CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
View larger image       Image note

First Take

LP (Item 24740) Atlantic, 1969 — Condition: Very Good-
$3.99 ...

LP, Vinyl record album

(€3.14 || £2.48 || ¥426) (approx.)
4.70 11

What can we say? We've heard this one a million times, it sold over a million copies – but it's still incredible! The record is Roberta's first, and it features her in a mellow trio format, augmented by some occasional larger arrangements by William Fischer. At most points, though, the sound is incredibly spare – with vocals that are much more soulful than any of Roberta's other records, and a sound that hints at Nina Simone, but which has it's own jazzy groove and deep sense of feeling. Includes the classic funky version of "Compared To What", plus "Angelitos Negros", "Our Ages Our Our Hearts", and "Tryin Times". (Cover has tape along the opening, some fading on the spine, and some marker and a bit of aging on the back.)  © 1996-2014, Dusty Groove, Inc.


You might be interested in


CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
House Of Music
Mirage/Atlantic, 1980. Very Good+
Livin' the "Bon Bon Vie", with this classic uptempo groover from T.S. Monk! You'd hardly guess that this guy was Thelonious Monk's son – but who cares about his roots when the album grooves so hard? This Monk plays drums, not piano, but the best tracks on the record have a tight ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Eugene Record
Warner, 1977. Very Good
Eugene Record's best solo record, and the only one that does justice to the fabulous Chicago soul legacy that he left behind when he departed the Chi-Lites, and stopped working for Brunswick records. Eugene's vocals are right out front, and the arrangements are nice and sweet all the way through. ... LP, Vinyl record album
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enchantment
United Artists, 1976. Very Good+
Soaring grooves and mellow moments – a perfect blend of 70s soul styles, summed up here beautifully by Enchantment! The album's one of the group's greatest – and certainly one that's been very well-remembered around these parts – thanks to some rock-solid arrangements from Johnny ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



Top