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Sophisticated Soul

LP (Item 14456) Tamla, 1968 — Condition: Near Mint-

Sophisticated soul is right – as The Marvelettes were one of the groups who really helped give Motown a sense of class in the 60s – but who could also balance their sense of poise with some nice depth on their vocals! The album's a great one for the trio of Wanda Rogers, Anne Bogan, and Katherin Schaffner – and it's got a lot of original material that makes it a nice change from some of the other Motown albums that were a bit more heavy on covers. Titles include "My Baby Must Be A Magician", "Your Love Can Save Me", "What's Easy For Two Is Harder For One", "Here I Am Baby", and "You're The One For Me Bobby".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Stereo pressing with deep groove– a great copy! Cover has a tiny cut corner.)

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor surface noise when played.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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