By Evelyn McDonnell
Updated May 27, 1994 at 04:00 AM EDT
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A Night in San Francisco

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  • Music

Opening with ”Did Ye Get Healed,” this two-disc live set testifies to music’s transformative powers. The once shy and eccentric performer has become a consummate stylist, leading an eight-piece band through R&B classics (Van Morrison-penned and covers) and holding his own with guests John Lee Hooker, Jimmy Witherspoon, and Junior Wells on his album, A Night in San Francisco. Gone, however, is the fragile poet, sinking the album into a Commitments-like reverential revue. B

A Night in San Francisco

type
  • Music

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