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Boy From Ipanema Beach (aka Bossa Nova De Roberto Menescal)

LP (Item 9868) Kapp, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good

A excellent set of instrumental bossa nova tunes by Roberto Menescal – one of Brazil's true musical geniuses of the 60s! The arrangements are bossa, but much more off-kilter than usual, with a weird edge, and groovy instrumentation, like vibes, that are not that common on Brazilian material from this period. The overall mood of the material is incredible, and the record shines with a freshness you'll be hard pressed to find on other bossa releases. Titles include "Negro", "Inverno", "Bolinha De Papel", "Samba De Verao", "Girl From Ipanema", and "O Amor Que Acabou".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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