Miles Davis – Kind of Blue 1970 UK stereo LP


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Offered for ale is a UK pressing of Kind of Blue by Miles Davis.

About this copy: This copy of Kind of Blue is a 1970 UK pressing on the orange CBS label of an album that was originally released in 1959.

The cover is VG+ with light ring wear on the back cover and a couple of minor creases on the front.

The disc is VG+ on side one, with a couple of light scuffs and an inaudible mark through the last track. Side two is M-.

It’s a fairly clean disc that has been well cared for.  It’s also a very good pressing and sounds great.  This was our personal “play copy” for many years.

A nice copy of a classic LP.

Background: Recorded in 1959 by a “supergroup” that included Davis, John Coltrane, Cannonball Adderley and Bill Evans, the album is also one of the best-selling jazz albums ever.

Kind of Blue is also a very well recorded album that has long been a favorite of audiophiles. gave Kind of Blue five stars:

Kind of Blue isn’t merely an artistic highlight for Miles Davis, it’s an album that towers above its peers, a record generally considered as the definitive jazz album. To be reductive, it’s the Citizen Kane of jazz — an accepted work of greatness that’s innovative and entertaining. That may not mean it’s the greatest jazz album ever made, but it certainly is a universally acknowledged standard of excellence. Why does Kind of Blue posses such a mystique? Perhaps it’s that this music never flaunts its genius. It lures listeners in with the slow, luxurious bassline and gentle piano chords of “So What.” From that moment on, the record never really changes pace — each tune has a similar relaxed feel, as the music flows easily. Yet Kind of Blue is more than easy listening. The end results were wondrous, filled with performances that still crackle with vitality. Few albums of any genre manage to work on so many different levels, but Kind of Blue does. It can be played as background music, yet it amply rewards close listening. It is advanced music that is extraordinarily enjoyable. It may be a stretch to say that if you don’t like Kind of Blue, you don’t like jazz — but it’s hard to imagine it as anything other than a cornerstone of any jazz collection.

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Country of origin: UK
Size: 12″
Record Label: CBS
Catalog Number:
SBPG 62066
Year of Release: 1970
Format: Stereo
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Weight 8 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in