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Mel Street

  • Mel Street's Greatest Hits [GRT, 1976] B

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Mel Street's Greatest Hits [GRT, 1976]
Street is sincere and rather modest; he keeps the music basic and never tries to overpower anyone with his personable baritone or unexaggerated drawl. But he sure does have a weakness for illicit love, and he ought to face up--referring to the objects of one's lust (a term he specifically disavows) as angels (in three out of ten song titles) will not fool the Lord. B