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Arthur Lee: Vindicator

Wayne Robins, Creem, November 1972

LIKE VAN MORRISON, Arthur Lee has been gifted with enormous catalytic power in his writing, the often innocent enunciation of a phrase capable of transforming the human spirit. While Van has successfully battled from darkness in search of sunshine, however, Arthur Lee has continued to explore the dark side of the soul, as if the intrusion of light would obstruct him from his task, which is to batter away at the punching bag in the Stillman's Gym of his psyche.

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