This is a reasonably priced ORIGINAL 1956 RIVERSIDE RECORDS U.S. MONO DEEP GROOVE HEAVY VINYL LP titled 'The Unique Thelonious Monk', featuring the legendary jazz pianist Thelonious Monk with a stellar rhythm section. It is Riverside Records U.S. catalog number RLP 12-209, white mike and reel label, deep groove heavy vinyl pressing. This album was recorded In Hackensack, N.J. March 17 and April 3, 1956, produced by Bill Grauer and Orrin Keepnews. PLEASE NOTE: THIS IS NOT THE RECENT REISSUE, THIS IS A GUARANTEED 1956 EARLY RIVERSIDE DEEP GROOVE MONO PRESSING.
Personnel: Piano – Thelonious Monk / Bass – Oscar Pettiford / Drums – Art Blakey
A1 Liza 3:13A2 Memories Of You 4:17A3 Honeysuckle Rose 5:34A4 Darn That Dream 6:30B1 Tea For Two 5:55B2 You Are Too Beautiful 4:56B3 Just You, Just Me 7:57
Condition of record is a nice high VG+ with just few light visible surface marks which cannot be felt and do not affect play. Condition of cover is also VG+ with the 1/4" beginning of a split in the bottom edge at the bottom right corner, a small piece of clear tape and some small writing near the top left corner of the front cover, some tiny writing and a little clear tape at the top right corner of the back cover, a couple of small areas at the bottom right corner of the front cover and the bottom left corner of the back cover where the top layer of paper is worn away, a couple of small wrinkles, some ring and contact wear, and some wear along the edges and on the corners. Cover has no water damage, tears, or stickers. This vintage LP would be a choice addition to any jazz record collection! Winning bidder pays $3.50 first class mail postage or actual priority mail postage within the U.S. I WILL SHIP WORLDWIDE - PLEASE NOTE: NEW FIRST CLASS INTERNATIONAL AIRMAIL POSTAGE TO AREAS OUTSIDE THE U.S EXCEPT FOR CANADA (13.50) AND GERMANY is $20.50 - YES IT'S CRAZY, THIS IS THE U.S. POSTAL SERVICE AS OF 1/27, NOT ME!!! PLEASE NOTE: AN EXTRA $12.75 TO COVER REGISTERED POSTAGE WITH TRACKING AND SIGNATURE DELIVERY WILL BE ADDED TO ALL SHIPMENTS VALUED OVER $50.00 GOING TO BUYERS OUTSIDE THE UNITED STATES. ALSO, DUE TO THE GERMAN POST AND CUSTOMS CONTINUING FAILURE TO DELIVER MY PACKAGES, I AM FORCED TO ADD AN ADDITIONAL $12.95 TO COVER REGISTERED POSTAGE WITH TRACKING AND SIGNATURE DELIVERY TO ALL SHIPMENTS GOING TO GERMANY. I APOLOGIZE FOR THIS, BUT I CANNOT CONTINUE TO LOSE MONEY AND HAVE MY EBAY REPUTATION DAMAGED BY THE GERMAN POST AND CUSTOMS' INABILITY TO DELIVER MY PACKAGES. Please e-mail me for postage rates to other areas outside the U.S.! WINNING BIDDER PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH - IT PROBABLY WILL NOT GET HERE! I will give an immediate refund (less shipping) upon return of the LP if winning bidder is dissatisfied for any reason. Good luck!