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Marvin Gaye
Midnight Love

  (Item #: gaye_midni_1808_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $129.00 (You save $20.99 / 14%)


  • A superb sounding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound from the first note to the last - quiet vinyl too
  • Drop the needle on Sexual Healing and sit back while the rich, warmth of analog sets the mood!
  • There’s good frequency extension up top and down low, with plenty of meaty bass and silky highs (check out those bells)
  • "Midnight Love is a classic Marvin Gaye effort. In addition to this project thriving with Gaye's enthusiastic spirit, it has his harmonious background vocals, his stunning vocal arrangements and his creative penmanship, as he wrote all the selections."
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Hank Jones & Oliver Nelson
Happenings

  (Item #: joneshappe_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • This early Impulse pressing boasts KILLER Triple Plus (A+++) sound from first note to last - quiet vinyl too
  • Clear, open, and full, the sound of this stereo copy handily beat every other one we played in our shootout
  • The arrangements here are unusual, combining the sound of a big band with Jones' electric harpsichord
  • Clark Terry brings his marvelous, gravely vocals to "Winchester Cathedral" in a powerful arrangment that, on a copy THIS good, really swings
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Ringo Starr
Ringo

  (Item #: starrringo_1712_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • A killer copy with both sides rating a strong Double Plus (A++) for sound and pressed on fairly quiet vinyl
  • Rich, full and musical with a big punchy bottom end; you'll have a hard time finding a better sounding copy
  • The big hits are here and they sound fantastic: Photograph, You're Sixteen, Oh My My and many, many more
  • "Ringo's best and most consistent new studio album, Ringo represented both the drummer/singer's most dramatic comeback and his commercial peak."
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Al Dimeola
Elegant Gypsy

  (Item #: dimeoelega_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this Fusion Guitar Jazz Classic is a Big As Life Demo Disc
  • Both sides are lively, full-bodied, open and present -- the sound is big and bold and the music rocks
  • If you're going to buy one Al Dimeola record, his sophomore effort here is clearly the one to have - it's an indisputable masterpiece
  • 5 stars: "Generally an explosive affair, although it does have a fair amount of variety. A near classic in the fusion vein."
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Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Schmilsson

  (Item #: nilssschmi_1712_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $129.00 (You save $20.99 / 14%)


  • An excellent copy with two Double Plus (A++) sides for Harry Nilsson's indisputable Masterpiece of Bent Rock
  • These sides are exceptionally good sounding thanks in large part to the brilliant engineering of Phill (That's Two L's) Brown
  • A Better Records favorite (we give it Five Stars) that really comes to life on an amazingly good pressing such as this one
  • 4 1/2 stars in Allmusic: "...it's a near-perfect summary of everything Nilsson could do; he could be craftier and stranger, but never did he achieve the perfect balance as he did here."
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Elvis Costello
Trust

  (Item #: costetrust_1710_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • With two excellent Double Plus (A++) sides, this import pressing of Elvis's 1981 brilliant return to form should handily trounce any copy you've ever heard
  • The clarity and transparency here are superb, allowing you to appreciate subtleties in the high end even when the bass and drums are really POUNDING
  • 5 stars: "Arguably, their most impressive album... demonstrates all sides of Costello's songwriting and performing personality..."
  • "...this is rock and roll as eloquent, hard-hitting pop, and Elvis has turned into such a soul man that I no longer wish he'd change his name to George and go country."
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James Taylor
Gorilla

  (Item #: taylogoril_1806_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • Two outstanding Double Plus (A++) sides, with excellent sound for one of James Taylor's best softer rock albums
  • Soulful JT at his best, an underappreciated album by our man and one that belongs in your collection
  • Mexico, How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) and I Was A Fool To Care are standouts - there are no weak tracks here
  • Rolling Stone notes, "With Gorilla, Taylor is well on his way to staking out new ground. What he's hit upon is the unlikely mating of his familiar low-keyed, acoustic guitar-dominated style with L.A. harmony rock and the sweet, sexy school of rhythm and blues."
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America
Homecoming

  (Item #: amerihomec_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $119.00 (You save $30.99 / 21%)


  • An outstanding copy of America's second album, boasting Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER on both sides
  • Side one is where practically all the best songs can be found, so this nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) copy is the way to go on Homecoming
  • This is a simply wonderful Green Label original pressing - big and rich with excellent transparency and breathy vocals
  • Some of the most tubey, warm acoustic guitar reproduction you could ever ask for - this is the sound of real analog!
  • Ventura Highway sounds amazing here, as does everything else; it's a Demo Disc for acoustic guitars and vocals
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Peter, Paul & Mary
See What Tomorrow Brings

  (Item #: peterseewh_1806_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $129.00 (You save $20.99 / 14%)


  • This incredible copy boasts killer Triple Plus (A+++) sound on side two and an outstanding Double Plus (A++) side one
  • Wonderfully rich, sweet vocals - it’s hard to imagine this trio sounding much better than they do on this very copy
  • Very quiet for a WB Gold label original -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "See What Tomorrow Brings is a strong album that plays to the strengths of Peter, Paul, & Mary. There is a good variety of material within their folk format, and a nice esprit de corps that pervades the recording. All members sing lead, which brings a good balance to the proceedings."
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R.E.M.
Murmur

  (Item #: rem__murmu_1807_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $129.00 (You save $20.99 / 14%)


  • You'll find outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last on this killer copy of Murmur
  • Exceptionally quiet vinyl too - this one plays about as quietly as any copy we can find
  • Includes R.E.M. favorites Radio Free Europe. Pilgrimage and Talk About the Passion and more
  • 5 Stars: "The songs on Murmur sound as if they've existed forever, yet they subvert folk and pop conventions by taking unpredictable twists and turns into melodic, evocative territory... R.E.M. may have made albums as good as Murmur in the years following its release, but they never again made anything that sounded quite like it."
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Freddie Hubbard
The Body & The Soul

  (Item #: hubbabodya_1806_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $129.00 (You save $20.99 / 14%)


  • You'll find outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound on this copy of Hubbard's straight ahead jazz outing from 1963
  • This copy was hard to fault - big, open, clear, with space and three-dimensionality that modern pressings can only dream of
  • With so many instruments to deal with the mastering and pressing have to be stellar, and here they are
  • 4 Stars: "Utilizing a septet, 16-piece big band, and orchestra plus strings to play concise, tight tunes, Shorter provides the backdrop to employ Hubbard's bold toned trumpet and all of its devices in a full display of his powerful melodic talents."
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Santana
Inner Secrets

  (Item #: santainner_1801_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • Outstanding Big and Bold Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER on both sides - on true Mint Minus vinyl too!
  • Power and energy are what make this album a true Demo Disc in the world of rock, and this copy has plenty of both
  • A sleeper in the Santana canon that boasts some of the best sound the band ever put to vinyl - shockingly good sound
  • Top tracks here include three of their biggest barnburners: Dealer (Traffic), Stormy and Well...All Right (Blind Faith)
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Rod Stewart
Atlantic Crossing

  (Item #: stewaatlan_1803_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • You'll find superb Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it from first note to last on this vastly underrated Rod Stewart classic
  • One of the few to hit our site in the last four years, and for that we apologize - Atlantic Crossing should be enjoyed by everyone in Hot Stamper form
  • This is some of the best Muscle Shoals rock- and soul-inflected pop from producer Tom Dowd we know of
  • AMG raves that "Three Time Loser and Stone Cold Sober catch fire," and on this copy we guarantee they do
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Joni Mitchell
For The Roses

  (Item #: mitchforth_1801_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $119.00 (You save $30.99 / 21%)


  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this early Asylum pressing was one of the best we played in our recent shootout
  • The sound is especially rich, warm and natural, with exceptional immediacy to Joni's vocals and Tubey Magic for days
  • One of the best sounding Joni records, on a par with Court and Spark and Blue, fine company indeed
  • 4 1/2 stars: "The lyrics here are among Mitchell's best, continuing in the vein of gripping honesty and heartfelt depth exhibited on Blue.... More than a bridge between great albums, this excellent disc is a top-notch listen in its own right."
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Leonard Cohen
Recent Songs

  (Item #: cohenrecen_1802_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $119.00 (You save $30.99 / 21%)


  • An outstanding copy of Cohen's 1979 return to form, with solid Double Plus (A++) grades for sound on both sides
  • Not only is the sound excellent, but the vinyl is exceptionally quiet - this pressing plays Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • Our Hot Stamper pressings, of this and Cohen's other albums as well, offer dramatically more warmth, richness and smoothness than any other copy you have heard, guaranteed
  • "The first thing Leonard Cohen's music fans noticed about his sixth new studio album, given the typically open-ended title Recent Songs, was that, musically, it marked a return to the gypsy folk sound of his early records..."
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The Knack
Get The Knack

  (Item #: knackgetth_1801_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • The Knack's debut finally returns to the site and with excellent Double Plus (A++) sound throughout
  • With plenty of bass punch, the music comes to life like you've never heard before
  • Wall to Wall Live-in-the-Studio Rock Sound to rival Back in Black and Nevermind
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Get the Knack is at once sleazy, sexist, hook-filled, and endlessly catchy — above all, it's a guilty pleasure and an exercise in simple fun."
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Ella Fitzgerald
Clap Hands, Here Comes Charlie!

  (Item #: fitzgclaph_1803_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • This early stereo pressing is excellent from first note to last, earning Hot Stamper grades for its lovely sound
  • Both sides are rich, smooth and dynamic with lovely, breathy vocals and plenty of Tubey Magic
  • Our single favorite female vocal album here at Better Records, Ella's small group masterpiece
  • "After the lush orchestrations of her classic series of composer songbooks, which found her collaborating with the best arrangers, the intimate scale and easy interplay of a crack band provide a wonderful platform for the spirited performances here."
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Hall and Oates
H2O

  (Item #: hallah2o_1806_1902) 

Our Price: $69.99

  • You'll find excellent Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it on this copy of Hall and Oates' 1982 classic
  • This copy will show you just how big and rich this music can sound on the right pressing
  • Relatively quiet vinyl, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • 4 Stars: "...an album that turned out to be bigger than its predecessor, as it climbed higher on the charts and launched three Top Ten singles..."
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Rickie Lee Jones
Pirates

  (Item #: jonespirat_1802_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99
Sale Price: $49.00 (You save $30.99 / 39%)


  • Wonderful sound for Jones' sophomore release, earning excellent Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides
  • Lee Herschberg recorded Rickie's debut smash album as well as this follow-up, and both can sound very, very good
  • Plays on exceptionally quiet vinyl throughout, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "The musical and lyrical variety on the album is best represented in the album's centerpiece, 'Pirates (So Long Lonely Avenue),' where she moves through mood and tempo changes with ease. Although the songs may not immediately grab the listener, the lyrical and musical complexities ultimately make this album more rewarding with every listen." 4 stars
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Elvis Presley
On Stage February 1970

  (Item #: preslonsta_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99
Sale Price: $49.00 (You save $30.99 / 39%)


  • With two excellent Double Plus (A++) sides, this original RCA Orange Label copy was one of the best we heard in our shootout - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • This is Elvis doing songs made famous by others, proving that he can still out-rock and out-soul practically anybody alive
  • With ten million copies sold to date, this album's appeal has transcended its time and must be considered a true Elvis Classic
  • 4 Stars: "'The Wonder of You' might not have been 'That's All Right' or even 'Heartbreak Hotel,' but it was a towering performance by a singer who could, even then, run circles around virtually anyone in the business this side of Roy Orbison."
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The Beatles
Let It Be

  (Item #: beatlletit_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $49.99

  • You'll find very good sound on this Hot Stamper UK pressing of Let It Be from start to finish - quiet vinyl too
  • A late-period album with real rock 'n' roll power - we love the "live-in-the-studio" rockers like I’ve Got a Feeling
  • If all you have is the Heavy Vinyl pressing or the MoFi, you will not believe how good this album can sound on a real UK Parlophone such as this one
  • AMG: "...it's an album well worth having, as when the Beatles were in top form here, they were as good as ever."
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ZZ Top
Fandango

  (Item #: zztopfanda_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $119.00
Sale Price: $89.00 (You save $30.00 / 25%)


  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) grades for sound can be found on both sides of this '75 classic
  • From first note to last, the sound works for this music — tonally right, lively and plenty of top end extension
  • This is some of the grungiest guitar rock we've heard in a while and we were lovin' every minute of it
  • A mix of live material (Jailhouse Rock) and studio cuts (Tush, Heard It on the X)
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Whitney Houston
Whitney Houston

  (Item #: houstwhitn_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $119.99
Sale Price: $89.00 (You save $30.99 / 26%)


  • An amazing sounding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish; quiet vinyl too!
  • Big, full, lively and dynamic; this album has the kind of analog sound we did not expect to find, thank goodness
  • Consistently strong material: You Give Good Love, Saving All My Love for You, How Will I Know, All at Once, and Greatest Love of All (the last of seven (!) singles released from the album)
  • "...introduced the world to "The Voice," an octave-spanning, gravity-defying melismatic marvel."
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Tom Waits
The Heart of Saturday Night

  (Item #: waitsheart_1708_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • An excellent sounding copy of this Tom Waits classic with both sides rating Double Plus (A++) sonic grades
  • A great Bones Howe recording that shines on the copies that sound like this one
  • Good sounding Tom Waits vinyl in clean condition is tough to come by these days - this is one of the better copies to ever hit the site
  • "Musically, the album contains the same mixture of folk, blues, and jazz as its predecessor ... (Looking For) The Heart of Saturday Night and Semi Suite are the equal of anything on Closing Time."
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The Pretenders
Get Close

  (Item #: pretegetcl_1803_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound on side two with a side one that's nearly as good - this copy is rockin' from start to finish
  • Side one alone has three of this band's best tracks: My Baby, When I Change My Life and Tradition of Love
  • If you like your Pretenders with a Big Beat then this is the album for you - it's a real rocker, especially when it sounds this good
  • The best copies are not the ones you might expect, and it took us a long time to figure out which copies had the real Get Close magic
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The Moody Blues
Every Good Boy Deserves Favour

  (Item #: moodyevery_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Superb Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides - this is one of the better sounding copies we played in our recent shootout
  • With a wonderful combination of Tubey Magical richness and clarity, this pressing will be very hard to beat
  • Full-bodied and lush, yet not veiled or distant, this is the sound that brings the Moodies magic to life
  • 4 1/2 stars: "The best-realized of their classic albums, Every Good Boy Deserves Favour was also the last of the group's albums for almost a decade to be done under reasonably happy and satisfying circumstances — for the last time with this lineup, they went into the studio with a reasonably full song bag and a lot of ambition and brought both as far as time would allow..."
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Squeeze
Cosi Fan Tutti Frutti

  (Item #: squeecosif_1703_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • This British original earned excellent sonic grades of Double Plus (A++) on both sides - the band sounds great here
  • This has long been a favorite album of mine, a Desert Island Disc if you will, with some of the most powerfully produced, intelligently written and passionately performed songs in the entire Squeeze canon
  • The domestic pressings are obviously made from dubs, and only the best of the Brits have sound even approaching this copy
  • ""By Your Side," "I Learnt How to Pray," and "Last Time Forever" are all darker tunes than just about any Squeeze had done so far but they carry an emotional punch." Boy, do they
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Sergio Mendes & Brasil ’66
Fool on the Hill

  (Item #: mendefoolo_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • Excellent sound on both sides, each rating a Double Plus (A++) or close to it - quiet vinyl too
  • Sergio's unique rearrangement of two songs in particular here make this a Must Own album: Scarborough Fair and The Fool On The Hill
  • We rarely have had good copies on the site up in recent years - these are tough to come by in clean condition with this kind of sound
  • 4 1/2 Stars: "Even though he had become thoroughly embedded in the consciousness of mainstream America, Mendes still managed to have it three ways, exposing first-class tunes from little-known Brazilian talent, garnering commercial hits, and also making some fine records."
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Simon & Garfunkel
Wednesday Morning 3 A.M.

  (Item #: simonwedne_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • Rating a solid Double Plus (A++) for sound, this early 360 stereo pressing is outstanding from first note to last
  • It's clean, clear, open and spacious with lovely breathy vocals and plenty of Columbia Tubey Magic
  • You won't find this kind of transparency or clarity on the typical vintage pressing, and the red label reissues are completely hopeless
  • Their one true Folk Duo album, featuring the original version of The Sound Of Silence
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Ry Cooder
Boomer's Story

  (Item #: coodeboome_1801_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this copy was one of the best we played in our recent shootout
  • The sound is richer and fuller with higher resolution that what we've heard on most other pressings
  • Recorded by Engineer Extraordinaire, Lee Herschberg, one of the top guys at Warners and the man responsible for many of the best releases by the Doobie Brothers, Gordon Lightfoot and Frank Sinatra
  • 4 Stars: "...along with Cooder's consistently strong choice of material and brilliant guitar work, Boomer's Story -- less eccentric than his first, and less eclectic than Into the Purple Valley -- ranks among his best work."
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Phil Collins
Face Value

  (Item #: collifacev_1810_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • Outstanding sound throughout with both sides of this original UK pressing rating a solid Double Plus (A++)
  • Hugh Padgham discovered an amazing drum sound on Peter Gabriel's 3rd album, and he really went to town with it on this one, Collins' debut (and Masterpiece)
  • His most consistent songwriting and many of his biggest hits - In The Air Tonight sounds amazing, but practically everything here does
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Collins proves himself a passionate singer with a gift for both deeply felt ballads and snarling rockers."
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Mose Allison
Mose Alive!

  (Item #: allismosea_1808_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • An outstanding copy with solid Double Plus (A++) sound or very close to it on both sides
  • Both sides are rich, full and tonally right on the money with a nice extended top end
  • Pretty darn quiet -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout, these are tough to find in this shape!
  • "Allison was one of the finest songwriters in blues of the 20th and early 21st centuries." - All Music Bio
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Marty Robbins
More Gunfighter Ballads And Trail Songs

  (Item #: robbimoreg_1807_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • This outstanding copy of More Gunfighter Ballads and Trail Songs boasts superb Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it on both sides
  • An inspired follow-up to Robbins' 1959 release, this album features several of Marty's original songs, including San Angelo, My Love and She Was Young And She Was Pretty
  • Transparency and Tubey Magic are critical to the sound of the arrangements and you will find both are abundant, especially on side two
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Robbins' originals are authored in an authentically vintage style, interspersed with public domain titles that are the real article..."
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Kenny Loggins
Celebrate Me Home

  (Item #: loggiceleb_1801_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • This Kenny Loggins pressing boasts solid Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last
  • Both sides here are rich, full and Tubey Magical with a massive bottom end and lots of space around the instruments
  • It's also one of the only Loggins solo albums I've ever liked; it's a favorite of mine from back in the day
  • 4 Stars: "Loggins is in good form throughout the record, and if even only the title track entered his readily-acknowledged canon, this has a fine, sustained mood: a soft late '70s vibe that makes it a nice artifact of its time, as well as one of his stronger records, as illustrated by its platinum status -- something it achieved without any blockbuster singles."
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Johnny Hodges / Wild Bill Davis
Blue Rabbit

  (Item #: hodgebluer_1810_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • You'll find oustanding Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last on this superb 1964 release
  • Full, lively, and solid, this copy has just the right sound for this collection of carefree, loose jazz tracks
  • Thanks to Val Valentin's brilliant engineering, every song here sounds better than you imagined
  • "One of altoist Johnny Hodges' many solo records in the 1960s... Tasty and swinging music." - Allmusic
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John Renbourn
So Clear (John Renbourn Sampler, Vol. 2)

  (Item #: renbosocle_1809_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • This outstanding UK pressing of So Clear boasts solid Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last
  • Lively, clear, and tonally correct, this wonderful Transatlantic pressing has just the right sound for this superb guitarist's music
  • This copy is about as quiet as we can find them - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • A stellar collection showcasing one of the finest fingerstyle players in the world
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Joe Cocker
Joe Cocker (1969)

  (Item #: cockejoeco_1969_1803_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • This Joe Cocker favorite earned strong Double Plus (A++) grades for sound on both sides and plays on relatively quiet vinyl
  • Consistently stronger material - did Cocker ever release an album with more good songs than these?
  • How's this for a track listing: Dear Landlord; Bird on the Wire; She Came in Through the Bathroom Window; Something; Delta Lady; Darling Be Home Soon - and there's more
  • "Cocker mixed elements of late-'60s English blues revival recordings (John Mayall, et al.) with the more contemporary sounds of soul and pop; a sound fused in no small part by producer and arranger Leon Russell, whose gumbo mix figures prominently on this eponymous release and the infamous Mad Dogs & Englishmen live set."
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Herb Alpert
Whipped Cream & Other Delights

  (Item #: alperwhipp_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $20.99 / 21%)


  • Two excellent sounding early stereo sides, each rating Double Plus (A++) or better
  • Tubey Magical, big-bottomed, punchy, spacious sound - what we've come to expect from Larry Levine's engineering
  • An excellent recording with a studio crew full of pros - this is a dynamite combo on a strong copy like this!
  • Alpert's most famous album, 5 stars on Allmusic: "Three Grammy Awards alone for the update of the Bobby Scott and Ric Marlow-penned theme "A Taste of Honey."
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Harry Nilsson
Knnillsson

  (Item #: nilssknnil_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • This Nilsson classic boasts superb Double Plus (A++) sound, or close to it, on both sides
  • A fun trip through the wild mind of one of pop music's biggest iconoclasts
  • One of Nilsson's very best sounding albums with a number of great songs
  • "With... Nilsson's trademark clever songsmithery and impish humor, Knnillssonn is a pop album like no other." -- Allmusic
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Genesis
Trespass

  (Item #: genestresp_1803_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • This British pressing is one of the few copies to ever hit the site - it boasts excellent Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides
  • The sound here is rich and Tubey Magical, about as clear as it will get, with prog rock energy and nice extension on both ends
  • This copy plays very quietly for an early UK pressing of Trespass - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "...tasteful, subtle and refined." - Melody Maker
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Frank Sinatra
Sinatra '65

  (Item #: sinatsinat65_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • An outstanding early pressing, with excellent Double Plus (A++) sound for 'Ol Blue Eyes and his backing band, first note to last
  • Both sides here are rich, full and lively with wonderfully present vocals and plenty of Tubey Magic - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • This album contains two of Frank's biggest hits: My Kind of Town and Luck Be a Lady
  • 78% of the reviewers on Amazon give the album Five Stars
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Foreigner
Double Vision

  (Item #: foreidoubl_1901x) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • This outstanding copy of Foreigner's sophomore release boasts solid Double Plus (A++) sound, or close to it, from beginning to end - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • If you own the Half-Speed or any modern reissue, you won't believe how much bigger, clearer and more energetic this pressing is
  • Keith Olsen produced and engineered - he's the man behind the amazing sound of Buckingham/Nicks and Fleetwood Mac (1975)
  • 4 Stars: "Foreigner promptly followed up its blockbuster debut with the equally successful Double Vision LP in 1978, which featured the FM mega-hits "Hot Blooded" and the driving title track."
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Elvis Costello
Get Happy

  (Item #: costegetha_1809_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • A superb sounding vintage UK copy with Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish
  • Big, lively and dynamic, with plenty of bass (Elvis's trademark sound) and New Wave energy
  • This release, coming right before the brilliant Trust, contains Elvis classics like I Can't Stand Up (for Falling Down) & Motel Matches
  • The AMG Five Star rating "...a 20-song blue-eyed soul tour-de-force..." and killer recording quality make this a Must Own for Elvis fans
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Elton John
Too Low For Zero

  (Item #: john_toolo_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • You'll find excellent Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides of this early British import LP - quiet vinyl too
  • There's some real Tubey Magic on this album, along with breathy vocals and plenty of rock and roll energy
  • I Guess That's Why They Call It The Blues - the best song Elton's done in the last 35 years - is truly killer here
  • One of engineer Bill Price's best efforts behind the boards in the '80s, and Chris Thomas's production is State of the Art as usual
  • Allmusic 4 1/2 Stars: "Happily, this is a reunion that works like gangbusters, capturing everybody at a near-peak of their form."
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Donovan
The Real Donovan

  (Item #: donovreald_1710_1902) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • With a superbly balanced nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side two and nearly Double Plus (A+ to A++) side one, this is a great way to hear these songs from '65 & '66
  • If more mono records sounded as big and open as this one we would totally be on board with the current movement towards One Channel
  • The Real Donovan is a compilation of singles, along with some tracks sourced from the first two albums, and an EP, as well as a couple of b-sides
  • Catch the Wind and Colours are two of the better known songs here, but really, all these folk songs are well written and performed with real feeling
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Diana Ross and the Supremes
Let The Sunshine In

  (Item #: supreletth_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • A superb sounding copy with solid Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish - this copy is guaranteed to beat anything you've heard or your money back
  • We would love to do more Supremes records, but we've had a devilishly hard time finding copies of their earlier albums that sound as big, rich and smooth as this one does
  • "The album is still solid listening 40-plus years later, with three hit singles present to help drive sales. Ross is in excellent form throughout, and the arrangements reach for the lush side of soul, which would become her trademark as a solo artist."
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Dave Brubeck Trio Featuring Gerry Mulligan
Compadres

  (Item #: brubecompa_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • You'll find excellent Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides of this Brubeck Mulligan Masterpiece
  • The fullness of the lower midrange on this Columbia 360 Stereo pressing brings out all the magic of this pair's piano and baritone, respectively
  • Recorded in Mexico, the superb sound captured here was no easy feat, but the Columbia engineers were clearly up to the challenge
  • 4 1/2 Stars: "This fine LP was the debut of Brubeck's new Quartet, a group featuring baritonist Gerry Mulligan... this enjoyable set showed that for Brubeck there was life after Paul Desmond."
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Crosby, Stills and Nash
Daylight Again

  (Item #: crosbdayli_1806_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • This outstanding copy of Daylight again earned solid Double Plus (A++) grades, or close to it on both sides - relatively quiet vinyl too
  • This is the embodiment of the Classic CSN sound we love - rich, full-bodied, warm, punchy, dynamic and clear
  • Steven Barncard, one of our favorite recording engineers, is credited for additional engineering
  • Allmusic on Wasted on the Way and Southern Cross: "Both were extracted as singles and became among the best-known tracks not only on Daylight Again, but also in the post-'60s CSN canon."
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Crosby / Nash
Whistling Down The Wire

  (Item #: crosbwhist_1810_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • An outstanding original pressing, Double Plus (A++) or BETTER on both sides, with especially clear, breathy vocals
  • The pair's third and best album, with notably better sound than Wind on the Water as well as some of their strongest songwriting
  • Finding good sound on an album with two or more members of Crosby, Stills, Nash and Young, in any configuration, has never been easy
  • "The music has an urgent, almost raw feel, and it comes as no surprise to discover that most of the tracks were recorded "live" in the studio with very little overdubbing."
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Crosby / Nash
Graham Nash/ David Crosby

  (Item #: crosbgraha_1810_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it on both sides - these Artisan originals are the only way to go!
  • The best sound Crosby and Nash ever managed as a duo - nothing else is all that close even
  • The vocals are exceptionally smooth and sweet here - this recording is the very definition of Midrange Magic
  • 4 stars: "This self-titled release is one of — if not arguably the — most impressive side project to arise from CSN. The best elements of each are readily available here, punctuated at every turn by their complicated vocal arrangements and air-lock harmonies."
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Chicago
Chicago V

  (Item #: chicachica5_1712_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Superb Big and Bold Chicago sound can be heard on both of these Double Plus (A++) sides - quiet vinyl too
  • The sound is especially rich, full and warm, with big bass, lively brass and multi-tracked vocals that are breathy and clear
  • 4 stars on Allmusic and one of their best sounding albums, the last to be recorded at Columbia's famed 30th Street studios
  • Their first Number One, and The Biggest Selling Album of 1972 (!), spending nine weeks at the top of the charts
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Bryan Ferry
Let's Stick Together

  (Item #: ferryletss_1710_1902) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this UK pressing is one of the better copies from our most recent shootout
  • In terms of material (the reworked early Roxy tracks are especially good) AND sound quality this is the best of all of Ferry's solo albums
  • The vocal presence, rich bass, and punchy dynamics put this copy well above the competition
  • 4 Stars: "The title track scored Ferry a deserved British hit single, with great sax work from Chris Mercer and Mel Collins and a driving, full band performance. Ferry's delivery is one of his best, and the whole thing chugs with post-glam power."
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Brewer & Shipley
Tarkio

  (Item #: brewetarki_1708_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • A consistently good pressing from start to finish, earning Double Plus (A++) grades for sound on both sides
  • Tubey magical, rich and sweet, the album is the epitome of the glorious warm sound of a Stephen Barncard recording at its best
  • A Desert Island Disc for yours truly - if you love Hippie Folk Rock, e.g., American Beauty, this album might just knock you out
  • "Notable not just for the inclusion of "One Toke Over the Line" but also for the great back porch stoned ambience of the entire recording, this 1970 effort from the band is ripe with dope references and subversive humor."
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Bonnie Raitt
Nick Of Time

  (Item #: raittnicko_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound from the first note to the last
  • The overall sound here is big and rich with tons of bass and lovely breathy vocals
  • Some of the sweetest, richest, most ANALOG sound we've heard from any record Don Was produced
  • 4 1/2 stars on Allmusic: "A great comeback album that made for a great story".
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Bob Dylan
Empire Burlesque

  (Item #: dylanempir_1804_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With Nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) sound on side one and a solid Double Plus (A++) side two, this is an excellent copy of Empire Burlesque
  • Incredibly big and rich, with correct tonality from top to bottom, tons of bass and plenty of space, this copy sounded right to us
  • About as quiet as we can find them -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "... it's the most consistent record Bob Dylan has made since Blood on the Tracks" - All Music
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Ben Webster
The Warm Moods

  (Item #: webstwarmm_1805_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • An excellent copy of this great jazz "plus strings" album starring our man Ben Webster; Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it on both sides
  • The sound is rich, warm and full-bodied, with you-are-there immediacy and impressive dynamics
  • With a wonderful combination of material, performance, and sonics, this is a record you'll want to play again and again
  • If your collection could use some romantic jazz ballads, look no further, this is the album for you
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Bob Cooper
Coop! The Music Of Bob Cooper

  (Item #: coopecoopt_1708_1902) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this copy was one of the best we played in our recent shootout
  • These guys are playing live in the studio and you can really feel their presence on every track -- assuming you have a copy that sounds like this one
  • An amazing 1958 All Tube Live-in-the-Studio Jazz recording by the legendary Roy DuNann
  • "Tenor saxophonist Bob Cooper's only Contemporary album is a near-classic and one of his finest recordings ...This set is an underrated gem."
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Willie Nelson
Without A Song

  (Item #: nelsowitho_1712_1902) 

Our Price: $49.99

  • This Willie Nelson classic album of standards boasts very good Hot Stamper grades and fairly quiet vinyl from first note to last
  • Nelson's 32nd studio album, this sequel to Stardust includes a collaboration with Julio Iglesias on If Time Goes By
  • Showcases Booker T. Jones' superb arrangements on Great American Songbook perennials such as Autumn Leaves, As Time Goes By, Harbor Lights and of course, Without a Song
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Dr. John
Dr. John's Gumbo

  (Item #: drjohgumbo_1806_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
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  • Dr. John's Gumbo makes it back to the site, with outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Full, lively, and solid, this copy has just the right sound for this collection of quintessential New Orleans Rhythm and Blues tracks
  • The superbly talented Keith Olsen engineered - just one year later he would record Buckingham-Nicks, and two years after that Fleetwood Mac
  • 4 1/2 Stars: "Dr. John's Gumbo bridged the gap between post-hippie rock and early rock & roll, blues, and R&B... that sly fusion of styles makes Dr. John's Gumbo one of Dr. John's finest albums."
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The Grateful Dead
American Beauty

  (Item #: grateameri_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An outstanding original Green Label copy with solid Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides - this LP will show you just how good American Beauty can sound
  • One of Stephen Barncard's greatest recording achievements - the richness and smoothness are really something to hear
  • Man, fairly quiet copies of this album like this one are getting hard to find, and pricey too, and they sure don't sound as good as this very often
  • 5 Stars, Top 100, and a true Must Own - "American Beauty remains the Dead's studio masterpiece."
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Thelonious Monk
Criss-Cross

  (Item #: monk_criss_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • This early stereo pressing won our shootout - insanely good Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides
  • Columbia records produced by Teo Macero in the early '60s have consistently open, natural sound - this one from '63 is no exception
  • The piano sounds amazing here -- natural and dynamic, letting Monk's passionate playing shine
  • "Thelonious Monk's second album for Columbia Records features some of the finest work that Monk ever did in the studio with his '60s trio and quartet ... This is prime Monk for any degree of listener."
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The Rolling Stones
The Rolling Stones

  (Item #: rollirolli_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • You'll find solid Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last on this outstanding pressing of The Stones' 1964 release - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Both sides of this British Decca Mono are doing it right - they're big, rich and full yet still clean, clear and lively with excellent bass
  • This is the real, honest sound of the early, early Stones
  • "The Stones’ debut knocked The Beatles from the chart summit… They were on their way." - BBC Review
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Bee Gees et al.
Saturday Night Fever

  (Item #: beegesatur_1902) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • Double Plus (A++) sound or better on all four of these superb sides - there's real Bee Gees vocal magic here - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Stayin' Alive, How Deep Is Your Love, More Than a Woman, Jive Talkin', and even A Fifth of Beethoven all sound great
  • It's no walk in the park to find a copy with sound this good and exceptionally quiet vinyl, but here it is
  • 5 stars: "Saturday Night Fever is virtually indispensable as a Bee Gees album, not just for the presence of an array of songs that were hits in their own right but because it offered the Gibb brothers as composers as well as artists..."
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The Who
Who Are You

  (Item #: who__whoar_1809_1902) 

Our Price: $299.99
Sale Price: $249.00 (You save $50.99 / 17%)


  • Triple Plus (A+++) sound on the first side and Double Plus (A++) on the second - you'll have a hard time finding a copy that sounds remotely as good as this one does
  • This copy has the Glyn Johns/The Who BIG and BOLD Sound we demand from this famous producer/artist collaboration
  • Exceptionally quiet throughout -- both sides play Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • The title song sounds great on this killer copy -- the dynamic power of the recording comes through loud and clear
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Santana
Santana (III)

  (Item #: santasant3_1902_2) 

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


  • With outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides, turn this one up and it will rock' with the best of them
  • Amazing transparency - you hear into the huge, deep soundfield with almost nothing between you and the musicians
  • Surprising amounts of Tubey Magic - some of the best sound this very well recorded band achieved in the studio
  • The 3 big hits that sound great here: No One To Depend On, Everybody's Everything and Everything's Coming Our Way
  • 4 1/2 stars: "This is essential Santana, a record that deserves to be reconsidered in light of its lasting abundance and vision."
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The Beatles
A Hard Day’s Night

  (Item #: beatlahard_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $349.99
Sale Price: $299.00 (You save $50.99 / 15%)


  • With Shootout Winning Triple Plus (A+++) sound or close to it throughout, we guarantee you've never heard A Hard Day's Night sound remotely as good as it does here
  • On top of that this vintage UK pressing plays on relatively quiet vinyl - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • Both sides are big, spacious and absolutely jumping out of the speakers, with relatively rich, smooth sound
  • This one gets the heart of the music right - the lad's voices - and that's what makes The Beatles FUN to listen to
  • 100% Lennon-McCartney originals: "Decades after its original release, its punchy blend of propulsive rhythms, jangly guitars, and infectious, singalong melodies is remarkably fresh." 5 Stars
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The Faces
Long Player

  (Item #: faceslongp_1711_1902) 

Our Price: $199.99
Sale Price: $169.00 (You save $30.99 / 15%)


  • A killer copy with a stunning Triple Plus (A+++) side two and an excellent Double Plus (A++) side one - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Amazing live-in-the-studio sound that conveys completely the raw power of one of the hardest rockin' bands of all time
  • 5 stars in Allmusic and probably the Faces' Best Album, for sound and music - Maybe I'm Amazed? Hell yeah!
  • "...a ferocious rock & roll band who, on their best day, could wrestle the title of greatest rock & roll band away from the Stones."
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Thelonious Monk
Underground

  (Item #: monk_under_1902) 

Our Price: $179.99

  • An outstanding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER on both sides - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Charlie Rouse's sax is just right - natural with lots of body and breath - we love that sound
  • So many copies just sound like an old jazz record, but this one lets you feel like you are right there as the music happens
  • 4 1/2 stars: "The instantly recognizable stride piano lines are delivered with the same urgency and precision that they possessed over two decades earlier..."
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The Police
Reggatta de Blanc

  (Item #: policregga_1802_1902) 

Our Price: $249.99
Sale Price: $199.00 (You save $50.99 / 20%)


  • With two Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning sides, this import took top honors in our recent shootout - quiet vinyl too
  • Along with Ghost in the Machine, we think this album captures The Police at their songwriting and performing peak
  • Sting’s pulsing bass lines and the massive assault of Copeland’s kick really come to life here - you won't believe how BIG and powerful the bass is on this record
  • "Reggatta de Blanc stands the test of time as one of the greatest albums of the post-punk and new wave era, improving in almost every way upon The Police's debut album."
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The Yardbirds
Roger The Engineer

  (Item #: yardbroger_1707_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
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  • With a nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side one and a seriously good Double Plus (A++) side two, this copy will be very hard to beat - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Here are the full-bodied mids, punchy lows and clear, open top that let this Psych Classic by the band come alive
  • Over, Under, Sideways, Down - the big hit off the album - sounds great here in MONO
  • 5 stars in Allmusic: "The Yardbirds' best individual studio album."
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Yes
The Yes Album

  (Item #: yes__yesal_1812_1902) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • A Big As Life copy with Shootout Winning Triple Plus (A+++) grades or close to them on both sides - the sound is MASSIVE
  • Parts of the album are nothing less than startling in their Prog Rock Power - Starship Trooper with Triple Plus sound is insane here
  • A Top 100 Album and the band's best sounding record if you ask us (although Fragile can sound amazing in its own way too)
  • "It was the addition of Steve Howe's guitar pyrotechnics that finally allowed Yes to find their true identity. The Yes Album is a giant leap forward." The New Rolling Stone Album Guide
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Bill Withers
Menagerie

  (Item #: withemenag_1812_1902) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • KILLER sound throughout with each side earning Triple Plus (A+++) grades or very close to it
  • Both sides here are incredibly big, full-bodied and lively with tons of Tubey Magic and a huge bottom end
  • Fairly quiet vinyl throughout -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "... an assured return to form by one of soul's greatest singer/songwriters of the '70s." - All Music
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The Beach Boys
In Concert

  (Item #: beachincon_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Wonderful Double Plus (A++) sound on all four sides or close to it - this copy rarely hits the site, and it's a good one!
  • Exceptionally quiet vinyl on three sides - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus - the other side plays Mint Minus Minus
  • "Beach Boys in Concert was the final live album to be issued -- excluding archival vault releases -- capturing the seminal American combo as a viable, hard-working rock & roll band with timeless material instead of the parody that Mike Love so perfectly embodied during their final years. This is the way the Beach Boys deserve to be remembered."
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Michael Jackson
Off The Wall

  (Item #: jacksoffth_1902) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • A truly stunning Shootout Winning copy of this MJ classic with Triple Plus (A+++) sound or close to it from beginning to end
  • Off the Wall is substantially sweeter, tubier, more natural, richer, more relaxed and more ANALOG than any other Michael Jackson album
  • We're constantly blown away by just how good the best copies of Off the Wall sound - what a recording!
  • Clearly MJ's best sounding recording - "This was a visionary album ... part of a colorful tapestry of lush ballads and strings, smooth soul and pop, soft rock, and alluring funk." 5 stars
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Queen
A Day At the Races

  (Item #: queendayat_1902) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this copy was one of the best we played in our recent shootout - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Tie Your Mother Down and Somebody to Love are both wonderful sounding on this EARLY British pressing
  • It's incredibly difficult to find big, bold, lively sound like this for Queen - it takes us years to do the shootout
  • "Its sleek, streamlined finish is the biggest indication that Queen has entered a new phase, where they're globe-conquering titans instead of underdogs on the make."
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Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin IV

  (Item #: ledze4_1902) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • A Hard Rockin' Zep IV, one that earned outstanding Double Plus (A++) sonic grades on both sides - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Dramatically fuller and smoother than most, making it possible to get the volume up good and high where it belongs
  • Here they are: Black Dog, Rock & Roll, Stairway, When the Levee Breaks, and more, sounding better than you've ever heard them
  • 5 stars: "Encompassing heavy metal, folk, pure rock & roll, and blues, Led Zeppelin's untitled fourth album is a monolithic record, defining not only Led Zeppelin but the sound and style of '70s hard rock."
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Rob Wasserman
Duets

  (Item #: wasseduets_1901_1x) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • This rare and wonderful album from 1988 on the original MCA label offers outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound throughout
  • In-the-room vocal presence (Jennifer Warnes is stunning on Leonard Cohen's Ballad Of The Runaway Horse) and tight, note-like bass are key to the best pressings
  • Exceptionally quiet vinyl throughout - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus - they don't come quieter
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Some amazing duets and a great lineup that includes Aaron Neville (v), Stephane Grappelli (violin), Dan Hicks (v, g), and so on. The jazz community missed this one." [But the audiophile community loved it.)
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Steely Dan
Katy Lied

  (Item #: steelkatyl_1902_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An outstanding original copy of Steely Dan's fourth album with solid Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it throughout - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Take it from Steely Dan: "The sound created by musicians and singers is reproduced as faithfully as possible, and special care is taken to preserve the band-width and transient response of each performance."
  • Our pick for the best Dan album of them all, a Masterpiece of Jazzy Swing Pop that is sure to reward hundreds of plays
  • 5 stars: "Each song is given a glossy sheen, one that accentuates not only the stronger pop hooks, but also the precise technical skill of the professional musicians drafted to play the solos."
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Pink Floyd
The Wall

  (Item #: pinkfthewa_1902_2) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • A superb Demo Disc Quality pressing - all four sides earned outstanding Double Plus (A++) sonic grades - exceptionally quiet vinyl too!
  • Buzzing helicopters, ringing telephones, clicking typewriters and so on happen RIGHT THERE in the room with you
  • James Guthrie labored mightily to make this one as big, bold and immersive as any Prog Rock recording we know of, and succeeded brilliantly
  • Rock & Pop Top 100 - "A triumph of production..." and indisputable proof that analog in 1979 could still be absolutely amazing
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Neil Young
After The Gold Rush

  (Item #: youngafter_1902_1) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • A KILLER copy with a Triple Plus (A+++) side one and a Double Plus (A++) side two
  • Stunning classic rock sound: rich, full-bodied, warm, punchy, dynamic and clear
  • One of our favorite classic rock albums for music and sound, arguably Neil's best
  • Allmusic 5 Stars, A Top 100 title, and a Demo Disc that is guaranteed to knock your socks off
  • "It's a magnificent, style-setting album which saw the Canadian's elevation to rock hero. For those who like their emotion raw."
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The Beatles
Revolver

  (Item #: beatlrevol_1810_1902) 

Our Price: $179.99

  • An outstanding UK pressing with two very strong sides, earning Double Plus (A++) grades for sound - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • This copy of The Beatles' landmark Psych album from 1966 will show you richness, energy, clarity and bottom end weight you had no idea was even possible on Revolver
  • Guaranteed to beat any original, the Heavy Vinyl (mono or stereo), the Half-Speed - you name it, this copy will beat it
  • 5 Stars and 14 glorious tracks including Taxman; Eleanor Rigby; Good Day Sunshine; Got To Get You Into My Life, Tomorrow Never Knows (!) and more
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Tears For Fears
The Seeds Of Love

  (Item #: tearsseeds_1810_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • This early import pressing boasts outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • The Seeds Of Love is the band's masterpiece, and hearing it sound this big and lively is nothing short of a THRILL
  • Both sides here have smooth, sweet, analog richness and spaciousness you may not have known were possible on this record
  • "Along with Songs from the Big Chair, The Seeds of Love was part of a one-two artistic punch in the late '80s that situated Tears for Fears as one of the decade's more ambitious pop groups."
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Linda Ronstadt
Heart Like A Wheel

  (Item #: ronstheart_1708_1812) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $99.00 (You save $50.99 / 34%)


  • Superb Double Plus (A++) sound for our favorite Linda Ronstadt album, hands down her Masterpiece
  • When Will I Be Loved?, You're No Good, It Doesn't Matter Anymore and You Can Close Your Eyes are crazy good here
  • Both sides here are big, full and lively with huge punchy bass and tons of energy
  • By far the best album Ms Ronstadt ever made - truly a Masterpiece and a Mid-'70s Must Own Classic
  • 5 stars: "A veritable catalog of Californian soft rock, and it stands as a landmark of '70s mainstream pop/rock."
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Janis Joplin
Pearl

  (Item #: joplipearl_1706_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $79.00 (You save $70.99 / 47%)


  • Two strong Double Plus (A++) sides, a big step up over most of the copies we played - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Richer, clearer and more tonally correct, with more energy and presence, all qualities that help to bring this music to life
  • Janis's vocals sound right here - smooth enough to let you crank this one up good and loud without the sound getting hard and edgy
  • 5 stars: "Janis Joplin's second masterpiece (after Cheap Thrills), Pearl was designed as a showcase for her powerhouse vocals, stripping down the arrangements that had often previously cluttered her music or threatened to drown her out."
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Louis and the All Stars
The Best of Louis Armstrong

  (Item #: armstbesto_1902_1) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • A KILLER sounding copy and only the second to ever hit the site: Triple Plus (A+++) sound or close to it on both sides
  • Both sides here are incredibly clean and clear with tons of Tubey Magic and lots of space around all of the players
  • "The sextet, including veterans Peanuts Hucko on clarinet and Trummy Young on trombone, relaxes into a perfect New Orleans groove, allowing Armstrong to stretch out to especially good effect on the haunting dirge "St. James Infirmary" " - All Music
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Fleetwood Mac
Rumours

  (Item #: fleetrumou_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $179.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with both sides rating a solid Double Plus (A++) - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Tubey Magical Analog - The sound is open, spacious and transparent, with a huge three-dimensional soundfield
  • When you hear it sound as good as it does here, you'll know why we consider Rumours a Better Records Top 100 Demo Disc
  • 5 stars: "Each tune, each phrase regains its raw, immediate emotional power—which is why Rumours touched a nerve upon its 1977 release, and has since transcended its era to be one of the greatest, most compelling pop albums of all time."
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Big Brother & The Holding Company
Self-Titled

  (Item #: bigbrbigbr_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $149.99
Sale Price: $99.00 (You save $50.99 / 34%)


  • With two seriously good Double Plus (A++) sides, this was one of the better copies we played in our recent shootout
  • Forget the Mainstream originals and the Columbia reissues - the solid, rich, Tubey Magical sound here is only found on these copies with these stampers
  • Exceptionally quiet vinyl, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout - they didn't press them any quieter in our experience
  • A tough record to find with audiophile quality sound and clean vinyl, two reasons you rarely can find it on the site
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Pink Floyd
Dark Side Of The Moon

  (Item #: pinkfdarks_1902_1) 

Our Price: $849.99

  • BOOM! Amazing sound for this mindblowing recording with each side rating a Triple Plus (A+++) or close to it
  • HUGE, room-filling, hi-definition sound with all the Tubey Magic you could ever hope to hear
  • A Top 100 album (Top Ten actually), Floyd's undisputed Masterpiece and Demo Disc to beat them all
  • Just listen to how clear the clocks are on Time, how breathy the vocals are on Breathe, how textured the synthesizers are and how silky the top end is from the beginning of the album all the way to the end
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Stevie Ray Vaughan
Couldn't Stand The Weather

  (Item #: vaughcould_1804_1902x) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An outstanding pressing of Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble's sophomore album, earning solid Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides
  • The bass is big, the overall presentation is huge, and the energy is jumpin' on this early pressing - this is the right sound for SRV's hard-chargin' Electric Blues
  • Exceptionally quiet vinyl, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout - they didn't press them any quieter in our experience
  • 4 stars: "Stevie Ray Vaughan's second album, Couldn't Stand the Weather, pretty much did everything a second album should do: it confirmed that the acclaimed debut was no fluke, while matching, if not bettering, the sales of its predecessor, thereby cementing Vaughan's status as a giant of modern blues. "
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George Benson
White Rabbit

  (Item #: bensowhite_1901x) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • Stunning Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides - this CTI pressing of Benson's Must Own Masterpiece is absolutely As Good As It Gets
  • Open and transparent with wonderfully full-bodied guitars, solid punchy bass and huge amounts of energy
  • Superb engineering by Rudy Van Gelder - features jazz legends Herbie Hancock, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Airto, and more
  • "For George Benson's second CTI project, producer Creed Taylor and arranger Don Sebesky successfully place the guitarist in a Spanish-flavored setting full of flamenco flourishes, brass fanfares, moody woodwinds and such... In this prime sample of the CTI idiom, everyone wins."
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Jeff Beck
Truth

  (Item #: beck_truth_1811_1902) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • With a Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning side two and a Nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side one, this copy is practically as good as it gets
  • Easily - and by a wide margin - the best sounding record Jeff Beck ever made - thanks Ken Scott!
  • This pressing embodies the Big Rock Sound, the kind we go crazy for here at Better Records
  • Really fun music - it's a blast to hear Rod Stewart fronting such a heavy rock band
  • AMG 5 Stars "...almost as groundbreaking and influential a record as the first Beatles, Rolling Stones, or Who albums."
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Joni Mitchell
For The Roses

  (Item #: mitchforth_1902) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • A wonderful sounding copy: Triple Plus (A+++) from start to finish
  • The sound is incredibly rich, warm and natural with real immediacy to Joni's vocals, with Tubey Magic for days
  • One of the best sounding Joni records, on a par with Court and Spark and Blue, fine company indeed
  • 4 1/2 stars: "The lyrics here are among Mitchell's best, continuing in the vein of gripping honesty and heartfelt depth exhibited on Blue.... More than a bridge between great albums, this excellent disc is a top-notch listen in its own right."
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The Cars
Candy-O

  (Item #: cars_candy_1902) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • A killer copy of The Cars' New Wave Classic, boasting shootout winning Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides
  • Some of the best sound you'll ever hear on Candy-O -- big, punchy, DYNAMIC, clear and lively
  • A great lineup of songs with Demo Disc sound quality, thanks to Roy Thomas Baker's production
  • AMG raves it's "... the rare follow-up to a classic debut... it may be one of the best second albums ever made, full of great songs, inspired performances, and sporting a still-perfect sound."
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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Deja Vu

  (Item #: crosbdejav_1902_1) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • A stunning copy with Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) sound from start to finish, just shy of our shootout winner
  • The sound is HUGE -- lively, present and rich in a way that nothing you've heard can compete with
  • One of our all time favorite albums at Better Records and one that almost never sounds THIS good
  • "A rich musical banquet for the most serious and personal listeners" - Allmusic 5 stars
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Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cosmo's Factory

  (Item #: creedcosmo_1902_1) 

Our Price: $449.99

  • KILLER Triple Plus (A+++) sound or close to it from start to finish; it doesn't get much better than this
  • The sound is incredibly present and punchy with great clarity, excellent bass, freedom from grain and real swamp rockin' energy
  • So many great songs: Run Through the Jungle, Lookin' Out My Back Door, Who'll Stop the Rain, etc.
  • A 5 star album and arguably the best record the band ever made: "...an album made during stress and chaos, filled with raging rockers, covers, and intense jams..."
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Bob Dylan
Highway 61 Revisited

  (Item #: dylanhighw_1902) 

Our Price: $299.99
Sale Price: $249.00 (You save $50.99 / 17%)


  • This 360 Label stereo copy boasts outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last - exceptionally quiet vinyl too
  • Clean stereo pressings of this album are ridiculously hard to come by these days, not to mention the fact that few copies will sound as good as this one does
  • In the same way that Sgt. Pepper changed music a mere two years later, Highway 61 Revisited left all of Dylan's contemporaries behind, scrambling to keep up with the standard it set
  • "Dylan had not only changed his sound, but his persona, trading the folk troubadour for a streetwise, cynical hipster ... it proved that rock & roll needn't be collegiate and tame in order to be literate, poetic, and complex." - 5 Stars
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America
America

  (Item #: ameriameri_1902) 

Our Price: $449.99

  • An incredible sounding copy with Shootout Winning Triple Plus (A+++) sound from start to finish
  • One of our favorite Hippie Folk Rock albums - the instruments and voices seem to be right in your listening room
  • The Tubey Magical acoustic guitars on this record are a true test of stereo reproduction - thanks Ken Scott!
  • "America's debut album is a folk-pop classic, a stellar collection of memorable songs that would prove influential on such acts as the Eagles and Dan Fogelberg..."
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Pink Floyd
The Wall

  (Item #: pinkfthewa_1902_1) 

Our Price: $899.99

  • Killer sound — 11.5 pluses out of a possible 12 on this insanely good copy of The Wall!
  • The Wall DEMANDS big, bold, explosively dynamic sound, and this copy delivers on that promise in spades
  • Grungy electric guitars, breathy vocals, HUGE punchy drums, earth-shaking bass and room-filling ambience are all here like you've never heard before
  • We proudly hold up The Wall as one of the best sounding rock recordings of all time - this is the copy that really makes our case
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Led Zeppelin
Physical Graffiti

  (Item #: ledzephysi_1902) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • This copy is outstanding from first note to last, earning Double Plus (A++) sonic grades on all four sides and rockin' like crazy
  • Here's the energy, presence, and sheer rock and roll power that lets this music come to life like you've never heard in your life
  • Mint Minus Minus and on two side even better, with no condition issues of any kind, is how this copy plays, and that is pretty darn quiet for this album
  • 5 stars: "Captures the whole experience of Led Zeppelin at the top of their game better than any of their other albums."
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Yes
Close To The Edge

  (Item #: yes__close_1902_1) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Two outstanding sides, each earning seriously good Double Plus (A++) grades - they make sense of this sophisticated music
  • An incredibly complex recording, with huge organs, light-speed changes and an abundance of multi-tracked parts
  • As amazing as the sound may be, the good news is that the vinyl is actually fairly quiet, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • 5 stars: "Close to the Edge comprised just three tracks, the epic "And You and I" and "Siberian Khatru," plus a side-long title track that represented the musical, lyrical, and sonic culmination of all that Yes had worked toward over the past five years."
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