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Raindrops, Raindrops

LP (Item 473713) Crippled Dick (Germany), Late 60s/Early 70s — Condition: Very Good+

An incredible compilation of work by one of our favorite singers ever! Karin Krog hails from Norway – where during the 60s and 70s she cut some incredible records – far more than simple jazz vocal sides, a mix of words, grooves, and fusiony touches, the likes of which have never been approached by any other singer! Karin's got an icy tone to her style that makes it a perfect match for electric piano – and you'll hear plenty of that pairing on this set, which pulls together some of Karin's best groove-heavy tunes of the late 60s and early 70s – many of them versions of tracks you might recognize, but done here in spacious spacey versions that sound completely different! Players include John Surman, Steve Kuhn, Stu Martin, Jan Gabarek, Philip Catherine, and Dexter Gordon – and titles include "Time To Go", "Maiden Voyage/Lazy Afternoon", "We Could Be Flying", "I'll Wait For You", "Raindrops Raindrops", "Hold Out Your Hands", and "New Spring".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Includes innner sleeve.)

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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