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Many Faces Of Lyn Roman

LP (Item 478738) Columbia, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good+

A bit jazz, a bit soul, and a great little set from Lyn Roman – a lesser-known vocalist from the 60s, but one who could have easily cracked the mainstream! The set's in a space that's somewhere between Etta James and Nina Simone, produced with a bit of a country soul feel by Clyde Otis – who uses fuller strings alongside bluesier rhythms, plus some backing vocals that link the record to similar efforts from Brook Benton or Ray Charles! Lyn's got vocal pipes that really burst out strongly at times – searching her way through the mellower tunes especially, in ways that remind us of James, but are slightly more poised as well. Titles include "On Green Dolphin Street", "Fly Me To The Moon", "A Certain Smile", "The End Of A Love Affair", "Imagination", and "Moon River".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(360 sound stereo pressing. Cover has a promo stamp on the back.)

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.

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