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Ann Peebles: Learning To Cope With The Rain

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1975

BEING THE recording artist for a classic can have almost as many pitfalls as advantages. The history of our music is littered with names who have been associated with gems and then simply been unable to come up with a repeat performance. In most cases, it isn't that the luckless person is lacking in talent – it's simply that such a high standard has been set that it becomes virtually impossible to match it.

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