Charlie Parker Bird Blows the Blues Dial LP #1
  $   2,800

 


$   2800 Sold For
Oct 28, 2016 End Date
Oct 21, 2016 Start Date
$   15 Start price
19 Number Of Bids
  USA Country Of Seller
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Description

CHARLIE PARKER - THE BIRD BLOWS THE BLUES, Dial DLP 1, deep groove pressing. 
This is the original release, sold via mail order only, without an art cover. The record was later issued as Dial 901 with a cover. This copy came to us in a home-made sleeve with a cartoon drawing of Bird.
The musicians on these 1947 sides are Howard McGhee Charlie Parker (alto sax), Wardell Gray (tenor sax), Erroll Garner, Dodo Marmarosa (piano), Barney Kessel (guitar), Red Callendar (bass), Doc West, Don Lamond (drums). 
The tunes are Relaxing at Camarillo, Carvin' the Bird, Dark Shadows, Blowtop Blues, Bongo Bop, Cool Blues, each presented in 2 takes. There are 3 takes of Camarillo.    Condition of record is V++, a few light scuffs, no scratches, a few spindle marks. Home-made jacket has 2 inch seam splits at top and bottom right corners, spine has some fraying and splitting.  
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