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LP (Item 39748) Columbia, 1986 — Condition: Very Good+

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.

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

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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