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Lee Dorsey: Why Isn't This Man in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame?

Geoffrey Himes, Oxford American, July 1998

NO SINGER in the Big Easy had a more easygoing manner than Lee Dorsey. The rhythms behind him could be wickedly syncopated (they usually were), and Dorsey would still sound unruffled, unhurried, as if it were a sunny afternoon and he had nothing better to do than sit on his front-porch swing and watch a boisterous, second-line parade go by.

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