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Roller Coaster (illustrated cover)

CD (Item 177105) Bandstand (Japan), 1970 — Condition: Used
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Features Ron Burton on piano, Vernon Martin on bass, Harold White on drums, and Joe Habad Texidor on percussion.  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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When you purchase a used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use, but if there are significant details or defects we will describe the item's condition (just like we do with LPs), so look for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details before ordering.

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