Scripting is disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires JavaScript to function correctly.
Style sheets are disabled or not working. dustygroove.com requires style sheets to function correctly.
CD, LP, Vinyl record album cover art
Enlarge       Note

Starring The Isley Brothers & The Chiffons – With Charlie Francis

LP (Item 468097) Spin O Rama, Early 60s — Condition: Sealed

A real cheapo set – one of those that takes songs by big stars and puts them on the front, but which also features some filler material too. From what we can tell, The Chiffons sing "Tonights The Night" and "Let Me Know" – and The Isley Brothers seem to be singing "Rockin MacDonald", "Don't Be Jealous", and "This Is The End" – at least these are the only songs on the album by a male group. Charlie Francis, a lesser-known – but still pretty good – R&B singer takes on most of side two – tracks that include "Why Did You Lie", "Did You Tell Him", "I Found You", "I Was Wrong", and "Come With Me".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Stereo pressing. Shrinkwrap is cracked a bit at the opening.)

Sealed

This is what it says, that the record is still held fast in shrink-wrap. We tend to be pretty suspicious about these things, so if the shrink-wrap doesn't look original, or if the record seems to have undergone some damage over time, we'll probably take it out of the wrapper to ensure that it's in good shape — which is why we don't have more of these. In some cases the shrink-wrap may be torn in spots, but if it's not possible the record has been taken out and played, the record will still qualify as "Sealed".

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.



You might be interested


Brenda & The Tabulations

Dry Your Eyes
Dionn, 1967. Sealed
Incredible early work from Brenda & The Tabulations – one of the best male/female soul groups of their era, yet one that's often sadly overlooked! This album will more than display why the group are so great – as they have a unique quality that's soft and sweet, yet also deeply ... LP, Vinyl record album
Vee Jay, 1961. Very Good+
A real classic from Chicago soulman Dee Clark – and one of those crazy Vee Jay albums packaged in a cover with an image of young white love! Despite that cloying image, though, the record has a tremendous depth – and is a great illustration of the versatility of Clark at his best, ... LP, Vinyl record album

Al Green

Truth N Time
Hi Records, 1978. Near Mint-
Al Green's last secular album for Hi Records – but still a nice little cooker that's overflowing with Memphis soul! As with Green's previous set for Hi, the album's produced by Al himself, and not Willie Mitchell – in a style that's a bit rougher, chunkier, and almost funkier than the ... LP, Vinyl record album

Jose Feliciano

10 To 23
RCA, 1969. Very Good+
A groovy record from Jose – with his best kind of crossover feel! It's an unusual title – one that refers to the first track on the record, recorded by Jose Feliciano at age 10 – and the rest of the material included, done when Jose was 23 years old. It's a mixture of American ... LP, Vinyl record album

Clay Hammond/George Perkins/Joe Perkins

Gritty Soul
Jewel/P-Vine (Japan), Late 60s. Near Mint-
The closest to a full album you'll get from any of these overlooked southern soul singers – a Japanese-only release, with four tracks by each artist! LP, Vinyl record album
Dot, Early 60s. Near Mint-
... LP, Vinyl record album

Cookie & The Cupcakes

Kings Of Swamp Pop
Ace (UK), Late 50s/Early 60s. Near Mint-
A much rawer group than you'd guess from the name – a sharp New Orleans combo that bridges the space between R&B and early soul – led by Huey Cookie Thierry on vocals and saxophone! Titles include "I Cried", "All My Loving Baby", "Feel So Good", "M ... LP, Vinyl record album

Minnie Riperton

Perfect Angel
Epic, 1974. Very Good-
Minnie Riperton's first album for Epic – and the record that broke her from a hip Chicago underground artist into one of the seventies' biggest female soul stars! The record moves past the baroque soul of Minnie's early years with Rotary Connection and Charles Stepney – and hits a mix ... LP, Vinyl record album

Parliament

Trombipulation
Casablanca, 1980. Sealed Gatefold
Often overlooked, but a very tasty album of late grooves from Parliament – not as much of a major hit as their previous records, but maybe even better because of that! The album's got the group's sound merging a bit with the Funkadelic vibe – that post-psych style of the George Clinton ... LP, Vinyl record album

Ramon Marquez

Ritmo Sabroso
Musart, 1957. Very Good
Ramon Marquez and his orchestra run through a set of cha cha cha's and mambos, with vocals on most of the cuts. Tracks include "Cachita", "Los Bomberos", "El Negrito Del Batey", "Totiri Mundachi", and "Tumbae". LP, Vinyl record album

Nina Simone

I Put A Spell On You
Philips, 1964. Very Good-
Captivating work by Nina – working here in that unique crossover style she was using in the mid 60s – a blend of jazz and soul arrangements that were perfect for her intimate folksy style. The album's one of her first few for Philips, and it really has her opening things up a bit ... LP, Vinyl record album
Blue Note, 1961. Near Mint-
One of the all-time great 60s albums from Blue Note – a seminal session from tenor legend Ike Quebec, cut in a warm, mellow style that's simply wonderful! Ike's working here with a quartet that includes organist Freddie Roach – a perfect match for the Quebec tone of the time – ... LP, Vinyl record album
 



⇑ Top