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Latimore: Latimore III [Glades, 1975]
Mixing Lou Rawls and Swamp Dogg in a soul-stud groove that climaxes on the fast side with his sympathetic impression of "a redneck in a soul band" and is softened on the (less impressive) slow side by a spirited but thoughtful rendition of "Ladies' Man," a song about not getting it up that's probably the best thing Oscar Brown Jr. ever wrote. B+