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Soul Ain't Nothin' But The Blues

LP (Item 7964) Columbia, Late 60s — Condition: Very Good+

One of Pat's earliest recordings – done for Columbia with a mixture of uptown soul and jazz arrangements, the former handled by Bert DeCoteaux, the latter done by Ray Bryant! John Hammond put the set together, obviously searching for another female soul talent after failing with Aretha Franklin – and the set's handled in a similar way to some of Franklin's stronger sides for Columbia. Includes the title cut, a great reading of the song "Soul Ain't Nothing But The Blues", plus the sublime uptown number "City Of Stone", and cuts that include "Through A Long & Sleepless Night", "Another Rainy Day", and "Does She Ever Remind You Of Me".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(360 Sound stereo pressing. Cover has a tracklist sticker, index stickers, some light wear, and a split top seam.)

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.

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