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Havin' A Ball – At The Village Gate

LP (Item 32473) RCA, 1964 — Condition: Very Good
Groovy groovy vocalese – featuring the group formed by Dave Lambert and Jon Hendricks after they were deserted by Annie Ross. Yolanda Bavan takes over Ross' vocals, and the trio do a lively batch of vocal tracks with some excellent interplay on the vocal lines. The set features backing by Gildo Mahones, and a few of the usual Basie-type tunes – but there's also some newer hipper stuff on the set, like "Days Of Wine And Roses", "Nothin For Nothin", "With Er Ead Tucked Underneath Er Arm", and the soulful "I Wonder What's Become Of Sally".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Stereo Dynagroove pressing with deep groove. Cover has some ringwear, aging, and light staining.)

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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