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Beautiful Screamer: O.V. Wright

Barney Hoskyns, 'From a Whisper to a Scream' (Fontana), 1991

IF JAMES CARR and the (predominantly baritonal) country 
balladeers were one side of the southern Soul Man coin, the gritty, gravelly tenor voices of singers like O. V. Wright
 were the other.

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