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Celebration/Morning Star

7-inch (Item 564468) De-Lite, 1980 — Condition: Very Good+

Like you really need us to tell you anything about this track. . . Not exactly what you'd call a Kool & The Gang funk classic, but probably the groups most enduring track, for better or for worse. It's easy to make fun of, but if you're a working DJ, this is certainly one you'll need for your crates, and besides, it is a decent enough commercial soul cut after all. But the real star of this single is the jazzy instrumental flip, produced by Eumir Deodato like the rest of the album, with a wonderful breezy feel that reminds us a bit of nice Mizell Bros production.  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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.

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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