Tuesday, March 20, 2018

Dick Holler

A kind of folk-rock record from the dude who wrote "Abraham, Martin and John" and "Snoopy vs. The Red Baron."

Monday, March 12, 2018

Somethin' Stupid

With thanks to One Bite, this little exploito comp goes out to Timmy.


Sunday, March 11, 2018

A Few Requests

Looking for anything in the Ensemble Petit series.

Would anyone have rips of these they'd be willing to share? If so, please put you link in the comments. And for those of you who hit me up for re-ups, you might get what you want if you contribute.

Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Sun Child

Couldn't find out much about this one. It came out in '74 and it sounds like nothing else. Give it a spin.


Wednesday, February 28, 2018

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Universal Jones

A mish-mosh of soul, jazz and funk featuring Gene McDaniels. There would be no Volume 2.


Friday, February 23, 2018

Terry Baxter

Thanks to contributor Joe, here's "Feelin' Groovy." Again, links are vanishing pretty quick ... download while you can.


Wednesday, February 14, 2018


Here's a pretty rare one on George Harrison's Dark Horse label, featuring Ringo on one track. BTW, I continue to get lots of request for re-ups (just yesterday some person hit me up about 20 different times with "Can you reupload this?" ... hey chill, dude). Yep, it's clear someone is taking down links. But unless you want to contribute (there's that "donate" button, geddit?), I'm not motivated to replace links for the umpteenth time.


Friday, February 9, 2018

US Radio Band

Rounding out a week of unsung non-heroes of the '70s, here's the US Radio Band.


Thursday, February 8, 2018


Yet another sweet one-off, this one produced by Fame Records' Rick Hall, who praises to the skies in the liners. So what happened?


Wednesday, February 7, 2018

Sweet Lightnin'

On the heels of yesterday's post, here's yet another '70s band that had their moment before obscurity beckoned.


Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Danny Green

Just one of a slew of artists signed by the majors in the '70s that made just one record, and then ...


Saturday, February 3, 2018

The Music of Julius Wechter

Another rare one, this a showcase of tunes from the leader of the Baja Marimba Band. BTW, I've noticed that many of my older zippy links are dead. The only reason I can figure is that someone has performed a hit job on this site. That's too bad, because everyone loses. For those you clamoring for re-ups, possibly the only thing that would motivate me to do that would be for you to click on the yellow "donate" button over there on the upper right.


Thursday, February 1, 2018

Judy Singh

Here's a real rare one - so rare that it fetches upward of $1,000 in collector circles. The thing is, it is pretty great; Canadian Judy has a very sweet and soulful way with a tune. If anyone has "Make Someone Happy," the record she made with Tommy Banks, please post a link in the comments.


Nancy Nevins

Former Sweetwater singer makes a soulful solo statement.


Saturday, January 20, 2018

The Decline of Spengler

In the last few weeks I've lost two dear friends, one to cancer, the other to something I do not yet know. And on Wednesday, my mother-in-law passed. My heart is broken. In a fragile state came these songs. These are for you Dann and Joe and Maxine. Missing you.


Monday, January 15, 2018

The Realistics

Here's "Today's Greatest Hits," a nifty collection of soundalike songs performed by ... who knows? UPDATE: Thanks to Doyscoy, the tracks are now properly broken up.


Saturday, January 13, 2018

Monday, January 1, 2018

Jimmy Caravan

Funky little jazz set from the Tower label to get your New Year's Day started. Peace, all.


Thursday, December 28, 2017

The Mellow Moods of Eliot Wilder

Sorry about the lack of posts. For the past six weeks I've been laid low with an exceedingly painful neurological illness. At any rate, here is a collection of some of my quieter songs. Only available here.


Friday, December 15, 2017

Cymbal and Clinger

I just read a wonderful article on the Clinger Sisters in the latest issue of Ugly Things, so I thought I'd post this cool record, which features the late, great Peggy.


Sunday, December 3, 2017

Bobby Sherman

Ol' Mondo has been feeling extremely under the weather for the last few weeks, hence the lack of posts. Here's something kinda cheery.


Friday, November 24, 2017

Born to It

As always, when you purchase one of my albums on Bandcamp - for any amount - you're aiding me when I go on one of my crate-digging expeditions for Mondo. Contribute!