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The Bar-Kays: Soul Finger (Atco stereo 228 030; 37s 6d)

Richard Green, New Musical Express, 17 January 1970

THE INFLUENCE that Booker T. and the MG's have had on this five-piece outfit is obvious, but the Bar-Kays haven't quite got it together in the manner of their masters. As with Booker T.'s group, the organ and lead guitar are given a lot of prominence, in this case by Ronnie Caldwell and Jimmy King respectively.

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