Country-Rock

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Appaloosa Morning Riser (White Gold Music) EX / M- U.S.'1980 75.00

(this band is no-way connected w/ the group on Columbia! it's local Illinois melodic Country-Rock w/tasty West-Coasty vibes; pedal-steel, piano, acoustic/electric guitars...; good stuff!)

Arrow Memphis Same (Intermountain) EX / EX U.S.'1980 110.00

(excellent local Arizona Country-Rock release by long-haired sextet flashing back into the 70's as for sound, rhymes 'n chimes! ...acoustic / electric spree w/6- & 12-string guitars, slide 'n pedal-steel, piano, violin, blues harp... and catchy voc-harmonies; cool card-board jacket picturing a guitar in the desert sand shot thru'w/arrows 'n lying next to a longhorn skull! has an inner-sleeve w/photos;)

Badlands Same (CMH) M / M- U.S.'1981 75.00

(banjo/fiddle/guitars swept Country-Folk-Rock acres w/clean harmonies, fuzz-box colors ("where honky-tonk angels spread their wings") ...special guests are Joe Maphis (some of his songs find a cover here) Rose Lee Maphis, Merle Travis on his "Travis-pickin'" guitar; ...a healthy dose of Blues-Rockin' fever also in the bag; boss of this trio is John Wagner and the album was recorded in his studio... in New Mexico;)

Jerry Don Bailey With "Allyx" One Little Cloud (Dax) M- / M- U.S.'198 55.00

(orig. U.S. release of Pop-flavoured Country-Rock moods out of Arkansas; sleeve-design betrays the artist of a bozo-moustached guitar-picker 'n singer; all original songs; thick card-board jacket on this early 80's (?)print;)

Larry Ballard Waiting In The Wings (Capitol) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1977 42.00

(late 70's Country-Folk-Rock w/great steel-pedal work by Paul Franklin & Pete Drake, tasty lead-guit w/fuzz  by Billy Sanford, fiddle, piano, femme back-ups, mostly orig. songs w/Tracy Nelson feat. for a duet on one; Larry's voice has a flicker of Tom Rush's and the whole album is astonishingly original 'n takin' for a major-label release at a date like this... and recorded in Nashville!)

Baywood Same (Bison) VG++ / EX U.S.'1981 75.00

(5-songs-mini-album by late 70's californian sextet; ruff-hewn Country-Rock w/hard-edged lead-guit and some truly amazing pedal-steel leads that sounds like he's fondling the thing w/a bottle-neck... full tilt electric blast on "tears and pain" written by the pedal-steel-guitar player; some melodic, mid-tempo sprees that got that hooky feel and a Poco-ish touch w/early to mid 70's aura as for sound;)

Bent Creek Band Treading High Water (Little Best) M / M- U.S.'1984 125.00

(mid-80's U.S. hard-wah-fuzz-guitar charged Country-Rock gettin' mighty swampy 'n funky on the intensely rocked-out "southern trail"; ruff slide-guit jobs & an acoustic guitar stringed moonshiner ballad somewhere; privat-label press out of North Carolina in card-board jacket w/drawing 'n lettering on front;)

Black Canyon Express Same (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'1982 75.00

(local Colorado melodic Country-Folk-Rock privat-press; ...guitars, banjo, piano, drums, bass, organ, fiddle, string-synth and airy voc-harmonies; incl. the racin' 7 minutes plus "Auctioneer"; 1 track has femme lead-vocs; autographed by all four members on back cover!!)

Blackhawk Transitions (Blackhawk) EX / EX U.S.'1981 225.00

(excellent early 80's privat-press out of Colorado! top-shelf Country-Rock blazer w/dense acoustic/electric guitar sounds, keyboards, banjo, mandolin, steel, and boss voc-harmonies, ...flashing back into mid-70's soil as for sound and vibes; hot, quiverin' leads in BUSTIN' LOOSE territory on the epic "colorado woman" (6:40) ...gentle, melodic songs that deliver that precious hooky feel; great, thick FOC w/ painting on inside; top production-job;)

Blue Mountain Eagle Same (Atco) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1970 55.00

(top-rated Rural-Country-Folk-Rock w/hard guitar edge and haunting vibes à la BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD in parts; dual-lead-guitar magic w/JOEY NEWMAN shakin' the main-axe; excellent production and a definiteclassic in this field;)


Same (Atco) EX / EX U.S.'1970 85.00

(top-rated Rural-Country-Folk-Rock w/hard guitar edge and haunting vibes à la BUFFALO SPRINGFIELD in parts; dual-lead-guitar magic w/JOEY NEWMAN shakin' the main-axe; excellent production and a definite classic in this field! white-label promo print!!)

Borderline Same (United Artists/Three Way Music Prod.) EX / EX U.S.'1973 28.00

(80's (?) limited reissue (?) of prev. unreleased (?) album recorded for United Artists in 1973; feat. Jim Rooney, Jon Gershen & Dave Gershen; 10 songs written by them w/ musical help from Ben Keith on pedal steel 'n dobro, Amos Garrett on e-guitar, Will Lee (b) The Brecker Bros. provide some tasty horns and David Sanborn plays saxes 'n helped arrange; fine cassette-album all the way!)

Bottom Dollar Story In The Stone (Two Moon) EX / EX U.S.'1992 38.00

(orig. U.S. print of Cassette (only?) release of fine, melodic Country-Folk-Rock album by local Kentucky, U.S. male/femme 5-piece engineered & mixed by Dan Murphy; haunting femme harmony vocs all the way and leads as well like on the great 'Bayou Sara' written by some foklorist with name by Dillon Bustin; band features Kevin Stonerock, former recording artist for 700 West and  a fine album released entitled 'Day Before Tomorrow'. most songs penned by band-member Steven Smith, who sez' has Cherokee ancestors and "'gadawo'a" - song  sure stands out as hi-lyte on this fine album ... a haunting hymn with environmental sounds woven in! ... plenty o' native-indian references grace the beauty of this song-bag of eleven! mostly acoustic sound-ticket with guitars, fiddle, percussion, mandolin, bass ...; album title by the way is derived from a line in enclosed song "silver in the east Kentucky hills" written by band-member John Harrod; lyrics & infos to songs printed on multifold-sleeve;)

Boulderdash Same (Shivaree) EX / EX U.S.'1985 65.00

mid-80's U.S. Country-Folk-Rock piece w/jolly barroom-sweeper western-renegade swing... guitars, fiddle, steel, banjo, mandolin, bass, voc-harmonies; solid stuff and amazing to hear how these guys were able to keep the spirit of the early to mid 70's alive on this album as for the recording-scape!! great cover of "two hangmen" nice cover-painting to boot! label is from Illinois, album was recorded in St. Louis, Missouri;)


Same (Shivaree) M- / M- U.S.'1985 75.00

(mid-80's U.S. Country-Folk-Rock piece w/jolly barroom-sweeper western-renegade swing... guitars, fiddle, steel, banjo, mandolin, bass, voc-harmonies; solid stuff and amazing to hear how these guys were able to keep the spirit of the early to mid 70's alive on this album as for the recording-scape!! great cover of  "two hangmen"  & nice cover-painting to boot! label is from Illinois, album was recorded in St. Louis, Missouri;)

Jimmy Bowers, Del Bailey & Al Noyd
Long Time Comin' (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'1974 95.00

(rare 'n unknown mid-70's U.S. release of hooky Country-Folk-Rock release from the U.S. midwest recorded at Tape Masters Studios; straight rockin' grits ("turn on your love light", "buzz-buzz-buzz")mingle with Country moonshiner ballads ...plus a funky version w/tasty electric wah-lead-guitar of The Allman Brothers' "midnight rider"; simply b&w card-board jacket w/photo of the trio on front;)

Bramble Same (Creative Arts Studio) EX / EX U.S.'1983 75.00

(early 80's local South Carolina Country-Rock quintet w/twin-guitar runs, keboards, bass 'n drums; blooz 'n boogie in the bag, liquid lead-axe, barrom-strutter vibes...; simple black card-board jacket w/silver lettering on front 'n pics of the guys on back;)

Bronco Same (Earthwood) M / M- U.S.'1977 110.00

(late 70's local Colorado Country-Folk-Rock charmer w/great steel-pedal runs, subtle arrangements, femme/male lead-vocs, acoustic/ electric menageries, recorded at Mo's 700 West studios in Indiana; nice "rodeo- rider"card-board jacket w/insert-sheet;)

Scott Brown Rattlesnake Joe (Fish Creek Music) M / M U.S.'1977 165.00

(follow-up album to TENSPEED and of the same rustic magic! ...opening track is a gass, riding elevated melodic breeze based on an outlaw-vibe-swayin' "me and my uncle"-riff; title-track is gritty Country-Rock w/ the shaky steam of a boxcar; some femme-leads and simple b&w card-board-jacket;)


Rattlesnake Joe (Fish Creek Music) M / M U.S.'1977 195.00

(follow-up album to TENSPEED and of the same rustic magic, opening track is a gass, riding elevated melodic breeze based on an outlaw-vibe-swayin' "me and my uncle"-riff; title-track is gritty Country-Rock w/ the shaky steam of a boxcar; some femme-leads and simple b&w card-board-jacket; comes w/ a non-lp single (w/pic-sleeve!) released in '82!)


Rattlesnake Joe (Fish Creek Music) SS / SS U.S.'1977 185.00

(follow-up album to TENSPEED and of the same rustic magic, opening track is a gass, riding elevated melodic breeze based on an outlaw-vibe-swayin' "me and my uncle"-riff; title-track is gritty Country-Rock w/ the shaky steam of a boxcar; some femme-leads and simple b&w card-board-jacket;)

Scott Brown And The Tempests
Tenspeed (Fish Creek Music) M- / M- U.S.'1976 225.00

(rare privat-press from the pacific U.S. northwest in the mid-70's; excellent rural Country-Folk-Rock, captivating melodic edge, subtle harmonies w/femme back-ups and 2 kick-ass Country-rockin' trax spiced w/rattlin' roadhouse fever and a Fogerty-typo swamp-groove on "jet plane"; warm, mellow voice; full, natural sound-scape in the production; simple brown card-board jacket w/bike-drawing on front and group-photo on back; top shape!)


Terry Bullard Same (Bullet) EX / EX U.S.'1980 28.00

(late 70's/early 80's (?) U.S. Country-Folk-Rock release by Singer-Songwriter from New Mexico; partly Nashville produced melodic bag w/string arrangements, full-band backing w/steel-pedal (Buddy Emmons) brass, e- & acoustic guitars;)


Bureman & O'Rourke Somebody Give Me A Smile (Happiness) M / M- U.S.'1976 75.00

(mid-70's local Kansas Country-Folk-Rock release w/complex acoustic/electric sound-scape, fine voc-harmonies, lotsa guitars, steel-pedal, e- & acoustic piano, banjo, string-synth, harmonica, bass 'n drums; very well produced w/moods typical for 'em 70's U.S. local-releases of the genre;)

Burrito Brothers Hearts On The Line (Curb) EX / EX U.S.'1981 28.00

(early 80's incarnation of what was left of the Flying Burrito Bros; feat. John Beland, Sneaky Pete, Gib Guilbeau and Skip Battin; a Columbia sub-label release;)


The Byrds Sweetheart Of The Rodeo (Embassy) VG+ / VG+ U.K.'1968 Sold

(U.K. reprint of CLASSIC 60's Country-Rock piece feat Roger McGuinn, Gram Parsons, Clarence White, John Hartford, Chris Hillman, John Corneal (of International Submarine Band) Lloyd Green on steel-guitar...;)


California Zephyr In The Saddle (Iron Horse) EX / M- / Cc. U.S.'1977 65.00

(local californian backwoodsy banjo/fiddle led Country-Folk-Rock/ Blue Grass blazer w/good-timey twists 'n loose out-west grips, barroom hanger moods... w/pedal-steel, lap-steel, violin, mandolin, kazoo, guitars, banjo, e-bass... cover of the Stones' "no expectations", "Folsom Prison blues", "up against the wall, Redneck Mothers"; comes w/insert sheet;)


In The Saddle (Iron Horse) M- / EX U.S.'1977 75.00

(local californian backwoodsy banjo/ fiddle led Country-Folk-Rock/ Blue Grass blazer w/good-timey twists 'n loose out-west grips, barroom hanger moods... w/pedal-steel, lap-steel, violin, mandolin, kazoo, guitars, banjo, e-bass... cover of the Stones' "no expectations", "Folsom Prison blues", "up against the wall, Redneck Mother"; comes w/insert sheet;)


Same (Iron Horse) VG++ / EX U.S.'1976 75.00

(local californian backwoodsy banjo/fiddle led Country-Folk-Rock/Blue Grass blazer w/good-timey twists 'n loose out-west grips, barroom hanger moods... w/violin, mandolin, guitars, banjo, e-bass... strong voc- treats! cover of "City of New Orleans" plus  the dashin' "cripple creek";)

Cambridge Share A Song (Green Dolphin) M- / EX U.S.'1976 Sold

(mid-70's U.S. release of master-slice in fields of elevated Country-Folk-Rock w/ West-Coasty flow 'n plenty of renegade hipster vybes in the undertow! Byrdsian magic, crystal jammer-moods, eastern-banjo rasping on the extended "faithless lady" (7.26) ...evoking some kaleidoscoptic ramblin' in the cookin'; sleeve design is another classic w/band-members dressed in vintage western gear w/hats, guitar, bible & a  gun!)

Cameron Keep On Movin' (Home Groan) VG++ / EX U.S.'197 65.00

(mid-70's(?) local Florida privat-press of ruff-hewn 'n bloozed Country-Rock w/ slide-guitar leads, keyboards, some sax 'n flute; recorded at Criteria Stusdios;)


John Allan Cameron Song For The Mira (Glencoe) EX / EX Can'197 42.00

(canadian 12-string songman ridin' forth w/jolly, melodic armouries, plenty o' U.K. originated trad-acres in the bag... "Mary of the wild moor", "planxty Johnson" ...cover of John Prine's "please don't bury me" (recorded live); w/steel 'n dobro, Barry Keane plays drums, plenty o' guitars, piano, fiddle, femme back-ups;)

Joe Cannon City Boy's Country Dream (JDJ) EX / VG++ U.S.'197 55.00

(U.S. east-coast guitar-picker/singer lookin' for rural vibes... bumpin' into L.A. for a singin' horse barn cleaner... even made it onto tv... landed in San Francisco... playin' the saloons there 'n still lookin' for the real country air! ...which he finally found in Sun Valley, Idaho where this album has been recorded w/full-band backing... steel-pedal, dobro, charts 'n piano, bass 'n drums... plus guitars; all self-penned songs w/mostly mid-tempo run;)

Jimmy Carter & Dallas County Green
Summer Brings The Sunshine (Boc) M / M- U.S.'1976 Sold

(Southern U.S. electric Folk-Rock flashin' smoothly w/late 60's San Francisco-Sound magic, haunting femme back-up harmonies; ...8 songs that tickle a very special melo-heartstring w/innocence 'n sparkles of a wondrous fragrance; tasty guit-leads, keyboards... sort of THE WILSON McKINLEY kindlin' spirits to the memory of Huck Finn instead of... some prophet; cover is a photo showin' em vast Missouri backwoods;...plays like new...opened to check for warp only!)


Summer Brings The Sunshine (Boc) SS / SS U.S.'1976 Sold

(Southern U.S. electric Folk-Rock flashin' smoothly w/late 60's San Francisco-Sound magic, haunting femme back-up harmonies; 8 songs that tickle a very special melo-heartstring w/innocence 'n sparkles of a wondrous fragrance; tasty guit-leads, keyboards... sort of THE WILSON McKINLEY kindlin' spirits to the memory of Huck Finn instead of... some prophet; cover is a photo showin' em vast Missouri backwoods; ...bottom of cover shows seam-split in the middle (about 4 cm)


Summer Brings The Sunshine/A Night Of Love (Boc) / M- U.S.'1976 55.00

(Southern U.S. electric Folk-Rock flashin' smoothly w/late 60's San Francisco-Sound magic, haunting femme back-up harmonies ticklin' a very special melo-heartstring w/innocense 'n sparkles of a wondrous fragrance; tasty guit-leads, keyboards...; this single contains 2 lp-tracks and never got released w/ a sleeve; this single got released under Jimmy Carter (does not mention 'Dallas County Green';)

Jimmy Carter & The Dallas County Green
Ain't What It Seems (No Label) M / M D'1991 26.00

Cassette-only (?) release of early 90's effort by Jimmy Carter and band! Hot Country-Rock stuff all the way!)



Four Piece Country Band (No Label) M / M D'1986 26.00

Cassette-only(?) release of mid-80's effort by Jimmy Carter and band! Hot Country-Rock stuff all the way!)



Live (No Label) M / M D'198 26.00

Cassette-only (?) release of 80's Live-effort by Jimmy Carter and band! Hot Country-Rock stuff all the way!)



Set Me Free (No Label) M / M U.S.'1993 26.00

(orig. cassette-only compilation covering the life 'n times of Jimmy's releases from the mid 70's to the early 90's; some tracks from his RARE "summer brings the sunshine..." album (by Jimmy Carter & The Dallas County Green) reekin' w/crystal 60's San Francisco Sound bead-game plus a bonanza of straight kick-ass Country-rockin' grooves; autographed by Jimmy!)



Set Me Free (No Label) M / M D'1993 52.00

(90's CD-compilation covering the life 'n times of Jimmy's releases from the mid 70's to the early 90's; some tracks from his RARE "summer brings the sunshine..." album (by Jimmy Carter & The Dallas County Green) reekin' w/crystal 60's San Francisco Sound bead-game plus a bonanza of straight kick-ass Country-rockin' grooves; 23 songs!)


Wanted Outlaws Of Country Music (No Label) M / EX D'198 26.00

Cassette-only (?) release of 80's effort by Jimmy Carter and band! hot Country-Rock stuff all the way!)


Cayenne Same (Bucksnort) EX / EX U.S.'1975 95.00

(mid-70's genuine californian Country-Rock swarmer w/melodic Poco-ish touch plus a New Riders dash somewhere; dual-lead-axe trades w/fuzz, fluid steel-pedal, strong voc-harmonies; incl. "Timbuktu"...a song that ranges among the really outstanding, classic pieces in the field;)

Chuck Wagon & The Wheels Same (Wagon Tracks) EX / EX U.S.'1978 125.00

(late 70's U.S. print of local Arizona release of ace Country-Rock album w/ a Southern-rockin' splash on some trax; jangly acoustic/ electric blend w/guitars (slide too) pedal-steel, piano, strong harmonica & harmony vocs; some straight chasin' Honky Tonk-rockin grooves w/ hot slide-leads on the great "six step mama", road-fevered, loner-west vibes on the boppin' "lowdown & dirty", haunting ghost-rider moods on the breezy "hell wranglers"-track w/fluid lead-jobs!great stuff!)

Clinton River Road Travelin' On (Secord) EX / EX U.S.'1982 95.00

(excellent early 80's U.S. Country-Rock GEM from Michigan; great melodic splash w/that early/mid-70's rural flash! plenty o' guitars (12-string too) boss harmony-vocs 'n songs that stick in the ear! top production; actually a 6-track mini-album... but you sure will get yer' fill!)


Travelin' On (Secord) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1982 75.00

(excellent early 80's U.S. Country-Rock GEM from Michigan; great melodic splash w/that early/mid-70's rural flash! plenty o' guitars (12-string too) boss harmony-vocs 'n songs that stick in the ear! top production; actually a 6-track mini-album... but you sure will get yer' fill!)

Commander Cody And His Lost Planet Airmen
Hot Licks,Cold Steel & Truckers Favourites (Paramount) VG++ / EX U.S.'1972 36.00*

(2nd album by fairly action-packed U.S. barroom-struttin' Country-rockin' combo w/brass, steel, fiddle,piano...; there's Rockabilly, Western-swing, truck-drivin' moonshiner anthems 'n back-porch trems;)


Live From Deep In The Heart Of Texas (Paramount) EX / EX D'1973 38.00*

(german print of straight blowin' Country-rockin' vinyl-dude recorded ALIVE in Austin, Texas! great sleeve art w/'em armadillos wheelin' about!)

David Allan Coe Longhaired Redneck (Columbia) EX / VG++ U.S.'1976 42.00*

("...and so we came to Nashville, like so many before us.with notebooks full of songs, written in some secluded corner on a napkin or in an alley on a paper bag. but we were different! not only were our songs about drugs & prostitution, murder & rape, but our appearance was not up to Nashville standards, we had long hair & beards, some wore earrings and rode motorcycles. ...and of the 500 or more who came that year only a handful remains ...and of the handful who remain, only one name has come out the alleys 'n honky tonks and found its way to Rolling Stone and other national papers. only one face has appeared on the cover of The New York Times, and other major magazines -  mine." ...so far for David Allan Coe's ramblings on the liner notes to this album! ...he's the Hipster-Billy-Longhaired-Redneck, he's the Rhinestone covered John Prine, he's the mysterioso cowboy ...he spent 20 years in jail ...but he never stopped to roam... and he sings like he's been the conductor on the train that carried Jimmie Rodgers home!)

Peter Cofield What Exactly Is A Friend (Metromedia) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00

(early 70's partly Nashville recorded melodic Country-Folk-Rock album feat. the great steel-pedal-work of Pete Drake, Charley Brown plays e-guitar... so does Hugh McCracken... w/brass 'n strings; warm, gentle voice gone dreamy vibes w/Chamber-Pop arrangements on the great "a love song that's only for you"; thick FOC w/ lyrics printed on inner-fold; small DJ-sticker on front-cover;)

Cold Blue Steel Same (Mr.Lucky) VG++ / VG++(*) U.S.'1976 125.00

(mid-70's local Utah (!!) Country-Rock quintet cuttin' it deep into "DEAD"-typo jams on the shaky, funky "waymores blues" w/wah-fuzz-lead-cranks 'n hot harp blows! ace version of "fire on the mountain" for opening track... w/quivering pedal-steel work 'n lofty harmonies; ...a great bag of straight rockin' barroom fever plus backwoodsy hanger ballads! card-board jacket w/that precious privat-press look w/picture of the band on front dressed in americana western gear(..just like Cambridge!!)  (*)disc has an edge warp but tracks fine on my table;)

Jessi Colter Diamond In The Rough (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1976 34.00*

(mid-70's U.S. Country-Rockin' Lady produced by Ken Mansfield & Waylon Jennings; w/strings 'n horns; cover of "hey Jude"; inner-sleeve;)

Cooder Brown Same (Lone Star) M / M- U.S.'1978 65.00

(late 70's texan Country-Folk-Rock quartet breezin' fro' w/fiddle raspin' grits, piano strollin' dips, western swingin' hits w/guitars (great fuzz-leads on the bluesy stompin' "the place I love the best(Texas)"; ...mandolin, accordion, vibes 'n steel guitar by Tony Caldwell; 7:14 version of "two trains/orange blosson special", Jerry Corbitt's (The Youngbloods) "grizzly bear"; solid stuff served well the loose texan way! a fine Paul Hornsby production!)

Shep Cooke Concert Tour Of Mars (Sierra/Briar) M- / EX U.S.'1979 55.00

(ex-Dearly Beloved (a 60's Psych-Folk/Rock legend) & Stone Poneys guitarist, leader of The Floating House Band (an early 70's hippie-Folk combo) gone solo in the late 70's; fine, melodic Singer-Songwriter- album, very versatile bag stretching from the 'xotically ripplin' "Jamaica Farewell" to a cover of "long black veils" w/ a ghostly choir; rest is all-original songs w/ 2 traditionals thrown in; full-band sound and Shep plays most instruments;)

Country Same (Clean) M- / M- U.S.'1971 65.00

(U.S. early 70's Country-Folk-Rock gem w/airy arrangements, captivating harmonies/songs ripe w/that ol' western-renegade feel; piano, organ, dobro, guitars, bass 'n drums; truly fine album produced by Keith Olsen; Mark & Matt Andes (of SPIRIT-fame) are featured on one track!)

Cowboy Same (Capricorn) EX / EX U.S.'1977 36.00*

(late 70's U.S. melodic Country-Folk-Rock quintet w/loungy, laid-back moods, brass arrangements, dual guitar sound feat. Tommy Talton 'n Scott Boyer; relief-sleeve;)



Same (Capricorn) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 32.00*

(late 70's U.S. melodic Country-Folk-Rock quintet w/loungy, laid-back moods, brass arrangements, dual guitar sound feat. Tommy Talton 'n Scott Boyer; relief-sleeve;)


Coyote It's High Time (Freedom) M- / EX Can'1981 75.00

(early 80's canadian Country-Rockin' Trio w/help from a drummer; full-bodied recording-sound done the 80's way, electric/acoustic mix w/some funky grits; title-track sticks in the ear and cover is a beauty to look at; w/inner-sleeve; no-way connected w/ groups of the same name!)

Crazyville Hill Life Is Just A Carnival (Crazyville Hill) EX / EX U.S.'1979 125.00

(late 70's local privat-press of rustic 12-string-guitar fronted Country-Folk-Rock, tasty electric/acoustic mix w/fluid lead-axe runs, intriguing melodic edge in parts 'n hitting a smokin' rocky ground w/hard-edged lead-guit on "with you"; slide 'n piano in spots; all orig. material and housed in a good ol' local-charm card-board jacket w/drawing of drunken dwarves a-jammin!)

Gary Curtis Mackinaw Valley Boy (GDS) EX / EX U.S.'1979 125.00

(late 70's U.S. melodic Country-Folk-Rock on this Illinois-label that flung out Claw, The Young Brothers...; full-band performance w/banjo, fiddle, vibraharp, Steel-pedal, piano acoustic- & electric guitars; cover of Gram Parsons' "in my hour of darkness", "still feelin' blue" (bein' the first part of the "lovesick medley"; boss production keepin' to 'em natural sounding 70's acres;)


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