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Denise La Salle: Trapped By A Thing Called Love

Dave Marsh, Creem, May 1972

IF THIS ISN'T THE best soul album this year, someone is going to have to come up with something really amazing. Denise La Salle is incredible: she writes her own material and it is right out of the mold that made black pop so amazing in the middle sixties. The influences are vintage Atlantic/Stax, and sometimes Motown, but the ambience is strictly '70s.

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