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The CLASH “Rock The Casbah / Long Time Jerk” 7″ Vinyl Record punk CBS 1982

The CLASH “Rock The Casbah / Long Time Jerk” 7″ Vinyl Record punk CBS 1982
CONDITION: Excellent condition with light surface wear on sleeve and vinyl. Vinyl looks nice. VG+

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The Clash were an English rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk rock. Along with punk rock, they experimented with reggae, ska, dub, funk, rap and rockabilly. For most of their recording career, The Clash consisted of Joe Strummer (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mick Jones (lead guitar, vocals), Paul Simonon (bass, backing vocals, occasional lead vocals) and Nicky “Topper” Headon (drums, percussion). Headon left the group in 1982, and internal friction led to Jones’s departure the following year. The group continued with new members, but finally disbanded in early 1986.

The Clash were a major success in the UK from the release of their debut album, The Clash, in 1977. Their third album, London Calling, released in the UK in December 1979, brought them popularity in the United States when it came out there the following month. It received wide critical acclaim; a decade later Rolling Stone magazine declared it the best album of the 1980s.

The Clash’s politicised lyrics, musical experimentation, and rebellious attitude had a far-reaching influence on rock, alternative rock in particular. They became widely referred to as “The Only Band That Matters”, originally a promotional slogan introduced by the group’s record label, CBS. In January 2003 the band—including original drummer Terry Chimes—were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked The Clash number 30 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

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AEROSMITH “Get Your Wings” 12″ LP Vinyl Record 1974 CBS

AEROSMITH “Get Your Wings” 12″ LP Vinyl Record 1974 CBS
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Spine damage. Vinyl looks nice! VG

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Aerosmith is an American hard rock band, sometimes referred to as “The Bad Boys from Boston” and seen by some as America’s greatest rock and roll band. Their style, which is rooted in blues-based hard rock, has come to also incorporate elements of pop, heavy metal, and rhythm and blues, and has inspired many subsequent rock artists. . The band was formed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1969. Guitarist Joe Perry and bassist Tom Hamilton, originally in a band together called the Jam Band, met up with singer Steven Tyler, drummer Joey Kramer, and guitarist Ray Tabano, and formed Aerosmith. By 1971, Tabano was replaced by Brad Whitford, and the band began developing a following in Boston.

They were signed to Columbia Records in 1972, and released a string of multi-platinum albums, beginning with their 1973 eponymous debut album. In 1975, the band broke into the mainstream with the album Toys in the Attic, and their 1976 follow-up Rocks cemented their status as hard rock superstars. By the end of the 1970s, they were among the most popular hard rock bands in the world and developed a loyal following of fans, often referred to as the “Blue Army”. However, drug addiction and internal conflict took their toll on the band, which resulted in the departures of Perry and Whitford, in 1979 and 1981 respectively. They were replaced by Jimmy Crespo and Rick Dufay. The band did not fare well between 1980 and 1984, releasing a lone album, Rock in a Hard Place, which went gold but failed to match their previous successes.

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WHAM! U.K. “Fantastic” 12″ LP Vinyl Record 1983 CBS

WHAM! U.K. “Fantastic” 12″ LP Vinyl Record 1983 CBS
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks great! VG

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Wham! were a British duo formed in 1981 by George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley. They were briefly known in the United States as Wham! UK because of a naming conflict with another existing U.S. band.

Wham! sold 25 million certified records from 1982 to 1986.

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The CLASH “English Civil War (Johnny Comes Marching Home) / Pressure Drop” 7″ Vinyl Record punk CBS 1978

The CLASH “English Civil War (Johnny Comes Marching Home) / Pressure Drop” 7″ Vinyl Record punk CBS 1978
CONDITION: Excellent condition with light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks very nice. VG+

US $12.99

The Clash were an English rock band that formed in 1976 as part of the original wave of British punk rock. Along with punk rock, they experimented with reggae, ska, dub, funk, rap and rockabilly. For most of their recording career, The Clash consisted of Joe Strummer (lead vocals, rhythm guitar), Mick Jones (lead guitar, vocals), Paul Simonon (bass, backing vocals, occasional lead vocals) and Nicky “Topper” Headon (drums, percussion). Headon left the group in 1982, and internal friction led to Jones’s departure the following year. The group continued with new members, but finally disbanded in early 1986.

The Clash were a major success in the UK from the release of their debut album, The Clash, in 1977. Their third album, London Calling, released in the UK in December 1979, brought them popularity in the United States when it came out there the following month. It received wide critical acclaim; a decade later Rolling Stone magazine declared it the best album of the 1980s.

The Clash’s politicised lyrics, musical experimentation, and rebellious attitude had a far-reaching influence on rock, alternative rock in particular. They became widely referred to as “The Only Band That Matters”, originally a promotional slogan introduced by the group’s record label, CBS. In January 2003 the band—including original drummer Terry Chimes—were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. In 2004, Rolling Stone ranked The Clash number 30 on their list of the 100 Greatest Artists of All Time.

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wings

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THE THE “Infected” 12″ LP Vinyl Record CBS Epic 1986

THE THE “Infected” 12″ LP Vinyl Record CBS Epic 1986
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve. Vinyl looks nice, plays well. VG+

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The The is a British musical and multimedia group that has been active in various forms since 1979, with singer/songwriter/frontman Matt Johnson being the only constant band member. Releases are fairly few and far between for the band, but over the years The The have sold several million albums internationally and achieved critical acclaim; their 1983 album Soul Mining was voted the third best album of the year by British music magazine Melody Maker. This album featured the song “Uncertain Smile”, which at one point was voted the third greatest song ever by Australian Triple J radio listeners.

Since 2007, The The have enjoyed a small surge of attention in the United States thanks to an M&M’s advertising campaign, which has been using the band’s song “This is the Day” as its theme music.

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JOURNEY “Escape” 12″ LP + Evolution 12″ LP Vinyl Record Columbia CBS

JOURNEY “Escape” 12″ LP + Evolution 12″ LP Vinyl Record Columbia CBS
CONDITION: Good condition. Medium to heavy surface wear on sleeve. “Evolution” sleeve seam has come unglued. Light surface wear on vinyl. Plays well, sounds great. G++

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Journey is an American rock band formed in 1973 in San Francisco, California, with former members of Santana. The band has gone through several phases, but its strongest commercial success came in the late 1970s to the early 1980s. During this period, they had hits with a series of power ballads and rock songs, including “Don’t Stop Believin'”, “Separate Ways (Worlds Apart)”, “Faithfully”, “Any Way You Want It”, “Open Arms”, “Send Her My Love”, “Wheel in the Sky”, “Who’s Crying Now”, “Stone In Love”, “Lovin,’ Touchin,’ Squeezin;'”, and “Lights”. The group enjoyed a successful reunion in the mid-1990s with a major Grammy-nominated hit, “When You Love a Woman.” Sales have resulted in two gold albums, eight multi-platinum albums, and one Diamond album (including seven consecutive multi-platinum albums between 1978 and 1987). They had 19 Top 40 singles, six of which reached the Top 10 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. Theirsignature song, “Don’t Stop Believin'”, is the top-selling catalog track in iTunes history, at more than three million downloads. According to the Recording Industry Association of America, Journey has sold 47 million albums in the United States, making them the 28th best selling band. Their worldwide sales have reached over 75 million albums. A USA Today opinion poll in 2005 asked respondents to weigh in on who they thought was the best American rock band in history; Journey came in fifth place.

Journey has been eligible for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame since 2000, but Gregg Rolie is the only current or former member of Journey who has been inducted — as a member of parent band Santana. Steve Perry, the band’s best-known lead vocalist, has been eligible for induction as a solo artist since 2009.

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AEROSMITH s/t 12″ LP Vinyl Columbia Records 1973 CBS 2nd press 1976

AEROSMITH s/t 12″ LP Vinyl Columbia Records 1973 CBS 2nd press 1976
CONDITION: Great condition. Light surface wear on sleeve, medium spine wear. Vinyl looks great! VG

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Aerosmith is the eponymous debut album by American rock band Aerosmith, released in 1973. The album was recorded in two weeks at Intermedia Studio in Boston, Massachusetts. Much of the album is heavily blues influenced. The song Walkin’ the Dog is a cover song originally performed by Rufus Thomas. Also featured on the album is “Dream On” which became an American top ten single when re-released in 1976. “Dream On” was first released as a single in 1973, The Album peaked at #21 on the Billboard 200.

The original cover, misprinted the song “Walkin’ The Dog” as “Walkin’ The Dig”. When a second pressing of the album was released in 1976, this error was corrected, and the cover replaced with a modified one made up entirely of the photo of the band members. This second pressing is the more commonly available version of the LP. When reissued on CD in 1993 as a remastered version, the original first pressing artwork was used.

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