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  • Show and Tell [Bell, 1973] D

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Show and Tell [Bell, 1973]
So many of the LPs that spin off soul singles are vacuous that it may be a plus that this one is positively offensive, but its offenses are so vacuous that I doubt it. Look what he's done to "Look What They've Done To My Song, Ma"--copped it--and ask your schoolteacher friends whether show-and-tell isn't considered a white cultural imposition in ghetto schools. What can it all mean? D