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Love Man

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Love Man

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In Season

We gave it an A-

When Atlantic Records released the monumental Complete Stax/Volt Singles boxed set last year — indisputable proof there was more to ’60s soul than just Motown — it vowed to reissue all of the Memphis label’s albums as well. This reissue is changing soul’s reputation as a singles-only affair. Fortunately, Otis Redding’s Love Man is the invigorating opposite of Tell the Truth: substantial songs soaked in instrumental spirit and topped off with Redding’s emotion-packed vocals. A-