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LP (Item 38108) Warner, 1977 — Condition: Very Good+

The second album by this band of very successful studio players – and quite a big hit for the group! Players include Richard Tee, Cornell Dupree, Steve Gadd, and Eric Gale – and the record is a culmination of the players' long history of soul work during the 70s, particularly that which was done on LA sessions that were trying for a rootsy "authentic" feel. The group's at their best when they open up into a sweet CTI-type slick funk mode, grooving instrumentally with a nice warm electric finish. The best tracks have a great smooth jazz finish – like "Sometimes Bubba Gets Down", "And Here You Are", "Honey Coral Rock", and their cover of Stevie Wonder's "As".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has some ring wear.)

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

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