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Hang On Sloopy: The Bert Berns Story Volume 3
Various Artists (Producer Series)
More highlights and rarities from the New York-based producer-songwriter’s too-brief career.
Speak Easy - The RPM Records Story Volume 2 1954-57
Rhythm & Blues
Various Artists (Kent/ Modern)
54 tracks documenting RPM singles issued between 1954-57, from down-home blues to rockabilly. Features many previously unissued or un-reissued performances, all mastered from fresh sources.
Boogie With John Lee Hooker
John Lee Hooker
This is the ultimate "Boogie" LP with the king of the boogies, John Lee Hooker, stomping his way through 14 classics in style. A special 180g black vinyl only release.
Rare Funk sax blast from LA! Preston Love's rare 1969 Kent album (KST 540) featuring the blistering guitar work of Shuggie Otis.
Ka-Pow! An Explosive Collection: 1967-1968
Psych / Garage
Authentic 1960s recordings by the Bay Area’s one bonafide mod outfit, with the finest sound and several unissued tracks, including two versions of the sought-after garage nugget ‘Kick Me’.
She's Like A Swallow
The first album from one of the most distinctive voices of the 1960s folk boom.
Mitchell’s 1971 debut for Mainstream is one of his finest recordings. A triumphant mix of soul-jazz and hard bop.
West Coast Jazz
A rare spiritual jazz session from the under-rated reedman. Reissued on CD for the first time.
A Time In My Life
The vocal stylist interprets songs by John Lennon, Bob Dylan, Marvin Gaye and others, with arrangements by Ernie Wilkins.
You're Gonna Get Next To Me: The Complete Claridge Recordings
Bo Kirkland & Ruth Davis
First-ever reissue of this Los Angeles duo’s album. Features the club classic and UK Top 20 hit ‘You’re Gonna Get Next To Me’.
Follow Me Down: Vanguard's Lost Psychedelic Era 1966-1970
Psych / Garage
Various Artists (Vanguard)
Some of the craziest and most mysterious green and purple paisley’d rock music to come out of the mid-to-late-60s, all discovered in Vanguard Records’ vaults.
75 / Get Out'A My Way!
Saxophonist Houston Person’s funky jazz sessions for Westbound Records, never before issued on CD in their entirety.
A 180g heavy-duty gatefold version of this all-time Funkadelic classic.
New releases from Ace records