Sydney Joe Qualls : So Sexy (LP, Vinyl record album) -- Dusty Groove is Chicago's Online Record Store
Skip navigation
Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

So Sexy

LP (Item 3334) 20th Century, 1979 — Condition: Very Good+
An incredible blend of southern and modern soul – the second album by soul songwriter Sydney Joe Qualls, recorded in both Chicago and Muscle Shoals, with a stone mellow sound that's outta site! The groove here is extremely well-done – tight, but never too slick – and with a soaring quality that marks the best late 70s soul coming out of Chicago at the time, but which also has some rootsier vocals from Sydney. The album's a classic for the standout groover "I Don't Do This" – but the whole thing's pretty darn great, and tracks include "Bad Risk", "I'll Run To Your Side", "Let the Woman Know", "I Could Be So Good For You", and "Where Have You Been".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original pressing. Promo stamp on the back.)

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.



You might be interested


Barry White

Stone Gon'
20th Century, 1973. Very Good+ Gatefold
One of The Maestro's true materpieces! Fragile, sexy, sinful soul, held together by interwoven strings and keyboard lines, with Barry's voice over the top like rich cream on a sweet piece of cake. Includes the long versions of "Honey Please, Can't Ya See" and "Never, Never Gonna ... LP, Vinyl record album

Various

Ear Candy
20th Century, 1980. Very Good+
A nice little loss leader, or promo sampler perhaps, put together in 1980 by 20th Century Fox records, Includes "What Cha Gonna Do With My Lovin'" by Stephanie Mills, 'Get Down" by Gene Chandler, "Don't Push It Don't Force It" by Leon Haywood, "Without Your Love" ... LP, Vinyl record album

Ellen McIlwaine

Ellen McIlwaine
20th Century, 1978. Near Mint-
Although Ellen McIlwaine's always best-remembered for her folksy work on Polydor, she's also pretty darn nice on this kind of record – a sophisticated soulful outing that shows that she sould still really thrive as an artist in a more commercial environment. The best cuts are the mellower ... LP, Vinyl record album

Edwin Starr

Clean
20th Century, 1978. Very Good+
A solid entry from Edwin Starr's late 70s comeback into the clubs – a set that's miles from his harder soul for Motown, but which still has some pretty great vocals overall! Edwin's working here with Lamont Dozier, who helps bring his Detroit groove into smoother California territory – ... LP, Vinyl record album

Edwin Starr

Edwin Starr
20th Century, 1977. Near Mint-
Edwin Starr is maybe best known for his work on Motown – but the singer really kept on going strongly during the 70s – at a level that's got him really moving nicely past the sound of his roots in Detroit! This set has Edwin working with arranger Pip Williams on a really ambitious set ... LP, Vinyl record album

Younghearts

Do You Have The Time
20th Century, 1972. Near Mint-
Once a raw harmony group, the Younghearts moved into a sweeter, smoother soul vein for their 20th Century recordings, and the result is an excellent batch of modern soul tracks with a nice groove to them. This album includes their great groover "Do You Have The Time (parts 1 & 2)", ... LP, Vinyl record album
20th Century, 1965. Very Good+
Sure, Esther Phillips and a few other 60s soul singers were recording Beatles tracks – but Mary Wells was the real deal, as she even had the support of the group itself, who made it known that she was one of their favorite American soul artists. This nice album on 20th Century features an ... LP, Vinyl record album

Rufus featuring Chaka Khan

Rags To Rufus
ABC, 1974. Near Mint-
One of those records that everyone seemed to own, back in the day – and for good reason, too – as Rufus and Chaka have a way of opening ears of folks who dig so many different styles – from soul to rock to funk and jazz – but all with a groove that's totally their own! The ... LP, Vinyl record album

KC & The Sunshine Band

KC & The Sunshine Band Part 3
TK, 1976. Near Mint- Gatefold
Mega-hit material from KC & The Sunshine band – an album issued firmly into the disco years, but which still had the group hitting hard in their trademark Miami sound! The tracks here are a bit longer and more hook-heavy than before – and represent the kind of material that linked ... LP, Vinyl record album

Black Devil Disco Club

Disco Club
RCA (France), 1978. Near Mint-
The debut record from Black Devil Disco Club – a legendary French group who mixed spacey keyboards and electronics with warmly clubby grooves! The key force here is Bernard Fevre – who handles all the electric touches, and does a great way of warming things up from some of the colder ... LP, Vinyl record album

Etta James

Deep In The Night
Warner, 1978. Near Mint-
Titles include "Laying Beside You", "Only Women Bleed", "Lovesick Blues", "Piece Of My Heart", "Strange Man", and "Blind Girl". LP, Vinyl record album
Blues Spectrum, Mid 70s. Very Good+
Louis Jordan gets a sweet 70s revival – in a group with Shuggie Otis on guitar and organ, and with production by Johnny Otis! LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top