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Spotlighting the Man: Bobby Blue Bland

Colman Andrews, Phonograph Record, September 1972

THERE'S A new Bobby Bland single out ('I'm So Tired') that is both typically fine and frustrating: fine in that it is another two and some odd precious minutes added to the body of recorded work by one of the great singers of our time, and frustrating in that the A&R of his label Duke Records continues to stifle his musical potential, a degeneration from their merely failing to maximize his commercial potential.

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