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Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes: Lowman's Westside Club, Detroit MI

John Sinclair, The Ann Arbor Sun, 1 October 1975

THE SKYROCKETING popularity of the premier black vocal groups — the O'Jays, the Spinners, Gladys Knight & The Pips, the Four Tops, Harold Melvin & the Blue Notes — has taken them out of the nightclubs and cabarets where they learned and perfected their craft, and placed them on major concert stages all over the world. Thus it is a rare and delightful treat to have the chance to catch one of these genius performing groups in their once-natural setting — sort of like witnessing Ron LeFlore's return to the yard at Jackson for a game of baseball with the brothers, if you can imagine such an event.

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