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Third volume in the North Portland Music series — the local legend in 1960 — ‘an upbeat soul stomper for the dance floor and a pretty ballad with tight harmonies and lots of groove’.

Another brilliant Mississippi compilation. Gospel sevens, this time, double-strength: rough, raw, searing; mostly guitar-based ensembles and solo performers, sparse organ and drums. Ethel ain’t messing.

Three 1985 sevens, twixt Range Rats and Dead Moon: Fred Cole and co are the Western Front — shit-kicking country with a sensitive side — with the same band backing Toody Cole.

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