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At The 90th Floor

LP (Item 471722) 90th Floor, 1960 — Condition: Very Good

A rare vocal session from the duo of Kiz and Dick Harp – a pair who's kind of like a stripped-down version of Jackie & Roy! As on the best Jackie & Roy work of the time, the record features vocals by both Kiz and Dick – sometimes singing solo, sometimes in duet mode – but the sound here is a lot sparer, with just piano backing the voice on most numbers, in a way that's intimate and very much in a late nite and loungey mode. The setting is an unusual one for the time, but Kiz especially rises to the challenge – and really dominates the record with her expressive, yet understated vocals. Titles include "Ugly Duckling", "Lazy Afternoon", "I Like It That Way", "Down In The Depths", "Inch Worm", "Joey Joey Joey", and "Too Much In Love".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Black label pressing with deep groove.)

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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