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Clyde

LP (Item 2551) Atlantic, Late 50s — Condition: Poor

We'll be the first to admit that for years, we never forgave Clyde McPhatter for leaving The Drifters – but as time has gone on, hearing records like this really have made us appreciate his greatness on his own! The record's a non-stop testament to McPhatter's vocal talents – a perfect display of his unique way of singing, and the way that it helped pave the way for countless soul artists to come in the 60s. Backings are all in the best Atlantic Records R&B mode of the 50s – rough sometimes, a bit warmer at others – and titles include the classics "A Lover's Question", "Since You've Been Gone", "Lovey Dovey", "The Way I Feel", "My Island Of Dreams", and "Hot Ziggity".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Black label pressing with deep groove. Cover a split spine and bottom seam, a cutout hole, general wear, and aging. NOTE – Vinyl condition is POOR.)

Poor

Like "Fair", we rarely list records in this condition, as they represent the extreme low end of spectrum. These records typically have multiple serious problems, and we offer them as "relics" or "objects" only — for those who want to at least have a copy of a record, even if it is not really worthy of play, perhaps for the cover alone. For these records, we will describe the extent of the condition in the comments.

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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