Rock S-5

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
The Spike Drivers Folkrocking Psychedelic Innovation From The Motor City In The Mid-60's (RD) M / M CH'2001 SOLD
(limited issue of legendary recordings by this Detroit based band feat. Ted Lucas (one album released on OM Records in the early 70's!) Sid Brown (of later Peace Bread & Land fame!!) and Richard Keelan ... escaping to Canada to dodge the draft and help forming one of the more authentic (in the sense of sticking to aquarian runes in U.S. post-war sub-cult soil long after many of its heroes ceased to water plants and let their poodles graze peacefully in the gardens outside the walls of the Pent-a-Gone) bands of the times: Perth County Conspiracy Does Not Exist!
well, the music here is a truly fascinating testimony from the vaults of yore finally washed ashore ... imagine Dick Farina having the east-west Paul Butterfield for backing band and holding a dead candle in one and an incense-stick in the other hand ...; incl. a different version of "strange mysterious sounds" (their single release) and the haunting "Portland town" is based on "morning dew" as for vybe 'n rhyme! Sid Brown wrote some liner-notes on the back of the thick card-board cover which also has an 8-page booklet!!!)
Spirit The Best Of (Epic) EX / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of compilation album w/tracks from the first 4 albums  by 60's L.A. band condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! song-tubes sparklin' w/ sophisticado-khool & a brilliant handling of a variety of tool ... a progressive venture, that strikin' 'n spyne-ticklin' embalming, leaving many other attempts go bleak w/a clumpsy lure of fool! ... songs graced w/a most authentic, lysergik flow ... a silent splash and a roaring undertow! FOC;)
Chronicles 1967 - 1992 (W.E.R.C.C.R.E.W.) EX / EX Can'199 55.00
(early 90's CD-release containing some prev. unreleased tracks and alternate takes of songs ...;)
Farther Along (Mercury) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1976 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!!here on this reunion album (w/all the original members back in the cockpit) it's elevated West-Coast-Fusion- Lounge w/a captivating Pop-edge (title track, "world eat world dog") ... lofty strings, dazzlin' vibes, subtle brass cuts, funky twilyte-sneaker allures 'n 'xotik marimba/ coconut fibres by Ian Underwood on "pineapple", athmo-packed West-Coast-Rock w/ a spacey clang("colossus") an orchestral version of "nature's way" from the "twelve dreams of Sardonicus" album & "Phoebe" stands for top-level Progressive-Fusion galore w/that trancey flow in the rhythm-groove that served for amazing trade-mark of the band's first 4 albums!! "atomic boogie" is dynamo-spawned tongue-in-sheek (?) Disco-Rock; ... but what  actually makes this such a quality album sure has to do w/ the superb production-job done by Al Schmitt and those classy arrangements by David Blumberg & Nick DeCaro ... makes me wanna count this among the best produced albums ever heard!!! w/insert-sheet;)
Future Games (Mercury) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 45.00
(orig. U.S. print of later-in-the-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! ... here on this it's sorta dream-weavin' conceptual piece w/ Kahuna-Magic for  inspiration & extraterrestial vision-joggle for theme; ... it rikindles the spacey runways explored on "spirit of '76" w/ more of an effect-packed miracle-bag w/environmental- & broadcasting-sound-gimmickery; cover of Dylan's "all along the watchtower" and the space-pounding/ hipnotik "Mt. Olympus" swallowed up by the misty, far-off-beamin', acoustic-guitar-strummed "the journey of Nomad";)
Future Games (Mercury) VG++ / EX U.S.'1977 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of later-in-the-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! ... here on this it's sorta dream-weavin' conceptual piece w/ Kahuna-Magic for  inspiration & extraterrestial vision-joggle for theme; ... it rikindles the spacey runways explored on "spirit of '76" w/ more of an effect-packed miracle-bag w/environmental- & broadcasting-sound-gimmickery; cover of Dylan's "all along the watchtower" and the space-pounding/ hipnotik "Mt. Olympus" swallowed up by the misty, far-off-beamin', acoustic-guitar-strummed "the journey of Nomad";)
Future Games (Mercury) EX / EX U.S.'1977 52.00
(orig. U.S.print of later-in-the-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! here on this it's sorta dream-weavin' conceptual piece w/ Kahuna-Magic for  inspiration & extraterrestial vision-joggle for theme; ...it rekindles the spacey runways explored on "spirit of '76" w/ more of an effect-packed miracle-bag w/environmental- & broadcasting-sound-gimmickery; cover of Dylan's "all along the watchtower" and the space-pounding/ hipnotik "Mt. Olympus" swallowed up by the misty, far-off-beamin', acoustic-guitar-strummed "the journey of Nomad"; promo-stamp on front-cover & "radio- programmer" -sticker on back;)
Future Games (Mercury) SS / SS / Cc. U.S.'1977 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of later-in-the-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! ... here on this it's sorta dream-weavin' conceptual piece w/ Kahuna-Magic for  inspiration & extraterrestial vision-joggle for theme; ... it rikindles the spacey runways explored on "spirit of '76" w/ more of an effect-packed miracle-bag w/environmental- & broadcasting-sound-gimmickery; cover of Dylan's "all along the watchtower" and the space-pounding/ hipnotik "Mt. Olympus" swallowed up by the misty, far-off-beamin', acoustic-guitar-strummed "the journey of Nomad"; still sealed;)
Future Games (Mercury) EX / M- U.K.'1977 55.00
(orig. U.K. print of later-in-the-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! ... here on this it's sorta dream-weavin' conceptual piece w/ Kahuna-Magic for inspiration & extraterrestial vision-joggle for theme; ... it rikindles the spacey runways explored on "spirit of '76" w/ more of an effect-packed miracle-bag w/environmental- & broadcasting-sound-gimmickery; cover of Dylan's "all along the watchtower" and the space-pounding/ hipnotik "Mt. Olympus" swallowed up by the misty, far-off-beamin', acoustic-guitar-strummed "the journey of Nomad";)
Live Spirit (Potato) EX / EX U.S.'1978 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of late-70's LIVE-album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! here on this it's athmo-pounding West-Coast-Space-Rock performed as a trio w/songs from their earlier period receiving a most captivating live-treat ... "1984" (killer version!) "nature's way", "animal zoo", "all the same", "I got a line on you" ... and the space-jacked "looking down" w/hi-voltage jammin' tensyon- play! Larry "Fuzzy" Knight on bass ...; recorded at concerts in London, Miami & Tampa & there's some energy at work here reminiscent of The Jefferson Airplane's highest flytes in the late 60's/early 70's! w/inner-sleeve;)
Live Spirit (Potato) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1978 55.00
(orig. U.S.print of late-70's LIVE-album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! here on this it's athmo-pounding West-Coast-Space-Rock performed as a trio w/songs from their earlier period receiving a most captivating live-treat... "1984" (killer version!) "nature's way" , "animal zoo", "all the same", "I got a line on you"... and the space-jacked "looking down" w/hi-voltage jammin' tensyon- play! Larry "Fuzzy" Knight on bass...; recorded at concerts in London, Miami & Tampa & there's some energy at work here reminiscent of The Jefferson Airplane's highest flytes in the late 60's/early 70's! w/inner-sleeve;)
Live Spirit (Illegal) M- / EX U.K.'1978 65.00
(orig. U.K. print (in different sleeve to U.S. issue) plus extra-track "wild thing" (!) of late-70's LIVE-album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! ... here on this it's athmo-pounding West-Coast-Space-Rock performed as a trio w/songs from their earlier period receiving a most captivating live-treat ... "1984" (killer version!) "nature's way", "animal zoo", "all the same", "I got a line on you" ... and the space-jacked "looking down" w/hi-voltage jammin' tensyon- play! Larry "Fuzzy" Knight on bass ...; recorded at concerts in London, Miami & Tampa & there's some energy at work here reminiscent of The Jefferson Airplane's highest flytes in the late 60's/early 70's!)
Potatoland (Line) EX / VG++ D'1981 42.00
(orig. german print of early 80's album by this legendary 60's band from L.A. feat. Ed Cassidy & Randy California w/help from friends; this is a remake of '73 tapes having a Science-Fiction story for conceptual theme; comes w/comix-booklet-insert;)
Potatoland (Rhino) EX / EX U.S.'1981 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of early 80's album by this legendary 60's band from L.A. feat. Ed Cassidy & Randy California w/help from friends; this is a remake of '73 tapes having a Science-Fiction story for conceptual theme; comes w/comix-booklet-insert;)
Rapture In The Chambers (I.R.S.) VG++ / EX U.S.'1989 34.00
(late 80's release by legendary West-Coast band feat. Randy California & Ed Cassidy;)
Same (Epic) EX / EX U.S.'1973 55.00
(orig. U.S.print of double album containing the first & third album  by 60's L.A. band condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! song-tubes sparklin' w/ sophisticado-khool & a brilliant handling of a variety of tool... a progressive venture, that's strikin' 'n spyne-ticklin' embalming, leaving many other attempts go bleak w/a clumpsy lure of fool! ...songs graced w/a most authentic, lysergik flow... a silent splash and a roaring undertow! FOC;)
Son Of Spirit (Mercury) VG++ / EX U.S.'1975 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!!here on this it's elevated West-Coast-Rock w/fluctuating Pop lines, hooks that grab via semi-android whisper, simple songs w/ one hell of an athmo-blast setting forth!! a dense acoustic/electric blend w/harmonica, flute, piano, pounding bass 'n dazzlin' guitar-sounds w/ various effects dominated by delay-proceedings; cover of "yesterday" (Lennon/McCartney), a haunting Psychedelic-Blues piece entitled "the other song" which beams into the abyss whilst all other songs exuberate optimism! w/insert-sheet;)
Son Of Spirit (Mercury) EX / EX U.S.'1975 65.00
(orig. U.S. white-label-promo-print of mid-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! here on this it's elevated West-Coast-Rock w/fluctuating Pop lines, hooks that grab via semi-android whisper, simple songs w/ one hell of an athmo-blast setting forth!! a dense acoustic/electric blend w/harmonica, flute, piano, pounding bass 'n dazzlin' guitar-sounds w/ various effects dominated by delay-proceedings; cover of "yesterday" (Lennon/McCartney) ...a haunting Psychedelic-Blues piece entitled "the other song" which beams into the abyss whilst all other songs exuberate optimism! w/insert-sheet;)
Son Of Spirit (Mercury) M- / M- U.S.'1975 52.00
(orig. U.S.print of mid-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! ... here on this it's elevated West-Coast-Rock w/fluctuating Pop lines, hooks that grab via semi-android whisper, simple songs w/ one hell of an athmo-blast setting forth!! a dense acoustic/ electric blend w/harmonica, flute, piano, pounding bass 'n dazzlin' guitar-sounds w/ various effects dominated by delay-proceedings; cover of "yesterday" (Lennon/McCartney) a haunting Psychedelic-Blues piece entitled "the other song" which beams into the abyss whilst all other songs exuberate optimism! w/insert-sheet;)
Son Of Spirit (Mercury) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1975 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!!here on this it's elevated West-Coast-Rock w/fluctuating Pop lines, hooks that grab via semi-android whisper, simple songs w/ one hell of an athmo-blast setting forth!! a dense acoustic/ electric blend w/harmonica, flute, piano, pounding bass 'n dazzlin' guitar-sounds w/ various effects dominated by delay-proceedings; cover of "yesterday" (Lennon/McCartney) ...a haunting Psychedelic-Blues piece entitled "the other song" which beams into the abyss whilst all other songs exuberate optimism! w/insert-sheet;)
Spirit Of '76 (Mercury) EX / M- / Cc. U.S.'1975 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's double album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! here on this it's space-age West-Coast-Rock dimension w/elevated floats of guitar-sounds, hovering sound-scape-effects setting controls for meters a-dawning on the shores of a newly discovered time-coast; covers of "hey Joe", "like a rolling stone", "star spangled banner" and the beautiful, haunting "Urantia"; Ed Cassidy on drums, Barry Keene plays bass and Randy California on guitars 'n various knobs; FOC;)
Spirit Of '76 (Mercury) M- / EX U.S.'1975 75.00
(orig. U.S. print of mid-70's double album by 60's L.A. band that started out with condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! here on this it's space-age West-Coast-Rock dimension w/elevated floats of guitar-sounds, hovering sound-scape-effects setting controls for meters a-dawning on the shores of a newly discovered time-coast; covers of "hey Joe", "like a rolling stone", "star spangled banner" and the beautiful, haunting "Urantia"; Ed Cassidy on drums, Barry Keene plays bass and Randy California on guitars 'n various knobs; FOC;)
The Twelve Dreams Of Dr. Sardonicus (Epic) M- / EX U.S.'1970 42.00
(U.S. 2nd-label-print of album #4 by 60's L.A. band condensing Rock, Jazz, Folk and Blues via adventurous, eclectic procedures onto a most convincing & original platform of its own!! song-tubes sparklin' w/ sophisticado-khool & a brilliant handling of a variety of tool... a progressive venture, that's strikin' 'n spyne-ticklin' embalming, leaving many other attempts go bleak w/a clumpsy lure of fool! ...songs graced w/a most authentic, lysergik flow ...a silent splash and a roaring undertow! this was their best selling album feat. such classics as "nature's way", "animal zoo"... wrapped up into a more rocked-out context than their previous releases; FOC;)
Spirit In Flesh Same (Metromedia) EX / EX U.S.'197 55.00
(orig. U.S. early 70's white-label-promo print of Gospel-flavoured communal-Rock w/ strong voc-accents & a dynamic Pop edge; femme/ male chorus lines, full Rock-combo gear w/organ/ fuzz-guitar jams; Peter K. Siegel produced; w/ inner-bag;)
Spittin' Image The Boy's A Dancer (Juke Box) EX / EX U.S.'197 55.00
(mid-to late 70's U.S. privat-label print of West Coasty barroom-rockin' album by Ohio band; femme lead-voice, dual-guitar-trades, keyboards ...; has a light Country-Rock edge w/ a Pop splash;)
Spooky Tooth The Last Puff (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1970 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of album # 4 by U.K. Progressiv-Rock aggregation feat. Henry McCulloch & Mike Harrison;)
The Mirror (Charly) M / M U.K.'1979 38.00
(orig. U.K. print of late 70's release by U.K. Progressive-Rock band feat. Gary Wright, Mick Jones, Mike Patto, Bryson Graham & Val Burke;)
Spooky Two (A&M) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1969 42.00
(orig. U.S. print of 2nd album by U.K. Rock quintet feat. Gary Wright & Mike Harrison;)
Spooky Two (Polydor) EX / EX Can'1969 52.00
(orig. canadian print of 2nd album by U.K. Rock quintet feat. Gary Wright & Mike Harrison;)
Spot Same (Évasion) EX / - CH'197 Sold
(cover only! looks a clean EX with slight seam-split on top & bottom...comes with a pile of press-kit-xerox-inserts)
The Spotnicks In Spain (Polydor) VG++ / VG+(+) / Co. D'1963 Sold
(orig. german print of great all-instrumental go-go-guitar touch-down by scandinavian combo; doin' spanish/ latino Pop-instrumentals incl. "San Antonio rose", "Tijuana jail" ...;)
Spotlight On The Spotnicks (Hansa) VG+ / VG+(+) / Co. D'1964 42.00
(orig. german print of great (mostly) instrumental go-go-guitar touch-down by scandinavian combo; incl."Alabama bound", "busted", "big jump"...;)
Spotlight On The Spotnicks (Polydor) EX / EX D'1964 52.00
(orig. german print of great (mostly) instrumental go-go-guitar touch-down by scandinavian combo; incl."Alabama bound", "busted", "big jump" ...;)
Squeeze Argybargy (A&M) EX / EX D'1980 Sold
(4th album by british (?) Pub-rockin' combo w/action Pop/ New Wave edge; german print;)
Cool For Cats (A&M) EX / EX NL'1979 Sold
(2nd album by british (?) Pub-rockin' combo w/action Pop/New Wave edge; holland print;)
East Side Story (A&M) EX / EX NL'1981 Sold
(album #5 by british (?) Pub-rockin' combo w/action Pop/ New Wave edge; holland print;)
Chris Squire Fish Out Of Water (Atlantic) EX / EX D'1975 Sold
(1st solo-effort by YES-member;german print in FOC;)
The Squires Going All The Way With (Crypto) M- / EX U.S.'1986 65.00
(mid-80's collected material by legendary U.S. north-east Garage-rockin' band w/ KILLER title-track combining ringin' Flower-Punk w/ an eerie Surf/Hot-Rod splash! w/insert-sheet;)
Stack Above All (Charisma) EX / EX I'199 65.00
(limited Euro-reprint of extremely RARE (as an original print) late 60's californian hi-voltage 'n LOUD Hard-Rock chiller w/thick walls of blasting fuzz, hammerin' rhythms, wasted throat-pumps, bloozed grounding; cover of "poison ivy" for opening track! a most dynamic reissue in original sleeve;)
Stackridge Extravaganza (Sire) EX / EX U.S.'1973 42.00
(U.S. orig. print in FOC of 4th album by innovating & many-facetted british Progressive-Folk-Rock aggregation blending playful West-Coast Rock tapestries w/jolly Fusion-Pop colors & Prog-rockin' idioms w/brass; incl. an impressive cover-version of Gordon Haskell's "no one's more important than the earth worm";  produced by Tony Ashton & George Martin; FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Stallion Thumrock Same (Haida) M- / EX Can'1972 SOLD
(early 70's orig. canadian release by native West-Coast rockin' quintet produced by Claire Lawrence (of The Collectors/ Chilliwack) ... melodic Folk-Rock w/tribal-rustic air, some hard-edged lead-axe sways, keyboards, quality voc-treats; all self-penned selections; A&M sub-label release in thick card-board-jacket;)
The Standells Dirty Water (Sparton) EX / EX Can'1967 225.00
(RARE orig. yellow-label canadian MONO print of debut album by premier U.S. Garage-Rock band from L.A.; a vibrating organ/fuzz-guitar sound-scape w/white-boy Soul treats; incl. "hey Joe", "19th nervous breakdown" (Stones) and the great "medication" for opening track; tuff to find as a canadian press in this nice nick!;)
Live And Out Of Sight (Sunset) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 95.00
(U.S. MONO print of  60's LIVE-album by premier U.S. Garage-Rock band from L.A.; incl. "Louie Louie", "Bony Moronie", "shake", "peppermint beatle" ...;)
Try It (Tower) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1968 110.00
(U.S. stereo print of late 60's album by premier U.S. Garage-Rock band from L.A.; a vibrating organ/ fuzz-guitar sound-scape w/white-boy Soul treats; incl. "St. James Infirmary", "ninety-nine and a half", "riot on Sunset Strip",)

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