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Cold Turkey

LP (Item 15990) Sue, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good+

Heavily soulful work from the great Ray Bryant – one of Ray's excellent albums for the Sue label – nearly all of which had him recording with a deeper groove than elsewhere! The group's a trio, plus conga, and Ray's aggressive approach to playing opens the groove up a lot more than most other trio sessions of the time. The title tune "Cold Turkey" is an amazing groover with a good catchy hook, and nice dark descending chord changes – and the album also features the great "Shake A Lady" – a dark little number with great left-hand rolling bits that are simply amazing! Other nice ones include "Favela", "Mandecee", "Slip Up", and "Congolese Children".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original pressing. Vinyl isnice, but cover has some light wear, a mark from an old sticker, and a bit of splitting on the top seam.)

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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