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Live At The Apollo

LP (Item 39401) Mercury, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good+
One of Clyde's hardest records of the 60s – with a raw full-on sound that recalls some of his best R&B work for Atlantic! The album's recorded live at the Apollo Theatre in Harlem – and the style of the recording is definitely taking a few pages from the James Brown "live" book, especially because we'd swear that a few of these tracks are studio numbers with applause dubbed in! (And interestingly enough, there's a registered trademark next to the "Live At The Apollo" on the inside label – making us wonder if someone copyrighted the concept of recording at the theatre!) Titles include "What's Love To Me", "Baby Baby", "Ta Ta", "Deep In The Heart Of Harlem", "Hold My Hand", and "Without Love".  © 1996-2024, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Dutch black label pressing. Cover has a few bent corners and a date in pen.)

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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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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