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The Rationals: The Rationals (Crewe CR-1334)

Dave Marsh, Rolling Stone, 7 January 1971

ALL THAT killer, bizarre, get-down music that constantly pumps out of the Motor City had to come from somewhere, right? Here's where. The Rational are the archetypical Midwestern rock and soul music band, joining together at 14 and having their first hit at 16. That record just happened to be 'Respect' and that just happens to be how fellow Detroiter Aretha Franklin heard that tune.

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