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The Detroit Spinners: Living & Laughing

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 1 April 1975

IF YOU talk about supergroups these days, it is inevitable that The Spinners will enter your conversation. In the relatively short space of four years, the group have picked up gold awards for their three albums for Atlantic Records and several gold singles take pride of place in the group's homes. In fact, their very latest album, New & Improved actually shipped gold – in other words, initial sales reached over the million mark in dollars, certainly no mean feat these days. When B&S spoke with Pervis Jackson, The Spinners were just a few weeks away from their European jaunt, playing at the classy Latin Casino in Cherry Hill, New Jersey. So successful was their engagement at the venue that the group were literally held over for a few extra days!

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