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Jacques Brel

LP (Item 44603) Reprise, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good+

An early American release of the work of one of France's greatest singers – featuring tracks recorded with the orchestra of Francois Rauber, who was Brel's accompanist on some of his best recordings ever. The package includes many classic numbers like "Jef", "Madeline", "Les Biches", "Mathilde", "Au Suivant", "Titine", "Chanson Sans Paroles", and "Les Bonbons" – and the back cover features some great English translations!  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(White label mono promo! Cover has a promo sticker, light wear, and a bit of aging. Vinyl has a short click on "Bruxelles".)

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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