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LP (Item 486055) Taxi (Jamaica), 1979 — Condition: Very Good+

Early Black Uhuru sides, in between the Black Sounds OF Freedom LP they cut with Prince Jammy and their later LPs for Island, these are the first recordings they did with Sly & Robbie, a team with whom they'd go on to much greater success with later. Still, we find ourselves coming back to these mighty tracks again and again, some of our all time favorites. 6 tracks in all, in nice extended versions, most clocking in around 7 minutes: "Leaving To Zion", "General Penitentiary", "Guess Who's Coming To Dinner?", "Abortion", "Natural Reggae Beat" and "Plastic Smile".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Jamaican Taxi pressing with red print labels. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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.

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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