I am selling CDs I am not listening anymore to. Excellent condition (being myself a collector, I take much care of music artifacts). I am selling these 3 first CDs as a lot: 40 € incl. postal charges, or if you prefer, as individuals: Daffan (Bear Family double CD) € 15,00; Jimmie Heap (Bear Family) € 10,00; Autry inman (German Cattle) € 10,00;
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Ace 3 CD set NEW! still sealed
Elmore James 3CD set (Ace, 2007) (61 songs, 1951-1956). Still SEALED! € 18,00 ( 23 $)(a bargain at this price!)
One special release, on the Patuxent label from 2003, and a very hard-to-find one, by REECE SHIPLEY, « Tennessee Swing« . I think the CD is a self-produced one; it includes any of 1952 Shipley’s output on the Kingsport label: the original « Milk Bucket Boogie« , « Catfish Boogie » and « Hillbilly Jive With A Boogie Beat » – all infectious rhythm-rural hillbilly boogies; along with recent offerings (remaining tracks) by Shipley, very highly interesting Country bop. The CD comes with pictures, is played but once, is sold at € 25,00 (or $ 30,00). If interested, please holler me at: email@example.com. Thank you . Payment by Paypal. Contact me first.
Two more CDs (January 9th, 2012): ROY HALL « Diggin’ That Rock-a-Billy Boogie » on TRG 505 101 (1995) (European origin, maybe Germany or Holland), which includes 28 tracks, the entire recorded output of Hall, comprising of both issued and unissued tunes. « »ig That Boogie », See You later Alligator », « Whole Lotta Shakin’ Goin’ On » (original to J. Lee Lewis’ version), « Rock’n'Roll Grandpa », « Three Alley Cats », « Dirty Boogie », « Mule Boogie », all cut for Decca, Fortune, Hi-Q and Bullet. Hard-to-find CD, Sold at € 25,00 ($ 30,00).
ARKIE SHIBLEY, Hot Rod Race » on (NL) Collector 2856, all his Gilt-Edge/4 Star cuts (see his story in the site). 25 fabulous Country boogies and fast talking Blues from 1950-51, several instrumental tunes too. Sold at € 20,00 ($ 25,00). Contact me first at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Or by phone: (033) 628 34 12 04.
3 Bear Family CDs of JACK GUTHRIE: his entire output (82 tracks), either Capitol recordings, either Capitol transcriptions (1945-1947). « Oakie Boogie« , « Milk Cow Blues« , « Bow Down Brother« , etc. The whole story of this important and influential artist. CDs heard (and uploaded!) but once. Each CD: € 13 ($ 15). The lot of the 3 CDs: € 36 or $ 40.
Then, two LP albums by SLIM WILLET, « Don’t Let The Stars Get In Your Eyes » (instrumental version, very rare!) (G) Cattle 8214. 50′s sides. NEW ALBUM, never been played. 15 € (or 20 $)
« Boppin’ Hillbilly » vol. 16« (NL WL 2816). I have this album in double. NEW, UNPLAYED. 15 € (or 20 $). 19 various artists: Arkie Shibley, Paul Westmoreland, Black Jack Wayne, and others. Great sound, taken from original 78/45. Fabulous Hillbilly Bop! Many sides unavailable on CD!
front cover Boppin' Hillbilly 16
rear cover Boppin' Hillbilly 16
sticker side A
sticker side B
Then 3 (three) German Cattle albums by RAMBLIN’ TOMMY SCOTT. Fine, fine Hillbilly, from 1948 to the ’60s. All in all, a mere 60 tracks by a master. « Rockin’ And Rollin’ » (1951), « Juke Joint Girl » (1954), « »Ain’t Love Grand » (1952), « Tennessee » (1951), just a few tracks. Backing provided by Tommy Jackson (fiddle), Redd Stewart (Pee Wee King‘s front singer, here on fiddle), or Jerry Byrd (steel guitar). These albums were limited editions (up to 1000 copies), edited respectively in 1982, 1984 and 1989, and are outstandingly rare now. To the best of my knowledge, Scott has not been reissued in any way, just 2 tracks on the now-deleted Bear Family « A Shot In The Dark » boxset of 2002 (Bullet tracks). Which is a shame, as he was truly a master ahead of his time. All three albums have been played only once (just being transferred on my iMac), and come almost pristine. Each is sold at € 15,00 ($ 18,00) (the price I paid for them from a French dealer who kept them stocked for almost 30 years!). I also sell them as a lot for: € 40,00 ($ 45,00). Let me know if interested, so I can tell you postage costs. Here they are: A real rarity now on Crown (# 5321), « Country Music Stars« . Rare sides by AL TERRY (Hickory Cajun/Rockabilly artist) and JOHNNY TYLER (Rural Rhythm origin). Album from ’63, in very good shape, cover neither torn nor even faded. No skips, no scratches. Priced at € 20,00 ($ 23,00), it’s a bargain! A YORK BROTHERS issue on the Detroit Woodward (# 102) label from 1999. Sides from the ’40s on Universal and Mellow (label shown). Album only played once, almost pristine. € 23,00 ($ 25,00). Finally an old bootleg reissue of early JOHNNY HORTON 1949-1951 sides on Stetson 3033. Almost pristine. € 20,00 ($ 22,00).
More albums. Bob Wills, « Fiddle » on Country Music Foundation (1987): 20 instrumental tunes, an half previously unissued, from 1935 to 1941. A MUST for Wills fans. € 20, or $ 25.
A British compilation on the specialized Detour label of Hillbilly bop sides from the RCA-Victor label, « Hillbilly Hound Dawgs and Honky Tonk Angels » (33-008) (1989). The record is as new, and comes with the likes of Jack Turner (his own version of « Hound dog« ), Jack Tucker, Charline Arthur (2 tracks), Lee Bell, Eddie Marshall, Janis Martin, Wade Ray (2 tracks), Terry Fell, Curtis Gordon (2 tracks) and others.(€ 20, or $ 23)
More on the same Detour label (still from the RCA-Victor vaults), « More Ballroom Kings » (Detour 33-005)(1987): Pee Wee King (2 tracks), Hal Lone Pine, Jesse Rogers, Texas Jim Robertson (« Jaw Jaw Yap Yap Yap » !!), Jim Boyd, Hank Penny, Eddie Hill, Johnny Tyler – all in all, a throbbing late ’40s/early ’50s Hillbilly bop compilation. € 20, or $ 23.
Moon Mullican, a fine LP of his best King sides on the U.S. Western 2001 label, « Seven nights to rock« . Excellent sound and notes. € 25 or $ 28.
Ray Price, « Collector’s Choice » (US Harmony 11172). All Price’s early (1951-53) Hillbilly bop sides for Columbia. Unavailable elsewhere. Nice condition. € 25 or $ 30.
Luke Gordon on World Artist LP 5001 »Picture Show » from 1980. Gordon redoes « Goin’ Crazy » or « Mustache on Cabbage Head » (see in the site the feature on Gordon’s career), as well as fine Country rockers like « Alimony » or « Oblivion ». Disc near mint, once played 2/3 times. € 25 or $ 30.
Glen Glenn, « Rockabilly legend » on Swedish Sunjay 572, from 1987. A great, great album of Rockabilly and Rock-a-ballads, done in Glenn’s style, many songs unavailable elsewhere (TV live tunes, « Baby I Don’t Care » among others). A must for Rockabilly fans. € 25 or $ 30.
Then both German Cattle albums (# 29 and 30) of a very underrated honky tonk Houston artist, James O’Gwynn. All his output from 1956 to 1960 is here (Starday/Mercury/D), gathered in two albums. Excellent notes and sound. Both do sell for € 35, or $ 40.
Then Lonnie Glosson only album. He had tunes on the Rimrock label (’60s), and only reissued here on the Old Homestead label. Fine harmonica (train/baby imitations!). € 25 or $ 30.
Then, Lattie Moore on his fine Derby Town album « You Can’t Make Hay Cotton Pickin‘ »(1967). Revamp of some of his old King sides (Out of Control), but good new songs. Album virtually unplayed but 2 times.€ 30 or $ 35.
Finally for this time (July 27th, 2012), Eddie Dean and his classic Sage album C 16, in nice condition (cover a little torn). « Impatient Blues » will please you, as « Hillbilly Heaven« !. A classic album from 1961. € 32 or $ 27. And a Jimmy Walker album on the Old Homestead label: all his Coast sides (1945-1947). As new condition: € 28 or $ 31.
All these albums do come from my collection, and are first-hand items. I can have you bargain price, if you buy more than one item!
January 16th 2013. Another album by the BLANKENSHIP BROTHERS on the (their) U.S. Blue Sky label (1999): all their output on Skyline (« That’s Why I’m Blue« , « Hard Up Blues« ) or Bluegrass (as the label says, Rockabilly too). Fantastic primitive (althogh 1960 cut) Rockabilly and fervent Bluegrass. 12 songs. Pristine copy. € 25 or $ 29.
Some 45s, sold as lots. Every 45 is in excellent condition, and every lot will be well-packed. Postage paid EVERYWHERE! 1rst lot: 4 BIG HOWDY (Bogalosa, La) label 45s, late ’60s. Priced lot € 30,00 ($ 36,00)(postage included). 3 JEFF DANIELS (aka Luke McDaniels) with three GREAT Country rockers, sparse instrumentation, I think they were demos. Daniels is in great voice with a strong rhythm guitar: « Foxy Dan » (a revamp of an older version on Astro), # 8121; « Uh-Huh-Huh » # 8120; « Hard luck » (a very fine fast Country blues flavored Rocker) # 8122. 1 by Dayward Penny, « Come back Baby« , # 8102. Fine country rock by an altogether unknown artist.
2nd lot: 2 Memphis’ Erwin label 45s (late ’50s). Good rockers. CHUCK HENSLEY (« Tall Man », # 503), The MONARCHS IV (« Weekend », # 1065). Price: € 20 ($ 25)(postage included)
3rd batch: 7 Memphis’ Glo-Lite label 45s. Average Country rockers, early ’60s . Price: € 35,00 ($ 40,00)(postage included). Jay Hadley,Charlie Bee, Roy Jones (2), Ray Austin, Roy Alden, Buster Brown (NOT the Blues harmonica player).
Then, books and revues « Old Time Music » (Tony Russell’s magazine): 24 issues between 1972 and 1989. Excellent condition. Lot of facts, infos on early Country/Hillbilly/Western swing artists. Still a mine of information. I am selling the 24 issues as a lot for € 65,00 (or 80,00 $). Each issue is at 3,50 € (or 5,00 $).
OTM 4 (1972)
OTM 45 (1989)
Old Time Music : details of the different issues
Michel Ruppli’s (the famous discographer): M-G-M labels. Vol. 2 (1961-1982) – every MGM session, for 45 € (or 60 $), MINT, STILL SEALED, NEVER OPENED. M-G-M labels. Vol. 3 (additions/list of artists/ and corrections from 1946 to 1981) for € 45 (or 60 $), MINT, STILL SEALED, NEVER OPENED.
Contact me first, it depends of your country for the postal costs.