THE KNACK ...But The Little Girls Understand 1980 New Wave/Rock LP

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THE KNACK ... " ...But The Little Girls Understand " .... Capitol SOO-12045. 1980 Rock/New Wave LP. Stereo. Vinyl VG+. Cover VG+. The Knack was an American New Wave rock quartet based in Los Angeles that rose to fame with their first single, "My Sharona", an international number one hit in 1979. _________________________________________ ...But the Little Girls Understand is an album by power pop/new wave group The Knack released by Capitol Records in February 1980. The album reached the number 15 spot on the Billboard 200 album chart in 1980. The singles "Baby Talks Dirty" and "Can't Put a Price on Love" both charted on the Billboard Hot 100 at #38 and #62, respectively. The song "Mr. Handleman" was released as a single in some countries, such as New Zealand. Lead singer Doug Fieger has stated that "Mr. Handleman" was the first song he and guitarist Berton Averre wrote together. The RIAA certified the album as Gold on April 14, 1980. The album's title is a reference to blues musician Willie Dixon's song "Back Door Man", which has the lyrics: "I'm a back door man. The men don't know, but the little girls understand." Mike Chapman, credited as "Commander" Chapman, produced the album. Chapman also wrote a comedic description of the album in the liner notes, including the line "The songs are an assortment of feelings expressed redundantly as only the Knack can. This record is very dear to me and my bank manager" Band members Berton Averre and Doug Fieger wrote all of the songs except for "The Hard Way", which was written by Ray Davies and recorded by the The Kinks on their album Schoolboys in Disgrace (1976). The album's front cover features Sharona Alperin, the young woman who had inspired the band's hit 'My Sharona". Track listing All songs are by Doug Fieger unless noted 1."Baby Talks Dirty" (Berton Averre, Doug Fieger) 2."I Want Ya" 3."Tell Me You're Mine" 4."Mr. Handleman" (Berton Averre, Doug Fieger) 5."Can't Put a Price on Love" (Berton Averre, Doug Fieger) 6."Hold on Tight and Don't Let Go" 7."The Hard Way" (Ray Davies) 8."It's You" (Berton Averre, Doug Fieger) 9."End of the Game" 10."The Feeling I Get" 11."(Havin' a) Rave Up" (Berton Averre, Doug Fieger) 12."How Can Love Hurt So Much" _____________________________________________ From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia ******* IMPORTANT ****** Please Read >>>> Vinyl Grading. I use GOLDMINE: STANDARD CATALOG OF AMERICAN RECORDS for grading guidelines. Therefore, NM (Near Mint) will not be seen unless the album is still in original shrinkwrap. Most all of the albums and covers I sell will be VERY GOOD + (or) VERY GOOD. Here are Goldmine's defintions of those two classifications. Verbatim in part. VG+ VINYL > may show some slight sign of wear, including light scuffs or very light scratches that do not affect the listening experience. Slight warps that do not affect the sound are okay. Minor signs of handling are okay, too, such as telltale marks around the center hole. There may be some very light ring wear or discoloration, but it should be barely noticeable. VG+ COVERS > are close to their near mint counterparts. Only close. A cover may be marred by a cutout marking (cut corner, small hole punch, a cut in the spine) or promotional stamp. There may be some slight signs of handling, such as light creasing in the corners. There may be slight signs of wear at the most vulnerable areas, even a bit of ring wear. But all in all, except for a few minor imperfections, this should be a very nice copy. VG VINYL > have more obvious flaws. They may lack some of the original factory gloss. Groove wear may be evident, as well as light scratches. When played, a VG record will porbably have some surface noise, especially at the beginning of a song and at the end. But the noise will not overpower the music. You may run into an audible surface scratch, but will not be a major detraction from the music. Minor writing, tape, or a sticker may detract from the label. But overall, the record will still remain a fine listening experience, just not the same as if the record was in better condition. VG COVERS > have more signs of wear, such as minot seam splits, most common at the bottom center, middle of the spine, and the upper and lower right where the record is removed from the cover. These will not be overwhelming, and can be neatly repaired. Also, minor writing, tape, or stickers may detract from the cover. Visible ringwear will be more evident. There could be minor scuffing or cut out markings.Though a VG cover will still be pleasing to the eye, there's no way it could pass as new. FAIR or POOR vinyl I usually throw away, unless it's rare. FAIR or POOR covers may sometimes be sold, but only if the vinyl is still very good, and the album itself is considered collectable. I usually price this kind of quality very low. ************ Please, don't hesitate to ask questions if you have any. It is NOT an inconvenience to me. Talking about records has always been fun to me. That's why I do this. And I've been doing it over 54 years. I will get back to you as soon as I can after reading your Email. Give me a little time to get you an answer. You will recieve an absolutely 100% straight-forward answer. No clever BS. I am not in the business of deceiving people, as this is only a hobby for me. In the end, I want to hear you're very happy with what you've bought from me. It's RECORDS, folks!

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