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Love & The Weather

LP (Item 518297) Bethlehem, Mid 50s — Condition: Very Good-
Fantastic stuff all around – and an early treasure from Herbie Mann! From the outside, the record appears to be a mellow album of easy listening tunes – but on the inside, it's a darkly tuned session – one that's filled with sorrow and haunting emotions that you'd never find in any other Herbie Mann album! Herbie's the main soloist – playing flute in front of orchestrations by Ralph Burns and Frank Hunter, both of whom do an incredible job with the record – filling it with strange off-kilter string parts that totally underpin any of the mellow side of Herbie's playing. Burns' work is especially great, and rivals some of his best material of this sort for Verve. Titles include "Love & The Weather", "Ill Wind", "Moon Love", "High On A Windy Hill", and "The Morning Side Of The Mountain".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mono red label pressing with deep groove. Cover has wear and aging, split seams with reinforced tape remnants, and a clipped corner in back.)

Very Good - (minus)

  • Vinyl may be dirty, and can lack a fair amount of luster.
  • Vinyl can have a number of marks, either in clusters or smaller amounts, but deeper.
  • This is the kind of record that you'd buy to play, but not because it looked that great. Still, the flaws should be mostly cosmetic, with nothing too deep that would ruin the overall record.
  • Examples include a record that has been kept for a while in a cover without the paper sleeve, or heavily played by a previous owner and has some marks across the surface. The record should play okay, though probably with surface noise.

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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