Bargain Bin Babylon: Barbara Mandrell: “Operator, Long Distance Please” from In Black and White
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Barbara Mandrell: “Operator, Long Distance Please” from In Black and White

As the title suggests, the anxious subject has enlisted the now anachronistic help of an operator to connect her with the beloved she just can’t seem to get…

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Svensktoppen
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Svensktoppen

These albums serve as both a snapshot of ‘70s pop and an illustration of a smaller nation engaging with and reclaiming contemporary popular entertainment.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Ambrosia: One Eighty
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Ambrosia: One Eighty

What makes One Eighty worth its price is the hits, which sound as good as ever.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Alan Parsons Project: I Robot
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Bargain Bin Babylon: The Alan Parsons Project: I Robot

Bargain Bin: Hugo Montenegro: Rocket Man (A Tribute to Elton John)
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Bargain Bin: Hugo Montenegro: Rocket Man (A Tribute to Elton John)

A fine way to hear John’s '70s work in a new and unique way, schmaltz and all.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Anthony Perkins: Chante en Français
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Anthony Perkins: Chante en Français

Who wouldn't want to hear Anthony Perkins crooning his rainy-day standards? Or, better yet, singing in French!

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Alan Stivell: Chemins de Terre
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Alan Stivell: Chemins de Terre

Rockist bargain bin hunters willing to venture outside their comfort zone will happily eat this up.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Silver: Silver
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Silver: Silver

Silver's self-titled album remains a solid slice of radio-friendly country rock and an enjoyable snapshot of a bygone era.

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Bargain Bin Babylon: Le Roux: Up
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Le Roux: Up

Bargain Bin Babylon: Matthew and the Mandarins: II
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Bargain Bin Babylon: Matthew and the Mandarins: II

The beauty of the dollar bin is that it often leads you to something you didn’t know you needed: like country music … from Singapore.

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