Record Fair Haul

This recent Austin record fair did not disappoint.

I only made it there for 1 day, but joined by Rene “the rock” Carlin and Armando “let’s make a deal ” Rayo, we perused and scoured the racks of albums until our fingers bled….well almost.

I spent $47, procured 17 albums and 1, 12″ single, that I used to own, but alas, like so many others, been lost along the way. Here is what $47 buys you in the currency of vinyl.

The Johnny Cash Children’s Album

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Griff & Lock – Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet

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Battle Royal, the Duke meets the Count – Duke Ellington and Count Basie (no cover, have to take pix)

Sing Along with Basie – Joe Williams, Dave Lambert, Jon Hendriks, Annie Ross plus the Basie Band

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Crisco presents Loretta Lynn’s Country Classics – Loretta Lynn

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I Ain’t no Bad Girl – Memphis Minnie

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Blues Before Sunrise – Ray Charles & Solomon Burke

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For the Good times and I Won’t Mention it Again – Ray Price  (no pix, have to take it myself)

The Divine Sarah Vaughan Sings with Margie Anderson – Sarah Vaughan

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The King of Zydeco – Clifton Chenier

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Oscar Peterson & Nelson Riddle

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The Greatest!!  – Count Basie plays, Joe Williams sings standards

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Stay Loose – Jimmy Smith Sings Again

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Rock This Joint – Big Joe Williams ( no pix, will have to take it)

Ooops! – The Swinging Sounds of Bill Doggett and his Combo ( no pix, will have to take it)

Liberation – Bunny Wailer

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Johnny Cash & Jerry Lee Lewis sing Hank Williams

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and the 12″ single….Afrika Bambaataa & James Brown – Unity

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~ by john on October 14, 2009.

2 Responses to “Record Fair Haul”

  1. Griff & Lock – Eddie Lockjaw Davis & Johnny Griffin Quintet gets my top vote, followed by Rock This Joint – Big Joe Williams,and The Divine Sarah Vaughan. The rest would certainly get spun as well. Nice finds.

  2. My fave for now is the Oscar Peterson/Nelson Riddle, followed by the Ray Charles and Solomon Burke. You just don’t get pairing of quality like those much any more. Thanks for stopping by!

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