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LP (Item 862288) RCA/Camden, Early/Mid 40s — Condition: Sealed

A collection of recordings from the 40s, with sidemen that include Juan Tizol and Lawrence Brown on trombone, Jimmy Hamilton on clarinet, Johnny Hodges on alto, Barney Bigard on clarinet and tenor, Ben Webster on tenor, Ray Nance and Wallace Jones on trumpet, with Fred Guy on guitar, Junior Raglin on bass, and Sonny Greer on drums.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Late 70s issue, still sealed, but with fraying and splitting at the bottom half of the spine.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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