·  · in 45 RPMVinyl Records

This year 420 falls on a Friday, which is good for lots of people. It’s also good for this collaboration between SPARC and the Jazz Dispensary, which looks to be a wonderful match for a day like this, not coincidentally the day before RSD 2018. For those not in the know, SPARC is a medical cannabis dispensary that affords medical cannabis for adult use in the San Francisco and Sonoma areas. They fulfill the needs of low income patients prescribed by doctors for serious illnesses. Their collaboration with hospices, residential care facilities and dispensaries to help supply these seriously ill patients with no cost marijuana. They are an industry leader, and we’re happy to spread the word on this unique collaboration today. The Jazz Dispensary record label has been doing exclusive RSD releases for the past two years, and keen on creating a buzz before RSD 2018. Not only do they have impeccable taste in music and reissuing some of the best releases around, they do it right. On 4/20, they’ve got a fantastic seven inch for sale.

The songs are cannabis-inspired, but they’re also just great songs with a lot of soul, funk, and jazz elements to them. These are real American musical styles that appeal to a diverse set of people.

The forty five features two scorchers, “Mary Jane” by Bobby Rush on the A, and “Fire Eater” by Rusty Bryant on the B. Two stone cold classics that you definitely know and love. This release will be for sale at $15 at the following SPARC outlets:

Lower Haight: Open Daily 10am – 10pm, 473 Haight St, San Francisco, 415-805-1085

SoMA: Open Daily 9am – 10pm, 1256 Mission St, San Francisco, 415-252-7727

Santa Rosa: Open Daily 9am – 9pm, 1061 N Dutton Ave, Santa Rosa, 707-843-3227

Sebastopol: Open Daily 11am – 7pm, 6771 Sebastopol Ave, Sebastopol, 707-823-4206

If you are shopping for cannabis on that day and spend $125 or more, you’ll get $5 off the record. If you spend $200 you will get a one of a kind artifact.

Produced in tandem with Jazz Dispensary, Private Stock Series #001 will retail for $15 on April 20th at all SPARC outlets. Those who are shopping for cannabis that day will receive a $5 discount on the album if they spend $125 on dispensary goods; those who spend $200 or more will get this one-of-a-kind artifact for free while supplies last. The Jazz Dispensary has had great success with previous releases in their Top Shelf Series that include Alice Coltrane, 3 Pieces, Joe Henderson, Puch & The Latin Soul Brothers, Funk Inc., Charles Kynard, Gary Bartz NTU Troop, and more. Their Moon Rockscompilation is all time (Let’s not forget 2016’s RSD Cosmic Stash box set!), so you know that they are serious not just about their cannabis, but the music as well. It’s a limited run of 500 pieces pressed at Third Man Pressing plant in Detroit, MI. Listen to both tracks below:

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