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Mr Personality

LP (Item 364428) ABC, Late 50s — Condition: Very Good+

A key crossover moment for New Orleans soul – a full album's worth of work to follow-up on Lloyd Price's hit "Personality" – arranged and produced by Don Costa, with a sound to give the work just a bit more of a pop crossover appeal! Don's presence still doesn't dampen Lloyd's bluesy appeal, though – as Price is still heading up his own group, and working with a batch of tracks that are mostly originals – done in the jagged-grooving mode that made his New Orleans soul some of the first to really break big at a nationwide level. Titles include "Personality", "Yakety Yak Bing Bang", "Poppa Shun", "I Want You To Know", "I'm Gonna Get Married", "Is it Really Love", and "Dinner For One".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mono black label pressing with deep groove. Cover has light wear, some aging, and splitting in the bottom seam.)

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.

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