GA Russell

Are there any box bargains currently available?

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1 hour ago, GA Russell said:

Jackie DeShannon - $10.65 + $3.99

In the Wind
Are You Ready for This?
New Image
What the World Needs Now is Love

https://smile.amazon.com/dp/B00QY1ZXKQ/

Nice set if you are a completist for her work from that era (I am, but irrationally so), but otherwise you are better served by a good best of, as she was not really an album artist then.  Gets even more maddening because her US and British albums varied in content, so there is no clean way to get it all without a good bit of overlap.  I do strongly recommend this 30 cut beauty, available for $4.99 and shipping on Amazon Marketplace.

What the World Needs Now Is... Jackie DeShannon: The Definitive Collection

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The Nesmith is now $11.31.  Does anyone have an opinion of these albums?

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1 hour ago, GA Russell said:

The Nesmith is now $11.31.  Does anyone have an opinion of these albums?

I bought the set as a curiosity, and it far exceeded my expectations.  Not just "country-rock", there are a lot of other things going on, and the musicianship and writing are very good.  Well worth checking out.

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That's a great buy on the Monterey Pop set, which is a 60's cultural landmark (and utterly enjoyable).

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1 hour ago, GA Russell said:

The Searchers - Collected (81 tracks) - $12.95 + $3.99
https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B007F6CDHA/

(May be a Bear Family release.)

It's on Universal.  Bear Family would never roll with a cherry-picked set than completeness.  That being said, nice price, and they were one of the very best, and one of the most underrated British Invasion groups.  "Needles and Pins" is the British Invasion to me more than any other record by anyone (yes, even that other group).

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I mentioned Bear Family because they are the Marketplace Seller.  Do they regularly sell CDs that are not theirs?

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1 hour ago, GA Russell said:

This might appeal to some of you.

The Jimi Hendrix Experience - Freedom - Live at the 1970 Atlanta Pop Festival (2 CDs) - $8.00 prime

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B010GV5PVQ/

I own it. Not perfect, but pretty great.  Canonical live stuff to me along with Winterland and Band of Gypsies (I'm not a big fan of his Monterey or Woodstock performances, especially Woodstock).

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On 10/31/2016 at 10:47 PM, king ubu said:

pretty good price (€ 32) on the Staple Singers box here:

https://www.amazon.it/Faith-Grace-Family-Journey-1953-1976/dp/B015FWTAOO/

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Some pretty fine stuff there, and pretty good notes as well.  Don't know the whole history well enuff to judge beyond that.

On 10/31/2016 at 8:14 AM, GA Russell said:

Am I right to assume that with these you get the 5 albums as originally issued, no outtakes, no alternates?

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Dana, regarding the 5 Original Albums boxes, I don't know.  Who will be the first to order?

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2 hours ago, danasgoodstuff said:

Some pretty fine stuff there, and pretty good notes as well.  Don't know the whole history well enuff to judge beyond that.

Am I right to assume that with these you get the 5 albums as originally issued, no outtakes, no alternates?

Looks that way. For instance, I found track listings of the Henderson on the Italian Universal site.

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