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Pickett In The Pocket

LP (Item 3995) RCA, 1974 — Condition: Sealed

One of Wilson Pickett's overlooked 70s gems for RCA Records – material that's often overshadowed by his earlier fame on Atlantic, but which still has the singer very much at the top of his deep soul game! The music here is that mature version of southern soul that was bubbling up in the 70s – handled by Brad Shapiro with some nicely sophisticated touches that remind us that Pickett's not just another funky singer, but a very wide-ranging talent – almost working with some echoes of the Otis Redding legacy on the ballads. Cuts include "What Good Is a Lie", "I Was Too Nice", "Iron It Out", and "Take Your Pleasure Where You Find It".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Still sealed in clean shrink, with a promo imprint.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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