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Launching A New Band

LP (Item 515314) Mercury, 1959 — Condition: Very Good

Notable personnel include Conte Condoli on trumpet, Pete Jolly on piano, Mel Lewis on drums, and Bill Holman on tenor.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Black label mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has masking tape on the top and bottom seams, a spot of adhesive residue on the spine, and light wear.)

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.

Additional Marks & Notes

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