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Rita Marley

  • Who Feels It Knows It [Shanachie, 1982] C+

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Who Feels It Knows It [Shanachie, 1982]
The first analogy is Alice Coltrane, who also trivializes a faith her husband brought miraculously and paradoxically alive with simple-minded music, but though it's just as well Rita doesn't play the harp, Merry Clayton and Patti Austin are more to the point: beware of backup singers' solo albums, no matter how surefire the single or committed the session men. C+