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Black Merda: It's a Detroit Rock Thing

Fred Mills, Harp, November 2005

THEY RUBBED shoulders with the cream of the Motor City, including Funkadelic, the Temptations, Edwin Starr, Bob Seger and the MC5. They recorded for the legendary Chess Records. And they picked up the torch of Jimi Hendrix to pioneer a distinctive breed of African-American psychedelia.

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