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Slippin' Away

LP (Item 20704) Polydor, 1978 — Condition: Near Mint-
$16.99 ...

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(€15.04 || £12.97 || ¥1878) (approx.)

An excellent set of 70s soul – served up by a morphed version of Chicago's Independents, and produced to perfection by the mighty Tom Tom Washington! The set's got a warm jazzy finish that's a wonderful surprise – one that bubbles along with the album's uptempo grooves and sweet midtempo cuts – and which brings a new level of modern soul maturity to a group who had their roots in an older style of 70s group soul. There's mixed male and female vocals on the set, swirling together in the kind of harmonies we love on the best records from the time by Side Effect or Creative Source – and the record's got a depth of soul that's really wonderful, one that lets the harmonies come through as they would on a rougher, earlier indie soul release – but which sound even better here thanks to the tightness of the arrangements and production! The set Includes the single "Slippin' Away", plus the tracks "Wall To Wall Happiness", "I Wanna Try", "One In A Million", "Sweet Memories", and "Let's Talk It Over". (White label promo. Cover has a promo stamp.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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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