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Shoulda Gone Dancin

LP (Item 476591) Gordy, 1979 — Condition: Near Mint-

Tight grooves from High Inergy – but from the perspective of time, a set that's a lot more open and relaxed than any Hi-Energy work of years to come! The record's heavy on club rhythms – as you'd probably expect from the title – but the girls sing with a bit more feeling than the usual female group thrown at disco rhythms – a bit of a depth on some numbers that hearkens back to earlier Motown soul, and which should have made High Inergy a much bigger act at the time. There's no standout hits or catchy disco numbers, but the record's relatively solid overall – and features arrangements by Marvin Augustus, William Beckelhaupt, and Gerald Lee. Titles include "I've Got What You Need", "Shoulda Gone Dancin", "Come & Get It", "Midnight Music Man", and "Let Yourself Go".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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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