1982 Black Music Report
Paul Yamada, Coolest Retard, March 1983
THE PAST FEW years have brought much that is new or at least different to contemporary black music, and though both white and black tastes have become more reactionary and entrenched (would you care to guess how many people own the Blues Brothers records and the Tom Tom Club?) there are strains of something new happening in funk that bodes well for the future, even if the current results aren't that fabulous.
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