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Lamont Dozier: Black Bach (ABC) ***; The New Lamont Dozier/Love And Beauty (US Invictus XS98) ****

Tony Cummings, Black Music, February 1975

WHEN, AFTER all those years languishing in the background boy's shadows, things started to move for Lamont as an artist, they moved with lightning speed. It wasn't enough to have an incredibly successful (artistically and commercially) debut album, the hype began to pour forth about being the new Barry White, the new black superstar, the new blah blah.

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