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Mellow Gravy

LP (Item 2621) Prestige, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good+

Mellow Gravy is right – an early killer from Jack McDuff, from that time when he was really tightening up his sound on the Hammond, and working with a top-shelf group that really pushed things over the top! All tracks are nice and long with great solos – and in addition to Jack on the organ, the gr group features Gene Ammons on tenor, Eddie Diehl on guitar, and the mighty Joe Dukes on drums – save for one track where Harold Vick comes in on tenor for Ammons! Titles include "Watch Out", "Strollin", "Mr. Clean", and "Buzzin Round".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Blue label pressing, with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has some light peeling of the laminate near the opeing, but is great overall.)

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.

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