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Underneath Apparent Mindlessness Lurks Astonishing Musicianship

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 19 February 1977

LOUIS JOHNSON, bass-playing Brother of that ilk, was quoted in a recent Downbeat on the subject of his favourite bassists: "Stanley Clarke... is the baddest bass-player I ever met in my life. I like Bootsy, too. I guess he'd be second."

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