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LP (Item 609585) ABC, 1967 — Condition: Used
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Great work from the trippier period of Tommy Roe's career – a time when he was picking up some much headier influences in his music, as you might guess from the spelling of the title! There's still a bit of a pop undercurrent in the music, but it's also inflected by odd use of strings, strange-sounding guitar, and other instrumental elements that work against the sweeter qualities of Tommy's vocals to help give these songs a fair amount of depth. Most tracks are originals by Roe, but the album also features a few by Sandy Salisbury, who also sings a bit on the record – as part of the harmony backup that surfaces on some of the better tunes. Arrangements are by Mike Henderson, and titles include "Plastic World", "Paisley Dreams", "Mystic Magic", "The Executive", "The You I Need", "It's Gonna Hurt Me", and "Little Miss Sunshine". (Cover has some wear and stuck on paper along the bottom seam.)  © 1996-2017, Dusty Groove, Inc.

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