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Blues For Now (aka Dealin')

LP (Item 983249) Muse/Vedette (Italy), 1973 — Condition: Very Good+

One of the few albums that Richard Davis ever cut as a leader, and a nice one! Despite the fact that Davis played on many many many sessions over the years, few labels ever gave him a chance to explore his own creativity with a group of his own choosing. For this nice Muse session, he picked a good batch of soulful players that includes Clifford Jordan, Hannibal Marvin Peterson, and Paul Griffin – and he uses the players' full range of talents to come up with a very haunting array of tracks that includes "Sorta", "Sweet'n", "What'd You Say", and "Julie's Rag Doll".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Italian Vedette issue from 1977.)

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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