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The Mellow Fellows - Martin Allbritton, a melismatic and undeniably more powerful vocalist than the finesse-oriented Twist, proves an eminently worthy successor to the beloved big man on this highly enjoyable effort. Barge also pitches in with a few lead vocals as the group attacks a handful of joyous originals ("We'll Be Friends," "Street Party," "Broad Daylight") and storming R&B classics by Sam & Dave and Harold Burrage. ~ Bill Dahl

The Mellow Fellows: Martin Allbritton, Gene Barge, Terry Ogolini, Don Tenuto, Peter Special, Dave Mick.

Additional personnel: William Ratliff, Jeff Thomas, Steve Cobb, Morris Jennings, Eric Jensen, Wayne Stewart (drums); Chris Cameron, Matt Rose, Sidney J. Wingfield (keyboards); Johnny Rutledge (background vocals).

Living Blues (May/June 1991) - "It's vibrant, raucous R&B...evokes a deja vu of the brass-rock bands of the late '60s and early '70s, especially Blood, Sweat & Tears.

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