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Inner City Blues

CD (Item 494590) Brunswick, Early 70s — Condition: Used
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Stunning work from one of the greatest vocal groups ever – the mighty mighty Chi-Lites! The group had an amazing run at Brunswick records during the late 60s and early 70s – recording single after single that not only helped redefine the sound of group soul for a new generation, but which also broke down previously held conceptions of sweet soul! This set's something of a "best of" – and titles include "The 12th Of Never", "Love Is", "Trouble's A Comin", "Inner City Blues", "Love Uprising", "Living In The Footsteps Of Another Man", "Go Away Dream", "Yes I'm Ready", "What Do I Wish For", "Ain't Too Much Of Nothin", "The Man & The Woman", and "Let Me Be The Man My Daddy Was".  © 1996-2020, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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Used CD Grade

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When you purchase a Used CD you can expect the disc to be free of all but the lightest of surface marks, the case to be clean (we often change the cases ourselves), and the booklet to be in good shape. Used CDs may show some signs of use but if there are significant details or defects we will list them underneath the item — just like we do with LPs — so look there for notes on cutout marks, stickers, promo stamps or other details.

All of our Used CDs are guaranteed to play without skipping or flaws. If you purchase a Used CD from Dusty Groove, you have 1 week to play it to determine that it plays correctly — and if it does not, then you may return it for a full refund.


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