MC5 ‎– High Time

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SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Pre) Atlantic SD 8285 US 1971 Sell This Version
M 88285 MC5 High Time(8-Trk, Album) Atlantic M 88285 US 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 8285 Canada 1971 Sell This Version
40223 , 40 223, N° 40 223 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 40223 , 40 223, N° 40 223 France 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 8285 Australia 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 8285 US 1971 Sell This Version
2400 123 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic 2400 123 UK 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 8285 US 1971 Sell This Version
P-8139A MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic P-8139A Japan 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic SD 8285 US 1971 Sell This Version
K 40223 MC5 High Time(LP, Album) Atlantic K 40223 Italy 1971 Sell This Version
40.223, 40 223, SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 40.223, 40 223, SD 8285 Germany 1971 Sell This Version
40 223, 40223 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic 40 223, 40223 Greece 1971 Sell This Version
SD-8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Mono, Promo) Atlantic SD-8285 US 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285, SD-8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Promo) Atlantic, Atlantic SD 8285, SD-8285 US 1971 Sell This Version
CSJ-1149 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Unofficial) 中聲 CSJ-1149 Taiwan 1971 Sell This Version
SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE) Atlantic SD 8285 Canada 1972 Sell This Version
40 223, 40223 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RP) Atlantic, Atlantic 40 223, 40223 France 1972 Sell This Version
40223 , 40 223, N° 40 223 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RP) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 40223 , 40 223, N° 40 223 France 1972 Sell This Version
40223, SD 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Atlantic, Atlantic 40223, SD 8285 Germany 1985 Sell This Version
8122-71034-2 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2) 8122-71034-2 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
AMCY-470 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM) Atlantic AMCY-470 Japan 1992 Sell This Version
R2 71034 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2), Atlantic R2 71034 US 1992 Sell This Version
R2 71034 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2), Atlantic R2 71034 US 1992 Sell This Version
8122-71034-2 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2) 8122-71034-2 Europe 1992 Sell This Version
8122-71034-2 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM, Unofficial) Rhino Records (4) 8122-71034-2 Russia 1992 Sell This Version
R4 71034 MC5 High Time(Cass, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2), Atlantic R4 71034 US 1992 Sell This Version
LP 5094 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE, 180) Sundazed Music LP 5094 US 2002 Sell This Version
LP 5094 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE, TP) Sundazed Music LP 5094 US 2002 Sell This Version
8122 73662-1 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, Pic, RE) Atlantic, Warner Strategic Marketing United Kingdom 8122 73662-1 UK 2003 Sell This Version
WPCR-13733 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, Pa) Atlantic WPCR-13733 Japan 2009 Sell This Version
R1 8285 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE, 180) Atlantic R1 8285 US 2016 Sell This Version
081227946395 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE, 180) Atlantic 081227946395 Europe 2016 Sell This Version
8122-71034-2 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM) Rhino Records (2) 8122-71034-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
8122-71034-2 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Rhino Records (2) 8122-71034-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
8122-71034-2 MC5 High Time(CD, Album, RE, RM, RP) Rhino Records (2) 8122-71034-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
40223, 40 223, N° 40 223 MC5 High Time(LP, Album, RE) Atlantic, Atlantic, Atlantic 40223, 40 223, N° 40 223 France Unknown Sell This Version

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flipster

flipster

October 4, 2018
referencing High Time, LP, Album, Pre, SD 8285
...third offering from the 5 sees them getting into some hard rocking with explosive missives rolling out all across the land, with the 50s rock'n'roll obsession from the second wax put on hold as they develop a sound more in keeping with the times, sometimes getting busy with their jazz leanings coming to the fore...they come off with a stooges riff more than once but given more flesh than the originals would have had so the years of the stooges supporting the mighty 5 have paid off in reverse, they helped the 5 get back on track as some of their live outings were getting tired, they'd been through a lot in the last four years, being the most politically important band in amerikkka at the time they suffered continual pig harassment/record co. getting cold feet, which shows up the liberal hippy ethics as shallow to non-existence...some of this disk is heading in the prog direction though this is jazz prog taken further, all sorts of yanquee musics show up if only in feel, fleeting moments of the fading empire, yes, the 5 still knew how to slip the ongoing revolution into tunes but they were warning of the dangers of too much rhetoric and not enough action, the 5 haven't given up looking for a 'better tomorrow' but they realized plenty cats will sell out and make some bread by selling the revolution 'down the river'...even at this late point in their lifespan the 5 are putting more into making this wax than hardly anyone back in the hard rock early 70s, a time of stoner rock/singer songer/glam, all things the 5 had already done back in the whirlwind riot days-their whole trip was full of words backed up by stoned out jazz boogie, draped in the glamest thing ever, the amerikkkan flag made over into a symbol of freedom instead repression (which annoyed the pig no end, proving the 5 were right)...without any hesitation a cat's got to know this is still the real deal, it stands alongside the other two, all allowing the listener to get the full picture, very much an art movement in their own right, they strove to turn on the masses by any means possible, the evolutionary next step from the merry pranksters bus trip of 1964 and the following years acid tests...this was for real in the heart of riot amerikkka, not in suburban bohemia, this was ken keseys vibe taken and expanded on with black panther consciousness/R&B/rock'n'roll/freejazz and mighty amounts of mind altering chemicals/the earths good herb and some old fashion beer...extremely important wax in its own right this is very much the sound of avant rock taking on the main stream as this could have taken off with the great unwashed and not just the underground, it's easy to see this as sound being accepted by the square teenagers in the early seventies and when they'd deciphered the message they be turned onto the revolution, they'd not get drafted, they'd not work for uncle sams autocracy making 'shoddy cars and cheap guitars'...the history of rock'n'roll is littered with great rocking combos who all contribute a little something to make it all bearable in the face of adversity bought on by a dose of 'society' and none more so than the 5 who took it to the streets and turned on cats planet wide and still to this day inspire all that step within the hallowed boundaries of the grande ballroom of the mynd and groove outer spacesways with in the starship of the MC5...
ants75

ants75

February 4, 2017
referencing High Time, LP, Album, SD 8285
Many things have been written about the greatness of the MC5, and while their defining moment may well have been their live debut "Kick Out The Jams" and the legend that surrounds the album, many had perhaps stopped listening to the band by the time they released "High Time".
Listening to "High Time " in the 21st century we can be asking the question of what MC5 would have done afterwards had they not broken up.
The album opens up with "Sister Anne" a lively rocker that is very catchy, its four bar blues structure may have roots in the music of Little Richard and Chuck Berry as opposed to the mythology of the revolution that was promised during the 1960s and perhaps back in 1971 people who held the MC5 a beacon of revolution would have been scratching their collective heads.
Revolutionaries are not musicians and musicians are not revolutionaries, we have to remember that the band were only young men with their hearts on their sleeves, at the heart of the band was snippets of soul music as well as the twin guitar attack of Fred "sonic" Smith and Brother Wayne Kramer, but such songs as "Future/ Now" and "over and over" revisit their world view, and I think people who pointed their fingers at the inactivity and apathy that hung around the world at the time are no different from now.
When I heard this album, I was rapturous. I wanted to write a letter to Wayne Kramer to thank him for his music and the message of peace that over 40 years, it still resounds. This record needs to be heard, it needs to be played, there is no shtick, no pretence, even though the band was imploding at the time, "High Time" is a record that contains the band that could not be contained....isn't it time to play it again?
art.vandelay

art.vandelay

August 9, 2016
referencing High Time, LP, Album, RE, 180, R1 8285
Awesome reissue! Sounds great and packaging is on point. Worth every penny.
leftypem

leftypem

July 25, 2016
referencing High Time, LP, Album, Mono, Promo, SD-8285
Can any owner confirm if this is proper mono, or a fold down?
arnie11

arnie11

February 7, 2015
referencing High Time, LP, Album, Pre, SD 8285
my copy is SD 8 285 but is not gatefold and can't find a country of origin?
bscrawler

bscrawler

November 29, 2014
referencing High Time, LP, Album, Pre, SD 8285
Kills me that this is their last album. Talk about going out in style. This is the 5 at their BEST.