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On The Other Side

LP (Item 34384) Portrait, 1979 — Condition: Very Good

Soaring vocals and wickedly groovy arrangements – a beautiful blend that may well make this the greatest album The McCrarys ever cut! The backings here are even better than before – upbeat, but with lots of jazzy inflections that almost feel like some of the best 80s grooves on Capitol records – and the vocals are tight, but deeply soulful – always proud to show off the group's roots in gospel, yet definitely trained towards a secular soul sensibility too. The album's got loads of gems – and titles include "On The Other Side", "I'm For Real", "Isn't It Deep", "Starbright", "Dance With Me", "Lost In Loving You", and "Your Smiling Face".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(White label promo. Cover has light wear and aging, with a promo stamp and tracklist sticker on back.)

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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