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FM Stereo

LP (Item 20484) Philips (Brazil), 1974 — Condition: Very Good+

A pretty darn groovy album of tracks – issued here with a title that says "FM Stereo Programacao Especial", which we think means that it was a promo-only album for radio. The cuts are very nice breezy bossa-inflected instrumental tracks on the record, with kind of a nice 70's FM sound to them! Zimbo does their usual post-bossa groove, with a groovy mix of piano, bass, and drums – on titles like "Que Maravilha", "Chove Chuva", "Tatuagem", "Carinhoso", "Ana Luiza", and "Bala Com Bala".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has some light wear, and a small record store sticker in one corner.)

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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