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West Side Story's Dynamic George Chakiris

LP (Item 22899) Capitol, Early 60s — Condition: Sealed

Chakiris made his big fame in the film version of West Side Story, but we've always been bigger fans of his work in Les Demoiselles De Rochefort. This album's one of many weak attempts to get his singing career in line with his matinee idol looks – and it features some of the best arrangements that Capitol could muster, by the likes of Billy May, Billy Byers, and others. The material's fairly hip – and includes "By Myself", "Mr. Lucky", "I Believe In you", and "A Lot of Living To Do".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Rainbow label stereo pressing, inclues the Capitol inner sleeve and portrait insert. Cover has a small cutout hole and a small piece of clear tape on back.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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