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Kool and the Gang: Hammersmith Odeon, London

Richard Williams, The Times, 18 September 1976

THE PAST couple of years have seen the needs of the discotheque exerting ever greater influence on the prevailing direction of much popular music. The effect has usually been destructive, forcing potentially expressive musicians to hide their creativity beneath the all-powerful funky beat.

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