Rock's Backpages Library Rock's Backpages
Rock's Backpages

Johnnie Taylor: Lifetime: A Retrospective Of Soul, Blues And Gospel 1956-1999

Richard Williams, MOJO, February 2001

LIKE MANY soul singers, Johnnie Taylor was only as good as the songs he was given. But when those songs were good – and most of the best are included in this retrospective of his 40-year career – he invariably proved equal to the task.

Total word count of piece: 777