Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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The Stylistics: Rockin' Roll Baby [Avco, 1973]
Thom Bell and Linda Creed have a right to run short of tunes after two fairly amazing albums with this group. But since the title cut proves that Russell Thompkins can sing fast, the first side is hard to excuse--not only very fallible, but interminably so. C+