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Simply Red: Wiltern Theater, Los Angeles CA

Don Waller, L.A. Weekly, 22 October 1987

OPENING YOUR show with a nearly a cappella version of Ray Charles' 'Drown in My Own Tears' takes a lotta nerve. It also takes industrial-strength pipes, which Simply Red frontman Mick Hucknall has — it's not like everybody's favorite red-haired soul brother would get bottled off the stage at the Apollo Theater or anything.

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