Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Spinners: Mighty Love [Atlantic, 1974]
If like me you're more taken with "I'm Coming Home" than you ever were with "I'll Be Around," then like me you're not a Thom Bell fan or maybe even a Spinners fan. You're a fan of the Spinners' first tenor, Felipe Wind (sp?), whose vocal improvisations, as free as Al Green's though in more of a jazz scat mode, play against the Spinners' disciplined harmonies in a virtuoso demonstration of the limits of slick. B+