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Sam & Dave

LP (Item 4144) Roulette, 1960s — Condition: Very Good-

Some very tasty work from one of the greatest soul duos ever – pre-Stax recordings from the duo of Sam Moore and Dave Prater, pulled together as a full Roulette album to cash in on their later 60s hits for the Memphis soul powerhouse! Despite that earlier status, though, the tracks are all pretty darn great – recorded with a raw soul sound that's hard and deep all the way through, with lots of emphasis on the vocals – which are brilliant, and even a bit less restrained than their work at Stax – with a tuff soul edge that shows that the pair were great, even before they hooked up with Isaac Hayes and David Porter! Tracks include "It Feels So Nice", "It Was So Nice While It Lasted", "Keep A Walkin", "If She'll Still Have Me", "You Ain't No Big Thing Baby", "No More Pain", and "I Found Out".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Orange label pressing. Cover has taped seams and a peeled spot from price sticker removal.)

Very Good - (minus)

  • Vinyl may be dirty, and can lack a fair amount of luster.
  • Vinyl can have a number of marks, either in clusters or smaller amounts, but deeper.
  • This is the kind of record that you'd buy to play, but not because it looked that great. Still, the flaws should be mostly cosmetic, with nothing too deep that would ruin the overall record.
  • Examples include a record that has been kept for a while in a cover without the paper sleeve, or heavily played by a previous owner and has some marks across the surface. The record should play okay, though probably with surface noise.

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