Junk Shop Vinyl: Nancy and Lee

Taking a cue from super-readable blog,  Diggin’ It, I thought I’d post a bit of junk shop vinyl.

This is the 1968  Reprise album by  Nancy Sinatra and Lee Hazelwood.

It’s a weird, though surprisingly successful,  pairing and reading the track listing you know this is going to be a patchy album; even the good is going to be over-shadowed by the spooky psyche-pop masterpiece  Some Velvet Morning.

Here is that track listing.

You’ve Lost That Lovin’ Feelin’
Elusive Dreams
Greenwich Village Folk Song Salesman
Summer Wine
Storybook Children
Sundown, Sundown
Some Velvet Morning
Lady Bird
I’ve Been Down So Long (It Looks Like Up to Me)

See what I mean?

Some Velvet Morning has been much covered and recently most notably by  Kate and Bobby…

All that for 49p at  Barnardo’s in Cardigan.

Paul Williams

This is the blog of Paul Williams, Ceredigion resident since 1970. I am an English and Philosphy graduate of what was once known as St David's University College, at Lampeter. I played bass in Dyfed's first punk band, and living in Llandewi Brefi, had a grandstand view of Operation Julie. Eventually, after 2 years playing bass in Brighton's 256th punk band, I returned to Wales to deal in books and then antiques. I've trained and worked as a counsellor, I am a photographer, blog and web designer and I publish the annual Wales Antiques Guide. I am married and a father of one. Apart from my family, my interests include books, maps, Nikon, Yashica and Mamiya film cameras, British Culture 1935 - 1965, Poole pottery, Welsh textiles, and Poster art. My favourite movies include anything by Pressburger and Powell favourite music includes Gene Clark, Gram Parsons, and anything form San Francisco 1965-1970. I am a late convert to 'Kraut Rock'.

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2 Responses

  1. Westex says:

    Thanks muchly for the tip o’ the hat. I absolutely love this album and even mentioned it very early on in the life of Diggin’ It!!!


    Thanks again….

  2. Dru Marland says:

    lordy, I had this album too. For a while anyway. I am now a vinyl free zone…

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