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

Live Review by 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 ...

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Fathoming Out Linda Lewis

Interview by uncredited writer, Beat Instrumental, 1974

THE FACT that a British girl got high up in the charts with her own self-penned song a few months ago seemed to pass unnoticed ...

Linda Lewis: Turning Bitter Into Sweet

Retrospective and Interview by Terry Staunton, Record Collector, March 2006

Disco diva, Northern Soul icon, hippie singer-songwriter, reluctant stage show brat. Linda Lewis has been all of these and more. Terry Staunton hears tales of ...

Jimmy Webb, Linda Lewis: Royal Albert Hall, London

Live Review by Roy Carr, New Musical Express, 15 April 1972

THERE MAY BE something extremely valid in a composer performing his own highly successful material in concert, and though Jimmy Webb accomplished this to a ...

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

Live Review by Tony Cummings, Black Music, March 1974

IT WAS great, but then we knew it would be. Linda Lewis won the cool crowd first, soft and gentle, then hard and funky, a ...

Linda Lewis: Ronnie Scott's, London

Live Review by Mick Brown, The Guardian, 3 December 1977

THE CAREER of Linda Lewis presents the classic case of an artist caught on the horns of a dilemma between commercial success and artistic worth. ...

Soul, Man: The New "Black Folk"

Overview by Vernon Gibbs, Crawdaddy!, April 1975

ALL THROUGH the '60s, Booker T. and the MGs were one of the genuine oddities of soul. ...

Pink Floyd, Steve Miller, Captain Beefheart, Roy Harper, Linda Lewis: Knebworth Park, Hertfordshire

Live Review by Mick Brown, Sounds, 12 July 1975

Floyd fly high with support ...

Linda Lewis: Live

Live Review by Chas de Whalley, Sounds, 18 December 1976

Reviewer rattled by sensuous songstress ...

Linda Lewis: Ronnie Scott's, London

Live Review by Miles, New Musical Express, 27 December 1975

IT WAS A cold foggy night and there was a brass monkey sheltering in my hallway as I went in search of a Hansom to ...

Linda Lewis: Newcastle Polytechnic

Live Review by Phil Sutcliffe, Sounds, 16 October 1976

FROM KID Barton's interview with Ms Lewis last week it would seem that her current tour is the latest defiant gesture in a running debate ...

A Question of Survival: Rock'n'Roll Women

Overview by Penny Valentine, Street Life, 6 March 1976

THE NUMBER of women working in British music is pitifully small. You can count them on one hand. Why? ...


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