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A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« on: March 11, 2018, 06:40:43 PM »
This piece of valuable and treasured South African history was recorded in 1968 and produced by Dan Hill and Kevin Kruger, famous names in the S A music business.  So this LP record is offered for sale

Alas, BB is no longer with us, having died in 2000 in a car accident at the tender age of 54.  But his legacy lives on in his music, this being one of the more famous recordings he made during an illustrious career.

He has his own Wikipedia page where you can read about his fascinating life - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bles_Bridges

The proceeds of this sale will be donated to the Cape Town Hi-Fi Club so you can be sure your purchase will be treasured

Collect - Cape Town southern suburbs or Postnet anywhere

We took this LP to a Vinyl Faire last year, but the potential buyers were so overcome with emotion at seeing one of South Africa's "own" up for sale, that they could not bring themselves to buy it.  It is in an equally valuable CNA plastic sleeve (removed for the picture)



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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2018, 06:48:13 PM »
Dit is die dag....Wie ry saam..... :thinking:
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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2018, 07:55:35 PM »
I have a friend with terrible taste who may want this.
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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #3 on: March 12, 2018, 07:37:40 AM »
Well, he can make an offer if he is keen.  It is only for the discerning listener in any case.  One who would appreciate the delicacy of the timbre of BB's voice

We were keeping it for Dean Nilson but he hasn't been at a club meeting for over a year
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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #4 on: March 12, 2018, 07:49:19 AM »
Not surprised, he must have got wind on what you were offering him...  :angel:

Chris, you would make an excellent copy writer, or marketing consultant, or something...


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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #5 on: March 12, 2018, 07:50:42 AM »
He sounded so enthusiastic on the phone.  But must have had second thoughts since it would be a burglar's dream to walk off with a treasure like this
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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #6 on: March 12, 2018, 07:52:01 AM »
 :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO: :ROFLMAO:

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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #7 on: March 12, 2018, 02:13:10 PM »
Ever wondered why the ladies loved old Bles the way they did ?.......

It's because he had a "Tril" in his voice..... :giggle:

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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #8 on: March 12, 2018, 02:19:24 PM »
Hi Chris.    Is this still available??   
And do you have any Ge' Korsten LP's   :pray:
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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #9 on: March 18, 2018, 09:33:56 AM »
Yes it is still available.  I don't have any Ge Korsten LPs but will ask the fellow about this

The Bles LP belonged to his Dad who died about 6 years ago.  The old man was a hoarder of note.  There is a quad-sized garage chock a block with stuff.  I am helping him dispose of it, we go along to the SARDA car boot sale with a trailer-full and usually sell over R2000 worth of bits and pieces.  There are boxes and boxes of LPs, at least 20 so I will look some time.  The LPs are mixed up with other items,  Last week we uncovered 8 new tyres 175/14 probably for a Toyota Corolla.  These had been wrapped in plastic.  My neighbour runs a tyre place and said they should not really be used as the rubber deteriorates and these are over 20 years old

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Re: A connoisseur's LP record for only R100,00
« Reply #10 on: March 18, 2018, 12:40:46 PM »
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