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Make It Happen

LP (Item 42342) Tamla, 1967 — Condition: Very Good

A romping groover from Smokey Robinson & The Miracles – and a record that really has them punching things up, after starting out for Motown as a much more mellow harmony group! Robinson's crackling lead really makes the set sparkle – that warm, honest, earnest quality that Smokey hit strongly at this stage – still managing to inflect a deep sense of soul, while keeping things polished enough to match the rest of 60s Motown! The set features the "Tears Of A Clown", plus the excellent "Soulful Shack", one of a number of great "soul party" tunes from the late 60s – and other cuts include "Dancin's Alright", "You Must Be Love", "It's A Good Feeling", "Don't Think It's Me", and "My Love For You".  © 1996-2022, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Tamla stereo 2-globes pressing with deep groove. Cover has some wear with staining on the lower back cover with a partial split seam. Includes Tamla catalog inner.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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