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    Robert Johnson "Stop Breaking Down Blues"/ "Honeymoon Blues" 78 Vocalion 4002 (1938). Recorded during the Dallas sessions in 1937, this became Johnson's 10th Vocalion release. Considered somewhere in the middle of the most and least scarce of Johnson's Vocalion 78s, it's estimated between 15 and 20 decent copies remain. Curiously, it's one we see less often than most, and the first one offered for a Heritage auction. It's a nice copy -- about as nice as you could hope for actually, since it plays about VG-EX 6. There is a small scratch at the very end of "Stop Breaking...", and there are a few pops, but that's practically a given with 68 year-old 78s!

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    April, 2006
    14th-15th Friday-Saturday
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