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Blowin' The Blues Away

LP (Item 2566) Blue Note, 1959 — Condition: Very Good
$49.99 ...

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(€45.45 || £31.84 || ¥6166) (approx.)
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A killer session from Horace's famous quintet that included Blue Mitchell, Junior Cook, Gene Taylor, and Louis Hayes – and one of the group's earliest recordings for Blue Note. The band had a unique mix of rootsy soul jazz playing and more exotic approaches to arranging, and they managed to play both early funk tracks and more thoughtful compositions with incredible lyrical beauty. The album includes tracks that mix both of these styles – like "Sister Sadie", "Break City", "St. Vitus Dance", and the lovely "Peace". (63rd street pressing, with deep groove, RVG stamp and ear! Vinyl is very nice overall, but has a mark that clicks for just a bit on one side. Heavy cover is great, but has a small name on the back.)  © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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.

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