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The Staple Singers

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, January 1972

IF I HAD to select the most satisfying thing to me personally of 1972 (within the realms of our music!), I would be more than tempted to settle on the fact that it was the year of recognition for the Staple Singers, a quartet of truly beautiful people who, until last year, had struggled to find the correct formula for recording success.

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