Saturday, February 18, 2017

Christopher Kearney


By request, here's a re-re-up of my vinyl rip of Canadian Chris Kearney's debut.

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Thursday, February 16, 2017

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

The Sounds of Sunshine


Let a little sunshine in. BTW, if anyone has Sounds of Sunshine's "Best Years of Our Lives" album, please share.

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Saturday, February 11, 2017

L'Avventura


And what happened to us
Is what happens to everyone
Sooner or later
And later is sooner than we think


All of the free monthly downloads that Bandcamp allows got used up in the very first day. Please consider purchasing. Thanks.

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Friday, February 10, 2017

Thursday, February 9, 2017

Songs for a Blue Girl


Nothing goes right
Never has, never will
Won't ever be happy
Can't feel the thrill
Nothing will change her
Lord knows I've tried
Used my best jokes
And she merely sighed

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Snow Day





What Astrid and I did on her snow day.

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Monday, February 6, 2017

Lambert & Nuttycombe


Here's a re-up of this gentle '70s-era West Coast folk-rock record.

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Wish List


Ol' Mondo is up to the 700,000-visitor mark, and with so many folks coming here, certainly at least one of you has one of these. I've shared a ton of music with you, filled requests, and re-upped records; now's your chance to return the favor. If you've got one of these bad boys (or anything else along these lines you'd like to share), please put a link in the comments.






Terry Baxter: "Feelin' Groovy"









Sunday, February 5, 2017

Swingin' Sounds for Secret Agents


I want to thank the one (!) person who actually donated to the Bandcamp/ACLU campaign from this site. Not a lot, considering how many page visits I get on a daily basis. I did receive some unsupportive messages (including one guy who accused me of me ranting and being mentally unstable), and that's disheartening considering that the ACLU is there for anyone whose civil rights are being violated. The air is thick now with disinformation, lunacy and hatred. Music can help clear some of that air, and for those who think it shouldn't, perhaps they should listen to some early Dylan records. If the spirit still moves you, please consider donating directly to the ACLU.

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Friday, February 3, 2017

Bandcamp and ACLU



Today (Feb. 3), Bandcamp is donating 100% of its proceeds from purchases made on its site to benefit the ACLU, which is working to oppose Trump's ban on immigrants and refugees from seven Middle Eastern countries from entering the U.S. If you would like to contribute, and get some music in return for your efforts, you can visit my page by clicking the link below. You can choose from any or all of my albums. Read more about what Bandcamp is doing here. Peace!

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Monday, January 30, 2017

The Top-40 Song Book


Another obscuro, this one featuring intros of "tunes made famous by the Beatles" et al., set to some stellar David Axelrod arrangements. Sorry about the snaps, crackles and pops (the vinyl had someone's greasy fingerprints all over it), although I think it adds a certain period charm. BTW, for those of you who barrage me with requests for re-ups and whatnot: This is not a store and I am not the customer service department. If you want something, why not also make a contribution?

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Thursday, January 26, 2017

P.K. and the Sound Explosion


Here's a pretty decent Pickwick knockoff, featuring soundalike band P.K. and the Sound Explosion, who released other records performing songs by the Beach Boys, Paul McCartney, Rod Stewart, and the disco collection I posted below. Is it me, or does the woman who sings on the final track sound like Phoebe Snow? BTW, if you have any P.K., please feel free to share them.

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

P.K. and the Sound Explosion


Here's a record that's got to be the very essence of exploito: a bunch of studio hacks knocking out disco versions of the hits of the day.

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Rusty Kerhsaw


Strange and funky record from strange and funky Neil Young brah. For more, check out "On the Beach," my personal fav NY album.

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Monday, January 23, 2017

Zachariah


While we're on an ABC/Dunhill/Probe tip, here's a cool and funky OST.

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Sunday, January 22, 2017

Just a Taste


With its weirdly erotic cover, this rare-as-heck Dunhill comp shows off the label's wildly eclectic roster at the time (Alice Coltraine, Genesis, Van Der Graff, Jimmy Witherspoon). No wonder they went out of business.

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Friday, January 20, 2017

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Green Lyte Sunday


This soft-rock outfit from Dayton with Cyrkle connections managed to land on RCA, releasing this here record before fading into obscurity.

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Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Jazz Set


I'm back with a new burner. Hopefully this one will last a little longer than the last (which wasn't that long). Thanks to those that contributed!

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Monday, January 16, 2017

Easy Listening Moods


Something from the A&M roster for you. BTW, my outboard CD burner (which allows me to make these rips for you) has gone haywire and I need to get a new one. You could help me out by making a donation (hint: click the DONATE button on the right). Or better yet, buy my new album HERE for $5, and you'll get something for your money. Burners cost around $30, so if just a few of you contribute I could get one right quick. Thanks.

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Saturday, January 14, 2017

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Brutalismo


Twelve instros in a brutal time.


BTW, it looks like some of you have been busy downloading this, so much so that I've exceeded this month's free-download allotment, and now Bandcamp has kicked my stuff into automatic pay mode. So if you want to play, you got to pay. For five bucks, you could do worse.

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Monday, January 9, 2017

Friday, December 30, 2016

Frank Kinsel - Request


I've been looking for this record for a long time, and I'm hoping someone has it and would be willing to share it. I've seen it on Soulseek (files locked, natch), so I know it's out there. C'mon folks - I share a lot and I get hit with requests for re-ups all the time. Now's your turn to give back.

Wednesday, December 28, 2016

The Electric Indian


A funky exploito set put together by Len Barry (and featuring Vince Montana on vibes and Daryl Hall on keyboards), this is actually a pretty decent, well-recorded record.

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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Monday, December 26, 2016

Past Imperfect


It's been this way
For more than 60 years
And it's highly likely
That it will always be
So I'm putting a stop
To this pointless charade
I'm telling you
That you are dead to me


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Sunday, December 18, 2016

Viva!


Here's yet another Capitol Stereo Showcase compilation, sent by fellow blogger Heidi, who said she thought of me when she spotted it at a local thrift store. Sharity lives!

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Saturday, December 17, 2016

Time to Get It Together


And the hits keep a-comin'. Sort of.

Update: Check the comments for some nice shares from October Country.

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