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By Jupiter & Girl Crazy

LP (Item 360930) Roulette, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good
Gatefold

One of the most obscure albums ever from the groovy vocal team of Jackie Cain and Roy Kral – and one of the most compelling, too! The duo take on songs from two older musicals for the set – but completely transform them with their playful, inventive approach to arrangements – a way of presenting the lyrics in different ways from track to track – both in the way they trade or share lines, and in the way the instrumentation comes across! Players are sadly not credited in the notes, but we're guessing that Roy directed them from the piano – through modes that are nicely swinging, even in mellower moments – and much hipper than the roots of these tunes might make you expect. But then again, we've come to expect a lot from Jackie & Roy over the years – and they certainly deliver here! Titles include "Jupiter Forbid", "Everything I've Got", "I Got Rhythm", "Bidin My Time", "Could You Use Me", and a great bossa version of "Careless Rhapsody".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has split seams.)

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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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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