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Timmy Thomas: The One Man Band

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 2 March 1973

MOST PEOPLE probably figure that 'Why Can't We Live Together' is the first time they have heard the hypnotic and highly individualistic style of organ playing of Timmy Thomas. However, most B&S readers would certainly be wrong because Timmy is the pianist and organist on most of those great old Goldwax records of the mid and late 60's that came from Memphis. Classics by James Carr,the Ovations, Spencer Wiggins, O.V. Wright, Percy Mylem and Barbara Perry all featured Timmy's keyboard work.

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