JOHN LEE HOOKER BURNIN' ULTRA-RARE ORIG '61 VEE JAY/MONARCH STEREO LP BEAUTIFUL
  $   124

 

  • JOHN LEE HOOKER BURNIN' ULTRA-RARE ORIG '61 VEE JAY/MONARCH STEREO LP BEAUTIFUL

$   124 Sold For
May 21, 2018 End Date
May 14, 2018 Start Date
$   25 Start price
6 Number Of Bids
USA Country Of Seller
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·       JOHN LEE HOOKER – BURNIN’ – RARE ORIGINAL 1962 VEE JAY RECORDS STEREO LP SP-1043

 

·       (PLEASE NOTE: IN THE BEST TRADITION OF VEE JAY'S INCREDIBLE CORPORATE INCOMPETENCE, BOTH THE COVER AND THE RECORD LABELS HAVE BEEN MISMARKED AS MONO; HOWEVER, THE RECORD PLAYS BEAUTIFUL, WIDE-CHANNEL, TRUE STEREO THROUGHOUT AND STEREO MATRIX NUMBER HAND-ETCHED IN THE TRAIL-OFF VINYL (ENDING WITH "S" FOR STEREO) CLEARLY REFLECTS THE STEREO FORMAT)

 

·       ORIGINAL U.S. PRESSING

 

·       ORIGINAL BLACK VEE JAY LABEL WITH MULTICOLORED SPECTRUM (“RAINBOW”) BAND ALONG THE LABEL’S EDGE AND “BRACKETS” VERSION OF THE LABEL (VEE JAY LOGO IS ENCAPSULED IN WHITE BRACKETS)

 

·       VERY RARE WEST COAST PRESSING (MONARCH PRESSING PLANT, LOS ANGELES)

 

·       EXTREMELY RARE STEREO PRESSING, MANY TIMES RARER THAN MONO

 

·       THE ALBUM CONTAINS ORIGINAL VERSION OF ‘BOOM BOOM’, JOHN LEE HOOKER’S SIGNATURE TUNE,  COVERED BY ANIMALS, ERIC CLAPTON, DONALD BYRD, DR. FEELGOOD, CLIFF RICHARD, SHADOWS OF NIGHT, JIMMY SMITH, VAN MORRISON AND THEM, RUFUS THOMAS, MUDDY WATERS, YARDBIRDS AND TENS OF OTHERS; A TRUE BLUES BOOGIE GEM!

 

·       THIS IS THE ORIGINAL, AUTHENTIC, FIRST U.S. PRESSING; THIS IS NOT A REISSUE, AN IMPORT, OR A COUNTERFEIT PRESSING.

 

·       ORIGINAL, THICK CARDBOARD COVER (AMERICAN STYLE)

 

·       THICK, HEAVY VINYL PRESSING

 

·       CLEAN, WEAR-FREE LABELS

 

·       THE RECORD HAS 'AUDIOMATRIX'  STAMP IN THE TRAIL-OFF VINYL (DEAD WAX) AREA, WHICH IS GENERALLY CONSIDERED A PROOF OF AUTHENTICITY OF THE FIRST PRESSING.

 

·       THE RECORD HAS A DATE STAMP OF 5-26-1962 HAND-ETCHED IN THE TRAIL-OFF VINYL (DEAD WAX)

 

·       MONO version of this album has NEVER been available on legitimate Compact Disc or in any other digital format.

 

(PLEASE SEE THE IMAGE OF THE COVER, LABEL OR BOTH, SHOWN BELOW)

(Note: this is a REAL image of the ACTUAL item you are bidding on. This is NOT a "recycled" image from our previous auction. What you see is what you'll get.  GUARANTEED!)

 

 

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This album is a prime slab of early 1960's BLUES. Simply mouthwatering. As is the case with all JL Hooker's Vee Jay albums, this one, too is inordinately rare on its' original 'colorband' label.

 

For additional historical information on this album, including track listing ►click here

 

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·                               CONDITION:

 

·                               RECORD

 

(IMPORTANT NOTE: unless otherwise noted, ALL records are graded visually, and NOT play-graded!; we  grade records under the strong, diffuse room light or discrete sunlight)

 

(a)          WE GRADE THE VINYL AS STRONG VG++, JUST A NOTCH BELOW NEAR MINT. A few light abrasions (probably just sleeve scuffs inflicted in storage over the years) ARE VISIBLE, but they appear fairly  insignificant relative to the overall condition of the vinyl, and are only moderately visually distracting. For most part, the vinyl looks impeccable, without any MAJOR visual flaws or imperfections. Much of the original luster is intact, and the vinyl shines and sparkles almost like new.

 

(b)          The record comes in the original stock inner sleeve.

 

(c)           The record is pressed on a beautiful, thick, inflexible vinyl, which was usually used for the first or very early pressings. Usually, the sound on such thick vinyl pressings is full-bodied, vivid, and even dramatic. Do not expect to obtain such a majestic analog sound from a digital recording!

 

(d)          Stereo  pressing of this title is much rarer, and by far more preferable to its mono  counterpart. The mix is more graphic, the sound resolution more precise, and the channel separation (which does not exist on mono version) adds a whole new dimension to the music. Also, the stereo mixes are (by definition) somewhat different than on the mono version. We estimate that mono copies of this album outnumber stereo copies  by a ratio of at least 5:1.

 

(e)           Of course, this is a full-bodied ANALOG recording, and not an inferior, digital recording!!!

 

 

·                               THE COVER

 

THE COVER IS ABOUT VERY GOOD+(+)

 

The following flaws or imperfections are noted on the cover:

 

-        Cover has some light ring wear (nothing significant); On the scale from 1 to 10 (1 being the least, and  10 being the most severe), we assess the severity of ring wear as 4

 

-        A minor grease-like stain noted on the back panel (nothing significant) (less than ¼ square inch in size)

 

-        Cover has a visible "wrinkle"(crease)  in one of the corners.  (VISIBLE ON BACK SIDE ONLY)

 

-        Back cover has circular tarnish (grayish, dust-covered sections, which closely follow the contour of the record),  probably caused by friction or by rubbing against other covers during the storage. The tarnish is similar in appearance to a common ring wear, but, UNLIKE ring wear, these grayish areas may be possible to clean up with a minor effort and with a right cleansing solution.

 

-        Cover shows some light yellowing on back side, apparently from aging  (nothing significant).

 

-        Cover has a few tiny wrinkles along the spine and the top seam  (nothing significant)

 

-        Cover has some visible fraying/tattering on all three seams (some sections appear to be lightly touched up with the black marker)

 

-        Cover has three corners slightly worn / dinged

 

-        Cover has a partially split bottom seam (between 2 and 4 inches  / 5 to 10 centimeters)

 

 

NO OTHER VISIBLE FLAWS OR IMPERFECTIONS ON THE  COVER

 

 

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