Pop B

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Burt Bacharach Portrait In Music,Vol.2 (A&M) M- / M- D'196 52.00
(orig. german brown-label-print of fine collection of works by famous composer, arranger and producer; all orchestral rendition w/chorus back-ups incl."come touch the sun" (from the Broadway Musical "promises, promises") "the old fun city" & "not goin' home anymore" (both from the movie "Butch Cassidy and The Sundance Kid") top shape in rough textured sleeve;)
Jim Bailey Live At Carnegie Hall (United Artists) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1973 34.00
(live-double-set by famous Schlock-artist doin' Streisand & Garland songs, fully orchestrated and comes in FOC;)
Pearl Bailey & Louis Bellson Same (Everest) EX / EX U.S.'197 52.00
(early 70's U.S. reprint (?) of 1955 recordings (in New York City) by femme american Jazz singer having appeared  on the Broadway musical stage and in several movies (Porgy & Bess for example) and touring w/ her husband, drummer Bellson; orchestrated  Pop/Jazz/Easy -Listening moods w/haunting chorus back-ups on "land of promise", some non-vocal selections w/a jazzed dash on "stealin' apples", great version of the bluesy, rumblin' "solid gold cadillac", "that certain feeling"...;)
Bakersfield California Brass Rose Garden (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'197 28.00
(red label print (w/black/violet target on top) of brass-conducted Pop-covers incl. title track (Joe South) "hungry eyes" (Merle Haggard)
Long John Baldry Baldry's Out (EMI America) M- / EX U.S.'1979 36.00
(late 70's effort recorded in Canada, U.S.A. and England; soulful, arranged ballads and a few straight rockin' trax w/hard-lead-guitar by Mick Clarke, Kathi McDonald sings back-up; w/lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
Good To Be Alive (Casablanca) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1975 28.00
(mid-70's effort feat. songs by Al Kooper, Bo Diddley, Rod Stewart("Gasoline Alley") w/ string- 'n brass- section; ...good to be alive... yes, indeed... so why not kissing a goat... no inner-sleeve w/lyrics this time;)
Let The Heartaches Begin (Pye) EX / EX D'1968 38.00
(orig. german print; cover of "I can't stop loving you" (Gibson)
Same (Marble Arch) VG++ / VG++ U.K.'1969 34.00
(U.K. print of fairly schlocked-out entertainer piece; cover of.incl. "let the heartaches begin" ...heart?? ...it's pretty much an ear-ache!)
Barbara In Concert (Philips) EX / EX U.S.'196 55.00
(60's white-label promo release of live recording by famous french chanteuse! all in french tongue of course;)
Bardot Rocking In Rhythm (RCA) M- / EX U.K.'1978 28.00
(U.K. trio hooked on arranged Pop armouries w/strings and West-Coasty voc-harmonies; Mike Giles helps out on drums; w/lyrics-inner-bag;)
Brigitte Bardot Le Soleil (AZ) EX / EX F'196 55.00
(rare french 4 track-E.P. in HOT pic-sleeve;)
The Barracuda The Dance At St. Francis/Lady Fingers (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'197 34.00
(rare & unknown U.S. single containing two dynamic Pop-Psychedelic gems damn close to GANDALF (on Capitol) in some harmony-sequences!!)
Shirley Bassey Greatest Hits (Liberty) M / M F'1981 42.00
(early 80's french print of double-compilation-set in nice FOC;)
Carole Bayer Sager Too (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1978 36.00
(loungy, orchestrated Pop w/soulful voice and boss line-up feat. Steve Lukather, David Foster, Russ Kunkel, Jim Keltner, Lee Ritenour; white-label promo-print w/lyrics-inner-sleeve;)
The Beach Boys 69 Live In London (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1976 32.00
(U.S. print of this late 60's Live album recorded in England;)
Christmas Album (Capitol) EX / EX F'1964 42.00
(orig. black/rainbow-label, french print in laminated jacket;)
Endless Summer (Capitol) EX / EX D'1974 42.00
(german print in nice laminated FOC; boss compilation coverin' the early period; 2-lp-set;)
Endless Summer (Capitol) M- / EX U.S.'1974 52.00
(neo-black/rainbow-label U.S. print in FOC; boss compilation coverin' the early period; 2-lp-set;)
Good Vibrations (Pickwick Int.) EX / VG++ U.S.'197 26.00
(low-budget-label compilation incl. title track, "heroes & villains", "409", "Darlin'"...; color-photo on front;)
Good Vibrations (Emidisc) VG++ / VG+ D'1970 42.00
(german compilation incl. "in my room","Sloop John B.";)
Keep The Summer Alive (Columbia) EX / EX / Co. NL'1980 28.00
(orig. holland print w/inner-sleeve;)
L.A.(Light Album) (Columbia) VG++ / EX / Co. U.S.'1979 28.00
(late 70's effort; w/inner-bag;)
In Concert (Reprise/Brother) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1973 55.00
(live-double-set from the early 70's; U.S. print in FOC;)
Surf Beat Fun (Hör Zu/Electrola) VG(+) / VG+ D'196 42.00
(scarce german special-issue on collector's label; from "fun fun fun" to "Barbara Ann";)
Wow! Great Concert! (Pickwick Int.) EX / EX U.S.'197 26.00
(low-budget-label reissue of mid-60's Capitol-Lp... incl. "fun, fun, fun", "long, tall texan", "The old lady from Pasadena", "in my room";)
The Beckies Same (Sire) M- / EX / Co. U.S.'1976 42.00
(strong mid-70's Power-Pop rave-on, color-splashing melodic spree w/ straight rockin' guts in SHOES-vein and many a proto-plasmatic strain of things to happen later on... no wonder as this band features Michael Brown of LEFT BANKE/STORIES-fame!!; some arranged parts; w/lyrics-inner sleeve;)
Same (Sire) SS / SS / Co. U.S.'1976 65.00
(strong mid-70's Power-Pop rave-on, color-splashing melodic spree w/ straight rockin' guts in SHOES-vein and many a proto-plasmatic strain of things to happen later on... no wonder as this band features Michael Brown of LEFT BANKE/STORIES-fame!!; some arranged parts; w/lyrics-inner sleeve;)
The Bee Gees Trafalgar (Atco) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1971 28.00
(U.S. print in FOC;)
The Beethoven Soul Same (DOT) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1967 Sold
(orig. U.S. print of swirly 60's Pop release breathin' thru' good-timey, playful filters w/various harpsichord sounds, woodwinds, string- arrangements evokin' terms of fragile chamber-like moods; orig. black-label print in most dynamic sound!)
Harry Belafonte Calypso (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'1956 52.00
(U.S. orig. print in Mono; w/Tony Scott and his orchestra, Millard Thomas on guitar;)
Cliff Bennett And The Rebel Rousers
Got To Get You Into Our Life (EMI Parlophone) EX / VG++ U.K.'1967 55.00
(orig. U.K. print; all instrumentals w/brass; "got to get you into my life" (Lennon/McCartney), "I'm not tired" (Pickett-Cropper), "C.C. Rider Blues";)
Blackwood Brothers Quartet The Pearlywhite City (RCA) EX / EX U.S.'196 52.00
(black label (w/doggie) U.S. orig. MONO print; Vocal-Gospel quintet recorded in Nashville;)
Blossom Toes We Are Ever So Clean (Polydor) EX / EX D'1968 34.00
(german 80's reprint of debut album by british 60's combo gone w/swirly Chamber-Pop armouries, all arranged w/Zombies-typo voc-harmonies;)
Blue Ash No More,No Less (Mercury) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1973 55.00
(early 70's U.S. Power-Pop Gem out of Youngstown, Ohio ...recorded at 'em famous Peppermint studios! ...a real sweeper of the genre this is! ...there's Byrds-ian magic, Beatle-fied melo-charm in the harmonies, the passion-play on elevated bay à la Glass Harp! ...and a rockin' punch! great acoustic/electric mix w/ HOT cover of Dylan's "dusty old fairgrounds" and the Beatles' "anytime at all" ...rest is all orig. material and that stuff strikes right! boss production, cool sleeve... a stone 70's CLASSIC!)
No More,No Less (Mercury) SS / SS / Co. U.S.'1973 65.00
(early 70's U.S. Power-Pop Gem out of Youngstown, Ohio... recorded at 'em famous Peppermint studios! ...a real sweeper of the genre this is!... there's Byrds-ian magic, Beatle-fied melo-charm in the harmonies, the passion-play on elevated bay à la Glass Harp! ...and a rockin' punch! great acoustic/ electric mix w/ HOT cover of Dylan's "dusty old fairgrounds" and the Beatles'"anytime at all" ...rest is all orig. material and that stuff strikes right! boss production, cool sleeve... a stone CLASSIC!)
No More,No Less (Mercury) VG++ / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(early 70's U.S. Power-Pop Gem out of Youngstown, Ohio ...recorded at 'em famous Peppermint studios! ...a real sweeper of the genre this is! ...there's Byrds-ian magic, Beatle-fied melo-charm in the harmonies, the passion-play on elevated bay à la Glass Harp! ...and a rockin' punch! great acoustic/electric mix w/ HOT cover of Dylan's "dusty old fairgrounds" and the Beatles'"anytime at all" ...rest is all orig. material and that stuff strikes right! boss production, cool sleeve... a stone CLASSIC!)
Bluebird Same (HCA) EX / EX U.S.'1982 28.00
(early 80's privat-press out of Kansas; hard-edged guitar w/Power-Pop edge and a healthy dose of FM- sound tabs; w/lyrics-inner bag;)
Same (HCA) M- / M- U.S.'1982 36.00
(early 80's privat-press out of Kansas; hard-edged guitar w/Power-Pop edge and a healthy dose of FM-sound tabs; w/lyrics-inner bag;)
Colin Blunstone Journey (Epic) M- / EX U.K.'1974 38.00
(3rd solo-effort by ex-Zombies lead-singer; arranged Pop armouries w/hooky melodic trails; yellow-label first print;)
Journey (Epic) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1974 28.00
(3rd solo-effort by ex-Zombies lead-singer; arranged Pop armouries w/hooky melodic trails; U.S. print w/ different cover (to U.K. issue) and some different tracks too...;)
Late Night In Soho (The Rocket Record Company) EX / EX NL'1979 Sold
(6th solo-effort by ex-Zombies lead-singer; arranged Pop armouries w/ a rockier edge than on his previous albums; feat. Rod Argent, Morris Pert, Clem Clempson plays lead-axe on 2 songs; w/inner-sleeve;)
Never Even Thought (The Rocket Record Company) EX / EX NL'1978 32.00
(5th solo-effort by ex-Zombies lead-singer; arranged Pop armouries w/hooky melodic trails; holland print;)
Boca Livre Folia (Philips) EX / M- BR'1981 42.00
(early 80's brazil release of 'xotik-flavoured Pop (by native quartet) w/sublime voc-harmonies (!) ...acoustic/electric mix w/subtle brass arrangements, viola, flute, guitars, accordion...; w/lyrics inner-sleeve;)
The Box Tops Greatest Hits  (Rhino) M- / M- U.S.'1982 34.00
(early 80's gathering of great Pop reekin' w/ that drifty, airy 60's khool created by masters of the genre: The Box Tops! ...feat. Alex Chilton who went to write some Pop-history w/BIG STAR afterwards! incl. "the letter", "cry like a baby", the GREAT "neon rainbow" ...these songs treasure a true bonanza of ideas 'n rhymes and the know-how to strike 'em hooky chimes!)
Non Stop (Bell) M- / M- U.S.'1968 52.00
(orig. U.S. release of great Pop reekin' w/ that drifty, airy 60's khool created by masters of the genre: The Box Tops! ...feat. Alex Chilton who went to write some Pop-history w/BIG STAR afterwards! incl. "choo choo rains", "rock me baby" ...some songs incl. here  treasure a true bonanza of ideas 'n rhymes and the know-how to strike 'em hooky chimes!)
Os Brazoes Same (Thorns) M / M A'2001 55.00
(euro-reprint of late 60's release by Brazil-combo gone w/relaxed Lounge-Psychedelic moods w/latin spice  on folksy dice, sung in native tongue;)
Bread Guitar Man (No Label) EX / VG++ U.S.'1972 75.00
(5th album by West-Coast Pop/Folk-Rock quartet; strange pressing here!! the back-cover has the Elektra# printed and label is dark red w/ group-name, album-title, tracks 'n number but no mentioning of the label anywhere!! ...counterfeit?? sleeve is laminated w/band pictured on the back standing in the grass;)
Johnny Brower Swamp Witches And Other Creatures (Guinnes) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1977 110.00
(late 70's U.S. Country-tinged Swamp-Pop w/fuzz-guitar on "house of the rising sun", arranged moonshiner schlock w/loungy barstool rumble-moods plus a mind for the wacko-infected bozo-star...; very obscure release on tax-loss (?)label; file under semi-reel person!)
Severin Browne Same (Rare Earth) EX / EX NL'1973 32.00
(holland print of early 70's Pop piece by U.S. Song-penner/ performer w/full-band backing. feat. Sneaky Pete on steel-pedal, Richard Bennett on guitars, Dennis Conway (dr) ...incl. "the all-american boy and his dog")
Bru Ha-Ha Rock And Roll Ranger (No Label) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'197 125.00
(...for all of you who have got a special drawer for Real Person sounds... here's one to add!! ...a piano, a voice, 10 songs, a plain white sleeve w/red pencil drawing on front (showin' the R&R Ranger ridin' horseback w/long hair and a rifle... well, there's nothing strange about this! ...only that the rear of the horse is a grand-piano (!!!) ...the plain white back of the card-board jacket is autographed by Bru-Ha-Ha w/dedication that goes like: "to my dear Grandma: may you have many enjoyable listening hours with my very first Lp"; the songs here touch a very special heartstring... it's like a singin' liver!! privat-press from around the mid-70's;)
Kate Bush The Kick Inside (EMI) EX / EX U.K.'1978 34.00
(orig. U.K. grey-vinyl print of her first album; Morris Pert on drums;)
Lionheart (EMI) EX / M- U.K.'1978 28.00
(orig. U.K.print of her 2nd album; FOC;)
Lionheart (EMI) EX / M- D'1978 28.00
(orig. german print of her 2nd album;FOC;)
Never For Ever (EMI) EX / EX D'1980 28.00
(orig. german print of her 3rd album; FOC; Roy Harper sings back-up on 1 track;)
Charlie Byrd Direct To Disc Recording (Crystal Clear) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1977 38.00
(limited direct-to-disc-recording issue by this genuine U.S. guitar picker! 5 tracks (spinning at 45 rpm) breezin' fro' in a most relaxed Latin-Pop context assisted by Joe Byrd on bass, Wayne Phillips on drums, Paul Hatcher (flute) and Bill Reichenbach on trombone; has a rendition of Djiango Reinhart's "swing 39" ;)

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