People – I Love You sealed 1968 U.S. psych LP with Larry Norman

$195.00

Free U.S. shipping!  A still sealed original U.S. pressing of the 1968 LP I Love You by People, featuring Larry Norman.

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Offered for sale is a still sealed original U.S. pressing of the LP I Love You by People.

Future Christian singer Larry Norman was a member of this band, which had a #14 U.S. hit with the title track.

About this copy:  This copy of I Love You is a 1968 U.S. stereo pressing on the Capitol label.

As the album is still sealed the record is presumably new and unplayed.

The wrap is fully intact, with no rips, tears, or holes.  This copy is unusual in that it’s a stock copy with no promotional markings or punch holes.

A virtually perfect copy of a classic rock/psych LP and one that will likely be your final upgrade.

Background: Released in 1968, I Love You was the first album by People.

The album did not chart, but the title track, a cover of a song by the Zombies, reached #14 on the U.S. singles chart.  Band member Larry Norman went on to become a pivotal figure in the Christian rock movement.

Allmusic.com gave I Love You a 4 1/2 star review:

The title track’s cover of Zombies member Chris White’s fabulous song “I Love You” went Top 15 in the spring and summer of 1968. The anomaly that drifts in from seemingly out of nowhere, this causes one to wonder why bands who have success with someone else’s music do not try reinventing other tunes. …People needed to craft an album of songs as beautifully arranged and performed as the title track here, and they failed to do so. Thirteen minutes and 25 seconds of “The Epic” is all that is on side two, and it is a major-league rip-off. At least Iron Butterfly made their signature song, “In a Gadda Da Vida,” interesting by dragging it across most of an LP side, and an extended “I Love You” would have made this album a classic. … The hit single is so perfect, so stunning, they really should have spread it across both sides of this Capitol record.

You can listen to “I Love You” here:

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Country of origin: U.S.
Size: 12″
Record Label: Capitol
Catalog Number:
ST-2924
Year of Release: 1968
Format: Stereo
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Weight 10 oz
Dimensions 12.4 × 12.4 × 0.2 in