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From Hi to Waylo: the Spirit of Memphis Soul

Barney Hoskyns, unpublished, 1988

LOVERS OF authentic southern American soul are in for a major treat this weekend when a "Memphis Soul Revue" holds court at London's Town & Country Club in Kentish Town. Featuring two legendary deep soul singers in Ann Peebles and Otis Clay, it revolves around the even more legendary Willie Mitchell, trumpeter, producer, and owner of Memphis' Waylo Records, boasting in addition the talents of David Hudson, Lynn White, and the illustrious Memphis Horns.

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