Folk C

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
The Ian Campbell Folk Group The Rights Of Man (Elektra) VG+ / VG+(+) U.S.'196 65.00

(orig. U.S. mono print w/gold label of ringin' Trad-U.K. Folk swarmer from the mid 60's; feat. Dave Swarbrick on fiddle and the radiating, lovely voice of Lorna Campbell; w/autoharp, mandolin, banjo 'n guitars; incl. the haunting "death come easy", "dirty old town";)

The Captain Matchbox Whoopee Band
Smoke Dreams (Esp-Disk) SS / SS / Co. U.S.'1973 75.00

(early 70's spawn on this U.S. 60's counter-Cult label; joyously stoned good-timey Jug-band venture w/ guitars, tea-chest bass, piano, pedal-organ, harmonica, kazoo, banjo, mandolin, spooky effects... and I thought I've heard a hog snore... well, if you look for non-psychedelic music and reelin' pre-mature-reefer zahr-kazzm ... with this, you may hit to the core! FOC and 'em guys pictured on inside; thick but ruff vinyl press (yess, you can sense it thru' the seal!!) oh, it may be played on a quadro equipment...for definite (?) aural experience!!)

Dave Capus Hour Of The Wolf/Dream Child (Raydar) / EX U.S.'197 Sold

(pretty obscure U.S. single from the 70's; A-side is outlaw-fever-dungeon bred rural Folk-Rock w/ renegade fuzz-guitar leads; B-side is dreamy Folk fraught w/pastoral daisy scents;)


Bob Carey The Soul Of Folk... (20th Century Fox) VG++ / EX U.S.'196 75.00

(early-to-mid-60's orig. MONO print of all-covers sung by black singer/guitarist Carey playin' w/Erik Darling in a band called The Tarriers ( before); Bob has a deep, vibrating voice w/a  Pelvis-humming in the undertow; covers include "Stella's got a new dress" (Gibson/Camp) "the writing on the wall" (Gibson-Silverstein) and plenty of trad-adapted americana Folk acres such as "twelve gates to the city", "red apple juice"...; sprasely arranged (acoustic guitar 'n bass) plus a haunting femme gospel-typo backin' on some selections;)

Johnny Cash At San Quentin (CBS) EX / VG+(+) U.K.'1969 32.00*

(orig. U.K. print of this GREAT late-60's Live-album; ...a really captivating performance!)



Get Rhythm (Sun) EX / EX U.S.'197 34.00*

(70's U.S. reprint w/yellow label; incl. title track, "you win again", "mean eyed cat", "Luther's boogie",)



Hello,I'm Johnny Cash (CBS) VG++ / VG++ U.K.'196 22.00

(late 60's release(?) as a U.K. orig. print; incl. "If I were a carpenter";)


Johnny 99 (CBS) EX / EX NL'1983 22.00

(early 80's release; incl. "god bless Robert E.Lee", "highway Patrolman";)


Ring Of Fire (CBS) EX / VG++ U.K.'1963 34.00*

(orig. U.K.compilation from the early 60's; organge-label 'n laminated sleeve;)


Rockabilly Blues (CBS) EX / EX NL'1980 22.00

(co-produced by Nick Lowe; w/inner-sleeve;)


Silver (CBS) VG++ / EX NL'1979 22.00

(late 70's effort feat. Ricky Scaggs; incl. "ghostriders in the sky", "cocaine blues"...;)


Starpprtrait (CBS) EX / VG++ NL'1971 34.00*

(orig. holland double-compilation-set in FOC;)


Story Songs Of TheTrains & Rivers (Sun) EX / VG++ U.K.'1969 28.00*

(orig. U.K. print; incl. "the wreck of the old 97", "big river", "blue trains" ...;)


The Baron (CBS) EX / EX NL'1981 22.00

(early 80's release;incl. "the reverend Mr. Black", "Chattanooga City limit sign";)


The Johnny Cash Show (CBS) EX / EX U.K.'1970 32.00*

(orig. U.K. print of this live album recorded at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville; w/orchestration plus the background voices of the Statler Brothers and The Carter Family!)



The World Of Johnny Cash (CBS) EX / EX U.K.'1970 28.00*

(orig. U.K. double-compilation-set in FOC;)


Welcome To Europe (CBS) EX / EX NL'1975 28.00*

(orig. green-label holland-print of mid-70's compilation album... startin off w/"Folsom Prison blues" ...and closes w/ "I walk the line";)



America - A 200 Year Salute In Story & Song (CBS) EX / VG++ U.K.'1972 52.00*
(orig. U.K. print of early 70's effort dedicated to the U.S.A. in story 'n song! starring Carl Perkins, Chuck Cochrane, Norman Blake, Charlie McCoy...; nice FOC with comments on the songs.)
Michael Cassidy Nature's Secret (Golden Lotus) EX / VG++ U.S.'1977 75.00

(late 70's orig. U.S. release of Organik/Spiritual vybed West-Coast Folk-Rock drifts w/dreamy melodic splash... electric/acoustic guitars, flute, cello, percussion (congas 'n tablas) keyboards, banjo, femme back-ups...; "spirit of reason" is shaky Rock-out w/fuzz-guitar drones 'n airy mellotron/keyboard-effects!! this album has also been released on the french Gopal Records label in '79 (w/different sleeve) ...has an insert sheet;)

Centering Center For Truth (Rexius) M- / VG++ U.S.'197 Sold

(mid-70's privat-press from Oregon; simple guit-stringin' w/femme/male vocs, communal hippie vibes w/ spiritual overtones; come in b&w mandala-card-board-jacket;)


Bryan Chalker's New Frontier Same (Chapter 1) VG++ / EX U.K.'1972 52.00

(early 70's U.K. Country- (Folk) piece by a tight unit w/strong lead-vocs! instruments include an electric lute, acoustic /electric guitars, oboe, mouth-organ, steel-guitar, string bass 'n jaws-harp; most notable is the steel-pedal work throughout the album,  especially on the GREAT version of "Me and Bobby McGee", all ballads w/some trad. delving... solid stuff!)

Charlie Cool Quartet Same (No Label) EX / EX U.K.'198 55.00

(80's cassette-only release of Good-Timey Folk khool feat. Clive Palmer on clarinet, Tim Wellard on guitar  ...plus piano, accordion, bass 'n occasional vocs; covers of "petite fleur", "pennies from heaven", Gershwin's "summertime", "Mott the operator", 2 yiddish tunes...;)

Charmer Another Southern Summer (Lunatunes) M- / EX U.S.'1986 75.00

(5th album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana;breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs w/addition of femme vocs creatin an airy Pop edge;back-porch,sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, autoharp 'n percussion accompaniments; comes w/promo-photo insert and has the lyrics-inner-bag;)


From The Cradle To The Grave (Lunatunes) M / M- U.S.'1984 95.00

(third album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs w/addition of femme vocs creatin an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, violin, drums & keyboards accompaniments; comes w/RARE 4-track privat-press E.P. by Dudley-Brian Smith (a member of Charmer) plus promo-kit-insert;)


Living In The Mainstream (Lunatunes) M / M- U.S.'1988 65.00

(6th album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk (Rock)-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs w/addition of femme vocs creatin an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, mandolin 'n percussion accompaniments; w/lyrics-inner-bag;)


Living In The Mainstream (Lunatunes) SS / SS U.S.'1988 75.00

(6th album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk (Rock) -stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs w/addition of femme vocs creatin an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, mandolin 'n percussion accompaniments;)


Must Be The Gypsy (Rapides) M / M- U.S.'1981 75.00

(second album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs creatin an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, bottleneck, drums & keyboards accompaniments; tasty lead-e-guitar on title-track;)


Only The Wind (Rapides) M / M- U.S.'1980 75.00

(first album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs creatin' an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, drums, cello & piano accompaniments;)



Voices:Dancing In The Dust..and Whistling An Ancient Tune! (Lunatunes) M / M U.S.'1985 75.00

(4th album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs w/addition of femme vocs creatin an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, violin, drums & keyboards accompaniments; comes w/promo/press-kit for insert;)


Voices:Dancing In The Dust..and Whistling An Ancient Tune! (Lunatunes) SS / SS U.S.'1985 95.00

(4th album by this Southern U.S. trio from Louisiana; breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs w/addition of femme vocs creatin an airy Pop edge; back-porch, sun-lit rustic vibes w/bass, violin, drums & keyboards accompaniments; comes w/RARE 4-track privat-press E. P. by Dudley- Brian Smith (a member of Charmer) plus promo-kit-insert;)

Clifton Chenier And His Red Hot Louisiana Band
I'm Here! (Alligator) EX / EX U.S.'1982 32.00*

(early 80's U.S. print of classic southern U.S. Zydeco/Cajun-Swamp rooter by this hot-blooded accordion man;)



I'm Here! (Sonet) M / M U.K.'1982 38.00*

(early 80's U.S. print of classic southern U.S. Zydeco/Cajun-Swamp rooter by this hot-blooded accordion man;)


The Clifton Chenier Band Cajun Swamp Music Live (Tomato) EX / EX U.S.'1977 42.00*

(late 70's double-set laden w/fiery Cajun-swamp grooves recorded live at the Montreux Festival in Switzerland; FOC w/liners by Robert Palmer;)


The Chieftains Boil The Breakfast Early (CBS) EX / EX NL'1979 32.00*

(late 70's effort by  irish Trad-Folk minstrels...; a deep dive down 'to rootsy acres! holland press;)



Music From "Ballad Of The Irish Horse" (Shanachie) M / M U.S.'1985 36.00*

(mid-80's effort by  irish Trad-Folk minstrels...; a deep dive down 'to rootsy acres w/horses for theme; all songs composed by Paddy Moloney who also produced; w/orchestrations;)


Chil Rhubarby Feeling (Black Rills) M / M CH'1997 75.00

(limited 'n numbered reprint of 100 copies of this fairly stoned early 70's Basement-Folk spookery that is actually the music to the movie of the same name! ...imagine the guys from Stone Harbor 'n Tyroannosaurus Rex tryin' to steal the stuffed alligator outta Bruhin's back-yard while the janitor of Markheim teases the apes w/rotten grapes...;)

Tom Church Mixed Emotions (Fretless) VG++ / EX U.S.'1978 52.00

(mix-bag of back-porch Country-Folk w/steel-pedal swayin' ("bitter tears") & loungy, jazzy Fusion-Folk-(Rock) w/femme/male lead-vocs; full-band backin' feat. acoustic- /e-guitars, e-bass, sax 'n flute, banjo, mandolin, fiddle, dobro, keyboards...; comes in nice "portrait-wreath" card-board-jacket; Philo Records sub label release;)

The City Folk Here Come... (20th Century Fox) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1964 42.00

(DJ-copy of rare mid-60's Folk-stringer piece w/dynamic femme/male voc-treats by U.S. Trio; cover of "summertime", "scarlet ribbons", "sinner man";)


Clannad Magical Ring (RCA) EX / EX D'1983 28.00*

(early 80's effort by irish Trad-Folk quintet;)


Same (Philips) EX / EX Ire'1973 65.00*

(first album as irish first print by this renowned Folk-(Rock) quintet feat. Brennanns 'n Duggans; femme lead-vocs, harp, flute, percussion, guitars, piano...; many a traditional acre bein' tread plus a beauty version of "morning dew"!)


Clark-Hutchinson A=MH2 (Sire) EX / EX U.S.'1969 65.00

(fantastic eastern trance-form jammer-venture w/proto world/ethno fragmentary ripplings... flamenco, russian pholkah-squayre-daynce 'n western classical stayns... treated as the chyld's been borne... no electronic trickery, wizardry... just these magical fingers w/bass 'n drums accompaniments plus organ, piano, flute 'n alto sax...; a stone CLASSIC & of archetypal nature as these lines serve for inspyration for many a candidate gettin' ready for the plunge! U.S. orig. print in NICE shape!)


A=MH2 (Sire) M- / M- U.S.'1969 75.00

(fantastic eastern trance-form jammer-venture w/proto world/ethno fragmentary ripplings... flamenco, russian pholkah-squayre-daynce 'n western classical stayns... treated as the chyld's been borne... no electronic trickery, wizardry... just these magical fingers w/bass 'n drums accompaniments plus organ, piano, flute 'n alto sax...; a stone CLASSIC & of archetypal nature as these lines serve for inspyration for many a candidate gettin' ready for the plunge! U.S. orig. print in NICE shape!)


A=MH2 (Decca Nova) EX / VG++ U.K.'1969 Sold

(fantastic eastern trance-form jammer-venture w/proto world/ethno fragmentary ripplings... flamenco, russian pholkah-squayre-daynce 'n western classical stayns.... treated as the chyld's been borne... no electronic trickery, wizardry... just these magical fingers w/bass 'n drums accompaniments plus organ, piano, flute 'n alto sax...; a stone CLASSIC & of archetypal nature as these lines serve for inspyration for many a candidate gettin' ready for the plunge! blue-silver stereo label;)


A=MH2 (Nova) VG++ / VG++ D'1970 52.00

(fantastic eastern trance-form jammer-venture w/proto world/ethno fragmentary ripplings... flamenco, russian pholkah-squayre-daynce 'n western classical stayns... treated as the chyld's been borne... no electronic trickery, wizardry... just these magical fingers w/bass 'n drums accompaniments plus organ, piano, flute 'n alto sax...; a stone CLASSIC & of archetypal nature as these lines serve for inspyration for many a candidate gettin' ready for the plunge! german orig. print;)

Cobble Mountain Band Same (Singlebrook) VG++ / EX U.S.'1979 65.00

(late 70's U.S. melodic Country-Folk-(Rock) w/steel-pedal, fiddle, ...Arlo Guthrie feat. As guest-musician; great version of "cotton eyed Joe", ...the whole thing reeks w/loose, southern U.S. back-porch moods!)


Willie Cochrane Sounds Of Scotland/Part One (Super Scot) EX / EX U.K.'1980 42.00*

(early 80's release of trad scottish heritage by Pipe Major Willie Cochrane... see him dressed in full gear on front cover; ...if you look for bag-pipes, jigs, marches 'n reels don't buy this record unless you look for bag- pipes, jigs, marches 'n reels...)

Linda Cohen Angel Alley (Tomato) EX / EX U.S.'197 55.00

(late 70's (?) release by lady guitarist gone w/drifty, ethereal ripples o' instrumental sound, a baroque feel w/ solemn tension 'n grace, sparse ozz-cyllating effects from electronic instruments designed 'n built by Craig Anderton who also plays a prepared piano and produced; beauty cover-art;)


Lake Of Light (Poppy) SS / SS / Cc. U.S.'1973 75.00

(2nd  release by lady guitarist gone w/drifty, ethereal ripples o' instrumental sound, a baroque feel w/ solemn tension 'n grace, ozz-cyllating effects created by theremin, synth, modulator, electronic, celeste, mini-moog, flute, piano, trumpet....; of a more complex nature than her previous album; the electronic instruments are designed 'n built by Craig Anderton; comes in odd sleeve that is still sealed!)


Lake Of Light (Poppy) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1973 65.00

(2nd release by lady guitarist gone w/drifty, ethereal ripples o' instrumental sound, a baroque feel w/ solemn tension 'n grace, ozz-cyllating effects created by theremin, synth, modulator, electronics, celeste, mini-moog, flute, piano, trumpet...; of a more complex nature than her previous album; the electronic instruments are designed 'n built by Craig Anderton; comes in odd sleeve;)


Leda (Poppy) M- / M- U.S.'1972 SOLD

(early 70's U.S. release by lady guitarist gone w/drifty, ethereal ripples o' instrumental sound, a baroque feel w/ solemn tension 'n grace, ozz-cyllating effects created by theremin, synth, modulator, electronics, celeste, autoharp...; the electronic instruments are designed 'n built by Craig Anderton; housed in nice card-board jacket w/ classic "Leda 'n swan" motive; promo-sticker on front;)


Leda (Poppy) SS / SS / Cc. U.S.'1972 75.00

(early 70's U.S. release by lady guitarist gone w/drifty, ethereal ripples o' instrumental sound, a baroque feel w/ solemn tension 'n grace, ozz-cyllating effects created by theremin, synth, modulator, electronic, celeste, autoharp...; the electronic instruments are designed 'n built by Craig Anderton; housed in nice card-board jacket w/classic "Leda 'n swan" motive;)

The Coloroado River Gold Mining Company
The Giving Tree (Rainbow) VG++ / VG+(+) U.S.'1973 95.00

(early 70's californian Folk-stringin' lady w/celestial-vibrating, mellow voice and a an acoustic guitar; her name is Collie Ryan and this is her first album; beauty color-painting on front of card-board jacket; lyrics printed on the back cover;)


Indian Harvest (Rainbow) EX / EX U.S.'1973 95.00

(early 70's californian Folk-stringin' lady w/celestial-vibrating, mellow voice and a an acoustic guitar; her name is Collie Ryan and this is her 2nd album w/theme on U.S. native indian culture 'n myths... yields some haunting feathers outta organic/comsic quiver!; beauty color-painting on front of card-board jacket; lyrics printed on the back cover;)


Takin' Your Turn 'round The Corner Of Day (Rainbow) EX / EX U.S.'1973 95.00

(early 70's californian Folk-stringin' lady w/celestial-vibrating, mellow voice and a an acoustic guitar; her name is Collie Ryan and this is her 3rd album; beauty color-painting on front of card-board jacket; lyrics printed on the back cover; she should have done an album together w/Bobby Brown!!)

Compton & Batteau In California (Columbia) M / M- U.S.'1970 110.00

(top rated West-Coast Folk-Rock wonder graced w/haunting violin lines by Robin Batteau, easy flowing songs w/ relaxed vibes 'n captivating moods, shreds of the title-track bridges songs over w/sound gimmickeries & narrations; exquisite steel-pedal work by Rusty Young; Randy Meisner & Jim Messina helpin' out; the production is sublime as it keeps the whole to  genuinely natural, rustic sceneries; John Parker Compton's lead-voice reveals the dreamy ponder-mental yearn of an americana country-boy's hipster heart! this is post APPALOOSA (also on Columbia) release and whenever I put this on something's bound to come out at ease! still sealed, uncut original print!!)


In California (Columbia) / EX U.S.'1970 24.00

(U.S. white-label promo single w/stereo & mono version of title-track from the album of the same name!)


Comus First Utterance (Beo) EX / EX A'198 42.00

(Euro-reprint from the 80's of this rare early 70's U.K. eccentric Prog-Folk album orig. released on the Dawn label! 6-&12-string guit-strummin', acoustic/electric maps w/slide (bass-slide too)violins, flute, oboe...;  myth-weaver,fairy-flattered witchseason strollin'... a trippy walpurgis thru' 'shroom baked mynd strokes w/ wild vocs and bent pokes;)

Mike Cooper Do I Know You? (Dawn) EX / EX U.K.'1970 Sold

(U.K. rootsy acoustic 12-string-guitar Folk-Blues raspin' w/zonko slide runs, good-timey Jug-band colors and off-beat junko-loner strayns w/ poetic drifter-charm; w/ additional vocals by Poor Little Anne(?) 'n Harry Miller strings the double bass; comes in nice FOC; orig. orange label-print!)

Phil Cooper & Kirk Chilton Hawk In The Morn (Depot) EX / EX U.S.'1981 75.00

(early 80's U.S. release on privat label out of Illinois; traditional irish/scottish Folk acres performed on guitars, bowed psaltery, viola 'n violin, concertina, hammered dulcimer... w/femme back-up vocs; cover version of Bob Pegg's "dancing song"; nice card-board jacket w/neat "cottage-pencil drawing" on front; autographed by Phil!)

Cornbread Same (Dungeon) EX / EX U.S.'1976 75.00

(mid-70's local Oklahoma weed-hipster Jugband 5-piece rollin' down w/good-timey bluegrassy, western-swingin', pickin', stringin', fiddlin' ...w/ guitars, banjo, steel, dobro, washboard 'n washtub; flickers o' southern U.S. bayou-swayer moods... a joyous spree deliverin' the goods! totally home-made looking card-board cover w/ pictures of the guys on back; no-way connected with the other Cornbread on Mega-Records!)

Djalma Corrêa Música Popular Brasileira Contemporânea (Philips) EX / EX BR'1978 75.00

(late 70's release from Brazil; ethnic percussions brewings w/guitars, flute, piano, violins 'n voices; dense patterns and quality production;)


County Line Same (No Label) EX / EX U.K.'198 22.00

(orig. cassette-only (?)release of fine 80's Folk sounds by british combo;)

Eric & Kathryn Cowan Long Through Time (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'1983 Sold

(80's cassette-only (?) release of fine Folk-Rock sparklin' w/ ethereal/ rusto-lounge scents, drifty athmo-soothe; Eric & Kathryn had a band called TOUCHSTONE who released a very fine vinyl album in 1978 entitled "runes" on a local Virginia label!!)


Cowboy Jazz That's What We Like About The West (Rounder) VG++ / EX U.S.'1981 34.00*

(U.S. Maryland sextet w/femme lead-vocs deliverin a hooky bag of swingin' Jazz w/slippery syncopation & great (!) tricky harmonies... using traditional Country 'n Western gear... fiddle, pedal-steel-guitar 'n acoustic guitars... covers of Cab Calloway's "Nagasaki", Hank Williams' "hey good looking", ...plus originals;)

Crab Tunes Noggins (Warner Brothers/Raccoon) EX / M- U.S.'1971 Sold

(early 70's U.S. promo-label-print of Free-Form-jammin' hipster-Folk by YOUNGBLOODS-members feat. Banana, Joe Bauer, Michael Kane, Bill Mitchell & Earthquake; guitar, pianos, bass, drums, sax, harp... and a rather intoxicatin' mood kindlin' 'em jammin' sparks; all instra-mental;)

Crawpatch Trailer Park Weekend (Peabody) VG++ / EX U.S.'1979 75.00

(late 70's U.S. privat release of long-haired Hipster-Country-Folk grits w/good-timey Jug band vibes; ...guitars, banjo, mandolin, piano, organ, dobro, washboard, male/femme lead-vocs; cover of Bobby Charles' "Tennessee Blues", Hank Williams' "picture from life's other side"; simple home-made looking card-board sleeve showin' the bunch w/family 'n friends on front-cover;)

Slim Critchlow The Crooked Trail To Holbrook (Arhoolie) EX / EX F'1970 42.00

early 70's french orig. print by legendary U.S. Folk-stringin' charcatere singin' all-Cowboy songs here incl. "buffalo skinners", "wild buckaroo", "whiskey Bill", "the last wagon"...; feat. liner-ramblings by Slim himself;)


Robert Crumb And His Cheap Suit Serenaders
Hot Tunes,Ballads,Blues,Waltzes,Old Standards (Blue Goose) EX / EX U.S.'1974 75.00

(great mid-70's release of Good-Timey Jug-Band junk by famous Comix-artist!! full band venture w/mandolin, mando-cello, whistlin', violin, accordion, guitars, banjo, saw, bassoon... 'n vocals of course!; incl. "willie the chimney sweeper", "I'll see you in my dreams", "laughing rag" ...great cover to boot this  heavenly-stoned contents w/some khool comix-illustrations on back-sleeve; ...and comes w/label-inner-sleeve having pictures of other artists that also got released on the label!!)


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