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Little Richie Varola

LP (Item 3830) Verve, Late 60s — Condition: Very Good
$3.99 ...

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(€3.53 || £2.70 || ¥435) (approx.)
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Obscure album of swingin' organ tracks on Verve, played by a youthful organist named Little Richie Varola. Most of the stuff has sort of a stompin' R&B organ feel to it, but there's a nice version of "Who's Afraid of Virginia Wolf?" that has a great groove to it. Also includes nice takes on "Jaui" and "Walk on the Wild Side". Richie V was Louie Prima's organist, and Sam Butera guests on this session with some honking tenor. (Cover has a cutout hole & an X imprint.)  © 1996-2016, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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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