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Lonely Spell

LP (Item 419676) Capitol, Mid 50s — Condition: Very Good
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A beautifully obscure vocal session from mid 50s Capitol – one that features singer Bob Manning crooning in a moody, late nite mode – of the sort that the label virtually invented at the time! The record's got some of the same dark depths as the Capitol LPs at the time by Dick Haymes – and Manning's a similar styled singer too, with a voice that's deep, and confident, yet fragile right around the edges in a really nice way. Backings are by Monty Kelly, and although lush, they're often so light and quiet that Manning's vocals really dominate the record in a great way. Titles include "You've Changed", "I'm Thru With Love", "When Your Lover Has Gone", "Alone Together", "You Call It Madness", "Love Letters", "Time Was", and "My Ideal". (Original pressing!)  © 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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