Documentary Various1

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Various Artists The 1969 Warner/Reprise Record Show (Warner Brothers) EX / M- U.S.'1969 75.00
(late 60's green seven-arts-label press of double-compilation set presenting Warner/Reprise acts...Neil Young w/Crazy Horse, Van Dyke Parks, The Mothers Of Invention, Jethro Tull, Hamilton Camp, Randy Newman... etc... has sheets w/photos & description attached inside of FOC;)
The 1969 Warner/Reprise Songbook (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.S.'1969 75.00
(late 60's green label press of double-compilation set presenting Warner/Reprise acts... Neil Young w/Crazy Horse, Van Dyke Parks, The Mothers Of Invention, Jethro Tull, The Fugs, Randy Newman, Eric Andersen, The Kinks, Van Morrison, The Electric Prunes, Beau Brummels, Sal Valentino (rare 45!) Wild Man Fischer, Tom Northcott... and some prev. unavailable novelty things!! ...etc... has sheets w/photos & description attached inside of FOC;)
The Acme Sausage Company (Lestra Electronics) SS / SS Can'1972 175.00
(Rare canadian sampler in striking FOC; a documentary on the canadian late 60's/early 70's Edmonton Folk-Rock scene; non-lp tracks by Brent Titcomb, Bob Carpenter (!) ...and Dick Peddicord presents the original version of "Oh, pleasant hope" (that served as title for the final BLUE CHEER album!) ...plus a kick-ass rural-rockin' thing by Paul Clarke w/ Hot Cottage backing... quivering lead-guit-flyte on this!! Robert Edwards (of TROYKA-fame) contributes a song too; descriptive liners on the inside of FOC; still sealed!!)
The Acme Sausage Company (Lestra Electronics) M / M- Can'1972 165.00
(Rare canadian sampler in striking FOC; a documentary on the canadian late 60's/early 70's Edmonton Folk-Rock scene; non-lp tracks by Brent Titcomb, Bob Carpenter (!) ...and Dick Peddicord presents the original version of "Oh, pleasant hope" (that served as title for the final BLUE CHEER album!) ...plus a kick-ass rural-rockin' thing by Paul Clarke w/ Hot Cottage backing... quivering lead-guit-flyte on this!! Robert Edwards (of TROYKA-fame) contributes a song too; descriptive liners on the inside of FOC; top shape!)
Afterthought (VRCA) EX / EX Can'1983 55.00
(80's orig. compilation covering the 60's Vancouver Garage-Rock/Psych scene; rare singles by The Collectors, The Painted Ship, The Seeds of Time, Orville Dorp, Winter's Green, The United Empire, Spring...; has a nice booklet for insert;)
Afterthought (VRCA) VG++ / VG++ Can'1983 42.00
(80's orig. compilation covering the 60's Vancouver Garage-Rock/ Psych scene; rare singles by The Collectors, The Painted Ship, The Seeds of Time, Orville Dorp, Winter's Green, The United Empire Loyalists, Spring...; no booklet-insert;)
Ain't Times Hard (Charly R&B) M- / M- U.K.'1982 38.00
(early 80's U.K. compilation set documenting the Chicago Blues scene w/Sunnyland Slim (a.k.a. Delta Joe) James Williamson, Lazy Bill Lucas, Floyd Jones; liners by Bez Turner;)
All Day Thumb Sucker (Blue Thumb) M / M- / Co. U.S.'196 75.00
(great compilation covering the bluesy syde of that 60's cult-label; Earl Hooker, Albert Collins, Love, Nathan Beauregard, Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Sam Lay, Southwind... and Tyrannosaurus Rex... and yes, Ike & Tina Turner of course...; has the most descriptive inner-sleeve!)
All Day Thumb Sucker (Blue Thumb) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'196 65.00
(great compilation covering the bluesy syde of that 60's cult-label; Earl Hooker, Albert Collins, Love, Nathan Beauregard, Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Sam Lay, Southwind... and Tyrannosaurus Rex... and yes, Ike & Tina Turner of course...; has the most descriptive inner-sleeve!)
All Good Clean Fun (United Artists) EX / EX U.K.'1972 65.00
(double-set showin' 'em horses fostered in the U.A. stable.. . Eric Burdon & War, Help Yourself, Colin Scott, If, The Groundhogs, Ernie Graham, Red King(!?), Amon Düül II, Morning, Canned Heat, Sweet Pain...etc, comes w/ nice insert-booklet w/ plenty o'pics; bag-cover-gimmick;)
Alternatives (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.S.'1970 75.00
(orig. U.S. white-label-promo print of fine compilation set presenting some label-acts... Gordon Lightfoot, The Mothers of Invention, Graham Bond, The Grateful Dead, Small Faces, Tim Buckley, The Jimi Hendrix Experience...etc. FOC w/cool pics 'n descrptive notes; w/radio-station-sticker on front-cover;)
American Folk Singers And Balladeers (Vanguard) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1964 75.00
(4-lps-box set w/huge booklet for insert documenting the late 50's/early 60's U.S. Folk-movement w/ such legends as Sam Hinton, Odetta, Jack Elliott, Joan Baez, Hedy West...; many a song taken from the Newport Festivals;)
The Autumn Records Story (Edsel) EX / EX U.K.'1986 38.00
(famous San Francisco 60's label that flung out 45's by The Great Society, The Mojo Men, The Bobby Freeman Band, The Vejtables, The Beau Brummels (early version of "sad little girl")...; incl. a demo-version of  "No.1"; liner-notes;)
The Badmen (Legacy) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 225.00
(2-LP box-set pressed on orange vinyl (from the early 60's) ...a Columbia  Records Legacy collection documenting the Badmen of the U.S. wild west w/spoken voices (on one disc) beamin' rays on the story of Jesse James, "the training of a westerner", "lawman's wife" ...w/subtle guitar interludes by Charlie Byrd (!) ...the other disc has the songs performed by such legendary pickers 'n singers like Ed McCurdy, Harry Jackson, Jack Elliott, Carolyn Hester, Pete Seeger...; comes w/ a H.U.G.E. book-insert w/plenty of infos & great photos documenting the whole history! a great & rare artefact housed in bulletproof-card-bord-BOX!)
Barrel-House Blues And Boogie Woogie Vol. 3 (Storyville) EX / M- DK'197 38.00
(danish 70's sampler documenting  some colors of great Piano-Blues w/acts like Memphis Slim, Sunnyland Slim, Champion Jack Dupree, Henry Brown & Roosevelt Sykes;)
Beautiful People (Harmony) EX / EX U.S.'1970 42.00
(late 60's compilation on Columbia sub-label feat. acts from the label: The Rising Sons ("candy man") (!)  Tim Rose ("hey Joe") Don Ellis ("Star children") Ravi Shankar (a long sitar track) The Great Society, The Byrds, The Electric Flag, The United States of America & John Kay;)
The Best Of The Radio Tokyo Tapes (Chameleon) M- / M- U.S.'1987 42.00
(80's U.S. release of compiled material prev. issued on three volumes of Radio Tokyo Tapes ducumenting the 80's L.A. independent music scene;)
Big Hits Of Mid-America Volume IV (Twin Tone) M- / EX U.S.'1986 55.00
(volume four of this compilation series w/local mid-west bands from the late 70's; the name of the album is given in reference to Big Hits vol. 1 & 2 from the mid-60's on "Soma Rec."; volume Three, a double set, got released in '79; some kick-ass Power-Pop, Neo-Folk-Rock, Singer-Songwriter, bozo-phonk grooves...etc. ...bands/acts like: Mofos, Magnolias, Otto's Chemical Lounge, Whole Lotta Loves, Jayhawks(!!), TWA Corbies(!!!), Halo of Flies, David Postlethwaite...;)
Big Hits Of Mid-America Volume Three (Twin Tone) EX / EX U.S.'1979 75.00
(double-set chockfull w/local mid-west bands from the late 70's; the name of the album is given in reference to Big Hits vol. 1&2 from the mid-60's on "Soma Rec."; ...some kick-ass Power-Pop acts featured here: The Suburbs, NNB, Yipes, Fingerprints, The Jets, The Hypstrz, The Swan Lake Six...; FOC w/plenty of pics 'n line-up infos;)
Black Out/Airport Zürich (Black Out) EX / EX CH'1973 165.00
(Rare sampler w/mostly pretty obscure swiss bands from the late 60's/ early 70's such as Voices of Eden, Saints, Rattle Snake, ... and Date of Birth who contributes a stunning San Francisco-Sound typo electric Folk-Rock GEM w/crystal, mercurial lead-guitar cruise and vibrating femme lead-vocs!! FOC;)
Bleeker And MacDougal (Elektra) EX / M- U.S.'1984 95.00
(mid-80's U.S.release of deluxe 4-Lp-box-set documenting the Folk-acts released on the label! comes w/ 20-page (!!) booklet-insert w/one hell of a pile of pics 'n infos...;)
The Blues Box (Verve Folkways) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'196 95.00
(rare 3Lp box-set documenting the artists recorded for the label; Lightnin' Hopkins, Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee, Big Joe Williams, Jimmy Witherspoon, Richard "Groove" Holmes, Jimmy Bond, Frank Butler, Teddy Edwards...;)
Blues Factory Vol.1 (Blues Factory) M / M- U.S.'1987 42.00
(80's U.S. print of compilation album covering the Detroit Blues-scene feat. Eddie Burns, Robert Noll, Harmonica Shaw, Johnny "Yard Dog" Jones, The Butler Twins...;)
Blues Roots (Storyville) EX / EX D'1979 42.00
(late 70's german double-set in Foc (club-edition) w/acts/bands orig. released on Storyville; Memphis Slim, Jimmy Yancey, Willie Mabon, Johnny Young, Jimmy Brewer, Doug Quattlebaum, Smokey Baby(!) Avery Brady, Bert Logan...; mostly RARE early- to mid 60's recordings!liner notes in german 'n english;)
Boston Rock N' Roll Anthology Vol. 2 (Var) M / M- U.S.'1983 38.00
(all Boston Bands from the early 80's... Jim Femino Band, L-88, Blind Owl, The Count, Reality, Tea in China...; w/ insert-sheet that has pics of the bands;)
Bumpers (Island) EX / EX U.K.'197 75.00
(early 70's U.K. pink-label issue of double-compilation set containing all Island-recording acts... Blodwyn Pig, Mott the Hoople, If, Spooky Tooth, Clouds, Nick Drake, Fotheringay, Bronco, Dave Mason...etc.; plenty o' group-photos on inside of FOC;)
A Bunch Of Zonkaroony (Moon) M- / M- CH'1992 34.00
(sampler covering the early 90's swiss independent scene... From Avant-Techno-Folk-Pop via Sympho-Fusion progressions to wild Punk! ...Oil on Canvas, Gabi Stiefel Band, Cabinet, Fooltier....; comes in spooky Zebra-stripe-sleeve;)
Canadian River Music Sampler (Canadian River Music) EX / EX U.S.'199 22.00
(early 90's (?) cassette-only release of fine compilation presenting some acts from the Canadian River Music catalog... all Folk/Singer-Songwriters running by names like T. R. Ritchie, Heidi Muller, Lou & Peter Berryman, Andrew Calhoun, Cosy Sheridan, William Pint & Felicia Dale, Phil Cooper & Margaret Nelson, Kat Eggleston, Michael McNevin, Aileen Vance...; all songs are from released albums (either on vinyl or cassette 'n cds)
The Changing Face Of Harlem (Savoy) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1976 42.00
(white-label-promo-print of double-set documenting the Savoy label w/various sessions (from the mid-40's of the 20th century) of which 12 were previously unissued! Dan Morgenstern wrote the liner-notes on the inside of this FOC;)
Charisma Disturbance (Charisma) EX / EX U.K.'1973 55.00
(early 70's double-compilation-set in "bag"-cover 'n inner-sleeves; one of the most interesting U.K. Prog- Rock/Folk label gettin' nicely presented here! feat. groups/acts like Rare Bird, Van der Graaf Generator, Lindisfarne, John Neville, The Nice, Clifford T. Ward, Genesis, String Driven Thing, Audience... and... oh,yess... Monty Python!)
The Class Of 99+ (River Musik Werks) M / M U.S.'1984 52.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of nice documentary/ compilation album presenting 80's bands from the U.S. mid- west (mostly) rockin' sounds w/blues plus a punch of roadhouse-magic feat. Natty Scratch, P. S., The Spoonbills, The Mudsharks, The Blue Collar Boys (feat. Jim Schwall (of Siegel-Schwall Band!!) who do "rock and roll man" written by Jim Schwall, who plays a nice mandolin and sings! Jim has another song on this album,"running days", the opening track w/accordion! ... plus The Rhythm Rockers, Psycho Gene and the Neons, Jem, Tug...; comes w/inner-sleeve w/ lyrics and band-infos printed;)
Colorado Folk (Biscuit City Enterprises) EX / EX U.S.'1973 110.00
(early 70's compilation of all Colorado Folkies/Singer-Songwriters ...all-acoustic performances w/guitars, banjo, mandolin, recorder... and sitar plus tablas rending eastern scents on the great "legend of the Washeen" by Dan Mc Crimmon, Mary Flower & Katy Moffatt  shake a bluesy barstool mood w/ "Old Jack Daniels (musta done me in again)"(!) w/12-string guitar magic 'n vibrating voices! ...other acts feat. Jim Ransom and a band called Grubstake (that has a version of "Grizzly Bear"!) ...great b&w card-board jacket having a picture of 'em snowy Rockies w/a surrealistic eye lurking in the white sky!)
Colorado Folk II (Biscuit City Enterprises) EX / VG++ U.S.'1974 110.00
(mid-70's compilation of all Colorado Folkies/Singer-Songwriters... all-acoustic performances w/guitars, banjo, mandolin, recorder... more Bluegrass oriented on B-side; w/a racing cover of the DEAD's "friend of the devil", Ruthie Allen takes a dive into fragile, melodic meres w/guitars, e-bass and her voice; other acts feat. Pete McCabe, Vince & Kathy and the City Limits Bluegrass Band; great b&w cardboard jacket w/ picture of snowed railway track into the Rockies;)
Contra Costa Country (Ground Floor) EX / EX U.S.'1982 55.00
(early 80's compilation album in nice, thick card-board FOC covering the californian Contra Costa Country- (Rock) scene w/bands/ acts like Ambush, Osage, The Silver Saddle Band, Larry Apple, Judy Fields... the latter gets assisted by David Grisman on mandolin; blue-vinyl orig. print;)
The Cool-Aid Benefit Album Vol.1 (Arthfor Special Products) M- / EX Can'1970 225.00
(RARE early 70's sampler covering the late 60's Vancouver Rock-scene w/acts/bands feat. MOCK DUCK, PAPA BEAR'S MEDICINE SHOW, SPRING, ROUTE NINE, BLACK SNAKE plus the utterly jangle-fevered 'n crash-bound melo-fuzz yielding "gardens and flowers" -track by HYDRO ELECTRIC STREETCAR!!)
Cornelia Street:the Songwriters Exchange (Stash) VG++ / EX / Cc. U.S.'1980 95.00
(Cornelia Street is a tiny one-block street in the heart of Greenwich Village, New York City; at the café of the same name there was poetry-reading 'n Folk-stringin' in the late 70's; this album documents that scene with acts like Rod MacDonald, Cliff Eberhardt, Michael Fracasso, Elliot Simon & Lucy Kaplanski, Martha P. Hogan...; a late 70's Coffehouse artefact, all acoustic w/ a special athmo-soothe! FOC w/lyrics 'n photos on inside;)
Crossroads (Elektra) EX / M- U.S.'1984 95.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of deluxe 3-Lp-box-set documenting the 60's white-Blues-acts released on the label! comes w/ HUGE (!!) booklet-insert w/one hell of a pile of pics 'n infos...;)
Crucible Two (Earlham Crucible) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1972 145.00
(2nd album on this label; the first one is entitled "Shaggy Joe"! early 70's local Indiana Coffee-house-Folk gathering, all acoustic-strumming w/local acts like Alan Rice who does a great rendition of U.K. traditional songs "The blacksmith", "Lark in the morning", "Mattie groves"...; rest is all orig. songs spawning a relaxed, sub-cult athmo-soothe, some have a chamber-typo air... performed by people whose names go like Steve Marks (his first name was Stephe on the previous album... he probably had to change it to avoid contractual probs..oops!) Charlie Bleak, Janet Erickson, Charles Coe...; more complex performance as on the previous release, many songs performed as a band; great b&w cover-art... a picture of a batik by Sue Hovorka)
The Days Of Wine & Vinyl (Warner Brothers) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. burbank-label-print of great compilation set presenting label-acts... John Hartford, The Youngbloods, Bobby Charles, Memphis Slim, Norman Greenbaum, Mickey Hart, Captain Beefheart, James Taylor, Jesse Winchester... etc... has some sheets w/photos & descrptive notes attached on the inside of FOC; the sleeve is a real impressive artofkhool!!!)
Definitiv Zürch 1976 Bis 1986 (Definitiv) M- / M- CH 65.00
(the swiss Zürich many-facetted musical scene from '76 to '86 bein' covered here...; rare stuff like Kleenex, Ladyshave, Domina and the Slaves (specially featured on an extra E.P. that comes w/ this package!!) Nasal Boys, Taxi, Yello, Zebra, Sperma...; FOC w/info to every band/act!)
Descubrimiento Del Tesoro Musical De Los Anos 70 (Apolo) EX / EX E'1978 110.00
(late 70's spanish compilation of Prog-Rock/Folk excursions by bands like Maquina, Musica Dispersa, Gualberto, Smash, Aqua de Regaliz...;)
The Detroit Folk Scene Vol. 1 (CLB Archive) EX / EX U.S.'197 125.00
(RARE early 70's U.S.print of excellent sampler covering the Detroit Coffee-House Folk-scene in the early 70's; feat. Ted Lucas performing "raga in "D" & "Anastasia" (both non-Lp tracks... talkin' 'bout his later release on "OM" here!) ...other acts/bands feat. Charlie Latimer & Paul Bowles (an album released on "sippin' lizard prod." in 1970!) Phil Marcus Esser & Chalk Circus, Custer's Last Band doin' a Ted Lucas song that runs by the title of "hello operator", Andy Cohen  whose "send me to the electric chair" is wailin' southern-rootin' Country-Blues w/snotty Country Joe/Van Ronk typo sub-cult sleaze!... this vinyl-dude reeks w/ artefact stayns!)
The Devil's Music (Red Lightning) M- / EX U.K.'198 55.00
(double-set packed w/premier black Blues-Classics; one disc has the gems of Mississippi and Memphis Blues (Sam Chatmon, Big Joe Williams, Mose Vinson, Sonny Blake, Laura Dukes...; the other contains Chicago Blues (The Aces, Billy Boy Arnold, Joe Carter, Edith Wilson...;)this was a television series (BBC) and was first transmitted in '76; GREAT FOC w/descriptive lines and photos of the artists on the  inner fold;)
Double Booked (W4) M- / M- U.K.'1977 65.00
(rare sampler covering the late 70's Corwall scene feat acts like Brainiac 5, Beaver, Shuffle, Creepin' Jane, The Rats, Sensible Shoes, Double Vision... label-name is derived from a Pub in Truro, Cornwall where many of above acts (well I guess all of 'em!?) were bustin' out over weekends... the William IV Pub!)
Down On Broadway And Main (Red Lighning) M / M U.K.'1987 42.00
(80's U.K. compilation set documenting the R&B movements in St.Louis in the 50's & early 60's of the 20th century; Willie King, Screamin' Joe Neal, Little Miss Jessie(!) The Earthworms, Johnny Lee Williams, Little Aaron, Benny Sharp; most informative liners on back cover plus cool pics;)
Early L.A. (Together) M / M- U.S.'1968 125.00
(lost material by THE BYRDS, DAVID CROSBY, DINO VALENTI... and the whole B-side has CANNED HEAT whipping the post w/ a killer 10:34 jamm called "first time around" ...superb sound quality & in TOP shape! promo-print!)
Electric Monster Rock Show (Liberty) VG++ / VG+ D'1969 Sold
(german late 60's double-compilation set feat. tracks by Canned Heat, Aynsley Dunbar Retaliation, Johnny Winter, Krokodil, Amon Düül II, The Can, Floating Bridge, Fantasy, Doldinger's Motherhood, High Tide...; FOC w/albums (the tracks are taken from) pictured on inner-fold;)
Electric Muse (A Story Of Folk Into Rock) (Island) EX / EX U.K.'1975 95.00
(orig. U. K. print of deluxe 4-lp box-set with most informative booklet rending documentary on the british point of view how Folk-music emerged into Rock ... from early skiffle-rags by Alan Lomax and The Ramblers, Leadbelly's  "the galloes pole" via The Dubliners and The Chieftains (the irish way) to Hedgehog Pie, Morris On, Gryphon, Pentange, Shirley Collins, John Martyn, Jackson C. Frank, Davey Graham, Roy Harper ... to Fairport Conventiom, Traffic, Steeley Span, Jack The Lad, Lindisfarne, Mr. Fox,  Mike and Lal Waterson plus many others ... too many to mention!)
Electronic Toys (Q.D.K.Media) M / M D'1996 42.00
(mid-90's german limited press of a retrospective of 70's Synthesizer sounds feat. Acts like Ron Geesin, Berry Lipman, Dave Vorhaus, Heinz Funk, Steve Gray, Mladen Franko, Brian Bennett, Cecil Canterburn... etc.; FOC w/cute, bare-boob-chica;)
Elektrock - The Sixties (Elektra) EX / M- / Co. U.S.'1985 95.00
(mid-80's U.S. release of deluxe 4-Lp-box-set documenting the 60's Rock-acts released on the label! comes HUGE (!!) booklet-insert w/one hell of a pile of pics 'n infos...;)

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