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Sweet Sweet Soul

LP (Item 8290) Atlantic, 1970 — Condition: Very Good

The Sweet Sweet Sweet Inspirations get the Gamble Huff treatment – and as it worked with Archie Bell, so it works with these guys – really well! The Philly sound gives the girls the right push that they need to keep from being just another snoozy Atlantic stable band, and it pushes them way past the cliched role they'd had as Aretha's backing group. Bobby Martin handled all the arrangements, Ugene Dozier produced – and cuts are written by the pair of them (among others) and the Gamble & Huff team. Vince Montana sneaks in some tasty vibes, and there's strong bubbling electric piano and organ from Thom Bell and Lenny Pakula. Titles include "Two Can Play The Game", "Shut Up", "That's The Way My Baby Is", "Gotta Find a Brand New Lover", "Ain't Nothin' in the World", and "Them Boys".  © 1996-2019, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Red & green label Broadway pressing, with deep groove. Cover has light wear.)

Very Good

  • Vinyl can have some dirt, but nothing major.
  • May not shine under light, but should still be pretty clean, and not too dirty.
  • May have a number of marks (5 to 10 at most), and obvious signs of play, but never a big cluster of them, or any major mark that would be very deep. Most marks should still not click under a fingernail.
  • May not look near perfect, but should play fairly well, with slight surface noise, and the occasional click in part of a song, but never throughout a whole song or more.
  • This is clearly a copy that was played by someone a number of times, but which could also be a good "play copy" for someone new.

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