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Some OJC Pressings Sound Good, Some Don’t – This One Doesn’t

We play mediocre-to-bad sounding pressings so that you don’t have to, a public service from your record loving friends at Better Records.

Here is a list of the OJCs we’ve auditioned and found to have at least the potential for good sound.

(Some will and some won’t — that’s what shootouts are for.)

And here are the OJCs we’ve auditioned and found wanting to some degree. Not all of them are bad; some are just not very good and would not be suitable for an audiophile with high standards.


A1 I Love You     Written-By – Cole Porter     3:52
A2 Five     Written-By – Bill Evans     3:59
A3 I Got It Bad And That Ain’t Good     Written-By – Ellington*, Webster*
A4 Conception     Written-By – George Shearing     4:44
A5 Easy Living     Written-By – Robin*, Rainger*      3:51
A6 Displacement      Written-By – Evans*      2:34
B1 Speak Low     Written-By – Weill*, Nash*      5:07
B2 Waltz For Debby     Written-By – Bill Evans     1:18
B3 Our Delight      Written-By – Tadd Dameron      4:44
B4 My Romance     Written-By – Hart-Rodgers*     1:58
B5 No Cover, No Minimum     Written-By – Evans*     7:32


Bass – Teddy Kotick (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B1, B3, B5)
Design [Cover Designed By] – Fran Scott
Drums – Paul Motian (tracks: A1, A2, A4 to B1, B3, B5)
Engineer – Jack Higgins
Liner Notes – Orrin Keepnews
Photography By – Hank Parker*
Piano – Bill Evans
Producer – Bill Grauer, Orrin Keepnews
Typography [Typographic Design] – Paul Bacon (2)


New York; September 18 and 27, 1956

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