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Chaka Khan, Earth Mother

Fred Schruers, Rolling Stone, 5 April 1979

NEW YORK — "I can read your thoughts right now, every one from A to Z," sings Chaka Khan in her current hit, 'I'm Every Woman'. She seems to be smirking at what's going on in mine when I arrive at her hotel suite to find her unmistakably pregnant under a floppy flannel shirt. Where is the shimmying, half-clad siren whose album covers and stage shows make strong men quake and who will be expected to do the same thing onstage tonight at Lincoln Center — the most important performance of her first tour without her group, Rufus?

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