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Booker T Set

LP (Item 1453) Stax, 1969 — Condition: Very Good

Later work from Booker T and crew – an album that always gets lost in the shuffle, but which also includes lots of great moments, and a bit more funk than in earlier years! The rhythm section's loosening up a bit on the set – led by the mighty Al Jackson, and working past that tight Memphis slam-dunk – into a freer, funkier vibe that was obviously influenced by the changes of the times. This is heard to best effect on the group's versions of tracks like "The Horse", "Sing A Simple Song", and "It's Your Thing" – but it also comes out nicely on their great reworkings of familiar numbers like "Light My Fire", "Mrs. Robinson", and "Lady Madonna".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original pressing. Cover has some wear.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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