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Some are from a couple of local shops but a majority were found at the Pasadena Swap Meet on Sunday. Sometimes it's one of those Jack McDuff kind of weeks. How many versions of "Surfboard" did he have; four? "Funky '69" comp is essentially an Alvin Cash album - and it's a Japanese press. I like early 70s Shirelles' "Sunday Dreamin'" but have never heard this cover. Family Cat is another one of those major label one-offers. Shango's second LP has a different sound, West Coast hard rock which fits comfortably in the Dunhill catalog, than their ecclectic, faux-Carribean sound on their debut with the minor hit "Day After Day". "Disco Sound Special" is a Japanese double LP with one record of originals and the other by cover bands including Black Buster who have a number of disco exploitation records. I think they are Filipino and not Japanese, though.
BSM and Yma Sumac are psychedelic anomalies compared to the rest of their previous albums. Miguel Cruz is personal label salsa and rhumba soul. Grapefruit is one-off major label psych. LAVC Studio Jazz Band '74 has a version of Pat Williams' "On The Sixth Day", with drum breaks. It's a personal connection too as my mother and I both got our transfer credits from that community college and we have a lot of memories of that place. She in the early 70s just graduated from the adjacent Grant High (as seen later in the 90s as the opening shot of Bayside on "Saved By The Bell"), hanging with the surfers and lowriders. Later in the early 2000's I would play pause break tapes for amateur rappers on campus who would plume up the center quad area with weed smoke during peak hours. Amazingly, no one hassled us. Those were the days. Also got Python Lee Jackson "In A Broken Dream" and Megaton's "Standing In The Rain Again" 45s for a dollar each.