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1963: Rhythm And Blues Made The News

Norman Jopling, Record Mirror, 21 December 1963

THIS HAS been THE year for rhythm and blues fans. There is no doubt about it. At the beginning of the year the R & B craze hadn't spread outside of a small circle of 'fanatics'. Now, it's the big thing. Whether or not it will continue to dominate the scene is debatable, but so far it is very, very big.

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