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Big Hits Latin Style

LP (Item 29791) Tico, 1963 — Condition: Very Good+

Great stuff from Ray! Despite the title, which makes the record sound like a sell-out, the album's actually a killer batch of instrumental Latin versions of pop hits – all done in a tight edgey style that sounds a lot like the work on Ray's classic Charanga Moderna album! You may know the songs, but the arrangements of the material are very different than what you'd expect – as you'll hear on the cuts "Easier Said Than Done", "Wipeout", "Enamorado", "So Much In Love", "A Walkin Miracle", and "Can't Get Used To Losing You".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Heavy 60s pressing! Vinyl has a short click in one spot, but is very nice overall – and cover has a bit of tape on the top seam, but is nice too.)

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.

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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