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Higher Plane

LP (Item 434355) Myrrh, 1981 — Condition: Very Good+

Al Green's definitely on a higher plane here – singing an album of gospel music after his abandonment of secular soul – but thankfully, still very much in the spirit of his best work on Hi Records! The religion here is very soft-pedaled – and most tunes are very warm soul numbers that have a similar glow to Al's best late work for Hi – no surprise, as Green's producing here himself, as he did after taking the reigns from Willie Mitchell, but still keeping all the best lessons learned from Willie in the early years. Titles include "Where Love Rules", "Higher Plane", "People Get Ready", "The Spirit Might Come", and "Amazing Grace".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Cover has a small rip on the top seam.)

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

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