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The Real Thing

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, June 1976

AT A time when being black and British seems to be in vogue, it is important that we don't forget a group who have been around longer than most and who have, in our book, always been potentially Britain's No. 1 soul band. Naturally, we are referring to Liverpool's Real Thing and at the time of writing, they finally look set to justify the faith that we have always had in them.

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