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Jimmy Lewis

  • Totally Involved [Hotlanta, 1974] B+

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Totally Involved [Hotlanta, 1974]
Fans of monopoly capital will please explain how this belated subclassic of hortatory soul could happen anywhere but on a Southern indie label. Lewis, a former Ray Charles factotum, sounds a lot like Joe Tex, and like both Tex and the Genius he has little use for "good taste." Especially historic is the opening track, in praise of women who are not fine. B+