Kind Of Blue - 1st - DG - WOL

MILES DAVIS Kind Of Blue (Beautiful & historic 1959 US first stereo issue of the undisputed classic 5-track LP, on the deep groove 'six eye' Columbia label. Towering well above its peers, an album to end all jazz albums! This is the very rare original US pressing with uncorrected speed [1AG/1AJ matrices], the wrong track sequence for the second side [Flamenco Sketches first, All Blues second], & Cannonball Adderley's name misspelled as 'Adderly' on the cover. A must have for the Milescollector & fascinating to compare to subsequent issues. See 'more info' for condition details... CS8163)

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Release Year 1959 - 58 years ago
Condition Unless stated otherwise in the description above, all items are in at least excellent condition - so please read our descriptions carefully. We try to sell items as close to Mint condition as possible, and many will indeed be close to brand new and/or unplayed. Others may be 'used' - and all will meet our strict grading and are 100% guaranteed.
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Format vinyl LP album (LP record)
Record Label Columbia
Complete Stock List Go to Miles Davis
Product Catalogue No CS8163
Music Genre Progressive, Jazz, Male Solo
Country Comes from USA Comes from 'USA'
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Tracklisting & More Information

1. So What
2. Freddie Freeloader
3. Blue In Green
4. Flamenco Sketches
5. All Blues

Original issue: Columbia LP CS 8163
on August 17, 1959
Producer: Irving Townsend
Engineer: Fred Plaut
March 2, 1959 (a)
Miles Davis (tpt); Cannonball Adderley (as - on all tracks except 3); John Coltrane (ts); Bill Evans (p); Wynton Kelly (p - on track 2 only); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d) April 22, 1959 (b) Miles Davis (tpt); Cannonball Adderley (as); John Coltrane (ts); Bill Evans (p); Paul Chambers (b); Jimmy Cobb (d)
All tracks recorded at Columbia 30th Street
Studio, NYC

Condition : -

The pasted picture sleeve has survived over half a century in stunning condition. The colours are still bright & vivid & both sides remain clean, with clearly legible text all over. There are no splits or writing on the cover & the back panel remains a fantastic off white, remarkable for a US cover of this vintage & as good as it gets!

The matrix numbers in the trail off are machine stamped 'XSM47326-1AG' & 'XSM47327-1AJ', denoting a first issue with uncorrected speed and track sequence.

This one previous owner copy has the original owner's name penned boldly in black marker, unobtrusive to the print.

The heavyweight vinyl is super clean & plays like a dream with minimal surface noise & no distortion. The vinyl remains in Excellent condition, showing few signs of play & we can not recommend this highly enough. Simply wonderful... akin to the Holy Gail, the Grand Canyon, the Mona Lisa... pure aural ambrosia.


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Recording Artist Miles Davis
Product Title Kind Of Blue - 1st - DG - WOL
Product Information Miles Davis Kind Of Blue - 1st - DG - WOL USA vinyl LP album (LP record).
Language All tracks are sung in English, unless otherwise stated in our description.
Additional info Deleted - A deleted or out-of-print item is one that is no longer manufactured. However, we stock thousands of out-of-print formats and we specialise in tracking down out-of-print, deleted and hard-to-find releases.
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