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LP (Item 39748) Columbia, 1986 — Condition: Near Mint-

A sweet little comeback album for Isaac Hayes in the mid 80s – really going all in with a crisp and bouncy 80s soul groove – a far stretch from the smouldering and soaring funk of the 70s, but a record that's a lot easier to appreciate that a love for 80s sounds has crept back up into the landscape! The record might be most noteworthy for the track "Ike's Rap VII", which is a weird monologue in which Ike comes to terms with his lady about her use of crack cocaine! As Ike says, "You become a resident of CRACK CITY, and the price of occupancy is way too high." Still, the smoky voice is well served throughout. Other tracks include "Thing For You", "Flash Backs", "If You Want My Lovin Do Me Right", "You Turn Me On", and "Thank God For Love".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has light wear, a promo stamp, and appears to have been signed by the artist on front.)

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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