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Limited Edition Vinyl

A limited edition signed/numbered hand-cut acetate vinyl, certificate of registration included. A collector’s item only, not suitable for repeated play. These are unmastered demo singles of the forthcoming (Nov 2019) release, “Musical Chairs: A Comparsa For Artist Rights.” A hand-drawn chair illustration by Michelle Shocked, on quality vellum, is included on the label.

Ten titles are available, in a limited supply of 100 each, for a production total of 1000. Each title is available for $100. Hey! This ain’t no charity!

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