Gil Scott-Heron with Pretty Purdie & The Playboys

Lady Day And John Coltrane / Save The Children

Flying Dutchman : FD 26015


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  • Artist: Gil Scott-Heron with Pretty Purdie & The Playboys
  • A Side: Lady Day And John Coltrane
  • B Side: Save The Children
  • Label: Flying Dutchman
  • Format: 45s



  • Vinyl Condition: M-
  • Label Condition: M-
  • Sleeve Condition: M-

Key: View



What gorgeous image, a flawless 48 year old snug inside it's head-turning art sleeve.

High demand in recent decades has made 1972 USA press hard to fond, especially in this standout condition, near perfect condition still housed in birth sleeve..

The musical genius of Gil Scott-Heron rises up during this collaboration with Pretty Bernard Purdie's team. Singing about the genius that seeps from Billie Holiday & John Coltrane's music. The man washing your troubles away in typical Scott-Heron style; turning this unlikely subject into a bangin' cocktail of Jazz, Soul & Funk. Gil again underlines, he is a poet in possession of an imposing vocal range, that he again puts to good use, as Pretty Purdie & his Playboys feed the arrangement with convincing dance rhythms and squealing saxophone moments. .

In recent times the availability of this "Flying Dutchman" 45 import has truly evaporated, causing demand and the price to swell considerably. Especially now the flipside "Save The Children " is receiving DJ and dancefloor attention also.

DJ's and collectors need to act now, as this 45 is still rising in demand, as new vinyl-junkies of a younger generation hitch a ride into the finer expanses of quality Soul and all it's offshoots..

The value is only going one way..

Condition Report

A near perfect copy, MInt - Mint - Mint - plays and looks irresistible.

A Side

  • Title: Lady Day And John Coltrane

    B Side

  • Title: Save The Children
  • Year: 1972
  • City: New York, N.Y.