Pop C-E

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Jackie Cain & Roy Kral By Jupiter And Girl Crazy (Roulette) EX / EX U.S.'196 65.00
(orig. U.S. print (in nice nick) of performances of 2 Broadway musicals: "By Jupiter" from 1942 (orig. music 'n lyrics by Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart) "Girl Crazy" from 1930 (by George & Ita Gershwin) comes in hot FOC;)
Grass (Capitol) M / M- U.S.'1968 75.00
(black-rainbow-label orig. print of vibrating 60's aquarian-Pop-Psych w/excellent voc-harmonies, sunny crest vibes, chamber-typo arrangements w/gentle fuzz 'n brass plus some sound gimmix; femme/male lead vocs, cover of  "Lady Madonna";)
John Cale The Academy In Peril (Reprise) EX / M- U.S.'1972 95.00
orig. U.S. print of early 70's effort by legendary Velvet Underground figure; airy Chamber-type w/orchestral strings; die-cut gimmix uni-pak-cover created by Andy Warhol;)
Paris 1919 (Reprise) EX / VG++ U.K.'1973 55.00
orig. U.K. print of early 70's effort by legendary Velvet Underground figure; airy Chamber-type w/orchestral strings 'n some rockin' things; w/insert-sheet;)
The California Poppy Pickers Hair-Aquarius (Alshire) VG++ / EX U.S.'1970 55.00
(late 60's all-covers band ridin' sunny-crest Pop-flakes of the times w/ fuzz-guitar 'n boss voc- harmonies; not the usual Schlock-bag! these boys 'n gurls got an original sound & the performance reeks w/idioms of the khool!!... "aquarius", "back in the U.S.S.R.", "clean up your own backyard", "narrow people", "it's written all over my face"...; dynamic production; psychedelic photo-sleeve;)
Honky Tonk Women (Alshire) M / M- U.S.'1969 65.00
(late 60's all-covers band ridin' sunny-crest Pop-flakes of the times w/ fuzz-guitar 'n boss voc-harmonies; not the usual Schlock-bag! these boys 'n gurls got an original sound & the performance reeks w/idioms of the khool!! ...great version of "sabre dance"; "get together","shall be released", "Proud Mary", "born on the bayou" ...plus title-track; most dynamic production; beauty psychedelic card-board sleeve;)
Candlewick Green What Kind Of Songs (BASF) EX / EX D'1974 34.00
(mid-70's german orig. issue of all-arranged Pop-Schlock circus by british quintet feat. Terry Webb as lead-vocalist; cover of WHO's "pinball wizard", "help me make it through the night" (Kris Kristofferson;)
Kim Carnes Mistaken Identity (EMI America) EX / EX F'1981 28.00
(her 6th album as a french print)
Paul Carney Threshold (Mercury) EX / EX U.S.'1972 28.00
(early 70's Pop-Schlock w/H'wood sugarbush cut; white-label promo;)
Carr,Ritchie,Moore The End Of The Beginning (C.R.M.) EX / EX U.S.'1976 SOLD
(mid-70's U.S. print of rare privat-label release by West-Coast Pop infected trio out of Ohio; dense acoustic/electric maps lined w/guitars, keyboards, synth-strings, bass, drums, voc-harmonies; "poets" has a 60's Byrds typo edge in the harmonies; dreamy, drift-away moods; simple b&w card-board jacket w/ photos on front plus lyrics insert-sheet;)
Cedar Creek Society Inc. Same (Dessa Disc) M / M- U.S.'1971 175.00
(early 70's privat-press laden w/airy, relaxed Folk-Pop vibes, fragrant w/elevated melodic splash, strong femme/ male chorus-harmonies, brass orchestration sweepin' sun-lit glades, x-ian vibes and catchy, natural (rural-lounge?) sound-scape recorded in Texas; feat. Gordon Giltrap;)
Adriano Celentano Un Po'artista Un Po'no (Ariola) EX / EX D'1980 28.00
(german pressing in silver-relief sleeve;)
Century Jolie Jolie Secretary Miss Annabel/Sounds Of A G (AZ) EX / VG++ F'197 42.00
(french print of 2nd single by dutch aggregation; it's solid Brass-Pop w/psychy effects, soulful vocs and a mind for Blues; has a picture sleeve w/group-foto;)
Cher Bittersweet White Light (MCA) M- / EX / Cc. U.S.'1973 28.00
(U.S. print;Sonny Bono produced & wrote the liners..;)
The Chicken And The Egg Word Of Mouth (Gramex) EX / EX U.S.'1974 325.00
(mid-70's U.S. mostly one-man-band effort levitatin' colorfully bent melo-strayns from rhythm-machine carpets w/tasty wah-fuzz guit-cranks 'n 'xotik marin-vybed vocs... some songs are mere marvels that grab 'n stick in the ear w/lysergically relaxed moods ("move away" (!) 'n "silver shoes" could be off the Beach Boys' "smile" -tapes (no kiddin!) ...bubblin' effects weave in 'n out, some wacko strings, back-up vocs, stoned flickers in the harmonies, sparse beams of sensation sneakin' thru' tapestries and the back-cover (well, it's actually a playn white card-board-jacket w/paste-on sheets!) that says: "Remember, gang, it does not matter whether ya win or ya lose, but it sure is fun watchin' the pieces move" ...a unique, timeless piece of elemantary shell-out...)
Chikkin Which Came First? (Egg) SS / SS Can'1978 110.00
(call me bozo... call me flipper-wyg... but the album by this canadian trio I line up for a definite candy-date for the hall of fame of 20th century Pop-lore! ...and it even rushed me by sor some strange reason the first time I put it on the turn-table... could it be 'cause o'that sleaze-golden, silver-letters embossed choco-brown cover, or that disgusting (to look at) "fried-egg" label design in the middle of white vinyl (which surely did not come first!) ...could it be for that bombastic sound-scape (in parts) that's a-hoverin' heavy in the room 'n just won't clear... yess, it never does... and caution here! ...it'll probably swallow up your attention by entanglin' yer' ossicles first 'n  leave ya' hooked w/ears swollen w/thirst for more to be booked!Zappa-tized 'n Zombie-popped shreds of Pop breathing headily unreel thru' a blue-bent fyltre w/phased, synthesized,wah-fuzz smoulders, throwing about w/childish boulders, unchaynes Marcus along colorful, vivid-w/-any-sin trax, stares at the Big Star & hits some savage moon-gardener w/ a jackpine...; the lyrics (printed on the inner-sleeve) are androidly bent w/lyserk boiled rhymes high on the prowl! ...among the very few things in Rock History I'd label w/ genuine "Pop Art... and a B.R.A.Y.N."!! ...and well, on the back sleeve it says: "Hello from the future, soon you will understand...;)
Christie San Bernadino/Here I Am (CBS) VG+ / VG+ D'1970 10.00
(orig. german single (w/pic-sleeve) of this one-hit-wonder chartbusting trio;)
The Churls Send Me No Flowers (A&M) EX / EX Can'1969 75.00
(2nd album by 60's canadian Rock quintet; more Pop-oriented  than their gut-churnin' debut album; hard-edged lead-guit/organ sound w/strong lead-vocs 'n harmonies; orig. canadian brown-label print;)
Send Me No Flowers (A&M) M- / M- U.S.'1969 85.00
(2nd album by 60's canadian Rock quintet; more Pop-oriented  than their gut-churnin' debut album; hard-edged lead-guit/ organ sound w/strong lead-vocs 'n harmonies; nice U.S. whitle label promo copy!)
Petula Clark These Are My Songs (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.S.'196 38.00
(green label U.S. print;incl. "don't sleep in the subway", "San Francisco(be sure to... well, y'know what..")
The Clique Sugar On Sunday (White Whale) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1968 42.00
(arranged 60's sunny-crest Flower-Pop w/brass 'n strong voc-harmonies; title-track was a minor hit; this group also did a version of The Elevators's "splash 1" ...not included on this album though;)
The Collage Same (Smash) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1968 75.00
(late 60's californian sunny-vybed, orchestrated Pop bag w/top voc-harmonies, aquaria-hipster bannered moods; 2 femmes 'n 2 males; housed in psychedelic-art sleeve; cover of The Collector's "lookin' at a baby";)
Paul Collins' Beat Same (CBS) VG++ / VG++ NL'1979 28.00
late 70's L.A. Power-Pop quartet gone w/racing Pub-Rock typo thing, punky raves, jangly guitar sound...; not to be confounded with U.K.'s The Beat from the early 80's; inner-sleeve;)
Don Cooper Bless The Children (Roulette) VG++ / EX / Co. U.S.'1969 65.00
(marin-vybe-soaked Singer-Songwriter w/ a hooky, arranged bag of Pop induced West-Coast Folk- Lounge/ Jazz strummin' cuts, full band backing w/airy, drift-away string-arrangements on which Bobby Notkoff plays the lead-fiddle! 2nd guitar by Elliott Randall; mostly self-penned songs ...a GREAT cover of "Willie Jean"  and windy chamber-arrangements on the ever-so-special "something in the way she moves" (James Taylor) that are of a special, captivating athmo-soothe bound to put the flatter on some ready-to-relax matter!! his 2nd album;)
Same (Roulette) M- / M- U.S.'1968 65.00
(marin-vybe-soaked Singer-Songwriter w/ a hooky, arranged bag of Pop induced West-Coast Folk- (Lounge) strummin' cuts, full band backing w/airy, drift-away string-arrangements ("Big Sur mountain air", "Miss Georgia") ...plus that loose-shakin' jazzy twang w/rappin' moods on"easily said"; ...a minor classic 60's piece!)
The Ballad Of C.P. Jones (Roulette) EX / M- U.S.'1969 75.00
(marin-vybed Singer-Songwriter w/ a hooky, bag of Pop induced West-Coast Folk-Jazz strummin' cuts, full band backing w/airy, swingin colors... Pretty Purdie plays drums, John Plutonia & Hugh McCracken on guitars, Paul Griffin on keyboards; w/insert-sheet; his 3rd album;)
The Ballad Of C.P. Jones (Roulette) VG++ / EX U.S.'1969 55.00
(marin-vybe-soaked Singer-Songwriter w/ a hooky, bag of Pop induced West-Coast Folk-Lounge/Jazz strummin' cuts, full band backing w/airy, swingin colors... Pretty Purdie plays drums, John Plutonia & Hugh McCracken on guitars, Paul Griffin on keyboards; w/insert-sheet; his 3rd album;)
What You Feel Is How You Grow (Roulette) M- / M- U.S.'1972 42.00
(marin-vybed Singer-Songwriter w/ a hooky bag of Pop induced West-Coast Folk- Jazz strummin' cuts, full band backing w/airy, swingin colors... cutting more into a jazzy bend (in comparison to his earlier 3 albums) w/brass... Dave Sanborn on alto-sax, Keith Johnson on trumpet, Pretty Purdie on drums;)
Ruth Copeland Selfportrait (Invictus) EX / VG+ U.S.'197 38.00
(early-to-mid-70's U.S. orig. print of soulful Pop album w/ some shakin' Phonk-action-spots;)
Selfportrait (Invictus) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'197 52.00
(early-to-mid-70's U.S. orig. print of soulful Pop album w/ some shakin' Phonk-action-spots;)
The Corporate Body Prospectus '69 (MGM) VG++ / M- U.S.'1969 75.00
(late 60's U.S. soulful, aquarian-vibed Brass-Pop lounge w/string arrangements, vibrating voc-harmonies: yellow label special disc-jockey promo print!!)
Prospectus '69 (MGM) M / M- / Co. U.S.'1969 SOLD
(late 60's U.S. soulful, aquarian-vibed Brass-Pop lounge w/string arrangements, vibrating voc-harmonies:)
The Corporation A "Sound" Contemporary Musical Investment (Command) EX / EX U.S.'1967 110.00
(exciting Pop-venture w/all arranged (orchestral) instrumental pieces w/renditions of late 50's/60's movie themes plus "willow weep for me", "daydream believer", "lazy day"...; performed by boss studio/session- cats of the time: Vinnie Bell plays pedal-steel 'n electric Sitar, electric Harpsichord by Dick Hyman & Moe Wechsler, the startling, brass-like tones on Bucky Pizarelli's electric guitar, Russ Savakus on fender-bass, Bill Lavorgna on drums! ...the bass-DRONING on "lonesome road" is unbelievable!! ...only to be recorded in genuine analog form! FOC w/comments on each track!)
Don Costa Modern Delights (Verve) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 52.00
(yellow-label MONO DJ copy of fine covers-only project; all-instrumental brass- 'n strings-arranged selections w/tasty lead-guitar lines incl. a great treat of "ode to Billy Joe", Janis Ian's "society's child", "heroes & villains" (Beach Boys); FOC;)
Gal Costa Same (Philips) M / M BR'1985 42.00
(mid-80's brazil print of hot-buttered Latin-grooves (w/a vibrating, lofty Pop edge) w/strong brass arranged parts; lady Costa's intriguing lead-voice that may lay a spell on you (at unawares!)
Cheryl Crawford Brigadoon (RCA) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'196 55.00
(orig. green label (!) U.S. mono release of U.S. musical from the late 50's/early 60's(?) ...music composed by Agnes De Mille, orchestrations by Ted Royal, directed by Franz Allers;)
Cryan Shames Synthesis (Columbia) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 75.00
(orig. 360-label print of fine 60's Pop-Psychedelic piece w/densely structured Chamber-Pop arrangements... strings 'n brass, boss voc-harmonies spreadin' dreamy, radiating bursts of 60's aquarian-H infected colors! cover of Dino Valente's "let's get together", "Baltimore Oriole";)
Cupid's Inspiration Same (Date) M- / EX U.S.'1969 42.00
(late 60's U.S. swirly, melodic Brass-Pop w/orchestration... it's not necessarily AM airwaves Candy-Rock...  and it ain't that heavy guit-organ-bass-drums sound simulating a Piper cub crash into a mallard sanctuary... but it's the most blue-eyed Progressive Pop-Schlock I've ever heard; I know someday somebody will be screaming for this!!)
Liz Damon's Orient Express Same (White Whale) M- / M- U.S.'1968 65.00
(...has nothing to do w/ the ankh-Damon... neither w/ the Mainstream-label Orient Express; her name is Liz Damon, she's a hawaiian beauty and the lead-singer of a band that consists of 2 more native chicks 'n 5 hawaiian guys. the sound is 60's arranged Pop (celestial aquarian 6-teaze Schlock!) w/mostly covers hi-lytnin' on a version of "let it be" w/ catchy voc-harmonies 'n fuzz-lead-guitar; FOC;)
Joe Dassin le chemin de papa  (CBS) EX / VG++ F'197 36.00
(french orig. print by renowned french Songwriter/ performer; incl. his early hits ... "mon bonne étoile" actually is the french version of "my little lady" orig. by the british band The Tremeloes; this is the club edition in nice FOC;)
Daughters Of Albion Same (Fontana) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1969 95.00
late 60's U.S. aquarian-H-vybe radiating melo-Pop-Psychedelic album w/male/femme (Greg Dempsey & Kathy Yesse) lead-vocs... gone definite Hipster-flower-pow-wow pot-pourri on the medley-structured "1968 John flip  lockup" (6:59)  ...grazing wildly on times' pastures w/ pepper- 'n dylanisms; swyrly chamber-arranged (brass 'n strings) spots w/trails of fanfaring Pop plus fuzz-brooms; produced and arranged by Leon Russell; no info given as for musicians participating here! uni-pak sleeve w/ 3 paintings for insert-sheets!)
Same (Fontana) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1969 75.00
late 60's U.S. aquarian-vybe radiating melo-Pop-Psychedelic album w/male/femme (Greg Dempsey & Kathy Yesse) lead-vocs... gone definite Hipster-flower-pow-wow pot-pourri on the medley-structured "1968 John flip  lockup" (6:59)  ...grazing wildly on times' pastures w/ pepper- 'n dylanisms; swyrly chamber-arranged (brass 'n strings) spots w/trails of fanfaring Pop plus fuzz-brooms; produced and arranged by Leon Russell; no info given as for musicians participating here! uni-pak sleeve w/ 3 paintings for insert-sheets!)
David & Jonathan Michelle (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1966 65.00
(George Martin produced british Vocal-Pop duo w/arranged songs; title-track is by the Beatles, cover also of "yesterday"; black/rainbow label orig. mono print;)
Bola De Nieve Los Exitos De (RCA Camden) EX / VG++ Mex'196 42.00
(orig. mexican press of 60's Pop-songs in spanish tongue; w/orchestration;)
The Deadly Nightshade Same (Phantom) EX / EX U.S.'1975 55.00
(Country-Folk w/arranged Pop edge and some straight rockin' roadhouse grits by all-female trio in the mid 70's on RCA-sub-label; full-band backing feat. the Brecker Bros., Bill Keith, Howard Johnson, Eric Weissberg, Steve Gadd and Felix Cavaliere who produced; strong voc-harmonies and Raun McKinnon helps out on piano; Foc w/lyrics on inner-fold;)
Micky Denne & Ken Gold Denne & Gold (MCA) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 24.00
(late 70's U.S. major-label release of Lounge-Pop thing à la Brecker Bros. minus the phonk;)
Devo Freedom Of Choice (Virgin) EX / EX NL'1980 34.00
(late 70's U.K. Techno-Pop pioneers...; orig. holland print w/HUGE poster insert;)
Q:are We Not Men? (Virgin) EX / EX U.K.'1978 42.00
(late 70's U.K. Techno-Pop pioneers...; orig. U.K. print w/inner-sleeve;)
Q:are We Not Men? (Virgin) EX / EX D'1978 34.00
(late 70's U.K. Techno-Pop pioneers...; orig.german print w/inner-sleeve;)
Marlene Dietrich Widersehen Mit (Electrola) VG+ / VG+ D'196 42.00
(orig.german print w/ "his masters voice"-label;)
Rudolph Dietrich Time To Leave (DOM) M- / M- CH'1987 52.00
(fragile 80's swiss Folk-Pop soother that borrows some magic from Harvest of Dreams,whiskers sticky w/ ethereal Pop-flakes, Beatle-esque harmonies, synth drumming 'n hooky femme back-ups; w/inner- sleeve; incl. a promo-single (1-sided) containing "darling Rita" (album track)
Dunn & McCashen Same (Capitol) M / M- U.S.'1970 95.00
(second album by highly rated canadian Songwriter duo; strong bag of Pop-radiating songs w/Chamber-Folk-typo setting & strong brass-arrangements (by Jim Horn) plus a swarmy psychedelic edge w/fuzz-guit-leads on "live till you love/ first time I saw your face"; great line-up feat. Earl Palmer, Ben Benay, Joe Osborn...; green label orig. print; uncut cover! ...note: label and cover falsely state last track on A-side for first track on B-side!)
Same (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1970 65.00
(second album by highly rated canadian Songwriter duo; strong bag of Pop-radiating songs w/Chamber-Folk-typo setting & strong brass-arrangements (by Jim Horn) plus a swarmy psychedelic edge w/fuzz-guit-leads on "live till you love/first time I saw your face"; ...great line-up feat. Earl Palmer, Ben Benay, Joe Osborn...; green label orig. print; uncut cover! ...note: label and cover falsely state last track on A-side for first track on B-side!)
Edward Bear Same (Capitol) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1973 42.00
(later album w/more of a Pop oriented slope; w/brass arrangements 'n Beatle-esque edge in the harmonies; U.S. red-label print w/inner-sleeve containing the lyrics to the 10 songs;)
Yvonne Elliman Yvonne (RSO) EX / EX U.S.'1979 34.00
(late 70's release by the lady who played a part in Jesus Christ Superstar, the musical; boss line-up feat. Ben Benay, Victor Feldman, Jim Horn, Bill Payne, Steve Foreman...;)
Cass Elliott Road Is No Place For A Lady (RCA) EX / EX U.K.'1972 42.00
(early 70's solo-effort by three quarters (poundwise) of The Mamas & The Papas; feat. Chris Spedding on guitar;)
Same (RCA) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 52.00
(early 70's solo-effort by three quarters (poundwise) of The Mamas & The Papas; incl. 'Jesus was a cross maker (Judee Sill) , 'I'll be there (Bobby Darin), 'I think it's going to rain today' & 'I'll be home' both orig. written by Randy Newman ; Benny Golson arranged some fine horns & strings!! .. a fine album that comes in FOC with lyrics 'n infos printed on inside;)
Matthew Ellis Same (Warner Brothers) M / M- U.S.'1972 65.00
(white-label U.S. promo print w/promo-sheet; early 70's U.K. Sympho-Pop composer/ guitarist/ pianist grazin' on mainstreamy Pop strayns combined w/ Prog-Rock idioms w/orchestral arrangements and Chris Spedding on guitar; "Avalon"- track touches some dreamy, myth-weaver elevation w/ fine lead-guit flyte and could have served as proto-pattern for Cockney Rebel's "Sebastian" -track!!??;)
Embrujo Same (Thorns) M / M A'2000 65.00
(euro-reprint (pressed on quality vinyl) of RARE early 70's release by this quintet from Chile; this actually is the 2nd album by Kissing Spell!West-Coasty, drifty Folk-Pop w/some lysergo-fanfaring melo-trails, solid voc- harmonies, fine electric leads; sung in spanish tongue;)
Esperanto Last Tango (A&M) EX / EX U.K.'1975 34.00
(mid-70's U.K. print of Sympho petaled Pop blasts w/lotsa violins, femme lead voice; bombastic latino elements thrown in; ...incl. a somewhat queer cover-version of "Eleanor Rigby";)
Tony Esposito As Tu As (Hansa) M- / M- D'1985 34.00
(mid-80's german release (w/inner-sleeve) of drifty Latin-Lounge-Pop sounds;)
The Exception On The West Coast (No Label) EX / VG++ D'196 55.00
(rather obscure late 60's german single-release by native (?) band doin' 2 P. F. Sloan covers ("from a distance" & "this precious time")easy blended Folk-Pop w/low-fi harmony shelves; pictures of band members on front of sleeve;)
Denny Ezba L-O-V-E/Wearing My Heart Away (Jox) / EX U.S.'196 55.00

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