John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1971
WHEN IT comes to female Soul singers, you've got to look south of the Mason-Dixon line. It's in the South that you'll find the girls with the most Soul. In New Orleans, famed bastion of the soul ladies, you'll still find Betty Harris and Margie Joseph whilst another Crescent City lady, Irma Thomas, is currently displaying her talents in Los Angeles; in Memphis you'll find the Memphis Queen, Carla Thomas; and in Birmingham, Alabama, there's Mrs Clarence Carter, alias Candi Staton...and Rozetta Johnson.
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