in the rhythm section.

SpeakerLabFan
06-07-2015, 12:12 AM
Great Speckled Bird - self titled
(1969, Ampex)

http://i122.photobucket.com/albums/o240/speakerlabfan/records%204/gsb001-1.jpg

recycled picture from a few years ago. Ian & Sylvia - produced by Todd. Great sound quality. David Briggs on piano.

SpeakerLabFan
06-07-2015, 11:14 PM
The Doors - Strange Days
(1967, Elektra) Monarch symbol in the deadwax

https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/498/17967885383_6963769948_o.jpg
https://c1.staticflickr.com/1/368/18400882550_2b5d225d8c_o.jpg

bonus picture of underside of the Rega TT wall mount + plus the TT PSU unit and phono preamp.

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8878/18588530895_d4958e8ce8_o.jpg

SpeakerLabFan
06-08-2015, 10:26 PM
Lyle Mays - Street Dreams
(1988, Geffen) Promo stamped cover; MASTERDISK BK in the deadwax, mastered by Bill Kipper

https://c1.staticflickr.com/9/8857/18440213569_aebf8b5ac5_o.jpg
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nice. w/ Bill Frisell, Marc Johnson. Pat Metheny, executive producer