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Sexy Soulful Women

Charlie Gillett, Record Mirror, 27 June 1970

I'M NOT sure why, but I'm more often moved by men singing than by women. Somehow I can identify with a much larger range of men, from plaintive Percy Sledge through defiant Carl Perkins to generous Fats Domino; and others I can stand back from and admire, James Brown uninhibited by the tensions that keep me cool, Little Richard glorifying confusion that would scare me to silence.

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