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Vocalists — New Arrivals ✈ — Vinyl

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✨✧ Carol LawrenceThis Heart Of Mine ... LP
Choreo, Early 60s. Very Good ... $7.99
A great little session of vocal work from singer Carol Lawrence – co-produced by songwriter Tommy Wolf, and featuring some nice lesser-known tunes! Backings are by Harry Betts and Dick Hazard – with soloists that include Bud Shank, Milt Bernhardt, and Don Fagerquist – all working ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has a few scrapes on the front.)

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✨✧ Bill HendersonWhen My Dreamboat Comes Home ... LP
Verve, 1965. Very Good ... $3.99
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(Cover has light wear. Vinyl has a click on "Who's Sorry Now".)

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✨✧ Burt BacharachMake It Easy On Yourself ... LP
A&M, 1969. Very Good ... $3.99
Fantastic work by maestro Burt Bacharach – subtle genius, and an album that offers more to us every time we listen to it! Burt's work has been recorded by many – but few ever gave it the kind of treatment that he did – as you'll hear in this brilliant array of sweeping strings, ... (Now Sound, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Mel TormeTorme Touch (aka Mel Torme & The Marty Paich Dek-Tette) ... LP
Bethlehem, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $2.99
This is Mel Torme's best-ever album, and it's one that we'd recommend to anyone who likes jazz vocals at all – even if you can't usually stand Mel! The Velvet Fog is backed by a great 10-piece group, led by the great Marty Paich, and featuring excellent west coast players like Pete Candoli, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Marlena ShawOut Of Different Bags ... LP
Cadet, 1967. Very Good+ ... $13.99
Marlena Shaw's first-ever album – and while not as all-out righteous as some of her later work, still a really unique record that quickly put Marlena head and shoulders above the rest of the pack! The record's a mix of jazzy vocal numbers and heavier soul tunes – arranged by Richard ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Orange label stereo pressing. Cover has a cutout notch and moderate wear and paste-on separation from moisture along the opening.)

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✨✧ Paul WilliamsHere Comes Inspiration ... LP
A&M, 1974. Very Good+ ... $4.99
A classic set from this massively underrated singer/songwriter! Paul Williams was definitely at the height of his mainstream popularity by the time of this set – with endless appearances on countless TV shows, not to mention work in The Planet Of The Apes films – yet the record's got a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve. Cover has wear and light splash stains.)

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✨✧ Sam CookeSam Cooke Sings The Billie Holiday Story (aka Tribute To The Lady) ... LP
Up Front, 1959. Very Good+ ... $6.99
An early gem from the great Sam Cooke – a pre-RCA session, but one that already has Sam showing a stronger jazzy side of his talents – as you might guess from the title! The Lady, in this case, is the late Billie Holiday – recently passed at the time of this recording, and ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Back cover has a small spot of tape.)

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✨✧ Frank Sinatra & Count BasieSinatra Basie – An Historic Musical First ... LP
Reprise, 1962. Near Mint- ... $16.99
Sinatra-Basie is the inaugural effort from the 2 leaders and the stellar orchestra – and it's a great one. Sinatra is as charismatic and loose out front as he's ever been on record, and the Basie & his players swing brilliantly with arrangements by Neal Hefti. Titles include "Pennie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(80s orange and tan label stereo reissue.)

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✨✧ Jimmy RushingEssential Jimmy Rushing ... LP
Vanguard, 1954/1955. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
Vocalist Jimmy Rushing first came to fame working with Count Basie in the 30s, but it wasn't until the 50s that he really got the chance to step out on his own and cut a number of great sessions in the studio! This 2LP set features one of Jimmy's finest moments of the 50s – material recorded ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mid 70s issue. Cover has light wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Joanie PallattoWhisper Not ... LP
Southport, 1986. Very Good+ ... $4.99
With music by Sparrow, Willie Pickens, Famoudou Don Moye, Von Freeman, and Eldee Young! LP, Vinyl record album
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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✨✧ Peggy LeeLet's Love ... LP
Atlantic, 1974. Very Good+ ... Just Sold Out!
An incredibly lovely later album from Peggy Lee – her first album for Atlantic, and proof that she was still growing tremendously as an artist, well into the 70s! The record's title track was a tune written for Peggy by Paul McCartney, who also produced the number for the record – and ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has wear, aging, an unglued seam, and a trace of a sticker.)

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✨✧ Mel TormeIt's A Blue World ... LP
Bethlehem, 1955. Very Good- ... $8.99
One of the most beautiful albums ever from the great Mel Torme – and a set that's a bit different than his other work for the Bethlehem label too! The set features Mel singing to lush backings from arranger Al Pellegrini – who brings in a mode that definitely lives up to the blue tones ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original pressing – red label with deep groove. Cover has a small bit of laminate peeling near the opening, but is great overall.)

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✨✧ Gil Scott-HeronRevolution Will Not Be Televised ... LP
Flying Dutchman/BGP (UK), 1974. New Copy (reissue)... $19.99 24.98
A set that wasn't initially conceived as a full album by Gil Scott-Heron – but one that's come to be an essential part of his catalog, thanks to the always-relevant title theme! The album's actually a classic collection of work from the early years of Gil Scott-Heron at the Flying Dutchman ... (Soul, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Revolution Will Not Be Televised (with bonus tracks) ... CD 12.99

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✨✧ Frank SinatraMan & His Music (Slipcase) ... LP
Reprise, Mid 60s. Very Good+ 2LP Gatefold ... Just Sold Out!
A very cool package – one that has Frank Sinatra narrating his career in music – as he performs re-recorded versions of classics, with backings by Nelson Riddle, Johnny Mandel, Count Basie, Gordon Jenkins, Don Costa, and Billy May! The spoken bits are wonderful – and the whole ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono tri-color pressing in the embossed faux metal slipcase – with booklet and inner sleeves! Box has very light wear in a back corner, but overall this is a great copy!)

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✨✧ June ChristySomething Cool (10 inch LP) ... LP
Capitol, 1953. Very Good+ ... $39.99
From its booze-soaked title cut, to its haunting selection of lonely ballads like "Midnight Sun" and "Stranger Called The Blues", this is one of the most fantastic vocal jazz albums of all time – and a record that we'd recommend instantly to anyone! June Christy has an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Original mono 10" pressing – nice and clean, and cover is nice!)

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✨✧ Nancy WilsonTake My Love ... LP
Capitol, 1980. Very Good ... Just Sold Out!
A gem of a record from Nancy Wilson – and further proof that some of her best moments come from her late 70s years at Capitol Records! This set's done in close collaboration with Larry Farrow – who wrote, arranged, and produced most of the set – in the same warm modern vibe that ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a cutout hole.)

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✨✧ Ray CharlesRay Charles Story Vol 1 ... LP
Atlantic, Late 50s. Very Good ... $6.99
(Soul, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Red & purple label pressing.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldElla Fitzgerald Sings The George & Ira Gershwin Songbook – Vol 5 ... LP
Verve, 1959. Very Good Gatefold ... $8.99
Sweet arrangements by Nelson Riddle! LP, Vinyl record album
(Verve Inc pressing with deep groove. Vinyl has a short click on "Funny Face" and "Lorelei")

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✨✧ Nat King ColeAt The Sands ... LP
Capitol, 1959/1960. Very Good ... $1.99
An important album by Nat King Cole – one that presented him in a live format, working in front of a very relaxed crowd at the Sands, expressing himself in a way that's quite different than some of his studio albums. The staid sound of Cole is opened up a bit here in the live set – a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label pressing. Cover has ring wear, edge wear, and a name in marker.)

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✨✧ Ray CharlesRay Charles Story Vol 3 ... LP
Atlantic, 1950s. Very Good ... $5.99
(Soul, Vocalists) LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red & purple label pressing. Cover has aging, light surface wear, and a small split on the top seam.)

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✨✧ Nancy WilsonLike In Love ... LP
Capitol, Mid 60s. Very Good ... $5.99
A nice early one by Nancy, and a record that shows her roots as a jazz singer, by pairing her lovely voice with swinging arrangements by Billy May. The tracks are mostly standards, but Nancy gives them a nice 60s pop twist, and keeps things nice and sexy with her sultry voice. Titles include ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing. Cover has light wear and a few small splash stains.)

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✨✧ Johnny MathisFirst 25 years - Silver Anniversary Album ... LP
Columbia, 1960s/1970s. Very Good 2LP Gatefold ... $1.99
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✨✧ George Shearing Quintet/Dakota StatonIn The Night ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good ... $3.99
Wonderful late 50s jazz from the LA scene – not just because singer Dakota Staton is at the best of her youthful prime, but also because the Shearing group on the set is great too! George is working here with one of his best lineups – a group that includes Latin-inflected Al McKibbon ... (Jazz, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mon teal label pressing. Cover has seam splits, light wear, and some aging.)

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✨✧ Julie LondonLonely Girl ... LP
Liberty, 1956. Very Good ... $14.99
Looking like she does on the cover, it's hard to imagine Julie London being a lonely girl – as she's very seductively posed, with that slinky bare shoulders look that no doubt helped many of her early Liberty sides sell so well! But apart from the cheesecake, the record's one of Julie's ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Turquoise label pressing. Cover has small splits on the corners by the opening, but looks nice overall.)

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✨✧ Nancy WilsonTouch Of Today ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. Very Good ... $3.99
Nancy's in groovy late 60s pop territory here – with swinging arrangements by Oliver Nelson, and some more mellow backings by Sid Feller. The set's not Nancy's most original album – but it's also one of the things she does best: taking songs made famous by others, and giving them a ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo rainbow label pressing.)

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✨✧ Johnny HartmanVoice That Is ... LP
Impulse, 1964. Very Good+ Gatefold ... $11.99
At the time of this album, Johnny Hartman definitely was the voice that is – a singer with a new level of maturity for the 60s, and a voice that's far more masculine than the geeky look of the photo on the cover! Hartman's sound here is smooth and warm, but never in a too-commercial way ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(70s green label ABC/Impulse pressing. Cover has light wear.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeUnforgettable (photo cover) ... LP
Capitol, Mid 50s. Very Good+ ... $4.99
Titles include "Unforgettable", "Mona Lisa", "Too Young", "Red Sails In The Sunset", "Portrait Of Jennie", and more. LP, Vinyl record album
(70s yellow label pressing. Cover has a stain along the opening and lightly bent corners at the bottom.)

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✨✧ Nat King ColeBlossom Fell (Pickwick) ... LP
Capitol/Pickwick, 1965. Very Good ... $1.99
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(70s issue. Cover has ring and edge wear, bent corners, and a center split in the bottom seam.)

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✨✧ Dinah WashingtonDinah (Emarcy) ... LP
EmArcy, 1956. Very Good- ... $11.99
A great little small group session for Dinah Washington – more jazz-based than some of her earlier or later work, sung with a small combo that includes Wynton Kelly on piano, Georgie Auld on tenor, and Herb Geller on alto. Tracks include "Look To The Rainbow", "Goodbye", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Blue label drummer logo pressing with deep groove. Cover is heavily oxidized, with a name stamp on front, discoloration from age, and a small peeled spot from sticker removal.)

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✨✧ Lambert, Hendricks & BavanHavin' A Ball – At The Village Gate ... LP
RCA, 1964. Very Good- ... $2.99
Groovy groovy vocalese – featuring the group formed by Dave Lambert and Jon Hendricks after they were deserted by Annie Ross. Yolanda Bavan takes over Ross' vocals, and the trio do a lively batch of vocal tracks with some excellent interplay on the vocal lines. The set features backing by ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo Dynagroove pressing with deep groove. Cover has some ringwear, aging, and a name stamp on back.)

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✨✧ Frank SinatraPal Joey ... LP
Capitol, 1957. Very Good- ... $4.99
A soundtrack as important to the sound of Sinatra on Capitol Records as High Society – maybe even more so, as it features seminal readings of Rogers & Hart standards "Bewitched", "I Could Write A Book", "The Lady Is A Tramp", and "There's A Small ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono black label pressing. Cover has some wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Dean MartinSleep Warm ... LP
Capitol, 1960. Very Good- ... $7.99
With orchestra conducted by Frank Sinatra. LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono rainbow label pressing with logo at the left. Cover has some wear and aging, with a half split bottom seam, and some light smudges on back.)

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✨✧ Dinah WashingtonThis Is My Story ... LP
Mercury, Late 50s/1961. Very Good- 2LP Gatefold ... $4.99
A cool compilation that features one album of new recordings of older Dinah Washington hits – done in 1961 with backings by Quincy Jones – and another record that features some of Dinah's best bits for Mercury from the late 50s and early 60s! LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo pressing with deep groove, in the textured booklet cover. Cover has some edge wear, discoloration from age, center split in the spine, and small splits in the bottom seams.)

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✨✧ Ella FitzgeraldLullabies Of Birdland ... LP
Decca, Late 40s/Early 50s. Very Good- ... $14.99
Seminal pre-Verve work by Ella Fitzgerald – a variety of early singles from the late 40s and early 50s, collected together in one full album by Decca! Even at this point in her career, the Fitzgerald magic is firmly in place – sensitively taking on familiar lyrics on some tunes, ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging with some small stains on back.)

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✨✧ Lurlean HunterLonesome Gal ... LP
RCA, 1956. Very Good- ... $7.99
Moody set of vocals recorded by this obscure Chicago singer. Lurlean got her start at the classy south side Club DeLisa, home to Sun Ra, and a host of other Chicago talents – but by the time of this recording, she'd moved downtown, and had become a classy smoky voiced singer with a good ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear and aging, with a Meet The Girls sticker on front.)

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✨✧ Billie Holiday/Sonhouse AllstarsBillie – Original Soundtrack ... LP
Verve, 1939/Late 40s/1950s. New Copy ... $23.99 25.99
A selection of work put together for the well-done documentary on the late, great Billie Holiday – a record that includes classics from Billie's vintage recordings, plus a few new tracks recorded for the film by the Sonhouse All Stars! The Holiday vocal tracks are the main draw – as ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
Also available Billie – Original Soundtrack ... CD 13.99

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✨✧ Brigitte Fontaine & Art Ensemble of ChicagoComme A La Radio ... LP
Saravah/Superior Viaduct, 1970. New Copy Gatefold (reissue)... Just Sold Out!
One of the coolest albums ever recorded – a legendary meeting between the Art Ensemble Of Chicago and inventive French singer Brigitte Fontaine! The set was recorded at the end of the 60s in Paris, and it perfectly sums up all of the incredible energy bubbling out of the post-68 years – ... (French, Vocalists) read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Chris ConnorChris Connor Sings Lullabys For Lovers (10 inch LP) ... LP
Bethlehem, 1954. Very Good- ... $14.99
One of the most compelling early albums recorded by Chris Connor for Bethlehem – a sweet little 10" session that was part of her initial "lullabies" series! The backings on the set are extremely haunting – played by the Vinnie Burke Quartet, with a lineup that includes ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has some wear and aging.)

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✨✧ Nancy WilsonSon Of A Preacher Man ... LP
Capitol, Late 60s. Very Good- ... $3.99
A wonderfully groovy album from Nancy Wilson – filled with hip jazzy touches and lots of bouncy soul – in that sweet blend that was a perfect fit for the style of late 60s Capitol Records! Nancy really steps out from some of her more staid modes here – swinging a groove with some ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Cover has a name in marker.)

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✨✧ Gloria LynneLonely & Sentimental ... LP
Everest, Early 60s. Very Good- ... Just Sold Out!
A classic set from singer Gloria Lynne – mature vocals that bridge the worlds of soul and jazz – all set to some beautiful modern arrangements by Melba Liston! The set's got a depth that goes a bit past some of Gloria's other records from the time – less of the pop-styled ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Stereo black label pressing. Cover has light wear and some aging.)

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✨✧ Bobby DarinBobby Darin (Atco) ... LP
Atco, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $4.99
Pure genius – Bobby D's first LP – and nicely balanced between rockers and straight vocal numbers! Includes "Splish Splash", "Action Speaks Louder Than Words", "Don't Call My Name", "So Mean", and "Wear My Ring". LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono yellow harp label pressing. Vinyl has some small surface pits that play with light crackles. Cover has light wear and bumped corners.)

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✨✧ Frank SinatraHit Maker ... LP
Capitol (Japan), 1950s. Near Mint- 2LP Gatefold ... $39.99
Very cool 2LP set from Japan that brings together a lot of Sinatra's singles for Capitol – including a lot of tracks that weren't on original LPs. Titles include "You'll Get Yours", "How Are You Fixed For Love", "Mr. Success", "Five Hundred Guys", ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Early 80s issue, with obi.)

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✨✧ Arthur PrysockPortrait Of Arthur Prysock (Verve) ... LP
Verve, Mid 60s. Very Good- ... $0.99
Genius! It's hard to go wrong with Arthur Prysock in the 60s – and an album like this is key proof of why he was one of the best male singers of his generation – even if nobody seems to remember that now! There's a mix of darkness in with the bold, adult, masculine approach here ... read more LP, Vinyl record album

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✨✧ Lambert, Hendricks & RossHottest New Group In Jazz ... LP
Columbia, Late 50s. Very Good- ... $4.99
How can we even begin to describe the genius of Lambert Hendricks and Ross? The group was a jazz vocal supergroup that merged three talents that had already made a big name in the bebop vocalese field – Dave Lambert, Jon Hendricks, and the lovely Annie Ross – and the project was an ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono 6 eye pressing with deep groove. Cover has ring and edge wear, some seam splitting, and a bit of pen on front.)

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✨✧ Billie HolidayLady Sings the Blues ... LP
Verve, 1956. Very Good- ... $24.99
Possibly one of the most essential Billie Holiday albums for Verve – a set that carries the same title as her famous autobiography, and which also features many key numbers from her songbook at the time! The feel here is quite easygoing and relaxed – with small group backing behind ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Heavy mono MGM pressing with deep groove. Vinyl plays with some crackles, with a mark that clicks during "Trav'lin' Light". Cover has wear and aging, split seams, and some peeled spots on front.)

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✨✧ Eydie GormeBlame It On The Bossa Nova ... LP
Columbia, 1963. Very Good- ... $4.99
Easily the grooviest album that Eydie Gorme ever cut – a set that's well known for its classic title track, but which is filled with breezy bossa numbers throughout! Few other American singers ever got the light, lively spirit of bossa this right back in the 60s – and although Eydie ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(360 Sound stereo pressing.)

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✨✧ Mel Torme, Francis Faye, Johnny Hartman, & OthersComplete George Gershwin Porgy & Bess ... LP
Bethlehem, 1956. Near Mint- 3LP Box Set ... $19.99
One of our favorite recordings ever of George Gershwin's Porgy & Bess – done by Bethlehem Records in the mid 50s, and featuring nearly every one of the label's great talents at the time! The choice of the lead characters is a bit odd – as Mel Torme plays Porgy and Francis Faye ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Mono red label pressing. Includes the booklet and handkerchief! Box has split corners, some heavy wear and splitting at the bottom edge, and some tape stains on the inside.)

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✨✧ Frank SinatraSeptember Of My Years ... LP
Reprise, 1965. Very Good ... $11.99
A wonderfully mature album from Frank Sinatra – a set that has him coming to terms with his time in life, and expressing things with a beautiful quality that almost sets a whole new standard for his work! And in a way, the aesthetic here is almost that which would be picked up by a host of ... read more LP, Vinyl record album
(Tri-color stereo pressing. Cover has a name in pen.)
 
 



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