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Big Time Guitar – Tiny Grimes With Organ & Rhythm

LP (Item 6261) United Artists, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good+
Temporarily Out Of Stock

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R&B guitarist Tiny Grimes recorded this LP around the time that he was doing a number of other jazz comeback LPs (most notably for Prestige). This set's a pretty stripped-down session that has Grimes' guitar mostly in the lead, with organ accompaniment by either E.S. Swanston or L.S. Williams (who we've never heard of), plus drums. The cuts are short, but they're also long enough to let Tiny wail on the guitar with his deep gutbucket sound. Tracks include "Coffee Break", "Blue Morocco", and "Work Song".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Back cover has light wear, and a stamp from Chicago's legendary Palm Tavern – front is great.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight 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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