LA's hi-tech soul singer: Michael McDonald
Barney Hoskyns, Times, The, 1987
The preview in Thursday's Independent said it all: "Placid white soul-funker, conservative stuff even by Los Angeles standards." You could not hope to find a more typically snooty London dismissal of Michael McDonald, greying and slightly paunchy product of L.A.'s amorphous session world one guaranteed, moreover, to boil the blood of the many British fans who believe he is one of the great singer-songwriters of our time.
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