Collector’s Guide to Vintage Blue Note Classics: BLP1595 Cannonball Adderley: Somethin’ Else (1958)


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Collector’s Corner What started me on this journey through Somethin’ Else was an enquiry from Takashi in Japan, who has a mysterious Liberty pressing of Somethin’ Else. In his own words: “Side 2 has RVG STEREO Stamp but, side 1 … Continue reading

Blue Note Stereo, by Design


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There is ample collector documentation of variation in Blue Note mono and stereo labels, their respective addresses, text, colour, typesetting and fonts. Likewise pages of heated discussion of the merits of mono, stereo, fold-downs, and general sound-engineering stuff. The area … Continue reading

Art Blakey “Night in Tunisia” (1960)


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Selected track:“Yama”  > BN 4049 Night in Tunisia: Lee Morgan (tp) Wayne Shorter (ts) Bobby Timmons (p) Jymie Merritt (b) Art Blakey (d)  Rudy Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, August 7 & 14,  1960  Lee Morgan is the star of … Continue reading