San Francisco Sound M-Z

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Moby Grape 69 (Columbia) EX / M- U.S.'1969 75.00
(orig. U.S. 360-label stereo print of late 60's album by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; this album stands for ultimate proof what potential this band had! a five-man band & all wrote quality songs! a fine gathering of elevated, melodic bay-ridge breezin' West-Coast Rock w/ a Country tinge; "hoochie" is drivin' Acid-Boogie wiper w/thick fuzz-box showers; a great David Rubinson production;)
Grape Jam (Columbia) VG+ / VG+ U.S.'1968 Sold
(orig. U.S. 360-label stereo print of 2nd album (well, "WOW" actually is their 2nd album and this one came as free-by!) by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; shaky, bluesy studio-jams feat. Mike Boomfield & Al Kooper!)
Omaha (Harmony) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1969 52.00
(U.S. gold label 2nd print of the "'69" -album ("ooh mama ooh" has been exchanged w/"Omaha" from their debut) by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; this album stands for ultimate proof what potential this band had! a five-man band & all wrote quality songs! a fine gathering of elevated, melodic bay-ridge breezin' West-Coast Rock w/ a counry tinge; "hoochie" is drivin' Acid-Boogie wiper w/thick fuzz-box showers; a great David Rubinson production;)
Same (Columbia) EX / VG++ U.S.'1967 95.00
(orig. U.S. 360-label stereo print of SMASHING debut album by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; guitar-shootin' San Francisco Sound mayhem ridin' crest 'o wave at full crank!! w/orig. "finger"-cover but no poster!)
Same (Edsel) M- / M- U.K.'1984 42.00
(mid-80's U.K. MONO re-print of SMASHING debut album by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; guitar-shootin' San Francisco Sound mayhem ridin' crest ' wave at full crank!! cover has the finger intact; inner-sleeve has infos 'n khool pics;)
Same (Columbia) EX / VG++ U.S.'1967 110.00
(orig. U.S. 360-label MONO print of SMASHING debut album by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; guitar-shootin' San Francisco Sound mayhem ridin' crest 'o wave at full crank!! cover has the finger intact ... no poster;)
Same (Columbia) EX / M- U.S.'1967 125.00
(orig. U.S. 360-label MONO print of SMASHING debut album by renowned 'n ill-fated West-Coast Rock legend; guitar-shootin' San Francisco Sound mayhem ridin' crest 'o wave at full crank!! ... uncensored "obscene-finger" - cover ... but no poster!)
The Mojo Men Dance With Me/Loneliest Boy In Town (Autumn) / VG+(+) U.S.'1966 65.00
(very rare mid-60's U.S. single by legendary San Francisco band (to be found on the 60's compilation on Vault Record entitled "San Francisco Roots") and produced by Sly Stone(!!) ...no sleeve;)
The New Tweedy Bros. Good Time Car/Terms Of,You Love Me (DOT) / VG++ U.S.'1968 75.00
(RARE orig. U.S. print of non-album single by legendary 60's U.S. northwest band; no sleeve;)
Same (Shadoks Music) New / New D'2000 75.00
(a limited reprint (500 #ed copies) in fantastic EXACT octagon brown-silver sleeve (plus insert-sheet w/khool b&w photos of the band!!) of this magical electric Folk-Rock gem from the late 60's San Francisco scene; acoustic/electric mix bustin' outta lysergick Coffeehouse wallpaper via good-timey-stoned jammer-galore 'n eastern-trancer splendour on "her darkness in december (drone song)" ...swirly aquarian-vybe beaded modulations 'neath the reign of free-wheelin' innocence 'n the fragrance of electrically wrought incense; ...a simply INDISPENSABLE thyme-peace!!)
Notes From The Undergound Same (Changes) EX / VG++ U.S.'1967 275.00
(RARE orig. U.S. 60's release of wonderful 7" 4-track-E.P. from the Berkeley, California-scene! hipster-vybe-beaded (electric) Folk-Rock w/dusty sub-cult whiskers... a refreshing anti-pode to the blooming feedback-hum of electronic experimentation of the times! housed in beauty card-board jacket reekin' w/ the looks of a precious & lost-in-time artefact!! autographed by member/guitarist Mark Mandel on the back of sleeve;)
Same (Vanguard) M-! / EX U.S.'1968 155.00
(orig. U.S. late 60's release of CLASSIC album from the Berkeley, California-scene; hipster-vybe-beaded electric Folk-Rock w/dusty sub-cult whiskers... a refreshing anti-pode to the blooming feedback hum of electronic experimentation of the times! "I wish I was a punk" can be understood as a reply to the Mothers of Invention, "cantaloupe island" (written by some Herbie Hancock) is most relaxed jam w/ that jazzed bay-aerea khool! "tristesse" sticks in the ear w/forlorn, faded-love downer air & a baroque middle-part... and that great piano sound! feat. here is the excellent guitar-pickin' art of Fred Sokolow & Mark Mandel! also... this band is gifted w/ five quality singers! really nice orig. print w/uncut sleeve!)
The Other Side Streetcar/Walking Down The Road (Brent) / VG++ U.S.'1967 75.00
(rare orig. U.S. print of great single by californian 60's band that got widely known for being on A POT OF FLOWERS -compilation album on Mainstream Records;)
Quicksilver Messenger Service
Anthology (Capitol) VG++ / EX U.K.'1973 42.00
(early 70's U.K. press of double compilation set; excerpts from 7 albums by this legendary San Francisco jammer-troupe plus "bears", a rare single-track; FOC;)
Anthology (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1973 55.00
(early 70's U.S. release of deluxe double-set w/silver-relief lettering; excerpts from 7 albums by this legendary San Francisco jammer-troupe plus "bears", a rare single-track; FOC;)
Comin' Thru (Capitol) EX / EX Can'1972 65.00
(orig. red label (w/target) canadian print of album # 7 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo; this album sure is another fine slice of rhythm-bound, funky West-Coast jammer- Rock w/brass 'n Dino raspin' white-boy-Soul-coal!! Burray Olson created a stunning FOC-design;)
Comin' Thru (Capitol) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. red label (w/target) U.S. print of album # 7 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo; this album sure is another fine slice of rhythm-bound, funky West-Coast jammer- Rock w/brass 'n Dino raspin' white-boy-Soul-coal!! Burray Olson created a stunning FOC-design;)
Comin' Thru (Capitol) EX / M- U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. red label/w/target) U.S. print of album # 7 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo; this album sure is another fine slice of rhythm-bound, funky West-Coast jammer- Rock w/brass 'n Dino raspin' white-boy-Soul-coal!! Burray Olson created a stunning FOC-design;)
Fresh Air/Mojo (International) / VG++ I'197 36.00
(scarce italian print of single containing 2 live-tracks from "THE LAST 3 DAYS OF FILLMORE" box-set; no sleeve;)
Happy Trails (Capitol) EX / EX F'1968 110.00
(orig. french print w/black/rainbow label of devastating LIVE & -in-the-studio 2nd album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; incl. the sidelong spinning "who do you love"; front-cover has a different coloring!!... the sky is blue!!)
Happy Trails (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1968 155.00
(orig. U.S. print w/black/rainbow label of devastating LIVEand-in-the-studio 2nd album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; incl. the sidelong spinning "who do you love"; this is the 100% first print on thicker vinyl and the 2 vinyl grooves show no track-separation!)
Happy Trails (Capitol) EX / VG+(+) U.S.'1968 36.00
(the devastating LIVE and-in-the-studio 2nd album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; incl. the sidelong spinning "who do you love"; slightly later print; also w/ black/rainbow-label; a bit crackly in spots;)
Happy Trails (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1968 95.00
(orig. U.S.print w/black/rainbow label of devastating LIVE and-in-the-studio 2nd album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; incl. the sidelong spinning "who do you love";)
Happy Trails (Capitol) EX / VG+ U.S.'1968 28.00
(the devastating LIVE and-in-the-studio 2nd album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; incl. the sidelong spinning "who do you love"; slightly later print; also w/ black/rainbow-label; a bit crackly in spots;)
Just For Love (Capitol) M- / EX U.S.'1970 65.00
(orig. green label (w/target) U.S. print in striking FOC of album # 4 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina! this album shakes a versatile plumage rangin' from drowsy bay-ridge ponder moods ("gone again") via extended jammin' slopes ("the hat") to ace West-Coast rockin' khool ("fresh air") ...mostly penned by Jesse Oris Farrow; Dino Valente is back on the ship (after doing some time in the U.S.A. due to some drug-case that locked him away while the balloons were makin' for the sky!!)
Just For Love (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1970 55.00
(orig. green label (w/target) U.S. print in striking FOC of album # 4 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina! this album shakes a versatile plumage rangin' from drowsy bay- ridge ponder moods ("gone again") via extended jammin' slopes ("the hat") to ace West-Coast rockin' khool ("fresh air") ... mostly penned by Jesse Oris Farrow; Dino Valente is back on the ship (after doing some time in the U.S.A. due to some drug-case that locked him away while the balloons were makin' for the sky!!)
Maiden Of The Cancer Moon (Psycho) M- / M- U.K.'1983 175.00
(80's U.K. release, a LIVE double-album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; recorded at The Fillmore East in June '68 these jammin' flights shoot sparks from the crystallization point of vivid Acid-Rock; the recording quality is excellent and the FOC design is a beauty; ... a review in the "Village Voice" went like ... "the group raises images of White Spanish missions with red tile roofs in old California, of Wells Fargo, 1865 political corruption and 1965 San Francisco purity still intact. In person QUICKSILVER MESSENGER SERVICE is a musical mental movie of the west")
Pride Of Man/Dino's Song (Capitol) / EX U.S.'1967 36.00
(orig. U.S. yellow-label promo-single w/2 songs from their debut album; no sleeve;)
Quicksilver (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(orig. red label U.S. print of album # 6 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo; John Cipollina is missing here; this album is ace West-Coast vybed stunner w/ songs that stick in the ear w/airy colors 'n easy flows; Dino breaks loose on the jammed-up "the truth"(6:56) that has fine organ/piano lines plus wah-fuzz guitar leads; "fire brothers" revives 'em spirits dwellin' in some Psychedelic dungeon w/ Dino's hoarse wolf-whisper along slopes of echoey-strummed acoustic guitar 'n ripplin' piano;)
Quicksilver (Capitol) SS / SS U.S.'1972 95.00
(orig. red label U.S. print of album # 6 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo; John Cipollina is missing here; this album is ace West-Coast vybed stunner w/ songs that stick in the ear w/airy colors 'n easy flows; Dino breaks loose on the jammed-up "the truth" (6:56) that has fine organ/ piano lines plus wah-fuzz guitar leads; "fire brothers" revives 'em spirits dwellin' in some Psychedelic dungeon w/ Dino's hoarse wolf-whisper along slopes of echoey-strummed acoustic guitar 'n ripplin' piano; still sealed!!)
Quicksilver (Capitol) M- / EX U.S.'1972 75.00
(orig. red label U.S. print of album # 6 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo; John Cipollina is missing here; this album is ace West-Coast vybed stunner w/ songs that stick in the ear w/airy colors 'n easy flows; Dino breaks loose on the jammed-up "the truth" (6:56) that has fine organ/ piano lines plus wah-fuzz guitar leads; "fire brothers" revives 'em spirits dwellin' in some Psychedelic dungeon w/ Dino's hoarse wolf-whisper along slopes of echoey-strummed acoustic guitar 'n ripplin' piano;)
Same (Capitol) M- / EX U.S.'1967 225.00
(Orig. U.S. black/rainbow-label first print of superb debut album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; this album conceals some epitome of the 60's San Francisco Sound! also most notable for the excellent production job done by Nick Gravenites & Harvey Brooks (of The Electric Flag) plus Pete Welding! cover art is by Rick Griffin; ...a STONE CLASSIC in beauty shape!!)
Shady Grove (World Record Club) EX / EX Aus'1969 75.00
(RARE australian print in non FOC of third album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina!this album describes some bridge swingin' from their debut album to more relaxed sounds coming thereafter... incl. "Joseph's coat" -track kindling some past magic! feat. Nicky Hopkins on piano... breakin' loose on the extended "Edward (the mad shirt grinder)", engineered by Dan Healy;)
Shady Grove (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1969 65.00
(orig. green label U.S. print (in nice FOC) of third album by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina! this album describes some bridge swingin' from their debut album to more relaxed sounds coming thereafter... w/"Joseph's coat" -track kindling some past magic! feat. Nicky Hopkins on piano... breakin' loose on the extended "Edward (the mad shirt grinder)", engineered by Dan Healy;)
Solid Silver (Capitol) EX / EX U.K.'1975 55.00
(orig. red label U.K. print of mid-70's reunion album by legendary San Francisco jammer-combo; John Cipollina is back in the cockpit 'n cranks some loose, mercurial lead-lines; a splashy bag of juicy, melodic West-Coast sounds w/a shaky, rockin' fever! has an insert-sheet;)
What About Me (Capitol) EX / EX U.S.'1971 65.00
(orig. green label (w/target) U.S. print in striking FOC of album # 5 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; plenty o' piano magic in the grooves as this album feat. Nicky Hopkins & Mark Naftalin; as on their previous album, many selections penned by Jesse Oris Farrow;)
What About Me (Capitol) M- / EX U.S.'1971 75.00
(orig. green label (w/target) U.S. print in striking FOC of album # 5 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; plenty o' piano magic in the grooves as this album feat. Nicky Hopkins & Mark Naftalin; as on their previous album, many selections penned by Jesse Oris Farrow;)
What About Me (Capitol) EX / EX Can'1971 65.00
(orig. green label (w/target) canadian print in striking FOC of album # 5 by premier San Francisco jammer-combo w/ the mercurial guitar-art of John Cipollina; plenty o' piano magic in the grooves as this album feat. Nicky Hopkins & Mark Naftalin; as on their previous album, many selections penned by Jesse Oris Farrow;)
Salvation Same (Abc) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 110.00
(orig. U.S. print of debut album by San Francisco Band from the 60's; organ/ fuzz-guitar trades w/bluesy edge, Bill Plummer plays sitar on "what does an indian look like", Tom Scott blows some tenor sax 'n flute; jamm-fever 'n hipster goof packed up well into streams of loose, rockin' groove; FOC;)
Same (Abc) M- / M- U.S.'1968 145.00
(RARE orig. canadian print (in non-FOC) of debut album by San Francisco Band from the 60's; organ/fuzz-guitar trades w/bluesy edge, Bill Plummer plays sitar on "what does an indian look like", Tom Scott blows some tenor sax 'n flute; jamm-fever 'n hipster goof packed up well into streams of loose, rockin' groove; FOC;)
The Savage Resurrection Same (Mercury) EX / EX U.S.'1968 225.00
(late 60's orig. U.S. release of rare major-label album spreadin' 60's San Francisco Sound tone-kolorz w/ hovering fuzz-box-guitar tension kindlin' eastern-distorto-trancer modes on "expectations" w/dual-lead guitar trades; bluesy setting w/intense jamm-out on the 7 minutes plus track on side A; the cover on this album sure ranges among the most beautiful ones from that period!)
Same (Mercury) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1968 210.00
(late 60's orig. U.S. release of rare major-label album spreadin' 60's San Francisco Sound tone-kolorz w/ hovering fuzz-box-guitar tension kindlin' eastern-distorto-trancer modes on "expectations" w/dual-lead guitar trades; bluesy setting w/intense jamm-out on the 7 minutes plus track on side A; the cover on this album sure ranges among the most beautiful ones from that period!)
The Sopwith Camel Hello,hello/Treadin' (Kama Sutra) / VG++ U.S.'196 38.00
(orig. yellow/red label MONO-print of fine singlen by this jolly,good-timey  electric/acoustic Folk-Pop band from the 60's San Francisco Sound scene;title-track is from their debut album,B-side is excellent non-Lp song w/the most striking vibrato guitar-sound entanglin' yer' ossicles;)
In Hello Hello (Kama Sutra) EX / M- U.S.'1973 75.00
(early 70's stereo re-print of this jolly, good-timey CLASSIC(orig. released in 1967) ... electric/ acoustic Folk-Pop piece from the 60's San Francisco Sound scene w/ innocently bent Lovin' Spoonful typo kolorz plus a vaudevillian moustache shakin' some stoned drops of khool falsetto-magic ("the great morpheum") and "maybe in a dream" drags ya' out onto some vast russian playn w/ a fanfaring lysergik stayn; this reprint has a different, beautiful color-sleeve and a spoken intro to the opening track!)
Postcard From Jamaica/Little Orphan Annie (Kama Sutra) EX / VG++ U.S.'196 55.00
(orig. yellow/red label MONO PROMO-print of fine single (w/great group-foto
pic-sleeve;) by this jolly, good-timey electric/ acoustic Folk-Pop band from the 60's San
Francisco Sound scene; both songs are from their debut album;)
Same (Kama Sutra) EX / VG++ U.S.'1967 75.00
(orig. yellow/ red label stereo-print of this jolly, good-timey CLASSIC electric/acoustic Folk-Pop piece from the 60's San Francisco Sound scene w/ innocently bent Lovin' Spoonful typo kolorz plus a vaudevillian moustache shakin' some stoned drops of khool falsetto-magic ("the great morpheum") and "maybe in a dream" drags ya' out onto some vast russian playn w/ a fanfaring lysergik stayn; has a beauty "Moscoso-art-sleeve" w/b&w group-photo on back;)
Same (Kama Sutra) M- / EX U.S.'1967 125.00
(orig. yellow/ red label MONO-print of this jolly, good-timey CLASSIC electric/ acoustic Folk-Pop piece from the 60's San Francisco Sound scene w/ innocently bent Lovin' Spoonful typo kolorz plus a vaudevillian moustache shakin' some stoned drops of khool falsetto-magic ("the great morpheum") and "maybe in a dream" drags ya' out onto some vast russian playn w/ a fanfaring lysergik stayn; has a beauty "Moscoso-art-sleeve" w/ color-group-photo on back!)
Transatlantic Railroad Express To Oblivion (RD) M / M CH'2000 85.00
(well, another obscure band-name treasured in the appendix of Ralph J. Gleason's book "the Jefferson Airplane & The San Francisco Sound" finally sneaks into the broad light of day w/ this excellent album containing 5 tracks recorded for Phoenix Records later in the 60's; the band had one single released on the label; the ticket is jammed-out organ-guitar groover-heaven w/quivering lead-axe outbursts on the EXTENDED "elephant"- track on the B-side! ...complete w/ jazzy pulse that was rather typical for bands from that area in that era of 20th century Rock-dimension; sleeve is a beauty to look at w/Psychedelic-Art design and the insert-sheet reveals the story!)
Tripsichord Music Box Same (Akarma) M- / M- I'2000 65.00
(deluxe italian reprint of stone CLASSIC San Francisco Sound time-piece; majestic lead-guitar work deliverin' a healthy dose of strikin' aquarian-age Rock vibes via pounding jams, hard-edged riffin' combined w/ acoustic-guitars, piano..., strong vocal-treats, spiritual overtones and is housed in one of the most beautiful covers in Rock history; this is a double-set in FOC w/plenty of extra-tracks (non-lp 45's and songs from THE 5th PIPE DREAM compilation album)
The Vejtables The Last Thing On My Mind/Mansion Of Tears (Autumn) / EX U.S.'196 75.00
(very rare mid-60's U.S. single by legendary San Francisco band(to be found on the 60's compilation on Vault Record entitled "San Francisco Roots") and produced by(Band member??) Marty Cooper!title-track is the great Tom Paxton song;B-side is bay-ridge gazer electric Frisco-Pop gem w/a shattering guitar sound!nice shape! no sleeve;)

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