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The Softones

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, April 1976

VERY FEW of the soul super-groups break through into the really big time without serving a kind of apprenticeship and, with out wishing to blow our own trumpets, B & S manages to pre-warn you of just about every emerging major soul attraction. So, let's kick off by pre-warning you about three young men who are based in Baltimore, Maryland, and who with every release grow in terms of chart stature.

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