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

My Gift To You

LP (Item 368397) Tabu, 1988 — Condition: Near Mint-
Also available
Alexander O'Neal — My Gift To You ... LP 3.99
Alexander O'Neal — My Gift To You ... CD 6.99

A real standout Christmas soul session from the 80s – a decade when the soul Christmas album seemed to almost fall by the wayside! Alexander O'Neal is working here with classic production help from Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis – who help O'Neal update an older Christmas soul mode for a contemporary generation – all while keeping true to a traditional spirit in the music! Alexander's vocals are a key part of the success of this album – working at a timeless level that's kept this one in strong Holiday play for many many years. Titles include the hit "My Gift To You", plus "Our First Christmas", "Remember Why (It's Christmas)", "Little Drummer Boy", and "This Christmas". (Includes original inner sleeve. Cover has light wear & an index sticker.)  © 1996-2018, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Near Mint - (minus)

  • Black vinyl that may show a slight amount of dust or dirt.
  • Should still be very shiny under a light, even with slight amount of dust on surface.
  • One or two small marks that would make an otherwise near perfect record slightly less so. These marks cannot be too deep, and should only be surface marks that won't affect play, but might detract from the looks.
  • May have some flaws and discoloration in the vinyl, but only those that would be intrinsic to the pressing. These should disappear when the record is tilted under the light, and will only show up when looking straight at the record. (Buddah and ABC pressings from the 70's are a good example of this.)
  • May have some slight marks from aging of the paper sleeve on the vinyl.
  • Possible minor 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


United Artists, Late 40s/1950s. Very Good
Titles include "Christmas Celebration" by BB King, "It's Christmas" by Marvin & Johnny, "Let's Make Christmas Merry Baby" by Amos Milburn, "Silent Night" by Baby Washington, "It's Gonna Be A Lonely Christmas" by The Orioles, and "It's ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1974. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Snowflake, 1985. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Motown, 1989. Very Good-
An unusual later Motown Christmas album – one that features tracks that aren't as well known as some of the label's classics! Titles include "Christmas Presence" by Gerald Alston & Shanice, "Give Love On Christmas Day" by Johnny Gill, "Silent Night" by The ... LP, Vinyl record album
RCA, 1966. Near Mint-
Backings by Peter Matz. LP, Vinyl record album
Metromedia, Late 60s. Very Good+
A lovely little Christmas album – served up by The Golddiggers vocal group from the Dean Martin TV Show! As you might know from the show, the gals aren't the best singers in the world, but they've got a sweetly seductive way of putting over a tune in unison – a style that kind of ... LP, Vinyl record album
Scrooge
Columbia, 1970. Very Good+ Gatefold
... LP, Vinyl record album
Salsoul, 1976. Very Good+ 2LP
Philly classics for the Holidays! The legendary Christmas Jolllies set by the Salsoul Orchestra was one of the label's biggest-selling albums – originally recorded in 1976, and pressed again and again over the years – and eventually remixed even stronger in the early 90s. Vince ... LP, Vinyl record album
Columbia, 1976. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album
Are You Ready?
Flying Dutchman, 1972. Near Mint- Gatefold
Reedman Harold Alexander cut very few albums as a leader – and this is one of the best! You're likely to hear Alexander's work in the background on other sessions, but at the time of this record he was also a visionary leader – perfect for the open, freewheeling vibe allowed by the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Today, 1972. Sealed
Fantastic ballad soul from one of the greatest groups from the east coast 70s scene! Black Ivory may not have scored as big as some of their contemporaries on the charts – but to fans of harmony soul, they'll always be kings, and this record is the sort that forever gave them keys to the ... LP, Vinyl record album
Collage
Friends & Co, 1975. Very Good+
A 70s New York classic – the first and best album by Eddie Drennon! Eddie's got a unique sound that's part soul and part Latin – grooving here in a Latin Hustle mode that brings together gliding strings, floating chorus vocals, and a heavier funk-based set of rhythms that really kicks ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top