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Robert Johnson

Cross Road Blues

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Minimum Bid $400.00
Time Left 13 Days 10 hrs (Aug 15, 2021)
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Item Location Redondo Beach, CALIFORNIA, UNITED STATES, 90278
Label American Record Corp.
Item Number SA2629-2
Recording Date 1936
Physical Grade A :: B E-
Genre Blues, Pre-War
Format 10" 78
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Oversize vinyl test pressing of Johnson's most famous song, this take was not issued on a commercial 78 and only exists as a test pressing. This copy has no label at all. I don't think there's any actual wear, but there was some corrosion of the metal part that causes noise mostly in the right channel for part of the recording, complicated by two small bumps in the pressing about in the middle of the side. Plays with almost no distortion with a 2.8-mil stylus, unlike most ARC recordings from that period which usually play better with a wider stylus.

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