Folk A

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
The 98% American Mom & Apple Pie 1929 Crash Band
Lee Hazlewood Presents (LHI) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1968 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of wacko-Jugband sounds w/loose honky tonkin' moods w/piano, autoharp, kazoo, guitar, drums...; arranged & produced by Lee Hazlewood, owner of the label;)
Acrobat Same (TMI) VG+ / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(from Memphis hails this fine melodic, Folk-rockin' quintet; C. S. N. & Y. typo harmony-sails, dense acoustic/electric mix w/lofty string-arrangements, piano, slide 'n violin soloing; ...has a similar air as Muske & Raths! ...another GREAT David Mayo production... and for an exception no Steve Cropper involvement! the sleeve has yet to make it into some cover-art book!!)
Edip Akbairam Bosu Bosuna (Zümrüt) M / M Turkey'197 Sold
(rare cassette-only (?) release of early 70's(?) album by turkish artist; Psychedelic Rock heaven w/ crystal eastern beads, wah-fuzz lead guitar delyte...; sung in native tongue;)
The Albion Band Rise Up Like The Sun (Harvest) VG++ / EX U.K.'1978 28.00*
(late 70's Progressive Celtic-Folk-Rock feat. Simon Nicol, Dave Mattacks ...and as guests Kate McGarrigle, Linda Thompson and Martin Carthy;)
Shuffle Off! (Spindrift) EX / EX U.K.'1983 28.00*
(early 80's Progressive Celtic-Folk-Rock feat. Simon Nicol, Dave Mattacks, Ashley Hutchings... actual name for this lp is Albion Dance Band;)
The Wild Side Of Town (Celtic Music) EX / EX U.K.'1987 34.00*
(late 80's Progressive Celtic-Folk-Rock feat. Ashley Hutchings and Chris Baines; w/insert;)
Under The Rose (Spindrift) M- / M- U.K.'1984 34.00*
(mid-80's Progressive Celtic-Folk-Rock feat. Ashley Hutchings...)
Under The Rose (Spindrift) EX / EX U.K.'1984 28.00*
(mid-80's Progressive Celtic-Folk-Rock feat. Ashley Hutchings...;)
Albrecht, Roley & Moore Gentle Flowing Feeling (White Horse) VG++ / EX U.S.'1977 65.00
(later down the line w/more complex, melodic sound feat. John Michael Talbot on banjo & dobro, Al Perkins on pedal-steel...; remake of the great "further up & further in" from their earlier album on "airborn rec."; has the lyrics-inner-sleeve; white-vinyl press;)
The Alfred Packer Memorial String Band
Friends For Lunch (No Label) M- / M- U.S.'1984 55.00
(local Kansas release of playful, good-timey, Hillbilly Hipster Folk rangin' from bozo-antique Square-Dance thrills to ol' continent-elizabethan-chamber-loom, queer cowboy ballads, banjo-Pop rumbles, lots of rootsy ingredients from the british isles; recorded LIVE at Ramona Studios in Kansas; great cover to boot its contents;)
Aliotta,Haynes,Jeremiah Lake Shore Drive (Big Foot) VG++ / EX U.S.'197 110.00
(rustic West-Coast vybed Folk-Rock sailin' fro' w/great harmonies, dense acoustic/electric mix, boss production; actually a compilation w/mostly remixed tracks from their earlier albums plus that haunting title-track that  to my ears defines the term of magical, airy West-Coast groove w/that almost ethereal flow! cover of Dylan's "long time gone" (based on a vintage Ledbetter song)
Lake Shore Drive (Big Foot) EX / EX U.S.'197 125.00
(rustic West-Coast vybed Folk-Rock sailin' fro' w/great harmonies, dense acoustic/electric mix, boss production; actually a compilation w/mostly remixed tracks from their earlier albums plus that haunting title-track that  to my ears defines the term of magical, airy West-Coast groove w/that almost ethereal flow! cover of Dylan's "long time gone" (based on a vintage Ledbetter song)
Same (Ampex) EX / VG++ U.S.'1971 52.00
(orig. print of this fine early 70's rustic West-Coast vybed Folk-Rock; some trax from this got remixed later on and appeared on "Lake Shore Drive"! great harmonies, dense acoustic/electric mix, boss production;  cover of Dylan's "long time gone", ace remake of Ledbetter's "when I was a cowboy"; FOC w/lyrics on inside;)
Amazing Blondel Mulgrave Street (DJM) EX / EX U.K.'1974 52.00*
(orig. U.K. print pressed on virgin vinyl (i.e. you can see your hand thru' the disc when holding it against the light) ...quality Folk-Rock w/trad. progressions and Paul Kossof plays lead on 1 track;)
America Hat Trick (Warner Brothers) EX / VG++ U.S.'1973 28.00*
(U.S-print w/inner-sleeve of early-70's release;)
Holiday (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.K.'1974 28.00*
(U.K. print w/inner-sleeve of mid-70's release;)
Homecoming (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. green label U.S. print in nice tri-fold jacket!  incl. "Ventura highway"; among their best efforts!)
Homecoming (Warner Brothers) M- / M- Can'1972 28.00*
(canadian reprint from the 70's; non-FOC; incl. "Ventura highway";)
Homecoming (Warner Brothers) EX / EX D'1972 36.00*
(nice german 2nd print (in tri-fold sleeve) from the 70's; incl. "Ventura Highway";)
Same (Warner Brothers) M- / M- D'1972 34.00*
(german reprint from the 70's; incl."a horse with no name"; printed sticker on fron cover; comes with orig. german single (w group-photo pic-sleeve!) containing "horse with no name" + "sandman" (both LP-tracks)
Your Move (Capitol) M- / M- F'1983 28.00*
(french orig. print of early 80's album;)
Ancient Future Natural Rhythms (Philo) M / M- U.S.'1981 75.00
(2nd album by californian World-Ethno combo jammin' along w/ frogs(!) in the Valley of the Moon in Sonoma County!... there's a live improvisation between zither and pacific tree frogs!... other tracks feat. balinese rice paddy frogs; instruments include gamelan instruments, classical guitar, kukul, tablas, esraj, sarod, violin, flute, cymbal...; great cover showin' 'em froggies a-jammin'!)
Visions Of A Peaceful Planet (World Fusion Music) M- / M- U.S.'1980 110.00
(label gives the hint to the dimension contained here...; all-acoustic ripples of eastern-spiced ethno-meanders w/guitars, sitar, esraj, flute, tablas, cymbal, irish harp, sarod, tanpura, zither;... its organic soil keeps away from the usual blue-eyed-we-got-a-message-kind of venture; local California press housed in beauty card-board jacket;)
Casey Anderson Casey Sings Out (Urania) EX / EX U.S.'196 75.00
(mid-60's orig. U.S. release by black singer/guitarist cutting it into americana-Folk soil w/ numbers like "muleskinner blues", "the midnight special", "old man river", "rovin gambler", "ox-driving song"...; full radiating voice w/help from Art Ryerson on guitar 'n banjo, Sandy Block(b) ...drums either by Phil Krauss or Bunny Shaker; rare item on this small label out of New Jersey;)
Ange Le Cimetière Des arlequins (Philips) VG+ / VG+ F'1974 42.00*
(fine melodic Prog-Folk from France in the mid-70's, floaty tapestries, myth-weavin' secundary sphere paint; acoustic/electric lanes w/flute, organ, mellotron, special effects, bass and vocs...; nice FOC;)
Au-Delà Du Délire (Philips) EX / VG++ F'1974 38.00*
(fine melodic Prog-Folk from France in the mid-70's, floaty tapestries, myth-weavin' secundary sphere paint; w/insert-sheet;)
Ankomst Utstein Kloster Same (FX) EX / EX NO'1985 65.00
(mid-80's norwegian medieval-Folk-release  based on songs of monks from the 18th century w/ DEATH as a main theme; solemn, sombre chorals fronted  by oscillating female lead-voice w/guitars, organ, synth, mandolin...; all sung in native tongue; w/inner-bag)
Appaloosa Same (Columbia) EX / EX Can'1969 SOLD
(orig. canadian 360-label print of simply amazing West-Coast-Folk-Rock masterpiece produced by Al Kooper who also contributes some of his playing skills! rustic Chamber-magic w/strings 'n brass... subtle flows on canvas of dreamy vision, haunting violin leads by Robin Batteau (John Parker Compton & his companion released another fine thing some time later as COMPTON & BATTEAU!!) Charlie Calello's orchestration on "now that I want you" is next to sublime ...just like the soundtrack to some elevated, lysergick mardi-gras!! Fred Lipsius' alto-sax tone on "Georgia Street" appears as another marvel, blowin' thru' ethereal gravel w/ the warmth of earthy pastel; songs bloomin' w/ the glance of instant one-take romance! ...among the most convincing 60's releases and made to enhance!! w/insert-sheet;)
Same (CBS) VG++ / EX D'1969 75.00
(orig. german orange-label  print of simply amazing West-Coast-Folk-Rock masterpiece produced by Al Kooper who also contributes some of his playing skills! rustic Chamber-magic w/strings 'n brass... subtle flows on canvas of dreamy vision, haunting violin leads by Robin Batteau (John Parker Compton & his companion released another fine thing some time later as COMPTON & BATTEAU!!) Charlie Calello's orchestration on "now that I want you" is next to sublime... just like the soundtrack to some elevated, lysergick mardi-gras!! Fred Lipsius' alto-sax tone on "Georgia Street" appears as another marvel, blowin' thru' ethereal gravel w/ the warmth of earthy pastel; songs bloomin' w/ the glance of instant one-take romance! ...among the most convincing 60's releases and made to enhance!! w/insert-sheet;)
Same (Columbia) EX / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1969 65.00
(orig. U.S. 360-label print of simply amazing West-Coast-Folk-Rock masterpiece produced by Al Kooper who also contributes some of his playing skills! rustic Chamber-magic w/strings 'n brass... subtle flows on canvas of dreamy vision, haunting violin leads by Robin Batteau(John Parker Compton & his companion released another fine thing some time later as COMPTON & BATTEAU!!) Charlie Calello's orchestration on "now that I want you" is next to sublime... just like the soundtrack to some elevated,lysergick mardi-gras!! Fred Lipsius' alto-sax tone on "Georgia street" appears as another marvel, blowin' thru' ethereal gravel w/ the warmth of earthy pastel; songs bloomin' w/ the glance of instant one-take romance!... among the most convincing 60's releases and made to enhance!! w/insert-sheet;)
Dan Ar Bras Terre Nouvelle (Gamma) EX / EX Can'197 75.00
(canadian print in FOC of drifty Prog-Folk-Rock w/spacey Sympho approach; Dave Pegg plays bass, Emmanuelle Parrenin fondles the hurdy-gurdy, rafts of piano, flute, synth, organ, percussion...; recorded in France and released on Hexagone there;)
Aram Arakelian Ensemble The Oud (Carlton) EX / EX U.S.'196 125.00
(early 60's orig. U.S. MONO release of magical oud-sounds performed by a true master on the instrument; a fascinating 'n subtle confluence of eastern 'n western rhythm-patterns appearing on some songs; the recording quality is supreme as no "electronic limiters" were used; this Carlton record is "handcrafted" as it features a true balance achieved through the unique & costly policy of permitting only "hand-mixing and re-recording techniques"!)
The Ardoin Family Orchestra With Dewie Balfa
A Couple Of Cajuns (Sonet) EX / EX U.K.'1981 28.00*
(fine example for ol' Cajun French culture w/zydeco twist; liners by Sam Charters who also produced;)
Arkadas Live In Poland (Dolunay) EX / EX CH'1986 55.00
(turkish Ethno-groove-lyter w/saz & sax cruisin' thru' the kasbah, native vocals, longish slopes filled w/ well executed organic trance 'n jammin' grits, plenty o' percussion, flute, guitars... all-acoustic w/ some e-bass; feat. Co Streiff; live recording and autographed on back-cover;)
Same (Dolunay) EX / EX CH'1984 Sold
(turkish Ethno-groove-lyter w/saz & sax cruisin' thru' the kasbah, native vocals, longish slopes filled w/ well executed organic trance 'n jammin' grits, plenty o' percussion, flute, guitars.. all-acoustic w/ some e-bass; feat. Co Streiff; recorded during a full-moon night in the year of Orwell;)
Chet Atkins Finger Pickin' Good (RCA) EX / VG++ U.S.'1972 36.00*
(blue-label print;incl. "blowin' in the wind","wheels")
Au Go-Go Singers They Call Us (Roulette) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'196 110.00
(vocal-group gathering in the early 60's feat. Richie Furay & Stephen Stills!! Folk-tunes à l'americain w/ great version of "high flying bird" feat Stills as lead-singer!rare piece in dynamic Mono!)

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