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Peas & Rice

LP (Item 29846) Prestige, 1967 — Condition: Very Good

Stunning stuff – and one of the few great records that vibist Freddie McCoy cut for Prestige! Very different than the usual funky vibesmen, Freddie's got a style that leads itself nicely to modal pop soul jazz – as you'll hear on the short little groovers that fill up this album, all done in a playful swinging style that's really great! Joanne Brackeen plays piano and organ on a number of tracks, and Wally Richardson sits in a bit on guitar. Titles include "Peas N Rice", "Summer In The City", "Huh!", "Call Me", and "One Cylinder".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Blue trident label stereo pressing with Van Gelder stamp. Cover has a worn corner at the bottom right.)

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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