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LP (Item 1697) Limelight, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good+
Gatefold

Lively trio material from Les – playing here with his group that featured Paul Humphrey on drums and Victor Gaskin on bass. The set was recorded "live in the studio", with a party atmosphere that replicates the feeling of some of Les' hit live albums from the time. The set's nothing totally special – but Les is in top acoustic form here, going to town on the keys of the piano, chopping it up with the dexterity that made him a star from the get-go. The real treat, though, is the cover – as the album comes with a cool black and white booklet with candid photos from Les' day-to-day life, and some odd little writings! Titles include "Little Freak", "We're On The Move Now", "A Little 3/4", and "Jack V Schwartz".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(In the original pressing, with a very cool booklet inside the gatefold cover! Record is nice and clean – and cover has some light wear, and a bit of splitting on the top seam – but booklet is nice.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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