Folk S

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Saint Jaques Same (GRT) VG+ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'197 38.00*
(orig. U.S. early 70's release of rural-free Folk glider by californian trio; acoustic guitars, flute, dobro, piano, violin and fine voc-harmonies; incl. the funky "saga of trail blazin' Dave"; FOC;)
Roger Salloom And The Vest Pocket Players
The City In An Owl's Eye (No Label) VG++ / VG+(+) U.S.'1967 SOLD
(RARE U.S. 60's release from the Boston (?) Coffeehouse-Folk scene; side A has Roger Salloom on guitar performing his songs LIVE w/occasional harmonica accompaniment by a friend; topic rumbles, bluesy fever and drowsed, laid-back moods w/warm & gentle voice; B-side kicks off w/ an eastern-flavoured acoustic guitar strummin'-out entitled "nothing" (based on the FUGS' song of the same name) w/tranced voice; the Vest Pocket Players lance a wild comedy things thereafter entitled "the city" having the urban going-ons for theme; ...this album has the looks of an artefact, sounds like one... and hence is one!)
Saltcreek 1 (United Sound) M- / M- U.S.'197 225.00
(early- to mid-70's U.S. release of acoustic Rural-Folk breezer by californian quartet w/6-& 12-string guitars, bass, percussion, flute 'n vocal harmonies; sparse, rustic-magical tapestries w/sky-bound harmonies, low-fi backwoodsy charm; a Century Studio Recording (like Search Party, Millard & Dyce... & other rare things!) released on a californian label out of Burbank! sleeve is a black card-board cover w/lettering on fornt & b&w band-photos on back;)
The Sands Of Time

Same (No Label) EX / VG+

 

U.S.'1971 SOLD

(early 70's U.S. privat-press from the U.S. southwest (?) ... male / female lead-voice/harmonies that puts the flatter on your ossicles w/ that lost-vybe Frisco-sound magic breezin' into rural coffeehouse; subtle acoustic/electric blend w/haunting pedal-steel on the bittersweet & captivating "I guess he'd rather be in Colorado"; cover of Dylan's "you ain't goin' nowhere"; loose e-guitar twang w/piano line on the far-away-scented "and life goes on" sowing bliss in a beautiful sparse way! orig. songs written by Steve Mendenhall & Mike McCornack; vinyl has a light warp (tracks well on my T-Table...but...) light scuffs and cracks in places...but HELL... what a rare piece this is!!)
Saraband Close To It All.... (Folk Heritage) EX / EX U.K.'1973 95.00
(early 70's U.K. orig. print of fine Pastoral-Folk album w/femme/male vocals, acoustic/electric guitars, recorder, mandolin, percussion, bass...; there's an obvious Fairport Convention influence in streams of subtle  anglo-traditional soil minglin' w/americana sprouts; Nice, extended cover of The Incredible String Band's "this moment" (7:00) fine album!)
Robi Schneider When Melody Meets Rhythm (Folk-Platte) EX / EX D'1978 75.00
(late 70's german orig. print of excellent acoustic-guitar instrumental-excursions w/slide on some selections; there's a Leo Kottke influence on these 13 self-penned songs that treasure some real fine finger-work and spread a special athmosphere; w/label-insert-booklet;)
Peggy Seeger With Barbara And Penny Seeger
The Three Sisters (Prestige International) EX / EX U.S.'196 75.00
(orig. U.S. early 60's orange-label print of playful, jolly-hearted girlie-Folk w/banjo, autoharp, guitar and plenty of vocal-treats; incl. "five nights drunk", "the old woman and her little pig" ...a medley of lullabies... "little black train"; nice shape!)
Pete Seeger Same (Joker) M / M I'1983 36.00*
(80's italian double-compilation set w/mostly trad-americana songs by this legendary Folk-stringer 'n singer; incl. "house of the rising sun", "banks of the Ohio", "goodnight Irene" (Leadbelly) "America, the beautiful";)
Sings Woody Guthrie (Folkways) EX / EX U.S.'1967 42.00*
(orig. 60's U.S. release of all-Woody Guthrie songs performed by his pal Pete Seeger; black label print;)
We Shall Overcome (CBS) VG++ / VG+(+) U.K.'196 32.00*
(orig. U.K. orange label print of LIVE album recorded at Pete's historic Carnegie Hall Concert on June 8, 1963; incl. Dylan's "who killed Davey Moore" & "a hard rain's gonna fall";)
Pete Seeger & Arlo Guthrie Together In Concert (Reprise) EX / EX U.S.'1975 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of Live-double-set by Pete Seeger, american Folk-legend that traveled w/ the father of his companion Arlo Guthrie... performing together as a duo; Arlo does a great piano-accompanied rendition of "City of New Orleans" (Steve Goodman) FOC;)
Pete Seeger & Sonny Terry Same (Folkways) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'1958 75.00
(late 50's orig. U.S. blue/silver label print of LIVE concert recorded at The Carnegie Hall; incl. "pay day at Coak Creek", "picka bale of cotton", "the bells of Rhymney"...; sorry, no booklet-insert;)
Maxine Sellers Folk Songs (Prestige Folklore) EX / M- U.S.'1964 110.00*
(rare orig. U.S. mid-60's green-label print of great trad-americana Folk-album by femme singer/guitar-stringer; earthy, vibrating voice w/bass accompaniment by Terbor Attenborough; "the cuckoo", "Abilene", "one step" (written by K. Dunham, a song that served for opening track on David Wiffen's great first studio album!) "the old maid's lament"; nice shape!)
Shannondoah Ideas & Rhymes (Blue Heron) M- / M- U.S.'1977 95.00
(from the U.S. pacific northwest hails this great Country-Folk-rockin' quartet w/femme lead-singer on some songs... and whatta voice! b(l)oozed, bottle-neck raspin' on the HOT  "Mecca Flat Blues",  hear her(well, Shannon is her name!) on the beautiful loner/downer ballad  "I never had it so good" (P.Williams), a fascinating trio-acapella rendition of Marty Balin's "come up the years"; recorded in the same studios as REDEKER who by the way sings back-up on 1 song; looks pretty much privat-press in nice card-board sleeve; boss production;)
Ideas & Rhymes (Blue Heron) EX / EX U.S.'1977 75.00
(from the U.S. pacific northwest hails this great Country-Folk-rockin' quartet w/femme lead-singer on some songs... and whatta voice! b(l)oozed bottle-neck raspin' on the HOT "Mecca Flat Blues", hear her(well, Shannon is her name!) on the beautiful loner/downer ballad "I never had it so good" (P.Williams), a fascinating trio-acapella rendition of Marty Balin's "come up the years"; recorded in the same studios as REDEKER who by the way sings back-up on 1 song; looks pretty much privat-press in nice card-board sleeve; boss production;)
Take Yer Time Leavin' And Hurry On Back (Fat Chance) EX / EX U.S.'1980 75.00
(2nd album by solid Western-barroom swingin Country-Folk-Rock band from the U.S. pacific northwest w/ femme lead-singer (on some trax) fiddle, mandolin, dobro, guitars and tasty voc-harmonies, good-timey relaxed vibes; cover of "saved" and "stealin'", Gordon Lightfoot's "go my way" and their GREAT orig. "Johnny Walker, George Dickel, Jack Daniels and me" which may rend some hints to the overall mood this platter is soaked with... recorded at the same studios as REDEKER; cool card-board jacket;)
Shide & Acorn Under The Tree (Acme) - / EX U.K.'199 95.00
(rare test-pressing (w/out cover & labels) of prev. unreleased recordings from the early 70's these sounds grab w/ethereal, pastoral, skybound melo-trails, femme lead-voice, magical stringin';)
Under The Tree (Acme) SS / SS U.K.'199 65.00*
(90's U.K.print as a limited & #edition of 500 copies; prev. unreleased recordings from the early 70's these sounds grab w/ethereal, pastoral, skybound melo-trails, femme lead-voice, magical stringin'...; has an insert-sheet;)
Under The Tree (Acme) M- / M- U.K.'199 52.00*
(90's U.K.print as a limited & #edition of 500 copies; prev.unreleased recordings from the early 70's these sounds grab w/ethereal, pastoral, skybound melo-trails, femme lead-voice, magical stringin'...; has an insert-sheet;)
Shiloh Morning Same (TRC) M / M- U.S.'1974 225.00
(rare mid-70's U.S. privat-press out of Indiana; melodic Folk-Rock w/male/femme vocs, dense acoustic/electric stringin' w/airy mellotron-sounds, top-shelf harmony-vocs, piano...; splendid covers of "white bird" (It's A Beautiful Day) and "nights in white satin" (misspelled as "knights in white satin") w/thick mellotron wafts & backwards-looping-effects at the end of song; ...nice black card-board jacket w/silver lettering; pristine shape!)
The Ship A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 Sold
(orig. U.S. white-label PROMO print in nice FOC; top-level major-label Folk-(Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass... no drums (...and you're just ain't missing 'em!!) 4-5 part harmonies(!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / M- / Co. Can'1972 75.00
(orig. canadian butterfly-label print in nice uni-pak (!) jacket; top-level major-label Folk- (Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass... no drums (...and you just ain't missing 'em!!) ...4-5 part harmonies (!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / M- U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. U.S. butterfly-label print in nice FOC; top-level major-label Folk-(Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass... no drums(...and you're just ain't missing 'em!!) ...4-5 part harmonies (!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. U.S. butterfly-label print in nice FOC; top-level major-label Folk-(Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass... no drums(...and you're just ain't missing 'em!!) ...4-5 part harmonies (!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. U.S. butterfly-label print in nice FOC; top-level major-label Folk-(Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass... no drums(...and you're just ain't missing 'em!!) ...4-5 part harmonies (!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / M- Can'1972 75.00
(orig. canadian butterfly-label print in nice uni-pak (!) jacket; top-level major-label Folk-(Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass... no drums (...and you're just ain't missing 'em!!) ...4-5 part harmonies (!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
A Contemporary Folk Music Journey (Elektra) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 85.00
(orig. U.S. white-label PROMO print in nice FOC; top-level major-label Folk-(Rock) gem that stands for a real special event in this field! dense 12- & 6-string tapestries, dobro, harmonica, piano, flute, bass ... no drums (...and you're just ain't missing 'em!!) 4-5 part harmonies (!) kindlin' ethereal winds in parts... they gotta be heard to be believed! ...the album is a conceptual piece about coming of age w/ theme painted in a ship-crusade; FOC w/lyrics on inside; an amazing production job done by Gary Usher!!)
Short Turn Same (Don Park Music) EX / EX Can'1977 110.00
(orig. canadian print of native Folk-(Rock) gathering deliverin' an impressive bag of trad-adapted Anglo-heritage, Coffehouse-Jazz w/a groovy swyng, a fiddle medley...; male/femme lead-voice, cello, autoharp, guitars, piano, sax, clarinet, bass...; "I guess you're leaving" is twilyte-sneakin' witchseason-magic, a song that could get mistaken for a lost Clive Palmer piece!! their cover of Ray Davies' "sunny afternoon" adds another special edge to an overall most convincing album!)
Lourival Silvestre Fiction Musicale (Disjuncta) EX / EX F'1975 Sold
(mid-70's rare french release by spanish Flamenco-based acoustic guitar-stringer stirring waves of rippling lines w/drowsey, loungy acoustic-guitar strokes w/percussion accompaniment & shreds of voice 'n flute plus piano; one song is extended synth/ electronic playground w/Avant-spooky moods creatin' a haunting sphere; Richard Pinhas is involved in this production;)
Woody Simmons Oregon Mountains (Deep River) EX / EX U.S.'1977 75.00
(all-femme Folk-stringin' & singin' gathering; jazzy, laid-back vibes w/rustic sceneries, acoustic/ electric mix w/guitars, bouzouki, harmonica, piano, bass, drums...& plenty of captivating harmonies evoking some Joni Mitchell typo cloud-dance; nice card-board jacket reekin' w/ that 70's privat-press charm; insert-sheet w/ photos of the ladies involved plus lyrics printed;)
Oregon Mountains (Deep River) VG+ / VG+ U.S.'1977 34.00
(all-femme Folk-stringin' & singin' gathering; jazzy, laid-back vibes w/rustic sceneries, acoustic/ electric mix w/guitars, bouzouki, harmonica, piano, bass, drums...& plenty of captivating harmonies evoking some Joni Mitchell typo cloud-dance; nice card-board jacket reekin' w/ that 70's privat-press charm;)
Oregon Mountains (Deep River) VG++ / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1977 65.00
(all-femme Folk-stringin' & singin' gathering; jazzy, laid-back vibes w/rustic sceneries, acoustic/electric mix w/guitars, bouzouki, harmonica, piano, bass, drums...& plenty of captivating harmonies evoking some Joni Mitchell typo cloud-dance; nice card-board jacket reekin' w/ that 70's privat-press charm; insert-sheet w/ photos of the ladies involved plus lyrics printed;)
Martin Simpson Golden Vanity (Trailer) EX / EX U.K.'1976 95.00
(mid-70's U.K. release of fine collection of british/ american songs & tunes performed by this very gifted U.K. guitar-stringer 'n singer; Martin also handles the banjo & the bottleneck; accompanied by Al Schmidt on harmonicas, Peter Thompson on bass-guitar; covers of Dylan's "love minus zero/no limit" ...performed in some haunting, introspective manner! a most expressive version of Randy Newman's "Louisiana 1927"; title-track is an extended, epic, trad-adapted ballad!)
Sklof Folk Celtic (Vogue) EX / EX F'1975 65.00
(very complex french quintet treading Celtic-trad-lanes w/charming femme lead-voice; ...dulcimer, mandolin, bouzouki, organ, guitars...; sung in both native & english tongue; FOC;)
Skybird Summer Of 73 (Holyground) EX / EX U.S.'1974 145.00
(mid-70's orig. U.K. release by british collectible label that has flung out some adventurous Underground-sounds down the line; this here is hipster-flaked pastoral Folk-strummin' w/acoustic/ electric guitars(12- string too) dobro, piano, organ, percussion...; a stoned, drowse-away mood reigns & the songs spread a sparse, windy aura;)
Tom Smith Still Lifes (Lone Oak Publications) EX / EX U.S.'1978 75.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of athmo-laden acoustic-guitar-venture in Michael Gulezian/Daniel Hecht mold; rural images w/a fly-away mood; tasty fingerwork w/ slide (on some selections) privat-press on local californian label; card-board jacket w/drawing on front;)
Still Lifes (Lone Oak Publications) VG++ / EX U.S.'1978 65.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of athmo-laden acoustic-guitar-venture in Michael Gulezian/ Daniel Hecht mold; rural images w/a fly-away mood; tasty fingerwork w/ slide (on some selections) privat-press on local californian label; card-board jacket w/drawing on front;)
Smithfield Fair From Hebridean Shores (Lunatunes) M- / M- U.S.'1990 28.00
(cassette-only release by Southern U.S. duo from Louisiana that recorded and released some fascinating albums as CHARMER down the line!! ...breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/gentle harmony-vocs referring elegantly to traditional british acres... accordion, guitars, highland bagpipes and simply captivating vocals!! incl. "wild mountain thyme";)
Moon Over Caledonia (Lunatunes) M- / M- U.S.'1992 28.00
(early 90's cassette-only release by  Southern U.S. duo from Louisiana that recorded and released some fascinating albums as CHARMER down the line!! breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs referring elegantly to traditional british acres... accordion, guitars, highland bagpipes and simply captivating vocals!!)
Old Souls & Ancient Hearts (Lunatunes) M- / M- U.S.'1989 28.00
(cassette-only release by  Southern U.S. duo from Louisiana that recorded and released some fascinating albums as CHARMER down the line!! breezy melodic acoustic Folk-stringin' w/ gentle harmony-vocs referring elegantly to traditional british acres... accordion, guitars, highland bagpipes and simply captivating vocals!! incl. "moon over caledonia" a song that served for name for a later album (also cassette-only)
Snow Geese Feathers In The Wind (Old Hat) EX / EX U.S.'1977 225.00
(Texas local-label press of fascinating Folk-Rock drifts w/acoustic/ electric mix, outdoorsy, airy flatters & rootsy, swampy pickin' w/ a healthy dose of Neil Young-ish energy on the great title-track; alternate femme/male vocs; ...a most charming album and quite RARE as first print in ruff, brown card-board- jacket w/black lettering on front and blank back; has a lyrics insert-sheet plus inner-bag!)
Sodbusters Same (Georgia Stock Music) EX / EX Can'1974 145.00
(mid-70's canadian privat-press of backwoodsy Hipster-Folk breezin' fro' via good-timey swingin' gear... full-band performance w/guitars(acoustic/ electric) piano, violin, saxophone, banjo, mandolin...; male/femme harmonies 'n leads; this band feat. Kelly Kavanagh a.k.a. HUCKLE who has 2 albums released on his privat "homespun" -label in the mid-70's; this here is well executed 'n  produced studio performance keepin' to basic, natural grooves 'n spreadin' a jouful aura; simple, thick card-board sleeve w/ "plough" -design 'n lettering on front; back-cover has a group-photo... no doggie pictured... but a besom!)
The Sons Of Mosiah Live In Washington,D.C. (Lab Productions) VG++ / EX U.S.'1970 245.00
(orig. U.S. print of all-acoustic LIVE-venture by Tripsichord Music Box leaders; incl. some acoustic renditions of songs from their CLASSIC album released on Janus/San Francisco Sound in the late 60's!! rest of this double-set is athmospherical strummin' 'n hummin' w/x-ian/ spiritual overtones plus plenty of narrations incl. explanations of Tripsichord-songs such as "times & seasons" (the rare non-lp track!) comes in nice FOC;)
The Sorry Muthas Greatest Hits Vol.3 (Symposium) EX / EX U.S.'1971 125.00
(early 70's U.S. small-label-press of excellent rural americana Folk-stringin' on same label that flung out the first studio-album by Leo Kottke! ...a most authentic bag of hipster-backwoods rootsy junk w/ a brayn! fine acoustic/electric mix w/ approx. 35 instruments ...if ya' include kazoos, spoons, washtub bass, swinette & hand horn; ...and these dudes tooled around the country in a painted-white school bus w/ bunk beds and Victorian chairs, they play Muthamusic, and they can charm the pants off any audience...; feat. Cal Hand on dobro & pedal-steel!! Mama Jude which is Judy Larson on 6-string guitar, mandolin & lead-voice, John Kolstad also known as Papa John on 12-string acoustic & lead-voice... the guy who blows that wizard- harmonica calls himself Soupy... but his real name is Milton Schindler plus Bill Hinley & Bob Stelnicki; album title of course is mere tongue-in-cheek but every darn line 'n stroke HITS! great cover of "hitch-hiker" (co-written by Eric Weissberg and to be found on the fantastic W.B. album by The Blue Velvet Band!) ...ace-rendition of Loudon Wainwright III's "glad to see you got religion" the race is on w/"freeze to me, mama" (Dave Ray) ...Mama Jude reveals her  Mountain- (Mama)-Music heart on the trad-adapted "easy rider" ...this album stands as a pure delite of the genre and it ain't easy to turn-up!!)
Spirogyra St.Radigunds (Brain) VG++ / VG++ / Co. D'1972 110.00
(orig. german green-label print of rare album by british pastoral-Folk quartet w/a fine blend of trad-adapted soil & progressively developed tapestries w/male/ femme lead-vocs; acoustic/ electric mix w/ the quality drumming of Dave Mattacks of Fairport Convention-fame! electric violin leads plus string, trumpet & recorder arrangements by Robert Kirby who also produced this special album; FOC;)
Stampfel & Weber Going Nowhere Fast (Rounder) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1981 42.00*
(early 80's orig. U.S. release by these Holy Modal Rounders... their 60's/70's way of modelin' some dusty americana Folk-myth finds a suite here via wacko-bent good-timey strokes; comes w/booklet insert;)
Peter Stampfel And The Bottlecaps
Bottle Caps (Rounder) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1986 34.00*
(solo-effort by ex HOLY MODAL ROUNDERS in the mid 80's)
George Stavis Labyrinths (Vanguard) EX / M- / Co. U.S.'1969 95.00
(late 60's orig. U.S. release of "occult impsovisational compositions for 5-string banjo & percussion" by U.S. banjo-strummer w/ help from Tim Ackerman on percussion; all-instra-mental touching americana Folk-acres w/a trancey eastern spark à la Sandy Bull; long tracks; top shape!)
Steeleye Span All Around My Hat (Chrysalis) EX / EX D'1975 28.00*
(german 2nd-labe-print of mid-70's album by premier U.K. Folk-Rock band;)
All Around My Hat (Chrysalis) EX / EX U.K.'1975 38.00*
(orig. U.K. print of mid-70's album by premier U.K. Folk-Rock band;)
Live At Last (Chrysalis) EX / EX D'1978 36.00*
(german print of late 70's LIVE-album by premier U.K. Folk-Rock band;)
Parcel Of Rogue (Chrysalis) EX / VG++ U.S.'1973 34.00*
(orig. U.S. print in FOC; premier U.K. Folk-Rock band;)
Rocket Cottage (Chrysalis) EX / EX U.K.'1976 38.00*
(orig. U.K. print of mid-70's album by premier U.K. Folk-Rock band;)
Ten Man Mop Or Mr. Reservoir Butler Rides Again (Chrysalis) EX / EX U.S.'1976 38.00*
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by premier U.K. Folk-Rock band;)
Steibächli Folk & Country Music (Duraphon) EX / EX CH'197 65.00
(rare mid-70's swiss privat-press of trad-anglo/ americana Folk-tapestries performed by native trio; acoustic guitars, 4- & 5- string banjos, mandolin, mandola, harmonica, washtub-bass, autoharp... voc-harmonies; vocals are in english tongue; FOC w/ comments on the selections enclosed;)
John Steins & Scott Sheerin Midnight Light (River Town) M- / M- Can'1981 95.00
(orig. canadian early 80's release of excellent instra-mental acoustic-guitar strummin' (6- & 12-string) w/flute & tabla accompaniments...; athmo-laden strolls w/eastern flavour bloomin' on "raga rag" (5:22) sub-title to this album sez' "contemporary music from the Yukon" and the label is located in the legendary place of Dawson City!!)
Jakob Stickelberger & Fritz Widmer
Abraham & Co. (Zytglogge) EX / VG++ CH'197 34.00
(orig.swiss release of native Folk-songs/Chansons penned by Jakob + Fritz;)
Urs Stieger Die Gedanken Sind Frei (Gold) VG++ / EX CH'1979 65.00
(late 70's swiss small-label press of fascinating Trad-Folk songs performed w/baroque-guitar, hurdy-gurdy, lute and voice (in native tongue) vintage/trad-songs from the middle-ages; FOC w/comments to the songs on inside;)
Stone Angel Same (Acme) SS / SS U.K.'199 65.00*
(90's U.K.limited & #ed reprint of 500 copies of VERY RARE mid 70's british pastoral-vybe flavoured Progressive-Folk-Rock album graced w/myth-weaver, organik tapestries, sky-bound femme voice, violin, jews-harp, acoustic/ electric guitars...; subtle percussion-gear, trance-petaled melo-trails levitating from haunting trad-acres...; w/insert-sheet;)
Same (Acme) M / M- U.K.'199 55.00*
(90's U.K.limited & #ed reprint of 500 copies of VERY RAREmid 70's british pastoral-vybe flavoured Progressive-Folk-Rock album graced w/myth-weaver, organik tapestries, sky-bound femme voice, violin, jews-harp, acoustic/ electric guitars...; subtle percussion-gear, trance-petaled melo-trails levitating from haunting trad-acres...; w/insert-sheet;)
The Stone Poneys Evergreen Vol.2 (Capitol) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 125.00
(orig. black/rainbow-label stereo print of fantastic 2nd album by this trio that features Linda Marie Ronstadt! ...a most intriguing bag of mesmerizing pastoral-Chamber-Folk magic w/acoustic/ electric tapestries, haunting harmonies & arrangements (by Jimmy Bond who also plays bass) ...sitar-sounds on title-track; musicians helping out feat. Steve Gilette (his song "back on the street" gets covered) Peter Childs, James Gordon, Joe Osborn, Dennis Budimir...; Nick Venet produced;)
Stoneman, Snow, Benfield Mountain Music (Folkways) EX / VG++ U.S.'1962 55.00
(early 60's orig. blue-label release of authentic americana Mountain Music sounds performed on the autoharp by Ernest Stoneman, Kilby Snow, Neriah & Kenneth Benfield; inside booklet is missing;)
Strawbs Early Strawbs (A&M) EX / VG++ Can'1974 55.00
(mid-70's canadian reissue of the first 2 albums by this premier british Folk-Rock band feat. David Cousins; double-pack in uni-pak-sleeve laden w/mesmerizing, fragile tapesries rich w/eastern-flavoured magic, drifty, fly-away moods, pastoral-chamber images w/string arrangements; incl. a great remake of "tell me what you see in me" (from the beautiful "Sandy Denny & The Strawbs"-album on Hallmark Records!) Tony Visconti produced; w/lyrics- insert-sheet;)
From The Witchwood (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1971 52.00
(U.S. print of early 70's album  by this premier british Folk-Rock band feat. David Cousins; arranged Prog-Folk-Rock w/ help from Rick Wakeman; Tony Visconti produced; FOC w/lyrics on inside;)
Ghosts (A&M) VG++ / VG+(+) I'1974 28.00*
(italian print of mid-70's album  by this premier british Folk-Rock band feat. David Cousins; arranged Prog-Folk Rock w/ a symphonic edge; w/insert-sheet;)
Hero And Heroine (A&M) EX / EX NL'1974 34.00*
(dutch print of mid- 70's album  by this premier british Folk-Rock band feat. David Cousins; arranged Prog Folk-Rock w/ a symphonic edge; w/inner-sleeve;)
Sub Zero Band Same (Void) M- / M- U.S.'199 65.00
(90's U.S. reprint of rare early 70's release by californian communal/ hipster congregation gone w/ cosmik/ organik vibes in a Folk-Rock context dazed w/sub-cult 'shroom-weaver-lore & a Shiva's Headband typo delivery as it also has great violin leads circlin' fro' w/mercurial lead-guitar-slopes, loose acoustic/ electric blend w/male/ femme lead-vocs; among the real convincing examples in this field; this edition is numbered up to 500 copies;)
Sugar Road Same (Earth City) VG++ / EX U.S.'1977 225.00
(70's U.S. privat-press of extra-tasty barstool-ticklin' Folk-Blues w/strong femme/ male lead-vocs, crispy lead-electric guitar licks, laid-back West Coasty feel, sparse acoustic-electric blend... songs that stick in the ear w/swingin' melo-gear; from St. Louis, Missouri; back cover is autographed by Davis & Jaque Parkin, the couple that wrote most of these fine songs!)
Sunhearth...And Friends Windsway (Live Ember) M / M Can'1980 175.00
(orig. canadian print of 1980 release by native band treadin' lanes fertile w/pastoral, vybed Folk-Rock tapestries w/slight Country-tinge and spiritual (x-ian touch) on some selections; elevated levels of West-Coasty harmony-shelves w/ full-bodied acoustic/ electric mix incl. banjo, fiddle, keyboards, dulcimer, mandolin,e-bass, cello, acoustic & electric violins, flute, recorder, male & femme lead-voice; intense lead-electric guitar on the passionated "lover & friend" -track that serves as a real stand-out performance on this fine album! inner-sleeve has the lyrics to the songs; nice "tree-above-foggy-mere" cover painting;)
Windsway (Live Ember) SS / SS Can'1980 225.00
(orig. canadian print of 1980 release by native band treadin' lanes fertile w/pastoral vybed Folk-Rock tapestries w/slight Country-tinge and spiritual (x-ian touch) on some selections; elevated levels of West-Coasty harmony-shelves w/ full-bodied acoustic/ electric mix incl. banjo, fiddle, keyboards, dulcimer, mandolin, e-bass, cello, acoustic & electric violins, flute, recorder, male & femme lead-voice; intense lead-electric guitar on the passionated "lover & friend" track that serves as a real stand-out performance on this fine album! inner-sleeve has the lyrics to the songs; nice "tree-above-foggy-mere" cover painting;)
Dave Swarbrick Flittin' (Spindrift) EX / EX U.K.'1983 28.00*
(early 80's solo-effort by Faiport Convention violin/ fiddle-wizard; feat. Richard Thompson, Dave Pegg...;  orig. U.K. print;)
Lift The Lid And Listen (Sonet) EX / EX U.K.'1978 28.00*
(late 70's solo-effort by Faiport Convention violin/fiddle-wizard; orig. U.K. print;)
Smiddyburn (Logo) EX / EX U.K.'1981 28.00*
(early 80's solo-effort by Faiport Convention violin/fiddle-wizard; feat. Richard Thompson, Dave Pegg...;  orig. U.K. print w/insert-sheet;)
Sweet Potato Pie Home Made (Saloon) EX / EX U.S.'1973 225.00
(early 70's U.S. small-label press out of Massachusettes; 100% weed-hipster Folk-bardery w/good-timey americana backwoods vibes, male/femme lead-voice, six- & 12-string guitars, harmonica, kazoo, string- & electric bass, recorder, violin, drums 'n banjo...; this is as home made as can get! comes w/nice booklet insert containing the lyrics; ...on same label as the GREAT "sunday morning hayride" -album by Bill Madison!!)
Paul Sykes What Shall We Do With A Drunken Sailor? (Piccadilly) M- / M- U.S.'1980 95.00
(1980 release on First American sub-label; genuine americana-vybed wayfarer-fever galore strummed w/ acoustic-guitar & a strong voice, reminiscent of the great Dean DeWolf (albums released on Argo-Folk in the early- to mid-60's) 'n addin' a mellow bumblebee hum! all Mason Williams compositions (w/trad-adapted smithin') on this fine shelf; incl. "wander love", "girl with the golden hair", "weeping willow blues", "honey miss me when I'm gone"; ...plus a great version of "back to Ashville"; bummer about this label is the fact that there's no info given... so ain't sure 'bout the recording date of these songs but I guess it's somewhere along the shorelines of the late 60's of the 20th century...;)
Synanthesia Same (Thorns) M / M A'2000 55.00
(euro-reprint (pressed on quality vinyl) of rare british Pastoral-Folk album from '69 (orig. released on RCA) windy flickers of Chamber-Psychedelic arranged dots performed on guitars, sax, oboe, flutes, violin, mandolin & percussion;)

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