Player – Player – CANADIAN IMPORT – 8T-1-3026


Item specifics

Condition: Good

Seller notes
“This CANADIAN IMPORT cart is in good condition. All the labels are complete with some slight bubbling. Although we always suggest replacement playback pads, we rate the current pads 4 Out Of 10. Please check the photos.”

Artist: Player
Type: Album
Format: 8-Track Cartridge
Record Label: Rso
Release Year: 1977
Release Title: Player
Genre: Pop, Rock

PLEASE NOTE: As this item has been obtained overseas, there is a possibility that the tape may have become loose from the spool in transit.
If you choose our service option, we would check this and correct the issue for you.
If you purchase directly and do not check the tape inside before playback, you will risk damaging the tape and no refund will be available.

All 8 tracks are pre-loved (used) and are sold “as is”.

We do offer a “service cart” option or you can add additional spare parts if you wish to service the cart yourself.

It is highly recommended that all 8 tracks have replacement pads, a new foil splice and internal cleaning done before use.

The foam pads inside are very old (over 40 years) and would have deteriorated, even if the cart is sealed and has never been used. can not be held responsible if the tape or player become damaged if this procedure is not carried out on your 8 track tape purchase.


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Service Cart

Cart Cleaned Inside, New Foam Pads, Foil Splice Replaced & Playback Check

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Released in 1977, PLAYER’s self-titled album is a timeless collection that captures the essence of late ’70s rock and pop. The band, composed of Peter Beckett, J.C. Crowley, Ronn Moss, and John Friesen, achieved notable success with their hit single “Baby Come Back,” which remains a classic to this day.

The album’s standout track, “Baby Come Back,” is a soulful, melodic masterpiece that showcases the band’s exceptional songwriting and Beckett’s distinctive vocals. The song’s catchy hooks and heartfelt lyrics make it an enduring favorite, earning it a well-deserved spot in the annals of pop-rock history.

Beyond the ubiquitous hit, the album offers a diverse range of tracks that showcase PLAYER’s versatility. “This Time I’m in It for Love” is another highlight, with its infectious energy and memorable chorus. The band seamlessly blends rock and pop elements, creating a sound that is both accessible and sophisticated.

PLAYER’s self-titled debut is marked by its polished production, thanks to the collaboration with producer Dennis Lambert. The album’s overall sonic quality is a testament to the band’s commitment to delivering a top-notch musical experience.

While the success of “Baby Come Back” may have cast a long shadow over the rest of the album, a deeper dive into the tracks reveals hidden gems and a cohesive musical journey. From the upbeat “Melanie” to the soulful “Movin’ Up,” the album is a testament to PLAYER’s ability to craft well-rounded, enjoyable songs.


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