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Perola Negra

LP (Item 23089) Philips (Brazil), Early 70s — Condition: Very Good

Early work by Brazilian singer Luiz Meldoia – recorded in 1973 with a rootsy style that combines samba styles with some of the more sophisticated arrangements creeping into MPB at the time – making for a deeply soulful approach that works wonders with Luiz's unique vocals! The album has some incredibly beautiful mellow tracks, plus some others with a rich guitar-heavy sound – and titles include "Forro De Janeior", "Farrapo Humano", "Perola Negra", "Estacio, Eu E Voce", and "Vale Quanto Pesa".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Early 80s pressing on Fontana. Cover has some small portions torn off the opening.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

Additional Marks & Notes

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