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Millie Jackson: Millie Jackson (Mojo)

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 9 December 1972

NO 45 HAS hit me with more power in the last year than Miss Jackson's 'A Child Of God'. An unambiguous exposé of everyday immorality, it contains verses like this: "I know a woman who steals from her mother/And that same woman, she gets drunk from one day to another/She kicks her kids out or the streets/Puts another man between their father's sheets/And I find it hard to believe that she's a child of God..."

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