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(In a Sugar Hill sleeve, with a large stain and peeled patch.)
A record that you'd buy to play, cheap, but which you wouldn't buy for collecting.
Will have marks across all parts of the playing surface,
and will most likely play with surface noise throughout.
May have some other significant flaws, such as residue, or a track that skips.
In most cases, a poor quality copy of a very difficult to find record.
Additional Marks & Notes
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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.
2 sweet disco groovers from the glory days of the De-Lite scene – co-produced and written by Leroy Burgess and Stan Lucas, both of whom sing on the record! Although the cover makes the album look a bit like a throwaway set, the overall quality is very high, and quite soulful – thanks ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
An early split single on Capitol – with two smooth modern tracks! "Sweet Lucy" is one of Raul De Souza's biggest tracks ever, a great jazzy number with a sweetly soulful finish. "Time Is On My Side" is an early one from Frankie Beverly & Maze – a nice little ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
A great little club groover! "Just How Sweet" begins with a tightly stepping intro that's very nice – guitar riffing along with the beat, warm washes of keyboards, and horns blasting over the top before the tight ensemble vocals come into play. "I Found Love In You" is a ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
The original message rhyme, or at least the biggest one of its day, a track that would spawn a lot of imitiations, including more than a handful of followups from the Furious 5 and Melle Mel. 12-inch, Vinyl record