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vocals join the mix. The title track is next and it takes a slight- ly more soothing approach like a lozenge even as it’s delivered with the singer’s style that could sit on a shelf with the proven musical medicine of Bon Scott or Brian Johnson. The rest of the album contains more of the glo- rious same and is rife with full on, punchy classic hard rock with guitar riffs galore... Cornell “CC” Carter is a San Francisco-based musician known as a front man extraordinaire. His dynamic vocal skills, phenome- nal presence and high powered audience engagement have graced stages throughout the world and his latest Vindicated Soul provides the singer with some vindication as he pays trib- ute to some of his greatest artis- tic influences. Elements of jazz, blues, funk, soul, and gospel abound on this record’s eight tracks that covers Curtis May- field, Marvin Gaye, and Al Green to remarkable effect. Talk about sweet vindication... See ya next month! w Watch a lyric video for “Swallow” by Burnt Out Wreck NJ STAGE 2017 - Vol. 4 No. 5 INDEX NEXT ARTICLE 73