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Albums: January 24, 2014

A review of the new record from Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings

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Sharon Jones & The Dap-Kings, Give the People What They Want
Science could not re-create ’60s and ’70s soul music the way Sharon Jones and her expert brass players and backup singers have over years of saucy live shows and five studio albums. Their sixth disc — delayed from last summer while Jones, now back on stage, underwent cancer treatments — nails the familiar pleasure centers, but truly excites only when the singer casts manners aside, as on “People Don’t Get What They Deserve,” a furious anthem for today’s 99 percent. B