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Smiley Lewis: I Hear You Knocking

Cliff White, New Musical Express, 5 August 1978

WHEN FATS Domino first bounced out of the bayou with his bronze voice, gold rings, pumping piano and infectious grin, half a pace behind him boogied a veritable army of New Orleans greats, including the posthumously recognised R&B swinger and all-round nice guy, Smiley Lewis.

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