Loading...
  [ LOGIN/REGISTER ]   [ MY ACCOUNT ] Items in the shopping cart: 0    Current total: $0.00
   
Left space

Advanced Products Search
Keywords :
 
Price Range : $ ~ $
Manufacturer :
Category :

Found : 37   Display : 1-37
Page :
1
    << · < Prev · Next > · >>
Sort by:







Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
September Of My Years

  (Item #: sinatsepte_1709_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this copy was one of the best we played in our recent shootout
  • Both sides are exceptionally spacious and three-dimensional, as well as relaxed and full-bodied - just wonderful
  • A Demo Quality Tubey Magical disc, but it only sounds that way on the Blue Green original stereo pressings like this one
  • 5 stars on Allmusic ("One of Frank Sinatra's triumphs of the '60s") and Grammy Album of the Year for 1967
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info











Super Hot Stamper

Marty Robbins
Hawaii's Calling Me

  (Item #: robbihawai_1709_1) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With a nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side one and a side two that's very respectable in its own right, this copy has the rich, sweet, sound we love
  • This kind of Tubey Magical, tonally correct, spacious sound on this stereo 360 pressing is nothing less than a THRILL
  • The only other Robbins record that can hold a candle to this one is Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs
  • "Robbins performs beautifully, creating a breezy mood that marks one of pop music's better attempts at the genre."
See all of our Marty Robbins albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
All The Way

  (Item #: sinatallth_1709_1) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • This vintage '60s Capitol pressing did very well in our shootout, earning sonic grades of Double Plus (A++) or close to it on both sides
  • It has the all the Tubey Magic one could ask for, allowing Sinatra's rich baritone to work its magic on every phrase
  • This group of singles and B-sides was recorded from 1957 to 1960 and contain some of Sinatra's better-known songs arranged by Nelson Riddle
  • As you can well imagine, finding clean, scratch-free '60s Sinatra records like this one, in stereo no less, is no walk in the park
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Harry Nilsson
A Little Touch of Schmilsson

  (Item #: nilssalitt_1709) 

Our Price: $129.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound from beginning to end; this is a big step up over the average copy
  • Both sides are incredibly rich and full with excellent presence and lots of space around the instruments
  • One of our favorite Nilsson releases - it's The Ultimate latter-day standards album
  • A Better Records Rock and Pop Top 100 album
See all of our Harry Nilsson albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
Strangers In The Night

  (Item #: sinatstran_1709) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound throughout, this Sinatra title surprised us with its DEMO DISC sound
  • Clearly one of the better sounding Reprise-era Sinatra pressings we have ever played
  • Credit must given to the extraordinarily inventive arrangements of Nelson Riddle and the All Tube engineering of Lee Herschberg
  • "Sinatra's singing is relaxed, confident, and surprisingly jazzy, as he plays with the melody of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" and delivers a knockout punch with the assured, breathtaking "Summer Wind."
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info











White Hot Stamper

Lou Rawls
Live!

  (Item #: rawlslive_1707x) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • With a Triple Plus (A+++) side two and a better than Double Plus (A++ to A+++) side one here's one of the best copies to hit the site in years
  • A recent addition to our Top 100, Lou Rawls Live! is an outstanding recording that really comes to life on this original pressing
  • The songs are great, the musicians are brilliant, the sound is amazing -- Stormy Monday & Tobacco Road are highlights of the set
  • AMG 4 stars "Lou Rawls gives a riveting performance on Live!, covering standards from Basie/Rushing's tambourine-jumpin' "Goin' to Chicago" to T-Bone Walker's foot-stompin' "Stormy Monday," and whole lot in between."
See all of our Lou Rawls albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Lena Horne & Gabor Szabo
Lena & Gabor

  (Item #: hornelenaa_1702x) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With outstanding Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides this copy sounds right from top to bottom
  • Some of the most UNPROCESSED and REAL sounding jazzy pop we have ever played
  • A True Sleeper from 1968 - love the choice of material, love the players, love Lena, love the album!
  • "The contrast of Horne's full-throated voice and Szabo's unconventional, modal guitar playing is mesmerizing..."
See all of our Gabor Szabo albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

June Christy
Something Cool

  (Item #: chrissomet_1708_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Miss Christy's Must Own Masterpiece here boasts superb Double Plus (A++) Mono Hot Stamper sound or BETTER
  • Need a refresher course in Tubey Magic after playing too many remastered records? This 1955 original Capitol turquoise pressing is overflowing with it
  • A favorite Cool School vocalist - we just wish we could find more clean copies of her albums - side one is fairly quiet
  • Allmusic 5 Stars: "Christy established herself as an artist who strove for the very best in song selection, arrangements, and notably intelligent interpretation. There were perhaps other vocalists with greater vocal equipment, but few could match June Christy's artistic integrity."
See all of our June Christy albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
September Of My Years

  (Item #: sinatsepte_1708) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • Triple Plus (A+++) on side two and Double Plus (A++) on side one, killer sound throughout
  • Both sides are exceptionally spacious and three-dimensional, as well as relaxed and full-bodied -- just wonderful
  • A Demo Quality Tubey Magical disc, but it only sounds that way on the Blue Green original stereo pressings like this one
  • 5 stars on Allmusic (""one of Frank Sinatra's triumphs of the '60s") and Grammy Album of the Year for 1967
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info











White Hot Stamper

Ella Fitzgerald
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!

  (Item #: fitzgclaph_1708) 

Our Price: $449.99

  • This original stereo pressing is incredible from first note to last, earning a Triple Plus (A+++) on side one and a Double Plus (A++) on side two
  • Both sides are rich, smooth, Tubey Magical and dynamic with lovely, breathy vocals and excellent bass
  • This copy is as quiet as any we've ever heard - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus on both sides - nice!
  • Our single favorite female vocal album here at Better Records, Ella's small group masterpiece
See all of our Ella Fitzgerald albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Julie London
Lonely Girl

  (Item #: londolonel_1708) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • A Knockout of Female Voice and Guitar: Triple Plus (A+++) on the first side mated to a seriously good Double Plus (A++) side two
  • Julie is in the room with you - intimate, breathy and Tubey Magical like practically nothing you've ever heard
  • For late night listening this is surely one of the best Sultry Female Vocal recordings ever made - you won't believe it
  • "Lone guitarist Al Viola plays gentle Spanish-tinged acoustic behind the hushed vocalist, and it suits London perfectly. While the singer was often chided for her beauty and lack of range, she deftly navigates these ballads without any rhythmic underpinnings to fall back on. London's intense focus on phrasing and lyrics recalls Chet Baker's equally telescopic approach."
More Julie London


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra - Duke Ellington
Francis A. & Edward K.

  (Item #: sinatfranc_1708) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • One of the better copies of this top quality recording to hit the site, with superb Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides
  • It's also as quiet as any original pressing is ever going to play - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • Outstanding size and weight with rich, clear brass and good space up top - thanks Lee Herschberg!
  • Sinatra is both natural and present - he actually sounds like he is standing on the same stage as Ellington's band
  • "... this collaboration between America's most popular singing icon and pre-eminent jazz composer still endures as one of Sinatra's most enjoyable Reprise-era albums."


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
Come Dance With Me

  (Item #: sinatcomed_1708) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • A killer pressing of this classic from Frank Sinatra, Double Plus (A++) on both sides
  • The sound is superb throughout -- clean, clear, open and lively with lovely full-bodied vocals
  • Both sides here play Mint Minus Minus which is about as quiet as we can find them
  • "Working with Billy May again, Frank Sinatra recorded his hardest swing album ever with Come Dance with Me! Driven by an intensely swinging horn section, the album has a fair share of slower numbers, but the songs that make the biggest impression are the up-tempo cuts." 5 stars
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Marty Robbins
Gunfighter Ballads & Trail Songs

  (Item #: robbigunfi_1608) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • With Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides, this 360 Stereo Columbia pressing was one of the better sounding as well as quietest we played in our shootout
  • This copy is amazingly clear and open, superior to most in that regard, with fairly smooth and rich vocals to boot
  • Is the original Six Eye stereo the only way to go on this record? We discuss the subject in detail below
  • 4 1/2 stars in Allmusic: "The single most influential album of Western songs in post-World War II American music."
See all of our Marty Robbins albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

June Christy
This Is June Christy

  (Item #: christthisi_1708) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • You'll find superb Double Plus (A++) Tubey Magical sound from 1958 on both sides of this Turquoise Capitol pressing
  • This copy has sonics competitive with some of the best that have ever made it to the site, and the vinyl is QUIET (for this album anyway)
  • June Christy is one of our favorite Cool School vocalists - we just wish we could find more clean copies of her classic '50s albums
  • All the top West Coast jazz guys are here: Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, and swinging arrangements by Pete Rugolo
See all of our June Christy albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Dean Martin
Holiday Cheer

  (Item #: martiholid_1701s) 

Our Price: $119.99
Sale Price: $99.00 (You save $20.99 / 17%)


  • Exceptionally good Double Plus sound (A++) sound or close to it on both sides -- big, rich and full
  • With a voice that is relaxed, smooth and warm, Dino is the perfect guy to sing these songs
  • More songs on this copy than on the original?! However many there are, they're all good
  • Subtitled "Romantic vocals for the warmest kind of winter season"
See all of our Dean Martin albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
Francis A. Sinatra & Antonio C. Jobim

  (Item #: sinatjobim_1708) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound or better from start to finish
  • Both sides here are rich and full with a nice extended top, lots of presence and lovely breathy vocals
  • Sinatra and Jobim are magical here; this is one of our favorite albums
  • "After a few plays, the album begins to slowly work its way underneath a listener's skin, and it emerges as one of his most rewarding albums of the '60s."
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info










Hot Stamper

Harry Nilsson
A Little Touch of Schmilsson

  (Item #: nilssalitt_1611_1x) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • Wonderfully warm and relaxed sound on both sides of this Hot Stamper pressing
  • Both sides are very spacious and very open with wonderful immediacy and tons of richness
  • One of our favorite Nilsson releases - it's The Ultimate latter-day standards album
  • A Better Records Rock and Pop Top 100 album
See all of our Harry Nilsson albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
My Kind of Broadway

  (Item #: sinatmykin_1707) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • This killer copy has a Triple Plus (A+++) side two backed with a Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side one
  • Superb Tubey Magical mid-'60s Sinatra sound which was recorded in various sessions from 1961 to 1965
  • The sound on this original Reprise is richer, fuller and, importantly, SMOOTHER than most of the other pressings we played
  • Allmusic: "When Sinatra delivers, as he does on the show-stopper "Luck Be a Lady," the results are pretty spectacular..."
More Frank Sinatra / More Count Basie


  more Info











White Hot Stamper

Peggy Lee
Pass Me By

  (Item #: lee__passm_1707) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • With two Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning sides, this original Capitol stereo pressing simply could not be beat
  • We discovered that this is one of the better Peggy Lee albums from the mid-'60s, 1965 to be exact
  • If you hear an echo of the type of music Nancy Sinatra would soon be topping the charts with, don't worry - we heard it too
  • "Peggy Lee's alluring tone, distinctive delivery, breadth of material, and ability to write many of her own songs made her one of the most captivating artists of the vocal era ... [finding] a balance between sultry swing and impeccable musicianship."
More Popular Vocal recordings


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Helen Humes
Songs I Like To Sing!

  (Item #: humessongs_1608x) 

Our Price: $69.99

  • Great copy of a great album, with Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides
  • Rich, dynamic and spacious sound makes this copy especially wonderful - a triumph for engineer Howard Holzer
  • This is one of our favorite Big Band Vocal albums ever, one that belongs in any serious record collection
  • 5 stars on Allmusic: "One of the high points of Helen Humes' career, this Contemporary set features superior songs, superb backup, and very suitable and swinging arrangements by Marty Paich."
See all of our Helen Humes albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra and Count Basie
Sinatra At The Sands

  (Item #: sinatatthe_1707) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • An outstanding pressing of one of the greatest live albums of all time, recorded late at night in the big room at the Sands Hotel in Vegas
  • With all four sides rating Double Plus (A++) or close to it, the sound here is big and open with superb clarity and energy
  • Basie and Sinatra in their natural habitat and in their prime, putting on the show of a lifetime
  • "Basie and the orchestra are swinging and dynamic, inspiring a textured, dramatic, and thoroughly enjoyable performance from Sinatra ... the definitive portrait of Frank Sinatra in the '60s." - AMG
More Frank Sinatra / More Count Basie


  more Info











Super Hot Stamper

Billie Holiday
Lady In Satin

  (Item #: holidladyi_1612x) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides, with reasonably quiet vinyl too
  • Dramatically richer, fuller and more Tubey Magical than most other copies, with breathy vocals and rosiny, fairly smooth strings
  • I'm a Fool to Want You on this very copy may just send chills racing up and down your spine
  • 4 1/2 stars on Allmusic: "Lady Day herself said that this session was her personal favorite."
See all of our Billie Holiday albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Frank Sinatra
Strangers In The Night

  (Item #: sinatstran_1706) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • Nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) on side two, this Sinatra title surprised us with its DEMO DISC sound
  • Clearly one of the best sounding Reprise-era Sinatra pressings we have ever played
  • Credit must given to the extraordinarily inventive arrangements of Nelson Riddle and the All Tube engineering of Lee Herschberg
  • "Sinatra's singing is relaxed, confident, and surprisingly jazzy, as he plays with the melody of "The Most Beautiful Girl in the World" and delivers a knockout punch with the assured, breathtaking "Summer Wind."
See all of our Frank Sinatra albums in stock


  more Info











Super Hot Stamper

Lou Rawls
Live!

  (Item #: rawlslive_1607x) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • This SUPERB live recording boasts two killer sides, rating at or near Double Plus (A++)
  • A new member of our Top 100 list; an outstanding live recording that really shines on a copy that sounds like this
  • Both sides are clean, clear and lively with plenty of rich, solid bass - Stormy Monday & Tobacco Road are highlights of the set
  • AMG 4 stars "Lou Rawls gives a riveting performance on Live!, covering standards from Basie/Rushing's tambourine-jumpin' "Goin' to Chicago" to T-Bone Walker's foot-stompin' "Stormy Monday," and whole lot in between."
See all of our Lou Rawls albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Peggy Lee
Guitars Ala Lee

  (Item #: lee_guita_1611x) 

Our Price: $129.99

  • Only our second Peggy Lee Hot Stamper to hit the site, and this one is killer too
  • With Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides this copy is superb from start to finish
  • Capitol's Tubey Magic in 1966 here is rich and relaxed, unlike many of the vocal albums we've played from the '60s
  • A ridiculously tough record to find in stereo, in audiophile playing condition anyway
See all of our Peggy Lee albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Willie Nelson
Stardust

  (Item #: nelsostard_1705_1) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • With Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides of this exceptionally well-recorded album, this surely qualifies as a Demo Disc
  • From the first few moments of the title track you'll be blown away by the wonderful presence, transparency, and clarity
  • This copy is hi-res without sacrificing the Analog warmth that makes the recording so special
  • Allmusic 5 stars: "Stardust showcases Nelson's skills as a musician and his entire aesthetic — where there is nothing separating classic American musical forms, it can all be played together — perhaps better than any other album..."
See all of our Willie Nelson albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Tony Bennett
I Left My Heart In San Francisco

  (Item #: benneileft_1705) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • Superb and magical like nothing you've heard - this killer copy is as about as HUGE and as REAL as it gets
  • This pressing gives Tony the sound he deserves, with side one rating a Triple Plus (A+++) and side two a solid Double Plus (A++)
  • Amazing music, plus brilliant engineering by Frank Laico at his favorite studio (and ours), Columbia 30th Street studios
  • Allmusic 5 Stars and the winner of two Grammy Awards in 1962 including Record of the Year
See all of our Tony Bennett albums in stock


  more Info










Super Hot Stamper

Nat King Cole
My Fair Lady

  (Item #: cole_myfai_1705_) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • This copy has nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) sound on both sides, the best to ever hit the site
  • Talk about Tubey Magical, rich, warm, sweet, smooth sounding vocals, this early Capitol pressing from 1963 had got 'em
  • A few condition issues can be heard on side one so those looking for especially quiet pressings should probably pass on this one
  • "Cole enthusiastically performs 11 songs from My Fair Lady, and not only sings the tunes, but in a few cases has spoken monologues in which he acts out the parts of Henry Higgins and Alfred Doolittle."
See all of our Nat King Cole albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Willie Nelson
Stardust

  (Item #: nelsostard_1705) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • Absolutely stunning Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides of this exceptionally well-recorded album, this surely qualifies as a Demo Disc
  • From the first few moments of the title track you'll be blown away by the wonderful presence, transparency, and clarity
  • This copy is hi-res without sacrificing the Analog warmth that makes the recording so special
  • Allmusic 5 stars: "Stardust showcases Nelson's skills as a musician and his entire aesthetic — where there is nothing separating classic American musical forms, it can all be played together — perhaps better than any other album..."
See all of our Willie Nelson albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

June Christy
The Intimate Miss Christy

  (Item #: chrisintim_1705_) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • With two Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning sides, this original MONO copy simply could not be beat
  • If you want to hear a living, breathing June Christy in an intimate setting, this mono is the only way to go
  • The vinyl has some issues, so those looking for copies in quiet playing condition may want to look elsewhere
  • "The Intimate Miss Christy is a special treat for her fans as it finds the cool blonde singer backed only by Al Viola's guitar and Don Bagley's bass (though a flutist sits in on a few tracks)."
See all of our june Christy albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Willie Nelson
Without A Song

  (Item #: nelsowitho_1705) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • An amazing Triple Triple (A+++) copy - this is absolutely as good as it gets for this title!
  • Like Stardust, it's another album of Willie bringing his unique style to a group of incomparable standards of love and loss
  • Top quality arrangements - drop the needle on Autumn Leaves or A Dreamer's Holiday to hear Booker T and his pros at their best
  • Top tracks include Autumn Leaves, As Time Goes By, Harbor Lights and of course, Without a Song
See all of our Willie Nelson albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Willie Nelson
Always On My Mind

  (Item #: nelsoalway_1703) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • A KILLER Top Copy with Triple Plus (A+++) sound from the first note to the last
  • Both sides are clean, clear, open and spacious with a huge three-dimensional soundstage and a massive punchy bottom end
  • Fairly quiet vinyl throughout -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "... it was a huge, huge hit — his biggest ever, actually, spending 22 weeks at the top of the country charts" - All Music
See all of our Willie Nelson pressings in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Willie Nelson
The Sound In Your Mind

  (Item #: nelsosound_1703) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • A KILLER Top Copy with Triple Plus (A+++) sound from beginning to end
  • Both sides here are incredibly rich and sweet with plenty of Tubey Magic, excellent bass and tons of energy
  • That Lucky Old Sun and Amazing Grace would fit just fine on Stardust - this is where it all started
  • "... The Sound in Your Mind sets the template for the next few years of albums by Willie." - All Music
See all of our Willie Nelson albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

June Christy
This Is June Christy

  (Item #: christhisi_1703) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • You'll find superb Triple Plus (A+++) Tubey Magical sound from 1958 on side two of this early Capitol pressing
  • Double Plus (A++) on side one, this copy has sonics equal to the best that has ever made it to the site
  • June Christy is one of our favorite Cool School vocalists - we just wish we could find more clean copies of her albums
  • All the top West Coast jazz guys are here: Shorty Rogers, Shelly Manne, Bud Shank, Bob Cooper, and swinging arrangements by Pete Rugolo
See all of our June Christy albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Nat King Cole
Sings Hymns and Spirituals

  (Item #: cole_sings_1702) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Our Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning side one here has the clearest, most natural vocals, putting a living, breathing Nat King Cole front and center in your listening room
  • Side two earned a grade of Double Plus (A++), again with some of the best vocal reproduction we heard in our shootout
  • The warmth and sweetness of the sound could not be more important - they're the distinctive and unmistakable hallmarks of Vintage All Tube Analog sound
  • Allmusic users gave this one 4 1/2 Stars and we might be inclined to be that generous ourselves
See all of our Nat King Cole albums in stock


  more Info










White Hot Stamper

Bennett & Evans
The Tony Bennett / Bill Evans Album

  (Item #: benneevans_1702) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • A wonderful original pressing of this classic collaboration: Triple Plus (A+++) on side two, Double Plus (A++) on side one
  • This album, when heard on our best Hot Stamper pressings, ranks near the top of the All Time Great Male Vocal Recordings
  • Lovely sound from start to finish -- full-bodied and dynamic with excellent clarity - surprisingly quiet on side one, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • 4 1/2 stars on Allmusic: "One of the best albums of either's career."
More Bill Evans / More Tony Bennett


  more Info




Found : 37   Display : 1-37
Page :
1
    << · < Prev · Next > · >>

Right right-line
  | NEW TO THE SITE? |  CONTACT US   |