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Roy Brown: Still Rockin' Good

Bill Bentley, LA Weekly, 25 July 1980

THEY'RE EVERYWHERE, and it is beginning to feel a little bit like old home week as they get together to show they're still around. Ruth Brown, Big Joe Turner, Charles Brown, Pee Wee Crayton, Roy Brown, Lowell Fulson, Big Mama Thornton — singers who ruled the rhythm & blues charts over two decades ago are upping their public profile and proving themselves as not only living legends, but artists capable of putting the bite back into a music showing signs of going comatose.

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