Rare & Vintage Vinyl & CDs

Dick’s Picks: Jon Hassell’s ‘Earthquake Island’ Vinyl LP: Care for a spot of ’70s ambient-ethno-jazz fusion?

Dick’s Picks: “If you’re looking for a littlle ’70s vintage ambient-ethno-jazz-fusion – then Jon Hassell’s ‘Earthquake Island’ is your one-stop shop”…. Jon Hassell? A highly acclaimed American trumpet player and composer who you may already be unwittingly familiar with; that’s his treated trumpet (more of which later) on records by David […]

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Dick’s Picks: Vivian Stanshall ‘Men Opening Umbrellas Ahead’ – One-of-a-kind withdrawn ’70s LP from the former Bonzo’s mainman….

Dick’s Picks: Wonderful slice of mid-’70s eccentricity (it’s Vivian Stanshall, whaddya’ expect?) from the ‘ginger geezer’ himself….. VIVIAN STANSHALL For those not familiar with the self-styled ‘ginger geezer’ here’s a bluffers guide to…born in 1943, grew up in Essex, went to Walthamstow College Of Art along with fellow alumni Ian Dury […]

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Dick’s Picks: Shawn Phillips ‘Rumplestiltskin’s Resolve’ top-notch ’70s singer-songwriter folk/rock/jazz/funk vinyl LP

Dick’s Picks: An oft-overlooked slice of vintage U.S. singer-songwriterisms that takes a gentle stroll around folk, jazz, funk ‘n’ soul from the little-known Shawn Phillips….. SHAWN PHILLIPS Rumplestiltskin’s Resolve What is this strange beast we see before us? Is it a regular evening in round Rick Wakeman’s circa 1976? A […]