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Try Me

LP (Item 25276) King, 1959 — Condition: Very Good
Massive early work by James Brown – one of his first few albums for King, and a soulful delight that hits plenty hard all the way through! The sound here is razor-sharp – still very much in the R&B mode that Brown began in the 50s, but already showing this sense of edge and tightness that would really set James apart from the pack – an approach that works equally well on the ballads and groovers! The set, of course, includes the massive early hit "Try Me" – plus "Strange Things Happen", "Fine Old Foxy Self", "Gonna Try", "There Must Be A Reason", and "I Won't Plead No More". Loads of great early raw R&B tracks by James – with a very heavy soul sound!  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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