Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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Steel Pulse: True Democracy [Elektra, 1982]
One reason I've liked them is that they've always steered clear of Rasta misogyny, but not now--would they call out a man who "says carnal love is a must"? Other reasons have included groove, politics, and hooks--groove alone won't do. Best politics: "A Who's Responsible?" and "Worth His Weight in Gold." Best hooks: "A Who's Responsible?" and "Worth His Weight in Gold." B