Impulse Promotional Pack, 1970 (updated: 3rd sampler 1974)


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LJC reader Tracy discovered this rarely seen trade promotional pack for Impulse Records, dating I think from 1970 (if the serial number IMPS 70 AUG is anything to go by. Certainly, that is the year Archie Shepp “For Losers” was released). … Continue reading


More Vertical Tasting: A Re-issue Race – any winners?


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A different kind of vertical tasting, the common thread is the same original Blue Note recording BPL 4063 “Whistle Stop” first issued in 1961, in only mono. Featuring Kenny Dorham, Hank Mobley (Mobley!), Kenny Drew, Paul Chambers and Philly Joe, … Continue reading