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Kool & The Gang: Apollo, Victoria

Richard Williams, The Times, 16 October 1982

SINCE THEY possess in general less of an all-consuming respect for their own genius than their contemporaries in white rock music, black soul groups often have more success in moving with the times. Lacking too the economic base from which to write their own rules, but imbued with a stronger awareness of the community whose entertainment they provide, they develop a stronger instinct for competition.

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