Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Spinners: Happiness Is Being With the Spinners [Atlantic, 1976]
The physical pleasure--not quite luxurious, but much more than comfortable--of hearing these five men join their voices in song is undiminished, and the complete, seven-minute "Rubberband Man" is Phil (sp?) at his most expansive. But when I try to recall the tunes here I end up humming their kinfolk from other albums. B-