Bossa Rio – Alegria! original Japan Bossa Nova LP with obi

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Free U.S. shipping!  An original Japanese pressing of Alegria!, the second and final album by Bossa Rio, including the original obi.

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Offered for sale is an original Japanese pressing of Alegria!, the second and final album by Brazil’s Bossa Rio, including the original obi.

This album was produced by Sergio Mendes.

About this copy: This copy of Alegria! is an original 1970 pressing on the Seven Seas label.

The cover is VG+, with slight wear at the corners and top edge.  The obi is VG, with foxing, a few wrinkles, and a repaired tear at the bottom edge.

The insert is M-.

The disc is VG+, with a couple of light marks on each side.  The record has had relatively little play.

A nice copy of a scarce (and pretty good) Bossa Nova LP.

Background: Released in 1970, Alegria! was the second and final album by Brazil’s Bossa Rio.

Both of their albums were produced by Sergio Mendes, both were well-received by critics, and both are regarded as somehow more “authentically Brazilian” than Mendes’ own work of the period, which tended towards pop.

You can listen to “Zazeuira” here:

Country of origin: Japan
Size: 12″
Record Label: Seven Seas
Catalog Number:
SR400
Year of Release: 1970
Format: Stereo
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Weight 14 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.25 in