Any similarities between this and the previous album cover are completely accidental! I usually only buy stuff I’ve heard, but the cover of this was so good there was no way the contents wouldn’t be great. I was not disappointed.
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From the mighty, mighty Curtis Mayfield. Purchased from a local branch of the much missed Fopp records.
I found this in the very fine Swordfish records in Birmingham. Apparently it’s Brian Wilson’s favourite Beach Boys album. It might just be my favourite Sunday morning record.
This is quite a unique album from The Isley Brothers. It’s largely acoustic and contains covers of rock songs, recorded as an act of solidarity during a period of civil unrest. Most importantly, it’s brilliant. I bought this for a friend. He never received it.
I picked this up at The Diskery record shop in Birmingham (an essential visit if you love vinyl). It’s a tatty old thing (though the vinyl is vg+) but I think the stains are all part of its ragged charm. Best solo Beatles album?
On a bit of a Dylan tip at the moment. Why did no one tell me how good this album is? Very pleased to find this on a small local market stall.
One of my favourite album covers of all time. The music is pretty fantastic too. Sundown, Sundown sounds amazing on vinyl. I tried to grow a Lee Hazlewood moustache once but was told I looked ‘evil’.