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The Staple Singers/Linda Lewis: Royal Festival Hall, London

David Nathan, Blues & Soul, 12 February 1974

IF ANYONE ever asked for a definition of soul, the best advice you could give them would be to go to a concert by the First Family Of Soul, The Staple Singers. Making their long, long overdue debut at the Royal Festival Hall on January 25th (the night after Stevie Wonder's concert), they overwhelmed me to the point where I simply cannot put into words just how good they were!

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