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The Knowbody Else

  • The Knowbody Else [Hip, 1969] B

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The Knowbody Else [Hip, 1969]
A classic white Southern rock band. Despite the terrible group name and the terrible label name (Stax subsidiary) and the terrible cover art, they really make it. Lead singer James Mangrum is a cross between Dr. John and Captain Beefheart, the arrangements are spare and evocative, the songs simple but never banal. Very nice. B