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Esther Phillips: Alone Again

Fred Dellar, New Musical Express, 25 August 1984

ESTHER PHILLIPS died on 7 August. I read this somewhere in the small print of a national newspaper. "LOS ANGELES – Blues and jazz singer Esther Phillips has died from a liver ailment. She was 48." That's what it said. Succinct and soulless.

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