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May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean,
and not too dirty.
May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play,
but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep.
Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well,
with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song,
but never throughout a whole song or more.
This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times,
but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.
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cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.
A wonderful early 70s release from Brazilian singer Taiguara – a record of sublime complications, beyond description or compare! The album brings together so many different strands of music – from ambitious Nascimento-like scoring to simpler, almost folksy moments, to some more ... LP, Vinyl record album
An unusual issue of sublime early work from bossa genius Joao Gilberto – served up with arrangements from Antonio Carlos Jobim, and titles that include "Se E Tarde Me Perdoa", "So Em Teus Bracos", "A Primeira Vez", "Manha De Carnaval", "Saudade Fez ... LP, Vinyl record album
Killer work from Wilson Simonal – a singer who brought plenty of soul to his samba! Simonal's got a groove that's somewhere in the territory of early work by Jorge Ben – upbeat, lively, and filled with joy – lots of very groovy rhythms that draw from samba roots, but inflect the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Wonderfully evocative work from Egberto Gismonti – a set based around the music of Hecto Villa-Lobos, but taken to much more creatively modern territory! The older compositions are a wonderful match for Gismonti's free-thinking approach to music – and the tunes are really opened up ... LP, Vinyl record album
Recorded in Buenos Aires, but a strong set of Brazilian tunes by these three greats! Singer Maria Crueza was at her best during the early 70s – and working here with the classic bossa team of poet Vinicius De Moraes and guitarist Toquinho, she really sparkles with a sound that's some of her ... LP, Vinyl record album
A 60s bossa nova classic – a famous live performance that features lots of upbeat vocal groovers! Both Pery Ribeiro and Leny Andrade sing on all tracks, and they're backed up by the Bossa Tres – heard here at their sharp-edged early best, working with extremely creative arrangements ... LP, Vinyl record album
A very cool 3LP set – filled with some of the best early tracks by Wilson Simonal – those jaunty, jazzy, samba funky tunes we love so much! Titles include "Zazueira", "Pails Tropical", "Meia Volta", "Voce Abusou", "Telefone", and lots ... LP, Vinyl record album
Very groovy album of bossa nova organ tracks – with a sound that's similar to Walter Wanderley, Ed Lincoln, or other 60's Brazilian organ players. Truthfully, most of these tracks probably have more of a samba sound than a bossa one, but it's light and airy, and with a good jazzy groove that' ... LP, Vinyl record album
A very nice Japanese collection of 60s classics by Astrud Gilberto – with tracks that include "Aruanda", "Agua De Beber", "Goodbye Sadness", "I Will Wait For You", "Girl From Ipanema", "Tristeza", "One Note Samba", "Mar ... LP, Vinyl record album