May 24, 2023
Start Date: June 25, 2022
Final Price: $845.00 (USD)
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Vinyl looks Near Mint and sleeve looks VG+. See pics and info for details.
** Rare, Hard-To-Find **
Sonny Rollins – A Night At The "Village Vanguard"
Label: Blue Note – BLP 1581
Format: 12", 33rpm, Vinyl, LP, Album, Mono
Released: Dec 1957
Style: Hard Bop, Bop
A1 Old Devil Moon
A2 Softly As In A Morning Sunrise
A3 Striver's Row
B1 Sonnymoon For Two
B2 A Night In Tunisia
B3 I Can't Get Started
Record Company – Blue Note Records
Recorded At – Village Vanguard
Pressed By – Plastylite
Bass – Donald Bailey (tracks: B2), Wilbur Ware (tracks: A1 to B1, B3)
Design [Cover] – Reid Miles
Drums – Elvin Jones (tracks: A1 to B1, B3), Pete La Roca (tracks: B2)
Lacquer Cut By – RVG*
Liner Notes – Leonard Feather
Photography By [Cover Photo] – Francis Wolff
Producer – Alfred Lion
Recorded By [Recording By] – Rudy Van Gelder
Tenor Saxophone – Sonny Rollins
Recorded live on November 3, 1957.
This label has been used from december 1957 up to the end 1959.
The 1st original mono issue has:
- deep grooved blue/white Blue Note Records labels with 47 West 63rd - NYC address
- No ® under the 'E' of Blue Note
- RVG stamped and "P" (otherwise wrongly called "ear") for Plastylite etched in the trail off
- front laminated cover with no address on back and blank spine
Matrix / Runout (An "Ear" etched): RVG BN-LP-1581-A
Matrix / Runout (An "Ear" etched): RVG BN-LP-1581-B
Matrix / Runout (Side A Matrix): BN 1581-A
Matrix / Runout (Side B Matrix): BN 1581-B
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(NEAR MINT) The vinyl is almost flawless, bright and shiny. A very light minor, barely visible mark or two may be permitted. The disc should play with no audible noise. The label is bright, clean and unmarked. Sleeve looks almost Mint.
(VERY GOOD ++/ Excellent) Disc plays near perfectly, but may have minor, light scuffs that do not interfere with the sound quality. There can possibly be a light hairline scratch or two but nothing that is obvious or affects play. Vinyl is bright and shiny; label is clean and unmarked. Sleeve is Excellent.
(VERY GOOD PLUS) Some visible surface wear, very minor scratches and scuffs, but minimal impact on the sound quality. Vinyl will still have good luster; labels may have minor imperfections (small labels or initials, etc.) but otherwise clean. Sleeve may have some shelf wear, or minor writing, no seem splits.
(VERY GOOD) Vinyl will have noticeable scratches and scuffs that cause surface noise There should be no skips. Vinyl may appear somewhat dull and grayish. Labels may have small tears, tape marks, larger writing, etc. but still easily legible. Sleeve may have moderate wear or writing, tape, price tags etc, seem splits. May have promo corner, hole or notch in sleeve.