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Esther Phillips: The Time Is Now

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, August 1975

CERTAINLY one of the most gratifying experiences is to see an artiste you've admired over a period of years finally get that long overdue recognition from the general public which may have eluded them for one reason or another in the past. For Ms. Esther Phillips, long revered and loved by a hard core coterie of soul lovers the world over, that time is now! And for a lady who's been in the business since the age of 12, it would come as more than an understatement to say that it's way past overdue.

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