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Singer Johnny Wakelin traversed the oddest of paths from the seaside cabarets of Brighton, to the top of the British charts. An unassuming, mustachioed white gentleman with a droll humor that sat well within his taste for R&B, reggae, and African rhythms, Wakelin was one of the more surprising of Britain's entries into the mid-'70s disco movement. His hits, after all, might have condemned him to be remembered as a mere novelty artist, but he was also capable of some surprisingly... Read more

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