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Smokey Robinson/Mighty Clouds of Joy/Sylvers/Fatback Band: Los Angeles

John Swenson, Sounds, 27 March 1976

YOU WON'T find a better textbook example of what's gone wrong with R&B over the past few years. Ticket prices, scaled from $10.00 down, were prohibitive enough to keep the crowd down to three quarters capacity. Less greed on the promoter's part could have insured a full house.

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