4-Track Cartridge Tapes

You must have a 4-track deck to play these. Four-track was the precursor to the 8-track. These tapes do not have an internal pinch roller (it is contained in the player itself). Mechanically, this format is more or less identical to the cart machines and players formerly used in broadcast studios. In terms of track formatting they are very similar to a 3 3/4 IPS 4-track prerecorded open reel tape (except that the 4 tracks all run in the same direction).

I AM LOOKING FOR any high-quality 4-track decks: wide frequency response and low wow & flutter are a must. Even if you aren't selling, I would like to know the make & model of any such equipment! TOP 4-TRACK TAPE WANTS: West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band- Part One (Reprise / Muntz), Fugs- Tenderness Junction (Reprise / Muntz), The Savage Resurrection (Mercury / Muntz), GRT pic box versions of ESP label rock tapes (Fugs, Pearls Before Swine, The Godz, any others), GRT pic box versions of any Tower label 1960s rock titles (Pink Floyd, Chocolate Watchband, The Smoke, Davie Allan & The Arrows, biker soundtracks, etc.)

On to the listings...

IMPORTANT: unless noted, all of these are white cart ITCC in original title tag sleeves. Most are sealed. Any quantity stock is noted in (parentheses) before the price, otherwise only one copy avalable of each. Very nice items here; these 4-tracks are getting impossible to find used and finding NOS store stock like this is basically unheard of at this late date! None are cutouts unless noted "h" (i.e., cutout drillhole).

Joan Baez-In Concert-Vanguard-SS; PB; Ampex cart in pic box $10

:-Farewell, Angelina-Vanguard-SS; PB; Ampex cart in pic box $10

Bee Gees-Odessa-Atco-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex carts; 2 tape set $30

Solomon Burke-Proud Mary-Bell-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Ace Cannon and his Alto Sax-"Tuff" Sax-SS; PB; Ampex cart in pic box $10

Ray Charles-A Portrait Of Ray-SS; LS/TT; white Ampex cart $10

:-A Man & His Soul Vol. 2-ABC-SS; Telepro cart w/ end cap $10

Collectors-Grass & Wild Strawberries-WB-M-; LS; Muntz cart orig $15

Judy Collins-Who Knows Where The Time Goes-Elektra-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Arthur Conley-More Sweet Soul-Atco-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

King Curtis-Instant Groove-Atco-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart (2) $10

:-Best Of-Atco-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Dion-Abraham, Martin & John-Laurie-SS; LS/TT (3) $4

The Fifth Estate-Ding Dong The Witch Is Dead-Jubilee-M-; LS/TT; fresh pads; sleeve has some stains $10

Ella Fitzgerald-Brighten The Corners-Capitol-SS; LS; h; Muntz cart $5

The 5 Stairsteps & Cubie-A Family Portrait-Buddah-SS; LS/TT (3) $4

Aretha Franklin-Soul '69-Atlantic-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

:-This Girl's In Love With You-Atlantic-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

The Barry Goldberg Reunion-There's No Hole In My Soul (Only In My Head)-Buddah-SS; LS/TT (3) $3

The Grass Roots-Lovin' Things-Dunhill-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Li'l Wally-My Vacation-Jay Jay-SS; h; early Muntz cart w/ small b&w top slick in Muntz sleeve; Polka music $3

Willie Mitchell-Oh Baby, You Turn Me On-Hi-SS; LS/TT; white Ampex cart $10

Phil Ochs-Tape From California-A&M-SS; LS/TT $10

The Pennywhistlers-Songs From Everywhere-Verve Folkways-SS; LS; h; obscure folk $5

Wilson Pickett-Hey Jude-Atlantic-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Rhinoceros-Satin Chickens-Elektra-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Rusty In Orchestraville-Capitol-SS; LS; h; Muntz cart; early Capitol children's / educational title, also includes "Sparky's Music Mix-Up", these titles started out as 78RPM sets circa late '40s, rare item for Capitol label collectors! $5

Smith-A Group Called Smith-Dunhill-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Staple Singers-Soul Folk In Action-Stax-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

The Sweet Inspirations-Atlantic-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

:-What The World Needs Now Is Love-Atlantic-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Tamba 4-We & The Sea-A&M-SS; LS/TT; very cool Brasilian group (2) $4

Tams-Portrait Of The Tams-ABC-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Grady Tate-Windmills Of My Mind-Skye-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Johnnie Taylor-Who's Making Love-Stax-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Carla Thomas-Best Of-Atlantic-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Charlie Underwood Glide Band-Birth Of A Sound-WB-SS; LS; h; Muntz cart $4

Dionne Warwick-The Magic Of Believing-Scepter-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

:-Promises, Promises-Scepter-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

:-Soulful-Scepter-SS; LS/TT; tan Ampex cart $10

Who's Afraid Of Virginia Woolf?-OST-WB-SS; LS; h; early Muntz cart w/ small b&w top slick $5

The Young Sound Vol. 2-Scepter / Wand Group-SS; LS/TT; another tape-only soul comp w/ Bobby Hebb, Maxine Brown, Chuck Jackson, Roscoe Robinson, Theola Kilgore (2) $4

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