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Roberta Flack, the Last Poets and Leon Thomas: New Breed Comin' Up

uncredited writer, Hit Parader, July 1971

There's a new, young breed of black singers coming up — a breed that is aware of the roots but doesn't get into the funky-jive-fingerpop-boogaloo bag.

Singers that reflect what's happening around without the mysticism that can afflict others.

Like Leon Thomas, Roberta Flack. And even the Last Poets.

Total word count of piece: 1263

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