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Image for Pumps ‘n Jazz: A History of American Jazz and Barnes Pumps [Jazz, Vinyl Record]

Pumps ‘n Jazz: A History of American Jazz and Barnes Pumps [Jazz, Vinyl Record]

By: Barnes Manufacturing Co.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Mansfield, OH/Oakland, CA, Barnes Manufacturing Co.: 1962

Seller ID: 2735

Condition: Very Good


Vinyl 7-inch record, 45 rpm, in original card sleeve. Light corner wear to the sleeve with some rubbing on the rear panel; the disc is very good with some faint scratches and great sound. “Whatever your water transfer needs, you will find a Barnes product to handle the job…” A scarce, and unusual promotional record that demonstrates how “the development of Barnes pumps closely parallels the history of American jazz.” “Back in 1895, Barnes began making hand... View more info

Image for The Wonder of Water: A tribute to the water systems professionals of America [Pumps, Country, Vinyl Record]

The Wonder of Water: A tribute to the water systems professionals of America [Pumps, Country, Vinyl Record]

By: Goulds Pumps, Inc.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Seneca Falls, NY, Goulds Pumps, Inc.: 1978

Seller ID: 2736

Condition: Very Good


Vinyl 7-inch record, 33 1/3 rpm, in original card sleeve and paper inner sleeve. Light corner wear and some light creases to the outer sleeve with splitting along the bottom edge (with some old tape repairs) and closed edge; the disc is very good with some very faint scratches and great sound. Side A and B are the same song, a country ballad by an unattributed artist about water and those who bring it up: “Your wallet might get thin, but your body is whole, you might... View more info

Image for Tennessee Ernie Ford sings the Green Giant’s (and everybody’s) favorite folk songs [Jolly Green Giant, Vinyl Record]

Tennessee Ernie Ford sings the Green Giant’s (and everybody’s) favorite folk songs [Jolly Green Giant, Vinyl Record]

By: Green Giant Co.; Tennessee Ernie Ford

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Le Sueur, MN, Green Giant Co.: 1963

Seller ID: 3737

Condition: Very Good


Vinyl 7-inch record, 33 1/3 rpm, in the original full-color sleeve and original mailer. The sleeve is very good with only faints signs of wear; the mailer has light edge and corner wear, uneven yellowing, and an old tape repair on the back; and the record is very good with only faint scratches and excellent sound. Side A opens with a spoken-word story that leads into Ford’s renditions of “Down in the Valley,” and a medley of “The More We Get Together/Dear Evali... View more info

Image for Earnest Hemingway Reading: The Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, Second Poem to Mary, In Harry's Bar in Venice, The Fifth Column, Work in Progress, Saturday Night at the Whorehouse in Billings, Montana [Vinyl LP Record]

Earnest Hemingway Reading: The Nobel Prize Acceptance Speech, Second Poem to Mary, In Harry's Bar in Venice, The Fifth Column, Work in Progress, Saturday Night at the Whorehouse in Billings, Montana [Vinyl LP Record]

By: Hemingway, Ernest

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New York, Caedmon Records, Inc.: 1965

Seller ID: 2627

Condition: Very Good


TC 1185. Vinyl LP record in gatefold sleeve. LP is very good with only faint scratches; sleeve has minor yellowing, scuffs and corner wear. Sleeve includes notes on each of the tracks. Recorded at Finca Vigia, San Francisco de Paula, Cuba, from 1948 to 1961. The recordings vary in quality, but offer a unique window into Hemingway’s cadence and emotion as a writer. View more info

Image for Is Freedom Academic? KPFA – Pacifica Radio Presents a Documentary of the FREE Speech Movement at the University of California at Berkeley – Fall 1964 [Berkeley Free Speech Movement]  LP Vinyl Record

Is Freedom Academic? KPFA – Pacifica Radio Presents a Documentary of the FREE Speech Movement at the University of California at Berkeley – Fall 1964 [Berkeley Free Speech Movement] LP Vinyl Record

By: Keech, Scott; Al Silbowitz, et al.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Berkeley, KPFA-Pacifica Foundation: 1964

Seller ID: 1570

Condition: Very Good


Berkeley: KPFA-Pacifica Foundation, 1964 Very Good Vinyl LP in original sleeve, 33 1/3 The sleeve has light wear, a couple of small stains, and a couple of splits on the edges The record is near fine with only the faintest signs of handling A documentary-style presentation about Berkeley’s Free Speech Movement that began on 17 September, 1964, when student political organizations were prohibited from setting up tables to solicit funds or advocate off-campus politi... View more info

Image for The Sound of Dissent [Vinyl LP Record, Anti-War Movement]

The Sound of Dissent [Vinyl LP Record, Anti-War Movement]

By: McMahon, Jack, producer; Martin Luther King, Jr.; Stokeley Carmichael, George Wallace, Al Capp, et al.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Chicago, Mercury Record Productions, Inc.: [1969]

Seller ID: 2628

Condition: Very Good


SR 61203. Vinyl LP record in original sleeve. Record has very light scratches, audio is good; the sleeve has light corner and edge wear, overall rubbing, and a remainder punch in the lower right corner. A funky mix of music and the voices of dissent – a sound collage of the 1960s anti-war movement. Backed by the guitar and drum music of Dan Armstrong and Donald McDonald, there are 11 tracks, including: Intro - 3 Parts (with the voices or Adam Clayton Powell, Eartha... View more info

Image for You Are the Jury: Case of the Invisible Car and Case of the Busy Intersection [LP Vinyl Record] [Traffic Court]

You Are the Jury: Case of the Invisible Car and Case of the Busy Intersection [LP Vinyl Record] [Traffic Court]

By: Michigan State University

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Michigan State University Highway Traffic Safety Center:

Seller ID: 2626

Condition: Very Good


You Are the Jury Series, not dated but this series was aired on MSU’s radio station from the late-1950s through the early ‘60s. Vinyl LP in plain black sleeve, includes a “Go to Traffic Court as a Visitor, Not as a Violator” questionnaire from the American Bar Association. The record has light scratches, and you can hear some light crackling during play. The gatefold brochure has light wear and a large corner crease on the lower left. Includes two cases from ... View more info

Image for For the All American Boy and Girl: The Declaration of Independence, Narrated by Ronald Reagan, Governor of California [Vinyl Record]

For the All American Boy and Girl: The Declaration of Independence, Narrated by Ronald Reagan, Governor of California [Vinyl Record]

By: Reagan, Ronald

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, The Wagner Company:

Seller ID: 2625

Condition: Very Good


Not dated (sometime between 1967 and 1975, but probably early in his first term as Governor of California). Vinyl 7-inch record, 33 1/3 rpm, in card sleeve. Reciord is very good with light scratches, good audio. Sleeve has light rubbing, corner wear and creases, with yellowed stains her and there. The “Governor of California” label under Reagan’s name is intact. A short history of the founding of America, the Declaration of Independence, and America’s first f... View more info

Image for Our Faces, Our Words: Read by Lillian Smith [Vinyl LP Record]

Our Faces, Our Words: Read by Lillian Smith [Vinyl LP Record]

By: Smith, Lillian

Price: $25.00

Publisher: New Rochelle, NY, Spoken Arts, Inc.: not dated (c. 1964)

Seller ID: 2637

Condition: Very Good


SA 916, from the Spoken Arts series presented by Arthur Luce Klein. Vinyl LP record in original sleeve. Record is very good with some light scuffs and scratches, primarily during the first minute of each side. Overall, sound is very good. The sleeve is very good with light wear, and some chipping to the upper right corner of the back side. Lillian Eugenia Smith (1897 – 1966) was a writer and social critic of the Southern United States, known most prominently for h... View more info