Sharon Jones And The Dap-Kings :: I Learned the Hard Way

It's hard to know what will work and what won't, commercially, when it comes to influences. Critics are quick to call out a band for too closely appropriating a certain sound without adding much of its own originality, and when it comes to what Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings are doing, it would be an easy criticism to launch. It would also be lazy and soulless as they are one of the most invigorating acts in America, from studio to stage, and are peerless channelers of the . . .

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