Herbie Hancock SEALED THRUST ORIGINAL COVER LP First Press RARE Headhunters SS

End Price: USD 50
Start Price: USD 30
End Date: 2011-11-22
Start Date: 2011-11-20

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Herbie Hancock SEALED THRUST ORIGINAL COVER LP First Press RARE Headhunters SS


Herbie Hancock


Columbia PC 32965

Welcome!  This auction is for an original sealed copy of Herbie Hancock's 1974 lp "Thrust."  This copy is in beautiful condition all around.  This is Herbie's follow up to his acclaimed "headhunters" album.  In my opinion, this is an even stronger record than headhunters.  This is a near perfect first pressing of this classic title.  This is the original cover.  The art was soon changed to include a border and different lettering.  There are no cut out marks and there are breathe holes in the shrink.   

I am starting this auction at the price of $29.99.  If you want a near perfect sealed copy of this classic, this is it. 

If you have any questions, please let me know.  Happy Bidding!

Vinyl Condition:  Sealed

Jacket Condition:  NM- (original cover art without border / a couple of creases)

This album was released by Columbia Records in 1974.  Here is the 4.5 star review from Allmusic.com


by Richard S. Ginell

The follow-up to the breakthrough Headhunters album was virtually as good as its wildly successful predecessor: an earthy, funky, yet often harmonically and rhythmically sophisticated tour de force. There is only one change in the Headhunters lineup -- swapping drummer Harvey Mason for Mike Clark -- and the switch results in grooves that are even more complex. Hancock continues to reach into the rapidly changing high-tech world for new sounds, most notably the metallic sheen of the then-new ARP string synthesizer which was already becoming a staple item on pop and jazz-rock records. Again, there are only four long tracks, three of which ("Palm Grease," "Actual Proof," "Spank-A-Lee") concentrate on the funk, with plenty of Hancock's wah-wah clavinet, synthesizer textures and effects, and electric piano ruminations that still venture beyond the outer limits of post-bop. The change-of-pace is one of Hancock's loveliest electric pieces, "Butterfly," a match for any tune he's written before or since, with shimmering synth textures and Bennie Maupin soaring on soprano (Hancock would re-record it 20 years later on Dis Is Da Drum, but this is the one to hear). This supertight jazz-funk quintet album still sounds invigorating a quarter of a century later.


        Title Composer Time 1 Palm Grease Hancock 10:38 2 Actual Proof Hancock 9:42 3 Butterfly Hancock, Maupin 11:18 4 Spank-A-Lee Clark, Hancock, Jackson 7:12

Return Policy:  All items are guaranteed to be in the condition stated.  Items may be returned for credit within 7 days.  Buyer is responsible for return shipping.  Sealed items must remain sealed to be eligible for a return.

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