Classified

James Booker


Often considered James Booker's finest studio achievement, Classified is here on taupe splatter vinyl as part of our celebration of the 50th anniversary of Rounder Records.

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VMP Exclusive Pressing

This record was pressed by VMP and you can't get this specific variation anywhere else.

Exclusive Features

color Taupe Splatter
foil stamped Yes
numbered Yes

Other Features

exclusive VMP Exclusive
label Craft
mastering engineer Jeff Powell
mastering studio Take Out Vinyl
pressing location Memphis Record Pressing (MRP)
release type Reissue
remastering details Remastered

By the Numbers


1lp

format

1982

original release year

331/3
rpm

speed

1000

total pressing quantity

12
inch

vinyl size

standard

weight

Description


One of the great blues albums of the early '80s, Classified captures the legendary New Orleans pianist James Booker not long before his premature death at the age of 43 on November 8, 1983. Recorded in a series of sometimes problematic sessions in 1982—so it's hard not to read it as something of a final statement. Classified is one of the VMP x Rounder collaborations in the year-long celebration of the Rounder 50th Anniversary honoring the label's rich legacy with a unique offering of catalogue reissues, box sets, live events, an original podcast series, and more.

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