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LP (Item 579749) Inca, 1982 — Condition: Very Good

Beautiful later work from Sonera Poncena – a record that softens the edges a bit from their brassier sessions of the 70s, but which also comes across with an even deeper sense of soul! The salsa here is really wonderfully balanced – emotive, but never too much so – and set amidst arrangements that bring the congas up strongly in the mix, tune down the trumpets, and flow with a sense of grace and majesty throughout, thanks to bold piano lines from Papo Lucca! Vocals are by Yolanda Rivera and Tonito Ledee – and titles include "Soledad", "Date Cuenta", "Si La Ven", "Joido", "Aunque Te Quiero", and "Yambeque".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has 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.

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