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Whaddya Mean, You've Never Heard Of... Sam Dees?

Barney Hoskyns, MOJO, 1995

AT SIX FOOT FOUR and two-hundred-plus pounds, Sam Dees is a soul giant in more ways than one. One of black America’s premier songsmiths, he also cut the classic, maddeningly hard-to-find Atlantic album The Show Must Go On (1973), a sampler of sublime ballads like 'Worn Out Broken Heart' and funky Southern message songs like 'Claim Jumpin’'.

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