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Image for Folkways: A Magazine of International Folklore, Issue 3, 1961

Folkways: A Magazine of International Folklore, Issue 3, 1961

By: Abrams, Howard; Marie Joynt, eds.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, University of Michigan Folklore Society: 1961

Seller ID: 1441

Condition: Good


Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Folklore Society, 1961. Good. Abrams, Howard; Marie Joynt, eds. Folkways: A Magazine of International Folklore, Issue 3, 1961. Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Folklore Society, 1961. Staple-bound wraps, 14.1 by 21.5 cm, 42 pp., illus. Light yellowing and edge wear to the covers and a large stain on the front cover and first page. Scarce third issue of Folkways, which focuses heavily on international folk music, including lyrics, discographies, cultural history, etc. (eph) View more info

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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-pumps. Neither pumps nor music were very jazzy in those days,” relates the record, while an evolving soundtrack, arranged ... View more info

SIGNED Photograph of Billy Bragg - Singer/Musician and Left-Wing Activist

By: Billy Bragg

Price: $40.00

Publisher: 2010

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 467

Condition: Fine


2010 Loose_leaf Fine 2010 Loose_leaf Fine [Music, PUNK!, Leftist] SIGNED Photograph of Billy Bragg A striking black and white image of musician/singer Billy Bragg, boldly SIGNED in 2010 Glossy print on Fuji archival paper, 8 by 11 7/8-inches Fine Hard-edged folk singer and left-wing activist, Bragg has over three decades of solo work under his belt, as well as releases with Wilco, The Blokes, Less Than Jake, and Natalie Merchant (os) View more info

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Interlochen: A Home for the Arts [Michigan]

By: Boal, Dean

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press: 1998

Edition: first edition, first printing

Seller ID: 3320

Condition: Near Fine


Hardcover with dust jacket, 15.5 by 23.5 cm, x 219 pp. plus 16 pages of black and white photos. Near fine with only faint signs of shelf wear. From the publisher: “Tucked away in the northern woods of Michigan is the Interlochen Center for the Arts. Conceived as a summer camp for talented high school musicians, Interlochen now ranks as one of the world's most renowned schools for the arts. Dean Boal, president of Interlochen from 1989 to 1995, presents a richly detailed and never-before-told story of this home for the arts. This thoroughly researched presentation offers an in-depth view o... View more info

Image for National Anthem of the Soviet Union / National Anthems of the Union Republics [USSR, Vinyl Record]

National Anthem of the Soviet Union / National Anthems of the Union Republics [USSR, Vinyl Record]

By: Brass Band of the USSR Ministry of Defense

Price: $20.00

Publisher: “Made in USSR”, Melodiya USSR Records Firm: not dated

Seller ID: 3347

Condition: Very Good


Catalog no. C 01655-6. Twelve-inch vinyl LP in original sleeve. The disc is near fine with only a faint scratch on the first two songs on side “A” which is not audible on my turntable. The sleeve is good with wear to the edges and corners, and an old wax crayon mark on the front cover that reads “Import.” Includes the original plastic inner sleeve. Performed by the Brass Band of the USSR Ministry of Defense, conducted by N. Nazarov, N. Sergeyev, A. Khachaturyan, and Niyazi. This LP is all orchestral, no singing. Includes the national anthem of the Soviet Union, as well as the Ru... View more info

Image for Masques et Danses de L’Afrique Noire Francophone / Masks and Dances of French-Speaking Black Africa: A Manual of English-French Scripts with Color Slides

Masques et Danses de L’Afrique Noire Francophone / Masks and Dances of French-Speaking Black Africa: A Manual of English-French Scripts with Color Slides

By: Bruno, Mya; James McClafferty, ed.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: East Lansing, MI, Humanities Teaching Institute, Michigan State University: 1972

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 3164

Condition: Very Good


Wraps, 21.3 by 27.3 cm, six sections, each printed on different color paper and independently paginated: xvi; 37; 46; 47; 46; 29 pp. Light wear to the wraps and corners and a few small tears on the spine. A program of the Humanities Teaching Institute, the sections include background information, themes of Black African art (to accompany a slide show), an introduction to symbolism in tribal art of West Africa, music and dances (to accompany a slide show), Black arts and sculpture (to accompany a slide show), and an extensive bibliography. View more info

Image for Freedom in the Air: A Documentary on Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962 [Civil Rights, SNCC, Vinyl Record]

Freedom in the Air: A Documentary on Albany, Georgia, 1961-1962 [Civil Rights, SNCC, Vinyl Record]

By: Carawan, Guy; Alan Lomax, producers; Rev. Ben Gay [Student Non-Violent Coordination Committee]

Price: $40.00

Publisher: Atlanta, GA, Student Non-Violent Coordination Committee: 1962

Seller ID: 3351

Condition: Very Good


Catalog no. SNCC-101. Vinyl LP in original sleeve and inner sleeve. The disc is very good with a couple of quick pops here and there; the sleeve is good with splitting on the left edge, light edge wear, and a sticker ghost near the upper right corner of the cover image. A stirring and vivid documentary of the Albany Movement produced by SNCC. From the back of the sleeve: “In FREEDOM IN THE AIR the people of Albany, Georgia struggling to desegregate their community sing and speak their sentiments in an unusual document. The songs indicate how the old and the new generations have articula... View more info

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A Catskill Songbook.

By: Cazden, Norman; Abner Graboff, illus.

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Fleischmanns, NY, Purple Mountain Press: 1978

Seller ID: 2129

Condition: Good +


Fleischmanns, NY: Purple Mountain Press, 1978. Good +. Wraps, 20 by 27.5 cm, iv 127 pp., illus. Light ware to the wraps and corners with a small tear on the front cover near the foot of the spine; foxing to the edges of the textblock and light sticker ghosts on the front and back covers. No names, writing or other marks. Traditional music of the Catskill Mountains arranged by Cazden for piano and guitar. We ship our books in boxes or cardboard wraps, never in bags. Bay Leaf Books (Member ABAA, ILAB, IOBA) is dedicated to offering fine books for discriminating readers. View more info

Image for The Wild Angels Vol. II: More music composed for the Original Sound Track of the American International Picture (LP Record)

The Wild Angels Vol. II: More music composed for the Original Sound Track of the American International Picture (LP Record)

By: Curb, Mike; David Allan and the Arrows

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Hollywood, Capitol Records, Inc.: [1967]

Seller ID: 2347

Condition: Very Good


T 5056. Vinyl LP record in original sleeve. The vinyl is very good with only minor scratches – the audio sounds good. The sleeve is good with light wear, a scribbled-out name on the back cover, a remainder punch in the upper right corner, and some glue residue in the same corner. Despite 1953s The Wild Ones, Roger Corman’s 1966 The Wild Angels was the spark that ignited a rash of biker films—both good and bad—and altered Peter Fonda’s career from the straight leading man to counter-culture icon. Cashing in on the hit, Vol. II includes two vocal tracks, instrumentals from the film... View more info

Image for Africa Witchcraft & Ritual Music: Recorded in Kenya and Tanzania by David Fanshawe (LP Record)

Africa Witchcraft & Ritual Music: Recorded in Kenya and Tanzania by David Fanshawe (LP Record)

By: Fanshawe, David

Price: $15.00

Publisher: New York, Nonesuch Records: 1975

Seller ID: 2349

Condition: Very Good


H-72066. Vinyl LP record in original sleeve. Very good vinyl with only a few minor, shallow scratches; in a near fine sleeve. “In this recording, [David Fanshawe has] tried to capture the spirit of a musical heritage now nearly extinct. The music on this album comes from a part of East Africa whose musical traditions remain largely unknown to the rest of the world. Particularly fascinating is the manner in which music and medicine are combined in the indigenous practice of witchcraft; music takes on the power of medicine, and medicine becomes associated with the healing sound of drums, in... 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 owe the bank, but you own your soul. America needs you, there’s a good reason why, you’re bringin’ her something that ... 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 Evalina/Keep on the Sunny Side of Life/How Many Biscuits Can We Eat/For He’s a Jolly Green Giant.” The B side features the st... View more info

Image for The Final Comedown: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Movie Soundtrack, Vinyl Record]

The Final Comedown: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack [Movie Soundtrack, Vinyl Record]

By: Green, Grant; Wade Marcus.

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Los Angeles, United Artists Records, Inc.: 1972

Seller ID: 3349

Condition: Near Fine


Catalog no. BST-84415. Twelve-inch vinyl LP in original sleeve. The disc is near fine with awesome sound; the sleeve is very good with light rubbing and corner wear. Includes the original Blue Note catalog inner sleeve. Not only a surprisingly good soundtrack but a hoppin’ one! On the first track, you may wonder “why does it sound like a collegiate-level marching band doing music for a porno?” But then the funk kicks in and tympanist gets a little crazy, and it sounds great! It’s no wonder that Grant Green is now considered a jazz guitar genius and why Blue Note chose this album ... View more info

Image for John Cage, A Collection of his Works from Edition Peters with Three Pieces of John Cage Sheet Music: She is Asleep, Suite for Toy Piano, and Three Pieces for Flute Duet [6746, 6758, 6761]

John Cage, A Collection of his Works from Edition Peters with Three Pieces of John Cage Sheet Music: She is Asleep, Suite for Toy Piano, and Three Pieces for Flute Duet [6746, 6758, 6761]

By: John Cage

Price: $65.00

Publisher: New York, Henmar Press Inc.:

Seller ID: 2496

Condition: Very Good


John Cage, A Collection of his Works from Edition Peters with Three Pieces of John Cage Sheet Music: She is Asleep, Suite for Toy Piano, and Three Pieces for Flute Duet A small collection of Cage sheet music, all of which are quite scarce. Includes: Edition Peters No. 6746: She is Asleep. New York: Henmar Press Inc., 1960. Staple-bound card wraps, 20.2 by 29 cm, 6 pp. Very good with only minor wear to the wraps. A reproduction of Cage’s holograph manuscript. Edition Peters No. 6758: Suite for Toy Piano. New York: Henmar Press Inc., 1960 (later printing). Staple-bound card wraps, 21... View more info

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[Lou Reed] Capitol Theatre Promo Brochure for Lou Reed and Ian Dury

By: John Scher

Price: $15.00

Publisher: Passaic, NJ, Capitol Theatre: 1978

Seller ID: 2243

Condition: Poor


[Lou Reed] Capitol Theatre Promo Brochure for Lou Reed and Ian Dury. Passaic, NJ: Capitol Theatre, 1978. Staple-bound self-wraps, 14 by 21.5 cm, [8] pp., illus. Poor with creases from being folded in sixths; 12 mm tear at the spine and uneven yellowing on the last page. “John Scher presents at the Capitol Theatre April 22, 1978, Lou Reed – Ian Dury and the Blockheads.” Includes a full page Reed “poster,” half-page photos of Reed and Dury with short bios, and ad for their new albums. Despite the condition, this is a very scare Lou Reed item. View more info

Image for Current Audio Magazine Vol. 1 No. 1 - Vinyl LP

Current Audio Magazine Vol. 1 No. 1 - Vinyl LP

By: Kamen, Jeff, ed., Mick Jagger, Ed Sanders, Robert Klein, Ted Kennedy, Angela Davis, The Monty Python Flying Circus, Elvis Presley

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New York, Current Audio, Inc.: 1972

Edition: First edition

Seller ID: 877

Condition: Very Good +


New York: Current Audio, Inc., 1972. First edition. Very Good +. New York: Current Audio, Inc., 1972. First edition. Very Good +. Kamen, Jeff, ed. Current Audio Magazine Vol. 1 No. 1. New York: Current Audio, Inc., August-September 1972. LP, black vinyl with original inner sleeve, gatefold outer sleeve and gatefold insert. Record and insert are near fine, the outer sleeve has light rubbing on the edges and corners and some peeling on the spine edge. The first, and apparently only issue of Current, features a mix of politics, musicians, comedy, and sex. The track list includes: “M... View more info

Image for Dada/Surrealism: Orchestral Music by French Composers from 1917 to 1938 - Vinyl LP Record

Dada/Surrealism: Orchestral Music by French Composers from 1917 to 1938 - Vinyl LP Record

By: London Symphony Orchestra, Milhaud, Françaix, Auric, Satie

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Chicago, Mercury Record Corporation: 1967

Seller ID: 1053

Condition: Very Good


London Symphony Orchestra. Dada/Surrealism: Orchestral Music by French Composers from 1917 to 1938. Chicago: Mercury Record Corporation, 1967. LP, black vinyl with original sleeve. The LP is fine, the sleeve has light rubbing, corner bumping and wear, and a small remainder punch in the upper right corner. The London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Antal Doráti. Includes “Le Boeuf sur le Toit” by Milhaud, three selections from “Concertino for Piano and Orchestra” by Françaix, “Ouverture” by Auric, and “Parade” by Satie. The sleeve features “Object” (the fur cup) by ... View more info

Image for Five Promotional Photographs of Lou Reed

Five Promotional Photographs of Lou Reed

By: Lou Reed, David Gahr, Waring Abbott, Diego Uchitel, Timothy Greenfield-Sander, Barry Wetcher

Price: $115.00

Seller ID: 937

Condition: Near Fine


Near Fine This listing includes a small collection of promotional photographs of Lou Reed, a man about whom a lot has been said, but no introduction is really necessary The images range from the mid-1980s to the early ‘90s and all were shot by some of America’s top photographers, including Diego Uchitel and Timothy Greenfield-Sanders The images include: 1 1985 RCA promotional photograph taken by David Gahr Gahr (1922-2008) was a top photographer of the American music scene and is known for his iconic images of everyone from Pete Seeger and Miles Davis to John Lennon and Bob Dylan Used ... View more info

Image for The Birth of Tragedy Magazine’s Fear – Power – God Spoken Word/Graven Image Compilation - Vinyl LP

The Birth of Tragedy Magazine’s Fear – Power – God Spoken Word/Graven Image Compilation - Vinyl LP

By: Lydia Lunch, Matt Heckert (of Survival Research Labs ), V.O. Real, Jello Biafra, Anton La Vey (of the Church of Satan ), Whipping Boy; Lawrence Ferlinghetti, Allen Ginsberg, Henry Rollins, Charles Manson

Price: $75.00

Publisher: Stanford, California, CFY Records: 1978

Seller ID: 876

Condition: Very Good +


Stanford, California: CFY Records, 1978. Very Good +. Stanford, California: CFY Records, 1978. Very Good +. The Birth of Tragedy Magazine’s Fear – Power – God Spoken Word/Graven Image Compilation. Stanford, California: CFY Records, 1978. LP, white vinyl with original inner and outer sleeves. The LP is fine, the outer sleeve has light rubbing and corner creases. A vinyl version of the print magazine (item no. 3), Fear – Power – God features performance pieces by Lydia Lunch, Matt Heckert (of Survival Research Labs), V.O. Real, Jello Biafra, Anton La Vey (of the Church of Sat... View more info

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An Encyclopedia of Political Record Labels [Pound the Pavement #16] [Radical Politics]

By: MacPhee, Josh

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Brooklyn, Pound the Pavement: 2017

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 3219

Condition: Fine


Pound the Pavement issue no. 16, August 2017, updated second edition of 400 copies. Staple-bound card wraps with French flaps, 14.7 by 21.6 cm, 56 pp., illus. in black and red. Fine. The sixteenth issue of MacPhee’s Pound the Pavement that features an index of 230 record labels which released political vinyl between 1965 and 1990. View more info