Count Basie Picks the Winners LP Verve 8616 Shrinkwrap!

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Count Basie

Basie Picks the Winners

(off-white coloring is from lighting - LP is WHITE!)

STEREO 12" LP

(33 1/3 rpm Vinyl)

Verve Records

V6-8616

1965

SONG LISTINGS:

SIDE 1: 1) “Watermelon Man,” 2) “That’s All,” 3) “I Won’t Cry Anymore,” 4) “Exodus” and 5) “I’ll Get By.”

SIDE 2: 1) “My Kind Of Town,” 2) “I’m Walkin’,” 3) “Rain Or Shine,” 4) “Volare,” 5) “Nobody Knows You When You’re Down And Out” and 6) “Oh, Lonesome Me.”

Personnel: Count Basie – leader & piano; Bill Byers – arranger; Leon Thomas – vocals; Sonny Cohen, Sam Noto, Wallace Davenport & Al Aarons - trumpets; Grover Mitchell, Al Grey, Henderson Chambers & Billy Hughes – trombones; Marshall Royal, Bobby Plater, Eddie Lockjaw Davis, Eric Dixon & Charlie Fowlkes - saxes; Wyatt Bull Ruether - bass; Freddie Green – guitar; Irv Cotler or J. C. Heard - drums. Nice liner notes (written by wally king, wnew radio, new york) on the back of the cover

Vinyl Condition: VG+ (very well kept - only minor scuffing / blemishing visible)

Sleeve Condition: MINT (still in original shrink wrap, although opened)

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Condition

I grade my records conservatively, by visual inspection due to high volume.
SS = still sealed
NM = near mint or unplayed condition. Cover is crsip and new looking with no ring wear.
EX = only slight signs of wear; very clean, only light surface marks which will not distract significantly from the sound. Cover has only slight wear, and is still in nice collectible condition.
VG+ = played often with moderate surface wear and some moderate noise - still plays well. Cover may have gentle overall wear or some ring wear.
VG = overall wear, but no skips of serious defects, more noisy sound during quiet passages. Cover is well worn, usually with considerable ring wear.
VG- = heavy wear on record and cover. Guarantee does not apply to vg- or worse condition records.
G or G+ = Poor or Rough condition. No guarantee on these records. Collectors only!

Abbreviations

autog =autographed (signed)
bklt =booklet insert
cc =cut corner of cover
co =cutout cover
coh =cutout hole in cover
dnap =does not affect play
dh =drill hole in cover
djl =dj promo label
djts =dj timestrip on cover
djs =dj stamp on cover
gfld =gatefold cover
h2o =water damage on cover
lbl =label
lim ed. =limited edition
obc =on back cover
oc =on cover
ol =on label
osw =original shrinkwrap on cover

OST =original soundtrack
prst =promo sticker on cover
re =reissue
rssoc =radio station sticker on cover
rssol =radio station sticker on label
rw =ring wear (significant)
s=(used at beginning) means small
sm =sawmark
smsplt =seamsplit
soc =sticker on cover
srw =slight ring wear on cover
sst =song sticker on cover
S/T =self-titled
toc =tape on cover
tol =tape on label
VA =various artists
wlp =white label promo
woc =writing on cover
wol =writing on label

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