Singer-Songwriter D-1

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Dakota Sid Badland Serenade (Lost Dog) M / M- U.S.'1979 110.00
(2nd album by californian Singer-Song-smith driftin' fro' on gentle-stringin' trax laden w/out-west loner/ drifter magic, great acoustic/ electric mix w/bass 'n harmonies; killer version of "the cuckoo" w/pearly lead-e-guit-licks, "nine out of ten" has a wailing fuzz-tone guitar-lead painting a distant, menacing glow! an excellent album of the genre and comes in card-board jacket w/ that lost privat-label-press look!)
Badland Serenade (Lost Dog) SS / SS U.S.'1979 125.00
(2nd album by californian Singer-Song-smith driftin' fro' on gentle-stringin' trax laden w/out-west loner/ drifter magic, great acoustic/ electric mix w/bass 'n harmonies; killer version of "the cuckoo" w/pearly lead-e-guit-licks, "nine out of ten" has a wailing fuzz-tone guitar-lead painting a distant, menacing glow! an excellent album of the genre and comes in card-board jacket w/ that lost privat-label-press typo look!)
Legendary Folk Rumor (No Label) M / M U.S.'1990 26.00
(cassette-only (?) release by californian Singer-Songsmith releasing two very recommended vinyl-albums at the end of the 70's!! bouncin' fro' on gentle-stringin' trax laden with out-west loner/ drifter magic and gentle moods...;)
Same (Lost Dog) M / M- U.S.'1977 110.00
(1st album by californian Singer-Song-smith driftin' fro' on gentle-stringin' trax laden w/out-west loner/ drtifter magic, great acoustic/ electric mix w/bass, dobro 'n harmonies; ...fuzz-tone switched on the wino-anthem "burgundy easy"; ...I can't help it but I sense some Lawrence Hammond typo colors in these lines! card-board jacket w/ that lost privat-press charm!!)
Same (Lost Dog) SS / SS U.S.'1977 125.00
(1st album by californian Singer-Song-smith driftin' fro' on gentle-stringin' trax laden w/out-west loner/ drtifter magic, great acoustic/electric mix w/bass, dobro 'n harmonies; ...fuzz-tone switched on the wino-anthem "burgundy easy"; ...I can't help it but I sense some Lawrence Hammond typo colors in these lines! card-board jacket w/ that lost privat-press charm!!)
Lucio Dalla Dalla (RCA) VG++ / EX I'1980 34.00
(blue-label italian print;FOC;)
Quel Fenomeno Di (RCA) EX / EX I'1979 24.00
(green-label italian print;)
Lucio Dalla & Francesco De Gregori
Banana Republic (RCA) VG++ / EX I'1979 24.00
(blue-label italian print;FOC;)
Karen Dalton In My Own Time (Paramount) EX / VG++ U.S.'1972 95.00
(orig. U.S. print of 2nd album by sing- /songwritin' lady-bird hangin' out in the same penthouse w/ Fred Neil 'n fellow Greenwich Village heroes when the ship came in the mid-60's! Neil himself sez' in the liner notes to this album: "her voice is so unique to describe it would take a poet. All I can say is that she sure can sing the shit out of the Blues" ...well, imagine the rusty halo on a mossy sax in some dusty corner in the shade of a split cornucopia w/ the moon-baked pregnancy of a shut-down honky tonk while a sleepy turtle gives a crystal sigh and Bessie saddles the pony outside the walls of Jericho for a last bye bye! not as down-under-fade-glow baked as her first(on Capitol) but still THERE! covers of Dino Valenti's "something on your mind", Richard Manuel's "in a station", a great rendition of Richard Tucker's "are you leaving for the country"; full band accompaniments starring Harvey Brooks on bass, Amos Garrett on guitar, Bill Keith plays some haunting steel-guitar lines, Bobby Notkoff on violin...; Karen plays 12-string acoustic 'n banjo; Elliott Landy's photos on the front 'n back of this album round up things for perfect delyte!)
Bruce Dalzell Live At The Frontroom Coffeehouse M- / M- U.S.'1994 26.00
(mid-90's cassette-only release of great Live-recorded guitar-Folk sounds by local U.S. songpenner outta Ohio! tasty song-bag w/warm 'n gentle voice that's able to lay a spell on its audience; ...some bluesy edges w/witful lines that shake a good-humour mustache!)
Georg Danzer Direkt (Polydor) VG++ / EX D'1981 22.00
(german print of early 80's Live-album;)
Liederbuch (Polydor) EX / EX D'1978 26.00
(german print of late 70's double-set in FOC w/4-page booklet attached on inner-fold;)
Ruhe Vor Dem Sturm (Polydor) EX / VG+ D'1981 22.00
(early 80's effort;)
Bob Darin Commitment (Direction) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1969 95.00
(Yes, this is Bobby Darin! ...his late 60's release 'n quite a thing in fields of outlaw/desperado rambler moods w/organ 'n funky, swampy laid-back grooves on "Me & Mr. Hohner" (a track which later on found a fine cover thru' a canadian band called Magic Bubble!) ...there's back-porch moonshiner ballads w/ a relxaed twang... Country-Folk w/ a rockin' temper... just too good to be shelved from platforms of remember! ...uni-pak jacket w/ cool photo on inside;)
Commitment (Direction) VG+ / VG++ U.S.'1969 65.00
(Yes, this is Bobby Darin! ...his late 60's release 'n quite a thing in fields of outlaw/desperado rambler moods w/organ 'n funky, swampy laid-back grooves on "Me & Mr. Hohner" (..a track which later on found a fine cover thru' a canadian band called Magic Bubble!) ...there's back-porch moonshiner ballads w/ a relxaed twang... Country-Folk w/ a rockin' temper... just too good to be shelved from platforms of remember! ...uni-pak jacket w/ cool photo on inside;)
Daring & Stahl Sweet Melodies In The Night (Harbor) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1978 95.00
(late 70's U.S. melodic Folk-Rock w/dense acoustic/ electric armouries... female/male lead-vocs, piano, pedal-steel, bass, e-guitars, percussion and the magic violin of Robin Batteau (ex-Appaloosa, Compton & Batteau) and he contributes the most charming opening-track: "take this heart"; Richard Greene also plays violins on one song!! captivating rustic sceneries w/dreamy, poetic angle...; two Bill Staines songs being covered; lyrics-insert-sheet;)
Dave & Gary Still Waters Run Deep/The Cool Breeze Of Evening (Layola) / M- CH'196 55.00
(mid-60's release of nice Folk-Pop songs w/acoustic guitar accompaniment; comes in plain white sleeve (never had a real one!) on this very collectable swiss 60's label!! Dave is David Allen (---???)on same label as The Sevens!)
Dave's Triad Same (Burton) M- / M- D'1976 175.00
(mid-70's german privat-press of excellent Country-Folk-Rock piece by german trio led by Dave German; dense  acoustic/ electric mix w/12-string guitar, e-guit-leads, dobro, 5-string banjo, bass, mellotron, flute 'n mouthharp; ...geneuine americana sprouts w/some catchy melodic angles like on the great "want me to come back"; all sung in english tongue; this is the orig. press (w/yellow label!) in real cover (came out also in plain white sleeve with paste-on sheet on "Westwood"l (w/black label!) ...and the sleeve is a gas... showin' 'em 3 guys sitting on the sofa w/ banjo 'n guitar whilst Grandma stands back beside deer-trophies (hangin' on the wall) with rifle in hand shakin' a frown!!... too much!! ...tear on label;)
Same (Westwood) - / EX D'1976 125.00
(mid-70's german privat-press of excellent Country-Folk-Rock piece by german trio led by Dave German; dense acoustic/ electric mix w/12-string guitar, e-guit-leads, dobro, 5-string banjo, bass, mellotron, flute 'n mouthharp; ...geneuine americana sprouts w/some catchy melodic angles like on the great "want me to come back"; all sung in english tongue; first-press (w/black label!) in plain white sleeve w/paste-on sheet;)
Dianne Davidson Mountain Mama (Janus) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1972 65.00
(U.S. orig. print of Country-Folk-Rock w/swamped, funky grooves here on her 2nd (?) album, Mac Gayden plays guitar and a great slide on the HOT "ain't gonna be treated this way", Tracy Nelson sings back-up vocals, Weldon Myrick on pedal steel; cover of  "Carey" (Joni Mitchell) and "song for Adam" (Jackson Browne) Jesse Winchester's "brand new Tennessee waltz"; color-splashing FOC w/khool studio-pics on inside;)
Jesse Ed Davis Same (Atco) M- / M- U.S.'1970 75.00
(white-label promo print (in top shape!) of his debut; feat. Eric Clapton, Joel Scott-Hill, Leon Russell, Ben Sidran, Merry Clayton and some brass-tooters; cover of Van Morrison's "crazy love";)
Same (Atco) EX / EX / Co. Can'1970 55.00
(scarce yellow-label canadian print of his debut; feat. Eric Clapton, Joel Scott-Hill, Leon Russell, Ben Sidran, Merry Clayton and some brass-tooters; cover of Van Morrison's "crazy love";)
Same (Atco) EX / VG++ U.S.'1970 55.00
(white-label promo print of his debut; feat. Eric Clapton, Joel Scott-Hill, Leon Russell, Ben Sidran, Merry Clayton and some brass-tooters; cover of Van Morrison's "crazy love";)
Ululu (Atco) SS / SS U.S.'1972 65.00
(still sealed orig. print of his 2nd album ;has a swampy, funky cut, covers of "strawberry wine" (TheBand) Leon Russell's "Alcatraz", his own great "red dirt boogie, brother"; FOC;)
Ululu (Atco) EX / EX U.S.'1972 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of his 2nd album; has a swampy, funky cut, covers of "strawberry wine" (The Band) Leon Russell's "Alcatraz", his own great "red dirt boogie, brother"; FOC;)
Ululu (Atlantic) EX / EX J'1972 52.00
(orig. japanese print of his 2nd album; has a swampy, funky cut, covers of "strawberry wine" (The Band) Leon Russell's "Alcatraz", his own great "red dirt boogie, brother"; FOC;)
Ululu (Atco) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. U.S.print of his 2nd album; has a swampy, funky cut, covers of "strawberry wine" (The Band), Leon Russell's "Alcatraz", his own great  "red dirt boogie, brother"; FOC;)
Ululu (Atco) EX / EX U.S.'1972 65.00
(white-label- promo print of his 2nd album; has a swampy, funky cut, covers of "strawberry wine" (The Band) Leon Russell's "Alcatraz", his own great "red dirt boogie, brother"; FOC;)
Spencer Davis & Peter Jameson
It's Been So Long (United Artists) VG++ / VG+(+) U.K.'1971 38.00
(early 70's release of gentle, melodic duo-Folk-stringin' venture w/rustic americana seceneries w/ help from Barney Kessel, Larry Knechtel and Richard Landis; acoustic/electric bag w/ 6- & 12-string guitars, autoharp, harp, bottleneck guitar, quality voc-harmonies on the drift-away-vybed "it's too late now"; comes in "bag-gimmix" jacket;)
Fabrizio De André Non Al Denaro Non All'amore Nè Al Cielo (Produttoriassociati) VG++ / VG+ I'1971 34.00
(orig. italian print in FOC w/lyrics-insert;)
Francesco De Gregori Rimmel (RCA) EX / EX I'1975 34.00
(mid-70's effort by gifted italian songwriter; sung in native tongue)
Viva L'Italia (RCA) EX / EX I'1979 38.00
(late-70's effort by gifted italian songwriter; sung in native tongue)
Dean De Wolf Folkswinger (Argo) VG++ / EX U.S.'1963 75.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/ Songwriter from Chicago accompanied by Ray Tate (12-string-guitar, mandolin and banjo) Johnny Pate (b) and Phil Thomas on drums; expressive voice w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune(well, it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about... right?) ...mostly self penned songs that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance; cover of "St. James Infirmary"; ...impressive stuff for '63!!)
Folkswinger (Argo) SS / SS / Co. U.S.'1963 125.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/ Songwriter from Chicago accompanied by Ray Tate (12-string-guitar, mandolin, and banjo) Johnny Pate (b) and Phil Thomas on drums; expressive voice w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune(well, it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about... right?) ...mostly self penned songs that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance; cover of "St. James Infirmary"; ...impressive stuff for '63!! ...and still sealed!)
Folkswinger (Argo) EX / EX U.S.'1963 95.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/ Songwriter from Chicago accompanied by Ray Tate (12-string-guitar, mandolin and banjo) Johnny Pate (b) and Phil Thomas on drums; expressive voice w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune (well, it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about... right?) mostly self penned songs that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance; cover of "St. James Infirmary"; ...impressive stuff for '63!!)
Folkswinger (Argo) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1963 65.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/Songwriter from Chicago acompanied by Ray Tate (12-string-guitar, mandolin and banjo) Johnny Pate(b) and Phil Thomas on drums; expressive voice w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune(well,it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about...right?)mostly self penned songs that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance; cover of "St.James Infirmary"; ...quite impressive stuff for '63!!)
High Tide (Argo) SS / SS / Co. U.S.'1964 110.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/ Songwriter from Chicago acompanied by Randy Lewis on 2nd guitar; expressive voice (the combination of a white Country-singer and the Negro blues throat!) w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune(well, it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about... right?) ...all self penned songs (save one) that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance by a different protest-singer... his themes ain't 'em topix of the days 'n places but more existential/ personal maps describing life's futility deserts... songs that somehow are able to bridge the white country singers with the negro blues-singers!... or as Joel Holleb of Hootenany Magazine puts it  "...the blending is a reflection of a community in transition"! his exceptional 2nd album and has a great chinese-typo painting/art color-sleeve; still sealed;)
High Tide (Argo) EX / EX U.S.'1964 95.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/Songwriter from Chicago acompanied by Randy Lewis on 2nd guitar; expressive voice (the combination of a white Country-singer and the Negro blues throat!) w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune(well, it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about... right? all self penned songs (save one) that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance by a different protest-singer... his themes ain't 'em topix of the days 'n places but more existential/ personal maps describing life's futility deserts... songs that somehow are able to bridge the white country singers with the negro blues-singers! ...or as Joel Holleb of Hootenany Magazine puts it "...the blending is a reflection of a community in transition"; his exceptional 2nd album and has a great chinese-typo painting/art color-sleeve; promo-label print!)
High Tide (Argo) EX / EX U.S.'1964 85.00
(all acoustic Folk-stringer/Songwriter from Chicago acompanied by Randy Lewis on 2nd guitar; expressive voice (the combination of a white Country-singer and the Negro blues throat!) w/ a rockin' edge and ramblin' fever on the mind and the bottom E-string out of tune(well, it's in tune with him... and that's what it's all about... right? all self penned songs (save one) that really go somewhere... highly original and a powerful performance by a different protest-singer ...his themes ain't 'em topix of the days 'n places but more existential/personal maps describing life's futility deserts ...songs that somehow are able to bridge the white country singers with the negro blues-singers! ...or as Joel Holleb of Hootenany Magazine puts it "...the blending is a reflection of a community in transition"; his exceptional 2nd album and has a great chinese-typo painting/art color-sleeve;)
Russell Dean Same (Metromedia) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1971 42.00
(early 70's U.S. rustic, melodic Folk-Rock w/a Pop approach in the arrangements, full-band sound w/ strings, piano, harpsichord, flute, trumpet, guitars 'n harp; white-label promo print; FOC;)
Same (Metromedia) VG++ / EX U.S.'1971 42.00
(early 70's U.S. rustic, melodic Folk-Rock w/a Pop approach in the arrangements, full-band sound w/ strings, piano, harpsichord, flute, trumpet, guitars 'n harp; FOC;)
Same (Metromedia) EX / EX U.S.'1971 52.00
(early 70's U.S. rustic, melodic Folk-Rock w/a Pop approach in the arrangements,
full-band sound w/ strings, piano, harpsichord, flute, trumpet, guitars 'n harp; white-label promo print; FOC;)
Jamie DeFrates Son Of Dust (Sweet Appaloosa Music) M- / M- U.S.'1978 175.00
(2nd album by Florida-based Singer-Songwriter/Folk-Poet w/most expressive melodic voice revealing a spiritual/social concern (x-ian vibes) 'n trancey drops of wonderment on full-band accompanied songs; violin, guitars, banjo, keyboards w/synth effects, bass 'n percussion; comes in great "seer/sage/embryo" FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Son Of Dust (Sweet Appaloosa Music) EX / VG++ U.S.'1978 155.00
(2nd album by Florida-based Singer-Songwriter/ Folk-Poet w/most expressive melodic voice revealing a spiritual/ social concern (x-ian vibes) 'n trancey drops of wonderment on full-band accompanied songs; violin, guitars, banjo, keyboards w/synth effects, bass 'n percussion; comes in great "seer/ sage/ embryo" FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Dan Del Santo White Feathers In The Coop (Trix) EX / EX U.S.'1976 65.00
(mostly acoustic intrumental cuttin' it deep into rootsy americana Folk-Blues traditions w/slide, dobro and one hell of a laid-back passion; Evan Stover adds some violin; incl. "the last sunset" a most haunting vocal-track; nice cardboard jacket showin' Dan stealin' chicken and two black guys catch him w/guns!)
White Feathers In The Coop (Trix) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1976 55.00
(mostly acoustic intrumental cuttin' it deep into rootsy americana Folk-Blues traditions w/slide, dobro and one hell of a laid-back passion; Evan Stover adds some violin; incl. "the last sunset" a most haunting vocal-track; nice cardboard jacket showin' Dan stealin' chicken and two black guys catch him w/guns!)
White Feathers In The Coop (Trix) M / M- U.S.'1976 75.00
(mostly acoustic intrumental cuttin' it deep into rootsy americana Folk-Blues traditions w/slide, dobro and one hell of a laid-back passion; Evan Stover adds some violin; incl. "the last sunset", a most haunting vocal-track; nice cardboard jacket showin' Dan stealin' chicken and two black guys catch him w/guns!)
Randy Denison Randy Denison's Collage (Mega) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1970 95.00
(Texas-born late 60's Singer-Songsmith w/ full-combo backing; sky-bound melodic Folk- (Rock) gone w/ dreamy vibes, subtle voc-harmonies w/ flute 'n some lofty string-arrangments; yellow-label promo print in thick, psychedelically styled FOC;)
Sandy Denny Sandy (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1972 55.00
(early 70's solo-effort by Fairport Convention's lead-singer; feat. R. Thompson, Pat Donaldson, Dave Swarbrick, Sneake Pete Kleinow on pedal-steel, brass arrangements by Allen Toussaint; cover of Dylan's "tomorrow is a long time", produced by Trevor Lucas; FOC w/lyrics surrounded by flowery wreath;)
John Denver Take Me To Tomorrow (RCA) VG++ / EX U.S.'1970 36.00
(orig. orange label U.S. print; incl. "Aspen glow" , "Amsterdam" , "follow me" ...; starring such ace players as Russ Savakus, Herb Lovelle, Paul Griffin ...;)
Barbara Dickson The Album (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1980 42.00
(orig. U.S. white-label-promo print of 1980 effort by legendary 60's U.K.  Folk/Singer-Songwriter-lady cuttin songs for that splendid "from the beggar's mantel" -album back then; here 'tis is well arranged Pop w/ a voice (!) accompanied by Alan Tarney (bass, guitars, keyboards 'n vocs) Trever Spencer (drums 'n percussion)
Richard Digance In Concert (Transatlantic) VG++ / VG++ U.K.'1975 42.00
(great mid-70's live-show by eccentric U.K. Folk-barde trying his wits on good humour and the falsetto moustache in a pot of odd rumour!long strolls... his acoustic guitar 'n voice plus "beaver the believer" in his pants!)
Same (Mercury) M- / EX U.S.'1975 36.00
(U.S. orig. print of mid-70's release by this british Folk-Rocker/Singer-Songwriter; backing band feat. Michael Chapman on slide- & lead-guitar; w/lyrics-insert;)
Michael Dinner The Great Pretender (Fantasy) M- / EX U.S.'1974 52.00
(mid-70's U.S. West-Coast Folk-Rock writer w/gentle, mellow voice 'n great backing band feat. Ed Black on steel guitar 'n electric lead-guitar, Al Perkins also plays steel-guitar, Linda Ronstadt & Ronee Blakley sing backing vocs, Michael Bowden, Russ Kunkel, Larry Knechtel, Nick DeCaro on accordion that adds a BAND-cut on the captivating "Pentacott lane"...; "tattooed man from Chelsea" is uptempo Roadhouse rocker kick-ass w/great slide 'n steel jobs! FOC w/lyrics printed on the inside; ...a surprisingly good bag o' songs for a tricky year like this!)
Donovan 7-Tease (Epic) EX / VG++ U.S.'1974 28.00
(mid-70's release recorded in Nashville; Buffy Saint-Marie adds some background vocs; w/inner-sleeve;)
Barabajagal (Epic) EX / EX U.S.'1968 42.00
(orange label U.S. 2nd-print; incl. "Atlantis", 2 tracks performed w/ the Jeff Beck Group; has the "Donovan's Isle" -insert sheet;)
Catch The Wind (Hickory) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1965 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of his 2nd album... incl. 'Josie', the Alamo, 'ramblin' Boy'...title track (of course) among others ...;)
Colours +3 (Vogue) EX / VG++ F'196 55.00
(rare french 7" 4-track E.P. w/nice pic-sleeve;)
Fairytale (Marble Arch) VG++ / VG+ U.K.'1965 42.00
(U.K. yellow label 2nd (?) print of his 3rd album; incl. "I'll try for the sun" (a song that received its def. treatment by a U.S. band called Hearts & Flowers on their first album on Capitol Records in '67!) ..."Jersey Thursday", "the summer day reflection song", "sunny Goodge Street"; vinyl here's a bit of a crakly nature...;)
Greatest Hits (Epic) EX / EX NL'197 22.00
(holland reprint in non-FOC;)
Greatest Hits (Epic) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1969 38.00
(yellow label orig. U.S. print in FOC plus photo-sheets attached to inner-fold;)
The Hurdy Gurdy Man/Teen Angel (Epic) EX / VG++ D'196 26.00
(orig. german print of single w/pic-sleeve; B-side is non-Lp(?))
The Real Donovan (Hickory) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1966 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of fine compilation album;incl. 'turquoise' , 'catch the wind' ; the ballad of the crystal man' ; colours' , 'hey Gyp' , the war drags on' , 'to try for the sun' ...;)
The Hurdy Gurdy Man (Epic) M- / M- U.S.'1968 SOLD
(orig. U.S. print w/yellow label; incl. great title-track, "Jennifer Juniper"; the eaze-tyrn perco-ripplin' "Tangier" for pic-notik-nick-el bag; top shape!)
The World Of Donovan (Epic) EX / EX NL'1972 34.00
(early 70's holland double-compilation-set in FOC;)

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