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James Brown: Rainbow Theatre, London

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 10 March 1973

SOUL BROTHER Number One's in town, and the James Brown Revue's gettin' down and gittin' it on at the Rainbow. Bop through to the stalls and the J.B. Orchestra is lazily ambling through 'Shaft', which these days seems to be the signature tune for all the black acts. Ike and Tina Turner, Black Moses himself, now Brown...God, I hope Wilson Pickett doesn't pick up on it as well.

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