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Odell Brown Plays Otis Redding

LP (Item 8595) Cadet, 1969 — Condition: Very Good+

A great step forward for Chicago organist Odell Brown – and maybe a hint of the influence he'd have on the world of 70s soul to come! Odell plays organ on a set of Otis Redding classics – in a tribute to the recently-passed Stax Records singer, but done with some great funk and soul charts from arranger Gene Barge – who almost takes Brown into territory of some of the Reuben Wilson records at the time! Other players aren't listed, but you can bet that they're a hip Chicago lineup – and titles include a funky version of "Hard To Handle", plus "Let Me Come Home", "Any Ole Way", and "Respect".  © 1996-2021, Dusty Groove, Inc.
(Original pressing! Cover has some staining and waviness.)

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

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