A Day At The Flea, Part VI

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The P and I ventured out to our local flea market on Sunday, and came away with a few musical treasures…

Frank Sinatra | In The Wee Small Hours, Part 2
Frank Sinatra | In The Wee Small Hours, Part 2 – Impossible to resist Ol’ Blue Eyes…

Xavier Cugat | Dancetime With Cugat
Xavier Cugat | Dancetime With Cugat – Get your dancing shoes on…

Stan Kenton | City Of Glass
Stan Kenton | City Of Glass – My friend David Foran is constantly after me to get some Stan Kenton in my life, so David, this one’s for you…

T.S. Eliot | Old Possum's Book Of Practical Cats
T.S. Eliot | Old Possum’s Book Of Practical Cats – The audio LP version of the book that spawned the Broadway musical Cats

Lonnie Mack | Glad I'm In The Band
Lonnie Mack | Glad I’m In The Band – Mack was a mentor to Stevie Ray Vaughan, among others…

Leo Kottke | The Best
Leo Kottke | The Best – This one caught my eye after our own recommendations for seasonal non-holiday albums

Evening Of A Basie-ite
Lester Young | Prez: Evening Of A Basie-ite – Features recordings of Young with Count Basie’s Orchestra in 1940 and 1941…

Lenny Bruce | Thank You Masked Man
Lenny Bruce | Thank You Masked Man – This album “includes the earliest Bruce performances known to exist,” which actually gives it the odor of a cash-in…

Mac Wiseman | 'Tis Sweet To Be Remembered
Mac Wiseman | ‘Tis Sweet To Be Remembered – Taking a moment to remember Mac Wiseman, who was still making excellent music last time I checked…

Phil Ochs | All The News That's Fit To Sing
Phil Ochs | All The News That’s Fit To Sing – The title piqued my inner-NYT reader, but this one made the sale based on the pristine Elektra label on the album (see below)…

Phil Ochs | All The News That's Fit To Sing | Elektra Label

Cream | I Feel Free
Cream | I Feel Free – Foreign version of Cream’s greatest hits that bears a suspicious resemblance to the playlist on Strange Brew

Charlie Barnet | The Complete Charlie Barnet, Volume II - 1939
Charlie Barnet | The Complete Charlie Barnet, Volume II – 1939 – This long-forgotten saxophonist still blows our house down…

The Rascals | Once Upon A Dream
The Rascals | Once Upon A Dream – With thanks to The Rising Storm, who brought this album to my attention

Roy Eldridge | Heckler's Hop, 1935-40
Roy Eldridge | Heckler’s Hop, 1935-40 – Great title, even better Jazz…

Henry 'Red' Allen | Henry 'Red Allen
Henry ‘Red’ Allen | Henry ‘Red’ Allen – Eponymous collection of Allen’s recordings from the late-20′s and early 30′s…

Ned Kelly | Original Motion Picture Soundtrack
Ned Kelly | Original Motion Picture Score – Featuring music by Shel Silverstein and Waylon Jennings (what a pairing!), I bought this for the lone Mick Jagger track (‘The Wild Colonial Boy’), which is a painful approximation of something you’d hear at your local Ren Faire…

Cal Tjader | Soul Sauce
Cal Tjader | Soul Sauce – Easily the best album we picked up this weekend, Tjader smokes his way across the vibes, making music that lives up to that ridiculous and audacious title…

Quicksilver Messenger Service & The Great Society | At The Avalon Ballroom [Poster]
Quicksilver Messenger Service & The Great Society | Avalon Ballroom Poster – Many thanks to my poster guy Larry, who never fails to tempt me with his wares…

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2 Responses to “A Day At The Flea, Part VI”

  1. jjb Says:

    Nice Find On the Leo Kottke I love him
    Christ DD & I were out last week @ the Fleas in the AM makes me wish we lived on the west side ~ its so damn cold here
    Cheers and Happy New Year to you and P

  2. darylbecker Says:

    “Glad I’m In the Band” is a Lonnie Mack classic…finally got CD release a few years back on the Sundazed label. Good find!

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