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Atlantic Do Wap Special

LP (Item 8264) Atlantic (Japan), Early 50s — Condition: Very Good+

That's "Doo Wop", not "Do Wap" – a fine little collection of doo wops, despite the misspelling of the title, all rare Atlantic sides from the fifties, by groups whose individual singles trade for crazy money, collected for release as this album in Japan in the 80s. Includes two tracks by the Diamonds (the black group, not the white one – and one of our favorites) "A Beggar For Your Kisses" and "Two Loves I Have" with a total of 14 number s in all. Also includes "Moments To Remember You By" by the Romeos, "I'm So Lonely" and "Got The Water Boiling" by The Regals, "Shadows OF Love" by The Pearls, 'Wheel Of Fortune" by The Cardinals, "Crying" by The Versatiles, "Precious Love" and "Passing Time" by the Cookies, "Look At The Stars" by The Bobbettes, "Pledge Of Love" by The Penguins, "Blue Moon" by The Sh-Booms, and "Finders Keepers" by The Crescendos.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Missing obi! Cover has some wear with pen notations on the 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

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