DEREK & THE DOMINOES ~ THE MIAMI SESSIONS, 1990 original Luxembourg pressing Swingin' Pig 2LP, $500 + S / H
1990 original made in Germany (but pretending to be from Luxembourg) The Swingin' Pig Records 2LP pressing #TSP-045-2, glossy Gatefold cover M-, NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, both vinyls in transluscent aqua blue swirl vinyl M-, NO scratches, play excellent. Recorded live in the studio during the 1970 "Layla" sessions with Eric Clapton & Duane Allman on electric guitars, Bobby Whitlock on organ & piano, Carl Radle on bass & Jim Gordon on drums & percussion.
the YARDBIRDS ~ LIVE! BLUESWAILING JULY 1964, 2012 original SUNDAZED blue vinyl LP, $150 + S / H
2012 original Sundazed Records LP pressing #5181 on blue vinyl, glossy Gatefold cover MINT, NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, this was New!, I just opened it to play it "once", so vinyl is M-, practically MINT, a live lost gem with Eric Clapton on lead guitar! Very Blue-sy concert, before the band went Pop-Rock on Eric and he had to leave & join John Mayall's Bluesbreakers!
THE yArdBirds ~ the siNGLe HITS, 1982 original France / UK press Charly 10" vinyl EP, $75 + S / H
1982 original made in France & UK Charly Records 10 inch vinyl pressing #CFM 102, cover M-, still in the original plastic shrink-wrap (with a couple of price stickers), NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent.
THE YARDBIRDS ~ GOLDEN EGGS, 1973 original pre-Trade Mark of Quality LP, $500 + S / H
1973 original pre-Trade Mark of Quality Records LP pressing #22P-10-1, flip-open Gatefold printed cover VG++, NO seams actually, just "flaps" on the inside, NO ring-wear, shelf wear, cover artwork by the legendary William G. Stout, with highly detailed information, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent, with lots of Great tracks!!! Probably made in 1973 from the people that started Trade Mark of Quality Records in sunny Cal.
THE YARDBIRDS - LAST HURRAH IN THE BIG APPLE, THE 1968 AMERICAN TOUR, 1973 original pre-TMoQ LP, $150 + S / H
Probably made in 1973, SAME as above LP, as BOTH have the SAME type of Gatefold cover with NO seams & "flaps" inside the Gatefold, although this cover has a bit of staining (VG+), and the vinyl though scratch FREE (VG++), it does have a bit more background noise in some spots, but still, this is a very rare LIVE album recorded in New York City (USA) in March 1968 with the last version of The Yardbirds, and "Pagey" doing some of his future Led Zeppelin numbers like "Dazed & Confused" & "White Summer".
BOX OF FROGS ~ STRANGE LAND, 1986 original promo copy Epic LP, $30 + S / H
1986 original promotional copy Epic Records LP pressing #E39923, cover M-, NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent. BOX OF FROGS were the remaining original YARDBIRDS: Chris Dreja -rhythm guitar, percussion; Jim McCarty -drums, percussion, backing vocals, keyboards & Paul Samwell-Smith -bass, backing vocals + new vocalist John Fiddler (Medicine Head, British Lions), guest vocals by Graham Parker, Ian Drury & Roger Chapman (the last from FAMILY). + guest guitarists Steve Hackett, Rory Gallagher & Dzal Martin. Jimmy Page plays lead guitar on "Asylum". An "above average" album.
BOX OF FROGS - debut album, 1984 original Epic LP, $75 + S / H
1984 original Epic Records LP pressing #BFE 39327, cover MINT, still in the original plastic shrink-wrap w price sticker, NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent. SAME bunch as above + Jeff Beck -lead guitar; Max Middleton -keyboards; Mark Feltham -harmonica; Ray Majors -lead guitar, backing vocal; percussion; a much stronger album than the 2nd.
Eric Clapton - 24 Nights, 1991 original UK press Duck / Reprise 2LP, N / A
1991 original made in the UK Duck / Reprise Records 2LP pressing, glossy Gatefold cover M-, NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, both inner sleeves M-, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent. Recorded live at The Royal Albert Hall, London, England in 1990 & 1991 featuring a different band arrangement on EACH of the 4 sides! Bought by a collector from Nagoya, Japan!
JOHN MAYALL with ERIC CLAPTON - BLUES BREAKERS, 1978 reissue Japan press London LP + lyrics, $500 + S / H
1978 reissue made in Japan London Records LP pressing #LAX-125, sturdy cover MINT, NO OBI Japanese strip (MISSING!), NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, 2-sided lyrics insert with English & Japanese lettering MINT, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent.
The Yardbirds - Playing for Armadillos! 2004 original New Braunfels Historical Records CD, Not For Sale
2004 original New Braunfels Historical Records #014, Limited #'d Edition CD pressing, #1 out of only 4 copies made. Recorded live at the Austin Music Hall, Austin, Texas, March 13, 2003. This band, which introduced Eric Clapton, Jeff Beck & Jimmy Page to the world still sounds great!
Eric Clapton ~ The Best of Everything, 1985 original promo Radio Show 5LP, $500 + S / H
1985 original NBC Radio Entertainment Records 5LP pressing, includes the 3 cue sheets in VG++, box cover w pasted insert sheet VG only, 3 corners busted (but taped up), 3 seam areas on center of box top edge also taped up, the 5 vinyls are all M-, NO scratches, play excellent. On the 1st side, there is background noise throughout the whole side, the other 9 sides have NO background noise. There is narration between the songs, explaining the life of Eric Clapton and his many bands, all the songs listed are "complete songs" from the early 1960s up to 1985, both studio & live. The good thing about this set is that the "commercials" are all at the end of each side and not "in-between" the songs where you "have to" listen to them, you can simply lift the needle after each song set on each side if you want to. Radio Shows are quite "rare" limited pressings as they only make from 300 to 500 copies of each program.
ERIC CLAPTON ~ (no reason to cry), 1976 original RSO LP, $50 + S / H
1976 original RSO Records LP pressing #, cover M-, still in the original plastic shrink-wrap, NO seam or spine splits, NO cut-out markings, NO ring-wear, original printed color inner sleeve M-, vinyl M-, NO scratches, plays excellent.