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(Dusty Springfield) Springfields – Silver Threads & Golden Needles 1962 mono LP

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An original U.S. mono pressing of the 1962 LP Silver Threads and Golden Needles by the Springfields, featuring Dusty Springfield.

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Offered for sale is an original 1962 mono pressing of Silver Threads & Golden Needles by the Springfields, featuring Dusty Springfield.

About this copy: This copy of Silver Threads & Golden Needles is an original mono pressing on the Philips label.

The cover is M- and looks virtually new.

The disc is M- and looks unplayed.

A nice copy of a scarce folk/pop LP.

Background: Silver Threads & Golden Needles, an album released only in the U.S., was the second of three albums by the Springfields, a group that consisted of Dusty Springfield, her brother Tom, and Mike Hurst.

The album reached #91 on the U.S. album charts.

Allmusic.com gave Silver Threads & Golden Needles a 3 star review:

Leading off with their sole American hit (the title track), Silver Threads & Golden Needles presented a talented vocal group that was rather too eclectic for its own good. Often it seemed as if they couldn’t make up their mind up whether to be a commercial folk revival group, or a conventional mainstream show biz act with folksy flavorings. Lee Hays’ “Lonesome Traveler,” for instance, is given an over-the-top galloping, orchestrated arrangement more suggestive of show-stopping stage musical climaxes than folk ballads. The nice harmonies, Dusty Springfield’s already-bold vocals, and the accomplished pop production make this approach more attractive than it might sound on paper.

You can listen to the title track here:

 

Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Philips
Catalog Number:
PHM-200-052
Year of Release: 1962
Format: Mono
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Additional information

Weight 12 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in