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Big, Bad, & Beautiful

LP (Item 54269) FPM, Mid 70s — Condition: Near Mint-

A great album of funky big band tracks by drummer Roy Burns – recording here with arrangements and backing by the group of Dick Grove, a mixture of acoustic horns in the front, with some electric bits in the rhythm section. Pete Jolly's on the record, playing a bit of Fender Rhodes – and although he's not in the lead on the set, his work on the instrument makes for a few nice moments. Includes the funky break tracks "Dead Ringer" and "Big Bad & Beautiful" – plus "Good N Plenty", "Dill Pickles", "The Call", and "Trilogy For Roy".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has light wear and a sticker spot.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor 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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