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Oooo But It's Good!

LP (Item 83236) Capitol, Early 60s — Condition: Near Mint-

Not really a vocal jazz record at all – although we will be honest, and say that Jack does do some singing on the set – but a comedy album, and one that shows yet another career in the wide-ranging career of LA jazzman Jack Sheldon! The record catches Jack live before a "studio party" at Capitol – running through open-ended routines that deal a bit with jazz, and which do feature some singing – but which are more in a post-Lenny Bruce sort of hipster comedy bag. Jack plays no trumpet on the set, and his singing is mostly in the raspy goofy mode that he's use later on TV a lot – but hey, we do like him so much, and he's got such a compelling personality, that we have to admit we're charmed by the set! Titles include "The Falcon", "Irving Lancelot & The Medieval Jazz Quartet", "Amoeba Jazz", and "Born To Lose".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has light wear and aging.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor 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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