Artist Title (Label) Cover / Record /Co. Released Price CHF
The Acme Bluegrass Company,Inc. Stranded Again (Vandermak Enterprises) M- / M- U.S.'1983 65.00
(80's release of fine Bluegrass sounds by local Arizona, U.S. 5-piece feat. Mike Vandermark on banjo and he also produced; cover-version of "save the whales", "fox on the run", "dark hollow"...;)
Arnold Chinn Group Take It On The Chin (Twin Spin) EX / EX U.S.'1976 165.00
(local Kentucky Country-Rock-sweeper w/Bluegrassy sprouts, folksy hipster moods...very versatile bag! strong voc-harmonies, electric/ acoustic guitars, mandolin, banjo, fiddle (Buddy Spicher) lap-steel, drums 'n bass; covers of Dan Hicks' "how can I miss you (when you won't go away) Gram Parson's "ooh Las Vegas" and a superb lap-steel/slide fronted version of J. D. Souther's "safe at home" (!) ...it's all here from the prairie-camp gallivanter-loco to the well-furnished city-slickin' poco; card-board-jacket w/photos on back, well produced album;)
Mike Auldridge Dobro (Sonet) M- / EX U.K.'1974 36.00*
(tasty U.K. print of Classic mid-70's piece by Dobro-master w/David Bromberg on lead-guitar,Vasser Clements play the fiddle...; incl. "house of the rising sun", "greensleeves";)
Eight String Swing (Metronome) M- / EX D'1982 28.00*
(early 80's effort by dobro-wizard playin' 8-string dobro here w/The Seldom Scene and friends helping out; german print;)
Eight String Swing (Sugar Hill) M- / M- U.S.'1982 38.00*
(early 80's effort by dobro-wizard playin' 8-string dobro here w/The Seldom Scene and friends helping out;)
Old Dog (Flying Fish) M- / EX U.S.'1977 42.00*
(great late 70's effort feat. Phil Rosenthal on guitar 'n mandolin and he sings as well; Beth plays bass; cover of Gordon Lightfoot's "that same old obsession"; nice card-board jacket!)
Gene Autrey Sings Jimmy Rogers (No Label) / EX U.S.'196 55.00
(test-pressing w/plain white factory sleeve; incl. "pistol packin' mama", "Texas Blues";)
Hoyt Axton Southbound (A&M) VG++ / VG++ U.S.'1975 28.00*
(mid-70's release by this legendary Country-Folk/Western Songwriter; feat. Linda Ronstadt Arlo Guthrie, a bunch of back-up singers, brass... and 13 songs; his 13th album and a joyous spree into southern backporch swayer fields; w/lyrics-insert sheet;)
Southbound (A&M) EX / EX U.S.'1975 32.00*
(mid-70's release by this legendary Country-Folk/Western Songwriter; feat. Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, a bunch of back-up singers, brass... and 13 songs; his 13th album and a joyous spree into southern backporch swayer fields; w/lyrics-insert sheet;)
Jim Ballard Album (Tinkertoo) EX / EX U.S.'1976 95.00
(melodic Country-Folk-Rock artist out of Ohio in the mid 70's; full-band accompaniments on most songs feat. John Bassette co-handlin' 'em vocals on the khool-swingin' "south side days", dulcimer on the Mountain Music wailin' "unexpected company" w/magic femme vocs, there's bluesy sways, simple guitar-strummin' songs, boppin' piano lines, fiddle, autoharp and wind-driven flute on "riddle" ...a topic,  social-concern (w/ strong violin) reigns the GREAT "Craig Allen" -track! b&w card-board cover w/ simple drawing on front, back-side has the songs incl. line-ups;)
Bear Creek Same (Le Fevre Sound) VG++ / EX U.S.'1976 110.00
(privat-press out of Georgia; racing Bluegrass piece w/ swift banjo, mandolin runs, strong bass-lines, catchy voc-harmonies, quality lead-vocs; boss version of "fire on the mountain" for opening track and another rendition most notable sure is "a simple twist of fate" from Dylan's "blood on the tracks"lp; simple b&w card-board jacket w/ black lettering on front 'n trax listed on the back;)
Delia Bell & Bill Grant A Few Dollars More (Rounder) M / M U.S.'1985 28.00*
(orig. U.S. print;)
Norman Blake Same (HDS) M- / M- U.S.'1974 95.00
(top-level mid-70's Blues-Grass piece w/Vassar Clements' untamed violin and David Holland on bass (yes! that Dave Holland known from various Jazz aggregations!) and his Bass-art adds a very special cut to this smokin' blend; Sam Bush on mandolin, Butch Robins plays banjo, Tut Taylor on dobro and mandolin, Jethro Burns on guitar; covers of "Sweet Georgia Brown", "'A' Train" and on "Vassar & Dave" the violin's up for the chase for that bass hide... surpassing the terms of Jazz & Bluegrass by a good deal! ...another song is called "Sauerkraut 'n solar energy" and spins for 7 minutes plus... a great album!)
The Blue Ridge Rangers Same (Bellaphon) EX / VG++ D'1973 55.00
(early 70's german print of great solo-spree by CCR-leader; top-level americana Counry-Folk-Rock w/white-boy gospel magic on the great "workin' on a building" w/an almost native-indian tribal stomp for groove! ...goes to show whatta great voice this guy has... and by listening to his version of Jimmie Rodgers' "California blues (blue yodel #4)" you'll find that John Fogerty's americana's native son #1!!...incl. "jambalaya", "hearts of stone", brown label print;)
The Blue Velvet Band Sweet Moments With (Warner Brothers) / EX U.S.'1969 22.00
(sublime Country-Folk-Rock gem feat. Richard Greene, Bill Keith, Eric Weissberg, Andy Kulberg, John Hammond; utterly relaxed playing w/a laid-back khool (could this album be the reason why the DEAD switched onto semi-acoustic trails upon visiting the dark star? ...hmm??!) ...top version of "sitting on top of the world", Merle Haggard's "somebody else you've known", Hank William's "ramblin man" and of course "hitch-hiker" (!) ...this one's easy to file next to the amazing CHARLATANS for there's a similar magic at work here!sorry ,no cover on this, the disc plays a clean EX;)
Bottle Hill A Rumor In Their Own Time (Biograph) EX / EX U.S.'1972 75.00
(early 70's U.S. Hipster Bluegrass quintet w/versatile bag of bluegrassy Country-Folk grits; banjo, dobro, guitars, mandolin, hammered dulcimer ("the great swamp"-track is a fine hammered dulcimer medley!!) bass and strong voc-treats; great cover of Paul Siebel's "any day woman", the Stones' "no expectations" also finds a fine wrapping here! another rendition that grabs well sure is "devil in disguise" (Parsons/Hillman); ...a winner in this field!)
Cabbage Crik Whole Hearted...Half Headed (Kneedeep) EX / EX U.S.'1978 95.00
(excellent late 70's Bluegrass/Country-Folk breezin' fro' w/catchy melodic sails à la Seldom Scene; electric/acoustic gear w/dobro, banjo, e-bass, pedal-steel, banjo, fiddle, piano, accordion, guitars 'n hammered dulcimer played by Jay Round; boss production 'n cool cover-design;)
Glen Campbell Limited Collector's Edition (Capitol) M- / EX U.S.'1970 55.00
(green label orig. print w/large souvenir picture book for insert; FOC;)
Henson Cargill Coming On Strong (Monument) EX / EX U.S.'1968 52.00
(Nashville recorded melodic Country-Folk Album; nice version of "gentle on my mind")
Phil & Tom Ceglia Live At "The Cowboy" (No Label) EX / EX(*) U.S.'1981 65.00
(early 80's U.S. release of hot live album recorded at The Cowboy in Durango, Colorado; no proper bandname given here so I guess it runs by the names of the owner of the club; full-band performance (NOT a various artists thing!) feat. electric/acoustic guitars, fiddle, banjo, mandolin, bass-guitar, drums and quality vocal lines; covers of "fox on the run", "rye whiskey", "ghost riders in the sky", "foggy mountain breakdown"; (*) disc has a warp that causes some hissing sounds at the beginning of ea. sides but tracks  well on my turn-table; cover is a card-board sleeve (reekin' w/that privat-press charm) w/ink-drawing of a longhorn steer and western-styled lettering; ...supposed to be their third album... never seen another one though!)
The Charles River Valley Boys
Beatle Country (Elektra) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1966 75.00
(HOT Bluegrass renditions of all-Beatles-songs... "what goes on", "norwegian wood" (!) "paperback writer", "help" plus 8; ...Buddy Spicher on fiddle, Jim Field and Eric Thompson on guitars, Craig Wingfield on dobro...; housed in really khool-comix-styled sleeve;)
Ray Charles Do I Ever Cross Your Mind (CBS) M / M NL'1984 36.00*
(mid-80's dutch print of Country-album by legendary black singer; Nashville recorded w/Buddy Emmons on steel guitar, Buddy Spicher on fiddle, many a guitar picker and quality voc-back-ups by The Raelettes! incl. the great "I was on Georgia time"!)
Randall Collins & Curtis Blackwell & The Dixie Bluegrass Boys
Shadows Of Time (County) EX / EX U.S.'1970 52.00
(smokin' authentic Bluegrass release on this small U.S. label! ...some racin' picker-galore w/banjo, mandolin, fiddle, guitar 'n bass; versions of "dark hollow", "when we get to heaven";)
Country Gazette American And Clean (Flying Fish) EX / EX U.S.'1981 28.00*
(early 80's release by this renowned U.S. Bluegrass/Country-swingin' combo; 2 traditonals, rest is songs by known 'n lesser known Texas/Oklahoma area songwriters!)
Don't Give Up Your Day Job (United Artists) EX / EX D'1974 42.00*
(german print of their 3rd album feat. Byron Berline on fiddle, Clarence White (of BYRDS-fame) plays guitar, Al Perkins helps out on pedal-steel; cover of Flatt & Scruggs' "down the road", Don McLean's "winterwood";)
Out To Lunch (Flying Fish) EX / EX U.S.'1976 38.00*
(mid-70's release by this renowned U.S. Bluegrass/Country-swingin' combo feat. Al Perkins on steel-pedal; Gram Parsons' "still feeling blue" serves for opener; cover of Tom Paxton's "last thing on my mind")
Country Opera The Legend Of Johnny Brown (Tower) M- / M- / Co. U.S.'1966 75.00
(orig. U.S. print (in top shape) of rare Opera (using the COUNTRY form) written, composed and produced by Eddie Miller; male/femme performance w/narrations in between the musical pieces; great sound quality!)
Country Ramblers America(Where We'd Never Been Before) (Gold) EX / EX CH'1978 28.00*
(late 70's release by swiss Bluegrass quartet; small-label press in FOC & autographed by the group;)
Blue Grass Festival In The Sky (Gold) EX / EX CH'1981 28.00*
(early 80's release by swiss Bluegrass quartet; small-label press; incl. "milk cow blues";)
Heartbreakers (Music Club) EX / EX CH'1976 28.00*
(mid-70's release by swiss Bluegrass quartet; small-label press ; "blue moon of Kentucky",)
Dan Crary Guitar (Sugar Hill) M / M U.S.'1983 42.00
(U.S. print of fine, all-instrumental acoustic guitar-fronted Country-Folk/Bluegrass pickin' 'n stringin', grazin' mostly on trad-americana acres w/mandolin by Sam Bush, Bela Fleck on banjo, T. Michael Coleman (b) and Mark O' Connor on fiddle; has a cover of Mozart's "piano sonata #11 in A major" & a Bill Monroe medley;)
J.D. Crowe The Bluegrass Album Vol.2 (Rounder) M / M- U.S.'1981 28.00
(early 80's U.S. print; feat. Tony Rice, Doyle Lawson, Bobby Hicks 'n Todd Phillips;)
The Bluegrass Album Vol.4 (Rounder) M / M- U.S.'1985 28.00
(mid- 80's U.S. print; feat. Tony Rice, Doyle Lawson, Bobby Hicks 'n Todd Phillips and Jerry Douglas;)
Dakota The Captain & The Outlaw (Front Range) M- / M- U.S.'1982 165.00
(local Colorado-privat-press of excellent Country-Folk-Rock piece w/steel, fiddle, electric/acoustic guitars...; killer version of Hoyt Axton's "greenback dollar", Ian Tyson's "someday soon", 3 John Stewart covers; full-bodied production; w/insert-sheet;)
Doug Dillard Duelin' Banjo (20th Century) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1973 42.00
(top rated Bluegrass Classic by master banjo-picker w/help from Dick Rosmini on dobro & guitar, Rodney Dillard, Rick Cunha (of Hearts & Flowers-fame) Buddy Emmons plays steel-guitar...; promo-print, disc has a warp... plays fine on my stereo though...)
The Dillards Copperfields (Elektra) EX / EX U.S.'1970 42.00
(butterfly-label 2nd print of great late 60's piece by premier Country-Folk-Rockin' U.S. band feat. Rodney Dillard, Herb Pederson, Paul York...; Byron Berline plays fiddle; cover of "yesterday", Eric Andersen's "close the door lightly";)
Roots And Branches (Anthem) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1972 42.00
(orig. print of excellent early 70's piece by premier Country-Folk-Rockin' U.S. band feat. Rodney Dillard, Herb Pederson, Paul York...; cover of Gib Guilbeau's "big bayou", Shel Silverstein's "last morning"; nice, thick FOC;)
Roots And Branches (Anthem) EX / EX U.S.'1972 55.00
(orig. print of excellent early 70's piece by premier Country-Folk-Rockin' U.S. band feat. Rodney Dillard, Herb Pederson, Paul York...; cover of Gib Guilbeau's "big bayou", Shel Silverstein's "last morning"; nice, thick, uncut (!) FOC;)
Tribute To The American Duck (Poppy) EX / EX U.S.'1973 38.00
(early 70's effort by premier Country-Folk-rockin' combo; among their rarest relases! feat. John Hartford on fiddle;)
Tribute To The American Duck (Poppy) SS / SS U.S.'1973 65.00
(early 70's effort by premier Country-Folk-rockin' combo; among their rarest releases! feat. John Hartford on fiddle;)
Vs The Incredible L.A. Time Machine (Sonet) EX / VG++ U.K.'1977 34.00
(late 70's effort by premier Country-Folk-rockin' combo; orig. U.K.issue in non-FOC;)
Vs The Incredible L.A. Time Machine (Flying Fish) EX / EX / Cc. U.S.'1977 42.00
(late 70's effort by premier Country-Folk-rockin' combo; nice cover w/ game on inside of FOC;)
Jonathan Edwards & The Seldom Scene
Blue Ridge (Sugar Hill) M- / M- U.S.'1985 32.00
(U.S. orig. print of  mid-80's album by top level Bluegrass band feat. Mike & Ben Auldridge, John Duffey, Phil Rosenthal & Tom Gray...; cover of Dylan's "only a hobo";)
Emerson & Waldron Bluegrass Session (Rebel) M- / M- U.S.'197 65.00
(late 70's (? ) U.S. release of great Bluegrass piece by true masters of the genre; feat. Mike Auldridge on lead- 'n dobro-guitar, John Duffey on mandolin...; cover of John Fogerty's "Lodi"!)
Emerson's Old Timey Custard-Suckin' Band
Same (Esp-Disk) SS / SS U.S.'1970 95.00
(back-porch hipster-Bluegrass pluckin' on this cult-60's label; all-acoustic strummin' w/freewheeler-vibes 'n leavy fingers swellin' in the pipes; guitars, mandolin, autoharp, e-bass, 5-string banjo, fiddle 'n ace vocals! cover of Jessee Winchester's "the brand new Tennessee Waltz", a great traditional entitled "payday at Coal Creek", Johnny Cash's "I still miss someone"; solid stuff!!)
Same (Esp-Disk) EX / EX / Co. U.S.'1970 75.00
(back-porch hipster-Bluegrass pluckin' on this cult-60's label; all-acoustic strummin' w/freewheeler-vibes 'n leavy fingers swellin' in the pipes; guitars, mandolin, autoharp, e-bass, 5-string banjo, fiddle 'n ace vocals! cover of Jessee Winchester's "the brand new Tennessee Waltz", a great traditional entitled "payday at Coal Creek", Johnny Cash's "I still miss someone"; solid stuff!!)
Eustice Hocke The Eustice Hocke Memorial Album (Dire Wolf) M- / EX U.S.'1971 95.00
(the final live performance by Craig Rubble (fiddle, guitar & mandolin) & Rob Colby (banjo) at the New Riverside Café in Minneapolis; Bluegrass fever pure w/stoned hipster vibes plus plenty o' coughin' syrup in the audience; ...in memorium of Eustice Hocke who was killed in a freak accident as he was pouring a glass of milk(!!); nice brown/white card-board jacket; on Symposium sub-label!)
Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs At Carnegie Hall (CBS) VG++ / VG++ U.K.'1963 55.00
(orig. U.K. mono print;incl."footprints in the snow";)
Breaking Out (Columbia) M- / EX U.S.'196 34.00*
(early 70's electronically re-recorded (to simulate stereo) print of 60's release feat. The Foggy Mountain Boys; incl. "foggy mountain rock", "rambling gambler"; grey/brown-label limited edition print;)
Columbia Historic Edition (Columbia) M- / EX U.S.'1982 34.00*
(recordings from the 50's w/some prev. unreleased material; mono recordings;)
Don't Get Above Your Raisin' (Rounder) M- / EX U.S.'1979 34.00*
(recordings from the early to mid-50's produced in association w/Columbia Special Products;)
Pickin' Strummin' And Singin' (Columbia) M- / EX U.S.'196 34.00*
(grey/brown-label reprint as a limited edition; incl. "rock, salt & nails", "Wabash Cannonball";)
The Golden Era (Rounder) M- / EX U.S.'1977 34.00*
(recordings from the early to mid-50's produced in association w/Columbia Special Products;)
The Golden Hits (Gusto) M- / EX U.S.'1977 34.00*
(late 70's compilation labum feat. the Foggy Mountain Boys;)
Gold Rush First Strike (Gold Rush) M- / EX U.S.'1981 75.00
(earely 80's Bluegrass breezer out of Portland, Oregon; opening-track is Townes Van Zandt's "white freightliner blues", Peter Rowan's "Panama Red"...; hot turf of the genre... and musta have been one hell of a live-act judged by their version of "Mama don't allow"; great cover w/vintage "gold-digger" pic on front of card-board jacket;)
The Good Brothers Same (RCA) M / M- Can'1976 65.00
(mid-70's orig. canadian release by 'em guys who took shape as James & The Good Brothers w/ James Ackroyd & released a superb Country-Folk-Rock album on Columbia in the early 70's! this also is excellent Country-Folk-Rock delivery w/all the ingredients to make this a more than worthwhile ear-meal plus knee-tremblin' deal! ..."homemade wine" is funky, rural shack w/fiddle 'n earthy-boppin' bass for grounding; great version of "fox on the run"; comes w/insert;)
Good Old Boys Pistol Packin' Mama (Round) EX / EX U.S.'1976 65.00
(mid-70's U.S. release of Jerry Garcia produced wheelin' Bluegrass dashboard w/western swingin' angles 'n lost-vybe yearner wails outta ripples of joyous spree...; feat. David Nelson, Frank Wakefield, Don Reno, Chubby Wise 'n Pat Campbell; recorded at Rolling Thunder and hence special thanks go out to Mickey Hart! covers of "Glendale train", "deep elem blues"...;)
David Grisman Here Today (Ada Production/Rounder) M- / M- F'1982 55.00
(early 80's french release by mandolin-wizard teamin' up w/Earth Opera in the 60's & Old & In The Way in the mid-70's; later in the 70's Dawg (David Grisman's nickname) created some great stuff ...an explosive hybrid of Bluegrass 'n Jazz... called "Dawg-music"! on this album he cuts back to good ol' Bluegrass w/ full band feat. Herb Pedersen, Vince Gill, Jim Buchanan & Emory Gordy Jr.; incl. "green pastures" (famous from an Emmylou Harris rendition) w/ace vocal-treats!)
The Rounder Album (Rounder) M- / M- U.S.'1976 42.00
(mid-70's release by mandolin-wizard teamin' up w/Earth Opera in the 60's & Old & In The Way in the mid-70's; later in the 70's Dawg (David Grisman's nickname) created some great stuff ...an explosive hybrid of Bluegrass 'n Jazz... called "Dawg-music"! on this album he cuts back to good ol' Bluegrass w/ full band feat. Ricky Scaggs, Tony Rice, Vassar Clements, Buck White, Jerry Douglas (dobro) Bill Keith (banjo); great stuff of the genre!)
Gib Guilbeau Sings (Alshire) EX / EX U.S.'1973 65.00
(orig. U.S. gold-label print of strong solo-effort by this legendary fiddle-master/Songwriter working w/ Linda Ronstadt, Arlo Guthrie, Spencer Davis, Swampwater... etc ....songs written for The Byrds, The Dillards, The Gosdin Brothers, Larry Murray... etc ....and here on this platter he sings w/full-band accompaniment feat. a great pedal-steel, piano... acoustic/ electric blend... no info given as for the line-up... production is top!!)