Portrait Of Sheila - 1st - NY

SHEILA JORDAN Portrait Of Sheila (Very Rare Female Vocal Jazz 1962 US first press 12-track mono vinyl LP on the Blue Note 'New York USA' address label, with 'Van Gelder' machine stamped in the run-outs as well as the all important 'ear' etching both sides. One of the best albums of its kind, Sheila's cool-toned debut will blow you away, & includes backing from Barry Galbraith on guitar, Steve Swallow on bass & Denzil Best on drums, pasted laminate picture sleeve with catalogue inner. See 'more info' for condition details... BLP9002)

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Price Info
£195.00, €228.15, $241.80  
Product Availability Last copy in stock. Order by 2:30pm for First Class Postage today
Release Year 1962 - 55 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 Blue Note
Complete Stock List Go to Sheila Jordan
Product Catalogue No BLP9002
Music Genre Jazz, Female Solo
Country Comes from USA Comes from 'USA'
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Tracklisting & More Information

A1 Falling In Love With Love
A2 If You Could See Me Now
A3 Am I Blue
A4 Dat Dere
A5 When The World Was Young
A6 Let's Face The Music And Dance
B1 Laugh, Clown, Laugh
B2 Who Can I Turn To?
B3 Baltimore Oriole
B4 I'm A Fool To Want You
B5 Hum Drum Blues
B6 Willow Weep For Me

Condition :-

Obtained from a life-long one owner collection of stunning condition jazz records from the fifties & sixties, here is a beautiful example of a one-off record on Blue Note that you rarely ever see.

The pasted laminate picture sleeve appears virtually near mint. There are just two very minor quibbles; an oh-so thin & barely noticeable 1" hairline split in the paper at the bottom & a former library stamp on the back which has faded & is unobtrusive to the print. The cover is otherwise gorgeous near mint & even has the original UK import tax stickers intact on the back.

The inner sleeve bears the 'Finest In Jazz Since 1939' catalogue of the period & is a crisp & unmarked example.

The labels bear the first 'New York USA' address both sides. The 'Van Gelder' stamp is clear to see in the run-outs as well as the all important 'ear' etching both sides. This marking tells you this is the real deal & not a Liberty re-press from later on in the decade when the company started to re-use old stock labels [with the 'ear' etching missing from the run-out]. The labels reveal merely the lightest few signs of play by the spindle hole in the centre & no other blemishes.

The heavyweight vinyl grades Excellent. There are no concerns with the wax & the record plays beautifully. Under a bright light, there are some faint cosmetic or very light paper scuffs which have no affect on play. This is merely the age of the record & you are unlikely to ever better this gorgeous example.

Recommended for all vocal jazz fans.


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Recording Artist Sheila Jordan
Product Title Portrait Of Sheila - 1st - NY
Product Information Sheila Jordan Portrait Of Sheila - 1st - NY 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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