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I Sing Folk Songs

LP (Item 75571) Concert Disc, Early 60s — Condition: Very Good+

One of the more obscure albums by Willie Wright, an African-American folk singer from Chicago who was part of the same soul/folk scene as Terry Callier. This album has Wright definitely sticking in the "folk" side of his bag – mostly singing traditional numbers, but doing so in a slightly bluesy way that recalls the sounds of some of Callier's earliest recordings. Titles include "Go Tell Aunt Rohdie", "A Mighty Little Boy Is My Boy", "Go Down Captain", "Oh Boy", and "Every Night When The Sun Goes Down".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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

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