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Very Best Of Bird

LP (Item 24824) Dial/Warner, Late 40s — Condition: Near Mint-
2LP Gatefold
An essential set of tracks – as it includes most of the best master takes from Parker's legendary Dial Recordings! The material is floating around a lot on CD these days, but this great set is just about the best way you can hook yourself up with the tracks on vinyl – as it includes superior packaging and nice notes! Titles include "Bird's Nest", "How Deep Is The Ocean", "Cool Blues", "Relaxin At Camarillo", "Bongo Bop", "Ornithology", and "Moose The Mooche".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mid 70s issue. Cover has some ringwear.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor 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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