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Arif Mardin: Glass Onion (Atlantic); The Mar-Keys: Damifiknow (Stax)

Mike Gormley, Detroit Free Press, 4 July 1969

GLASS ONION — Arif Mardin. You may not be acquainted with Arif Mardin. For a quick run down, he's from Turkey, got deep into jazz for a while then found rock. He was the arranger or co-producer for Aretha Franklin, Arthur Conley, Wilson Pickett, King Curtis, The Rascals, Sweet Inspirations, Dusty Springfield, Cher and more. He's heavy.

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