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Willie Hutch: This Brother's Worked It Out

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, September 1973

MOTOWN'S PRESS release on Willie Hutch proudly quotes what Cash Box — the influential American music trade paper — said about his soundtrack to The Mack back in March. "Willie Hutch's The Mack," it says, "is quite possibly the best black orientated film music to date..." And whilst press releases are notorious for quoting things out of context, this is one occasion when everybody is seemingly in agreement.

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