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The Temptations: Psychedelic Shack (Tamla Motown)

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 20 June 1970

SHAME, SHAME, shame... Motown's sold its soul for a spoonful of wah-wah guitar. Actually that's not quite true, because you can't totally obliterate the true sound of the Temptations, even with the ridiculous "funkadelic" backings they're given here.

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