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QUINCY JONES The Birth Of A Band Vol. 2 (1984 Japanese stereo issue of the 11-track LP including Japanese insert, front laminated pasted picture sleeve reproducing the original album artwork. Both sleeve & vinyl are in superb condition. This LP has come from the vast personal collection of the former Director of Publicity & Marketing for Blue Note in the USA & has been stamped on the back of the sleeve as being part of his Jazz Archive - A true piece of Jazz history! 195J-30).

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Quincy Jones, The Birth Of A Band Vol. 2, Japanese, Deleted, vinyl LP album (LP record), Mercury, 195J-30, 361925

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Quincy Jones The Birth Of A Band Vol. 2 Japanese vinyl LP album (LP record)
Tracklisting / Additional Info: 1. Moanin'
2. Happy Faces
3. Daylie Double
4. Choo Choo Ch'Boogie
5. Syncopated Clock
6. A Parisian Thoroughfare
7. The Midnight Sun Will Never Set
8. Marchin' The Blues
9. G'wan Train
10. Pleasingly Plump
11. The Preacher
Condition : This item is in Excellent condition or better (unless it says otherwise in the above description). We buy items as close to Mint condition as possible and many will be unplayed and as close to new as you could hope to find. Irrespective of the source, all of our collectables meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed. Click here for more info.
Availability: Sold Out - 'Request Next' to get an email if it comes back into stock.
Year of Release: 1984 - 30 years old
Artist: Quincy Jones (click here for complete listing)
Title: The Birth Of A Band Vol. 2 (click here for more of the same title)
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Format: vinyl LP album (LP record)
Japanese vinyl releases are premium quality pressings, much sought after by audiophiles and collectors alike. In the 1960s Toshiba pioneered top quality red vinyl pressings using their trademark ‘Ever-Clean’ process this utilised a special ingredient intended to prevent the build-up of static electricity on the vinyl. Japanese pressings are synonymous with quality - the vinyl shines like no other vinyl - everything about their releases feels special. When US audiophile label Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab first released their series of high quality pressings the records were manufactured in Japan. The sonic quality of Japanese pressings is considered to be among the best in the world and, in addition, they are beautifully presented, their covers usually printed on better quality heavy stock paper and often including a bonus lyric insert with dual language Japanese & English text. Nearly all Japanese LPs were issued with an ‘obi’ - literally translated this means ‘sash’ and is derived from the obi (sash) worn around the traditional kimono dress. This delicate paper strip, usually wrapped around the left side of the album cover, often contains marketing information and album content details, all printed in Japanese kanji and ~kana script. Obi designs can be as varied as the LPs they adorn, and some series of obi designs can be as collectable as the artists’ albums they decorate. ‘Hankake’ (3/4 length obis) are nearly impossible to find, and the ‘Rock Age’ series of obis are especially rare and valuable. Obis make a unique, attractive addition to the overall package and are becoming increasingly rare, especially on LPs from the 1960s and 70s. Their delicate and disposable nature meant that very early obis were routinely discarded, so that now they can often be worth several times more than the record they accompany. In addition to Japanese pressings of regular albums there are numerous Japanese-only releases. Labels and artists often issued exclusive records timed to coincide with their Far East tour, or they re-released back catalogue albums with a re-designed obi, displaying revised graphics and other consumer information. Regardless of your musical taste, Japanese records make a stunning addition to any collection. Audibly and visually they present the collector with a feast of delights. Genuine mint condition records, complete with inserts and obi, are becoming rarer every day. Whatever the digital age throws at you there is still a valid opinion that says vinyl sounds best; with Japanese records you get top quality pressings, a tactile picture sleeve that looks stunning and you can sing along from the lyric insert. This is the real alternative to a download!

Record Label: Mercury
Catalogue No: 195J-30
Country of Origin: Japan  
Language: Regardless of country of origin all tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info: Deleted
EIL.COM Ref No QUJLPTH361925 (quote this reference in any e-mails, letters, faxes or phone calls to help identify this item)
Genres: Jazz, Male Solo, Soul and r&b
Related Artists: The Brothers Johnson
Complete Stock List: Quincy Jones
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