Folk N-O

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Na Cabarfeidh Rare Air (Flying Fish) M- / EX U.S.'1982 52.00
(early 80's U.S. release by canadian Folk-quintet cutting it deep into Breton-Folk acres w/plenty o' trad- spice; highland pipes, whistles, acoustic guitars, drums, bombarde, tabla 'n voices;)
Nashville Depart (Farfadet Music) EX / EX F'1976 Sold
(mid-70's french privat-press of pastoral Hippie-Folk-strummin' w/dense 6- &12-string guitar armouries, harmonica, banjo, flute, recorder... and sky-bound voc-harmonies! ...a nice mixture of early Magna Carta & Hand (on "évasion") ..all sung in french tongue!)
Nashville West Same (Sierra/Briar) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1978 65.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of legendary recordings by the actual americana Country-Rock heroes... bein' the very first band to approach Country Music from a Pop perspective outside the Anglo-American ethic of the middle & late 60's! ...recorded in '67 (LIVE(!) at El Monte's Nashville West club!) these songs sparkle w/that unique guitar-sound Clarence White later on brought into The Byrds for some more magical flytes! Guib Guilbeau on guitar & lead-vocs, Gene Parsons on drums & Wayne Moore cranks the bass; this band later on also feat. Gram Parsons, Sneaky Pete Kleinow, Lloyd Green & Glen D.Hardin; ...a vibrating gathering of magical 60's americana Pop culture!)
The New Lost City Ramblers 20 Years/Concert Performances (Flying Fish) EX / EX U.S.'1978 52.00*
(late 70's U.S. double-set release of all LIVE performanes by this premier Americana-Folk pioneers diggin' for native roots to heave 'em up onto platforms of contemporary topics (...like dusting off "the battleship of main" as a Vietnam-era draft protest song... offering "the farmer's curst wife" as a women's liberation theme song!) ...a guitar, a banjo, a fiddle 'n voices! FOC w/liner-notes 'n infos to songs contained;)
The New Troubadours Winds Of Birth (Lorian) EX / EX U.S.'1974 75.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. print of native Folk-Rock gem w/airy, West-Coast vibes, charming femme/male melo-trails intriguing harmonies bred on pastoral, dreamy sceneries; various keybaord-sounds, acoustic/ electric guitars, flute, mandolin, percussion...; nice, simple b&w card-board-jacket w/lyrics printed on back;)
New World Same (RAK) EX / VG++ U.K.'1971 42.00
(early 70's orig. U.K. print of breezy wayfarer-Folk strummin' w/x-ian vybed song-bag; covers of songs by Rod McKuen & James Taylor;)
The Newborn Same (Tomorrow) EX / EX U.S.'1976 Sold
(mid-70's U.S. release by obscure band on more obscure (tax-loss?) label that flung out such special stuff like Maverick (actually a remix of the High Mountain Hoedown-album on Atco!) Michaelo...; mostly Goffin/ King composition bein' covered here (incl. "you got a friend") plus "on Broadway" (Mann/Weill)
Newbury Park Same (Cream) EX / M- / Co. U.S.'196 45.00
(late 60's orig. print of dreamy, melodic Folk-Rock w/San Francisco Sound-typo hooks as for flowery sway plus some x-ian vibes; two young (pretty) ladies 'n two guys! Cover of the Lemon Pipers' "green tambourine";)
Same (Cream) EX / M- U.S.'196 52.00
(late 60's orig. white-label promo print of dreamy, melodic Folk-Rock w/San Francisco Sound-typo hooks as for flowery sway plus some x-ian vibes; two young (pretty) ladies 'n two guys! cover of the Lemon Pipers' "green tambourine";)
The Newlanders At Mont Habitant (Abc) EX / VG++ Can'196 65.00
(rare early/mid 60's canadian release by U.S. (?) quintet performing authentic, rootsy americana Folk-acres w/ acoustic guitars & boss harmonies; "St. James infirmary", "this land is your land", "bowling green"...; black label print;)
Tom Newman Fairie Symphony (Decca) EX / VG++ U.K.'1977 75.00
(orig. U.K. release of beautiful Progressive-Folk venture (by this member of the legendary U.K. 60's Psychedelic Band "JULY"!) spiked w/ethereal driftwood, myth-bannered twilyte-zones w/plenty of traditional tapestries enrollin', spacey, complex arrangements w/fairie-like voices 'n dream-weavin' devices! rich instrumentation on some trax; beauty FOC too!; )
Nicodemus Backstreet Orange (Zedikiah) M- / EX U.S.'1978 SOLD
(fairly zonk-bound Basement-Folk w/wasted rockin' stroke 'n fuzz-guitar on some trax, refreshing low-fi vibes wrapped up in dirty papers for crashing hides; the inner sleeve has a message to his fans: " zorp ze do dopin to the scubba's" ..you have to listen to the music to get the translation! x-rayed card board jacket; you may file this under "Real Person";)
Night Sky The Road That Takes Us Home (No Label) EX / VG++ U.S.'1979 225.00
(late 70's U.S. privat-press from West Virginia; open-road pastoral Folk-strummin' w/hipster vibes 'n a Country tinge; all-acoustic w/guitars, bass, banjo, fiddle & ace flute lines; femme/ male lead-vocs; easy blended bag that spreads a good feeling! cover is a beauty painting w/moon streamin' into mountain's wilderness!)
John Jacob Niles I Wonder As I Wander (Tradition) M- / EX U.S.'196 55.00
(late 50's/early 60's orig. U.S. release of a gathering of love-songs & chorals by this concert artist, collector & arranger of american Folk music... and composer; these songs were recorded in 1957; top shape!)
Niss PukBand No More Nukes (Folkways) M- / M- U.S.'1979 75.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. press of wasted, skid-flaked sub-cult Hippie Folk w/stoned to the max social concern; recorded in the Greenwich Village & surpassing a mere "wanna-be-khool-retro-bag"; song-titles like "Bleeker Street visions", "of these nights in a raunchy hotel room"; comes w/booklet-insert;)
No More Nukes (Folkways) SS / SS U.S.'1979 85.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. press of wasted, skid-flaked sub-cult Hippie Folk w/stoned to the max social concern; recorded in the Greenwich Village & surpassing a mere "wanna-be-khool-retro-bag"; song-titles like "Bleeker Street visions", "of these nights in a raunchy hotel room"; comes w/booklet-insert;)
The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Rare Junk (Liberty) EX / EX / Co. Can'1968 65.00
(orig. canadian Stereo-print of third album by good-timey Folk-strummin' Jugband-music combo that's meetin' up w/Lennon at Disneyland... like your first taste of sautéd snails! ...feat. Chris Darrow who rends a great kaleidoscoptic fuzz-bangh on "end of your line"; cover of "reason to believe" w/Bernie Leadon on guitar, Paul Hornsby plays some piano, Rodney Dillard on dobro; great album!)
Same (Liberty) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1967 65.00
(orig. U.S. MONO-print of debut album by good-timey Folk-strummin' Jugband-music combo that's meetin' up w/Lennon at Disneyland... like your first taste of sautéd snails! "candy man", "euphoria", "hard hearted Hannah", "dismal swamp"...;)
Northern Front Presents The Furniture Store (Kader) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1975 95.00
(U.S. privat press in the mid-70's out of Illinois; loungy, rural back-porch Hippie-Folk-Rock w/quirky Pop speckles, accordion, piano, arp, sax, guitars...; there's a kinda stoned air about... and oops! the babies of their families are featured so we may talk communal gathering here... the color painting on the front cover sure bears some hints! 2 inserts;)
Odetta Sings Dylan (RCA) M- / EX U.S.'1965 75.00
(mid 60's orig. U.S. MONO release by black Folk-Singer lady accomapanied by Bruce Langhorne & Peter Childs on guitar & Les Grinage on bass; all Dylan covers performed in a most captivating way... her version of "Mr. tambourine man" is a slow-waltzin' passion-play lastin' for 10 minutes plus!! other versions incl. "masters of war", "the times they are a-changing" w/a soulful melo-edge!)
Olomana Same (Seabird Productions) EX / VG++ U.S.'1976 52.00
(orig. U.S. release of dreamy, airy pastoral Folk album by hawaiian band, acoustic/electric tapestries w/ fine string-arrangement; ...drift-away moods outta pacific lounge;)
The Omaha Loose Brothers A Celebration (Cloudburst) EX / EX U.S.'1978 225.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. privat-press outta Nebraska! ...breezy, pastoral acoustic Folk-strummin' w/guitars, flute, percussion & nice voc-harmonies; there's a rustic, jazzy angle, an earth-fragrant, expressive lead-voice on the haunting "no moon tonight"; most songs composed/co-written by Paul Connor; these songs are abble to create a special athmo-phare revealing full flavour w/ repeated listen! simple brown card-board jacket w/ the trio pictured on front;)
Omega Sonship Earth Rider (Jeree) SS / SS U.S.'197 165.00
(mid- to late 70's U.S. release of elevated Folk-Rock sounds w/x-ian vibes; floaty acoustic/ electric armouries w/keyboards, flutes, voc-harmonies, spacey effects, male/ femme lead-vocs; ...recorded in the same studios as Cambridge, New Haven, Joey... so you have a quality production job here! still sealed!)
Earth Rider (Jeree) M / M- U.S.'197 125.00
(mid- to late 70's U.S. release of elevated Folk-Rock sounds w/x-ian vibes; floaty acoustic/electric armouries w/keyboards, flutes, voc-harmonies, spacey effects, male/femme lead-vocs; ...recorded in the same studios as Cambridge, New Haven, Joey... so you sure have a quality production job here!)
Earth Rider (Jeree) EX / EX U.S.'197 110.00
(mid- to late 70's U.S. release of elevated Folk-Rock sounds w/x-ian vibes; floaty acoustic/electric armouries w/keyboards, flutes, voc-harmonies, spacey effects, male/femme lead-vocs; ...recorded in the same studios as Cambridge, New Haven, Joey... so you can be sure to have a quality production job here!)
The Sword And The Oil (Living Song) SS / SS U.S.'1982 75.00
(early 80's effort by U.S. x-ian-vybed band; more developed, rocked-out studio-sound (and definitely lacking that organic/ spiritual magic of their debut) w/lofty Pop approach, male/ femme lead-vocs; comes w/ 12-years celebration booklet for insert;)
The Sword And The Oil (Living Song) M- / M- U.S.'1982 65.00
(early 80's effort by U.S. x-ian-vybed band; more developed, rocked-out studio-sound (and definitely lacking that organic/ spiritual magic of their debut) w/lofty Pop approach, male/ femme lead-vocs;)
One Hand Clapping Second Hand Clapping (Thunder Oak) VG++ / EX U.S.'1979 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of more complex 2nd album by western-swingin', good-timey hipster stringin' U.S. northwest combo that was featured on the Live at The Club Zyante album released in '73; ...ace back-up voc- harmonies feat. Stephen Wynott; sax leads 'n crawlin' barroom piano rolls; ...dedicated to Ralph J. Gleason!)
Skidum,skidum Doo-Wah (One Hand Clapping) EX / EX U.S.'1977 65.00
(oirg. U.S. print of western-swingin', good-timey hipster stringin' album by U.S. northwest combo that was featured on the Live at The Club Zyante album released in '73; a colorful, jolly 'n stoned performance w/ acoustic/ electric gear; has a nice painting/lettering on front cover;)
The Open Door Which Way To Nowhere (SF Custom) EX / EX U.S.'197 110.00
(mid-70's local Oklahoma x-ian flavoured melodic, rustic Folk-Rock w/lofty arrangements, male/femme lead- vocs, violin, viola, trumpet, piano, 12-string acoustic guitar...; there's some late 60's flashes of San Francisco typo melo-trails; the male lead-voice reminds of Bob Morley(several albums released on the Jewel label out of Ohio in the 70's)
The Orient Express Same (Mainstream) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 225.00
CLASSIC 60's syde-trippin' ease-tyrn-lyter w/electric oud, electric sitar, electric minitar, electric melodica... well, a fully plugged 'n electrifying to the max east-west navigating troyka that sets controls for zones of lysergick Ethno-Fusion w/brilliant musicianship 'n the rite Pop infected grip; top of the heap in this field!!)
Oriental Sunshine Dedicated To The Bird We Love (Thorns) New / New A'2000 65.00
(euro quality reprint (pressed on thick vinyl) of this very rare Eastern-melo-drifter album w/subtle perco strokes, sitar, guitars, flute, tablas, organ, bass and most charming femme lead-vocs; dreamy, far-away scents flatterin' your mental flower-bed w/organik/cosmik hippie-vibes & the gentle hummin' waves from yearnful chimes; there's some parts reminiscent of the canadian Advancement on Philips! band hails from Norway; comes w/ original cover art;)
The Original Joplin Forte Ain't Misbehavin' (Shamley) M- / EX U.S.'1967 75.00
(60's orig. press of fine Country-Folk gem by californian quartet feat. Dennis Coats on banjo; top level melodic splash climaxin' on one of the best vesrions of John Hartford's "gentle on my mind" 'n "halloween" is ace Bluegrass instrumental wonder w/swift 'n tasty pickin' 'n splashy melo-flickin'! a clean sound production by George Fernandez; on UNI sub-label that has also released  Merrell Fankhauser's "things"-album;)
Orsi Lucille Canzoni (Inisheer) EX / EX I'1989 42.00
(italian privat-press from the late 80's; introspective Basement-Mushroom-Pholk eccentria w/solemn stripes, spooky effects, cauldrons a-bubblin' w/fuzz-box vapours, femme voice, sax; has a simple, artful envelope-sleeve w/lyrics in native tongue printed on inside;)
Orville Dorp Gutter Rat Man/Jesus Marihuana (O.D.) / EX Can'196 65.00
(late 60's canadian 7" 3-track E.P. print by Vancouver hipster-combo; title-track is weirdo-moon-baked hymn givin' that good ol' weed a special treat; "gutter rat man" is NOTES FROM THE UNDERGROUND typo basement sneaker-Folk-Rock w/slide and appears twice here: at 331/3 rpm on A-side and at 45 rpm on the flip-side (same versions)label-design sums things up for a minor artefact from the 60's U.S. sub-cult scene!)
The Other Singers Sing Other Songs For Other People (Horizon) EX / EX U.S.'1963 75.00
(orig. U.S. stereo-print of early 60's 3-harmony Campus-Folk-bardery rending a Bob Gibson cover here 'n an aural Pete Seeger quotation there... traditionals 'n orig. songs performed the authentic americana guitar-stringin' 'n singin way; dynamic production job & the label might betray your eyes for a U.K. Vertigo release!!)

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