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Sheila E

LP (Item 454533) Paisley Park, 1987 — Condition: Near Mint-

Sheila E's producing herself here, but the groove is still very firmly in the Paisley Park mode – chunky, funky soul – often exploding with vamping Prince-esque rhythms, but also coming across with a smoother, jazzier mode at the best moments. The instrumentation here is mostly electric, but Sheila's obviously playing percussion too – and the record's got one heavily Latin number titled "Soul Salsa" – which has almost an August Darnell kind of dancefloor groove! Other tracks include "Love On A Blue Train", "Boys Club", "Hon E Man", "One Day", "Koo Koo", and "Price & The Passion".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Includes the printed inner sleeve.)

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.

Additional Marks & Notes

If something is noteworthy, we try to note it in the comments — especially if it is an oddity that is the only wrong thing about the record. This might include, but isn't limited to, warped records, tracks that skip, cover damage or wear as noted above, or strictly cosmetic flaws.



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