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Lee Fields & The Expressions: Special Night

Read "Special Night" reviewed by Jim Trageser


Pop culture often gets ahead of itself in writing off styles no longer in vogue among the younger set--even when tremendous music is still being made by the original creators. So while big band swing was considered hopelessly dated by the 1970s, Count Basie, Buddy Rich, Harry James, and Les Brown were still turning out some stellar sides--as good as their younger selves were making in the music's heyday, and markedly better than the neo-swing combos that came ...


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