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James Brown: Star Time (Polydor/CD Box Set)

Gavin Martin, New Musical Express, June 1991

SOONER OR later, all 20th Century music has to reckon with The Godfather. Before him there were be-bop revolutionaries blowing down the city walls, shamanic gospel testifiers skidding across the stage on bended knee, love-lorn fallen angels pining for a better world.

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