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Dennis Coffey is a musician of rare pedigree. His recording career actually stretches back to the 1950s, though he is best known for the wah-wah and guitar distortion he brought to Motown’s hit releases of the late 1960s while a member of the Funk Brothers house band, as heard on immortal records such as Cloud Nine and Ball of Confusion by The Temptations and Edwin Starr’s War to name but a few. Breaking away from Motown in the early 1970s, he cut the massive instrumental Scorpio (which has been endlessly sampled in hip hop), scored the soundtrack...