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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.
Additional Marks & Notes
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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.
Great Mercury work from Billy Eckstine – one of the strongest male singers of the postwar years! Titles include "Nobody's Heart", "That Old Devil Called Love", "Stella By Starlight", "When The Sun Comes Out", "I Got Lost iN Her Arms", "Wh ... LP, Vinyl record album
Arrangements by Thad Jones and JJ Johnson – with titles that include "Sposin", "I Left My Heart In San Francisco", "All Alone", "The Sweetest Sounds", "On The Other Side Of The tracks", "I Had A Ball", and "I Want To Be ... LP, Vinyl record album
A great slice of work from the early years of Ernestine Anderson – one of her key swingers for Mercury, and the kind of record that should have made her huge at the time! There's a hip-stepping quality here that points nicely towards the 60s – a bit more of a bounce in the backings, ... LP, Vinyl record album
Early work by Morgana King – much more straightforward than some of her later records, but still done in that incredible vocal style that makes her one of the most unique jazz singers of her generation. The record's got an intimate honesty that's handled with small group backings in that ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic – and a record that will send chills down your spine! The recording quality of this one is superb – and Billy's rich voice has a bottomless quality that echoes out over the depths of moody arrangements by Billy Byers and Torrie Zito that are some of the best we've ever heard ... LP, Vinyl record album
A wonderfully moody album from singer Helen Merrill – recorded with backing by pianist John Lewis, in an overall feel that's got some of the styles that Lewis forged with the Modern Jazz Quartet! The tunes are familiar ones, mostly, but arranged in a style that's got wonderfully sad and ... LP, Vinyl record album
Fantastic work from Andy Bey and the Bey Sisters – a superb trio with a really soulful touch – one who had the depth of a gospel group, but the freewheeling range of the best jazz singers of their generation! Andy provides fantastic piano, and very deep vocals alongside Geraldine and ... LP, Vinyl record album