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Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Susan Rafey Hurt So Bad (Verve) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1968 38.00
(late 60's U.S. orig. black label stereo print of vibrating Pop-Folk album arranged & conducted by Alan Lorber; this 18 year old lady's voice has a Carolyn Hester touch; cover of "yesterday";)
Gerry Rafferty & Joe Egan Stuck In The Middle With You(The Best Of Stealer's Wheel) (A&M) EX / EX U.K.'1978 Sold
(late 70's U.K. release of compiled material by ex-Humblebums band w/brass & string-arrangements;)
Katyna Ranieri Love In Three Languages (RCA) EX / VG++ U.S.'1956 52.00
(orig. black label MONO print (w/doggy harkening...) of orchestrated 50's Pop; the lady sings in french, italian & english;)
Kenny Rankin Album (Little David) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'1977 24.00
(later-in-the-70's effort by U.S. singer-songwriter; relaxed, loungy moods w/arrangements; covers of Hank Williams' "a house of gold", "while my guitar gently weeps" (G. Harrison)
Album (Little David) M- / M- U.S.'1977 36.00
(later-in-the-70's effort by U.S.singer-songwriter; relaxed, loungy moods w/arrangements; covers of Hank Williams' "a house of gold", "while my guitar gently weeps" (G. Harrison)
Mind-Dusters (Mercury) EX / VG++ / Co. U.S.'196 52.00
(orig. late 60's red label print of loungy, marin-vybed & all-arranged Folk-Pop album; his voice touches some John Martyn typo color in the higher range on "cotton candy sandman"; covers of Fred Neil's "the dolphin", "come away Melinda", "tambourine man"...;)
The Rascals Once Upon A Dream (Atlantic) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1968 36.00
(orig. U.S. release by Pop-speckled Brass-rockin' quartet feat. Felix Cavaliere; white-boy-soul colors... and sitar-sounds on the ripplin'  "sattva"-track; ace-line-up feat. Hubert Laws, King Curtis on tenor sax, David Marcus, Ron Carter, Chuck Rainey and Richard Davis crank bass; FOC w/page attached on inner-fold;)
Martha Raye Here's (Epic) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'195 55.00
(orig. yellow label U.S.print (w/black board)of late 50's/early 60's(?) release;)
Razmataz For The First Time (United Artists) EX / EX U.S.'1972 42.00
(early 70's U.S. release of brass/flute conducted Pop w/a Psychedelic leaning in spots; sidemen feat. Billy Mundi on drums, Amos Garrett on trombone, Maria Muldaur sings back-up on 2 tracks; FOC;)
Reddy Teddy Same (Spoonfed) EX / EX U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's U.S. orig. release of splashy Power-Pop album by Boston band burning whips on the hi-voltage-shootin' "teddy boy" -track; all songs written by Mathew MacKenzie; has the lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Django Reinhardt Django (La Voix De Son Maitre) EX / VG++ F'196 52.00
(orig. french blue label release of recordings from the late 30's (of the 20th century) by this magical Gypsy-Dixie-Jazz guitar wizard w/not as many fingers as others but running scales like unleashing mythical wind outta tombs of nightmarish shudders! w/full-band backing incl. great gypsy-fiddle sounds 'n brass;)
The Very Best Of 1935 - 1953 (Decca) EX / EX D'1978 55.00
(orig. german red label release of fine compilation double-pack containing recordings from 1935 - 1953 by this magical Gypsy-Dixie-Jazz guitar wizard w/not as many fingers as others but running scales like unleashing mythical wind outta tombs of nightmarish shudders!w/full-band backing incl. great gypsy- fiddle (Stephan Grappelli!) sounds 'n brass; FOC w/khool pics 'n infos on recordings plus line-ups!)
Rejoice Same (Abc) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 55.00
(late 60's U.S. release of aquarian-age-beaded/ west-coasty Pop piece w/string arranged selections by Jimmie Haskell; Joe Osborn on bass, Larry Knechtel on keyboards, Hal Blaine on drums...; male/femme lead vocs; most notable for a nice version of "high flying bird"; most songs composed by Tom Brown who also plays lead-guitar... & I guess he is the male lead-singer; Steve Barri produced;)
Renaissance Camera Camera (Illegal) EX / EX U.K.'1981 28.00
(U.K. orig. print of early 80's album by U.K. band that started out as a dream/myth weavin' Sympho-Prog-Rock equipe in the late 60's; it's colorful Sympho-Pop in the early 80's;)
Louie Rey And His Orchestra Here We Go! (Mio International) M- / EX / Co. U.S.'196 52.00
(60's orig. U.S. release of colorful Latin-Pop sounds w/brass and plenty o' percussion plus quality vocal treats!)
Turley Richards Expressions (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.S.'1971 52.00
(orig. green label print of soulful Pop album w/fine arranged parts; Danny Kortchmar on guitar, Russ Kunkel on drums, Lee Sklar (b) and Jim Horn on flute; covers of "child of mine" (Goffin/King) "it's all over now baby blue" (Dylan) and a great rendition of "my world is empty without you" (Holland-Dozier-Holland) w/great lead-axe cranks; Paul Harris produced;)
Marty Robbins Devil Woman (CBS Embassy) EX / EX U.K.'1977 28.00
(70's U.K. reprint of early 60's Country-Pop album;)
Maggie & Terre Roche Seductive Reasoning (Columbia) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1975 65.00
(orig. U.S. white-label promo print of debut album (in orig. sleeve that got "censored" later on... cannot figure out why, so the solution must be lying under the promo-sticker on front cover!?) by these 2 cute canadian ladies, who later on became the ROCHES by adding her sister Suzzy! the music is Folk-Rock w/ a khool Pop edge plus a witty sophistication in the lyrics! ace line-up feat. the renowned Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (Roger Hawkins, Pete Carr, Jimmy Johnson...)strings, electric clarinet & fiddle;)
Seductive Reasoning (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1975 38.00
(U.S. 2nd-print (in different cover) of debut album by these 2 cute canadian ladies who later on became the ROCHES by adding her sister Suzzy (she wrote the liner notes on the back of the sleeve) ...the music is Folk-Rock w/ a khool Pop edge plus a witty sophistication in the lyrics! ace line-up feat. the renowned Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section (Roger Hawkins, Pete Carr, Jimmy Johnson...) strings, electric clarinet & fiddle;)
The Roches Another World (Warner Brothers) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1985 38.00
(mid-80's orig. U.S.release by this cute,canadian sisterhood;)
Keep On Doing (Warner Brothers) EX / EX Can'1982 38.00
(early 80's orig. canadian print of 3rd album by this cute, native sisterhood; Maggie & Terre released a fine album in the mid-70's & by adding her sister Suzzy the scene is set for ultimate "girlie-troyka" baskin' out on subtle 'n captivating Folk-Pop lawns drenched w/Chamber-Lounge vibes and a witty sophistication in the lyrics & very special harmonies; Robert Fripp plays guitar and Bill Bruford on percussion;)
No Trespassing (SoS) EX / EX U.S.'1986 38.00
(mid-80's orig 4-track 12"-E.P. release by this cute canadian sisterhood; w/lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Nurds (Warner Brothers) EX / EX U.S.'1980 55.00
(U.S. print of CD-issue of 2nd album by this cute, canadian sisterhood; Maggie & Terre released a fine album in the mid-70's & by adding her sister Suzzy the scene is set for ultimate "girlie-troyka" baskin' out on subtle 'n captivating Folk-Pop lawns drenched w/ Chamber-Lounge vibes & a witty sophistication in the lyrics & very special harmonies; ''it's bad for me' - track is great a-capella throat tickle!)
Same (Warner Brothers) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1979 42.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of debut album by this cute, canadian sisterhood; Maggie & Terre released a fine album in the mid-70's & by adding her sister Suzzy the scene is set for ultimate "girlie-troyka" baskin' out on subtle 'n captivating Folk-Pop lawns drenched w/ Chamber-Lounge vibes & a witty sophistication in the lyrics & very special harmonies;)
Same (Warner Brothers) EX / EX Can'1979 55.00
(late 70's orig. canadian print of debut album by this cute, native sisterhood; Maggie & Terre released a fine album in the mid-70's & by adding her sister Suzzy the scene is set for ultimate "girlie-troyka" baskin' out on subtle 'n captivating Folk-Pop lawns drenched w/ Chamber-Lounge vibes & a witty sophistication in the lyrics & very special harmonies;)
Jess Roden Stonechaser (Island) M- / M- U.S.'1980 28.00
(late 70's orig. U.S. print of Lounge-Pop release w/strings; inner-sleeve;)
Jimmie Rodgers Windmills Of Your Mind (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'196 52.00
(orig. white label promo issue of late 60's arranged Country-Pop album; mostly cover versions ... "Suzanne" (L. Cohen) "me about you", Joni Mitchell's "both sides now", "L.A. breakdown" (Larry Marks) title-track is the theme from "The Thomas Crown Affair" - movie!)
Richard Rodgers Carousel (Decca) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 55.00
(orig. U.S. black label MONO print of Theatre Guild Musical Play; music is composed by Richard Rodgers;)
Oklahoma! (Decca) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'195 52.00
(orig. U.S. 50's release containing selections from the theatre guild musical play; composed by Richard Rodgers; black-silver label print;)
Craig Rogers Goodby July (Ole' Goat) M- / EX U.S.'1974 SOLD
(mid-70's U.S.privat-label-release of Pop-Schlock thing w/Country tinge out of Rochester,N.Y.; ...some real looney attitudes findin' lines for song 'n rhyme, incl. a real bad-weed rendition of John Stewart's "July, you're a woman" full-band venture; lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Rogue Same (Negram) M- / EX NL'1975 28.00
(mid-70's dutch release of british (?) Pop-schlockin' trio w/orchestration and Frank Ricotti on drums; insert-sheet;)
Roland W. Monja/Cindy Jane (Cornet) EX / VG+(+) D'196 12.00
(orig. german single w/pic-sleeve;)
Rolly Singt (Layola) EX / M- CH'196 52.00
(rare swiss release by native Teen-Schlock-Hero à la the german Heintje... four-track 7" E.P. and all songs dedicated to his mother (of course) w/picture-sleeve that has liner-notes (in german tongue) on back that probably will wet any sophisticated weirdo's pants!! nice shape! on same label as The Sevens!)
Aldemaro Romero Dinner In Caracas (RCA) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'1955 52.00
(orig. U.S. black label print(w/doggie harkening)
Rudy Romero To The World (Tumbleweed) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. white-vinyl first press of early 70's release by this label out of Denver, Colorado; arranged Folk-Pop w/ brass, acoustic/ electric blend feat. John Ussery on electric guitar, Ralph Schucket on keyboards, Venetta Fields & Clydie King sing back-up; has a die-cut gimmix-jacket;)
To The World (Tumbleweed) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of early 70's release by this label out of Denver, Colorado; arranged Folk-Pop w/ brass, acoustic/ electric blend feat. John Ussery on electric guitar, Ralph Schucket on keyboards, Venetta Fields & Clydie King sing back-up; has a die-cut gimmix-jacket;)
To The World (Tumbleweed) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1972 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of early 70's release by this label out of Denver, Colorado; arranged Folk-Pop w/ brass, acoustic/ electric blend feat. John Ussery on electric guitar, Ralph Schucket on keyboards, Venetta Fields & Clydie King sing back-up; has a die-cut gimmix-jacket;)
Biff Rose Children Of Light (Tetragrammaton) EX / EX U.S.'196 65.00
(white-label promo orig. U.S. print of looney, 'travaganza-bent Folk-Pop sounds by this piano-playin' 'n singin' songwriter assisted by Van Dyke Parks, who fondles the Moog synthesizer on the opening track "ain't no great day"; Beaver & Krause are also to be found in the cockpit!; "color blind blues" is recorded LIVE at The Troubadour in Hollywood; windy selections makin' for quite an eccentric song-cycle w/string arrangements creatin' sceneries evoking impressions of stealin' maybugs outta Huck Finn's underwear! ...it's really that american!!)

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