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LP (Item 72975) Columbia, Mid 60s — Condition: Very Good-
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One of the most deeply soulful of Aretha's Columbia albums – and a record that really has her opening up in a hard-hitting style! Some tracks still have a bit of a jazzy flourish, almost in a Gloria Lynne or Esther Phillips approach, but overall the whole album's got a style that prefaces Aretha's Atlantic work nicely – not as stripped down or rootsy, but definitely heading in that direction. Titles include "Blue Holiday", "Take A Look", "Lee Cross", "I'll Keep On Smiling", "Follow Your Heart", and "Won't Be Long". (Venezuelan pressing. Cover has some tape residue on front, a split top seam, and a center split on the bottom seam.)  © 1996-2015, Dusty Groove, Inc.

Very Good - (minus)

  • Vinyl may be dirty, and can lack a fair amount of luster.
  • Vinyl can have a number of marks, either in clusters or smaller amounts, but deeper.
  • This is the kind of record that you'd buy to play, but not because it looked that great. Still, the flaws should be mostly cosmetic, with nothing too deep that would ruin the overall record.
  • Examples include a record that has been kept for a while in a cover without the paper sleeve, or heavily played by a previous owner and has some marks across the surface. The record should play okay, though probably with surface noise.

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