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"The Doctor Is In" — A Talk with Dr. John

Paul Gambaccini, Rolling Stone, 27 September 1973

MALCOLM JOHN Rebennack is a New Orleans musician who has played on more sessions than he or anyone else can remember. In 1968 his first solo album, Gris-Gris, was released under the pseudonym Dr. John Creaux. Three succeeding albums were less successful, both artistically and commercially; but he rebounded in 1972 with Gumbo, a tribute to New Orleans compatriots. This year he teamed up with producer Allen Toussaint and the instrumentalist Meters for In the Right Place, which included 'Right Place, Wrong Time'.

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