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LP (Item 360132) Mercury, 1970 — Condition: Very Good

Beautiful beautiful early work by Kenny Rankin – a unique blend of styles that has him working at a level that he barely matched again! The album picks off where Kenny's sublime Moon Dusters album left off – taking the folk rock style of the 60s, and filtering it through the hipper singer/songwriter mode of the early 70s – made all the much prettier with arrangements by the great Artie Schroeck, a wonderful person to handle dark songs such as those in the set! Rankin contributes some fantastic originals to the set, alongside some well-chosen tracks from the late 60s – like Bert Jansch's "Needle Of Death", McCartney & Lennon's "Dear Prudence", Carol King's "Up On The Roof", Gordon Lightfoot's "Mountains & Marian", and Donovan's "Skip Along Sam". Other tracks include "House Of Gold", "Four Days Gone", "Family Theme", and "Soft Guitar".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original pressing! Cover has some wear and 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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