Singer-Songwriter R

Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record / Co. Released Price CHF
Gerry Rafferty City To City (United Artists) EX / VG++ D'1978 Sold
(german club edition print; incl. "Baker street"; ...has xerox-press-kit sheets;)
City To City (United Artists) EX / EX U.S.'1978 34.00
(orig. U.S.print;incl."Baker street";)
Same (Logo) EX / EX D'1978 Sold
(german reprint of debut solo-album by ex-Humblebums, Stealer's Wheel member hitting it big w/ "Baker street" some moons later;)
Sleepwalking (Liberty) EX / EX NL'1982 Sold
(holland print of early 80's solo-album by ex-Humblebums, Stealer's Wheel member hitting it big w/ "Baker Street" in the late 70's;)
Rainman Same (Negram) M- / M- A'199 42.00
(early 90's euro-reprint of scarce early 70's release by ex Q65-leader Frank Nuyens; strong bag reekin' w/ open-road wayfarer moods drenched w/drop-out Hippie vybes; acoustic/ electric mix w/piano, guitars...; cover of Tim Hardin's "don't make promises" that cuts close to the originator's captivating voice;)
Willis Alan Ramsey Same (Shelter) VG++ / VG++ / Co. U.S.'1972 55.00
(early 70's U.S. orig. red label first print of this excellent Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter album w/full band backing; moods reekin' w/swamp-drifter allures 'n rustic ,backwoodsy air; a voice that combines Jim Croce's w/ Danny O'Keefe's...; Leon Russell plays piano, Kenneth Buttrey, Eddie Hinton, Dusty Rhodes, Tim Drummond, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel...; on "the ballad of Spider John" there's some nice accordion lines by Nick De Caro & Ernie Watts blows some sax; "boy from Oklahoma" feat. steel-pedal magic by Red Rhodes; "Northeast Texas women" is barroom-shakin' jamm-out w/plenty o' vintage dust bein kicked up in good ol' The BAND-wagon typo manner! special thanks go out to J. J. Cale & Gregg Allman;)
Same (Shelter) EX / EX U.S.'1972 52.00
(early 70's U.S. orig. bright yellow label 2nd print of this excellent Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter album w/full band backing; moods reekin' w/swamp-drifter allures 'n rustic, backwoodsy air; a voice that combines Jim Croce's w/ Danny O'Keefe's...; Leon Russell plays piano, Kenneth Buttrey, Eddie Hinton, Dusty Rhodes, Tim Drummond, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel...; on "the ballad of Spider John" there's some nice accordion lines by Nick De Caro & Ernie Watts blows some sax; "boy from Oklahoma" feat. steel-pedal magic by Red Rhodes; "Northeast Texas women" is barroom-shakin' jamm-out w/plenty o' vintage dust bein kicked up in good ol' The BAND-wagon typo manner! special thanks go out to J. J. Cale & Gregg Allman;)
Same (Shelter/MCA) M- / M- U.S.'1972 42.00
(later in the 70's reprint of this excellent Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter album w/full band backing; moods reekin' w/swamp-drifter allures 'n rustic, backwoodsy air; a voice that combines Jim Croce's w/ Danny O'Keefe's...; Leon Russell plays piano, Kenneth Buttrey, Eddie Hinton, Dusty Rhodes, Tim Drummond, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel...; on "the ballad of Spider John" there's some nice accordion lines by Nick De Caro & Ernie Watts blows some sax; "boy from Oklahoma" feat. steel-pedal magic by Red Rhodes; "Northeast Texas women" is barroom-shakin' jamm-out w/plenty o' vintage dust bein kicked up in good ol' The BAND-wagon typo manner! special thanks go out to J. J. Cale & Gregg Allman;)
Same (Shelter) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1972 65.00
(early 70's U.S. orig. red label first print (in un-cut sleeve) of this excellent Folk-Rock/Singer-Songwriter album w/full band backing; moods reekin' w/swamp-drifter allures 'n rustic, backwoodsy air; a voice that combines Jim Croce's w/ Danny O'Keefe's...; Leon Russell plays piano, Kenneth Buttrey, Eddie Hinton, Dusty Rhodes, Tim Drummond, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel...; on "the ballad of Spider John" there's some nice accordion lines by Nick De Caro & Ernie Watts blows some sax; "boy from Oklahoma" feat. steel-pedal magic by Red Rhodes; "Northeast Texas women" is barroom-shakin' jamm-out w/plenty o' vintage dust bein kicked up in good ol' BAND-wagon typo manner!special thanks go out to J. J. Cale & Gregg Allman;)
Same (Shelter) VG++ / VG++ / Cc. U.S.'1972 42.00
(early 70's U.S. orig. bright yellow label 2nd print of this excellent Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter album w/full band backing; moods reekin' w/swamp-drifter allures 'n rustic, backwoodsy air; a voice that combines Jim Croce's w/ Danny O'Keefe's...; Leon Russell plays piano, Kenneth Buttrey, Eddie Hinton, Dusty Rhodes, Tim Drummond, Jim Keltner, Russ Kunkel...; on "the ballad of Spider John" there's some nice accordion lines by Nick De Caro & Ernie Watts blows some sax; "boy from Oklahoma" feat. steel-pedal magic by Red Rhodes; "Northeast Texas women" is barroom-shakin' jamm-out w/plenty o' vintage dust bein kicked up in good ol' BAND-wagon typo manner!special thanks go out to J. J. Cale & Gregg Allman;)
Tom Rapp Familiar Songs (Reprise) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. U.S. print of early 70's solo-effort by Pearls Before Swine founder; melodic Folk-Rock w/ some Country tinge;)
Familiar Songs (Reprise) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1972 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of early 70's solo-effort by Pearls Before Swine founder; melodic Folk-Rock w/ some Country tinge;)
Sunforest (Blue Thumb) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1973 52.00
(orig. U.S. print of another 70's solo-effort by Pearls Before Swine founder; melodic Folk-Rock w/weed- burnin' pastoral chamber moods raised under dreamy hoods; full band accompaniment feat. Kenny Buttrey, David Briggs, Diane Harris w/lady-harmony vocs;)
Chris Rawlings Same (Cooking Fat Music) M- / M- Can'1984 52.00
(mid-80's effort by canadian Singer-Songwriter who released a great album entitled "Pearlriver turnaround" in the 70's of which some songs are featured here in their original form! most selections prev. released in  the 70's... so we're talking some sort of a compilation album w/addition of new songs; fine, rustic melo-trails w/introspective air thru' poetic straw; fiddle, guitars, steel, harp, piano...; Anna McGarrigle is featured as vocalist;)
Same (Cooking Fat Music) SS / SS Can'1984 65.00
(mid-80's effort by canadian Singer-Songwriter who released a great album entitled "Pearlriver turnaround" in the 70's of which some songs are featured here in their original form! most selections prev. released in  the 70's... so we're talking some sort of a compilation album w/addition of new songs; fine, rustic melo-trails w/introspective air thru' poetic straw; fiddle, guitars, steel, harp, piano...; Anna McGarrigle is featured as vocalist;)
Dave Ray Fine Soft Land (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1967 75.00
(2nd solo-effort by one third of Koerner, Ray & Glover; all acoustic 12-string guitar pickin' w/ some harmonica & piano (as alternate instrument) ...deep down rootsy white-boy americana Folk-Blues performance, many a self-penned song plus GREAT raga-esque instra-mental version of "baby please don't go"; orig. gold-label MONO print!)
Fine Soft Land (Elektra) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1967 52.00
(2nd solo-effort by one third of Koerner, Ray & Glover; all acoustic 12-string guitar pickin' w/ some harmonica & piano (as alternate instrument) ...deep down rootsy white-boy americana Folk-Blues performance, many a self-penned song plus GREAT raga-esque instra-mental version of "baby please don't go"; butterfly-label stereo print;)
Dave 'Snaker' Ray Kid-Man (Mountain Railroad) M- / M- / Cc. U.S.'1965 55.00
(later-in-the-70's-solo-effort by one third of Koerner, Ray & Glover; acoustic/electric guitar pickin' w/slide & harmonica plus his bloozed voice (of course) ...and again it's deep down rootsy white-boy americana Folk-Blues performance; incl. Arthur Crudup's "Arthur's boogie" (5:38) "two trains" (Muddy Waters) "devil got my woman" (Skip James) ...great stuff in all by a guy who is THERE!)
Kid-Man (Mountain Railroad) M- / EX U.S.'197 55.00
(later-in-the-70''s-solo-effort by one third of Koerner, Ray & Glover; acoustic/electric guitar pickin' w/slide & harmonica plus his bloozed voice (of course); ...and again it's deep down rootsy white-boy americana Folk-Blues performance; incl. Arthur Crudup's "Arthur's boogie" (5:38) "two trains" (Muddy Waters) "devil got my woman" (Skip James) great stuff in all by a guy who is THERE!)
John Dawson Read Read On (Chrysalis) M- / M- U.S.'1976 34.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of fine, melodic Folk-Rock w/string arranged selections; Frank Ricotti on percussion;)
Peter Read Same (Grunion) EX / EX U.S.'1978 SOLD
(orig. U.S. privat-press of relaxed, back-porch Folk- (Rock) album w/loungy sway 'n good-timey spray; full-band sound w/guitars, banjo, steel, piano, synth, sax, clarinet, bass 'n drums; the artist hails from Arkansas and skakes a somewhat eccentric tayl-feather as can be seen on the simple b&w cover which has his name in white on black on front and the backside sez' Reter Pead in black letters on white ground; lyrics inner-sleeve;)
Redeker The Elusive Spondulic/The Masters Of Tango (No Label) EX / EX U.S.'1982 26.00
(early 90's cassette-only release by Daryl Redeker, a Folk-Rock/Singer-Songwriter from the U.S. pacific northwest releasing various albums (mostly w/ his siter Renée) in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. some albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; there's the eccentric klick of the barde/poet playing the trick as he's setting spark to your attention... and you're hooked w/ a special tension! electric/acoustic songlines w/ percussion 'n effects and his intriguing voice that flatters the whisper for the sake of melodies rising crisper! one-man-band thing and comes in nice cover w/ink drawing done by the artist himself!)
Hide And Seek (Angular Productions) EX / EX U.S.'1982 95.00
(fifth vinyl-release by Daryl Redeker and his sister Renee, a Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter duo from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. their previous albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; Renee is graced w/a most captivating, colorfully ozcillating voice that tickles a special heartstring, soulfully jazzed edge w/seductive bend; Daryl's throat  reflects some melodic whisper on canvas of restrained shriek; their songwriting sparkles w/a most poetic, eccentric cut; fine acoustic/ electric blend w/full band backing, some sax and harmonica, keyboards...; remake of "love keeps coming" from their wonderful "Musik" album released in '80; rather home-made looking album w/paper-wrapper sleeve; comes w/a promo-single (Angular ang 201) that has 2 album-tracks: "love keeps coming" & "give me a call"; no sleeve;)
Hide And Seek (Angular Productions) EX / EX U.S.'1982 75.00
(fifth vinyl-release by Daryl Redeker and his sister Renee, a Folk-Rock/Singer-Songwriter duo from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. their previous albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; Renee is graced w/a most captivating, colorfully ozcillating voice that tickles a special heartstring, soulfully jazzed edge w/seductive bend; Daryl's throat  reflects some melodic whisper on canvas of restrained shriek; their songwriting sparkles w/a most poetic, eccentric cut; fine acoustic/electric blend w/full band backing, some sax and harmonica, keyboards...; remake of "love keeps coming" from their wonderful "Musik" album released in '80; rather home-made looking album w/paper-wrapper sleeve;)
Portraits (Angular Productions) M- / M- U.S.'1984 42.00
(sixth vinyl-release by Daryl Redeker and his sister Renee, a Folk-Rock/Singer-Songwriter duo from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. their previous albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; Renee is graced w/a most captivating, colorfully ozcillating voice that tickles a special heartstring, soulfully jazzed edge w/seductive bend; Daryl's throat  reflects some melodic whisper on canvas of restrained shriek; their songwriting sparkles w/a most poetic, eccentric cut; fine acoustic/electric blend w/ a more rocked-out edge and that definite 80's pulse shining thru'; Debby Dewey plays a piano solo (Prelude in C from ten pieces, opus 12 by Sergei Prokofiev;)
Mental Health (Angular Productions) M- / M- U.S.'1985 42.00
(7th vinyl-release by Daryl Redeker and his sister Renee, a Folk-Rock/Singer-Songwriter duo from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. their previous albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; Renee is graced w/a most captivating, colorfully ozcillating voice that tickles a special heartstring, soulfully jazzed edge w/seductive bend; Daryl's throat  reflects some melodic whisper on canvas of restrained shriek; their songwriting sparkles w/a most poetic, eccentric cut; fine acoustic/electric blend w/ a more rocked-out edge and that definite 80's pulse shining thru'; ...there's some stealin' back though to earlier acres on the A-side w/subtle acoustic strummin' 'n sparse melodic songs;)
Mental Health (Angular Productions) SS / SS U.S.'1985 65.00
(7th vinyl-release by Daryl Redeker and his sister Renee, a Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter duo from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. their previous albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; Renee is graced w/a most captivating, colorfully ozcillating voice that tickles a special heartstring, soulfully jazzed edge w/seductive bend; Daryl's throat  reflects some melodic whisper on canvas of restrained shriek; their songwriting sparkles w/a most poetic, eccentric cut; fine acoustic/ electric blend w/ a more rocked-out edge and that definite 80's pulse shining thru'; ...there's some stealin' back though to earlier acres on the A-side w/subtle acoustic strummin' 'n sparse melodic songs;)
Portraits (Angular Productions) SS / SS U.S.'1984 55.00
(sixth vinyl-release by Daryl Redeker and his sister Renee, a Folk-Rock/Singer-Songwriter duo from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/80's of the 20th century. their previous albums got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild and Guild; Renee is graced w/a most captivating, colorfully ozcillating voice that tickles a special heartstring, soulfully jazzed edge w/seductive bend; Daryl's throat  reflects some melodic whisper on canvas of restrained shriek; their songwriting sparkles w/a most poetic, eccentric cut; fine acoustic/electric blend w/ a more rocked-out edge and that definite 80's pulse shining thru'; Debby Dewey plays a piano solo (Prelude in C from ten pieces, opus 12 by Sergei Prokofiev;)
Daryl Redeker Gypsy Moon (Speedbump Music) M / M U.S.'1998 42.00
(late 90's compilation-CD-only-release by this very gifted Folk-Rock/ Singer-Songwriter from the U.S. pacific northwest in the 70's/ 80's & 90's of the 20th century. his previous albums (most of them being in cassette-form!!) got released under the name of The Minstrel String Guild, Guild and Redeker; ...a most versatile bag full o' introspective wits 'n keen visualizations thru' veils of rogue-ish layers ...no special message... just this gentle massage of songsmithin'... acoustic/electric mix  bound to make your antecipation kindle with unexpected kix! w/ help from his sister Renée on vocals and  some of these 20 gems of song have additional harmonies, bass 'n drums;)
John Renbourn Another Monday (Transatlantic) M- / EX I'1966 34.00
(70's italian reprint of 1966 album by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
The Black Balloon (Transatlantic) EX / EX U.K.'1979 34.00
(late 70's release (white label print) by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
The Black Balloon (Transatlantic) EX / EX U.K.'1979 42.00
(late 70's (beige-label print) release by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
The Hermit (Transatlantic) EX / EX U.S.'1976 52.00
(mid-70's orig. U.S. release by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
The Nine Maidens (Flying Fish) EX / EX U.S.'1985 34.00
(mid-80's U.S. release by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
Same (Reprise) EX / EX U.S.'1973 55.00
(deluxe U.S. double-set (in nice FOC) containing reprints of the first 2 albums by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
Sir John Alot Of (Reprise) EX / EX Can'197 42.00
(70's canadian reprint of 1968 album by co-founder of Pentangle... a master of the Elegantly Eclectic!)
Emitt Rhodes Mirror (Abc/Dunhill) M / M / Co. U.S.'1971 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of 3rd album by native Singer-Sogwriter; tasty Pop-lanes w/folksy touch,subtle arrangements an some Beatle-esque brushing in the harmonies; Emitt plays all the instruments and he also arranged & produced; mix-down engineer is Keith Olson ;FOC w/lyrics printed on inside;)
Same (Abc/Dunhill) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1970 38.00
(orig. U.S. print of 2nd album by native Singer-Sogwriter; tasty Pop-lanes w/folksy touch, subtle arrangements an some Beatle-esque brushing in the harmonies; Emitt plays all the instruments and he also arranged & produced; mix-down engineers are Keith Olson & Curt Boettcher; FOC;)
Tony Rice Church Street Blues (Sugar Hill) M- / M- U.S.'1983 36.00
(orig. U.S. print of quality guitar-stringin' Country-Folk album by renowned picker tryin' wits on Tom Paxton's "last thing on my mind" and Hamilton Camp's "pride of man" w/Whyatt Rice on second acoustic box on some selections;)
Karl Richey Same (Studio 10) EX / EX U.S.'196 75.00
(harp-blowin' 'n guitar-strummin' Frisco Coffehouse Folk-poet dealin skid-flaked chips w/rootsy, bluesy grits... gone w/ a wheelin' bohemia bag givin' treats to some topics of the times w/ weedy sense & a restless temper as he's about to jump some fence; "Mary Jane" (probably should be written w/small letters!?)  "stoned livin'", "unwed mother"...; on same label as Day Blindness, Leon's Creation...; has 2 insert sheets!!)
Clay Riness Down To The Cellar (Weary Wolf) M / M U.S.'1985 95.00
(third album on this fine 80's privat-label from Wisconsin; excellent rootsy pluckin' 'n singin' w/acoustic guitars, bass, drums and rustic Chamber moods w/cello & violin runs; a raggy spree w/slide, bloozed woes 'n hoes; Clay's voice is of a weed-burnt, ramble-fevered nature & swampy feel that captures w/ a natural originality; nice card-board jacket and comes w/lyrics insert-sheet;)
Down To The Cellar (Weary Wolf) M- / M- U.S.'1985 75.00
(third album on this fine 80's privat-label from Wisconsin; excellent rootsy pluckin' 'n singin' w/acoustic guitars, bass, drums and rustic Chamber moods w/cello & violin runs; a raggy spree w/slide, bloozed woes 'n hoes; Clay's voice is of a weed-burnt, ramble-fevered nature & swampy feel that captures w/ a natural originality; nice card-board jacket and comes w/lyrics insert-sheet;)
Rollin' In My Changes (Weary Wolf) M / M- U.S.'1983 75.00
(debut for this fine 80's privat-label from Wisconsin; excellent rootsy pluckin' 'n singin' w/acoustic guitars, bass, drums and sax-leads on the jazzed-out, shaky "whippin' rug"-track; a raggy spree w/slide, bloozed woes 'n hoes; Clay's voice is of a weed-burnt, ramble-fevered nature & swampy feel that captures w/ a natural originality; comes w/lyrics inner-sleeve;)
T.R. Ritchie Changing Of The Guards (Apex) EX / EX U.S.'1989 28.00
(canadian singer-songwriter deliverin' this striking bag o' songs full o' heartfelt passion, sparse arrangements and captivating lines only a gifted songsmith is able to draw!! "light on the water" -track sez it all!!this is the cassette-release)
Changing Of The Guards (Apex) EX / EX U.S.'1990 42.00
(canadian singer-songwriter deliverin' this striking bag o' songs full o' heartfelt passion, sparse arrangements and captivating lines only a gifted songsmith is able to draw!! "light on the water" -track sez it all!!this is the CD-release w/lyrics printed;)
Not Just Another Pretty Songwriter (Apex) EX / EX U.S.'1984 28.00
(cassette-only (?) release of mid-80's recordings by this fine canadian singer-songwriter deliverin' this striking bag o' songs full o' heartfelt passion, sparse arrangements and captivating lines only a gifted songsmith is able to draw!! ...ramblin' strayns o'wits on struggle outta stupor plus a delicate sense of humour... most authentic soil shaken up in self-made turmoil...;)
Mario Rivas Canciòn En Tiempo De Esperanza (No Label) M- / M- CH'1985 34.00
(mid-80's swiss press of fine Singer-Songwriter/ Folk album by this guitarist/ singer from Bolivia; full-band accompaniment feat. flutes, guitars, percussion, bass...; comes w/lyrics-insert-sheet w/ german translation;)
Sixto Rodriguez Cold Fact (Sussex) EX / EX S.A.'1974 Sold
(RARE South African (only?) release of strong Singer-Songwriter album (by black/latino(?) w/a Pop edge; his voice is of a similar aura as David McWilliams ("days of Pearly Spencer") w/more of a renegade ramble fever!! arranged songs in spots and some fuzz-box-wailin' guitar cranks on "only good for conversation" and the HOT "hate street dialogue" (w/sitar tuned fuzz-guitar... a sound I've never heard before!!) ...there's an angry frown bein' shaken w/themes on the topics of 60's/early 70's goings... like drug-abuse reference ("like Janis") and society's ill-fated ways ("inner city blues", "this is not a song, it's an outburst: or, the establishment blues" and the above mentioned "hate street") ...reall khool horn 'n string arrangements by Dennis Coffey & Mike Theodore who also produced this real special and LOST album w/a definite message!)
Paul C. Roemer On My Way To...Who Knows When (Scorpion) EX / EX U.S.'1978 110.00
(late 70's orig. privat-press of relaxed, weed-hipster-vybed pastoral Folk charmer-album from Minnesota; full-band backing incl. electric/ acoustic guitars, violin + viola, e-bass, lap-steel-guitar, banjo, flute, mouth harp & fine female harmony-vocs; a lady sings lead on a song too; the album is dediated to Phil Ochs!! the card-board jacket has a fantastic b&w Psychedelic-Art (Dave Sheridan comix-style) ink-drawing on front and the back is autographed by Paul!)
Sally Rogers In The Cirle Of The Sun (Thrushwood) M- / M- U.S.'1982 95.00
(orig. early 80's U.S. print of pastoral Chamber-Folk w/sky-bound, intriguing lead-voice; full-band setting incl. dulcimer, banjo, concertina, bodhran, guitars, mandolin... feat. Dakota Dave Hull on additional guitar; great cover of "where the coho flash silver" (Lloyd Arntzen) ...comes w/lyrics-insert-sheet; according to the National Association of Independent Record Distributors & Manufacturers this was the best Folk album of 1982!)
In The Cirle Of The Sun (Thrushwood) EX / EX U.S.'1982 75.00
(orig. early 80's U.S. print of pastoral Chamber-Folk w/sky-bound, intriguing lead-voice; full-band setting incl. dulcimer, banjo, concertina, bodhran, guitars, mandolin... feat. Dakota Dave Hull on additional guitar; great cover of "where the coho flash silver" (Lloyd Arntzen) ...comes w/lyrics-insert-sheet; according to the National Association of Independent Record Distributors & Manufacturers this was the best Folk album of 1982!)
The Unclaimed Pint (Thrushwood) EX / EX U.S.'1982 95.00
(orig. early 80's U.S. print of pastoral Chamber-Folk w/sky-bound, intriguing lead-voice; full-band setting (on some songs) incl. dulcimer, banjo,  guitars, mandolin, viola & violin, dobro, ... feat. members of The Lost World String Band (... a fine album released on Wheatland Records!!) and Karrie Potter on vocs & guitar (member of The Bosom Buddies Stringband)  ... great cover of "one I love" (written by Jean Ritchie)  "mathey groves" (which actually is "Matty Groves") includes 2 added scafford verses and Robert Ford (murderer of Jesse James) finds his villainous  way into this ballad!! back cover has line-ups and comments to the songs!)
Tim Rose Come Away Melinda/Long Time Man (Columbia) / VG++ U.S.'1967 55.00
(orig. U.S. white-label-promo issue of great single containing 2 songs from his STAGGERING debut album; "long time man" builds into a poundin' tension-mere w/supreme bass 'n drum jobs (Purdie provides a most intense drummin' job ...among the BEST I've ever heard!!) ACE sound quality! no sleeve;)
Hey Joe/I'm Bringin' It Home (CBS) EX / VG++ F'1967 75.00
(RARE 'n NICE orig. french print of single containing the famous title-Classic from his STAGGERING debut album; B-side is non-Lp uptempo R&B screamer w/ruff, soulful vocs 'n cute lady-back-up! has a great pic-sleeve w/ photo of Tim on the front;)
Hey Joe/King Lonely The Blue (Columbia) / VG++ Can'1967 55.00
(RARE orig. canadian print of single containing the famous version of title-Classic from his STAGGERING debut album; B-side is HOT R&B stompin' grooves w/cute lady-back-ups and is non-album!! no sleeve;)
Morning Dew/You're Slipping Away From Me (CBS) EX / VG++ F'1967 55.00
(RARE 'n NICE orig. french print of single containing 2 tracks from his STAGGERING debut album; has a beauty pic-sleeve w/small photo of Tim on the back-side!!)
Same (Columbia) M- / M- U.S.'1967 175.00
orig. 360-label MONO print in top shape! his staggering debut album standing any test as for premier Singer- Songwriter bliss and a striking performance this is!deep down ponder-dungeon vibes w/ a craw that's biting nails out of the cross!band backing features the powerful drumming of Pretty Purdie,Hugh McCracken & Jay Berliner on guitars,Chuck Rainey & Felix Pappalardi on bass,Art Butler & Joey Scott on piano;the latter also helped arrange along w/David Rubinson,who produced this timeless,classic masterwork!;for my ears,this album has the best version of "morning dew","come away melinda" has most haunting Chamber-string arrangements, "long time man" builds into a poundin' tension-mere w/supreme bass 'n drum jobs (Purdie provides a most intense drummin' job!!) & a break-loose e-guitar harvesting the remaining crops!"I got a loneliness" is bustin' white-boy soul seams w/quiverin' piano lines 'n hot lady-back-ups;"hey Joe"sounds pretty much like the Hendrix-version w/out 'em electric plugs...or did the latter in fact plug Tim's version(?)
Dave Rudolf Folks (Tunesmythe) EX / VG++ U.S.'1976 75.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of rural, backwoodsy Country-Folk album w/acoustic 6-& 12-string guitars, e-guitar, piano, bass 'n drums; all self-penned songs w/sparse arrangements, keepin' to natural, basic soil;)
The Tunesmythe (Tunesmythe) EX / VG++ U.S.'197 95.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of rural, backwoodsy Country-Folk album w/acoustic 6-& 12-string guitars, e-guitar, piano, bass 'n drums; all self-penned songs w/sparse arrangements, keepin' to natural, basic soil;)
Tom Rush Blues,Songs & Ballads (Prestige) M!! / EX U.S.'1964 165.00
(suberb 2nd album by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/guitar-stringer from the Boston-Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; his voice 'n guitar plus stand-up bass by Fritz Richmond; incl. "Alabama bound", "pallet on the floor", "cocaine", "Stackerlee", "baby please don't go"; recorded  late in spring '63!! top shape!)
The Circle Game (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1968 38.00
(late 60's album for Elektra Records by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/guitar-stringer from the Boston/ Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; a most lyrical/ poetic song-bag here (w/a breeze of Lounge-Pop) climaxing on a captivating version of Joni Mitchell's "urge for going" (2 more Joni Mitchell songs to be enjoyed) ...full-band sound w/arranged parts; incl. Bruce Langhorne, Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken on guitars, drums by Pretty Purdie, Herbie Lovelle & Richie Ritz, Paul Harris plays keyboards and he conducted the orchestra; butterfly-label print;)
The Circle Game (Elektra) EX / VG++ U.S.'1968 42.00
(late 60's album for Elektra Records by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/guitar-stringer from the Boston/ Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; a most lyrical/poetic song-bag here (w/a breeze of Lounge-Pop) climaxing on a captivating version of Joni Mitchell's "urge for going" (2 more Joni Mitchell songs to be enjoyed...) ...full-band sound w/arranged parts; incl. Bruce Langhorne, Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken on guitars, drums by Pretty Purdie, Herbie Lovelle & Richie Ritz, Paul Harris plays keyboards and he conducted the orchestra; red label print;)
The Circle Game (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1968 55.00
(late 60's album for Elektra Records by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston-Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; a most lyrical/ poetic song-bag here (w/a breeze of Lounge-Pop) climaxing on a captivating version of Joni Mitchell's "urge for going" (2 more Joni Mitchell songs to be enjoyed...) ...full-band sound w/arranged parts; incl. Bruce Langhorne, Eric Gale, Hugh McCracken on guitars, drums by Pretty Purdie, Herbie Lovelle & Richie Ritz, Paul Harris plays keyboards and he conducted the orchestra; red label print;)
Got A Mind To Ramble (Prestige Folklore) VG++ / EX U.S.'1964 75.00
(great debut album by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston-Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; his voice 'n guitar plus stand-up bass by Fritz Richmond; incl. "San Francisco Bay Blues", "Rye Whiskey", "Diamond Joe", "Mobile-Texas line" (recorded late in spring '63!)...; slightly later print w/a purple tone on blue label (logo is on the right)
Mind Rambling (Prestige) M- / EX U.S.'1964 75.00
(great debut album by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston-Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; his voice 'n guitar plus stand-up bass by Fritz Richmond; incl. "San Francisco Bay Blues", "Rye Whiskey", "Diamond Joe", "Mobile-Texas line" (recorded late in spring '63!) ...slightly later print w/a purple tone on blue label (logo is on the right) this is the same album as "got a mind to ramble" w/different sleeve;)
Same (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1969 55.00
(late 60's Columbia release by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston/Cambridge Folk-circuit; ...amazing to hear how his voice has riped over all these years! ...deep down introspective ponder-glow w/a intriguing poetic edge, some Chamber-string arrangements arranged and by Ed Freeman, who also is responsible for the album's full-bodied, transparent production! Dave Bromberg plays dobro on a great version of David Wiffen's "driving wheel" w/organ by Paul Griffin; smokin' shakles in funky motion on Sleepy John Estes' "drop down mama"; the restless fever is in motion again on the roadhouse-shakin' "wild child (world of trouble)" written by Fred Neil! orig. 360-label print;)
Same (Columbia) M- / M- U.S.'1969 75.00
(late 60's Columbia release by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston/ Cambridge Folk-circuit; ...amazing to hear how his voice has riped over all these years! ...deep down introspective ponder-glow w/a intriguing poetic edge, some Chamber-string arrangements by Ed Freeman, who also is responsible for the album's full-bodied, transparent production! Dave Bromberg plays dobro on a great version of David Wiffen's "driving wheel" w/organ by Paul Griffin; smokin' shakles in funky motion on Sleepy John Estes' "drop down mama"; the restless fever is in motion again on the roadhouse-shakin' "wild child (world of trouble)" written by Fred Neil! orig. 360-label print in top shape!)
Same (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1965 75.00
(debut album for Elektra Records by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston-Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott, who adds some acoustic guitar here; Tom's voice 'n guitar plus Bill Lee on bass, Felix Pappalardi on guitarron, John Sebastian blows the mouth harp! incl. "solid gone", "if your man gets busted", "black mountain blues" and a great, extended rendition of Bukka White's "panama limited" where some rattlin' jam is bein' kindled! tan-label MONO print!)
Same (Columbia) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1969 42.00
(late 60's Columbia release by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/guitar-stringer from the Boston/ Cambridge Folk-circuit; ...amazing to hear how his voice has riped over all these years! ...deep down introspective ponder-glow w/a intriguing poetic edge, some Chamber-string arrangements arranged and by Ed Freeman, who also is responsible for the album's full-bodied, transparent production! Dave Bromberg plays dobro on a great version of David Wiffen's "driving wheel" w/organ by Paul Griffin; smokin' shakles in funky motion on Sleepy John Estes' "drop down mama"; the restless fever is in motion again on the roadhouse-shakin' "wild child (world of trouble)" written by Fred Neil! orig. 360-label print;)
Same (Fantasy) EX / M- U.S.'1972 65.00
(early 70's U.S. double-set containing the first 2 albums (in MONO!) by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston/Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott; recorded in May '63! FOC w/liners on inside by Peter Knobler;)
Same (Mode) EX / VG++ F'1965 65.00
(orig. french print in laminated sleeve of debut album for Elektra Records by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston/ Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott, who adds some acoustic guitar here; Tom's voice 'n guitar plus Bill Lee on bass, Felix Pappalardi on guitarron, John Sebastian blows the mouth harp! incl. "solid gone", "if your man gets busted", "black mountain blues" and a great, extended rendition of Bukka White's "panama limited" where some rattlin' jam is bein' kindled!)
Same (Elektra) EX / VG++ U.S.'1965 65.00
(debut album for Elektra Records by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston/ Cambridge Folk-circuit, influenced by the art of Ramblin' Jack Elliott, who adds some acoustic guitar here; Tom's voice 'n guitar plus Bill Lee on bass, Felix Pappalardi on guitarron, John Sebastian blows the mouth harp! incl. "solid gone", "if your man gets busted", "black mountain blues" and a great, extended rendition of Bukka White's "panama limited" where some rattlin' jam is bein' kindled! tan-label stereo print!)
Wrong End Of The Rainbow (Columbia) EX / EX U.S.'1970 52.00
(1970 Columbia release by this legendary 60's Singer-Songwriter/ guitar-stringer from the Boston/Cambridge Folk-circuit; covers of "sweet baby James" (J. Taylor) "gnostic serenade" (by William Hawkins) a song that found to full bloom on Brent Titcomb's first album for Manohar Records... by the way, Brently  blows some harmonica on this album!!! ...tasty arrangements w/ Chamber strings, rending a pathetique, forlorn notion; David Briggs produced; some songs co-written w/ Trevor Veitch who plays e-guitar, mandocello, dobro & dulcimer; John Locke (of SPIRIT-fame!) on keyboards, David Bromberg adds some pedal-steel; orig. orange label print;)
Richard Ruskin Microphone Fever (Takoma) EX / EX U.S.'1975 75.00
(follow-up to his great self-titled album (from a year before) by ex- Square Root Of Nine guitarist/singer; a strikin' bag of bluesed, funky grits ("put your money where your mind is") and laid-back Folk strummin' w/acoustic/electric guitar sounds... again produced by Dick Rosmini who sings back-up 'n contributes some dobro, bass & organ!; cover of "you won't see me" (Lennon/McCartney) his great original "I wish I had a voice like Mick Jagger" w/ that relaxed, funky West Coasty sway w/hooky femme back-ups; promo sticker on front-cover & comes w/ a pile of promo/press-kit sheets & a photograph;)
Same (Takoma) SS / SS U.S.'1974 85.00
(mid-70's solo-album by ex- THREE ("Square Root Of Nine"  is the album title!) guitarist/ singer/ composer; a strikin' bag of Blues-rockin' grits ("pizza") and laid-back Folk strummin' w/acoustic/ electric guitar sounds produced by Dick Rosmini who sings back-up 'n contributes some percussion; cover of "break out the wine" (written by Richard Keelan of Perth County Conspiracy Does Not Exist!) "ode to Billy's hoe", "Lady Madonna", Sonny Terry's "diggin' my potatoes"...; some fancy finger-work tobe enjoyed here! great sleeve-design;)
Same (Takoma) EX / EX U.S.'1974 65.00
(mid-70's solo-album by ex- THREE ("Square Root Of Nine" is the name of their album!!) guitarist/ singer/ composer; a strikin' bag of Blues-rockin' grits ("pizza") and laid-back Folk strummin' w/acoustic/ electric guitar sounds produced by Dick Rosmini who sings back-up 'n contributes some percussion; cover of "break out the wine" (written by Richard Keelan of Perth County Conspiracy Does Not Exist!) "ode to Billy's hoe", "Lady Madonna", Sonny Terry's "diggin' my potatoes"...; some fancy finger-work to be enjoyed here! great sleeve-design;)
Same (Takoma) M- / M- U.S.'1974 75.00
(mid-70's solo-album by ex- THREE ("Square Root Of Nine" I understand as their album title!) guitarist/ singer/composer; a strikin' bag of Blues-rockin' grits ("pizza") and laid-back Folk strummin' w/acoustic/electric guitar sounds produced by Dick Rosmini who sings back-up 'n contributes some percussion; cover of "break out the wine" (written by Richard Keelan of Perth County Conspiracy Does Not Exist!) "ode to Billy's hoe", "lady madonna", Sonny Terry's "diggin' my potatoes"...; some fancy finger-work to be enjoyed here! top shape!)
The Six String Conspiracy (Takoma) M- / M- U.S.'1977 65.00
(orig. U.S. print of third album by ex- Square Root Of Nine ("Three") guitarist/singer; ...in a similar vein as his prev. 2 Takoma releases w/ preferences given to basic guitar-strummin'; opening track is a nice instrumental rendition of "good vibrations" (Beach Boys) "blue Monk" (Th. Monk) "here, there and everywhere" (Lennon/ McCartney) "sweet Georgia Brown"; Dick Rosmini produced;)
Mike Russo Same (Arhoolie) M- / M- U.S.'1969 95.00
(orig. U.S. late 60's release of excellent Country-Blues 6- & 12-string guitar-pickin' by a this technically vesatile virtuoso from Portland, Oregon; Mike also plays the piano, that can get pretty Honky Tonk in spots; deep down rootsy americana dive accompanied by John Kahn on acoustic bass (on side 2) covers of "Stack O'Lee", "nights of gladness" ...many a trad-adapted thing performed his unique & captivating way; ace stuff in this field indeed!)
Same (Arhoolie) SS / SS U.S.'1969 110.00
(orig. U.S. late 60's release of excellent Country-Blues 6- & 12-string guitar-pickin' by a this technically versatile virtuoso from Portland, Oregon, who has been accompanying Mississippi Fred McDowell on two of his albums in the late 60's!! Mike also plays the piano, that can get pretty Honky Tonk in spots; deep down rootsy americana dive accompanied by John Kahn on acoustic bass (on side 2) covers of "Stack O'Lee", "nights of gladness" ...many a trad-adapted thing performed his unique & captivating way; ace stuff in this field indeed!)
Lee Ruth Happy Hollow Songs (The Old Folkie Label) M- / M- U.S.'1988 75.00
(late 80's U.S.privat-press of excellent southern U.S. Pastoral-Folk tapestries ripe w/heather-bloomin' scents of drowsed Mountain-Music magic; 6- & 12-string guitars, mandolin, partly femme lead-voice, hearth-cracklin' solemn strayns w/Lee's warm, gentle voice & femme harmonies; ...dedicated to Townes Van Zandt and all the singers who sing for the sake of the song; cover is a blank card-board w/small photos attached on front- & back-cover; has a nice, nifty little gem of a booklet for insert; back-cover is autographed by Lee!)
Bob Ruzicka What The World's All About (Signpost) EX / EX U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. U.S. Country-Folk release w/arranged selections, open-road wheeler moods w/full band backing feat. Weldon Myrick, Pete Wade, Charlie McCoy, David Briggs, Kenneth Buttrey... so this'un sounds pretty much like recorded in Nashville eh?... it is! all orig. songs and some gentle, intriguing lines in the bag!)
What The World's All About (Signpost) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1972 52.00
(orig. U.S. Country-Folk release w/arranged selections, open-road wheeler moods w/full band backing feat. Weldon Myrick, Pete Wade, Charlie McCoy, David Briggs, Kenneth Buttrey... so this'un sounds pretty much like recorded in Nashville eh? ...it is! all orig. songs and some gentle, intriguing lines in the bag! promo sticker on front cover;)
Ross Ryan A Poem You Can Keep (EMI) M- / M- U.S.'1973 42.00
(early 70's U.S. release of Folk-Pop album by Kansas-born Songwriter living in Australia; his sixth album, but fortunately the only one you can buy! he had a few problems with the first five; problems which were overcome when he startet using recording studios instead of bathrooms! ...full-band job w/string arranged parts; all orig. songs; w/lyrics-inner-sleeve that also has infos on the line-ups;)

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