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Hit Sound of Willie Mitchell

LP (Item 431466) Hi Records, Late 60s — Condition: Near Mint-

Funky Willie Mitchell at his best – "hit sound" to be sure, but one that still has plenty of grit in the grooves! The record's one from that stretch when Willie was working in a style that was more funky 45 than anything else – trumpet-heavy instrumentals that seem to take some good inspiration from his Memphis neighbors The Bar-Kays, especially at their early Soul Finger best! Titles are mostly hits, but redone with a gritty Memphis 60s soul sound – and tracks include "Sticks & Stones", "So Rare", "Land Of A Thousand Dances", "Mercy", "Treat Her Right", "When A Man Loves A Woman", and "Searching For My Love".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Mono pressing. Cover has light wear and a center split in the spine.)

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.

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