Country-Rock S-Z

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Salinas Same (Trapp) EX / EX U.S.'197 75.00
(late 70's U.S. privat-press out of Nashville, Tenn.; Country-Folk-rockin' album w/tasty
steel-pedal/guitar interplays; plenty o' covers incl. "down on the corner" (John Fogerty),
"Casey Jones" (Garcia/Hunter), "Henry" (New Riders Of The Purple Sage), "
Sea Train The Marblehead Messenger (Capitol) EX / EX D'1971 55.00
(orig. german green-label-print of 3rd album by ex-Blues Project guys plus Richard Greene celebrating his electric-violin magic and Peter Rowan (of Earth Opera-fame!) contributing some song-marvels! like on their previous album, things have been exposed to some more relaxed rural spaces (in comparison to their debut for A&M in '69) w/Prog-Rock idioms weavin' in & out and some fine blend of Anglo/Americana trad-sprouts; the songs now have come to full bloom and the whole  has to be regarded as a CLASSIC masterwork as for americana heritage (cutting 'toTHE BAND plough-share) & its transition into realms of a progressed fair! "Mississippi Moon" & "Protestant preacher" are pure gems of songs and stand any comparison to the writings engrafted by 'em Big Pink legends! uni-pak-sleeve w/lyrics printed on inside;)
The Marblehead Messenger (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1971 55.00
(orig. U.S. red-label-print (w/target on label) of 3rd album by ex-Blues Project guys plus Richard Greene celebrating his electric-violin magic and Peter Rowan (of Earth Opera-fame!) contributing some song-marvels! like on their previous album, things have been exposed to some more relaxed rural spaces (in comparison to their debut for A&M in '69) w/Prog-Rock idioms weavin' in & out and some fine blend of Anglo/Americana trad-sprouts; the songs now have come to full bloom and the whole  has to be regarded as a CLASSIC masterwork as for americana heritage (cutting into genuine THE BAND typo plough-shares) & its transition into realms of a progressed fair! "Mississippi Moon" & "Protestant preacher" are pure gems of songs and stand any comparison to the writings engrafted by 'em Big Pink legends! FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
The Marblehead Messenger (Capitol) EX / VG++ U.S.'1971 42.00
(orig. U.S. red-label-print of 3rd album by ex-Blues Project guys plus Richard Greene celebrating his electric-violin magic and Peter Rowan (of Earth Opera-fame!) contributing some song-marvels! like on their previous album, things have been exposed to some more relaxed rural spaces (in comparison to their debut for A&M in '69) w/Prog-Rock idioms weavin' in & out and some fine blend of Anglo/Americana trad-sprouts; the songs now have come to full bloom and the whole  has to be regarded as a CLASSIC masterwork as for americana heritage(cutting 'to THE BAND plough-share) & its transition into realms of a progressed fair! "Mississippi Moon" & "protestant preacher" are pure gems of songs and stand any comparison to the writings engrafted by 'em Big Pink legends! FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Same (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1970 52.00
(orig. U.S. green-label-print of 2nd album by ex-Blues Project guys plus Richard Greene, stirrin' quite some minor sensation w/ their debut for A&M the year before; now w/Peter Rowan (of Earth Opera-fame!) aboard, things have been exposed to some more relaxed rural spaces w/Prog-Rock idioms weavin' in & out and some fine blend of Anglo/Americana trad-sprouts like shown on "out where the hills" w/tasty electric- violin (w/wah-fuzz colors!) interplay! opening track is a boss version of Lowell George's "willin'", a remake of "home to you" (from Earth Opera's 2nd album) serves for another hi-lyte; there's a definite The Band influence in these grooves but the whole finds a broader, more sophisticated horizon as for vision & execution; produced by Sir George Martin; FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Same (Capitol) VG++ / VG+ U.S.'1970 28.00
(orig. U.S. green-label-print of 2nd album by ex-Blues Project guys plus Peter Greene, stirrin' quite some minor sensation w/ their debut for A&M the year before; now w/Peter Rowan (of Earth Opera-fame!) aboard, things have been exposed to some more relaxed rural spaces, w/Prog-Rock idioms weavin' in & out and some fine blend of Anglo/Americana trad-sprouts like shown on "out where the hills" w/tasty electric-violin (w/wah-fuzz colors!) interplay! opening track is a boss version of Lowell George's "willin'", a remake of "home to you" (from Earth Opera's 2nd album) serves for another hi-lyte; there's a definite The Band influence in these grooves but the whole finds a broader, more sophisticated horizon as for vision & execution; produced by Sir George Martin; FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Seabird Band Same (Waylon) EX / EX U.S.'1978 85.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. release of local Virginia Contry-Folk-Rock breezer spiked w/roadhouse-rockin' grits, solid acoustic/electric blend w/keyboards, fiddle, mandolin, pedal-steel, bass, drums 'n quality harmony vocs; cuttin' things loose on the West-Coasty shake-down-track entitled "highway shuffle"; sleeve has that privat-press look w/photos of band-members on back plus inner-sleeve w/lyrics;)
Sean Seman Delicate Balance (Back Porch) EX / EX U.S.'1978 75.00
(U.S. Country-Folk-Rock balladeer w/bluegrassy kick, laid-back bar-stool moods w/jazzy edge & a swingin' angle; quality violin leads, clarinet, piano, mandolin, cello, guitars...; privat-press out of Santa Cruz in the late 70's;)
Shiloh Same (Amos) M / M- / Cc. U.S.'1970 Sold
(orig. U.S. print of great Country-Folk-Rock swarmer feat. Al Perkins on steel-guitar, Don Henley (of future Eagles-fame) on drums... plus organ, piano, bass 'n additional acoustic/ electric guitars; breezy, melodic songs w/some fine orchestral strings; top shape!)
Silver Dollar Band Same (No Label) M- / EX U.S.'1979 110.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. press of local Indiana-release; twin-guitar conducted Country-Rock item w/mostly mid-tempo runs; killer-version of "fire on the mountain" w/thick fuzz-box vapours slantin' into rural undergrowth whilst guitars 'n piano build into hovering layers of sound; simple black card-board jacket w/silver lettering on front;)
Silver Laughter Handle With Care (Fanfare) EX / EX U.S.'1976 Sold
(mid-70's U.S. privat-press by Roadhouse fevered Country-Rockin' gang out of Iowa; on same label as Colt 45.! acoustic/electric blend stretchin' from rough cookin' w/hard-edged guitar-leads ("getaway woman") to rural-free blowin' finger-work w/tasty steel-pedal...; has a lyrics inner-bag;)
The Sin City Band Same (Straight Face) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1979 65.00
(local Deleware barroom-sweepin' Country-Rock combo w/jazzed, swingin' temper; pedal-steel, sax, piano, guitars, bass 'n drums...; some straight-flashin' uptempo slopes w/fluid e-guitar cranks & how-downer banjo-spurt 'n voc-harmonies; versatile bag housed in simple card-board-sleeve w/band-photo on front;)
Same (Straight Face) VG++ / EX U.S.'1979 75.00
(local Deleware barroom-sweepin' Country-Rock combo w/jazzed, swingin' temper; pedal-steel, sax, piano, guitars, bass 'n drums...; some straight-flashin' uptempo slopes w/fluid e-guitar cranks & how-downer banjo-spurt 'n voc-harmonies; versatile bag housed in simple card-board-sleeve w/band-photo on front; back- sleeve is autographed by the leader of the pack;)
Skatin' Takin' Time To Listen (Coyote Publishing Co.) M- / M- U.S.'1978 145.00
(excellent North-Carolina Country-Rock quartet flashin' back to early 70's acres as for sound-scape 'n vision; smokin' acoustic/electric blend w/ guitars, mandolin, piano, bass 'n drums plus some arp-string colors; quality voc-harmonies, intriguing melo-trails... half-way up the latter to Timbercreek 'n keepin' the Poker Flat! (pun intended!) ...scarce privat-press w/lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Takin' Time To Listen (Coyote Publishing Co.) SS / SS U.S.'1978 165.00
(excellent North-Carolina Country-Rock quartet flashin' back to early 70's acres as for sound-scape 'n vision; smokin' acoustic/ electric blend w/ guitars, mandolin, piano, bass 'n drums plus some arp-string colors; quality voc-harmonies, intriguing melo-trails... half-way up the latter to Timbercreek 'n keepin' the Poker Flat (pun intended!) ...scarce privat-press w/lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Sour Mash Same (Candy Apple) EX / EX U.S.'1978 65.00
(late 70's U.S. release of western-swingin', barroom-stingin' Country-Rock action out of Lincoln, Nebraska! full-band venture w/male/ femme lead-voice, guitars, piano and ace pedal-steel by Charles Lettes; covers of "barnyard boogie" (Gray/Jordan) "Mack the Knife"...; "blue jade" is heavenly steel-pedal swayin' out west campfire swooner-mood; Jim Wheeler engineered!!)
The Souther-Hillman-Fury Band
Same (Asylum) EX / EX D'1974 42.00*
(mid-70's german release of fine Country-Rock breezer by renowned pickers 'n stringers of the genre; feat. Chris Hillman, Richie Furay, J. D. Souther, Al Perkins, Joe Lala, Paul Harris...; a shaky cover of  "safe at home", well known from The International Submarine album on LHI Records! FOC;)
Trouble In Paradise (Asylum) EX / VG++ U.S.'1975 36.00*
(mid-70's U.S. release of fine Country-Rock breezer by renowned pickers 'n stringers of the genre; feat. Chris Hillman, Richie Furay, J. D. Souther, Al Perkins, Joe Lala, Paul Harris...; w/inner-sleeve;)
Southern Comfort Frog City (Capitol) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1971 55.00
(U.S. red label print of solid debut album by Ian Matthew's backing band; breezy, melodic West-Coasty Country-Folk-Rock class w/dense acoustic electric mix, harmonica, steel-pedal...well, all the right moves to make this a true classic in this field; cover-version of Randy Newman's "my old Kentucky home"; has a nice sleeve-painting;)
Don Speer And The Hudson Profit Expedition
This Is The Big One (Charter) EX / EX U.S.'197 125.00
(orig. U.S. release by ace U.S. northwest quartet in the mid-to late 70's; ...sweepin' floors w/ a catchy acoustic/ electric mix incl. excellent steel-pedal-work on the rural-backwoods-haunting "solitary man"! shaky wah-fuzz-guitar leads on an extended, 8 minutes plus Country-FUNKY version of "polk salad Annie" (T. J. White) ..."six days on the road";)
Spencer/Miller Face To Face (Wonder Y) EX / EX U.S.'1974 175.00
(mid-70's U.S. privat-press of breezy, melodic Country-Folk- (Rock) album by U.S. duo (Jeff Miller & Ron Spencer) w/help from friends; full-band sound w/6- & 12-string-acoustic guitars, bass, mandolin, drums, banjo, harmonica, flute, femme harmonies, lofty strings(viola, violins & arp-synth) ...drifty pastoral-chamber magic drenched w/out-west americana romancero-vibes, quality production that captures well these fine elevated, organic scapes! ...a rather unknown, beautiful album that could easily get mistaken for another wondrous 700-West-label piece!!)
Spirit In Flesh II (Confederate Publishing) EX / EX U.S.'1979 65.00
(late 70's U.S. privat-label release by same band who cut an album for Metromedia Records in the early 70's; the Pop-edged Gospel-grooves have swung over into a loose Country-Folk-Rock field w/banjo, steel-guitar, fiddle enrichening full-combo sound plus strong back-up vocs rendin' a somewhat communal/ hippie stamp; b&w card-board jacket w/ photos of participatin' musicians on front;)
Splitwater Creek Split 3 Ways (Splitwater Creek) EX / EX U.S.'1980 SOLD
(1980 local U.S. privat-release of Bluegrass tinged Country-Folk-Rock album by Kentucky trio w/ help from friends on steel-guitar, piano, mandolin & drums; rural-backwoods laid-backgrooves w/strong voc- harmonies and a definite 70's dimension in sound & exceution; card-board sleeve w/painting on front plus inner-bag w/lyrics & band-photo;)
Mark Spoelstra This House (Fantasy) EX / EX U.S.'197 65.00
(early 70's U.S. release of fine Country-Folk-Rock album by this gifted Singer-Songwriter w/albums released on Folkways, Verve, Elektra & Columbia in the 60's; full-band venture w/Donald Duck Dunn on bass, Stephen Miller on piano, Stu Cook & Doug Clifford (of CCR-fame) ...the latter produced! w/lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
Bill Staines Miles (Mineral River) EX / EX U.S.'1975 110.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S.print of excellent Country-Folk-Rock album by U.S. Singer-Songwriter; full-band accompaniments feat. Robin Batteau & his magical violin, Rick Nelson on percussion, Bill Elliot on piano, steel-pedal by John Helfand...; cover of Tom Russell's (of Hardin & Russell) "Zane Grey", the rustic-backwoods haunting "old grey wolf"; ...deep-rootin' melo-americana bliss all the way, released on this privat-label out of Dover, New Hampshire;)
Starwood Same (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1977 42.00*
(70's U.S. white-label promo press of melodic Country-Rock album by Colorado band; full-bodied sound-scape as this is a boss production by Bruce Botnick & Terry Powell; lyrics-inner-sleeve and insert-press-sheet;)
Steamin' Freeman Full Steam Ahead (Caramba) EX / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of barroom-swingin' Country-Folk-Rock album w/tasty fiddle leads; full-band sound w/acoustic/electric guitars, piano, pedal-steel, bass, percussion; back-porch moonshiner moods and an airy Fankhauser-typo magic on the hooky "waterfall"-track (this is not the same song Merrell F. wrote!) local California press;)
Full Steam Ahead (Caramba) EX / EX U.S.'1976 65.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of barroom-swingin' Country-Folk-Rock album w/tasty fiddle leads; full-band sound w/acoustic/electric guitars, piano, pedal-steel, bass, percussion; back-porch moonshiner moods and an airy Fankhauser-typo magic on the hooky "waterfall"-track (this is not the same song Merrell F. wrote!) front-cover is autographed by Freeman;)
Stetson Same (Fast Trout) EX / EX U.S.'1980 125.00
(rare U.S. orig. print of post-BIG LOST RAINBOW (feat. Brad & Ridley Pearson) release on local Idaho label! barroom-sweepin' Country- Folk-Rock w/male/femme lead-voice, mandolins, lap steel, acoustic/ electric guitars, some sax, bass 'n drums; nice 'n tasty bag w/ a Fast Side (A-side) & a Slow Side! front cover is autographed by Ridley!)
Kevin Stonerock Isn't It Nice To Dream/To The Mill House (700 West) / M- U.S.'1980 34.00
(1980 non-lp 45 release by this great label out of Indiana that flung out Zerfas, Modlin & Scott... (just to name the most impressive ones) full-band West-Coasty spree, acoustic/electric mix w/ a catchy melody grabbin' on the B-side; no sleeve;)
Stout & Allen It's About Time (Rainbow Star Publishing) SS / SS U.S.'1980 75.00
(orig. U.S. release of relaxed Country-Folk-Rock album by californian duo w/band backing feat. additional guitars (acoustic/electric)dobro, harmonica, some brass, femme back-ups, pedal-steel...; a loungy West-Coasty edge on some songs, some uptempo-racin' slopes & 2 live-recorded pieces; nice "vintage-americana" -styled card-board jacket;)
It's About Time (Rainbow Star Publishing) M- / M- U.S.'1980 65.00
(orig. U.S. release of relaxed Country-Folk-Rock album by californian duo w/band backing feat. additional guitars (acoustic/electric)dobro, harmonica, some brass, femme back-ups, pedal-steel...; a loungy West-Coasty edge on some songs, some uptempo-racin' slopes & 2 live-recorded pieces; nice "vintage-americana"-styled card-board jacket;)
It's About Time (Rainbow Star Publishing) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1980 52.00
(orig. U.S. release of relaxed Country-Folk-Rock album by californian duo w/band backing feat. additional guitars (acoustic/electric)dobro, harmonica, some brass, femme back-ups, pedal-steel...; a loungy West-Coasty edge on some songs, some uptempo-racin' slopes & 2 live-recorded pieces; nice "vintage-americana" -styled card-board jacket;)
The Supernatural Family Band
Same (Akashic) EX / EX U.S.'1976 175.00
(rare mid-70's release by legendary texan tribal/ family venture (w/ a Butch Hancock relation) gone w/action-packed barroom-shakin' grooves, funky coals w/brass on the hot "thank you Faletinme" (6:56) "cattletruck drvin' boogie" is racin' western-Boogie spiced Country-Rock khool w/hot steel-pedal-work! some good-timey dixie-swingin' dues on "in the mood" w/pearly electric-guitar leads; this album has been recorded ALIVE and this stuff is REAL GEORGE (..and dedicated to the one... and in the year of 2005 I can assure you that it's not hidden in the BUSH!!!) ...cool group-photo-shot on front cover; w/lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Texas Inlaws (Akashic) VG++ / EX U.S.'1978 175.00
(rare late 70's release by legendary texan tribal/ family venture (w/ a Butch Hancock relation: he writes songs for the band) ...gone w/action-packed barroom-shakin' grooves, funky coals on the hot "higher" (7:06) w/quivering electric-guitar licks & action-packed femme vocs; recorded LIVE at the Littlebear in Evergreen, Colorado; ...w/lyrics-insert-sheet that also has a great picture of Butch Hancock!!)
T & M Express Same (Tunesmith Music Company) EX / EX U.S.'1977 175.00
(orig. U.S. press of fine Country-Folk-Rock piece out of Columbus, Ohio! breezy, melodic charm w/acoustic/ electric tapestries feat. plenty o'guitars, bass, drums... and quality voc-harmonies; incl. the extended, epic "desperado medley" containing Guy Clark's "desperados waiting for a train" & the Eagles' "desperado" kindlin' an airy spree; catchy, natural production; lyrics are printed on back-cover;)
Taos Same (Mercury) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'196 75.00
(late 60's orig.U.S. print of tribal-jammin', rusto-hipster, melodic Country-Folk-Rock, shakin' loose w/ a Buffalo Springfield typo vybe; catchy electric/acoustic tapestries w/voc-harmonies, banjo, steel, dulcimer, dual-lead-guitar runs, harmonica, bass...; comes w/poster-insert having the band pictured at that spiritual, native-indian place of Taos... and the season is winter! back-side of the poster has more pics of the band and the place plus a comment on the venture; FOC;)
Dave Thomas Comin' Out (Marqué Music) EX / EX U.S.'1977 110.00
(orig. U.S. print of local Texas release of fine, melodic Country-Folk-Rock album; full-band backing w/ acoustic/electric guitars, harmonica, bass 'n drums; title-track is shaky roadhouse rockin' grits w/ tasty lead-licks & that loner/americana hook that kicks! gentle bag of laid-back ballads & mid-tempo sprees;)
Guthrie Thomas Lies And Alibis (Capitol) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1976 42.00*
(strong mid-70's U.S. release by native Singer-Songwriter/guitar-stringer; kick-ass Country-Folk rockin' goods w/ kickin' americana/ renegade vibes 'n rural-free balladery; full-band job feat. John Hartford on fiddle, David Foster, Jim Keltner, Lyle Ritz, Tom Brumley & David Paich on pedal-steel, Ringo Starr helps out w/ back-up vocs; w/lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
Three Faces West Holed Up (No Label) EX / VG++ U.S.'1974 175.00
(2nd album by this New Mexico Country-Folk pickin' trio recorded live at The Outpost in Red River, NM; more developped sound adding e-guitar on some songs; HOT version of "me and my uncle" ...you almost get a scent of the sweat in the saloon!! Lennon/McCartney's "blackfird" gets a very special paint... and fingers are runnin' wild on "white river red truck flash flood breakdown" (!); simple b&w card-board jacket w/ safe on front that has opened wide on the back cover! ...there ain't many albums (I know of) graced w/ that special air and calibre!)
Holed Up (No Label) VG++ / VG+ U.S.'1974 95.00
(2nd album by this New Mexico Country-Folk pickin' trio recorded live at The Outpost in Red River; more developped sound adding e-guitar on some songs; HOT version of "me and my uncle" ...you almost get a scent of the sweat in the saloon!! Lennon/McCartney's "blackbird" gets a very special paint and fingers are runnin' wild on "white river red truck flash flood breakdown" (!) ...simple b&w card-board jacket w/ safe on front that has opened wide on the back cover! ...there ain't many albums (I know of) graced w/ that special air and calibre! this copy is pretty crackly, sorry!)
Timberline The Great Timber Rush (Epic) EX / EX U.S.'1977 55.00
(orig. U.S.print of hooky late 70's melodic Country-Folk-Rock sweeper w/Poco-ish touch, quality harmony vocs, electric/acoustic guitar blends, mandolin, harmonica, piano, organ..: John McEuen plays fiddle and banjo on one song! "on the mesa"-track is a real burner in Country-rockin' fields and ranges up there with the best; inner-bag w/lyrics;)
Tim Tisdale And The Texas Reunion Band
Same (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'197 95.00
(late 70's U.S. privat-label release out of Texas; melodic Country-Folk-Rock w/acoustic/electric gears feat. guitars, steel-pedal, bass, percussion, piano, violin, some sax-colors & quality back-up vocs; all self-penned songs that pour down in some natural, rustic way of ossicle-flatter; sleeve is western-styled painting of a rodeo-rider w/photo of artist in the middle;)
Dave Toland You Can't Take Back The Kiss (Desert) EX / EX U.S.'197 65.00
(late 70's (?) local Wisconsin melodic Country-Folk-Rock album by U.S. singer-songwriter backed by full band stated as The Armadillo Desert Band; strong harmonica jobs by Dan Miller, femme back-ups; tasty electric/acoustic mix; ballads, barroom-rockin' grits, out-west renegade moods; home-made looking card-board jacket;)
Treefrog Better Late Than Never (Great Orm) M- / M- U.S.'1978 175.00
(rare late 70's U.S. local-press album out of Kansas of drifty Country-Folk-Rock acres w/a refined POCO influence in the harmonies; Rickenbacker 12-string sound, pedal-steel, acoustic/electric guitars... and intriguing harmonies; ...heating up jammer-coal on the extended (6:28) "paradise run"-track; great card-board jacket (w/that good ol' privat-press charm!) w/inner-sleeve that has the lyrics printed and photos of the band-members;)
Turnquist Remedy Iowa By The Sea (Pentagram) M- / EX U.S.'1972 125.00
(fine U.S- Hippie-Folk-Rock piece w/loose West-Coasty jammer moods on the long trax; superb version of Richard Farina's "Reno, Nevada" loaded w/laid-back fuzz-leads; Larry Knechtel helps out on piano and organ; ...a rustic-zolar-dy-mension and lyrics printed on inner-bag; top shape!)
Uncle Jim's Music There's A Song In This (Kapp) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(early 70's U.S. print of excellent Country-Folk-Rock album by californian quintet; ringin' acoustic/ electric tapestries ripe w/rural-free hipster-renegade vibes... guitars, piano, fiddle, steel-pedal, banjo, voc-harmonies; w/ insert-sheet;)
Uncle Willard Just One More Good Time! (Toya) EX / EX U.S.'197 110.00
(orig. U.S. release of catchy Country-Folk-Rock bag on Chicago-based label (that flung out albums by K.O. Bossy, Morning Glory down the line) ...bright-sailin' melodic spree w/playful rustic sceneries, jangly acoustic/electric mix w/ guitars, e-piano, bass, drums & 2 lead-vocalists; there's some Springalo-touched magic in these grooves;)
The Utah Kid Eagle Ridge (99) EX / EX U.S.'1973 75.00
(70's U.S. print of melodic Country-Folk-Rock release w/band-backing feat. bottleneck electric- & acoustic guitars, steel-pedal by The Virginia Creeper (!?) e-bass, keyboards hamonica...; nice mix of laid-back out-west romancero ballads 'n kickin' roadhouse rockin' splinters w/renegade shackle-fever; nice FOC w/lyrics-inner-sleeve; beauty label design;)
William Van Dyke I'm A Nomad (Cactus Saloon) EX / EX U.S.'197 110.00
(mid-70's (?) U.S. privat-press of wasto-beaded Country-/Blues-Rock-album by wild-eyed 'n Harley-boxed biker/songwriter tryin' to keep things within some sane boundaries 'n bustin' out w/wailin' harmonica, fuzz-box-guitar cranks 'n funky rhythm-wrangler moods on some songs like "party time" & "Ho's massage parlor" (kindlin' some toxik sparks à la CIRCUIT RIDER!!) ...incl. the great "mamas, don't let your babies grow up to be bikers" (!!) ...Bill is backed by The Midnight Creeper Band feat. piano, guitar, bass, drums, harmonica 'n slide-guitar; the bearded hero is pictured on front dressed-up w/full biker-gear!)
Various Artists Home Grown (KKUA) M / M- U.S.'1976 75.00
(mid-70's sampler bringin' hawaiian bands/ acts such as Glenn Pinho and Company, Bart Bascone, Country Living, Hoapili, Shak-Bait... dreamy, melodic sways, plenty o' relaxed pacific air 'n sunny rays; remake of "the lake" by Wendell Ing with Hank Leando and Friends previously performed by Illusion on their fascinating album on "sinergia" (released in 1974) nice color-jacket;)
Victims Of Chance Goin' Home Blue (No Label) SS / SS U.S.'197 310.00
(melodic West-Coast Country-Folk-Rock w/femme lead-singer, laid-back moods, nice acoustic/electric sounds, easy-flowin' songs w/ some good-timey, bluesy sway; still sealed;)
Goin' Home Blue (No Label) M- / EX U.S.'197 225.00
(melodic West-Coast Country-Folk-Rock w/femme lead-singer, laid-back moods, nice acoustic/electric sounds, easy-flowin' songs w/ some good-timey, bluesy sway; caution: tracks listed on sleeve and label do not play in order as indicated (or even may have wrong names(!)
Wet Behind The Ears Same (American Investment Co.) EX / EX U.S.'1980 65.00
w/a loose Pop splash and barroom rockin' dash, femme lead-vocs 'n some tasty violin leads; comes w/insert-sheet; has a great cover of Peter Rowan's "midnight moonlight" from the "old & in the way"-album!)
Whiskey River Same (Northland) EX / EX U.S.'1978 175.00
(late 70's U.S. privat-label-release of genuinely executed Country-Rock magic w/quiverin steel-guitar work on the kick-ass "bandit born in hell" for opening-track ...and menue keeps up w/tasty juices a-flowin' all the way!! there's some southern-Cajun flavor, straight roadhouse rockin' fever on "goin' down to Texas" (written by band-member Dick Fadness) ...great version of Waylon Jennings' "rainy day woman"; a quality venture of the genre produced by Hamilton Wesley Watt!)
White Cloud Same (Good Medicine) EX / EX U.S.'1972 75.00
(orig. U.S. print of solid, West Coast Country-Folk-Rock album feat. Thomas Jefferson Kaye, Charlie Brown, Eric Weissberg...; ...guitars, fiddle, dobro, steel, strong voc-treats w/ female leads! incl. Dr. John's "qualified"; nice "snake-skin" -textured FOC;)
Mike White And The Sliter Brothers
Live At Jamboree U.S.A. (Jam) EX / EX U.S.'1977 125.00
(70's U.S. privat-press of LIVE-recorded Country-Rock hoe-down by West Virginia quartet rollin' rags via acoustic/ electric-guitars (fuzz-box on fyre on some tracks!) fiddle, steel-pedal...; great cover of Kris Kristofferson's "Casey's last ride" (6:05) w/wailin' steel 'n voltage-guitar cranks as the song swells into the finish! the Cajun-fox is haunted on a version of Doug Kershaw's "Louisiana man", "rollin' in my sweet baby's arms" (Lester Flatt) ...comes w/autographed promo-photo and the back-sleeve also is autographed!! ...by the way... the label of the B-side is also glued on the A-side)
Widsith Maker Of Song (Alithia) SS / SS U.S.'1972 175.00
(early 70's U.S. east-coast Rural-Folk-Rock gem created by Bob Teer & Ed McCafferty w/some help from friends; vibrating acoustic/electric mix w/lysergo-science-fiction imaginary ("rainfoot's carnival" inspired by Ray Bradbury) ... hovering fuzz-box lines, back-woods drowser vibes w/flute on some songs, flashin' back into Frisco-Sound/ Charlatans typo shacks on "rust in the rain" and the fantastic "mulberry hill"! the latter I count among the crown-jewel-songs in the rural-electric Folk-Rock cabinet; still sealed copy!)
Maker Of Song (Alithia) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1972 95.00
(early 70's U.S. east-coast Rural-Folk-Rock gem created by Bob Teer & Ed McCafferty w/some help from friends; vibrating acoustic/electric mix w/lysergo-science-fiction imaginary ("rainfoot's carnival" is inspired by Ray Bradbury) ... hovering fuzz-box lines, back-woods drowser vibes w/flute on some songs, flashin' back into Frisco-Sound/Charlatans typo shacks on "rust in the rain"  and the fantastic "mulberry hill"! the latter I count among the crown-jewel-songs in the rural-electric Folk-Rock cabinet; w/lyrics-insert sheet!)
Maker Of Song (Alithia) EX / EX U.S.'1972 125.00
(early 70's U.S. east-coast Rural-Folk-Rock gem created by Bob Teer & Ed McCafferty w/some help from friends; vibrating acoustic/electric mix w/lysergo-science-fiction imaginary ("rainfoot's carnival", inspired by Ray Bradbury) ...hovering fuzz-box lines, back-woods drowser vibes w/flute on some songs, flashin' back into Frisco-Sound/ Charlatans typo shacks on "rust in the rain" and the fantastic "mulberry hill"! the latter I count among the crown-jewel-songs in the rural-electric Folk-Rock cabinet; ...promo-print w/two inserts! & radio-station sticker on front cover;)
Maker Of Song (Alithia) EX / EX U.S.'1972 125.00
(early 70's U.S. east-coast Rural-Folk-Rock gem created by Bob Teer & Ed McCafferty w/some help from friends; vibrating acoustic/electric mix w/lysergo-science-fiction imaginary ("rainfoot's carnival" which is inspired by Ray Bradbury) ...hovering fuzz-box lines, back-woods drowser vibes w/flute on some songs, flashin' back into Frisco-Sound/Charlatans typo shacks on "rust in the rain" and the fantastic "mulberry hill"! the latter I count among the crown-jewel-songs in the rural-electric Folk-Rock cabinet; comes w/two inserts!)
Maker Of Song (Alithia) - / VG++ U.S.'1972 95.00
(early 70's U.S. east-coast Rural-Folk-Rock gem created by Bob Teer & Ed McCafferty w/some help from friends; vibrating acoustic/electric mix w/lysergo-science-fiction imaginary ("Rainfoot's carnival" inspired by Ray Bradbury) ...hovering fuzz-box lines, back-woods drowser vibes w/flute on some songs, flashin' back into Frisco-Sound/ Charlatans typo shacks on"rust in the rain" and the fantastic "mulberry hill"! the latter I count among the crown-jewel-songs in the rural-electric Folk-Rock cabinet; promo-print in plain white jacket w/ radio-station-sticker on front;)
Maker Of Song (Alithia) M- / M- U.S.'1972 125.00
(early 70's U.S. east-coast Rural-Folk-Rock gem created by Bob Teer & Ed McCafferty w/some help from friends; vibrating acoustic/electric mix w/lysergo-science-fiction imaginary ("rainfoot's carnival" inspired by Ray Bradbury) ...hovering fuzz-box lines, back-woods drowser vibes w/flute on some songs, flashin' back into Frisco-Sound/ Charlatans typo shacks on "rust in the rain" and the fantastic "mulberry hill"! ...the latter I count among the crown-jewel-songs in the rural-electric Folk-Rock cabinet;)
Jeff Wise & Darren Fay Redneck Rock (Charter) M- / M- U.S.'1975 125.00
(orig. U.S. release of excellent Country-Folk-Rock album by U.S. northwest duo; solid acoustic/ electric mix w/guitars, steel, fiddle, dobro, banjo drums 'n bass plus fine harmonies; genuine americana backporch splash-down w/ raggy grass & a weedy sense; "let it rain" is rural-free ballad wonder w/ an elevated sky-diver mood; the sleeve serves  for another treat w/western-styled photo-art-work;)
E.Zane Wood & Kathy Leech Dance To Your Favorite Bullshit And Country Dysko Songs (Magic) M- / EX U.S.'1980 55.00
(kick-ass Country-Rock w/flying fiddle 'n steel-pedal, quivering lead-guitars, keyboards, banjo, drums 'n bass, hot acoustic/ electric rolls takin' off on "Tulsa time", ""you never can tell" (entitled "c'est la vie" here)  "Rocky Top" ...the racing instrumental "under the double eagle", "cotton-eyed Joe"...; recorded and mixed at Natural Sound Studios in Santee, California; simple b&w card-board jacket w/plenty o' pics on back cover;)
The Workin' Man's Band Dead Ahead/Thunder (Redeye Productions) EX / EX U.S.'198 65.00
(orig. U.S. local californian privat-label-press of hot-buttered single (in impressive band-photo sleeve) of racin' Country-Rock splendour w/excellent steel-pedal work 'n guitar leads on title-track; flip-side is out-west renegade lone-drifter galore w/haunting moods and again this whailin' steel-pedal; ...flashing back to 'em top-notch 70's recodings in this field!!)
John Lincoln Wright And The Sour Mash Revue
You Can't Get There From Here (Lincoln) EX / EX U.S.'1981 75.00
(early 80's U.S. release of fine barroom-shakin' Country-Rock venture by ex-Beacon Street Union lead-singer (gone Country after the split-up of band) full-band job here w/tasty electric-lead-guitar, steel, dobro 'n slide, keyboards, harmonica, fiddles...; James Talley plays rhythm-guitar on the up-tempo breezin' title-track which he wrote!else, all self-penned songs in this fine bag w/exception of a cover of Dave Loggins' "always true";)

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