Offered for sale is a copy of the limited edition half speed mastered U.S. pressing of Heavenly by Johnny Mathis, issued by Mobile Fidelity Sound Labs.
About this copy: This copy of Heavenly is a 1983 U.S. pressing on the Mobile Fidelity Label, though the disc was pressed in Japan by JVC using their proprietary “Supervinyl” compound.
The cover is M-. The posterboard stiffener is M-. The two generic Mobile Fidelity inserts are M-.
The disc is M- and looks unplayed. Clean disc!
A beautiful copy of a somewhat scarce Mobile Fidelity LP. Well-recorded album, too.
Background: Released in 1959, Heavenly was the eighth album by Johnny Mathis.
The album reached #1 on the U.S. album charts, helped by the single “Misty,” which reached #12 on the U.S. singles charts.
Heavenly is Johnny Mathis’ most successful regular album release, exceeded in his catalog only by the compilation Johnny’s Greatest Hits and the seasonal Merry Christmas collection. It’s not hard to understand why; this record is the epitome of Mathis’ approach to music. … As a result, he was a recording veteran while still being fresh enough to give his performances real feeling. It all came together on Heavenly, Mathis’ longest running number one album which spent more than five-and-a-half years in the charts.
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