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Miyoshi

LP (Item 684607) Mercury, Late 50s — Condition: Very Good+

An obscure one – but pretty darn nice! Miyoshi is a Japanese vocalist who sings in English – ala Pat Suzuki – and like Suzuki, she's got a swinging way with a tune, mixing together strands of jazz and show styles in a loungey style that's a lot more compelling than you'd think. Plus, some of the arrangements on the record are done in a style that keeps things interesting – perhaps a bit showy, but restrained enough not to be too campy. Titles include "Wonder Why", "My Heart Stood Still", "My Ship", "Sometimes I'm Happy", and "I'm Old Fashioned".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Black label stereo pressing with deep groove. Cover has a peeled spot on back.)

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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