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Switched On Beatles

LP (Item 2012) Island, Early 70s — Condition: Very Good+

Some very groovy and fairly ambitious moog takes of Beatles tracks, using moog, arp, and other cool electronic instrumentation. The lineup's mostly late Beatles stuff with a trippy feel, like "Your Mother Should Know", "Strawberry Fields", and "Penny Lane", and many of the tracks are taken in versions that mix them with other ones. The band's kind of young and hip, and the sound is better than the usual moog rock LP. Excellent Peter Max-ish gatefold with inner pictures of the band. One guy is wearing a studded denim jacket over a Speedy Gonzalez tee-shirt AND he is wearing a brass MOOG belt buckle. These guys were the real McCoy! (Cover has small stickers.)  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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.

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