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Yusef Lateef - Jazz For The Thinker
Yusef Lateef
Jazz For The Thinker
LP | 1957 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1957 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Known for his pioneering and multi-instrumental blend of jazz and Afro-Eastern musical traditions, Yusef Lateef has never been content to use his music to merely entertain, but has long strived to his encourage his audiences to engage their minds as well as their ears. This approach was evident even on his groundbreaking debut album as leader, the aptly titled, Jazz For The Thinker, released in 1957. Unlike most debut efforts in jazz at the time, this album is made up entirely of Lateef’s own original compositions, further proving that this was a man with a vision right from the start! Here Lateef, on tenor sax, is backed by Curtis Fuller on trombone, Hugh Lawson on piano, Ernie Farrow on bass, and Louis Hayes on drums.
Moondog - Snaketime Series
Moondog
Snaketime Series
LP | 1956 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1956 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Wax Love presents a reissue of Moondog's Snaketime Series, one of the earliest and rarest of Moondog's recordings, originally released in 1956. "Snaketime" is what Moondog himself referred to as his unique sense of time in music, what he called "a slithery rhythm". And indeed, almost nobody else was making music as unique as this in the 1950s, drawing influence from city sounds, and working on many of his own instrumental inventions, Snaketime Series is truly cutting edge American avant-garde.
Sister Rosetta Tharpe - Up Above My Head
Sister Rosetta Tharpe
Up Above My Head
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Sister Rosetta Tharpe is often referred to as "the godmother of rock and roll" for her pioneering guitar technique, use of distortion/reverb, and a 1963 UK tour with Muddy Waters that has been cited as a huge influence by Eric Clapton, Keith Richards, and Jeff Beck. Though she reached more widespread notoriety across the world in the '50s and '60s thanks to the folk/blues revival and her beloved status among UK blues and rock musicians, it's her early recordings from the late '30s and early-mid '40s that are the most brilliant, visceral, and emotional of her career. This excellent collection compiles 18 of those amazing gospel and R&B sides into one place. Essential.
Leadbelly - King Of The 12-String Guitar
Leadbelly
King Of The 12-String Guitar
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Huddie William Ledbetter, better known to the world as Leadbelly, was one of the most celebrated guitarists and vocalists of 20th century American music. He introduced the world to many traditional folk and gospel songs and his versions remain some of the most well known and beautiful ever cut to tape. Born on a plantation in Louisiana in 1888, Leadbelly got his start as a teenager performing in the red-light district of Shreveport. "Discovered" by the legendary folklorists John and Alan Lomax while Leadbelly was serving time in Angola state prison for attempted murder. They recorded him while in prison and in 1934, at the age of 46, made these recordings, the first commercial recordings of his career. Featuring a wide repertoire of folk and blues songs along with his powerful voice and unique guitar style, these tracks are absolute cornerstones of American folk and blues music and some of the greatest tracks he ever cut.
Mance Lipscomb - Texas Songster
Mance Lipscomb
Texas Songster
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Mance Lipscomb - born Beau De Glen Lipscomb near Navasota, Texas in 1895, and nicknamed Mance (short for emancipation) by a childhood friend - was an incredible guitarist and blues singers who didn't make a recording until the age of 65. Discovered during the folk and blues revival of the late '50s and early '60s Lipscomb would record regularly until his death in 1976 at the age of 80. A tenant farmer for most of his life, Lipscomb was the son of a former slave father and half-Choctaw Indian mother. He began playing guitar early in his life and spent most of his life performing at "Saturday night suppers" hosted by local friends or, often, by himself and his wife. After his discovery, Lipscomb would go on to perform at the first ever Monterey Folk Festival in 1963 as well as at numerous clubs of the folk-revival, most notable The Ash Grove in Los Angeles. Collected here are his earliest recordings, from 1960, and they are some of the most beautiful and transcendent of Texas folk-blues. Crucial recordings from one of the greatest individual voices of the folk and blues revival.
Jazz Crusaders, The - Freedom Sound
Jazz Crusaders, The
Freedom Sound
LP | 1961 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Formed out of the ashes of several different Houston, Texas groups in the late '50s the core four of The Jazz Crusaders - Joe Sample, Stix Hooper, Wilton Felder, and Wayne Henderson - all relocated together to Los Angeles in 1960 and quickly signed a recording contract with Pacific Jazz Records. Freedom Sound is their debut album, from 1961, and a great introduction to their 1960s hard-bop soul-jazz sound. Rounding out their trombone-sax-piano-drums core with killer guitar work from Roy Gaines and the bass of the prolific Jimmy Bond, this is soul-jazz mixed with a taste of West Coast cool and an essential piece of The Jazz Crusaders' extensive catalog.
Son House - This Little Light Of Mine
Son House
This Little Light Of Mine
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Son House is one of the most legendary Southern blues men in history. Just before the Great Depression he recorded some sessions for Paramount that sold very little and when the Depression hit, his recording career was halted. It wasn't until the Library of Congress and Fisk University recorded him at Klack's Store, Lake Cormorant, Mississippi, in August 1941. and again in July of 1942 at Robbinsonville, Mississippi. Those recordings have come to define his career and are a hallmark of the blues genre. Wax Love presents a glorious retrospective compilation of those recordings, with some of his most well known tunes like "Shetland Pony Blues", "Low Down Dirty Dog Blues", and "Walking Blues." Classic.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - A Spell On You: B-Sides And Rarities
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
A Spell On You: B-Sides And Rarities
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
A comprehensive collection of the early, pre-debut LP singles from one of the most controversial front-men of early rock and roll. With his classically-trained bass-baritone singing voice, Screamin' Jay Hawkins conjured up ghoulish images both on stage and on his records. Hawkins, evoking voodoo images and using bone-rattling sound effects, simultaneously entertained and bewildered rock'n'roll fans. Featuring his all-time classic "I Put a Spell on You," along with a batch of hard-to-find classics from his Okeh Records days. Essential.
Charles Mingus - Pithecanthropus Erectus
Charles Mingus
Pithecanthropus Erectus
LP | 1956 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1956 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
1956's Pithecanthropus Erectus is the Charles Mingus record where he really begins to take hold of his own personal vision of how jazz music could look. After cutting his teeth on the L.A. scene and touring with Louis Armstrong and Lionel Hampton, Mingus moved to New York, began Debut Records with Max Roach, and entered into the most productive and creative decade of his career. This album is held in the same esteem as Mingus Ah-Um and The Black Saint And The Sinner Lady among jazz aficionados, and one need listen no further than the 10 minute title track, a tone poem about the rise and fall of man which includes one of the earliest free jazz / improvisation segments put to tape. Absolutely essential jazz from the late great Charles Mingus on Wax Love.
John Coltrane - The Believer
John Coltrane
The Believer
LP | 1964 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1964 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The Believer collects recordings from 1958 from tenor master John Coltrane. Featuring longtime collaborators Red Garland and Paul Chambers, as well as two of the finest trumpet players to ever grace a jazz record, Donald Byrd and Freddie Hubbard, the album begins with longtime Coltrane collaborator McCoy Tyner’s title composition. Though it’s a piecemeal album, Coltrane is in top form and his soloing on tenor at the time was unparalleled. Another great one from ‘Trane.
Blind Boy Fuller - East Coast Piedmont Style
Blind Boy Fuller
East Coast Piedmont Style
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Blind Boy Fuller, from Wadesboro, North Carolina, was one of the originators and most famous progenitors of what's known as the Piedmont Style of blues music, characterized by rhythmic bass lines played by the thumb while the melody is fingerpicked, resulting in a sound similar to ragtime. Though he lived only until the age of 40, Fuller recorded extensively from 1935-1940 and the recordings collected here are some of his most famous ever. Essential blues on Wax Love from one of the greatest talents of the Southeast.
Beatles, The - Thirty Weeks In 1963
Beatles, The
Thirty Weeks In 1963
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
Through 30 weeks, from February 11 to September 12, the best band of all-time is captured here in the days before flying high to reach the sky and shine like a bright star. Collecting rare early tracks from just before Beatlemania took the world by storm this is an essential collection for any fan of the Fab Four.
Muddy Waters - Folk Singer
Muddy Waters
Folk Singer
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded in 1963 at the peak of the folk revival, Muddy Waters entered the studio to record an all-acoustic set. Known for his distinctive electric blues style this recording was definitely a departure for Waters, but the results are historically great. A beautiful album from start to finish, featuring the great Buddy Guy on guitar, and Willie Dixon on bass (he also produced the album), this has come to be known as one of Waters' best albums. A great piece of acoustic blues from one of the legends of the genre.
Phil Spector - The Phil Spector Christmas Album
Phil Spector
The Phil Spector Christmas Album
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Pop
1963's The Phil Spector Christmas Album is one of the quintessential Christmas records of all-time. Featuring the full stable of Spector's fantastic artists, from Darlene Love, to The Crystals, to The Ronettes, and including the full killer Phillies studio band that included the recently departed Leon Russell, and arrangements from the great Jack Nitzsche, this LP is a perfect holiday gift back in print on Wax Love.
Elvis Presley - Elvis Christmas Album
Elvis Presley
Elvis Christmas Album
LP | 1958 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1958 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Since its original release in 1958 this classic Christmas album from Elvis Presley has sold more than 15 million copies! His third full length album, Elvis' Christmas Album, was recorded in Hollywood, and includes the Lieber and Stoller classic "Santa Claus Is Back in Town" as well as several gospel songs and Christmas standards. Perfect gift for this holiday season.
Elvis Presley - Elvis
Elvis Presley
Elvis
LP | 1956 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1956 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Wax Love present a reissue of Elvis Presley's Elvis, originally released in 1956. The very first rock and roll album to reach #1 on the charts and sell over a million copies, Elvis's debut LP is a classic piece of American music history, from the iconic cover to the unforgettable track listing. Recorded in Nashville, New York, and at the legendary Sun Studios in Memphis, this is The King's most famous moment, a debut LP that changed the course of music history.
Larry Williams - Here's Larry Williams
Larry Williams
Here's Larry Williams
LP | 1959 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1959 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
The great New Orleans R&B singer Larry Williams may not have the same name recognition as Fats Domino, Ernie K-Doe, or Roy Brown but his hits, especially "Short Fat Fannie" and "Bony Maronie", are still universally recognizable classics. Signed to Specialty Records in 1957 after meeting Little Richard and his producer while he was recording in NOLA, Williams struck gold with one of his earliest singles, "Short Fat Fannie", which reached #1 on the R&B chart, and #5 on the pop chart. Here's Larry Williams collects all his biggest singles on one LP along with some killer deep cuts. If you dig piano driven R&B shouters this Larry Williams LP is absolutely essential, a classic from one of New Orleans' greatest.
Charley Patton - Lord I'm Discouraged: The Gennett Records Recording Session, Richmond, In. June, 1929
Charley Patton
Lord I'm Discouraged: The Gennett Records Recording Session, Richmond, In. June, 1929
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Charley Patton was a pioneering Delta Blues singer and guitarist and is widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century. Though he only recorded around 50 tracks in his entire career, he was a popular touring performer and his legend has only grown in the nearly 100 years since his voice and guitar were first pressed on shellac. Patton performed with and at times mentored such blues legends as Robert Johnson, and Chester Burnett (aka Howlin' Wolf). On Lord I'm Discouraged: The Gennett Records Recording Session, Richmond, IN June 1929 Wax Love collects all the recordings Patton made for the legendary label, the same label that released early jazz from Louis Armstrong and Duke Ellington and tons of classic old-time and blues sessions. In just one day, June 14, 1929, Patton recorded 14 of the most famous Delta Blues sides in history. An essential collection for any fan of early acoustic blues.
James Brown - Think!
James Brown
Think!
LP | 1960 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1960 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The 3rd studio album from James Brown and The Famous Flames, originally released in 1960. Though the title track was a cover of The “5” Royales, it’s guaranteed that James Brown is who everyone on the planet now associates the song with. Absolutely essential early R&B from the Godfather himself, The Hardest Working Man in Show Business. Back in print on Wax Love!
Million Dollar Quartet, The - The Million Dollar Quartet
Million Dollar Quartet, The
The Million Dollar Quartet
LP | 1981 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1981 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
On December 4, 1956, four young musicians gathered by pure chance at Sun Records in Memphis for what would become one of the greatest jam sessions ever. In fact, the four guys in question happen to be Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis, hence the name "Million Dollar Quartet". Not only does this recording show a glimpse of the real Elvis, but it actually stands as a musical artifact in itself. Ranging from gospel spirituals and country standards to covers of Bill Monroe and Chuck Berry songs, these four all-time rock icons play with all the ingredients that created rock and roll, just for the fun of it. A document showing the real feel of the early days of rock and roll, finally back on vinyl.
John Lee Hooker - House Of The Blues
John Lee Hooker
House Of The Blues
LP | 1959 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1959 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Though released in 1959, The House Of The Blues collects John Lee Hooker’s early 1950s shellac singles for the legendary Chicago blues label Chess Records. Born sometime in the 1910s or early 1920s in rural Mississippi, Hooker moved to Detroit in 1943 to work at the Ford Motor Company and soon began frequenting the city’s blues clubs. Hooker recorded for many labels throughout the 1950s but it was with Chess that he cut his most memorable and famous sides. This album is the beginning of that fruitful relationship and features simply Hooker’s beautiful blues vocals, raw guitar playing, and foot stomping to keep the beat. There’s no more raw and real blues than right here on this here LP!
Charles Mingus - The Complete Sessions Of The Clown
Charles Mingus
The Complete Sessions Of The Clown
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Featuring two more tracks than the original release of The Clown this is the complete sessions Mingus recorded from February to March 1957. Including the original version of one of his most well known tracks, "Haitian Fight Song", The Clown is a great album that is one of the earliest Mingus releases to show his compositional excellence as well as his stretched out and complex sound. Another essential Mingus title on Wax Love.
Miles Davis - At Newport 1958
Miles Davis
At Newport 1958
LP | 2013 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2013 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Featuring the majority of the band that would, a year later, release the absolute pinnacle of modal jazz, Kind Of Blue, Davis brought his group to the Newport festival in 1958 for a brilliant performance. Though the group doesn’t play any songs from that record, instead focusing on classics like "Straight No Chaser", and "Bye Bye Blackbird" one can hear the whispers of that LP. Essential live jazz from the greatest trumpet player of all time, Miles Davis.
Lightnin' Hopkins - Rockin' At Herald
Lightnin' Hopkins
Rockin' At Herald
LP | 1960 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1960 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
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Recorded in Houston in 1954 and released on the New York Herald label, these classic recordings of Hopkins feature him on amplified guitar with bass and drums. These are not the folk-blues many associate with Hopkins, these are raw and glorious R&B tinged blues recordings way more for the juke joints than the folk festivals. Lightnin' Hopkins is one of the most crucial blues musicians in history, and these are his most rocking and raucous sides ever!
Chet Baker - Chet Baker & Strings
Chet Baker
Chet Baker & Strings
LP | 1954 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1954 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded in 1953 and 1954 with a veritable who's who of West Coast cool jazz including backing from Zoot Sims, Bud Shank, Shelly Manne, as well as arrangements from Jack Montrose, and Shorty Rogers, Chet Baker & Strings is a beautiful and airy collection of some of Baker's most sultry trumpet work. The string section perfectly complements the cool jazz quintet backing and makes this one of the Baker's finest and most unique sets. Essential.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - Baptize Me In Wine Singles & Oddities 1955-1959
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Baptize Me In Wine Singles & Oddities 1955-1959
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
In a long line of rock and roll outsiders hailing from Ohio, Screamin' Jay Hawkins may very well be the first. Born and raised in Cleveland, Hawkins' 1956 single 'I Put A Spell On You' is one of the most instantly recognizable songs in the history of R 'n' B and rock. Baptize Me in Wine compiles that classic track along with 18 other specimens of pure, unhinged, guttural R 'n' B madness into what is sure to be considered the definitive Hawkins' collection on the vinyl market. Most tracks were originally released as singles on the Okeh label except for the last four, which are outtakes from the first album. Before Devo, before Pere Ubu, before Guided By Voices, there was Screamin' Jay. There really must be something in the water out there.
Howlin' Wolf - Howlin' Wolf
Howlin' Wolf
Howlin' Wolf
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Collecting 6 singles released between 1960 and 1962, the self-titled Howlin' Wolf album, often referred to as "The Rocking Chair Album", is one of the most essential and immortal of Chicago electric blues LPs. Featuring almost entirely songs by the great Willie Dixon, this album from Chester Burnett, inspired everyone from Led Zeppelin to The Stones, Taj Mahal to Jack White. Another all-time classic back in print thanks to Wax Love.
John Lee Hooker - Boom Boom: Vee-Jay Singles 1959-1962
John Lee Hooker
Boom Boom: Vee-Jay Singles 1959-1962
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following stints with Modern and Chess, legendary blues man John Lee Hooker joined forces with the esteemed Vee-Jay label out of Chicago in 1955. For the next 7 years Hooker cut some of the most explosive and legendary blues sides of his career and solidified his position as one of the greatest performers of the electric blues era. By the 1960s the folk and blues revival would make international stars of many blues performers but at the time of these Vee-Jay recordings this was music made by African-Americans mostly for the African-American market, from Chicago to the South to Los Angeles and New York and points between, and Vee-Jay was one of the first and most successful African-American owned record labels. While many of his earlier sides featured only Hooker on guitar and vocals, his Vee-Jay sides feature a full rocking rhythm section. Essential sides from one of the all-time greatest American performers of the 20th century. This second volumes spans the years 1959-1962 and includes classics like “Boom Boom”, “Want Ad Blues”, and 16 more great Hooker blues joints.
Ray Charles - Genius + Soul = Jazz
Ray Charles
Genius + Soul = Jazz
LP | 1961 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded in 1961 under the direction of the legendary Quincy Jones and featuring members of Count Basie’s group as well as crack New York sessions players, Genius + Soul = Jazz is one of the finest records in Charles’ storied career. Lushly arranged and impeccably played, the group and performances are the perfect backdrop for Charles’ whiskey smooth vocals. A crucial and essential piece of work from one of the 20th century’s most celebrated performers.
Beatles, The - Work In Progress: More Hits From The Star Club Hamburg 1962
Beatles, The
Work In Progress: More Hits From The Star Club Hamburg 1962
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
The Beatles played five residencies in Hamburg between 1960 and 1962, the last of which is captured here in December of 1962, just a few months after Ringo Starr replaced Pete Best and finalized the lineup that would soon be known as The Fab Four. The group would soon be signed to Parlophone and the rest, as they say, is history. This is part two of two historical live recordings that capture the band just before they rocketed to stardom. A truly important piece of Beatle history.
Beatles, The - Pop Group From Liverpool Visiting Stockholm
Beatles, The
Pop Group From Liverpool Visiting Stockholm
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,79 €* 11,99 € -10%
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
A classic radio appearance recorded the day before their Swedish tour began. The recording took place at the Karlaplansstudion - later the Maximteatern - in Stockholm, in front of a studio audience of teenage girls. A hundred tickets were given away, but more than twice as many people turned up in the hope of seeing the performance. The Fab Four blasted through 7 of their early classics, 19 minutes of single sided 60s British Invasion bliss.
Bob Dylan - 1962 The Witmark Demos
Bob Dylan
1962 The Witmark Demos
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
In the spring of 1962, folk music manager Albert Grossman began to take an active interest in Dylan. He proposed that Dylan sign with the prestigious publisher M. Witmark & Sons. Dylan signed a contract with Witmark on July 12 and immediately recorded a demo of what would become his breakthrough song, "Blowin' in the Wind". Four months passed before Dylan returned to record another song, "Ye Playboys and Playgirls", but the next month, in December, he showed up with many new compositions, including three that would become classics of his, "A Hard Rain's a-Gonna Fall", "Ballad of Hollis Brown", and "Tomorrow Is a Long Time". All of Dylan’s 1962 demos for Witmark are reproduced here on Wax Love.
Joe Meek - Hits From 304 Holloway Road
Joe Meek
Hits From 304 Holloway Road
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
Though he's been dead for nearly 50 years, Joe Meek remains one of the most fascinating and influential figures in British pop music. A brilliant and prolific producer and songwriter - despite his inability to either play an instrument or read music - Meek also happened to be an occultist, paranoiac, suicidal depressive and, to top it all off, a murderer. Though only 37 at the time of his death Meek left a large body of work rivaled only by his equally inspired/insane competitor across the pond, Phil Spector. This brand new collection on Wax Love bring 18 of Meek's finest early '60s pop productions back to life on vinyl, the format they were made for. Dig in!
Janis Joplin - Little Girl Blue: Early California Sessions
Janis Joplin
Little Girl Blue: Early California Sessions
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Very early 1962 recordings featuring a very young Janis Joplin. Recorded in part at the Folk Theatre in San Jose, 1962 where Janis is joined by Steve Talbot on stage, and the remainder at the Coffee Gallery in San Francisco, 1962. This collection of raw blues tunes is essential for any fan of the iconic performer.
Bob Dylan - Freewheelin' Outtakes
Bob Dylan
Freewheelin' Outtakes
LP | 2014 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
13,29 €* 13,99 € -5%
Release:2014 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Unlike his debut - which took only two days in the studio to record - The Freewheelin' Bob Dylan finally emerged in May 1963 after some 8 sessions at Columbia Records Studio A, over the course of nearly a year. The time and effort paid off in spades, as he emerged from the studio a fully-formed bona fide songwriter with a legitimate hit on his hands. Obviously, the final album left much material on the cutting room floor and Wax Love is pleased to bring some of that rarely heard material back to light. A mix of originals that never made it onto any LP, alternate takes, and cover songs, Freewheelin' Outtakes: The Columbia Sessions, NYC, 1962 captures America's most important living songwriter at a pivotal moment in his career when he emerged from the Greenwich Village folk scene to become the voice of his generation.
Screamin' Jay Hawkins - At Home With Screamin' Jay Hawkins
Screamin' Jay Hawkins
At Home With Screamin' Jay Hawkins
LP | 1958 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1958 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
By far one of the most outrageous performers of the early years of rock, prone to emerging from coffins on stage, with a flaming skull named Henry as his constant companion, Screamin' Jay was an insanely theatrical figure long before it was even remotely acceptable. His 1958 debut, At Home, featuring his legendary 'I Put A Spell On You,' along with surreal hits like 'Hong Kong,' 'Take Me Back To The Boot And Saddle,' or his wild-ass reinventions of old standards like 'I Love Paris' and 'Deep Purple' is a carefully arranged yet gritty, Ray Charles-gone-crazy styled, full band rhythm and blues masterpiece, filled with enough howls and groans to send chills down your spine.
Robert Johnson - Drunken Hearted Man
Robert Johnson
Drunken Hearted Man
LP | 2015 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2015 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A collection of the finest moments of the only two known recording sessions by the King of Delta Blues, Robert Johnson. A man whose poorly documented life and death at 27 have given rise to much legend in the last 30 years, Johnson had little or none public recognition for his work in his lifetime. Rumored to have sold his soul at the crossroads to achieve success, Robert Johnson lived his whole life playing at street corners and Saturday night dances, writing the soundtrack for half a century of rock culture to come. Featuring all-time classics such as “I believe I’ll Dust My Broom” or “Kind Hearted Woman Blues”, this is mandatory for all early folk and blues aficionados!
Elvis Presley - Elvis' Golden Records
Elvis Presley
Elvis' Golden Records
LP | 1958 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1958 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Collecting 8 number one A-sides and 5 B-sides, this classic set compiles Elvis' 1956-1957 hits into one place. Originally released in 1958, this is widely regarded as the first Greatest Hits collection in rock and roll history. If you're looking for one place to get all of the most classic Elvis hits of the early rock and roll era, this is the place!
Erma Franklin - Her Name Is Erma
Erma Franklin
Her Name Is Erma
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves, Rock / Indie
Erma Franklin was born in 1938 in Shelby, MS, but was raised - with her sisters, Aretha and Carolyn - in Detroit, MI. The son of the legendary preacher, gospel musician, and civil rights activist Rev. C.L. Franklin, Erma grew up singing in the church, like so many other R&B and soul greats of the time. After recording backing vocals with her sister, Erma got the chance in 1962 to cut her debut LP. Though she would only record one more LP and retire from music entirely in the 1970s, this debut shows a singer just as talented as her more famous sister. A husky, soul belter of a voice is showcased here, with all the tracks from the original LP plus MORE!
Charley Patton - Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone: The Paramount Recording Session, Grafton, Wi May 1930
Charley Patton
Some Of These Days I'll Be Gone: The Paramount Recording Session, Grafton, Wi May 1930
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,39 €* 11,99 € -5%
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Charley Patton was a pioneering Delta Blues singer and guitarist and is widely considered one of the most influential musicians of the 20th Century. Though he only recorded around 50 tracks in his entire career, he was a popular touring performer and his legend has only grown in the nearly 100 years since his voice and guitar were first pressed on shellac. Patton performed with and at times mentored such blues legends as Robert Johnson, and Chester Burnett (aka Howlin' Wolf).
Blue Mitchell - Blue Soul
Blue Mitchell
Blue Soul
LP | 1959 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1959 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Originally released in 1959, this is Blue Mitchell's third release as a leader. The brilliant trumpeter is joined by an all-star lineup that includes Wynton Kelly on piano, Philly Joe Jones on drums, Sam Jones on bass, Curtis Fuller on trombone, and Jimmy Heath on tenor sax. A great piece of forgotten late '50s hard-bop it is truly a treasure of an album finally resurrected by Wax Love.
BB King - Easy Listening Blues
BB King
Easy Listening Blues
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,39 €* 11,99 € -5%
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
A bit of an anomaly in the B.B. King catalog, this 1962 LP is all instrumental tracks in the guitar driven pop-blues style of early Freddie King. Originally released on Crown - which was part of the RPM/Modern/Kent umbrella that B.B. King had recorded for since nearly the beginning of his career 10+ years before - this is a collection that was aimed at the burgeoning white market for R&B and blues and is therefore a little more pop-oriented than previous releases but that lends a charm to these recordings not often found on other King releases. Killer R&B/blues instrumentals from one of the greatest guitarists of the 20th Century.
Supremes, The - Meet The Supremes
Supremes, The
Meet The Supremes
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Meet the Supremes is, not surprisingly, the debut album of one of the greatest groups in soul music history, led by the inimitable Diana Ross, was originally released in 1962. Featuring the group’s earliest singles "I Want a Guy", "Buttered Popcorn", "Your Heart Belongs to Me" and "Let Me Go the Right Way", none of which were chart smashes but have since become regarded as classics. Full of that early Motown sound the world knows and loves this is a perfect entry point into the illustrious career of Diana Ross & The Supremes.
Ike & Tina Turner - The Soul Of Ike & Tina
Ike & Tina Turner
The Soul Of Ike & Tina
LP | 1966 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1966 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The debut LP from one of the most dynamic duos in the history of recorded music, The Soul Of Ike & Tina Turner was originally released on Sue in 1961. Featuring their classic singles, "A Fool in Love", and "I Idolize You", this is one of the best R&B records of the early 60s. After joining his group as a backup singer in 1957, it soon became clear that Tina Turner’s (then Ann Bullock, or Little Ann) talent and charisma were better suited for the spotlight, and by 1960 the group had changed names to the Ike & Tina Turner Revue. An essential record for any fans of Tina Turner or early 60s R&B, truly a barnburner!
Dionne Warwick - Make Way For Dionne Warwick
Dionne Warwick
Make Way For Dionne Warwick
LP | 1964 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1964 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Like so many great singers in history, East Orange, New Jersey native Dionne Warwick got her start in the church, and for the family gospel group, The Drinkard Singers. In the late 50s/early 60s she met Burt Bacharach at a recording session where she was singing backing vocals and the rest, as they say, is history. Warwick collaborated with the songwriting and production team of Bacharach and Hal David for dozens of massive hits, and this, her 3rd album, features some of the biggest and bets hits of her illustrious career, including “Walk On By”, "You'll Never Get to Heaven (If You Break My Heart)", and "Reach Out for Me". Truly brilliant pop/R&B of the highest order. Featuring 7 bonus tracks!
Ornette Coleman - Live At The Town Hall, NYC, 1962
Ornette Coleman
Live At The Town Hall, NYC, 1962
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Ornette Coleman's Town Hall show from December 1962 is the stuff legends are made of. He'd already made a name for himself with incredible releases on Atlantic including The Shape Of Jazz To Come and Free Jazz, but to some extent this live date feels like his free-jazz coming out party. A true artistic statement of pure free energy, this live date is both totally unhinged and completely in control. A necessary piece of free jazz history on Wax Love.
Gene Vincent & His Blues Caps - Bluejean Bop
Gene Vincent & His Blues Caps
Bluejean Bop
LP | 1956 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
9,34 €* 10,99 € -15%
Release:1956 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Things moved fast for Gene Vincent, he rocketed to stardom in 1956 on the heels of his massive hit "Be-Bop-A-Lula" and had Bluejean Bop, his debut album, out and in stores before the end of that year. Featuring killer early rock and roll as well as some covers of standards, Bluejean Bop is a quintessential album of the early era of rock.
Edith Piaf - Les Plus Belles Chansons
Edith Piaf
Les Plus Belles Chansons
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
Edith Piaf lived a tortured life. She died at 47 of liver cancer after years of alcohol abuse and pill addiction, and it's reported that her last words were "Every damn thing you do in this life, you have to pay for." While that's a hard way to live, her pain and emotion rang true in song, and there's not a better or more gut wrenching torch singer in history than Ms. Piaf. Collecting some of her most famous recordings, including the immortal "La Vie en Rose", "Tout Fout le Camp", and "Le Vagabond", this is a brilliant retrospective of her career and a perfect entry point into the world of one of the greatest vocalists of the 20th Century.
Big Bill Broonzy - Who's Sorry Now
Big Bill Broonzy
Who's Sorry Now
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Big Bill Broonzy experience more in his 55 years on this planet than most. Before his recording career began in Chicago in the 1920s he had already been married, worked as a sharecropper, a Pullman porter, a cook, and served for two years in World War I. After cutting some of the most legendary blues 78s in the '20s and '30s, Despite some success Broonzy still had to work odd jobs through most of the '40s to survive and by the time the folk revival and Pete Seeger found him, he only had a few years left. This collection documents those final years, from 1951 to 1958, where Broonzy was touring Europe and finally receiving some of the worldwide acclaim he had long deserved. Though these recordings come at the end of his life, his guitar skill is honed and his voice like a fine aged whiskey. Another incredible collection of American blues from Wax Love.
Miriam Makeba - Mama Afrika: The Early Years
Miriam Makeba
Mama Afrika: The Early Years
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Following her 1959 appearance in the anti-Apartheid film Come Back, Africa South African native Miriam Makeba vaulted into the international spotlight, fell under the tutelage of Harry Belafonte, and moved to New York City in 1960 where she immediately became a massive recording sensation. This LP collects some of that brilliant early material that launched her career and made her one of the most beloved voices of the 20th century.
Elvis Presley - Girls! Girls! Girls!
Elvis Presley
Girls! Girls! Girls!
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
1962's Girls! Girls! Girls! is one of Elvis's three films set it Hawaii and came out near the peak of his post-Army film career. Featuring the legendary single "Return To Sender" Girls! Girls! Girls! is one of the better 1960s Elvis soundtracks and an essential piece to any collection of the King.
Johnny Cash - Blood, Sweat And Tears
Johnny Cash
Blood, Sweat And Tears
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Like many of Johnny Cash's albums from the late 50s and early 60s, Blood, Sweat and Tears is a concept album. This time around, for his 15th long player, The Man in Black sings a suite of songs about the plight of the working man. Featuring The Carter Family on backing vocals and longtime guitarist Luther Perkins, this is a killer album that features two classics he'd later record on the legendary Folsom Prison sessions ("The Legend of John Henry's Hammer" and "Busted"). Another classic from Johnny Cash on Wax Love.
Chet Baker - It Could Happen To You
Chet Baker
It Could Happen To You
LP | 1958 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1958 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
It Could Happen to You was originally released in 1958 and follows the similar style of his previous vocal records in which he updates old standards to a contemporary cool jazz setting. Unlike previous releases by 1958 Baker's voice had reached a stunning maturity and his trumpet playing is also at a near peak in quality. The song selection is impeccable and everything about this record just oozes coolness. One of the finest releases in Chet Baker's storied career.
Miles Davis - Porgy & Bess
Miles Davis
Porgy & Bess
LP | 1958 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1958 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded in 4 sessions in 1958 at Columbia's 30th Street Studios with a large group that included Cannonball Adderley, Paul Chambers, and Philly Joe Jones, this album is Miles Davis and longtime collaborator Gil Evans' brilliant arrangement of the 1935 Ira Gershwin classic Porgy and Bess. Miles Davis was one of the all-time greatest interpreters of standards and with the arrangements from Evans, this album might be the best example of Davis' interpretive prowess. A beautiful piece of 1950s jazz on Wax Love.
Bob Dylan - Live At The Gaslight NYC 1961
Bob Dylan
Live At The Gaslight NYC 1961
LP | 2018 | EU (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU
Genre:Rock / Indie
Live At The Gaslight, NYC, September 6th, 1961 is a historic performance in many regards; it is one of the first known live recordings of the great Robert Zimmerman and, more importantly, THE first known live recording to feature original songs (“Man On The Street”, “Talkin' Bear Mountain Picnic Massacre Blues”, and “Song To Woody”). Known amongst collectors as “The First Gaslight Tape”, the sound quality on these recordings is fantastic, and it holds up as one of the best early Dylan live recordings in both sound quality and performance. Essential!
Chet Baker / Bud Shank / Leith Stevens - The James Dean Story
Chet Baker / Bud Shank / Leith Stevens
The James Dean Story
LP | 1957 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1957 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The James Dean Story is a 1957 documentary on the life of the legendary American film actor James Dean, depicted through dramatic use of still photography and interviews. Composed by Leith Stevens, and featuring a veritable who's who of West Coast Cool Jazz, the moody score perfectly encapsulates the life of the brilliant and troubled heartthrob, a man whose influence on American culture of the 20th can't be exaggerated. With a band that includes Chet Baker, Bud Shank, Pepper Adams, and Don Fagerquist, with arrangements by the brilliant Johnny Mandel, you know this is going to be full of swinging and classy arrangements and soloing, and moody ballad work. A truly great piece of West Coast Jazz, the soundtrack to a film about one of the most idolized actors in American film history.
Miles Davis - Seven Steps To Heaven
Miles Davis
Seven Steps To Heaven
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Late 1962 and early 1963 were a period of transition for Miles Davis. He had health issues and his original quintet from the 1950s was on its last legs. He played with a variety of hired hands while working on assembling a new quintet. Seven Steps To Heaven collected various recordings from LA and New York, and the New York recordings are particularly interesting because they feature the 17 year old Tony Williams, as well as Ron Carter, and Herbie Hancock, 3 of the brilliant players that would make up Davis’ working Quintet for the next several years. While comprised of various players and sessions, Seven Steps To Heaven is still a beautiful album from the legendary trumpet player well worthy of inclusion among his finest works.
James Brown - Tell Me What You're Gonna Do
James Brown
Tell Me What You're Gonna Do
LP | 1961 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1961 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The 4thJames Brown LP, originally released in 1961, is one of the harder titles in his early discography to find. Though it doesn’t contain any of his massive, instantly recognizable hits, it’s regarded among collectors as one of the finest pure R&B albums of its era. And it includes some of his best charting singles such as “Just You And Me Darling”, and “Lost Someone”. Beg, scream, & shout along with the Hardest Working Man In Show Business, The Godfather of Soul himself: Mr. JAMES BROWN!
Dick Dale & His Deltones - Surfer's Choice
Dick Dale & His Deltones
Surfer's Choice
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Richard Anthony Monsour, born May 4, 1937 - better known to the world as The King Of The Surf Guitar, Dick Dale - released this, his debut album, in 1962. Featuring his backing group, The Del-Tones, Surfer's Choice, is an absolute, stone cold, classic and the first ever LP document of the brand new phenomenon of surf rock, a genre that Dale, an avid surfer himself, singlehandedly created. An essential piece of surf rock history, back in print on Wax Love.
Sam Cooke - Peace In The Valley
Sam Cooke
Peace In The Valley
LP | 2005 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2005 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Collecting some of his finest gospel sides with The Soul Stirrers, Peace In The Valley is not just the starting point of Sam Cooke’s iconic career, it is also some of the most beautiful music ever put to tape. Though the songs are religious in nature, one can easily hear the architecture of Cooke’s later secular R&B work in these sides. Soulful and sanctified music from one of the finest voices in the history of 20th century popular music.
Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley
LP | 1958 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1958 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
The full-length debut by the man known as the originator of rock and roll should need no introduction. Though never a top seller on par with his Chess Records rival Chuck Berry, Bo produced a catalog of classics to compete with all but a handful of the best early rockers, pushing rock and roll to its funkiest ever. The Bo Diddley beat--that 'bomp, ba-bomp-bomp, bomp-bomp' to which the pop-garage 1965 hit 'I Want Candy' by the Strangeloves owes everything--is one of rock and roll's bedrock rhythms, showing up in the work of Buddy Holly, the Velvet Underground, and the Rolling Stones to name but a few. An all time classic that stretched back as far as Africa for its roots, and looked as far into the future as rap, while still remaining a milestone in the transition from blues to early rock and roll.
Stevie Wonder - Drown In My Own Tears: Live At The Regal Theater Chicago 1962
Stevie Wonder
Drown In My Own Tears: Live At The Regal Theater Chicago 1962
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Practically the entire world has heard Stevie Wonder’s performance from the Motortown Revue show at the Regal Theater in Chicago in June of 1962, they just might not know it yet. That’s because the electrifying, hit version of “Fingertips Pts. 1 & 2” was recorded at that fateful gig. Included here is that hit performance along with the rest of Wonder’s show that evening, a night that he and the backing Motortown band were absolutely ON FIRE.
James Brown - Live At The Apollo NYC October 1962
James Brown
Live At The Apollo NYC October 1962
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Perhaps the most famous live album in the history of live albums, it’s hard to top James Brown & His Famous Flames Live At The Apollo, NYC, October 24th, 1962. Featuring a band that was tighter than any other in the business, and an absolutely on point James Brown, Live At The Apollo is the record that made Brown an international soul superstar. Just listen to the crowd’s screams on “Lost Someone” and you, too, will feel the power, the true SOUL POWER.
Bob Dylan - Folksinger's Choice Radio Broadcast
Bob Dylan
Folksinger's Choice Radio Broadcast
LP | 2018 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2018 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
Cynthia Gooding was a folksinger best known for her radio show, which was broadcast on New York’s WBAI. It was on this show in early 1962 that she recorded an interview and performance with the then unknown Dylan, whose first album had yet been released. A stunning and clear performance featuring covers and many of his earliest canonical songs, an important document in the nearly 60 year career of an American icon.
Eddie Cochran - Fool'S Paradise: Early And Rare Eddie
Eddie Cochran
Fool'S Paradise: Early And Rare Eddie
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
11,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
The great Eddie Cochran, an early rock and roll legend rivaled only by the likes of Elvis, and his good friends Buddy, and Richie, was gone before his 22nd birthday, the victim of a taxi cab crash while on tour in England. It's hard to imagine, when listening to Cochran's body of work, that one man could record so much classic material in such a brief period of time. Cochran's first solo release came in 1956, and in less than 5 years he recorded dozens of singles, including 7 chart hits in the USA, and a number more in the UK. This comp includes some of his biggest hits as well as numerous b-side rarities, showcasing the breadth and depth of this legendary early rock and roller.
Johnny Cash - With His Hot & Blue Guitar
Johnny Cash
With His Hot & Blue Guitar
LP | 1957 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1957 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
1957's With His Hot And Blue Guitar is the debut album of country and rock and roll pioneer and all-around American hero Johnny Cash. Featuring his backing band, The Tennessee Two, the album includes all-time classics like "Hey Porter," "The Wreck of the Ol' 97," and "Folsom Prison Blues." The beginnings of an American country hero also happen to be some of the finest recordings of his career, absolutely stellar Southern Americana.
John Lee Hooker - The Great John Lee Hooker
John Lee Hooker
The Great John Lee Hooker
LP | 1963 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
9,89 €* 10,99 € -10%
Release:1963 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
The legendary John Lee Hooker began his long and storied recording career in 1948, and over the next several years he released dozens of sides for the Los Angeles based blues and R&B super power label Modern. This classic LP collects some of his finest singles from 1948-1954, raw and powerful stuff that is as important as any from Hooker's entire career. Often featuring just Hooker and his guitar, or with a small backing combo, these tracks are sparse and deep, as real as the blues ever were.
Miles Davis - Plays For Lovers
Miles Davis
Plays For Lovers
LP | 1965 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1965 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Collecting recordings made between 1953 and 1956, Miles Davis Plays For Lovers is a look at the more sensitive and sensual side of the great trumpeter, focusing on his sultry and smoky late night ballads. Mostly featuring his legendary mid-50s quintet of Coltrane, Garland, Chambers, and Jones, this collection highlights that groups ability to slow things down to a soulful, brilliant simmer. Classic jazz ballads that swing, perfect for late nights with a lover at your side.
John Coltrane - Bye Bye Blackbird: Live At Penn State University 1963
John Coltrane
Bye Bye Blackbird: Live At Penn State University 1963
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
When John Coltrane performed in 1963 at Penn State University, it was with the group that is now considered his most "classic" group: the quartet featuring McCoy Tyner on piano, Jimmy Garrison on bass, and Elvin Jones on drums. Featuring an epic, 25 minute long, "Bye Bye Blackbird" among other early 60s originals and covers, this is the sound of an artist coming into his own and truly shining. Coltrane at the top of his modal/post-bop powers.
B.B. King - Story From My Heart And Soul: The 'Modern' Label Singles 1957-1962
B.B. King
Story From My Heart And Soul: The 'Modern' Label Singles 1957-1962
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Rock / Indie
This collection compiles many of the classic ‘50s and ‘60s sides that B.B. King recorded for the Los Angeles based label Modern. Mostly recorded in King’s home base of Memphis, TN – some even recorded and produced by Sam Phillips of Sun Records fame – these sides are some of the most important and classic blues and R&B tracks of the late 1950s and early 1960s. A true workhorse, King was often playing more than 300 concerts a year at this point in his career, and it shows in these performances where a tight band is led by one of the most practiced and technically skilled guitarists of the era. King remains a huge influence on guitarists to this day and these recordings, from nearly 60 years ago, are a perfect example why.
Billie Holiday - Billie's Blues
Billie Holiday
Billie's Blues
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,44 €* 10,99 € -5%
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Organic Grooves
Though she had been performing professionally since the late 1920s, as a teenager in Harlem, during its Renaissance, the immortal Billie Holiday didn't play a single night on the European continent until 1954. It was in that year that the great journalist and musician Leonard Feather, and a Swedish promoter organized the Jazz Club U.S.A. tour, named after Feather's wildly popular radio program. Featuring Red Norvo, Sonny Clark, and more, the centerpiece of Jazz Club U.S.A. was, undoubtedly, Lady Day. Recorded at various dates across the tour,Billie's Bluesshows Holiday still had it, despite the turmoil, and drug and alcohol abuse, her voice remained strong, a stunning document of one of America's greatest treasures on her first ever tour of Europe. Reissued with 5 bonus tracks.
Sylvie Vartan - En Ecoutant La Pluie
Sylvie Vartan
En Ecoutant La Pluie
LP | 2017 | EU | Original (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:2017 / EU – Original
Genre:Pop
Sylvie Vartran’s family emigrated from Bulgaria to Paris in 1952 when she was just a child. Soon she would fall in love with the cosmopolitan Parisian music scene as well as American jazz and rock and roll, and by 1961, at the young age of 17, she began her recording career, one that would prove to be among the most illustrious in French pop music of 20th century. Known for her tough and sultry vocals, Vartran was an early star of the ye-ye scene and these first singles show why! Featuring many French language re-workings of rock and R&B hits from The Isley Brothers to Mel Torme, Paul Anka to Del Shannon, this collection is essential to any fan of 60s French pop.
Bo Diddley - Bo Diddley & Company
Bo Diddley
Bo Diddley & Company
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Ellas McDaniel (aka Bo Diddley) was a true American original. He originated a rock beat that has been used by everyone from The Who, to Bruce Springsteen, to The Smiths, had a teenaged Marvin Gaye working as his valet, toured with The Clash, and was in a series of popular Nike commercials. Not to mention the fact that, oh yeah, he wrote and recorded some of the most important rock and roll music of the mid 20th-century. And that guitar, that iconic guitar, which is prominently featured on the cover of this classic 1962 LP. This is the first LP to feature his popular female rhythm guitarist sidekick, The Duchess, and while not featuring the chart-toppers of other release is a stunner of classic R&B influenced rock and roll that's essential for any Diddley fan.
Joan Baez - Joan Baez Debut Album
Joan Baez
Joan Baez Debut Album
LP | 1960 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1960 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Joan Baez is one of the most prominent figures of the 60s folk scene and a legendary musician, and activist. Growing up Mexican-American and in the Quaker faith in the 1950s created in Baez a strong belief in pacifism and a deep dedication to racial justice. After high school Baez moved to Boston and immediately fell in with burgeoning folk scene there, meeting the influential Odetta, and performing with Bob Gibson. It was her performance with Gibson at the 1959 Newport Folk Festival that led to her signing and this debut album, a truly fantastic piece of 1960s folk and the intro to one of the most important voices of the 20th century American left.
Dizzy Gillespie - Dizzy On The French Riviera
Dizzy Gillespie
Dizzy On The French Riviera
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Recorded July 24, 1962 at the 3rd International Jazz Festival D'Antibes/Juan-Les-Pins, this is classic 1960s Dizzy. It’s smooth and swinging without losing any of his patented power. Produced by Quincy Jones, and featuring piano and arrangements from Argentinian master Lalo Schifrin, Gillespie shines here alongside underrated reed man Leo Wright. A great early 60s Dizzy group absolutely slaying live to a receptive audience.
Aretha Franklin - The First 12 Sides
Aretha Franklin
The First 12 Sides
LP | 1972 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1972 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Organic Grooves
Before Aretha hit big with her stomping southern soul sound in the late 60s, she’d already had quite a career. Beginning as a gospel singer Franklin spent the early 60s recording in a variety of styles to varying success. While her other releases were overproduced and poppy, these very early recordings with the Ray Bryant group are beautiful jazz vocal stylings in the manner of Sarah Vaughan or Ella Fitzgerald. Beautifully recorded with no overdubs this is fantastic early 60s jazz and her voice is as perfect a fit for this material as it is for the soul she’s famous for.
Judy Collins - Golden Apples Of The Sun
Judy Collins
Golden Apples Of The Sun
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Legendary folk singer Judy Collins began her musical career as a piano prodigy – the daughter of a professional musician and radio host – but it was the work of Woody Guthrie and Pete Seeger that inspired Collins to pick up a guitar in the 1950s and set her off down a career of folk music stardom. Originally released in 1962, Golden Apples Of The Sun is her 2nd LP and is mostly made up of traditional material rearranged by Collins and her unique and iconic voice. A classic of the 60s folk revival back in print on LP.
Bob Dylan - Debut Album
Bob Dylan
Debut Album
LP | 1962 | EU | Reissue (Wax Love)
10,99 €*
Release:1962 / EU – Reissue
Genre:Rock / Indie
Released in March of 1962, Bob Dylan’s debut album announced the arrival of a singer-songwriter who would change the face of 20th century music and popular culture. Though it was Freewheelin’ the following year that would make him an international star and the voice of a generation, this debut is a crucial piece of folk music history and a stunning example of his early song-craft. Back in print with a beautifully redesigned cover on Wax Love.
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