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Magician

LP (Item 5394) Glades, 1976 — Condition: Sealed

Timmy Thomas has always been a magician with his music – one of the first cats to really make the spare sound of a drum machine work in soul music, and a singer with a wonderful ability to make sweet little melodies appear out of thin air! Here, Thomas ups his game with some slightly fuller arrangements than before – this wonderfully warm Miami soul groove that's served up with help from producer Willie Clarke and arranger Mike Lewis – all in this blend of electric touches and bubblingly rhythmic grooves! The track's got a wonderful remake of "Why Can't We Live Together" – titled "Stone To The Bone", and mostly an instrumental with lots of sweet keyboard lines from Timmy! Other tracks are great, too – and have a nicely funky vibe, and some of the hippest arrangements you'll find at TK Records at the time. Titles include "Don't Put It Down", "Make Peace With Yourself", "Watch It For Dudley Dorite", "Let My People Go", "Running Out Of Time", and "Show Me Tenderness".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Shrinkwrap has a small hole in front and a large tear at the bottom. Cover has light wear where exposed.)

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".

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