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LADY DOTTIE & THE DIAMONDS

LADY DOTTIE & THE DIAMONDS

1969-12-31

LADY DOTTIE & THE DIAMONDS Lady Dottie & her band the Diamonds describe their sound as a full tilt rock & soul dance party. After one listen to this disc I couldn’t agree more. Lady Dottie “Dorothy Mae Whitsett” reminds me of the early Peter Wolf days with the J. Geils Band. This sixty something blues gal may not be a centerfold but after one listen you will be grabbing a fifth of whisky & heading straight to the dance floor. There are many covers on this disc including classics like the Rufus Thomas track “Walking the Dog”, and “Wang Dang Doodle” a blues track I never need hear again. The disc ends with an interesting rendition of the Jefferson’s theme song “Movin’ on Up”. Something tells me the live act may be better then this disc, but if you cant make the trip to San Diego throw on this disc, grab a drink and join the party. Reviewed By; Gregg Saur

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