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Carter String Trio, Kent: The Willisau Suites Carter String Trio, Kent:
The Willisau Suites

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $16.95

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Kent Carter (double bass) leads Carl Zingaro (violin) and Francois Dreno (viola) in a string trio with touches of classical chamber, jazz, and European folk music. Albrecht Maurer (violin) and Emmanuelle Roch (viola) later join Carter in two pieces.

Carter, John / Bobby Bradford: Tandem (remastered) (1979/82) [2 CDs] Carter, John / Bobby Bradford:
Tandem (remastered) (1979/82) [2 CDs]

(Emanem -- Great Britain )

Price: $24.95

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Both volumes of trumpeter Bobby Bradford and clarinetist John Carter's remarkable concerts from 1979 in Los Angeles and 1982 in Worcester, MA, dramatically improved audio quality from their original issue.

Carter, John Trio: Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs] Carter, John Trio:
Echoes from Rudolph's [2 CDs]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $15.95

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Between 1973 and '76 Sunday afternoons at Rudolph's Fine Art Center hosted the superb John Carter Trio with son Stanley Carter on bass and Chris Carter on cymbals; these live recordings were originally released in a limited LP in 1977, now reissued with a rare '77 radio broadcast.

Carter, Kent / Gianni Lenoci / Bill Elgart: Plaything [VINYL] Carter, Kent / Gianni Lenoci / Bill Elgart:
Plaything [VINYL]

(NoBusiness -- Lithuania )

Price: $25.95

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The trio of pianist Gianni Lenoci, bassist Kent Carter, and drummer Bill Elgart recording in France, 2012 in an album that balances free improvisation with melodic impulse, giving the impression of calm while yielding intricate interactions on close listening.

Cartier, Pierre: Chansons de la Belle Esperance Cartier, Pierre:
Chansons de la Belle Esperance

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $14.95

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Inspired by jazz standards, bassist and composer Pierre Cartier combines the voice of Quebec's poets with new jazz to tackle the theme of love.

Carvalhais, Hugo (Pifarely / Pinto / Cymerman / Pifarely): Grand Valis Carvalhais, Hugo (Pifarely / Pinto / Cymerman / Pifarely):
Grand Valis

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $14.95

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Bassist and composer Hugo Carvalhais in an album hinting at chamber jazz with Dominique Pifarely's extraordinary violin work, but taking the music into unusual territory with his own keyboards, electronics, and by Jeremiah Cymerman's electronic manipulations.

Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne: Nebulosa Carvalhais, Hugo featuring Tim Berne:
Nebulosa

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Alto saxophonist Tim Berne joined the trio of bassist & composer Hugo Carvalhais, pianist Gabriel Pinto, & drummer Mario Costa for this debut of their informed and dynamic modern jazz project.

Carvalhais, Hugo: Particula Carvalhais, Hugo:
Particula

(Clean Feed -- Portugal )

Price: $15.95

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Following his successful "Nebulosa" debut CD, Portuguese bassist Hugo Carvalhais augments his trio of Gabriel Pinto (keys) and Mario Costa (drums) with French soprano saxophonist Emile Parisien and violinist Dominique Pifarely.

Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon : Music From ColourDome Casserley, Lawrence / Desorgher, Simon :
Music From ColourDome

(psi -- Great Britain )

Price: $15.95

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Cassiber: The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book] Cassiber:
The Cassiber Box [6 CDs, 1 DVD and Book]

(Recommended Records -- Great Britain )

Price: $78.00

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A 6 CD/DVD box set of the 1980s UK/Euro improvising rock band Cassiber, an amazing band merging experimental rock, fringe jazz, punk, pop, plunderphonics, improvisation, & musique concrete with an energetic and complex form of studio composition - superb!

Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13: Scuba Castello, Angelica / Billy Roisz / Burkhard Stangl / Dieb13:
Scuba

(Mikroton Recordings -- Russia )

Price: $14.95

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A large improvised work from the quartet of Angelica Castello (amplified subcontrabass, paetzold recorder and electronic devices, Billy Roisz (electronics), Burkhard Stangl (electric guitar) and Dieb13 (turntables & klopfer) performing live at Alte Schmiede Wien, Austria in 2013.

Catchpole / Edwards / Prevost: Beyond the Barrier Catchpole / Edwards / Prevost:
Beyond the Barrier

(Matchless -- Great Britain )

Price: $12.50

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Superb free improvisation from the UK trio of Nathaniel Catchpole on tenor sax, John Edwards on double bass, and Eddie Prevost on drums and bowed tam-tam, three generations of improvisers pushing the envelope of spontaneous composition in accomplished and playful dialog.

Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing: Two Bands and a Legend Cato Salsa Experience and The Thing:
Two Bands and a Legend

(Smalltown Superjazzz -- Norway )

Price: $16.95

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Cavallanti, Daniele & Tiziano Tononi's: Rings of Fire Cavallanti, Daniele & Tiziano Tononi's:
Rings of Fire

(Long Song Records -- Italy )

Price: $14.95

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Italian saxophonist and composer Daniele Cavallanti and drummer/percussionist Tiziano Tononi produced these two enterprising suites played here by a powerful octet that includes Jenny Scheinman.

Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault: La Scala Ceccaldi / Negro / Ceccaldi / Chennebault:
La Scala

(Ayler -- France )

Price: $12.00

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The French quartet of Theo Ceccaldi (violin), Roberto Negro (piano), Valentin Ceccaldi (cello), and Adrien Chennebault (drums), mixing an unlikely set of improvised and composed styles for music that is indescribably absorbing, adventurous, sophisticated, and inspired.

Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre: Can You Smile? Ceccaldi, Theo Trio + Joelle Leandre:
Can You Smile?

(Ayler -- Sweden )

Price: $16.95

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Theo Ceccarelli expands his string trio from their Ayler debut album, "Carrousel", adding bassist and free vocalist Joelle Leandre to the group, yielding a new dimension to their rapidly expanding repertoire of rich, interactive improvisation.

Ceccarelli, Isaiah: Breviaire d'Epuisements Ceccarelli, Isaiah:
Breviaire d'Epuisements

(Ambiances Magnetiques -- Canada )

Price: $11.50

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Percussionist Isaiah Ceccarelli's work for percussion, two voices, two bass clarinets and viola da gamba, woven from the delicate fabric of the tension between darkness and light.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn [VINYL] Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn [VINYL]

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $17.95

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily): Your Turn Ceramic Dog (Ribot / Smith / Ismaily):
Your Turn

(Northern Spy -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Five years after their debut release, Ceramic Dog, the power trio featuring Marc Ribot (guitar), Shahzad Ismaily (bass/electronics) and Ches Smith (drums), returns with this exceptional album merging rock and improv Downtown NY style.

Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura: Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out) Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura:
Unbalanced In (Unbalanced Out)

(Another Timbre -- Greece/UK )

Price: $10.00

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Six musicians from around the world (Chabala / Jones / Martin / Mukarji / Nakamura) created this 50-minute track over the course of a year by collaborating and file-sharing online.

Chadbourne / Blechdom: The Chaddom Blechbourne Experience Chadbourne / Blechdom:
The Chaddom Blechbourne Experience

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $15.95

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Eugene Chadbourne and Kevin Blechdom (aka Kristin Erickson) performing songs from their 2007 Victo performance, warped banjo rock instrumentals and songs.

Chadbourne / Kaiser: The Guitar Lesson Chadbourne / Kaiser:
The Guitar Lesson

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $14.00

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo,  Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian: G.O.I.N. "Get Out of Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo, Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian:
G.O.I.N. "Get Out of Iraq Now" [DVD]

(Straw2Gold -- USA )

Price: $15.00

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo,  Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian: Get G.O.I.N. (Get Out Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene / DeLorenzo, Victor / Jackson, Brian / Ritchie, Brian:
Get G.O.I.N. (Get Out of Iraq Now)

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Horror Part 11 Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Horror Part 11

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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1,111 vinyl records combined with a live performace by Doc Chad (prepared guitar & banjo) and Mark Dixon (homemade and robotic instruments) in a tribute to the number 11.

Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene: Jungle Cookies Chadbourne, Dr. Eugene:
Jungle Cookies

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $15.95

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Reissue of the 1998 double CD release on Old Gold, compiling all of Chad's Amsterdamn based cassette Jungle Cookies series, eclectic audio collage songs.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe: Why Practice When You Can Eat Chadbourne, Eugene & Arbe Garbe:
Why Practice When You Can Eat

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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After their CPSR CD of 2010, the 5-piece Friulian party band Arbe Garbe teams up again with Eugene Chadbourne for this romping and diverse set of tunes from rockers to Monk covers.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm : Jazz School [VINYL deluxe edition] Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm :
Jazz School [VINYL deluxe edition]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $69.95

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Deluxe boxed edition with a T-shirt, LP & 3" CDR of these lo-fi experimental miniatures from guitarists Chadbourne and Malcolm playing the music of Steve Lacy and Eric Dolphy in unexpected ways!

Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm : Jazz School [VINYL] Chadbourne, Eugene & Greg Malcolm :
Jazz School [VINYL]

(Monotype -- Poland )

Price: $17.95

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A collection of lo-fi experimental miniatures from guitarists Chadbourne and Malcolm playing the music of Steve Lacy and Eric Dolphy in unexpected ways!

Chadbourne, Eugene & Tatsuya Nakatani: Bigger Country Boobs Chadbourne, Eugene & Tatsuya Nakatani:
Bigger Country Boobs

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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On the surface, a set of country and western covers from Doc Chad and percussionist Tatsuya Nakatani, but underneath: complex and demanding playing with detailed free improvisation.

Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith: Odd TIme Chadbourne, Eugene & Warren Smith:
Odd TIme

(Engine -- USA )

Price: $13.95

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Drummer Warren Smith joins Eugene Chadbourne in NYC for a set of great and well-recorded songs, including "New New War War", "Checkers of Blood", "Choppin' Down Weeds", &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea: Udine: December 29, 1978 Chadbourne, Eugene / Centazzo, Andrea:
Udine: December 29, 1978

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave: The Foxbourne Chronicles Chadbourne, Eugene / Fox, Dave:
The Foxbourne Chronicles

(Assembled Sound -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene / John Zorn: Great Duo Live, 1977-'80 Volume II Chadbourne, Eugene / John Zorn:
Great Duo Live, 1977-'80 Volume II

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Historic recordings from 1977-1980 of guitarist Eugene Chadbourne and John Zorn on sax, clarinet and game calls, performing together or solo in New York, San Francisco, Woodstock, NY, Toronton, ON, and New Orleans, LA.

Chadbourne, Eugene / Kramer / Licht, David: The Dawn of Shockabilly Chadbourne, Eugene / Kramer / Licht, David:
The Dawn of Shockabilly

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Lovens, Paul: Warsaw: Me and Paul Chadbourne, Eugene / Lovens, Paul:
Warsaw: Me and Paul

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Paul Lovens: Patrizio Chadbourne, Eugene / Paul Lovens:
Patrizio

(Victo -- Canada )

Price: $13.00

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Chadbourne, Eugene / Tyler, Charles: Ghost Legends Chadbourne, Eugene / Tyler, Charles:
Ghost Legends

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene : Eddie Chatterbox Double Love Trio Chadbourne, Eugene :
Eddie Chatterbox Double Love Trio

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene : Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius Chadbourne, Eugene :
Eddie Chatterbox: The Sound Of Genius

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Doc Chad's mysterious Eddie Chatterbox project, presenting tributes to master musicians he's had the opportunity to work with, this album including music from drummer Ed Cassidy, saxophonist Walter Malli, drummer Sunny Murray, bassist Peter Kowald, and throughout, guitarist Derek Bailey.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Music Of My Youth | Volume One Chadbourne, Eugene :
Music Of My Youth | Volume One

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A combination of live and studio recordings of songs from guitarist Eugene Chadbourne's younger days, assisted by Schroeder on drums, plus variously Jan Fitschen, Bella Nugent, Ekkehard Rossle, Molly Chadbourne, Sylvia Oelkrug, and Olivier Polard.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Peking Doc Chadbourne, Eugene :
Peking Doc

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A new solo collection of original songs from the Chadbourne repertoire, including live performance recordings from our own Inwood Park in upper Manhattan.

Chadbourne, Eugene : Vision-Ease Too Chadbourne, Eugene :
Vision-Ease Too

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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3 compositional works from Eugene Chadbourne written in the 70's, the 1st from a performance in 1978 with John Zorn on reeds, plus the original English Channel and a solo guitar work.

Chadbourne, Eugene and Hutton, Randy: Summer of 73: Recorded at Home Chadbourne, Eugene and Hutton, Randy:
Summer of 73: Recorded at Home

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene and Steven de Bruyn: Sonny And Brownie From Mars; April Fools! Chadbourne, Eugene and Steven de Bruyn:
Sonny And Brownie From Mars; April Fools!

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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The classic duo of Doc Chad on guitars, banjo, dobro & voice and Steven de Bruyn on harmonica, voice, dobro and electronics - in a studio recording from Brussels of originals country, folk, blues, and improv songs & covers.

Chadbourne, Eugene, with Malachy Papers: and the wind cries malachy Chadbourne, Eugene, with Malachy Papers:
and the wind cries malachy

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Amber And Other Compositions Chadbourne, Eugene:
Amber And Other Compositions

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Doc Chad in a 1997 concert at the Dandelion Gallery in Calgary performing in duo with bassist Billy McCarroll and solo, performing new works and pieces by Monk and Dolphy.

Chadbourne, Eugene: At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Clouds and Water Jan 12-1979

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: At Off Centre Centre June 6, 1980 Chadbourne, Eugene:
At Off Centre Centre June 6, 1980

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Chadbourne Auction House Chadbourne, Eugene:
Chadbourne Auction House

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: DOCHADEMONIC "hate" Chadbourne, Eugene:
DOCHADEMONIC "hate"

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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One of 2 "love"/"hate" releases collecting creative improvisations, narrative & songs with guests including Charles Tyler, Waren Smith, Rogier Smal, Earl Poole Ball, Redd Volkaert, and Ernie Durawa, recorded in studio and live in Greensboro, New York City, Amsterdam & Austin.

Chadbourne, Eugene: DOCHADEMONIC "love" Chadbourne, Eugene:
DOCHADEMONIC "love"

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $10.00

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The companion set to Doc Chad's DOCHADEMONIC "hate" CD, with Chad on guitars, banjos, vocals, highly modified duck call, and a host of other instruments, with collaborators including Charles Tyler, Grimsley High School Stage Band, Walter Malli, Ernie Durawa, Walter Daniels &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Dead Country Chadbourne, Eugene:
Dead Country

(Konnex -- Germany )

Price: $7.59

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Doc Chad's 'Turkish Delight', a quintet with musicians from Turkey, performing original material and one traditional number; thick country improvisation bridging two countries!

Chadbourne, Eugene: Doc Chad Ayler [2 CDs] Chadbourne, Eugene:
Doc Chad Ayler [2 CDs]

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.00

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Doc Chadbourne arranges and performs a vital section of the Albert Ayler songbook in a 2-CD release featuring solo settings to a quintet with musicians including Charles Tyler, Massimo Pupillo, Ted Reichman, Joe Williamson, &c.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Doc Chad Returns Chadbourne, Eugene:
Doc Chad Returns

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Doc Chad's new solo series features "in progress" material, new songs and recordings here with a new recording project involving BC engineer & player Scott Henderson.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Duck, Chad! Chadbourne, Eugene:
Duck, Chad!

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: ECs' Chadbourne, Eugene:
ECs'

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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A collection of excellent and unusual original songs played on 25 instruments, the album named after a small town in Hungary where Doc Chad spent time some summers ago.

Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part 7: The Post Day of the Dead Ritual Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part 7: The Post Day of the Dead Ritual

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part One Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part One

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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Chadbourne, Eugene: Horror Part Two: Banned Chadbourne, Eugene:
Horror Part Two: Banned

(Chadula -- USA )

Price: $12.95

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