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Jimmy Hughes, Best of (Fame/EMI)

Often, we think of R&B and soul music as expressions of individual, passionate greatness—Otis, Aretha—when often, it’s nothing more or less than black pop—think Motown. The Best of Jimmy Hughes is great black pop, with the real star being the Muscle Shoals Rhythm Section. Well-worn songs such as “High Heel Sneakers” and “Shot of Rhythm [...]