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Live At 30th Street

LP (Item 521184) Columbia, 1962 — Condition: Very Good+

A very cool early album from jazz singer Carol Sloane – recorded in a hip "live in studio" style that replicates the vibe of some of Carol's New York nightclub dates from the time – a mode that seems to make the singer sound even groovier than ever! Backing is by a small, live combo – who mix things up nicely, and sometimes give Sloane a hard-swinging groove, other times just shade in the background and really just let the singer open up, take the lead, and work in these musically expressive ways! The set list is mostly familiar songs, but handled in a very fresh, personal way – and titles include "It Never Entered My Mind", "In A Sentimental Mood", "My Melancholy Baby", "On The Street Where You Live", "Spring Is Here", and "Love Walked In".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(360 Sound stereo pressing with black text.)

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

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