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Lou Rawls & Strings

LP (Item 404421) Capitol, 1965 — Condition: Very Good

Great early work by Lou Rawls – no, the album doesn't have funky David Axelrod arrangements – but it does feature Lou with some great jazzy backing by Benny Carter – who really knows how to put the right degree of punch in the arrangements to bring out the best in Lou's voice. The set's some of Lou's best pre-Axelrod material for Capitol – filled with strong renditions of standards and familiar tunes. Titles include "Now And Then There's A Fool Such As I", "What'll I Do", "My Buddy", "Three O'Clock In The Morning", "Charmaine", "Cold Cold Heart", "I'll See You In My Dreams", and "Nothing Really Feels The Same".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Rainbow label stereo pressing.)

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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