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We realize that there are many different interpretations of the standard grades used
for pre-owned vinyl record albums & CD, so we thought we'd offer you the ones that we are working with,
so you have an idea what we mean when we give the grade for a non-new item on our pages.
Used Vinyl Grades
Below are stated conditions for a used vinyl records at Dusty Groove. Grading for
the cover should be assumed to be near (within a "+" or "-")
the grading for the vinyl.
If there is significant divergence from the condition of the vinyl, or specific flaws,
these will be noted in the comments section of the item. However, please be aware that
since the emphasis of this site is towards the music listener, our main concern is with
the vinyl of any used item we sell. Additionally, please note that all of our records
are graded visually; considering the volume of used vinyl we handle, it is impossible
for us to listen to each record. If we spot any significant flaws, we make every attempt
to listen through them and note how they play.
The following grading conditions apply to the vinyl component of an album or single:
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.
Pretty raw stuff from Moms – not in the content, but in the style of recording, as the record's definitely an "on the spot" number – recorded live in concert at the Apollo. However, that also makes it pretty compelling – as Moms is in home territory here – keeping ... LP, Vinyl record album
Classic Pigmeat – recorded live at the Apollo at the height of his career, running through longer routines with Baby Seals, Al Collier, and Elurllie Beam. The routines are all in the sneakin around for some sneaky nookie sort of mode – and titles include "A Lesson In Love", ... LP, Vinyl record album
Some of the finest moments from the Monty Python crew's skits for their excellent television show, including "Flying Sheep", 'Trade Description Act", "Nudge Nudge", "Interesting People", "The North Minehead Bye-Election", "Me Doctor", "Pet ... LP, Vinyl record album
Like most of the other MF records releases by Foxx, the cover doesn't reveal too much about what's actually on the record, but we're willing to bet this album was cut in his prime and raunchy stand up years, with lots of blue humor and racy jokes! LP, Vinyl record album
A spoken word classic – Richard Harris' reading of Kahlil Gibran's The Prophet – all set to some sublime backings from Arif Mardin! Harris has an even more pointed style of pronunciation than on some of his previous records on ABC – less of a shining tramp than the British actor ... LP, Vinyl record album
Redd Foxx unfiltered, uncensored and in his live prime! You know, we can never get enough of just about any kind of party record, and the early 70s blue records from Redd Foxx have always been some of our favorites. While he was pretty darn funny doing "straight" comedy on network TV as ... LP, Vinyl record album