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Inside Folk Songs

LP (Item 586979) Atlantic, 1962 — Condition: Very Good

Pretty weird stuff from Shel Silverstein – best known for "A Boy Named Sue" and his trippy songs for kids, but working here in kind of a stoned-out, post-beatnik folksy mode. The songs all have Shel's wild wit and biting humor – and although many just feature Shel on vocals and guitar, there's kind of a hipster jazz feel to the way in which he carries them off. Wild, gruff and amazing! Titles include "Bury Me In My Shades", "Never Bite A Married Woman In The Thigh", The Unicorn", "It Does Not Pay To Be Hip", "The Slitheree-Dee", "Beans Taste Fine", "25 Minutes To Go", "Have Another Espresso".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Red & purple label pressing. Cover has a split spine and some splitting in the seams.)

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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