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Timmy Thomas

Timmy Thomas

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Timmy Thomas: 'Why Can't We Live Together'/'Funky Me' (Glades 2027.012)

Review by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 16 February 1973

SOMEBODY RECENTLY described this record as the 'I've Been Lonely For So Long' of 1973 and there are certainly similarities. It is completely out of ...

Timmy Thomas: Tomorrow's Golden Oldie

Profile and Interview by Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 24 February 1973

IT REMINDED me of hearing Booker T's 'Green Onions' for the first time, all those years ago. You know: that fantastic feeling of listening to ...

Timmy Thomas: The One Man Band

Profile and Interview by 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 ...

The Timmy Thomas One-Man Show...

Profile and Interview by Roger St. Pierre, New Musical Express, 3 March 1973

'WHY CAN'T We Live Together?' asks Timmy Thomas on his sensationally different million-selling American hit. But, ironically, it turns out that the record itself is ...

Breaking the rules: Timmy Thomas

Report and Interview by Pete Wingfield, Let It Rock, May 1973

IN THE American record business, like any other, it’s the biggies with the bread that rule the roost. But every so often, an obscure record ...

The Miami Sound

Special Feature by Tony Cummings, Black Music, November 1974

George McCrae, KC And The Sunshine Band, Little Beaver, Latimore, Betty Wright, Clarence Reid... They're all hot and they're all from Miami, the city that's ...

Timmy Thomas: The Sweet Smell Of Success Revisited

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 12 April 1977

Timmy Thomas is back in chart business with his 'Stone To The Bone' disco giant. He reflects on his previous success and how he's learned ...

Timmy Thomas: The Gospel Freak

Profile and Interview by John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 7 November 1978

The 'Why Can't We Live Together' man now has a dual role – as head of TK's Gospel division and leader of the Freak dancefloor ...


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