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Gershwin 79

LP (Item 469414) Parachute/Casablanca, 1979 — Condition: Near Mint-

A late 70s effort to soup up the work of George Gershwin – as you might guess from the title – part of a bit nostalgia wave that seemed to hit right as disco crashed into the mainstream! As with other efforts of this type, the sound is surprisingly good – especially from the perspective of so many years hence – and in a way, the solid grounding of Gershwin compositions really helps to give these tunes some focus, as well as a sense of care with the material. Russ Regan is the conceptual genius behind the album, and vocals are by Sue Raney on one number – plus a host of other singers on the rest. Titles include "The Man I Love/Embraceable You", "Strike Up The Band", "Rhapsody In Blue", "I Got Rhythm", and "Fascinating Rhythm".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has light wear and a promo stamp.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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