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Millie Jackson: Caught Up /Still Caught Up

Charles Shaar Murray, New Musical Express, 12 October 1985

MILLIE JACKSON is an astonishingly powerful and resourceful singer. It is easy to overlook her immense vocal skills particularly in the light of her current stage act, which presents her more as a 'personality' – a female Richard Pryor, a black Joan Rivers – who happens to sing occasionally than the soul challenger who was giving Aretha Franklin trouble in the polls within two years of her first hit.

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