Lesley Gore – California Nights original U.S. stereo LP


Free U.S. shipping!  An original U.S. stereo copy of the 1967 LP California Nights by Lesley Gore.

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Offered for sale is an original U.S. stereo pressing of California Nights by Lesley Gore.

While mono copies of this 1967 LP are relatively common, stereo copies are surprisingly hard to find.

About this copy: This copy of California Nights is a 1967 pressing on the Mercury label.

The cover is VG, with moderate ring wear

The disc is M- and appears to be virtually unplayed.  Clean disc!

A nice play copy of a terrific LP.

Background: Released in February 1967, California Nights was the seventh album by Lesley Gore.

The album reached #169 on the U.S. album charts.  The title track reached #16 on the U.S. singles charts.

Allmusic.com gave California Nights a 4 star review:

When Lesley Gore recorded California Nights in 1967, it had only been two years since her last big hit — “Sunshine, Lollipops and Rainbows,” which made it to 13 in 1965 -– but it felt like even longer due to all the shifting trends of the late ’60s. Assisted by producers Bob Crewe (who helmed seven of the LP’s ten tracks) and Quincy Jones (who is responsible for the three other cuts, all arranged by Jack Nitzche), Gore dove right into the fashionable sounds of Los Angeles in 1967. It was hardly hippie and not quite psychedelic but those trippy sounds were certainly in the air and can be heard on California Nights via fuzz guitars, mind-bending echoes, and whirling strings, but all this is tempered by a good dose of go-go beats and middle of the road pop.

Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Mercury
Catalog Number:
MG 61120
Year of Release: 1967
Format: Stereo
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Additional information

Weight 9 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in