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Lee Dorsey: Lee's Back — Thanks To The Talented Mister Toussaint

uncredited writer, Melody Maker, 30 April 1966

YOU PROBABLY first heard of Lee Dorsey after you asked the DJ what that record was he just played with the gun banging in it. 'Ride Your Pony' was in fact Dorsey's first passport to England. Then he issued 'Work, Work, Work', a slow soulful ballad which flopped. Finally we got yet another composition by New Orleans songwriter Alan Toussaint, called 'Get Out Of My Life, Woman', which, sure enough, earned Lee another visit to this country.

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