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I Got Bills To Pay

LP (Item 22439) Retta's Records, 1985 — Condition: Very Good+

A bluesy update on the older style of Nolan Struck – a singer with more of a pedigree in soul, but who'd made a move to a more down-home style by the time of this set. Production is a bit modern, but still pretty strong – and there's a nice focus on Nolan's vocals, which have a well-crafted and compelling feel. Instrumentation is relatively spare overall – leaving Struck out front in the mix – and titles include "She's A Miracle Woman", "Let Me Be Your Man", "Cost Of Living", and a version of "The Love You Save", by Joe Tex.  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has a top left corner with waviness, stains and peeling.)

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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