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The Staple Singers: Soft Sounds That Burn Deep

Roger St. Pierre, NME, 17 June 1972

JAMAICAN SINGERS have yet to follow up their undoubted success in Britain with a similar impact in the States but neverthelless reggae is making a steadily growing if insiduous mark on the American scene, even if it is through its influence on American artists from Johnnie Nash and Paul Simon onwards.

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