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Perception LP discography

A series of LPs, including a number of jazz albums, was released on the Perception label between 1969 and 1974.

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Life, J.C. (Jimmy Curtiss), 1969, Perception PLP 1

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Real Thing, Dizzy Gillespie, 1969, Perception PLP 2

Tracks : N'Bani, Matrix, Alligator, Closer, Soul Kiss, High on a Cloud, Summertime, Let Me Outta Here, Ding-A-Ling

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, James Moody, Mike Longo, Nate Edmonds, Eric Gale, George Davis, Paul West, Phil Upchurch, Chuck Rainey, Otis "Candy" Finch, David Lee, Bernard Purdie

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Dilemma, J.J. Jackson, 1970, Perception PLP 3

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The Albert, The Albert, 1970, Perception PLP 4

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Custer Died For Your Sins, Floyd Westerman, 1970, Perception PLP 5

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The Teachers, James Moody, 1970, Perception PLP 6

Tracks : The Teachers, Rest Sweetly Brother Dove, Unchained, The New Spirit, Hello, , Behind Every Good Man, Street Talk Suite

Musicians : James Moody, Bob Summers, Richard Meisterman, Michael Gibson, John Huston, Joe Brazil, Howard Wyeth, Paul Dickler, John Trivers, Clint Houston, Barry Lazarowitz, Chip White, Otis Smith

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Concerto For Wah Wah, Century Expanded, 1970, Perception PLP 7

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The Albert, The Albert, 1970, Perception PLP 9

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Back From Middle Earth, The New Hobbits, 1969, Perception PLP 10

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Satisfaction Guaranteed, Larry Davis, 1970, Perception PLP 11

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…And Proud of It!, J.J. Jackson, 1970, Perception PLP 12

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Portrait of Jenny, Dizzy Gillespie, 1970, Perception PLP 13

Tracks : Olinga, Diddy Wa Diddyk, Me 'N Them, Timet

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, George Davis, Mike Long, Andrew Gonzalez, Calos Valdes, Jerry Gonzalez, Nicholas Marrero

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Indian Country, Floyd Westerman, 1970, Perception PLP 14

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Touched by the Sun, Teina, 1971, Perception PLP 15

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We Can Be Everything, John Simson, 1971, Perception PLP 16

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Black Ivory, Wanda Robinson, 1971, Perception PLP 18

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Giants, Dizzy Gillespie, Mary Lou Williams & Bobby Hackett, 1971, Perception PLP 19

Tracks : Love For Sale, Autumn Leaves, Caravan, Jitterbug Waltz, Willow Weep For Me, Birks Works, My Man

Musicians : Dizzy Gillespie, Bobby Hackett, Mary Lou Williams, George Duvivier, Grady Tate

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Bartel, Jon Bartel, 1972, Perception PLP 20

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Heritage Hum, James Moody, 1971, Perception PLP 22

Tracks : Heritage Hum, Sound For Sore Ears, Road Runner, Can't Fool Around With Love, Rainy Days, Soul Searching, Parker's Mood, Pennies From Heaven

Musicians : James Moody, Michael Longo, Sam Jones, Freddie Waits, Eddie Jefferson

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Pendulum & Co, Pendulum & Co, 1972, Perception PLP 23

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Would, Would, 1972, Perception PLP 24

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If You Could See What I Hear, Tom Sullivan, 1972, Perception PLP 25

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An American Family, The Eight Minutes, 1972, Perception PLP 27

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Let's Do It Again, The Fatback Band, 1972, Perception PLP 28

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Now, Astrud Gilberto, 1972, Perception PLP 29

Tracks : Zigy Zigy Za, Make Love To Me, Baiao, Touching You, Gingele, Take It Easy, My Brother Charlie Where Have You Been?, General Da Banda, Bridges, Daybreak (Walking Out On Yesterday)

Musicians : Astrud Gilberto, Mike Longo, Eumir Deodato, Al Gaffa, Bob Cranshaw, Patrick Adams, Ron Carter, Billy Cobham, Mickey Rocker, Airto Moreira, Maria Helena Toledo, Nick La Sorsa

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Today, Johnny Hartman, 1972, Perception PLP 30

Tracks : By The Time I Get To Phoenix, Didn't We, Games People Play, Betcha By Golly Wow, Summer Wind, Help Me Make It Through The Night Folks Who Live On The Hill, We've Only Just Begun, I've Got To Be Me

Musicians : Johnny Hartman, George Coleman, Herman Foster, Roland Prince, Earl May, Billy Higgins

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Where Are You Going, Shirley Horn, 1973, Perception PLP 31

Tracks : Where Are You Going, Something Happens To Me, Come On Home, Do It Again, The Eagle And Me, Taste Of Honey, L.A. Breakdown Consequences A Drug Addict Role

Musicians : Shirley Horn, Al Gafa, Marshall Hawkins, Bernard Sweetney

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The Poetry of Maya Angelou, Maya Angelou, 1972, Perception PLP 32

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Gotta Keep Movin', Steve Karliski, 1973, Perception PLP 33

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Lawrence of Newark, Larry Young, 1973, Perception PLP 34

Tracks : Sunshine Fly Away, Khalid of Space, Pt. 2 Welcome, Saudia, Alive, Hello Your Questions (Islands)

Musicians : Larry Young, Charles Magee, Pharoah Sanders, Dennis Mourouse, Cedric Lawson, Art Gore, James Blood Ulmer, Diedre Johnson, Joony Booth, Don Pate, James Flores, Howard King, Abdul Sahid, Armen Halburian, Stacey Edwards, Umar Abdul Muizz, Poppy LaBoy Abdul Hakim Jumma Santos

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The Original, Jimmy Lunceford Orchestra, 1973, Perception PLP 35

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Dancing In The Moonlight, King Harvest, 1972, Perception PLP 36

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Me And A Friend, Wanda Robinson, 1973, Perception PLP 37

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Born Again, J.J. Barnes, 1973, Perception PLP 39

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Roots, Tyrone Washington, 1973, Perception PLP 40

Tracks : You Are The Sunshine Of My Life, Spiritual Light Of The Universe, Roots, Submission, War Is Not For Men, You Don't Know What Love Is, 1980

Musicians : Tyrone Washington, Hubert Eaves, Stafford James, Clifford Barbaro Barconadhii

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I've Been There, Johnny Hartman, 1973, Perception PLP 41

Tracks : Feeling Groovy, Raindrops Keep Falling On My Head, If, Rainy Days And Mondays, You Go To My Head, Meditation, The First Time Ever I Saw Your Face, Sunday Son, For The Good Times, Easy Come Easy Go

Musicians : Johnny Hartman, Jimmy Heath, Ken Ascher On Keyboards, Bob Rose, Al Gaffa, Earl May, Don Reid

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People Music, Fatback Band, 1973, Perception PLP 43

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Brother On The Run Soundtrack, Johnny Pate, 1973, Perception PLP 45

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Feel My Soul, Fatback Band, 1974, Perception PLP 46

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Last updated February 2013