Marlena Shaw Sweet Beginnings 180g Import LP
Marlena Shaw Sweet Beginnings 180g Import LP
Genre: Female Vocals
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Marlena Shaw Sweet Beginnings 180g Import LP

Marlena Shaw

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SKU:
MOVLPI1645
UPC:
8719262000940
180g Vinyl Import LP Features Classic "Go Away Little Boy!"

In 1977, Soul singer Marlena Shaw released Sweet Beginnings that contained, arguably, Shaw's finest moment: "Yu Ma" and "Go Away Little Boy", a medley containing the old Goffin and Carole King standard, originally recorded by Nancy Wilson. The album also contains the track "Look At Me, Look At You", popular on the U.K. rare groove scene.

"The album's biggest hit was Shaw's tasteful jazz take on Gerry Goffin and Carole King's 'Go Away Little Boy.' Although her strength is well known, on that track, Shaw's sweetness keeps the assertiveness from being tedious. On the song after giving ultimatums, she finally says, 'Do you think you can get a job by Thursday?'...Perhaps the best part of Sweet Beginnings is how Shaw's charisma takes over and the lyrics were almost secondary. Both 'Look at Me, Look at You' and 'Johnny' have Shaw taking on a lighter touch, as each line she sings is emotive and affecting. The album's last track, the brassy, big-band styled ' Think I'll Tell Him' written by Thom Bell and Linda Creed has Shaw almost thrilled to tell her husband that she had been cheating as she sings, 'I couldn't help myself sweet baby.' Sweet Beginnings benefits from a sympathetic production job from Bert DeCoteaux and is one of Shaw's most enduring efforts." - Jason Elias, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Audiophile Vinyl Pressing
• Classic Album

Selections:
Side A:

1. Pictures And Memories
2. Yu-Ma
3. Go Away Little Boy
4. The Writing's On The Wall
5. Walk Softly
Side B:
1. Sweet Beginnings
2. Look At Me, Look At You (We're Flying)
3. No Deposit, No Return
4. Johnny
5. I Think I'll Tell Him
Description
180g Vinyl Import LP Features Classic "Go Away Little Boy!"

In 1977, Soul singer Marlena Shaw released Sweet Beginnings that contained, arguably, Shaw's finest moment: "Yu Ma" and "Go Away Little Boy", a medley containing the old Goffin and Carole King standard, originally recorded by Nancy Wilson. The album also contains the track "Look At Me, Look At You", popular on the U.K. rare groove scene.

"The album's biggest hit was Shaw's tasteful jazz take on Gerry Goffin and Carole King's 'Go Away Little Boy.' Although her strength is well known, on that track, Shaw's sweetness keeps the assertiveness from being tedious. On the song after giving ultimatums, she finally says, 'Do you think you can get a job by Thursday?'...Perhaps the best part of Sweet Beginnings is how Shaw's charisma takes over and the lyrics were almost secondary. Both 'Look at Me, Look at You' and 'Johnny' have Shaw taking on a lighter touch, as each line she sings is emotive and affecting. The album's last track, the brassy, big-band styled ' Think I'll Tell Him' written by Thom Bell and Linda Creed has Shaw almost thrilled to tell her husband that she had been cheating as she sings, 'I couldn't help myself sweet baby.' Sweet Beginnings benefits from a sympathetic production job from Bert DeCoteaux and is one of Shaw's most enduring efforts." - Jason Elias, allmusic.com

Features:
• 180g Audiophile Vinyl Pressing
• Classic Album

Selections:
Side A:

1. Pictures And Memories
2. Yu-Ma
3. Go Away Little Boy
4. The Writing's On The Wall
5. Walk Softly
Side B:
1. Sweet Beginnings
2. Look At Me, Look At You (We're Flying)
3. No Deposit, No Return
4. Johnny
5. I Think I'll Tell Him
Genre
Female Vocals
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
1.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Marlena Shaw
Title
Sweet Beginnings
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
08-29-2016
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
Release Date
09-15-2016
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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