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New Direction

LP (Item 1489) Neptune, Early 70s — Condition: Very Good+

Excellent stuff from this lost groovy vocal group! The New Direction were an obscure early Gamble-Huff group, and in a way, they're sort of a precursor to later male/female combos on Philly – like The Futures or The Ebonys – except for the fact that The New Direction are a bit more pop vocal oriented, which is fine with us! The best example of this is the group's excellent 8 minute Bacharach medley on side one – which includes many groovy tunes, all wrapped into one great mix! Other nice tracks include a good soul version of "Feeling Good", Jimmy Webb's "Didn't We", and another long medley of "dream" songs!  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has ring and edge wear and some price sticker remnants.)

Very Good + (plus)

  • Vinyl should be very clean, but can have less luster than near mint.
  • Should still shine under a light, but one or two marks may show up when tilted.
  • Can have a few small marks that may show up easily, but which do not affect play at all. Most marks of this quality will disappear when the record is tilted, and will not be felt with the back of a fingernail.
  • This is the kind of record that will play "near mint", but which will have some signs of use (although not major ones).
  • May have slight 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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