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Hello Stranger – 16 Smooth Sides By Detroit's Soulful Songstress

LP (Item 387273) Solid Smoke, Early 60s — Condition: Near Mint-

Easily the best vinyl collection we've ever seen of Barbara's 60s work – one of the excellent titles on the Solid Smoke label, and a set that presents the material with great notes on the sessions that really help illuminate the tunes! The tunes were all produced by Detroit great Ollie McLaughlin – and some sessions feature The Dells backing Barbara up – in that sweetly-crafted style that made her 60s work a unique bridge between soul music and more sophisticated vocals! Titles include "Make Me Your Baby", "Sho Nuff", "Baby I'm Yours", "My Mama Told Me", "Pushing A Good Thing", "Hello Stranger", "Please Please Please", "Does Anyone Want A Lover", "Make Me Belong To You", and "Someday We're Gonna Love Again".  © 1996-2020, 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.



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