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  • Baby Dynamite! [RCA Victor, 1969] C+

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Baby Dynamite! [RCA Victor, 1969]
Not bad, really, with some good original songs, including one, "The Boxer," that might have been a hit if RCA knew anything about pushing soul. In fact, considering that it's on RCA, which hasn't had a hit soul performer since Sam Cooke, almost a successful record, especially when compared with . . . [Erma Franklin's Soul Sister] C+