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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.
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if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record.
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cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.
If you'd told us some years ago we'd be digging for these very 80s sounding singles by RFTW, we'd never have believed you, but their time has certainly come around, in spite of the silly costumes and gheri curls on the cover. 12-inch, Vinyl record
A great later groover from Thelma Houston – reinventing herself nicely here with some help from Jimmy Jam & Terry Lewis! The groove's right in the early best sound from the pair – catchy, but never cloying – and a great change from Thelma's earlier work. 12-inch, Vinyl record
One of Guy's first big hits, and proof that Teddy was setting his crossover sights on the right target! The extended mix shows the way that Riley was determined to get R&B back onto the dancefloor in a big way – and the bonus beats are nice too! 12-inch, Vinyl record
You know, there was a day when we would've been happy to never hear a Ready For The World song again, but that day's long gone! If you're as ready to revisit the 80s as we are, then give this baby a spin for a trip down memory lane! 12-inch, Vinyl record
A wonderful stepper from the enigmatic Wee Gee! "Hold On" begins with a spare spacey intro, then sneaks into a warm midtempo groove – stepping along underneath some incredibly soulful vocals by Wee Gee that remind us of the best that Teddy Pendergrass had to offer. The real talent ... 12-inch, Vinyl record
A club crossover classic from The Rolling Stones – a track that surprisingly got the group onto the dancefloor in the late 70s, but which still held onto most of their best elements! Although sometimes panned as a cheap disco cash-in effort by some, the tune is actually pretty darn great ... 12-inch, Vinyl record