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LP (Item 1728) Buddah, 1970 — Condition: Very Good+
Gatefold

Great stuff from this legendary Chicago soul group! Although the band was trying to break out of their sweeter image as a young group (the cover has them looking pretty dope and wearing these wild pimpin' outfits), they're still pretty darn sweet and soulful here, with only a hint of the later rock-heavy sound they would try to experiment with. Tracks include the obvious follow-up to their hit "Ooh Child" (not on this album), titled "Hush Child", and with a similar sweet soul sound – plus Sly Stone's "Everybody Is a Star", and the cuts "Peace Is Gonna Come", "Snow", and "I Love You – Stop". Cool die cut cover, too!  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has a few creases on the die-cut.)

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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