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The Allman Brothers
Idlewild South

  (Item #: allmaidlew_1802_1) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound throughout with the kind of energy, body and punch this music needs
  • Easily the group's best sounding studio recording and especially impressive on a copy like this
  • Cue up Midnight Rider or In Memory Of Elizabeth Read to hear the Allman Brothers magic in these grooves
  • 5 stars "The best studio album in the group's history, electric blues with an acoustic texture, virtuoso lead, slide, and organ playing, and a killer selection of songs, including "Midnight Rider," "Revival," "Don't Keep Me Wonderin'," and "In Memory of Elizabeth Reed"..."
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Burt Bacharach
Make It Easy On Yourself

  (Item #: bachamakei_1803_1806) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • Two great sounding Double Plus (A++) sides - big, tubey, balanced and above all, natural, on quiet vinyl too
  • With engineering by the legendary Phil Ramone, this is an exceptionally well-recorded album, as this pressing makes clear
  • The brass is great on both sides, rich and full with the right amount of bite, not to mention lively and DYNAMIC
  • "I'll Never Fall in Love Again," and "Do You Know the Way to San Jose?" are great songs that solidify Bacharach as a master of quirk." - Allmusic
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The Beatles
Let It Be

  (Item #: beatlletit_1706x) 

Our Price: $69.99

  • Very good sound on this Hot Stamper copy of Let It Be, excellent from start to finish on quiet vinyl
  • A late-period album with real rock 'n' roll power - we love the "live-in-the-studio" rockers like I’ve Got a Feeling
  • Without the humdrum quality of the average Parlophone pressing, here's a Let It Be that finally has some life to it
  • 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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The Beatles
Let It Be

  (Item #: beatlletit_1804) 

Our Price: $129.99

  • A Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side one backed with a Double Plus (A++) side two, this copy will be very hard to beat
  • There's no studio wizardry, no heavy-handed mastering, no phony EQ -- here is some of the most realistic, natural Beatles sound you can get
  • Superb copies like this one make good on the promise that Let It Be captures the greatest rock band of all time playing and singing their hearts out
  • "The album is on the whole underrated, even discounting the fact that a substandard Beatles record is better than almost any other group's best work ... 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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The Beatles
Let It Be

  (Item #: beatlletit_1805) 

Our Price: $499.99

  • A wonderful Shootout Winning copy with unbeatable Triple Plus (A+++) sound, or close to it, from beginning to end
  • There's no studio wizardry, no heavy-handed mastering, no phony EQ -- here is some of the most realistic, natural Beatles sound you can get
  • Truly great copies like this one make good on the promise that Let It Be is the sound of the greatest rock band of all time playing and singing their hearts out
  • 4 1/2 stars: "...when the Beatles were in top form here, they were as good as ever."
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Brewer & Shipley
Tarkio

  (Item #: brewetarki_1708_1804) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • 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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The Byrds
Untitled

  (Item #: byrdsuntit_1710_1) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Excellent Hot Stamper sound on all four sides of this very good early pressing - reasonably quiet vinyl too
  • Rich and warm with plenty of bass and a lovely musical quality that's missing from many we've played
  • Features a 15 minute Eight Miles High on the live disc that just kills -- especially when you have a big, energetic copy like this
  • Allmusic 4 Stars: "Untitled was always the [later Byrds album] to own, even if you weren't a huge fan. 'Eight Miles High' is the high point, a 15-minute jam that showcases this band's prowess."
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The Byrds
Untitled

  (Item #: byrdsuntit_1710_2) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • A wonderful sounding copy: Double Plus (A++) on the first three sides and a side four that's close enough for rock and roll
  • The sound is rich, full-bodied, and open with impressive transparency and presence - quiet vinyl too (M- on side 3!)
  • Features a 16 minute Eight Miles High on the live disc that just kills - especially on a lively copy like this
  • Allmusic 4 Stars: "Untitled was always the [later Byrds album] to own, even if you weren't a huge fan."
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Ray Charles
The Best Of

  (Item #: charlbesto_1803_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with solid Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides
  • The overall sound here is big, clean and clear with plenty of presence and energy
  • This comp gives you a taste of Ray's great instrumental tracks with surprisingly good sound
  • It's been a while since we've had a copy on the site, so don't expect to see too many of these if you miss this one!
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Ray Charles
The Best Of

  (Item #: charlbesto_1803_1806) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • An amazing sounding copy: Triple Plus (A+++) or close to it on both sides
  • Bigger, richer and fuller than the typical pressing with huge amounts of presence
  • About as quiet as we can find them -- Mint Minus Minus
  • This comp gives you a taste of Ray's great instrumental tracks with surprisingly good sound
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Chicago
Chicago II

  (Item #: chicachica2_1710s) 

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


  • Excellent sound throughout with all four sides rating an exceptionally good grade of Double Plus (A++) or BETTER
  • Big, rich, and present throughout, with real rock and roll energy, just the right sound for this album
  • One of the toughest classic rock albums to find good sound for, bar none - a tough nut to crack
  • 4 1/2 stars: "The contents of Chicago II underscore the solid foundation of complex jazz changes with heavy electric rock & roll that the band so brazenly forged on the first set."
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Eric Clapton
Eric Clapton

  (Item #: claptericc_1710s) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • A killer copy, earning Double Plus (A++) grades or better for both sides, guaranteed to trounce whatever you've heard
  • An underrated Blues Rock masterpiece from 1970 - easily his best studio album outside of Layla
  • 4 1/2 stars in the All Music Guide and a longtime Better Records favorite - almost every song is good, and many are superb
  • "Clapton turns out concise solos that de-emphasize his status as guitar god, even when they display astonishing musicality and technique."
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Joe Cocker
Mad Dogs And Englishmen

  (Item #: cockemaddo_1709_1804) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An outstanding copy with all four sides earning Double Plus (A++) grades
  • The overall sound is rich and tubey, with driving energy and most of the top end and clarity that's missing from many we played
  • What it most reminds me of is Ray Charles doing a choice set of modern pop classics, mixing it up by off-handedly throwing in a few hits of his own
  • "... its content was exciting, and its sound, a veritable definition of big-band rock with three dozen players working behind the singer, was unique." - 4 1/2 Stars
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Cream
Live Cream

  (Item #: creamlive_1803) 

Our Price: $139.99

  • With excellent Double Plus sound (A++) or close to it from first note to last, this is a killer copy of Live Cream
  • Super lively and clear with the kind of bass that most pressings just don't have
  • Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus, about as quiet as you're likely to find on an early UK pressing
  • 4 stars on Allmusic: "This could well be their most consistently brilliant album for sheer musicianship."
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Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cosmo's Factory

  (Item #: creedcosmo_1803_1806) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • KILLER sound throughout with Triple Plus (A+++) sound on the second side and Double Plus (A++) sound on the first
  • 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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Creedence Clearwater Revival
Cosmo's Factory

  (Item #: creedcosmo_1804_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An excellent copy with Double Plus (A++) sound, or close to it, from first note to last, both are fairly quiet vinyl (for this album anyway)
  • Surprisingly good bottom end weight, midrange presence, 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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Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young
Deja Vu

  (Item #: crosbdejav_1804) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • A superb Big and Bold copy that earned seriously good sonic grades of Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) on both sides, 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
  • Unusually quiet vinyl for this album -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • 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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Miles Davis
Bitches Brew

  (Item #: davisbitch_1803x) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • An amazing sounding pair of vintage 360 pressings, with outstanding Double Plus (A++) grades for sound on all four sides - quiet vinyl too
  • Recorded in the legendary 30th St studios, the sound is spacious and real, a clear step up from any Red Label copy we played
  • Miles is joined by a litany of greats including Wayne Shorter, Chick Corea, Billy Cobham, Joe Zawinul, John McLaughlin, et al., all of whom would go on to pursue this style of jazz for decades to come
  • "Thought by many to be the most revolutionary album in jazz history, having virtually created the genre known as jazz-rock fusion..." - 5 Stars
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Derek and the Dominos
Layla

  (Item #: dereklayla_1709_1) 

Our Price: $219.99

  • This copy delivers top quality sound - three sides rated Double Plus (A++) or better, with the first side not far behind
  • Some of our favorite Clapton songs are here: Bell Bottom Blues, Tell The Truth, Little Wing, Layla and Have You Ever Loved A Woman?
  • One of the more difficult albums to find audiophile sound for, but a lot easier for us now that we know what pressings can sound good
  • Clapton's greatest album: "But what really makes Layla such a powerful record is that Clapton, ignoring the traditions that occasionally painted him into a corner, simply tears through these songs with burning, intense emotion."
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Derek and the Dominos
Layla

  (Item #: dereklayla_1805) 

Our Price: $749.99

  • Triple Plus (A+++) sound on sides two, three and four and Double Plus (A++) sound on the first side
  • These sides do it all and then some -- the sound is incredibly rich, full-bodied, present, lively and solid
  • One of the more difficult Clapton albums to find great sound for, but the music makes it worth all the time and trouble it takes
  • 5 stars, and Clapton's greatest album: "But what really makes Layla such a powerful record is that Clapton, ignoring the traditions that occasionally painted him into a corner, simply tears through these songs with burning, intense emotion."
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Neil Diamond
Tap Root Manuscript

  (Item #: diamotapro_1710) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • Outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound on side one, nearly as good on side two - an excellent copy
  • Cracklin' Rosie here is Neil's first Number One hit, with backup (and near-guaranteed success) by the Wrecking Crew
  • Side two is a suite with a lovely children's chorus and fascinating African instruments and rhythms
  • AMG 4 Stars: "... this album confirmed Diamond's breakthrough as a recording star."
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Willie Dixon
I Am The Blues

  (Item #: dixoniamth_1802_1) 

Our Price: $69.99

  • You'll find very good Hot Stamper sound on both sides of this '70s pressing, a Willie Dixon late classic
  • A longtime favorite of ours, with unusually good sound for a blues recording, even one from as late as 1970
  • Features updated versions of many Dixon Classics: Spoonful, Hoochie Coochie Man, I Can't Quit You Baby and more
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The Doors
Morrison Hotel

  (Item #: doorsmorri_1803_1) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • A wonderful early pressing of this hard-rockin' Doors album, with superb Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish
  • Rich, big and full-bodied, with clarity and energy to spare, this is the way you want to hear the Doors' Bluesy Rock
  • Exceptionally quiet vinyl on both sides - we can't remember a copy in our shootout playing quieter
  • Roadhouse Blues, Waiting For The Sun and Maggie McGill are KILLER on this pressing - all you Doors fans are gonna flip
  • Circus Magazine praised it as "possibly the best album yet from the Doors" and "Good hard, evil rock, and one of the best albums released this decade."
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Duke Ellington
Up In Duke's Workshop

  (Item #: ellinupind_1712_1804) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) Ellington Big Band sound - taken from 1969-1972 recordings - can be found on both of these outstanding sides
  • Pablo has here compiled some of Ellington's best later music and mastered and pressed it wonderfully as well
  • "At first listen it is rougher, seems to be less evolved than his earlier easier-to-notice stylistic approach. If you give this a couple of plays, you will find it totally mesmerizing."
  • "Duke Ellington was the most important composer in the history of jazz as well as being a bandleader who held his large group together continuously for almost 50 years."
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Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer

  (Item #: emersemers_1804) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • This killer copy offers incredible Prog Rock sound - it earned Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides
  • The sound has amazing transparency, clarity and fullness - the organ is massive here - quiet vinyl too
  • ANALOG at its Tubey Magical finest - you'll never play a CD that sounds this good as long as you live
  • Lucky Man and Take A Pebble on this copy have Demo Disc Quality Sound like you won't believe
  • Allmusic 4 1/2 stars: "Lively, ambitious, almost entirely successful debut album, made up of keyboard-dominated instrumentals and romantic ballads showcasing all three members' very daunting talents.'"
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Emerson, Lake & Palmer
Emerson, Lake & Palmer

  (Item #: emersemers_1806_1) 

Our Price: $599.99

  • This British Pressing is stunning from start to finish: Triple Plus (A+++) or close to it on both sides
  • The sound is HUGE, with amazing transparency, clarity and fullness - the organ is massive here
  • ANALOG at its Tubey Magical finest - you'll never play a CD that sounds this good as long as you live
  • Lucky Man on this copy has Demo Disc Quality Sound like you've never heard on any ELP album (or any other album for that matter)
  • "Lively, ambitious, almost entirely successful debut album, made up of keyboard-dominated instrumentals and romantic ballads showcasing all three members' very daunting talents.'"
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Fleetwood Mac
Kiln House

  (Item #: fleetkilnh_1801_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Excellent sound from beginning to end with both sides earning solid Double Plus (A++) grades
  • Tubey Magical smooth sound is key to the best copies, and this copy delivers, with the analog richness the music needs
  • A grossly underappreciated album from Fleetwood Mac's awesome post-Peter Green period
  • Danny Kirwan is brilliant here; Kiln House is the last of the Mac's grungy guitar-based albums
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Fleetwood Mac
Kiln House

  (Item #: fleetkilnh_1803) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • You'll find very good Hot Stamper sound from first note to last on this copy of Kiln House
  • Three of the best songs Fleetwood Mac ever did are here: Tell Me All The Things You Do, Station Man and Jewel Eyed Judy
  • A grossly underappreciated album from Fleetwood Mac's awesome post-Peter Green period
  • Danny Kirwan is brilliant here; Kiln House is the last of the Mac's grungy guitar-based albums
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Free
Fire and Water

  (Item #: free_firea_1712_1806) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with each side rating a solid Double Plus (A++) or better
  • Stunning Live-in-the-Studio Rock Sound that must be heard to be believed - All Right Now sounds fantastic
  • The recording is more ALIVE than on 99 out of 100 rock records we've played, and we've played the best sounding rock records ever made
  • Top 100: "From Paul Kossoff's exquisite and tasteful guitar work, to Paul Rodgers' soulful vocals, this was a group that was easily worthy of the mantle worn by Cream, Blind Faith, or Derek & the Dominos."
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Genesis
Trespass

  (Item #: genestresp_1803_2) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • 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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Genesis
Trespass

  (Item #: genestresp_1804) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Excellent Hot Stamper sound on both sides - full and musical with energy and tight bass
  • 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
  • "...tasteful, subtle and refined." - Melody Maker
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The Grateful Dead
American Beauty

  (Item #: grateameri_1803_1805) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • An outstanding original Green Label copy with solid Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides - this is the way American Beauty is supposed to sound
  • Man, 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
  • This is one of Stephen Barncard's greatest recording achievements - the richness and clarity are really something here
  • 5 Stars, a Top 100 album, and a true Must Own Album - "American Beauty remains the Dead's studio masterpiece."
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The Grateful Dead
Workingman's Dead

  (Item #: grateworki_1802) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • This excellent copy gives you outstanding Tubey Magical Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish
  • We love that amazingly rich, big bottomed sound that can only be found on the better sides such as these
  • A Better Records Top 100 album, and a truly superb recording of the Dead at the peak of their creativity
  • 5 stars: "A heartbreakingly beautiful, unquestionably pure statement."
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The Grateful Dead
Workingman's Dead

  (Item #: grateworki_1803_1805) 

Our Price: $399.99
Sale Price: $349.00 (You save $50.99 / 13%)


  • With a Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning side one and a Double Plus (A++) side two, this copy was one of the best in our most recent shootout
  • A Top 100 album, and a truly superb recording of the Dead at the peak of their creativity (along with American Beauty)
  • We love the amazingly rich, weighty and huge bottom end found on the truly killer sides such as these
  • 5 stars in Allmusic: "The lilting Uncle John's Band, their first radio hit, opens the record and perfectly summarizes its subtle, spare beauty; complete with a new focus on more concise songs and tighter arrangements, the approach works brilliantly."
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George Harrison
All Things Must Pass

  (Item #: harriallth_1806) 

Our Price: $599.99

  • To say that this one has been a long time coming would be an understatement! FINALLY, an incredible sounding copy of All Things Must Pass
  • Superb Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) sound on the fifth side and Double Plus (A++) sound on the remaining five sides -- wonderfully big, full and Tubey Magical yet still clean and clear with tons of space and a lovely bottom end
  • "Without a doubt, Harrison's first solo recording, originally issued as a triple album, is his best." - All Music
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Jimi Hendrix
Crash Landing

  (Item #: hendrcrash_1712) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Both sides rate very strong Double Plus (A++) grades, or close to it, with big, lively, open sound
  • An very good sounding pressing of one of the better posthumous Hendrix releases
  • Features the great song Message To Love - one of the very best Jimi tracks that never appeared on his original albums
  • Billy Cox and Buddy Miles (the rest of Hendrix's Band Of Gypsies) contribute strongly to the funk-soul feel here
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Jimi Hendrix
Hendrix In The West

  (Item #: hendrinthe_1707x) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • With nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) grades on both sides, this British Polydor pressing was rockin' like crazy
  • This is a fun live album with stellar performances by Jimi - the best of his many posthumous releases
  • The awesome version of Little Wing is just killer on this copy - it's Jimi's best performance of the song
  • 4 stars in the AMG: "A great sampling of Hendrix's late-period live material (and his sense of humor)."
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Jimi Hendrix
Hendrix In The West

  (Item #: hendrinthe_1803) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • This Reprise pressing boasts Hot Stamper sound and relatively quiet vinyl on both sides
  • With outstanding performances and great sound for a vintage live recording, it's hard to understand why this album isn't more widely known
  • The awesome version of Little Wing is just killer on the better copies - it's Jimi's best performance of the song
  • 4 stars in the AMG: "A great sampling of Hendrix's late-period live material (and his sense of humor)."
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Hot Tuna
Hot Tuna

  (Item #: hottuhottu_1802_1805) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • Double plus (A++) sound or close to it on both sides make this an excellent sounding copy
  • If you like the kind of music Brits such as John Renbourn, Stefan Grossman, Bert Jansch and the like were making back in the '60s this should be right up your alley
  • Live, all acoustic, mostly Blues and Rags, this is about as far from the Jefferson Airplane as you can get
  • 4 Stars: "The result was less an indulgence than a new direction."
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Jethro Tull
Benefit

  (Item #: jethrbenef_1804_1) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • Benefit on vintage British vinyl is back, now with killer Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides
  • Big and full with a solid bottom end, the best track on the album - To Cry You a Song - rocks like you will not believe
  • Until we discovered these very special British pressings - don't ask! - we just could not get good sound and quiet vinyl on any copy of Benefit
  • "Benefit forms the perfect bridge between the rolling, tumbling Tull of old and the tightly braided riffs and prickly lyrics presented by Aqualung." Record Collector
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Elton John
Tumbleweed Connection

  (Item #: john_tumbl_1805) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • You'll find outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last on this Elton John classic
  • The overall sound here is incredibly big, rich, spacious and dynamic with plenty of presence and bottom end weight
  • An incredible recording and longtime member of our Top 100 -- our pick for Elton's very best music and sound
  • 5 stars: "....their most ambitious record to date... A loose concept album about the American West... draws from country and blues in equal measures..."
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King Crimson
In The Wake Of Poseidon

  (Item #: kingcinthe_wake_1804_) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • King Crimson's second studio album debuts on the site with outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER on both sides
  • This pressing is Big and Tubey, with clear, breathy vocals, especially critical to the success of the a capella opening track, "Peace - A Beginning"
  • This lovely original Island Pink Label British Import LP has a beautiful textured cover and plays as quiet as we can find them, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • 4 1/2 stars: "The record..., however, has made an impressive show of transmuting material that worked on stage ("Mars" aka "The Devil's Triangle") into viable studio creations, and "Cadence and Cascade" may be the prettiest song the group ever cut."
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King Crimson
Lizard

  (Item #: kingclizar_1802s) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish
  • Every bit the sonic equal of the first album, if you colorful Big Production Jazzy Prog Rock (with mellotron!) is your thing you can't go wrong here
  • This early UK pressing plays as quietly as any we have ever heard - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "Lizard is very consciously jazz-oriented -- the influence of Miles Davis (particularly Sketches of Spain) being especially prominent -- and very progressive, even compared with the two preceding albums."
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King Crimson
Lizard

  (Item #: kingclizar_1806) 

Our Price: $599.99

  • Incredible sound throughout with both sides of this copy winning our recent shootout and of course earning our top grade of Triple Plus (A+++)
  • Every bit the sonic equal of the first album, if you colorful Big Production Jazzy Prog Rock (with mellotron!) is your thing you can't go wrong here
  • This early UK pressing plays as quietly as any we have ever heard - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "Lizard is very consciously jazz-oriented -- the influence of Miles Davis (particularly Sketches of Spain) being especially prominent -- and very progressive, even compared with the two preceding albums."
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Led Zeppelin
Led Zeppelin III

  (Item #: ledze3_1712_1805) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • Excellent sound throughout with each side rating a solid Double Plus (A++) or BETTER; fairly quiet vinyl too!
  • Big, full and lively, with solid weight and lots of space around all the instruments - this copy rocks with the best of them
  • Immigrant Song, Celebration Day and Tangerine have truly awesome Demo Disc sound
  • "On their first two albums, Led Zeppelin unleashed a relentless barrage of heavy blues and rockabilly riffs, but Led Zeppelin III provided the band with the necessary room to grow musically. While there are still a handful of metallic rockers, III is built on a folky, acoustic foundation that gives the music extra depth."
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The Lovin' Spoonful
John Sebastian Songbook, Vol. 1

  (Item #: lovinjohns_1801_1804) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • With Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides, the sound quality of the tracks on this compilation is impressive
  • Both sides are rich, full-bodied and natural with tons of energy and bottom end weight - no sign of radio EQ to be found
  • Features most of the band's best songs, including Do You Believe In Magic, You Didn't Have To Be So Nice, Six O'clock and Nashville Cats (a personal fave)
  • The Allmusic critic is not too crazy about this album, but the User Rating is 4 1/2 stars, which we think is about right
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Dave Mason
Alone Together

  (Item #: masonalone_1801x) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • Exceptionally strong Double Plus (A++) sound, or BETTER, on vinyl that's as quiet as we can find - this is a killer copy of Mason's Masterpiece
  • Listen to how big and rich the dynamic chorus gets on the first track, Only You Know and I Know - what a thrill
  • A killer Bruce Botnick recording - Tubey Magical Analog, sitting on a rock solid low-end foundation
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Alone Together represents Dave Mason at his peak... everything comes together perfectly."
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Paul McCartney
McCartney

  (Item #: mccarmccar_1801) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • A very good sounding copy on both of its wonderful Apple original Lee Hulko mastered sides (which are the only ones that sound right to us)
  • The best tracks here have the quality of LIVE MUSIC in a way that not one out of a hundred rock records do
  • A Better Records Top 100 pick and Paul McCartney's One and Only Must Own Masterpiece
  • Record Collector highlighted "Every Night", "Junk" and "Maybe I'm Amazed" as songs that "still sound absolutely effortless and demonstrate the man's natural genius with a melody."
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Paul McCartney
McCartney

  (Item #: mccarmccar_1805) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • This copy of McCartney's Masterpiece boasts two incredible Triple Plus (A+++) sides
  • It's big, rich and full-bodied with a massive bottom end, lots of presence and the kind of spatiality that can fill your entire listening room
  • Record Collector highlighted "Every Night", "Junk" and "Maybe I'm Amazed" as songs that "still sound absolutely effortless and demonstrate the man's natural genius with a melody."
  • A Top 100 pick and Paul McCartney's One and Only Masterpiece - a Must Own when it sounds this good!
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Paul McCartney
McCartney

  (Item #: mccarmccar_1806_) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • This original pressing of McCartney's Masterpiece boasts big and lively Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER on both sides
  • It's rich and full-bodied with presence and the kind of spatiality that can fill your entire listening room
  • Record Collector highlighted "Every Night", "Junk" and "Maybe I'm Amazed" as songs that "still sound absolutely effortless and demonstrate the man's natural genius with a melody."
  • A Top 100 pick and Paul McCartney's One and Only Masterpiece - a Must Own when it sounds this good!
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McDonald and Giles
McDonald and Giles

  (Item #: mcdonmcdon_1802_1805) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • Stunning sound throughout for this very well recorded proggy album, with each side rating a solid Double (A++) Plus
  • These early UK pressed sides are are full of the kinid of Tubey Magic that makes us (and other right-thinking audiophiles) swoon - thanks Brian Humphries!
  • If you like early King Crimson - they were in the band don't you know - you will surely get a big kick out of this one-of-a-kind sleeper from 1970
  • "The main attraction is really the performances turned in by McDonald and the Giles brothers -- they all sound fabulous..." - All Music
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Joni Mitchell
Ladies Of The Canyon

  (Item #: mitchladie_1710) 

Our Price: $89.99

  • With Hot Stamper grades on both sides, the sound here is present and clear with lovely midrange richness
  • Some of our favorite Joni songs: Morning Morgantown, For Free, Big Yellow Taxi, Woodstock, The Circle Game and 7 more
  • This copy and the right playback will bring this music to life in a way that you cannot imagine until you hear it
  • 4 1/2 stars on Allmusic: "This album is yet another essential listen in Mitchell's recorded canon."
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The Moody Blues
A Question of Balance

  (Item #: moodyquest_1612x) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Side one earned a Double Plus (A++) grade and side two was even better, nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++)!
  • This copy has some of the tubiest, richest, yet clearest Moody Blues sound we've heard
  • Huge and spacious with strong midrange presence - this is the way the band should sound, alive and kickin'!
  • Includes the big hit Question, one of the all time greats by the band, which sounds fantastic here of course
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The Moody Blues
A Question of Balance

  (Item #: moodyquest_1803) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • You'll find very good Hot Stamper sound on both sides of this British pressing
  • The best copies are huge and spacious with strong midrange presence - just the way the band should sound, alive and kickin'!
  • This copy plays on relatively quiet vinyl, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus throughout
  • Includes the big hit Question, one of the all-time greats by the band, which sounds fantastic here of course
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Van Morrison
Moondance

  (Item #: morrimoond_1805_1) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • An outstanding Green Label early pressing with Double to Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) sound on both sides, just shy of our shootout winner
  • Drop the needle anywhere on the album for a taste of early-'70s Tubey Magical analog sound, not to mention some lovely blue-eyed soul
  • "An album worthy of an Irish R&B singer who wrote a teen hit called "Mystic Eyes" (not to mention a Brill Building smash called "Brown Eyed Girl"), adding punchy brass (including pennywhistles and foghorn) and a solid backbeat (including congas) to his folk-jazz swing, and a pop-wise formal control to his Gaelic poetry." - Christgau - A+ (a grade he does not give out often!)
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Randy Newman
12 Songs

  (Item #: newma12son_1710_1) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Two excellent Double Plus (A++) sides make this a very strong copy of what some consider Newman's best album
  • An excellent pressing, with a very strong bottom end, lovely richness and warmth, real space and separation between the instruments and wonderful immediacy throughout
  • The clarity and sharpness of the piano and guitar perfectly support and complement Randy's heartfelt vocals
  • "Superb material brilliantly executed, 12 Songs was Randy Newman's first great album, and is still one of his finest moments on record." - 5 stars
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Harry Nilsson
Nilsson Sings Newman

  (Item #: nilssnilss_1612x) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • Two excellent sides with each rating a Double Plus (A++) or close to it, on reasonably quiet vinyl
  • Nilsson's vocals are tonally right on the money, and Randy Newman's songwriting is as sharp as ever
  • We at Better Records are huge Harry Nilsson fans - it warms our hearts that many of our customers seem to be as well
  • Allmusic 4 1/2 stars: "... a masterpiece is what this is, albeit a subtle, graceful masterpiece where the pleasure is in the grace notes, small gestures, and in-jokes."
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The Pentangle
Pentangling

  (Item #: pentapentangling_1707_1805) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • With a Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning side one and a superb Double Plus (A++) side two, this copy could not be beat
  • The unprocessed quality found throughout the album has its audiophile credentials fully in order, especially in the area of guitar harmonics, as well as drums that sound like real drums actually sound
  • The foundation of the music is provided by two legendary guitar heavyweights, Bert Jansch and John Renbourn, with Jacqui McShee's almost unbearably sweet vocals soaring above them
  • The best material from Pentangle's amazing first six albums, with sound that's full of British Analog Tubey Magic
  • "Pentangling is filled to the brim with some of the finest recordings the British folk movement had to offer..."
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The Pentangle
Pentangling

  (Item #: pentapentangling_1801) 

Our Price: $129.99

  • Outstanding Demo Disc sound, with both sides of this UK pressing earning Double Plus (A++) grades
  • The unprocessed quality found throughout the album has its audiophile credentials fully in order, especially in the area of guitar harmonics, as well as drums that sound like real drums actually sound
  • The true foundation of the music is provided by two legendary guitar heavyweights, Bert Jansch and John Renbourn, with Jacqui McShee's almost unbearably sweet vocals soaring above them
  • The best material from Pentangle's amazing first six albums, with sound that's full of good ol' British Analog Tubey Magic
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Poco
Poco

  (Item #: poco_poco_1801_1) 

Our Price: $119.99

  • With a nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) side two and a seriously good Double Plus (A++) side one, this copy will be very hard to beat
  • This copy will show you the size, the space, the depth, the Tubey Magic - it has the freedom to get good and loud the right way
  • There are two Must Own Poco releases, including the first album - we think this is clearly the more interesting of the two
  • 4 stars in the AMG: "These songs represent the group's blend of country and rock at its finest and brightest."
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Elvis Presley
On Stage February 1970

  (Item #: preslonsta_1711x) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • With two excellent Double Plus (A++) sides, this original RCA Orange Label copy was one of the best we heard in our shootout
  • 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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Elvis Presley
On Stage February 1970

  (Item #: preslonsta_1802) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • With an amazing Triple Plus (A+++) side two and an excellent Double Plus (A++) side one, this original RCA Orange Label is guaranteed to sound dramatically better than any copy you've ever heard
  • Here's 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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Elvis Presley
That's The Way It Is

  (Item #: preslthats_1804) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Elvis' 1970 release finally makes it to the site, with outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound from first note to last
  • Big, open, and clear, this album captures both live and studio performances - a unique collection vital to any Elvis fan
  • 4 1/2 stars: "... [That's The Way It Is] captures a peerless performer putting his amazing band through the paces... Elvis would record more great music in the next few years, but this record captures him at a pivotal moment when he retained the power of his 1968 comeback and had yet to succumb to all the glitz of Vegas."
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The Rolling Stones
Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!

  (Item #: rolligetye_1805) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • You'll find Shootout Winning Triple Plus (A+++) sound or close to it on both sides of this stunning copy
  • This vintage UK pressing has the power to put you in the middle of the Stones concert of a lifetime
  • Live rock and roll doesn't get much more real sounding or more fun than this - it's the only Must Own Stones live album we know of
  • In Rolling Stone's review of the album, critic Lester Bangs said, "I have no doubt that it's the best rock concert ever put on record."
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The Rolling Stones
Get Yer Ya-Ya's Out!

  (Item #: rolligetye_1806) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • You'll find outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides of this Decca UK pressing
  • With this kind of superb energy and presence, turn it up loud and you are in the middle of the Stones concert of a lifetime
  • The performances of Sympathy For The Devil, Midnight Rambler, and Honky Tonk Woman are MAGICAL on this album
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Recorded during their American tour in late 1969, and centered around live versions of material from the Beggars Banquet-Let It Bleed era... Often acclaimed as one of the top live rock albums of all time..."
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Simon & Garfunkel
Bridge Over Troubled Water

  (Item #: simonbridg_1803) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An very respectable 360 pressing with Hot Stamper sound from the first note to the last - quiet vinyl too
  • Transparent, breathy, sweet, warm, rich, tonally-neutral - these are the comments for track after track on the better Hot Stamper copies
  • Bridge is by far the toughest Simon & Garfunkel album to find with top quality sound and reasonably quiet surfaces
  • 5 stars: "Perhaps the most delicately textured album to close out the 1960s from any major rock act."
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Spirit
Twelve Dreams of Dr. Sardonicus

  (Item #: spiritwelv_1711) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • Superb Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides and fairly quiet vinyl make this a Must Own copy
  • Huge sound - this Psych Masterpiece creates a marvelous world of its own
  • A concept album with consistent, top quality songwriting - Nature's Way, Animal Zoo, Mr. Skin and more
  • "Spirit's crowning moment and one of the era's great underrated albums."
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Spooky Tooth
The Last Puff

  (Item #: spooklastp_1803_1806) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with solid Double Plus (A++) sound throughout
  • Both sides are clean, clear and dynamic with plenty of energy and space around all of the instruments
  • Pretty darn quiet throughout -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "It's a good, solid effort that includes a burning cover of the Beatles' "I Am the Walrus."" - All Music
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Cat Stevens
Mona Bone Jakon

  (Item #: stevemonab_1805) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • You'll find outstanding Double Plus (A++) sound on this original copy of Cat Stevens' brilliant third album
  • The sound is so transparent, open, and spacious that nuances and subtleties that escaped you before are now front and center
  • When you hear I Wish I Wish and I Think I See The Light here you will understand why we say that this is one of the greatest popular recordings in the history of the world
  • The original A&M LPs we like are nearly impossible to find with good sound and quiet vinyl - this copy plays quieter than any we currently have in stock
  • "Mona Bone Jakon is a delight, and because it never achieved the Top 40 radio ubiquity of later albums, it sounds fresh and distinct."
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Cat Stevens
Tea for the Tillerman

  (Item #: steveteafo_1806_1) 

Our Price: $399.99

  • This outstanding Island import copy of TFTT - The Pinnacle of British Folk Rock from 1970 - earned very strong Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides and played pretty darn quiet too!
  • The emotional power of the songs is communicated completely - we can assure you the experience will be like playing the album for the first time
  • This pressing is ALIVE with musical energy and Tubey Magical Analog sound the likes of which you may never have experienced
  • 5 Stars on Allmusic, a stunning Demo Disc, and a permanent member of the Better Records Top 100
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Rod Stewart
Gasoline Alley

  (Item #: stewagasol_1802_1805) 

Our Price: $249.99

  • Excellent Double Plus (A++) sound from start to finish and only the second copy to ever hit the site
  • Both sides here are super rich, smooth and Tubey Magical yet still pretty clean, clear and spacious
  • About as quiet as the come -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus - it is the very rare copy that will play this well
  • 5 Stars: "... it's a wild, careening sound that is positively joyous with its abandon."
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Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills

  (Item #: stillsteph_1801) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • An excellent sounding copy with Double Plus (A++) sound from the first note to the last
  • The sound is HUGE, lively, rich and tubey, with unusually high resolution for the big choruses on side one
  • Love the One You're With and Sit Yourself Down are to die for, but there's really not a bad track on the album
  • A triumph of engineering for Bill Halverson and Andy Johns - this and Deja Vu are both landmarks of Big Production Rock
  • 4 1/2 stars in the AMG: "Listening to this album three decades on, it's still a jaw-dropping experience, the musical equal to Crosby, Stills & Nash or Déjà Vu, and only a shade less important than either of them."
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Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills

  (Item #: stillsteph_1802) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • A Stephen Stills classic, this pressing boasts Hot Stamper sound and relatively quiet vinyl on both sides
  • This is Stills' masterpiece and, when all the elements are working together on a good pressing, the music sounds amazing
  • A triumph of engineering for Bill Halverson and Andy Johns - this and Deja Vu are both landmarks of Big Production Rock
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Listening to this album three decades on, it's still a jaw-dropping experience, the musical equal to Crosby, Stills & Nash or Déjà Vu, and only a shade less important than either of them."
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Stephen Stills
Stephen Stills

  (Item #: stillsteph_1805) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • With two Triple Plus (A+++) shootout winning sides, this copy of Still's amazing debut is as good as it gets
  • Love the One You're With and Sit Yourself Down are to die for, but there's really not a bad track on the album
  • A triumph of engineering for Bill Halverson and Andy Johns - this and Deja Vu are the very definition of Big Production Rock
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Listening to this album three decades on, it's still a jaw-dropping experience, the musical equal to Crosby, Stills & Nash or Déjà Vu, and only a shade less important than either of them."
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James Taylor
Sweet Baby James

  (Item #: taylosweet_1804) 

Our Price: $99.99

  • This JT classic earned very good Hot Stamper grades on both sides - fairly quiet vinyl too
  • The best of these early WB Green Label pressings give you big drums, lots of energy, and real presence to JT's vocals
  • This is the album that single-handedly started the "entire singer/songwriter movement of the early '70s."
  • AMG 5 stars, a Rock & Pop Top 100 title, and a Masterpiece incorporating folk, country, gospel, and blues
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Ten Years After
Cricklewood Green

  (Item #: tenyecrick_1805_) 

Our Price: $349.99

  • This original Deram UK LP boasts killer Triple Plus (A+++) Heavy British Rock sound from first note to last - quiet vinyl too
  • It's rich and smooth with an impressive bottom end, qualities that bring out the best in this bluesy music
  • "Me and My Baby" sounds particularly good here, like it was recorded live in the studio (which it probably was)
  • 4 1/2 stars: "Cricklewood Green provides the best example of Ten Years After's recorded sound. ...the band and engineer Andy Johns mix studio tricks and sound effects, blues-based song structures, a driving rhythm section, and Alvin Lee's signature lightning-fast guitar licks into a unified album that flows nicely from start to finish."
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Traffic
John Barleycorn Must Die

  (Item #: traffjohnb_1711_1) 

Our Price: $79.99

  • You'll find very good Hot Stamper grades on both sides of this Traffic classic
  • Arguably their best album in our opinion, certainly the most groundbreaking, original and involving
  • "...the band sounds utterly grounded. As the grooves percolate effortlessly along, it becomes clear that unity, not any technical skill, is what makes the music levitate."
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Traffic
John Barleycorn Must Die

  (Item #: traffjohnb_1804_1806) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • An outstanding copy of this Traffic Classic with solid Double Plus (A++) sound or BETTER from first note to last
  • Both sides have the vintage analog sound we love - rich and smooth, with plenty of Tubey Magic and studio space
  • Unusually quiet vinyl for a copy of this album - Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus - they don't come quieter
  • Arguably their best album, certainly their most groundbreaking, original and involving - Low Spark would rank a close second
  • "...the band sounds utterly grounded. As the grooves percolate effortlessly along, it becomes clear that unity, not any technical skill, is what makes the music levitate."
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Stanley Turrentine
Sugar

  (Item #: turresugar_1801) 

Our Price: $169.99

  • With nearly Triple Plus (A++ to A+++) sound, or close to it, on both sides, this copy is rich, musical and enjoyable
  • A dynamic and energetic recording by Rudy Van Gelder that really jumps on a copy like this
  • With top talent like Freddie Hubbard and George Benson, you will have a hard time finding a funkier Soul Jazz record
  • AMG raves: " If jazz fans are interested in Turrentine beyond the Blue Note period — and they should be — this is a heck of a place to listen for satisfaction."
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Dionne Warwick
Very Dionne

  (Item #: warwiveryd_1802) 

Our Price: $139.99

  • A wonderful sounding pressing, with excellent Double Plus (A++) sound or close to it from first note to last
  • This copy is doing most everything right - it's big and open yet still rich and tubey with good vocal presence and a huge bottom end
  • Play this one for your audiophile friends who own and respect the recordings of Dianna Krall, Patricia Barber and the like - they are in for quite a shock
  • Incredibly quiet vinyl, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus on both sides - you won't find one quieter
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The Who
Live At Leeds

  (Item #: who__livea_1711_1806) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • A hard-rockin' copy - this British Track pressing boasts huge and powerful Double Plus (A++) sound on both sides
  • The recording is huge and lively with startling dynamics and in-the-room-presence like nothing you've heard
  • The drums are so solid, punchy and present they put to shame 99 out of 100 rock records you've ever played
  • 5 stars in Allmusic - a Rolling Stone readers' poll in 2012 ranked it the best live album of all time!
  • Cited as the best live rock recording of all time by The Daily Telegraph, The Independent, the BBC Q magazine, and Rolling Stone. In 2003, it was ranked number 170 on Rolling Stone's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time.
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Yes
Time And A Word

  (Item #: yes__timea_1805) 

Our Price: $549.99

  • Insanely good Triple Plus (A+++) sound from start to finish and one of the best copies to ever hit the site!
  • This original Plum and Orange Label is doing it all -- super big and rich yet still clean, clear and open with excellent bass and tons of Tubey Magic
  • About as quiet as we can find them -- Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus on both sides
  • If you've ever heard one of our Yes Album Hot Stampers, you'll know what to expect here -- Demo Disc sound throughout
  • "If Yes‘ debut was a prelude to their glory years as a band, Time and a Word sees them making a bold first step into the realm of prospective greatness."
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Yes
Time And A Word

  (Item #: yes__timea_1806) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • You'll find very good Hot Stamper sound or BETTER on both sides of this UK copy of Time And A Word
  • These import pressings are the only way to go for the first two Yes albums - the domestic pressings are made from dubs and sound like it
  • If you've ever heard one of our Yes Album Hot Stampers, you'll know what to expect here - sweet, clear sound throughout
  • "If Yes‘ debut was a prelude to their glory years as a band, Time and a Word sees them making a bold first step into the realm of prospective greatness."
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Yes
The Yes Album

  (Item #: yes__yesal_1802_1) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • You'll find very good Hot Stamper sound and relatively quiet vinyl on both sides of this Yes masterpiece
  • With EDDIE OFFORD at the board and an outstanding collection of songs, this album is a sonic and musical gem
  • A Top 100 Album and the band's best sounding record if you ask us (although Fragile can sound amazing too)
  • "Organist Tony Kaye, guitarist Steve Howe and bass player Chris Squire play as though of one mind, complementing each other's work as a knowledgeable band should."
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Yes
The Yes Album

  (Item #: yes__yesal_1804_1) 

Our Price: $199.99

  • An outstanding copy with solid Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides - the sound is huge and powerful
  • Plenty of Prog Rock Power is on display here - Eddie Offord's engineering is Hard To Fault throughout
  • A Top 100 Album and the band's best sounding record - quiet too, Mint Minus to Mint Minus Minus
  • "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."
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Neil Young
After The Gold Rush

  (Item #: youngafter_1804_2) 

Our Price: $179.99

  • A superb pressing, earning Double Plus (A++) grades on both sides - guaranteed killer sound from first note to last
  • This is the embodiment of the Classic Rock sound we love - rich, full-bodied, warm, punchy, dynamic and clear
  • 5 Stars in Allmusic, Top 100, 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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Frank Zappa
Weasels Ripped My Flesh

  (Item #: zappawease_1710_1806) 

Our Price: $149.99

  • This lively Zappa pressing boasts two excellent Double Plus (A++) sides - one of the better copies we played in our recent shootout!
  • All Analog Tubey Magical sound from 1970, with a spacious, three-dimensional soundstage and a big bottom end
  • Clear, high-rez sound, crucial to making sense of this complex music - fairly quiet vinyl too
  • "Zappa's anything-goes approach and the distance between his extremes are what make Weasels Ripped My Flesh ultimately invigorating."
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White Hot Stamper

Frank Zappa
Weasels Ripped My Flesh

  (Item #: zappawease_1804_1806) 

Our Price: $299.99

  • One of the best copies to ever hit the site, with Shootout Winning Triple Plus (A+++) sound on both sides
  • All Analog Tubey Magical sound from 1970, with a spacious, three-dimensional soundstage and a big bottom end
  • Clear, high-rez sound, crucial to making sense of this complex music - fairly quiet vinyl too
  • "Zappa's anything-goes approach and the distance between his extremes are what make Weasels Ripped My Flesh ultimately invigorating" - All Music
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