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Mambo Happy!

LP (Item 65331) RCA, 1959 — Condition: Very Good

Perez Prado at his best – sock-hard, with a choppy groove that's supported by some great percussion and really nice orchestrations! The feel here is in his best 50s mode – and possibly even better, as the recording quality on the set is great, and the mambo-focus makes for an album that never gets to soppy or slowed down – nicely jazzy at points, and served up with a heck of a lot of playful energy! Loads of nice numbers, including "Wild Mambo", "Go Go Mambo", "Syncopated Clock Mambo", "Agony", "Timba Timba", "Memoria A Chano", and "Kon Tomba".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mono pressing. 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.

Additional Marks & Notes

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