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Mongo '70

LP (Item 4282) Atlantic, 1970 — Condition: Very Good+

A killer set from Mongo Santamaria – one of his first albums on Atlantic, and a record that really keeps up the groove of his Columbia sides! Mongo's moving into very funky territory here – working with arranger Marty Sheller, and getting some great help on keyboards from Neal Creque – fresh to the group from his time in Pucho & The Latin Soul Brothers. Other players in the set include Sonny Henry, Roger Glenn, and Angel Allende – and the album cooks with a really nice mix of electric and acoustic playing! Titles include "Windjammer", "Look Away", "The Whistler", "Mo' Do", "Grass Roots", "Night Crawler", and "March Of The Panther".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original red and green label Broadway pressing. Cover has some light wear and a cutout hole, but vinyl is nice!)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight surface noise when played.

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