- Two strong sides each earning a Plus or better
- The sound is big, rich and open with excellent presence
- Unusually quiet Mint Minus vinyl throughout
- A 5 Star album on Allmusic with great songs including Help Me Make It Through The Night and the title track
Two great sides on quiet vinyl, giving you a wonderful copy of Kristofferson’s classic debut. This album is an absolute tour de force — every last song on here is a winner. Me and Bobby McGee, Help Me Make It Through The Night, Sunday Morning Coming Down, For The Good Times… it just goes on and on.
Thankfully, the sound is excellent too — at least on a copy like this. We had a stack of originals and early reissues and this was one of a very small group of copies to really deliver. The best originals can be out of this world but good luck finding one that actually sounds great and plays with reasonable surfaces. Most of the reissues are dull and subgen sounding but we got our hands on a winner here. (more…)