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The Dynamic Superiors

  • The Dynamic Superiors [Motown, 1975] B

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The Dynamic Superiors [Motown, 1975]
The lead signer on one of the best Motown albums in years is a mascara-eyed, effeminate--gay--falsetto named Tony Washington. His devotion to group tradition has inspired Ashford & Simpson to write a more melodic bunch of songs than they've managed for any of their own albums yet. Only problem is, Washington doesn't do a very good Smokey, or Eddie Kendricks. Or Martha Reeves, or Lorraine Ellison. Sounds more like Nick Ashford. B