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Sam & Dave: Back At' Cha!

Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 6 November 1975

IF ANYTHING SYMBOLIZES the decline of the Stax Records era (recently brought to a probable close with the indictment of president Al Bell for bank fraud), it was the breakup of the label's greatest act, Sam & Dave, in 1970.

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