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Dedicated To You

LP (Item 45853) King, 1957 — Condition: Good

A super record from the 5 Royales – the kind of hard-edged classic that makes their King albums always worth seeking out – especially as they're great all the way through, without any filler at all! The vocals are amazing – thanks to the lead talents of the legendary Loman Pauling – and the instrumentation is nice and tight, with even a bit of guest organ from Bill Doggett, who really helps things cook! Titles include their classic "Think" – later redone by James Brown, as a nod to the influence the group had on his music – plus "Someone Made You For Me", "Come On & Save Me", "Dedicated To The One I Love", "Messin Up", "Tears Of Joy", "Thirty Second Lover".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original black label deep groove pressing! Vinyl has some marks, and plays with a few crackles, but sounds surprisingly nice overall. Cover has split top and bottom seams.)

Good

  • A record that you'd buy to play, cheap, but which you wouldn't buy for collecting.
  • Will have marks across all parts of the playing surface, and will most likely play with surface noise throughout. May have some other significant flaws, such as residue, or a track that skips.
  • In most cases, a poor quality copy of a very difficult to find record.

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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